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On April 11, 2000.

On April 11, 2000, “Warner Music Group” and “Atlantic” labels released “Beethoven’s Last Night”, rock opera by the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. It was recorded 1997 – 1999, and was produced by Paul O’Neill and Robert Kinkel. The opera tells the fictional story of Ludwig van Beethoven on the last night of his life.

Personnel:

  • Jody Ashworth – vocals (Beethoven)
  • Patti Russo– vocals (Theresa)
  • Jon Oliva– vocals (Mephistopheles)
  • Guy Lemmonnier – vocals (Young Beethoven)
  • Jamie Torcellini – vocals (Twist)
  • Sylvia Tosun – vocals (Fate)
  • Zak Stevens– vocals (The Muses)
  • Dave Diamond – vocals (The Muses)
  • Doug Thoms – vocals (The Muses)
  • Paul O’Neill– guitar
  • Al Pitrelli– guitar
  • Chris Caffery– guitar
  • Johnny Lee Middleton– bass
  • Jon Oliva– keyboards
  • Bob Kinkel– keyboards
  • Jeff Plate– drums
  • Mark Wood- strings master

Track listing:

  1. Overture (instrumental)
  2. Midnight
  3. Fate
  4. What Good This Deafness
  5. Mephistopheles
  6. What is Eternal
  7. The Moment
  8. Vienna
  9. Mozart/Figaro (instrumental)
  10. The Dreams of Candelight
  11. Requiem (The Fifth)
  12. I’ll Keep Your Secrets
  13. The Dark
  14. Für Elise (instrumental)
  15. After the Fall
  16. A Last Illusion
  17. This is Who You Are
  18. Beethoven (instrumental)
  19. Mephistopheles’ Return
  20. Misery
  21. Who is That Child
  22. A Final Dream
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On April 10, 2001.

On April 10, 2001, “Artemis Records” label released “The Hogyssey”, the third  Spacehog album. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Sean Slade, Paul Ebersold, Bryce Goggin and Paul Q. Kolderie.

Personnel:

  • Antony Langdon – vocals, guitar
  • Richard Steel – lead guitar
  • Royston Langdon – vocals, bass guitar
  • Jonny Cragg – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Royston Langdon, except where noted.

  1. Jupiter’s Moon
  2. This Is America – Antony Langdon, Royston Langdon
  3. I Want to Live
  4. Earthquake
  5. A Real Waste of Food
  6. Perpetual Drag
  7. Dancing on My Own
  8. And It Is
  9. The Hogyssey – Richard Strauss
  10. The Strangest Dream
  11. At Least I Got Laid
  12. The Horror” – 17:25

The song “The Horror” ends at 4:47, after 11 minutes of silence (4:47 – 15:47), begins the hidden track “I Can’t Hear You”.

On March 16, 1999.

On March 16, 1999, “Zebra Records” label released “Thick”, the ninth Tribal Tech album. It was recorded June – July 1998, at “Tommy Tedesco Studio” in Hollywood, and was produced by Gary Willis, Scott Henderson and Scott Kinsey.

Personnel:

  • Scott Henderson- guitar
  • Gary Willis- bass
  • Scott Kinsey- keyboards
  • Kirk Covington- drums
  • J. Hngelmerich – recording, mixing
  • Wendy Levin – engineer
  • Cammie Sanchez, Jacqueline Santillan, Jae-Youn Jung, Jason Kauffman, Julio Cesar Andujar, Martin W. Stefen, Max Takai, Nate Sperl, Sergio Murillo, Soo Kim, Tiago Becker, Trent Johnson – engineer assistant
  • Steve Hall – mastering
  • Joachim Becker – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Scott Henderson, Gary Willis, Scott Kinsey and Kirk Covington.

  1. Sheik of Encino
  2. Party at Kinsey’s
  3. Jalapeño
  4. Clinic Troll
  5. Thick
  6. You May Remember Me
  7. Slick
  8. Somewhat Later
  9. What Has He Had?
  10. A Thique Man Named Milan

On March 14, 2000,

On March 14, 2000, “Verve” label released “Bump”, the 24th John Scofield album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Lee Townsend.

Personnel:

  • John Scofiel – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Mark Degli Antoni- keyboard sampler
  • David Livolsi – electric bass
  • Tony Scherr- acoustic and electric bass
  • Chris Wood- electric bass
  • Eric Kalb – drums
  • Kenny Wollesen- drums
  • Johnny Durkin – congas
  • Johnny Almendra – percussion
  • Joe Ferla – recording, mixing
  • Kevin Killen – recording
  • Andrea Yankovsky – assistant engineer
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Susan Scofield – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by John Scofield.

  1. Three Sisters
  2. Chichon
  3. Beep Beep
  4. Kelpers
  5. Groan Man
  6. Fez
  7. Blackout
  8. Kilgeffen
  9. We Are Not Alone
  10. Swinganova
  11. Drop and Roll
  12. Kilgeffen (Reprise)

On March 9, 1999.

On March 9, 1999, “ECM” label released “Voice in the Night”, the 30th Charles Lloyd album. It was recorded in May 1998, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Charles Lloyd- tenor saxophone
  • John Abercrombie- guitar
  • Dave Holland- double bass
  • Billy Higgins- drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Charles Lloyd except where noted.

  1. Voice in the Night
  2. God Give Me Strength – Burt Bacharach, Elvis Costello
  3. Dorothea’s Studio
  4. Requiem
  5. Pocket Full of Blues
  6. Homage
  7. Forest Flower: Sunrise/Sunset
  8. A Flower Is a Lovesome Thing – Billy Strayhorn

 

On March 7, 2000.

On March 7, 2000, “Quarterstick Records” label released “Journey to the End of the Night”, the thirteenth Mekons studio album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Monti Sound & Corina Studios” in London, and “Stinkpole & Kingsize Sound Labs” in Chicago.

Personnel:

  • Sally Timms – vocals
  • Steve Goulding – drums
  • Susie Honeyman – iddle
  • Sarah Corina – vocals, bass
  • Tom Greenhalgh – vocals, guitar, autoharp, piano
  • Jon Langford – vocals, guitar, melodica, machines
  • Rico Bell – vocals, accordion, harmonica
  • Lu Edmonds – cumbus
  • Edith Frost, Kelly Hogan, Neko Case– backing vocals
  • John Rice– electric sitar
  • Mitch Marlow – rhythm guitar
  • Kenny Sluiter – mixing, mastering

Track listing:

  1. Myth
  2. Out In The Night
  3. Last Week Of The War
  4. City Of London
  5. Tina
  6. The Flood
  7. Cast No Shadow
  8. Ordinary Night
  9. Power And Horror
  10. Neglect
  11. Something To Be Scared Of
  12. Last Night Of Earth
  13. … And Heracles Smiled

On March 7, 2000.

On March 7, 2000, “Tone Center” label released the self-titled, debut CAB album. It was recorded in 1999, at “B&W Studios” in Woodland Hills” and “MI Studios” in  Hollywood, Los Angeles, and was produced by Bunny Brunel.

Personnel:

  • Bunny Brunel– keyboard, bass, engineering, mixing
  • Tony MacAlpine– guitar, keyboard
  • Dennis Chambers– drums
  • Brian Auger– organ
  • Barry Rudolph – engineering, mixing
  • Dallan Beck – engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Bunny Brunel, except where noted.

  1. Night Splash
  2. CAB
  3. So There Is Love – Tony MacAlpine
  4. Just Perfect
  5. One for Stern
  6. The Watcher – Tony MacAlpine
  7. Atamanashi – Bunny Brunel, Kazumi Watanabe
  8. Boogie Me
  9. Elastic Man – Tony MacAlpine
  10. Bernard