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On April 6, 1999.

On April 6, 1999, “Atlantic” label released “Utopia Parkway” the second Fountains of Wayne studio album. It was recorded in 1998, at “Stratosphere Sound” in New York City, and was produced by Adam Schlesinger and Chris Collingwood.

Personnel:

  • Chris Collingwood – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Jody Porter – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Adam Schlesinger – bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Brian Young – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Collingwood and Adam Schlesinger.

  1. Utopia Parkway
  2. Red Dragon Tattoo
  3. Denise
  4. Hat and Feet
  5. The Valley of Malls
  6. Troubled Times
  7. Go, Hippie
  8. A Fine Day For a Parade
  9. Amity Gardens
  10. Laser Show
  11. Lost in Space
  12. Prom Theme
  13. It Must Be Summer
  14. The Senator’s Daughter

On March 23, 1999.

On March 23, 1999, “Metal Blade” album released “Day for Night”, the fourth Spock’s Beard studio album. It was recorded in 1998, and was produced by Neal Morse, Alan Morse, Dave Meros, Nick D’Virgilio and Ryo Okumoto.

Personnel:

  • Neal Morse – lead vocals, piano, all synths, acoustic guitar
  • Alan Morse – vocals, electric guitar, Mellotron
  • Dave Meros – vocals, bass
  • Nick D’Virgilio – vocals, drums, percussion
  • Ryo Okumoto – Hammond organ, mellotron
  • John Garr – saxophone
  • Joy Worland – French horn
  • Eric Brenton, Tom Tally, John Krovoza – string section
  • Byron House – string bass, cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Neal Morse, except where noted.

  1. Day for Night
  2. Gibberish
  3. Skin
  4. The Distance to the Sun
  5. Crack the Big Sky
  6. The Gypsy
  7. Can’t Get It Wrong – Nick D’Virgilio, Alan Morse, Neal Morse
  8. The Healing Colors of Sound
  9. The Healing Colors of Sound Pt. 1
  10. My Shoes
  11. Mommy Comes Back
  12. Ley It Down
  13. The Healing Colors of Sound Pt. 2
  14. My Shoes (revisited)

On March 23, 1999.

On March 23, 1999, “Elektra” label released “Inside”, the 20th David Sanborn album. It was recorded in 1998, at “Camel Island” in New Jersey, “Avatar Studios”, “Hiatus Studios”, “Sound On Sound” and “Electric Lady Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Marcus Miller and David Isaac.

Personnel:

  • David Sanborn – alto saxophone
  • Marcus Miller – keyboards, Rhodes piano, guitar, bass, drums, clarinet, backing vocals, arrangements, engineer
  • Ricky Peterson – Hammond B3 organ
  • Gil Goldstein – electric piano, arrangements
  • Davis Isaac – keyboards
  • Marvin Sewell – National resaphonic guitar
  • Dean Brown – guitar
  • Bill Frisell – guitar
  • Fareed Haque – acoustic guitar
  • Gene Lake – drums
  • Don Alias – percussion
  • Michael Brecker – tenor saxophone
  • Ronnie Cuber – baritone saxophone
  • Lenny Pickett – tenor saxophone
  • Wallace Roney – trumpet
  • Hank Roberts – cello
  • Cassandra Wilson – lead vocals
  • Eric Benét – lead and backing vocals
  • Lalah Hathaway – lead and backing vocals
  • Sting – lead vocals
  • Davis Isaac – engineer
  • Goh Hotada – engineer, mixing
  • Paul Mitchell – engineer
  • Malcolm Pollack – engineer
  • Dean Sharenow – engineer
  • Takamasa Hondu – assistant engineer
  • John R. Reigert III – assistant engineer
  • Rory Romano – assistant engineer
  • Mike Tocci – assistant engineer
  • Zach Wind – assistant engineer
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Bibi Green – production coordinator
  • Jennifer Roddie – art direction, design
  • Michael Wilson – cover photography
  • Eric Johnson – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Marcus Miller, except where noted.

  1. Corners (For Herbie)
  2. Day Dreaming – Aretha Franklin
  3. Trance
  4. Brother Ray
  5. Lisa – David Sanborn
  6. When I’m With You
  7. Naked Moon
  8. Cane – Meshell Ndegeocello
  9. Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers
  10. Miss You – David Sanborn

On March 22, 1999.

On March 22, 1999, “KScope” and “Snapper” labels released “Stupid Dream”, the fifth Porcupine Tree studio album. It was recorded January – November 1998, at “Foel Studio” in Llanfair Caereinion, Welshpool, “No Man’s Land” in  Hemel Hampstead, UK, and was produced by Steven Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Steven Wilson – vocals, guitars, piano, samples, bass
  • Richard Barbieri – analogue synthesizers, Hammond organ, mellotron, piano
  • Colin Edwin – bass guitar, double bass
  • Chris Maitland – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Theo Travis – flute, saxophone
  • East of England Orchestra – strings 
  • Nicholas Kok – conductor
  • Elliot Ness – recording engineer
  • Chris Thorpe – recording engineer
  • Dominique Brethes – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Steven Wilson, except where noted.

  1. Even Less
  2. Piano Lessons
  3. Stupid Dreams
  4. Pure Narcotic
  5. Slave Called Shiver
  6. Don’t Hate Me
  7. This Is No Rehearsal
  8. Baby Dream in Cellophane
  9. Stranger NY Minute
  10. A Smart Kid
  11. Tinto Brass – Steven Wilson, Richard Barbieri, Colin Edwin, Chris Maitland
  12. Stop Swimming

On Mach 21, 2000.

On March 21, 2000, “Barsuk Records” label released “We Have the Facts and We’re Voting Yes”, the second Death Cab for Cutie studio album. It was recorded in 1999, at “The Hall of Justice” in Seattle, Washington, and was produced by Chris Walla.

Personnel:

  • Ben Gibbard – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, organ, drums, percussion, Casiotone
  • Chris Walla – guitar, electric piano, percussion, glockenspiel, samples, backing vocals, mixing
  • Nick Harmer – bass guitar
  • Nathan Good – drums
  • Tony Lash – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Ben Gibbard, except where noted.

  1. Title Tracks
  2. The Employment Pages
  3. For What Reason
  4. Lowell, MA – Ben Gibbard, Chris Walla
  5. 405
  6. Little Fury Bags
  7. Company Calls – Ben Gibbard, Nick Hammer, Chris Walla
  8. Company Calls Epilogue
  9. No Joy in Mudville – Ben Gibbard, Nick Hammer, Chris Walla
  10. Scientist Studies

On March 14, 2000.

On March 14, 2000, “Slow River Records” label released “Home”, the second Josh Rouse studio album. It was recorded in 1999, at “True Tone Studio” in Nashville, “Alex the Great” in Berry Hill, Tennessee, and was produced by Brad Jones, David Henry and Josh Rouse.

Personnel:

  • Josh Rouse – vocals, guitar
  • David Henry – bass, cello, engineer
  • Brad Jones – piano, bass, chamberlain, marimba, additional engineering
  • Steve Allen – organ
  • John Deaderick – electric piano
  • Will Kimbrough – guitar
  • Jason Moon Wilkins – bass
  • David Gehrke – drums
  • Dennis Cronin – flugelhorn
  • Roy Agee – trombone
  • Dennis Cronin – trumpet
  • Paul Burch – vibraphone
  • Ned Henry – violin
  • Sharon Gilchrist – backing vocals
  • Tommy Dorsey – mastering
  • Matt Boyd, Scotty Peek – artwork, photography
  • Adam Larson – layout
  • George Howard – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Josh Rouse.

  1. Laughter
  2. Marvin Gaye
  3. Directions
  4. Parts and Accessories
  5. 100m Backstroke
  6. Hey Porcupine
  7. In Between
  8. And Around
  9. Afraid to Fail

On March 11, 1999.

On March 11, 1999, “re:think Records” label released “New Way to Be Human”, the second Switchfoot studio album. It was recorded in 1998, at “re:think Studio” and was produced by Charlie Peacocok.

Personnel:

  • Jon Foreman – vocals, guitar, piano, trumpet
  • Tim Foreman – bass, backing vocals
  • Chad Butler – drums, percussion
  • Tony Miracle – analog synth
  • David Davidson – violin
  • Bob Mason – cello
  • Sam Levine – bass clarinet, flute
  • Mike Haynes – trumpet
  • Mark Douthit – tenor sax
  • Charlie Peacock – orchestration

Track listing:

All tracks are written by Jon Foreman, except where noted.

  1. New Way to Be Human – Jon Foreman, Douglas Kaine McKelvey
  2. Incomplete – Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman
  3. Sooner or Later (Soren’s Song)
  4. Company Car
  5. Let That Be Enough
  6. Something More (Augustine’s Confession)
  7. Only Hope
  8. Amy’s Song
  9. I Turn Everything Over
  10. Under the Floor

On February 27, 2001.

On February 27, 2001, “Arkadia Jazz” label released “One Day, Forever”, the 31st Benny Golson album. It was recorded in November 1996, September 1999, October 2000, at “Sandhausen Studios” in Germany, “Avatar Studios” and “Patrych Recording” in New York City, and was produced by Bob Karcy.

Personnel:

  • Benny Golson – tenor saxophone, conductor, arranger
  • Shirley Horn – vocals
  • Art Farmer – trumpet
  • Curtis Fuller – trombone
  • Geoff Keezer – piano
  • Lara Downes – piano
  • Mulgrew Miller – piano
  • Bill Mays – keyboards
  • Ron Carter – bass
  • Dwayne Burno – bass
  • Carl Allen – drums
  • Joe Farnsworth – drums
  • Robert Carlisle, John Clark – French horn
  • Elizabeth Mann – flute
  • Gerard Reuter – oboe
  • Clay Ruede, David Heiss, Diane Barere, Eliana Mendoza, Erik Friedlander, Eugene Moye, Frederick Zlotkin, Jeanne Leblanc, Joseph Kimura, Lanny Paykin, Maxine Neuman, Richard Locker – cello
  • Dennis Wall – engineer

 Track listing:

All tracks by Benny Golson

  1. One Day, Forever (I Remember Miles)
  2. Blue Walk
  3. Killer Joe
  4. Are You Real?
  5. Sad to Say
  6. Out of the Past
  7. Blues Alley
  8. Along Came Betty
  9. On Gossamer Wings

On february 15, 2000.

On February 15, 2000, “Sony Classical” label released “Wandering Moon”, the 13th Terence Blanchard album. It was recorded in June 1999, at “Clinton Recording Studios, Studio A” in New York City, and was produced by Terence Blanchard.

Personnel:

  • Terence Blanchard – trumpet, liner notes
  • Aaron Fletcher – alto saxophone
  • Branford Marsalis – tenor saxophone
  • Brice Winston – tenor saxophone
  • Dave Holland – bass
  • Eric Harland – drums
  • Edward Simon – piano
  • Jim Anderson – engineer
  • Giulio Turturro – art direction
  • Jimmy Katz – photography
  • Laraine Perri – executive producer
  • Robin Burgess – associate producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Terence Blanchard.

  1. Luna Viajera
  2. If I Could I Would
  3. Bass Solo
  4. My Only Thought of You
  5. Simplemente Simon
  6. Sweet’s Dream
  7. Sidney
  8. The Process – Edward Simon
  9. Joe & O
  10. I Thought About You – Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer

On February 9, 1999.

On February 9, 1999, “Winter & Winter” label released “Blue Wail”, the fifth Uri Caine studio album. It was recorded in December 1998, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Joe Ferla and Stefan Winter.

Personnel:

  • Uri Caine – piano
  • James Genus – bass
  • Ralph Peterson, Jr. – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Uri Caine except where noted.

  1. Honeysuckle Rose – Fats Waller
  2. Loose Trade
  3. The Face of Space
  4. Digature of the Line
  5. Blue Wail
  6. Stain
  7. Sweet Potato
  8. Bones Don’t Cry
  9. Poem for Shulamit
  10. Fireball
  11. Honeysuckle Rose – Fats Waller