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On April 17, 2001.

On April 17, 2001, “Kill Rock Stars” label released “Leaves Turn Inside You”, the eighth and final Unwound studio album. It was recorded in 2000, at “MagRecOne” in Olympia, Washington, and was produced by Phil Ek, Justin Trosper, Sara Lund and Vern Rumsey.

Personnel:

  • Justin Trosper– lead and background vocals, guitar, mellotron, Rhodes piano, piano, synthesizer, engineering, tape operation
  • Sara Lund – drums, percussion, background vocals, tape operation, engineerin
  • Vern Rumsey– vocals, bass, guitar, organ, piano,  tape operation, engineering
  • Brandt Sandeno – background vocals,, harpsichord, mellotron, organ, Rhodes piano, slide guitar, , vibraphone, tape operation, engineering
  • Murray W. – optiphone, dynachord
  • Janet Weiss– background vocals
  • Steve Fisk – mellotron
  • Derek Johnson – cello
  • Kip Beelman – tape operation, engineering
  • Phil Ek– tape operation, engineering
  • Roger Seibel – mastering
  • Pat Castaldo – layout
  • Stefano Giovaninni – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Justin Trosper, Sara Lund and Vern Rumsey.

  1. We Invent You
  2. Look a Ghost
  3. December
  4. Treachery
  5. Terminus
  6. Demons Sing Love Songs
  7. Off This Century
  8. One Lick Less
  9. Scarlette
  10. October All Over
  11. Summer Freeze
  12. Radio Gra
  13. Bellow the Salt
  14. Who Cares

 

 

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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

On April 6, 2001.

On April 6, 2001, “Darla Records” label released “At Dawn”, the second My Morning Jacket studio album. It was recorded in 2000, at “Tarbox Road Studios” in Cassadaga, New York, and was produced by Jim James.

Personnel:

  • Jim James – vocals, guitars, harmonica, banjo
  • Danny Cash – keyboards
  • Johnny Quaid – guitars
  • Two Tone Tommy – bass
  • Glenn – drums
  • Keenan Lawler – resonator guitars

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim James.

  1. At Dawn
  2. Lowdown
  3. The Way That He Sings
  4. Death is the Easy Way
  5. Hopefully
  6. Bermuda Highway
  7. Honest Man
  8. X-mas Curtain
  9. Just Because I Do
  10. If It Smashes Down
  11. I Needed It Most
  12. Phone Went West
  13. Strangulation!
  14. Mediate, Try Not to Hate… Love Yer Mate, Like Sex on 8… (Hidden track)

On March 27, 2001.

On March 27, 2001, “Tzadik” label released “The Gift”, album by John Zorn, the third volume of “Music Romance Series”. It was recorded 2000 – 2001, and was produced by John Zorn.

Personnel:

  • John Zorn– piano, theremin
  • Cyro Baptista– percussion
  • Joey Baron– drums
  • Jennifer Choi– violin
  • Greg Cohen– bass
  • Dave Douglas– trumpet
  • Trevor Dunn– bass
  • Mike Patton– voice
  • Raman Ramakishna – cello
  • Marc Ribot– guitar
  • Masumi Rostad – viola
  • Ned Rothenberg– shakuhachi
  • Jamie Saft– organ, wurlitzer piano, piano, keyboards

Track listing:

All tracks by John Zorn.

  1. Makahaa
  2. The Quiet Surf
  3. Samarkan
  4. Train to Thiensan
  5. Snake Catcher
  6. Mao’s Moon
  7. Cutting Stone
  8. La Flor del Barrio
  9. Bridge to the Beyond
  10. Makahaa (reprise)

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 13, 2001.

On March 13, 2001, “Blue Note” label released “Flights of Fancy: Trio Fascination: Edition Two”, the 18th Joe Lovano album. It was recorded June 14 and 16, 2000, and was produced by Joe Lovano.

Personnel:

  • Joe Lovano– tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone, alto clarinet, drums, percussion, gong
  • Idris Muhammad- drums
  • Cameron Brown- bass
  • Billy Drewes- soprano saxophone, alto flute
  • Joey Baron- drums
  • Toots Thielemans- harmonica
  • Kenny Werner- piano
  • Dave Douglas- trumpet
  • Mark Dresser- bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Lovano, except where noted.

  1. Flights of Fancy
  2. On April (I’ll Remember April) – Gene de Paul, Patricia Johnston, Don Raye
  3. Amsterdam
  4. Blue Mist
  5. Off and Runnin’
  6. Infant Eyes – Wayne Shorter
  7. 206
  8. Bougainvillea – Judi Silvano
  9. Windom Street
  10. Hot Shot
  11. Aisha – McCoy Tyner
  12. Amber
  13. On Giant Steps – John Coltrane
  14. Flights of Fancy – reprise

 

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