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On October 5, 2000.

On October 5, 2000, “Masters of Art” label released “Curly’s Airships”, the third Judge Smith album. It was recorded 1994 – 2000, at “Masters of Art Studio” in Sussex, “The Organ Workshop” in Lymm, Cheshire, and various locations in England, France and Holland.

Personnel:

  • Judge Smith– vocals, bass, drum tracks
  • John Ellis– electric guitars, Ebow, mandolin
  • Hugh Banton– organ, piano
  • Pete Brown– vocals, percussion
  • Rikki Patten – supplementary guitar
  • David Jackson– saxophones, whistle
  • Joe Hinchliff – accordion
  • Ian Fordham – bass guitar, double bass
  • René van Commenée – tabla, ghatam, tambura
  • Tammo Heikens – sitar, tambura
  • David Shaw-Parker – vocals, acoustic guitar, banjo, actor
  • Arthur Brown– vocals
  • Peter Hammill– vocals
  • Paul Roberts– vocals
  • Paul Thompson – vocals
  • Nick Lucas – vocals, actor
  • Gwendolyn Gray – actress
  • Mike Bell – actor
  • The Mystery Marching Band
  • Cover art – Glide Design of Eastbourne

Track listing:

Chapter One: Curly Comes Through

  1. Voices From A Crystal Set
  2. Walking Her Out

Chapter Two: Curly’s Conducted Tour

  1. Curly Takes Us Up
  2. Drifting About Like a Bad Smell

Chapter Three: Curly In The Clouds

  1. Curly In The Clouds

Chapter Four: Catastrophe

  1. A Capital Idea
  2. A Shrieking Of Aluminium

Chapter Five: Curly On Civvy Street

  1. Curly On Civvy Street

Chapter Six: A Great British Compromise

  1. That Imperial Airship Scheme
  2. From The Sidelines

Chapter Seven: A Kindly Sort Of Cove

  1. A Kindly Sort Of Cove

Chapter Eight: Curly At Cardington

  1. Curly At Cardington

Chapter Nine: Lord Of A Continent

  1. A Creature Of Grace
  2. A Byronic Sort Of Blighter

Chapter Ten: Big Chief And Some Minor Bugs

  1. Big Chief And Some Minor Bugs

Chapter Eleven: Curly’s Close Shave

  1. The Canadian Run
  2. Conan Doyle & The Flying Sieve
  3. Horrors At Hendon

Chapter Twelve: Cutting The Lady In Half

  1. As Safe As A House
  2. A Ship Of Fools

Chapter Thirteen: Curly Gets The Creeps

  1. The Night Before
  2. The Morning After

Chapter Fourteen: Curly Cashes His Chips

  1. Bedford To Hastings
  2. Hastings To Beauvais

Chapter Fifteen: Carry On Curly

  1. The Muffled Drum
  2. The Final Taboo
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On October 3, 2000.

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On October 3, 2000, “Sub Rosa” label released “Lo. Def Pressure”, the twelfth Bill Laswell album. It was recorded in 2000, at “Orange Music” in West Orange, NJ, and was produced by Bill Laswell.

Personnel:

  • Bill Laswell– bass guitar, keyboards, drum programming
  • Hassan Akber Ali – instruments
  • Zakir Hussain– percussion
  • Badal Roy– percussion
  • Arif Singh – instruments
  • Kadri Sriram – instruments
  • Michael Fossenkemper – mastering
  • Robert Musso– engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Bill Laswell.

  1. Shyvamthscience
  2. Black Ice

On September 19, 2000.

On September 19, 2000, “World Circuit” label released “Chanchullo”, the third Rubén González studio album. It was recorded 1997 – 2000, at “Egrem” in Havana, Cuba, “Angel Recording Studios” in London, and was produced by Nick Gold.

Personnel:

  • Rubén González – piano
  • Orlando “Cachaíto” López– bass
  • Amadito Valdés– timbales
  • Miguel “Angá” Díaz– congas
  • Ángel Terry Domech – congas
  • Roberto García – bongos, cowbell, güiro
  • Alberto “Virgilio” Valdés – maracas
  • Alejandro Pichardo Pérez – güiro, claves
  • Manuel “Guajiro” Mirabal– trumpet
  • Jesús “Aguaje” Ramos– trombone
  • Richard Egües– flute
  • Joaquin Oliveiras – flute
  • Javier Zalba – baritone saxophone
  • Lázaro Ordóñez Enríquez – violin
  • Eliades Ochoa– guitar
  • Papi Oviedo– tres
  • Ry Cooder– tres
  • Joachim Cooder– drums
  • Ibrahim Ferrer– vocals
  • Cheikh Lô– vocals
  • Jesús “Aguaje” Ramos – chorus
  • Lázaro Villa – chorus
  • Jesús “Aguaje” Ramos – musical director
  • Jerry Boys – engineer, mixing, mastering
  • Tom Leader – mastering
  • Simon Burwell – assistant recording, mixing engineer
  • Julío Martínez Rodríguez – assistant recording engineer
  • Cristina Piza – cover photography
  • Christina Jaspars – other photography
  • Susan Titelman – other photography
  • David Burton – centre page photography
  • Rubén González – archive photography
  • Kathryn Samson – cover design
  • Sigfredo Ariel – research

Track listing:

  1. Chanchullo – Israel “Cachao” López
  2. De una manera espantosa – Arsenio Rodríguez
  3. La lluvia – Miguel “Angá” Díaz, Rubén González, Jesús “Aguaje” Ramos, Orlando “Cachaíto” López, Amadito Valdés
  4. Central Constancia – Enrique Jorrín
  5. Quizás, quizás, quizás – Osvaldo Farrés
  6. Choco’s Guajira – Alfredo “Chocolate” Armenteros
  7. Si te contara – Félix Reina
  8. El bodeguero – Richard Egües
  9. Isora Club – Coralia López
  10. Rico vacilón – Rosendo Ruiz Jr.
  11. Pa’ gozar – Arístides Soto

On September 11, 2000.

On September 11, 2000, “Verve” label released “Sci-Fi”, the fourth Christian McBride studio album. It was recorded in February 2000, at “Avatar Studios”, and was produced by Christian McBride.

Personnel:

  • Christian McBride – upright and electric bass, keyboards
  • Ron Blake– tenor and soprano sax
  • Shedrick Mitchell – piano, electric piano
  • Rodney Green – drums
  • Herbie Hancock– piano
  • Dianne Reeves– vocalese
  • Toots Thielemans– harmonica
  • James Carter– bass clarinet
  • David Gilmore– acoustic and electric guitar
  • Joe Ferla – recording, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Christian McBride, except where noted.

  1. Aja – Walter Becker, Donald Fagen
  2. Uhura’s Moment Returned
  3. Xerxes
  4. Lullaby for a Ladybug
  5. Science Fiction
  6. Walking on the Moon – Sting
  7. Havona – Jaco Pastorius
  8. I’ll Guess I’ll Have to Forget
  9. Butterfly Dreams – Stanley Clarke
  10. Via Mwandishi
  11. The Sci-fi Outro

On August 22, 2000.

On August 22, 2000, “Warner Bros” label released “Yes, Please!”, the sixth  Fourplay studio album. It was recorded in 2000, and was produced by Nathan East and Marcel East.

Personnel:

  • Bob James – piano, keyboards
  • Lee Ritenour – guitar
  • Nathan East – bass guitar
  • Harvey Mason – drums
  • Roger Sadowski – guitar
  • Chanté Moore– vocals
  • Dee Fredrix – chant
  • Don Murray – engineer, mixing
  • Ken Freeman – additional engineer
  • Staffan “skar” Karlsson – additional engineer
  • Robert Vosgien – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Free Range – Harvey Mason Sr.
  2. Double Trouble – Nathan East
  3. Once Upon a Love – Nathan East
  4. Robo Bop – Bob James
  5. Blues Force – Bob James, Larry Carlton, Nathan East, Harvey Mason, Sr.
  6. Save Some Love For Me – Nathan East
  7. Fortress – Bob James
  8. Go With Your Heart – Harvey Mason Sr.
  9. Poco A Poco – Harvey Mason Sr.
  10. A Little Fourplay – Marcel East, Nathan East
  11. Lucky – Bob James

 

On August 21, 2000.

On August 21, 2000, “ECM” label released “The Water Is Wide”, the 31st Charles Lloyd album. It was recorded December 1999, at “Cello Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Charles Lloyd– tenor saxophone
  • John Abercrombie– guitar
  • Brad Mehldau– piano
  • Larry Grenadier– bass
  • Billy Higgins– drums
  • Darek Oles– bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Charles Lloyd except where noted.

  1. Georgia – Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell
  2. The Water Is Wide – traditional
  3. Black Butterfly – Duke Ellington, Irving Mills
  4. Ballade and Allegro
  5. Figure in Blue
  6. Lotus Blossom – Billy Strayhorn
  7. The Monk and the Mermaid
  8. Song of Her – Cecil McBee
  9. Lady Day
  10. Heaven – Duke Ellington
  11. There Is a Balm in Gilead – traditional
  12. Prayer

On August 15, 2000.

On August 15, 2000, “Castle Communications” label released “Crimson Moon”, the 21st Bert Jansch album. It was recorded 1999 – 2000, at Bert Jansch’s home studio, and was produced by Bert Jansch.

Personnel:

  • Bert Jansch – vocals, guitar
  • Johnny Marr- guitar, harmonica, backing vocals
  • Bernard Butler- guitar
  • Johnny “Guitar” Hodge- guitar, harmonica
  • Adam Jansch- bass
  • Makoto Sakamoto- drums, percussion
  • Loren Jansch- vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Bert Jansch except where noted.

  1. Caledonia
  2. Going Home
  3. Crimson Moon
  4. Downunder
  5. October Song – Robin Williamson
  6. Looking for Love
  7. Fool’s Mate
  8. The River Bank
  9. Omie Wise – traditional
  10. My Donald – Owen Hand
  11. Neptune’s Daughter
  12. Singing the Blues – Melvin Endsley