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On September 21, 2000.

On September 21, 2000, “ECM” label released “Coruscating”, the 25th John Surman album. It was recorded in January 1999, at “CTS Studios” in London, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.


  • John Surman– soprano and baritone saxophone, bass clarinet, contrabass clarinet
  • Chris Laurence– bass


  • Rita Manning, Keith Pascoe– violins
  • Bill Hawkes – viola
  • Nick Cooper – cello

Track listing:

All tracks by John Surman.

  1. At Dusk
  2. Dark Corners
  3. Stone Flower
  4. Moonless Midnight
  5. Winding Passages
  6. An Illusive Shadow
  7. Crystal Walls
  8. For the Moment

On September 5, 2000.

On September 5, 2000, “Warner Bros” label released “Places”, the twelve Brad Mehldau album. It was recorded January – March 2000, at “Mad Hatter Studio” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Brad Mehldau.


  • Brad Mehldau- piano
  • Larry Grenadier- bass
  • Jorge Rossy- drums
  • Bernie Kirsch – engineer
  • Andrew Garver – mastering
  • Lawrence Azerrad – art direction, design
  • Michael Lewis – photography

Track listing:

All track by Brad Mehldau

  1. Los Angeles
  2. 29 Palms
  3. Madrid
  4. Amsterdam
  5. Los Angeles II
  6. West Hartford
  7. Airport Sadness
  8. Perugia
  9. A Walk in the Park
  10. Paris
  11. Schloss Elmau
  12. Am Zauberberg
  13. Los Angeles (reprise)

On August 26, 2003.

On August 26, 2003, “Tzadik” label released “Scelsi Morning”, the 14th Marc Ribot album. It was recorded January – April 2000, at “Sorcerer Sound’ and “Sperry Sound” in New York City, and was produced by Marc Ribot.


  • Marc Ribot– guitar
  • Christine Bard – percussion, drums
  • Roberto Rodriguez – percussion, drums
  • Ned Rothenberg – bass clarinet, clarinet
  • Jill Jaffe – violin, viola
  • Chris Wood – bass
  • Anthony Coleman – pump organ, piano, sampler, trombone
  • Ted Reichman – pump organ, accordion
  • Eddie Sperry – sampler
  • Rob Thomas – violin, bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Marc Ribot.

  1. Bataille
  2. Scelsi Morning
  3. And Then She Fell…
  4. Earth
  5. Pennies from Hell
  6. Geese
  7. Our Daily Bread
  8. Identity I-Shmentity
  9. The Youth Brigade Triumphs Again (And Again)
  10. Kabukitsch

On August 25, 2000.

On August 25, 2000, Bernard Alfred Nitzsche aka Jack Nitzsche, died aged 63. He was a songwriter, composer, arranger, record producer, and musician, known for his work with Phil Spector, Neil Young, The Rolling Stones, Earl Palmer, Leon Russell, Roy Caton, Willy DeVille, Glen Campbell, and Graham Parker. He also worked in film scores, for films such as “Performance”, “The Exorcist” and “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”. Nitzsche released four solo albums and five OSR albums.

On August 21, 2001.

On August 21, 2001, “ECM” label released “Not for Nothin’”, the thirteenth Dave Holland album. It was recorded in September 2000, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Dave Holland.


  • Dave Holland- bass
  • Robin Eubanks- trombone, cowbell
  • Chris Potter- soprano, alto and tenor saxophones
  • Steve Nelson- vibraphone, marimba
  • Billy Kilson- drums
  • Chris “Tek” O’Ryan- sound engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Dave Holland, except where noted.

  1. Global Citizen – Robin Eubanks
  2. For All You Are
  3. Lost and Found – Chris Potter
  4. Shifting Sands
  5. Billows of Rhythm – Billy Kilson
  6. What Goes Around
  7. Go Fly a Kite – Steve Nelson
  8. Not for Nothin’
  9. Cosmosis


On August 14, 2000.

On August 14, 2000, “Parlaphone” label released “Little Kix”, the third Mansun studio album. It was recorded in 2000, at “Astoria” in London, and was produced by Hugh Padgham and Michael Hunter.


  • Paul Draper– lead vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboards
  • Dominic Chad– electric guitar, piano, backing vocals
  • Stove King– bass
  • Andie Rathbone– drums, percussion
  • Mike Hunter – Hammond organ, Pro Tools
  • Mark ‘Spike’ Stent– mixing
  • Anne Dudley– strings
  • Anton Corbijn– photography
  • Pennie Smith– live photography

 Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Draper, except where noted.

  1. Butterfly (A New Beginning) – Paul Draper, Dominic Chad
  2. I Can Only Disappoint You – Paul Draper, Dominic Chad
  3. Comes as No Surprise
  4. Electric Man
  5. Love Is…
  6. Soundtrack 4 2 Lovers – Paul Draper, Dominic Chad
  7. Forgive Me
  8. Until the Next Life
  9. Fool
  10. We Are the Boys
  11. Goodbye

On August 13, 1971.

On August 13, 1971, Curtis Ousley (born Curtis Montgomery) aka King Curtis died aged 37. He was music director, record producer, and musician (soprano, alto and tenor saxophone, trumpet), worked in various music genres, rhythm, and blues, rock and roll, soul, blues, funk, and soul-jazz. He performed and recorded with numerous musicians and bands including Aretha Franklin, Nat Adderley, Wynton Kelly, ]Buddy Holly, Waylon Jennings, Andy Williams, The Coasters, LaVern Baker, Joe South, John Lennon, the Rimshots, Champion Jack Dupree, Jerry Jemmott, Oliver Jackson, King Pins, Bernard Purdie, The Shirelles, The Noble Band, Cornell Dupree, and  Duane Allman. At the 1970 “Grammy Awards”, Curtis won the “Best R&B Instrumental Performance Grammy” for “Games People Play”. In March 2000, he was posthumously inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame”.

On August 8, 2000.

On August 8, 2000, “Magna Carta” label released “Situation Dangerous”, the second Bozzio Levin Stevens studio album. It was recorded in 2000, at “Town Music Studios” in Toronto, Canada, and was produced by Terry Bozzio, Tony Levin, Steve Stevens, and R. Chris Murphy.


  • Steve Stevens– guitars, engineering
  • Tony Levin– Chapman stick, bass guitar
  • Terry Bozzio– drums, percussion
  • Marcus Nand– acoustic guitar
  • Chris Murphy – engineering
  • Annette Cisneros – engineering
  • Erich Gobel – engineering
  • David Townson – digital editing
  • Terry Brown – mixing
  • Ken Lee – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Terry Bozzio, Tony Levin, and Steve Stevens.

  1. Dangerous
  2. Endless
  3. Crash
  4. Spiral
  5. Melt
  6. Tragic
  7. Tziganne
  8. Lost