Tag Archives: 2002

Poco: Running Horse

On November 18, 2002, “Drifter’s Church” label released “Running Horse”, the eighteenth Poco studio album. It was recorded in 2002, and was produced by Rusty Young and Mike Clute.

Personnel:

  • Paul Cotton – lead and backing vocals, electric lead guitar, acoustic rhythm guitar
  • Rusty Young – lead and backing vocals, lap steel guitar, pedal steel guitar electric rhythm guitar, acoustic rhythm guitar, banjo, dobro
  • Jack Sundrud – lead and backing vocals, bass
  • George Grantham – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Tony Harrell – keyboards
  • Craig Fuller – acoustic guitar, harmony and backing vocals
  • Bill Lloyd – additional guitar
  • John Cowan – backing vocals
  • Mike Clute – engineer, mixing
  • Jack Sundrud – engineer, collage design
  • Pete Misines – assistant engineer
  • Eric Walker – design, layout
  • Georgina Rosenbaum – cover artwork
  • Jonathan Rosenbaum – cover artwork
  • Mary Frances Brennan – photography

Track listing:

  1. One Tear at a Time – Rusty Young
  2. Every Time I Hear That Train – Paul Cotton
  3. If Your Heart Needs a Hand – Rusty Young
  4. Never Loved… Never Hurt Like This – Jack Sundrud
  5. Forever – Rusty Young
  6. Never Get Enough – Jack Sundrud, Craig Bickhardt, David James
  7. If You Can’t Stand to Lose – Rusty Young, John Cowan
  8. I Can Only Imagine – Paul Cotton
  9. Shake It – Jack Sundrud
  10. That’s What Love is all About – Rusty Young, Craig Fuller
  11. Running Horse – Paul Cotton

Larry Coryell: Cedars of Avalon

On September 17, 2002, “High Note” label released “Cedars of Avalon”, the 59th Larry Coryell album. It was recorded in December 2001, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Don Sickler.

Personnel:

  • Larry Coryell – guitar
  • Cedar Walton – piano
  • Buster Williams – bass
  • Billy Drummond – drums 

Track listing:

All tracks by Larry Coryell except where noted.

  1. Cedars of Avalon
  2. Bemsha Swing – Denzil Best, Thelonious Monk
  3. Fantasy in D – Cedar Walton
  4. Theme for Ernie – Fred Lacey
  5. Limehouse Blues – Philip Braham, Douglas Furber
  6. D-Natural Blues – Wes Montgomery
  7. What’s New? – Bob Haggart, Johnny Burke
  8. Newest Blues – Cedar Walton
  9. It Could Happen to You – Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke
  10. Shapes

Ron Carter: The Golden Striker

On August 19, 2003, “Somethin’ Else” label released “The Golden Striker”, the 40th Ron Carter album. It was recorded in July 2002, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Retrac Productions and Ron Carter.

Personnel:

  • Ron Carter – bass
  • Mulgrew Miller – piano
  • Russell Malone – guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Ron Carter, except where noted.

  1. The Golden Striker – John Lewis
  2. On and On – Mulgrew Miller
  3. NY Slick
  4. Concerto de Aranjuez (Adagio Theme) – Joaquin Rodrigo
  5. Cedar Tree – Russell Malone
  6. A Quick Sketch
  7. Parade
  8. A Theme in ¾
  9. Autumn Leaves – Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prevert, Johnny Mercer

Arthur Blythe: Focus

On July 30, 2002, “Savant” label released “Focus”, the 21st Arthur Blythe album. It was recorded in April 2002, at “Tedesco Studio” in Paramus, New Jersey, and was produced by Cecil Brooks III.

Personnel:

  • Arthur Blythe – alto saxophone
  • Gust William Tsilis – marimba
  • Bob Stewart – tuba
  • Cecil Brooks III – drums

Track listing:

 All tracks by Arthur Blythe except where noted.

  1. Opus
  2. Children’s Song aka That Old Man – Thelonious Monk
  3. C.C. Rider – traditional
  4. Once Again
  5. My Son Ra
  6. Hip Toe
  7. Night Song
  8. Bubbles
  9. Stuffy Turkey – Thelonious Monk
  10. Night Creeper
  11. In a Sentimental Mood – Duke Ellington, Manny Kurtz, Irving Mills
  12. Focus

Non Stop: Superstar

On June 21, 2002, Non Stop self-released “Superstar”, bands debut album. It was recorded in 2002, at “Studio Enterprise” in Skopje, Macedonia, and was produced by Valentino Skenderovski.

Personnel:

  • Arben Šakiri – vocals, guitar
  • Darko Tasev – guitar
  • Milčo Serafimovski – design
  • Boro Rudić – photography

Track listing:

  1. Po navika
  2. Sam
  3. Totalno lud
  4. Igraj fer
  5. Nauči me
  6. Golemiot odmor
  7. Takva e
  8. Bez mudrosti
  9. Možda e do mene
  10. Čovek zver
  11. Skriena vo sonot

Arthur Blythe: Exhale

On June 17, 2003, “Savant” label released “Exhale”, the final Arthur Blythe album. It was recorded in October 2002, at “Tedesco Studio” in Paramus, New Jersey, and was produced by Cecil Brooks III.

Personnel:

  • Arthur Blythe – alto saxophone
  • Bob Stewart – tuba
  • John Hicks – piano, organ
  • Cecil Brooks III – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Arthur Blythe except where noted

  1. Cousin Mary – John Coltrane
  2. Come Sunday – Duke Ellington
  3. Exhaust Suite: Nonette – Bob Stewart
  4. Exhaust Suite: Surrender
  5. Exhaust Suite: LC
  6. Exhaust Suite: Phase Two
  7. Night Train – Jimmy Forrest, Oscar Washington
  8. 7/4 Thang
  9. Equinox – John Coltrane
  10. Just Friends – John Klenner, Sam M. Lewis
  11. CJ – Bob Stewart
  12. All Blues – Miles Davis
  13. Straighten Up and Fly Right – Nat King Cole, Irving Mills
  14. Exhale

Jane Ira Bloom: Chasing Paint

On March 4, 2003, “Arabesque” label released “Chasing Paint”, the tenth Jane Ira Bloom album. It was recorded April – May 2002, at “The Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Jane Ira Bloom.

Personnel:

  • Jane Ira Bloom – soprano saxophone, live electronics
  • Fred Hersch – piano
  • Mark Dresser – bass
  • Bobby Previte – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Jane Ira Bloom except where noted.

  1. Unexpected Light
  2. Chasing Paint
  3. The Sweetest Sounds – Richard Rodgers
  4. On Seeing JP
  5. Many Wonders
  6. Jackson Pollock
  7. Alchemy
  8. Reflections of the Big Dipper
  9. White Light

The Wallflowers: Red Letter Days

On November 5, 2002, “Interscope” label released “Red Letter Days”, the fourth Wallflowers (The) album. It was recorded 2001 – 2002, at “Groovemasters Studio” in Santa Monica, “Sound City Studios” in Van Nuys, “Record One” in Sherman Oaks, and was produced by Tobias Miller and Bill Appleberry.

Personnel:

  • Jakob Dylan – lead and backing vocals, guitars
  • Rami Jaffee – keyboards
  • Greg Richling – bass guitar
  • Mario Calire – drums, backing vocals
  • Rusty Anderson – guitar
  • Val McCallum – guitar
  • Mike McCready – guitar
  • Ben Peeler – lap steel guitar
  • Moe Z M.D. – background vocals
  • Courtney Kaiser – background vocals
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • David Campbell – string arrangements
  • Bill Lane – engineer, engineering consultant
  • Dave Reed – engineer
  • Bob Salcedo – engineer
  • Femio Hernández – assistant engineer
  • Darrell Thorp – assistant engineer
  • Rich Tosi – assistant engineer
  • Miles Wilson – assistant engineer
  • Ed Churney – mixing
  • Tom Lord-Alge – mixing
  • Louie Teran – editing
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Robert Vosgien – mastering
  • Ed Wong – studio technician
  • Jamie Caliri – art direction, packaging, photography
  • Marina Chavez – cover photo

Track listing:

All tracks by Jakob Dylan

  1. When You’re on Top
  2. How Good It Can Get
  3. Closer to You
  4. Everybody Out of the Water
  5. Three Ways
  6. Too Late to Quit
  7. If You Never Got Sick
  8. Health and Happiness
  9. See You When I Get There
  10. Feels Like Summer Again
  11. Everything I Need
  12. Here in Pleasantville
  13. Empire in My Mind (hidden track)

Jackson Browne: The Naked Ride Home

On September 24, 2002, “Elektra” label released “The Naked Ride Home”, the twelfth Jackson Browne album. It was recorded in 2001, at “Groove Masters” in Santa Monica, CA, and was produced by Jackson Browne in Kevin McCormick.

Personnel:

  • Jackson Browne – lead vocals, acoustic piano, Fender Rhodes, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Jeff Scott Young – acoustic piano, Wurlitzer electric piano, Hammond organ, synthesizers, harmony vocals
  • Mark Goldenberg – electric and hi-string guitar
  • Greg Leisz – acoustic and 12-string electric guitar
  • Kevin Moore (Keb’ Mo’) – slide guitar
  • Val McCallum – rhythm acoustic guitar
  • Kevin McCormick – bass guitar, rhythm electric guitar
  • Mauricio “Fritz” Lewak – drums, cajón
  • Luis Conte – percussion
  • Fernando Pullam – trumpet
  • Jennifer Gross – harmony vocals
  • Kipp Lennon – harmony vocals
  • Alethea Mills – harmony vocals, choir vocals
  • Chavonne Morris – harmony vocals, choir vocals
  • Jimmy Burney – choir vocals
  • Marc Cohn – harmony vocals
  • Fred Martin – choir arrangements
  • Paul Dieter – engineer
  • Sebastian Haimerl, Mark Johnson, Bil Lane, Rich Tosi – assistant engineer
  • Bob Clearmountain – mixing
  • Kevin Harp – mixing assistant
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Ed Wong – technical director
  • Dustin Stanton – artwork
  • Nels Israelson – cover photography
  • Dianna Cohen, Nels Israelson – booklet photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jackson Browne, Mark Goldenberg, Mauricio Lewak, Kevin McCormick and Jeff Young, except where noted:

  1. The Naked Ride Home – Jackson Browne
  2. The Night Inside Me
  3. Casino Nation
  4. For Taking the Trouble – Jackson Browne
  5. Never Stop
  6. Walking Town
  7. About My Imagination
  8. Sergio Leone
  9. Don’t You Want to Be There – Jackson Browne
  10. My Stunning Mystery Companion – Jackson Browne

Natale Merchant: The House Carpenter’s Daughter

On September 16, 2003, “Myth America Records” label released “The House Carpenter’s Daughter”, the fourth Natalie Merchant album. It was recorded July 2002 – May 2003, at “Bearsville Studios Woodstock” in New York, and was produced by Natalie Merchant.

Personnel:

  • Natalie Merchant – vocals
  • Erik Della Penna – guitar, lap steel guitar
  • Gabriel Gordon – guitar
  • Graham Maby – bass
  • Elizabeth Steen – organ, piano, accordion
  • Judy Hyman – fiddle
  • Richie Stearns – banjo
  • Allison Miller – drums

Track listing:

  1. Sally Ann – Jeff Claus, Judy Hyman, Dirk Powell
  2. Which Side Are You On? – Florence Reece
  3. Crazy Man Michael – Richard Thompson, Dave Swarbrick
  4. Diver Boy – traditional, arranged by Natalie Merchant
  5. Weeping Pilgrim – traditional, arranged by Natalie Merchant
  6. Soldier, Soldier – traditional, arranged by Natalie Merchant
  7. Bury Me under the Weeping Willow – A. P. Carter
  8. House Carpenter – traditional, arranged by Natalie Merchant
  9. Owensboro – traditional, arranged by Natalie Merchant
  10. Down on Penny’s Farm – traditional, arranged by Natalie Merchant
  11. Poor Wayfaring Stranger – traditional, arranged by Natalie Merchant