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On September 23, 2003.

On September 23, 2003, “Rough Trade” label released “Gallowsbird’s Bark”, the debut Fiery Furnaces (The) studio album. It was recorded in 2003, at “Rare Book Room”, and was produced by Nicolas Vernhes.

Track listing:

  • Eleanor Friedberger – vocals, guitar
  • Matthew Friedberger – vocals, piano, synth, bass
  • Ryan Sawyer – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Eleanor Friedberger, Matthew Friedberger and Ryan Sawyer, except where noted.

  1. South Is Only a Home
  2. I’m Gonna Run
  3. Leaky Tunnel
  4. Up in the North
  5. Inca Rag/Name Game
  6. Asthma Attack
  7. Don’t Dance Her Down – lyrics adapted from “Big Jim in the Barroom”
  8. Crystal Clear
  9. Two Fat Feet
  10. Bow Wow
  11. Gale Blow
  12. Worry Worry
  13. Bright Blue Tie
  14. Tropical Ice-Land
  15. Rub-Alcohol Blues – William E. Myer
  16. We Got Back the Plague

On August 28, 2007.

On August 28, 2007, “Tzadik” label released “The Sugar Factory”, album Fred Frith and Evelyn Glennie. It was recorded July 2003 – October 2006, at “Zucker Fabrik” in Dormagen, Germany, “Guerrilla HiFI” in Oakland, California, and was produced by Fred Frith.

Personnel:

  • Fred Frith – electric guitar, bass guitar, organ, metal objects
  • Evelyn Glennie – voice, drums, gongs, cymbals, metal objects, vibraphone, steel drum, marimba, simtak, toy piano, bell-tree, paper
  • Myles Boisen – recording, mixing
  • Scott Hull – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Fred Frith and Evelyn Glennie, except where noted.

  1. A Route of Wolves, improvisation for 2 players
  2. In the World to Change the World, improvisation for 2 players
  3. A Rag of Colts, improvisation for 2 players
  4. Scuttlebut, improvisation for 2 players
  5. A Cast of Hawks, improvisation for 2 players
  6. Walls are Loosening – Fred Frith, Evelyn Glennie / A Little Prayer – Evelyn Glennie

On August 25, 2003.

On August 25, 2003, “Mack Avenue Label” released “New York, New Sound”, the 20th Gerard Wilson album. It was recorded in February 2003, at “Clinton Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Stix Hooper.

Personnel:

  • Gerald Wilson – arranger, conductor
  • Oscar Castro-Neves, Anthony Wilson – guitar
  • Kenny Barron, Renee Rosnes – piano
  • Bob Cranshaw, Trey Henry, Larry Ridley – bass
  • Stix Hooper, Lewis Nash – drums
  • Jerry Dodgion – alto saxophone, flute
  • Jesse Davis – alto saxophone
  • Frank Wess – tenor saxophone, flute
  • Jimmy Heath – tenor saxophone
  • Clark Terry – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Jon Faddis, Frank Greene, Eddie Henderson, Sean Jones, Jimmy Owens – trumpet
  • Luis Bonilla, Benny Powell, Douglas Purviance, Dennis Wilson – trombone

Track listing:

All tracks by Gerald Wilson, except where noted.

  1. Milestones – Miles Davis
  2. Blues for the Count
  3. Equinox – John Coltrane
  4. Viva Tirado (Mucho Mas)
  5. Teri
  6. Blues for Yna Yna
  7. Theme for Monterey
  8. M Capetillo
  9. Josefina
  10. Nancy Jo

On August 19, 2003.

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

On July 7, 2003.

On July 7, 2003, “Sanctuary” label released “North Atlantic Drift”, the sixth Ocean Colour Scene studio album. It was recorded in 2003, and was produced by Martin Hayes, Simon Fowler, Steve Cradock, Damon Minchella and Oscar Harrison.

Personnel:

  • Simon Fowler – lead vocals, Nashville guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Steve Cradock – acoustic and electric guitar, Nashville guitar, EBow, Hammond organ, piano, percussion, autoharp
  • Damon Minchella – bass
  • Oscar Harrison – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Linda Thompson – vocals 
  • Kevin ‘Ewok’ Rowe – 2nd guitar
  • Dalbir Singh Rattan – tabla
  • Steve White – percussion 
  • James Hunt – saxophone 
  • Duncan Mackay – trumpet 
  • Nichol Tompson – trombone 
  • Sonia Slaney – strings arrangement 
  • Martin ‘Max’ Hayes – mixing
  • Pete Craigie – mixing
  • Tom Roe – additional engineering 
  • Darren Nash – assistant
  • Darren Blackwell – assistant
  • Tom Webster – assistant
  • Ian – design
  • Lawrence Watson – photography

Track listing:

  1. I Just Need Myself
  2. Oh Collector
  3. North Atlantic Drift
  4. Golden Gate Bridge
  5. Make the Deal
  6. For Every Corner
  7. On My Way
  8. Second Hand Car
  9. She’s Been Writing
  10. The Song Goes On
  11. When Evil Comes

On June 17, 2003.

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

On June 16, 2003.

On June 16, 2003, “Shrapnel” label released “Arachnophobiac”, the eight Michael Schenker Group studio album. It was recorded in 2003, at “Prairie Sun Recording Studio” in Cotati, California, “Field of Dreams Studios” in Las Vegas, and was produced by Mike Varney, Steve Fontano and Michael Schenker.

Personnel:

  • Chris Logan – vocals
  • Michael Schenker – guitars
  • Stuart Hamm – bass
  • Jeremy Colson – drums
  • Jeff Watson – lead guitar
  • Jeff Okolowicz – bass
  • Steve Fontano – engineer
  • Dave Stephens – design

Track listing:

 All lyrics by Chris Logan, all music by Michael Schenker

  1. Evermore
  2. Illusion
  3. Arachnophobiac
  4. Rock and Roll Believer
  5. Sands of Time
  6. Weathervane
  7. Over Now
  8. One World
  9. Break the Cycle
  10. Alive
  11. Fatal Strike

On June 9, 2003.

On June 9, 2003, “Camino Records” label released “To Watch the Storms”, the 16th Steve Hackett studio album. It was recorded in 2003, and was produced by Steve Hackett.

Personnel:

  • Steve Hackett – vocals, guitar
  • Roger King – keyboards
  • Terry Gregory – vocals, basses
  • Gary O’Toole – vocals, drums
  • Rob Townsend – brass, woodwind
  • John Hackett – flute
  • Ian McDonald – saxophone
  • Sarah Wilson – cello
  • Howard Gott – violin
  • Jeanne Downs – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Hackett except where noted.

  1. Strutton Ground
  2. Circus of Becoming
  3. The Devil Is an Englishman – Thomas Dolby
  4. Frozen Statues – Steve Hackett, Roger King
  5. Mechanical Bride
  6. Wind, Sand and Stars
  7. Brand New – Steve Hackett, Roger King
  8. This World – Steve Hackett, Kim Poor
  9. Rebecca
  10. The Silk Road – Steve Hackett, Roger King
  11. Come Away
  12. The Moon Under Water
  13. Serpentine Song

On April 6, 2004.

On April 6, 2004, “Polyvinyl” label released “Satanic Panic in the Attic”, the sixth Of Montreal album. It was recorded in August 2003 – January 2004, at “H. Hare Studio”, and was produced by Kevin Barnes.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Barnes – vocals, all instruments (except where noted), engineer, mixing
  • Sara Kirkpatrick – flute
  • Heather McIntosh – cello
  • James Huggins – arrangements
  • Glenn Shick – mastering
  • David Barnes – artwork
  • Nina Barnes – art inserts
  • Robbie Lowie – layout

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Barnes, except where noted.

  1. Disconnect the Dots
  2. Lysergic Bliss
  3. Will You Come and Fetch Me
  4. My British Tour Diary
  5. Rapture Rapes the Muses
  6. Ero’s Entropic Tundra
  7. City Bird – lyrics by Dan Donahue, music by Kevin Barnes
  8. Erroneous Escape into Erik Eckles
  9. Chrissy Kiss the Corpse
  10. Your Magic is Working
  11. Climb the Ladder
  12. How Lester Lost His Wife
  13. Spike the Senses
  14. Vegan in Furs

On March 16, 2004.

On March 16, 2004, “Delmark” label released “Up Jumped Spring”, the 24th Curtis Fuller album. It was recorded in August 2003, at “Riverside Studio” in Chicago, and was produced by Robert G. Koester and Jacey Falk.

Personnel:

  • Curtis Fuller – trombone
  • Brad Goode – trumpet
  • Karl Montzka – piano
  • Larry Gray – bass
  • Stewart Miller – bass
  • Tim Davis – drums
  • Jacey Falk – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Cantaloupe Island – Herbie Hancock
  2. Up Jumped Spring – Freddie Hubbard
  3. In a Mellow Tone – Duke Ellington, Milt Gabler
  4. God Bless the Child – Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog Jr.
  5. Bags’ Groove – Milt Jackson
  6. Equinox – John Coltrane
  7. I’m Old Fashioned – Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer
  8. Alone Together – Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz
  9. Whisper Not – Benny Golson
  10. Black Night – Jessie Mae Robinson
  11. Star Eyes – Gene de Paul, Don Raye