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On March 30, 2006.

On March 30, 2006, “ECM” label released “The Third Quartet”, the 36th John Abercrombie album. It was recorded in June 2005, at “Avatar Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • John Abercrombie – guitar
  • Mark Feldman– violin
  • Marc Johnson– double bass
  • Joey Baron– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by John Abercrombie except where noted.

  1. Banshee
  2. Number 9
  3. Vingt Six
  4. Wishing Bell
  5. Bred
  6. Tres
  7. Round Trip – Ornette Coleman
  8. Epilogue – Bill Evans
  9. Elvin
  10. Fine

 

On March 22, 2005.

On March 22, 2005, “Kill Rock Star” label released “Picaresque”, the third Decemberists studio album. It was recorded August – September 2004, at “Prescott Church” in Portland, and was produced by Chris Walla, Colin  Meloy, Chris Funk, Jenny Conlee, Nate Query and John Moen.

Personnel:

  • Colin Meloy- lead vocals, guitar
  • Chris Funk- guitar, multi-instrumentalist
  • Jenny Conlee– voices, accordion, piano, keyboards
  • Nate Query- bass
  • Rachel Blumberg – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Aaron Stewart – tom tom
  • Petra Haden – violin, backing vocals
  • Sean Nelson – vocals, voices
  • Eric Stern – vocals
  • Paul Brainard – trumpet, horn arrangements
  • Joe Cunningham – tenor and baritone saxophone
  • Tom Hill – trombone
  • Jeff London – shofar
  • John Roderick – sound effects
  • Troy Tietjen – mixing
  • Carson Ellis – illustrations, design
  • Alicia J. Rose – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Colin Meloy.

  1. The Infanta
  2. We Both Go Down Together
  3. Eli, the Barrow Boy
  4. The Sporting Life
  5. The Bagman’s Gambit
  6. From My own True Love (Lost at Sea)
  7. Sixteen Military Wives
  8. The Engine Driver
  9. On the Bus Mail
  10. The Mariner’s Revenge Song
  11. Of Angels and Angels

On March 22, 2005.

On March 22, 2005, “Delmark” label released “It’s Magic”, album by Sonny Stitt. It was recorded in 1969, at “P.S. Studio” in Chicago, and was produced by Robert G. Koester.

Personnel:

  • Sonny Stitt- alto and tenor saxophone, varitone
  • Don Patterson- organ
  • Billy James – drums

Track listing:

  1. Four – Miles Davis
  2. On Green Dolphin Street – Bronisław Kaper, Ned Washington
  3. Parker’s Mood – Charlie Parker
  4. How High the Moon – Morgan Lewis, Nancy Hamilton
  5. Shake Your Head – Bob Gerow, Sammy Cahn
  6. It’s Magic – Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn
  7. Getting Sentimental Over You – George Bassman, Ned Washington
  8. Just Friends – John Klenner, Sam M. Lewis
  9. Body and Soul – Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton
  10. They Can’t Take That Away from Me – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin

On March 21, 2005.

On March 21, 2005, “Virgin” label released “Both Sides of the Gun”, the seventh Ben Harper album. It was recorded in 2004, at “The Boat Studios” in Silver Lake, California, and was produced by Ben Harper.

Personnel:

  • Ben Harper- vocals, slide guitar, acoustic and electric guitar, Weissenborn, bass guitar, drums, percussion, piano, vibes,
  • Juan Nelson- bass
  • Oliver Francis Charles- drums
  • Leon Mobley- percussion
  • Jason Yates – keys
  • Matt Cory- bass
  • Michael Ward- guitar, bass
  • JP Plunier- drums
  • Charlie Musselwhite- backing vocals
  • David Lindley- tambura
  • Greg Kurstin- Hammond B3
  • Marc Ford- guitar
  • Alyssa Park, Joel Pargman, Patrick Rosalez, Brett Banducci, Timothy Loo – strings
  • David Palmer- keys
  • Danny Kalb- guitar, sound engineer
  • Jan Ghazi- electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Nick Sandro- bass, backing vocals
  • Jason Mozersky- guitar
  • Jose Medeles- drums
  • Jesse Ingulls – bass
  • Jordan Richardson – drums
  • William Gus Seyffert – bass
  • Scott Thomas, Ellen Harper, Sue Chase, Michelle Griepentrog, Jennifer Ohrstrom, Natasha Cockrell – backing vocals
  • Danny Kalb – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Ben Harper, except where noted.

White

  1. Morning Yearning
  2. Waiting for You – Ben Harper, Michael Ward
  3. Picture in a Frame – Ben Harper, Michael Ward, Juan Nelson, Oliver Charles, Jason Yates, Leon Mobley
  4. Never Leave Lonely Alone
  5. Sweet Nothing Serenade
  6. Reason to Mourn
  7. More Than Sorry – Ben Harper, Danny Kalb
  8. Cryin’ Won’t Help You Now
  9. Happy Everafter in Your Eyes

Black

  1. Better Way
  2. Both Sides of the Gun
  3. Engraved Invitation
  4. Black Rain – Ben Harper, Jason Yates
  5. Gather ‘Round the Stone
  6. Please Don’t Talk About Murder While I’m Eating
  7. Get It Like You Like It
  8. The Way You Found Me
  9. Serve Your Soul

On March 13, 2007.

On March 13, 2007, “Nonesuch” label released “Metheny Mehldau Quartet”, Pat Metheny and Brad Mehldau album. It was recorded in December 2005, at “Right Track Recording” in New York City, and was produced by Pat Metheny.

Personnel:

  • Pat Metheny– guitar, 42-string Pikasso guitar, acoustic guitar, guitar synthesizer
  • Brad Mehldau– piano
  • Larry Grenadier– double bass
  • Jeff Ballard– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Pat Metheny except where noted.

  1. A Night Away – Pat Metheny, Brad Mehldau
  2. The Sound of Water
  3. Fear and Trambling – Brad Mehldau
  4. Don’t Wit
  5. Towards the Light
  6. Long Before
  7. En La Tierra Que No Olvida
  8. Santa Cruz Slacker – Brad Mehldau
  9. Secret Beach – Brad Mehldau
  10. Silent Movie
  11. Marta’s Theme (from Passagio per il Paradiso)

On March 8, 2005.

On March 8, 2005, “Throwing Music” label released “Golden Ocean”, the debut 50 Foot Wave album. It was recorded June – August 2004, and was produced by Ethan Allen.

Personnel:

  • Kristin Hersh- vocals, guitars
  • Bernard Georges– vocals, bass
  • Rob Ahlers – vocals, drums
  • Ethan Allen – engineer, mixing
  • James Adam Watts – engineer
  • Joe Gastwirt – mastering
  • Lakuna, Inc. – design
  • David Narcizo, L. Fletcher – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Rob Ahlers, Bernard Georges and Kristin Hersh.

  1. Long Painting
  2. Bone China
  3. Pneuma
  4. Clara Bow
  5. Petal
  6. Dog Days
  7. Sally Is a Girl
  8. El Dorado
  9. Ginger Park
  10. Diving
  11. Golden Ocean

On March 6, 2006.

On March 6, 2006, “679 Recordings” label released “Making Dens”, the debut Mystery Jets album. It was recorded in 2005, and was produced by James Ford, Kai Fish, Blaine Harrison, Henry Harrison and William Rees.

Personnel:

  • Blaine Harrison – vocals, guitar, keyboards, percussion
  • Kai Fish – bass
  • Henry Harrison – guitar
  • William Rees – guitar
  • James Ford – flute, engineer, mixing
  • Jimmy Robertson – engineer, mixing
  • Justin Underhill – engineer
  • Cenzo Townshend – mixing
  • John Davis – mastering
  • Everett Botasius – artwork
  • Marcus Clackson – photography

All tracks by Blaine Harrison, Kai Fish, Henry Harrison and William Rees.

  1. Intro
  2. You Can’t Fool Me Denis
  3. Purple Prose
  4. Soluble in Air
  5. The Boy Who Ran Away
  6. Summertime Den
  7. Horse Drawn Cart
  8. Zoo Time
  9. Little Bag of Hair
  10. Diamonds in the Dark
  11. Alas Agnes
  12. Making Dens