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On September 29, 2006.

On September 29, 2006, “SPV” label released “Insider”, the second Amplifier studio album. It was recorded in 2006, at “The Works”, and was produced by Sel Beamir.

Personnel:

  • Sel Balamir – vocals, guitar
  • Neil Mahony – bass, typewriter
  • Matt Brobin – drums
  • Steve Lyon – recording
  • Chris Sheldon – mixing
  • Kevin Metcaffe – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Sel Balamir

  1. Gustav’s Arrival
  2. O Fortuna
  3. Insidee
  4. Mongrel’s Anthem
  5. I.P.
  6. Strange Seas of Thought
  7. Procedures
  8. Elysian Gold
  9. Oort
  10. What Is Music?
  11. Hymn of the Aten
  12. Map of an Imaginary Place

On September 26, 2006.

On September 26, 2006, “Telarc” label released “Consequence of Chaos”, the 26th Al Di Meola album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Al Di Meola.

Personnel:

  • Al Di Meola– acoustic and electric guitar, keyboards, percussion
  • Chick Corea– acoustic piano
  • Barry Miles– acoustic piano, keyboards, marimba
  • Mario Parmisano – acoustic piano, keyboards
  • John Patitucci– acoustic and electric bass
  • Victor Miranda – electric and baby upright bass
  • Gumbi Ortiz – congas, percussion
  • Kornel Horvath – shaker, gato drum, udo
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Ernie Adams – drums, congas, bongos, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Al Di Meola.

  1. San Marco (Moderna)
  2. Turquoise
  3. Odyssey
  4. Tao
  5. Azucar
  6. Sanctuary
  7. Hypnose
  8. Red Moon
  9. Cry for You
  10. Just Three Words
  11. Tempest
  12. Storm Off-Shore
  13. Black Pearls
  14. Africana Suite
  15. San Marco (Vecchio)

On September 25, 2006.

On September 25, 2006, “Red Bullit” label released “Focus 9 / New Skin”, the ninth Focus studio album. It was recorded in 2006 and was produced by Geert Scheijgrond.

Personnel:

  • Thijs van Leer– vocals, Hammond organ, piano, flute
  • Niels van der Steenhoven– guitar
  • Bobby Jacobs– bass guitar
  • Pierre van der Linden– drums
  • Jo de Roeck – vocals
  • Geert Scheijgrond – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Thijs van Leer, except where noted.

  1. Black Beauty
  2. Focus 7
  3. Hurkey Turkey 2
  4. Sylvia’s Stepson – Ubatuba – Bobby Jacobs
  5. Niels’ Skin – Niels van der Steenhoven
  6. Just Like Eddy – Rosalie Peters, Thijs van Leer
  7. Aya-Yuppie-Hippie-Yee – Bobby Jacobs, Thijs van Leer
  8. Focus 9
  9. Curtain Call
  10. Ode to Venus
  11. European Rap (sody)
  12. Pim
  13. It Takes 2 2 Tango

 

On September 21, 1987.

On September 21, 1987, John Francis Anthony “Jaco” Pastorius III died aged 35. He was a musician (bass), a member of Weather Report (1976 – 1981). Regarded as one of the best world bass players, he worked and recorded with Joni Mitchell, Pat Metheny, Herbie Hancock, Randy Bernsen, Little Beaver, Ira Sullivan,  Albert Mangelsdorff, Ian Hunter, Airto Moreira, Tom Scott, Flora Purim,  Cockrell & Santos, Michel Colombier, Manolo Badrena, Michel Polnareff, Bob Mintzer, Brian Melvin, Jimmy Cliff, Brian Melvin Trio, and Mike Stern. In 2006 Pastorius was voted “The Greatest Bass Player Who Has Ever Lived” by readers in Bass Guitar magazine, and was inducted in the Down Beat “Hall of Fame”. During his lifetime Pastorius released four albums as a leader.

On September 19, 2006.

On September 19, 2006, “Smog Veil” label released “Why I Hate Women”, the thirteenth Pere Ubu album. It was recorded in 2006 and was produced by David Thomas.

Personnel:

  • David Thomas- vocals
  • Keith Moliné- guitar, bass, backing vocals
  • Robert Wheeler – EML synthesizer, theremin
  • Michele Temple – lead vocals, bass
  • Steve Mehlman – drums, clave
  • Rodolphe Burger – stylophone
  • Robert Kidney – lead guitar
  • Jack Kidney – harp, tenor saxophone
  • Andy Diagram- trumpet

Track listing:

  1. Two Girls (One Bar)
  2. Babylonian Warehouses
  3. Blue Velvet
  4. Caroleen
  5. Flames Over Nebraska
  6. Love Song
  7. Mona
  8. My Boyfriend’s Back
  9. Stolen Cadillac
  10. Synth Farm
  11. Texas Overture

On September 12, 2006.

On September 12, 2006, “Nonesuch” label released “Metheny Mehldau”, an album by Pat Metheny and Brad Mehldau. It was recorded in December 2005, at “Right Track Recording” in New York City, and was produced by Pat Metheny.

Personnel:

  • Pat Metheny– guitars, guitar synthesizer, liner notes
  • Brad Mehldau– piano, liner notes
  • Larry Grenadier– double bass
  • Jeff Ballard– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Pat Metheny except where noted.

  1. Unrequited – Brad Mehldau
  2. Ahmid-6
  3. Summer Day
  4. Ring of Life
  5. Legend – Brad Mehldau
  6. Find Me In Your Dreams
  7. Say the Brother’s Name
  8. Bachelors III
  9. Annie’s Bittersweet Cake – Brad Mehldau
  10. Make Peace

 

On August 28, 2007.

On August 28, 2007, “Virgin” label released “Lifeline”, the eight Ben Harper album (Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals). It was recorded in 2006 at “Gang Studios” in Paris and was produced by Ben Harper.

Personnel:

  • Ben Harper– vocals, guitars
  • Juan Nelson – bass
  • Oliver Charles – drums
  • Michael Ward- guitar
  • Jason Yates – keyboards
  • Leon Mobley- percussion
  • Michelle Haynes, Rovleta Fraser – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, except where noted.

  1. Fight Outta You
  2. In the Colors
  3. Fool for a Lonesome Train
  4. Needed You Tonight
  5. Having Wings
  6. Say You Will
  7. Younger Than Today
  8. Put It on Me
  9. Heart of Matters
  10. Paris Sunrise #7 – Ben Harper
  11. Lifeline – Ben Harper

On August 28, 2006.

On August 28, 2006, “Paradise” label released “Empire”, the second Kasabian studio album. It was recorded in February 2006 and was produced by Jim Abbiss, Tom Meighan, Sergio Pizzorno, Chris Edwards, and Ian Matthews. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in the UK by the “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Tom Meighan– lead and backing vocals
  • Sergio Pizzorno– lead and backing vocals, guitars, synthesizers
  • Chris Edwards– bass
  • Ian Matthews– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Sergio Pizzorno, except where noted.

  1. Empire – Sergio Pizzorno, Christopher Karloff
  2. Shoot the Runner
  3. Last Trip (In Flight)
  4. Me Plus One
  5. Sun Rise Light Flies
  6. Apnoea
  7. By My Side – Sergio Pizzorno, Christopher Karloff
  8. Stuntman – Sergio Pizzorno, Christopher Karloff
  9. Seek & Destroy
  10. British Legion
  11. The Doberman

On August 21, 2017.

On August 21, 2017, “Last Gang Records” label released “Challengers”, the fourth New Pornographers studio album. It was recorded 2006 – 2007, at “The Seaside Lounge” in Brooklyn, New York, and was produced by Phil Palazzolo, John Collins, and A. C. Newman.

Personnel:

  • C.Newman– vocals, guitar, piano, Wurlitzer, Casio, mandolin, percussion, bass melodion, bass
  • Blaine Thurier– Fender Rhodes, sampler
  • Dan Bejar– vocals, shakers, guitar, piano
  • John Collins– bass, baritone guitar, glockenspiel, mandolin, guitars, Casio, tambourine
  • Kathryn Calder– vocals, piano, Wurlitzer
  • Kurt Dahle– vocals, drums, percussion
  • Neko Case– vocals
  • Todd Fancey– guitars, banjo, mandolin
  • Alan Hampton – double bass
  • Benjamin D. Calb – cello
  • Brendan Ryan – accordion, French horn, trumpet
  • Eileen Gannon – harp
  • Leslie Kubicka – flute, piccolo
  • Marla Hansen – viola
  • Olivier Manchon – violin
  • Tara Szczygielski – violin
  • Phil Palazzolo – guitar
  • Howard Redekopp- mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by A. C. Newman, except where noted.

  1. My Rights Versus Yours
  2. All the Old Showstoppers
  3. Challengers
  4. Myriad Harbour – Dan Bejar
  5. All the Things That Go to Make Heaven and Earth
  6. Failsafe
  7. Unguided
  8. Entering White Cecilia – Dan Bejar
  9. Go Places
  10. Mutiny, I Promise You
  11. Adventures in Solitude
  12. The Spirit of Giving – Dan Bejar

 

 

On August 15, 2006.

On August 15, 2006, “Chesky” label released “Structures”, the 36th John Abercrombie album. It was recorded in March 2006, at “St. Peter’s Episcopal Church” in New York City, and was produced by Charles Carlini and David Chesky.

Personnel:

  • John Abercrombie – guitar
  • Eddie Gómez– double bass
  • Gene Jackson – drums

Track listing:

  1. Jazz Folk – John Abercrombie
  2. The Touch of Your Lips – Ray Noble
  3. Moon and Sand – Alec Wilder, Morty Palitz, William Engvick
  4. Walter Pigeon – Eddie Gomez
  5. Everything I Love – Cole Porter
  6. Embraceable You – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  7. 3 for Three – John Abercrombie
  8. Turn out the Stars – Bill Evans
  9. Missing You – Eddie Gomez
  10. How Deep Is the Ocean – Irving Berlin