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On January 24, 2006.

On January 24, 2006, “Silver Mountain Media Group” and “Sony-BMG” labels released “Detrola”, the eighth His Name Is Alive album. It was recorded in 2005, at “Brown Rice Studio” in Detroit, Michigan, and was produced by Warren Defever.

Personnel:

  • Warren Defever – arranger
  • Andrea Francesca Morici – vocals
  • Erika Hoffmann – vocals
  • Lovetta Pippen – vocals
  • Jean Cook – vocals
  • Fender – vocals, saxophone, trumpet
  • Elliot Bergman – bass clarinet, flute, alto saxophone, maracas, piano
  • Faruq Zinji Bey – saxophone
  • Justin Walter – trumpet
  • Jacob Danziger – strings, violin
  • Jamie Saltsman – upright bass, bass instrument, strings
  • Scott Goldstein – drums
  • Daniel Piccolo – drums
  • Gentle Jamie – percussion
  • Olman Piedra – percussion
  • Hitoko Shakai – bells, drawing
  • Davin Brainard – drawing
  • Dion Fischer – drawing

Track listing:

All tracks by Warren Defever.

  1. Introduction (The Darkest Night)
  2. After I Leave U (Maybe Again When I Leave U)
  3. I Thought I Saw (Mama Don’t You Think I Know)
  4. In My Dreams (Sometimes Screw)
  5. *C*A*T*S* (Here Forever Always)
  6. Your Bones
  7. You Need a Heart (You Need a Heart to Live)
  8. You and Me
  9. Get Your Curse (Summer Left Your Heart Behind)
  10. Seven Minutes (Seven Minutes In Heaven)
  11. Send My Face (I’ll Send My Face to Your Funeral)

on january 23, 2007.

On January 23, 2007, “Drag City” label released “In Stormy Nights”, the ninth and the final Ghost studio album. It was recorded 2004 – 2006, and was produced by Taishi Takizawa.

Personnel:

  • Masaki Batoh – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Takuyuki Moriya – double bass
  • Kazuo Ogino – analogue synthesizer, gaita, kaval, piano, recorder
  • Taishi Takizawa – flute, saxophone, theremin, vibraphone
  • Junzo Tateiwa – cymbals, drums, frame drum, tabla, tympani

Track listing:

  1. Hemicyclic Anthelion
  2. Water Door Yellow Gate
  3. Gareki No Toshi
  4. Motherly Bluster
  5. Caledonia
  6. Grisaille
  7. Caledonia (Sing Together Mix)

on january 23, 2007.

On January 23, 2007, “Kill Rock Stars”, “ATP Recordings” and “5 Rue Christine” labels released “Friend Opportunity”, the eighth Deerhoof studio album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by John Dieterich, Satomi Matsuzaki, and Greg Saunier. British artist David Shrigley deisgned twelve different covers for the album.

Personnel:

  • John Dieterich – guitar
  • Satomi Matsuzaki – bass, vocals
  • Greg Saunier – drums, vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by John Dieterich, Satomi Matsuzaki, and Greg Saunier.

  1. The Perfect Me
  2. +81
  3. Believe E.S.P
  4. The Galaxist
  5. Choco Fight
  6. Whither the Invisible Birds?
  7. Cast Off Crown
  8. Kidz Are So Small
  9. Matchbook Seeks Maniac
  10. Look Away

On january 8, 2008.

On January 8, 2008, “Little Monster” label released “Let’s Go Everywhere”, the twelve Medeski Martin & Wood album. It is album of children music, and was recorded in February 2006 at “Allaire Studios” in Shokan, NY, “Applehead Studios” in Saugerties, NY, “Bern-haus Studios” in Fort Lauderdale, FL, “The Distortion Tank” in Woodstock, NY, Nissa Wood’s residence, and Marvin Pontiac’s house, and was produced by John Medeski, Billy Martin, and Chris Wood.

  • John Medeski – keyboards
  • Chris Wood – bass, guitar, harmonica, recording
  • Billy Martin – drums, percussion, recording
  • Lindgren Blue Room Class – choir
  • Caelan Cardello, Dakota Martin, Emily Kingsley, Georgia Laugher, Kieran Engel, Lindsay Dyer, Marvin Pontiac, Melissa Schacker, Molly Densmore, Nissa Wood, Oliver Wood, Sawyer Martin, Tim “Big Time” Ingham*, Tulsi Anna – vocals
  • David Kent – recording engineer, mixing
  • Billy Martin – recording engineer
  • Kevin Salem – recording engineer
  • Randy Bernsen – recording engineer
  • Chris Jenkins – assistant engineer
  • Chris Bittner – assistant engineer
  • Mike Fossenkemper – mastering
  • Graphic Therapy – art direction
  • Jim Stoten – illustrations
  • Tim Ingham – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by John Medeski, Billy Martin and Chris Wood.

  1. Waking Up
  2. Let’s Go Everywhere
  3. Cat Creeps
  4. The Train Song
  5. Where’s the Music
  6. Pat a Cake
  7. Pirates Don’t Take Baths
  8. Far East Sweets
  9. On an Airplane
  10. The Squalb
  11. Let’s Go
  12. Old Paint
  13. Hickory Dickory Dock
  14. All Around the Kitchen
  15. We’re All Connected

On December 14, 2006.

On December 14, 2006, Ahmet Ertegun died aged 83. He was businessman, philanthropist, composer, and music producer. He was the co-founder and president of “Atlantic Records” (with Herb Abramson), and discovered and supported the careers of many rhythm and blues and rock musicians, including Aretha Frankiln, Led Zeppelin, and Ray Charles. Ertegun was chairman of the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame”, and in 2017 was inducted in the “Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame”. He was regarded as “one of the most significant figures in the modern recording industry”.

On December 4, 2006.

On December 4, 2006, “Columbia” label released “Albertine”, the second Brooke Fraser album. It was recorded 2005 – 2006, and was produced by Marshall Altman.

Personnel:

  • Brooke Fraser – vocals, acoustic guitar, piano, string arrangements, photography
  • Marshall Altman – percussion, background vocals, string arrangements, engineering
  • Michael Chaves – electric guitar
  • Sean Hurley – bass guitar
  • Stevie Blacke – strings, string arrangements
  • Andy Hayes – assistant engineering
  • Don Bartley – mastering
  • Sophie Howarth – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Brook Fraser, except where noted.

  1. Shadowfeet
  2. Deciphering Me
  3. Love, Where Is Your Fire
  4. Love Is Waiting
  5. Albertine
  6. C.S. Lewis Song
  7. Epiloque
  8. Faithful
  9. Seeds – Dave Bassett, Brook Fraser
  10. Hosea’s Wife
  11. The Thief – Brook Fraser, Dan Wilson
  12. Hymn

On November 21, 2006.

On November 21, 2006, “InsideOut” label released the self-titled, debut Spock’s Beard album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Nick D’Virgilio, Alan Morse, Ryo Okumoto, and Dave Meros.

Personnel:

  • Nick D’Virgilio – lead and backing vocals, drums, timpani, percussion, acoustic and electric guitars
  • Alan Morse – lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitars
  • Ryo Okumoto – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Dave Meros – bass guitar, bass synth, sitar, backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. On a Perfect Day – Nick D’Virgilio, Alan Morse, Stan Ausmus, John Boegehold
  2. Skeletons at the Feast – Dave Meros, John Boegehold
  3. Is This Love – Nick D’Virgilio
  4. All That’s Left – John Boegehold, Dave Meros
  5. With Your Kiss – Nick D’Virgilio
  6. Sometimes They Stay, Sometimes They Go – Stan Ausmus, Alan Morse
  7. The Slow Crash landing Man – John Boegehold, Dave Meros
  8. Wherever You Stand – Ryo Okumoto, Nick D’Virgilio
  9. Hereafter – John Boegehold, Ryo Okumoto
  10. Dreaming in the Age of Answers – John Boegehold, Dave Meros
  11. Here’s a Man – John Boegehold, Dave Meros
  12. They Know We Know – John Boegehold, Dave Meros
  13. Stream of Unconsciousness – John Boegehold, Dave Meros
  14. Rearranged – Nick D’Virgilio

On November 20, 2006.

On November 20, 2006, “Sony BMG” label released “Stati d’immaginazione”, the 16th Premiata Forneria Marconi album. 

Personnel:

  • Franco Mussida – acoustic, classical and acoustic guitars
  • Franz Di Cioccio – drums, percussion
  • Patrick Djivas – bass, fretless bass, flute
  • Lucio Fabbri – violin, keyboards, guitar
  • Gianluca Tagliavini – keyboards

Track listing:

All tracks by Franco Mussida, Franz Di Cioccio, Patrick Djivas, Lucio Fabbri, and Gianluca Tagliavini.

  1. La Terra Dell’Acqua – Franz Di Cioccio, Patrick Djivas, Franco Mussida, Gianluca Tagliavini
  2. Il Mondo In Testa – Franz Di Cioccio, Patrick Djivas, Franco Mussida, Gianluca Tagliavini
  3. La Conquista – Franz Di Cioccio, Patrick Djivas, Franco Mussida
  4. Il Sogno Di Leonardo – Franco Mussida
  5. Cyber Alpha – Franz Di Cioccio, Patrick Djivas, Franco Mussida
  6. Agua Azul – Franz Di Cioccio, Patrick Djivas, Franco Mussida
  7. Nederland 1903 – Franz Di Cioccio, Patrick Djivas, Franco Mussida
  8. Visioni Di Archimede – Franz Di Cioccio, Patrick Djivas, Franco Mussida

On November 16, 2006.

On November 16, 2006, “Artist Share” label released “Simpático”, an album by the Brian Lynch / Eddie Palmieri Project. It was recorded November – December 2003, and was produced by Brian Lynch.

Personnel:

  • Brian Lynch – trumpet, arranger, mixing, liner notes
  • Eddie Palmieri – piano, liner notes
  • Lila Downs – vocals
  • Donald Harrison – alto sax
  • Yosvany Terry – alto sax
  • Phil Woods – alto sax
  • Gregory Tardy – tenor sax, clarinet
  • Mario Rivera – baritone sax
  • Joe Fiedler – trombone
  • Conrad Herwig – trombone
  • Boris Kozlov – double bass
  • Ruben Rodriguez – bass guitar
  • Adam Rogers – acoustic guitar
  • Edsel Gomez – organ, piano
  • Robby Ameen – drums
  • Dafnis Prieto – drums
  • Giovanni Hidalgo – conga
  • Pedro Rodriguez – conga
  • Tom Dambly – assistant producer, digital editing, liner notes, mixing assistant, photography
  • Dave Darlington – engineer, mixing
  • Tom Carr – mastering
  • Nick Ruechel – liner notes, photography
  • Ted Panken – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Lynch, except where noted.

  1. The Palimeri Effect
  2. Que Sería la Vida – Brian Lynch, Lila Downs
  3. Guajira Dubois
  4. Jazz Impromptu
  5. Páginas de Mujer – Eddie Palmieri
  6. Slippery
  7. Jazzucar
  8. Tema Para Marissa
  9. Freehands

On November 6, 2006.

On November 6, 2006, “Fargo Records” label released “Minor Works”, the fourth J. Tillman album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Kory Kruckenberg and Troy Glessner.

Personnel:

  • J. Tillman – vocals, guitar, organ, harmonica, mandolin, drums, art direction
  • Zach Tillman – bass
  • Aaron Sprinkle  – piano
  • Eric Fisher – organ
  • Bill Patton – steel guitar, piano
  • Jenna Conrad –cello
  • Chris Staples – guitar
  • Finn Parnel – banjo
  • Anne Marie Ruljancich – viola
  • Jason Merculief – drums
  • Kory Kruckenberg – recording, mixing
  • Troy Glessner – mastering
  • Asterik Studio – design
  • Dacia Pierson – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by J. Tillman.

  1. Darling Night
  2. Jesse’s Not A Sleeper
  3. Crooked Roof
  4. With Wolves
  5. Minor Works
  6. For An Hour With You
  7. Take Care
  8. Restlessness
  9. Now You’re Among Strangers