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On March 30, 2020.

On March 30, 2020, William Harrison Withers Jr. aka Bill Withers died aged 81. He was singer-songwriter and musician (guitar, keyboards), active from 1970 until 1985. He composed and recorded several major hits, including “Ain’t No Sunshine” (1971), “Grandma’s Hands” (1971), “Use Me” (1972), “Lean on Me” (1972), “Lovely Day” (1977), and “Just the Two of Us” (1980). Withers won three “Grammy Awards” (1971, 1981, 1987), “ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Heritage” award (2006), was inducted into “West Virginia Music Hall of Fame” (2007), was inducted into “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame(2015), and received honorary degree from West Virginia University.

On April 4, 2006.

On April 4, 2006, “Narada” label released “Resonator”, the fifth Tony Levin album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Tony Levin.

Personnel:

  • Tony Levin– lead vocals, cello, piano, keyboards, bass guitar, Chapman stick
  • Jerry Marotta– drums, background vocals
  • Pete Levin– piano, organ
  • Larry Fast– synthesizers
  • Jesse Gress– guitar, background vocals
  • Adrian Belew– lead guitar
  • Steve Lukather– lead guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Tony Levin, except where noted.

  1. Break It Down
  2. Places to Go
  3. Throw the God a Bone
  4. Utopia
  5. Beyond My Reach
  6. Shadowland
  7. Crisis of Faith
  8. What Would Jimi Do?
  9. Sabre Dance – Aram Khachaturian
  10. Fragile as a Song

On April 3, 2007.

On April 3, 2007, “Blue Note” label released “He Had a Hat”, the twelve Jeff Lorber album. It was recorded 2006 – 2007 and was produced by Bobby Colomby.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Lorber– piano, keyboards
  • Eric Benet– vocals
  • Paula Cole– vocals
  • Hubert Laws– flute
  • Gerald Albright – alto saxophone
  • Bob Sheppard– tenor saxophone
  • Kirk Whalum– tenor saxophone
  • Ada Rovatti– tenor saxophone
  • Tom Timko– tenor saxophone
  • Blood, Sweat & Tears– horns
  • Steve Jankowski– trumpet
  • Hernan Mulet– trumpet
  • Jens Wendelboe– bass and tenor trombone
  • The Lair Studio Brass Ensemble
  • The Krim Symphonic Orchestra– Orchestrated by Jeremy Lubbock
  • Chris Botti– trumpet
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet, horn arrangement
  • Jacques Voyemant– trombone
  • Tom Scott– horns, horn arrangement
  • Paul Jackson Jr.– guitar
  • Paul Brown– guitar
  • Russell Malone– guitar
  • Brian Bromberg– bass
  • Alex Al– bass
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • Abe Laboriel Jr.– drums
  • Dave Weckl– drums
  • Vinnie Colaiuta– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Jeff Lorber, except where noted.

  1. Anthem For a New America
  2. He Had a Hat
  3. Grandma’s Hands  – Bill Withers
  4. Surreptitious
  5. All Most Blues
  6. Orchid
  7. BC Bop
  8. The Other Side of the Heart
  9. Hudson
  10. Super Fusion Unit
  11. Eye Tunes
  12. Requiem For Gandalf
  13. Burn Brightly
  14. Deep Night – bonus track

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 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

On March 3, 2008.

On March 3, 2008, “Bauhaus Music” and “Cooking Vinyl” labels released “Go Away White”, the fifth and final Bauhaus studio album. It was recorded in 2006, at “Zircon Skye, Ojai, California, and was produced by Peter Murphy, Daniel Ash, David J and Kevin Haskins.

Personnel:

  • Peter Murphy– vocals
  • Daniel Ash– guitars
  • David J– bass
  • Kevin Haskins– drums
  • Ken Eros– recording, mixing
  • Jeff Evans – recording, mixing
  • Doug Sax– engineer, mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Daniel Ash, David J, Kevin Haskins and Peter Murphy.

  1. Too Much 21st Century
  2. Adrenalin
  3. Undone
  4. International Bulletproof Talent
  5. Endless Summer of the Damned
  6. Saved
  7. Mirror Remains
  8. Black Stone Heart
  9. The Dog’s a Vapour
  10. Zikir

On February 13, 2006.

On February 13, 2006, “Concord” label released “Timeless”, the 38th Sérgio Mendes album. It was recorded September 2004 – January 2006, and was produced by will.i.am and Sérgio Mendes.

Personnel:

  • Sérgio Mendes – vocals, Fender Rhodes, piano, synthesizer, synthesizer Strings, Wurlitzer, arranger, liner notes
  • i.am – vocals, rap, bass, drum programming, percussion, piano, sampling, arranger, liner notes
  • Stevie Wonder – harmonica
  • Kleber Jorge – vocals, cavaquinho, acoustic guitar
  • Paulo Aragão – guitar, surdo, cavaco, banjo, cavaquinho
  • Bill Brendle – Fender Rhodes
  • Maogani Quartet – acoustic guitars
  • Mitchell Long – electric guitar
  • Paul Meyers – guitar
  • Marcus Tardelli – guitar arrangements
  • Keith Harris – fills, ride cymbal
  • Tim Izo – saxophone, flute
  • Steve Tavaglione – saxophone
  • Peter Wolf – bass, orchestral arrangements
  • Sergio Brandão – bass
  • Leonardo Nobre – bass
  • Mike Shapiro – bass, drums, snare drums, percussion
  • Paulinho Braga – drums
  • Gary “Sugar Foot” Greenberg – drums
  • Chuck Prada – congas
  • Meia Noite – percussion
  • John Legend – vocals
  • Justin Timberlake – vocals
  • The Black Eyed Peas – vocals
  • Erykah Badu – vocals
  • Marcos Alves – vocals
  • Arie – vocals
  • Debi Nova – vocals
  • Gracinha Leporace – vocals, photography
  • Marcelo D2 – rap
  • Pharoahe Monch – rap
  • Q-Tip – rap
  • Chali 2na – rap
  • Jason Villaroman – drum programming, engineer
  • Tony Maserati – mixing
  • Roland Young – design, visual concept
  • Albert Watson – photography

Track listing:

  1. Mas que Nada – Jorge Ben
  2. That Heat – William Adams, Norman Gimbel, Henry Mancini
  3. Berimbau Consolação – Vinicius de Moraes, Baden Powell
  4. The Frog – João Donato
  5. Let Me – Norman Gimbel, Baden Powell
  6. Bananeira – João Donato, Gilberto Gil
  7. Surfboard – Antônio Carlos Jobim
  8. Please Baby Don’t – John Legend
  9. Samba da Benção – Vinícius de Moraes, Baden Powell
  10. Timeless – Printz Board, Sérgio Mendes
  11. Loose Ends – William Adams, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman, Hustin Timberlake, Sérgio Mendes
  12. Fo’-Hop (Por Trás de Brás de Pina) – Guinga
  13. Lament (No Morro) – Antônio Carlos Jobim
  14. Ei Menina – João Donato, Gutemberg Guarabyra
  15. Yes, Tes Y’All – William Adams, Bob Dorough, Charles Stewart, Tariq Trotter, Ben Tucker