Tag Archives: 2006

On February 7, 2006.

On February 7, 2006, “Stretch” label released “The Ultimate Adventure”, the 64th Chick Corea studio album. It was recorded in 2005, and was produced by Chick Corea. It is the second album tribute to the work of SF author L. Ron Hubbard (the first was 2004 album “To the Stars”). In 2007, “The Ultimate Adventure” won Grammy awards for “Best Jazz Instrumental Performance (Individual or Group)” and “Best Instrumental Arrangement”.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea– piano, Rhodes piano, acoustic and electronic percussion,  synthesizers
  • Steve Gadd– drums, palmas
  • Airto Moreira– vocals, percussion
  • Carles Benavent– electric bass, palmas
  • Hubert Laws– flute
  • Hossam Ramzy– percussion
  • Jorge Pardo– flute, saxophone, palmas
  • Vinnie Colaiuta– drums
  • Tim Garland– bass clarinet, tenor saxophone
  • Rubem Dantas– percussion, palmas
  • Tom Brechtlein– drums, palmas
  • Frank Gambale– acoustic guitar
  • Bernie Kirsh– recording engineer
  • Al Schmitt– mixing engineer
  • Buck Snow– mixing engineer
  • Doug Sax– mastering engineer

Track listing:

  1. Three Ghouls, Pt. 1
  2. Three Ghouls, Pt. 2
  3. Three Ghouls, Pt. 3
  4. City of Brass
  5. Queen Tedmur
  6. El Stephen, Pt. 1
  7. El Stephen, Pt. 2
  8. King & Queen
  9. Moseb the Executioner, Pt. 1
  10. Moseb the Executioner, Pt. 2
  11. Moseb the Executioner, Pt. 3
  12. North Africa
  13. Flight from Karoof, Pt. 1
  14. Flight from Karoof, Pt. 2
  15. Planes of Existence, Pt. 1
  16. Arabian Nights, Pt. 1
  17. Arabian Nights, Pt. 2
  18. Gods & Devils
  19. Planes of Existence, Pt. 2
Advertisements

On January 30, 2007.

On January 30, 2007, “Highnote” label released “Blue Fable”,the 21st Larry Willis album. It was recorded in October 2006, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Don Sickler.

Personnel:

  • Larry Willis– piano
  • Joe Ford– alto saxophone
  • Steve Davis– trombone
  • Eddie Gómez
  • Billy Drummond– drums
  • Rudy Van Gelder- engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Larry Willis except where noted

  1. Rhythm-a-Ning – Thelonious Monk
  2. Insidious Behavior
  3. Nardis – Miles Davis
  4. Blue Fable – Jackie McLean
  5. Never Let Me Go – Jay Livingston, Ray Evans
  6. Landscape – Joe Ford
  7. Who’s Kidding Who
  8. Prayer for New Orleans – Steve Davis

 

On December 26, 2006.

On December 26, 2006, “Columbia” label released “Oh! Gravity”, the sixth Switchfoot album. It was recorded in 2006, at “Big Fish Recordings” in Encinitas, CA, Signature Sound” in San Diego, CA, “Starstruck Studio” in Nashville, and was produced by Tim Palmer, Steve Lillywhite, John Fields, Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman, Chad Butler, Jerome Fontamillas and Drew Shirley.

Personnel:

  • Jon Foreman– lead vocals, rhythm guitar, lead guitar
  • Tim Foreman– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Chad Butler– drums
  • Jerome Fontamillas– rhythm guitar, keyboard, backing vocals
  • Drew Shirley– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Keith Tutt II – cello
  • Kybra Minisee – violin
  • Sidney Cabrera – violin
  • Andy Geibon – horns
  • Charlie Peacock– Chimus Minutus
  • Mark Felthamon – harmonica
  • Sarah Mooridian – cowbell
  • Sean Watkins, Sara Watkins– vocals, mandolin
  • Noah Lamberth – space pedal steel
  • Care House Choir: Jennifer, Lukas, Dawn, Tierra, Lynsey, Steffany, Luke, Devin – vocals
  • Tim Lord Palmer – additional “window treatments”
  • Steve Lillywhite– executive producer
  • Tim Palmer– recording, mixing
  • John Fields– mixing
  • Tom Lord-Alge– mixing
  • Ted Jensen– mastering
  • Steven Miller, Chris Testa, Joe Marlett – additional recording
  • Michael Harris, Matt Beckley, Cameron Barton, Zeph Sowers – recording assistant
  • Jamie Seyberth, Femio Hernandez – assistant mix engineer
  • Joshua Marc Levy – art direction, illustration
  • Andy Barron– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jon Foreman, except where noted.

  1. Oh! Gravity – Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman
  2. American Dream
  3. Dirty Second Hands – Jon Foreman, Todd Cooper
  4. Awakening
  5. Circles
  6. Amateur Lovers
  7. Faust, Midas, and Myself
  8. Head Over Heels (In This Life)
  9. Yesterdays
  10. Burn Out Bright
  11. 4:12
  12. Let Your Love Be Strong

On November 21, 2006.

On November 21, 2006, “Jagjaguwar” label released “Beast Moans”, the debut Swan Lake album. It was recorded February 2008, and was produced by Daniel Bejar, Spencer Krug and Carey Mercer.

Personnel:

  • Daniel Bejar– vocals, guitar, keyboards, synthesizer
  • Spencer Krug – piano, keyboards
  • Carey Mercer – vocals, guitar
  • Emily Duke – drawings
  • Daniel Murphy – design

Track listing:

  1. Widow’s Walk – Daniel Bejar
  2. Nubile Days – Spencer Krug
  3. City Calls – Carey Mercer
  4. A Venue Called Rubella – Daniel Bejar
  5. All Fires – Spencer Krug
  6. The Partisan But He’s Got to Know – Carey Mercer
  7. The Freedom – Daniel Bejar
  8. Petersburg, Liberty Theater, 1914 – unknown
  9. The Pollenated Girls – Carey Mercer
  10. Bluebird – Spencer Krug
  11. Pleasure Vessels – Carey Mercer
  12. Are You Swimming in Her Pools? – Spencer Krug
  13. Shooting Rockets – Daniel Bejar

On November 20, 2006.

On November 20, 2006, “Quinlan Road” and “MRA” labels released “An Ancient Muse”, the seventh Loreena McKennitt studio album. It was recorded June – August 2005, and was produced by Loreena McKennitt. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”.

Personnel:

  • Loreena McKennitt– vocals, keyboards, accordion, harp, percussion, piano
  • Steáfán Hannigan – Turkish clarinet, vocal drone, uilleann pipes
  • Brian Hughes– electric guitar, guitar synthesizer, vocal drone, oud, Celtic bouzouki, nylon string guitar
  • Charlie Jones: acoustic bass
  • Manu Katché– drums
  • Tal Bergman – drums, percussion
  • Stuart Bruce – vocal drone, percussion
  • Clive Deamer– drums
  • Panos Dimitrakopoulos – kanoun
  • Nigel Eaton– hurdy-gurdy
  • Ben Grossman – hurdy-gurdy
  • Ed Hanley – tabla, udu drum
  • Jason Hann– percussion
  • Georgios Kontogiannis – Greek bouzouki
  • Tim Landers– bass
  • Caroline Lavelle– cello
  • Rick Lazar – percussion
  • Annbjørg Lien– nyckelharpa
  • Hugh Marsh– violin
  • Marco Migliari – vocal drone
  • Donald Quan– viola, vocal drone
  • Hossam Ramzy– percussion
  • Sokratis Sinopoulos – lyra
  • Haig Yazdjian– oud
  • Choristers of Westminster Abbey; Alex Pott, Elliot Thompson, Nicholas Morris – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Loreena McKennitt except where noted.

  1. Incantation
  2. The Gates of Istanbul
  3. Caravanserai
  4. The English Ladye and the Knight – lyrics by Sir Walter Scott
  5. Kecharitomene
  6. Penelope’s Song
  7. Sacred Shabbat (Kâtibim) – Loreena McKennitt
  8. Beneath a Phrygian Sky
  9. Never Ending Road (Amhrán Duit)

On November 7, 2006.

On November 7, 2006, “Bar/None” label released “Eisenhower”, the fourth  Slip studio album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Matthew Ellard.

Personnel:

  • Andrew Barr– drums
  • Brad Barr– vocals, guitar
  • Marc Friedman– bass
  • Gabri Athayde – cello
  • Grayson Farmer – flugelhorn
  • Nellie Fleischner, Rosie Kirincic, Isaac Taylor – vocals
  • Chris Seligman – French horn
  • Matthew Ellard, Drew Malamud – engineer, mixing
  • Mister Thecake – design, layout design
  • Kristen Smith, Matt Tahaney – assistant
  • Andy VanDette – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Children of December
  2. Even Rats
  3. If One of Us Should Fall
  4. Airplane/Primitive
  5. Suffocation Keep
  6. First Panda in Space
  7. The Soft Machine
  8. Life in Disguise
  9. Mothwing Bite
  10. The Original Blue Air
  11. Paper Birds

On November 6, 2006.

On November 6, 2006, “Rough Trade” label released “Someone To Drive You Home”, the debut Long Blondes studio album. It was recorded July 2006, at “Konk Studios” in London, and was produced by Steve Mackey.

Personnel:

  • Emma Chaplin – vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Dorian Cox – vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Reenie Hollis – vocals, bass guitar
  • Kate Jackson: lead vocals, artwork
  • Screech Louder: drums
  • Steve Mackey, Richard Flack – mixing
  • Ben Mason, Serge Krebs – assistant engineer
  • Guy Davie – mastering
  • Matt Bolton – logo
  • Jeff Teader – layout

Track listing:

  1. .Lust in the Movies
  2. Once And Never Again
  3. Only Lovers Left Alive
  4. Giddy Stratospheres
  5. In the Company of Women
  6. Heaven Help the New Girl
  7. Separated by Motorways
  8. You Could Have Both
  9. Swallow Tattoo
  10. Weekend Without Makeup
  11. Madame Ray
  12. A Knife for the Girls