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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 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 25, 2008.

On March 25, 2008, at “Half Note” label released “The Delirium Blues Project: Serve or Suffer”, first album released by joint leadership of Roseanna Vitro and Kenny Werner. It was recorded in August 2007, at “Blue Note” in New York City, and was produced by Jeffrey Levenson.

Personnel:

  • Roseanna Vitro– vocals, arrangements
  • Kenny Werner– keyboards, arrangements
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • James Carter– tenor saxophone
  • Ray Anderson– trombone
  • Geoff Countryman– baritone saxophone
  • Adam Rogers– guitar
  • John Pattitucci– acoustic and electric bass
  • Rocky Bryant – drums

Track listing:

  1. What Is Hip? – Emilio Castillo, John David Garibaldi, Stephen M. Kupka
  2. Goodnight Nelda Grebe, the Telephone Company Has Cut Us Off – Tracy Nelson
  3. Blue – Gildo Mahones, Jon Hendricks
  4. Be Cool – Joni Mitchell
  5. Half Moon – Janis Joplin
  6. In the Dark – Lillian “Lil” Green
  7. Cheater Man – Spooner Oldham, Dan Penn
  8. Everybody’s Cryin’ Mercy – Mose Allison
  9. Don’t Ever Let Nobody Drag Your Spirit Down – Eric Bibb, Maria Muldaur

On March 24, 2008.

On March 24, 2008, “Transgressive Records” label released “Antidotes”, the debut Foals studio album. It was recorded in 2007, at “Stay Gold” in Brooklyn, and was produced by David Andrew Sitek,  Yannis Philippakis, Jack Bevan, Jimmy Smith, Walter Gerves and Edwin Congreave.

Personnel:

  • Yannis Philippakis– vocals, guitar, drums
  • Jack Bevan – drums
  • Jimmy Smith – guitar
  • Walter Gervers – bass, backing vocals
  • Edwin Congreave – keyboard, backing vocals
  • Stuart Bogie– saxophone
  • Aaron Johnson– trombone
  • Eric Biondo – trumpet
  • Alan Labiner – engineering
  • Chris Coady – engineering
  • John Valencia – engineering
  • Guy Davie – mastering
  • Mike Crossey – mixing
  • Hris Moore – recording assistant
  • Tinhead – artwork

Track listing:

  1. The French Open
  2. Cassius
  3. Red Socks Pugie
  4. Olympic Airways
  5. Electric Bloom
  6. Balloons
  7. Heavy Weather
  8. Two Steps, Twice
  9. Big Big Love (Fig. 2)
  10. Like Swimming
  11. Tron

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 February 12, 2007.

On February 12, 2007, “Matty Grooves” label released “Sense of Occasion”, the 24th Fairport Convention studio album. It was recorded in November 2006, at “Woodworm Studios, Oxfordshire, and was produced by Mark Tucker, Tic Sander, Simon Nicol, Gery Conway, Dave Pegg and Chris Leslie.

Personnel:

  • Ric Sanders– violin
  • Simon Nicol– vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, twelve-string guitar
  • Gerry Conway– vocals, drums, percussion, harmonium
  • Dave Pegg– vocals, bass guitar
  • Chris Leslie– vocals, mandolin, bouzouki, violin

Track listing:

  1. Keep on Turning the Wheel – Chris Leslie
  2. Love on a Farmboy’s Wages – Andy Partridge
  3. The Bowman’s Return – Ric Sanders
  4. South Dakota to Manchester – Chris Leslie
  5. Spring Song – Chris Leslie
  6. Polly on the Shore – music by Dave Pegg, lyrics by Dave Swarbrick, Trevor Lucas
  7. Just Dandy – Ric Sanders
  8. Tam Lin – traditional, arranged by Dave Swarbrick
  9. In Our Town – Chris Leslie
  10. Edge of the World – Chris Leslie
  11. Hawkwood’s Army – Pete Scrowther
  12. The Vision – Bob Miller, John Flanagan
  13. Your Heart and Mine – Ric Sanders
  14. Untouchable – Glenn Tilbrook, Christopher Braid
  15. Galileo’s Apology – PJ Wright
  16. Best Wishes – Steve Ashley

On February 5, 2008.

On February 5, 2008, “Barsuk” label released “Lucky”, the fifth Nada Surf album. It was recorded March – August 2007 at the “Robert Lang Studios” in Seattle, and was produced by John Goodmanson and Tom Beaujour.

Personnel:

  • Matthew Caws – vocals, guitar
  • Daniel Lorca – bass, backing vocals
  • Ira Elliot – drums
  • Ed Harcourt – piano
  • Phil Wandscher- guitar
  • Martin Wenk – horns
  • Coralie Clément – high vocals
  • Louie Lino – piano, keyboards
  • Joe McGinty – organ
  • Lianne Smith – vocals
  • Juliana Hatfield- vocals
  • John Roderick- vocals
  • Sean Nelson – vocals
  • Ben Gibbard – vocals
  • Juliette Cezzar – art direction, design
  • Jeremy Zilar – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Matthew Caws, Daniel Lorca and Ira Elliot, except where noted.

  1. See These Bones
  2. Whose Authority
  3. Beautiful Beat
  4. Here Goes Something
  5. Weightless
  6. Are You Lightning?
  7. I Like What You Say
  8. From Now On
  9. Ice on the Wing
  10. The Fox
  11. The Film Did Not Go ‘Round – Greg Peterson