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On January 13, 2009.

On January 13, 2009, “Nonesuch” label released “Compass”, the 14th Joshua Redman album. It was recorded in March 2008, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by James Farber and Joshua Redman.

Personnel:

  • Joshua Redman – soprano and tenor saxophone
  • Larry Grenadier – bass
  • Reuben Rogers – bass
  • Brian Blade – drums
  • Gregory Hutchinson – drums
  • Justin Gerrish – assistant engineer
  • Rick Kwan – mixing assistant
  • Greg Calbi – mastering, remastering
  • James Farber – audio engineer
  • Karina Benznicki – production supervisor
  • Eli Cane – production coordination
  • Ronen Givony – editorial coordinator
  • John Gall – design
  • Michael Wilson – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Joshua Redman, except where noted.    

  1. Uncharted – Larry Grenadier, Gregory Hutchinson, Joshua Redman, Reuben Rogers
  2. Faraway
  3. Identity Thief
  4. Just Like You
  5. Hutchhiker’s Guide
  6. Ghost
  7. Insomnomaniac
  8. Moonlight – Ludwig van Beethoven
  9. Un Peu Fou
  10. March – Larry Grenadier
  11. Round Reuben
  12. Little Dirty
  13. Through the Valley – Brian Blade

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 15, 1943.

On December 15, 1943, Thomas Wright “Fats” Waller died aged 39. He was musician (piano, organ, violin), singer, and a comedic entertainer, a pioneer in creating the sound of the modern jazz piano. As composer he copyrighted over 400 songs, some of them with his collaborator Andy Razaf. Waller’s compositions “Honeysuckle Rose” and “Ain’t Misbehavin’” were inducted into the “Grammy Hall of Fame”, In 1970 he was inducted in the “Songwriters Hall of Fame”, in 1989 into the “Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame”, in 1993 he was posthumously awarded “Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award”, in 2005 he was inducted into the “Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame”, and in 2008 into the “Gennett Records Walk of Fame”.

On December 6, 1949.

On December 6, 1949, Huddie William Ledbetter aka Lead Belly died aged 61. He was musician (guitar, piano, mandolin, harmonica, violin, windjammer), regarded as one of the pioneers of the blues and folk music. His songs covered a wide range of genres including folk, blues, and gospel, some of them like “Goodnight, Irene”, “Midnight Special”, “Cotton Fields”, and “Boll Weevil” became standards, and influenced generations of musicians. In 1988, Lead Belly was posthumously inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame”, and in 2008 in the “Louisiana Music Hall of Fame”.

On december 3, 2008.

On December 3, 2008, Derek Wadsworth died aged 69. He was musician (cornet, trombone, keyboards), composer and arranger. He was musical director for Diana Ross, Dusty Springfield, and the musical “Hair”. As a musician and arranger he worked with Maynard Ferguson, Georgie Fame, Nina Simone, David Essex, Judy Garland, Humphrey Lyttelton, Graham Collier, Tonny Bennett, George Harrison, Tom Jones, Dionne Warwick, Mike Oldfield, Simply Red, Kate Bush, Cat Stevens, Small Faces, Manferd Mann, and the Rolling Stones.

On december 1, 2008.

On December 1, 2008, “New West” labl released “Ready for the Flood”, an album by Mark Olson and Gary Louris. It was recorded in 2008, at “Sage & Sound Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Chris Robinson.

Personnel:

  • Mark Olson – vocals, acoustic guitar, Fender Rhodes, Melodeon
  • Gary Louris – vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, harmonica
  • George Reiff – bass
  • Jimi Hey – drums
  • Chris Robinson – harmonica, backing vocals
  • Jason Yates – Hammond B-3 organ
  • Ben Peeler – banjo, dobro
  • Michael Nieves – executive producer
  • David Gorman – executive producer
  • Beau Raymond – engineer
  • Joe Gastwirst – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Olson and Gary Louris

  1. Rose Society
  2. Bicycle
  3. Turn Your Pretty Name Around
  4. Saturday Morning on Sunday Street
  5. Kick the Wood
  6. Chamberlain, SD
  7. Black Eyes, Doves And Stones,
  8. My Gospel Song for You
  9. When the Wind Comes Up
  10. Bloody Hands
  11. Life’s Warm Sheets
  12. Trap’s Been Set

On November 24, 2008.

On November 24, 2008, Michael Gary Pearson aka Michael Lee died aged 39. He was musician (drums), recorded and performed with Little Angels, The Cult, Echo & the Bunnymen, Aerosmith, Thin Lizzy, Lenny Kravitz, Jeff Martin, and The Quireboys, but was best known for his work with Jimmy Page and Robert Plant.

On November 22, 2019.

On November 22, 2010, “Parlaphone” label released “Everyday Life”, the eighth Coldplay studio album. It was recorded 2007 – 2008 and 2018 – 2019, at “The Bakery”, “The Beehive” in London, and in Umbria, Italy, and was produced by Rik Simpson, Daniel Green, Bill Rahko, Angel Lopez, Federico Vindver and Max Martin.

Personnel:

  • Chris Martin – lead vocals, guitars, piano, keyboards
  • Guy Berryman – bass guitar, percussion
  • Will Champion – drums and percussion, guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Jonny Buckland – guitars, keyboards
  • Aluna – choir
  • Garine Antreassian – choir
  • Jocelyn ‘Jozzy’ Donald – choir
  • Nadeen Fanous – choir
  • Marwa Kreitem – choir
  • Apple Martin – choir
  • Moses Martin – choir
  • Bashar Murad – choir
  • Ben Oerlemans – choir
  • Bill Rahko – choir
  • Norah Shaqur – choir vocal
  • Stromae – vocals
  • Omorinmade Anikulapo-Kuti – alto saxophone
  • Babatunde Ankra – trombone
  • Drew Goddard – guitar
  • Daniel Green – keyboards
  • Samir Joubran – oud
  • Wissam Joubran – oud
  • Adnan Joubran – oud
  • Femi Kuti – horn
  • Made Kuti – orchestrionics
  • Ayoola Magbagbeola – tenor saxophone
  • Max Martin – keyboards
  • Gbenga Ogundeji – trumpet
  • Bill Rahko – keyboards
  • Davide Rossi – strings
  • Rik Simpson – keyboards
  • Daniel Green – programming
  • Max Martin – programming
  • Bill Rahko – programming
  • Rik Simpson – programming
  • Mark “Spike” Stent – mixing
  • Emily Lazar – mastering
  • Erwan Abbas – assistant engineering
  • Chris Allgood – assistant mastering
  • Lionel Capouillez – additional engineering
  • Michael Freeman – assistant mixing
  • Matt Glasbey – assistant engineering
  • Pierre Houle – additional engineering
  • Adnan Joubran – additional engineering
  • Matt Latham – assistant engineering
  • Baptiste Leroy – assistant engineering
  • Bastien Lozier – additional engineering
  • Issam Murad – assistant engineering
  • Lance Robinson – additional engineering
  • Davide Rossi – additional engineering
  • Anthony De Souza – assistant engineering
  • Federico Vindver – additional engineering
  • Matt Wolach – assistant mixing

Track listing:

  1. Sunrise – Guy Berryman, Johhny Buckland, Will Campion, Chris Martin, Davide Rossi
  2. Church – Guy Berryman, Johnny Buckland, Will Champion, Chris Martin, Amjad Sabri, Davide Rossi, Mikkel Eriksen, Tor Hermansen, Jacob Collier Norah Shaqur
  3. Trouble in Town – Guy Berryman, Johnny Buckland, Will Champion, Chris Martin
  4. Broken – Guy Berryman, Johnny Buckland, Will Champion, Chris Martin
  5. Daddy – Guy Berryman, Johnny Buckland, Will Champion, Chris Martin
  6. WOTW/POTP – Guy Berryman, Johnny Buckland, Will Champion, Chris Martin
  7. Arabesque – Guy Berryman, Johnny Buckland, Will Champion, Chris Martin, Drew Goddard, Femi Kuti, Paul Van haver
  8. When I Need a Friend – Guy Berryman, Johnny Buckland, Will Champion, Chris Martin
  9. Guns – Guy Berryman, Johnny Buckland, Will Champion, Chris Martin
  10. Orphans – Guy Berryman, Johnny Buckland, Will Champion, Chris Martin, Moses Martin
  11. Eko – Guy Berryman, Johnny Buckland, Will Champion, Chris Martin, Moses Martin
  12. Cry Cry Cry – Guy Berryman, Johnny Buckland, Will Champion, Chris Martin, Moses Martin, Jacob Collier, Bertrand Berns, Jerry Ragovoy
  13. Old Friends – Guy Berryman, Johnny Buckland, Will Champion, Chris Martin
  14. بنی آدم – Guy Berryman, Johnny Buckland, Will Champion, Chris Martin, Alice Coltrane, Harcourt White, Saadi Shirazi
  15. Champion of the World – Guy Berryman, Johnny Buckland, Will Champion, Chris Martin, Andy Monaghan, Scott Hutchinson, Simon Liddell
  16. Everyday Life – Guy Berryman, Johnny Buckland, Will Champion, Chris Martin, John Metcalfe

On November 18, 2008.

On November 18, 2008, “Domino” label released “NYC”, the fourth Kieran Hebden and Steve Reid album. It was recorded in 2008, and was produced by Kieran Hebden.

Personnel:

  • Kieran Hebden – guitar, samples, electronics 
  • Steve Reid – drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Kieren Hebden and Steve Reid

  1. Lyman Place
  2. 1st & 1st
  3. 25th Street
  4. Arrival
  5. Between B & C
  6. Departure

On November 14, 2008.

On November 14, 2008, “InsideOut” label released “Experiments in Mass Appeal”, the second Frost studio album. It was recorded January – August 2008, at “Cube”, and was produced by Jem Godfrey.

Personnel:

  • Jem Godfrey – vocals, keyboards, piano  
  • John Mitchell – vocals,electric guitars, violin
  • John Jowitt – bass guitar
  • Andy Edwards – drums
  • Declan “Dec” Burke – lead vocals, acoustic guitars

Track listing:

  1. .Experiments in Mass Appeal
  2. Welcome to Nowhere
  3. Pocket Sun
  4. Saline
  5. Dear Dead Days
  6. Falling Down
  7. You/I
  8. Toys
  9. Wonderland