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On April 1, 2014.

On April 1, 2014, “Universal Records” label released “Life Journey”, the 37th Leon Russell album. It was recorded 2013 – 2014, at “Capitol Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Tommy LiPuma.

Personnel:

  • Leon Russell – lead and background vocals, piano, liner notes
  • Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra
  • John Clayton- bass, conductor, arranger
  • Dixieland Band
  • William Cantos – background vocals
  • Alvin Chea– background vocals
  • Perry Morgan – background vocals
  • Louis Price– background vocals
  • Graham Dechter – acoustic guitar
  • Robben Ford– guitar
  • Anthony Wilson– guitar
  • Chris Simmons- slide guitar
  • Greg Leisz- pedal steel, pedal steel guitar
  • Hugh McCracken- guitar, soloist
  • Larry Goldings- Hammond B3
  • George Bohanon– trombone
  • Lee Callet – tenor saxophone
  • Charles Owens – tenor saxophone
  • Rickey Woodard– tenor saxophone
  • Keith Fiddmont – alto saxophone
  • Ira Nepus – trombone
  • Ryan Porter – trombone
  • Maurice Spears – bass trombone
  • Bijon Watson – trumpet
  • Gilbert Castellanos– trumpet
  • Clay Jenkins – trumpet
  • Sal Cracchiolo – trumpet
  • James Ford – trumpet
  • Darrell Leonard- flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Jeff Clayton- clarinet, alto saxophone
  • James Gordon – clarinet
  • Christoph Luty – bass
  • Willie Weeks- bass
  • Jeff Hamilton- drums
  • Abe Laboriel Jr.– drums
  • Elena Barere – concert master
  • Alan Broadbent- string arrangements
  • Jill Dell’Abate – string contractor
  • Elton John- executive producer
  • Shari Sutcliffe – music contractor, production coordination
  • Chandler Harrod – engineer, Pro-Tools
  • Mark Lambert – piano engineer, vocal engineer
  • Elliot Scheiner- string engineer
  • Al Schmitt- engineer, mixing
  • Doug Saks – mastering
  • Ryan Roth – design, photography
  • Mike Diehl – design

Track listing:

  1. Come On in My Kitchen – Robert Johnson
  2. Big Lips – Leon Russell
  3. Georgia on My Mind- Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell
  4. That Lucky Old Sun- Haven Gillespie, Beasley Smith 4:09
  5. Fever- Eddie Cooley, John Davenport
  6. Think of Me – Mike Reid
  7. I Got It Bad (and That Ain’t Good)- Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster
  8. The Masquerade Is Over – Herb Magidson, Allie Wrubel
  9. I Really Miss You – Paul Anka
  10. New York State of Mind- Billy Joel
  11. Fool’s Paradise -Johnny Fuller, Bob Geddins, Dr. David Rosenbaum
  12. Down in Dixieland – Leon Russell

On March 31, 2015.

On March 31, 2015, “Arion Records/Audio Resources” labels released “The Breaking of the World”, the fifteenth Glass Hammer studio album. It was recorded in 2014, at “Sound Resources” in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and was produced by Fred Schendel and Steve Babb.

Personnel:

  • Carl Groves – lead vocals
  • Susie Bogdanowicz – lead and backing vocals
  • Fred Schendel – lead and backing vocals, keyboards, guitars
  • Alan Shikoh – acoustic, classical and electric guitars
  • Steve Babb – bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Aaron Raulston – drums
  • Steve Unruh – violin
  • Michele Lynn – lead and backing vocals
  • Bob Katz- mastering
  • Michal Xaay Loranc – cover and booklet art

Track listing:

  1. Mythopoeia – lyrics by Steve Babb, music by Steve Babb, Alan Shikoh
  2. Third Floor (A Play in One Act) – lyrics by Fred Schendel, music by Alan Shikoh, Fred Schendel
  3. Babylon – lyrics by Fred Schendel, music by Steve Babb
  4. A Bird When it Sneezes – music by Alan Shikoh
  5. Sand – Fred Schendel
  6. Bandwagon – lyrics by Carl Groves, music by Fred Schendel, Carl Groves
  7. Haunted – lyrics by Carl Groves, music by Fred Schendel, Susie Bogdanowicz, Michele Lynn
  8. North Wind – lyrics by Steve Babb, music by Alan Shikoh, Carl Groves
  9. Nothing, Everything – lyrics by Steve Babb, ,music by Steve Babb, Carl Groves

On March 18, 2016.

On March 18, 2016, “Entertainment One” label released “Change of Fortune”, the eleventh Soul Asylum album. It was recorded in 2014, and was produced by John Fields, Dave Pirner, Justin Sharbono, Winston Roye and Michael Bland.

Personnel:

  • Dave Pirner– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Justin Sharbono – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Winston Roye – bass
  • Michael Bland– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Dave Pirner.

  1. Supersonic
  2. Can’t Help It
  3. Doomsday
  4. Ladies Man
  5. Moonshine
  6. Make it Real
  7. When I See You
  8. Dealing
  9. Don’t Bother Me
  10. Morgan’s Dog
  11. Change of Fortune
  12. Cool

 

On March 10, 2017.

On March 10, 2017, “Columbia” label released “Heartworms”, the fifth Shins studio album. It was recorded 2014 – 2016, and was produced by James Mercer and Richard Swift.

  1. James Mercer – voices, guitar, bass, chord organ, harmonica, synthesizer, ukulele, percussion
  2. Mark Watrous – guitar, piano, castanets, kalimba, strings, synthesizer bass
  3. Chris Funk – guitar, dulcimer
  4. Yuuki Matthews – bass, synthesizer, drums, percussion, mixing
  5. Richard Swift – drums, percussion, mellotron, synthesizer
  6. Joe Plummer – drums, engineer
  7. Jon Sortland – drums
  8. Brian Lucey – mastering
  9. Steve Drizos – percussion
  10. Jacob Escobedo – artwork, design

Track listing:

All tracks by James Mercer.

  1. Name for You
  2. Painting a Hole
  3. Cherry Hearts
  4. Fantasy Island
  5. Mildenhall
  6. Rubber Ballz
  7. Half a Million
  8. Dead Alive
  9. Heartworms
  10. So Now What
  11. The Fear

On March 10, 2014.

On March 10, 2014, “PIAS” label released “The Classic”, the fifth Joan As Police Woman (Joan Wasser) studio album. It was recorded in 2013, at “Ground Control Studios”, “Maid’s Room Studios”, “Trout Recording” and “Vibromonk”, and was produced by Joan Wasser and Tyler Wood.

Personnel:

  • Joan Wasser– vocals, guitar, strings, clavinet, electric piano
  • Tyler Wood – bass guitar, electronic organ, trumpet, piano, synthesizer, percussion, backing vocals
  • Parker Kindred – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Doug Wieselman – baritone saxophoneand tenor saxophone
  • Oren Bloedow – guitar
  • Briggan Krauss – baritone saxophone, alto saxophone
  • Steven Bernstein – trumpet, French horn
  • Joseph Arthur, Nathan Larson, Michelle Zayla, Stephanie McKay, Toshi Reagon – backing vocals
  • Reggie Watts– outro on “Holy City”, human beatbox
  • Tyler Wood  – engineering, mixing
  • Murray Trider  – engineering
  • Jack McKeever & TJ Doherty  – engineering
  • Adam Sachs  – engineering, mixing
  • Dan Shatzky  – engineering
  • Lance Scott Walker – graphic design
  • Stephanie Sidjakov – photography, graphic design
  • Dan Monick – cover photograph

Track listing:

All tracks by Joan Wasser.

  1. Witness
  2. Holy City
  3. The Classic
  4. Good Together
  5. Get Direct
  6. What Would You Do
  7. New Year’s Day
  8. Shame
  9. Stay
  10. Ask Me

 

On March 4, 2014.

On March 4, 2014, “ECM” label released “Mutations”, the 18th Vijay Iyer album. It was recorded in September 2013, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Vijay Iyer— piano, electronics
  • Michi Wiancko, Miranda Cuckson — violin
  • Kyle Armbrust — viola
  • Kivie Cahn-Lipman — cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Vijay Iyer.

  1. Spellbound and Sacrosanct, Cowrie Shells and the Shimmering Sea
  2. Vuln, Part 2
  3. Mutation 1: Air
  4. Mutation 2: Rise
  5. Mutation 3: Canon
  6. Mutation 4: Chain
  7. Mutation 5: Automata
  8. Mutation 6: Waves
  9. Mutation 7: Kernel
  10. Mutation 8: Clade
  11. Mutation 9: Descent
  12. Mutation 10: Time
  13. When We’re Gone

On February 7, 2014.

On February 7, 2014, “Lester Records” label released “Dizzy Heights”, the third Neil Finn album. It was recorded in 2013, and was produced by Dave Fridmann and Neil Finn.

Personnel:

  • Neil Finn – lead vocals, guitar, clarinet, drums, keyboards, synthesizer, vibraphone,
  • Liam Finn – guitar, percussion, backing vocals
  • Sharon Finn – bass, backing vocals
  • Elroy Finn – drums, backing vocals
  • Victoria Kelly- string arrangements
  • Glenn Kotche- body percussion
  • Ashley Brown – cello
  • Matt Chamberlain- drums
  • Sean Donnelly – electronic drums, backing vocals
  • Will Ricketts – percussion
  • Aarahdna- backing vocals
  • Madeleine Sami- backing vocals
  • Mary Fridmann – backing vocals
  • Benjamin Knapp – whistling
  • Dave Fridmann – engineer
  • Greg Calbi- mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Finn, except where noted.

  1. Impressions
  2. Dizzy Heights
  3. Flying In the Face of Love – Neil Finn, Sharon Finn, Sean Donnelly
  4. Divebomber
  5. Better Than TV
  6. Pony Ride – Neil Finn, Sharon Finn, Sean Donnelly
  7. White Lies and Alibis
  8. Recluse
  9. Strangest Friends