In October 1966, “Blue Note” label released “Free Form”, the 20th Donald Byrd album. It was recorded in December 1961, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.
In May 1962, “Verve” label released “Bashin’: The Unpredictable Jimmy Smith”, the 20th Jimmy Smith album. It was recorded in March 1962, at “Van Gelder Studios” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Cred Taylor.
Jimmy Smith – organ
Oliver Nelson – arranger, conductor
Phil Woods, Jerry Dodgion – alto saxophone
Bob Ashton, Babe Clarke – tenor saxophone
George Barrow – baritone saxophone
Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Doc Severinsen, Joe Wilder – trumpet
Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Britt Woodman – trombone
Tom Mitchell – bass trombone
Barry Galbraith – guitar
Quentin Warren – guitar
George Duvivier – bass
Ed Shaughnessy – drums
Donald Bailey – drums
Rudy Van Gelder – engineer
Walk on the Wild Side – Elmer Bernstein, Mack David
Ol’ Man River – Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern
In a Mellow Tone – Duke Ellington, Milt Gabler
Step Right Up – Oliver Nelson
Beggar for the Blues – Ray Rasch, Dotty Wayne
Bashin’ – Jimmy Smith
I’m an Old Cowhand (From the Rio Grande) – Johnny Mercer
On April 5, 1998, “Arabesque” label released “Manhattan Nocturne”, the 20th Charles McPherson album. It was recorded in April 1997, at “EastSide Sound” in New York City” and was produced by Charles McPherson and Daniel Criss.
Charles McPherson – alto saxophone
Mulgrew Miller – piano
Ray Drummond – double bass
Victor Lewis – drums
Bobby Sanabria – percussion
All tracks by Charles McPherson except where noted
Evidence – Thelonious Monk
You’re My Thrill – Jay Gorney, Sidney Clare
Blue ‘n’ Boogie – Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli
On April 17, 2001, “Innerhythmic” label released “Blue Blood”, the 20th James Blood Ulmer album. It was recorded in 2000, at “Orange Music” in Orange, NJ, and was produced by Bill Laswell and James Blood Ulmer.
James Blood Ulmer – vocals, guitar
Bill Laswell – bass
Bernie Worrell – keyboards
Amina Claudine Myers – keyboards
Jerome Bigfoot Brailey – drums
All tracks by James Blood Ulmer, except where noted.
As It Is – Jerome Brailey, Bill Laswell, James Blood Ulmer
99 Names – traditional, arranged by James Blood Ulmer
On and On – Jamal Cantero, Erica Wright
Pull on up to Love
Momentarily – Jerome Brailey, Bill Laswell, James Blood Ulmer
On March 23, 1999, “Elektra” label released “Inside”, the 20th David Sanborn album. It was recorded in 1998, at “Camel Island” in New Jersey, “Avatar Studios”, “Hiatus Studios”, “Sound On Sound” and “Electric Lady Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Marcus Miller and David Isaac.
David Sanborn – alto saxophone
Marcus Miller – keyboards, Rhodes piano, guitar, bass, drums, clarinet, backing vocals, arrangements, engineer
On September 28, 2010, “Dreyfus Records” label released “You Can Always Turn Around”, the 20th Lucky Peterson album. It was recorded in March 2010, in Woodstock, NY, and was produced by Doug Yoel, Francis Dreyfus, and Lucky Peterson. “You Can Always Turn Around” won “Grand Prix du Disque” (Best Blues Album in 2010 in France).
Lucky Peterson– vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, national duolian, piano, arranger
Larry Campbell – acoustic and pedal steel guitar, mandolin, national duolian, arranger
On September 9, 2003, “Verve” label released “Wide Angles”, the 20th Michael Brecker album. It was recorded in January 2003, and was produced by Michael Brecker and Gil Goldstein. In 2004, “Wide Angels” won the “Grammy Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album”.