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Gerald Wilson: New York, New Sound

On August 25, 2003, “Mack Avenue Label” released “New York, New Sound”, the 20th Gerard Wilson album. It was recorded in February 2003, at “Clinton Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Stix Hooper.

Personnel:

  • Gerald Wilson – arranger, conductor
  • Oscar Castro-Neves, Anthony Wilson – guitar
  • Kenny Barron, Renee Rosnes – piano
  • Bob Cranshaw, Trey Henry, Larry Ridley – bass
  • Stix Hooper, Lewis Nash – drums
  • Jerry Dodgion – alto saxophone, flute
  • Jesse Davis – alto saxophone
  • Frank Wess – tenor saxophone, flute
  • Jimmy Heath – tenor saxophone
  • Clark Terry – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Jon Faddis, Frank Greene, Eddie Henderson, Sean Jones, Jimmy Owens – trumpet
  • Luis Bonilla, Benny Powell, Douglas Purviance, Dennis Wilson – trombone

Track listing:

All tracks by Gerald Wilson, except where noted.

  1. Milestones – Miles Davis
  2. Blues for the Count
  3. Equinox – John Coltrane
  4. Viva Tirado (Mucho Mas)
  5. Teri
  6. Blues for Yna Yna
  7. Theme for Monterey
  8. M Capetillo
  9. Josefina
  10. Nancy Jo

Arthyr Blythe: Blythe Byte

On July 24, 2001, “Savant” label released “Blythe Byte”, the 20th Arthur Blythe album. It was recorded in March 2001, and was produced by Cecil Brooks III.

Personnel:

  • Arthur Blythe – alto saxophone
  • John Hicks – piano
  • Dwayne Dolphin – bass
  • Cecil Brooks III – drums 

Track listing:

All tracks by Arthur Blythe except where noted.

  1. Hardly
  2. Besame Mucho – Consuelo Velázquez, Sunny Skylar
  3. Blue Monk – Thelonious Monk
  4. Light Blue – Thelonious Monk
  5. And One – Dwayne Dolphin
  6. My Little Brown Book – Billy Strayhorn
  7. Naima – John Coltrane
  8. Ruby, My Dear – Thelonious Monk
  9. Blythe Byte
  10. What a Friend We Have in Jesus – Joseph Scriven, Charles Crozat Converse

The Beach Boys: 15 Big Ones

On July 5, 1976, “Brother/Reprise” label released “15 Big Ones”, the 20th Beach Boys (The) studio album. It was recorded December 1969 – May 1976, at “Brother” in Santa Monica, “Caribou Ranch” in Nederland, and was produced by Brian Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Brian Wilson – lead and backing vocals, organ, piano, Moog bass, ARP synthesizer, ARP String Ensemble, bass guitar, harmonica, chimes, bells
  • Carl Wilson – lead and backing vocals, guitar, bass, synthesizer, Jew’s harp, percussion
  • Dennis Wilson – lead and backing vocals, drums, percussion, vibraphone
  • Al Jardine – lead and backing vocals, guitar
  • Mike Love – lead and backing vocals, arranger
  • Thomas J. Tedesco – guitar
  • Ben Benay – guitar
  • Jerry Cole – guitar
  • Bruce Johnston – piano, backing vocals
  • Carl L. Fortina – accordion
  • James D. Hughart – string bass
  • Tim Drummond – bass
  • Ray Pohlman – bass
  • Lyle Ritz – bass
  • Hal Blaine – drums
  • Dennis Dragon – drums
  • Ricky Fataar – drums, percussion
  • Gene Estes – percussion
  • Julius Wechter – percussion, bells
  • Roy Wood (credited as “Roy Wood and Wizzard”) – saxophone
  • Mike Altschul – saxophone, clarinet
  • Steve Douglas – saxophone, horns, flute
  • Dennis Dreith – saxophone, clarinet
  • Jay Migliori – saxophone, horns, flute
  • Bobby Shew – trumpet
  • Daryl Dragon – clavinet, vocal arrangements
  • Charles Lloyd – flute
  • Jules Jacobs – clarinet
  • Carol Lee Miller – autoharp
  • Maureen L. West – harp

The Sid Sharp Strings

  • Murray Adler – violin
  • Arnold Belnick – violin
  • Henry Ferber – violin
  • Lou Klass – violin
  • Bernard Kundell – violin
  • William Kurasch – violin
  • James Getzoff – violin
  • Henry L. Roth – violin
  • Sidney Sharp – violin
  • Tibor Zelig – violin
  • William Kurasch – violin
  • James Getzoff – violin
  • Henry L. Roth – violin
  • Sidney Sharp – violin
  • Tibor Zelig – violin
  • Toni Tennille – backing vocals
  • Marilyn Wilson – backing vocals
  • Dean Torrence, Jim Evans – album cover, art direction, logo

Track listing:

  1. Rock and Roll Music – Chuck Berry
  2. It’s Ok – Brian Wilson, Mike Love
  3. Hard to Phone Ya – Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Diane Rovell
  4. Chapel of Love – Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich, Phil Spector
  5. Everyone’s in Love with You – Mike Love
  6. Talk to Me – Joe Seneca – includes an interpolation of the track “Tallahassee Lassie” originally performed by Freddy Cannon
  7. That Same Song – Brian Wilson, Mike Love
  8. T M Song – Brian Wilson
  9. Palisades Park – Chuck Berry
  10. Susie Cincinnati – Al Jardine
  11. A Casual Look – Ed Wells
  12. Blueberry Hill – Al Lewis, Larry Stock, Vincent Rose
  13. Back Home – Brain Wilson, Bob Norberg
  14. In the Still of the Night – Fred Parris
  15. Just Once in My Life – Gerry Goffin, Carole King, Phil Spector

The Mountain Goats: Dark in Here

On June 25, 2021, “Merge” label released “Dark in Here”, the 20th Mountain Goats (The) studio album. It was recorded in 2021, at “Fames Studios” in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and was produced by Matt Ross-Spang.

Personnel:

  • John Darnielle – vocals. guitars, piano
  • Matt Douglas – piano, guitar, woodwinds
  • Peter Hughes – bass
  • Jon Wurster – drums, percussion
  • Spooner Oldham – Hammond B-3, Wurlitzer organ
  • Will McFarlane – guitar
  • Susan Marshall – vocal harmony
  • Reba Russell – vocal harmony
  • Matt Ross-Spang – engineer
  • Shana Gandhi – mixing
  • Brent Lambert – mastering
  • John Lee Gifford – production assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by John Darnielle.

  1. Parisian Enclave
  2. The Destruction of the Kola Superdeep Borehole Tower
  3. Mobile
  4. Dark in Here
  5. Lizard Suit
  6. When a Powerful Animal Comes
  7. To the Headless Horseman
  8. The new Hydra Collection
  9. The Slow Parts on Death Metal Albums
  10. Before I Got There
  11. Arguing with the Ghost of Peter Laughner About His Coney Island Baby Review
  12. Let Me Bathe in Demonic Light

Daniel Lanois: Heavy Sun

On March 19, 2021, “Maker Series” label released “Heavy Sun”, the 20th Daniel Lanois album. It was recorded in 2020, and was produced by Daniel Lanois and Wayne Lorenz.

Personnel:

  • Daniel Lanois – vocal, guitar, bass, keyboards, cover art
  • Mary Shepherd – vocals
  • Rocco DeLuca – vocals
  • Jim Wilson – guitar, bass
  • Chris Thomas – keyboards, bass
  • Kyle Crane – drums
  • Brian Blade – drums
  • Noah Mintz – mastering
  • Adam CK Vollick – art processing
  • Marthe A. Vannebo – design

Track listing:

  1. Dance On
  2. Power
  3. Every Nation
  4. Way Down
  5. Please Don’t Try
  6. Tree of Tule
  7. Tumbling Stone
  8. Angels Watching
  9. (Under the) Heavy Sun
  10. Mother’s Eye
  11. Out of Sight

Coleman Hawkins: Soul

In March 1959, “Prestige” label released “Soul”, the 20th Coleman Hawkins album. It was recorded in November 1958, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Esmond Edwards.

Personnel:

  • Coleman Hawkins – tenor saxophone
  • Ray Bryant – piano
  • Kenny Burrell – guitar
  • Wendell Marshall – bass
  • Osie Johnson – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Coleman Hawkins except where noted.

  1. Soul Blues
  2. I Hadn’t Anyone till You – Ray Noble
  3. Groovin’ – Kenny Burrell
  4. Greensleeves – traditional
  5. Sunday Mornin – Kenny Burrell
  6. Until the Real Thing Comes Along – Sammy Cahn, Saul Chaplin, L. E. Freeman, Mann Holiner, Alberta Nichols
  7. Sweetnin’

Joe Henderson: Black Narcissus

In January 1976, “Milestone” label released “Black Narcissus”, the 20th Joe Henderson album. It was recorded in October 1974, at “Studios Europa Sonor” in Paris, April 1975, at “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, California, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews and Joe Henderson.

Personnel:

  • Joe Henderson – tenor sax
  • Joachim Kühn – piano
  • Patrick Gleeson – synthesizer, arranger
  • David Friesen – bass 
  • Jean-François Jenny-Clark – bass
  • Daniel Humair – drums, cover painting
  • Jack DeJohnette – drums
  • Bill Summers – congas, percussion
  • Bruce Walford – engineer
  • Claude Martenot – engineer
  • Neil Schwartz – engineer
  • Seth Dworkin – engineer
  • Skip Shimmin – engineer
  • David Turner – mastering
  • Lance Anderson – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Henderson, except where noted.

  1. Black Narcissus
  2. Hindsight and Forethought
  3. Power to the People
  4. Amoeba
  5. Good Morning Heartache – Irene Higginbotham, Ervin Drake, Dan Fisher
  6. The Other Side of Right

Joe Jackson: Fool

On January 19, 2019, “Edel AG” label released “Fool”, the 20th Joe Jackson studio album. It was recorded in 2018, at “Tonic Room Studios” in Boise, Idaho, and was produced by Joe Jackson and Pat Dillett.

  • Joe Jackson – vocals, keyboards, programming, arranger
  • Teddy Kumpel – vocals, guitar
  • Graham Maby – vocals, bass
  • Doug Yowell – vocals, drums, programming
  • Patrick Dillett – mixing
  • Greg Calbi, Sterling Sound – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Jackson.

  1. Big Black Cloud
  2. Fabulously Absolute
  3. Dave
  4. Strange Land
  5. Friend Better
  6. Fool
  7. 32 Kisses
  8. Alchemy

Donald Byrd: Free Form

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.

Personnel:

  • Donald Byrd – trumpet
  • Wayne Shorter – tenor saxophone
  • Herbie Hancock – piano
  • Butch Warren – bass
  • Billy Higgins – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Donald Byrd except where noted.

  1. Pentecostal Feelin’
  2. Night Flower – Herbie Hancock
  3. Nai Nai
  4. French Spice
  5. Free Form

In May 1962.

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.

Personnel:

  • 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

Track listing:

  1. Walk on the Wild Side – Elmer Bernstein, Mack David
  2. Ol’ Man River – Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern
  3. In a Mellow Tone – Duke Ellington, Milt Gabler
  4. Step Right Up – Oliver Nelson
  5. Beggar for the Blues – Ray Rasch, Dotty Wayne
  6. Bashin’ – Jimmy Smith
  7. I’m an Old Cowhand (From the Rio Grande) – Johnny Mercer