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On March 13, 2001.

On March 13, 2001, “Blue Note” label released “Flights of Fancy: Trio Fascination: Edition Two”, the 18th Joe Lovano album. It was recorded June 14 and 16, 2000, and was produced by Joe Lovano.

Personnel:

  • Joe Lovano– tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone, alto clarinet, drums, percussion, gong
  • Idris Muhammad- drums
  • Cameron Brown- bass
  • Billy Drewes- soprano saxophone, alto flute
  • Joey Baron- drums
  • Toots Thielemans- harmonica
  • Kenny Werner- piano
  • Dave Douglas- trumpet
  • Mark Dresser- bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Lovano, except where noted.

  1. Flights of Fancy
  2. On April (I’ll Remember April) – Gene de Paul, Patricia Johnston, Don Raye
  3. Amsterdam
  4. Blue Mist
  5. Off and Runnin’
  6. Infant Eyes – Wayne Shorter
  7. 206
  8. Bougainvillea – Judi Silvano
  9. Windom Street
  10. Hot Shot
  11. Aisha – McCoy Tyner
  12. Amber
  13. On Giant Steps – John Coltrane
  14. Flights of Fancy – reprise

 

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On January 24, 1995.

On January 24, 1995, “Warner Bros” label released “Balance”, the tenth Van Halen studio album. It was recorded May – September, 1994, at “5150 Studios” in Studio City, “Little Mountain Sound Studios” in  Vancouver, and was produced by Bruce Fairbairn. In 2004, the album was certified 3 x Platinum, in US by the “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Eddie Van Halen– lead guitar, keyboards, background vocals
  • Michael Anthony– bass, background vocals
  • Sammy Hagar– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Alex Van Halen– drums, percussion
  • Steve Lukather– background vocals
  • The Monks of Gyuto Tantric University – chants
  • Mike Fraser– mixing
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Erwin Musper – engineer
  • Mike Plotnikoff – engineer
  • Jeri Heiden – art direction
  • Randee Saint Nicholas – photography
  • Glen Wexler – photography (front cover)

Track listing:

All tracks by Eddie Van Halen, Michael Anthony, Sammy Hagar  and  Alex Van Halen.

  1. The Seventh Seal
  2. Can’t Stop Lovin’ You
  3. Don’t Tell Me (What Love Can Do)
  4. Amsterdam
  5. Big Fat Money
  6. Strung Out
  7. Not Enough
  8. Aftershock
  9. Doin’ Time
  10. Baluchitherium
  11. Take Me Back (Déjà Vu)
  12. Feelin’

On January 1, 1972.

On January 1, 1972, “CBS” label released “Orange”, the fourth Al Stewart album. It was recorded in September 1971, at “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by John Anthony.

Personnel:

  • Al Stewart – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Rick Wakeman– keyboards
  • Tim Renwick– guitar
  • Bob Andrews– keyboards
  • Cal Batchelor – guitar
  • John Donnelly – background vocals
  • Graham Hunt – drums
  • Brian Odgers – bass
  • Roger Pope – drums
  • Kevin Powers – background vocals
  • Brinsley Schwarz– guitar
  • Bruce Thomas– bass
  • Tim Walker – Spanish guitar
  • Mick Welton – background vocals
  • John Wilson– drums
  • David Hentschel– engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Al Stewart, except where noted.

  • You Don’t Even Know Me
  • Amsterdam
  • Songs Out of Clay
  • The News from Spain
  • I Don’t Believe You – Bob Dylan
  • Once an Orange, Always an Orange
  • I’m Falling
  • Night of the 4th of May

On June 24, 2005.

On June 24, 2003, “Palm” label released “Keep It Together”, the fourth Guster band. It was recorded 2001 – 2003, and was produced by Roger Moutenot and Ron Aniello.

Personnel:

  • Ryan Miller- vocals, bass guitar, guitar, keyboards, mellotron
  • Adam Gardner- vocals, guitar, banjo, piano
  • Brian Rosenworcel- drums, percussion, bongos, keyboards, guitar, backing vocals
  • Ron Aniello- guitar, mellotron, banjo
  • David Henry – cello
  • Jim Hoke – brass, woodwind
  • Ben Kweller- guitar, piano, vocals
  • Jacob Lawson – violin
  • Randy Leago – brass, woodwind
  • Brandon Mason – trumpet
  • Roger Moutenot – Jew’s harp
  • Joe Pisapia- banjo, vocals
  • Neil Rosengarden – flugelhorn
  • David Henry – upright bass
  • Jim Hoke – harmonica
  • Ben Kweller- “frightening double-necked string instrument”
  • Jacob Lawson, Randy Leago, Brandon Mason, Ron Aniello, Neil Rosengarden – additional instruments
  • Roger Moutenot – Moog synthesizer
  • Joe Pisapia– banjo
  • Josh Rouse- backing vocals

Track listing:

All musc by Ron Aniello, David Henry and Jim Hoke, except where noted.

1.  Diane – lyrics by Ryan Miller

2.    Careful – lyrics by Ryan Miller

3.    Amsterdam – music by Tony Goddess, Ron Aniello, Ron Aniello, David Henry, Jim Hoke, lyrics by Brian Rosenworcel

4.    Backyard – lyrics by Ryan Miller

5.    Homecoming King – lyrics by Brian Rosenworcel

6.    Ramona – lyrics by Ryan Miller

7.    Jesus on the Radio – music and lyrics by Ryan Miller, Joe Pisapia

8.    Keep it Together – lyrics by Brian Rosenworcel

9.    Come Downstairs and Say Hello – lyrics by Ryan Miller

10. Red Oyster Cult – Brian Rosenworcel

11. Long Way Down – lyrics by Ryan Miller

12. I Hope Tomorrow Is Like Today – music by Ron Aniello, David Henry, Jim Hoke, Ben Kweller, lyrics by Ryan Miller, Ben Kweller

On February 22, 2005.

On February 22, 2005, “Epic” label released “Real Illusions: Reflections”, the seventh Steve Vai studio album. It was recorded in 2004, at “The Mothership Studio” in Hollywood Hills, “The Harmony Hut” in Los Angeles, and “De Oosterpoort” in Amsterdam, and was produced by Steve Vai.

Personnel:

  • Steve Vai– lead vocals, guitar, all instrumentation, engineering, mixing
  • Jeremy Colson– drums, percussion
  • Gregg Bissonette– percussion
  • Billy Sheehan, Bryan Beller– bass
  • Jerry Hey, Gary Grant – trumpet
  • Dan Higgins– saxophone
  • Larry Williams – saxophone
  • Bill Reichenbach, Jr., Charlie Loper – trombone
  • Stacy Ellis – background vocals
  • Metropole Orkest– orchestra
  • Chris Opperman– piano
  • Pia Vai– harp
  • Fire Vai, Laurel Fishman, Ruby Birman, Len Birman, Jeff Mallard, Michael Mesker, Thomas Nordegg – spoken vocals
  • David Kole – orchestration
  • Dick Bakker – conducting
  • Neil Citron, Paul Bliven – engineering assistance
  • Bernie Grundman– mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Vai.

  1. Building the Church
  2. Dying for Your Love
  3. Glorious
  4. K’m-Pee-Du-Wee
  5. Firewall
  6. Freak Show Exces
  7. Lotus Feet
  8. Yai Yai
  9. Midway Creatures
  10. I’m Your Secrets
  11. Under it All

 

On October 20, 1969.

wedding-album

On October 20, 1969, “Apple” label released “Wedding Album”, the final of the three experimental albums by John Lennon and Yoko Ono. It followed “Unfinished Music No. 1: Two Virgins” and  “Unfinished Music No. 2: Life with the Lions”. It was recorded 25–31 March 1969, at Room 902, Hilton Hotel in Amsterdam, and 22 and 27 April 1969, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by John Lennon and Yoko Ono.

Personnel:

  • John Lennon– guitars, keyboards, heartbeat sounds, vocals
  • Yoko Ono– vocals, rare sounds, heartbeat sounds
  • Klaus Voormann– electric guitar, bass guitar
  • Nicky Hopkins– piano, chimes
  • Hugh McCracken– piano, chimes

Track listing:

All tracks by John Lennon and Yoko Ono, except where noted.

  1. John & Yoko
  2. Amsterdam
  3. Who Has Seen the Wind? – Yoko Ono
  4. Listen, the Snow Is Falling – Yoko Ono
  5. Don’t Worry Kyoko (Mummy’s Only Looking for Her Hand in the Snow) – Yoko Ono

 

On September 14, 2004.

studio_150

On September 14, 2004, “V2 Records” label released “Studio 150”, the seventh Paul Weller album. It was recorded in 2004, at “Studio 150” inn Amsterdam, and was produced by Paul Weller and Jan Kybert.

Personnel:

  • Paul Weller – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Lorre Trytten – violin
  • Louk Boudesteijn – trombone
  • Eliza Carthy– violin
  • Damon Minchella – bass
  • Mieke Honingh – viola
  • Williem Friede – string arrangements
  • Jan Van Duikeren – flugelhorn
  • Benjamin Herman – saxophone, flute, horn arrangements
  • Steve “Supe” White– drums
  • The Stands – background vocals
  • Petra Rosa – harp
  • Sam Leigh Brown – background vocals
  • Herman Van Haaren – violin
  • Bastiaan Van Der Werf – cello
  • Stefan Schmid – Moog synthesizer
  • Ray Bruinsma – trumpet
  • Aimee Versloot – viola
  • Frans Cornelissen – tuba
  • Claudia Fontaine – background vocals
  • Jan Van Duikeren – trumpet
  • Martin de Ruiter – violin
  • Carleen Anderson– background vocals
  • Ray Bruinsma – flugelhorn
  • Joeri DeVente – French horn
  • Steve Cradock– guitar
  • Pauline Terlow – violin
  • Sarah Koch – violin
  • Bill Newsinger – mandolin
  • Seya Teeuwen – violin

Track listing:

  1. If I Could Only Be Sure – Gabriel Mekler, Nolan Porter
  2. Wishing on a Star – Billie Rae Calvin
  3. Don’t Make Promises – Tim Hardin
  4. The Bottle – Gil Scott-Heron
  5. Black Is the Colour – Traditional
  6. Close To You – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  7. Early Morning Rain – Gordon Lightfoot
  8. One Way Road – Noel Gallagher
  9. Hercules – Allen Toussaint
  10. Thinking of You – Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers
  11. All Along The Watchtower – Bob Dylan
  12. Birds – Neil Young