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On April 1, 2020.

On April 1, 2020, Ellis Louis Marsalis Jr.died aged 85. He was musician (piano) and music educator, worked with many famous musicians and bands including Ed Blackwell, Nat Adderley, Michael Caine, Art Tatum, Herry Connick Jr., Jimmy Cobb, Rich Matteson, David Benoit, Kermit Ruffins, Count Basie Orchestra, American Jazz Quintet, Irma Thomas and his sons Branford and Wynton Marsalis. As a leader he has recorded twenty albums.

On April 1, 2020.

On April 1, 2020. Adam Lyons Schlesinger died aged 52. He was singer-songwriter, musician (guitar) and record producer, founding member of the bands Fountains of Wayne, Ivy, and Tinted Windows. Lately he was key songwriting contributor and producer for the duo Fever High. Schlesinger won three “Emmys”, a “Grammy” and the “ASCAP Pop Music Award”.

 

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 April 1, 1985.

On April 1, 1985, “Virgin” label released “25 O’Clock”, debut Dukes of Stratosphear album. It was recorded in December 1984, at “Chapel Lane Studios” in Hereford, UK, and was produced by John Leckie, Swami Anand Nagara, Andy Partridge, Colin Moulding, Dave Gregory and Ian Gregory.

Personnel:

  • Sir John Johns (Andy Partridge) – vocals, guitar, bass, sleeve art
  • The Red Curtain (Colin Moulding) – vocals, bass, rhythm guitar
  • Lord Cornelius Plum (Dave Gregory) – mellotron, piano, organ, fuzz-toneguitar
  • I.E.I. Owen (Ian “Eewee” Gregory) – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy Partridge except where noted

  1. 25 O’ Clock
  2. Bike Ride to the Moon
  3. My Love Explodes
  4. What in the World??… – Colin Moulding
  5. Your Gold Dress
  6. The Mole from the Ministry

On April 1, 1980.

On April 1, 1980, “ECM” label released “Full Force”, the 27th Art Ensemble of Chicago album. It was recorded in January 1980, at “Columbia Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Lester Bowie– trumpet, celeste, bass drum
  • Malachi Favors– double bass, percussion, melodica
  • Joseph Jarman– vocal, saxophone, clarinet, percussion
  • Roscoe Mitchell– saxophone, clarinet, flute, percussion
  • Don Moye– vocal, drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Magg Zelma – Malachi Favors
  2. Carefree – Roscoe Mitchell
  3. Charlie M – Lester Bowie
  4. Ol’ Time Southside Street Dance – Joseph Jarman
  5. Full Force – Joseph Jarman, Roscoe Mitchell, Don Moye, Lester Bowie, Malachi Favors

On April 1, 1976.

On April 1, 1976, “ECM” label “Balladyna”, the fifth Tomasz Stanko album. It was recorded in December 1975, at “Tonstudio Bauer” in Ludwigsburg, Germany, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Tomasz Stańko – trumpet
  • Tomasz Szukalski – tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone
  • Dave Holland – bass
  • Edward Vesala – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Tomasz Stanko, except where noted.

  1. First Song
  2. Tale – Dve Holland, Tomasz Stanko, Edward Vesala
  3. Num – Edward Vesala
  4. Duet – Dave Holland, Tomasz Stanko
  5. Balladyna
  6. Last Song
  7. Nenaliina

 

On April 1, 1968.

On April 1, 1968, “Vortex” label released “Life Between the Exit Signs”, the debut Keith Jarrett album. It was recorded on May 4, 1967, at “Atlantic Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by George Avakian.

Personnel:

  • Keith Jarrett- piano
  • Charlie Haden- double-bass
  • Paul Motian- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Keith Jarrett, except where noted.

  1. Lisbon Stomp
  2. Love No. 1
  3. Love No. 2
  4. Everything I Love – Cole Porter
  5. Margot
  6. Long Time Gone (But Not Withdrawn)
  7. Life Between the Exit Signs
  8. Church Dreams

 

On April 1, 2016.

On April 1, 2016, “Ipecac Recordings” label released “Bacteria Cult”, the third collaborative Mike Patton and John Erik Kaada album. It was recorded 2015 – 2016, and was produced by Mike Patton and John Erik Kaada.

Personnel:

  • Stavanger Symphony Orchestra-
  • Trond Husebø – conductor
  • Børre Mølstad – additional tuba and trombone :
  • Yi Yang – additional violin
  • Johannes Martens – additional cello
  • Kenneth Ryland – additional double bass
  • Eirik Oliver – executive orchestra producer
  • Gaute Aadnesen – orchestra co-producer
  • Glenn Paulsen – orchestra manager
  • Lars Brenli – music preparation
  • Helen Farr – score coordinator
  • Stein Holdhus – recording stage manager
  • Åsgeir Grong – recording engineer
  • Øyvind Grionong – recording assistant
  • Frank Arkwright – mastering
  • Martin Kvamme – design

Track listing:

All tracks by John Erik Kaada and Mike Patton.

  1. Red Rainbow
  2. Black Albino
  3. Peste bubónica
  4. Papillon
  5. Dispossession
  6. A burnt Out Case
  7. Imodium
  8. Fountain Gasoline

On April 1, 2016.

On April 1, 2016, “Kscope” label released “Lighthouse”, the third iamthemorning studio album. It was recorded 2015 – 2016, at “Murder Mile Studios” in London,  “Mosfilm Studios” in Moscow, and was produced by Gleb Kolyadin and Marjana Semkina.

Personnel:

  • Gleb Kolyadin – grand piano, keyboards
  • Marjana Semkina – lead and backing vocals
  • Gavin Harrison– drums
  • Colin Edwin– bass
  • Vlad Avy – guitars
  • Alexander Kuznetcov – double bass
  • Mariusz Duda– vocals
  • Perezvony” Choir – Stanislava Sorokina, Svetlana Utkina, Yury Volkov, Maria Cherepanova, Elizaveta Levina, Anastasia Andriyanenko, Daria Severinova, Alina Vahrina, Anastasia Kavalerova, Nikol Zgeib, Anna Sokolova, Anastasia Malova, Sofia Liberman, Margarita Raspopova, Martin Sadomirsky, Svetlana Philippova, Serafima Chervotkina
  • Evan Carson – bodhrán, percussion
  • Andres Izmailov – harp
  • Tatiana Rezetdinova – flute
  • Roman Erofeev – clarinet
  • Sergey Korolkov – trumpet
  • Oksana Stepanova – bombard
  • Larisa Yarutskaya – conductor, art-director
  • Philipp Saulin – violin
  • Anastasia Razumets, Aleksandra Svidunovich, Zhuldyz Bukina, Tatiana Kuvaitseva, Philipp Saulin – violin
  • Aleksander Bogdanovich, Ksenia Ivanova – viola
  • Mikhail Ignatov, Evgenia Ignatova, Mikhail Ignatov – cello
  • Gianluca Capacchione, Vlad Avy – mixing
  • Neil Pickles, Marcel van Limbeek – mixing, mastering
  • Constantine Nagishkin – artwork
  • Mikhail Meerov – design

Track listing:

All tracks written by Gleb Kolyadin and Marjana Semkina.

  1. I Came Before the Water Pt I
  2. Too Many Years
  3. Clear Clearer
  4. Sleeping Pills
  5. Libretto Horror
  6. Lighthouse
  7. Harmony
  8. Matches
  9. Belighted
  10. Chalk and Coal
  11. I Came Before the Water Pt II
  12. Post Scriptum

On April 1, 1996.

On April 1, 1996, “Big Life” label released “Democracy”, the tenth Killing Joke studio album. It was recorded 1995 – 1996, and was produced by Martin “Youth” Glover.

Personnel:

  • Jaz Coleman– vocals, synthesizer
  • Kevin “Geordie” Walker– guitar
  • Martin “Youth” Glover– bass guitar
  • Geoff Dugmore– drums
  • Nick Holywell-Walker– synthesizer

Track listing

All tracks by Jaz Coleman, Martin “Youth” Glover and Geordie Walker.

  1. Savage Freedom
  2. Democracy
  3. Prozac People
  4. Lanterns
  5. Aeon
  6. Pilgrimage
  7. Intellect
  8. Medicine Wheel
  9. Absent Friends
  10. Another Bloody Election