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On March 29, 1994.

On March 29, 1994, “TVT Records” label released “Spirits”, the 14th Gil Scott – Heron album. It was recorded in April 1993, and was produced by Gil Scott-Heron, Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Malcolm Cecil.

Personnel:

  • Gil Scott-Heron – vocals, piano
  • Ed Brady – guitar
  • Fima Ephron, Robbie Gordon – bass guitar
  • Malcolm Cecil- bass guitar, piano
  • Brian Jackson, Kim Jordan, Vernard Dickson – piano
  • Rodney Youngs – drums
  • Larry McDonald, Tony Duncanson – percussion
  • Leon William, Ron Holloway- saxophone
  • Ibrahim Shakur – flute

Track listing:

All tracks by Gil Scott-Heron.

  1. Message to the Messengers
  2. Spirits
  3. Give Her a Call
  4. Spirits Past
  5. The Other Side (Parts I-III)
  6. Don’t Give Up

 

On March 27, 2013.

On March 27, 2013, “AristeXclusive” label released “Can You Stand the Heat”, the sixth Ana Popović studio album. It was recorded April – October 2012, January 2013, at “Ardent Recording Studio” in Memphis, TN., “Lyricanvas Studios” in Nashville, TN, and was produced by Ana Popović, Tony Coleman and Tommy Sims.

Personnel:

  • Ana Popović – vocals, lead, slide and acoustic guitar
  • John Williams – bass
  • Frank Ray, Jr. – keys
  • Harold Smith – rhythm guitar
  • Tony Coleman – drums

Tauris Turner – drums

  • Marc Franklin – trumpet
  • Kirk Smothers – saxophone
  • Lucky Peterson– vocals, guitar, organ
  • Tommy Sims – bass, vocals
  • Felix Hernandez – percussion
  • Javier Solis – drums, percussion
  • Sherry Williams, John Williams – background vocals
  • Stephanie Bolton, Sharisse Norman – backing vocals
  • John Williams, Frank Ray, Jr. – backing vocals
  • Jerard Woods, Jovaun Woods – backing vocals
  • Children choir – Jovanni Ramirez, Jerard Woods II, Justin Woods, Sarah-Clayton McBrayer, EmmyLayne Myers, Noelle Jamison, Nori Jamiso
  • Pete Matthews – engineering, mixing
  • James Waddell – engineering, mixing
  • Brad Blackwood – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Can You Stand the Heat – Ana Popović
  2. Can’t You See What You’re Doing to Me – Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert
  3. Mo’ Better Love – Ana Popović, Tommy Sims
  4. Object of Obsession – Ana Popović, John Williams
  5. Boys’ Night Out – Ana Popović, Mark van Meurs, Tony Coleman
  6. Hot Southern Night – Ana Popović, Mark van Meurs
  7. Every Kind of People – Andy Fraser
  8. Anna’s Shuffle – Ana Popović, Tony Coleman
  9. Blues for Mrs. Pauline / Leave My Boy Alone – Ana Popović, Tony Coleman, Buddy Guy
  10. Leave Well Enough (aka High Maintenance You – Ana Popović, Mark van Meurs, Tony Coleman
  11. Tribe – Ana Popović, Tony Coleman
  12. Rain Fall Down – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  13. Growing Up Too Soon (bonus tracks) – Ana Popović
  14. Mo’ Better Love (bonus track) – Ana Popović, Tommy Sims

On March 20, 2012.

On March 20, 2012, “Nonesuch” label released “Ode”, the 28th Bred Mehldau album. It was recorded February 2008 – April 2011, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Bred Mehldau.

Personnel:

  • Brad Mehldau – piano
  • Larry Grenadier– bass
  • Jeff Ballard– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Brad Mehldau.

  1. B.
  2. Ode
  3. 26
  4. Dream Sketch
  5. Bee Blues
  6. Twiggy
  7. Kurt Vibe
  8. Stan the Man
  9. Wyatt’s Eulogy for George Hanson
  10. Aquaman
  11. Days of Dilbert Delaney

On February 16, 2018.

On February 16, 2018, “ECM” label released “Romaria”, the 14th Andy Sheppard album. It was recorded in April 2017, at “Auditorio Stelio Molo RSI” in Lugano, Switzerland, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Andy Sheppard– soprano and tenor saxophone
  • Eivind Aarset– guitar
  • Michel Benita– double bass
  • Sebastian Rochford– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy Sheppard except where noted

  1. And a Day…
  2. Thirteen
  3. Romaria – Renato Teixeira
  4. Pop
  5. They Came From the North
  6. With Every Flower That Falls
  7. All Becomes Again
  8. Forever..

On February 2, 1971.

On February 2, 1971, “Blue Note” label released “The Song of Singing”, the fifth Chick Corea album. It was recorded in April 1970, at “A & R Recording” in New York City, and was produced by Sonny Lester.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea– piano, keyboards
  • Dave Holland– bass
  • Barry Altschul– drums

Track listing:

  1. Toy Room – Dave Holland
  2. Ballad I – Barry Altschul, Chick Corea, Dave Holland
  3. Rhymes – Chick Corea
  4. Flesh – Chick Corea
  5. Ballad III – Barry Altschul, Chick Corea, Dave Holland
  6. Nefertiti – Wayne Shorter

On January 29, 2016.

On January 29, 2016, “ECM” label released “What Was Said”, the seventh Tord Gustavsen album. It was recorded in April 2015, at “Rainbow Studio” in Oslo, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Tord Gustavsen- piano
  • Simin Tander- vocals
  • Jarle Vespestad- drums

Track listing:

  1. Your Grief – Tord Gustavsen, Jalai Al-Din Rumi
  2. I See You – traditional, Hans Adolf Brorson
  3. Imagine the Fog Disappearing – Mathilda Montgomery-Caderhielm, Wilhelm Andreas Wexels
  4. A Castle in Heaven – traditional, Bernt Støylen
  5. Journey of Life – traditional, Elias Blix
  6. I Refuse – Tord Gustavsen, Kenneth Rexroth
  7. What Was Said to the Rose/O Sacred Head – Tord Gustavsen, Hans Leo Hassler, Jalai Al-Din Rumi
  8. The Way You Play My Heart – Tord Gustavsen
  9. Rull – Tord Gustavsen
  10. The Source of Now – Tord Gustavsen, Jalai Al-Din Rumi
  11. Sweet Melting – traditional, Johan Ludvig Allendorf, Peder Jacobsen
  12. Longing to Praise Thee – traditional
  13. Sweet Melting Afterglow – traditional, Johan Ludvig Allendorf, Tord Gustavsen, Peder Jacobsen, Simin Tander, Jarle Vespestad

On January 24, 2005.

On January 24, 2005, “ECM” label released “I Have the Room Above Her”, the 27th  Paul Motian album. It was recorded in April 2004, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Paul Motian- drums
  • Bill Frisell- electric guitar
  • Joe Lovano- tenor saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Motian except where noted.

  1. Osmosis Part III
  2. Sketches
  3. Odd Man Out
  4. Shadows
  5. I Have the Room Above Her – Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern
  6. Osmosis Part I
  7. Dance
  8. Harmony
  9. The Riot Act
  10. The Bag Man
  11. One in Three
  12. Dreamland – Beth Slater Whitson, Leo Friedman