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In May 1971.

In May 1971, “Reprise” label released “Summer Side of Life”, the seventh Gordon Lightfoot album. It was recorded December 1970 – April 1971, at “Woodland Sound Studios” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Joseph Wissert.

Personnel:

  • Gordon Lightfoot – guitar, piano
  • Red Shea – guitar
  • Jerry Shook – guitar
  • Chip Young – guitar
  • Rick Haynes – bass guitar
  • Roy M. “Junior” Huskey – acoustic bass
  • James Rolleston – bass guitar
  • Henry Strzelecki – bass guitar
  • Kenneth A. Buttrey – drums
  • Buddy Harman – drums
  • Jim Isbell – drums
  • David Brown – percussion
  • Farrel Morris – percussion
  • Charlie McCoy – harmonica
  • Hargus “Pig” Robbins – piano
  • Vassar Clements – violin
  • The Jordanaires (Gordon Stoker, Neal Matthews, Hoyt Hawkins, Ray Walker) – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Gordon Lightfoot.

  1. 10 Degrees and Getting Colder
  2. Miguel
  3. Go My Way
  4. Summer Side of Life
  5. Cotton Jenny
  6. Talking in Your Sleep
  7. Nous Vivons Ensemble
  8. Same Old Loverman
  9. Redwood Hill
  10. Love and Maple Syrup
  11. Cabaret

In April 1984.

In April 1984, “SST” label released “Meat Puppets II”, the second Meat Puppets (The) studio album. It was recorded April – May 1983, at “Total Access” in Redondo Beach, California.

Personnel:

  • Curt Kirkwood – vocals, guitar, artwork
  • Cris Kirkwood – vocals, bass
  • Derrick Bostrom – drums
  • Spot – engineer
  • Neal Holliday – cover artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Curt Kirkwood, except where noted.

  1. Split Myself in Two
  2. Magic Toy Missing
  3. Lost
  4. Plateau
  5. Aurora Borealis
  6. We’re Here
  7. Climbing
  8. New Gods
  9. Oh, Me
  10. Lake of Fire
  11. I’m a Mindless Idiot
  12. The Whistling Song

In April 1981.

In April 1981, “Elektra” label released “Tender Togetherness”, album by Stanley Turrentine. It was recorded February – April 1981, at “Indigo Ranch” in Malibu, California, and was produced by Larry Dunn.

Personnel:

  • Stanley Turrentine – tenor saxophone
  • Philip Bailey – lead and backing vocals, percussion
  • Roland Bautista – guitars
  • Eduardo del Barrio – piano, electric piano, Fender Rhodes
  • Denzil Miller – piano, electric piano, clavinet, Fender Rhodes
  • Jeff Johnson – synthesizer
  • Tom Pigott Smith – synthesizer
  • Nathan East – bass guitar, electric guitar
  • Byron Miller – bass guitar
  • Leon “Ndugu” Chancler – drums, arranger
  • Paulinho Da Costa – percussion
  • Steven Dunn – percussion, drums, Moog bass, arranger
  • Fred White – percussion, drums
  • Ralph Johnson – percussion
  • Marlena Jeter – vocals
  • Dianne Reeves – vocals
  • Gwen Matthews – vocals
  • Lynn Davis – vocals, vocal arrangements
  • Don Myrick – alto saxophone
  • Andrew Woolfolk – tenor saxophone
  • Rahmlee Michael Davis – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Mike Harris – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Jerry Hey – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • David Duke – French horn
  • Sidney Muldrow – French horn
  • Bill Reichenbach Jr. – bass trombone
  • Louis Satterfield – trombone
  • Roland Bautista – arranger
  • George del Barrio – conductor, string arrangements
  • Rahmlee Michael Davis – horn arrangements
  • Eduardo del Barrio – arranger
  • Larry Dunn – arranger, vocal arrangement
  • Mike Harris – horn arrangements
  • Don Myrick – horn arrangements
  • Louis Satterfield – horn arrangements
  • Denzil Miller – arranger, vocal arrangement

Track listing:

  1. Hermanos – Eddie del Barrio, Larry Dunn
  2. I’ll Give You My Love – Roland Bautista, Cavanaugh, Larry Dunn, Stanley Turrentine
  3. Tamarac – Larry Dunn, Steven Dunn
  4. After the Love Has Gone – Bill Champlin, David Foster, Jay Graydon
  5. Cherubim – Larry Dunn
  6. Only You and Me – Eddie del Barrio, Larry Dunn, Roxanne Seeman
  7. World Chimes – Larry Dunn
  8. Pure Love – Larry Dunn, Denzil Miller Jr., Stanley Turrentine
  9. Havin Fun with Mr. T – Chandler, Larry Dunn, Denzil Miller, Byron Miller

On March 4, 2014.

On March 4, 2014, “ECM” label released “One Is the Other”, the twelve Billy Hart album. It was recorded April – May 2013, At “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Billy Hart – drums
  • Mark Turner – tenor sax
  • Ethan Iverson – piano
  • Ben Street – double bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Hart, except where noted.

  1. Lennie Groove – Mark Turner
  2. Maraschino – Ethan Iverson
  3. Teule’s Redemption
  4. Amethyst
  5. Yard
  6. Sonnet for Stevie – Mark Turner
  7. Some Enchanted Evening – Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II
  8. Big Trees – Ethan Iverson

On March 4, 2003.

On March 4, 2003, “Arabesque” label released “Chasing Paint”, the tenth Jane Ira Bloom album. It was recorded April – May 2002, at “The Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Jane Ira Bloom.

Personnel:

  • Jane Ira Bloom – soprano saxophone, live electronics
  • Fred Hersch – piano
  • Mark Dresser – bass
  • Bobby Previte – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Jane Ira Bloom except where noted.

  1. Unexpected Light
  2. Chasing Paint
  3. The Sweetest Sounds – Richard Rodgers
  4. On Seeing JP
  5. Many Wonders
  6. Jackson Pollock
  7. Alchemy
  8. Reflections of the Big Dipper
  9. White Light

In Februaru 1963.

In February 1963, “United Artists” label released “Matador”, the 16th Kenny Dorham album. It was recorded in April 1962, at “Sound Makers” in New York City, and was produced by Alan Douglas.

Personnel:

  • Kenny Dorham – trumpet
  • Jackie McLean – alto saxophone
  • Bobby Timmons – piano
  • Teddy Smith – bass
  • J.C. Moses – drums


Track listing:

  1. El Matador – Kenny Dorham
  2. Melanie Parts 1-3 – Jackie McLean
  3. Smile – Charlie Chaplin
  4. Beautiful Love – Haven Gillespie, Wayne King, Egbert Van Alstyne, Victor Young
  5. Prelude – Heitor Villa-Lobos
  6. There Goes My Heart – Benny Davis, Abner Silver

In February 1958.

In February 1958, “Verve” label released “Before Dawn: The Music of Yusef Lateef”, the fourth Yusef Lateef album. It was recorded in April 1957, at “WOR Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Norman Granz.

Personnel:

  • Yusef Lateef – tenor saxophone, flute, arghul, percussion
  • Curtis Fuller – trombone
  • Hugh Lawson – piano, celesta
  • Ernie Farrow – bass, rebab
  • Louis Hayes – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Yusef Lateef except where noted.

  1. Passion
  2. Love Is Eternal
  3. Pike’s Peak
  4. Open Strings
  5. Before Dawn
  6. Twenty-Five Minute Blues
  7. Chang, Chang, Chang
  8. Constellation – Charlie Parker

On January 27, 2017.

On January 27, 2017, “Thirsty Ear” label released “Piano Song”, credited to Matthew Shipp Trio, and the 62nd Matthew Shipp album overall. It was recorded in April 2016, at “Park West” in New York City, and was produced by Peter Gordon.

Personnel:

  • Matthew Shipp – piano
  • Michael Bisio – bass
  • Newman Taylor Baker – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Matthew Shipp

  1. Links
  2. Cosmopolitan
  3. Blue Desert
  4. Silence Of
  5. Flying Carpet
  6. Scrambled Brain
  7. Microwave
  8. Mind Space
  9. Void of Sea
  10. The Nature Of
  11. Gravity Point
  12. Piano Song

On January 17, 2020.

On January 17, 2020, “Matador” label released “There Is No Year”, the third Algiers studio album. It was recorded April – May 2019, at “Figure 8”, “Strange Weather”, “Studio E” in New York, and was produced by Randall Dunn and Ben Greenberg.

Personnel:

  • Franklin James Fisher
  • Ryan Mahan
  • Lee Tesche
  • Matt Tong

vocals, guitar, bass, piano, synthesizers, drums, percussion, sheet metal, prepared instruments, eight – stringed oddities, programming

  • Skerik – saxophone
  • LaToya Kent – backing vocals
  • Kyle Kidd – backing vocals
  • Lou the Dog – backing vocals
  • Randall Dunn – Korg MS-20, Modal 001, Ensoniq ESQ-1, modular synth, percussion, mixing, additional programming, sound design
  • Ben Greenberg – MPC 2000, additional programming
  • Garrett DeBlock – mixing assistant
  • Jason Ward – mastering
  • Farbod Kokabi – art direction, design

Track listing:

  1. There Is No Year
  2. Dispossession
  3. Hour of the Furnaces
  4. Losing is Ours
  5. Unoccupied
  6. Chaka
  7. Wait for the Sound
  8. Repeating Night
  9. We Can’t Be Found

In January 1964.

In January 1964, “Blue Note” label released “Una Mas”, the 17th Kenny Dorham album. It was recorded in April 1963, at “Van Gelder Studios” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Kenny Dorham – trumpet, voice
  • Joe Henderson – tenor saxophone
  • Herbie Hancock – piano
  • Butch Warren – bass
  • Tony Williams – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Kenny Dorham, except where noted

  1. Una Mas (One More Time)
  2. Straight Ahead
  3. Sao Paulo
  4. If Ever I Would Leave You – Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe