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On May 5, 1998.

On April 5, 1998, “Arabesque” label released “Manhattan Nocturne”, the 20th  Charles McPherson album. It was recorded in April 1997, at “EastSide Sound” in New York City” and was produced by Charles McPherson and Daniel Criss.

Personnel:

  • Charles McPherson – alto saxophone
  • Mulgrew Miller – piano
  • Ray Drummond – double bass
  • Victor Lewis – drums
  • Bobby Sanabria – percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Charles McPherson except where noted

  1. Evidence – Thelonious Monk
  2. You’re My Thrill – Jay Gorney, Sidney Clare
  3. Morning Dance
  4. Primal Urge
  5. Blue ‘n’ Boogie – Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli
  6. How Deep Is the Ocean? – Irving Berlin
  7. Manhattan Nocturne
  8. Fire Dance

On March 29, 2017.

On March 29, 2017, “Commons” and “Milan” labels released “async”, the nineteenth Ryuichi Sakamoto studio album. It was recorded April – December 2016, at “The Studio”, “Germano Studios” and “Museum of Arts and Design” in New York City,
“Bastyr University Chapel” in Kenmore, Washington, “Gateway Mastering” in Portland, Maine, “Kyoto City University of Arts” in Kyoto, Japan, and was produced by Ryuichi Sakamoto and Mai Yuda. Magazine “Fact” voted “async” the best album of 2017.

Personnel:

  • Ryuichi Sakamoto – piano, primary artist
  • Christian Fennesz – guitar, computer
  • N.S.S. – Singing bowls
  • Ian Antonio, Levy Lorenzo, Ross Karre – triangle
  • Ko Ishikawa – Shō  
  • Honjoh Hidejiro – shamisen
  • Ian Antonio, Levy Lorenzo, Ross Karre – percussion
  • David Sylvian – spoken word
  • Andri Magnason, Bernardo Bertolucci, Carsten Nicolai, Christine Leboutte, José Lavat, Keyko Nimsay, Priscilla Leung, Sergei Mihailov, Shirin Neshat, Tang Kit Ming – spoken word vocals
  • Paul Bowles – words
  • Luca – vocals
  • Arseny Tarkovsky – words
  • Simon James – concertmaster
  • David Sabee – concertmaster
  • Alex Venguer, Ryan Kelly, John Winters,.Seigen Ono – recording engineer
  • Jason Staniulis, Matthew Sim, Alec Fellman – engineer assistant
  • Conrad Hensel – recording, mixing
  • Northwest Sinfonia – recording
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Mai Yuda – assistant production
  • Norika Sora – associate production
  • Alec Fellman – production manager
  • Kaz Tsujio – piano technician
  • Shiro Takatani – artwork direction, photography 
  • Yoko Takatani – artwork production

Track listing:

All tracks by Ryuichu Sakamoto

  1. andata
  2. disentigration
  3. solari
  4. ZURE
  5. walker
  6. stakra
  7. ubi
  8. fullmoon
  9. async
  10. tri
  11. Life, Life
  12. honj
  13. ff
  14. garden
  15. Water State 2

On March 22, 2019.

On March 22, 2019, “Ropeadope Records” label released “Ancestral Recall”, the 14th Christian Scott album. It was recorded April – December 2018, at “The Champagne Room West” and “The Parlor” in New Orleans, and was produced by Christian aTunde Adjuah (Christian Scott).

Personnel:

  • Christian Scott – vocals, trumpet, African drums, drums, flugelhorn, keyboards, mallets, percussion, siren
  • Kris Funn – bass
  • Lawrence Fields – piano
  • Corey Fonville – drums
  • Amadou Kouyate – percussion
  • Weedie Braimah – vocals, percussion
  • Themba Mkhatshwa – percussion
  • Munir Zakee Richard – percussion
  • Logan Richardson – alto saxophone
  • Elena Pinderhughes – flute
  • Mike Larry Draw – vocals
  • Devan Mayfield – vocals
  • Chris Turner – vocals
  • Saul Williams – vocals
  • Qmillion – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Christian Scott, except where noted.

  1. Her Arrival
  2. O Own the Night – Christian Scott, Saul Williams
  3. The Shared Stories of Rivals (KEITA)
  4. Forever Girl – Sarah Elizabeth Charles, Mike Ward Jr., Christian Scott, Chris Turner
  5. Diviner (Devan)
  6. Overcomer
  7. Songs She Never Heard
  8. Ritual (Rise of Chief Adjuah)
  9. Prophesy – Christian Scott, Saul Williams
  10. Before
  11. Double Consciousness
  12. Ancestral Recall – Christian Scott, Saul Williams

On March 21, 2005.

On March 21, 2005, “Sanctuary” label released “A Hyperactive Workout for the Flying Squad”, the seventh Ocean Colour Scene studio album. It was recorded March – April 2004, at “Piersie Lodge” in Kirriemuir, Scotland, “Battery Studios” in London, and was produced by Dave Eringa.

Personnel:

  • Simon Fowler – lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica
  • Steve Cradock – guitar, bass, piano, xylophone, harmonium, tambura, percussion
  • Oscar Harrison – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Paul Weller – guitar
  • Dave Eringa – keyboards, synthesizer, arrangements, programming, mixing
  • Jools Holland – organ
  • Jacko Peake – alto and baritone saxophone
  • Dominic Glover – trumpet
  • Anne Stephenson, Gini Ball, Julia Singleton, Sally Herbert – violin
  • Claire Orsler – viola
  • John McCusker – violin, viola
  • Ian Budge – cello
  • Sally Herbert – string arrangements
  • Guy Massey – engineer, mixing
  • Matt Hyde – engineer
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Simon Fowler, Steve Cradock and Oscar Harrison, except where noted..

  1. Everything Comes at the Right Time
  2. Free My Name
  3. Wah Wah – George Harrison
  4. Drive Away
  5. I Love You
  6. This Day Should Last Forever
  7. Move Things Over
  8. Waving Not Drowning
  9. God’s World
  10. Another Time to Stay
  11. Have You Got the Right
  12. Start of the Day – Anthony and Chris Griffiths  
  13. My Time – Keith Anderson

On March 15, 2004.

On March 15, 2004, “4AD” label released “Misery Is a Butterfly”, the sixth Blonde Redhead studio album. It was recorded March – April 2003, at “Long View Farm” in North Brookfield, Massachusetts, and was produced by Guy Picciotto.

Personnel:

  • Kazu Makino – vocals, clavinet, guitar, programming, string arrangements, art direction, design
  • Amedeo Pace – vocals, guitar, baritone guitar, programming, string arrangements, art direction, design
  • Simone Pace – drums, percussion, electronics, programming, string arrangements, art direction, design
  • Eyvind Kang – viola, violin, string arrangements
  • Jane Scarpantoni – cello
  • Skúli Sverrisson – bass
  • Ryan Hadlock – recording engineer, additional production
  • Chris Evans – engineer assistant
  • Juan Garcia – engineer assistant
  • John Goodmanson – mixing, additional engineering
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Chris Bigg – artwork guidance
  • Carlo Mollino – front cover photography
  • Keiko Uenishi – initial artwork assistance
  • Jun Koike – initial artwork assistance

Track listing:

All tracks by Kazu Makino, Amedeo Pace and Simone Pace.

  1. Elephant Woman
  2. Messenger
  3. Melody
  4. Doll Is Mine
  5. Misery Is a Butterfly
  6. Falling Man
  7. Anticipation
  8. Maddening Cloud
  9. Magic Mountain
  10. Pink Love
  11. Equus

On February 25, 1993.

On February 25, 1993, “JMT” label released “Paul Motian and the Electric Bebop Band”, the debut Electric Bebop Band album. It was recorded in April 1992, at “Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Stefan F. Winter.

Personnel:

  • Paul Motian – drums
  • Joshua Redman – tenor saxophone
  • Brad Schoeppach – electric guitar
  • Kurt Rosenwinkel – electric guitar
  • Stomu Takeishi – electric bass

Track listing:

  1. Shaw-Nuff – Ray Brown, Gil Fuller, Dizzy Gillespie
  2. I Waited for You – Gil Fuller, Dizzy Gillespie
  3. Dance of the Infidels – Bud Powell
  4. Darn That Dream – Jimmy Van Heusen, Eddie DeLange
  5. Hot House – Tadd Dameron
  6. Dizzy Atmosphere – Dizzy Gillespie
  7. Scrapple from the Apple – Charlie Parker
  8. Scrapple from the Apple – Charlie Parker
  9. Monk’s Dream – Thelonious Monk
  10. 52nd Street Theme – Thelonious Monk

On February 24, 1971.

On February 24, 1971, “Columbia” label released “Jack Johnson”, the 39th Miles Davis album. It was recorded February – April 1970, at “30th Street” in New York City, and was produced by Teo Macero.

Personnel:

  • Miles Davis – trumpet
  • Steve Grossman – soprano saxophone
  • Bennie Maupin – bass clarinet
  • John McLaughlin – electric guitar
  • Sonny Sharrock – electric guitar
  • Herbie Hancock – organ
  • Chick Corea – electric piano
  • Dave Holland – electric bass
  • Michael Henderson – electric bass
  • Jack DeJohnette – drums
  • Billy Cobham – drums
  • Brock Peters – narration
  • Teo Macero – conduction of “unknown orchestra”
  • Stan Tonkel – engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Miles Davis.

  1. Right Off
  2. Yesternow

On February 6, 2007.

On February 6, 2007, “Desperation” label released “Barenaked Ladies Are Men”, the eight Barenaked Ladies album. It was recorded October 2005 – April 2006, and was produced by Steven Page, Ed Robertson, Jim Creeggan, Tyler Stewart and Kevin Hearn.

Personnel:

  • Steven Page – vocals, guitars
  • Ed Robertson – vocals, guitars
  • Jim Creeggan – vocals, bass
  • Tyler Stewart – drums, percussion
  • Kevin Hearn – vocals. keyboards, piano, engineer
  • Rob Carli – clarinet, saxophones, horn arrangements
  • Terry Promane – trombone
  • Kevin Turcotte – trumpet
  • Jim Creeggan – engineer
  • Paul Forgues – engineer
  • Susan Rogers – engineer
  • Keith Rudyk – assistant engineer
  • Bob Clearmountain – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Steven Page and Ed Robertson, except where noted.

  1. Serendipity – Kevin Hearn
  2. Something You’ll never Find
  3. One and Only – Ed Robertson
  4. Angry People
  5. Down to Earth
  6. Beautiful
  7. Running Out Of Ink
  8. Half a Heart
  9. Maybe Not
  10. I Can, I Will, I Do
  11. Fun & Games
  12. The New Sad
  13. Quality
  14. Another Spin – Kevin Hearn
  15. What A Letdown – Ed Robertson
  16. Why Say Anything Nice? – Steven Page, Ed Robertson, Tyler Stewart

On January 30, 2001.

On January 30, 2001, “Cooking Vinyl” and “What Are Records?” label released “Dog in the Sand”, the third Frank Black studio album. It was recorded March – April 2000, at “Sound City Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Nick Vincent.

Personnel:

  • Frank Black – vocals, acoustic guitar, guitar
  • Eric Drew Feldman – vocals, electric piano, piano, clavioline
  • Rich Gilbert – vocals, guitar, pedal steel guitar, dobro
  • David McCaffery – vocals, bass
  • Scott Boutier – drums
  • Dave Phillips – vocals, acoustic guitar, guitar, pedal steel guitar, slide guitar 
  • Joey Santiago – guitar
  • Moris Tepper – vocals, banjo, bihuela
  • Nick Vincent – percussion
  • Billy Joe Bowers – recording engineer
  • Mike Terry – assistant engineer
  • Eddy Schreyer – mastering
  • Andrew Swainson – cover design
  • Steve Gullick – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Frank Black.

  1. Blast Off
  2. I’ve Seen Your Picture
  3. St. Francis Dam Disaster
  4. Robert Onion
  5. Stupid Me
  6. Bullet
  7. The Swimmer
  8. Hermaphroditos
  9. I’ll Be Blue
  10. Llano del Rio
  11. If It Takes All Night
  12. Dog in the Sand

On January 28, 2003.

On January 28, 2003, “Justin Time” label released “Now Is Another Time”, the 87th David Murray album, credited to David Murray’s Latin Big Band. It was recorded April 2001 – June 2002, at “Sound On Sound Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Valerie Malot and David Murray.

Personnel:

  • David Murray – tenor saxophone
  • Cesar Lopez Martinez, Ernesto Varona Rodriguez German, German Fermin, Roman Feliu O’Reilly, Valazco Urdeliz, Velasco Urdeliz – alto saxophone
  • Irvin Luichel Acao Sierra, Orlando Sanchez Soto – tenor saxophone
  • Hamiet Bluiett, Moises Marquez Loyva – baritone saxophone
  • Jose Luis Cortez, Kahil-Ikshr Smith – flute 
  • Hugh Ragin, Alexander Brown Cabrera, Bacilio Bernardo Marquez, Carmelo Andres, Cristobal Ferrer, Elpidio Chappotin Elgado, Rafael Gavilan – trumpet
  • Craig Harris, Amaury Perez Rodriguez, Boris Sarmiento, Denis Cuni Rodriguez, Heikel Fabian Triminio, Leonardo Alarcon Henville, Sergio Ricardo Luna Longchamp – trombone
  • Carcasses Colon, Emilio Morales, Luis Manuel Guerra Crespo, Miguel Angel De Armas, Roberto Julio, Tony Perez – piano
  • Feliciano Arango Noa, Narciso Jorge, Reyes Hernandez – bass
  • Giraldo Piloto, Olivier Valdes Rey – drums
  • Jorge Luis Guerra – guiro
  • Adel Gonzales Gomez, Evelio Ramos Delfin, Tomas Ramos Ortiz – congas
  • Jose Luis Quintana Fuerte “Changuito” – timbales
  • Dany Gignoux – booklet, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by David Murray

  1. Crystal
  2. Aerol’s Change
  3. Blue Muse
  4. Break Out
  5. Mambo Dominica
  6. Giovanni’s Mission
  7. Sad Kind of Love