Tag Archives: Arthur Johnston

In March 1962.

In March 1962, “Blue Note” label released “Heavy Soul”, the debut Ike Quebec album. It was recorded in November 1961, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Ike Quebec – tenor saxophone
  • Freddie Roach – organ
  • Milt Hinton – bass
  • Al Harewood – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Ike Quebec, except where noted.

  1. Acquitted
  2. Just One More Chance – Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston
  3. Que’s Dilemma
  4. Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? – Jay Gorney, Yip Harburg
  5. The Man I Love – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  6. Heavy Soul
  7. I Want a Little Girl – Murray Mencher, Billy Moll
  8. Nature Boy – Eden Ahbez

On February 28, 2020.

On February 28, 2020, “Fantasy” label released “American Standard”, the twentieth James Taylor studio album. It was recorded at “The Barn” in Washington, MA, “United Recording Studios” in Hollywood, “Capitol Studios” in Los Angeles, “Treasure Isle Studios” and “Blackbird Studios” in Nashville, TN, and was produced by Dave O’Donnell, John Pizzarelli and James Taylor. “American Standard” won “Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album” at the 63rd “Annual Grammy Awards”.

Personnel:

  • James Taylor – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Kate Markowitz – vocals
  • Arnold McCuller – vocals
  • Caroline Taylor – vocals
  • John Pizzarelli – rhythm guitar
  • Michael Landau – lead guitar
  • Larry Goldings – piano, keyboards
  • Jimmy Johnson – bass
  • Viktor Krauss – double bass
  • Steve Gadd – drums
  • Luis Conte – percussion
  • Dorian Holley – vocals
  • Louis Marini, Jr. – saxophones, flute, clarinet
  • Walter Fowler – trumpets, flügelhorn
  • Andrea Zonn – vocals, violin
  • Stuart Duncan – violin
  • Jerry Douglas – dobro, engineer
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Justin Shturtz – mastering assistant

Track listing:

  1. My Blue Heaven – Walter Donaldson, George A. Whiting
  2. Moon River – Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer
  3. Teach Me Tonight – Gene de Paul,, Sammy Cahn
  4. As Easy as Rolling Off a Log – M.K. Jerome, Jack Scholl
  5. Almost Like Being in Love – Frederick Loewe, Alan Jay Lerner
  6. Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ the Boat – Frank Loesser
  7. The Nearness of You – Hoagy Carmichael, Ned Washington
  8. You’ve Got to be carefully Taught – Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II
  9. God Bless the Child – Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog Jr.
  10. Pennies from Heaven – Arthur Johnston, Johnny Burke
  11. My Heart Stood Still – Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart
  12. Ol’ Man River – Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II
  13.  It’s Only a Paper Moon – Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg, Billy Rose
  14. The Surrey with the Fringe on Top – Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II

On April 17, 2012.

On April 17, 2012, “Uptown Records” label released “Newark 1953”, album by Hank Mobley. It was recorded in September 1953, at “The Picadilly Club” in New Jersey, and was produced by Robert E. Sunenblick.

Personnel:

  • Hank Mobley – tenor sax
  • Bennie Green – trombone
  • Walter Davis Jr. – piano
  • Jimmy Schenck – bass
  • Charli Persip – drums
  • Ozzie Cadena – recording engineer

Track listing:

  1. Ow – John Birks Gillespie
  2. There’s a Small Hotel – Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers
  3. Ballad Medley: Damn That Dream / Where or When / In Love in Vain / Stardust – Hoagy Carmichael, Eddie DeLange, Lorenz Hart, James Van Heusen, Jerome Kern, Mitchell Parish, Leo Robin, Richard Rodgers
  4. All the Things You Are – Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern
  5. Jumpin’ with Symphony Sid – Lester Young
  6. Announcement
  7. Lullaby of Birdland – George Shearing
  8. Embraceable You – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  9. Keen and Peachy – Ralph Burns, Shorty Rogers
  10. Pennies from Heaven – Johnny Burke, Arthur Johnston
  11. Blues Is Green – Bennie Green
  12. ‘S Wonderful – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin

In December 1955.

In December 1955, “Norgran” label released “Pres and Sweets”, an album by Lester Young and Harry Edison, It was recorded in November 1955, at “Radio Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Norman Granz.

Personnel:

  • Lester Young – tenor saxophone
  • Harry Edison – trumpet
  • Oscar Peterson – piano
  • Herb Ellis – guitar
  • Ray Brown – bass
  • Buddy Rich – drums

Track listing:

  1.  Mean to Me – Fred E. Ahlert, Roy Turk
  2. Red Boy Blues – Lester Young
  3. Pennies from Heaven – Arthur Johnston, Johnny Burke
  4. That’s All – Alan Brandt, Bob Haymes
  5. One O’Clock Jump – Count Basie
  6. She’s Funny That Way – Neil Moret, Richard A. Whiting

In June 1978.

In June 1978, “Pablo” label released “How Long Has This Been Going On?” the 43rd Sarah Vaughan album. It was recorded in April 1978 and was produced by Norman Granz.

Personnel:

  • Sarah Vaughan– vocal
  • Oscar Peterson– piano
  • Joe Pass– guitar
  • Ray Brown– double bass
  • Louie Bellson– drums

Track listing:

  1. I’ve Got the World on a String – Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler
  2. Midnight Sun – Sonny Burke, Lionel Hampton, Johnny Mercer
  3. How Long Has This Been Going On? – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  4. You’re Blasé – Ord Hamilton, Bruce Sievier
  5. Easy Living – Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin
  6. More Than You Know – Edward Eliscu, Billy Rose, Vincent Youmans
  7. My Old Flame – Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston
  8. Teach Me Tonight – Sammy Cahn, Gene de Paul
  9. Body and Soul – Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton, Johnny Green
  10. When Your Lover Has Gone – Einar Aaron Swan

On June 13, 2014.

On June 13, 2014, “ECM” label released “Last Dance”, an album by Keith Jarrett and Charlie Haden. It was recorded in March 2007, at “Cavelight Studio” in Oxford, New Jersey, and was produced by Keith Jarrett.

Personnel:

  • Keith Jarrett – piano
  • Charlie Haden – double bass

Track listing:

  1. My Old Flame – Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston
  2. My Ship – Ira Gershwin, Kurt Weill
  3. Round Midnight – Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams
  4. Dance of the Infidels – Bud Powell
  5. It Might As Well Be Spring – Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers
  6. Everything Happens to Me – Thomas Adair, Matt Dennis
  7. Where Can I Go Without You, Peggy Lee, Victor Young
  8. Every Time We Say Goodbye, Cole Porter
  9. Goodbye – Gordon Jenkins

On February 28, 2011.

On February 28, 2011, “Barking Moondog” label relased “Electronic Church Muzik”, the fourth Ant-Bee studio album. It was recorded over the course of several years, and was produced by Billy James.

Personnel:

  • Billy James (The Ant-Bee) – vocals, tape,  percussion,  Mellotron, vibraphone, guitar, keyboards, harp, cuica, washboard, violin,  choir
  • Jan Akkerman– guitar
  • Daevid Allen– vocals
  • Artemiy Artemiev– keyboards
  • Peter Banks– guitar
  • Jimmy Carl Black– spoken word
  • Mark Boston(as Rockette Morton) – bass guitar
  • Michael Bruce– guitar, bass guitar, sitar, vocala, keyboards
  • Napoleon Murphy Brock– vocals
  • Bruce Cameron– guitar, bass guitar, sitar
  • Jack Dougherty – pedal steel guitar
  • Peter Frohmader– keyboards, electronics
  • Bunk Gardner– saxophone, flute
  • Buzz Gardner– trumpet
  • Cor Gout – vocals
  • Moogy Klingman– keyboards
  • Bill Harkleroad(Zoot Horn Rollo) – guitar
  • Mike Logiovino – bass guitar
  • Rod Martin – trumpet
  • Groucho Marx– vocals
  • Zad McGough – background vocals
  • Alessandro Pizzin – keyboards
  • Don Preston– Moog synthesizer, keyboards, electronics
  • George Scala – recorder
  • Jim Sherwood(as Motorhead) – snorks
  • Gilli Smyth– vocals, spoken word

Track listing:

  1. Birth – Billy James, Gilli Smyth
  2. Living – Michael Bruce, Glen Buxton, Alice Cooper, Dennis Dunaway, Neal Smith
  3. The Language of the Body – Billy James, Daevid Allen
  4. Eye of Agamoto – Don Preston
  5. The Guff (Hall of Souls) – Peter Banks, Billy James, Gilli Smyth
  6. Mallard Flies Towards Heaven – Bill Harkleroad
  7. Ant-Bee’s Sunday Supper
  8. Flutter-Bye, Butter-Flye – Michael Bruce, Billy James
  9. Endless Journey – Peter Banks
  10. The Light – Billy James, Alessandro Pizzin
  11. Mannah – Jan Akkerman
  12. Psalm 23
  13. Hallelujah – Peter Frohmader, Billy James
  14. The Wrath – Part One (The Flood) – Billy James
  15. Secrets of the Dead – Bruce Cameron, Billy James
  16. Pennies From Heaven – Johnny Burke, Arthur Johnston
  17. The Wrath – Part Two (Baptism Through Fire) – Billy James
  18. The Lords Prayer
  19. Angels
  20. Don’t You Ever Learn? – Todd Rundgren
  21. Re-Birth – Billy James, Gilli Smyth
  22. Final Benediction – Lord We Thank You

 

 

 

In December 1973.

In December 1973, “Pablo” label released “Virtuoso”, the twenty-eight Joe Pass album. It was recorded on August 28, 1973, at “MGM Recording Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Norman Granz.

Personnel:

  • Joe Pass – guitar

Track listing:

  1. Night and Day – Cole Porter
  2. Stella by Starlight – Ned Washington, Victor Young
  3. Here’s That Rainy Day – Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen
  4. My Old Flame – Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston
  5. How High the Moon – Nancy Hamilton, Morgan Lewis
  6. Cherokee – Ray Noble
  7. Sweet Lorraine – Cliff Burwell, Mitchell Parish
  8. Have You Met Miss Jones? – Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart
  9. Round Midnight – Bernie Hanighen, Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams
  10. All the Things You Are – Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern
  11. Blues for Alican – Joe Pass
  12. The Song Is You – Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern