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On September 27, 2005.

On September 27, 2005, “Nonesuch” label released “Day Is Done”, the 18th Brad Mehldau album (credited to Brad Mehldau Trio). It was recorded in March 2005, at “Avatar Studios” in New York, NY, and was produced by Brad Mehldau.

Personnel:

  • Brad Mehldau- piano
  • Larry Grenadier- bass
  • Jeff Ballard- drums
  • James Farber – engineer
  • Mark Wilder – mastering
  • Doyle Partners – design
  • Diane Cook, Len Jenshel, Roberto Masotti – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Brad Mehldau except where noted.

  1. Knives Out – Radiohead
  2. Alfie – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  3. Martha My Dear – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  4. Day Is Done – Nick Drake
  5. Artis
  6. Turtle Town
  7. She’s Leaving Home – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  8. Granada – Chris Cheek
  9. 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover – Paul Simon
  10. No Moon at All – Redd Evans, David Mann

On September 24, 2002.

On September 24, 2002, “Lava” label released “In Absentia”, the seventh Porcupine Tree studio album. It was recorded March – April 2002, at “Avatar Studios” in New York, and was produced by Steven Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Steven Wilson– vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, piano, keyboards, banjo
  • Richard Barbieri– analog synths, mellotron, Hammond organ, keyboards
  • Colin Edwin– bass guitar
  • Gavin Harrison– drums, percussion
  • Aviv Geffen– backing vocals
  • John Wesley–additional guitar, backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Steven Wilson, except where noted.

  1. Blackest Eyes
  2. Trains
  3. Lips of Ashes
  4. The Sound of Muzak
  5. Gravity Eyelids
  6. Wedding Nails – Richard Barbieri, Steven Wilson
  7. Prodigal
  8. 3
  9. The Creator Has a Masterpiece
  10. Strip the Soul – Colin Edwin, Steven Wilson
  11. Strip the Soul
  12. Collapse the Light into Earth

On September 17, 2012.

On September 17, 2012, “Nonesuch” label released “Where Do You Start”, the 29th Brad Mehldau album. It was recorded November 2008 – April 2011, at “Avatar Studios” in New York, and was produced by Brad Mehldau.

Personnel:

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

Track listing:

  1. Got Me Wrong – Jerry Cantrell
  2. Holland – Sufjan Stevens
  3. Brownie Speaks – Clifford Brown
  4. Baby Plays Around – Cait O’Riordan, Elvis Costello
  5. Airegin – Sonny Rollins
  6. Hey Joe – Billy Roberts
  7. Samba e Amor – Chico Buarque
  8. Jam – Brad Mehldau
  9. Time Has Told Me – Nick Drake
  10. Aquelas Coisas Todas – Toninho Horta
  11. Where Do You Start? – Marilyn Bergman, Alan Bergman, Johnny Mandel

On September 14, 2018.

On September 14, 2018, “Blue Note” label released “Emanon”, the 26th Wayne Shorter album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, “Danilo’s Jazz Club”, “American Trade Hotel”, “Casco Viejo”, in Panama, “The Barbican”, in London, and was produced by Don Was and Wayne Shorter. The album contains both studio and live recordings.

Personnel:

  • Wayne Shorter – soprano and tenor saxophone
  • Danilo Perez– piano
  • John Patitucci– bass
  • Brian Blade– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Wayne Shorter, except where noted.

  1. Pegasus
  2. Prometheus Unbound
  3. Lotus
  4. The Three Marias
  5. The Three Marias
  6. Lost and Orbits Medley
  7. Lotus
  8. She Moves Through the Fair – traditional, arranged by Wayne Shorter
  9. Adventures Aboard the Golden Mean
  10. Prometheus Unbound

On September 5, 2014.

On September 5, 2014, “ECM” label released “Lathe of Heaven”, the eighth Mark Turner album. It was recorded in June 2013, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Mark Turner— tenor saxophone
  • Avishai Cohen— trumpet
  • Joe Martin— bass
  • Marcus Gilmore— drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Turner

  1. Lathe of Heaven
  2. Year of the Rabbit
  3. Ethan’s Line
  4. The Edenist
  5. Sonnet for Stevie
  6. Brother Sister 2

On September 3, 2009.

On September 3, 2009, “ECM” label released “Stone in the Water”, the 22nd Stefano Bollani album. It was recorded in October 2008, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Stefano Bollani— piano
  • Jesper Bodilsen— double bass
  • Morten Lund— drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Stefano Bollani except where noted.

  1. Dom de Iludir – Caetano Veloso
  2. Orvieto – Jesper Bodilsen
  3. Edith – Jesper Bodilsen
  4. Brigas Nunca Mais – Vinicius De Moraes, Antonio Carlos Jobim
  5. Il Cervello del Pavone
  6. Un Sasso Nello Stagno
  7. Improvisation 13 en la Mineur – Francis Poulenc
  8. Asuda
  9. Joker in the Village

On August 21, 2001.

On August 21, 2001, “ECM” label released “Not for Nothin’”, the thirteenth Dave Holland album. It was recorded in September 2000, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Dave Holland.

Personnel:

  • Dave Holland- bass
  • Robin Eubanks- trombone, cowbell
  • Chris Potter- soprano, alto and tenor saxophones
  • Steve Nelson- vibraphone, marimba
  • Billy Kilson- drums
  • Chris “Tek” O’Ryan- sound engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Dave Holland, except where noted.

  1. Global Citizen – Robin Eubanks
  2. For All You Are
  3. Lost and Found – Chris Potter
  4. Shifting Sands
  5. Billows of Rhythm – Billy Kilson
  6. What Goes Around
  7. Go Fly a Kite – Steve Nelson
  8. Not for Nothin’
  9. Cosmosis

 

On August 1, 2006.

On August 1, 2006, “Blue Note” label released “Streams of Expression”, the 20th Joe Lovano studio album. It was recorded in December 2005, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Joe Lovano.

Personnel:

  • Joe Lovano: alto clarinet, tenor saxophone
  • Larry Farrell: trombone
  • George Garzone: tenor saxophone
  • Tim Hagans: trumpet
  • John Hicks: piano
  • Dennis Irwin: bass
  • Ralph Lalama: clarinet, tenor saxophone
  • Lewis Nash: drums
  • Michael Parloff: flute
  • Barry Ries: Trumpet
  • Charles Russo: clarinet, bass clarinet
  • Gunther Schuller: conductor
  • Steve Slagel: flute, alto and soprano saxophone
  • Gary Smulyan: baritone saxophone
  • James Weidman: piano

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Lovano.

  1. Streams of Expression: Streams, Pt. 1
  2. Streams of Expression: Cool, Pt. 2
  3. The Birth of the Cool Suite: Prelude/Moon Dreams
  4. The Birth of the Cool Suite: Interlude No. 1/Move/Interlude No. 2
  5. The Birth of the Cool Suite: Boplicity/Postlude
  6. Blue Sketches
  7. Buckeyes
  8. Streams of Expression: Enchantment, Pt. 3
  9. Streams of Expression: Second Nature, Pt. 4
  10. Streams of Expression: The Fire Prophets, Pt. 5
  11. Big Ben

On June 27, 2006.

On June 27, 2006, “Nonesuch” label released “House on Hill” the 17th Brad Mehldau album. It was recorded October 2002 – March 2005 at “Avatar Studios” in New York, NY, and was produced by Matt Pierson and Brad Mehldau.

Personnel:

  • Brad Mehldau– piano
  • Larry Grenadier– bass
  • Jorge Rossy– drums
  • James Farber – recording, mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Benita Raphan – artwork
  • Lourdes Delgado – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Brad Mehldau.

  1. August Ending
  2. House on Hill
  3. Bealtine
  4. Boomer
  5. Backyard
  6. Fear and Trembling
  7. Embers
  8. Happy Tune
  9. Waiting for Eden

On June 9, 1999.

On June 9, 1999, “ECM” label released “Open Land”, the 26th John Abercrombie album. It was recorded in September 1998, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • John Abercrombie – guitar
  • Kenny Wheeler– trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Joe Lovano– tenor saxophone
  • Mark Feldman– violin
  • Dan Wall– Hammond organ
  • Adam Nussbaum– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by John Abercrombie except where noted.

  1. Just in Tune
  2. Pen Land
  3. Spring Song
  4. Gimme Five
  5. Speak Easy
  6. Little Booker
  7. Free Piece Suit(e) – John Abercrombie, Adam Nussbaum, Dan Wall, Joe Lovano, Kenny Wheeler, Mark Feldman
  8. Remember When
  9. That’s for Sure