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On March 14, 2000,

On March 14, 2000, “Verve” label released “Bump”, the 24th John Scofield album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Lee Townsend.

Personnel:

  • John Scofiel – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Mark Degli Antoni- keyboard sampler
  • David Livolsi – electric bass
  • Tony Scherr- acoustic and electric bass
  • Chris Wood- electric bass
  • Eric Kalb – drums
  • Kenny Wollesen- drums
  • Johnny Durkin – congas
  • Johnny Almendra – percussion
  • Joe Ferla – recording, mixing
  • Kevin Killen – recording
  • Andrea Yankovsky – assistant engineer
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Susan Scofield – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by John Scofield.

  1. Three Sisters
  2. Chichon
  3. Beep Beep
  4. Kelpers
  5. Groan Man
  6. Fez
  7. Blackout
  8. Kilgeffen
  9. We Are Not Alone
  10. Swinganova
  11. Drop and Roll
  12. Kilgeffen (Reprise)
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On March 9, 1999.

On March 9, 1999, “ECM” label released “Voice in the Night”, the 30th Charles Lloyd album. It was recorded in May 1998, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Charles Lloyd- tenor saxophone
  • John Abercrombie- guitar
  • Dave Holland- double bass
  • Billy Higgins- drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Charles Lloyd except where noted.

  1. Voice in the Night
  2. God Give Me Strength – Burt Bacharach, Elvis Costello
  3. Dorothea’s Studio
  4. Requiem
  5. Pocket Full of Blues
  6. Homage
  7. Forest Flower: Sunrise/Sunset
  8. A Flower Is a Lovesome Thing – Billy Strayhorn

 

On February 25, 1998.

On February 25, 1998, “Somethin’ Else” label released “So What?”, the 35th Ron Carter album. It was recorded in January 4, 1998, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Ron Carter.

Personnel:

  • Ron Carter- bass
  • Kenny Barron– piano
  • Lewis Nash– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Ron Carter, except where noted

  1. So What – Miles Davis
  2. You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To – Cole Porter
  3. It’s About Time
  4. My Foolish Heart – Victor Young, Ned Washington
  5. Hi-Fly – Randy Weston
  6. 3 More Days
  7. Eddie’s Theme
  8. The Third Plane

On February 19, 2002.

On February 19, 2002, “ECM” label released “Cat ‘n’ Mouse”, the 25th John Abercrombie album. It was recorded in December 2000, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • John Abercrombie – guitar
  • Mark Feldman– violin
  • Marc Johnson– double bass
  • Joey Baron– drums
  • James Farber – engineer
  • Aya Takemura – assistant engineer
  • Sascha Kleis – design
  • Jim Bengston – cover photography
  • Deborah Feingold – linear photography

Track listing:

All tracks by John Abercrombie, except where noted.

  1. A Nice Idea
  2. Convolution
  3. String Thing
  4. Soundtrack
  5. Third Stream Samba – John Abercrombie, Joey Baron, Mark Feldman, Marc Johnson
  6. On the Loose
  7. Stop and Go
  8. Show of Hands – John Abercrombie, Joey Baron, Mark Feldman, Marc Johnson

 

On January 13, 2017.

January 13, 2017, “ECM” label released “Up and Coming”, the 37th John Abercrombie album. It was recorded April – May 2016, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • John Abercrombie – guitar
  • Joey Baron– drums
  • Marc Copland– piano
  • Drew Gress– double bass
  • James Farber – engineer
  • Nate Odden – assistant
  • Thom Beemer – assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by John Abercrombie except where noted.

  1. Joy
  2. Flipside
  3. Sunday School
  4. Up and Coming
  5. Tears – Marc Copland
  6. Silver Circle – Marc Copland
  7. Nardis – Miles Davis
  8. Jumbles

 

On October 2, 2012..

On October 2, 2012, “Verve” label released “Glad Rag Doll”, the eleventh Diana Krall studio album. It was recorded in 2012, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, “The Village” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Diana Krall and T-Bone Burnett.

Personnel:

  • Diana Krall – vocals, piano
  • Marc Ribot – electric and acoustic guitars, banjo, 6 string bass
  • Colin Linden – electric guitar, dobro
  • Bryan Sutton – electric, acoustic and baritone guitar
  • Howard Coward (Elvis Costello) – tenor guitar, ukulele, mandola, background vocals
  • Keefus Ciancia – keyboards
  • Dennis Crouch – acoustic guitar, bass
  • Jay Bellerose – drums
  • T Bone Burnett – electric guitar
  • Mike Piersante – recording, editing
  • Gavin Lurssen – mastering
  • Bob Mallory, Vanessa Parr – 2nd engineer
  • Tom Perme – technician
  • Zachary Dawes – mixing assistant
  • Ivy Skoff – production coordination
  • Edwin Fotheringham – illustrations
  • Mark Seliger, Ruth Levy – photographer
  • Colleen Atwood – stylist
  • Christine Cantella – style assistant
  • Danilo – hair stylist
  • Patti Dubroff – make-up

Track listing

  1. We Just Couldn’t Say Goodbye – Harry M. Woods
  2. There Ain’t No Sweet Man That’s Worth the Salt of My Tears – Fred Fishe
  3. Just Like a Butterfly That’s Caught in the Rain – Mort Dixon, Harry M. Woods
  4. You Know – I Know Ev’rything’s Made for Love – Howard E. Johnson, Al Sherman, Charles Tobias
  5. Glad Rag Doll – Milton Ager, Dan Dougherty, Jack Yellen
  6. I’m a Little Mixed Up – Betty James, Edward Johnson
  7. Prairie Lullaby – Billy Hil
  8. Here Lies Love – Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin
  9. I Used to Love You But It’s All Over Now – Lew Brown, Albert Von Tilzer
  10. Let It Rain – Hal Dyson, James Kendis
  11. Lonely Avenue – Doc Pomus
  12. Wide River to Cross – Julie Miller, Steven P. Miller
  13. When the Curtain Comes Down – Carl Hoefle, Al Lewis, Al Sherman

On May 6, 2016.

On May 6, 2016, “Nonesuch” label released “Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny”, album by Cuong Vu and Pat Metheny. It was recorded February 4 – 6, 2015, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Cuong Vu.

Personnel:

  • Pat Metheny– guitar
  • Cuong Vu– trumpet
  • Stomu Takeishi– bass guitar
  • Ted Poor – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Cuong Vu except where noted.

  1. Acid Kiss
  2. Not Crazy (Just Giddy Upping) (For Vina)
  3. Seeds of Doubt
  4. Tiny Little Pieces
  5. Telescope – Pat Metheny
  6. Let’s Get Back (For Liduvina)
  7. Tune Blues – Andrew D’Angelo