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On April 19, 2005.

On April 19, 2005, “Sovereign Records” label released “Here Come the Choppers”, the 17th Loudon Wainwright III album. It was recorded in 2004, and was produced by Lee Townsend.

Personnel:

  • Loudon Wainwright III – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Bill Frisell – electric guitar
  • Greg Leisz – mandolin, pedal steel, electric and lap steel guitar
  • David Piltch – acoustic and electric bass
  • Coco Love Alcorn – vocals
  • Chris Gestrin – Wurlitzer
  • Jim Keltner – drums, percussion
  • Shawn Pierce – engineer, mixing
  • Steve Vance – illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Loudon Wainwright III.

  1. My Biggest Fan
  2. No Sure Way
  3. Had to Be Her
  4. Hank and Fred
  5. Half Fist
  6. To Be on TV
  7. God’s Country
  8. Make Your Mother Mad
  9. When You Leave
  10. Nanny
  11. Here Come the Choppers
  12. Things

On March 23, 1999.

On March 23, 1999, “Elektra” label released “Inside”, the 20th David Sanborn album. It was recorded in 1998, at “Camel Island” in New Jersey, “Avatar Studios”, “Hiatus Studios”, “Sound On Sound” and “Electric Lady Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Marcus Miller and David Isaac.

Personnel:

  • David Sanborn – alto saxophone
  • Marcus Miller – keyboards, Rhodes piano, guitar, bass, drums, clarinet, backing vocals, arrangements, engineer
  • Ricky Peterson – Hammond B3 organ
  • Gil Goldstein – electric piano, arrangements
  • Davis Isaac – keyboards
  • Marvin Sewell – National resaphonic guitar
  • Dean Brown – guitar
  • Bill Frisell – guitar
  • Fareed Haque – acoustic guitar
  • Gene Lake – drums
  • Don Alias – percussion
  • Michael Brecker – tenor saxophone
  • Ronnie Cuber – baritone saxophone
  • Lenny Pickett – tenor saxophone
  • Wallace Roney – trumpet
  • Hank Roberts – cello
  • Cassandra Wilson – lead vocals
  • Eric Benét – lead and backing vocals
  • Lalah Hathaway – lead and backing vocals
  • Sting – lead vocals
  • Davis Isaac – engineer
  • Goh Hotada – engineer, mixing
  • Paul Mitchell – engineer
  • Malcolm Pollack – engineer
  • Dean Sharenow – engineer
  • Takamasa Hondu – assistant engineer
  • John R. Reigert III – assistant engineer
  • Rory Romano – assistant engineer
  • Mike Tocci – assistant engineer
  • Zach Wind – assistant engineer
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Bibi Green – production coordinator
  • Jennifer Roddie – art direction, design
  • Michael Wilson – cover photography
  • Eric Johnson – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Marcus Miller, except where noted.

  1. Corners (For Herbie)
  2. Day Dreaming – Aretha Franklin
  3. Trance
  4. Brother Ray
  5. Lisa – David Sanborn
  6. When I’m With You
  7. Naked Moon
  8. Cane – Meshell Ndegeocello
  9. Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers
  10. Miss You – David Sanborn

On October 21, 1991.

On October 21, 1991, “Virgin” label released “Heartbeat”, the ninth Ryuichi Sakamoto studio album. It was recorded in 1991, and was produced by Ryuichi Sakamoto, David Sylvian, and Satoshi Tomiie.

Personnel:

  • Ryuichi Sakamoto – lead vocals, keyboards, piano
  • John Cage – voice
  • David Sylvian – vocals
  •  Arto Lindsay – vocals
  • Houria Aichi – vocals
  • Youssou N’Dour – vocals
  • Ingrid Chavez – vocals
  • Marco Prince – vocals
  • Dee Dee Brave – vocals
  • Bill Frisell – guitar
  • Steven Bernstein – trumpet
  • Satoshi Tomiie – percussion
  • Magic Dick – harmonica
  • John Lurie – sax
  • Debra Barsha – backing vocals
  • Lolly Grodner – engineer
  • Patrick Dillett – engineer
  • Yoshifumi Iio – engineer
  • Jungle DJ Towa Towa – co-producer
  • Axel Niehaus – assistant engineer
  • Fernando Aponte – assistant engineer
  • Jim Caruana – assistant engineer
  • Koichiro Nagao – assistant engineer
  • Wes Naprstek – assistant engineer

Track listing:

  1. Heartbeat – Ryuichi Sakamoto, Satoshi Tomiie, Jeffrey Cohen
  2. Rap the World – Ryuichi Sakamoto, Jungle DJ Towa Towa, Super DJ Dmitry
  3. Triste – Ryuichi Sakamoto, FFF, Marco Prince
  4. Lulu – Ryuichi Sakamoto
  5. High Tide – Ryuichi Sakamoto
  6. Song Lines – Ryuichi Sakamoto
  7. Nuages – traditional
  8. Sayonara – Ryuichi Sakamoto
  9. Borom Gal – Ryuichi Sakamoto
  10. Epilogue – Ryuichi Sakamoto
  11. Tainai Kaiki II – Ryuichi Sakamoto, Art Lindsay

On April 15, 2020.

On April 15, 2020, Lee Konitz died aged 92. He was composer and musician (alto saxophone), performing in a wide range of jazz styles, including bebop, cool jazz, and avant-garde jazz, noted for improvising long, melodic lines with the rhythmic interest coming from odd accents, Konitz has recorded and performed with many famous musicians including Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman, Elvin Jones, Charlie Haden, Dave Holland, Lennie Tristano, Stan Kenton, Chick Corea, Gerry Mulligan, Claude Thornhill, Ralph Burns, Gil Evans, Warne Marsh, Dave Pike, Attila Zoller, Charles Mingus, Dave Brubeck, Warne Marsh, Hal Galper, Bill Evans, Martial Solal, Max Roach, Don Friedman, Kenny Wheeler, Kenny Werner, Brian Dickenson, Paul Motian,  Bill Frisell, Gary Peacock, and Joey Baron.

 

On January 24, 2005.

On January 24, 2005, “ECM” label released “I Have the Room Above Her”, the 27th  Paul Motian album. It was recorded in April 2004, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Paul Motian- drums
  • Bill Frisell- electric guitar
  • Joe Lovano- tenor saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Motian except where noted.

  1. Osmosis Part III
  2. Sketches
  3. Odd Man Out
  4. Shadows
  5. I Have the Room Above Her – Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern
  6. Osmosis Part I
  7. Dance
  8. Harmony
  9. The Riot Act
  10. The Bag Man
  11. One in Three
  12. Dreamland – Beth Slater Whitson, Leo Friedman

On November 2, 1999.

On November 2, 1999, “Somethin’ Else” label released “Orfeu”, the 36th Ron Carter album. It was recorded February – March 1999, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Ron Carter.

Personnel:

  • Ron Carter– bass
  • Houston Person– tenor saxophone
  • Stephen Scott– piano
  • Bill Frisell– guitar
  • Payton Crossley – drums
  • Steve Kroon – percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Ron Carter except where noted

  1. Saudade
  2. Manhã de Carnaval – Luiz Bonfá, Antônio Maria
  3. Por-Do-Sol
  4. Goin’ Home – Antonin Dvorák, Ron Carter
  5. 117 Special
  6. Obrigado
  7. Samba de Orfeu – Luiz Bonfá, Antonio Maria

 

On October 19, 1994.

On October 19, 1994, “Postcard Records” label released “Just So Happens”, the tenth Gary Peacock album. It was recorded in 1994, at “Electric Studios” and “Sound on Sound Recording” in New York City, and was produced by Ralph Simon.

Personnel:

  • Gary Peacock – bass
  • Bill Frisell – guitar
  • Joe Barbaria – engineer, mixing
  • Alan Tucker – mixing, digital editing
  • Ann Lemon – design
  • Joanne Dugan – photography
  • Sibyl R. Golden – executive producer

Track listing:

  1. Only Now – Gary Peacock
  2. In Walked Po – Gary Peacock, Bill Frisell
  3. Wapitis Dream – Gary Peacock, Bill Frisell
  4. Home on the Range, No.1 – traditional
  5. Home on the Range, No. 2 – traditional
  6. Through a Skylight – Gary Peacock, Bill Frisell
  7. Red River Valley – traditional
  8. Reciprocity – Gary Peacock
  9. Good Morning Heartache – Elvin Drake, Dan Fisher, Irene Higginbotham
  10. O.M.B. – Gary Peacock
  11. Just So Happens – Gary Peacock, Bill Frisell

On October 6, 2019.

On October 6, 2019, Peter Edward “Ginger” Baker died aged 80. He was drummer, credited as pioneer of drumming in rock, jazz fusion and world music, with reputation of “rock’s first superstar drummer”. He was member of Blues Incorporated and Graham Bond Organisation, but he achieved worldwide success as co-founder and drummer of super group Cream, together with Eric Clapton and Jack Bruce. After Cream he was member of Blind Faith and founded Ginger Baker’s Air Force and Ginger Baker’s Energy. He has worked with big number of musicians and music acts such as Gary Moore, Masters of Reality, Public Image Ltd, Hawkwind, Atomic Rooster, Bill Laswell, Charlie Haden and Bill Frisell. Baker has released 18 solo albums.

 

On April 7, 1992.

On April 7, 1992, “Blue Note” label released “Grace Under Pressure”, the 17th John Scofield album. It was recorded in December 1991, at “The Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Steve Swallow.

Personnel:

  • John Scofield – electric guitar
  • Bill Frisell – electric andacoustic guitars
  • Charlie Haden- bass
  • Joey Baron- drums
  • Randy Brecker- flugelhorn
  • Jim Pugh- trombone
  • John Clark- French horn

Track listing:

All tracks by John Scofield

  1. You Bet
  2. Grace Under Pressure
  3. Honest I Do
  4. Scenes from a Marriage
  5. Twang
  6. Pat Me
  7. Pretty Out
  8. Bill Me
  9. Same Axe
  10. Unique New York

 

On February 24, 1998.

On February 24, 1998, “Verve” label released “The Sound of Summer Running”, the second Marc Johnson studio album. It was recorded in 1997, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Lee Townsend. The album title was borrowed from a story by Ray Bradbury.

Personnel:

  • Marc Johnson– double bass
  • Bill Frisell– acoustic and electric guitars
  • Pat Metheny– electric and acoustic guitars, 42-string Pikasso guitar
  • Joey Baron– drums, tambourine
  • Joe Ferla – engineer
  • Greg Calbi – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Marc Johnson, except where noted.

  1. Faith in You
  2. Ghost Town – Bill Frisell
  3. Summer Running
  4. With My Boots On
  5. Union Pacific
  6. Porch Swing
  7. Dingy-Dong Day
  8. The Adventures of Max and Ben – Bill Frisell
  9. In a Quiet Place – Eliane Elias, Marc Johnson
  10. For a Thousand Years – Pat Metheny