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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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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


On December 25, 2009.

On December 25, 2009, James Victor Chesnutt died aged 45. He was songwriter and musician (guitar, singer), Chesnutt collaborated with many musicians and bands including Bob Mould, Widespread Panic, Elf Power, Danger Mouse, Lambchop, Bill Frisell and Jonathan Richman. He recorded 17 albums during his career.