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On October 21, 2002.

On October 21, 2002, “ECM” label released “Lift Every Voice”, the 33rd Charles Lloyd album. It was recorded in February 2002, and was produced by Charles Lloyd, and Dorothy Darr.

Personnel:

  • Charles Lloyd – tenor saxophone, flute, tarogato
  • Geri Allen – piano
  • John Abercrombie – guitar
  • Marc Johnson – double bass
  • Larry Grenadier – double bass
  • Billy Hart – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Charles Lloyd, except where noted.

  1. Hymn to the Mother
  2. You Are So Beautiful – Bruce Fisher, Billy Preston
  3. Amazing Grace – John Newton
  4. East Virginia, West Memphis
  5. What’s Going On – Renaldo “Obie” Benson, Al Cleveland, Marvin Gaye
  6. Angel Oak
  7. Te Amaré – Silvio Rodríguez
  8. I’m Afraid – Duke Ellington
  9. Hafez, Shattered Heart
  10. Rabo de Nube – Silvio Rodríguez
  11. Blood Count – Billy Strayhorn
  12. Go Down Moses – traditional
  13. Beyond Darkness
  14. Nocturne
  15. Wayfaring Stranger – traditional
  16. Deep River – traditional
  17. Lift Every Voice and Sing – James Weldon Johnson, John Rosamond Johnson
  18. Prayer, The Crossing

On September 12, 1995.

On September 12, 1995, “Blue Note” label released “A Better Understanding”, the 13th Sonny Fortune album. It was recorded in February 1995, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Marty Khan and Sonny Fortune.

Personnel:

  • Sonny Fortune– alto saxophone, soprano saxophone, alto flute, flute
  • Jerry González– trumpet, flugelhorn, congas
  • Robin Eubanks– trombone
  • Kenny Barron– piano
  • Wayne Dockery– bass
  • Ronnie Burrage, Billy Hart – drums
  • Steve Berrios– percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Sonny Fortune

  1. Mind Games
  2. Laying It Down
  3. Awakening
  4. A Swing Touch
  5. Never Again Is Such a Long Time
  6. It Ain’t What It Was
  7. It’s a Bird
  8. Tribute to a Holiday
  9. Long Before Our Mothers Cried

On August 1, 2006.

On August 1, 2006, “HighNote” label released “Billy Hart Quartet”, the sixth Billy Hart album. It was recorded in October 2005, at “Ambient Recording”, in Easton, Connecticut, and was produced by The Fiesta.

Personnel:

  • Billy Hart- drums
  • Mark Turner- tenor saxophone
  • Ethan Iverson- piano
  • Ben Street- bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Hart except where noted.

  1. Mellow B – Ethan Iverson
  2. Moment’s Notice – John Coltrane
  3. Charvez
  4. Confirmation – Charlie Parker
  5. Lorca
  6. Irah
  7. Lullaby for Imke
  8. Iverson’s Odyssey – Mark Turner
  9. Neon – Ethan Iverson

 

On June 24, 2014.

On June 14, 2014, “Blue Note” label released “Enjoy the View”, the 25th and the last Bobby Hutcherson album. It was recorded in 2014, at “Ocean Way Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Don Was.

Personnel:

  • Bobby Hutcherson– vibraphone
  • David Sanborn– alto saxophone
  • Joey DeFrancesco– trumpet, organ
  • Billy Hart– drums

Track listing:

  1. Delia – David Sanborn
  2. Don Is – Joey DeFrancesco
  3. Hey Harold – Bobby Hutcherson
  4. Little Flower – David Sanborn
  5. Montara – Bobby Hutcherson
  6. Teddy – Bobby Hutcherson
  7. You – Joey DeFrancesco

In December 1977.

In December 1977, “Black Saint” label released “Resolution”, the third Hamiet Bluiett album. It was recorded in November 1977, recorded at “Generation Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Giacomo Pellicciotti.

Personnel:

  • Hamiet Bluiett- baritone saxophone, clarinet, flute, bamboo flute
  • Don Pullen- piano, organ
  • Fred Hopkins- bass
  • Billy Hart- drums, percussion
  • Don Moye- Sun percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Hamiet Bluiett except where noted.

  1. Happy Spirit
  2. Flux/A Bad M.F.
  3. Head Drake
  4. Before Yesterday – Hamiet Bluiett, Fred Hopkins, Billy Hart, Don Moye
  5. Spring’s Joy
  6. ..No Other One – Hamiet Bluiett, Don Pullen

On April 19, 1974.

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On April 19, 1974, “Columbia” label released “Big Fun” a double album by Miles Davis. It was recorded November 1969; February and March 1970, and June 1972, at “Columbia Studios B and E”, and was produced by Teo Macero.

Personnel:

  • Miles Davis– trumpet, electric trumpet with wah wah
  • Sonny Fortune– soprano saxophone, flute
  • Bennie Maupin– clarinet, flute
  • Carlos Garnett– soprano saxophone
  • Lonnie Liston Smith– piano
  • Harold I. Williams, Jr. –piano
  • Michael Henderson– electric bass
  • Al Foster– drums
  • Billy Hart– drums
  • Badal Roy– tabla
  • James Mtume– African percussion
  • Wayne Shorter– soprano saxophone
  • Bennie Maupin– bass clarinet
  • John McLaughlin– guitar
  • Joe Zawinul– electric piano
  • Chick Corea– electric piano
  • Dave Holland– electric bass guitar, double bass
  • Billy Cobham– triangle, drums
  • Jack DeJohnette– drums
  • Airto Moreira– cuíca, percussion, berimbau, Indian instruments
  • Steve Grossman– soprano saxophone
  • Larry Young– organ, celeste
  • Khalil Balakrishna– electric sitar
  • Bihari Sharima– tamboura
  • Harvey Brooks– electric bass guitar
  • Herbie Hancock– electric piano
  • Seth Rothstein – project director
  • Frank Laico, Stan Tonkel – audio engineer
  • Russ Payne, Stan Weiss, John Guerriere – mix engineer
  • Steve Berkowitz –A&R for Legacy
  • Patti Matheny, Darren Salmieri –A&R coordination
  • Corky McCoy– cover art

Track listing:

  1. Great Expectations – Miles Davis, Joe Zawinul
  • Great Expectations – Miles Davis, Joe Zawinul
  • Orange Lady – Joe Zawinul
  1. Ife – Miles Davis
  2. Recollections – Joe Zawinul
  3. Trevere – Miles Davis
  4. Go Ahead John – Miles Davis
  5. Lonely Fire – Miles Davis
  6. The Little Blue Frog – Miles Davis
  7. Yaphet – Miles Davis