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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 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 September 7, 2004.

On September 7, 2004, “Blue Note” label released “End of the World Party (Just in Case)”, the eleventh Medeski Martin & Wood album. It was recorded in 2004 and was produced by John King.

Personnel:

  • John Medeski– keyboards
  • Billy Martin– drums, percussion
  • Chris Wood– basses
  • Marc Ribot– guitar
  • Steven Bernstein– slide trumpet
  • Briggan Krauss – saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by John Medeski, Billy Martin and Chris Wood.

  1. Anonymous Skulls
  2. End of the World Party
  3. Reflector
  4. Bloody Oil
  5. New Planet
  6. Mami Gato
  7. Shine It
  8. Curtis
  9. Ice
  10. Sasa
  11. Midnight Poppies/Crooked Birds
  12. Queen Bee
  13. Whiney Bitches

In August 1977.

In August 1977, “Blue Note” label released “Cosmos”, the eleventh McCoy Tyner album. It was recorded in November 1968, April 1969 and July 1970, and was produced by Duke Pearson.

Personnel:

  • McCoy Tyner- piano
  • Herbie Lewis- bass
  • Freddie Waits- drums, timpani, chimes
  • Harold Vick- soprano saxophone
  • Al Gibbons- reeds
  • Julian Barber- violin
  • Emanuel Green- violin
  • Gene Orloff- viola
  • Kermit Moore- cello, director
  • Hubert Laws- flute, alto flute
  • Gary Bartz- alto saxophone, soprano saxophone
  • Andrew White- oboe

Track listing:

All tracks by McCoy Tyner.

  1. Song for My Lady
  2. Cosmos
  3. Shaken, But Not Forsaken
  4. Vibration Blues
  5. Forbidden Land
  6. Planet X
  7. Asian Lullaby
  8. Hope

 

In August 1970.

In August 1970, “Blue Note” label released “Electric Funk”, the 20th Jimmy McGriff album. It was recorded in September 1969, in New York City, and was produced by Sonny Lester.

Personnel:

  • Jimmy McGriff– electronic organ
  • Blue Mitchell– trumpet
  • Stanley Turrentine– tenor saxophone
  • Horace Ott– electric piano, arranger
  • Unknown – guitar
  • Chuck Rainey– electric bass
  • Bernard Purdie– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Jimmy McGriff except where noted

  1. Back on the Track – Horace Ott
  2. Chris Cross – Horace Ott
  3. Miss Poopie – Horace Ott
  4. The Bird Wave
  5. Spear for Moondog Part 1
  6. Spear for Moondog Part 2
  7. Tight Times – Horace Ott
  8. Spinning Wheel – David Clayton-Thomas
  9. Funky Junk – Horace Ott

In August 1974,

In August 1974, “Blue Note” label released “Moto Gross Feio”, the thirteenth Wayne Shorter album. It was recorded April – August 1970, at “A & R Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Duke Pearson.

Personnel:

  • Wayne Shorter— soprano and tenor saxophone
  • John McLaughlin— 12 string guitar
  • Chick Corea— marimba, drums, percussion
  • Ron Carter— bass, cello
  • Dave Holland— acoustic guitar, bass
  • Miroslav Vitouš— bass
  • Michelin Prell (Micheline Pelzer) — drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Wayne Shorter except where noted.

  1. Moto Grosso Feio
  2. Montezuma
  3. Antigua
  4. Vera Cruz – Milton Nascimento
  5. Iska

On August 11, 1998.

On August 11, 1998, “Blue Note” label released “Combustication”, the fifth Medeski Martin & Wood studio album. It was recorded in 1998, at “The Magic Shop” in New York City, and was produced by John Medeski, Billy Martin, Chris Wood, David Baker, and Scott Harding.

Personnel:

  • John Medeski– keyboards
  • Billy Martin– drums, percussion
  • Chris Wood– basses, bass drum
  • DJ Logic– turntables
  • Steve Cannon – spoken word
  • Juan Garcia – engineer
  • Danny Madorksy – engineer
  • Katsuhiko Naito – engineer
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Jimmy Katz – band photography
  • Bleu Valdimer, Project Dragon – design

Track listing:

All music by John Medeski, Billy Martin and Chris Wood except where noted.

  1. Sugar Craft
  2. Just Like I Pictured It
  3. Start·Stop
  4. Nocturne
  5. Hey-Hee-Hi-Ho
  6. Whatever Happened to Gus – John Medeski, Billy Martin, Chris Wood, Steve Cannon
  7. Latin Shuffle
  8. Everyday People – Stewart
  9. Coconut Boogaloo
  10. Church of Logic – John Medeski, Billy Martin, Chris Wood, Kibler
  11. No Ke Ano Ahiahi – traditional
  12. Hypnotized
  • Includes a hidden song, “Combustication” which begins after two minutes of silence

In August 1964.

In August 1964, “Blue Note” label released “Breaking Point!”, the tenth Freddie Hubbard album. It was recorded in May 1964, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Freddie Hubbard- trumpet
  • James Spaulding- alto saxophone, flute
  • Ronnie Mathews- piano
  • Eddie Khan- bass
  • Joe Chambers- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Freddie Hubbard except where noted.

  1. Breaking Point
  2. Far Away
  3. Blue Frenzy
  4. D Minor Mint
  5. Mirrors – Joe Chambers

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 July 28, 1990.

On July 28, 1990, “Blue Note” label released “Eliane Elias Plays Jobim”, the fifth Eliane Elias studio album. It was recorded in December 1989 and was produced by Eliane Elias and Randy Brecker.

Personnel:

  • Eliane Elias – voice, piano, arranger, editing
  • Eddie Gomez – bass
  • Jack DeJohnette – drums
  • Nana Vasconcelos – percussion
  • Malcolm Pollack – editing
  • Christine Martin – executive producer

 Track listing:

  1. Waters of March / Aqua de Beber – Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes
  2. Sabia – Chico Buarque, Norman Gimbel, Antonio Carlos Jobim
  3. Passarim – Antonio Carlos Jobim, Paulo Jobim
  4. Don’t Ever Go Away – Dolores Durán, Ray Gilbert, Antonio Carlos Jobim
  5. Desafinado – Antonio Carlos Jobim, Gene Lees
  6. Angela – Antonio Carlos Jobim
  7. Children’s Games – Antonio Carlos Jobim, Gene Lees
  8. Dindi – Ray Gilbert, Antonio Carlos Jobim
  9. Zingaro – Chico Buarque, Antonio Carlos Jobim
  10. One Note Samba – Jon Hendricks, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça
  11. Don’t Ever Go Away – Dolores Duran, Antonio Carlos Jobim