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On April 9, 2002.

On April 9, 2002, “Blue Note” label released “Uninvisible”, the twelve Medeski, Martin & Wood. It was recorded 2001 – 2002, and was produced by Scotty Hard.

Personnel:

  • John Medeski– keyboards
  • Billy Martinaka illy B – drums, percussion
  • Chris Wood– basses
  • Eddie Bobé – congas, bata, shekere, bottle and bell
  • DJ Olive– turntables
  • Aaron Johnson – trombone
  • Jordan McLean– trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Michael Herbst – baritone saxophone, bass clarinet
  • Stuart D. Bogie– tenor saxophone, contra-alto clarinet
  • Todd Simon – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Bruce Hampton– vocals
  • DJ P Love – turntables
  • Danny Blume– guitar, baritone guitar, ambient guitar
  • Brad Roberts– vocals
  • Scotty Hard– Nomad Rhythm Maker, rhythm guitar, turntables (track 12), feedback (track 3)
  • Greg Griffiths – additional engineering
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering
  • Mike Fossenkemper – assembled, edited, tweaked
  • Juan Garcia, Tom Camuso, Philip Harvey, Jeff Jakubowski – assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by John Medeski, Billly Martin and Chris Wood except where noted.

  1. Uninvisible
  2. I Wanna Ride You – Martin Medeski
  3. Your Name is Snake Anthony – Col. Bruce Hampton, Martin Medeski, Billy Martin, Chris Wood
  4. Pappy Check
  5. Take Me Nowhere
  6. Retirement Song
  7. Ten Dollar High
  8. Where Have You Been?
  9. Reprise – Martin Medeski
  10. Nocturnal Transmission
  11. Smoke
  12. First Time Long Time
  13. The Edge of Night
  14. Off the Table

On April 3, 2007.

On April 3, 2007, “Blue Note” label released “He Had a Hat”, the twelve Jeff Lorber album. It was recorded 2006 – 2007 and was produced by Bobby Colomby.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Lorber– piano, keyboards
  • Eric Benet– vocals
  • Paula Cole– vocals
  • Hubert Laws– flute
  • Gerald Albright – alto saxophone
  • Bob Sheppard– tenor saxophone
  • Kirk Whalum– tenor saxophone
  • Ada Rovatti– tenor saxophone
  • Tom Timko– tenor saxophone
  • Blood, Sweat & Tears– horns
  • Steve Jankowski– trumpet
  • Hernan Mulet– trumpet
  • Jens Wendelboe– bass and tenor trombone
  • The Lair Studio Brass Ensemble
  • The Krim Symphonic Orchestra– Orchestrated by Jeremy Lubbock
  • Chris Botti– trumpet
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet, horn arrangement
  • Jacques Voyemant– trombone
  • Tom Scott– horns, horn arrangement
  • Paul Jackson Jr.– guitar
  • Paul Brown– guitar
  • Russell Malone– guitar
  • Brian Bromberg– bass
  • Alex Al– bass
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • Abe Laboriel Jr.– drums
  • Dave Weckl– drums
  • Vinnie Colaiuta– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Jeff Lorber, except where noted.

  1. Anthem For a New America
  2. He Had a Hat
  3. Grandma’s Hands  – Bill Withers
  4. Surreptitious
  5. All Most Blues
  6. Orchid
  7. BC Bop
  8. The Other Side of the Heart
  9. Hudson
  10. Super Fusion Unit
  11. Eye Tunes
  12. Requiem For Gandalf
  13. Burn Brightly
  14. Deep Night – bonus track

On March 25, 2008.

On March 25, 2008, at “Half Note” label released “The Delirium Blues Project: Serve or Suffer”, first album released by joint leadership of Roseanna Vitro and Kenny Werner. It was recorded in August 2007, at “Blue Note” in New York City, and was produced by Jeffrey Levenson.

Personnel:

  • Roseanna Vitro– vocals, arrangements
  • Kenny Werner– keyboards, arrangements
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • James Carter– tenor saxophone
  • Ray Anderson– trombone
  • Geoff Countryman– baritone saxophone
  • Adam Rogers– guitar
  • John Pattitucci– acoustic and electric bass
  • Rocky Bryant – drums

Track listing:

  1. What Is Hip? – Emilio Castillo, John David Garibaldi, Stephen M. Kupka
  2. Goodnight Nelda Grebe, the Telephone Company Has Cut Us Off – Tracy Nelson
  3. Blue – Gildo Mahones, Jon Hendricks
  4. Be Cool – Joni Mitchell
  5. Half Moon – Janis Joplin
  6. In the Dark – Lillian “Lil” Green
  7. Cheater Man – Spooner Oldham, Dan Penn
  8. Everybody’s Cryin’ Mercy – Mose Allison
  9. Don’t Ever Let Nobody Drag Your Spirit Down – Eric Bibb, Maria Muldaur

In March 1960.

In March 1960, “Blue Note” label released “Star Bright”, the second Dizzy Reece album. It was recorded in November 1959, “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Dizzy Reece- trumpet
  • Hank Mobley- tenor saxophone
  • Wynton Kelly- piano
  • Paul Chambers- bass
  • Art Taylor- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Dizzy Reece except where noted.

  1. The Rake
  2. I’ll Close My Eyes – Kaye, Reid
  3. Groovesville
  4. The Rebound
  5. I Wished on the Moon – Dorothy Parker, Ralph Rainger
  6. A Variation on Monk

 

In March 1959.

In March 1959, “Blue Note” label released “Off to the Races”, the 13th Donald Byrd album. It was recorded in December 1958, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Donald Byrd- trumpet
  • Jackie McLean- alto saxophone
  • Pepper Adams- baritone saxophone
  • Wynton Kelly- piano
  • Sam Jones- bass
  • Art Taylor- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Donald Byrd except where noted.

  1. Lover, Come Back to Me – Oscar Hammerstein II, Sigmund Romberg
  2. When Your Love Has Gone
  3. Sudwest Funk
  4. Paul’s Pal – Sonny Rollins
  5. Off to the Races
  6. Down Tempo

 

In February 1967.

In February 1967, “Blue Note” label released “Blue Spirits”, the thirteenth Freddie Hubbard album. It was recorded February 1965 – March 1966, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Freddie Hubbard- trumpet
  • James Spaulding- alto saxophone, flute
  • Joe Henderson- tenor saxophone
  • Harold Mabern- piano
  • Larry Ridley– bass
  • Bob Cranshaw– bass
  • Reggie Workman– bass
  • Clifford Jarvis– drums
  • Elvin Jones– drums
  • Pete LaRoca– drums
  • Big Black – congas
  • Kiane Zawadi- euphonium
  • Hank Mobley- tenor saxophone
  • McCoy Tyner– piano
  • Herbie Hancock- piano, celeste
  • Hosea Taylor – alto saxophone, bassoon

All tracks by Freddie Hubbard

  1. Soul Surge
  2. Blue Spirits
  3. Outer Forces
  4. Cunga Black
  5. Jodo

On February 2, 1971.

On February 2, 1971, “Blue Note” label released “The Song of Singing”, the fifth Chick Corea album. It was recorded in April 1970, at “A & R Recording” in New York City, and was produced by Sonny Lester.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea– piano, keyboards
  • Dave Holland– bass
  • Barry Altschul– drums

Track listing:

  1. Toy Room – Dave Holland
  2. Ballad I – Barry Altschul, Chick Corea, Dave Holland
  3. Rhymes – Chick Corea
  4. Flesh – Chick Corea
  5. Ballad III – Barry Altschul, Chick Corea, Dave Holland
  6. Nefertiti – Wayne Shorter