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On June 24, 2014.

On June 24, 2014, “Blue Note” label released “Enjoy the View”, the 25th Bobby Hutcherson album for this label, and was Hutcherson’s final studio album released before his death on August 15, 2016. 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:

All tracks by Bobby Hutcherson, except where noted.

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

In April 1964.

In April 1964, “Blue Note” label released “Evolution”, the debut album Grachan Moncur III album. It was recorded in November 1963, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Grachan Moncur III – trombone
  • Lee Morgan – trumpet
  • Jackie McLean – alto saxophone
  • Bobby Hutcherson – vibes
  • Bob Cranshaw – double bass
  • Tony Williams – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Grachan Moncur III.

  1. Air Raid
  2. Evolution
  3. The Coaster
  4. Monk in Wonderland

In February 1969.

In February 1969, “Blue Note” label released “Total Eclipse”, the eight Bobby Hutcherson album. It was recorded in July 1968, at “Plaza Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Duke Pearson and Francis Wolff.

Personnel:

  • Bobby Hutcherson – vibraphone
  • Harold Land – tenor saxophone, flute
  • Chick Corea – piano
  • Reggie Johnson – bass
  • Joe Chambers – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Hutcherson except where noted.

  1. Herzog
  2. Total Eclipse
  3. Matrix – Chick Corea
  4. Same Shame
  5. Pompeian

On February 3, 2018.

On February 3, 2018, Leon “Ndugu” Chancler died aged 65. He was musician (drums, percussion), composer, music producer and university professor. He recorded and performed with numerous famous artists including Mile Davis, Freddie Hubbard, Bobby Hutcherson,  Eddie Harris, Patti LaBelle, John Lee Hooker, Donna Summer, George Benson, Robbie Robertson, Syreeta Wright, Hampton Hawes, Kenny Rogers, LeAnn Rimes, George Duke, Sheena Easton, Peabo Bryson, Joe Henderson, Lionel Richie, Cheryl Lynn, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Tina Turner, Patrice Rushen, Jennifer Holliday, Harold Land, Minnie Riperton, Azar Lawrence, Santana, Lalo Schifrin, Julian Priester, Thelonious Monk and Herbie Hancock.

On January 21, 2013.

On January 21, 2014, “High Note” label released “Icons & Influences”, the 32nd George Cables album. It was recorded in September 2013, at “Systems Two” in Brooklyn, New York, and was produced by George Cables.

Personnel:

  • George Cables – piano
  • Dezron Douglas – bass
  • Victor Lewis – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by George Cables except where noted

  1. Cedar Walton
  2. Farewell Mulgrew
  3. Happiness
  4. The Duke – Dave Brubeck
  5. Come Sunday – Duke Ellington
  6. Little B’s Poem – Bobby Hutcherson
  7. Nature Boy – Eden Ahbez
  8. Very Early – Bill Evans
  9. Isotope – Joe Henderson
  10. The Very Thought of You – Ray Noble
  11. Mo’ Pan – Aldwyn Roberts
  12. Blue Heart – Benny Golson

In January 1964.

In January 1964, “Blue Note” label released “One Step Beyond”, the 27th Jackie McLean album. It was recorded in April 1963, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Jackie McLean – alto saxophone
  • Grachan Moncur III – trombone
  • Bobby Hutcherson – vibes
  • Eddie Khan – bass
  • Tony Williams – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Jackie McLean except where noted

  1. Saturday and Sunday
  2. Frankenstein – Grachan Moncur III
  3. Blue Rondo
  4. Ghost Town – Grachan Moncur III

On December 17, 2020.

On December 17, 2020, Stanley Cowell died aged 79. He was musician (piano), co-founder of the “Strata-East Records” label, and professor at the “Music Department of the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers”, the “State University of New Jersey”. He recorded with many famous jazz musicians including Gary Bartz, Larry Coryell, Richard Davis, Sonny Fortune, Roy Haynes, Jimmy Heath, The Heath Brothers, Stan Getz, Johnny Griffin, Bobby Hutcherson, J. J. Johnson, Clifford Jordan, Oliver Nelson, Jimmy Owens, Art Pepper, Buddy Terry, Charles Sullivan, Charles Toliver, Roland Kirk, Marion Brown, Harold Land, and Max Roach. As leader Cowell released 34 albums.

In November 1964.

In November 1964, “Blue Note” label released “Destination… Out!”, the 27th Jackie McLean album. It was recorded in September 1963, at “Van Gelder Studios” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Jackie McLean – alto saxophone
  • Grachan Moncur III – trombone
  • Bobby Hutcherson – vibes
  • Larry Ridley – bass
  • Roy Haynes – drums

Track listing:

  1. Love and Hate – Grachan Moncur III
  2. Esoteric – Grachan Moncur III
  3. Kahlil the Prophet – Jackie McLean
  4. Riff Raff – Grachan Moncur III

On March 6, 2020.

On March 6, 2020, Alfred McCoy Tyner died aged 81. He was composer, bandleader and pianist, one of the most recognizable and influential in jazz history. He has recorded and performed with many famous musicians including John Coltrane, Art Blakey, Donald Byrd, George Benson, Art Farmer, Lou Donaldson, Benny Golson, Grant Green, Freddie Hubbard, Joe Henderson, Bobby Hutcherson, Milt Jackson, J.J. Jackson, Blue Mitchell, Hank Mobley, Lee Morgan, David Murray, Julian Priester, Sonny Rollins, Ron Carter, Al Foster, Avery Sharpe, Woody Shaw, Jackie McLean, Cecil McBee, Jack DeJohnette, Wayne Shorter, Sonny Stitt and Stanley Turrentine, As a leader he recorded 74 albums. Tyner was a “NEA Jazz Master” and a five-time “Grammy” winner.

 

On November 26, 1966.

On November 26, 1966, “Blue Note” label released “Mode for Joe”, the fifth Joe Henderson studio album. It was recorded in January 1966, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Engelwood Cliffs.

Personnel:

  • Joe Henderson– tenor saxophone
  • Lee Morgan– trumpet
  • Curtis Fuller– trombone
  • Bobby Hutcherson– vibes
  • Cedar Walton– piano
  • Ron Carter– bass
  • Joe Chambers– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Henderson except where noted.

  1. A Shade of Jade
  2. Mode for Joe – Cedar Walton
  3. Black – Cedar Walton
  4. Caribbean Fire Dance
  5. Granted
  6. Free Wheelin’ – Lee Morgan