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On September 21, 1993.

On September 21, 1993, “Warner Bros” label released “Wish”, the second Joshua Redman studio album. It was recorded in 1993, at “Power Station” and “Village Vanguard” in New York City, and was produced by Matt Pierson.

Personnel:

  • Joshua Redman – tenor saxophone
  • Pat Metheny – guitar
  • Charlie Haden – double bass
  • Billy Higgins – drums

 Track listing:

  1. Turnaround – Ornette Coleman
  2. Soul Dance – Joshua Redman
  3. Make Sure You’re Sure – Stevie Wonder
  4. The Deserving Many – Joshua Redman
  5. We Had a Sister – Pat Metheny
  6. Moose the Mooche – Charlie Parker
  7. Tears in Heaven – Eric Clapton
  8. Whittlin – Pat Metheny
  9. Wish (live) – Joshua Redman
  10. Blues for Pat (live) – Charlie Haden

In May 1974.

In May 1974, “Milestone” label released “The Elements”, the 16th Joe Henderson album. It was recorded in October 1973, at “The Village Recorder” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Joe Henderson – tenor sax, flute, alto flute
  • Alice Coltrane – piano, harp, tanpura, harmonium
  • Michael White – violin
  • Charlie Haden – bass
  • Leon “Ndugu” Chancler – drums
  • Kenneth Nash – congas, North African Sakara Drum, bells, gong, percussion, flute (3), narrator
  • Baba Duru Oshun – percussion, tabla

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Henderson.

  1. Fire
  2. Air
  3. Water
  4. Earth

on January 11, 2021.

On January 11, 2021, Howard Lewis Johnson died aged 79. He was musician (tuba, baritone saxophone, bass clarinet, trumpet), member and leader of the tuba ensembles Tuba Libre, Substructure, and Gravity. He recorded and performed with some of the world best known musicians and bands, including George Gruntz, Hank Crawford, Gil Evans, Charles Mingus, Hank Crawford, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Archie Shepp, Hank Mobley, Levon Helm, Tomasz Stanko, Gary Burton, Gábor Szabó, Bob Thiele, Charlie Haden, Jazz Composers, Andrew Hill, Leon Thomas, Johnny Coles, Taj Mahal, Charles Tolliver, The Band, Carla Bley, John Lennon, Sam Rivers, Gato Barbieri, Jaco Pastorius, Muddy Waters, Dexter Gordon, Clifford Jordan, David “Fathead” Newman,  James Taylor, Jack De Johnette, Jimmy Heath, Franco Ambrosetti, George Gruntz, Miles Davis, Quincy Jones, NDR Big Band, Ray Anderson, Barbara Dennerlein, John Scofield, T. S. Monk, Mario Pavone, and Chet Baker. As leader he released four albums.

On November 21, 1995.

On November 21, 1995, “DIW” label released “Don’t Blame Me”, the seventh Marc Ribot album. It was recorded 1994 – 1995, in New York City, and was produced by Marc Ribot.

Personnel:

  • Marc Ribot – guitars

Track listing:

  1. I’m in the Mood for Love – Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh
  2. Noise 1 – Marc Ribot
  3. Don’t Blame Me – Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh
  4. Ghosts – Albert Ayler
  5. Spigot – Marc Ribot
  6. Body and Soul – Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton
  7. Bouncin’ Around – Gus Deloof
  8. Solitude – Eddie DeLange, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills
  9. Dinah – Harry Akst, Sam M. Lewis, Joe Young
  10. Song for Ché – Charlie Haden
  11. These Foolish Things – Harry Link, Holt Marvell, Jack Strachey
  12. Noise 2 – Marc Ribot
  13. Ol’ Man River – Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern

On November 2, 1970.

On November 2, 1970, “Atlantic” label released “The Art of the Improvisers”, the ninth Ornette Coleman album. It was recorded May – October 1959, July 1960, January – March 1961, and was produced by Nesuhi Ertegun.

Personnel:

  • Ornette Coleman — alto and tenor saxophone
  • Don Cherry — pocket trumpet; cornet
  • Charlie Haden — bass
  • Scott LaFaro — bass
  • Jimmy Garrison — bass
  • Billy Higgins — drums
  • Ed Blackwell — drums 

All tracks by Ornette Coleman.

  1. The Circle with a Hole in the Middle
  2. Just for You
  3. The Fifth of Beethoven
  4. The Alchemy of Scott LaFaro
  5. Moon Inhabitants
  6. The Legends of Bebop
  7. Harlem’s Manhattan

On October 19, 1995.

On October 19, 1995, Donald Eugene Cherry died aged 58. He was a musician (trumpet), one of the pioneers in world fusion in the 60s and 70s. Cherry recorded and performed with a number of musicians and bands including Ornette Coleman, Paul Bley, Sonny Rollins, New York Contemporary Five, Naná Vasconcelos, La Monte Young, Abdullah Ibrahim, Carla Bley, Charlie Haden, Allen Ginsberg, Charles Brackeen, Codona, Albert Ayler, Clifford Jordan, Steve Lacy, Michael Mantler, Sunny Murray, Jim Pepper, George Russell, Sun Ra, Lou Reed, Charlie Rouse, Albert Heath, James Mtume, Herbie Hancock, Ed Blackwell, Steve Hillage, Collin Walcott, Latif Khan, Johnny Dyani, Masahiko Togashi, Bengt Berger, Rip Rig + Panic, Bengt Berger Bitter Funeral Beer Band, Dag Vag, Frank Lowe, Jai Uttal, and Ed Blackwell.

On October 4, 1971.

On October 4, 1971, “Atlantic” label released “Twins”, the tenth Ornette Coleman album. It was recorded 1959 – 1961, assembled without Coleman’s input, comprising outtakes from recording sessions of 1959 to 1961 for “The Shape of Jazz to Come”, “This Is Our Music”, “Free Jazz: A Collective Improvisation”, and “Ornette!”. Sessions for “Monk and the Nun” took place at “Radio Recorders” in Hollywood, for “First Take” at “A&R Studios” in New York City, and all others at “Atlantic Studios” in Manhattan. The album was produced by Nesuhi Ertegün.

Personnel:

  • Ornette Coleman – alto saxophone
  • Don Cherry – pocket trumpet; cornet on “Monk and the Nun”
  • Charlie Haden – bass on 1959 and 1960 tracks
  • Scott LaFaro – bass on “First Take” and “Check Up”
  • Billy Higgins – drums on “First Take” and “Monk and the Nun”
  • Ed Blackwell – drums on 1960 and 1961 tracks
  • Freddie Hubbard – trumpet on “First Take”
  • Eric Dolphy – bass clarinet on “First Take”

Track listing:

All tracks by Ornette Coleman.

  1. First Take – December 21, 1960
  2. Little Symphony – July 19, 1960
  3. Monk and the Nun – May 22, 1959
  4. Check Up – January 31, 1961
  5. Joy of a Toy – July 26, 1960

On August 31, 2004.

On August 31, 2004, “Verve” label released “Land of the Sun”, the 17th Charlie Haden album. It was recorded in December 2003 and was produced by Gonzalo Rubalcaba and Ruth Cameron. In 2005, “Land of the Sun” won Haden the “Grammy Award for Best Latin Jazz Album”.

Personnel:

  • Charlie Haden – bass
  • Gonzalo Rubalcaba– piano
  • Ignacio Berroa– drums
  • Joe Lovano– tenor saxophone
  • Miguel Zenon– alto saxophone
  • Michael Rodriquez – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Oriente Lopez – flute
  • Larry Koonse – guitar
  • Lionel Loueke– guitar
  • Juan De La Cruz – percussion

Track listing:

  1. Fuiste Tú – Marroquín, Sabre
  2. Sueño Sólo con Tu Amor – Marroquín, Sabre
  3. Canción de Cuna a Patricia – Marroquín
  4. Solamente una Vez – Lara
  5. Nostalgia – Marroquín
  6. De Siempre – Marroquín
  7. Añoranza – Marroquín
  8. Cuando Te Podré Olvidar – Marroquín, Sabre
  9. Esta Tarde Vi Llover – Manzanero
  10. Canción a Paola – Marroquín

On July 28, 1992.

On July 28, 1992, “Verve” label released “Haunted Heart”, the fourth Charlie Haden’s Quartet West album. It was recorded in October 1991, at “Studio Plateforme” in Sète, and was produced by Charlie Haden and Hans Wendl.

Personnel:

  • Charlie Haden– bass
  • Ernie Watts- tenor saxophone
  • Alan Broadbent- piano
  • Larance Marable- drums
  • Billie Holiday(track 12), Jo Stafford (track 3), Jeri Southern (track 8) – vocals

Track listing:

  1.  Introduction- Max Steiner, Adolph Deutsch
  2. Hello My Lovely – Charlie Haden
  3. Haunted Heart – Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz
  4. Dance of the Infidels – Bud Powell
  5. The Long Goodbye – Alan Broadbent
  6. Moonlight Serenade – Glenn Miller, Mitchell Parish
  7. Lennie’s Pennies – Lennie Tristano
  8. Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye – Cole Porter
  9. Lady in the Lake – Alan Broadbent
  10. Segment – Charlie Parker
  11. The Bad and the Beautiful – David Raksin
  12. Deep Song – Douglass Cross, George Cory

 

On June 13, 2014.

On June 13, 2014, “ECM” label released “Last Dance”, an album by Keith Jarrett and Charlie Haden. It was recorded in March 2007, at “Cavelight Studio” in Oxford, New Jersey, and was produced by Keith Jarrett.

Personnel:

  • Keith Jarrett – piano
  • Charlie Haden – double bass

Track listing:

  1. My Old Flame – Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston
  2. My Ship – Ira Gershwin, Kurt Weill
  3. Round Midnight – Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams
  4. Dance of the Infidels – Bud Powell
  5. It Might As Well Be Spring – Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers
  6. Everything Happens to Me – Thomas Adair, Matt Dennis
  7. Where Can I Go Without You, Peggy Lee, Victor Young
  8. Every Time We Say Goodbye, Cole Porter
  9. Goodbye – Gordon Jenkins