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On September 22, 1978.

On September 22, 1978, “All Life” label released “Gitane”, an album by Charlie Haden and Christian Escoudé. It was recorded in September 1978, at “Studio Des Champs Elysees” in Paris, and was produced by Alain Boucanus and Eymeric Adam.

Personnel:

  • Charlie Haden – double bass
  • Christian Escoudé – guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Django Reinhardt except where noted.

  1. Django – John Lewis
  2. Bolero
  3. Manoir de Mes Reves
  4. Gitane – Charlie Haden
  5. Nuages
  6. Dinette
  7. Improvisation – Christian Escoudé

In February 1987.

In February 1987,” Caravan of Dreams” label released “In All Languages”, the 51st Ornette Coleman album. It was recorded in 1986, and was produced by Denardo Coleman.

Personnel:

  • Ornette Coleman – alto and tenor saxophone, trumpet
  • Charlie Ellerbee – electric guitar
  • Bernie Nix – electric guitar
  • Don Cherry – trumpet
  • Jamaaladeen Tacuma – bass guitar
  • Al MacDowell – bass guitar
  • Charlie Haden – double bass
  • Billy Higgins – drums
  • Denardo Coleman – drums
  • Calvin Weston – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Ornette Coleman.

  1. Peace Warriors
  2. Feet Music
  3. Africa is the Mirror of All Colors
  4. Word for Bird
  5. Space Church (Continuous Service)
  6. Latin Genetics
  7. In All Languages
  8. Sound Manual
  9. Mothers of the Veil
  10. Cloning
  11. Music News
  12. Mothers of the Veil
  13. The Art of Love Is Happiness
  14. Latin Genetics
  15. Today, Yesterday and Tomorrow
  16. Listen Up
  17. Feet Music
  18. Space Church (Continuous Service)
  19. Cloning
  20. In All Languages
  21. Biosphere
  22. Story Tellers
  23. Peace Warriors

On December 21, 1997.

On December 21, 1997, “Blue Note” label released “Another Shade of Blue”, the 120th Lee Konitz album. It was recorded in December 1997, at “Jazz Bakery” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Lee Konitz and Charlie Haden.

Personnel:

  • Lee Konitz – alto sax, liner notes
  • Brad Mehldau – piano
  • Charlie Haden – bass
  • Kurt Lundvall – engineer
  • Kenneth Noland – painting
  • Aldo Sampieri – design

Track listing:

  1. Another Shade of Blue – Lee Konitz
  2. Everything Happens to Me – Tom Adair, Matt Dennis
  3. What’s New? – Johnny Burke, Bob Haggart
  4. Body and Soul – Frank Eyton, Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour
  5. All of Us – Charlie Haden, Lee Konitz, Brad Mehldau

In December 1996.

In December 1996, “Blue Note” label released “Alone Together”, the 113th Lee Konitz album. It was recorded in 1996, at “The Jazz Bakery” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Lee Konitz and Charlie Haden

Personnel:

  • Lee Konitz – alto saxophone
  • Brad Mehldau – piano
  • Charlie Haden – bass
  • Kurt Lundvall – engineer
  • Patrick Roques – design
  • Kenneth Knowland – painting
  • Art Lange – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Alone Together – Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz
  2. The Song Is You – Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern
  3. Cherokee – Ray Noble
  4. What Is This Thing Called Love? – Cole Porter
  5. ‘Round Midnight – Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams
  6. You Stepped Out of a Dream – Nacio Herb Brown, Gus Kahn

In November 1959.

In November 1959, “Atlantic” label released “The Shape of Jazz to Come”, the third Ornette Coleman album. It was recorded in May 1959, at “Radio Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Nesuhi Ertegun. In 2012, the “Library of Congress” added the album to the “National Recording Registry”. Magazine “Rolling Stone” included the album in its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. In 2015, the album was inducted into the “Grammy Hall of Fame”.

Personnel:

  • Ornette Coleman – alto saxophone
  • Don Cherry – cornet
  • Charlie Haden – bass
  • Billy Higgins – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Ornette Coleman.

  1. Lonely Woman
  2. Eventually
  3. Peace
  4. Focus on Sanity
  5. Congeniality
  6. Chronology

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