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On November 8, 2011.

On November 8, 2011, “Mack Avenue” label released “Conversations with Christian”,  the tenth Christian McBride album. It was recorded in 2011, at “Avatar Studios”, and “MSR Studios” in New York City, “Chicago Recording Company” in Chicago, “LeGonks”  in Los Angeles, and was produced by Christian McBride.

Personnel:

  • Christian McBride – upright bass
  • Angélique Kidjo – vocal
  • Dee Dee Bridgewater – vocal
  • Sting – vocal
  • Gina Gershon – vocal
  • Hank Jones – piano
  • Roy Hargrove – trumpet
  • George Duke – keyboards
  • Regina Carter – violin
  • Ron Blake – saxophone
  • Chick Corea – piano
  • Billy Taylor – piano
  • Russell Malone – guitar
  • Randall Kennedy – creative directo
  • André Kimo – associate producer
  • Mat Lejeune – engineer
  • Fernando Lodeiro – assistant engineer
  • Anna Webber – photography

Track listing:

  1. Afrika – Jean Hébrail, Angélique Kidjo
  2. Fat Bach and Greens – Johann Sebastian Bach, traditional
  3. Consider Me Gone – Sting
  4. Guajeo y Tumbao – Eddie Palmieri
  5. Baubles, Bangles and Beads – George Forrest, Robert Wright
  6. Spiritual – Billy Taylor
  7. It’s Your Thing – O’Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley
  8. Alone Together – Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz
  9. McDukey Blues – Christian McBride
  10. Tango Improvisation #1 – Chick Corea, Christian McBride
  11. Sister Rosa – Christian McBride
  12. Shake ‘n Blake – Christian McBride
  13. Chitlins and Gefiltefish – Christian McBride
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On October 29, 1996.

On October 29, 1996, “Reprise” label released “Being There”, the second Wilco studio album. It was recorded September 1995 – July 1996, at “Chicago Recording Company” and “Warzone Recorders” in Chicago,”The Studio” in Springfield, Missouri, “Moonshine Studios” in Atlanta, Georgia, and was produced by Jeff Tweedy, John John Stirratt, Jay Bennett, Ken Coomer, Max Johnston and Bob Egan.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Tweedy– lead and backing vocals, guitars, bass, radio
  • John Stirratt– bass, piano, violin, backing vocals
  • Jay Bennett– guitars, piano, organ, harmonica, lap steel, drums, accordion, backing vocals
  • Ken Coomer – drums, percussion, guitars, backing vocals
  • Max Johnston – dobro, fiddle, mandolin, banjo, backing vocals
  • Bob Egan – pedal steel, national steel guitar
  • Greg Leisz– pedal steel
  • Larry Williams – tenor sax
  • Gary Grant, Jerry Hey– trumpet
  • Jessy Greene – violin
  • Dan Higgins – baritone sax, tenor sax
  • Jim Rondinelli, Chris Shepard– mastering
  • Ron Lowe, Mike Scotella, Lou Whitney, Chris Shepard– engineers
  • Bob Ludwig, Skip Saylor, Jim Scott – mastering
  • Dahn Davis – graphic design
  • Brad Miller – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jeff Tweedy.

  1. Misunderstood – the verse starting “Take the Guitar Player for a Ride” written by Peter Laughner
  2. Far, Far Away
  3. Monday
  4. Outtasite (Outta Mind)
  5. Forget the Flowers
  6. Red-Eyed and Blue
  7. I Got You (At the End of the Century)
  8. What’s the World Got in Store
  9. Hotel Arizona
  10. Say You Miss Me
  11. Sunken Treasure
  12. Someday Soon
  13. Outta Mind (Outta Sight)
  14. Someone Else’s Song
  15. Kingpin
  16. (Was I) In Your Dreams
  17. Why Would You Wanna Live
  18. The Lonely 1
  19. Dreamer in My Dreams

 

On October 24, 1995.

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On October 24, 1995, “Virgin” label released “Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness”, the third Smashing Pumpkins studio album. It was recorded March – August 1995, at “Pumpkinland”;  “Sadlands & Bugg Studios”; “Chicago Recording Company” and “The Village Recorder”, and was produced by Alan Moulder, Billy Corgan and Flood.”Rolling Stones” magazine ranked the album at number 487 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. “Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness” was certified 4 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”; Platinum in Belgium by “BEA”; Diamond in Canada by “CRIA”; Platinum in France by “SNEP”; 2 x Platinum in Ireland by “IRMA”; Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”; 2 x Platinum in Portugal by “AFP”; Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and Diamond in the US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Jimmy Chamberlin– drums, vocals
  • Billy Corgan– lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitar, piano, mellotron, production, mixing, string arrangement, art direction and design
  • James Iha– lead and rhythm guitar; vocals, mixing
  • D’arcy Wretzky– bass guitar, vocals
  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra– orchestra
  • Greg Leisz– pedal and lap steel guitar
  • Roger Carpenter – technical assistance
  • John Craig – illustration
  • Flood– mixer
  • Andrea Giacobbe – photograph
  • Barry Goldberg – additional vocal recording, mixing assistance
  • Adam Green – technical assistance
  • Dave Kresl – string recording assistance
  • Tim “Gooch” Lougee – technical assistance
  • Guitar Dave Mannet – technical assistance
  • Jeff Moleski – technical assistance
  • Alan Moulder– mixer
  • Frank Olinsky – art direction and design
  • Claudine Pontier – recording assistance
  • Audrey Riley– string arrangement
  • Chris Shepard– recording
  • Russ Spice – technical assistance
  • Howie Weinberg– mastering

Track listing:

  1. Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness
  2. Tonight, Tonight
  3. Jellybelly
  4. Zero
  5. Here Is No Why
  6. Bullet with Butterfly Wings
  7. To Forgive
  8. Fuck You (An Ode to No One)
  9. Love
  10. Cupid de Locke
  11. Galapagos
  12. Muzzle
  13. Porcelina of the Vast Oceans
  14. Take Me Down
  15. Where Boys Fear to Tread
  16. Bodies
  17. Thirty – Three
  18. In the Arms of Sleep
  19. 1979
  20. Tales of a Scorched Earth
  21. Thru the Eyes of Ruby
  22. Stumbleine
  23. Y.U.
  24. We Only Come Out at Night
  25. Beautiful
  26. Lily (My One and Only)
  27. By Starlight
  28. Farewell and Goodnight

 

On August 27, 1996.

Pearl Jam- No Code

On August 27, 1996, “Epic” label released “No Code”, the fourth Pearl Jam studio album. It was recorded July 1995 – May 1996, at “Chicago Recording Company” in Chicago, Illinois; ”Kingsway Studio” in New Orleans,Louisiana, “Studio Litho” in Seattle,Washington, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien and Pearl Jam. The album became the first Pearl Jam album to not reach multi-platinum status, receiving a single platinum certification by the “RIAA” in the US.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Ament– bass guitar, guitar, Chapman, vocals, Polaroids, black-and-whitephotography
  • Stone Gossard– guitar, vocals, piano, lead vocals
  • Jack Irons– drums
  • Mike McCready– guitar, Polaroids
  • Eddie Vedder– lead vocals, guitar, harmonica, Polaroids; credited as “Jerome Turner” for layout, concept of No Code
  • Barry Ament, Chris McGann – Polaroids, layout
  • Matt Bayles, Caram Costanzo, Jeff Lane – assistant engineering
  • Paul J. Bubak, A. Fields – Polaroids
  • Nick DiDia– mixing, recording
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Lancer Mercer – Polaroids, black-and-white photography
  • Brendan O’Brien– mixing, piano

Track listing:

All lyrics by Eddie Vedder, except where noted.

  1. Sometimes – Eddie Vedder
  2. Hail, Hail – Stone Gossard, Jeff Ament, Mike McCready
  3. Who You Are – Stone Gossard, Jack Irons, Eddie Vedder
  4. In My Tree – Stone Gossard, Jack Irons, Eddie Vedder
  5. Smile – Jeff Ament
  6. Off He Goes – Eddie Vedder
  7. Habit – Eddie Vedder
  8. Red Mosquito – Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard, Jack Irons, Mike McCready, Eddie Vedder
  9. Lukin – Eddie Vedder
  10. Present Tense – Mike McCready
  11. Mankind – Stone Gossard
  12. I’m Open – Jack Irons, Eddie Vedder
  13. Around the Bend – Eddie Vedder

On June 2, 1998.

Adore

On June 2, 1998, “Virgin” label released “Adore”, the fourth Smashing Pumpkins studio album. It was recorded June 1997 – March 1998, at “Sunset Sound”, “The Village Recorder” and “Chicago Recording Company”, and was produced by Billy Corgan, Flood and Brad Wood.

Personnel:

  • Billy Corgan– vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards, production, mixing, art direction, design
  • James Iha– guitar, vocals
  • D’arcy Wretzky– bass guitar
  • Matt Walker– drums
  • Matt Cameron– drums
  • Joey Waronker– drums
  • Dennis Flemion– vocals
  • Jimmy Flemion– additional vocals
  • Bon Harris– programming, vocals
  • Brad Wood– engineering, vocals, organ
  • Robbie Adams –engineering, mixing
  • Chris Brickley – recording assistant
  • Flood– mixing
  • Eric Greedy – mix assistant
  • Steve Johnson – recording assistant
  • Ron Lowe – recording assistant
  • Jay Nicholas – mix assistant
  • Frank Olinsky – art direction, design
  • Neil Perry – engineer, mixing
  • Matt Prock – recording assistant
  • Chris Shepard – engineer
  • Jamie Siegel – mix assistant
  • Bjorn Thorsrud– digital editing, engineering
  • Ed Tinley – recording assistant
  • Andy Van Dette – digital editing
  • Jeff Vereb – recording assistant
  • Howie Weinberg– mastering
  • Howard C. Willing – engineering, mix assistant
  • John Wydrycs – mix assistant
  • Yelena Yemchuk– photography, art direction and design

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Corgan.

  1. To Sheila
  2. Ava Adore
  3. Perfect
  4. Daphne Descends
  5. Once Upon a Time
  6. Tear
  7. Crestfallen
  8. Appels + Oranjes
  9. Pug
  10. The Tale of Dusty and Pistol Pete
  11. Annie – Dog
  12. Shame
  13. Behold! The Night Mare
  14. For Martha
  15. Blank Page