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On October 17, 1995.

On October 17, 1995, “Verve” label released “High Life”, the twentieth Wayne Shorter album. It was recorded in 1995, at Bill Schnee’s studio in North Hollywood,  and was produced by Marcus Miller. In 1997, “High Life” won the “Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Jazz Album”. 

Personnel:

  • Wayne Shorter – tenor, soprano, alto and baritone saxophones
  • Rachel Z – piano, synthesizers, sound design, sequencing
  • David Gilmore – electric guitar
  • Marcus Miller – bass guitar, bass clarinet, rhythm programming
  • Will Calhoun – drums
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • Airto Moreira – percussion
  • Terri Lyne Carrington – drums
  • Munyungo Jackson – percussion
  • Kevin Ricard – percussion
  • David Ward – additional sound design

Track listing:

All tracks by Wayne Shorter.

  1. Children of the Night
  2. At the Fair
  3. Maya
  4. On the Milky Way Express
  5. Pandora Awakened
  6. Virgo Rising
  7. High Life
  8. Midnight in Carlotta’s Hair
  9. Black Swan (in memory of Susan Portlynn Romeo)

In August 1974.

In August 1974, “Mums” label released “Slow Flux”, the seventh Steppenwolf studio album. It was recorded in 1974, at “John Kay’s Studio” and was produced by John Kay, Goldy McJohn, Bobby Cochran, George Biondo, and Jerry Edmonton.

Personnel:

  • John Kay– vocals, guitar
  • Goldy McJohn– keyboards
  • Bobby Cochran– guitar
  • George Biondo– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Jerry Edmonton– drums
  • Charles Black, Don Ellis, Gil Rathel, John Rosenberg, Sam Falzone – horns
  • Skip Konte– Chamberlin
  • Ed Bannon – engineer
  • Arnie Acosta – mastering
  • Jerry Edmonton – art direction, design
  • Tom Gundelfinger – front cover photography
  • Ed Caraeff– back cover and sleeve photography

Track listing:

  1. Gang War Blues – Goldy McJohn, Jerry Edmonton, John Kay, Kim Fowley
  2. Children of the Night – John Kay
  3. Justice Don’t be Slow – John Kay, Joseph B. Richie
  4. Get Into the Wind – Bobby Cochran, Casey Van Beek
  5. Jeraboah – Jack Conrad
  6. Straight Shootin’ Woman – Jerry Edmonton
  7. Smokey Factory Blues – Albert Hammond, Mike Hazlewood
  8. Morning Blue – George Biondo
  9. A Fool’s Fantasy – Goldy McJohn
  10. Fishin; in the Dark – John Kay