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On May 3, 2019.

On May 3, 2019, “Columbia” label released “Father of the Bride”, the fourth Vampire Weekend studio album. It was recorded January 2016 – August 2018, at “Effie Street” in  Silverlake, California, “Vox” in Hollywood, “Sony” in Akasaka, Minato, Japan, and was produced by Ariel Rechtshaid, Ezra Koenig, BloodPop, DJ Dahi and Rostam Batmanglij.

Personnel:

  • Ezra Koenig – lead vocals, guitars, mixing
  • Rostam Batmanglij – 12-string acoustic guitar
  • Tommy King – piano
  • Buddy Ross – synthesizers, Wurlitzer, piano, strings, backing vocals 
  • Matt Chamberlain – drums
  • Greg Leisz – electric and pedal steel guitar
  • David Longstreth – guitar, backing vocals
  • Jake Longstreth – guitar
  • John Nixon – guitar
  • Ariel Rechtshaid – guitar
  •  Steve Lacy – lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Sam Gendel – saxophone
  • Serena McKinney – violins 
  • Danielle Haim – lead and backing vocals
  • Jude Law – lead vocals
  • Jenny Lewis – vocal sample
  • Ariel Rechtshaid – engineer, mixing
  • Buddy Ross – engineer, mixing
  • Shawn Everett – engineer, mixing
  • Rostam Batmanglij – engineer, mixing
  • Dalton Ricks – engineer
  • Nick Rowe – engineer
  • Chris Kasych – engineer
  • John DeBold – engineer
  • Hiroya Takayama – engineer
  • Takemasa Kosaka – engineer
  • Dave Schiffman – engineer
  • P-Thugg (Patrick Gemayel) – engineer
  • Michael Harris – engineer
  • Jude Law – engineer
  • Manny Marroquin – mixing
  • Chris Galland – mixing
  • Robin Florent – mixing assistant
  • Scott Desmarais – mixing assistant
  • Emily Lazar – mastering
  • Chris Allgood – mastering assistant
  • Nick Harwood – art direction
  • Primo Kahn – cover design
  • Public-Library – cover design
  • Brendan Ratzlaff – illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Ezra Koenig, except where noted.

  1. Hold You Now – Ezra Koenig, Hans Zimmer
  2. Harmony Hall
  3. Bambina
  4. This Life – Ezra Koenig, Makonnen Sheran, Mark Ronson
  5. Big Blue
  6. How Long? – Ezra Koenig, William Shelby, Stephen Shockley, Leon F. Silvers III
  7. Unbearably White
  8. Rich Man – Ezra Koenig, S. E. Rogie
  9. Married in a Gold Rush
  10. My Mistake – Ezra Koenig, Ludwig Göransson
  11. Sympathy – Ezra Koenig, Ariel Rechtshaid
  12. Sunflower
  13. Flower Moon – Ezra Koenig, Ariel Rechtshaid
  14. 2021 – Haruomi Hososno, Ezra Koenig
  15. We Belong Together – Ezra Koenig, Rostam Batmanglij
  16. Stranger
  17. Spring Snow – Ezra Koenig, BloodPop, Sam Gendel
  18. Jerusalem, New York, Berlin

On April 15, 1982.

On April 15, 1982, “Columbia” label released “Lite Me Up”, the 28th Herbie Hancock album. It was recorded 1981 – 1982, at “George Massenburg Studio” in Los Angeles,  “El Dorado Studios” in Hollywood, “Garden Rake Studios”, and was produced by Herbie Hancock, Jay Graydon and Narada Michael Walden.

Personnel:

  • Herbie Hancock – vocals, clavinet, keyboards, Minimoog, piano, synthesizer, synthesizer drums, vocoder
  • Steve Lukather, David Williams, Jay Graydon – guitar
  • David Foster – piano
  • Michael Boddicker, Corrado Rustici, Frank Martin – synthesizer
  • Louis Johnson, Randy Jackson, Abraham Laboriel, Sr. – bass
  • Narada Michael Walden, Jeff Porcaro, John “J.R.” Robinson – drums
  • Paulinho da Costa – percussion
  • Gary Herbig – saxophone, woodwind
  • Jerry Hey – flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Chuck Findley – trombone, trumpet
  • William Frank “Bill” Reichenbach, Jr. – trombone
  • Wayne Anthony – lead vocals
  • Patrice Rushen – vocals, vocoder
  • Patti Austin, Paulette Williams, Jim Gilstrap, Venette Gloud, Linda Lawrence, John Lehman, Richard Page – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Lite Me Up! – Rod Temperton
  2. The Bomb – Herbie Hancock, Rod Temperton
  3. Gettin’ to the Good Part – Herbie Hancock, Rod Temperton
  4. Paradise – Bill Champlin, David Foster, Jay Graydon, Herbie Hancock
  5. Can’t Hide Your Love – Jeffrey Cohen, Herbie Hancock, Narada Michael Walden
  6. The Fun Tracks – Rod Temperton
  7. Motor Mouth – Rod Temperton
  8. Give It All Your Heart – Herbie Hancock, Rod Temperton

On April 9, 2021.

On April 9, 2021, “Columbia” label released “Amazônia”, the twenty-first Jean-Michel Jarre studio album. It was recorded in 2021, at “JMJ Studio” in Paris, and was produced by Jean-Michel Jarre. The album is a 52-minute musical score for the exhibition “Amazônia”, a project by photographer and filmmaker Sebastião Salgado. The project focuses on the Brazilian Amazon, featuring more than 200 photographs and other media by Salgado.

Personnel:

  • Jean-Michel Jarre – mixing
  • Patrick Pelamourgues – technical assistance
  • David Perreau – mastering
  • Sebastião Salgado – Amazônia photographs
  • Gong Li – Jean-Michel Jarre portrait
  • Renato Amoroso – Sebastião Salgado portrait
  • Eric BDFCK Cornic – graphic design

Track listing:

All tracks by Jean-Michel Jarre.

  1. Amazônia Part 1
  2. Amazônia Part 2
  3. Amazônia Part 3
  4. Amazônia Part 4
  5. Amazônia Part 5
  6. Amazônia Part 6
  7. Amazônia Part 7
  8. Amazônia Part 8
  9. Amazônia Part 9

In April 1957.

In April 1957, “Columbia” label released “Such Sweet Thunder”, album by Duke Ellington. It was recorded August 1956 – March 1957, and was produced by Irving Townsend. The album is a twelve-part suite based on the work of William Shakespeare.

Personnel:

  • Duke Ellington – piano
  • Johnny Hodges – alto saxophone
  • Paul Gonsalves – tenor saxophone
  • Jimmy Hamilton – clarinet, tenor saxophone
  • Russell Procope – clarinet, alto saxophone
  • Harry Carney – bass clarinet, baritone saxophone
  • Cat Anderson – trumpet
  • Clark Terry – trumpet
  • Ray Nance – trumpet
  • Willie Cook – trumpet
  • Quentin Jackson – trombone
  • John Sanders – trombone
  • Britt Woodman – trombone
  • Jimmy Woode – bass
  • Sam Woodyard – drums
  • Billy Strayhorn – orchestration
  • Howard Fritzson – art direction
  • Randall Martin – design
  • Don Hunstein – photography
  • Irving Townsend – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn, except where noted.

  1. Such Sweet Thunder – Cleo
  2. Sonnet for Caesar
  3. Sonnet to Hank Cinq
  4. Lady Mac
  5. Sonnet in Search of a Moor
  6. The Telecasters
  7. Up and Down, Up and Down (I Will Lead Them Up and Down) – Puck
  8. Sonnet for Sister Kate
  9. The Star-Crossed Lovers
  10. Madness in Great Ones – Hamlet
  11. Half the Fun
  12. Circle of Fourths

In April 1957.

In April 1957, “Columbia” label released “Jay and Kai”, album by J. J. Johnson and Kai Winding. It was recorded in November 1955, July – December 17, 1956, and January 1957 in New York City.

Personnel:

  • J. J. Johnson – trombone, trombonium 
  • Kai Winding – trombone, trombonium
  • Wayne Andre, Carl Fontana – trombone
  • Dick Leib – bass trombone 
  • Bobby Jaspar – tenor saxophone
  • Roy Frazee, Hank Jones, Dick Katz – piano
  • Bill Crow, Percy Heath, Milt Hinton, Kenny O’Brien – bass
  • Kenny Clarke, Jack Franklin, Elvin Jones, Shadow Wilson – drums
  • Candido Camero – bongos

Track listing:

  1. You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To – Cole Porter
  2. Caribe – Kai Winding
  3. Happiness Is a Thing Called Joe – Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg
  4. The Song Is You – Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II
  5. In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning – David Mann, Bob Hilliard
  6. Yes, You – Dick Leib
  7. Tromboniums in Motion – J. J. Johnson
  8. How High the Moon – Morgan Lewis, Nancy Hamilton
  9. Violets for Your Furs – Matt Dennis, Tom Adair
  10. Too Close for Comfort – Jerry Bock, George David Weiss, Larry Holofcener
  11. ‘S Wonderful – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  12. I Should Care – Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston, Sammy Cahn

In March 1970.

In March 1970, “Columbia” label released “Oneness: Silver Dreams – Golden Reality”, the third Carlos Santana album.  It was recorded December 1977 – January at “Osaka Kōsei Nenkin Kaikan” in Osaka (live recordings), and at “The Automatt” in San Francisco, and was produced by Carlos Santana.

Personnel:

  • Carlos Santana – vocals, electric guitar
  • Greg Walker – vocals
  • Deborah Santana – vocals
  • Saunders King – vocals, guitar
  • Chris Solberg – guitar, Hammond organ
  • Tom Coster – vocals, keyboards
  • Narada Michael Walden – piano, Hammond organ
  • Chris Rhyne – keyboards 
  • Bob Levy – strings, synthesizer
  • Clare Fischer – piano, string arrangements, conductor
  • David Margen – bass guitar
  • Graham Lear – drums
  • Armando Peraza – vocals, percussion
  • Pete Escovedo – timbales

Track listing:

All tracks by Carlos Santana, except where noted.

  1. The Chosen Hour
  2. Arise Awake
  3. Light Versus Darkness
  4. Jim Jeannie – Chico Hamilton
  5. Transformation Day – Alan Hovhaness, Carlos Santana
  6. Victory
  7. Silver Dreams Golden Smiles – Tom Coster, Carlos Santana, Greg Walker
  8. Cry of the Wikderness
  9. Guru’s Song – Sri Chinmoy
  10. Oneness
  11. Life Is Just a Passing Parade
  12. Golden Dawn
  13. Free As the Morning Sun
  14. I Am Free – Sri Chinmoy, Carlos Santana
  15. Song for Devadip – Narada Michael Walden

In March 1963.

In March 1963, “Columbia” label released “Free Fall”, the 22nd Jimmy Giuffre album. It was recorded July – November 1962, at “Columbia Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Michael Cuscuna and Teo Macero.

Personnel:

  • Jimmy Giuffre – clarinet
  • Paul Bley – piano
  • Steve Swallow – double bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Jimmy Giuffre

  1. Propulsion
  2. Threewe
  3. Ornothoids
  4. Dichotomy
  5. Man Alone
  6. Spasmodic
  7. Yggdrasill
  8. Divided Man
  9. Primordial Call
  10. The Five Ways

In March 1965.

In March 1965, “Columbia” label released “The Sound of 65”, the debut Graham Bond Organisation (The) album. It was recorded in 1965, and was produced by Robert Stigwood.

Personnel:

  • Graham Bond – vocals, Hammond organ, Mellotron, alto saxophone
  • Dick Heckstall-Smith – tenor saxophone
  • Jack Bruce – electric and acoustic basses, vocals, harmonica
  • Ginger Baker – drums

Track listing:

  1. Hoochie Koochie Man – Willie Dixon
  2. Baby Make Love to Me – Janet Godfrey, John Group
  3. Neighbour, Neighbour – Alton Joseph Valier
  4. Early in the Morning – traditional, arranged by John Group
  5. Spanish Blues – Graham Bond
  6. Oh Baby – Graham Bond
  7. Little Girl – Graham Bond
  8. I Want You – Graham Bond
  9. Wade in the Water – traditional, arranged by John Group, Paul Getty
  10. Got My Mojo Working – McKinley Morganfield
  11. Train Time – John Group
  12. Baby Be Good to Me – Janet Godfrey, John Group
  13. Half a Man – Graham Bond
  14. Tammy – Jay Livingston, Ray Evans

On March 18, 1997.

On March 18, 1997, “Columbia” label released “Nine Lives”, the twelfth Aerosmith studio album. It was recorded September – November 1996, at “Avatar” in New York City, “The Boneyard” (Joe Perry’s home studio, and was produced by Kevin Shirley, Joe Perry, Steven Tyler, Brad Whitford, Tom Hamilton and Joey Kramer.

Personnel:

  • Steven Tyler – lead vocals, keyboards, hand organ, piano, harmonica, hammer dulcimer, percussion, horn arrangements, engineer
  • Joe Perry – guitar, slide guitar, dulcimer, backing vocals, engineer
  • Brad Whitford – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Tom Hamilton – bass guitar, Chapman Stick
  • Joey Kramer – drums
  • John Webster – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Ramesh Mishra – sarangi
  • Sander Selover – programming
  • David Campbell – string and horn arrangements, conductor
  • Suzie Katayama – strings, conductor
  • Elliot Scheiner, Kevin Shirley – engineer, mixing
  • Mark Hudson, Rory Romano – engineer
  • Leon Zervos – mastering
  • David Frangioni – production engineer
  • Christopher Austopchuk, Gail Marowitz – art direction, photography
  • Jeanne Greco – calligraphy
  • F. Scott Schafer – photography

Track listing:

  1. Nine Lives – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Marti Frederiksen
  2. Falling in Love (Is Hard on the Knees) – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Glen Ballard
  3. Hole in My Soul – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Desmond Child
  4. Taste of India – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Glen Ballard
  5. Full Circle – Steven Tyler, Taylor Rhodes
  6. Something’s Gotta Give – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Marti Frederiksen
  7. Ain’t That a Bitch – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Desmond Child
  8. The Farm – Steven Tyler, Mark Hudson, Steve Dudas
  9. Crash – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Mark Hudson, Dominic Miler
  10. Kiss Your Past Goodbye – Steven Tyler, Mark Hudson
  11. Pink – Steven Tyler, Richard Supa, Glen Ballard
  12. Attitude Adjustment – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Marti Fredeiksen
  13. Fallen Angels – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Richard Supa

In February 1983.

In February 1983, “Columbia” label released “Procession”, the eleventh Weather Report album. It was recorded in 1982, and was produced by Josef Zawinul and Wayne Shorter.

Personnel:

  • Josef Zawinul – keyboards
  • Wayne Shorter – soprano and tenor saxophones
  • Victor Bailey – bass
  • Omar Hakim – vocals, drums, guitar
  • José Rossy – percussion, concertina
  • The Manhattan Transfer – vocals
  • Neil Dorfsman, Tom Fouce, Mitch Gibson, Tom Miller – engineer
  • John Lykes – cover artwork
  • Bruce Talamon – photography

Track listing:

  1. Procession – Josef Zawinul
  2. Plaza Real – Wayne Shorter
  3. Two Lines – Josef Zawinul
  4. Where the Moon Goes – lyrics by Nan O’Byrne and Josef Zawinul, music by Josef Zawinul
  5. The Well – Wayne Shorter, Joseph Zawinul
  6. Molasses Run – Omar Hakim