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On August 21, 2001.

On August 21, 2001, “ECM” label released “Hyperion with Higgins”, the 32nd Charles Lloyd album. It was recorded December 1999, at “Cello Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Charles Lloyd– tenor saxophone
  • John Abercrombie– guitar
  • Brad Mehldau– piano
  • Larry Grenadier– bass
  • Billy Higgins– drums

Track listing:

 All tracks by Charles Lloyd.

  1. Dancing Waters, Big Sur to Bahia
  2. Bharati
  3. Secret Life of the Forbidden City
  4. Miss Jessye
  5. Hyperion With Higgins
  6. Darkness on the Delta Suite: Mother Where Art Thou/Robert Johnson on the Banks of the Ganges/Perseverance/Till the River Runs Free/Peace in the Storm
  7. Dervish on the Glory B
  8. The Caravan Moves On
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On August 21, 2000.

On August 21, 2000, “ECM” label released “The Water Is Wide”, the 31st Charles Lloyd album. It was recorded December 1999, at “Cello Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Charles Lloyd– tenor saxophone
  • John Abercrombie– guitar
  • Brad Mehldau– piano
  • Larry Grenadier– bass
  • Billy Higgins– drums
  • Darek Oles– bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Charles Lloyd except where noted.

  1. Georgia – Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell
  2. The Water Is Wide – traditional
  3. Black Butterfly – Duke Ellington, Irving Mills
  4. Ballade and Allegro
  5. Figure in Blue
  6. Lotus Blossom – Billy Strayhorn
  7. The Monk and the Mermaid
  8. Song of Her – Cecil McBee
  9. Lady Day
  10. Heaven – Duke Ellington
  11. There Is a Balm in Gilead – traditional
  12. Prayer

On July 21, 2009.

On July 21, 2009, “Thrill Jockey” label released “I’m Going Away”, the eight Fiery Furnaces album. It was recorded December 2008 – February 2009, and was produced by Matthew Friedberger.

Personnel:

  • Matthew Friedberger- vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Eleanor Friedberger- vocals
  • Jason Loewenstein- bass
  • Bob D’Amico- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Eleanor Friedberger.

  1. I’m Going Away
  2. Drive to Dallas
  3. The End is Near
  4. Charmaine Champagne
  5. Cut the Cake
  6. Even in the Rain
  7. Staring at the Steeple
  8. Ray Bouvier
  9. Keep Me in the Dark
  10. Lost at Sea
  11. Cups & Punches
  12. Take Me Round Again

On July 21, 1997.

On July 21, 1997, “HevyDevy” label released “Ocean Machine: Biomech”, the second Devin Townsend studio album. It was recorded September – December 1996, and was produced by Devin Townsend.

Personnel:

  • Devin Townsend– vocals, guitar, keyboards, mixing, editing
  • JR Harder – bass
  • Marty Chapman – drums
  • Chris Valagao – backing vocals
  • John Morgan – keyboards, samples, engineering
  • Matteo Caratozzolo – editing
  • Tim Oberthier – engineering
  • Sheldon Zaharko– engineering
  • Daniel Bergstrand – recording, mixing
  • Victor Morden – mixing assistance
  • Masa Noda – artwork
  • Daniel Collins – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Devin Townsend.

  1. Wave
  2. Life
  3. Night
  4. Hide Nowhere
  5. Sister
  6. 3 A.M.
  7. Voices in the Fan
  8. Greetings
  9. Regulator
  10. Funeral
  11. Bastard
  • Not One of My Better Days
  • The Girl from Blue City
  1. The Death of Music
  2. Thing Beyond Thing

On June 18, 1976.

On June 18, 1976, “Riva” label released “A Night on the Town”, the seventh Rod Stewart album. It was recorded December 1975 – April 1976, at “Cherokee Recording Studios” in Hollywood, “Muscle Shoals Sound” in Sheffield, “Criteria” in  Miami” in Nederland, CO, and was produced by Tom Dowd. The cover art is based on Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s painting “Bal du moulin de la Galette”.

Personnel:

  • Rod Stewart – vocals
  • Donald Dunn, Bob Glaub, David Hood, Willie Weeks, Lee Sklar– bass guitar
  • Steve Cropper, Billy Peek, Joe Walsh, Jesse Ed Davis, David Lindley, Fred Tackett– guitar
  • John Barlow Jarvis, David Foster, Barry Beckett, J. Smith – keyboards
  • Roger Hawkins, Andy Newmark, Al Jackson Jr., Rick Shlosser– drums
  • Tommy Vig, Joe Lala– percussion
  • Jimmy Horowitz, Mel Lewis, Arif Mardin– string arrangements
  • Tower of Power Horn section – French horn
  • Jerry Jumonville, Plas Johnson– tenor saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Rod Stewart, except where noted.

Slow Side

  1. Tonight’s the Night (Gonna Be Alright)
  2. The First Cut Is the Deepest – Cat Stevens
  3. Fool for You
  4. The Killing of Georgie (Part I and II)

Fast Side

  1. The Balltrap
  2. Pretty Flamingo – Mark Barkan
  3. Big Bayou – Gib Guilbeau
  4. The Wild Side of Life – Arlie Carter, William Warren
  5. Trade Winds – Ralph MacDonald, William Salter

On May 25, 1996.

On May 25, 1996, “InsideOut” label released “Retropolis”, the second Flower Kings studio album. It was recorded December 1985 – March 1986, and was produced by Don Azzaro.

Personnel:

  • Roine Stolt- vocals, guitars, keyboards, engineer, mixing (by the name DexterFrank Jr.), sleeve design assistant (by the name Hippiefied Art)
  • Tomas Bodin– keyboards
  • Michael Stolt- bass guitar
  • Jaime Salazar– drums
  • Hans Bruniusson– percussion
  • Hasse Fröberg– vocals
  • Ulf Wallander- soprano saxophone
  • Per Aleskog – cover art
  • DCM – sleeve design assistan
  • Lilian Forsberg – photography
  • Tegelmann – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Roine Stolt, except where noted.

  1. Rhythm Of Life – Tomas Bodin
  2. Retropolis
  3. Rhythm of the Sea
  4. There Is More To This World
  5. Romancing The City – Tomas Bodin
  6. The Melting Point
  7. Silent Sorrow
  8. The Judas Kiss
  9. Retropolis by Night – Tomas Bolin
  10. Flora Majora
  11. The Road Back Home

On May 21, 2002.

On May 21, 2002, “Verve” label released “This is New”, the 14th Dee Dee Bridgewater album. It was recorded November – December 2001, at “Capitol Studios” in Los Angeles, “Plus XXX Studios” in Paris, and was produced by Dee Dee Bridgewater. The album was dedicated to Kurt Weill’s music.

Personnel:

  • Dee Dee Bridgewater – vocals
  • André Ceccarelli – drums
  • Ira Coleman- double bass
  • Thierry Eliez – Hammond organ, piano
  • Minino Garay – percussion
  • Antonio Hart- flute, alto saxophone
  • Daniele Scannapieco – saxophone
  • Denis Leloup – trombone
  • Juan José Mosalini – bandoneon
  • Louis Winsberg – guitar
  • Bernie Arcadio – string Arrangements
  • Cecil Bridgewater – arranger, conductor

Track listing:

All music by Kurt Weill.

  1. This Is New – lyrics by Ira Gershwin
  2. Lost in the Stars – lyrics by Maxwell Anderson
  3. The Bilbao Song – lyrics by Michael Feingold, Frank McGuinness
  4. My Ship – lyrics by Ira Gershwin
  5. Alabama Song – lyrics by Bertolt Brecht
  6. The Saga of Jenny – lyrics by Ogden Nash
  7. Youkali – lyrics by Roger Fernay
  8. I’m a Stranger Here Myself – lyrics by Ogden Nash
  9. Speak Low – lyrics by Ogden Nash
  10. September Song – lyrics by Maxwell Anderson
  11. Here I’ll Stay – lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner