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In January 1961.

In January 1961, “Time Records” label released “Showboat”, the twelve Kenny Dorham album. It was recorded in December 1960, and was produced by Bob Shad.

Personnel:

  • Kenny Dorham – trumpet
  • Jimmy Heath – tenor saxophone
  • Kenny Drew – piano
  • Jimmy Garrison – bass
  • Art Taylor – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Jerome Kern.

  1. Why Do I Love You?
  2. Nobody Else But Me
  3. Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man
  4. Make Believe
  5. Ol’ Man River
  6. Bill

In January 1961.

In January 1961, “Blue Note” label released “Curtis Fuller Volume 3”, the eight Curtis Fuller album. It was recorded in December 1957, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Curtis Fuller – trombone
  • Art Farmer – trumpet
  • Sonny Clark – piano
  • George Tucker – bass
  • Louis Hayes – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Curtis Fuller, except where noted.

  1. Little Messenger
  2. Quantrale
  3. Jeanie
  4. Carvon
  5. Two Quarters of a Mile
  6. It’s Too Late Now – Burton Lane, Alan Jay Lerner

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

On December 8, 1968.

On December 8, 1968, “Motown” label released “For Once in My Life”, the ninth studio and the tenth overall Stevie Wonder album. It was recorded December 1967 – August 1968, at “Hitsville U.S.A.” in Detroit, and was produced by Stevoe Wonder, Henry Cosby and Don Hunter.

Personnel:

  • Stevie Wonder – vocals, harmonica, piano, organ, clavinet, drums, percussion
  • Robert White – guitar
  • Earl Van Dyke – piano
  • James Jamerson – bass
  • Uriel Jones – drums
  • The Funk Brothers – various instruments
  • The Originals – backing vocals
  • The Andantes – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. For Once in My Life – Ron Miller, Orlando Murden
  2. Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day – Henry Cosby, Sylvia Moy, Stevie Wonder
  3. You Met Your Match – Lula Mae Hardaway, Don Hunter, Wonder
  4. I Wanna Make Her Love Me – Henry Cosby, Don Hardaway, Sylvia Moy, Stevie Wonder
  5. I’m More Than Happy (I’m Satisfied) – Henry Cosby, Cameron Grant, Sylvia Moy, Stevie Wonder
  6. I Don’t Know Why – Lula Mae Hardaway, Don Hunter, Paul Riser, Stevie Wonder
  7. Sunny – Bobby Hebb
  8. I’d Be a Fool Right Now – Henry Cosby, Sylvia Moy, Stevie Wonder
  9. Ain’t No Lovin’ – Lula Mae Hardaway, Don Hunter, Paul Riser, Stevie Wonder
  10. God Bless the Child – Arthur Herzog Jr., Billie Holiday
  11. Do I Love Her – Stevie Wonder, Sylvia Moy
  12. The House on the Hill – Lawrence Brown, Berry Gordy, Allen Story

In October 1966.

In October 1966, “Blue Note” label released “Free Form”, the 20th Donald Byrd album. It was recorded in December 1961, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Donald Byrd – trumpet
  • Wayne Shorter – tenor saxophone
  • Herbie Hancock – piano
  • Butch Warren – bass
  • Billy Higgins – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Donald Byrd except where noted.

  1. Pentecostal Feelin’
  2. Night Flower – Herbie Hancock
  3. Nai Nai
  4. French Spice
  5. Free Form

On September 24, 1996.

On September 24, 1996, “Bar / Non Records” label released “Blanket Warm”, the debut Lullaby for the Working Class studio album. It was recorded December 1994 – April 1996, at “Whoopass Recording Studio” at Lincoln, Nebraska.

Personnel:

  • Ted Stevens – vocals, guitar
  • Mike Mogis – guitar, banjo, mandolin, glockenspiel, recording, mixing
  • A.J. Mogis – bass, recording, mixing
  • Clint Schnase, Shane Aspegren – drums
  • Anil Seth – cello
  • Nathan Putens – clarinet
  • Andy Strain, Johnathon Hischke – trombone
  • Nate Walcott – trumpet
  • Chris Gordon – violin
  • Eric Medley – mastering
  • Thomas Irvin – artwork
  • Rob Walters – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ted Stevens.

  1. Good Morning
  2. Honey, Drop the Knife
  3. Turpentine
  4. Spreading the Evening Sky with Crows
  5. Boar’s Nest
  6. Eskimo Song Duel
  7. Three Peas in a Pod
  8. Rye
  9. Queen of the Long-Legged Insects
  10. The Drama of Your Life
  11. February North 24th St.
  12. The Wounded Spider
  13. Good Night

On September 21, 1990.

On September 21, 1990, “Absolute A Go Go Records” label released “Lawn Boy”, the second Phish album. It was recorded May – December 1989, at “Archer Studios” in Winooski, Vermont, and was produced by Trey Anastasio, Page McConnell, Mike Gordon and Jon Fishman.

Personnel:

  • Trey Anastasio – lead vocals, guitars, arranger
  • Page McConnell – lead and backing vocals, piano, organ
  • Mike Gordon – co-lead and backing vocals, bass guitar
  • Jon Fishman – drums, vacuum cleaner, backing vocals
  • Giant Country Horns:
  • Joseph Sommerville, Jr. – trumpet
  • Dave “The Truth” Grippo – alto saxophone
  • Russell B. Remington – tenor saxophone
  • Christine Lynch – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Trey Anastasio and Tom Marshall, except where noted.

  1. The Squirting Coil
  2. Reba – Trey Anastasio
  3. My Sweet One – Jon Fishman
  4. Split Open and Melt – Trey Anastasio
  5. The Oh Kee Pa Ceremony – Trey Anastasio
  6. Bathtub Gin – Trey Anastasio, Suzannah Goodman
  7. Run Like an Antilope – Trey Anastasio, Steve Pollak
  8. Lawn Boy
  9. Bouncing Around the Room

On August 30, 2019.

On August 30, 2019, “High Note” label released “Blue Dawn-Blue Nights”, the 21st and final Wallace Roney album. It was recorded September – December 2018, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Wallace Roney.

Personnel:

  • Wallace Roney – trumpet
  • Emilio Modeste – soprano and tenor saxophone
  • Oscar Williams II – piano
  • Quintin Zoto – guitar
  • Paul Cuffari – bass
  • Kojo Odu Roney – drums
  • Lenny White – drums

Track listing:

  1. Bookendz – Wallace Roney
  2. Why Should There Be Stars – Bryce Rohde, Kaye Dunham
  3. Wolfbane
  4. New Breed – Dave Liebman
  5. Don’t Stop Me Now – Steve Lukather, David Paich
  6. A Dark Room – Oscar Williams II
  7. Venus Rising – Emilio Modeste
  8. Elliptical – Emilio Modeste

On August 28, 1988.

On August 28, 1988, “RCA” label released the self-titled, debut Caifanes studio album. It was recorded December 1987 – February 1988, and was produced by Cachorro López, Saul Hernandez, Diego Herrera, Sabo Romo and Alfonso Andre.

Personnel:

  • Saul Hernandez – vocals, guitar
  • Diego Herrera – keyboards, saxophone
  • Sabo Romo – bass
  • Alfonso Andre – drums, miscellaneous percussion
  • Gustavo Cerati – guitar
  • Cachorro Lopez – stick 

Track listing:

All tracks by Saul Hernandez, except where noted.

  1. Mátenme porque me muero
  2. Te estoy mirando
  3. La negra Tomasa – Guillermo Rodriguez Fiffe
  4. Cuéntame tu vida
  5. Será por eso
  6. Viento
  7. Nunca me voy a transformar en ti
  8. Perdí mi ojo de venado
  9. Amanece – Diego Herrera
  10. La bestia humana
  11. Nada – Diego Herrera

On August 15, 1983.

On August 15, 1983, “Epic” label released “Next Position Please”, the seventh Cheap Trick studio album. It was recorded in December 1982, at “Utopia Sound” in Lake Hill, New York, and was produced by Todd Rundgren and Ian Taylor.

Personnel:

  • Robin Zander – lead vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards
  • Rick Nielsen – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Jon Brant – bass, backing vocals
  • Bun E. Carlos – drums, percussion
  • Todd Rundgren – guitar, engineer
  • Paul Klingberg – engineer
  • Chris Andersen – engineer
  • John Berg – design
  • David Kennedy – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Rick Nielsen, except where noted.

  1. I Can’t Take It – Robin Zander
  2. Borderline
  3. I Don’t Love Here Anymore
  4. Next Position Please
  5. Younger Girls – Robin Zander, Rick Nielsen
  6. Dancing the Night Away – Nick Garvey, Andy McMaster
  7. 3-D
  8. You Say Jump
  9. Y.O.Y.O.Y.
  10. Won’t Take No for an Answer
  11. Heaven’s Falling – Todd Rundgren
  12. Invaders of the Heart