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On April 1, 1985.

On April 1, 1985, “Virgin” label released “25 O’Clock”, debut Dukes of Stratosphear album. It was recorded in December 1984, at “Chapel Lane Studios” in Hereford, UK, and was produced by John Leckie, Swami Anand Nagara, Andy Partridge, Colin Moulding, Dave Gregory and Ian Gregory.

Personnel:

  • Sir John Johns (Andy Partridge) – vocals, guitar, bass, sleeve art
  • The Red Curtain (Colin Moulding) – vocals, bass, rhythm guitar
  • Lord Cornelius Plum (Dave Gregory) – mellotron, piano, organ, fuzz-toneguitar
  • I.E.I. Owen (Ian “Eewee” Gregory) – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy Partridge except where noted

  1. 25 O’ Clock
  2. Bike Ride to the Moon
  3. My Love Explodes
  4. What in the World??… – Colin Moulding
  5. Your Gold Dress
  6. The Mole from the Ministry

On April 1, 1976.

On April 1, 1976, “ECM” label “Balladyna”, the fifth Tomasz Stanko album. It was recorded in December 1975, at “Tonstudio Bauer” in Ludwigsburg, Germany, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Tomasz Stańko – trumpet
  • Tomasz Szukalski – tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone
  • Dave Holland – bass
  • Edward Vesala – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Tomasz Stanko, except where noted.

  1. First Song
  2. Tale – Dve Holland, Tomasz Stanko, Edward Vesala
  3. Num – Edward Vesala
  4. Duet – Dave Holland, Tomasz Stanko
  5. Balladyna
  6. Last Song
  7. Nenaliina

 

On March 26, 1991.

On March 26, 1991, “RTS” label released “C’est la vie” the debut Jakov album. It was recorded December 1990 – February 1991, at “Audiolab” studio in Skopje, Macedonia, and was produced by Danaill Darkovski.

Personnel:

  • Jakov Drenkovski – vocals, guitars
  • Danail Darkovski – bass guitar, keyboards
  • Toshe Pop Simonov – electric guitar, recording engineer
  • Damir Imeri – harmonica
  • Predrag Janevski – congas
  • Ljupco Mirkovski – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Tanja Stankovic – backing vocals
  • Mite Dimovski – programming
  • Peco Dimovski – programming
  • Slave Dimitrov – executive producer
  • Ljubomir Grbevski – design
  • Jane Kodjabashija – executive editor

Track listing:

All tracks by Jakov Drenkovski except where noted, all lyrics by Ljubomir Grbevski except where noted.

  1. Skitnik – lyrics by Zoran Katru
  2. Svetulki vo nokta – music by Danail Darkovski, lyrics by Ljupco Stojanovski
  3. Devica i peperutka
  4. Temen eros
  5. C’est la vie
  6. Povelete kupete iluzii
  7. Ah, nimfo diva
  8. Polifem
  9. Skopje by Night

On March 23, 1955.

On March 23, 1955, “Bethlehem” label released the self – titled, third Carmen McRae album. It was recorded October – December 1954.

Personnel:

  • Carmen McRae- vocals
  • Herbie Mann- flute, tenor saxophone
  • Mat Mathews- accordion
  • Mundell Lowe- guitar
  • Tony Scott- clarinet, piano
  • Dick Katz- piano
  • Skip Fawcett- double bass
  • Wendell Marshall- double bass
  • Kenny Clarke- drums
  • Osie Johnson– drums

Track listing:

  1. You’d Be So Easy to Love – Cole Porter
  2. If I’m Lucky (I’ll Be The One) – Chuck Darwin, Paulette Girard
  3. Old Devil Moon – Y. “Yip” Harburg, Burton Lane
  4. Tip Toe Gently – Mat Mathews, Paulette Girard
  5. You Made Me Care – Chuck Darwin, Paulette Girard
  6. Last Time for Love
  7. Misery – Tony Scott
  8. Too Much in Love to Care

On March 18, 2002.

On March 18, 2002, “ECM” label released “Changing Places”, the debut Tord Gustavsen studio album. It was recorded December 2001 – June 2002, at “Rainbow Studio” in Oslo, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Tord Gustavsen- piano
  • Harald Johnsen- bass
  • Jarle Vespestad- drums
  • Jan Erik Kongshaug – engineer
  • Sascha Kleis – cover photo, artwork, design
  • Erik J. Laeskogen – liner photos

Track listing:

All tracks by Tord Gustavsen.

  1. Deep as Love
  2. Graceful Touch
  3. IGN
  4. Melted Matter
  5. At a Glance
  6. Song of Yearning
  7. Turning Point
  8. Interlude
  9. Where Breathing Starts
  10. Going Places
  11. Your Eyes
  12. Graceful Touch, Variation
  13. Song Of Yearning (solo)

 

On March 13, 2007.

On March 13, 2007, “Nonesuch” label released “Metheny Mehldau Quartet”, Pat Metheny and Brad Mehldau album. It was recorded in December 2005, at “Right Track Recording” in New York City, and was produced by Pat Metheny.

Personnel:

  • Pat Metheny– guitar, 42-string Pikasso guitar, acoustic guitar, guitar synthesizer
  • Brad Mehldau– piano
  • Larry Grenadier– double bass
  • Jeff Ballard– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Pat Metheny except where noted.

  1. A Night Away – Pat Metheny, Brad Mehldau
  2. The Sound of Water
  3. Fear and Trambling – Brad Mehldau
  4. Don’t Wit
  5. Towards the Light
  6. Long Before
  7. En La Tierra Que No Olvida
  8. Santa Cruz Slacker – Brad Mehldau
  9. Secret Beach – Brad Mehldau
  10. Silent Movie
  11. Marta’s Theme (from Passagio per il Paradiso)

In March 1959.

In March 1959, “Blue Note” label released “Off to the Races”, the 13th Donald Byrd album. It was recorded in December 1958, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Donald Byrd- trumpet
  • Jackie McLean- alto saxophone
  • Pepper Adams- baritone saxophone
  • Wynton Kelly- piano
  • Sam Jones- bass
  • Art Taylor- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Donald Byrd except where noted.

  1. Lover, Come Back to Me – Oscar Hammerstein II, Sigmund Romberg
  2. When Your Love Has Gone
  3. Sudwest Funk
  4. Paul’s Pal – Sonny Rollins
  5. Off to the Races
  6. Down Tempo