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On June 25, 1996.

On June 25, 1996, “Astor Place Label” released “Composer”, the 34th Cedar Walton album. It was recorded in January 1996, at “Clinton Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Don Sickler.

Personnel:

  • Cedar Walton – piano
  • Roy Hargrove – trumpet
  • Ralph Moore – soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Vincent Herring – alto saxophone
  • Christian McBride – bass
  • Victor Lewis – drums
  • Jim Anderson – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Cedar Walton

  1. Martha’s Prize
  2. The Vision
  3. Happiness
  4. Minor Controversy
  5. Hindsight
  6. Underground Memoirs
  7. Theme for Jobim
  8. Groove Passage
  9. Ground Work

On March 26, 2012.

On March 26, 2012, “Sunnyside” label released “Above All” the fourth Johnny King album. It was recorded in December 2010, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Don Sickler and Jonny King.

Personnel:

  • Jonny King – piano
  • Ed Howard – bass
  • Victor Lewis – drums
  • Rudy Van Gelder – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Jonny King

  1. The Merry-Go-Round
  2. Above All
  3. The Wedding Song
  4. Lullaby for Cecelia
  5. Spindrift
  6. Neither Here Nor There
  7. Catharsis
  8. Like It Is
  9. The Shrinkster
  10. The Silver Lining
  11. Espionage

on january 26, 1999.

On January 26, 1999, “High Note” label released “Monk, Trane, Miles & Me”, the 52nd Larry Coryell album. It was recorded in May 1998, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Don Sickler.

Personnel:

  • Larry Coryell – guitar
  • Willie Williams – tenor saxophone 
  • John Hicks – piano
  • Santi Debriano – bass
  • Yoron Israel – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Larry Coryell except where noted

  1. Star Eyes – Gene DePaul, Don Raye
  2. Alone Together – Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz
  3. Trinkle, Tinkle – Thelonious Monk
  4. Fairfield County Blues
  5. Patience – Santi Debriano
  6. Up ‘Gainst the Wall – John Coltrane
  7. Naima – John Coltrane
  8. All Blues – Miles Davis
  9. Almost a Waltz

On July 17, 2012.

On July 17, 2012, “HihgNote” label released “Wonderful! Wonderful!”, the 31st Joey DeFrancesco album. It was recorded in March 2012, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood, NJ, and was produced by Joey DeFrancesco and Don Sickler.

Personnel:

  • Joey DeFrancesco– Hammond B3, trumpet
  • Larry Coryell– guitar
  • Jimmy Cobb– drums

Track listing:

  1. Wonderful! Wonderful! – Sherman Edwards, Ben Raleigh
  2. Five Spot After Dark – Benny Golson
  3. Wagon Wheels – Billy Hill, Peter DeRose
  4. Solitude – Duke Ellington, Eddie DeLange, Irving Mills
  5. Joey D – Larry Coryell
  6. Love Letters – Victor Young, Edward Heyman
  7. Old Folks – Willard Robison, Dedette Lee Hill
  8. JLJ Blues – Joey DeFrancesco

 

On April 11, 2000.

On April 11, 2000, “High Note” label released “New High”, the 48th Larry Coryell album. It was recorded in September 1999, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Don Sickler.

Personnel:

  • Larry Coryell– guitar
  • Shunzo Ono – trumpet
  • Ronnie Mathews– piano
  • Mark Sherman– vibraphone
  • Buster Williams– bass
  • Yoron Israel– drums

Tracks listing:

All tracks by Larry Coryell except where noted

  1. Bags’ Groove – Milt Jackson
  2. Like Sonny – John Coltrane
  3. Funereal
  4. Ursula – Harold Land
  5. John Charles – Ronnie Mathews
  6. Spiral Staircase – Mark Sherman
  7. Old Folks – Willard Robison, Dedette Lee Hill
  8. New High

 

On April 15, 1996.

On April 15, 1996, “Verve” label released “Number Two Express”, the second Christian McBride studio album. It was recorded in 1995 at “Clinton Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Richard Seidel and Don Sickler.

Personnel:

  • Christian McBride– upright and electric bass
  • Kenny Barron– piano
  • Chick Corea– piano
  • Gary Bartz– alto saxophone
  • Kenny Garrett– alto saxophone
  • Steve Nelson – vibes
  • Mino Cinelu– percussion
  • Jack DeJohnette– drums
  • Jim Anderson– recording

Track listing:

All tracks by Christian McBride, except where noted.

  1. Whirling Dervish
  2. Youthful Bliss
  3. Tones for Joan’s Bones – Chick Corea
  4. EGAD
  5. Miyako – Wayne Shorter
  6. Divergence
  7. Jayne – Ornette Coleman
  8. Morning Story
  9. Grove
  10. Little Sunflower – Freddie Hubbard

 

On January 30, 2007.

On January 30, 2007, “Highnote” label released “Blue Fable”,the 21st Larry Willis album. It was recorded in October 2006, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Don Sickler.

Personnel:

  • Larry Willis– piano
  • Joe Ford– alto saxophone
  • Steve Davis– trombone
  • Eddie Gómez
  • Billy Drummond– drums
  • Rudy Van Gelder- engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Larry Willis except where noted

  1. Rhythm-a-Ning – Thelonious Monk
  2. Insidious Behavior
  3. Nardis – Miles Davis
  4. Blue Fable – Jackie McLean
  5. Never Let Me Go – Jay Livingston, Ray Evans
  6. Landscape – Joe Ford
  7. Who’s Kidding Who
  8. Prayer for New Orleans – Steve Davis

 

On January 29, 2008.

On January 29, 2008, “Highnote” label released “The Offering”, the 22nd Larry Willis album. It was recorded on October 9, 2007, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Don Sickler.

Personnel:

  • Larry Willis– piano
  • Eric Alexander– tenor saxophone
  • Eddie Gómez– bass
  • Billy Drummond– drums
  • Rudy Van Gelder- engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Larry Willis except where noted

  1. The Offering – Santi Debriano
  2. TD’s Tune
  3. Alter Ego – James Williams
  4. Ethiopia
  5. The Rock
  6. Three-Four Movement
  7. Theme from Star Trek – Alexander Courage
  8. Melancholia