In May 1962, “Verve” label released “Bashin’: The Unpredictable Jimmy Smith”, the 20th Jimmy Smith album. It was recorded in March 1962, at “Van Gelder Studios” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Cred Taylor.
Jimmy Smith – organ
Oliver Nelson – arranger, conductor
Phil Woods, Jerry Dodgion – alto saxophone
Bob Ashton, Babe Clarke – tenor saxophone
George Barrow – baritone saxophone
Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Doc Severinsen, Joe Wilder – trumpet
Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Britt Woodman – trombone
Tom Mitchell – bass trombone
Barry Galbraith – guitar
Quentin Warren – guitar
George Duvivier – bass
Ed Shaughnessy – drums
Donald Bailey – drums
Rudy Van Gelder – engineer
Walk on the Wild Side – Elmer Bernstein, Mack David
Ol’ Man River – Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern
In a Mellow Tone – Duke Ellington, Milt Gabler
Step Right Up – Oliver Nelson
Beggar for the Blues – Ray Rasch, Dotty Wayne
Bashin’ – Jimmy Smith
I’m an Old Cowhand (From the Rio Grande) – Johnny Mercer
On March 16, 2004, “Delmark” label released “Up Jumped Spring”, the 23rd Curtis Fuller album. It was recorded August – September 2003, at “Riverside Studio” in Chicago, and was produced by Robert G. Koester and Jacey Falk.
On March 11, 2003, “High Note” label released “Smooth Sailing” the 30th and the final Teddy Edwards album. It was recorded in 2001 at “M&I Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Houston Person.
Teddy Edwards – tenor saxophone
Richard Wyands – piano
Ray Drummond – double bass
Chip White – drums
Going Home – Teddy Edwards
All Too Soon – Duke Ellington, Carl Sigman
Hank’s Tune – Hank Mobley
Indian Summer – Victor Herbert, Al Dubin
Robbin’s Nest – Illinois Jacquet, Bob Russell
It’s the Talk of the Town – Jerry Livingston, Al J. Neiburg, Marty Symes
Smooth Sailing – Arnett Cobb
Polka Dots and Moonbeams – Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke
On March 10, 1995, “Atlantic” label released “The Real Quiet Storm”, the third James Carter studio album. It was recorded October – November 1994, at “Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Yves Beauvais.
James Carter – soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophone, bass flute, bass clarinet
On March 8, 2005, “Koch” label released “Silver Rain”, the sixth Marcus Miller studio album. It was recorded in 2004, at “Absolut Beats” in Dallas, TX, “Camel Island Studios” in Los Angeles, “Hannibal Studios” in Santa Monica, CA, “HIt Factory”, “The Dormitory” in New York City, “Vertical Sound Studios” in Nashville, TN, and was produced by Marcus Miller and David Isaac.
On March 1, 1994, “Mapleshade” label released “Masters from Different Worlds”, the 32nd Clifford Jordan album. It was recorded in December 1989, at “Mapleshade Studios” in Upper Marlboro, MD, and was produced by Fred Kaplan and Pierre Sprey.
On January 21, 2014, “High Note” label released “Icons & Influences”, the 32nd George Cables album. It was recorded in September 2013, at “Systems Two” in Brooklyn, New York, and was produced by George Cables.
On December 29, 2020, Claude Bolling died aged 90. He was musician (piano), composer, and arranger. He wrote music for more than one hundred movies, collaborated with classical musicians, but also with musicians from various genres including Alexandre Lagoya, Pinchas Zukerman, Maurice André, and Yo-Yo Ma. Bolling has worked with some of the biggest names in the jazz music including Roy Eldridge, Kenny Clarke. Oscar Peterson, Lionel Hampton, Duke Ellington, Stéphane Grappelli, and Django Reinhardt. As leader he released 24 albums.