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In June 1970.

In June 1970, “Blue Note” label released “Expansions”, the tenth McCoy Tyner album. It was recorded in August 1968, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Duke Pearson.

Personnel:

  • McCoy Tyner – piano
  • Woody Shaw – trumpet
  • Gary Bartz – alto saxophone, wooden flute
  •  Wayne Shorter – tenor saxophone, clarinet
  • Ron Carter – cello
  • Herbie Lewis – bass
  • Freddie Waits – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by McCoy Tyner, except where noted.

  1. Vision
  2. Song of Happiness
  3. Smitty’s Place
  4. Peresina
  5. I Thought I’d Let You Know – Cal Massey

In March 1968.

In March 1968, “Blue Note” label released “Easterly Winds”, the seventh Jack Wilson album. It was recorded in September 1967, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Duke Pearson.

Personnel:

  • Jack Wilson – piano
  • Jackie McLean – alto saxophone
  • Lee Morgan – trumpet
  • Garnett Brown – trombone
  • Bob Cranshaw – bass
  • Billy Higgins – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Jack Wilson, except where noted.

  1. Do It
  2. On Children
  3. A Time for Love – Johnny Mandel
  4. Easterly Winds
  5. Nirvana
  6. Frank’s Tune – Frank Strozier

In January 1973.

In January 1973, “Blue Note” label released “Extensions”, the twelve McCoy Tyner album. It was recorded in February 1970, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Duke Pearson.

Personnel:

  • McCoy Tyner – piano
  • Gary Bartz – alto saxophone
  • Wayne Shorter – soprano and tenor saxophone
  • Alice Coltrane – harp 
  • Ron Carter – bass
  • Elvin Jones – drums
  • Rudy Van Gelder – recording
  • André Perry – liner notes
  • Clifford Janoff – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by McCoy Tyner.

  1. Message from the Nile
  2. The Wanderer
  3. Survival Blues
  4. His Blessings

In December 1968.

In December 1968, “Blue Note” label released “Heads Up!”, the 14th Blue Mitchell album. It was recorded in November 1967, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Blue Mitchell – trumpet
  • Burt Collins – trumpet
  • Jerry Dodgion – flute, alto saxophone
  • Junior Cook – tenor saxophone
  • Pepper Adams – baritone saxophone
  • Julian Priester – trombone
  • McCoy Tyner – piano
  • Gene Taylor – bass
  • Al Foster – drums
  • Jimmy Heath, Melba Liston, Duke Pearson, Don Pickett – arrangement

Track listing:

  1. Heads Up! Feet Down! – Jimmy Heath
  2. Togetherness – Jimmy Heath
  3. The Folks Who Live on the Hill – Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II
  4. Good Humour Man – Don Pickett
  5. Len Sirrah – Melba Liston
  6. The People in Nassau – Blue Mitchell

In July 1960.

In July 1960, “Blue Note” label released “Fuego”, the 17th Donald Byrd album. It was recorded in October 1959, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs”, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Donald Byrd – trumpet
  • Jackie McLean – alto saxophone
  • Duke Pearson – piano
  • Doug Watkins – bass
  • Lex Humphries – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Donald Byrd.

  1. Fuego
  2. Bup a Loup
  3. Funky Mama
  4. Low Life
  5. Lament
  6. Amen

In February 1969.

In February 1969, “Blue Note” label released “Total Eclipse”, the eight Bobby Hutcherson album. It was recorded in July 1968, at “Plaza Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Duke Pearson and Francis Wolff.

Personnel:

  • Bobby Hutcherson – vibraphone
  • Harold Land – tenor saxophone, flute
  • Chick Corea – piano
  • Reggie Johnson – bass
  • Joe Chambers – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Hutcherson except where noted.

  1. Herzog
  2. Total Eclipse
  3. Matrix – Chick Corea
  4. Same Shame
  5. Pompeian

On February 10, 1996.

On February 10, 1998, “Blue Note” label released “Standards”, the 24th Lee Morgan album. It was recorded in 1967, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Lee Morgan – trumpet
  • Wayne Shorter – tenor saxophone
  • James Spaulding – alto saxophone, flute
  • Pepper Adams – baritone saxophone
  • Herbie Hancock – piano
  • Ron Carter – bass
  • Mickey Roker – drums
  • Duke Pearson – arranger

Track listing:

  1. This Is the Life – Adams, Strouse
  2. God Bless the Child – Herzog, Holiday
  3. Blue Gardenia – Lester Lee, Russell
  4. Lot of Livin’ to Do – Adams, Strouse
  5. Somewhere – Bernstein, Sondheim
  6. If I Were a Carpenter – Hardin
  7. Blue Gardenia – Alternate Take

on january 22, 2002.

On January 22, 2002, “High Note” label released “Davey Blue”, the 31st David “Fathead” Newman album. . It was recorded in May 2001, at “M&I Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by David “Fathead” Newman, Houston Person.

Personnel:

  • David “Fathead” Newman – alto and tenor saxophone, flute
  • Cedar Walton – piano
  • Bryan Carrott – vibraphone
  • David Williams – bass
  • Kenny Washington – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by David “Fathead” Newman except where noted

  1. Cellar Groove – Norris Austin
  2. Cristo Redentor – Duke Pearson
  3. For Stanley
  4. A Child Is Born – Thad Jones
  5. Black – Cedar Walton
  6. Amandla
  7. Davey Blue
  8. Freedom Jazz Dance – Eddie Harris

In August 1977.

In August 1977, “Blue Note” label released “Cosmos”, the eleventh McCoy Tyner album. It was recorded in November 1968, April 1969 and July 1970, and was produced by Duke Pearson.

Personnel:

  • McCoy Tyner- piano
  • Herbie Lewis- bass
  • Freddie Waits- drums, timpani, chimes
  • Harold Vick- soprano saxophone
  • Al Gibbons- reeds
  • Julian Barber- violin
  • Emanuel Green- violin
  • Gene Orloff- viola
  • Kermit Moore- cello, director
  • Hubert Laws- flute, alto flute
  • Gary Bartz- alto saxophone, soprano saxophone
  • Andrew White- oboe

Track listing:

All tracks by McCoy Tyner.

  1. Song for My Lady
  2. Cosmos
  3. Shaken, But Not Forsaken
  4. Vibration Blues
  5. Forbidden Land
  6. Planet X
  7. Asian Lullaby
  8. Hope

 

In August 1974,

In August 1974, “Blue Note” label released “Moto Gross Feio”, the thirteenth Wayne Shorter album. It was recorded April – August 1970, at “A & R Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Duke Pearson.

Personnel:

  • Wayne Shorter— soprano and tenor saxophone
  • John McLaughlin— 12 string guitar
  • Chick Corea— marimba, drums, percussion
  • Ron Carter— bass, cello
  • Dave Holland— acoustic guitar, bass
  • Miroslav Vitouš— bass
  • Michelin Prell (Micheline Pelzer) — drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Wayne Shorter except where noted.

  1. Moto Grosso Feio
  2. Montezuma
  3. Antigua
  4. Vera Cruz – Milton Nascimento
  5. Iska