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On May 6, 2008.

On May 6, 2008, “High Note” label releases “Just Between Friends”, the 57th Houston Person album. It was recorded in October 2005, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Houston Person.

Personnel:

  • Houston Person- tenor saxophone
  • Ron Carter- bass

Track listing:

  1. How Deep Is the Ocean – Irving Berlin
  2. You’ve Changed – Bill Carey, Carl Fischer
  3. Blueberry Hill – Vincent Rose, Larry Stock, Al Lewis
  4. Darn That Dream – Jimmy Van Heusen, Eddie DeLange
  5. Meditation – Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça, Norman Gimbel
  6. Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be?) – Jimmy Davis, Ram Ramirez, James Sherman
  7. Lover, Come Back to Me – Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein II
  8. Polka Dots and Moonbeams – Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke
  9. Always – Irving Berlin
  10. Alone Together – Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz
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In February 1965.

In February 1965, “Impulse!” label released “More Blues and the Abstract Truth”, the thirteen Oliver Nelson album. It was recorded in November 1964, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Bob Thiele.

Personnel:

  • Oliver Nelson- arranger, conductor
  • Thad Jones, Danny Moore – trumpet
  • Phil Woods- alto saxophone
  • Ben Webster- tenor saxophone
  • Phil Bodner- tenor saxophone, English horn
  • Pepper Adams- baritone saxophone
  • Roger Kellaway– piano
  • Richard Davis– bass
  • Grady Tate– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Oliver Nelson, except where noted

  1. Blues and the Abstract Truth
  2. Blues O’Mighty – Johnny Hodges
  3. Theme from Mr. Broadway – Dave Brubeck
  4. Midnight Blue – Neal Hefti
  5. The Critic’s Choice
  6. One for Bob
  7. Blues for Mr. Broadway – Dave Brubeck
  8. Goin’ to Chicago Blues – Count Basie, Jimmy Rushing

In February 1964.

In February 1964, “Blue Note” label released “A New Perspective”, the 21st Donald Byrd album. It was recorded on January 12, 193, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Donald Byrd– trumpet
  • Hank Mobley– tenor saxophone
  • Herbie Hancock– piano
  • Kenny Burrell– guitar
  • Donald Best – vocals, vibraphone
  • Butch Warren– bass
  • Lex Humphries– drums
  • Duke Pearson– arranger
  • Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson– choir direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Donald Byrd, except where noted.

  1. Elijah
  2. Beast of Burden
  3. Cristo Redentor Duke Pearson
  4. The Black Disciple
  5. Chant – Duke Pearson

 

 

In February 1963.

In February 1963, “Impulse” label released “Duke Ellington & John Coltrane”, album by Duke Ellington and John Coltrane. It was recorded on September 2, 1962, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Bob Thiele.

Personnel:

  • Duke Ellington- piano
  • John Coltrane– tenor and soprano saxophones
  • Jimmy Garrison- bass
  • Aaron Bell- bass
  • Elvin Jones- drums
  • Sam Woodyard- drums

Track listing:

  1. In a Sentimental Mood – Irving Mills, Duke Ellington, Manny Kurtz
  2. Take the Coltrane – Duke Ellington
  3. Big Nick – John Coltrane
  4. Stevie – Duke Ellington
  5. My Little Brown Book – Billy Strayhorn
  6. Angelica – Duke Ellington
  7. The Feeling of Jazz – Duke Ellington, Bobby Troup, George T. Simon

 

In February 1961.

In February 1961, “Blue Note” label released “Moods”, the seventh  Three Sounds album. It was recorded on June 28, 1960, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Gene Harris- piano
  • Andrew Simpkins- bass
  • Bill Dowdy- drums

Track listing:

  1. Love for Sale – Cole Porter
  2. Things Ain’t What They Used to Be – Mercer Ellington
  3. On Green Dolphin Street – Bronisław Kaper, Ned Washington
  4. Loose Walk – Sonny Stitt
  5. Li’l Darlin – Neal Hefti
  6. I’m Beginning to See the Light – Duke Ellington, Don George, Jimmy Hodges, Harry James
  7. Tammy’s Breeze – Gene Harris
  8. Sandu – Clifford Brown

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

 

In January 1970.

In January 1970, “Blue Note” label released “Fancy Free”, the 35th Donald Byrd album. It was recorded May 9 – June 6, 1969, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Duke Pearson.

Personnel:

  • Donald Byrd– trumpet
  • Frank Foster– tenor and soprano saxophone
  • Julian Priester– trombone
  • Lew Tabackin, Jerry Dodgion – flute
  • Duke Pearson– electric piano
  • Jimmy Ponder– guitar
  • Roland Wilson – bass
  • Joe Chambers, Leo Morris – drums
  • Nat Bettis, John H. Robinson Jr.- percussion

Track listing:

  1. Fancy Free – Donald Byrd
  2. I Love the Girl – Donald Byrd
  3. The Uptowner – Mitch Farber
  4. Weasil – Charles Hendricks