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In January 1957.

In January 1957, “Blue Note” label released “6 Pieces of Silver”, the fifth Horace Silver album. It was recorded 1956, at June – November 1956, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Horace Silver – piano
  • Donald Byrd – trumpet 
  • Hank Mobley – tenor saxophone 
  • Junior Cook – tenor saxophone
  • Doug Watkins – bass 
  • Gene Taylor – bass
  • Louis Hayes – drums
  • Bill Henderson – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Horace Silver, except where noted.

  1. Cool Eyes
  2. Shirl
  3. Camouflage
  4. Enchantment
  5. Señor Blues
  6. Virgo
  7. For heaven’s Sake

In June 1965.

In June 1965, “Blue Note” label released “The Thing to Do, the 10th Blue Mitchell album. It was recorded in July 1964, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Blue Mitchell- trumpet
  • Junior Cook- tenor saxophone
  • Chick Corea- piano
  • Gene Taylor- bass
  • Al Foster- drums

Track listing:

  1. Fungii Mama – Blue Mitchell
  2. Mona’s Mood – Jimmy Heath
  3. The Thing to Do – Jimmy Heath
  4. Step Lightly – Joe Henderson
  5. Chick’s Tune – Chick Corea

In December 1967.

In December 1967, “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:

All tracks by Blue Mitchell except where noted.

  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
  5. Len Sirrah – Melba Liston
  6. The People in Nassau

In November 1960.

In November 1960, “Blue Note” label released “Horace-Scope”, the tenth Horace Silver studio album. It was recorded in July 1960, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Horace Silver– piano
  • Blue Mitchell- trumpet
  • Junior Cook- tenor saxophone
  • Gene Taylor- bass
  • Roy Brooks- drums
  • Reid Miles- design
  • Rudy Van Gelder- engineering
  • Francis Wolff- photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Horace Silver except where noted.

  1. Strollin’
  2. Where You At?
  3. Without You – Don Newey
  4. Horace-Scope
  5. Yeah!
  6. Me and My Baby
  7. Nica’s Dream

In January 1965.

In January 1965, “Blue Note” label released “Song for My Father”, the thirteen Horace Silver album. It was recorded on October 31, 1963, January 28 and October 26 1964, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Horace Silver– piano
  • Carmell Jones– trumpet
  • Joe Henderson– tenor saxophone
  • Teddy Smith– bass
  • Roger Humphries– drums
  • Blue Mitchell– trumpet
  • Junior Cook– tenor saxophone
  • Gene Taylor– bass
  • Roy Brooks – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Horace Silver, except where noted.

  1. Song for My Father
  2. The Natives Are Restless Tonight
  3. Calcutta Cutie
  4. Que Pasa
  5. The Kicker – Joe Henderson
  6. Lonely Woman

In December 1981.

In December 1981, “Slash” label released the self-titled, second Blasters album. It was recorded in 1981, at “United Western Studios”, and was produced by Phil Alvin, Dane Alvin, Gene Taylor, John Bazz and Bill Baterman.

Personnel:

  • Phil Alvin – vocals, guitar
  • Dave Alvin – guitar
  • John Bazz – bass
  • Bill Bateman – drums
  • Gene Taylor – piano
  • Lee Allen– tenor saxophone
  • Steve Berlin- baritone sax
  • Roger Harris, Pat Burnette – engineers
  • David Ahlert – second engineer
  • Steve Bartel – art direction
  • Gustav Alsina – cover design

Track listing:

All tracks by Dave Alvin, except where noted.

  1. Marie Marie
  2. No Other Girl
  3. I’m Shakin’ – Rudy Toombs
  4. Border Radio
  5. American Music
  6. So Long Baby Goodbye
  7. Hollywood Bed
  8. Never No Mo’ Blues – Elsie McWilliams, Jimmie Rodgers
  9. This is It
  10. Highway 61 – Albert Laundrew
  11. I Love You So – Bo Diddley
  12. Stop the Clock – Bob Ehret, Damon Robertson

In October 1967.

In October 1967, “RCA” label released “Silk & Soul”, the thirteenth Nina Simone studio album. It was recorded in 1967, at “RCA Victor’s Studio B”, and was produced by Danny Davis.

Personnel:

  • Nina Simone – piano, vocals
  • Gene Taylor- bass
  • Sammy Lowe- arrangements, conductor
  • Ray Hall – engineer

Track listing:

  1. It Be’s That Way Sometime – Sam Waymon
  2. The Look of Love – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  3. Go to Hell – Morris Bailey, Jr.
  4. Love O’ Love – Andy Stroud
  5. Cherish – Terry Kirkman
  6. I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free – Billy Taylor
  7. Turn Me On – John D. Loudermilk
  8. Turning Point – Martha Holmes
  9. Some Say – Charles Reuben
  10. Consummation – Nina Simone