In September 1966, “Phillips” label released “Wild Is the Wind”, the sixth Nina Simone studio album. It was recorded 1964 – 1965, in New York City, and was produced by Hal Mooney. In 2020, it was ranked 212 on “Rolling Stone’s” list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.
Nina Simone – vocals, piano, arranger
Horace Ott – arranger
Sid Mark – liner notes
I Love Your Lovin’ Ways – Bennie Benjamin, Sol Marcus
Four Woman – Nina Simone
What More Can I Say – Horace Ott, Wade Brown Jr.
Lilac Wine – James Shelton
That’s All I Ask – Horace Ott
Break Down and Let It All Out – Van McCoy
Why keep On Breaking My Heart – Bennie Benjamin, Sol Marcus
Wild is the Wind – Dimitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington
Black Is the Color of My True Love’s Hair – traditional
In December 1963, “Philips” label released “Night Lights”, the 36th Gerry Mulligan album. It was recorded September – October 1963, at “Nola Penthouse Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Hal Mooney.
Gerry Mulligan – baritone saxophone, piano
Art Farmer – flugelhorn
Bob Brookmeyer – valve trombone
Jim Hall – guitar
Bill Crow – bass
Dave Bailey – drums
All tracks by Gerry Mulligan except where noted.
Morning of the Carnival – Luiz Bonfá, Antônio Maria
In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning – David Mann, Bob Hilliard
In December 1966, “Limelight” label released “Soul Español”, the 104th Oscar Peterson album. It was recorded in December 1966, at “Universal Recorders” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Hal Mooney.
Oscar Peterson- piano
Sam Jones- double bass
Louis Hayes- drums
Henley Gibson – conga
Harold Jones- percussion
Marshall Thompson- timbales
Mas que Nada – Jorge Ben Jor
Manhã de Carnaval – Luiz Bonfá, Vinicius de Moraes
Call Me – Tony Hatch
How Insensitive – Vinicius de Moraes, Norman Gimbel, Antonio Carlos Jobim
Carioca – Edward Eliscu, Gus Kahn, Vincent Youmans
Soulville Samba – Oscar Peterson
Amanha – Phil Bodner
Meditation – Norman Gimbel, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonca