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On October 17, 1995.

On October 17, 1995, “Verve” label released “High Life”, the twentieth Wayne Shorter album. It was recorded in 1995, at Bill Schnee’s studio in North Hollywood,  and was produced by Marcus Miller. In 1997, “High Life” won the “Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Jazz Album”. 

Personnel:

  • Wayne Shorter – tenor, soprano, alto and baritone saxophones
  • Rachel Z – piano, synthesizers, sound design, sequencing
  • David Gilmore – electric guitar
  • Marcus Miller – bass guitar, bass clarinet, rhythm programming
  • Will Calhoun – drums
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • Airto Moreira – percussion
  • Terri Lyne Carrington – drums
  • Munyungo Jackson – percussion
  • Kevin Ricard – percussion
  • David Ward – additional sound design

Track listing:

All tracks by Wayne Shorter.

  1. Children of the Night
  2. At the Fair
  3. Maya
  4. On the Milky Way Express
  5. Pandora Awakened
  6. Virgo Rising
  7. High Life
  8. Midnight in Carlotta’s Hair
  9. Black Swan (in memory of Susan Portlynn Romeo)

On June 30, 2014.

On June 30, 2014, “Warp” label released “High Life”, the second Brian Eno and Karl Hyde album.  It was recorded 2013 – 2014, and was produced by Brian Eno and Fred Gibson.

Personnel:

  • Brian Eno – vocals, synthesizers, treatments, guitars, organ, background vocals
  • Karl Hyde – vocals, guitar, bass guitar, background vocals
  • Fred Gibson – keyboards, drums, percussions, background vocals
  • Leo Abrahams– guitar, bass guitar
  • Marianna Champion – background vocals

Track listing:

All music by Brian Eno and Karl Hyde, all lyrics by Rick Holland.

  1. Return
  2. Slow Down, Sit Down & Breathe
  3. Lilac
  4. Moulded Life
  5. DBF
  6. Time to Waste It
  7. On a Green Day
  8. Cells & Bells

 

On May 3, 2005.

On May 3, 2005, “Jagjaguwar” label released “The Wedding”, the seventh Oneida studio album.

Personnel:

  • Kid Millions – vocals, drums
  • Bobby Matador – organ, guitar, vocals
  • Hanoi Jane – guitar, bass
  • Barry London – synths, organ, effects, engineer
  • Brian Coughlin – double bass
  • Brad Truax – bass guitar
  • Adam Davison, Phil Manley – guitar
  • Cornelius Dufallo, John Marcus – violin
  • Marla Hansen – violin, viola
  • Leigh Stuart – cello
  • Emily Manzo – piano

Track listing:

  1. The Eiger
  2. Lavender
  3. Spirits
  4. Run Through My Hair
  5. High Life
  6. Did I Die
  7. You’re Drifting
  8. Charlemagne
  9. Know
  10. Heavenly Choir
  11. Leaves
  12. The Beginning Is Nigh
  13. August Morning Haze