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On December 16, 2017.

On December 16, 2017, “Concord” label released “Exposure”, the sixth Esperanza Spalding studio album. It was recorded in September 2017, at “NRG Recording Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Esperanza Spalding, Ray Angry, Matthew Stevens, Justin Tyson, and Rob Schwimmer.

Personnel:

  • Esperanza Spalding – vocals, acoustic bass, electric bass, kalimba
  • Robert Glasper – piano
  • Lalah Hathaway – vocals
  • Rob Schwimmer – continuum
  • Tivona Miller – backing vocals
  • Starr Busby – backing vocals
  • Andrew Bird – vocals, violin
  • Ray Angry – keyboard
  • Matthew Stevens – guitar
  • Justin Tyson – drums
  • Fernando Lodeiro – recording, mixing
  • Zach Brown – recording
  • Paul Blakemore – mastering
  • Rich Costey – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Esperanza Spalding except where noted.

Exposure

  1. Swimming Toward the Black Dot
  2. Public Trance It
  3. Heaven in Pennies – Robert Glasper, Esperanza Spalding
  4. Colonial Fire
  5. Coming to Life – Lalah Hathaway, Esperanza Spalding
  6. Geriment
  7. I Am Telling You
  8. The Way You Got the Love – Andrew Bird, Esperanza Spalding
  9. I Do
  10. Double Jointed Canyon – Justin Tyson, Matthew Stevens, Esperanza Spalding

Undeveloped (Pre-Exposure Practice)

  1. Helluva
  2. Tangerine
  3. Word Jungle
  4. Chelsea Mercy
  5. Work of Art
  6. Winning Machines
  7. Trouble
  8. 4th Grade
  9. Whisper
  10. Fittest

On August 7, 2001.

On August 7, 2001, “Beyond Records” label released “Closer”, the fifth Better Than Ezra studio album. It was recorded in January 2001 and was produced by Brad Wood and Ethan Allen.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Griffin– vocals, guitar, piano
  • Tom Drummond– bass
  • Travis McNabb– drums
  • Mark Mullins – trombone
  • Eric Lucero – trumpet
  • David Campbell- string arrangements
  • Guenevere Measham – cello
  • Leah Katz – viola
  • Daphne Chen – violin
  • Melissa Reiner – violin
  • James Arthur Payne – guitar
  • Toddy Walters– backing vocals
  • DJ Swamp– turntables
  • DJ Wolf(Chick Wolverton) – keyboards, turntables
  • Michael Goods– Rhodes, organ

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Griffin

  1. Misunderstood
  2. Extra Ordinary
  3. Closer
  4. Rolling
  5. A Lifetime
  6. Recognize
  7. Sincerely, Me
  8. Get You In
  9. Briefly
  10. Juarez
  11. I Do

On June 9, 1997.

On June 9, 1977, “Atlantic” label released “Monkey Island”, the seventh J. Geils Band album. It was recorded in 1977, and was produced by Peter Wolf, J. Geils, Magic Dick, Seth Justan, Danny Klein and Stephen Bladd.

Personnel:

  • Peter Wolf- lead vocals
  • Geils- guitar
  • Magic Dick- harmonica
  • Seth Justman- keyboards
  • Danny Klein- bass
  • Stephen Bladd – drums
  • Michelle Cobbs – background vocals
  • Evette Benton – background vocals
  • Cissy Houston- background vocals
  • Barbara Ingram- background vocals
  • Theresa Reed – background vocals
  • Diane Sumler – background vocals
  • Harriet Tharpe – background vocals
  • Luther Vandross- background vocals
  • Michael Brecker- tenor saxophone
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Ronnie Cuber– saxophone
  • Lew Del Gatto – saxophone
  • Arif Mardin- strings conductor
  • Alan Rubin– trumpet
  • Lew Soloff– trumpet
  • Frank Vicari– saxophone
  • David Thoener – engineer
  • Jay Krugman, Rod O’Brien, Corky Stasiak – assistant engineer
  • David Thoener – mixing
  • George Marino – remastering
  • Peter Corriston – design
  • Alen MacWeeney – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Wolf and Seth Justman except where noted.

  1. Surrender
  2. You’re the Only One
  3. I Do – Melvin Mason, Johnny Paden, Frank Paden, Alfred Smith, Willie Stephenson
  4. Somebody
  5. I’m Falling
  6. Monkey Island
  7. I’m Not Rough
  8. So Good
  9. Wreckage

 

On July 1, 2016.

On July 1, 2016, “Parlaphone” label released “The Bride”, the fourth Bat for Lashes (Natasha Khan) studio album. It was recorded 2012 – 2015, and was produced by David Baron, Dan Carey, Ben Christophers, Simone Felice, Matt Hales, Head, Natasha Khan and Jacknife Lee.

Personnel:

  • Natasha Khan– vocals, Omnichord, guitars, Rhodes, tambourine; drum programming; keyboards, mandolin, pocket piano, synth; harp; drums, string arrangements, celesta, vibraphone, bass synth, drum machine; handclaps; art direction, concept
  • David Baron– bass, synth, Rhodes, programming, string arrangements, sound effects, recording, mixing
  • Sandy Bell – backing vocals
  • Dawn Landes– backing vocals, guitar
  • Rachael Yamagata– backing vocals
  • Jacknife Lee– programming, recording, sampler, synth
  • Alex Reeves – timpani; drums, percussion
  • Lou Rogai– guitar; backing vocals; bass
  • Davide Rossi – string arrangements, string recording, strings
  • Kevin Salem – guitar
  • Leo Taylor– drums
  • Dan Carey– programming, recording, synth
  • Ben Christophers– bowed guitar,; bass, sound effects, piano, vocals, recording
  • Tony Cousins – mastering
  • Simone Felice – drums, recording
  • Matt Hales–drum programming, recording, synth
  • Pete Hanlon – recording, engineering
  • Head – mixing, recording
  • Neil Krug – photography
  • Richard Welland – design
  • Michael Whitham – director of photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Natasha Khan, except where noted.

  1. I Do
  2. Joe’s Dream
  3. In God’s House
  4. Honeymooning Alone
  5. Sunday Love – Natasha Khan, Dan Carey
  6. Never Forgive the Angels
  7. Close Encounters
  8. Widow’s Peak – Natasha Khan, Simone Felice
  9. Land’s End
  10. If I Knew
  11. I Will Love Again – Natasha Khan, Simone Felice, Lou Rogal
  12. In Your Bed

On May 25, 2004.

On May 25, 2004, “Jade Tree” label released “Achilles Heel”, the fourth and final Pedro the Lion album. It was recorded in 2004, and was produced by David Bazan.

Personnel:

  • David Bazan — vocals, guitar, drums, synthesizer, bass, percussion, engineer
  • W. Walsh — bass, drums, synthesizer, guitar, engineer
  • James McAlister — percussion, drums, synthesizer
  • Casey Foubert — guitar
  • Chris Colbert — mixing
  • Jesse LeDoux— cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by David Bazan except where noted.

  1. Bands With Managers
  2. Foregone Conclusions
  3. The Fleecing
  4. Discretion
  5. Arizona
  6. Keep Swinging  – David Bazan, T.W. Walsh
  7. Transcontinental
  8. I Do
  9. A Simple Plan
  10. Start Without Me – David Bazan, T.W. Walsh
  11. The Poison