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On September 14, 2018.

On September 14, 2018, “Verve” label released “Love Is Here to Stay”, an album by Tony Bennett and Diana Krall. It was recorded in 2018, at “Avatar” and “Electric Lady” in New York City, and was produced by Dae Bennett and Bill Charlap.

Personnel:

  • Tony Bennett– vocals
  • Diana Krall– vocals, arrangements
  • The Bill Charlap Trio
    • Bill Charlap– piano, arrangements
    • Peter Washington– bass
    • Kenny Washington– drums
  • Dae Bennett – mixing
  • Nate Odden – engineering assistance
  • Billy Cumella – engineering assistance
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • Josh Cheuse – creative direction
  • Mark Seliger– photography
  • Coco Shinomiya – design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Ira Gershwin, except where noted; all music by George Gershwin.

  1. S Wonderful
  2. My One and Only
  3. But Not for Me
  4. Nice Work if You Can Get It
  5. Love Is Here to Stay
  6. I Got Rhythm
  7. Somebody Loves Me – George DeSylva, Ballard MacDonald
  8. Do It Again – George DeSylva
  9. I’ve Got a Crush on You
  10. Fascinating Rhythm
  11. They Can’t Take That Away From Me
  12. Who Cares

On August 15, 2006.

On August 15, 2006, “Chesky” label released “Structures”, the 36th John Abercrombie album. It was recorded in March 2006, at “St. Peter’s Episcopal Church” in New York City, and was produced by Charles Carlini and David Chesky.

Personnel:

  • John Abercrombie – guitar
  • Eddie Gómez– double bass
  • Gene Jackson – drums

Track listing:

  1. Jazz Folk – John Abercrombie
  2. The Touch of Your Lips – Ray Noble
  3. Moon and Sand – Alec Wilder, Morty Palitz, William Engvick
  4. Walter Pigeon – Eddie Gomez
  5. Everything I Love – Cole Porter
  6. Embraceable You – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  7. 3 for Three – John Abercrombie
  8. Turn out the Stars – Bill Evans
  9. Missing You – Eddie Gomez
  10. How Deep Is the Ocean – Irving Berlin

 

In August 1964.

In August 1964, “RCA Victor” label released “The Standard Sonny Rollins”, the 23rd Sonny Rollins album. It was recorded June – July 1064, in New York City, and was produced by George Avakian.

Personnel:

  • Sonny Rollins– tenor saxophone
  • Herbie Hancock- piano
  • Jim Hall- guitar
  • David Izenzon- bass
  • Teddy Smith– bass
  • Bob Cranshaw– bass
  • Stu Martin- drums
  • Mickey Roker– drums

Track listing:

  1. Autumn Nocturne – Kim Gannon, Josef Myrow
  2. Night and Day- Cole Porter
  3. Love Letters – Edward Heyman, Victor Young
  4. My One and Only Love – Robert Mellin, Guy Wood
  5. Three Little Words – Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby
  6. Trav’lin’ Light – Johnny Mercer, Jimmy Mundy, Trummy Young
  7. I’ll Be Seeing You – Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal
  8. My Ship – Ira Gershwin, Kurt Weill
  9. It Could Happen to You – Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen
  10. Long Ago (and Far Away) – George Gershwin, Jerome Kern

In August 1957.

In August 1957, “New Jazz” and “Prestige” labels released “The Cats”, the second Tommy Flanagan album. It was recorded in April 1957, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, NJ, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • Tommy Flanagan– piano
  • Idrees Sulieman– trumpet
  • John Coltrane– tenor saxophone
  • Kenny Burrell– guitar
  • Doug Watkins– bass
  • Louis Hayes– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Tommy Flanagan except where noted.

  1. Minor Mishap
  2. How Long Has This Been Going On? – GeorgeGershwin, Ira Gershwin
  3. Eclypso
  4. Solacium
  5. Tommy’s Tune

 

In June 1978.

In June 1978, “Pablo” label released “How Long Has This Been Going On?” the 43rd Sarah Vaughan album. It was recorded in April 1978 and was produced by Norman Granz.

Personnel:

  • Sarah Vaughan– vocal
  • Oscar Peterson– piano
  • Joe Pass– guitar
  • Ray Brown– double bass
  • Louie Bellson– drums

Track listing:

  1. I’ve Got the World on a String – Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler
  2. Midnight Sun – Sonny Burke, Lionel Hampton, Johnny Mercer
  3. How Long Has This Been Going On? – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  4. You’re Blasé – Ord Hamilton, Bruce Sievier
  5. Easy Living – Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin
  6. More Than You Know – Edward Eliscu, Billy Rose, Vincent Youmans
  7. My Old Flame – Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston
  8. Teach Me Tonight – Sammy Cahn, Gene de Paul
  9. Body and Soul – Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton, Johnny Green
  10. When Your Lover Has Gone – Einar Aaron Swan

On June 13, 2014.

On June 13, 2014, “ECM” label released “Last Dance”, an album by Keith Jarrett and Charlie Haden. It was recorded in March 2007, at “Cavelight Studio” in Oxford, New Jersey, and was produced by Keith Jarrett.

Personnel:

  • Keith Jarrett – piano
  • Charlie Haden – double bass

Track listing:

  1. My Old Flame – Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston
  2. My Ship – Ira Gershwin, Kurt Weill
  3. Round Midnight – Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams
  4. Dance of the Infidels – Bud Powell
  5. It Might As Well Be Spring – Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers
  6. Everything Happens to Me – Thomas Adair, Matt Dennis
  7. Where Can I Go Without You, Peggy Lee, Victor Young
  8. Every Time We Say Goodbye, Cole Porter
  9. Goodbye – Gordon Jenkins

In June 1956.

In June 1956, “Prestige” label released “Lights Out!”, the second Jackie Mclean album. It was recorded in 1956, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • Jackie McLean – alto saxophone
  • Donald Byrd- trumpet
  • Elmo Hope- piano
  • Doug Watkins- bass
  • Art Taylor- drums

Track listing:

  1. Lights Out – Jackie McLean
  2. Up – Jackie McLean
  3. Lorraine – Donald Byrd
  4. A Foggy Day – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  5. Kerplunk – Donald Byrd
  6. Inding – Jackie McLean

On April 25, 2000.

On April 25, 2000, “Blue Note” label released “52nd Street Themes”, the seventeen Joe Lovano album. It was recorded in November 1999, at “Avatar Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Joe Lovano. The album won the “Grammy Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album.”

Personnel:

  • Joe Lovano– tenor saxophone
  • Steve Slagle– alto saxophone
  • George Garzone– tenor saxophone
  • Ralph Lalama – tenor saxophone
  • Gary Smulyan– baritone saxophone
  • Tim Hagans– trumpet
  • Conrad Herwig– trombone
  • John Hicks– piano
  • Dennis Irwin– bass
  • Lewis Nash– drums

Track listing:

  1. If You Could See Me Now – Tadd Dameron, Carl Sigman
  2. On a Misty Night – Tadd Dameron
  3. Slippin’ at Bells – Miles Davis
  4. Passion Flower – Billy Strayhorn
  5. Deal – Willie “Face” Smith
  6. The Scene Is Clean – Tadd Dameron
  7. Whatever Possess’d Me – Tadd Dameron
  8. Charlie Chan – Joe Lovano
  9. Theme for Ernie – Fred Laacey
  10. Tadd’s Delight – Tadd Dameron
  11. Abstractions on 52nd Street – Joe Lovano
  12. 52nd Street Theme – Thelonious Monk
  13. Embraceable You – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin

On March 22, 2005.

On March 22, 2005, “Delmark” label released “It’s Magic”, album by Sonny Stitt. It was recorded in 1969, at “P.S. Studio” in Chicago, and was produced by Robert G. Koester.

Personnel:

  • Sonny Stitt- alto and tenor saxophone, varitone
  • Don Patterson- organ
  • Billy James – drums

Track listing:

  1. Four – Miles Davis
  2. On Green Dolphin Street – Bronisław Kaper, Ned Washington
  3. Parker’s Mood – Charlie Parker
  4. How High the Moon – Morgan Lewis, Nancy Hamilton
  5. Shake Your Head – Bob Gerow, Sammy Cahn
  6. It’s Magic – Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn
  7. Getting Sentimental Over You – George Bassman, Ned Washington
  8. Just Friends – John Klenner, Sam M. Lewis
  9. Body and Soul – Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton
  10. They Can’t Take That Away from Me – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin

On February 20, 1996.

On February 20, 1996, “Arabesque” label released “The Nearness”, the eight Jane Ira Bloom album. It was recorded in July 1995, at “Power Station Studio B” in New York City, and was produced by Jane Ira Bloom.

Personnel:

  • Jane Ira Bloom– soprano saxophone
  • Kenny Wheeler– flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Julian Priester– trombone, bass trombone
  • Fred Hersch– piano
  • Rufus Reid– bass
  • Bobby Previte– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Jane Ira Bloom except where noted

  1. Nearly Summertime – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward
  2. Midnight Round/’Round Midnight – Jane Ira Bloom, Thelonious Monk
  3. 6 Bop
  4. Midnight’s Measure/In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning – Jane Ira Bloom, David Mann, Bob Hilliard
  5. Painting Over Paris
  6. Wing Dinning
  7. Panosonic
  8. White Tower
  9. It’s a Corrugated World
  10. Monk’s Tale/The Nearness of You – Jane Ira Bloom, Hoagy Carmichael, Ned Washington
  11. Lonely House – Kurt Weill, Langston Hughes
  12. The All-Diesel Kitchen of Tomorrow
  13. Yonder