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In January 1968.

In January 1968, “Blue Note” label released “Open House”, the 45th Jimmy Smith album. It was recorded in March 1960, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Jimmy Smith – organ
  • Quentin Warren – guitar
  • Donald Bailey – drums
  • Blue Mitchell – trumpet
  • Jackie McLean – alto saxophone
  • Ike Quebec – tenor saxophone
  • Rudy Van Gelder – engineer
  • Reid Miles – design
  • Francis Wolff – photography
  • Leonard Feather – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Open House – Jimmy Smith
  2. Old Folks – Willard Robison, Dedette Lee Hill
  3. Sista Rebecca – Jimmy Smith
  4. Embraceable You – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin

In December 1963.

In December 1963, “Debut” label released “Introducing Paul Bley”, the debut Paul Bley album. It was recorded in November 1963, in New York City.

Personnel:

  • Paul Bley – piano
  • Charles Mingus – bass
  • Art Blakey – drums
  • Bil Spilka – design

Track listing:

  1. Opus 1 – Paul Bley
  2. Teapot) Walkin’ – Richard Carpenter
  3. Like Someone in Love – Johnny Burke, Jimmy van Heusen
  4. Spontaneous Combustion – Paul Bley
  5. Split Kick – Horace Silver
  6. I Can’t Get Started – Ira Gershwin, Vernon Duke

In December 1974.

In December 1974, “Pablo” label released “The Giants” an album by Oscar Peterson, Joe Pass, and Ray Brown. It was recorded on December 7, 1974, at “MGM Studios” and was produced by Norman Granz.

Personnel:

  • Oscar Peterson – piano, organ
  • Joe Pass – guitar
  • Ray Brown – double bass
  • Norman Granz – layout, design
  • Phil Stern – photography

Track listing:

  1. Riff Blues – Oscar Peterson
  2. Who Cares? – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  3. Jobim – Joe Pass, Oscar Peterson
  4. Blues for Dennis – Oscar Peterson
  5. Sunny – Bobby Hebb
  6. I’m Getting Sentimental Over You – George Bassman, Ned Washington
  7. Caravan – Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Juan Tizol
  8. Eyes of Love – Quincy Jones, Bob Russell

In April 1968.

In April 1968, “Atlantic” label released “Tones for Joan’s Bones”, the debut Chick Corea album. It was recorded November – December, 1966, at “Atlantic Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Herbie Mann.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea – piano
  • Woody Shaw – trumpet
  • Joe Farrell – tenor saxophone, flute
  • Steve Swallow – double bass
  • Joe Chambers – drums

Track listing:

  1. Litha – Chick Corea
  2. This is New – Kurt Weill, Ira Gershwin
  3. Tones for Joan’s Bones
  4. Straight Up and Down

In April 1958.

In April 1958, “Prestige” label released “All Mornin’ Long”, the sixth Red Garland album. It was recorded in November 1957, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, NJ, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • Red Garland – piano
  • John Coltrane – tenor saxophone
  • Donald Byrd – trumpet
  • George Joyner – bass
  • Art Taylor – drums

Track listing:

  1. All Mornin’ Long – Red Garland
  2. They Can’t Take That Away from Me – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  3. Our Delight – Tadd Dameron

In April 1957.

In April 1957, “Blue Note” label released the self-titled, second Kenny Burrell studio album. It was recorded March – May 1956, at “Audio-Video Studios” in New York City and “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Kenny Burrell – guitar
  • Tommy Flanagan – piano 
  • Frank Foster – tenor saxophone
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Oscar Pettiford – bass
  • Kenny Clarke – drums
  • Shadow Wilson – drums
  • Candido – conga 
  • Andy Warhol – cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by Kenny Burrell except where noted.

  1. Get Happy – Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler
  2. But Not for Me – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  3. Moten Swing – Bennie Moten
  4. Cheetah
  5. Now See How You Are – Woody Harris, Oscar Pettiford
  6. Phinupi
  7. How About You? – Burton Lane, Ralph Freed

On April 17, 2012.

On April 17, 2012, “Uptown Records” label released “Newark 1953”, album by Hank Mobley. It was recorded in September 1953, at “The Picadilly Club” in New Jersey, and was produced by Robert E. Sunenblick.

Personnel:

  • Hank Mobley – tenor sax
  • Bennie Green – trombone
  • Walter Davis Jr. – piano
  • Jimmy Schenck – bass
  • Charli Persip – drums
  • Ozzie Cadena – recording engineer

Track listing:

  1. Ow – John Birks Gillespie
  2. There’s a Small Hotel – Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers
  3. Ballad Medley: Damn That Dream / Where or When / In Love in Vain / Stardust – Hoagy Carmichael, Eddie DeLange, Lorenz Hart, James Van Heusen, Jerome Kern, Mitchell Parish, Leo Robin, Richard Rodgers
  4. All the Things You Are – Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern
  5. Jumpin’ with Symphony Sid – Lester Young
  6. Announcement
  7. Lullaby of Birdland – George Shearing
  8. Embraceable You – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  9. Keen and Peachy – Ralph Burns, Shorty Rogers
  10. Pennies from Heaven – Johnny Burke, Arthur Johnston
  11. Blues Is Green – Bennie Green
  12. ‘S Wonderful – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin

In January 1965.

In January 1965, “Parrot” label released the self-titled, debut The Zombies album. It was recorded in 1964, and was produced by Rod Argent and Ken Jones.

Personnel:

  • Colin Blunstone – lead and backing vocals, tambourine
  • Chris White – bass, backing vocals
  • Paul Atkinson – electric guitar
  • Rod Argent – lead and backing vocals, electric piano, organ
  • Hugh Grundy – drums

Track listing:

  1. She’s Not There – Rod Argent
  2. Summertime – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Dubose Heyward
  3. It’s Alright With Me – Rod Argent
  4. You’ve Really Got a Hold Me / Bring It On Home to Me – Smokey Robinson, Sam Cooke
  5. Sometimes – Rod Argent
  6. Woman – Rod Argent
  7. Tell Her No – Rod Argent
  8. I Don’t Want to Know – Chris White
  9. Work ’n’ Play – Ken Jones
  10. Can’t Nobody Love You – Phillips Mitchell
  11. What More Can I Do – Chris White
  12. I Got My Mojo Working – Preston Foster, McKinley Morganfield

In december 1957.

In January 1957, “Prestige” label released “A Garland of Red”, the debut Red Garland album. It was recorded in August 1956, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • Red Garland – piano
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Art Taylor – drums
  • Rudy Van Gelder – recording engineer
  • Bob Weinstock – supervision
  • Ira Gitler – liner notes
  • Hannan, Edwards – design, photography

Track listing:

  1. A Foggy Day – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  2. My Romance – Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers
  3. What Is This Thing Called Love? – Cole Porter
  4. Makin’ Whoopee – Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn
  5. September in the Rain – Al Dubin, Harry Warren
  6. Little Girl Blue – Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers
  7. Constellation – Charlie Parker
  8. Blue Red – Red Garland

In December 1963.

In December 1963, “Blue Note” label released “Good Move!” the third Freddie Roach album. It was recorded November – December 1963, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Freddie Roach – organ
  • Blue Mitchell – trumpet 
  • Hank Mobley – tenor saxophone 
  • Eddie Wright – guitar
  • Clarence Johnston – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Freddie Roach except where noted

  1. It Ain’t Necessarily So – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  2. When Malindy Sings – Oscar Brown Jr., Paul Laurence Dunbar
  3. Pastel – Erroll Garner
  4. Wine, Wine, Wine
  5. On Our Way Up
  6. T’ain’t What You Do (It’s the Way That You Do It) – Sy Oliver, Trummy Young
  7. Lots of Lovely Love – Richard Rodgers
  8. I.Q. Blues