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On March 10, 1995.

On March 10, 1995, “Atlantic” label released “The Real Quiet Storm”, the third James Carter studio album. It was recorded October – November 1994, at “Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Yves Beauvais.

Personnel:

  • James Carter – soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophone, bass flute, bass clarinet
  • Craig Taborn – piano
  • Dave Holland – bass
  • Jaribu Shahid – bass
  • Leon Parker – drums
  • Tani Tabbal – drums

 Track listing:

  1. Round Midnight – Thelonious Monk
  2. You Never Told Me That You Care – Hobart Dotson, Sun Ra
  3. The Intimacy of My Woman’s Beautiful Eyes – James Carter
  4. 1944 Stomp – Don Byas
  5. The Stevedore’s Serenade – Duke Ellington, Irving Gordon
  6. Born to Be Blue – Mel Tormé, Robert Wells
  7. Deep Throat Blues – James Carter
  8. A Ballad for a Doll – Jackie McLean
  9. Eventide – Bill Doggett

On October 31, 1995.

On October 31, 1995, “Acoustic Music” label released “Tone Poems 2”, an album by David Grisman and Martin Taylor. It was recorded in January 1995, at “Dawg Studios”, and was produced by David Grisman.

Personnel:

  • David Grisman – mandolin, mandola, mandocello, guitar, tenor guitar
  • Martin Taylor – guitar

Personnel:

  1. Swanee – George Gershwin, Irving Caesar
  2. Teasin’ the Frets – Nick Lucas
  3. It Had to Be You – Isham Jones, Gus Kahn
  4. Please – Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin
  5. Mood Indigo – Duke Ellington, Barney Bigard, Irving Mills
  6. Anything Goes – Cole Porter
  7. Blue Moon – Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart
  8. Lulu’s Back In Town – Harry Warren, Al Dubin
  9. Tears – Stéphane Grappelli, Django Reinhardt
  10. Jeepers Creepers – Harry Warren, Johnny Mercer
  11. Over the Rainbow – Harold Arlen, E. Y. Harburg
  12. Musette for a Magpie – Martin Taylor
  13. Mairzy Doats – Milton Drake, Al Hoffman, Jerry Livingston
  14. Bésame Mucho – Consuelo Velázquez, Sunny Skylar
  15. Unforgettable – Irving Gordon
  16. Here’s That Rainy Day – Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke
  17. My Romance – Rodgers, Hart
  18. Out of Nowhere – Johnny Green, Edward Heyman
  19. Crystal Silence – Chick Corea, Neville Potter

In December 1965.

In December 1965, “Limelight” label released “With Respect to Nat”, Oscar Peterson tribute album to Nat King Cole, who had died earlier that year. It was recorded October – November 1965, and was produced by Jack Tracy.

Personnel:

  • Oscar Peterson— vocals, piano
  • Hank Jones— piano
  • Ray Brown, Richard Davis— double bass
  • Herb Ellis, Barry Galbraith— guitar
  • Mel Lewis— drums
  • Wayne Andre, Jimmy Cleveland,  J. Johnson— trombone
  • Tony Studd — bass trombone
  • Seldon Powell— alto flute, tenor flute
  • Jerome Richardson— bass flute, tenor flute
  • John Frosk, Joe Newman— trumpet
  • Ernie Royal, Danny Stiles — trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Phil Woods— alto saxophone
  • Manny Albam— arranger, conductor

Track listing:

  1. When My Sugar Walks Down the Street – Gene Austin, Jimmy McHugh, Irving Mills
  2. It’s Only a Paper Moon – Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg, Billy Rose
  3. Walkin’ My Baby Back Home – Fred E. Ahlert, Roy Turk
  4. Sweet Lorraine – Cliff Burwell, Mitchell Parish
  5. Unforgettable – Irving Gordon
  6. Little Girl – Francis Henry, Matt Hyde
  7. Gee, Baby, Ain’t I Good to You – Andy Razaf, Don Redman
  8. Orange Colored Sky – Milton DeLugg, William Stein
  9. Straighten Up and Fly Right – Nat King Cole, Irving Mills
  10. Calypso Blues – Clifford Carmen, Cole, Don George
  11. What Can I Say After I Say I’m Sorry? – Walter Donaldson, Abe Lyman
  12. Easy Listening Blues – Nadine Robinson

 

In December 1952.

In December 1952, “Blue Note” label released “New Faces New Sounds (Introducing the Horace Silver Trio)”, the debut Horace Silver album. It was recorded in October 1952, at “WOR Studios” in New York City.

Personnel:

  • Horace Silver – piano
  • Art Blakey– drums
  • Curly Russell– bass
  • Gene Ramey– bass
  • Leonard Feather– liner note
  • John Hermansader – cover

Track listing:

  1. Safari – Horace Silver
  2. Ecaroh – Horace Silver
  3. Prelude to a Kiss – Duke Ellington, Irving Gordon, Irving Mills
  4. Thou Swell – Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers
  5. Quicksilver – Horace Silver
  6. Horoscope – Horace Silver
  7. Yeah – Horace Silver
  8. Knowledge Box – Horace Silver

 

On June 4, 2013.

On June 4, 2013, “Concord Jazz” label released “Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole”, the 36 George Benson studio album. It was recorded in 2013, and was produced by John Burk.

Personnel:

  • George Benson- vocals, guitar
  • Lil’ Georgie Benson- vocals, ukulele
  • Randy Waldman- piano
  • Tim May – guitar
  • Michael O’Neill- baritone guitar, banjo
  • Chuck Berghofer- bass
  • Gregg Field – drums
  • Michael Fisher – percussion
  • Sheila E.- percussion
  • Janey Clewer, Alvin Chea, Don Chelton – background vocals
  • Chris Papastephanou, Randy Waldman- background vocals
  • Wynton Marsalis– trumpet
  • Idina Menzel– vocals
  • Till Brönner– trumpet
  • Judith Hill- vocals

Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra:

  • Trumpets – Ryan Chapman, Chris Burbank, Gilbert Paz, Jared Hall
  • Trombones – Chris Gagne, Kendall Moore, Stephen Szabadi, Major Bailey
  • Alto saxophones – Neil Carson, Kevin McKeown
  • Tenor saxophones – Mark Small, Alex Weitz
  • Baritone saxophone – Derek Smith
  • Flute – Cassandra Eisenreich
  • French horn – Jon Anderson
  • Violin – Steffen Zeichner (Concertmaster & Soloist), Abby Young, Adam Diderrich, Karin O’Keefe, Zack Piper, Michelle Godbee, Patricia Jancova, Tomas Cotik, Victor Colmenares, James Reynolds, Jonah Osawa, * Rob Patrignani, Arianne Urban, Michelle Mlacker, Katrina Schaeffer
  • Viola – Robyn Savitzky, Kathryn Severing, Marcela Fernandez, Lauren Miller
  • Cello – Joy Adams, Cecilia Huerta, Andrew Kromholz, Chia-Li Yu, Sarah Gongaware
  • Bass – Rachel Hershey, Jeff Kipperman, Yen-Ling Lin
  • Harp – Christina Hardister
  • Dean – Shelton Berg
  • Artistic director – Terence Blanchard
  • Artistic coordinator – Scott Flavin
  • Managing director – Stephen Guerra

Track listing:

  1. Mona Lisa – (as Lil’ Georgie Benson)
  2. Just One of Those Things – Cole Porter
  3. Unforgettable – Irving Gordon
  4. Walkin’ My Baby – Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert
  5. When I Fall in Love – Victor Young, Edward Heyman
  6. Route 66 – Bobby Troup
  7. Nature Boy – Eden Ahbez
  8. Ballerina – Carl Sigman, Bob Russell
  9. Smile – Charlie Chaplin, John Turner, Geoffrey Parsons
  10. Straighten Up and Fly Right – Nat King Cole, Irving Mills
  11. Too Young – Sidney Lippman, Sylvia Dee
  12. I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter – Joe Young, Fred E. Ahlert
  13. Mona Lisa – Jay Livingston, Ray Evans

In April 1963.

In April 1963, “Reprise” label released “Afro-Bossa”, album by Duke Ellington. It was recorded November 29, 1962, December 20, 1962 and January 4 – 5, 1963, at “Fine Studios” in New York.

Personnel:

  • Duke Ellington– piano
  • Billy Strayhorn– piano
  • Ray Nance– cornet, violin
  • Cat Anderson, Roy Burrowes, Cootie Williams– trumpet
  • Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper– trombone
  • Chuck Connors – bass trombone
  • Jimmy Hamilton– clarinet, tenor saxophone
  • Johnny Hodges– alto saxophone
  • Russell Procope– alto saxophone, clarinet
  • Paul Gonsalves– tenor saxophone
  • Harry Carney– baritone saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet
  • Ernie Shepard – bass
  • Sam Woodyard– drums

Track listing:

:All tracks by Duke Ellington except where noted.

  1. Afro-Bossa
  2. Purple Gazelle
  3. Absinthe – Billy Strayhorn
  4. Moonbow
  5. Sempre Amoré
  6. Caliné – Silk Lace
  7. Tigress – Billy Strayhorn
  8. Angu
  9. Volupté
  10. Bonga
  11. Pyramid – Duke Ellington, Irving Gordon, Irving Mills, Juan Tizol
  12. Eighth Veil – Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn