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On February 22, 2019.

On February 22, 2019, “Warner Bros” label released “This Land”, the third Gary Clark Jr. studio album. It was recorded in 2018, at “Arlyn Studios”, and was produced by Gary Clark Jr. ,Jacob Sciba, Joseph Angel, Lab Ox, Scooter Weintraub and Mike Elizondo. At the 2020 “Grammy Awards” it won “Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album”, and the title track won “Best Rock Song and Best Rock Performance”.


  • Gary Clark Jr. – vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, percussion, programming, engineer
  • Doyle Bramhall II – lute
  • Jon Deas – keyboards, Hammond organ
  • Mike Elizondo – bass, synth bass
  • Alex Peterson – bass
  • Brannen Temple – drums
  • J.J. Johnson – drums
  • Sheila E. – percussion
  • Keyon Harrold – horn
  • Gabe Burch – backing vocals
  • Scooter Weinbtraub – backing vocals
  • Jacob Sciba – backing vocals
  • Gaston Jouany – backing vocals
  • Joseph Holguin – backing vocals
  • Branko Presley – backing vocals
  • Katelyn O’Neal – backing vocals
  • Lazaro Zarate – backing vocals
  • Mikayla Mundy – backing vocals
  • Pam Adams – backing vocals
  • Gabe Burch – engineer
  • Jacob Sciba – engineer
  • Joseph Holguin – engineer
  • Adam Hawkins – engineer
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Clark Jr., except where noted.

  1. This Land – Woody Guthrie
  2. What About Us
  3. I Got My Eyes on You (Locked & Loaded)
  4. I Walk Alone
  5. Feelin’ Like a Million
  6. Gotta Get into Something
  7. Got to Get Up
  8. Feed the Babies
  9. Pearl Cadillac
  10. When I’m Gone
  11. The Guitar Man
  12. Low Down Rolling Stone
  13. The Governor
  14. Don’t Wait ‘till Tomorrow
  15. Dirty Dishes Blues

On February 15, 2019.

On February 15, 2019, “Fantasy” label released “Signs”, the fourth Tedeschi Trucks Band studio album. It was recorded in 2018, and was produced by Derek Trucks, Jim Scott and Bobby Tis.


  • Susan Tedeschi – lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitars
  • Derek Trucks – lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitars, drums
  • Tim Lefebvre – electric and baritone guitar, bass guitar, double bass
  • Doyle Bramhall II – vocals, additional guitar
  • Oliver Wood – acoustic guitar
  • Kofi Burbridge – keyboards; flute
  • J.J. Johnson – drums, percussion
  • Tyler Greenwell – drums, percussion
  • Marc Quinones – congas, percussion
  • Kebbi Williams – saxophone
  • Elizabeth Lea – trombone
  • Ephraim Owens – trumpet
  • Alexei Romanenko – cello
  • Jorge Peña – viola
  • Grabriela Peña-Kim, Jonathan Kuo – violin
  • Warren Haynes – vocals
  • Mark Rivers, Mike Mattison, Alecia Chakour- vocals

Track listing:

  1. Signs, High Times – Mike Mattison, Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi, Kofi Burbridge, Tim Lefebvre
  2. I’m Gonna Be There – Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi, Anthony Cole, Doyle Bramhal II
  3. When Will I Begin – Susan Tedeschi
  4. Walk Through This Life – Warren Hayes, Tim Lefebvre, Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks
  5. Strengthen What Remains – Mike Mattison
  6. Still Your Mind – Kofi Burbridge, Derek Trucks
  7. Hard Case – Mike Mattison, Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks
  8. Shame – Mike Mattison, Tim Lefebvre, Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks
  9. All the World – Doyle Bramhall II, Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks
  10. They Don’t Shine – Mike Mattison, Kristina Train
  11. The Ending – Oliver Wood, Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks

On December 16, 1963.

On December 16, 1963, “Columbia” label released “Quiet Nights”, the 36th Miles Davis album, and his fourth and final album collaboration with Gil Evans. It was recorded July – November 1962, April 1963, at “Columbia’s 30th Street Studios” in Manhattan, and was produced by Teo Macero and Irving Townsend.


  • Miles Davis – trumpet
  • Gil Evans – arranger, conductor
  • Shorty Baker, Bernie Glow, Louis Mucci, Ernie Royal – trumpets
  • J.J. Johnson, Frank Rehak – trombones
  • Ray Alonge, Don Corrado, Julius Watkins – french horns
  • Bill Barber – tuba
  • Steve Lacy – soprano saxophone
  • George Coleman – tenor saxophone
  • Albert Block – flute
  • Ray Beckenstein, Jerome Richardson – woodwinds
  • Garvin Bushell, Bob Tricarico – bassoons
  • Janet Putnam – harp
  • Victor Feldman – piano
  • Ron Carter – bass
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Jimmy Cobb – drums
  • Frank Butler – drums
  • Willie Bobo – bongos
  • Elvin Jones – percussion
  • Fred Plaut – engineer
  • Dan Hunstein – photography

Track listing:

  1. Song No. 2 (a.k.a. Prenda Minha, Brazilian folk song) – Gil Evans, Miles Davis
  2. Once Upon a Summertime – Johnny Mercer, Michel Legrand
  3. Aos Pés da Cruz – Marino Pinto, José Gonçalves
  4. Song No. 1 (a.k.a. Adelita by Francisco Tárrega) – Gil Evans, Miles Davis
  5. Wait Till You See Her – Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart
  6. Corcovado – Antônio Carlos Jobim
  7. Summer Night – Harry Warren, Al Dubin

On May 18, 2004.

Elvin Jones

On May 18, 2004, Elvin Ray Jones died aged 77. He was a jazz drummer of the post-bop era , performed with  Charles Mingus, Teddy Charles, Bud Powell and Miles Davis, but he is best known as a member of the John Coltrane quartet (from 1960 to 1966) along with Jimmy Garrison on bass and McCoy Tyner on piano, in the celebrated recording phase including the album “A love supreme”. Jones recorded with numerous artists including Art Farmer, J.J. Johnson, Aaron Bell, Tommy Flanagan, Paul Chambers, Pepper Adams, Kenny Burrell, Sonny Rollins, Thad Jones, Idris Sulieman, Mal Waldron, Steve Lacy, Bernie Green, Hank Jones, Jimmy Forest, Randy Weston, Curtis Fuller, Gil Evans, Harry Lookofsky, Julian Priester, Barry Harris, Clifford Jordan, Sonny Red, Yusef Lateef, Lee Konitz, Freddie Hubbard, Pony Poindexter, Duke Ellington, McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Woods, Andrew Hill, Stan Getz, Bill Evans, Bob Brookmeyer, Wayne Shorter, Grant Green, Joe Henderson, Larry Young, Roland Kirk, Earl Hines, Jaki Byard, Larry Coryell, Ornette Coleman, Barney Kessel, Phineas Newborn Jr, Allen Ginsberg, Joe Farrell, Frank Foster, Billy Harper, Elek Bacsik, Oregon, Jimmy Rowles, Chico Freeman, Ray Brown, Pharaoh Sanders, Lew Soloff, James Williams, Marcus Roberts, Kenny Garrett, David Murray, Sonny Sharrock, Javon Jackson, Robert Hurst, John McLaughlin, Shirley Horn, Joe Lovano, Steve Griggs, Michael Brecker, Gary LeMel and Stefano di Battista, becoming one of the most recorded artists of all time.  As leader, Jones released 48 albums.