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Jackie McLean: Damon’s Dance

In October 1970, “Blue Note” label released “Demon’s Dance”, the 38th Jackie McLean album. It was recorded in December 1967, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Francis Wollf.

Personnel:

  • Jackie McLean – alto saxophone
  • Woody Shaw – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • LaMont Johnson – piano
  • Scotty Holt – bass
  • Jack DeJohnette – drums
  • Rudy Van Gelder – recording
  • Mati Klarwein – artwork
  • Bob Venosa – design
  • Leonard Feather – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Jackie McLean, except where noted.

  1. Demon’s Dance
  2. Toyland – Cal Massey
  3. Boo Ann’s Grand – Woody Shaw
  4. Sweet Love of Mine – Woody Shaw
  5. Floogeh
  6. Message From Trane – Cal Massey

George Benson: Body Talk

On August 23, 1973, “CTI” label released “Body Talk”, the eleventh George Benson. It was recorded in July 1973, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Creed Taylor.

Personnel:

  • George Benson – lead guitar
  • Earl Klugh – rhythm guitar
  • Harold Mabern – electric piano
  • Ron Carter – acoustic bass
  • Gary King – electric bass
  • Jack DeJohnette – drums
  • Mobutu – percussion, congas
  • Frank Foster – tenor saxophone
  • Gerald Chamberlain – trombone
  • Dick Griffin – trombone
  • Jon Faddis – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • John Gatchell – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Waymon Reed – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Pee Wee Ellis – arrangements, conductor
  • Rudy Van Gelder – engineer
  • Bob Ciano – design
  • Pete Turner – photography
  • Steve Salmieri – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by George Benson, except where noted.

  1. Dance – George Benson, Pee Wee Ellis
  2. When Love Has Grown – Donny Hathaway, Gene McDaniels
  3. Plum
  4. Body Talk
  5. Top of the World

Joe Henderson: Black Narcissus

In January 1976, “Milestone” label released “Black Narcissus”, the 20th Joe Henderson album. It was recorded in October 1974, at “Studios Europa Sonor” in Paris, April 1975, at “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, California, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews and Joe Henderson.

Personnel:

  • Joe Henderson – tenor sax
  • Joachim Kühn – piano
  • Patrick Gleeson – synthesizer, arranger
  • David Friesen – bass 
  • Jean-François Jenny-Clark – bass
  • Daniel Humair – drums, cover painting
  • Jack DeJohnette – drums
  • Bill Summers – congas, percussion
  • Bruce Walford – engineer
  • Claude Martenot – engineer
  • Neil Schwartz – engineer
  • Seth Dworkin – engineer
  • Skip Shimmin – engineer
  • David Turner – mastering
  • Lance Anderson – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Henderson, except where noted.

  1. Black Narcissus
  2. Hindsight and Forethought
  3. Power to the People
  4. Amoeba
  5. Good Morning Heartache – Irene Higginbotham, Ervin Drake, Dan Fisher
  6. The Other Side of Right

John Abercrombie: Night

On November 20, 1984, “ECM” label released “Night”, the eleventh John Abercrombie album. It was recorded in April 1984, at “The Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • John Abercrombie – guitar
  • Michael Brecker – tenor saxophone
  • Jan Hammer – keyboards
  • Jack DeJohnette – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by John Abercrombie except where noted.

  1. Ethereggae – Jan Hammer
  2. Night
  3. 3 East
  4. Look Around
  5. Believe You Me
  6. Four On One

On February 24, 1971.

On February 24, 1971, “Columbia” label released “Jack Johnson”, the 39th Miles Davis album. It was recorded February – April 1970, at “30th Street” in New York City, and was produced by Teo Macero.

Personnel:

  • Miles Davis – trumpet
  • Steve Grossman – soprano saxophone
  • Bennie Maupin – bass clarinet
  • John McLaughlin – electric guitar
  • Sonny Sharrock – electric guitar
  • Herbie Hancock – organ
  • Chick Corea – electric piano
  • Dave Holland – electric bass
  • Michael Henderson – electric bass
  • Jack DeJohnette – drums
  • Billy Cobham – drums
  • Brock Peters – narration
  • Teo Macero – conduction of “unknown orchestra”
  • Stan Tonkel – engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Miles Davis.

  1. Right Off
  2. Yesternow

In December 1968.

In December 1968, “Milestone” label released “Do You Know the Way?” the 18th and the final Bobby Timmons album.

Personnel:

  • Bobby Timmons – piano
  • Joe Beck – guitar
  • Bob Cranshaw – electric bass
  • Jack DeJohnette – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Bobby Timmons except where noted.

  1. The Spanish Count
  2. I Won’t Be Back – Joe Beck
  3. Last Night When We Were Young – Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg
  4. Do You Know the Way to San Jose – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  5. Come Together
  6. Something to Live For – Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn
  7. Soul Time
  8. This Guy’s in Love With You – Burt Bacharach, Hal David

on october 12, 1971.

On October 12, 1971, “CTI” label released “First Light”, the 23rd Freddie Hubbard album. It was recorded in September 1971, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Creed Taylor.

Personnel:

  • Freddie Hubbard – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Jack DeJohnette – drums
  • Ron Carter – bass
  • Richard Wyands – piano
  • George Benson – guitar
  • Airto Moreira – percussion
  • Herbie Hancock – Fender Rhodes piano
  • Phil Kraus – vibraphone
  • Hubert Laws – flute
  • Wally Kane – flute, bassoon
  • George Marge – flute, clarinet
  • Romeo Penque – flute, English horn, oboe, clarinet
  • Jane Taylor – bassoon
  • Ray Alonge – French horn
  • James Buffington – French horn
  • Margaret Ross – harp
  • David Nadien – violin
  • Paul Gershman – violin
  • Emanuel Green – violin
  • Harold Kohon – violin
  • Joe Malin – violin
  • Gene Orloff – violin
  • Matthew Raimondi – violin
  • Tosha Samaroff – violin
  • Irving Spice – violin
  • Alfred Brown – viola
  • Emanuel Vardi – viola
  • Charles McCracken – cello
  • George Ricci – cello
  • Don Sebesky – arranger, conductor

Track listing:

  1. First Light – Freddie Hubbard
  2. Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey –  Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney
  3. Moment to Moment – Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer
  4. Yesterday’s Dreams – Norman Martin, Don Sebesky
  5. Lonely Town (from On the Town) – Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden, Asolph Green
  6. Fantasy in D – Cedar Walton

Gary Peacock

On September 5, 2020, Gary Peacock died aged 85. He was a musician (bass), one of the most important figures in modern jazz history. He recorded and performed with major jazz figures such as Albert Ayler, Paul Bley, Bill Evans, Keith Jarret, Frank Amsallem, Bill Carrothers, Marc Copland, Marilyn Crispell, Don Ellis, Clare Fischer, Barney Kessel, Sonny Simmons, Prince Lasha, Misha Mengelberg, Don Pullen, Bud Shank, Ravi Shankar, John Surman, Ralph Towner, Mal Waldrom, Tony Williams, Jack DeJohnette, Jimmy Woods, Toninho Horta, and Masabumi Kikuchi. As leader, he released twelve albums.

On July 28, 1990.

On July 28, 1990, “Blue Note” label released “Eliane Elias Plays Jobim”, the fifth Eliane Elias studio album. It was recorded in December 1989 and was produced by Eliane Elias and Randy Brecker.

Personnel:

  • Eliane Elias – vocal, piano, arranger, editing
  • Eddie Gomez – bass
  • Jack DeJohnette – drums
  • Nana Vasconcelos – percussion
  • Malcolm Pollack – editing
  • Christine Martin – executive producer

 Track listing:

  1. Waters of March / Aqua de Beber – Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes
  2. Sabia – Chico Buarque, Norman Gimbel, Antonio Carlos Jobim
  3. Passarim – Antonio Carlos Jobim, Paulo Jobim
  4. Don’t Ever Go Away – Dolores Durán, Ray Gilbert, Antonio Carlos Jobim
  5. Desafinado – Antonio Carlos Jobim, Gene Lees
  6. Angela – Antonio Carlos Jobim
  7. Children’s Games – Antonio Carlos Jobim, Gene Lees
  8. Dindi – Ray Gilbert, Antonio Carlos Jobim
  9. Zingaro – Chico Buarque, Antonio Carlos Jobim
  10. One Note Samba – Jon Hendricks, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça
  11. Don’t Ever Go Away – Dolores Duran, Antonio Carlos Jobim

On June 30, 1969.

On June 30, 1969, “Solid State” label released “Is”, the third Chick Corea studio album. It was recorded in May 1969, at “Bell Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Sonny Lester.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea – piano, electric piano
  • Woody Shaw– trumpet
  • Bennie Maupin– tenor saxophone
  • Hubert Laws– flute, piccolo flute
  • Dave Holland– double bass
  • Jack DeJohnette– drums
  • Horace Arnold– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Chick Corea.

  1. Is
  2. Jamala
  3. This
  4. It