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In January 1968.

In January 1968, “Milestone” label released “The Kicker”, the debut Joe Henderson album. It was recorded in August 1967, at “Plaza Sound Studio” in New York City and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Joe Henderson – tenor saxophone
  • Mike Lawrence – trumpet
  • Grachan Moncur III – trombone
  • Kenny Barron – piano
  • Ron Carter – bass
  • Louis Hayes – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Henderson except where noted.

  1. Mamacita
  2. The Kicker
  3. Chelsea Bridge – Billy Strayhorn
  4. If
  5. Nardis – Miles Davis
  6. Without a Song – Edward Eliscu, Billy Rose, Vincent Youmans
  7. O Amor Em Paz (Once I Loved) – Vinicius de Moraes, Ray Gilbert, Antonio Carlos Jobim
  8. Mo’ Joe

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 January 1968.

In January 1968, “Verve” label released “Something Else Again”, the second Richie Havens album. It was recorded in September 1967, and was produced by John Court.

Personnel:

  • Richie Havens – vocals, guitar, sitar, tamboura
  • Warren Bernhardt – organ, piano, clavinet
  • Adrian Guillery – guitar
  • Paul “Dino” Williams – guitar, chant
  • Denny Gerrard – bass
  • Don Payne – bass
  • Eddie Gómez – double bass
  • Daniel Ben Zebulon – conga, drums, chant
  • Donald MacDonald – drums
  • Skip Prokop – drums
  • Val Valentin – engineering director
  • Jerry Schoenbaum – production supervision

Track listing:

  1. No Opportunity Necessary, No Experience Needed – Richie Havens
  2. Inside of Him – Richie Havens
  3. The Klan – Alan Arkin, David Arkin
  4. Sugarplums – Richie Havens
  5. Don’t Listen to Me – Richie Havens
  6. From the Prison – Jerry Merrick
  7. Maggie’s Farm – Bob Dylan
  8. Something Else Again – Richie Havens
  9. New City – Richie Havens, John Court
  10. Run, Shaker Life – Richie Havens, Joe Price, Mark Roth

In January 1968.

In January 1968, “Prestige” label released “My People (Soul People)”, the eighth Freddie Roach album. It was recorded in June 1967, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Jerry Field.

Personnel:

  • Freddie Roach – vocals, organ, piano
  • James Anderson – soprano sax
  • Roland Alexander, Conrad Lester – tenor sax
  • Harry White – flugelhorn
  • Kiane Zawadi – euphonium, trombone
  • Eddie Wright – guitar
  • Eddie Gladden – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Freddie Roach, except where noted

  1. Prince Street
  2. Straight Ahead – Mal Waldron
  3. Mas que Nada – Jorge Ben
  4. Drunk
  5. My People (Soul People)
  6. I’m on My Way
  7. Respectfully Yours
  8. Freddie

In January 1968.

In January 1968, “Blue Note” label released “Mr. Shing-A-Ling”, the 29th Lou Donaldson album. It was recorded in October 1967, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, and was produced by Francis Wolff.

Personnel:

  • Lou Donaldson – alto saxophone
  • Blue Mitchell- trumpet
  • Lonnie Smith- organ
  • Jimmy Ponder– guitar
  • Leo Morris- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Lou Donaldson except where noted.

  1. Ode to Billie Joe – Bobby Gentry
  2. The Humpback
  3. The Shadow of Your Smile – Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster
  4. Peepin’ – Lonnie Smith
  5. The Kid – Harold Ousley