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In May 1968.

In May 1968, “Cadet” label released “The Bright, the Blue and the Beautiful”, the 24th Ahmad Jamal album. It was recorded in February 1968, at “Fine Recording Studios” in New York, and was produced by Richard Evans.

Personnel:

  • Ahmad Jamal – piano
  • Jamil Sulieman – bass
  • Frank Gant – drums
  • The Howard Roberts Choir – vocals
  • Hale Smith – conductor

Track listing:

  1. Wild Is the Wind – Dimitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington
  2. Ballad for Beverly – Bob Williams
  3. Of Bass I Love – Ahmad Jamal, Jamil Sulieman
  4. Yesterdays – Otto Harbach, Jerome Kern
  5. I Wish I Knew (How It Would Feel to Be Free) – Billy Taylor, Dick Dallas
  6. At Long Last Love – Cole Porter
  7. Never Let Me Go – Jay Livingston, Ray Evans
  8. Gypsies in the Wind – Bob Williams
  9. Lover Man – Jimmy Davis, Ram Ramirez, James Sherman
  10. By Myself – Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz

In March 1965.

In March 1965, “Columbia” label released “The Sound of 65”, the debut Graham Bond Organisation (The) album. It was recorded in 1965, and was produced by Robert Stigwood.

Personnel:

  • Graham Bond – vocals, Hammond organ, Mellotron, alto saxophone
  • Dick Heckstall-Smith – tenor saxophone
  • Jack Bruce – electric and acoustic basses, vocals, harmonica
  • Ginger Baker – drums

Track listing:

  1. Hoochie Koochie Man – Willie Dixon
  2. Baby Make Love to Me – Janet Godfrey, John Group
  3. Neighbour, Neighbour – Alton Joseph Valier
  4. Early in the Morning – traditional, arranged by John Group
  5. Spanish Blues – Graham Bond
  6. Oh Baby – Graham Bond
  7. Little Girl – Graham Bond
  8. I Want You – Graham Bond
  9. Wade in the Water – traditional, arranged by John Group, Paul Getty
  10. Got My Mojo Working – McKinley Morganfield
  11. Train Time – John Group
  12. Baby Be Good to Me – Janet Godfrey, John Group
  13. Half a Man – Graham Bond
  14. Tammy – Jay Livingston, Ray Evans

On January 27, 1998.

On January 27, 1998, “Blue Note” label released “Back to the Tracks”, the sixth Tina Brooks album. It was recorded September – October 1960, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Tina Brooks – tenor saxophone
  • Jackie McLean – alto saxophone
  • Blue Mitchell – trumpet
  • Kenny Drew – piano
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Art Taylor – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Tina Brooks except where noted.

  1. Back to the Tracks
  2. Street Singer
  3. The Blues and I
  4. For Heaven’s Sake – Elise Bretton, Sherman Edwards, Donald Meyer
  5. The Ruby and The Pearl – Jay Livingston, Ray Evans

In September 1964.

In September 1964, “Smash Records” label released “Out of Sight”, the ninth James Brown studio album. It was recorded in 1964, and was produced by James Brown.

Personnel:

  • James Brown – vocals
  • Bobby Byrd – organ, backing vocals
  • Ernie Hayes – piano, organ
  • Les Buie – guitar
  • Billy Butler – guitar
  • Wallace Richardson – guitar
  • Lucas Fats Gonder – organ
  • Bernard Odum – bass
  • Sam Thomas – bass
  • Al Lucas – bass
  • David “Panama” Francis – drums
  • Melvin Parker – drums
  • Nat Kendrick – drums
  • Nat Jones – alto saxophone
  • George Dorsey – alto saxophone
  • Haywood Henry – baritone saxophone
  • Maceo Parker – baritone saxophone
  • Jerome Richardson – tenor saxophone
  • Sam “The Man” Taylor – tenor saxophone
  • Seldon Powell – tenor saxophone
  • Al Brisco Clark – tenor saxophone
  • Eldde Williams – tenor saxophone
  • St. Clair Pinckney – tenor saxophone
  • Joe Dupars – trumpet
  • McKinley Johnson – trumpet
  • Ron Tooley – trumpet
  • Teddy Washington – trumpet
  • Richard Harris – trombone
  • Wilmer Milton – trombone
  • New York Studio Orchestra
  • New York Studio Chorus
  • Sammy Lowe – conductor, arranger
  • Eugen “Baby Lloyd” Stallworth, Bobby Bennett – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Out of Sight – Ted Wright
  2. Come Rain or Come Shine – Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer
  3. Good Rockin’ Tonight – Roy Brown
  4. Till Then – Eddie Seiler, Guy Wood, Sol Marcus
  5. Nature Boy – Eden Ahbez
  6. I Wanna be Around – Johnny Mercer, Sadie Vimmerstedt
  7. I Got You – Ted Wright
  8. Maybe the Last Time – Ted Wright
  9. Mona Lisa – Jay Livingston, Ray Evans
  10. I Love You, Porgy – George Gershwin, DuBose Heyward
  11. Only You – Ande Rand, Buck Ram
  12. Somethin’ Else – Ted Wright

on january 26, 2000.

On January 26, 2000, “Telarc” label released “McCoy Tyner with Stanley Clarke and Al Foster”, the 68th McCoy Tyner album. It was recorded in April 1999, at “Clinton Recording Studio “B” in New York.

Personnel:

  • McCoy Tyner: piano
  • Stanley Clarke: bass, electric bass
  • Al Foster: drums

Track listing:

All tracks by McCoy Tyner, except where noted.

  1. Trane-Like
  2. Once Upon a Time
  3. Never Let Me Go – Ray Evans, Jay Livingston
  4. I Want to Tell You ‘Bout That
  5. Will You Still Be Mine? – Tom Adair, Mat Dennis
  6. Goin’ ‘Way Blues
  7. In the Tradition Of – Stanley Clarke
  8. The Night has a Thousand Eyes – Buddy Bernier, Jerry Brainin
  9. Carriba
  10. Memories
  11. I Want to Tell You ‘Bout That (alternate take)

In December 1973.

In December 1973, “Milestone” label released “Butterfly Dreams”, the second Flora Purim studio album. It was recorded in December 1973, at “fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, California, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Flora Purim – vocals, arrangements 
  • George Duke – electric piano, ARP synthesizer, clavinet, piano, arrangements
  • David Amaro – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Stanley Clarke – Fender electric bass, acoustic bass, arrangements
  • Ernie Hood – zither
  • Joe Henderson – flute, tenor saxophone
  • Airto Moreira – drums, percussion
  • Jim Stern – engineering
  • Eddie Bill Harris – engineering
  • David Turner – mastering
  • Anthony Samuel Lane – art direction, design, photography

Track listing:

  1. Dr. Jive Pt. I – Stanley Clarke
  2. Butterfly Dreams – lyrics by Neville Potter, music by Stanley Clarke
  3. Dindi – lyrics by Aloisio de Oliveira, music by Antonio Carlos Jobim
  4. Summer Night – Harry Warren, Al Dubin
  5. Love Reborn – lyrics by Flora Purim, music by George Duke
  6. Moon Dreams – lyrics by Jay Livingston, Ray Evans, music by Egberto Gismonti
  7. Dr. Jive Pt. II – Stanley Clarke
  8. Light as a Feather – lyrics by Flora Purim, music by Stanley Clarke

In November 1958.

In November 1958, “Riverside” label released “This Is the Moment!”, the seventh Kenny Dorham album. It was recorded in May 1957, and August 1958, at “Reeves Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Kenny Dorham – vocals, trumpet
  • Curtis Fuller – trombone
  • Cedar Walton – piano
  • Sam Jones – bass
  • G.T. Hogan, Charlie Persip – drums
  • Jack Higgins – recording engineer

Track listing:

  1. Autumn Leaves – Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prévert, Johnny Mercer
  2. I Remember Clifford – Benny Golson, Jon Hendricks
  3. Since I Fell for You – Buddy Johnson
  4. I Understand – Kim Gannon, Mabel Wayne
  5. From This Moment On – Cole Porter
  6. This Is the Moment – Frederick Hollander, Leo Robin
  7. Angel Eyes – Earl Brent, Matt Dennis
  8. Where Are You? – Harold Adamson, Jimmy McHugh
  9. Golden Earrings – Ray Evans, Jay Livingston, Victor Young
  10. Make Me a Present of You – Joe Greene

On May 9, 2000.

On May 9, 2000, “N-Coded” label released “Never Never Land”, the debut Jane Monheit album. It was recorded in January 2000, and was produced by Joel Dorn and Carl Griffin.

Personnel:

  • Jane Monheit– vocals, vocal arrangement
  • Hank Crawford– alto saxophone
  • David “Fathead” Newman– flute, tenor saxophone
  • Kenny Barron– piano
  • Bucky Pizzarelli– guitar
  • Ron Carter– bass
  • Lewis Nash– drums
  • Carl Griffin – executive producer
  • Tom Shick – engineer, mixing
  • Todd Parker – assistant engineer
  • Gene Paul– mastering, mixing
  • David Berkman– arranger
  • Peter Eldridge – arranger

Track listing:

  1. Please Be Kind – Saul Chapin, Sammy Cahn
  2. Detour Ahead – Herb Ellis, Johnny Frigo, Lou Carter
  3. More Than You Know – Vincent Youmans, Billy Rose, Edward Eliscu
  4. Dindi – Antonio Carlos Jobim, Aloisio de Oliveira, Ray Gilbert
  5. Save Your Love for Me – Buddy Johnson
  6. Never Let Me Go – Ray Evans, Jay Livingston
  7. My Foolish Heart – Victor Young, Ned Washington
  8. I Got It Bad (and That Ain’t Good) – Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster
  9. Twisted – Wardell Gray, Annie Ross
  10. Never Never Land – Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne

On February 24, 2004.

On February 24, 2004, “Warner Bros” label released “Anything Goes”, the 14th Brad Mehldau album. It was recorded October 2002, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Matt Pierson and Brad Mehldau.

Personnel:

  • Brad Mehldau– piano
  • Larry Grenadier– bass
  • Jorge Rossy– drums
  • James Farber, Steve Mazur, Aya Takemura – engineer
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Lawrence Azerrad Design – art direction, design
  • Warren Darius Aftahi – photography
  • Dana Watson – production coordinator

Track listing:

  1. Get Happy – Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler
  2. Dreamsville – Raymond B. Evans, Jay Livingston, Henry Mancini
  3. Anything Goes – Cole Porter
  4. Tres Palabras – Osvaldo Farrés
  5. Skippy – Thelonious Monk
  6. Nearness of You – Hoagy Carmichael, Ned Washington
  7. Still Crazy After All These Years – Paul Simon
  8. Everything in Its Right Place – Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood
  9. Smile – Charlie Chaplin, Geoff Parsons, James John Turner Phillips
  10. I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face – Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe

On January 30, 2007.

On January 30, 2007, “Highnote” label released “Blue Fable”,the 21st Larry Willis album. It was recorded in October 2006, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Don Sickler.

Personnel:

  • Larry Willis– piano
  • Joe Ford– alto saxophone
  • Steve Davis– trombone
  • Eddie Gómez
  • Billy Drummond– drums
  • Rudy Van Gelder- engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Larry Willis except where noted

  1. Rhythm-a-Ning – Thelonious Monk
  2. Insidious Behavior
  3. Nardis – Miles Davis
  4. Blue Fable – Jackie McLean
  5. Never Let Me Go – Jay Livingston, Ray Evans
  6. Landscape – Joe Ford
  7. Who’s Kidding Who
  8. Prayer for New Orleans – Steve Davis