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On September 11, 2000.

On September 11, 2000, “Verve” label released “Sci-Fi”, the fourth Christian McBride studio album. It was recorded in February 2000, at “Avatar Studios”, and was produced by Christian McBride.

Personnel:

  • Christian McBride – upright and electric bass, keyboards
  • Ron Blake– tenor and soprano sax
  • Shedrick Mitchell – piano, electric piano
  • Rodney Green – drums
  • Herbie Hancock– piano
  • Dianne Reeves– vocalese
  • Toots Thielemans– harmonica
  • James Carter– bass clarinet
  • David Gilmore– acoustic and electric guitar
  • Joe Ferla – recording, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Christian McBride, except where noted.

  1. Aja – Walter Becker, Donald Fagen
  2. Uhura’s Moment Returned
  3. Xerxes
  4. Lullaby for a Ladybug
  5. Science Fiction
  6. Walking on the Moon – Sting
  7. Havona – Jaco Pastorius
  8. I’ll Guess I’ll Have to Forget
  9. Butterfly Dreams – Stanley Clarke
  10. Via Mwandishi
  11. The Sci-fi Outro
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On June 16, 2009.

On June 16, 2009, “Mack Avenue” label released “Kind of Brown”, the eight Christian McBride album. It was recorded in 2009, at “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, California, and was produced by Christian McBride.

Personnel:

  • Christian McBride – acoustic bass
  • Steve Wilson– alto, soprano saxophone
  • Warren Wolf, Jr.– vibes
  • Eric Reed– piano
  • Carl Allen– drums
  • Justin Gerrish – engineer
  • Jesse Nichols – assistant engineer
  • Joe Ferla – recording, mixing
  • Mark Wilder – mastering
  • Gretchen Carhartt Valade – executive producer
  • Raj Naik – design
  • Keith Henry Brown – illustration
  • Orrin Keepnews– liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Christian McBride, except where noted.

  1. Brother Mister
  2. Theme for Kareem – Freddie Hubbard
  3. Rainbow Wheel
  4. Starbeam
  5. Used ‘Ta Could
  6. The Shade of the Cedar Tree
  7. Pursuit of Peace – Eric Scott Reed
  8. Uncle James
  9. Stick & Move
  10. Where Are You? – Harold Adamson, Jimmy McHugh

 

 

On March 14, 2000,

On March 14, 2000, “Verve” label released “Bump”, the 24th John Scofield album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Lee Townsend.

Personnel:

  • John Scofiel – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Mark Degli Antoni- keyboard sampler
  • David Livolsi – electric bass
  • Tony Scherr- acoustic and electric bass
  • Chris Wood- electric bass
  • Eric Kalb – drums
  • Kenny Wollesen- drums
  • Johnny Durkin – congas
  • Johnny Almendra – percussion
  • Joe Ferla – recording, mixing
  • Kevin Killen – recording
  • Andrea Yankovsky – assistant engineer
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Susan Scofield – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by John Scofield.

  1. Three Sisters
  2. Chichon
  3. Beep Beep
  4. Kelpers
  5. Groan Man
  6. Fez
  7. Blackout
  8. Kilgeffen
  9. We Are Not Alone
  10. Swinganova
  11. Drop and Roll
  12. Kilgeffen (Reprise)

On February 24, 1998.

On February 24, 1998, “Verve” label released “The Sound of Summer Running”, the second Marc Johnson studio album. It was recorded in 1997, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Lee Townsend. The album title was borrowed from a story by Ray Bradbury.

Personnel:

  • Marc Johnson– double bass
  • Bill Frisell– acoustic and electric guitars
  • Pat Metheny– electric and acoustic guitars, 42-string Pikasso guitar
  • Joey Baron– drums, tambourine
  • Joe Ferla – engineer
  • Greg Calbi – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Marc Johnson, except where noted.

  1. Faith in You
  2. Ghost Town – Bill Frisell
  3. Summer Running
  4. With My Boots On
  5. Union Pacific
  6. Porch Swing
  7. Dingy-Dong Day
  8. The Adventures of Max and Ben – Bill Frisell
  9. In a Quiet Place – Eliane Elias, Marc Johnson
  10. For a Thousand Years – Pat Metheny

 

On December 13, 1977.

On December 13, 1977, “Atlantic” label released “Blue Lights in the Basement”, the sixth Roberta Flack studio album. It was recorded 1976 – 1977, and was produced by Rubina Flake, Joe Ferla and Gene McDaniels.

Personnel:

  • Roberta Flack– vocals, keyboards, arrangements
  • Paul Griffin– keyboards
  • Ronnie Foster– keyboards, background vocals
  • Don Grolnick– keyboards
  • Rob Mounsey– keyboards
  • Leon Pendarvis– keyboards, background vocals, musical arrangements
  • Harry Whitaker – keyboards, musical arrangements
  • Reggie Lucas– guitar
  • Hugh McCracken– guitar, musical arrangements
  • Jeff Mironov – guitar
  • David Spinozza– guitar
  • John Tropea– guitar
  • Michael Kamen– oboe solo, musical arrangements
  • Anthony Jackson– bass guitar
  • Basil Fearrington – bass
  • Will Lee– bass guitar
  • Gary King– bass, musical arrangements
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Allan Schwartzberg– drums
  • Jimmy Wong – drums
  • Howard King – drums
  • Idris Muhammad– drums
  • Crusher Bennett – percussion
  • David Carey – percussion
  • Jimmy Maelen– percussion
  • James Mtume– percussion, background vocals
  • Jim Gilstrap, Lani Groves, Gwen Guthrie, Yvonne Lewis, Gene McDaniels, Zach Sanders, Brenda White, Deniece Williams– background vocals

Track listing:

  1. Why Don’t You Move in with Me – Gene McDaniels
  2. The Closer I Get to You – Reggie Lucas, James Mtume
  3. Fine, Fine Day – Rachel Perry
  4. This Time I’ll Be Sweeter – Pat Grant, Gwen Guthrie
  5. 25th of Last December – Gene McDaniels
  6. After You – Michael Masser, Ron Miller
  7. I’d Like to Be Baby to You – Morgan Ames
  8. Soul Deep – Wayne Carson
  9. Love is the Healing – Gene McDaniels
  10. Where I’ll Find You – David McHugh

On December 10, 1993.

On December 10, 1993, “Avant” label released “Absinthe”, the seventh and the final Naked City album. It was recorded in December 1992 at “Electric Lady” in New York City, and was produced by John Zorn.

Personnel:

  • John Zorn- vocals, synthesizer, sampler
  • Bill Frisell- guitar
  • Fred Frith- bass guitar
  • Wayne Horvitz- keyboards, synthesizer, sampler
  • Joey Baron- percussion
  • Disk Union – executive producer
  • Joe Ferla – engineer
  • Hoover Le – assistant engineer
  • Scott Hull – mastering
  • Hans Bellmer”Les Jeux de la Poupée – cover photography
  • Tomoyo T.L. (Karath=Razar) – design
  • Lisa Wells – photography typesetting

Track listing:

All tracks by John Zorn.

  1. Val De Travers
  2. Une Correspondance
  3. La Fée Verte
  4. Fleurs Du Mal
  5. Artemisia Absinthium
  6. Notre Dame De L’oubli (For Olivier Messiaen)
  7. Verlaine: Part I: Un Midi Moins Dix
  8. Verlaine: Part II: La Bleue
  9. …Rend Fou

 

On October 25, 1984.

On October 25, 1984, “Warner Bros” label released “Bright Red”, the fifth Laurie Anderson studio album. It was recorded 1983 – 1984, at “The Lobby” and “Skyline Studios” in New York City and “Westside Studios” in London, and was produced by Brian Eno and Laurie Anderson.

Personnel:

  • Laurie Anderson – vocals, keyboards
  • Brian Eno- treatments, keyboards
  • Marc Ribot– guitar
  • Lou Reed– vocals, guitar
  • Adrian Belew- guitar
  • Arto Lindsay– vocals
  • Phillip Ballou – background vocals
  • Cyro Baptista– percussion
  • Joey Baron– drums
  • Ben Fenner – bass
  • Guy Klucevsek– accordion
  • Gerry Leonard– guitar
  • Greg Cohen– guitar, bass
  • Jamie West-Oram– guitar
  • Kevin Killen – treatments
  • Neil Conti– shaker
  • Dougie Browne – drums
  • Peter Scherer – keyboards
  • Greg Cohen– music director
  • Kevin Killen – engineer, mixing
  • Joe Ferla – additional basic tracks engineer
  • Ben Fenner – overdubs engineer
  • Alec Head – additional overdubs engineer
  • Hiro Ishihara, Andy Baker, Danton Supple, Miles Green – assistant engineer
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Yolanda Cuomo – linear notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Laurie Anderson except where noted

Bright Red

  1. Speechless (the Eagle and the Weasel)
  2. Bright Red – additional lyrics from Isaiah
  3. The Puppet Motel – lyrics by Laurie Anderson, music by Laurie Anderson, Brian Eno
  4. Speak My Language
  5. World Without End
  6. Freefall
  7. Muddy River – lyrics by Laurie Anderson, music by Laurie Anderson, Brian Eno

Tightrope

  1. Beautiful Pea Green Boat – additional lyrics from “The Owl and the Pussycat” by Edward Lear
  2. Love Among the Sailors
  3. Poison – lyrics by Laurie Anderson, music by Laurie Anderson, Brian Eno
  4. In Our Sleep – lyrics by Laurie Anderson, Lou Reed, music by Laurie Anderson
  5. Night in Baghdad
  6. Tightrope – lyrics by Laurie Anderson, music by Laurie Anderson, Brian Eno
  7. Same Time Tomorrow