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In February 1967.

In February 1967, “Blue Note” label released “Blue Spirits”, the thirteenth Freddie Hubbard album. It was recorded February 1965 – March 1966, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.


  • Freddie Hubbard- trumpet
  • James Spaulding- alto saxophone, flute
  • Joe Henderson- tenor saxophone
  • Harold Mabern- piano
  • Larry Ridley– bass
  • Bob Cranshaw– bass
  • Reggie Workman– bass
  • Clifford Jarvis– drums
  • Elvin Jones– drums
  • Pete LaRoca– drums
  • Big Black – congas
  • Kiane Zawadi- euphonium
  • Hank Mobley- tenor saxophone
  • McCoy Tyner– piano
  • Herbie Hancock- piano, celeste
  • Hosea Taylor – alto saxophone, bassoon

All tracks by Freddie Hubbard

  1. Soul Surge
  2. Blue Spirits
  3. Outer Forces
  4. Cunga Black
  5. Jodo

On November 26, 1966.

On November 26, 1966, “Blue Note” label released “Mode for Joe”, the fifth Joe Henderson studio album. It was recorded in January 1966, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Engelwood Cliffs.


  • Joe Henderson– tenor saxophone
  • Lee Morgan– trumpet
  • Curtis Fuller– trombone
  • Bobby Hutcherson– vibes
  • Cedar Walton– piano
  • Ron Carter– bass
  • Joe Chambers– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Henderson except where noted.

  1. A Shade of Jade
  2. Mode for Joe – Cedar Walton
  3. Black – Cedar Walton
  4. Caribbean Fire Dance
  5. Granted
  6. Free Wheelin’ – Lee Morgan

On September 24, 1991.

On September 24, 1991, “Geffen” label released “Pop Pop”, the sixth Rickie Lee Jones album. It was recorded in 1989, at “Skyline Recording” in Topanga, California, and was produced by Rickie Lee Jones and David Was.


  • Rickie Lee Jones, vocals; acoustic guitar
  • Robben Ford- acoustic guitar
  • Charlie Haden – acoustic bass
  • John Leftwich – acoustic bass
  • Walfredo Reyes, Jr.- bongos, shakers
  • Bob Sheppard- clarinet, tenor saxophone
  • Joe Henderson- tenor saxophone
  • Dino Saluzzi– bandoneon
  • Charlie Shoemake– vibraphone
  • Steven Kindler – violin
  • Michael O’Neill – acoustic guitar
  • Michael Greiner – hurdy-gurdy
  • April Gay, Arnold McCuller, David Was, Donny Gerrard, Terry Bradford – backing vocals
  • Pascal Nabet Meyer – executive producer
  • Greg Penny, John Eden, Jon Ingoldsby – engineer
  • Kevin Reagan – art direction, design

Track listing:

  1. My One and Only Love – Guy Wood, Robert Mellin
  2. Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most – Fran Landesman, Tommy Wolf
  3. Hi-Lili, Hi-Lo – Bronisław Kaper, Helen Deutsch
  4. Up from the Skies – Jimi Hendrix
  5. The Second Time Around – Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn
  6. Dat Dere – Bobby Timmons, Oscar Brown, Jr.
  7. I’ll Be Seeing You – Irving Kahal, Sammy Fain
  8. Bye Bye Blackbird – Mort Dixon, Ray Henderson
  9. The Ballad of the Sad Young Men – Fran Landesman, Tommy Wolf
  10. I Won’t Grow Up – Carolyn Leigh, Mark Charlap
  11. Love Junkyard – David Weiss, John Keller
  12. Comin’ Back to Me – Marty Balin

On January 14, 1982.

On January 14, 1982, “Elektra” label released “Echoes of an Era”, the fifth Chaka Khan album. It was recorded 1981 -1982, at “Mad Hatter Studios”, Los Angeles, and was produced by Lenny White.


  • Chaka Khan- vocals
  • Joe Henderson- tenor saxophone
  • Freddie Hubbard- trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Chick Corea- piano
  • Stanley Clarke- acoustic bass
  • Lenny White- drums
  • Bernie Kirsch – sound engineer

Track listing:

  1. Them There Eyes – Maceo Pinkard, Doris Tauber, William Tracey
  2. All of Me – Gerald Marks, Seymour Simons
  3. I Mean You – Coleman Hawkins, Thelonious Monk
  4. I Loves You Porgy – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward
  5. Take the “A” Train – Billy Strayhorn
  6. I Hear Music – Burton Lane, Frank Loesser
  7. High Wire – The Aerialist – Chick Corea, Tony Cohen
  8. All of Me (Alternate take) – Gerald Marks, Seymour Simons
  9. Spring Can Really Hang You up the Most – Fran Landesman, Tommy Wolf

In January 1966.

In January 1966, “Blue Note” label released “The Cape Verdean Blues”, the fourteen Horace Silver album. It was recorded in October 1965, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.


  • Horace Silver– piano
  • Woody Shaw– trumpet
  • Joe Henderson- tenor sax
  • J. Johnson– trombone
  • Bob Cranshaw– bass
  • Roger Humphries- drums

 Track listing:

All tracks by Horace Silver, except where noted

  1. The Cape Verdean Blues
  2. The African Queen
  3. Pretty Eyes
  4. Nutville
  5. Bonita
  6. Mo’ Joe – Joe Henderson

In January 1965.

In January 1965, “Blue Note” label released “Song for My Father”, the thirteen Horace Silver album. It was recorded on October 31, 1963, January 28 and October 26 1964, and was produced by Alfred Lion.


  • Horace Silver– piano
  • Carmell Jones– trumpet
  • Joe Henderson– tenor saxophone
  • Teddy Smith– bass
  • Roger Humphries– drums
  • Blue Mitchell– trumpet
  • Junior Cook– tenor saxophone
  • Gene Taylor– bass
  • Roy Brooks – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Horace Silver, except where noted.

  1. Song for My Father
  2. The Natives Are Restless Tonight
  3. Calcutta Cutie
  4. Que Pasa
  5. The Kicker – Joe Henderson
  6. Lonely Woman

In January 1971.

In January 1971, “CTI” label released “Straight Life”, the nineteenth Freddie Hubbard album It was recorded on 16 November 1970, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, and was produced by Creed Taylor.


  • Freddie Hubbard- trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Joe Henderson- tenor saxophone
  • Herbie Hancock- electric piano
  • George Benson- guitar
  • Ron Carter- double bass
  • Jack DeJohnette- drums
  • Richard Landrum – drums, percussion
  • Weldon Irvine- tambourine

Track listing:

  1. Straight Life – Freddie Hubbard
  2. Clean – Weldon Irvine
  3. Here’s That Rainy Day – Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke