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On June 16, 1999.

On June 16, 1999, “Polydor Japan” released “One for All”, the 28th Kazumi Watanabe album. It was recorded in March 1999, at “The Bottom Line” in New York City, and was produced by Koko Tanikawa and Kazumi Watanabe.

Personnel:

  • Kazumi Watanabe – guitars, arranger
  • Larry Coryell – guitar
  • Akiko Yano – piano, arranger
  • Mike Mainieri – vibraphone, arranger
  • John Patitucci – bass
  • Mino Cinelu – drums
  • Koko Tanikawa – arranger
  • Doug Epstein – recording, mixing
  • Billy Eric, Tom Filogomo – engineer assistants
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Yutaka Katayama – artwork director
  • Toshifumi Kusano – photography
  • Hiromi Saeki – coordination

Track listing:

  1. Havana – Koko Tanikawa
  2. Water Ways Flow Backward Again – Akiko Yano
  3. Libertango – Ástor Piazzolla
  4. Somewhere – Leonard Bernstein
  5. Afro Blue – Mongo Santamaria
  6. One for All – Kazumi Watanabe
  7. Milestones – Miles Davis

On June 12, 2020.

On June 12, 2020, “Blue Note” label released “Pick Me Up Off the Floor”, the seventh Norah Jones studio album. It was recorded 2019 – 2020, at “Electric Lady Studios” in New York City, “Brooklyn Recording”, “Reservoir Studios” and “Rainbow Star” in Brooklyn, NY, and was produced by Norah Jones and Jeff Tweedy.

Personnel:

  • Norah Jones – vocals, piano, Wurlitzer electric piano, Hammond B3 organ, drums, celesta
  • Jeff Tweedy – acoustic and electric guitar, electric bass
  • Pete Remm – Hammond B3, synthesizer, electric guitar
  • Dan Lead – pedal steel guitar
  • Christopher Thomas – upright bass
  • Jesse Murphy – upright bass
  • Josh Lattanzi – electric bass 
  • John Patitucci – electric bass 
  • Dan Rieser, Josh Adams – drums
  • Brian Blade – drums
  • Nate Smith – drums 
  • Spencer Tweedy – drums
  • Mauro Refosco – shaker
  • Leon Michels – tenor saxophone 
  • Dave Guy – trumpet
  • Mazz Swift – violin, backing vocals
  • Ayane Kozasa – viola
  • Paul Wiancko – cello, string arrangement
  • Ruby Amanfu, Sam Ashworth – backing vocals 
  • Brandon Bost – recording
  • Andy Taub – recording
  • Patrick Dillett – recording
  • Mark Greenberg – engineer
  • Matt Marinelli – additional recording
  • Jake Owen – additional recording
  • Homer Steinweiss – horns recording
  • Jamie Landry – mixing
  • Tom Schick – recording, mixing
  • Greg Calbi, Steve Fallone – mastering
  • Samuel Wahl – musical assistant
  • John Muller, Joey Wunsch – musical assistants
  • James Yost – musical assistant
  • Frank Harkins – art direction, design
  • Diane Russo – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Norah Jones, except where noted.

  1. How I Weep
  2. Flame Twin
  3. Hurts to Be Alone
  4. Heartbroken, Day After
  5. Say No More – Norah Jones, Sarah Oda
  6. This Life
  7. To Live
  8. I’m Alive – Norah Jones, Jeff Tweedy
  9. Were You Watching? – Norah Jones, Emily Fiskio
  10. Stumble on My Way
  11. Heaven Above – Norah Jones, Jeff Tweedy

On May 6, 2014.

On May 6, 2014, “Nonesuch” label released the self-titled, sixth Natalie Merchant album. It was recorded 2013 – 2014, at “Clubhouse Recording Studios”, “Electric Lady Studios”, and was produced by Natalie Merchant.

Personnel:

  • Natalie Merchant – vocals
  • Uri Sharlin – grand piano, electric piano, upright piano
  • John Medeski – organ, keyboards
  • Jonathan Dreyden – organ
  • Gabriel Gordon – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Erik Della Penna – electric guitar
  • Jeremy McCoy – double bass
  • John Patitucci – double bass
  • Kurt Muroki – double bass
  • Jesse Murphy – electric bass
  • Marc Friedman – electric bass
  • Shawn Pelton – drums
  • Andrew Barr – drums
  • Kenny Wollesen – drums, percussion
  • Stephen Barber – string arrangements
  • Nadége Foofat – string arrangements
  • Tony Finno – string arrangements
  • Liz Lim – violin
  • Joanna Maurer – violin 
  • Lisa Kim – violin 
  • Quan Ge – violin 
  • Sein Ryu – violin 
  • Sharon Yamada – violin
  • Robert Rinehart – viola
  • Vivek Kamath – viola
  • Alan Stepansky – cello
  • Wei Yu – cello
  • Ru Pie Yeh – cello
  • Eddie Allen – flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Clark Gayton – tuba, trombone, horn arrangements
  • Steve Elson – clarinet, saxophones
  • Anthony McGill – clarinet
  • Mindy Kaufmann – flute
  • Johanna Warren, Simi Stone, Tamar-kali, Elizabeth Mitchell – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Natalie Merchant.

  1. Ladybird
  2. Maggie Said
  3. Texas
  4. Go Down Moses
  5. Seven Deadly Sins
  6. Giving Up Everything
  7. Black Sheep
  8. It’s a Coming
  9. Lulu (introduction)
  10. Lulu
  11. The End

On February 9, 2020.

On February 9, 2020, Armando Anthony “Chick” Corea died aged 79. He was musician (piano, keyboards, percussion), composer and bandleader. He is regarded as one of the major piano players to emerge in jazz during the post-John Coltrane era. Recorded and performed with the most important Jazz musicians including Miles Davis, Mongo Santamaria, Willie Bobo, Blue Mitchell, Herbie Mann, Stan Getz, Roy Haunes, Miroslav Vitous, Stanley Clarke, Richard Davis, Joe Farrell, Joe Henderson, Eric Kloss, Hubert Laws, Herbie Mann, Blue Mitchell, John Patitucci, Wayne Shorter, Cal Tjader, Sonny Stitt, Dave Pike, Armando Peraza, Marion Brown, Sadao Watanabe, Larry Coryell, John Surman, Elvin Jones, Rolf Kühn, Airto Moreira, Antony Braxton, Pete La Roca, Al Di Meola, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Ron Carter, Gábor Szabó, Donald Byrd, Tete Montoliu, Chaka Khan, Eddie Gomez, Wallace Rooney, Herbie Hancock, Antonio Sanches, Gary Burton and Hiromi Uehara. Corea formed and lead Return to Forever, Circle, Chick Corea Elektric Band, Chick Corea Akoustic Band and Five Peace Band. As leader he released 77 studio and 23 live albums. Corea won 23 “Grammy Awards”.

On September 26, 2006.

On September 26, 2006, “Telarc” label released “Consequence of Chaos”, the 26th Al Di Meola album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Al Di Meola.

Personnel:

  • Al Di Meola– acoustic and electric guitar, keyboards, percussion
  • Chick Corea– acoustic piano
  • Barry Miles– acoustic piano, keyboards, marimba
  • Mario Parmisano – acoustic piano, keyboards
  • John Patitucci– acoustic and electric bass
  • Victor Miranda – electric and baby upright bass
  • Gumbi Ortiz – congas, percussion
  • Kornel Horvath – shaker, gato drum, udo
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Ernie Adams – drums, congas, bongos, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Al Di Meola.

  1. San Marco (Moderna)
  2. Turquoise
  3. Odyssey
  4. Tao
  5. Azucar
  6. Sanctuary
  7. Hypnose
  8. Red Moon
  9. Cry for You
  10. Just Three Words
  11. Tempest
  12. Storm Off-Shore
  13. Black Pearls
  14. Africana Suite
  15. San Marco (Vecchio)

On September 14, 2018.

On September 14, 2018, “Blue Note” label released “Emanon”, the 26th Wayne Shorter album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, “Danilo’s Jazz Club”, “American Trade Hotel”, “Casco Viejo”, in Panama, “The Barbican”, in London, and was produced by Don Was and Wayne Shorter. The album contains both studio and live recordings.

Personnel:

  • Wayne Shorter – soprano and tenor saxophone
  • Danilo Perez– piano
  • John Patitucci– bass
  • Brian Blade– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Wayne Shorter, except where noted.

  1. Pegasus
  2. Prometheus Unbound
  3. Lotus
  4. The Three Marias
  5. The Three Marias
  6. Lost and Orbits Medley
  7. Lotus
  8. She Moves Through the Fair – traditional, arranged by Wayne Shorter
  9. Adventures Aboard the Golden Mean
  10. Prometheus Unbound

On September 9, 2003.

On September 9, 2003, “Verve” label released “Wide Angles”, the 20th Michael Brecker album. It was recorded in January 2003, and was produced by Michael Brecker and Gil Goldstein. In 2004, “Wide Angels” won the “Grammy Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album”.

Personnel:

  • Michael Brecker – tenor saxophone, arranger
  • John Patitucci– bass
  • Adam Rogers– guitar
  • Antonio Sánchez– drums
  • Robin Eubanks– trombone
  • Alex Sipiagin– trumpet
  • Charles Pillow – English horn, oboe
  • Peter Gordon – French horn
  • Steve Wilson– alto flute
  • Iain Dixon – bass clarinet
  • Joyce Hammann – violin
  • Mark Feldman– violin, concert master
  • Lois Martin – viola
  • Erik Friedlander– cello
  • Daniel Sadownick – percussion
  • Gil Goldstein– arranger, conductor, orchestration
  • Brian Dozoretz – assistant engineer
  • Jay Newland – engineer, mixing
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • George Whitty – digital editing
  • Nicole Hegeman – production coordination
  • Darryl Pitt – production coordination
  • Tommy Wilson – production coordination

Track listing:

All tracks by Michael Brecker except where noted.

  1. Broadband
  2. Cool Day in Hell
  3. Angle of Repose
  4. Timbuktu
  5. Night Jessamine
  6. Scylla – Michael Brecker, George Whitty
  7. Brexterity
  8. Evening Faces – Don Grolnick
  9. Modus Operandy
  10. Never Alone

On August 24, 2004.

On August 24, 2004, “Stretch Records” label released “To the Stars”, the eighth Chick Corea Elektric Band album. It was recorded in 2004 and was produced by Chick Corea.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea– keyboards, liner notes
  • Eric Marienthal– saxophone
  • Frank Gambale– guitar
  • John Patitucci– bass guitar
  • Dave Weckl– drums
  • Pernell Saturnino– percussion
  • Steve Wilson– saxophone
  • Bernie Kirsh – engineer
  • Bob Cetti – assistant engineer
  • Bernie Grundman– mastering
  • Rik Pekkonen – mixing
  • Emanuele Ruffinengo – assistant producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Chick Corea.

  1. Check Blast
  2. Port View 1
  3. Mistress Luck-A Portrait
  4. Mistress Luck-The Party
  5. Port View 2
  6. Johnny’s Landing
  7. Port View 3
  8. Alan Corday
  9. Port View 4
  10. Hound of Heaven
  11. Port View 5
  12. The Long Passage
  13. Port View 6
  14. Jocelyn-The Commander
  15. Port View 7
  16. Captain Jocelyn-Tribute by His Crew
  17. Captain Jocelyn-The Pianist

 

On August 22, 1991.

On August 22, 1991, “GRP” label released “Beneath the Mask”, the fifth Chick Corea Elektric Band studio album. It was recorded in 1991, at “GRP Group Company”, and was produced by Chick Corea.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea – keyboards, mini Moog, synclavier, synthesizer
  • Frank Gambale– guitar, synthesizer guitar
  • Eric Marienthal– alto and soprano saxophone
  • John Patitucci– bass
  • Dave Weckl– drums, percussion, mixing
  • Evelyn Brechtlein – project coordinator
  • Joseph Doughney – post production
  • Bernie Kirsh – engineer, mixing
  • Robert Read – assistant engineer
  • Michael Landy– post production
  • Scott Johnson – design
  • Sonny Mediana – design
  • Andy Ruggirello – design
  • Dan Serrano – design
  • Harrison Funk – photography

Track listing:

  1. Beneath the Mask – Chick Corea, John Patitucci, Dave Weckl
  2. Little Things That Count – John Patitucci, Dave Weckl
  3. One of Us Is Over 40 – Chick Corea, John Patitucci, Dave Weckl
  4. A Wave Goodbye – Chick Corea, Dave Weckl
  5. Lifescape – Chick Corea
  6. Jammin E. Cricket – Chick Corea, John Patitucci, Dave Weckl
  7. Charged Particles – Chick Corea
  8. Free Step – Chick Corea
  9. 99 Flavors – Chick Corea
  10. Illusions – Chick Corea, John Patitucci, Dave Weckl

On August 14, 2002.

On August 14, 2002, “Concord” label released “Communion”, the tenth John Patitucci album. It was recorded February – March 2001 and was produced by John Patitucci.

Personnel:

  • John Patitucci – bass guitar, double bass
  • Branford Marsalis– soprano sax
  • Joe Lovano– tenor sax
  • Chris Potter– tenor sax, soprano sax
  • Tim Ries– clarinet, flute
  • Brad Mehldau– piano
  • Bruce Barth– piano
  • Edward Simon– piano
  • Brian Blade– drums
  • Horacio Hernández– drums
  • Valtinho Anastacio – percussion
  • Duduka da Fonseca– percussion
  • Marc Quiñones– percussion, conga
  • Luciana Souza– vocals
  • Elizabeth Lim-Dutton – violin
  • Richard Rood– violin
  • Lawrence Dutton– viola
  • Sachi Patitucci – cello
  • Joe Barbaria – engineer, mixing
  • Allan Tucker – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by John Patitucci except where noted.

  1. Bariloche
  2. Calabria
  3. Choro Luoco
  4. Isabella
  5. Communion
  6. Misterioso – Thelonious Monk
  7. Valentine
  8. The Sower
  9. Soul Eyes – Mal Waldron
  10. Bohemia After Dark – Oscar Pettiford