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On July 25, 2000.

On July 25, 2000, “Columbia” label released “Outbound”, the eighth Béla Fleck and the Flecktones studio album. It was recorded in 2000, and was produced by Bella Fleck, Jeff Coffin, Future Man and Victor Wooten. At the 43rd annual “Grammy Awards”, “Outbound” won “Best Contemporary Jazz Album”.

Personnel:

  • Béla Fleck – Gibson-style 75 banjo, Gibson-style 18 acoustic banjo, gut string banjo, Deering Crossfire electric banjo, electric sitar banjo, synth, National steel guitar, Paradis stereo guitar with VG8
  • Jeff Coffin – Tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, alto flute, clarinet
  • Victor Wooten – vocals, Fodera 4 string bass, Fodera tenor bass, stereo effect, Compito 5 string fretless bass
  • Future Man – vocals, Synth-Axe Drumitar, acoustic percussion, X-Drum acoustic kick drum, Zendrum, Pear tall cajons, Roland S-760 samplers
  • Jon Anderson – vocals
  • Shawn Colvin – vocals
  • Rita Sahai – vocals
  • David Angell – violin
  • David Davidson – violin
  • Mark Feldman – violin
  • Kristin Wilkinson – viola
  • John Catchings – cello
  • Adrian Belew – electric guitar
  • Sandip Burman – tabla
  • Paul Hanson – bassoon, harmonizer, synth, tenor saxophone
  • Paul McCandless – Soprano saxophone, pennywhistle, oboe, English horn
  • John Medeski – Hammond B-3 organ
  • Edgar Meyer – arco and pizzicato acoustic basses
  • Andy Narell – steelpans
  • Kongar-ol Ondar – Tuvan throat singing 

Track listing:

All tracks by Béla Fleck except where noted.

  1. Intro
  2. Hoedown – Aaron Copland
  3. A Moment So Close
  4. Zona Mona – Bella Fleck, Jeff Coffin
  5. Hall Of Mirrors
  6. Earth Jam – Bella Fleck, Future Man, Victor Wooten
  7. Something She Said
  8. Ovombo Summit – Future Man
  9. Aimum – Bella Fleck, The Future Man, Victor Wooten, Jeff Coffin
  10. Prelude
  11. Lover’s Leap
  12. Outbound
  13. Scratch & Sniff – Bella Fleck, Victor Wooten
  14. Shuba Yatra
  15. That Old Thing
  16. Reprise

On June 24, 2016.

On June 24, 2016, “Inside Out Music” label released “Invention of Knowledge”, the debut Anderson/Stolt album. It was recorded 2014 – 2016, at “Fenix Studios” in Varnhem, Sweden, and in California, and was produced by Reine Stolt.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson – lead and backing vocals, synthesizer, percussion
  • Roine Stolt – acoustic and electric guitars, Portuguese guitar, lap steel guitar, keyboards, dobro, percussion, backing vocals, mixing
  • Tom Brislin – Yamaha C7 grand piano, Fender Rhodes piano, Hammond B-3 organ, synthesizers
  • Lalle Larsson – grand piano, synthesizer
  • Jonas Reingold – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Michael Stolt – bass guitar, Moog bass
  • Felix Lehrmann – drums
  • Daniel Gildenlöw – backing vocals
  • Nad Sylvan – backing vocals
  • Anja Obermayer – backing vocals
  • Maria Rerych – backing vocals
  • Kristina Westas – backing vocals
  • Lars Hallbäck – backing vocals recording
  • Jonas Reingold – mastering
  • Silas Toball – artwork
  • Eva Toball – artwork assistant
  • Johnny Taxen – photography
  • Per Kristianssen – photography
  • Lilian Westin – photography
  • Anders Olsson – photography
  • Hans Froberg – photography
  • Erik Edlund – photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Jon Anderson.

  1. Invention – Jon Anderson, Neil Campbell, Roine Stolt
  2. We Are Truth – Jon Anderson, Dan Spollen
  3. Knowledge – Jon Anderson, Neil Campbell, Roine Stolt
  4. Knowing – Jon Anderson, Kristian Ducharme, Roine Stolt
  5. Chase and Harmony – Jon Anderson, Kristian Ducharme
  6. Everybody Heals – Jon Anderson, Roine Stolt, Neil Campbell, Joseph Cowell, Andy Maslivec, Marty Snape
  7. Better by Far – Jon Anderson, Dan Spollen
  8. Golden Light – Jon Anderson, Roine Stolt, Neil Campbell, Joseph Cowell, Andy Maslivec, Marty Snape
  9. Know – Jon Anderson, Kristian Ducharme, Roine Stolt

On March 31, 2019.

On March 31, 2019, “Blue Élan Records” label released “1000 Hands: Chapter One”, the fifteenth Jon Anderson studio album. It was recorded March 2019 – July 2020, at “Solar Studios” in Orlando, Florida, and was produced by Michael Franklin.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson – vocals, various instruments
  • Steve Howe – guitar
  • Larry Coryell – guitar
  • Rick Derringer – guitar
  • Chris Squire – bass guitar
  • Tim Franklin – bass guitar, ukulele, backing vocals
  • Stuart Hamm – bass guitar
  • Brian Chatton – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Chick Corea – keyboards
  • Jonathan Cain – keyboards
  • Michael Franklin – keyboards, ukulele, backing vocals
  • Alan White – drums
  • Billy Cobham – drums
  • Matt Brown – drums, backing vocals
  • Jerry Goodman – violin
  • Jean-Luc Ponty – violin
  • Robby Steinhardt – violin
  • Charlie Bisharat – violin
  • Olga Kopakova – violin
  • Dariusz Grabowski – accordion
  • Ian Anderson – flute
  • Brian Snapp – saxophone, flute
  • Charlie DeChant – saxophone, flute
  • Tower of Power – horn section
  • Zap Mama – backing vocals
  • Bobby Kimball – backing vocals
  • Solar Choir – choir
  • Voices of Lindahl – choir
  • Crossover
  • Vioelectric
  • Orlando Symphony Orchestra – strings and horns
  • Matt Brown – mixing
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Jon Anderson and Brian Chatton, except where noted.

  1. Now
  2. Ramalama – Jon Anderson, Michael Franklin
  3. First Born Leaders
  4. Activate
  5. Makes Me Happy – Jon Anderson
  6. Now Variations
  7. I Found Myself – Jon Anderson
  8. Twice in a Lifetime
  9. Where Does Music Come From (WDMCF) – Jon Anderson, Michael Franklin
  10. 1000 Hands (Come Up)
  11. Now and Again

On August 5, 1992.

On August 5, 1992, Jeffrey Thomas Porcaro died aged 38. He was a songwriter, musician (drums), and record producer, best known as the drummer with Toto. He was one of the most south after session drummers in popular music, played on hundreds of albums and worked with numerous artists such as Paul McCartney, Pink Floyd, Michael Jackson, George Benson, Greg Lake, Seals & Crofts, Les Dudek, Joe Cocker, Steely Dan, The Jacksons, Tommy Bolin, Jackson Browne, Leo Sayer, Boz Scaggs, Carly Simon, Eric Carmen, Valerie Carter, Lisa Dal Bello, Hall & Oates, Diana Ross, Colin Blunstone, Larry Carlton, Allen Toussaint, Dave Mason, Warren Zevon, Ruben Blades, Bim, Jerry Williams, Al Stewart, Marc Jordan, Rickie Lee Jones, Janne Schaffer, Lowell George, Aretha Franklin, Jon Anderson, Luis Miguel, Love and Money, Patti Austin, Mariya Takeuchi, The Brothers Johnson, Peter Frampton, Bee Gees, Char, Christopher Cross, Randy Crawford, Al Jarreau, Amii Ozaki, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Eye to Eye, Donna Summer, Elton John, Melissa Manchester, Donald Fagen, Herbie Hancock, Don Henley, Michael McDonald, Lionel Richie, Paul Simon, Randy Newman, Russ Taff, Chicago, David Gilmour Joe Walsh, Eric Clapton, Peter cetera, Earth Wind & Fire, roger Hodgson, David Benoit, Dr. John, Steve Porcaro, Nik Kershaw, Poco, Clair Mario, Celine Dion, Natalie Cole, Madonna, Jude Cole, Sandy Patty, Bruce Springsteen, Michael Bolton, Cher, Dire Straits, Richard Marx, Bonnie Raitt, Rod Stewart, B-52’s, Go West, 10CC, Roger Waters, Paul Young, and David Crosby. In 1993, Porcaro was posthumously inducted into the “Modern Drummer Hall of Fame”.

On July 13, 1999.

On July 13, 1999, “Eagle” label released “Portraits of Bob Dylan”, the ninth Steve Howe album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Langley Studios” in Devon, England, “Dinemec Studios” in Geneva, Switzerland, “Mountain Studios” in Montreux, Switzerland, and was produced by Steve Howe.

Personnel:

  • Steve Howe – lead and backing vocals, guitar, pedal steel guitar, bass, mandolin, banjo, piano, organ, keyboards
  • Dylan Howe– drums
  • Geoff Downes– keyboards
  • Anna Palm – violin
  • Nathalie Manser – cello
  • Jon Anderson– lead vocals
  • Annie Haslam– lead vocals
  • Max Bacon– lead vocals
  • P. Arnold– lead vocals
  • Dean Dyson – lead vocals
  • Keith West– lead vocals
  • Phoebe Snow– lead vocals
  • Allan Clark– lead vocals
  • Paul Sutin – engineer
  • Christophe Suchet – engineer
  • Dave Richards – engineer
  • Kris Fredriksson – assistant engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Dylan, except where noted.

  1. Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands
  2. Mama, you’ve Been on My Mind
  3. It’s All Over Now Baby Blue
  4. Going, Going, Gone
  5. Just Like a Woman
  6. Well, Well, Well – Bob Dylan, Danny O’Keefe
  7. The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll
  8. Lay Lady Lay
  9. One Too Many Mornings
  10. I Don’t Believe You
  11. Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right
  12. Buckets of Rain

 

On June 20, 1989.

On June 20, 1989, “Arista” label released the self – titled, debut and the only Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe album. It was recorded 1988 – 1989, at “La Frette Studios” in Paris, “AIR Studios” in Montserrat, British West Indies, “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Jon Anderson and Chris Kimsey.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson– lead vocals
  • Bill Bruford– Tama acoustic drums, Simmons SDX electronic drums
  • Rick Wakeman– keyboards
  • Steve Howe– guitars
  • Tony Levin– vocals, bass, Chapman stick
  • Matt Clifford – vocals, keyboards, programming, orchestration
  • Milton McDonald– rhythm guitar
  • The Oxford Circus Singers – Deborah Anderson, Tessa Niles, Carol Kenyon, Frank Dunnery
  • M.C. Singers – Jon, Matt, Chris
  • Emerald Isle Community Singers
  • In Seine Singers
  • Chris Kimsey– engineering
  • Chris Potter – engineering
  • Giles Sampic – engineering
  • Rupert Coulson – assistant engineering
  • George Cowen – assistant engineering
  • Steve Orchard – assistant engineering
  • “Texas” Joe Hammer – percussion programming
  • Chris Ranson – group technician
  • Michael Barbiero– mixing
  • Steve Thompson – mixing
  • George Cowan – assistant mixing
  • Olivier Bloch-Laine – assistant
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Roger Dean– artwork, painting, design
  • Martyn Dean – stage design consultant

Track listing:

All tracks by Jon Anderson, Steve Howe, Rick Wakeman, and Bill Bruford, except where noted.

  1. Themes
    1. SoundThe
    2. Second Attention
  • Soul Warrior
  1. Fist of Fire
  2. Brother of Mine
  3. The Big Dream
  4. Nothing Can Come Between Us
  • Long Lost Brother of Mine – Geoff Downes
  1. Birthright – Max Bacon
  2. The Meaning
  3. Quartet
  4. I Wanna Learn
  5. She Gives Me Love – Ben Dowling
  • Who Was the First
  1. I’m Alive
  2. Teakbois
  3. Order of the Universe
  4. Order Theme
  5. Rock Gives Courage – Rhett Lawrence
  • It’s So Hard to Grow
    1. The Universe

On August 26, 1991.

On August 26, 1991, “Arista” label released “Page of Life”, the fourth Jon and Vangelis studio album. It was recorded in 1991, at “Forum Studios” in Rome, Italy, and  “Sound Studio” in Athens, Greece, and was produced by David Tuckle and Vangelis.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson – vocals
  • Vangelis – keyboards, synthesizers, programming
  • Brad Ellis – keyboards
  • Rory Kaplin – keyboards
  • Jim Hahn – guitar
  • Derek Wilson – percussion
  • Benjamin Cziller – art direction, design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Jon Anderson, all music by Vangelis.

  1. Wisdom Chain
  2. Page of Life
  3. Money
  4. Jazzy Box
  5. Garden of Senses
  6. Is It Love
  7. Anyone Can Light a Candle
  8. Be a Good Friend of Mine
  9. Shine for Me
  10. Genevieve
  11. Journey to Ixtlan
  12. Little Guitar

On July 19, 1994.

On July 19, 1994, “Windham Hill” label released “Deseo” the sixth Jon Anderson album. It was recorded In 1994, and was produced by Jon Anderson.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson – vocals, keyboards, arrangement
  • Otmaro Ruiz – keyboards
  • Freddy Ramos – guitar
  • Aaron Serafaty – percussion
  • Freddy Ramos – guitar
  • Otmaro Ruiz – keyboards
  • Eduardo del Signore – bass
  • Milton Nascimento– vocals
  • Mountain Girls – vocals
  • Glenn Monroig– vocals
  • Boca Livre – vocals
  • Valentina Vargas– vocals
  • Cecilia Toussaint – vocals
  • Girls of Puerto Rico – vocals
  • Vanessa Mixco – voice
  • Deborah Anderson – vocal singing and inspiration
  • Rubén Rada– percussion
  • Steve Thornton – percussion
  • Lorenza Pose – violin
  • Paul Haney – sax
  • Jorge Laboy – guitar
  • The Reedam Singers – Deborah Anderson, Nina Swan, Liza Gelabart, Carla Day, Francis Benitez
  • Deborah Anderson– backing vocals
  • Ron Salaises – sound effects
  • Ron Wasserman – engineering
  • Ric Wilson – mastering
  • John Laraio – production equipment assistance
  • Gary Barlough – recording
  • Toshio Sone Vasquez– design, packaging
  • Miyoko Sone – photography
  • Glen Wexler – inlay photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jon Anderson, except where noted.

  1. Amor Real
  2. A-DE-O – Milton Nascimento, Pedro Casadaliga, Pedro Tierra
  3. Bridges
  4. Seasons
  5. Floresta
  6. Cafe
  7. This Child
  8. Dança Do Ouro – Zé Renato, Lourenço Baeta
  9. Midnight Dancing
  10. Deseo
  11. Latino
  12. Bless This

 

 

 

On January 30, 1996.

On January 30, 1996, “High Street” and “Windham Hill Records” labels released “Toltec”, the ninth Jon Anderson album. It was recorded 1989 – 1990, and was produced by Jon Anderson.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson – vocals
  • Keith Heffner- keyboards, orchestration
  • Luis Perez – percussion
  • Eduardo del Signore – bass
  • Freddy Ramos – guitars
  • Otmaro Ruiz – solo keyboards
  • Charles Bisharat – violin
  • Patricia Hood – harp
  • Paul Haney – sax
  • Salo Loyo – keyboards
  • Deborah Anderson – harmonic vocals
  • Nina Swan – vocals
  • Maria E Del Ray – vocals
  • Daniel Navarro – vocals
  • David Eric Lowen – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Jon Anderson.

Part I

  1. The Book Opens
  2. Quick Words (Talk- Talk) – Jon Anderson, Luis Perez
  3. Shall We Play The Game
  4. Semati Siyonpme

Part II

  1. Good Day Morning
  2. Leap into The Inconceivable
  3. Song of Home
  4. Building Bridges – Jon Anderson, Eduardo del Signore
  5. Sound And Color
  6. Longwalker Speaks

Part III

  1. Maazo Maazo
  2. Enter Ye The Mystery School
  3. Ave Verum – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

On October 17, 1994.

On October 17, 1994, “EMI” label released “Change We Must”, the seventh Jon Anderson album. It was recorded 1993 – 1994, and was produced by Jon Anderson and Tim Handley.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson – vocals, orchestrations
  • Matt Clifford – keyboards, orchestration
  • Opio Singers Choir
  • Nick Ingram – orchestration
  • Ian Thomas – drums
  • Milton McDonald – guitar
  • Steve Pearce – bass
  • Toby Alington – synthesizers
  • Gwendolyn Mok – piano
  • Geoffrey Alexander – orchestration
  • Sandrine Piau – vocals
  • Tim Handley – orchestration
  • Jade Anderson– vocals
  • Christopher Warren-Green, Rosie Furness, Roger Chase, Steve Trees, Jonathan Williams – string quartet
  • Skalia Kanga – harp
  • Nadya – Sun Chant

Track listing:

  1. State of Independence – Jon Anderson, Vangelis
  2. Shaker Loops – lyrics by Jon Anderson, music by John Adams
  3. Hearts – Chris Squire, Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin
  4. Alive & Well – David Tolley, Jon Anderson
  5. The Kiss – Jon Anderson, Vangelis
  6. Chagall Duet – Jon Anderson
  7. Run On, Jon – David Tolley, Jon Anderson
  8. Candle Song – Jon Anderson, Vangelis
  9. A View from the Coppice – David Tolley, Jon Anderson
  10. Hurry Home – Jon Anderson
  11. Under the Sun – Jon Anderson
  12. Change We Must – Jon Anderson, Vangelis