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In September 1974.

In September 1974, “Polydor” label released “Where Have I Known You Before”, the fourth Return to Forever album. It was recorded July – August 1974, at “Record Plant Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Chick Corea.

Personnel:                                                                                                                          

  • Chick Corea – acoustic piano, Fender Rhodes electric piano, Hohner clavinet, Yamaha electric organ, synthesizers (ARP Odyssey, Minimoog), percussion
  • Al Di Meola – electric guitar, acoustic twelve-string guitar
  • Stanley Clarke – electric bass guitar, Yamaha electric organ, bell tree, chimes
  • Lenny White – drums, congas, bongos, percussion
  • Shelly Yakus – engineer
  • Tom Rabstenek – mastering
  • Herb Dreiwitz – front cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Chick Corea except where noted.

  1. Vulcan Worlds – Stanley Clarke
  2. Where Have I Loved You Before?
  3. The Shadows of Lo – Lenny White
  4. Where Have I Danced with You Before?
  5. Beyond the Seventh Galaxy
  6. Earth Juice – Chick Corea, Lenny White, Al Di Meola
  7. Where Have I Known You Before?
  8. Song to the Pharaoh Kings

In September 1974.

In September 1974, “Pausa” label released “Thad Jones/Mel Lewis and Manuel De Sica and the Jazz Orchestra”, album by Thad Jones, Mel Lewis and Manuel De Sica. It was recorded in September 1973 in London and in July 1974 in Perugia, Italy.

Personnel:

  • Manuel De Sica – composer
  • Thad Jones – flugelhorn
  • Mel Lewis – drums
  • Dee Dee Bridgewater – vocals
  • Roland Hanna – piano
  • George Mraz – bass
  • Jerry Dodgion – alto saxophone, flute
  • Eddie Xiques – alto saxophone, clarinet
  • Billy Harper – tenor saxophone
  • Ron Bridgewater – tenor saxophone, clarinet
  • Pepper Adams – baritone saxophone
  • Jon Faddis – trumpet
  • Jim Bossy – trumpet
  • Steve Furtado – trumpet
  • Cecil Bridgewater – trumpet
  • Jimmy Knepper – trombone
  • Quentin Jackson – trombone
  • Billy Campbell – trombone
  • Cliff Heather – trombone

Track listing:

  1. First Jazz Suite – Manuel De Sica
  2. Brasserie
  3. Father
  4. Sing
  5. Ballade
  6. For Life
  7. Little Pixie – Thad Jones

In September 1964.

In September 1964, “MGM” label released the self-titled, debut Animals (The) album. It was recorded January – July 1964, and was produced by Mickie Most.

Personnel:

  • Eric Burdon – vocals
  • Hilton Valentine – guitar, backing vocals
  • Alan Price – organ, vibraphone, guitar, bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Chas Chandler – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • John Steel – drums
  • Val Valentin – engineer

Track listing:

  1. The House of the Rising Sun – traditional, arranged by Alan Price
  2. The Girl Can’t Help It – Bobby Troup
  3. Blue Feeling – Jimmy Henshaw
  4. Baby Let Me Take You Home – Wes Farrell, Bert Russell
  5. The Right Time – Lew Herman
  6. Talkin’ Bout You – Ray Charles
  7. Around and Around – Chuck Berry
  8. I’m in Love Again – Dave Bartholomew, Fats Domino
  9. Gonna Send You Back to Walker – Johnnie Mae Matthews
  10. Memphis, Tennessee – Chuck Berry
  11. I’m Mad Again – John Lee Hooker
  12. I’ve Been Around – Fats Domino

On August 28, 2007.

On August 28, 2007, “Tzadik” label released “The Sugar Factory”, album Fred Frith and Evelyn Glennie. It was recorded July 2003 – October 2006, at “Zucker Fabrik” in Dormagen, Germany, “Guerrilla HiFI” in Oakland, California, and was produced by Fred Frith.

Personnel:

  • Fred Frith – electric guitar, bass guitar, organ, metal objects
  • Evelyn Glennie – voice, drums, gongs, cymbals, metal objects, vibraphone, steel drum, marimba, simtak, toy piano, bell-tree, paper
  • Myles Boisen – recording, mixing
  • Scott Hull – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Fred Frith and Evelyn Glennie, except where noted.

  1. A Route of Wolves, improvisation for 2 players
  2. In the World to Change the World, improvisation for 2 players
  3. A Rag of Colts, improvisation for 2 players
  4. Scuttlebut, improvisation for 2 players
  5. A Cast of Hawks, improvisation for 2 players
  6. Walls are Loosening – Fred Frith, Evelyn Glennie / A Little Prayer – Evelyn Glennie

On August 23, 1973.

On August 23, 1973, “CTI” label released “Body Talk”, the eleventh George Benson. It was recorded in July 1973, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Creed Taylor.

Personnel:

  • George Benson – lead guitar
  • Earl Klugh – rhythm guitar
  • Harold Mabern – electric piano
  • Ron Carter – acoustic bass
  • Gary King – electric bass
  • Jack DeJohnette – drums
  • Mobutu – percussion, congas
  • Frank Foster – tenor saxophone
  • Gerald Chamberlain – trombone
  • Dick Griffin – trombone
  • Jon Faddis – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • John Gatchell – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Waymon Reed – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Pee Wee Ellis – arrangements, conductor
  • Rudy Van Gelder – engineer
  • Bob Ciano – design
  • Pete Turner – photography
  • Steve Salmieri – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by George Benson, except where noted.

  1. Dance – George Benson, Pee Wee Ellis
  2. When Love Has Grown – Donny Hathaway, Gene McDaniels
  3. Plum
  4. Body Talk
  5. Top of the World

On August 19, 2003.

On August 19, 2003, “Somethin’ Else” label released “The Golden Striker”, the 40th Ron Carter album. It was recorded in July 2002, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Retrac Productions and Ron Carter.

Personnel:

  • Ron Carter – bass
  • Mulgrew Miller – piano
  • Russell Malone – guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Ron Carter, except where noted.

  1. The Golden Striker – John Lewis
  2. On and On – Mulgrew Miller
  3. NY Slick
  4. Concerto de Aranjuez (Adagio Theme) – Joaquin Rodrigo
  5. Cedar Tree – Russell Malone
  6. A Quick Sketch
  7. Parade
  8. A Theme in ¾
  9. Autumn Leaves – Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prevert, Johnny Mercer

On June 13, 1970.

On June 13, 1970, “Vertigo” label released “…Very ‘Eavy …Very ‘Umble”, the debut Uriah Heep album. It was recorded July 1969 – April 1970, at “Lansdowne Studios” in London and was produced by Gerry Bron.

Personnel:

  • David Byron – lead vocals
  • Ken Hensley – piano, organ, mellotron, backing vocals
  • Mick Box – lead and acoustic guitars, backing vocals
  • Paul Newton – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Alex Napier – drums
  • Nigel Olsson – drums
  • Keith Baker – drums
  • Colin Wood – keyboards and backing vocals
  • Peter Gallen – engineer, mixing
  • Peter Olliff – mixing

Track listing:

  1. Gypsy – Mick Box, David Byron
  2. Walking in Your Shadow – David Byron, Paul Newton
  3. Come Away Melinda – Fred Hellerman, Fran Minkoff
  4. Lucy Blues – Mick Box, David Byron
  5. Dreammare – Paul Newton
  6. Real Turned On – Mick Box, David Byron, Paul Newton
  7. I’ll Keep on Trying – Mick Box, David Byron
  8. Wake Up (Set Your Sights) – Mick Box, David Byron

In June 1963.

In June 1963, “Riverside” label released “Interplay”, the thirteenth Bill Evans album. It was recorded in July 1962, at “Sound Makers Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Bill Evans – piano
  • Freddie Hubbard – trumpet
  • Jim Hall – guitar
  • Percy Heath – bass
  • Philly Joe Jones – drums

Track listing:

  1. You and the Night and the Music – Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz
  2. When You Wish upon a Star – Leigh Harline, Ned Washington
  3. I’ll Never Smile Again (take 7; original take) – Ruth Lowe
  4. Interplay – Bill Evans
  5. You Go to My Head – J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie
  6. Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams (And Dream Your Troubles Away) – Harry Barris, Ted Koehler, Billy Moll

On April 15, 2005.

On April 15, 2005, “Artistshare” label released “Like Silver, Like Song”, the eleventh Jane Ira Bloom album. It was recorded in July 2004, in “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Jane Ira Bloom.

Personnel:

  • Jane Ira Bloom – soprano saxophone
  • Jamie Saft – keyboards
  • Mark Dresser – bass
  • Bobby Previte – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Jane Ira Bloom except where noted.

  1. Dreaming in the Present Tense
  2. Unconscious Forces
  3. Singing in Stripes
  4. Altair 4 – Jane Ira Bloom, Jamie Saft
  5. Vanishing Hat
  6. White Light
  7. No Orchestra
  8. Magnetic
  9. In an Instant
  10. Mercury
  11. Night Skywriting
  12. Dark Knowledge
  13. I Have Dreamed – Oscar Hammerstein, Richard Rodgers

In April 1957.

In April 1957, “Columbia” label released “Jay and Kai”, album by J. J. Johnson and Kai Winding. It was recorded in November 1955, July – December 17, 1956, and January 1957 in New York City.

Personnel:

  • J. J. Johnson – trombone, trombonium 
  • Kai Winding – trombone, trombonium
  • Wayne Andre, Carl Fontana – trombone
  • Dick Leib – bass trombone 
  • Bobby Jaspar – tenor saxophone
  • Roy Frazee, Hank Jones, Dick Katz – piano
  • Bill Crow, Percy Heath, Milt Hinton, Kenny O’Brien – bass
  • Kenny Clarke, Jack Franklin, Elvin Jones, Shadow Wilson – drums
  • Candido Camero – bongos

Track listing:

  1. You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To – Cole Porter
  2. Caribe – Kai Winding
  3. Happiness Is a Thing Called Joe – Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg
  4. The Song Is You – Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II
  5. In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning – David Mann, Bob Hilliard
  6. Yes, You – Dick Leib
  7. Tromboniums in Motion – J. J. Johnson
  8. How High the Moon – Morgan Lewis, Nancy Hamilton
  9. Violets for Your Furs – Matt Dennis, Tom Adair
  10. Too Close for Comfort – Jerry Bock, George David Weiss, Larry Holofcener
  11. ‘S Wonderful – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  12. I Should Care – Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston, Sammy Cahn