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In April 1961.

In April 1961, “Roulette” label released “Uhuru Afrika”, the thirteenth Randy Weston album. It was recorded in November 1960, at “Bell Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Teddy Reig. The album features lyrics and liner notes by the poet Langston Hughes and was banned in South Africa in 1964.

Personnel:

  • Randy Weston – piano
  • Clark Terry – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Benny Bailey, Richard Williams, Freddie Hubbard – trumpet
  • Slide Hampton, Jimmy Cleveland, Quentin Jackson – trombone
  • Julius Watkins – French horn
  • Gigi Gryce – alto saxophone, flute
  • Yusef Lateef – tenor saxophone, flute, oboe
  • Sahib Shihab – alto saxophone, baritone saxophone
  • Budd Johnson – tenor saxophone, clarinet
  • Jerome Richardson – baritone saxophone, piccolo
  • Cecil Payne – baritone saxophone
  • Les Spann – guitar, flute
  • Kenny Burrell – guitar
  • George Duvivier, Ron Carter – bass
  • Max Roach, Charlie Persip – drums, percussion
  • Wilbert Hogan – drums
  • Babatunde Olatunji – percussion
  • Armando Peraza – bongos
  • Candido Camero – congas
  • Martha Flowers, Brock Peters – vocals
  • Tuntemeke Sanga – narrator
  • Melba Liston – arranger

Track listing:

All tracks by Randy Weston, except where noted.

  1. Introduction: Uhuru Kwanza – Langston Hughes
  2. First Movement: Uhuru Kwanza
  3. Second Movement: African Lady – Randy Weston, Langston Hughes
  4. Third Movement: Bantu
  5. Fourth Movement: Kucheza Blues

In April 1960.

In April 1960, “Atlantic” label released “Bean Bags”, the fifteenth Milt Jackson album. It was recorded in September 1958, in New York City, and was produced by Nesuhi Ertegun.

Personnel:

  • Milt Jackson – vibes
  • Coleman Hawkins – tenor saxophone
  • Tommy Flanagan – piano
  • Kenny Burrell – guitar
  • Eddie Jones – bass
  • Connie Kay – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Milt Jackson except where noted.

  1. Close Your Eyes – Bernice Petkere
  2. Stuffy – Coleman Hawkins
  3. Don’t Take Your Love from Me – Henry Nemo
  4. Get Happy – Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler
  5. Sandra’s Blues
  6. Indian Blues

In March 1959.

In March 1959, “Prestige” label released “Soul”, the 20th Coleman Hawkins album. It was recorded in November 1958, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Esmond Edwards.

Personnel:

  • Coleman Hawkins – tenor saxophone
  • Ray Bryant – piano
  • Kenny Burrell – guitar
  • Wendell Marshall – bass
  • Osie Johnson – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Coleman Hawkins except where noted.

  1. Soul Blues
  2. I Hadn’t Anyone till You – Ray Noble
  3. Groovin’ – Kenny Burrell
  4. Greensleeves – traditional
  5. Sunday Mornin – Kenny Burrell
  6. Until the Real Thing Comes Along – Sammy Cahn, Saul Chaplin, L. E. Freeman, Mann Holiner, Alberta Nichols
  7. Sweetnin’

On November 5, 1992.

On November 5, 1991, “Epic” label released “The Sky Is Crying”, the fifth and final Stevie Ray Vaughan studio album. It was recorded January 1984 – May 1989, at “Kiva Studios” in Memphis, Tennessee, “The Dallas Sound Lab” in Dallas, Texas, “The Power Station” in New York City, “Sound Castle Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jimmie Vaughan, Jim Gaines, Richard Mullen, Reese Wynans, Tommy Shannon, Chris Layton, Jim Capfer, Stevie Ray Vaughan

Personnel:

  • Stevie Ray Vaughan – vocals, guitars
  • Reese Wynans – keyboards
  • Tommy Shannon – bass guitar
  • Chris Layton – drums
  • Jim Gaines – engineer
  • Robe Eaton – engineer
  • Richard Mullen – engineer, mixing
  • Evan Rush – assistant engineer
  • Jeff Powell – assistant engineer
  • Ron Cote – assistant engineer
  • Danny Jones – assistant engineer
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Arnold Levine – art direction
  • Mark Burdett – art direction
  • William Snyder – photography
  • Stephanie Chernakowski – inside photography
  • Alan Messer – band photography
  • Mark Proct – production coordinator
  • Mark Rutledge – production coordinator
  • Roger Klein – production coordinator

Track listing:

  1. Boot Hill – unknown author
  2. The Sky Is Crying – Elmore James, Morris Levy, Clarence Lewis
  3. Empty Arms – Stevie Ray Vaughan
  4. Little Wing – Jimi Hendrix
  5. Wham – Lonnie Mack
  6. May I Have a Talk with You – Chester Burnette (Howlin’ Wolf)
  7. Close to You – Willie Dixon
  8. Chitlins con Carne – Kenny Burrell
  9. So Excited – Stevie Ray Vaughan
  10. Life by the Drop – Doyle Bramhall, Barbara Logan

In November 1957.

In November 1957, “Prestige” label released “Interplay for 2 Trumpets and 2 Tenors”, album credited to John Coltrane, Idrees Sulieman,  Webster Young and Bobby Jaspar. It was recorded in March 1957, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, NJ, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • John Coltrane – tenor saxophone
  • Bobby Jaspar – tenor saxophone
  • Idrees Sulieman – trumpet
  • Webster Young – trumpet
  • Mal Waldron – piano
  • Kenny Burrell – guitar
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Art Taylor – drums

Track listening:

All tracks by Mal Waldron

  1. Interplay
  2. Anatomy
  3. Light Blue
  4. Soul Eyes

In October 1965.

In October 1965, “Blue Note” label released “All That’s Good”, the fifth Freddie Roach album. It was recorded in October 1964, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs” NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Freddie Roach – organ
  • Conrad Lester – tenor saxophone
  • Calvin Newborn – guitar
  • Clarence Johnston – drums
  • Marvin Robinson, Phyllis Smith, Willie Tate – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Freddie Roach except where noted.

  1. Journeyman
  2. All That’s Good
  3. Blues for 007
  4. Busted – Harlan Howard
  5. Cloud 788
  6. Loie – Kenny Burrell

In April 1963.

In April 1963, “New Jazz” label released “Kenny Burrell & John Coltrane”, album Kenny Burrell and John Coltrane. It was recorded in March 1958, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, NJ, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • Kenny Burrell – guitar
  • John Coltrane – tenor saxophone
  • Tommy Flanagan – piano
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Jimmy Cobb – drums

Track listing:

  1. Freight Trane -Tommy Flanagan
  2. I Never Knew – Ted Fio Rito, Gus Kahn
  3. Lyresto – Kenny Burrell
  4. Why Was I Born? – Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern
  5. Big Paul – Tommy Flanagan

In April 1961.

In April 1961, “Blue Note” label released “Home Cookin’”, the 17th Jimmy Smith album. It was recorded July 1958 – June 1959, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Jimmy Smith – organ
  • Percy France – tenor saxophone
  • Kenny Burrell – guitar
  • Donald Bailey – drums
  • Rudy Van Gelder – engineer
  • Reid Miles – design
  • Francis Wolff – photography
  • Ira Gitler – liner notes

Track tracks by Jimmy Smith except where noted.

  1. See See Rider – Ma Rainey
  2. Sugar Hill – Kenny Burrell
  3. I Got a Woman – Ray Charles, Renald Richard
  4. Messin’ Around
  5. Gracie
  6. Come on Baby – Kenny Burrell
  7. Motorin’ Along – Jimmy McGriff

In April 1957.

In April 1957, “Blue Note” label released the self-titled, second Kenny Burrell studio album. It was recorded March – May 1956, at “Audio-Video Studios” in New York City and “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Kenny Burrell – guitar
  • Tommy Flanagan – piano 
  • Frank Foster – tenor saxophone
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Oscar Pettiford – bass
  • Kenny Clarke – drums
  • Shadow Wilson – drums
  • Candido – conga 
  • Andy Warhol – cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by Kenny Burrell except where noted.

  1. Get Happy – Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler
  2. But Not for Me – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  3. Moten Swing – Bennie Moten
  4. Cheetah
  5. Now See How You Are – Woody Harris, Oscar Pettiford
  6. Phinupi
  7. How About You? – Burton Lane, Ralph Freed

in October 1957.

In October 1957, “Blue Note” label released “Bass on Top”, the fourth Paul Chambers album. It was recorded in July 1957, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Hank Jones – piano
  • Kenny Burrell – guitar
  • Art Taylor – drums

Track listing:

  1. Yesterdays – Otto Harbach, Jerome Kern
  2. You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To – Cole Porter
  3. Chasin’ the Bird – Charlie Parker
  4. Dear Old Stockholm – traditional
  5. The Theme – Miles Davis
  6. Confessin’ – Doc Daugherty, Ellis Reynolds, Al J. Neiburg
  7. Chamber Mates – Kenny Burrell, Paul Chambers