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On July 29, 2014.

On July 29, 2014, “Warner Bros” label released “The Voyager”, the third Jenny Lewis studio album. It was recorded 2013 – 2014, at “Pax-Am Studios” in Hollywood, CA. “ARC Studios” in Omaha, NE, and was produced by Ryan Adams, Beck Hansen, Jenny Lewis, Jonathan Rice and Mike Viola.

Personnel:

  • Jenny Lewis – vocals, guitar, keyboards, harmonica, layout
  • Alex Greenwald – vocal
  • Beck Hansen – vocal
  • Johanna Söderberg – vocal
  • Jonathan Rice – vocal
  • Klara Söderberg – vocal
  • Mike Viola – vocal
  • Farmer Dave Scher – vocal
  • Benmomt Tench – vocal, keyboards
  • Ryan Adams – vocal, guitar
  • Elizabeth Berg – vocal, guitar
  • Jason Boesel – vocal, guitar
  • Rebecca Stark – vocal, tambourine
  • Blake Mills – guitar
  • Gus Seyffert – guitar
  • Lou Barlow – bass, guitar
  • Mike Elizondo – bass, keyboards
  • Mickey Madden – bass
  • Wyllie Gelber – bass
  • Griffin Goldsmith – drums, percussion
  • Jason Boessel – drums
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • Nate Walcott – horn
  • The Section Quartet
  • Lili Haydn – violin
  • Daphine Chen – string arrangements
  • Nathaniel Walcott – string arrangements
  • The Watson Twins
  • Charlie Stavish, David Labrel, Mike Mogis – recording
  • Brent Arrowood, Chris Szcech, Cole Marsden, Grief Neill, David “Elevator” Greenbaum, Jason Lader, Jim Watts, Mario Borgatta, Pierre de Reeder, Robert Rossman – additional recording
  • Rich Costey – mixing
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering
  • Norman Wonderly, Stephen Walker – layout
  • Autumn De Wilde – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jenny Lewis, except where noted.

  1. Head Underwater
  2. She’s Not Me – Jonathan Rice
  3. Just One of the Guys
  4. Slippery Slopes
  5. Late Bloomer
  6. You Can’t Outrun ‘Em
  7. The New You – Jonathan Rice
  8. Aloha & the Three Johns
  9. Love U Forever
  10. The Voyager

On November 4, 1997.

On November 4, 1997, “MCA” label released “Deuces Wild”, the thirty fifth B.B. King studio album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by John Porter and Chris Lord-Alge.

Personnel:

  • B.B. King – vocals, guitar
  • Keith Richards – guitar
  • Eric Clapton – guitar
  • Ronnie Wood – guitar
  • David Gilmour – guitar
  • Bonnie Raitt – guitar
  • Michael Landau – guitar
  • Marty Stuart – guitar
  • Hugh McCracken – guitar
  • Dean Parks – guitar
  • Neil Hubbard – guitar
  • Chris Stainton – piano, keyboards
  • C. J. Vanston – Hammond B3 organ
  • Paul Carrack – Hammond B3 organ, keyboards
  • Bill Payne – keyboards
  • D’Angelo – keyboards
  • Leon Pendarvis – organ
  • Jon Cleary – piano
  • Jools Holland – piano
  • Tommy Eyre – piano, Wurlitzer
  • Darryl Jones – bass guitar
  • Pino Palladino – bass guitar
  • Reggie McBride – bass guitar
  • James “Hutch” Hutchinson – bass guitar
  • Mick Jagger – vocals, harmonica
  • Mickey Raphael – harmonica
  • Tony Braunagel – drums
  • Charlie Watts – drums
  • Steve Jordan – drums
  • Kenny Aronoff – drums
  • Andy Newmark – drums
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Paulinho da Costa – percussion
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • Jamil Sharif – trumpet
  • Brian Murray – trumpet
  • Darrell Leonard – trumpet
  • Joe Sublett – tenor saxophone
  • Carl Blouin – tenor saxophone
  • Greg Smith – baritone saxophone
  • Daniel P. Kelley – French horn
  • Yvonne S. Moriarty – French horn
  • Andrea Byers – violin
  • Sid Page – violin
  • Armen Garabedian – violin
  • Berj Garabedian – violin
  • Norman Hughes – violin
  • Tamara Hatwan – violin
  • Bruce Dukov – violin, viola
  • Larry Colbert – cello
  • Martin Tillman – cello
  • Miles Tackett – cello
  • Dane Little – cello
  • Marston Smith – cello
  • Kenneth Yerke – viola
  • Robert Becker – viola
  • Paul Waller – programming
  • Simon Climie – programming
  • Harry Bowens – background vocals
  • Terence Forsythe – background vocals
  • Vincent Bonham – background vocals

Track listing:

  1. If You Love Me – with Van Morrison
  2. The Thrill Is Gone – with Tracy Chapman
  3. Rock Me Baby – with Eric Clapton
  4. Please Send Me Someone to Love – with Mick Hucknall
  5. Baby I Love You – with Bonnie Raitt
  6. Ain’t Nobody Home – with D’Angelo
  7. Pauly’s Birthday Boogie – with Jools Holland
  8. Confessin’ the Blues – with Marty Stuart
  9. Hummingbird – with Dionne Warwick
  10. Let the Good Times Roll – with Zucchero
  11. Keep It Coming – with Heavy D
  12. Cryin’ Won’t Help You Babe – with David Gilmour and Paul Carrack
  13. Night Life – with Willie Nelson

On October 17, 1995.

On October 17, 1995, “Verve” label released “High Life”, the twentieth Wayne Shorter album. It was recorded in 1995, at Bill Schnee’s studio in North Hollywood,  and was produced by Marcus Miller. In 1997, “High Life” won the “Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Jazz Album”. 

Personnel:

  • Wayne Shorter – tenor, soprano, alto and baritone saxophones
  • Rachel Z – piano, synthesizers, sound design, sequencing
  • David Gilmore – electric guitar
  • Marcus Miller – bass guitar, bass clarinet, rhythm programming
  • Will Calhoun – drums
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • Airto Moreira – percussion
  • Terri Lyne Carrington – drums
  • Munyungo Jackson – percussion
  • Kevin Ricard – percussion
  • David Ward – additional sound design

Track listing:

All tracks by Wayne Shorter.

  1. Children of the Night
  2. At the Fair
  3. Maya
  4. On the Milky Way Express
  5. Pandora Awakened
  6. Virgo Rising
  7. High Life
  8. Midnight in Carlotta’s Hair
  9. Black Swan (in memory of Susan Portlynn Romeo)

on October 11, 1993.

On October 11, 1993, “Elektra” label released “I’m Alive”, the tenth Jackson Browne album. It was recorded in 1992, at “Groove Masters” in Santa Monica, CA, and was produced by Jackson Browne, Scott Thurston, and Don Was. The album was in “Qmagazine list of “The 50 Best Albums Of 1993”.

Personnel:

  • Jackson Browne – lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, piano
  • Sweet Pea Atkinson – backing vocals
  • Sir Harry Bowens – backing vocals
  • Ryan Browne – backing vocals
  • Katia Cardenal – backing vocals
  • Valerie Carter – backing vocals
  • David Crosby – backing vocals
  • Doug Haywood – backing vocals
  • Don Henley – backing vocals
  • William “Bill” Greene – backing vocals
  • Arnold McCuller – backing vocals
  • Steven Soles – backing vocals
  • Jennifer Warnes – backing vocals
  • David Lindley – guitar, bouzouki, oud
  • John Leventhal – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Scott Thurston – guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Mike Campbell – guitar
  • Mark Goldenberg – guitar
  • Dean Parks – acoustic guitar
  • Waddy Wachtel – guitar
  • Jai Winding – piano
  • Benmont Tench – Hammond organ 
  • James “Hutch” Hutchinson – bass guitar
  • Kevin McCormick – bass guitar
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Mauricio-Fritz Lewak – drums
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • Luis Conte – percussion
  • Susann McMahon – assistant producer
  • Paul Dieter; Rik Pekkonen – engineer
  • Steve Onuska, Bob Salcedo, Kathy Yore – assistant engineer
  • Ed Cherney – mixing
  • Gavin Lurssen – mastering
  • Robin Lynch – art direction, design
  • Alli Truch – design
  • Bruce Weber – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jackson Browne.

  1. I’m alive
  2. My Problem Is You
  3. Everywhere I Go
  4. I’ll Do Anything
  5. Miles Away
  6. Too Many Angels
  7. Take This Rain
  8. Two of Me, Two of You
  9. Sky Blue and Black
  10. All Good Things

Continue reading on October 11, 1993.

On October 5, 1999.

On October 5, 1999, “MCA” label released “Let the Good Times Roll: The Music of Louis Jordan”, the thirty seventh B. B. King studio album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Cello Recording” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Stewart Levine.

Personnel:

  • B.B. King – lead vocals, lead guitar
  • Dr. John – piano, additional vocals
  • Neil Larsen – Hammond organ, piano
  • Hank Crawford – alto saxophone
  • David “Fathead” Newman – tenor saxophone
  • Marcus Belgrave – trumpet
  • Russell Malone – rhythm guitar
  • John Heard – bass guitar
  • Earl Palmer – drums
  • Lenny Castro – percussion

Track listing:

  1. Ain’t Nobody Here But Us Chickens – Joan Whitney Kramer, Alex Kramer
  2. Is You Is or Is You Ain’t My Baby – Billy Austin, Louis Jordan
  3. Beware, Brother, Beware – Dick Adams, Morry Lasco, Fleecie Moore
  4. Somebody Done Changed the Lock on My Door – Casey Bill Weldon , Will Weldon
  5. Ain’t That Just Like a Woman (They’ll Do It Every Time) – Claude Demetrius, Fleecie Moore
  6. Choo Choo Ch’Boogie – Vaughn Horton, Denver Darling, Milt Gabler
  7. Buzz Me – Danny Baxter, Fleecie Moore
  8. Early in the Mornin’ – Joe Josea, B.B. King, traditional
  9. I’m Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town – Andy Razaf, Will Weldon
  10. Jack, You’re Dead
  11. Knock Me a Kiss
  12. Let the Good Times Roll
  13. Caldonia
  14. It’s a Great, Great Pleasure
  15. Rusty Dusty Blues
  16. Sure Had a Wonderful Time Last Night
  17. Saturday Night Fish Fry
  18. Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out

On October 1, 1991.

On October 1, 1991, “MCA” label released “There Is Always One More Time”, the thirty-second B.B. King album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Conway Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Stewart Levine.

Personnel:

  • B. King – vocals, guitar
  • Arthur Adams – guitar
  • Michael Landau– guitar
  • Freddie Washington– bass guitar
  • Joe Sample– piano
  • Neal Larson – keyboards, Hammond organ
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • Bunny Hull, Paulette Brown, Valerie Pinkston-Mayo – background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Sample and Will Jennings; except where noted.

  1. I’m Moving On
  2. Back in L.A.
  3. The Blues Come over Me
  4. Fool Me Once
  5. The Lowdown
  6. Mean and Evil – Arthur Adams
  7. Something up My Sleeve – Arthur Adams
  8. Roll, Roll, Roll
  9. There Is Always One More Time – Doc Pomus, Ken Hirsch

 

On September 6, 1977.

On September 6, 1977, “Arista” label released “Singin’…” the sixth Melissa Manchester album. It was recorded in 1977, at “A&R Studios”, “Sound Labs” in Hollywood, and was produced by Vini Poncia.

Personnel:

  • Melissa Manchester – lead vocals
  • Don Grolnick– keyboards
  • James Newton Howard– Oberheim synthesizer, string arrangements
  • Jeff Mironov – guitar
  • David Spinozza– guitar
  • Sid McGinnis– guitar
  • Will Lee– bass guitar
  • Tony Levin– bass guitar
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • Tom Saviano – woodwind arrangements, flute, horn arrangements, tenor saxophone
  • Mike Carnahan – flute
  • Leo Potts – flute
  • Andy Macintosh – baritone saxophone
  • Stanley Schwartz – tenor saxophone
  • George Bohanon– trombone
  • Richard Felts – trumpet, flugelhorn solo
  • Sid Sharp – concertmaster
  • Vini Poncia– backing vocals
  • Claudia Cagan – backing vocals
  • Wendy Haas – backing vocals
  • Brie Howard – backing vocals
  • Gail Kantor – backing vocals
  • The Faragher Brothers– backing vocals
  • Bob Schaper – engineer
  • Tom Bush – second engineer
  • Galen Senogles – mixing
  • Ron Hitchcock – mastering
  • Anne Streer – production coordinator
  • Kay Steele – cover coordinator
  • John Kosh – art direction, desiign
  • David Alexander – photography

Track listing:

  1. Sad Eyes – David Spinozza
  2. I Wanna Be Where You Are – Arthur Ross, Leon Ware
  3. A Love Of Your Own – Ned Doheny
  4. No One’s Ever Seen This Side Of Me – Melissa Manchester
  5. You Make It Easy – James Taylor
  6. Stand – Melissa Manchester
  7. My Love Is All I Know – Wendy Waldman
  8. Time – Robert Marshall, John Miles
  9. Let Me Serenade You – John Finley
  10. The Warmth Of The Sun – Brian Wilson

On August 27, 2013.

On August 27, 2013, “Heads Up Records”, and “Concord Records” labels released “Hacienda”, the eighth Jeff Lorber Fusion studio album. It was recorded in 2013, at “JHL Sound”, “Gong Vibe Mobile”, “Cocoa Butt Inc.”, “Studio 107”, and was produced by Jeff Lorber and Jimmy Haslip

Personnel:

  • Jeff Lorber – guitar, keyboards, synthesizer, recording, mixing
  • Jean-Luc Ponty – violin
  • Jimmy Haslip – bass
  • David Mann – brass, flute, saxophone, horn arrangements, recording
  • Eric Marienthal – alto saxophone
  • Larry Koonse – guitar
  • Ed Mann – marimba, recording
  • Vinnie Coaliuta – drums
  • Dave Weckl – drums
  • Paul Jackson Jr. – guitar
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • Michael Thompson – recording
  • Michael Brauer – mixing
  • Rich Breen – mastering
  • Raffi Minasian – cover
  • Janet Wolsborn – design
  • Greg Allen – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jeff Lorber, except where noted.

  1. Corinaldo
  2. Solar Wind
  3. King Kong – Frank Zappa
  4. The Steppe
  5. Hacienda
  6. Fab Gear
  7. Raptor
  8. Everlast – Jeff Lorber, Jimmy Haslip
  9. Playa del Falco
  10. Escapade
  11. Dragonfly – Jeff Lorber, Jimmy Haslip

 

In July 1986.

In July 1986, “Warner Bros” label released “East of Midnight”, the 17th Gordon Lightfoot album. It was recorded January 1985 – March 1986, at “Eastern Sound” in Toronto, and was produced by Gordon Lightfoot and David Foster.

Personnel:

  • Gordon Lightfoot – main vocals, guitar
  • Lenny Castro- percussion
  • Vern Dorge – alto and tenor saxophone
  • David Foster- synthesizer, keyboards
  • Mike Heffernan – keyboards
  • James Newton Howard- synthesizer, percussion, keyboards
  • Sheree Jeacocke – harmony vocals
  • Barry Keane – percussion, drums
  • Michael Landau- guitar
  • Bob Mann – guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Richard Marx- harmony vocals
  • Lou Pomanti – Hammond organ
  • Tom Szczesniak – synthesizer, bass, keyboards
  • Vesta Williams- harmony vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Gordon Lightfoot except where noted.

  1. Stay Loose
  2. Morning Glory
  3. East of Midnight
  4. A Lesson in Love
  5. Anything for Love – Gordon Lightfoot, David Foster
  6. Let it Ride
  7. Ecstasy Made Easy
  8. You Just Gotta Be
  9. A Passing Ship
  10. I’ll Tag Along

On July 15, 1981.

On July 15, 1981,”Warner Bros” label released “Pirates”, the second Rickie Lee Jones. It was recorded January 1980 – April 1981, at “Warner Bros. Recording Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and Russ Titelman.

Personnel:

  • Rickie Lee Jones – vocals, guitar, keyboards, synthesizer, percussion, vocals, and horn arrangements
  • Donald Fagen– synthesizer
  • Victor Feldman– drums, percussion, keyboards
  • Rob Mounsey– synthesizer
  • David Sanborn– alto saxophone
  • Tom Scott– baritone & tenor saxophone
  • Ralph Burns– orchestral arrangements
  • Chuck Rainey– bass
  • Sal Bernardi – harmonica, vocals
  • Michael Boddicker– synthesizer
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • Nick DeCaro – orchestral arrangements
  • Buzz Feiten– guitar
  • Russell Ferrante– keyboards
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Jerry Hey– trumpet, flugelhorn, horn
  • David Kalish – guitar
  • Randy Kerber– keyboards
  • Neil Larsen– keyboards
  • Arno Lucas– background vocals
  • Steve Lukather– guitar
  • Clarence McDonald– keyboards
  • Dean Parks– guitar
  • Art Rodriguez – drums
  • Leslie Smith – background vocals
  • Joe Turano – background vocals
  • Loyd Clifft, Mark Linett– engineer
  • Mike Salisbury – cover design
  • Brassaï– front cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Rickie Lee Jones, except where noted.

  1. We Belong Together
  2. Living It Up
  3. Skeletons
  4. Woody and Dutch on the Slow Train to Peking – Rickie Lee Jones, David Kalish
  5. Pirates (So Long Lonely Avenue)
  6. A Lucky Guy
  7. Traces of the Western Slopes – Sal Bernardi, Rickie Lee Jones
  8. The Returns