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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 June 2, 2017.

On June 2, 2017, “Easy Eye Sound” label released “Waiting on a Song”, the second Dan Auerbach album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Easy Eye Sound Studios” in Nashville, TN, and “Electric Lady Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Dan Auerbach.

Personnel:

  • Dan Auerbach – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, baritone guitar, fuzz bass, Mellotron, percussion, mixing
  • Bobby Wood – piano, electric piano, glockenspiel, chimes, vibraphone, backing vocals
  • Russ Pahl – acoustic and electric guitars, steel guitar, sitar,
  • Duane Eddy – electric guitar
  • Mark Knopfler – electric rhythm guitar
  • Pat McLaughlin – acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Kenny Vaughan – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Dave Roe – bass guitar, acoustic bass
  • Jeffrey Clemens – drums, percussion
  • Gene Chrisman – drums
  • Chris St. Hilaire – drums
  • Kenny Malone – percussion, vibraphone, marimba 
  • Dennis Solee – flute, saxophone
  • Roy Agee – trombone
  • Steve Herrman – trumpet
  • Leon Michels – horns
  • Jerry Douglas – dobro
  • Matt Combs – strings
  • Ashley Wilcoxson, Heather Rigdon, Leisa Hans – backing vocals
  • M. Allen Parker – engineer, mixing
  • Austin Atwood, Beatriz Artola, Ernesto Olvera, Josh Ditty – additional engineering
  • Alex Skelton, Shawn Gough – engineer assistant
  • Richard Dodd – mastering
  • Perry Shall – layout, design
  • Alysse Gafkjen – photography
  • Dave “Fergie” Ferguson – executive producer

Track listing:

  1. Waiting On A Song – Dan Auerbach, John Prine, Pat McLaughlin, Richard Swift
  2. Malibu Man – Dan Auerbach, David Ferguson, Pat McLaughlin
  3. Livin’ in Sin – Dan Auerbach, David Ferguson, Pat McLaughlin
  4. Shine on Me – Dan Auerbach, David Ferguson, Pat McLaughlin
  5. King of a One Horse Town – Dan Auerbach, Pat McLaughlin
  6. Never in My Wildest Dreams – Dan Auerbach, David Ferguson, Pat McLaughlin
  7. Cherrybomb – Dan Auerbach, David Ferguson, Pat McLaughlin
  8. Stand By My Girl – Dan Auerbach, David Ferguson, Pat McLaughlin
  9. Undertow – Dan Auerbach
  10. Show Me – Bobby Wood, Dan Auerbach

On April 12, 2019.

On April 12, 2019, “Blue Note” label released “Begin Again”, the seventh Norah Jones studio album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, and was produced by Thomas Bartlett, Jeff Tweedy and Norah Jones.

Personnel:

  • Norah Jones – vocals, celeste, drums, Fender rhodes, acoustic guitar, organ, piano
  • Thomas Bartlett – piano, keyboards, synthesizer, drum programming, engineer
  • Jeff Tweedy – bass, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Pete Remm – Hammond organ
  • Christopher Thomas – bass
  • Spencer Tweedy – drums
  • Brian Blade – drums
  • Dave Guy – trumpet
  • Leon Michels – tenor saxophone
  • Homer Steinweiss – horn engineer
  • Patrick Dillett – engineer, mixing
  • Tom Schick – engineer, mixing
  • Andy Taub – engineer
  • Jens Jungkurth – engineer
  • Brandon Bost – mixing
  • Tom Elmhirst – mixing
  • Chris Gehringer – mastering
  • Frank Harkins – art direction, design
  • Clay Patrick McBride – photography

Tracks listing:

  1. My Heart Is Full – Norah Jones, Thomas Bartlett
  2. Begin Again – Norah Jones, Emily Frisco
  3. It Was You – Norah Jones
  4. A Song with No Name – Norah Jones, Jeff Tweedy
  5. Uh Oh – Norah Jones, Thomas Bartlett
  6. Wintertime – Norah Jones, Jeff Tweedy
  7. Just a Little Bit – Norah Jones, Sarah Oda, Brian Blade, Christopher Thomas Jones

 

 

 

 

On September 4, 2015.

On September 4, 2015, “Nonesuch” label released “Yours, Dreamily”, the debut Arcs album. It was recorded in 2015, at “The Sound Factory” in Los Angeles, “The Diamond Mine” and “Electric Lady Studios” in New York, “Easy Eye Sound” in Nashville, TN, and was produced by Dan Auerbach and Leon Michels.

Personnel:

  • Dan Auerbach– vocals, bass guitar, acoustic and electric guitar, keyboards, synthesizer, buzz, percussion
  • Leon Michels – piano, organ, keyboards, saxophone, electric guitar, percussion, synthesizer, drums, bass guitar
  • Richard Swift– vocals, drums, keyboards, acoustic guitar, percussion
  • Homer Steinweiss – drums
  • Mariachi Flor de Toloache – vocals, horns, strings
  • Veronica Medellin – guitar
  • Russ Pahl – electric guitar
  • Chamberlin– drums
  • Thomas Brenneck – guitar
  • Ray Mason – trombone
  • Lee Fields– vocals
  • Bobby Emmett – vocals, piano, organ, horns
  • Kenny Vaughan– baritone guitar
  • Russ Pahl – pedal steel guitar
  • Dave Roe – upright bass
  • Jeffery Clemens – drums
  • Brian Olive – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Once We Begin (Intro) – Dan Auerbach, Leon Michels
  2. Outta My Mind – Dan Auerbach, Leon Michels, Nick Movshon, Homer Steinweiss
  3. Put a Flower in Your Pocket – Dan Auerbach, Leon Michels, Richard Swift
  4. Pistol Made of Bones – Dan Auerbach
  5. Everything You Do (You Do for You) – Dan Auerbach, Leon Michels
  6. Stay in My Corner – Dan Auerbach, Nick Movshon, Homer Steinweiss
  7. Cold Companion – Dan Auerbach, Leon Michels, Richard Swift
  8. The Arc – Dan Auerbach, Leon Michels, Nick Movshon, Homer Steinweiss
  9. Nature’ s Child – Dan Auerbach, Leon Michels
  10. Velvet Ditch – Dan Auerbach, Leon Michels, Richard Swif
  11. Chains of Love – Dan Auerbach, Leon Michels
  12. Come & Go – Dan Auerbach, Leon Michels
  13. Rosie (Ooh La La) – Dan Auerbach, Leon Michels, Richard Swift
  14. Searching the Blue – Dan Auerbach

On October 7, 2016.

On October 7, 2016, “Blue Note” label released “Day Breaks”, the sixth Norah Jones studio album. It was recorded in 2015, and was produced by Norah Jones, Eli Wolf and Sarah Oda.

Personnel:

  • Norah Jones– vocals, electric guitar, Hammond B3, piano, Wurlitzer electric piano
  • Vicente Archer – bass guitar
  • Brian Blade– drums
  • Jon Cowherd– Hammond B3
  • Sasha Dobson– background vocals
  • Dave Eggar– cello
  • Dave Guy – trumpet
  • Walter Hawkes – trombone
  • Dan Lead – pedal steel guitar
  • Katie Kresek, Max Moston – violin
  • Todd Low – viola
  • Tony Maceli – bass guitarJohn Patitucci– bass guitar
  • Leon Michels – tenor saxophone
  • Catherine Popper– vocals
  • Peter Remm – electric guitar, Hammond B3
  • Karriem Riggins– drums
  • Daniel Sadownick – percussion
  • Tony Scherr– electric guitar, background vocals
  • Wayne Shorter– soprano saxophone
  • Lonnie Smith– Hammond B3, background vocals
  • Petter Ericson Stakee – background vocals
  • Chris Thomas – acoustic bass, bass guitar, electric guitar
  • Ted Tuthill – engineer
  • Brandon Bost, Jeff Citron, Cameron Alexander, Adam Tilzer – studio assistant
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • Dave Eggar – string arrangement
  • Tom Elmhirst– mixing
  • Phil Faconti – copyist, orchestration
  • Owen Mulholland – assistant engineer
  • Chuck Palmer – arranger, string conductor
  • Joe Visciano – mixing assistant
  • Danny Clinch– photography
  • Marcela Avelar – art direction

Track listing:

  1. Burn – Norah Jones, Sarah Oda
  2. Tragedy – Norah Jones, Sarah Oda
  3. Flipside – Norah Jones, Peter Remm
  4. It’s a Wonderful Time for Love – Norah Jones, Sarah Oda
  5. And Then There Was You – Norah Jones, Peter Remm
  6. Don’t Be Denied- Neil Young
  7. Day Brakes – Norah Jones, Peter Remm
  8. Peace – Horace Silver
  9. Once I Had a Laugh – Norah Jones
  10. Sleeping Wild – Sarah Oda
  11. Carry On – Norah Jones
  12. Fleurette Africaine (African Flower) – Duke Ellington

 

 

On October 21, 2016.

On October 21, 2016, “BMG Rights Management” released “Alone”, the tenth Pretenders studio album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Easy Eye Sound” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Dan Auerbach.

Personnel:

  • Chrissie Hynde- vocals
  • Dan Auerbach- guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Duane Eddy, Kenny Vaughan- guitar
  • Russ Pahl – pedal steel
  • Dave Roe – upright bass
  • Leon Michels – keyboards
  • Richard Swift- drums, guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Tchad Blake– mixing
  • Collin Dupuis – recording

Track listing:

All tracks by Chrissie Hynde, except where noted.

  1. Alone – Chrissie Hynde, Dan Auerbach, Richard Swift
  2. Roadie Man
  3. Gotta Wait
  4. Never Be Together – Chrissie Hynde, Björn Yttling, Fyfe Dangerfield
  5. Let’s Get Lost – Chrissie Hynde, Dave McCracken
  6. Chord Lord
  7. Blue Eyed Sky
  8. The Man You Are
  9. One More Day
  10. I Hate Myself
  11. Death Is Not Enough
  12. Holy Commotion

On April 29, 2014.

On April 29, 2014, “Stone Dwarf Records” label released “Supernova”, the fifth Ray LaMontagne studio album. It was recorded in 2014, and was produced by Dan Auerbach.

Personnel:

  • Ray LaMontagne – vocal, acoustic guitar
  • Dan Auerbach – electric guitar, background vocals, acoustic guitar, electric bass, claves, claps, Mellotron
  • Richard Swift – drums, background vocals, percussion, claps, electronic drums
  • Dave Roe – electric bass, upright bass
  • Leon Michels – tambourine, Mellotron, piano, Hammond organ, electric harpsichord, Wurlitzer, electric piano, percussion, acetone, cabasa, glockenspiel, claps
  • Kenny Vaughan– electric guitar, acoustic guitar, tambourine
  • Russ Pahl – pedal steel, baritone electric guitar, acoustic guitar, 12-string acoustic guitar, electric guitar, tick tack bass
  • Seth Kaufman – electronic percussion, snaps, electric guitar, percussion, background vocals, claps, conga, drums, baritone electric guitar
  • Collin Dupuis – drum programming

Track listing:

All tracks by Ray LaMontagne.

  1. Lavender
  2. Airwaves
  3. She’s the One
  4. Pick Up a Gun
  5. Julia
  6. No Other Way
  7. Supernova
  8. Ojai
  9. Smashing
  10. Drive-In-Movies

On April 6, 2010.

On March 6, 2010, “Daptone Records” label released “I Learned the Hard Way”, the fourth Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings studio album. It was recorded 2009-2010, at “House of Soul Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Gabriel “Bosco Mann” Roth.

Personnel:

  • Sharon Jones – vocals
  • Thomas Brenneck – guitars, piano
  • Binky Griptite – guitars, bass
  • Dave Guy – trumpet
  • Ian Hendrickson-Smith – baritone saxophone, flute
  • Bosco Mann – bass
  • Homer Steinweiss – drums
  • Neal Sugarman – tenor saxophone
  • Fernando “Boogaloo” Velez – bongos, congas, tambourine
  • Victor Axelrod – piano, organ
  • Moon Bancs – marching snare
  • Cosmo Bann – guitars
  • AnGee Blake – background vocals
  • Sam Boncon – piano, clavinet
  • Chris Cardona – violin
  • Amos B. Conn – string arrangement
  • Nydia Davila – soul claps
  • Eric Davis – French horns
  • El Deuvo – cabasa
  • Brian Floody – timpani
  • Cochemea Gastelum – alto saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Wayne Gordon – soul claps
  • Jimmy Hill – organ
  • Aaron Johnson – trombones
  • Alex Kadvan – cello
  • Kevin C. Keys – background vocals
  • Matthew Lehmann – violin
  • Michael Leonhart – trumpet
  • Leon Michels – tenor saxophone
  • Toby Pazner – vibraphone, glockenspiel
  • Mikey Post – soul claps
  • Boom Boom Romero – drums
  • Antoine Silverman – violin, string arrangement
  • Daisy Sugarman – flute
  • Entcho Todorov – violin
  • Saundra Williams – background vocals
  • Anja Wood – cello
  • The Bushwick Callers – background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks written by Bosco Mann, except where noted.

  1. The Game Gets Old – Dave Guy, Homer Steinweiss, Tommy Brenneck
  2. I Learned the Hard Way
  3. Better Things – Homer Steinweiss
  4. Give it Back – Dave Guy
  5. Money
  6. The Reason – Neal Sugarman
  7. Window Shopping – Wayne Gordon, Lawrence Gordon, Derek Nievergelt
  8. She Ain’t a Child No More
  9. I’ll Still Be True – Tommy Brenneck
  10. Without a Heart
  11. If You Call
  12. Mama Don’t Like My Man