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On November 22, 2019.

On November 22, 2019, “New West” label released “A Jazz Celebration of The Allman Brothers Band”, an album by the Big Band of Brothers. It was recorded in June 2018, at “Bates Brothers Recording” in Hueytown, Alabama, and was produced by John Harvey, Mark Lanter and Charles Driebe.

Personnel:

  • Mart Avant – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Rob Alley – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Barney Floyd – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Chris Gordon – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Billy Bargetzi – trombone
  • Chad Fisher – trombone
  • Bill Huber – trombone
  • Wycliffe Gordon – soprano trombone
  • Brandon Slocumb – bass trombone
  • Jimmy Bowland – alto saxophone
  • Mace Hibbard – alto saxophone
  • Kelley O’Neal – alto saxophone
  • Dick Aven – tenor, soprano saxophone
  • Nathan McLeod – tenor saxophone
  • Steve Collins – baritone saxophone
  • Marc Broussard – vocals
  • Ruthie Foster – vocals
  • Andy Nevala – piano, Hammond B-3, Rhodes
  • Jack Pearson – slide guitar
  • Matt Casey – guitar
  • Tom Wolfe – guitar
  • Abe Becker – double bass, bass guitar
  • Chris Kozak – double bass, bass guitar
  • David Ray – double bass, bass guitar
  • Mark Lanter – drums
  • Dave Crenshaw – congas, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Statesboro Blues – Blind Willie McTell
  2. Don’t Want You No More – Spencer Davis, Edward Hardin
  3. It’s Not My Cross to Bear – Gregg Allman
  4. Hot ‘Lanta – Duane Allman, Gregg Allman, Dickey Betts, Butch Trucks, Berry Oakley, Jai Johanny Johanson
  5. Whipping Post – Gregg Allman
  6. Stand Back – Gregg Allman
  7. Dreams – Gregg Allman
  8. In Memory of Elizabeth Reed – Bickey Betts
  9. Don’t Keep me Wonderin’ – Gregg Allman
  10. Les Brers in A Minor – Dickey Betts

On February 12, 1972.

Eat a Peach

On February 12, 1972, “Capricorn Records” label released “Eat a Peach”, the third  Allman Brothers Band studio album. It was mix of studio recordings and recordings from the band’s 1971 “Fillmore East” performances. The live material was recorded on March 12–13 and June 27, 1971, at “Fillmore East” in New York, the studio material was recorded from September to December 1971, at  “Criteria Studios: in Miami. The album was produced by Tom Dowd. The double album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIAA”, and became the best selling release in the band’s discography.

Personnel:

  • Duane Allman– slide guitar, lead guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Dickey Betts– lead guitar, lead vocals
  • Gregg Allman– lead vocals, organ, piano, electric piano, acoustic guitar
  • Berry Oakley– bass guitar
  • Jai Johanny Johanson– drums, congas
  • Butch Trucks– drums, percussion, tympani, gong, vibes, tambourine
  • David Powell – artwork
  • F. Holmes– artwork

Track listing:

  1. Ain’t Wastin’ Time No More – Gregg Allman
  2. Les Brers in A Minor – Dickey Betts
  3. Melissa – Gregg Allman, Steve Alaimo
  4. Mountain Jam – Donovan Leitch, Duane Allman, Gregg Allman, Dickey Betts, Berry Oakley, Butch Trucks, Jai Johanny Johanson
  5. One Way Out – Elmore James, Marshall Sehorn, Sonny Boy Williamson II
  6. Trouble No More – Muddy Waters
  7. Stand Back – Gregg Allman, Berry Oakley
  8. Blue Sky – Dickey Betts
  9. Little Martha – Duane Allman
  10. Mountain Jam – continued