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Ray Charles: Jazz Number II

In January 1973, “Tangerine” label released “Jazz Number II”, the 35th Ray Charles album. It was recorded in “Charles’ Tangerine / RPM Studios” in Los Angeles and was produced by Ray Charles.

Personnel:

  • Ray Charles – piano, engineer
  • Ray Charles Big Band
  • Alf Clausen, Jimmy Heath, Roger Neumann, Teddy Edwards – arrangements
  • David Braithwaite – engineer
  • Steve Swain – cover concept
  • Don Niehaus – design
  • Joe Adams – photography

Track listing:

  1. Our Suite – Ray Charles, Roger Neumann
  2. A Pair of Threes – Alf Clausen
  3. Morning of Carnival – Luiz Bonfá, Antônio Maria
  4. Going Home – Teddy Edwards
  5. Kids Are Pretty People – Thad Jones
  6. Togetherness – Jimmy Heath
  7. Brazilian Skies – Teddy Edwards

On February 17, 2017.

On February 17, 2017, “Kin Music” label released “Songs of the Latin Skies”, the third Katie Noonan and Karin Schaupp collaborative album. It was recorded in 2016 and was produced by Katie Noonan and Karin Schaupp. In 2017 the album won “ARIA Award for Best World Music Album”.

Personnel:

  • Katie Noonan – vocals
  • Karin Schaupp – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  1. Segurança – Maxwell
  2. Desafinado – Antônio Carlos Jobim
  3. Oblivion – Ástor Piazzolla
  4. Wave – Antônio Carlos Jobim
  5. Boiou – Joyce Moreno
  6. Retrato Brasileiro – Baden Powell
  7. No More Blues – Antônio Carlos Jobim
  8. Canta Mais – Antônio Carlos Jobim
  9. La Muerte del Angel – Ástor Piazzolla
  10. Manhã de Carnaval – Luiz Bonfá
  11. Sentimental Melody from Forest of the Amazon – Heitor Villa-Lobos
  12. El Marino – Antonio Lauro
  13. Tikata Tarpuinikichu – traditional

In December 1963.

In December 1963, “Philips” label released “Night Lights”, the 36th Gerry Mulligan album. It was recorded September – October 1963, at “Nola Penthouse Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Hal Mooney.

Personnel:

  • Gerry Mulligan – baritone saxophone, piano 
  • Art Farmer – flugelhorn
  • Bob Brookmeyer – valve trombone
  • Jim Hall – guitar
  • Bill Crow – bass
  • Dave Bailey – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Gerry Mulligan except where noted.

  1. Night Lights
  2. Morning of the Carnival – Luiz Bonfá, Antônio Maria
  3. In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning – David Mann, Bob Hilliard
  4. Prelude in E Minor – Frédéric Chopin
  5. Festival Minor
  6. Tell Me When

In December 1966.

In December 1966, “Limelight” label released “Soul Español”, the 104th Oscar Peterson album. It was recorded in December 1966, at “Universal Recorders” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Hal Mooney.

Personnel:

  • Oscar Peterson- piano
  • Sam Jones- double bass
  • Louis Hayes- drums
  • Henley Gibson – conga
  • Harold Jones- percussion
  • Marshall Thompson- timbales

Track listing:

  1. Mas que Nada – Jorge Ben Jor
  2. Manhã de Carnaval – Luiz Bonfá, Vinicius de Moraes
  3. Call Me – Tony Hatch
  4. How Insensitive – Vinicius de Moraes, Norman Gimbel, Antonio Carlos Jobim
  5. Carioca – Edward Eliscu, Gus Kahn, Vincent Youmans
  6. Soulville Samba – Oscar Peterson
  7. Amanha – Phil Bodner
  8. Meditation – Norman Gimbel, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonca
  9. Samba Sensitive – Oscar Peterson
  10. Samba de Orfeu – Luiz Bonfá, Vinicius de Moraes

Ron Carter Sextet: Orfeu

On November 2, 1999, “Somethin’ Else” label released “Orfeu”, the 36th Ron Carter album. It was recorded February – March 1999, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Ron Carter.

Personnel:

  • Ron Carter– bass
  • Houston Person– tenor saxophone
  • Stephen Scott– piano
  • Bill Frisell– guitar
  • Payton Crossley – drums
  • Steve Kroon – percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Ron Carter except where noted

  1. Saudade
  2. Manhã de Carnaval – Luiz Bonfá, Antônio Maria
  3. Por-Do-Sol
  4. Goin’ Home – Antonin Dvorák, Ron Carter
  5. 117 Special
  6. Obrigado
  7. Samba de Orfeu – Luiz Bonfá, Antonio Maria

 

On June 5, 2007.

On June 5, 2007, “Blue Note” label released “A Bluish Bag”, album by Stanley Turrentine. It consists of two sessions recorded for the Blue Note label in February and June 1967, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Stanley Turrentine– tenor saxophone
  • Donald Byrd– trumpet
  • Blue Mitchell, Tommy Turrentine– trumpet
  • Julian Priester– trombone
  • Jerry Dodgion– alto saxophone, flute, alto flute
  • Joe Farrell– tenor saxophone, flute
  • Al Gibbons – bass clarinet, tenor saxophone
  • Pepper Adams– baritone saxophone, clarinet
  • Kenny Barron– piano
  • Bucky Pizzarelli– guitar
  • Ron Carter– bass
  • Walter Booker– bass
  • Mickey Roker– drums
  • Mickey Roker– drums
  • Duke Pearson – arranger
  • Rudy Van Gelder– engineer

Track listing:

  1. Blues for Del – Stanley Turrentine
  2. She’s a Carioca – Vinicius de Moraes, Ray Gilbert, Antônio Carlos Jobim
  3. Manhã de Carnaval – Luiz Bonfá, Antônio Maria
  4. Here’s That Rainy Day – Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke
  5. What Now My Love – Gilbert Bécaud, Pierre Delanoë, Carl Sigman
  6. Samba do Avião – Antônio Carlos Jobim
  7. Night Song – Lee Adams, Charles Strouse
  8. Days of Wine and Roses – Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer
  9. Come Back to Me – Burton Lane, Alan Jay Lerner
  10. Silver Tears – Henry Mancini
  11. A Bluish Bag – Henry Mancini
  12. With This Ring – Luther Dixon, Anthony Hester, Richard “Popcorn” Wylie

On October 15, 1996.

On October 15, 1996, “Verve” label released “The Guitar Trio”, album by Al Di Meola, Paco de Lucía and John McLaughlin. It was recorded May – July 1996, at “Real World Studios” in England, and was produced by Al Di Meola, John McLaughlin and Paco de Lucía.

Personnel:

  • Al Di Meola– guitar,  percussion – plays Ovation and Hermanos Conde guitar-percution, hands, shaker
  • John McLaughlin– guitar – plays Wechter guitar and D’Addario strings
  • Paco de Lucía– guitar – plays Hermanos Conde guitar

Track listing:

  1. La Estiba – Paco de Lucía
  2. Beyond the Mirage – Al Di Meola
  3. Midsummer Night – John McLaughlin
  4. Manhã de Carnaval – Luiz Bonfá, Antônio Maria
  5. Letter from India – John McLaughlin
  6. Espiritu – Al Di Meola
  7. Le Monastère dans les Montagnes – John McLaughlin
  8. Azzura – Al Di Meola
  9. Cardeosa – Paco de Lucía

In April 1963.

In April 1963, “Verve” label released “Jazz Samba Encore!”, album by Stan Getz and Luiz Bonfá. It was recorded in February 1963, in “Webster Hall” in New York City, and was produced by Creed Taylor. The album cover painting was by  Olga Albizu.

Personnel:

  • Stan Getz– tenor saxophone
  • Luiz Bonfá– guitar
  • Antonio Carlos Jobim– guitar, piano
  • George Duvivier, Tommy Williams, Don Payne – bass
  • Paulo Ferreira, Jose Carlos, Dave Bailey– drums
  • Maria Toledo – vocals, brief vocalise

Track listing:

  1. Sambalero – Luiz Bonfá
  2. Só Danço Samba(I Only Dance Samba) – Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes
  3. Insensatez(How Insensitive)  Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes
  4. O Morro Não Tem Vez (Favela) – Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes
  5. Samba de Duas Notas (Two Note Samba) – Luiz Bonfá – reference to Jobim’s One Note Samba
  6. Menina Flor – Luiz Bonfá, Maria Toledo
  7. Mania de Maria – Luiz Bonfá, Maria Toledo
  8. Saudade Vem Correndo – Luiz Bonfá, Maria Toledo
  9. Um Abração no Getz (A Tribute to Getz) – Luiz Bonfá
  10. Ebony Samba – second version – Luiz Bonfá
  11. Ebony Samba – first version – Luiz Bonfá