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In December 1967.

In December 1967, “Warner Bros” label released “Anything Goes”, the second Harpers Bizarre album. It was recorded in 1967, and was produced by Lenny Waronker.

Personnel:

  • Eddie James – guitar
  • Dick Scoppettone – vocals, guitar, bass, vocal arrangements
  • Dick Yount – vocals, bass
  • Ted Templeman – vocals, guitar, drums, vocal arrangements
  • John Petersen vocals, drums, percussion
  • Jack Glaser – sound effects
  • Ami Hadini, Eddie Brackett, Joe Sidore, Lee Herschberg, Mike Sheilds – engineer
  • Lee Herschberg – editing
  • Ed Thrasher – art direction
  • Stan Cornyn – sleeve notes

Track listing:

  1. (Intro) This Is Only the Beginning – Ted Koehler, Harold Arlen
  2. Anything Goes – Cole Porter
  3. Two Little Babes in the Wood – Cole Porter
  4. The Biggest Night of Her Life – Randy Newman
  5. Pocketful of Miracles – Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen
  6. Snow – Randy Newman
  7. Chattanooga Choo Choo – Mack Gordon, Harry Warren
  8. Hey You in the Crowd – Dick Scoppettone, Ted Templeman
  9. Louisiana Man – Doug Kershaw
  10. Milord – Georges Moustaki, Marguerite Monnot
  11. Virginia City – Dick Scoppettone, Ted Templeman
  12. Jessie – Mike Gordon, Jimmy Griffin
  13. You Need a Change – David Blue
  14. High Coin – Van Dyke Parks

On October 24, 1980.

On October 24, 1980, “Dindisc” label released “Organisation”, the second Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark studio album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Ridge Farm” in Rusper, England, “Advision” in London, and was produced by Mike Howlett.

Personnel:

  • Paul Humphreys – vocals, synthesizers, electronic organ, electronic and acoustic piano, rhythm programming, acoustic and electronic percussion
  • Andy McCluskey – vocals, synthesizer, bass guitar, electronic organ, treated acoustic piano, rhythm programming, acoustic and electronic percussion
  • Malcolm Holmes – drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Enola Gay – Andy McCluskey
  2. 2nd Thought – Andy McCluskey
  3. VCL XI – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey
  4. Motion and Heart – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey
  5. Statues – Andy McCluskey
  6. The Misunderstanding – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey
  7. The More I See You – Harry Warren, Mack Gordon
  8. Promise – Paul Humphreys
  9. Stanlow – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey

In August 1958.

In August 1958, “Riverside” label released “Big 6”, the debut Blue Mitchell album. It was recorded in July 1958, in New York City, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Blue Mitchell- trumpet
  • Wynton Kelly- piano
  • Curtis Fuller- trombone
  • Johnny Griffin- tenor saxophone
  • Wilbur Ware- bass
  • Philly Joe Jones- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Blue Mitchell, except where noted.

  1. Blues March – Benny Golson
  2. Big Six – William Boone Jr.
  3. There Will Never Be Another You – Mack Gordon, Harry Warren
  4. Brother Ball
  5. Jamph – Curtis Fuller
  6. Sir John
  7. Promenade – William Boone Jr.

 

On October 25, 1999.

On October 25, 1999, “Virgin” label released “As Time Goes By”, the tenth Bryan Ferry album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Lansdowne Studios” in London, and was produced by Bryan Ferry and Rhett Davies.

Personnel:

  • Bryan Ferry – lead vocals, synthesizer, arrangements, art direction
  • Phil Manzanera– guitar
  • Alan Barnes- clarinet, tenor saxophone
  • Nicholas Bucknail – clarinet
  • Wilfred Gibson – violin
  • Bob Hunt – trombone
  • Chris Laurence – bass guitar
  • Andy Newmark– drums
  • Anthony Pleeth – cello
  • Frank Ricotti– percussion
  • John Sutton – drums
  • Enrico Tomasso – trumpet
  • Hugh Webb – harp
  • Gavyn Wright– violin
  • Peter Lale – viola
  • Boguslaw Kostecki – violin
  • Jose Libertella – bandoneon
  • Luis Stazo – bandoneon
  • Paul Clarvis – drums
  • Philip Dukes – viola
  • Colin Good – piano, musical director, arrangements
  • Anthony Pike – clarinet
  • Jim Tomlinson – clarinet, alto saxophone
  • Richard Jeffries – bass guitar
  • Malcolm Earle Smith – trombone
  • Abraham Leborovich – violin
  • Robert Fowler – clarinet
  • Martin Wheatley – banjo
  • Timothy Lines – clarinet
  • David White – clarinet
  • Nils Solberg – guitar
  • David Woodcock – violin
  • Cynthia Millar – ondes Martenot
  • James Sanger – programming
  • Mark Tucker – engineer
  • Steve Pelluet – assistant engineer
  • Chris Dibble, Sven Taits – additional engineering
  • Robin Trower- associate producer
  • Nick de Ville – art direction
  • Bogdan Zarkowski – artwork
  • Mike Owen – photography

Track listing:

  1. As Time Goes By – Herman Hupfeld
  2. The Way You Look Tonight – Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields
  3. Easy Living – Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin
  4. I’m in the Mood for Love – Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields
  5. Where or When – Rodgers and Hart
  6. When Somebody Thinks You’re Wonderful – Harry Woods
  7. Sweet and Lovely – Charles Daniels, Gus Arnheim, Harry Tobias
  8. Miss Otis Regrets – Cole Porter
  9. Time on My Hands – Vincent Youmans, Harold Adamson, Mack Gordon
  10. Lover, Come Back to Me – Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein
  11. Falling in Love Again – Friedrich Hollaender, Sammy Lerner
  12. Love Me or Leave Me – Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn
  13. You Do Something to Me – Cole Porter
  14. Just One of Those Things – Cole Porter
  15. September Song – Kurt Weill, Maxwell Anderson

 

On September 27, 2011.

On September 27, 2011, “Mack Avenue” label released “The Good Feeling”, album by the Christian McBride Big Band. It was recorded in 2011, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Christian McBride. In 2011, the album won “Grammy Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album”.

Personnel:

  • Christian McBride– double bass
  • Steve Wilson– alto saxophone, flute
  • Todd Bashore – alto saxophone, flute
  • Ron Blake– tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, flute
  • Todd Williams – tenor saxophone, flute
  • Loren Schoenberg– tenor saxophone
  • Carl Maraghi – baritone saxophone, bass clarinet
  • Frank Greene – trumpet
  • Freddie Hendrix – trumpet
  • Nicholas Payton– trumpet
  • Nabati Isles – trumpet
  • James Burton – trombone
  • Steve Davis– trombone
  • Michael Dease– trombone
  • Douglas Purviance– bass trombone
  • Xavier Davis– piano
  • Ulysses Owens– drums
  • Melissa Walker – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Christian McBride except where noted.

  1. Shake ‘n’ Blake
  2. Broadway – Bill Bird, Teddy McRae, Henri Woode
  3. Brother Mister
  4. When I Fall in Love – Edward Heyman, Victor Young
  5. Science Fiction
  6. The Shade of the Cedar Tree
  7. The More I See You – Mack Gordon, Harry Warren
  8. I Should Care – Sammy Cahn, Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston
  9. A Taste of Honey – Ric Marlow, Bobby Scott
  10. Bluesin’ in Alphabet City
  11. In a Hurry

On April 28, 1998.

On April 28, 1998, “Telarc” label released “Oscar and Benny”, album by Oscar Peterson and Benny Green. It was recorded in September 1997, and was produced by Robert Woods and Elaine Marlone.

Personnel:

  • Oscar Peterson– piano
  • Benny Green– piano
  • Ray Brown– double bass
  • Gregory Hutchinson– drums

Track listing:

  1. For All We Know – Fred Coots, Sam M. Lewis
  2. When Lights Are Low – Benny Carter, Spencer Williams
  3. Yours Is My Heart Alone – Ludwig Herzer, Franz Lehár, Beda Fritz Loehner
  4. Here’s That Rainy Day – Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen
  5. The More I See You – Mack Gordon, Harry Warren
  6. Limehouse Blues – Philip Braham, Douglas Furber
  7. Easy Does It – Sy Oliver, Trummy Young
  8. Someday My Prince Will Come – Frank Churchill, Larry Morey
  9. Scrapple from the Apple – Charlie Parker
  10. Jitterbug Waltz – Richard Maltby, Jr., Fats Waller
  11. Barbara’s Blues – Oscar Peterson

In April 1954.

In April 1954, “Pacific Jazz” label released “Chet Baker Sings”, the ninth Chet Baker album and his debut vocal album. It was recorded on February 15, 1954, and was produced by Richard Bock.

Personnel:

  • Chet Baker- vocals, trumpet
  • Russ Freeman- piano, celesta
  • Carson Smith- double bass
  • Joe Mondragon- double bass
  • Bob Neel – drums
  • Jimmy Bond – double bass
  • Larance Marable- drums
  • Peter Littman – drums
  • Gerald Heard – liner notes
  • William Claxton– photography

Track listing:

  1. But Not for Me – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  2. Time After Time – Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn
  3. My Funny Valentine – Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart
  4. I Fall in Love Too Easily – Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn
  5. There Will Never Be Another You – Harry Warren, Mack Gordon
  6. I Get Along Without You Very Well (Except Sometimes) – Hoagy Carmichael
  7. The Thrill is Gone – Lew Brown, Ray Henderson
  8. Look for the Silver Lining – Jerome Kern, Buddy DeSylva

 

In March 1961.

In March 1961, “Riverside” label released “Explorations”, the seventh Bill Evans album. It was recorded on February 2, 1961, in New York City, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews. “Explorations” won the Billboard Jazz Critics Best Piano LP poll for 1961.

Personnel:

  • Bill Evans- piano
  • Scott LaFaro- bass
  • Paul Motian– drums
  • Bill Stoddard – engineer
  • Shigeo Miyamoto – mastering engineer

Track listing:

  1. Israel – John Carisi
  2. Haunted Heart – Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz
  3. Beautiful Love” (take 2) – Wayne King, Egbert Van Alstyne, Victor Young, Haven Gillespie
  4. Elsa – Earl Zindars
  5. Nardis – Miles Davis
  6. How Deep Is the Ocean? – Irving Berlin
  7. I Wish I Knew – Harry Warren, Mack Gordon
  8. Sweet and Lovely – Gus Arnheim, Jules LeMare, Harry Tobias

In May 1964.

In May 1964, “Motown” label released “Mary Wells Sings My Guy”, the fourth studio Mary Wells album. It was recorded 1963-1964, and was produced by Smokey Robinson.

Personnel:

  • Mary Wells- lead vocals
  • The Andantes- backing vocals
  • The Love-Tones – backing vocals
  • Eddie Holland- backing vocals
  • The Funk Brothers- instrumentation
  • Dezo Hoffmann- front cover photography
  • Lee Ivory – sleeve notes.

Track listing:

  1. He’s The One I Love – Smokey Robinson
  2. Whisper You Love Me Boy – Eddie Holland, Lamont Dozier
  3. My Guy – Smokey Robinson
  4. Does He Love Me – William “Mickey” Stevenson
  5. How? (When My Heart Belongs To You) – Smokey Robinson
  6. He Holds His Own – Eddie Holland, Lamont Dozier
  7. My Baby Just Cares for Me – Gus Kahn, Walter Donaldson
  8. I Only Have Eyes for You – Al Dubin, Harry Warren
  9. You Do Something to Me – Cole Porter
  10. It Had to Be You – Gus Kahn, Isham Jones
  11. If You Love Me (Really Love Me) – Geoffrey Parsons, Marguerite Monnot
  12. At Last – Harry Warren, Mack Gordon

In May 1964.

In May 1964, “Columbia” label released “Dance with The Shadows”, the third Shadows studio album. It was recorded in 1964, and was produced by Nome Paramor.

Personnel:

  • Hank Marvin– lead guitar, piano, vocals
  • Bruce Welch– rhythm guitar, vocals
  • John Rostill– bass guitar
  • Brian Locking– bass guitar
  • Brian Bennett– drums
  • Malcolm Addey – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Chattanooga Choo Choo – Mack Gordon, Harry Warren
  2. Blue Shadows – Brian Bennett, Brian ‘Licorice’ Locking, Hank Marvin, Bruce Welch
  3. Fandango – Johnny Bradford, Frank Perkins
  4. Tonight (from West Side Story) – Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim
  5. That’s the Way It Goes – Hank Marvin, Bruce Welch
  6. Big B – Brian Bennett
  7. In the Mood – Joe Garland, Andy Razaf
  8. Lonely Bull(El Solo Toro) – Sol Lake
  9. Dakota – Alan Braden
  10. French Dressing – Brian Bennett
  11. The High and the Mighty – Dimitri Tiomkin
  12. Don’t It Make You Feel Good – Hank Marvin, Bruce Welch
  13. Zambesi – Nico Carstens, Anton De Waal
  14. Temptation – Nacio Brown, Arthur Freed