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On August 6, 2013.

On August 6, 2013, “Concord” label released “The Vigil”, the 73rd Chick Corea album. It was recorded in 2013, at “Mad Hatter Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Chick Corea. At the 15th “Annual Latin Grammy Awards”, “The Vigil” won the “Latin Grammy Award” for “Best Latin Jazz Album”.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea– Yamaha CFIIIS concert grand piano, synthesizers
  • Tim Garland– bass clarinet, flute, soprano, and tenor saxophone
  • Charles Altura – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Hadrien Feraud– bass
  • Marcus Gilmore– drums
  • Pernell Saturnino– percussion
  • Gayle Moran Corea– vocals
  • Stanley Clarke– bass
  • Ravi Coltrane– saxophone
  • Marc Bessant – graphic design
  • Bob Cetti – assistant engineer
  • Buck Snow – mixing
  • Bernie Grundman– mastering
  • Bernie Kirsh – engineer, mixing
  • Dan Muse – liner note coordination
  • Robert Schoeller – cover art
  • Taylor Crothers – photography

Track listing:

  1. Galaxy 32 Star 4
  2. Planet Chia
  3. Portals to Forever
  4. Royalty
  5. Outside of Space
  6. Pledge of Space
  7. Legacy

In July 1981.

In July 1981, “Stretch Records” label released “Three Quartets” the 23rd Chick Corea album. It was recorded January – February 1981, at “Mad Hatter Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Chick Corea.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea– piano, drums
  • Michael Brecker– tenor saxophone
  • Eddie Gómez– double bass
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Bernie Kirsh – recording and mixing engineer
  • Duncan Aldrich – assistant engineer
  • Joel Strote – associate executive producer
  • Adam Zelinka – post producer
  • Stephen Marcussen – remastering
  • Sonny Mediana – graphic design
  • Andy Baltimore – creative director
  • Dan Serrano – graphic design
  • Andy Ruggirello – graphic design
  • Darryl Pitt – photography
  • Susan Garson – project coordinator
  • Richard Veloso – art producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Chick Corea except where noted.

  1. Quartet No. 1
  2. Quartet No. 3
  3. Quartet No. 2 – Part I (Dedicated to Duke Ellington)
  4. Quartet No. 2 – Part II (Dedicated to John Coltrane)

 

On June 8, 1999.

On June 8, 1999, “Warner Bros” label released “Elegiac Cycle”, the tenth Brad Mehldau album. It was recorded in February 1999, at “Mad Hatter Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Brad Mehldau and Michael Davenport.

Personnel:

  • Brad Mehldau- piano, liner notes
  • Bernie Kirsch – recording
  • Alisha Chamberlain – assistant engineer
  • Alan Yoshida – mastering
  • Lawrence Azerrad – art direction, design
  • Michael Davenport – executive producer
  • John Clark – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Brad Mehldau

  1. Bard
  2. Resignation
  3. Memory’s Tricks
  4. Elegy for William Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg
  5. Lament for Linus
  6. Trailer Park Ghost
  7. Goodbye Storyteller (for Fred Myrow)
  8. Rückblick
  9. The Bard Returns

On May 11, 1993.

On May 11, 1993, “Relativity” label released “Kingdom of Desire”, the eighth Toto studio album. It was recorded in 1992 at “A&M Studios”, “Skywalker Studios”, Schnee Studios”, “Devonshire Sound Studios”, “Record One”, “Rumbo Recorders”, “Castle Oak Studios”, “Track Record”, “Mad Hatter Studios”, “Pacifique Recording Studios”, “Enterprise Studios” and “Record Plant” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Danny Kortchmar, Steve Lukather, David Paich, Mike Porcaro and Jeff Porcaro.

Personnel:

  • Steve Lukather– lead and backing vocals, guitars
  • David Paich– piano, organ, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Mike Porcaro– bass guitar
  • Jeff Porcaro– drums, percussion
  • Steve Porcaro– synthesizers
  • John Jessel – synthesizer programming
  • J. Vanston– synthesizer
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • Jim Keltner– percussion
  • Chris Trujillo – percussion
  • Joe Porcaro– percussion
  • Gary Herbig – saxophone
  • Don Menza– saxophone
  • Chuck Findley– trumpet
  • John Elefante– backing vocals
  • Alex Brown – backing vocals
  • Phillip Ingram– backing vocals
  • Angel Rogers – backing vocals
  • Fred White – backing vocals
  • Steve George– backing vocals
  • Richard Page– backing vocals
  • Bobby Womack– backing vocals
  • John Fogerty– backing vocals
  • Kevin Dorsey – backing vocals
  • Arnold McCuller– backing vocals
  • Billy Sherwood– backing vocals
  • Stan Lynch– backing vocals
  • Jenny Douglas-McRae – backing vocals
  • Jackie McGhee – backing vocals
  • Phil Perry– backing vocals
  • Jess Sutcliffe – production coordination, engineer
  • Niko Bolas, John Jessel, Greg Ladanyi – engineer
  • Anas Allaf, Mike Arvold, Shawn Berman, Kyle Bess, Ken Deranteriasian, Bob Edwards, Jeff Graham, Rob Jaczko, Dick Kaneshiro, Fred Kelly Jr., Ed Korengo, Keith Kresge, Tim Larber, Randy Long, Jeff Lorenzen, Rick Plant, Chris Rich, Rail Rogut, Thom Russo, Darian Sahanaja, M.T. Silva, Mick Stern, Bart Stevens, Randy Wine – recording engineer
  • Bob Clearmountain – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig- mastering
  • Nancy Donald – art direction
  • Rick Patrick – illustration, logo design
  • Dennis Keeley – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Lukather, David Paich, Mike Porcaro and Jeff Porcaro, except where noted.

  1. Gypsy Train
  2. Don’t Chain My Heart
  3. Never Enough – Steve Lukather, David Paich, Mike Porcaro, Jeff Porcaro, Fee Waybill
  4. How Many Times
  5. 2 Hearts
  6. Wing of Time
  7. She Knows the Devil
  8. The Other Side – David Paich, Billy Sherwood, Rory Kaplan
  9. Only You
  10. Kick Down the Walls – Danny Kortchmar, Stan Lynch
  11. Kingdom of Desire – Danny Kortchmar
  12. Jake to the Bone

On April 15, 2009.

On April 15, 2009, “Heads Up” label released “Jazz in the Garden”, the debut Stanley Clarke Trio album. It was recorded in December 2018, at “Mad Hatter Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Dave Love and Stanley Clarke.

Personnel:

  • Stanley Clarke- double bass
  • Hiromi Uehara- piano
  • Lenny White- drums

Tracks listing:

All tracks by Stanley Clarke, except where noted.

  1. Paradigm Shift (Election Day 2008)
  2. Sakura Sakura – traditional
  3. Sicilian Blue – Hiromi Uehara
  4. Take the Coltrane – Duke Ellington
  5. 3 Wrong Notes
  6. Someday My Prince Will Come – Frank Churchill, Larry Morey
  7. Isotope – Joe Henderson
  8. Bass Folk Song No. 5 & 6
  9. Global Tweak – Stanley Clarke, Hiromi Uehara
  10. Solar – Miles Davis
  11. Brain Training – Hiromi Uehara
  12. Under the Bridge – Michael Balzary, Anthony Kiedis, Chad Smith, John Frusciante

On April 10, 2009.

On April 10, 2009, “Universal Music Australia” label released “Bittersweet”, album by Mark Isham and Kate Ceberano. It was recorded in 2009, at “Mad Hatter Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Mark Isham.

Personnel:

  • Mark Isham – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Kate Ceberano – vocal
  • Alan Pasqua – piano
  • Tom Warrington – bass
  • Peter Erskine – drums
  • Bernie Kirsh – recording, mixing
  • Buck Snow, Melissa Kirkland – recording assistance, mixing
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Donna Isham – executive producer
  • Tyler Parkinson – design
  • Michael Doven – photography

Track listing:

  1. My One and Only Love – Frank Sinatra
  2. Skylark – Anita O’Day
  3. In a Sentimental Mood – Duke Ellington
  4. Don’t Get Around Much Anymore – Duke Ellington
  5. In My Solitude – Paul Robeson
  6. Night and Day – Cole Porter
  7. I Wanna Be Loved  – The Andrew Sisters
  8. Easy Living – Ralph Rainger
  9. Lush Life – Billy Strayhorn
  10. Do It Again – Irène Bordoni
  11. Every Time We Say Good Bye – Cole Porter

 

On January 28, 1997.

On January 28, 1997, “Warner Bros” label released “The Art of the Trio Volume One”, the sixth Brad Mehldau album. It was recorded September 4 and 5, 1996 at “Mad Hatter Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Matt Pierson.

Personnel:

  • Brad Mehldau- piano
  • Larry Grenadier- bass
  • Jorge Rossy- drums
  • James Farber – engineer
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Rey International – art direction, design
  • Andrea Marouk – photography
  • Ed Fox – band photographs
  • Dana Watson – production coordination

Track listing:

All tracks by Brad Mehldau except where noted.

  1. Blame It on My Youth – Edward Heyman, Oscar Levant
  2. I Didn’t Know What Time It Was – Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers
  3. Ron’s Place
  4. Blackbird – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  5. Lament for Linus
  6. Mignon’s Song
  7. I Fall in Love Too Easily – Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne
  8. Lucid
  9. Nobody Else But Me – Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern

In July 1981.

In July 1981, “Stretch” label released “Three Quartets”, the 32nd Chick Corea (as leader) album. It was recorded January – February 1981 at “Mad Hatter Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Chick Corea.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea- piano
  • Michael Brecker- tenor saxophone
  • Eddie Gómez- double bass
  • Steve Gadd- drums
  • Bernie Kirsh – recording and mixing engineer
  • Stephen Marcussen – remastering
  • Sonny Mediana,Dan Serrano, Andy Ruggirello  – graphic design
  • Joel Strote – associate executive producer
  • Adam Zelinka – post producer
  • Andy Baltimore – creative director
  • Darryl Pitt – photography
  • Susan Garson – project coordinator
  • Richard Veloso – art producer
  • Duncan Aldrich – assistant engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Chick Corea.

  1. Quartet No. 1
  2. Quartet No. 3
  3. Quartet No. 2 – Part I (dedicated to Duke Ellington)
  4. Quartet No. 2 – Part II (dedicated to John Coltrane)

On June 19, 2001.

On June 19, 2001, “Capitol” label released “Trust No One”, the debut Dave Navarro solo album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Mad Hatter Studios”, “Sunset Sound Recorders”, “NRG Recording Studios” in Los Angeles, “Media Vortex” in Burbank, California, “Southern Tracks” in Atlanta, Georgia, and was produced by Dave Navarro, Rich Costey, Andrew Slater and Jimmy Boyle.
Personnel:
• Dave Navarro – lead vocals, acoustic and guitars, bass, synthesizer, keyboards, sampling
• Matt Chamberlain – drums
• Rich Costey – programming, additional guitar, synth programming, chorus guitar, , vibraphone
• Mike Elizondo – bass
• Roy Mayorga – drums, percussion
• Holly Palmer – vocals
• DJ Numark – additional production, drum programming
• Jon Brion – intro voice, slide bass, additional guitar, ring modulator guitar
• Pinky Villandry – backing vocals
• Eugene – strings
• Twiggy Ramirez – bass
• Stephen Perkins – drums
• Monet Mazur – background scream
• Danny Saber – additional production, programming, bass
• Brendan O’Brien – bass and keyboards
• Andrew Slater – executive producer
• Brendan O’Brien – mixer
• Rich Costey – mixer
• Jimmy Boyle – engineer
• Dale Lawton – assistant engineer
• Geoff Walcha – assistant engineer
• Ryan Williams – assistant engineer
• Dave Ahlert – assistant engineer
• Steve Mixdorf – assistant engineer
• Mark Plati, Dave Schiffman, Danny Saber – additional engineering
• Mastered by Eddy Schreyer and Gene Grimaldi
Track listing:
All tracks by Dave Navarro, except where noted.

1. Rexall
2. Hungry
3. Sunny Day
4. Mourning Son
5. Everything
6. Not for Nothing
7. Avoiding the Angel
8. Very Little Daylight
9. Venus in Furs – Lou Reed
10. Slow Motion Sickness