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In April 1957.

In April 1957, “Columbia” label released “Drum Suite”, album by Art Blakey, side one is the Art Blakey Percussion Ensemble, side two is the Jazz Messengers. It was recorded June – December 1956, February 1957, at “Columbia 30th Street Studio” in New York City, and was produced by George Avakian.

Personnel:

  • Art Blakey – drums
  • Bill Hardman – trumpet
  • Donald Byrd – trumpet
  • Jackie McLean – alto saxophone
  • Ira Sullivan – tenor saxophone
  • Ray Bryant – piano
  • Sam Dockery – piano
  • Kenny Drew – piano
  • Oscar Pettiford – bass, cello
  • Spanky DeBrest – bass
  • Wilbur Ware – bass
  • Jo Jones – drums
  • Charles “Specs” Wright – drums, timpani, gong
  • Candido Camero – bongos
  • Sabu Martinez – bongos 

Track listing:

  1. The Sacrifice – Art Blakey
  2. Cubano Chant – Ray Bryant
  3. Oscalypso – Oscar Pettiford
  4. Nica’s Tempo – Gigi Gryce
  5. D’s Dilemma – Mal Waldron
  6. Just for Marty – Bill Hardman

In January 1968.

In January 1968, “Prestige” label released “My People (Soul People)”, the eighth Freddie Roach album. It was recorded in June 1967, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Jerry Field.

Personnel:

  • Freddie Roach – vocals, organ, piano
  • James Anderson – soprano sax
  • Roland Alexander, Conrad Lester – tenor sax
  • Harry White – flugelhorn
  • Kiane Zawadi – euphonium, trombone
  • Eddie Wright – guitar
  • Eddie Gladden – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Freddie Roach, except where noted

  1. Prince Street
  2. Straight Ahead – Mal Waldron
  3. Mas que Nada – Jorge Ben
  4. Drunk
  5. My People (Soul People)
  6. I’m on My Way
  7. Respectfully Yours
  8. Freddie

In November 1957.

In November 1957, “Prestige” label released “Mal/2”, the second Mal Waldron album. It was recorded April – May 1957.

Personnel:

  • Mal Waldron – piano
  • John Coltrane – tenor saxophone
  • Idrees Sulieman, Bill Hardman – trumpet
  • Sahib Shihab – alto and baritone saxophone 
  • Jackie McLean – alto saxophone
  • Julian Euell – bass
  • Ed Thigpen, Art Taylor – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Mal Waldron except where noted.

  1. From This Moment On – Cole Porter
  2. J.M.’s Dream Doll
  3. The Way You Look Tonight – Dorothy Fields, Jerome Kern
  4. One By One
  5. Don’t Explain – Arthur Herzog Jr., Billie Holiday
  6. Potpourri

In November 1956.

In November 1956, “Prestige” label released “4, 5 and 6”, the third Jackie McLean album. It was recorded in July 1956, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, and was produced Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • Jackie McLean – alto sax
  • Hank Mobley – tenor sax
  • Donald Byrd – trumpet
  • Mal Waldron – piano
  • Doug Watkins – bass
  • Art Taylor – drums

Track listing:

  1. Sentimental Journey – Ben Homer, Bud Greeen, Les Brown
  2. Why Was I Born – Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II, Kenny Drew
  3. Contour – Kenny Drew
  4. Confirmation – Charlie Parker
  5. When I Fall in Love – Edward Heyman, Victor Young
  6. Abstraction – Mal Waldron

In October 1959.

In October 1959, “Prestige” label “Cattin’ with Coltrane and Quinichette”, an album by John Coltrane and Paul Quinichette. It was recorded in May 1957, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, NJ, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • John Coltrane – tenor saxophone 
  • Paul Quinichette – tenor saxophone
  • Julian Euell – double bass
  • Ed Thigpen – drums
  • Mal Waldron – piano

Track listing:

All tracks by Mal Waldron, except where noted

  1. Cattin’
  2. Sunday – Chester Conn, Ned Miller, Jule Styne
  3. Exactly Like You – Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields
  4. Anatomy
  5. Vodka

On September 19, 1991.

On September 19, 1991, “Strata-East” label released “Steadfast”, the second John Hicks studio album. It was recorded in May 1975, in London.

Personnel:

  • John Hicks – piano
  • Ulrich Hofmann – design
  • Malcolm Addey – digital mastering
  • Duncan Stanbury – digital transfer
  • Manfred Rinderspacher – photography

Track listing:

  1. One for John Mixon – John Hicks
  2. Lush Life – Billy Strayhorn
  3. Pensativa – Clare Fischer
  4. Sophisticated Lady – Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish
  5. Hamp’s Dance – John Hicks
  6. My One and Only Love – R. Guy
  7. Steadfast – John Hicks
  8. Serenade – J. Walters
  9. Without a Song – Vincent Youmans
  10. In a Sentimental Mood – Duke Ellington, Manny Kurtz
  11. Soul Eyes – Mal Waldron
  12. A Nightingale Sang in Berkley Square – Eric Maschwitz, Manning Sherwin
  13. The Bright Eyes – John Hicks

On August 14, 2002.

On August 14, 2002, “Concord” label released “Communion”, the tenth John Patitucci album. It was recorded February – March 2001 and was produced by John Patitucci.

Personnel:

  • John Patitucci – bass guitar, double bass
  • Branford Marsalis– soprano sax
  • Joe Lovano– tenor sax
  • Chris Potter– tenor sax, soprano sax
  • Tim Ries– clarinet, flute
  • Brad Mehldau– piano
  • Bruce Barth– piano
  • Edward Simon– piano
  • Brian Blade– drums
  • Horacio Hernández– drums
  • Valtinho Anastacio – percussion
  • Duduka da Fonseca– percussion
  • Marc Quiñones– percussion, conga
  • Luciana Souza– vocals
  • Elizabeth Lim-Dutton – violin
  • Richard Rood– violin
  • Lawrence Dutton– viola
  • Sachi Patitucci – cello
  • Joe Barbaria – engineer, mixing
  • Allan Tucker – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by John Patitucci except where noted.

  1. Bariloche
  2. Calabria
  3. Choro Luoco
  4. Isabella
  5. Communion
  6. Misterioso – Thelonious Monk
  7. Valentine
  8. The Sower
  9. Soul Eyes – Mal Waldron
  10. Bohemia After Dark – Oscar Pettiford

In August 1957.

In August 1957, “Prestige” label released “The Prestige Jazz Quartet”, the eight Teddy Charles album. It was recorded in June 1957, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Teddy Charles.

Personnel:

  • Teddy Charles- vibraphone
  • Mal Waldron- piano
  • Addison Farmer- bass
  • Jerry Segal – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Teddy Charles except where noted.

  1. Take Three Parts Jazz
  2. Meta-Waltz – Mal Waldron
  3. Dear Elaine – Mel Waldron
  4. Friday the 13th – Thelonious Monk

In July 1962.

In July 1962, “Impulse!” label released “Coltrane”, the eleventh John Coltrane album (third one for Impulse!). It was recorded April – June 1962, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood, NJ, and was produced by Bob Thiele.

Personnel:

  • John Coltrane– tenor and soprano saxophone
  • Jimmy Garrison– double bass
  • Elvin Jones– drums
  • McCoy Tyner– piano
  • Pete Turner– photography

Track listing:

  1. Out of This World – Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer
  2. Soul Eyes – Mal Waldron
  3. The Inch Worm – Frank Loesser
  4. Tunji – John Coltrane
  5. Miles’ Mode – John Coltrane

In December 1969.

In December 1969, “ECM” label released “Free at Last”, the 24th Mel Waldron album, It was recorded on November 24, 1969, at “Studio Bauer in Ludwigsburg, West Germany and was produced by Manfred Eicher. This was the first released of “ECM” label.

Personnel:

  • Mal Waldron– piano
  • Isla Eckinger– bass
  • Clarence Becton– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Mal Waldron except where noted.

  1. Rat Now
  2. Balladina
  3. 1-3-234
  4. Rock My Soul
  5. Willow Weep for Me – Ann Ronell
  6. Boo