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On May 2, 2002.

On May 2, 2002, “Good Records” label released “The Beginning Stages of…”, the debut Polyphonic Spree album. It was recorded in October 2000, at “Dallas Sound Lab” and was produced by David Eaton, Ariana Morgenstern and Tim DeLaughter.

Personnel:

  • Tim DeLaughter – lead vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Joe Butcher-Sho-Bud – pedal steel, Moog Rogue, Korg N-5, egg shaker
  • Ryan Fitzgerald – vocals, guitar
  • Even Hisey – keyboards
  • Mark McKeever – vocals, keyboards, piano, Moog synthesizer, trumpet
  • Carlos Jackson – Farfisa organ, bells, tambourine, vocals
  • Jessie Hester – vocals, piano, keyboards
  • Rick Nelson – viola, violin, upright bass, cello
  • Mark Pirro – bass
  • Jeff Bouck – vocals, percussion, car tailpipes, tablas, timpani, gong
  • Bryan Wakeland – drums, percussion
  • Mike Melendi – percussion
  • Audrey Easley – flute, piccolo
  • Chris Curiel – trumpet
  • Logan Keese – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • James Reimer – trombone
  • Andrew Tinker – French horn
  • Toby Halbrooks – theremin, synthesizer
  • Todd Berridge – viola
  • Maria Jeffers – cello
  • Ricky Rasura – classical harp
  • Jessica Berridge – vocals
  • Austen Brown – vocals
  • Erik Courson – vocals
  • Julie Doyle – vocals
  • Ray Ivy – vocals
  • Jennifer Jobe – vocals
  • Jessica Jordan – vocals
  • Jennie Kelley – vocals
  • Stephen Kirkham – vocals
  • John Lamonica – vocals
  • Chris Penn – vocals
  • Kelly Repka – vocals
  • Christy Stewart – vocals
  • Michael Turner – vocals
  • David Eaton – engineer
  • Andy Baker – recording engineer
  • Paul Williams – mixing
  • George Geurin – mastering
  • Heather Davis – art direction
  • Danny Ford – cover photography
  • Craig Paulson – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Tim DeLaughter.

  1. Section 1 (Have a Day/Celebratory)
  2. Section 2 (It’s the Sun)
  3. Section 3 (Days Like This Keep Me Warm)
  4. Section 4 (La La)
  5. Section 5 (Middle of the Day)
  6. Section 6 (Hanging Around the Day Part 1)
  7. Section 7 (Hanging Around the Day Part 2)
  8. Section 8 (Soldier Girl)
  9. Section 9 (Light and Day/Reach for the Sun)
  10. Section 10 (A Long Day)

On May 2, 2000,

On May 2, 2000, “Elektra” label released “White Pepper”, the seventh Ween studio album. It was recorded 1999 – 2000, and was produced by Christopher Shaw,

Personnel:

  • Gene Ween (Aaron Freeman) – vocals, guitar, percussion
  • Dean Ween (Michael Melchiondo Jr.) – vocals, guitar
  • Glenn McClelland – piano, keyboards
  • Dave Dreiwitz – vocals, bass, upright bass, trumpet, tuba, percussion
  • Claude Coleman Jr.  – drums
  • Chris Shaw – engineer, mixing
  • Danny Madorsky – assistant engineer
  • Phil Painson – assistant engineer
  • Damian Shannon – assistant engineer
  • Kirk Miller – live sound engineer
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering
  • Gregory Burke – art direction
  • Danny Clinch – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Aaron Freeman, Michael Melchiondo Jr., Glenn McClelland, Dave Dreiwitz and Claude Coleman Jr. 

  1. Exactly Where I’m At
  2. Flutes of Chi
  3. Even If You Don’t
  4. Bananas and Blow
  5. Stroker Ace
  6. Ice Castiles
  7. Back to Basom
  8. The Grobe
  9. Pandy Fackler
  10. Stay Forever
  11. Falling Out
  12. She’s Your Baby

On May 2, 2000.

On May 2, 2000, “Super Ego” label released “Bachelor No. 2 or, the Last Remains of the Dodo”, the third Aimee Mann studio album. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Aimee Mann, Jon Brion, Mike Denneen, Buddy Judge and Brendan O’Brien.

Personnel:

  • Aimee Mann – lead and backing vocals, bass, acoustic, electric and Guitar Nashville guitar, tambourine, Bad Hi-Hat
  • Jon Brion – electric guitar, keyboards, drums, backing vocals
  • Michael Lockwood – 12 string acoustic and electric guitar, Cheesy keyboards, percussion, backing vocals
  • Michael Penn – slide, feedback and electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Clayton Scoble – electric guitar
  • Jennifer Trynin – electric guitar
  • Benmont Tench –Chamberlin, piano
  • Patrick Warren – keyboards, piano, Chamberlin, guitar, accordion, celeste
  • Brendan O’Brien – bass, slide guitar
  • Dan MacCarroll – drums
  • Ric Menck – drums
  • John Sands – drums
  • Michael Hausman – tambourine, drum programming
  • Buddy Judge – drum programming, Wurlitzer, drum loops 
  • Hank Linderman – drum programming
  • Mark Flannagan – trumpet
  • Michael Panes – violin
  • Juliana Hatfield – backing vocals
  • Grant Lee Phillips – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Aimee Mann, except where noted.

  1. How Am I Different – Jon Brion, Aimee Mann
  2. Nothing Is Good Enough
  3. Red Vines
  4. The Fall of the World’s Own Optimist – Elvis Costello, Aimee Mann
  5. Satellite
  6. Deathly
  7. Ghost World
  8. Calling It Quits
  9. Driving Sideways – Michael Lockwood, Aimee Mann
  10. Just Like Anyone
  11. Susan
  12. It Takes All Kinds – Jon Brion, Aimee Mann
  13. You Do

On May 2, 2020.

On May 2, 2020, Richie Cole died aged 72. He was composer, arranger and musician (saxophone), began to play alto saxophone when he was ten years old, encouraged by his father, who owned a jazz club in New Jersey. In the 70’ he created his own “alto madness” bebop style. In the 90’s he formed The Alto Madness Orchestra. Cole recorded and performed with many musicians such as Buddy Rich, Lionel Hampton, Doc Severinsen, Eddie Jefferson, Nancy Wilson, Tom Waits, The Manhattan Transfer, Hank Crawford,  Freddie Hubbard, Eric Kloss, Bobby Enriquez, Phil Woods, Sonny Stitt, Art Pepper, Greg Abate, Les DeMerle, Allan Harris, Jim Holman, Vic Juris, Peter Lauffer, Oliver Nelson, Anita O’Day, Red Rodney, Janine Santana, Mark Murphy, Sonny Stitt and Boots Randolph. In 2005, Cole was awarded the “State of California Congressional Certificate of Lifetime Achievement in Jazz” on behalf of the “Temecula Jazz Society”.

On May 2, 2008.

On May 2, 2008, “Big Store” and “City Slang” labels released “The Devil, You + Me”, the sixth Notwist album. It was recorded in 2008, at “Alien Research Center” and        “Teldex Studio” in Berlin, and was produced by Olaf Opal, Markus Acher, Micha Acher, Andi Haberi, Max Punktezahl and Martin Gretschmann.

Personnel:

  • Markus Acher – vocals, guitar
  • Micha Acher – bass
  • Andi Haberl – drums, melodica
  • Max Punktezahl – guitar, effects
  • Martin Gretschmann – programming
  • Kalle Zeier – guitar
  • Florian Steinleitner – MC
  • Andi Waelti – double bass
  • Carl Oesterhelt – organ, percussion
  • Saam Schlamminger – goblet drum
  • The Andromeda Mega Express Orchestra
  • Johannes Schleiermacher – baritone saxophone
  • Sophie Bernado – bassoon
  • Daniel Glatzel – tenor saxophone, clarinet
  • Gerhard Gschlössl – trombone
  • Aki Sebastian Ruhl, Fidelis Hentze – trumpets
  • Oliver Roth – flute
  • Marta Masini – alto flute
  • Gabriel Insuasty – oboe
  • Karl Ivar Refseth – vibraphone
  • Emmanuel Hahn, Josa Gerhard, Magdalena Brune, Matthew Lonson – violin
  • Martin Stupka – viola
  • Isabelle Klemt, Katie Lonson – cello
  • Anna Viechtl – harp
  • Daniel Glatzel – arrangements
  • Tobias Lehmann – recording engineer
  • Oliver Zülch – engineer
  • Olaf Opal – mixing
  • Mario Thaler – mixing
  • Sean Magee – mastering
  • Yokoland – cover, design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Markus Acher, all music by Markus Acher, Micha Acher, Andi Haberi, Max Punktezahl and Martin Gretschmann.

  1. Good Lies
  2. Where In This World
  3. Gloomy Planets
  4. Alphabet
  5. The Devil, You + Me
  6. Gravity
  7. Sleep
  8. On Planet Off
  9. Boneless
  10. Hands On Us
  11. Gone Gone Gone

On May 2, 1998.

On May 2, 1998, Hideto Matsumoto aka hide, died aged 33. He was singer-songwriter, musician (guitar) and record producer. He was the lead guitarist of the rock band X Japan, founding member of the band Zilch, and had a successful solo career. X Japan rose to prominence in the late 80s and early 90s, credited as founders of the Japanese visual kei movement. Hide was seen as an icon of the Japanese youth rebelling against the country’s conformist society, and his death was labeled “the end of an era”. More than 70,000 people attended his funeral on May 7th, with security of 100 police officers, 170 security guards, police boats and helicopters. 21 people were hospitalised for injuries caused by the massive crowd at the funeral.

On May 2, 1995.

On May 2, 1995, “Criss Cross Jazz” label released “Yam Yam”, the debut Mark Turner Quintet album. It was recorded in December 1994, at “PRM Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Gerry Teekens.

Personnel:

  • Mark Turner– tenor saxophone
  • Larry Grenadier– double bass
  • Brad Mehldau– piano
  • Kurt Rosenwinkel– guitar
  • Jorge Rossy– drums
  • Seamus Blake – tenor saxophone
  • Terence Dean – tenor saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Turner except where notrd.

  1. Tune Number One
  2. Cubism – Kurt Rosenwinkel
  3. Yam Yam I
  4. Moment’s Notice – John Coltraness
  5. Isolation
  6. Subtle Tragedy – Brad Mehldau
  7. Zürich
  8. Blues
  9. Yam Yam II

 

On May 2, 2008.

On May 2, 2008, “GH Music” label released “The Hollow of Morning”, the third Gemma Hayes album. It was recorded 2006 – 2007, and was produced by David Odlum.

Personnel:

  • Gemma Hayes – vocals, guitar, piano, arrangements
  • Joe Chester – noise guitar, guitar, backing vocals
  • Paul Noonan – drums, backing vocals
  • Benzer – drums
  • Kevin Shields – guitar
  • Karl Odlum – guitar, arrangement

Track listing:

All tracks by Gemma Hayes

  1. This Is What You Do
  2. Out of Our Hands
  3. January 14th
  4. Home
  5. In Over My Head
  6. Chasing Dragons
  7. Don’t Forget
  8. Sad Ol Song
  9. At Constant Speed
  10. Under a Canopy

On May 2, 2006.

On May 2, 2006, “Reprise” label released “Living with War”, the 27th Neil Young studio album. It was recorded 2005 – 2006, at “Redwood Digital” in Denton, Texas,  and “Capitol Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Neil Young, Niko Bolas and L.A. Johnson.

Personnel:

  • Neil Young – vocals, guitars, harmonica
  • Rick Rosas – bass
  • Chad Cromwell– drums
  • Tommy Bray – trumpet
  • Tim Mulligan – mastering
  • 100-voice choir conducted and arranged by Darrell Brown

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Young, except where noted.

  1. After the Garden
  2. Living with War
  3. The Restless Consumer
  4. Shock and Ave
  5. Families
  6. Flags of Freedom
  7. Let’s Impeach the President
  8. Lookin’ for a Leader
  9. Roger and Out
  10. America the Beautiful

 

In February 1962.

In February 1962, “Blue Note” label released “The Cat Walk”, the 18th Donald Byrd album. It was recorded on May 2, 1961, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Donald Byrd- trumpet
  • Pepper Adams- baritone saxophone
  • Duke Pearson- piano
  • Laymon Jackson – bass
  • Philly Joe Jones- drums

Track listing:

  1. Say You’re Mine – Duke Pearson
  2. Duke’s Mixture – Duke Pearson
  3. Each Time I Think of You – Donald Byrd, Duke Pearson
  4. The Cat Walk – Donald Byrd
  5. Cute – Neal Hefti
  6. Hello Bright Sunflower – Duke Pearson