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On May 11, 2018.

On May 11, 2018, “Quinian Road” label released “Lost Souls”, the tenth Loreena McKennitt studio album. It was recorded May – October 2017, and was produced by Loreena McKennitt.

Personnel:

  • Loreena McKennitt – vocals, accordion, harp, keyboards, piano
  • Brian Hughes – bouzouki, acoustic and electric guitar, synthesizer
  • Daniel Casares – flamenco guitar, handclapping
  • Nigel Eaton – hurdy gurdy
  • Panos Dimitrakopoulos – kanonaki
  • Dudley Phillips – acoustic and electric bass
  • Tal Bergman – drums, percussion
  • Robert Brian – drums, percussion
  • Graham Hargrove – antique cymbal, drums
  • Rick Lazar – percussion
  • Hossam Ramzy – percussion
  • Miguel Ortiz Ruvira – percussion, handclapping
  • Michael White – trumpet
  • Ian Harper – highland bagpipe
  • Haig Yazdjian – oud
  • Hugh Marsh – violin
  • Caroline Lavelle – cello, concertina
  • Sokratis Sinopoulos – lyra
  • Ana Alcaide – nyckelharpa
  • Yossi Shakked – engineer
  • Jeff Wolpert – engineer, mixing
  • Stuart Bruce – engineer, mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Loreena McKennitt.

  1. Spanish Guitars and Night Plazas
  2. A hundred Wishes
  3. Ages Past, Ages Hence
  4. The Ballad of the Fox Hunter
  5. Manx Ayre
  6. La Belle Dame Sans Merci
  7. Sun, Moon and Stars
  8. Breaking of the Sword
  9. Lost Souls

In April 1984.

In April 1984, “SST” label released “Meat Puppets II”, the second Meat Puppets (The) studio album. It was recorded April – May 1983, at “Total Access” in Redondo Beach, California.

Personnel:

  • Curt Kirkwood – vocals, guitar, artwork
  • Cris Kirkwood – vocals, bass
  • Derrick Bostrom – drums
  • Spot – engineer
  • Neal Holliday – cover artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Curt Kirkwood, except where noted.

  1. Split Myself in Two
  2. Magic Toy Missing
  3. Lost
  4. Plateau
  5. Aurora Borealis
  6. We’re Here
  7. Climbing
  8. New Gods
  9. Oh, Me
  10. Lake of Fire
  11. I’m a Mindless Idiot
  12. The Whistling Song

In April 1963.

In April 1963, “New Jazz” label released “Curtis Fuller with Red Garland”, the thirteenth Curtis Fuller album. It was recorded in May 1957, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • Curtis Fuller – trombone
  • Red Garland – piano
  • Sonny Red – alto saxophone
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Louis Hayes – drums


Track listing:

  1. Seeing Red – Sonny Red, Barry Harris
  2. Stormy Weather – Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler
  3. Cashmere – Curtis Fuller
  4. Slenderella – Sonny Red
  5. Moonlight Becomes You – Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen
  6. Roc and Troll – Teddy Charles

In March 1961.

In March 1961, “Prestige” label released “Lush Life”, album by John Coltrane. It was assembled from previously unreleased tracks from three recording sessions at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey in May and August 1957, and January 1958, produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • John Coltrane – tenor saxophone
  • Donald Byrd – trumpet
  • Red Garland – piano
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Earl May – bass
  • Art Taylor – drums
  • Louis Hayes – drums
  • Albert Heath – drums

Track listing:

  1. Like Someone in Love – Jimmy Van Heusen
  2. I Love You – Cole Porter
  3. Trane’s Slow Blues – John Coltrane
  4. Lush Life – Billy Strayhorn
  5. I Hear a Rhapsody – Jack Baker, George Fragos, Dick Gasparre

On March 4, 2014.

On March 4, 2014, “ECM” label released “One Is the Other”, the twelve Billy Hart album. It was recorded April – May 2013, At “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Billy Hart – drums
  • Mark Turner – tenor sax
  • Ethan Iverson – piano
  • Ben Street – double bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Hart, except where noted.

  1. Lennie Groove – Mark Turner
  2. Maraschino – Ethan Iverson
  3. Teule’s Redemption
  4. Amethyst
  5. Yard
  6. Sonnet for Stevie – Mark Turner
  7. Some Enchanted Evening – Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II
  8. Big Trees – Ethan Iverson

On March 4, 2003.

On March 4, 2003, “Arabesque” label released “Chasing Paint”, the tenth Jane Ira Bloom album. It was recorded April – May 2002, at “The Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Jane Ira Bloom.

Personnel:

  • Jane Ira Bloom – soprano saxophone, live electronics
  • Fred Hersch – piano
  • Mark Dresser – bass
  • Bobby Previte – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Jane Ira Bloom except where noted.

  1. Unexpected Light
  2. Chasing Paint
  3. The Sweetest Sounds – Richard Rodgers
  4. On Seeing JP
  5. Many Wonders
  6. Jackson Pollock
  7. Alchemy
  8. Reflections of the Big Dipper
  9. White Light

In February 1976.

In February 1976, “Reprise” label released “The Art of Tea”, the second Michael Franks album. It was recorded May – June 1975, and was produced by Tommy LiPuma.

Personnel:

  • Michael Franks – vocals
  • Michael Brecker – saxophone
  • David Sanborn – saxophone
  • Joe Sample – keyboards
  • Larry Bunker – vibraphone
  • Larry Carlton – guitar
  • Wilton Felder – bass
  • John Guerin – drums
  • Jerry Steinholtz – congas
  • Al Schmitt – recording, mixing
  • Lee Hershbrook, Bruce Botnick – recording
  • Doug Sax – mastering
  • Ed Thrasher – art direction, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Michael Franks, except where noted.

  1. Nightmoves – Michael Franks, Michael Small
  2. Eggplant
  3. Monkey See – Monkey Do
  4. St. Elmo’s Fire
  5. I Don’t Know Why I’m So Happy I’m Sad
  6. Jive
  7. Popsicle Toes
  8. Sometimes I Just Forget To Smile
  9. Mr. Blue

On January 17, 2020.

On January 17, 2020, “Matador” label released “There Is No Year”, the third Algiers studio album. It was recorded April – May 2019, at “Figure 8”, “Strange Weather”, “Studio E” in New York, and was produced by Randall Dunn and Ben Greenberg.

Personnel:

  • Franklin James Fisher
  • Ryan Mahan
  • Lee Tesche
  • Matt Tong

vocals, guitar, bass, piano, synthesizers, drums, percussion, sheet metal, prepared instruments, eight – stringed oddities, programming

  • Skerik – saxophone
  • LaToya Kent – backing vocals
  • Kyle Kidd – backing vocals
  • Lou the Dog – backing vocals
  • Randall Dunn – Korg MS-20, Modal 001, Ensoniq ESQ-1, modular synth, percussion, mixing, additional programming, sound design
  • Ben Greenberg – MPC 2000, additional programming
  • Garrett DeBlock – mixing assistant
  • Jason Ward – mastering
  • Farbod Kokabi – art direction, design

Track listing:

  1. There Is No Year
  2. Dispossession
  3. Hour of the Furnaces
  4. Losing is Ours
  5. Unoccupied
  6. Chaka
  7. Wait for the Sound
  8. Repeating Night
  9. We Can’t Be Found

On January 17,2020.

On January 17, 2020, “Rough Trade” label released “Marigold”, the fourth Pinegrove studio album. It was recorded May 2018 – February 2019, at “Amperland” in Kinderhook, New York, and was produced by Evan Stephens Hall and Sam Skinner.

Personnel:

  • Evan Stephens Hall – vocals, guitar, piano, percussion, mixing
  • Nick Levine – vocals, guitar, pedal steel, baritone guitar, mixing
  • Zack Levine – vocals, drums, percussion, mixing
  • Josh Marré – vocals, bass guitar, guitar, lap steel
  • Sam Skinner – guitar, synthesizer, mixing
  • Nandi Rose Plunkett – vocals, piano, synthesizer
  • Doug Hall – vocals, piano
  • Michael William Levine – pedal steel

Track listing:

All tracks by Evan Stephens Hall, except where noted.

  1. Dotted Line
  2. Spiral
  3. The Alarmist
  4. No Drugs
  5. Moment
  6. Hairpin
  7. Phase
  8. Endless
  9. Alcove – Evan Stephens Hall, Josh Marré.
  10. Neighbor
  11. Marigold

In January 1962.

In January 1962, “Blue Note” label released “Dexter Calling…”, the 16th Dexter Gordon album. It was recorded in May 1961, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs. NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Dexter Gordon – tenor saxophone
  • Kenny Drew – piano
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Philly Joe Jones – drums

Personnel:

All tracks by Dexter Gordon except where noted.

  1. Soul Sister
  2. Modal Mood – Kenny Drew
  3. I Want More
  4. The End of a Love Affair – Edward Redding
  5. Clear the Dex – Kenny Drew
  6. Ernie’s Tune
  7. Smile – Charlie Chaplin