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On June 4, 2013.

On June 4, 2013, “Concord Jazz” label released “Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole”, the 36 George Benson studio album. It was recorded in 2013, and was produced by John Burk.

Personnel:

  • George Benson- vocals, guitar
  • Lil’ Georgie Benson- vocals, ukulele
  • Randy Waldman- piano
  • Tim May – guitar
  • Michael O’Neill- baritone guitar, banjo
  • Chuck Berghofer- bass
  • Gregg Field – drums
  • Michael Fisher – percussion
  • Sheila E.- percussion
  • Janey Clewer, Alvin Chea, Don Chelton – background vocals
  • Chris Papastephanou, Randy Waldman- background vocals
  • Wynton Marsalis– trumpet
  • Idina Menzel– vocals
  • Till Brönner– trumpet
  • Judith Hill- vocals

Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra:

  • Trumpets – Ryan Chapman, Chris Burbank, Gilbert Paz, Jared Hall
  • Trombones – Chris Gagne, Kendall Moore, Stephen Szabadi, Major Bailey
  • Alto saxophones – Neil Carson, Kevin McKeown
  • Tenor saxophones – Mark Small, Alex Weitz
  • Baritone saxophone – Derek Smith
  • Flute – Cassandra Eisenreich
  • French horn – Jon Anderson
  • Violin – Steffen Zeichner (Concertmaster & Soloist), Abby Young, Adam Diderrich, Karin O’Keefe, Zack Piper, Michelle Godbee, Patricia Jancova, Tomas Cotik, Victor Colmenares, James Reynolds, Jonah Osawa, * Rob Patrignani, Arianne Urban, Michelle Mlacker, Katrina Schaeffer
  • Viola – Robyn Savitzky, Kathryn Severing, Marcela Fernandez, Lauren Miller
  • Cello – Joy Adams, Cecilia Huerta, Andrew Kromholz, Chia-Li Yu, Sarah Gongaware
  • Bass – Rachel Hershey, Jeff Kipperman, Yen-Ling Lin
  • Harp – Christina Hardister
  • Dean – Shelton Berg
  • Artistic director – Terence Blanchard
  • Artistic coordinator – Scott Flavin
  • Managing director – Stephen Guerra

Track listing:

  1. Mona Lisa – (as Lil’ Georgie Benson)
  2. Just One of Those Things – Cole Porter
  3. Unforgettable – Irving Gordon
  4. Walkin’ My Baby – Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert
  5. When I Fall in Love – Victor Young, Edward Heyman
  6. Route 66 – Bobby Troup
  7. Nature Boy – Eden Ahbez
  8. Ballerina – Carl Sigman, Bob Russell
  9. Smile – Charlie Chaplin, John Turner, Geoffrey Parsons
  10. Straighten Up and Fly Right – Nat King Cole, Irving Mills
  11. Too Young – Sidney Lippman, Sylvia Dee
  12. I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter – Joe Young, Fred E. Ahlert
  13. Mona Lisa – Jay Livingston, Ray Evans
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On May 23, 2000.

On May 23, 2000, “Warner Bros” label released “Inside Job”, the fourth Don Henley solo studio album. It was recorded 1999-2000, and was produced by Don Henley and Stan Lynch.

Personnel:

  • Don Henley– drums, guitar, piano, lead vocals, keyboards
  • Jana Anderson – background vocals
  • Gregg Bissonette– drums
  • Stuart Brawley– songwriter, musician, engineer, programmer
  • Jebin Bruni – musician
  • Valerie Carter– background vocals
  • John Corey– musician
  • Kevin Dorsey – background vocals
  • Timothy Drury– musician
  • Don Felder– lead guitar, vocals
  • Michael Fisher – musician
  • Glenn Frey– guitar, vocals, piano, keyboards
  • Bob Glaub– bass
  • Stevie Gurr – musician
  • Dorian Holley– background vocals
  • Larry Klein– guitars
  • Kipp Lennon– background vocals
  • Mark Lennon – background vocals
  • Michael Lennon– background vocals
  • Joseph Powell – background vocals
  • Frank Simes– guitars
  • Steuart Smith– guitars
  • Benmont Tench– keyboards, organ, piano
  • Carmen Twillie– background vocals
  • Jimmie Vaughan– harmonica, vocals
  • Mervyn Warren– background vocals
  • Julia Waters – background vocals
  • Luther Waters – background vocals
  • Maxine Waters– background vocals
  • Oren Waters– background vocals
  • Jai Winding – bass
  • Stevie Wonder– keyboards, background vocals
  • Monalisa Young – background vocals
  • Terry Young – background vocals
  • Pat Lennon– background vocals
  • Michael Mishaw– background vocals
  • Lance Morrison – musician
  • Engineers: Stuart Brawley, Rob Jacobs
  • Assistant engineers: Charlie Bouis, Andy Haller, Daniel Mendez, Roger Sommers, Jeff Thomas, Ken Villeneuve, Ted Barela, Steve Griffen
  • Mixing: Rob Jacobs
  • Mastering: Stephen Marcussen
  • Digital editing: Stewart Whitmore
  • Technical support: Dave Hecht, Art Kelm
  • String arrangements: Randy Newman
  • Randy Newman– conductor
  • David Paich– keyboards
  • Dean Parks– guitars
  • Darryl Phinnessee – background vocals
  • Tim Pierce– guitars
  • Randy Jackson– musician

Track listing:

  1. Nobody Else in the World But You – Don Henley, Stan Lynch, Jai Winding
  2. Taking You Home – Stuart Brawley, Don Henley, Stan Lynch
  3. For My Wedding – Larry John McNally
  4. Everything Is Different Now – Don Henley, Scott F. Crago, Timothy Drury
  5. Workin’ It – Don Henley, Frank Simes, Stan Lynch
  6. Goodbye to a River – Don Henley, Stan Lynch, Jai Winding, Frank Simes
  7. Inside Job – Don Henley, Mike Campbell
  8. They’re Not Here, They’re Not Coming – Don Henley, Stan Lynch
  9. Damn It Rose – Don Henley, Stan Lynch
  10. Miss Ghost – Don Henley, Stan Lynch, Jai Winding
  11. The Genie – Don Henley, Stan Lynch, Stuart Brawley
  12. Annabel – Don Henley, John Corey
  13. My Thanksgiving – Don Henley, Stan Lynch, Jai Winding

On April 28, 1992.

Tracy_Chapman_-_Matters_of_the_Heart

On April 28, 1992, “Elektra” label released “Matters of the Heart”, the third Tracy Chapman album. It was recorded 1990 – 1992, and was produced by Tracy Chapman and Jimmy Iovine.

Personnel:

  • Tracy Chapman –acoustic guitar, vocals, art direction
  • Manu Katché– drums
  • Omar Hakim– drums
  • Alejandro “Alex” Acuña– percussion
  • Mino Cinelu& Steve Thornton – percussion
  • Michael Fisher– percussion
  • Nellee Hooper– percussion
  • Tony Levin– bass
  • Randy “The Emperor” Jackson– bass
  • Larry Klein– bass
  • Bob Glaub– bass
  • Roy Bittan– accordion, keyboard
  • Charles Judge &Larry Williams – keyboard
  • Mike Campbell– bouzouki, mandolin, electric guitar
  • Vernon Reid– electric guitar
  • Waddy Wachtel– electric guitar
  • Bobby Womack– acoustic Guitar
  • Engineers: David Bianco,Niko Bolas, Nellee Hooper, Femi Jiya, Bradshaw Leigh, Thom Panunzio, Mark “Spike” Stent
  • Assistant engineers: Chad Blinman, Greg Goldman, Ed Korengo, Chad Munsey, Joe Pirrera, Rick Plank
  • Mixing:Bob Clearmountain, Femi Jiya
  • Mastering:Bob Ludwig
  • Coordination:Susie Tallman

Track listing:

All tracks by Tracy Chapman.

  1. Bang Bang Bang
  2. So
  3. I Used to Be a Sailor
  4. The Love That You Had
  5. Woman’s Work
  6. If These Are the Things
  7. Short Supply (Jigten; For Richmond)
  8. Dreaming on a World
  9. Open Arms
  10. Matters of the Heart

 

On March 31, 1992.

Bruce_Springsteen_-_Human_Touch

On March 31, 1992, “Columbia” label released “Human Touch”, the ninth Bruce Springsteen studio album. It was recorded September 1989 – March 1991, at “A&M Studios”, and was produced by Bruce Springsteen, Jon Landau, Chuck Plotkin and Roy Bittan.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Springsteen– lead vocals, guitar, bass
  • Randy Jackson– bass
  • Jeff Porcaro– drums, percussion
  • Roy Bittan– keyboards
  • Sam Moore– backing vocals
  • Patti Scialfa– harmony vocals
  • David Sancious– Hammond organ
  • Bobby King– backing vocals
  • Tim Pierce– second guitar
  • Michael Fisher – percussion
  • Bobby Hatfield– harmony vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Bruce Springsteen, except where noted.

  1. Human Touch
  2. Soul Driver
  3. 57 Channels (And Nothin’ On)
  4. Cross My Heart – Bruce Springsteen, Sonny Boy Williamson
  5. Gloria’s Eyes
  6. With Every Wish
  7. Roll of the Dice – Bruce Springsteen, Roy Bittan
  8. Real World – Bruce Springsteen, Roy Bittan
  9. All or Nothin’ at All
  10. Man’s Job
  11. I Wish I Were Blind
  12. The Long Goodbye
  13. Real Man
  14. Pony Boy – traditional