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In August 1958.

In August 1958, “Blue Note” label released “Somethin’ Else”, the eight Julian “Cannonball” Adderley album. It was recorded on March 9, 1958, at “Van Gelder Studio” in New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Cannonball Adderley– alto saxophone
  • Miles Davis– trumpet
  • Hank Jones– piano
  • Sam Jones– bass
  • Art Blakey– drums
  • Rudy Van Gelder– recording engineer

Track listing:

  1. Autumn Leaves – Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert
  2. Love for Sale – Cole Porter
  3. Somethin’ Else – Miles Davis
  4. One for Daddy-O – Nat Adderley
  5. Dancing in the Dark – Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz

On July 18, 1960.

On July 18, 1960, “Columbia” label released “Sketches of Spain”, the 34th Miles Davis album. It was recorded November 15 and 20, 1959 and March 10, 1960, at “Columbia 30th Street Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Teo Macero and Irving Townsend. Miles Davis and Gil Evans won the 1961 “Grammy Award for Best Original Jazz Composition”. In 2003, the album was ranked at number 358 on Rolling Stone’s list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Miles Davis– trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Gil Evans– arranger, conductor
  • Paul Chambers– bass
  • Danny Bank– bass clarinet
  • Bill Barber– tuba
  • John Barrows– French horn
  • Albert Block– flute
  • James Buffington– French horn
  • Eddie Caine– flute
  • Earl Chapin– French horn
  • Jimmy Cobb– drums
  • Johnny Coles– trumpet
  • Harold Feldman– clarinet, flute, oboe
  • Bernie Glow– trumpet
  • Dick Hixon– trombone
  • Elvin Jones– percussion
  • Taft Jordan– trumpet
  • Jack Knitzer– bassoon
  • Jose Mangual– percussion
  • Jimmy McAllister– tuba
  • Tony Miranda– French horn
  • Louis Mucci– trumpet
  • Romeo Penque– oboe
  • Janet Putnam– harp
  • Frank Rehak– trombone
  • Ernie Royal– trumpet
  • Joe Singer– French horn

Track listing:

  1. Concierto de Aranjuez(Adagio) – Joaquín Rodrigo
  2. Will o’ the Wisp – Manuel de Falla
  3. The Pan Piper (Alborada de Vigo) – traditional
  4. Saeta – Gil Evans
  5. Solea – Gil Evans

On June 9, 2017.

On June 9, 2017, “ECM” label released “Tangents”, the 13th Gary Peacock album. It was recorded in May 2016, at “Auditorio Stelio Molo RSI” in Lugano, Switzerland, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Gary Peacock – double-bass
  • Marc Copland – piano
  • Joey Baron – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Peacock, except where noted.

  1. Contact
  2. December Greenwings
  3. Tempei Tempo
  4. Cauldron – Joey Baron
  5. Spartacus – Alex North
  6. Empty Forest – Joey Baron, Marc Copland, Gary Peacock
  7. Blue in Green – Miles Davis
  8. Rumblin’
  9. Talkin’ Blues – Marc Copland
  10. In and Out – Joey Baron
  11. Tangents

On April 27, 2012.

On April 27, 2012, “ECM” label released “Within a Song”, the 35th John Abercrombie album.  It was recorded in September 2011, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • John Abercrombie – guitar
  • Joe Lovano– tenor saxophone
  • Drew Gress– double bass
  • Joey Baron– drums

Track listing:

  1. Where Are You? – Harold Adamson, Jimmy McHugh
  2. Easy Rider – John Abercrombie
  3. Within a Song/Without a Song – John Abercrombie, Billy Rose, Edward Eliscu, Vincent Youmans
  4. Flamenco Sketches – Miles Davis
  5. Nick of Time – John Abercrombie
  6. Blues Connotation – Ornette Coleman
  7. Wise One – John Coltrane
  8. Interplay – Bill Evans
  9. Sometimes Ago – Sergio Mihanovich

On April 26, 1993.

On April 26, 1993, “ECM” label released “Bye Bye Blackbird”, album by Keith Jarrett’s “Standards Trio”, tribute to Miles Davis, who had died two weeks earlier. It was recorded on October 12, 1991, at “Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Keith Jarrett– piano
  • Gary Peacock- double bass
  • Jack DeJohnette- drums

Track listing:

  1. Bye Bye Blackbird – Ray Henderson, Mort Dixon
  2. You Won’t Forget Me – Kermit Goell, Fred Spielman
  3. Butch and Butch – Oliver Nelson
  4. Summer Night – Al Dubin, Harry Warren
  5. For Miles – Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock, Jack DeJohnette
  6. Straight No Chaser – Thelonious Monk
  7. I Thought About You – Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer
  8. Blackbird, Bye Bye – Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock, Jack DeJohnette

On March 4, 1957.

On March 4, 1957, “Columbia” label released “’Round About Midnight”, the 28th Miles Davis album. It was recorded October 26, 1955, June 5 – September 10, 1956, at “Columbia Studios” in New York City, and was produced by George Avakian.

Personnel:

  • Miles Davis – trumpet
  • John Coltrane– tenor saxophone
  • Red Garland– piano
  • Paul Chambers– double bass
  • Philly Joe Jones– drums
  • George Avakian– liner notes
  • Frank Laico – engineer
  • Teo Macero– mastering
  • Aram Avakian, Don Hunstein, Dennis Stock– photography

Track listing:

  1. Round Midnight – Thelonious Monk, Bernie Hanighen, Cootie Williams
  2. Ah-Leu-Cha – Charlie Parker
  3. All of You – Cole Porter
  4. Bye Bye Blackbird – Mort Dixon, Ray Henderson
  5. Tadd’s Delight – Tadd Dameron
  6. Dear Old Stockholm – traditional, arranged by Stan Getz

On February 25, 1998.

On February 25, 1998, “Somethin’ Else” label released “So What?”, the 35th Ron Carter album. It was recorded in January 4, 1998, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Ron Carter.

Personnel:

  • Ron Carter- bass
  • Kenny Barron– piano
  • Lewis Nash– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Ron Carter, except where noted

  1. So What – Miles Davis
  2. You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To – Cole Porter
  3. It’s About Time
  4. My Foolish Heart – Victor Young, Ned Washington
  5. Hi-Fly – Randy Weston
  6. 3 More Days
  7. Eddie’s Theme
  8. The Third Plane