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On June 9, 2017.

On June 9, 2017, “ECM” label released “Tangents”, the thirteen Gary Peacock album. It was recorded in May 2016, 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 May 24, 2020.

On May 24, 2020, Wilbur James Cobb died aged 91. He was musician (drums), one of the most influential and respected drummers in Jazz music. He has recorded and performed with many musicians including Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Wayne Shorter, Dinah Washington, Pearl Bailey, Clark Terry, Cannonball Adderley, Dizzy Gillespie, Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday, Wynton Kelly, Stan Getz, Wes Montgomery, Art Pepper, Gil Evans, Paul Chambers, Kenny Burrell, J. J. Johnson, Sonny Stitt, Nat Adderley, Phil Upchurch, Benny Golson, Hank Jones, Ron Carter, George Coleman, Fathead Newman, Geri Allen, Earl Bostic, Leo Parker, Charlie Rouse, Ernie Royal, Philly Joe Jones, Bobby Timmons, Walter Booker, Jerome Richardson, Joey DeFrancesco, Keter Betts, Jimmy Cleveland, Sam Jones, Red Garland, Joe Henderson, Eddie Gómez, Bill Evans, Jeremy Steig, Richard Wyands, Peter Bernstein, Walter Bishop, Jr., Richie Cole, Nancy Wilson, Ricky Ford, David Amram, Donald Byrd, Kenny Barron and Toshiko Akiyoshi. Cobb recorded 17 albums as a leader.

 

On May 19, 2018.

On May 19, 2018, Reginald Grant Lucas aka Reggie Lucas died aged 65. He was songwriter, musician (guitar) and record producer. As musician he has recorded and performed with Miles Davis, Carlos Garnett, Babatunde Olatunji, Norman Connors, Flora Purim, Lonnie Liston Smith, Hubert Eaves, Roberta Flack, Urszula Dudziak, James Mtume, Gary Bartz, Zbigniew Seifert, John Lee, Gerry Brown and Masabumi Kikuchi. As producer Lucas worked with Madonna, Mtume, Models, Randy Crawford, Rebbie Jackson, Bunny DeBarge, The Four Tops, John Adams, The Weather Girls, Elisa Fiorillo and Nick Scotti. In 1981, Lucas and James Mtume won a “Grammy Award” for “Best R&B Song” for their composition “Never Knew Love Like This Before”, which was performed by Stephanie Mills. As leader, Lucas has recorded two albums.

On May 6, 2016.

On May 6, 2016, “ECM” label released “In Movement”, the 37th Jack DeJohnette album. It was recorded in 2015, “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Jack DeJohnette– drums, piano, electronic percussion
  • Ravi Coltrane– sopranino saxophone, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Matthew Garrison– electric bass, electronics

Track listing:

All tracks by Ravi Coltrane, Jack DeJohnette and Matthew Garrison except where noted.

  1. Alabama – John Coltrane
  2. In Movement
  3. Two Jimmys
  4. Blue in Green – Miles Davis, Bill Evans
  5. Serpentine Fire – Reginald Burke, Maurice White, Verdine White
  6. Lydia – Jack DeJohnette
  7. Rashied – Ravi Coltrane, Jack DeJohnette
  8. Soulful Ballad – Jack DeJohnette

On April 26, 1993.

On April 26, 1993, “ECM” label released “Bye Bye Blackbird”, the 56th Keith Jarrett album. It was recorded in October 1991, at “Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Manfred Eicher. The album was tribute to Miles Davis.

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 April 25, 2000.

On April 25, 2000, “Blue Note” label released “52nd Street Themes”, the seventeen Joe Lovano album. It was recorded in November 1999, at “Avatar Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Joe Lovano. The album won the “Grammy Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album.”

Personnel:

  • Joe Lovano– tenor saxophone
  • Steve Slagle– alto saxophone
  • George Garzone– tenor saxophone
  • Ralph Lalama – tenor saxophone
  • Gary Smulyan– baritone saxophone
  • Tim Hagans– trumpet
  • Conrad Herwig– trombone
  • John Hicks– piano
  • Dennis Irwin– bass
  • Lewis Nash– drums

Track listing:

  1. If You Could See Me Now – Tadd Dameron, Carl Sigman
  2. On a Misty Night – Tadd Dameron
  3. Slippin’ at Bells – Miles Davis
  4. Passion Flower – Billy Strayhorn
  5. Deal – Willie “Face” Smith
  6. The Scene Is Clean – Tadd Dameron
  7. Whatever Possess’d Me – Tadd Dameron
  8. Charlie Chan – Joe Lovano
  9. Theme for Ernie – Fred Laacey
  10. Tadd’s Delight – Tadd Dameron
  11. Abstractions on 52nd Street – Joe Lovano
  12. 52nd Street Theme – Thelonious Monk
  13. Embraceable You – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin

On April 17, 2001.

On April 17, 2001, “Milestone” label released “Feelin’ It”, the 60th Jimmy McGriff album. It was recorded in October 2000, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Bob Porter.

Personnel:

  • Jimmy McGriff– organ
  • Bill Easley– tenor saxophone, alto saxophone
  • David “Fathead” Newman– tenor saxophone
  • Ronnie Cuber– baritone saxophone
  • Wayne Boyd – guitar
  • Melvin Sparks – guitar
  • Kenny Washington– drums
  • Don Williams − drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Jimmy McGriff except where noted

  1. Stan’s Shuffle – Stanley Turrentine
  2. Hard Times – Paul Mitchell
  3. Us – Wayne Boyd
  4. Feelin’ It – Melvin Sparks
  5. Sermonizing
  6. All Blues – Miles Davis
  7. Just in Time – Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green
  8. City Lights

 

On April 15, 2020.

On April 15, 2020, Lee Konitz died aged 92. He was composer and musician (alto saxophone), performing in a wide range of jazz styles, including bebop, cool jazz, and avant-garde jazz, noted for improvising long, melodic lines with the rhythmic interest coming from odd accents, Konitz has recorded and performed with many famous musicians including Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman, Elvin Jones, Charlie Haden, Dave Holland, Lennie Tristano, Stan Kenton, Chick Corea, Gerry Mulligan, Claude Thornhill, Ralph Burns, Gil Evans, Warne Marsh, Dave Pike, Attila Zoller, Charles Mingus, Dave Brubeck, Warne Marsh, Hal Galper, Bill Evans, Martial Solal, Max Roach, Don Friedman, Kenny Wheeler, Kenny Werner, Brian Dickenson, Paul Motian,  Bill Frisell, Gary Peacock, and Joey Baron.

 

On April 15, 2009.

On April 15, 2009, “Heads Up” label released “Jazz in the Garden”, the debut Stanley Clarke Trio album. It was recorded in December 2018, at “Mad Hatter Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Dave Love and Stanley Clarke.

Personnel:

  • Stanley Clarke- double bass
  • Hiromi Uehara- piano
  • Lenny White- drums

Tracks listing:

All tracks by Stanley Clarke, except where noted.

  1. Paradigm Shift (Election Day 2008)
  2. Sakura Sakura – traditional
  3. Sicilian Blue – Hiromi Uehara
  4. Take the Coltrane – Duke Ellington
  5. 3 Wrong Notes
  6. Someday My Prince Will Come – Frank Churchill, Larry Morey
  7. Isotope – Joe Henderson
  8. Bass Folk Song No. 5 & 6
  9. Global Tweak – Stanley Clarke, Hiromi Uehara
  10. Solar – Miles Davis
  11. Brain Training – Hiromi Uehara
  12. Under the Bridge – Michael Balzary, Anthony Kiedis, Chad Smith, John Frusciante

On March 22, 2005.

On March 22, 2005, “Delmark” label released “It’s Magic”, album by Sonny Stitt. It was recorded in 1969, at “P.S. Studio” in Chicago, and was produced by Robert G. Koester.

Personnel:

  • Sonny Stitt- alto and tenor saxophone, varitone
  • Don Patterson- organ
  • Billy James – drums

Track listing:

  1. Four – Miles Davis
  2. On Green Dolphin Street – Bronisław Kaper, Ned Washington
  3. Parker’s Mood – Charlie Parker
  4. How High the Moon – Morgan Lewis, Nancy Hamilton
  5. Shake Your Head – Bob Gerow, Sammy Cahn
  6. It’s Magic – Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn
  7. Getting Sentimental Over You – George Bassman, Ned Washington
  8. Just Friends – John Klenner, Sam M. Lewis
  9. Body and Soul – Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton
  10. They Can’t Take That Away from Me – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin