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In May 1975.

In May 1975, “Milestone” label released “Canyon Lady”, the 17th Joe Henderson album. It was recorded in October 1973, at “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, US, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Joe Henderson – tenor saxophone
  • Mark Levine – acoustic piano
  • George Duke – electric piano
  • John Heard – double bass
  • Eric Gravatt – drums
  • Carmelo Garcia – timbales
  • Victor Pantoja – congas
  • Francisco Aguabella – congas
  • Julian Priester – trombone
  • Nicholas Tenbroek – trombone
  • Luis Gasca – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Oscar Brashear – trumpet
  • John Hunt – trumpet
  • Hadley Caliman – flute, tenor sax
  • Ray Pizzi – flute
  • Vincent Denham – flute
  • Jim Stern – recording engineer
  • Tony Lane – cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Tres Palabras – Osvaldo Farres
  2. Las Palmas – Joe Henderson
  3. Canyon Lady – Mark Levine
  4. All Things Considered – Mark Levine

In May 1974.

In May 1974, “Milestone” label released “The Elements”, the 16th Joe Henderson album. It was recorded in October 1973, at “The Village Recorder” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Joe Henderson – tenor sax, flute, alto flute
  • Alice Coltrane – piano, harp, tanpura, harmonium
  • Michael White – violin
  • Charlie Haden – bass
  • Leon “Ndugu” Chancler – drums
  • Kenneth Nash – congas, North African Sakara Drum, bells, gong, percussion, flute (3), narrator
  • Baba Duru Oshun – percussion, tabla

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Henderson.

  1. Fire
  2. Air
  3. Water
  4. Earth

In December 1968.

In December 1968, “Milestone” label released “Do You Know the Way?” the 18th and the final Bobby Timmons album.

Personnel:

  • Bobby Timmons – piano
  • Joe Beck – guitar
  • Bob Cranshaw – electric bass
  • Jack DeJohnette – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Bobby Timmons except where noted.

  1. The Spanish Count
  2. I Won’t Be Back – Joe Beck
  3. Last Night When We Were Young – Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg
  4. Do You Know the Way to San Jose – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  5. Come Together
  6. Something to Live For – Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn
  7. Soul Time
  8. This Guy’s in Love With You – Burt Bacharach, Hal David

In December 1967.

In December 1967, “Milestone” label released “Got to Get It!” the 17th Bobby Timmons album. It was recorded November – December 1967, at “Plaza Sound Studios” in New York City.

Personnel:

  • Bobby Timmons – piano
  • Jimmy Owens – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Hubert Laws – flute
  • Joe Farrell, James Moody – flute, tenor saxophone
  • George Barrow – baritone saxophone
  • Joe Beck, Howard Collins, Eric Gale – guitar
  • Ron Carter – bass
  • Jimmy Cobb, Billy Higgins – drums
  • Tom McIntosh – arranger, conductor
  • Unidentified vocals

Track listing:

All compositions by Bobby Timmons except as indicated

  1. If You Ain’t Got It (I Got to Get It Somewhere) – Tom McIntosh
  2. Up, Up and Away – Jimmy Webb
  3. Travelin’ Light – Jimmy Mundy, Trummy Young, Johnny Mercer
  4. Come Sunday – Duke Ellington
  5. One Down
  6. So Tired
  7. Here’s That Rainy Day – Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen
  8. Straight No Chaser – Thelonious Monk
  9. Booker’s Bossa – Walter Booker, Cedar Walton

In December 1973.

In December 1973, “Milestone” label released “Butterfly Dreams”, the second Flora Purim studio album. It was recorded in December 1973, at “fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, California, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Flora Purim – vocals, arrangements 
  • George Duke – electric piano, ARP synthesizer, clavinet, piano, arrangements
  • David Amaro – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Stanley Clarke – Fender electric bass, acoustic bass, arrangements
  • Ernie Hood – zither
  • Joe Henderson – flute, tenor saxophone
  • Airto Moreira – drums, percussion
  • Jim Stern – engineering
  • Eddie Bill Harris – engineering
  • David Turner – mastering
  • Anthony Samuel Lane – art direction, design, photography

Track listing:

  1. Dr. Jive Pt. I – Stanley Clarke
  2. Butterfly Dreams – lyrics by Neville Potter, music by Stanley Clarke
  3. Dindi – lyrics by Aloisio de Oliveira, music by Antonio Carlos Jobim
  4. Summer Night – Harry Warren, Al Dubin
  5. Love Reborn – lyrics by Flora Purim, music by George Duke
  6. Moon Dreams – lyrics by Jay Livingston, Ray Evans, music by Egberto Gismonti
  7. Dr. Jive Pt. II – Stanley Clarke
  8. Light as a Feather – lyrics by Flora Purim, music by Stanley Clarke

On October 29, 2002.

On October 29, 2002, “Milestone” label released “McGriff Avenue”, the 61st Jimmy McGriff album. It was recorded in October 2001, at “Van Gelder Studio”, in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Bob Porter.

Personnel:

  • Jimmy McGriff – Hammond X-B3 organ
  • Gordon Beadle, Bill Easley – tenor saxophone
  • Ronnie Cuber – baritone saxophone
  • Rodney Jones, Melvin Sparks-Hassan – guitar
  • Wilbur Bascomb – bass
  • Bernard Purdie, Don Williams − drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Rodney Jones except where noted..

  1. All About My Girl – Jimmy McGriff
  2. McGriff Avenue
  3. Soul Street – Jimmy Forrest
  4. The Answer Is in the Blues
  5. The Great Unknown – Jimmy McGriff, Ronnie Cuber
  6. Dissertation on the Blues
  7. The Worm – Jimmy McGriff, Sonny Lester, Fats Theus
  8. America the Beautiful – Samuel A. Ward, Katharine Lee Bates

On April 18, 2000.

On April 18, 2000, “Milestone” label released “McGriff’s House Party”, the 58th Jimmy McGriff album. It was recorded in September 1999, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englwood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Bob Porter.

Personnel:

  • Jimmy McGriff– Hammond X-B3 organ
  • Kenny Rampton – trumpet
  • Eric Alexander – tenor saxophone
  • Bill Easley– tenor saxophone
  • Lonnie Smith– organ
  • Rodney Jones – guitar
  • Bernard Purdie− drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Rodney Jones except where noted

  1. Neckbones a la Carte
  2. Blues for Stitt – Bill Easley
  3. Red Roses for a Blue Lady – Sid Tepper, Roy C. Bennett
  4. Red Cadillac Boogaloo – George Benson
  5. That’s All – Alan Brandt, Bob Haymes
  6. McGriff’s House Party
  7. Grits, Gravy and Groove
  8. Dishin’ the Dirt – Lonnie Smith

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 December 4, 1995.

On December 4, 1995, “Milestone” label released “Heart Beats”, the debut Keystone Trio album. It was recorded in 1995, at “Clinton Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Todd Barkan.

Personnel:

  • John Hicks– piano
  • George Mraz– bass
  • Idris Muhammad– drums
  • Freddy Cole– vocals

Track listing:

  1. Speak Low
  2. I Fall in Love Too Easily
  3. If I Should Lose You
  4. It Had to Be You
  5. How Deep Is the Ocean
  6. Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered
  7. Dancing in the Dark
  8. Two Hearts
  9. Stay as Sweet as You Are

 

On February 19, 1997.

On February 19, 1997, “Milestone” label released “Newklear Music”, the second Keystone Trio album. It was recorded in 1996, at “Clinton Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Todd Barkan.

Personnel

  • John Hicks– piano
  • George Mraz– bass
  • Idris Muhammad– drums
  • Troy Halderson – engineer
  • Jamie Putnam – art direction
  • Gilles Margerin – design
  • John Abbott – photography
  • Chip Stern – linear notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Sony Rollins.

  1. T.Y.O.G.
  2. Times Slimes
  3. Wynton
  4. Here’s to the People
  5. Airegin
  6. Tell Me You Love Me
  7. Silk ‘n’ Satin
  8. Kids Know
  9. Love Note for Sonny