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On August 19, 2009.

On August 19, 2009, “Venus” label released “Minor Blues”, the 43rd Kenny Barron album. It was recorded in 2009, and was produced by Tetsuo Hara and Todd Barkan.

  • Kenny Barron– piano
  • George Mraz– bass
  • Ben Riley– drums

Track listing:

  1. Minor Blues – Kenny Barron
  2. Beautiful Love – Wayne King, Victor Young, Egbert Van Alstyne, Haven Gillespie
  3. Emily – Johnny Mandel, Johnny Mercer
  4. For Heaven’s Sake – Elise Bretton, Sherman Edwards, Donald Meyer
  5. How Deep Is the Ocean? – Irving Berlin
  6. Too Late Now – Burton Lane, Alan Jay Lerner
  7. Don’t Explain – Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog Jr.
  8. Hush-a-Bye – Ambroise Thomas, Sammy Fain, Jerry Seelen
  9. I’ve Never Been in Love Before – Frank Loesser
  10. My Ideal – Leo Robin, Richard A. Whiting, Newell Chase


On December 18, 1968.

On December 18, 1968, “Blue Note” label released “Slow Drag”, the 33rd Donald Byrd album. It was recorded on May 12, 1967, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.


  • Donald Byrd– trumpet
  • Sonny Red- alto sax
  • Cedar Walton– piano
  • Walter Booker– bass
  • Billy Higgins– drums, vocals

Track listing:

  1. Slow Drag – Donald Byrd
  2. Secret Love – Sammy Fain, Paul Francis Webster
  3. Book’s Bossa – Walter Booker, Cedar Walton
  4. Jelly Roll – Sonny Red Kyner
  5. The Loner – Ronnie Mathews, Cedar Walton
  6. My Ideal – Richard A. Whiting, Newell Chase, Leo Robin

In May 1965.

In May 1965, “Prestige” label released “Bahia”, the last John Coltrane album for “Prestige”. It was recorded July 11, 1958-December 26, 1958, at “Van Der Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.


  • John Coltrane– tenor saxophone
  • Wilbur Harden– flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Freddie Hubbard– trumpet
  • Red Garland– piano
  • Paul Chambers– bass
  • Art Taylor– drums
  • Jimmy Cobb– drums

Track listing:

  1. Bahia – Ary Barroso
  2. Goldsboro Express – John Coltrane
  3. My Ideal – Richard Whiting
  4. I’m a Dreamer, Aren’t We All – ray Henderson
  5. Something I Dreamed Last Night – Yellen, Magidson, Fain