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On October 19, 1995.

On October 19, 1995, Donald Eugene Cherry died aged 58. He was a musician (trumpet), one of the pioneers in world fusion in the 60s and 70s. Cherry recorded and performed with a number of musicians and bands including Ornette Coleman, Paul Bley, Sonny Rollins, New York Contemporary Five, Naná Vasconcelos, La Monte Young, Abdullah Ibrahim, Carla Bley, Charlie Haden, Allen Ginsberg, Charles Brackeen, Codona, Albert Ayler, Clifford Jordan, Steve Lacy, Michael Mantler, Sunny Murray, Jim Pepper, George Russell, Sun Ra, Lou Reed, Charlie Rouse, Albert Heath, James Mtume, Herbie Hancock, Ed Blackwell, Steve Hillage, Collin Walcott, Latif Khan, Johnny Dyani, Masahiko Togashi, Bengt Berger, Rip Rig + Panic, Bengt Berger Bitter Funeral Beer Band, Dag Vag, Frank Lowe, Jai Uttal, and Ed Blackwell.

On July 28, 1990.

On July 28, 1990, “Blue Note” label released “Eliane Elias Plays Jobim”, the fifth Eliane Elias studio album. It was recorded in December 1989 and was produced by Eliane Elias and Randy Brecker.

Personnel:

  • Eliane Elias – voice, piano, arranger, editing
  • Eddie Gomez – bass
  • Jack DeJohnette – drums
  • Nana Vasconcelos – percussion
  • Malcolm Pollack – editing
  • Christine Martin – executive producer

 Track listing:

  1. Waters of March / Aqua de Beber – Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes
  2. Sabia – Chico Buarque, Norman Gimbel, Antonio Carlos Jobim
  3. Passarim – Antonio Carlos Jobim, Paulo Jobim
  4. Don’t Ever Go Away – Dolores Durán, Ray Gilbert, Antonio Carlos Jobim
  5. Desafinado – Antonio Carlos Jobim, Gene Lees
  6. Angela – Antonio Carlos Jobim
  7. Children’s Games – Antonio Carlos Jobim, Gene Lees
  8. Dindi – Ray Gilbert, Antonio Carlos Jobim
  9. Zingaro – Chico Buarque, Antonio Carlos Jobim
  10. One Note Samba – Jon Hendricks, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça
  11. Don’t Ever Go Away – Dolores Duran, Antonio Carlos Jobim

Ob May 25, 1993.

On May 25, 1993, “WEA” label released “Dreamland”, the fifth Aztec Camera studio album. It was recorded in 1992, and was produced by Ryuichi Sakamoto and Roddy Frame.

Personnel:

  • Roddy Frame– vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Ryuichi Sakamoto
  • Rosie Ania
  • Victor Bailey
  • Steve Bernstein
  • Barry Finclair
  • Romero Lubambo
  • Sylvia Mason-James
  • David Palmer
  • Paul Powell
  • Gary Sanctuary
  • Vivian Saunders
  • Steve Sidelnyk
  • Gary Tibbs
  • Naná Vasconcelos
  • Lolly Grodner, Patrick Dillett, Paul Gomersall – engineer
  • Danton Supple, Hoover Le, Jim Caruana, Tim Leitner – engineer assistant
  • Julian Mendelsohn – mixing
  • Zana – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Roddy Frame.

  1. Birds
  2. Safe in Sorrow
  3. Black Lucia
  4. Let Your Love Decide
  5. Spanish Horses
  6. Dream Sweet Dreams
  7. Pianos and Clocks
  8. Sister Ann
  9. Vertigo
  10. Valium Summer
  11. The Belle of the Ball

On January 18, 1991.

On January 18, 1991, “Elektra” label released “Lust”, the third Ambitious Lovers album. It was recorded in 1991 at “Skyline Studio”, “Creative Audio Recording Services”, “Power Station” and “Platinum Island” in New York City, and was produced by Peter Scherer.

Personnel:

  • Arto Lindsay– vocals, guitar
  • Marc Ribot– guitar
  • Naná Vasconcelos– percussion
  • Peter Scherer – keyboards, synthesizer bass, sampling
  • K. Dyson – backing vocals
  • Melvin Gibbs– bass guitar
  • Tony Lewis – drums
  • Jason Baker – recording
  • Paul Angelli – assistant engineering
  • Scott Ansell – additional recording
  • Patrick Dillett – assistant engineering
  • Bil Emmons – assistant engineering
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Francis Manzella – additional recording
  • Katherine Miller – assistant engineering
  • Roger Moutenot – mixing, assistant recording
  • David Schiffman – assistant engineering
  • Norika Sora – illustrations
  • Tomoyo Tanaka – art direction
  • Anthony Lee – art direction
  • Josef Astor – photography
  • Masashi Kuwamoto – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Arto Lindsay and Peter Scherer, except where noted.

  1. Lust
  2. It’s Gonna Rain
  3. Tuck it in
  4. Ponta de Lança Africano (Umbabarauma)
  5. Monster
  6. Villain – Caetano Veloso
  7. Half Out of It
  8. Slippery
  9. Make it Easy
  10. More Light
  11. É Preciso Perdoar – Coqueijo, Luz

On January 6 , 1986.

On January 6, 1986, “Celluloid” label released “Horses & Trees”, the fourth Ginger Baker album. It was recorded September – November 1985, and was produced by Bill Laswell.

Personnel:

  • Ginger Baker – drums, percussion, tympani, gong, congas, maracas
  • Nicky Skopelitis- guitars
  • Bill Laswell- bass guitars, slide guitar
  • Bernie Worrell- organ, keyboards
  • Robert Musso- piano, organ
  • Lakshminarayana Shankar- violin
  • Daniel Ponce – percussion, bata, bells
  • Foday Musa Suso- percussion, kalimba, dousongonni, nyanyer, kora
  • Naná Vasconcelos– voice, drums, berimbau, cuica, shaker
  • Grandmixer D.ST- turntable
  • Aïyb Dieng- drums, percussion, chatan, bells

Track listing:

  1. Interlock – Bill Laswell, Daniel Ponce, Nicky Skopelitis, Foday Musa Suso
  2. Dust To Dust – Ginger Baker
  3. Satou – Aïyb Dieng, Bill Laswell, Foday Musa Suso
  4. Uncut – Ginger Baker, Bill Laswell, Daniel Ponce, Nicky Skopelitis, Foday Musa Suso
  5. Mountain Time – Ginger Baker, Aïyb Dieng
  6. Makuta – Ginger Baker, Aïyb Dieng, Bill Laswell, Foday Musa Suso

On November 21, 1989.

On November 21, 1989, “Virgin” label released “Beauty”, the eighth Ryuichi Sakamoto studio album. It was recorded in 1989, at “Take One Studio”, “Zero Studio”, “Onkio Haus”, “Sound Inn Studio” in Tokyo, “Platinum Island Recording Studio”, “Right Tracks Studio”, “Bear Tracks”, “The Power Station” in New York City, “Complex” in Los Angeles, and was produced by  Ryuichi Sakamoto.

Personnel:

  • Ryuichi Sakamoto– vocals, mixing, engineering, arranger, keyboards, piano
  • Arto Lindsay– vocals, rap
  • Brian Wilson– vocals
  • Kazumi Tamaki, Misako Koja – vocals, shamisen
  • Nicky Holland – vocals
  • Yoriko Ganeko – vocals, shamisen, castanets
  • Youssou N’Dour, Laura Shaheen, Robert Wyatt, Jill Jones– vocals
  • Alex Brown, Angel Rogers, Anita Sherman – backing vocals
  • Kirk Crumpler – keyboards, programmer
  • Carlos Lomas, Bun Itakura, Dali Kimoko-N’Dala, Robbie Robertson– guitar
  • Eddie Martinez– guitar, soloist
  • Pino Palladino, Mark Johnson, Larry White – bass
  • Sly Dunbar– drums
  • Pandit Dinesh– tabla
  • Naná Vasconcelos, Paco Yé, Seidou “Baba” Outtara, Sibiri Outtara – percussion
  • Magatie Fall – talking drum
  • Milton Cardona– shekere
  • Shankar– double violin
  • Sang Won Park– zither
  • Sham Guibbory – string section leader
  • Jiang Jian Huo – erhu
  • Greg Calbi, Jason Corsaro – engineer, mixing
  • Ikuo Honma, Kinji Yoshino, Mark Lynette, Naoto Shibuya, Roger Moutenot, Yutaka Arai – engineer
  • Carmen Rizzo– engineer, mixing, programmer
  • Dan Gellert, Douglas Rose, Gary Solomon, John Herman, Junichi Yamazaki , Michael White, Seiichi Yoritomi, Tetsuya Ishizuka, Yuuki Mizutani, Darin Prindle, Kevin Casey, Sylvia Massy– assistant engineer
  • Masaya Nishida, Jeff Bova, Bill Seery – programming
  • Yuji Suguyama – programming, computer operation
  • Shingo Take – sampling

Track listing (Japanese version):

All tracks by Ryuchi Sakamoto.

  1. Calling from Tokyo
  2. A Rose
  3. Asadoya Yunta
  4. Futique
  5. Amore
  6. We Love You
  7. Diabaram
  8. A Pile of Time
  9. Romance
  10. Chinsagu No Hana
  11. Adagio

On November 1, 1988.

On November 1, 1988, “Virgin” label released “Greed”, the second Ambitious Lovers album. It was recorded in 1988, at “Skyline Studios”, “Creative Audio Recording”, “Platinum Island”, “Nas Nuvens” in Rio De Janeiro, “Cianni Musica” in New York City, and was produced by Peter Scherer.

Personnel:

  • Arto Lindsay– vocals, guitar
  • Peter Scherer – keyboards, synthesizer bass, drum programming, sampling
  • Joey Baron– drums
  • K. Dyson – backing vocals
  • Bill Frisell– guitar
  • Gail Lou – backing vocals
  • Vernon Reid– guitar
  • Naná Vasconcelos– percussion, vocals
  • John Zorn– saxophone
  • Knut Bohn, Vitor Farias, Eric Hurtig, Francis Manzella – additional recording
  • Ed Brooks, John Cicchitti, Oz Fritz, UE Nastasi, Dary Sulich – assistant engineering
  • Keith Freedman – assistant engineering, additional recording
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Roger Moutenot – assistant engineering, mixing, recording
  • Paula Zanes – art direction, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Arto Lindsay and Peter Scherer, except  where noted.

  1. Copy Me
  2. Privacy
  3. Caso
  4. King
  5. Omotesando
  6. Too Far
  7. Love Overlap
  8. Admit It
  9. Steel Wood
  10. Para Não Contrariar Voce – Paulinho da Viola.
  11. Quasi You
  12. It Only Has to Happen Once
  13. Dot Stuff

In May 1981.

In May 1981, “ECM” label released “As Falls Wichita, So Falls Wichita Falls”, album by Pat Metheny and Lyle Mays. It was recorded in September 1980, at “Talent Studio” in Oslo, Norway and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Pat Metheny– electric and acoustic 6- and 12-string guitars, electric bass
  • Lyle Mays– piano, synthesizer, electric organ, autoharp
  • Naná Vasconcelos– berimbau, percussion, drums, vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Pat Metheny and Lyle Mays.

  1. As Falls Wichita, So Falls Wichita Falls
  2. Ozark
  3. September Fifteenth – dedicated to Bill Evans
  4. It’s for You
  5. Estupenda Graça

On June 10, 1985.

The Little Creates

On June 10, 1985, “Warner Bros” label released “Little Creatures”, the sixth Talking Heads studio album. It was recorded October 1984 – March 1985, at “Sigma Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison and Tina Weymoth. “Little Creatures” was voted best album of the year in “The Village Voice Pazz & Jop” critic’s poll, and the cover album, created by artist Howard Finster, was voted album cover of the year by “Rolling Stone” magazine. The album was certified Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • David Byrne– vocals, guitar
  • Chris Frantz– drums
  • Jerry Harrison– keyboards, guitar, backing vocals
  • Tina Weymouth– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Ellen Bernfeld – backing vocals
  • Erin Dickens – backing vocals
  • Diva Gray – backing vocals
  • Gordon Grody – backing vocals
  • Lani Groves – backing vocals
  • Andrew Cader – washboard
  • Jimmy Macdonell – accordion
  • Lenny Pickett– saxophones
  • Steve Scales – percussion
  • Naná Vasconcelos– percussion
  • Eric Weissberg– steel guitar
  • Kurt Yahijian – backing vocals
  • Jack Skinner – mastering
  • Eric Thorngren – engineer, mixing
  • Melanie West – second engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by David Byrne, except where noted.

  1. And She Was
  2. Give Me Back My Name – David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison, Tina Weymouth
  3. Creatures of Love
  4. The Lady Don’t Mind – David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison,Tina  Weymouth
  5. Perfect World – lyrics David Byrne, Chris Frantz
  6. Stay Up Late
  7. Walk It Down
  8. Television Man
  9. Road to Nowhere