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On March 22, 2019.

On March 22, 2019, “Ropeadope Records” label released “Ancestral Recall”, the 14th Christian Scott album. It was recorded April – December 2018, at “The Champagne Room West” and “The Parlor” in New Orleans, and was produced by Christian aTunde Adjuah (Christian Scott).

Personnel:

  • Christian Scott – vocals, trumpet, African drums, drums, flugelhorn, keyboards, mallets, percussion, siren
  • Kris Funn – bass
  • Lawrence Fields – piano
  • Corey Fonville – drums
  • Amadou Kouyate – percussion
  • Weedie Braimah – vocals, percussion
  • Themba Mkhatshwa – percussion
  • Munir Zakee Richard – percussion
  • Logan Richardson – alto saxophone
  • Elena Pinderhughes – flute
  • Mike Larry Draw – vocals
  • Devan Mayfield – vocals
  • Chris Turner – vocals
  • Saul Williams – vocals
  • Qmillion – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Christian Scott, except where noted.

  1. Her Arrival
  2. O Own the Night – Christian Scott, Saul Williams
  3. The Shared Stories of Rivals (KEITA)
  4. Forever Girl – Sarah Elizabeth Charles, Mike Ward Jr., Christian Scott, Chris Turner
  5. Diviner (Devan)
  6. Overcomer
  7. Songs She Never Heard
  8. Ritual (Rise of Chief Adjuah)
  9. Prophesy – Christian Scott, Saul Williams
  10. Before
  11. Double Consciousness
  12. Ancestral Recall – Christian Scott, Saul Williams

On february 21, 2020.

On February 21, 2020, “Royal Cream” and “BMG” labels released “Random Desire”, the debut Greg Dulli studio album. It was recorded 2017 – 2019, at “Fireside Sound” and “Donner & Blitzen Studios” in Silver Lake, “Gold – Diggers Sound” and “Mant” in Los Angeles, “Marigny Recording Studio” in New Orleans, and was produced by Christopher Horn and Gregg Dulli.

Personnel:

  • Greg Dulli – vocals, guitar, bass, guitar, piano, organ, drums, percussion, mellotron, vibraphone
  • Charles Copley – guitar
  • Mark McGuire – guitar
  • Mathias Schneeberger – synthesizer, guitar, bass, drums
  • Jon Skibic – guitar, bass
  • Matt Schluessler – bass
  • Jon Theodore – drums
  • Rick Nelson – cello, contrabass, violin
  • Steven “Doc” Patt – contrabass, pedal steel guitar
  • Bryan Brown – percussion, castanets, bells, vibraphone
  • Camille – vocals
  • Scott Frock – trumpet
  • Jon Ramm – trombone
  • Brad Walker – saxophone
  • Meg Webb – harp
  • Avtar Khalsa – backing vocals
  • Christopher Thorn – mixing
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Greg Dulli.

  1. Pantomima
  2. Sempre
  3. Marry Me
  4. The Tide
  5. Scorpio
  6. It Falls Apart
  7. A Ghost
  8. Lockless
  9. Black Moon
  10. Slow Pan

On February 14, 2011.

On February 14, 2011, “Sub Pop” label released “Dynamite Steps”, the fifth Twilight Singers album. It was recorded in 2010, in Los Angeles, Joshua Tree and Arcadia in California, New Orleans and Bogalusa, Louisiana, and was produced by Greg Dulli, Mathias Schneeberger, Dave Rosser, Steve Nalepa, Eric Weaver, and Tommaso Colliva.

Personnel:

  • Greg Dulli – vocals, guitars, piano, synth bass, mellotron, bass, drums, Rhodes, prophet
  • Joseph Arthur – vocals, harmonica
  • Ani DiFranco – vocals
  • Mark Lanegan – vocals
  • Leta Lucy – vocals
  • Carina Round – vocals
  • Chris Jordan – piano
  • Dave Rosser – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Nick McCabe – guitar
  • Mathias Schneeberger – guitar, bass
  • Jon Skibic – guitar, bass
  • Steve Nalepa – synth, strings
  • Amy Farris – violin, viola, cello
  • Rick G. Nelson – violin, cello
  • Petra Haden – vocals, violin
  • Scott Ford – vocals. bass
  • Joshua Blanchard – dobro
  • Greg Wieczorek – drums, percussion
  • Cully Symington – drums
  • Gene Trautmann – drums
  • David Henderson – drums
  • Mike Napolitano – timpani

Track listing:

  1. Last Night in Town
  2. Be Invited
  3. Waves
  4. Get Lucky
  5. On the Corner
  6. Gunshots
  7. She Was Stolen
  8. Blackbird and the Fox
  9. Never Seen No Devil
  10. The Beginning of the End
  11. Dynamite Steps

On November 10, 2015.

On November 10, 2015, Allen Toussaint died aged 77. He was musician (vocal, piano), songwriter, arranger, and record producer, an influential figure in New Orleans rhythm and blues from the 1950s to the end of the century. His compositions were recorded by many musicians, and he was producer of hundreds of recordings. Toussaint recorded and performed with many musicians including Irma Thomas, Lee Dorsey, The Meters, Ernie K Doe, Rosemary Butler, Merry Clayton, Elvis Costello, Dr. John, Venetta Fields, Etta James, Labelle, John Mayall, Paul McCartney, The Meters, Bonnie Raitt, and The Band. As leader Toussaint released eleven studio albums.

On August 14, 2015.

On August 14, 2015, “Masterworks” and “OKeh” labels released “Dee Dee’s Feathers”, the 19th Dee Dee Bridgewater album. It was recorded in March 2014, at “Esplanade Studios”, and was produced by Irvin Mayfield.

Personnel:

  • Dee Dee Bridgewater – lead vocals
  • John – vocals
  • Glen David Andrews – vocals
  • Victor Atkins – piano
  • Don Vappie – guitar, banjo
  • Jasen Weaver – bass
  • Peter Harris – bass
  • Adonis Rose – drums
  • Bill Summers – percussion
  • Khari Allen Lee – alto saxophone
  • Rex Gregory – alto saxophone, flute, clarinet
  • Jason Marshall – baritone saxophone, bass clarinet
  • Derek Douget – tenor saxophone
  • Edward Petersen – tenor saxophone
  • David Harris – trombone
  • Emily Fredrickson – trombone
  • Michael Watson – vocals, trombone
  • Bernard Floyd – trumpet
  • Branden Lewis – trumpet
  • Eric Lucero – trumpet
  • Leon Brown – alto vocals, trumpet
  • Ashlin Parker – vocals, trumpet
  • Irvin Mayfield – vocals, trumpet
  • Ronald Markham – executive producer

Track listing:

  1. One Fine Thing – Harry Connick Jr.
  2. What a Wonderful World – Bob Thiele, George David Weiss
  3. Big Chief – Earl King Johnson
  4. Saint James Infirmary – Joe Primrose (Irving Mills)
  5. Dee Dee’s Feathers – Dee Dee Bridgewater
  6. New Orleans – Hoagy Carmichael
  7. Theme Song / Do Whatcha Wanna – John Boutte
  8. Come Sunday – Duke Ellington
  9. Congo Square – Bill Summers, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Irvin Mayfield
  10. C’est Ici Que Je T’aime – Irvin Mayfield
  11. Do You Know What It Means – Eddie DeLange, Louis Alter
  12. Whoopin’ Blues – Benny Jones, Bruce Christian Brackman, Craig Klein, Julius McKee, Lionel Batiste, Roger Hayward Lewis

On July 20, 1999.

On July 20, 1999, “4AD” label released “Sky Motel” the fourth Kristin Hersh studio album. It was recorded 1998 – 1999, at “Kingsway USA” in New Orleans, and was produced by Kristin Hersh and Trina Shoemaker.

Track listing:

  • Kristin Hersh – vocals, all instruments
  • Carlo Nuccio – drums, drums loop
  • David Narcizo – drums loop
  • Ethan Allen – recording engineer, mixing
  • Trina Shoemaker – recording engineer, mixing
  • Joe Hollier, Philip Broussard – engineer assistant
  • Joe Gastwart – mastering
  • Ramon Breton – mastering assistant
  • V23 – design
  • Jim Friedman – photography
  • Andrew Catlin – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kristin Hersh.

  1. Echo
  2. White Trash Moon
  3. Fog
  4. Costa Rica
  5. A Cleaner Light
  6. San Francisco
  7. Cathedral Heat
  8. Husk
  9. Caffeine
  10. Spring
  11. Clay Feet
  12. Faith

On January 24, 1995.

On January 24, 1995, “Brinkman Records” label released “Lamprey”, the second Bettie Serveert album. It was recorded in 1994, at “Studio 150” in Amsterdam, “Air Studios” in London, “Kingsway Studios” in New Orleans, and was produced by Frans Hagenaars.

Personnel:

  • Carol van Dijk – vocals, guitar
  • Herman Bunskoeke – bass
  • Peter Visser – guitar
  • Berend Dubbe – drums

Track listing:

  1. Keepsake
  2. Ray Ray Rain
  3. Feathers
  4. Re-feel-it
  5. 21 Days
  6. Cybor *D
  7. Tell Me, Sad
  8. Crutches
  9. Something so Wild
  10. Totally Freaked Out
  11. Silent Spring

 

On June 6, 2019.

On June 6, 2019, Malcolm John Rebennack aka Dr. John, died aged 77. He was singer – songwriter and musician (piano, keyboards and guitar), regarded as one of the greatest New Orleans music icons. He had successful solo career and performed and recorded with many famous musicians and bands, including Art Blakey, Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band, Van Morrison, Dan Auerbach, Eric Clapton, Bob Seger, Joe Walsh, Canned Heat, The Rolling Stones, Mike Bloomfield, Spiritualized, David Newman, Ray Anderson, Levon Helm, John Hammond, Gregg Allman, Papa John Creach, Bennie Wallace, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Harry Connick Jr., Hank Crawford, Jimmy Smith, Jools Holland, Steve Tyrell, B. B. King and Marcus Miller. Dr. John won six “Grammy Awards”, and was inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” in 2011. In May 2013, he received honorary doctorate of fine arts from “Tulane University.

On March 9, 2009.

On March 9, 2009, “Universal Classics” label released “Piety Street”, the 35th John Scofield album. It was recorded in 2008, at “Piety Street Studios” in New Orleans,  Louisiana, and was produced by John Scofield.

Personnel:

  • John Scofield– guitar
  • Jon Cleary- vocals, organ, piano
  • George Porter, Jr.- bass guitar
  • Ricky Fataar– drums
  • Shannon Powell – drums, percussion
  • John Boutté- vocals

Track listing:

  1. That’s Enough
  2. Motherless Child
  3. It’s a Big Army
  4. His Eye is on the Sparrow
  5. Something’s Got a Hold on Me
  6. The Old Ship of Zion
  7. Ninety Nine and a Half
  8. Just a Little While to Stay Here
  9. Never Turn Back
  10. Walk With Me
  11. But I Like the Message
  12. The Angel of Death
  13. I’ll Fly Away”

 

On October 27, 2017.

On October 27, 2017, “Blue Note” label released “Nat King Cole & Me”, the fifth Gregory Porter studio album. It was recorded in 2017, at “Air Studios” in London, “Capitol Studios” in Los Angeles and “Esplande Studios” in New Orleans.

Personnel:

  • Gregory Porter– vocals
  • Terence Blanchard – trumpet
  • Christian Sands– piano
  • Reuben Rogers – bass
  • Ulysses Owens – drums
  • Vince Mendoza– arrangement

Track listing:

  1. Mona Lisa – Jay Livingston, Ray Evans
  2. Smile – Charles Chaplin, Geoffrey Parsons, John Turner
  3. Nature Boy – Eden Ahbez
  4. L-O-V-E – Bert Kaempfert, Milt Gabler
  5. Quizas, Quizas, Quizas – Farres Osvaldo
  6. Miss Otis Regrets – Cole Porter
  7. Pick Yourself Up – Dorothy Fields, Jerome Kern
  8. When Love Was King – Gregory Porter
  9. The Lonely One – Lenny Hambro, Roberta Helelr
  10. Ballenna – Bob Russell, Carl Sigman
  11. I Wonder Who My Daddy Is – Gladys Shelley
  12. The Christmas Song – Mel Tormé, Robert Wells