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On September 26, 1974.

On September 26, 1974, “Apple” label released “Walls and Bridges”, the fifth John Lennon studio album. It was recorded July – August 1974, at “Record Plant East” in New York City, and was produced by John Lennon.

Personnel:

  • John Lennon– lead, harmony and backing vocals, rhythm, acoustic and lead guitar, piano, whistling, percussion, arrangements
  • Ken Ascher– piano, Fender Rhodes, clavinet, mellotron
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Arthur Jenkins– percussion
  • Nicky Hopkins– piano
  • Klaus Voormann– bass guitar
  • Bobby Keys– tenor saxophone
  • Jesse Ed Davis– lead guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Eddie Mottau– acoustic guitar
  • The Philharmonic Orchestrange– arranged and conducted by Ken Ascher
  • Little Big Horns – Ron Aprea(alto saxophone), Bobby Keys (tenor saxophone), Frank Vicari (tenor saxophone), Howard Johnson (baritone saxophone), Steve Madaio (trumpet)
  • Julian Lennon– drums
  • Elton John– piano, Hammond organ, harmony background vocals
  • Harry Nilsson– backing vocals
  • The 44th Street Fairies: Joey Dambra, Lori Burton, May Pang – background vocals
  • Shelly Yakus– engineer
  • Jimmy Iovine– overdub engineer
  • Roy Cicala– remix engineer
  • May Pang – production coordinator
  • Roy Kohara – art direction
  • Bob Gruen– photography

Track listing:

All by John Lennon, except where noted.

 Going Down on Love

  1. Whatever Gets You Thru the Night
  2. Old Dirt Road – John Lennon, Harry Nilsson
  3. What You Got
  4. Bless You
  5. Scare
  6. #9 Dream
  7. Surprise, Surprise (Sweet Bird of Paradox)
  8. Steel and Glass
  9. Beef Jerky
  10. Nobody Loves You (When You’re Down and Out)
  11. Ya Ya – Lee Dorsey, Clarence Lewis, Morgan Robinson, Morris Levy

 

On September 20, 1996.

On September 20, 1996, “Warner Bros” label released “Freedom in the Groove”, the sixth Joshua Redman album. It was recorded in April 1996, at “Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Matt Pierson.

Personnel:

  • Joshua Redman – soprano, alto and tenor saxophone, arranger
  • Peter Bernstein- guitar
  • Peter Martin– piano
  • Christopher Thomas – bass
  • Brian Blade– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Joshua Redman.

  1. Hide and Seek
  2. One Shining Soul
  3. Streams of Consciousness
  4. When the Sun Comes Down
  5. Home Fries
  6. Invocation
  7. Dare I Ask?
  8. Cat Battles
  9. Pantomime
  10. Can’t Dance

 

On September 20, 1977.

On September 20, 1977, “Polydor” label released “Ringo the 4th”, the sixth Ringo Starr studio album. It was recorded February – June 1977, in Cherokee, Los Angeles, Atlantic, and New York City, and was produced by Arif Mardin.

Personnel:

  • Ringo Starr– lead vocals, drums
  • David Spinozza– guitar
  • John Tropea– guitar
  • Jeff Mironov – guitar
  • Cornell Dupree– guitar
  • Lon Van Eaton– guitar
  • Dick Fegy – guitar
  • Danny Kortchmar– guitar
  • David Bromberg– guitar
  • Tony Levin– bass guitar
  • Chuck Rainey– bass guitar
  • Hugh McDonald– bass guitar
  • Don Grolnick– keyboards
  • David Foster– keyboards, clavinet, piano
  • Richard Tee– clavinet, piano
  • Jeff Gutcheon – keyboards
  • Ken Bichel– keyboards
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Michael Brecker– saxophone
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Don Brooks– harmonica
  • Arnold McCuller – backing vocals
  • Brie Howard– backing vocals
  • David Lasley – backing vocals
  • Debra Gray – backing vocals
  • Duitch Helmer – backing vocals
  • Jimmy Gilstrap – backing vocals
  • Joe Bean – backing vocals
  • Luther Vandross– backing vocals
  • Lynn Pitney – backing vocals
  • Marietta Waters – backing vocals
  • Maxine Anderson – backing vocals
  • Melissa Manchester– backing vocals
  • Rebecca Louis – backing vocals
  • Robin Clark– backing vocals
  • Vini Poncia– backing vocals
  • Bette Midler– backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Drowning in the Sea of Love – Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff
  2. Tango All Night – Steve Hague, Tom Seufert
  3. Wings – Richard Starkey, Vini Poncia
  4. Gave It All Up – Richard Starkey, Vini Poncia
  5. Out on the Streets – Richard Starkey, Vini Poncia
  6. Can She Do It Like She Dances – Steve Duboff, Gerry Robinson
  7. Sneaking Sally Through the Alley – Allen Toussaint
  8. It’s No Secret – Richard Starkey, Vini Poncia
  9. Gypsies in the Flight – Richard Starkey, Vini Poncia
  10. Simple Love Song – Richard Starkey, Vini Poncia

 

On September 14, 2018.

On September 14, 2018, “Verve” label released “Love Is Here to Stay”, an album by Tony Bennett and Diana Krall. It was recorded in 2018, at “Avatar” and “Electric Lady” in New York City, and was produced by Dae Bennett and Bill Charlap.

Personnel:

  • Tony Bennett– vocals
  • Diana Krall– vocals, arrangements
  • The Bill Charlap Trio
    • Bill Charlap– piano, arrangements
    • Peter Washington– bass
    • Kenny Washington– drums
  • Dae Bennett – mixing
  • Nate Odden – engineering assistance
  • Billy Cumella – engineering assistance
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • Josh Cheuse – creative direction
  • Mark Seliger– photography
  • Coco Shinomiya – design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Ira Gershwin, except where noted; all music by George Gershwin.

  1. S Wonderful
  2. My One and Only
  3. But Not for Me
  4. Nice Work if You Can Get It
  5. Love Is Here to Stay
  6. I Got Rhythm
  7. Somebody Loves Me – George DeSylva, Ballard MacDonald
  8. Do It Again – George DeSylva
  9. I’ve Got a Crush on You
  10. Fascinating Rhythm
  11. They Can’t Take That Away From Me
  12. Who Cares

On September 14, 2018.

On September 14, 2018, “Blue Note” label released “Emanon”, the 26th Wayne Shorter album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, “Danilo’s Jazz Club”, “American Trade Hotel”, “Casco Viejo”, in Panama, “The Barbican”, in London, and was produced by Don Was and Wayne Shorter. The album contains both studio and live recordings.

Personnel:

  • Wayne Shorter – soprano and tenor saxophone
  • Danilo Perez– piano
  • John Patitucci– bass
  • Brian Blade– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Wayne Shorter, except where noted.

  1. Pegasus
  2. Prometheus Unbound
  3. Lotus
  4. The Three Marias
  5. The Three Marias
  6. Lost and Orbits Medley
  7. Lotus
  8. She Moves Through the Fair – traditional, arranged by Wayne Shorter
  9. Adventures Aboard the Golden Mean
  10. Prometheus Unbound

On September 12, 2006.

On September 12, 2006, “Nonesuch” label released “Metheny Mehldau”, an album by Pat Metheny and Brad Mehldau. It was recorded in December 2005, at “Right Track Recording” in New York City, and was produced by Pat Metheny.

Personnel:

  • Pat Metheny– guitars, guitar synthesizer, liner notes
  • Brad Mehldau– piano, liner notes
  • Larry Grenadier– double bass
  • Jeff Ballard– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Pat Metheny except where noted.

  1. Unrequited – Brad Mehldau
  2. Ahmid-6
  3. Summer Day
  4. Ring of Life
  5. Legend – Brad Mehldau
  6. Find Me In Your Dreams
  7. Say the Brother’s Name
  8. Bachelors III
  9. Annie’s Bittersweet Cake – Brad Mehldau
  10. Make Peace

 

On September 9, 2003.

On September 9, 2003, “Hyena” label released “No Escape from the Blues: The Electric Lady Sessions”, the 17th James Blood Ulmer album. It was recorded in April 2003, at “Electric Lady Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Vernon Reid.

Personnel:

  • James Blood Ulmer– vocals, guitar
  • Vernon Reid– guitar
  • Charles Burnham- violin
  • Leon Gruenbaum- piano, keyboards
  • David Barnes – harmonica
  • Mark Peterson – bass
  • Aubrey Dayle- drums
  • Queen Esther– vocals
  • Olu Dara- pocket trumpet
  • John Kruth- tambourine
  • Maya Smullyan Jenkins- tap

Track listing:

  1. Goin’ to New York – Mary Lee Reed
  2. Hustle Is On – Eddy H. Owens
  3. Who’s Been Talkin’ – Chester Burnett
  4. Ghetto Child – Johnny Copeland
  5. Are You Glad to Be in America – James Blood Ulmer
  6. You Know, I Know – John Lee Hooker
  7. Let the Good Times Roll – Earl King
  8. Bright Lights, Big City – Jimmy Reed
  9. No Escape from the Blues – McKinley Morganfield, Charles Edward Williams
  10. Satisfy (Story of My Life) – James Blood Ulmer
  11. Trouble in Mind – Richard M. Jones
  12. The Blues Had a Baby and Called It Rock N Roll – Brownie McGhee, McKinley Morganfield

 

On September 9, 1975.

On September 9, 1975, “Atlantic” label released “Hotline”, the sixth J. Geils Band studio album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Record Plant Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Bill Szymczyk, Allan Blazek, and Seth Justman.

Personnel:

  • Peter Wolf– lead vocals, arranger
  • Geils– guitar, arranger
  • Magic Dick– harmonica, arranger
  • Seth Justman– keyboards, arranger
  • Danny Klein– bass, arranger
  • Stephen Bladd – drums, arranger
  • Allan Blazek, Bill Szymczyk, David Thoener – engineer
  • Alex Sadkin – mastering
  • Juke Joint Jimmy – special assistance, photography
  • Peter Corriston – design
  • Louis Brooks – cover design
  • Peter Corriston – cover art concept

Track listing:

  1. Love-Ltis – Harvey Scales, Albert Vance
  2. Easy Way Out – Seth Justman, Peter Wolf
  3. Think It Over – Seth Justman, Peter Wolf
  4. Be Careful (What You Do) – John Brim
  5. Jealous Love – Seth Justman, Peter Wolf
  6. Mean Love – Seth Justman, Peter Wolf
  7. Orange Driver – Eddie “Guitar” Burns
  8. Believe in Me – Curtis Mayfield
  9. Fancy Footwork – Seth Justman, Peter Wolf

On September 5, 2014.

On September 5, 2014, “ECM” label released “Lathe of Heaven”, the eighth Mark Turner album. It was recorded in June 2013, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Mark Turner— tenor saxophone
  • Avishai Cohen— trumpet
  • Joe Martin— bass
  • Marcus Gilmore— drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Turner

  1. Lathe of Heaven
  2. Year of the Rabbit
  3. Ethan’s Line
  4. The Edenist
  5. Sonnet for Stevie
  6. Brother Sister 2

On September 3, 2009.

On September 3, 2009, “ECM” label released “Stone in the Water”, the 22nd Stefano Bollani album. It was recorded in October 2008, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Stefano Bollani— piano
  • Jesper Bodilsen— double bass
  • Morten Lund— drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Stefano Bollani except where noted.

  1. Dom de Iludir – Caetano Veloso
  2. Orvieto – Jesper Bodilsen
  3. Edith – Jesper Bodilsen
  4. Brigas Nunca Mais – Vinicius De Moraes, Antonio Carlos Jobim
  5. Il Cervello del Pavone
  6. Un Sasso Nello Stagno
  7. Improvisation 13 en la Mineur – Francis Poulenc
  8. Asuda
  9. Joker in the Village