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On February 19, 1996.

On February 19, 1996, “Verve” label released “The New Standard”, the fortieth Herbie Hancock album. It was recorded in 1995, at “Manhattan Center Studios” in  New York, and was produced by Guy Eckstine and Herbie Hancock.

Personnel:

  • Herbie Hancock– piano
  • Michael Brecker- tenor and soprano saxophone
  • John Scofield- acoustic and electric guitar, electric sitar
  • Dave Holland- acoustic bass
  • Jack DeJohnette- drums, electric percussion
  • Don Alias– percussion
  • Oscar Brashear, Les Lovitt – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Gene Cipriano – oboe, English horn
  • Suzette Moriarty – French horn
  • Maurice Spears – trombone
  • Sam Riney – flute
  • Lili Haydn, Margaret Wooten – violin
  • Cameron Stone – cello
  • Bob Belden – arranger
  • Patricia Lie – art direction
  • James Minchin, Jimmy Katz – photography

 Track listing:

  1. New York Minute – Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar, Kai Winding
  2. Mercy Street – Peter Gabriel
  3. Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  4. When Can I See You – Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds
  5. You’ve Got It Bad Girl – Stevie Wonder, Yvonne Wright
  6. Love Is Stronger Than Pride – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman
  7. Scarborough Fair – traditional
  8. Thieves in the Temple – Prince
  9. All Apologies – Kurt Cobain
  10. Manhattan (Island of Lights and Love) – Herbie Hancock, Jean Hancock
  11. Your Gold Teeth II – Donald Fagen, Walter Becker
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On February 15, 2010.

On February 15, 2010, “Domino” label released “Life is Sweet! Nice to Meet You”, the second Lightspeed Champion album. It was recorded 2008–2009 at “Mission Sound” in Brooklyn, New York, and was produced by Ben Allen and Devonté Hynes.

Personnel:

  • Devonté Hynes – vocals, main instrumentation, arrangement
  • Spacecamp (Jon Wiley, Steven Mertens, Chris Egan, Omar Shamesh) – additional instrumentation, group male vocals
  • Michael Siddel – violin, additional strings
  • Jon Webber – violin
  • Jesse Reagen – cello
  • Sally Wall – oboe
  • Ben Allen – recording, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Devonté Hynes, except where noted.

  1. Dead Head Blues
  2. Marlene
  3. There’s Nothing Underwater
  4. Intermission
  5. Faculty of Fears
  6. The Big Guns of Highsmith
  7. Romart
  8. I Don’t Want to Wake Up Alone
  9. Madame Van Damme
  10. Smooth Day (at the Library)
  11. Intermission 2
  12. Sweetheart
  13. Etude Op.3 ‘Goodnight Michalek’
  14. Middle of the Dark
  15. A Bridge and a Goodbye

 

On February 12, 2002.

On February 12, 2002, “Narada” label released “Pieces of the Sun”, the third Tony Levin album. It was recorded in 2001, at “Applehead Studios” in Woodstock, New York, and was produced by Tony Levin.

Personnel:

  • Tony Levin– vocals, Chapman stick, Music Man Sting Ray bass ,cello,  NS Electric upright bass, electric fretless bass, acoustic bass guitar, electric guitar, omnichord
  • Larry Fast– vocals, synthesizers
  • Jesse Gress– vocals, electric, acoustic and backwards guitar
  • Jerry Marotta– vocals, drums, percussion, tenor saxophone, acoustic guitars, omnichord , Taos drum
  • California Guitar Trio- acoustic guitars
  • Robert Frazza – engineer
  • Doug Stringer – premix and overdub engineer
  • Kevin Killen – mixing engineer
  • Trevor Sadler – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Tony Levin, except where noted.

  1. Apollo
  2. Geronimo – Tony Levin, Larry Fast, Jesse Gress, Jerry Marotta
  3. Aquafin
  4. Dog One – Peter Gabriel
  5. Tequila – Tony Levin, Chuck Rio
  6. Pieces of the Sun – Tony Levin, Jerry Marotta
  7. Phobos – Larry Fast
  8. Ooze
  9. Blue Nude Reclining – Tony Levin, Larry Fast, Jesse Gress, Jerry Marotta
  10. The Fifth Man
  11. Ever the Sun Will Rise
  12. Silhouette

 

In December 1982.

In December 1982, “Columbia” label released “Here to Stay”, the second Jan Hammer and Neal Schon collaborative album. It was recorded in 1982, at “Red Gate Studios” in Kent, New York, and was produced by Jan Hammer, Neal Schon, Mike “Clay” Stone and Kevin Elson.

Personnel:

  • Jan Hammer– drums, keyboards, percussion, engineer, mixing
  • Neal Schon– vocals, guitars, synthesizer
  • Glen Burtnik– vocals
  • Colin Hodgkinson– bass guitar
  • Steve Smith– drums
  • Ross Valory– bass guitar
  • Steve Perry– vocals
  • Kevin Elson– mixing
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering

Track listing:

  1. No More Lies – Neal Schon, Glen Burtnik, Jan Hammer
  2. Don’t Stay Away – Neal Schon, Jan Hammer
  3. (You Think You’re) So Hot – Jan Hammer, Colin Hodgkinson
  4. Turnaround – Jan Hammer, Colin Hodgkinson
  5. Self Defense – Neal Schon, Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain
  6. Long Time – Jan Hammer, Glen Burtnik
  7. Time Again – Jan Hammer
  8. Sticks and Stones – Neal Schon, Jan Hammer, Colin Hodgkinson
  9. Peace of Mind – Neal Schon
  10. Covered by Midnight – Neal Schon, Steve Perry, Jan Hammer, Colin Hodgkinson

In November 1971.

In November 1971, “Reprise” label released “… Beautiful Lies You Could Live In”, the sixth Pearls Before Swine album. It was recorded in 1971, at “A&R Studios” and “Aura Sound” in New York, “Bearsville Studios” in Woodstock and was produced by Peter H. Edmiston.

Personnel:

  • Tom Rapp – vocals, guitar
  • Morrie E. Brown – bass
  • Steve Alan Grable – piano, organ
  • Jon Tooker – guitar
  • Elisabeth Rapp – vocals
  • Gordon Hayes, Gerry Jermott – bass
  • Michael Krawitz – piano
  • Billy Mundi, Grady Tate, Herb Lovell – drums
  • Bob Dorough – piano
  • Stu Scharf, Amos Garrett – electric guitar
  • Charles R. Rothschild – executive producer
  • Mark Harman – engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Tom Rapp, except where noted.

  1. Snow Queen
  2. A Life
  3. Butterflies
  4. Simple Things
  5. Everybody’s Got Pain
  6. Bird On A Wire
  7. Island Lady
  8. Come To Me
  9. Freedom
  10. She’s Gone
  11. Epitaph – Housman, Elisabeth Rapp

 

On October 3, 2006.

On October 3, 2006, “Immortal” label released “The Philosophy of Velocity”, the third Brazil album. It was recorded in 2006, at “Tarbox Road Studio” in Cassadaga, New York, and was produced by Dave Fridmann, Jonathon Newby, Nic Newby, Aaron Smith, Eric Johnson, James Sefchek and Philip Williams.

Personnel:

  • Jonathon Newby – vocals, keyboards, timpani, chimes, glockenspiel, tambourine
    Nic Newby – keyboards
  • Aaron Smith – electric guitar, engineering
  • Eric Johnson – electric, acoustic, classical and 12-string guitar
  • James Sefchek – drums, timpani, chimes
  • Philip Williams – bass
  • Dave Fridmann – engineer
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Jason Markey – Immortal A & R
  • Matt Miller – pre-production
  • Brand Smith – pre-production
  • David Schrott – album photography
  • Sons of Nero– sleeve art

Track listing:

  1. On Safe-Cracking and Rubella
  2. Crime (and the Antique Solution)
  3. You Never Know
  4. The Vapours
  5. Cameo
  6. Candles (Cast Long Shadows)
  7. Au, Revoir, Mr. Mercury
  8. Captain Mainwaring
  9. A Year In Heaven
  10. The Remarkable Cholmondley Chute System
  11. Breathe
  12. Strange Days

On September 20, 1982.

On September 20, 1982, “Animal Records” label released “Miami”, the second Gun Club studio album. It was recorded in June 1982, at “Blank Tape Studios” in New York, and was produced by Chris Stein.

Personnel:

  • Jeffrey Lee Pierce- vocals, guitar, piano, lead guitar
  • Ward Dotson – lead guitar, background vocals
  • Rob Ritter– bass
  • Terry Graham – drums
  • H. Laurence, Jr.(Debbie Harry) – backing vocals
  • Walter Steding – fiddle
  • Chris Stein– bongos
  • Mark Tomeo – steel guitar
  • Joe Arlotta – session engineer
  • Butch Jones – mixing engineer
  • Chris D.- cover photographs, original design

Track listing:

All tracks by Jeffrey Lee Pierce except where noted.

  1. Carry Home
  2. Like Calling Up Thunder
  3. Brother and Sister
  4. Run Through the Jungle – John Fogerty
  5. A Devil in the Woods
  6. Texas Serenade
  7. Watermelon Man – Ward Dotson, Jeffrey Lee Pierce
  8. Bad Indian
  9. John Hardy – traditional; arranged by Jeffrey Lee Pierce
  10. Fire of Love – Jody Reynolds, Stordivant Sonya
  11. Sleeping in Blood City
  12. Mother of Earth