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On December 16, 1963.

On December 16, 1963, “Columbia” label released “Quiet Nights”, the 36th Miles Davis album, and his fourth and final album collaboration with Gil Evans. It was recorded July – November 1962, April 1963, at “Columbia’s 30th Street Studios” in Manhattan, and was produced by Teo Macero and Irving Townsend.

Personnel:

  • Miles Davis – trumpet
  • Gil Evans – arranger, conductor
  • Shorty Baker, Bernie Glow, Louis Mucci, Ernie Royal – trumpets
  • J.J. Johnson, Frank Rehak – trombones
  • Ray Alonge, Don Corrado, Julius Watkins – french horns
  • Bill Barber – tuba
  • Steve Lacy – soprano saxophone
  • George Coleman – tenor saxophone
  • Albert Block – flute
  • Ray Beckenstein, Jerome Richardson – woodwinds
  • Garvin Bushell, Bob Tricarico – bassoons
  • Janet Putnam – harp
  • Victor Feldman – piano
  • Ron Carter – bass
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Jimmy Cobb – drums
  • Frank Butler – drums
  • Willie Bobo – bongos
  • Elvin Jones – percussion
  • Fred Plaut – engineer
  • Dan Hunstein – photography

Track listing:

  1. Song No. 2 (a.k.a. Prenda Minha, Brazilian folk song) – Gil Evans, Miles Davis
  2. Once Upon a Summertime – Johnny Mercer, Michel Legrand
  3. Aos Pés da Cruz – Marino Pinto, José Gonçalves
  4. Song No. 1 (a.k.a. Adelita by Francisco Tárrega) – Gil Evans, Miles Davis
  5. Wait Till You See Her – Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart
  6. Corcovado – Antônio Carlos Jobim
  7. Summer Night – Harry Warren, Al Dubin

On March 3, 1967.

Walker Bros

On March 3, 1967, “Philips” label released “Images”, the third Walker Brothers album. It was recorded in 1966, and was produced by John Franz.

Personnel:

  • Gary Walker- drums, vocals
  • John Walker- guitar, vocals
  • Scott Walker- vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Reg Guest – accompaniment

Track listing:

  1. Everything Under the Sun – Bob Crew, G.Knight
  2. Once Upon a Summertime – Michael Legrand, Johnny Mercer, Eddy Marnay
  3. Experience – Scott Engel
  4. Blueberry Hill – Al Lewis, Vincent Rose, Larry Stock
  5. Orpheus – Scott Engel
  6. Stand By Me – Ben E. King, jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
  7. I Wanna Know – John Maus
  8. I Will Wait for You – Michael Legrand, Jacues Demy, Norman Gimbel
  9. It Makes No Difference Now – Norman Newell, Iller Pattachini
  10. I Can’t Let It Happen to You – John Maus
  11. Genevieve – Scott Engel
  12. Just Say Goodbye – Petula Clark, Pierre Delanoe, Alvin Hatch