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On April 10, 2009.

On April 10, 2009, “Universal Music Australia” label released “Bittersweet”, album by Mark Isham and Kate Ceberano. It was recorded in 2009, at “Mad Hatter Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Mark Isham.

Personnel:

  • Mark Isham – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Kate Ceberano – vocal
  • Alan Pasqua – piano
  • Tom Warrington – bass
  • Peter Erskine – drums
  • Bernie Kirsh – recording, mixing
  • Buck Snow, Melissa Kirkland – recording assistance, mixing
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Donna Isham – executive producer
  • Tyler Parkinson – design
  • Michael Doven – photography

Track listing:

  1. My One and Only Love – Frank Sinatra
  2. Skylark – Anita O’Day
  3. In a Sentimental Mood – Duke Ellington
  4. Don’t Get Around Much Anymore – Duke Ellington
  5. In My Solitude – Paul Robeson
  6. Night and Day – Cole Porter
  7. I Wanna Be Loved  – The Andrew Sisters
  8. Easy Living – Ralph Rainger
  9. Lush Life – Billy Strayhorn
  10. Do It Again – Irène Bordoni
  11. Every Time We Say Good Bye – Cole Porter

 

On May 29, 2012.

On May 29, 2012, “Verve” label released “The Absence”, the third Melody Gardot studio album. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by Heitor Pereira. The album was certified Platinum in France by “SNEP”.

Personnel:

  • Melody Gardot – vocals, piano
  • Heitor Pereira – vocals, guitar, piano, arranger
  • Nico Abondolo – bass
  • Christian Kollgaard – bass
  • John Leftwich – bass
  • Michael Valerio – bass
  • Peter Erskine – drums
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Paulinho Da Costa – percussion
  • Paco Arroyo – percussion
  • Yolanda Arroyo – percussion
  • Larry Goldings – piano., mellodica
  • Coco Trivisonno – bandoneon
  • Jo Ann Turovsky – harp
  • Alfie Silas-Durio – background vocals
  • Tata Vega – background vocals
  • Bill Cantos – background vocals
  • Ali Witherspoon – background vocals
  • Louis Price – background vocals
  • Bill Maxwell – background vocals
  • Phil Roy – background vocals
  • Bruce Dukov – violin
  • Julie Gigante – violin
  • Serena McKinney – violin
  • Sarah Thornblade – violin
  • Tamara Hatwan – violin
  • Phillip Levy – violin
  • Lisa M. Sutton – violin
  • Helen Nightengale – violin
  • Katia Popov – violin
  • Alyssa Park – violin
  • Tereza Stanislav – violin
  • Roger Wilkie – violin
  • Brian Dembrow – viola
  • Andrew Duckles – viola
  • Dave Walther – viola
  • Matthew Funes – viola
  • Marlow Fisher – viola
  • Keith Greene – viola
  • Roland Kato – viola
  • Darrin McCann – viola
  • Erika Duke-Kirkpatrick – cello
  • Stephen Erdody – cello
  • Paula Hochhalter – cello
  • Dennis Karmazyn – cello
  • Armen Ksajikan – cello
  • Cecilia Tsan – cello
  • Martin Tillman – cello
  • Andrew Shulman – cello
  • Christina Soule – cello
  • Jessica Pearlman – oboe
  • Doug Webb – saxophone
  • Ron Kerber – clarinet
  • Dan Higgins – clarinet, flute
  • Ramon Flores – trumpet
  • Harry Kim – trumpet
  • Andrew Lippman – trombone
  • Nick Glennie-Smith – conductor
  • Ladd McIntosh – orchestration
  • Glenn Barratt – engineer
  • Sebastian Zuleta – engineer
  • Jeremy Miller – assistant engineer
  • Vanessa Par – assistant engineer
  • Antonio “Moogie” Canazio – engineer, mixing
  • Al Schmitt – mixing
  • Steve Genewick – assistant
  • Marco Ruiz – assistant
  • Scott Smith – assistant
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Fabrizio Ferri – photography
  • Jovite De Leymarie – artwork, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Melody Gardot, except where noted.

  1. Mira
  2. Amalia – Phil Roy, Melody Gardor, Heitor Pereira
  3. So Long
  4. So We Meet Again My Heartache
  5. Lisboa
  6. Impossible Love
  7. If I Tell You I Love You
  8. Goodbye – Jesse Harris, Melody Gardot
  9. Se Você Me Ama – Melody Gardot, Heitor Pereira
  10. My Heart Won’t Have It Any Other Way
  11. Lemanja – contains hidden track Chegue Journeyman

 

On January 23, 1990.

On January 23, 1990, “GRP” label released “Reunion”, the 41st Gary Burton album. It was recorded May 6 – 10, 1989, at “Studio A – Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Gary Burton.

Personnel:

  • Gary Burton– vibraphone, marimba
  • Pat Metheny– guitar
  • Mitchel Forman– piano, keyboards
  • Will Lee– bass guitar
  • Peter Erskine– drums, percussion
  • Dan Gellert – assistant engineer
  • Dave Grusin, Larry Rosen– executive producers
  • Rob Eaton – recording, mixing

Track listing:

  1. Autumn – Polo Orti
  2. Reunion – Mitchel Forman
  3. Origin – Mitchel Forman
  4. Will You Say You Will – Vince Mendoza
  5. House on the Hill – Pat Metheny
  6. Panama – Paul Meyers
  7. Chairs and Children – Vince Mendoza
  8. Wasn’t Always Easy – Pat Metheny
  9. The Chief – Pat Metheny
  10. Tiempos Felice – Polo Orti
  11. Quick and Running – Polo Orti

In December 1983.

In December 1983, “Warner Bros” label released “Invitation” the third Jaco Pastorius album. It was recorded at various venues during a tour of Japan, featuring his “Word of Mouth” big band, and was produced by Jaco Pastorius.

Personnel:

  • Jaco Pastorius— electric bass
  • Don Alias– percussion
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Peter Erskine– drums
  • Bobby Mintzer– tenor and soprano saxophone
  • Othello Molineaux– steel drum
  • Jean “Toots” Thielemans– harmonica
  • Elmer Brown, Forrest Buchtel, Ron Tooley – trumpet
  • Jon Faddis– trumpet
  • Wayne Andre– trombone
  • Dave Bargeron– trombone, tuba
  • Peter Graves – bass trombone, co–conductor
  • Bill Reichenbach– bass trombone
  • Mario Cruz– tenor and soprano saxophone, clarinet, alto flute
  • Randy Emerick – baritone saxophone, clarinet
  • Alex Foster– tenor, alto and soprano saxophone, clarinet, piccolo
  • Paul McCandless– tenor saxophone, oboe, English horn
  • Peter Gordon, Brad Warnaar – French horn

Track listing:

  1. Invitation – Bronisław Kaper
  2. Amerika – traditional
  3. Soul Intro/The Chicken – Jaco Pastorius, Pee Wee Ellis
  4. Continuum – Jaco Pastorius
  5. Liberty City – Jaco Pastorius
  6. Sophisticated Lady – Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish
  7. Reza/Giant Steps/Reza (reprise) – Jaco Pastorius, John Coltrane
  8. Fannie Mae – Buster Brown, Clarence Lewis, Morgan Robinson
  9. Eleven – Miles Davis, Gil Evans

In September 1978.

In September 1978, “ARC” label released “Mr. Gone”, the ninth Weather Report album. It was recorded in May 1978, at “Devonshire Sound Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Joe Zawinul and Jaco Pastorius.

Personnel:

  • Joe Zawinul- modified Rhodes 88 electric piano, acoustic piano, two ARP 2600 synthesizers, Oberheim polyphonic synthesizer, Sequential Circuits Prophet 5 synthesizer, Mu-Tron Bi-Phase and Mu-Tron Volume Wah effects, kalimba, thumbeki drums, sleigh bells, melodica, high hat, voice
  • Wayne Shorter- tenor, alto and soprano saxophone, voice
  • Jaco Pastorius- bass, drums, timpani, voice
  • Peter Erskine- drums , high hat , voice
  • Tony Williams, Steve Gadd- drums
  • Manolo Badrena- voice solo
  • Jon Lucien, Deniece Williams- voice
  • Maurice White- vocal
  • Alex Kazanegras – engineer
  • Dave Mancini – second engineer
  • Nancy Donald – cover design
  • Lou Beach – cover illustration

Track listing:

  1. The Pursuit of the Woman with the Feathered Hat – Joe Zawinul
  2. River People – Jaco Pastorius
  3. Young and Fine – Joe Zawinul
  4. The Elders – Wayne Shorter, arranged by Joe Zawinul
  5. Gone – Joe Zawinul
  6. Punk Jazz – Jaco Pastorius
  7. Pinocchio – Wayne Shorter
  8. And Then – music – Joe Zawinul, lyrics – Sam Guest

In July 1981.

In July 1981, “Warner Bros” label released “Word of Mouth”, the second Jaco Pastorius album. It was 1980 – 1981, and was produced by Jaco Pastorius.

Personnel:

  • Jaco Pastorius– electric bass, double bass, organ, piano, synthesizer, autoharp, percussion, vocals, drums
  • Herbie Hancock– keyboards, synthesizers, piano
  • Wayne Shorter, Michael Brecker, Tom Scott, Mario Cruz– saxophone
  • Toots Thielemans– harmonica
  • Chuck Findley– trumpet
  • John Clark– French horn
  • Howard Johnson– tuba
  • Don Alias, Robert Thomas, Jr.– percussion
  • Peter Erskine, Jack DeJohnette– drums
  • Paul Horn-Muller – steel pans
  • Othello Molineaux– steel pan
  • John F. Pastorius IV – vocal

Track listing:

All tracks by Jaco Pastorius except where noted.

  1. Crisis
  2. Three Views of a Secret
  3. Liberty City
  4. Chromatic Fantasy – Johann Sebastian Bach
  5. Blackbird – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  6. Word of Mouth
  7. John and Mary

 

In February 1982.

weather-report

In February 1982, “Columbia” label released the self-titled, twelfth Weather Report album. It was recorded in 1981, at “The Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Joe Zawinul, Jaco Pastorius and Wayne Shorter. It was the final album featuring Jaco Pastorius on bass and Peter Erskine on drums.

Personnel:

  • Joe Zawinul– electric keyboards, piano, clay drum, drum computer, percussion, voice, horn, woodwind, string and brass sounds, front cover concept
  • Wayne Shorter– tenor and soprano saxophones
  • Jaco Pastorius– bass guitar, percussion, voice
  • Peter Erskine– drums, drum computer, claves
  • Robert Thomas Jr.– percussion
  • Neil Dorfsman, Mitch Gibson – engineer
  • Joseph Futterer, Richie Powell – art direction
  • Don Dixon – cover artwork

Track listing:

  1. Volcano for Hire – Joe Zawinul
  2. Current Affairs – Joe Zawinul
  3. Y.C. (41st Parallel/The Dance/Crazy About Jazz) – Joe Zawinul
  4. Dara Factor One – Joe Zawinul
  5. When It Was Now – Wayne Shorter
  6. Speechless – Joe Zawinul
  7. Dara Factor Two – Joe Zawinul, Wayne Shorter, Jaco Pastorius, Peter Erskine, Robert Thomas Jr.

 

On November 7, 2005.

aerial

On November 7, 2005, “EMI” label released “Aerial”, the eighth Kate Bush studio album. It was recorded 1996 – 2005, and was produced by Kate Bush. “Aerial” is the only Bush’s double album. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, and Platinum in UK by “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Kate Bush – vocals, piano, keyboards
  • Peter Erskine, Stuart Elliott, Steve Sanger – drums
  • Eberhard Weber, John Giblin, Del Palmer– bass
  • Bosco D’Oliveira – percussion
  • Dan McIntosh – electric and acoustic guitars
  • Gary Brooker– hammond organ
  • Rolf Harris– didgeridoo
  • Lol Creme, Gary Brooker, Paddy Bush– backing vocals
  • Michael Wood – vocal
  • Chris Hall – accordion
  • Richard Campbell, Susan Pell – viols
  • Eligio Quinteiro – renaissance guitar
  • Robin Jeffrey – renaissance percussion
  • Rolf Harris– as The Painter
  • Albert McIntosh (Bertie – Kate Bush’s son) – as The Sun
  • Del Palmer– recording and mixing engineer
  • James Guthrie– mastering
  • Bill Dunne – “Bertie” stringarrangement
  • Michael Kamen– orchestral arrangements; London Metropolitan Orchestra conducted by Michael Kamen at Abbey Road Studios
  • Simon Rhodes – engineer
  • Chris Bolster – assistant engineer
  • Josephine Bartolinni – Italian translation

Track listing:

All tracks by Kate Bush.

  1. King of Mountain
  2. Π
  3. Bertie
  4. Bartolozzi
  5. How to Be Invisible
  6. Joanni
  7. A Coral Room
  8. Prelude
  9. Prologue
  10. An Architect’s Dream
  11. The Painter’s Link
  12. Sunset
  13. Aerial Tal
  14. Somewhere in Between
  15. Nocturn
  16. Aerial

On September 12, 2000.

its-like-this

On September 12, 2000, “Artemis” label released “It’s Like This”, the tenth Rickie Lee Jones album. It was recorded in 2000, and was produced by Rickie Lee Jones and Bruce Brody.

Personnel:

  • Rickie Lee Jones – vocals, guitar, organ
  • Bruce Brody– organ
  • John Pizzarelli– acoustic guitar
  • Alex Foster– saxophone
  • Jeff Dellisanti– bass clarinet
  • Conrad Herwig– trombone
  • Richard Davis- acoustic bass
  • Paul Nowinski- acoustic bass
  • Michael Elizondo- acoustic bass
  • Peter Erskine– drums
  • Carl Allen– drums
  • Rick Marotta– drums
  • Bashiri Johnson– percussion

Track listing:

  1. Show Biz Kids – Donald Fagen, Walter Becker
  2. Trouble Man – Marvin Gaye
  3. For No One – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  4. Smile – Charlie Chaplin, Geoffrey Parsons, John Turner
  5. Low Spark of High Heeled Boys – Jim Capaldi, Steve Winwood
  6. On the Street Where You Live – Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe
  7. I Can’t Get Started – Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin
  8. Up a Lazy River – Hoagy Carmichael, Sidney Arodin
  9. Someone to Watch Over Me – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  10. Cycles – G. Caldwell
  11. One Hand, One Heart – Leonard Bernstein

 

On June 13, 1979.

Mingus

On June 13, 1979, “Asylum” label released “Mingus”, the tenth Joni Mitchell studio album. The album was recorded in 1978 – 1979, and was finalized few months before Charles Mingus death, and was his last music project. “Mingus” was recorded at “A&M Studios” in Hollywood and “Electric Lady Studios” in New York, and was produced by Joni Mitchell. Album artwork features Joni Mitchell paintings of Mingus.

Personnel:

  • Joni Mitchell – guitar, vocals
  • Jaco Pastorius- bass, horn arrangement
  • Wayne Shorter- soprano saxophone
  • Herbie Hancock- electric piano
  • Peter Erskine- drums
  • Don Alias- congas
  • Emil Richards- percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Joni Mitchell, except where noted.

  1. Happy Birthday 1975 (Rap) – music by Mildred J. Hill
  2. God Must Be a Boogie Man
  3. Funeral (Rap)
  4. A Chair in the Sky – lyrics by Joni Mitchell, music by Charles Mingus
  5. The Wolf That Lives in Lindsey
  6. It’s a Muggin (Rap)
  7. Sweet Sucker Dance – lyrics by Joni Mitchell, music by Charles Mingus
  8. Coin in the Pocket (Rap)
  9. The Dry Cleaner from Des Moines – lyrics by Joni Mitchell, music by Charles Mingus
  10. Lucky (Rap)
  11. Goodbye Pork Pie Hat – lyrics by Joni Mitchell, music by Charles Mingus