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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.


  • 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

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.


  • 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


On August 26, 2016.

On August 26, 2016, “Okeh Records” label released “It’s Hard”, the twelfth Bad Plus studio album. It was recorded in April 2016, and was produced by Reid Anderson, Ethan Iverson and David King.


  • Reid Anderson– bass
  • Ethan Iverson– piano
  • David King– drums

Track listing:

  1. Maps – Brian Chase, Karen Lee Orzolek, Nick Zinner
  2. Games Without Frontiers – Peter Gabriel
  3. Time After Time – Cyndi Lauper, Rob Hyman
  4. I Walk the Line – Johnny Cash
  5. Alfombra Magica – Bill McHenry
  6. The Beautiful Ones – Prince
  7. Don’t Dream It’s Over – Neil Finn
  8. Staring at the Sun – Tunde Adebimpe, David Andrew Sitek
  9. Mandy – Scott English, Richard Kerr
  10. The Robots – Florian Schneider, Karl Bartos, Ralf Hütter
  11. Broken Shadows – Ornette Coleman

On April 18, 2013.

On April 18, 2013, Storm Thorgerson died aged 69. He was graphic designer and music video director, known for his work with music artists including Led Zeppelin,  Nik Kershaw, Black Sabbath,  Scorpions, Peter Gabriel, Genesis, Yes, Al Stewart,  Europe,  Catherine Wheel, Bruce Dickinson, Dream Theater,  Anthrax, The Cranberries, The Mars Volta, Muse, The Alan Parsons Project, Helloween, Biffy Clyro, Ween, Angels and Airwaves and Rival Sons His best known work is the album cover artwork of  Pink Floyd’s “The Dark Side of The Moon”.



In June 1979.

In June 1979, “E.G.” label released “Exposure”, the debut Robert Fripp solo album. It was recorded June 1977–January 1979, and was produced by Robert Fripp.


  • Robert Fripp– guitars, Frippertronics, voice
  • Daryl Hall– vocals, piano
  • Terre Roche– vocals
  • Peter Hammill– vocals
  • Peter Gabriel– vocals, piano
  • Brian Eno– synthesizer, voice
  • Barry Andrews– organ
  • Sid McGinnis– rhythm and pedal steel guitar
  • Tony Levin– bass
  • Jerry Marotta– drums
  • Narada Michael Walden, Phil Collins – drums
  • Edith Fripp, Mrs. Evelyn Harris, J.G. Bennett, Shivapuri Baba – voice
  • Ed Sprigg – engineer
  • Steve Short – engineer
  • Chris Stein– design, photography
  • Amos Poe– VTR imagery
  • Mary Lou Green – hair

Track listing:

  1. Preface – Robert Fripp
  2. You Burn Me Up I’m a Cigarette – Daryl Hall, Robert Fripp
  3. Breathless – Robert Fripp
  4. Disengage – Peter Hammill, Joanna Walton, Robert Fripp
  5. North Star – Daryl Hall, Joanna Walton, Robert Fripp
  6. Chicago – Daryl Hall, Joanna Walton, Robert Fripp
  7. NY3 – Robert Fripp
  8. Mary – Daryl Hall, Joanna Walton, Robert Fripp
  9. Exposure – Peter Gabriel, Robert Fripp
  10. Hååden Two – Robert Fripp
  11. Urban Landscape – Robert Fripp
  12. I May Not Have Had Enough of Me but I’ve Had Enough of You – Joanna Walton, Robert Fripp
  13. First Inaugural Address to the I.A.C.E. Sherborne House – G. Bennett
  14. Water Music I – Robert Fripp, G. Bennett
  15. Here Comes the Flood – Peter Gabriel
  16. Water Music II – Robert Fripp
  17. Postscript – Robert Fripp

On June 5, 1989.


On June 5, 1989, “Geffen” label released “Passion”, the eight Peter Gabriel album. It was recorded 1988 – 1989, and was produced by Peter Gabriel. “Passion” was originally composed as the soundtrack for the movie “The Last Temptation of Christ”, but after the movie’s release Gabriel worked additionally on the music and released it as full-fledged album instead of a movie soundtrack.  In 1990, the album won “Grammy Award” for “Best New Age Album”.


  • Manny Elias– octabans, surdo, skins
  • Hossam Ramzy– finger cymbals, tabla, dufs
  • Peter Gabriel– synthesizers, shakers, skins, surdo, flute samples, flute, voices, bass, percussion, flute whistle, Prophet 5, piano, Akai S900, Audioframe, fairlight, surdo, emulator, contrabass
  • David Bottrill – drone mix
  • David Rhodes– guitars
  • Shankar– double violin
  • Vatche Housepian– Armenian doudouk
  • Antranik Askarian – Armenian doudouk
  • Massamba Diop – talking drum
  • Mustafa Abdel Aziz – arghuldrone
  • Baaba Maal– vocals
  • Fatala – percussion, African percussion
  • Mahmoud Tabrizi Zadeh – kementché
  • Doudou N’Diaye Rose– percussion loop
  • Youssou N’Dour– voice
  • David Sancious– backing vocals, Akai S900, synthesizer arrangement, Hammond organ
  • Hossam Ramzy – tambourines, dufs, tabla, finger cymbals, triangle, surdo, mazhar
  • Nathan East– bass
  • Bill Cobham– drums, percussion, tambourine
  • Kudsi Erguner– ney flute
  • Robin Canter – oboe, cor Anglais
  • Manu Katché– percussion
  • Djalma Correa – Brazilian percussion
  • Jon Hassell– trumpet
  • Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan– Qawwali voice
  • Julian Wilkins – choirboy
  • Richard Evans – choir recording, tin whistle
  • Musicians Du Nil – arghul
  • David Bottrill – lead tambourine
  • Hossam Ramzy – surdo, tabla
  • Said Mohammad Aly – percussion loop
  • David Bottrill – tambourine, distorted slide

Track listing:

  1. The Feeling Begins
  2. Gethsemane
  3. Of These Hope
  4. LazarusRaised
  5. Of These, Hope – Reprise
  6. In Doubt
  7. A Different Drum
  8. Zaar
  9. Troubled
  10. Open
  11. Before Night Falls
  12. With This Love
  13. Sandstorm
  14. Stigmata
  15. Passion
  16. With This Love (Choir)
  17. Wall of Breath
  18. The Promise of Shadows
  19. Disturbed
  20. It Is Accomplished
  21. Bread and Wine


On June 2, 1978.


On June 2, 1978, “Charisma” label released the second self-titled album by Peter Gabriel. It was recorded November 1977 – February 1978, at “Relight Studios” in Hilvarenbeek, The Netherlands, and was produced by Robert Fripp. The album cover was by Hipgnosis.


  • Peter Gabriel– vocals, organ, piano, synthesizer
  • Robert Fripp– electric guitar, acoustic guitar, Frippertronics
  • Sid McGinnis– electric guitar, acoustic guitar, steel guitar, mandolin, backing vocals
  • Larry Fast– synthesizer and treatments
  • Bayete– keyboards
  • Roy Bittan– keyboards
  • Tony Levin– bass guitar, Chapman stick, string bass, recorder arrangements, backing vocals
  • Jerry Marotta– drums, backing vocals
  • Tim Capello– saxophone
  • George Marge –recorders
  • John Tims – insects

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Gabriel, except where noted.

  1. On the Air
  2. I.Y.
  3. Mother of Violence – Peter Gabriel, Jill Gabriel
  4. A Wonderful Day in a One-Way World
  5. White Shadow
  6. Indigo
  7. Animal Magic
  8. Exposure – Peter Gabriel, Robert Fripp
  9. Flotsam and Jetsam
  10. Perspective
  11. Home Sweet Home