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In February 1969.

In February 1969, “Blue Note” label released “Total Eclipse”, the eight Bobby Hutcherson album. It was recorded in July 1968, at “Plaza Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Duke Pearson and Francis Wolff.

Personnel:

  • Bobby Hutcherson – vibraphone
  • Harold Land – tenor saxophone, flute
  • Chick Corea – piano
  • Reggie Johnson – bass
  • Joe Chambers – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Hutcherson except where noted.

  1. Herzog
  2. Total Eclipse
  3. Matrix – Chick Corea
  4. Same Shame
  5. Pompeian

In December 1967.

In December 1967, “Milestone” label released “Got to Get It!” the 17th Bobby Timmons album. It was recorded November – December 1967, at “Plaza Sound Studios” in New York City.

Personnel:

  • Bobby Timmons – piano
  • Jimmy Owens – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Hubert Laws – flute
  • Joe Farrell, James Moody – flute, tenor saxophone
  • George Barrow – baritone saxophone
  • Joe Beck, Howard Collins, Eric Gale – guitar
  • Ron Carter – bass
  • Jimmy Cobb, Billy Higgins – drums
  • Tom McIntosh – arranger, conductor
  • Unidentified vocals

Track listing:

All compositions by Bobby Timmons except as indicated

  1. If You Ain’t Got It (I Got to Get It Somewhere) – Tom McIntosh
  2. Up, Up and Away – Jimmy Webb
  3. Travelin’ Light – Jimmy Mundy, Trummy Young, Johnny Mercer
  4. Come Sunday – Duke Ellington
  5. One Down
  6. So Tired
  7. Here’s That Rainy Day – Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen
  8. Straight No Chaser – Thelonious Monk
  9. Booker’s Bossa – Walter Booker, Cedar Walton

In December 1960.

In December 1960, “Jazzland” label released “Breezing”, the third Sonny Red album. It was recorded in November 1960, at “Plaza Sound Studios” in New York City.

Personnel:

  • Sonny Red – alto saxophone
  • Blue Mitchell – trumpet 
  • Yusef Lateef – tenor saxophone
  • Barry Harris – piano
  • Bob Cranshaw – bass
  • Albert Heath – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Sonny Red except where noted.

  1. Brother B
  2. All I Do Is Dream of You – Arthur Freed, Nacio Herb Brown
  3. The New Blues
  4. Ditty
  5. Teef
  6. Breezing
  7. A Handful of Stars – Ted Shapiro, Jack Lawrence
  8. If There Is Someone Lovelier Than You – Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz

In February 1963.

In February 1963, “Riverside” label released “Caravan”, album by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers. It was recorded October 23-24, 1962, at “Plaza Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Art Blakey- drums
  • Freddie Hubbard- trumpet
  • Curtis Fuller- trombone
  • Wayne Shorter- tenor saxophone
  • Cedar Walton- piano
  • Reggie Workman- bass

Track listing:

  1. Caravan – Juan Tizol
  2. Sweet ‘n’ Sour – Wayne Shorter
  3. In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning – Mann, Hilliard
  4. This Is for Albert – Wayne Shorter
  5. Skylark – Carmichael, Mercer
  6. Thermo – Freddie Hubbard

In December 1976.

blondie

In December 1976, “Private Stock” label released the debut, self-titled Blondie album. It was recorded August – September 1976, at “Plaza Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Richard Gottehrer and Craig Leon.

Personnel:

  • Debbie Harry– vocals
  • Chris Stein– guitar, bass guitar
  • Gary Valentine– bass guitar, guitar
  • Jimmy Destri– Farfisa organ, grand piano, RMI piano, Roland synthesizer
  • Clem Burke– drums
  • Ellie Greenwich– backing vocals
  • Micki Harris – backing vocals
  • Hilda Harris – backing vocals
  • Rob Freeman – engineer
  • Don Hunerberg – assistant engineer
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • David Perl – art direction, design
  • Shig Ikeida – photography

Track listing:

  1. X Offender – Deborah Harry, Gary Valentine
  2. Little Girl Lies – Deborah Harry
  3. In the Flesh – Deborah Harry, Chris Stein
  4. Look Good in Blue – Jimmy Destri
  5. In the Sun – Chris Stein
  6. A Shark in Jets Clothing – Jimmy Destri
  7. Man Overboard – Deborah Harry, Chris Stein
  8. Rip Her to Shreds – Deborah Harry, Chris Stein
  9. Rifle Range – Chris Stein, Ronnie Toast
  10. Kung Fu Girls – Deborah Harry, Gary Valentine, Jimmy Destri
  11. The Attack of the Giant Ants – Chris Stein