Tag Archives: Randy Brecker

On June 30, 1979.

On June 30, 1979, “Elektra” label released “Spy”, the eight Carly Simon studio album. It was recorded December 1978 – April 1979, at “Atlantic Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Arif Mardin.

Personnel:

  • Carly Simon – lead and backing vocals, acoustic piano
  • Ian McLagan– acoustic piano
  • Don Grolnick– acoustic piano, clavinet
  • Warren Bernhardt– keyboards, acoustic piano, electric piano
  • Richard Tee– clavinet, electric piano
  • Ken Bichel– Polymoog, synthesizer
  • Cliff Carter – synthesizer
  • Billy Mernit – acoustic piano
  • Joe Caro – acoustic and electric guitar
  • John Hall – electric guitar
  • David Spinozza– acoustic and electric guitar
  • Frank Carillo– guitar
  • Tony Levin– bass
  • Will Lee– bass
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Rick Marotta– drums
  • Errol “Crusher” Bennett – percussion, congas
  • Raphael Cruz – cowbell, congas, percussion
  • Mike Mainieri– vibraphone
  • David Sanborn– alto saxophone
  • Michael Brecker– tenor saxophone, tenor sax solo
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Peter Ballin – alto saxophone
  • Lew Del Gatto – baritone saxophone
  • Tom Malone– trombone
  • Hubert Laws– flute
  • Arif Mardin– horn, string and choir arrangement
  • Gene Orloff– concertmaster
  • Tim Curry– backing vocals
  • Ullanda McCullough – backing vocals
  • James Taylor– backing vocals
  • Lucy Simon – backing vocals
  • Jonathan Abramowitz, Lamar Alsop, Julien Barber, Phil Bodner, James Buffington, Frederick Buldrini, Jean R. Dane, Eddie Daniels, Peter Dimitriades, Lewis Eley, Gerald Tarack, Paul Gershman, Ted Hoyle, Regis Iandiorio, Teddy Israel, Harold Kohon, Jesse Levy, Guy Lumia, Joseph Malin, Richard Maximoff, Kermit Moore, Eugene J. Moye, Gene Orloff, Tony Posk, Alan Shulmanand Mitsue Takayama – strings
  • Lew Hahn – recording, mixing
  • Mike O’Malley – assistant engineer
  • George Piros – mastering
  • Robert Heimall – art direction, design
  • Pam Frank – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Carly Simon, except where noted.

  1. Vengeance
  2. Just Like You Do
  3. We’re So Close
  4. Coming to Get You
  5. Never Been Gone – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman
  6. Pure Sin – Carly Simon, Frank Carillo
  7. Love You By Heart – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman, Libby Titus
  8. Spy – Carly Simon, James Taylor, Arif Mardin
  9. Memorial Day

On June 9, 1997.

On June 9, 1977, “Atlantic” label released “Monkey Island”, the seventh J. Geils Band album. It was recorded in 1977, and was produced by Peter Wolf, J. Geils, Magic Dick, Seth Justan, Danny Klein and Stephen Bladd.

Personnel:

  • Peter Wolf- lead vocals
  • Geils- guitar
  • Magic Dick- harmonica
  • Seth Justman- keyboards
  • Danny Klein- bass
  • Stephen Bladd – drums
  • Michelle Cobbs – background vocals
  • Evette Benton – background vocals
  • Cissy Houston- background vocals
  • Barbara Ingram- background vocals
  • Theresa Reed – background vocals
  • Diane Sumler – background vocals
  • Harriet Tharpe – background vocals
  • Luther Vandross- background vocals
  • Michael Brecker- tenor saxophone
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Ronnie Cuber– saxophone
  • Lew Del Gatto – saxophone
  • Arif Mardin- strings conductor
  • Alan Rubin– trumpet
  • Lew Soloff– trumpet
  • Frank Vicari– saxophone
  • David Thoener – engineer
  • Jay Krugman, Rod O’Brien, Corky Stasiak – assistant engineer
  • David Thoener – mixing
  • George Marino – remastering
  • Peter Corriston – design
  • Alen MacWeeney – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Wolf and Seth Justman except where noted.

  1. Surrender
  2. You’re the Only One
  3. I Do – Melvin Mason, Johnny Paden, Frank Paden, Alfred Smith, Willie Stephenson
  4. Somebody
  5. I’m Falling
  6. Monkey Island
  7. I’m Not Rough
  8. So Good
  9. Wreckage

 

On June 1, 2010.

On June 1, 2010, “Heads Up” label released “Now Is the Time”, the sixth Jeff Lorber Fusion album. It was recorded in 2010, and was produced by Jeff Lorber, Bobby Colomby and Jimmy Haslip.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Lorber– guitar, keyboards, synthesizer bass
  • Jimmy Haslip– bass, percussion, producer
  • Paul Jackson, Jr.– guitar
  • Larry Koonse – guitar
  • Tony Maiden – guitar
  • Lil’ John Roberts – drums
  • Vinnie Colaiuta- drums
  • Dave Weckl– drums
  • IreneB – vocals
  • Frankie Biggz– backing vocals
  • Jimmy Branly – drums, percussion
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • Eric Marienthal– alto sax, tenor sax, soprano sax
  • Randy Brecker– flugelhorn
  • Steve Jankowski – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Teddy Mulet – trumpet
  • Tom Timko – flute, saxophone
  • Jens Wendelboe – trombone
  • Chris Bellman – mastering
  • Ada Rovatti – engineer
  • Allen Sides – mixing
  • Derek Jones – tracking engineer
  • Lori Stoll – photography
  • Janet Wolsborn – package design

Track listing:

  1. Rain Dance/Wanna Fly – Irene Bauza, Frankie Biggz, Jeff Lorber
  2. Moy – Bobby Colomby, Steve Dubin, Jeff Lorber
  3. Pixel – Bobby Colomby, Jimmy Haslip, Jeff Lorber
  4. Sugar Free – Irene Bauza, Frankie Biggz, Jeff Lorber
  5. Mysterious Traveller – Wayne Shorter
  6. Curtains/Before We Go – Irene Bauza, Frankie Biggz, Jeff Lorber
  7. Black Ice – Jeff Lorber
  8. Las Rosas – Bobby Colomby, Jeff Lorber
  9. Chinese Medicinal Herbs – Jeff Lorber
  10. Water Sign – Irene Bauza, Frankie Biggz, Jeff Lorber
  11. Sumatra – Jeff Lorber

On April 22, 2003.

On April 22, 2003, “ESC Records” label released “34th N Lex”, the eight Randy Brecker album. It was recorded May – September 2002, and was produced by George Whitty.

Personnel:

  • Randy Brecker– trumpet, arranger, flugelhorn, producer, engineer, horn arrangements, pre-programming
  • Michael Brecker– tenor saxophone
  • David Sanborn– alto saxophone
  • Ada Rovatti – tenor saxophone
  • Ronnie Cuber– baritone saxophone
  • Michael Davis– trombone
  • Fred Wesley– trombone
  • Chris Minh Doky– bass, electric bass, engineer, acoustic bass
  • Gary Haase – bass, guitar, arranger, drums, keyboards, programming, sound effects, producer, engineer, drum programming, percussion programming, vocal effect
  • George Whitty– bass, piano, arranger, keyboards, programming, engineer, drum programming, mixing, percussion programming, effects, effects programming
  • Chris Taylor – guitar
  • Adam Rogers– guitar, engineer
  • Clarence Penn – drums
  • Zach Danziger – drum programming
  • Phoenix – vocals
  • Joachim Becker – executive producer
  • Dae Bennett – engineer
  • Phil Pagano – engineer
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • Francois Zalacain – release production

 Track listing:

All tracks by Randy Brecker, except where noted.

  1. 34th N Lex
  2. Streeange
  3. Shanghigh
  4. All 4 Love – Randy Brecker, Gary Haase, J. Phoenix
  5. Let If Go
  6. Foregone Conclusion – Randy Brecker, Henderson
  7. Hula Dula
  8. The Fisherman – Randy Brecker, Leo Kottke
  9. Give It Up
  10. Tokyo Freddie
  11. The Castle Rocks

On April 3, 2007.

On April 3, 2007, “Blue Note” label released “He Had a Hat”, the twelve Jeff Lorber album. It was recorded 2006 – 2007 and was produced by Bobby Colomby.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Lorber– piano, keyboards
  • Eric Benet– vocals
  • Paula Cole– vocals
  • Hubert Laws– flute
  • Gerald Albright – alto saxophone
  • Bob Sheppard– tenor saxophone
  • Kirk Whalum– tenor saxophone
  • Ada Rovatti– tenor saxophone
  • Tom Timko– tenor saxophone
  • Blood, Sweat & Tears– horns
  • Steve Jankowski– trumpet
  • Hernan Mulet– trumpet
  • Jens Wendelboe– bass and tenor trombone
  • The Lair Studio Brass Ensemble
  • The Krim Symphonic Orchestra– Orchestrated by Jeremy Lubbock
  • Chris Botti– trumpet
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet, horn arrangement
  • Jacques Voyemant– trombone
  • Tom Scott– horns, horn arrangement
  • Paul Jackson Jr.– guitar
  • Paul Brown– guitar
  • Russell Malone– guitar
  • Brian Bromberg– bass
  • Alex Al– bass
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • Abe Laboriel Jr.– drums
  • Dave Weckl– drums
  • Vinnie Colaiuta– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Jeff Lorber, except where noted.

  1. Anthem For a New America
  2. He Had a Hat
  3. Grandma’s Hands  – Bill Withers
  4. Surreptitious
  5. All Most Blues
  6. Orchid
  7. BC Bop
  8. The Other Side of the Heart
  9. Hudson
  10. Super Fusion Unit
  11. Eye Tunes
  12. Requiem For Gandalf
  13. Burn Brightly
  14. Deep Night – bonus track

On March 25, 2008.

On March 25, 2008, at “Half Note” label released “The Delirium Blues Project: Serve or Suffer”, first album released by joint leadership of Roseanna Vitro and Kenny Werner. It was recorded in August 2007, at “Blue Note” in New York City, and was produced by Jeffrey Levenson.

Personnel:

  • Roseanna Vitro– vocals, arrangements
  • Kenny Werner– keyboards, arrangements
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • James Carter– tenor saxophone
  • Ray Anderson– trombone
  • Geoff Countryman– baritone saxophone
  • Adam Rogers– guitar
  • John Pattitucci– acoustic and electric bass
  • Rocky Bryant – drums

Track listing:

  1. What Is Hip? – Emilio Castillo, John David Garibaldi, Stephen M. Kupka
  2. Goodnight Nelda Grebe, the Telephone Company Has Cut Us Off – Tracy Nelson
  3. Blue – Gildo Mahones, Jon Hendricks
  4. Be Cool – Joni Mitchell
  5. Half Moon – Janis Joplin
  6. In the Dark – Lillian “Lil” Green
  7. Cheater Man – Spooner Oldham, Dan Penn
  8. Everybody’s Cryin’ Mercy – Mose Allison
  9. Don’t Ever Let Nobody Drag Your Spirit Down – Eric Bibb, Maria Muldaur

On September 9, 2008.

On September 9, 2008, “Mama” label released “Randy in Brasil”, the twelfth Randy Brecker album. It was recorded November 16–24, 2006, at the “Banda Sonora Studios” in São Paulo, Brazil, and was produced by Ruriá Duprat.

Personnel:

  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Paulo Calazans – acoustic piano, keyboards
  • Teco Cardoso – soprano and alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, saxophone, G-flute, flute
  • Ruriá Duprat – vocals, keyboards, acoustic piano, Fender Rhodes, clavinet
  • Da Lua – percussion, timba
  • Sizao Machado – acoustic andelectric bass
  • André Mehmari– acoustic piano
  • João Parahyba – percussion, timba
  • Gilson Peranzzetta – acoustic piano
  • Edú Ribeiro – drums
  • Robertinho Silva– drums
  • Ricardo Silveira – acoustic andr electric guitar
  • Caito Marcondes – percussion
  • Rogério Duprat– acoustic bass
  • Rubinho Ribeiro – vocals
  • Ruriá Duprat – arranger

Track listing:

  1. Pedro Brasil – Djavan
  2. Ilê Ayê – Gilberto Gil
  3. Guaruja – Randy Brecker
  4. Me Leve – Djavan
  5. Malásia – Djavan
  6. Sambop – Randy Brecker
  7. Oriente – Gilberto Gil
  8. Maçã – Djavan
  9. Olhos Puxados – João Bosco
  10. Rebento – Gilberto Gil
  11. Fazendo Hora – Gilson Peranzzetta
  12. Aiaiai – Ivan Lins

On August 6, 1976.

On August 6, 1976, “CTI” label released “End of a Rainbow”, the debut Patti Austin album. It was recorded April – June 1976, at  “Mediasound Studios” in New York City, “Van Gelder Studios” in Englewood, New Jersey, and was produced by Creed Taylor.

Personnel:

  • Patti Austin– vocals
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Michael Brecker, Joe Farrell– tenor saxophone
  • Ronnie Cuber– baritone saxophone
  • Richard Tee– clavinet
  • Michael Abene – piano
  • Barry Miles– synthesizer
  • Eric Gale, Steve Khan– guitar
  • Jeff Berlin, Will Lee, Chuck Rainey– bass guitar
  • Steve Gadd, Andy Newmark– drums
  • Ralph MacDonald– percussion
  • Vivian Cherry, Frank Floyd, Gwen Guthrie, Zachary Sanders – background vocals
  • Harry Cykman, Max Ellen, Barry Finclair, Paul Gershman, Harry Glickman, Emanuel Green, Harold Kohon, Harry Lookofsky, Guy Lumia, Joe Malin, David Nadien, Max Pollikoff, Matthew Raimondi, Richard Sortomme – violin
  • Al Brown, Ted Israel, Manny Vardi– viola
  • Charles McCracken, Alan Shulman– cello
  • Chuck Israels– arco bass
  • Gloria Agostini – harp
  • David Matthews– arranger
  • Bob James- conductor

Track listing:

All tracks by Patti Austin except where noted

  1. Say You Love Me
  2. In My Life
  3. You Don’t Have To Say You’re Sorry
  4. More Today Than Yesterday – Pat Upton
  5. Give It Time
  6. There Is No Time
  7. What’s at the End of a Rainbow
  8. This Side of Heaven
  9. Sweet Sadie the Savior

On April 7, 1992.

On April 7, 1992, “Blue Note” label released “Grace Under Pressure”, the 17th John Scofield album. It was recorded in December 1991, at “The Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Steve Swallow.

Personnel:

  • John Scofield – electric guitar
  • Bill Frisell – electric andacoustic guitars
  • Charlie Haden- bass
  • Joey Baron- drums
  • Randy Brecker- flugelhorn
  • Jim Pugh- trombone
  • John Clark- French horn

Track listing:

All tracks by John Scofield

  1. You Bet
  2. Grace Under Pressure
  3. Honest I Do
  4. Scenes from a Marriage
  5. Twang
  6. Pat Me
  7. Pretty Out
  8. Bill Me
  9. Same Axe
  10. Unique New York

 

On March 24, 2017.

On March 24, 2017, “Concord” label released “Dance of Time”, the 25th Eliane Elias album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Dissenso Studio & NaCena Studios” in São Paulo, Brazil, and was produced by Marc Johnson, Steve Rodby and Eliane Elias. At the 18th “Annual Latin Grammy Awards”, “Dance of Time” received the Latin Grammy for “Best Latin Jazz Album”.

Personnel:

  • Eliane Elias– vocals, piano
  • Randy Brecker– flugelhorn
  • Amilton Godoy– piano
  • Mike Mainieri– vibraphone
  • João Bosco– guitar, vocals
  • Conrado Goys – electric guitar
  • Marcus Teixeira – acoustic guitar
  • Toquinho– guitar, vocals
  • Marcelo Mariano – bass guitar
  • Celso de Almeida – drums
  • Edú Ribeiro – drums
  • Gustavo Di Dalva – percussion
  • Marivaldo Dos Santos – percussion
  • Mark Kibble – background vocals
  • Paul Blakemore – mastering
  • Rodrigo de Castro Lopes – engineer
  • Chris Dunn – A&R
  • Mary Hogan – A&R
  • Pete Karam – mixing
  • Bryan Pugh – vocal engineer
  • Philppe Salomon – photography
  • Carrie Smith – package design
  • Bob Wolfenson – photography

Track listing:

  1. O Pato – Jayme Silva, Neuza Teixeira
  2. You’re Getting to Be a Habit with Me – Al Dubin, Harry Warren
  3. Copacabana – João de Barro, Albert Ribiero
  4. Coisa Feita – Aldir Blanc, João Bosco, Paulo Emilio
  5. By Hand (Em Mãos) – Eliane Elias
  6. Sambou Sambou – João Donato
  7. By Hand (Em Mãos) – Eliane Elias
  8. Sambou Sambou – João Donato
  9. Little Paradise – Eliane Elias
  10. Speak Low – Ogden Nash, Kurt Weill
  11. Samba de Orly – Chico Buarque, Vinícius de Moraes, Toquinho
  12. Na Batucada Da Vida – Ary Barroso, Luiz Peixoto
  13. An Up Dawn – Eliane Elias
  14. Not to Cry (Pra Não Chorar) – Eliane Elias, Toquinho