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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
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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

 

On January 30, 1976.

On January 30, 1976, “Warner Bros” label released “Stretchin’ Out in Bootsy’s Rubber Band”, the debut Bootsy’s Rubber Band album. It was recorded 1975 – 197, at “United Sound Systems” in Detroit, Michigan, and was produced by George Clinton and William “Bootsy” Colins.

Personnel:

  • William “Bootsy” Collins– vocals, bass, guitar, drums, cowbell
  • Phelps Collins– guitar
  • Garry Shider– guitar
  • Michael Hampton– guitar
  • Gary Cooper – vocals, drums, tambourine
  • Cordell Mosson– drums
  • Frank Waddy – drums
  • Fred Wesley– trombone
  • Maceo Parker– saxophone
  • Michael Brecker– saxophone
  • Rick Gardner – trumpet
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Bernie Worrell– keyboards; melodica
  • Sonny Talbert – keyboards
  • Frederick Allen – keyboards
  • Leslyn Bailey – vocals
  • Robert Johnson – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Stretchin’ Out (In a Rubber Band) – William Collins, George Clinton
  2. Psychoticbumpschool – William Collins, George Clinton, Bernard Worrell, Phelps Collins
  3. Another Point of View – William Collins, George Clinton, Phelps Collins
  4. I’d Rather Be With You – William Collins, George Clinton, Gary Cooper
  5. Love Vibes – William Collins, Leslyn Bailey
  6. Physical Love – William Collins, George Clinton, Gary Cooper, Garry Shider
  7. Vanish in Our Sleep – William Collins, George Clinton

 

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

On September 29, 1980.

On September 29, 1980, “MCA” label released “Carnaval”, the fourth Spyro Gyra album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Secret Sound Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Jay Beckenstein and Richard Calandra.

Personnel:

  • Jay Beckenstein – saxophones, piano
  • Tom Schuman, Jeremy Wall – keyboards
  • Dave Samuels – marimba, vibraphone
  • Chet Catallo, Hiram Bullock, Rick Strauss, John Tropea – guitar
  • Jim Kurzdorfer – bass
  • Eli Konikoff – drums
  • Gerardo Velez – percussion
  • Michael Brecker – flute
  • Randy Brecker – trumpet
  • Tom Malone – trombone, trumpet
  • Rob Mounsey – synthesizer
  • Will Lee – bass guitar
  • David Darling – cello
  • Steve Jordan – drums
  • Errol “Crusher” Bennett – percussion, congas
  • Steve Kroon, Richard Calandra – percussion
  • Jeremy Wall – assistant producer, conductor, horn arrangements, string arrangements
  • Tom Schuman – conductor, horn arrangements, string arrangements
  • Neil Dorfsman, Jack Malken – engineer
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Cafe Amore – Chet Catallo
  2. Dizzy – Tom Schuman, Eli Konikoff
  3. Awakening – Jeremy Wall
  4. Cachaca – Jay Beckenstein
  5. Fox Trot – Jay Beckenstein
  6. Sweet ‘n’ Savvy – Tom Schuman
  7. Bittersweet – Jay Beckenstein
  8. Carnaval – Jeremy Wall