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Oliver Nelson: The Sound of Feeling

In November 1968, “Verve” label released “The Sound of Feeling” (Leonard Feather Presents the Sound of Feeling and The Sound of Oliver Nelson), the 19th Oliver Nelson album.It was recorded in November 1967, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs and in Los Angeles, and was produced by Creed Taylor and Jesse Kaye.

Personnel:

The Sound of Feeling(tracks 1-5)

  • Oliver Nelson – soprano saxophone
  • Alyce Andrece, Rhae Andrece – vocals
  • Gary David – vocals, piano, marxophone, arranger
  • Chuck Domanico, Ray Neapolitan – bass
  • Dick Wilson – drums

The Oliver Nelson Orchestra (tracks 6-9)

  • Oliver Nelson – arranger, conductor
  • Al Dailey, Hank Jones – piano
  • Eric Gale – guitar
  • Ron Carter – bass
  • Grady Tate – drums
  • Phil Kraus, Bobby Rosengarden – mallets, additional percussion
  • Jerome Richardson – soprano saxophone
  • Jerry Dodgion, Phil Woods – clarinets, alto saxophones
  • Jerome Richardson, Zoot Sims – tenor saxophones
  • Danny Bank – baritone saxophone
  • Burt Collins, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Joe Wilder, Snooky Young, Nat Adderley – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Nat Adderley – cornet
  • Jimmy Cleveland, J. J. Johnson – additional trombones
  • Bob Brookmeyer – valve trombone
  • Tony Studd – bass trombone
  • Jerry Dodgion, Jerome Richardson – flutes

Track listing:

  1. My Favorite Things – Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II
  2. Waltz Without Words – Gary David
  3. Who Knows What Love Is? – Gary David
  4. Phrases – Alyce Andrece, Rhae Andrece
  5. Circe Revisited – Gary David, Bob Fylling
  6. Ricardo’s Dilemma – Roy Ayers
  7. Patterns for Orchestra – Oliver Nelson
  8. The Sidewalks of New York – Charles B. Lawlor, James W. Blake
  9. Greensleeves – traditional

Nina Simone: Broadway – Blues Ballads

In November 1964, “Philips” label released “Broadway-Blues-Ballads”, the eleventh Nina Simone album. It was recorded in 1964, in New York City, and was produced by Hal Mooney.

Personnel:

  • Nina Simone – vocals, piano, arranger
  • Bobby Hamilton – drums
  • Lisle Atkinson – percussion
  • Rudy Stevenson – flute
  • Horace Ott – arranger, conductor
  • Hal Mooney – arranger, conductor

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood – Bennie Benjamin, Gloria Caldwell, Sol Marcus
  2. Night Song – Lee Adams, Charles Strouse
  3. The Laziest Gal in Town – Cole Porter
  4. Something Wonderful – Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers
  5. Don’t Take All Night – Bennie Benjamin, Sol Marcus
  6. Nobody – Alex Rogers, Bert Williams
  7. I Am Blessed – Bennie Benjamin, Sol Marcus
  8. Of This I’m Sure – Bennie Benjamin, Sol Marcus
  9. See-Line Woman – traditional, George Bass, Nina Simone
  10. Our Love (Will See Us Through) – Bennie Benjamin, Sol Marcus
  11. How Can I? – Bennie Benjamin, Sol Marcus
  12. The Last Rose of Summer – Thomas Moore, Richard Alfred Milliken, Nina Simone

Chrissie Hynde: Valve Bone Woe

On September 6, 2019, “BMG Rights Management” label released “Valve Bone Woe”, the second Chrissie Hynde studio album. It was recorded in 2019, and was produced by Marius DeVries and Eldad Guetta.

Personnel:

  • Chrissie Hynde – vocals
  • James Walbourne – guitars
  • Peter Roth – nylon string guitar
  • Marcel Camargo – nylon string guitar
  • Eldad Guetta – keyboards, guitars, trumpet, bass, percussion
  • David Hartley – piano, Rhodes
  • Marius de Vries – synths, piano
  • Matt Robertson – additional keyboards
  • Liran Doran – bass
  • Tal Wilkenfeld – bass
  • Ian Thomas – drums
  • The Valve Bone Woe Orchestra

Track listing:

  1. How Glad I Am – Larry Harrison, Jimmy Williams
  2. Caroline, No – Tony Asher, Brian Wilson
  3. I’m a Fool to Want You – Joel Herron, Frank Sinatra, Jack Wolf
  4. I Get Along Without You Very Well – Hoagy Carmichael
  5. Meditation on a Pair of Wire Cutters – Charles Mingus
  6. Once I Loved – Norman Gimbel, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes
  7. Wild Is the Wind – Dimitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington
  8. You Don’t Know What Love Is – Gene de Paul, Don Raye
  9. River Man – Nick Drake
  10. Absent Minded Me – Bob Merrill, Jule Styne
  11. Naima – John Coltrane
  12. Hello, Young Lovers – Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers
  13. No Return – Ray Davies
  14. Que reste-l-il de nos amours – Charles Trenet

Carly Simon: Moonlight Serenade

On July 19, 2005, “Columbia” label released “Moonlight Serenade”, the fourth Carly Simon album of standards (19th album overall). It was recorded 2004 – 2005, at “Fox Force Five” in Hollywood, “Reagan’s Garage” and “Westlake Recorders” in Los Angeles, “The Cutting Room” in New York City, and was produced by Richard Perry.

Personnel:

  • Carly Simon – vocals
  • Vin D’Onofrio – guitars, guitar solo
  • Michael Thompson – acoustic piano, synth strings, arrangements, additional synthesizers, synth vibraphone, Fender Rhodes
  • Jim Cox – acoustic piano
  • Andy Chukerman – synth strings, additional synthesizers, arrangements
  • Alex Navarro – synth strings, additional synthesizers
  • Chris Golden – bass
  • John Ferraro – drums
  • Sammy Merendino – drum programming, percussion
  • Doug Webb – saxophone, clarinet, sax solo, clarinet solo, “stritch” sax solo, flute, arrangements
  • Tom Evans – sax
  • Lee Thornburg – trombone, trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Larry Lunetta – trumpet
  • William Galison – harmonica
  • Sam Fischer, Samuel Formicola, Alyssa Park, Mark Robertson and Shalini Vijayan – violin
  • Danny Seidenberg – viola
  • Victor Lawrence – cello
  • Richard Perry – arrangements
  • Lauren Wild – arrangements
  • Michael Thompson – arrangements
  • Alex Navarro – arrangements
  • Bobby Ginsburg – recording, mixing
  • Carter William Humphrey – recording
  • Dylan Margerum – recording
  • Marcos González – additional engineering, Pro Tools technician
  • Jimmy Paar – additional engineering, Pro Tools technician
  • Jeff Phurrough – additional engineering, Pro Tools technician
  • Nick Sample – additional engineering, Pro Tools technician
  • Phil Carbo – engineer assistant
  • Anthony Gallo – engineer assistant
  • Cesar Ramirez – engineer assistant
  • Robert Hadley – mastering
  • Lauren Dooreck Camara – art direction, design
  • Ben McCarthy – production coordinator
  • Shauna Krikorian – production assistant
  • Bob Gothard – photography
  • Lauren Wild – associate producer

Track listing:

  1. Moonlight Serenade – Glenn Miller, Mitchell Parish
  2. I’ve Got You Under My Skin – Cole Porter
  3. I Only Have Eyes for You – Al Dubin, Harry Warren
  4. Moonglow – Eddie DeLange, Will Hudson, Irving Mills
  5. Alone Together – Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz
  6. In the Still of the Night – Cole Porter
  7. The More I See You – Mack Gordon, Harry Warren
  8.  Where or When – Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers
  9. My One and Only Love – Robert Mellin, Guy Wood
  10. All the Things You Are – Frank Loesser, Hoagy Carmichael
  11. How Long Has This Been Going On? – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin

Billie Holiday: Lady in Satin

In June 1958, “Columbia” label released “Lady in Satin”, the eleventh Billie Holiday album. It was the final album completed by Holiday and last released in her lifetime. The album was recorded in February 1959, at “Columbia 30th Street Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Irving Townsend.

Personnel:

  • Billie Holiday – lead vocals
  • Mal Waldron – piano
  • Barry Galbraith – guitar
  • Milt Hinton – double bass
  • Osie Johnson – drums
  • Danny Bank – flute
  • Phil Bodner – flute
  • Romeo Penque – flute
  • Tom Parshley – flute
  • Mel Davis – trumpet 
  • Billy Butterfield – trumpet
  • Jimmy Ochner – trumpet
  • Bernie Glow – trumpet
  • J.J. Johnson – trombone 
  • Urbie Green – trombone
  • Jack Green – trombone
  • Tommy Mitchell – bass trombone
  • Ray Ellis – conductor
  • Claus Ogerman – arranger
  • George Ockner – violin, concertmaster
  • Emmanual Green – violin
  • Harry Hoffman – violin
  • Harry Katzmann – violin
  • Leo Kruczek – violin
  • Milton Lomask – violin
  • Harry Meinikoff – violin
  • David Newman – violin
  • Samuel Rand – violin
  • David Sarcer – violin
  • Sid Brecher – viola
  • Richard Dichler – viola
  • David Soyer – cello
  • Maurice Brown – cello
  • Janet Putman – harp
  • Elise Bretton – backing vocals
  • Miriam Workman – backing vocals
  • Fred Plaut – engineer

Track listing:

  1.  I’m a Fool to Want You – Frank Sinatra, Joel Herron, Jack Wolf
  2. For Heaven’s Sake -Elise Bretton, Sherman Edwards, Donald Meyer
  3. You Don’t Know What Love Is – Gene DePaul, Don Raye
  4. I Get Along Without You Very Well – Hoagy Carmichael
  5. For All We Know – J. Fred Coots, Sam M. Lewis
  6. Violets for Your Furs – Tom Adair, Matt Dennis
  7. You’ve Changed – Bill Carey, Carl T. Fischer
  8. It’s Easy to Remember – Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers
  9. But Beautiful – lyrics by Johnny Burke, music by Jimmy Van Heusen
  10. Glad to Be Unhappy – Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers
  11. I’ll Be Around – Alec Wilder
  12. The End of a Love Affair – Edward Redding

Sonny Clark: Sonny Clark Trio

In May 1958, “Blue Note” label released “Sonny Clark Trio”, the fourth Sonny Clark album. It was recorded in October 1957, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Sonny Clark – piano
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Philly Joe Jones – drums
  • Rudy Van Gelder – engineer
  • Reid Miles – design
  • Francis Wolff – photography

Track listing:

  1. Be-Bop – Dizzy Gillespie
  2. I Didn’t Know What Time It Was – Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart
  3. Two Bass Hit – Dizzy Gillespie, John Lewis
  4. Tadd’s Delight – Tadd Dameron
  5. Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise – Oscar Hammerstein II, Sigmund Romberg
  6. I’ll Remember April – Gene DePaul, Patricia Johnston, Don Raye

Jane Ira Bloom: Like Silver, Like Song

On April 15, 2005, “Artistshare” label released “Like Silver, Like Song”, the eleventh Jane Ira Bloom album. It was recorded in July 2004, in “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Jane Ira Bloom.

Personnel:

  • Jane Ira Bloom – soprano saxophone
  • Jamie Saft – keyboards
  • Mark Dresser – bass
  • Bobby Previte – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Jane Ira Bloom except where noted.

  1. Dreaming in the Present Tense
  2. Unconscious Forces
  3. Singing in Stripes
  4. Altair 4 – Jane Ira Bloom, Jamie Saft
  5. Vanishing Hat
  6. White Light
  7. No Orchestra
  8. Magnetic
  9. In an Instant
  10. Mercury
  11. Night Skywriting
  12. Dark Knowledge
  13. I Have Dreamed – Oscar Hammerstein, Richard Rodgers

Sonny Clark: Sonny’s Crib

In March 1958, “Blue Note” label released “Sonny’s Crib”, the third Sonny Clark album. It was recorded in September 1957, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Sonny Clark – piano
  • Donald Byrd – trumpet
  • Curtis Fuller – trombone
  • John Coltrane – tenor saxophone
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Art Taylor – drums
  • Rudy Van Gelder – engineer
  • Reid Miles – design
  • Francis Wolff – photography

 Track listing:

  1. With a Song in My Heart – Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart
  2. Speak Low – Kurt Weill, Ogden Nash
  3. Come Rain or Come Shine – Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer
  4. Sonny’s Crib – Sonny Clark
  5. News for Lulu – Sonny Clark

The Miles Davis Quintet: Relaxin’ With

In March 1958, “Prestige” label released “Relaxin’ with the Miles Davis Quintet”, the 24th Miles Davis album. It was recorded in October 1956, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • Miles Davis – trumpet
  • John Coltrane – tenor saxophone
  • Red Garland – piano
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Philly Joe Jones – drums

Track listing:

  1. If I Were a Bell – Frank Loesser
  2. You’re My Everything – Harry Warren
  3. I Could Write a Book – Richard Rodgers
  4. Oleo – Sonny Rollins
  5. It Could Happen to You – Jimmy Van Heusen
  6. Woody ’n’ You – Dizzy Gillespie

Jane Ira Bloom: Sometimes the Magic

On March 6, 2001, “Arabesque” label released “Sometimes the Magic”, the ninth Jane Ira Bloom album. It was recorded June – July 2000, at “Current Sound” in New York City, and was produced by Jane Ira Bloom.

Personnel:

  • Jane Ira Bloom – soprano saxophone, live electronics
  • Vincent Bourgeyx – piano
  • Mark Dresser – double bass
  • Bobby Previte – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Jane Ira Bloom except where noted

  1. Denver Snap
  2. Now You See It
  3. Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered – Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart
  4. Blue Poles
  5. Pacific
  6. Truth in Timbre
  7. Without Words
  8. In Everything
  9. Varo
  10. Many Landscapes
  11. How Are Things in Glocca Morra? – Burton Lane, Yip Harburg