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On November 8, 2011.

On November 8, 2011, “Mack Avenue” label released “Conversations with Christian”,  the tenth Christian McBride album. It was recorded in 2011, at “Avatar Studios”, and “MSR Studios” in New York City, “Chicago Recording Company” in Chicago, “LeGonks”  in Los Angeles, and was produced by Christian McBride.

Personnel:

  • Christian McBride – upright bass
  • Angélique Kidjo – vocal
  • Dee Dee Bridgewater – vocal
  • Sting – vocal
  • Gina Gershon – vocal
  • Hank Jones – piano
  • Roy Hargrove – trumpet
  • George Duke – keyboards
  • Regina Carter – violin
  • Ron Blake – saxophone
  • Chick Corea – piano
  • Billy Taylor – piano
  • Russell Malone – guitar
  • Randall Kennedy – creative directo
  • André Kimo – associate producer
  • Mat Lejeune – engineer
  • Fernando Lodeiro – assistant engineer
  • Anna Webber – photography

Track listing:

  1. Afrika – Jean Hébrail, Angélique Kidjo
  2. Fat Bach and Greens – Johann Sebastian Bach, traditional
  3. Consider Me Gone – Sting
  4. Guajeo y Tumbao – Eddie Palmieri
  5. Baubles, Bangles and Beads – George Forrest, Robert Wright
  6. Spiritual – Billy Taylor
  7. It’s Your Thing – O’Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley
  8. Alone Together – Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz
  9. McDukey Blues – Christian McBride
  10. Tango Improvisation #1 – Chick Corea, Christian McBride
  11. Sister Rosa – Christian McBride
  12. Shake ‘n Blake – Christian McBride
  13. Chitlins and Gefiltefish – Christian McBride
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On August 17, 1993.

On August 17, 1993, “Warner Bros” label released “Between the Sheets”, the second Fourplay studio album. It was recorded in 1993, and was produced by Nathan East, Harvey Mason, Lee Ritenour and Bob James.

Personnel:

  • Bob James – piano, keyboards, arranger, executive producer
  • Lee Ritenour – guitar
  • Nathan East – bass guitar
  • Harvey Mason – drums, programming
  • Chaka Khan– vocals
  • Phillip Bailey– vocals
  • Phil Perry– vocals
  • Dee Fredrix – vocals
  • Neal Avron – engineer
  • Marcel East – engineer
  • Mike Kloster – engineer
  • Mike Piersante – engineer
  • Don Murray – engineer, mixing
  • Robert Vosgien – editing, mastering
  • Wally Traugott – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Chat – Bob James
  2. Monterey – Lee Ritenour
  3. Between the Sheets – Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley, O’Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley, Chris Jasper
  4. Li’l Darlin – Neal Hefti
  5. Flying East – Marcel East, Nathan East
  6. Once in the A.M. – Lee Ritenour
  7. Gulliver – Bob James
  8. Amoroso – Harvey Mason
  9. A Summer Child – Harvey Mason
  10. Anthem – Harvey Mason
  11. Song for Somalia – Harvey Mason

 

 

 

On February 24, 2017.

On February 24, 2017, “Brainfeeder” label released “Drunk”, the third Thundercat studio album. It was recorded in 2016, and was produced by Flying Lotus, Sounwave and Thundercat.

Personnel:

  • Stephen “Thundercat” Bruner– vocals, bass, programming
  • Miguel Atwood-Ferguson– strings
  • Burris – synth-bass
  • Zane Carney – guitar
  • Louis Cole– drums, keyboards, programming, “basically everything”
  • Charles “Mono/Poly” Dickerson– keyboards, programming
  • Kevin “Daddy Kev” Moo– mastering
  • Steven “Flying Lotus” Ellison– mixing, synthesizer (track 15), programming
  • Taylor Graves – keyboards, programming
  • Dennis Hamm – keyboards , piano, synthesizers
  • Deantoni Parks– drums
  • Pharrell Williams– vocals
  • Mac Miller– vocals
  • Kendrick Lamar– vocals
  • Kenny Loggins– vocals
  • Cameron “Wiz Khalifa” Thomaz– vocals
  • Michael McDonald– vocals, keyboards
  • Kamasi Washington– saxophone
  • Harry Rabin – engineer
  • Zack Sekoff – programming

Track listing:

  1. Rabbot Ho – Stephen Bruner, Dennis Hamm
  2. Captain Stupido – Stephen Bruner
  3. Uh Uh – Stephen Bruner, Zack Sekoff
  4. Bush in These Streets – Stephen Bruner, Louis Cole
  5. A Fan’s Mail (Tron Song Suite II) – Stephen Bruner, Mark Spears
  6. Lava Lamp – Stephen Bruner, Mark Spears
  7. Jethro – Stephen Bruner, Steven Ellison
  8. Day & Night – Stephen Bruner, S. Burris
  9. Show the Day – Stephen Bruner, Michael McDonald, Kenny Logins
  10. Walk on By – Stephen Bruner, Kendrick Lamar
  11. Blackkk – Stephen Bruner, Mark Spears
  12. Tokyo – Stephen Brunner, Dennis Hamm
  13. Jameel’s Space Ride – Stephen Brunner, Louis Cole
  14. Friend Zone – Stephen Brunner, Charles Dickerson
  15. Them Changes – Stephen Brunner, Steven Ellison, Chris Jasper, Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley, O’Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley
  16. Where I’m Going – Stephen Brunner, Steven Ellison
  17. Drink Dat – Stephen Brunner, Cameron Thomaz, Taylor Graves
  18. Inferno – Stephen Brunner
  19. I Am Crazy – Stephen Bruner
  20. 3AM – Stephen Bruner, Steven Ellison
  21. Drunk – Stephen Bruner, Steven Ellison
  22. The Turn Down – Stephen Bruner, Pharrell Williams
  23. DUI – Stephen Bruner, Dennis Hamm

In August 1974.

In August 1974, “Atlantic” label released “AWB”, the second Average White Band studio album. It was recorded in 1974, at “Atlantic Recording Studios” in New York City and “Cand Criteria Sound Studios” in Miami, and was produced by Arif Mardin.

Personnel:

  • Alan Gorrie– lead and co-lead vocals, background vocals, bass, guitar
  • Hamish Stuart– lead and background vocals, guitar, bass
  • Roger Ball– keyboards, alto and baritone saxophones, horns arrangements
  • Molly Duncan– tenor saxophone
  • Onnie McIntyre – background vocals, guitar
  • Robbie McIntosh– drums, percussion
  • Ralph MacDonald– congas, percussion
  • Michael Brecker– tenor saxophone
  • Randy Brecker, Marvin Stamm, Mel Davis – trumpet
  • Glenn Ferris– trombone
  • Ken Bichel– mellotron
  • Gene Paul- mixing, engineering
  • Lewis Hahn, Karl Richardson, Steve Klein, Ron Albert, Howard Albert, Jimmy Douglass, Bobby Warner – engineering
  • Dennis King – masteringengineer
  • Arif Mardin– mixing
  • Alan Pariser – direction
  • Alan Gorrie – logo concept
  • Tim Bruckner – front cover drawing
  • Barry Feinstein- design, photography

Track listing:

  1. You Got It – Roger Ball, Hamish Stuart, Alan Gorrie
  2. Got the Love – Hamish Stuart, Roger Ball, Robbie McIntosh
  3. Pick Up the Pieces – Alan Gorrie, Hamish Stuart, Roger Ball, Molly Duncan, Onnie McIntyre, Robbie McIntosh, Ralph MacDonald
  4. Person to Person – Alan Gorrie, Hamish Stuart, Roger Ball, Molly Duncan, Onnie McIntyre, Robbie McIntosh, Ralph MacDonald
  5. Work to Do – O’Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley
  6. Nothing You Can Do – Alan Gorrie, Hamish Stuart, Roger Ball
  7. Just Wanna Love You Tonight – Roger Ball, Alan Gorrie
  8. Keepin’ It to Myself – Alan Gorrie
  9. I Just Can’t Give You Up – Hamish Stuart
  10. There’s Always Someone Waiting – Alan Gorrie

In July 1982.

In July 1982, “Arista” label released “Jump To It”, the thirty-first Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded 1981 – 1982, at “Mediasound Studios” in New York City, “Record Plant” and “The Village Recorder” in Los Angeles, “Soundsuite” in Detroit, and was produced by Luther Vandross and Aretha Franklin. The album received the “American Music Award” for “Best Soul Album”.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin – lead vocals, rhythm and vocal arrangements
  • Doc Powell– guitar
  • Steve Love – guitar solo
  • Marcus Miller– bass, synthesizer, synthesizer and rhythm arrangements, keyboards
  • Francisco Centeno, Louis Johnson– bass
  • Yogi Horton, Buddy Williams– drums
  • Errol “Crusher” Bennett – congas, percussion
  • Paulinho Da Costa– percussion
  • Nat Adderley, Jr.– keyboards, rhythm arrangements
  • Luther Vandross– backing vocals, keyboards, rhythm and vocal arrangements
  • George Duke– acoustic piano solo
  • Sonny Burke– keyboards
  • Paul Riser, Leon Pendarvis, Jr., Jerry Hey– horn and string arrangements
  • George Young – soprano sax solo
  • Erma Franklin, Pam Vincent, Sandra Dance, Brenda White, Cissy Houston, Fonzi Thornton, Michelle Cobbs, Phillip Ballou, Tawatha Agee, Norma Jean Wright, Alexandra Brown, Darlene Love, Paulette McWilliams, Stephanie Spruill, Brenda Corbett – backing vocals
  • Four Tops– backing vocals, vocal arrangements
  • Levi Stubbs – lead vocals
  • Production coordination – Sephra Herman
  • Recorded and mixed by Michael Brauer
  • Additional engineers – Carl Beatty, Lee Keifer
  • Assistant engineers – Michael Christopher, Karat Faye, John Hanlon, Harry Spiridakis, Don Wershba, Warren Woods
  • Music contractors – Sephra Herma, Trevor Veitch
  • Art Direction, design – Ria Lewerke-Shapiro
  • Photography – Harry Langdon
  • Lettering – Sue Reilly

Track listing:

  1. Jump to It – Luther Vandross, Marcus Miller
  2. Love Me Right – Luther Vandross
  3. If She Don’t Want Your Lovin’ – Sam Dees
  4. This Is for Real – Luther Vandross
  5. (It’s Just) Your Love – Luther Vandross, Marcus Miller
  6. I Wanna Make It Up to You – Aretha Franklin
  7. It’s Your Thing – O’Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley
  8. Just My Daydream – Smokey Robinson

On November 15, 1965.

having-a-rave-up

On November 15, 1965, “Epic” label released “Having a Rave Up with the Yardbirds” the second Yardbirds album. It was recorded March 1964, April – September 1965, and was produced by Giorgio Gomelsky.

Personnel:

  • Keith Relf– vocals, harmonica, acoustic guitar, percussion
  • Jeff Beck– lead guitar
  • Eric Clapton– lead guitar
  • Jimmy Page– second lead guitar
  • Chris Dreja– rhythm guitar
  • Paul Samwell-Smith– bass guitar, backing vocals, musical director
  • Jim McCarty– drums, backing vocals
  • Giorgio Gomelsky– backing bass vocal
  • Ron Prentice – bass

Track listing:

  1. You’re a Better Man Than I – Mike Hugg, Brian Hugg
  2. Evil Hearted You – Graham Gouldman
  3. I’m Man – Bo Diddley
  4. Still I’m Sad – Paul Samwell-Smith, Jim McCarty
  5. Heart Full of Soul – Graham Gouldman
  6. The Train Kept A-Rollin – Tiny Bradshaw, Howard Kay, Lois Mann
  7. Smokestack Lightning – Howlin’ Wolf
  8. Respectable – O’Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley
  9. I’m Man – Bo Diddley
  10. Here ‘Tis – Bo Diddley

 

On September 23, 1969.

puzzle-people

On September 23, 1969, “Gordy” label released “Puzzle People”,the eleventh  Temptations studio album. It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Norman Whitfield.

Personnel:

  • Dennis Edwards: vocals
  • Eddie Kendricks: vocals
  • Paul Williams: vocalsBobby Russell,
  • Melvin Franklin: vocals
  • Otis Williams: vocals
  • Barrett Strong: lyricist
  • The Funk Brothers: instrumentation

Track listing:

  1. I Can’t Get Next to You – Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strong
  2. Hey Jude – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  3. Don’t Let The Joneses Get You Down – Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strong
  4. Message From A Black Man – Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strong
  5. It’s Your Thing – Ronald Isley, O’Kelly Isley, Rudolph Isley
  6. Little Green Apples – Bobby Russell
  7. You Don’t Love Me No More – Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strong, Roger Penzabene
  8. Since I’ve Lost You – Norman Whitfield
  9. Running Away (Ain’t Gonna Help You) – Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strong
  10. That’s the Way Love Is – Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strong
  11. Slave – Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strong