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On February 13, 2006.

On February 13, 2006, “Concord” label released “Timeless”, the 38th Sérgio Mendes album. It was recorded September 2004 – January 2006, and was produced by will.i.am and Sérgio Mendes.

Personnel:

  • Sérgio Mendes – vocals, Fender Rhodes, piano, synthesizer, synthesizer Strings, Wurlitzer, arranger, liner notes
  • i.am – vocals, rap, bass, drum programming, percussion, piano, sampling, arranger, liner notes
  • Stevie Wonder – harmonica
  • Kleber Jorge – vocals, cavaquinho, acoustic guitar
  • Paulo Aragão – guitar, surdo, cavaco, banjo, cavaquinho
  • Bill Brendle – Fender Rhodes
  • Maogani Quartet – acoustic guitars
  • Mitchell Long – electric guitar
  • Paul Meyers – guitar
  • Marcus Tardelli – guitar arrangements
  • Keith Harris – fills, ride cymbal
  • Tim Izo – saxophone, flute
  • Steve Tavaglione – saxophone
  • Peter Wolf – bass, orchestral arrangements
  • Sergio Brandão – bass
  • Leonardo Nobre – bass
  • Mike Shapiro – bass, drums, snare drums, percussion
  • Paulinho Braga – drums
  • Gary “Sugar Foot” Greenberg – drums
  • Chuck Prada – congas
  • Meia Noite – percussion
  • John Legend – vocals
  • Justin Timberlake – vocals
  • The Black Eyed Peas – vocals
  • Erykah Badu – vocals
  • Marcos Alves – vocals
  • Arie – vocals
  • Debi Nova – vocals
  • Gracinha Leporace – vocals, photography
  • Marcelo D2 – rap
  • Pharoahe Monch – rap
  • Q-Tip – rap
  • Chali 2na – rap
  • Jason Villaroman – drum programming, engineer
  • Tony Maserati – mixing
  • Roland Young – design, visual concept
  • Albert Watson – photography

Track listing:

  1. Mas que Nada – Jorge Ben
  2. That Heat – William Adams, Norman Gimbel, Henry Mancini
  3. Berimbau Consolação – Vinicius de Moraes, Baden Powell
  4. The Frog – João Donato
  5. Let Me – Norman Gimbel, Baden Powell
  6. Bananeira – João Donato, Gilberto Gil
  7. Surfboard – Antônio Carlos Jobim
  8. Please Baby Don’t – John Legend
  9. Samba da Benção – Vinícius de Moraes, Baden Powell
  10. Timeless – Printz Board, Sérgio Mendes
  11. Loose Ends – William Adams, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman, Hustin Timberlake, Sérgio Mendes
  12. Fo’-Hop (Por Trás de Brás de Pina) – Guinga
  13. Lament (No Morro) – Antônio Carlos Jobim
  14. Ei Menina – João Donato, Gutemberg Guarabyra
  15. Yes, Tes Y’All – William Adams, Bob Dorough, Charles Stewart, Tariq Trotter, Ben Tucker

 

In July 1963.

In July 1963, “Riverside” label released “Cannonball’s Bossa Nova”, the 26th Julian “Cannonball” Adderley album. It was recorded in December 1962, in New York City, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Cannonball Adderley – alto saxophone
  • Sérgio Mendes- piano
  • Durval Ferreira – guitar
  • Octavio Bailly, Jr. – bass
  • Dom Um Romão- drums
  • Pedro Paulo – trumpet
  • Paulo Moura- alto saxophone

Track listing:

  1. Clouds – Durval Ferreira, Maurício Einhorn
  2. Minha Saudades – João Donato
  3. Corcovado – Antonio Carlos Jobim
  4. Batida Differentes – Durval Ferreira, Maurício Einhorn
  5. Joyce’s Samba – Durval Ferreira, Maurício Einhorn
  6. Groovy Samba – Sérgio Mendes
  7. O Amor Em Paz (Once I Loved) – Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes, João Gilberto
  8. Sambops – Durval Ferreira, Maurício Einhorn

 

On July 22, 1974.

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On July 22, 1974, “Tamla” label released “Fulfillingness’ First Finale”, the seventeen Stevie Wonder studio album. It was recorded in 1974, at “Record Plant Studios” and “Westlake Recording Studios” in Los Angeles; “Media Sound” and “Electric Lady Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Stevie Wonder, Robert Margouleff and  Malcolm Cecil. In 1974, the album won three  “Grammy Awards”, including “Album of the Year”; “Best Male Pop Vocal” and “Best Male Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance” (for “Boogie On Reggae Woman”).

Personnel:

  • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, background vocal, Fender Rhodes, drums, Hohner clavinet, Moog bass, piano, hi-hat, cymbals, O.N.T.O. synthesizer, handclaps, percussion
  • Michael Sembello– electric guitar
  • Reggie McBride – electric bass
  • Bobbye Hall– congas, bongos
  • Jim Gilstrap– background vocals
  • Deniece Williams – background vocals
  • Paul Anka – background vocals
  • Syreeta Wright– background vocal
  • Shirley Brewer – background vocal
  • Larry “Nastyee” Latimer – background vocal
  • James Jamerson– acoustic bass
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow– pedal steel guitar
  • Rocky Dzidzornu– congas
  • Minnie Riperton– background vocal
  • The Jackson 5– background vocals
  • Robert Margouleff, Malcolm Cecil – synthesizers
  • Lani Groves – background vocal
  • Bob and Malcolm – programmingMoog
  • Bobbye Hall –cuíca
  • Shirley Brewer – background vocal
  • Sergio Mendes – Portuguese lyrics
  • Michael Sembello – acoustic guitar
  • The Persuasions– background vocal

Track listing:

  1. Smile Please – Stevie Wonder
  2. Heaven Is 10 Zillion Light Years Away – Stevie Wonder
  3. Too Shy to Say – Stevie Wonder
  4. Boogie On Reggae Woman – Stevie Wonder
  5. Creepin’ – Stevie Wonder
  6. You Haven’t Done Nothin – Stevie Wonder
  7. It Ain’t No Use – Stevie Wonder
  8. They Won’t Go When I Go – Stevie Wonder, Yvonne Wright
  9. Bird of Beauty – Stevie Wonder
  10. Please Don’t Go – Stevie Wonder