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In May 1959.

In May 1959, “Blue Note” label released “Walkin’ & Talkin’”, the ninth Bennie Green album. It was recorded in January 1959, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Bennie Green – trombone
  • Eddie Williams – tenor saxophone
  • Gildo Mahones – piano
  • George Tucker – bass
  • Al Dreares – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Gildo Mahones except where noted.

  1. The Shouter
  2. Green Leaves
  3. This Love of Mine – Frank Sinatra, Sol Parker, Henry W. Sanicola Jr.
  4. Walkin’ and Talkin’ – Bennie Green
  5. All I Do Is Dream of You – Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed
  6. Hoppin’ Johns

In November 1965.

In November 1965, “Impulse” label released “Dear John C.”, the fifth Elvin Jones album. It was recorded in February 1965, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Bob Thiele.

Personnel:

  • Elvin Jones– drums
  • Charlie Mariano- alto saxophone
  • Roland Hanna, Hank Jones – piano
  • Richard Davis– bass

Track listing:

  1. Dear John C. – Hammer, Thiele
  2. Smoke Rings – Gifford, Washington
  3. Love Bird – Charlie Mingus
  4. Feeling Good – Anthony Newley, Leslie Bricusse
  5. Anthropology – Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker
  6. This Love of Mine – Sol Parker, Hank Sanicola, Sinatra
  7. Fantazm – Duke Ellington
  8. Ballade – Hammer
  9. Everything Happens to Me – Tom Adair, Matt Dennis

In November 1965.

In November 1965, “Impulse” label released “Dear John C.” the fourth Elvin Jones album. It was recorded in February 1965, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, and was produced by Bob Thiele.

Personnel:

  • Elvin Jones– drums
  • Charlie Mariano- alto saxophone
  • Roland Hanna,Hank Jones – piano
  • Richard Davis– bass

Track listing:

  1. Dear John C.- Hammer, Bob Thiele
  2. Smoke Rings – Gifford, Washington
  3. Love Bird – Charlie Mingus
  4. Feeling Good – Anthony Newley, Leslie Bricusse
  5. Anthropology – Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker
  6. This Love of Mine – Sol Parker, Hank Sanicola, Frank Sinatra
  7. Fantazm – Duke Ellington
  8. Ballade – Hammer
  9. Everything Happens to Me – Tom Adair, Matt Dennis

On May 17, 2005.

Van Morrison_MagicTime

On May 17, 2005, “Geffen” label released “Magic Time”, the thirty-first Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded November 2000 – 2003, at “The Wool Hall” and “Windmill Lane”, and was produced by Van Morrison.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison -vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, harmonica, alto saxophone
  • Mick Green- guitar
  • Foggy Lyttle- guitar
  • Michael Fields -Spanish guitar, lute
  • Martin Winning -tenor and baritone saxophones
  • Matt Holland -trumpet
  • Paddy Moloney- whistle
  • Myles Drennan -piano, Hammond organ
  • Brian Connor – piano, keyboards
  • Dave Lewis- piano
  • John Allair – Hammond organ
  • Jerome Rimson -bass, backing vocals
  • David Hayes- bass
  • Liam Bradley -drums, backing vocals
  • Noel Bridgeman, Johnathan Mele, Bobby Irwin – drums
  • Johnny Scott, Siobhan Pettit, Olwin Bell, Crawford Bell, Aine Whelan, Karen Hamill – backing vocals
  • Irish Film Orchestra -strings
  • Richard Evans – design and art direction, sleeve photographs
  • Tim Young at Metropolis Mastering, London – mastering
  • Javier Pierini / Getty images – front cover photograph

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison, except where noted.

  1. Stranded
  2. Celtic New Year
  3. Keep Mediocrity at Bay
  4. Evening Train
  5. This Love of Mine – Sol Parker, Henry W. Sanicola, Frank Sinatra
  6. I’m Confessin’ – Doc Daughtery, Al Neiburg, Ellis Reynolds
  7. Just Like Greta
  8. Gypsy in My Soul
  9. Lonely and Blue – Harry Brooks, Andy Razaf, Fats Waller
  10. The Lion This Time
  11. Magic Time
  12. They Sold Me Out
  13. Carry On Regardless