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On February 21, 2014.

On February 21, 2014, “Capitol” label released “Morning Phase”, the twelfth Beck studio album. It was recorded 2012 – 2013, and was produced by Beck.

Personnel:

  • Beck Hansen – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, keyboards, piano, synthesizer, organ, electric bass, sound collage, tambourine, ukulele, charango, celeste, dulcimer, harmonica, glockenspiel, orchestral arrangements
  • Joey Waronker – drums, percussion
  • Roger Joseph Manning, Jr. – piano, synthesizers, Rhodes, clavinet, B3 organ, background vocals
  • Roger Waronker – piano 
  • Matt Mahaffey – organ 
  • Greg Leisz – pedal steel guitar 
  • Cody Kilby – guitar
  • Jason Falkner – electric guitar
  • Smokey Hormel – acoustic and electric guitar, ebow
  • Fats Kaplin – banjo 
  • Stanley Clarke – upright bass, electric bass
  • Bram Inscore – electric bass
  • Justin Meldal-Johnsen – bass 
  • Matt Sherrod – drums
  • James Gadson – drums
  • Stephanie Bennett – harp
  • Steve Richards – cello
  • David Campbell – orchestral arrangements, orchestrations, conducting
  • David Greenbaum – engineer
  • Florian Lagatta – engineer
  • Cole M. Greif-Neill – engineer
  • Robbie Nelson – engineer
  • Darrell Thorp – engineer
  • Cassidy Turbin – engineer
  • Joe Visciano – engineer
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Beck Hansen.

  1. Cycle
  2. Morning
  3. Heart Is a Drum
  4. Say Goodbye
  5. Blue Moon
  6. Unforgiven
  7. Wave
  8. Don’t let Go
  9. Blackbird Chain
  10. Phase
  11. Turn Away
  12. Country Down
  13. Waking Light

On February 9, 2020.

On February 9, 2020, Armando Anthony “Chick” Corea died aged 79. He was musician (piano, keyboards, percussion), composer and bandleader. He is regarded as one of the major piano players to emerge in jazz during the post-John Coltrane era. Recorded and performed with the most important Jazz musicians including Miles Davis, Mongo Santamaria, Willie Bobo, Blue Mitchell, Herbie Mann, Stan Getz, Roy Haunes, Miroslav Vitous, Stanley Clarke, Richard Davis, Joe Farrell, Joe Henderson, Eric Kloss, Hubert Laws, Herbie Mann, Blue Mitchell, John Patitucci, Wayne Shorter, Cal Tjader, Sonny Stitt, Dave Pike, Armando Peraza, Marion Brown, Sadao Watanabe, Larry Coryell, John Surman, Elvin Jones, Rolf Kühn, Airto Moreira, Antony Braxton, Pete La Roca, Al Di Meola, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Ron Carter, Gábor Szabó, Donald Byrd, Tete Montoliu, Chaka Khan, Eddie Gomez, Wallace Rooney, Herbie Hancock, Antonio Sanches, Gary Burton and Hiromi Uehara. Corea formed and lead Return to Forever, Circle, Chick Corea Elektric Band, Chick Corea Akoustic Band and Five Peace Band. As leader he released 77 studio and 23 live albums. Corea won 23 “Grammy Awards”.

on january 26, 2000.

On January 26, 2000, “Telarc” label released “McCoy Tyner with Stanley Clarke and Al Foster”, the 68th McCoy Tyner album. It was recorded in April 1999, at “Clinton Recording Studio “B” in New York.

Personnel:

  • McCoy Tyner: piano
  • Stanley Clarke: bass, electric bass
  • Al Foster: drums

Track listing:

All tracks by McCoy Tyner, except where noted.

  1. Trane-Like
  2. Once Upon a Time
  3. Never Let Me Go – Ray Evans, Jay Livingston
  4. I Want to Tell You ‘Bout That
  5. Will You Still Be Mine? – Tom Adair, Mat Dennis
  6. Goin’ ‘Way Blues
  7. In the Tradition Of – Stanley Clarke
  8. The Night has a Thousand Eyes – Buddy Bernier, Jerry Brainin
  9. Carriba
  10. Memories
  11. I Want to Tell You ‘Bout That (alternate take)

On December 8, 1971.

On December 8, 1971, “Impulse!” label released “Black Unity”, the seventh Pharoah Sanders album. It was recorded in November 1971, and was produced by Lee Young.

Personnel:

  • Pharoah Sanders — soprano and tenor saxophone, balafon
  • Marvin “Hannibal” Peterson — trumpet
  • Carlos Garnett — flute, tenor saxophone
  • Joe Bonner — piano
  • Stanley Clarke, Cecil McBee — bass
  • Norman Connors, Billy Hart — drums
  • Lawrence Killian — conga, balafon, talking drum, percussion
  • Tony May — engineer
  • Erick Labson — remastering
  • Hollis King — art direction
  • Christine Lee — graphic design
  • Chuck Stewart — photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Pharaoh Sanders.

  1. Black Unity Pt. I
  2. Black Unity Pt. II

In December 1973.

In December 1973, “Milestone” label released “Butterfly Dreams”, the second Flora Purim studio album. It was recorded in December 1973, at “fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, California, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Flora Purim – vocals, arrangements 
  • George Duke – electric piano, ARP synthesizer, clavinet, piano, arrangements
  • David Amaro – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Stanley Clarke – Fender electric bass, acoustic bass, arrangements
  • Ernie Hood – zither
  • Joe Henderson – flute, tenor saxophone
  • Airto Moreira – drums, percussion
  • Jim Stern – engineering
  • Eddie Bill Harris – engineering
  • David Turner – mastering
  • Anthony Samuel Lane – art direction, design, photography

Track listing:

  1. Dr. Jive Pt. I – Stanley Clarke
  2. Butterfly Dreams – lyrics by Neville Potter, music by Stanley Clarke
  3. Dindi – lyrics by Aloisio de Oliveira, music by Antonio Carlos Jobim
  4. Summer Night – Harry Warren, Al Dubin
  5. Love Reborn – lyrics by Flora Purim, music by George Duke
  6. Moon Dreams – lyrics by Jay Livingston, Ray Evans, music by Egberto Gismonti
  7. Dr. Jive Pt. II – Stanley Clarke
  8. Light as a Feather – lyrics by Flora Purim, music by Stanley Clarke

On October 24, 2006.

On October 24, 2006, “Concord” label released “Givin’ It Up”, an album by Al Jarreau and George Benson. It was recorded in April 2006, at “Henson Recording Studios”, “NRG Studios”, and “Capitol Studios” in Hollywood; “G Studio Digital” in Studio City, CA; “LAFX Studios”, “The Pass”, “Willyworld”, and “Revelation Studios” in Los Angeles; “White Lightning Studios” in Sylmar, CA; “Porcupine Studios” in Chandler, AZ; “The B Hive” in Phoenix, AZ; “East Bay Studios” in Tarrytown, NY, and was produced by John Burk, Michael Broening, Marcus Miller, Patti Austin, Freddie Ravel, Larry Williams and Chris Dunn. In 2007, the album won “Grammy Award” for “Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance” (Al Jarreau), and “Best Pop Instrumental Performance” (George Benson).

Personnel:

  • George Benson – lead and backing vocals, guitar, arrangements
  • Al Jarreau – lead and backing vocals, vocal percussion, arrangements
  • Paul McCartney – lead vocals
  • Ray Fuller – guitar
  • Dean Parks – guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Freddie Fox – guitar
  • Michael O’Neill – rhythm guitar
  • Michael Thompson – guitar
  • Larry Williams – keyboards, acoustic piano, arrangements
  • Michael Broening – keyboards, organ, programming, arrangements, organ
  • Herbie Hancock – acoustic piano
  • Patrice Rushen – keyboards, Fender Rhodes, acoustic piano, arrangements
  • Rex Rideout – acoustic piano, arrangements
  • Barry Eastmond – keyboards, arrangements
  • Freddie Ravel – Fender Rhodes, clavinet, organ, synthesizer, Moog bass, drums, percussion programming, arrangements, BGV arrangements
  • Joe Turano – Wurlitzer, Hammond B3 organ, arrangements
  • Randy Waldman – acoustic piano, arrangements
  • Abraham Laboriel – electric bass
  • Mel Brown – bass guitar
  • Marcus Miller – bass guitar, arrangements
  • Stanley Clarke – bass guitar
  • Vinnie Colaiuta – drums
  • Michael White – drums
  • Gregg Field – drums
  • Ricky Lawson – drums
  • Paulinho Da Costa – percussion
  • Bashiri Johnson – percussion
  • Marion Meadows – saxophone
  • Chris Botti – trumpet
  • John Burk – arrangements
  • Jill Scott – lead vocals
  • Patti Austin – lead and backing vocals, BGV arrangements
  • Maxi Anderson – backing vocals
  • Valerie Pinkston – backing vocals
  • Sharon Perry – backing vocals
  • Darlene Perry – backing vocals
  • Lorraine Perry – backing vocals
  • Sandra Simmons Williams – backing vocals
  • De’Ante Duckett – backing vocals
  • Alethea Mills – backing vocals
  • Chavonne Morris – backing vocals
  • Fred Martin – BGV arrangements
  • Barry Eastmond, Gregg Field – additional production
  • Glen Barros, Kevin Lee, Noel Lee – executive producer
  • Michael Broening, Myron Chandler, Jeff Harris, Don Murray, Charlie Paakkari, Seth Presan, Bill Smith – recording engineer
  • Kevin Becka, Barry Eastmond, Eric Ferguson, Carlos Martinez, Dennis Moody, John Wroble – additional engineering
  • Phillip Broussard, Keith Gretlein, Casey Lewis, Paul Smith – assistant engineer
  • Seth Presant, Bill Smith, German Villacorta – Pro Tools engineer, editing
  • Alex Pavlides – additional Pro Tools engineer
  • Al Schmitt – mixing
  • Steve Genewick – mixing assistant
  • Doug Sax, Sangwook Nam – mastering
  • Abbey Anna – art direction
  • Andrew Pham – art direction, design
  • Randee St. Nicholas – photography

Track listing:

  1. Breezin’ – Bobby Womack, Al Jarreau
  2. Mornin’ – Al jarreau, David Foster, Jay Graydon
  3. Long Come Tutu – Marcus Miller, Al Jarreau
  4. God Bless the Child – Billie Holliday, Arthur Herzog Jr.
  5. Summer Breeze – Jim Seals, Dash Crofts
  6. All I Am – Rex Rideout, Phillip “Taj” Jackson
  7. Ordinary People – John Legend, will.i.am
  8. Let It Rain – Barry Eastmond, Al Jarreau
  9. Givin’ It Up for Love – Freddie Ravel, Al Jarreau
  10. Every Time You Go Away – Daryl Hall
  11. Four – Miles Davis, Jon Hendricks
  12. Don’t Start No Schtuff – Joe Turano, Al Jarreau
  13. Bring It On Home to Me – Sam Cooke

On September 24, 1993.

On September 24, 1993, “Epic” label released “East River Drive”, the 15th Stanley Clarke album. It was recorded in 1993, at “Cherokee Studios”, “Contemporary Artist”, “Le Gonks West Studio”, “Rumba Recorders”, “Universal Scoring Stage”, and was produced by Stanley Clarke.

Personnel:

  • Stanley Clarke– bass, tenor bass, background vocals
  • Gerald Albright– alto and soprano saxophones
  • George Howard– bass, soprano saxophone
  • Doug Webb– soprano saxophone
  • Todd Cochran– keyboards
  • George Duke– keyboards
  • Steve Hunt– keyboards
  • Deron Johnson– keyboards
  • Kenny Kirkland– piano
  • Doc Powell– guitar
  • Paul Jackson Jr.– guitar
  • Armand Sabal-Lecco– guitar, piccolo bass, background vocals
  • Michael Thompson– guitar
  • Hubert Laws– flute
  • Jean-Luc Ponty– violin
  • Poncho Sanchez– conga
  • Alphonso Johnson– bass
  • Abraham Laboriel– bass
  • Charles Fambrough– double bass
  • Jimmy Earl– bass
  • Ramon Banda – percussion
  • Darryl Jackson – percussion
  • Munyungo Jackson – percussion
  • Bill Summers– percussion
  • Gerry Brown– drums
  • Dennis Chambers– drums
  • John Robinson– drums
  • Carlos Vega– drums
  • Howard Hewett– vocals
  • Alexis England – background vocals
  • Laura Robinson – background vocals
  • Anjani Thomas– background vocals
  • George DelBarrio – conductor, string arrangements
  • Brian Gardner– mastering
  • Dan Humann – engineer, mixing
  • Allen Sides – engineer
  • Steve Sykes – engineer, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Stanley Clarke except where noted.

  1. Justice’s Groove
  2. Fantasy Love – Stanley Clarke, Howard Hewett
  3. Zabadoobeedé? (Yabadoobeeda)
  4. East River Drive
  5. I’m Home Africa – Stanley Clarke, Jimmy Earl, Steve Hunt
  6. Theme from Boyz ‘n the Hood
  7. Christmas in Rio
  8. What If I Forget the Champagne
  9. Never Lose Your Heart/There Lies the Passion
  10. Illegal
  11. Lord of the Low Frequencies
  12. Funk Is Its Own Reward

On August 28, 1984.

On August 28, 1984, “Epic” label released “Time Exposure”, the ninth Stanley Clarke album. It was recorded in 1984 and was produced by Stanley Clarke.

Personnel:

  • Stanley Clarke– vocals, bass guitar, piccolo bass, tenor bass, bass box, talk box, keyboards, drums, percussion
  • Todd Cochran– keyboards
  • George Duke– keyboards
  • Craig Harris– vocals, keyboards, synclavier, vocoder
  • Denzil Miller – keyboards
  • Jeff Beck– guitar, talkbox, guitar synth
  • Ray Gomez – rhythm guitar
  • Greg Boyer– horn
  • Bennie Cowan – horn
  • Gregory Thomas – horn
  • Ernie Watts– tenor saxophone
  • Howard Hewett– vocals
  • Louis Johnson– bass, vocals
  • John Gilston – drums
  • John Robinson– drums
  • Jim Gilstrap– background vocals
  • Darryl Phinnessee – background vocals
  • Howard Smith – background vocals
  • Erik Zobler – engineer
  • Steve Schmidt – assistant engineer
  • Jeff Silver – assistant engineer
  • Toni Green – assistant engineer
  • David Coleman – artwork
  • Randee Saint Nicholas – photography
  • Donald Lane – art direction
  • Brian Gardner – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Stanley Clarke except where noted.

  1. Play The Bass
  2. Are You Ready (For The Future) – Stanley Clarke, Denzil Miller
  3. Speedball
  4. Heaven Sent You – Denzil Miller, Howard Hewett
  5. Time Exposure
  6. Future Shock – Stanley Clarke, Darryl Phinnessee, Howard Smith
  7. Future – Stanley Clarke, Louis Johnson
  8. Spacerunner
  9. I Know Just How You Feel

On August 12, 2008.

On August 12, 2008, “Heads Up International” label released “Thunder”, the debut S.M.V. studio album. It was recorded in 2008 at “Hannibal Studio”, and “Threshold Sound + Vision” in Santa Monica, “House of Blues Studios” in Encino, “Westlake Studios” and “Le Gonks West” in Los Angeles, “VixMix Studios” in Nashville, “Ryan’s Place” in Topanga, and was produced by Marcus Miller, Stanley Clarke, and Victor Wooten.

Personnel:

  • William Henry Marcus Miller Jr.– bass guitar, fretless bass, bass clarinet, alto and tenor saxophone, synthesizers, minimoog, drum programming, recording
  • Stanley Clarke– bass guitar, double bass
  • Victor Lemonte Wooten– bass guitar, recording
  • Antoinette Clinton– vocals, beatboxing
  • George Duke– clavinet, minimoog
  • Michael “Patches” Stewart – trumpet
  • Steve Baxter – trombone
  • Ariel Mann – synthesizer
  • Ruslan Sirota– keyboards
  • Armando Anthony Corea– piano
  • Karlton Taylor – keyboards
  • Ronald Bruner Jr.– drums
  • Charles Bell Jr.– drums
  • Derico Watson – drums
  • D. Blair– drums
  • Kevin Ricard – percussion
  • Gerry E. Brown– mixing, recording
  • Dave Rideau – mixing
  • David Isaac – mixing
  • Goh Hotoda – mixing
  • Peter A. Barker – additional recording
  • Erik Zobler – additional recording
  • Milton Gutiérrez Ruezga – assistant engineer
  • Antonio Resendiz – assistant engineer
  • Sharon Brencius – assistant engineer
  • Ursula Arevalo – assistant engineer
  • Scott Coslett – assistant engineer
  • Todd Bergman – assistant engineer
  • Doug Tyo – assistant engineer
  • Robert C. Ludwig– mastering
  • Steven Parke – art direction, design, photography

 Track listing:

  1. Maestros de Las Frecuencias Bajas – Stanley Clarke
  2. Thunder – Marcus Miller
  3. Hillbillies on a Quiet Afternoon – Victor Wooten, Stanley Clarke
  4. Mongoose Walk – Victor Wooten, Marcus Miller, Stanley Clarke
  5. Los Tres Hermanos – Marcus Miller
  6. Medley: Lopsy Lu/ Silly Putty – Stanley Clarke
  7. Milano – Marcus Miller
  8. Classical Thump (Jam) – Victor Wooten
  9. Tutu – Marcus Miller
  10. Lil Victa – Stanley Clarke
  11. Pendulum – Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller, Victor Wooten, Antoinette Clinton
  12. Lemme Try Your Bass (interlude) – Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller
  13. Grits – Marcus Miller

On August 6, 2013.

On August 6, 2013, “Concord” label released “The Vigil”, the 73rd Chick Corea album. It was recorded in 2013, at “Mad Hatter Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Chick Corea. At the 15th “Annual Latin Grammy Awards”, “The Vigil” won the “Latin Grammy Award” for “Best Latin Jazz Album”.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea– Yamaha CFIIIS concert grand piano, synthesizers
  • Tim Garland– bass clarinet, flute, soprano, and tenor saxophone
  • Charles Altura – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Hadrien Feraud– bass
  • Marcus Gilmore– drums
  • Pernell Saturnino– percussion
  • Gayle Moran Corea– vocals
  • Stanley Clarke– bass
  • Ravi Coltrane– saxophone
  • Marc Bessant – graphic design
  • Bob Cetti – assistant engineer
  • Buck Snow – mixing
  • Bernie Grundman– mastering
  • Bernie Kirsh – engineer, mixing
  • Dan Muse – liner note coordination
  • Robert Schoeller – cover art
  • Taylor Crothers – photography

Track listing:

  1. Galaxy 32 Star 4
  2. Planet Chia
  3. Portals to Forever
  4. Royalty
  5. Outside of Space
  6. Pledge of Space
  7. Legacy