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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 September 11, 2000.

On September 11, 2000, “Verve” label released “Sci-Fi”, the fourth Christian McBride studio album. It was recorded in February 2000, at “Avatar Studios”, and was produced by Christian McBride.

Personnel:

  • Christian McBride – upright and electric bass, keyboards
  • Ron Blake– tenor and soprano sax
  • Shedrick Mitchell – piano, electric piano
  • Rodney Green – drums
  • Herbie Hancock– piano
  • Dianne Reeves– vocalese
  • Toots Thielemans– harmonica
  • James Carter– bass clarinet
  • David Gilmore– acoustic and electric guitar
  • Joe Ferla – recording, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Christian McBride, except where noted.

  1. Aja – Walter Becker, Donald Fagen
  2. Uhura’s Moment Returned
  3. Xerxes
  4. Lullaby for a Ladybug
  5. Science Fiction
  6. Walking on the Moon – Sting
  7. Havona – Jaco Pastorius
  8. I’ll Guess I’ll Have to Forget
  9. Butterfly Dreams – Stanley Clarke
  10. Via Mwandishi
  11. The Sci-fi Outro

On June 22, 2004.

On June 22, 2004, “Arista” label released “Journey”, the eighth Fourplay studio album. It was recorded 2003 -2004, and was produced by Bob James, Larry Carlton, Nathan East and Harvey Mason.

Personnel:

  • Bob James– keyboards
  • Larry Carlton– guitar
  • Nathan East– bass guitar
  • Harvey Mason– drums

Track listing:

  1. Fields of Gold – Sting
  2. Play Around It – Nathan East
  3. From Day One – Bob James
  4. Journey – Nathan East
  5. Rozil – Harvey Mason
  6. Cool Train – Larry Carlton
  7. Avalabop – Bob James
  8. The Firehouse Chill – Nathan East
  9. Departure – Bob James
  10. 147 4th – Larry Carlton

On January 24, 1995.

On January 24, 1995, “RCA Victor” label released “The Long Black Veil”, the 31st Chieftains album. It was recorded 1994 – 1995, at “Lake House Studio” in England, “Windmill Lane” and “Westland Studios” in Dublin, “Clinton Recording Studios” in New York City, “Utility Muffin Research Kitchen” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Paddy Moloney, Chris Kimsey and Ry Cooder. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Ireland by “IRMA”.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Conneff– vocals, bodhrán
  • Martin Fay– fiddle
  • Seán Keane– fiddle
  • Matt Molloy– flute
  • Paddy Moloney– uilleann pipes, tin whistle
  • Derek Bell– harp, tiompán, keyboards
  • Colin James- guitar, mandolin
  • Dominic Miller, Paul Brady, Arty McGlynn, Foggy Little – guitar
  • Kieran Hanrahan – banjo
  • Terry Tulley – Scottish pipes
  • Carlos Nunez – Galician pipes
  • Brendan Begley, James Keane, Martin O’Connor – accordion
  • Steve Cooney– didgeridoo
  • Wally Minko – piano
  • James Blennerhassett, Ned Mann – acoustic bass
  • Joe Csibi, Darryl Jones, Nicky Scott – bass
  • Noel Eccles, Tommy Igoe, Liam Bradley – drums
  • Jean Butler – foot percussion
  • Anuna Choir, Brian Masterson – background vocals
  • The Rolling Stones, Van Morrison, Sting, Ry Cooder, Mark Knopfler, Sinead O’Connor, Phil Coulter, Marianne Faithfull, Tom Jones – contributors

Track listing:

  1. Mo Ghile Mear (Our Hero)
  2. The Long Black Veil
  3. The Foggy Dew
  4. Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?
  5. Changing Your Demeanour
  6. The Lily of the West
  7. Coast of Malabar
  8. Dunmore Lassies
  9. Love Is Teasin’
  10. He Moved through the Fair
  11. Ferny Hill
  12. Tennessee Waltz/Tennessee Mazurka
  13. The Rocky Road to Dublin

On December 21, 1995.

On December 21, 1995, “Verve” label released “The Promise”, the eleventh John McLaughlin album. It was recorded in 1995, and was produced by John McLaughlin and Eddie Kramer.

Personnel:

  • John McLaughlin – acoustic, electric and MIDI guitar, keyboards,assistant engineer, mixing
  • Don Alias– percussion
  • Jim Beard– keyboards
  • Dennis Chambers– drums
  • Vinnie Colaiuta– drums
  • James Genus– bass guitar
  • Zakir Hussain– tabla
  • Nishat Khan– sitar, vocals
  • Yan Maresz – arranger, acoustic bass guitar, bass guitar
  • Mark Mondesir – drums
  • Pino Palladino– bass
  • Mariko Takahashi– vocals
  • Jeff Beck– electric guitar
  • Michael Brecker– tenor sax
  • Joey DeFrancesco– Hammond organ, trumpet
  • Al Di Meola– acoustic guitar
  • Trilok Gurtu– percussion
  • Tony Hymas– keyboards
  • Paco de Lucía– acoustic guitar
  • David Sanborn– alto sax
  • Sting– bass
  • Jean-Philippe Allard – executive producer
  • Christian Pégand – production coordination
  • René Ameline, Gustav Hobel, Ken Jones, Eddie Kramer, Maurice Ouazana, Rd Rak – engineer
  • Philippe Arnal, Adam Blackburn, Steve Cook, Simon Osborne – assistant engineer
  • Max Costa – arranger, engineer, mixing
  • Sven Hoffman – assistant engineer
  • Alberto Mayer – cover design
  • Christian Rose – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by John McLaughlin, except where noted.

  1. Django – John Lewis
  2. Thelonius Melodius
  3. Amy and Joseph
  4. No Return
  5. El Ciego
  6. Jazz Jungle
  7. The Wish
  8. English Jam – Vinnie Colaiuta, John McLaughlin, Sting
  9. Tokyo Decadence
  10. Shin Jin Rui
  11. The Peacocks – Jimmy Rowles

 

On December 11, 1994.

On December 11, 1994, “Sony” label released “Antônio Brasileiro”, the fifteenth Antônio Carlos Jobim album. It was recorded September 1993 – January 1994, and was produced by Paulo Jobim and Daniel Jobim. It was the first album released after his death in 1994.

Personnel:

  • Antônio Carlos Jobim – vocals, piano
  • Daniel Jobim – keyboards, mixing
  • Paulo Jobim – viola, mixing
  • Pedro Sá – guitar
  • Paulinho Braga – drums, percussion, tambourine
  • Ron Carter – bass
  • Tião Neto – bass
  • Jaques Morelenbaum – cello
  • Jorge Ranevsky – cello
  • Duduka Da Fonseca – percussion, tambourine
  • Danilo Caymmi – vocals, flute
  • Paulo Guimarães – flute
  • Sting- vocal
  • Maria Luiza Jobim – vocal
  • Dorival Caymmi- vocal
  • Maucha Adnet– vocal
  • Simone Caymmi – vocal
  • Elizabeth Jobim – vocal
  • Paula Morelenbaum – vocal
  • Antonio José Augusto – horn, trumpet
  • Márcio Montarroyos – flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Raul de Souza – trombone
  • Bernardo Bessler, Michel Bessler, Joao Daltro de Almeida, Aizik Geller, Walter Hack, Pascoal Perrotta, Alfredo Vidal – violin
  • Luiz Guilherme d’Orey, Marcos Sabóia – engineer, mixing
  • Jorge “Gordo” Guimaraes, Guilherme Reis, Sérgio Rocha, Chris Tergesen – engineer
  • Geraldo Tavares – mixing
  • Ana Lontra Jobim – art direction, photography

Track listing:

  1. Só Danço Samba – Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinícius de Moraes
  2. Piano Na Mangueira – Chico Buarque, Antônio Carlos Jobim
  3. How Insensitive – Norman Gimbel, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinícius de Moraes
  4. Querida – Antônio Carlos Jobim
  5. Surfboard – Antônio Carlos Jobim
  6. Samba de Maria Luiza – Antônio Carlos Jobim
  7. Forever Green – Antônio Carlos Jobim, Paulo Jobim
  8. Maracangalha – Dorival Caymmi
  9. Maricotinha – Dorival Caymmi
  10. Pato Preto – Antônio Carlos Jobim
  11. Meu Amigo Radamés – Antônio Carlos Jobim
  12. Blue Train (Trem Azul) – Ronaldo Bastos, Lô Borges, Antônio Carlos Jobim
  13. Radamés Y Pelé – Antônio Carlos Jobim
  14. Chora Coração – Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinícius de Moraes
  15. Trem de Ferro – Manuel Bandeira, Antônio Carlos Jobim

On November 11, 2016.

On November 11, 2016, “Cherrytree”, “Interscope” and “A&M” labels released 57th & 9th, the twelfth Sting studio album. It was recorded in 2016, and was produced by Martin Kierszenbaum.

Personnel:

  • Sting– vocals, bass guitar, guitar, piano, percussion
  • Dominic Miller– twelve-string guitar, shaker
  • Vinnie Colaiuta, Zach Jones, Josh Freese– drums
  • Rhani Krija – percussion
  • Martin Kierszenbaum– Hammond organ, piano, mellotron, keyboards
  • Rob Mathes– piano
  • Lyle Workman, Jean-Baptiste Moussarie – guitar
  • Jerry Fuentes – backing vocals, vocals, guitar
  • Diego Navaira – backing vocals, vocals, bass guitar
  • Derek James – backing vocals
  • Razan Nassreddine – sitar, additional vocals
  • Marion Enachescu – violin
  • Salam Al Hassan, Accad Al Saed – percussion
  • Thabet Azzawi, Nadim Sarrouh – oud
  • Nabil Al Chami – clarinet

Track listing:

  1. I Can’t Stop Thinking About You – Sting
  2. 50,000 – Sting, Dominic Miller, Lyle Workman, Josh Freese
  3. Down, Down, Down – Sting, Dominic Miller, Vinnie Colaiuta
  4. One Fine Day – Sting, Dominic Miller, Lyle Workman, Josh Freese
  5. Pretty Young Soldier – Sting, Dominic Miller, Lyle Workman, Josh Freese
  6. Petrol Hea – Sting, Dominic Miller, Lyle Workman, Josh Freese
  7. Heading South on the Great North Road – Sting
  8. If You Can’t Love Me – Sting, Dominic Miller, Vinnie Colaiuta
  9. Inshallah – Sting
  10. The Empty Chair – Sting, J. Ralph