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On May 27, 2015.

On May 27, 2015, “Columbia” label released “Everything is Beautiful” album credited to Miles Davis and Robert Glasper, tribute to the music of Miles Davis. It was recorded in 2014, at “Anu It! Studio”, “Klearlight Studios”, “The Peanut Gallery”, “Brightlady Studios”, “Precious House Studios”, “Willow Grove Studios”, “State Of The Ark”, “King Creative Studios”, “Brooklyn Recording”, “Westlake Studios”, “The Thingamajig Lab 2”, “Wonderland Studios”, and was produced by Jewels, Paris Strother, DJ Spinna, Erykah Badu, Georgia Anne Muldrow, 9th Wonder, Rashad Smith, Black Milk, Steve Berkowitz and Robert Glasper.

Personnel:

  • Miles Davis – voice (samples)
  • Robert Glasper – piano, keyboards, percussion, liner notes
  • Joe Zawinul – piano
  • Stevie Wonder – harmonica
  • Chris Rob – vocals, piano, electric piano, synths, mixing, co-producer
  • Hermeto Pascoal – vocal
  • Erykah Badu – vocal, percussion
  • Bilal Oliver – vocal
  • Nai Palm – vocal
  • Illa J – vocal
  • Laura Mvula – vocal
  • Phonte Coleman – vocal
  • Georgia Anne Muldrow – vocal, recording, mixing
  • Ledisi Anibade Young – vocal
  • Amber Strother – vocal
  • Anita Bias – vocal
  • Paris Strother – vocal, guitar
  • John Scofield – guitar
  • Danny Leznoff – guitar
  • Kyle Bolden – guitar
  • Derrick Hodge – bass
  • Burniss Earl Travis – bass
  • Braylon Lacy – bass
  • Rashad Smith – percussion
  • DJ Spinna – percussion, drum programming
  • Hiatus Kaiyote (Naomi “Nai Palm” Saalfield, Paul Bender, Simon Mavin, Perrin Moss – various instruments, programming, engineer, mixing
  • King (Paris Strother, Amber Strother, Anita Bias)
  • Lakecia Benjamin – alto and tenor saxophone
  • Brandee Younger – harp
  • Bianca Rodriguez – backing vocals, recording
  • Jules – recording, mixing
  • Jimi Bowman – recording
  • Keith Lewis – recording
  • Femi Jiya – recording
  • Patrick Douthit – recording 
  • Phonte Coleman – recording
  • James Benjamin – engineer
  • Cristian Perez – Pro Tools engineer
  • Anu Sun – mixing
  • Chris Tabron – mixing
  • Caleb Laven – mixing assistant
  • Frank Harkins – art direction
  • Alice Butts – design
  • Francine Turk – cover design

Track listing:

  1. Talking Shit – Miles Davis, Curtis Jews, Josef Zawinul, Robert Glasper
  2. Ghetto Walkin – lyrics by Bilal Oliver, Robert Glasper, music by Miles Davis
  3. They Can’t Hold Me Down – lyrics by Illa J, music by Miles Davis, Robert Glasper
  4. Maiysha (So Long) – lyrics by Erykah Badu, music by Miles Davis
  5. Violets – Miles Davis, Phonte Coleman, Robert Glasper
  6. Little Church – Miles Davis, Hermeto Pascoal
  7. Silence is the Way – Miles Davis, Josef Zawinul, Laura Mvula,
  8. Song for Selim – Miles Davis, Paris Strother, Amber Strother, Anita Bias
  9. Milestones – Miles Davis
  10. I’m Leaving You – lyrics by Ledisi Anibade Young, Robert Glasper, music by Miles Davis
  11. Right On Brotha – Miles Davis, Chris Robinson,  Vincent Williams, Wayne Shorter

On April 26, 1993.

On April 26, 1993, “ECM” label released “Bye Bye Blackbird”, the 56th Keith Jarrett album. It was recorded in October 1991, at “Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Manfred Eicher. The album was tribute to Miles Davis.

Personnel:

  • Keith Jarrett- piano
  • Gary Peacock- double bass
  • Jack DeJohnette- drums

Track listing:

  1. Bye Bye Blackbird – Ray Henderson, Mort Dixon
  2. You Won’t Forget Me – Kermit Goell, Fred Spielman
  3. Butch and Butch – Oliver Nelson
  4. Summer Night – Al Dubin, Harry Warren
  5. For Miles – Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock, Jack DeJohnette
  6. Straight No Chaser – Thelonious Monk
  7. I Thought About You – Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer
  8. Blackbird, Bye Bye – Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock, Jack DeJohnette

 

On February 7, 2006.

On February 7, 2006, “Stretch” label released “The Ultimate Adventure”, the 64th Chick Corea studio album. It was recorded in 2005, and was produced by Chick Corea. It is the second album tribute to the work of SF author L. Ron Hubbard (the first was 2004 album “To the Stars”). In 2007, “The Ultimate Adventure” won Grammy awards for “Best Jazz Instrumental Performance (Individual or Group)” and “Best Instrumental Arrangement”.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea– piano, Rhodes piano, acoustic and electronic percussion,  synthesizers
  • Steve Gadd– drums, palmas
  • Airto Moreira– vocals, percussion
  • Carles Benavent– electric bass, palmas
  • Hubert Laws– flute
  • Hossam Ramzy– percussion
  • Jorge Pardo– flute, saxophone, palmas
  • Vinnie Colaiuta– drums
  • Tim Garland– bass clarinet, tenor saxophone
  • Rubem Dantas– percussion, palmas
  • Tom Brechtlein– drums, palmas
  • Frank Gambale– acoustic guitar
  • Bernie Kirsh– recording engineer
  • Al Schmitt– mixing engineer
  • Buck Snow– mixing engineer
  • Doug Sax– mastering engineer

Track listing:

  1. Three Ghouls, Pt. 1
  2. Three Ghouls, Pt. 2
  3. Three Ghouls, Pt. 3
  4. City of Brass
  5. Queen Tedmur
  6. El Stephen, Pt. 1
  7. El Stephen, Pt. 2
  8. King & Queen
  9. Moseb the Executioner, Pt. 1
  10. Moseb the Executioner, Pt. 2
  11. Moseb the Executioner, Pt. 3
  12. North Africa
  13. Flight from Karoof, Pt. 1
  14. Flight from Karoof, Pt. 2
  15. Planes of Existence, Pt. 1
  16. Arabian Nights, Pt. 1
  17. Arabian Nights, Pt. 2
  18. Gods & Devils
  19. Planes of Existence, Pt. 2

On January 18, 2011.

On January 18, 2011, “Latent” label released “Demons”, the 14th Cowboy Junkies, “Volume Two” of the “Nomad Series”. It was band’s tribute to Vic Chesnutt, who died on December 25, 2009, at age of 45. The album was produced by Michael Timmins.

Personnel:

  • Margo Timmins– vocals
  • Michael Timmins – guitar, backing vocals
  • Alan Anton – bass
  • Peter Timmins – drums, percussion
  • Jeff Bird – mandolin
  • Joby Baker – organ, piano, Wurlitzer, horn arrangement
  • Aaron Goldstein- guitar
  • Tania Elizabeth – fiddle
  • Dave Henry – cello
  • Henry Kucharzyk – woodwind arrangement
  • Alfons Fear, Nick Lariviere, Roy Styffe – horn
  • Bob Stevenson – clarinet
  • Andy Maize – backing vocals
  • Michael Timmins – engineer, mixed by
  • Peter J. Moore– mastered at the E Room
  • Peter Timmins – assistant
  • Joby Baker – engineer, mixing
  • Dave Henry – engineer
  • Alice Phieu – graphics design
  • Enrique Martinez Celaya– cover image

Track listing:

All tracks by Vic Chesnutt.

  1. Wrong Piano
  2. Flirted with You All My Life
  3. See You Around
  4. Betty Lonely
  5. Square Room
  6. Ladle
  7. Supernatural
  8. West of Rome
  9. Strange Language
  10. We Hovered with Short Wings
  11. When the Bottom Fell Out

On March 23, 1999.

Traveling miles

On March 23, 1999, “Blue Note” label released “Traveling Miles”, the thirteenth Cassandra Wilson album. It was recorded in December 1997, at “The Hit Factory” in New York City, May & September 1998, at “Bearsville Studios” in Bearsville, and was produced by Cassandra Wilson.The album is a tribute to Miles Davis.

Personnel:

  • Cassandra Wilson – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Doug Wamble– acoustic guitar
  • Eric Lewis– piano
  • Jeffrey Haynes, Kevin Breit– acoustic, electric, resophonic & e-bow guitars, electric mandolin, mandocello, bazouki
  • Lonnie Plaxico– acoustic bass
  • Marcus Baylor– drums, percussion
  • Marvin Sewell– acoustic, classical & electric guitars, bazouki
  • Mino Cinelu– percussion
  • Perry Wilson– drums
  • Vincent Henry– harmonica
  • Dave Holland– bass
  • Olu Dara– cornet
  • Steve Coleman– alto sax
  • Pat Metheny– classical guitar
  • Angelique Kidjo– vocals
  • Regina Carter– violin
  • Stefon Harris– vibraphone

Track listing:

  1. Run the Voodoo Down – Miles Davis, Cassandra Wilson
  2. Traveling Miles – Cassandra Wilson
  3. Right Here Right Now – Marvin Sewell and Cassandra Wilson
  4. Time After Time – Rob Hyman and Cyndi Lauper
  5. When The Sun Goes Down – Cassandra Wilson
  6. Seven Steps – Victor Feldman and Miles Davis
  7. Someday My Prince Will Come – Frank Churchill and Larry Morey
  8. Never Broken – Wayne Shorter and Cassandra Wilson
  9. Resurrection Blues – Marcus Miller and Cassandra Wilson
  10. Sky & Sea (Blue in Green) – Miles Davis and Cassandra Wilson
  11. Piper – Cassandra Wilson
  12. Voodoo Reprise – Miles Davis, Cassandra Wilson and Angelique Kidjo

On February 18, 1972.

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On February 18, 1972, “Philips” label released the self-titled Manfred Mann’s Earth Band debut album. It was recorded 1971 – 1972, at “Maximum Sound Studios” and “IBC Studios”, and was produced by Manfred Mann, Dave Hadfield and David MacKay.

Personnel:

  • Mick Rogers- guitar, vocals
  • Manfred Mann- organ, synthesizer, vocals
  • Colin Pattenden- bass guitar
  • Chris Slade- drums
  • Bob Foster – photography

Track listing:

  1. California Coastline – Walt Meskell, Tim Martin
  2. Captain Bobby Stout – Lane Tietgen
  3. Sloth – Manfred Mann, Mick Rogers
  4. Living Without You – Randy Newman
  5. Tribute – Manfred Mann
  6. Please Mrs Henry – Bob Dylan
  7. Jump Sturdy – John Creaux
  8. Prayer – Manfred Mann
  9. Part Time Man – David Sadler, Manfred Mann
  10. I’m Up And I’m Leaving – Manfred Mann, David Sadler

A MusiCares Tribute to Bruce Springsteen

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“A MusiCares Tribute to Bruce Springsteen” is a concert video filmed in 2013 at the “MusiCares Person of the Year” ceremony to honor and pay tribute to musician Bruce Springsteen for his artistic achievement in the music industry and dedication to philanthropy. The ceremony was hosted by Jon Stewart and features performances by musicians who have long been fans and admirers of Springsteen’s body of work. Springsteen and the E Street Band concluded the ceremony with their own performance. The video is directed by Leon Knoles.

Track listing:

  1. Adam Raised a Cain – performed by Alabama Shakes
  2. Because the Night – performed by Patti Smith
  3. Atlantic City – performed by Natalie Maines, Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite
  4. American Land – performed by Ken Casey of the Dropkick Murphys
  5. My City of Ruins – performed by Mavis Staples and Zac Brown
  6. I’m on Fire – performed by Mumford and Sons
  7. American Skin (41 Shots) -performed by Jackson Browne and Tom Morello
  8. My Hometown – performed by Emmylou Harris
  9. One Step Up – performed by Kenny Chesney
  10. Streets of Philadelphia – performed by Elton John
  11. Hungry Heart – performed by Juanes
  12. Tougher Than the Rest – performed by Tim McGraw and Faith Hill
  13. The Ghost of Tom Joad – performed by Jim James and Tom Morello
  14. Dancing in the Dark – performed by John Legend
  15. Lonesome Day – performed by Sting
  16. Born in the U.S.A. – performed by Neil Young and Crazy Horse
  17. We Take Care of Our Own – performed by Bruce Springsteen  and the E Street Band
  18. Death to My Hometown – performed by Bruce Springsteen  and the E Street Band
  19. Thunder Road – performed by Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
  20. Born to Run – performed by Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
  21. Glory Days – performed by Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

The set is released on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital download through “Columbia” label.