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In July 1970.

In July 1970, ”Impulse!” label released “Transition”, an album by John Coltrane. It was recorded May – June 1965, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Bob Thiele and John Coltrane.

Personnel:

  • John Coltrane– tenor saxophone
  • McCoy Tyner– piano
  • Jimmy Garrison– double bass
  • Elvin Jones– drums
  • Rudy Van Gelder – engineer
  • Nat Hentoff – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by John Coltrane.

  1. Transition
  2. Dear Lord
  3. Suite
  • Prayer and Meditation: Day, Peace and After
  • Prayer and Meditation: Evening, Affirmation
  • Prayer and Meditation: 4 A.M.

In July 1964.

In July 1964, “Impulse” label released “The Body & the Soul”, the ninth Freddie Hubbard album. It was recorded March – May 1963, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood, NJ, “Capitol Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Bob Thiele.

Personnel:

  • Freddie Hubbard– trumpet
  • Wayne Shorter- tenor saxophone, arranger, conductor
  • Curtis Fuller– trombone
  • Eric Dolphy- alto saxophone, flute
  • Cedar Walton– piano
  • Reggie Workman– bass
  • Louis Hayes– drums
  • Clark Terry – trumpet
  • Ernie Royal – trumpet
  • Ed Armour – trumpet
  • Richard Williams- trumpet
  • Al DeRisi – trumpet
  • Seldon Powell – tenor saxophone
  • Jerome Richardson- tenor saxophone
  • Charles Davis- baritone saxophone
  • Jerome Richardson – baritone saxophone
  • Melba Liston– trombone
  • Robert Powell – tuba
  • Bob Northern- French horn
  • Julius Watkins- French horns
  • Harry Cykman, Morris Stonzek, Arnold Eidus, Sol Shapiro, Charles McCracken, Harry Katzman, Harry Lookofsky, Gene Orloff, Julius Held, Raoul Poliakin – strings

Track listing:

All tracks by Freddie Hubbard except where noted.

  1. Body and Soul – Heyman, Sour, Eyton, Green
  2. Carnival (Manhã de Carnaval) – Luis Bonfá, Creatore, Peretti, Weiss
  3. Chocolate Shake – Duke Ellington, Ben Webster
  4. Dedicated to You – Cahn, Chaplin, Zaret
  5. Clarence’s Place
  6. Aries
  7. Skylark – Carmichael, Mercer
  8. I Got It Bad (And That Ain’t Good) – Duke Ellington, Ben Webster
  9. Thermo

In July 1964.

In July 1964, “Impulse” label released “Today and Tomorrow”, the fourth McCoy Tyner album. It was recorded June 1963 – February 1964, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood, NJ, and was produced by Bob Thiele.

Personnel:

  1. McCoy Tyner– piano
  2. Jimmy Garrison- bass
  3. Albert Heath- drums
  4. John Gilmore- tenor saxophone
  5. Thad Jones– trumpet
  6. Frank Strozier- alto saxophone
  7. Butch Warren– bass
  8. Elvin Jones– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by McCoy Tyner except where noted

  1. Contemporary Focus
  2. A Night in Tunisia – Dizzy Gillespie
  3. T ‘N A Blues – Elvin Jones
  4. Autumn Leaves – Joseph Kosma
  5. Three Flowers
  6. When Sunny Gets Blue – Marvin Fisher, Jack Segal

In July 1962.

In July 1962, “Impulse!” label released “Coltrane”, the eleventh John Coltrane album (third one for Impulse!). It was recorded April – June 1962, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood, NJ, and was produced by Bob Thiele.

Personnel:

  • John Coltrane– tenor and soprano saxophone
  • Jimmy Garrison– double bass
  • Elvin Jones– drums
  • McCoy Tyner– piano
  • Pete Turner– photography

Track listing:

  1. Out of This World – Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer
  2. Soul Eyes – Mal Waldron
  3. The Inch Worm – Frank Loesser
  4. Tunji – John Coltrane
  5. Miles’ Mode – John Coltrane

In July 1957.

In July 1957, “Blue Note” label released “Blowing in from Chicago”, the debut Clifford Jordan album. It was recorded in March 1957, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Clifford Jordan – tenor saxophone
  • John Gilmore- tenor saxophone
  • Horace Silver- piano
  • Curly Russell- bass
  • Art Blakey– drums

Track listing:

  1. Status Quo – John Neely
  2. Bo-Till – Clifford Jordan
  3. Blue Lights – Gigi Gryce
  4. Billie’s Bounce – Charlie Parker
  5. Evil Eye – Clifford Jordan
  6. Everywhere – Horace Silver

On July 1, 1997.

On July 1, 1997, “Savant” label released “The Opening Round”, subtitled “The Groove Masters Series Vol. 1”, the 43rd Houston Person album. It was recorded in February 1997, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Houston Person.

Personnel:

  • Houston Person– tenor saxophone
  • Joey DeFrancesco– Hammond B3 organ
  • Rodney Jones– guitar
  • Tracy Wormworth– electric bass
  • Bernard Purdie– drums

Track listing:

  1. Sweet Sucker – Johnny Griffin
  2. Let’s Stay Together – Al Green, Al Jackson Jr., Willie Mitchell
  3. Can’t Help Lovin’ That Man – Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II
  4. What’s Going On? – Marvin Gaye, Renaldo Benson, Al Cleveland
  5. When a Man Loves a Woman – Calvin Lewis, Andrew Wright
  6. Blue Spring – Rodney Jones
  7. Song for a Rainbow – Rodney Jones
  8. Shenandoah – traditional

 

In June 1964.

In June 1964, “Blue Note” label released “No Room for Squares”, the 21st Hank Mobley album. It was recorded March – October, 1963, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Hank Mobley– tenor saxophone
  • Lee Morgan– trumpet
  • Donald Byrd– trumpet
  • Andrew Hill– piano
  • Herbie Hancock– piano
  • John Ore– bass
  • Butch Warren– bass
  • Philly Joe Jones– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Hank Mobley except where noted.

  1. Three Way Split
  2. Carolyn – Lee Morgan
  3. Up a Step
  4. No Room for Squares
  5. Me ‘N’ You – Lee Morgan
  6. Old World, New Imports

In June 1968.

In June 1968, “Blue Note” label released “Contrasts”, the seventh Larry Young album. It was recorded in September 1967, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Larry Young- organ
  • Althea Young – vocals
  • Hank White – flugelhorn
  • Herbert Morgan – tenor saxophone
  • Tyrone Washington- tenor saxophone
  • Eddie Wright – guitar
  • Eddie Gladden- drums
  • Stacey Edwards – congas

Track listing:

 All tracks by Larry Young except where noted.

  1. Majestic Soul
  2. Evening
  3. Major Affair
  4. Wild Is the Wind – Dimitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington
  5. Tender Feelings – Tyrone Washington
  6. Means Happiness

 

In June 1965.

In June 1965, “Blue Note” label released “The Thing to Do, the 10th Blue Mitchell album. It was recorded in July 1964, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Blue Mitchell- trumpet
  • Junior Cook- tenor saxophone
  • Chick Corea- piano
  • Gene Taylor- bass
  • Al Foster- drums

Track listing:

  1. Fungii Mama – Blue Mitchell
  2. Mona’s Mood – Jimmy Heath
  3. The Thing to Do – Jimmy Heath
  4. Step Lightly – Joe Henderson
  5. Chick’s Tune – Chick Corea

In June 1961.

In June 1961, “Blue Note” label released “Whistle Stop”, the thirteen Kenny Dorham album. It was recorded in January 1961, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Kenny Dorham- trumpet
  • Hank Mobley- tenor sax
  • Kenny Drew- piano
  • Paul Chambers- double bass
  • Philly Joe Jones- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Kenny Dorham.

  1. Philly Twist
  2. Buffalo
  3. Sunset
  4. Whistle Stop
  5. Sunrise in Mexico
  6. Windmill
  7. Dorham’s Epitaph