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On April 3, 2001.

On April 3, 2001, “High Note” label released “Detour Ahead”, the seventh Randy Johnston album. It was recorded in January 1998, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Houston Person.

Personnel:

  • Randy Johnston– guitar
  • David “Fathead” Newman – tenor saxophone
  • Houston Person – tenor saxophone
  • Joey DeFrancesco– organ
  • Byron Landham – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Randy Johnson except where noted

  1. Blues for Edward G.
  2. The Triangle Pose
  3. A House Is Not a Home – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  4. The End of a Love Affair – Edward Redding
  5. (They Long to Be) Close to You – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  6. Two Step Snake
  7. Detour Ahead – Herb Ellis, John Frigo, Lou Carter
  8. Dearly Beloved – Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer

In March 1960.

In March 1960, “Blue Note” label released “Star Bright”, the second Dizzy Reece album. It was recorded in November 1959, “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Dizzy Reece- trumpet
  • Hank Mobley- tenor saxophone
  • Wynton Kelly- piano
  • Paul Chambers- bass
  • Art Taylor- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Dizzy Reece except where noted.

  1. The Rake
  2. I’ll Close My Eyes – Kaye, Reid
  3. Groovesville
  4. The Rebound
  5. I Wished on the Moon – Dorothy Parker, Ralph Rainger
  6. A Variation on Monk

 

In March 1959.

In March 1959, “Blue Note” label released “Off to the Races”, the 13th Donald Byrd album. It was recorded in December 1958, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Donald Byrd- trumpet
  • Jackie McLean- alto saxophone
  • Pepper Adams- baritone saxophone
  • Wynton Kelly- piano
  • Sam Jones- bass
  • Art Taylor- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Donald Byrd except where noted.

  1. Lover, Come Back to Me – Oscar Hammerstein II, Sigmund Romberg
  2. When Your Love Has Gone
  3. Sudwest Funk
  4. Paul’s Pal – Sonny Rollins
  5. Off to the Races
  6. Down Tempo

 

On February 26, 1966.

On February 26, 1966, “Impulse” label released “Ascension”, the 21st John Coltrane album. It was recorded on June 28, 1965, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Bob Thiele.

Personnel:

  • Freddie Hubbard– trumpet
  • Dewey Johnson– trumpet
  • Marion Brown– alto saxophone
  • John Tchicai– alto saxophone
  • John Coltrane– tenor saxophone
  • Pharoah Sanders– tenor saxophone
  • Archie Shepp– tenor saxophone
  • McCoy Tyner– piano
  • Art Davis– bass
  • Jimmy Garrison– bass
  • Elvin Jones– drums

Track listing:

Edition I

“Ascension – John Coltrane

Edition II

“Ascension – John Coltrane

 

In February 1967.

In February 1967, “Blue Note” label released “Blue Spirits”, the thirteenth Freddie Hubbard album. It was recorded February 1965 – March 1966, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Freddie Hubbard- trumpet
  • James Spaulding- alto saxophone, flute
  • Joe Henderson- tenor saxophone
  • Harold Mabern- piano
  • Larry Ridley– bass
  • Bob Cranshaw– bass
  • Reggie Workman– bass
  • Clifford Jarvis– drums
  • Elvin Jones– drums
  • Pete LaRoca– drums
  • Big Black – congas
  • Kiane Zawadi- euphonium
  • Hank Mobley- tenor saxophone
  • McCoy Tyner– piano
  • Herbie Hancock- piano, celeste
  • Hosea Taylor – alto saxophone, bassoon

All tracks by Freddie Hubbard

  1. Soul Surge
  2. Blue Spirits
  3. Outer Forces
  4. Cunga Black
  5. Jodo

In January 1968.

In January 1968, “Blue Note” label released “Mr. Shing-A-Ling”, the 29th Lou Donaldson album. It was recorded in October 1967, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, and was produced by Francis Wolff.

Personnel:

  • Lou Donaldson – alto saxophone
  • Blue Mitchell- trumpet
  • Lonnie Smith- organ
  • Jimmy Ponder– guitar
  • Leo Morris- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Lou Donaldson except where noted.

  1. Ode to Billie Joe – Bobby Gentry
  2. The Humpback
  3. The Shadow of Your Smile – Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster
  4. Peepin’ – Lonnie Smith
  5. The Kid – Harold Ousley

In December 1967.

In December 1967, “Blue Note” label released “Heads Up!”, the 14th Blue Mitchell album. It was recorded in November 1967, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Blue Mitchell – trumpet
  • Burt Collins- trumpet
  • Jerry Dodgion- flute, alto saxophone
  • Junior Cook- tenor saxophone
  • Pepper Adams- baritone saxophone
  • Julian Priester- trombone
  • McCoy Tyner- piano
  • Gene Taylor- bass
  • Al Foster- drums
  • Jimmy Heath, Melba Liston, Duke Pearson, Don Pickett – arrangement

Track listing:

All tracks by Blue Mitchell except where noted.

  1. Heads Up! Feet Down! – Jimmy Heath
  2. Togetherness – Jimmy Heath
  3. The Folks Who Live On the Hill – Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II
  4. Good Humour Man
  5. Len Sirrah – Melba Liston
  6. The People in Nassau