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On February 3, 2015.

On February 3, 2015, “Verve” label released “Wallflower”, the twelfth Diana Krall album. It was recorded 2013 – 2014, at “Verve Studio” in Santa Monica, “Capitol Studios” and “The Village Studios” in Hollywood, “MSR Studios” in New York City, “Soundtrade Studios” in Sweden, “The Orange Lounge” in Toronto, “Creekside Studio” in Vancouver BC, “Studio Ferber” in Paris, “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by David Foster.

Personnel:

  • Diana Krall – vocals, piano
  • Michael Buble – vocals
  • Brian Adams – vocals
  • Ramon Stagnaro – acoustic guitar
  • Michael Thompson – acoustic guitar
  • David Foster – piano, keyboards, arranger
  • William Ross – arranger
  • Chris Walden – arranger
  • Vince Mendoza – arranger
  • Stephen Stills – electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Graham Nash, Timothy B. Schmit – backing vocals
  • Nathan East – bass
  • Christian McBride, E-Bow – bass
  • Dennis Crouch – bass
  • Michael Thompson – electric guitar
  • Blake Mills – guitar
  • Dean Parks – guitar
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Karriem Riggins – drums
  • Karriem Riggins – drums
  • Jochem van der Saag – synth, programming, sound designer, mixing, co-producer
  • Andreas Carlsson – co-producer
  • Gavin Greenaway – orchestra conductor
  • Everton Nelson – orchestra leader
  • Chris Potter, Guillaume Dujardin, Jochem van der Saag, Jorge Vivo – engineer
  • Paul Forgues, Daniel Fyfe, Chris Owens, Steve Genewick – engineer assistant
  • Anders Pantzer, Roy Hendrickson, Spencer Sunshine – recording engineer
  • Jorge Vivo, Nuno Fernandes, Steve Price, Hank Linderman – recording
  • Paul Blakemore – mastering
  • Coco Shinomiya – design
  • Fotheringham – illustration

Track listing:

  1. California Dreamin’ – John Philips, Michelle Philips
  2. Desperado – Don Henley, Glenn Frey
  3. Superstar – Bonnie Bramlett, Leon Russell
  4. Alone Again (Naturally) – Gilbert O’Sullivan
  5. Wallflower – Bob Dylan
  6. If I Take You Home Tonight – Paul McCartney
  7. I Can’t Tell You Why – Timothy B. Schmit, Don Henley, Glenn Frey
  8. Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word – Elton John, Bernard Taupin
  9. Operator (That’s Not the Way It Feels) – Jim Croce
  10. I’m Not in Love – Graham Gouldman, Eric Stewart
  11. Feels Like Home – Randy Newman
  12. Don’t Dream It’s Over – Neil Finn

 

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In January 1967.

In 1967, “Verve” label released “A Simple Matter of Conviction”, the 32nd Bill Evans album. It was recorded on October 4, 1966, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Creed Taylor.

Personnel:

  • Bill Evans- piano
  • Eddie Gómez- bass
  • Shelly Manne- drums

Track listing:

  1. A Simple Matter of Conviction – Bill Evans
  2. Stella by Starlight – Victor Young, Ned Washington
  3. Unless It’s You (Orbit) – Bill Evans
  4. Laura – Mercer, Raksin
  5. My Melancholy Baby – Ernie Burnett, George Norton, W. E. Watson
  6. I’m Getting Sentimental Over You – Bassman, Ned Washington
  7. Star Eyes – Gene de Paul, Don Raye
  8. Only Child – Bill Evans
  9. These Things Called Changes – Bill Evans

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 November 9, 1993.

On November 9, 1993, “Verve” label released “Time Remembered: John McLaughlin Plays Bill Evans”, the ninth John McLaughlin solo album. It was recorded March 1993,  and was produced by John McLaughlin.

Personnel:

  • John McLaughlin– acoustic guitar, mixing supervision, linear notes
  • Alexandre Delfa – acoustic guitar
  • Yan Maresz – acoustic bass
  • Pascal Rabatti – acoustic guitar
  • François Szonyi – acoustic guitar
  • Jean-Philippe Allard – executive producer
  • Paolo Bocchi – assistant engineer
  • Dario Bontempi, Max Costa – engineer
  • Charles French, Jean-Pierre Larcher – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Bill Evans; except where noted.

  1. Prologue
  2. Very Early (Homage to Bill Evans) – Bill Evans, John McLaughlin
  3. Only Child
  4. Waltz for Debby – Bill Evans, Gene Lees
  5. Homage – John McLaughlin
  6. My Bells
  7. Time Remembered
  8. Song for Helen
  9. Turn Out the Stars
  10. We Will Meet Again
  11. Epilogue

 

On October 20, 1998.

On October 20, 1998, “Verve” label released “Gershwin’s World”, the 42nd Herbie Hancock album. It was recorded March – June 1998, and was produced by Robert Sadin.

Personnel:

  • Herbie Hancock– piano, organ, arranger, liner notes
  • Stevie Wonder– vocals, harmonica, arranger
  • Joni Mitchell– vocals
  • Chick Corea– piano
  • Stanley Clarke– bass
  • Ira Coleman – bass, production assistant
  • James Carter– soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Alex Al – bass
  • Toby Appel – viola
  • Cyro Baptista– percussion
  • Kathleen Battle– soprano, vocals
  • Ronnie Bauch – violin
  • Martha Caplin – concert master, violin
  • Terri Lyne Carrington– drums, production assistant
  • Susannah Chapman – cello
  • Catherine Cho – violin
  • Sarah Clarke – principal viola
  • Charles Curtis – cello
  • Nicolas Danielson – violin
  • Marji Danilow – bass
  • Madou Dembelle – djembe
  • Matthew Dine – English horn
  • Massamba Diop – talking drum
  • Karen Dreyfus – viola
  • Jennifer Frautschi – violin
  • Kenny Garrett– alto saxophone
  • Marlon Graves – guitar, mixing, percussion
  • Michael Finn – principal bassoon
  • Brian Greene – oboe
  • Bireyma Guiye – percussion
  • Eddie Henderson – flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Cynde Iverson – bassoon
  • Gene Jackson – drums
  • Joanna Jenner – violin
  • Renee Jolles – violin Eastman School of Music
  • Chris Komer – horn
  • Bakithi Kumalo– bass, guitar
  • Elizabeth Mann – flute
  • Cheik Mbaye – percussion
  • Melissa Meel – cello
  • Katherine Murdock – viola
  • Charles Neidich– clarinet, E flat clarinet
  • Ahling Neu – viola
  • Donald Palma – principal bass
  • Ellen Payne – violin
  • Todd Phillips – violin
  • Nardo Poy – viola
  • William Purvis – principal horn
  • Richard Rood – violin
  • Eriko Sato – principal violin
  • Wayne Shorter– soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • David Singer – clarinet
  • Mina Smith – cello
  • Clavin Wiersman – violin
  • Peter Winograd – violin
  • Asmira Woodward-Page – violin
  • Eric Wyrick – violin
  • Naoko Tanaka – violin
  • Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
  • Robert Sadin – arranger, audio production, drum programming, liner notes, percussion programming, programming
  • David Charles Abell – consultant
  • Dave Darlington – engineer
  • Rob Eaton – audio engineer, engineer
  • Clark Germain – audio engineer, engineer
  • Steve Genewick – assistant
  • Robi Banerji, Thom Cadley, Fred Hedemark, Pete Karam – Ron Martinez, Jason Stasium, Brett Swain, David Swope, Kayo Teramoto – assistant engineer
  • Andreas Meyer – digital editing
  • Pedro Moreira – assistant, music assistant
  • Melinda Murphy – production coordination
  • Darcy Proper, Bill Airey Smith – digital editing
  • Rob Rapley – digital editing, engineer
  • Doug Sax, Mark Wilder – mastering
  • Al Schmitt – surround mix
  • Rich Breen – tracking engineer
  • Bruce Swedien, Brian Vibberts– mixing
  • Camille Tominaro, Tom Truslow – production coordination
  • Todd Whitelock – audio engineer, engineer
  • Istvan Banyai – artwork, illustrations
  • Jimmy Katz – photography, session photographer
  • James Minchin – cover photo, photography
  • Robert Zuckerman – session photographer
  • Theodora Kuslan – release coordinator

Track listing:

  1. Overture (Fascinating Rhythm)
  2. It Ain’t Necessarily So
  3. The Man I Love
  4. Here Come De Honey Man
  5. Louis Blues
  6. Lullaby
  7. Blueberry Rhyme
  8. It Ain’t Necessarily So Interlude
  9. Cotton Tail
  10. Summertime
  11. My Man’s Gone Now
  12. Prelude In C# Minor
  13. Concerto For Piano And Orchestra In G, 2nd Movement
  14. Embraceable You

On October 15, 1996.

On October 15, 1996, “Verve” label released “The Guitar Trio”, album by Al Di Meola, Paco de Lucía and John McLaughlin. It was recorded May – July 1996, at “Real World Studios” in England, and was produced by Al Di Meola, John McLaughlin and Paco de Lucía.

Personnel:

  • Al Di Meola– guitar,  percussion – plays Ovation and Hermanos Conde guitar-percution, hands, shaker
  • John McLaughlin– guitar – plays Wechter guitar and D’Addario strings
  • Paco de Lucía– guitar – plays Hermanos Conde guitar

Track listing:

  1. La Estiba – Paco de Lucía
  2. Beyond the Mirage – Al Di Meola
  3. Midsummer Night – John McLaughlin
  4. Manhã de Carnaval – Luiz Bonfá, Antônio Maria
  5. Letter from India – John McLaughlin
  6. Espiritu – Al Di Meola
  7. Le Monastère dans les Montagnes – John McLaughlin
  8. Azzura – Al Di Meola
  9. Cardeosa – Paco de Lucía

On October 14, 2003.

On October 14, 2003, “Verve” label released “Thieves and Poets”, the 13th John McLaughlin album. It was recorded in June 2002, and was produced by John McLaughlin.

Personnel:

  • John McLaughlin — guitar
  • Helmut Schartlmüller — bass
  • Matt Haimovitz — cello
  • Paul Meyer — clarinet
  • Viktoria Mullova — violin
  • Renato Rivolta — conductor
  • Yan Maresz — orchestration, sound design
  • Pascal Bod, Maureen Murphy, John Newcott — release coordinator
  • Lïla Guilloteau — assistant coordinator
  • Marcus Wippersberg — recording, mixing
  • Christian Pégand — production coordination
  • Christoph Stickel — mastering
  • Guido Andreani, Peppe de Angelis — assistant engineer
  • Thomas Dorn — cover photo
  • Ira McLaughlin — photography

Track listing:

All tracks by John McLaughlin, except where noted

  1. Thieves and Poets, Pt. 1
  2. Thieves and Poets, Pt. 2
  3. Thieves and Poets, Pt. 3
  4. My Foolish Heart – Ned Washington, Victor Young
  5. The Dolphin – Luiz Eça
  6. Stella by Starlight – Ned Washington, Victor Young
  7. My Romance – Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers