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On September 14, 2018.

On September 14, 2018, “Blue Note” label released “Emanon”, the 26th Wayne Shorter album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, “Danilo’s Jazz Club”, “American Trade Hotel”, “Casco Viejo”, in Panama, “The Barbican”, in London, and was produced by Don Was and Wayne Shorter. The album contains both studio and live recordings.


  • Wayne Shorter – soprano and tenor saxophone
  • Danilo Perez– piano
  • John Patitucci– bass
  • Brian Blade– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Wayne Shorter, except where noted.

  1. Pegasus
  2. Prometheus Unbound
  3. Lotus
  4. The Three Marias
  5. The Three Marias
  6. Lost and Orbits Medley
  7. Lotus
  8. She Moves Through the Fair – traditional, arranged by Wayne Shorter
  9. Adventures Aboard the Golden Mean
  10. Prometheus Unbound

In August 1974,

In August 1974, “Blue Note” label released “Moto Gross Feio”, the thirteenth Wayne Shorter album. It was recorded April – August 1970, at “A & R Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Duke Pearson.


  • Wayne Shorter— soprano and tenor saxophone
  • John McLaughlin— 12 string guitar
  • Chick Corea— marimba, drums, percussion
  • Ron Carter— bass, cello
  • Dave Holland— acoustic guitar, bass
  • Miroslav Vitouš— bass
  • Michelin Prell (Micheline Pelzer) — drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Wayne Shorter except where noted.

  1. Moto Grosso Feio
  2. Montezuma
  3. Antigua
  4. Vera Cruz – Milton Nascimento
  5. Iska

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.


  • 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

On July 1, 1997.

On July 1, 1997, “Verve” label released “1 + 1”, an album by Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter. It was recorded in 1997 and was produced by Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter.


  • Herbie Hancock– piano
  • Wayne Shorter– soprano saxophone

Track listing:

  1. Meridianne – A Wood Sylph – Wayne Shorter
  2. Aung San Suu Kyi – Wayne Shorter
  3. Sonrisa – Herbie Hancock
  4. Memory of Enchantment – Michiel Borstlap
  5. Visitor from Nowhere – Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter
  6. Joanna’s Theme – Herbie Hancock
  7. Diana – Wayne Shorter
  8. Visitors from Somewhere – Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter
  9. Manhattan Lorelei – Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter
  10. Hale – Bopp, Hip – Hop – Herbie Hancock

On June 1, 2010.

On June 1, 2010, “Heads Up” label released “Now Is the Time”, the sixth Jeff Lorber Fusion album. It was recorded in 2010, and was produced by Jeff Lorber, Bobby Colomby and Jimmy Haslip.


  • Jeff Lorber– guitar, keyboards, synthesizer bass
  • Jimmy Haslip– bass, percussion, producer
  • Paul Jackson, Jr.– guitar
  • Larry Koonse – guitar
  • Tony Maiden – guitar
  • Lil’ John Roberts – drums
  • Vinnie Colaiuta- drums
  • Dave Weckl– drums
  • IreneB – vocals
  • Frankie Biggz– backing vocals
  • Jimmy Branly – drums, percussion
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • Eric Marienthal– alto sax, tenor sax, soprano sax
  • Randy Brecker– flugelhorn
  • Steve Jankowski – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Teddy Mulet – trumpet
  • Tom Timko – flute, saxophone
  • Jens Wendelboe – trombone
  • Chris Bellman – mastering
  • Ada Rovatti – engineer
  • Allen Sides – mixing
  • Derek Jones – tracking engineer
  • Lori Stoll – photography
  • Janet Wolsborn – package design

Track listing:

  1. Rain Dance/Wanna Fly – Irene Bauza, Frankie Biggz, Jeff Lorber
  2. Moy – Bobby Colomby, Steve Dubin, Jeff Lorber
  3. Pixel – Bobby Colomby, Jimmy Haslip, Jeff Lorber
  4. Sugar Free – Irene Bauza, Frankie Biggz, Jeff Lorber
  5. Mysterious Traveller – Wayne Shorter
  6. Curtains/Before We Go – Irene Bauza, Frankie Biggz, Jeff Lorber
  7. Black Ice – Jeff Lorber
  8. Las Rosas – Bobby Colomby, Jeff Lorber
  9. Chinese Medicinal Herbs – Jeff Lorber
  10. Water Sign – Irene Bauza, Frankie Biggz, Jeff Lorber
  11. Sumatra – Jeff Lorber

On May 24, 2020.

On May 24, 2020, Wilbur James Cobb died aged 91. He was musician (drums), one of the most influential and respected drummers in Jazz music. He has recorded and performed with many musicians including Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Wayne Shorter, Dinah Washington, Pearl Bailey, Clark Terry, Cannonball Adderley, Dizzy Gillespie, Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday, Wynton Kelly, Stan Getz, Wes Montgomery, Art Pepper, Gil Evans, Paul Chambers, Kenny Burrell, J. J. Johnson, Sonny Stitt, Nat Adderley, Phil Upchurch, Benny Golson, Hank Jones, Ron Carter, George Coleman, Fathead Newman, Geri Allen, Earl Bostic, Leo Parker, Charlie Rouse, Ernie Royal, Philly Joe Jones, Bobby Timmons, Walter Booker, Jerome Richardson, Joey DeFrancesco, Keter Betts, Jimmy Cleveland, Sam Jones, Red Garland, Joe Henderson, Eddie Gómez, Bill Evans, Jeremy Steig, Richard Wyands, Peter Bernstein, Walter Bishop, Jr., Richie Cole, Nancy Wilson, Ricky Ford, David Amram, Donald Byrd, Kenny Barron and Toshiko Akiyoshi. Cobb recorded 17 albums as a leader.


On May 7, 2013.

On May 7, 2013, “Nonesuch” label released “Walking Shadows”, the 15th Joshua Redman studio album. It was recorded in September 2012, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Brad Mehldau.


  • Joshua Redman– tenor saxophone
  • Brad Mehldau– piano
  • Larry Grenadier– bass
  • Brian Blade– drums
  • Dan Coleman- string arrangements, orchestra director
  • Avril Brown – violin
  • Christina Courtin– violin
  • Karen Karlsrud – violin
  • Ann Leathers – violin
  • Katherine Livolsi-Landau – violin
  • Joanna Maurer – violin
  • Courtney Orlando – violin
  • Yuri Vodovos – violin
  • Vincent Lionti – viola
  • Daniel Panner – viola
  • Dov Scheindlin – viola
  • Stephanie Cummins – cello
  • Eugene Moye – cello
  • Ellen Westermann – cello
  • Timothy Cobb– bass
  • Pamela Sklar – flute
  • Robert Carlisle – French horn

Track listing:

  1. The Folks Who Live on the Hill – Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II
  2. Lush Life – Billy Strayhorn
  3. Stop This Train – John Mayer, Pino Palladino
  4. Adagio – Johann Sebastian Bach
  5. Easy Living – Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin
  6. Doll Is Mine – Amadeo Maria Pace, Kazu Makino, Simone Maria Pace
  7. Infant Eyes – Wayne Shorter
  8. Let It Be – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  9. Final Hour – Joshua Redman
  10. The Last Glimpse of Gotham – Brad Mehldau
  11. Stardust – Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish
  12. Let Me Down Easy – Joshua Redman


On April 24, 2007.

On April 24, 2007, “Nonesuch” label released “Back East”, the 13th Joshua Redman album. It was recorded in 2007, at “Avatar Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Joshua Redman.


  • Joshua Redman– tenor and soprano saxophones
  • Dewey Redman– tenor and alto saxophones
  • Joe Lovano– tenor saxophone
  • Chris Cheek– soprano saxophone
  • Larry Grenadier– double bass
  • Christian McBride– double bass
  • Reuben Rogers– double bass
  • Brian Blade– drums
  • Eric Harland– drums
  • Ali Jackson– drums

Track listing:

  1. The Surrey with the Fringe on Top – Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein
  2. East of the Sun (and West of the Moon) – Brooks Bowman
  3. Zarafah – Joshua Redman
  4. Indian Song – Wayne Shorter
  5. I’m an Old Cowhand – Johnny Mercer, Harry Warren
  6. Wagon Wheels – Billy Hill, Peter DeRose
  7. Back East – Joshua Redman
  8. Mantra #5 – Joshua Redman
  9. Indonesia – Joshua Redman
  10. India – John Coltrane
  11. GJ – Dewey Redman

On April 15, 1971.

On April 15, 1971, “ECM” label released “A.R.C.”, the eight Chick Corea album. It was recorded in January 1971, at “Tonstudio Bauer” in Ludwigsburg, Germany, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.


  • Chick Corea– piano
  • David Holland– bass
  • Barry Altschul– drums, percussion
  • Kurt Rapp – engineer
  • B & B Wojirsch – design

Tracks listing:

All tracks by Chick Corea except where noted.

  1. Nefertiti – Wayne Shorter
  2. Ballad for Tillie – Barry Altschul, Chick Corea, David Holland
  3. R.C.
  4. Vedana – Dave Holland
  5. Thanatos
  6. Games


On March 6, 2020.

On March 6, 2020, Alfred McCoy Tyner died aged 81. He was composer, bandleader and pianist, one of the most recognizable and influential in jazz history. He has recorded and performed with many famous musicians including John Coltrane, Art Blakey, Donald Byrd, George Benson, Art Farmer, Lou Donaldson, Benny Golson, Grant Green, Freddie Hubbard, Joe Henderson, Bobby Hutcherson, Milt Jackson, J.J. Jackson, Blue Mitchell, Hank Mobley, Lee Morgan, David Murray, Julian Priester, Sonny Rollins, Ron Carter, Al Foster, Avery Sharpe, Woody Shaw, Jackie McLean, Cecil McBee, Jack DeJohnette, Wayne Shorter, Sonny Stitt and Stanley Turrentine, As a leader he recorded 74 albums. Tyner was a “NEA Jazz Master” and a five-time “Grammy” winner.