In October 1966, “Blue Note” label released “Free Form”, the 20th Donald Byrd album. It was recorded in December 1961, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.
In July 1966, “Blue Note” label released “Search for the New Land”, the fifteenth Lee Morgan album. It was recorded in February 1964, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.
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.
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
Talking Shit – Miles Davis, Curtis Jews, Josef Zawinul, Robert Glasper
Ghetto Walkin – lyrics by Bilal Oliver, Robert Glasper, music by Miles Davis
They Can’t Hold Me Down – lyrics by Illa J, music by Miles Davis, Robert Glasper
Maiysha (So Long) – lyrics by Erykah Badu, music by Miles Davis
Violets – Miles Davis, Phonte Coleman, Robert Glasper
Little Church – Miles Davis, Hermeto Pascoal
Silence is the Way – Miles Davis, Josef Zawinul, Laura Mvula,
Song for Selim – Miles Davis, Paris Strother, Amber Strother, Anita Bias
Milestones – Miles Davis
I’m Leaving You – lyrics by Ledisi Anibade Young, Robert Glasper, music by Miles Davis
Right On Brotha – Miles Davis, Chris Robinson, Vincent Williams, Wayne Shorter
In April 1962, “Blue Note” label released “Ready for Freddie”, the fifth Freddie Hubbard album. It was recorded in August 1961, at “Van gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.
Freddie Hubbard – trumpet
Bernard McKinney – euphonium
Wayne Shorter – tenor saxophone
McCoy Tyner – piano
Art Davis – double bass
Elvin Jones – drums
All tracks by Freddie Hubbard, except where noted.
On February 9, 2020, Armando Anthony “Chick” Corea died aged 79. He was musician (piano, keyboards, percussion), composer and bandleader. He is regarded as one of the major piano players to emerge in jazz during the post-John Coltrane era. Recorded and performed with the most important Jazz musicians including Miles Davis, Mongo Santamaria, Willie Bobo, Blue Mitchell, Herbie Mann, Stan Getz, Roy Haunes, Miroslav Vitous, Stanley Clarke, Richard Davis, Joe Farrell, Joe Henderson, Eric Kloss, Hubert Laws, Herbie Mann, Blue Mitchell, John Patitucci, Wayne Shorter, Cal Tjader, Sonny Stitt, Dave Pike, Armando Peraza, Marion Brown, Sadao Watanabe, Larry Coryell, John Surman, Elvin Jones, Rolf Kühn, Airto Moreira, Antony Braxton, Pete La Roca, Al Di Meola, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Ron Carter, Gábor Szabó, Donald Byrd, Tete Montoliu, Chaka Khan, Eddie Gomez, Wallace Rooney, Herbie Hancock, Antonio Sanches, Gary Burton and Hiromi Uehara. Corea formed and lead Return to Forever, Circle, Chick Corea Elektric Band, Chick Corea Akoustic Band and Five Peace Band. As leader he released 77 studio and 23 live albums. Corea won 23 “Grammy Awards”.
On February 10, 1998, “Blue Note” label released “Standards”, the 24th Lee Morgan album. It was recorded in 1967, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.
On January 18, 1975, “Columbia” label released “Native Dancer”, the fifteenth Wayne Shorter album. It was recorded in September 1974, at “The Village Recorder” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jim Price and Rob Fraboni.
Wayne Shorter – soprano and tenor saxophone
Milton Nascimento – vocals, guitar
David Amaro – guitar
Jay Graydon – guitar
Herbie Hancock – piano, keyboards
Wagner Tiso – organ, piano
Dave McDaniel – bass
Robertinho Silva – drums
Airto Moreira – percussion
Ponta de Areia – Milton Nascimento
Beauty and the Beast – Wayne Shorter
Tarde – Fernando Brant, Milton Nascimento
Miracle of the Fishes – Fernando Brant, Milton Nascimento
Diana – Wayne Shorter
From the Lonely Afternoons – Fernando Brant, Milton Nascimento
In January 1966, “Blue Note” label released “The Rumproller”, the 17th Lee Morgan album. It was recorded in April 1965, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.
In January 1962, “Blue Note” label released “Mosaic”, the 18th Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers album. It was recorded in October 1961, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.
On October 17, 1995, “Verve” label released “High Life”, the twentieth Wayne Shorter album. It was recorded in 1995, at Bill Schnee’s studio in North Hollywood, and was produced by Marcus Miller. In 1997, “High Life” won the “Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Jazz Album”.
Wayne Shorter – tenor, soprano, alto and baritone saxophones
Rachel Z – piano, synthesizers, sound design, sequencing
David Gilmore – electric guitar
Marcus Miller – bass guitar, bass clarinet, rhythm programming