Blue Note Records Discography: 1999-2000

1999 (60th anniversary)

Benny Green Trio

Benny Green, piano; Russell Malone, guitar; Christian McBride, bass.
Avatar Studios, NYC, January 16 & 17, 1999
VirgoBlue Note 7243 4 99527 2 0
Bellarosa-
Summer Nights-
Punjab-
These Are Soulful Days-
Ernie's Tune-
Hocus-Pocus-
Come On Home-
* Blue Note 7243 4 99527 2 0   Benny Green - These Are Soulful Days

Mark Shim Quintet

Mark Shim, tenor, soprano sax; Stefon Harris, vibes, marimba; Edward Simon, piano, Rhodes; Drew Gress, bass; Eric Harland, drums.
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, February 3 & 4, 1999
Turbulent FlowBlue Note 7243 8 23392 2 9
Recorda Me-
Christel Gazing-
Survival Tactics-
Don't Wake The Violent Baby-
Dirty Bird-
Scorpio-
Jive Ones-
Eminenece (For Betty Carter)-
* Blue Note 7243 8 23392 2 9   Mark Shim - Turbulent Flow

Stefon Harris Septet

Steve Turre, trombone; Gary Thomas, alto flute, tenor sax; Greg Osby, alto sax; Stefon Harris, vibes; Jason Moran, piano; Tarus Mateen, bass; Eric Harland, drums.
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, February 14 & 15, 1999
Club MadnessBlue Note 7243 4 99546 2 5
Feline Blues-
There Is No Greater Love-
Of Things To Come-
After The Day Is Done-
Conversations At The Mess-
Black Action Figure-
Collage-
You Stepped Out Of A Dream-
Alovi-
Bass Vibes-
The Alchemist-
Chorale-
Faded Beauty-
Musical Silence-
* Blue Note 7243 4 99546 2 5   Stefon Harris - Black Action Figure

Renee Rosnes Trio

Renee Rosnes, piano; Scott Colley, bass; Billy Drummond, drums; Richard Bona, percussion #4,5; Dianne Reeves, vocals #4,7.
BearTracks Recording Studio, Suffern, NY, February 16-18, 1999
1.Blues ConnotationBlue Note 7243 4 99997 2 5
2.With A Little Help From My Friends-
3.Goodbye-
4.Ancient Footprints-
5.Fleurette Africaine-
6.Romp-
7.Lazy AfternoonBlue Note 7243 4 99997 2 5, 7243 5 26584 2 8
8.Little SpiritBlue Note 7243 4 99997 2 5
9.Sanfona-
10.Children's Song No. 3-
Renee Rosnes, piano; Scott Colley, bass; Billy Drummond, drums.
With A Little Help From My Friends (alternate take)Blue Note 7243 5 26584 2 8
So In Love-
* Blue Note 7243 4 99997 2 5   Renee Rosnes - Art & Soul
* Blue Note 7243 5 26584 2 8   Renee Rosnes - With A Little Help From My Friends

Medeski Martin & Wood (MMW)

John Medeski, piano, melodica; Chris Wood, bass; Billy Martin, drums, percussion, mbira.
"Tonic", NYC, March 16-20 & 23-26, 1999
InvocationBlue Note 7243 5 25271 2 0
Afrique-
Seven Deadlies-
Your Lady-
Rise Up-
Buster Rides Again-
Thaw-
Hey Joe-
* Blue Note 7243 5 25271 2 0   Medeski Martin & Wood - Tonic

Ronny Jordan

Joel Campbell, keyboards, arranger; Ronny Jordan, guitar; Steve Lewinson, bass; Poogie Bell, drums; Stephanie McKay, vocals.
Unique Studios/Skyelab Studios, NYC & Timeless Studios/Hear No Evil Studios, London, England, March-July, 1999
A Brighter DayBlue Note B1-20208
Todd Horton, trumpet; Bruce Flowers, piano, electric piano, keyboards; Ronny Jordan, acoustic guitar, guitar, synthesizer, drum programs; Ian Martin, bass; Poogie Bell, drums; Stephanie McKay, backing vocals.
Aftermath-
Bruce Flowers, electric piano; Ronny Jordan, guitar, bass, synthesizer guitar, synthesizer; DJ Spinna, drum programs, scratches.
Mackin-
Ticklah, keyboards, sound effects; Ronny Jordan, guitar, bass, synthesizer guitar, synthesizer; DJ Spinna, drum programs, scratches; Jill Jones, vocals.
Why-
Roy Ayers, vibes; Bruce Flowers, electric piano; Ronny Jordan, guitar, bass, drum programs, guitar synthesizer, keyboards; Neil Clarke, percussion.
Mystic Voyage-
Ronny Jordan, guitar; Zachary Breaux, sampled rhythm guitar.
BreauxludeBlue Note 7243 5 20208 2 9, (J) TOCP-65391
Brian Mitchell, organ; Ronny Jordan, guitar, bass, drum programs, guitar synthesizer, keyboards; Neil Clarke, percussion.
London LowdownBlue Note B1-20208
Bruce Flowers, piano, electric piano, keyboards; Ronny Jordan, acoustic guitar, guitar, synthesizer, drum programs; Poogie Bell, drums; Cafe, percussion.
Two Worlds-
Marcus Persiani, piano; Ronny Jordan, guitar, sub bass, drum synthesizer, synthesizer; Andy Gonzalez, bass; Cafe, percussion.
Mambo InnBlue Note 7243 5 20208 2 9, (J) TOCP-65391
Bruce Flowers, piano, electric piano, keyboards; Ronny Jordan, acoustic guitar, guitar, synthesizer, drum programs; Ian Martin, bass; Poogie Bell, drums; Cafe, percussion; Philip Hamilton, backing vocals.
Rio-
Steve Wilson, flute; Onaje Allan Gumbs, piano; Ronny Jordan, acoustic guitar, synthesizer guitar, B&D programs; Ian Martin, bass; Clarence Penn, drums; Shiva Shankar, tabla; Sivashakti Sivanesan, vocals.
New DelhiBlue Note B1-20208
Bruce Flowers, piano, electric piano, keyboards; Ronny Jordan, acoustic guitar, guitar, synthesizer, drum programs; Ian Martin, bass; Poogie Bell, drums; Cafe, percussion.
Seeing Is BelievingBlue Note 7243 5 20208 2 9, (J) TOCP-65391
Stefon Harris, vibes; Bruce Flowers, piano; Ronny Jordan, guitar, synthesizer guitar; Ian Martin, bass; Jeff "Tain" Watts, drums.
5/8 In Flow-
Ronny Jordan, all instruments.
State Of GraceBlue Note (J) TOCP-65391
Joel Campbell, keyboards, arranger; Ronny Jordan, guitar; Steve Lewinson, bass; Poogie Bell, drums; DJ Spinna, mixer; Stephanie McKay, vocals; Mos Def, rap.
A Brighter Day (Remix)Blue Note 7243 5 20208 2 9, (J) TOCP-65391
* Blue Note B1-20208, 7243 5 20208 2 9, (J) TOCP-65391   Ronny Jordan - A Brighter Day

Erik Truffaz Quartet

Erik Truffaz, trumpet; Patrick Muller, piano, Fender Rhodes; Marcello Giuliani, electric, acoustic bass; Marc Erbetta, drums, percussion; special vocal guest: Nya, vocals #1,4,8.
Studio Du Flon, Lausanne, Switzerland, April 3, 4, 5 & 6, 1999
1.Sweet MercyBlue Note (F) 522123 1
2.3/4 Arroyo-
3.Minaret 1-
4.Bending New Corners-
5.Friendly Fire-
6.More-
7.Less-
8.Siegfried-
9.Minaret 2-
10.Betty-
11.And-
Erik Truffaz, trumpet; Patrick Muller, piano, Fender Rhodes; Marcello Giuliani, electric, acoustic bass; Marc Erbetta, drums, percussion; special vocal guest: Nya, vocals #1,5,6,9.
1.Sweet MercyBlue Note (F) 522123 2
2.Arroyo-
3.More-
4.Less-
5.Siegfried-
6.Bending New Corners-
7.Betty-
8.Minaret-
9.Friendly Fire-
10.And-
* Blue Note (F) 522123 2   Erik Truffaz - Bending New Corners
* Blue Note (F) 522123 1   Erik Truffaz - Bending New Corners

Greg Osby Quintet

Greg Osby, alto sax; Stefon Harris, vibes; Jason Moran, piano; Tarus Mateen, bass; Eric Harland, drums.
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, April 22 & 23, 1999
EntruptionBlue Note 7243 4 99871 2 8
Stride Logic-
Diary Of The Same Dream-
Equalatogram-
All Neon Like-
Fragmatic Decoding-
The Inner Circle Principle-
Sons Of The Confidential-
Self-Portrait In Three Colors-
* Blue Note 7243 4 99871 2 8   Greg Osby - Inner Circle

Paco Sery

Jean-Phillippe Dary, keyboards; Jean-Pierre Taieb, guitar; Guillaume Farley, rhythm guitar; Michel Alibo, bass; Paco Sery, drums, rhythm guitar, composer, arranger.
EMI France, Studio Gimmick, France, circa summer-fall 1999
Donne-Moi Une ChanceBlue Note (F) 7243 5 21758 2 6
Pierre Dreuvet, Nicolas Folmer, trumpet; Nelly Jallerat, bass clarinet; Stefano Di Battista, Daniele Scannapieco, Philippe Sellam, sax; Guillaume Farley, bass, vocals; Paco Sery, drums, percussion, keyboards, bass synthesizer, rhythm guitar, composer, arranger, programs; Mustafa Assemian, Fredo Piot, percussion; Mustafa Assemian, Guillaume Farley, Helene Mittret, Paco Sery, choir.
Partage-
Ali Keita, balafon; Julien Agazar, talkbox; Jean-Pierre Taieb, guitar; Guy N'Sangue, bass; Paco Sery, drums, acoustic guitar, keyboards, sanza, composer, arranger; Guillaume Farley, vocals.
Lucie-
Pierre Dreuvet, Nicolas Folmer, trumpet; Stefano Di Battista, Philippe Sellam, sax; Berth Gielen, organ; Eric Legnini, Clavinet; Daniel Romeo, Jean-Pierre Taieb, rhythm guitar; Paco Sery, drums, keyboards, rhythm guitar, slap bass, composer, arranger; Daara J, voice.
Nasty Girl-
Flavio Boltro, trumpet; Stefano Di Battista, sax; Julien Agazar, keyboards; Daniel Romeo, bass, guitar; Paco Sery, drums, percussion, keyboards, composer, arranger; Daara J, Awa Timbo, voice; Isabel Gonzalez, Bessy Gordon, Nadia N'Guyen, choir.
Pigmee Rap-
Pierre Dreuvet, trumpet; Nelly Jallerat, bass clarinet; Philippe Sellam, sax; Thierry Eliez, Hammond organ; Julien Agazar, Eric Legnini, keyboards; Paco Sery, keyboards, composer, arranger, programs; Daniel Romeo, guitar; Cesar Anot, Thierry Fanfan, bass; Angelique Kidjo, vocals; Mustafa Assemian, Isabel Gonzalez, Bessy Gordon, Freddy Meyer, Mike Robinson, Paco Sery, choir.
Dialogue-
Xalat, guitar, voice, choir; Abdoulaye Mbaye, lead vocals; Paco Sery, arranger, keyboards, snare drum.
Win-
Taoufik, keyboards; Paolo Pondi, guitar; Guillaume Farley, bass, guitar; Paco Sery, drums, percussion, keyboards, guitar, composer, arranger, programs; Mustafa Assemian, Isabel Gonzalez, Bessy Gordon, Helene Nach, Nadia N'Guyen, Paco Sery, Zoko, choir.
Maghreb-
Manu Dibango, tenor sax; Etenne M'Bappe, bass; Paco Sery, drums, percussion, keyboards, arranger, composer, programs; Mustafa Assemian, vocals, percussion; Cesar Anot, Mustafa Assemian, Isabel Gonzalez, Bessy Gordon, Paco Sery, choir.
Bassam-
Eric Legnini, piano; Olivier Ajavon, Jean-Pierre Taieb, guitar; Paco Sery, percussion, vocals, guitar, composer, arranger; Oumou Kouyate, Paco Sery, voice; Isabel Gonzalez, Bessy Gordon, Mamadou, Nadia N'Guyen, Cha Undra, choir.
Guerini Blues-
Julien Agazar, Eric Legnini, keyboards; Jean-Marie Ecay, guitar; Thierry Fanfan, bass; Paco Sery, drums, percussion, timbales, keyboards, composer; Mustafa Assemian, Fredo Piot, timbales; Dimitrus Evans, vocals; Mustafa Assemian, Isabel Gonzalez, Bessy Gordon, Freddy Meyer, Nadia N'Guyen, Mike Robinson, Paco Sery, Cha Undra, choir.
Thank Full-
Nanda Kuma, tabla; Paco Sery, sanza, percussion, composer, arranger; Dianne Reeves, lead vocals; Mustafa Assemian, Isabel Gonzalez, Bessy Gordon, Nadia N'Guyen, Paco Sery, Cha Undra, choir.
Senza Univers-
Eric Legnini, piano; Paco Sery, drums, keyboards, percussion, composer, arranger, programs; Olivier Monteil, drums, percussion.
Jungle-
Jean-Phillippe Dary, Paco Sery, keyboards, programs.
Break Interlude-
Eric Legnini, piano; K. Brisca, Guillaume Farley, guitar; Abib Faye, bass; Paco Sery, drums, percussion, keyboards, guitar, composer, arranger, programs; Mewe, vocals; Mustafa Assemian, Balou Canta, Marie-Celine Chrone, Dangui, Isabel Gonzalez, Bessy Gordon, Nadia N'Guyen, Paco Sery, Abou What, choir.
Faut Pas Nous Blaguer-
Nelly Jallerat, bass clarinet; Mustafa Assemian, Anga Miguel Diaz, Fredo Piot, Moktar Samba, percussion; Paco Sery, vocals, drums, percussion, timbales, composer, arranger, programs; Mustafa Assemian, Paco Sery, Daby Toure, Oumar Toure, Zoko, choir.
Salt Peanuts-
* Blue Note (F) 7243 5 21758 2 6   Paco Sery - Voyages

Greg Osby Sextet

Gary Thomas, flute, alto flute, tenor sax; Greg Osby, alto sax, clarinet; Andrew Hill, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; Scott Colley, bass; Terri Lyne Carrington, drums.
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, September 8 & 9, 1999
AshesBlue Note 7243 5 20134 2 5
Who Needs Forever-
The Watcher-
Jitterbug Waltz-
Sanctus-
Indiana-
Nature Boy-
Tough Love-
With Son-
The Wather 2-
* Blue Note 7243 5 20134 2 5   Greg Osby - The Invisible Hand

2000

Jason Moran Trio / The Bandwagon

Jason Moran, piano, Fender Rhodes, Hammond B-3; Tarus Mateen, bass; Nasheet Waits, drums.
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, January 15 & 16, 2000
LaterBlue Note 7243 5 23884 2 4
Thief Without Loot-
Joga-
Wig Wise-
Yojimbo-
Another One-
Lies Are Sol-
Murder Of Don Fanucci-
Twelve-
Three Of The Same From Two Different-
Fragment Of A Necklace-
Battle Of The Cattle Acts-
Gangsterism On Wood-
* Blue Note 7243 5 23884 2 4   Jason Moran - Facing Left

Mose Allison Trio/Quartet

Mose Allison, piano, vocals; Roy Babbington, bass; Mark Taylor, drums.
"The Pizza Express", London, England, January 21 & 22, 2000
Excursion And InterludeBlue Note 7243 5 29747 2 6
No Trouble Livin'-
I Ain't Got Nothing But The Blues-
Everybody's Cryin' Mercy-
Meet Me At No Special Place-
If You Only Knew-
Middle Class White Boy-
You Are My Sunshine-
What's Your Movie-
How Much Truth-
Ever Since The World Ended-
You Call It Jogging-
Trouble In Mind-
I'm Not Talking-
I Feel So Good-
Since I Fell For You-
The Seventh Son-
Hello There Universe-
What Do You Do After...-
Gettin' There-
I Love The Life I Live (I Live The Life I Love)-
Finale-
Mose Allison, piano, vocals; Jim Mullen, guitar; Roy Babbington, bass; Mark Taylor, drums.
Just Like Livin'Blue Note 7243 5 29748 2 5
Lucky So & So-
Swinging Machine-
Tell Me Something-
Molecular Structure-
One Of These Days-
Your Mind Is On Vacation-
Baby Please Don't Go-
Fool's Paradise-
City Home-
Going To The City-
Days Like This-
Wild Man On The Loose-
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me-
Foolkiller-
Don't Forget To Smile-
You Can Count On Me-
* Blue Note 7243 5 29747 2 6   Mose Allison - The Mose Chronicles - Live In London, Volume 1
* Blue Note 7243 5 29748 2 5   Mose Allison - The Mose Chronicles - Live In London, Volume 2

Gonzalo Rubalcaba Trio

Gonzalo Rubalcaba, piano, keyboards, percussion; Carlos Henriquez, upright bass; Ignacio Berroa, drums, rainmaker; with special guests: Robert Quintero, congas #2,5; Luis Quintero, timbales, guiro #2,5; Jim Anderson, rainmaker #9.
Avatar Studios, NYC, December 2-5, 2000
1.SupernovaBlue Note 7243 5 31172 2 1
2.El Cadete Constitucional (The Constitutional Cadet)-
3.Alma Mia (Soul Of Mine)-
4.La Voz Del Centro (The Voice Between)-
5.El Manicero (The Peanut Vendor)-
6.Supernova 2-
7.Otra Mirada (Another View)-
8.The Hard One (Trio Version)-
9.Oren (Pray)-
* Blue Note 7243 5 31172 2 1   Gonzalo Rubalcaba Trio - Supernova

Erik Truffaz Quartet

Erik Truffaz, trumpet; Patrick Muller, piano, Fender Rhodes; Marcello Giuliani, electric, acoustic bass; Marc Erbetta, drums, percussion.
released 2000
Sweet MercyBlue Note (F) 527472 1
Arroyo-
The Mask-
More-
Less-
No Choice-
The Dawn-
Betty-
Minaret-
Bending New Corners-
And-
same session.
Sweet MercyBlue Note (F) 527472 2, (US) 7243 5 26427 2 4
Arroyo-
More-
Less-
No Choice-
The Mask-
The Dawn-
Betty-
Bending New Corners-
Minaret-
And-
* Blue Note (F) 527472 2   Erik Truffaz - The Mask
* Blue Note (US) 7243 5 26427 2 4   Erik Truffaz - The Mask
* Blue Note (F) 527472 1   Erik Truffaz - The Mask