Welcome to Jazz Discography Project

A collector's guide to jazz music CDs/DVDs, iTunes/MP3s and vinyl records (LPs/EPs/45s/78s, etc.):
Blue Note, Prestige, Riverside Records (the big three labels of modern jazz); bebop, cool/west coast, hard bop, modal/mode, free/avant-garde jazz musicians; Miles Davis' personal connections, and more.

Compiled and maintained by the Jazz Discography Project team.
Nobuaki Togashi <togashi>
Kohji 'Shaolin' Matsubayashi <shaolin>
Masayuki Hatta <mhatta>

Free/Open Modern Jazz Discography Projects

List of Jazz Musicians:

Adderley, Cannonball [Julian Edwin] (b Tampa, FL, September 15, 1928; d Gary, IN, August 8, 1975) alto saxophonist.

Ammons, Gene [Eugene; Jug] (b Chicago, IL, April 14, 1925; d Chicago, IL, August 6, 1974) tenor saxophonist.

Ayler, Albert (b Cleveland, OH, July 13, 1936; d New York, November between 5 and 25, 1970) tenor saxophonist.

Baker, Chet [Chesney Henry] (b Yale, OK, December 23, 1929; d Amsterdam, Holland, May 13, 1988) trumpeter and singer.

Blakey, Art [Buhaina, Abdullah ibn] (b Pittsburgh, PA, October 11, 1919; d New York, October 16, 1990) drummer.

Brooks, Tina [Harold Floyd] (b Fayetteville, NC, June 7, 1932; d New York, August 13, 1974) tenor saxophonist.

Brown, Clifford [Brownie] (b Wilmington, DE, October 30, 1930; d Pennsylvania, PA, June 26, 1956) trumpeter.

Brubeck, Dave [David Warren] (b Concord, CA, December 6, 1920; d Norwalk, CT, December 5, 2012) pianist.

Bryant, Ray [Raphael] (b Philadelphia, PA, December 24, 1931) pianist.

Byrd, Donald(son Toussaint L'Ouverture, II) (b Detroit, MI, December 9, 1932; d Dover, DE, February 4, 2013) trumpeter.

Clark, Sonny [Conrad Yeatis] (b Herminie, near Elizabeth, PA, July 21, 1931; d New York, January 13, 1963) pianist.

Coleman, Ornette (b Fort Worth, TX, March 9, 1930) alto saxophonist.

Coltrane, John (William) [Trane] (b Hamlet, NC, September 23, 1926; d New York, July 17, 1967) tenor and soprano saxophonist.

Corea, Chick [Armando Anthony] (b Chelsea, MA, June 12, 1941) pianist.

Criss, Sonny [William] (b Memphis, TN, October 23, 1927; d Los Angeles, CA, November 19, 1977) alto saxophonist.

Davis, Miles (Dewey, III) [Prince of Darkness] (b Alton, IL, May 26, 1926; d Santa Monica, CA, September 28, 1991) trumpeter.

Desmond [Breitenfeld], Paul (Emil) (b San Francisco, November 25, 1924; d New York, May 30, 1977) alto saxophonist.

Dolphy, Eric (Allan) (b Los Angeles, CA, June 20, 1928; d Berlin, West Germany, June 29, 1964) alto saxophonist.

Donaldson, Lou (b Badin, NC, November 1, 1926) alto saxophonist and singer.

Dorham, Kenny [McKinley Howard] (b near Fairfield, TX, August 30, 1924; d New York, December 5, 1972) trumpeter.

Drew, Kenny [Kenneth Sidney] (b New York, August 28, 1928; d Copenhagen, Denmark, August 4, 1993) pianist.

Evans, Bill [William John] (b Plainfield, NJ, August 16, 1929; d New York, September 15, 1980) pianist.

Flanagan, Tommy (Lee) (b Detroit, MI, March 16, 1930; d New York, November 16, 2001) pianist.

Garland, Red [William M.] (b Dallas, TX, May 15, 1923; d Dallas, TX, April 23, 1984) pianist.

Getz, Stan(ley) (b Philadelphia, PA, February 2, 1927; d Malibu, near Los Angeles, CA, June 6, 1991) tenor saxophonist.

Gillespie, Dizzy [John Birks] (b Cheraw, SC, October 21, 1917; d January 6, 1993, Englewood, NJ) trumpeter.

Gordon, Dexter (Keith) (b Los Angeles, CA, February 27, 1923; d Philadelphia, PA, April 25, 1990) tenor saxophonist.

Green, Grant (b St. Louis, MO, June 6, 1931; d New York, January 31, 1979) guitarist.

Griffin, Johnny [John Arnold, III; Little Giant] (b Chicago, IL, April 24, 1928; d Mauprevior, France, July 25, 2008) tenor saxophonist.

Haig, Al(lan Warren) (b Newark, NJ, July 22, 1924; d New York, November 16, 1982) pianist.

Hawes, Hampton (b Los Angeles, CA, November 13, 1928; d Los Angeles, CA, May 22, 1977) pianist.

Henderson, Joe [Joseph A.] (b Lima, OH, April 24, 1937) tenor saxophonist.

Jackson, Milt(on) [Bags] (b Detroit, MI, January 1, 1923) vibraphonist.

Jarrett, Keith (b Allentown, PA, May 8, 1945) pianist.

Jones, Elvin (Roy) (b Pontiac, MI, September 9, 1927; d New Jersey, May 18, 2004) drummer.

Jones, Philly Joe [Joseph Rudolph] (b Philadelphia, PA, July 15, 1923; d Philadelphia, PA, August 30, 1985) drummer.

Jordan, Duke [Irving Sidney] (b New York, April 1, 1922; d Copenhagen, Denmark, August 8, 2006) pianist.

Kelly, Wynton (b Jamaica, December 2, 1931; d Toronto, Canada, April 12, 1971) pianist.

Kirk, (Rahsaan) Roland (b Columbus, OH, August 7, 1936; d Bloomingto, IN, December 5, 1977) tenor saxophonist.

LaFaro, Scott (b Newark, NJ, April 3, 1936; d Geneva, NY, July 6, 1961) double bassist.

Little, Booker(, Jr.) (b Memphis, TN, April 2, 1938; d New York, October 5, 1961) trumpeter.

McLean, Jackie [John Lenwood, Jr.: Abdul Kareem, Omar Ahmed] (b New York, May 17, 1932; d Hartford, CT, March 31, 2006) alto saxophonist.

Metheny, Pat(rick Bruce) (b Lee's Summit, MO, August 12, 1954) electric guitarist.

Mingus, Charles(, Jr.) (b Nogales, AZ, April 22, 1922; d Cuernavaca, Mexico, January 5, 1979) double bassist and pianist.

Mobley, Hank [Henry] (b Eastman, GA, July 7, 1930; d Philadelphia, PA, May 30, 1986) tenor saxophonist.

Monk, Thelonious (Sphere) [Thelious Junior] (b Rocky Mount, NC, October 10, 1917; d Weehawken, NJ, February 17, 1982) pianist.

Montgomery, Wes [John Leslie] (b Indianapolis, IN, March 6, 1923; d Indianapolis, IN, June 15, 1968) guitarist.

Morgan, Lee (b Philadelphia, PA, July 10, 1938; d New York, February 19, 1972) trumpeter.

Navarro, Fats [Theodore] (b Key West, FL, September 24, 1923; d New York, July 7, 1950) trumpeter.

Newborn, Phineas(, Jr.) (b Whiteville, TN, December 14, 1931; d Memphis, TN, May 26, 1989) pianist.

Parker, Charlie [Charles, Jr.; Bird; Chan, Charlie; Yardbird] (b Kansas City, KS, August 29, 1920; d New York, March 12, 1955) alto saxophonist.

Pearson, Duke [Columbus Calvin, Jr.] (b Atlanta, GA, August 17, 1932; d Atlanta, GA, August 4, 1980) pianist.

Pepper, Art(hur Edward, Jr.) (b Gardena, CA, September 1, 1925; d Panorama, CA, June 15, 1982) alto saxophonist.

Peterson, Oscar (Emmanuel) (b Montreal, Quebec, Canada, August 15, 1925; d Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, December 23, 2007) pianist.

Powell, Bud [Earl] (b Harlem, NY, September 27, 1924; d New York, July 31, 1966) pianist.

Roach, Max(well) (b New Land, NC, January 10, 1924; d Manhattan, New York, August 16, 2007) drummer.

Rollins, Sonny [Theodore Walter; Newk] (b New York, September 9, 1930) tenor saxophonist.

Sanders, Pharoah [Farrell] (b Little Rock, AR, October 13, 1940) tenor saxophonist.

Scott, Shirley (b Philadelphia, PA, March 14, 1934) organist.

Shepp, Archie (Vernon) (b Fort Lauderdale, FL, May 24, 1937) tenor saxophonist.

Shorter, Wayne (b Newark, NJ, August 25, 1933) tenor and soprano saxophonist.

Silver [Silva], Horace (Ward Martin Tavares) (b Norwalk, CT, September 2, 1928) pianist.

Sims, Zoot [John Haley] (b Inglewood, CA, October 29, 1925; d New York, March 23, 1985) tenor saxophonist.

Timmons, Bobby [Robert Henry] (b Philadelphia, PA, December 19, 1935; d New York, March 1, 1974) pianist.

Tristano, Lennie [Leonard Joseph] (b Chicago, IL, March 19, 1919; d New York, November 18, 1978) pianist.

Turrentine, Stanley (William) (b Pittsburgh, PA, April 5, 1934; d New York, September 12, 2000) tenor saxophonist.

Tyner, (Alfred) McCoy [Saud, Sulaimon] (b Philadelphia, PA, December 11, 1938) pianist.

Waldron, Mal(colm Earl) (b New York, August 16, 1926; d Brussels, Belgium, December 2, 2002) pianist.


List of Record Labels:

Atlantic Records (e New York, 1947; Herb Abramson and Ahmet Ertegun) record company and label.

Bethlehem Music Corp. (e New York, fall 1953; Gustav Wildi) record company and label.

Blue Note Records (e New York, January 6, 1939; Alfred Lion) record company and label.

Contemporary Records (e Los Angeles, CA, 1951; Lester Koenig) record company and label.

Debut Records (e New York, 1952; Charles, Celia Mingus and Max Roach) record company and label.

Dial Records (e Hollywood, CA, 1946; Ross Russell) record company and label.

ECM Records (e Munich, Germany, 1969; Manfred Eicher) record company and label.

ESP-Disk' (e New York, 1963; Bernard Stollman) record company and label.

Impulse! Records (e New York, 1960; Creed Taylor, Bob Thiele) record company and label.

Mercury Records (e New York, around 1945; Irving Green, Berle Adams and Arthur Talmadge) record company and label.

Pablo Records (e Los Angeles, CA, 1973; Norman Granz and Pablo Picasso) record company and label.

Pacific Jazz Records (e Los Angeles, CA, 1952; Richard Bock and Roy Harte) record company and label.

Prestige Records (e New York, 1949; Bob Weinstock) record company and label.

Riverside Records (e New York, summer 1952; Bill Grauer and Orrin Keepnews) record company and label.

Savoy Records (e Newark, NJ, late 1942; Herman Lubinsky and Ozzier Cadena) record company and label.

Verve Records (e Los Angeles, CA, 1956; Norman Granz) record company and label.


since Thursday, July 26, 01:40:54 JST 2001.