Atlantic Records Discography: 1979-present

1979

Sonny Fortune's Group

Sonny Fortune (soprano, alto sax, flute) Larry Willis (keyboards) Ray Gomez (rhythm guitar, lead guitar) Willie Weeks (bass) Mark Egan (bass -4,5) Steve Jordan (drums) Sammy Figueroa (congas, percussion -3,6) Raphael Cruz (percussion) Manolo Bachena (percussion -2)
Atlantic Studios, NYC, released 1979
1.Igbob's ShuffleAtlantic SD 19239
2.Boy From Witbank-
3.Francisco-
4.Come In Out Of The Rain-
5.Georgiana-
6.Loneliness Returns-
7.Afortunado-
* Atlantic SD 19239   Sonny Fortune - With Sound Reason

Average White Band

Average White Band (funk group)
released 1979
35748Please Don't Fall In LoveAtlantic SD 19207
35749When Will You Be Mine-
35750Too Late To Cry-
35751Feel No Fret-
35752Atlantic Avenue-
35753Ace Of Hearts-
35754Stop The Rain-
35755Walk On By-
35756Fire Burning-
35757Saxmanunissued
* Atlantic SD 19207   Average White Band - Feel No Fret

1980

The Rolling Stones With Sonny Rollins

Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) The Rolling Stones (rock group)
Los Angeles, CA, 1980
SlaveRolling Stones COC 16052
Waiting On A Friend-
* Rolling Stones COC 16052, FC 40502   The Rolling Stones - Tattoo You

1981

Eddie Harris Trio

Eddie Harris (tenor sax, piano, electric piano, vocals) Steve Novosel (bass) Keith Killgo (drums)
NYC, August 7, 1981
That Is Why You're OverweightAtlantic SD 8807
* Atlantic SD 8807   The Versatile Eddie Harris

George Carlin

George Carlin (comedian)
released 1981
AcknowledgementsAtlantic SD 19326
Opening / "A Place For My Stuff"-
First Announcements-
"Have A Nice Day" / "Rice Krispies"-
Second Announcements-
Interview With Jesus-
Join The Book Club-
"Abortion"-
Third Announcements-
"Ice Box Man"-
Fourth Announcements-
Asshole, Jackoff, Scumbag-
Fifth Announcements-
"Fussy Eater", Part 1-
Sixth Announcements-
"Fussy Eater", Part 2-
Seventh Announcements-
* Atlantic SD 19326   George Carlin - A Place For My Stuff!

1982 (35th anniversary)

Janis Siegel With Slide Hampton's Orchestra

Jimmy Owens, Lew Soloff (trumpet) Gerald Chamberlain, Robin Eubanks, Greg Williams (trombone) Howard Johnson (tuba) Lou Marini (flute, alto sax) Frank Foster (tenor sax) Kenny Barron (piano) Ted Dunbar (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Jon Hendricks, Janis Siegel (vocals) Slide Hampton (arranger, conductor)
NYC, circa 1982
Don't Get ScaredAtlantic 7 80007-1
Jackie-
* Atlantic 7 80007-1   Janis Siegel - Experiment In White

1985

The Manhattan Transfer

Yaron Gershovsky (keyboards, synthesizer) Casey Young (synthesizer) Wayne Johnson (guitar) John Robinson (drums) The Manhattan Transfer: Cheryl Bentyne, Tim Hauser, Janis Siegel, Alan Paul (vocal quartet)
fall 1985
That's Killer JoeAtlantic (Eu) ATL 50103
Sonny Cohn, Johnny Coles, Bob Ojeda, Byron Stripling (trumpet) Clarence Banks, Bill Hughes, Charlie Loper, Mel Wanzo (trombone) Eric Dixon, Kenny Hing, Danny House, Marshall Royal, Johnny Williams (sax) Yaron Gershovsky (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Grady Tate (drums) The Manhattan Transfer: Cheryl Bentyne, Tim Hauser, Janis Siegel, Alan Paul (vocal quartet) Thad Jones (conductor)
Rambo-
Yaron Gershovsky (piano) Wayne Johnson (guitar) Alex Blake (bass) Ralph Humphrey (drums) Jon Hendricks (vocals) The Manhattan Transfer: Cheryl Bentyne, Tim Hauser, Janis Siegel, Alan Paul (vocal quartet)
Airegin-
Tommy Flanagan (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums) Four Freshmen: Bob Flanagan, Autie Goodman, Mike Beisner, Rod Henley, The Manhattan Transfer: Cheryl Bentyne, Tim Hauser, Janis Siegel, Alan Paul (vocal quartet)
To You-
James Moody (tenor sax) Don Roberts (baritone sax) Yaron Gershovsky (piano) Wayne Johnson (guitar, banjo) Alex Blake (bass) Ralph Humphrey (drums) The Manhattan Transfer: Cheryl Bentyne, Tim Hauser, Janis Siegel, Alan Paul (vocal quartet)
Meet Benny Bailey-
Jon Hendricks (vocals) Bobby McFerrin (vocals, bass, percussion) The Manhattan Transfer: Cheryl Bentyne, Tim Hauser, Janis Siegel, Alan Paul (vocal quartet)
Another Night In TunisiaAtlantic (Eu) ATL 50103; Blue Note BT 85110
John Barnes (synthesizer, electronics) Jon Hendricks (vocals) The Manhattan Transfer: Cheryl Bentyne, Tim Hauser, Janis Siegel, Alan Paul (vocal quartet)
Ray's RockhouseAtlantic (Eu) ATL 50103
Sonny Cohn, Johnny Coles, Byron Stripling, Snooky Young (trumpet) Clarence Banks, Bill Hughes, Charlie Loper, Mel Wanzo (trombone) Eric Dixon, Kenny Hing, Marshall Royal, Danny Turner, Johnny Williams (sax) Yaron Gershovsky (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Grady Tate (drums) The Manhattan Transfer: Cheryl Bentyne, Tim Hauser, Janis Siegel, Alan Paul (vocal quartet) Thad Jones (conductor)
Blee Blop Blues-
Dennis Wilson (trombone) Don Roberts (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums) The Manhattan Transfer: Cheryl Bentyne, Tim Hauser, Janis Siegel, Alan Paul (vocal quartet)
I Remember Clifford-
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Walter Davis Jr. (piano) John Patitucci (bass) Ralph Humphrey (drums) The Manhattan Transfer: Cheryl Bentyne, Tim Hauser, Janis Siegel, Alan Paul (vocal quartet)
Sing Joy Spring-
Richie Cole (alto sax) Don Roberts (baritone sax) Dick Hindman (piano) Marshall Hawkins (bass) Ralph Humphrey (drums) The Manhattan Transfer: Cheryl Bentyne, Tim Hauser, Janis Siegel, Alan Paul (vocal quartet)
Move-
* Atlantic (Eu) ATL 50103, (F) 81266-1   The Manhattan Transfer - Vocalese
* Blue Note BT 85110, CDP 7 46298 2   Bobby McFerrin - Spontaneous Inventions

1987 (40th anniversary)

The Modern Jazz Quartet With The New York Chamber Symphony

Milt Jackson (vibes) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums, percussion) The New York Chamber Symphony
NYC, March 16-20, 1987
Three WindowsAtlantic 81761-2
Kansas City Breaks-
Encounter In Cagnes-
Dejango-
A Day In Dubrovnki: First Movement - Afternoon / Second Movement - Night / Third Movement - Morning-
* Atlantic 81761-2   The Modern Jazz Quartet - Three Windows

1988

The Modern Jazz Quartet

Milt Jackson (vibes) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums, percussion)
NYC, February 1-3, 1988
For EllingtonEast-West 90926-2
Jack The Dear-
Prelude To A Kiss-
It Don't Mean A Thing-
Ko-Ko-
Maestro E.K.E.-
Sepia Panorama-
Rockin' In Rhythm-
Come Sunday-
* East-West 90926-2   The Modern Jazz Quartet For Ellington

David Newman's Group

Hank Crawford (alto sax -2,3,5,8) Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax -2/4) David Newman (tenor sax, flute) Steve Nelson (vibes) Kirk Lightsey (piano) David Williams (bass) Marvin "Smitty" Smith (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, December 22 & 23, 1988
1.Old Devil MoonAtlantic 81965-1
2.Chenya-
3.Slippin' Down-
4.Wide Open Spaces-
5.Lonely Avenue-
6.Filthy McNasty-
7.Blues For BallAtlantic 81965-2
8.Hard Times-
* Atlantic 81965-1, 81965-2   David Newman - Live At The Village Vanguard - Fire!

1989

Kenny Garrett

Kenny Garrett (alto sax, keyboards, synthesizer guitar) Darryl Jones (bass) Ricky Wellman (drums) Rudy Bird (percussion)
Sorcerer/Quad/39th Street Music Production, Inc./Grammavision/Sound On Sound, NYC, early 1989
May I Have This Dance?Atlantic 7 82046-1
Kenny Garrett (alto sax, keyboards, synthesizer guitar, percussion) Foley (lead bass) Marcus Miller (bass) Ricky Wellman (drums) Mino Cinelu (percussion)
Blue Moon-
Kenny Garrett (alto sax, keyboards, percussion) Foley (lead bass) Marcus Miller (bass) Ricky Wellman (drums) Rudy Bird (percussion)
Prisoner Of Love-
Barrie Lee Hall Jr. (trumpet) Muhamad Abdul Al-Khabyyr (trombone) Sayydah Garrett (clarinet) Kenny Garrett (soprano sax, keyboards, percussion) Charnett Moffett (bass) Dennis Chambers (drums) Rudy Bird (percussion)
Put A Smile On Your Face-
Kenny Garrett (all instruments)
Sayydah's Single File Groove-
Miles Davis (trumpet) Kenny Garrett (soprano sax, keyboards, synthesizer bass) Foley (lead bass) Darryl Jones (bass) Ricky Wellman (drums) Rudy Bird (percussion) Mino Cinelu (solo percussion)
Big 'Ol Head-
Miles Davis (trumpet) Kenny Garrett (alto sax, keyboards, drums, percussion, whistle) Rudy Bird, Mino Cinelu (percussion) Katrina Anderson, Bonnie Bozeman, Chananja Bryan, Mia Dean, Mikel Dean, Mysheerah Durant, Akira Frierson, Myisha Hollaway, Noel John, Eric Myers, Erin Myers, Cie Romeo, Ikeda Romeo, Akelier Soogrim, Duane Thomas (vocals)
Free Mandela-
Kenny Garrett (all instruments)
Peace For A Dream-
same session
Lift Ev'ry Voice And Sing-
* Atlantic 7 82046-1, 7 82046-2   Kenny Garrett - Prisoner Of Love

Hannibal's Fusion Group

Hannibal (trumpet) Diedre Murray (cello) Carl Bourelly, Clyde Criner (keyboards) Jean-Paul Bourelly (guitar) Ronnie Drayton (guitar -1) T.M. Stevens (electric bass -1) Marcus Miller (electric bass -3,5,7) Angus Nunes (electric bass -8) Clyde Criner (keyboard bass -2) Omar Hakim (drums) Leslie Ming (drums -1) Carl Bourelly (drum programs -1) Steve Thornton (percussion) Steve Mars (percussion -1) Warren Smith (percussion, bass marimba) Dee Dee Bridgewater, Hannibal (lead vocals) Sharon Brooks, Elena Germaine, Branice McKenzie, Ollie Rasberry, Drew Richards (backing vocals) Rev. Calvin Butts, Kimberley Cohen, Cary Paul McBee, Cecil McBee, Louisa McBee, Nile Peterson (backing vocals -5) Diedre Murray (background vocal arranger)
Sound Ideas Studios, NYC;
RPM Sound Studios, NYC;
Sound On Sound, NYC, released 1989
1.Visions Of A New WorldAtlantic 81973-1
2.A Song Of Peace-
3.A Mother's Love-
4.Life Is More Than You Know-
5.Free Mandela-
6.Our Love Will Tell-
7.Diamonds Without Fire-
8.Fire In The Hole-
* Atlantic 81973-1   Hannibal - Visions Of A New World

1990

Kenny Garrett

Kenny Garrett (alto sax, flute, vocals -3,4) Mulgrew Miller (piano -1/4,6/11) Charnett Moffett (bass -1/4,6,9) Ron Carter (bass -5,7,8,10,11) Tony Reedus (drums -1/4,6,9) Elvin Jones (drums -5,7,8,10,11) Tito Ocasio, Steve Thornton (percussion -3,4) Rudy Bird (percussion -3,4,8)
RCA Studios, NYC, 1990
1.Ja-HedAtlantic 7567-82156-1
2.Mack The Knife-
3.African Exchange Student-
4.Someday We'll All Be Free-
5.One World Through-
6.Straight Street-
7.Shaw-
8.Lullaby Of Isfahan-
9.One Finger Snap-
10.Your Country-NessAtlantic 7567-82156-2
11.Nostradamus-
* Atlantic 7567-82156-1, 7567-82156-2   Kenny Garrett - African Exchange Student

Bobby Lyle Group

Bobby Lyle (keyboards, string arranger) Ray Fuller (guitar) "Ready" Freddie Washington (electric bass) Donnell Spencer Jr. (drums) Paulinho Da Costa (percussion)
Los Angeles, CA, circa 1990
Struttin'Atlantic 82138-2
Bobby Lyle (keyboards) Paul Jackson Jr. (guitar) Leon "Ndugu" Chancler (drums) Mike Baker (drum machine programs) Maxi Anderson, Lynn Davis, Phillip Ingram (vocals)
Reach Out For Love-
Kirk Whalum (soprano sax) Bobby Lyle (keyboards, string arranger) John Patitucci (bass) Mike Baker (drums) Paulinho Da Costa (percussion)
Love Eyes-
Kenny Flood (soprano sax) Larry Kimpel (piano) Bobby Lyle (keyboards) Gerald Veasley (bass) Mike Baker (drums)
Othello-
Bobby Lyle (piano)
Fly Away Spirit-
It Never Entered My Mind-
Bobby Lyle (keyboards, drum machine programs) Gerald Albright (bass) Leon "Ndugu" Chancler (percussion) James Gilstrap, Darryl Phinnessee, Kyphus Semeya, Carmen Twillie, Julia Tillman Waters, Maxine Willard Waters, Oren Waters (vocals)
Medley: Viva Mandela / The Journey-
Kirk Whalum (soprano sax) Bobby Lyle (keyboards) Paul Jackson Jr. (guitar) Gerald Albright (bass) Mike Baker (drums) Paulinho Da Costa (percussion)
Sassy-
Kirk Whalum (tenor sax) Bobby Lyle (keyboards) Paul Jackson Jr. (guitar) John Patitucci (bass) Mike Baker (drums)
Swing Jack-
Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax) Bobby Lyle (piano) Andy Simpkins (bass) Mike Baker (drums)
Blues For Dexter-
* Atlantic 82138-2   Bobby Lyle - The Journey

1993 (46th anniversary)

Bobby Hutcherson Sextet

Jerry Gonzalez (trumpet, flugelhorn) Craig Handy (tenor, soprano sax, flute) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Mulgrew Miller (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Lenny White (drums)
Sound On Sound, NYC, March, 1993
8/4 BeatAtlantic 82591-2
Concrete Blues-
Pablo-
Little Waltz-
Wayne's World-
Second Thoughts-
I Don't Know Why-
Stumblin'-
When I Fall In Love-
* Atlantic 82591-2   Bobby Hutcherson, Craig Handy, Lenny White, Jerry Gonzalez - Acoustic Masters II

Cyrus Chestnut Trio

Cyrus Chestnut (piano) Christopher J. Thomas (bass) Clarence Penn (drums)
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, June 7 & 8, 1993
Blues For NitaAtlantic 82518-2
Elegie-
Lord, Lord, Lord-
Macdaddy-
Sweet Hour Of Prayer-
Little Ditty-
187-
Dilemmas-
Revelation-
Proverbial Lament-
Cornbread Pudding-
* Atlantic 82518-2   Cyrus Chestnut - Revelation

Charles Lloyd Quartet

Charles Lloyd (tenor sax) Cedar Walton (piano) Buster Williams (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
NYC, July, 1993
Blues For BillAtlantic 82583-2
Clandestine-
Sweet Georgia Bright-
Lady Day-
Green Chimneys-
Strivers Jewels-
Hommage-
To C.L.-
* Atlantic 82583-2   Charles Lloyd, Cedar Walton, Buster Williams, Billy Higgins - Acoustic Masters 1

Carl Allen Sextet

Marcus Printup (trumpet) Vincent Herring (alto, soprano sax) Teodross Avery (tenor sax) Ed Simon (piano) Ben Wolfe (bass) Carl Allen (drums) with Steve Turre (trombone, shells -8,9) George Coleman (tenor sax -2)
The Power Station, NYC, September 26 & 27, 1993
1.The PersuerAtlantic 82572-2
2.Hidden Agenda-
3.Pinocchio-
4.Alternative Thoughts-
5.My Brotha-
6.A Difference Of Opinion-
7.Each One, Teach One-
8.Preference Of Conviction-
9.Amazing Grace-
* Atlantic 82572-2   Carl Allen - The Persuer

1994

Cyrus Chestnut Trio

Cyrus Chestnut (piano) Steve Kirby (bass) Clarence Penn (drums)
The Power Station, Studio A, NYC, August 23, 24 & 25, 1994
SentimentaliaAtlantic 82719-2
Steps Of Trane-
The Mirrored Window-
Baroque Impressions-
A Rare Gem-
Call Me Later-
Wright's Rolls And Butter-
It Is Well (With My Soul)-
Kattin'-
Lovers' Paradise-
My Funny Valentine-
The Dark Before The Dawn-
* Atlantic 82719-2   Cyrus Chestnut - The Dark Before The Dawn

Carl Allen Sextet

Nicholas Payton (trumpet) Vincent Herring (sax) Cyrus Chestnut (piano, organ) Mark Whitfield (guitar) Christian McBride (bass) Carl Allen (drums) with Anthony Monsey (piano) Reuben Rogers (bass) Daniel Sadownick (percussion) Kevin Mahogany (vocals)
Sound On Sound, NYC, December 6 & 7, 1994
Come SundayAtlantic 82755-2
Holy Land-
The Message-
Foot Pattin'-
Testimonial-
The Sacrifice-
The Presence Of Dr. B-
Relativity-
Storefront Revival-
Tuesday Night Prayer Meeting-
Dark And Lovely-
A City Called Heaven-
* Atlantic 82755-2   Carl Allen - Testimonial

1995

Cyrus Chestnut Trio

Eddie Allen (trumpet) Antonio Hart (alto sax) Steven Carrington (tenor sax) Cyrus Chestnut (piano) Steve Kirby (bass) Alvester Garnett (drums)
Mastersound Studios, NYC, November 28, 1995
Cooldaddy's PerspectiveAtlantic 82876-2
* Atlantic 82876-2   Cyrus Chestnut - Earth Stories

Cyrus Chestnut Trio

Cyrus Chestnut (piano) Steve Kirby (bass) Alvester Garnett (drums)
Mastersound Studios, NYC, November 29 & 30, 1995
Decision, DecisionsAtlantic 82876-2
Grandma's Blues-
My Song In The Night-
Nutman's Invention #1-
Blues From The East-
Maria's Folly-
East Of The Sun And West Of The Moon-
Gomez-
Whoopi-
In The Garden-
* Atlantic 82876-2   Cyrus Chestnut - Earth Stories

1996

Cyrus Chestnut Solo

Cyrus Chestnut (piano)
The Power Station, NYC, April 15 & 16, 1996
Over My HeadAtlantic 82948-2
Jesus Loves Me-
We Three Kings-
Walk With Me Jesus-
Silent Night-
Amazing Grace-
The Old Rugged Cross-
Holy, Holy, Holy-
The First Noel-
Blessed Quietness-
What A Friend We Have In Jesus-
Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child-
* Atlantic 82948-2   Cyrus Chestnut - Blessed Quietness - A Collection Of Hymns, Spirituals And Carols

1998 (51th anniversary)

Cyrus Chestnut Trio +

Cyrus Chestnut (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Billy Higgins (drums) with James Carter (alto sax)
NYC, 1998
Miss ThingAtlantic 83140-2
Cyrus Chestnut (piano, Fender Rhodes) Ron Carter (bass) Lewis Nash (drums) with Anita Baker (vocals)
Summertime-
Cyrus Chestnut (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Billy Higgins (drums) with James Carter (alto sax)
The Journey-
Cyrus Chestnut (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Elegant Flower (For Jazz'min)-
Cyrus Chestnut (piano)
Nutman's Invention #2-
Cyrus Chestnut (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Lewis Nash (drums) with Anita Baker (vocals)
My Favorite Things-
Cyrus Chestnut (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Billy Higgins (drums) with Joe Lovano (tenor sax)
Any Way You Can-
Cyrus Chestnut (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Mother's Blues-
Cyrus Chestnut (piano)
Great Is Thy Faithfulness-
Cyrus Chestnut (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Strolling In Central Park-
Cyrus Chestnut (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Billy Higgins (drums) with James Carter (alto sax) Joe Lovano (tenor sax)
Sharp-
* Atlantic 83140-2   Cyrus Chestnut

2000

Cyrus Chestnut And Friends

Cyrus Chestnut (piano, organ, Fender Rhodes, arranger) and Stefon Harris (vibes) Christian McBride (bass, electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) with Wallace Roney (trumpet) Steve Turre (trombone, shells) Hubert Laws (flute) Gary Bartz, Kenny Garrett (alto sax) Michael Brecker, Steve Cole (tenor sax) Tollak Ollestad (harmonica) Jerry Goodman (violin) Ardeshir Farah, Pat Martino, Jorge Strunz (guitar) Don Alias (percussion) Brian McKnight, Vanessa Williams (vocals) The Manhattan Transfer: Cheryl Bentyne, Tim Hauser, Alan Paul, Janis Siegel (vocals) The Boys Choir Of Harlem, Bob Belden (arranger)
Avatar Studios, NYC, released 2000
Me And Charlie Brown (Piano Solo)Atlantic 7567-83366-2
Skating-
My Little Drum-
The Christmas Song Feat. Brian McKnight-
Baby Dance-
Fur Elise-
What Child Is This?-
Linus And Lucy-
O Tannenbaum-
Christmas Is Here Feat. Vanessa Williams-
Me And Charlie Brown-
Christmas Is Coming-
Greensleeves-
Hark The Herald Angels Sing-
* Atlantic 7567-83366-2   Cyrus Chestnut And Friends - A Charlie Brown Christmas

2001

Cyrus Chestnut Trio +

Cyrus Chestnut (piano) Christian McBride (bass) Lewis Nash (drums) with Marcus Printup (trumpet) Wycliffe Gordon (trombone) Gary Bartz (alto sax) James Carter (tenor sax) Stefon Harris (vibes)
Avatar Studios, NYC, June 16-19, 2001
Soul FoodAtlantic 83490-2
Brother With The Mint Green Vine-
Cerebral Thoughts-
Fantasia-
Swing Low Sweet Chariot-
Brother Hawky Hawk-
Minor Funk-
Coming Through The Rye-
In The Underground-
Welllllll!-
Goodnight-
* Atlantic 83490-2   Cyrus Chestnut - Soul Food