Blue Note Records Catalog: BN-LA series

United Artists BN-LA series (12 inch LP)

BN-LA006-F   McCoy Tyner - Extensions

Wayne Shorter (soprano,tenor saxophone) Gary Bartz (alto saxophone) Alice Coltrane (harp -2/4) McCoy Tyner (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 9, 1970
1. tk.3The Wanderer
2. tk.4Message From The Nile
3. tk.5His Blessings
4. tk.6Survival Blues
** originally intended as Blue Note BST 84419.

BN-LA007-G   Moacir Santos - Maestro

Oscar Brashear (trumpet) Frank Rosolino (trombone) David Duke (French horn) Ray Pizzi (alto,soprano saxophone) Don Menza (tenor saxophone, flute) Moacir Santos (baritone saxophone, vocals, percussion, arranger) Hymie Lewak (piano) Clair Fisher (organ) Bill Henderson (electric piano) Joe Pass (guitar) John Heard (bass) unknown (drums) unknown (percussion) Sheila Wilkinson (vocals) Reggie Andrews (arranger) and others
A&M Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September 29, October 10, 1972
tk.9The Mirror's Mirror
tk.12Kermis
tk.15April Child
tk.16Mother Iracema
same personnel
A&M Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September 29, October 18, 1972
Nana
tk.4Luanne
tk.17Bluishmen
Astral Whine (An Elegy To Any War)

BN-LA014-G   Wayne Shorter - Moto Grosso Feio

Wayne Shorter (soprano,tenor saxophone) Dave Holland (acoustic guitar, bass) John McLaughlin (12-string guitar) Miroslav Vitous (bass) Ron Carter (bass, cello) Chick Corea (drums, marimba, percussion) Michelin Prell (drums, percussion)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, April 3, 1970
6122 tk.4Moto Grosso Feio
6123 tk.7Antiqua
6124 tk.9Vera Cruz
6125 tk.12Iska
6126 tk.14Montezuma

BN-LA015-G2   Elvin Jones - Live At The Lighthouse

Steve Grossman (tenor,soprano saxophone) Dave Liebman (tenor,soprano saxophone, flute) Gene Perla (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, 1st set, September 9, 1972
introduction By Bill Chappell And Rick Holmes
New Breed
Sambra
My Ship
Happy Birthday Greeting
same personnel
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, 2nd set, September 9, 1972
Fancy Free
Sweet Mama
The Children, Save The Children

BN-LA024-G   Lou Donaldson - Sophisticated Lou

Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Eugene Bianco (harp) Joe Venuto (vibraphone) Derek Smith (piano, electric piano) Jay Berliner (guitar, 12-string guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Omar Clay (percussion) + overdubs: Joe Farrell, Paul Winter (flute, alto flute) Harry Lookofsky, Aaron Rosand, Irving Spice (violin) Seymour Berman, Harry Zaratzian (viola) Seymour Barab (cello) Wade Marcus (arranger)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, December 8, 1972;
overdubbed on A&R Recording Studio, NYC, December 18, 1972
11399 (tk.7)Time After Time
11392 (tk.8)You've Changed
11394 (tk.6)What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life
11397 (tk.5)Autumn In New York
Ron Carter (bass) replaces Davis
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, December 11, 1972;
overdubbed on A&R Recording Studio, NYC, December 18, 1972
11393 (tk.4)Stella By Starlight
11396 (tk.14)You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
11398 (tk.2)Blues Walk
11395 (tk.2)The Long Goodbye

BN-LA037-G2   Grant Green - Live At The Lighthouse

Claude Bartee (tenor,soprano saxophone) Gary Coleman (vibraphone) Shelton Laster (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Wilton Felder (electric bass) Greg Williams (drums) Bobbye Porter Hall (percussion) Hank Stewart (announcer)
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, April 21, 1972
Introduction By Hank Stewart
11225Windjammer
11226Betcha By Golly Now
11227Fancy Free
11228Flood In Franklin Park
11229Jan Jan
11230Walk In The Night

BN-LA047-F   Donald Byrd - Black Byrd

Fonce Mizell (trumpet, vocals) Donald Byrd (flugelhorn, trumpet, vocals) Roger Glenn (flute, alto flute, saxophones) Joe Sample (piano, electric piano) Fred Perren (electric piano, synthesizer, vocals) Dean Parks (guitar) Wilton Felder (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Bobbye Porter Hall (percussion) Larry Mizell (vocals, arranger)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, April 3, 1972
11249Mr. Thomas
same personnel
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, April 4, 1972
11246Flight Time
David T. Walker (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Stephanie Spruill (congas, tambourine) replaces Parks, Felder, Hall
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, November 24, 1972
11250Sky High
11247Black Byrd
11251Slop Jar Blues
11248Love's So Far Away
11252Where Are We Going
** also issued on Blue Note CDP 7 84466 2.

BN-LA054-F   Horace Silver - In Pursuit Of The 27th Man

David Friedman (vibraphone) Horace Silver (piano) Bob Cranshaw (electric bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 6, 1972
10674Summer In Central Park
11480Strange Vibes
10672Kathy
11479In Pursuit Of The 27th Man
Randy Brecker (trumpet, flugelhorn) Michael Brecker (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Bob Cranshaw (electric bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 10, 1972
10671The Liberated Brother
11478Nothin' Can Stop Me Now
10673Gregory Is Here

BN-LA059-F   Alphonze Mouzon - The Essence Of Mystery

Buddy Terry (soprano saxophone) Sonny Fortune (alto saxophone) Larry Willis (piano, electric piano) Buster Williams (bass) Wilbur Bascomb Jr. (electric bass) Alphonze Mouzon (drums, timpani, tabla, percussion, electric piano, Clavinet, Mellotron, vocals)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, December 13, 14 & 15, 1972
11442The Essence Of Mystery
11443Funky Finger
11444Crying Angels
11445Why Can't We Make It
11446Macrobian
11447Spring Water
11448Sunflower
11449Thank You Lord
11450Antonia

BN-LA098-G   Ronnie Foster - Sweet Revival

Garnett Brown (trombone) Seldon Powell (tenor saxophone) Ronnie Foster (organ) Ernie Hayes (electric piano) David Spinozza, John Tropea (electric guitar) Wilbur Bascomb Jr. (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums) unknown (percussion) unidentified horns, strings and female vocals group, Horace Ott (arranger, conductor)
Generation Sound Studios, NYC, December 14 & 15, 1972
11433Sweet Revival
11434 (tk.9)Lisa's Love
11435Backstabber
11436It's Just Gotta Be This Way
11437 (tk.1)Alone Again (Naturally)
11438Where Is The Love
11439Me And Mrs. Jones
11440 (tk.10)Some Neck
11441Superwoman
11900 (tk.1)Inot (Enot)

BN-LA099-G   Mickey Tucker/Roland Hanna - The New Heritage Keyboard Quartet

Mickey Tucker (piano) Roland Hanna (piano, Clavinet) Richard Davis (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums, percussion)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, January 16, 17 & 18, 1973
Zap Carnivorous
Sin, No. 86 1/2
State Of Affairs
Delphi
Monstrosity March
Child Of Gemini: So You Will Know My Name

BN-LA109-F   Lou Donaldson - Sassy Soul

Thad Jones (trumpet) Garnett Brown (trombone) Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone, electric alto saxophone) Seldon Powell (tenor saxophone, flute) Buddy Lucas (harmonica) Paul Griffin (piano, electric piano, organ) Horace Ott (electric piano, arranger, conductor) Hugh McCracken, David Spinozza, John Tropea (electric guitar) Wilbur Bascomb Jr. (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums) Omar Clay, Jack Jennings (percussion)
Generation Sound Studios, NYC, April 17, 1973
12066Sanford And Son Theme
12071This Is Happiness
12072Inner Space
same personnel
Generation Sound Studios, NYC, April 18, 1973
12067Pillow Talk
12068Sassy Soul Strut
12069Good Morning, Heartache
12070City, Country, City

BN-LA110-F   Elvin Jones - Mr. Jones

George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Joe Farrell (tenor saxophone, flute, English horn, bass flute) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Wilbur Little (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Candido (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 26, 1969
5210 tk.1Mr. Jones
Steve Grossman (tenor saxophone) Dave Liebman (tenor,soprano saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Jan Hammer (piano) Gene Perla (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas) Frank Ippolito (percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 12, 1972
9995New Breed
9996What's Up-That's It
Thad Jones (flugelhorn) Dave Liebman (tenor saxophone, flute) Steve Grossman (tenor,soprano saxophone) Jan Hammer (piano) Gene Perla (bass, electric bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas) Albert Duffy (timpani) Frank Ippolito (percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 13, 1972
9994Soultrane
9992One Native's Place
9993G.G. (Gee Gee)

BN-LA140-F   Donald Byrd - Street Lady

Donald Byrd (trumpet, flugelhorn, vocals) Roger Glenn (flute) Jerry Peters (piano, electric piano) Fonce Mizell (Clavinet, trumpet, vocals) Fred Perren (synthesizer, vocals) David T. Walker (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) King Errisson (congas) Stephanie Spruill (percussion) Larry Mizell (vocals, arranger, conductor)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, June 13, 14 & 15, 1973
12686Lansana's Priestess
12687Miss Kane
12688Sister Love
12689Street Lady
12690Witch Hunt
12691Woman Of The World
** also issued on Blue Note B1-53923.

BN-LA141-G2   Gene Harris - Yesterday, Today And Tomorrow

Gene Harris (piano, arranger) John Halton (bass, electric bass) Carl Burnett (drums, percussion)
Motown Studio, Detroit, MI, June 14 & 15, 1973
12465-6On Green Dolphin Street
12466-3Hymn To Freedom
12467-3Trieste
12468-2Love For Sale
12469-15Something
12470-2How Insensitive
12471-4Judy, Judy, Judy
12472-7After Hours
12473-4Sawin' Wood
12474-2Li'l Darling
12475-9Monk's Tune

BN-LA142-G   Bobbi Humphrey - Blacks And Blues

Bobbi Humphrey (flute, vocals) Jerry Peters (piano, electric piano) Fonce Mizell (Clavinet, trumpet, vocals) Fred Perren (synthesizer, vocals) David T. Walker (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Stephanie Spruill (percussion) Chuck Davis (vocals) Larry Mizell (vocals, arranger, conductor)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, June 6, 1973
12693Harlem River Drive
12694Just A Love Child
12695Blacks And Blues
Bobbi Humphrey (flute, vocals) Jerry Peters (piano, electric piano) Fonce Mizell (Clavinet, trumpet, vocals) Fred Perren (synthesizer, vocals) John Rowin, David T. Walker (guitar) Ron Brown, Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) King Errisson (congas, vocals) Stephanie Spruill (percussion) Larry Mizell (vocals, arranger, conductor)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, June 7 & 8, 1973
12692Chicago, Damn
12696Jasper Country Man
12697Baby's Gone

BN-LA143-F   Marlena Shaw - From The Depth Of My Soul

Eugene Bianco (harp) Derek Smith (piano, electric piano, clavichord) Gene Bertoncini, Cornell Dupree, Carl Lynch, Hugh McCracken (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Wilbur Bascomb Jr. (electric bass) Charles Collins, Herbie Lovelle, Grady Tate (drums) Arthur Jenkins (congas) George Devens, George Jenkins (percussion) Marlena Shaw (vocals) unidentified horns and strings, Wade Marcus (arranger, conductor)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, May 30, June 6, 1973
12678-10Easy Evil
12679-7The Laughter And The Tears
12680-8The Feeling's Good
12682-7I Just Don't Want To Be Lonely
12683-10Waterfall
12685-6Time For Me To Go
same personnel
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, May 31, June 6, 1973
(tk.12)Prelude
12675-8I Know I Love Him
12676-7Hum This Song
12677-1But For Now
12681-10Wildflower
12684-5Say A Kind Word

BN-LA152-F   Herbie Hancock/Willie Bobo - Succotash

Herbie Hancock (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Willie Bobo (drums, timbales) Osvaldo "Chihuahau" Martinez (congas, bongos, finger cymbals, guiro)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 30, 1963
tk.1 (12567)Succotash
tk.2 (12568)Triangle
tk.5 (12565)Mimosa
tk.9 (12566)A Jump Ahead
tk.13 (12564)Jack Rabbit
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 4147 entitled "Herbie Hancock - Inventions And Dimensions".

BN-LA158-G2   Various Artists - Decades Of Jazz, Vol. 1

Albert Ammons (piano)
probably WMGM Radio Station, NYC, January 6, 1939
tk.5 (441-5)Boogie Woogie Stomp
Frank Newton (trumpet) J.C. Higginbotham (trombone) Albert Ammons (piano) Teddy Bunn (guitar) Johnny Williams (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
probably WMGM Radio Station, NYC, April 7, 1939
GM515A-5Port Of Harlem Blues
Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone) Meade "Lux" Lewis (piano) Teddy Bunn (guitar) Johnny Williams (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
probably WMGM Radio Station, NYC, June 8, 1939
GM533-14Summertime
Earl "Fatha" Hines (piano)
possibly WMGM Radio Station, NYC, July 29, 1939
GM301x-3The Father's Getaway
Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone) Josh White (guitar, vocals) Wilson Ernest Myers (bass)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, March 7, 1940
RS672Milk Cow Blues
Meade "Lux" Lewis (piano)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 4, 1940
RS791 BHonky Tonk Train Blues
Edmond Hall (clarinet) Meade "Lux" Lewis (celeste) Charlie Christian (acoustic guitar) Israel Crosby (bass)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, February 5, 1941
R3461Profoundly Blue
Avery "Kid" Howard (trumpet, vocals) Jim Robinson (trombone) George Lewis (clarinet) Lawrence Marrero (banjo) Chester Zardis (bass) Edgar Mosley (drums)
New Orleans, LA, May 16, 1943
CD105Climax Rag
James P. Johnson (piano)
WOR Studios, NYC, December 15, 1943
BN781Mule Walk (Stomp)
Edmond Hall (clarinet) Red Norvo (vibraphone) Teddy Wilson (piano) Carl Kress (guitar) Johnny Williams (bass)
WOR Studios, NYC, January 25, 1944
BN911Seein' Red
Sidney DeParis (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) James P. Johnson (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, March 4, 1944
BN953-2After You've Gone
Max Kaminsky (trumpet) Ray Conniff (trombone) Rod Cless (clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Bob Haggart (bass) Danny Alvin (drums)
NYC, March 18, 1944
BN960-0Maple Leaf Rag
Sidney DeParis (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Edmond Hall (clarinet) James P. Johnson (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, June 21, 1944
BN984-0The Call Of The Blues
Jonah Jones (trumpet) Tyree Glenn (trombone) Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Roger Ram Ramirez (piano) Tiny Grimes (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, September 25, 1944
BN990-1If I Had You
Sidney DeParis (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone, clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Manzie Johnson (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, December 20, 1944
BN208-0Blue Horizon
Benny Morton (trombone) Barney Bigard (clarinet) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Sammy Benskin (piano) Israel Crosby (bass) Eddie Dougherty (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, January 31, 1945
BN222-0Limehouse Blues
Bunk Johnson (trumpet) Sandy Williams (trombone) Sidney Bechet (clarinet) Cliff Jackson (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Manzie Johnson (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, March 10, 1945
BN223-1Milenberg Joys
Fats Navarro (trumpet) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) Charlie Rouse (tenor saxophone) Tadd Dameron (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, September 26, 1947
BN307-2Dameronia
George Taitt (trumpet) Sahib Shihab (alto saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Bob Paige (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, November 21, 1947
BN321-1'Round Midnight
Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Thelonious Monk (piano) John Simmons (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
Apex Studios, NYC, July 2, 1948
BN330-0Epistrophy
Dave Burnes, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) James Moody (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) James "Men Gates" Forman (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Chino Pozo (bongos, vocals) Gil Fuller (arranger)
Apex Studios, NYC, October 25, 1948
BN347-0Tin Tin Deo
** reissue of Blue Note BST 89902 entitled "Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz 1939-1949".

BN-LA159-G2   Various Artists - Decades Of Jazz, Vol. 2

Bud Powell (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, May 1, 1951
BN384-0A Night In Tunisia
Sahib Shihab (alto saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, July 23, 1951
BN393-0Criss Cross
Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, April 7, 1952
BN424-2 tk.8Bags' Groove
Clifford Brown (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Jimmy Heath (tenor,baritone saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, June 22, 1953
BN508-0 tk.14Get Happy
Clifford Brown (trumpet) Gigi Gryce (alto saxophone, flute) Charlie Rouse (tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Audio-Video Studios, NYC, August 28, 1953
BN527-1 tk.21Cherokee
Miles Davis (trumpet) Horace Silver (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 6, 1954
BN553-1 tk.12It Never Entered My Mind
Donald Byrd (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 10, 1956
tk.12Senor Blues
Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Jimmy Smith (organ) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Art Blakey (drums)
Manhattan Towers, NYC, February 12, 1957
tk.10Yardbird Suite
Donald Byrd (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) John Coltrane (tenor saxophone) Sonny Clark (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 1, 1957
tk.7/6Speak Low
Lee Morgan (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) John Coltrane (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 15, 1957
tk.6Moment's Notice
Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 22, 1957
tk.5Tune Up
Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Herman Foster (piano) Peck Morrison (bass) Dave Bailey (drums) Ray Barretto (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 28, 1958
tk.15Blues Walk
Lee Morgan (trumpet) Benny Golson (tenor saxophone) Bobby Timmons (piano) Jymie Merritt (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 30, 1958
tk.4Moanin'
** reissue of Blue Note BST 89903 entitled "Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz 1949-1959".

BN-LA160-G2   Various Artists - Decades Of Jazz, Vol. 3

Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Smith (organ) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Donald Bailey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 25, 1960
tk.16Back At The Chicken Shack
Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone, piano) Grant Green (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 16, 1961
tk.28Blue And Sentimental
Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Major Holley Jr. (bass) Bill English (drums) Ray Barretto (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 8, 1963
tk.23Chitlins Con Carne
Donald Byrd (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Donald Best (vibraphone) Herbie Hancock (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Butch Warren (bass) Lex Humphries (drums) unidentified chorus, Coleridge Perkinson (director) Duke Pearson (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 12, 1963
tk.5 | 14283-ECristo Redentor
Lee Morgan (trumpet) Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone) Barry Harris (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 21, 1963
tk.25The Sidewinder
Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone) Richard Davis (bass) Anthony Williams (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 25, 1964
1312 tk.17Out To Lunch
Carmell Jones (trumpet) Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Teddy Smith (bass) Roger Humphries (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 26, 1964
1457 tk.26Song For My Father
Ernie Royal, Snooky Young (trumpet) Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Jimmy Cleveland, J.J. Johnson, Tony Studd (trombone) Jerry Dodgion (alto saxophone, flute, alto flute, clarinet, piccolo) Phil Woods (alto saxophone, clarinet) Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Robert Ashton (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Budd Johnson (tenor,soprano saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet, flute, alto flute) Herbie Hancock (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Oliver Nelson (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 14, 1965
1569 tk.30River's Invitation
Ornette Coleman (alto saxophone, trumpet, violin) David Izenzon (bass) Charles Moffett (drums, glockenspiel) Frank Wolff (producer)
"Gyllene Cirkeln", Stockholm, Sweden, afternoon set, December 4, 1965
1694 tk.14European Echoes
Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Lonnie Smith (organ) Jimmy Ponder (guitar) Leo Morris (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 27, 1967
1972 tk.10Peepin'
** reissue of Blue Note BST 89904 entitled "Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz 1959-1969".

BN-LA169-F   Cannonball Adderley - Somethin' Else

Miles Davis (trumpet -1/4) Cannonball Adderley (alto saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 9, 1958
1. tk.2Autumn Leaves
2. tk.3Love For Sale
3. tk.4Somethin' Else
4. tk.6One For Daddy-O
5. tk.11Dancing In The Dark
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 1595.

BN-LA170-G2   The Jazz Crusaders - Tough Talk

Wayne Henderson (trombone) Wilton Felder (tenor saxophone) Joe Sample (piano) "Sticks" Hooper (drums) and featuring guest musicians: Roy Gaines (guitar -3) Jimmy Bond (bass)
Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood, CA, May 24, 1961
1.M.J.S. Funk
2.That's It
3. E7912Freedom Sound
Wayne Henderson (trombone) Wilton Felder (tenor saxophone) Joe Sample (piano, harpsichord) Stix Hooper (drums) and Bobby Haynes (bass)
Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood, CA, February 13, 1963
Tough Talk
No Name Samba
Lazy Canary
same personnel
Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood, CA, February 19, 1963
Turkish Black
Lonely Horn
Sample plays (piano)
Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood, CA, September 24, 1963
Free Sample
same personnel
Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood, CA, September 25, 1963
Close Shave
Some Samba
Stix March
same personnel
Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood, CA, September 26, 1963
Purple Onion
Wayne Henderson (trombone, euphonium) Wilton Felder (tenor,alto saxophone) Joe Sample (piano) Stix Hooper (drums) and Joe Pass (guitar -2) Monk Montgomery (Fender Jazz bass)
Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood, CA, July 19, 1964
1.Long John
2.I'll Remember Tomorrow
Wayne Henderson (trombone) Wilton Felder (tenor saxophone) Joe Sample (piano) Nesbert Hooper (drums) and Hubert Laws (flute) Clare Fischer (organ) Al McKibbon (bass) Carlos Vidal (congas) Hungaria Garcia (timbales, cowbells)
Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood, CA, July 2, 1965
Aqua Dulce (Sweetwater)

BN-LA171-G2   Les McCann - Fish This Week

Les McCann (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Ron Jefferson (drums)
United Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA, February 4, 1960
6161 (13186)Vacushna
(13187)A Little 3/4 For God & Co.
6330 (13183)Fish This Week
(13188)For Carl Perkins
6708/6709 (13185/13185)The Truth
same personnel
"The Bit", Hollywood, CA, July 16 & 17, 1960
6594 (13191)The Shout
Les McCann (piano) Herbie Lewis (bass) Ron Jefferson (drums)
"The Jazz Workshop", San Francisco, CA, December, 1960
(13198)Big Jim
(13193)Gone On And Get That Church
(13194)We'll See Yaw'll After While, Ya Heah
same personnel
Rex Productions Studio, Hollywood, CA, March 13 & 15, 1961
(13184)Dorene Don't Cry, I
(13189)Pretty Lady
same personnel
"Village Gate", NYC, December 29, 1961
(13195)The Shampoo
(13196)Someone Stole My Chitlins
Les McCann (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Paul Humphrey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 30 or 29, 1963
(13197)Kathleen's Theme
Les McCann (piano) Stanley Gilbert (bass) Paul Humphrey (drums) with Charles Kynard (organ)
Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood, CA, 1963
(13190)The Gospel Truth
(13192)Send It On Down To Me

BN-LA222-G   Alphonze Mouzon - Funky Snakefoot

Randy Brecker (trumpet -1,2,5) Barry Rogers (trombone -1,2,5) Andy Gadsden (tenor saxophone -1,2,5) Harry Whitaker (piano) Leon Pendarvis (electric piano, organ) Richie Resnicoff (guitar) Mark Harowitz (pedal steel guitar, banjo) Gary King (electric bass) Alphonze Mouzon (drums, vocals, synthesizer, tack piano) Ray Armando (congas, bongos) Angel Allende, Steve Berrios (percussion)
Electric Lady Studios, NYC, December 10, 11 & 12, 1973
1.I've Given You My Love
2.A Permanent Love
3.You Don't Know How Much I Love You
4.My Life Is So Blue
5. 13733Oh, Yes I Do
Randy Brecker (trumpet -1,2) Barry Rogers (trombone -1,2) Andy Gadsden (tenor saxophone -1,2) Leon Pendarvis (piano) Harry Whitaker (piano, Clavinet) Mike Mandel (electric piano) Gary King (electric bass) Alphonze Mouzon (drums, vocals, synthesizer)
1. 13734Funky Snakefoot
2.ISM
3.I Gotta Have You
4.My Little Rosebud
Harry Whitaker (piano, Clavinet) Leon Pendarvis (electric piano, organ) Alphonze Mouzon (drums, vocals, synthesizer)
Tara Tara
The Beggar
Where I'm Drumming From

BN-LA223-G   McCoy Tyner - Asante

Andrew White (alto saxophone) McCoy Tyner (piano, wooden flute) Ted Dunbar (guitar) Buster Williams (bass) Billy Hart (drums, African percussion) Mtume (congas, percussion -2,3) Songai Sandra Smith (vocals -1,2)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 10, 1970
1. 6796Malika
2. 6797Asante
3. 6798Goin' Home
4. 6799Fulfillment
** also issued on Blue Note 7243 4 93384 2.

BN-LA224-G   Lee Morgan Memorial Album

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Bobby Timmons (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 29, 1957
tk.4Just One Of Those Things
Lee Morgan (trumpet) Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone) Barry Harris (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 21, 1963
tk.19Hocus-Pocus
tk.25The Sidewinder
Lee Morgan (trumpet) Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone) Harold Mabern (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 1, 1965
1632 tk.11You Go To My Head
1634 tk.32Speedball
Lee Morgan (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Herbie Hancock (piano) Larry Ridley (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 18, 1965
1651 tk.1Ceora

BN-LA249-G   Bobby Hutcherson - Live At Montreux

Woody Shaw (trumpet) Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone) Cecil Bernard (piano) Ray Drummond (bass) Larry Hancock (drums)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 5, 1973
14097Anton's Boil
14098The Moontrane
14099Song Of Songs
** also issued on Blue Note 7243 8 27819 2.

BN-LA250-G   Ronnie Foster - Live At Montreux

Ronnie Foster (organ) Gregory Miller (guitar) Marvin Chappell (drums)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 5, 1973
14100East Of Ginger Trees
14101Chunky
14102Boogie Juice
14103Sameness

BN-LA251-G   Marlena Shaw - Live At Montreux

George Gaffney (piano, electric piano) Ed Boyer (bass) Harold Jones (drums) Marlena Shaw (vocals)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 5, 1973
The Show Has Begun
The Song Is You
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
Twisted
But For Now
Save The Children
Woman Of The Ghetto

BN-LA252-G   Bobbi Humphrey - Live At Montreux

Bobbi Humphrey (flute) Kevin Toney (electric piano) Berney Perry (guitar) Henry Franklin (bass) Keith Killgo (drums)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 5, 1973
14104Virtue
14105Sugar
14106Sad Bag
14107Ain't No Sunshine

BN-LA257-G   Bobby Hutcherson - Cirrus

Woody Shaw (trumpet) Emanuel Boyd, Harold Land (tenor saxophone, flute) Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone, marimba) William Henderson (piano, electric piano) Ray Drummond (bass) Larry Hancock (drums) Kenneth Nash (percussion)
Wally Heider Recording Studio III, Los Angeles, CA, April 17, 1974
14045Zuri Dance
same personnel
Wally Heider Recording Studio III, Los Angeles, CA, April 18, 1974
14046Rosewood
14043Even Later
14044Wrong Or Right
14042Cirrus

BN-LA258-G   Don Minasi - When Joanna Loved Me

Peter Dimitriades, Paul Winter (violin) Seymour Berman, Harry Zaratzian (viola) Seymour Barab, Kermit Moore (cello) Eugene Bianco (harp) Don Minasi (guitar, arranger) Garry Newman (bass) Bud Nealy (drums, percussion) Joseph Daddiego (congas, percussion) Wade Marcus (string arranger, conductor)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, March 19, 20 & 21, 1974
14033Spinning Wheel
14034When Joanna Loved Me
14035On Green Dolphin Street
14036With A Little Help From My Friends
14037What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life
14038I'll Only Miss Her

BN-LA259-G   Lou Donaldson - Sweet Lou

Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone, electric alto saxophone) Horace Ott (keyboards, synthesizer, arranger, conductor) Paul Griffin (Clavinet) Cornell Dupree, Hugh McCracken, David Spinozza (guitar) Wilbur Bascomb Jr. (electric bass) Bernard Purdie, Jimmie Young (drums) unknown (congas, vibraphone, percussion) + overdubs: Danny Moore, Ernie Royal, Joe Shepley (trumpet) Garnett Brown (trombone) Arthur Clarke, Seldon Powell (tenor saxophone, flute) Buddy Lucas (harmonica) Bill Davis, Eric Figueroa, Eileen Gilbert, Hilda Harris, Barbara Massey, William Sample, Carl Williams Jr. (backing vocals)
Generation Sound Studios, NYC, March 14, 1974;
overdubbed on Generation Sound Studios, NYC, 1974
14049 tk.3Hip Trip
14047 tk.5If You Can't Handle It Give It To Me
14110 tk.7Love Eyes
same personnel
Generation Sound Studios, NYC, March 19, 1974;
overdubbed on Generation Sound Studios, NYC, 1974
14051 tk.5Peepin'
14052 tk.8Herman's Mambo
14048 tk.15Lost Love
same personnel
Generation Sound Studios, NYC, March 21, 1974;
overdubbed on Generation Sound Studios, NYC, 1974
14050 (tk.11)You're Welcome, Stop On By

BN-LA260-G   Moacir Santos - Saudade

Steve Huffsteter (trumpet, flugelhorn) Benny Powell (trombone) Morris Repass (bass trombone) Sidney Muldrow (French horn) Ray Pizzi (bassoon, alto,tenor saxophone, flute, piccolo, bassoon) Jerome Richardson (soprano,alto,tenor,baritone saxophone, flute, alto flute) Moacir Santos (alto,baritone saxophone, arranger, conductor) Mark Levine (piano, electric piano, arranger) Lee Ritenour (guitar) John Heard (bass, electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Mayuto Correa, Carmelo Garcia (congas, percussion) Donald Alves, Mike Campbell, Jose Marino, Petsye Powell, Carmen Saveiros, Regina Werneck (backing vocals)
United Artists Studios, Hollywood, CA, March 5, 6 & 12, 1974
13961-3Early Morning Love
13962-6Suk Cha
13963-4Kathy
13964-3Off And On
13965-7A Saudade Matta A Gente
13966-4What's My Name
13967-2Amphibious
13968-11This Life
13969-11The City Of L.A.
13970-3Happily-Happy
** also issued on Blue Note (E) B1-27206.

BN-LA261-G   Ronnie Foster - On The Avenue

John E. Gatchell, Dean Robert Pratt (trumpet, flugelhorn) Gerald Ray Chamberlain (trombone) Joel L. Kaye (baritone saxophone) Ronnie Foster (organ, Clavinet, synthesizer, vocals) Phil Upchurch (guitar, electric bass) Marvin Chappell (drums) Ray Armando (percussion) Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis (horn arranger)
Electric Lady Studios, NYC, April 30, 1974
14182Serenade To A Rock
14187 (tk.5)Big Farm Boy Goes Latin City
14183 (tk.8)On The Alamo
14184What Happened To The Sunshine
14186To See A Smile
same personnel
Electric Lady Studios, NYC, May 1, 1974
14188 (tk.1)First Light
14185 (tk.2)Golden Lady

BN-LA267-G   Clifford Brown - Brownie Eyes

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Elmo Hope (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, June 9, 1953
BN489-1 tk.2Bellarosa
BN492-0 tk.9Brownie Speaks
BN493-0 tk.10De-Dah
Clifford Brown (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Jimmy Heath (tenor,baritone saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, June 22, 1953
BN508-1 tk.15Get Happy (alt. take)
Clifford Brown (trumpet) Gigi Gryce (alto saxophone, flute) Charlie Rouse (tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Audio-Video Studios, NYC, August 28, 1953
BN524-2 tk.3Wail Bait
BN525-1 tk.9Hymn Of The Orient
BN526-1 tk.13Brownie Eyes
BN527-1 tk.21Cherokee
BN528-0 tk.23Easy Living

BN-LA313-G   Gene Harris - Astral Signal

Oscar Brashear (trumpet) George Bohanon, Keg Johnson (trombone, backing vocals) Sidney Muldrow (French horn) Ernie Watts (reeds) Jerry Peters (piano, backing vocals, arranger) Gene Harris (keyboards, lead vocals, arranger) John Rowin, David T. Walker (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums, arranger) Jim Shifflett (unknown instruments) Trisha Chamberlain, Ann Esther Davis, Lynn Mack, Julia Tillman Waters, Luther Waters, Maxine Willard Waters, Oren Waters (backing vocals)
The Village Recorder, Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1974
14384Prelude
14385Summer (The First Time)
14386Rubato Summer
14387I Remember Summer
14388Don't Call Me Nigger, Whitey
14389Losalamitoslatinfunklovesong
14390My Roots
14391Green River
14392Beginnings
14393Higga-Boom
14394Feeling You, Feeling Me Too!
14395Love Talkin'

BN-LA317-G   Duke Pearson - It Could Only Happen With You

Burt Collins (trumpet) Kenny Rupp (trombone) Jerry Dodgion (alto saxophone, alto flute) Lew Tabackin (tenor saxophone, flute) Duke Pearson (piano, electric piano) Ron Carter (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 13, 1970
5924 tk.29Emily
Burt Collins, Joe Shepley (trumpet) Kenny Rupp (trombone) Hermeto Pascoal (flute, guitar, bass) Al Gibbons (alto saxophone, alto flute) possibly Frank Foster (tenor saxophone) Duke Pearson (piano, electric piano) Theo (guitar, bass -1/3,5,6) Bob Cranshaw (bass, electric bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Flora Pulim (vocals -1,2,5)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 10, 1970
1. 6128 tk.5It Could Only Happen With You
2. 6129 tk.10Gira, Girou (Round And Round)
3. 6130 tk.19Book's Bossa
4. 6131 tk.20Lost In The Stars
5. 6132 tk.22Stormy
6. 6133 tk.27Hermeto

BN-LA344-G   Bobbi Humphrey - Satin Doll

Fonce Mizell (trumpet, Clavinet, backing vocals) Bobbi Humphrey (flute, vocals) Jerry Peters (piano, Clavinet) Larry Mizell (electric piano, synthesizer, Clavinet, backing vocals, arranger, conductor) Phil Davis, Don Preston (synthesizer) John Rowin, Wah Wah Watson (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) King Errisson (congas) Roger Sainte, Stephanie Spruill (percussion) Chuck Davis, Samantha Harris, Freddie Perren (backing vocals)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, June 20, 1974
14609Satin Doll
14611Ladies Day
14613My Little Girl
14615You're The Sunshine Of My Life
same personnel
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 1974
14612Fun House
14614Rain Again
Fonce Mizell (trumpet, Clavinet, backing vocals) Bobbi Humphrey (flute, vocals) Jerry Peters (piano, Clavinet) Larry Mizell (electric piano, synthesizer, Clavinet, backing vocals, arranger, conductor) Chuck Davis (Clavinet) Phil Davis, Don Preston (synthesizer) John Rowin, Wah Wah Watson (guitar) Chuck Rainey, Wayne Tweed (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) King Errisson (congas) Roger Sainte, Stephanie Spruill (percussion) Samantha Harris, Freddie Perren (backing vocals)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, August 5, 1974
14608New York Times
14610San Francisco Lights

BN-LA356-H2   Freddie Hubbard Best Album

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Tina Brooks (tenor saxophone) McCoy Tyner (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Clifford Jarvis (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 19, 1960
tk.11One Mint Julep
tk.22All Or Nothing At All
Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) McCoy Tyner (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 6, 1960
tk.2Blues For Brenda
tk.24I Wished I Knew
Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Jimmy Heath (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Larry Ridley (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 9, 1961
tk.6Hub Cap
tk.11Cry Me Not
tk.18Luana
Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Bernard McKinney (euphonium -1) Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone -1) McCoy Tyner (piano) Art Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 21, 1961
1. tk.12Crisis
2. tk.13Weaver Of Dreams
Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) James Spaulding (alto saxophone, flute) Ronnie Mathews (piano) Eddie Khan (bass) Joe Chambers (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 7, 1964
1347 tk.11Breaking Point
1348 tk.14Blue Frenzy
1349 tk.23Mirrors
Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Kiane Zawadi (euphonium) James Spaulding (alto saxophone, flute) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) McCoy Tyner (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Pete LaRoca (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 26, 1965
1527 tk.3Jodo

BN-LA368-G   Donald Byrd - Steppin' Into Tomorrow

Donald Byrd (flugelhorn, trumpet, vocals) Gary Bartz (alto,soprano saxophone, clarinet) Jerry Peters (piano, organ) Larry Mizell (electric piano, synthesizer, backing vocals, arranger, conductor) Fonce Mizell (Clavinet, trumpet, backing vocals) Fred Perren (synthesizer, backing vocals) David T. Walker (guitar) John Rowin (guitar -1/5,7,8) Ronghea Southern (guitar -6) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums, bata drum, mouth harp) Mayuto Correa (congas) Roger Sainte (percussion) Stephanie Spruill (percussion, backing vocals) Kay Haith (vocals) James Carter (whistling) Margie Evans, Lorraine Kennar (backing vocals)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, October 11-December, 1974
1. 14883Steppin' Into Tomorrow
2. 14885You Are The World
3. 14890We're Together
4. 15212Design A Nation
5. 15213Rock And Roll Again
6. 15214Think Twice
7. 15215Makin' It
8. 15216I Love The Girl

BN-LA369-G   Bobby Hutcherson - Linger Lane

Ernie Watts (reeds) Bobby Hutcherson (marimba, arranger) Jerry Peters (electric piano, arranger) John Rowin (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Bobbye Porter Hall (percussion) Julia Waters, Luther Waters, Maxine Waters, Oren Waters (vocals)
Idylwild, CA, January 16, 1975
15192People Make The World Go Round
15193Theme From M*A*S*H
15194MTU
15195Manzanita
15196Mountain Caravan
15197Silver Rondo

BN-LA370-G   The Waters

Oscar Brashear (trumpet) George Bohanon, Maurice Spears (trombone) Mike Altschul, Ernie Watts (reeds) Stella Castellucci (harp) Jerry Peters (piano, keyboards, arranger) John Rowin Jr., David T. Walker (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) John Guerin (drums) Mayuto Correa, Roger Sainte, Stephanie Spruill (percussion) Julia Waters, Luther Waters, Maxine Waters, Oren Waters (vocals) unidentified strings
Music Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 22, 1974
14745Stuh-Born People
14747Trying Hard To Look Inside
same personnel
Music Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 23, 1974
14743To Be There
14744Crazy About You
14748Find It
same personnel
Music Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 24, 1974
14749Motherland
14750My Heart Just Won't Let You Go
14751Sitting Here All Alone
same personnel
Music Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 10, 1974
14882You Are Lost In My Dreams
same personnel
Music Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 17, 1974
14881Blinded By Love

BN-LA392-H2   Thad Jones - Mel Lewis Best Album

Thad Jones (cornet, flugelhorn, composer, leader) Mel Lewis (drums) Thad Jones - Mel Lewis Orchestra
NYC, May 11, 1966
Mean What You Say
add Joe Williams (vocals)
NYC, September 30, 1966
Get Out Of My Life, Woman
Come Sunday
Woman's Got Soul
omit Williams
"Village Vanguard", NYC, June 1, 1967
Little Pixie, No. 2
add Ruth Brown (vocals)
NYC, July 18, 1968
Fine Brown Flame
You Won't Let Me Go
Be Anything But Be Mine
omit Brown
"Village Vanguard", NYC, October 17, 1968
Mornin' Revelend
same personnel
NYC, July 25, 1969
Jive Samba
The Big Dipper
Central Park North
The Groove Merchant
Danny Moore, Al Porcino, Marvin Stamm, Snooky Young (trumpet) Thad Jones (flugelhorn, arranger) Eddie Bert, Jimmy Knepper, Benny Powell (trombone) Cliff Heather (bass trombone) Jerry Dodgion, Jerome Richardson (alto saxophone) Eddie Daniels, Billy Harper (tenor saxophone) Richie Kamuca (baritone saxophone) Roland Hanna (piano, electric piano) Richard Davis (bass, electric bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, January 21, 1970
5856 (tk.11)Tiptoe
Danny Moore, Al Porcino, Marvin Stamm, Snooky Young (trumpet) Thad Jones (flugelhorn, arranger) Eddie Bert, Jimmy Knepper, Benny Powell (trombone) Cliff Heather (bass trombone) Howard Johnson (tuba) Jerry Dodgion, Jerome Richardson (alto saxophone) Eddie Daniels, Billy Harper (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Roland Hanna (piano, electric piano) Richard Davis (bass, electric bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, May 25, 1970
5857 (tk.1)A Child Is Born

BN-LA393-H2   Dexter Gordon Best Album

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) George Tucker (bass) Al Harewood (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 6, 1961
tk.12You've Changed
tk.20It's You Or No One
Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 9, 1961
tk.8Modal Mood
tk.13Clear The Dex
tk.28Ernie's Tune
tk.34The End Of A Love Affair
Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Sonny Clark (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 29, 1962
tk.15Soy Califa
tk.22Don't Explain
Donald Byrd (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Art Taylor (drums) Frank Wolff (producer)
Barclay Studios, Paris, France, June 2, 1964
1386 tk.17Tanya
Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone) Barry Harris (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 29, 1965
1595 tk.10Shiny Stockings

BN-LA394-H2   Stanley Turrentine Best Album

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Shirley Scott (organ) Earl May (bass) Al Harewood (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 21, 1963
tk.9Cherry Point
tk.25One O'Clock Jump
Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Shirley Scott (organ) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Otis Finch (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 24, 1964
1291 tk.28Trouble, No. 2
Donald Byrd (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Jerry Dodgion (alto saxophone, flute) Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Joe Farrell (tenor saxophone, flute) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone, clarinet) Kenny Barron (piano) Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Duke Pearson (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 17, 1967
1839 tk.4She's A Carioca
1840 tk.9Samba Do Aviao
1843 tk.24Night Song
Joe Shepley, Marvin Stamm (trumpet, flugelhorn) Garnett Brown, Julian Priester (trombone) Al Gibbons (alto saxophone, flute, bass clarinet) Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Joe Farrell (tenor saxophone, flute) Mario Rivera (baritone saxophone) McCoy Tyner (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Ray Lucas (drums) Duke Pearson (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 23, 1967
1910 tk.4Better Luck Next Time
1911 tk.11Bonita
1913 tk.16Flying Jumbo (Prez Delight)
Jimmy Nottingham, Snooky Young (flugelhorn) Benny Powell (bass trombone) Jim Buffington (French horn) Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Grady Tate (drums) overdubbed 14 piece strings, Thad Jones (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 15, May 27, 1968
2092 tk.18Smile
Burt Collins (flugelhorn) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Dick Berg, Jim Buffington (French horn) Jerry Dodgion (alto saxophone, flute, clarinet) Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Jerome Richardson (tenor saxophone, flute, clarinet) Hank Jones (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass, electric bass) Mel Lewis (drums) 10 strings overdubbed on, including Gene Orloff (violin) Thad Jones (arranger)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, October 1, 1968
4025Little Green Apples
Thad Jones (trumpet, arranger) Burt Collins (flugelhorn) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Dick Berg, Jim Buffington (French horn) Jerry Dodgion (alto saxophone, flute, clarinet) Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Jerome Richardson (tenor saxophone, flute, clarinet) Herbie Hancock (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass, electric bass) Mickey Roker (drums) 12 strings overdubbed on, including Gene Orloff (violin)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, October 28, 1968
4044Those Were The Days
4045Song For Bonnie

BN-LA395-H2   Chick Corea Best Album

Chick Corea (piano) Miroslav Vitous (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, March 14, 1968
(tk.1)The Law Of Falling And Catching Up
(tk.3)Matrix
same personnel
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, March 19, 1968
(tk.3)Now He Sings-Now He Sobs
Woody Shaw (trumpet) Hubert Laws (flute, piccolo) Bennie Maupin (tenor saxophone) Chick Corea (piano, electric piano) Dave Holland (bass) Jack DeJohnette (drums) Horacee Arnold (drums, tenor saxophone)
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, May 11, 12 & 13, 1969
Jamala
This
It
Chick Corea (piano) Dave Holland (bass) Barry Altschul (drums)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, April 7, 1970
6157 (tk.2)Toy Room
6162 (tk.1)Nefertiti
Chick Corea (piano, percussion) Dave Holland (bass, percussion) Barry Altschul (drums, percussion)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, April 8, 1970
6158 (tk.1)Ballad I
6161 (tk.3)Ballad III

BN-LA397-G   Marlena Shaw - Who Is This Bitch Anyway

Bernard Ighner (piano, bass, flugelhorn, arranger) Dennis Budimir (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Marlena Shaw (vocals) unidentified strings
The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, June 12, 1974
15013Davy
15172The Lord Giveth And Taketh
Mike Lang (piano) Larry Nash (electric piano, synthesizer) Larry Carlton, David T. Walker (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) King Errisson (congas) Marlena Shaw (vocals) unidentified strings, Dale Oehler, Byron Olson (arranger)
The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, December 3, 1974
15055Loving You Was Like A Party
15056You Taught Me How To Speak In Love
Larry Nash (electric piano) Dennis Budimir (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums, percussion) Marlena Shaw (vocals) unidentified horns and strings, Dale Oehler (arranger)
The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, December 4, 1974
15057You
15058You Been Away Too Long
Mike Lang (piano) Larry Nash (electric piano, synthesizer) Larry Carlton, David T. Walker (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums, wind chimes) King Errisson (congas) Marlena Shaw (vocals) unidentified strings, Bernard Ighner, Byron Olson (arranger)
The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, December 5, 1974
15059Street Walkin' Woman
15060Feel Like Makin' Love
Bill Mays (piano) Dennis Budimir (guitar) Chuck Domanico (bass) Jim Gordon (drums) Marlena Shaw (vocals) unidentified woodwinds and strings, Byron Olson (arranger)
The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, December 6, 1974
15165A Prelude For Rose Marie
15061Rose Marie (Mon Cherie)
** also issued on Blue Note CDP 7 89542 2.

BN-LA398-G   Alphonse Mouzon - Mind Transplant

Jerry Peters (electric piano, organ) Tommy Bolin, Lee Ritenour (guitar) Jay Graydon (guitar, programs) Henry Davis (electric bass) Alphonse Mouzon (drums, vocals, synthesizer, electric piano, organ, arranger, conductor) Elvena Mouzon (composer)
Wally Heider Recording Studio III, Los Angeles, CA, December 4, 1974
15068Happiness Is Loving You
15069Golden Rainbows
15070Snowbound
same personnel
Wally Heider Recording Studio III, Los Angeles, CA, December 5, 1974
15067Some Of The Things People Do
same personnel
Wally Heider Recording Studio III, Los Angeles, CA, December 6, 1974
15063Nitroglycerin
15064Carbon Dioxide
same personnel
Wally Heider Recording Studio III, Los Angeles, CA, December 9 & 10, 1974
15065Mind Transplant
15066Ascorbic Acid
** also issued on Pinnacle (E) RPM 116.

BN-LA399-H2   Herbie Hancock Best Album

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet, flugelhorn) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Herbie Hancock (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 28, 1962
tk.1Empty Pockets
tk.4Three Bags Full
tk.13Driftin'
Donald Byrd (trumpet) Grachan Moncur III (trombone -2) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Herbie Hancock (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Chuck Israels (bass) Anthony Williams (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 19, 1963
1. tk.10Blind Man, Blind Man
2. tk.20And What If I Don't Know
Herbie Hancock (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Willie Bobo (drums, timbales) Osvaldo "Chihuahau" Martinez (congas, bongos, finger cymbals, guiro)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 30, 1963
tk.2 (12568)Triangle
Freddie Hubbard (cornet) Herbie Hancock (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Anthony Williams (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 17, 1964
1373 tk.14Cantaloupe Island
Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Herbie Hancock (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Anthony Williams (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 17, 1965
1545 tk.2Maiden Voyage
Thad Jones (flugelhorn) Peter Phillips (bass trombone) Jerry Dodgion (alto flute) Herbie Hancock (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 6, 1968
2059 tk.12Speak Like A Child
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 9, 1968
2061 tk.23Goodbye To Childhood
2063 tk.32Toys
Johnny Coles (flugelhorn) Garnett Brown (trombone) Tony Studd (bass trombone) Hubert Laws (flute) Jerome Richardson (bass clarinet) Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone, alto flute) Herbie Hancock (piano, electric piano) Buster Williams (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 18, 1969
4011 tk.10The Prisoner

BN-LA400-H2   Jimmy Smith Best Album

Jimmy Smith (organ) Thornel Schwartz (guitar) Bay Perry (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 18, 1956
tk.7The Preacher
Jimmy Smith (organ) Thornel Schwartz (guitar) Donald Bailey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 27, 1956
tk.12The Champ
Jimmy Smith (organ) Eddie McFadden (guitar) Donald Bailey (drums)
Manhattan Towers, NYC, February 13, 1957
tk.12Blue Moon
add Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone)
Manhattan Towers, NYC, February 25, 1958
tk.5Lover Man
Lee Morgan (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Tina Brooks (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Smith (organ) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Art Blakey (drums)
tk.15The Sermon
Jimmy Smith (organ) Quentin Warren (guitar) Donald Bailey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 4, 1960
tk.2Mack The Knife
Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Smith (organ) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Donald Bailey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 25, 1960
tk.12Midnight Special
tk.16Back At The Chicken Shack
Jimmy Smith (organ) Quentin Warren (guitar) Donald Bailey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 1, 1963
tk.38Bucket
add Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) "Big" John Patton (tambourine)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 7, 1963
tk.6Pork Chop

BN-LA401-H2   Sonny Rollins Best Album

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 16, 1956
tk.1Decision
tk.2Plain Jane
tk.6How Are Things In Glocca Morra
tk.8Bluesnote
J.J. Johnson (trombone -1,3/5) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano -1,3/5) Thelonious Monk (piano -2,5) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 14, 1957
1. tk.1Why Don't I
2. tk.6Reflections
3. tk.7Poor Butterfly
4. tk.11You Stepped Out Of A Dream
5. tk.12Misterioso
Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano -1,3) Doug Watkins (bass -1,3) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 22, 1957
1. tk.5Tune Up
2. tk.13Surrey With The Fringe On Top
3. tk.17Namely You
Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Wilbur Ware (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, evening set, November 3, 1957
tk.17Striver's Row

BN-LA402-H2   Horace Silver Best Album

Horace Silver (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, November 23, 1953
BN534-2 tk.6Opus De Funk
Art Farmer (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 8, 1957
tk.17Home Cookin'
Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Junior Cook (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Gene Taylor (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 31, 1959
tk.11Cookin' At The Continental
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 30, 1959
tk.8Peace
Roy Brooks (drums) replaces Hayes
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 8, 1960
tk.14Strollin'
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 9, 1960
tk.23Nica's Dream
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 7, 1963
tk.7Silver's Serenade
Carmell Jones (trumpet) Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Teddy Smith (bass) Roger Humphries (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 26, 1964
1457 tk.26Song For My Father
Woody Shaw (trumpet) Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Roger Humphries (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 1, 1965
1663 tk.16The Cape Verdean Blues
add J.J. Johnson (trombone)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 22, 1965
1673 tk.7Nutville
Woody Shaw (trumpet) Tyrone Washington (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Larry Ridley (bass) Roger Humphries (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 2, 1966
1781 tk.9The Jody Grind
Charles Tolliver (trumpet) Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass, electric bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 23, 1968
2049 tk.5Serenade To A Soul Sister
2050 tk.10Psychedelic Sally
Randy Brecker (trumpet, flugelhorn) Bennie Maupin (tenor saxophone, flute) Horace Silver (piano) John Williams (bass) Billy Cobham (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 10, 1969
3394 tk.15You Gotta Take A Little Love

BN-LA406-G   Horace Silver - Silver 'N Brass

Tom Harrell (trumpet) Bob Berg (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums) + overdubs: Oscar Brashear, Bobby Bryant (trumpet, flugelhorn) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Maurice Spears (bass trombone) Vince DeRosa (French horn) Buddy Collette (alto saxophone, flute) Jerome Richardson (alto,soprano saxophone, flute) Wade Marcus (arranger)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, January 10, 1975;
overdubbed on Wally Heider Recording Studio III, Los Angeles, CA, 1975
15167 (tk.4)Barbara
15168Dameron's Dance
15170 (tk.3)Adjustment
15171 (tk.3)Mysticizm
Bob Cranshaw (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums) replaces Carter, Foster
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, January 17, 1975;
overdubbed on Wally Heider Recording Studio III, Los Angeles, CA, 1975
15166 (tk.3)Kissin' Cousins
15169The Sophisticated Hippie

BN-LA425-G   Ronnie Foster - Cheshire Cat

Ronnie Foster (organ, keyboards, vocals, arranger) Joe Beck (guitar) William Allen (bass) Dennis Davis (drums) Mtume (congas, percussion) George Benson (backing vocals)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, March 21, 1975
15683 (tk.2)Funky Motion
15680 (tk.5)Like A Child
Ronnie Foster (organ, keyboards, vocals, arranger) Joe Beck (guitar -2) George Benson (guitar -1, backing vocals -2) William Allen (bass) Gary King (electric bass) Dennis Davis (drums) Mtume (congas, percussion)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, March 24, 1975
1. 15684 (tk.3)Cheshire Cat
2. 15685 (tk.4)Heartless
Ronnie Foster (organ, keyboards, vocals, arranger) Joe Beck (guitar) William Allen (bass) Dennis Davis (drums) Mtume (congas, percussion) unidentified background vocals
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, March 25, 1975
15681 (tk.2/8)Tuesday Heartbreak
add Gary King (electric bass)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, March 27, 1975
15682 (tk.1/4)Fly Away

BN-LA426-G   Don Minasi - I Have The Feeling I've Been Here Before

Jay Diversa, Warren Luening (trumpet, flugelhorn) Benard Ighner (trumpet, flugelhorn, synthesizer, percussion) George Bohanon (trombone) Keith Ighner (trombone, electric bass) Ray Pizzi (tenor saxophone, flute) Roger Kellaway (electric piano) Don Minasi, John Morrell (guitar) Brian Magnus (electric bass) Bobbye Porter Hall (percussion)
The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, January, 1975
15261Soltura
Roger Bobo, Mami Robinson, Charles Roper, Ed Sheftel, Tony Terran (brass) Jack Nimitz, Ray Pizzi, Bud Shank, Dave Sherr (reeds) Ann Goodman, Lucille Greco, Jackie Lustgarten, Kathleen Lustgarten (cello) Gail Levant (harp) Roger Kellaway (keyboards) Don Minasi (guitar) Chuck Domanico (bass) Ron Krasinski (drums) Gary Coleman, Victor Feldman, Harvey Mason (percussion)
15260Sometime Boogie
15262R.K. Bossa
15263Free
15264I Have The Feeling I've Been Here Before
Jim Decker (French horn) Luis DiTullio (flute) Earl Dumler (oboe) Jack Mersch (bassoon) Hugo Raimond (clarinet) Christine Ermacoff, Dennis Karmazyn, Jackie Lustgarten, Fred Seykora (cello) Gail Levant (harp) Roger Kellaway (piano) Don Minasi, John Morrell (guitar) Chuck Domanico (bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Mark Stevens (percussion)
15265Bitzy
15266Theme From "Prisoner Of 2nd Avenue"
15311Moroccan Copper
15312You've Been Away Too Long

BN-LA451-H2   Paul Chambers/John Coltrane - High Step

John Coltrane (tenor saxophone -1,2,5,6) Kenny Drew (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
United Western Recorders, Hollywood, CA, March 1 or 2, 1956
1. IM-3532Dexterity
2. IM-3533Stablemates
3. IM-3534Easy To Love
4. IM-3535Visitations
5. IM-3536John Paul Jones
6. IM-3537Eastbound
Curtis Fuller (trombone) John Coltrane (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Roland Alexander (piano -2) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Boston, MA, April 20, 1956
1.High Step
2.Trane's Strain
3.Nixon, Dixon And Yates Blues
Donald Byrd (trumpet) John Coltrane (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 21, 1956
tk.3We Six
tk.5Omicron
tk.9Nita
tk.11Just For The Love

BN-LA452-G   Ronnie Laws - Pressure Sensitive

Ronnie Laws (tenor,soprano saxophone, flute) Jerry Peters (electric piano, synthesizer) Mike Cavanaugh, Joe Sample (Clavinet, electric piano) Roland Bautista (guitar) John Rowin (guitar -2,3,5) Clint Mosley (electric bass) Steve Guttierez (drums) Joe Clayton (congas, tambourine, flexitone) Side Effect (backing vocals -2)
Angel City Sound, Los Angeles, CA, March, April, 1975
1. 15764Always There
2. 15765Momma
3. 15766Never Be The Same
4. 15767Tell Me Something Good
5. 15768Nothing To Lose
6. 15770Why Do You Laugh At Me
7. 15771Miss Mary's Place
Ronnie Laws (tenor,soprano saxophone, flute) Jerry Peters (electric piano, synthesizer) Mike Cavanaugh, Joe Sample (Clavinet, electric piano) Roland Bautista, John Rowin (guitar) Wilton Felder (electric bass) Michael Willars (drums) Joe Clayton (congas, tambourine, flexitone)
15769Tidal Wave
** also issued on Blue Note CDP 7 46554 2.

BN-LA453-H2   Sam Rivers - Involution

Sam Rivers (tenor saxophone -1/3,5) Andrew Hill (piano, celeste) Walter Booker (bass) J.C. Moses (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 7, 1966
1. 1708 tk.1Violence
2. 1709 tk.5Hope
3. 1710 tk.7Illusion
4. 1711 tk.10Pain
5. 1712 tk.16Desire
6. 1713 tk.19Lust
Donald Byrd (trumpet -1/4) Julian Priester (trombone -1/4) James Spaulding (alto saxophone, flute -1/5) Sam Rivers (tenor,soprano saxophone, flute) Cecil McBee (bass) Steve Ellington (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 17, 1967
1. 1858 tk.10Paean
2. 1859 tk.20Precis
3. 1860 tk.25Helix
4. 1861 tk.32Effusive Melange
5. 1862 tk.33Involution
6. 1863 tk.34Afflatus
** same contents as Blue Note BLP 4233 + BST 84261.

BN-LA456-H2   Lester Young - The Aladdin Sessions

Vic Dickenson (trombone) Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Dodo Marmarosa (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Red Callender (bass) Henry Tucker Green (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December, 1945
123A | IM-3563D.B. Blues
123B | IM-3564Lester Blows Again
124A | IM-3565These Foolish Things
124B | IM-3566Jumpin' At Mesner's
Howard McGhee (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Wesley Jones (piano) Curtis Counce (bass) Johnny Otis (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January, 1946
127A | IM-3567It's Only A Paper Moon
127B | IM-3568After You've Gone
128A | IM-3569Lover Come Back To Me
128B | IM-3583Jammin' With Lester
Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Joe Albany (piano) Irving Ashby (guitar) Red Callender (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August, 1946
137A | IM-3584You're Driving Me Crazy
137B | IM-3585New Lester Leaps In
138A | IM-3587Lester's Be-Bop Boogie
138B | IM-3586She's Funny That Way
Shorty McConnell (trumpet) Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Argonne Thornton (piano) Fred Lacey (guitar) Rodney Richardson (bass) Lyndell Marshall (drums)
Chicago, IL, October, 1946
46 | IM-3570Sunday (S.M. Blues)
47 | IM-3588S.M. Blues
48 | IM-3571Jumpin' With Symphony Sid
49 | IM-3573No Eyes Blues
50 | IM-3572Sax-O-Be-Bop (Sax-O-Beep)
51 | IM-3574On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Shorty McConnell (trumpet) Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Argonne Thornton (piano) Fred Lacey (guitar) Ted Briscoe (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, February 18, 1947
121-1 | IM-3577Easy Does It
122-1Movin' With Lester
124-3 | IM-3575Jumpin' At The Woodside
same personnel
NYC, April 2, 1947
141-1 | IM-3578I'm Confessin'
142-1Lester Smooths It Out
143-1 | IM-3582Just Coolin'
Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Gene DiNovi (piano) Chuck Wayne (guitar) Curly Russell (bass) Tiny Kahn (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, December 29, 1947
25-1021 | IM-3579East Of The Sun (East Of Suez)
25-1022 | IM-3580The Sheik Of Araby
25-1023 | IM-3581Something To Remember You By

BN-LA457-H2   Jackie McLean - Jacknife

Lee Morgan (trumpet -1,2,5) Charles Tolliver (trumpet -1,3,4) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Larry Willis (piano) Larry Ridley (bass) Jack DeJohnette (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 24, 1965
1. 1656 tk.4Soft Blue
2. 1657 tk.7Climax
3. 1658 tk.9On The Nile
4. 1659 tk.11Jacknife
5. 1660 tk.16Blue Fable
Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Larry Willis (piano) Don Moore (bass) Jack DeJohnette (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 18, 1966
1725 tk.3High Frequency
1726 tk.8Jossa Bossa
1727 tk.15Combined Effort
1728 tk.20Moonscape
1729 tk.21The Bull Frog
** same contents as Blue Note BLP 4223 + BLP 4236.

BN-LA458-H2   Cecil Taylor - In Transition

Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone -2,4) Cecil Taylor (piano) Buell Neidlinger (bass -1/4,6,7) Dennis Charles (drums -1/4,6,7)
Boston, MA, September 14, 1956
1.Bemsha Swing
2.Charge 'Em Blues
3.Azure
4.Song
5.You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
6.Rick Kick Shaw
7.Sweet And Lovely +
Ted Curson (trumpet -4/6) Bill Barron (tenor saxophone -4/6) Cecil Taylor (piano) Buell Neidlinger (bass) Rudy Collins or Dennis Charles (drums)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, April 15, 1959
1.Get Out Of Town
2.I Love Paris
3.Love For Sale
4.Little Lees (Louise)
5.Matie's Trophies (Motystrophe)
6.Carol / Three Points
** same contents as Transition TRLP 19 + United Artists UAL 4046 + 1 bonus track.

BN-LA459-H2   Andrew Hill - One For One

Freddie Hubbard (cornet -1/4) Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone -1/4) Andrew Hill (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Joe Chambers (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 10, 1965
1. 1518 tk.2Euterpe (Intuition)
2. 1519 tk.6Calliope (Deception)
3. 1520 tk.7Pax (Image Of Time)
4. 1521 tk.8Eris (Heritage)
5. 1522 tk.10Erato (Moon Chile)
Bennie Maupin (tenor saxophone, flute -1,3) Sanford Allen (violin) Al Brown, Selwart Clarke (viola) Kermit Moore (cello) Andrew Hill (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 1, 1969
1. tk.5Poinsettia
2. tk.8Fragments
3. tk.15Illusion
Charles Tolliver (trumpet, flugelhorn) Pat Patrick (alto,baritone saxophone, flute) Bennie Maupin (tenor saxophone, flute, bass clarinet) Andrew Hill (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Paul Motian (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 16, 1970
5827 tk.2One For One
5828 tk.9Diddy Wah
Ben Riley (drums) replaces Motian
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 23, 1970
5830 tk.35Without Malice

BN-LA460-H2   McCoy Tyner - Cosmos

McCoy Tyner (piano) Herbie Lewis (bass) Freddie Waits (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 22, 1968
3068 tk.14Planet X
Harold Vick (soprano saxophone -1/3) Al Gibbons (reeds, flute -1/3) Julian Barber, Emanuel Green (violin -1/3) Gene Orloff (viola -1/3) Kermit Moore (cello, director -1/3) McCoy Tyner (piano) Herbie Lewis (bass) Freddie Waits (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 4, 1969
1. tk.4Shaken But Not Forsaken
2. tk.10Cosmos
3. tk.15Song For My Lady
4. tk.19Vibration Blues
Hubert Laws (flute, alto flute) Andrew White (oboe) Gary Bartz (alto,soprano saxophone) McCoy Tyner (piano) Herbie Lewis (bass) Freddie Waits (drums, timpani, chimes)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 21, 1970
tk.5Forbidden Land
tk.7Hope
tk.11Asian Lullaby

BN-LA461-H2   Gil Evans - Pacific Standard Time

Johnny Coles, Louis Mucci, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Joe Bennett, Tom Mitchell, Frank Rehak (trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Harvey Phillips (tuba) Cannonball Adderley (alto saxophone) Jerry Sanfino (reeds) Gil Evans (piano, arranger, conductor) Chuck Wayne (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Manhattan Towers, NYC, April 9, 1958
St. Louis Blues
King Porter Stomp
Lester Leaps In
'Round Midnight
Bill Barber (tuba) Phil Bodner (reeds) Philly Joe Jones (drums) replaces Phillips, Sanfino, Blakey
Manhattan Towers, NYC, May 2, 1958
Willow Tree
Art Blakey (drums) replaces Jones
Manhattan Towers, NYC, May 21, 1958
Struttin' With Some Barbecue
Clyde Reasinger (trumpet) replaces Royal
Manhattan Towers, NYC, May 26, 1958
Manteca
Bird Feathers
Johnny Coles, Louis Mucci, Allen Smith (trumpet) Bill Elton, Curtis Fuller, Dick Lieb (trombone) Bob Northern (French horn) Bill Barber (tuba) Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Al Block (woodwinds) Gil Evans (piano, arranger, conductor) Chuck Wayne (guitar) Dick Carter (bass) Dennis Charles (drums)
NYC, circa early 1959
Davenport Blues
Straight, No Chaser
Django
Johnny Coles, Louis Mucci, Danny Stiles (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Curtis Fuller, Rod Levitt (trombone) Earl Chapin (French horn) Bill Barber (tuba) Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Budd Johnson (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Ed Caine (woodwinds) Gil Evans (piano, arranger, conductor) Ray Crawford (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, February 5, 1959
Ballad Of The Sad Young Men
Joy Spring
Chant Of The Weed
La Nevada (theme)
** same contents as World Pacific WP-1246 + WP-1270.

BN-LA462-G   Carmen McRae - I Am Music

Erno Neufeld (violin) Al Harshman (viola) Ed Lustgarten (cello) Emil Richards (vibraphone, percussion) Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer, arranger) Dennis Budimir (guitar) John Gianelli (bass) Spider Webb (drums) Carmen McRae (vocals) unidentified strings
Western Recorders, Hollywood, CA, April, 1975
15743A Letter From Anna-Lee
15749Like A Lover
Emil Richards (vibraphone, percussion) Roger Kellaway (piano, arranger) Frank Collett (organ, synthesizer) Dennis Budimir (guitar) John Gianelli (bass) John Guerin (drums) Carmen McRae (vocals) The Morgan Ames Singers (vocal group)
15746I Ain't Here
15763You Know Who You Are
Erno Neufeld, Jerry Vinci (violin) Al Harshman (viola) Ed Lustgarten (cello) Emil Richards (vibraphone, percussion) Frank Collett (piano, electric piano, synthesizer) Dennis Budimir (guitar) John Gianelli (bass) John Guerin (drums) Carmen McRae (vocals) The Morgan Ames Singers (vocal group) unidentified woodwinds, Roger Kellaway, Byron Olson (arranger)
15744Trouble With Hello Is Goodbye
15745Faraway Forever
15747I Have The Feeling I've Been Here Before
15748Who Gave You Permission
15750I Never Lied To You
15751I Am Music

BN-LA463-G   Moacir Santos - Carnival Of The Spirits

Oscar Brashear, Mike Price, Jerry Rusch (trumpet) George Bohanon, J.J. Johnson (trombone) David Duke (French horn) Ernie Watts (bass flute) Jerome Richardson (soprano saxophone, alto flute) Ray Pizzi (soprano saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet) Gary Foster (alto saxophone) Don Menza (tenor saxophone, flute, alto flute) Clare Fischer (piano) Jerry Peters (organ) Larry Nash (electric piano, Clavinet) Dennis Budimir, Dean Parks (guitar) Chuck Domanico (bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Louis Alves, Paulinho Da Costa, Roberto Silva (percussion) Lynda Lawrence (vocals) Moacir Santos (vocals, alto,baritone saxophone, percussion, arranger) Dale Oehler (arranger)
The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, March 17, 1975
15760 (tk.5)Tomorrow Is Mine
15759 (tk.8)Coisa, No. 2
same personnel
The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, March 18, 1975
15761 (tk.7)Route
15757 (tk.12)Kamba
same personnel
The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, March 19, 1975
15755 (tk.7)Quiet Carnival
15762 (tk.11)Anon
same personnel
The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, March 20, 1975
15758 (tk.5)Sampaguita
15756 (tk.11)Jequie

BN-LA464-G   Eddie Henderson - Sunburst

Eddie Henderson (trumpet, flugelhorn, cornet) Julian Priester (trombone) Bennie Maupin (tenor saxophone, saxello, bass clarinet) Bobby Hutcherson (marimba -3) George Duke (electric piano, Clavinet, synthesizer) Buster Williams (bass -6) Alphonso Johnson (electric bass -1/5,7) Harvey Mason (drums -1/5,7) Billy Hart (drums -6)
Wally Heider Recording Studios, San Francisco, CA, March, April, 1975
1. 15725Sunburst
2. 15726The Kumquat Kids
3. 15727Galaxy
4. 15728Explodition
5. 15729Involuntary Bliss
6. 15730We End In A Dream
7. 15731Hip Scotch

BN-LA472-H2   Chick Corea - Circling In

Chick Corea (piano) Miroslav Vitous (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, March 14, 1968
(tk.2)Bossa
(tk.3)My One And Only Love
same personnel
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, March 19, 1968
Gemini
Fragments
same personnel
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, March 27, 1968
I Don't Know
Pannonica
Samba Yantra
Windows
Chick Corea (piano) Dave Holland (bass) Barry Altschul (drums)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, April 7, 1970
(tk.2)Blue Connotation
Anthony Braxton (soprano saxophone, clarinet, contrabass clarinet, percussion) Chick Corea (piano, celeste, percussion) Dave Holland (cello, guitar, percussion)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, August 13, 1970
Duet For Bass And Piano, No. 1
Duet For Bass And Piano, No. 2
Dance For Clarinet And Piano, No. 1
Dance For Clarinet And Piano, No. 2
Chimes, Part 1
Chimes, Part 2
Anthony Braxton (alto,soprano saxophone, flute, clarinet, chimes) Chick Corea (piano, celeste, vibraphone) Dave Holland (bass, cello, guitar, percussion) Barry Altschul (drums, wood blocks, bass marimba)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, August 19, 1970
Starp
73 degrees Kelvin
Ballad

BN-LA473-J2   Art Blakey - Live Messengers

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Pee Wee Marquette (announcer)
"Birdland", NYC, 1st set, February 21, 1954
tk.1Wee Dot (alt. take)
same personnel
"Birdland", NYC, 5th set, February 21, 1954
tk.15Blues (Improvisation)
tk.16The Way You Look Tonight
Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Jymie Merritt (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
"Village Gate", NYC, August 17, 1961
Arabia
The Promised Land
same personnel
"The Renaissance Club", Hollywood, CA, March 18, 1962
tk.8Up Jumped Spring (alt. take)
tk.11It's Only A Paper Moon
tk.12Mosaic
tk.13Ping Pong

BN-LA474-H2   Horace Silver - The Trio Sides

Horace Silver (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, October 9, 1952
BN448 tk.1Horoscope
BN449-1 tk.5Safari
BN450-6 tk.15Thou Swell
Horace Silver (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, October 20, 1952
BN452-1 tk.2Quicksilver
BN453-2 tk.6Ecaroh
BN454-0 tk.7Yeah!
BN455-3 tk.11Knowledge Box
BN456-3 tk.15Prelude To A Kiss
Horace Silver (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, November 23, 1953
BN534-2 tk.6Opus De Funk
BN535-1 tk.9Day In, Day Out
BN537-1 tk.14I Remember You
BN538-0 tk.15Silverware
BN539-0 tk.18How About You
BN540-0 tk.21Buhaina
Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 10, 1956
tk.10Shirl
tk.18For Heaven's Sake
Horace Silver (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 13, 1958
tk.9Melancholy Mood
Horace Silver (piano) Gene Taylor (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 31, 1959
tk.34Sweet Stuff
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 13, 1959
tk.7Melancholy Mood (new version)
tk.8The St. Vitus Dance
Horace Silver (piano) Gene Taylor (bass) John Harris Jr. (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 14, 1962
tk.21Cherry Blossom
Horace Silver (piano) Gene Taylor (bass) Roy Brooks (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 31, 1963
tk.5Lonely Woman
Horace Silver (piano) John Williams (bass) Billy Cobham (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 29, 1968
2083Next Time I Fall In Love

BN-LA475-H2   Sonny Rollins - More From The Vanguard

Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Don Bailey (bass) Pete LaRoca (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, afternoon set, November 3, 1957
tk.3I've Got You Under My Skin
Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Wilbur Ware (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, evening set, November 3, 1957
tk.6A Night In Tunisia (evening)
tk.7Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise (alt. take)
tk.8Four
tk.9Woody'n You
tk.11What Is This Thing Called Love
tk.15I'll Remember April
tk.16Get Happy (long version)
tk.18All The Things You Are
tk.19Get Happy (short version)

BN-LA483-H2   Jackie McLean - Hipnosis

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Sonny Clark (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 14, 1962
tk.1The Three Minors
tk.6Iddy Bitty
tk.10The Way I Feel
tk.13Marilyn's Dilemma
tk.14Blues In A Jiff
tk.15Blues For Jackie
Grachan Moncur III (trombone) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Lamont Johnson (piano) Scott Holt (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 3, 1967
1829 tk.7Hipnosis
1830 tk.11Slow Poke
1831 tk.21The Breakout
1832 tk.30Back Home
1833 tk.40The Reason Why

BN-LA485-H2   Herbie Nichols - The Third World

Herbie Nichols (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 6, 1955
tk.1The Third World
tk.3Step Tempest
tk.4Dance Line
tk.6Blue Chopsticks
tk.9Double Exposure
tk.10Cro-Magnon Nights
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 13, 1955
tk.16Amoeba's Dance
tk.18Brass Rings
tk.202300 Skidoo
tk.22It Didn't Happen
tk.23Crisp Day
tk.24Shuffle Montgomery
Herbie Nichols (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 1, 1955
tk.4The Gig
tk.6Hangover Triangle
tk.8Lady Sings The Blues
tk.10Chit-Chatting
tk.11House Party Starting
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 7, 1955
tk.12Terpsichore
Herbie Nichols (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 19, 1956
tk.1Wildflower
tk.4Mine
tk.12The Spinning Song
tk.16Query

BN-LA488-H2   Booker Ervin - Back From The Gig

Johnny Coles (trumpet) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) Grant Green (guitar -1/5) Butch Warren (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 15, 1963
1. tk.6Happy Frame Of Mind
2. tk.7A Tune For Richard
3. tk.10Home Is Africa
4. tk.15Dexi
5. tk.18Back From The Gig
6. tk.21Kucheza Blues
Woody Shaw (trumpet) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Kenny Barron (piano) Jan Arnet (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 24, 1968
tk.2In A Capricornian Way
tk.7Den Tex
tk.9Lynn's Tune
tk.11204
tk.12Gichi

BN-LA496-H2   Freddie Hubbard - Here To Stay

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Jimmy Heath (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Larry Ridley (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 9, 1961
tk.3Earmon Jr.
tk.6Hub Cap
tk.11Cry Me Not
tk.15Plexus
tk.18Luana
tk.21Osie Mae
Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 27, 1962
tk.4Full Moon And Empty Arms
tk.9Assunta
tk.18Father And Son
tk.20Nostrand And Fulton
tk.23Body And Soul
tk.25Philly Mignon
** same contents as Blue Note BLP 4073 + BST 84135.

BN-LA506-H2   Elvin Jones - The Prime Elements

Lee Morgan (trumpet) George Coleman (tenor saxophone -1/4) Joe Farrell (tenor,soprano saxophone, flute, alto flute) Wilbur Little (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Candido (congas -1,2,4,5) Miguelito Valdes (percussion -1,4,5)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 14, 1969
1. 3852 tk.1Dido Afrique
2. 3853 tk.4Champagne Baby
3. 3854 tk.8Inner Space
4. 3855 tk.14Raynay
5. 3856 tk.18Once I Loved (O Amor Em Paz)
Frank Foster, Steve Grossman (tenor,soprano saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Jan Hammer (piano, electric piano, synthesizer) Cornell Dupree (guitar) Gene Perla (bass, electric bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Candido (congas) Warren Smith (timpani) Omar Clay, Richie "Pablo" Landrum (percussion, programmable rhythm box)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, July 24, 1973
13432 (tk.2)The Whims Of Bal
13431 (tk.2)The Prime Element
same personnel
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, July 26, 1973
13429 (tk.1)At This Point In Time
13430 (tk.1)Currents/Pollen
** also issued on Blue Note 7243 4 93385 2 entitled "At This Point In Time".

BN-LA507-H2   Fats Navarro - Prime Source

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) Charlie Rouse (tenor saxophone) Tadd Dameron (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, September 26, 1947
BN304-0The Chase (alt. take)
BN304-2The Chase
BN305-0The Squirrel (alt. take)
BN305-1The Squirrel
BN306-0Our Delight (alt. take)
BN306-5Our Delight
BN307-0Dameronia (alt. take)
BN307-2Dameronia
Fats Navarro (trumpet) Allen Eager, Wardell Gray (tenor saxophone) Tadd Dameron (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Chino Pozo (bongos -1,2)
Apex Studios, NYC, September 13, 1948
1. BN332-0Jahbero (alt. take)
2. BN332-1Jahbero
3. BN333-0Lady Bird
4. BN333-1Lady Bird (alt. take)
5. BN334-1Symphonette
6. BN334-2Symphonette (alt. take)
Fats Navarro (trumpet) Howard McGhee (trumpet, piano) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone, piano) Curly Russell (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Apex Studios, NYC, October 11, 1948
BN336-1The Skunk (alt. take)
BN337-1Boperation
BN338-0Double Talk
BN339-0Double Talk (alt. take)
Fats Navarro (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, August 9, 1949
BN360-0Bouncing With Bud (alt. take 1)
BN360-1Bouncing With Bud (alt. take 2)
BN360-2Bouncing With Bud
BN361-0Wail (alt. take)
BN361-3Wail
BN362-0Dance Of The Infidels (alt. take)
BN362-1Dance Of The Infidels
BN363-152nd Street Theme

BN-LA519-G   Gene Harris - Nexus

Al Aarons (trumpet) George Bohanon (trombone) Mike Altschul, Fred Jackson (reeds) Julius Buffum, Wint Garvey, Rewit Koven, Charles Veal (strings) Gene Harris (keyboards) Lee Ritenour (guitar) John Rowin (guitar, electric bass) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Kenneth Rice (drums) Ronaldo N. Jackson, Gerald Steinholtz (percussion) Harold Clayton, John Lehman, Lynn Mack, Sigidi (vocals, backing vocals) Lani Graves, Keg Johnson, Jerry Peters, Julia Tillman Waters, Maxine Willard Waters (backing vocals) Jerry Peters (arranger, lead vocals)
Music Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, May 7, 1975
15837Prayer '76
same personnel
Music Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, May 15, 1975
15906Love Don't Love Nobody
add Charlotte Politte (synthesizer programs)
Music Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, May, June, 1975
16500Sauda
16501Funky Business
16502Koko And Lee Moe
16503Rushin' Roulette (Don't Let It Backfire)
16504Jitterbug Waltz
16505Gettin' Down Country
16506H.R.D. (Boogie)

BN-LA520-H2   Chico Hamilton - Peregrinations

Arthur Blythe (alto saxophone) Arnie Lawrence (tenor,soprano saxophone) Joe Beck, Barry Finnerty (electric guitar) Steve Turre (electric bass, trombone) Chico Hamilton (drums, percussion, arranger) Abdullah (congas, bongos, percussion) + overdubs: Jerry Peters (piano, electric piano) Charlotte Politte (synthesizer programs) Julia Tillman Waters, Luther Waters, Maxine Willard Waters, Oren Waters (vocals) Keg Johnson (arranger)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, July 9, 1975;
overdubbed on Sound Factory West, Los Angeles, CA, August, 1975
16241-2Little Lisa
16242-4V-O
16243-4Peregrinations
same personnel
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, July 10, 1975;
overdubbed on Sound Factory West, Los Angeles, CA, August, 1975
16244-7The Morning Side Of Love
16245-1Andy's Walk
16246-3Abdullah And Abraham
16247-1Space For Stacy
16248-1Sweet Dreams
16249-2It's About That Time
16409-1On And Off

BN-LA521-H2   Johnny Griffin/John Coltrane/Hank Mobley - Blowin' Sessions

John Gilmore, Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 3, 1957
tk.2Evil Eye
tk.3Status Quo
tk.7Bo-Till
tk.9Everywhere
tk.12Blue Lights
tk.13Billie's Bounce
Lee Morgan (trumpet) John Coltrane, Johnny Griffin, Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 6, 1957
tk.2Smokestack
tk.3The Way You Look Tonight
tk.4Ball Bearing
tk.5All The Things You Are
** same contents as Blue Note BLP 1549 + BLP 1559.

BN-LA529-H2   Paul Horn In India

Paul Horn (flute) J.N. Shivpuri (sitar) Rajinder Raina (tabla) Shri Chunilal Kaul (dilruba, tambura, vocals)
New Delhi, India, April or May, 1967
Arti (Prayer Song)
Raga Ahir Bhairao
Tabla Solo In Teental
Raga Puira Dhanashri
Alap In Raga Bhairav
Raga Kerwani
Paul Horn (flute) Satya Dev Pawar (violin) Gopal Krishan (vichitra veena) Gopal Verma (tambura) Gaffar Hyder Khan (tabla) Vinay Bharat-Ram (vocals)
Raga Desh
Raga Bihag
Raga Vibhas
Raga Tilang
Alap
Manj-Khamaj
Raga Shivaranjani
** same contents as World Pacific WP-1445 + WP-1447.

BN-LA530-H2   The Jazz Crusaders - The Young Rabbits

Wayne Henderson (trombone) Wilton Felder (tenor saxophone) Joe Sample (piano) Sticks Hooper (drums) and Jimmy Bond as Jimmy Boyd (bass)
Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood, CA, January 7, 1962
(16547)Big Hunk Of Funk
(16548)Till All Ends
E8841 (16544)The Young Rabbits
Wayne Henderson (trombone) Wilton Felder (tenor saxophone) Joe Sample (piano) "Sticks" Hooper (drums) and Victor Gaskin (bass)
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, August 5 & 6, 1962
(16541)Congolese Sermon
(16543)Appointment In Ghana
Wayne Henderson (trombone) Wilton Felder (tenor saxophone) Joe Sample (piano, harpsichord) Stix Hooper (drums) and Bobby Haynes (bass)
Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood, CA, February 19, 1963
(16534)Boopie
Wayne Henderson (trombone, euphonium) Wilton Felder (tenor,alto saxophone) Joe Sample (piano) Stix Hooper (drums) and Joe Pass (guitar -2,3) Monk Montgomery (Fender Jazz bass)
Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood, CA, July 19, 1964
1. (16535)Robbin's Nest
2. (16537)Out Back
3. (16545)Polka Dots And Moonbeams
Wayne Henderson (trombone) Wilton Felder (tenor saxophone) Joe Sample (piano) Stix Hooper (drums) and Victor Gaskin (bass)
Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood, CA, February 22, 1965
(16538)New Time Shuffle
Wayne Henderson (trombone) Wilton Felder (tenor saxophone) Joe Sample (piano) Nesbert Hooper (drums) and Hubert Laws (flute) Clare Fischer (organ) Al McKibbon (bass) Carlos Vidal (congas) Hungaria Garcia (timbales, cowbells)
Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood, CA, July 1, 1965
(13167)Tough Talk
(16546)Latin Bit
same personnel
Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood, CA, July 2, 1965
(16539)Dulzura
Wayne Henderson (trombone) Wilton Felder (tenor saxophone) Joe Sample (piano) Stix Hooper (drums) and Leroy Vinnegar (bass)
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, January 14-16, 1966
(16542)Blues Up Tight
Wayne Henderson (trombone) Wilton Felder (tenor saxophone) Joe Sample (piano) "Stix" Hooper (drums) and Charles "Buster" Williams (bass)
Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood, CA, May 15, 1967
(16536)Watts Happening
Wayne Henderson (trombone) Wilton Felder (tenor saxophone) Joe Sample (piano, electric piano) Stix Hooper (drums) and Buster Williams (bass)
Liberty Studios, Hollywood, CA, July 10, 1968
(16540)Fire Water
Sample plays (piano)
Liberty Studios, Hollywood, CA, July 11, 1968
(16533)Fancy Dance

BN-LA531-H2   Wes Montgomery - Beginnings

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Waymon "Punchy" Atkinson, Alonzo "Pookie" Johnson (tenor saxophone) Buddy Montgomery (vibraphone) Joe Bradley (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (Fender electric bass) Paul Parker (drums)
Indianapolis, IN, December 30, 1957
Bock To Bock
Billie's Bounce
Joe Bradley (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (Fender electric bass) Paul Parker (drums)
ST-2021Finger Pickin'
Harold Land (tenor saxophone) Buddy Montgomery (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (Fender electric bass) Tony Bazley (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, April 18, 1958
4321Far Wes
4322Leila
4323Old Folks
Wes' Tune
Hymn For Carl
Buddy Montgomery (vibraphone) Richie Crabtree (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (Fender electric bass) Benny Barth (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1958
Baubles, Bangles And Beads
ST-2028Stranger In Paradise
Pony Poindexter (alto saxophone -1,3,4) Buddy Montgomery (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (Fender electric bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 1, 1959
1.Monk's Shop
2. 6555Summertime
3. 6557Falling In Love With Love
4.Renie

BN-LA532-H2   Gerry Mulligan/Lee Konitz - Revelation

Chet Baker (trumpet) Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Carson Smith (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
"The Haig", Hollywood, CA, January 23, 1953
Too Marvelous For Words
PJ-236 | ST-2006Lover Man
I'll Remember April
These Foolish Things
All The Things You Are
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, January 30, 1953
ST-2007Almost Like Being In Love
PJ-235Sextet
Broadway
Joe Mondragon (bass) replaces Smith
Phil Turetsky's House, Los Angeles, CA, February 1, 1953
PJ-237I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
PJ-238Lady Be Good
Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Allen Eager, Zoot Sims (tenor,alto saxophone) Al Cohn (tenor,baritone saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Freddie Green (guitar) Henry Grimes (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, December 4 & 5, 1957
Four And One Moore
Crazy Day
Turnstile
Sextet
Disc Jockey Jump
Venus De Milo
Revelation

BN-LA533-H2   T-Bone Walker - Classics Of Modern Blues

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Maxwell Davis (tenor saxophone) Jim Wynn (tenor,baritone saxophone) Willard McDaniel (piano) T-Bone Walker (guitar, vocals) Billy Hadnott (bass) Robert "Snake" Sims (drums) and others
Los Angeles, CA, April 5, 1950
Strollin' With Bones
The Hustle Is On
The Sun Went Down
You Don't Love Me
Evil Hearted Woman
Baby, You Broke My Heart
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, August 15 & 20, 1951
Life Is Too Short
I Get So Weary
Tell Me What's The Reason
You Don't Understand
Alimony Blues
I'm About To Loose My Mind
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, January 5, 1952
I Got The Blues
Street Walking Woman
Cold Cold Feeling
Get These Blues Off Me
News For You Baby
I Got The Blues Again
Blues Is Woman
Through With Women
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, February, 1952
Everytime
Blue Mood
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, March 10, 1952
Love Is Just A Gamble
High Society
Party Girl
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, January, 1953
Railroad Station Blues
Got No Use For You
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, October 21, 1953
Bye Bye Baby

BN-LA534-G   Jimmy Witherspoon - Spoonful

Thad Jones, Blue Mitchell, Melvin Moore, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Garnett Brown, Benny Powell (trombone) Delbert Hill, Don Menza, Seldon Powell (tenor saxophone) Arthur Clarke (baritone saxophone) Buddy Lucas (harmonica) Richard Tee (organ) Horace Ott (electric piano, arranger) Joe Sample (Clavinet) Cornell Dupree, Robben Ford, Fred Robinson (electric guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums) Omar Clay, King Errisson, Gene Estes (percussion) Jimmy Witherspoon (vocals) Hilda Harris, Barbara Massey, Ella Winston (backing vocals)
Wally Heider Recording Studio III, Los Angeles, CA, May 21, 1973
12892Sign On The Building
12893Spoonful
12894Big Boss Man
12895Inflation Blues
12896Pearly Whites
12897Nothing's Changed
same personnel
Wally Heider Recording Studio III, Los Angeles, CA, May 22, 1973
12898Gloomy Sunday
12899Take Out Some Insurance
12900Reds And Whiskey
12901The Moon Is Rising

BN-LA541-G   John Lee/Gerry Brown - Mango Sunrise

Rob Franken (electric piano, synthesizer) Jasper Van T'Hoff (Clavinet -8) Eric Tagg (Clavinet, synthesizer -5) Mike Mandel (synthesizer -5) Eff Alberts, Philip Catherine, Wah Wah Watson (guitar) John Lee (electric bass, synthesizer, Clavinet) Gerry Brown (drums, percussion)
Dureco Studios, Weesp, Holland, June, 1975
1. 16382Mango Sunrise
2. 16383Breakfast Of Champions
3. 16384Keep It Real
4. 16385Ethereal Cereal
5. 16386The Stop And Go
6. 16387Her Celestial Body
7. 16388Pickin' The Bone
8. 16389Magnum Opus
9. 16390Haida

BN-LA549-G   Donald Byrd - Places And Spaces

Raymond Brown (trumpet) Donald Byrd (flugelhorn, trumpet, vocals) George Bohanon (trombone) Tyree Glenn Jr. (tenor saxophone) Larry Mizell (piano, arranger, backing vocals) Skip Scarborough (electric piano) Fonce Mizell (Clavinet, trumpet, backing vocals) Craig McMullen, John Rowin (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) King Errisson (congas) Mayuto Correa (congas, percussion) James Carter (whistling) Kay Haith (backing vocals) unidentified strings
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, August 18, 1975
16327Change (Makes You Want To Hustle)
16328You And Music
16549Night Whistler
same personnel
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, August 20, 1975
16550Just My Imagination
16551Places And Spaces
16552Wind Parade
same personnel
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1975
16553(Feelin' Like) Dominoes
** also issued on Blue Note B1-54326.

BN-LA550-G   Bobbi Humphrey - Fancy Dancer

Oscar Brashear (trumpet) Fonce Mizell (trumpet, Clavinet, Solina, vocals) Julian Priester (trombone) Bobbi Humphrey (flute, vocals) Tyree Glenn Jr. (tenor saxophone) Dorothy Ashby (harp) Roger Glenn (vibraphone, marimba) Chuck Davis (piano, electric piano) Skip Scarborough (piano, electric piano, Clavinet) Jerry Peters (piano, electric piano, synthesizer) Larry Mizell (synthesizer, Solina, piano, electric piano, vocals) Craig McMullen, John Rowin (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Mayuto Correa (congas) Jesse Acuna, Rosario Davila, Katherine Lyra, Augie Rey, Sonia Tavares (backing vocals)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, August 5, 1975
16421You Make Me Feel So Good
16422The Trip
16423Fancy Dancer
16424Please Set Me At Ease
same personnel
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, August 6, 1975
16557Uno Esta
16558Mestizo Eyes
add James Carter (whistling)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, August 7, 1975
16425Sweeter Than Sugar

BN-LA551-G   Bobby Hutcherson - Montara

Oscar Brashear (trumpet) Plas Johnson (flute) Ernie Watts (tenor saxophone) Fred Jackson (tenor saxophone, flute) Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone, marimba) Larry Nash (electric piano) Dennis Budimir (guitar) Chuck Domanico (bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Ralph MacDonald, Bobby Matos, Johnny Paloma, Victor Pantoja (percussion) Dale Oehler (arranger)
The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, August 12 or 14, 1975
16427Camel Rise
Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Plas Johnson (soprano saxophone) Ernie Watts (tenor saxophone, flute) Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone, marimba) Larry Nash (electric piano) Chuck Domanico (bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Willie Bobo, Ralph MacDonald, Bobby Matos, Johnny Paloma, Victor Pantoja (percussion) Dale Oehler (arranger)
16508Little Angel
16509Love Song
Oscar Brashear, Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Ernie Watts (tenor saxophone, flute) Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone, marimba, arranger) Eddie Cano (piano) Larry Nash (electric piano) Dave Troncoso (electric bass) Rudy Calzado, Bobby Matos, Johnny Paloma, Victor Pantoja (percussion) Dale Oehler (arranger)
16559Montana
16560Yuyo
16429(Se Acabo) La Malanga
16507Oye Como Va

BN-LA579-H2   Thelonious Monk - The Complete Genius

Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) Danny Quebec West (alto saxophone) Billy Smith (tenor saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, October 15, 1947
BN308-2Humph
BN309-4Evonce
BN310-1Suburban Eyes
BN311-0Thelonious
Thelonious Monk (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, October 24, 1947
BN312-1Nice Work If You Can Get It
BN313-1Ruby, My Dear
BN314-0Well, You Needn't
BN315-1April In Paris
BN317-1Off Minor
BN316-3Introspection
George Taitt (trumpet) Sahib Shihab (alto saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Bob Paige (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, November 21, 1947
BN318-3In Walked Bud
BN319-0Monk's Mood
BN320-0Who Knows
BN321-1'Round Midnight
Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Thelonious Monk (piano) John Simmons (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums) Kenny Pancho Hagood (vocals -1,2)
Apex Studios, NYC, July 2, 1948
1. BN326-3All The Things You Are +
2. BN327-1I Should Care (alt. take) +
3. BN328-0Evidence +
4. BN329-0Misterioso
5. BN329-1Misterioso (alt. take) +
6. BN330-0Epistrophy
7. BN331-1I Mean You
Sahib Shihab (alto saxophone -1/5) Milt Jackson (vibraphone -1/5,7) Thelonious Monk (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, July 23, 1951
1. BN392-1Four In One
2. BN392-2Four In One (alt. take) +
3. BN393-0Criss Cross +
4. BN394-0Eronel +
5. BN395-0Straight, No Chaser
6. BN396-1Ask Me Now
7. BN397-0Willow Weep For Me +
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Max Roach (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, May 30, 1952
BN434-1 tk.2Skippy
BN435-3 tk.7Hornin' In
BN437-0 tk.10Carolina Moon
BN438-0 tk.11Let's Cool One
** same contents as Blue Note BLP 1510 + BLP 1511 + 8 bonus tracks.

BN-LA581-G   Horace Silver - Silver 'N Woods

Tom Harrell (trumpet) Bob Berg (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano, arranger) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums) + overdubs: Garnett Brown (trombone) Buddy Collette, Fred Jackson (flute, piccolo) Jerome Richardson (soprano saxophone) Lanny Morgan (alto saxophone) Jack Nimitz (baritone saxophone, flute) Bill Green (bass saxophone, flute) Wade Marcus (conductor)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, November 7, 1975;
overdubbed on Wally Heider Recording Studio III, Los Angeles, CA, January 2 & 3, 1976
16742 (tk.3)The Tranquilizer Suite, Part 1: Keep On Gettin' Up
16741 (tk.1)The Tranquilizer Suite, Part 2: Slow Down
16740 (tk.5)The Tranquilizer Suite, Part 3: Time And Effort
16739 (tk.8)The Tranquilizer Suite, Part 4: Perseverance And Endurance
+ overdubs: Frank Rosolino (trombone) replaces Brown
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, November 14, 1975;
overdubbed on Wally Heider Recording Studio III, Los Angeles, CA, January 2 & 3, 1976
16735 (tk.4)The Process Of Creation Suite, Part 1: Motivation
16736 (tk.1)The Process Of Creation Suite, Part 2: Activation
16737 (tk.6)The Process Of Creation Suite, Part 3: Assimilation
16738 (tk.3)The Process Of Creation Suite, Part 4: Creation

BN-LA582-J2   Lee Morgan - The Procrastinator

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone) Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone) Herbie Hancock (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 14, 1967
1916 tk.2The Procrastinator
1917 tk.9Stop-Start
1918 tk.19Rio
1919 tk.20Soft Touch (Slumber)
1920 tk.24Party Time
1921 tk.25Dear Sir
Lee Morgan (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Harold Mabern (piano) Walter Booker (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 12, 1969
5142Stormy Weather
5143Mr. Johnson
5144Untitled Boogaloo
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 10, 1969
5284Free Flow
5285Uncle Rough
5286Claw-Til-Da
5287The Stroker

BN-LA584-G   Alphonse Mouzon - The Man Incognito

Gary Grant (trumpet) George Bohanon (trombone) Ray Pizzi (tenor,alto saxophone) Tom Scott (tenor,baritone saxophone, lyricon) David Benoit (piano, electric piano) Dave Grusin (piano, electric piano, Clavinet) George Duke as Dawilli Gonga, Ian Underwood (synthesizer) Lee Ritenour (guitar) David T. Walker (guitar -2) Tim DeHuff (electric guitar) Charles Meeks (electric bass) Alphonse Mouzon (drums, percussion, vocals, synthesizer) Emil Richards (cymbals, percussion) Victor Feldman (congas, bongos, percussion) Marty McCall, Jackie Ward, Caroline Willis (vocals)
Sound Labs, Los Angeles, CA, December 2, 1975
1. 16680Mouzon Moves On
2. 16681New York City
3. 16682Just Like The Sun
Gary Grant (trumpet) George Bohanon (trombone) Ray Pizzi (tenor,alto saxophone) Tom Scott (tenor,baritone saxophone, lyricon) David Benoit (piano, electric piano) Dave Grusin (piano, electric piano, Clavinet) John Maller (Clavinet -2) George Duke as Dawilli Gonga, Ian Underwood (synthesizer) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Tim DeHuff (electric guitar) Charles Meeks (electric bass) Alphonse Mouzon (drums, percussion, vocals, synthesizer) Emil Richards (cymbals, percussion) Victor Feldman (congas, bongos, percussion) Marty McCall, Jackie Ward, Caroline Willis (vocals)
1. 16702Take Your Troubles Away
2. 16703Before You Leave
3. 16705You Are My Dream
4. 16706Without A Reason
5. 16707Behind Your Mind
Gary Grant (trumpet) George Bohanon (trombone) Ray Pizzi (tenor,alto saxophone) Tom Scott (tenor,baritone saxophone, lyricon) David Benoit (piano, electric piano) Dave Grusin (piano, electric piano, Clavinet) George Duke as Dawilli Gonga, Ian Underwood (synthesizer) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Tim DeHuff (electric guitar) Charles Meeks (electric bass) Alphonse Mouzon (drums, percussion, vocals, synthesizer) Emil Richards (cymbals, percussion) Victor Feldman (congas, bongos, percussion) Marty McCall, Jackie Ward, Caroline Willis (vocals)
Sound Labs, Los Angeles, CA, January, 1976
17026Snake Walk

BN-LA590-H2   Milt Jackson - All Star Bags

Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone -1,4,7/9) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, April 7, 1952
1. BN422-0 tk.1Tahiti
2. BN423-1 tk.4Lillie
3. BN423-2 tk.5Lillie (alt. take)
4. BN424-2 tk.8Bags' Groove
5. BN425-2 tk.11What's New (alt. take)
6. BN425-3 tk.12What's New
7. BN426-0 tk.14Don't Get Around Much Anymore
8. BN426-1 tk.15Don't Get Around Much Anymore (alt. take)
9. BN427-0 tk.16On The Scene
Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 13, 1957
tk.2Reunion
tk.3Lower Stratosphere
tk.4Don't Walk
tk.6Ultramarine
tk.7Mobley's Musings
Art Farmer (trumpet) Benny Golson (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Paul Chembers (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, December 28 & 29, 1958
Ill Wind
Blues For Diahann
Afternoon In Paris
I Remember Clifford
Whisper Not

BN-LA591-H2   Art Pepper - Early Art

Jack Sheldon (trumpet -1,2,4/7,9,10) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, August 6, 1956
1. IM-3827Pepper Returns
2. IM-3828Broadway
3. IM-3829You Go To My Head
4. IM-3830Angel Wings
5. IM-3831Funny Blues
6. IM-3832Five More
7. IM-3833Minority
8. IM-3834Patricia
9. IM-3835Mambo De La Pinta
10. IM-3836Walkin' Out Blues
Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano -1,2,4) Ben Tucker (bass) Chuck Flores (drums -1,2,4)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, December 28, 1956
1. RR2783 | IM-3837What Is This Thing Called Love
2. RR2784 | IM-3838Stompin' At The Savoy
3. RR2785 | IM-3839Blues In
4. RR2786 | IM-3840Bewitched
Art Pepper (alto,tenor saxophone) Red Norvo (vibraphone -1/3) Gerald Wiggins (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Joe Morello (drums)
United Western Recorders, Hollywood, CA, January 3, 1957
1. IM-3845Tenor Blooz
2. IM-3846You're Driving Me Crazy
3. IM-3849Pepper Steak
4. IM-3773Yardbird Suite
5. IM-5031Straight Life
Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Chuck Flores (drums)
Master Recorders, Hollywood, CA, January 14, 1957
MR2804 | IM-3842When You're Smiling
MR2805 | IM-3843Cool Bunny
MR2806 | IM-3844Diane's Dilemma
Diane's Dilemma (alt. take) (Blues Out)

BN-LA596-G   Earl Klugh

Dave Grusin (piano, electric piano, synthesizer, percussion) Earl Klugh (acoustic,electric guitar) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Charles Meeks (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums, percussion) Laudir De Oliveira (percussion) + overdubs: Thelma Beach, Myer Bellow, Marcia Van Dyke, Marie Fera, Pamela Goldsmith, Karen Jones, Bernard Kundell, Ed Lustgarten, Alexander Murray, Ralph Schaeffer, Daniel Shindatyan, Joseph Stepansky, Charles Veal Jr., Kenneth Yerke (strings)
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, January 12, 1976;
overdubbed on The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, 1976
16841Angelina
Dave Grusin (piano, electric piano, synthesizer, percussion) Earl Klugh (acoustic,electric guitar) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Charles Meeks (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums, percussion) Laudir De Oliveira (percussion) + overdubs: Oscar Brashear, Chuck Findley (trumpet, flugelhorn) Garnett Brown (trombone) Jerome Richardson (flute, baritone saxophone) Ray Pizzi (soprano saxophone) Pete Christlieb (tenor saxophone, flute)
16842Vonetta
Dave Grusin (piano, electric piano, synthesizer, percussion) Earl Klugh (acoustic,electric guitar) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Charles Meeks (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums, percussion) Laudir De Oliveira (percussion) + overdubs: Thelma Beach, Myer Bellow, Marcia Van Dyke, Marie Fera, Pamela Goldsmith, Karen Jones, Bernard Kundell, Ed Lustgarten, Alexander Murray, Ralph Schaeffer, Daniel Shindatyan, Joseph Stepansky, Charles Veal Jr., Kenneth Yerke (strings)
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, January 14, 1976;
overdubbed on The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, 1976
16844Laughter In The Rain
Dave Grusin (piano, electric piano, synthesizer, percussion) Earl Klugh (acoustic,electric guitar) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Charles Meeks (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums, percussion) Laudir De Oliveira (percussion) + overdubs: Oscar Brashear, Chuck Findley (trumpet, flugelhorn) Garnett Brown (trombone) Jerome Richardson (flute, baritone saxophone) Ray Pizzi (soprano saxophone) Pete Christlieb (tenor saxophone, flute)
16845Could It Be I'm Falling In Love
Dave Grusin (piano, electric piano, synthesizer, percussion) Earl Klugh (acoustic,electric guitar) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Charles Meeks (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums, percussion) Laudir De Oliveira (percussion) + overdubs: Thelma Beach, Myer Bellow, Marcia Van Dyke, Marie Fera, Pamela Goldsmith, Karen Jones, Bernard Kundell, Ed Lustgarten, Alexander Murray, Ralph Schaeffer, Daniel Shindatyan, Joseph Stepansky, Charles Veal Jr., Kenneth Yerke (strings) + overdubs: Oscar Brashear, Chuck Findley (trumpet, flugelhorn) Garnett Brown (trombone) Jerome Richardson (flute, baritone saxophone) Ray Pizzi (soprano saxophone) Pete Christlieb (tenor saxophone, flute)
16973Wind And The Sea
add Louis Johnson (electric bass)
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, January 16, 1976;
overdubbed on The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, 1976
16875Los Manos De Fuego (Hands Of Fire)
Dave Grusin (piano, electric piano, synthesizer, percussion) Earl Klugh (acoustic,electric guitar) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Louis Johnson, Charles Meeks (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums, percussion) Laudir De Oliveira (percussion) + overdubs: Oscar Brashear, Chuck Findley (trumpet, flugelhorn) Garnett Brown (trombone) Jerome Richardson (flute, baritone saxophone) Ray Pizzi (soprano saxophone) Pete Christlieb (tenor saxophone, flute)
16876Slippin' In The Back Door
Dave Grusin (piano, electric piano, synthesizer, percussion) Earl Klugh (acoustic,electric guitar) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Charles Meeks (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums, percussion) Laudir De Oliveira (percussion) + overdubs: Thelma Beach, Myer Bellow, Marcia Van Dyke, Marie Fera, Pamela Goldsmith, Karen Jones, Bernard Kundell, Ed Lustgarten, Alexander Murray, Ralph Schaeffer, Daniel Shindatyan, Joseph Stepansky, Charles Veal Jr., Kenneth Yerke (strings)
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, January 18, 1976;
overdubbed on The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, 1976
16974Waltz For Debby

BN-LA598-H2   Randy Weston - Little Niles

Ray Copeland (trumpet -1/5,7) Idrees Sulieman (trumpet -6) Melba Liston (trombone) Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone) Randy Weston (piano) George Joyner (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
RCA Studios, NYC, October, 1958
1.Earth Birth
2.Little Susan
3.Nice Ice
4.Little Niles
5.Pam's Waltz
6.Babe's Blues
7.Let's Climb A Hill
Bennie Green, Slide Hampton, Melba Liston, Frank Rehak (trombone) Randy Weston (piano) Peck Morrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Willie Rodriguez (congas)
NYC, May, 1959
I Know Your Kind +
Once Knew A Fella +
Every Once In A While +
I Say Hello +
Kenny Dorham (trumpet -1/3,5,6) Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Randy Weston (piano) Wilbur Little (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Clifford Jarvis (drums -6) Brock Peters (vocals -3)
"Five Spot Cafe", NYC, October 26, 1959
1.High Fly
2.Beef Blues Stew
3.Where
4.Star Crossed Lovers
5.Spot Five Blues
6.Lisa Lovely
** same contents as United Artists UAL 4011 + UAL 4066 + 4 bonus tracks.

BN-LA606-G   Marlena Shaw - Just A Matter Of Time

George Butcher, Ricky Williams (keyboards) Bert DeCoteaux (keyboards, arranger) Jerry Friedman, Hugh McCracken, Jeff Mironov, Lance Quinn (guitar) Bob Babbitt (electric bass) Jimmy Young (drums) Carlos Martin (congas) Dave Carey, Ted Sommer (percussion) Marlena Shaw (vocals)
Media Sound Studios, NYC, February 11, 1976
17058Love Has Gone Away
17060Be For Real
17061This Time I'll Be Sweeter
17063Think About Me
same personnel
Media Sound Studios, NYC, February 17, 1976
17059You And Me
17062Brass Band
same personnel
Media Sound Studios, NYC, February 23, 1976
17057It's Better Than Walkin' Out
George Butcher, Ricky Williams (keyboards -1,2) Bert DeCoteaux (keyboards, arranger -1,2) Jerry Friedman, Hugh McCracken, Jeff Mironov, Lance Quinn (guitar -1,2) Bob Babbitt (electric bass -1,2) Jimmy Young (drums -1,2) Carlos Martin (congas -1,2) Dave Carey, Ted Sommer (percussion -1,2) Marlena Shaw (vocals -1,2, vocals, piano -3)
Media Sound Studios, NYC, February, 1976
1. 17064Sing To Me
2. 17065Take My Body
3. 17090No Hiding Place

BN-LA615-G   Bobby Hutcherson - Waiting

Emanuel Boyd (tenor,soprano saxophone) Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone, marimba) George Cables (piano, electric piano) James Leary III (bass) Eddie Marshall (drums) Kenneth Nash (congas, percussion)
Different Fur Studios, San Francisco, CA, February 24, 1976
17092Convergence
same personnel
Different Fur Studios, San Francisco, CA, February 25, 1976
17093Don't Be Afraid (To Fall In Love Again)
17094Searchin' The Trane
17095Hangin' Out (With You)
Hadley Caliman, Mguanda Dave Johnson (flute -2) Emanuel Boyd (tenor,soprano saxophone, flute) Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone, marimba) George Cables (piano, electric piano) James Leary III (bass) Eddie Marshall (drums) Kenneth Nash (congas, percussion)
Different Fur Studios, San Francisco, CA, February 26, 1976
1. 17096Prime Thought
2. 17097Waiting
3. 17098Roses Poses

BN-LA622-G   Chico Hamilton And The Prayers

Will Cornell Jr. (alto saxophone) Arthur Blythe (alto,soprano saxophone) Rodney Jones (guitar) Steve Turre (electric bass) Chico Hamilton (drums, percussion) Abdullah (congas)
Sound Ideas Studios, NYC, March 9, 1976
17125 (tk.9)Ole To Miles
17126 (tk.1)Adair
17130 (tk.12)Hooch
17192 (tk.4)La Noche De Bolero
same personnel
Sound Ideas Studios, NYC, March 10, 1976
17120 (tk.1/2)First Light
Will Cornell Jr. (alto saxophone -1,2) Arthur Blythe (alto,soprano saxophone -1,2) Rodney Jones (guitar -1,2) Steve Turre (electric bass) Chico Hamilton (drums, percussion) Abdullah (congas -1,2)
Sound Ideas Studios, NYC, March 11, 1976
1. 17127 (tk.2)Abdullah's Delight
2. 17129 (tk.5)Mr. Sweets
3. 17191 (tk.1)Sex Is A Cymbal

BN-LA628-H   Ronnie Laws - Fever

Ronnie Laws (tenor,soprano saxophone, flute) Donald Hepburn, Michael Hepburn (electric piano, Clavinet, synthesizer) Marion The Magician (guitar) Nathaniel Phillips (electric bass) Bruce Carter (drums) Bruce Smith (percussion) + overdubs: Murray Adler, Bonnie Douglas, Henry Ferber, Elliott Fisher, Ronald Folsom, James Getzoff, William Kurash, Joy Lyle, Gordon Marron, Paul C. Shure, Felix Sitjar, Carroll Stephens (violin -1/3) Jesse Ehrlich, Nathan Gershman, Raymond J. Kelley, Victor Sazer (cello -1/3) + overdubs: Ronald Coleman, Augie Johnson, Esau Joyner, Michael Miller, Deborah Shotlow, Douglas Thomas (backing vocals -1/3)
Total Experience Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 18, 1975;
overdubbed on Total Experience Studios, Los Angeles, CA, circa February-March, 1976
1. 16763Fever
2. 16764Stay Still (And Let Me Love You)
3. 16765Karmen
4. 17241Let's Keep It Together
Ronnie Laws (tenor,soprano saxophone, flute) Donald Hepburn, Michael Hepburn (electric piano, Clavinet, synthesizer) Marion The Magician (guitar) Nathaniel Phillips (electric bass) Bruce Carter (drums) Bruce Smith (percussion)
Total Experience Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 26, 1975
17245From Ronnie With Love
same personnel
Total Experience Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 29, 1975
16770Captain Midnight
Ronnie Laws (tenor,soprano saxophone, flute) Bobby Lyle (electric piano, Clavinet, synthesizer) Wilton Felder (electric bass) Steve Guttierez (drums) Tony Ben (congas)
Total Experience Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January 26, 1976
17242All The Time
17243Strugglin'
17244Night Breeze
** also issued on Blue Note CDP 7 89541 2.

BN-LA632-H2   Jean-Luc Ponty - Cantaloupe Island

Jean-Luc Ponty (electric violin, baritone violectra) George Duke (electric piano) John Heard (electric bass) Dick Berk (drums)
"Thee Experience", Los Angeles, CA, September 24, 1969
(17316)Foosh
(17317)Pamukkale
(17318)Contact
(17319)Cantaloupe Island
(17320)Starlight, Starbright
Ian Underwood (alto,tenor saxophone) Jean-Luc Ponty (electric violin, baritone violectra) Gene Estes (vibraphone, percussion) George Duke (piano, electric piano) Buell Neidlinger (bass) Arthur Dyne Tripp III (drums) Frank Zappa (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, October 6, 1969
(17310)King Kong
(17315)America Drinks And Goes Home
Ernie Watts (alto,tenor saxophone) Jean-Luc Ponty (electric violin, baritone violectra) George Duke (electric piano) Wilton Felder (electric bass) John Guerin (drums) Frank Zappa (arranger, conductor -1,2, arranger, conductor, guitar -3)
Los Angeles, CA, October 7, 1969
1. (17311)Idiot Bastard Son
2. (17313)Twenty Small Cigars
3. (17312)How Would You Like To Have A Head Like That
Vince DeRosa (French horn) Arthur Maebe (French horn, tuba) Jonathan Meyer (flute) Gene Cipriano (oboe, English horn) Donald Christlieb (bassoon) Jean-Luc Ponty (electric violin) Milt Thomas (viola) Harold Bemko (cello) George Duke (piano, electric piano) Buell Neidlinger (bass) Arthur Dyne Tripp III (drums) Ian Underwood (conductor) Frank Zappa (arranger)
Los Angeles, CA, October 8, 1969
(17314)Music For Electric Violin And Low-Budget Orchestra
** same contents as World Pacific Jazz ST-20168 + ST-20172.

BN-LA633-G   Donald Byrd - Caricatures

Oscar Brashear (trumpet) Donald Byrd (flugelhorn, trumpet, vocals) George Bohanon (trombone) Gary Bartz, Ernie Watts (reeds) Jerry Peters, Patrice Rushen, Skip Scarborough (keyboards) Fonce Mizell (keyboards, trumpet, backing vocals) John Rowin, Bernard Beloyd Taylor, David T. Walker (guitar) Scott Edwards (electric bass -1/5,7,8) James Jamerson (electric bass -6) Alphonse Mouzon (drums -1/5,7,8) Harvey Mason (drums -6) Mayuto Correa, Stephanie Spruill (percussion) Mildred Lane (lead vocals -1,2) Kay Haith (lead vocals -4,5) Theresa Mitchell, Vernessa Mitchell, Larry Mizell (backing vocals) unidentified strings, Wade Marcus (string arranger)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, April-May, 1976
1. 17457Dancing In The Street
2. 17458Wild Life
3. 17459Return Of The King
4. 17460Onward 'Til Morning
5. 17461Caricatures
6. 17664Dance Band
7. 17683Science Funktion
8. 18162Tell Me

BN-LA634-G   Gene Harris - In A Special Way

George Bohanon (trombone) Sidney Muldrow, Marnie Robinson (French horn) Azar Lawrence (tenor saxophone) Ed Green (violin) Charlotte Politte (electric piano, synthesizer) Jerry Peters (electric piano, synthesizer, string ensemble, arranger, vocals) Gene Harris (keyboards) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Al McKay (electric guitar) John Rowin (electric guitar, arranger) Chuck Rainey, Verdine White (electric bass) James Gadson (drums) Harvey Mason (drums, percussion) Mayuto Correa (percussion) Phillip Bailey (percussion, vocals) Merry Clayton, Ann Esther Jessica, D.J. Rodgers, Sigidi, Stephanie Spruill, Denise Williams (vocals)
Total Experience Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 1976
17232Zulu
17233Theme From Relana
same personnel
Total Experience Studios, Los Angeles, CA, April 1, 1976
17234Naima
17235Always In My Mind
same personnel
Total Experience Studios, Los Angeles, CA, April 2, 1976
17236Love For Sale
17237It's Your Love
same personnel
Total Experience Studios, Los Angeles, CA, April 7, 1976
17446Rebop
17447Soft Cycles
17448Five/Four

BN-LA635-G   Carmen McRae - Can't Hide Love

Al Aarons, Buddy Childers, Bobby Shew (trumpet) George Bohanon, Lew McCreary, Kenny Shroyer (trombone) Bill Green, Harry Klee, Lanny Morgan, Abe Most, Bill Perkins (reeds) Artie Kane (piano) Marshall Otwell (electric piano) Dennis Budimir (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Carmen McRae (vocals) unidentified strings, Jerry Vinci (string director) Thad Jones, Johnny Mandel (arranger)
A&M Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 3, 1976
17369The Man I Love
17370Would You Believe
17371A Child Is Born
Joe Sample (piano, electric piano) Marshall Otwell (electric piano) Dennis Budimir, Larry Carlton (guitar) Chuck Berghofer (bass) Wilton Felder (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Victor Feldman (percussion) Carmen McRae (vocals) unidentified strings, Dave Frisina (string director) Dale Oehler (arranger)
A&M Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 4, 1976
17372All By Myself
17373Music
Dave Grusin (piano, electric piano, arranger) Ian Underwood (synthesizer) Dennis Budimir (guitar) Larry Carlton (guitar, arranger) Chuck Berghofer (bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Carmen McRae (vocals) unidentified strings, Jerry Vinci (string director)
A&M Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 10, 1976
17374Lost Up In Loving You
17375Only Women Bleed
Oscar Brashear, Blue Mitchell, Bobby Shew, Snooky Young (trumpet) George Bohanon, Grover Mitchell, Maurice Spears (trombone) Ernie Tack (bass trombone) Jerome Richardson (alto,soprano saxophone) Ernie Watts (tenor saxophone) Pete Christlieb (tenor saxophone, flute) Don Menza (tenor,soprano saxophone) Jack Nimitz (baritone saxophone) Joe Sample (piano, electric piano) Chuck Berghofer (bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Larry Bunker (percussion) Carmen McRae (vocals) Thad Jones, Gerald Wilson (arranger)
A&M Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 12, 1976
17399Can't Hide Love
17400I Wish You Well
17401You're Everything
** also issued on Blue Note CDP 7 89540 2.

BN-LA636-G   Eddie Henderson - Heritage

Eddie Henderson (trumpet, flugelhorn) Julian Priester (trombone, bass trombone) Hadley Caliman (soprano saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Patrice Rushen (electric piano, Clavinet, synthesizer) Paul Jackson (electric bass) Mike Clark (drums -1/5) Sonship (Woody Theus) (drums -6,7) Billy Hart (drums -7) Mtume (congas, percussion)
Wally Heider Recording Studios, San Francisco, CA, April 2, 1976
1. 17392Inside You
2. 17393Acupuncture
3. 17394Time And Space
4. 17395Nostalgia
5. 17396Kudu
6. 17397Dr. Manga
7. 17398Dark Shadow

BN-LA645-G   Barbara Carroll

Barbara Carroll (piano) Chuck Domanico (bass) Colin Bailey (drums)
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, May 25, 1976
17471Prelude To A Kiss
17466At Seventeen
same personnel
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, May 26, 1976
17467I Can't Get Started
17468Baubles, Bangles And Beads
same personnel
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, May 27, 1976
17469Feelings
17472Send In The Clowns (From "A Little Night Music")
17473It Never Entered My Mind
Barbara Carroll (piano) Dennis Budimir (guitar -2) Chuck Domanico (bass) Colin Bailey (drums) Victor Feldman (percussion -1)
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, May 28, 1976
1. 17465In Some Other World
2. 17470Blues For Artie

BN-LA663-J2   Various Artists - Blue Note Live At The Roxy

Robby Robinson (synthesizer, electric piano) Tim DeHuff, Rex Robinson (guitar) Charles Fillilove (electric bass) Alphonse Mouzon (drums, percussion) Rudy Regalado (percussion)
"The Roxy Theatre", Los Angeles, CA, June 28, 1976
17726New York City
17727Just Like The Sun
17728Without A Reason
Marshall Otwell (electric piano) Bernard Baron (bass) Edward Bennett (drums) Carmen McRae (vocals)
17729Music
17730Paint Your Pretty Picture
17731Them There Eyes
17732'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do
17733You're Everything
Ronnie Laws (tenor saxophone, flute -1,2,4) Bobby Lyle (electric piano) Bill Rogers (electric guitar -1,2,4) Donald Beck (electric bass -1,2,4) Steve Guttierez (drums) Tony Ben (congas -1,2,4)
1. 17734Captain Midnight
2. 17735Night Breeze
3. 17736Piano Interlude
4. 17737Always There
George Butler, Dave Cunningham (speeches)
17738Presentation Of Proclamation
Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Hubert Crawford (bass) Leon "Ndugu" Chancler (drums) Robert Budson (bongos) + an overdub: Ron Carter (bass)
17739Medley: Like A Lover / A Felicidade / Manha De Carnaval / Samba De Orfeu
Chuck Findley (trumpet) George Bohanon (trombone) Gary Herbig (alto saxophone) Fred Jackson (tenor saxophone, flute) Bobby Hutcherson (marimba) Gene Harris (piano, electric piano) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) John Lee (electric bass) Gerry Brown (drums, percussion) Leon "Ndugu" Chancler (percussion) Jerry Peters (conductor)
17740Blue Note '76
Donald Byrd (trumpet) Stephen Johnson (tenor saxophone, vocals) Kevin Toney (electric piano, organ, synthesizer, vocals) Orville Saunders (electric guitar, vocals) Joe Hall (electric bass, vocals) Keith Killgo (drums, vocals)
"Central Park", Los Angeles, CA, July 19, 1976
17741Places And Spaces
17742(Fallin' Like) Doninoes

BN-LA664-G   Robbie Krieger And Friends

Gary Barone (trumpet) Sal Marquez (trumpet, keyboards, arranger) Jack Ellis (trombone) Joel Peskin (saxophones) Stu Goldberg (organ, synthesizer) Robbie Krieger (guitar) Kenny Wild (bass) Bruce Gary (drums) Perico (congas) Eddie Talamente (timbales)
Devonshire Sound Studios, North Hollywood, CA, July 26, 1976
17700Spare Changes
17701The Ally
Sal Marquez (trumpet) Jack Ellis (trombone) Joel Peskin (tenor saxophone, piccolo) Greg Mathieson (organ) Robbie Krieger (guitar, arranger) Kenny Wild (bass) Bruce Gary (drums, timpani) Sharon Robinson, Afreeka Trees (vocals)
Devonshire Sound Studios, North Hollywood, CA, July 27, 1976
17702Uptown
Sal Marquez (trumpet, keyboards, arranger) Jack Ellis (trombone) Joel Peskin (tenor,baritone saxophone) Robbie Krieger (guitar, vocals) Reggie McBride (bass) Ed Greene (drums) Sharon Robinson, Afreeka Trees (vocals)
Devonshire Sound Studios, North Hollywood, CA, July 28, 1976
17704Every Day
Stu Goldberg (synthesizer) Sal Marquez (synthesizer, arranger) Robbie Krieger (guitar, arranger) Reggie McBride (electric bass) Bruce Gary (drums, bells, timpani, whistle, arranger) Orion Crawford (arranger)
17705Low Bottomy (Lobotomy)
Sal Marquez (trumpet, synthesizer, arranger) Joel Peskin (tenor,baritone saxophone) Ron Stockert (keyboards) Robbie Krieger (guitar) Reggie McBride (bass) Ed Greene (drums)
Devonshire Sound Studios, North Hollywood, CA, July 29, 1976
17706Gum-Popper
Jimmy Smith (organ) Stu Goldberg, Sal Marquez (synthesizer) Robbie Krieger (guitar, vocals) Reggie McBride (bass) Ed Greene (drums) John Densmore (Latin percussion)
17707Marilyn Monroe
Sal Marquez (trumpet, piano, synthesizer) Gary Barone (trumpet, arranger) Jack Ellis (trombone) Joel Peskin (saxophones) Greg Mathieson (organ) Robbie Krieger (guitar, vocals) Bob Glaub (bass) Ed Greene (drums) Bruce Gary, Eddie Talamente (shakers)
Devonshire Sound Studios, North Hollywood, CA, July 30, 1976
17708Big Oak Basin
** also issued on Blue Note CDP 7 96101 2.

BN-LA667-G   Earl Klugh - Living Inside Your Love

Eddie Daniels (tenor,soprano saxophone, flute) Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar, 12-string guitar) Jeff Mironov (electric guitar) Will Lee (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Ralph MacDonald (percussion) Patti Austin, Vivian Cherry, Lani Groves (vocals)
Electric Lady Studios, NYC, July 26, 1976;
overdubbed on Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, August 5, 1976
17887Captain Caribe
Eddie Daniels (tenor,soprano saxophone, flute) Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar, 12-string guitar) Jeff Mironov (electric guitar) Will Lee (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Ralph MacDonald (percussion) Patti Austin, Vivian Cherry, Lani Groves (vocals) + overdubs: Ann Barak, Ruth Buffington, Fred Buldrini, Doris Carr, Norman Carr, Joseph Goodman, Jean Ingraham, Harold Kohon, Guy Lumia, Noel Pointer, Tony Posk, Gerald Tarack (violin) Julian Barber, Theodore Israel (viola) Richard Locker, Charles McCracken (cello) Margaret Ross (harp)
17888I Heard It Through The Grapevine
Eddie Daniels (tenor saxophone, flute) Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Francisco Centeno (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Ralph MacDonald (percussion) Patti Austin, Vivian Cherry, Lani Groves (vocals)
17889Felicia
Eddie Daniels (tenor saxophone, flute) Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Francisco Centeno (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Ralph MacDonald (percussion) Patti Austin, Vivian Cherry, Lani Groves (vocals) + overdubs: Ann Barak, Ruth Buffington, Fred Buldrini, Doris Carr, Norman Carr, Joseph Goodman, Jean Ingraham, Harold Kohon, Guy Lumia, Noel Pointer, Tony Posk, Gerald Tarack (violin) Julian Barber, Theodore Israel (viola) Richard Locker, Charles McCracken (cello) Margaret Ross (harp)
17890Living Inside Your Love
Dave Grusin (piano, electric piano, synthesizer, bells) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar, 12-string guitar) Eddie Gomez (bass) Steve Gadd (drums)
Electric Lady Studios, NYC, July 27, 1976
17891Another Time, Another Place
Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar)
17892April Fools
Dave Grusin (electric piano, percussion) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Louis Johnson (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums)
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, July or August, 1976
17893Kiko
** also issued on Blue Note CDP 7 48385 2.

BN-LA690-J2   War - Platinum Jazz

Charles Miller (tenor,alto,soprano,baritone saxophone, flute, percussion) Lee Oskar (harmonica, percussion) Lonnie Jordan (piano, electric piano, organ, synthesizer) Howard Scott (guitar) B.B. Dickerson (electric bass) Harold Brown (drums) Dee Allen (timbales, percussion, congas, bongos)
June 14, 1977
(17955)River Niger
(17956)H2 Overture
(17966)Deliver The Word
(17967)City-Country-City
(17968)Smile Happy
(17969)Four Cornered Room
(17970)Nappy Head (Theme From Ghetto Man)
(18652)L.A. Sunshine
(18653)Slowly We Walk Together
(18656)I Got You
(18657)War Is Coming! War Is Coming!
(18658)Platinum Jazz

BN-LA699-G   Bobbi Humphrey's Best

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Bobbi Humphrey (flute) Billy Harper (tenor saxophone) George Devens (vibraphone, marimba, percussion) Frank Owens (piano, electric piano) Gene Bertoncini (guitar) Gordon Edwards (electric bass) Jimmy Johnson (drums) Ray Armando (congas) Wade Marcus (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 30 or October 1, 1971
8482Spanish Harlem
Bobbi Humphrey (flute, vocals) Jerry Peters (piano, electric piano) Fonce Mizell (Clavinet, trumpet, vocals) Fred Perren (synthesizer, vocals) David T. Walker (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Stephanie Spruill (percussion) Chuck Davis (vocals) Larry Mizell (vocals, arranger, conductor)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, June 6, 1973
12693Harlem River Drive
Bobbi Humphrey (flute, vocals) Jerry Peters (piano, electric piano) Fonce Mizell (Clavinet, trumpet, vocals) Fred Perren (synthesizer, vocals) John Rowin, David T. Walker (guitar) Ron Brown, Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) King Errisson (congas, vocals) Stephanie Spruill (percussion) Larry Mizell (vocals, arranger, conductor)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, June 7 & 8, 1973
12692Chicago, Damn
Fonce Mizell (trumpet, Clavinet, backing vocals) Bobbi Humphrey (flute, vocals) Jerry Peters (piano, Clavinet) Larry Mizell (electric piano, synthesizer, Clavinet, backing vocals, arranger, conductor) Phil Davis, Don Preston (synthesizer) John Rowin, Wah Wah Watson (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) King Errisson (congas) Roger Sainte, Stephanie Spruill (percussion) Chuck Davis, Samantha Harris, Freddie Perren (backing vocals)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, June 20, 1974
14609Satin Doll
14615You're The Sunshine Of My Life
same personnel
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 1974
14612Fun House
Fonce Mizell (trumpet, Clavinet, backing vocals) Bobbi Humphrey (flute, vocals) Jerry Peters (piano, Clavinet) Larry Mizell (electric piano, synthesizer, Clavinet, backing vocals, arranger, conductor) Chuck Davis (Clavinet) Phil Davis, Don Preston (synthesizer) John Rowin, Wah Wah Watson (guitar) Chuck Rainey, Wayne Tweed (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) King Errisson (congas) Roger Sainte, Stephanie Spruill (percussion) Samantha Harris, Freddie Perren (backing vocals)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, August 5, 1974
14610San Francisco Lights
Oscar Brashear (trumpet) Fonce Mizell (trumpet, Clavinet, Solina, vocals) Julian Priester (trombone) Bobbi Humphrey (flute, vocals) Tyree Glenn Jr. (tenor saxophone) Dorothy Ashby (harp) Roger Glenn (vibraphone, marimba) Chuck Davis (piano, electric piano) Skip Scarborough (piano, electric piano, Clavinet) Jerry Peters (piano, electric piano, synthesizer) Larry Mizell (synthesizer, Solina, piano, electric piano, vocals) Craig McMullen, John Rowin (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Mayuto Correa (congas) Jesse Acuna, Rosario Davila, Katherine Lyra, Augie Rey, Sonia Tavares (backing vocals)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, August 5, 1975
16423Fancy Dancer
same personnel
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, August 6, 1975
16557Uno Esta

BN-LA700-G   Donald Byrd's Best

Fonce Mizell (trumpet, vocals) Donald Byrd (flugelhorn, trumpet, vocals) Roger Glenn (flute, alto flute, saxophones) Joe Sample (piano, electric piano) Fred Perren (electric piano, synthesizer, vocals) Dean Parks (guitar) Wilton Felder (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Bobbye Porter Hall (percussion) Larry Mizell (vocals, arranger)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, April 4, 1972
11246Flight Time
David T. Walker (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Stephanie Spruill (congas, tambourine) replaces Parks, Felder, Hall
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, November 24, 1972
11250Sky High
11247Black Byrd
Donald Byrd (trumpet, flugelhorn, vocals) Roger Glenn (flute) Jerry Peters (piano, electric piano) Fonce Mizell (Clavinet, trumpet, vocals) Fred Perren (synthesizer, vocals) David T. Walker (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) King Errisson (congas) Stephanie Spruill (percussion) Larry Mizell (vocals, arranger, conductor)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, June 13, 14 & 15, 1973
12686Lansana's Priestess
12689Street Lady
Donald Byrd (flugelhorn, trumpet, vocals) Gary Bartz (alto,soprano saxophone, clarinet) Jerry Peters (piano, organ) Larry Mizell (electric piano, synthesizer, backing vocals, arranger, conductor) Fonce Mizell (Clavinet, trumpet, backing vocals) Fred Perren (synthesizer, backing vocals) John Rowin, David T. Walker (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums, bata drum, mouth harp) Mayuto Correa (congas) Roger Sainte (percussion) Stephanie Spruill (percussion, backing vocals) Kay Haith (vocals) James Carter (whistling) Margie Evans, Lorraine Kennar (backing vocals)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, October 11-December, 1974
14883Steppin' Into Tomorrow
15213Rock And Roll Again
Raymond Brown (trumpet) Donald Byrd (flugelhorn, trumpet, vocals) George Bohanon (trombone) Tyree Glenn Jr. (tenor saxophone) Larry Mizell (piano, arranger, backing vocals) Skip Scarborough (electric piano) Fonce Mizell (Clavinet, trumpet, backing vocals) Craig McMullen, John Rowin (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) King Errisson (congas) Mayuto Correa (congas, percussion) James Carter (whistling) Kay Haith (backing vocals) unidentified strings
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, August 18, 1975
16327Change (Makes You Want To Hustle)

BN-LA701-G   John Lee/Gerry Brown - Still Can't Say Enough

Jon Faddis (trumpet) Randy Brecker (trumpet, flugelhorn) Barry Rodgers (trombone) Gary Bartz, David Sanborn (alto saxophone) Michael Brecker, Ernie Watts (tenor saxophone) Ronnie Cuber (baritone saxophone) Hubert Eaves (piano, organ, Clavinet) Harold Ivory Williams IV (organ, piano) Ian Underwood (synthesizer) Rob Franken (synthesizer, organ) Ray Gomez, Reggie Lucas (guitar) John Lee (electric bass) Gerry Brown (drums, percussion, timpani) Mtume (congas, percussion, vocals) Tawatha Agee, C.P. Alexander, Donald Smith (vocals)
Electric Lady Studios, NYC, circa early August, 1976
17957Freeze It Up
17958Love The Way You Make Me Feel
17959Rise On
17960Funky Row
17961Talkin' 'Bout The Right One
17962Strut 'N' Get Up
17963Breakin'
17964Down The Way
17965Out The Box

BN-LA708-G   Horace Silver - Silver 'N Voices

Tom Harrell (trumpet, flugelhorn) Bob Berg (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano, arranger) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums) + overdubs: Joyce Copeland, Monica Mancini, Richard Page, Avery Sommers, Dale Verdugo (vocals) Alan Copeland (vocals, director)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, September 24, 1976;
overdubbed on Hollywood Sound Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 19 & 22, 1976
18115Togetherness
18117Mood For Maude
18119New York Lament
18120All In Time
same personnel
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, October 1, 1976;
overdubbed on Hollywood Sound Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 19 & 22, 1976
18114Out Of The Night (Came You)
18116I Will Always Love You
18118Incentive
18121Freeing My Mind

BN-LA709-H2   Carmen McRae At The Great American Music Hall

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet -5,6,11,12) Marshall Otwell (keyboards) Ed Bennett (bass, electric bass) Joey Baron (drums) Carmen McRae (vocals)
"Great American Music Hall", San Francisco, CA, June 15, 16 & 17, 1976
1. 18175Them There Eyes
2. 18176Paint Your Pretty Picture
3. 18177On Green Dolphin Street
4. 18178A Song For You
5. 18179On A Clear Day
6. 18180Miss Otis Regrets
7. 18181Too Close For Comfort
8. 18182Old Folks
9. 18183Time After Time
10. 18184I'm Always Drunk In San Francisco
11. 18185Don't Misunderstand
12. 18186A Beautiful Friendship
13. 18187Star Eyes
14. 18188Dindi
15. 18189Never Let Me Go
16. 18190'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do
17. 18191Only Women Bleed
18. 18192No More Blues (Chega De Saudade)
19. 18193The Folks Who Live On The Hill
20. 18194Going Out Music (closing)

BN-LA710-G   Bobby Hutcherson - The View From Inside

Emanuel Boyd (tenor,soprano saxophone) Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone) Larry Nash (piano, electric piano) James Leary III (bass) Eddie Marshall (drums)
Wally Heider Recording Studios, San Francisco, CA, August 4, 1976
17769For Heaven's Sake
same personnel
Wally Heider Recording Studios, San Francisco, CA, August 5, 1976
17766Love Can Be Many Things
17767Same Shame
17768Later, Even
same personnel
Wally Heider Recording Studios, San Francisco, CA, August 6, 1976
17770Laugh, Laugh Again
17771Song For Annie
17772Houston St. Thursday Afternoon

BN-LA711-G   Willie Bobo - Tomorrow Is Here

Gary Grant, Ron King, Nolan Smith (trumpet) George Bohanon, Thurman Green (trombone) Ray Pizzi, Ernie Watts (saxophones) Gary Herbig (reeds) Reggie Andrews, Larry Farrow, David Garfield (keyboards) Dennis Budimir, John Cadrecha, Craig McMullen, Sidney Muldrow, Curtis Robertson Jr. (guitar) Dean Cortez, Jim Hughart, David Troncoso (bass) Gary Denton, James Gadson, Jeff Porcaro, Carlos Vega (drums) Victor Pantoja (percussion) Sandi Erwin, Benard Ighner (vocals) Willie Bobo (vocals, percussion)
Ocean Way Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA, October, 1976-January, 1977
18166Can't Stay Down Too Long
18167Keep On Waling
18168Funk De Mambo
18169Dreamin'
18170Wicky Tobacky (The Race)
18171Suitcase Full Of Dreams
18172Time After Time
18173Kojak Theme
18174A Little Tear

BN-LA730-H   Ronnie Laws - Friends And Strangers

Ronnie Laws (tenor,soprano saxophone, alto flute) Bobby Lyle (piano) Larry Dunn (synthesizer) Roland Bautista, Melvin Robinson (guitar) Donnie Beck (electric bass) Steve Guttierez (drums) Vance "Mad Dog" Ternort (congas, percussion)
ABC Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January, 1977
18351Good Time Ride
Ronnie Laws (tenor,soprano saxophone, alto flute) Bobby Lyle (piano) Larry Dunn (synthesizer) Roland Bautista, Melvin Robinson (guitar) Donnie Beck (electric bass) Steve Guttierez (drums) Saundra "Pan" Alexander, Deborah Laws (backing vocals)
ABC Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February, 1977
18352Saturday Evening
Ronnie Laws (tenor,soprano saxophone, alto flute, backing vocals) Bobby Lyle (piano) Larry Dunn (synthesizer) Roland Bautista, Melvin Robinson (guitar) Donnie Beck, Nathaniel Phillips (electric bass) Steve Guttierez (drums) Vance "Mad Dog" Ternort (congas, percussion) Deborah "Punkin" Shotlow (tambourine) Saundra "Pan" Alexander, Deborah Laws, Eloise Laws (backing vocals)
ABC Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March, 1977
18353Friends And Strangers
18354Nuthin' 'Bout Nuthin'
18355New Day
18358Just Love
add + Barbara Durant, Elliot Fisher, Hyman Goodman, Bill Nuttycombe, Jerome Reisler, Paul Shure, Carroll Stephens, Polly Sweeney (violin) Leonard Selic, Barbara Simons (viola) Paul Bergstrom, Nathan Gershman (cello)
18356Life In Paradise
18357Same Old Story

BN-LA736-H   Noel Pointer - Phantazia

Noel Pointer (electric violin, violin) Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer, arranger) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Francisco Centeno (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Ralph MacDonald (percussion) + overdubs: Gene Cipriano, Justin Gordon, John Lowe, Tom Scott, Bud Shank (woodwinds) + overdubs: Dave Frisina, Pamela Goldsmith, Al Harshman, Karen Jones, Jacob Krachmalnick, Bernard Kundell, Kathleen Lenski, Ed Lustgarten, David Montagu, Constance Pressman, Sheldon Sanov, Frederick Seykora, Marshall Sosson, Jerry Vinci (strings)
Camp Colomby Studio, New City, NY, January 10, 1977;
overdubbed on Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, February, 1977
18315Night Song
Noel Pointer (electric violin, violin) Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer, arranger) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Francisco Centeno (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Ralph MacDonald (percussion)
18316Living For The City
Noel Pointer (electric violin, violin) Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer, arranger) + overdubs: Dave Frisina, Pamela Goldsmith, Al Harshman, Karen Jones, Jacob Krachmalnick, Bernard Kundell, Kathleen Lenski, Ed Lustgarten, David Montagu, Constance Pressman, Sheldon Sanov, Frederick Seykora, Marshall Sosson, Jerry Vinci (strings)
18318Wayfaring Stranger
Noel Pointer (electric violin, violin) Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer, arranger) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Francisco Centeno (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Ralph MacDonald (percussion) + an overdub: Ian Underwood (synthesizer)
18319Mirabelle
Dave Valentin (flute) Noel Pointer (electric violin, violin) Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer, arranger) Will Lee (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Ralph MacDonald (percussion) + overdubs: Gene Cipriano, Justin Gordon, John Lowe, Tom Scott, Bud Shank (woodwinds) + overdubs: Dave Frisina, Pamela Goldsmith, Al Harshman, Karen Jones, Jacob Krachmalnick, Bernard Kundell, Kathleen Lenski, Ed Lustgarten, David Montagu, Constance Pressman, Sheldon Sanov, Frederick Seykora, Marshall Sosson, Jerry Vinci (strings)
Camp Colomby Studio, New City, NY, January 11, 1977;
overdubbed on Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, February, 1977
18317Rainstorm
Noel Pointer (electric violin, violin) Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer, arranger) Lee Ritenour (guitar) John Tropea (electric guitar) Will Lee (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Ralph MacDonald (percussion) + an overdub: Ian Underwood (synthesizer)
18320Fiddler On The Roof
omit Ritenour, Tropea
Camp Colomby Studio, New City, NY, January 12, 1977;
overdubbed on Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, February, 1977
18314Phantazia
** also issued on Blue Note CDP 7 89543 2.

BN-LA737-H   Earl Klugh - Finger Paintings

Dave Grusin (electric piano, Clavinet) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Louis Johnson (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Steve Forman, Ralph MacDonald (percussion) + overdubs: Chuck Findley (trumpet) Dick Hyde (trombone) Jack Nimitz (baritone saxophone) Jerome Richardson, Tom Scott, Lawrence Williams (reeds) Tom Scott (horn arranger) + overdubs: Ann Stockton (harp) Arnold Belnick, Pamela Goldsmith, Andre Granat, Al Harshman, Karen Jones, Jacob Krachmalnick, Bernard Kundell, Ed Lustgarten, Constance Pressman, Dena L. Rees, Sheldon Sanov, Marshall Sosson, Jerry Vinci (strings) Dave Grusin (string arranger) + overdubs: Alexandra Brown, Lisa Roberts, Stephanie Spruill (backing vocals)
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, February 15, 1977;
overdubbed on Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, 1977
18500Keep Your Eyes On The Sparrow (Baretta's Theme)
omit Findley, Hyde, Nimitz, Richardson, Scott, Williams, Scott, Brown, Roberts, Spruill
18502Dance With Me
Dave Grusin (electric piano, Clavinet) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Louis Johnson (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Steve Forman, Ralph MacDonald (percussion)
18503Jolanta
Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Anthony Jackson (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Steve Forman, Ralph MacDonald (percussion)
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, February 17, 1977;
overdubbed on Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, 1977
18497Dr. Macumba
18505This Time
Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Anthony Jackson (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Steve Forman, Ralph MacDonald (percussion) + overdubs: Ann Stockton (harp) Arnold Belnick, Pamela Goldsmith, Andre Granat, Al Harshman, Karen Jones, Jacob Krachmalnick, Bernard Kundell, Ed Lustgarten, Constance Pressman, Dena L. Rees, Sheldon Sanov, Marshall Sosson, Jerry Vinci (strings) Dave Grusin (string arranger)
18498Long Ago And Far Away
18501Catherine
Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Anthony Jackson (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Steve Forman, Ralph MacDonald (percussion) + overdubs: Chuck Findley (trumpet) Dick Hyde (trombone) Jack Nimitz (baritone saxophone) Jerome Richardson, Tom Scott, Lawrence Williams (reeds) Tom Scott (horn arranger)
18499Cabo Frio
Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Francisco Centeno (bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Ralph MacDonald (percussion) + overdubs: Ann Stockton (harp) Arnold Belnick, Pamela Goldsmith, Andre Granat, Al Harshman, Karen Jones, Jacob Krachmalnick, Bernard Kundell, Ed Lustgarten, Constance Pressman, Dena L. Rees, Sheldon Sanov, Marshall Sosson, Jerry Vinci (strings) Dave Grusin (string arranger)
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, February, 1977;
overdubbed on Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, 1977
18504Summer Song
** also issued on Blue Note CDP 7 48386 2.

BN-LA738-G   Maxi Anderson - Maxi

Ernie Watts (flute) Gene Cipriano, Terry Harrington (English horn) Plas Johnson (alto,tenor saxophone) Tommy Morgan (harmonica) Sonny Burke, Greg Phillinganes (keyboards) Gene Page (keyboards, arranger) Jay Graydon, Ray Parker Jr., David T. Walker (guitar) Henry Davis, Scott Edwards, Wilton Felder (electric bass) James Gadson (drums) Jack Ashford, Paulinho Da Costa, Tommy Vig (percussion) Maxi Anderson (vocals) + overdubs: unknown (trumpet) unknown (trombone) Dorothy Ashby, Stella Castellucci (harp) Jim Gilstrap, Augie Johnson, John Lehman, Gregory Marta, Danny Pearson, Julia Tillman Waters, Maxine Willard Waters (backing vocals) unidentified strings, Harry Bluestone (string director) and others
Barnum Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 16, 1977;
overdubbed on ABC Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, 1977
18557Dancin' To Keep From Cryin'
18558The Perfect Day
18560Let Him In
18562Delta Road
18556Music On My Mind
same personnel
Barnum Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 17, 1977;
overdubbed on ABC Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, 1977
18559Walk Softly
18561This One's For You
18563Lover To Lover
18564Glory, Glory
18565By Your Side

BN-LA760-H   Gene Harris - Tone Tantrums

Gene Harris (piano, electric piano, synthesizer) Jerry Peters (electric piano, synthesizer, vocals, arranger) Al McKay, John Rowin (electric guitar) Verdine White (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Jerry Steinholz (percussion) Ralph Beecham (vocals) with Dorothy Ashby (harp) Blanche Belnick, Harry Bluestone, Denyse Buffum, Rollice Dale, Bonnie Douglas, Assa Drori, Richard Feves, Ron Folsom, Winterton Garvey, Janice Gower, William Henderson, Selene Hurford, Dennis Karmazyn, Mary Ann Kinggold, Paul Pavlonick, Kenneth Yerke (strings) + Donald Byrd, Donald Cook, David Crawford, Earl Dumler, Ray Jackson, Maurice Spears, George Thatcher (horns) + AnnEsther Davis, Venetta Fields, Gary Gairet, Julia Waters, Maxine Waters, Oren Waters, Deneice Williams (backing vocals)
Total Experience Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March-May, 1977
18762As
Gene Harris (piano, electric piano, synthesizer) Jerry Peters (electric piano, synthesizer, vocals, arranger) Al McKay, John Rowin (electric guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Alvin Taylor (drums) Jerry Steinholz (percussion) with Dorothy Ashby (harp) Blanche Belnick, Harry Bluestone, Denyse Buffum, Rollice Dale, Bonnie Douglas, Assa Drori, Richard Feves, Ron Folsom, Winterton Garvey, Janice Gower, William Henderson, Selene Hurford, Dennis Karmazyn, Mary Ann Kinggold, Paul Pavlonick, Kenneth Yerke (strings) + Donald Byrd, Donald Cook, David Crawford, Earl Dumler, Ray Jackson, Maurice Spears, George Thatcher (horns) + AnnEsther Davis, Venetta Fields, Gary Gairet, Julia Waters, Maxine Waters, Oren Waters, Deneice Williams (backing vocals)
18763If You Can't Find Love Let Love Find You
Donald Byrd (trumpet, flugelhorn) Harvey Mason (xylophone) Gene Harris (piano, electric piano, synthesizer) Jerry Peters (electric piano, synthesizer, vocals, arranger) Al McKay, John Rowin (electric guitar) Leon "Ndugu" Chancler (drums) Jerry Steinholz (percussion) with Dorothy Ashby (harp) Blanche Belnick, Harry Bluestone, Denyse Buffum, Rollice Dale, Bonnie Douglas, Assa Drori, Richard Feves, Ron Folsom, Winterton Garvey, Janice Gower, William Henderson, Selene Hurford, Dennis Karmazyn, Mary Ann Kinggold, Paul Pavlonick, Kenneth Yerke (strings) + Donald Byrd, Donald Cook, David Crawford, Earl Dumler, Ray Jackson, Maurice Spears, George Thatcher (horns) + AnnEsther Davis, Venetta Fields, Gary Gairet, Julia Waters, Maxine Waters, Oren Waters, Deneice Williams (backing vocals)
18764A Minor
Gene Harris (piano, electric piano, synthesizer) Jerry Peters (electric piano, synthesizer, vocals, arranger) Al McKay, John Rowin (electric guitar) Anthony Jackson (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Jerry Steinholz (percussion) with Dorothy Ashby (harp) Blanche Belnick, Harry Bluestone, Denyse Buffum, Rollice Dale, Bonnie Douglas, Assa Drori, Richard Feves, Ron Folsom, Winterton Garvey, Janice Gower, William Henderson, Selene Hurford, Dennis Karmazyn, Mary Ann Kinggold, Paul Pavlonick, Kenneth Yerke (strings) + Donald Byrd, Donald Cook, David Crawford, Earl Dumler, Ray Jackson, Maurice Spears, George Thatcher (horns) + AnnEsther Davis, Venetta Fields, Gary Gairet, Julia Waters, Maxine Waters, Oren Waters, Deneice Williams (backing vocals)
18765Stranger In Paradise
Mason plays (drums, marimba). Robert Popwell (electric bass) replaces Anthony Jackson
18766Peace Of Mind
Donald Byrd (trumpet, flugelhorn) Gene Harris (piano, electric piano, synthesizer) Jerry Peters (electric piano, synthesizer, vocals, arranger) Al McKay, John Rowin (electric guitar) Harvey Mason (cymbals) Jerry Steinholz (percussion) D.J. Rodgers (vocals) with Dorothy Ashby (harp) Blanche Belnick, Harry Bluestone, Denyse Buffum, Rollice Dale, Bonnie Douglas, Assa Drori, Richard Feves, Ron Folsom, Winterton Garvey, Janice Gower, William Henderson, Selene Hurford, Dennis Karmazyn, Mary Ann Kinggold, Paul Pavlonick, Kenneth Yerke (strings) + Donald Byrd, Donald Cook, David Crawford, Earl Dumler, Ray Jackson, Maurice Spears, George Thatcher (horns) + AnnEsther Davis, Venetta Fields, Gary Gairet, Julia Waters, Maxine Waters, Oren Waters, Deneice Williams (backing vocals)
18767Cristo Redentor, Part 1
Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Alvin Taylor (drums) replaces Mason, Rodgers
18768Cristo Redentor, Part 2

BN-LA789-G   Bobby Hutcherson - Knucklebean

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Hadley Caliman (tenor saxophone, flute) Emanuel Boyd (tenor,soprano saxophone, flute) Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone, marimba) George Cables (piano, electric piano) James Leary III (bass) Eddie Marshall (drums)
Wally Heider Recording Studios, San Francisco, CA, March 1, 1977
18882Sundance Knows
18883So Far, So Good
same personnel
Wally Heider Recording Studios, San Francisco, CA, March 2, 1977
18884Little B's Poem
18886Knucklebean
omit Hubbard
Wally Heider Recording Studios, San Francisco, CA, March 3, 1977
18881Why Not
18885'Til Then

BN-LA819-H   Rico Rodrigues - Man From Wareika

Eddie Thornton (trumpet) Rico Rodrigues (trombone, arranger) Keith Gemmel (tenor saxophone, flute) Tony Washington (keyboards) Junior Hanson Marvin (lead guitar) Phillip Chen (rhythm guitar) Benny McKenzie (bass) Jacko (drums) Sarch Dixon, Tony Utah (percussion) Djahman, Candi McKenzie (backing vocals)
London, England, May, 1976
(19150)Africa
Bobby Ellis, Viv Talent Hall (trumpet) Dick Cathell (flugelhorn) Rico Rodrigues (trombone, arranger) Ray Allen, Herman Marquis (alto saxophone) Dirty Harry, George Lee (tenor saxophone) Ansel Collins, Touter Harvey, Tarzan Nelson (keyboards) Karl Pitterson (keyboards, lead guitar, percussion) Duggie Bryan (lead guitar) Lloyd Parker (rhythm guitar) Ras Robbie Shakespeare (bass) Sly Dunbar (drums) Skully (wood drums) Flick (tambourine)
Kingston, Jamaica, September, 1976
(19147)This Day
(19148)Ramble
(19149)Lumumba
(19151)Man From Wareika
(19152)Rasta
(19153)Over The Mountain
(19154)Gunga Din
(19155)Dial Africa

BN-LA853-H   Horace Silver - Silver 'N Percussion

Tom Harrell (trumpet, flugelhorn) Larry Schneider (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano, arranger) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums) Ladji Camara, Michael Babatunde Olatunji (percussion) + overdubs: Bob Barnes, Bobby Clay, Fred Gripper, Fred Hardy, Peter Oliver Norman, Lee C. Thomas (vocals) Chapman Roberts (vocals, director)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 12 & 17, 1977;
overdubbed on Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 25 & 30, 1977
19581African Ascension, Part 1: The Gods Of Yoruba
19582African Ascension, Part 2: The Sun God Of The Masai
19583African Ascension, Part 3: The Spirit Of The Zulu
Omar Clay (percussion) replaces Camara
19584The Great American Indian Uprising, Part 1: The Idols Of The Incas
19585The Great American Indian Uprising, Part 2: The Aztec Sun God
19586The Great American Indian Uprising, Part 3: The Mohican And The Great Spirit

BN-LA870-H   Bobby Hutcherson/Carmen McRae/Earl Klugh - Blue Note Meets The L.A. Philharmonic

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Calvin Simmons (conductor)
"Hollywood Bowl", Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1977
19719National Anthem
Emanuel Boyd (tenor,soprano saxophone) Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone) George Cables (piano) James Leary (bass) Eddie Marshall (drums) Bobbye Porter (percussion) The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Calvin Simmons (conductor) Dale Oehler (arranger)
19720Slow Change
19721Now
19722Hello To The Wind
19723Now (reprise)
Marshall Otwell (piano) Andy Simpkins (bass) Joey Baron (drums) Carmen McRae (vocals) The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Calvin Simmons (conductor) Bill Holman (arranger)
19724Star Eyes
19725The Man I Love
19726Sunday
19727With One More Look At You
Onaje Allan Gumbs (keyboards -1,2) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Hubie Crawford (electric bass -1,2) Gene Dunlap (drums -1,2) Bobbye Hall (percussion -1,2) The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Calvin Simmons (conductor) Dick Hazard (arranger)
1. 19728Cabo Frio
2. 19730Angelina
3. 19729The Shadow Of Your Smile

BN-LA882-J2   Chick Corea - Circulus

Chick Corea (piano, percussion) Dave Holland (bass, percussion) Barry Altschul (drums, percussion)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, April 8, 1970
(tk.1)Drone
Anthony Braxton (alto,soprano saxophone, flute, clarinet, chimes) Chick Corea (piano, celeste, vibraphone) Dave Holland (bass, cello, guitar, percussion) Barry Altschul (drums, wood blocks, bass marimba)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, August 19, 1970
Percussion Piece
Anthony Braxton (alto,soprano saxophone, clarinet, contrabass clarinet) Chick Corea (piano, prepared piano, bass marimba, percussion) Dave Holland (bass, guitar) Barry Altschul (drums, bass, percussion, vibraphone, bass marimba)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, August 21, 1970
tk.1Quartet Piece, No. 1
tk.2Quartet Piece, No. 2
tk.3Quartet Piece, No. 3

BN-LA883-J2   Stanley Turrentine - Jubilee Shouts

Tommy Turrentine (trumpet) Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) George Tucker (bass) Al Harewood (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 20, 1961
tk.1Then I'll Be Tired Of You
tk.9My Girl Is Just Enough Woman For Me
tk.15Stolen Sweets
tk.22Fine Lil' Lass
tk.26Thomasville
tk.43Someone To Watch Over Me
Tommy Turrentine (trumpet) Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Sonny Clark (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Butch Warren (bass) Al Harewood (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 18, 1962
tk.9You Said It
tk.14Cotton Walk
tk.21Brother Tom
tk.26My Ship
tk.29Jubilee Shout
** same contents as Blue Note BLP 4065 + BST 84122 - 1 track.

BN-LA945-H   Horace Silver - Sterling Silver

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 10, 1956
tk.11Senor Blues (alt. take) (45 rpm version)
Donald Byrd (trumpet) Junior Cook (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Gene Taylor (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Bill Henderson (vocals -2)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, June 15, 1958
1. tk.9Tippin'
2. tk.11Senor Blues (vocal version)
Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Junior Cook (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Gene Taylor (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 30, 1959
tk.11How Did It Happen
Roy Brooks (drums) replaces Hayes
"Village Gate", NYC, May 19, 1961
tk.6It Ain't S'posed To Be Like That
same personnel
"Village Gate", NYC, May 20, 1961
Cool Eyes (alt. full version)
Blue Mitchell (trumpet -1) Junior Cook (tenor saxophone -1) Horace Silver (piano) Gene Taylor (bass) Roy Brooks (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 31, 1963
1. tk.14Sanctimonious Sam
2. tk.17Que Pasa
Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Junior Cook (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Gene Taylor (bass) Roy Brooks (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 28, 1964
1293 tk.11Sighin' And Cryin'