Blue Note Records Discography: 1961-1962

1961

Jackie McLean Quintet

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Pete LaRoca (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 8, 1961
tk.5Blues FunctionBlue Note BLP 4067
tk.7Cool Green-
tk.8Goin' Way Blues-
tk.11Goin' Way Blues (alt. take)Blue Note CDP 7 84067 2
tk.13Torchin' (alt. take)-
tk.15Torchin'Blue Note BLP 4067
tk.20Drew's Blues-
tk.20ABluesnikBlue Note BLP 4067, (J) BNJ-71106
* Blue Note BLP 4067, BST 84067, CDP 7 84067 2   Jackie McLean - Bluesnik
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-71106   Various Artists - Soho Blue

Kenny Dorham Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 15, 1961
tk.2"Philly" TwistBlue Note BLP 4063
tk.11Whistle Stop-
tk.19Windmill-
tk.20Sunset-
tk.25Sunrise In Mexico-
tk.31Dorham's Epitaph-
tk.34Buffalo-
* Blue Note BLP 4063, BST 84063, B1-28978   Kenny Dorham - Whistle Stop

Freddie Redd Sextet

Benny Bailey (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Tina Brooks (tenor saxophone) Freddie Redd (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Sir John Godfrey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 17, 1961
tk.2Love LostMosaic MR3-124
tk.6Somewhere-
tk.7Old Spice-
tk.11Blues For Betsy-
tk.18Now-
tk.20Cute Doot-
* Mosaic MR3-124, MD2-124   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Freddie Redd

Stanley Turrentine Quintet

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 YouBlue Note BN-LA883-J2, BLP 4065
tk.9My Girl Is Just Enough Woman For Me-
tk.15Stolen Sweets-
tk.21Fine Lil' Lass (alt. take)Blue Note CDP 7 84065 2
tk.22Fine Lil' LassBlue Note BN-LA883-J2, BLP 4065
tk.26Thomasville-
tk.41Just In TimeBlue Note CDP 7 84065 2
tk.43Someone To Watch Over MeBlue Note BN-LA883-J2, BLP 4065
* Blue Note BN-LA883-J2   Stanley Turrentine - Jubilee Shouts
* Blue Note BLP 4065   Stanley Turrentine - Comin' Your Way (not released)
= Blue Note CDP 7 84065 2   Stanley Turrentine - Comin' Your Way

Lou Donaldson Quartet

Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) "Baby Face" Willette (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Dave Bailey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 23, 1961
tk.1Watusi JumpBlue Note 45-1808, BLP 4066
tk.4Here 'TisBlue Note 45-1807, BLP 4066
tk.12Cool BluesBlue Note BLP 4066
tk.13Walk With Me-
tk.16A Foggy Day-
tk.17Untitled Donaldson Bluesrejected
* Blue Note BLP 4066, BST 84066   Lou Donaldson - Here 'Tis
* Blue Note 45-1808   Lou Donaldson - Watusi Jump, Part 1&2
* Blue Note 45-1807   Lou Donaldson - Here 'Tis, Part 1&2

Grant Green Trio

"Baby Face" Willette (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 28, 1961
tk.8A Wee Bit O' GreenBlue Note 45-1812, BLP 4064
tk.9Miss Ann's TempoBlue Note 45-1811, BLP 4064
tk.12'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do-
tk.14Baby's Minor LopeBlue Note BLP 4064
tk.18Lullaby Of The Leaves-
tk.21Blues For Willarene-
* Blue Note BLP 4064, BST 84064   Grant Green - Grant's First Stand
* Blue Note 45-1812   Grant Green - A Wee Bit O' Green, Part 1&2
* Blue Note 45-1811   Grant Green - Miss Ann's Tempo / 'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do

"Baby Face" Willette Quartet

Fred Jackson (tenor saxophone) "Baby Face" Willette (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 30, 1961
tk.7Face To FaceBlue Note BLP 4068
tk.8Face To Face (alt. take)Blue Note 7243 8 59382 2, (J) TOCJ-5941/44
tk.11Something StrangeBlue Note 45-1815, BLP 4068
tk.12Something Strange (alt. take)Blue Note 7243 8 59382 2, (J) TOCJ-5941/44
tk.17Whatever Lola WantsBlue Note BLP 4068
tk.18Goin' DownBlue Note 45-1816, BLP 4068
tk.19Swingin' At Sugar Ray'sBlue Note 45-1815, BLP 4068
tk.24High 'N' LowBlue Note BLP 4068
* Blue Note BLP 4068, BST 84068, 7243 8 59382 2   Baby Face Willette - Face To Face
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series
* Blue Note 45-1815   "Baby Face" Willette - Swingin' At Sugar Ray's / Something Strange
* Blue Note 45-1816   "Baby Face" Willette - Goin' Down, Part 1&2

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone) Bobby Timmons (piano) Jymie Merritt (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 12, 1961
Look At The Birdierejected
tk.8UnitedBlue Note (J) GXF-3060; Mosaic MR10-141
tk.15Ping Pong-
Mastermindrejected
Petty Larceny-
tk.27Blue ChingBlue Note (J) GXF-3060; Mosaic MR10-141
tk.28Pisces-
* Blue Note (J) GXF-3060, (J) GXK-8151   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Pisces
* Mosaic MR10-141, MD6-141   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Art Blakey's 1960 Jazz Messengers

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone) Bobby Timmons (piano -1/5) Walter Davis Jr. (piano -6,7) Jymie Merritt (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 18, 1961
1. tk.2Look At The BirdieBlue Note BST 84347
2. tk.4Mastermind-
3. tk.10Ping Pong-
4. tk.12Petty LarcenyBlue Note BLP 4156
5.Roots And Herbsrejected
6. tk.18-Blue Note BST 84347
7. tk.26United-
* Blue Note BST 84347   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Roots And Herbs
= Mosaic MR10-141, MD6-141   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Art Blakey's 1960 Jazz Messengers
* Blue Note BLP 4156, BST 84156, 7243 8 21287 2   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - The Freedom Rider
= Mosaic MR10-141, MD6-141   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Art Blakey's 1960 Jazz Messengers

Stanley Turrentine Quintet

Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) Grant Green (guitar) George Tucker (bass) Al Harewood (drums)
"Minton's Playhouse", NYC, 1st set, February 23, 1961
tk.1The Serpent's ToothBlue Note unissued
tk.2By Myself-
tk.3Blues-

Stanley Turrentine Quintet

Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) Grant Green (guitar) George Tucker (bass) Al Harewood (drums): same personnel
"Minton's Playhouse", NYC, 2nd set, February 23, 1961
tk.4Love For SaleBlue Note BLP 4070
tk.5In Your Own Sweet Wayunissued
tk.6Come Rain Or Come ShineBlue Note BLP 4070
tk.7But Not For MeBlue Note BLP 4069
* Blue Note BLP 4070, BST 84070   Stanley Turrentine - Up At Minton's, Vol. 2
* Blue Note BLP 4069, BST 84069   Stanley Turrentine - Up At Minton's, Vol. 1

Stanley Turrentine Quintet

Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) Grant Green (guitar) George Tucker (bass) Al Harewood (drums): same personnel
"Minton's Playhouse", NYC, 3rd set, February 23, 1961
tk.8Stanley's TimeBlue Note BLP 4069
tk.9Broadway-
tk.10Later At Minton'sBlue Note BLP 4070
tk.11YesterdaysBlue Note BLP 4069
tk.12Squeeze Meunissued
* Blue Note BLP 4069, BST 84069   Stanley Turrentine - Up At Minton's, Vol. 1
* Blue Note BLP 4070, BST 84070   Stanley Turrentine - Up At Minton's, Vol. 2

Stanley Turrentine Quintet

Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) Grant Green (guitar) George Tucker (bass) Al Harewood (drums): same personnel
"Minton's Playhouse", NYC, 4th set, February 23, 1961
tk.13Bluesunissued
tk.14Just In Time-
tk.15SummertimeBlue Note BLP 4070
tk.16This Can't Be Loveunissued
tk.17Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise-
tk.18I'll Remember April-
* Blue Note BLP 4070, BST 84070   Stanley Turrentine - Up At Minton's, Vol. 2

Tina Brooks Quintet

Johnny Coles (trumpet) Tina Brooks (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Wilbur Ware (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 2, 1961
tk.1DhyanaMosaic MR4-106
tk.6The Waiting Game-
tk.7Talkin' About-
tk.19David The King-
tk.21One For Myrtle-
tk.22Stranger In Paradise-
* Mosaic MR4-106   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of The Tina Brooks Quintets

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone) Bobby Timmons (piano) Jymie Merritt (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 14, 1961
tk.6The Witch Doctor (alt. take)Mosaic MR10-141
tk.14Those Who Sit And WaitBlue Note BST 84258
tk.21A Little Busy-
tk.23Joelle-
tk.28Afrique-
tk.29Lost And Found-
tk.30The Witch Doctor-
* Blue Note BST 84258   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - The Witch Doctor
= Mosaic MR10-141, MD6-141   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Art Blakey's 1960 Jazz Messengers

Horace Parlan Quintet

Tommy Turrentine (trumpet) Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) George Tucker (bass) Al Harewood (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 18, 1961
tk.1Ray C.Blue Note 45-1835, BLP 4074
tk.2On The Spur Of The Moment (alt. take)Blue Note 7243 8 21735 2; Mosaic MQ8-197
tk.3On The Spur Of The MomentBlue Note 45-1835, BLP 4074
tk.7And That I Am So In LoveBlue Note BLP 4074
tk.11Pyramid (alt. take)Blue Note 7243 8 21735 2, (J) TOCJ-5941/44; Mosaic MQ8-197
tk.17Skoo CheeBlue Note BLP 4074
tk.18Al's Tune-
tk.28Pyramid-
* Blue Note BLP 4074, BST 84074, 7243 8 21735 2   Horace Parlan - On The Spur Of The Moment
= Mosaic MQ8-197, MD5-197   The Complete Blue Note Horace Parlan Sessions
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series
* Blue Note 45-1835   Horace Parlan - On The Spur Of The Moment / Ray C.

Kenny Dorham Sextet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charles Davis (baritone saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Wilbur Ware (bass) Kai ??? (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 19, 1961
tk.9Mason Dixon LineBlue Note rejected
tk.20Blues Lament-
tk.24Cross "D" Tracks-
tk.26Blue Ching-
tk.27Spadesville-
tk.319 1/2 Street-

Hank Mobley Quintet

Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Grant Green (guitar -1/5) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 26, 1961
1. tk.3Smokin'Blue Note BLP 4080
2. tk.4Uh Huh-
3. tk.8The Best Things In Life Are Free-
4. tk.11Workout-
5. tk.15Greasin' Easy-
6. tk.21Three Coins In A FountainBlue Note BST 84431, (J) TOCJ-5941/44
* Blue Note BLP 4080, BST 84080, CDP 7 84080 2   Hank Mobley - Workout
* Blue Note BST 84431, CDP 7 84431 2   Hank Mobley - Another Workout
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series

Grant Green Trio

Grant Green (guitar) Ben Tucker (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 1, 1961
tk.2Green With EnvyBlue Note BLP 4071
tk.3Green With Envy (alt. take)Blue Note 7243 8 32088 2
tk.7Grant's DimensionsBlue Note BLP 4071
tk.9Alone Together (alt. take)Blue Note 7243 8 32088 2, (J) TOCJ-5941/44
tk.10Alone TogetherBlue Note BLP 4071
tk.16'Round Midnight-
tk.24Number One Green Street-
* Blue Note BLP 4071, BST 84071, B1-32088, 7243 8 32088 2   Grant Green - Green Street
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series

Freddie Hubbard Sextet

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.Blue Note BLP 4073, BN-LA496-H2
tk.6Hub CapBlue Note BLP 4073, BN-LA496-H2, BN-LA356-H2
tk.11Cry Me NotBlue Note 45-1810, BLP 4073, BN-LA496-H2, BN-LA356-H2
tk.14Plexus (alt. take)Blue Note CDP 7 84073 2
tk.15PlexusBlue Note BLP 4073, BN-LA496-H2
tk.18LuanaBlue Note BLP 4073, BN-LA496-H2, BN-LA356-H2
tk.21Osie MaeBlue Note 45-1810, BLP 4073, BN-LA496-H2
* Blue Note BLP 4073, BST 84073, CDP 7 84073 2   Freddie Hubbard - Hub Cap
* Blue Note BN-LA496-H2   Freddie Hubbard - Here To Stay
* Blue Note BN-LA356-H2   Freddie Hubbard Best Album
* Blue Note 45-1810   Freddie Hubbard - Osie Mae / Cry Me Not

Donald Byrd Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet -1/4,6,7) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Herbie Hancock (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Teddy Robinson (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 17, 1961
1. tk.3I'm An Old CowhandBlue Note LT-991
2. tk.6You're Next-
3. tk.10Great Got-
4. tk.13Chant-
5. tk.15Sophisticated Lady-
6. tk.19Cuterejected
7. tk.20That's AllBlue Note LT-991
* Blue Note LT-991   Donald Byrd - Chant

Lou Donaldson Quintet

Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Herman Foster (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Dave Bailey (drums) Alec Dorsey (congas -1/4,6/9)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 27, 1961
1. tk.1Glory Of LoveBlue Note 45-1832, BLP 4079
2. tk.3Glory Of Love (alt. take)Blue Note 7243 8 53357 2
3. tk.7Gravy TrainBlue Note 45-1830, BLP 4079
4. tk.9Gravy Train (alt. take)Blue Note 7243 8 53357 2, (J) TOCJ-5941/44
5. tk.11Polka Dots And MoonbeamsBlue Note 45-1831, BLP 4079
6. tk.12CandyBlue Note BLP 4079
7. tk.14South Of The BorderBlue Note 45-1831, BLP 4079
8. tk.15Twist TimeBlue Note BLP 4079
9. tk.19AvalonBlue Note 45-1832, BLP 4079
* Blue Note BLP 4079, BST 84079, 7243 8 53357 2   Lou Donaldson - Gravy Train
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series
* Blue Note 45-1832   Lou Donaldson - Glory Of Love / Avalon
* Blue Note 45-1830   Lou Donaldson - Gravy Train, Part 1&2
* Blue Note 45-1831   Lou Donaldson - Polka Dots And Moonbeams / South Of The Border

Donald Byrd Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Duke Pearson (piano) Laymon Jackson (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 2, 1961
tk.2Say You're MineBlue Note BLP 4075
tk.5Hello Bright Sunflower-
tk.8Each Time I Think Of You-
tk.10Duke's Mixture-
tk.14The Cat Walk-
tk.15Cute-
* Blue Note BLP 4075, BST 84075   Donald Byrd - The Cat Walk

Dexter Gordon Quintet

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.5I Was Doing All RightBlue Note BLP 4077
tk.10I Want MoreBlue Note CDP 7 84077 2, (J) TOCJ-5941/44
tk.12You've ChangedBlue Note BLP 4077, BN-LA393-H2
tk.13Society RedBlue Note BLP 4077
tk.20It's You Or No OneBlue Note BLP 4077, BN-LA393-H2
tk.18For Regulars Only (alt. take)Blue Note CDP 7 84077 2
tk.21For Regulars OnlyBlue Note BLP 4077
* Blue Note BLP 4077, BST 84077, CDP 7 84077 2   Dexter Gordon - Doin' Allright
* Blue Note BN-LA393-H2   Dexter Gordon Best Album
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series

Dexter Gordon Quartet

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.4LandslideBlue Note LT-1051, CDP 7 46544 2, (J) TOCJ-5941/44
tk.8Modal MoodBlue Note 45-1829, BLP 4083, BN-LA393-H2
tk.13Clear The DexBlue Note BLP 4083, BN-LA393-H2
tk.20Soul SisterBlue Note 45-1828, BLP 4083
tk.26SmileBlue Note BLP 4083
tk.28Ernie's TuneBlue Note 45-1829, BLP 4083, BN-LA393-H2
tk.32I Want MoreBlue Note BLP 4083
tk.34The End Of A Love AffairBlue Note BLP 4083, BN-LA393-H2
* Blue Note LT-1051   Dexter Gordon - Landslide
* Blue Note BLP 4083, BST 84083, CDP 7 46544 2   Dexter Gordon - Dexter Calling...
* Blue Note BN-LA393-H2   Dexter Gordon Best Album
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series
* Blue Note 45-1829   Dexter Gordon - Ernie's Tune / Modal Mood
* Blue Note 45-1828   Dexter Gordon - Soul Sister, Part 1&2

Horace Silver Quintet

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Junior Cook (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Gene Taylor (bass) Roy Brooks (drums)
"Village Gate", NYC, May 19, 1961
tk.1The Gringorejected
tk.2Kiss Me Right-
tk.3Doin' The ThingBlue Note 45-1818, BLP 4076
tk.4Filthy McNastyBlue Note 45-1817, BLP 4076, BST 84325
Cool Eyes (theme)Blue Note BLP 4076
tk.5Senor Bluesrejected
tk.6It Ain't S'posed To Be Like ThatBlue Note BN-LA945-H, (J) TOCJ-5941/44
tk.7The Gringorejected
tk.8Kiss Me Right-
tk.9Filthy McNasty-
tk.10Doin' The Thing-
Cool Eyes (theme)-
tk.11It Ain't S'posed To Be Like That-
tk.12The Gringo-
tk.13Kiss Me Right-
tk.14It Ain't S'posed To Be Like That-
tk.15Filthy McNasty-
Cool Eyes (theme)-
* Blue Note BLP 4076, BST 84076, CDP 7 84076 2   Horace Silver - Doin' The Thing
* Blue Note BST 84325   The Best Of Horace Silver
* Blue Note BN-LA945-H   Horace Silver - Sterling Silver
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series
* Blue Note 45-1818   Horace Silver - Doin' The Thing, Part 1&2
* Blue Note 45-1817   Horace Silver - Filthy McNasty, Part 1&2

Horace Silver Quintet

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Junior Cook (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Gene Taylor (bass) Roy Brooks (drums): same personnel
"Village Gate", NYC, May 20, 1961
Cool Eyes (alt. full version)Blue Note BN-LA945-H
tk.16It Ain't S'posed To Be Like Thatrejected
tk.17The GringoBlue Note BLP 4076
tk.18Filthy McNastyrejected
tk.19It Ain't S'posed To Be Like That-
tk.20Doin' The Thing-
tk.21Kiss Me RightBlue Note BLP 4076
tk.22The Gringorejected
tk.23Filthy McNasty-
tk.24Doin' The Thing-
tk.25It Ain't S'posed To Be Like That-
tk.26The Gringo-
tk.27Filthy McNasty-
Cool Eyes (theme)-
* Blue Note BN-LA945-H   Horace Silver - Sterling Silver
* Blue Note BLP 4076, BST 84076, CDP 7 84076 2   Horace Silver - Doin' The Thing

"Baby Face" Willette Trio

"Baby Face" Willette (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 22, 1961
tk.4Jumpin' JupiterBlue Note BLP 4084
tk.7Work Song-
tk.8Stop And Listen-
tk.11Chances Are Few-
tk.12Soul Walk-
tk.15At Last-
tk.16They Can't Take That Away From MeBlue Note 7243 8 28998 2, (J) TOCJ-5941/44
tk.18Willow Weep For MeBlue Note BLP 4084
* Blue Note BLP 4084, BST 84084, B1-28998, 7243 8 28998 2   Baby Face Willette - Stop And Listen
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Lee Morgan (trumpet -1,2,4/7) Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone -1,2,4/7) Bobby Timmons (piano -1,2,4/7) Jymie Merritt (bass -1,2,4/7) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 27, 1961
1. tk.2The Back Sliders (alt. take)Mosaic MR10-141
2. tk.4The Back SlidersBlue Note BST 84347
3. tk.6The Freedom RiderBlue Note BLP 4156
4. tk.7Tell It Like It Is-
5. tk.13El Toro-
6. tk.19Blue Lace-
7. tk.25UptightBlue Note (J) GXF-3060; Mosaic MR10-141
* Blue Note BST 84347   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Roots And Herbs
= Mosaic MR10-141, MD6-141   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Art Blakey's 1960 Jazz Messengers
* Blue Note BLP 4156, BST 84156, 7243 8 21287 2   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - The Freedom Rider
= Mosaic MR10-141, MD6-141   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Art Blakey's 1960 Jazz Messengers
* Blue Note (J) GXF-3060, (J) GXK-8151   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Pisces

Grant Green Quartet

Kenny Drew (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Tucker (bass) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 4, 1961
tk.3Come SunriseBlue Note BLP 4099
tk.11Freedom March-
tk.17Sunday Morning-
tk.19Exodus-
tk.21Tracin' TracyBlue Note 7243 8 52434 2, (J) TOCJ-5941/44
tk.23God Bless The ChildBlue Note BLP 4099
tk.26So What-
* Blue Note BLP 4099, BST 84099, 7243 8 52434 2   Grant Green - Sunday Mornin'
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series

Stanley Turrentine Trio

Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Shirley Scott (organ) Roy Brooks Jr. (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 8, 1961
tk.2YesterdaysBlue Note BLP 4081
tk.4My Shining Hour-
tk.5Troubles Of The World-
tk.12Wee Hour ThemeBlue Note 45-1814, BLP 4081
tk.14Nothing Ever Changes My Love For YouBlue Note BLP 4081
tk.15Dearly Beloved-
tk.17BaiaBlue Note 45-1814, BLP 4081
* Blue Note BLP 4081, BST 84081   Stanley Turrentine - Dearly Beloved
* Blue Note 45-1814   Stanley Turrentine - Wee Hour Theme / Baia

Horace Parlan Quintet

Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) Grant Green (guitar) George Tucker (bass) Al Harewood (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 18, 1961
tk.4Light BlueBlue Note BLP 4082
tk.8Up And Down-
tk.10The Book's Beat-
tk.14Fugee (alt. take)Mosaic MQ8-197
tk.15FugeeBlue Note BLP 4082
tk.16Lonely One-
tk.18The Other Part Of Town-
* Blue Note BLP 4082, BST 84082   Horace Parlan - Up And Down
= Mosaic MQ8-197, MD5-197   The Complete Blue Note Horace Parlan Sessions

Jimmy Smith Trio

Jimmy Smith (organ) Quentin Warren (guitar) Donald Bailey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 22, 1961
tk.3Here's To My LadyBlue Note 0946 3 85192 2 5
tk.7Straight Life-
tk.9Stuffy-
tk.10Minor Fare (alt. take)-
tk.12Minor Fare-
tk.14Star Dust-
tk.15Jimmy's Blues-
tk.16Swanee-
tk.17Sweet Sue, Just You-
tk.18Yes Sir, That's My Baby-
* Blue Note 0946 3 85192 2 5   Jimmy Smith - Straight Life

Grant Green Quartet

Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute) Jack McDuff (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Al Harewood (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 1, 1961
tk.3Green's GreeneryBlue Note CDP 7 46430 2, (J) TOCJ-5941/44
tk.8Blues In Maude's FlatBlue Note BLP 4086
tk.11My Funny Valentine-
tk.12Grantstand-
tk.15Old Folks-
Blue And Greenrejected
* Blue Note BLP 4086, BST 84086, CDP 7 46430 2   Grant Green - Grantstand
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris (piano) Andrew Simpkins (bass) Bill Dowdy (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 13, 1961
tk.1Shiny StockingsBlue Note BST 84434
tk.4SermonetteBlue Note 45-1856, BLP 4102
tk.9Work SongBlue Note BST 84434
tk.14Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea-
tk.15You Are My SunshineBlue Note 45-1855, BLP 4102
tk.16Nothin' But The Blues-
tk.17Dap's GrooveBlue Note 45-1856, BLP 4102
tk.18The Masquerade Is OverBlue Note BLP 4102
tk.19Hey There-
tk.21Walking The Floor Over YouBlue Note BST 84434
tk.22Sweet And Lovely-
tk.23Stompin' At The SavoyBlue Note BLP 4102
tk.24Little Girl Blue-
In A Mellow Tonerejected
tk.26Blue DanielBlue Note BST 84434
tk.27Street Of DreamsBlue Note BLP 4102
tk.29Wait A MinuteBlue Note BST 84434
tk.30Stairway To The Stars-
tk.32Billy Boyunissued
tk.33Lazy CatBlue Note BST 84434
Here We Comerejected
* Blue Note BST 84434, CDP 7 84434 2   The Three Sounds - Babe's Blues
* Blue Note BLP 4102, BST 84102   The Three Sounds - Hey There!
* Blue Note 45-1856   The Three Sounds - Sermonette / Dap's Groove
* Blue Note 45-1855   The Three Sounds - You Are My Sunshine / Nothin' But The Blues

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

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
ArabiaBlue Note BN-LA473-J2, CDP 7 84452 2
The Promised Land-
Down Underrejected
Children Of The Night-
Mosaic-
* Blue Note BN-LA473-J2   Art Blakey - Live Messengers
* Blue Note CDP 7 84452 2   Art Blakey Jazz Messengers - 3 Blind Mice, Vol. 2

Freddie Hubbard Sextet

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Bernard McKinney (euphonium -1/5,7) Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone -1/5,7) McCoy Tyner (piano) Art Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 21, 1961
1. tk.5ArietisBlue Note BLP 4085
2. tk.6Arietis (alt. take)Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44
3. tk.7Marie AntoinetteBlue Note BLP 4085
4. tk.10Marie Antoinette (alt. take)Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44
5. tk.12CrisisBlue Note BLP 4085, BN-LA356-H2
6. tk.13Weaver Of Dreams-
7. tk.16BirdlikeBlue Note BLP 4085
* Blue Note BLP 4085, BST 84085, B1-32094, 7243 8 32094 2   Freddie Hubbard - Ready For Freddie
* Blue Note BN-LA356-H2   Freddie Hubbard Best Album
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series

Grant Green Quartet

Horace Parlan (piano -1) Grant Green (guitar) Wilbur Ware (bass) Al Harewood (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 29, 1961
1.Love Walked Inrejected
2. tk.5I'll Remember AprilBlue Note (J) GXF-3071
3. tk.6You And The Night And The Music-
4. tk.9All The Things You Are-
5. tk.13If Had You (alt. take)Blue Note 7243 8 21284 2
6. tk.14If Had YouBlue Note (J) GXF-3071
7. tk.15I Remember You-
8. tk.17You Stepped Out Of A DreamBlue Note 7243 8 21284 2
9. tk.18Love Walked InBlue Note (J) GXF-3071
* Blue Note (J) GXF-3071, (J) GXK-8167   Grant Green - Remembering
* Blue Note 7243 8 21284 2   Grant Green - Standards

Leo Parker Sextet

John Burks (trumpet -1/8) Bill Swindell (tenor saxophone -1/8) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) Yusef Salim (piano) Stan Conover (bass) Purnell Rice (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 9, 1961
1. tk.4Gland LadBlue Note BLP 4087
2. tk.5Low Brown (alt. take)Blue Note CDP 7 84087 2
3. tk.6Low BrownBlue Note 45-1823, BLP 4087
4. tk.9Parker's Pals-
5. tk.11TCTBBlue Note BLP 4087
6. tk.18The Lion RoarBlue Note CDP 7 84087 2, (J) TOCJ-5941/44
7. tk.25ViBlue Note BLP 4087
8. tk.28Let Me Tell You 'Bout ItBlue Note 45-1822, BLP 4087
9. tk.31Blue Leo-
* Blue Note BLP 4087, BST 84087, (J) DY-5801-02, CDP 7 84087 2   Leo Parker - Let Me Tell You 'Bout It
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series
* Blue Note 45-1823   Leo Parker - Parker's Pals / Low Brown
* Blue Note 45-1822   Leo Parker - Blue Leo / Let Me Tell You 'Bout It

Stanley Turrentine Quintet

Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 13, 1961
tk.1For Heaven's SakeBlue Note BST 84424
tk.4The Lamp Is Low-
tk.6More Than You Know-
tk.7I Wish I Knew-
tk.10Z.T.'s Blues-
tk.13Be My Love-
tk.15The Way You Look Tonight-
* Blue Note BST 84424, CDP 7 84424 2   Stanley Turrentine - Z.T.'s Blues

Donald Byrd Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Herbie Hancock (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 21, 1961
tk.1Jorgie'sBlue Note 45-1854, BLP 4101
tk.6Shangri-LaBlue Note BLP 4101
tk.10HushBlue Note 45-1853, BLP 4101
tk.166 M's-
tk.19RequiemBlue Note BLP 4101
Child's Playrejected
tk.26I'm A Fool To Want YouBlue Note BLP 4101
* Blue Note BLP 4101, BST 84101   Donald Byrd - Royal Flush
* Blue Note 45-1854   Donald Byrd - Jorgie's, Part 1&2 (not released)
* Blue Note 45-1853   Donald Byrd - Hush / 6 M's

Lou Donaldson Quartet

Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Jack McDuff (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Joe Dukes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 25, 1961
tk.2PleaseBlue Note 7243 5 21436 2
tk.9People Will Say We're In Loverejected
tk.11Prisoner Of LoveBlue Note 7243 5 21436 2
tk.12The Man With A Horn-
Treesrejected
tk.20StardustBlue Note 7243 5 21436 2
tk.21Misty-
* Blue Note 7243 5 21436 2   Lou Donaldson - A Man With A Horn

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Jymie Merritt (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 2, 1961
tk.4Children Of The NightBlue Note BLP 4090
tk.6Mosaic-
tk.14Down Under-
tk.19Crisis-
tk.22Arabia-
* Blue Note BLP 4090, BST 84090, CDP 7 46523 2, B1-ST 46523   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Mosaic

Leo Parker Sextet

Dave Burns (trumpet) Bill Swindell (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) John Acea (piano) Stan Conover (bass) Purnell Rice (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 12, 1961
tk.1Rollin' With LeoBlue Note 45-1834, LT-1076
tk.8Music Hall BeatBlue Note LT-1076
Bad Girlrejected
Jumpin' Leo-
Stuffy-
Mad Lad Returns-
* Blue Note LT-1076, CDP 7 84095 2   Leo Parker - Rollin' With Leo
= Blue Note BST 84095   Leo Parker - Rollin' With Leo (also released)
* Blue Note 45-1834   Leo Parker - Rollin' With Leo / Talkin' The Blues (not released)

Leo Parker Sextet

Dave Burns (trumpet) Bill Swindell (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) John Acea (piano) Al Lucas (bass) Wilbert Hogan (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 20, 1961
Rollin' With Leorejected
Music Hall Beat-
tk.22Bad GirlBlue Note 45-1833, LT-1076
tk.27Mad Lad ReturnsBlue Note LT-1076
tk.30Stuffy-
tk.32Jumpin' Leo-
tk.37Talkin' The BluesBlue Note 45-1834, LT-1076
tk.38The Lion's RoarBlue Note 45-1833, LT-1076
* Blue Note LT-1076, CDP 7 84095 2   Leo Parker - Rollin' With Leo
= Blue Note BST 84095   Leo Parker - Rollin' With Leo (also released)
* Blue Note 45-1833   Leo Parker - The Lion's Roar / Bad Girl (not released)
* Blue Note 45-1834   Leo Parker - Rollin' With Leo / Talkin' The Blues (not released)

Jackie McLean Quintet

Tommy Turrentine (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Sonny Clark (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 26, 1961
tk.1EnitrnerrutBlue Note BLP 4089
tk.8Five Will Get You Ten-
tk.9Subdued-
tk.11A Fickle Sonance-
tk.13Lost-
tk.18Sundu-
* Blue Note BLP 4089, BST 84089   Jackie McLean - A Fickle Sonance

Grant Green Quartet

Sonny Clark (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Butch Warren (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 27, 1961
tk.4Woody'n You (take 4)Blue Note 7243 5 27548 2
tk.7Woody'n You (take 7)-
Lady Bird (incomplete)rejected
* Blue Note 7243 5 27548 2   Grant Green - First Session

Sonny Clark Quintet

Tommy Turrentine (trumpet) Charlie Rouse (tenor saxophone) Sonny Clark (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 13, 1961
tk.5Melody For C (alt. take)Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44
tk.7VoodooBlue Note BLP 4091
tk.11Zellmar's Delightunissued
tk.12Somethin' SpecialBlue Note BLP 4091
tk.17Midnight Mambo-
tk.18Melody For C-
tk.21Eric Walks-
* Blue Note BLP 4091, BST 84091, CDP 7 84091 2   Sonny Clark - Leapin' And Lopin'
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series

Sonny Clark Quartet

Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Sonny Clark (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 13, 1961
tk.24Deep In A DreamBlue Note BLP 4091
* Blue Note BLP 4091, BST 84091, CDP 7 84091 2   Sonny Clark - Leapin' And Lopin'

Ike Quebec Quartet

Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Freddie Roach (organ -1/8) Milt Hinton (bass) Al Harewood (drums -1/8)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 26, 1961
1. tk.4AcquittedBlue Note 45-1836, BLP 4093
2. tk.13Heavy SoulBlue Note 45-1837, BLP 4093
3. tk.14Just One More ChanceBlue Note 45-1836, BLP 4093
4. tk.20Que's DilemmaBlue Note 45-1839, BLP 4093
5. tk.24I Want A Little Girl-
6. tk.29Blues For IkeBlue Note 7243 8 32090 2, (J) TOCJ-5941/44
7. tk.30Brother, Can You Spare A DimeBlue Note 45-1838, BLP 4093
8. tk.32The Man I LoveBlue Note 45-1837, BLP 4093
9. tk.34Nature BoyBlue Note 45-1838, BLP 4093
* Blue Note BLP 4093, BST 84093, B1-32090, 7243 8 32090 2   Ike Quebec - Heavy Soul
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series
* Blue Note 45-1836   Ike Quebec - Acquitted / Just One More Chance (not released)
* Blue Note 45-1837   Ike Quebec - The Man I Love / Heavy Soul
* Blue Note 45-1839   Ike Quebec - Que's Dilemma / I Want A Little Girl (not released)
* Blue Note 45-1838   Ike Quebec - Nature Boy / Brother, Can You Spare A Dime

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Jymie Merritt (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 28, 1961
tk.4Moon River (alt. take)Blue Note CDP 7 84104 2
tk.6Moon RiverBlue Note BLP 4104
tk.8ContemplationBlue Note 45-1850, BLP 4104
tk.15Backstage SallyBlue Note CDP 7 84104 2
Reincarnation Bluesrejected
Shaky Jake-
Bu's Delight-
Shaky Jake-
tk.36Reincarnation Blues (alt. version)Blue Note CDP 7 84104 2
tk.37Bu's Delight (alt. version)-
* Blue Note BLP 4104, BST 84104, CDP 7 84104 2   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Buhaina's Delight
* Blue Note 45-1850   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Contemplation / Backstage Sally

Hank Mobley Quartet

Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 5, 1961
tk.2Gettin' And Jettin'Blue Note BST 84431
tk.8Out Of Joe's Bag-
tk.9Hank's Other Soul-
tk.15I Should Care-
tk.16Hello, Young Lovers-
* Blue Note BST 84431, CDP 7 84431 2   Hank Mobley - Another Workout

Ike Quebec Quartet

Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Freddie Roach (organ) Milt Hinton (bass) Al Harewood (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 9, 1961
tk.2A Light ReprieveBlue Note 45-1866, BLP 4105
tk.5It Might As Well Be SpringBlue Note 45-1867, BLP 4105
tk.7Lover ManBlue Note 45-1866, BLP 4105
M.D. Bouncerejected
tk.15Ol' Man RiverBlue Note BLP 4105
tk.21Willow Weep For Me-
tk.26Easy Don't HurtBlue Note 45-1867, BLP 4105
* Blue Note BLP 4105, BST 84105   Ike Quebec - It Might As Well Be Spring
* Blue Note 45-1866   Ike Quebec - Lover Man / A Light Reprieve (not released)
* Blue Note 45-1867   Ike Quebec - Easy Don't Hurt / It Might As Well Be Spring (not released)

Donald Byrd Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone) Herbie Hancock (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 11, 1961
tk.2Nai NaiBlue Note BLP 4118
tk.9French Spice-
tk.15Night Flower-
tk.20Three WishesBlue Note CDP 7 84118 2
tk.23Pentecostal FeelingBlue Note BLP 4118
tk.24Free Form-
* Blue Note BLP 4118, BST 84118, CDP 7 84118 2   Donald Byrd - Free Form

Tadd Dameron Octet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Sam Rivers (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Tadd Dameron (piano, arranger) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 14, 1961
tk.7The Elder SpeaksBlue Note 7243 5 21484 2
tk.19Bevan Beeps-
tk.22Lament For The Living-
tk.31Aloof Spoof-
* Blue Note 7243 5 21484 2   Various Artists - The Lost Sessions

Ike Quebec Quartet

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.3LikeBlue Note BLP 4098
tk.4Don't Take Your Love From Me-
tk.15Minor Impulse-
tk.17Blues For Charlie-
tk.22That Old MagicBlue Note CDP 7 84098 2
tk.26It's All Right With MeBlue Note CDP 7 84098 2, (J) TOCJ-5941/44
tk.28Blue And SentimentalBlue Note BLP 4098, BST 89904
* Blue Note BLP 4098, BST 84098, CDP 7 84098 2   Ike Quebec - Blue And Sentimental
* Blue Note BST 89904   Various Artists - Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz 1959-1969
= Blue Note BN-LA160-G2   Various Artists - Decades Of Jazz, Vol. 3
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Jymie Merritt (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 18, 1961
tk.1Reincarnation BluesBlue Note BLP 4104
tk.7Backstage SallyBlue Note 45-1850, BLP 4104
tk.10Bu's DelightBlue Note BLP 4104
tk.12Shaky Jake-
* Blue Note BLP 4104, BST 84104, CDP 7 84104 2   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Buhaina's Delight
* Blue Note 45-1850   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Contemplation / Backstage Sally

Grant Green Quartet + Ike Quebec

Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone -4) Sonny Clark (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 23, 1961
1. tk.3Moon RiverBlue Note (J) GXF-3058
2. tk.8On Green Dolphin Street-
3. tk.17What Is This Thing Called Love-
4. tk.24Count Every StarBlue Note BLP 4098, BST 84432
5. tk.25ShadrackBlue Note (J) GXF-3058
6. tk.26Gooden's Corner-
7. tk.27Two For One-
* Blue Note (J) GXF-3058, (J) GXK-8168   Grant Green - Gooden's Corner
= Mosaic MR5-133, MD4-133   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Grant Green With Sonny Clark
* Blue Note BLP 4098, BST 84098, CDP 7 84098 2   Ike Quebec - Blue And Sentimental
* Blue Note BST 84432, CDP 7 84432 2   Grant Green - Born To Be Blue
= Mosaic MR5-133, MD4-133   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Grant Green With Sonny Clark

1962

Stanley Turrentine Quartet

Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Les McCann (piano) Herbie Lewis (bass) Otis Finch (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 2, 1962
tk.1Soft Pedal BluesBlue Note 45-1846, BLP 4096
tk.6We'll See Yaw'll After While, Ya HeahBlue Note 45-1848, BLP 4096
tk.7Light BlueBlue Note BLP 4096
tk.9Light Blue (alt. take)Blue Note CDP 7 84096 2, (J) TOCJ-5941/44
tk.11Dorene Don't Cry, IBlue Note 45-1847, BLP 4096
tk.14Smile, StaceyBlue Note 45-1845, BLP 4096
tk.23PiaBlue Note 45-1847, BLP 4096
* Blue Note BLP 4096, BST 84096, CDP 7 84096 2   Stanley Turrentine - That's Where It's At
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series
* Blue Note 45-1846   Stanley Turrentine - Soft Pedal Blues, Part 1&2
* Blue Note 45-1848   Stanley Turrentine - We'll See Yaw'll After While, Ya Heah, Part 1&2
* Blue Note 45-1847   Stanley Turrentine - Pia / Dorene Don't Cry, I (not released)
* Blue Note 45-1845   Stanley Turrentine - Smile, Stacey, Part 1&2

Grant Green Quartet

Sonny Clark (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 13, 1962
tk.4Airegin (alt. take)Mosaic MR5-133
tk.5AireginBlue Note LT-1032
tk.7NancyMosaic MR5-133
tk.8I Concentrate On YouBlue Note LT-1032
tk.12The Things We Did Last Summer-
tk.21The Song Is You-
tk.24It Ain't Necessarily So-
* Blue Note LT-1032   Grant Green - Nigeria
= Mosaic MR5-133, MD4-133   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Grant Green With Sonny Clark

Ike Quebec Sextet

Bennie Green (trombone -1/5) Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone -1/5) Sonny Clark (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 20, 1962
1. tk.4Congo LamentBlue Note LT-1089, BST 84103
2. tk.12Que's Pill-
3. tk.15See See Rider-
4. tk.22B.G.'s Groove TwoBlue Note LT-1089, CDP 7 46846 2
5. tk.27I.Q. Shuffle-
6. tk.29I've Got A Crush On YouBlue Note BST 84103
7. tk.33Easy Living-
8. tk.35Nancy With The Laughing Face-
* Blue Note LT-1089   Ike Quebec - Congo Lament
* Blue Note BST 84103   Ike Quebec - Easy Living (not released)
= Blue Note CDP 7 46846 2   Ike Quebec - Easy Living

Jimmy Smith Trio

Jimmy Smith (organ) Quentin Warren (guitar) Donald Bailey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 23, 1962
tk.1Everybody Loves My BabyBlue Note 45-1851, BLP 4100
tk.2Ain't She Sweet-
tk.4Ain't Misbehavin'Blue Note BLP 4100
tk.7'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Dorejected
tk.8I've Found A New BabyBlue Note BLP 4100
tk.11Honeysuckle RoseBlue Note 45-1852, BLP 4100
tk.12Bess, You Is My Woman Nowrejected
tk.14Squeeze MeBlue Note BLP 4100
tk.16Lulu's Back In TownBlue Note 45-1852, BLP 4100
* Blue Note BLP 4100, BST 84100   Jimmy Smith - Plays Fats Waller
* Blue Note 45-1851   Jimmy Smith - Ain't She Sweet / Everybody Loves My Baby
* Blue Note 45-1852   Jimmy Smith - Lulu's Back In Town / Honeysuckle Rose

Art Blakey And The Afro-Drum Ensemble

Yusef Lateef (oboe, tenor saxophone, flute, cowbell, thumb piano) Ahmed Abdul-Malik (bass) Art Blakey (drums, timpani, gong, telegraph drums) Montego Joe (Bambara drums, double gong, corboro drums, log drums) James Ola Folami (congas) Chief Bay (congas, telegraph drums, double gong) Curtis Fuller (timpani) Robert Crowder (bata drum, congas) Garvin Masseaux (chekere, African maracas, congas) Solomon Ilori (vocals, penny whistle, talking drum)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 24, 1962
tk.1Prayer By Solomon G. IloriBlue Note BLP 4097
tk.2/4Ife L'ayo (There Is Happiness In Love)Blue Note 45-1849, BLP 4097
tk.10Ero Ti Nr'ojejeBlue Note BLP 4097
tk.16The Mystery Of Love-
tk.17Ayiko Ayiko (Welcome, Welcome My Darling)-
tk.25Obirin African (Woman Of Africa)Blue Note 45-1849, BLP 4097
tk.26Tobi IluBlue Note BLP 4097
* Blue Note BLP 4097, BST 84097   Art Blakey And The Afro-Drum Ensemble - The African Beat
* Blue Note 45-1849   Art Blakey And The Afro-Drum Ensemble - Ife L'ayo / Obirin African

Grant Green Quartet

Sonny Clark (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 31, 1962
tk.4My Favorite ThingsBlue Note (J) GXF-3065
tk.5Hip Funk-
tk.6Oleo-
tk.8Oleo (alt. take)Mosaic MR5-133
tk.11Little Girl BlueBlue Note (J) GXF-3065
tk.15Tune Up-
LamentBlue Note rejected
* Blue Note (J) GXF-3065, (J) GXK-8169   Grant Green - Oleo
= Mosaic MR5-133, MD4-133   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Grant Green With Sonny Clark

The Three Sounds + Ike Quebec

Gene Harris (piano, organ) Andrew Simpkins (bass) Bill Dowdy (drums) + Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone -9)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 4, 1962
1. tk.2Sometimes I'm HappyBlue Note 7243 8 21281 2
2. tk.4Easy Does Itunissued
3. tk.6Azule SerapeBlue Note 7243 8 21281 2
4. tk.7Out Of This WorldBlue Note BLP 4197
5. tk.9Girl Of My Dreams-
6. tk.10Old Lamplighterunissued
7. tk.11Just In TimeBlue Note BLP 4197
8. tk.14I Thought About Youunissued
9. tk.18Blues On TrialBlue Note 7243 8 21281 2
10. tk.20Softly, As In A Morning Sunriseunissued
11. tk.22Makin' WhoopeeBlue Note 7243 8 21281 2
12. tk.23For Dancers Only-
13. tk.24Nature Boyunissued
14. tk.25Remember-
15. tk.26Wadin'-
16. tk.27Mountain Greenery-
17. tk.29What A Difference A Day Makes-
18. tk.30Tadd's DelightBlue Note 7243 8 21281 2
* Blue Note BLP 4197, BST 84197   The Three Sounds - Out Of This World
* Blue Note 7243 8 21281 2   Gene Harris/The Three Sounds - Standards

Fred Jackson Quartet

Fred Jackson (tenor saxophone) Earl Van Dyke (organ) Willie Jones (guitar) Wilbert Hogan (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 5, 1962
tk.4Dippin' In The BagBlue Note 45-1842, BLP 4094
tk.11That's Where It's AtBlue Note BLP 4094
tk.12Easin' On DownBlue Note 45-1843, BLP 4094
tk.13Southern ExposureBlue Note 45-1844, BLP 4094
tk.20Preach BrotherBlue Note 45-1843, BLP 4094
tk.22Hootin' 'N Tootin'Blue Note 45-1842, BLP 4094
tk.24Way Down HomeBlue Note BLP 4094
* Blue Note BLP 4094, BST 84094, 7243 8 21819 2   Fred Jackson - Hootin' 'N Tootin'
* Blue Note 45-1842   Fred Jackson - Dippin' In The Bag / Hootin' 'N Tootin'
* Blue Note 45-1843   Fred Jackson - Preach Brother / Easin' On Down
* Blue Note 45-1844   Fred Jackson - Southern Exposure, Part 1&2 (not released)

Ike Quebec Quartet

Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Earl Van Dyke (organ) Willie Jones (guitar) Wilbert Hogan (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 5, 1962
tk.28IntermezzoBlue Note 45-1840, LT-1052
tk.32But Not For MeBlue Note 45-1841, LT-1052
tk.34All The Way-
tk.37All Of MeBlue Note 45-1840, LT-1052
* Blue Note LT-1052   Ike Quebec - With A Song In My Heart
= Mosaic MR3-121, MD2-121   The Complete Blue Note 45 Sessions Of Ike Quebec
* Blue Note 45-1840   Ike Quebec - Intermezzo / All Of Me
* Blue Note 45-1841   Ike Quebec - All The Way / But Not For Me (not released)

Ike Quebec Quintet

Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Earl Van Dyke (organ) Willie Jones (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Wilbert Hogan (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 13, 1962
tk.3How Long Has This Been Going OnBlue Note LT-1052
tk.6What Is There To Say-
Gone With The Windrejected
tk.15ImaginationBlue Note LT-1052
tk.24With A Song In My Heart-
tk.27There Is No Greater Love-
Be My Loverejected
* Blue Note LT-1052   Ike Quebec - With A Song In My Heart
= Mosaic MR3-121, MD2-121   The Complete Blue Note 45 Sessions Of Ike Quebec

Grant Green Quintet

Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Sonny Clark (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 1, 1962
tk.4Someday My Prince Will ComeBlue Note BST 84432
tk.11If I Should Lose You-
tk.15My One And Only Love-
tk.20Back In Your Own Backyard-
tk.23Born To Be Blue-
tk.24Born To Be Blue (alt. take)Blue Note CDP 7 84432 2; Mosaic MR5-133
tk.29Cool Blues-
tk.31Outer Space-
* Blue Note BST 84432, CDP 7 84432 2   Grant Green - Born To Be Blue
= Mosaic MR5-133, MD4-133   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Grant Green With Sonny Clark

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris (piano) Andrew Simpkins (bass) Bill Dowdy (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 7, 1962
tk.1You Make Me Feel So YoungBlue Note BLP 4197
tk.2I'll Be Around (long version)unissued
tk.3I'll Be AroundBlue Note BLP 4197
tk.4Secret LoveBlue Note BLP 4155
tk.5Over The Rainbowunissued
tk.6Oh Well, Oh WellBlue Note BLP 4155
tk.7Black Orchid-
tk.8A Foggy Day-
tk.10For All We Know-
* Blue Note BLP 4197, BST 84197   The Three Sounds - Out Of This World
* Blue Note BLP 4155, BST 84155, 7243 8 21289 2   The Three Sounds - Black Orchid

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris (piano) Andrew Simpkins (bass) Bill Dowdy (drums): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 8, 1962
Crazy Rhythmrejected
tk.12My Silent LoveBlue Note BLP 4197
It's A Wonderful Worldrejected
tk.16Babe's BluesBlue Note BST 84434
tk.17Sanctified SueBlue Note BLP 4197
tk.18Saucer EyesBlue Note BLP 4155
tk.19Don't Go, Don't Go-
tk.20Out Of The PastBlue Note BLP 4197
tk.21At LastBlue Note BLP 4155
* Blue Note BLP 4197, BST 84197   The Three Sounds - Out Of This World
* Blue Note BST 84434, CDP 7 84434 2   The Three Sounds - Babe's Blues
* Blue Note BLP 4155, BST 84155, 7243 8 21289 2   The Three Sounds - Black Orchid

Jackie McLean Quartet

Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Walter Davis Jr. (piano) Herbie Lewis (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 19, 1962
tk.6Melody For MelonaeBlue Note BLP 4106
tk.8I'll Keep Loving You-
tk.12Rene-
tk.13Omega-
* Blue Note BLP 4106, BST 84106, CDP 7 46527 2   Jackie McLean - Let Freedom Ring

Dodo Greene

Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Sir Charles Thompson (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Al Harewood (drums) Dodo Greene (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 2, 1962
tk.5Little Things Mean A LotBlue Note 45-1859, BLP 9001
tk.14Down By The RiversideBlue Note 45-1861, BLP 9001
tk.18Trouble In MindBlue Note 45-1858, BLP 9001
tk.19Let There Be Love-
* Blue Note BLP 9001, BST 89001, 7243 8 52442 2   Dodo Greene - My Hour Of Need
* Blue Note 45-1859   Dodo Greene - You Are My Sunshine / Little Things Mean A Lot
* Blue Note 45-1861   Dodo Greene - I'll Never Stop Loving You / Down By The Riverside (not released)
* Blue Note 45-1858   Dodo Greene - Trouble In Mind / Let There Be Love (not released)

Fred Jackson Sextet

Fred Jackson (tenor saxophone) Earl Van Dyke (organ) Willie Jones (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Wilbert Hogan (drums) unknown (congas, shakers)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 9, 1962
tk.9Minor ExposureBlue Note 7243 8 21819 2
tk.18Little Freddie-
tk.19Teena-
tk.23Mr. B.J.-
tk.30Stretchin' Out-
tk.33Egypt Land-
tk.35On The Spot-
* Blue Note 7243 8 21819 2   Fred Jackson - Hootin' 'N Tootin'

Dodo Greene

Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Sir Charles Thompson (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Herbie Lewis (bass) Billy Higgins (drums) Dodo Greene (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 17, 1962
tk.5I Won't Cry AnymoreBlue Note 45-1857, BLP 9001
tk.7Lonesome RoadBlue Note 45-1860, BLP 9001
tk.14There Must Be A Way-
tk.20You Are My SunshineBlue Note 45-1859, BLP 9001
tk.30My Hour Of NeedBlue Note 45-1857, BLP 9001
tk.32I'll Never Stop Loving YouBlue Note 45-1861, BLP 9001
* Blue Note BLP 9001, BST 89001, 7243 8 52442 2   Dodo Greene - My Hour Of Need
* Blue Note 45-1857   Dodo Greene - My Hour Of Need / I Won't Cry Anymore
* Blue Note 45-1860   Dodo Greene - Lonesome Road / There Must Be A Way
* Blue Note 45-1859   Dodo Greene - You Are My Sunshine / Little Things Mean A Lot
* Blue Note 45-1861   Dodo Greene - I'll Never Stop Loving You / Down By The Riverside (not released)

Grant Green Sextet

John Acea (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Willie Bobo (drums) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas -1/4,6,7) Garvin Masseaux (chekere -1/4,6,7)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 26, 1962
1. tk.2Mambo InnBlue Note 45-1870, BLP 4111
2. tk.4My Little Suede ShoesBlue Note BLP 4111
3. tk.7Brazil-
4. tk.11Besame MuchoBlue Note 45-1870, BLP 4111
5. tk.14Blues For JuanitaBlue Note 7243 8 37645 2
6. tk.15Tico TicoBlue Note BLP 4111
7. tk.16Mama Inez-
* Blue Note BLP 4111, BST 84111, 7243 8 37645 2   Grant Green - The Latin Bit
* Blue Note 45-1870   Grant Green - Mambo Inn / Besame Mucho (not released)

Don Wilkerson Quintet

Don Wilkerson (tenor saxophone) John Acea (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Willie Bobo (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 3, 1962
tk.5Drawin' A TipBlue Note BLP 4121
tk.6Senorita Eula-
tk.9Poor Butterfly-
tk.13Scrappy-
tk.15San Antonio Rose-
tk.17Naughty Neenierejected
tk.22Lone Star ShuffleBlue Note BLP 4121
* Blue Note BLP 4121, BST 84121   Don Wilkerson - Elder Don

Dexter Gordon Quintet

Tommy Turrentine (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Sir Charles Thompson (piano) Al Lucas (bass) Willie Bobo (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 5, 1962
tk.11Serenade In BlueBlue Note LT-1051
tk.12You Said It-
tk.19Love Locked Out-
Six Bits Jonesrejected
McSplivens-
How Now-
* Blue Note LT-1051   Dexter Gordon - Landslide

Lou Donaldson Quintet

Tommy Turrentine (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) "Big" John Patton (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 9, 1962
tk.4Spaceman TwistBlue Note 45-1895, BLP 4108
tk.8People Will Say We're In LoveBlue Note CDP 7 84108 2
tk.13That's AllBlue Note 45-1869, BLP 4108
tk.15Funky MamaBlue Note 45-1868, BLP 4108
tk.19Love Walked InBlue Note BLP 4108
tk.20Sow Belly Blues-
tk.23Nice 'N' Greasy-
* Blue Note BLP 4108, BST 84108, CDP 7 84108 2   Lou Donaldson - The Natural Soul
* Blue Note 45-1895   Lou Donaldson - Spaceman Twist, Part 1&2
* Blue Note 45-1869   Lou Donaldson - That's All, Part 1&2 (not released)
* Blue Note 45-1868   Lou Donaldson - Funky Mama, Part 1&2

Sonny Stitt Quintet

Sonny Stitt (alto,tenor saxophone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Don Patterson (organ) Paul Weedon (guitar) Billy James (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 14, 1962
tk.4Lady Be GoodBlue Note 7243 8 34200 2
tk.6 or 7unknown title, No. 1rejected
tk.10There Will Never Be Another You-
tk.11unknown title, No. 1-
tk.12 or 13unknown title, No. 2 (Charleston)-
tk.14Bye Bye Blackbird-
* Blue Note 7243 8 34200 2   Dexter Gordon - The Complete Blue Note Sixties Sessions

Ike Quebec Quintet

Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Freddie Roach (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Butch Warren (bass) Wilbert Hogan (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 25, 1962
Sonny BoyBlue Note rejected
Take Your Shoes Off-
Cop 'N Blo-
Early Morning Shuffle-
Travelin'-
Born To Be Blue-
Throwing A Brick-

Herbie Hancock Quintet

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 PocketsBlue Note BLP 4109, BN-LA399-H2
tk.3Empty Pockets (alt. take)Blue Note 7243 8 37643 2
tk.4Three Bags FullBlue Note 45-1862, BLP 4109, BN-LA399-H2
tk.5Three Bags Full (alt. take)Blue Note 7243 8 37643 2
tk.6Watermelon ManBlue Note 45-1862, BLP 4109, BST 89907, BST2 84433, (J) NP-2012, (J) NP-9020C
tk.7Watermelon Man (alt. take)Blue Note 7243 8 37643 2
tk.10The MazeBlue Note BLP 4109
tk.13Driftin'Blue Note 45-1863, BLP 4109, BN-LA399-H2
tk.20Alone And IBlue Note 45-1863, BLP 4109
* Blue Note BLP 4109, BST 84109, CDP 7 46506 2, 7243 8 37643 2   Herbie Hancock - Takin' Off
* Blue Note BN-LA399-H2   Herbie Hancock Best Album
* Blue Note BST 89907   The Best Of Herbie Hancock
* Blue Note BST2 84433   Various Artists - The Best Of Blue Note, Vol. 2
* Blue Note (J) NP-9020C   Various Artists - Blue Note Jazz
* Blue Note 45-1862   Herbie Hancock - Watermelon Man / Three Bags Full
* Blue Note (J) NP-2012   Herbie Hancock - Watermelon Man, Part 1&2
* Blue Note 45-1863   Herbie Hancock - Driftin' / Alone And I

Ike Quebec Quintet

Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Freddie Roach (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Butch Warren (bass) Wilbert Hogan (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 1, 1962
tk.8Take Your Shoes OffBlue Note rejected
tk.13Cop 'N Blo-
tk.20Sonny Boy-
tk.32Throwing A Brick-
tk.40Early Morning Shuffle-
tk.44Travelin'-

Jackie McLean Quintet

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 MinorsBlue Note BN-LA483-H2, BLP 4116
tk.6Iddy Bitty-
tk.10The Way I Feel-
tk.13Marilyn's Dilemma-
tk.14Blues In A Jiff-
tk.15Blues For Jackie-
* Blue Note BN-LA483-H2   Jackie McLean - Hipnosis
* Blue Note BLP 4116   Jackie McLean Quintet (not released)
= Blue Note (J) LNJ-80118, (J) BRP-8035   Jackie McLean Quintet

Don Wilkerson Sextet

Don Wilkerson (tenor saxophone, tambourine) Sonny Clark (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Butch Warren (bass) Billy Higgins (drums) Jual Curtis (tambourine -5,6)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 18, 1962
1. tk.3Jeanie-WeenieBlue Note 45-1865, BLP 4107
2. tk.4Pigeon PeasBlue Note BLP 4107
3. tk.6Eldorado Shuffle-
4. tk.8Homesick BluesBlue Note 45-1864, BLP 4107
5. tk.9Camp Meetin'-
6. tk.13Dem TambourinesBlue Note 45-1865, BLP 4107, (J) BNJ-71106
* Blue Note BLP 4107, BST 84107   Don Wilkerson - Preach Brother!
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-71106   Various Artists - Soho Blue
* Blue Note 45-1865   Don Wilkerson - Jeanie-Weenie / Dem Tambourines (not released)
* Blue Note 45-1864   Don Wilkerson - Homesick Blues / Camp Meetin'

Fred Jackson Quintet

Fred Jackson (tenor saxophone, cowbell) "Big" John Patton (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Herbie Lewis (bass) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 21, 1962
tk.5'T Ain't No Big Thingrejected
Peace Pipe-
tk.14Cowbell BoogieBlue Note 7243 5 21484 2
Jacksonvillerejected
* Blue Note 7243 5 21484 2   Various Artists - The Lost Sessions

Dexter Gordon Quintet

Dave Burns (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Sonny Clark (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 25, 1962
tk.6Blue GardeniaBlue Note LT-1051
tk.12Second Balcony Jump-
tk.21Six Bits Jones-
Three O'Clock In The Morningrejected
McSplivens-
My Heart Stood Still-
* Blue Note LT-1051   Dexter Gordon - Landslide

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris (piano) Andrew Simpkins (bass) Bill Dowdy (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 27, 1962
tk.4My Romanceunissued
tk.6El Dormido-
tk.7June Night-
tk.8But Beautiful-
tk.11There They Go-
tk.12The Best Things In Life Are FreeBlue Note 7243 8 21281 2
tk.13Cry Me A River-
tk.14Back HomeBlue Note 7243 8 21289 2
tk.18You Dig It-
tk.21Moon Riverunissued
tk.22In A Little Spanish Town-
tk.24AgainBlue Note 7243 8 21281 2
tk.25Theme For M SquadBlue Note 7243 8 21289 2
* Blue Note 7243 8 21281 2   Gene Harris/The Three Sounds - Standards
* Blue Note 7243 8 21289 2   The Three Sounds - Black Orchid

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris (piano) Andrew Simpkins (bass) Bill Dowdy (drums): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 28, 1962
tk.30WitchcraftBlue Note 7243 8 21281 2
tk.31ABlues For Bethunissued
tk.32Stay As Sweet As You AreBlue Note 7243 8 21281 2
Drivin' Homerejected
tk.36For Me And My Galunissued
tk.39Red Sails In The SunsetBlue Note 7243 8 21281 2
* Blue Note 7243 8 21281 2   Gene Harris/The Three Sounds - Standards

Horace Silver Quintet

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Junior Cook (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Gene Taylor (bass) John Harris Jr. (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 13, 1962
tk.3The Tokyo BluesBlue Note 45-1871, BLP 4110, BST 84325, (J) BNJ-71106
Ah! Sorejected
tk.9Sayonara BluesBlue Note 45-1872, BLP 4110
Too Much Sakerejected
* Blue Note BLP 4110, BST 84110   Horace Silver - The Tokyo Blues
* Blue Note BST 84325   The Best Of Horace Silver
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-71106   Various Artists - Soho Blue
* Blue Note 45-1871   Horace Silver - The Tokyo Blues, Part 1&2
* Blue Note 45-1872   Horace Silver - Sayonara Blues, Part 1&2

Horace Silver Quintet

Blue Mitchell (trumpet -1,3) Junior Cook (tenor saxophone -1,3) Horace Silver (piano) Gene Taylor (bass) John Harris Jr. (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 14, 1962
1. tk.20Ah! SoBlue Note BLP 4110
2. tk.21Cherry BlossomBlue Note BLP 4110, BN-LA474-H2
3. tk.24Too Much SakeBlue Note 45-1873, BLP 4110
* Blue Note BLP 4110, BST 84110   Horace Silver - The Tokyo Blues
* Blue Note BN-LA474-H2   Horace Silver - The Trio Sides
* Blue Note 45-1873   Horace Silver - Too Much Sake, Part 1&2

Stanley Turrentine Sextet

Tommy Turrentine (trumpet) Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Herbie Hancock (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Butch Warren (bass) Roger Humphries (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 3, 1962
You Said ItBlue Note rejected
Jubilee Shout-
Brother Tom-

Freddie Roach Quartet

Percy France (tenor saxophone) Freddie Roach (organ) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Clarence Johnston (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 23, 1962
tk.3Lion DownBlue Note 45-1880, BLP 4113
tk.10Ahm MizBlue Note BLP 4113
tk.17Lujon-
tk.18De BugBlue Note 45-1880, BLP 4113
tk.19Althea SoonBlue Note BLP 4113
tk.23More Mileage-
* Blue Note BLP 4113, BST 84113   Freddie Roach - Down To Earth
* Blue Note 45-1880   Freddie Roach - De Bug / Lion Down (not released)

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Sonny Clark (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 27, 1962
tk.3Three O'Clock In The MorningBlue Note BLP 4112, BST2 84433
tk.4Second Balcony JumpBlue Note BLP 4112
tk.6Where Are You-
tk.8Cheese Cake-
tk.12I Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To Dry-
tk.13Love For Sale-
* Blue Note BLP 4112, BST 84112, CDP 7 46094 2, B1-ST 46094   Dexter Gordon - Go!
* Blue Note BST2 84433   Various Artists - The Best Of Blue Note, Vol. 2

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Sonny Clark (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Billy Higgins (drums): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 29, 1962
tk.3McSplivensBlue Note BLP 4133
tk.6The Back Bone-
tk.15Soy CalifaBlue Note BLP 4133, BN-LA393-H2
tk.21You Stepped Out Of A DreamBlue Note BLP 4133
tk.20Until The Real Thing Comes Along-
tk.22Don't ExplainBlue Note BLP 4133, BN-LA393-H2
* Blue Note BLP 4133, BST 84133, CDP 7 84133 2   Dexter Gordon - A Swingin' Affair
* Blue Note BN-LA393-H2   Dexter Gordon Best Album

Grant Green Sextet

Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Sonny Clark (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Willie Bobo (drums) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 7, 1962
tk.5GrenadaMosaic MR5-133; Blue Note 7243 8 37645 2
tk.12Hey There-
* Mosaic MR5-133, MD4-133   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Grant Green With Sonny Clark
* Blue Note 7243 8 37645 2   Grant Green - The Latin Bit

Sheila Jordan

Barry Galbraith (guitar) Steve Swallow (bass) Denzil Best (drums) Sheila Jordan (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 19, 1962
tk.8Falling In Love With LoveBlue Note BLP 9002
tk.13Am I Blue-
tk.19Dat Dere-
tk.22If You Could See Me Now-
tk.27Baltimore Oriole-
tk.31When The World Was Young-
* Blue Note BLP 9002, BST 89002, CDP 7 89002 2   Sheila Jordan - Portrait Of Sheila

Dodo Greene

Eddie Chamblee, Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Edwin Swanston (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Jual Curtis (drums) unknown, Dionne Warwick (tambourine) Dodo Greene (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 24, 1962
tk.6You Don't Know MeBlue Note 7243 8 52442 2
Nothing Like True Loverejected
Jazz In My Soul-
tk.26Not One TearBlue Note 7243 8 52442 2
tk.28I Hear-
tk.38Time After Time-
* Blue Note 7243 8 52442 2   Dodo Greene - My Hour Of Need

Jackie McLean Quartet

Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Sonny Clark (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 28, 1962
tk.5Nursery BluesBlue Note (J) GXF-3062
tk.8Two For One (alt. take 1)Blue Note CDP 7 84427 2
tk.9Two For One (alt. take 2)-
tk.11Rainy BluesBlue Note (J) GXF-3062
tk.15Tippin' The Scales (alt. take)Blue Note CDP 7 84427 2
tk.16Tippin' The ScalesBlue Note (J) GXF-3062
tk.17Nicely-
tk.20Cabin In The Sky-
tk.21Two For One-
* Blue Note (J) GXF-3062, (J) GXK-8160, BST 84427, CDP 7 84427 2   Jackie McLean - Tippin' The Scales

Ike Quebec Quintet

Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Willie Bobo (drums) Garvin Masseaux (chekere)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 5, 1962
tk.2Loie (alt. take)Blue Note 7243 8 52443 2
tk.3LoieBlue Note 45-1874, BLP 4114
tk.7LiebestraumBlue Note 45-1875, BLP 4114
tk.8Lloro Tu DespedidaBlue Note 45-1874, BLP 4114
tk.10Shu Shu (alt. take)Blue Note 7243 8 52443 2
tk.13Shu ShuBlue Note 45-1875, BLP 4114
tk.18Favela (alt. take)Blue Note 7243 8 52443 2
tk.19FavelaBlue Note BLP 4114
tk.24Linda Flor-
tk.27Me 'N You-
tk.35Goin' Home-
tk.38Blue SambaBlue Note 45-1876, BLP 4114
* Blue Note BLP 4114, BST 84114, 7243 8 52443 2   Ike Quebec - Bossa Nova Soul Samba
* Blue Note 45-1874   Ike Quebec - Loie / Lloro Tu Despedida
* Blue Note 45-1875   Ike Quebec - Liebestraum / Shu Shu
* Blue Note 45-1876   Ike Quebec - Blue Samba, Part 1&2

Freddie Hubbard Quintet

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) James Spaulding (alto saxophone, flute) Herbie Hancock (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Clifford Jarvis (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 10, 1962
tk.3You're My EverythingBlue Note BLP 4115
tk.4You're My Everything (alt. take)Blue Note CDP 7 84115 2
tk.5Lament For BookerBlue Note BLP 4115
tk.7For Spee's Sake-
tk.8For Spee's Sake (alt. take)Blue Note CDP 7 84115 2
tk.14Prophet JenningsBlue Note BLP 4115
tk.19Hub-Tones (alt. take)Blue Note CDP 7 84115 2
tk.20Hub-TonesBlue Note BLP 4115
* Blue Note BLP 4115, BST 84115, CDP 7 46507 2, CDP 7 84115 2, B1-ST 84115   Freddie Hubbard - Hub-Tones

Sheila Jordan

Barry Galbraith (guitar) Steve Swallow (bass) Denzil Best (drums) Sheila Jordan (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 12, 1962
Laugh, Clown, Laughrejected
tk.43I'm A Fool To Want YouBlue Note BLP 9002
tk.46Hum Drum Blues-
tk.59Willow Weep For Me-
tk.61Let's Face The Music And Dance-
tk.65Who Can I Turn To Now-
tk.66Laugh, Clown, Laugh-
* Blue Note BLP 9002, BST 89002, CDP 7 89002 2   Sheila Jordan - Portrait Of Sheila

Gene Harris Trio

Gene Harris (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Al Harewood (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 15, 1962
tk.4Untitled BluesBlue Note rejected
tk.5Untitled Fast Blues-
tk.6Georgia On My Mind-
tk.10Playmates-
tk.11Please Send Me Someone To Love-
tk.15Sack O' Woe-

Stanley Turrentine Sextet

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 ItBlue Note BN-LA883-J2, BST 84122
tk.14Cotton Walk-
tk.19Little Girl Blue (You Better Go Now)Blue Note BST 84122
tk.21Brother TomBlue Note BN-LA883-J2, BST 84122
tk.26My Ship-
tk.29Jubilee Shout-
* Blue Note BN-LA883-J2   Stanley Turrentine - Jubilee Shouts
* Blue Note BST 84122   Stanley Turrentine - Jubilee Shout!!! (also released)
= Blue Note CDP 7 84122 2   Stanley Turrentine - Jubilee Shout!!!

Dodo Greene

Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) John Acea (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Jual Curtis (drums) Dodo Greene (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 2, 1962
A Little Help From Aboverejected
tk.8Everybody's Happy But MeBlue Note 7243 8 52442 2
tk.11Jazz In My Soul-
Go Downrejected
Bye Bye Blackbird-
* Blue Note 7243 8 52442 2   Dodo Greene - My Hour Of Need

Charlie Rouse Septet

Charlie Rouse (tenor saxophone) Kenny Burrell, Chauncey "Lord" Westbrook (guitar) Edwyn Payne (bass) Willie Bobo (drums) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas) Garvin Masseaux (chekere)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 12, 1962
Samba De OrfeuBlue Note rejected
Back Down To The Tropics-
Velhos Tempos-

Charlie Rouse Septet

Charlie Rouse (tenor saxophone) Kenny Burrell, Chauncey "Lord" Westbrook (guitar) Larry Gales (bass) Willie Bobo (drums) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas) Garvin Masseaux (chekere)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 26, 1962
tk.4Back To The Tropics (Back Down To The Tropics)Blue Note 45-1881, BLP 4119
tk.11Meci Bon DieuBlue Note BLP 4119
tk.16Samba De Orfeu-
tk.25Velhos TemposBlue Note 45-1881, BLP 4119
tk.31Un DiaBlue Note 45-1883, BLP 4119
tk.32In MartiniqueBlue Note 45-1882, BLP 4119
tk.38Aconteceu-
* Blue Note BLP 4119, BST 84119   Charlie Rouse - Bossa Nova Bacchanal
* Blue Note 45-1881   Charlie Rouse - Back To The Tropics / Velhos Tempos
* Blue Note 45-1883   Charlie Rouse - Un Dia, Part 1&2 (not released)
* Blue Note 45-1882   Charlie Rouse - Aconteceu / In Martinique

Grant Green Quartet

Herbie Hancock (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Reggie Workman (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 30, 1962
tk.4Wagon WheelsBlue Note BST 84310
tk.9Thumbing Tumbleweeds-
tk.6Red River Valley-
tk.13On Top Of Old Smokey-
Home On The Rangerejected
I'm An Old Cowhand-
tk.20I Can't Stop Loving YouBlue Note BST 84310
* Blue Note BST 84310   Grant Green - Goin' West

Freddie Roach Trio

Freddie Roach (organ) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Ronnie Cole (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 4, 1962
Is You Or Is You Ain't My BabyBlue Note rejected
Googa Mooga-
Blues In The Front Room-

Grant Green Quintet

Herbie Hancock (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Butch Warren (bass) Billy Higgins (drums) Garvin Masseaux (tambourine -1/3,5)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 21, 1962
1. tk.2Go Down MosesBlue Note BLP 4132
2. tk.3Just A Closer Walk With Thee-
3. tk.5Joshua Fit The Battle Of Jericho-
4. tk.6Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child-
5. tk.7Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen-
6. tk.8Deep RiverBlue Note CDP 7 46822 2
* Blue Note BLP 4132, BST 84132, CDP 7 46822 2   Grant Green - Feelin' The Spirit

Freddie Hubbard Quintet

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 ArmsBlue Note BN-LA496-H2, BST 84135
tk.9Assunta-
tk.18Father And Son-
tk.20Nostrand And Fulton-
tk.23Body And Soul-
tk.25Philly Mignon-
* Blue Note BN-LA496-H2   Freddie Hubbard - Here To Stay
* Blue Note BST 84135   Freddie Hubbard - Here To Stay (also released)
= Blue Note CDP 7 84135 2   Freddie Hubbard - Here To Stay