Blue Note Records Discography: 1973-1974

1973

The New Heritage Keyboard Quartet

Sir Roland Hanna, Mickey Tucker (piano, harpsichord, Clavinet) Richard Davis (bass) Ed Gladden (drums, percussion)
A&R Recording Studios, NYC, January 16, 17 & 18, 1973
Zap CarnivorousBlue Note BN-LA099-F
86 1/2-
State Of Affairs-
Delphi-
Monstrosity March-
Child Of Gemini: So You Will Know My Name-
Man From Gladunissued
* Blue Note BN-LA099-F   The New Heritage Keyboard Quartet

Marlena Shaw

unknown (trumpet, tenor sax, flute, synthesizer, guitar, electric bass, drums, percussion, strings) Marlena Shaw (vocals)
Clover Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 12, 1973
(tk.5)Me And Mr. Jonesunissued
11635 (tk.15)Last Tango In ParisBlue Note BN-XW209-W
* Blue Note BN-XW209-W   Marlena Shaw - Save The Children / Last Tango In Paris

Lou Donaldson Orchestra

Thad Jones (trumpet) Garnett Brown (trombone) Lou Donaldson (alto sax, electric alto sax) Seldon Powell (tenor sax, 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 ThemeBlue Note BN-XW381-W, BN-LA109-F
12071This Is HappinessBlue Note BN-LA109-F
12072Inner Space-
* Blue Note BN-LA109-F   Lou Donaldson - Sassy Soul
* Blue Note BN-XW381-W   Lou Donaldson - Sanford And Son Theme / Good Morning, Heartache

Lou Donaldson Orchestra

Thad Jones (trumpet) Garnett Brown (trombone) Lou Donaldson (alto sax, electric alto sax) Seldon Powell (tenor sax, 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): same personnel
Generation Sound Studios, NYC, April 18, 1973
12067Pillow TalkBlue Note BN-XW287-W, BN-LA109-F
12068Sassy Soul Strut-
12069Good Morning, HeartacheBlue Note BN-XW381-W, BN-LA109-F
12070City, Country, CityBlue Note BN-LA109-F
* Blue Note BN-LA109-F   Lou Donaldson - Sassy Soul
* Blue Note BN-XW287-W   Lou Donaldson - Pillow Talk / Sassy Soul Strut
* Blue Note BN-XW381-W   Lou Donaldson - Sanford And Son Theme / Good Morning, Heartache

Marlena Shaw

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 Studios, NYC, May 30 & June 6, 1973
12678-10Easy EvilBlue Note BN-XW366-W, BN-LA143-F
12679-7The Laughter And The TearsBlue Note BN-LA143-F
12680-8The Feeling's GoodBlue Note BN-XW550-X, BN-LA143-F
12682-7I Just Don't Want To Be LonelyBlue Note BN-XW366-W, BN-LA143-F
12683-10WaterfallBlue Note BN-LA143-F
12685-6Time For Me To Go-
* Blue Note BN-LA143-F   Marlena Shaw - From The Depth Of My Soul
* Blue Note BN-XW366-W   Marlena Shaw - Easy Evil / I Just Don't Want To Be Lonely
* Blue Note BN-XW550-X   Marlena Shaw - But For Now / The Feeling's Good

Marlena Shaw

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): same personnel
A&R Recording Studios, NYC, May 31 & June 6, 1973
(tk.12)PreludeBlue Note BN-LA143-F
12675-8I Know I Love Him-
12676-7Hum This Song-
12677-1But For NowBlue Note BN-XW550-X, BN-LA143-F
12681-10WildflowerBlue Note BN-LA143-F
12684-5Say A Kind Word-
(tk.1)Tangle In Your Lifelineunissued
* Blue Note BN-LA143-F   Marlena Shaw - From The Depth Of My Soul
* Blue Note BN-XW550-X   Marlena Shaw - But For Now / The Feeling's Good

Bobbi Humphrey Group

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 DriveBlue Note BN-XW455-W, BN-LA142-G, BN-LA699-G
12694Just A Love ChildBlue Note BN-XW395-W, BN-LA142-G
12695Blacks And BluesBlue Note BN-XW455-W, BN-LA142-G
* Blue Note BN-LA142-G   Bobbi Humphrey - Blacks And Blues
* Blue Note BN-LA699-G   Bobbi Humphrey's Best
* Blue Note BN-XW455-W   Bobbi Humphrey - Harlem River Drive / Blacks And Blues
* Blue Note BN-XW395-W   Bobbi Humphrey - Chicago, Damn / Just A Love Child

Bobbi Humphrey Group

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, DamnBlue Note BN-XW395-W, BN-LA142-G, BN-LA699-G
12696Jasper Country ManBlue Note BN-LA142-G
12697Baby's Gone-
* Blue Note BN-LA142-G   Bobbi Humphrey - Blacks And Blues
* Blue Note BN-LA699-G   Bobbi Humphrey's Best
* Blue Note BN-XW395-W   Bobbi Humphrey - Chicago, Damn / Just A Love Child

Donald Byrd Group

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 PriestessBlue Note BN-LA140-F, BN-LA700-G
12687Miss KaneBlue Note BN-LA140-F
12688Sister Love-
12689Street LadyBlue Note BN-LA140-F, BN-LA700-G
12690Witch HuntBlue Note BN-XW445-W, BN-LA140-F
12691Woman Of The World-
* Blue Note BN-LA140-F, B1-53923   Donald Byrd - Street Lady
* Blue Note BN-LA700-G   Donald Byrd's Best
* Blue Note BN-XW445-W   Donald Byrd - Witch Hunt / Woman Of The World

Gene Harris Trio

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 StreetBlue Note BN-LA141-G2
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-
* Blue Note BN-LA141-G2   Gene Harris - Yesterday, Today And Tomorrow

Bobby Hutcherson Quintet

Woody Shaw (trumpet) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Cecil Bernard (piano) Ray Drummond (bass) Larry Hancock (drums)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 5, 1973
14097Anton's BoilBlue Note BN-LA249-G
14098The Moontrane-
14099Song Of Songs-
FarralloneBlue Note 7243 8 27819 2
* Blue Note BN-LA249-G, 7243 8 27819 2   Bobby Hutcherson - Live At Montreux

Ronnie Foster Trio

Ronnie Foster (organ) Gregory Miller (guitar) Marvin Chappell (drums)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 5, 1973
14100East Of Ginger TreesBlue Note BN-LA250-G
14101Chunky-
14102Boogie Juice-
14103Sameness-
* Blue Note BN-LA250-G   Ronnie Foster - Live At Montreux

Marlena Shaw

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 BegunBlue Note BN-LA251-G
The Song Is You-
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life-
Twisted-
But For Now-
Save The Children-
Woman Of The Ghetto-
* Blue Note BN-LA251-G   Marlena Shaw - Live At Montreux

Donald Byrd Group

Fonce Mizell (trumpet) Donald Byrd (trumpet, flugelhorn) Allan Barnes (tenor sax, flute) Nathan Davis (tenor, soprano sax) Kevin Toney (electric piano) Larry Mizell (synthesizer) Barney Perry (electric guitar) Henry Franklin (electric bass) Keith Killgo (drums, vocals) Ray Armando (congas, percussion)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 5, 1973
Poco-ManiaBlue Note unissued
You've Got It Bad, Girl-
Untitled, No. 3-
Black Byrd-
Flight Time-

Bobbi Humphrey Quintet

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
14104VirtueBlue Note BN-LA252-G
14105Sugar-
14106Sad Bag-
14107Ain't No Sunshine-
* Blue Note BN-LA252-G   Bobbi Humphrey - Live At Montreux

Elvin Jones Band

Frank Foster, Steve Grossman (tenor, soprano sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) 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 Studios, NYC, July 24, 1973
13432 (tk.2)The Whims Of BalBlue Note BN-LA506-H2
13431 (tk.2)The Prime Element-
* Blue Note BN-LA506-H2   Elvin Jones - The Prime Elements
= Blue Note 7243 4 93385 2   Elvin Jones - At This Point In Time

Elvin Jones Band

Frank Foster, Steve Grossman (tenor, soprano sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) 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): same personnel
A&R Recording Studios, NYC, July 25, 1973
(tk.1)Don't CryBlue Note 7243 4 93385 2
-Pauke Tanz-
(tk.2)The Unknighted Nations-
* Blue Note 7243 4 93385 2   Elvin Jones - At This Point In Time

Elvin Jones Band

Frank Foster, Steve Grossman (tenor, soprano sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) 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): same personnel
A&R Recording Studios, NYC, July 26, 1973
13429 (tk.1)At This Point In TimeBlue Note BN-LA506-H2
13430 (tk.1)Currents/Pollen-
* Blue Note BN-LA506-H2   Elvin Jones - The Prime Elements
= Blue Note 7243 4 93385 2   Elvin Jones - At This Point In Time

Alphonze Mouzon Group

Randy Brecker (trumpet -1,2,5) Barry Rogers (trombone -1,2,5) Andy Gadsden (tenor sax -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 LoveBlue Note BN-LA222-G
2.A Permanent Love-
3.You Don't Know How Much I Love You-
4.My Life Is So Blue-
5. 13733Oh, Yes I DoBlue Note BN-XW500-X, BN-LA222-G
Randy Brecker (trumpet -1,2) Barry Rogers (trombone -1,2) Andy Gadsden (tenor sax -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.ISMBlue Note BN-LA222-G
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-
* Blue Note BN-LA222-G   Alphonze Mouzon - Funky Snakefoot
* Blue Note BN-XW500-X   Alphonze Mouzon - Oh, Yes I Do / Funky Snakefoot

1974 (35th anniversary)

Donald Byrd And The Blackbyrds

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Allan Barnes (soprano, tenor sax, vocals) Kevin Toney (piano, electric piano, synthesizer, vocals) Barney Perry (electric guitar, vocals) Joe Hall (electric bass, vocals) Keith Killgo (drums, vocals) Perk Jacobs (congas, percussion, vocals)
"The Roxy Theatre", Los Angeles, CA, March 2, 1974
tk.1Black ByrdBlue Note unissued
tk.2Livin' For The City-
tk.3Lansana's Priestess-
tk.4Witch Hunt-
tk.5Poco Mania-
tk.6You've Got It Bad, Girl-
tk.7Reggins-
tk.8A Summer Love-
tk.9Do It Fluid-
tk.10unknown title-
tk.11--

Moacir Santos Group

Steve Huffsteter (trumpet, flugelhorn) Benny Powell (trombone) Morris Repass (bass trombone) Sidney Muldrow (French horn) Ray Pizzi (bassoon, alto, tenor sax, flute, piccolo, bassoon) Jerome Richardson (soprano, alto, tenor, baritone sax, flute, alto flute) Moacir Santos (alto, baritone sax, 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 LoveBlue Note BN-LA260-G
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-
* Blue Note BN-LA260-G, (E) B1-27206   Moacir Santos - Saudade

Lou Donaldson Band With Overdubs

Lou Donaldson (alto sax, electric alto sax) 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, vibes, percussion) plus overdubs: Danny Moore, Ernie Royal, Joe Shepley (trumpet) Garnett Brown (trombone) Arthur Clarke, Seldon Powell (tenor sax, 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 TripBlue Note BN-LA259-G
14047 tk.5If You Can't Handle It Give It To Me-
14110 tk.7Love Eyes-
* Blue Note BN-LA259-G   Lou Donaldson - Sweet Lou

Lou Donaldson Band With Overdubs

Lou Donaldson (alto sax, electric alto sax) 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, vibes, percussion) plus overdubs: Danny Moore, Ernie Royal, Joe Shepley (trumpet) Garnett Brown (trombone) Arthur Clarke, Seldon Powell (tenor sax, flute) Buddy Lucas (harmonica) Bill Davis, Eric Figueroa, Eileen Gilbert, Hilda Harris, Barbara Massey, William Sample, Carl Williams Jr. (backing vocals): same personnel
Generation Sound Studios, NYC, March 19, 1974;
overdubbed on Generation Sound Studios, NYC, 1974
14051 tk.5Peepin'Blue Note BN-LA259-G
14111 tk.7Sugar Footunissued
14052 tk.8Herman's MamboBlue Note BN-LA259-G
14048 tk.15Lost Love-
* Blue Note BN-LA259-G   Lou Donaldson - Sweet Lou

Don Minasi Group With Strings

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 Studios, NYC, March 19, 20 & 21, 1974
14033Spinning WheelBlue Note BN-LA258-G
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-
* Blue Note BN-LA258-G   Don Minasi - When Joanna Loved Me

Lou Donaldson Band With Overdubs

Lou Donaldson (alto sax, electric alto sax) 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, vibes, percussion) plus overdubs: Danny Moore, Ernie Royal, Joe Shepley (trumpet) Garnett Brown (trombone) Arthur Clarke, Seldon Powell (tenor sax, 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 21, 1974;
overdubbed on Generation Sound Studios, NYC, 1974
14050 (tk.11)You're Welcome, Stop On ByBlue Note BN-LA259-G
* Blue Note BN-LA259-G   Lou Donaldson - Sweet Lou

Bobby Hutcherson Octet

Woody Shaw (trumpet) Emanuel Boyd, Harold Land (tenor sax, flute) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes, 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 DanceBlue Note BN-LA257-G
Cirrusrejected
Even Later-
* Blue Note BN-LA257-G   Bobby Hutcherson - Cirrus

Bobby Hutcherson Octet

Woody Shaw (trumpet) Emanuel Boyd, Harold Land (tenor sax, flute) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes, marimba) William Henderson (piano, electric piano) Ray Drummond (bass) Larry Hancock (drums) Kenneth Nash (percussion): same personnel
Wally Heider Recording Studio III, Los Angeles, CA, April 18, 1974
14046RosewoodBlue Note BN-LA257-G
14043Even Later-
14044Wrong Or Right-
14042Cirrus-
* Blue Note BN-LA257-G   Bobby Hutcherson - Cirrus

Ronnie Foster Octet

John E. Gatchell, Dean Robert Pratt (trumpet, flugelhorn) Gerald Ray Chamberlain (trombone) Joel L. Kaye (baritone sax) 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 RockBlue Note BN-LA261-G
14187 (tk.5)Big Farm Boy Goes Latin City-
14183 (tk.8)On The Alamo-
14184What Happened To The Sunshine-
14186To See A Smile-
* Blue Note BN-LA261-G   Ronnie Foster - On The Avenue

Ronnie Foster Octet

John E. Gatchell, Dean Robert Pratt (trumpet, flugelhorn) Gerald Ray Chamberlain (trombone) Joel L. Kaye (baritone sax) Ronnie Foster (organ, Clavinet, synthesizer, vocals) Phil Upchurch (guitar, electric bass) Marvin Chappell (drums) Ray Armando (percussion) Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis (horn arranger): same personnel
Electric Lady Studios, NYC, May 1, 1974
14188 (tk.1)First LightBlue Note BN-LA261-G
14185 (tk.2)Golden Lady-
* Blue Note BN-LA261-G   Ronnie Foster - On The Avenue

Marlena Shaw

Bernard Ighner (piano, bass, flugelhorn, arranger) Dennis Budimir (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Marlena Shaw (vocals) unidentified strings
The Record Plant, Los Angeles, CA, June 12, 1974
15013DavyBlue Note BN-LA397-G
15172The Lord Giveth And Taketh-
* Blue Note BN-LA397-G, CDP 7 89542 2   Marlena Shaw - Who Is This Bitch Anyway

Bobbi Humphrey Group

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 DollBlue Note BN-LA344-G, BN-LA699-G
14611Ladies DayBlue Note BN-LA344-G
14613My Little Girl-
14615You're The Sunshine Of My LifeBlue Note BN-LA344-G, BN-LA699-G
14618Young Warriorunissued
* Blue Note BN-LA344-G   Bobbi Humphrey - Satin Doll
* Blue Note BN-LA699-G   Bobbi Humphrey's Best

Bobbi Humphrey Group

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): same personnel
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 1974
14612Fun HouseBlue Note BN-XW592-X, BN-LA344-G, BN-LA699-G
14614Rain AgainBlue Note BN-LA344-G
14620Untitledunissued
14621Three Dots-
14622High Places-
* Blue Note BN-LA344-G   Bobbi Humphrey - Satin Doll
* Blue Note BN-LA699-G   Bobbi Humphrey's Best
* Blue Note BN-XW592-X   Bobbi Humphrey - San Francisco Lights / Fun House

Bobbi Humphrey Group

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 TimesBlue Note BN-LA344-G
14610San Francisco LightsBlue Note BN-XW592-X, BN-LA344-G, BN-LA699-G
* Blue Note BN-LA344-G   Bobbi Humphrey - Satin Doll
* Blue Note BN-LA699-G   Bobbi Humphrey's Best
* Blue Note BN-XW592-X   Bobbi Humphrey - San Francisco Lights / Fun House

Gene Harris Band

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
14384PreludeBlue Note BN-LA313-G
14385Summer (The First Time)Blue Note BN-XW590-X, BN-LA313-G
14386Rubato SummerBlue Note BN-LA313-G
14387I Remember SummerBlue Note BN-XW551-X, BN-LA313-G
14388Don't Call Me Nigger, WhiteyBlue Note BN-LA313-G
14389LosalamitoslatinfunklovesongBlue Note BN-XW590-X, BN-LA313-G
14390My RootsBlue Note BN-LA313-G
14391Green River-
14392Beginnings-
14393Higga-BoomBlue Note BN-XW551-X, BN-LA313-G
14394Feeling You, Feeling Me Too!Blue Note BN-LA313-G
14395Love Talkin'-
* Blue Note BN-LA313-G   Gene Harris - Astral Signal
* Blue Note BN-XW590-X   Gene Harris - Summer (The First Time) / Los Alamitos (Latin Funk Love Song)
* Blue Note BN-XW551-X   Gene Harris - I Remember Summer / Higga-Boom

Donald Byrd Group

Donald Byrd (flugelhorn, trumpet, vocals) Gary Bartz (alto, soprano sax, 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 -1/9,11,12) Ronghea Southern (guitar -10) 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 TomorrowBlue Note BN-LA368-G, BN-LA700-G
2. 14884Harvey's Tunerejected
3. 14885You Are The WorldBlue Note BN-LA368-G
4. 14890We're TogetherBlue Note BN-XW650-X, BN-LA368-G
5. 14893Destinationrejected
6. 14894Hash And Eggs, Hold The Eggsunissued
7. 14895unknown titlerejected
8. 15212Design A NationBlue Note BN-LA368-G
9. 15213Rock And Roll AgainBlue Note BN-LA368-G, BN-LA700-G
10. 15214Think TwiceBlue Note BN-XW650-X, BN-LA368-G
11. 15215Makin' ItBlue Note BN-LA368-G
12. 15216I Love The Girl-
* Blue Note BN-LA368-G   Donald Byrd - Steppin' Into Tomorrow
* Blue Note BN-LA700-G   Donald Byrd's Best
* Blue Note BN-XW650-X   Donald Byrd - Think Twice / We're Together

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 PeopleBlue Note BN-LA370-G
14746Sometime When I'm Aloneunissued
14747Trying Hard To Look InsideBlue Note BN-LA370-G
* Blue Note BN-LA370-G   The Waters

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: same personnel
Music Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 23, 1974
14743To Be ThereBlue Note BN-XW637-X, BN-LA370-G
14744Crazy About YouBlue Note BN-LA370-G
14748Find ItBlue Note BN-XW637-X, BN-LA370-G
* Blue Note BN-LA370-G   The Waters
* Blue Note BN-XW637-X, BN-XW692-Y   The Waters - To Be There / Find It

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: same personnel
Music Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 24, 1974
14749MotherlandBlue Note BN-LA370-G
14750My Heart Just Won't Let You Go-
14751Sitting Here All Alone-
* Blue Note BN-LA370-G   The Waters

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: same personnel
Music Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 10, 1974
14882You Are Lost In My DreamsBlue Note BN-LA370-G
* Blue Note BN-LA370-G   The Waters

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: same personnel
Music Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 17, 1974
14881Blinded By LoveBlue Note BN-LA370-G
* Blue Note BN-LA370-G   The Waters

Marlena Shaw

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, Los Angeles, CA, December 3, 1974
15055Loving You Was Like A PartyBlue Note BN-XW649-X, BN-LA397-G
15056You Taught Me How To Speak In LoveBlue Note BN-XW691-Y, BN-LA397-G
* Blue Note BN-LA397-G, CDP 7 89542 2   Marlena Shaw - Who Is This Bitch Anyway
* Blue Note BN-XW649-X   Marlena Shaw - Loving You Was Like A Party / You
* Blue Note BN-XW691-Y   Marlena Shaw - You Taught Me How To Speak In Love / Feel Like Makin' Love

Marlena Shaw

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, Los Angeles, CA, December 4, 1974
15057YouBlue Note BN-XW649-X, BN-LA397-G
15058You Been Away Too LongBlue Note BN-LA397-G
* Blue Note BN-LA397-G, CDP 7 89542 2   Marlena Shaw - Who Is This Bitch Anyway
* Blue Note BN-XW649-X   Marlena Shaw - Loving You Was Like A Party / You

Alphonse Mouzon Group Featuring Tommy Bolin

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 YouBlue Note BN-XW648-X, BN-LA398-G
15069Golden RainbowsBlue Note BN-LA398-G
15070Snowbound-
* Blue Note BN-LA398-G; Pinnacle (E) RPM 116   Alphonse Mouzon - Mind Transplant
* Blue Note BN-XW648-X   Alphonse Mouzon - Nitroglycerin / Happiness Is Loving You

Marlena Shaw

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, Los Angeles, CA, December 5, 1974
15059Street Walkin' WomanBlue Note BN-LA397-G
15060Feel Like Makin' LoveBlue Note BN-XW691-Y, BN-LA397-G
* Blue Note BN-LA397-G, CDP 7 89542 2   Marlena Shaw - Who Is This Bitch Anyway
* Blue Note BN-XW691-Y   Marlena Shaw - You Taught Me How To Speak In Love / Feel Like Makin' Love

Alphonse Mouzon Group Featuring Tommy Bolin

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 5, 1974
15067Some Of The Things People DoBlue Note BN-LA398-G
* Blue Note BN-LA398-G; Pinnacle (E) RPM 116   Alphonse Mouzon - Mind Transplant

Marlena Shaw

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, Los Angeles, CA, December 6, 1974
15165A Prelude For Rose MarieBlue Note BN-LA397-G
15061Rose Marie (Mon Cherie)-
* Blue Note BN-LA397-G, CDP 7 89542 2   Marlena Shaw - Who Is This Bitch Anyway

Alphonse Mouzon Group Featuring Tommy Bolin

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 6, 1974
15062Dancing Vampires (as The Real Thing)Pinnacle (E) RPM 116
15063NitroglycerinBlue Note BN-XW648-X, BN-LA398-G
15064Carbon DioxideBlue Note BN-LA398-G
* Blue Note BN-LA398-G; Pinnacle (E) RPM 116   Alphonse Mouzon - Mind Transplant
* Blue Note BN-XW648-X   Alphonse Mouzon - Nitroglycerin / Happiness Is Loving You

Alphonse Mouzon Group Featuring Tommy Bolin

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): same personnel
Wally Heider Recording Studio III, Los Angeles, CA, December 9 & 10, 1974
15065Mind TransplantBlue Note BN-LA398-G
15066Ascorbic Acid-
* Blue Note BN-LA398-G; Pinnacle (E) RPM 116   Alphonse Mouzon - Mind Transplant