Blue Note Records Discography: 1975-1976

1975

Horace Silver Quintet With Overdubs

Tom Harrell (trumpet) Bob Berg (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums) plus overdubs: Oscar Brashear, Bobby Bryant (trumpet, flugelhorn) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Maurice Spears (bass trombone) Vince DeRosa (French horn) Buddy Collette (alto sax, flute) Jerome Richardson (alto, soprano sax, flute) Wade Marcus (arranger)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, January 10, 1975;
overdubbed on Wally Heider Recording Studio III, Los Angeles, CA, 1975
15167 (tk.4)BarbaraBlue Note BN-LA406-G
15168Dameron's Dance-
15170 (tk.3)Adjustment-
15171 (tk.3)Mysticizm-
* Blue Note BN-LA406-G   Horace Silver - Silver 'N Brass

Bobby Hutcherson Septet

Ernie Watts (reeds) Bobby Hutcherson (marimba, arranger) Jerry Peters (electric piano, arranger) John Rowin (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Bobbye Porter Hall (percussion) Julia Waters, Luther Waters, Maxine Waters, Oren Waters (vocals)
Idylwild, CA, January 16, 1975
15192People Make The World Go RoundBlue Note BN-LA369-G
15193Theme From M*A*S*H-
15194MTU-
15195Manzanita-
15196Mountain Caravan-
15197Silver Rondo-
* Blue Note BN-LA369-G   Bobby Hutcherson - Linger Lane

Horace Silver Quintet With Overdubs

Tom Harrell (trumpet) Bob Berg (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano) Bob Cranshaw (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums) plus overdubs: Oscar Brashear, Bobby Bryant (trumpet, flugelhorn) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Maurice Spears (bass trombone) Vince DeRosa (French horn) Buddy Collette (alto sax, flute) Jerome Richardson (alto, soprano sax, flute) Wade Marcus (arranger)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, January 17, 1975;
overdubbed on Wally Heider Recording Studio III, Los Angeles, CA, 1975
15166 (tk.3)Kissin' CousinsBlue Note BN-LA406-G
15169The Sophisticated Hippie-
* Blue Note BN-LA406-G   Horace Silver - Silver 'N Brass

Don Minasi Group

Jay Diversa, Warren Luening (trumpet, flugelhorn) Benard Ighner (trumpet, flugelhorn, synthesizer, percussion) George Bohanon (trombone) Keith Ighner (trombone, electric bass) Ray Pizzi (tenor sax, flute) Roger Kellaway (electric piano) Don Minasi, John Morrell (guitar) Brian Magnus (electric bass) Bobbye Porter Hall (percussion)
The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, January, 1975
15261SolturaBlue Note BN-LA426-G
Roger Bobo, Mami Robinson, Charles Roper, Ed Sheftel, Tony Terran (brass) Jack Nimitz, Ray Pizzi, Bud Shank, Dave Sherr (reeds) Ann Goodman, Lucille Greco, Jackie Lustgarten, Kathleen Lustgarten (cello) Gail Levant (harp) Roger Kellaway (keyboards) Don Minasi (guitar) Chuck Domanico (bass) Ron Krasinski (drums) Gary Coleman, Victor Feldman, Harvey Mason (percussion)
15260Sometime Boogie-
15262R.K. Bossa-
15263Free-
15264I Have The Feeling I've Been Here Before-
Jim Decker (French horn) Luis DiTullio (flute) Earl Dumler (oboe) Jack Mersch (bassoon) Hugo Raimond (clarinet) Christine Ermacoff, Dennis Karmazyn, Jackie Lustgarten, Fred Seykora (cello) Gail Levant (harp) Roger Kellaway (piano) Don Minasi, John Morrell (guitar) Chuck Domanico (bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Mark Stevens (percussion)
15265Bitzy-
15266Theme From "Prisoner Of 2nd Avenue"-
15311Moroccan Copper-
15312You've Been Away Too Long-
* Blue Note BN-LA426-G   Don Minasi - I Have The Feeling I've Been Here Before

Lou Donaldson Sextet

Lou Donaldson (alto sax) Herman Foster (piano) Mark Elf (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (electric bass) Willie Seaberry (drums) Raymond Orchart (congas) Claudia Moore (vocals)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, February 4, 1975
15345 (tk.5/6)Make Someone HappyBlue Note rejected
15346 (tk.2)Don't Take Your Love From Me-
15347 (tk.3)When I Think About You-
15342 (tk.2)Do Me Like You Do-
15343 (tk.2)What Now, My Love-
15344 (tk.3)We'll Be Together Again-

Lou Donaldson Septet

Irvin Stokes (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto sax) Lonnie Smith (organ) Mark Elf (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Willie Seaberry (drums) Raymond Orchart (congas)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, February 5, 1975
Untitled Original #1Blue Note rejected
Untitled Original #2-
Untitled Original #3-
15339 (tk.3 or tk.8/9)Don't Worry About It George-
15340 (tk.2)Funky Mama-
15341 (tk.1/2)Misty-

Moacir Santos Group

Oscar Brashear, Mike Price, Jerry Rusch (trumpet) George Bohanon, J.J. Johnson (trombone) David Duke (French horn) Ernie Watts (bass flute) Jerome Richardson (soprano sax, alto flute) Ray Pizzi (soprano sax, clarinet, bass clarinet) Gary Foster (alto sax) Don Menza (tenor sax, flute, alto flute) Clare Fischer (piano) Jerry Peters (organ) Larry Nash (electric piano, Clavinet) Dennis Budimir, Dean Parks (guitar) Chuck Domanico (bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Louis Alves, Paulinho Da Costa, Roberto Silva (percussion) Lynda Lawrence (vocals) Moacir Santos (vocals, alto, baritone sax, percussion, arranger) Dale Oehler (arranger)
The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, March 17, 1975
15760 (tk.5)Tomorrow Is MineBlue Note BN-LA463-G
15759 (tk.8)Coisa, No. 2-
* Blue Note BN-LA463-G   Moacir Santos - Carnival Of The Spirits

Moacir Santos Group

Oscar Brashear, Mike Price, Jerry Rusch (trumpet) George Bohanon, J.J. Johnson (trombone) David Duke (French horn) Ernie Watts (bass flute) Jerome Richardson (soprano sax, alto flute) Ray Pizzi (soprano sax, clarinet, bass clarinet) Gary Foster (alto sax) Don Menza (tenor sax, flute, alto flute) Clare Fischer (piano) Jerry Peters (organ) Larry Nash (electric piano, Clavinet) Dennis Budimir, Dean Parks (guitar) Chuck Domanico (bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Louis Alves, Paulinho Da Costa, Roberto Silva (percussion) Lynda Lawrence (vocals) Moacir Santos (vocals, alto, baritone sax, percussion, arranger) Dale Oehler (arranger): same personnel
The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, March 18, 1975
15761 (tk.7)RouteBlue Note BN-LA463-G
15757 (tk.12)Kamba-
* Blue Note BN-LA463-G   Moacir Santos - Carnival Of The Spirits

Moacir Santos Group

Oscar Brashear, Mike Price, Jerry Rusch (trumpet) George Bohanon, J.J. Johnson (trombone) David Duke (French horn) Ernie Watts (bass flute) Jerome Richardson (soprano sax, alto flute) Ray Pizzi (soprano sax, clarinet, bass clarinet) Gary Foster (alto sax) Don Menza (tenor sax, flute, alto flute) Clare Fischer (piano) Jerry Peters (organ) Larry Nash (electric piano, Clavinet) Dennis Budimir, Dean Parks (guitar) Chuck Domanico (bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Louis Alves, Paulinho Da Costa, Roberto Silva (percussion) Lynda Lawrence (vocals) Moacir Santos (vocals, alto, baritone sax, percussion, arranger) Dale Oehler (arranger): same personnel
The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, March 19, 1975
15755 (tk.7)Quiet CarnivalBlue Note BN-LA463-G
15762 (tk.11)Anon-
* Blue Note BN-LA463-G   Moacir Santos - Carnival Of The Spirits

Moacir Santos Group

Oscar Brashear, Mike Price, Jerry Rusch (trumpet) George Bohanon, J.J. Johnson (trombone) David Duke (French horn) Ernie Watts (bass flute) Jerome Richardson (soprano sax, alto flute) Ray Pizzi (soprano sax, clarinet, bass clarinet) Gary Foster (alto sax) Don Menza (tenor sax, flute, alto flute) Clare Fischer (piano) Jerry Peters (organ) Larry Nash (electric piano, Clavinet) Dennis Budimir, Dean Parks (guitar) Chuck Domanico (bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Louis Alves, Paulinho Da Costa, Roberto Silva (percussion) Lynda Lawrence (vocals) Moacir Santos (vocals, alto, baritone sax, percussion, arranger) Dale Oehler (arranger): same personnel
The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, March 20, 1975
15758 (tk.5)SampaguitaBlue Note BN-LA463-G
15756 (tk.11)Jequie-
* Blue Note BN-LA463-G   Moacir Santos - Carnival Of The Spirits

Ronnie Foster Quintet

Ronnie Foster (organ, keyboards, vocals, arranger) Joe Beck (guitar) William Allen (bass) Dennis Davis (drums) Mtume (congas, percussion) George Benson (backing vocals)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, March 21, 1975
15683 (tk.2)Funky MotionBlue Note BN-LA425-G
15680 (tk.5)Like A Child-
* Blue Note BN-LA425-G   Ronnie Foster - Cheshire Cat

Ronnie Foster Sextet

Ronnie Foster (organ, keyboards, vocals, arranger) Joe Beck (guitar -2) George Benson (guitar -1, backing vocals -2) William Allen (bass) Gary King (electric bass) Dennis Davis (drums) Mtume (congas, percussion)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, March 24, 1975
1. 15684 (tk.3)Cheshire CatBlue Note BN-LA425-G
2. 15685 (tk.4)Heartless-
* Blue Note BN-LA425-G   Ronnie Foster - Cheshire Cat

Bobby Hutcherson Septet

Oscar Brashear (trumpet -1,2) Thurman Green (trombone -1,2) Harold Land (tenor sax -1,2) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Dwight Dickenson (piano) Kent Brinkley (bass) Larry Hancock (drums)
United Artists Studios, Hollywood, CA, March 24, 1975
1. (tk.7)BoodaaBlue Note (J) GXF-3073
2. (tk.4)Roses Poses-
3. (tk.2)Searchin' The Trane-
* Blue Note (J) GXF-3073   Bobby Hutcherson - Inner Glow

Bobby Hutcherson Septet

Oscar Brashear (trumpet) Thurman Green (trombone) Harold Land (tenor sax) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Dwight Dickenson (piano) Kent Brinkley (bass) Larry Hancock (drums)
United Artists Studios, Hollywood, CA, March 25, 1975
(tk.3)Inner GlowBlue Note (J) GXF-3073
(tk.2)Cowboy Bob-
* Blue Note (J) GXF-3073   Bobby Hutcherson - Inner Glow

Ronnie Foster Quintet

Ronnie Foster (organ, keyboards, vocals, arranger) Joe Beck (guitar) William Allen (bass) Dennis Davis (drums) Mtume (congas, percussion) unidentified background vocals
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, March 25, 1975
(tk.3)Night Peopleunissued
15681 (tk.2/8)Tuesday HeartbreakBlue Note BN-LA425-G
* Blue Note BN-LA425-G   Ronnie Foster - Cheshire Cat

Ronnie Foster Sextet

Ronnie Foster (organ, keyboards, vocals, arranger) Joe Beck (guitar) William Allen (bass) Gary King (electric bass) Dennis Davis (drums) Mtume (congas, percussion) unidentified background vocals
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, March 27, 1975
15682 (tk.1/4)Fly AwayBlue Note BN-LA425-G
* Blue Note BN-LA425-G   Ronnie Foster - Cheshire Cat

Eddie Henderson Group

Eddie Henderson (trumpet, flugelhorn, cornet) Julian Priester (trombone) Bennie Maupin (tenor sax, saxello, bass clarinet) Bobby Hutcherson (marimba -3) George Duke (electric piano, Clavinet, synthesizer) Buster Williams (bass -6) Alphonso Johnson (electric bass -1/5,7) Harvey Mason (drums -1/5,7) Billy Hart (drums -6)
Wally Heider Recording Studios, San Francisco, CA, March & April, 1975
1. 15725SunburstBlue Note BN-LA464-G
2. 15726The Kumquat Kids-
3. 15727Galaxy-
4. 15728Explodition-
5. 15729Involuntary Bliss-
6. 15730We End In A Dream-
7. 15731Hip Scotch-
* Blue Note BN-LA464-G   Eddie Henderson - Sunburst

Ronnie Laws And The Pressure

Ronnie Laws (tenor, soprano sax, flute) Jerry Peters (electric piano, synthesizer) Mike Cavanaugh, Joe Sample (Clavinet, electric piano) Roland Bautista (guitar) John Rowin (guitar -2,3,5) Clint Mosley (electric bass) Steve Guttierez (drums) Joe Clayton (congas, tambourine, flexitone) Side Effect (backing vocals -2)
Angel City Sound, Los Angeles, CA, March & April, 1975
1. 15764Always ThereBlue Note BN-XW738-Y, BN-LA452-G
2. 15765MommaBlue Note BN-XW777-Y, BN-LA452-G
3. 15766Never Be The SameBlue Note BN-LA452-G
4. 15767Tell Me Something Good-
5. 15768Nothing To Lose-
6. 15770Why Do You Laugh At Me-
7. 15771Miss Mary's PlaceBlue Note BN-XW777-Y, BN-LA452-G
Ronnie Laws (tenor, soprano sax, flute) Jerry Peters (electric piano, synthesizer) Mike Cavanaugh, Joe Sample (Clavinet, electric piano) Roland Bautista, John Rowin (guitar) Wilton Felder (electric bass) Michael Willars (drums) Joe Clayton (congas, tambourine, flexitone)
15769Tidal WaveBlue Note BN-XW738-Y, BN-LA452-G
* Blue Note BN-LA452-G, CDP 7 46554 2   Ronnie Laws - Pressure Sensitive
* Blue Note BN-XW738-Y   Ronnie Laws - Always There / Tidal Wave
* Blue Note BN-XW777-Y   Ronnie Laws - Momma / Miss Mary's Place

Carmen McRae

Erno Neufeld (violin) Al Harshman (viola) Ed Lustgarten (cello) Emil Richards (vibes, percussion) Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer, arranger) Dennis Budimir (guitar) John Gianelli (bass) Spider Webb (drums) Carmen McRae (vocals) unidentified strings
Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, April, 1975
15743A Letter From Anna-LeeBlue Note BN-LA462-G
15749Like A Lover-
Emil Richards (vibes, percussion) Roger Kellaway (piano, arranger) Frank Collett (organ, synthesizer) Dennis Budimir (guitar) John Gianelli (bass) John Guerin (drums) Carmen McRae (vocals) The Morgan Ames Singers (vocal group)
15746I Ain't Here-
15763You Know Who You Are-
Erno Neufeld, Jerry Vinci (violin) Al Harshman (viola) Ed Lustgarten (cello) Emil Richards (vibes, percussion) Frank Collett (piano, electric piano, synthesizer) Dennis Budimir (guitar) John Gianelli (bass) John Guerin (drums) Carmen McRae (vocals) The Morgan Ames Singers (vocal group) unidentified woodwinds, Roger Kellaway, Byron Olson (arranger)
15744Trouble With Hello Is Goodbye-
15745Faraway Forever-
15747I Have The Feeling I've Been Here Before-
15748Who Gave You Permission-
15750I Never Lied To You-
15751I Am Music-
* Blue Note BN-LA462-G   Carmen McRae - I Am Music

Gene Harris Band

Al Aarons (trumpet) George Bohanon (trombone) Mike Altschul, Fred Jackson (reeds) Julius Buffum, Wint Garvey, Rewit Koven, Charles Veal (strings) Gene Harris (keyboards) Lee Ritenour (guitar) John Rowin (guitar, electric bass) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Kenneth Rice (drums) Ronaldo N. Jackson, Gerald Steinholtz (percussion) Harold Clayton, John Lehman, Lynn Mack, Sigidi (vocals, backing vocals) Lani Graves, Keg Johnson, Jerry Peters, Julia Tillman Waters, Maxine Willard Waters (backing vocals) Jerry Peters (arranger, lead vocals)
Music Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, May 7, 1975
15836Game Of Heartsrejected
15837Prayer '76Blue Note BN-LA519-G
* Blue Note BN-LA519-G   Gene Harris - Nexus

Gene Harris Band

Al Aarons (trumpet) George Bohanon (trombone) Mike Altschul, Fred Jackson (reeds) Julius Buffum, Wint Garvey, Rewit Koven, Charles Veal (strings) Gene Harris (keyboards) Lee Ritenour (guitar) John Rowin (guitar, electric bass) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Kenneth Rice (drums) Ronaldo N. Jackson, Gerald Steinholtz (percussion) Harold Clayton, John Lehman, Lynn Mack, Sigidi (vocals, backing vocals) Lani Graves, Keg Johnson, Jerry Peters, Julia Tillman Waters, Maxine Willard Waters (backing vocals) Jerry Peters (arranger, lead vocals): same personnel
Music Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, May 15, 1975
15906Love Don't Love NobodyBlue Note BN-LA519-G
* Blue Note BN-LA519-G   Gene Harris - Nexus

Gene Harris Band

Al Aarons (trumpet) George Bohanon (trombone) Mike Altschul, Fred Jackson (reeds) Julius Buffum, Wint Garvey, Rewit Koven, Charles Veal (strings) Gene Harris (keyboards) Charlotte Politte (synthesizer programs) Lee Ritenour (guitar) John Rowin (guitar, electric bass) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Kenneth Rice (drums) Ronaldo N. Jackson, Gerald Steinholtz (percussion) Harold Clayton, John Lehman, Lynn Mack, Sigidi (vocals, backing vocals) Lani Graves, Keg Johnson, Jerry Peters, Julia Tillman Waters, Maxine Willard Waters (backing vocals) Jerry Peters (arranger, lead vocals): add Charlotte Politte (synthesizer programs)
Music Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, May & June, 1975
16500SaudaBlue Note BN-LA519-G
16501Funky Business-
16502Koko And Lee Moe-
16503Rushin' Roulette (Don't Let It Backfire)-
16504Jitterbug Waltz-
16505Gettin' Down Country-
16506H.R.D. (Boogie)-
* Blue Note BN-LA519-G   Gene Harris - Nexus

John Lee - Gerry Brown Group

Rob Franken (electric piano, synthesizer) Jasper Van T'Hoff (Clavinet -8) Eric Tagg (Clavinet, synthesizer -5) Mike Mandel (synthesizer -5) Eff Alberts, Philip Catherine, Wah Wah Watson (guitar) John Lee (electric bass, synthesizer, Clavinet) Gerry Brown (drums, percussion)
Dureco Studio, Weesp, Netherlands, June, 1975
1. 16382Mango SunriseBlue Note BN-LA541-G
2. 16383Breakfast Of Champions-
3. 16384Keep It Real-
4. 16385Ethereal Cereal-
5. 16386The Stop And Go-
6. 16387Her Celestial Body-
7. 16388Pickin' The Bone-
8. 16389Magnum Opus-
9. 16390Haida-
* Blue Note BN-LA541-G   John Lee, Gerry Brown - Mango Sunrise

Chico Hamilton Septet With Overdubs

Arthur Blythe (alto sax) Arnie Lawrence (tenor, soprano sax) Joe Beck, Barry Finnerty (electric guitar) Steve Turre (electric bass, trombone) Chico Hamilton (drums, percussion, arranger) Abdullah (congas, bongos, percussion) plus overdubs: Jerry Peters (piano, electric piano) Charlotte Politte (synthesizer programs) Julia Tillman Waters, Luther Waters, Maxine Willard Waters, Oren Waters (vocals) Keg Johnson (arranger)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, July 9, 1975;
overdubbed on Sound Factory West, Los Angeles, CA, August, 1975
16241-2Little LisaBlue Note BN-LA520-H2
16242-4V-O-
16243-4Peregrinations-
* Blue Note BN-LA520-H2   Chico Hamilton - Peregrinations

Chico Hamilton Septet With Overdubs

Arthur Blythe (alto sax) Arnie Lawrence (tenor, soprano sax) Joe Beck, Barry Finnerty (electric guitar) Steve Turre (electric bass, trombone) Chico Hamilton (drums, percussion, arranger) Abdullah (congas, bongos, percussion) plus overdubs: Jerry Peters (piano, electric piano) Charlotte Politte (synthesizer programs) Julia Tillman Waters, Luther Waters, Maxine Willard Waters, Oren Waters (vocals) Keg Johnson (arranger): same personnel
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, July 10, 1975;
overdubbed on Sound Factory West, Los Angeles, CA, August, 1975
16244-7The Morning Side Of LoveBlue Note BN-LA520-H2
16245-1Andy's Walk-
16246-3Abdullah And Abraham-
16247-1Space For Stacy-
16248-1Sweet Dreams-
16249-2It's About That Time-
16409-1On And Off-
* Blue Note BN-LA520-H2   Chico Hamilton - Peregrinations

Bobbi Humphrey Group

Oscar Brashear (trumpet) Fonce Mizell (trumpet, Clavinet, Solina, vocals) Julian Priester (trombone) Bobbi Humphrey (flute, vocals) Tyree Glenn Jr. (tenor sax) Dorothy Ashby (harp) Roger Glenn (vibes, marimba) Chuck Davis (piano, electric piano) Skip Scarborough (piano, electric piano, Clavinet) Jerry Peters (piano, electric piano, synthesizer) Larry Mizell (synthesizer, Solina, piano, electric piano, vocals) Craig McMullen, John Rowin (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Mayuto Correa (congas) Jesse Acuna, Rosario Davila, Katherine Lyra, Augie Rey, Sonia Tavares (backing vocals)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, August 5, 1975
16421You Make Me Feel So GoodBlue Note BN-LA550-G
16422The Trip-
16423Fancy DancerBlue Note BN-LA550-G, BN-LA699-G
16424Please Set Me At EaseBlue Note BN-LA550-G
* Blue Note BN-LA550-G   Bobbi Humphrey - Fancy Dancer
* Blue Note BN-LA699-G   Bobbi Humphrey's Best

Bobbi Humphrey Group

Oscar Brashear (trumpet) Fonce Mizell (trumpet, Clavinet, Solina, vocals) Julian Priester (trombone) Bobbi Humphrey (flute, vocals) Tyree Glenn Jr. (tenor sax) Dorothy Ashby (harp) Roger Glenn (vibes, marimba) Chuck Davis (piano, electric piano) Skip Scarborough (piano, electric piano, Clavinet) Jerry Peters (piano, electric piano, synthesizer) Larry Mizell (synthesizer, Solina, piano, electric piano, vocals) Craig McMullen, John Rowin (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Mayuto Correa (congas) Jesse Acuna, Rosario Davila, Katherine Lyra, Augie Rey, Sonia Tavares (backing vocals): same personnel
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, August 6, 1975
16557Uno EstaBlue Note BN-XW785-Y, BN-LA550-G, BN-LA699-G
16558Mestizo EyesBlue Note BN-LA550-G
* Blue Note BN-LA550-G   Bobbi Humphrey - Fancy Dancer
* Blue Note BN-LA699-G   Bobbi Humphrey's Best
* Blue Note BN-XW785-Y   Bobbi Humphrey - Sweeter Than Sugar / Uno Esta

Bobbi Humphrey Group

Oscar Brashear (trumpet) Fonce Mizell (trumpet, Clavinet, Solina, vocals) Julian Priester (trombone) Bobbi Humphrey (flute, vocals) Tyree Glenn Jr. (tenor sax) Dorothy Ashby (harp) Roger Glenn (vibes, marimba) Chuck Davis (piano, electric piano) Skip Scarborough (piano, electric piano, Clavinet) Jerry Peters (piano, electric piano, synthesizer) Larry Mizell (synthesizer, Solina, piano, electric piano, vocals) Craig McMullen, John Rowin (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Mayuto Correa (congas) James Carter (whistling) Jesse Acuna, Rosario Davila, Katherine Lyra, Augie Rey, Sonia Tavares (backing vocals): add James Carter (whistling)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, August 7, 1975
16425Sweeter Than SugarBlue Note BN-XW785-Y, BN-LA550-G
* Blue Note BN-LA550-G   Bobbi Humphrey - Fancy Dancer
* Blue Note BN-XW785-Y   Bobbi Humphrey - Sweeter Than Sugar / Uno Esta

Bobby Hutcherson

Oscar Brashear (trumpet) Plas Johnson (flute) Ernie Watts (tenor sax) Fred Jackson (tenor sax, flute) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes, marimba) Larry Nash (electric piano) Dennis Budimir (guitar) Chuck Domanico (bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Ralph MacDonald, Bobby Matos, Johnny Paloma, Victor Pantoja (percussion) Dale Oehler (arranger)
The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, August 12 or 14, 1975
16427Camel RiseBlue Note BN-LA551-G
16428Hello It's Meunissued
Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Plas Johnson (soprano sax) Ernie Watts (tenor sax, flute) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes, marimba) Larry Nash (electric piano) Chuck Domanico (bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Willie Bobo, Ralph MacDonald, Bobby Matos, Johnny Paloma, Victor Pantoja (percussion) Dale Oehler (arranger)
16508Little AngelBlue Note BN-LA551-G
16509Love Song-
Oscar Brashear, Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Ernie Watts (tenor sax, flute) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes, marimba, arranger) Eddie Cano (piano) Larry Nash (electric piano) Dave Troncoso (electric bass) Rudy Calzado, Bobby Matos, Johnny Paloma, Victor Pantoja (percussion) Dale Oehler (arranger)
16559Montara-
16560Yuyo-
16429(Se Acabo) La Malanga-
16507Oye Como Va-
* Blue Note BN-LA551-G   Bobby Hutcherson - Montara

Donald Byrd Group

Raymond Brown (trumpet) Donald Byrd (flugelhorn, trumpet, vocals) George Bohanon (trombone) Tyree Glenn Jr. (tenor sax) Larry Mizell (piano, arranger, backing vocals) Skip Scarborough (electric piano) Fonce Mizell (Clavinet, trumpet, backing vocals) Craig McMullen, John Rowin (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) King Errisson (congas) Mayuto Correa (congas, percussion) James Carter (whistling) Kay Haith (backing vocals) unidentified strings
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, August 18, 1975
16327Change (Makes You Want To Hustle)Blue Note BN-XW726-Y, BN-LA549-G, BN-LA700-G
16328You And MusicBlue Note BN-LA549-G
16549Night Whistler-
* Blue Note BN-LA549-G, B1-54326   Donald Byrd - Places And Spaces
* Blue Note BN-LA700-G   Donald Byrd's Best
* Blue Note BN-XW726-Y   Donald Byrd - Change (Makes You Want To Hustle), Part 1 & 2

Donald Byrd Group

Raymond Brown (trumpet) Donald Byrd (flugelhorn, trumpet, vocals) George Bohanon (trombone) Tyree Glenn Jr. (tenor sax) Larry Mizell (piano, arranger, backing vocals) Skip Scarborough (electric piano) Fonce Mizell (Clavinet, trumpet, backing vocals) Craig McMullen, John Rowin (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) King Errisson (congas) Mayuto Correa (congas, percussion) James Carter (whistling) Kay Haith (backing vocals) unidentified strings: same personnel
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, August 20, 1975
16550Just My ImaginationBlue Note BN-XW783-Y, BN-LA549-G
16551Places And SpacesBlue Note BN-LA549-G
16552Wind Parade-
* Blue Note BN-LA549-G, B1-54326   Donald Byrd - Places And Spaces
* Blue Note BN-XW783-Y   Donald Byrd - Just My Imagination / (Feelin' Like) Dominoes

Donald Byrd Group

Raymond Brown (trumpet) Donald Byrd (flugelhorn, trumpet, vocals) George Bohanon (trombone) Tyree Glenn Jr. (tenor sax) Larry Mizell (piano, arranger, backing vocals) Skip Scarborough (electric piano) Fonce Mizell (Clavinet, trumpet, backing vocals) Craig McMullen, John Rowin (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) King Errisson (congas) Mayuto Correa (congas, percussion) James Carter (whistling) Kay Haith (backing vocals) unidentified strings: same personnel
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1975
16553(Feelin' Like) DominoesBlue Note BN-XW783-Y, BN-LA549-G
* Blue Note BN-LA549-G, B1-54326   Donald Byrd - Places And Spaces
* Blue Note BN-XW783-Y   Donald Byrd - Just My Imagination / (Feelin' Like) Dominoes

Horace Silver Quintet With Overdubs

Tom Harrell (trumpet) Bob Berg (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano, arranger) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums) plus overdubs: Garnett Brown (trombone) Buddy Collette, Fred Jackson (flute, piccolo) Jerome Richardson (soprano sax) Lanny Morgan (alto sax) Jack Nimitz (baritone sax, flute) Bill Green (bass sax, flute) Wade Marcus (conductor)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, November 7, 1975;
overdubbed on Wally Heider Recording Studio III, Los Angeles, CA, January 2 & 3, 1976
16742 (tk.3)The Tranquilizer Suite, Part 1: Keep On Gettin' UpBlue Note BN-LA581-G
16741 (tk.1)The Tranquilizer Suite, Part 2: Slow DownBlue Note BN-XW905-Y, BN-LA581-G
16740 (tk.5)The Tranquilizer Suite, Part 3: Time And Effort-
16739 (tk.8)The Tranquilizer Suite, Part 4: Perseverance And EnduranceBlue Note BN-LA581-G
* Blue Note BN-LA581-G   Horace Silver - Silver 'N Woods
* Blue Note BN-XW905-Y   Horace Silver - Slow Down / Time And Effort

Horace Silver Quintet With Overdubs

Tom Harrell (trumpet) Bob Berg (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano, arranger) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums) plus overdubs: Frank Rosolino (trombone) Buddy Collette, Fred Jackson (flute, piccolo) Jerome Richardson (soprano sax) Lanny Morgan (alto sax) Jack Nimitz (baritone sax, flute) Bill Green (bass sax, flute) Wade Marcus (conductor): plus overdubs: Frank Rosolino (trombone) replaces Brown
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, November 14, 1975;
overdubbed on Wally Heider Recording Studio III, Los Angeles, CA, January 2 & 3, 1976
16735 (tk.4)The Process Of Creation Suite, Part 1: MotivationBlue Note BN-LA581-G
16736 (tk.1)The Process Of Creation Suite, Part 2: Activation-
16737 (tk.6)The Process Of Creation Suite, Part 3: Assimilation-
16738 (tk.3)The Process Of Creation Suite, Part 4: Creation-
* Blue Note BN-LA581-G   Horace Silver - Silver 'N Woods

Alphonse Mouzon Group

Gary Grant (trumpet) George Bohanon (trombone) Ray Pizzi (tenor, alto sax) Tom Scott (tenor, baritone sax, Lyricon) David Benoit (piano, electric piano) Dave Grusin (piano, electric piano, Clavinet) George Duke as Dawilli Gonga, Ian Underwood (synthesizer) Lee Ritenour (guitar) David T. Walker (guitar -2) Tim DeHuff (electric guitar) Charles Meeks (electric bass) Alphonse Mouzon (drums, percussion, vocals, synthesizer) Emil Richards (cymbals, percussion) Victor Feldman (congas, bongos, percussion) Marty McCall, Jackie Ward, Caroline Willis (vocals)
Sound Labs, Hollywood, CA, December 2, 1975
1. 16680Mouzon Moves OnBlue Note BN-LA584-G
2. 16681New York City-
3. 16682Just Like The Sun-
Gary Grant (trumpet) George Bohanon (trombone) Ray Pizzi (tenor, alto sax) Tom Scott (tenor, baritone sax, Lyricon) David Benoit (piano, electric piano) Dave Grusin (piano, electric piano, Clavinet) John Maller (Clavinet -2) George Duke as Dawilli Gonga, Ian Underwood (synthesizer) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Tim DeHuff (electric guitar) Charles Meeks (electric bass) Alphonse Mouzon (drums, percussion, vocals, synthesizer) Emil Richards (cymbals, percussion) Victor Feldman (congas, bongos, percussion) Marty McCall, Jackie Ward, Caroline Willis (vocals)
1. 16702Take Your Troubles Away-
2. 16703Before You Leave-
3. 16704unknown titleunissued
4. 16705You Are My DreamBlue Note BN-LA584-G
5. 16706Without A Reason-
6. 16707Behind Your Mind-
* Blue Note BN-LA584-G   Alphonse Mouzon - The Man Incognito

Ronnie Laws Septet With Strings

Ronnie Laws (tenor, soprano sax, flute) Donald Hepburn, Michael Hepburn (electric piano, Clavinet, synthesizer) Marion The Magician (guitar) Nathaniel Phillips (electric bass) Bruce Carter (drums) Bruce Smith (percussion) plus overdubs: Murray Adler, Bonnie Douglas, Henry Ferber, Elliott Fisher, Ronald Folsom, James Getzoff, William Kurash, Joy Lyle, Gordon Marron, Paul C. Shure, Felix Sitjar, Carroll Stephens (violin -1/3) Jesse Ehrlich, Nathan Gershman, Raymond J. Kelley, Victor Sazer (cello -1/3) plus overdubs: Ronald Coleman, Augie Johnson, Esau Joyner, Michael Miller, Deborah Shotlow, Douglas Thomas (backing vocals -1/3)
Total Experience Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 18, 1975;
overdubbed on Total Experience Studios, Los Angeles, CA, circa February-March, 1976
1. 16763FeverBlue Note BN-LA628-H
2. 16764Stay Still (And Let Me Love You)-
3. 16765KarmenBlue Note BN-XW848-Y, BN-LA628-H
4. 17241Let's Keep It TogetherBlue Note BN-LA628-H
* Blue Note BN-LA628-H, CDP 7 89541 2   Ronnie Laws - Fever
* Blue Note BN-XW848-Y   Ronnie Laws - Karmen / All The Time

Ronnie Laws Septet

Ronnie Laws (tenor, soprano sax, flute) Donald Hepburn, Michael Hepburn (electric piano, Clavinet, synthesizer) Marion The Magician (guitar) Nathaniel Phillips (electric bass) Bruce Carter (drums) Bruce Smith (percussion)
Total Experience Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 26, 1975
17245From Ronnie With LoveBlue Note BN-LA628-H
* Blue Note BN-LA628-H, CDP 7 89541 2   Ronnie Laws - Fever

Ronnie Laws Septet

Ronnie Laws (tenor, soprano sax, flute) Donald Hepburn, Michael Hepburn (electric piano, Clavinet, synthesizer) Marion The Magician (guitar) Nathaniel Phillips (electric bass) Bruce Carter (drums) Bruce Smith (percussion): same personnel
Total Experience Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 29, 1975
16770Captain MidnightBlue Note BN-LA628-H
* Blue Note BN-LA628-H, CDP 7 89541 2   Ronnie Laws - Fever

1976

Earl Klugh Group

Dave Grusin (piano, electric piano, synthesizer, percussion) Earl Klugh (acoustic, electric guitar) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Charles Meeks (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums, percussion) Laudir De Oliveira (percussion) plus overdubs: Thelma Beach, Myer Bellow, Marcia Van Dyke, Marie Fera, Pamela Goldsmith, Karen Jones, Bernard Kundell, Ed Lustgarten, Alexander Murray, Ralph Schaeffer, Daniel Shindatyan, Joseph Stepansky, Charles Veal Jr., Kenneth Yerke (strings)
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, January 12, 1976;
overdubbed on The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, 1976
16841AngelinaBlue Note BN-LA596-G
Dave Grusin (piano, electric piano, synthesizer, percussion) Earl Klugh (acoustic, electric guitar) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Charles Meeks (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums, percussion) Laudir De Oliveira (percussion) plus overdubs: Oscar Brashear, Chuck Findley (trumpet, flugelhorn) Garnett Brown (trombone) Jerome Richardson (flute, baritone sax) Ray Pizzi (soprano sax) Pete Christlieb (tenor sax, flute)
16842VonettaBlue Note BN-LA596-G, (J) GP-3205
* Blue Note BN-LA596-G   Earl Klugh
* Blue Note (J) GP-3205   The Best Of Earl Klugh - Captain Caribe

Earl Klugh Group

Dave Grusin (piano, electric piano, synthesizer, percussion) Earl Klugh (acoustic, electric guitar) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Charles Meeks (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums, percussion) Laudir De Oliveira (percussion) plus overdubs: Thelma Beach, Myer Bellow, Marcia Van Dyke, Marie Fera, Pamela Goldsmith, Karen Jones, Bernard Kundell, Ed Lustgarten, Alexander Murray, Ralph Schaeffer, Daniel Shindatyan, Joseph Stepansky, Charles Veal Jr., Kenneth Yerke (strings)
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, January 14, 1976;
overdubbed on The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, 1976
16844Laughter In The RainBlue Note BN-LA596-G
Dave Grusin (piano, electric piano, synthesizer, percussion) Earl Klugh (acoustic, electric guitar) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Charles Meeks (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums, percussion) Laudir De Oliveira (percussion) plus overdubs: Oscar Brashear, Chuck Findley (trumpet, flugelhorn) Garnett Brown (trombone) Jerome Richardson (flute, baritone sax) Ray Pizzi (soprano sax) Pete Christlieb (tenor sax, flute)
16845Could It Be I'm Falling In Love-
Dave Grusin (piano, electric piano, synthesizer, percussion) Earl Klugh (acoustic, electric guitar) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Charles Meeks (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums, percussion) Laudir De Oliveira (percussion) plus overdubs: Thelma Beach, Myer Bellow, Marcia Van Dyke, Marie Fera, Pamela Goldsmith, Karen Jones, Bernard Kundell, Ed Lustgarten, Alexander Murray, Ralph Schaeffer, Daniel Shindatyan, Joseph Stepansky, Charles Veal Jr., Kenneth Yerke (strings) plus overdubs: Oscar Brashear, Chuck Findley (trumpet, flugelhorn) Garnett Brown (trombone) Jerome Richardson (flute, baritone sax) Ray Pizzi (soprano sax) Pete Christlieb (tenor sax, flute)
16973Wind And The Sea-
* Blue Note BN-LA596-G   Earl Klugh

Earl Klugh Group

Dave Grusin (piano, electric piano, synthesizer, percussion) Earl Klugh (acoustic, electric guitar) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Louis Johnson, Charles Meeks (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums, percussion) Laudir De Oliveira (percussion)
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, January 16, 1976;
overdubbed on The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, 1976
16874CalypsoBlue Note unissued
Dave Grusin (piano, electric piano, synthesizer, percussion) Earl Klugh (acoustic, electric guitar) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Louis Johnson, Charles Meeks (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums, percussion) Laudir De Oliveira (percussion) plus overdubs: Thelma Beach, Myer Bellow, Marcia Van Dyke, Marie Fera, Pamela Goldsmith, Karen Jones, Bernard Kundell, Ed Lustgarten, Alexander Murray, Ralph Schaeffer, Daniel Shindatyan, Joseph Stepansky, Charles Veal Jr., Kenneth Yerke (strings) plus overdubs: Oscar Brashear, Chuck Findley (trumpet, flugelhorn) Garnett Brown (trombone) Jerome Richardson (flute, baritone sax) Ray Pizzi (soprano sax) Pete Christlieb (tenor sax, flute)
16875Los Manos De Fuego (Hands Of Fire)Blue Note BN-LA596-G
Dave Grusin (piano, electric piano, synthesizer, percussion) Earl Klugh (acoustic, electric guitar) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Louis Johnson, Charles Meeks (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums, percussion) Laudir De Oliveira (percussion) plus overdubs: Oscar Brashear, Chuck Findley (trumpet, flugelhorn) Garnett Brown (trombone) Jerome Richardson (flute, baritone sax) Ray Pizzi (soprano sax) Pete Christlieb (tenor sax, flute)
16876Slippin' In The Back Door-
* Blue Note BN-LA596-G   Earl Klugh

Earl Klugh Group

Dave Grusin (piano, electric piano, synthesizer, percussion) Earl Klugh (acoustic, electric guitar) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Charles Meeks (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums, percussion) Laudir De Oliveira (percussion) plus overdubs: Thelma Beach, Myer Bellow, Marcia Van Dyke, Marie Fera, Pamela Goldsmith, Karen Jones, Bernard Kundell, Ed Lustgarten, Alexander Murray, Ralph Schaeffer, Daniel Shindatyan, Joseph Stepansky, Charles Veal Jr., Kenneth Yerke (strings)
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, January 18, 1976;
overdubbed on The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, 1976
16974Waltz For DebbyBlue Note BN-LA596-G
* Blue Note BN-LA596-G   Earl Klugh

Ronnie Laws Quintet

Ronnie Laws (tenor, soprano sax, flute) Bobby Lyle (electric piano, Clavinet, synthesizer) Wilton Felder (electric bass) Steve Guttierez (drums) Tony Ben (congas)
Total Experience Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January 26, 1976
17242All The TimeBlue Note BN-XW848-Y, BN-LA628-H
17243Strugglin'Blue Note BN-LA628-H
17244Night Breeze-
* Blue Note BN-LA628-H, CDP 7 89541 2   Ronnie Laws - Fever
* Blue Note BN-XW848-Y   Ronnie Laws - Karmen / All The Time

Alphonse Mouzon Group

Gary Grant (trumpet) George Bohanon (trombone) Ray Pizzi (tenor, alto sax) Tom Scott (tenor, baritone sax, Lyricon) David Benoit (piano, electric piano) Dave Grusin (piano, electric piano, Clavinet) George Duke as Dawilli Gonga, Ian Underwood (synthesizer) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Tim DeHuff (electric guitar) Charles Meeks (electric bass) Alphonse Mouzon (drums, percussion, vocals, synthesizer) Emil Richards (cymbals, percussion) Victor Feldman (congas, bongos, percussion) Marty McCall, Jackie Ward, Caroline Willis (vocals)
Sound Labs, Hollywood, CA, January, 1976
17026Snake WalkBlue Note BN-LA584-G
* Blue Note BN-LA584-G   Alphonse Mouzon - The Man Incognito

Marlena Shaw

George Butcher, Ricky Williams (keyboards) Bert DeCoteaux (keyboards, arranger) Jerry Friedman, Hugh McCracken, Jeff Mironov, Lance Quinn (guitar) Bob Babbitt (electric bass) Jimmy Young (drums) Carlos Martin (congas) Dave Carey, Ted Sommer (percussion) Marlena Shaw (vocals)
Media Sound, NYC, February 11, 1976
17058Love Has Gone AwayBlue Note BN-XW844-Y, BN-LA606-G
17060Be For RealBlue Note BN-XW790-Y, BN-LA606-G
17061This Time I'll Be SweeterBlue Note BN-XW844-Y, BN-LA606-G
17063Think About MeBlue Note BN-LA606-G
* Blue Note BN-LA606-G   Marlena Shaw - Just A Matter Of Time
* Blue Note BN-XW844-Y   Marlena Shaw - Love Has Gone Away / This Time I'll Be Sweeter
* Blue Note BN-XW790-Y   Marlena Shaw - It's Better Than Walkin' Out / Be For Real

Marlena Shaw

George Butcher, Ricky Williams (keyboards) Bert DeCoteaux (keyboards, arranger) Jerry Friedman, Hugh McCracken, Jeff Mironov, Lance Quinn (guitar) Bob Babbitt (electric bass) Jimmy Young (drums) Carlos Martin (congas) Dave Carey, Ted Sommer (percussion) Marlena Shaw (vocals): same personnel
Media Sound, NYC, February 17, 1976
17059You And MeBlue Note BN-LA606-G
17062Brass Band-
* Blue Note BN-LA606-G   Marlena Shaw - Just A Matter Of Time

Marlena Shaw

George Butcher, Ricky Williams (keyboards) Bert DeCoteaux (keyboards, arranger) Jerry Friedman, Hugh McCracken, Jeff Mironov, Lance Quinn (guitar) Bob Babbitt (electric bass) Jimmy Young (drums) Carlos Martin (congas) Dave Carey, Ted Sommer (percussion) Marlena Shaw (vocals): same personnel
Media Sound, NYC, February 23, 1976
17057It's Better Than Walkin' OutBlue Note BN-XW790-Y, BN-LA606-G
* Blue Note BN-LA606-G   Marlena Shaw - Just A Matter Of Time
* Blue Note BN-XW790-Y   Marlena Shaw - It's Better Than Walkin' Out / Be For Real

Bobby Hutcherson Sextet

Emanuel Boyd (tenor, soprano sax) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes, marimba) George Cables (piano, electric piano) James Leary III (bass) Eddie Marshall (drums) Kenneth Nash (congas, percussion)
Different Fur Studios, San Francisco, CA, February 24, 1976
17092ConvergenceBlue Note BN-LA615-G
* Blue Note BN-LA615-G   Bobby Hutcherson - Waiting

Bobby Hutcherson Sextet

Emanuel Boyd (tenor, soprano sax) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes, marimba) George Cables (piano, electric piano) James Leary III (bass) Eddie Marshall (drums) Kenneth Nash (congas, percussion): same personnel
Different Fur Studios, San Francisco, CA, February 25, 1976
17093Don't Be Afraid (To Fall In Love Again)Blue Note BN-LA615-G
17094Searchin' The Trane-
17095Hangin' Out (With You)-
* Blue Note BN-LA615-G   Bobby Hutcherson - Waiting

Bobby Hutcherson Octet

Hadley Caliman, Mguanda Dave Johnson (flute -3) Emanuel Boyd (tenor, soprano sax, flute) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes, marimba) George Cables (piano, electric piano) James Leary III (bass) Eddie Marshall (drums) Kenneth Nash (congas, percussion)
Different Fur Studios, San Francisco, CA, February 26, 1976
1. 17095Hangin' Out (With You)
2. 17096Prime ThoughtBlue Note BN-LA615-G
3. 17097Waiting-
4. 17098Roses Poses-
* Blue Note BN-LA615-G   Bobby Hutcherson - Waiting

Marlena Shaw

George Butcher, Ricky Williams (keyboards -1,2) Bert DeCoteaux (keyboards, arranger -1,2) Jerry Friedman, Hugh McCracken, Jeff Mironov, Lance Quinn (guitar -1,2) Bob Babbitt (electric bass -1,2) Jimmy Young (drums -1,2) Carlos Martin (congas -1,2) Dave Carey, Ted Sommer (percussion -1,2) Marlena Shaw (vocals -1,2, vocals, piano -3)
Media Sound, NYC, February, 1976
1. 17064Sing To MeBlue Note BN-LA606-G
2. 17065Take My Body-
3. 17090No Hiding Place-
* Blue Note BN-LA606-G   Marlena Shaw - Just A Matter Of Time

Chico Hamilton Sextet

Will Cornell Jr. (alto sax) Arthur Blythe (alto, soprano sax) Rodney Jones (guitar) Steve Turre (electric bass) Chico Hamilton (drums, percussion) Abdullah (congas)
Sound Ideas Studios, NYC, March 9, 1976
17125 (tk.9)Ole To MilesBlue Note BN-LA622-G
17126 (tk.1)Adair-
17130 (tk.12)Hooch-
17192 (tk.4)La Noche De Bolero-
* Blue Note BN-LA622-G   Chico Hamilton And The Prayers

Chico Hamilton Sextet

Will Cornell Jr. (alto sax) Arthur Blythe (alto, soprano sax) Rodney Jones (guitar) Steve Turre (electric bass) Chico Hamilton (drums, percussion) Abdullah (congas): same personnel
Sound Ideas Studios, NYC, March 10, 1976
17120 (tk.1/2)First LightBlue Note BN-LA622-G
* Blue Note BN-LA622-G   Chico Hamilton And The Prayers

Chico Hamilton Sextet

Will Cornell Jr. (alto sax -1,2) Arthur Blythe (alto, soprano sax -1,2) Rodney Jones (guitar -1,2) Steve Turre (electric bass) Chico Hamilton (drums, percussion) Abdullah (congas -1,2)
Sound Ideas Studios, NYC, March 11, 1976
1. 17127 (tk.2)Abdullah's DelightBlue Note BN-LA622-G
2. 17129 (tk.5)Mr. Sweets-
3. 17191 (tk.1)Sex Is A Cymbal-
* Blue Note BN-LA622-G   Chico Hamilton And The Prayers

Gene Harris Band

George Bohanon (trombone) Sidney Muldrow, Marnie Robinson (French horn) Azar Lawrence (tenor sax) Ed Green (violin) Charlotte Politte (electric piano, synthesizer) Jerry Peters (electric piano, synthesizer, string ensemble, arranger, vocals) Gene Harris (keyboards) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Al McKay (electric guitar) John Rowin (electric guitar, arranger) Chuck Rainey, Verdine White (electric bass) James Gadson (drums) Harvey Mason (drums, percussion) Mayuto Correa (percussion) Phillip Bailey (percussion, vocals) Merry Clayton, Ann Esther Jessica, D.J. Rodgers, Sigidi, Stephanie Spruill, Denise Williams (vocals)
Total Experience Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 1976
17232ZuluBlue Note BN-LA634-G
17233Theme From Relana-
* Blue Note BN-LA634-G   Gene Harris - In A Special Way

Gene Harris Band

George Bohanon (trombone) Sidney Muldrow, Marnie Robinson (French horn) Azar Lawrence (tenor sax) Ed Green (violin) Charlotte Politte (electric piano, synthesizer) Jerry Peters (electric piano, synthesizer, string ensemble, arranger, vocals) Gene Harris (keyboards) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Al McKay (electric guitar) John Rowin (electric guitar, arranger) Chuck Rainey, Verdine White (electric bass) James Gadson (drums) Harvey Mason (drums, percussion) Mayuto Correa (percussion) Phillip Bailey (percussion, vocals) Merry Clayton, Ann Esther Jessica, D.J. Rodgers, Sigidi, Stephanie Spruill, Denise Williams (vocals): same personnel
Total Experience Studios, Los Angeles, CA, April 1, 1976
17234NaimaBlue Note BN-LA634-G
17235Always In My Mind-
* Blue Note BN-LA634-G   Gene Harris - In A Special Way

Gene Harris Band

George Bohanon (trombone) Sidney Muldrow, Marnie Robinson (French horn) Azar Lawrence (tenor sax) Ed Green (violin) Charlotte Politte (electric piano, synthesizer) Jerry Peters (electric piano, synthesizer, string ensemble, arranger, vocals) Gene Harris (keyboards) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Al McKay (electric guitar) John Rowin (electric guitar, arranger) Chuck Rainey, Verdine White (electric bass) James Gadson (drums) Harvey Mason (drums, percussion) Mayuto Correa (percussion) Phillip Bailey (percussion, vocals) Merry Clayton, Ann Esther Jessica, D.J. Rodgers, Sigidi, Stephanie Spruill, Denise Williams (vocals): same personnel
Total Experience Studios, Los Angeles, CA, April 2, 1976
17236Love For SaleBlue Note BN-LA634-G
17237It's Your Love-
* Blue Note BN-LA634-G   Gene Harris - In A Special Way

Eddie Henderson Group

Eddie Henderson (trumpet, flugelhorn) Julian Priester (trombone, bass trombone) Hadley Caliman (soprano sax, bass clarinet, flute) Patrice Rushen (electric piano, Clavinet, synthesizer) Paul Jackson (electric bass) Mike Clark (drums -1/5) Sonship (Woody Theus) (drums -6,7) Billy Hart (drums -7) Mtume (congas, percussion)
Wally Heider Recording Studios, San Francisco, CA, April 2, 1976
1. 17392Inside YouBlue Note BN-LA636-G
2. 17393Acupuncture-
3. 17394Time And Space-
4. 17395Nostalgia-
5. 17396Kudu-
6. 17397Dr. Manga-
7. 17398Dark Shadow-
* Blue Note BN-LA636-G   Eddie Henderson - Heritage

Gene Harris Band

George Bohanon (trombone) Sidney Muldrow, Marnie Robinson (French horn) Azar Lawrence (tenor sax) Ed Green (violin) Charlotte Politte (electric piano, synthesizer) Jerry Peters (electric piano, synthesizer, string ensemble, arranger, vocals) Gene Harris (keyboards) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Al McKay (electric guitar) John Rowin (electric guitar, arranger) Chuck Rainey, Verdine White (electric bass) James Gadson (drums) Harvey Mason (drums, percussion) Mayuto Correa (percussion) Phillip Bailey (percussion, vocals) Merry Clayton, Ann Esther Jessica, D.J. Rodgers, Sigidi, Stephanie Spruill, Denise Williams (vocals)
Total Experience Studios, Los Angeles, CA, April 7, 1976
17446RebopBlue Note BN-LA634-G
17447Soft Cycles-
17448Five/Four-
* Blue Note BN-LA634-G   Gene Harris - In A Special Way

Bobbi Humphrey and others

Bobbi Humphrey (flute) and others
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, April 21, 1976
17338Havin' FunBlue Note rejected

Bobbi Humphrey and others

Bobbi Humphrey (flute) and others: same personnel
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, April 27, 1976
17339I Can Use ItBlue Note rejected

Bobbi Humphrey and others

Bobbi Humphrey (flute) and others: same personnel
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, April 28, 1976
17340Doin' ItBlue Note rejected
17341Why Aren't We Friends-

Donald Byrd Group

Oscar Brashear (trumpet) Donald Byrd (flugelhorn, trumpet, vocals) George Bohanon (trombone) Gary Bartz, Ernie Watts (reeds) Jerry Peters, Patrice Rushen, Skip Scarborough (keyboards) Fonce Mizell (keyboards, trumpet, backing vocals) John Rowin, Bernard Beloyd Taylor, David T. Walker (guitar) Scott Edwards (electric bass -1/7,9,10) James Jamerson (electric bass -8) Alphonse Mouzon (drums -1/7,9,10) Harvey Mason (drums -8) Mayuto Correa, Stephanie Spruill (percussion) Mildred Lane (lead vocals -1,2) Kay Haith (lead vocals -4,5) Theresa Mitchell, Vernessa Mitchell, Larry Mizell (backing vocals) unidentified strings, Wade Marcus (string arranger)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, April-May, 1976
1. 17457Dancing In The StreetBlue Note BN-XW965-Y, BN-LA633-G
2. 17458Wild LifeBlue Note BN-LA633-G
3. 17459Return Of The King-
4. 17460Onward 'Til MorningBlue Note BN-XW965-Y, BN-LA633-G
5. 17461CaricaturesBlue Note BN-LA633-G
6. 17462Cartoonsrejected
7. 17463When Love Comes Around-
8. 17664Dance BandBlue Note BN-LA633-G
9. 17683Science Funktion-
10. 18162Tell Me-
* Blue Note BN-LA633-G   Donald Byrd - Caricatures
* Blue Note BN-XW965-Y   Donald Byrd - Dancing In The Street / Onward 'Til Morning

Carmen McRae

Al Aarons, Buddy Childers, Bobby Shew (trumpet) George Bohanon, Lew McCreary, Kenny Shroyer (trombone) Bill Green, Harry Klee, Lanny Morgan, Abe Most, Bill Perkins (reeds) Artie Kane (piano) Marshall Otwell (electric piano) Dennis Budimir (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Carmen McRae (vocals) unidentified strings, Jerry Vinci (string director) Thad Jones, Johnny Mandel (arranger)
A&M Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 3, 1976
17369The Man I LoveBlue Note BN-LA635-G
17370Would You Believe-
17371A Child Is Born-
* Blue Note BN-LA635-G, CDP 7 89540 2   Carmen McRae - Can't Hide Love

Carmen McRae

Joe Sample (piano, electric piano) Marshall Otwell (electric piano) Dennis Budimir, Larry Carlton (guitar) Chuck Berghofer (bass) Wilton Felder (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Victor Feldman (percussion) Carmen McRae (vocals) unidentified strings, Dave Frisina (string director) Dale Oehler (arranger)
A&M Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 4, 1976
17372All By MyselfBlue Note BN-LA635-G
17373MusicBlue Note BN-XW869-Y, BN-LA635-G
* Blue Note BN-LA635-G, CDP 7 89540 2   Carmen McRae - Can't Hide Love
* Blue Note BN-XW869-Y   Carmen McRae - Only Women Bleed / Music

Carmen McRae

Dave Grusin (piano, electric piano, arranger) Ian Underwood (synthesizer) Dennis Budimir (guitar) Larry Carlton (guitar, arranger) Chuck Berghofer (bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Carmen McRae (vocals) unidentified strings, Jerry Vinci (string director)
A&M Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 10, 1976
17374Lost Up In Loving YouBlue Note BN-LA635-G
17375Only Women BleedBlue Note BN-XW869-Y, BN-LA635-G
* Blue Note BN-LA635-G, CDP 7 89540 2   Carmen McRae - Can't Hide Love
* Blue Note BN-XW869-Y   Carmen McRae - Only Women Bleed / Music

Carmen McRae

Oscar Brashear, Blue Mitchell, Bobby Shew, Snooky Young (trumpet) George Bohanon, Grover Mitchell, Maurice Spears (trombone) Ernie Tack (bass trombone) Jerome Richardson (alto, soprano sax) Ernie Watts (tenor sax) Pete Christlieb (tenor sax, flute) Don Menza (tenor, soprano sax) Jack Nimitz (baritone sax) Joe Sample (piano, electric piano) Chuck Berghofer (bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Larry Bunker (percussion) Carmen McRae (vocals) Thad Jones, Gerald Wilson (arranger)
A&M Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 12, 1976
17399Can't Hide LoveBlue Note BN-LA635-G
17400I Wish You Well-
17401You're Everything-
* Blue Note BN-LA635-G, CDP 7 89540 2   Carmen McRae - Can't Hide Love

Bobbi Humphrey and others

Bobbi Humphrey (flute) and others
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, May 14, 1976
17487Ain't No SunshineBlue Note rejected
17488One Minute To Heaven-
17489Our Day Will Come-

Barbara Carroll Trio

Barbara Carroll (piano) Chuck Domanico (bass) Colin Bailey (drums)
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, May 25, 1976
17471Prelude To A KissBlue Note BN-LA645-G
17466At Seventeen-
* Blue Note BN-LA645-G   Barbara Carroll

Barbara Carroll Trio

Barbara Carroll (piano) Chuck Domanico (bass) Colin Bailey (drums): same personnel
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, May 26, 1976
17467I Can't Get StartedBlue Note BN-LA645-G
17468Baubles, Bangles And Beads-
* Blue Note BN-LA645-G   Barbara Carroll

Barbara Carroll Trio

Barbara Carroll (piano) Chuck Domanico (bass) Colin Bailey (drums): same personnel
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, May 27, 1976
17469FeelingsBlue Note BN-LA645-G
17472Send In The Clowns (From "A Little Night Music")-
17473It Never Entered My Mind-
* Blue Note BN-LA645-G   Barbara Carroll

Barbara Carroll Quintet

Barbara Carroll (piano) Dennis Budimir (guitar -2) Chuck Domanico (bass) Colin Bailey (drums) Victor Feldman (percussion -1)
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, May 28, 1976
1. 17465In Some Other WorldBlue Note BN-LA645-G
2. 17470Blues For Artie-
* Blue Note BN-LA645-G   Barbara Carroll

Carmen McRae

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet -5,6,11,12) Marshall Otwell (keyboards) Ed Bennett (bass, electric bass) Joey Baron (drums) Carmen McRae (vocals)
"Great American Music Hall", San Francisco, CA, June 15, 16 & 17, 1976
1. 18175Them There EyesBlue Note BN-LA709-H2
2. 18176Paint Your Pretty Picture-
3. 18177On Green Dolphin Street-
4. 18178A Song For You-
5. 18179On A Clear Day-
6. 18180Miss Otis Regrets-
7. 18181Too Close For Comfort-
8. 18182Old Folks-
9. 18183Time After Time-
10. 18184I'm Always Drunk In San Francisco-
11. 18185Don't Misunderstand-
12. 18186A Beautiful Friendship-
13. 18187Star Eyes-
14. 18188Dindi-
15. 18189Never Let Me Go-
16. 18190'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do-
17. 18191Only Women Bleed-
18. 18192No More Blues (Chega De Saudade)-
19. 18193The Folks Who Live On The Hill-
20. 18194Going Out Music (closing)-
* Blue Note BN-LA709-H2   Carmen McRae At The Great American Music Hall

Bobbi Humphrey and others

Bobbi Humphrey (flute) and others
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, June 28, 1976
17540Bobbi Q'lvBlue Note rejected

Alphonse Mouzon Group At The Roxy

Robby Robinson (synthesizer, electric piano) Tim DeHuff, Rex Robinson (guitar) Charles Fillilove (electric bass) Alphonse Mouzon (drums, percussion) Rudy Regalado (percussion)
"The Roxy Theatre", Los Angeles, CA, June 28, 1976
17726New York CityBlue Note BN-LA663-J2
17727Just Like The Sun-
17728Without A Reason-
* Blue Note BN-LA663-J2   Various Artists - Blue Note Live At The Roxy

Carmen McRae At The Roxy

Marshall Otwell (electric piano) Bernard Baron (bass) Edward Bennett (drums) Carmen McRae (vocals)
"The Roxy Theatre", Los Angeles, CA, June 28, 1976
17729MusicBlue Note BN-LA663-J2
17730Paint Your Pretty Picture-
17731Them There Eyes-
17732'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do-
17733You're Everything-
* Blue Note BN-LA663-J2   Various Artists - Blue Note Live At The Roxy

Ronnie Laws At The Roxy

Ronnie Laws (tenor sax, flute -1,2,4) Bobby Lyle (electric piano) Bill Rogers (electric guitar -1,2,4) Donald Beck (electric bass -1,2,4) Steve Guttierez (drums) Tony Ben (congas -1,2,4)
"The Roxy Theatre", Los Angeles, CA, June 28, 1976
1. 17734Captain MidnightBlue Note BN-LA663-J2
2. 17735Night Breeze-
3. 17736Piano Interlude-
4. 17737Always There-
* Blue Note BN-LA663-J2   Various Artists - Blue Note Live At The Roxy

Councilman Dave Cunningham At The Roxy

George Butler, Dave Cunningham (speeches)
"The Roxy Theatre", Los Angeles, CA, June 28, 1976
17738Presentation Of ProclamationBlue Note BN-LA663-J2
* Blue Note BN-LA663-J2   Various Artists - Blue Note Live At The Roxy

Earl Klugh Group At The Roxy

Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Hubert Crawford (bass) Leon "Ndugu" Chancler (drums) Robert Budson (bongos) plus an overdub: Ron Carter (bass)
"The Roxy Theatre", Los Angeles, CA, June 28, 1976
17739Medley: Like A Lover / A Felicidade / Manha De Carnaval / Samba De OrfeuBlue Note BN-LA663-J2
* Blue Note BN-LA663-J2   Various Artists - Blue Note Live At The Roxy

Blue Note All-Stars At The Roxy

Chuck Findley (trumpet) George Bohanon (trombone) Gary Herbig (alto sax) Fred Jackson (tenor sax, flute) Bobby Hutcherson (marimba) Gene Harris (piano, electric piano) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) John Lee (electric bass) Gerry Brown (drums, percussion) Leon "Ndugu" Chancler (percussion) Jerry Peters (conductor)
"The Roxy Theatre", Los Angeles, CA, June 28, 1976
17740Blue Note '76Blue Note BN-LA663-J2
* Blue Note BN-LA663-J2   Various Artists - Blue Note Live At The Roxy

Donald Byrd And The Blackbyrds

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Stephen Johnson (tenor sax, vocals) Kevin Toney (electric piano, organ, synthesizer, vocals) Orville Saunders (electric guitar, vocals) Joe Hall (electric bass, vocals) Keith Killgo (drums, vocals)
"Central Park", Los Angeles, CA, July 19, 1976
17741Places And SpacesBlue Note BN-LA663-J2
17742(Fallin' Like) Doninoes-
unknown titlesunissued
* Blue Note BN-LA663-J2   Various Artists - Blue Note Live At The Roxy

Robbie Krieger And Friends

Gary Barone (trumpet) Sal Marquez (trumpet, keyboards, arranger) Jack Ellis (trombone) Joel Peskin (sax) Stu Goldberg (organ, synthesizer) Robbie Krieger (guitar) Kenny Wild (bass) Bruce Gary (drums) Perico (congas) Eddie Talamente (timbales)
Devonshire Sound Studios, North Hollywood, CA, July 26, 1976
17700Spare ChangesBlue Note BN-LA664-G
17701The Ally-
* Blue Note BN-LA664-G, CDP 7 96101 2   Robbie Krieger And Friends

Earl Klugh Group

Eddie Daniels (tenor, soprano sax, flute) Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar, 12-string guitar) Jeff Mironov (electric guitar) Will Lee (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Ralph MacDonald (percussion) Patti Austin, Vivian Cherry, Lani Groves (vocals)
Electric Lady Studios, NYC, July 26, 1976;
overdubbed on Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, August 5, 1976
17887Captain CaribeBlue Note BN-LA667-G, (J) GP-3205
Eddie Daniels (tenor, soprano sax, flute) Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar, 12-string guitar) Jeff Mironov (electric guitar) Will Lee (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Ralph MacDonald (percussion) Patti Austin, Vivian Cherry, Lani Groves (vocals) plus overdubs: Ann Barak, Ruth Buffington, Fred Buldrini, Doris Carr, Norman Carr, Joseph Goodman, Jean Ingraham, Harold Kohon, Guy Lumia, Noel Pointer, Tony Posk, Gerald Tarack (violin) Julian Barber, Theodore Israel (viola) Richard Locker, Charles McCracken (cello) Margaret Ross (harp)
17888I Heard It Through The GrapevineBlue Note BN-XW974-Y, BN-LA667-G
Eddie Daniels (tenor sax, flute) Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Francisco Centeno (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Ralph MacDonald (percussion) Patti Austin, Vivian Cherry, Lani Groves (vocals)
17889FeliciaBlue Note BN-LA667-G
Eddie Daniels (tenor sax, flute) Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Francisco Centeno (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Ralph MacDonald (percussion) Patti Austin, Vivian Cherry, Lani Groves (vocals) plus overdubs: Ann Barak, Ruth Buffington, Fred Buldrini, Doris Carr, Norman Carr, Joseph Goodman, Jean Ingraham, Harold Kohon, Guy Lumia, Noel Pointer, Tony Posk, Gerald Tarack (violin) Julian Barber, Theodore Israel (viola) Richard Locker, Charles McCracken (cello) Margaret Ross (harp)
17890Living Inside Your LoveBlue Note BN-XW924-Y, BN-LA667-G, (J) GP-3205
* Blue Note BN-LA667-G, CDP 7 48385 2   Earl Klugh - Living Inside Your Love
* Blue Note (J) GP-3205   The Best Of Earl Klugh - Captain Caribe
* Blue Note BN-XW974-Y   Earl Klugh - I Heard It Through The Grapevine / Kiko
* Blue Note BN-XW924-Y   Earl Klugh - Kiko / Living Inside Your Love

Robbie Krieger And Friends

Sal Marquez (trumpet) Jack Ellis (trombone) Joel Peskin (tenor sax, piccolo) Greg Mathieson (organ) Robbie Krieger (guitar, arranger) Kenny Wild (bass) Bruce Gary (drums, timpani) Sharon Robinson, Afreeka Trees (vocals)
Devonshire Sound Studios, North Hollywood, CA, July 27, 1976
17702UptownBlue Note BN-LA664-G
17703Innocencerejected
* Blue Note BN-LA664-G, CDP 7 96101 2   Robbie Krieger And Friends

Earl Klugh Group

Dave Grusin (piano, electric piano, synthesizer, bells) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar, 12-string guitar) Eddie Gomez (bass) Steve Gadd (drums)
Electric Lady Studios, NYC, July 27, 1976
17891Another Time, Another PlaceBlue Note BN-LA667-G
Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar)
17892April Fools-
* Blue Note BN-LA667-G, CDP 7 48385 2   Earl Klugh - Living Inside Your Love

Robbie Krieger And Friends

Sal Marquez (trumpet, keyboards, arranger) Jack Ellis (trombone) Joel Peskin (tenor, baritone sax) Robbie Krieger (guitar, vocals) Reggie McBride (bass) Ed Greene (drums) Sharon Robinson, Afreeka Trees (vocals)
Devonshire Sound Studios, North Hollywood, CA, July 28, 1976
17704Every DayBlue Note BN-LA664-G
Stu Goldberg (synthesizer) Sal Marquez (synthesizer, arranger) Robbie Krieger (guitar, arranger) Reggie McBride (electric bass) Bruce Gary (drums, bells, timpani, whistle, arranger) Orion Crawford (arranger)
17705Low Bottomy (Lobotomy)-
* Blue Note BN-LA664-G, CDP 7 96101 2   Robbie Krieger And Friends

Robbie Krieger And Friends

Sal Marquez (trumpet, synthesizer, arranger) Joel Peskin (tenor, baritone sax) Ron Stockert (keyboards) Robbie Krieger (guitar) Reggie McBride (bass) Ed Greene (drums)
Devonshire Sound Studios, North Hollywood, CA, July 29, 1976
17706Gum-PopperBlue Note BN-LA664-G
Jimmy Smith (organ) Stu Goldberg, Sal Marquez (synthesizer) Robbie Krieger (guitar, vocals) Reggie McBride (bass) Ed Greene (drums) John Densmore (Latin percussion)
17707Marilyn Monroe-
* Blue Note BN-LA664-G, CDP 7 96101 2   Robbie Krieger And Friends

Robbie Krieger And Friends

Sal Marquez (trumpet, piano, synthesizer) Gary Barone (trumpet, arranger) Jack Ellis (trombone) Joel Peskin (sax) Greg Mathieson (organ) Robbie Krieger (guitar, vocals) Bob Glaub (bass) Ed Greene (drums) Bruce Gary, Eddie Talamente (shakers)
Devonshire Sound Studios, North Hollywood, CA, July 30, 1976
17708Big Oak BasinBlue Note BN-LA664-G
* Blue Note BN-LA664-G, CDP 7 96101 2   Robbie Krieger And Friends

Robbie Krieger And Friends

Robbie Krieger (guitar, vocals) and others
Devonshire Sound Studios, North Hollywood, CA, July 31, 1976
17709Seven Point FiveBlue Note unissued
17710Shuirley Whirly-

Earl Klugh Group

Dave Grusin (electric piano, percussion) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Louis Johnson (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums)
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, July or August, 1976
17893KikoBlue Note BN-XW924-Y, BN-XW974-Y, BN-LA667-G
* Blue Note BN-LA667-G, CDP 7 48385 2   Earl Klugh - Living Inside Your Love
* Blue Note BN-XW924-Y   Earl Klugh - Kiko / Living Inside Your Love
* Blue Note BN-XW974-Y   Earl Klugh - I Heard It Through The Grapevine / Kiko

John Lee - Gerry Brown Group

Jon Faddis (trumpet) Randy Brecker (trumpet, flugelhorn) Barry Rodgers (trombone) Gary Bartz, David Sanborn (alto sax) Michael Brecker, Ernie Watts (tenor sax) Ronnie Cuber (baritone sax) Hubert Eaves (piano, organ, Clavinet) Harold Ivory Williams IV (organ, piano) Ian Underwood (synthesizer) Rob Franken (synthesizer, organ) Ray Gomez, Reggie Lucas (guitar) John Lee (electric bass) Gerry Brown (drums, percussion, timpani) Mtume (congas, percussion, vocals) Tawatha Agee, C.P. Alexander, Donald Smith (vocals)
Electric Lady Studios, NYC, circa early August, 1976
17957Freeze It UpBlue Note BN-LA701-G
17958Love The Way You Make Me Feel-
17959Rise On-
17960Funky Row-
17961Talkin' 'Bout The Right One-
17962Strut 'N' Get Up-
17963Breakin'-
17964Down The Way-
17965Out The Box-
* Blue Note BN-LA701-G   John Lee, Gerry Brown - Still Can't Say Enough

Bobby Hutcherson Quintet

Emanuel Boyd (tenor, soprano sax) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Larry Nash (piano, electric piano) James Leary III (bass) Eddie Marshall (drums)
Wally Heider Recording Studios, San Francisco, CA, August 4, 1976
17769For Heaven's SakeBlue Note BN-LA710-G
* Blue Note BN-LA710-G   Bobby Hutcherson - The View From Inside

Bobby Hutcherson Quintet

Emanuel Boyd (tenor, soprano sax) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Larry Nash (piano, electric piano) James Leary III (bass) Eddie Marshall (drums): same personnel
Wally Heider Recording Studios, San Francisco, CA, August 5, 1976
17766Love Can Be Many ThingsBlue Note BN-LA710-G
17767Same Shame-
17768Later, Even-
* Blue Note BN-LA710-G   Bobby Hutcherson - The View From Inside

Bobby Hutcherson Quintet

Emanuel Boyd (tenor, soprano sax) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Larry Nash (piano, electric piano) James Leary III (bass) Eddie Marshall (drums): same personnel
Wally Heider Recording Studios, San Francisco, CA, August 6, 1976
17770Laugh, Laugh AgainBlue Note BN-LA710-G
17771Song For Annie-
17772Houston St. Thursday Afternoon-
* Blue Note BN-LA710-G   Bobby Hutcherson - The View From Inside

Horace Silver Quintet With Vocals

Tom Harrell (trumpet, flugelhorn) Bob Berg (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano, arranger) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums) plus overdubs: Joyce Copeland, Monica Mancini, Richard Page, Avery Sommers, Dale Verdugo (vocals) Alan Copeland (vocals, director)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, September 24, 1976;
overdubbed on Hollywood Sound Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 19 & 22, 1976
18115TogethernessBlue Note BN-XW1032, BN-LA708-G
18117Mood For MaudeBlue Note BN-LA708-G
18119New York Lament-
18120All In Time-
* Blue Note BN-LA708-G   Horace Silver - Silver 'N Voices
* Blue Note BN-XW1032   Horace Silver - Togetherness / Out Of The Night Came You

Horace Silver Quintet With Vocals

Tom Harrell (trumpet, flugelhorn) Bob Berg (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano, arranger) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums) plus overdubs: Joyce Copeland, Monica Mancini, Richard Page, Avery Sommers, Dale Verdugo (vocals) Alan Copeland (vocals, director): same personnel
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, October 1, 1976;
overdubbed on Hollywood Sound Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 19 & 22, 1976
18114Out Of The Night (Came You)Blue Note BN-XW1032, BN-LA708-G
18116I Will Always Love YouBlue Note BN-LA708-G
18118Incentive-
18121Freeing My Mind-
* Blue Note BN-LA708-G   Horace Silver - Silver 'N Voices
* Blue Note BN-XW1032   Horace Silver - Togetherness / Out Of The Night Came You

Willie Bobo Group

Gary Grant, Ron King, Nolan Smith (trumpet) George Bohanon, Thurman Green (trombone) Ray Pizzi, Ernie Watts (sax) Gary Herbig (reeds) Reggie Andrews, Larry Farrow, David Garfield (keyboards) Dennis Budimir, John Cadrecha, Craig McMullen, Sidney Muldrow, Curtis Robertson Jr. (guitar) Dean Cortez, Jim Hughart, David Troncoso (bass) Gary Denton, James Gadson, Jeff Porcaro, Carlos Vega (drums) Victor Pantoja (percussion) Sandi Erwin, Benard Ighner (vocals) Willie Bobo (vocals, percussion)
Ocean Way Recording, Hollywood, CA, October, 1976-January, 1977
18166Can't Stay Down Too LongBlue Note BN-LA711-G
18167Keep On Waling-
18168Funk De Mambo-
18169Dreamin'Blue Note BN-XW977-Y, BN-LA711-G
18170Wicky Tobacky (The Race)Blue Note BN-LA711-G
18171Suitcase Full Of Dreams-
18172Time After Time-
18173Kojak ThemeBlue Note BN-XW977-Y, BN-LA711-G
18174A Little TearBlue Note BN-LA711-G
* Blue Note BN-LA711-G   Willie Bobo - Tomorrow Is Here
* Blue Note BN-XW977-Y   Willie Bobo - Dreamin' / Kojak Theme