Blue Note Records Discography: 1977-1982

1977

Noel Pointer Group

Noel Pointer (electric violin, violin) Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer, arranger) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Francisco Centeno (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Ralph MacDonald (percussion) plus overdubs: Gene Cipriano, Justin Gordon, John Lowe, Tom Scott, Bud Shank (woodwinds) plus overdubs: Dave Frisina, Pamela Goldsmith, Al Harshman, Karen Jones, Jacob Krachmalnick, Bernard Kundell, Kathleen Lenski, Ed Lustgarten, David Montagu, Constance Pressman, Sheldon Sanov, Frederick Seykora, Marshall Sosson, Jerry Vinci (strings)
Camp Colomby Studio, New City, NY, January 10, 1977;
overdubbed on Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, February, 1977
18315Night SongBlue Note BN-XW997-Y, BN-LA736-H
Noel Pointer (electric violin, violin) Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer, arranger) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Francisco Centeno (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Ralph MacDonald (percussion)
18316Living For The CityBlue Note BN-XW997-Y, BN-XW1114, BN-LA736-H
Noel Pointer (electric violin, violin) Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer, arranger) plus overdubs: Dave Frisina, Pamela Goldsmith, Al Harshman, Karen Jones, Jacob Krachmalnick, Bernard Kundell, Kathleen Lenski, Ed Lustgarten, David Montagu, Constance Pressman, Sheldon Sanov, Frederick Seykora, Marshall Sosson, Jerry Vinci (strings)
18318Wayfaring StrangerBlue Note BN-LA736-H
Noel Pointer (electric violin, violin) Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer, arranger) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Francisco Centeno (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Ralph MacDonald (percussion) plus an overdub: Ian Underwood (synthesizer)
18319Mirabelle-
* Blue Note BN-LA736-H, CDP 7 89543 2   Noel Pointer - Phantazia
* Blue Note BN-XW997-Y   Noel Pointer - Night Song / Living For The City
* Blue Note BN-XW1114   Noel Pointer - Fiddler On The Roof / Living For The City

Noel Pointer Group

Dave Valentin (flute) Noel Pointer (electric violin, violin) Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer, arranger) Will Lee (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Ralph MacDonald (percussion) plus overdubs: Gene Cipriano, Justin Gordon, John Lowe, Tom Scott, Bud Shank (woodwinds) plus overdubs: Dave Frisina, Pamela Goldsmith, Al Harshman, Karen Jones, Jacob Krachmalnick, Bernard Kundell, Kathleen Lenski, Ed Lustgarten, David Montagu, Constance Pressman, Sheldon Sanov, Frederick Seykora, Marshall Sosson, Jerry Vinci (strings)
Camp Colomby Studio, New City, NY, January 11, 1977;
overdubbed on Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, February, 1977
18317RainstormBlue Note BN-LA736-H
Noel Pointer (electric violin, violin) Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer, arranger) Lee Ritenour (guitar) John Tropea (electric guitar) Will Lee (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Ralph MacDonald (percussion) plus an overdub: Ian Underwood (synthesizer)
18320Fiddler On The RoofBlue Note BN-XW1114, BN-LA736-H
* Blue Note BN-LA736-H, CDP 7 89543 2   Noel Pointer - Phantazia
* Blue Note BN-XW1114   Noel Pointer - Fiddler On The Roof / Living For The City

Noel Pointer Group

Noel Pointer (electric violin, violin) Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer, arranger) Will Lee (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Ralph MacDonald (percussion) plus an overdub: Ian Underwood (synthesizer)
Camp Colomby Studio, New City, NY, January 12, 1977;
overdubbed on Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, February, 1977
18314PhantaziaBlue Note BN-LA736-H
* Blue Note BN-LA736-H, CDP 7 89543 2   Noel Pointer - Phantazia

Ronnie Laws Band

Ronnie Laws (tenor, soprano sax, alto flute) Bobby Lyle (piano) Larry Dunn (synthesizer) Roland Bautista, Melvin Robinson (guitar) Donnie Beck (electric bass) Steve Guttierez (drums) Vance "Mad Dog" Ternort (congas, percussion)
ABC Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January, 1977
18351Good Time RideBlue Note BN-LA730-H; United Artists UA-XW1036
* Blue Note BN-LA730-H   Ronnie Laws - Friends And Strangers
* United Artists UA-XW1036   Ronnie Laws - Friends And Strangers / Good Time Ride

Earl Klugh Group

Dave Grusin (electric piano, Clavinet) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Louis Johnson (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Steve Forman, Ralph MacDonald (percussion) plus overdubs: Chuck Findley (trumpet) Dick Hyde (trombone) Jack Nimitz (baritone sax) Jerome Richardson, Tom Scott, Lawrence Williams (reeds) Tom Scott (horn arranger) plus overdubs: Ann Stockton (harp) Arnold Belnick, Pamela Goldsmith, Andre Granat, Al Harshman, Karen Jones, Jacob Krachmalnick, Bernard Kundell, Ed Lustgarten, Constance Pressman, Dena L. Rees, Sheldon Sanov, Marshall Sosson, Jerry Vinci (strings) Dave Grusin (string arranger) plus overdubs: Alexandra Brown, Lisa Roberts, Stephanie Spruill (backing vocals)
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, February 15, 1977;
overdubbed on Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, 1977
18500Keep Your Eyes On The Sparrow (Baretta's Theme)Blue Note BN-XW1113, BN-LA737-H
omit Findley, Hyde, Nimitz, Richardson, Scott, Williams, Scott, Brown, Roberts, Spruill
18502Dance With MeBlue Note BN-XW1113, BN-LA737-H, (J) GP-3205
Dave Grusin (electric piano, Clavinet) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Louis Johnson (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Steve Forman, Ralph MacDonald (percussion)
18503JolantaBlue Note BN-LA737-H
* Blue Note BN-LA737-H, CDP 7 48386 2   Earl Klugh - Finger Paintings
* Blue Note (J) GP-3205   The Best Of Earl Klugh - Captain Caribe
* Blue Note BN-XW1113   Earl Klugh - Baretta's Theme / Dance With Me

Maxi Anderson

Ernie Watts (flute) Gene Cipriano, Terry Harrington (English horn) Plas Johnson (alto, tenor sax) Tommy Morgan (harmonica) Sonny Burke, Greg Phillinganes (keyboards) Gene Page (keyboards, arranger) Jay Graydon, Ray Parker Jr., David T. Walker (guitar) Henry Davis, Scott Edwards, Wilton Felder (electric bass) James Gadson (drums) Jack Ashford, Paulinho Da Costa, Tommy Vig (percussion) Maxi Anderson (vocals) plus overdubs: unknown (trumpet) unknown (trombone) Dorothy Ashby, Stella Castellucci (harp) Jim Gilstrap, Augie Johnson, John Lehman, Gregory Marta, Danny Pearson, Julia Tillman Waters, Maxine Willard Waters (backing vocals) unidentified strings, Harry Bluestone (string director) and others
Barnum Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 16, 1977;
overdubbed on ABC Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, 1977
18557Dancin' To Keep From Cryin'Blue Note BN-LA738-G
18558The Perfect Day-
18560Let Him In-
18562Delta Road-
18556Music On My Mind-
* Blue Note BN-LA738-G   Maxi Anderson - Maxi

Maxi Anderson

Ernie Watts (flute) Gene Cipriano, Terry Harrington (English horn) Plas Johnson (alto, tenor sax) Tommy Morgan (harmonica) Sonny Burke, Greg Phillinganes (keyboards) Gene Page (keyboards, arranger) Jay Graydon, Ray Parker Jr., David T. Walker (guitar) Henry Davis, Scott Edwards, Wilton Felder (electric bass) James Gadson (drums) Jack Ashford, Paulinho Da Costa, Tommy Vig (percussion) Maxi Anderson (vocals) plus overdubs: unknown (trumpet) unknown (trombone) Dorothy Ashby, Stella Castellucci (harp) Jim Gilstrap, Augie Johnson, John Lehman, Gregory Marta, Danny Pearson, Julia Tillman Waters, Maxine Willard Waters (backing vocals) unidentified strings, Harry Bluestone (string director) and others: same personnel
Barnum Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 17, 1977;
overdubbed on ABC Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, 1977
18559Walk SoftlyBlue Note BN-LA738-G
18561This One's For You-
18563Lover To Lover-
18564Glory, Glory-
18565By Your Side-
* Blue Note BN-LA738-G   Maxi Anderson - Maxi

Earl Klugh Group

Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Anthony Jackson (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Steve Forman, Ralph MacDonald (percussion)
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, February 17, 1977;
overdubbed on Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, 1977
18497Dr. MacumbaBlue Note BN-LA737-H, (J) GP-3205
18505This TimeBlue Note BN-LA737-H
Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Anthony Jackson (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Steve Forman, Ralph MacDonald (percussion) plus overdubs: Ann Stockton (harp) Arnold Belnick, Pamela Goldsmith, Andre Granat, Al Harshman, Karen Jones, Jacob Krachmalnick, Bernard Kundell, Ed Lustgarten, Constance Pressman, Dena L. Rees, Sheldon Sanov, Marshall Sosson, Jerry Vinci (strings) Dave Grusin (string arranger)
18498Long Ago And Far Away-
18501CatherineBlue Note BN-LA737-H, (J) GP-3205
Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Anthony Jackson (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Steve Forman, Ralph MacDonald (percussion) plus overdubs: Chuck Findley (trumpet) Dick Hyde (trombone) Jack Nimitz (baritone sax) Jerome Richardson, Tom Scott, Lawrence Williams (reeds) Tom Scott (horn arranger)
18499Cabo Frio-
* Blue Note BN-LA737-H, CDP 7 48386 2   Earl Klugh - Finger Paintings
* Blue Note (J) GP-3205   The Best Of Earl Klugh - Captain Caribe

Ronnie Laws Band

Ronnie Laws (tenor, soprano sax, alto flute) Bobby Lyle (piano) Larry Dunn (synthesizer) Roland Bautista, Melvin Robinson (guitar) Donnie Beck (electric bass) Steve Guttierez (drums) Saundra "Pan" Alexander, Deborah Laws (backing vocals)
ABC Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February, 1977
18352Saturday EveningBlue Note BN-LA730-H
* Blue Note BN-LA730-H   Ronnie Laws - Friends And Strangers

Earl Klugh Group

Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Francisco Centeno (bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Ralph MacDonald (percussion) plus overdubs: Ann Stockton (harp) Arnold Belnick, Pamela Goldsmith, Andre Granat, Al Harshman, Karen Jones, Jacob Krachmalnick, Bernard Kundell, Ed Lustgarten, Constance Pressman, Dena L. Rees, Sheldon Sanov, Marshall Sosson, Jerry Vinci (strings) Dave Grusin (string arranger)
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, February, 1977;
overdubbed on Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, 1977
18504Summer SongBlue Note BN-LA737-H
* Blue Note BN-LA737-H, CDP 7 48386 2   Earl Klugh - Finger Paintings

Bobby Hutcherson Septet

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Hadley Caliman (tenor sax, flute) Emanuel Boyd (tenor, soprano sax, flute) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes, marimba) George Cables (piano, electric piano) James Leary III (bass) Eddie Marshall (drums)
Wally Heider Recording Studios, San Francisco, CA, March 1, 1977
18882Sundance KnowsBlue Note BN-LA789-G
18883So Far, So Good-
* Blue Note BN-LA789-G   Bobby Hutcherson - Knucklebean

Bobby Hutcherson Septet

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Hadley Caliman (tenor sax, flute) Emanuel Boyd (tenor, soprano sax, flute) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes, marimba) George Cables (piano, electric piano) James Leary III (bass) Eddie Marshall (drums): same personnel
Wally Heider Recording Studios, San Francisco, CA, March 2, 1977
18884Little B's PoemBlue Note BN-LA789-G
18886Knucklebean-
* Blue Note BN-LA789-G   Bobby Hutcherson - Knucklebean

Bobby Hutcherson Sextet

Hadley Caliman (tenor sax, flute) Emanuel Boyd (tenor, soprano sax, flute) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes, marimba) George Cables (piano, electric piano) James Leary III (bass) Eddie Marshall (drums)
Wally Heider Recording Studios, San Francisco, CA, March 3, 1977
18881Why NotBlue Note BN-LA789-G
18885'Til Then-
* Blue Note BN-LA789-G   Bobby Hutcherson - Knucklebean

Ronnie Laws Band

Ronnie Laws (tenor, soprano sax, alto flute, backing vocals) Bobby Lyle (piano) Larry Dunn (synthesizer) Roland Bautista, Melvin Robinson (guitar) Donnie Beck, Nathaniel Phillips (electric bass) Steve Guttierez (drums) Vance "Mad Dog" Ternort (congas, percussion) Deborah "Punkin" Shotlow (tambourine) Saundra "Pan" Alexander, Deborah Laws, Eloise Laws (backing vocals)
ABC Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March, 1977
18353Friends And StrangersBlue Note BN-LA730-H; United Artists UA-XW1036
18354Nuthin' 'Bout Nuthin'Blue Note BN-XW1007, BN-LA730-H
18355New DayBlue Note BN-LA730-H
18358Just LoveBlue Note BN-XW1007, BN-LA730-H
add plus Barbara Durant, Elliot Fisher, Hyman Goodman, Bill Nuttycombe, Jerome Reisler, Paul Shure, Carroll Stephens, Polly Sweeney (violin) Leonard Selic, Barbara Simons (viola) Paul Bergstrom, Nathan Gershman (cello)
18356Life In ParadiseBlue Note BN-LA730-H
18357Same Old Story-
* Blue Note BN-LA730-H   Ronnie Laws - Friends And Strangers
* United Artists UA-XW1036   Ronnie Laws - Friends And Strangers / Good Time Ride
* Blue Note BN-XW1007   Ronnie Laws - Just Love / Nuthin' 'Bout Nuthin'

Gene Harris Band

Gene Harris (piano, electric piano, synthesizer) Jerry Peters (electric piano, synthesizer, vocals, arranger) Al McKay, John Rowin (electric guitar) Verdine White (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Jerry Steinholz (percussion) Ralph Beecham (vocals) with Dorothy Ashby (harp) Blanche Belnick, Harry Bluestone, Denyse Buffum, Rollice Dale, Bonnie Douglas, Assa Drori, Richard Feves, Ron Folsom, Winterton Garvey, Janice Gower, William Henderson, Selene Hurford, Dennis Karmazyn, Mary Ann Kinggold, Paul Pavlonick, Kenneth Yerke (strings) plus Donald Byrd, Donald Cook, David Crawford, Earl Dumler, Ray Jackson, Maurice Spears, George Thatcher (horns) plus AnnEsther Davis, Venetta Fields, Gary Gairet, Julia Waters, Maxine Waters, Oren Waters, Deneice Williams (backing vocals)
Total Experience Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March-May, 1977
18762AsBlue Note BN-LA760-H
Gene Harris (piano, electric piano, synthesizer) Jerry Peters (electric piano, synthesizer, vocals, arranger) Al McKay, John Rowin (electric guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Alvin Taylor (drums) Jerry Steinholz (percussion) with Dorothy Ashby (harp) Blanche Belnick, Harry Bluestone, Denyse Buffum, Rollice Dale, Bonnie Douglas, Assa Drori, Richard Feves, Ron Folsom, Winterton Garvey, Janice Gower, William Henderson, Selene Hurford, Dennis Karmazyn, Mary Ann Kinggold, Paul Pavlonick, Kenneth Yerke (strings) plus Donald Byrd, Donald Cook, David Crawford, Earl Dumler, Ray Jackson, Maurice Spears, George Thatcher (horns) plus AnnEsther Davis, Venetta Fields, Gary Gairet, Julia Waters, Maxine Waters, Oren Waters, Deneice Williams (backing vocals)
18763If You Can't Find Love Let Love Find You-
Donald Byrd (trumpet, flugelhorn) Harvey Mason (xylophone) Gene Harris (piano, electric piano, synthesizer) Jerry Peters (electric piano, synthesizer, vocals, arranger) Al McKay, John Rowin (electric guitar) Leon "Ndugu" Chancler (drums) Jerry Steinholz (percussion) with Dorothy Ashby (harp) Blanche Belnick, Harry Bluestone, Denyse Buffum, Rollice Dale, Bonnie Douglas, Assa Drori, Richard Feves, Ron Folsom, Winterton Garvey, Janice Gower, William Henderson, Selene Hurford, Dennis Karmazyn, Mary Ann Kinggold, Paul Pavlonick, Kenneth Yerke (strings) plus Donald Byrd, Donald Cook, David Crawford, Earl Dumler, Ray Jackson, Maurice Spears, George Thatcher (horns) plus AnnEsther Davis, Venetta Fields, Gary Gairet, Julia Waters, Maxine Waters, Oren Waters, Deneice Williams (backing vocals)
18764A MinorBlue Note BN-XW1110, BN-LA760-H
Gene Harris (piano, electric piano, synthesizer) Jerry Peters (electric piano, synthesizer, vocals, arranger) Al McKay, John Rowin (electric guitar) Anthony Jackson (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Jerry Steinholz (percussion) with Dorothy Ashby (harp) Blanche Belnick, Harry Bluestone, Denyse Buffum, Rollice Dale, Bonnie Douglas, Assa Drori, Richard Feves, Ron Folsom, Winterton Garvey, Janice Gower, William Henderson, Selene Hurford, Dennis Karmazyn, Mary Ann Kinggold, Paul Pavlonick, Kenneth Yerke (strings) plus Donald Byrd, Donald Cook, David Crawford, Earl Dumler, Ray Jackson, Maurice Spears, George Thatcher (horns) plus AnnEsther Davis, Venetta Fields, Gary Gairet, Julia Waters, Maxine Waters, Oren Waters, Deneice Williams (backing vocals)
18765Stranger In ParadiseBlue Note BN-LA760-H
Mason plays (drums, marimba). Robert Popwell (electric bass) replaces Anthony Jackson
18766Peace Of MindBlue Note BN-XW1110, BN-LA760-H
Donald Byrd (trumpet, flugelhorn) Gene Harris (piano, electric piano, synthesizer) Jerry Peters (electric piano, synthesizer, vocals, arranger) Al McKay, John Rowin (electric guitar) Harvey Mason (cymbals) Jerry Steinholz (percussion) D.J. Rodgers (vocals) with Dorothy Ashby (harp) Blanche Belnick, Harry Bluestone, Denyse Buffum, Rollice Dale, Bonnie Douglas, Assa Drori, Richard Feves, Ron Folsom, Winterton Garvey, Janice Gower, William Henderson, Selene Hurford, Dennis Karmazyn, Mary Ann Kinggold, Paul Pavlonick, Kenneth Yerke (strings) plus Donald Byrd, Donald Cook, David Crawford, Earl Dumler, Ray Jackson, Maurice Spears, George Thatcher (horns) plus AnnEsther Davis, Venetta Fields, Gary Gairet, Julia Waters, Maxine Waters, Oren Waters, Deneice Williams (backing vocals)
18767Cristo Redentor, Part 1Blue Note BN-LA760-H
Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Alvin Taylor (drums) replaces Mason, Rodgers
18768Cristo Redentor, Part 2-
* Blue Note BN-LA760-H   Gene Harris - Tone Tantrums
* Blue Note BN-XW1110   Gene Harris - A Minor / Peace Of Mind

Blue Note Meets The L.A. Philharmonic

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Calvin Simmons (conductor)
"Hollywood Bowl", Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1977
19719National AnthemBlue Note BN-LA870-H
* Blue Note BN-LA870-H   Bobby Hutcherson, Carmen McRae, Earl Klugh - Blue Note Meets The L.A. Philharmonic

Bobby Hutcherson Sextet Meets The L.A. Philharmonic

Emanuel Boyd (tenor, soprano sax) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) George Cables (piano) James Leary (bass) Eddie Marshall (drums) Bobbye Porter (percussion) The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Calvin Simmons (conductor) Dale Oehler (arranger)
"Hollywood Bowl", Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1977
19720Slow ChangeBlue Note BN-LA870-H
19721Now-
19722Hello To The Wind-
19723Now (reprise)-
* Blue Note BN-LA870-H   Bobby Hutcherson, Carmen McRae, Earl Klugh - Blue Note Meets The L.A. Philharmonic

Carmen McRae Meets The L.A. Philharmonic

Marshall Otwell (piano) Andy Simpkins (bass) Joey Baron (drums) Carmen McRae (vocals) The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Calvin Simmons (conductor) Bill Holman (arranger)
"Hollywood Bowl", Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1977
19724Star EyesBlue Note BN-LA870-H
19725The Man I Love-
19726Sunday-
19727With One More Look At You-
* Blue Note BN-LA870-H   Bobby Hutcherson, Carmen McRae, Earl Klugh - Blue Note Meets The L.A. Philharmonic

Earl Klugh Group Meets The L.A. Philharmonic

Onaje Allan Gumbs (keyboards -1,2) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Hubie Crawford (electric bass -1,2) Gene Dunlap (drums -1,2) Bobbye Hall (percussion -1,2) The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Calvin Simmons (conductor) Dick Hazard (arranger)
"Hollywood Bowl", Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1977
1. 19728Cabo FrioBlue Note BN-LA870-H
2. 19730Angelina-
3. 19729The Shadow Of Your Smile-
* Blue Note BN-LA870-H   Bobby Hutcherson, Carmen McRae, Earl Klugh - Blue Note Meets The L.A. Philharmonic

Horace Silver Septet With Vocals

Tom Harrell (trumpet, flugelhorn) Larry Schneider (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano, arranger) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums) Ladji Camara, Michael Babatunde Olatunji (percussion) plus overdubs: Bob Barnes, Bobby Clay, Fred Gripper, Fred Hardy, Peter Oliver Norman, Lee C. Thomas (vocals) Chapman Roberts (vocals, director)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 12 & 17, 1977;
overdubbed on Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 25 & 30, 1977
19581African Ascension, Part 1: The Gods Of YorubaBlue Note BN-LA853-H
19582African Ascension, Part 2: The Sun God Of The Masai-
19583African Ascension, Part 3: The Spirit Of The Zulu-
Omar Clay (percussion) replaces Camara
19584The Great American Indian Uprising, Part 1: The Idols Of The Incas-
19585The Great American Indian Uprising, Part 2: The Aztec Sun God-
19586The Great American Indian Uprising, Part 3: The Mohican And The Great Spirit-
* Blue Note BN-LA853-H   Horace Silver - Silver 'N Percussion

1978

Horace Silver Quintet With Vocals

Tom Harrell (flugelhorn) Larry Schneider (tenor, soprano sax) Horace Silver (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums) Gregory Hines (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 3, 1978
21020(The Physical Sphere) The Soul And Its Expression, Part 1: The Search For DirectionBlue Note LWB-1033
-(The Physical Sphere) The Soul And Its Expression, Part 2: Direction Discovered-
21016(The Physical Sphere) The Soul And Its Expression, Part 3: We All Have A Part To Play-
* Blue Note LWB-1033   Horace Silver - Silver 'N Strings Play The Music Of Spheres

Horace Silver Quintet With Strings

Tom Harrell (flugelhorn) Larry Schneider (tenor, soprano sax) Horace Silver (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums) plus overdubs: Guy Lumia (concertmaster) Peter Dimitriades, Lewis Eley, Harry Glickman, Louann Montesi, Marvin Morganstern, Aaron Rosand, Paul Winter (violin) Seymour Berman, Harold Coletta, Theodore Israel, Harry Zaratzian (viola) Jonathan Abramowitz, Seymour Barab (cello) Gene Bianco (harp) Wade Marcus (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 10, 1978;
overdubbed on Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 10, 1979
21018(The Spiritual Sphere) The Soul In Communion With The Creator, Part 1: Communion With The CreatorBlue Note LWB-1033
(The Spiritual Sphere) The Soul In Communion With The Creator, Part 2: The Creator Guides Us-
21017?(The Spiritual Sphere) The Soul In Communion With The Creator, Part 3: Progress Though Dedication And Discipline-
21019(The Spiritual Sphere) The Soul In Communion With The Creator, Part 4: We Except Positive Results-
* Blue Note LWB-1033   Horace Silver - Silver 'N Strings Play The Music Of Spheres

1979 (40th anniversary)

Horace Silver Quintet With Strings And Vocals

Tom Harrell (flugelhorn) Larry Schneider (tenor, soprano sax) Horace Silver (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums) Brenda Alford, Carol Lynn Maillard, Chapman Roberts (vocals) plus overdubs: Guy Lumia (concertmaster) Peter Dimitriades, Lewis Eley, Harry Glickman, Louann Montesi, Marvin Morganstern, Aaron Rosand, Paul Winter (violin) Seymour Berman, Harold Coletta, Theodore Israel, Harry Zaratzian (viola) Jonathan Abramowitz, Seymour Barab (cello) Gene Bianco (harp) Wade Marcus (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 26, 1979;
overdubbed on Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 10, 1979
20807(The Mental Sphere-Sub-Conscious Mind) The Pygmalion Progress, Part 1: Inner FeelingsBlue Note LWB-1033
20810(The Mental Sphere-Sub-Conscious Mind) The Pygmalion Progress, Part 2: Friends-
20808(The Mental Sphere-Sub-Conscious Mind) The Pygmalion Progress, Part 3: Empathy-
20809(The Mental Sphere-Sub-Conscious Mind) The Pygmalion Progress, Part 4: Optimism-
20811(The Mental Sphere-Sub-Conscious Mind) The Pygmalion Progress, Part 5: Expansion-
* Blue Note LWB-1033   Horace Silver - Silver 'N Strings Play The Music Of Spheres

Horace Silver Quintet With Strings And Vocals

Tom Harrell (flugelhorn) Larry Schneider (tenor, soprano sax) Horace Silver (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums) Brenda Alford (vocals) plus overdubs: Guy Lumia (concertmaster) Peter Dimitriades, Lewis Eley, Harry Glickman, Louann Montesi, Marvin Morganstern, Aaron Rosand, Paul Winter (violin) Seymour Berman, Harold Coletta, Theodore Israel, Harry Zaratzian (viola) Jonathan Abramowitz, Seymour Barab (cello) Gene Bianco (harp) Wade Marcus (conductor) Dale Oehler (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 2, 1979;
overdubbed on Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 10, 1979
(The Physical Sphere-Continued) The Soul And Its Progress Throughout The Spheres, Part 1: Self Portrait, No. 1Blue Note LWB-1033
20828(The Physical Sphere-Continued) The Soul And Its Progress Throughout The Spheres, Part 2: Self Portrait, No. 2-
-(The Physical Sphere-Continued) The Soul And Its Progress Throughout The Spheres, Part 3: Portrait Of Aspiring Self-
20829(The Mental Sphere) The Soul's Awareness Of Its Character, Part 1: The Soul (Character Analysis)-
20830(The Mental Sphere) The Soul's Awareness Of Its Character, Part 2: Negative Patterns Of The Sup-Conscious-
-(The Mental Sphere) The Soul's Awareness Of Its Character, Part 3: The Conscious And Its Desire For Change-
* Blue Note LWB-1033   Horace Silver - Silver 'N Strings Play The Music Of Spheres