Blue Note Records Discography: 1985-1986

1985

Bill Evans Band

Lew Soloff (trumpet) Bill Evans (tenor, soprano sax, flute, keyboards, arranger) Hiram Bullock (guitar) Marcus Miller (bass) Danny Gottlieb (drums) Manolo Badrena (percussion)
Planet Sound/A&R/Sound Ideas/Automated Sound Studios, NYC, January & May, 1985
Let's The Juice Loose!Blue Note BT 85111
Bill Evans (tenor, soprano sax, flute, keyboards, arranger) Hiram Bullock, Dave Hart (guitar) Danny Gottlieb (drums)
The Cry In Her Eyes-
Bill Evans (tenor, soprano sax, flute, keyboards, arranger) Mitchel Forman (keyboards, piano) Jeff Golub (guitar) Mark Egan (electric bass) Danny Gottlieb (drums)
The Alternative Man-
Bill Evans (tenor, soprano sax, flute, keyboards, arranger) Clifford Carter (keyboards, vocals) Sid McGinnis (guitar) Danny Gottlieb (drums) Manolo Badrena (percussion)
The Path Of Least Resistance-
Jo-Jo-
Bill Evans (tenor, soprano sax, flute, keyboards, arranger) Mitchel Forman (piano) Clifford Carter (keyboards) John McLaughlin (guitar) Mark Egan (electric bass) Danny Gottlieb (drums) Manolo Badrena (percussion)
Survival Of The Fittest-
Flight Of The Falcon-
Bill Evans (tenor, soprano sax, flute, keyboards, arranger) Chuck Loeb (guitar) Mark Egan (electric bass) Danny Gottlieb (cymbals)
Gardeners Garden-
Bill Evans (tenor, soprano sax, flute, keyboards, arranger) Marcus Miller (bass) Al Foster (drums)
Miles AwayBlue Note BT 85111, BQ 85127
* Blue Note BT 85111, CDP 7 46336 2   Bill Evans - The Alternative Man
* Blue Note BQ 85127   Various Artists - Blue Note '86 - A New Generation Of Jazz

The All Star Jazz Messengers At One Night With Blue Note

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet -4,5) Curtis Fuller (trombone -4,5) Johnny Griffin (tenor sax -4,5) Walter Davis Jr. (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
"Town Hall", NYC, February 22, 1985
1.Criss Crossrejected
2.Bud's Bubble-
3.I Got Rhythm-
4.Moanin'Blue Note BT 85115, BTDK 85117
5.It's Only A Paper Moonrejected
* Blue Note BT 85115, CDP 7 46149 2   Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note, Vol. 3
* Blue Note BTDK 85117   Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note, Preserved

Stanley Jordan At One Night With Blue Note

Stanley Jordan (guitar)
"Town Hall", NYC, February 22, 1985
Touch Of Bluerejected
When You Wish Upon A StarBlue Note BT 85116, BTDK 85117
Jumpin' Jack-
* Blue Note BT 85116, CDP 7 46150 2   Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note, Vol. 4
* Blue Note BTDK 85117   Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note, Preserved

Bobby Hutcherson Quintet At One Night With Blue Note

James Newton (flute -1,2) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Herbie Hancock (piano -2,3) Ron Carter (bass) Tony Williams (drums -1,2)
"Town Hall", NYC, February 22, 1985
1.Hat And BeardBlue Note BT 85113, BTDK 85117
2.Little B's Poem-
3.Bouquet-
* Blue Note BT 85113, CDP 7 46147 2   Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note, Vol. 1
* Blue Note BTDK 85117   Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note, Preserved

Herbie Hancock Sextet At One Night With Blue Note

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes -2) Herbie Hancock (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Tony Williams (drums)
"Town Hall", NYC, February 22, 1985
1.Cantaloupe IslandBlue Note BT 85113, BTDK 85117
2.Recorda Me-
3.Maiden Voyagerejected
* Blue Note BT 85113, CDP 7 46147 2   Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note, Vol. 1
* Blue Note BTDK 85117   Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note, Preserved

Charles Lloyd Quartet At One Night With Blue Note

Charles Lloyd (tenor sax, flute) Michel Petrucciani (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Jack DeJohnette (drums)
"Town Hall", NYC, February 22, 1985
The BlessingBlue Note BT 85116, BTDK 85117
Tone Poem-
Lady Day-
El Encanto-
How Long-
* Blue Note BT 85116, CDP 7 46150 2   Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note, Vol. 4
* Blue Note BTDK 85117   Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note, Preserved

Bennie Wallace Trio At One Night With Blue Note

Bennie Wallace (tenor sax) Cecil McBee (bass) Jack DeJohnette (drums)
"Town Hall", NYC, February 22, 1985
BroadsideBlue Note BT 85114, BTDK 85117
* Blue Note BT 85114, CDP 7 46148 2   Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note, Vol. 2
* Blue Note BTDK 85117   Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note, Preserved

McCoy Tyner At One Night With Blue Note

McCoy Tyner (piano)
"Town Hall", NYC, February 22, 1985
Sweet And LovelyBlue Note BT 85114, BTDK 85117
* Blue Note BT 85114, CDP 7 46148 2   Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note, Vol. 2
* Blue Note BTDK 85117   Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note, Preserved

McCoy Tyner - Jackie McLean Quintet At One Night With Blue Note

Woody Shaw (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Jack DeJohnette (drums)
"Town Hall", NYC, February 22, 1985
Appointment In GhanaBlue Note BT 85114, BTDK 85117
Passion Dance-
Blues On The Corner-
* Blue Note BT 85114, CDP 7 46148 2   Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note, Vol. 2
* Blue Note BTDK 85117   Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note, Preserved

Cecil Taylor At One Night With Blue Note

Cecil Taylor (piano)
"Town Hall", NYC, February 22, 1985
Pontos Cantados: Point1/Klook At The Top Of The Staivs / Point2/QuestionBlue Note BT 85114, BTDK 85117
* Blue Note BT 85114, CDP 7 46148 2   Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note, Vol. 2
* Blue Note BTDK 85117   Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note, Preserved

Alfred Lion At One Night With Blue Note

Alfred Lion (speaking)
"Town Hall", NYC, February 22, 1985
Alfred Lion's speechBlue Note (J) EP-BRP-1011, (J) TOCJ-5946
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5946   Various Artists - Best Of One Night With Blue Note
* Blue Note (J) EP-BRP-1011   Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note, Preserved (not for sale)

Kenny Burrell Quartet At One Night With Blue Note

Grover Washington Jr. (tenor, soprano sax) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Reggie Workman (bass) Grady Tate (drums)
"Town Hall", NYC, February 22, 1985
Nica's Dreamunissued
I'm Glad There Is YouBlue Note BT 85115, BTDK 85117
Summertime-
* Blue Note BT 85115, CDP 7 46149 2   Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note, Vol. 3
* Blue Note BTDK 85117   Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note, Preserved

Jimmy Smith - Lou Donaldson Quartet At One Night With Blue Note

Lou Donaldson (alto sax) Jimmy Smith (organ) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Grady Tate (drums)
"Town Hall", NYC, February 22, 1985
Medley: Blues Walk / Gettin' Sentimental Over YouBlue Note BT 85115, BTDK 85117
* Blue Note BT 85115, CDP 7 46149 2   Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note, Vol. 3
* Blue Note BTDK 85117   Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note, Preserved

Jimmy Smith - Stanley Turrentine Quartet At One Night With Blue Note

Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax) Jimmy Smith (organ) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Grady Tate (drums)
"Town Hall", NYC, February 22, 1985
The Jumpin' BluesBlue Note BT 85115, BTDK 85117
A Child Is Born-
Just Squeeze Meunissued
Scratch My Back-
* Blue Note BT 85115, CDP 7 46149 2   Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note, Vol. 3
* Blue Note BTDK 85117   Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note, Preserved

Bennie Wallace Octet

Ray Anderson (trombone) Bennie Wallace (tenor sax) Rabbit Edmonds (harmony sax) Dr. John (organ, piano) John Scofield (guitar) Stevie Ray Vaughan (electric guitar) Bob Cranshaw (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums)
Skyline Studios, NYC, circa spring 1985
All Night DanceBlue Note BT 85107
Trouble In Mind-
* Blue Note BT 85107, CDP 7 46293 2   Bennie Wallace - Twilight Time

Bennie Wallace Quintet

Ray Anderson (trombone) Bennie Wallace (tenor sax) John Scofield (guitar) Eddie Gomez (bass) Jack DeJohnette (drums)
Skyline Studios, NYC, circa spring 1985
Is It True What They Say About DixieBlue Note BT 85107
Tennessee Waltz-
Fresh Out-
* Blue Note BT 85107, CDP 7 46293 2   Bennie Wallace - Twilight Time

Bennie Wallace Sextet

Ray Anderson (trombone) Bennie Wallace (tenor sax) Dr. John (piano) John Scofield (guitar) Eddie Gomez (bass) Chris Parker (drums)
Skyline Studios, NYC, circa spring 1985
'Sainte FragileBlue Note BT 85107
Willie Mae-
Saint Expedito-
Twilight TimeBlue Note BT 85107, BQ 85127
* Blue Note BT 85107, CDP 7 46293 2   Bennie Wallace - Twilight Time
* Blue Note BQ 85127   Various Artists - Blue Note '86 - A New Generation Of Jazz

McCoy Tyner - Jackie McLean Quintet

Jon Faddis (trumpet -1,2) Jackie McLean (alto sax -1,2) McCoy Tyner (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums)
Right Track Recording, NYC, April 6 & 7, 1985
1.Spur Of The MomentBlue Note BT 85102
2.Hip-Toe-
3.No Flowers, Please-
* Blue Note BT 85102, CDP 7 46291 2   McCoy Tyner, Jackie McLean - It's About Time

McCoy Tyner - Jackie McLean Quintet

Jackie McLean (alto sax -2) McCoy Tyner (piano) Marcus Miller (bass) Al Foster (drums) Steve Thornton (percussion)
Right Track Recording, NYC, April 7, 1985
1.You Taught My Heart To SingBlue Note BT 85102
2.It's About Time-
3.Travelin'-
* Blue Note BT 85102, CDP 7 46291 2   McCoy Tyner, Jackie McLean - It's About Time

Out Of The Blue

Michael Philip Mossman (trumpet, flugelhorn) Kenny Garrett (alto sax) Ralph Bowen (tenor sax) Harry Pickens (piano) Robert Hurst (bass) Ralph Peterson (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 7, 1985
Isolationrejected
Feeling Good-
(tk.4)RH FactorBlue Note BT 85118
(tk.2)Git In There-
* Blue Note BT 85118, CDP 7 46290 2   Out Of The Blue - OTB

Out Of The Blue

Michael Philip Mossman (trumpet, flugelhorn) Kenny Garrett (alto sax) Ralph Bowen (tenor sax) Harry Pickens (piano) Robert Hurst (bass) Ralph Peterson (drums): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 8, 1985
(tk.2)Eastern Love VillageBlue Note BT 85118
Amoakurejected
OutputBlue Note BT 85118
Elevationrejected
(tk.2)OTBBlue Note BT 85118, BQ 85127
-Blue HughesBlue Note BT 85118
(tk.3)Reunited-
Computer Grejected
* Blue Note BT 85118, CDP 7 46290 2   Out Of The Blue - OTB
* Blue Note BQ 85127   Various Artists - Blue Note '86 - A New Generation Of Jazz

Tony Williams Sextet

Wallace Roney (trumpet) Donald Harrison (alto sax) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Mulgrew Miller (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Tony Williams (drums, electric drums, drum machine)
M&I Recording Studios, NYC, June 18, 1985
(tk.3)ArboretumBlue Note BT 85119
(tk.2)Takin' My Time-
(tk.3)Sister CherylBlue Note BT 85119, BQ 85127
-ClearwaysBlue Note BT 85119
* Blue Note BT 85119, CDP 7 46289 2   Tony Williams - Foreign Intrigue
* Blue Note BQ 85127   Various Artists - Blue Note '86 - A New Generation Of Jazz

Tony Williams Sextet

Wallace Roney (trumpet) Donald Harrison (alto sax) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Mulgrew Miller (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Tony Williams (drums, electric drums, drum machine): same personnel
M&I Recording Studios, NYC, June 19, 1985
(tk.2)Life Of The PartyBlue Note BT 85119
(tk.3)Foreign Intrigue-
(tk.2)My Michele-
If You Leave Me Nowrejected
* Blue Note BT 85119, CDP 7 46289 2   Tony Williams - Foreign Intrigue

James Newton Tentet

Olu Dara (cornet) James Newton (flute, arranger) Arthur Blythe (alto sax) John Blake (violin) Jay Hoggard (vibes) Roland Hanna (piano) Rick Rozie (bass) Billy Hart (drums -1/4) Pheeroan ak Laff (drums, talking drum -4/7) Anthony Brown (maracas, finger cymbals) Milt Grayson (vocals)
RCA Studios, Studio B, NYC, June 24 & 25, 1985
1.Black And Tan FantasyBlue Note BT 85109, BQ 85127
2.Fleurette Africaine (The African Flower)Blue Note BT 85109
3.Passion Flower-
4.Virgin Jungle-
5.Strange Feeling-
6.Cottontail-
7.Sophisticated Lady-
* Blue Note BT 85109, CDP 7 46292 2   James Newton - The African Flower
* Blue Note BQ 85127   Various Artists - Blue Note '86 - A New Generation Of Jazz

Herbie Hancock - Dexter Gordon Quintet

Dexter Gordon (tenor sax) Herbie Hancock (piano) John McLaughlin (guitar) Pierre Michelot (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Studio Eclair, Paris, France, July 1-12, 1985
As Time Goes ByBlue Note BT 85135
* Blue Note BT 85135, CDP 7 46397 2   Dexter Gordon - The Other Side Of Round Midnight

Dexter Gordon Quintet

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor sax) Cedar Walton (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Tony Williams (drums)
Studio Eclair, Paris, France, August 20 & 21, 1985
Society RedBlue Note BT 85135
* Blue Note BT 85135, CDP 7 46397 2   Dexter Gordon - The Other Side Of Round Midnight

Herbie Hancock Quartet

Wayne Shorter (tenor sax) Herbie Hancock (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Studio Davout, Paris, France, August 20-23, 1985
Call Sheet BluesBlue Note BT 85135
* Blue Note BT 85135, CDP 7 46397 2   Dexter Gordon - The Other Side Of Round Midnight

Herbie Hancock Quartet

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet -1) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes -2) Herbie Hancock (piano) Ron Carter (bass -1) Pierre Michelot (bass -2) Tony Williams (drums -1) Billy Higgins (drums -2)
Studio Eclair, Paris, France, August 20-23, 1985
1.Berangere's Nightmare #2Blue Note BT 85135
2.It's Only A Paper Moon-
* Blue Note BT 85135, CDP 7 46397 2   Dexter Gordon - The Other Side Of Round Midnight

Herbie Hancock - Dexter Gordon Septet

Palle Mikkelborg (trumpet) Wayne Shorter (soprano sax) Dexter Gordon (tenor sax) Herbie Hancock (piano) Ron Carter, Mads Vinding (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Studio Davout, Paris, France, August 22, 1985
'Round MidnightBlue Note BT 85135
* Blue Note BT 85135, CDP 7 46397 2   Dexter Gordon - The Other Side Of Round Midnight

Dexter Gordon Quintet

Palle Mikkelborg (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (soprano sax) Cedar Walton (piano) Mads Vinding (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Studio Davout, Paris, France, August 23, 1985
TivoliBlue Note BT 85135
* Blue Note BT 85135, CDP 7 46397 2   Dexter Gordon - The Other Side Of Round Midnight

Joe Henderson Trio

Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set, November 14, 1985
BeatriceBlue Note rejected
Y Ya La Quiero-
Portrait-
Friday The Thirteenth-

Joe Henderson Trio

Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 2nd set, November 14, 1985
Boo Boo's Birthdayrejected
Soulville-
Happy ReunionBlue Note BT 85123
Isotoperejected
* Blue Note BT 85123, CDP 7 46296 2   Joe Henderson - The State Of The Tenor Live At The Village Vanguard, Vol. 1

Joe Henderson Trio

Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 3rd set, November 14, 1985
Loose ChangeBlue Note rejected
Cheryl-
Ask Me Now-
All The Things You Are-

Joe Henderson Trio

Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set, November 15, 1985
All The Things You Arerejected
Boo Boo's Birthday-
Y Ya La QuieroBlue Note BT 85126
Portrait-
Isotoperejected
Stella By StarlightBlue Note CDP 7 46296 2
* Blue Note BT 85126, CDP 7 46426 2   Joe Henderson - The State Of The Tenor Live At The Village Vanguard, Vol. 2
* Blue Note CDP 7 46296 2   Joe Henderson - The State Of The Tenor Live At The Village Vanguard, Vol. 1

Joe Henderson Trio

Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 2nd set, November 15, 1985
Loose Changerejected
Cheryl-
Ask Me NowBlue Note BT 85123
Soulvillerejected
Friday The ThirteenthBlue Note BT 85123
Beatrice-
* Blue Note BT 85123, CDP 7 46296 2   Joe Henderson - The State Of The Tenor Live At The Village Vanguard, Vol. 1

Joe Henderson Trio

Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 3rd set, November 15, 1985
Loose ChangeBlue Note rejected
Boo Boo's Birthday-
All The Things You Are-
Cheryl-
Happy Reunion-
Soulville-

Joe Henderson Trio

Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set, November 16, 1985
All The Things You AreBlue Note CDP 7 46426 2
Boo Boo's BirthdayBlue Note BT 85126
Ask Me Nowrejected
SoulvilleBlue Note BT 85126
Cheryl-
The Bead Game-
* Blue Note BT 85126, CDP 7 46426 2   Joe Henderson - The State Of The Tenor Live At The Village Vanguard, Vol. 2

Joe Henderson Trio

Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 2nd set, November 16, 1985
Loose ChangeBlue Note BT 85123
Isotope-
Happy Reunionrejected
Beatrice-
Y Ya La Quiero-
Friday The Thirteenth-
* Blue Note BT 85123, CDP 7 46296 2   Joe Henderson - The State Of The Tenor Live At The Village Vanguard, Vol. 1

Joe Henderson Trio

Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 3rd set, November 16, 1985
Boo Boo's BirthdayBlue Note rejected
Happy Reunion-
Soulville-
All The Things You Are-

Joe Henderson Trio

Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 4th set, November 16, 1985
PortraitBlue Note rejected
Friday The Thirteenth-
Happy Reunion-

Freddie Hubbard - Woody Shaw Sextet

Woody Shaw (trumpet) Freddie Hubbard (trumpet, flugelhorn) Kenny Garrett (alto sax, flute) Mulgrew Miller (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Carl Allen (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 21, 1985
tk.2Desert MoonlightBlue Note BT 85121
tk.5Boperation-
* Blue Note BT 85121, CDP 7 46294 2   Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw - Double Take

Freddie Hubbard - Woody Shaw Sextet

Woody Shaw (trumpet) Freddie Hubbard (trumpet, flugelhorn) Kenny Garrett (alto sax, flute) Mulgrew Miller (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Carl Allen (drums): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 22, 1985
tk.9SanduBlue Note BT 85121
tk.12Lament For Booker-
tk.14Just A Ballad For Woody-
tk.16Lotus Blossom-
tk.17Hub-Tones-
* Blue Note BT 85121, CDP 7 46294 2   Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw - Double Take

Michel Petrucciani Trio

Michel Petrucciani (piano) Palle Danielsson (bass) Eliot Zigmund (drums)
RCA Studios, Studio C, NYC, December 20, 1985
The PrayerBlue Note BT 85124
Our Tune-
Face's Face-
Night And Day-
Here's That Rainy Day-
ReginaBlue Note BT 85124, BQ 85127
* Blue Note BT 85124, CDP 7 46295 2   Michel Petrucciani - Pianism
* Blue Note BQ 85127   Various Artists - Blue Note '86 - A New Generation Of Jazz

Thanos Mikroutsikos

David Lynch (alto sax) Yorgos Fakanas (electric bass) Thanos Mikroutsikos (composer)
"Action" Studio, ???, 1985
Duo: ModeratoBlue Note (Eu) 7243 5 84777 2 6
Duo: Largo-
Duo: Presto-
* Blue Note (Eu) 7243 5 84777 2 6   Thanos Mikroutsikos, Gary Burton - Music Stories

1986

Jimmy Smith Octet

Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax) Monty Alexander (piano) Jimmy Smith (organ) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Buster Williams (bass) Kenny Washington (drums) Grady Tate (drums, vocals) Errol "Crusher" Bennett (percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 2, 1986
(tk.2)She's Out Of My LifeBlue Note BT 85125
(tk.1)We Can Make It Work-
(tk.3)Bass Face-
* Blue Note BT 85125, CDP 7 46297 2   Jimmy Smith - Go For Whatcha Know

Jimmy Smith Quintet

Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax) Jimmy Smith (organ) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Grady Tate (drums) Errol "Crusher" Bennett (percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 3, 1986
(tk.2)No SubstituteBlue Note BT 85125
(tk.1)Go For Whatcha Know-
-Fungii Mama (Mama Said)-
* Blue Note BT 85125, CDP 7 46297 2   Jimmy Smith - Go For Whatcha Know

Bobby McFerrin

Wayne Shorter (soprano sax -5) Robin Williams (vocals -7) Bobby McFerrin (vocals, percussion)
"Aquarius Theatre", Los Angeles, CA, February 28, 1986
1.Thinkin' About Your BodyBlue Note BT 85110, BQ 85127
2.From Me To YouBlue Note BT 85110
3.Cara Mia-
4.Opportunity-
5.Walkin'-
6.I Hear Music-
7.Beverly Hills Blues-
8.Manana Iguana-
* Blue Note BT 85110, CDP 7 46298 2   Bobby McFerrin - Spontaneous Inventions
* Blue Note BQ 85127   Various Artists - Blue Note '86 - A New Generation Of Jazz

Bobby McFerrin

Herbie Hancock (piano) Bobby McFerrin (vocals -1)
Studio Davout, Paris, France, February, 1986
1.What Is This Thing Called LoveBlue Note BT 85135
2.'Round Midnight (alternate take)-
* Blue Note BT 85135, CDP 7 46397 2   Dexter Gordon - The Other Side Of Round Midnight

Bobby McFerrin

Herbie Hancock (piano) Bobby McFerrin (vocals, bass)
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, March, 1986
Turtle ShoesBlue Note BT 85110
* Blue Note BT 85110, CDP 7 46298 2   Bobby McFerrin - Spontaneous Inventions

Bobby McFerrin

Bobby McFerrin (vocals)
Different Fur Studios, San Francisco, CA, March, 1986
There Ya GoBlue Note BT 85110
* Blue Note BT 85110, CDP 7 46298 2   Bobby McFerrin - Spontaneous Inventions

The Don Pullen - George Adams Quartet

George Adams (tenor sax) Don Pullen (piano) Cameron Brown (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
RCA Studios, Studio A, NYC, April 30, 1986
(tk.4)We've Been Here All The TimeBlue Note BT 85122
(tk.1)A Time For Sobriety-
(tk.6)Song From The Old Country-
(tk.8)Just Foolin' Around-
(tk.5)Mr. Smoothie-
(tk.1)The Necessary BluesBlue Note (J) CP32-5259; Mosaic MS-013
* Blue Note BT 85122, CDP 7 46314 2, (J) CP32-5259   The Don Pullen-George Adams Quartet - Breakthrough
= Mosaic MS-013   Don Pullen - Mosaic Select

Out Of The Blue

Michael Philip Mossman (trumpet) Kenny Garrett (alto sax) Ralph Bowen (tenor sax) Harry Pickens (piano) Bob Hurst (bass) Ralph Peterson (drums)
RCA Studios, Studio C, NYC, June 19, 1986
Cherry Pickensrejected
Nathan Jones-
(tk.3)ElevationBlue Note BT 85128
Isolationrejected
* Blue Note BT 85128, CDP 7 46395 2   Out Of The Blue - Inside Track

Out Of The Blue

Michael Philip Mossman (trumpet) Kenny Garrett (alto sax) Ralph Bowen (tenor sax) Harry Pickens (piano) Bob Hurst (bass) Ralph Peterson (drums): same personnel
RCA Studios, Studio C, NYC, June 20, 1986
(tk.2)Hot HouseBlue Note BT 85128
(tk.7)Isolation-
(tk.3)Inside Track-
Feeling Goodrejected
(tk.5)E ForceBlue Note BT 85128
(tk.1)Nathan Jones-
-Cherry Pickens-
* Blue Note BT 85128, CDP 7 46395 2   Out Of The Blue - Inside Track

Michel Petrucciani Trio

Wayne Shorter (soprano, tenor sax -5/7) Michel Petrucciani (piano) Jim Hall (guitar)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 14, 1986
1.Beautiful LoveBlue Note CDP 7 46427 2
2.In A Sentimental MoodBlue Note BT 85133
3.Careful-
4.Waltz NewBlue Note CDP 7 46427 2
5.LimboBlue Note BT 85133
6.Morning Blues-
7.Bimini-
* Blue Note BT 85133, CDP 7 46427 2   Michel Petrucciani - Power Of Three

James Newton Quartet

James Newton (flute) Abdul Wadud (cello) Rick Rozie (bass) Pheeroan ak Laff (drums)
RCA Studios, Studio C, NYC, August 20 & 21, 1986
PeaceBlue Note BT 85134
TenderlyBlue Note CDP 7 46431 2
* Blue Note BT 85134, CDP 7 46431 2   James Newton - Romance And Revolution

James Newton Octet

Robin Eubanks, Steve Turre (trombone) James Newton (flute) Jay Hoggard (vibes) Geri Allen (piano) Abdul Wadud (cello) Rick Rozie (bass) Pheeroan ak Laff (drums)
RCA Studios, Studio C, NYC, August 20 & 21, 1986
Forever CharlesBlue Note BT 85134
Meditations On Integration-
The Evening Leans Towards You-
* Blue Note BT 85134, CDP 7 46431 2   James Newton - Romance And Revolution

Stanley Jordan Solo

Stanley Jordan (electric guitar)
"The Rainbow", Denver, CO, August 21, 1986
FundanceBlue Note CDP 7 92356 2
* Blue Note CDP 7 92356 2   Stanley Jordan - Cornucopia

Out Of The Blue

Michael Philip Mossman (trumpet -7/9) Kenny Garrett (alto sax -7/9) Ralph Bowen (tenor sax -7/9) Harry Pickens (piano) Kenny Davis (bass) Ralph Peterson (drums)
"Mt. Fuji Jazz Festival", Japan, August 31, 1986
1.Parisian ThoroughfareBlue Note BT 85141
2.CeliaBlue Note CDP 7 46784 2
3.Over The Rainbow-
4.All God's Children Got Rhythmrejected
5.Blue PearlBlue Note BT 85141
6.Un Poco Locorejected
7.Nathan JonesBlue Note BT 85141
8.Elevation-
9.OTB-
* Blue Note BT 85141, CDP 7 46784 2   Out Of The Blue - Live At Mt. Fuji

James "Blood" Ulmer Quartet

James "Blood" Ulmer (guitar, vocals, arranger) Nicky Skopelitis (12-string guitar, banjo -4) Bill Laswell (electric bass) Ronald Shannon Jackson (drums) Bernard Fowler, Fred Fowler, Muriel Fowler (backing vocals -4)
The Power Station, NYC, Quadrasonic Studio, NYC & RPM Sound Studios, NYC, September 15, 17, 18 & 19, 1986
1.I Belong In The U.S.A.Blue Note BT 85136
2.Lady Blue-
3.After Dark-
4.Show Me Your Love, America-
5.Black Sheep-
6.Wings-
* Blue Note BT 85136, CDP 7 46755 2   James "Blood" Ulmer - America, Do You Remember The Love

Jack Walrath Septet

Jack Walrath (trumpet) Steve Turre (trombone) Kenny Garrett (alto sax) Carter Jefferson (tenor sax) James Williams (piano) Anthony Cox (bass) Ronnie Burrage (drums)
Sound Ideas Studios, NYC, September 19, 1986
Meat!Blue Note BLJ-46905
Children-
No Mystery-
A Study In Porcine-
The Lord's Calypso-
I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, Part 1 & 3-
Monk On The Moon-
A Hymn For The Discontented-
* Blue Note BLJ-46905, CDP 7 46905 2   Jack Walrath - Master Of Suspense

Kenny Burrell And The Jazz Guitar Band

Bobby Broom, Rodney Jones (guitar, electric guitar) Kenny Burrell (guitar, electric guitar, arranger) Dave Jackson (bass) Kenny Washington (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, October 24 & 25, 1986
announcements By Kenny BurrellBlue Note BT 85137
Generation-
High Fly-
Lover Man-
Mark I-
So Little Time-
Fungii Mama-
The Jumpin' The Blues-
Guitar Medley: Dolphin Dance / Naima / The Star-Crossed Lovers / Just FriendsBlue Note CDP 7 46756 2
Confessin' The BluesBlue Note B1-90260
Raincheck-
Blue Days, Blue Dreams-
Salty Papa (aka Blues Chantez)-
Jeannie-
'Round Midnight-
No Hype Blues-
* Blue Note BT 85137, CDP 7 46756 2   Kenny Burrell - Generation
* Blue Note B1-90260, CDP 7 90260 2   Kenny Burrell And The Jazz Guitar Band - Piece Of Blue And The Blues

Stanley Jordan Solo

Stanley Jordan (guitar)
The Power Station, NYC, October, 1986
The Sound Of SilenceBlue Note BT 85130
Sunny-
Georgia On My Mind-
Send One Your Love-
Moon River-
Guitar Man-
One Less Bell To Answer-
Because-
My Favorite Things-
Silent NightBlue Note BT 85130, CDP 7 94857 2
* Blue Note BT 85130, CDP 7 46333 2   Stanley Jordan - Standards, Vol. 1
* Blue Note CDP 7 94857 2   Various Artists - Yule Struttin' (A Blue Note Christmas)

Tony Williams Quintet

Wallace Roney (trumpet) Bill Pierce (soprano, tenor sax) Mulgrew Miller (piano) Charnett Moffett (bass) Tony Williams (drums, drum machine)
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, November 24, 25 & 26, 1986
Geo RoseBlue Note BT 85138
Warrior-
Ancient Eyes-
Soweto Nights-
The Slump-
Civilization-
Mutants On The Beach-
Citadel-
* Blue Note BT 85138, CDP 7 46757 2   Tony Williams - Civilization

Stanley Turrentine Septet With Stevie Wonder

Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax) Stevie Wonder (harmonica -2) Don Grusin (piano, electric piano) Ronnie Foster (piano, electric piano, synthesizer, arranger) Mike Miller (guitar, electric guitar) Abe Laboriel (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Paulinho Da Costa (percussion)
Yamaha R&D Studios, Glendale, CA, December 10, 11 & 12, 1986
1.Bird Of BeautyBlue Note BT 85140
2.Boogie On Reggae Woman-
3.Rocket Love-
* Blue Note BT 85140, CDP 7 46762 2   Stanley Turrentine - Wonderland

Stanley Turrentine Quintet

Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax) Ronnie Foster (keyboards, synthesizer, arranger) Abe Laboriel (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Paulinho Da Costa (percussion)
Yamaha R&D Studios, Glendale, CA, December 10, 11 & 12, 1986
Creepin'Blue Note BT 85140
Don't You Worry 'Bout A Thing-
* Blue Note BT 85140, CDP 7 46762 2   Stanley Turrentine - Wonderland

Stanley Turrentine Duo

Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax) Eddie Del Barrio (keyboards, arranger) Ronnie Foster (arranger)
Yamaha R&D Studios, Glendale, CA, December 10, 11 & 12, 1986
You And IBlue Note BT 85140
* Blue Note BT 85140, CDP 7 46762 2   Stanley Turrentine - Wonderland

Stanley Turrentine Quintet

Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax) Don Grusin (piano) Ronnie Foster (electric piano, synthesizer, vibes, arranger) Abe Laboriel (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums)
Yamaha R&D Studios, Glendale, CA, December 10, 11 & 12, 1986
Living For The CityBlue Note BT 85140
Sir Duke-
* Blue Note BT 85140, CDP 7 46762 2   Stanley Turrentine - Wonderland