Blue Note Records Discography: 1987-1988

1987

Freddie Hubbard Sextet

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax) Larry Willis (electric piano, synthesizer) George Benson (guitar) Wayne Braithwaite (electric bass) Idris Muhammad (drums, tambourine)
M&I Recording Studios, NYC, January 23, 1987
Battlescar GaloricaBlue Note BT 85139
Soulmates-
* Blue Note BT 85139, CDP 7 46898 2   Freddie Hubbard - Life Flight

Freddie Hubbard Quintet

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Ralph Moore (tenor sax) Larry Willis (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Carl Allen (drums)
M&I Recording Studios, NYC, January 24, 1987
The Melting PotBlue Note BT 85139
Life Flight-
* Blue Note BT 85139, CDP 7 46898 2   Freddie Hubbard - Life Flight

Charnett Moffett Quartet

Kenny Kirkland (synthesizer) Stanley Jordan (guitar) Charnett Moffett (bass) Al Foster (drums)
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, March 9, 1987
The DanceBlue Note BLJ-46993
* Blue Note BLJ-46993, CDP 7 46993 2   Charnett Moffett - Net Man

Charnett Moffett Quartet

Michael Brecker (tenor sax) Kenny Drew Jr. (piano) Charnett Moffett (bass) Codaryl "Cody" Moffett (drums)
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, March 10, 1987
Swing BassBlue Note BLJ-46993
* Blue Note BLJ-46993, CDP 7 46993 2   Charnett Moffett - Net Man

Charnett Moffett Trio

Kenny Kirkland (synthesizer) Charnett Moffett (bass, drum machine) Mino Cinelu (percussion)
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, March 11, 1987
MizzomBlue Note BLJ-46993
Mona Lisa-
* Blue Note BLJ-46993, CDP 7 46993 2   Charnett Moffett - Net Man

Charnett Moffett Quartet

Charles Moffett Jr. (tenor sax) Kenny Drew Jr. (piano) Charnett Moffett (bass) Charles Moffett Sr. (drums)
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, March 13, 1987
Softly, As In A Morning SunriseBlue Note BLJ-46993
* Blue Note BLJ-46993, CDP 7 46993 2   Charnett Moffett - Net Man

Charnett Moffett Trio

Kenny Kirkland (synthesizer) Charnett Moffett (bass, drum machine) Mino Cinelu (percussion)
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, March 13, 1987
For YouBlue Note BLJ-46993
* Blue Note BLJ-46993, CDP 7 46993 2   Charnett Moffett - Net Man

Charnett Moffett Quartet

Kenny Drew Jr. (synthesizer) Charnett Moffett (bass, electric bass, drum machine) Codaryl "Cody" Moffett (cymbals) Mino Cinelu (percussion)
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, March 15, 1987
One Left OverBlue Note BLJ-46993
Net Man-
* Blue Note BLJ-46993, CDP 7 46993 2   Charnett Moffett - Net Man

Dianne Reeves

Freddie Hubbard (flugelhorn) Billy Childs, George Duke (piano) Stanley Clarke (bass) Tony Williams (drums) Airto Moreira (percussion) Dianne Reeves (vocals)
Mama Jo's Recording Studios, North Hollywood, CA, early April, 1987
YesterdaysBlue Note BLJ-46906
I've Got It Bad And That Ain't Good-
* Blue Note BLJ-46906, CDP 7 46906 2   Dianne Reeves

Don Pullen - George Adams Quartet

George Adams (tenor sax, flute) Don Pullen (piano) Cameron Brown (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
RCA Studios, Studio C, NYC, April 21, 1987
(tk.5)Sun WatchersBlue Note BLJ-46907
(tk.4)Warm Up-
(tk.3)1529 Gunn Street-
(tk.1)Serenade For Sariah-
-Sing Me A Song Everlasting-
(tk.3)Another Reason To CelebrateBlue Note CDP 7 46907 2; Mosaic MS-013
* Blue Note BLJ-46907, CDP 7 46907 2   Don Pullen-George Adams Quartet - Song Everlasting
= Mosaic MS-013   Don Pullen - Mosaic Select

Dianne Reeves

Justo Almario (tenor sax) Herbie Hancock (keyboards) Jorge Del Barrio (Synclavier) Paul Jackson Jr. (guitar) Freddie Washington (electric bass) Leon "Ndugu" Chancler (drums) Paulinho Da Costa (percussion) Dianne Reeves (vocals)
Mama Jo's Recording Studios, North Hollywood, CA, early May, 1987
Harvest TimeBlue Note BLJ-46906
Never Said (Chan's Song)-
Never Said (Chan's Song) (single mix)Blue Note (J) CJ20-5029
* Blue Note BLJ-46906, CDP 7 46906 2   Dianne Reeves
* Blue Note (J) CJ20-5029   Dianne Reeves - Oh What A Freedom

Mose Allison Sextet

Arthur Blythe (alto sax) Bobby Malach, Bennie Wallace (tenor sax) Mose Allison (piano, vocals) Dennis Irwin (bass) Tom Whaley (drums)
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, May 10, 1987
(tk.10)JosephineBlue Note BLJ-48015
(tk.2)Gettin' There-
(tk.3)Ever Since The World Ended-
* Blue Note BLJ-48015, CDP 7 48015 2   Mose Allison - Ever Since The World Ended

Mose Allison Quartet

Mose Allison (piano, vocals) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Dennis Irwin (bass) Tom Whaley (drums)
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, May 11, 1987
(tk.5)Indian SummerBlue Note CDP 7 48015 2
(tk.3)Tumblin' Tumbleweed-
(tk.4)I Looked In The MirrorBlue Note BLJ-48015
-What's Your Movie-
* Blue Note BLJ-48015, CDP 7 48015 2   Mose Allison - Ever Since The World Ended

Mose Allison Quintet

Bobby Malach (alto sax) Bennie Wallace (tenor sax) Mose Allison (piano, vocals) Dennis Irwin (bass) Tom Whaley (drums)
M&I Recording Studios, NYC, May 21, 1987
(tk.4)Tai Chi LifeBlue Note BLJ-48015
-Trouble In Mind-
(tk.8)Top Forty-
* Blue Note BLJ-48015, CDP 7 48015 2   Mose Allison - Ever Since The World Ended

Dianne Reeves

Billy Childs (piano) George Duke (synthesizer) Tony Dumas (bass) Ralph Penland (drums) Dianne Reeves (vocals)
Le Gonks West, Los Angeles, CA, late May, 1987
That's AllBlue Note BLJ-46906
I'm O.K.-
* Blue Note BLJ-46906, CDP 7 46906 2   Dianne Reeves

Dianne Reeves

George Duke (piano, synthesizer) Paul Jackson Jr. (guitar) Freddie Washington (electric bass) Rickey Lawton (drums) Paulinho Da Costa (percussion) Dianne Reeves (vocals)
Mama Jo's Recording Studios, North Hollywood, CA, early June, 1987
Sky IslandsBlue Note BLJ-46906
Better Days-
Better Days (single mix)Blue Note (J) CJ20-5029
* Blue Note BLJ-46906, CDP 7 46906 2   Dianne Reeves
* Blue Note (J) CJ20-5029   Dianne Reeves - Oh What A Freedom

Mose Allison Trio

Mose Allison (piano, vocals) Dennis Irwin (bass) Tom Whaley (drums)
M&I Recording Studios, NYC, June 2, 1987
(tk.6)I'm AliveBlue Note BLJ-48015
(tk.4)Puttin' Up With Me-
* Blue Note BLJ-48015, CDP 7 48015 2   Mose Allison - Ever Since The World Ended

Bennie Wallace Quartet

Bennie Wallace (tenor sax) John Scofield (guitar -1) Mitch Watkins (guitar -2) Eddie Gomez (bass -1) Jay Anderson (bass -2) Alvin Queen (drums -1) Jeff Hirshfield (drums -2)
Skyline Studios, NYC, June 8-13, 1987
1.Bon-A-RueBlue Note BN1-48014
2.Carolina Moon-
* Blue Note BN1-48014, CDP 7 48014 2   Bennie Wallace - Border Town

Bennie Wallace Septet

Bennie Wallace (tenor sax) Dr. John (piano, organ) John Scofield, Mitch Watkins (guitar) Will Lee (electric bass) Chris Parker (drums) Herlin Riley (percussion)
Skyline Studios, NYC, June 8-13, 1987
Border TownBlue Note BN1-48014
* Blue Note BN1-48014, CDP 7 48014 2   Bennie Wallace - Border Town

Bennie Wallace Sextet

Ray Anderson (trombone) Bennie Wallace (tenor sax) Dr. John (piano, organ -1,3,5, piano -2,4) John Scofield (guitar) Eddie Gomez (bass) Herlin Riley (drums -1,3,5) Chris Parker (drums -2,4)
Skyline Studios, NYC, June 8-13, 1987
1.SkanctifiedBlue Note BN1-48014
2.Stormy Weather-
3.East Nine-
4.Seven Sisters-
5.Dance With A Dolly (With A Hole In Her Stocking)-
* Blue Note BN1-48014, CDP 7 48014 2   Bennie Wallace - Border Town

Jack Walrath Trio

Jack Walrath (trumpet) James Williams (piano) Willie Nelson (guitar, vocals)
Pedermales Recording Studio, Spicewood, TX, June 9, 1987
A Big Bouquet Of RosesBlue Note BLJ-46905
I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, Part 2-
* Blue Note BLJ-46905, CDP 7 46905 2   Jack Walrath - Master Of Suspense

Bennie Wallace Quintet

Bennie Wallace (tenor sax) Dr. John (piano) Mitch Watkins (guitar) Jay Anderson (bass) Herlin Riley (drums)
Skyline Studios, NYC, June 11, 1987
It's Only A Paper MoonBlue Note CDP 7 48014 2
* Blue Note CDP 7 48014 2   Bennie Wallace - Border Town

Freddie Hubbard - Woody Shaw Sextet

Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw (trumpet) Kenny Garrett (alto sax) Mulgrew Miller (piano) Ray Drummond (bass) Carl Allen (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 11, 1987
tk.3The MoontraneBlue Note BN1-48017
tk.5Down Under-
tk.7Tomorrow's Destiny-
tk.8Nostrand And Fulton-
tk.9Calling Miss Khadija-
* Blue Note BN1-48017, CDP 7 48017 2   Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw - The Eternal Triangle

Freddie Hubbard - Woody Shaw Sextet

Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw (trumpet) Kenny Garrett (alto sax) Mulgrew Miller (piano) Ray Drummond (bass) Carl Allen (drums): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 12, 1987
tk.11Reets And IBlue Note CDP 7 48017 2
tk.12The Eternal TriangleBlue Note BN1-48017
tk.13Sao PauloBlue Note CDP 7 48017 2
* Blue Note BN1-48017, CDP 7 48017 2   Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw - The Eternal Triangle

Bireli Lagrene Sextet

Bill Evans (tenor sax) Clifford Carter (keyboards) Bireli Lagrene (guitar) Victor Bailey (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums) Cafe (percussion)
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, July 4, 1987
Rock ItBlue Note BLJ-48016
Hips-
* Blue Note BLJ-48016, CDP 7 48016 2   Bireli Lagrene - Inferno

Bireli Lagrene Sextet

Bill Evans (tenor sax) Clifford Carter (keyboards) Bireli Lagrene (guitar) Victor Bailey (electric bass) Danny Gottlieb, Dave Weckl (drums) Cafe (percussion)
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, July 5, 1987
IncertitudeBlue Note BLJ-48016
Ballade-
* Blue Note BLJ-48016, CDP 7 48016 2   Bireli Lagrene - Inferno

Bireli Lagrene Sextet

Bill Evans (tenor sax) Clifford Carter (keyboards) Bireli Lagrene (guitar) Victor Bailey (electric bass) Pierre Moerlen, Dave Weckl (drums) Cafe (percussion)
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, July 6, 1987
BergaBlue Note BLJ-48016
Action-
Inferno-
* Blue Note BLJ-48016, CDP 7 48016 2   Bireli Lagrene - Inferno

Bireli Lagrene Solo

Bireli Lagrene (guitar)
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, July 8, 1987
Rue De Pierre, Part 2Blue Note BLJ-48016
* Blue Note BLJ-48016, CDP 7 48016 2   Bireli Lagrene - Inferno

Michel Petrucciani Quartet

Michel Petrucciani (piano) John Abercrombie (guitar) Gary Peacock (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, September 24, 1987
She Did It AgainBlue Note B1-48679
One For Us-
Sahara-
13th-
Mr. K.J.-
* Blue Note B1-48679, CDP 7 48679 2   Michel Petrucciani - Michel Plays Petrucciani

Michel Petrucciani Quintet

Michel Petrucciani (piano) John Abercrombie (guitar) Eddie Gomez (bass) Al Foster (drums) Steve Thornton (percussion)
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, December 9 & 10, 1987
One Night At Ken And Jessica'sBlue Note B1-48679
It's A Dance-
La Champagne-
Brazilian Suite-
* Blue Note B1-48679, CDP 7 48679 2   Michel Petrucciani - Michel Plays Petrucciani

1988

Tony Williams Quintet

Wallace Roney (trumpet) Billy Pierce (tenor, soprano sax) Mulgrew Miller (piano) Charnett Moffett (bass) Tony Williams (drums)
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, April 4-6, 1988
Angel StreetBlue Note B1-48494
Touch Me-
Red Mask-
Kiss Me-
Dreamland-
Only With You-
Pee Wee-
Thrill Me-
Obsession-
* Blue Note B1-48494, CDP 7 48494 2   Tony Williams - Angel Street

Bobby Watson And Horizon

Roy Hargrove (trumpet) Bobby Watson (alto sax) John Hicks (piano) Curtis Lundy (bass) Victor Lewis (drums)
Skyline Studios, NYC, afternoon, May 1, 1988
(tk.7)Country Corn FlakesBlue Note B1-90262
(tk.5)And Then Again-
(tk.3)Forty Acres And A Mule-
-No Question About It-
* Blue Note B1-90262, CDP 7 90262 2   Bobby Watson And Horizon - No Question About It

Bobby Watson And Horizon

Roy Hargrove (trumpet) Frank Lacy (trombone) Bobby Watson (alto sax) John Hicks (piano) Curtis Lundy (bass) Kenny Washington (drums)
Skyline Studios, NYC, night, May 1, 1988
(tk.1)Blood CountBlue Note B1-90262
(tk.2)What Can I Do For You-
(tk.4)As Quiet As It's Keptunissued
(tk.1)MoonriseBlue Note B1-90262
* Blue Note B1-90262, CDP 7 90262 2   Bobby Watson And Horizon - No Question About It

Freddie Hubbard Band

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet, flugelhorn) Todd Cochran (keyboards, arranger) John Lehmkuhl (programs -3) Ben Dowling (sound design -1,3) Stanley Clarke (bass -1) Stix Hooper (drums -1,5) Michael Shrieve (cymbals -1/4,6, electric percussion -5,7) Munyungo Jackson (percussion) Phil Perry (vocals -3)
Burbank, CA, July-November, 1988
1.Spanish RoseBlue Note B1-90905
2.Back To Lovin' Again-
3.Was She Really There-
4.Corazon Amplio (A Song For Bert)-
5.Times Are Changin'-
6.Sabrosa-
7.Fragile-
* Blue Note B1-90905, CDP 7 90905 2   Freddie Hubbard - Times Are Changin'

Bireli Lagrene Quintet

Koono (keyboards) Bireli Lagrene (guitar, acoustic guitar) Jeff Andrews (electric bass -1,3/7) Jurgen Attig (electric bass -2) Dennis Chambers (drums -1/7) Cafe (percussion)
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, August 10-12, 1988
1.TimotheeBlue Note B1-90967
2.Joseph-
3.Jack Rabbit-
4.Foreign Affairs-
5.Passing Through The Night-
6.Senegal-
7.T. Jean-
8.I Can't Get Started-
* Blue Note B1-90967, CDP 7 90967 2   Bireli Lagrene - Foreign Affairs

Bireli Lagrene Solo

Bireli Lagrene (acoustic guitar)
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, August 10-12, 1988
Rue De Pierre, Part 3Blue Note B1-90967
Rue De Pierre, Part 4Blue Note CDP 7 90967 2
Rue De Pierre, Part 5-
* Blue Note B1-90967, CDP 7 90967 2   Bireli Lagrene - Foreign Affairs

Jack Walrath Sextet +

Jack Walrath (trumpet) Rick Margitza (tenor sax -7,8) Carter Jefferson (tenor sax, clarinet) James Williams (piano) John Abercrombie (guitar) Anthony Cox (bass) Ronnie Burrage (drums)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, August 19 & 21, 1988
1.Village Of The DarnedBlue Note B1-91101
2.Watch Your Head-
3.Fright Night-
4.Annie Lee-
5.England-
6.Beer!-
7.Future ReferenceBlue Note CDP 7 91101 2
8.The Small Of The Blues-
* Blue Note B1-91101, CDP 7 91101 2   Jack Walrath - Neohippus

Stanley Turrentine Quintet With Strings

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet -1) Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax) Bobby Lyle (keyboards, arranger) David T. Walker (guitar -2) Paul Jackson Jr. (guitar -3) Abe Laboriel (electric bass) Michael Baker (drums -1,2) Tony Lewis (drums -3) Jean Carne (vocals -3) Radan Kuyumjian, Michele Zivahl, Daniel Smith, Vanesse Kibbe, Cynthia Morrow, Jean Hugo, Herschel Wise, David Shamban, Horia Moroaica (strings) Booker White (conductor) (-2,3)
Ocean Way Recording, Hollywood, CA, September 5-19, 1988
1.Terrible "T"Blue Note B1-90261
2.Touching-
3.Night Breeze-
* Blue Note B1-90261, CDP 7 90261 2   Stanley Turrentine - La Place

Stanley Turrentine Sextet/Septet

Michael Stewart (trumpet -1) Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax) Bobby Lyle (keyboards, arranger) Paul Jackson Jr. (guitar) Kevin Brandon (electric bass -1) Abe Laboriel (electric bass -2) Michael Baker (drums) Paulinho Da Costa (percussion)
Ocean Way Recording, Hollywood, CA, September 5-19, 1988
1.Cruisin'Blue Note B1-90261
2.Take 4-
* Blue Note B1-90261, CDP 7 90261 2   Stanley Turrentine - La Place

Stanley Turrentine Quintet

Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax) Bobby Lyle (keyboards, arranger) Phil Upchurch (guitar -1) Paul Jackson Jr. (guitar -2) Kevin Brandon (electric bass -1) Abe Laboriel (electric bass -2) Michael Baker (drums)
Aire L.A. Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September 5-19, 1988
1.La Place StreetBlue Note B1-90261
2.Sparkie-
* Blue Note B1-90261, CDP 7 90261 2   Stanley Turrentine - La Place

McCoy Tyner Solo

McCoy Tyner (piano)
Merkin Hall, NYC, October 25, 1988
(tk.3)Don't Blame MeBlue Note B1-91651
(tk.1)You Taught My Heart To Sing-
-Lazy Bird-
(tk.2)Contemplation-
(tk.8)Someone To Watch Over Me-
* Blue Note B1-91651, CDP 7 91651 2   McCoy Tyner - Revelations

McCoy Tyner Solo

McCoy Tyner (piano): same personnel
Merkin Hall, NYC, October 26, 1988
(tk.3)RioBlue Note B1-91651
(tk.2)Yesterdays-
-How Deep Is The Ocean-
(tk.1)When I Fall In LoveBlue Note CDP 7 91651 2
(tk.11)In A Mellow ToneBlue Note B1-91651
* Blue Note B1-91651, CDP 7 91651 2   McCoy Tyner - Revelations

McCoy Tyner Solo

McCoy Tyner (piano): same personnel
Merkin Hall, NYC, October 27, 1988
(tk.2)Autumn LeavesBlue Note CDP 7 91651 2
(tk.1)View From The HillBlue Note B1-91651
(tk.5)PeresinsBlue Note CDP 7 91651 2
* Blue Note B1-91651, CDP 7 91651 2   McCoy Tyner - Revelations

Charnett Moffett Quartet/Trio

Kenny Garrett (alto sax -2,3) Charles Moffett Jr. (tenor sax -1) Kenny Drew Jr. (piano, synthesizer) Charnett Moffett (bass, electric bass, keyboards, percussion) Codaryl "Cody" Moffett (drums)
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, late 1988
1.Love Never FailsBlue Note B1-91650
2.Dancing With Love-
3.Eastwood-
4.The Message-
* Blue Note B1-91650, CDP 7 91650 2   Charnett Moffett - Beauty Within

Charnett Moffett Trio

Bernard Wright (synthesizer, drum programs) Stanley Jordan (electric guitar) Charnett Moffett (electric bass, drum programs)
Studio J, NYC, late 1988
AngelaBlue Note B1-91650
* Blue Note B1-91650, CDP 7 91650 2   Charnett Moffett - Beauty Within

Charnett Moffett Quartet

Mondre Moffett (trumpet, synthesizer string) Bernard Wright (synthesizer) Charnett Moffett (bass, keyboards) Charles Moffett Sr. (drums)
The Studio, NYC, late 1988
My Little OneBlue Note B1-91650
* Blue Note B1-91650, CDP 7 91650 2   Charnett Moffett - Beauty Within

Charnett Moffett Duo

Kenny Drew Jr. (piano, synthesizer) Charnett Moffett (bass, drum programs, synthesizer, percussion) Charisa Moffett (vocals)
The Studio, NYC, late 1988
Beauty WithinBlue Note B1-91650
* Blue Note B1-91650, CDP 7 91650 2   Charnett Moffett - Beauty Within

Stanley Jordan Solo

Stanley Jordan (synthesizer guitar)
PLM Hotel, Fort De France, Martinique, France, December 2, 1988
CornucopiaBlue Note B1-92356
* Blue Note B1-92356, CDP 7 92356 2   Stanley Jordan - Cornucopia

Don Pullen Trio

Don Pullen (piano) Gary Peacock (bass) Tony Williams (drums)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, December 16, 1988
(tk.2)Once Upon A TimeBlue Note B1-91785
(tk.3)New Beginnings-
-Warriors-
(tk.4)Jana's Delight-
(tk.3)Silence = DeathBlue Note CDP 7 91785 2; Mosaic MS-013
(tk.2)At The Cafe CentraleBlue Note B1-91785
(tk.3)Reap The Whirlwind-
* Blue Note B1-91785, CDP 7 91785 2   Don Pullen - New Beginnings
= Mosaic MS-013   Don Pullen - Mosaic Select

Gil Melle

Gil Melle (composer, electro orchestrator, programs, all instruments, producer)
Diamondhead, Malibu, CA, 1988-1989
MindscapeBlue Note B1-92168
Double Exposure-
Message From Mozambique-
Shadow And Substance: Vintage Autumn / Experiment Perilous / Zero In The Universe-
Bird Of Paradise-
The Blue Lion-
Anti-GravitationalBlue Note CDP 7 92168 2
Neon CanyonsBlue Note B1-92168
Swamp Girl-
The Richest Man In BogotaBlue Note CDP 7 92168 2
* Blue Note B1-92168, CDP 7 92168 2   Gil Melle - Mindscape