Blue Note Records Discography: 1993-1994

1993

Don Pullen And The African-Brazilian Connection

Carlos Ward (alto sax, flute) Don Pullen (piano) Nilson Matta (bass) Mor Thiam (djembe, tabula, rainsticks, wind chimes, vocals -5) Guilherme Franco (timba, berimbau, percussion)
Sorcerer Sound, NYC, February 18 & 19, 1993
1.The Third House On The RightBlue Note 0777 7 89233 2 9
2.Paraty-
3.El Matador-
4.Ah George, We Hardly Knew Ya-
5.Aseeko! (Get Up And Dance!)-
6.Anastasia/Pyramid-
7.Variation On Ode To Life-
* Blue Note 0777 7 89233 2 9   Don Pullen And The African-Brazilian Connection - Ode To Life (A Tribute To George Adams)

Cassandra Wilson

Brandon Ross (steel string guitar) Charlie Burnham (violin) Cassandra Wilson (vocals)
Greene Street Recording, NYC, March, 1993;
Sear Sound, NYC;
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, May, 1993;
Sound On Sound, NYC, July 26, 1993
You Don't Know What Love IsBlue Note (G) F 671007, 0777 7 81357 2 2
Tony Cedras (accordion) Brandon Ross (octave guitar) Kenny Davis (bass) Lance Carter (drums) Cassandra Wilson (vocals)
Come On In My Kitchen-
Kenny Davis (bass) Kevin Johnson (snare) Cassandra Wilson (vocals)
Tell Me You'll Wait For Me-
Brandon Ross (classical guitar, octave guitar) Lance Carter, Kevin Johnson (percussion) Vinx (percussion, voices) Cassandra Wilson (vocals)
Children Of The Night-
Olu Dara (cornet) Brandon Ross (steel string guitar) Cassandra Wilson (vocals)
Hellhound On My Trail-
Don Byron (clarinet) Cyro Baptista, Lance Carter, Jeff Haynes, Kevin Johnson, Bill McClellan, Vinx (percussion) Cassandra Wilson (vocals)
Black Crow-
Cassandra Wilson (voices)
Sankofa-
Gib Wharton (pedal steel guitar) Cyro Baptista, Jeff Haynes (percussion) Cassandra Wilson (vocals)
Estrellas-
same session
Redbone-
Brandon Ross (steel string guitar) Charlie Burnham (violin, mandocello) Lonnie Plaxico (bass) Kevin Johnson (percussion, loose change) Lance Carter (snares) Cassandra Wilson (vocals)
Tupelo Honey-
Gib Wharton (pedal steel guitar) Charlie Burnham (violin) Kenny Davis (bass) Bill McClellan (drums) Cyro Baptista, Jeff Haynes (percussion) Cassandra Wilson (vocals)
Blue Light 'Til Dawn-
Chris Whitley (National resophonic guitar) Cassandra Wilson (vocals)
I Can't Stand The Rain-
* Blue Note 0777 7 81357 2 2, (Eu) 0777 7 81357 2 2, (J) TOCJ-5862   Cassandra Wilson - Blue Light 'Til Dawn
* Blue Note (G) F 671007   Cassandra Wilson - Blue Light 'Til Dawn

Gonzalo Rubalcaba Trio

Gonzalo Rubalcaba (piano) Charlie Haden (bass) Jack DeJohnette (drums)
"Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall", NYC, May 14, 1993
First SongBlue Note 7243 8 30491 2 7
* Blue Note 7243 8 30491 2 7   Gonzalo Rubalcaba - In The USA - Imagine

Don Pullen And The African-Brazilian Connection

Carlos Ward (alto sax) Don Pullen (piano) Nilson Matta (bass) J.T. Lewis (drums) Mor Thiam (djembe, tabula, rainsticks, wind chimes, vocals -4,5)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", Montreux, Switzerland, July 13, 1993
1.Yebino SpringBlue Note 7243 8 30271 2 5
2.Ah George, We Hardly Knew Ya-
3.Capoeira-
4.Kele Mou Bana-
5.Aseeko! (Get Up And Dance!)-
* Blue Note 7243 8 30271 2 5   Don Pullen And The African-Brazilian Connection - Live ... Again, Live At Montreux

Mose Allison

Randy Brecker (trumpet) Joe Lovano (alto sax) Bob Malach (tenor sax) Hugh McCracken (harmonica) Mose Allison (piano, vocals) John Scofield (guitar) Ratzo B. Harris (bass) Paul Motian (drums) Ray Mantilla (congas)
Skyline Studios, NYC, September 8, 9 & 10, 1993
Certified Senior CitizenBlue Note CDP 7243 8 27640 2 1
This Ain't Me-
You Can't Push People Around-
My Ideal-
The Earth Wants You-
Cabaret Card-
Red Wagon-
Children Of The Future-
I Don't Love You-
Who's In, Who's Out-
Natural Born Malcontent-
What A Shame-
Variation On Dixie-
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 27640 2 1   Mose Allison - The Earth Wants You

John Scofield Sextet/Quintet/Quartet/Trio

Eddie Harris (tenor sax -1/5) Larry Goldings (piano, organ -1,2,8) John Scofield (guitar) Dennis Irwin (bass) Bill Stewart (drums) Don Alias (percussion -1/3,6,7)
The Power Station, NYC, October, 1993
1.I'll Take LesBlue Note B1-27327
2.Whip The MuleBlue Note 7243 8 27327 2
3.Do Like EddieBlue Note B1-27327
4.Checkered PastBlue Note 7243 8 27327 2
5.Don't Shoot The Messenger-
6.Golden DazeBlue Note B1-27327
7.She's So Lucky-
8.Dark Blue-
9.77th Floor-
10.Out Of The CityBlue Note 7243 8 27327 2
* Blue Note B1-27327, 7243 8 27327 2   John Scofield - Hand Jive

Max Roach With The New Orchestra Of Boston

Max Roach (drums) The New Orchestra Of Boston, David Epstein (conductor)
"University Of Massachusetts", Amherst, MA, December 2, 1993
Festival Journey: Movement I: Outbursts, Thunder, Clouds And MistsBlue Note 7243 8 34813 2
Festival Journey: Movement II: Bells, Drones And Spiritual Fantasy-
Festival Journey: Movement III: Strutting-
* Blue Note 7243 8 34813 2   Max Roach With The New Orchestra Of Boston And The So What Brass Quintet

McCoy Tyner - Bobby Hutcherson Duo

Bobby Hutcherson (vibes, marimba) McCoy Tyner (piano)
NYC, December 3-4, 1993
Manhattan MoodsBlue Note 7243 8 28423 2 3
Blue Monk-
Dearly Beloved-
(I Loves You) Porgy-
Isn't This My Sound Around Me-
Soul Eyes-
Travelin' Blues-
Rosie-
For Heaven's Sake-
* Blue Note 7243 8 28423 2 3   McCoy Tyner And Bobby Hutcherson - Manhattan Moods

Jimmy Smith Trio

Jimmy Smith (organ, vocals) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Jimmie Smith (drums)
"Kirin Plaza", Osaka, Japan, December 24 & 25, 1993
Chittlins Con CarneBlue Note 7243 8 30451 2
It's All Right With Me-
Organ Grinder's Swing-
The Preacher-
All Day Long-
I Got My Mojo Working-
When Johnny Comes Marching Home-
Back At The Chicken Shack-
The Cat-
same session
SummertimeBlue Note 7243 8 55466 2
Laura-
My Romance-
Mack The Knife-
A Child Is Born-
Stormy Monday-
* Blue Note 7243 8 30451 2   Jimmy Smith - The Master
* Blue Note 7243 8 55466 2   Jimmy Smith - The Master II

John Scofield - Pat Metheny Quartet

John Scofield (guitar) Pat Metheny (guitar, electric guitar, guitar synthesizer) Steve Swallow (bass, electric bass) Bill Stewart (drums)
The Power Station, NYC, December, 1993
I Can See Your House From HereBlue Note 7243 8 27765 2
The Red One-
No Matter What-
Everybody's Party-
Message To My Friend-
No Way Jose-
Say The Brother's Name-
S.C.O.-
Quiet Rising-
One Way To Be-
You Speak My Language-
* Blue Note 7243 8 27765 2   John Scofield, Pat Metheny - I Can See Your House From Here

1994 (55th anniversary)

Kevin Hays Quintet

Seamus Blake (tenor sax) Steve Nelson (vibes) Kevin Hays (piano) Doug Weiss (bass) Brian Blade (drums)
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, January 12 & 13, 1994
Take The D Flat TrainBlue Note 0777 7 89679 2 7
7th Sense-
Three Pillars-
My Man's Gone Now-
Interlude-
Space Acres-
Little B's Poem-
East Of The Sun-
Makyo-
Black Narcissus-
* Blue Note 0777 7 89679 2 7   Kevin Hays - 7th Sense

Sonny Fortune Quartet/Duo/Trio

Sonny Fortune (alto sax -1/7,9,10, flute -8) Kirk Lightsey (piano -1/7,9) Buster Williams (bass -1,2,4/7,9) Santi Debriano (bass -8,10) Billy Hart (drums -1,2,4/7,9) Ronnie Burrage (drums -10)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 17, 18 & 27, 1994
1.Four In OneBlue Note 7243 8 28243 2 9
2.Criss Cross-
3.Reflections-
4.Monk's Dream-
5.Hornin' In-
6.Coming On The Hudson-
7.Trinkle Tinkle-
8.Pannonica-
9.Hackensack-
10.Ask Me Now-
* Blue Note 7243 8 28243 2 9   Sonny Fortune - Four In One

Benny Green Trio With Horns

Benny Green (piano) Christian McBride (bass -1/3,5/8,10,12) Kenny Washington (drums -1/3,5/7,10,12) with Byron Stripling (trumpet -1,3,5) Delfeayo Marsalis (trombone -1,3,5) John Clark (French horn -1,3,5) Herb Besson (tuba -1,3,5) Jerry Dodgion (flute, alto flute, alto sax -1,3,5) Gary Smulyan (baritone sax -1,3,5) Bob Belden (arranger -1,3,5)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 22 & 23, 1994
1.Nice PantsBlue Note 7243 8 29268 2 5
2.Playmate-
3.I Want To Talk About You-
4.The Place To Be-
5.I Felt That-
6.Pensativa-
7.One Of Another Kind-
8.Which Came First?-
9.Noreen's Nocturne-
10.Concertina-
11.The Gravy Waltz-
12.The Folks Who Live On The Hill-
* Blue Note 7243 8 29268 2 5   Benny Green - The Place To Be

Greg Osby's Hip Hop Group

Greg Osby (alto sax) Riva Parker (words)
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, March 25 & 26, 1994
PillarsBlue Note 7243 8 29266 2 7
Greg Osby (alto sax, keyboards) Mulgrew Miller (piano) DJ Ghetto (scratches)
Mr. Freeman-
Greg Osby (alto sax) Mulgrew Miller (piano) DJ Ghetto (scratches) Sha-Key (words)
Rocking Chair-
Greg Osby (alto sax) DJ Ghetto (scratches) Mustafo (words)
Buried Alive-
Greg Osby (alto sax) Markita Morris (words)
Poetry In Motion-
Greg Osby (alto sax) DJ Ghetto (scratches) Markita Morris (words)
Black Book-
Greg Osby (alto sax) DJ Ghetto (scratches) Mustafo (words)
Smokescreen-
Greg Osby (alto sax) DJ Ghetto (scratches) Bernard Collins Jr., Taj McCoy, Markita Morris, Riva Parker (words)
Brewing Poetry-
Greg Osby (alto sax) Mulgrew Miller (piano) Calvin Jones (bass) Bill McClellan (drums) Taj McCoy, Markita Morris (vocals)
Intuition-
Greg Osby (alto sax) DJ Ghetto (scratches) Taj McCoy, Markita Morris, Riva Parker (words)
Fade To Black Medley: A) A Brother And A Token-
Greg Osby (alto sax) Mustafo (words)
Fade To Black Medley: B) In A City Blues-
Greg Osby (alto sax) Taj McCoy, Markita Morris (words)
Fade To Black Medley: C) Urbanite Kodes-
* Blue Note 7243 8 29266 2 7   Greg Osby - Black Book

Gonzalo Rubalcaba Solo

Gonzalo Rubalcaba (piano)
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA with an invited audience, June 23, 1994
ImagineBlue Note 7243 8 30491 2 7
Circuito II-
* Blue Note 7243 8 30491 2 7   Gonzalo Rubalcaba - In The USA - Imagine

Gonzalo Rubalcaba Quartet

Reynaldo Melian (trumpet -1/3) Gonzalo Rubalcaba (piano) Felipe Cabrera (electric bass -1/3) Julio Barreto (drums -1/3)
"Wadswroth Hall", UCLA, Westwood, CA, June 24, 1994
1.ContagioBlue Note 7243 8 30491 2 7
2.Woody'n You-
3.Perfidia-
4.Mima-
* Blue Note 7243 8 30491 2 7   Gonzalo Rubalcaba - In The USA - Imagine