Blue Note Records Discography: 1999-2000

1999 (60th anniversary)

Benny Green Trio

Benny Green (piano) Russell Malone (guitar) Christian McBride (bass)
Avatar Studios, NYC, January 16 & 17, 1999
VirgoBlue Note 7243 4 99527 2 0
Bellarosa-
Summer Nights-
Punjab-
These Are Soulful Days-
Ernie's Tune-
Hocus-Pocus-
Come On Home-
* Blue Note 7243 4 99527 2 0   Benny Green - These Are Soulful Days

Mark Shim Quintet

Mark Shim (tenor, soprano sax) Stefon Harris (vibes, marimba) Edward Simon (piano, Rhodes) Drew Gress (bass) Eric Harland (drums)
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, February 3 & 4, 1999
Turbulent FlowBlue Note 7243 8 23392 2 9
Recorda Me-
Christel Gazing-
Survival Tactics-
Don't Wake The Violent Baby-
Dirty Bird-
Scorpio-
Jive Ones-
Eminenece (For Betty Carter)-
* Blue Note 7243 8 23392 2 9   Mark Shim - Turbulent Flow

Stefon Harris Septet

Steve Turre (trombone) Gary Thomas (alto flute, tenor sax) Greg Osby (alto sax) Stefon Harris (vibes) Jason Moran (piano) Tarus Mateen (bass) Eric Harland (drums)
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, February 14 & 15, 1999
Club MadnessBlue Note 7243 4 99546 2 5
Feline Blues-
There Is No Greater Love-
Of Things To Come-
After The Day Is Done-
Conversations At The Mess-
Black Action Figure-
Collage-
You Stepped Out Of A Dream-
Alovi-
Bass Vibes-
The Alchemist-
Chorale-
Faded Beauty-
Musical Silence-
* Blue Note 7243 4 99546 2 5   Stefon Harris - Black Action Figure

Renee Rosnes Trio

Renee Rosnes (piano) Scott Colley (bass) Billy Drummond (drums) Richard Bona (percussion -4,5) Dianne Reeves (vocals -4,7)
BearTracks Recording Studio, Suffern, NY, February 16-18, 1999
1.Blues ConnotationBlue Note 7243 4 99997 2 5
2.With A Little Help From My Friends-
3.Goodbye-
4.Ancient Footprints-
5.Fleurette Africaine-
6.Romp-
7.Lazy AfternoonBlue Note 7243 4 99997 2 5, 7243 5 26584 2 8
8.Little SpiritBlue Note 7243 4 99997 2 5
9.Sanfona-
10.Children's Song No. 3-
Renee Rosnes (piano) Scott Colley (bass) Billy Drummond (drums)
With A Little Help From My Friends (alternate take)Blue Note 7243 5 26584 2 8
So In Love-
* Blue Note 7243 4 99997 2 5   Renee Rosnes - Art & Soul
* Blue Note 7243 5 26584 2 8   Renee Rosnes - With A Little Help From My Friends

Medeski Martin And Wood (MMW)

John Medeski (piano, melodica) Chris Wood (bass) Billy Martin (drums, percussion, mbira)
"Tonic", NYC, March 16-20 & 23-26, 1999
InvocationBlue Note 7243 5 25271 2
Afrique-
Seven Deadlies-
Your Lady-
Rise Up-
Buster Rides Again-
Thaw-
Hey Joe-
* Blue Note 7243 5 25271 2   Medeski Martin And Wood - Tonic

Ronny Jordan

Joel Campbell (keyboards, arranger) Ronny Jordan (guitar) Steve Lewinson (bass) Poogie Bell (drums) Stephanie McKay (vocals)
Unique Studios/Skyelab Studios, NYC & Timeless Studios/Hear No Evil Studios, London, England, March-July, 1999
A Brighter DayBlue Note B1-20208
Todd Horton (trumpet) Bruce Flowers (piano, electric piano, keyboards) Ronny Jordan (acoustic guitar, guitar, synthesizer, drum programs) Ian Martin (bass) Poogie Bell (drums) Stephanie McKay (backing vocals)
Aftermath-
Bruce Flowers (electric piano) Ronny Jordan (guitar, bass, synthesizer guitar, synthesizer) DJ Spinna (drum programs, scratches)
Mackin-
Ticklah (keyboards, sound effects) Ronny Jordan (guitar, bass, synthesizer guitar, synthesizer) DJ Spinna (drum programs, scratches) Jill Jones (vocals)
Why-
Roy Ayers (vibes) Bruce Flowers (electric piano) Ronny Jordan (guitar, bass, drum programs, guitar synthesizer, keyboards) Neil Clarke (percussion)
Mystic Voyage-
Ronny Jordan (guitar) Zachary Breaux (sampled rhythm guitar)
BreauxludeBlue Note 7243 5 20208 2, (J) TOCP-65391
Brian Mitchell (organ) Ronny Jordan (guitar, bass, drum programs, guitar synthesizer, keyboards) Neil Clarke (percussion)
London LowdownBlue Note B1-20208
Bruce Flowers (piano, electric piano, keyboards) Ronny Jordan (acoustic guitar, guitar, synthesizer, drum programs) Poogie Bell (drums) Cafe (percussion)
Two Worlds-
Marcus Persiani (piano) Ronny Jordan (guitar, sub bass, drum synthesizer, synthesizer) Andy Gonzalez (bass) Cafe (percussion)
Mambo InnBlue Note 7243 5 20208 2, (J) TOCP-65391
Bruce Flowers (piano, electric piano, keyboards) Ronny Jordan (acoustic guitar, guitar, synthesizer, drum programs) Ian Martin (bass) Poogie Bell (drums) Cafe (percussion) Philip Hamilton (backing vocals)
Rio-
Steve Wilson (flute) Onaje Allan Gumbs (piano) Ronny Jordan (acoustic guitar, synthesizer guitar, B&D programs) Ian Martin (bass) Clarence Penn (drums) Shiva Shankar (tabla) Sivashakti Sivanesan (vocals)
New DelhiBlue Note B1-20208
Bruce Flowers (piano, electric piano, keyboards) Ronny Jordan (acoustic guitar, guitar, synthesizer, drum programs) Ian Martin (bass) Poogie Bell (drums) Cafe (percussion)
Seeing Is BelievingBlue Note 7243 5 20208 2, (J) TOCP-65391
Stefon Harris (vibes) Bruce Flowers (piano) Ronny Jordan (guitar, synthesizer guitar) Ian Martin (bass) Jeff "Tain" Watts (drums)
5/8 In Flow-
Ronny Jordan (all instruments)
State Of GraceBlue Note (J) TOCP-65391
Joel Campbell (keyboards, arranger) Ronny Jordan (guitar) Steve Lewinson (bass) Poogie Bell (drums) DJ Spinna (mixer) Stephanie McKay (vocals) Mos Def (rap)
A Brighter Day (Remix)Blue Note 7243 5 20208 2, (J) TOCP-65391
* Blue Note B1-20208, 7243 5 20208 2, (J) TOCP-65391   Ronny Jordan - A Brighter Day

Erik Truffaz Quartet

Erik Truffaz (trumpet) Patrick Muller (piano, electric piano) Marcello Giuliani (bass, electric bass) Marc Erbetta (drums, percussion) Nya (vocals)
Studio De Flon, Lausanne, Switzerland, April 3-6, 1999
Sweet MercyBlue Note (F) 5 22123 1, (F) 7243 5 22123 2, (F) 5 27472 1
3/4 Arroyo (as Arroyo)-
Minaret #1 (as Minaret)-
Bending New Corners-
Friendly FireBlue Note (F) 5 22123 1, (F) 7243 5 22123 2
MoreBlue Note (F) 5 22123 1, (F) 7243 5 22123 2, (F) 5 27472 1
Less-
SiegfriedBlue Note (F) 5 22123 1, (F) 7243 5 22123 2
Minaret #2Blue Note (F) 5 22123 1
BettyBlue Note (F) 5 22123 1, (F) 7243 5 22123 2
AndBlue Note (F) 5 22123 1, (F) 7243 5 22123 2, (F) 5 27472 1
* Blue Note (F) 5 22123 1   Erik Truffaz - Bending New Corners
* Blue Note (F) 5 27472 1, (F) 7243 5 27472 2   Erik Truffaz - The Mask
* Blue Note (F) 7243 5 22123 2   Erik Truffaz - Bending New Corners

Greg Osby Quintet

Greg Osby (alto sax) Stefon Harris (vibes) Jason Moran (piano) Tarus Mateen (bass) Eric Harland (drums)
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, April 22 & 23, 1999
EntruptionBlue Note 7243 4 99871 2 8
Stride Logic-
Diary Of The Same Dream-
Equalatogram-
All Neon Like-
Fragmatic Decoding-
The Inner Circle Principle-
Sons Of The Confidential-
Self-Portrait In Three Colors-
* Blue Note 7243 4 99871 2 8   Greg Osby - Inner Circle

Paco Sery

Jean-Phillippe Dary (keyboards) Jean-Pierre Taieb (guitar) Guillaume Farley (rhythm guitar) Michel Alibo (bass) Paco Sery (drums, rhythm guitar, composer, arranger)
EMI France, Studio Gimmick, France, circa summer-fall 1999
Donne-Moi Une ChanceBlue Note (F) 5 21758-2
Pierre Dreuvet, Nicolas Folmer (trumpet) Nelly Jallerat (bass clarinet) Stefano Di Battista, Daniele Scannapieco, Philippe Sellam (sax) Guillaume Farley (bass, vocals) Paco Sery (drums, percussion, keyboards, bass synthesizer, rhythm guitar, composer, arranger, programs) Mustafa Assemian, Fredo Piot (percussion) Mustafa Assemian, Guillaume Farley, Helene Mittret, Paco Sery (choir)
Partage-
Ali Keita (balafon) Julien Agazar (talkbox) Jean-Pierre Taieb (guitar) Guy N'Sangue (bass) Paco Sery (drums, acoustic guitar, keyboards, sanza, composer, arranger) Guillaume Farley (vocals)
Lucie-
Pierre Dreuvet, Nicolas Folmer (trumpet) Stefano Di Battista, Philippe Sellam (sax) Berth Gielen (organ) Eric Legnini (Clavinet) Daniel Romeo, Jean-Pierre Taieb (rhythm guitar) Paco Sery (drums, keyboards, rhythm guitar, slap bass, composer, arranger) Daara J (voice)
Nasty Girl-
Flavio Boltro (trumpet) Stefano Di Battista (sax) Julien Agazar (keyboards) Daniel Romeo (bass, guitar) Paco Sery (drums, percussion, keyboards, composer, arranger) Daara J, Awa Timbo (voice) Isabel Gonzalez, Bessy Gordon, Nadia N'Guyen (choir)
Pigmee Rap-
Pierre Dreuvet (trumpet) Nelly Jallerat (bass clarinet) Philippe Sellam (sax) Thierry Eliez (Hammond organ) Julien Agazar, Eric Legnini (keyboards) Paco Sery (keyboards, composer, arranger, programs) Daniel Romeo (guitar) Cesar Anot, Thierry Fanfan (bass) Angelique Kidjo (vocals) Mustafa Assemian, Isabel Gonzalez, Bessy Gordon, Freddy Meyer, Mike Robinson, Paco Sery (choir)
Dialogue-
Xalat (guitar, voice, choir) Abdoulaye Mbaye (lead vocals) Paco Sery (arranger, keyboards, snare drum)
Win-
Taoufik (keyboards) Paolo Pondi (guitar) Guillaume Farley (bass, guitar) Paco Sery (drums, percussion, keyboards, guitar, composer, arranger, programs) Mustafa Assemian, Isabel Gonzalez, Bessy Gordon, Helene Nach, Nadia N'Guyen, Paco Sery, Zoko (choir)
Maghreb-
Manu Dibango (tenor sax) Etenne M'Bappe (bass) Paco Sery (drums, percussion, keyboards, arranger, composer, programs) Mustafa Assemian (vocals, percussion) Cesar Anot, Mustafa Assemian, Isabel Gonzalez, Bessy Gordon, Paco Sery (choir)
Bassam-
Eric Legnini (piano) Olivier Ajavon, Jean-Pierre Taieb (guitar) Paco Sery (percussion, vocals, guitar, composer, arranger) Oumou Kouyate, Paco Sery (voice) Isabel Gonzalez, Bessy Gordon, Mamadou, Nadia N'Guyen, Cha Undra (choir)
Guerini Blues-
Julien Agazar, Eric Legnini (keyboards) Jean-Marie Ecay (guitar) Thierry Fanfan (bass) Paco Sery (drums, percussion, timbales, keyboards, composer) Mustafa Assemian, Fredo Piot (timbales) Dimitrus Evans (vocals) Mustafa Assemian, Isabel Gonzalez, Bessy Gordon, Freddy Meyer, Nadia N'Guyen, Mike Robinson, Paco Sery, Cha Undra (choir)
Thank Full-
Nanda Kuma (tabla) Paco Sery (sanza, percussion, composer, arranger) Dianne Reeves (lead vocals) Mustafa Assemian, Isabel Gonzalez, Bessy Gordon, Nadia N'Guyen, Paco Sery, Cha Undra (choir)
Senza Univers-
Eric Legnini (piano) Paco Sery (drums, keyboards, percussion, composer, arranger, programs) Olivier Monteil (drums, percussion)
Jungle-
Jean-Phillippe Dary, Paco Sery (keyboards, programs)
Break Interlude-
Eric Legnini (piano) K. Brisca, Guillaume Farley (guitar) Abib Faye (bass) Paco Sery (drums, percussion, keyboards, guitar, composer, arranger, programs) Mewe (vocals) Mustafa Assemian, Balou Canta, Marie-Celine Chrone, Dangui, Isabel Gonzalez, Bessy Gordon, Nadia N'Guyen, Paco Sery, Abou What (choir)
Faut Pas Nous Blaguer-
Nelly Jallerat (bass clarinet) Mustafa Assemian, Anga Miguel Diaz, Fredo Piot, Moktar Samba (percussion) Paco Sery (vocals, drums, percussion, timbales, composer, arranger, programs) Mustafa Assemian, Paco Sery, Daby Toure, Oumar Toure, Zoko (choir)
Salt Peanuts-
* Blue Note (F) 5 21758-2   Paco Sery - Voyages

Greg Osby Sextet

Gary Thomas (flute, alto flute, tenor sax) Greg Osby (alto sax, clarinet) Andrew Hill (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Scott Colley (bass) Terri Lyne Carrington (drums)
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, September 8 & 9, 1999
AshesBlue Note 7243 5 20134 2 5
Who Needs Forever-
The Watcher-
Jitterbug Waltz-
Sanctus-
Indiana-
Nature Boy-
Tough Love-
With Son-
The Wather 2-
* Blue Note 7243 5 20134 2 5   Greg Osby - The Invisible Hand

2000

Jason Moran Trio / The Bandwagon

Jason Moran (piano, Fender Rhodes, Hammond B-3) Tarus Mateen (bass) Nasheet Waits (drums)
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, January 15 & 16, 2000
LaterBlue Note 7243 5 23884 2 4
Thief Without Loot-
Joga-
Wig Wise-
Yojimbo-
Another One-
Lies Are Sol-
Murder Of Don Fanucci-
Twelve-
Three Of The Same From Two Different-
Fragment Of A Necklace-
Battle Of The Cattle Acts-
Gangsterism On Wood-
* Blue Note 7243 5 23884 2 4   Jason Moran - Facing Left

Mose Allison Trio/Quartet

Mose Allison (piano, vocals) Roy Babbington (bass) Mark Taylor (drums)
"The Pizza Express", London, England, January 21 & 22, 2000
Excursion And InterludeBlue Note 7243 5 29747 2 6
No Trouble Livin'-
I Ain't Got Nothing But The Blues-
Everybody's Cryin' Mercy-
Meet Me At No Special Place-
If You Only Knew-
Middle Class White Boy-
You Are My Sunshine-
What's Your Movie-
How Much Truth-
Ever Since The World Ended-
You Call It Jogging-
Trouble In Mind-
I'm Not Talking-
I Feel So Good-
Since I Fell For You-
The Seventh Son-
Hello There Universe-
What Do You Do After...-
Gettin' There-
I Love The Life I Live (I Live The Life I Love)-
Finale-
Mose Allison (piano, vocals) Jim Mullen (guitar) Roy Babbington (bass) Mark Taylor (drums)
Just Like Livin'Blue Note 7243 5 29748 2 5
Lucky So & So-
Swinging Machine-
Tell Me Something-
Molecular Structure-
One Of These Days-
Your Mind Is On Vacation-
Baby Please Don't Go-
Fool's Paradise-
City Home-
Going To The City-
Days Like This-
Wild Man On The Loose-
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me-
Foolkiller-
Don't Forget To Smile-
You Can Count On Me-
* Blue Note 7243 5 29747 2 6   Mose Allison - The Mose Chronicles: Live In London, Volume 1
* Blue Note 7243 5 29748 2 5   Mose Allison - The Mose Chronicles: Live In London, Volume 2

Gonzalo Rubalcaba Trio

Gonzalo Rubalcaba (piano, keyboards, percussion) Carlos Henriquez (upright bass) Ignacio Berroa (drums, rainmaker) with special guests: Robert Quintero (congas -2,5) Luis Quintero (timbales, guiro -2,5) Jim Anderson (rainmaker -9)
Avatar Studios, NYC, December 2-5, 2000
1.SupernovaBlue Note 7243 5 31172 2 1
2.El Cadete Constitucional (The Constitutional Cadet)-
3.Alma Mia (Soul Of Mine)-
4.La Voz Del Centro (The Voice Between)-
5.El Manicero (The Peanut Vendor)-
6.Supernova 2-
7.Otra Mirada (Another View)-
8.The Hard One (Trio Version)-
9.Oren (Pray)-
* Blue Note 7243 5 31172 2 1   Gonzalo Rubalcaba Trio - Supernova