Booker Little Discography

1958 (age 20)

Max Roach Quintet

Booker Little (trumpet) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Eddie Baker (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, June 3, 1958
16982Shirley (mono version)EmArcy MG 36132; Mosaic MD7-201
JB323Shirley (stereo version)Mercury SR 60128; Mosaic MD7-201
16983Memo To Maurice (mono version)EmArcy MG 36132; Mosaic MD7-201
JB324Memo To Maurice (stereo version)Mercury SR 60128; Mosaic MD7-201
16984 | JB325Stella By StarlightEmArcy MG 36132; Mercury SR 60128; Mosaic MD7-201
16985 | JB326Sporty-
16986My Old Flame (mono version)EmArcy MG 36132; Mosaic MD7-201
JB327My Old Flame (stereo version)Mercury SR 60128; Mosaic MD7-201
JB328Stompin' At The Savoy-
16987Stompin' At The Savoy (mono outchorus)EmArcy MG 36132; Mosaic MD7-201
* EmArcy MG 36132; Mercury MG 20559; Universal (J) UCCM 9110   Max Roach + 4 On The Chicago Scene
* Mercury SR 60128   Max Roach + 4 On The Chicago Scene (not released?)
= Mercury (J) 195J-41   Max Roach + 4 On The Chicago Scene
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Max Roach New Quintet

Booker Little (trumpet) Ray Draper (tuba) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums)
summer 1958
17644 | JB342Love For SaleEmArcy MG 36140; Mosaic MD7-201
* EmArcy MG 36140, SR 80010; Mercury MG 20524, SR 60201, (J) 195J-42   Max Roach + 4 At Newport
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Max Roach New Quintet

Booker Little (trumpet) Ray Draper (tuba) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, July 6, 1958
Spoken Introduction By Max RoachMosaic MD7-201
17645La VillaEmArcy MG 36140; Mosaic MD7-201
17646A Night In Tunisia-
17647Deeds, Not WordsMercury (J) 195J-42; Mosaic MD7-201
17648Minor ModeEmArcy MG 36140; Mosaic MD7-201
17649Tune Up-
* EmArcy MG 36140, SR 80010; Mercury MG 20524, SR 60201, (J) 195J-42   Max Roach + 4 At Newport
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Max Roach New Quintet

Booker Little (trumpet) Ray Draper (tuba) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
NYC, September 4, 1958
You Stepped Out Of A DreamRiverside RLP 12-280; Milestone M 47016
FilideRiverside RLP 12-280
It's You Or No One-
Jodie's Cha-ChaRiverside R 45417, RLP 12-280; Milestone M 47016
Deeds, Not WordsRiverside REP 145, RLP 12-280
Larry-LarueRiverside R 45417, RLP 12-280; Milestone M 47016
* Riverside RLP 12-280, RLP 1122, RS 3018; Original Jazz Classics OJC 304, OJCCD 304-2   Max Roach - Deeds, Not Words
= Jazzland JLP 79, JLP 979   Max Roach - Conversation
= Milestone M 47061   Max Roach - Conversations
* Milestone M 47016   Art Blakey/Max Roach/Elvin Jones/Philly Joe Jones - The Big Beat
* Riverside REP 145   Max Roach - Deeds, Not Words
* Riverside R 45417   Max Roach - Jodie's Cha-Cha / Larry-Larue

The Max Roach Quintet / Mary Ann McCall

Booker Little (trumpet) Ray Draper (tuba) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
KABC-TV, Stars Of Jazz #118. 1958-#39, October 6, 1958
Minor Mode BluesCalliope CAL 3013
The Scene Is Clean-
same session
Love For Sale-
* Calliope CAL 3013   Max Roach, Bud Shank - Sessions, Live

Booker Little 4 And Max Roach

Booker Little (trumpet) George Coleman (tenor saxophone -1,3/5) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, October, 1958
1.MilestonesUnited Artists UAL 4034
2.Sweet And Lovely-
3.Rounder's Mood-
4.Dungeon Waltz-
5.Jewel's Tempo-
6.Moonlight Becomes You-
* United Artists UAL 4034, UAS 5034   Booker Little 4 - The Defiant Ones
= Blue Note CDP 7 84457 2   Booker Little 4 Plus Max Roach - Milestones

Max Roach New Quintet

Booker Little (trumpet) Ray Draper (tuba) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, NYC, November 4, 1958
Tuba De NodTime T/70003
Milano-
Variations On The Scene-
Pieces Of Quincy (Pies Of Quincy)-
Old Folks-
SadigaTime T/70003; Mainstream MDCD 720
Gandolfo's BounceTime T/70003
* Time T/70003   Max Roach - Award-Winning Drummer
= Time 52087, S/2087   Max Roach
* Mainstream MDCD 720   Various Artists - Highstream: The Best Of Mainstream Jazz

1959

Max Roach Quintet

Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Fine Recording, NYC, January 22, 1959
18128-9LepaMercury MG 20457; Mosaic MD7-201
18129-7Connie's Bounce-
18137-5Prelude-
18138-11Bemsha Swing-
18139-5Tympanalli-
18140-4There's No You-
18141-7A Little Sweet-
* Mercury MG 20457, SR 60140   Max Roach - A Little Sweet (not released)
= Mercury MG 20911, SR 60911; Universal (J) UCCM 9125   Max Roach - The Many Sides Of Max
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Young Men From Memphis

Booker Little, Louis Smith (trumpet) Frank Strozier (alto saxophone) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Phineas Newborn (piano) Calvin Newborn (guitar) George Joyner (bass) Charles Crosby (drums)
Olmstead Sound Studios, NYC, April 15, 1959
Things Ain't What They Used To BeUnited Artists UAL 4029; Blue Note CDP 7 84457 2
Blue 'N' Boogie-
* United Artists UAL 4029, UAS 5029, UAL 4084, UAS 5084   Young Men From Memphis - Down Home Reunion
* Blue Note CDP 7 84457 2   Booker Little 4 Plus Max Roach - Milestones

Bill Henderson With Benny Golson's Orchestra

Booker Little (trumpet) Bernard McKinney (trombone, euphonium) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums) Bill Henderson (vocals) Benny Golson (arranger)
Chicago, IL, October 27, 1959
59-1310Moanin'Vee-Jay VJLP 1015, NVJ2-909
59-1311Bad LuckVee-Jay VJ 337, VJLP 1015, NVJ2-909
59-1312The Song Is YouVee-Jay VJLP 1015, NVJ2-909
59-1313This Little Girl Of Mine-
59-1314You Make Me Feel So Young-
59-1315Without YouVee-Jay unknown
* Vee-Jay VJLP 1015, VJSR 1015, (J) 22YB-2021   Bill Henderson Sings
* Vee-Jay NVJ2-909   Bill Henderson - His Complete Vee-Jay Recordings, Vol. 1
* Vee-Jay VJ 337   Bill Henderson With Benny Golson's Orchestra (no details)

Slide Hampton Octet

Burt Collins, Freddie Hubbard, Booker Little (trumpet) Bernard McKinney (baritone horn) Slide Hampton (trombone) George Coleman (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Jay Cameron (baritone saxophone, bass clarinet) George Tucker (bass) Kenny Dennis, Pete LaRoca, Charlie Persip (drums)
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, late 1959
NewportStrand SLS 1006
Autumn Leaves-
Althea-
Jazz Corner-
Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child-
Go East Young Man-
Patricia-
Woody'n You-
* Strand SLS 1006   Slide Hampton - Slide!

Frank Strozier Quintet

Booker Little (trumpet) Frank Strozier (alto saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, December 9, 1959
tk.8Lucka Duce (alt. take)Mosaic MD6-205
tk.10Lucka DuceVee-Jay (J) RJL 2640, (J) FHCY 1001, (J) FHCY 1020/21, NVJ2-903, (J) PVCP 8188; Mosaic MD6-205
tk.4A Starling's Theme (alt. take)Mosaic MD6-205
60-1454 tk.6A Starling's ThemeVee-Jay VJLP 3005
tk.15Runnin' (1st version) (Run)Vee-Jay (J) FHCY 1020/21, NVJ2-903, (J) PVCP 8188; Mosaic MD6-205
tk.5TibbitVee-Jay (J) RJL 6025, (J) FHCY 1001, (J) FHCY 1020/21, NVJ2-903, (J) PVCP 8188; Mosaic MD6-205
tk.1Just In Time (studio chatter)Vee-Jay (J) 22YB-2009, (J) 32YD-1009, (J) FHCY 1020/21; Mosaic MD6-205
tk.2Just In Time (alt. take)-
tk.3Just In TimeVee-Jay (J) RJL 6025, NVJ2-903, (J) PVCP 8188; Mosaic MD6-205
60-1453 tk.2W.K. BluesVee-Jay VJLP 3005
* Vee-Jay (J) RJL 2640   Various Artists - Alternate Sessions At The Early '60s
* Vee-Jay VJLP 3005, VJSR 3005, (J) 22YB-2009, (J) 32YD-1009, (J) FHCY 1020/21, (J) PVCP 8188   Fantastic Frank Strozier
= Affinity (E) AFF 49   Frank Strozier/Booker Little - Waltz Of The Demons
= Vee-Jay NVJ2-903   Fantastic Frank Strozier-Plus
= Mosaic MD6-205   The Complete Vee Jay Paul Chambers - Wynton Kelly Sessions 1959-61
* Vee-Jay (J) RJL 6025   Wynton Kelly - Kelly's Memories
* Vee-Jay (J) FHCY 1001   Wynton Kelly - Alternate Takes Of Fantastic And The Others

1960

Frank Strozier Quintet

Booker Little (trumpet) Frank Strozier (alto saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
Bell Sound Studio B, NYC, February 3, 1960
tk.3I Don't Know (alt. take)Vee-Jay (J) FHCY 1001, (J) FHCY 1020/21; Mosaic MD6-205
60-1455 tk.6I Don't KnowVee-Jay VJLP 3005
tk.4Runnin' (alt. take)Vee-Jay (J) FHCY 1001, (J) FHCY 1020/21; Mosaic MD6-205
60-1457 tk.7Runnin'Vee-Jay VJLP 3005
tk.1Waltz Of The Demons (alt. take)Vee-Jay (J) FHCY 1001, (J) FHCY 1020/21; Mosaic MD6-205
60-1456 tk.3Waltz Of The DemonsVee-Jay VJLP 3005
tk.3Off Shore (alt. take)Vee-Jay (J) FHCY 1001, (J) FHCY 1020/21, NVJ2-903, (J) PVCP 8188; Mosaic MD6-205
60-1458 tk.5Off ShoreVee-Jay VJLP 3005
* Vee-Jay VJLP 3005, VJSR 3005, (J) 22YB-2009, (J) 32YD-1009, (J) FHCY 1020/21, (J) PVCP 8188   Fantastic Frank Strozier
= Affinity (E) AFF 49   Frank Strozier/Booker Little - Waltz Of The Demons
= Vee-Jay NVJ2-903   Fantastic Frank Strozier-Plus
= Mosaic MD6-205   The Complete Vee Jay Paul Chambers - Wynton Kelly Sessions 1959-61
* Vee-Jay (J) FHCY 1001   Wynton Kelly - Alternate Takes Of Fantastic And The Others

Armando Peraza Septet

Marcus Belgrave, Donald Byrd, Booker Little (trumpet) Mal Waldron (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Armando Peraza (congas)
NYC, spring 1960
Chasing The BirdWarwick W 5003
Wee Tina-
Call To Arms-
same session
Chasing The BirdTCB LP 1004
Call To Arms-
Wee Tina-
* Warwick W 5003, W 5003 ST   Curtis Fuller/Booker Little/Donald Byrd/'Philly' Joe Jones/Paul Chambers/Pepper Adams/Bill Evans/Mal Waldron/Ed Shaughnessy/Armando Peraza/Marcus Belgrave/Addison Farmer/Don Ellis/Willie Rodriguez/Earl Zindars - The Soul Of Jazz Percussion
* TCB LP 1004   Donald Byrd/Booker Little - The Third World

Willie Rodriguez Octet

Don Ellis, Booker Little (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Mal Waldron (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) 'Philly' Joe Jones (drums) Willie Rodriguez (congas) Ed Shaughnessy (percussion, vibraphone)
NYC, spring 1960
November AfternoonWarwick W 5003
Witchfire-
Construction Crew-
same session
Construction Crew (Construction)TCB LP 1004
November Afternoon-
Witch Fire (Witchfire)TCB LP 1003
* Warwick W 5003, W 5003 ST   Curtis Fuller/Booker Little/Donald Byrd/'Philly' Joe Jones/Paul Chambers/Pepper Adams/Bill Evans/Mal Waldron/Ed Shaughnessy/Armando Peraza/Marcus Belgrave/Addison Farmer/Don Ellis/Willie Rodriguez/Earl Zindars - The Soul Of Jazz Percussion
* TCB LP 1004   Donald Byrd/Booker Little - The Third World
* TCB LP 1003   Booker Little And Booker Ervin - Sounds Of Inner City

Booker Little Quartet

Booker Little (trumpet) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Scott LaFaro (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
NYC, April 13, 1960
Opening StatementTime 52011
Minor Sweet-
The Grand Valse-
Who Can I Turn To-
* Time 52011, S/2011   Booker Little

Booker Little Quartet

Booker Little (trumpet) Wynton Kelly (piano) Scott LaFaro (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
NYC, April 15, 1960
Bee Tee's Minor PleaTime 52011
Life's A Little Blue-
* Time 52011, S/2011   Booker Little

The Teddy Charles New Directions Quartet Plus

Booker Little (trumpet) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Mal Waldron (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
"The Museum Of Modern Art", NYC, August 25, 1960
ScoochieWarwick W 2033
Cycles-
Embraceable You-
Blues De Tambour-
Stardust-
Take 3 Parts Jazz Suite: Route 4 / Byriste / Father George-
The Confined Few-
same session
Scoochie (edited version) (Souchie)TCB LP 1003
Cycles (edited version)-
Stardust (edited version)-
The Confined Few (edited version)-
Blues De Tambour (edited version) (Blues De'Tambour)-
* Warwick W 2033, W 2033 ST   The Teddy Charles New Directions Quartet - Metronome Presents Jazz In The Garden At The Museum Of Modern Art
* TCB LP 1003   Booker Little And Booker Ervin - Sounds Of Inner City

Max Roach Sextet

Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Walter Benton (tenor saxophone) Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone -1) James Schenck (bass) Max Roach (drums) Abbey Lincoln (vocals) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, August 31, 1960
1.Driva' ManCandid CJM 8002
2.Freedom Day-
* Candid CJM 8002, CJS 9002, CS 9002, CCD 79002   Max Roach's Freedom Now Suite - We Insist!

Max Roach Octet

Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Walter Benton (tenor saxophone) James Schenck (bass) Max Roach (drums -2) Michael Olatunji (congas -2) Tomas DuVall, Raymond Mantilla (percussion -2) Abbey Lincoln (vocals -2) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, September 6, 1960
1.All AfricaCandid CJM 8002
2.Tears For Johannesburg-
* Candid CJM 8002, CJS 9002, CS 9002, CCD 79002   Max Roach's Freedom Now Suite - We Insist!

Jazz Artists Guild

Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Walter Benton (tenor saxophone) Peck Morrison (bass) Jo Jones, Max Roach (drums) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, November 1, 1960
Cliff WalkCandid CJM 8022
* Candid CJM 8022, CJS 9022; Barnaby BR 5022; Candid CS 9022, CCD 79022   Jazz Artists Guild - Newport Rebels

Eric Dolphy - Booker Little Quintet

Booker Little (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Jaki Byard (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 21, 1960
2772Ode To Charlie ParkerNew Jazz NJLP 8270
2773Mrs. Parker Of K.C. (Bird's Mother)-
2775SerenePrestige PR 24046, MPP 2517
2776Miss AnnNew Jazz NJLP 8270
2777Far Cry-
* New Jazz NJLP 8270; Original Jazz Classics OJC 400, OJCCD 400-2   Eric Dolphy - Far Cry
= Prestige PR 7747   Eric Dolphy - Far Cry!
= Prestige P 24053   Eric Dolphy/Ron Carter - Magic
* Prestige PR 24046   Various Artists - 25 Years Of Prestige
* Prestige MPP 2517   Eric Dolphy - Dash One

1961 (aged 23)

Abbey Lincoln

Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute, piccolo) Walter Benton, Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums) Montego Joe as Roger Sanders, Robert White (congas) Abbey Lincoln (vocals) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, February 22, 1961
Straight AheadCandid 45-602 (later), CJM 8015
When Malindy SingsCandid 45-602, CJM 8015
In The RedCandid CJM 8015
Blue Monk-
Left Alone-
African LadyCandid 45-602, CJM 8015, CCD 79000
African Lady (take 4)Candid CCD 79033
RetributionCandid 45-602 (later), CJM 8015
* Candid CJM 8015, CJS 9015; Barnaby KZ 31037; Candid CS 9015, CCD 79015   Abbey Lincoln - Straight Ahead
* Candid CCD 79000   Various Artists - Candid Jazz
* Candid CCD 79033   Eric Dolphy - Candid Dolphy
* Candid 45-602 (later)   Abbey Lincoln - Straight Ahead / Retribution
* Candid 45-602   Abbey Lincoln - When Malindy Sings / African Lady

Booker Little Sextet

Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Don Friedman (piano) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums, timpani, vibraphone) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, March 17, 1961
We SpeakCandid CJM 8027
Quiet, Please-
Quiet, Please (take 1)Candid CCD 79033
A New DayCandid CJM 8027
* Candid CJM 8027, CJS 9027; Barnaby BR 5019; Candid CS 9027, CCD 79027, (J) 32JDC-106, (J) TKCB-30462   Booker Little - Out Front
* Candid CCD 79033   Eric Dolphy - Candid Dolphy

Booker Little Sextet

Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Don Friedman (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Max Roach (drums, timpani, vibraphone) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, April 4, 1961
Strength And SanityCandid CJM 8027
Strength And Sanity (alt. take)Candid (J) 32JDC-106, (J) TKCB-30462
Moods In Free Time (take 5)Candid CJM 8027, CCD 79033
Man Of WordsCandid CJM 8027, CCD 79000
Hazy HuesCandid CJM 8027
Hazy Hues (take 5)Candid CCD 79033
* Candid CJM 8027, CJS 9027; Barnaby BR 5019; Candid CS 9027, CCD 79027, (J) 32JDC-106, (J) TKCB-30462   Booker Little - Out Front
* Candid CCD 79033   Eric Dolphy - Candid Dolphy
* Candid CCD 79000   Various Artists - Candid Jazz

John Coltrane Orchestra

Freddie Hubbard, Booker Little (trumpet) Jim Buffington, Donald Carrado, Bob Northern, Robert Swisshelm, Julius Watkins (French horn) Charles Greenlee, Julian Priester (euphonium) Bill Barber (tuba) John Coltrane (soprano, tenor saxophone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute, arranger, conductor) Pat Patrick (baritone saxophone) Garvin Bushell (reeds) McCoy Tyner (piano, arranger) Reggie Workman (bass) Paul Chambers (bass -5) Elvin Jones (drums) Romulus Franceschini (conductor) Cal Massey (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 23, 1961
1.GreensleevesImpulse! A 6, AS 9223-2
2.Song Of The Underground RailroadImpulse! AS 9273; MCA/Impulse! MCAD 5541
3.Greensleeves (alt. take)Impulse! AS 9273
4.The Damned Don't CryImpulse! IZ 9361/2
5.Africa (1st version)-
* Impulse! A 6   John Coltrane - Africa/Brass
= Impulse! IMPD 2-168   John Coltrane - The Complete Africa/Brass Sessions
* Impulse! AS 9223-2   The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years, Vol. 2
* Impulse! AS 9273   John Coltrane - The Africa/Brass Sessions, Vol. 2
= Impulse! IMPD 2-168   John Coltrane - The Complete Africa/Brass Sessions
* Impulse! IZ 9361/2   The Mastery Of John Coltrane, Vol. 4 - Trane's Modes
* MCA/Impulse! MCAD 5541, DIDX 204   John Coltrane - From The Original Master Tapes

John Coltrane Orchestra

Booker Little (trumpet) Britt Woodman (trombone) Donald Carrado, Bob Northern, Robert Swisshelm, Julius Watkins (French horn) Carl Bowman (euphonium) Bill Barber (tuba) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute, arranger, conductor) John Coltrane (tenor saxophone) Pat Patrick (baritone saxophone) McCoy Tyner (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Art Davis (bass -1,2) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 7, 1961
1.Africa (alt. take)Impulse! AS 9273
2.AfricaImpulse! A 6, AS 9200-2
3.Blues MinorImpulse! A 6
* Impulse! AS 9273   John Coltrane - The Africa/Brass Sessions, Vol. 2
= Impulse! IMPD 2-168   John Coltrane - The Complete Africa/Brass Sessions
* Impulse! A 6   John Coltrane - Africa/Brass
= Impulse! IMPD 2-168   John Coltrane - The Complete Africa/Brass Sessions
* Impulse! AS 9200-2   The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years

Booker Little Sextet

Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone -1/5,7/9) George Coleman (tenor saxophone -1/5,7/9) Don Freedman (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Pete LaRoca (drums)
NYC, summer 1961
1.Victory And SorrowBethlehem BCP 6061
2.Forward Flight-
3.Looking Ahead-
4.Looking Ahead (alt. take 4)unissued
5.Looking Ahead (alt. take 7)-
6.If I Should Lose YouBethlehem BCP 6061
7.Calling Softly-
8.Booker's Blues-
9.Matilde-
* Bethlehem BCP 6061   Booker Little And Friend

Eric Dolphy - Booker Little Quintet

Booker Little (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Mal Waldron (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Ed Blackwell (drums)
"Five Spot Cafe", NYC, July 16, 1961
3146warming up and tuningPrestige rejected
3147Status SeekingPrestige PR 7382
3149AggressionPrestige PRLP 7294, P 34002
3150Like Someone In Love-
3151Fire WaltzNew Jazz NJLP 8260; Prestige P 34002
3152Bee Vamp-
-Bee Vamp (alt. take)Prestige PR 24046, MPP 2517; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 133-2
3153The ProphetNew Jazz NJLP 8260; Prestige P 34002
3154Number Eight (Potsa Lotsa)Prestige PR 7334, P 34002
3155Booker's Waltz-
* Prestige PR 7382; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 673-2   Eric Dolphy - Here And There
= Prestige P 24070   Eric Dolphy - Status
* Prestige PRLP 7294, PR 7826; Original Jazz Classics OJC 247, OJCCD 247-2   Eric Dolphy At The Five Spot, Vol. 2
* Prestige P 34002   The Great Concert Of Eric Dolphy
* New Jazz NJLP 8260; Prestige PR 7611; Original Jazz Classics OJC 133, OJCCD 133-2   Eric Dolphy At The Five Spot, Vol. 1
* Prestige PR 24046   Various Artists - 25 Years Of Prestige
* Prestige MPP 2517   Eric Dolphy - Dash One
* Prestige PR 7334; Original Jazz Classics OJC 353, OJCCD 353-2   Eric Dolphy And Booker Little Memorial Album

Max Roach Nonet

Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas) Carlos "Totico" Eugenio (cowbell) Abbey Lincoln (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 1, 1961
10460Garvey's GhostImpulse! A 8, ASD 9228
10461MendacityImpulse! A 8, ASD 9228, ASH 9253-3
* Impulse! A 8, GRD 122   Max Roach - Percussion, Bitter Sweet
* Impulse! ASD 9228   Various Artists - Impulse Energy Essentials
* Impulse! ASH 9253-3   Various Artists - The Saxophone

Max Roach Octet

Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Eric Dolphy (bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 3, 1961
10462MamaImpulse! A 8, ASH 9272-3
10463Tender WarriorsImpulse! A 8
* Impulse! A 8, GRD 122   Max Roach - Percussion, Bitter Sweet
* Impulse! ASH 9272-3   Various Artists - The Drums

Max Roach Septet

Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Eric Dolphy (flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 8, 1961
10468Praise For A MartyrImpulse! A 8
* Impulse! A 8, GRD 122   Max Roach - Percussion, Bitter Sweet

Max Roach Octet

Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 9, 1961
10473Man From South AfricaImpulse! A 8
* Impulse! A 8, GRD 122   Max Roach - Percussion, Bitter Sweet