Cedar Walton Catalog

1967 (age 33)

The Cedar Walton Trio, Quartet And Quintet - Cedar!  (Prestige PR 7519)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet -1,2,4/6) Junior Cook (tenor saxophone -1,5,6) Cedar Walton (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
NYC, July 10, 1967
1.Turquoise Twice
2.Twilight Waltz
3.My Ship
4.Short Stuff
5.Head And Shoulders
6.Come Sunday
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 462, OJCCD 462-2.

The Cedar Walton Trio, Quartet And Quintet - Cedar!  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 462-2)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Junior Cook (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
NYC, July 10, 1967
Take The "A" Train
** reissue of Prestige PR 7519 + 1 bonus track.

1968

Cedar Walton - Spectrum  (Prestige PR 7591)

Blue Mitchell (trumpet -1,3/5) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone -1,3/5) Cedar Walton (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Jack DeJohnette (drums)
NYC, May 24, 1968
1.Higgins Holler
2.Days Of Wine And Roses
3.Jake's Milkshakes
4.Spectrum
5.Lady Charlotte
** part of Prestige PRCD 24145-2.

1969

Cedar Walton - The Electric Boogaloo Song  (Prestige PR 7618)

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano, electric piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
NYC, January 14, 1969
The Electric Boogaloo Song
You Stepped Out Of A Dream
Impressions Of Scandinavia
Sabbatical
Ugetsu
** part of Prestige PRCD 24145-2.

Cedar Walton - Soul Cycle  (Prestige PR 7693)

James Moody (tenor saxophone, flute) Cedar Walton (piano, electric piano) Rudy Stevenson (guitar) Reggie Workman (bass, Fender bass) Al "Tootie" Heath (drums)
NYC, July 25, 1969
Sundown Express
Quiet Dawn
Pensativa
My Cherie Amour
Easy Walker
I Should Care
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 847-2.

1972

The Cedar Walton/Hank Mobley Quintet - Breakthrough!  (Cobblestone CST 9011)

Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Charles Davis (baritone,soprano saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
NYC, February 22, 1972
Breakthrough
Sabia
House On Maple Street
Theme From Love Story
Summertime
Early Morning Stroll
** also issued on Muse MR 5132.

1973

The Cedar Walton Trio - A Night At Boomers, Vol. 1  (Muse MR 5010)

Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone -1,3/7) Cedar Walton (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
"Boomers", Greenwich Village, NYC, January 4, 1973
1.Holy Land
2.This Guy's In Love With You
3.Cheryl
4.The Highest Mountain
5.Down In Brazil
6.St. Thomas
7.Bleecker Street Theme

The Cedar Walton Trio - A Night At Boomers, Vol. 2  (Muse MR 5022)

Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone -2,4/6) Cedar Walton (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
"Boomers", Greenwich Village, NYC, January 4, 1973
1.Naima
2.Stella By Starlight
3.All The Way
4.I'll Remember April
5.Blue Monk
6.Bleecker Street Theme

1974 (age 40)

Cedar Walton - Firm Roots  (Muse MR 5059)

Cedar Walton (piano, electric piano) Sam Jones (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
"Saratoga Room", Rochester, NY, April, 1974
Firm Roots
Shoulders
One For Amos
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
I'm Not So Sure
Voices Deep Within Me

Cedar Walton - Pit Inn  (East Wind (J) EW 7009)

Cedar Walton (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
"Shinjuku Pit Inn", Tokyo, Japan, December 23, 1974
Suite Sunday
Con Alma
Without A Song
Suntory Blues
'Round Midnite
Fantasy In "D"
Bleecker St. Theme
** also issued on East Wind (J) EW 8009.

1975

Cedar Walton - Mobius  (RCA APL1-1009)

Roy Burrowes (trumpet) Wayne Andre (trombone) Charles Davis, Frank Foster (saxophones) Cedar Walton (keyboards, arranger) Cedar Walton (synthesizer) Ryo Kawasaki (electric guitar) Gordon Edwards (bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Omar Clay, Ray Mantilla (percussion) Adrienne Albert, Lani Groves (vocals)
RCA Studios, NYC, released 1975
Blue Trane
Soho
Off Minor
The Maestro
Road Island Red

1976

The Pentagon  (East Wind (J) EW 10002)

Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Billy Higgins (drums) Ray Mantilla (congas)
Media Sound Studios, NYC, May 17, 1976
Manteca
Darn That Dream
Una Mas
D.B. Blues
I Can't Get Started
He Is A Hero
** also issued on Inner City IC 6009.

Cedar Walton - Beyond Mobius  (RCA APL1-1435)

Burt Collins, Jon Faddis, Blue Mitchell (trumpet, flugelhorn) Wayne Andre, Alan Raph (trombone) George Marge (tenor saxophone) Eddie Harris (saxophones) Norman Carr, Harry Cykman, David Moore, Morris Sutow (strings) Cedar Walton (keyboards, synthesizer, horn arranger, horn conductor) Cornell Dupree, Eric Gale (rhythm guitar) Gordon Edwards (bass) Charles Collins, Jimmie Young (drums) Angel Allende (percussion) Mike Lipskin (percussion, Arp synthesizer, voice, string arranger, string conductor) Alan Abrahams, Adrienne Albert, Yolanda McCullough, Maeretha Stewart (voice) Rod Levitt (horn arranger, horn conductor, string arranger, string conductor)
RCA Studios, NYC, released 1976
Bad Luck
Low Rider
Beyond Mobius
Jive Talkin'
Canadian Sunset
The Girl With Discotheque Eyes
Lonely Cathedral

1977

Cedar Walton Quartet - First Set  (SteepleChase (D) SCS 1085)

Bob Berg (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, October 1, 1977
Introduction
Off Minor
For All We Know
Introduction
Holy Land
I'm Not So Sure
Ojos De Rojo
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31085.

Cedar Walton Quartet - Second Set  (SteepleChase (D) SCS 1113)

Bob Berg (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Billy Higgins (drums): same session
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, October 1, 1977
Blue Train
Sunday Suite
I Didn't Know What Time It Was
The Theme
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31113.

Cedar Walton Quartet - Third Set  (SteepleChase (D) SCS 1179)

Bob Berg (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Billy Higgins (drums): same session
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, October 1, 1977
Angel In The Night
Bolivia
Fantasy In D
Blue Monk
Rhythm-A-Ning
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31179.

1978

Cedar Walton - Animation  (Columbia JC 35572)

Steve Turre (trombone, bass trombone) Bob Berg (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano, electric piano, arranger) Tony Dumas (electric bass, Blitz bass) Al Foster, Buddy Williams (drums) Paulinho Da Costa (percussion)
Electric Lady Studios, NYC, released 1978
Animation
Jacob's Ladder
Charmed Circle
Another Star
Precious Mountain
March Of The Fishman
If It Could Happen
Ala Eduardo

1980

Cedar Walton Featuring Abbey Lincoln - The Maestro  (Muse MR 5244)

Bob Berg (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) David Williams (bass) Billy Higgins (drums) Abbey Lincoln (vocals)
Hollywood, CA, December 15, 1980
The Maestro
Rhythm-A-Ning
Not In Love
Sabia
In A Sentimental Mood
Blue Monk
Castles
On The Trail

Cedar Walton - Soundscapes  (Columbia JC 36285)

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Steve Turre (trombone) Emanuel Boyd (flute) Bob Berg (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (electric,acoustic piano, Ebe piano, arranger, conductor) Tony Dumas (bass) Al Foster, Buddy Williams (drums) Rubens Bassini, Ray Mantilla (percussion) Leon Thomas (vocals)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, released 1980
Warm To The Touch
The Early Generation
N.P.S.
Latin America
Sixth Avenue
Naturally

1981

Cedar Walton - Piano Solos  (Clean Cuts CC 704)

Cedar Walton (piano)
Audio System at Orpheus Music, NYC, August, 1981
Sunday Suite In Four Movements
30 degrees To The Wind
Over The Rainbow
Clockwise
Cedar's Blues
I'll Let You Know

1983

The All American Trio  (Baystate (J) RJL-8085)

Cedar Walton (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Jack DeJohnette (drums)
Vanguard Studios, NYC, December 22 & 23, 1983
Iron Clad
Alone Together
Blue Heart
Ebony
All The Things You Are
A Slight Smile
The Rubber Man
B And A
** also issued on Limetree (Du) MLP 0021 entitled "Cedar Walton/Ron Carter/Jack DeJohnette".

1985 (age 51)

Cedar Walton - The Trio 1  (Red Record (It) VPA 192)

Cedar Walton (piano) David Williams (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
"Sala Europa", Bologna, Italy, March 28, 1985
My Ship
Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
Satin Doll
Lover Man
Holy Land
Voices Deep Within Me
** also issued on Red Record (It) RR 123192.2.

Cedar Walton - The Trio 2  (Red Record (It) VPA 193)

Cedar Walton (piano) David Williams (bass) Billy Higgins (drums): same session
"Sala Europa", Bologna, Italy, March 28, 1985
Theme For Ernie
For All Me Know
Ojos De Rojo
Off Minor
Bluesville
Jacob's Ladder
** also issued on Red Record (It) RR 123193.2.

Cedar Walton - The Trio 3  (Red Record (It) VPA 194)

Cedar Walton (piano) David Williams (bass) Billy Higgins (drums): same session
"Sala Europa", Bologna, Italy, March 28, 1985
Girl Talk From Harlow
Fantasy In D
Ground Work
Once I Loved
Another Star
The For Red
** also issued on Red Record (It) RR 123194.2.

Cedar Walton - The Trio 3  (Red Record (It) RR 123194.2)

Cedar Walton (piano) David Williams (bass) Billy Higgins (drums): same session
"Sala Europa", Bologna, Italy, March 28, 1985
Relaxin' At Camarillo
** reissue of Red Record (It) VPA 194 + 1 bonus track.

Cedar Walton - Cedar's Blues  (Red Record (It) VPA 179)

Curtis Fuller (trombone) Bob Berg (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) David Williams (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
"Osteria Delle Dame", Bologna, Italy, circa March, 1985
Cedar's Blues
Ugetsu
Insight
Over The Rainbow
Fiesta Espanola
** also issued on Red Record (It) RR 123179.2.

Cedar Walton  (Timeless (Du) SJP 223)

Cedar Walton (piano) David Williams (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Studio 44, Monster, Holland, April 19, 1985
Third Street Blues
Magical Lady
Short Comings
Voices Deep Within
I'll Let You Know
Bleeker Street Team

Cedar Walton Quartet - Bluesville Time  (Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1017)

Dale Barlow (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) David Williams (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Monster, Holland, April 21, 1985
Rubberman
Naima
Bluesville
I Remember Clifford
Ojos De Rojos
** also issued on Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1017 CD.

Cedar Walton Quartet - Bluesville Time  (Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1017 CD)

Dale Barlow (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) David Williams (bass) Billy Higgins (drums): same session
Monster, Holland, April 21, 1985
'Round Midnight
Without A Song
** reissue of Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1017 + 2 bonus tracks.

1986

Cedar Walton - Blues For Myself  (Red Record (It) NS 205)

Cedar Walton (piano)
Barigozzi Studio, Milan, Italy, February, 1986
Blues For Myself
Without A Song
Sixth Avenue
Sophisticated Lady
Wonder Why
Little Darlin'
Let's Call This
Just In Time
Booker's Bossa
Bridge Work
** also issued on Red Record (It) RR 123205.2.

1992

Cedar Walton - At Maybeck: Maybeck Recital Hall Series, Vol. 25  (Concord Jazz CCD-4546-2)

Cedar Walton (piano)
"Maybeck Recital Hall", Berkeley, CA, August 9, 1992
The Maybeck Blues
Stella By Starlight
Sweet Lorraine
Darn That Dream
Zingaro / Caminhos Cruzados
Bremond's Blues
You're My Everything
The Meaning Of The Blues
I'm Old Fashioned
I Didn't Know What Time It Was
Just One Of Those Things

Cedar Walton Trio - Manhattan Afternoon  (Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1082 CD)

Cedar Walton (piano) David Williams (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
NYC, December 26, 1992
There Is No Greater Love
St. Thomas
Skylark
The Newest Blues
When Love Is New
I Mean You
Afternoon In Paris
The Theme

1996 (age 62)

Cedar Walton - Composer  (Astor Place TCD-4001)

Roy Hargrove (trumpet) Ralph Moore (soprano,tenor saxophone) Vincent Herring (alto saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Christian McBride (bass) Victor Lewis (drums)
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, January 9 & 10, 1996
Martha's Prize
The Vision
Happiness
Minor Controversy
Hindsight
Underground Memoirs
Theme For Jobim
Groove Passage
Groundwork

1997

Cedar Walton - Roots  (Astor Place TCD-4010)

Terence Blanchard (trumpet) Don Sickler (trumpet, flugelhorn) Scott Whitfield (trombone) Willie Williams (soprano,tenor saxophone) Bobby Porcelli (alto saxophone) Joshua Redman (tenor saxophone) Gary Smulyan (baritone saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Mark Whitfield (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Lewis Nash (drums) Ray Mantilla (percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 3 & 4, 1997
Boliva
Ojos De Rojo
When Love Is New
I'll Let You Know
Mode For Joe
Blue Monterey
Fantasy In D
Fiesta Espanol
Firm Roots

2000

Various Artists - A Jazz Piano Christmas From NPR  (NPR Classics 0013)

Cedar Walton (piano) and others
broadcast "National Public Radio", circa 2000
It Came Upon A Midnightl Clear

2001

Cedar Walton - The Promise Land  (HighNote HCD 7081)

Vincent Herring (alto saxophone, flute) Cedar Walton (piano) David Williams (bass) Kenny Washington (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 29, 2001
Promise Land
N.P.S.
Back To Bologna
Body And Soul
Darn That Dream
Thirty Degrees To The Wind
Smoke Get In Your Eyes
I'll Know
Bredmond's Blues

2002

Cedar Walton - Latin Tinge  (HighNote HCD 7099)

Cedar Walton (piano) Cucho Martinez (bass) Ray Mantilla (percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 21, 2002
Brazil
Latin America
Triste
Tres Palabras
Perfidia
The Vision
Besame Mucho
Serenata
Latino Blue

2005 (age 71)

Cedar Walton - Underground Memoirs  (HighNote HCD 7119)

Cedar Walton (piano)
The Studio, NYC, January 11, 2005
Milestones
Lost April
Someday My Prince Will Come
Con Alma
Skylark
Everytime We Say Goodbye
On Green Dolphin Street
Underground Memoirs
Sophisticated Lasy
I Want To Talk About You

Cedar Walton Trio - Midnight Waltz  (Venus (J) TKCV-35349)

Cedar Walton (piano) David Williams (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
Avatar Studios, NYC, March 18, 2005
Bremond's Blues
Turquoise
Cedar's Blues
Midnight Waltz
Holy Land
Theme For Jobim
Dear Ruth
The Vision
Bolivia
Ugetsu
** also issued on Venus (J) VHCD-2041, VHCD-78030.

2006

Cedar Walton - One Flight Down  (HighNote HCD 7157)

Vincent Herring (tenor saxophone -1,2) Cedar Walton (piano) David Williams (bass) Joe Farnsworth (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 7, 2006
1.One Flight Down
2.The Rubber Man
3.Billy Strayhorn Medley: Lush Life
4.Billy Strayhorn Medley: Daydream
5.Billy Strayhorn Medley: Raincheck
6.Seven Minds
7.Time After Time
8.Hammer Head
9.Little Sunflower

2008

Cedar Walton - Seasoned Wood  (HighNote HCD 7185)

Jeremy Pelt (trumpet, flugelhorn) Vincent Herring (saxophones) Cedar Walton (piano) Peter Washington (bass) Al Foster (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 1, 2008
The Man I Love
Clockwise
Longravity
When Love Is New
Hindsight
A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
Plexus
John's Blues

2009

Cedar Walton - Voices Deep Within  (HighNote HCD 7204)

Vincent Herring (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Buster Williams (bass) Willie Jones III (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 20, 2009
Voices Deep Within
Memories Of You
Another Star
Dear Ruth
Something In Common
Over The Rainbow
Naima
No Moe

2010

Cedar Walton Trio - Song Of Delilah: The Music Of Victor Young  (Venus (J) VHCD-1048)

Cedar Walton (piano) Buster Williams (bass) Willie Jones III (drums)
Avatar Studios, NYC, February 22 & 23, 2010
Song Of Delilah
Beautiful Love
Golden Earrings
Ghost Of A Chance
Around The World
My Foolish Heart
Street Of Dreams
Weaver Of Dreams
** also issued on Venus (J) VHCD-78201.

2011

Cedar Walton - The Bouncer  (HighNote HCD 7223)

Steve Turre (trombone -1,4) Vincent Herring (alto,tenor saxophone, flute) Cedar Walton (piano) David Williams (bass) Willie Jones III (drums) Ray Mantilla (percussion -4)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 28, 2011
1.The Bouncer
2.Lament
3.Bell For Bags
4.Halo
5.Underground Memoirs
6.Willie's Groove
7.Got To Get To The Island
8.Martha's Prize