Contemporary Records Discography: 1979-present

1979

George Cables Quartet

Joe Farrell (flute -2,3) George Cables (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 27 & 28, 1979
1.I Remember CliffordContemporary C-14015
2.Beyond Forever-
3.The Phantom-
4.Circle-
5.Love Song-
* Contemporary C-14015   George Cables - Circle

George Cables Quartet

Ernie Watts (tenor sax) George Cables (electric piano, Clavinet) Tony Dumas (bass) Peter Erskine (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 1979
Thank You, Thank YouContemporary C-14015
* Contemporary C-14015   George Cables - Circle

Joe Henderson Quartet

Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Chick Corea (piano) Tony Dumas (bass -1,2,5) Richard Davis (bass -3,4) Peter Erskine (drums -1,2,5) Tony Williams (drums -3,4)
Los Angeles, CA, August 20 & December 29, 1979
1.Y Todavia La QuieroContemporary C-14006
2.My One And Only Love-
3.Crimson Lake-
4.Yes, My Dear-
5.Relaxin' At Camarillo-
* Contemporary C-14006; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-776-2   Joe Henderson - Relaxin' At Camarillo

Tete Montoliu Solo/Duo

Tete Montoliu (piano) Chick Corea (piano -4)
Los Angeles, CA, October 2, 1979
1.AireginContemporary C-14004
2.Blues Before Lunch-
3.I Want To Talk About You-
4.Put Your Little Foot Right Out-
5.Blues After Lunch-
6.Sophisticated Lady-
7.MargaretaOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-1953-2
* Contemporary C-14004; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1953-2   Tete Montoliu - Lunch In L.A.

Mike Garson Solo

Mike Garson (piano)
Los Angeles, CA?, November 20 & 21, 1979
Portrait Of ChickContemporary C-14003
Someday My Prince Will Come-
Jennifer-
Avant Garson, Part 1-
Classical Improvisation With A Jazz Flavoring And A Touch Of Jewish In D Minor-
Jewish Blues-
Over The Rainbow-
How Deep Is The Suppression-
Avant Garson, Part 2-
One Light Aesthetic Wave-
Chopin Visits Brooklyn-
Avant Gershwin-
* Contemporary C-14003   Mike Garson - Avant Garson

Joe Farrell Quintet

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet, flugelhorn) Joe Farrell (tenor, soprano sax, flute) George Cables (piano, electric piano) Tony Dumas (bass, electric bass) Peter Erskine (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 27 & 28, 1979
Sonic TextContemporary C-14002
When You're Awake-
The Jazz Crunch-
If I Knew Where You're At-
Sweet Rita Suite, Part 1 - Her Spirit-
Malibu-
* Contemporary C-14002; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-777-2   Joe Farrell - Sonic Text

George Cables Septet

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet, flugelhorn) Ernie Watts (tenor, soprano sax, flute) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) George Cables (piano, electric piano) Tony Dumas (bass, electric bass) Peter Erskine (drums) Vince Charles (percussion)
Hollywood, CA, December 17, 18 & 19, 1979
Morning SongContemporary C-14001
I Told You So-
Byrdlike-
Voodoo Lady-
The Stroll-
Inner Glow-
* Contemporary C-14001; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-725-2   George Cables - Cables' Vision

1980

Billy Higgins Quartet

James Clay (tenor sax) Cedar Walton (piano) Tony Dumas (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Contemporary Records' Studio, Hollywood, CA, January 4 & 5, 1980
EvidenceContemporary C-14024
Bridgework-
Old Folks-
* Contemporary C-14024   Billy Higgins - Bridgework

Chico Freeman Group

Chico Freeman (alto flute -1, bass clarinet -2, tenor sax -3, soprano sax -4, clarinet, alto flute -5) James Newton (flute -1,2, flute, bass flute -5) John Koenig (cello -2,5) Jay Hoggard (vibes) Kenny Kirkland (piano -1/4) Buster Williams (bass) Billy Hart (drums) Paulinho Da Costa, Efrain Toro (percussion -1,4)
Los Angeles, CA, March 6 & 7, 1980
1.Peaceful Heart, Gentle SpiritContemporary C-14005
2.Freedom Swing Song-
3.Look Up-
4.Nina's Song Dance-
5.Morning Prayer-
* Contemporary C-14005   Chico Freeman - Peaceful Heart, Gentle Spirit

Jay Hoggard Group

Chico Freeman (tenor, soprano sax, bass clarinet) Jay Hoggard (vibes, marimba, balafon, tambourine, talking drum, maracas) Kenny Kirkland (piano, electric piano, Clavinet) Roland Bautista (guitar) John Koenig (guitar, cello) Francisco Centeno (bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Paulinho Da Costa, Jose Goico (percussion) Patryce Banks, Maxayn Lewis, Sybil Thomas (vocals)
Hollywood, CA, November, 1980
Reverend LibraContemporary C-14007
Jammin' In The Sunshine-
Sao Pablo-
God Will Guide-
The Guiding Spirit-
Rain Forest-
* Contemporary C-14007; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-800-2   Jay Hoggard - Rain Forest

1981 (30th anniversary)

Bobby Hutcherson Solo/Duo

Bobby Hutcherson (vibes, marimba, bass marimba, chimes, xylophone, bells, boo-bam) John Koenig (bells -3)
Ocean Way Recording, Hollywood, CA, September 28-October 9, 1981 & March 1, 1982
1.GotchaContemporary C-14009
2.For You, Mom And Dad-
3.The Ice Cream Man-
* Contemporary C-14009; Original Jazz Classics OJC-425, OJCCD-425-2   Bobby Hutcherson Solo/Quartet

Terry Gibbs - Buddy DeFranco Quintet

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Terry Gibbs (vibes) Frank Collett (piano) Andy Simpkins (bass) Jimmie Smith (drums)
October 4 & 5, 1981
Air Mail SpecialPalo Alto Jazz PA 8011; Contemporary C-14056
Yesterdays-
Body And Soul-
The Austin Mood-
Love For Sale-
TristePalo Alto Jazz PA 8011
Prelude To A KissPalo Alto Jazz PA 8011; Contemporary C-14056
Samba Wazzoo-
* Palo Alto Jazz PA 8011   Buddy DeFranco, Terry Gibbs - Jazz Party/First Time Together
* Contemporary C-14056, CCD-14056-2   Terry Gibbs, Buddy DeFranco - Air Mail Special

Chico Freeman Septet

Wynton Marsalis (trumpet -1,3,4,6) Chico Freeman (tenor sax, bass clarinet) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Dennis Moorman (piano -1,4,6) Cecil McBee (bass) Ronnie Burrage (drums) Paulinho Da Costa (percussion -4)
Hollywood, CA, October 29 & 30, 1981
1.Destiny's DanceContemporary C-14008
2.Same Shame-
3.Crossing The Sudan-
4.Wilpan's Walk-
5.Embracing Oneness-
6.C & M-
* Contemporary C-14008; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-799-2   Chico Freeman - Destiny's Dance

1982

Bobby Hutcherson Quartet

Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) McCoy Tyner (piano) Herbie Lewis (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Ocean Way Recording, Hollywood, CA, February 1 & 2, 1982
La AlhambraContemporary C-14009
Old Devil Moon-
My Foolish Heart-
Messina-
* Contemporary C-14009; Original Jazz Classics OJC-425, OJCCD-425-2   Bobby Hutcherson Solo/Quartet

Peter Erskine Group

Randy Brecker (trumpet, flugelhorn) Michael Brecker (tenor sax) Bob Mintzer (tenor sax, bass clarinet) Mike Mainieri (vibes) Kenny Kirkland (piano) Don Grolnick (electric piano) Eddie Gomez (bass) Peter Erskine (drums) Don Alias (congas, percussion)
NYC, June 22 & 23, 1982
Leroy StreetContemporary C-14010
In Statu Nascendi-
E.S.P.-
Change Of Mind-
All's Well That Ends-
My Ship-
Coyote Blues-
* Contemporary C-14010; Original Jazz Classics OJC-610, OJCCD-610-2   Peter Erskine

1984

Shelly Manne Trio

Frank Collett (piano) Monte Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
"Widder Bar", Zurich, Switzerland, March, 1984
SolarContemporary C-14018
La Valse-
My Foolish Heart-
Good Bait-
All Of You-
French Medley: Song From "Moulin Rouge" / La Vie En Rose-
Chloe (Song Of The Swamp)-
Nardis-
* Contemporary C-14018   Shelly Manne - In Zurich

The Bill Perkins Quartet

Bill Perkins (tenor sax, flute) Frank Strazzeri (piano) Joel Di Bartolo (bass) Peter Donald (drums)
Granada Hills, CA, November 19, 20 & 21, 1984
From The HipContemporary C-14011
Blood Count-
I'm An Old Cowhand-
Mendocino Nights-
Moose The Mooche-
Journey To The East-
'Tis Autumn-
Invitation-
You Must Believe In Spring-
All Through The Night-
* Contemporary C-14011   The Bill Perkins Quartet - Journey To The East

Terry Gibbs - Buddy DeFranco Quintet

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Terry Gibbs (vibes) Frank Collett (piano) Andy Simpkins (bass) Jimmie Smith (drums)
"Carmelo's", Los Angeles, CA, 1984
Blues For BrodyTall Tree TT 6004; Contemporary C-14056
In A Mellow Tone-
Autumn LeavesTall Tree TT 6004
Out Of Nowhere-
Now's The TimeTall Tree TT 6004; Contemporary C-14056
The Man I LoveTall Tree TT 6004
Lover Man-
Show Eyes-
* Tall Tree TT 6004   Terry Gibbs, Buddy DeFranco - Now's The Time
* Contemporary C-14056, CCD-14056-2   Terry Gibbs, Buddy DeFranco - Air Mail Special

1985

Jimmy Rowles - Red Mitchell Trio

Jimmy Rowles (piano, vocals) Red Mitchell (bass) Colin Bailey (drums)
Berkeley, CA, March 18, 1985
I'm Getting Nowhere With YouContemporary C-14016
Yesterdays-
Stagoo-
Lilacs In The Rain-
* Contemporary C-14016   Jimmy Rowles With The Red Mitchell Trio

Jimmy Rowles - Red Mitchell Trio

Jimmy Rowles (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Colin Bailey (drums)
Berkeley, CA, March 18 & 19, 1985
It Might As Well Be SpringContemporary C-14032
Voices Deep Within Me-
The Lady's In Love With You-
Beautiful-
* Contemporary C-14032, CCD-14032-2   Jimmy Rowles - I'm Glad There Is You

Jimmy Rowles - Red Mitchell Quartet

Stacy Rowles (trumpet, flugelhorn, shakers -1/3,5) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Red Mitchell (bass -1/3,5, bass, vocals -4) Colin Bailey (drums)
Berkeley, CA, March 19, 1985
1.LocomotivContemporary C-14016
2.The Thrill Is Gone-
3.I'm Glad There Is YouContemporary C-14032
4.A Simple Everyday Blues In F-
5.Blood Count-
* Contemporary C-14016   Jimmy Rowles With The Red Mitchell Trio
* Contemporary C-14032, CCD-14032-2   Jimmy Rowles - I'm Glad There Is You

George Cables Trio

George Cables (piano) John Heard (bass) Tony Williams (drums)
Berkeley, CA, May 14 & 15, 1985
Phantom Of The CityContemporary C-14014
Old Folks-
But He Knows-
Dark Side, Light Side-
Waltz For Monday-
Blue Nights-
You Stepped Out Of A Dream-
* Contemporary C-14014   George Cables - Phantom Of The City

Bud Shank - Shorty Rogers Quintet

Shorty Rogers (flugelhorn) Bud Shank (alto sax) George Cables (piano) Monty Budwig (bass) Sherman Ferguson (drums)
Costa Mesa, CA, May 19, 1985
It's Sand, ManContemporary C-14012
Makin' Whoopee-
Kansas City Tango-
Ah-Leu-Cha-
Echoes Of Harlem-
Mia-
Aurex-
* Contemporary C-14012; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-948-2   Bud Shank, Shorty Rogers - California Concert

Frank Morgan With The Cedar Walton Trio

Frank Morgan (alto sax) Cedar Walton (piano) Tony Dumas (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Monterey Sound Studio, Glendale, CA, June 12 & 13, 1985
Manha De CarnavalContemporary C-14013
Yes And No-
Easy Living-
The Rubber Man-
Third Street Blues-
Three Flowers-
Embraceable You-
Now's The Time-
* Contemporary C-14013; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-833-2   Frank Morgan With The Cedar Walton Trio - Easy Living

Bob Cooper - Snooky Young Sextet

Snooky Young (trumpet, flugelhorn) Bob Cooper (tenor sax) Ross Tompkins (piano) Doug MacDonald (guitar) Monte Budwig (bass) Jeff Hamilton (drums) Ernie Andrews (vocals)
"Orange Coast College", Costa Mesa, CA, October 27, 1985
In A Mellow ToneContemporary C-14017
Prelude To A Kiss-
She's Got To Go-
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You-
Jumpin' At The Woodside-
For Freddie-
Satin Doll-
So Hard To Laugh, So Easy To Cry-
I Luv Jazz-
Closing Time-
* Contemporary C-14017   Bob Cooper, Snooky Young - In A Mellotone

1986 (35th anniversary)

Bud Shank Quartet

Bud Shank (alto sax) George Cables (piano) John Heard (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
Berkeley, CA, February 17 & 18, 1986
Whisper NotContemporary C-14019
Dream Dancing-
Cabin In The Sky-
El Wacko-
No Moe-
I've Told Ev'ry Little Star-
As Time Goes By-
That Old Feeling-
* Contemporary C-14019   Bud Shank - That Old Feeling

Joshua Breakstone Quintet

Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Kenny Barron (piano) Joshua Breakstone (guitar) Dennis Irwin (bass) Keith Copeland (drums)
NYC, February 19, 1986
OblivionContemporary C-14025
It's Easy To Remember-
My Heart Stood Still-
Even Steven-
To Monk With Love-
Bird Song-
* Contemporary C-14025   Joshua Breakstone - Echoes

The Art Farmer/Benny Golson Jazztet Featuring Curtis Fuller

Art Farmer (flugelhorn) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Benny Golson (tenor sax) Mickey Tucker (piano) Ray Drummond (bass) Marvin "Smitty" Smith (drums)
"Sweet Basil", NYC, February 21 & 22, 1986
Back To The CityContemporary C-14020
From Dream To Dream-
Write Soon-
Vas Simeon-
Speak Low-
Medley: Without Delay / Time Speaks-
same session
Whisper NotContemporary C-14034
Sad To Say-
Are You Real-
Autumn Leaves-
Along Came Betty-
* Contemporary C-14020; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-842-2   The Art Farmer/Benny Golson Jazztet - Back To The City
* Contemporary C-14034, CCD-14034-2   The Art Farmer/Benny Golson Jazztet Featuring Curtis Fuller - Real Time

Frank Morgan Quartet

Frank Morgan (alto sax) Cedar Walton (piano) Buster Williams (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, April 21 & 22, 1986
CeoraContemporary C-14021
Until It's Time For You To Go-
Perdido-
Ana Maria-
Lament-
Half Nelson-
Thank You BluesContemporary CCD-14021-2
* Contemporary C-14021, CCD-14021-2   Frank Morgan - Lament

Billy Higgins Quartet

Harold Land (tenor sax) Cedar Walton (piano) Buster Williams (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, April 23, 1986
DecepticonContemporary C-14024
I Hear A Rhapsody-
Plexus-
The Theme-
* Contemporary C-14024   Billy Higgins - Bridgework

Terry Gibbs Octet

Frank Morgan (alto sax) Terry Gibbs (vibes) Sonny Bravo (piano) Bobby Rodriguez (electric bass) Jose Madera (congas, percussion) Johnny Rodriguez (bongos, percussion) Tito Puente, Orestes Vilato (timbales)
Berkeley, CA, May 9 & 10, 1986
Scrapple From The AppleContemporary C-14022
For Keeps-
Groovin' High-
Chelsea Bridge-
Sing, Sing, Sing-
Kick Those Feet-
Good Bait-
Flamingo-
Sweet Young Song Of Love-
* Contemporary C-14022, CCD-14022-2   Terry Gibbs - The Latin Connection

Frank Morgan - George Cables Duo

Frank Morgan (alto sax) George Cables (piano)
Monterey Sound Studio, Glendale, CA, May 21 & 22, 1986
All The Things You AreContemporary C-14035
Virgo-
Blues For Rosalinda-
After You've Gone-
Helen's Song-
Love Dance-
Love Story-
I Told You So-
Blue In GreenContemporary CCD-14035-2
* Contemporary C-14035, CCD-14035-2   Frank Morgan, George Cables - Double Image

Chris Connor

Claudio Roditi (trumpet, flugelhorn) Paquito D'Rivera (alto sax) Michael Abene (keyboards) Richard Rodney Bennett (keyboards, arranger) Rufus Reid (bass) Akira Tana (drums) Chris Connor (vocals)
NYC, August 5 & 6, 1986
Let's Face The Music And DanceContemporary C-14023
Laura-
Sweet Happy Life-
In Love In Vain-
Love Medley: What Is This Thing Called Love / You Don't Know What Love Is / Love-
The Nearness Of You-
Ten Cents A Dance-
Blame It On My Youth-
Brazil-
We'll Be Together Again-
Let's Take The Long Way Home-
* Contemporary C-14023, CCD-14023-2   Chris Connor - Classic

Bud Shank Quartet

Bud Shank (alto sax) Dave Peck (piano) Chuck Deardorf (bass) Jeff Hamilton (drums)
"Jazz Alley", Seattle, WA, October 16, 17 & 18, 1986
A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley SquareContemporary C-14027
Too Long At The Fair-
Seaflowers-
Arion-
Song For Lady Lynn-
I Loves You, Porgy-
Wales-
Bud's Theme-
* Contemporary C-14027   Bud Shank At Jazz Alley

Bud Shank - Bill Perkins Quintet

Bud Shank (alto sax) Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Alan Broadbent (piano) John Heard (bass) Sherman Ferguson (drums)
Berkeley, CA, December 2, 3 & 4, 1986
NictationContemporary C-14031
As Sure As You're Born-
Blue In Green-
Out Of This World-
Blazing Paddles-
Nu Blues For B.B.-
C.T.A.-
Don't Explain-
Remember-
BrazilContemporary CCD-14031-2
* Contemporary C-14031, CCD-14031-2   Bud Shank, Bill Perkins - Serious Swingers

Frank Morgan Quintet

Johnny Coles (flugelhorn -1/4,6,7) Frank Morgan (alto sax) Cedar Walton (piano) Buster Williams (bass -1/4,6,7) Billy Higgins (drums -1/4,6,7)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, December 14 & 15, 1986
1.What Is This Thing Called LoveContemporary C-14026
2.Parker's Mood-
3.Well, You Needn't-
4.Little Melonae-
5.Come Sunday-
6.All The Things You Are-
7.A Night In TunisiaContemporary CCD-14026-2
* Contemporary C-14026, CCD-14026-2   Frank Morgan Quintet - Bebop Lives!

1987

Art Farmer Quintet

Art Farmer (flugelhorn) Clifford Jordan (tenor sax) James Williams (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Marvin "Smitty" Smith (drums)
NYC, January 14 & 15, 1987
IsfahanContemporary C-14029
Bloodcount-
Johnny Come Lately-
Something To Live For-
Upper Manhattan Medical Group-
Raincheck-
DaydreamContemporary CCD-14029-2
* Contemporary C-14029, CCD-14029-2   Art Farmer - Something To Live For - The Music Of Billy Strayhorn

Barney Kessel Quartet

Monty Alexander (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) John Clayton (bass) Jeff Hamilton (drums)
Berkeley, CA, February 20, 21 & 22, 1987
Moonlight WalkContemporary C-14033
Bluesy-
'Round MidnightContemporary C-14033, FCD-60-021
Star FireContemporary C-14033
Ah! Sweet Mystery Of Life-
Almost The Blues-
Everything I Have Is Yours-
Get Me To The Church On Time-
Shaw 'NuffContemporary CCD-14033-2
* Contemporary C-14033, CCD-14033-2   Barney Kessel - Spontaneous Combustion
* Contemporary FCD-60-021   The Artistry Of Barney Kessel

George Cables Trio

George Cables (piano) John Heard (bass -1/3,6,7) Ralph Penland (drums -1/3,6,7)
Berkeley, CA, February 27, 1987
1.Bess, You Is My Woman NowContemporary C-14030
2.My Man's Gone Now-
3.I Got Rhythm-
4.Embraceable You-
5.Someone To Watch Over Me-
6.A Foggy Day-
7.SummertimeOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-1056-2
* Contemporary C-14030; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1056-2   George Cables - By George - Plays The Music Of George Gershwin

Frank Morgan - Bud Shank Quintet

Frank Morgan, Bud Shank (alto sax) George Cables (piano) John Heard (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
"Jazz Alley", Seattle, WA, March 26-28, 1987
SolarContemporary CCD-14064-2
Phantom's Progress-
Quiet Fire-
Emily-
What's New-
The Night Has A Thousand Eyes-
* Contemporary CCD-14064-2   Frank Morgan/Bud Shank Quintet - Quiet Fire

George Robert - Tom Harrell Quintet

Tom Harrell (trumpet, flugelhorn) George Robert (alto, soprano sax) Dado Moroni (piano) Reggie Johnson (bass) Bill Goodwin (drums)
Lausanne, Switzerland, March 29 & 30, 1987
SoladContemporary C-14037
Moon Alley-
Cancun-
Sun Dance-
Because I Love You-
Viking's Theme-
* Contemporary C-14037, CCD-14037-2   George Robert, Tom Harrell - Sun Dance

George Robert - Tom Harrell Quintet

Tom Harrell (trumpet, flugelhorn) George Robert (alto, soprano sax) Dado Moroni (piano) Reggie Johnson (bass) Bill Goodwin (drums): same personnel
Lausanne, Switzerland, April 18 & 19, 1987
OpalingContemporary C-14063
Because I Love You-
Everything I Love-
* Contemporary C-14063, CCD-14063-2   Tom Harrell - Visions

Frank Morgan And The McCoy Tyner Trio

Frank Morgan (alto sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Avery Sharpe (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, April 27-29, 1987
ChangesContemporary C-14039
How Deep Is The Ocean-
Emily-
Search For Peace-
Frank's Back-
All The Things You Are-
Theme From Love Story-
So WhatContemporary CCD-14039-2
* Contemporary C-14039, CCD-14039-2   Frank Morgan And The McCoy Tyner Trio - Major Changes

Terry Gibbs - Buddy DeFranco Quintet

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Terry Gibbs (vibes) John Campbell (piano) Todd Coolman (bass) Gerry Gibbs (drums)
"The Jazz Showcase", Chicago, IL, July 24, 25 & 26, 1987
Rockin' In RhythmContemporary C-14036
Please Send Me Someone To Love-
Sister Sadie-
This Is Always-
Cherokee-
Giant Steps-
Bopstacle Course-
Stella By Starlight-
52nd Street Theme-
Jitterbug WaltzContemporary CCD-14036-2
* Contemporary C-14036, CCD-14036-2   Terry Gibbs, Buddy DeFranco - Chicago Fire

Chris Connor

Claudio Roditi (trumpet, flugelhorn) Dave Valentin (flute) Bill Kirchner (tenor, alto, soprano sax, flute, clarinet) Michael Abene, Richard Rodney Bennett (keyboards) Michael Moore (bass) Buddy Williams (drums) Sammy Figueroa (percussion) Chris Connor (vocals)
NYC, August 17, 18 & 19, 1987
Dearly BelovedContemporary C-14038
Down In Brazil-
I Never Meant To Hurt You-
Love Locked Out-
Astaire Medley: Cheek To Cheek / That Face / Dancing In The Dark / It Only Happens When I Dance With You-
Mad About The Boy-
Antonio's Song-
I Wish I'd Met You-
My Foolish Heart-
Jukebox Medley: Saturday Night (Is The Loneliest Night Of The Week) / Little White Lies / I Wish I Didn't Love You So / I've Heard That Song Before / Everything Old Is New Again-
* Contemporary C-14038, CCD-14038-2   Chris Connor - New Again

Joshua Breakstone Quintet

Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Joshua Breakstone (guitar) Dave Shapiro (bass) Keith Copeland (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 11, 1987
The ThumbContemporary C-14040
I Know Why-
The Way You Look Tonight-
Childsplay-
Evening Star-
Just Open Your Heart-
BossallegroContemporary CCD-14040-2
* Contemporary C-14040, CCD-14040-2   Joshua Breakstone - Evening Star

Kerry Campbell Quintet

Kerry Campbell (alto sax) Rob Mullins (keyboards) Ray Fuller (electric guitar) Marty Ruddy (electric bass) Gregg Field (drums, percussion)
1987
Phoenix RisingContemporary C-14041
Long As I Can See The Light-
Call Me-
From Me To You-
Underground Express-
Why She Went Away-
Make Me Shake-
When Sunny Gets Blue-
Armed And Dangerous-
* Contemporary C-14041   Kerry Campbell - Phoenix Rising

Luther Hughes And Cahoots

Andy Martin (trombone) Jackie Kelso (tenor sax) Bill Isom (keyboards) Peter Woodford (guitar -6) Ron Eschete (guitar, electric guitar) Luther Hughes (electric bass) Carl Burnett (drums -1/5) Charlie Landis (drums -6/10) Kurt Rasmussen (percussion) Dewey Erney, Stephanie Haynes (vocals -7)
Granada Hills, CA, circa 1987
1.First Things FirstContemporary C-14028
2.In A Minute-
3.Brite Eyes-
4.Hit Me-
5.Sizzlin'-
6.Vagabond Lullaby-
7.Samba For The March Princess-
8.Number One Son-
9.Romanesque-
10.Ronnie Be Good-
* Contemporary C-14028, CCD-14028-2   Luther Hughes And Cahoots

1988

Frank Morgan Quartet

Frank Morgan (alto sax) Mulgrew Miller (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, January 10 & 11, 1988
Yardbird SuiteContemporary C-14045
Night In Tunisia-
Billie's Bounce-
Star Eyes-
Scrapple From The Apple-
Skylark-
CherylContemporary CCD-14045-2; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1060-2
* Contemporary C-14045, CCD-14045-2; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1060-2   Frank Morgan Quartet - Yardbird Suite

Frank Morgan Allstars

Frank Morgan (alto sax) Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Mulgrew Miller (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, January 11 & 12, 1988
Old Bowl, New GritsContemporary C-14052
Reflections-
Starting Over-
Black Narcissus-
Sonnymoon For Two-
O.K.-
CaravanContemporary CCD-14052-2; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1046-2
* Contemporary C-14052, CCD-14052-2; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1046-2   Frank Morgan Allstars - Reflections

Tom Harrell Sextet

Tom Harrell (flugelhorn) Bob Berg (tenor sax) Niels Lan Doky (piano) John Scofield (guitar -4/6) Ray Drummond (bass) Billy Hart (drums)
NYC, January 26 & 27, 1988
1.RaptureContemporary C-14043
2.Song Flower-
3.The Mountain-
4.The Water's Edge-
5.Story-
6.Viable Blues-
7.TouchstoneContemporary CCD-14043-2
* Contemporary C-14043, CCD-14043-2   Tom Harrell - Stories

Tom Harrell Quintet

Tom Harrell (flugelhorn) Bob Berg (soprano sax) Niels Lan Doky (piano) Ray Drummond (bass) Billy Hart (drums)
NYC, January 27, 1988
Suspended ViewContemporary C-14063
* Contemporary C-14063, CCD-14063-2   Tom Harrell - Visions

Art Farmer Quintet

Art Farmer (flugelhorn) Clifford Jordan (tenor, soprano sax) James Williams (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Victor Lewis (drums)
NYC, February 4 & 8, 1988
Blame It On My YouthContemporary C-14042
Fairytale Countryside-
The Smile Of The Snake-
Third Avenue-
Summer Serenade-
Progress Report-
I'll Be Around-
* Contemporary C-14042, CCD-14042-2   Art Farmer - Blame It On My Youth

Barney Kessel Quintet

Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Kenny Barron (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Rufus Reid (bass) Ben Riley (drums)
Berkeley, CA, March 15, 16 & 17, 1988
It's You Or No OneContemporary C-14044
Barniana-
You've Changed-
Blues For Fred-
Rio-
Messin' With The Blues-
I'm Glad There Is YouContemporary C-14044, CCD-6022-2
By MyselfContemporary C-14044
Blue EchoesContemporary CCD-14044-2
* Contemporary C-14044, CCD-14044-2   Barney Kessel - Red Hot And Blues
* Contemporary CCD-6022-2   Barney Kessel - Plays For Lovers

Jackie And Roy

Conte Candoli (trumpet, flugelhorn) Bill Watrous (trombone) Bob Cooper (tenor sax) Bill Perkins (baritone sax) Roy Kral (piano, vocals) Monty Budwig (bass) Jeff Hamilton (drums) Jackie Cain (vocals)
Hollywood, CA, May 31 & June 1 & 2, 1988
CherokeeContemporary C-14046; Fantasy FCD-24768-2
To Jackie And Roy-
Sleigh Ride In July-
Never In A Single Year-
Full Circle-
Our Love Rolls OnContemporary C-14046
In The Dark-
Line For LyonsContemporary C-14046; Fantasy FCD-24768-2
* Contemporary C-14046   Jackie And Roy - Full Circle
* Fantasy FCD-24768-2   Jackie And Roy - Full Circle

Terry Gibbs - Buddy DeFranco Quintet

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Terry Gibbs (vibes) John Campbell (piano) Todd Coolman (bass) Gerry Gibbs (drums)
Berkeley, CA, August 22 & 23, 1988
Holiday For StringsContemporary C-14047
Serenade In Blue-
Seven Come Eleven-
Yardbird Suite-
Carioca-
When The Sun Comes Out-
Parisian Thoroughfare-
Chad's Bad-
Fickle Fingers-
DoxyContemporary CCD-14047-2
* Contemporary C-14047, CCD-14047-2   Buddy DeFranco, Terry Gibbs - Holiday For Swing

John Campbell Trio

John Campbell (piano) Todd Coolman (bass) Gerry Gibbs (drums)
Berkeley, CA, August 23, 1988
Donna LeeContemporary C-14053
Beautiful Love-
I Remember Love-
Lonely Days-
Relaxin' At Camarillo-
Just One Of Those Things-
Star Eyes-
After Hours-
Hallucinations-
O Grande AmorContemporary CCD-14053-2
* Contemporary C-14053, CCD-14053-2   John Campbell - After Hours

Bud Shank Sextet

Bud Shank (alto sax) Marcos Silva (keyboards) Ricardo Peixoto (guitar, guitar synthesizer) Gary Brown (bass) Michael Shapiro (drums) Michael Spiro (percussion)
Redmond, Washington, DC, September 2 & 3, 1988
Drum SongContemporary C-14048
Incognito-
The Railroad (Estrada De Ferro)-
Blue Woods-
Second Nature-
The Colors Of Despair (As Cores Do Desespero)-
Techno Tropic-
Gliders-
Tomorrow's Rainbow-
* Contemporary C-14048, CCD-14048-2   Bud Shank - Tomorrow's Rainbow

Carol Sloane

Art Farmer (flugelhorn) Clifford Jordan (tenor sax) Kenny Barron (piano -1/4,6/11) Richard Rodney Bennett (piano -5) Rufus Reid (bass) Akira Tana (drums) Carol Sloane (vocals)
NYC, October 6 & 7, 1988
1.Love You MadlyContemporary C-14049
2.I Could Have Told You So-
3.My Gentleman Friend-
4.While We're Young-
5.Norwegian Wood-
6.That Old Devil Called Love-
7.I'm Glad There Is You-
8.Someday You'll Be Sorry-
9.Inside A Silent Tear-
10.Getting Some Fun Out Of Life-
11.My Foolish HeartContemporary CCD-14049-2
* Contemporary C-14049, CCD-14049-2   Carol Sloane - Love You Madly

Carol Sloane

Kenny Burrell (guitar) Carol Sloane (vocals)
NYC, October 28, 1988
For All We KnowContemporary C-14049
I Wish I'd Met You-
* Contemporary C-14049, CCD-14049-2   Carol Sloane - Love You Madly

1989

Joshua Breakstone Quartet

Kenny Barron (piano) Joshua Breakstone (guitar) Dennis Irwin (bass) Kenny Washington (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 18, 1989
Self-Portrait In SwingContemporary C-14050
Count Your Blessings-
Will You Still Be Mine-
Some Enchanted Evening-
If Ever I Would Leave You-
Don't Take Your Love From Me-
SaliswayContemporary CCD-14050-2
Personality-
* Contemporary C-14050, CCD-14050-2   Joshua Breakstone - Self-Portrait In Swing

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone) Bud Shank (alto sax) Bob Cooper (tenor sax, arranger, director) Claude Williamson (piano) Monty Budwig (bass) John Guerin (drums) Howard Rumsey (leader)
"Hermosa Beach Civic Auditorium", Hermosa Beach, CA, February 12, 1989
Jazz InventionContemporary C-14051
Bernie's Tune-
Lover Man-
Woody'n You-
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise-
That Old Feeling-
Broadway-
Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You-
TopsyContemporary CCD-14051-2
Billie's Bounce-
* Contemporary C-14051, CCD-14051-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars - Jazz Invention

Tom Harrell Quintet

Tom Harrell (trumpet, flugelhorn) Joe Lovano (tenor sax) James Williams (piano) Ray Drummond (bass) Adam Nussbaum (drums)
NYC, March 22, 1989
April MistContemporary C-14063; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1095-2
* Contemporary C-14063, CCD-14063-2   Tom Harrell - Visions
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1095-2   Tom Harrell - Sail Away

Tom Harrell Octet

Tom Harrell (trumpet, flugelhorn) Cheryl Pyle (flute) Dave Liebman (soprano sax) Joe Lovano (tenor sax) James Williams (piano) John Abercrombie (guitar, guitar synthesizer) Ray Drummond (bass) Adam Nussbaum (drums)
NYC, March 22 & 23, 1989
EonsContemporary C-14054
Glass Mystery-
Dream In June-
Sail Away-
Buffalo Wings-
It Always Is-
Dancing Trees-
Hope St.-
* Contemporary C-14054; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1095-2   Tom Harrell - Sail Away

Tom Harrell Sextet

Tom Harrell (trumpet, flugelhorn) David Liebman (soprano sax) James Williams (piano) John Abercrombie (guitar, guitar synthesizer) Ray Drummond (bass) Adam Nussbaum (drums)
NYC, March 23, 1989
Visions Of GaudiContemporary C-14063; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1095-2
* Contemporary C-14063, CCD-14063-2   Tom Harrell - Visions
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1095-2   Tom Harrell - Sail Away

Art Farmer Sextet

Art Farmer (trumpet, flugelhorn) Clifford Jordan (tenor sax) James Williams (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Rufus Reid (bass) Marvin "Smitty" Smith (drums)
NYC, April 3 & 4, 1989
Ph.D.Contemporary C-14055
Affaire D'Amour-
Mr. Day's Dream-
The Summary-
Blue Wail-
Like Someone In Love-
Rise To The Occasion-
Ballade Art-
* Contemporary C-14055, CCD-14055-2   Art Farmer - Ph.D.

Art Farmer - Frank Morgan Quintet

Art Farmer (flugelhorn, trumpet) Frank Morgan (alto sax) Lou Levy (piano) Eric Von Essen (acoustic bass) Albert "Tootie" Heath (drums)
"Kimball's East", Emeryville, CA, May 26 & 27, 1989
Star EyesContemporary C-14057
Farmer's Market-
Embraceable You-
Blue Minor-
Don't Blame Me-
I Remember You-
Cool Struttin'-
Donna LeeContemporary CCD-14057-2
* Contemporary C-14057, CCD-14057-2   Art Farmer, Frank Morgan, Lou Levy, Eric Von Essen, Albert "Tootie" Heath - Central Avenue Reunion

Kenny Burrell Quartet Featuring Jay Hoggard

Jay Hoggard (vibes) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Marcus McLaurine (bass) Yoron Israel (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, August 4 & 5, 1989
Calling YouContemporary C-14058
Main Stem-
In A Sentimental Mood-
Moment's Notice-
Guiding Spirit-
Soul Eyes-
Midnight Blue-
In Walked Bud-
A Gift For YouContemporary CCD-14058-2
* Contemporary C-14058, CCD-14058-2   Kenny Burrell Quartet - Guiding Spirit

1990

Tom Harrell Sextet

Tom Harrell (trumpet, flugelhorn) Cheryl Pyle (flute -4,8) Joe Lovano (tenor, soprano sax) Danilo Perez (piano) Charlie Haden (bass) Paul Motian (drums)
NYC, April 8 & 9, 1990
1.VistaContemporary C-14059
2.Brazilian Song-
3.Scene-
4.January Spring-
5.Rhythm Form-
6.For Heaven's SakeContemporary CCD-14059-2
7.Autumn PictureContemporary C-14063
8.I Didn't Know-
9.The Christmas SongMilestone MCD-9211-2
* Contemporary C-14059, CCD-14059-2   Tom Harrell - Form
* Contemporary C-14063, CCD-14063-2   Tom Harrell - Visions
* Milestone MCD-9211-2   Various Artists - Christmas Songs

John Campbell Quartet

Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn -2,5,8) John Campbell (piano) Jay Anderson (bass) Joel Spencer (drums)
NYC, June 18 & 19, 1990
1.You Stepped Out Of A DreamContemporary C-14061
2.Chicken Red-
3.Quicksilver-
4.Tin Tin Deo-
5.In Orbit-
6.Shaw 'Nuff-
7.Turning Point-
8.Canadian Sunset-
9.Prelude To A Kiss-
10.This Time The Dream's On Me-
* Contemporary C-14061, CCD-14061-2   John Campbell - Turning Point

Carol Sloane

Phil Woods (alto sax, clarinet) Mike Renzi (piano, synthesizer) Rufus Reid (bass) Grady Tate (drums, vocals) Carol Sloane (vocals)
NYC, June 24 & 25, 1990
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With MeContemporary C-14060
The Real Thing-
Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'-
Early Autumn-
I Wish I Knew-
Makin' Whoopee / The Glory Of Love-
Something To Live For-
I Hear Music-
Too Late Now-
My Blue Heaven-
You're Nearer-
I'll Take Romance-
Maybe You'll Be ThereContemporary CCD-14060-2
* Contemporary C-14060, CCD-14060-2   Carol Sloane - The Real Thing

Joshua Breakstone Trio

Joshua Breakstone (guitar) Dennis Irwin (bass) Kenny Washington (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 30, 1990
K15-3444Contemporary C-14062
Where Or When-
I Talk To The Trees-
All Alone-
The Moment I Knew-
John's Abbey-
Medley: Monk's Mood / Pannonica-
Day By Day-
* Contemporary C-14062, CCD-14062-2   Joshua Breakstone - 9 By 3

1991 (40th anniversary)

Terry Gibbs - Buddy DeFranco - Herb Ellis Sextet

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Terry Gibbs (vibes) Larry Novak (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Butch Miles (drums)
"Kimball's East", Emeryville, CA, April 13, 14 & 15, 1991
Flying HomeContemporary CCD-14066-2
Rose Room-
I Surrender, Dear-
Dizzy Spells-
Don't Be That Way-
Poor Butterfly-
Avalon-
Memories Of You-
After You've Gone-
Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Terry Gibbs (vibes, piano) Larry Novak (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Butch Miles (drums)
Seven Come ElevenContemporary CCD-14067-2
Soft Winds-
The Man I Love-
Undecided-
Body And Soul-
Just One Of Those Things-
Stompin' At The Savoy-
These Foolish Things-
Air Mail Special-
* Contemporary CCD-14066-2   Terry Gibbs, Buddy DeFranco, Herb Ellis - Memories Of You
* Contemporary CCD-14067-2   Terry Gibbs, Buddy DeFranco, Herb Ellis - Kings Of Swing

Kenny Burrell Quintet

Cedar Walton (piano) Kenny Burrell (acoustic, electric guitar) Rufus Reid (bass) Lewis Nash (drums) Ray Mantilla (percussion)
DK-USA, NYC, June 10-12, 1991
Out ThereContemporary CCD-14065-2
Sunup To Sundown-
Roni's Decision-
I'm Old Fashioned-
Autumn Leaves-
Smile-
Love Dance-
Speak Low-
Lucky To Be Me-
* Contemporary CCD-14065-2   Kenny Burrell - Sunup To Sundown

1992

Leroy Vinnegar Quartet

Geoff Lee (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Mel Brown (drums) Curtis Craft (percussion)
Milwaukie, OR, March, 1992
Blue 'N' BoogieContemporary CCD-14068-2
Back On The Farm-
The Love Nest-
Big Shoes (For Your Feet)-
Grantstand-
Leroy's Waltz-
Blues On Purpose-
Ah Que Linda-
Who Has Seen The Wind-
How Insensitive-
Me Ho-
* Contemporary CCD-14068-2   Leroy Vinnegar - Walkin' The Basses

1993

Silver Leaf Jazz Band

Chris Tyle (cornet, vocals) Dave Sager (trombone) Jacques Gauthe (clarinet) Tom Roberts (piano) John Gill (drums, vocals)
New Orleans, LA, May 17, 18 & 19, 1993
Congo SquareGood Time Jazz GTJCD-15001-2
Silver Leaf Strut-
Farewell To Storyville-
Bourbon Street Bounce-
West End Blues-
'Way Down Yonder In New Orleans-
Why Don't You Go Down To New Orleans-
Perdido Street Blues-
Gallatin Street Grind-
Blues For Rampart Street-
New Orleans Hop Scop Blues-
Border Of The Quarter-
Decatur Street Blues-
We Shall Walk Through The Streets Of The City-
Tin Roof Blues-
Canal Street Blues-
Basin Street Blues-
Gravier Street Blues-
Back O' Town Blues-
Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans-
South Rampart Street Parade-
* Good Time Jazz GTJCD-15001-2   Silver Leaf Jazz Band - Streets And Scenes Of New Orleans

Scott Black's Hot Horns

Duke Heitger (cornet) Scott Black (cornet, vocals) Tom Ebbert (trombone) Tom Fischer (clarinet, bass sax) Buck Evans (piano, vocals) Tom Saunders (bass, tuba, vocals) Charlie Fardella (drums)
New Orleans, LA, August 23, 24 & 25, 1993
Sing You SinnersGood Time Jazz GTJCD-15003-2
Snake Rag-
Coquette-
She's Crying For Me-
Hindoo Man-
Big Boy-
That Certain Party-
Dippermouth Blues-
Sunday-
Breezin' Along With The Breeze-
I've Found A New Baby-
Corrine, Corrina-
Since My Best Gal Turned Me Down-
I'm Gonna Meet My Sweetie Now-
Davenport Blues-
When Erastus Plays His Old Kazoo-
* Good Time Jazz GTJCD-15003-2   Scott Black's Hot Horns

Silver Leaf Jazz Band

Chris Tyle (cornet) John Gill (trombone) Orange Kellin (clarinet) Tom Roberts (piano) Vince Giordano (bass) Hal Smith (drums)
New Orleans, LA, October 4, 5 & 6, 1993
Each DayGood Time Jazz GTJCD-15002-2
The Pearls-
If Someone Would Only Love Me-
Mama's Got A Baby-
The Original Jelly Roll Blues (as The Jelly Roll Blues)-
Shreveport Stomp-
Blue Blood Blues-
King Porter Stomp-
Mr. Joe-
Big Fat Ham-
Jungle Blues-
Good Old New York-
* Good Time Jazz GTJCD-15002-2   Silver Leaf Jazz Band - Jelly's Best Jam

1995

Melton Mustafa Orchestra With Billy Ross/Lonnie Smith

John Bailey, Shawn Hines, Brian McDonald, Doug Michels, Melton Mustafa (trumpet) Milton Omar Dailey, Jason Pyle, Tom Warfel (trombone) Mike Balogh (bass trombone) Billy Ross (tenor sax, flute) Neal Bonsanti, Dave Fernandez, Jesse Jones Jr., Scott Klarman, Ed Maine, Tom McCormick, Moura Ottinot, Jose Vera (sax) John McMinn, Silvano Monasterios (piano) Lonnie Smith (organ) Jeff Grubbs (bass) James Cotmon (drums) Luis Roberto "Wiso" Santiago (percussion)
North Miami, FL, July, 1995
Boiling Point (3 In 1 Blues)Contemporary CCD-14075-2
Blind Love Blues-
Bridging The Gap-
Some Kind Of Blues-
I Can Sing-
Easy As It Goes (A Night At El Morocco)-
Upsy Daisy-
Let It Be Known-
Where There's Smoke-
Swinging My Lady-
The Gift Of Knowledge (El Don Del Conocimiento)-
* Contemporary CCD-14075-2   Melton Mustafa - Boiling Point

Michael Orta Group

Jason Carder (trumpet) Paquito D'Rivera (alto sax, clarinet) Gary Campbell (tenor sax) Errol Rackipov (vibes) Michael Orta (piano) Dennis Marks (bass) Nicky Orta (fretless bass, electric bass) James Martin, Archie Pena (drums) Rafael Solano (percussion)
Miami, FL, September & October, 1995
Small FeatsContemporary CCD-14076-2
Educated Guess-
Latin What-
A Child's Song-
For Those Who've Gone Before-
The Little One-
Such And Such-
One For Tom-
Tres Palabras-
* Contemporary CCD-14076-2   Michael Orta - Freedom Tower

Terry Myers Quartet

Terry Myers (tenor, alto, soprano sax) Lonnie Smith (organ) Nathen Page (guitar) Duffy Jackson (drums, vocals)
Fort Lauderdale, FL, November 8 & 9, 1995
Mr. Ten Bar BluesContemporary CCD-14078-2
Opal's Smile-
Smokin'-
Samba De Jolari-
Eugotacy-
A Gift From Buddy-
We're Goin' In-
Why Not Blues-
Delusions Of Grandeur-
Been There, Done That-
Gotcha-
Lift Off-
* Contemporary CCD-14078-2   Terry Myers - Soul Mates

1996 (45th anniversary)

Billy Ross Group

Jeff Kievit, Barry Ries, Ira Sullivan (trumpet) Tony Concepcion (trumpet, flugelhorn) Pete Minger (flugelhorn) John Allred, Dana Teboe (trombone) Joe Barodi (bass trombone) Nestor Torres (flute) Billy Ross (soprano, alto, tenor sax, alto flute, C flute, bass flute, flute, piccolo, clarinet) Ed Calle, Turk Mauro, Flip Phillips, Frank Tiberi (tenor sax) Mike Brignola, Whit Sidener (baritone sax) Mike Levine (piano, string) Dan Warner (guitar) Dennis Marks (bass) Julio Hernandez, Rafael "California" Valencia (electric bass) James Martin, Ed Metz Jr., Archie Pena (drums) Lee Levin (drums, shakers) Nelson "Flaco" Padron (congas, percussion) Richard Bravo (bongos, percussion) Wendy Pedersen (vocals)
Tribe Studios, Miami, FL, January-March, 1996
WoodyContemporary CCD-14079-2
Apple Honey-
I Wonder-
Romance In The Dark-
Bijou (Rhumba A La Jazz)-
P.S. I Love You-
Everywhere-
Sidewalks Of Cuba-
Northwest Passage-
Laura-
Keen And Peachy-
Woodchopper's Ball-
For The First Herd-
* Contemporary CCD-14079-2   Billy Ross - Woody

Eric Allison Group

Melton Mustafa (trumpet) Eric Allison (tenor, alto sax, clarinet, flute) Turk Mauro (baritone, tenor sax) Vince Maggio, Billy Marcus, Tony Prentice (piano) Dr. Lonnie Smith (organ) Phil Flanigan, Jeff Grubbs, Dennis Marks (bass) Danny Burger, James Martin (drums)
West Palm Beach, FL, March, 1996
Mean Streets BeatContemporary CCD-14080-2
Dead End-
Lonely Avenue-
Tenor Talk-
Improvisation For Unaccompanied Saxophones-
Funk Boulevard-
A Stroll In Savannah-
New Voice-
When In Doubt (Tell The Truth)-
Here I Go Again-
* Contemporary CCD-14080-2   Eric Allison - Mean Streets Beat

Silver Leaf Jazz Band

Duke Heitger (cornet) Chris Tyle (cornet, vocals) Mike Owen (trombone) Orange Kellin (clarinet) Tom Fischer (alto sax) Steve Pistorius (piano) Craig Ventresco (banjo, guitar) Marty Eggers (bass) Hal Smith (drums, washboard)
New Orleans, LA, April 2-6, 1996
Papa's Got The Jim JamsGood Time Jazz GTJCD-15005-2
Weary City-
Shim-Me-Sha-Wabble-
You Can Have It (I Don't Want It)-
Ghost Of The Blues-
Isn't There A Little Love-
Everybody Loves Somebody Blues-
Klondyke Blues-
It Belongs To You-
Rambling Blues-
Number Two Blues-
I Must Have It-
Peculiar-
Cookie-
Papa, What You Are Trying To Do To Me I've Been Doing It For Years-
* Good Time Jazz GTJCD-15005-2   Silver Leaf Jazz Band - Great Composers Of New Orleans Jazz

Tom Ranier With Strings

Valerie DiCarlo, Gary Foster, Joe Soldo (woodwinds) Endre Granat (concertmaster) Tmasen Beseke, Nickolai Kurganov, Don Palmer, Katia Popov, Bob Sanov, Jim Stark, Mari Tsumura, Leslie Woodbury (violin) Mimi Granat, Carole Mukogawa (viola) Andrew Cook, Ray Kelley (cello) Tom Ranier (piano, clarinet, alto sax) Peter Matz (piano, conductor) Chuck Berghofer (bass) Paul Kreibich (drums) Larry Bunker (percussion)
Hollywood, CA, May 11, 1996
In The Still Of The NightContemporary CCD-14087-2
Memories Of You-
You Must Believe In Spring-
* Contemporary CCD-14087-2   Tom Ranier - In The Still Of The Night

1997

Tom Ranier Trio

Tom Ranier (piano, clarinet, synthesizer) Ken Wild (bass -2) Abe Laboriel (electric bass -1,3,4) Harvey Mason (drums -1,3,4) Ralph Humphrey (drums -2)
Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 1997
1.How Deep Is The OceanContemporary CCD-14087-2
2.Summer Me, Winter Me (Tribute To Buddy DeFranco)-
3.Where Or When-
4.Excuse Me-
* Contemporary CCD-14087-2   Tom Ranier - In The Still Of The Night

Tom Ranier With Strings

Gary Foster, Joe Soldo, Bob Tricarico (woodwinds) Assa Drori (concertmaster) Rebecca Barr, Armen Garabedian, Suzanna Giordano, Yi Hu, Don Palmer, Bob Sanov, Elizabeth Wilson, Margaret Wooten (violin) Carole Mukogawa (viola) Armen Ksajikian, Cecilia Tsan (cello) Tom Ranier (piano, conductor) Abe Laboriel (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, April 27, 1997
Teach Me Your PathsContemporary CCD-14087-2
Nights And Promise-
July-
An Hour From Your Heart-
* Contemporary CCD-14087-2   Tom Ranier - In The Still Of The Night

Eric Allison Group

John Bailey (trumpet) Jesse Jones Jr. (alto sax) Eric Allison (tenor, alto sax, flute, clarinet) Turk Mauro (baritone sax) Dr. Lonnie Smith (organ) Dennis Marks (bass) Danny Burger (drums)
West Palm Beach, FL, July 1 & 2, 1997
Midnight GrooveContemporary CCD-14088-2
After Hours-
Double Shot-
'Round About Dawn-
Sittin' In-
No Cover-
Tip-Toein'-
Straight-Up-
Deanna-
Delta Joy-
* Contemporary CCD-14088-2   Eric Allison - After Hours

1998

Johnny Holiday Sings

Johnny Holiday (vocals) with Bob Summers (trumpet) Tom Ranier (piano, synthesizer) Monty Budwig (bass) Joe LaBarbera (drums) Terry Gibbs (producer)
Sage & Sand Recording Studio, Hollywood, CA, June 10 & 11, 1998
When Your Lover Has GoneContemporary CCD-14091-2
Stardust-
By Myself-
It's A Blue World-
Nevertheless (I'm In Love With You)-
Give The World A Little Whistle-
Some Of These Days-
I Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To Dry-
Those Eyes, Those Lips, That Nose, That Face, That Girl-
Don't Worry 'Bout Me-
Day By Day-
Here's That Rainy Day-
Playing The Field-
* Contemporary CCD-14091-2   Johnny Holiday Sings

Others

The Banjo Kings

Vic Davis, Bill Norris, Stan Wrightsman (piano) Dick Roberts, Red Roundtree (banjo) Ray Leatherwood (bass) George Bruns (bass, tuba) Nick Fatool, Monte Mountjoy (drums)
unknown location, date
Down SouthGood Time Jazz L 12015
Alabamy BoundGood Time Jazz 43, L 12015
Stephen Foster Medley, No. 1: Old Kentucky Home / Swanee River / Camptown Races / Oh, Susannah-
By The Light Of The Silvery MoonGood Time Jazz L 12015
In The Shade Of The Old Apple Tree-
Hello, My Baby (as Hello, Ma Baby)Good Time Jazz 47, L 12015
Banjo Rag (as That Banjo Rag)-
Carolina In The MorningGood Time Jazz L 12015
In The Good Old Summertime-
The Burglar BuckGood Time Jazz 76, EP 1019, L 12015
Stephen Foster Medley, No. 2: Old Black Joe / Ring, Ring De Banjo / Nelly Bly / Massa's In De Cold, Cold GroundGood Time Jazz 64, EP 1019, L 12015
Banjo Bounce-
When You And I Were Young, MaggieGood Time Jazz L 12015
Pickin' The BanjoGood Time Jazz 76, EP 1019, L 12015
unknown artists
unknown location, date
I Wonder Who's Kissing Her NowGood Time Jazz EP 1024
Banjo Happy-
Beautiful DreamerGood Time Jazz 89, EP 1024
My Gal Sal-
* Good Time Jazz L 12015, GTJCD-12015-2   The Banjo Kings, Vol. 1
* Good Time Jazz EP 1019   The Banjo Kings
* Good Time Jazz EP 1024   The Banjo Kings
* Good Time Jazz 43   The Banjo Kings - Stephen Foster Medley / Alabamy Bound
* Good Time Jazz 47   The Banjo Kings - Hello, My Baby / Banjo Rag
* Good Time Jazz 76   The Banjo Kings - The Burglar Buck / Pickin' The Banjo
* Good Time Jazz 64   The Banjo Kings - Banjo Bounce / Stephen Foster Medley, No. 2
* Good Time Jazz 89   The Banjo Kings - Beautiful Dreamer / My Gal Sal

Turk Murphy's San Francisco Jazz Band

Bob Scobey (trumpet) George Brunis, Turk Murphy (trombone) Bob Helm, Bill Napier (clarinet) Skippy Anderson, Burt Bales, Wally Rose (piano) Harry Mordecai, Pat Patton (banjo) Dick Lammi, Bob Short (bass, tuba) Don Kinch (bass, tuba, cornet, trumpet) Johnny Brent, Stan Ward (drums) Claire Austin (vocals)
1947-1952
Willie The WeeperGood Time Jazz FCD-60-026
King Porter Stomp-
Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home-
Wise Guys-
Red Eye-
Flamin' Mamie-
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-026   Turk Murphy's Jazz Band Favorites, Vol. 2

George Lewis And His Ragtime Band

Avery "Kid" Howard (trumpet, vocals) Jim Robinson (trombone) George Lewis (clarinet) Alton Purnell (piano) Lawrence Marrero (banjo) Alcide "Slow Drag" Pavageau (bass) Joe Watkins (drums, vocals)
"Beverly Caverns", Hollywood, CA, May, 1953
In GlorylandGood Time Jazz L 12059
12th Street Rag-
St. Louis Blues-
Dippermouth Blues-
Red Wing-
Bourbon Street Parade-
Panama-
Maryland, My Maryland-
Careless Love-
Walk Through The Streets Of The City-
Bucket's Got A Hole In It-
High Society-
When The Saints Go Marching In-
* Good Time Jazz L 12059, GTJCD-12059-2   George Lewis - The Beverly Caverns Sessions, Vol. 2

George Lewis And His Ragtime Band

Avery "Kid" Howard (trumpet, vocals) Jim Robinson (trombone) George Lewis (clarinet) Alton Purnell (piano, vocals) Lawrence Marrero (banjo) Alcide "Slow Drag" Pavageau (bass) Joe Watkins (drums, vocals) Monette Moore (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, October 26, 1953
Honeysuckle RoseGood Time Jazz L 12062
At Sundown-
Down In Honky Tonk Town-
Tiger Rag-
* Good Time Jazz L 12062, GTJCD-12062-2   George Lewis - Doctor Jazz

The Banjo Kings

Dick Roberts, Red Roundtree (banjo) Ernie Anderson, Vito Mumolo (guitar) Joe Heimlich (unknown instruments)
1954-1958
The Man On The Flying TrapezeGood Time Jazz FCD-60-012
Bird In A Gilded CageGood Time Jazz 97, FCD-60-012
After The BallGood Time Jazz FCD-60-012
Shine On Harvest Moon-
Jeannie With The Light Brown Hair-
Annie Rooney-
Daisy Bell-
Sweet Genevieve-
In My Merry Oldsmobile-
Silver Threads Among The Gold-
Bill BaileyGood Time Jazz 97, FCD-60-012
A Hot Time In The Old TownGood Time Jazz FCD-60-012
The Columbus Stockade Blues (as Columbus Stockade)Good Time Jazz EP 1027, FCD-60-012
Steel Guitar Rag-
You Are My SunshineGood Time Jazz 99, EP 1027, FCD-60-012
San Antonio Rose-
Westward Ho!Good Time Jazz FCD-60-012
Home On The Range-
The West, A Nest And You-
Don't Fence Me In-
Panhandle Rag-
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-012   The Banjo Kings - Favorites
* Good Time Jazz EP 1027   The Banjo Kings - Go West
* Good Time Jazz 97, 45097   The Banjo Kings - Bill Bailey / Bird In A Gilded Cage
* Good Time Jazz 99, 45099   The Banjo Kings - San Antonio Rose / You Are My Sunshine

Firehouse Five Plus Two

Danny Alguire (cornet) Ward Kimball (trombone) George Probert (clarinet) Frank Thomas (piano) Dick Roberts (banjo) Don Kinch (bass, tuba, cornet, trumpet) Eddie Forrest (drums)
1958-1969
Doctor JazzGood Time Jazz FCD-60-008
A Hot Time In The Old Town-
Firehouse Stomp-
Yellow Dog Blues-
Bill Bailey-
When The Saints Go Marching In-
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-008   Firehouse Five Plus Two - 16 Dixieland Favorites

Celedonio Romero Solo?

Celedonio Romero (classical guitar)
1959
Serenata EspanolaContemporary CCD-14069-2
Mazurka-
Minuetto In D Major-
Leyenda (Asturias)-
Fantasia-
Zapateado Clasico-
Pavana And Danza-
Sarabanda And Bourree-
* Contemporary CCD-14069-2   Celedonio Romero, Celin Romero - Spanish Guitar Music

Celin Romero Solo?

Celin Romero (classical guitar)
1959
Rumores De La CaletaContemporary CCD-14069-2
Minuetto In C Major-
Minuetto De La Grand Sonata In C Major-
Estudio In B Minor-
Preludio And Pavana-
El Noi De La Mare-
El Testamento De Amelia-
* Contemporary CCD-14069-2   Celedonio Romero, Celin Romero - Spanish Guitar Music

Pepe Romero Solo?

Pepe Romero (classical guitar)
January, 1960
Noche En MalagaContemporary CCD-14070-2
Seguiriyas-
Medias Granadinas-
Fandangos De Huelva-
Alegrias Por Rosas-
Bulerias-
Soleares-
Alegrias Por Fiesta-
Farrucas-
Zapateado Del Perchel-
* Contemporary CCD-14070-2   Pepe Romero - !Flamenco Fenomeno!

Helen Humes

Don Abney (piano) Dean Reilly (bass) Benny Barth (drums) Helen Humes (vocals)
April 26, 1976
'Deed I DoContemporary CCD-14071-2
I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)-
If You're A Viper-
Woe Is Me-
He's Yours, He's Mine-
Million Dollar Secret-
Too Marvelous For Words-
Every Day I Have The Blues-
Let The Good Times Roll-
I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter-
My Old Flame-
Just In Time-
Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You-
If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight)-
'Tain't Nobody's Biz-Ness If I Do-
St. Louis Blues-
* Contemporary CCD-14071-2   Helen Humes - 'Deed I Do

Chico Freeman Quintet Featuring Arthur Blythe

Arthur Blythe (alto sax) Chico Freeman (tenor sax) George Cables (piano) Santi Debriano (bass) Yoron Israel (drums)
May 16, 1994
Bemsha SwingContemporary CCD-14073-2
Blackfoot-
Ah, George, We Hardly Knew Ya-
To Hear A Tear, Drop In The Rain-
Playpen-
Peacemaker-
Rhythm-A-Ning-
* Contemporary CCD-14073-2   Chico Freeman, Arthur Blythe - Focus

Tim Laughlin Band

Connie Jones (cornet) Kevin Clark (trumpet) Al Barthelow, Mike Genevay, Dave Sager (trombone) Otis Bazoon, Tim Laughlin (clarinet) Bill Schultz (cello) David Torkanowsky (piano) Les Muscutt (banjo) Hank Mackie (guitar) Matt Perrine (bass, tuba, electric bass) John Vidacovich (drums) and others
November 21-23, 1994
Farewell BluesGood Time Jazz GTJCD-15004-2
Blue Orleans-
Limehouse Blues-
King Of The Mardi Gras-
Buddy Bolden's Blues-
Palesteena-
Savoy Blues-
Lonesome-
Panama-
* Good Time Jazz GTJCD-15004-2   Tim Laughlin - Blue Orleans

Lanny Morgan Quartet

Lanny Morgan (alto sax) Tom Ranier (piano) Dave Carpenter (bass) Joe LaBarbera (drums)
October, 1996
In The Still Of The NightContemporary CCD-14084-2
People Will Say We're In Love-
Stella By Starlight-
The Song Is You-
Rosalie-
I'll Remember April-
Body And Soul-
Broadway-
Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most-
It's You Or No One-
* Contemporary CCD-14084-2   Lanny Morgan - Pacific Standard

Jacques Gauthe's Creole Rice Jazz Band

Duke Heitger (cornet) Mike Owen (trombone) Jacques Gauthe (clarinet) Steve Pistorius (piano) Lars Edegran (banjo, guitar) Tom Saunders (bass, tuba) Chris Tyle (drums, cornet)
January 27-29, 1997
Petite Fleur (Small Flower)Good Time Jazz GTJCD-15006-2
Les Oignons (The Onions)-
Si Tu Vois Ma Mere (If You See My Mother)-
Dans Les Rues D'Antibes (The Streets Of Antibes)-
As-Tu Le Cafard (Do You Have The Blues)-
Le Marchand De Poissons (The Fish Vendor)-
Georgia Cabin-
The Ghost Of The Blues-
Egyptian Fantasy-
Suey-
Premier Bal (First Ball)-
Wild Cat Blues-
Passport To Paradise-
Muskrat Ramble-
Blues For Bechet-
Promenade Aux Champs Elysees (Struttin' On Elysian Fields)-
* Good Time Jazz GTJCD-15006-2   Jacques Gauthe's Creole Rice Jazz Band - Echoes Of Sidney Bechet

Terry Gibbs - Buddy DeFranco

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Terry Gibbs (vibes, xylophone, marimba) Tom Ranier (piano) Dave Carpenter (bass) Gerry Gibbs (drums)
September 3, 1998
I Used To Think That I Was CrazyContemporary CCD-14089-2
Sleepy Old Moon-
Until I Left Chicago (I Never Had The Blues)-
Mister Moon-
Lazy Days-
Playing The Field-
Alabama Baby-
One Little Thing-
South Dakota-
Easy For You-
Clarinet Lick-
Nights In Madrid-
In The Mornin' When The Sun Comes Up-
* Contemporary CCD-14089-2   Terry Gibbs, Buddy DeFranco - Play Steve Allen