Elvin Jones Catalog

1948 (age 21)

Various Artists - Swing Not Spring  (Savoy MG 12062)

Thad Jones (trumpet) Billy Mitchell (tenor sax) Terry Pollard (piano, vibes) Jimmy Richardson (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Detroit, MI, 1948
Compulsory
Blue Room
The Zec
Alone Together

1950

Kenny Burrell - Kenny's Sound / My Funny Valentine  (J-V-B 58)

Yusef Lateef (tenor sax, flute) Tommy Flanagan (piano, vibes) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Billy Burrell or Al Jackson (bass) Elvin Jones or Hindel Butts (drums)
Detroit, MI, circa 1950
Kenny's Sound
My Funny Valentine

1955

Miles Davis - Blue Moods  (Debut DEB 120)

Miles Davis (trumpet) Britt Woodman (trombone) Teddy Charles (vibes) Charles Mingus (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Audio-Video Studios, NYC, July 9, 1955
Nature Boy
Alone Together
There's No You
Easy Living
** also issued on Disques Swing (F) LDM 30035 entitled "Miles Davis". Fantasy LP 6001, LP 86001; Original Jazz Classics OJC-043, OJCCD-043-2; America (F) 30 AM 6051.
** part of Prestige PR 24022.

1956

Hank Jones/Conte Candoli/Milt Hinton/Sahib Shihab/Ronnie Bright/Barry Galbraith/Jimmy Cleveland/Gene Quill/Ray Bryant/Osie Johnson - After Hours Jazz  (Epic LN 3339)

Eddie Bert (trombone) Sahib Shihab (baritone sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Carl Pruitt (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, May 17, 1956
CO55945Hum-Bug
CO55946Southern Exposure
** also issued on Fontana (E) TFL 5008.

The Complete Columbia J.J. Johnson Small Group Sessions  (Mosaic MQ11-169)

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Bobby Jaspar (tenor sax, flute) Hank Jones (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, July 24, 1956
CO56830I Should Care
CO56833Joey, Joey, Joey
J.J. Johnson (trombone) Bobby Jaspar (tenor sax, flute) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Wilbur Little (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, May 14, 1957
CO57944-1Come Rain Or Come Shine
** also issued on Mosaic MD7-169.

J.J. Johnson - J Is For Jazz  (Columbia CL 935)

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Bobby Jaspar (tenor sax, flute) Hank Jones (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, July 24, 1956
CO56831Overdrive
CO56832Undecided
CO56834Angel Eyes
J.J. Johnson (trombone) Bobby Jaspar (tenor sax, flute) Hank Jones (piano) Wilbur Little (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, July 25, 1956
CO56835Tumbling Tumbleweeds
CO56836Cube Steak
CO56837Never Let Me Go
CO56838Solar
J.J. Johnson (trombone) Bobby Jaspar (tenor sax, flute) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Wilbur Little (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, July 27, 1956
CO56315Chasin' The Bird
CO56316Naptown U.S.A.
CO56317It Might As Well Be Spring

Bobby Jaspar - Clarinescapade  (Columbia (F) FPX 123)

Bobby Jaspar (tenor sax, flute, clarinet, alto flute) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Nobil Totah (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Paris, France, November 12, 1956
How Deep Is The Ocean
Clarinescapade
Tutti Frutti
What's New
Spring Is Here
same personnel
Paris, France, November 14, 1956
I Remember You
Wee Dot
I Won't Dance

Art Farmer - Farmer's Market  (New Jazz NJLP 8203)

Art Farmer (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 23, 1956
1019Reminiscing
1020By Myself
1021Wailin' With Hank
1022Ad-Dis-Un
1023Farmer's Market
1024With Prestige
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-398, OJCCD-398-2.

1957 (age 30)

Thad Jones - Mad Thad  (Period SPL 1208)

Thad Jones (trumpet) Henry Coker (trombone -2,3) Frank Wess (tenor sax, flute) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Eddie Jones (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, January 6, 1957
1.Bird Song
2.Cat Meets Chick
3.Quiet Sip
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1919-2.

Sonny Rollins/Thad Jones - Sonny Rollins Plays  (Period SPL 1204)

Thad Jones (trumpet) Henry Coker (trombone) Frank Wess (tenor sax, flute) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Eddie Jones (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, January 6, 1957
Ballad Medley: Flamingo / If You Are Mine / I'm Through With Love / Love Walked In

Mr. Jay Jay Johnson - Live!  (Queen-disc (It) Q-046)

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Bobby Jaspar (tenor sax, flute) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Wilbur Little (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Red Hill Inn", NJ, January 26, 1957
Jay's Original
It's All Right With Me
Undecided
same personnel
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, February 2, 1957
Overdrive
Angel Eyes
Bags' Groove

J.J. Johnson - Dial J.J. Five  (Columbia CL 1084)

J.J. Johnson (trombone -1,3,4) Bobby Jaspar (tenor sax, flute -1,2,4) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Wilbur Little (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, January 29, 1957
1. CO57273Bird Song
2. CO57274It Could Happen To You
3. CO57275Our Love Is Here To Stay
4. CO57276Blue Haze
J.J. Johnson (trombone) Bobby Jaspar (tenor sax, flute) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Wilbur Little (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, January 31, 1957
CO57277Barbados
CO57278In A Little Provincial Town
CO57279Cette Chose
J.J. Johnson (trombone -1,3) Bobby Jaspar (tenor sax, flute -1,3) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Wilbur Little (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, May 14, 1957
1. CO57945-6Tea Pot
2. CO57946-2So Sorry Please
3. CO57947-3Old Devil Moon

J.J. Johnson And Kai Winding - Jay And Kai  (Columbia CL 973)

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Bobby Jaspar (tenor sax, flute) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Wilbur Little (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, January 29, 1957
CO56830I Should Care (remake)

The Playboy Jazz All Stars  (Playboy PB 1529/30)

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Bobby Jaspar (tenor sax, flute) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Wilbur Little (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, January 31, 1957
CO56833Joey, Joey, Joey (remake)

Kenny Burrell  (Prestige PRLP 7088)

Cecil Payne (baritone sax -1,2,4,5) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Doug Watkins (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 1, 1957
1. 1071Perceptions
2. 1073Drum Boogie
3. 1075All Of You
4. 1076Strictly Confidential
5. 1077Don't Cry Baby
** also issued on Prestige PR 7308 entitled "Blue Moods". Original Jazz Classics OJC-019, OJCCD-019-2.

The Magnificent Thad Jones, Vol. 3  (Blue Note BLP 1546)

Thad Jones (trumpet) Benny Powell (trombone) Gigi Gryce (alto sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 2, 1957
tk.5Slipped Again
tk.9Let's
tk.10Ill Wind
tk.14Thadrack
** part of Mosaic MQ5-172, MD3-172.

The Complete Blue Note/UA/Roulette Recordings Of Thad Jones  (Mosaic MQ5-172)

Thad Jones (trumpet) Benny Powell (trombone) Gigi Gryce (alto sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 2, 1957
tk.6Going Off Stage
** also issued on Mosaic MD3-172.
** same contents as Blue Note BLP 1513 + BLP 1527 + BLP 1546 + United Artists UAL 4025 + 8 bonus tracks.

The Prestige All Stars - Olio  (Prestige PRLP 7084)

Thad Jones (trumpet) Frank Wess (tenor sax, flute) Teddy Charles (vibes) Mal Waldron (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 16, 1957
1100Touche
1101Potpourri
1102Blues Without Woe
1103Hello Frisco
1104Dakar
1105Embraceable You
** also issued on Status ST 8310 entitled "Frank Wess/Thad Jones - Touche". Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1004-2.

Paul Chambers Quintet  (Blue Note BLP 1564)

Donald Byrd (trumpet -1/5) Clifford Jordan (tenor sax -1/5) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 19, 1957
1. tk.3Four Strings
2. tk.8Minor Run-Down
3. tk.9Beauteous
4. tk.12What's New
5. tk.15The Hand Of Love
6. tk.16Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
** also issued on Blue Note 7243 8 52441 2.

Paul Chambers Quintet  (Blue Note 7243 8 52441 2)

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Clifford Jordan (tenor sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 19, 1957
tk.4Four Strings (alternate take)
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 1564 + 1 bonus track.

Bobby Jaspar With George Wallington, Idrees Sulieman  (Riverside RLP 12-240)

Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) Bobby Jaspar (tenor sax, flute) George Wallington (piano) Wilbur Little (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, May 23, 1957
Seven Up
Doublemint
Before Dawn
Bobby Jaspar (tenor sax, flute) George Wallington (piano) Wilbur Little (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, May 28, 1957
Sweet Blanche
My Old Flame
All Of You
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1788-2.

Various Artists - Blues For Tomorrow  (Riverside RLP 12-243)

Bobby Jaspar (tenor sax, flute) George Wallington (piano) Wilbur Little (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, May 28, 1957
The Fuzz
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-030, OJCCD-030-2.

Tommy Flanagan - Overseas  (Prestige PRLP 7134)

Tommy Flanagan (piano) Wilbur Little (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, August 15, 1957
mr1394Relaxin' At Camarillo
mr1393Chelsea Bridge
mr1399Eclypso
mr1396Beat's Up
mr1398Skal Brothers
mr1400Little Rock
mr1392 tk.1Verdandi
mr1395 tk.3Dalarna (as Delarna)
mr1397 tk.2Willow Weep For Me
** also issued on Prestige PR 7632; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1033-2. Dragon (Swd) DRLP 87 entitled "Tommy Flanagan Trio In Stockholm 1957".

Tommy Flanagan Trio In Stockholm 1957  (Dragon (Swd) DRLP 87)

Tommy Flanagan (piano) Wilbur Little (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
Stockholm, Sweden, August 15, 1957
tk.2Dalarna (alternate take)
-Verdandi (alternate take)
tk.1Willow Weep For Me (alternate take)
** reissue of Prestige PRLP 7134 entitled "Overseas" + 3 bonus tracks.

The Prestige All Stars - Roots  (New Jazz NJLP 8202)

Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Alonzo Levister (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 25, 1957
1374Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child
1375Down By The Riverside
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-062, OJCCD-062-2.

Sonny Rollins - More From The Vanguard  (Blue Note BN-LA475-H2)

Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Wilbur Ware (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, evening set, November 3, 1957
tk.6A Night In Tunisia (evening)
tk.7Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise (alternate take)
tk.8Four
tk.9Woody'n You
tk.11What Is This Thing Called Love
tk.15I'll Remember April
tk.16Get Happy (long version)
tk.18All The Things You Are
tk.19Get Happy (short version)

Sonny Rollins - A Night At The Village Vanguard  (Blue Note BLP 1581)

Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Wilbur Ware (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
"Village Vanguard", NYC, evening set, November 3, 1957
tk.10That Ol' Devil Moon
tk.12Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
tk.13Sonnymoon For Two
tk.14I Can't Get Started
tk.17Striver's Row
** also issued on Blue Note BST 81581 (pseudo stereo).

Various Artists - Jazz Is Busting Out All Over!  (Savoy MG 12123)

Sonny Redd (alto sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Chicago, IL, November 12, 1957
Stop

Art Pepper/Sonny Redd - Two Altos  (Regent MG 6069)

Sonny Redd (alto sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
Chicago, IL, November 12, 1957
Watkins Production
Redd's Head
** also issued on Savoy MG 12215.

The Cool Sound Of Pepper Adams  (Regent MG 6066)

Bernard McKinney (euphonium) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Hank Jones (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, November 19, 1957
Bloos, Blooze, Blues
Like... What Is This
Skippy
Seein' Red
** also issued on Savoy MG 12211. Savoy SJL 1142 entitled "Pure Pepper".

Pepper Adams - Pure Pepper  (Savoy SJL 1142)

Bernard McKinney (euphonium) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Hank Jones (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
NYC, November 19, 1957
Seein' Red (alternate take)
** reissue of Regent MG 6066 entitled "The Cool Sound Of Pepper Adams" + 1 bonus track.

Red Rodney 1957  (Signal S 1206)

Red Rodney (trumpet) Ira Sullivan (trumpet, tenor sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, November 24, 1957
Ubas
Red Arrow
Box 2000
** also issued on Savoy MG 12148 entitled "Fiery". Onyx ORI 204 entitled "The Red Arrow".

1958

Mal Waldron - Mal/3: Sounds  (New Jazz NJLP 8201)

Art Farmer (trumpet) Eric Dixon (flute) Calo Scott (cello) Mal Waldron (piano) Julian Euell (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Elaine Waldron (vocals -4,5)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 31, 1958
1. 1449Tensions
2. 1450Ollie's Caravan
3. 1451The Cattin' Toddler
4. 1452Portrait Of A Young Mother
5. 1453For Every Man There's A Woman
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1814-2.

The Jones Brothers - Keeping Up With The Joneses  (Metrojazz E 1003)

Thad Jones (trumpet, flugelhorn) Hank Jones (piano, organ) Eddie Jones (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, March 24, 1958
Nice And Nasty
Keepin' Up With The Joneses
Three And One
Sput 'N' Jeff
It Had To Be You
On The Alamo
There Is No Greater Love

Pepper Adams/Jimmy Knepper - The Pepper - Knepper Quintet  (Metrojazz E 1004)

Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, March 25, 1958
58-XY-413STMinor Catastrophe
58-XY-414STAll Too Soon
58-XY-415STPrimrose Path
58-XY-416STBeau Bien
58-XY-417STAdams In The Apple
58-XY-418STI Didn't Know About You
58-XY-419STRiverside Drive

Pepper Adams Quintet - 10 To 4 At The 5 Spot  (Riverside RLP 12-265)

Donald Byrd (trumpet -1,3/5) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Bobby Timmons (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Five Spot Cafe", NYC, April 15, 1958
1.'Tis (theme)
2.You're My Thrill
3.The Long Two/Four
4.Hastings Street Bounce
5.Yourna
** also issued on Riverside RLP 1104; Original Jazz Classics OJC-031, OJCCD-031-2.
** part of Milestone M-47044.

Bennie Green - Soul Stirrin'  (Blue Note BLP 1599)

Bennie Green (trombone, vocals) Gene Ammons, Billy Root (tenor sax) Sonny Clark (piano) Ike Isaacs (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Babs Gonzales (vocals -2,4)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 28, 1958
1. tk.2Lullaby Of The Doomed
2. tk.5We Wanna Cook
3. tk.9That's All
4. tk.12/13Soul Strrin' (mono take)
5. tk.15B.G. Mambo
6. tk.19Black Pearl
** also issued on Blue Note 7243 8 59381 2.

Bennie Green - Soul Stirrin'  (Blue Note BST 81599)

Bennie Green (trombone, vocals) Gene Ammons, Billy Root (tenor sax) Sonny Clark (piano) Ike Isaacs (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Babs Gonzales (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 28, 1958
tk.12Soul Strrin' (stereo take)

The Mitchell-Ruff Duo - Plus Strings And Brass  (Roulette R-52013)

Willie Ruff (French horn, bass) Julius Baker (oboe) Dwike Mitchell (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) unidentified woodwinds and strings
NYC, May 13, 1958
Ol' Man River
I Got Rhythm
Fascinating Rhythm
Bess, You Is My Woman Now
It Ain't Necessarily So
Miss Otis Regrets
Old Devil Moon
When I Fall In Love
The Thrill Is Gone
My Ship
Black Is The Color
** also issued on Roulette SR-52013.

Aaron Bell - After The Party's Over  (RCA Victor LPM 1876)

Tyree Glenn (vibes) Hank Jones (piano) Aaron Bell (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, July 2, 1958
J2PB5093Kumquat
J2PB5094Satin Doll
** also issued on RCA Victor LSP 1876.

Steve Lacy - Reflections  (New Jazz NJLP 8206)

Steve Lacy (soprano sax) Mal Waldron (piano) Buell Neidlinger (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 17, 1958
1618Hornin' In
1619Skippy
1620Reflections
1621Four In One
1622Bye-Ya
1623Ask Me Now
1624Let's Call This
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-063, OJCCD-063-2.

Swingin' Impressions By Hank Jones - Porgy And Bess  (Capitol T-1175)

Hank Jones (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Elvin Jones (drums, percussion)
NYC, late 1958
Summertime
There's A Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon For New York
My Man's Gone Now
A Woman Is A Sometime Thing
Bess, You Is My Woman Now
It Ain't Necessarily So
I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'
I Can't Sit Down
Oh Bess, Oh Where's My Bess
I Ain't Got No Shame
** also issued on Capitol ST-1175.

Aaron Bell - Music From "Peter Gunn"  (Lion L 70112)

Seldon Powell (tenor sax, flute) Eddie Costa (vibes) Ray Bryant (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Aaron Bell (bass) Osie Johnson or Elvin Jones (drums)
probably NYC, 1958
Peter Gunn
The Floater
Brief And Breezy
Brothers Go To Mothers
Fallout
Sorta Blue
Dreamsville
A Profound Gass
Soft Sounds
Session At Pete's Pad
** also issued on Lion SL 70112.

1959

Harry Lookofsky - Stringsville  (Atlantic LP 1319)

Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Harry Lookofsky (violin) Hank Jones (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, January 20, 1959
3310Moose The Mooche
3311Dancing On The Grave
3312Champagne Blues
3313Little Willie Leaps
3314Give Me A Simple Life
Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Harry Lookofsky (violin, viola, tenor violin) Hank Jones (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, June 22, 1959
3568Move
3569I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
3570'Round Midnight
** also issued on Atlantic SD 1319.

Gil Evans Orchestra - Great Jazz Standards  (World Pacific WP-1270)

Johnny Coles, Louis Mucci, Danny Stiles (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Curtis Fuller, Rod Levitt (trombone) Earl Chapin (French horn) Bill Barber (tuba) Steve Lacy (soprano sax) Budd Johnson (tenor sax, clarinet) Ed Caine (woodwinds) Gil Evans (piano, arranger, conductor) Ray Crawford (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, February 5, 1959
Ballad Of The Sad Young Men
Joy Spring
Chant Of The Weed
La Nevada (theme)
** also issued on World Pacific ST-1270, ST-1027. Pacific Jazz PJ-28, ST-28 entitled "Gil Evans And His Orchestra - America's #1 Arranger".
** part of Blue Note BN-LA461-H2.

Various Artists - Swingin' Like Sixty, Vol. 1: The Singers/The Swingers  (World Pacific WP-1289)

Johnny Coles, Louis Mucci, Danny Stiles (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Curtis Fuller, Rod Levitt (trombone) Earl Chapin (French horn) Bill Barber (tuba) Steve Lacy (soprano sax) Budd Johnson (tenor sax, clarinet) Ed Caine (woodwinds) Gil Evans (piano, arranger, conductor) Ray Crawford (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
NYC, February 5, 1959
La Nevada (theme) (short version)

Big Miller - Did You Ever Hear The Blues  (United Artists UAL 3047)

Pat Brooks (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Phil Woods (alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Al Cohn (baritone sax) Jimmy Jones (piano) Turk Van Lake, Chuck Wayne (guitar) Chet Amsterdam (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Big Miller (vocals)
NYC, February, 1959
Five O'Clock Blues
Good Old Guy
Red Sun Blues
Cool Saturday Night
** also issued on United Artists UAS 6047.

Tommy Flanagan - Lonely Town  (Blue Note (J) GP-3186)

Tommy Flanagan (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, March 10, 1959
America
Lonely Town
Tonight
It's Love
Lucky To Be Me
Glitter And Be Gay
Make Our Garden Grow

The Curtis Fuller Sextet - Sliding Easy  (United Artists UAL 4041)

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Nola Penthouse Sound Studio, NYC, March 12, 1959
Bit Of Heaven
Down Home
I Wonder Where Our Love Has Gone
Bongo Bop
When Lights Are Low
C.T.A.
** also issued on United Artists UAS 5041.

The Complete Blue Note/United Artists Curtis Fuller Sessions  (Mosaic MR5-166)

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
Nola Penthouse Sound Studio, NYC, March 12, 1959
Down Home (alternate take)
** also issued on Mosaic MD3-166.

Art Farmer - Brass Shout  (United Artists UAL 4047)

Art Farmer, Lee Morgan, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Wayne Andre, Jimmy Cleveland, Curtis Fuller (trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Don Butterfield (tuba) Percy Heath (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Benny Golson (arranger)
Nola Penthouse Sound Studio, NYC, May 14, 1959
Nica's Dream
Autumn Leaves
Stella By Starlight
** also issued on United Artists UAS 5047.

The Randy Weston Trio Plus Four Trombones - Destry Rides Again  (United Artists UAL 4045)

Bennie Green, Slide Hampton, Melba Liston, Frank Rehak (trombone) Randy Weston (piano) Peck Morrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Willie Rodriguez (congas)
NYC, May, 1959
We're Ladies
I Know Your Kind
Rose Lovejoy Of Paradise Alley
Anyone Would Love You
Once Knew A Fella
Every Once In A While
Fair Warning
Are You Ready Gyp Watson
That Ring On The Finger
Once Knew A Fella (repeat track)
I Say Hello
** also issued on United Artists UAS 5045.

Herb Geller And His All Stars Play Selections From Jule Styne And Stephen Sondheim's Music For "Gypsy"  (Atco LP 33-109)

Thad Jones (trumpet) Herb Geller (alto sax) Hank Jones (piano) Scott LaFaro (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Barbara Long (vocals -1,2)
NYC, June 9, 1959
1. 3542Mama's Talkin' Soft
2. 3543Everything's Coming Up Roses
3. 3544Together Wherever We Go
Thad Jones (trumpet) Herb Geller (alto sax) Billy Taylor (piano) Scott LaFaro (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Barbara Long (vocals -1)
NYC, June 10, 1959
1. 3545Small World
2. 3546Some People
3. 3547You'll Never Get Away From Me
4. 3548Little Lamb
5. 3549Cow Song
** also issued on Atco SD 33-109.

Thad Jones - Motor City Scene  (United Artists UAL 4025)

Thad Jones (flugelhorn, cornet) Al Grey (trombone) Billy Mitchell (tenor sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Nola Penthouse Sound Studio, NYC, October 24 & 31, 1959
Let's Play One
Minor On Top
Like Old Times
No Refill
** also issued on United Artists UAS 5025.
** part of Mosaic MQ5-172, MD3-172.

The Complete Miles Davis-Gil Evans Studio Recordings  (Columbia/Legacy CXK 67397)

Bernie Glow, Taft Jordan, Louis Mucci, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Miles Davis (flugelhorn, trumpet) Dick Hixson, Frank Rehak (trombone) John Barrows, Jim Buffington, Earl Chapin (French horn) Jimmy McAllister (tuba) Albert Block, Eddie Caine (flute) Harold Feldman (oboe, clarinet) Danny Bank (bass clarinet) Janet Putman (harp) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums) Elvin Jones (percussion) Gil Evans (arranger, conductor)
Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, November 15, 1959
CO63971Concierto De Aranjuez (alternate take)

Miles Davis - Sketches Of Spain  (Columbia CL 1480)

Bernie Glow, Taft Jordan, Louis Mucci, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Miles Davis (flugelhorn, trumpet) Dick Hixson, Frank Rehak (trombone) John Barrows, Jim Buffington, Earl Chapin (French horn) Jimmy McAllister (tuba) Albert Block, Eddie Caine (flute) Harold Feldman (oboe, clarinet) Danny Bank (bass clarinet) Janet Putman (harp) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums) Elvin Jones (percussion) Gil Evans (arranger, conductor): same personnel
Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, November 20, 1959
CO63971Concierto De Aranjuez
Johnny Coles, Bernie Glow, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Miles Davis (flugelhorn, trumpet) Dick Hixson, Frank Rehak (trombone) Jim Buffington, Tony Miranda, Joe Singer (French horn) Bill Barber (tuba) Albert Block, Harold Feldman (flute) Romeo Penque (oboe) Jack Knitzer (bassoon) Danny Bank (bass clarinet) Janet Putman (harp) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums) Elvin Jones (percussion) Gil Evans (arranger, conductor)
Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, March 10, 1960
CO64558-2The Pan Piper
add Louis Mucci (trumpet)
Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, March 11, 1960
CO64560Solea
CO64561Will O' The Wisp
CO64562-2Saeta
** also issued on Columbia CS 8271, PC 8271; Columbia/Legacy CJ 40578, CK 40578.

Jimmy Forrest - All The Gin Is Gone  (Delmark DL-404)

Jimmy Forrest (tenor sax) Harold Mabern (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Chicago, IL, December 10, 1959
All The Gin Is Gone
59505Laura
59503Myra
Caravan
Sunkenfoal
Jimmy Forrest (tenor sax) Harold Mabern (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Chicago, IL, December 12, 1959
59508What's New
** also issued on Delmark DD-404.

Jimmy Forrest - All The Gin Is Gone  (Delmark DD-404)

Jimmy Forrest (tenor sax) Harold Mabern (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
Chicago, IL, December 12, 1959
You Go To My Head (alternate take)
** reissue of Delmark DL-404 + 1 bonus track.

Jimmy Forrest - Black Forrest  (Delmark DL-427)

Jimmy Forrest (tenor sax -1/3,5) Harold Mabern (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Chicago, IL, December 10, 1959
1. 59504Dog It
2. 59502These Foolish Things
3.Sunkenfoal (alternate take)
4. 59501But Beautiful
5.All The Gin Is Gone (alternate take)
Jimmy Forrest (tenor sax) Harold Mabern (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Chicago, IL, December 12, 1959
Black Forrest
59506You Go To My Head
Black Forrest (alternate take)
What's New (alternate take)
** also issued on Delmark DD-427.

Jimmy Forrest - Black Forrest  (Delmark DD-427)

Jimmy Forrest (tenor sax) Harold Mabern (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Chicago, IL, December 10, 1959
These Foolish Things (alternate take)
** reissue of Delmark DL-427 + 1 bonus track.

Bob Wilber All Star Band - Sing Or Play With A Band  (Music Minus One MMO 1004)

Irving "Marky" Markowitz (trumpet) Lou McGarity (trombone) Bob Wilber (tenor sax, clarinet) Hank Jones (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, 1959
Witchcraft
One For My Baby
The Christmas Song
After You've Gone
Tenderly
Why Don't You Do Right
Manhattan
I'm Glad There Is You
What A Difference A Day Makes
Sentimental Journey

Bob Wilber All Star Band - Sing With A Band  (Music Minus One MMO 1013)

Irving "Marky" Markowitz (trumpet) Lou McGarity (trombone) Bob Wilber (tenor sax, clarinet) Hank Jones (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
NYC, 1959
You Make Me Feel So Young
Ain't Misbehavin'
Fools Rush In
Makin' Whoopee
When The Sun Comes Out
Love Me Or Leave Me
You're Driving Me Crazy
Day In, Day Out
Our Waltz
Little White Lies

Debby Moore - My Kind Of Blues  (Top Rank LP 12-301)

Harry Edison (trumpet) Jimmy Jones (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Debby Moore (vocals)
NYC, 1959
No Lovin' No Nothin'
I Love Him So
Hallelujah
How Come You Do Me Like You Do
Why Don't You Do Right
My Baby Loves Me True
I'm Travelin' Light
Baby, Won't You Please Come Home
Sent For You Yesterday
Nothing But Trouble On My Mind
See See Rider
Come On Home To Me
Five Months, Two Weeks, Two Days
** also issued on Top Rank ST 12-301.

1960

Julian Priester - Keep Swingin'  (Riverside RLP 12-316)

Julian Priester (trombone) Jimmy Heath (tenor sax -1,2,4,6,7) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, January 11, 1960
1.24-Hour Leave
2.The End
3.1239-A
4.Just Friends
5.Bob T's Blues
6.Under The Surface
7.Once In A While
8.Julian's Tune
** also issued on Riverside RLP 1163; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1863-2.

Harry "Sweets" Edison - Patented By Edison  (Roulette R-52041)

Harry Edison (trumpet) Jimmy Forrest (tenor sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, February 12, 1960
Witchcraft
Blue Skies
I'm Confessin' That I Love You
Ain't Misbehavin'
Candied Sweets
They Can't Take That Away From Me
Tea For Two
There Is No Greater Love
Twenty-Forty
It's Easy To Remember
Sweetcakes
Angel Eyes
** also issued on Roulette SR-52041.

Miles Davis - Directions  (Columbia KC2 36472)

Johnny Coles, Bernie Glow, Louis Mucci, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Miles Davis (flugelhorn, trumpet) Dick Hixson, Frank Rehak (trombone) Jim Buffington, Tony Miranda, Joe Singer (French horn) Bill Barber (tuba) Albert Block, Harold Feldman (flute) Romeo Penque (oboe) Jack Knitzer (bassoon) Danny Bank (bass clarinet) Janet Putman (harp) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums) Elvin Jones (percussion) Gil Evans (arranger, conductor)
Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, March 11, 1960
CO64559-5Song Of Our Country

Lionel Hampton - Silver Vibes  (Columbia CL 1486)

Lionel Hampton (vibes, xylophone, celeste) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Billy Mackel (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, March 23, 1960
CO64290Blue Moon
** also issued on Columbia CS 8277.

Various Artists - Who's Who In The Swinging Sixties  (Columbia CL 1765)

Lionel Hampton (vibes, xylophone, celeste) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Billy Mackel (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
NYC, March 23, 1960
CO64291?I Can't Get Started
** also issued on Columbia CS 8565.

Art Blakey/Charlie Persip/Elvin Jones/"Philly" Joe Jones - Gretsch Drum Night At Birdland  (Roulette R-52049)

Charles Greenlee (trombone) Sylvester "Red" Kyner (alto sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Art Blakey, Elvin Jones, Charlie Persip (drums)
"The Jazz Corner Of The World", "Birdland", NYC, April 25, 1960
El Sino
Fours
Drum Ensemble / Elvin Jones' Solo
Drum Ensemble / Charlie Persip's Solo
Drum Ensemble / Finale
** also issued on Roulette SR-52049.

Art Blakey/Charlie Persip/Elvin Jones/"Philly" Joe Jones - Gretsch Drum Night At Birdland, Vol. 2  (Roulette R-52067)

Charles Greenlee (trombone) Sylvester "Red" Kyner (alto sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Elvin Jones, Philly Joe Jones, Charlie Persip (drums)
"The Jazz Corner Of The World", "Birdland", NYC, April 25, 1960
Tune Up: Drum Solo Exchange
Tune Up: "Philly" Joe Jones' Solo
Tune Up: Charlie Persip's Solo
Tune Up: Elvin Jones' Solo
Tune Up: "Philly" Joe Jones' Solo
Tune Up: Charlie Persip's Solo
Tune Up: Elvin Jones' Solo
Tune Up: Finale
Charles Greenlee (trombone) Sylvester "Red" Kyner (alto sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Art Blakey, Elvin Jones, Charlie Persip (drums)
A Night In Tunisia: Drum Ensemble
A Night In Tunisia: Elvin Jones' Solo
A Night In Tunisia: Drum Ensemble
A Night In Tunisia: Charlie Persip's Solo
A Night In Tunisia: Elvin Jones' Solo
A Night In Tunisia: Drum Ensemble
** also issued on Roulette SR-52067.

John Coltrane - Coltrane Jazz  (Atlantic LP 1354)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Steve Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, October 21, 1960
5118Village Blues
** also issued on Atlantic SD 1354.

John Coltrane - The Heavyweight Champion  (Rhino R2 71984)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Steve Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
NYC, October 21, 1960
5118Village Blues (alternate take)
same personnel
NYC, evening, October 24, 1960
5134-1Blues To Elvin (take 1)
5134-2Blues To Elvin (take 2)
5134-3Blues To Elvin (take 3)
5136-1Blues To You (take 1)
5136-2Blues To You (take 2)

John Coltrane - My Favorite Things  (Atlantic LP 1361)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Steve Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
NYC, October 21, 1960
5120My Favorite Things
same personnel
NYC, afternoon, October 24, 1960
5129Summertime
same personnel
NYC, October 26, 1960
5139Everytime We Say Goodbye
5141But Not For Me
** also issued on Atlantic SD 1361.

John Coltrane - My Favorite Things, Part 1&2  (Atlantic 5012)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Steve Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
NYC, October 21, 1960
5400My Favorite Things, Part 1
5401My Favorite Things, Part 2

John Coltrane - Coltrane's Sound  (Atlantic LP 1419)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Steve Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
NYC, afternoon, October 24, 1960
5126Central Park West
5130-2Body And Soul
same personnel
NYC, evening, October 24, 1960
5138Satellite
same personnel
NYC, October 26, 1960
5142Liberia
5143The Night Has A Thousand Eyes
5144Equinox
** also issued on Atlantic SD 1419.

John Coltrane - Coltrane Plays The Blues  (Atlantic LP 1382)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Steve Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
NYC, afternoon, October 24, 1960
5127Mr. Syms
same personnel
NYC, evening, October 24, 1960
5133Mr. Knight
5134-4Blues To Elvin (take 4)
5135Mr. Day
5136-3Blues To You (take 3)
5137Blues To Bechet
** also issued on Atlantic SD 1382.

John Coltrane - The Coltrane Legacy  (Atlantic SD 1553)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Steve Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
NYC, afternoon, October 24, 1960
5128Untitled Original (aka Exotica)
same personnel
NYC, October 26, 1960
514026-2
Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) Eric Dolphy (alto sax, flute) McCoy Tyner (piano) Art Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, May 25, 1961
5559To Her Ladyship (as Original Untitled Ballad)

John Coltrane - Alternate Takes  (Atlantic (J) P-6128A)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Steve Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, afternoon, October 24, 1960
5130-1Body And Soul (alternate take)
** also issued on Atlantic SD 1668.

Chick Corea - Herbie Hancock - Keith Jarrett - McCoy Tyner  (Atlantic SD 1696)

McCoy Tyner (piano) Steve Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, afternoon, October 24, 1960
5131Lazy Bird
5132In Your Own Sweet Way

Gil Evans - Out Of The Cool  (Impulse! A-4)

Johnny Coles, Phil Sunkel (trumpet) Keg Johnson, Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Tony Studd (bass trombone) Bill Barber (tuba) Bob Tricarico (bassoon, flute, piccolo) Eddie Caine (alto sax, flute, piccolo) Budd Johnson (tenor, soprano sax) Gil Evans (piano, arranger, conductor) Ray Crawford (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Elvin Jones, Charlie Persip (drums, percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 18 & 30, 1960
Where Flamingos Fly
Stratusphunk
Sunken Treasure
Ray Beckenstein (alto sax, flute, piccolo) replaces Caine
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 10 & 15, 1960
La Nevada (theme)
Bilbao Song
** also issued on Impulse! AS-4, IMPD-186.
** part of Impulse! IA-9340-2.

Gil Evans/Gary McFarland - The Dedication Series, Vol. IX: The Great Arrangers  (Impulse! IA-9340-2)

Johnny Coles, Phil Sunkel (trumpet) Keg Johnson, Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Tony Studd (bass trombone) Bill Barber (tuba) Bob Tricarico (bassoon, flute, piccolo) Eddie Caine (alto sax, flute, piccolo) Budd Johnson (tenor, soprano sax) Gil Evans (piano, arranger, conductor) Ray Crawford (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Elvin Jones, Charlie Persip (drums, percussion): Eddie Caine (alto sax, flute, piccolo) replaces Beckenstein
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 18 & 30, 1960
Sister Sadie
** same contents as Impulse! A-4 + A-9112 + 1 bonus track.

Bill Henderson - Please Send Me Someone To Love  (Vee-Jay VJS 3055)

Nat Adderley (cornet) Clark Terry, Snooky Young (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell (trombone) Frank Foster, Charlie Fowlkes, Billy Mitchell, Marshall Royal, Frank Wess (sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Bill Henderson (vocals)
Chicago, IL, December 19, 1960
61-1829Hooray For Love
Never Will I Marry
Tommy Flanagan (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Bill Henderson (vocals)
Chicago, IL, December 20, 1960
61-1835Love Is A Bug
61-1836Royal Garden Blues
61-1837Skylark

Bill Henderson  (Vee-Jay VJLP 1031)

Nat Adderley (cornet) Clark Terry, Snooky Young (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell (trombone) Frank Foster, Charlie Fowlkes, Billy Mitchell, Marshall Royal, Frank Wess (sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Bill Henderson (vocals)
Chicago, IL, December 19, 1960
61-1830My, How The Time Goes By
Tommy Flanagan (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Bill Henderson (vocals)
Chicago, IL, December 20, 1960
61-1838Twelfth Of Never
** also issued on Vee-Jay VJSR 1031, (J) 22YB-2022.

Barry Harris Trio - Preminado  (Riverside RLP 354)

Barry Harris (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, December 21, 1960 & January 19, 1961
My Heart Stood Still
Preminado
I Should Care
There's No One But You
One Down
It's The Talk Of The Town
Play, Carol, Play
What Is This Thing Called Love
** also issued on Riverside RS 9354; Original Jazz Classics OJC-486, OJCCD-486-2.

1961

Elvin Jones/Philly Joe Jones - Together!  (Atlantic LP 1428)

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Elvin Jones, Philly Joe Jones (drums)
NYC, February 2, 1961
5327Le Roi
5328Brown Sugar
5329Beau-Ty
** also issued on Atlantic SD 1428.

Clifford Jordan/Sonny Red - A Story Tale  (Jazzland JLP 40)

Sonny Red (alto sax) Clifford Jordan (tenor sax) Ronnie Matthews (piano -1,2,8) Tommy Flanagan (piano -3/7) Art Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, February 14, 1961
1.A Story Tale
2.Cumberland Court
3.You're Driving Me Crazy
4.Defiance
5.Prints
6.Hip Pockets
7.They Say It's Wonderful
8.If I Didn't Care
** also issued on Jazzland JLP 940.
** part of Milestone MCD-47092-2.

The John Coltrane Quartet - Africa/Brass  (Impulse! A-6)

Freddie Hubbard, Booker Little (trumpet) Jimmy Buffington, Donald Corrado, Bob Northern, Robert Swisshelm, Julius Watkins (French horn) Charles Greenlee, Julian Priester (euphonium) Bill Barber (tuba) Garvin Bushell (piccolo, reeds) John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) Eric Dolphy (alto sax, flute, bass clarinet) Pat Patrick (baritone sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) McCoy Tyner (arranger) Eric Dolphy (orchestrator, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 23, 1961
Greensleeves
Booker Little (trumpet) Britt Woodman (trombone) Donald Corrado, Bob Northern, Robert Swisshelm, Julius Watkins (French horn) Carl Bowman (euphonium) Bill Barber (tuba) Eric Dolphy (alto sax, flute, bass clarinet) John Coltrane (tenor sax) Pat Patrick (baritone sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Art Davis (bass -2) Elvin Jones (drums) John Coltrane, McCoy Tyner (arranger) Eric Dolphy (orchestrator, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 7, 1961
1.Blues Minor
2.Africa
** also issued on Impulse! AS-6.
** part of Impulse! IMPD-2-168.

John Coltrane - The Africa Brass Sessions, Vol. 2  (Impulse! AS-9273)

Freddie Hubbard, Booker Little (trumpet) Jimmy Buffington, Donald Corrado, Bob Northern, Robert Swisshelm, Julius Watkins (French horn) Charles Greenlee, Julian Priester (euphonium) Bill Barber (tuba) Garvin Bushell (piccolo, reeds) John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) Eric Dolphy (alto sax, flute, bass clarinet) Pat Patrick (baritone sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) John Coltrane (arranger) Eric Dolphy (orchestrator, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 23, 1961
Song Of The Underground Railroad
Greensleeves (alternate take)
Booker Little (trumpet) Britt Woodman (trombone) Donald Corrado, Bob Northern, Robert Swisshelm, Julius Watkins (French horn) Carl Bowman (euphonium) Bill Barber (tuba) Eric Dolphy (alto sax, flute, bass clarinet) John Coltrane (tenor sax) Pat Patrick (baritone sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Art Davis, Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) John Coltrane, McCoy Tyner (arranger) Eric Dolphy (orchestrator, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 7, 1961
Africa (alternate take)
** part of Impulse! IMPD-2-168.

The Mastery Of John Coltrane, Vol. IV - Trane's Modes  (Impulse! IZ-9361-2)

Freddie Hubbard, Booker Little (trumpet) Jimmy Buffington, Donald Corrado, Bob Northern, Robert Swisshelm, Julius Watkins (French horn) Charles Greenlee, Julian Priester (euphonium) Bill Barber (tuba) Garvin Bushell (piccolo, reeds) John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) Eric Dolphy (alto sax, flute, bass clarinet) Pat Patrick (baritone sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Paul Chambers (bass -2) Elvin Jones (drums) John Coltrane, McCoy Tyner (arranger -2) Romulus Franceschini (arranger, conductor -1) Eric Dolphy (orchestrator, conductor -2)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 23, 1961
1.The Damned Don't Cry
2.Africa (first version)
Eric Dolphy (alto sax) John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, November 1, 1961
Impressions (alternate take)
Eric Dolphy (alto sax) John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
10570The Red Planet (as Miles' Mode)
Eric Dolphy (bass clarinet) John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Naima
Eric Dolphy (alto sax) John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, November 2, 1961
Impressions
John Coltrane (soprano sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, November 3, 1961
Greensleeves (take 2)

John Coltrane - Ole Coltrane  (Atlantic LP 1373)

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) Eric Dolphy (alto sax, flute) McCoy Tyner (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Art Davis (bass -1,2) Elvin Jones (drums)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, May 25, 1961
1. 5556Ole
2. 5557Dahomey Dance
3. 5558Aisha
** also issued on Atlantic SD 1373.

John Coltrane  (Musica Jazz (It) 2MJP 1051)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Art Davis, Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, July 1, 1961
Impressions
My Favorite Things

Elvin Jones - Elvin!  (Riverside RLP 409)

Hank Jones (piano) Art Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, July 11, 1961
Pretty Brown
Four And Six
Thad Jones (cornet) Frank Wess (flute) Frank Foster (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Art Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, December 27, 1961
Shadowland
Ray-El
Thad Jones (cornet) Frank Wess (flute) Frank Foster (tenor sax -1,2) Hank Jones (piano) Art Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, January 3, 1962
1.Lady Luck
2.Buzz-At
3.You Are Too Beautiful
** also issued on Riverside RS 9409; Original Jazz Classics OJC-259, OJCCD-259-2.

Freddie Hubbard - Ready For Freddie  (Blue Note BLP 4085)

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Bernard McKinney (euphonium -1/3,5) Wayne Shorter (tenor sax -1/3,5) McCoy Tyner (piano) Art Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 21, 1961
1. tk.5Arietis
2. tk.7Marie Antoinette
3. tk.12Crisis
4. tk.13Weaver Of Dreams
5. tk.16Birdlike
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84085, B1-32094, 7243 8 32094 2.

Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series  (Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44)

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Bernard McKinney (euphonium) Wayne Shorter (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Art Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 21, 1961
tk.6Arietis (alternate take)
tk.10Marie Antoinette (alternate take)

Lee Konitz - Motion  (Verve V/V6 8399)

Lee Konitz (alto sax) Sonny Dallas (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, August 24, 1961
61VK388Foolin' Myself
61VK389You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
61VK390I'll Remember April
61VK391I Remember You
61VK392All Of Me

John Coltrane - The Complete 1961 Village Vanguard Recordings  (Impulse! IMPD-4-232)

Eric Dolphy (bass clarinet) John Coltrane (soprano sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison, Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Ahmed Abdul-Malik (oud)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, November 1, 1961
India
Eric Dolphy (bass clarinet) John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, November 3, 1961
10574Naima
Eric Dolphy (alto sax) John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison, Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
The Red Planet (as Miles' Mode)

John Coltrane - The Other Village Vanguard Tapes  (Impulse! AS-9325)

Eric Dolphy (alto sax) John Coltrane (tenor sax) Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, November 1, 1961
Chasin' The Trane (alternate take)
Eric Dolphy (bass clarinet) John Coltrane (soprano sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Spiritual (alternate take)
Eric Dolphy (alto sax) John Coltrane (tenor sax) Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
10571Untitled Original (as Brasilia)
John Coltrane (soprano sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, November 2, 1961
10573Greensleeves
Eric Dolphy (bass clarinet) John Coltrane (soprano sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison, Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Garvin Bushell (oboe) Ahmed Abdul-Malik (oud)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, November 5, 1961
10556India (alternate take)
Eric Dolphy (bass clarinet) John Coltrane (tenor, soprano sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Garvin Bushell (contrabassoon)
10557Spiritual (take 2)

John Coltrane - From The Original Master Tapes  (Impulse! MCAD-5541)

Eric Dolphy (bass clarinet) John Coltrane (soprano sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison, Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Garvin Bushell (oboe) Ahmed Abdul-Malik (oud)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, November 2, 1961
India
Eric Dolphy (bass clarinet) John Coltrane (tenor, soprano sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Garvin Bushell (contrabassoon)
Spiritual

John Coltrane - Coltrane "Live" At The Village Vanguard  (Impulse! A-10)

John Coltrane (soprano sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, November 2, 1961
10572Softly As In A Morning Sunrise
John Coltrane (tenor sax) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) on the last note only: Eric Dolphy (alto sax)
10576Chasin' The Trane
Eric Dolphy (bass clarinet) John Coltrane (tenor, soprano sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, November 3, 1961
Spiritual
** also issued on Impulse! AS-10.

John Coltrane - Impressions  (Impulse! A-42)

John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) on the last note only: Eric Dolphy (bass clarinet)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, November 3, 1961
10575Impressions
Eric Dolphy (bass clarinet) John Coltrane (soprano sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison, Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
India
John Coltrane (tenor sax) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 18, 1962
11094Up 'Gainst The Wall
** also issued on Impulse! AS-42, 314 543 416-2.

John Coltrane Quintet Featuring Eric Dolphy Live In Paris 1961  (Jazzway (It) LTM 1503)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) Eric Dolphy (alto sax, bass clarinet, flute) McCoy Tyner (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"L'Olympia", Paris, France, 1st concert, November 18, 1961
Blue Train
I Want To Talk About You
Impressions
same personnel
"L'Olympia", Paris, France, 2nd concert, November 18, 1961
My Favorite Things

John Coltrane - The Complete Paris Concerts  (Magnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 114/15)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) Eric Dolphy (alto sax, bass clarinet, flute) McCoy Tyner (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"L'Olympia", Paris, France, 1st concert, November 18, 1961
My Favorite Things
same personnel
"L'Olympia", Paris, France, 2nd concert, November 18, 1961
I Want To Talk About You
Blue Train

John Coltrane - The Complete Copenhagen Concert  (Magnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 116)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) Eric Dolphy (alto sax, bass clarinet, flute) McCoy Tyner (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"Falkonercentret", Copenhagen, Denmark, November 20, 1961
Delilah
Everytime We Say Goodbye
Impressions
Naima
My Favorite Things (false start)
My Favorite Things

Red Cover: Eric Dolphy Quintet Live On Mount Meru, Vol. 2  (Historic Performance (Swd) HPLP-5)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) Eric Dolphy (alto sax, bass clarinet, flute) McCoy Tyner (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, 1st concert, November 23, 1961
Blue Train
Naima (two)
Impressions (four)
My Favorite Things (two)
** also issued on BYG (J) YX-2039 entitled "John Coltrane - Coltranology". BYG (J) YX-8006; Affinity (E) AFF 14 entitled "John Coltrane - Coltranology, Vol. 1".

White Cover: Eric Dolphy Quintet Live On Mount Meru  (Historic Performance (Swd) HPLP-1)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) Eric Dolphy (alto sax, bass clarinet, flute) McCoy Tyner (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, 2nd concert, November 23, 1961
Naima (incomplete)
Impressions (one)
My Favorite Things (one)
John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, October 22, 1963
Impressions (two)
** also issued on Beppo (E) BEP 504 entitled "The John Coltrane Quartet In Europe, Vol. 2".

John Coltrane - Coltrane Quartet And Quintet In Europe  (Jazz Connoisseur (Israeli) JC 112)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) Eric Dolphy (alto sax, bass clarinet, flute) McCoy Tyner (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Sudwestfunk TV Studio, Baden-Baden, West Germany, November 24, 1961
Everytime We Say Goodbye (as Every Time We Say Goodbye We Die A Little)
My Favorite Things (as Favorite Things)
Impressions

Ballads Of John Coltrane  (Impulse! (J) MVCI-23057)

John Coltrane (soprano sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 21, 1961
10669-?Greensleeves (45rpm take)

John Coltrane Quartet - Ballads  (Impulse! A-32)

John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 21, 1961
10670-?It's Easy To Remember
John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 18, 1962
11092Nancy (With The Laughing Face)
11093What's New
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 13, 1962
11161Too Young To Go Steady
11162-3All Or Nothing At All
11163I Wish I Knew
11165-5You Don't Know What Love Is
11166-1Say It (Over And Over Again)
** also issued on Impulse! AS-32, GRD-156. Impulse! 314 589 548-2 entitled "John Coltrane Quartet - Ballads: Deluxe Edition".

John Coltrane Quartet - Ballads: Deluxe Edition  (Impulse! 314 589 548-2)

John Coltrane (soprano sax -1/4, tenor sax -5/11) McCoy Tyner (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 21, 1961
1. 10669-2Greensleeves
2. 10669-4-
3. 10669-5-
4. 10669-11-
5. 10670-2It's Easy To Remember
6. 10670-4-
7. 10670-6-
8. 10670-7-
9. 10670-9-
10. 10670-11-
11. 10670-13-
John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 13, 1962
11162-2All Or Nothing At All
** reissue of Impulse! A-32 entitled "John Coltrane Quartet - Ballads" + 14 bonus tracks.

Yusef Lateef - Into Something  (New Jazz NJLP 8272)

Yusef Lateef (tenor sax, flute, oboe) Barry Harris (piano -4/7) Herman Wright (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 29, 1961
1. 3324When You're Smiling
2. 3325Koko's Tune
3. 3326Water Pistol
4. 3327I'll Remember April
5. 3328Rasheed
6. 3329P. Bouk
7. 3330You've Changed
** also issued on Prestige PR 7637; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-700-2.

1962

McCoy Tyner - Inception  (Impulse! A-18)

McCoy Tyner (piano) Art Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 10, 1962
10684Inception
10685Sunset
10686Effendi
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 11, 1962
10687Speak Low
10688There Is No Greater Love
10689Blues For Gwen
** also issued on Impulse! AS-18, IMPD-220.

John Coltrane - That Dynamic Jazz Duo!  (Ozone 10)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) Eric Dolphy (alto sax, bass clarinet, flute) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Birdland", NYC, February 9, 1962
Mr. P.C.
Miles' Mode
My Favorite Things
** also issued on Session Disc 114 entitled "Hooray For John Coltrane". Affinity (E) AFF 79 entitled "Live At Birdland Featuring Eric Dolphy".

Pony Poindexter - Pony's Express  (Epic LA 16035)

Pony Poindexter (soprano, alto sax) Eric Dolphy, Sonny Redd (alto sax) Jimmy Heath, Clifford Jordan (tenor sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Gildo Mahones (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, February 16, 1962
CO69687"B" Frequency
CO69688-1Lanyop
** also issued on Epic BA 17035.

Various Artists - Almost Forgotten-Various Artists: Instrumentalists  (Columbia FC 38509)

Pony Poindexter (soprano, alto sax) Eric Dolphy, Sonny Redd (alto sax) Jimmy Heath, Clifford Jordan (tenor sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Gildo Mahones (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
NYC, February 16, 1962
CO69688-2Lanyop (alternate take)

John Coltrane - Coltrane  (Impulse! A-21)

John Coltrane (soprano sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 11, 1962
10874The Inch Worm
John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 19, 1962
10980Out Of This World
10981Soul Eyes
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 20, 1962
10984-1Miles' Mode
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 29, 1962
10992Tunji (Toon-Gee)
** also issued on Impulse! AS-21, IMPD-215. Impulse! 314 589 567-2 entitled "Coltrane: Deluxe Edition".

John Coltrane - Coltrane: Deluxe Edition  (Impulse! 314 589 567-2)

John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 20, 1962
10983-1Not Yet
10984-2Miles' Mode
10985-1Tunji
10985-4-
10985-5-
10985-7-
10986-1Impressions
** reissue of Impulse! A-21 entitled "Coltrane" + 10 bonus tracks.

Various Artists - The Definitive Jazz Scene, Vol. 1  (Impulse! A-99)

John Coltrane (soprano sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 11, 1962
10875Big Nick
** also issued on Impulse! AS-99.

John Coltrane - Impassioned Tenor Man  (Alto AL 724)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Birdland", NYC, June 2, 1962
My Favorite Things (mistitled as Cousin Mary)
Body And Soul
same personnel
"Birdland", NYC, March 2, 1963
Mr. P.C. (mistitled as Interpretations)
My Favorite Things (mistitled as March 2nd On The Books)

The Very Best Of John Coltrane  (Impulse! 314 549 913-2)

John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 20, 1962
10986-2Impressions

Duke Ellington And John Coltrane  (Impulse! A-30)

John Coltrane (tenor, soprano sax) Duke Ellington (piano) Aaron Bell (bass -1) Jimmy Garrison (bass -2/4) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 26, 1962
1. 11115In A Sentimental Mood
2. 11116Angelica
3. 11117Big Nick
4. 11120Take The Coltrane
** also issued on Impulse! AS-30, IMPD-166.
** part of Impulse! IA-9350-2.

Miles Davis - Quiet Nights  (Columbia CL 2106)

Johnny Coles, Miles Davis, Bernie Glow, Louis Mucci, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Dick Hixson, Jimmy Knepper, Frank Rehak (trombone) Paul Ingraham, Robert Swisshelm, Julius Watkins (French horn) Bill Barber (tuba) Danny Bank, Eddie Caine, Romeo Penque, Jerome Richardson, Bob Tricarico (woodwinds) Janet Putman (harp) Jimmy Cobb (drums) Elvin Jones, Bobby Rosengarden (percussion) Gil Evans (arranger, conductor)
NYC, November 6, 1962
CO77119Once Upon A Summertime
CO77120Song, No. 2
** also issued on Columbia CS 8906, PC 8906.

John Coltrane - Live Trane: The European Tours  (Pablo 7PACD-4433-2)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"L'Olympia", Paris, France, 1st concert, November 17, 1962
Mr. P.C.
same personnel
"L'Olympia", Paris, France, 2nd concert, November 17, 1962
Norman Granz Introduction
Bye Bye Blackbird
same personnel
"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, October 22, 1963
Swedish Introduction
My Favorite Things
same personnel
"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, November 1, 1963
My Favorite Things
same personnel
"Liederhalle", Stuttgart, West Germany, November 4, 1963
Impressions

John Coltrane - The Paris Concert  (Pablo Live 2308-217)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"L'Olympia", Paris, France, 2nd concert, November 17, 1962
The Inch Worm
Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
same personnel
"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, November 1, 1963
Mr. P.C.
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-781-2.

John Coltrane - The Complete 1962 Stockholm Concert, Vol. 1  (Magnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 108)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, 1st concert, November 19, 1962
Bye Bye Blackbird

Rare John Coltrane Quartet  (Duke (It) D-1016)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, 1st concert, November 19, 1962
The Inchworm
Impressions
My Favorite Things

John Coltrane - Blue Cover: Blue Train Live On Mount Meru, Vol. 1  (Historic Performance (Swd) HPLP-2)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, 1st concert, November 19, 1962
Mr. P.C.
same personnel
"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, 2nd concert, November 19, 1962
Bye Bye Blackbird
The Inch Worm
** also issued on Beppo (E) BEP 500 entitled "The John Coltrane Quartet In Europe, Vol. 1".

John Coltrane - Yellow Cover: Blue Train Live On Mount Meru, Vol. 2  (Historic Performance (Swd) HPLP-3)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, 1st concert, November 19, 1962
Naima
Traneing In
same personnel
"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, 2nd concert, November 19, 1962
Impressions (three)
** also issued on Beppo (E) BEP 507 entitled "The John Coltrane Quartet In Europe, Vol. 3".

John Coltrane - Stockholm '62: The Complete Second Concert, Vol. 1  (Magnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 127)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, 2nd concert, November 19, 1962
Naima
I Want To Talk About You
Everytime We Say Goodbye

John Coltrane - Stockholm '62: The Complete Second Concert, Vol. 2  (Magnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 128)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, 2nd concert, November 19, 1962
Mr. P.C.
My Favorite Things
Traneing In

John Coltrane - The Copenhagen Concerts  (Ingo (It) four)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"Falkonercentret", Copenhagen, Denmark, November 22, 1962
Chasin' The Trane
Everytime We Say Goodbye
Mr. P.C.
I Want To Talk About You

John Coltrane - Impressions Of Europe  (Ingo (It) seven)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
"Falkonercentret", Copenhagen, Denmark, November 22, 1962
The Inchworm
same personnel
"Stefaniensaal", Graz, Austria, November 28, 1962
I Want To Talk About You
Impressions

John Coltrane - The Complete Graz Concert, Vol. 1  (Magnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 104)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
"Stefaniensaal", Graz, Austria, November 28, 1962
Bye Bye Blackbird
Autumn Leaves
Mr. P.C.

The John Coltrane Quartet  (Unique Jazz UJ 32)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
"Stefaniensaal", Graz, Austria, November 28, 1962
The Inchworm
Everytime We Say Goodbye

John Coltrane - The Complete Graz Concert, Vol. 2  (Magnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 105)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
"Stefaniensaal", Graz, Austria, November 28, 1962
My Favorite Things

1963

John Coltrane  (Ozone 21)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Birdland", NYC, February 23, 1963
I Want To Talk About You (mistitled as I Wanna' Talk About You)
One Up And One Down (mistitled as The Colt Gallops)
The Inchworm (mistitled as Trane Stops In The Night)
same personnel
"Half Note", NYC, May 7, 1965
Song Of Praise (mistitled as Brasilia)

Various Artists - The Definitive Jazz Scene, Vol. 3  (Impulse! A-101)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 6, 1963
11382Vilia
Charlie Mariano (alto sax) Hank Jones (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 23, 1965
That Five-Four Bag
** also issued on Impulse! A-9101, AS-9101.

John Coltrane And Johnny Hartman  (Impulse! A-40)

John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Johnny Hartman (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 7, 1963
11400They Say It's Wonderful
11401Lush Life
11402My One And Only Love
11403Autumn Serenade
11404Dedicated To You
11406You Are Too Beautiful
** also issued on Impulse! AS-40, GRD-157.

Jimmy Woods - Conflict  (Contemporary M 3612)

Carmell Jones (trumpet) Jimmy Woods (alto sax) Harold Land (tenor sax) Andrew Hill (piano) George Tucker (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 25 & 26, 1963
Conflict
Coming Home
Aim
Apart Together
Look To Your Heart
Pazmuerte
** also issued on Contemporary S 7612; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1954-2.

Jimmy Woods - Conflict  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1954-2)

Carmell Jones (trumpet) Jimmy Woods (alto sax) Harold Land (tenor sax) Andrew Hill (piano) George Tucker (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
Los Angeles, CA, March 25 & 26, 1963
Conflict (alternate take 5)
Aim (alternate take 43)
Look To Your Heart (alternate take 39)
** reissue of Contemporary M 3612 + 3 bonus tracks.

Elvin Jones/Jimmy Garrison - Illumination!  (Impulse! A-49)

Prince Lasha (flute, clarinet -1/5) Sonny Simmons (alto sax, English horn -1/5) Charles Davis (baritone sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 8, 1963
1.Nuttin' Out Jones
2.Oriental Flower
3.Half And Half
4.Aborigine Dance In Scotland
5.Gettin' On Way
6.Just Us Blues
** also issued on Impulse! AS-49, IMPD-250.

Gil Evans/Kenny Burrell/Phil Woods - Previously Unreleased Recordings  (Verve V6 8838)

Thad Jones, unknown (trumpet) 2 unknown (trombone) unknown (French horn) unknown (tuba) Phil Woods (alto sax) 3 unknown (reeds, woodwinds) Harry Lookofsky (violin) Gil Evans (piano, arranger) Kenny Burrell (guitar) probably Ron Carter (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) unidentified strings
NYC, September 23, 1963
63VK591 | 73L5929Spoonful
same personnel
NYC, December 6, 1963
63VK735 | 73L5931Concorde
Wayne Shorter (tenor sax) Gil Evans (piano, arranger) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Elvin Jones (drums) unidentified brass and strings
NYC, July 9, 1964
64VK429 | 73L5933Barracuda (General Assembly)

John Coltrane - Coltrane Live At Birdland  (Impulse! A-50)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Birdland", NYC, October 8, 1963
90001The Promise
90003I Want To Talk About You
90002Afro Blue
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, afternoon, November 18, 1963
90017Your Lady
90018-4+5Alabama
** also issued on Impulse! AS-50, IMPD-198.

Johnny Hartman - I Just Dropped By To Say Hello  (Impulse! A-57)

Illinois Jacquet (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Kenny Burrell or Jim Hall (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Johnny Hartman (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 9, 1963
Charade
If I'm Lucky
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 17, 1963
In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning
Sleepin' Bee
Don't You Know I Care
Kiss And Run
I Just Dropped By To Say Hello
Stairway To The Stars
Our Time
Don't Call It Love
How Sweet It Is To Be In Love
** also issued on Impulse! AS-57, IMPD-176.

Hank Jones - Here's Love  (Argo LP 728)

Hank Jones (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 19, 1963
12768Here's Love
12769My Wish
12770You Don't Know
12771Dear Mister Santa Claus
12772That Man Over There
12773Arm In Arm
12774The Big Clown Balloons
12775Love, Come Take Me Again
12776Pines Cones And Holly Berries
12777My State, My Kansas, My Home

John Coltrane - Orange Cover: Blue Train 1963  (Historic Performance (Swd) HPLP-6)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, October 22, 1963
Traneing In (mistitled as Training In)
Mr. P.C. (incomplete)
Spiritual
I Want To Talk About You (mistitled as Wanna Talk)
** also issued on BYG (J) YX-8007; Affinity (E) AFF 16 entitled "Coltranology, Vol. 2".

John Coltrane - The European Tour  (Pablo Live 2308-222)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, October 22, 1963
Naima
The Promise
** also issued on Pablo Live PACD-2308-222-2.

John Coltrane - The Complete Copenhagen Concert, Vol. 1  (Magnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 137)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
radio broadcast, "Tivolis Koncertsal", Copenhagen, Denmark, October 25, 1963
Mr. P.C.

John Coltrane - Tempo Di Jazz  (Tempo Di Jazz (It) CDTJ 701)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
radio broadcast, "Tivolis Koncertsal", Copenhagen, Denmark, October 25, 1963
Impressions (incomplete)
The Promise
Afro Blue
Naima
My Favorite Things

John Coltrane - Afro Blue Impressions  (Pablo Live 2620-101)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"Auditorium Maximum", Berlins Freie Universitat, Berlin, West Germany, November 2, 1963
Lonnie's Lament
Naima
Chasin' The Trane
My Favorite Things
Afro Blue
Cousin Mary
I Want To Talk About You

John Coltrane - Unissued Concert In Germany 1963, Part 1  (Jazz Galore (It) 1001)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"Liederhalle", Stuttgart, West Germany, November 4, 1963
The Promise
Afro Blue
I Want To Talk About You
My Favorite Things

Hooray For John Coltrane/Gene Ammons  (Session Disc 126)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
television broadcast, "Jazz Casual TV Show", KQED TV Studio, San Francisco, CA, December 7, 1963
Afro Blue (mistitled as African Blues)
Alabama (mistitled as Alabama Stomp)
Impressions

1964

Andrew Hill - Judgment!  (Blue Note BLP 4159)

Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Andrew Hill (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 8, 1964
1280 tk.3Judgment
1281 tk.8Flea Flop
1282 tk.13Siete Ocho
1283 tk.15Alfred
1284 tk.21Yokada, Yokada
1285 tk.26Reconciliation
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84159, B1-28981, 7243 8 28981 2.
** part of Mosaic MR10-161, MD7-161.

The Complete Blue Note Andrew Hill Sessions (1963-66)  (Mosaic MR10-161)

Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Andrew Hill (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 8, 1964
tk.20Yokada, Yokada (alternate take)
** also issued on Mosaic MD7-161.
** same contents as Blue Note BLP 4151 + BLP 4159 + BLP 4160 + BLP 4167 + BLP 4203 + BLP 4217 + 27 bonus tracks.

McCoy Tyner - Today And Tomorrow  (Impulse! A-63)

Thad Jones (trumpet) Frank Strozier (alto sax) John Gilmore (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 4, 1964
Contemporary Focus
T 'N' A Blues
Three Flowers
** also issued on Impulse! AS-63.

The Individualism Of Gil Evans  (Verve V/V6 8555)

Johnny Coles, Bernie Glow (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Tony Studd (trombone) Ray Alonge (French horn) Bill Barber (tuba) Garvin Bushell (flute) Steve Lacy (soprano sax) Eric Dolphy (alto sax, bass clarinet, flute) Bob Tricarico (tenor sax, flute) Gil Evans (piano, arranger, conductor) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Ron Carter, Paul Chambers (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, April 6, 1964
64VK310Las Vegas Tango
64VK311Hotel Me
Frank Pehak (trombone) Ray Alonge, Julius Watkins (French horn) Bill Barber (tuba) Wayne Shorter (tenor sax) Al Block, Andy Fitzgerald, George Marge, Bob Tricarico (reeds) Bob Maxwell (harp) Gil Evans (piano, arranger, conductor) Gary Peacock (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, July 9, 1964
64VK428The Barbara Song
Jimmy Cleveland, Gil Cohen (trombone) Don Corrado, Julius Watkins (French horn) Al Block (flute) Eric Dolphy (bass clarinet, flute) Steve Lacy (soprano sax) Bob Tricarico (tenor sax) Margaret Ross (harp) Gil Evans (piano, arranger, conductor) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Paul Chambers, Richard Davis, Ben Tucker (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, 1964
64VK271Flute Song

Joe Henderson - In 'N Out  (Blue Note BLP 4166)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Joe Henderson (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 10, 1964
1332 tk.6Punjab
1333 tk.9In 'N Out
1334 tk.11Short Story
1335 tk.14Brown's Town
1336 tk.19Serenity
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84166, CDP 7 46510 2, 7243 8 29156 2.

Joe Henderson - In 'N Out  (Blue Note 7243 8 29156 2)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Joe Henderson (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 10, 1964
tk.7In 'N Out (alternate take)
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 4166 + 1 bonus track.

John Coltrane - The Classic Quartet: The Complete Impulse! Studio Recordings  (Impulse! IMPD-8-280)

John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 27, 1964
90081Crescent
90085Bessie's Blues
90086Song Of Praise
John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Art Davis, Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 18, 1965
90257Feelin' Good (alternate take)
John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 16, 1965
Living Space (alternate take)

John Coltrane Quartet - Crescent  (Impulse! A-66)

John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 27, 1964
90082Lonnie's Lament
90083The Drum Thing
90084Wise One
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 1, 1964
90127Crescent
90128Bessie's Blues
** also issued on Impulse! AS-66, IMPD-200.

Wayne Shorter - Night Dreamer  (Blue Note BLP 4173)

Lee Morgan (trumpet -1/3,5) Wayne Shorter (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 29, 1964
1. 1339 tk.3Night Dreamer
2. 1340 tk.5Armageddon
3. 1341 tk.9Oriental Folk Song
4. 1342 tk.12Virgo
5. 1343 tk.27Black Nile
6. 1344 tk.35Charcoal Blues
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84173, CDP 7 84173 2.

Wayne Shorter - Night Dreamer  (Blue Note CDP 7 84173 2)

Wayne Shorter (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 29, 1964
tk.14Virgo (alternate take)
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 4173 + 1 bonus track.

The Complete Bill Evans On Verve  (Verve 314 527 953-2)

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Bill Evans (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, May 5, 1964
My Heart Stood Still
My Heart Stood Still (complete take)
My Heart Stood Still (rehearsal fragments)
My Heart Stood Still
Grandfather's Waltz (breakdown)
Grandfather's Waltz (false start)
Dark Eyes
Stan Getz (tenor sax) Bill Evans (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, May 6, 1964
Funkallero (rehearsal fragments)
Theme From "The Carpetbaggers"
Theme From "The Carpetbaggers" (complete take)
-
Theme From "The Carpetbaggers" (breakdown)
Theme From "The Carpetbaggers" (complete take)
Night And Day (drum warmup)
** same contents as Verve V/V6 8497 + V/V6 8518 + V/V6 8526 + V/V6 8578 + V/V6 8613 + V/V6 8640 + V/V6 8655 + V/V6 8675 + V/V6 8683 + V/V6 8727 + V6 8762 + V6 8777 + V6 8792 + V6 8803 + V6 8833 + VE2 2545 + MGM SE 4723 + Philips (Swd) 6378 508 + 136 bonus tracks.

Stan Getz And Bill Evans  (Verve V6 8833)

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Bill Evans (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, May 5, 1964
64VK352 | 73L5874My Heart Stood Still
64VK353 | 73L5876Grandfather's Waltz
64VK354 | 73L5875Melinda
Stan Getz (tenor sax) Bill Evans (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, May 6, 1964
64VK355 | 73L5873Funkallero
64VK356 | 73L5872But Beautiful
64VK357 | 73L5871Night And Day
** also issued on Verve 833 802-2.
** part of Verve 314 527 953-2.

Stan Getz And Bill Evans  (Verve 833 802-2)

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Bill Evans (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, May 5, 1964
My Heart Stood Still (alternate take)
Grandfather's Waltz (alternate take)
Stan Getz (tenor sax) Bill Evans (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, May 6, 1964
64VK359Theme From "The Carpetbaggers"
Night And Day (alternate take)
64VK358WNEW (Theme Song)
** reissue of Verve V6 8833 + 5 bonus tracks.

Grant Green - Matador  (Blue Note (J) GXF-3053)

McCoy Tyner (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 20, 1964
1355 tk.2Matador
1356 tk.4Green Jeans
1357 tk.17My Favorite Things
1358 tk.29Bedouin
** also issued on Blue Note (J) GXK-8159, CDP 7 84442 2, (J) BRP-8045.

Grant Green - Matador  (Blue Note CDP 7 84442 2)

McCoy Tyner (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 12, 1964
tk.25Wives And Lovers
** reissue of Blue Note (J) GXF-3053 + 1 bonus track.

Bob Brookmeyer And Friends  (Columbia CL 2237)

Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Stan Getz (tenor sax) Herbie Hancock (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, May 25, 1964
CO82269Sometime Ago
CO82271Bracket
Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Stan Getz (tenor sax) Gary Burton (vibes) Herbie Hancock (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, May 26, 1964
CO82272The Wrinkle (as Wrinkle Time)
CO82273Jive Hoot
same personnel
NYC, May 27, 1964
CO82277Skylark
CO82278Who Cares
CO82279Misty
CO82280I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face
** also issued on Columbia CS 9037.

Tony Bennett - Jazz  (Columbia C2 40424)

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Herbie Hancock (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Tony Bennett (vocals)
NYC, May 25, 1964
CO82269Danny Boy

Grant Green - Solid  (Blue Note LT-990)

James Spaulding (alto sax) Joe Henderson (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 12, 1964
tk.3Grant's Tune
tk.14Minor League
tk.28The Kicker
tk.35Ezz-Thetic
tk.37Solid
** also issued on Blue Note B1-33580, 7243 8 33580 2.

J.J. Johnson - Proof Positive  (Impulse! A-68)

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Toots Thielemans (harmonica, guitar) McCoy Tyner (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ or NYC, circa July 4, 1964?
Lullaby Of Jazzland
** also issued on Impulse! AS-68, MCA-29072, GRD-145.

J.J. Johnson - Across The Karoo / Theme From Lilies Of The Field  (Impulse! 45-227)

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Toots Thielemans (harmonica, guitar) McCoy Tyner (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ or NYC, circa July 4, 1964?
Across The Karoo
Theme From Lilies Of The Field

Wayne Shorter - Juju  (Blue Note BLP 4182)

Wayne Shorter (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 3, 1964
1396 tk.10Yes Or No
1397 tk.12Mahjong
1398 tk.15House Of Jade
1399 tk.19Juju
1400 tk.27Deluge
1401 tk.29Twelve More Bars To Go
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84182, CDP 7 46514 2, 7243 8 37644 2.

Wayne Shorter - Juju  (Blue Note 7243 8 37644 2)

Wayne Shorter (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 3, 1964
tk.16House Of Jade (alternate take)
tk.18Juju (alternate take)
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 4182 + 2 bonus tracks.

Stanley Turrentine - Mr. Natural  (Blue Note LT-1075)

Lee Morgan (trumpet -1/4) Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Ray Barretto (congas -1/3)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 4, 1964
1. 1422 tk.1Shirley
2. 1423 tk.11Wahoo (as Stanley's Blues)
3. 1424 tk.14Tacos
4. 1425 tk.22Can't Buy Me Love
5. 1426 tk.23My Girl Is Just Enough Woman For Me

Grant Green - Talkin' About!  (Blue Note BLP 4183)

Larry Young (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 11, 1964
1429 tk.3Talkin' 'Bout J.C.
1430 tk.8People
1431 tk.12Luny Tune
1432 tk.14I'm An Old Cowhand
1433 tk.17You Don't Know What Love Is
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84183.

Various Artists - Singin' Till The Girls Come Home-Various Artists: Vocalists  (Columbia FC 38508)

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Herbie Hancock (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Tony Bennett (vocals)
NYC, October 15, 1964
CO84258Clear Out Of This World
CO84259Just Friends
CO84260Have You Met Miss Jones

The Individualism Of Gil Evans  (Verve (J) J33J-20210)

Johnny Coles (trumpet) Frank Pehak (trombone) Ray Alonge, Julius Watkins (French horn) Bill Barber (tuba) Al Block, Andy Fitzgerald, George Marge, Wayne Shorter, Bob Tricarico (reeds) Bob Maxwell (harp) Gil Evans (piano, arranger, conductor) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Gary Peacock (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, October 29, 1964
64VK520 or 64VK521Proclamation
-Nothing Like You

Larry Young - Into Somethin'  (Blue Note BLP 4187)

Sam Rivers (tenor sax -1/4) Larry Young (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 12, 1964
1. 1464 tk.3Plaza De Toros
2. 1465 tk.5Tyrone
3. 1466 tk.9Backup
4. 1467 tk.10Paris Eyes
5. 1468 tk.23Ritha
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84187, 7243 8 21734 2.

Larry Young - Into Somethin'  (Blue Note 7243 8 21734 2)

Sam Rivers (tenor sax) Larry Young (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 12, 1964
tk.20Ritha (quartet version)
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 4187 + 1 bonus track.

Grant Green - Street Of Dreams  (Blue Note BLP 4253)

Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Larry Young (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 16, 1964
1469 tk.5Lazy Afternoon
1470 tk.8I Wish You Love
1471 tk.12Somewhere In The Night
1473 tk.26Street Of Dreams
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84253.

Joe Henderson - Inner Urge  (Blue Note BLP 4189)

Joe Henderson (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 30, 1964
1481 tk.2Inner Urge
1482 tk.10You Know I Care
1483 tk.15Isotope
1484 tk.21Night And Day
1485 tk.23El Barrio
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84189, CDP 7 84189 2.

McCoy Tyner - The Early Trios  (Impulse! AS-9338-2)

McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 2, 1964
It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)

Kenny Burrell - Guitar Forms  (Verve V/V6 8612)

Johnny Coles or Louis Mucci (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Ray Alonge or Julius Watkins (French horn) Bill Barber (tuba) Andy Fitzgerald, George Marge (flute, English horn) Ray Beckenstein (flute, bass clarinet) Bob Tricarico (bassoon, tenor sax, flute) Steve Lacy (soprano sax) Lee Konitz (alto sax) Richie Kamuca (tenor sax, oboe) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Elvin Jones or Charlie Persip (drums) Gil Evans (arranger, conductor)
NYC, December 4, 1964
64VK607Last Night When We Were Young
64VK608Moon And Sand
same personnel
NYC, December 15, 1964
64VK609Lotus Land
64VK610Loie

McCoy Tyner Plays Ellington  (Impulse! A-79)

McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 7, 1964
Solitude
Mr. Gentle And Mr. Cool
Gypsy Without A Song
McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Johnny Pacheco, Willie Rodriguez (percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 8, 1964
Duke's Place
Caravan
Searchin'
Satin Doll
** also issued on Impulse! AS-79, IMPD-216.

McCoy Tyner Plays Ellington  (Impulse! IMPD-216)

McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 7, 1964
Gypsy Without A Song (alternate take)
** reissue of Impulse! A-79 + 3 bonus tracks.

John Coltrane - A Love Supreme  (Impulse! A-77)

John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 9, 1964
90243A Love Supreme: Part I - Acknowledgement
90244A Love Supreme: Part II - Resolution
90245A Love Supreme: Part III - Pursuance
-A Love Supreme: Part IV - Psalm
** also issued on Impulse! AS-77, GRD-155, B0000610-02. Impulse! 314 589 945-2 entitled "A Love Supreme: Deluxe Edition". Impulse! B0023727-02 entitled "A Love Supreme: The Complete Masters: Super Deluxe Edition".

John Coltrane - A Love Supreme: Deluxe Edition  (Impulse! 314 589 945-2)

John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 9, 1964
A Love Supreme: Part II - Resolution (take 4/alternate)
A Love Supreme: Part II - Resolution (take 6/breakdown)
John Coltrane, Archie Shepp (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Art Davis, Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 10, 1964
90246-1A Love Supreme: Part I - Acknowledgement (take 1/alternate)
90246-2A Love Supreme: Part I - Acknowledgement (take 2/alternate)
John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Andre Francis (announcer)
"Juan-les-Pins Jazz Festival", Antibes, France, July 26, 1965
Introduction By M.C. Andre Francis
** reissue of Impulse! A-77 entitled "A Love Supreme" + 9 bonus tracks.

John Coltrane - A Love Supreme: The Complete Masters: Super Deluxe Edition  (Impulse! B0023727-02)

John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 9, 1964
A Love Supreme: Part III - Pursuance (original mono reference masters)
A Love Supreme: Part IV - Psalm (original mono reference masters)
same session
A Love Supreme: Part I - Acknowledgement (vocal overdub 2)
A Love Supreme: Part I - Acknowledgement (vocal overdub 3)
A Love Supreme: Part IV - Psalm (undubbed version)
John Coltrane, Archie Shepp (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Art Davis, Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 10, 1964
90246-3A Love Supreme: Part I - Acknowledgement (take 3/breakdown with studio dialogue)
90246-4A Love Supreme: Part I - Acknowledgement (take 4/alternate)
90246-5A Love Supreme: Part I - Acknowledgement (take 5/false start)
90246-6A Love Supreme: Part I - Acknowledgement (take 6/alternate)
** reissue of Impulse! A-77 entitled "A Love Supreme" + 18 bonus tracks.

Wayne Shorter - Speak No Evil  (Blue Note BLP 4194)

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet -1/3,5,6) Wayne Shorter (tenor sax) Herbie Hancock (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 24, 1964
1. 1499 tk.6Witch Hunt
2. 1500 tk.12Wild Flower
3. 1501 tk.14Speak No Evil
4. 1502 tk.17Infant Eyes
5. 1503 tk.25Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum
6. 1504 tk.27Dance Cadaverous
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84194, CDP 7 46509 2, 7243 4 99001 2, B1-ST 46509.

Wayne Shorter - Speak No Evil  (Blue Note 7243 4 99001 2)

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Wayne Shorter (tenor sax) Herbie Hancock (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 24, 1964
tk.30Dance Cadaverous (alternate take)
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 4194 + 1 bonus track.

1965

Roland Kirk - Rip, Rig And Panic  (Limelight LM 82027)

Roland Kirk (tenor sax, manzello, stritch, flute, siren, oboe, castanets) Jaki Byard (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 13, 1965
No Tonic Pres
From Bechet, Fats And Byas
Slippery, Hippery, Flippery
Black Diamond
Rip, Rig And Panic
Once In A While
Mystical Dream
** also issued on Limelight LS 86027.

Elvin Jones - And Then Again  (Atlantic LP 1443)

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Frank Wess (tenor sax, flute) Charles Davis (baritone sax) Don Friedman (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Melba Liston (arranger, conductor)
NYC, February 16, 1965
8631Azan
8632Len Sirrah
8633Soon After
Thad Jones (cornet, arranger) J.J. Johnson (trombone -1/3) Charles Davis (baritone sax -1/3) Hank Jones (piano) Art Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Melba Liston (arranger, conductor)
NYC, March 18, 1965
1. 8758Elvin Elpus
2. 8759Forever Summer
3. 8760All Deliberate Speed
4. 8761And Then Again
** also issued on Atlantic SD 1443.

The Mastery Of John Coltrane, Vol. I - Feelin' Good  (Impulse! IZ-9345-2)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Art Davis, Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 17, 1965
90253Nature Boy (first version)
John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Art Davis, Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 18, 1965
90257Feelin' Good
John Coltrane (tenor sax) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 10, 1965
90314Untitled 90314
John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 16, 1965
90317Living Space
90318Dusk-Dawn
90320Untitled 90320
John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Father Norman O'Connor (announcer)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Freebody Park, Newport, RI, July 2, 1965
My Favorite Things / Spoken Conclusion To John Coltrane's Set By Father Norman O'Connor
John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Coast Recorders, San Francisco, CA, September 22, 1965
Joy (alternate version)

The John Coltrane Quartet Plays  (Impulse! A-85)

John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Art Davis, Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 18, 1965
90256Nature Boy
John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 17, 1965
90305Chim Chim Cheree (From Walt Disney's "Mary Poppins")
90306Brazilia
90307Song Of Praise
** also issued on Impulse! AS-85, IMPD-214.

Elvin Jones - Dear John C.  (Impulse! A-88)

Charlie Mariano (alto sax) Hank Jones (piano -3/5) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 23, 1965
1.Smoke Rings
2.This Love Of Mine
3.Anthropology
4.Feeling Good
5.Fantazm
Charlie Mariano (alto sax) Roland Hanna (piano -1/3) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 25, 1965
1.Dear John C.
2.Ballade
3.Love Bird
4.Everything Happens To Me
** also issued on Impulse! AS-88, MCA-29068, GRD-126.

John Coltrane  (J For Jazz JFJ 800)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Half Note", NYC, March 19, 1965
Chim Chim Cheree
Impressions

John Coltrane - Live At The Half Note: One Down, One Up  (Impulse! B0002380-02)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"Half Note", NYC, March 26, 1965
introduction and announcements
One Down, One Up
announcements
Afro Blue
same personnel
"Half Note", NYC, May 7, 1965
introduction and announcements
announcements

Various Artists - The New Wave In Jazz  (Impulse! A-90)

John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Village Gate", NYC, March 28, 1965
90374Nature Boy
** also issued on Impulse! AS-90, GRD-137.

Grant Green - I Want To Hold Your Hand  (Blue Note BLP 4202)

Hank Mobley (tenor sax -1/3,5,6) Larry Young (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 31, 1965
1. 1550 tk.2Corcovado (aka Quiet Nights)
2. 1551 tk.4At Long Last Love
3. 1552 tk.10Speak Low
4. 1553 tk.11This Could Be The Start Of Something Big
5. 1554 tk.16I Want To Hold Your Hand
6. 1555 tk.21Stella By Starlight
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84202.

John Coltrane - Creation  (Blue Parrot (E) AR 700)

John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Half Note", NYC, April 2, 1965
Untitled Original (aka Creation)

John Coltrane - Brazilia  (Blue Parrot (E) AR 705)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Half Note", NYC, May 7, 1965
My Favorite Things

John Coltrane - Kulu Se Mama  (Impulse! A-9106)

John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 10, 1965
90312Welcome
John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 16, 1965
90319Vigil
John Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Donald Garrett (bass, bass clarinet) Frank Butler, Elvin Jones (drums) Juno Lewis (vocals, percussion)
Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 14, 1965
90676Kulu Se Mama (Juno Se Mama)
** also issued on Impulse! AS-9106, 314 543 412-2.

John Coltrane - Kulu Se Mama  (Impulse! 314 543 412-2)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 16, 1965
Dusk-Dawn (alternative take)
** reissue of Impulse! A-9106 + 3 bonus tracks.

John Coltrane - Living Space  (Impulse! IMPD-246)

John Coltrane (tenor sax) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 10, 1965
90313The Last Blues

John Coltrane - Transition  (Impulse! AS-9195)

John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 10, 1965
90315Transition
90316Suite: Prayer And Meditation: Day
-Suite: Peace And After
-Suite: Prayer And Meditation: Evening
-Suite: Affirmation
-Suite: Prayer And Meditation: 4 A.M.

John Coltrane - Infinity  (Impulse! AS-9225)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) plus Alice Coltrane (harp, tambura) Joan Chapman (tambura) Oran Coltrane (bells) plus string section: Murray Adler (concertmaster) James Getzoff or Jerry Vinci, Gordon Marron, Michael White (violin) Rollice Dale, Myra Kestenbaum (viola) Jesse Ehrlich, Ed Lustgarten (cello)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 16, 1965;
overdubbed on The Village Recorder, West Los Angeles, CA, April 16 & 17, 1972
Living Space (overdubbed version)
John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) plus Alice Coltrane (harp, vibes) Charlie Haden (bass) plus string section: Murray Adler (concertmaster) James Getzoff or Jerry Vinci, Gordon Marron, Michael White (violin) Rollice Dale, Myra Kestenbaum (viola) Jesse Ehrlich, Ed Lustgarten (cello)
Coast Recorders, San Francisco, CA, September 22, 1965;
overdubbed on The Village Recorder, West Los Angeles, CA, April 16 & 17, 1972
Joy (overdubbed version)

John Coltrane - Ascension, Edition I  (Impulse! A-95)

Freddie Hubbard, Dewey Johnson (trumpet) Marion Brown, John Tchicai (alto sax) John Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders, Archie Shepp (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Art Davis, Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 28, 1965
90321-1Ascension, Edition I: Part I
90322-1Ascension, Edition I: Part II
** also issued on Impulse! AS-95.
** part of Impulse! GRD-2-113, 314 543 413-2.

John Coltrane - Ascension, Edition II  (Impulse! A-95 (later))

Freddie Hubbard, Dewey Johnson (trumpet) Marion Brown, John Tchicai (alto sax) John Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders, Archie Shepp (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Art Davis, Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 28, 1965
90321-2Ascension, Edition II: Part I
90322-2Ascension, Edition II: Part II
** also issued on Impulse! AS-95 (later).
** part of Impulse! GRD-2-113, 314 543 413-2.

John Coltrane/Archie Shepp - New Thing At Newport  (Impulse! A-94)

John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Father Norman O'Connor (announcer)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Freebody Park, Newport, RI, July 2, 1965
Spoken Introduction To John Coltrane's Set By Father Norman O'Connor
90350One Down, One Up
** also issued on Impulse! AS-94, GRD-105, 314 543 414-2.

John Coltrane Quartet Live In Concert - A Love Supreme  (Ingo (It) eleven)

John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Andre Francis (announcer)
"Juan-les-Pins Jazz Festival", Antibes, France, July 26, 1965
A Love Supreme: Part I - Acknowledgement
A Love Supreme: Part II - Resolution
A Love Supreme: Part III - Pursuance
A Love Supreme: Part IV - Psalm

John Coltrane - Live In Paris  (BYG (J) YX-4001/2)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Juan-les-Pins Jazz Festival", Antibes, France, July 27, 1965
Naima
Impressions
John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, July 28, 1965
Afro Blue (incomplete)
Impressions
Blue Valse (aka Blue Waltz)
** also issued on Affinity (E) AFFD 24.

John Coltrane - Live In Antibes 1965  (France's Concert (F) FC 119)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Juan-les-Pins Jazz Festival", Antibes, France, July 27, 1965
Blue Valse (aka Blue Waltz)
Afro Blue
My Favorite Things

John Coltrane - Live In Comblain-la-Tour 1965  (Landscape (F) LS2-922)

John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
Comblain-la-Tour, Belgium, August 1, 1965
Untitled Original (mistitled as Vigil)
Naima
My Favorite Things

John Coltrane - Sun Ship  (Impulse! AS-9211)

John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
RCA Victor Studios, NYC, August 26, 1965
90363-4Dearly Beloved
90364-3+4Attaining
90365-4Sun Ship
90366-1Ascent
90367-2Amen
** also issued on Impulse! IMPD-167.

John Coltrane - Sun Ship: The Complete Session  (Impulse! B0018075-02)

John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
RCA Victor Studios, NYC, August 26, 1965
90363-1&2Dearly Beloved (takes 1 & 2, false start and alternate version)
90363-3Dearly Beloved (take 3, breakdown)
90363-4Dearly Beloved (take 4, complete version)
90364-1Attaining (take 1, alternate version)
90364-2Attaining (take 2, breakdown)
90364-3Attaining (take 3, complete version)
90364-4Attaining (take 4, insert 1)
90365-1Sun Ship (take 1, breakdown)
90365-2Sun Ship (take 2, complete alternate version)
90365-3Sun Ship (take 3, insert 1)
90365-4Sun Ship (take 4, complete version)
same session
Studio Conversation
90366-1Ascent (take 1, complete version)
90366-2Ascent (take 2, incomplete version)
90366-3Ascent (take 3, false starts and incomplete version)
90366-4-6Ascent (takes 4-6, inserts/false starts)
90366-7Ascent (take 7, complete insert 4)
90366-8Ascent (take 8, complete insert 5)
90367-1Amen (take 1, alternate version)
90367-2Amen (take 2, released version)

John Coltrane - First Meditations (For Quartet)  (Impulse! AS-9332)

John Coltrane (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 2, 1965
90379Love
-Compassion
-Joy
90380Consequences
-Serenity
** also issued on Impulse! GRD-118.

John Coltrane Featuring Pharoah Sanders - Live In Seattle  (Impulse! AS-9202-2)

Donald Garrett (bass clarinet, bass) Pharoah Sanders (tenor sax) John Coltrane (tenor, soprano sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"The Penthouse", Seattle, WA, September 30, 1965
91198Cosmos
91199Out Of This World (Part One)
-Out Of This World (Part Two)
Tapestry In Sound
91200Evolution (Part One)
-Evolution (Part Two)
** also issued on Impulse! GRD-2-146 entitled "Live In Seattle".

John Coltrane - Live In Seattle  (Impulse! GRD-2-146)

Donald Garrett (bass clarinet, bass) Pharoah Sanders (tenor sax) John Coltrane (tenor, soprano sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
"The Penthouse", Seattle, WA, September 30, 1965
Body And Soul
Afro-Blue
** reissue of Impulse! AS-9202-2 entitled "John Coltrane Featuring Pharoah Sanders - Live In Seattle" + 2 bonus tracks.

John Coltrane - Om  (Impulse! A-9140)

Joe Brazil (flute, percussion) Donald Garrett (bass clarinet, bass, percussion) John Coltrane (tenor sax) Pharoah Sanders (tenor sax, percussion) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Camelot Sound Studios, Lynwood, WA, October 1, 1965
90435Om, Part I
90436Om, Part II
** also issued on Impulse! AS-9140.
** part of Impulse! GRD-2-113.

John Coltrane - Selflessness Featuring My Favorite Things  (Impulse! AS-9161)

John Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Donald Garrett (bass, bass clarinet) Frank Butler, Elvin Jones (drums) Juno Lewis (vocals, percussion)
Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 14, 1965
90677Selflessness

Larry Young - Unity  (Blue Note BLP 4221)

Woody Shaw (trumpet -1,2,4/6) Joe Henderson (tenor sax -1,2,4/6) Larry Young (organ) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 10, 1965
1. 1676 tk.5If
2. 1677 tk.17Beyond All Limits
3. 1678 tk.18Monk's Dream
4. 1679 tk.21The Moontrane
5. 1680 tk.22Zoltan
6. 1681 tk.25Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84221, CDP 7 84221 2.

John Coltrane - Meditations  (Impulse! A-9110)

John Coltrane (left channel tenor sax, percussion) Pharoah Sanders (right channel tenor sax, tambourine, bells) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Rashied Ali (left channel drums) Elvin Jones (right channel drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 23, 1965
90413The Father And The Son And The Holy Ghost
-Compassion
90414Love
-Consequences
-Serenity
** also issued on Impulse! AS-9110, IMPD-199.

1966

Earl Hines - Once Upon A Time  (Impulse! A-9108)

Cat Anderson, Bill Berry, Ray Nance, Clark Terry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper (trombone) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor sax) Johnny Hodges, Russell Procope (alto sax) Harold Ashby, Paul Gonsalves (tenor sax) Earl Hines (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, January 10, 1966
Once Upon A Time
Cat Anderson (trumpet) Ray Nance (trumpet, vocals) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Pee Wee Russell (clarinet) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet -1, tenor sax -2,3) Paul Gonsalves (tenor sax) Earl Hines (piano) Aaron Bell (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, January 11, 1966
1.Fantastic, That's You
2.The Blues In My Flat
3.You Can Depend On Me
** also issued on Impulse! AS-9108, MCA-29070, 024 654 492-2.

Freddie Hubbard - Blue Spirits  (Blue Note CDP 7 46545 2)

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Hosea Taylor (alto sax, bassoon) Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Herbie Hancock (piano, celeste) Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 5, 1966
1706 tk.6The Melting Pot
1707 tk.10True Colors
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 4196 + 2 bonus tracks.

Elvin Jones - Midnight Walk  (Atlantic LP 1485)

Thad Jones (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Dollar Brand (piano) Steve James (electric piano -1) Don Moore (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, March 23, 1966
1. 10052Lycra Too
2. 10053H.M. On F.M.
3. 10054Tintiyana
4. 10055The Juggler
Thad Jones (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Dollar Brand (piano) Don Moore (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) George Abend (percussion)
NYC, March 24, 1966
10058All Of Us
10059Cross Purpose
10060Midnight Walk
** also issued on Atlantic SD 1485.

Elvin Jones - Lycra Too / Midnight Walk  (Atlantic 2437)

Thad Jones (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Dollar Brand (piano) Steve James (electric piano) Don Moore (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, March 23, 1966
12832Lycra Too (edited version)
Thad Jones (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Dollar Brand (piano) Don Moore (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) George Abend (percussion)
NYC, March 24, 1966
12831Midnight Walk (edited version)

Sonny Rollins - East Broadway Run Down  (Impulse! A-9121)

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet -1) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 9, 1966
1.East Broadway Run Down
2.Blessing In Disguise
3.We Kiss In A Shadow
** also issued on Impulse! AS-9121, IMPD-161.

1967 (age 40)

McCoy Tyner - The Real McCoy  (Blue Note BLP 4264)

Joe Henderson (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 21, 1967
1873 tk.1Contemplation
1874 tk.6Passion Dance
1875 tk.7Blues On The Corner
1876 tk.12Four By Five
1877 tk.18Search For Peace
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84264, CDP 7 46512 2.

The Lee Konitz Duets  (Milestone MSP 9013)

Lee Konitz (tenor sax) Elvin Jones (drums)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, September 25, 1967
Variations On Alone Together II
Lee Konitz (alto sax) Karl Berger (vibes) Eddie Gomez (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Variations On Alone Together V
Marshall Brown (valve trombone) Lee Konitz (alto sax, electric tenor sax) Joe Henderson, Richie Kamuca (tenor sax) Karl Berger (vibes) Dick Katz (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Eddie Gomez (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Alphanumeric
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-466, OJCCD-466-2.

Various Artists - Jazz For A Sunday Afternoon, Vol. 1  (Solid State SS 18027)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Ray Nance (violin) Chick Corea (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, October 1, 1967
Lullaby Of The Leaves

Dizzy Gillespie - Live At The Village Vanguard  (Solid State SS 18034)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Ray Nance (violin) Chick Corea (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
"Village Vanguard", NYC, October 1, 1967
Birks' Works (as Dizzy's Blues)

Various Artists - Jazz For A Sunday Afternoon, Vol. 4  (Solid State SS 18052)

Marvin Stamm (trumpet) Garnett Brown (trombone) Joe Farrell (tenor sax) Chick Corea (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, October 1, 1967
13 Avenue B
Stella By Starlight

Jaki Byard - Sunshine Of My Soul  (Prestige PR 7550)

Jaki Byard (piano, guitar) David Izenzon (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, October 31, 1967
Cast Away
Chandra
Diane's Melody
Sunshine
St. Louis Blues
Transition
Zildjian
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1946-2.

1968

Elvin Jones - Live At The Village Vanguard  (enja (G) 2036)

Hannibal Marvin Peterson (trumpet -3) George Coleman (tenor sax) Wilbur Little (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, March 20, 1968
1.By George
2.Laura
3.Mister Jones
4.You Don't Know What Love Is
** also issued on enja (G) CD 2036-2.

Elvin Jones - Sky Scrapers, Vol. 1  (Honeydew HD 6602)

George Coleman (tenor sax) Wilbur Little (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, March, 1968?
A Night In Tunisia
Blues Inside Out

Elvin Jones - Sky Scrapers, Vol. 2  (Honeydew HD 6603)

George Coleman (tenor sax) Wilbur Little (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
"Village Vanguard", NYC, March, 1968?
Whew
Blues Inside Out
You Don't Know What Love Is
Body And Soul

Elvin Jones - Sky Scrapers, Vol. 3  (Honeydew HD 6604)

George Coleman (tenor sax) Wilbur Little (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
"Village Vanguard", NYC, March, 1968?
Yesterdays
A Night In Tunisia
Body And Soul

Elvin Jones - Sky Scrapers, Vol. 4  (Honeydew HD 6605)

Hannibal Marvin Peterson (trumpet) George Coleman (tenor sax) Wilbur Little (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, March, 1968?
Mr. Jones
Raunchy Rita

Elvin Jones - Puttin' It Together  (Blue Note BLP 4282)

Joe Farrell (tenor, soprano sax, flute, piccolo) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 8, 1968
2084 tk.2Village Green
2085 tk.3Sweet Little Maia
2086 tk.8Reza
2087 tk.16For Heaven's Sake
2088 tk.17Keiko's Birthday March
2089 tk.24Gingerbread Boy
2090 tk.27Jay-Ree
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84282, CDP 7 84282 2.

Ornette Coleman - New York Is Now!, Vol. 1  (Blue Note BST 84287)

Ornette Coleman (alto sax, violin) Dewey Redman (tenor sax) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, April 29, 1968
2099 tk.2We Now Interrupt For A Commercial
3000 tk.8The Garden Of Souls
3002 tk.14/15Toy Dance
same personnel
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, May 7, 1968
3019 tk.5Round Trip
3016 tk.12/16Broadway Blues
** also issued on Blue Note CDP 7 84287 2.

Ornette Coleman - New York Is Now!, Vol. 1  (Blue Note CDP 7 84287 2)

Ornette Coleman (alto sax, violin) Dewey Redman (tenor sax) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, April 29, 1968
tk.19Broadway Blues (alternate take)
** reissue of Blue Note BST 84287 + 1 bonus track.

Ornette Coleman - Love Call  (Blue Note BST 84356)

Ornette Coleman (alto sax, violin) Dewey Redman (tenor sax) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, April 29, 1968
3001 tk.12Open To The Public
3004 tk.18Airborne
same personnel
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, May 7, 1968
3018 tk.4Love Call
tk.13Check Out Time
** also issued on Blue Note CDP 7 84356 2.

Ornette Coleman - Love Call  (Blue Note CDP 7 84356 2)

Ornette Coleman (alto sax, violin) Dewey Redman (tenor sax) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, April 29, 1968
tk.7Love Call (alternate take)
3003 tk.16Check Out Time (alternate take)
same personnel
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, May 7, 1968
3017 tk.7Just For You
** reissue of Blue Note BST 84356 + 3 bonus tracks.

Elvin Jones - The Ultimate  (Blue Note BST 84305)

Joe Farrell (tenor, soprano sax, flute) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 6, 1968
4001 tk.3What Is This
4002 tk.6In The Truth
4003 tk.9Ascendant
4004 tk.23Sometimes Joie
4005 tk.25Yesterdays
4006 tk.26We'll Be Together Again

Pepper Adams - Encounter!  (Prestige PR 7677)

Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, December 11 & 12, 1968
Inanout
Star-Crossed Lovers
Cindy's Tune
Serenity
Elusive
I've Just Seen Her
Punjab
Verdandi
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-892-2.

Philly Jo Jones Quintet/Elvin Jones Trio  (Top Jazz Sarpe (It) SJ 1017)

Joe Farrell (tenor, soprano sax) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Continental, 1968
Village Greene
Yesterday
Gingerbread Boy

Elvin Jones/Richard Davis - Heavy Sounds  (Impulse! AS-9160)

Frank Foster (tenor sax -1/3,5,6) Billy Greene (piano -1,3,5,6) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums, guitar)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1968
1.Raunchy Rita
2.Shiny Stockings
3.M.E.
4.Summertime
5.Elvin's Guitar Blues
6.Here's That Rainy Day
** also issued on Impulse! 314 547 959-2.

1969

Phineas Newborn Jr. - Please Send Me Someone To Love  (Contemporary S 7622)

Phineas Newborn Jr. (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Contemporary Records' Studio, Hollywood, CA, February 12 & 13, 1969
Please Send Me Someone To Love
Rough Ridin'
Come Sunday
Brentwood Blues
He's A Real Gone Guy
Black Coffee
Little Niles
Stay On It
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-947-2.

Phineas Newborn Jr. - Harlem Blues  (Contemporary S 7634)

Phineas Newborn Jr. (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
Contemporary Records' Studio, Hollywood, CA, February 12 & 13, 1969
Harlem Blues
Sweet And Lovely
Little Girl Blue
Ray's Idea
Stella By Starlight
Tenderly
Cookin' At The Continental
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-662-2.

Barney Kessel - Feeling Free  (Contemporary M 3618)

Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Barney Kessel (guitar) Chuck Domanico (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 12, 1969
Moving Up
Blue Grass
This Guy's In Love With You
Blues Up, Down And All Around
The Sounds Of Silence
Two Note Samba
** also issued on Contemporary S 7618; Original Jazz Classics OJC-179, OJCCD-1043-2.

Elvin Jones - The Prime Elements  (Blue Note BN-LA506-H2)

Lee Morgan (trumpet) George Coleman (tenor sax -1/4) Joe Farrell (tenor, soprano sax, flute, alto flute) Wilbur Little (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Candido (congas -1,2,4,5) Miguelito Valdes (percussion -1,4,5)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 14, 1969
1. 3852 tk.1Dido Afrique
2. 3853 tk.4Champagne Baby
3. 3854 tk.8Inner Space
4. 3855 tk.14Raynay
5. 3856 tk.18Once I Loved (O Amor Em Paz)
Frank Foster, Steve Grossman (tenor, soprano sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Jan Hammer (piano, electric piano, synthesizer) Cornell Dupree (guitar) Gene Perla (bass, electric bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Candido (congas) Warren Smith (timpani) Omar Clay, Richie "Pablo" Landrum (percussion, programmable rhythm box)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, July 24, 1973
13432 (tk.2)The Whims Of Bal
13431 (tk.2)The Prime Element
same personnel
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, July 26, 1973
13429 (tk.1)At This Point In Time
13430 (tk.1)Currents/Pollen
** also issued on Blue Note 7243 4 93385 2 entitled "At This Point In Time".

Elvin Jones - At This Point In Time  (Blue Note 7243 4 93385 2)

Frank Foster, Steve Grossman (tenor, soprano sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Jan Hammer (piano, electric piano, synthesizer) Cornell Dupree (guitar) Gene Perla (bass, electric bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Candido (congas) Warren Smith (timpani) Omar Clay, Richie "Pablo" Landrum (percussion, programmable rhythm box): same personnel
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, July 25, 1973
(tk.1)Don't Cry
-Pauke Tanz
(tk.2)The Unknighted Nations
** reissue of Blue Note BN-LA506-H2 entitled "The Prime Elements" + 3 bonus tracks.

Eddie Gale - Black Rhythm Happening  (Blue Note BST 84320)

Eddie Gale (trumpet) Roland Alexander (soprano sax, flute -2/8) Jimmy Lyons (alto sax -2/8) Russell Lyle (tenor sax, flute -2/8) Jo Ann Gale Stevens (guitar, vocals -2/8) Henry Pearson, Judah Samuel (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) John Robinson (African drums -2/8) Sylvia Bibbs, Charles Davis, Paula Nadine Larkin, William Norwood, Fulumi Prince, Carol Ann Robinson, Sondra Walston (vocals -2/8)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 2, 1969
1. 4219Ghetto Summertime
2. 4220The Gleeker
3. 4221It Must Be You
4. 4222Black Rhythm Happening
5. 4223Look At Teyonda
6. 4224Song Of Will
7. 4379Ghetto Love Night
8. 4380Mexico Thing

Elvin Jones - Poly-Currents  (Blue Note BST 84331)

Fred Tompkins (flute -2) George Coleman (tenor sax -1,3/5) Joe Farrell (tenor sax, flute, English horn, bass flute) Pepper Adams (baritone sax -1,3,5) Wilbur Little (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Candido (congas -1,3,5)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 26, 1969
1. 5210 tk.1Mr. Jones
2. 5211 tk.3Yes
3. 5212 tk.9Agappe Love
4. 5214 tk.12Whew
5. 5213 tk.14Agenda
** also issued on Blue Note CDP 7 84331 2.

1970

McCoy Tyner - Extensions  (Blue Note BN-LA006-F)

Wayne Shorter (soprano, tenor sax) Gary Bartz (alto sax) Alice Coltrane (harp -2/4) McCoy Tyner (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 9, 1970
1. tk.3The Wanderer
2. tk.4Message From The Nile
3. tk.5His Blessings
4. tk.6Survival Blues
** originally intended as Blue Note BST 84419.

Various Artists - Super Black Blues, Vol. 2  (Flying Dutchman/Bluestime (Du) BT 9009)

Russ Andrews (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Lawrence Lucie (guitar) Al Hall (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Joe Turner (vocals -1,2) T-Bone Walker (vocals -6,7) Eddie Vinson (vocals, alto sax -3/5)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, May, 1970
1.Honey Hush
2.Yakety Yak
3.Cleanhead Blues
4.I Had A Dream
5.Person To Person
6.Stormy Monday Blues
7.Sail On

Elvin Jones - Coalition  (Blue Note BST 84361)

George Coleman (tenor sax) Frank Foster (tenor sax, alto clarinet) Wilbur Little (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Candido (congas, tambourine)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 17, 1970
6675Simone
66735/4 Thing
6674Ural Stradania
6672Yesterdays
6671Shinjitu

1971

Elvin Jones - Genesis  (Blue Note BST 84369)

Frank Foster (tenor sax, alto flute, alto clarinet) Joe Farrell, Dave Liebman (tenor, soprano sax) Gene Perla (bass, electric bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 12, 1971
7400Slumber
7402Cecilia Is Love
7398 (tk.2)P.P. Phoenix
7399 (tk.5)For All The Other Times
7401Three Card Molly

Elvin Jones - Merry-Go-Round  (Blue Note BST 84414)

Frank Foster (tenor sax, alto flute, alto clarinet) Joe Farrell, Dave Liebman (tenor, soprano sax) Gene Perla (bass, electric bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 12, 1971
9078Who's Afraid...
Steve Grossman, Dave Liebman (tenor, soprano sax) Joe Farrell (tenor, soprano sax, flute, piccolo) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Chick Corea, Jan Hammer (piano, electric piano) Yoshiaki Masuo (guitar) Gene Perla (bass, electric bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Don Alias (congas, glockenspiel, Oriental bells)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 16, 1971
9071 (tk.2)'Round Town
9072 (tk.5)Brite Piece
9073 (tk.4)Lungs
9074 (tk.6)A Time For Love
9075 (tk.2)Tergiversation
9077 (tk.3)The Children's Merry-Go-Round March
9076 (tk.2)La Fiesta

Elvin Jones Live  (PM Records PMR-004)

Joe Farrell (tenor sax, flute) Frank Foster (tenor, soprano sax) Chick Corea (piano) Gene Perla (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"John Coltrane Memorial Concert", "Town Hall", NYC, September 12, 1971
Shinjitu
Simone

Joe Farrell - Outback  (CTI 6014)

Joe Farrell (tenor, soprano sax, flute, alto flute, piccolo, arranger, conductor) Chick Corea (electric piano) Buster Williams (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Airto (percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, circa November 4, 1971
Outback
Sound Down
Bleeding Orchid
November 68th
** also issued on CTI 8005.

1972

Various Artists - Newport In New York '72: The Jam Sessions, Vol. 3&4  (Cobblestone CST 9026-2)

Joe Newman (trumpet) Nat Adderley (trumpet, cornet) Tyree Glenn (trombone) Illinois Jacquet, Budd Johnson (tenor sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Jaki Byard (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Radio City Music Hall, NYC, July 6, 1972
25538Perdido
25539Misty
25540Now's The Time
** part of Cobblestone CST 9032-6.

Elvin Jones - Mr. Jones  (Blue Note BN-LA110-F)

Steve Grossman (tenor sax) Dave Liebman (tenor, soprano sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Jan Hammer (piano) Gene Perla (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas) Frank Ippolito (percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 12, 1972
9995New Breed
9996What's Up-That's It
Thad Jones (flugelhorn) Dave Liebman (tenor sax, flute) Steve Grossman (tenor, soprano sax) Jan Hammer (piano) Gene Perla (bass, electric bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas) Albert Duffy (timpani) Frank Ippolito (percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 13, 1972
9994Soultrane
9992One Native's Place
9993G.G. (as Gee Gee)

Elvin Jones - Live At The Lighthouse  (Blue Note BN-LA015-G2)

Steve Grossman (tenor, soprano sax) Dave Liebman (tenor, soprano sax, flute) Gene Perla (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, 1st set, September 9, 1972
introduction By Bill Chappell And Rick Holmes
New Breed
Sambra
My Ship
Happy Birthday Greeting
same personnel
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, 2nd set, September 9, 1972
Fancy Free
Sweet Mama
The Children, Save The Children

Elvin Jones - Live At The Lighthouse, Vol. 2  (Blue Note CDP 7 84448 2)

Steve Grossman (tenor, soprano sax) Dave Liebman (tenor, soprano sax, flute) Gene Perla (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, 1st set, September 9, 1972
Brite Piece
same personnel
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, 2nd set, September 9, 1972
I'm A Fool To Want You
same personnel
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, 3rd set, September 9, 1972
Children's Merry-Go-Round

Elvin Jones - Live At The Lighthouse, Vol. 1  (Blue Note CDP 7 84447 2)

Steve Grossman (tenor, soprano sax) Dave Liebman (tenor, soprano sax, flute) Gene Perla (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, 1st set, September 9, 1972
Taurus People
same personnel
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, 3rd set, September 9, 1972
Small One
For All Those Other Times
announcement

Various Artists - Jazz Jamboree '72  (Polskie Nagrania Muza (Polish) XL 0929)

Steve Grossman (tenor, soprano sax) Dave Liebman (tenor, soprano sax, flute) Gene Perla (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"Jazz Jamboree 72", Warsaw, Poland, October 20, 1972
Yesterdays
Children's Merry-Go-Round
** also issued on Polskie Nagrania Muza (Polish) SXL 0929.

Masabumi Kikuchi/Elvin Jones - Hollow Out  (Philips (J) FX 8562)

Masabumi Kikuchi (piano) Gene Perla (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, November 25, 1972
Apple
Ginkai
Little Abi
Bell
Hollow Out
** also issued on Philips (J) FS 6508, (J) PHCE 4135.

1973

Billy Harper - Capra Black  (Strata-East SES-19739)

Jimmy Owens (trumpet) Dick Griffin, Julian Priester (trombone) Billy Harper (sax) George Cables (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Billy Cobham, Warren Smith (drums) with special guest: Elvin Jones (drums) on Barbara Grant, Billy Harper, Laveda Johnson, Gene McDaniels, Pat Robinson (voice)
released 1973
Capra Black
Sir Galahad
New Breed
Soulfully, I Love You/Black Spiritual Of Love
Cry Of Hunger

1974

Elvin Jones - Mr. Thunder  (East West (Swd) EWR 7501)

Steve Grossman (tenor, soprano sax) Roland Prince (guitar) Milton Suggs (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Luis Agudo (pandeiro, cuica, agogo, berimbau, afuche) Sjunne Ferger (percussion)
Kumla, Sweden, September 29, 1974
Antiqua
Geneva
Three Card Molly
New Moon
My Romance
Basic Truth

1975

McCoy Tyner - Trident  (Milestone MSP 9063)

McCoy Tyner (piano, celeste, harpsichord) Ron Carter (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, February 18 & 19, 1975
Celestial Chant
Once I Loved
Elvin (Sir) Jones
Land Of The Lonely
Impressions
Ruby, My Dear
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-720-2.

Various Artists - Jazz Na Koncertnom Podiju, Vol. 1  (Jugoton (Yu) LSY 61323)

Pat LaBarbera (tenor sax) Roland Prince (guitar) David Williams (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Ljubljana Jazz Festival", Ljubljana, Yugoslavia, June 15, 1975
Some Other Blues

Stan Getz Presents Jimmie Rowles - The Peacocks  (Columbia PC 34873)

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano, vocals) Buster Williams (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Beverly Getz, Jon Hendricks, Judy Hendricks, Michele Hendricks (vocals -5)
NYC, October, 1975
1.Lester Left Town
2.My Buddy
3.Rose Marie
4.This Is All I Ask
5.The Chess Players

Elvin Jones Is On The Mountain  (PM Records PMR-005)

Jan Hammer (piano, electric piano, synthesizer) Gene Perla (bass, electric bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Kent, NY, 1975
Thorn Of A White Rose
Namuh
On The Mountain
Smoke In The Sun
London Air
Destiny

Elvin Jones - New Agenda  (Vanguard VSD-79362)

Joe Farrell (soprano sax -5,7) Frank Foster (tenor, soprano sax -1,2,5) Azar Lawrence (tenor, soprano sax -3,4) Steve Grossman (tenor, soprano sax, flute) Kenny Barron (piano -1) Gene Perla (piano -5,7) Roland Prince (guitar) David Williams (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Frank Ippolito (percussion -1,2,4,5,7) Guilherme Franco (percussion -3,4) Candido (percussion -5,7)
NYC, 1975
1.Someone's Rocking My Jazz Boat
2.Naima
3.Haresah
4.Anti-Calypso
5.Stephanie
6.My Lover
7.Agenda

1976

Oregon/Elvin Jones - Together  (Vanguard VSD-79377)

Paul McCandless (oboe, English horn, bass clarinet, flute) Ralph Towner (12-string guitar, classical guitar, piano) Glen Moore (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Collin Walcott (tabla, congas)
Vanguard's Studio, NYC, January, 1976
Le Vin
Lucifer's Fall
Charango
Three Step Dance
Driven Omens
Teeth
Brujo

Art Pepper - The Trip  (Contemporary S 7638)

Art Pepper (alto sax) George Cables (piano) David Williams (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 15 & 16, 1976
The Trip
A Song For Richard
Sweet Love Of Mine
Junior Cat
The Summer Knows
Red Car
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-410, OJCCD-410-2.

Art Pepper - The Trip  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-410-2)

Art Pepper (alto sax) George Cables (piano) David Williams (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
Los Angeles, CA, September 15 & 16, 1976
The Trip (alternate take)
** reissue of Contemporary S 7638 + 1 bonus track.

Phineas Newborn Jr. - Back Home  (Contemporary C 7648)

Phineas Newborn Jr. (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Contemporary Records' Studio, Hollywood, CA, September 17 & 18, 1976
Sugar Ray
Ill Wind (You're Blowin' Me No Good)
Watch What Happens
No Moon At All
Back Home
On Green Dolphin Street
Pamela
Love For Sale
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-971-2.

Elvin Jones/James Moody/Clark Terry/Bunky Green/Roland Prince - Summit Meeting  (Vanguard VSD-79390)

Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Bunky Green (alto sax) James Moody (tenor sax) Al Dailey (piano) Roland Prince (guitar) David Williams (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Angel Allende (percussion)
NYC, November 18, 1976
Tee Pee Music
Blues For Clark
Moody Magic
Summit Song
Jones

Elvin Jones - The Main Force  (Vanguard VSD-79372)

Pat LaBarbera (reeds) David Liebman (reeds -1,2) Steve Grossman (reeds -2/5) Frank Foster (reeds -3/5) Albert Dailey (keyboards) Ryo Kawasaki (guitar) David Williams (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Dave Johnson (percussion -1,2) Angel Allende (percussion -3/5)
1976
1.Salty Iron
2.Sweet Mama
3.Mini Modes
4.Philomene
5.Song Of Rejoicing After Returning From A Hunt

1977 (age 50)

Tommy Flanagan - Eclypso  (enja (G) 2088)

Tommy Flanagan (piano) George Mraz (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Sound Ideas Studios, NYC, February 4, 1977
Oleo
Denzil's Best
A Blue Time
Relaxin' At Camarillo
Cup Bearers
Eclypso
Confirmation
** also issued on enja (G) CD 2088-2.

Tommy Flanagan - Confirmation  (enja (G) 4014)

Tommy Flanagan (piano) George Mraz (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
Sound Ideas Studios, NYC, February 4, 1977
Cup Bearers (alternate take)
Confirmation (alternate take)
Maybe September

Hadley Caliman - Celebration  (Catalyst CAT-7624)

Hadley Caliman (tenor sax, flute) Hotep Cecil Barnard (piano) David Williams (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Sage & Sound, Hollywood, CA, June 7, 1977
Presenting Mr. Jones
My Marie
Gala
Separation Blues
Schyleen
Lush Life
Two For T

Chico Freeman - Beyond The Rain  (Contemporary S 7640)

Chico Freeman (tenor sax, flute) Hilton Ruiz (piano) Joony Booth (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Jumma Santos (percussion)
Los Angeles, CA, June 21, 22 & 23, 1977
Two Over One
Beyond The Rain
Excerpts
My One And Only Love
Pepe's Samba
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-479, OJCCD-479-2.

Ray Brown - Something For Lester  (Contemporary S 7641)

Cedar Walton (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, June 22, 1977
Ojos De Rojo
Slippery
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, June 23, 1977
Something In Common
Sister Sadie
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, June 24, 1977
Love Walked In
Georgia On My Mind
Little Girl Blue
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-412, OJCCD-412-2.

Art Pepper - Thursday Night At The Village Vanguard  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-694-2)

Art Pepper (alto, tenor sax, clarinet) George Cables (piano) George Mraz (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set (first show), July 28, 1977
Blues For Heard
** reissue of Contemporary C 7642 + 1 bonus track.

Art Pepper - Live At The Village Vanguard  (Contemporary (J) GXH-3009/11)

Art Pepper (alto, tenor sax, clarinet) George Cables (piano) George Mraz (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set (first show), July 28, 1977
But Beautiful
My Friend John
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 2nd set (second show), July 28, 1977
Valse Triste
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 3rd set (third show), July 28, 1977
The Trip
Blues For Les
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set (fourth show), July 29, 1977
You Go To My Head
Cherokee
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set (seventh show), July 30, 1977
Las Cuevas De Mario
Goodbye
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 3rd set (ninth show), July 30, 1977
Caravan
Labyrinth

Art Pepper - The Complete Village Vanguard Sessions  (Contemporary 9CCD-4417-2)

Art Pepper (alto, tenor sax, clarinet) George Cables (piano) George Mraz (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set (first show), July 28, 1977
Cherokee
Blues For Heard
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 2nd set (second show), July 28, 1977
For Freddie
Live At The Vanguard
Caravan
Blues For Heard
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set (fourth show), July 29, 1977
Valse Triste
My Friend John
Blues For Heard
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 2nd set (fifth show), July 29, 1977
count-off / Blues For Heard
For Freddie
Blues For Heard
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 3rd set (sixth show), July 29, 1977
Las Cuevas De Mario
Stella By Starlight
Goodbye
Vanguard Max
Blues For Heard
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set (seventh show), July 30, 1977
Blues For Heard
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 2nd set (eighth show), July 30, 1977
My Friend John
Cherokee
Blues For Heard
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 3rd set (ninth show), July 30, 1977
count-off / For Freddie
More For Les
My Friend John

Art Pepper - More For Les: At The Village Vanguard, Vol. 4  (Contemporary C 7650)

Art Pepper (alto, tenor sax, clarinet) George Cables (piano) George Mraz (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 3rd set (third show), July 28, 1977
Over The Rainbow
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set (fourth show), July 29, 1977
No Limit
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 2nd set (fifth show), July 29, 1977
These Foolish Things
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 2nd set (eighth show), July 30, 1977
More For Les
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-697-2.

Art Pepper - More For Les: At The Village Vanguard, Vol. 4  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-697-2)

Art Pepper (alto, tenor sax, clarinet) George Cables (piano) George Mraz (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set (first show), July 28, 1977
Scrapple From The Apple
** reissue of Contemporary C 7650 + 1 bonus track.

Art Pepper - Friday Night At The Village Vanguard  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-695-2)

Art Pepper (alto, tenor sax, clarinet) George Cables (piano) George Mraz (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 3rd set (third show), July 28, 1977
A Night In Tunisia
** reissue of Contemporary C 7643 + 1 bonus track.

Art Pepper - The Village Vanguard Collection  (Contemporary (J) VDP-2043/46)

Art Pepper (alto, tenor sax, clarinet) George Cables (piano) George Mraz (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 2nd set (fifth show), July 29, 1977
Anthropology
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set (seventh show), July 30, 1977
count-off / Vanguard Max

Art Pepper - Saturday Night At The Village Vanguard  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-696-2)

Art Pepper (alto, tenor sax, clarinet) George Cables (piano) George Mraz (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set (seventh show), July 30, 1977
For Freddie
** reissue of Contemporary C 7644 + 1 bonus track.

Elvin Jones - Time Capsule  (Vanguard VSD-79389)

Frank Wess (flute -1,2) Frank Foster (soprano sax -2) Bunky Green (alto sax) George Coleman (tenor sax -1,3/5) Kenny Barron (electric piano) Ryo Kawasaki (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass -1,2) Juney Booth (bass -3/5) Elvin Jones (drums) Angel Allende (percussion)
NYC, 1977
1.Frost Bite
2.Digital Display
3.Moondance
4.Time Capsule
5.Spacing

1978

The Elvin Jones Jazz Machine - Remembrance  (MPS (G) 0068.203)

Pat LaBarbera, Michael Stuart (alto, tenor, soprano sax) Roland Prince (guitar) Andy McCloud (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Stuttgart, West Germany, February 3, 4 & 5, 1978
Giraffe
Section 8
Little Lady
Familiar Ground
Kalima
Beatrice
Rememberance
** also issued on MPS (G) 5C 064-60905; Pausa PR 7052.

Elvin Jones Music Machine, Vol. 1  (Mark Levinson (J) 70PJ-1)

Frank Foster (tenor sax) Pat LaBarbera (tenor, soprano sax -1) Roland Prince (guitar) Andy McCloud (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
The Educational Center For The Arts, New Haven, CT, March 22, 23 & 24, 1978
1.Shi-Tsu-Mon
2.Like Someone In Love
** part of Mark Levinson (J) 30PJ-8.

Elvin Jones Music Machine, Vol. 2  (Mark Levinson (J) 70PJ-2)

Frank Foster (tenor sax -1) Pat LaBarbera (tenor, soprano sax) Roland Prince (guitar) Andy McCloud (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
The Educational Center For The Arts, New Haven, CT, March 22, 23 & 24, 1978
1.Dealin'
2.My One And Only Love
** part of Mark Levinson (J) 30PJ-8.

Elvin Jones Jazz Machine - Live In Japan 1978  (Trio (J) PAP-9111)

Frank Foster (tenor sax) Pat LaBarbera (tenor, soprano sax) Roland Prince (guitar) Andy McCloud (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Yomiuri Hall", Tokyo, Japan, April 8 & 9, 1978
E.J. Blues
House That Love Built
A Love Supreme: Part I - Acknowledgement
A Love Supreme: Part II - Resolution
** part of Venus (J) TKCZ-79011.

Elvin Jones Jazz Machine - Live In Japan, Vol. 2  (Trio (J) PAP-9200)

Frank Foster (tenor sax) Pat LaBarbera (tenor, soprano sax) Roland Prince (guitar) Andy McCloud (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
"Yomiuri Hall", Tokyo, Japan, April 8 & 9, 1978
Keiko's Birthday March
Bessie's Blues
Antigua
E.J. Blues
** part of Venus (J) TKCZ-79011.

Elvin Jones And Frank Foster Meet Nobuo Hara And His Sharp And Flats - Giant Steps  (King Records (J) SKA-3016)

Shuzo Morikawa, Hitoshi Okano, Hiroshi Sanami (trumpet) Yoshitaka Hanasaka, Tomiya Haneo, Kenji Nishiyama, Yoshio Oikawa, Shunji Satoh (trombone) Frank Foster (soprano, tenor sax) Hajime Maekawa, Kazuo Suzuki (alto sax) Yosuke Tonoki (tenor sax) Nobuo Hara (tenor sax, leader) Nobuyuki Morikawa (baritone sax) Takeshi Kamachi (piano) Kazuhiko Kawakami (guitar) Jun-ichi Kobayashi (bass) Elvin Jones, Yoshiyuki Nakamura (drums)
Tokyo, Japan, April 19, 1978
Simone
Someone's Rocking My Jazz Boat
Giant Steps
Shi-Tsu-Mon

1979

Elvin Jones - Very R.A.R.E.  (Trio (J) PAP-9173)

Art Pepper (alto sax -1,3,4,6) Roland Hanna (piano -1/4,6) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 13, 14 & 20, 1979
1.Sweet Mama
2.Passion Flower
3.Zange
4.Tin Tin Deo
5.Pitter Pat
6.The Witching Hour
** also issued on Venus (J) TKCZ-79030.

1980

Tommy Flanagan - Super-Session  (enja (G) 3059)

Tommy Flanagan (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Sound Ideas Studios, NYC, February 4, 1980
Django
Minor Mishap (mistitled as Mino Perhaps)
Too Late Now
I Love You
Rachel's Rondo
Things Ain't What They Used To Be
** also issued on enja (G) CD 3059-2.

Elvin Jones - Soul Train  (Denon (J) YF-7004)

Andrew White (tenor sax) Richard "Ari" Brown (tenor, soprano sax) Marvin Horne (guitar) Andy McCloud (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Tokyo, Japan, June 19, 1980
Doll Of The Bride
In A Sentimental Mood
Heavy Hit
Soul Train
George And Me

Elvin Jones - Heart To Heart  (Denon (J) YF-7017)

Tommy Flanagan (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, August, 1980
Yesterdays
In A Sentimental Mood
Moon River
Warm Valley
Joash

1981

Pharoah Sanders - Rejoice  (Theresa TR 112/113)

Pharoah Sanders (tenor sax, bells) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Joe Bonner (piano) Art Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Babatunde Lea (a go-go bells) B. Kazuko Ishida (voice)
NYC & San Francisco, CA, 1981
Rejoice
** also issued on Evidence ECD 22020-2.

1982

Elvin Jones - Earth Jones  (Palo Alto Jazz PA 8016)

Terumasa Hino (cornet) David Liebman (soprano sax, flute) Kenny Kirkland (piano) George Mraz (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 10, 1982
Three Card Molly
Is Seeing Believing
The Top Of The Middle
Earth Jones
Never Let Me Go
Day And Night

Various Artists - Mistletoe Magic  (Palo Alto Jazz PA 8032)

Terumasa Hino (cornet) David Liebman (soprano sax) Kenny Kirkland (piano) George Mraz (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
circa February, 1982???
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

Elvin Jones=McCoy Tyner Quintet - Love & Peace  (Trio (J) PAP-25023)

Pharoah Sanders (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jean-Paul Bourelly (electric guitar) Richard Davis (contrabass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 13 & 14, 1982
Little Rock's Blues
Hip Jones
Korina
For Tomorrow
Sweet And Lovely
Origin
** also issued on BlackHawk BKH 521 entitled "Elvin Jones/McCoy Tyner Quintet - Reunited".

Elvin Jones - Brother John  (Palo Alto Jazz PA 8039-N)

Pat LaBarbera (tenor, soprano sax) Kenny Kirkland (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, October, 1982
Necessary Evil
October's Child
Harmonique
Whatever Possessed Me
Familiar Ground
Why Try To Change Me Now
Minor Blues
Brother John

Bennie Wallace - Big Jim's Tango  (enja (G) 4046)

Bennie Wallace (tenor sax) David Holland (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Eurosound Studio, NYC, November 30 & December 1, 1982
Big Jim Does The Tango For You
My Heart Belongs To Daddy
Green And Yellow
Monroe County Moon
The Free Will
** also issued on enja (G) CD 4046-2.

1984

Elvin Jones - Live At The Village Vanguard, Vol. 1  (Landmark LCD-1534-2)

Frank Foster, Pat LaBarbera (tenor sax) Fumio Karashima (piano) Chip Jackson (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, July 1, 1984
It's Easy To Remember
Front Line
Tohryanse, Tohryanse
George And Me
A Love Supreme

1985

Elvin Jones Jazz Machine Live At Pit Inn  (Polydor (J) 28MJ-3528)

Sonny Fortune (tenor sax, flute) Pat LaBarbera (tenor, soprano sax) Fumio Karashima (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Shinjuku Pit Inn", Tokyo, Japan, August 1, 1985
George And Me
Shinjitsu
My One And Only Love
Zange
** also issued on Polydor (J) J33P-20003.

Elvin Jones Jazz Machine Live At Pit Inn  (Polydor (J) J33P-20003)

Sonny Fortune (tenor sax, flute) Pat LaBarbera (tenor, soprano sax) Fumio Karashima (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
"Shinjuku Pit Inn", Tokyo, Japan, August 1, 1985
E.J. Blues
** reissue of Polydor (J) 28MJ-3528 + 1 bonus track.

1986

Lew Soloff - Yesterdays  (Paddle Wheel (J) K28P-6448)

Lew Soloff (trumpet) Mike Stern (electric guitar) Charnett Moffett (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, September 15 & 16, 1986
Yesterdays
Barbara
Beautiful Mimi
All Blues
Thaddeus
Little Laura
** also issued on Paddle Wheel (J) K32Y-6121.

Lew Soloff - Yesterdays  (Paddle Wheel (J) K32Y-6121)

Lew Soloff (trumpet) Mike Stern (electric guitar) Charnett Moffett (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, September 15 & 16, 1986
Antigua
** reissue of Paddle Wheel (J) K28P-6448 + 1 bonus track.

1987 (age 60)

Lew Soloff - But Beautiful  (Paddle Wheel (J) K28P-6468)

Lew Soloff (trumpet) Kenny Kirkland (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, June 29 & 30, 1987
Marilyn
Duty Blues (Blues For Kawa)
Speak Low
Raunchy Rita
Reincarnation Of A Love Bird
But Beautiful
** also issued on Paddle Wheel (J) K32Y-6205.

Lew Soloff - But Beautiful  (Paddle Wheel (J) K32Y-6205)

Lew Soloff (trumpet) Kenny Kirkland (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
NYC, June 29 & 30, 1987
Stella By Starlight
** reissue of Paddle Wheel (J) K28P-6468 + 1 bonus track.

Wynton Marsalis - Thick In The South: Soul Gestures In Southern Blue, Vol. 1  (Columbia C 47977)

Wynton Marsalis (trumpet) Joe Henderson (tenor, soprano sax) Marcus Roberts (piano) Robert Hurst (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
BMG Studios, NYC, 1987
Elveen
L.C. On The Cut
** also issued on Columbia/Legacy CK 47977; Wounded Bird WOU 7977.

1990

John Hicks/Cecil McBee/Elvin Jones - Power Trio  (Novus 3115-2-N)

John Hicks (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Soundtracks, NYC, May 10, 1990
Cousin Mary
After The Rain
"D" Bass-IC Blues
Duke's Place
Chelsea Bridge
After The Morning

Elvin Jones/Takehisa Tanaka - When I Was At Aso-Mountain  (enja (G) ENJ-7081 2)

Sonny Fortune (tenor sax, flute) Takehisa Tanaka (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, December 10 & 11, 1990
Beautiful Love
I Was Too Young
You Don't Know What Love Is
My Dream Come True, To E.J.
Dream Gypsy
When I Was At Aso-Mountain
Soultrane
Stella By Starlight

Kenny Garrett - African Exchange Student  (Atlantic 7567-82156-1)

Kenny Garrett (alto sax) Mulgrew Miller (piano -2,3) Ron Carter (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Rudy Bird (percussion -3)
RCA Studios, NYC, 1990
1.One World Through
2.Shaw
3.Lullaby Of Isfahan
** also issued on Atlantic 7567-82156-2.

Kenny Garrett - African Exchange Student  (Atlantic 7567-82156-2)

Kenny Garrett (alto sax) Mulgrew Miller (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
RCA Studios, NYC, 1990
Your Country-Ness
Nostradamus
** reissue of Atlantic 7567-82156-1 + 2 bonus tracks.

1991

The Elvin Jones Jazz Machine In Europe  (enja (G) ENJ-7009 2)

Sonny Fortune (tenor sax, flute) Ravi Coltrane (tenor, soprano sax) Willie Pickens (piano) Chip Jackson (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Jazz An Der Donau Festival", Vilshofen, Germany, June 23, 1991
Ray
Doll Of The Bride
Island Birdie

Sonny Sharrock - Ask The Ages  (Axiom 422-848 957-2)

Pharoah Sanders (tenor, soprano sax) Sonny Sharrock (electric guitar) Charnett Moffett (acoustic bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Sorcerer Sound, NYC;
Greenpoint Studios, Brooklyn, NY, released August 6, 1991
Promises Kept
Who Does She Hope To Be?
Little Rock
As We Used To Sing
Many Mansions
Once Upon A Time

Javon Jackson Quartet - Me And Mr. Jones  (Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1053 CD)

Javon Jackson (tenor sax) James Williams (piano) Christian McBride (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, December 16, 1991
Me And Mr. Jones
The Masquerade Is Over
Theme For Penny
Opus One-Point-Five
A Certain Attitude
A Free Man?
Buzz-At

Various Artists - Vol Pour Sidney  (Nato (F) 53001-2)

Michel Doneda (soprano sax) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC?, 1991-1992
Egyptian Fantasy

1992

Elvin Jones - Youngblood  (enja (G) ENJ-7051 2)

Nicholas Payton (trumpet) Javon Jackson, Joshua Redman (tenor sax) George Mraz (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 20 & 21, 1992
Not Yet
Have You Seen Elveen
Angel Eyes
Ding-A-Ling-A-Ling
Lady Luck
The Biscuit Man
Body And Soul
Strange
My Romance
Young Blood

The Elvin Jones Jazz Machine - Going Home  (enja (G) ENJ-7095 2)

Nicholas Payton (trumpet) Kent Jordan (flute, piccolo) Ravi Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax) Javon Jackson (tenor sax) Willie Pickens (piano) Brad Jones (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 15 & 16, 1992
The Shell Game
Going Home
Cross Purpose
You've Changed
Truth
East Of The Sun
In 3/4 Thee
April 8th

Elvin Jones Special Quartet Live At "Pit Inn", Tokyo, Japan  (CBS/Sony (J) SRCS 7376)

Wynton Marsalis (trumpet) Marcus Roberts (piano) Reginald Veal (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Shinjuku Pit Inn", Tokyo, Japan, December 4, 1992
A Love Supreme: Part I - Acknowledgement
A Love Supreme: Part II - Resolution
A Love Supreme: Part III - Pursuance
Dear Lord
Happy Birthday For "Yuka"
Blues To Veen

1993

Hank Jones With Elvin Jones And George Mraz - Upon Reflection - The Music Of Thad Jones  (Verve 314 514 898-2)

Hank Jones (piano) George Mraz (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 25 & 26, 1993
Thad's Pad
Ah, Henry
The Summary
Little Rascal On A Rock
Upon Reflection
Lady Luck
Mean What You Say
Kids Are Pretty People
Ray-El
A Child Is Born

Elvin Jones - It Don't Mean A Thing...  (enja (G) ENJ-8066 2)

Nicholas Payton (trumpet) Delfeayo Marsalis (trombone) Sonny Fortune (tenor sax, flute) Willie Pickens (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Kevin Mahogany (vocals)
Brooklyn, NY, October 18 & 19, 1993
Green Chimneys
A Lullaby Of Itsugo Village
It Don't Mean A Thing
Lush Life
Zenzo's Spirit
Medley: A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing / Ask Me Now
Bopsy
Fatima's Waltz
A Change Is Gonna Come
** also issued on enja (G) ENJ-8066 1.

Robert Hurst Featuring: Kenny Kirkland And Elvin Jones - One For Namesake  (DIW (J) DIW-617)

Kenny Kirkland (piano) Robert Hurst (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Ground Control Recording, Burbank, CA, November 18 & 19, 1993
Incognegro
Chillin' At The Sloat
Jill Of All Trades
Thad's Blue Plaid
Swing On Swole
In Your Own Sweet Way
Innuendo In Yo Window
One For Namesake
The Onliest
C-Ya
Jill's Groove
** also issued on Columbia CK 66236.

1995

Shirley Horn - The Main Ingredient  (Verve 314 529 555-2)

Roy Hargrove (flugelhorn) Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Buck Hill (sax) Charles Ables (guitar, bass) Steve Novosel (bass) Billy Hart, Elvin Jones, Steve Williams (drums) Shirley Horn (vocals, piano)
Big Mo Recording, Washington, DC, May 15-18, 1995
Blues For Sarge
The Look Of Love
Keepin' Out Of Mischief Now
The Meaning Of The Blues
Here's Looking At You!
You Go To My Head
Fever
Come In From The Rain
Peel Me A Grape
All Or Nothing At All

The Greg Packham Group Featuring Elvin Jones - Into The Frying Pan  (Packed Records 2033840591?)

Bob Griffin (flute) Dave Hromjak (alto sax) Martha Lind (organ, piano) Greg Packham (guitar) Perry Lind (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Carlos Izquierdo (congas, percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 22-23, 1995
Frying Pan
Ginza Lady
Afternoon Reflection
The Pickup Blues
The Usual Suspects
Beware Of What You Want
Tuesday Night Groove

1998 (age 71)

Steve Griggs - Jones For Elvin, Vol. 1  (Hip City Music HC 101012)

Jay Thomas (trumpet) Steve Griggs (tenor, soprano sax) Milo Petersen (guitar) Phil Sparks (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Bear Creek Studios, Woodinville, WA, May 19-21, 1998
Jones For Elvin
You're The Berries
Healing
Flora
Sparks
In A Sentimental Mood
Milo's Mellifluous Milieu
Claudia
Jay's Maze

Steve Griggs - Jones For Elvin, Vol. 2  (Hip City Music HC 101022)

Jay Thomas (trumpet) Steve Griggs (tenor, soprano sax) Milo Petersen (guitar) Phil Sparks (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
Bear Creek Studios, Woodinville, WA, May 19-21, 1998
Reunion Dues
The More I See You
Kavanah
Oscar's Oscillating Osculation
Zones For Elvin
Keiko's Kimochi
Chromatic Carioca

Dewey Redman/Cecil Taylor/Elvin Jones - Momentum Space  (Verve 314 559 944-2)

Dewey Redman (tenor sax -1,3,5) Cecil Taylor (piano -1,4,5) Elvin Jones (drums)
Avatar Studios, NYC, August 4 & 5, 1998
1.Nine
2.Bekei
3.Spoonin'
4.It
5.Is

1999

Michael Brecker - Time Is Of The Essence  (Verve 314 547 844-2)

Michael Brecker (tenor sax) Larry Goldings (organ) Pat Metheny (guitar) Elvin Jones (drums)
Avatar Studios, NYC & Right Track Recording, NYC, 1999
Arc Of The Pendulum
Timeline
Outrance

2001

Bill Frisell With Dave Holland And Elvin Jones  (Nonesuch 7559-79624-2)

Bill Frisell (electric, acoustic guitar, loops) Dave Holland (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Avatar Studios, NYC, 2001
Outlaws
Twenty Years
Coffaro's Theme
Blues Dream
Moon River
Tell Your Ma, Tell Your Pa
Strange Meeting
Convict 13
Again
Hard Times
Justice And Honor
Smilin' Jones

2002

The Great Jazz Trio - Autumn Leaves  (Eighty-Eight's (J) VRCL 6008)

Hank Jones (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Avatar Studios, NYC, May 12 & 13, 2002
Autumn Leaves
Yesterdays
Rhythm-A-Ning
Blue Bossa
Take The "A" Train
Summertime
Caravan
Six And Four
My Funny Valentine
Bye Bye Blackbird
** also issued on Eighty-Eight's (J) VRGL 8808, VRCL 18808.

The Great Jazz Trio - Someday My Prince Will Come  (Eighty-Eight's (J) VRCL 18815)

Hank Jones (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
Avatar Studios, NYC, May 12 & 13, 2002
Caravan (alternate take)
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
Moose The Mooche
A Child Is Born
Satin Doll
Someday My Prince Will Come
The Shadow Of Your Smile
Long Ago And Far Away
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To

The Great Jazz Trio - Collaboration  (Eighty-Eight's (J) VRCL 18819)

Hank Jones (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
Avatar Studios, NYC, May 12 & 13, 2002
Rhythm-A-Ning (alternate take)
Summertime (alternate take)
Satin Doll (alternate take)
Blue Bossa (alternate take)
Long Ago And Far Away (alternate take)
The Shadow Of Your Smile (alternate take)
Autumn Leaves (alternate take)
My Funny Valentine (alternate take)
Moose The Mooche (alternate take)

The Great Jazz Trio - Collaboration  (Eighty-Eight's (J) VRJL 7019)

Hank Jones (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
Avatar Studios, NYC, May 12 & 13, 2002
After The Session-Comments