Grant Green Catalog

1959 (age 28)

Sam Lazar - Space Flight, Part 1&2  (Cawthron 507)

Sam Lazar (organ) Grant Green (guitar) possibly Chauncey Williams or Phillip Wilson (drums)
St. Louis, MO, possibly late 1959
CP-2077Space Flight, Part 1
CP-2078Space Flight, Part 2
** also issued on Cawthron 45-507.

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

Jimmy Forrest (tenor saxophone) 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
** also issued on Delmark DD-404.

Jimmy Forrest - Black Forrest  (Delmark DL-427)

Jimmy Forrest (tenor saxophone -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 (alt. take)
4. 59501But Beautiful
5.All The Gin Is Gone (alt. take)
** also issued on Delmark DD-427.

Jimmy Forrest - Black Forrest  (Delmark DD-427)

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

1960

Sam Lazar - Space Flight  (Argo LP 4002)

Sam Lazar (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Willie Dixon (bass) Chauncey Williams (drums)
Chicago, IL, June 1, 1960
10214Funky Blues
10215Big Willie
10216Space Flight
10217Dig A Little Deeper
10218Gigi Blues
10220Caramu
10221Mad Lad
10222We Don't Know
10223Ruby
10226My Babe

Willie Dixon - Blues Roots, Vol. 12  (Chess (G) 6.24802AG)

Sam Lazar (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Willie Dixon (bass) Chauncey Williams (drums): same session
Chicago, IL, June 1, 1960
10219Blues

Grant Green - First Session  (Blue Note 7243 5 27548 2)

Wynton Kelly (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 26, 1960
tk.2Just Friends
tk.4Sonnymoon For Two
tk.7He's A Real Gone Guy
tk.11Seepin'
tk.12Grant's First Stand
Sonny Clark (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Butch Warren (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 27, 1961
tk.4Woody'n You (take 4)
tk.7Woody'n You (take 7)

1961 (age 30)

Lou Donaldson - Here 'Tis  (Blue Note BLP 4066)

Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) "Baby Face" Willette (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Dave Bailey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 23, 1961
tk.1Watusi Jump
tk.4Here 'Tis
tk.12Cool Blues
tk.13Walk With Me
tk.16A Foggy Day
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84066.

Grant Green - Grant's First Stand  (Blue Note BLP 4064)

"Baby Face" Willette (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 28, 1961
tk.8A Wee Bit O' Green
tk.9Miss Ann's Tempo
tk.12'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do
tk.14Baby's Minor Lope
tk.18Lullaby Of The Leaves
tk.21Blues For Willarene
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84064.

Baby Face Willette - Face To Face  (Blue Note BLP 4068)

Fred Jackson (tenor saxophone) "Baby Face" Willette (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 30, 1961
tk.7Face To Face
tk.11Something Strange
tk.17Whatever Lola Wants
tk.18Goin' Down
tk.19Swingin' At Sugar Ray's
tk.24High 'N' Low
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84068, 7243 8 59382 2.

Baby Face Willette - Face To Face  (Blue Note 7243 8 59382 2)

Fred Jackson (tenor saxophone) "Baby Face" Willette (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 30, 1961
tk.8Face To Face (alt. take)
tk.12Something Strange (alt. take)
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 4068 + 2 bonus tracks.

Jack McDuff - The Honeydripper  (Prestige PRLP 7199)

Jimmy Forrest (tenor saxophone) Jack McDuff (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 3, 1961
2859Blues And Tonic
2860Whap!
2861The Honeydripper
2862I Want A Little Girl
2863Mr. Lucky
2864Dink's Blues
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 222, OJCCD 222-2.

Stanley Turrentine - Up At Minton's, Vol. 2  (Blue Note BLP 4070)

Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) Grant Green (guitar) George Tucker (bass) Al Harewood (drums)
"Minton's Playhouse", NYC, 2nd set, February 23, 1961
tk.4Love For Sale
tk.6Come Rain Or Come Shine
same personnel
"Minton's Playhouse", NYC, 3rd set, February 23, 1961
tk.10Later At Minton's
same personnel
"Minton's Playhouse", NYC, 4th set, February 23, 1961
tk.15Summertime
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84070.

Stanley Turrentine - Up At Minton's, Vol. 1  (Blue Note BLP 4069)

Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) Grant Green (guitar) George Tucker (bass) Al Harewood (drums): same personnel
"Minton's Playhouse", NYC, 2nd set, February 23, 1961
tk.7But Not For Me
same personnel
"Minton's Playhouse", NYC, 3rd set, February 23, 1961
tk.8Stanley's Time
tk.9Broadway
tk.11Yesterdays
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84069.

Dave Bailey Quintet - Reaching Out  (Jazztime JT 003)

Frank Haynes (tenor saxophone) Billy Gardner (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Tucker (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, March 15, 1961
Reaching Out
Our Miss Brooks
A Flick Of A Trick
One For Elena
Baby, You Should Know It
Falling In Love With Love
** also issued on Muse MR 5014 entitled "Grant Green - Green Blues". Black Lion (G) BLCD 760129 entitled "Grant Green - Reaching Out". Jazztime (J) PA-3078.

Grant Green - Reaching Out  (Black Lion (G) BLCD 760129)

Frank Haynes (tenor saxophone) Billy Gardner (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Tucker (bass) Dave Bailey (drums): same session
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, March 15, 1961
Reaching Out (alt. take)
Our Miss Brooks (alt. take)
One For Elena (alt. take)
** reissue of Jazztime JT 003 entitled "Dave Bailey Quintet - Reaching Out" + 3 bonus tracks.

Hank Mobley - Workout  (Blue Note BLP 4080)

Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 26, 1961
tk.3Smokin'
tk.4Uh Huh
tk.8The Best Things In Life Are Free
tk.11Workout
tk.15Greasin' Easy
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84080, CDP 7 84080 2.

Grant Green - Green Street  (Blue Note BLP 4071)

Grant Green (guitar) Ben Tucker (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 1, 1961
tk.2Green With Envy
tk.7Grant's Dimensions
tk.10Alone Together
tk.16'Round Midnight
tk.24Number One Green Street
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84071, B1-32088, 7243 8 32088 2.

Grant Green - Green Street  (Blue Note 7243 8 32088 2)

Grant Green (guitar) Ben Tucker (bass) Dave Bailey (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 1, 1961
tk.3Green With Envy (alt. take)
tk.9Alone Together (alt. take)
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 4071 + 2 bonus tracks.

Baby Face Willette - Stop And Listen  (Blue Note BLP 4084)

"Baby Face" Willette (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 22, 1961
tk.4Jumpin' Jupiter
tk.7Work Song
tk.8Stop And Listen
tk.11Chances Are Few
tk.12Soul Walk
tk.15At Last
tk.18Willow Weep For Me
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84084, B1-28998, 7243 8 28998 2.

Baby Face Willette - Stop And Listen  (Blue Note 7243 8 28998 2)

"Baby Face" Willette (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 22, 1961
tk.16They Can't Take That Away From Me
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 4084 + 1 bonus track.

Grant Green - Sunday Mornin'  (Blue Note BLP 4099)

Kenny Drew (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Tucker (bass) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 4, 1961
tk.3Come Sunrise
tk.11Freedom March
tk.17Sunday Morning
tk.19Exodus
tk.23God Bless The Child
tk.26So What
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84099, 7243 8 52434 2.

Grant Green - Sunday Mornin'  (Blue Note 7243 8 52434 2)

Kenny Drew (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Tucker (bass) Ben Dixon (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 4, 1961
tk.21Tracin' Tracy
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 4099 + 1 bonus track.

Horace Parlan - Up And Down  (Blue Note BLP 4082)

Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) Grant Green (guitar) George Tucker (bass) Al Harewood (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 18, 1961
tk.4Light Blue
tk.8Up And Down
tk.10The Book's Beat
tk.15Fugee
tk.16Lonely One
tk.18The Other Part Of Town
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84082.
** part of Mosaic MQ8-197, MD5-197.

The Complete Blue Note Horace Parlan Sessions  (Mosaic MQ8-197)

Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) Grant Green (guitar) George Tucker (bass) Al Harewood (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 18, 1961
tk.14Fugee (alt. take)
** also issued on Mosaic MD5-197.
** same contents as Blue Note BLP 4028 + BLP 4037 + BLP 4043 + BLP 4062 + BLP 4074 + BLP 4082 + BST 84134 + 5 bonus tracks.

Brother Jack McDuff - Steppin' Out  (Prestige PR 7666)

Harold Vick (tenor saxophone) Jack McDuff (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Joe Dukes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 14, 1961
3139Godiva Brown

Jack McDuff - Goodnight, It's Time To Go  (Prestige PRLP 7220)

Harold Vick (tenor saxophone) Jack McDuff (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Joe Dukes (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 14, 1961
3141Sanctified Waltz
3142Goodnight, It's Time To Go
3143McDuff Speaking
3144I'll Be Seeing You
3145A Smooth One

Grant Green - Grantstand  (Blue Note BLP 4086)

Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute) Jack McDuff (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Al Harewood (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 1, 1961
tk.8Blues In Maude's Flat
tk.11My Funny Valentine
tk.12Grantstand
tk.15Old Folks
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84086, CDP 7 46430 2.

Grant Green - Grantstand  (Blue Note CDP 7 46430 2)

Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute) Jack McDuff (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Al Harewood (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 1, 1961
tk.3Green's Greenery
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 4086 + 1 bonus track.

Grant Green - Remembering  (Blue Note (J) GXF-3071)

Grant Green (guitar) Wilbur Ware (bass) Al Harewood (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 29, 1961
tk.5I'll Remember April
tk.6You And The Night And The Music
tk.9All The Things You Are
tk.14If Had You
tk.15I Remember You
tk.18Love Walked In
** also issued on Blue Note (J) GXK-8167.

Grant Green - Standards  (Blue Note 7243 8 21284 2)

Grant Green (guitar) Wilbur Ware (bass) Al Harewood (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 29, 1961
tk.13If Had You (alt. take)
tk.17You Stepped Out Of A Dream

Stanley Turrentine - Z.T.'s Blues  (Blue Note BST 84424)

Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 13, 1961
tk.1For Heaven's Sake
tk.4The Lamp Is Low
tk.6More Than You Know
tk.7I Wish I Knew
tk.10Z.T.'s Blues
tk.13Be My Love
tk.15The Way You Look Tonight
** also issued on Blue Note CDP 7 84424 2.

Lou Donaldson - A Man With A Horn  (Blue Note 7243 5 21436 2)

Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Jack McDuff (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Joe Dukes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 25, 1961
tk.2Please
tk.11Prisoner Of Love
tk.12The Man With A Horn
tk.20Stardust
tk.21Misty
Irvin Stokes (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) "Big" John Patton (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 7, 1963
tk.3It's Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White
tk.9Soul Meetin'
tk.10Hippity Hop
tk.20My Melancholy Baby

Sonny Red - The Mode  (Jazzland JLP 59)

Sonny Red (alto saxophone) Barry Harris (piano) Grant Green (guitar) George Tucker (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, December 14, 1961
Moon River
Super-20
The Mode
** also issued on Jazzland JLP 959.
** part of Milestone MCD 47086-2.

Sonny Red - Images  (Jazzland JLP 74)

Sonny Red (alto saxophone) Barry Harris (piano) Grant Green (guitar) George Tucker (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums): same session
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, December 14, 1961
Blue Sonny
The Rhythm Thing
Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered
** also issued on Jazzland JLP 974; Original Jazz Classics OJC 148.
** part of Milestone MCD 47086-2.

Ike Quebec - Blue And Sentimental  (Blue Note BLP 4098)

Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone, piano) Grant Green (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 16, 1961
tk.3Like
tk.4Don't Take Your Love From Me
tk.15Minor Impulse
tk.17Blues For Charlie
tk.28Blue And Sentimental
Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Sonny Clark (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 23, 1961
tk.24Count Every Star
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84098, CDP 7 84098 2.

Ike Quebec - Blue And Sentimental  (Blue Note CDP 7 84098 2)

Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone, piano) Grant Green (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 16, 1961
tk.22That Old Magic
tk.26It's All Right With Me
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 4098 + 2 bonus tracks.

Grant Green - Gooden's Corner  (Blue Note (J) GXF-3058)

Sonny Clark (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 23, 1961
tk.3Moon River
tk.8On Green Dolphin Street
tk.17What Is This Thing Called Love
tk.25Shadrack
tk.26Gooden's Corner
tk.27Two For One
** also issued on Blue Note (J) GXK-8168.
** part of Mosaic MR5-133, MD4-133.

1962

The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Grant Green With Sonny Clark  (Mosaic MR5-133)

Sonny Clark (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 13, 1962
tk.4Airegin (alt. take)
tk.7Nancy
Louis Hayes (drums) replaces Blakey
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 31, 1962
tk.8Oleo (alt. take)
add Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 1, 1962
tk.24Born To Be Blue (alt. take)
tk.29Cool Blues
tk.31Outer Space
Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Sonny Clark (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Willie Bobo (drums) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 7, 1962
tk.5Grenada
tk.12Hey There
** also issued on Mosaic MD4-133.
** same contents as Blue Note BST 84432 + LT-1032 + (J) GXF-3058 + (J) GXF-3065 + 8 bonus tracks.

Grant Green - Nigeria  (Blue Note LT-1032)

Sonny Clark (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 13, 1962
tk.5Airegin
tk.8I Concentrate On You
tk.12The Things We Did Last Summer
tk.21The Song Is You
tk.24It Ain't Necessarily So
** part of Mosaic MR5-133, MD4-133.

Grant Green - Oleo  (Blue Note (J) GXF-3065)

Sonny Clark (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 31, 1962
tk.4My Favorite Things
tk.5Hip Funk
tk.6Oleo
tk.11Little Girl Blue
tk.15Tune Up
** also issued on Blue Note (J) GXK-8169.
** part of Mosaic MR5-133, MD4-133.

Joe Carroll - Man With A Happy Sound  (Charlie Parker PLP 802)

Connie Lester (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Specs Williams (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Lee Ausley (drums) Joe Carroll (vocals)
NYC, February 12, 1962
Get Your Kicks On Route 66
Oh, Lady Be Good
Don't Mess Around With My Love
Wha Wha Blues
Oo-Shoo-Be-Doo-Be
Honeysuckle Rose
I Got Rhythm
Bluest Blues
Have You Got A Penny Benny
New School Days
On The Sunny Side Of The Street
The Land Of Ooh Bla Dee

Grant Green - Born To Be Blue  (Blue Note BST 84432)

Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Sonny Clark (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 1, 1962
tk.4Someday My Prince Will Come
tk.11If I Should Lose You
tk.15My One And Only Love
tk.20Back In Your Own Backyard
tk.23Born To Be Blue
** also issued on Blue Note CDP 7 84432 2.
** part of Mosaic MR5-133, MD4-133.

Dodo Greene - My Hour Of Need  (Blue Note BLP 9001)

Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Sir Charles Thompson (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Al Harewood (drums) Dodo Greene (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 2, 1962
tk.5Little Things Mean A Lot
tk.14Down By The Riverside
tk.18Trouble In Mind
tk.19Let There Be Love
Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Sir Charles Thompson (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Herbie Lewis (bass) Billy Higgins (drums) Dodo Greene (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 17, 1962
tk.5I Won't Cry Anymore
tk.7Lonesome Road
tk.14There Must Be A Way
tk.20You Are My Sunshine
tk.30My Hour Of Need
tk.32I'll Never Stop Loving You
** also issued on Blue Note BST 89001, 7243 8 52442 2.

Dodo Greene - My Hour Of Need  (Blue Note 7243 8 52442 2)

Eddie Chamblee, Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Edwin Swanston (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Jual Curtis (drums) unknown, Dionne Warwick (tambourine) Dodo Greene (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 24, 1962
tk.6You Don't Know Me
tk.26Not One Tear
tk.28I Hear
tk.38Time After Time
Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) John Acea (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Jual Curtis (drums) Dodo Greene (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 2, 1962
tk.8Everybody's Happy But Me
tk.11Jazz In My Soul
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 9001 + 6 bonus tracks.

Grant Green - The Latin Bit  (Blue Note BLP 4111)

John Acea (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Willie Bobo (drums) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas) Garvin Masseaux (chekere)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 26, 1962
tk.2Mambo Inn
tk.4My Little Suede Shoes
tk.7Brazil
tk.11Besame Mucho
tk.15Tico Tico
tk.16Mama Inez
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84111, 7243 8 37645 2.

Grant Green - The Latin Bit  (Blue Note 7243 8 37645 2)

John Acea (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Willie Bobo (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 26, 1962
tk.14Blues For Juanita
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 4111 + 3 bonus tracks.

Don Wilkerson - Elder Don  (Blue Note BLP 4121)

Don Wilkerson (tenor saxophone) John Acea (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Willie Bobo (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 3, 1962
tk.5Drawin' A Tip
tk.6Senorita Eula
tk.9Poor Butterfly
tk.13Scrappy
tk.15San Antonio Rose
tk.22Lone Star Shuffle
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84121.

Lou Donaldson - The Natural Soul  (Blue Note BLP 4108)

Tommy Turrentine (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) "Big" John Patton (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 9, 1962
tk.4Spaceman Twist
tk.13That's All
tk.15Funky Mama
tk.19Love Walked In
tk.20Sow Belly Blues
tk.23Nice 'N' Greasy
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84108, CDP 7 84108 2.

Lou Donaldson - The Natural Soul  (Blue Note CDP 7 84108 2)

Tommy Turrentine (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) "Big" John Patton (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 9, 1962
tk.8People Will Say We're In Love
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 4108 + 1 bonus track.

Don Wilkerson - Preach Brother!  (Blue Note BLP 4107)

Don Wilkerson (tenor saxophone, tambourine) Sonny Clark (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Butch Warren (bass) Billy Higgins (drums) Jual Curtis (tambourine -5,6)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 18, 1962
1. tk.3Jeanie-Weenie
2. tk.4Pigeon Peas
3. tk.6Eldorado Shuffle
4. tk.8Homesick Blues
5. tk.9Camp Meetin'
6. tk.13Dem Tambourines
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84107.

Various Artists - The Lost Sessions  (Blue Note 7243 5 21484 2)

Fred Jackson (tenor saxophone, cowbells) "Big" John Patton (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Herbie Lewis (bass) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 21, 1962
tk.14Cowbell Boogie

Grant Green - Goin' West  (Blue Note BST 84310)

Herbie Hancock (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Reggie Workman (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 30, 1962
tk.4Wagon Wheels
tk.9Thumbing Tumbleweeds
tk.6Red River Valley
tk.13On Top Of Old Smokey
tk.20I Can't Stop Loving You

Grant Green - Feelin' The Spirit  (Blue Note BLP 4132)

Herbie Hancock (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Butch Warren (bass) Billy Higgins (drums) Garvin Masseaux (tambourine -1/3,5)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 21, 1962
1. tk.2Go Down Moses
2. tk.3Just A Closer Walk With Thee
3. tk.5Joshua Fit The Battle Of Jericho
4. tk.6Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child
5. tk.7Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84132, CDP 7 46822 2.

Grant Green - Feelin' The Spirit  (Blue Note CDP 7 46822 2)

Herbie Hancock (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Butch Warren (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 21, 1962
tk.8Deep River
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 4132 + 1 bonus track.

1963

Lou Donaldson - Good Gracious!  (Blue Note BLP 4125)

Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) "Big" John Patton (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 24, 1963
tk.2The Holy Ghost
tk.4Good Gracious
tk.5Caracas
tk.10Cherry
tk.15Bad John
tk.16Don't Worry 'Bout Me
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84125, B1-54325.

Jimmy Smith - I'm Movin' On  (Blue Note BLP 4255)

Jimmy Smith (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Donald Bailey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 31, 1963
tk.2Hotel Happiness
tk.11Cherry
tk.13'T Ain't No Use
tk.15I'm Movin' On
tk.16Back Talk
tk.20What Kind Of Fool Am I
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84255.

Jimmy Smith - Special Guests  (Blue Note (J) BNJ-50101)

Jimmy Smith (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Donald Bailey (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 31, 1963
tk.7Organic Greenery (Blues For Little Jim)
tk.17Day In, Day Out

Booker Ervin - Back From The Gig  (Blue Note BN-LA488-H2)

Johnny Coles (trumpet) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Butch Warren (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 15, 1963
tk.6Happy Frame Of Mind
tk.7A Tune For Richard
tk.10Home Is Africa
tk.15Dexi
tk.18Back From The Gig

Grant Green - Blues For Lou  (Blue Note 7243 5 21438 2)

"Big" John Patton (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 20, 1963
tk.6Look At The Girl
tk.10Personality
tk.11The Surrey With The Fringe On Top
tk.15This Little Girl Of Mine
tk.24Have You Ever Had The Blues
tk.28Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying
tk.31Big John
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 7, 1963
tk.26Blues For Lou

Herbie Hancock - My Point Of View  (Blue Note BLP 4126)

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Grachan Moncur III (trombone -2) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Herbie Hancock (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Chuck Israels (bass) Anthony Williams (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 19, 1963
1. tk.10Blind Man, Blind Man
2. tk.20And What If I Don't Know
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84126, CDP 7 84126 2.

Herbie Hancock - The Complete Blue Note Sixties Sessions  (Blue Note 7243 4 95569 2)

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Herbie Hancock (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Chuck Israels (bass) Anthony Williams (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 19, 1963
tk.11Blind Man, Blind Man (alt. take)

"Big" John Patton - Along Came John  (Blue Note BLP 4130)

Fred Jackson, Harold Vick (tenor saxophone) "Big" John Patton (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 5, 1963
tk.2The Silver Meter
tk.3Spiffy Diffy
tk.12Gee Gee
tk.14Along Came John
tk.20Pig Foots
tk.21I'll Never Be Free
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84130.

Grant Green - Am I Blue  (Blue Note BLP 4139)

Johnny Coles (trumpet) Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone) "Big" John Patton (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 16, 1963
tk.3Am I Blue
tk.5Take These Chains From My Heart
tk.10Sweet Slumber
tk.23I Wanna Be Loved
tk.25For All We Know
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84139, (J) DY-5801-01.

Gloria Coleman/Pola Roberts - Soul Sisters  (Impulse! A 47)

Leo Wright (alto saxophone) Gloria Coleman (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Pola Roberts (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 21, 1963
Que Baby
Sadie Green
Hey Sonny Red
Melba's Minor
Funky Bob
My Ladies' Waltz
** also issued on Impulse! B0001434-02.

Harold Vick - Steppin' Out!  (Blue Note BLP 4138)

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Harold Vick (tenor saxophone) "Big" John Patton (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 27, 1963
tk.5Trimmed In Blue
tk.7Vicksville
tk.12Steppin' Out
tk.14Our Miss Brooks
tk.16Dotty's Dream
tk.17Laura
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84138.

Harold Vick - Our Miss Brooks / Vicksville  (Blue Note 45-1897)

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Harold Vick (tenor saxophone) "Big" John Patton (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 27, 1963
tk.15Our Miss Brooks (short version)

"Big" John Patton - Blue John (also released)  (Blue Note BST 84143)

Tommy Turrentine (trumpet -2) George Braith (soprano saxophone, stritch) "Big" John Patton (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 11, 1963
1. tk.3Blue John
2. tk.14Nicety
George Braith (soprano saxophone) "Big" John Patton (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 2, 1963
tk.16Hot Sauce
tk.20Bermuda Clay House
tk.34Dem Dirty Blues
tk.36Country Girl
** also issued on Blue Note CDP 7 84143 2 entitled "Blue John".

Don Wilkerson - Shoutin'  (Blue Note BLP 4145)

Don Wilkerson (tenor saxophone) "Big" John Patton (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 29, 1963
tk.4Sweet Cake
tk.8Cookin' With Clarence
tk.12Movin' Out
tk.13Happy Johnny
tk.17Easy Living
tk.21Blues For J
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84145.

George Braith - Two Souls In One  (Blue Note BLP 4148)

George Braith (soprano saxophone, stritch) Billy Gardner (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Donald Bailey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 4, 1963
tk.8Mary Had A Little Lamb
tk.17Poinciana
tk.26Mary Ann
tk.27Home Street
tk.33Braith-A-Way
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84148.

Mary Lou Williams - Black Christ Of The Andes  (Saba/MPS (G) 15062)

Budd Johnson (bass clarinet, tenor saxophone) Mary Lou Williams (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Larry Gales (bass) Percy Brice (drums) Jimmy Mitchell (vocals) George Gordon Singers, Melba Liston (arranger, conductor)
NYC, October 9, 1963
Anima Christ
Praise The Lord
** also issued on MPS/BASF (G) CRM 611, 21 20611-4.

Grant Green - Idle Moments  (Blue Note BLP 4154)

Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone) Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone) Duke Pearson (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Al Harewood (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 4, 1963
tk.14Idle Moments
tk.28Nomad
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 15, 1963
tk.36Django
tk.39Jean De Fleur
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84154, CDP 7 84154 2, B1-ST 84154.

Grant Green - Idle Moments  (Blue Note CDP 7 84154 2)

Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone) Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone) Duke Pearson (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Al Harewood (drums): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 4, 1963
tk.11Jean De Fleur (alt. take)
tk.32Django (alt. take)
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 4154 + 2 bonus tracks.

George Braith - Soul Stream  (Blue Note BLP 4161)

George Braith (tenor,soprano saxophone, stritch) Billy Gardner (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Hugh Walker (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 16, 1963
tk.10The Man I Love
tk.15Boop Bop Bing Bash
tk.19Billy Told
tk.23Outside Around The Corner
tk.26Soul Stream
tk.39Jo Anne
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84161.

Bobby Hutcherson - The Kicker  (Blue Note 7243 5 21437 2)

Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone) Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone) Duke Pearson (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Al Harewood (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 29, 1963
tk.8The Kicker
tk.11Beduin
tk.24Step Lightly

1964

Lee Morgan - Search For The New Land  (Blue Note BLP 4169)

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone) Herbie Hancock (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Reggie Workman (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 15, 1964
1304 tk.3Mr. Kenyatta
1305 tk.5Search For The New Land
1306 tk.10The Joker
1307 tk.14Morgan The Pirate
1308 tk.16Melancholee
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84169, CDP 7 84169 2.

George Braith - Extension  (Blue Note BLP 4171)

George Braith (tenor,soprano,alto saxophone) Billy Gardner (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Clarence Johnston (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 27, 1964
1325 tk.5Nut City
1326 tk.10Sweetville
1327 tk.14Ethln's Love
1328 tk.15Out Here
1329 tk.31Extension
1330 tk.33Ev'rytime We Say Goodbye
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84171.

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.

Grant Green - Solid  (Blue Note LT-990)

James Spaulding (alto saxophone) Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone) 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.

"Big" John Patton - The Way I Feel  (Blue Note BLP 4174)

Richard Williams (trumpet -1/4) Fred Jackson (tenor,baritone saxophone -1/4) "Big" John Patton (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 19, 1964
1. 1376 tk.9Jerry
2. 1377 tk.17The Rock
3. 1378 tk.20The Way I Feel
4. 1379 tk.22Just 3/4
5. 1380 tk.28Davene
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84174.

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.

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

Sam Rivers (tenor saxophone -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 saxophone) 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 (vibraphone) 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.

Donald Byrd - I'm Tryin' To Get Home  (Blue Note BLP 4188)

Jimmy Owens, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Snooky Young (trumpet) Donald Byrd (trumpet, flugelhorn) Jimmy Cleveland, Henry Cocker, J.J. Johnson, Benny Powell (trombone) Jim Buffington, Bob Northern (French horn) Don Butterfield (tuba) Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Herbie Hancock (piano) Freddie Roach (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Grady Tate (drums) unidentified vocal chorus, Coleridge Perkinson (director, conductor) Duke Pearson (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 17, 1964
1493 tk.3I'm Tryin' To Get Home
1494 tk.5March Children
1495 tk.11Brother Isaac
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84188, CDP 7 84188 2.

1965

Johnny Hodges/Wild Bill Davis - Joe's Blues  (Verve V/V6 8617)

Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Wild Bill Davis (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Grady Tate (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 6, 1965
65VK209Harmony In Harlem
65VK210Warm Valley
65VK211Joe's Blues
65VK214Solitude
Bob Bushnell (electric bass) replaces Cranshaw
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 7, 1965
65VK208I'll Walk Alone
65VK212Somebody Loves Me
65VK213Wild Bill Blues
65VK215Clementine

Grassella Oliphant - The Grass Is Greener  (Atlantic LP 1494)

Clark Terry (trumpet, pocket trumpet, flugelhorn -2/4,6/9) Harold Ousley (tenor saxophone -2/4,6/9) "Big" John Patton (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Major Holley (bass, electric bass -2/4,6/9) Grassella Oliphant (drums)
NYC, March 1, 1965
1. 9968Soul Sister
2. 9969Get Out Of My Life, Woman
3. 9970Later Day
4. 9971Ain't That Peculiar
5. 9972Cantaloupe Woman
6. 9973Valerie
7. 9982The Yodel
8. 9983Peaches Are Better Down The Road
9. 9984Rapid Shave
** also issued on Atlantic SD 1494.

"Big" John Patton - Oh, Baby!  (Blue Note BLP 4192)

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Harold Vick (tenor saxophone) "Big" John Patton (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 8, 1965
1536 tk.7One To Twelve
1537 tk.10Night Flight
1538 tk.21Oh, Baby
1539 tk.27Each Time
1540 tk.29Good Juice
1541 tk.33Fat Judy
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84192.

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

Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone -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 (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.

Grant Green - His Majesty King Funk  (Verve V/V6 8627)

Harold Vick (tenor saxophone) Larry Young (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums) Candido (bongos, congas)
NYC, May 26, 1965
65VK342The Cantaloupe Woman
65VK343That Lucky Old Sun
65VK344Daddy Grapes
65VK345The Selma March
65VK346Willow Weep For Me

Lou Donaldson - Musty Rusty  (Cadet LP 759)

Bill Hardman (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Billy Gardner (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums)
NYC, June 3, 1965
13974The Space Walk
13975Musty Rusty
13976Hippity Hop
13977Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White
13978Hav' Mercy
13979Midnight Sun

Johnny Hodges/Wild Bill Davis - Wings And Things  (Verve V/V6 8630)

Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 26, 1965
65VK416Take The "A" Train
65VK417Imbo
Wild Bill Davis (organ) replaces Jones
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 26 or 27, 1965
65VK419Wings And Things
65VK420Spotted Dog
65VK421Casanova
65VK422Dow De Dow Dow Dow
65VK423Peg O' My Heart

"Big" John Patton - Let 'Em Roll  (Blue Note BLP 4239)

Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone) "Big" John Patton (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Otis Finch (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 11, 1965
1693 tk.2The Shadow Of Your Smile
1694 tk.5The Turnaround
1695 tk.14Latona
1696 tk.21Jakey
1697 tk.25Let 'Em Roll
1698 tk.28One Step Ahead
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84239, CDP 7 89795 2.

1966

George Braith - Laughing Souls  (Prestige PR 7474)

George Braith (tenor,soprano saxophone, C melody saxophone) "Big" John Patton (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Eddie Diehl (rhythm guitar) Victor Sproles (bass) Ben Dixon (drums) Richie "Pablo" Landrum (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 1, 1966
Crenshaw West
Chop Sticks
Coolodge (Collage)
Cantelope Woman
Little Flame
Hot Sauce
With Malice Toward None
Chunky Cheeks
Please Let Me Do It

"Big" John Patton - Got A Good Thing Goin'  (Blue Note BLP 4229)

"Big" John Patton (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Hugh Walker (drums) Richie "Pablo" Landrum (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 29, 1966
1730 tk.7Soul Woman
1731 tk.28Amanda
1732 tk.37The Shake
1733 tk.42Ain't That Peculiar
1734 tk.45The Yodel
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84229.

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Hold On, I'm Coming  (Limelight LM 82038)

Chuck Mangione (trumpet) Garnett Brown (trombone) Melba Liston (trombone, arranger -1/3) Tom McIntosh (trombone, arranger -4/10) Frank Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Malcolm Bass (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Reggie Johnson (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Johnny Rodriguez (congas)
NYC, May 27, 1966
1. 38108She Blew A Good Thing
2. 38109Day Dream
3. 38110Mame
4. 38111Got My Mojo Working
5. 38112Secret Agent Man
6. 38113Monday, Monday
7. 38114I Can't Grow Peaches On A Cherry Tree
8. 38115Walking My Cat Named Dog
9. 38116Hold On, I'm Coming
10. 38117Sakeena
** also issued on Limelight LS 86038, (J) PHCE 6001.

Stanley Turrentine - Rough 'N Tumble  (Blue Note BLP 4240)

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) James Spaulding (alto saxophone) Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) McCoy Tyner (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass, electric bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Duke Pearson (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 1, 1966
1752 tk.2What Could I Do Without You
1754 tk.11The Shake
1755 tk.12Walk On By
1756 tk.15And Satisfy
1757 tk.22Baptismal
1753 tk.23Feeling Good
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84240.

1967

Grant Green - Iron City!  (Cobblestone CST 9002)

"Big" John Patton (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums)
NYC, 1967
Iron City
Samba De Orfeu (Black Orpheus)
Old Man Moses (Let My People Go)
Put On Your High Heel Sneakers (High Heeled Sneakers)
Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child (Motherless Child)
Work Song
** also issued on Muse MR 5120 entitled "Iron City".

1969

Rusty Bryant Returns  (Prestige PR 7626)

Rusty Bryant (alto saxophone) Sonny Phillips (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Bob Bushnell (electric bass) Herbie Lovelle (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 17, 1969
Streak-O-Lean
Night Flight
Zoo Boogaloo
The Cat
Ready Rusty
All Day Long
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 331, OJCCD 331-2.

Charles Kynard - The Soul Brotherhood  (Prestige PR 7630)

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) David Newman (tenor saxophone) Charles Kynard (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (electric bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 10, 1969
The Soul Brotherhood
Big City
Jealjon
Piece O' Pisces
Blue Farouq
** part of Prestige PRCD 24257-2.

Reuben Wilson - Love Bug  (Blue Note BST 84317)

Lee Morgan (trumpet) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Reuben Wilson (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Leo Morris (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 21, 1969
3959 tk.3/4Love Bug
3961 tk.9Back Out
3960 tk.12Stormy
3956 tk.15Hot Rod
3958 tk.16I Say A Little Prayer
3957 tk.17I'm Gonna Make You Love Me
** also issued on Blue Note B1-29905, 7243 8 29905 2.

Don Patterson - Brother-4  (Prestige PR 7738)

Sonny Stitt (tenor saxophone, varitone) Don Patterson (organ) Grant Green as Blue Grant (guitar) Billy James (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 15, 1969
Alexander's Ragtime Band
Creepin' Home
Brothers-4
Walk On By

Don Patterson - Donnybrook  (Prestige PR 7816)

Sonny Stitt (tenor saxophone, varitone) Don Patterson (organ) Grant Green as Blue Grant (guitar) Billy James (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 15, 1969
Good Bait
Starry Night
Donnybrook
St. Thomas
Mud Turtle

Don Patterson - Tune Up!  (Prestige PR 7852)

Sonny Stitt (tenor saxophone, varitone) Don Patterson (organ) Grant Green as Blue Grant (guitar) Billy James (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 15, 1969
Tune Up!

Grant Green - Carryin' On  (Blue Note BST 84327)

Claude Bartee (tenor saxophone) Willie Bivens (vibraphone) Clarence Palmer (electric piano -1/4) Earl Neal Creque (electric piano -5) Grant Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (electric bass) Leo Morris (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 3, 1969
1. 5251 tk.5Hurt So Bad
2. 5246 tk.12I Don't What Nobody To Give Me Nothing
3. 5247 tk.19Ease Back
4. 5248 tk.20Upshot
5. 5249 tk.24Cease The Bombing
** also issued on Blue Note B1-31247.

Various Artists - The Lost Grooves  (Blue Note B1-31883)

Lee Morgan (trumpet) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Reuben Wilson (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (electric bass) Leo Morris (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 31, 1969
(tk.5)Hold On, I'm Comin'
Claude Bartee (tenor saxophone) Bill Bivens (vibraphone) Ronnie Foster (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Idris Muhammad (drums) Joseph Armstrong (congas) Bobby Green (announcer)
"Cliche Lounge", Newark, NJ, August 15, 1970
It's Your Thing
Hey, Western Union Man

1970

Grant Green - Green Is Beautiful  (Blue Note BST 84342)

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Claude Bartee (tenor saxophone) Emmanuel Riggins (organ -1,3/5) Neal Creque (organ -2) Grant Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (electric bass) Idris Muhammad (drums) Candido (congas) Richie "Pablo" Landrum (bongos)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 30, 1970
1. 5886Ain't It Funky Now
2. 5887Windjammer
3. 5888A Day In The Life
4. 5889Dracula
5. 5890I'll Never Fall In Love Again
** also issued on Blue Note B1-28265.

Charles Kynard - Afro-Disiac  (Prestige PR 7796)

Houston Person (tenor saxophone) Charles Kynard (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 6, 1970
Afro-Disiac
Bella Donna
Trippin'
Odds On
Sweetheart
Chanson Du Nuit

Fats Theus - Black Out  (CTI 1005)

Fats Theus (electric tenor saxophone -1,2, tenor saxophone -3/6) Clarence Palmer (organ -1) Hilton Felder (organ -2/6) Grant Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis, Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Idris Muhammad (drums) Eddie Moore (saw -6)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 16 & 22, 1970
1.Black Out
2.Moonlight In Vermont
3.Light Sings
4.Stone Flower
5.Check It Out
6.Bed Of Nails

Grant Green - Alive!  (Blue Note BST 84360)

Claude Bartee (tenor saxophone) Bill Bivens (vibraphone) Ronnie Foster (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Idris Muhammad (drums) Joseph Armstrong (congas) Bobby Green (announcer)
"Cliche Lounge", Newark, NJ, August 15, 1970
6759Let The Music Take Your Mind
6761Sookie Sookie
Neal Creque (organ) replaces Foster
6760Time To Remember
6762Down Here On The Ground
** also issued on Blue Note CDP 7 89793 2, 7243 5 25650 2.

Grant Green - Alive!  (Blue Note 7243 5 25650 2)

Claude Bartee (tenor saxophone) Bill Bivens (vibraphone) Ronnie Foster (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Idris Muhammad (drums) Joseph Armstrong (congas) Bobby Green (announcer)
"Cliche Lounge", Newark, NJ, August 15, 1970
Maiden Voyage
** reissue of Blue Note BST 84360 + 3 bonus tracks.

Houston Person - Person To Person!  (Prestige PR 10003)

Virgil Jones (trumpet) Houston Person (tenor saxophone) Sonny Phillips (organ, electric piano) Grant Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (electric bass) Idris Muhammad (drums) Buddy Caldwell (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 12, 1970
Teardrops
The Son Of My Man
Close To You
Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday
Drown In My Own Tears
Up At Joe's, Down At Jim's

1971 (age 40)

Grant Green - Visions  (Blue Note BST 84373)

Billy Wooten (vibraphone) Emmanuel Riggins (electric piano) Grant Green (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Idris Muhammad (drums) Harold Caldwell (drums, percussion -8) Ray Armando (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 21, 1971
1. 7922 tk.2Cantaloupe Woman
2. 7923 tk.6Never Can Say Goodbye
3. 7924 tk.11Maybe Tomorrow
4. 7925 tk.15Mozart Symphony #40 In G Minor, K550, 1st Movement
5. 7926 tk.22We've Only Just Begun
6. 7927 tk.24Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is
7. 7928 tk.25Love On A Two Way Street
8. 7929 tk.28Blues For Abraham

Grant Green - Shades Of Green  (Blue Note BST 84413)

Billy Wooten (vibraphone) Emmanuel Riggins (electric piano, Clavinet) Grant Green (guitar) Wilton Felder (electric bass) Nesbert "Stix" Hooper (drums) King Errisson (congas) Harold Caldwell (percussion) + overdubs: Joe Newman, Victor Paz, Jimmy Sedlar, Joe Wilder (trumpet) Harry DiVito (trombone) Dick Hickson (bass trombone) Jim Buffington (French horn) Phil Bodner, John Leone, George Marge, Romeo Penque (woodwinds) Wade Marcus (arranger)
United Artists Studios, Hollywood, CA, November 23, 1971;
overdubbed on Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 16 & 17, 1971
8904California Green
8907In The Middle
8900Medley: I Don't Want Nobody To Give Me Nothing / Open Up The Door I'll Get It Myself / Cold Sweat
same personnel
United Artists Studios, Hollywood, CA, November 24, 1971;
overdubbed on Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 16 & 17, 1971
8905If You Really Love Me
8906Cast Your Fate To The Wind
8901Sunrise, Sunset
8902Never My Love
8903Got To Be There

Grant Green - The Final Comedown  (Blue Note BST 84415)

Irving Markowitz, Marvin Stamm (trumpet, flugelhorn) Phil Bodner (flute, piccolo, alto saxophone, oboe) Harold Vick (alto,tenor saxophone) Julian Barber, Harry Zaratzian (viola) Seymour Barab, Charles McCracken (cello) Eugene Bianco (harp) Warren Smith (marimba, tambourine) George Devens (vibraphone, timpani, timbales, percussion) Richard Tee (piano, organ) Cornell Dupree, Grant Green (guitar) Gordon Edwards (electric bass) Grady Tate (drums) Ralph MacDonald (congas, bongos) Wade Marcus (composer, conductor)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, afternoon, December 13, 1971
9061Past, Present And Future
9064Fountain Scene
9065Soul Food-African Shop
9066Slight Fear And Terror
9068Luanna's Theme
omit Smith
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, night, December 13, 1971
9062The Final Comedown
9067Afro Party
9070Traveling To Get To Doc
9071One Second After Death
Burt Collins, Marvin Stamm (trumpet, flugelhorn) Romeo Penque (flute, alto saxophone) Harold Vick (alto,tenor saxophone) Julian Barber, Harry Zaratzian (viola) Seymour Barab, Charles McCracken (cello) Eugene Bianco (harp) Warren Smith (marimba, tambourine) George Devens (vibraphone, timpani, timbales, percussion) Richard Tee (piano, organ) Cornell Dupree, Grant Green (guitar) Gordon Edwards (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums) Ralph MacDonald (congas, bongos) Wade Marcus (composer, conductor)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, afternoon, December 14, 1971
9063Father's Lament
Alan Shulman (cello) replaces McCracken
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, night, December 14, 1971
9069Battle Scene (The Battle)

1972

Grant Green - Live At The Lighthouse  (Blue Note BN-LA037-G2)

Claude Bartee (tenor,soprano saxophone) Gary Coleman (vibraphone) Shelton Laster (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Wilton Felder (electric bass) Greg Williams (drums) Bobbye Porter Hall (percussion) Hank Stewart (announcer)
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, April 21, 1972
Introduction By Hank Stewart
11225Windjammer
11226Betcha By Golly Now
11227Fancy Free
11228Flood In Franklin Park
11229Jan Jan
11230Walk In The Night

1973

Houston Person - The Real Thing  (Eastbound 2EB 9010)

Marcus Belgrave (trumpet -2,5,6) Houston Person (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Watson (organ -1) Sonny Phillips (organ -2,4/6) Jack McDuff (organ -3) Grant Green (lead guitar) Robert Lowe (rhythm guitar -2,5,6) James Jamieson (bass -2,5,6) Hank Brown (drums -1) Idris Muhammad (drums -2/6) Buddy Caldwell (congas, tambourine -2,5)
"Watt's Club", Detroit, MI, March 14 or 15, 1973
1.Since I Fell For You
2.Pain
3.Angel Eyes
4.Easy Walker
5.Could It Be I'm Falling In Love
6.Crazy Legs

Various Artists - Together: The Eastbound Jazz Years  (Beat Goes Public CD BGPD 071)

Houston Person (tenor saxophone) Jack McDuff (organ) Grant Green (lead guitar) Idris Muhammad (drums)
"Watt's Club", Detroit, MI, March 14 or 15, 1973
Lester Leaps In

1976

Grant Green - The Main Attraction  (Kudu KU-29)

Burt Collins, Jon Faddis (trumpet) Sam Burtis (trombone) Hubert Laws (flute) Michael Brecker, Joe Farrell (tenor saxophone) Ronnie Cuber (baritone saxophone) Don Grolnick (electric piano, Clavinet) Grant Green (guitar) Steve Khan (rhythm guitar) Will Lee (electric bass) Andy Newmark (drums) Carlos Charles (congas, percussion) Sue Evans (percussion) David Matthews (arranger, conductor)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC & Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, probably March 14, 15 & 19, 1976
The Main Attraction
Future Feature
Hubert Laws (flute) Michael Brecker (tenor saxophone) Don Grolnick (electric piano) Grant Green (guitar) Steve Khan (rhythm guitar) Will Lee (electric bass) Andy Newmark (drums) Sue Evans (percussion) David Matthews (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, probably March 19, 1976
Creature

1978

Grant Green Easy  (Versatile MSG 6002)

Jon Faddis, Lew Soloff (trumpet, flugelhorn) Janice Robinson, Kiane Zawadi (trombone) Karen Joseph (piccolo, flute, alto flute) Hank Crawford (alto,baritone saxophone) Jorge Dalto (piano, electric piano) Mario E. Sprouse (electric piano -6) Grant Green (guitar) Wayne Morrison (guitar, electric guitar) Buster Williams (bass, electric bass) Dough Wilson (drums) Shanimba (percussion) unidentified strings
NYC, April 17-20, 1978
1.Easy
2.Just The Way You Are
3.Wave
4.Empanada
5.Nighttime In The Switching Yard
6.Three Times A Lady