Grant Green Discography

1959 (age 28)

Sam Lazar Trio

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

Jimmy Forrest Quintet

Jimmy Forrest (tenor saxophone -1/8,10/12) Harold Mabern (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Chicago, IL, December 10, 1959
1.All The Gin Is GoneDelmark DL-404
2. 59505Laura-
3. 59503Myra-
4.Caravan-
5.Sunkenfoal-
6. 59504Dog ItDelmark DL-427
7. 59502These Foolish Things-
8.Sunkenfoal (alt. take)-
9. 59501But Beautiful-
10.All The Gin Is Gone (alt. take)-
11.These Foolish Things (alt. take)Delmark DD-427
12.Jungle Bungleunissued
* Delmark DL-404, DD-404   Jimmy Forrest - All The Gin Is Gone
* Delmark DL-427, DD-427   Jimmy Forrest - Black Forrest

1960

Sam Lazar Quartet

Sam Lazar (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Willie Dixon (bass) Chauncey Williams (drums)
Chicago, IL, June 1, 1960
10214Funky BluesArgo LP 4002
10215Big Willie-
10216Space FlightArgo 5365, LP 4002
10217Dig A Little Deeper-
10218Gigi BluesArgo LP 4002
10219BluesChess (G) 6.24802AG
10220CaramuArgo LP 4002
10221Mad Lad-
10222We Don't Know-
10223Ruby-
10224So FineChess unissued
10225Put In Your Old Grey Bonnet-
10226My BabeArgo LP 4002
10227All Or Nothing At AllChess unissued
* Argo LP 4002   Sam Lazar - Space Flight
* Chess (G) 6.24802AG   Willie Dixon - Blues Roots, Vol. 12
* Argo 5365   Sam Lazar - Space Flight / Dig A Little Deeper

Grant Green Quartet

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 FriendsBlue Note 7243 5 27548 2
tk.4Sonnymoon For Two-
tk.7He's A Real Gone Guy-
A Night In Tunisiarejected
tk.11Seepin'Blue Note 7243 5 27548 2
tk.12Grant's First Stand-
Jordurejected
* Blue Note 7243 5 27548 2   Grant Green - First Session

1961 (age 30)

Lou Donaldson Quartet

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 JumpBlue Note 45-1808, BLP 4066
tk.4Here 'TisBlue Note 45-1807, BLP 4066
tk.12Cool BluesBlue Note BLP 4066
tk.13Walk With Me-
tk.16A Foggy Day-
tk.17Untitled Donaldson Bluesrejected
* Blue Note BLP 4066, BST 84066   Lou Donaldson - Here 'Tis
* Blue Note 45-1808   Lou Donaldson - Watusi Jump, Part 1&2
* Blue Note 45-1807   Lou Donaldson - Here 'Tis, Part 1&2

Grant Green Trio

"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' GreenBlue Note 45-1812, BLP 4064
tk.9Miss Ann's TempoBlue Note 45-1811, BLP 4064
tk.12'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do-
tk.14Baby's Minor LopeBlue Note BLP 4064
tk.18Lullaby Of The Leaves-
tk.21Blues For Willarene-
* Blue Note BLP 4064, BST 84064   Grant Green - Grant's First Stand
* Blue Note 45-1812   Grant Green - A Wee Bit O' Green, Part 1&2
* Blue Note 45-1811   Grant Green - Miss Ann's Tempo / 'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do

"Baby Face" Willette Quartet

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 FaceBlue Note BLP 4068
tk.8Face To Face (alt. take)Blue Note 7243 8 59382 2, (J) TOCJ-5941/44
tk.11Something StrangeBlue Note 45-1815, BLP 4068
tk.12Something Strange (alt. take)Blue Note 7243 8 59382 2, (J) TOCJ-5941/44
tk.17Whatever Lola WantsBlue Note BLP 4068
tk.18Goin' DownBlue Note 45-1816, BLP 4068
tk.19Swingin' At Sugar Ray'sBlue Note 45-1815, BLP 4068
tk.24High 'N' LowBlue Note BLP 4068
* Blue Note BLP 4068, BST 84068, 7243 8 59382 2   Baby Face Willette - Face To Face
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series
* Blue Note 45-1815   "Baby Face" Willette - Swingin' At Sugar Ray's / Something Strange
* Blue Note 45-1816   "Baby Face" Willette - Goin' Down, Part 1&2

Jack McDuff Quartet

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 TonicPrestige PRLP 7199
2860Whap!-
2861The HoneydripperPrestige 45-199, PRLP 7199, PR 7481, PR 24013
2862I Want A Little GirlPrestige PRLP 7199, PR 7596
2863Mr. Lucky-
2864Dink's BluesPrestige PRLP 7199
* Prestige PRLP 7199; Original Jazz Classics OJC 222, OJCCD 222-2   Jack McDuff - The Honeydripper
* Prestige PR 7481   Brother Jack McDuff's Greatest Hits
* Prestige PR 24013   Jack McDuff - Rock Candy
* Prestige PR 7596   Brother Jack McDuff Plays For Beautiful People
* Prestige 45-199   Jack McDuff - The Honeydripper, Part 1&2

Stanley Turrentine Quintet

Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) Grant Green (guitar) George Tucker (bass) Al Harewood (drums)
"Minton's Playhouse", NYC, 1st set, February 23, 1961
tk.1The Serpent's ToothBlue Note unissued
tk.2By Myself-
tk.3Blues-

Stanley Turrentine Quintet

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.4Love For SaleBlue Note BLP 4070
tk.5In Your Own Sweet Wayunissued
tk.6Come Rain Or Come ShineBlue Note BLP 4070
tk.7But Not For MeBlue Note BLP 4069
* Blue Note BLP 4070, BST 84070   Stanley Turrentine - Up At Minton's, Vol. 2
* Blue Note BLP 4069, BST 84069   Stanley Turrentine - Up At Minton's, Vol. 1

Stanley Turrentine Quintet

Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) Grant Green (guitar) George Tucker (bass) Al Harewood (drums): same personnel
"Minton's Playhouse", NYC, 3rd set, February 23, 1961
tk.8Stanley's TimeBlue Note BLP 4069
tk.9Broadway-
tk.10Later At Minton'sBlue Note BLP 4070
tk.11YesterdaysBlue Note BLP 4069
tk.12Squeeze Meunissued
* Blue Note BLP 4069, BST 84069   Stanley Turrentine - Up At Minton's, Vol. 1
* Blue Note BLP 4070, BST 84070   Stanley Turrentine - Up At Minton's, Vol. 2

Stanley Turrentine Quintet

Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) Grant Green (guitar) George Tucker (bass) Al Harewood (drums): same personnel
"Minton's Playhouse", NYC, 4th set, February 23, 1961
tk.13Bluesunissued
tk.14Just In Time-
tk.15SummertimeBlue Note BLP 4070
tk.16This Can't Be Loveunissued
tk.17Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise-
tk.18I'll Remember April-
* Blue Note BLP 4070, BST 84070   Stanley Turrentine - Up At Minton's, Vol. 2

Dave Bailey Quintet

Frank Haynes (tenor saxophone) Billy Gardner (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Tucker (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, March 15, 1961
Reaching OutJazztime JT 003
Our Miss Brooks-
A Flick Of A Trick-
One For Elena-
Baby, You Should Know It-
Falling In Love With Love-
Reaching Out (alt. take)Black Lion (G) BLCD 760129
Our Miss Brooks (alt. take)-
One For Elena (alt. take)-
* Jazztime JT 003, (J) PA-3078   Dave Bailey Quintet - Reaching Out
= Muse MR 5014   Grant Green - Green Blues
= Black Lion (G) BLCD 760129   Grant Green - Reaching Out

Kenny Dorham Sextet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charles Davis (baritone saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Wilbur Ware (bass) Kai ??? (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 19, 1961
tk.9Mason Dixon LineBlue Note rejected
tk.20Blues Lament-
tk.24Cross "D" Tracks-
tk.26Blue Ching-
tk.27Spadesville-
tk.319 1/2 Street-

Hank Mobley Quintet

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'Blue Note BLP 4080
tk.4Uh Huh-
tk.8The Best Things In Life Are Free-
tk.11Workout-
tk.15Greasin' Easy-
* Blue Note BLP 4080, BST 84080, CDP 7 84080 2   Hank Mobley - Workout

Grant Green Trio

Grant Green (guitar) Ben Tucker (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 1, 1961
tk.2Green With EnvyBlue Note BLP 4071
tk.3Green With Envy (alt. take)Blue Note 7243 8 32088 2
tk.7Grant's DimensionsBlue Note BLP 4071
tk.9Alone Together (alt. take)Blue Note 7243 8 32088 2, (J) TOCJ-5941/44
tk.10Alone TogetherBlue Note BLP 4071
tk.16'Round Midnight-
tk.24Number One Green Street-
* Blue Note BLP 4071, BST 84071, B1-32088, 7243 8 32088 2   Grant Green - Green Street
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series

"Baby Face" Willette Trio

"Baby Face" Willette (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 22, 1961
tk.4Jumpin' JupiterBlue Note BLP 4084
tk.7Work Song-
tk.8Stop And Listen-
tk.11Chances Are Few-
tk.12Soul Walk-
tk.15At Last-
tk.16They Can't Take That Away From MeBlue Note 7243 8 28998 2, (J) TOCJ-5941/44
tk.18Willow Weep For MeBlue Note BLP 4084
* Blue Note BLP 4084, BST 84084, B1-28998, 7243 8 28998 2   Baby Face Willette - Stop And Listen
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series

Grant Green Quartet

Kenny Drew (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Tucker (bass) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 4, 1961
tk.3Come SunriseBlue Note BLP 4099
tk.11Freedom March-
tk.17Sunday Morning-
tk.19Exodus-
tk.21Tracin' TracyBlue Note 7243 8 52434 2, (J) TOCJ-5941/44
tk.23God Bless The ChildBlue Note BLP 4099
tk.26So What-
* Blue Note BLP 4099, BST 84099, 7243 8 52434 2   Grant Green - Sunday Mornin'
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series

Horace Parlan Quintet

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 BlueBlue Note BLP 4082
tk.8Up And Down-
tk.10The Book's Beat-
tk.14Fugee (alt. take)Mosaic MQ8-197
tk.15FugeeBlue Note BLP 4082
tk.16Lonely One-
tk.18The Other Part Of Town-
* Blue Note BLP 4082, BST 84082   Horace Parlan - Up And Down
= Mosaic MQ8-197, MD5-197   The Complete Blue Note Horace Parlan Sessions

Jack McDuff Quartet

Harold Vick (tenor saxophone) Jack McDuff (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Joe Dukes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 14, 1961
3139Godiva BrownPrestige PR 7666
3140Our Miss Brooksrejected
3141Sanctified WaltzPrestige 45-211, PRLP 7220, PR 7481
3142Goodnight, It's Time To GoPrestige 45-211, PRLP 7220
3143McDuff SpeakingPrestige PRLP 7220
3144I'll Be Seeing You-
3145A Smooth One-
* Prestige PR 7666   Brother Jack McDuff - Steppin' Out
* Prestige PRLP 7220   Jack McDuff - Goodnight, It's Time To Go
* Prestige PR 7481   Brother Jack McDuff's Greatest Hits
* Prestige 45-211   Jack McDuff - Goodnight, It's Time To Go / Sanctified Waltz

Grant Green Quartet

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.3Green's GreeneryBlue Note CDP 7 46430 2, (J) TOCJ-5941/44
tk.8Blues In Maude's FlatBlue Note BLP 4086
tk.11My Funny Valentine-
tk.12Grantstand-
tk.15Old Folks-
Blue And Greenrejected
* Blue Note BLP 4086, BST 84086, CDP 7 46430 2   Grant Green - Grantstand
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series

Grant Green Quartet

Horace Parlan (piano -1) Grant Green (guitar) Wilbur Ware (bass) Al Harewood (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 29, 1961
1.Love Walked Inrejected
2. tk.5I'll Remember AprilBlue Note (J) GXF-3071
3. tk.6You And The Night And The Music-
4. tk.9All The Things You Are-
5. tk.13If Had You (alt. take)Blue Note 7243 8 21284 2
6. tk.14If Had YouBlue Note (J) GXF-3071
7. tk.15I Remember You-
8. tk.17You Stepped Out Of A DreamBlue Note 7243 8 21284 2
9. tk.18Love Walked InBlue Note (J) GXF-3071
* Blue Note (J) GXF-3071, (J) GXK-8167   Grant Green - Remembering
* Blue Note 7243 8 21284 2   Grant Green - Standards

Stanley Turrentine Quintet

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 SakeBlue Note BST 84424
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-
* Blue Note BST 84424, CDP 7 84424 2   Stanley Turrentine - Z.T.'s Blues

Lou Donaldson Quartet

Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Jack McDuff (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Joe Dukes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 25, 1961
tk.2PleaseBlue Note 7243 5 21436 2
tk.9People Will Say We're In Loverejected
tk.11Prisoner Of LoveBlue Note 7243 5 21436 2
tk.12The Man With A Horn-
Treesrejected
tk.20StardustBlue Note 7243 5 21436 2
tk.21Misty-
* Blue Note 7243 5 21436 2   Lou Donaldson - A Man With A Horn

Grant Green Quartet

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)Blue Note 7243 5 27548 2
tk.7Woody'n You (take 7)-
Lady Bird (incomplete)rejected
* Blue Note 7243 5 27548 2   Grant Green - First Session

Sonny Red Quintet

Sonny Red (alto saxophone) Barry Harris (piano) Grant Green (guitar) George Tucker (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, December 14, 1961
Moon RiverJazzland JLP 59
Super-20-
The Mode-
Blue SonnyJazzland JLP 74
The Rhythm Thing-
Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered-
* Jazzland JLP 59, JLP 959   Sonny Red - The Mode
= Milestone MCD 47086-2   Sonny Red With Blue Mitchell And Grant Green - Red, Blue And Green
* Jazzland JLP 74, JLP 974; Original Jazz Classics OJC 148   Sonny Red - Images
= Milestone MCD 47086-2   Sonny Red With Blue Mitchell And Grant Green - Red, Blue And Green

Ike Quebec Quartet

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.3LikeBlue Note BLP 4098
tk.4Don't Take Your Love From Me-
tk.15Minor Impulse-
tk.17Blues For Charlie-
tk.22That Old MagicBlue Note CDP 7 84098 2
tk.26It's All Right With MeBlue Note CDP 7 84098 2, (J) TOCJ-5941/44
tk.28Blue And SentimentalBlue Note BLP 4098, BST 89904
* Blue Note BLP 4098, BST 84098, CDP 7 84098 2   Ike Quebec - Blue And Sentimental
* Blue Note BST 89904   Various Artists - Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz 1959-1969
= Blue Note BN-LA160-G2   Various Artists - Decades Of Jazz, Vol. 3
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series

Grant Green Quartet + Ike Quebec

Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone -4) Sonny Clark (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 23, 1961
1. tk.3Moon RiverBlue Note (J) GXF-3058
2. tk.8On Green Dolphin Street-
3. tk.17What Is This Thing Called Love-
4. tk.24Count Every StarBlue Note BLP 4098, BST 84432
5. tk.25ShadrackBlue Note (J) GXF-3058
6. tk.26Gooden's Corner-
7. tk.27Two For One-
* Blue Note (J) GXF-3058, (J) GXK-8168   Grant Green - Gooden's Corner
= Mosaic MR5-133, MD4-133   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Grant Green With Sonny Clark
* Blue Note BLP 4098, BST 84098, CDP 7 84098 2   Ike Quebec - Blue And Sentimental
* Blue Note BST 84432, CDP 7 84432 2   Grant Green - Born To Be Blue
= Mosaic MR5-133, MD4-133   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Grant Green With Sonny Clark

1962

Grant Green Quartet

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)Mosaic MR5-133
tk.5AireginBlue Note LT-1032
tk.7NancyMosaic MR5-133
tk.8I Concentrate On YouBlue Note LT-1032
tk.12The Things We Did Last Summer-
tk.21The Song Is You-
tk.24It Ain't Necessarily So-
* Blue Note LT-1032   Grant Green - Nigeria
= Mosaic MR5-133, MD4-133   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Grant Green With Sonny Clark

Grant Green Quartet

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 ThingsBlue Note (J) GXF-3065
tk.5Hip Funk-
tk.6Oleo-
tk.8Oleo (alt. take)Mosaic MR5-133
tk.11Little Girl BlueBlue Note (J) GXF-3065
tk.15Tune Up-
LamentBlue Note rejected
* Blue Note (J) GXF-3065, (J) GXK-8169   Grant Green - Oleo
= Mosaic MR5-133, MD4-133   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Grant Green With Sonny Clark

Joe Carroll

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 66Charlie Parker PLP 802
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-
* Charlie Parker PLP 802   Joe Carroll - Man With A Happy Sound

Grant Green Quintet

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 ComeBlue Note BST 84432
tk.11If I Should Lose You-
tk.15My One And Only Love-
tk.20Back In Your Own Backyard-
tk.23Born To Be Blue-
tk.24Born To Be Blue (alt. take)Blue Note CDP 7 84432 2; Mosaic MR5-133
tk.29Cool Blues-
tk.31Outer Space-
* Blue Note BST 84432, CDP 7 84432 2   Grant Green - Born To Be Blue
= Mosaic MR5-133, MD4-133   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Grant Green With Sonny Clark

Dodo Greene

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 LotBlue Note 45-1859, BLP 9001
tk.14Down By The RiversideBlue Note 45-1861, BLP 9001
tk.18Trouble In MindBlue Note 45-1858, BLP 9001
tk.19Let There Be Love-
* Blue Note BLP 9001, BST 89001, 7243 8 52442 2   Dodo Greene - My Hour Of Need
* Blue Note 45-1859   Dodo Greene - You Are My Sunshine / Little Things Mean A Lot
* Blue Note 45-1861   Dodo Greene - I'll Never Stop Loving You / Down By The Riverside (not released)
* Blue Note 45-1858   Dodo Greene - Trouble In Mind / Let There Be Love (not released)

Dodo Greene

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 AnymoreBlue Note 45-1857, BLP 9001
tk.7Lonesome RoadBlue Note 45-1860, BLP 9001
tk.14There Must Be A Way-
tk.20You Are My SunshineBlue Note 45-1859, BLP 9001
tk.30My Hour Of NeedBlue Note 45-1857, BLP 9001
tk.32I'll Never Stop Loving YouBlue Note 45-1861, BLP 9001
* Blue Note BLP 9001, BST 89001, 7243 8 52442 2   Dodo Greene - My Hour Of Need
* Blue Note 45-1857   Dodo Greene - My Hour Of Need / I Won't Cry Anymore
* Blue Note 45-1860   Dodo Greene - Lonesome Road / There Must Be A Way
* Blue Note 45-1859   Dodo Greene - You Are My Sunshine / Little Things Mean A Lot
* Blue Note 45-1861   Dodo Greene - I'll Never Stop Loving You / Down By The Riverside (not released)

Grant Green Sextet

John Acea (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Willie Bobo (drums) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas -1/4,6,7) Garvin Masseaux (chekere -1/4,6,7)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 26, 1962
1. tk.2Mambo InnBlue Note 45-1870, BLP 4111
2. tk.4My Little Suede ShoesBlue Note BLP 4111
3. tk.7Brazil-
4. tk.11Besame MuchoBlue Note 45-1870, BLP 4111
5. tk.14Blues For JuanitaBlue Note 7243 8 37645 2
6. tk.15Tico TicoBlue Note BLP 4111
7. tk.16Mama Inez-
* Blue Note BLP 4111, BST 84111, 7243 8 37645 2   Grant Green - The Latin Bit
* Blue Note 45-1870   Grant Green - Mambo Inn / Besame Mucho (not released)

Don Wilkerson Quintet

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 TipBlue Note BLP 4121
tk.6Senorita Eula-
tk.9Poor Butterfly-
tk.13Scrappy-
tk.15San Antonio Rose-
tk.17Naughty Neenierejected
tk.22Lone Star ShuffleBlue Note BLP 4121
* Blue Note BLP 4121, BST 84121   Don Wilkerson - Elder Don

Lou Donaldson Quintet

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 TwistBlue Note 45-1895, BLP 4108
tk.8People Will Say We're In LoveBlue Note CDP 7 84108 2
tk.13That's AllBlue Note 45-1869, BLP 4108
tk.15Funky MamaBlue Note 45-1868, BLP 4108
tk.19Love Walked InBlue Note BLP 4108
tk.20Sow Belly Blues-
tk.23Nice 'N' Greasy-
* Blue Note BLP 4108, BST 84108, CDP 7 84108 2   Lou Donaldson - The Natural Soul
* Blue Note 45-1895   Lou Donaldson - Spaceman Twist, Part 1&2
* Blue Note 45-1869   Lou Donaldson - That's All, Part 1&2 (not released)
* Blue Note 45-1868   Lou Donaldson - Funky Mama, Part 1&2

Ike Quebec Quintet

Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Freddie Roach (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Butch Warren (bass) Wilbert Hogan (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 25, 1962
Sonny BoyBlue Note rejected
Take Your Shoes Off-
Cop 'N Blo-
Early Morning Shuffle-
Travelin'-
Born To Be Blue-
Throwing A Brick-

Ike Quebec Quintet

Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Freddie Roach (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Butch Warren (bass) Wilbert Hogan (drums): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 1, 1962
tk.8Take Your Shoes OffBlue Note rejected
tk.13Cop 'N Blo-
tk.20Sonny Boy-
tk.32Throwing A Brick-
tk.40Early Morning Shuffle-
tk.44Travelin'-

Don Wilkerson Sextet

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-WeenieBlue Note 45-1865, BLP 4107
2. tk.4Pigeon PeasBlue Note BLP 4107
3. tk.6Eldorado Shuffle-
4. tk.8Homesick BluesBlue Note 45-1864, BLP 4107
5. tk.9Camp Meetin'-
6. tk.13Dem TambourinesBlue Note 45-1865, BLP 4107, (J) BNJ-71106
* Blue Note BLP 4107, BST 84107   Don Wilkerson - Preach Brother!
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-71106   Various Artists - Soho Blue
* Blue Note 45-1865   Don Wilkerson - Jeanie-Weenie / Dem Tambourines (not released)
* Blue Note 45-1864   Don Wilkerson - Homesick Blues / Camp Meetin'

Fred Jackson Quintet

Fred Jackson (tenor saxophone, cowbell) "Big" John Patton (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Herbie Lewis (bass) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 21, 1962
tk.5'T Ain't No Big Thingrejected
Peace Pipe-
tk.14Cowbell BoogieBlue Note 7243 5 21484 2
Jacksonvillerejected
* Blue Note 7243 5 21484 2   Various Artists - The Lost Sessions

Grant Green Sextet

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.5GrenadaMosaic MR5-133; Blue Note 7243 8 37645 2
tk.12Hey There-
* Mosaic MR5-133, MD4-133   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Grant Green With Sonny Clark
* Blue Note 7243 8 37645 2   Grant Green - The Latin Bit

Dodo Greene

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 MeBlue Note 7243 8 52442 2
Nothing Like True Loverejected
Jazz In My Soul-
tk.26Not One TearBlue Note 7243 8 52442 2
tk.28I Hear-
tk.38Time After Time-
* Blue Note 7243 8 52442 2   Dodo Greene - My Hour Of Need

Gene Harris Trio

Gene Harris (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Al Harewood (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 15, 1962
tk.4Untitled BluesBlue Note rejected
tk.5Untitled Fast Blues-
tk.6Georgia On My Mind-
tk.10Playmates-
tk.11Please Send Me Someone To Love-
tk.15Sack O' Woe-

Dodo Greene

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
A Little Help From Aboverejected
tk.8Everybody's Happy But MeBlue Note 7243 8 52442 2
tk.11Jazz In My Soul-
Go Downrejected
Bye Bye Blackbird-
* Blue Note 7243 8 52442 2   Dodo Greene - My Hour Of Need

Grant Green Quartet

Herbie Hancock (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Reggie Workman (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 30, 1962
tk.4Wagon WheelsBlue Note BST 84310
tk.9Thumbing Tumbleweeds-
tk.6Red River Valley-
tk.13On Top Of Old Smokey-
Home On The Rangerejected
I'm An Old Cowhand-
tk.20I Can't Stop Loving YouBlue Note BST 84310
* Blue Note BST 84310   Grant Green - Goin' West

Grant Green Quintet

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 MosesBlue Note BLP 4132
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-
6. tk.8Deep RiverBlue Note CDP 7 46822 2
* Blue Note BLP 4132, BST 84132, CDP 7 46822 2   Grant Green - Feelin' The Spirit

1963

Lou Donaldson Quartet

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 GhostBlue Note BLP 4125
tk.4Good GraciousBlue Note 45-1896, BLP 4125
tk.5CaracasBlue Note BLP 4125
tk.10Cherry-
tk.15Bad John-
tk.16Don't Worry 'Bout Me-
* Blue Note BLP 4125, BST 84125, B1-54325   Lou Donaldson - Good Gracious!
* Blue Note 45-1896   Lou Donaldson - Good Gracious, Part 1&2 (not released)

Jimmy Smith Trio

Jimmy Smith (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Donald Bailey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 31, 1963
tk.2Hotel HappinessBlue Note BLP 4255
tk.7Organic Greenery (Blues For Little Jim)Blue Note (J) BNJ-50101
tk.11CherryBlue Note BLP 4255
tk.13'T Ain't No Use-
tk.15I'm Movin' On-
tk.16Back Talk-
tk.17Day In, Day OutBlue Note (J) BNJ-50101
tk.20What Kind Of Fool Am IBlue Note BLP 4255
* Blue Note BLP 4255, BST 84255   Jimmy Smith - I'm Movin' On
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-50101   Jimmy Smith - Special Guests

Horace Parlan Sextet

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 MindBlue Note BN-LA488-H2, BST 84134
tk.7A Tune For Richard-
tk.10Home Is Africa-
tk.15Dexi-
tk.18Back From The Gig-
* Blue Note BN-LA488-H2   Booker Ervin - Back From The Gig
* Blue Note BST 84134   Horace Parlan - Happy Frame Of Mind (also released)
= Blue Note CDP 7 84134 2   Horace Parlan - Happy Frame Of Mind
= Mosaic MQ8-197, MD5-197   The Complete Blue Note Horace Parlan Sessions

Grant Green Trio

"Big" John Patton (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 20, 1963
tk.6Look At The GirlBlue Note 7243 5 21438 2
tk.10Personality-
tk.11The Surrey With The Fringe On Top-
tk.15This Little Girl Of Mine-
I'm Just A Lucky So And Sorejected
tk.24Have You Ever Had The BluesBlue Note 7243 5 21438 2
tk.28Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying-
tk.31Big John-
* Blue Note 7243 5 21438 2   Grant Green - Blues For Lou

Herbie Hancock Septet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Grachan Moncur III (trombone -3) 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 ManBlue Note 45-1887, BLP 4126, BST 89907, BN-LA399-H2
2. tk.11Blind Man, Blind Man (alt. take)Blue Note 7243 4 95569 2
3. tk.20And What If I Don't KnowBlue Note BLP 4126, BN-LA399-H2
* Blue Note BLP 4126, BST 84126, CDP 7 84126 2   Herbie Hancock - My Point Of View
* Blue Note BST 89907   The Best Of Herbie Hancock
* Blue Note BN-LA399-H2   Herbie Hancock Best Album
* Blue Note 7243 4 95569 2   Herbie Hancock - The Complete Blue Note Sixties Sessions
* Blue Note 45-1887   Herbie Hancock - Blind Man, Blind Man, Part 1&2

"Big" John Patton Quintet

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 MeterBlue Note 45-1888, BLP 4130
tk.3Spiffy DiffyBlue Note BLP 4130
tk.12Gee Gee-
tk.14Along Came JohnBlue Note 45-1889, BLP 4130
tk.20Pig FootsBlue Note BLP 4130
tk.21I'll Never Be FreeBlue Note 45-1889, BLP 4130
* Blue Note BLP 4130, BST 84130   "Big" John Patton - Along Came John
* Blue Note 45-1888   "Big" John Patton - The Silver Meter, Part 1&2
* Blue Note 45-1889   "Big" John Patton - I'll Never Be Free / Along Came John

Charlie Rouse Quintet

Charlie Rouse (tenor saxophone) Joe Zawinul (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Frankie Dunlop (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 17, 1963
tk.4Clo-EBlue Note rejected
tk.13Little Sherri-
tk.17What Kind Of Fool Am I-
tk.24I Left My Heart In San Francisco-

Grant Green Quintet

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 BlueBlue Note BLP 4139
tk.5Take These Chains From My Heart-
tk.10Sweet Slumber-
Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You (incomplete)rejected
tk.23I Wanna Be LovedBlue Note BLP 4139
tk.25For All We Know-
* Blue Note BLP 4139, BST 84139, (J) DY-5801-01   Grant Green - Am I Blue

Gloria Coleman Quartet Featuring Pola Roberts

Leo Wright (alto saxophone) Gloria Coleman (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Pola Roberts (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 21, 1963
Que BabyImpulse! A 47
Sadie Green-
Hey Sonny Red-
Melba's Minor-
Funky Bob-
My Ladies' Waltz-
* Impulse! A 47, B0001434-02   Gloria Coleman/Pola Roberts - Soul Sisters

Harold Vick Quintet

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 BlueBlue Note BLP 4138
tk.7VicksvilleBlue Note 45-1897, BLP 4138
tk.12Steppin' OutBlue Note BLP 4138
tk.14Our Miss Brooks-
tk.15Our Miss Brooks (short version)Blue Note 45-1897
tk.16Dotty's DreamBlue Note BLP 4138
tk.17Laura-
* Blue Note BLP 4138, BST 84138   Harold Vick - Steppin' Out!
* Blue Note 45-1897   Harold Vick - Our Miss Brooks / Vicksville

Lou Donaldson Quintet

Irvin Stokes (trumpet -1/4,6) Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) "Big" John Patton (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 7, 1963
1. tk.3It's Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom WhiteBlue Note 7243 5 21436 2
2. tk.9Soul Meetin'-
3. tk.10Hippity Hop-
4. tk.20My Melancholy Baby-
5. tk.22When I Fall In Loverejected
6. tk.24People Will Say We're In Love-
* Blue Note 7243 5 21436 2   Lou Donaldson - A Man With A Horn

Grant Green Trio

"Big" John Patton (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 7, 1963
tk.26Blues For LouBlue Note 7243 5 21438 2
* Blue Note 7243 5 21438 2   Grant Green - Blues For Lou

"Big" John Patton Quintet

Tommy Turrentine (trumpet -2/4) George Braith (soprano saxophone, stritch -1/4) "Big" John Patton (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 11, 1963
1. tk.3Blue JohnBlue Note BST 84143
2. tk.14Nicety-
3. tk.15Jean De Fleurrejected
4. tk.27Extension-
5. tk.32I Need You So-
* Blue Note BST 84143   "Big" John Patton - Blue John (also released)
= Blue Note CDP 7 84143 2   "Big" John Patton - Blue John

Don Wilkerson Quartet

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 CakeBlue Note BLP 4145
tk.8Cookin' With Clarence-
tk.12Movin' Out-
tk.13Happy Johnny-
tk.17Easy Living-
tk.21Blues For J-
* Blue Note BLP 4145, BST 84145   Don Wilkerson - Shoutin'

"Big" John Patton Quartet

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 SauceBlue Note BST 84143
tk.20Bermuda Clay House-
tk.26Chunky Slickrejected
tk.29Davene-
tk.34Dem Dirty BluesBlue Note BST 84143
tk.36Country Girl-
tk.45Untitled Patton Tunerejected
tk.62Kinda Slick-
* Blue Note BST 84143   "Big" John Patton - Blue John (also released)
= Blue Note CDP 7 84143 2   "Big" John Patton - Blue John

George Braith Quartet

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 LambBlue Note BLP 4148
tk.17Poinciana-
tk.26Mary Ann-
tk.27Home Street-
tk.33Braith-A-Way-
* Blue Note BLP 4148, BST 84148   George Braith - Two Souls In One

Mary Lou Williams

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 ChristSaba/MPS (G) 15062
Praise The Lord-
* Saba/MPS (G) 15062; MPS/BASF (G) CRM 611, 21 20611-4   Mary Lou Williams - Black Christ Of The Andes

Grant Green Sextet

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.11Jean De Fleur (alt. take)Blue Note CDP 7 84154 2
tk.14Idle MomentsBlue Note BLP 4154
tk.28Nomad-
tk.32Django (alt. take)Blue Note CDP 7 84154 2
* Blue Note BLP 4154, BST 84154, CDP 7 84154 2, B1-ST 84154   Grant Green - Idle Moments

Grant Green Sextet

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 15, 1963
tk.36DjangoBlue Note BLP 4154
tk.39Jean De Fleur-
* Blue Note BLP 4154, BST 84154, CDP 7 84154 2, B1-ST 84154   Grant Green - Idle Moments

George Braith Quartet

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 LoveBlue Note BLP 4161
tk.15Boop Bop Bing Bash-
tk.19Billy Told-
tk.23Outside Around The Corner-
tk.26Soul Stream-
tk.39Jo Anne-
* Blue Note BLP 4161, BST 84161   George Braith - Soul Stream

Bobby Hutcherson Sextet

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 KickerBlue Note 7243 5 21437 2
tk.11Beduin-
tk.24Step Lightly-
* Blue Note 7243 5 21437 2   Bobby Hutcherson - The Kicker

1964

Grant Green Sextet

John Gilmore (tenor saxophone) Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone) Duke Pearson (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Butch Warren (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 12, 1964
1299Untitled Grant Green Tune, No. 3Blue Note rejected
1300Minor League-
1301Grant's Tune-
1302Un Poco Loco-
1303Ezz-Thetic-

Lee Morgan Sextet

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. KenyattaBlue Note BLP 4169
1305 tk.5Search For The New Land-
1306 tk.10The Joker-
1307 tk.14Morgan The Pirate-
1308 tk.16Melancholee-
* Blue Note BLP 4169, BST 84169, CDP 7 84169 2   Lee Morgan - Search For The New Land

George Braith Quartet

George Braith (tenor,soprano,alto saxophone) Billy Gardner (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Hugh Walker (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 24, 1964
Nut CityBlue Note rejected
Sweetville-
Ethln's Love-

George Braith Quartet

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 CityBlue Note BLP 4171
1326 tk.10Sweetville-
1327 tk.14Ethln's Love-
1328 tk.15Out Here-
1329 tk.31Extension-
1330 tk.33Ev'rytime We Say Goodbye-
* Blue Note BLP 4171, BST 84171   George Braith - Extension

Grant Green Quartet

McCoy Tyner (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 20, 1964
1355 tk.2MatadorBlue Note (J) GXF-3053
1356 tk.4Green Jeans-
1357 tk.17My Favorite Things-
1358 tk.29Bedouin-
* Blue Note (J) GXF-3053, (J) GXK-8159, CDP 7 84442 2, (J) BRP-8045   Grant Green - Matador

Harold Vick Quintet

Harold Vick (tenor saxophone) George Coleman (tenor,alto saxophone) "Big" John Patton (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 27, 1964
1359Soul CallBlue Note rejected
1360Like Alice-

Grant Green Septet

Duke Pearson (trumpet -5) James Spaulding (alto saxophone -1,2,4/7) Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone -1,2,4/7) McCoy Tyner (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 12, 1964
1. tk.3Grant's TuneBlue Note LT-990
2. tk.14Minor League-
3. tk.25Wives And LoversBlue Note CDP 7 84442 2
4. tk.28The KickerBlue Note LT-990
5.Spanish Dancer (Untitled Pearson Tune)rejected
6. tk.35Ezz-TheticBlue Note LT-990
7. tk.37Solid-
* Blue Note LT-990, B1-33580, 7243 8 33580 2   Grant Green - Solid
* Blue Note CDP 7 84442 2   Grant Green - Matador

"Big" John Patton Quintet

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.9JerryBlue Note BLP 4174
2. 1377 tk.17The Rock-
3. 1378 tk.20The Way I Feel-
4. 1379 tk.22Just 3/4-
5. 1380 tk.28Davene-
* Blue Note BLP 4174, BST 84174   "Big" John Patton - The Way I Feel

Grant Green Trio

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.Blue Note BLP 4183
1430 tk.8People-
1431 tk.12Luny Tune-
1432 tk.14I'm An Old Cowhand-
1433 tk.17You Don't Know What Love Is-
* Blue Note BLP 4183, BST 84183   Grant Green - Talkin' About!

Larry Young Quartet

Sam Rivers (tenor saxophone -1/5) Larry Young (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 12, 1964
1. 1464 tk.3Plaza De TorosBlue Note BLP 4187
2. 1465 tk.5Tyrone-
3. 1466 tk.9Backup-
4. 1467 tk.10Paris Eyes-
5. tk.20Ritha (quartet version)Blue Note 7243 8 21734 2
6. 1468 tk.23RithaBlue Note BLP 4187
* Blue Note BLP 4187, BST 84187, 7243 8 21734 2   Larry Young - Into Somethin'

Grant Green Quartet

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 AfternoonBlue Note BLP 4253
1470 tk.8I Wish You Love-
1471 tk.12Somewhere In The Night-
1472This Is All I Askrejected
1473 tk.26Street Of DreamsBlue Note BLP 4253
* Blue Note BLP 4253, BST 84253   Grant Green - Street Of Dreams

Donald Byrd Septet With Orchestra

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 HomeBlue Note BLP 4188
1494 tk.5March Children-
1495 tk.11Brother IsaacBlue Note 45-1916, BLP 4188
* Blue Note BLP 4188, BST 84188, CDP 7 84188 2   Donald Byrd - I'm Tryin' To Get Home
* Blue Note 45-1916   Donald Byrd - Brother Isaac / I've Longed And Searched For My Mother

1965

Johnny Hodges - Wild Bill Davis Sextet

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 HarlemVerve V/V6 8617
65VK210Warm Valley-
65VK211Joe's Blues-
65VK214Solitude-
* Verve V/V6 8617   Johnny Hodges/Wild Bill Davis - Joe's Blues

Johnny Hodges - Wild Bill Davis Sextet

Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Wild Bill Davis (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Bob Bushnell (electric bass) Grady Tate (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 7, 1965
65VK208I'll Walk AloneVerve V/V6 8617
65VK212Somebody Loves Me-
65VK213Wild Bill Blues-
65VK215Clementine-
* Verve V/V6 8617   Johnny Hodges/Wild Bill Davis - Joe's Blues

Grassella Oliphant Sextet

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 SisterAtlantic LP 1494
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-
* Atlantic LP 1494, SD 1494   Grassella Oliphant - The Grass Is Greener

"Big" John Patton Quintet

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 TwelveBlue Note BLP 4192
1537 tk.10Night Flight-
1538 tk.21Oh, Baby-
1539 tk.27Each Time-
1540 tk.29Good Juice-
1541 tk.33Fat JudyBlue Note 45-1920, BLP 4192
* Blue Note BLP 4192, BST 84192   "Big" John Patton - Oh, Baby!
* Blue Note 45-1920   "Big" John Patton - Fat Judy, Part 1&2

Grant Green Quartet

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)Blue Note 45-1919, BLP 4202
2. 1551 tk.4At Long Last LoveBlue Note BLP 4202
3. 1552 tk.10Speak Low-
4. 1553 tk.11This Could Be The Start Of Something Big-
5. 1554 tk.16I Want To Hold Your HandBlue Note 45-1919, BLP 4202
6. 1555 tk.21Stella By StarlightBlue Note BLP 4202
* Blue Note BLP 4202, BST 84202   Grant Green - I Want To Hold Your Hand
* Blue Note 45-1919   Grant Green - I Want To Hold Your Hand / Corcovado

Grant Green Quintet

Harold Vick (tenor saxophone) Larry Young (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums) Candido (bongos, congas)
NYC, May 26, 1965
65VK342The Cantaloupe WomanVerve VK 10361, V/V6 8627
65VK343That Lucky Old SunVerve V/V6 8627
65VK344Daddy GrapesVerve VK 10361, V/V6 8627
65VK345The Selma MarchVerve V/V6 8627
65VK346Willow Weep For Me-
* Verve V/V6 8627   Grant Green - His Majesty King Funk
* Verve VK 10361   Grant Green - The Cantaloupe Woman / Daddy Grapes

Lou Donaldson Quintet

Bill Hardman (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Billy Gardner (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums)
NYC, June 3, 1965
13974The Space WalkCadet LP 759
13975Musty RustyCadet 5521, LP 759
13976Hippity HopCadet LP 759
13977Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White-
13978Hav' MercyCadet LP 759, 2CA 60007
13979Midnight SunCadet LP 759
* Cadet LP 759   Lou Donaldson - Musty Rusty
* Cadet 2CA 60007   Lou Donaldson - Ha' Mercy
* Cadet 5521   Lou Donaldson - Musty Rusty, Part 1&2

Johnny Hodges Sextet

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" TrainVerve V/V6 8630
65VK417Imbo-
* Verve V/V6 8630   Johnny Hodges/Wild Bill Davis - Wings And Things

Johnny Hodges - Wild Bill Davis Sextet

Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Wild Bill Davis (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 26 or 27, 1965
65VK419Wings And ThingsVerve V/V6 8630
65VK420Spotted Dog-
65VK421Casanova-
65VK422Dow De Dow Dow Dow-
65VK423Peg O' My Heart-
* Verve V/V6 8630   Johnny Hodges/Wild Bill Davis - Wings And Things

Grant Green and others

Grant Green (guitar) and others
NYC, August 5, 1965
65VK427Iron City MarchVerve unissued
65VK428Angel-
65VK429Fat Judy-
65VK430Samba De Orfeu-
65VK431Chim Chim Cheree-

Grant Green and others

Grant Green (guitar) and others: same personnel
NYC, September 1, 1965
65VK458Things Ain't What They Used To BeVerve unissued
65VK459Moon Over All-
65VK460I Can't Stop Loving You-
65VK461High Heel Sneakers-
65VK462Blues Train-
65VK463Sunday, Monday Or Always-
65VK464Fever-
65VK465Dream-
65VK466Uptown-

"Big" John Patton Quartet

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 SmileBlue Note BLP 4239
1694 tk.5The Turnaround-
1695 tk.14Latona-
1696 tk.21Jakey-
1697 tk.25Let 'Em Roll-
1698 tk.28One Step Ahead-
* Blue Note BLP 4239, BST 84239, CDP 7 89795 2   "Big" John Patton - Let 'Em Roll

1966

George Braith Septet

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 WestPrestige PR 7474
Chop Sticks-
Coolodge (Collage)Prestige 45-430, PR 7474
Cantelope Woman-
Little FlamePrestige PR 7474
Hot Sauce-
With Malice Toward None-
Chunky Cheeks-
Please Let Me Do It-
Love Songunissued
* Prestige PR 7474   George Braith - Laughing Souls
* Prestige 45-430   George Braith - Collage / Cantelope Woman

"Big" John Patton Quartet

"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 WomanBlue Note BLP 4229
1731 tk.28AmandaBlue Note 45-1926, BLP 4229
1732 tk.37The ShakeBlue Note BLP 4229
1733 tk.42Ain't That PeculiarBlue Note 45-1926, BLP 4229
1734 tk.45The YodelBlue Note BLP 4229
* Blue Note BLP 4229, BST 84229   "Big" John Patton - Got A Good Thing Goin'
* Blue Note 45-1926   "Big" John Patton - Ain't That Peculiar / Amanda

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

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 ThingLimelight LM 82038, LS 305C
2. 38109Day Dream-
3. 38110Mame-
4. 38111Got My Mojo Working-
5. 38112Secret Agent ManLimelight LM 82038
6. 38113Monday, Monday-
7. 38114I Can't Grow Peaches On A Cherry Tree-
8. 38115Walking My Cat Named DogLimelight LM 82038, LS 305C
9. 38116Hold On, I'm Coming-
10. 38117SakeenaLimelight LM 82038
* Limelight LM 82038, LS 86038, (J) PHCE 6001   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Hold On, I'm Coming
* Limelight LS 305C   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Hold On, I'm Coming

Stanley Turrentine Octet

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 YouBlue Note 45-1933, BLP 4240
1754 tk.11The ShakeBlue Note BLP 4240
1755 tk.12Walk On ByBlue Note 45-1929, BLP 4240
1756 tk.15And Satisfy-
1757 tk.22BaptismalBlue Note BLP 4240
1753 tk.23Feeling GoodBlue Note 45-1933, BLP 4240
* Blue Note BLP 4240, BST 84240   Stanley Turrentine - Rough 'N Tumble
* Blue Note 45-1933   Stanley Turrentine - What Could I Do Without You / Feeling Good
* Blue Note 45-1929   Stanley Turrentine - And Satisfy / Walk On By

1967

Grant Green Trio

"Big" John Patton (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Dixon (drums)
NYC, 1967
Iron CityCobblestone CST 9002
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-
* Cobblestone CST 9002   Grant Green - Iron City!
= Muse MR 5120   Grant Green - Iron City

1969

Rusty Bryant Quintet

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-LeanPrestige PR 7626
Night Flight-
Zoo BoogalooPrestige 45-728, PR 7626
The CatPrestige PR 7626
Ready Rusty-
All Day Long-
* Prestige PR 7626; Original Jazz Classics OJC 331, OJCCD 331-2   Rusty Bryant Returns
* Prestige 45-728   Rusty Bryant - Zoo Boogaloo, Part 1&2

Charles Kynard Sextet

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 BrotherhoodPrestige PR 7630
Big City-
Jealjon-
Piece O' Pisces-
Blue Farouq-
* Prestige PR 7630, PRCD 24257-2   Charles Kynard - The Soul Brotherhood

Reuben Wilson Quintet

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 BugBlue Note BST 84317
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-
* Blue Note BST 84317, B1-29905, 7243 8 29905 2   Reuben Wilson - Love Bug

Don Patterson Quartet

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 BandPrestige PR 7738
Good BaitPrestige PR 7816
Creepin' HomePrestige PR 7738
Brothers-4-
Starry NightPrestige PR 7816
Donnybrook-
St. Thomas-
Mud Turtle-
Tune Up!Prestige PR 7852
Walk On ByPrestige PR 7738
* Prestige PR 7738   Don Patterson - Brother-4
* Prestige PR 7816   Don Patterson - Donnybrook
* Prestige PR 7852   Don Patterson - Tune Up!

Grant Green Sextet

Claude Bartee (tenor saxophone) Willie Bivens (vibraphone) Clarence Palmer (electric piano -1/4,6,7) 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 BadBlue Note BST 84327
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-
6. tk.26 or 27Wichita Linemanunissued
7. 5250 tk.30By The Time I Get To Phoenix-
* Blue Note BST 84327, B1-31247   Grant Green - Carryin' On

Reuben Wilson Septet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Reuben Wilson (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (electric bass) Leo Morris (drums) Joe Sircus (congas -2)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 31, 1969
1. (tk.5)Hold On, I'm Comin'Blue Note B1-31883
2.Ma Cherie Amourrejected
* Blue Note B1-31883   Various Artists - The Lost Grooves

1970

Grant Green Octet

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 NowBlue Note 45-1960, BST 84342
2. 5887WindjammerBlue Note BST 84342
3. 5888A Day In The Life-
4. 5889Dracula-
5. 5890I'll Never Fall In Love Again-
* Blue Note BST 84342, B1-28265   Grant Green - Green Is Beautiful
* Blue Note 45-1960   Grant Green - Ain't It Funky Now, Part 1&2

Charles Kynard Quintet

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-DisiacPrestige PR 7796
Bella Donna-
Trippin'-
Odds On-
Sweetheart-
Chanson Du Nuit-
* Prestige PR 7796   Charles Kynard - Afro-Disiac

Grant Green Quintet

Claude Bartee (tenor saxophone) Emmanuel Riggins (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Herbie Lewis (bass) Idris Muhammad (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 29, 1970
6478I Can't Leave Your Love AloneBlue Note unissued
6479Let Yourself Go-
6480Love On A Two-Way Street-
6481Green Acid-
6482Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head-
6483Something-
6484Let It Rain-

Arthur "Fats" Theus Septet

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 OutCTI 1005
2.Moonlight In Vermont-
3.Light Sings-
4.Stone Flower-
5.Check It Out-
6.Bed Of Nails-
* CTI 1005   Fats Theus - Black Out

Grant Green Sextet

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 MindBlue Note BST 84360
6761Sookie SookieBlue Note 45-1965, BST 84360
It's Your ThingBlue Note B1-31883, 7243 5 25650 2
Hey, Western Union Man-
Maiden VoyageBlue Note 7243 5 25650 2
Neal Creque (organ) replaces Foster
6760Time To RememberBlue Note 45-1965, BST 84360
6762Down Here On The GroundBlue Note BST 84360
* Blue Note BST 84360, CDP 7 89793 2, 7243 5 25650 2   Grant Green - Alive!
* Blue Note B1-31883   Various Artists - The Lost Grooves
* Blue Note 45-1965   Grant Green - Sookie Sookie / Time To Remember

Houston Person Septet

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
TeardropsPrestige PR 10003
The Son Of My ManPrestige 45-740, PR 10003
Close To You-
Yester-Me, Yester-You, YesterdayPrestige PR 10003
Drown In My Own Tears-
Up At Joe's, Down At Jim's-
* Prestige PR 10003   Houston Person - Person To Person!
* Prestige 45-740   Houston Person - The Son Of My Man / Close To You

1971 (age 40)

Grant Green Quintet

Houston Person (tenor saxophone) Clarence Thomas (tenor,soprano saxophone) Ronnie Foster (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Idris Muhammad (drums)
"Club Mozambique", Detroit, MI, 1st set, January 6, 1971
PatchesBlue Note rejected
More Today Than Yesterday-
One Less Bell To Answer-
Bottom Of The Barrel-
Jan Jan-
Make It Easy On Yourself-
FaridBlue Note unissued
One More ChanceBlue Note rejected

Grant Green Quintet

Houston Person (tenor saxophone) Clarence Thomas (tenor,soprano saxophone) Ronnie Foster (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Idris Muhammad (drums): same personnel
"Club Mozambique", Detroit, MI, 2nd set, January 6, 1971
PatchesBlue Note rejected
One Less Bell To Answer-
Bottom Of The BarrelBlue Note unissued
I Am Somebody-
GlendaBlue Note rejected
One More Chance-
Walk On ByBlue Note unissued

Grant Green Quintet

Houston Person (tenor saxophone) Clarence Thomas (tenor,soprano saxophone) Ronnie Foster (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Idris Muhammad (drums): same personnel
"Club Mozambique", Detroit, MI, 3rd set, January 6, 1971
Jan JanBlue Note rejected
More Today Than Yesterday-
One More ChanceBlue Note unissued

Grant Green Quintet

Houston Person (tenor saxophone) Clarence Thomas (tenor,soprano saxophone) Ronnie Foster (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Idris Muhammad (drums): same personnel
"Club Mozambique", Detroit, MI, 1st set, January 7, 1971
One More ChanceBlue Note rejected
Jan Jan-
More Today Than YesterdayBlue Note unissued
FaridBlue Note rejected

Grant Green Quintet

Houston Person (tenor saxophone) Clarence Thomas (tenor,soprano saxophone) Ronnie Foster (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Idris Muhammad (drums): same personnel
"Club Mozambique", Detroit, MI, 2nd set, January 7, 1971
I Am SomebodyBlue Note rejected
Patches-
Bottom Of The Barrel-
Walk On By-
GlendaBlue Note unissued
Make It Easy On Yourself-

Grant Green Quintet

Houston Person (tenor saxophone) Clarence Thomas (tenor,soprano saxophone) Ronnie Foster (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Idris Muhammad (drums): same personnel
"Club Mozambique", Detroit, MI, 3rd set, January 7, 1971
Jan JanBlue Note unissued
Patches-
I Am SomebodyBlue Note rejected
Walk On By-
One More ChanceBlue Note unissued

Grant Green Septet

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 WomanBlue Note BST 84373
2. 7923 tk.6Never Can Say GoodbyeBlue Note 45-1969, BST 84373
3. 7924 tk.11Maybe TomorrowBlue Note BST 84373
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 IsBlue Note 45-1969, BST 84373
7. 7928 tk.25Love On A Two Way StreetBlue Note BST 84373
8. 7929 tk.28Blues For Abraham-
* Blue Note BST 84373   Grant Green - Visions
* Blue Note 45-1969   Grant Green - Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is / Never Can Say Goodbye

Grant Green Septet With Overdubs

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 GreenBlue Note BST 84413
8907In The Middle-
8900Medley: I Don't Want Nobody To Give Me Nothing / Open Up The Door I'll Get It Myself / Cold Sweat-
* Blue Note BST 84413   Grant Green - Shades Of Green

Grant Green Septet With Overdubs

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): 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 MeBlue Note BST 84413
8906Cast Your Fate To The Wind-
8901Sunrise, Sunset-
8902Never My Love-
8903Got To Be There-
* Blue Note BST 84413   Grant Green - Shades Of Green

Grant Green With Orchestra

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 FutureBlue Note BST 84415
9064Fountain Scene-
9065Soul Food-African Shop-
9066Slight Fear And Terror-
9068Luanna's Theme-
* Blue Note BST 84415   Grant Green - The Final Comedown

Grant Green With Orchestra

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) 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): omit Smith
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, night, December 13, 1971
9062The Final ComedownBlue Note BST 84415
9067Afro PartyBlue Note 45-1983, BST 84415
9070Traveling To Get To DocBlue Note BST 84415
9071One Second After Death-
* Blue Note BST 84415   Grant Green - The Final Comedown
* Blue Note 45-1983   Grant Green - Afro Party / Father's Lament

Grant Green With Orchestra

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 LamentBlue Note 45-1983, BST 84415
* Blue Note BST 84415   Grant Green - The Final Comedown
* Blue Note 45-1983   Grant Green - Afro Party / Father's Lament

Grant Green With Orchestra

Burt Collins, Marvin Stamm (trumpet, flugelhorn) Romeo Penque (flute, alto saxophone) Harold Vick (alto,tenor saxophone) Julian Barber, Harry Zaratzian (viola) Seymour Barab, Alan Shulman (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): Alan Shulman (cello) replaces McCracken
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, night, December 14, 1971
9069Battle Scene (The Battle)Blue Note 45-1972, BST 84415
* Blue Note BST 84415   Grant Green - The Final Comedown
* Blue Note 45-1972   Grant Green - The Battle, Part 1&2

1972

Grant Green Septet

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 StewartBlue Note BN-LA037-G2
11225WindjammerBlue Note BN-XW216-W, BN-LA037-G2
11226Betcha By Golly Now-
11227Fancy FreeBlue Note BN-LA037-G2
11228Flood In Franklin Park-
11229Jan Jan-
11230Walk In The Night-
* Blue Note BN-LA037-G2   Grant Green - Live At The Lighthouse
* Blue Note BN-XW216-W   Grant Green - Windjammer / Betcha By Golly Now

1973

Houston Person Band

Marcus Belgrave (trumpet -2,5,6) Houston Person (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Watson (organ -1) Sonny Phillips (organ -2,4/6) Jack McDuff (organ -3,7) Grant Green (lead guitar) Robert Lowe (rhythm guitar -2,5,6) James Jamieson (bass -2,5,6) Hank Brown (drums -1) Idris Muhammad (drums -2/7) Buddy Caldwell (congas, tambourine -2,5)
"Watt's Club", Detroit, MI, March 14 or 15, 1973
1.Since I Fell For YouEastbound 2EB 9010
2.Pain-
3.Angel Eyes-
4.Easy Walker-
5.Could It Be I'm Falling In Love-
6.Crazy Legs-
7.Lester Leaps InBeat Goes Public CD BGPD 071
* Eastbound 2EB 9010   Houston Person - The Real Thing
* Beat Goes Public CD BGPD 071   Various Artists - Together: The Eastbound Jazz Years

1976

Grant Green Sextet With David Matthews Orchestra

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 AttractionKudu KU-29
Future Feature-
* Kudu KU-29   Grant Green - The Main Attraction

Grant Green Octet

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
CreatureKudu KU-29
* Kudu KU-29   Grant Green - The Main Attraction

1978

Grant Green With Strings

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.EasyVersatile MSG 6002
2.Just The Way You Are-
3.Wave-
4.Empanada-
5.Nighttime In The Switching Yard-
6.Three Times A Lady-
* Versatile MSG 6002   Grant Green Easy