Impulse! Records Discography: 1969-1970

1969

Count Basie And His Orchestra

Oscar Brashear, Gene Coe, Sonny Cohn, Harry Edison (trumpet) Al Aarons (trumpet, flugelhorn) Richard Boone, Frank Hooks, Grover Mitchell (trombone) Bill Hughes (bass trombone) Bobby Plater (alto sax, flute) Marshall Royal (alto sax, clarinet) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (tenor sax) Eric Dixon (tenor sax, flute) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Norman Keenan (bass) Harold Jones (drums) Sam Nistico, Chico O'Farrill (arranger)
"Tropicana Hotel", Las Vegas, NV, January 28, 29 & 30, 1969
Down For DoubleDot DLP 25938
Li'l Darlin'-
Broadway-
Jive At Five-
Cherry Point-
Jumpin' At The Woodside-
One O'Clock Jump-
Shiny Stockings-
Blue And Sentimental-
Every Tub-
Corner Pocket-
The Kid From Red Bank-
One O'Clock Jump-
* Dot DLP 25938   Count Basie - Standing Ovation - 3 Eras Of Basie Recorded Live At The Tropicana Hotel, Las Vegas
= Impulse! IA-9351/2   Count Basie - The Dedication Series, Vol. XI - Retrospective Sessions

Pharoah Sanders

Julius Watkins (French horn) James Spaulding (flute) Pharoah Sanders (tenor sax) Lonnie L. Smith Jr. (piano) Richard Davis, Reggie Workman (bass) William Hart (drums) Nathaniel Bettis (percussion) Leon Thomas (vocals, percussion)
RCA Studios, NYC, February 14, 1969
90992The Creator Has A Master Plan, Part 1 & 2Impulse! AS-9181, ASD-9228-3, AS-9229-2
* Impulse! AS-9181, IMPD-153   Pharoah Sanders - Karma
* Impulse! ASD-9228-3   Various Artists - Impulse Energy Essentials
* Impulse! AS-9229-2   The Best Of Pharoah Sanders

Archie Shepp

Jimmy Owens (trumpet) Grachan Moncur III (trombone) James Spaulding (alto sax) Archie Shepp (tenor sax) Charles Davis (baritone sax) Dave Burrell (organ) Wally Richardson (guitar) Bob Bushnell (Fender bass) Pretty Purdie (drums)
RCA Studios, NYC, February 17, 1969
90990Back BackImpulse! AS-9262
Jimmy Owens (trumpet, flugelhorn) Grachan Moncur (trombone) James Spaulding (alto sax) Archie Shepp (tenor sax) Charles Davis (baritone sax) Dave Burrell (organ) Wally Richardson (guitar) Bob Bushnell (Fender bass) Bernard Purdie (drums)
90991AbstractImpulse! AS-9188
* Impulse! AS-9262, (J) MVCZ-124, B0007404-02   Archie Shepp - Kwanza
* Impulse! AS-9188, (J) UCCI-3012   Archie Shepp - For Losers

Pharoah Sanders

Julius Watkins (French horn) Pharoah Sanders (tenor sax) Lonnie L. Smith Jr. (piano) Ron Carter, Reggie Workman (bass) Frederick Waits (drums) Leon Thomas (vocals, percussion)
RCA Studios, NYC, February 19, 1969
90997Light Of Loveunissued
90998ColorsImpulse! AS-9181, AS-9229-2
* Impulse! AS-9181, IMPD-153   Pharoah Sanders - Karma
* Impulse! AS-9229-2   The Best Of Pharoah Sanders

Archie Shepp

Jimmy Owens (trumpet) Grachan Moncur III (trombone) Archie Shepp (tenor sax, vocals) Charles Davis (baritone sax) Dave Burrell (piano) Walter Booker (bass) Beaver Harris (drums)
National Recording Studios, NYC, February 26, 1969
90993New AfricaImpulse! AS-9262, IMPD-272
Jimmy Owens (trumpet) Grachan Moncur III (trombone) Archie Shepp (tenor sax) Charles Davis (baritone sax) Dave Burrell (piano) Walter Booker (bass) Beaver Harris (drums)
90994Quiet Nightsunissued
90995BakaiImpulse! AS-9262, IMPD-272
90996Sunnyunissued
91010Things Ain't What They Used To Be-
* Impulse! AS-9262, (J) MVCZ-124, B0007404-02   Archie Shepp - Kwanza
* Impulse! IMPD-272   Archie Shepp - The Way Ahead

Mel Brown

Mel Brown (guitar, vocals) Abraham Mills (drums) Artie Butler (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, March 3, 1969
90999Indian GiverImpulse! AS-9180
91000Twist And Shout-
91001Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da-
91002Son Of A Preacher ManImpulse! 45-274, AS-9180
91003Set Me Free-
91004Blues For WeImpulse! AS-9180
91005Stranger On The Shore-
91006Freaky Zeke-
91007Blues Pizzicatounissued
91008What A Wonderful World-
91009not used
* Impulse! AS-9180, (J) PROA-56   Mel Brown - Blues For We
* Impulse! 45-274   Mel Brown - Set Me Free / Son Of A Preacher Man

Emil Richards And The Microtonal Blues Band

Emil Richards (vibes, electric vibes, octave marimba, percussion) Dave Mackay (piano, percussion) Ray Neapolitan (bass, Fender bass) Joe Porcaro (drums) Mark Stevens (percussion)
"Donte's", North Hollywood, CA, March 18 & 19, 1969
91011Spirit Of 1976Impulse! AS-9182
91012All Blue-
91013Peek-A-Boo-
91014Jordu-
91015One Tooth Grin-
9101610 To 5-
91017Like Me-
same session
91034Well You Needn'tImpulse! unissued
91035Du-Du-
91036Bliss-
91037Here-
91038Persian Diversion-
91039Now-
91040Untitled-
* Impulse! AS-9182   Emil Richards And The Microtonal Blues Band/Live At Donte's - Spirit Of 1976

Ornette Coleman Quintet

Don Cherry (trumpet, flute) Ornette Coleman (alto sax, violin) Dewey Redman (tenor sax, clarinet) Charlie Haden (bass) Ornette D. Coleman (drums)
"Loeb Student Center", New York University, NYC, March 22, 1969
91059Broken ShadowsImpulse! AS-9187
91060Comme Il Faut-
91061Space Jungle-
91062Song For CheImpulse! AS-9187, ASH-9253-3
91063Trouble In The EastImpulse! AS-9187, ASD-9228-3
* Impulse! AS-9187   Ornette Coleman - Crisis
* Impulse! ASH-9253-3   Various Artists - The Saxophone
* Impulse! ASD-9228-3   Various Artists - Impulse Energy Essentials

Charlie Haden Liberation Music Orchestra

Don Cherry (cornet, Indian wood flute, bamboo flute -3/5) Mike Mantler (trumpet) Roswell Rudd (trombone) Bob Northern (French horn, hand wood blocks, crow call, bells, military whistle) Howard Johnson (tuba) Perry Robinson (clarinet) Dewey Redman (alto, tenor sax) Gato Barbieri (tenor sax, clarinet) Carla Bley (piano, tambourine) Sam Brown (guitar, Tanganyikan guitar, thumb piano -1,3/6) Charlie Haden (bass violin) Paul Motian (percussion)
Judson Hall, NYC, April 27 & 28, 1969
1. 91059The IntroductionImpulse! AS-9183
2. 91060Song Of The United Front-
3. 91061El Quinto Regimiento (The Fifth Regiment)-
4. 91062Los Cuatro Generales (The Four Generals)-
5. 91063Viva La Quince Brigada (Long Live The Fifteenth Brigade)-
6. 91064The Ending To The First Side-
* Impulse! AS-9183, IMPD-188   Charlie Haden - Liberation Music Orchestra

Charlie Haden Liberation Music Orchestra

Don Cherry (cornet, Indian wood flute, bamboo flute -1) Mike Mantler (trumpet) Roswell Rudd (trombone) Bob Northern (French horn, hand wood blocks, crow call, bells, military whistle) Howard Johnson (tuba) Perry Robinson (clarinet) Dewey Redman (alto, tenor sax) Gato Barbieri (tenor sax, clarinet) Carla Bley (piano, tambourine) Sam Brown (guitar, Tanganyikan guitar, thumb piano -1/3) Charlie Haden (bass violin) Paul Motian (percussion) Andrew Cyrille (percussion -4)
Judson Hall, NYC, April 29, 1969
1. 91065Song For CheImpulse! AS-9183
2. 91066War Orphans-
3. 91067The Interlude (Drinking Music)-
4. 91068Circus '68 '69-
5. 91069We Shall Overcome-
* Impulse! AS-9183, IMPD-188   Charlie Haden - Liberation Music Orchestra

Alice Coltrane Trio

Alice Coltrane (piano, harp) Ron Carter (bass) Rashied Ali (drums, percussion)
NYC, May 14, 1969
91018Jaya Jaya RamaImpulse! AS-9185
91019IHS-
91020Via Sivanandagar-
91021Paramahansa Lake-
91022Turiya-
91041Huntington Ashram Monastery-
* Impulse! AS-9185, (J) UCCI-9105   Alice Coltrane - Huntington Ashram Monastery

Ornette Coleman Quartet

Ornette Coleman (alto sax, violin) Dewey Redman (tenor sax) Charlie Haden (bass) Ed Blackwell (drums) with Emanuel Ghent (electronic devices) overdubs: Ornette Coleman (trumpet)
NYC, June 7, 1969
91045Man On The MoonImpulse! 45-275
91046Growing Up-
* Impulse! 45-275   Ornette Coleman - Man On The Moon / Growing Up

Dave Mackay & Vicky Hamilton

Dave Mackay (piano, Fender electric piano, vocals) Vicky Hamilton (vocals) Ira Schulman (tenor sax, flute, piccolo, reed flute) Ray Neapolitan (bass, Fender bass) Joe Porcaro (drums, percussion) Francisco Aguabella (congas, bongos) with Bill Plummer (sitar -5)
Annex Studios, Los Angeles, CA, June 10, 1969
1. 91023NowImpulse! AS-9184
2. 91024Samba For VickyImpulse! 45-276, AS-9184
3. 91025Jersey BounceImpulse! AS-9184
4. 91026Jacque The Junkman-
5. 91027Blues For Hari-
6. 91028Elephant Song-
7. 91029See You LaterImpulse! 45-276, AS-9184
* Impulse! AS-9184; Celeste (J) CMYK-6213   Dave Mackay & Vicky Hamilton
* Impulse! 45-276   Dave MacKay, Victor Hamilton - See You Later / Samba For Vicky

Dave Mackay & Vicky Hamilton

Dave Mackay (piano, Fender electric piano, vocals) Vicky Hamilton (vocals) Ira Schulman (tenor sax, flute, piccolo, reed flute) Ray Neapolitan (bass, Fender bass) Joe Porcaro (drums, percussion) Francisco Aguabella (congas, bongos)
Annex Studios, Los Angeles, CA, June 11, 1969
91030Moon RiderImpulse! AS-9184
91031Like Me-
91032Peek-A-Boounissued
91033HereImpulse! AS-9184
* Impulse! AS-9184; Celeste (J) CMYK-6213   Dave Mackay & Vicky Hamilton

Milt Jackson Quintet Featuring Ray Brown

Teddy Edwards (tenor sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Monty Alexander (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Dick Berk (drums)
"Shelly's Manne-Hole", Hollywood, CA, 1st set, August 1, 1969
91064Just FriendsImpulse! unissued
91065Girl Talk-
91066West Coast Blues-
91067The Lamp Is Low-
91068Bags' Groove

Milt Jackson Quintet Featuring Ray Brown

Teddy Edwards (tenor sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Monty Alexander (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Dick Berk (drums): same personnel
"Shelly's Manne-Hole", Hollywood, CA, 2nd set, August 1, 1969
91069Night Mistunissued
91070Don't Blame Me-
91071Willow Weep For Me-
91072Listen, HearImpulse! AS-9230
91073The Very Thought Of YouImpulse! AS-9230, ASY-9284-3
91074Frankie And JohnnyImpulse! AS-9189, ASH-9282-2
91075That's The Way It IsImpulse! AS-9189
* Impulse! AS-9230   Milt Jackson Quintet Featuring Ray Brown - Just The Way It Had To Be
* Impulse! ASY-9284-3   Various Artists - The Bass
* Impulse! AS-9189   Milt Jackson Quintet Featuring Ray Brown - That's The Way It Is
* Impulse! ASH-9282-2   Milt Jackson - The Impulse Years

Milt Jackson Quintet Featuring Ray Brown

Teddy Edwards (tenor sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Monty Alexander (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Dick Berk (drums): same personnel
"Shelly's Manne-Hole", Hollywood, CA, 3rd set, August 1, 1969
91076L-O-V-Eunissued
91077Stella By Starlight-
91078D & E-
91079Here's That Rainy DayImpulse! AS-9189, ASH-9282-2
91080Blues In The BassmentImpulse! AS-9189
91081Bluesologyunissued
91082If I Were A BellImpulse! AS-9230, ASH-9282-2
91083Who Can I Turn To-
91084Movie Themeunissued
91085SKJImpulse! AS-9230
91086Wheelin' And Dealin'Impulse! AS-9189
91087Someday My Prince Will Comeunissued
91088TenderlyImpulse! AS-9189
91089A Beautiful Friendshipunissued
* Impulse! AS-9189   Milt Jackson Quintet Featuring Ray Brown - That's The Way It Is
* Impulse! ASH-9282-2   Milt Jackson - The Impulse Years
* Impulse! AS-9230   Milt Jackson Quintet Featuring Ray Brown - Just The Way It Had To Be

Milt Jackson Quintet Featuring Ray Brown

Teddy Edwards (tenor sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Monty Alexander (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Dick Berk (drums): same personnel
"Shelly's Manne-Hole", Hollywood, CA, August 2, 1969
Bags' GrooveImpulse! AS-9230, ASH-9282-2
Night Mistunissued
Don't Blame Me-
Frankie And Johnny
Stella By Starlightunissued
Here's That Rainy Day
Bluesologyunissued
* Impulse! AS-9230   Milt Jackson Quintet Featuring Ray Brown - Just The Way It Had To Be
* Impulse! ASH-9282-2   Milt Jackson - The Impulse Years

Albert Ayler Quintet

Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Bobby Few (piano) Bill Folwell (left channel bass, Fender bass) Stafford James (right channel bass) Muhammad Ali (drums) Mary Maria (vocals)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, August 26, 1969
91092Music Is The Healing Force Of The UniverseImpulse! AS-9191
same session
91093A Man Is Like A Tree-
same session
91094Again Comes The Rising Of The SunImpulse! AS-9208, AS-9257-2
Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Bobby Few (piano) Bill Folwell (left channel bass, Fender bass) Stafford James (right channel bass) Muhammad Ali (drums) Albert Ayler (vocals)
91095Desert BloodImpulse! AS-9208
* Impulse! AS-9191, 440 065 383-2   Albert Ayler - Music Is The Healing Force Of The Universe
* Impulse! AS-9208, (J) MVCZ-122   Albert Ayler - The Last Album
* Impulse! AS-9257-2   Albert Ayler - Reevaluations: The Impulse Years

Archie Shepp

Woody Shaw (trumpet) Matthew Gee (trombone) Clarence Sharpe (alto sax) Archie Shepp (tenor, soprano sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Cedar Walton (piano) Wilbur Ware (bass) Joe Chambers (drums) China-Lin Sharpe (vocals)
RCA Studios, NYC, August 26, 1969
91096Un Croque Monsieur (Poem: For Losers)Impulse! AS-9188
Woody Shaw (trumpet) Matthew Gee (trombone) C. Sharpe (alto sax) Archie Shepp (tenor, soprano sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Cedar Walton (piano) Wilbur Ware (bass) Joe Chambers (drums)
91097Slow DragImpulse! AS-9262
Archie Shepp (tenor, soprano sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax, flute) Cedar Walton (piano) Wilbur Ware (bass) Joe Chambers (drums)
91098What Would It Be Without YouImpulse! AS-9188
Clarence Sharpe (alto sax) Archie Shepp (tenor, soprano sax) Cedar Walton (piano) Wilbur Ware (bass) Joe Chambers (drums) China-Lin Sharpe (vocals)
91099I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)-
* Impulse! AS-9188, (J) UCCI-3012   Archie Shepp - For Losers
* Impulse! AS-9262, (J) MVCZ-124, B0007404-02   Archie Shepp - Kwanza

Albert Ayler Quintet

Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Bobby Few (piano) Bill Folwell (left channel bass, Fender bass) Stafford James (right channel bass) Muhammad Ali (drums)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, August 27, 1969
91100Birth Of MirthImpulse! AS-9208
Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Bobby Few (piano) Bill Folwell (left channel bass, Fender bass) Stafford James (right channel bass) Muhammad Ali (drums) Albert Ayler (vocals)
91101Oh! Love Of LifeImpulse! AS-9191, AS-9257-2
Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Bobby Few (piano) Bill Folwell (left channel bass, Fender bass) Stafford James (right channel bass) Muhammad Ali (drums) Mary Maria (vocals)
91102Island HarvestImpulse! AS-9191
Albert Ayler (bagpipes) Bobby Few (piano) Bill Folwell (left channel bass, Fender bass) Stafford James (right channel bass) Muhammad Ali (drums) overdubs: Albert Ayler (bagpipes)
91103Masonic Inborn, Part 1-
Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Bobby Few (piano) Bill Folwell (left channel bass, Fender bass) Stafford James (right channel bass) Muhammad Ali (drums)
91104All LoveImpulse! AS-9208
* Impulse! AS-9208, (J) MVCZ-122   Albert Ayler - The Last Album
* Impulse! AS-9191, 440 065 383-2   Albert Ayler - Music Is The Healing Force Of The Universe
* Impulse! AS-9257-2   Albert Ayler - Reevaluations: The Impulse Years

Albert Ayler Sextet

Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Bobby Few (piano) Bill Folwell (left channel bass, Fender bass) Stafford James (right channel bass) Muhammad Ali (drums): same personnel
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, August 28, 1969
91105Poetic SoulImpulse! unissued
Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Bobby Few (piano) Bill Folwell (left channel bass, Fender bass) Stafford James (right channel bass)
91106Water MusicImpulse! AS-9208, AS-9257-2
Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Bobby Few (piano) Henry Vestine (guitar) Bill Folwell (left channel bass, Fender bass) Stafford James (right channel bass) Muhammad Ali (drums) overdubs: Henry Vestine (guitar)
91107DrudgeryImpulse! AS-9191, AS-9257-2
Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Bobby Few (piano) Henry Vestine (electric guitar) Bill Folwell (left channel bass, Fender bass) Stafford James (right channel bass) Muhammad Ali (drums)
91108ToilingImpulse! AS-9208
Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Bobby Few (piano) Bill Folwell (left channel bass, Fender bass) Stafford James (right channel bass) Muhammad Ali (drums)
91109Joining ForcesImpulse! unissued
* Impulse! AS-9208, (J) MVCZ-122   Albert Ayler - The Last Album
* Impulse! AS-9257-2   Albert Ayler - Reevaluations: The Impulse Years
* Impulse! AS-9191, 440 065 383-2   Albert Ayler - Music Is The Healing Force Of The Universe

Albert Ayler Duo

Albert Ayler (bagpipe chanter) Henry Vestine (electric guitar)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, August 29, 1969
91110Untitled DuetImpulse! AS-9208
* Impulse! AS-9208, (J) MVCZ-122   Albert Ayler - The Last Album

Mel Brown

Matthew Kelly (harmonica) Clifford Coulter (organ, electric piano) Mel Brown (guitar, vocals) Greg Ferber (drums)
Vault Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August, 1969
91047ScorpioImpulse! AS-9186
91048Fuxx Bluesunissued
91049Eighteen Pounds Of Unclean ChitlingsImpulse! 45-277, AS-9186
91050DixieImpulse! AS-9186
91051You Got Me Hummin'unissued
91052Slow Blues (version 1)-
91053Son Of Children Fat-
91054Slow Blues (version 2)-
91055Do Your ThingImpulse! AS-9186
91056no information
91057-
91058-
* Impulse! AS-9186   Mel Brown - I'd Rather Suck My Thumb
* Impulse! 45-277   Mel Brown - Eighteen Pounds Of Unclean Chitlings, Part I & II

Buddy Montgomery Quartet

Buddy Montgomery (piano, vibes) Melvin Rhyne (organ) Monk Montgomery (Fender bass) George Brown (drums)
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, September 10, 1969
91111Winding UpImpulse! AS-9192
91112Beautiful Love-
91113This Rather Than That (piano version)unissued
91114This Rather Than ThatImpulse! AS-9192
91115Tin Tin Deo-
Buddy Montgomery (piano)
91116Didn't We-
* Impulse! AS-9192   Buddy Montgomery - This Rather Than That

Buddy Montgomery Quintet

Jodie Christian (piano) Buddy Montgomery (piano, vibes) Manty Ellis (guitar) Monk Montgomery (Fender bass) George Brown (drums)
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, September 11, 1969
91117Willy Nilly BluesImpulse! AS-9192
Jodie Christian (piano) Buddy Montgomery (piano, vibes) Manty Ellis (guitar) Jimmy Rowser (bass) George Brown (drums)
91118Stormy-
Buddy Montgomery (vibes) Jimmy Rowser (bass) George Brown (drums) overdubs: Buddy Montgomery (piano)
91119Rose Bud-
Buddy Montgomery (vibes) Jimmy Rowser (bass) George Brown (drums)
91120Spirit In The MomentImpulse! unissued
* Impulse! AS-9192   Buddy Montgomery - This Rather Than That

Mel Brown

Matthew Kelly (harmonica) Clifford Coulter (organ, electric piano) Mel Brown (guitar, vocals) Greg Ferber (drums)
Vault Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September, 1969
91090I'd Rather Suck My ThumbImpulse! AS-9186
91091Troubles-
* Impulse! AS-9186   Mel Brown - I'd Rather Suck My Thumb

Milt Jackson With The Ray Brown Big Band

Milt Jackson (vibes) Ray Brown (conductor, bass) Bud Brisbois, Ollie Mitchell (trumpet) Harry Edison (trumpet, flugelhorn) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Kenny Shroyer (bass trombone) Jim Horn (alto sax, flute) Teddy Edwards (tenor sax) John Lowe (baritone sax) Mike Melvoin (electric piano) Fred Robinson (guitar) Wilton Felder (Fender bass) Carl (Cubby) O'Brien (drums)
Annex Studios, Los Angeles, CA, October 9, 1969
91121Picking Up The VibrationsImpulse! AS-9193
91122A Sound For Sore Ears-
91123Braddock BreakdownImpulse! AS-9193, ASH-9282-2
Milt Jackson (vibes) Ray Brown (conductor, bass) John Audino, Buddy Childers (trumpet) Harry Edison (trumpet, flugelhorn) Randy Aldcroft (trombone) John T. Johnson (tuba) Ernie Watts (alto sax) Harold Land (tenor sax) Jim Horn (baritone sax) Mike Melvoin (piano, electric piano) Fred Robinson (guitar) Wilton Felder (Fender bass) Earl Palmer (drums)
91124Oh Happy DayImpulse! AS-9193
91125One Mint Julep (One Way)Impulse! AS-9193, ASH-9282-2
91126One Mint Julep (The Other Way)Impulse! AS-9193
91127Uh-Huh-
* Impulse! AS-9193   Milt Jackson With The Ray Brown Big Band - Memphis Jackson
* Impulse! ASH-9282-2   Milt Jackson - The Impulse Years

Milt Jackson With The Ray Brown Big Band

Milt Jackson (vibes) Ray Brown (conductor, bass) Al Aarons (trumpet) Teddy Edwards (tenor sax) Joe Sample (electric piano) Howard Roberts, Fred Robinson (guitar) Wilton Felder (Fender bass) Paul Humphries (drums) Victor Feldman (percussion)
Annex Studios, Los Angeles, CA, October 10, 1969
91128Queen Mother StompImpulse! AS-9193, ASH-9282-2
91129Enchanted Lady-
91130Memphis JunctionImpulse! AS-9193
* Impulse! AS-9193   Milt Jackson With The Ray Brown Big Band - Memphis Jackson
* Impulse! ASH-9282-2   Milt Jackson - The Impulse Years

Mel Brown

Matthew Kelly (harmonica) Johnny Carswell (organ) Mel Brown (guitar, vocals) Bob West (Fender bass) Greg Ferber (drums)
Soul Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, October 14, 1969
91131Untitled Bluesunissued
91132You Got Me Hummin'Impulse! AS-9186
91133Stop Time Bluesunissued
91134Goin' Down Slow-
* Impulse! AS-9186   Mel Brown - I'd Rather Suck My Thumb

Pharoah Sanders

Pharoah Sanders (tenor sax, contrabass clarinet, reed flute, African thumb piano, orchestra chimes, percussion) Lonnie Liston Smith (piano, African flute, African thumb piano, percussion) Richard Davis (left channel bass, percussion) Cecil McBee (right channel bass, percussion) Idris Muhammad (drums, percussion) Leon Thomas (vocals, percussion)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, October 20, 1969
91135Sun In Aquarius, Part I & IIImpulse! AS-9190
91135 (alt. tk.)Sun In Aquariusunissued
Pharoah Sanders (tenor sax, contrabass clarinet, reed flute, African thumb piano, orchestra chimes, percussion) Lonnie Liston Smith (piano, African flute, African thumb piano, percussion) Cecil McBee (bass, percussion) Idris Muhammad (left channel drums, percussion) Roy Haynes (right channel drums) Leon Thomas (vocals, percussion)
91136Hum-Allah-Hum-Allah-Hum-AllahImpulse! AS-9190, AS-9229-2
91136-4-unissued
* Impulse! AS-9190, IMPD-247   Pharoah Sanders - Jewels Of Thought
* Impulse! AS-9229-2   The Best Of Pharoah Sanders

Mel Brown

Mel Brown, and others
Los Angeles, CA, October, 1969
91137Slow BluesImpulse! unissued
91138unknown title-
91139Slow Blues-
91140no information

1970 (10th anniversary)

Alice Coltrane Quintet Featuring Pharoah Sanders And Joe Henderson

Joe Henderson (tenor sax, alto flute) Pharoah Sanders (tenor sax, alto flute, bells) Alice Coltrane (piano, harp) Ron Carter (bass) Ben Riley (drums) plus Chuck Stewart (photographer, occasional bells)
The studio at the Coltrane home, Dix Hills, NY, January 26, 1970
91141Blue NileImpulse! AS-9196, AS-9232-2
91142MantraImpulse! AS-9196, ASH-9253-3
91143Turiya & RamakrishnaImpulse! AS-9196
91144Ptah, The El Daoud-
* Impulse! AS-9196, IMPD-201   Alice Coltrane - Ptah, The El Daoud
* Impulse! AS-9232-2   Alice Coltrane - Reflection On Creation And Space
* Impulse! ASH-9253-3   Various Artists - The Saxophone

The Ahmad Jamal Trio

Ahmad Jamal (piano) Jamil Nasser (bass) Frank Gant (drums)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, February 2, 1970
91145Dolphin DanceImpulse! AS-9194
91146The Awakening-
91147You're My Everything-
91148WaveImpulse! AS-9194, AS-9260-2; Prestige P-24052
91149I Love MusicImpulse! AS-9194
* Impulse! AS-9194, IMPD-226   The Ahmad Jamal Trio - The Awakening
* Impulse! AS-9260-2   Ahmad Jamal - Reevaluations: The Impulse Years
* Prestige P-24052   Various Artists - Piano Giants

The Ahmad Jamal Trio

Ahmad Jamal (piano) Jamil Nasser (bass) Frank Gant (drums): same personnel
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, February 3, 1970
91150PatternsImpulse! AS-9194, AS-9260-2
91151Stolen Moments-
* Impulse! AS-9194, IMPD-226   The Ahmad Jamal Trio - The Awakening
* Impulse! AS-9260-2   Ahmad Jamal - Reevaluations: The Impulse Years

Clifford Coulter

John Turk (trumpet) Gino Landry (alto sax) Cornelius Bumpus (tenor sax) Mel Brown (guitar) Jerry Perez (rhythm guitar) Jimmy Calhoun (Fender bass) Joe Provost (drums) Clifford Coulter (vocals, piano, Fender Rhodes electric piano, Hammond organ, guitar)
Wally Heider Recording Studios, San Francisco, CA;
Vault Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, April 8, 1970
91152East Side San JoseImpulse! AS-9197
91153Sal Si Puedes (Get Out If You Can)-
91154Do It Again-
91155Alum Rock Park-
91156Swingtime Bluesunissued
* Impulse! AS-9197   Clifford Coulter - East Side San Jose

Clifford Coulter

John Turk (trumpet) Gino Landry (alto sax) Cornelius Bumpus (tenor sax) Mel Brown (guitar) Jerry Perez (rhythm guitar) Jimmy Calhoun (Fender bass) Joe Provost (drums) Clifford Coulter (vocals, piano, Fender Rhodes electric piano, Hammond organ, guitar): same personnel
Wally Heider Recording Studios, San Francisco, CA;
Vault Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, April 9, 1970
91157Prayer GardenImpulse! AS-9197
John Turk (trumpet) Gino Landry (alto sax) Cornelius Bumpus (tenor sax) Mel Brown (guitar) Jerry Perez (rhythm guitar) Jimmy Calhoun (Fender bass) Billy Ingram (drums) Clifford Coulter (vocals, piano, Fender Rhodes electric piano, Hammond organ, guitar)
91158Cliff's Place-
91159Up BluesImpulse! unissued
* Impulse! AS-9197   Clifford Coulter - East Side San Jose

Dave Mackay And Vicky Hamilton

Vicky Hamilton (vocals) Dave Mackay (vocals, piano, electric piano, organ, tambourine) Ira Schulman (flute, alto flute, alto, tenor sax, clarinet) Joe Pass (electric guitar, classical guitar) Chuck Domanico (bass) Colin Bailey (drums)
Annex Studios, Los Angeles, CA, April 13, 1970
91160Love, Not Nowunissued
91161Happying (Flip's Blues)Impulse! AS-9198
* Impulse! AS-9198; Celeste (J) LXCY-6243   Dave Mackay And Vicky Hamilton - Rainbow

Dave Mackay And Vicky Hamilton

Vicky Hamilton (vocals) Dave Mackay (vocals, piano, electric piano, organ, tambourine) Ira Schulman (flute, alto flute, alto, tenor sax, clarinet) Joe Pass (electric guitar, classical guitar) Chuck Domanico (bass) Colin Bailey (drums): same personnel
Annex Studios, Los Angeles, CA, April 14, 1970
91162Will O' The WispImpulse! AS-9198
91163If I Ask You-
91164A Time For Love-
91165Silent-
* Impulse! AS-9198; Celeste (J) LXCY-6243   Dave Mackay And Vicky Hamilton - Rainbow

Dave Mackay And Vicky Hamilton

Vicky Hamilton (vocals) Dave Mackay (vocals, piano, electric piano, organ, tambourine) Ira Schulman (flute, alto flute, alto, tenor sax, clarinet) Joe Pass (electric guitar, classical guitar) Chuck Domanico (bass) Colin Bailey (drums): same personnel
Annex Studios, Los Angeles, CA, April 15, 1970
91166Peek-A-BooImpulse! AS-9198
91167Free-
* Impulse! AS-9198; Celeste (J) LXCY-6243   Dave Mackay And Vicky Hamilton - Rainbow

Dave Mackay And Vicky Hamilton

Vicky Hamilton (vocals) Dave Mackay (vocals, piano, electric piano, organ, tambourine) Ira Schulman (flute, alto flute, alto, tenor sax, clarinet) Joe Pass (electric guitar, classical guitar) Chuck Domanico (bass) Colin Bailey (drums): same personnel
Annex Studios, Los Angeles, CA, April 16, 1970
91168Reach OutImpulse! AS-9198
91169See My Rainbow-
911704 IRA-
* Impulse! AS-9198; Celeste (J) LXCY-6243   Dave Mackay And Vicky Hamilton - Rainbow

Buddy Montgomery

Buddy Montgomery, and others
April 21, 1970
91171Doin' Like I WannaImpulse! AS-9201
91172Comin' On Down-
91173Headstrong-
* Impulse! AS-9201   Buddy Montgomery (not released)

Buddy Montgomery

Buddy Montgomery, and others: same personnel
April 22, 1970
91174Expression In BlueImpulse! AS-9201
91175Where's Charlie-
91176At This Point-
91177Impetuous Youth, Part 1-
91178Impetuous Youth, Part 2-
* Impulse! AS-9201   Buddy Montgomery (not released)

Clifford Coulter

John Turk (trumpet) Gino Landry (alto sax) Cornelius Bumpus (tenor sax) Mel Brown (guitar) Jerry Perez (rhythm guitar) Jimmy Calhoun (Fender bass) Billy Ingram (drums) Clifford Coulter (vocals, piano, Fender Rhodes electric piano, Hammond organ, guitar)
Wally Heider Recording Studios, San Francisco, CA;
Vault Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, April 30, 1970
91179Big Fat Funky ShirleyImpulse! AS-9197
* Impulse! AS-9197   Clifford Coulter - East Side San Jose

Dave Mackay And Vicky Hamilton

Vicky Hamilton (vocals) Dave Mackay (vocals, piano, electric piano, organ, tambourine) Ira Schulman (flute, alto flute, alto, tenor sax, clarinet) Joe Pass (electric guitar, classical guitar) Chuck Domanico (bass) Colin Bailey (drums)
Annex Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 13, 1970
91160Love, Not NowImpulse! unissued
91168Reach Out-
91161Happying (Flip's Blues)-
91164A Time For Love-
91162Will O' The Wisp-

Dave Mackay And Vicky Hamilton

Vicky Hamilton (vocals) Dave Mackay (vocals, piano, electric piano, organ, tambourine) Ira Schulman (flute, alto flute, alto, tenor sax, clarinet) Joe Pass (electric guitar, classical guitar) Chuck Domanico (bass) Colin Bailey (drums): same personnel
Annex Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 14, 1970
91167FreeImpulse! unissued
91169See My Rainbow-

Alice Coltrane Featuring Pharoah Sanders

Alice Coltrane, and others
May 17, 1970
91170Journey In SatchidanandaImpulse! unissued

Buddy Montgomery

Buddy Montgomery, and others
June 10, 1970
unknown titles

Pharoah Sanders

Woody Shaw (trumpet, maracas, yodeling, percussion) Pharoah Sanders (soprano sax, cow horn, bells, tritone whistles, cowbell, wood flute, thumb piano, percussion) Gary Bartz (alto sax, bells, cowbell, shakers, percussion) Lonnie Liston Smith (piano, cowbell, thumb piano, percussion) Cecil McBee (bass) Clifford Jarvis (drums) Anthony Wiles (conga drums, African percussion) Nathaniel Bettis (bylophone, yodeling, African percussion)
A&R Recording Studios, NYC, June 30, 1970
91171Summun Bukmun UmyunImpulse! AS-9199
91172Untitledunissued
* Impulse! AS-9199, IMPD-265   Pharoah Sanders - Summun Bukmun Umyun - Deaf Dumb Blind

Pharoah Sanders

Woody Shaw (trumpet, maracas, yodeling, percussion) Pharoah Sanders (soprano sax, cow horn, bells, tritone whistles, cowbell, wood flute, thumb piano, percussion) Gary Bartz (alto sax, bells, cowbell, shakers, percussion) Lonnie Liston Smith (piano, cowbell, thumb piano, percussion) Cecil McBee (bass) Clifford Jarvis (drums) Anthony Wiles (conga drums, African percussion) Nathaniel Bettis (bylophone, yodeling, African percussion): same personnel
A&R Recording Studios, NYC, July 1, 1970
91173Let Us Go Into The House Of The LordImpulse! AS-9199, AS-9229-2
91174Untitledunissued
* Impulse! AS-9199, IMPD-265   Pharoah Sanders - Summun Bukmun Umyun - Deaf Dumb Blind
* Impulse! AS-9229-2   The Best Of Pharoah Sanders

Alice Coltrane Quintet Featuring Pharoah Sanders

Pharoah Sanders (soprano sax, percussion) Alice Coltrane (harp) Vishnu Wood (oud) Charlie Haden (bass) Rashied Ali (drums)
"Village Gate", NYC, July 4, 1970
Isis And OsirisImpulse! AS-9203
* Impulse! AS-9203, IMPD-228   Alice Coltrane - Journey In Satchidananda

Pharoah Sanders

Pharoah Sanders, and others
July 7, 1970
tk.2Untitled, No. 1Impulse! unissued
tk.3--
Untitled, No. 2 (3 Parts)-

Mel Brown

Carle Vickers (trumpet) Jake Riley (trombone) Lorenzo Carnegie (alto sax) Onion Miller (tenor sax) Tobie Butler (baritone sax) Jimmy Davis (organ, keyboard bass) Mel Brown (guitar) Jeff Osborne (drums)
United Recordings, Los Angeles, CA, October 21, 1970
91180Shake Your Snake
91181Walk Your Shoes
Carle Vickers (trumpet) Jake Riley (trombone) Lorenzo Carnegie (alto sax) Onion Miller (tenor sax) Tobie Butler (baritone sax) Jimmy Davis (organ, keyboard bass) Clifford Coulter (electric piano) Mel Brown (guitar) Jeff Osborne (drums)
Time For A ChangeImpulse! AS-9209
Carle Vickers (trumpet) Jake Riley (trombone) Lorenzo Carnegie (alto sax) Onion Miller (tenor sax) Tobie Butler (baritone sax) Jimmy Davis (organ, keyboard bass) Mel Brown (guitar) Jeff Osborne (drums)
Good Stuff-
Carle Vickers (trumpet) Jake Riley (trombone) Lorenzo Carnegie (alto sax) Onion Miller (tenor sax) Tobie Butler (baritone sax) Jimmy Davis (organ, keyboard bass) Mel Brown (guitar, electric piano) Jeff Osborne (drums)
Home Made-
featuring the assembled choir
Gimme A Little Slack-
* Impulse! AS-9209   Mel Brown's Fifth

Mel Brown

Jimmy Davis (organ, keyboard bass) Mel Brown (guitar, electric piano) Jeff Osborne (drums)
ABC Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, October 23, 1970
91175Better DaysImpulse! unissued
Jimmy Davis (organ, keyboard bass) Mel Brown (guitar, electric piano) Jeff Osborne (drums) John H. Brown (vocals)
91176?Seven Forty-Seven (Airport Blues)Impulse! AS-9209
Jimmy Davis (organ, keyboard bass) Mel Brown (guitar, electric piano) Jeff Osborne (drums)
91178Luv PotionImpulse! 45-280, AS-9209
Jimmy Davis (organ, keyboard bass) Jeff Osborne (drums) Mel Brown (vocals, guitar, electric piano)
91177Drifting BluesImpulse! AS-9209
Jimmy Davis (organ, keyboard bass) Mel Brown (guitar, electric piano, Fender bass) Jeff Osborne (drums)
91179Cheap At Half The PriceImpulse! 45-280, AS-9209
* Impulse! AS-9209   Mel Brown's Fifth
* Impulse! 45-280   Mel Brown - Luv Potion / Cheap At Half The Price

Genesis

Anthony Banks (organ, piano, Mellotron, guitar, voices) Anthony Phillips (acoustic 12-string guitar, lead electric guitar, dulcimer, voices) Michael Rutherford (acoustic 12-string electric bass, nylon cello, voices) John Mayhew (drums, percussion, voices) Peter Gabriel (lead voice, flute, accordion, tambourine, bass drum)
Trident Studios, London, England, released October 23, 1970
Looking For SomeoneCharisma (E) CAS 1020
White Mountain-
Visions Of Angels-
Stagnation-
Dusk-
The Knife-
* Charisma (E) CAS 1020; Impulse! AS-9205; ABC ABCX-816   Genesis - Trespass

Alice Coltrane Featuring Pharoah Sanders

Alice Coltrane, and others
NYC?, October 27, 1970
91182unknown titleImpulse! unissued
91183Via Sivanandagar-
91184unknown title-
91185Leo-
91186unknown title-

Alice Coltrane Sextet Featuring Pharoah Sanders

Pharoah Sanders (soprano sax, percussion) Alice Coltrane (harp, piano) Tulsi (tambura) Cecil McBee (bass) Rashied Ali (drums) Majid Shabazz (bells, tambourine)
The studio at the Coltrane home, Dix Hills, NY, November 8, 1970
91201Shiva-LokaImpulse! AS-9203
91202Stopover Bombay-
91203Something About John Coltrane-
* Impulse! AS-9203, IMPD-228   Alice Coltrane - Journey In Satchidananda

Pharoah Sanders

Pharoah Sanders (soprano, tenor sax, bells, percussion) Michael White (violin, percussion) Lonnie Liston Smith (piano, Fender Rhodes electric piano, claves, percussion) Cecil McBee (bass, finger cymbals, percussion) Clifford Jarvis (drums, maracas, bells, percussion)
The Record Plant, Los Angeles, CA, November 25, 1970
tk.1Astral Travelingunissued
91187-5-Impulse! AS-9206
Pharoah Sanders (soprano, tenor sax, bells, percussion) Michael White (violin, percussion) Lonnie Liston Smith (piano, Fender Rhodes electric piano, claves, percussion) Cecil McBee (bass, finger cymbals, percussion) Clifford Jarvis (drums, maracas, bells, percussion) James Jordan (ring cymbals)
91188ThembiImpulse! AS-9206, AS-9229-2
Cecil McBee (bass)
LoveImpulse! AS-9206, ASY-9284-3
Pharoah Sanders (soprano, tenor sax, bells, percussion) Michael White (violin, percussion) Lonnie Liston Smith (piano, Fender Rhodes electric piano, claves, percussion) Cecil McBee (bass, finger cymbals, percussion) Clifford Jarvis (drums, maracas, bells, percussion)
91189Red, Black & GreenImpulse! AS-9206, AS-9267-2
91190Morning Prayer (4 Parts)unissued
Morning Prayer, Part 1 & 2-
* Impulse! AS-9206, IMPD-253   Pharoah Sanders - Thembi
* Impulse! AS-9229-2   The Best Of Pharoah Sanders
* Impulse! ASY-9284-3   Various Artists - The Bass
* Impulse! AS-9267-2   Various Artists - No Energy Crisis

Howard Roberts

Howard Roberts, and others
The Record Plant, Los Angeles, CA, December 15, 1970
91191Suite, No. 1 (3 Sections)

Howard Roberts

Howard Roberts, and others: same personnel
The Record Plant, Los Angeles, CA, December 16, 1970
91192-1Pattern A
91193Pattern B
91194Pattern C
Pattern D
Pattern E
Pattern F

Howard Roberts

Howard Roberts, and others: same personnel
The Record Plant, Los Angeles, CA, December 17, 1970
91195Pattern 1
91196Pattern 2
tk.1Untitled Country Tune
tk.2-
Untitled Blues
91197Pattern 3

Howard Roberts

Bobby Bruce (violin) Larry Knechtel, Pete Robinson, Mike Wofford (keyboards) Mike Deasy, Howard Roberts (guitar) Max Bennett, Brian Garofalo (Fender bass) John Guerin, Bob Morin (drums)
The Record Plant, Los Angeles, CA, December 17, 1970 & March 18 & 23, 1971
Antelope Freeway, Part IImpulse! AS-9207
That's America Fer Ya-
Dark Ominous Clouds-
De Blooz-
Sixteen Track Firemen-
The Ballad Of Fazzio Needlepoint-
Five Gallons Of Astral Flash Could Keep You Up For Thirteen Weeks-
Santa Clara River Bottom-
Roadwork-
* Impulse! AS-9207   Howard Roberts - Antelope Freeway

Alice Coltrane Sextet Featuring Pharoah Sanders

Pharoah Sanders (soprano sax, percussion) Alice Coltrane (harp, piano) Tulsi (tambura) Cecil McBee (bass) Rashied Ali (drums) Majid Shabazz (bells, tambourine)
The studio at the Coltrane home, Dix Hills, NY, December 30, 1970
91170Journey In SatchidanandaImpulse! 45-278, AS-9203
same session
91170 (ed. ver.)-Impulse! 45-279, AS-9232-2
* Impulse! AS-9203, IMPD-228   Alice Coltrane - Journey In Satchidananda
* Impulse! AS-9232-2   Alice Coltrane - Reflection On Creation And Space
* Impulse! 45-278   Alice Coltrane - Journey In Satchidananda, Part 1 & 2
* Impulse! 45-279   Alice Coltrane - Journey In Satchidananda, Part 1 & 2

Gabor Szabo

Nick DeCaro (accordion, keyboards -2) Lynn Blessing (vibes) Richard Thompson (keyboards) Gabor Szabo (guitar) Wolfgang Melz (bass) Jim Keltner (drums) Felix (Flaco) Falcon, Hal Gordon (conga drums) Sandra Crouch (percussion) Nick DeCaro (string orchestrator)
The Village Recorder, Los Angeles, CA, released 1970
1.Sombrero SamBlue Thumb BTS 23
2.Close To You-
3.Country Illusion-
4.Lady With Child-
5.Pretty Girl Why-
6.Hum A Song-
7.Magical Connection-
8.Fred And Betty-
9.Love Theme From SpartacusBlue Thumb BTS 23; Impulse! MCA-29065
* Blue Thumb BTS 23, BTS 8823   Gabor Szabo - Magical Connection
* Impulse! MCA-29065   Gabor Szabo - Memorabilia