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   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 (cornet, Indian flute) Ornette Coleman (alto sax, trumpet, violin) Dewey Redman (tenor sax, clarinet) Charlie Haden (bass) Denardo Coleman (drums)
"New York University", NYC, March 22, 1969
Broken ShadowsImpulse! AS-9187
Comme It Faut-
Song For Che-
Space Jungle-
Trouble In The East-
Whom Do You Work Forunissued
The Anthem-
* Impulse! AS-9187   Ornette Coleman - Crisis

Charlie Haden Liberation Music Orchestra

Don Cherry (cornet, Indian wood flute, bamboo flute -2,4) 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, arranger) Sam Brown (guitar, Tanganyikan guitar, thumb piano -2/6) Charlie Haden (bass violin) Paul Motian (percussion) Andrew Cyrille (percussion -7)
Judson Hall, NYC, April 27, 28 & 29, 1969
1.The Introduction / Song Of The United FrontImpulse! AS-9183
2.El Quinto Regimiento (The Fifth Regiment) / Los Cuatro Generales (The Four Generals) / Viva La Quince Brigada (Long Live The Fifteenth Brigade)-
3.The Ending To The First Side-
4.Song For Che-
5.War Orphans-
6.The Interlude (Drinking Music)-
7.Circus '68 '69-
8.We 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   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   Dave Mackay & Vicky Hamilton

Mel Brown

Matthew Kelly (harmonica) Clifford Coulter (organ, electric piano) Mel Brown (guitar, vocals) Gregg Ferber (drums)
Vault Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, July, August & October, 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 (1st version)-
91053Son Of A Chicken Fat-
91054Slow Blues (2nd version)-
91055Do Your ThingImpulse! AS-9186
* Impulse! AS-9186   Mel Brown - I'd Rather Suck My Thumb
* Impulse! 45-277   Mel Brown - Eighteen Pounds Of Unclean Chitlings, Part I & II

Milt Jackson Quintet

Teddy Edwards (tenor sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Monty Alexander (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Dick Berk (drums)
"Shelly's Manne-Hole", Hollywood, CA, August 1 & 2, 1969
Frankie And JohnnyImpulse! AS-9189, ASH-9282-2
Here's That Rainy Day-
Wheelin' And Dealin'Impulse! AS-9189
Blues In The Bassment-
Tenderly-
That's The Way It Is-
same session
Listen, HearImpulse! AS-9230
S.K.J.-
Who Can I Turn ToImpulse! AS-9230, ASH-9282-2
If I Were A Bell-
The Very Thought Of YouImpulse! AS-9230, ASY-9284-3
Bags' GrooveImpulse! AS-9230, ASH-9282-2
* Impulse! AS-9189   Milt Jackson - That's The Way It Is
* Impulse! ASH-9282-2   Milt Jackson - The Impulse Years
* Impulse! AS-9230   Milt Jackson, Ray Brown - Just The Way It Had To Be
* Impulse! ASY-9284-3   Various Artists - The Bass

Albert Ayler Quintet

Albert Ayler (tenor sax, vocals) Bobby Few (piano) Stafford James (bass) Bill Folwell (electric bass) Muhammad Ali (drums) Mary Maria (vocals)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, August 26, 1969
91092Music Is The Healing Force Of The UniverseImpulse! AS-9191
91093A Man Is Like A Tree-
91094Again Comes The Risting Of The SunImpulse! AS-9208, AS-9257-2
91095Desert BloodImpulse! AS-9208
* Impulse! AS-9191, 440 065 383-2   Albert Ayler - Music Is The Healing Force Of The Universe
* Impulse! AS-9208   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 Sextet

Albert Ayler (tenor sax, vocals -1/3,5/10, tenor sax, bagpipe chanter, vocals -4) Bobby Few (piano) Henry Vestine (electric guitar -8/10) Stafford James (bass) Bill Folwell (electric bass) Muhammad Ali (drums) Mary Maria (vocals)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, August 27, 1969
1. 91100Birth Of MirthImpulse! AS-9208
2. 91101Oh! Love Of LifeImpulse! AS-9191, AS-9257-2
3. 91102Island HarvestImpulse! AS-9191
4. 91103Masonic Inborn-
5. 91104All LoveImpulse! AS-9208
6. 91105Poetic Soulunissued
7. 91106Water MusicImpulse! AS-9208, AS-9257-2
8. 91107DrudgeryImpulse! AS-9191, AS-9257-2
9. 91108TolingImpulse! AS-9208
10. 91109Joining Forcesunissued
* Impulse! AS-9208   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 Duo

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

Buddy Montgomery Septet

Buddy Montgomery (vibes, piano -1/5,7,8, piano, vibes -6) Jodie Christian (piano -3/7) Melvin Rhyne (organ -1,2,6,8) Manty Ellis (guitar -3/7) Jimmy Rowser (bass -3,4,6,7) Monk Montgomery (Fender bass -1,2,5,6,8) George Brown (drums)
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, September 10 & 11, 1969
1.This Rather Than ThatImpulse! AS-9192
2.Tin Tin Deo-
3.Rose Bud-
4.Stormy-
5.Willy Nilly Blues-
6.Beautiful Loveunissued
7.Didn't WeImpulse! AS-9192
8.Winding Up-
* Impulse! AS-9192   Buddy Montgomery - This Rather Than That

Mel Brown

Matthew Kelly (harmonica) Clifford Coulter (organ, electric piano) Mel Brown (guitar, vocals) Gregg Ferber (drums)
Vault Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September, 1969
90190I'd Rather Suck My ThumbImpulse! AS-9186
90191Troubles-
* Impulse! AS-9186   Mel Brown - I'd Rather Suck My Thumb

Milt Jackson - Ray Brown Orchestra

John Audino, Buddy Childers, Harry Edison (trumpet) Randy Aldcroft (trombone) Tommy Johnson (tuba) Ernie Watts (alto sax) Harold Land (tenor sax) Jim Horn (baritone sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Mike Melvoin (piano, electric piano) Fred Robinson (guitar) Ray Brown (bass, conductor) Wilton Felder (electric bass) Earl Palmer (drums)
Annex Studios, Los Angeles, CA, October 9, 1969
Uh-HuhImpulse! AS-9193
One Mint Julep (One Way)Impulse! AS-9193, ASH-9282-2
Oh Happy DayImpulse! AS-9193
One Mint Julep (The Other Way)-
Bud Brisbois, Harry Edison, Ollie Mitchell (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Kenny Shroyer (bass trombone) Jim Horn (alto sax, flute) Teddy Edwards (tenor sax) John Lowe (baritone sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Mike Melvoin (electric piano) Fred Robinson (guitar) Ray Brown (bass, conductor) Wilton Felder (electric bass) Carl (Cubby) O'Brien (drums)
Braddock BreakdownImpulse! AS-9193, ASH-9282-2
A Sound For Sore EarsImpulse! AS-9193
Picking Up The Vibrations-
* Impulse! AS-9193   Milt Jackson, Ray Brown - Memphis Jackson
* Impulse! ASH-9282-2   Milt Jackson - The Impulse Years

Milt Jackson - Ray Brown Orchestra

Al Aarons (trumpet) Teddy Edwards (tenor sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Joe Sample (electric piano) Howard Roberts, Fred Robinson (guitar) Ray Brown (bass, conductor) Wilton Felder (electric bass) Paul Humphries (drums) Victor Feldman (percussion)
Annex Studios, Los Angeles, CA, October 10, 1969
Memphis JunctionImpulse! AS-9193
Queen Mother StompImpulse! AS-9193, ASH-9282-2
Enchanted Lady-
* Impulse! AS-9193   Milt Jackson, Ray Brown - 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 (electric bass) Gregg Ferber (drums)
Soul Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, October 14, 1969
91131Untitled Bluesunissued
91132You Got Me Hummin'Impulse! AS-9186
91133Hop Tune 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, orchestral chimes, percussion) Lonnie Liston Smith (piano, African flute, African thumb piano, percussion) Cecil McBee (bass, percussion) Richard Davis (bass, percussion -2,3) Roy Haynes (drums -1) Idris Muhammad (drums, percussion) Leon Thomas (percussion, vocals)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, October 20, 1969
1.Hum-Allah-Hum-Allah-Hum-AllahImpulse! AS-9190, AS-9229-2
2.Sun In Aquarius, Part 1Impulse! AS-9190
3.Sun In Aquarius, Part 2-
* Impulse! AS-9190, IMPD-247   Pharoah Sanders - Jewels Of Thought
* Impulse! AS-9229-2   The Best Of Pharoah Sanders

Mel Brown

Matthew Kelly (harmonica) Johnny Carswell (organ) Mel Brown (guitar, vocals) Bob West (electric bass) Gregg Ferber (drums)
Soul Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, October, 1969
91137Slow BluesImpulse! unissued
91138unknown title-
91139Slow Blues-

Buddy Montgomery Band

Teddy Edwards, Plas Johnson, Harold Land (tenor sax, flute) Don "Sugarcane" Harris (violin) Buddy Montgomery (vibes, piano) Clint Houston (piano) George Cables (piano, electric piano) probably Billy Hart (drums) unknown (congas)
Annex Studios, Los Angeles, CA, 1969-1970?
Doin' Like I WannaImpulse! unissued
Comin' On Down-
Headstrong-
Blues In F-
At This Point-
Impetuous Youth-
Expressions In Blue-

1970 (10th anniversary)

Alice Coltrane Quartet +

Joe Henderson, Pharoah Sanders (tenor sax, alto flute) Alice Coltrane (piano, organ, harp) Ron Carter (bass) Ben Riley (drums) Chuck Stewart (bells, photographer)
The studio at the Coltrane home, Dix Hills, NY, January 26, 1970
91141Blue NileImpulse! AS-9196, AS-9232-2
91142MantraImpulse! AS-9196
91143Turiya And Ramakrishna-
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

Ahmad Jamal Trio

Ahmad Jamal (piano) Jamil Nasser (bass) Frank Gant (drums)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, February 2 & 3, 1970
The AwakeningImpulse! AS-9194
I Love Music-
Patterns-
Dolphin Dance-
You're My Everything-
Stolen Moments-
WaveImpulse! AS-9194; Prestige P-24052
* Impulse! AS-9194, IMPD-226   Ahmad Jamal - The Awakening
* Prestige P-24052   Various Artists - Piano Giants

Dave Mackay & Vicky Hamilton

Ira Schulman (flute, alto flute, alto, tenor sax, clarinet) Joe Pass (electric guitar, guitar) Chuck Domanico (bass) Colin Bailey (drums) Vicky Hamilton (vocals) Dave Mackay (vocals, piano, electric piano, organ, tambourine)
Annex Studios, Los Angeles, CA, April & May, 1970
Happying (Flip's Blues)Impulse! AS-9198
Will O' The Wisp-
If I Ask You-
4 Ira-
See My Rainbow-
Peek-A-Boo-
Free-
Silent-
A Time For Love-
Reach Out-
* Impulse! AS-9198   Dave Mackay, Vicky Hamilton - Rainbow

Clifford Coulter Band

John Turk (trumpet) Gino Landry (alto sax) Cornelius Bumpus (tenor sax) Clifford Coulter (piano, electric piano, organ, guitar, vocals) Mel Brown (guitar) Jerry Perez (rhythm guitar) Jimmy Calhoun (electric bass) Joe Provost (drums -1/3,5,7) Billy Ingram (drums -4,6)
Wally Heider Recording Studios, San Francisco, CA & Vault Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, April & May, 1970
1.Do It AgainImpulse! AS-9197
2.East Side San Jose-
3.Prayer Garden-
4.Cliff's Place-
5.Sal Si Puedes (Get Out If You Can)-
6.Big Fat Funky Shirley-
7.Alum Rock Park-
* Impulse! AS-9197   Clifford Coulter - East Side San Jose

Pharoah Sanders

Woody Shaw (trumpet, yodeling, maracas, percussion) Pharoah Sanders (soprano sax, cow horn, bells, tritone whistle, cowbell, wood flute, thumb piano, percussion) Gary Bartz (alto sax, bells, cowbell, shakers, percussion) Nathaniel Bettis (balafon, yodeling, African percussion) Lonnie Liston Smith (piano, cowbell, thumb piano, percussion) Cecil McBee (bass) Clifford Jarvis (drums) Anthony Wiles (congas, African percussion)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, July 1, 1970
Summun, Bukmun, UmyunImpulse! AS-9199
Let Us Go Into The House Of The LordImpulse! AS-9199, AS-9229-2
* 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

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

Mel Brown

Carle Vickers (trumpet) Jake Riley (trombone) Lorenzo Carnegie (alto sax) Onion Miller (tenor sax) Tobie Butler (baritone sax) Jimmy Davis (organ, keyboards) Clifford Coulter (electric piano -1/3,5,6) Mel Brown (guitar, electric piano -1,2,5,6, guitar -3,4) Jeff Osborne (drums) unidentified choir (-1,2,6)
United Recording, Hollywood, CA, October 21, 1970
1. 91180Shake Your Snake
2. 91181Walk Your Shoes
3.Time For A ChangeImpulse! AS-9209
4.Good Stuff-
5.Home Made-
6.Gimme A Little Slack-
* Impulse! AS-9209   Mel Brown's Fifth

Mel Brown

Jimmy Davis (organ, keyboards) Mel Brown (guitar, electric piano, electric bass, vocals) Jeff Osborne (drums) John H. Brown (vocals -2)
ABC Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, October 23, 1970
1. 91175Better Daysunissued
2. 91176Seven Forty-Seven (Airport Blues)Impulse! AS-9209
3. 91177Drifting Blues-
4. 91178Luv PotionImpulse! 45-280, AS-9209
5. 91779Cheap At Half The Price-
* Impulse! AS-9209   Mel Brown's Fifth
* Impulse! 45-280   Mel Brown - Luv Potion / Cheap At Half The Price

Alice Coltrane Sextet

Pharoah Sanders (soprano sax, percussion) Alice Coltrane (piano, harp) Tulsi (tambura) Cecil McBee (bass) Rashied Ali (drums) Majid Shabazz (bells, tambourine)
The studio at the Coltrane home, Dix Hills, NY, November 8, 1970
Journey In SatchidanandaImpulse! AS-9203, AS-9232-2
Shiva-LokaImpulse! AS-9203
Stopover Bombay-
Something About John Coltrane-
* Impulse! AS-9203, IMPD-228   Alice Coltrane - Journey In Satchidananda
* Impulse! AS-9232-2   Alice Coltrane - Reflection On Creation And Space

Pharoah Sanders

Pharoah Sanders (tenor, soprano sax, bells, percussion) Michael White (violin, percussion) Lonnie Liston Smith (piano, electric piano, claves, percussion) Cecil McBee (bass, finger cymbals, percussion) Clifford Jarvis (drums, maracas, bells, percussion) James Jordan (ring cymbals -3)
The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, November 25, 1970
1.Astral TravelingImpulse! AS-9206
2.Red, Black And GreenImpulse! AS-9206, AS-9267-2
3.ThembiImpulse! AS-9206, AS-9229-2
4.LoveImpulse! AS-9206, ASY-9284-3
* Impulse! AS-9206, IMPD-253   Pharoah Sanders - Thembi
* Impulse! AS-9267-2   Various Artists - No Energy Crisis
* Impulse! AS-9229-2   The Best Of Pharoah Sanders
* Impulse! ASY-9284-3   Various Artists - The Bass

Howard Roberts Band

Robby Bruce (violin) Larry Knechtel, Pete Robinson, Mike Wofford (keyboards) Mike Deasy, Howard Roberts (guitar) Max Bennett, Brian Garofalo (electric bass) John Guerin, Bob Morin (drums)
The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, December 17, 1970 & March 18 & 23, 1971
Antelope Freeway, Part 1Impulse! AS-9207
That's America Fer Ya-
Dark Ominous Clouds-
De Blooz, Part 4 & 6-
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

Genesis

Genesis (rock group) and others
circa 1970
Looking For SomeoneImpulse! AS-9205
White Mountain-
Visions Of Angels-
Stagnation-
Dusk-
The Knife-
* Impulse! AS-9205   Genesis - Trespass

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, West 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