Impulse! Records Discography: 1971-1972

1971

Pharoah Sanders

Pharoah Sanders (tenor sax, alto flute, koto, brass bell, bailophone, maracas, cow horn, fifes) Lonnie Liston Smith (piano, ring cymbals, shouts, bailophone) Cecil McBee (bass, bird effects) Roy Haynes (drums) Nat Bettis, James ("Chief") Bey, Majid Shabazz, Anthony Wiles (African percussion)
The Record Plant, NYC, January 12, 1971
Morning PrayerImpulse! AS-9206
Bailophone Dance-
* Impulse! AS-9206, IMPD-253   Pharoah Sanders - Thembi

Mel Brown

Mel Brown, and others
Los Angeles, CA, January 19, 1971
91204We've Only Just BegunImpulse! unissued
91205R & B Freak Tune, Part 1-
91206R & B Freak Tune, Part 2-
91207I'm Going To Make Her Love Me-
91208Cut Off Blues-
91209Shake Your Snake-

Sam Rivers Trio

Sam Rivers (tenor sax -1, flute -2, piano -3) Cecil McBee (bass) Norman Connors (drums, percussion)
"The Jazz Workshop", Boston, MA, February 13, 1971
1.AmberImpulse! ASD-9302
2.Turquoise-
3.Rose-
* Impulse! ASD-9302   Sam Rivers - Hues

Sam Rivers Trio

Sam Rivers (soprano sax) Cecil McBee (bass) Norman Connors (drums, percussion)
"The Jazz Workshop", Boston, MA, February 14, 1971
ChartreuseImpulse! ASD-9302
* Impulse! ASD-9302   Sam Rivers - Hues

Alice Coltrane

Pharoah Sanders (tenor, soprano sax, flute, percussion, fifes) Archie Shepp (tenor, soprano sax, percussion) Alice Coltrane (harp, piano, percussion) Kumar Kramer (harmonium) Tulsi (tambura) Jimmy Garrison, Cecil McBee (bass) Ed Blackwell, Clifford Jarvis (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, February 21, 1971
Journey In SatchidanandaImpulse! unissued
Shiva-Loka-
Africa-
Leo-

Alice Coltrane Trio With String Quartet

John Blair, Julius Brand, Leroy Jenkins, Joan Kalisch (violin) Alice Coltrane (organ, harp) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Jack DeJohnette (drums) Alice Coltrane (string arranger) Ornette Coleman (transcriber)
A&R Recording Studios, NYC, April 6, 1971
Universal ConsciousnessImpulse! AS-9210
Oh AllahImpulse! AS-9210, AS-9232-2
* Impulse! AS-9210, 314 589 514-2   Alice Coltrane - Universal Consciousness
* Impulse! AS-9232-2   Alice Coltrane - Reflection On Creation And Space

Alice Coltrane Quintet With String Quartet

John Blair, Julius Brand, Leroy Jenkins, Joan Kalisch (violin) Alice Coltrane (organ, harp) Tulsi (tambura) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Jack DeJohnette, Clifford Jarvis (drums) Alice Coltrane (string arranger) Ornette Coleman (transcriber): add Tulsi (tambura) Clifford Jarvis (drums)
A&R Recording Studios, NYC, April 6 & May 14, 1971
Hare KrishnaImpulse! AS-9210
* Impulse! AS-9210, 314 589 514-2   Alice Coltrane - Universal Consciousness

Alice Coltrane Quartet

Alice Coltrane (organ, harp) Tulsi (tambura) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Clifford Jarvis (drums, bells, percussion)
A&R Recording Studios, NYC, May 14, 1971
Sita RamImpulse! AS-9210, AS-9232-2
* Impulse! AS-9210, 314 589 514-2   Alice Coltrane - Universal Consciousness
* Impulse! AS-9232-2   Alice Coltrane - Reflection On Creation And Space

Archie Shepp

Roy Burrowes, Ted Daniel (trumpet) Charles Greenlee, Grechan Moncur III (trombone) James Spaulding (alto sax, piccolo) Archie Shepp (tenor sax) Howard Johnson (baritone sax) Dave Burrell (Fender Rhodes electric piano) Billy Butler, David Spinozza (guitar) Roland Wilson (Fender bass) Beaver Harris (drums) Ollie Anderson, Hetty (Bunchy) Fox, Calo Scott, Juma Sutan (percussion) Joe Lee Wilson (lead vocals) Anita Branham, Claudette Brown, Barbara Parsons, Ernestina Parsons, Jody Shayne, Anita Shepp, Johnny Shepp, Sharon Shepp (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 17, 1971
91210Money Blues (Part One)Impulse! 45-281, AS-9212
-Money Blues (Part Two)Impulse! AS-9212
-Money Blues (Part Three)-
Archie Shepp (tenor sax) Cal Massey (Fender Rhodes electric piano)
91213Dr. King, The Peaceful WarriorImpulse! 45-281, AS-9212
Roy Burrowes, Ted Daniel (trumpet) Charles Greenlee, Grechan Moncur III (trombone) James Spaulding (alto sax, flute) Archie Shepp (tenor, soprano sax) Howard Johnson (baritone sax) Leroy Jenkins (violin) Calo Scott (cello) Dave Burrell (Fender Rhodes electric piano) Roland Wilson (bass) Beaver Harris (drums) Ollie Anderson, Hetty (Bunchy) Fox, Juma Sutan (percussion) Anita Branham, Claudette Brown, Barbara Parsons, Ernestina Parsons, Jody Shayne, Anita Shepp, Johnny Shepp, Sharon Shepp, Joe Lee Wilson (vocals)
91212Things Have Got To Change (Part One)Impulse! AS-9212
-Things Have Got To Change (Part Two)-
Archie Shepp, and others
91211SteamImpulse! unissued
* Impulse! AS-9212, 024 654 419-2   Archie Shepp - Things Have Got To Change
* Impulse! 45-281   Archie Shepp - Money Blue / Dr. King, The Peaceful Warrior

Clifford Coulter

Harry "Sweets" Edison (trumpet) John Turk (trumpet, Varitone trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Willie Ruff (French horn) Bill Perkins (alto sax) Plas Johnson, Marshall Royal (tenor sax) Clifford Coulter (piano, guitar, Varitone guitar) Sonny Glaze (guitar) Jimmy Calhoun (Fender bass) Ron Beck (drums)
Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, May 24, 1971
91215Do It NowImpulse! AS-9216
same session
91216Worry Later-
Harry "Sweets" Edison (trumpet) John Turk (trumpet, Varitone trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Willie Ruff (French horn) Bill Perkins (alto sax) Plas Johnson (baritone sax) Sonny Glaze (guitar) Ron Beck (drums) Clifford Coulter (vocals, organ, piano, melodica, keyboard bass)
91214Before The Morning Comes-
* Impulse! AS-9216   Clifford Coulter - Do It Now! Worry Aout It Later

Clifford Coulter

John Turk (trumpet, Varitone trumpet, cowbell) Mel Brown (guitar) Jimmy Calhoun (Fender bass) Ron Beck (drums, congas) Clifford Coulter (vocals, guitar, tambourine)
Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, May 25, 1971
91252Ridin' On EmptyImpulse! AS-9216
John Turk (trumpet, Varitone trumpet) Clifford Coulter (organ) Mel Brown, Sonny Glaze (guitar) Ron Beck (drums)
91253VJC-
* Impulse! AS-9216   Clifford Coulter - Do It Now! Worry Aout It Later

Clifford Coulter

Mel Brown, Sonny Glaze (guitar) Clifford Coulter (guitar, melodica, heavy rapping) Jimmy Calhoun (Fender bass) Ron Beck (drums) Ron Beck, Shanne Coulter, Donnie Rogers, Lucy Wilkins, Marlene Wilkins (deep signifying)
Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, May 25, 1971;
Wally Heider Recording Studios, San Francisco, CA, September 28, 1971
91251Mr. PeabodyImpulse! AS-9216
* Impulse! AS-9216   Clifford Coulter - Do It Now! Worry Aout It Later

Ahmad Jamal Trio

Ahmad Jamal (piano, Fender Rhodes electric piano) Jamil Sulieman (bass) Frank Gant (drums)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", Montreux, Switzerland, June 17, 1971
IntroductionImpulse! AS-9217
Effendi-
Dolphin DanceImpulse! AS-9217, AS-9260-2
Manhattan Reflections-
Poinciana-
same session
IntroductionImpulse! AS-9226, AS-9260-2
Bogota-
ExtensionsImpulse! AS-9226
* Impulse! AS-9217, GRD-133   Ahmad Jamal - Freeflight
* Impulse! AS-9260-2   Ahmad Jamal - Reevaluations: The Impulse Years
* Impulse! AS-9226   Ahmad Jamal - Outertimeinnerspace

Alice Coltrane Duo

Alice Coltrane (organ, harp) Rashied Ali (drums)
The studio at the Coltrane home, Dix Hills, NY, June 19, 1971
Battle At ArmageddonImpulse! AS-9210, AS-9232-2
Alice Coltrane (organ, harp) Rashied Ali (drums, wind chimes)
The Ankh Of Amen-RaImpulse! AS-9210
* Impulse! AS-9210, 314 589 514-2   Alice Coltrane - Universal Consciousness
* Impulse! AS-9232-2   Alice Coltrane - Reflection On Creation And Space

John Klemmer

Don Menza (alto flute, bass clarinet) John Klemmer (tenor, soprano sax, Fender Rhodes electric piano, piano percussion) Mike Lang (piano, Fender Rhodes electric piano) Mike Wofford (Fender Rhodes electric piano, Clavinet) Reggie Johnson (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Gary Coleman, Mark Stevens (percussion) Marni Nixon (voice -2,3)
Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 12, 1971
1. 91217California Jazz DanceImpulse! AS-9214
2. 91218Constant Throb, Part I-
3. -Constant Throb, Part II-
4. 91219Neptune-
5. 91220Rainbows-
6. 91221Precious Leaf-
* Impulse! AS-9214, (J) PROA-154   John Klemmer - Constant Throb

Clifford Coulter

Clifford Coulter, and others
August 14, 1971
91234Tune AImpulse! unissued
91235Tune B-
91236Tune C-
91237Tune D-
91238Tune E-

Michael White

Michael White, and others
August 14, 1971
91239Untitled Original A
91240Untitled Original B
91241Untitled Original C
91242Untitled Original D

John Lee Hooker

John Lee Hooker, and others
August 14, 1971
91243Original Blues A
91244Original Blues B
91245Original Blues C
91246Original Blues D
91247Original Blues E

John Klemmer

John Klemmer (tenor sax, Echoplex) Todd Cochran (Bayete) (Fender Rhodes electric piano) James Leary (amplified acoustic bass) Woody Theus (drums, percussion)
The Kabuki Theatre, San Francisco, CA, August 14, 1971
91248Untitled Original Tune Aunissued
Sea Of PassionImpulse! AS-9244
Last Summer's Spell-
* Impulse! AS-9244   John Klemmer - Intensity

Mel Brown

Mel Brown, and others
Los Angeles, CA?, August 14, 1971
91249Original Composition AImpulse! unissued

John Klemmer

John Klemmer (tenor, soprano sax, Echoplex) Mike Lang, Mike Wofford (Fender Rhodes electric piano) Howard Roberts (guitar) Wilton Felder (Fender bass) Jim Keltner, Shelly Manne (drums) Mark Stevens (percussion)
Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 19, 1971
91222Let Me Touch The WindImpulse! AS-9214
91223Nature's Furyunissued
91224Crystaled TearsImpulse! AS-9214
91225Today I Cry, Tomorrow I Laughunissued
91226Sha-Sha-No-
Man AloneImpulse! IA-9354/2
* Impulse! AS-9214, (J) PROA-154   John Klemmer - Constant Throb
* Impulse! IA-9354/2   Tom Scott/John Klemmer/Gato Barbieri - The Dedication Series, Vol. XIV - Foundations

Michael White

Michael White (violin, vocals) Ed Kelly (piano) Ray Drummond (bass) Baba Omson (percussion, bamboo flute, vocals) Makeda King, Wanika King (vocals -1)
Wally Heider Recording Studios, San Francisco, CA, September 21, 1971
1. 91227Praise InnocenceImpulse! AS-9215
2. 91228Ballad For Mother Frankie White-
3. 91229Samba-
4. 91230Unlocking The Twelfth House-
5. 91231The Tenth Pyramid-
6. 91232Spirit Dance-
7. 91233John Coltrane Was HereImpulse! AS-9215, ASD-9228-3
* Impulse! AS-9215, (J) UCCI-9228   Michael White - Spirit Dance
* Impulse! ASD-9228-3   Various Artists - Impulse Energy Essentials

Clifford Coulter

Clifford Coulter (organ, melodica, vocals) Ray MacCarty (guitar) Ron Beck (drums, congas)
Wally Heider Recording Studios, San Francisco, CA, September 28, 1971
91250Yodelin' In The Whatchamaname ThangImpulse! AS-9216
* Impulse! AS-9216   Clifford Coulter - Do It Now! Worry Aout It Later

Ahmad Jamal

Ahmad Jamal, and others
October 6, 1971
91254Untitled Tune #1
91255Untitled Tune #2
91256Untitled Tune #3
91257Untitled Tune #4
91258Untitled Tune #5
91259Untitled Tune #6
91260Untitled Tune #7
91261Untitled Tune #8

Alice Coltrane With Strings

Frank Lowe (sax, percussion) LeRoy Jenkins (solo violin -4) Alice Coltrane (piano, organ, harp, tambura, percussion) Reggie Workman (bass) Ben Riley (drums) Elayne Jones (timpani) with David Sackson (concertmaster) Arthur Aaron, Henry Aaron, Julien Barber, Avron Coleman, Harry Glickman, Edward Green, Janet Hill, LeRoy Jenkins, Joan Kalisch, Ronald Lipscomb, Seymour Miroff, Thomas Nickerson, Alan Shulman, Irving Spice, William Stone (strings) Swami Satchidananda (the voice -4,5)
The Record Plant, NYC, November 15 & 16, 1971
1. 91262Galaxy Around OlodumareImpulse! AS-9218, AS-9232-2
2. 91263Leounissued
3. 91264My Favorite ThingsImpulse! AS-9218
4. 91265A Love SupremeImpulse! AS-9218, AS-9232-2
5. 91266Galaxy In Satchidananda-
6. 91267Galaxy In Turiya-
* Impulse! AS-9218, (J) MVCJ-19142   Alice Coltrane With Strings - World Galaxy
* Impulse! AS-9232-2   Alice Coltrane - Reflection On Creation And Space

Pharoah Sanders

Marvin Peterson (trumpet) Carlos Alfredo Garnett (tenor sax) Pharoah Sanders (tenor sax, balaphone) Joe Bonner (piano) Stanley Clarke, Cecil McBee (bass) Norman Connors, William Hart (drums) Lawrence Killian (congas, talking drum, balaphone)
A&R Recording Studios, NYC, November 24, 1971
91268Black Unity, Part I & IIImpulse! AS-9219, ASY-9284-3
* Impulse! AS-9219, IMPD-219   Pharoah Sanders - Black Unity
* Impulse! ASY-9284-3   Various Artists - The Bass

Pharoah Sanders

Pharoah Sanders (soprano sax, bells) Joe Bonner (piano) Stanley Clarke, Cecil McBee (bass) Norman Connors (drums) Lawrence Killian (congas, percussion) Marvin Peterson (percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 8, 1971
Mansion WorldsImpulse! AS-9254
* Impulse! AS-9254   Pharoah Sanders - Village Of The Pharoahs

Pharoah Sanders

Marvin Peterson (trumpet) Carlos Garnett (flute, voices) Harold Vic (tenor sax, voices) Pharoah Sanders (sax) Joseph Bonner (piano, harmonium) Stanley Clarke, Cecil McBee (bass) Norman Connors, William Hart (drums) Lawrence Killian (conga drums, bailophone)
"The East", Brooklyn, NY, 1971
Healing SongImpulse! AS-9227
Memories Of J.W. Coltrane-
Lumkili-
* Impulse! AS-9227, (J) UCCU-9016   Pharoah Sanders - Live At The East

Gabor Szabo

Gabor Szabo (electric, acoustic guitar) Bobby Womack (rhythm electric guitar) Wolfgang Meltz (bass) Jim Keltner (drums) Felix Falcon (Flaco) (congas) Tommy LiPuma as "The Shadow" (tambourine, gourd) Rene Hall (string arranger) with Mark Levine (piano -3) Phillip Upchurch (bass -1,7) Carmelo Garcia (tom-tom -1,2, timbales -3)
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA;
The Record Plant, Los Angeles, CA, released 1971
1.Breezin'Blue Thumb BTS 28; Impulse! MCA-29065
2.AmazonBlue Thumb BTS 28
3.Fingers-
4.Azure Blue-
5.Just A Little Communication-
6.If You Don't Want My LoveBlue Thumb BTS 28; Impulse! MCA-29065
7.I Remember WhenBlue Thumb BTS 28
* Blue Thumb BTS 28   Gabor Szabo - High Contrast
* Impulse! MCA-29065   Gabor Szabo - Memorabilia

1972

Howard Roberts

Dave Grusin (organ) Mike Wofford (electric piano) Ed Michel (synthesizer) Howard Roberts (electric guitar, guitar, acoustic guitar, synthesizer guitar, vocals, aged vocals, twelve string vocals) Jerry Scheff (Fender bass) Mayuto Correa (percussion) Diana Lee (vocals)
The Village Recorder, Los Angeles, CA & Imperial Hidley Hall, Los Angeles, CA, January 19, 1972 & summer 1974
Unfolding InImpulse! ASD-9299
Timelaps-
T.T.T.T.-
Growing National Concern-
2 dB, Eyes Of Blue-
(The Single) On This Side-
Real Freak Of Nature Historical Monument-
Slam-
Harold J. Ostly, The County Tax Assessor-
Unfolding In (On Itself)-
Mavro-
* Impulse! ASD-9299   Howard Roberts - Equinox Express Elevator

Archie Shepp

Clifford Thornton (cornet) Roy Burrowes, Charles McGhee, Michael Ridley (trumpet) Charles Greenlee, Charles Stephens, Kiane Zawadi (trombone) Hakim Jami (euphonium) Marion Brown, Clarence White (alto sax) Roland Alexander, Billy Robinson, Archie Shepp (tenor sax) James Ware (baritone sax) John Blake, Leroy Jenkins, Shankar (violin) Ronald Lipscomb, Calo Scott (cello) Walter Davis Jr. (electric piano) Cornell Dupree (guitar) Jerry Jemmott, Roland Wilson (Fender bass) Beaver Harris (drums) Ollie Anderson, Nene DeFense, Juma Sutan (percussion) Carl Hall as Henry Hull (vocals) Joshie Armstead, Albertine Robinson (backing vocals)
A&R Recording Studios, NYC, January 24, 25 & 26, 1972
Attica BluesImpulse! AS-9222
William Kunstler (narrator)
Invocation: Attica Blues-
Marion Brown (bamboo flute, percussion) Archie Shepp (soprano sax) John Blake, Leroy Jenkins, Shankar (violin) Ronald Lipscomb, Calo Scott (cello) Dave Burrell (electric piano) Cornell Dupree (guitar) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Roland Wilson (Fender bass) Beaver Harris (drums) Joe Lee Wilson (vocals)
Steam, Part 1-
Marion Brown (flute, percussion) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Bartholomew Gray (narrator)
Invocation To Mr. Parker-
Marion Brown (bamboo flute, percussion) Archie Shepp (soprano sax) John Blake, Leroy Jenkins, Shankar (violin) Ronald Lipscomb, Calo Scott (cello) Dave Burrell (electric piano) Cornell Dupree (guitar) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Roland Wilson (Fender bass) Beaver Harris (drums) Joe Lee Wilson (vocals)
Steam, Part 2-
Clifford Thornton (cornet) Roy Burrowes, Charles McGhee, Michael Ridley (trumpet) Charles Greenlee, Charles Stephens, Kiane Zawadi (trombone) Hakim Jami (euphonium) Marion Brown, Clarence White (alto sax) Roland Alexander, Billy Robinson, Archie Shepp (tenor sax) James Ware (baritone sax) Walter Davis Jr. (piano, electric piano) Roland Wilson (Fender bass) Beaver Harris (drums) Ollie Anderson, Nene DeFense, Juma Sutan (percussion)
Blues For Brother George Jackson-
William Kunstler (narrator)
Invocation: Ballad For A Child-
Archie Shepp (tenor sax) John Blake, Leroy Jenkins, Shankar (violin) Ronald Lipscomb, Calo Scott (cello) Walter Davis Jr. (piano) Cornell Dupree (guitar) Roland Wilson (Fender bass) Beaver Harris (drums) Carl Hall as Henry Hull (vocals)
Ballad For A Child-
Clifford Thornton (cornet) Roy Burrowes, Charles McGhee, Michael Ridley (trumpet) Charles Greenlee, Charles Stephens, Kiane Zawadi (trombone) Hakim Jami (euphonium) Archie Shepp (soprano sax) Clarence White (alto sax) Roland Alexander, Billy Robinson (tenor sax) James Ware (baritone sax) John Blake, Leroy Jenkins, Shankar (violin) Ronald Lipscomb, Calo Scott (cello) Walter Davis Jr. (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Billy Higgins (drums) Romulus Franceschini (conductor)
Good Bye Sweet Pops-
Clifford Thornton (cornet) Roy Burrowes, Charles McGhee, Michael Ridley (trumpet) Cal Massey (flugelhorn) Charles Greenlee, Charles Stephens, Kiane Zawadi (trombone) Hakim Jami (euphonium) Clarence White (alto sax) Roland Alexander, Billy Robinson, Archie Shepp (tenor sax) James Ware (baritone sax) John Blake, Leroy Jenkins, Shankar (violin) Ronald Lipscomb, Calo Scott (cello) Walter Davis Jr. (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Billy Higgins (drums) Ollie Anderson, Nene DeFense, Juma Sutan (percussion) Waheeda Massey (vocals) Romulus Franceschini (conductor)
Quiet Dawn-
* Impulse! AS-9222   Archie Shepp - Attica Blues

Hugh Masekela Quintet

Hugh Masekela (flugelhorn) Dudu Pukwana (alto sax) Larry Willis (piano, electric piano) Eddie Gomez (bass) Makaya Ntshoko (drums)
Island Studios, London, England, January, 1972
Part Of A WholeBlue Thumb BTS 6003
Minawa-
The Big Apple-
Umhome-
Maseru-
Inner Crisis-
Blues For Huey-
Nomali-
Maesha-
Ingoo Pow-Pow (Children's Song)-
* Blue Thumb BTS 6003   Hugh Masekela - Home Is Where The Music Is
= Impulse! IA-9343/2   Hugh Masekela - The Dedication Series, Vol. V - The African Connection

Mel Brown

Jeff Osborne, Carle Vickers (trumpet -1,3/7) Jake Riley (trombone -1,3/7) Lorenzo Carnegie (alto sax -1,3/7) Onion Miller (tenor sax -1,3/7) Tobie Butler (baritone sax -1,3/7) Jimmy Davis (organ -1,3/7, Clavinet -2) Mel Brown (Clavinet, guitar -1,5, acoustic guitar -2, guitar -3, vocals, guitar -4, vocals, rap, guitar -6, guitar, accordion -7) Jimmie Calhoun (electric bass) Leonard Tarver (drums) Bobbye Hall (congas -1,5) John H. Brown (vocals -3) Marti McCall, Edna Wright (vocals -5)
The Village Recorder, Los Angeles, CA, January, 1972
1.Need LoveImpulse! 45-283, AS-9249, AS-9266-2
2.Home FolksImpulse! AS-9249
3.Red Cross Store-
4.Little Girl, Don't You Know-
5.Big Foot Country GirlImpulse! 45-283, AS-9249, AS-9266-2
6.Goin' Down SlowImpulse! AS-9249
7.Stinging Bea-
* Impulse! AS-9249   Mel Brown - Big Foot Country Girl
* Impulse! AS-9266-2   Various Artists - Impulsively!
* Impulse! 45-283   Mel Brown - Big Foot Country Girl / Need Love

Duke Ellington Trio

Duke Ellington (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Rufus Jones (drums)
"The Whitney Museum", NYC, April 10, 1972
Opening RemarksImpulse! IMPD-173
Medley: Black And Tan Fantasy / Prelude To A Kiss / Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me / Caravan-
Meditation-
A Mural From Two Perspectives-
Sophisticated Lady / Solitude-
Soda Fountain Rag-
New World A-Coming-
Amour, Amour-
Soul Soothing Beach-
Lotus Blossom-
Flamingo-
Le Sucrier Velors-
The Night Shepherd-
C Jam Blues-
Mood Indigo-
I'm Beginning To See The Light-
Dancers In Love-
Kixx-
Satin Doll-
* Impulse! IMPD-173   Duke Ellington - Live At The Whitney

Sun Ra And His Arkestra

Akh Tal Ebah, Lamont McClamb (Kwame Hadi) (trumpet) Charles Stephens (trombone) Pat Patrick (mistro) (clarinet) Eloe Omoe (bass clarinet) Marshall Allen, Danny Davis (alto sax) John Gilmore (tenor sax, percussion) Danny Ray Thompson (baritone sax) Alzo Wright (violin, viola) Sun Ra (keyboards, synthesizer, electric vibes) Ronnie Boykins (bass) Tommy Hunter (drums) Stanley Morgan (Atakatune) Chiea, Odun (congas) June Tyson, Ruth Wright (vocals)
El Saturn Studios, Chicago, IL, May 7, 1972
Astro BlackImpulse! AS-9255, AS-9266-2
Discipline "99"Impulse! AS-9255
Hidden Spheres-
The Cosmo-Fire, Part I-
The Cosmo-Fire, Part IIImpulse! AS-9255, AS-9267-2
The Cosmo-Fire, Part IIIImpulse! AS-9255
* Impulse! AS-9255   Sun Ra - Astro Black
* Impulse! AS-9266-2   Various Artists - Impulsively!
* Impulse! AS-9267-2   Various Artists - No Energy Crisis

John Klemmer

John Klemmer (tenor, soprano sax, Echoplex) Mike Nock (Fender Rhodes electric piano) Wilton Felder (Fender bass) Eddie Marshall (drums) Victor Feldman (percussion) Diana Lee (vocals, vocalise -3,4,6)
"The Ash Grove", Los Angeles, CA, June 17, 1972;
enchanted at The Village Recorder, Los Angeles, CA, June 22, 1972
1.Prelude IImpulse! AS-9220, IA-9354/2
2.Waterfall I-
3.Utopia: Man's Dream, Part 1Impulse! AS-9220
4.Utopia: Man's Dream, Part 2-
5.There's Some Light Ahead-
6.Centrifugal Force-
7.Prelude II-
8.Waterfall II-
* Impulse! AS-9220, MCAD-33123   John Klemmer - Waterfalls
* Impulse! IA-9354/2   Tom Scott/John Klemmer/Gato Barbieri - The Dedication Series, Vol. XIV - Foundations

John Klemmer

John Klemmer (tenor sax, Echoplex and phasing vocals, vocal and other percussion) Mike Nock (Fender Rhodes electric piano) Wilton Felder (Fender bass) Eddie Marshall (drums) plus overdubs: Peter Ivers (electric harmonica) Dean Parks (electric guitar)
"The Ash Grove", Los Angeles, CA, June 22, 1972;
Royal Hidley Hall, Los Angeles, CA, March 19, 1974
Blood Of The Sun, Primary PulseImpulse! AS-9269
Blood Of The Sun, Secondary Pulse-
Blood Of The Sun, Tertiary Pulse-
How Cum Ya Got Ta Rip Off Your Brothers-
* Impulse! AS-9269   John Klemmer - Magic And Movement

Alice Coltrane Trio With Strings

Murray Adler (concertmaster) Ronald Folsom, James Getzoff, Janice Gower, William Henderson, Nathan Kaproff, Lou Klass, Bernard Kundell, Leonard Malarsky, Gordon Marron, Sid Sharp, Jerry Vinci (violin) Marilyn Baker, Samuel Boghosian, Rollice Dale, Myra Kestenbaum, David Schwartz, Leonard Selic (viola) Jesse Ehrlich, Anne Goodman, Ray Kelley, Jan Kelly, Jerry Kessler, Ray Kramer, Ed Lustgarten (cello) Alice Coltrane (piano, organ, harp, timpani, percussion, arranger, conductor) Charlie Haden (bass) Ben Riley (drums, percussion)
The Village Recorder, Los Angeles, CA, July 5-13, 1972
Andromeda's SufferingImpulse! AS-9224, AS-9232-2
Sri Rama Ohnedaruth-
Excerpts From The Firebird-
Lord Of LordsImpulse! AS-9224
Going Home-
* Impulse! AS-9224   Alice Coltrane - Lord Of Lords
* Impulse! AS-9232-2   Alice Coltrane - Reflection On Creation And Space

Michael White

Michael White (violin) Edwin Kelly (piano) Ray Drummond (bass) Kenneth Nash (percussion) Faye Kelly, Leola Sharp, D. Jean Skinner, Joyce Walker (vocals)
The Village Recorder, Los Angeles, CA, July 17, 18 & 19, 1972
Pneuma: Part One / Part Two / Part Three / Part Four / Part FiveImpulse! AS-9221
Ebony Plaza-
Journey Of The Black Star-
The Blessing Song-
* Impulse! AS-9221, (J) UCCI-3010   Michael White - Pneuma

Archie Shepp

Harold Mabern (piano) Cornell Dupree (guitar) Ron Carter (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums) Nene DeFense (tambourine) Peggie Blue (lead vocals) Andre Franklin, Mildred Lane, Mary Stephens, Barbara White, Judith White (backing vocals)
Allegro Sound Studios, NYC, September 25-27, 1972
Rest Enough (Song To Mother)Impulse! AS-9231
Charles McGhee (trumpet) Charles Greenlee, Charles Stephens (trombone) Archie Shepp (soprano sax) John Blake, Gayle Dixon, Leroy Jenkins, Lois Siessinger (violin) Patricia Dixon, Esther Mellon (cello) Harold Mabern (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Ron Carter (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums) Nene DeFense (percussion) Peggie Blue, Andre Franklin, Mildred Lane, Mary Stephens, Barbara White, Judith White (vocals) Romulus Franceschini (conductor) Romulus Franceschini, Cal Massey (arranger)
A Prayer-
Charles McGhee (trumpet) Charles Greenlee, Charles Stephens (trombone) Archie Shepp (tenor sax) Harold Mabern (piano) Cornell Dupree (guitar) Ron Carter (electric bass) Beaver Harris (drums) Nene DeFense (tambourine) Peggie Blue, Andre Franklin, Mildred Lane, Mary Stephens, Barbara White, Judith White (vocals)
All God's Children Got A Home In The Universe-
Charles McGhee (trumpet) Charles Greenlee, Charles Stephens (trombone) Archie Shepp (tenor, soprano sax) Noel DeCosta, Gayle Dixon, Leroy Jenkins, Jerry Little (violin) Patricia Dixon, Esther Mellon (cello) Harold Mabern (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Beaver Harris (drums) Nene DeFense (percussion) Joe Lee Wilson (vocals) Romulus Franceschini (arranger) Cal Massey (arranger, conductor)
The Lady-
Charles McGhee (trumpet) Charles Greenlee, Charles Stephens (trombone) Archie Shepp (tenor sax) John Blake, Gayle Dixon, Leroy Jenkins, Lois Siessinger (violin) Patricia Dixon, Esther Mellon (cello) Harold Mabern (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Ron Carter (electric bass) Beaver Harris (drums) Nene DeFense (percussion) Peggie Blue, Andre Franklin, Mildred Lane, Mary Stephens, Barbara White, Judith White (vocals) Romulus Franceschini (conductor) Romulus Franceschini, Cal Massey (arranger)
The Cry Of My People-
Charles Greenlee (trombone) Dave Burrell (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Joe Lee Wilson (vocals)
African Drum Suite, Part 1-
Charles McGhee (trumpet) Charles Greenlee (trombone) Archie Shepp (soprano sax) Noel DeCosta, Gayle Dixon, Leroy Jenkins, Jerry Little (violin) Patricia Dixon, Esther Mellon (cello) Dave Burrell (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Beaver Harris (drums) Nene DeFense (bongos, congas) Terry Quaye (tambourine, congas) Guilherme Franco (berimbau, Brazilian percussion) Peggie Blue, Andre Franklin, Mildred Lane, Terry Quaye, Mary Stephens, Barbara White, Judith White, Joe Lee Wilson (vocals) Dave Burrell (arranger, conductor)
African Drum Suite, Part 2-
Charles McGhee (trumpet) Charles Stephens (trombone) Archie Shepp (tenor sax) Noel DeCosta, Gayle Dixon, Leroy Jenkins, Jerry Little (violin) Patricia Dixon, Esther Mellon (cello) Harold Mabern (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Beaver Harris (drums) Nene DeFense (tambourine) Joe Lee Wilson (lead vocals) Peggie Blue, Andre Franklin, Mildred Lane, Mary Stephens, Barbara White, Judith White (backing vocals) Charles Greenlee (arranger, conductor)
Come Sunday-
* Impulse! AS-9231, B0001790-02   Archie Shepp - The Cry Of My People

Sun Ra And His Astro Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra

Akh Tal Ebah (trumpet, flugelhorn, reed trumpet, vocals) Lamont McClamb (Kwame Hadi) (trumpet, percussion) Eloe Omoe (bass clarinet) Larry Northington (alto sax) Marshall Allen (alto sax, flute) Danny Davis (alto sax, flute, alto clarinet) Pat Patrick (tenor sax, electric bass) John Gilmore (tenor sax, drums, vocals) Danny Ray Thompson (baritone sax, flute) Sun Ra (piano, organ, synthesizer) Robert Underwood (drums) Lex Humphries (drums, percussion) Stanley Morgan (Atakatune) (congas, percussion) Harry Richards, Alzo Wright (percussion) Cheryl Banks, Judith Holton, June Tyson, Ruth Wright (voice)
Streeterville Sound Studios, Chicago, IL, October 19, 1972
Space Is The PlaceBlue Thumb BTS 41
Images-
Discipline-
Sea Of Sounds-
Rocket Number Nine-
* Blue Thumb BTS 41; Impulse! IMPD-249   Sun Ra - Space Is The Place

Sam Rivers Trio

Sam Rivers (tenor sax) Richard Davis (bass) Warren Smith (drums, percussion)
"Oakland University", Rochester, MI, October 27, 1972
MauveImpulse! ASD-9302, IA-9352/2
Indigo-
* Impulse! ASD-9302   Sam Rivers - Hues
* Impulse! IA-9352/2   Sam Rivers - The Dedication Series, Vol. XII - The Live Trio Sessions

Pharoah Sanders

Art Webb (flute) Pharoah Sanders (soprano sax, bells) Joe Bonner (piano) Stanley Clarke, Cecil McBee (bass) Norman Connors (drums)
A&R Recording Studios, NYC, November 22, 1972
Memories Of Lee MorganImpulse! AS-9254
* Impulse! AS-9254   Pharoah Sanders - Village Of The Pharoahs

Pharoah Sanders

James Branch (flute) Pharoah Sanders (tenor, soprano sax, flute) Joe Bonner (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Norman Connors (drums) Lawrence Killian, James Mtume, Babadal Roy (percussion)
A&R Recording Studios, NYC;
The Village Recorder, Los Angeles, CA, 1972
High LifeImpulse! AS-9233
Love Is Everywhere-
Wisdom Through Music-
The Golden Lamp-
Selflessness-
same session
Love Is EverywhereImpulse! ASD-9280
To John-
* Impulse! AS-9233   Pharoah Sanders - Wisdom Through Music
* Impulse! ASD-9280   Pharoah Sanders - Love In Us All