James Moody Catalog

1948 (age 23)

Max Roach/James Moody/Art Blakey - New Sounds  (Blue Note CDP 7 84436 2)

Dave Burnes, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) James Moody (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) James "Men Gates" Forman (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums) Gil Fuller (arranger)
Apex Studios, NYC, October 19, 1948
BN340-0The Fuller Bop Man (alt. take)
BN341-0Workshop
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 5006 entitled "James Moody And His Modernists With Chano Pozo" + 6 bonus tracks.

James Moody/George Wallington - The Beginning And End Of Bop  (Blue Note B 6503)

Dave Burnes, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) James Moody (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) James "Men Gates" Forman (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums) Gil Fuller (arranger): same session
Apex Studios, NYC, October 19, 1948
BN340-4The Fuller Bop Man
BN342-2Oh, Henry!
BN343-2Moodamorphosis
Dave Burnes, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) James Moody (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) James "Men Gates" Forman (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Chino Pozo (bongos, vocals) Gil Fuller (arranger)
Apex Studios, NYC, October 25, 1948
BN344-0Tropicana
BN345-1Cu-Ba
BN346-0Moody's All Frantic

Various Artists - 25 Years Blue Note: Anniversary Album  (Blue Note BLP 1001)

Dave Burnes, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) James Moody (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) James "Men Gates" Forman (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Chino Pozo (bongos, vocals) Gil Fuller (arranger): same session
Apex Studios, NYC, October 25, 1948
BN347-0Tin Tin Deo
** also issued on Blue Note BLP 2001, BST 82001 entitled "Blue Note Gems Of Jazz".

1949

James Moody - In The Beginning: Jazz Legacy 47  (Jazz Legacy (F) JL 97)

James Moody (tenor saxophone) Art Simmons (piano) Alvin "Buddy" Banks (bass) Clarence Terry (drums) Al Edwards (vocals)
Lausanne, Switzerland, April 30, 1949
ST3004Just Moody
ST3005Stardust
ST3008Curly Top Blues
ST3009Moody And Soul
add Frank Hooks, Trummy Young (trombone) Red Allen (alto saxophone) Sandy Scott (tenor saxophone)
KF5020Monday Blues
James Moody (tenor saxophone) Art Simmons (piano) Alvin "Buddy" Banks (bass) Clarence Terry (drums)
Zurich, Switzerland, May 1, 1949
ST3006Hot House, Part 1
ST3007Hot House, Part 2
KF5019Lover Man

James Moody - Convulsions / Oh, Well!  (Blue Star (F) 130)

Nat Peck (trombone) James Moody (tenor saxophone) Bernard Peiffer (piano) Lucien Simoens (bass) Richie Frost (drums)
Studio Technisonor, Paris, France, July 7, 1949
ST2728-2Convulsions

Various Artists - Mr. Saxophone......?  (Dial LP 211)

Nat Peck (trombone) James Moody (tenor saxophone) Bernard Peiffer (piano) Lucien Simoens (bass) Richie Frost (drums): same session
Studio Technisonor, Paris, France, July 7, 1949
ST2729-2Oh, Well! (In The Mood)

Don Byas - Verso / Recto  (Blue Star (F) 131)

Don Byas, James Moody (tenor saxophone) Bernard Peiffer (piano) Lucien Simoens (bass) Richie Frost (drums)
Studio Technisonor, Paris, France, July 7, 1949
ST2730-2Verso
ST2731-2Recto

James Moody's Greatest Hits!  (Prestige PR 7431)

Leppe Sundevall (trumpet) Arne Domnerus (alto saxophone) James Moody (tenor saxophone) Per-Arne Croona (baritone saxophone) Gosta Theselius (piano) Yngve Akerberg (bass) Anders Burman (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, October 7, 1949
mr25-AOut Of Nowhere
mr26These Foolish Things
James Moody (tenor saxophone) Thore Swanerud (piano) Yngve Akerberg (bass) Sven Bollhem (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, October 18, 1949
mr38-ABlue And Moody

James Moody - Moody's Mood For Love: Moody 49  (Metronome (Swd) MLP 15219)

Rolf Blomquist, Lennart Kohlin, James Moody (tenor saxophone) Thore Swanerud (piano) Yngve Akerberg (bass) Anders Burman (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, October 7, 1949
mr27Three Bop Mice, Part 1
mr28Three Bop Mice, Part 2
Leppe Sundevall (trumpet) James Moody (tenor saxophone) Thore Swanerud (piano) Yngve Akerberg (bass) Jack Noren (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, October 12, 1949
mr29-AI'm In The Mood For Love (I'm In The Mood For Groovin') (I'm In The Mood For Bop)
James Moody (tenor saxophone) Gosta Theselius (piano) Yngve Akerberg (bass) Jack Noren (drums)
mr30-AThe Flight Of The Bopple Bee
Leppe Sundevall (trumpet) Arne Domnerus, James Moody (alto saxophone) Gosta Theselius (tenor saxophone) Per-Arne Croona (baritone saxophone) Thore Swanerud (piano) Yngve Akerberg (bass) Anders Burman (drums)
mr31-ABody And Soul
mr32I'm In The Mood For Love (Moody's Mood For Love)
Leppe Sundevall (trumpet) Arne Domnerus (alto saxophone) James Moody (tenor saxophone) Per-Arne Croona (baritone saxophone) Thore Swanerud (piano) Yngve Akerberg (bass) Anders Burman (drums)
mr33Lester Leaps In
James Moody (tenor saxophone) Ulf Linde (vibraphone) Thore Swanerud (piano) Rolf Berg (guitar) Yngve Akerberg (bass) Anders Burman (drums)
mr34Indiana
mr35-AGood Bait
mr36Dexterious
James Moody (tenor saxophone) Thore Swanerud (piano) Yngve Akerberg (bass) Sven Bollhem (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, October 18, 1949
mr37-AOver The Rainbow

1950

James Moody - Delooney / In The Anna  (Swing (F) SW 363)

Nat Peck (trombone) Red Allen, Hubert Fol (alto saxophone) James Moody (tenor saxophone) Claude Pallier (baritone saxophone) Raymond Fol (piano, celeste) Alvin "Buddy" Banks (bass) Benny Bennett (drums)
Paris, France, July 7, 1950
OSW700-1Delooney
OSW702-2In The Anna

James Moody  (Pathe (F) 45EA 27)

Nat Peck (trombone) Red Allen, Hubert Fol (alto saxophone) James Moody (tenor saxophone) Claude Pallier (baritone saxophone) Raymond Fol (piano, celeste) Alvin "Buddy" Banks (bass) Benny Bennett (drums): same session
Paris, France, July 7, 1950
OSW701Real Cool

Kenny Clarke/James Moody - The Paris Bebop Sessions  (Prestige PR 7605)

James Moody (tenor saxophone) Ralph Schecroun (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Paris, France, October 9, 1950
OSW704-1Nath

Various Artists - Swing Sessions, Vol. 10  (Pathe (F) C054-16030)

James Moody (tenor saxophone) Ralph Schecroun (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums): same session
Paris, France, October 9, 1950
OSW704-2Nath
OSW705I Can't Get Started
OSW706Riffin' And Raffin'
OSW707St. Louis Blues
OSW708In A Rush
OSW709Embraceable You

1951

James Moody's Greatest Hits!, Vol. 2  (Prestige PR 7441)

Leppe Sundevall (bass trumpet) Arne Domnerus, James Moody (alto saxophone) Carl-Henrik Norin (tenor saxophone) Lars Gullin (baritone saxophone) Rolf Larsson (piano) Gunnar Almstedt (bass) Anders Burman (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, January 23, 1951
mr192The Man I Love
mr193Again
mr194Embraceable You
mr195-AHow Deep Is The Ocean
same personnel
Stockholm, Sweden, January 24, 1951
mr196Am I Blue
mr197I'll Get By
Sixten Eriksson (trumpet) James Moody (tenor saxophone) Lars Gullin (baritone saxophone) Rolf Larsson (piano) Gunnar Almstedt (bass) Jack Noren (drums)
mr198-ALove Walked In
mr199-AAndrew Got Married (Moody's Got Rhythm) (Good Deal)
James Moody (tenor saxophone) Lars Gullin (baritone saxophone) Rolf Larsson (piano) Gunnar Almstedt (bass) Anders Burman (drums)
mr200Moody's Bounce (Hey! Jim) (Moody's Blues)
mr201-ATwo Feathers (Two Fathers)
unidentified harp and strings replaces Gullin
Stockholm, Sweden, January 25, 1951
mr210-ACherokee
mr211-APennies From Heaven

James Moody - Moody's Mood  (Vogue (F) LD 018)

Rene Reumont (French horn) Max Porret (flute) Robert Jeannoutot (oboe) Henri Bellicourt (clarinet, bass clarinet) James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone) Marcel Beaujojan, Lionel Gali, Jean Gaunet, Charles Vaudevoir (violin) Robert Jadoux, Guy Rogne (cello) Bernard Galais (harp) Raymond Fol (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Pierre Lemarchand (drums) Pepito Riebe (bongos) Andre Hodeir (arranger, conductor)
Paris, France, July 13, 1951
V4055Loving You The Way I Do
V4056Bedelia
V4057Autumn Leaves
V4058So Very Pretty
V4059Singing For You
V4060Shades Of Blonde
V4061Jackie My Little Cat
V4062September Serenade
** also issued on Blue Note BLP 5005 entitled "James Moody With Strings".

James Moody Quintet  (Vogue (F) LD 036)

Roger Guerin (trumpet) James Moody (alto saxophone) Raymond Fol (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Pierre Lemarchand (drums)
Paris, France, July 27, 1951
51V4079More Than You Know
51V4080Deep Purple
51V4081I Cover The Waterfront
51V4083That's My Desire
51V4084Bootsie
51V4085Bird Song (Lover Come Back To Me)
51V4086This Is Always
** also issued on Roost RLP 405 entitled "James Moody In France".

Various Artists - Blues Moderne: Jazz Pour Vous 2  (Pop (F) CBM 60010-30)

Roger Guerin (trumpet) James Moody (alto saxophone) Raymond Fol (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Pierre Lemarchand (drums): same session
Paris, France, July 27, 1951
51V4082Moody's Mode

James Moody - The Moody Story  (EmArcy MG 36031)

John Grims (trumpet) Bob Range (trombone) James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) John Acea (piano) Larry Goins (bass) Chink Williams (drums)
NYC, October 24, 1951
4605Serenade In Blue
4606Margie
4607Moody's Home
4608Wiggle Wag
Dave Burns (trumpet) Donald Cole (trombone) James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone) Numa Moore (baritone saxophone) Sadik Hakim (piano) unknown (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums)
NYC, May 21, 1952
9163Until The Real Thing Comes Along
9165Moody's Theme
unknown (trombone) replaces Cole
NYC, June 6, 1952
4811The Bite
4812Poor Butterfly
4814St. Louis Blues
Dave Burns (trumpet) Donald Cole, Bennie Green (trombone) James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone) Numa Moore (baritone saxophone) Sadik Hakim (piano) unknown (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums) Babs Gonzales (vocals -1)
NYC, June 15, 1953
1. 9464The James Moody Story
2. 9465And Now Moody Speaks
** also issued on EmArcy (J) 195J-10104 entitled "The Complete James Moody On EmArcy".

The Complete James Moody On EmArcy  (EmArcy (J) 195J-10104)

Dave Burns (trumpet) Donald Cole (trombone) James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone) Numa Moore (baritone saxophone) Sadik Hakim (piano) unknown (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums)
NYC, May 21, 1952
9166My Ideal
unknown (trombone) replaces Cole
NYC, June 6, 1952
4813-1My Ideal (take 1)
4813-4My Ideal (take 4)
** reissue of EmArcy MG 36031 entitled "The Moody Story" + 5 bonus tracks.

1952

James Moody - Moodsville  (EmArcy MG 26040)

Dave Burns (trumpet) Donald Cole (trombone) James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone) Numa Moore (baritone saxophone) Sadik Hakim (piano) unknown (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums) Babs Gonzales (vocals)
NYC, May 21, 1952
9164Hey Jim

1953

Various Artists - Vol. 3 - The Jazz Giants: Reeds, Part 1  (EmArcy MG 36050)

Dave Burns (trumpet) Donald Cole, Bennie Green (trombone) James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone) Numa Moore (baritone saxophone) Sadik Hakim (piano) unknown (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums)
NYC, June 15, 1953
9466Feelin' Low
9467Wail Bait

1954

James Moody - Moody  (Prestige PRLP 7072)

Dave Burns (trumpet) William Shepherd (trombone) James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone) Pee Wee Moore (baritone saxophone) Sadik Hakim (piano) John Latham (bass) Joe Harris (drums) Eddie Jefferson (vocals -4)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 8, 1954
1. 548N.J.R. (I'm Gone)
2. 549A Hundred Years From Today
3. 550Keepin' Up With Jonesy
4. 551Workshop
Dave Burns (trumpet) William Shepherd (trombone) James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone) Pee Wee Moore (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Boyd (piano) John Latham (bass) Joe Harris (drums) Iona Wade (vocals -1)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 12, 1954
1. 564That Man O' Mine
2. 565Over The Rainbow
3. 566Jack Raggs
4. 567Mambo With Moody
Dave Burns (trumpet) William Shepherd (trombone) James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone) Pee Wee Moore (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Boyd (piano) John Latham (bass) Clarence Johnston (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 29, 1954
624Blues In The Closet
625Moody's Mood For Love
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1837-2.

James Moody's Moods  (Prestige PRLP 7056)

Dave Burns (trumpet) William Shepherd (trombone) James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone) Pee Wee Moore (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Boyd (piano) John Latham (bass) Clarence Johnston (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 29, 1954
623-1It Might As Well Be Spring
623-2It Might As Well Be Spring (alt. take)
Dave Burns (trumpet) William Shepherd (trombone) James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone) Pee Wee Moore (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Boyd (piano) John Latham (bass) Clarence Johnston (drums) Eddie Jefferson (vocals -2)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 28, 1955
1. 687Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen
2. 688I Got The Blues
3. 689Blue Walk
4. 690Faster James
Dave Burns (trumpet) William Shepherd (trombone) James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone) Pee Wee Moore (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Boyd (piano) John Latham (bass) Clarence Johnston (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 24, 1955
793Jammin' With James
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 12, 1955
835The Strut
836A Sinner Kissed An Angel
** also issued on Prestige PR 7554; Original Jazz Classics OJC 188, OJCCD 188-2.

1955 (age 30)

James Moody - Hi-Fi Party  (Prestige PRLP 7011)

Dave Burns (trumpet) William Shepherd (trombone) James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone) Pee Wee Moore (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Boyd (piano) John Latham (bass) Clarence Johnston (drums) Eddie Jefferson (vocals -2)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 23, 1955
1. 785There Will Never Be Another You
2. 786Disappointed
3. 787Hard To Get
4. 788Little Rocky
Dave Burns (trumpet) William Shepherd (trombone) James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone) Pee Wee Moore (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Boyd (piano) John Latham (bass) Clarence Johnston (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 24, 1955
789Big Ben
790Little John
791Show Eyes
792And You Called My Name
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1780-2.

James Moody - Wail Moody, Wail  (Prestige PRLP 7036)

Dave Burns (trumpet) William Shepherd (trombone) James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone) Pee Wee Moore (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Boyd (piano) John Latham (bass) Clarence Johnston (drums): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 12, 1955
831The Golden Touch
832The Nearness Of You
833The Donkey Serenade
834Moody's Blue Again
837Wail, Moody, Wail
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1791-2.

1956

James Moody - Flute 'N The Blues  (Argo LP 603)

Johnny Coles (trumpet) William Shepherd (trombone) James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone, flute) Pee Wee Moore (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Boyd (piano) John Lathan (bass) Clarence Johnston (drums) Eddie Jefferson (vocals -3,4,6)
Chicago, IL, February, 1956?
1. 8049Flute 'N The Blues
2. 8050Breaking The Blues
3. 8051Birdland Story
4. 8052Parker's Mood
5. 8054Boo's Tune
6. 8055?I Cover The Waterfront
7. 8056It Could Happen To You
8. 8057Easy Living
9. 8058Body And Soul
10. 8060Richard's Blues

James Moody - Everything You've Always Wanted To Know About Sax (And Flute)  (Cadet 2CA 60010)

James Moody (woodwinds) and others
possibly Chicago, IL, February-March, 1956
9251Moody's Mood For Cha Cha
Howard McGhee (trumpet) Bernard McKinney (trombone) James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone, flute) Musa Kaleem (baritone saxophone) Sonny Donaldson (piano) Steve Davis (bass) Arnold Enlow (drums)
"Jazz Workshop", San Francisco, CA, 1961
10955Bloozey

James Moody - Moody's Mood For Love  (Argo LP 613)

John Coles (trumpet) Donald Cole (trombone) James Moody (tenor saxophone, flute) Tate Houston (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Boyd (piano) John Latham (bass) Clarence Johnston (drums) Eddie Jefferson (vocals -1)
Chicago, IL, December 14, 1956
1. 8356I'm In The Mood For Love
2. 8357Billie's Bounce
3. 8358You Go To My Head
4. 8359Phil Up
John Coles (trumpet -1/3) Jimmy Boyd (peck horn -1, piano -2/4) James Moody (tenor saxophone, flute) Benny Golson (piano -1) John Latham (bass) Clarence Johnston (drums)
Chicago, IL, January 13, 1957
1. 8384Foolin' The Blues
2. 8386Mean To Me
3. 8387Stardust
4.Plus Eight

1958

James Moody - Last Train From Overbrook  (Argo LP 637)

Sonny Cohn, Flip Ricard, Earl Turner (trumpet) John Avant (trombone) Bill Atkins, Lenny Druss (alto saxophone) Eddie Johnson, Sandy Mosse, Vito Price (tenor saxophone) James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone, flute) Pat Patrick (baritone saxophone) Floyd Morris or Junior Mance (piano) John Gray (guitar) Johnnie Pate (bass, tuba, arranger) Red Holt (drums)
Chicago, IL, September 13, 14 & 16, 1958
9009What's New
9010There She Goes
9011Don't Worry About Me
9012The Moody One
9012-?The Moody One (False Start)
9013Yvonne
9014Last Train From Overbrook
9015All The Things You Are
9016Tico Tico
9017Brother Yusef
9018Why Don't You

1959

James Moody  (Argo LP 648)

Johnny Coles (trumpet) Tom McIntosh (trombone) James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone, flute) Musa Kaleem (baritone saxophone) Gene Kee (piano) John Lathen (bass) Clarence Johnston (drums)
Chicago, IL, August, 1959
9668Out Of Nowhere
9669 | K8OW-9628Darben The Redd Fox
9670 | K8OW-9629Little Girl Blue
9671Daahoud
9672With Malice Toward None
9673Cookie
9674R.B.Q.
9675Yesterdays

Hey! It's James Moody  (Argo LP 666)

James Moody (tenor saxophone, flute) Johnny Gray (guitar) Eldee Young (bass) Clarence Johnston (drums) Eddie Jefferson (vocals -9,10)
Ter-Mar Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, December 29, 1959
1. 9930Trouble In De Lowlands
2. 9931Tali
3. 9932Please Say Yes
4. 9933Stella By Starlight
5. 9934Indian Summer
6. 9935Blue Jubilee
7. 9936Woody'n You
8. 9937Don't Blame Me
9. 9938Last Train From Overbrook
10. 9939Summertime

1960

James Moody - Moody With Strings  (Argo LP 679)

Ray Alonge, John Barrows, Jim Buffington (French horn) James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone, flute) Phil Bonder, Leon Cohen, Joseph Soldo (woodwinds) Tommy Flanagan (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Torrie Zito (arranger, conductor)
NYC, July 5 & 6, 1960, January 16, 1961
10677Another Day
10678Dorian Mood
10679Fools Rush In
James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone, flute) Hank Jones (piano) John Beal (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) unidentified large string orchestra, Torrie Zito (arranger, conductor)
10680Dorothee
10681A Song Of Love
10682All My Life
10683I Remember Clifford
Burt Collins, Irving Markowitz, Don Stratton (trumpet) Tom McIntosh, Freddie Zito (trombone) Ray Alonge, Richard Berg (French horn) Don Butterfield (tuba) James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone, flute) Torrie Zito (piano, arranger, conductor) George Duvivier (bass) Tom Gillen (drums)
10684Love Walked In
10685?Love For Sale
10686Somerset
10687I'm Old Fashioned

1961

James Moody - Cookin' The Blues  (Argo LP 756)

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Bernard McKinney (trombone) James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone, flute) Musa Kaleem (baritone saxophone) Sonny Donaldson (piano) Steve Davis (bass) Arnold Enlow (drums) Eddie Jefferson (vocals -3,8)
"Jazz Workshop", San Francisco, CA, 1961
1. 10956Little Buck
2. 10957Home Fries
3. 10958Disappointed
4. 10959It Might As Well Be Spring
5. 10960One For Nat
6. 10961Bunny Boo
7. 10962The Jazz Twist
8. 10963Sister Sadie
9.Moody Flooty

1962

James Moody - Another Bag  (Argo LP 695)

Paul Serrano (trumpet) John Avant (trombone) James Moody (tenor saxophone, flute) Kenny Barron (piano) Ernest Outlaw (bass) Marshall Thompson (drums) Tom McIntosh (arranger)
Ter-Mar Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, January 30, 1962
11439The Day After
11441Sassy Lady
11442Ally, Part 1
11443Ally, Part 2
11444Pleyel D'Jaime
11445Spastic
Ally, Part 3
Minuet In G
Cup Bearers

1963

James Moody - Great Day  (Argo LP 725)

Johnny Coles, Thad Jones (trumpet) Hubert Laws (flute) James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone, flute) Hank Jones or Bernie Leighton (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Tom McIntosh (arranger)
NYC, June 17 & 18, 1963
12522Malice Toward None
12523The Search
12524Blues Impromptu
12525Opales'que
12526Let's Try
12527Great Day
12528One Never Knows
** also issued on Chess CH 91522, CH 9117.

James Moody - Comin' On Strong  (Argo LP 740)

James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone, flute) Kenny Barron (piano, organ) George Eskridge (guitar) Chris White (bass) Rudy Collins (drums)
NYC, September 16, 1963
12704I've Grown Accustomed To Your Face
12705Zanzibar
12706Sonnymoon For Two
12707Dizzy
12708Ole
12709Please Send Me Someone To Love
12710Autumn Leaves
12711In Other Words (Fly Me To The Moon)

1964

James Moody - Running The Gamut  (Scepter LP 525)

Thad Jones (trumpet) James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone, flute) Patti Bown (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Albert Heath (drums) Marie Volpee (vocals -2)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, August 1 & 4, 1964
1.Buster's Last Stand
2.Paint The Town Red
3.Em Prean Shore
4.Capers
5.If You Grin (You're In)
6.Wayward Plaint
7.Figurine
** also issued on UpFront UPF 177 entitled "James Moody's Moods".

New York Jazz Sextet - Group Therapy  (Scepter LP 526)

Patti Bown (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Marie Volpee (vocals)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, August 1 & 4, 1964
Giant Steps
Art Farmer (flugelhorn) Tom McIntosh (trombone) James Moody (tenor saxophone, flute) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
NYC, December 27, 1965, January 17, 1966
Bottom On Top
Supplication
Another Look
Dim After Day
Indian Summer
Joy Shout

1965 (age 40)

James Moody, Thad Jones And Art Farmer - Group Therapy  (DJM Records (E) DJM 22039)

Art Farmer (flugelhorn) Tom McIntosh (trombone) James Moody (tenor saxophone, flute) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
NYC, December 27, 1965, January 17, 1966
Signature

1966

James Moody - Moody And The Brass Figures  (Milestone MLP 1005)

Snooky Young (trumpet) Joe Newman, Jimmy Owens (trumpet, flugelhorn) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Don Butterfield (tuba) James Moody (tenor saxophone) Kenny Barron (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Tom McIntosh (arranger, conductor)
NYC, October, 1966
Smack-A-Mac
Bess, You Is My Woman Now
Love, Where Are You
Au Privave
Simplicity And Beauty
James Moody (tenor saxophone, flute) Kenny Barron (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Cherokee
The Moon Was Yellow
Ruby, My Dear
Never Again
** also issued on Milestone MSP 9005; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1099-2.

1968

James Moody - The Blues And Other Colors  (Milestone MSP 9023)

Britt Woodman (trombone) Jim Buffington (French horn) James Moody (flute) Alfred Brown (viola) Charles McCracken, Kermit Moore (cello) Dick Katz (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Linda November (vocals) Tom McIntosh (arranger, conductor)
NYC, August 14, 1968
Gone Are The Days
Feeling Low
You Got To Pay
Johnny Coles (trumpet, flugelhorn) Tom McIntosh (trombone, arranger, conductor) Joe Farrell (alto flute, oboe, alto saxophone) James Moody (soprano saxophone, flute) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Kenny Barron (piano) Ron Carter (bass, electric bass) Freddie Waits (drums)
NYC, January 3, February 11, 1969
Main Stem
A Statement
Old Folks
Johnny Coles (trumpet, flugelhorn) Tom McIntosh (trombone, arranger, conductor) Joe Farrell (alto flute, oboe, alto saxophone) James Moody (soprano saxophone, flute) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Kenny Barron (piano) Sam Brown (guitar) Ben Tucker (bass, electric bass) Freddie Waits (drums)
Everyone Needs It
Savannah Calling
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 954-2.

1969

James Moody - Don't Look Away Now!  (Prestige PR 7625)

James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone) Barry Harris (piano) Bob Cranshaw (electric bass) Alan Dawson (drums) Eddie Jefferson (vocals -7,8)
NYC, February 14, 1969
1.Darbin The Redd Fox
2.Don't Look Away Now!
3.Hear Me
4.Last Train From Overbrook
5.When I Fall In Love
6.Easy Living
7.Hey Herb!
8.Where's Alpert
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 925-2.

1971

James Moody - Heritage Hum  (Perception Records PLP 22)

James Moody (tenor saxophone, flute) Michael Longo (piano) Samuel Jones (bass) Frederick Waits (drums) Eddie Jefferson (vocals)
NYC, circa 1971
Heritage Hum
Song For Sore Ears
Road Runner
Can't Fool Around With Love
Rainy Days
Travel On
Soul Searching
Parker's Mood
Pennies From Heaven

1972

James Moody - Never Again!  (Muse MR 5001)

James Moody (tenor saxophone, flute) Mickey Tucker (organ) Roland Wilson (electric bass) Eddie Gladden (drums)
NYC, June 8, 1972
Never Again
Secret Love
A Little 3 For L.C.
St. Thomas
This One's For You
Freedom Jazz Dance

1973

James Moody - Feelin' It Together  (Muse MR 5020)

James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone, flute) Kenny Barron (piano, electric piano, harpsichord) Larry Ridley (bass) Freddie Waits (drums, percussion, tin flute)
Media Sound Studios, NYC, January 15, 1973
Anthropology
Dreams
Autumn Leaves
Wave
Morning Glory
Kriss Kross

James Moody - Sax And Flute Man  (Paula LPS 4003)

James Moody (tenor saxophone, flute) Tennyson Stephens (piano) Jodie Christian (piano, tambourine) Richard Evans (bass) Marshall Thompson (jazz drums, congas) Andre Fisher (rock drums)
P.S. Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, 1973
Don't Let Me Be Lonely
Good Sense Humor Man
First Thing In The Morning
Country City Country
World Is A Ghetto
Trilby
You're Right As Rain
Moody's Mood

1976 (age 51)

James Moody - Timeless Aura  (Vanguard VSD 79366)

Joe Newman (trumpet) James Moody (tenor, alto, soprano saxophone) Kenny Barron (piano) Roland Prince (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums) Emanuel Rahim (percussion)
NYC, 1976
A Statement
Old King Tut
Stefanie
Funky Jazz Walk
A Funky Aura
Keep It Greasy
Pot Licka

James Moody - Sun Journey  (Vanguard VSD 79381)

Randy Brecker (trumpet) Clark Terry (flugelhorn) James Moody (tenor, alto, soprano saxophone) Kenny Barron (piano) Roland Prince (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Eddie Gladden (drums) Emanuel Rahim (percussion)
NYC, 1976
This Masquerade
Moody's Mood For Love
Clabber Biscuits
Last Train From Overbrook
Sun Journey
Sun In Pisces

1977

James Moody - Beyond This World  (Vanguard VSD 79404)

James Moody (tenor, soprano saxophone, flute, vocals) Mark Grey (keyboards) Billy Butler, Carl Lynch (guitar) Herb Bushler (bass) Jimmy Johnson (percussion) Tom McIntosh (arranger)
NYC, 1977
Nairobi To Soulville
Love Was The Cause
The Television Song
Beyond This World
You Follow Me
Dis-Kom-Blu-Ba-Late Me Baby
Put Your Shoes On Baby

1986 (age 61)

James Moody - Something Special  (Novus 3004-1-N)

James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone, flute) Kirk Lightsey (piano) Todd Coolman (bass) Idris Muhammad (drums)
NYC, July 1 & 2, 1986
I'm In The Mood For Love
Real Feels Good
Nubian Fantasies
Transfer To Manhattan
More Than You Know
Inside Lover

1989

James Moody - Sweet And Lovely  (Novus 3063-1-N)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals -3,7) James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone, flute, vocals) Marc Copland as Marc Cohen (piano, synthesizer) Todd Coolman (bass) Akira Tana (drums)
NYC, March 11, 12 & 13, 1989
1.My Melancholy Baby
2.Sweet And Lovely
3.Con Alma
4.Skippin'
5.Confirmation
6.My Ideal
7.Get The Booty

2003 (age 78)

James Moody - Homage  (Savoy SVY 17200)

Jeremy Pelt (trumpet) Jim Rotondi (flugelhorn) David Gibson (trombone) John Clark (French horn) Lawrence Feldman (bass flute, flute) Charles Pillow (English horn) James Moody (tenor saxophone, rap) David Hazeltine (piano) Scott Kinsey (keyboards, electric piano, piano, programs) Vic Juris (guitar) Todd Coolman (bass) Hans Glawischnig (electric bass, bass) Billy Kilson, Anthony Pinciotti (drums) Don Alias (congas, percussion) The Kid Next Door (all other sounds) Mostly Bandits (vocals) Bob Belden (arranger)
Avatar Studios, NYC, May 21-23, 2003
A Message To Moody
Lazy Afternoon
Into The Shadows
Main Title: Glengarry, Glenross
Simplicity And Beauty
We All Love Moody
Moody Tune
And Then Again
Homage
Love Was The Cause For All Good Things

2006 (age 81)

The James Moody And Hank Jones Quartet - Our Delight  (IPO Recordings IPOC 1013)

James Moody (tenor saxophone, flute) Hank Jones (piano) Todd Coolman (bass) Adam Nussbaum (drums) Roberta Gambarini (vocals -12)
NYC, June 28 & 29, 2006
1.Our Delight
2.Birk's Works
3.Con Alma
4.Lady Bird
5.Eternal Triangle
6.Body And Soul
7.Good Bait
8.Darben The Red Foxx
9.Soul Trane
10.Woody'n You
11.Old Folks
12.Moody's Groove

2008

James Moody - Moody 4A  (IPO Recordings IPOC 1016)

James Moody (tenor saxophone) Kenny Barron (piano) Todd Coolman (bass) Lewis Nash (drums)
NYC, July 21 & 22, 2008
Secret Love
Voyager
'Round Midnight
Without A Song
Stella By Starlight
East Of The Sun
Stablemates
Bye Bye Blackbird

James Moody - Moddy 4B  (IPO Recordings IPOC 1017)

James Moody (tenor saxophone) Kenny Barron (piano) Todd Coolman (bass) Lewis Nash (drums): same personnel
NYC, July 23, 2008
Take The "A" Train
Hot House
Speak Low
Polka Dots And Moonbeams
I Love You
O.P. Update
Nikara's Song
Along Came Betty
But Not For Me