Kenny Barron Catalog

1973 (age 30)

Kenny Barron - Sunset To Dawn  (Muse MR 5018)

Kenny Barron (keyboards) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Freddie Waits (drums) Richard Landrum, Warren Smith (percussion)
RCA Studios, NYC, April 2, 1973
Sunset
A Flower
Swamp Demon
Al-Kifha
Delores Street, S.F.
Dawn
** also issued on Muse MCD 6014.

1974

Kenny Barron - Peruvian Blue  (Muse MR 5044)

Kenny Barron (piano, Clavinet, electric piano) Ted Dunbar (guitar) David Williams (bass, Fender Jazz bass) Albert Heath (drums) Richard Landrum (congas, percussion) Sonny Morgan (percussion)
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, March 14, 1974
Peruvian Blue
Blue Monk
The Procession
Two Areas
Here's That Rainy Day
In The Meantime

1975

Kenny Barron/Ted Dunbar - In Tandem  (Muse MR 5140)

Kenny Barron (piano -1/3) Ted Dunbar (guitar -1,3,4)
"Livingston Campus Of Rutgers University", Piscataway, NJ, February 15, 1975
1.Summertime
2.Here's That Rainy Day
3.Aruba
4.On The Trail

Kenny Barron - Lucifer  (Muse MR 5070)

Charles Sullivan (trumpet) Bill Barron (soprano saxophone) James Spaulding (alto saxophone, bass flute) Kenny Barron (piano, electric piano, Clavinet, string synthesizer, cowbells) Carlos Alomar (acoustic,electric guitar) Chris White (electric bass) Billy Hart (drums)
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, April 28, 1975
Spirits
Firefly
Ethereally Yours
Hellbound
Lucifer
Oleo

1978

Kenny Barron - Innocence  (Wolf Records WOLF 1203)

Sonny Fortune (saxophones) Kenny Barron (keyboards) Buster Williams (bass) Ben Riley (drums) Rafael Cruz (percussion)
Regent Sound Studios, NYC, released 1978
Sunshower
Innocence
Bacchanal
Jimmy Owens (trumpet) Kenny Barron (keyboards) Gary King (bass) Brian Brake (drums) Billy Hart (percussion)
Sunday Morning
Nothing To Fear

1980

Kenny Barron - Golden Lotus  (Muse MR 5220)

Kenny Barron (piano)
Downtown Sound Studio, NYC, April 4, 1980
Darn That Dream
John Stubblefield (tenor saxophone) Steve Nelson (vibraphone) Kenny Barron (piano) Buster Williams (bass) Ben Riley (drums)
Sound Heights Studio, Brooklyn, NY, April 18, 1980
Golden Lotus
Dewdrop
Cincero
Row House

1981

Kenny Barron - At The Piano  (Xanadu 188)

Kenny Barron (piano)
RCA Studio C, NYC, February 13, 1981
Bud-Like
Star-Crossed Lovers
Misterioso
Calypso
Body And Soul
Enchanted Flower
Rhythm-A-Ning
** also issued on Prevue Records CD PR 3.

Dolo Coker/Bob Mover/Barry Harris/Kenny Barron/Jimmy Raney/Al Cohn And Billy Mitchell - Anniversary  (Xanadu 201)

Kenny Barron (piano): same session
RCA Studio C, NYC, February 13, 1981
Wazuri Blues

1982

Kenny Barron Trio - Imo Live  (WhyNot (J) PAP-25032)

Kenny Barron (piano) Buster Williams (bass) Ben Riley (drums)
"Imo House", Nakano Minami Guchi, Tokyo, Japan, June 9, 1982
And Then Again
Manha De Carnaval
Rhythm-A-Ning
Someday My Prince Will Come
** also issued on WhyNot (J) 32ED-5020, WYN-79417CD entitled "Live". PJL (J) MTCJ-2018.

Kenny Barron - Spiral  (Baybridge (J) KUX-174-B)

Kenny Barron (piano)
Teichiku Kaikan Studio, Tokyo, Japan, June 21, 1982
Spiral
Passion Dance
Reflections
Dolores Street
Little Niles
Maiden Voyage
** also issued on Eastwind (E) EWIND-709; imc (Eu) EWCD 709.

1983 (age 40)

Kenny Barron Trio - Green Chimneys  (Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1008)

Kenny Barron (piano) Buster Williams (bass) Ben Riley (drums)
Studio 44, Monster, Holland, July 9, 1983
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
Don't Explain
There Is No Greater Love
Green Chimneys
Straight, No Chaser
Time Was
** also issued on Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1008 CD.

Kenny Barron Trio - Green Chimneys  (Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1008 CD)

Kenny Barron (piano) Buster Williams (bass) Ben Riley (drums): same session
Studio 44, Monster, Holland, July 9, 1983
Time Was (take 2)
Kenny Barron (piano)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 31, 1987
Skylark
When Lights Are Low
Morning Blues
** reissue of Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1008 + 4 bonus tracks.

1984

Kenny Barron - 1+1+1  (Black-Hawk BKH 50601)

Kenny Barron (piano) Michael Moore (bass -1,4,5) Ron Carter (bass -2,3,6,8)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 23 & 24, 1984
1.The Man I Love
2.United Blues
3.Prelude To A Kiss
4.C Jam Blues
5.In Your Own Sweet Way
6.Giant Steps
7.'Round Midnight
8.Beautiful Love

Kenny Barron - Landscape  (Baystate (J) RJL-8103)

Kenny Barron (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Al Foster (drums)
Vanguard Studios, NYC, October 5, 1984
Hush-A-Bye
Spring Is Here
Kojo No Tsuki
Ringo Oiwake
Calypso
Dear Old Stockholm
Sunset
** also issued on Limetree (Du) MLP 0020, MCD 0020 entitled "Kenny Barron Trio - Landscape".

Kenny Barron - Autumn In New York  (Uptown UP 27.26)

Kenny Barron (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Frederick Waits (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 14, 1984
New York Attitude
Autumn In New York
Joanne Julia
Bemsha Swing
Embraceable You
Lemuria
** also issued on Uptown UPCD 27.41 entitled "New York Attitude".

Kenny Barron - New York Attitude  (Uptown UPCD 27.41)

Kenny Barron (piano) Rufus Reid (bass -1,3) Frederick Waits (drums -1,3)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 14, 1984
1.My One Sin
2.You Don't Know What Love Is
3.Embraceable You (take 1)
** reissue of Uptown UP 27.26 entitled "Autumn In New York" + 3 bonus tracks.

Various Artists - An Uptown Christmas  (Uptown UPCD 27.33)

Kenny Barron (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Frederick Waits (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 14, 1984
The Christmas Song

1985

Kenny Barron - Scratch  (Enja (G) 4092)

Kenny Barron (piano) Dave Holland (bass -1/3,5,6) Daniel Humair (drums -1/3,5,6)
ERAS Studio, NYC, March 11, 1985
1.Scratch
2.Quite Times
3.Water Lily
4.Song For Abdullah
5.The Third Eye
6.And Then Again
** also issued on Enja (G) ENJ 4092-2.

Kenny Barron - Scratch  (Enja (G) ENJ 4092-2)

Kenny Barron (piano) Dave Holland (bass) Daniel Humair (drums)
ERAS Studio, NYC, March 11, 1985
Jacob's Ladder
** reissue of Enja (G) 4092 + 1 bonus track.

1986

Kenny Barron - What If?  (Enja (G) 5013)

Wallace Roney (trumpet -1,2,5,6) John Stubblefield (tenor saxophone -1,2,5,6) Kenny Barron (piano) Cecil McBee (bass -1/3,5,6) Victor Lewis (drums -1/6)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 17, 1986
1.Phantoms
2.What If?
3.Close To You Alone
4.Dexterity
5.Voyage
6.Lullaby
7.Trinkle, Tinkle
** also issued on Enja (G) ENJ 5013-2.

Kenny Barron And Buster Williams - Two As One  (Red Record (It) RR 214)

Kenny Barron (piano) Buster Williams (bass)
"Umbria Jazz Festival", "Teatro Morlacchi", Perugia, Italy, July 14, 1986
All Of You
This Time The Dream's On Me
Someday My Prince Will Come
I Love You
My Funny Valentine
** also issued on Red Record (It) RR 123214.2.

1988

Kenny Barron - Live At Fat Tuesdays  (Enja (G) 5071)

Eddie Henderson (trumpet -1,3/5) John Stubblefield (tenor saxophone -1,3/5) Kenny Barron (piano) Cecil McBee (bass -1,3/5) Victor Lewis (drums -1,3/5)
"Fat Tuesday's", NYC, January 15 & 16, 1988
1.There Is No Greater Love
2.Misterioso
3.Lunacy
4.Sand Dune
5.518
** also issued on Enja (G) ENJ 5071-49.

Kenny Barron - Live At Fat Tuesdays  (Enja (G) ENJ 5071-49)

Eddie Henderson (trumpet) John Stubblefield (tenor saxophone) Kenny Barron (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Victor Lewis (drums)
"Fat Tuesday's", NYC, January 15 & 16, 1988
Something For Ramone
Dreams
** reissue of Enja (G) 5071 + 2 bonus tracks.

1989

Kenny Barron-John Hicks Quartet - Rhythm-A-Ning  (Candid CCD 79044)

Kenny Barron (Steinway grand piano) John Hicks (Steinway grand piano -1/4,6) Walter Booker (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
"5th Annual Riverside Park Arts Festival", NYC, September 3, 1989
1.Sunshower
2.Naima's Love Song
3.Blue Monk
4.After The Morning
5.Ghost Of Yesterday
6.Rhythm-A-Ning

1990

The Artistry Of Kenny Barron  (Wave (E) CD 34)

Kenny Barron (piano) Peter Ind (bass) Mark Taylor (drums)
"Bass Clef", London, England, March 21, 1990
Morning Of The Carnival
Like Someone In Love
Body And Soul
Rhythm-A-Ning
Lover Man
Well, You Needn't

Kenny Barron - The Only One  (Reservoir RSR CD 115)

Kenny Barron (piano) Ray Drummond (bass -1/5,7/11) Ben Riley (drums -1/5,7/11)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 6, 1990
1.The Only One
2.The Surrey With The Fringe On Top
3.The Courtship
4.Blueswatch
5.On The Sunny Side Of The Street
6.Warm Valley
7.Manila
8.Tone For Joan's Bones
9.Love For Sale
10.Delores Street, S.F.
11.All God's Chillun Got Rhythm

Kenny Barron - Live At Maybeck Recital Hall, Vol. 10  (Concord Jazz CCD-4466-2)

Kenny Barron (piano)
"Maybeck Recital Hall", Berkeley, CA, December 3, 1990
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
Witchcraft
Bud-Like
Spring Is Here
Well, You Needn't
Skylark
And Then Again
Sunshower

Kenny Barron Quartet - Invitation  (Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1044 CD)

Ralph Moore (tenor saxophone -1/6,8) Kenny Barron (piano) David Williams (bass -1/6,8) Lewis Nash (drums -1/6,8)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 20, 1990
1.Namely You
2.And Then Again
3.Dewdrop
4.Invitation
5.Joanne Julia
6.An Afternoon In Paris
7.You Don't Know What Love Is
8.Blue Monk

1991

Kenny Barron Trio - Lemuria-Seascape  (Candid (E) CCD 79508)

Kenny Barron (piano) Ray Drummond (bass -1/4,6/10) Ben Riley (drums -1/4,6/10)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 17, 1991
1.Lemuria
2.Ask Me Now
3.Sweet Lorraine
4.Fungii Mama
5.Slow Grind
6.Have You Met Miss Jones
7.Maria Isabel
8.You Go To My Head
9.The Magical Look In Your Eyes
10.Seascape

Kenny Barron Quintet - Quickstep  (Enja (G) ENJ 6084-2)

Eddie Henderson (trumpet) John Stubblefield (tenor saxophone) Kenny Barron (piano) David Williams (bass) Victor Lewis (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 18, 1991
Once Upon A Time
I Wanted To Say
Until Then
Hindsight
Quickstep
Here And There
Big Girls
** also issued on Enja (US) R2 79669.

Kenny Barron Trio - The Moment  (Reservoir RSR CD 121)

Kenny Barron (piano) Rufus Reid (bass -1,2,4/9) Victor Lewis (drums -1,2,4/9)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 22, 1991
1.Minority
2.Fragile
3.Silent Rain
4.I'm Confessin' (That I Love You)
5.Jackie-ing
6.Tear Drop
7.The Moment
8.Soul Eyes
9.How Deep Is The Ocean

1992

Kenny Barron - Sambao  (Verve 314 514 472-2)

Kenny Barron (piano) Toninho Horta (guitar) Nico Assumpcao (bass) Victor Lewis (drums) Mino Cinelu (percussion)
BMG Studios, NYC, May 11-13, 1992
Sambao
Yalele
Bacchanal
Belem
Encounter
Ritual
Gardenia
On The Other Side

1993 (age 50)

Kenny Barron - Other Places  (Verve 314 519 669-2)

Ralph Moore (soprano,tenor saxophone) Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone) Kenny Barron (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Victor Lewis (drums) Mino Cinelu (percussion)
Eastside Sound Studio, NYC, February 1 & 2, 1993
Anywhere
Other Places
Mythology
For Heaven's Sake
Ambrosia
Wildlife
I Should Care
Nikara's Song
Hey, It's Me You're Talking To

1994

Kenny Barron With Roy Haynes And Charlie Haden - Wanton Spirit  (Verve 314 522 364-2)

Kenny Barron (piano) Charlie Haden (bass -1/4,6/8,10) Roy Haynes (drums -1/8,10)
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, February 22 & 23, 1994
1.Take The Coltrane
2.Sail Away
3.Be Bop
4.Passion Flower
5.Madman
6.Nightlake
7.The Loss Of A Moment
8.Wanton Spirit
9.Melancholia
10.One Finger Snap

The Jet All Star Quartet - Live At Jazz En Tete  (Space Time Records (F) BG-9704)

Gary Bartz (alto,soprano saxophone) Kenny Barron (piano) Ray Drummond (bass) Ben Riley (drums)
"Maison Des Congres", Clermont-Ferrand, France, October 21, 1994
This I Dig Of You
Up Jumped Spring
Ask Me Now
Time Was
Theme
Blue Monk

1995

Kenny Barron - Things Unseen  (Verve 314 537 315-2)

Eddie Henderson (trumpet) John Stubblefield (tenor saxophone) Kenny Barron (piano) David Williams (bass) Victor Lewis (drums) with Naoko Terai (violin) John Scofield (guitar) Mino Cinelu (percussion)
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, March 17 & 18, 1995
Marie Laveau
The Sequel
Christopher's Dance
Tongue In Cheek
Rose Noire
Things Unseen
Joy Island
The Moment

1996

Kenny Barron Trio - Live At Bradley's  (Gitanes Jazz (F) 549 099-2)

Kenny Barron (piano) Ray Drummond (bass) Ben Riley (drums)
"Bradley's", NYC, April 3 & 4, 1996
Everybody Loves My Baby, But My Baby Don't Love Nobody But Me
Solar
Blue Moon
Alter Ego
Canadian Sunset
** also issued on Sunnyside SSC 3002.

Kenny Barron Trio - Live At Bradley's II - The Perfect Set  (Gitanes Jazz (F) 983 112-4)

Kenny Barron (piano) Ray Drummond (bass) Ben Riley (drums): same session
"Bradley's", NYC, April 3 & 4, 1996
House Introduction
You Don't Know What Love Is
The Only One
Twilight Song
Shuffle Boil
Well, You Needn't
** also issued on Sunnyside SSC 3031.

1999

Kenny Barron - Spirit Song  (Verve 314 543 180-2)

Kenny Barron (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Billy Hart (drums) with Eddie Henderson (trumpet) David Sanchez (tenor saxophone) Regina Carter (violin -3,4) Russell Malone (guitar -2,8,10) Michael Wall Grigsby (percussion -2)
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, May 16 & 17, 1999
1.The Pelican
2.Spirit Song
3.Um Beijo
4.Passion Flower
5.Passion Dance
6.Sonja Braga
7.The Question Is
8.The Wizard
9.Cook's Bay
10.And Then Again

2000

Kenny Barron And Regina Carter - Freefall  (Verve 314 549 706-2)

Regina Carter (violin) Kenny Barron (piano)
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, December 19 & 20, 2000
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
Fragile
Misterioso
Phantoms
What If
Squatty Roo
Freefall
Shades Of Grey
Footprints
A Flower

2001

Kenny Barron/Bill Charlap/Benny Green/Fred Hersch/Marian McPartland/George Shearing - The Richard Rodgers Centennial Jazz Piano Album  (Broadway Cares BC 1001)

Kenny Barron (piano)
Stamford, CT, May-July, 2001
My Funny Valentine
Have You Met Miss Jones

2002

Kenny Barron - Canta Brasil  (Sunnyside SSC 3005)

Kenny Barron (piano) + Trio De Paz featuring: Anne Drummond (flute) Romero Lubambo (acoustic guitar) Nilson Matta (bass) Duduka Da Fonseca (drums) Valtinho (percussion) Maucha Adnet (vocals -7)
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, February 13 & 14, 2002
1.Zumbi
2.Clouds
3.Paraty
4.Until Then
5.Bachiao
6.Thoughts And Dreams
7.This One
8.Dona Maria

2003 (age 60)

Kenny Barron Quintet - Images  (Sunnyside SSC 3021)

Anne Drummond (alto flute, C flute) Stefon Harris (vibraphone) Kenny Barron (piano) Kiyoshi Kitagawa (bass) Kim Thompson (drums)
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, October 7 & 8, 2003
So It Seems
Jasmine Flower
Inside Out
The Lost Ones
Hallucinations
Song For Abdullah
Footprints
Marie Laveau
Miss Missy
Images

2004

Super Trio - Super Standard  (Venus (J) TKCV-35343)

Kenny Barron (piano) Jay Leonhart (bass) Al Foster (drums)
Avatar Studios, NYC, September 7, 2004
All Of Me
Bye Bye Blackbird
Cherokee
Cleopatra's Dream
Doxy
Misty
Stolen Moments
Summer Night
Sunset And The Mockingbird
Sweet And Lovely
Willow Weep For Me
Yesterdays
** also issued on Venus (J) VHCD-2038, VHCD-78049.

Kenny Barron/Bob Sheppard/Dave Ellis/Peter Barshay/Lewis Nash - A Table For Two: The Dinner Music Series  (Menus And Music Productions, Inc. 092084319611)

Dave Ellis (saxophones) Bob Sheppard (saxophones, flute) Kenny Barron (piano) Peter Barshay (bass) Lewis Nash (drums)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, 2004
Say It Over And Over Again
Stolen Moments
Estate
The Very Thought Of You
Alfie
Berceuse
I Only Have Eyes For You
Phantoms
Very Early
Blame It On My Youth
In A Sentimental Mood

2007

Kenny Barron - The Traveler  (EmArcy (Eu) 5307530)

Kenny Barron (piano) Kiyoshi Kitagawa (bass) Francisco Mela (drums) featuring: Steve Wilson (soprano saxophone -1,3,6) Lionel Loueke (guitar -7/9) Ann Hampton Calloway (vocals -2) Grady Tate (vocals -4) Gretchen Parlato (vocals -8)
NYC, December 12 & 13, 2007
1.The Traveler
2.Clouds
3.Speed Trap
4.Um Beijo
5.The First Year
6.Illusion
7.Duet
8.Phantoms
9.Calypso
10.Memories Of You
** also issued on Sunnyside SSC 3079.

2008

Kenny Barron - Live At The Village Vanguard: August 27, 2008  (Jazz 88 WBGO.org 88.3 FM)

Dayna Stephens (tenor saxophone) Kenny Barron (piano) Kiyoshi Kitagawa (bass) Francisco Mela (drums) Josh Jackson (host)
WBGO-FM radio broadcast, "Village Vanguard", NYC, August 27, 2008
Barron Intro
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
Um Beijo
Shuffle Boil
Blame It On My Youth
New Samba
And Then Again

2009

Kenny Barron Trio - Minor Blues  (Venus (J) VHCD-1032)

Kenny Barron (piano) George Mraz (bass) Ben Riley (drums)
Avatar Studios, NYC, May 4 & 5, 2009
Minor Blues
Beautiful Love
Emily
For Heaven's Sake
How Deep Is The Ocean
Too Late Now
Don't Explain
Hush-A-Bye
I've Never Been In Love Before
My Ideal
** also issued on Venus (J) VHCD-78154, VHGD29.

2010

The Super Premium Band - Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise  (Zzjaplus (J) HMCJ-1001)

Kenny Barron (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Lenny White (drums)
Avatar Studios, NYC, March 30, 2010
L's Bop
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
All Blues
J.J. Dream
Autumn Leaves
A Theme In 3/4
Stella By Starlight
'Round Midnight
My Favorite Things
New Waltz

2011

The Super Premium Band - Sounds Of New York  (Zzjaplus (J) HMCJ-1008)

Kenny Barron (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Jack DeJohnette (drums)
Avatar Studios, NYC, April 21, 2011
Take The "A" Train
Stompin' At The Savoy
Moon River
Autumn In New York
I Can't Give You Anything But Love
Seventh D
Clouds
Five Spot After Dark
Lullaby Of Birdland
Scrapple From The Apple
Tone Poem No. 1

Kenny Barron And The Brazilian Knights  (Groovin' High (F) 372 019-6)

Kenny Barron (piano) and The Brazilian Knights: Idriss Boudrioua (alto saxophone) Mauricio Einhorn (harmonica) Lula Galvao (acoustic guitar) Sergio Barrozo (bass) Rafael Barata (drums) + guest: Claudio Roditi (flugelhorn, muted trumpet)
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, June 10 & 11, 2011
Rapaz De Bem
Ja Era
Ilusao A Toa
So Por Amor
Curta Metragem
Nos
Triste
Sonia Braga
Tristeza De Nos Dois
Chorinho Carioca
Sao Conrado