Kenny Dorham Catalog

1945 (age 21)

Mercer Ellington - Metronome All-Out / Pass Me By  (Musicraft 379)

Kenny Dorham, Mercer Ellington (trumpet) Mercer Ellington And His Orchestra
NYC, May 17, 1945
5502Metronome All-Out
5503Pass Me By

Frank Humphries And His Orchestra  (Pick-Up 1001)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Frank Humphries And His Orchestra, Frank Humphries (leader)
fall 1945
After You've Gone
Lonesome Road

1946

Billy Eckstine - Mr. B And The Band  (Savoy SJL 2214)

Kenny Dorham, Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Raymond Orr (trumpet) Chippy Outcalt, Robert Scott, Gerald Valentine (trombone) Norris Turney, Bob "Junior" Williams (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Arthur Simmons (tenor saxophone) Tate Houston (baritone saxophone) possibly Richard Ellington (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Bill McMahon (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals)
NYC, January 3, 1946
NSC100I Only Have Eyes For You
NSC105The Jitney Man

Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"  (EmArcy MG 36030)

Kenny Dorham, Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Raymond Orr (trumpet) Chippy Outcalt, Robert Scott, Gerald Valentine (trombone) Norris Turney, Bob "Junior" Williams (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Arthur Simmons (tenor saxophone) Tate Houston (baritone saxophone) possibly Richard Ellington (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Bill McMahon (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals): same session
NYC, January 3, 1946
NSC103You're My Everything

Billy Eckstine Sings  (Savoy SJL 1127)

Kenny Dorham, Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Raymond Orr (trumpet) Chippy Outcalt, Robert Scott, Gerald Valentine (trombone) Norris Turney, Bob "Junior" Williams (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, Arthur Simmons (tenor saxophone) Tate Houston (baritone saxophone) possibly Richard Ellington (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Bill McMahon (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals): same session
NYC, January 3, 1946
NSC104I've Got To Pass Your House

Dizzy Gillespie '46 Live At The Spotlite  (Hi-Fly H 01)

Dave Burns, Talib Dawud, Kenny Dorham, John Lynch, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Leon Comegys, Charles Greenlea, Alim Moore (trombone) Howard Johnson, Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Ray Abrams, Warren Luckey (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone -8/11) Thelonious Monk (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
"Spotlight Lounge", Washington, DC, May-June, 1946
1.Our Delight
2.Ray's Idea
3.Cool Breeze
4.One Bass Hit
5.Groovin' High
6.Second Balcony Jump
7.unknown title
8.'Round Midnight
9.Oo-Bup-Sh' Bam
10.The Man I Love
11.Things To Come
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra
"Spotlight Lounge", Washington, DC, June 18, 1946
Things To Come
Things To Come (alt. take)
Second Balcony Jump
Groovin' High
Our Delight
same personnel
"Spotlight Lounge", Washington, DC, July 6, 1946
unknown title
One Bass Hit
The Man I Love
Oop Bop Sh'bam
'Round Midnight
Ray's Idea
Cool Breeze

Dizzy Gillespie - Groovin' High  (Savoy MG 12020)

Dave Burns, Talib Daawud, Kenny Dorham, Dizzy Gillespie, John Lynch, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Leon Comegys, Alton "Slim" Moore, Gordon Thomas (trombone) Howard Johnson, Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Ray Abrams, Warren Lucky (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) John Lewis (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Alice Roberts (vocals)
NYC, July 9, 1946
5609One Bass Hit, Part 2
5610Ray's Idea
5611Things To Come

Dizzy Gillespie - In The Beginning  (Prestige PR 24030)

Dave Burns, Talib Daawud, Kenny Dorham, Dizzy Gillespie, John Lynch, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Leon Comegys, Alton "Slim" Moore, Gordon Thomas (trombone) Howard Johnson, Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Ray Abrams, Warren Lucky (tenor saxophone) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) John Lewis (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Alice Roberts (vocals): same session
NYC, July 9, 1946
5612He Bepped When He Shoulda Bopped

Various Artists - Opus De Bop  (Savoy MG 12114)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Al Hall (bass) Wallace Bishop (drums)
NYC, August 23, 1946
S3338Bebop In Pastel (Bouncing With Bud)
S3339Fool's Fancy (Wail)
S3340Bombay
S3341ARay's Idea

Kenny Dorham - Blues In Bebop  (Savoy SVY 17028)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Al Hall (bass) Wallace Bishop (drums): same session
NYC, August 23, 1946
S3338-2Bebop In Pastel
S3338-3-

Various Artists - The Modern Jazz Piano Album  (Savoy SJL 2247)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Al Hall (bass) Wallace Bishop (drums): same session
NYC, August 23, 1946
S3338-4Bebop In Pastel (alt. take)
Kenny Clarke (drums) replaces Bishop
NYC, September 4, 1946
S3344-?Seven Up (alt. take)
S3345-?Blues In Bebop (alt. take) (Blues A La Bud)

Fats Navarro Memorial - Fats - Bud - Klook - Sonny - Kinney  (Savoy MG 12011)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Al Hall (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums): same session
NYC, September 4, 1946
S3342Serenade To A Square
S3343AGood Kick
S3344Seven Up
S3345Blues In Bebop
add Fats Navarro (trumpet) Morris Lane (tenor saxophone) Eddie DeVerteuil (baritone saxophone) Gil Fuller (arranger)
NYC, September 6, 1946
S3346Boppin' A Riff, Part 1
S3347Boppin' A Riff, Part 2
S3348Fat Boy, Part 1
S3349Fat Boy, Part 2
S3350Everything's Cool, Part 1
S3351Everything's Cool, Part 2
S3352Webb City, Part 1
S3353Webb City, Part 2

Various Artists - Bird - Diz - Bud - Max  (Savoy MG 9034)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Al Hall (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, September 4, 1946
Diz-Iz

Various Artists - The Be-Bop Era  (RCA Victor LPV 519)

Kenny Dorham, Fats Navarro (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Ray Abrams (tenor saxophone) Eddie DeVerteuil (baritone saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) John Collins (guitar) Al Hall (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, September 5, 1946
D6VB2792-1Epistrophy
D6VB2793-152nd Street Theme
D6VB2794-1Oop Bop Sh'bam
D6VB2795-1Rue Chaptal (Royal Roost)

Earl Bud Powell, Vol. 2 - Burning In U.S.A., 53-55  (Mythic Sound MS 6002-2)

Kenny Dorham, Fats Navarro (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Morris Lane (tenor saxophone) Eddie DeVerteuil (baritone saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Al Hall (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Gil Fuller (arranger)
NYC, September 6, 1946
Boppin' A Riff, Part 2 (alt. take)
Fat Boy, Part 1 (alt. take)
** reissue of Mythic Sound MS 6002-1 + 2 bonus tracks.

1947

Lionel Hampton - Rock, Rock, Rock  (Golden Era GE 15038)

Wendell Culley, Kenny Dorham, Duke Garrette, Jimmy Nottingham, Leo Shepherd (trumpet) Sonny Craven, Andrew Penn, Britt Woodman, Jimmy Wormick (trombone) Jackie Kelso (clarinet, alto saxophone) Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater (alto saxophone) Morris Lane, John Sparrow (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Milt Buckner (piano) Billy Mackel (guitar) Joe Comfort, Charlie Harris (bass) Earl Walker (drums) Wini Brown, Roland Burton, Herman McCoy (vocals) The Hamp-Tones (vocal group)
radio broadcast, "Meadowbrook Gardens", Culver City, CA, possibly circa July 18-September 7, 1947
Oh Rock, Rock, Rock
Swanee River
Confess
Hey Babba Rebop
Memphis Blues
The New Look
Tempo's Birthday

Lionel Hampton - One Night Stand  (Joyce LP 1055)

Wendell Culley, Kenny Dorham, Duke Garrette, Jimmy Nottingham, Leo Shepherd (trumpet) Sonny Craven, Andrew Penn, Britt Woodman, Jimmy Wormick (trombone) Jackie Kelso (clarinet, alto saxophone) Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater (alto saxophone) Morris Lane, John Sparrow (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Milt Buckner (piano) Billy Mackel (guitar) Joe Comfort, Charlie Harris (bass) Earl Walker (drums) Wini Brown, Roland Burton, Herman McCoy (vocals) The Hamp-Tones (vocal group): same personnel
radio broadcast, "Meadowbrook Gardens", Culver City, CA, July 20, 1947
Hamp's Got A Duke
Mam'selle
Beulah's Boogie
A Sunday Kind Of Love
I Know That You Know
Chi-Baba Chi-Baba
That's My Desire
Eli Eli
** also issued on Sandy Hook SH 2026 entitled "1944 And 1947 Broadcasts".

Lionel Hampton, Vol. 6: 1946-1947  (MCA Coral (G) 6.22180)

Wendell Culley, Kenny Dorham, Duke Garrette, Jimmy Nottingham, Leo Shepherd (trumpet) Sonny Craven, Andrew Penn, Britt Woodman, Jimmy Wormick (trombone) Jackie Kelso (clarinet, alto saxophone) Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater (alto saxophone) Morris Lane, John Sparrow (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Milt Buckner (piano) Billy Mackel (guitar) Joe Comfort, Charlie Harris (bass) Earl Walker (drums) Wini Brown (vocals) The Hamptonians (vocal group)
Los Angeles, CA, August 6, 1947
L4481You Better Be Satisfied

Lionel Hampton 3 - Sweatin' With Hamp 1945.1950  (MCA (F) 510.103)

Wendell Culley, Kenny Dorham, Duke Garrette, Jimmy Nottingham, Leo Shepherd (trumpet) Sonny Craven, Andrew Penn, Britt Woodman, Jimmy Wormick (trombone) Jackie Kelso (clarinet, alto saxophone) Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater (alto saxophone) Morris Lane, John Sparrow (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Milt Buckner (piano) Billy Mackel (guitar) Joe Comfort, Charlie Harris (bass) Earl Walker (drums) Wini Brown (vocals) The Hamptonians (vocal group): same session
Los Angeles, CA, August 6, 1947
L4482Hamp's Got A Duke
L4484Three Minutes On 52nd Street
** also issued on MCA 1331.

Lionel Hampton - Hamp's Golden Favorites  (Decca DL 4296)

Wendell Culley, Kenny Dorham, Duke Garrette, Jimmy Nottingham, Leo Shepherd (trumpet) Sonny Craven, Andrew Penn, Britt Woodman, Jimmy Wormick (trombone) Jackie Kelso (clarinet, alto saxophone) Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater (alto saxophone) Morris Lane, John Sparrow (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Milt Buckner (piano) Billy Mackel (guitar) Joe Comfort, Charlie Harris (bass) Earl Walker (drums) Wini Brown (vocals) The Hamptonians (vocal group): same session
Los Angeles, CA, August 6, 1947
L4483Gone Again
** also issued on Decca DL 74296.

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

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Howard Bowe (trombone) Sahib Shihab (alto saxophone) Orland Wright (tenor saxophone) Ernest Thompson (baritone saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) LaVerne Barker (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, December 22, 1947
BN322-3The Thin Man
BN323-1The Bop Alley
BN323-2The Bop Alley (alt. take)
BN324-2Groove Street
BN325-1Musa's Vision
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 5006 entitled "James Moody And His Modernists With Chano Pozo" + 6 bonus tracks.

Mercer Ellington And His Orchestra  (Sunrise SP 2003)

Kenny Dorham, Mercer Ellington (trumpet) Mercer Ellington And His Orchestra
Los Angeles, CA, 1947
You Name It
I Owe This Dream To You

Al Hibbler With Mercer Ellington Orchestra  (Sunrise SP 2007)

Kenny Dorham, Mercer Ellington (trumpet) Al Hibbler (vocals) Mercer Ellington And His Orchestra
Los Angeles, CA, 1947
My Ev' A Lovin' Baby
Summertime

Mary Lou Williams And Her Orchestra  (Folkways FA 2996)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Mary Lou Williams (piano) Mary Lou Williams And Her Orchestra
NYC, 1947
Mary Lou
Kool

1948

Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 1  (Savoy ZDS 4411/12)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, December 25, 1948
MC
-
-
-
same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 1, 1949
MC
-
-
-
MC: Symphony Sid, Charlie Parker
MC

Charlie Parker - Live Performances  (ESP-Disk' ESP 3000)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, December 25, 1948
Half Nelson
White Christmas
Little Willie Leaps
** also issued on ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3000.

1949

Charlie Parker - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2  (ESP-Disk' ESP 3001)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 1, 1949
Be-Bop
On A Slow Boat To China
Ornithology
Groovin' High
East Of The Sun
Cheryl
** also issued on ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3001.

Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2  (Savoy ZDS 4413/14)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Joe Harris (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 15, 1949
MC
Scrapple From The Apple
MC
Be-Bop
MC
Hot House
Max Roach (drums) replaces Harris
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 22, 1949
MC
Oop Bop Sh'bam
MC
Scrapple From The Apple
MC
Salt Peanuts
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid With Announcer
same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 29, 1949
MC
Groovin' High
MC
same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 5, 1949
MC
Scrapple From The Apple
MC
Barbados
MC
Salt Peanuts
MC
same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 12, 1949
MC
-
-
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid with MC. at conculusion Sid is heard briefly with Dinah Washington
add Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals)
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 19, 1949
MC
-
-
MC: Jumpin' With Symphony Sid
commercial break #1
commercial break #2
same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 26, 1949
MC
-
-
-
Deedle
same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, March 5, 1949
Introduction By Dave Lambert And Buddy Stewart
What's This
MC
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid
Cheryl
MC
Anthropology
MC
Hurry Home
Deedle
Royal Roost Bop
MC
same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, March 12, 1949
MC
introduction By Charlie Parker
MC
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid

Milt Jackson - Roll 'Em Bags  (Savoy MG 12042)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet, piano) Julius Watkins (French horn) Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone, piano) Curly Russell (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Joe Harris (timbales)
NYC, January 25, 1949
KC171CConglomeration
KC172ABruz
KC173CYou Go To My Head
KC174BRoll 'Em Bags
KC175BFaultless
KC176BHey Frenchy

Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost  (Savoy SJL 1108)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 12, 1949
Scrapple From The Apple
Bebop
add Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals)
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 19, 1949
Groovin' High
Confirmation
Salt Peanuts

Charlie Parker - The 'Bird' Returns  (Savoy MG 12179)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 12, 1949
Barbados
add Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals)
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 26, 1949
Half Nelson
Scrapple From The Apple
same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, March 12, 1949
Cheryl
Chasin' The Bird

Newly Discovered Sides By Charlie Parker  (Savoy MG 12186)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals): same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 26, 1949
A Night In Tunisia
same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, March 12, 1949
On A Slow Boat To China

Various Artists - Alto Saxes  (Norgran MGN 1035)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Carlos Vidal (bongos)
NYC, February-March, 1949
2542 | 292-3Cardboard
** also issued on Verve MGV 8126.

The Genius Of Charlie Parker #7 - Jazz Perennial  (Verve MGV 8009)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Carlos Vidal (bongos): same session
NYC, February-March, 1949
2543-2 | 293-4Visa
omit Turk, Vidal
NYC, May 5, 1949
2755-5 | 294-3Segment
2756-5 | 295-5Passport (common)
2757-4 | 296-3Diverse (Segment)

Charlie Parker - Bird On The Road  (Jazz Showcase LP 5003)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone -2) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Waldorf-Astoria Hotel", NYC, March 5, 1949
1.Barbados
2.Anthropology

Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie - Bird And Diz  (Universal (J) UCCV 9034)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, May 5, 1949
2756-2 | 295-2Passport (rare)
** reissue of Mercury MGC 512.

Charlie Parker - Bird In Paris  (Bird In Paris CP 3)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, May 8, 9 & 14 or 15, 1949
Salt Peanuts I
Barbados
52nd Street Theme I
Out Of Nowhere I
Salt Peanuts II
Scrapple From The Apple
Out Of Nowhere II
Wee (Allen's Alley)
52nd Street Theme II
Aime Barelli, Bill Coleman, Miles Davis, Kenny Dorham, Hot Lips Page (trumpet) Big Chief, Russell Moore (trombone) Hubert Rostaing (clarinet) Sidney Bechet, Pierre Braslavsky (soprano saxophone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Don Byas, James Moody (tenor saxophone) Hazy Osterwald (vibraphone) Al Haig (piano) Toots Thielemans (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, May 15, 1949
Farewell Blues (Blues)

Charlie Parker In France 1949  (Jazz O.P. (F) OMS 7004)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, May 8, 9 & 14 or 15, 1949
Out Of Nowhere III
A Night In Tunisia
Moose The Mooche
Hot House
I Got Rhythm (Blues)
52nd Street Theme III
same personnel
"Colisee Movie Theatre", Roubaix, France, May 12, 1949
Ornithology
Out Of Nowhere
Cheryl
52nd Street Theme
Lover Man
Groovin' High
Half Nelson
52nd Street Theme (alt. take)

Max Roach/Clifford Brown - 2 Giants  (Vogue (F) LDA 16008)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) James Moody (tenor saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Studio Technisonor, Paris, France, May 15, 1949
ST3010Prince Albert
ST3011Baby Sis (Maxology)
ST3013Maximum

Al Haig Trio And Quintet  (Prestige PR 7841)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) James Moody (tenor saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums): same session
Studio Technisonor, Paris, France, May 15, 1949
ST3012Tomorrow (Yesterdays)

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

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Studio Technisonor, Paris, France, May 15, 1949
ST3014Ham And Haig (Hot House)

J.J. Johnson/Kai Winding/Bennie Green - Trombone By Three  (Prestige PRLP 7023)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, May 26, 1949
JRC20BElysees
JRC21COpus V
JRC22CHi-Lo
JRC23DFox Hunt
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 091, OJCCD 091-2.
** part of Prestige PRLP 16-4.

1950

Charlie Parker - Ultimate Bird 1949-50  (Grotto 495)

Kenny Dorham, possibly Red Rodney (trumpet) Tony Scott (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
broadcast, "Cafe Society", NYC, June-July, 1950
52nd Street Theme I
A Night In Tunisia
52nd Street Theme II

Charlie Parker - Ballads And Birdland  (Klacto (E) MG 101)

Kenny Dorham, possibly Red Rodney (trumpet) Tony Scott (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums): same session
broadcast, "Cafe Society", NYC, June-July, 1950
Just Friends II
April In Paris II
Medley I: Bewitched / Summertime
Medley II: I Cover The Waterfront / Gone With The Wind
Easy To Love
52nd Street Theme IV

Charlie Parker - Just Friends  (S.C.A.M. JPG 4)

Kenny Dorham, possibly Red Rodney (trumpet) Tony Scott (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums): same session
broadcast, "Cafe Society", NYC, June-July, 1950
Just Friends III
April In Paris III
Moose The Mooche
52nd Street Theme V

1951

Various Artists - Cool Whalin' - Bebop Vocals  (Spotlite (E) SPJ 135)

Idrees Sulieman or Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Rouse (tenor saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Frankie Passions (vocals)
NYC, 1951
Especially For You
Nobody Knows

1952

Thelonious Monk - Genius Of Modern Music, Vol. 2  (Blue Note BLP 1511)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Max Roach (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, May 30, 1952
BN434-1 tk.2Skippy
BN435-3 tk.7Hornin' In
BN437-0 tk.10Carolina Moon
BN438-0 tk.11Let's Cool One
** also issued on Blue Note BST 81511 (pseudo stereo).
** part of Blue Note BN-LA579-H2; Mosaic MR4-101.

The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Thelonious Monk  (Mosaic MR4-101)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Max Roach (drums): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, May 30, 1952
BN434-2 tk.3Skippy (alt. take)
BN435-1 tk.5Hornin' In (alt. take)
BN436-0 tk.8Sixteen
BN436-1 tk.9Sixteen (alt. take)
** same contents as Blue Note BLP 1510 + BLP 1511 + 25 bonus tracks.

1953

Hooray For Milt Jackson - John Lewis - Art Blakey - Kenny Dorham  (Session Disc 110)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
"Birdland", NYC, October 31, 1953
An Oscar For Oscar
If I Love Again

Kenny Dorham 1953, 1956, 1964  (Royal Jazz (D) RJD 515)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Blakey (drums): same session
"Birdland", NYC, October 31, 1953
Split Kick
Get Happy
Lullaby Of Birdland
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
broadcast, "Bandstand USA", "Cafe Bohemia", NYC, October 10, 1956
Valse Hot
I Get A Kick Out Of You
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Tore Sannes (piano) Bijorn Pedersen (bass) Jon Christensen (drums)
"Metropole Jazz Club", Oslo, Norway, January, 1964
Con Alma
Short Story
Sky Blue
Lament

Kenny Dorham Quintet  (Original Jazz Classics OJC 113)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Jimmy Heath (tenor,baritone saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 15, 1953
An Oscar For Oscar
Ruby, My Dear (take 1)
Ruby, My Dear (take 2)
Be My Love
Osmosis
I Love You
Darn That Dream (take 1)
Darn That Dream (take 2)
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 113-2.

Kenny Dorham Quintet  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 113-2)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet, vocals) Jimmy Heath (tenor saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, October 21, 1953
Chicago Blues
Lonesome Lover Blues
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Jimmy Heath (tenor,baritone saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 15, 1953
I Love You (take 2)
** reissue of Original Jazz Classics OJC 113 + 3 bonus tracks.

1954 (age 30)

Sonny Rollins - Moving Out  (Prestige PRLP 7058)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Elmo Hope (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 18, 1954
606Movin' Out
607Swinging For Bumsy
608Silk 'N' Satin
609Solid
** also issued on Prestige PR 7433 entitled "Jazz Classics". Original Jazz Classics OJC 058, OJCCD 058-2.

Lou Donaldson Quartet/Quintet/Sextet  (Blue Note BLP 1537)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Matthew Gee (trombone) Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Elmo Hope (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 22, 1954
tk.3Caracas
tk.4The Stroller
tk.6Moe's Bluff
** also issued on Blue Note CDP 7 81537 2.

Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 1500 Series  (Blue Note (J) BNJ-61008/10)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Matthew Gee (trombone) Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Elmo Hope (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 22, 1954
tk.10After You've Gone
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 30, 1955
tk.9K.D.'s Cab Ride (Echo Of Spring)

Horace Silver And The Jazz Messengers  (Blue Note BLP 1518)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 13, 1954
tk.3Room 608
tk.6Creepin' In
tk.8Doodlin'
tk.10Stop Time
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 6, 1955
tk.3Hippy
tk.5To Whom It May Concern
tk.9Hankerin'
tk.13The Preacher
** also issued on Blue Note BST 81518 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 46140 2.

1955

Kenny Dorham - Afro-Cuban  (Blue Note BLP 1535)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 30, 1955
tk.2Venetia's Dance
tk.6K.D.'s Motion
tk.12The Villa
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas) Richie Goldberg (cowbell -1,3)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 29, 1955
1. tk.3Minor's Holiday
2. tk.5Basheer's Dream
3. tk.7Afrodisia
4. tk.8Lotus Flower
** also issued on Blue Note CDP 7 46815 2.

Kenny Dorham - Afro-Cuban  (Blue Note CDP 7 46815 2)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas) Richie Goldberg (cowbell)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 29, 1955
tk.2Minor's Holiday (alt. take)
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 1535 + 2 bonus tracks.

The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 2  (Blue Note BLP 1508)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 1st set, November 23, 1955
tk.2Like Someone In Love
tk.4I Waited For You
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone -1) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 2nd set, November 23, 1955
1. tk.7Avila And Tequila
2. tk.8Yesterdays
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 4th set, November 23, 1955
tk.15Sportin' Crowd
The Theme (incomplete)
** also issued on Blue Note BST 81508 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 46522 2.

The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 1  (Blue Note BLP 1507)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Blakey (drums): same personnel
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 1st set, November 23, 1955
tk.5Minor's Holiday
same personnel
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 2nd set, November 23, 1955
tk.6Soft Winds
same personnel
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 3rd set, November 23, 1955
tk.12Prince Albert
same personnel
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 4th set, November 23, 1955
tk.19The Theme
** also issued on Blue Note BST 81507 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 46521 2.

The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 3  (Blue Note (J) DY-5805-01)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Blakey (drums): same personnel
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 2nd set, November 23, 1955
tk.11Deciphering The Message / The Theme
same personnel
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 3rd set, November 23, 1955
tk.13Just One Of Those Things
tk.14Gone With The Wind
same personnel
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 4th set, November 23, 1955
tk.17Hank's Symphony
tk.18Lady Bird
** originally intended as Blue Note (J) GXF-3074.
** also issued on Blue Note (J) BNJ-61007.

1956

Various Artists - The Birdland Stars On Tour, Vol. 1  (RCA Victor LPM 1327)

Conte Candoli, Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Al Cohn (tenor saxophone, conductor, leader) Hank Jones (piano) John Simmons (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Webster Hall, NYC, February 27, 1956
G4JB2168Two Pairs Of Aces
G4JB2169Roulette
G4JB2170A Bit Of The Blues
G4JB2172Last Lap
G4JB2173Phil'er Up
G4JB2177Minorin' The Blues
** also issued on RCA Victor LSP 1327.

Various Artists - The Birdland Stars On Tour, Vol. 2  (RCA Victor LPM 1328)

Conte Candoli, Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Al Cohn (tenor saxophone, conductor, leader) Hank Jones (piano) John Simmons (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums): same session
Webster Hall, NYC, February 27, 1956
G4JB2171Ah Funky New Baby
G4JB2174Conte's Condolences
G4JB2175For Kicks Only
G4JB2176Hip Boots!
G4JB2178Birdland Fantasy
G4JB2179Playboy
** also issued on RCA Victor LSP 1328.

Tadd Dameron - Fontainebleau  (Prestige PRLP 7037)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Henry Coker (trombone) Sahib Shaihab (alto saxophone) Joe Alexander (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Tadd Dameron (piano, arranger) John Simmons (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 9, 1956
859Fontainebleau
860Delirium
861The Scene Is Clean
862Flossie Lou
863Bula-Beige
** originally intended as New Jazz NJLP 8300.
** also issued on Prestige PR 7842 entitled "The Tadd Dameron Memorial Album". Prestige PR 16007 entitled "Dameronia". Original Jazz Classics OJC 055, OJCCD 055-2.

Kenny Dorham And The Jazz Prophets, Vol. 1  (ABC-Paramount ABC 122)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) J.R. Monterose (tenor saxophone) Dick Katz (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Arthur Edgehill (drums)
NYC, April 4, 1956
5171Tahitian Suite
5172DX
5173The Prophet
5174Blues Elegante
5178Don't Explain
** part of Impulse! IA 9337-2.

Cecil Payne Quartet And Quintet  (Signal S 1203)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 22, 1956
134Man Of Moods
135Saucer Eyes
136Bringing Up Father
137Groovin' High
** also issued on Savoy MG 12147 entitled "Patterns Of Jazz". Savoy SJL 1167 entitled "Patterns".

Kenny Dorham - 'Round About Midnight At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 3  (Blue Note (J) BNJ-61004)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) J.R. Monterose (tenor saxophone) Bobby Timmons (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Arthur Edgehill (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 1st set, May 31, 1956
tk.2K.D.'s Blues (alt. take)
tk.6Monaco (alt. take)
tk.7N.Y. Theme
omit Monterose
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 2nd set, May 31, 1956
tk.11Who Cares (alt. take)
add J.R. Monterose (tenor saxophone) Kenny Burrell (guitar)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 4th set, May 31, 1956
tk.20Riffin'

Kenny Dorham - 'Round About Midnight At The Cafe Bohemia  (Blue Note BLP 1524)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Bobby Timmons (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Arthur Edgehill (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 1st set, May 31, 1956
tk.5Autumn In New York
add J.R. Monterose (tenor saxophone) Kenny Burrell (guitar)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 2nd set, May 31, 1956
tk.9Hills Edge
A Night In Tunisia
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) J.R. Monterose (tenor saxophone) Bobby Timmons (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar -1,3) Sam Jones (bass) Arthur Edgehill (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 3rd set, May 31, 1956
1. tk.14Mexico City
2. tk.15'Round Midnight
3. tk.16Monaco
** also issued on Blue Note CDP 7 46541 2 entitled "'Round About Midnight At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 1".

Kenny Dorham - 'Round About Midnight At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 2  (Blue Note (J) BNJ-61003)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) J.R. Monterose (tenor saxophone) Bobby Timmons (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Arthur Edgehill (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 2nd set, May 31, 1956
tk.8K.D.'s Blues
tk.12Royal Roost
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) J.R. Monterose (tenor saxophone -2) Bobby Timmons (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Arthur Edgehill (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 3rd set, May 31, 1956
1. tk.17Who Cares (alt. take)
2. tk.18My Heart Stood Still
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) J.R. Monterose (tenor saxophone) Bobby Timmons (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Arthur Edgehill (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 4th set, May 31, 1956
tk.22The Prophet

Kenny Burrell, Vol. 2  (Blue Note BLP 1543)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) J.R. Monterose (tenor saxophone) Bobby Timmons (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Arthur Edgehill (drums): same session
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 4th set, May 31, 1956
tk.21Mexico City (alt. take)
** also issued on Blue Note BST 81543 (pseudo stereo).

Phil Woods - Pairing Off  (Prestige PRLP 7046)

Donald Byrd, Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Gene Quill, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, June 15, 1956
914The Stanley Stomper
915Cool Aid
916Pairing Off
917Suddenly It's Spring
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 092, OJCCD 092-2.
** part of Prestige P 24065.

Matthew Gee All-Stars - Jazz By Gee!  (Riverside RLP 12-221)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Matthew Gee (trombone) Frank Foster (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Joe Knight (piano) John Simmons (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, July 19, 1956
Gee!
Kingston Lounge
The Boys From Brooklyn
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1884-2.

Hank Mobley - Mobley's 2nd Message  (Prestige PRLP 7082)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 27, 1956
945Message From The Border
946The Latest
947Xlento
948I Should Care
949Crazyology
** also issued on Prestige PR 7667 entitled "Hank Mobley's Second Message".
** part of Prestige P 24063.

Presenting Ernie Henry  (Riverside RLP 12-222)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Wilbur Ware (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, August 23, 1956
Gone With The Wind
Orient
Free Flight
Checkmate
same personnel
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, August 30, 1956
Active Ingredients
I Should Care
Cleo's Chant
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 102, OJCCD 1920-2.

Gil Melle - Gil's Guests  (Prestige PRLP 7063)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Don Butterfield (tuba) Hal McKusick (alto saxophone, flute) Gil Melle (baritone saxophone) Joe Cinderella (guitar) Vinnie Burke (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 24, 1956
966Still Life
967Sixpence
968Ghengis
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 1753, OJCCD 1753-2 entitled "Gil Melle Quartet With Kenny Dorham, Hal McKusick - Gil's Guests".

Ernie Henry - Last Chorus  (Riverside RLP 12-266)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Wilbur Ware (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, August 30, 1956
Cleo's Chant (alt. version)
Kenny Dorham (trumpet, piano) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) Eddie Mathias (bass) G.T. Hogan (drums)
NYC, November 13, 1957
S'posin' (alt. take)
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 086, OJCCD 1906-2.

Max Roach + 4  (EmArcy MG 36098)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, September 17, 1956
13768Mr. X
13769Body And Soul
13770-4Just One Of Those Things
same personnel
NYC, September 19, 1956
13764-6Ezz-Thetic
13766Woody'n You
13767Dr. Free-Zee
** originally intended as EmArcy SR 80001.
** also issued on EmArcy (J) 195J-39 entitled "Max Roach + 4 & More".

Max Roach + 4 & More  (EmArcy (J) 195J-39)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Bill Wallace (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, March 18, 1957
15176-6It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing
15178-5Love Letters
same personnel
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, March 20, 1957
15188-10Minor Trouble
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Fine Recording, NYC, December 20, 1957
16635 | JB158-7Raoul
16636 | JB159-2This Time The Dream's On Me
16637 | JB160-1Tune Up
same personnel
Fine Recording, NYC, December 23, 1957
16646 | JB163-6Anthropology
** reissue of EmArcy MG 36098 entitled "Max Roach + 4" + 7 bonus tracks.

Max Roach - Jazz In 3/4 Time  (EmArcy MG 36108)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, September 19, 1956
13765The Most Beautiful Girl In The World
Bill Wallace (piano) replaces Bryant
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, March 18, 1957
15175-10I'll Take Romance
15177Blues Waltz
same personnel
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, March 20, 1957
15187-7Little Folks
15189-4Valse Hot
same personnel
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, March 21, 1957
15194Lover (mono edit)
** also issued on Mercury MG 20538.

Sonny Rollins - Rollins Plays For Bird  (Prestige PRLP 7095)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 5, 1956
979I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face
980Kids Know
982Bird Medley: I Remember You / Star Eyes / My Melancholy Baby / They Can't Take That Away From Me / Old Folks / Just Friends / My Little Suede Shoes
** also issued on Prestige PR 7553; Original Jazz Classics OJC 214, OJCCD 214-2.

Sonny Rollins - Sonny Boy  (Prestige PRLP 7207)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 5, 1956
981The House I Live In
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 348, OJCCD 348-2.

1957

Max Roach - Jazz In 3/4 Time  (EmArcy SR 80002)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Bill Wallace (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, March 21, 1957
JB8Lover (stereo edit)
** also issued on Mercury SR 60193.

Herb Geller - Fire In The West  (Jubilee JLP 1044)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Herb Geller (alto saxophone) Harold Land (tenor saxophone) Lou Levy (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
NYC, March, 1957
Jitterbug Waltz
An Air For The Heir
Here's What I'm Here For
Marble Eyes
Melrose And Sam
S' Pacific View
The Fruit

Kenny Dorham - Jazz Contrasts  (Riverside RLP 12-239)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, May 21, 1957
But Beautiful
I'll Remember April
Falling In Love With Love
La Villa
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone -1) Betty Glamann (harp) Hank Jones (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, May 27, 1957
1.My Old Flame
2.La Rue
** also issued on Riverside RLP 1105; Original Jazz Classics OJC 028, OJCCD 028-2.

Hank Mobley Quintet Featuring Sonny Clark  (Blue Note (J) BNJ-61006)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Sonny Clark (piano) Jimmy Rowser (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 18, 1957
tk.3My Reverie
tk.6Curtain Call
tk.9On The Bright Side
tk.10The Mobe
tk.11Don't Get Too Hip
** part of Mosaic MQ10-181, MD6-181.

The Oscar Pettiford Orchestra In Hi-Fi, Vol. 2  (ABC-Paramount ABC 227)

Ray Copeland, Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Al Grey (trombone) Dave Amram, Julius Watkins (French horn) Gigi Gryce (alto saxophone, arranger) Jerome Richardson (tenor saxophone, flute) Benny Golson (tenor saxophone, arranger) Sahib Shihab (baritone saxophone) Betty Glamann (harp) Dick Katz (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, September 6, 1957
Little Niles
Sea Breeze

A.K. Salim - Pretty For The People  (Savoy 7567 93006-2)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Buster Cooper (trombone) Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone,tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Max Roach (drums) Chino Pozo (congas) A.K. Salim (arranger, director)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 17, 1957
70125Blu-Binsky (alt. take)
70127Pretty For The People (alt. take)

A.K. Salim - Pretty For The People  (Savoy MG 12118)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Buster Cooper (trombone) Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone,tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Max Roach (drums) Chino Pozo (congas) A.K. Salim (arranger, director): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 17, 1957
70125Blu-Binsky
70126R-U 1-2
70127Pretty For The People
70128Ba-Lu-Ee-Du
70129Shirley Ray
70130Takin' Care Of Business

Oscar Pettiford - Jazz Off The Air, Vol. 6  (Spotlite (E) SPJ 153)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Oscar Pettiford (bass, cello) and others
"Birdland", NYC, fall 1957
The Gentle Art Of Love
Aw C' Mon
I Remember Clifford
No So Sleepy

Abbey Lincoln - That's Him  (Riverside RLP 12-251)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano -1/6,8, bass -7) Paul Chambers (bass -1/6,8) Max Roach (drums) Abbey Lincoln (vocals)
NYC, October 28, 1957
1.Strong Man
2.Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joe
3.My Man
4.That's Him
5.I Must Have That Man
6.Porgy
7.Don't Explain
8.When A Woman Loves A Man
** also issued on Riverside RLP 1107; Original Jazz Classics OJC 085, OJCCD 085-2.

Abbey Lincoln - That's Him  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 085-2)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Max Roach (drums) Abbey Lincoln (vocals)
NYC, October 28, 1957
I Must Have That Man (take 3)
Porgy (take 1)
** reissue of Riverside RLP 12-251 + 2 bonus tracks.

Kenny Dorham Quartet Featuring Ernie Henry - 2 Horns/2 Rhythm  (Riverside RLP 12-255)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet, piano) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) Eddie Mathias (bass) G.T. Hogan (drums)
NYC, November 13, 1957
Lotus Blossom
S'posin'
Soon
The End Of A Love Affair
I'll Be Seeing You
Noose Bloos
Wilbur Ware (bass) replaces Mathias
NYC, December 2, 1957
Is It True What They Say About Dixie
Jazz-Classic
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 463, OJCCD 463-2.

Benny Golson - The Modern Touch  (Riverside RLP 12-256)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Benny Golson (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, December 19, 1957
Hymn To The Orient
Namely You
Blues On Down
same personnel
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, December 23, 1957
Out Of The Past
Reunion
Venetian Blues
** also issued on Jazzland JLP 85, JLP 985 entitled "Reunion". Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1797-2.
** part of Milestone M 47048.

The Max Roach 4 Plays Charlie Parker  (EmArcy MG 36127)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Fine Recording, NYC, December 23, 1957
16644 | JB161-4Confirmation
16645 | JB162-11Au Privave (Apres Vous)
16647 | JB164-2Yardbird Suite
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Nelson Boyd (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, April 11, 1958
17277 | JB229-7Billie's Bounce
17278 | JB230-7Ko-Ko
17279 | JB231-1Parker's Mood
** also issued on EmArcy SR 80019; Mercury MG 20532, SR 60209; Universal (J) UCCM 9103.

1958

Max Roach - Max!  (Argo LP 623)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Ramsey Lewis (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Chicago, IL, January 4, 1958
Crackle Hut
Speculate
That Old Devil Called Love
Audio Blues
C.M.
Four-X
** part of Chess 2ACMJ 406, CH2 92511.

Out There With Betty Carter  (Peacock PLP 90)

Ray Copeland, Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Melba Liston (trombone) Gigi Gryce, Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone) Benny Golson (tenor saxophone) Sahib Shihab (baritone saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Charles "Specs" Wright (drums) Betty Carter (vocals)
NYC, February, 1958
You're Driving Me Crazy
Foul Play
On The Isle Of May
Make It Last
The Bluebird Of Happiness
Something Wonderful
** part of Impulse! AS 9321-2, GRD 114.

Kenny Dorham - This Is The Moment!  (Riverside RLP 12-275)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet, vocals) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Cedar Walton (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, July 7, 1958
Autumn Leaves
Since I Fell For You
I Understand
This Is The Moment!
Angel Eyes
Make Me Present Of You
Where Are You
G.T. Hogan (drums) replaces Persip
NYC, August 15, 1958
I Remember Clifford
From This Moment On
Golden Earrings
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 812-2.

Abbey Lincoln - It's Magic  (Riverside RLP 12-277)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone -1/3) Benny Golson (tenor saxophone) Jerome Richardson (baritone saxophone, flute -1/3) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums) Abbey Lincoln (vocals)
NYC, July 24, 1958
1.Just For Me
2.An Occasional Man
3.Music, Maestro, Please
4.'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do
5.Exactly Like You
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 205, OJCCD 205-2.

Various Artists - New Blue Horns  (Riverside RLP 12-294)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet, vocals) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Cedar Walton (piano) Sam Jones (bass) G.T. Hogan (drums)
NYC, August 15, 1958
Optional
** also issued on Riverside RLP 1134; Original Jazz Classics OJC 256, OJCCD 256-2.

Cecil Taylor - Hard Driving Jazz  (United Artists UAL 4014)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) John Coltrane (tenor saxophone) Cecil Taylor (piano) Chuck Israels (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
NYC, October 13, 1958
Shifting Down
Like Someone In Love
Just Friends
Double Clutching
** also issued on United Artists UAS 5014 entitled "Stereo Drive". United Artists UAJ 14001, UAJS 15001; Solid State SS 18025; United Artists UAS 5638 entitled "John Coltrane - Coltrane Time".

1959

Kenny Dorham/Cannonball Adderley - Blue Spring  (Riverside RLP 12-297)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Dave Amram (French horn) Cannonball Adderley (alto saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
NYC, January 20, 1959
Passion Spring
Spring Cannon
Jimmy Cobb (drums) replaces Jones
NYC, February 18, 1959
Blue Spring
It Might As Well Be Spring
Spring Is Here
Poetic
** also issued on Riverside RLP 1139; Original Jazz Classics OJC 134, OJCCD 134-2.

Abbey Lincoln - Abbey Is Blue  (Riverside RLP 12-308)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Phil Wright (piano) Les Spann (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums) Abbey Lincoln (vocals)
NYC, March 25, 1959
Come Sunday
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
Lost In The Stars
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Wynton Kelly (piano) Les Spann (guitar, flute) Sam Jones (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums) Abbey Lincoln (vocals)
NYC, March 26, 1959
Lonely House
Thursday's Child
Brother, Where Are You
** also issued on Riverside RLP 1153; Original Jazz Classics OJC 069, OJCCD 069-2.

Andy And The Bey Sisters  (Fontana 464451)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) The Bey Sisters (vocals) Andy Bey (vocals, piano) and others
April 15, 1959
Bye Bye Blackbird
Fascinating Rhythm
Scoubidou
Smooth Sailin'

Barney Wilen - Barney  (RCA (F) 430.053)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Barney Wilen (tenor saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Gilbert Rovere (bass) Daniel Humair (drums)
Paris, France, April 24 & 25, 1959
Besame Mucho
Stablemates
Jordu
Lady Bird

Barney Wilen - Un Temoin Dans La Ville  (Fontana (F) 660 226 MR)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Barney Wilen (soprano,tenor saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Paul Rovere (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Paris, France, April, 1959
Un Temoin Dans La Ville
La Pendison
Melodie Pour Les Radio-Taxis
Poursuite Et Metro
Ambiance Pourpre
Premeditation Dans L'Appartment
La Vie N'est Qu Une Lutte
Complainte Du Chauffeur
S.O.S. Radio-Taxis
Funal Au Jardin D'Acclimatation

Casual Affair With The John Mehegan Quartet  (TJ TJLP-A1)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) John Mehegan (piano) Chuck Wayne (guitar) Ernie Furtado (bass)
NYC, May 28, June 2, 1959
With A Song In My Heart
Baubles, Bangles And Beads
Once Again In Love
Can't We Be Friends
Evelyn
Young And Foolish
Blues De Sad
** also issued on Request RLP 10047 entitled "John Mehegan/Kenny Dorham/Chuck Wayne/Ernie Furtado - We Dig Jazz".

Ornette Coleman/Don Cherry/Kenny Dorham - S.O.J.: Lenox School Of Jazz  (Royal Jazz (D) SOJ 1/2)

Kenny Dorham, Herb Pomeroy (trumpet) Jimmy Giuffre (saxophones) and others
Lenox, MA, August 29, 1959
unknown titles

Randy Weston - Live At The Five Spot  (United Artists UAL 4066)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Randy Weston (piano) Wilbur Little (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Clifford Jarvis (drums -5) Brock Peters (vocals -3)
"Five Spot Cafe", NYC, October 26, 1959
1.High Fly
2.Beef Blues Stew
3.Where
4.Spot Five Blues
5.Lisa Lovely
** also issued on United Artists UAS 5066.
** part of Blue Note BN-LA598-H2.

Meet Oliver Nelson  (New Jazz NJLP 8224)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Oliver Nelson (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 30, 1959
1897Jams And Jellies
1898Ostinato
1899Passion Flower
1900Booze Baby Blues
1901Don't Stand Up
1902What's New
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 227, OJCCD 227-2.

Kenny Dorham - Quiet Kenny  (New Jazz NJLP 8225)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 13, 1959
1916Old Folks
1917My Ideal
1918Blue Spring Shuffle
1920Lotus Blossom
1921I Had The Craziest Dream
1922Alone Together
1923-1Blue Friday
** also issued on Prestige PR 7754 entitled "Kenny Dorham 1959". Original Jazz Classics OJC 250, OJCCD 250-2.

Kenny Dorham 1959  (Prestige PR 7754)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 13, 1959
1919Mack The Knife
** reissue of New Jazz NJLP 8225 entitled "Quiet Kenny" + 1 bonus track.

Helen Merrill - You've Got A Date With The Blues  (Metrojazz E 1010)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Jerome Richardson (flute) Jimmy Jones (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) John Cresci (drums) Helen Merrill (vocals)
NYC, 1959
The Blues From Black, Brown And Beige
Blue Gardenia

1960

The Kenny Dorham Memorial Album  (Xanadu 125)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet -1/7,9) Charles Davis (baritone saxophone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Buddy Enlow (drums)
NYC, January 10, 1960
1.Stage West
2.I'm An Old Cowhand
3.Song Of Delilah
4.Butch's Blues
5.Stella By Starlight
6.Lazy Afternoon
7.Turbo
8.When Sunny Gets Blue
9.Six Bits

Kenny Dorham - Jazz Contemporary  (Time 52004)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charles Davis (baritone saxophone) Steve Kuhn (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Buddy Enlow (drums)
NYC, February 11, 1960
A Waltz
Horn Salute
Tonica
This Love Of Mine
Jimmy Garrison (bass) replaces Warren
NYC, February 12, 1960
Monk's Mood
In Your Own Sweet Way
** also issued on Time S/2004.

Harold Land In New York - Eastward Ho!  (Jazzland JLP 33)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor saxophone) Amos Trice (piano) Clarence Jones (bass) Joe Peters (drums)
NYC, July 5, 1960
Slowly
On A Little Street In Singapore
Okay Blues
same personnel
NYC, July 8, 1960
So In Love
Triple Trouble
** also issued on Jazzland JLP 933; Original Jazz Classics OJC 493, OJCCD 493-2.

Various Artists - The Jazz Life!  (Candid CJM 8019)

Benny Bailey, Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Walter Benton (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Peck Morrison (bass) Max Roach (drums) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, November 1, 1960
Oh Yeah, Oh Yeah
** also issued on Candid CJS 9019; Barnaby BR 5021; Candid CS 9019, CCD 79019.

Jazz Artists Guild - Newport Rebels  (Candid CJM 8022)

Benny Bailey (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone) Kenny Dorham (piano) Peck Morrison (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Abbey Lincoln (vocals) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, November 1, 1960
'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do
** also issued on Candid CJS 9022; Barnaby BR 5022; Candid CS 9022, CCD 79022.

Eric Dolphy - Candid Dolphy  (Candid CCD 79033)

Benny Bailey (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone) Kenny Dorham (piano) Peck Morrison (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Abbey Lincoln (vocals) Nat Hentoff (supervisor): same session
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, November 1, 1960
'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do (take 3)

Kenny Dorham - Show Boat  (Time 52024)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Jimmy Heath (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
NYC, December 9, 1960
Why Do I Love You
Nobody Else But Me
Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
Make Believe
Ol' Man River
Bill
** also issued on Time S/2024.

1961

Kenny Dorham - Whistle Stop  (Blue Note BLP 4063)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 15, 1961
tk.2"Philly" Twist
tk.11Whistle Stop
tk.19Windmill
tk.20Sunset
tk.25Sunrise In Mexico
tk.31Dorham's Epitaph
tk.34Buffalo
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84063, B1-28978.

Introducing The Rocky Boyd Quintet - Ease It  (Jazztime JT 001)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Rocky Boyd (tenor saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Pete LaRoca (drums)
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, March 13, 1961
Avars
Stella By Starlight
Why Not
Ease It
Samba De Orfeu
West 42nd Street
** also issued on Muse MR 5053 entitled "Kenny Dorham - Ease It!". Black Lion (G) BLCD 760119 entitled "Kenny Dorham - West 42nd Street". Jazztime (J) NLP 2004.

Kenny Dorham - West 42nd Street  (Black Lion (G) BLCD 760119)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Rocky Boyd (tenor saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Pete LaRoca (drums): same session
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, March 13, 1961
Stella By Starlight (take 2)
Why Not (take 2)
Samba De Orfeu (take 5)
West 42nd Street (take 7)
** reissue of Jazztime JT 001 entitled "Introducing The Rocky Boyd Quintet - Ease It" + 4 bonus tracks.

Clifford Jordan - Starting Time  (Jazzland JLP 52)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Wilbur Ware (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, June 14 & 15, 1961
Sunrise In Mexico
Extempore
Down Through The Years
Quittin' Time
One Flight Down
Windmill
Don't You Know I Care
Mosaic
** also issued on Jazzland JLP 952; Original Jazz Classics OJC 147.
** part of Milestone MCD 47092-2.

Various Artists - Jazz Committee For Latin American Affairs  (Fred Miles Presents FM 403)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Herbie Mann (flute) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Ronnie Ball (piano) Ahmed Abdul-Malik (oud) Ben Tucker (bass) Dave Bailey (drums) Ray Mantilla (percussion)
"Teatro Municipal", Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, July 16, 1961
Red Door
Lover Man
Ismaaa
It's All Right With Me
Autumn Leaves
Wee Dot
The Red Door

Leonard Feather's Encyclopedia Of Jazz, Vol. 1: Giants Of The Saxophone  (Vee-Jay VJLP 2501)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Herbie Mann (flute) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Ronnie Ball (piano) Ahmed Abdul-Malik (oud) Ben Tucker (bass) Dave Bailey (drums) Ray Mantilla (percussion): same session
"Teatro Municipal", Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, July 16, 1961
Halley's Comet
** also issued on Vee-Jay VJLPS 2501.

Kenny Dorham - Hot Stuff From Brazil  (West Wind (G) WW 2015)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Herbie Mann (flute) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Ronnie Ball (piano) Ahmed Abdul-Malik (oud) Ben Tucker (bass) Dave Bailey (drums) Ray Mantilla (percussion): same session
"Teatro Municipal", Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, July 16, 1961
A Night In Tunisia

The Dave Bailey Sextet - Bash!  (Jazzline JAZ 33-01)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Frank Haynes (tenor saxophone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, October 1, 1961
Grand Street
An Oscar For Oscar
Osmosis
Soul Support
** also issued on Onyx ORI 206; Xanadu 5011 entitled "Tommy Flanagan Trio And Sextet". Black Lion (G) BLCD 760146 entitled "Kenny Dorham - Osmosis". Jazzline (J) PA-3079.

Kenny Dorham - Osmosis  (Black Lion (G) BLCD 760146)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Frank Haynes (tenor saxophone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Dave Bailey (drums): same session
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, October 1, 1961
Grand Street (alt. take)
Osmosis (alt. take)
Soul Support (alt. take)
B.M.T. Express
** reissue of Jazzline JAZ 33-01 entitled "The Dave Bailey Sextet - Bash!" + 5 bonus tracks.

Kenny Dorham And Jackie McLean - Inta Somethin'  (Pacific Jazz PJ-41)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet -1,2,4,6) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone -1,3/6) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
"The Jazz Workshop", San Francisco, CA, November 13, 1961
1.Us (Una Mas)
2.It Could Happen To You
3.Let's Face The Music And Dance
4.No Two People
5.Lover Man
6.San Francisco Beat
** also issued on Pacific Jazz ST-41.

1962

Kenny Dorham - Matador  (United Artists UAJ 14007)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet -1/4,6) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone -1,2,4/6) Bobby Timmons (piano) Teddy Smith (bass) J.C. Moses (drums)
Sound Makers, NYC, April 15, 1962
1. (tk.7)El Matador
2. (tk.5)Malanie, Part 1/3
3. (tk.4)Prelude
4. (tk.7)There Goes My Heart
5. (tk.3)Beautiful Love
6. (tk.6)Smile
** also issued on United Artists UAJS 15007.

Jackie McLean - Hipnosis  (Blue Note BN-LA483-H2)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Sonny Clark (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 14, 1962
tk.1The Three Minors
tk.6Iddy Bitty
tk.10The Way I Feel
tk.13Marilyn's Dilemma
tk.14Blues In A Jiff
tk.15Blues For Jackie

Milt Jackson - Invitation  (Riverside RLP 446)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Jimmy Heath (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
NYC, August 30, 1962
Ruby, My Dear (take 6)
Ruby
same personnel
NYC, October 31, 1962
Invitation
The Dealer (The Sealer)
None Shall Wonder (None Shall Wander (take 8))
Virgil Jones (trumpet) replaces Heath
NYC, November 7, 1962
Too Close For Comfort
Poom-A-Loom
** also issued on Riverside RS 9446; Original Jazz Classics OJC 260, OJCCD 260-2.

Milt Jackson - Invitation  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 260-2)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Jimmy Heath (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
NYC, August 30, 1962
Ruby, My Dear (take 5)
same personnel
NYC, October 31, 1962
None Shall Wander (take 6)
** reissue of Riverside RLP 446 + 2 bonus tracks.

1963

Kenny Dorham - The Flamboyan, Queens, NY, 1963  (Uptown UPCD 27.60)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone) Ronnie Matthews (piano) Steve Davis (bass) J.C. Moses (drums) Alan Grant (announcer)
"The Flamboyan", Queens, NY, January 15, 1963
Dorian
Alan Grant Speaks With The Band
I Can't Get Started
Summertime
Alan Grant Speaks
My Injun From Brazil (Una Mas)
Autumn Leaves
Alan Grant Speaks
Dynamo (Straight Ahead)

Kenny Dorham - Una Mas  (Blue Note BLP 4127)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone) Herbie Hancock (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Anthony Williams (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 1, 1963
tk.6Sao Paulo
tk.9Straight Ahead
tk.13Una Mas (One More Time)
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84127, CDP 7 46515 2.

Kenny Dorham - Una Mas  (Blue Note CDP 7 46515 2)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone) Herbie Hancock (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Anthony Williams (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 1, 1963
tk.16If Ever I Would Leave You
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 4127 + 1 bonus track.

Joe Henderson - Page One  (Blue Note BLP 4140)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone) McCoy Tyner (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Pete LaRoca (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 3, 1963
tk.6Recorda-Me
tk.12Jinrikisha
tk.14Blue Bossa
tk.18La Mesha
tk.20Out Of The Night
tk.25Home Stretch
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84140, CDP 7 84140 2, B1-ST 84140.

Joe Henderson - Our Thing  (Blue Note BLP 4152)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone) Andrew Hill (piano) Eddie Khan (bass) Pete LaRoca (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 9, 1963
tk.14Our Thing
tk.17Escapade
tk.23Back Road
tk.27Pedro's Time
tk.28Teeter Totter
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84152, CDP 7 84152 2.

Joe Henderson - Our Thing  (Blue Note CDP 7 84152 2)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone) Andrew Hill (piano) Eddie Khan (bass) Pete LaRoca (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 9, 1963
tk.10Teeter Totter (alt. take)
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 4152 + 1 bonus track.

Kenny Dorham Quintet - Scandia Skies  (SteepleChase (D) SCC 6011)

Kenny Dorham, Rolf Ericson (trumpet) Tete Montoliu (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, December 5, 1963
Solar
Scandia Skies
Manha De Carnaval
Woody'n You
It Could Happen To You
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36011.
** part of SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37047/48.

Kenny Dorham - Short Story  (SteepleChase (D) SCC 6010)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Allan Botschinsky (flugelhorn) Tete Montoliu (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, December 19, 1963
Short Story
Bye Bye Blackbird
Manha De Carnaval
The Touch Of Your Lips
My Funny Valentine
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36010.
** part of SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37047/48.

1964 (age 40)

Andrew Hill - Point Of Departure  (Blue Note BLP 4167)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone) Andrew Hill (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Anthony Williams (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 21, 1964
1321 tk.6Refuge
1322 tk.8Dedication
1323 tk.10New Monastery
1324 tk.19Flight 19
1320 tk.24Spectrum
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84167, CDP 7 84167 2.
** part of Mosaic MR10-161, MD7-161.

The Complete Blue Note Andrew Hill Sessions (1963-66)  (Mosaic MR10-161)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone) Andrew Hill (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Anthony Williams (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 21, 1964
tk.7Dedication (alt. take)
tk.13New Monastery (alt. take)
tk.18Flight 19 (alt. take)
** also issued on Mosaic MD7-161.
** same contents as Blue Note BLP 4151 + BLP 4159 + BLP 4160 + BLP 4167 + BLP 4203 + BLP 4217 + 27 bonus tracks.

Joe Henderson - In 'N Out  (Blue Note BLP 4166)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone) McCoy Tyner (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 10, 1964
1332 tk.6Punjab
1333 tk.9In 'N Out
1334 tk.11Short Story
1335 tk.14Brown's Town
1336 tk.19Serenity
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84166, CDP 7 46510 2, 7243 8 29156 2.

Joe Henderson - In 'N Out  (Blue Note 7243 8 29156 2)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone) McCoy Tyner (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 10, 1964
tk.7In 'N Out (alt. take)
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 4166 + 1 bonus track.

Kenny Dorham/Conte Candoli - Bebop Revisited, Vol. 5  (Xanadu 205)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Barry Harris (piano) Julian Ewell (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
NYC, August 21, 1964
Confirmation
Ma She's Makin' Eyes At Me
'Round Midnight
New York Theme
Tin Tin Deo

Kenny Dorham - Trompeta Toccata  (Blue Note BLP 4181)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 14, 1964
1434 tk.4The Fox
1435 tk.6Night Watch
1436 tk.10Trompeta Toccata
1437 tk.11Mamacita
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84181, CDP 7 84181 2.

1965

Various Artists - 3/27/65: Charlie Parker 10th Memorial Concert Recorded Live At Carnegie Hall  (Limelight LM 82017)

Kenny Dorham, Dizzy Gillespie, Howard McGhee (trumpet) J.J. Johnson as C.C. Siegel (trombone) Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Billy Taylor (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
"Charlie Parker 10th Memorial Concert", "Carnegie Hall", NYC, March 27, 1965
35155Medley: Bird Watcher / Disorder At The Border
** also issued on Limelight LS 86017, 826 985-2.

Various Artists - A Trumpet Tribute To Fats Navarro, Clifford Brown And Booker Little  (Trip TLX 5036)

Kenny Dorham, Bill Hardman, Richard Williams (trumpet) Lonnie Liston Smith (piano) Peck Morrison (bass) Walter Perkins (drums)
NYC, circa 1965
Confirmation
Sweet Clifford
Blues

1966

Kenny Dorham - Last But Not Least 1966, Vol. 2  (Raretone (It) 5022-FC)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Red (alto saxophone -1/4,6) Cedar Walton (piano) John Ore (bass) Hugh Walter (drums)
"Half Note", NYC, February 25, 1966
1.Jong-Fu
2.Introduction
3.Spring Is Here
4.Somewhere In The Night
5.The Shadow Of Your Smile
6.Straight Ahead

Thad Jones - Howard McGhee - Kenny Dorham  (Europa Jazz (It) EJ 1039)

Kenny Dorham, Thad Jones, Howard McGhee (trumpet) Billy Taylor (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
NYC, July 4, 1966
The Theme
Blues

1967

The Cedar Walton Trio, Quartet And Quintet - Cedar!  (Prestige PR 7519)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Junior Cook (tenor saxophone -1,4,5) Cedar Walton (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
NYC, July 10, 1967
1.Turquoise Twice
2.Twilight Waltz
3.Short Stuff
4.Head And Shoulders
5.Come Sunday
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 462, OJCCD 462-2.

The Cedar Walton Trio, Quartet And Quintet - Cedar!  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 462-2)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Junior Cook (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
NYC, July 10, 1967
Take The "A" Train
** reissue of Prestige PR 7519 + 1 bonus track.

1968

Barry Harris - Bull's Eye!  (Prestige PR 7600)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Barry Harris (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
NYC, June 4, 1968
Bull's Eye!
Off Monk
Barengo
Oh, So Basal
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1082-2.

Toshiko Akiyoshi - Toshiko At Top Of The Gate  (Tact (J) XMS 10008CT)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Lew Tabackin (tenor saxophone, flute) Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
NYC, July 30, 1968
Opus No. Zero
The Firstnight
Let's Roll In Sake
How Insensitive
Morning Of The Carnival
My Elegy

Cecil Payne - Zodiac  (Strata-East SES 19734)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Cecil Payne (baritone,alto saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano, organ) Wilbur Ware (bass) Albert Heath as Albert Kuumba Heath (drums)
Town Sound Studios, Englewood, NJ, December 16, 1968
Martin Luther King Jr. / I Know Love
Girl, You Got A Home
Slide Hampton
Follow Me
Flying Fish

1969

Clifford Jordan In The World  (Strata-East SES 1972-1)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Wilbur Ware (bass -1) Ed Blackwell, Roy Haynes (drums)
Town Sound Studios, Englewood, NJ, spring 1969
1.Ouagoudougou
2.872

1970

Various Artists - Charlie Parker Memorial Concert  (Cadet 2CA 60002)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Ray Nance (trumpet, violin) Joe Daley (tenor saxophone) Richard Abrams (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Wilbur Campbell (drums)
"Charlie Parker Memorial Concert", "North Park Hotel", Chicago, IL, August 16, 1970
18782Just Friends
18783Summertime
** also issued on Chess CH2 92510.