Kenny Dorham Discography

1945 (age 21)

Mercer Ellington And His Orchestra

Kenny Dorham, Mercer Ellington (trumpet) Mercer Ellington And His Orchestra
NYC, May 17, 1945
5502Metronome All-OutMusicraft 379
5503Pass Me By-
* Musicraft 379   Mercer Ellington - Metronome All-Out / Pass Me By

Frank Humphries And His Orchestra

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Frank Humphries And His Orchestra, Frank Humphries (leader)
fall 1945
After You've GonePick-Up 1001
Lonesome Road-
* Pick-Up 1001   Frank Humphries And His Orchestra

1946

Billy Eckstine And His Orchestra

Kenny Dorham, Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Raymond Orr (trumpet) Chippy Outcalt, Robert Scott, Gerald Valentine (trombone) Norris Turney, Bob "Junior" Williams (alto sax) Gene Ammons, Arthur Simmons (tenor sax) Tate Houston (baritone sax) 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 YouNational 9076; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC103You're My EverythingNational 9052; EmArcy MG 36030; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC104I've Got To Pass Your HouseNational 9020; Savoy SJL 1127
NSC105The Jitney ManNational 9049; Savoy SJL 2214, SVY 17028
* Savoy SJL 2214   Billy Eckstine - Mr. B And The Band
* EmArcy MG 36030   Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"
* Savoy SJL 1127   Billy Eckstine Sings
* Savoy SVY 17028   Kenny Dorham - Blues In Bebop
* National 9076   Billy Eckstine - I Only Have Eyes For You / Blues
* National 9052   Billy Eckstine - You're My Everything / Cool Breeze
* National 9020   Billy Eckstine - It Ain't Like That / I've Got To Pass Your House
* National 9049   Billy Eckstine - The Jitney Man / Sophisticated Lady

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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 sax) Ray Abrams, Warren Luckey (tenor sax) Leo Parker (baritone sax) Milt Jackson (vibes -8/11) Thelonious Monk (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
"Spotlight Lounge", Washington, DC, May-June, 1946
1.Our DelightHi-Fly H 01
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-
* Hi-Fly H 01   Dizzy Gillespie '46 Live At The Spotlite

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra
"Spotlight Lounge", Washington, DC, June 18, 1946
Things To ComeHi-Fly H 01
Things To Come (alt. take)-
Second Balcony Jump-
Groovin' High-
Our Delight-
* Hi-Fly H 01   Dizzy Gillespie '46 Live At The Spotlite

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra: same personnel
"Spotlight Lounge", Washington, DC, July 6, 1946
unknown titleHi-Fly H 01
One Bass Hit-
The Man I Love-
Oop Bop Sh'bam-
'Round Midnight-
Ray's Idea-
Cool Breeze-
* Hi-Fly H 01   Dizzy Gillespie '46 Live At The Spotlite

Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

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 sax) Ray Abrams, Warren Lucky (tenor sax) Leo Parker (baritone sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) John Lewis (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Alice Roberts (vocals)
NYC, July 9, 1946
5609One Bass Hit, Part 2Musicraft 404; Savoy MG 12020; Prestige PR 24030
5610Ray's IdeaMusicraft 487; Savoy MG 12020; Prestige PR 24030
5611Things To ComeMusicraft 447; Savoy MG 12020; Prestige PR 24030
5612He Bepped When He Shoulda BoppedMusicraft 487; Prestige PR 24030
-He Bepped When He Shoulda Bopped (alt. take)Musicraft unknown
* Savoy MG 12020   Dizzy Gillespie - Groovin' High
* Prestige PR 24030   Dizzy Gillespie - In The Beginning
* Musicraft 404   Dizzy Gillespie - One Bass Hit, Part 1&2
* Musicraft 487   Dizzy Gillespie - Ray's Idea / He Bepped When He Shoulda Bopped
* Musicraft 447   Dizzy Gillespie - Emanon / Things To Come

Sonny Stitt Quintet / Kenny Dorham Quintet / The Be Bop Boys

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto sax) Bud Powell (piano) Al Hall (bass) Wallace Bishop (drums)
NYC, August 23, 1946
S3338Bebop In Pastel (Bouncing With Bud)Savoy XP 8045, MG 9014, MG 12114, SJL 2225
S3338-2Bebop In PastelSavoy SVY 17028
S3338-3--
S3338-4Bebop In Pastel (alt. take)Savoy SJL 2247, SVY 17028
S3339Fool's Fancy (Wail)Savoy XP 8044, MG 9014, MG 12114, SJL 2225, SVY 17028
S3340Bombay-
S3341ARay's IdeaSavoy 619, XP 8045, MG 9014, MG 12114, SJL 2225, SVY 17028
* Savoy MG 12114   Various Artists - Opus De Bop
* Savoy SJL 2225   Various Artists - The Be Bop Boys
* Savoy SJL 2247   Various Artists - The Modern Jazz Piano Album
* Savoy SVY 17028   Kenny Dorham - Blues In Bebop
* Savoy MG 9014   Sonny Stitt - New Sound In Modern Music, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8045   Sonny Stitt - New Trends In Jazz, Vol. 9
* Savoy XP 8044   Sonny Stitt - New Trends In Jazz, Vol. 8
* Savoy 619, 927   The Be Bop Boys - Ray's Idea / Good Kick

Sonny Stitt Quintet / The Be Bop Boys

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto sax) Bud Powell (piano) Al Hall (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, September 4, 1946
S3342Serenade To A SquareSavoy 940, XP 8046, MG 9006, MG 12011, SJL 2225, SVY 17028
S3343AGood KickSavoy 619, XP 8046, MG 9006, MG 12011, SJL 2225, SVY 17028
S3344Seven UpSavoy 930, XP 8046, MG 9006, MG 12011, SJL 2225, SVY 17028
S3344-?Seven Up (alt. take)Savoy SJL 2247
S3345Blues In BebopSavoy 978, XP 8046, MG 12011, SJL 2225, SVY 17028
S3345-?Blues In Bebop (alt. take) (Blues A La Bud)Savoy XP 8097, MG 9034, SJL 2247
Diz-IzSavoy XP 8098, MG 9034
* Savoy MG 12011   Fats Navarro Memorial - Fats - Bud - Klook - Sonny - Kinney
* Savoy SJL 2225   Various Artists - The Be Bop Boys
* Savoy SJL 2247   Various Artists - The Modern Jazz Piano Album
* Savoy SVY 17028   Kenny Dorham - Blues In Bebop
* Savoy MG 9006   Sonny Stitt
* Savoy MG 9034   Various Artists - Bird - Diz - Bud - Max
* Savoy XP 8046   Sonny Stitt - New Trends In Jazz, Vol. 10
* Savoy XP 8097   Various Artists - Bird - Diz - Bud - Max, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8098   Various Artists - Bird - Diz - Bud - Max, Vol. 2
* Savoy 940   Sonny Stitt - Serenade To A Square / Boppin' The Blues
* Savoy 619, 927   The Be Bop Boys - Ray's Idea / Good Kick
* Savoy 930   J.J. Johnson - Mad Bebop / Sonny Stitt - Seven Up
* Savoy 978   Serge Chaloff - Gabardine And Serge / Sonny Stitt - Blues In Bebop

Kenny Clarke And His 52nd Street Boys

Kenny Dorham, Fats Navarro (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto sax) Ray Abrams (tenor sax) Eddie DeVerteuil (baritone sax) Bud Powell (piano) John Collins (guitar) Al Hall (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, September 5, 1946
D6VB2792-1EpistrophySwing (F) SW 224; RCA Victor 20-3144, LPV 519
D6VB2793-152nd Street ThemeSwing (F) SW 244; RCA Victor LPV 519
D6VB2794-1Oop Bop Sh'bamSwing (F) SW 224; RCA Victor LPV 519
D6VB2795-1Rue Chaptal (Royal Roost)Swing (F) SW 244; RCA Victor 20-3144, LPV 519
* RCA Victor LPV 519   Various Artists - The Be-Bop Era
* Swing (F) SW 224   Kenny Clarke - Epistrophy / Oop Bop Sh'bam
* RCA Victor 20-3144   Kenny Clarke - Epistrophy / Royal Roost
* Swing (F) SW 244   Kenny Clarke - 52nd Street Theme / Rue Chaptal

Fats Navarro / Gil Fuller's Modernists / The Be Bop Boys

Kenny Dorham, Fats Navarro (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto sax) Morris Lane (tenor sax) Eddie DeVerteuil (baritone sax) Bud Powell (piano) Al Hall (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Gil Fuller (arranger)
NYC, September 6, 1946
S3346Boppin' A Riff, Part 1Savoy 588, MG 9012, MG 12011, SJL 2216
S3347Boppin' A Riff, Part 2-
S3348Fat Boy, Part 1Savoy 587, XP 8024, MG 9005, MG 12011, SJL 2216
S3349Fat Boy, Part 2-
S3350Everything's Cool, Part 1Savoy 586, XP 8044, MG 9006, MG 12011, SJL 2216
S3351Everything's Cool, Part 2-
S3352Webb City, Part 1Savoy 585, XP 8045, MG 9014, MG 12011, SJL 2216
S3353Webb City, Part 2-
Boppin' A Riff, Part 2 (alt. take)Mythic Sound MS 6002-2
Fat Boy, Part 1 (alt. take)-
* Savoy MG 12011   Fats Navarro Memorial - Fats - Bud - Klook - Sonny - Kinney
* Savoy SJL 2216   Fats Navarro - Fat Girl
* Mythic Sound MS 6002-2   Earl Bud Powell, Vol. 2 - Burning In U.S.A., 53-55
* Savoy MG 9012   Various Artists - New Sound In Modern Music
* Savoy MG 9005   Fats Navarro
* Savoy MG 9006   Sonny Stitt
* Savoy MG 9014   Sonny Stitt - New Sound In Modern Music, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8024   Fats Navarro - New Trends In Jazz, Vol. 5
* Savoy XP 8044   Sonny Stitt - New Trends In Jazz, Vol. 8
* Savoy XP 8045   Sonny Stitt - New Trends In Jazz, Vol. 9
* Savoy 588   The Be Bop Boys - Boppin' A Riff, Part 1&2
* Savoy 587, 901   The Be Bop Boys - Fat Boy, Part 1&2
* Savoy 586   The Be Bop Boys - Everything's Cool, Part 1&2
= Savoy 941   Fats Navarro - Everything's Cool, Part 1&2
* Savoy 585, 900   The Be Bop Boys - Webb City, Part 1&2

1947

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

Wendell Culley, Kenny Dorham, Duke Garrette, Jimmy Nottingham, Leo Shepherd (trumpet) Sonny Craven, Andrew Penn, Britt Woodman, Jimmy Wormick (trombone) Jackie Kelso (clarinet, alto sax) Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater (alto sax) Morris Lane, John Sparrow (tenor sax) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Lionel Hampton (vibes) 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, RockGolden Era GE 15038
Swanee River-
Confess-
Hey Babba Rebop-
Memphis Blues-
The New Look-
Tempo's Birthday-
* Golden Era GE 15038   Lionel Hampton - Rock, Rock, Rock

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

Wendell Culley, Kenny Dorham, Duke Garrette, Jimmy Nottingham, Leo Shepherd (trumpet) Sonny Craven, Andrew Penn, Britt Woodman, Jimmy Wormick (trombone) Jackie Kelso (clarinet, alto sax) Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater (alto sax) Morris Lane, John Sparrow (tenor sax) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Lionel Hampton (vibes) 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 DukeJoyce LP 1055; Golden Era GE 15038
Mam'selle-
Beulah's Boogie-
A Sunday Kind Of Love-
I Know That You Know-
Chi-Baba Chi-Baba-
That's My DesireJoyce LP 1055
Eli Eli-
* Joyce LP 1055   Lionel Hampton - One Night Stand
= Sandy Hook SH 2026   Lionel Hampton - 1944 And 1947 Broadcasts
* Golden Era GE 15038   Lionel Hampton - Rock, Rock, Rock

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

Wendell Culley, Kenny Dorham, Duke Garrette, Jimmy Nottingham, Leo Shepherd (trumpet) Sonny Craven, Andrew Penn, Britt Woodman, Jimmy Wormick (trombone) Jackie Kelso (clarinet, alto sax) Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater (alto sax) Morris Lane, John Sparrow (tenor sax) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Lionel Hampton (vibes) 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 SatisfiedMCA Coral (G) 6.22180
L4482Hamp's Got A DukeDecca 24248; MCA (F) 510.103, Coral (G) 6.22180
L4483Gone AgainDecca 24248, DL 4296; MCA (F) 510.103, Coral (G) 6.22180
L4484Three Minutes On 52nd StreetDecca 24429; MCA (F) 510.103, Coral (G) 6.22180
* MCA Coral (G) 6.22180   Lionel Hampton, Vol. 6: 1946-1947
* MCA (F) 510.103, 1331   Lionel Hampton 3 - Sweatin' With Hamp 1945.1950
* Decca DL 4296, DL 74296   Lionel Hampton - Hamp's Golden Favorites
* Decca 24248   Lionel Hampton - Hamp's Got A Duke / Gone Again
* Decca 24429   Lionel Hampton - Three Minutes On 52nd Street / Midnight Sun

Art Blakey's Messengers

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Howard Bowe (trombone) Sahib Shihab (alto sax) Orland Wright (tenor sax) Ernest Thompson (baritone sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) LaVerne Barker (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, December 22, 1947
BN322-3The Thin ManBlue Note 545, BLP 5010, CDP 7 84436 2
BN323-1The Bop AlleyBlue Note 546, BLP 5010, CDP 7 84436 2
BN323-2The Bop Alley (alt. take)Blue Note CDP 7 84436 2
BN324-2Groove StreetBlue Note 546, CDP 7 84436 2
BN325-1Musa's VisionBlue Note 545, CDP 7 84436 2
* Blue Note CDP 7 84436 2   Max Roach/James Moody/Art Blakey - New Sounds
* Blue Note BLP 5010   Max Roach/James Moody/Art Blakey - New Sounds
* Blue Note 545   Art Blakey's Messengers - The Thin Man / Musa's Vision
* Blue Note 546   Art Blakey's Messengers - Groove Street / The Bop Alley

Mercer Ellington And His Orchestra

Kenny Dorham, Mercer Ellington (trumpet) Al Hibbler (vocals -1,4) Mercer Ellington And His Orchestra
Los Angeles, CA, 1947
1.My Ev' A Lovin' BabySunrise SP 2007
2.You Name ItSunrise SP 2003
3.I Owe This Dream To You-
4.SummertimeSunrise SP 2007
* Sunrise SP 2007   Al Hibbler With Mercer Ellington Orchestra
* Sunrise SP 2003   Mercer Ellington And His Orchestra

Mary Lou Williams And Her Orchestra

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Mary Lou Williams (piano) Mary Lou Williams And Her Orchestra
NYC, 1947
Mary LouFolkways FA 2996
Kool-
* Folkways FA 2996   Mary Lou Williams And Her Orchestra

1948

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, December 25, 1948
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Half NelsonESP-Disk' ESP 3000; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
White ChristmasESP-Disk' ESP 3000; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Little Willie LeapsESP-Disk' ESP 3000; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3000, ESPCD 3000   Charlie Parker - Live Performances
* Savoy ZDS 4411/12   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 1

1949

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 1, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Be-BopESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
On A Slow Boat To ChinaESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
OrnithologyESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Groovin' HighESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MC: Symphony Sid, Charlie ParkerSavoy ZDS 4411/12
East Of The SunESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
CherylESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3001, ESPCD 3001   Charlie Parker - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2
* Savoy ZDS 4411/12   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 1

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Joe Harris (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 15, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Scrapple From The Apple-
MC-
Be-Bop-
MC-
Hot House-
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 22, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Oop Bop Sh'bam-
MC-
Scrapple From The Apple-
MC-
Salt Peanuts-
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid With Announcer-
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Kenny Clarke Septet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet, piano) Julius Watkins (French horn) Billy Mitchell (tenor sax) Milt Jackson (vibes, piano) Curly Russell (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Joe Harris (timbales)
NYC, January 25, 1949
KC171CConglomerationSavoy MG 12042, SVY 17028
KC172ABruz-
KC173CYou Go To My HeadSavoy MG 12042
KC174BRoll 'Em BagsSavoy MG 12042, SVY 17028
KC175BFaultlessSavoy MG 12042
KC176BHey Frenchy-
* Savoy MG 12042   Milt Jackson - Roll 'Em Bags
* Savoy SVY 17028   Kenny Dorham - Blues In Bebop

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 29, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Groovin' High-
MC-
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 5, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Scrapple From The Apple-
MC-
Barbados-
MC-
Salt Peanuts-
MC-
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 12, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Scrapple From The AppleSavoy SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14, SVY 17028
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
BarbadosSavoy MG 12179, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14, SVY 17028
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
BebopSavoy SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14, SVY 17028
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid with MC. at conculusion Sid is heard briefly with Dinah WashingtonSavoy ZDS 4413/14
* Savoy SJL 1108   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost
* Savoy MG 12179   Charlie Parker - The 'Bird' Returns
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2
* Savoy SVY 17028   Kenny Dorham - Blues In Bebop

Charlie Parker Septet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Lucky Thompson (tenor sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals)
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 19, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Groovin' HighSavoy SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
ConfirmationSavoy SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Salt PeanutsSavoy SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MC: Jumpin' With Symphony SidSavoy ZDS 4413/14
commercial break #1-
commercial break #2-
* Savoy SJL 1108   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker Septet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Lucky Thompson (tenor sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals): same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 26, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Half NelsonSavoy MG 12179, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
A Night In TunisiaSavoy MG 12186, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Scrapple From The AppleSavoy MG 12179, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Deedle-
* Savoy MG 12179   Charlie Parker - The 'Bird' Returns
* Savoy SJL 1108   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost
* Savoy MG 12186   Newly Discovered Sides By Charlie Parker
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker Septet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Carlos Vidal (bongos)
NYC, February-March, 1949
2542 | 292-3CardboardNorgran MGN 1035; Verve MGV 8009, VE2 2501
2543-2 | 293-4VisaMercury 11022, MGC 512; Verve MGV 8009, MGV 8000, VE2 2501
* Norgran MGN 1035; Verve MGV 8126   Various Artists - Alto Saxes
* Verve MGV 8009   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #7 - Jazz Perennial
* Verve VE2 2501   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1948-1950
* Verve MGV 8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Mercury MGC 512; Clef MGC 512; Universal (J) UCCV-9034   Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie - Bird And Diz
* Mercury 11022; Clef 11022   Charlie Parker - Visa / Passport (common)

Charlie Parker Septet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Lucky Thompson (tenor sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals)
"Royal Roost", NYC, March 5, 1949
Introduction By Dave Lambert And Buddy StewartSavoy ZDS 4413/14
What's This-
MC-
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid-
Cheryl-
MC-
Anthropology-
MC-
Hurry Home-
Deedle-
Royal Roost Bop-
MC-
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker Septet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Lucky Thompson (tenor sax) Milt Jackson (vibes -2) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Waldorf-Astoria Hotel", NYC, March 5, 1949
1.BarbadosJazz Showcase 5003
2.Anthropology-
* Jazz Showcase 5003   Charlie Parker - Bird On The Road

Charlie Parker Septet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Lucky Thompson (tenor sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals)
"Royal Roost", NYC, March 12, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
CherylSavoy MG 12179, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
introduction By Charlie ParkerSavoy ZDS 4413/14
On A Slow Boat To ChinaSavoy MG 12186, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Chasin' The BirdSavoy MG 12179, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
Jumpin' With Symphony SidSavoy ZDS 4413/14
* Savoy MG 12179   Charlie Parker - The 'Bird' Returns
* Savoy SJL 1108   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost
* Savoy MG 12186   Newly Discovered Sides By Charlie Parker
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, May 5, 1949
2755-5 | 294-3SegmentVerve MGV 8009, VE2 2501
2756-2 | 295-2Passport (rare)Mercury 11022x45, MGC 512
2756-5 | 295-5Passport (common)Mercury 11022; Verve MGV 8009, MGV 8000, VE2 2501
2757-4 | 296-3Diverse (Segment)Verve MGV 8009
* Verve MGV 8009   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #7 - Jazz Perennial
* Verve VE2 2501   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1948-1950
* Verve MGV 8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Mercury MGC 512; Clef MGC 512; Universal (J) UCCV-9034   Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie - Bird And Diz
* Mercury 11022x45; Clef 11022x45   Charlie Parker - Visa / Passport (rare)
* Mercury 11022; Clef 11022   Charlie Parker - Visa / Passport (common)

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, May 8, 9 & 14 or 15, 1949
Salt Peanuts IBird In Paris CP 3; Spotlite (E) SPJ 118
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-
Out Of Nowhere IIIJazz O.P. (F) OMS 7004
A Night In Tunisia-
Moose The Mooche-
Hot House-
I Got Rhythm (Blues)-
52nd Street Theme III-
* Bird In Paris CP 3   Charlie Parker - Bird In Paris
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 118   Charlie Parker - Bird In Paris
* Jazz O.P. (F) OMS 7004   Charlie Parker In France 1949

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
"Colisee Movie Theatre", Roubaix, France, May 12, 1949
OrnithologyJazz O.P. (F) OMS 7004
Out Of Nowhere-
Cheryl-
52nd Street Theme-
Lover Man-
Groovin' High-
Half Nelson-
52nd Street Theme (alt. take)-
* Jazz O.P. (F) OMS 7004   Charlie Parker In France 1949

Festival International De Jazz All Stars

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 sax) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Don Byas, James Moody (tenor sax) Hazy Osterwald (vibes) Al Haig (piano) Toots Thielemans (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, May 15, 1949
Farewell Blues (Blues)Bird In Paris CP 3; Spotlite (E) SPJ 118
* Bird In Paris CP 3   Charlie Parker - Bird In Paris
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 118   Charlie Parker - Bird In Paris

Max Roach Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) James Moody (tenor sax -1/4) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Studio Technisonor, Paris, France, May 15, 1949
1. ST3010Prince AlbertVogue (F) V 5009, LD 014, LDA 16008; Blue Note BLP 5010; Prestige PR 7841; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 97
2. ST3011Baby Sis (Maxology)Vogue (F) V 5010, LD 014, LDA 16008; Prestige PRLP 113, PR 7841; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 97
3. ST3012Tomorrow (Yesterdays)Vogue (F) V 5011, LD 014; Blue Note BLP 5010; Prestige PR 7841; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 97
4. ST3013MaximumVogue (F) V 5012, LD 014, LDA 16008; Blue Note 1570, BLP 5010; Prestige PR 7841; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 97
5. ST3014Ham And Haig (Hot House)Vogue (F) V 5012, LD 014; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 97
* Vogue (F) LDA 16008   Max Roach/Clifford Brown - 2 Giants
* Prestige PR 7841   Al Haig Trio And Quintet
* Jazz Legacy (F) JL 97   James Moody - In The Beginning: Jazz Legacy 47
* Vogue (F) LD 014   Max Roach
* Blue Note BLP 5010   Max Roach/James Moody/Art Blakey - New Sounds
* Prestige PRLP 113   Fats Navarro/Dizzy Gillespie/Miles Davis/Kenny Dorham - Modern Jazz Trumpets
* Vogue (F) V 5009; Blue Note 1569   Max Roach - Prince Albert, Part 1&2
* Vogue (F) V 5010   Max Roach - Baby Sis, Part 1&2
= Prestige 702   James Moody - Maxology, Part 1&2
* Vogue (F) V 5011; Blue Note 1571   Max Roach - Tomorrow, Part 1&2
* Vogue (F) V 5012   Max Roach - Maximum / Ham And Haig
* Blue Note 1570   Max Roach - Maximum / James Moody - Just Moody

J.J. Johnson's Boppers

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) John Lewis (piano) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, May 26, 1949
JRC20BElyseesNew Jazz 803, 810; Prestige 810, PREP 1330, PRLP 109, PRLP 7023, PRLP 7253, P-24067
JRC21COpus VNew Jazz 806; Prestige PREP 1330, PRLP 109, PRLP 7023, PRLP 7253, P-24067
JRC22CHi-Lo-
JRC23DFox HuntPrestige 810, PREP 1330, PRLP 109, PRLP 7023, PRLP 7253, P-24067
* Prestige PRLP 7023; Original Jazz Classics OJC-091, OJCCD-091-2; Prestige PRLP 16-4   J.J. Johnson/Kai Winding/Bennie Green - Trombone By Three
* Prestige PRLP 7253   J.J. Johnson - Looking Back
* Prestige P-24067   Various Artists - Early Bones
* Prestige PRLP 109   Kai Winding/J.J. Johnson - Modern Jazz Trombones
* Prestige PREP 1330   J.J. Johnson Sextet
* New Jazz 803   Terry Gibbs - Cuddles / J.J. Johnson - Elysees
* New Jazz 810   J.J. Johnson - Elysees / Don Lanphere - Spider's Webb
* Prestige 810   J.J. Johnson - Elysees / Fox Hunt
* New Jazz 806; Prestige 806   J.J. Johnson - Opus V / Hi-Lo

1950

Charlie Parker Quintet + Guests

Kenny Dorham, possibly Red Rodney (trumpet) Tony Scott (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
broadcast, "Cafe Society", NYC, June-July, 1950
Just Friends Irejected
April In Paris I-
52nd Street Theme IGrotto 495
Just Friends IIKlacto (E) MG 101; Zu-Zazz (E) ZZ 1002
April In Paris II-
A Night In TunisiaGrotto 495
52nd Street Theme IIGrotto 495; Klacto (E) MG 101; Zu-Zazz (E) ZZ 1002
52nd Street Theme III
Just Friends IIIS.C.A.M. JPG 4
April In Paris III-
Medley I: Bewitched / SummertimeKlacto (E) MG 101; Zu-Zazz (E) ZZ 1002
Medley II: I Cover The Waterfront / Gone With The Wind-
Easy To Love-
52nd Street Theme IV-
Medley III: What's New / It's The Talk Of The Town
Moose The MoocheS.C.A.M. JPG 4
52nd Street Theme V-
* Grotto 495   Charlie Parker - Ultimate Bird 1949-50
* Klacto (E) MG 101   Charlie Parker - Ballads And Birdland
* Zu-Zazz (E) ZZ 1002   Charlie Parker, Vol. 1 - Ballads And Birdland
* S.C.A.M. JPG 4   Charlie Parker - Just Friends

1951

Thelonious Monk Quintet

Idrees Sulieman or Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Rouse (tenor sax) Thelonious Monk (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Frankie Passions (vocals)
NYC, 1951
Especially For YouSpotlite (E) SPJ 135
Nobody Knows-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 135   Various Artists - Cool Whalin' - Bebop Vocals

1952

Thelonious Monk Sextet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto sax) Lucky Thompson (tenor sax) Thelonious Monk (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Max Roach (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, May 30, 1952
BN434-1 tk.2SkippyBlue Note 1602, BLP 1511
BN434-2 tk.3Skippy (alt. take)Mosaic MR4-101; Blue Note (J) BNJ-61011
BN435-1 tk.5Hornin' In (alt. take)-
BN435-3 tk.7Hornin' InBlue Note 1603, BLP 1511
BN436-0 tk.8SixteenMosaic MR4-101; Blue Note (J) BNJ-61011
BN436-1 tk.9Sixteen (alt. take)-
BN437-0 tk.10Carolina MoonBlue Note 1603, BLP 1511
BN438-0 tk.11Let's Cool OneBlue Note 1602, BLP 1511
* Blue Note BLP 1511, BST 81511 (pseudo stereo)   Thelonious Monk - Genius Of Modern Music, Vol. 2
= Blue Note BN-LA579-H2   Thelonious Monk - The Complete Genius
= Mosaic MR4-101   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Thelonious Monk
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61011   More Genius Of Thelonious Monk
* Blue Note 1602   Thelonious Monk - Skippy / Let's Cool One
* Blue Note 1603   Thelonious Monk - Hornin' In / Carolina Moon

1953

Kenny Dorham Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet, vocals) Jimmy Heath (tenor sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, October 21, 1953
Chicago BluesOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-113-2
Lonesome Lover Blues-
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-113-2   Kenny Dorham Quintet

Horace Silver And The Jazz Messengers

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto sax) Horace Silver (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
"Birdland", NYC, October 31, 1953
An Oscar For OscarSession Disc 110; Royal Jazz (D) RJD 515
If I Love AgainSession Disc 110
Split KickRoyal Jazz (D) RJD 515
Get Happy-
Lullaby Of Birdland-
* Session Disc 110   Hooray For Milt Jackson - John Lewis - Art Blakey - Kenny Dorham
* Royal Jazz (D) RJD 515   Kenny Dorham 1953, 1956, 1964

Kenny Dorham Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Jimmy Heath (tenor, baritone sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 15, 1953
An Oscar For OscarDebut DLP 9, (D) DEP 42; Original Jazz Classics OJC-113
Ruby, My Dear (take 1)Original Jazz Classics OJC-113
Ruby, My Dear (take 2)Debut DLP 9, (D) DEP 42; Original Jazz Classics OJC-113
Be My Love-
Osmosis-
I Love YouDebut DLP 9; Original Jazz Classics OJC-113
I Love You (take 2)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-113-2
Darn That Dream (take 1)Debut DLP 9; Original Jazz Classics OJC-113
Darn That Dream (take 2)Original Jazz Classics OJC-113
* Original Jazz Classics OJC-113, OJCCD-113-2   Kenny Dorham Quintet
* Debut DLP 9   Kenny Dorham Quintet
* Debut (D) DEP 42   Kenny Dorham Quintet

1954 (age 30)

Sonny Rollins Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Elmo Hope (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 18, 1954
606Movin' OutPrestige PRLP 186, PRLP 7058
607Swinging For Bumsy-
608Silk 'N' Satin-
609SolidPrestige PRLP 186, PRLP 7058, PR 24004
* Prestige PRLP 7058; Original Jazz Classics OJC-058, OJCCD-058-2   Sonny Rollins - Moving Out
= Prestige PR 7433   Sonny Rollins - Jazz Classics
* Prestige PR 24004   Sonny Rollins
* Prestige PRLP 186   Sonny Rollins Quintet

Lou Donaldson Sextet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Matthew Gee (trombone) Lou Donaldson (alto sax) Elmo Hope (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 22, 1954
tk.3CaracasBlue Note BLP 5055, BLP 1537
tk.4The Stroller-
tk.6Moe's Bluff-
tk.10After You've GoneBlue Note BLP 5055, (J) BNJ-61008/10
* Blue Note BLP 1537, CDP 7 81537 2   Lou Donaldson Quartet/Quintet/Sextet
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61008/10   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 1500 Series
* Blue Note BLP 5055   Lou Donaldson Sextet, Vol. 2

Horace Silver And The Jazz Messengers

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 13, 1954
tk.3Room 608Blue Note 45-1631, BLP 5058, BLP 1518
tk.6Creepin' In-
tk.8Doodlin'Blue Note 45-1630, BLP 5058, BLP 1518, BST 84325
tk.10Stop TimeBlue Note BLP 5058, BLP 1518
* Blue Note BLP 1518, BST 81518 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 46140 2   Horace Silver And The Jazz Messengers
* Blue Note BST 84325   The Best Of Horace Silver
* Blue Note BLP 5058   Horace Silver Quintet, Vol. 1
* Blue Note 45-1631   Horace Silver - Room 608 / Creepin' In
* Blue Note 45-1630, (J) NP-2018   Horace Silver - The Preacher / Doodlin'

1955

Kenny Dorham Sextet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Horace Silver (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 30, 1955
tk.2Venetia's DanceBlue Note BLP 1535
tk.6K.D.'s Motion-
tk.9K.D.'s Cab Ride (Echo Of Spring)Blue Note (J) BNJ-61008/10, CDP 7 46815 2, (J) TOCJ-1601
tk.12The VillaBlue Note BLP 1535
* Blue Note BLP 1535, CDP 7 46815 2   Kenny Dorham - Afro-Cuban
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61008/10   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 1500 Series
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-1601   Various Artists - Blue Trails: The Rare Tracks

Horace Silver And The Jazz Messengers

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 6, 1955
tk.3HippyBlue Note BLP 5062, BLP 1518
tk.5To Whom It May Concern-
tk.9Hankerin'-
tk.13The PreacherBlue Note 45-1630, BLP 5062, BLP 1518, BST 84325
* Blue Note BLP 1518, BST 81518 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 46140 2   Horace Silver And The Jazz Messengers
* Blue Note BST 84325   The Best Of Horace Silver
* Blue Note BLP 5062   Horace Silver Quintet, Vol. 2
* Blue Note 45-1630, (J) NP-2018   Horace Silver - The Preacher / Doodlin'

Kenny Dorham Nonet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Horace Silver (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas) Richie Goldberg (cowbells -1,2,4)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 29, 1955
1. tk.2Minor's Holiday (alt. take)Blue Note CDP 7 46815 2
2. tk.3Minor's HolidayBlue Note BLP 5065, BLP 1535
3. tk.5Basheer's Dream-
4. tk.7AfrodisiaBlue Note BLP 5065, BLP 1535, (J) BNJ-71106
5. tk.8Lotus FlowerBlue Note BLP 5065, BLP 1535
* Blue Note BLP 1535, CDP 7 46815 2   Kenny Dorham - Afro-Cuban
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-71106   Various Artists - Soho Blue
* Blue Note BLP 5065   Kenny Dorham - Afro-Cuban

The Jazz Messengers

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 1st set, November 23, 1955
tk.1Bluesrejected
tk.2Like Someone In LoveBlue Note BLP 1508
tk.3Deciphering The Messagerejected
tk.4I Waited For YouBlue Note BLP 1508
tk.5Minor's HolidayBlue Note BLP 1507
* Blue Note BLP 1508, BST 81508 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 46522 2   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 2
* Blue Note BLP 1507, BST 81507 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 46521 2   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 1

The Jazz Messengers

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax -1,2,4) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 2nd set, November 23, 1955
1. tk.6Soft WindsBlue Note 45-1693, BLP 1507
2. tk.7Avila And TequilaBlue Note 45-1695, BLP 1508
3. tk.8YesterdaysBlue Note BLP 1508
4. tk.11Deciphering The Message / The ThemeBlue Note (J) DY-5805-01, CDP 7 46521 2
* Blue Note BLP 1507, BST 81507 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 46521 2   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 1
* Blue Note BLP 1508, BST 81508 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 46522 2   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 2
* Blue Note (J) DY-5805-01, (J) BNJ-61007   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 3
= Blue Note (J) GXF-3074   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 3 (not released)
* Blue Note 45-1693   The Jazz Messengers - Soft Winds, Part 1&2
* Blue Note 45-1695   The Jazz Messengers - Avila And Tequila, Part 1&2

The Jazz Messengers

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 3rd set, November 23, 1955
tk.12Prince AlbertBlue Note BLP 1507
tk.13Just One Of Those ThingsBlue Note (J) DY-5805-01, CDP 7 46522 2
tk.14Gone With The Wind-
* Blue Note BLP 1507, BST 81507 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 46521 2   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 1
* Blue Note (J) DY-5805-01, (J) BNJ-61007   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 3
= Blue Note (J) GXF-3074   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 3 (not released)
* Blue Note CDP 7 46522 2   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 2

The Jazz Messengers

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Blakey (drums): same personnel
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 4th set, November 23, 1955
tk.15Sportin' CrowdBlue Note BLP 1508
tk.16Prince Albertrejected
tk.17Hank's SymphonyBlue Note (J) DY-5805-01, CDP 7 46522 2
tk.18Lady BirdBlue Note (J) DY-5805-01, CDP 7 46521 2
tk.19The ThemeBlue Note BLP 1507
The Theme (incomplete)Blue Note BLP 1508
* Blue Note BLP 1508, BST 81508 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 46522 2   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 2
* Blue Note (J) DY-5805-01, (J) BNJ-61007   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 3
= Blue Note (J) GXF-3074   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 3 (not released)
* Blue Note BLP 1507, BST 81507 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 46521 2   The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 1

1956

Al Cohn's The Birdland Stars / East West Septet

Conte Candoli, Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Phil Woods (alto sax) Al Cohn (tenor sax, conductor, leader) Hank Jones (piano) John Simmons (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Webster Hall, NYC, February 27, 1956
G4JB2168Two Pairs Of AcesRCA Victor LPM 1327
G4JB2169Roulette-
G4JB2170A Bit Of The Blues-
G4JB2171Ah Funky New BabyRCA Victor LPM 1328
G4JB2172Last LapRCA Victor LPM 1327
G4JB2173Phil'er Up-
G4JB2174Conte's CondolencesRCA Victor LPM 1328
G4JB2175For Kicks Only-
G4JB2176Hip Boots!-
G4JB2177Minorin' The BluesRCA Victor LPM 1327
G4JB2178Birdland FantasyRCA Victor LPM 1328
G4JB2179Playboy-
* RCA Victor LPM 1327, LSP 1327   Various Artists - The Birdland Stars On Tour, Vol. 1
* RCA Victor LPM 1328, LSP 1328   Various Artists - The Birdland Stars On Tour, Vol. 2

Tadd Dameron Octet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Henry Coker (trombone) Sahib Shaihab (alto sax) Joe Alexander (tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Tadd Dameron (piano, arranger) John Simmons (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 9, 1956
859FontainebleauPrestige PRLP 7037, PR 24049
860Delirium-
861The Scene Is Clean-
862Flossie Lou-
863Bula-BeigePrestige PRLP 7037
* Prestige PRLP 7037; Original Jazz Classics OJC-055, OJCCD-055-2   Tadd Dameron - Fontainebleau
= Prestige PR 7842   The Tadd Dameron Memorial Album
= Prestige PR 16007   Tadd Dameron - Dameronia
= New Jazz NJLP 8300   Tadd Dameron - Dameronia (not released)
* Prestige PR 24049   Gil Evans/Tadd Dameron - The Arranger's Touch

Kenny Dorham And The Jazz Prophets

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) J.R. Monterose (tenor sax) Dick Katz (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Arthur Edgehill (drums)
NYC, April 4, 1956
5171Tahitian SuiteABC-Paramount ABC-122
5172DX-
5173The Prophet-
5174Blues Elegante-
5178Don't Explain-
* ABC-Paramount ABC-122   Kenny Dorham And The Jazz Prophets, Vol. 1
= Impulse! IA-9337-2   Kenny Dorham/Sonny Criss - The Dedication Series, Vol. I: The Bop Masters

Cecil Payne Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Duke Jordan (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 22, 1956
134Man Of MoodsSignal S 1203; Savoy SVY 17028
135Saucer Eyes-
136Bringing Up Father-
137Groovin' High-
* Signal S 1203   Cecil Payne Quartet And Quintet
= Savoy MG 12147   Cecil Payne - Patterns Of Jazz
= Savoy SJL 1167   Cecil Payne - Patterns
* Savoy SVY 17028   Kenny Dorham - Blues In Bebop

Kenny Dorham And The Jazz Prophets

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) J.R. Monterose (tenor sax -1/4,6,7) Bobby Timmons (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Arthur Edgehill (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 1st set, May 31, 1956
1. tk.1Hills Edgerejected
2. tk.2K.D.'s Blues (alt. take)Blue Note (J) BNJ-61004, CDP 7 46542 2
3. tk.3My Heart Stood Stillrejected
4. tk.4Mexico City-
5. tk.5Autumn In New YorkBlue Note BLP 1524
6. tk.6Monaco (alt. take)Blue Note (J) BNJ-61004, CDP 7 46542 2
7. tk.7N.Y. Theme-
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61004   Kenny Dorham - 'Round About Midnight At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 3
* Blue Note BLP 1524   Kenny Dorham - 'Round About Midnight At The Cafe Bohemia
= Blue Note CDP 7 46541 2   Kenny Dorham - 'Round About Midnight At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 1
* Blue Note CDP 7 46542 2   Kenny Dorham - 'Round About Midnight At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 2

Kenny Dorham And The Jazz Prophets With Kenny Burrell

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) J.R. Monterose (tenor sax -1/4,6,7) Bobby Timmons (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar -1/4,6,7) Sam Jones (bass) Arthur Edgehill (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 2nd set, May 31, 1956
1. tk.8K.D.'s BluesBlue Note (J) BNJ-61003, CDP 7 46541 2
2. tk.9Hills EdgeBlue Note BLP 1524
3. tk.10My Heart Stood Stillrejected
4.A Night In TunisiaBlue Note BLP 1524
5. tk.11Who Cares (alt. take)Blue Note (J) BNJ-61004, CDP 7 46542 2
6. tk.12Royal RoostBlue Note (J) BNJ-61003, CDP 7 46542 2
7. tk.13The Themerejected
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61003   Kenny Dorham - 'Round About Midnight At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 2
* Blue Note BLP 1524   Kenny Dorham - 'Round About Midnight At The Cafe Bohemia
= Blue Note CDP 7 46541 2   Kenny Dorham - 'Round About Midnight At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 1
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61004   Kenny Dorham - 'Round About Midnight At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 3
* Blue Note CDP 7 46542 2   Kenny Dorham - 'Round About Midnight At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 2

Kenny Dorham And The Jazz Prophets With Kenny Burrell

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) J.R. Monterose (tenor sax -1/3,5,6) Bobby Timmons (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar -1,3/6) Sam Jones (bass) Arthur Edgehill (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 3rd set, May 31, 1956
1. tk.14Mexico CityBlue Note BLP 1524
2. tk.15'Round Midnight-
3. tk.16Monaco-
4. tk.17Who Cares (alt. take)Blue Note (J) BNJ-61003, CDP 7 46541 2
5. tk.18My Heart Stood StillBlue Note (J) BNJ-61003, CDP 7 46542 2
6. tk.19The Themerejected
* Blue Note BLP 1524   Kenny Dorham - 'Round About Midnight At The Cafe Bohemia
= Blue Note CDP 7 46541 2   Kenny Dorham - 'Round About Midnight At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 1
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61003   Kenny Dorham - 'Round About Midnight At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 2
* Blue Note CDP 7 46542 2   Kenny Dorham - 'Round About Midnight At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 2

Kenny Dorham And The Jazz Prophets With Kenny Burrell

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) J.R. Monterose (tenor sax) Bobby Timmons (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Arthur Edgehill (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 4th set, May 31, 1956
tk.20Riffin'Blue Note (J) BNJ-61004, CDP 7 46542 2
tk.21Mexico City (alt. take)Blue Note BLP 1543, (J) BNJ-61003, CDP 7 46541 2
tk.22The ProphetBlue Note (J) BNJ-61003, CDP 7 46542 2
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61004   Kenny Dorham - 'Round About Midnight At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 3
* Blue Note BLP 1543, BST 81543 (pseudo stereo)   Kenny Burrell, Vol. 2
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61003   Kenny Dorham - 'Round About Midnight At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 2
* Blue Note CDP 7 46542 2   Kenny Dorham - 'Round About Midnight At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 2
* Blue Note CDP 7 46541 2   Kenny Dorham - 'Round About Midnight At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 1

Phil Woods Septet

Donald Byrd, Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Gene Quill, Phil Woods (alto sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, June 15, 1956
914The Stanley StomperPrestige PRLP 7046
915Cool Aid-
916Pairing Off-
917Suddenly It's Spring-
* Prestige PRLP 7046; Original Jazz Classics OJC-092, OJCCD-092-2   Phil Woods Septet - Pairing Off
= Prestige P-24065   Phil Woods - Altology

Kenny Dorham And The Jazz Prophets

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) J.R. Monterose (tenor sax) probably Bobby Timmons (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Arthur Edgehill (drums)
NYC, July 19, 1956
411 WestABC-Paramount unissued
Gone With The Wind-
Nothing Ever Changes-
Yardbird Suite-

Matthew Gee All-Stars

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Matthew Gee (trombone) Frank Foster (tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Joe Knight (piano) John Simmons (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, July 19, 1956
Gee!Riverside RLP 12-221; Jazzland JLP 3
Kingston Lounge-
The Boys From Brooklyn-
* Riverside RLP 12-221; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1884-2   Matthew Gee All-Stars - Jazz By Gee!
* Jazzland JLP 3   Kenny Dorham - The Swingers

Hank Mobley Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 27, 1956
945Message From The BorderPrestige PRLP 7082
946The Latest-
947Xlento-
948I Should Care-
949Crazyology-
* Prestige PRLP 7082   Hank Mobley - Mobley's 2nd Message
= Prestige PR 7667   Hank Mobley's Second Message
= Prestige P-24063   Hank Mobley - Messages

Ernie Henry Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Ernie Henry (alto sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Wilbur Ware (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, August 23, 1956
Gone With The WindRiverside RLP 12-222; Jazzland JLP 3
OrientRiverside RLP 12-222, S 3; Jazzland JLP 3
Free FlightRiverside RLP 12-222; Jazzland JLP 3
Checkmate-
* Riverside RLP 12-222; Original Jazz Classics OJC-102, OJCCD-1920-2   Presenting Ernie Henry
* Jazzland JLP 3   Kenny Dorham - The Swingers
* Riverside S 3   Various Artists - Riverside Modern Jazz Sampler

Gil Melle Quartet + 3 = Septet

Gil Melle (baritone sax) Joe Cinderella (guitar) Vinnie Burke (bass) Edmond Thigpen (drums) plus Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Don Butterfield (tuba) Hal McKusick (alto sax)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 24, 1956
966Still LifePrestige PRLP 7063
967Sixpence-
968Ghengis-
* Prestige PRLP 7063; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1753, OJCCD-1753-2   Gil Melle Quartet - Gil's Guests

Ernie Henry Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Ernie Henry (alto sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Wilbur Ware (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, August 30, 1956
Active IngredientsRiverside RLP 12-222; Jazzland JLP 14
I Should CareRiverside RLP 12-222, RLP 12-244; Jazzland JLP 14
Cleo's ChantRiverside RLP 12-222; Jazzland JLP 14
Cleo's Chant (alt. version)Riverside RLP 12-266
* Riverside RLP 12-222; Original Jazz Classics OJC-102, OJCCD-1920-2   Presenting Ernie Henry
* Jazzland JLP 14   Kenny Dorham And Friends
* Riverside RLP 12-244   Various Artists - Jazz For Lovers
* Riverside RLP 12-266; Original Jazz Classics OJC-086, OJCCD-1906-2   Ernie Henry - Last Chorus

Max Roach Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Ray Bryant (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, September 17, 1956
13768Mr. XEmArcy MG 36098; Mosaic MD7-201
13769Body And Soul-
13770-4Just One Of Those Things-
* EmArcy MG 36098   Max Roach + 4
= EmArcy SR 80001   Max Roach + 4 (not released)
= EmArcy (J) 195J-39   Max Roach + 4 & More
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Max Roach Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Ray Bryant (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
NYC, September 19, 1956
13764-6Ezz-TheticEmArcy MG 36098; Mosaic MD7-201
13765The Most Beautiful Girl In The WorldEmArcy MG 36108, SR 80002; Mosaic MD7-201
13766Woody'n YouEmArcy MG 36098; Mosaic MD7-201
13767Dr. Free-Zee-
* EmArcy MG 36098   Max Roach + 4
= EmArcy SR 80001   Max Roach + 4 (not released)
= EmArcy (J) 195J-39   Max Roach + 4 & More
* EmArcy MG 36108; Mercury MG 20538   Max Roach - Jazz In 3/4 Time
* EmArcy SR 80002; Mercury SR 60193   Max Roach - Jazz In 3/4 Time
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Sonny Rollins Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Wade Legge (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 5, 1956
979I've Grown Accustomed To Her FacePrestige PRLP 7095; Status ST 8315; Prestige P-24050
980Kids KnowPrestige PRLP 7095, P-24050
981The House I Live InPrestige PRLP 7207, PR 7553, P-24050
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 ShoesPrestige 45-128, PRLP 7095; Moodsville MVLP 33; Prestige P-24050
* Prestige PRLP 7095, PR 7553; Original Jazz Classics OJC-214, OJCCD-214-2   Sonny Rollins - Rollins Plays For Bird
* Status ST 8315   Various Artists - My Fair Lady
* Prestige P-24050   Sonny Rollins - Saxophone Colossus And More
* Prestige PRLP 7207; Original Jazz Classics OJC-348, OJCCD-348-2   Sonny Rollins - Sonny Boy
* Moodsville MVLP 33   Various Artists - Music Of George Gershwin Played By America's Greatest Jazzmen
* Prestige 45-128   Sonny Rollins - Ee-Ah / They Can't Take That Away From Me

Max Roach Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Ray Bryant (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
broadcast, "Bandstand USA", "Cafe Bohemia", NYC, October 10, 1956
Valse HotRoyal Jazz (D) RJD 515
I Get A Kick Out Of You-
* Royal Jazz (D) RJD 515   Kenny Dorham 1953, 1956, 1964

Max Roach Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Ray Bryant (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
broadcast, "Bandstand USA", "Cafe Bohemia", NYC, December 12, 1956
I Feel A Song Coming Onprivate tape
Daahoud-

1957

Max Roach Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Bill Wallace (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, March 18, 1957
15175-10I'll Take RomanceEmArcy MG 36108, SR 80002; Mosaic MD7-201
15176-6It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That SwingEmArcy (J) 195J-39; Mosaic MD7-201
15177Blues WaltzEmArcy MG 36108, SR 80002; Mosaic MD7-201
15178-5Love LettersEmArcy (J) 195J-39; Mosaic MD7-201
* EmArcy MG 36108; Mercury MG 20538   Max Roach - Jazz In 3/4 Time
* EmArcy SR 80002; Mercury SR 60193   Max Roach - Jazz In 3/4 Time
* EmArcy (J) 195J-39   Max Roach + 4 & More
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Max Roach Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Bill Wallace (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, March 20, 1957
15187-7Little FolksEmArcy MG 36108, SR 80002; Mosaic MD7-201
15188-10Minor TroubleEmArcy (J) 195J-39; Mosaic MD7-201
15189-4Valse HotEmArcy MG 36108, SR 80002; Mosaic MD7-201
* EmArcy MG 36108; Mercury MG 20538   Max Roach - Jazz In 3/4 Time
* EmArcy SR 80002; Mercury SR 60193   Max Roach - Jazz In 3/4 Time
* EmArcy (J) 195J-39   Max Roach + 4 & More
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Max Roach Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Bill Wallace (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, March 21, 1957
JB8Lover (stereo edit)EmArcy SR 80002; Mosaic MD7-201
15194Lover (mono edit)EmArcy MG 36108
* EmArcy SR 80002; Mercury SR 60193   Max Roach - Jazz In 3/4 Time
* EmArcy MG 36108; Mercury MG 20538   Max Roach - Jazz In 3/4 Time
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Herb Geller Sextet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Herb Geller (alto sax) Harold Land (tenor sax) Lou Levy (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
NYC, March, 1957
Jitterbug WaltzJubilee JLP 1044
An Air For The Heir-
Here's What I'm Here For-
Marble Eyes-
Melrose And Sam-
S' Pacific View-
The Fruit-
* Jubilee JLP 1044   Herb Geller - Fire In The West

Kenny Dorham Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, May 21, 1957
But BeautifulRiverside RLP 12-239; Milestone M-47036
I'll Remember AprilRiverside RLP 12-239; Jazzland JLP 82
Falling In Love With LoveRiverside RLP 12-239; Jazzland JLP 82; Milestone M-47036
La VillaRiverside RLP 12-239, RLP 12-267; Jazzland JLP 72; Milestone M-47036
* Riverside RLP 12-239, RLP 1105; Original Jazz Classics OJC-028, OJCCD-028-2   Kenny Dorham - Jazz Contrasts
* Milestone M-47036   Kenny Dorham - But Beautiful
* Jazzland JLP 82, JLP 982   Kenny Dorham And Friends With Cannonball Adderley And Sonny Rollins
* Riverside RLP 12-267   Various Artists - Riverside Drive
* Jazzland JLP 72, JLP 972   Sonny Rollins - Sonny's Time

Kenny Dorham Sextet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax -1) Betty Glamann (harp) Hank Jones (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, May 27, 1957
1.My Old FlameRiverside RLP 12-239, RLP 12-244; Jazzland JLP 72; Milestone M-47036
2.La RueRiverside RLP 12-239; Milestone M-47036
* Riverside RLP 12-239, RLP 1105; Original Jazz Classics OJC-028, OJCCD-028-2   Kenny Dorham - Jazz Contrasts
* Riverside RLP 12-244   Various Artists - Jazz For Lovers
* Jazzland JLP 72, JLP 972   Sonny Rollins - Sonny's Time
* Milestone M-47036   Kenny Dorham - But Beautiful

Hank Mobley Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Sonny Clark (piano) Jimmy Rowser (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 18, 1957
tk.3My ReverieBlue Note (J) BNJ-61006
tk.6Curtain Call-
tk.9On The Bright Side-
tk.10The Mobe-
tk.11Don't Get Too Hip-
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61006   Hank Mobley Quintet Featuring Sonny Clark
= Mosaic MQ10-181, MD6-181   The Complete Blue Note Hank Mobley Fifties Sessions

Oscar Pettiford And His Orchestra

Ray Copeland, Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Al Grey (trombone) Dave Amram, Julius Watkins (French horn) Gigi Gryce (alto sax, arranger) Jerome Richardson (tenor sax, flute) Benny Golson (tenor sax, arranger) Sahib Shihab (baritone sax) Betty Glamann (harp) Dick Katz (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, September 6, 1957
Little NilesABC-Paramount ABC-227
Sea Breeze-
Bohemia After Darkunissued
* ABC-Paramount ABC-227   The Oscar Pettiford Orchestra In Hi-Fi, Vol. 2

A.K. Salim Octet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Buster Cooper (trombone) Johnny Griffin (tenor sax) Pepper Adams (baritone, tenor sax) 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-BinskySavoy MG 12118
-Blu-Binsky (alt. take)Savoy 7567-93006-2
70126R-U 1-2Savoy MG 12118
70127Pretty For The People-
-Pretty For The People (alt. take)Savoy 7567-93006-2
70128Ba-Lu-Ee-DuSavoy MG 12118
70129Shirley Ray-
70130Takin' Care Of Business-
* Savoy MG 12118   A.K. Salim - Pretty For The People
* Savoy 7567-93006-2   A.K. Salim - Pretty For The People

Oscar Pettiford And His Birdland Band

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Oscar Pettiford (bass, cello) and others
"Birdland", NYC, fall 1957
The Gentle Art Of LoveSpotlite (E) SPJ 153
Aw C' Mon-
I Remember Clifford-
No So Sleepy-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 153   Oscar Pettiford - Jazz Off The Air, Vol. 6

Abbey Lincoln

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano -1/8,10,11, bass -9) Paul Chambers (bass -1/8,10,11) Max Roach (drums) Abbey Lincoln (vocals)
NYC, October 28, 1957
1.Strong ManRiverside R-45601, RLP 12-251
2.Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joe-
3.My ManRiverside RLP 12-251
4.That's HimRiverside R-45602, RLP 12-251
5.I Must Have That Man-
6.I Must Have That Man (take 3)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-085-2
7.Porgy (take 1)-
8.PorgyRiverside RLP 12-251
9.Don't Explain-
10.When A Woman Loves A Man-
11.Can't Help Lovin' Dat ManRiverside unissued
* Riverside RLP 12-251, RLP 1107; Original Jazz Classics OJC-085, OJCCD-085-2   Abbey Lincoln - That's Him
* Riverside R-45601   Abbey Lincoln - Strong Man / Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joe
* Riverside R-45602   Abbey Lincoln - That's Him / I Must Have That Man

Kenny Dorham Quartet Featuring Ernie Henry

Kenny Dorham (trumpet, piano) Ernie Henry (alto sax) Eddie Mathias (bass) G.T. Hogan (drums)
NYC, November 13, 1957
Lotus BlossomRiverside RLP 12-255; Jazzland JLP 10
S'posin'-
Soon-
The End Of A Love AffairRiverside RLP 12-255; Jazzland JLP 14
I'll Be Seeing You-
Noose Bloos-
S'posin' (alt. take)Riverside RLP 12-266; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-463-2
* Riverside RLP 12-255; Original Jazz Classics OJC-463, OJCCD-463-2   Kenny Dorham Quartet Featuring Ernie Henry - 2 Horns/2 Rhythm
* Jazzland JLP 10   Clark Terry/Kenny Dorham - Top Trumpets
* Jazzland JLP 14   Kenny Dorham And Friends
* Riverside RLP 12-266; Original Jazz Classics OJC-086, OJCCD-1906-2   Ernie Henry - Last Chorus

Kenny Dorham Quartet Featuring Ernie Henry

Kenny Dorham (trumpet, piano) Ernie Henry (alto sax) Wilbur Ware (bass) G.T. Hogan (drums)
NYC, December 2, 1957
Is It True What They Say About DixieRiverside RLP 12-255; Jazzland JLP 10
Jazz-ClassicRiverside RLP 12-255; Jazzland JLP 14
* Riverside RLP 12-255; Original Jazz Classics OJC-463, OJCCD-463-2   Kenny Dorham Quartet Featuring Ernie Henry - 2 Horns/2 Rhythm
* Jazzland JLP 10   Clark Terry/Kenny Dorham - Top Trumpets
* Jazzland JLP 14   Kenny Dorham And Friends

Benny Golson Sextet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Benny Golson (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, December 19, 1957
Hymn To The OrientRiverside RLP 12-256
Namely YouRiverside RLP 12-256, RLP 12-284
Blues On DownRiverside RLP 12-256
* Riverside RLP 12-256; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1797-2   Benny Golson - The Modern Touch
= Jazzland JLP 85, JLP 985   Benny Golson - Reunion
= Milestone M-47048   Benny Golson - Blues On Down
* Riverside RLP 12-284   Various Artists - Saxophone Revolt

Max Roach Quartet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Fine Recording, NYC, December 20, 1957
16635 | JB158-7RaoulEmArcy (J) 195J-39; Mosaic MD7-201
16636 | JB159-2This Time The Dream's On Me-
16637 | JB160-1Tune Up-
* EmArcy (J) 195J-39   Max Roach + 4 & More
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Max Roach Quartet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
Fine Recording, NYC, December 23, 1957
16644 | JB161-4ConfirmationEmArcy MG 36127; Mosaic MD7-201
16645 | JB162-11Au Privave (Apres Vous)-
16646 | JB163-6AnthropologyEmArcy (J) 195J-39; Mosaic MD7-201
16647 | JB164-2Yardbird SuiteEmArcy MG 36127; Mosaic MD7-201
* EmArcy MG 36127, SR 80019; Mercury MG 20532, SR 60209; Universal (J) UCCM-9103   The Max Roach 4 Plays Charlie Parker
* EmArcy (J) 195J-39   Max Roach + 4 & More
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Benny Golson Sextet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Benny Golson (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, December 23, 1957
Out Of The PastRiverside RLP 12-256, RLP 1124
Reunion-
Venetian Blues-
* Riverside RLP 12-256; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1797-2   Benny Golson - The Modern Touch
= Jazzland JLP 85, JLP 985   Benny Golson - Reunion
= Milestone M-47048   Benny Golson - Blues On Down
* Riverside RLP 1124   Sonny Rollins/Benny Golson - Saxes In Stereo

1958

Max Roach Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Ramsey Lewis (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Chicago, IL, January 4, 1958
Crackle HutArgo LP 623
Speculate-
That Old Devil Called Love-
Audio Blues-
C.M.-
Four-X-
* Argo LP 623   Max Roach - Max!
= Chess 2ACMJ 406   Max Roach/Art Blakey
= Chess CH2 92511   Max Roach/Art Blakey - Percussion Discussion

Betty Carter

Ray Copeland, Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Melba Liston (trombone) Gigi Gryce, Jimmy Powell (alto sax) Benny Golson (tenor sax) Sahib Shihab (baritone sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Charles "Specs" Wright (drums) Betty Carter (vocals)
NYC, February, 1958
You're Driving Me CrazyPeacock PLP 90
Foul Play-
On The Isle Of May-
Make It Last-
The Bluebird Of Happiness-
Something Wonderful-
* Peacock PLP 90   Out There With Betty Carter
= Impulse! AS-9321-2   Betty Carter - What A Little Moonlight Can Do
= Impulse! GRD-114   Betty Carter - I Can't Help It

Max Roach Quartet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) George Coleman (tenor sax) Nelson Boyd (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Nola Penthouse Sound Studio, NYC, April 11, 1958
17277 | JB229-7Billie's BounceEmArcy MG 36127; Mosaic MD7-201
17278 | JB230-7Ko-Ko-
17279 | JB231-1Parker's Mood-
* EmArcy MG 36127, SR 80019; Mercury MG 20532, SR 60209; Universal (J) UCCM-9103   The Max Roach 4 Plays Charlie Parker
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Kenny Dorham Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet, vocals) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Cedar Walton (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, July 7, 1958
Autumn LeavesRiverside RLP 12-275
Since I Fell For YouRiverside RLP 12-275; Milestone M-47036
I UnderstandRiverside RLP 12-275
This Is The Moment!-
Angel Eyes-
Make Me Present Of You-
Where Are You-
* Riverside RLP 12-275; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-812-2   Kenny Dorham - This Is The Moment!
* Milestone M-47036   Kenny Dorham - But Beautiful

Abbey Lincoln

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone -1/3) Benny Golson (tenor sax) Jerome Richardson (baritone sax, flute -1/3) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums) Abbey Lincoln (vocals)
NYC, July 24, 1958
1.Just For MeRiverside RLP 12-277
2.An Occasional Man-
3.Music, Maestro, Please-
4.'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do-
5.Exactly Like You-
* Riverside RLP 12-277; Original Jazz Classics OJC-205, OJCCD-205-2   Abbey Lincoln - It's Magic

Kenny Dorham Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet, vocals) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Cedar Walton (piano) Sam Jones (bass) G.T. Hogan (drums)
NYC, August 15, 1958
I Remember CliffordRiverside RLP 12-275
From This Moment On-
Golden Earrings-
OptionalRiverside RLP 12-294
* Riverside RLP 12-275; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-812-2   Kenny Dorham - This Is The Moment!
* Riverside RLP 12-294, RLP 1134; Original Jazz Classics OJC-256, OJCCD-256-2   Various Artists - New Blue Horns

Cecil Taylor Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) John Coltrane (tenor sax) Cecil Taylor (piano) Chuck Israels (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
NYC, October 13, 1958
Shifting DownUnited Artists UAL 4014
Caravanunissued
Like Someone In LoveUnited Artists UAL 4014
Just Friends-
Double Clutching-
* United Artists UAL 4014   Cecil Taylor - Hard Driving Jazz
= United Artists UAS 5014   Cecil Taylor - Stereo Drive
= United Artists UAJ 14001, UAJS 15001; Solid State SS 18025; United Artists UAS 5638   John Coltrane - Coltrane Time

1959

Kenny Dorham Septet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Dave Amram (French horn) Cannonball Adderley (alto sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Cedar Walton (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
NYC, January 20, 1959
Passion SpringRiverside RLP 12-297; Jazzland JLP 82
Spring Cannon-
* Riverside RLP 12-297, RLP 1139; Original Jazz Classics OJC-134, OJCCD-134-2   Kenny Dorham/Cannonball Adderley - Blue Spring
* Jazzland JLP 82, JLP 982   Kenny Dorham And Friends With Cannonball Adderley And Sonny Rollins

Kenny Dorham Septet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Dave Amram (French horn) Cannonball Adderley (alto sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Cedar Walton (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
NYC, February 18, 1959
Blue SpringRiverside RLP 12-297; Jazzland JLP 82
It Might As Well Be SpringRiverside RLP 12-297
Spring Is Here-
Poetic-
* Riverside RLP 12-297, RLP 1139; Original Jazz Classics OJC-134, OJCCD-134-2   Kenny Dorham/Cannonball Adderley - Blue Spring
* Jazzland JLP 82, JLP 982   Kenny Dorham And Friends With Cannonball Adderley And Sonny Rollins

Abbey Lincoln

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Phil Wright (piano) Les Spann (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums) Abbey Lincoln (vocals)
NYC, March 25, 1959
Come SundayRiverside RLP 12-308
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise-
Lost In The Stars-
* Riverside RLP 12-308, RLP 1153; Original Jazz Classics OJC-069, OJCCD-069-2   Abbey Lincoln - Abbey Is Blue

Abbey Lincoln

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 HouseRiverside RLP 12-308
Thursday's Child-
Brother, Where Are You-
* Riverside RLP 12-308, RLP 1153; Original Jazz Classics OJC-069, OJCCD-069-2   Abbey Lincoln - Abbey Is Blue

Kenny Dorham Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) John Coltrane (tenor sax) Cedar Walton (piano) Spanky DeBrest (bass) Lex Humphries (drums)
"Armory", Harlem, NYC, spring 1959
Pristineunissued
unknown title-

Andy And The Bey Sisters

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) The Bey Sisters (vocals) Andy Bey (vocals, piano) and others
April 15, 1959
Bye Bye BlackbirdFontana 464451
Fascinating Rhythm-
Scoubidou-
Smooth Sailin'-
* Fontana 464451   Andy And The Bey Sisters

Barney Wilen Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Barney Wilen (tenor sax) Duke Jordan (piano) Gilbert Rovere (bass) Daniel Humair (drums)
Paris, France, April 24 & 25, 1959
Besame MuchoRCA (F) 430.053
Stablemates-
Jordu-
Lady Bird-
* RCA (F) 430.053   Barney Wilen - Barney

Barney Wilen Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Barney Wilen (soprano, tenor sax) Duke Jordan (piano) Paul Rovere (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Paris, France, April, 1959
Un Temoin Dans La VilleFontana (F) 660 226 MR
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-
* Fontana (F) 660 226 MR   Barney Wilen - Un Temoin Dans La Ville

John Mehegan Quartet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) John Mehegan (piano) Chuck Wayne (guitar) Ernie Furtado (bass)
NYC, May 28 & June 2, 1959
With A Song In My HeartTJ TJLP-A1
Baubles, Bangles And Beads-
Once Again In Love-
Can't We Be Friends-
Evelyn-
Young And Foolish-
Blues De Sad-
* TJ TJLP-A1   Casual Affair With The John Mehegan Quartet
= Request RLP 10047   John Mehegan/Kenny Dorham/Chuck Wayne/Ernie Furtado - We Dig Jazz

Kenny Dorham

Kenny Dorham, Herb Pomeroy (trumpet) Jimmy Giuffre (sax) and others
Lenox, MA, August 29, 1959
unknown titlesRoyal Jazz (D) SOJ 1/2, RJD 513
* Royal Jazz (D) SOJ 1/2   Ornette Coleman/Don Cherry/Kenny Dorham - S.O.J.: Lenox School Of Jazz
* Royal Jazz (D) RJD 513   Ornette Coleman/Don Cherry/Kenny Dorham - Lenox School Of Jazz Concert

Randy Weston Sextet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) 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 FlyUnited Artists UAL 4066
2.Beef Blues Stew-
3.Where-
4.Spot Five Blues-
5.Lisa Lovely-
* United Artists UAL 4066, UAS 5066   Randy Weston - Live At The Five Spot
= Blue Note BN-LA598-H2   Randy Weston - Little Niles

Oliver Nelson Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Oliver Nelson (tenor sax) Ray Bryant (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 30, 1959
1897Jams And JelliesNew Jazz NJLP 8224
1898Ostinato-
1899Passion Flower-
1900Booze Baby Blues-
1901Don't Stand Up-
1902What's New-
* New Jazz NJLP 8224; Original Jazz Classics OJC-227, OJCCD-227-2   Meet Oliver Nelson

Kenny Dorham Quartet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 13, 1959
1916Old FolksNew Jazz NJLP 8225
1917My Ideal-
1918Blue Spring Shuffle-
1919Mack The KnifePrestige PR 7754
1920Lotus BlossomNew Jazz NJLP 8225
1921I Had The Craziest Dream-
1922Alone Together-
1923-1Blue Friday-
* New Jazz NJLP 8225; Original Jazz Classics OJC-250, OJCCD-250-2   Kenny Dorham - Quiet Kenny
= Prestige PR 7754   Kenny Dorham 1959

Helen Merrill With Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

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 BeigeMetrojazz E 1010
Blue Gardenia-
* Metrojazz E 1010   Helen Merrill - You've Got A Date With The Blues

1960

Kenny Dorham Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet -1/7,9) Charles Davis (baritone sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Buddy Enlow (drums)
NYC, January 10, 1960
1.Stage WestXanadu 125
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-
* Xanadu 125   The Kenny Dorham Memorial Album

Kenny Dorham Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charles Davis (baritone sax) Steve Kuhn (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Buddy Enlow (drums)
NYC, February 11, 1960
A WaltzTime 52004
Horn Salute-
Tonica-
This Love Of Mine-
* Time 52004, S/2004   Kenny Dorham - Jazz Contemporary

Kenny Dorham Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charles Davis (baritone sax) Steve Kuhn (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Buddy Enlow (drums)
NYC, February 12, 1960
Monk's MoodTime 52004
In Your Own Sweet Way-
* Time 52004, S/2004   Kenny Dorham - Jazz Contemporary

Harold Land Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor sax) Amos Trice (piano) Clarence Jones (bass) Joe Peters (drums)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, July 5, 1960
SlowlyJazzland JLP 33
On A Little Street In Singapore-
Okay Blues-
* Jazzland JLP 33, JLP 933; Original Jazz Classics OJC-493, OJCCD-493-2   Harold Land In New York - Eastward Ho!

Harold Land Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor sax) Amos Trice (piano) Clarence Jones (bass) Joe Peters (drums): same personnel
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, July 8, 1960
So In LoveJazzland JLP 33
Triple Trouble-
* Jazzland JLP 33, JLP 933; Original Jazz Classics OJC-493, OJCCD-493-2   Harold Land In New York - Eastward Ho!

Jazz Artists Guild

Benny Bailey (trumpet) Kenny Dorham (trumpet -1, piano -2,3) Julian Priester (trombone -1) Eric Dolphy (alto sax -2,3) Walter Benton (tenor sax -1) Cecil Payne (baritone sax -1) Peck Morrison (bass) Max Roach (drums -1) Jo Jones (drums -2,3) Abbey Lincoln (vocals -2,3) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola Penthouse Sound Studio, NYC, November 1, 1960
1.Oh Yeah, Oh YeahCandid CJM 8019
2.'Tain't Nobody's Business If I DoCandid CJM 8022
3.'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do (take 3)Candid CCD 79033
* Candid CJM 8019, CJS 9019; Barnaby BR 5021; Candid CS 9019, CCD 79019   Various Artists - The Jazz Life!
* Candid CJM 8022, CJS 9022; Barnaby BR 5022; Candid CS 9022, CCD 79022   Jazz Artists Guild - Newport Rebels
* Candid CCD 79033   Eric Dolphy - Candid Dolphy

Kenny Dorham Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Jimmy Heath (tenor sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
NYC, December 9, 1960
Why Do I Love YouTime 52024
Nobody Else But Me-
Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man-
Make Believe-
Ol' Man River-
Bill-
* Time 52024, S/2024   Kenny Dorham - Show Boat

1961

Kenny Dorham Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 15, 1961
tk.2"Philly" TwistBlue Note BLP 4063
tk.11Whistle Stop-
tk.19Windmill-
tk.20Sunset-
tk.25Sunrise In Mexico-
tk.31Dorham's Epitaph-
tk.34Buffalo-
* Blue Note BLP 4063, BST 84063, B1-28978   Kenny Dorham - Whistle Stop

Rocky Boyd Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Rocky Boyd (tenor sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Pete La Roca (drums)
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, March 13, 1961
AvarsJazztime JT 001
Stella By Starlight-
Why Not-
Ease It-
Samba De Orfeu-
West 42nd Street-
Stella By Starlight (take 2)Black Lion (G) BLCD 760119
Why Not (take 2)-
Samba De Orfeu (take 5)-
West 42nd Street (take 7)-
* Jazztime JT 001, (J) NLP 2004   Introducing The Rocky Boyd Quintet - Ease It
= Muse MR 5053   Kenny Dorham - Ease It!
= Black Lion (G) BLCD 760119   Kenny Dorham - West 42nd Street

Kenny Dorham Sextet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charles Davis (baritone sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Wilbur Ware (bass) Kai ??? (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 19, 1961
tk.9Mason Dixon LineBlue Note rejected
tk.20Blues Lament-
tk.24Cross "D" Tracks-
tk.26Blue Ching-
tk.27Spadesville-
tk.319 1/2 Street-

Clifford Jordan Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Clifford Jordan (tenor sax) Cedar Walton (piano) Wilbur Ware (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, June 14 & 15, 1961
Sunrise In MexicoJazzland JLP 52
Extempore-
Down Through The Years-
Quittin' Time-
One Flight Down-
Windmill-
Don't You Know I Care-
Mosaic-
* Jazzland JLP 52, JLP 952; Original Jazz Classics OJC-147   Clifford Jordan - Starting Time
= Milestone MCD-47092-2   Clifford Jordan - Mosaic

Jazz Committee For Latin American Affairs

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Herbie Mann (flute) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) 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 DoorFred Miles Presents FM 403; Vee-Jay VJLP 2501
Lover Man-
Ismaaa-
It's All Right With MeFred Miles Presents FM 403; Vee-Jay VJLP 2501; West Wind (G) WW 2015
Autumn Leaves-
Wee DotFred Miles Presents FM 403; West Wind (G) WW 2015
The Red Door-
Halley's CometVee-Jay VJLP 2501; West Wind (G) WW 2015
A Night In TunisiaWest Wind (G) WW 2015
* Fred Miles Presents FM 403   Various Artists - Jazz Committee For Latin American Affairs
* Vee-Jay VJLP 2501, VJLPS 2501   Leonard Feather's Encyclopedia Of Jazz, Vol. 1: Giants Of The Saxophone
* West Wind (G) WW 2015   Kenny Dorham - Hot Stuff From Brazil

Dave Bailey Sextet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Frank Haynes (tenor sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, October 1, 1961
Grand StreetJazzline JAZ 33-01
An Oscar For Oscar-
Osmosis-
Soul Support-
Grand Street (alt. take)Black Lion (G) BLCD 760146
Osmosis (alt. take)-
Soul Support (alt. take)-
B.M.T. Express-
* Jazzline JAZ 33-01, (J) PA-3079   The Dave Bailey Sextet - Bash!
= Onyx ORI 206; Xanadu 5011   Tommy Flanagan Trio And Sextet
= Black Lion (G) BLCD 760146   Kenny Dorham - Osmosis

Kenny Dorham - Jackie McLean Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet -1,2,4,6) Jackie McLean (alto sax -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)Pacific Jazz X-338, PJ-41
2.It Could Happen To YouPacific Jazz PJ-41
3.Let's Face The Music And Dance-
4.No Two PeoplePacific Jazz X-338, PJ-41
5.Lover ManPacific Jazz PJ-41
6.San Francisco Beat-
* Pacific Jazz PJ-41, ST-41   Kenny Dorham And Jackie McLean - Inta Somethin'
* Pacific Jazz X-338   Kenny Dorham/Jackie McLean - No Two People / Us

1962

Kenny Dorham Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet -1/4,6) Jackie McLean (alto sax -1,2,4/6) Bobby Timmons (piano) Teddy Smith (bass) J.C. Moses (drums)
Sound Makers, NYC, April 15, 1962
1. (tk.7)El MatadorUnited Artists UAJ 14007
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-
* United Artists UAJ 14007, UAJS 15007   Kenny Dorham - Matador

Jackie McLean Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Sonny Clark (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 14, 1962
tk.1The Three MinorsBlue Note BN-LA483-H2, BLP 4116
tk.6Iddy Bitty-
tk.10The Way I Feel-
tk.13Marilyn's Dilemma-
tk.14Blues In A Jiff-
tk.15Blues For Jackie-
* Blue Note BN-LA483-H2   Jackie McLean - Hipnosis
* Blue Note BLP 4116   Jackie McLean Quintet (not released)
= Blue Note (J) LNJ-80118, (J) BRP-8035   Jackie McLean Quintet

Milt Jackson Sextet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Jimmy Heath (tenor sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
NYC, August 30, 1962
Ruby, My Dear (take 6)Riverside RLP 446; Prestige PR 24048
Ruby-
Ruby, My Dear (take 5)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-260-2
* Riverside RLP 446, RS 9446; Original Jazz Classics OJC-260, OJCCD-260-2   Milt Jackson - Invitation
* Prestige PR 24048   Milt Jackson - Opus De Funk

Milt Jackson Sextet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Jimmy Heath (tenor sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Connie Kay (drums): same personnel
NYC, October 31, 1962
InvitationRiverside RLP 446; Prestige PR 24048
The Dealer (The Sealer)-
None Shall Wonder (None Shall Wander (take 8))-
None Shall Wander (take 6)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-260-2
* Riverside RLP 446, RS 9446; Original Jazz Classics OJC-260, OJCCD-260-2   Milt Jackson - Invitation
* Prestige PR 24048   Milt Jackson - Opus De Funk

Milt Jackson Sextet

Kenny Dorham, Virgil Jones (trumpet) Milt Jackson (vibes) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
NYC, November 7, 1962
Too Close For ComfortRiverside RLP 446; Prestige PR 24048
Poom-A-Loom-
* Riverside RLP 446, RS 9446; Original Jazz Classics OJC-260, OJCCD-260-2   Milt Jackson - Invitation
* Prestige PR 24048   Milt Jackson - Opus De Funk

1963

Kenny Dorham Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Ronnie Matthews (piano) Steve Davis (bass) J.C. Moses (drums) Alan Grant (announcer)
"The Flamboyan", Queens, NY, January 15, 1963
DorianUptown UPCD 27.60
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)-
* Uptown UPCD 27.60   Kenny Dorham - The Flamboyan, Queens, NY, 1963

Kenny Dorham Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Herbie Hancock (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Anthony Williams (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 1, 1963
tk.6Sao PauloBlue Note BLP 4127
tk.9Straight Ahead-
tk.13Una Mas (One More Time)-
tk.16If Ever I Would Leave YouBlue Note CDP 7 46515 2
* Blue Note BLP 4127, BST 84127, CDP 7 46515 2   Kenny Dorham - Una Mas

Horace Silver Tentet

Kenny Dorham, Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Grachan Moncur III (trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Junior Cook, Jimmy Heath (tenor sax) Charles Davis (baritone sax) Horace Silver (piano) Gene Taylor (bass) Roy Brooks (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 11, 1963
Silver's SerenadeBlue Note rejected
Sweet Sweetie Dee-
Nineteen Bars-
Next Time I Fall In Love-

Horace Silver Tentet

Kenny Dorham, Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Grachan Moncur III (trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Junior Cook, Jimmy Heath (tenor sax) Charles Davis (baritone sax) Horace Silver (piano) Gene Taylor (bass) Roy Brooks (drums): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 12, 1963
The Dragon LadyBlue Note rejected
Let's Go To The Nitty Gritty-
Nineteen Bars-

Joe Henderson Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Joe Henderson (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Butch Warren (bass) Pete La Roca (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 3, 1963
tk.6Recorda-MeBlue Note 45-1901, BLP 4140
tk.12JinrikishaBlue Note BLP 4140
tk.14Blue BossaBlue Note 45-1901, BLP 4140, BST2 84433
tk.18La MeshaBlue Note BLP 4140
tk.20Out Of The Night-
tk.25Home Stretch-
* Blue Note BLP 4140, BST 84140, CDP 7 84140 2, B1-ST 84140   Joe Henderson - Page One
* Blue Note BST2 84433   Various Artists - The Best Of Blue Note, Vol. 2
* Blue Note 45-1901   Joe Henderson - Blue Bossa / Recorda-Me

Joe Henderson Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Andrew Hill (piano) Eddie Khan (bass) Pete La Roca (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 9, 1963
tk.10Teeter Totter (alt. take)Blue Note CDP 7 84152 2
tk.14Our ThingBlue Note BLP 4152
tk.17Escapade-
tk.23Back Road-
tk.27Pedro's Time-
tk.28Teeter Totter-
* Blue Note BLP 4152, BST 84152, CDP 7 84152 2   Joe Henderson - Our Thing

Kenny Dorham Quintet

Kenny Dorham, Rolf Ericson (trumpet) Tete Montoliu (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, December 5, 1963
SolarSteepleChase (D) SCC-6011
Scandia Skies-
Manha De Carnaval-
Woody'n You-
It Could Happen To You-
* SteepleChase (D) SCC-6011, SCCD-36011   Kenny Dorham Quintet - Scandia Skies
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD-37047/48   Kenny Dorham - Scandia Story

Kenny Dorham Quintet

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 StorySteepleChase (D) SCC-6010
Bye Bye Blackbird-
Manha De Carnaval-
The Touch Of Your Lips-
My Funny Valentine-
* SteepleChase (D) SCC-6010, SCCD-36010   Kenny Dorham - Short Story
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD-37047/48   Kenny Dorham - Scandia Story

1964 (age 40)

Kenny Dorham Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Tore Sannes (piano) Bijorn Pedersen (bass) Jon Christensen (drums)
"Metropole Jazz Club", Oslo, Norway, January, 1964
Con AlmaRoyal Jazz (D) RJD 515
Short Story-
Sky Blue-
Lament-
* Royal Jazz (D) RJD 515   Kenny Dorham 1953, 1956, 1964

Andrew Hill Sextet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto sax, bass clarinet, flute) Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Andrew Hill (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Anthony Williams (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 21, 1964
1321 tk.6RefugeBlue Note BLP 4167
tk.7Dedication (alt. take)Blue Note CDP 7 84167 2; Mosaic MR10-161
1322 tk.8DedicationBlue Note BLP 4167
1323 tk.10New Monastery-
tk.13New Monastery (alt. take)Mosaic MR10-161
tk.18Flight 19 (alt. take)Blue Note CDP 7 84167 2; Mosaic MR10-161
1324 tk.19Flight 19Blue Note BLP 4167
1320 tk.24Spectrum-
* Blue Note BLP 4167, BST 84167, CDP 7 84167 2   Andrew Hill - Point Of Departure
= Mosaic MR10-161, MD7-161   The Complete Blue Note Andrew Hill Sessions (1963-66)

Joe Henderson Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Andrew Hill (piano) Eddie Khan (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 7, 1964
1331Short StoryBlue Note rejected

Joe Henderson Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Joe Henderson (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 10, 1964
1332 tk.6PunjabBlue Note BLP 4166
tk.7In 'N Out (alt. take)Blue Note 7243 8 29156 2
1333 tk.9In 'N OutBlue Note BLP 4166
1334 tk.11Short Story-
1335 tk.14Brown's Town-
1336 tk.19Serenity-
* Blue Note BLP 4166, BST 84166, CDP 7 46510 2, 7243 8 29156 2   Joe Henderson - In 'N Out

Kenny Dorham Quartet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Barry Harris (piano) Julian Ewell (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
NYC, August 21, 1964
ConfirmationXanadu 205
Ma She's Makin' Eyes At Me-
'Round Midnight-
New York Theme-
Tin Tin Deo-
* Xanadu 205   Kenny Dorham/Conte Candoli - Bebop Revisited, Vol. 5

Kenny Dorham Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 14, 1964
1434 tk.4The FoxBlue Note BLP 4181
1435 tk.6Night Watch-
1436 tk.10Trompeta Toccata-
1437 tk.11MamacitaBlue Note 45-1922, BLP 4181
* Blue Note BLP 4181, BST 84181, CDP 7 84181 2   Kenny Dorham - Trompeta Toccata
* Blue Note 45-1922   Kenny Dorham - Mamacita, Part 1&2

1965

Billy Taylor And The Be-Bop All Stars

Kenny Dorham, Dizzy Gillespie, Howard McGhee (trumpet) J.J. Johnson as C.C. Siegel (trombone) Lee Konitz (alto sax) 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 BorderLimelight LM 82017
* Limelight LM 82017, LS 86017, 826 985-2   Various Artists - 3/27/65: Charlie Parker 10th Memorial Concert Recorded Live At Carnegie Hall

Kenny Dorham Sextet

Kenny Dorham, Bill Hardman, Richard Williams (trumpet) Lonnie Liston Smith (piano) Peck Morrison (bass) Walter Perkins (drums)
NYC, circa 1965
ConfirmationTrip TLX 5036
Sweet Clifford-
Blues-
* Trip TLX 5036   Various Artists - A Trumpet Tribute To Fats Navarro, Clifford Brown And Booker Little

1966

Kenny Dorham Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Red (alto sax -1/4,6) Cedar Walton (piano) John Ore (bass) Hugh Walter (drums)
"Half Note", NYC, February 25, 1966
1.Jong-FuRaretone (It) 5022-FC; West Wind (G) WW 2049
2.Introduction-
3.Spring Is Here-
4.Somewhere In The Night-
5.The Shadow Of Your Smile-
6.Straight Ahead-
* Raretone (It) 5022-FC   Kenny Dorham - Last But Not Least 1966, Vol. 2
* West Wind (G) WW 2049   Kenny Dorham - The Shadow Of Your Smile

Thad Jones - Howard McGhee - Kenny Dorham Sextet

Kenny Dorham, Thad Jones, Howard McGhee (trumpet) Billy Taylor (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
NYC, July 4, 1966
The ThemeEuropa Jazz (It) EJ 1039
Blues-
* Europa Jazz (It) EJ 1039   Thad Jones - Howard McGhee - Kenny Dorham

1967

The Cedar Walton Trio/Quartet/Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Junior Cook (tenor sax -1,4/6) Cedar Walton (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
NYC, July 10, 1967
1.Turquoise TwicePrestige PR 7519; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6002-2
2.Twilight WaltzPrestige PR 7519; Original Jazz Classics OJC-6002
3.Short Stuff-
4.Head And Shoulders-
5.Come SundayPrestige PR 7519
6.Take The "A" TrainOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-462-2
* Prestige PR 7519; Original Jazz Classics OJC-462, OJCCD-462-2   The Cedar Walton Trio, Quartet And Quintet - Cedar!
* Original Jazz Classics OJC-6002, OJCCD-6002-2   Plays Cedar Walton - The Prestige Collection

1968

The Barry Harris Sextet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charles McPherson (tenor sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Barry Harris (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Impact Sound Studios, NYC, June 4, 1968
Bull's EyePrestige PR 7600
Off Monk-
Barengo-
Oh So Basal-
* Prestige PR 7600; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1082-2   The Barry Harris Sextet - Bull's Eye!

Toshiko Akiyoshi Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Lew Tabackin (tenor sax, flute) Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
"Top Of The Gate-Village Gate", NYC, July 30, 1968
IntroductionNippon Columbia (J) XMS-10008-CT
Opus No. Zero-
The Firstnight-
Phrygian Waterfall-
Let's Roll In Sake-
How Insensitive-
Morning Of The Carnival-
The Night Song-
Willow Weep For Me-
My Elegy-
* Nippon Columbia (J) XMS-10008-CT, SL-5108-N   Toshiko Akiyoshi Quintet - Toshiko At Top Of The Gate

Cecil Payne Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Cecil Payne (baritone, alto sax) 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 LoveStrata-East SES-19734
Girl, You Got A Home-
Slide Hampton-
Follow Me-
Flying Fish-
* Strata-East SES-19734   Cecil Payne - Zodiac

1969

Clifford Jordan Septet/Octet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Clifford Jordan (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Richard Davis, Wilbur Ware (bass) Ed Blackwell, Roy Haynes (drums)
Town Sound Studios, Englewood, NJ, spring 1969
OuagoudougouStrata-East SES-19721
872-
* Strata-East SES-19721   Clifford Jordan - In The World

1970

Kenny Dorham Sextet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Ray Nance (trumpet, violin) Joe Daley (tenor sax) Richard Abrams (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Wilbur Campbell (drums)
"Charlie Parker Memorial Concert", "North Park Hotel", Chicago, IL, August 16, 1970
18782Just FriendsCadet 2CA 60002
18783Summertime-
* Cadet 2CA 60002; Chess CH2 92510   Various Artists - Charlie Parker Memorial Concert