Kenny Drew Discography

1950 (age 22)

Howard McGhee All Stars

Howard McGhee (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Brew Moore (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, January 23, 1950
BN370-1Lo-Flame (alt. take)Blue Note 7243 4 95747 2
BN370-2Lo-FlameBlue Note 1574, BLP 5012
BN371-1FuguettaBlue Note 1572, BLP 5012
BN372-0Fluid DriveBlue Note 1573, BLP 5012
BN373-0MeciendoBlue Note 1574, BLP 5012
BN374-0Donellon SquareBlue Note 1573, BLP 5012
BN375-1I'll Remember AprilBlue Note 1572, BLP 5012
* Blue Note BLP 5012   Howard McGhee's All Stars - The McGhee-Navarro Sextet
= Blue Note (J) K18P-9274   Howard McGhee All Stars/Howard McGhee Sextet
= Blue Note 7243 4 95747 2   Howard McGhee/Introducing The Kenny Drew Trio
* Blue Note 1574   Howard McGhee - Meciendo / Lo-Flame
* Blue Note 1572   Howard McGhee - I'll Remember April / Fuguetta
* Blue Note 1573   Howard McGhee - Fluid Drive / Donellon Square

Sonny Stitt Quartet

Sonny Stitt (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, February 17, 1950
JRC1008AvalonPrestige PRLP 126, PRLP 7133, PR 7585, PRCD 24115-2
JRC1009ALaterPrestige 704, PRLP 126, PRLP 7077, PR 7585, PRCD 24115-2
JRC1010AAin't Misbehavin'Prestige 704, PRLP 7077, PR 7585, PRCD 24115-2
JRC1011Mean To MePrestige 752, PRLP 111, PRLP 7133, PR 7585, PRCD 24115-2
JRC1012Stairway To The StarsPrestige 824, PRLP 126, PRLP 7133, PR 7585, PRCD 24115-2
* Prestige PRLP 7133   Sonny Stitt - Stitt's Bits
* Prestige PR 7585   Sonny Stitt - Stitt's Bits, Vol. 1
* Prestige PRLP 7077; Original Jazz Classics OJC 060, OJCCD 060-2   Sonny Stitt - Kaleidoscope
* Prestige PRCD 24115-2   Sonny Stitt - Prestige First Sessions, Vol. 2
* Prestige PRLP 126   Sonny Stitt Favorites, Vol. 2
* Prestige PRLP 111   Sonny Stitt - Mr. Saxophone
* Prestige 704   Sonny Stitt - Ain't Misbehavin' / Later
* Prestige 752   Sonny Stitt - Down With It / Mean To Me
* Prestige 824   Sonny Stitt - Stairway To The Stars / Sonny Sounds
= Prestige 886, 886x45   Sonny Stitt - Sonny Sounds / Stairway To The Stars

Lester Young And His Band

Jesse Drakes (trumpet) Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew or Hank Jones (piano) Aaron Bell (bass) Jo Jones (drums) unknown (vocals)
"Savoy Ballroom", NYC, circa February 22, 1950
Neenah (Blues Tres)Charlie Parker PLP 402
I Cover The Waterfront-
These Foolish Things-
Lester Leaps In-
Sunday-
Destination Moon-
same session
Pennies From HeavenCharlie Parker PLP 405
Stardust-
Mean To Me-
Stardust-
On The Sunny Side Of The Street-
Three Little Words-
* Charlie Parker PLP 402   Lester Young - Pres
* Charlie Parker PLP 405   Lester Young - Pres Is Blue

Lester Young Quintet

Jesse Drakes (trumpet -1/6,8/10) Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Joe Shulman (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
"Argyle Lounge", Chicago, IL, April 2, 1950
1.Lester's Blues, No. 2 (Neenah)Savoy MG 12155, SJL 1109
2.Body And Soul-
3.Up And Adam-
4.Lester Warms Up (Big Eyes Blues)-
5.One O'Clock JumpSavoy SJL 1109
6.Lester's Blues, No. 1 (Lester's Mpp Mop Blues)Savoy MG 12155, SJL 1109
7.Pennies From Heaven-
8.I Can't Get Started-
9.How High The Moon-
10.Jumpin' With Symphony SidSavoy SJL 1109
Jesse Drakes (trumpet) Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Joe Shulman (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
Tea For TwoJazz Archives JA 34
D.B. Blues-
Blue And Sentimental-
Lester Leaps In-
* Savoy MG 12155   Lester Young - The Pres: Jazz Immortal Series, Vol. 2
* Savoy SJL 1109   Lester Young - Pres Lives
* Jazz Archives JA 34   Lester Young - Jammin' With Lester, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker Quintet

Red Rodney (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Bob Garrity, "Symphony Sid" Torin (announcer)
WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, December 8, 1950
Jumpin' With Symphony SidRoyal Jazz (D) RJD 506
Anthropology-
Embraceable You-
Cheryl-
Salt Peanuts-
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid-
* Royal Jazz (D) RJD 506   Charlie Parker - More Unissued, Vol. 2

Leo Parker And His Mad Lads

James Robertson (trumpet -1/8) Henry Durant (tenor saxophone -1/6,9/11) Leo Parker (baritone saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Eddie "The Mole" Bourne (drums)
NYC, December 28, 1950
1. LP-1Woody (Symphony In Sid)Gotham G 262; Krazy Kat (E) KK 829; Onyx ORI 201
2. LP-2Rolling With Parker (Rollin' With Leo)-
3.Rolling With Parker (alt. take)Krazy Kat (E) KK 829
4.Leo Leaps In (take 1)-
5.Leo Leaps In (take 2)-
6.Leo Leaps In (take 3)-
7.SolitudeOnyx ORI 201
8.Solitude (alt. take)Krazy Kat (E) KK 829
9.On The House (take 1)Onyx ORI 201
10.On The House (take 2)-
11.On The House (take 3)-
* Krazy Kat (E) KK 829   Various Artists - no details
* Onyx ORI 201   Teddy Edwards/Dexter Gordon/Leo Parker/Wardell Gray - The Foremost!
* Gotham G 262   Leo Parker And His Mad Lads (no details)

1951

Oscar Pettiford Sextet

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Joe Roland (vibraphone) Kenny Drew (piano) Oscar Pettiford (cello) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
NYC, April 28, 1951
M4024Swingin' Till The Girls Come HomeMercer M 1966
M4028Bei Mir Bist Du Schon-
Love For Saleunissued
Oscar's Wild-
* Mercer M 1966; Vogue (E) V 2083; Swing (F) SW 373   Oscar Pettiford - Swingin' Till The Girls Come Home / Bei Mir Bist Du Schon

Miles Davis Sextet

Miles Davis (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
"Birdland", NYC, June 2, 1951
Move (Moo/Mod)Session Disc 102; Ozone 7; Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 124
Half Nelson (two)-
Down (Mick's Blues)-
Jumpin' With Symphony SidSession Disc 102
* Session Disc 102   Hooray For Miles Davis, Vol. 2
* Ozone 7   Miles Davis - Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis - Art Blakey
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 124   Miles Davis Featuring Stan Getz - Birdland Days

Paul Quinichette Sextet

Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Bill Doggett (organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 5, 1951
4247-2Cross FireVerve 314 543 750-2
4247-4--
4247-6-Mercury 8256; EmArcy EP 1-6006, MG 26021, MG 36027, (J) 175J-5/6
4579-1SandstoneEmArcy EP 1-6006, MG 26021, MG 36027, (J) 175J-5/6
4579-4-Verve 314 543 750-2
4580PrevueMercury 8256; EmArcy EP 1-6002, MG 26021, MG 36027, (J) 175J-5/6
4581-3No TimeVerve 314 543 750-2
4581-5-EmArcy EP 1-6002, MG 26021, MG 36027, (J) 175J-5/6
* EmArcy MG 36027; Universal (J) UCCM 9119; Verve 314 543 750-2   Paul Quinichette - The Vice "Pres"
* EmArcy (J) 175J-5/6   The Complete Paul Quinichette On EmArcy
* EmArcy MG 26021   Lester Young/Paul Quinichette - Pres Meets Vice-Pres
* EmArcy EP 1-6006   Lester Young/Paul Quinichette - Who's Cooler
* EmArcy EP 1-6002   Lester Young/Paul Quinichette - Pres Meets Vice-Pres
* Mercury 8256   Paul Quinichette - Cross Fire / Prevue

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Apex Studios, NYC, December 17, 1951
267Time On My HandsPrestige PRLP 137, PRLP 7029
268Mambo BouncePrestige 769, PRLP 135, PRLP 7029, PR 24004
269This Love Of MinePrestige 769, PRLP 137, PRLP 7029
270ShadrackPrestige 780, PRLP 137, PRLP 7029
271On A Slow Boat To ChinaPrestige PRLP 137, PRLP 7029
272With A Song In My HeartPrestige 780, PRLP 137, PRLP 7029; Moodsville MVLP 35; Prestige PR 24004
273ScoopsPrestige PRLP 137, PRLP 7029
274Newk's FadeawayPrestige PRLP 137, PRLP 7029, PR 24004
* Prestige PRLP 7029; Original Jazz Classics OJC 011, OJCCD 011-2   Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz Quartet, Art Blakey, Kenny Drew
= Prestige PRLP 7269   Sonny Rollins - Sonny And The Stars
= Prestige PR 7856   Sonny Rollins - First Recordings!
* Prestige PR 24004   Sonny Rollins
* Moodsville MVLP 35   Various Artists - Music Of Richard Rodgers Played By America's Greatest Jazzmen
* Prestige PRLP 137   Sonny Rollins Quartet
* Prestige PRLP 135   Sonny Rollins/Sonny Stitt/Joe Holiday/Kenny Graham - Mambo Jazz
* Prestige 769   Sonny Rollins - Mambo Bounce / This Love Of Mine
* Prestige 780   Sonny Rollins - Shadrack / With A Song In My Heart

1952

Buddy DeFranco Quintet / Buddy DeFranco And His Quartet

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Kenny Drew (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Arthur Taylor (drums)
NYC, February 27, 1952
52S103Lady Be GoodMGM 11453, (E) 504, (E) EP 618
52S104Buddy's BluesMGM 11206, (E) 504, (E) EP 618
52S105Gone With The WindMGM 30679, E 177, E 3396
52S106Sweet Georgia BrownMGM 30678, E 177, E 3396, (E) 530, (E) EP 618
* MGM E 3396   Buddy DeFranco
* MGM E 177, (E) D 112   Buddy DeFranco - King Of The Clarinet
* MGM (E) EP 618   Buddy DeFranco Quintet
* MGM 11453   Buddy DeFranco - Lady Be Good / Easy Living
* MGM (E) 504   Buddy DeFranco - Lady Be Good / Buddy's Blues
* MGM 11206   Buddy DeFranco - Buddy's Blues / Pennywhistle Blues
* MGM 30679   Buddy DeFranco - Gone With The Wind / Lover Come Back To Me
* MGM 30678   Buddy DeFranco - Sweet Georgia Brown / Cairo
* MGM (E) 530   Buddy DeFranco - Sweet Georgia Brown / Pennywhistle Blues

Buddy DeFranco Quintet / Buddy DeFranco And His Quartet

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Kenny Drew (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Arthur Taylor (drums): same personnel
NYC, March 3, 1952
52S112Get HappyMGM 11250, E 3396, (E) 668, (E) EP 501
52S113CairoMGM 30678, E 177, E 3396
52S114Pennywhistle BluesMGM 11206, (E) 530, (E) EP 618
52S115Samia ShuffleMGM 11250, E 3396
* MGM E 3396   Buddy DeFranco
* MGM E 177, (E) D 112   Buddy DeFranco - King Of The Clarinet
* MGM (E) EP 501   Buddy DeFranco Quartet
* MGM (E) EP 618   Buddy DeFranco Quintet
* MGM 11250   Buddy DeFranco - Get Happy / Samia Shuffle
* MGM (E) 668   Buddy DeFranco - Get Happy / Easy Living
* MGM 30678   Buddy DeFranco - Sweet Georgia Brown / Cairo
* MGM 11206   Buddy DeFranco - Buddy's Blues / Pennywhistle Blues
* MGM (E) 530   Buddy DeFranco - Sweet Georgia Brown / Pennywhistle Blues

Buddy DeFranco Quartet

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Kenny Drew (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Hollywood, CA, June 30, 1952
52S3107Just One Of Those ThingsMGM 11303, E 3396, (E) EP 501
52S3108Street Of DreamsMGM 30681, E 177, E 3396
52S3109CariocaMGM 11303, E 3396, (E) EP 501
52S3110Easy LivingMGM 11453, (E) 668, (E) EP 501
* MGM E 3396   Buddy DeFranco
* MGM E 177, (E) D 112   Buddy DeFranco - King Of The Clarinet
* MGM (E) EP 501   Buddy DeFranco Quartet
* MGM 11303, (E) 565   Buddy DeFranco - Just One Of Those Things / Carioca
* MGM 30681   Buddy DeFranco - Street Of Dreams / The Way You Look Tonight
* MGM 11453   Buddy DeFranco - Lady Be Good / Easy Living
* MGM (E) 668   Buddy DeFranco - Get Happy / Easy Living

Buddy DeFranco Quartet

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Kenny Drew (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Art Blakey (drums): same personnel
Hollywood, CA, July 23, 1952
52S3123The Way You Look TonightMGM 30681, E 177, E 3396
52S3124Sophisticated LadyMGM 30680, E 177, E 3396
52S3125Lover Come Back To MeMGM 30679, E 177, E 3396
52S3126I Got It BadMGM 30680, E 177, E 3396
* MGM E 3396   Buddy DeFranco
* MGM E 177, (E) D 112   Buddy DeFranco - King Of The Clarinet
* MGM 30681   Buddy DeFranco - Street Of Dreams / The Way You Look Tonight
* MGM 30680   Buddy DeFranco - Sophisticated Lady / I Got It Bad
* MGM 30679   Buddy DeFranco - Gone With The Wind / Lover Come Back To Me

Buddy DeFranco Quartet With Richard Maltby's Orchestra

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Kenny Drew (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Luis Martinez (congas) unidentified strings, Richard Maltby (arranger, conductor)
NYC, October 2, 1952
52S386Street SceneMGM 11358, E 253, (E) 584
52S387SummertimeMGM 11411, E 253, (E) 584
52S388KamasutraMGM 11358, E 253
52S389Over The RainbowMGM 11411, E 253, (E) 612
* MGM E 253   Buddy DeFranco With Strings
* MGM 11358   Buddy DeFranco - Street Scene / Kamasutra
* MGM (E) 584   Buddy DeFranco - Street Scene / Summertime
* MGM 11411   Buddy DeFranco - Summertime / Over The Rainbow
* MGM (E) 612   Buddy DeFranco - Over The Rainbow / ???

The Birdland Quintet / Paul Quinichette Quintet

Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, December, 1952
4005You Belong To MeJax 5001; Dale EP 204, LP 22; Xanadu 208; Mainstream MDCD 722
4006Green Is Blue (Green's Blues)-
4007Birdland JumpJax 5005; Dale EP 204, LP 22; Mainstream 56025, MDCD 722; Xanadu 208
4007-?Birdland Jump (alt. take)Mainstream MDCD 722
4008Sleepy Time GalJax 5005; Dale EP 204, LP 22; Mainstream 56025; Xanadu 208
* Xanadu 208   Various Artists - Bebop Revisited, Vol. 6
* Mainstream 56025, S/6025; Vogue (F) INT 40019; Mainstream MRL 364; America (F) 30 AM 6159   Stan Getz - A Look At Yesterday
* Mainstream MDCD 722   Stan Getz/Paul Quinichette/Wardell Gray - A Look At Yesterday
* Dale LP 22   Paul Quinichette
* Dale EP 204   Paul Quinichette
* Jax 5001   The Birdland Quintet - You Belong To Me / Green Is Blue
* Jax 5005   The Birdland Quintet - Birdland Jump / Sleepy Time Gal

1953

Buddy DeFranco Quartet With Richard Maltby's Orchestra

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Kenny Drew (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Art Blakey (drums) unidentified strings, Richard Maltby (arranger, conductor)
NYC, January, 1953
53S185Song From "Moulin Rouge"MGM 11491, E 253, E 211, (E) 631
53S186Many Are The TimesMGM 11491, E 253
53S187Lost In The NightMGM 11538, E 253
53S188I'm Getting SentimentalMGM 11538, E 253, (E) 631
* MGM E 253   Buddy DeFranco With Strings
* MGM E 211   Various Artists - Pop Parade, Vol. 3
* MGM 11491   Buddy DeFranco - Song From "Moulin Rouge" / Many Are The Times
* MGM (E) 631   Buddy DeFranco - Song From "Moulin Rouge" / I'm Getting Sentimental
* MGM 11538   Buddy DeFranco - Lost In The Night / I'm Getting Sentimental

Buddy DeFranco Quartet

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Kenny Drew (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, April 15, 1953
1208-9FerdinandoClef MGC 149; Norgran MGN 1026
1209-3It Could Happen To YouNorgran MGN 1026
1210-5Autumn In New YorkClef 89067; Norgran MGN 1026
1211-8Bass On BallsNorgran MGN 1026
1212-4 | 63VK737Left FieldNorgran MGN 1026; Verve V/V6 8579
1213-3Show EyesClef 89067; Norgran MGN 1026
1213-?Show Eyes (alt. take)Norgran EPN 123
* Norgran MGN 1026   Buddy DeFranco Quartet
= Norgran MGN 1069; Verve MGV 8159   Buddy DeFranco - Mr. Clarinet
* Verve V/V6 8579   Various Artists - Winners All! Down Beat Jazz Poll
* Clef MGC 149; Norgran MGN 3   Buddy DeFranco Quartet
* Norgran EPN 123   The Buddy DeFranco Quartet
* Clef 89067, 89067x45   Buddy DeFranco - Autumn In New York / Show Eyes

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 16, 1953
BN469-3 tk.4Lover Come Back To MeBlue Note BLP 5023
BN470-1 tk.6Yesterdays (alt. take)Blue Note (J) BNJ-71002, 7243 4 95747 2
BN470-2 tk.7YesterdaysBlue Note BLP 5023
BN471-0 tk.8Everything Happens To Me-
BN472-1 tk.11Spring Will Be A Little Late-
BN473-2 tk.14Be My Love-
BN474-1 tk.16Drew's Blues-
BN475-0 tk.17Gloria-
BN476-1 tk.19Stella By Starlight-
BN471-2 tk.20Everything Happens To Me (alt. take)Blue Note (J) BNJ-71002, 7243 4 95747 2
* Blue Note BLP 5023   Kenny Drew - New Faces-New Sounds
= Blue Note (J) BNJ-71002   Introducing The Kenny Drew Trio
= Blue Note 7243 4 95747 2   Howard McGhee/Introducing The Kenny Drew Trio

Buddy DeFranco Quartet

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Kenny Drew (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, April 20, 1953
1218-6But Not For MeClef MGC 149; Norgran MGN 1026
1219-4When Your Lover Has GoneClef MGC 149; Norgran MGN 1068
1220-3The Things We Did Last Summer-
1221-1Buddy's BluesNorgran MGN 1026
* Norgran MGN 1026   Buddy DeFranco Quartet
= Norgran MGN 1069; Verve MGV 8159   Buddy DeFranco - Mr. Clarinet
* Norgran MGN 1068; Verve MGV 8158   Buddy DeFranco - Jazz Tones
* Clef MGC 149; Norgran MGN 3   Buddy DeFranco Quartet

Buddy DeFranco Quartet

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Kenny Drew (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
"Blue Note Club", Chicago, IL, May 1, 1953
Somebody Loves MeJazz Band (E) EBCD 2111-2
The Tthings We Did Last Summer-
Cairo-
Street Of Dreams-
Easy Living-
* Jazz Band (E) EBCD 2111-2   Oscar Peterson Trio And Buddy DeFranco Quartet 1953 Live

Buddy DeFranco Quartet With Herman McCoy's Swing Choir

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Kenny Drew (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Art Blakey (drums) "Sabu" Martinez (congas -7) Herman McCoy's Swing Choir (vocal group)
Los Angeles, CA, June 5, 1953
1. GNP103Handful Of StarsGene Norman Presents Vol. 2, GNP 56; Vogue (F) EPL 7069; Jazz Selection (F) JS 884
2. -Star SapphireGene Norman Presents Vol. 2, GNP 56, GNP 20; Vogue (F) EPL 7069; Jazz Selection (F) JS 885
3. -Stella By StarlightGene Norman Presents Vol. 2, GNP 56
4. -It Wasn't The Stars (That Thrilled Me)Gene Norman Presents Vol. 2
5. GNP104Stairway To The StarsGene Norman Presents Vol. 2, GNP 56; Vogue (F) EPL 7069; Jazz Selection (F) JS 884
6. -Star EyesGene Norman Presents EP 100x, Vol. 2, GNP 56; Vogue (F) EPL 7069; Jazz Selection (F) JS 885
7. GNP104 | GNP-EP-112Star Of AfricaGene Norman Presents EP 100x, EP 0-1, Vol. 2, GNP 56, GNP 25
* Gene Norman Presents GNP 56   Gerry Mulligan With Chet Baker And Buddy DeFranco
* Gene Norman Presents GNP 20   Various Artists - Be Our Guest!
* Gene Norman Presents GNP 25   Various Artists - Afro Drum Carnival
* Gene Norman Presents Vol. 2; Vogue (E) LDE 077; Jazz Selection (F) JSLP 50012   Buddy DeFranco - Takes You To The Stars
* Vogue (F) EPL 7069   Buddy DeFranco - Takes You To The Stars
* Gene Norman Presents EP 100x   Buddy DeFranco - Takes You To The Stars
* Gene Norman Presents EP 0-1   A Drum Concert Featuring Art Blakey/Sabu Martinez/Ed Shaughnessy
* Jazz Selection (F) JS 884   Buddy DeFranco - Handful Of Stars / Stairway To The Stars
* Jazz Selection (F) JS 885; Vogue (E) V 2319, (F) V45-94   Buddy DeFranco - Star Sapphire / Star Eyes

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Gene Wright (bass -1/3,5,6) Charles "Specs" Wright (drums -1/3,5,6)
NYC, 1953
1. 1269-3BluesvilleNorgran MGN 1002
2. 1270-1Angie-
3. 1271-3I'll Remember April-
4. 1272-1I Can Make You Love Me-
5. 1273-1My Beautiful Lady-
6. 1274-1Many Miles Away-
* Norgran MGN 1002   Kenny Drew - Progressive Piano
= Norgran MGN 1066   The Modernity Of Kenny Drew
= Verve MGV 8156   Kenny Drew And His Progressive Piano

1954

Zoot Sims Quintet

Stu Williamson (trumpet, valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Ralph Pena (bass) Jimmy Pratt (drums)
Hollywood, CA, July 16, 1954
639Howdy PodnerNew Jazz NJLP 1102, NJLP 8280; Prestige P 24061
640Toot, No. 2-
641Indian Summer-
642What's New-
* New Jazz NJLP 8280   Zoot Sims - Good Old Zoot
* Prestige P 24061   Zoot Sims - Zoot Case
* New Jazz NJLP 1102   Zoot Sims In Hollywood
= Prestige PRLP 202   Zoot Sims Quartet

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Septet

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Herb Geller, Joe Maini (alto saxophone -3/9) Walter Benton (tenor saxophone -3/9) Kenny Drew (piano) Curtis Counce (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 11, 1954
1. 10887CaravanEmArcy MG 36102
2. -Caravan (The Boss Man)Time LP 8
3. 10885Coronado (Coronodo) (rehearsal take)Mercury (J) SNP 122, (J) 25PJ-58/61
4. 10885-6Coronado (Coronodo)EmArcy (J) 195J-2
5. 10885-10-EmArcy MG 36039
6. -Coronado (edited version)EmArcy EP 1-6141
7. 10886-1You Go To My HeadEmArcy MG 36039
8. -You Go To My Head (edited version)EmArcy EP 1-6141
9. 10888Autumn In New YorkEmArcy MG 36102
* EmArcy MG 36102   Clifford Brown All Stars - Caravan
* Time LP 8   Clifford Brown - The Boss Man
* Mercury (J) 25PJ-58/61   Various Artists - Mercury 40th Anniversary V.S.O.P. Album
* EmArcy (J) 195J-2   Clifford Brown - Jams 2
* EmArcy MG 36039   Various Artists - Best Coast Jazz
* EmArcy EP 1-6141   Various Artists - Best Coast Jazz
* Mercury (J) SNP 122   Clifford Brown - Coronado (reharsal take)

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 2, 1954
1924-1Four Or FiveNorgran MGN 29, MGN 1002
1925-1Polka Dots And Moonbeams-
1926-1Low Flame-
1927-252nd Street Theme-
1928-1Chartreuse-
1929-1Kenny's Blues-
* Norgran MGN 1002   Kenny Drew - Progressive Piano
= Norgran MGN 1066   The Modernity Of Kenny Drew
= Verve MGV 8156   Kenny Drew And His Progressive Piano
* Norgran MGN 29; Universal (J) UCCV 9114   The Ideation Of Kenny Drew

1955

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
Hollywood, CA, September 18, 1955
Daddy Plays The HornBethlehem BCP 36
ConfirmationBethlehem 11026, BCP 36
Darn That DreamBethlehem 11025, BCP 36, BCP 6035
Number FourBethlehem 11025, BCP 36
Autumn In New YorkBethlehem 11085, BCP 36
You Can Depend On MeBethlehem BCP 36
* Bethlehem BCP 36   Dexter Gordon - Daddy Plays The Horn
= Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 154   Dexter Gordon Plays
* Bethlehem BCP 6035   Various Artists - Fifteen Star Saxphones
* Bethlehem 11026   Dexter Gordon - Confirmation, Part 1&2
* Bethlehem 11025   Dexter Gordon - Number Four / Darn That Dream
* Bethlehem 11085   Dexter Gordon - Autumn In New York, Part 1&2

Jack Sheldon Quintet

Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Joe Maini (alto saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, November 18, 1955
ContourPacific Jazz JWC-501, PJ-LA892-H; Blue Note CDP 7 84439 2; Pacific Jazz (J) CJ28-5159
Leroy's BluesPacific Jazz JWC-502; Blue Note CDP 7 84439 2; Pacific Jazz (J) CJ28-5159
It's Only A Paper MoonWorld Pacific JWC-508; Blue Note CDP 7 84439 2; Pacific Jazz (J) CJ28-5159
* Pacific Jazz JWC-501; World Pacific JWC-501   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast, Vol. 2
* Pacific Jazz PJ-LA892-H   Various Artists - Jazz: The 50's, Vol. I
* Pacific Jazz JWC-502; World Pacific JWC-502   Various Artists - The Blues
* World Pacific JWC-508   Various Artists - The Hard Swing
* Blue Note CDP 7 84439 2   Kenny Drew - Talkin' And Walkin'
* Pacific Jazz (J) CJ28-5159   Kenny Drew - Talkin' And Walkin'

Kenny Drew Quartet

Joe Maini (alto,tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December, 1955
IM-4021Talkin'-Walkin'Jazz West JWLP 4
IM-4022In The Prescribed Manner-
IM-4023Prelude To A Kiss-
IM-4024Wee Dot-
IM-4025Hidden Channel-
IM-4026Deadline-
IM-4027I'm Old FashionedJazz West JWLP 4; Imperial LP 9238
IM-4028Minor BluesJazz West JWLP 4
IM-4029Walkin'-Talkin'-
* Jazz West JWLP 4; Blue Note CDP 7 84439 2; Pacific Jazz (J) CJ28-5159   Kenny Drew - Talkin' And Walkin'
* Imperial LP 9238   Various Artists - Jazz Festival, Vol. 2

1956

Leonard Feather's West Coast Jazzmen

Sonny Clark (piano -1,2, vibories -3,4) Kenny Drew (vibories -1,2, piano -3,4) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 26, 1956
1.BluesologyABC-Paramount ABC 110
2.Body And Soul-
3.Ornithology-
4.People Will Say We're In Love-
* ABC-Paramount ABC 110   Leonard Feather - Swingin' On The Vibories

Sonny Criss Quintet

Sonny Criss (alto saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Bill Woodson (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 26, 1956
IM-981Easy LivingImperial LP 9006, LP 9205
IM-982Criss CrossImperial LP 9006
IM-983Willow Weep For MeImperial 5694, LP 9006, LP 9205
IM-984Alabamy BoundImperial LP 9006, LP 9205
* Imperial LP 9006   Sonny Criss - Jazz U.S.A.
* Imperial LP 9205, LP 12205   Sonny Criss - Criss Cross
* Imperial 5694   Sonny Criss - Willow Weep For Me / West Coast Blues

Sonny Criss Quintet

Sonny Criss (alto saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Bill Woodson (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, February 24, 1956
IM-1012Something's Gotta GiveImperial LP 9006, LP 9205
IM-1013These Foolish ThingsImperial LP 9006
IM-1014West Coast BluesImperial 5694, LP 9006
IM-1015Blue FridayImperial LP 9006
* Imperial LP 9006   Sonny Criss - Jazz U.S.A.
* Imperial LP 9205, LP 12205   Sonny Criss - Criss Cross
* Imperial 5694   Sonny Criss - Willow Weep For Me / West Coast Blues

Jane Fielding With Kenny Drew Quintet

Joe Maini (alto saxophone) Ted Efantis (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums) Jane Fielding (vocals)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February, 1956
IM-3996Our WaltzJazz West JWLP 5
IM-3998Along With Me-
IM-3999In Love In Vain-
IM-4000'Round Midnight-
IM-4003Right Girl For Me-
* Jazz West JWLP 5   Jane Fielding/Kenny Drew - Embers Glow

Paul Chambers Quartet

John Coltrane (tenor saxophone -1,2,5/7) Kenny Drew (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
United Western Recorders, Hollywood, CA, March 1 or 2, 1956
1. IM-3532DexterityJazz West JWLP 7; Blue Note BN-LA451-H2
2. IM-3533Stablemates-
3. IM-3534Easy To Love-
4. IM-3535VisitationsJazz West JWLP 7; Imperial LP 9246; Blue Note BN-LA451-H2
5. IM-3536John Paul JonesJazz West JWLP 7; Blue Note BN-LA451-H2
6. IM-3537EastboundJazz West JWLP 7; Imperial LP 9246; Blue Note BN-LA451-H2
7. IM-3538That's What I've Been Thruunissued
* Jazz West JWLP 7; Score SLP 4033; Imperial LP 9182-A, LP 12182-A   Paul Chambers - Chambers' Music
* Blue Note BN-LA451-H2   Paul Chambers/John Coltrane - High Step
* Imperial LP 9246   Various Artists - Just Jazz!

Sonny Criss Quintet

Sonny Criss (alto saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Bill Woodson (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 23, 1956
IM-1034More Than You KnowImperial LP 9006, LP 9205
IM-1035Sunday-
IM-1036Sweet Georgia Brown-
IM-1037Ham's BluesImperial LP 9006
* Imperial LP 9006   Sonny Criss - Jazz U.S.A.
* Imperial LP 9205, LP 12205   Sonny Criss - Criss Cross

Jane Fielding With Kenny Drew Quintet

Joe Maini (alto saxophone) Ted Efantis (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums) Jane Fielding (vocals)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March, 1956
IM-3995Embers GlowJazz West JWLP 5
IM-3997Key Largo-
IM-4001Too Marvelous For Words-
IM-4002Make The Men Love Me-
IM-4004All Dressed Up Tonight And No Place To Go-
* Jazz West JWLP 5   Jane Fielding/Kenny Drew - Embers Glow

Rita Reys With Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Ira Sullivan (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Wilbur Ware (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Rita Reys (vocals)
NYC, June 25, 1956
CO56230My One And Only LovePhilips (Du) 422 259 PE, B 08006 L, (E) BBR 8120
CO56231Spring Will Be A Little Late This YearPhilips (Du) 422 259 PE, B 08006 L
* Philips (Du) B 08006 L   The Cool Voice Of Rita Reys With The Jazz Messengers And The Wessel Ilcken Combo
= Columbia CL 903   The Cool Voice Of Rita Reys
* Philips (E) BBR 8120   The Cool Voice Of Rita Reys
* Philips (Du) 422 259 PE   Rita Reys With The Jazz Messengers

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Ira Sullivan (trumpet, tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Wilbur Ware (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, June 25, 1956
CO56232Lil 'TColumbia FC 38036; Columbia/Legacy CK 93637
CO56233-1The New Message-
CO56233-3-Columbia/Legacy CK 93637
* Columbia FC 38036   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Originally
* Columbia/Legacy CK 93637   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Drum Suite

Ernie Henry Quintet

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 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

Ernie Henry Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Wilbur Ware (bass) Art Taylor (drums): same personnel
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

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September 20 & 26, 1956
CaravanRiverside RLP 12-224
Come Rain Or Come Shine-
Ruby, My Dear-
Weird-O-
Taking A Chance On Love-
When You Wish Upon A Star-
Blues For Nica-
It's Only A Paper Moon-
* Riverside RLP 12-224; Original Jazz Classics OJC 065, OJCCD 065-2   Kenny Drew Trio
= Jazzland JLP 9   Kenny Drew/Philly Joe Jones/Paul Chambers - The Tough Piano Trio

Art Farmer Quintet

Art Farmer (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 23, 1956
1019ReminiscingNew Jazz NJLP 8203
1020By Myself-
1021Wailin' With Hank-
1022Ad-Dis-Un-
1023Farmer's MarketNew Jazz NJLP 8203; Prestige PR 24032
1024With Prestige-
* New Jazz NJLP 8203; Original Jazz Classics OJC 398, OJCCD 398-2   Art Farmer - Farmer's Market
* Prestige PR 24032   Art Farmer - Farmer's Market

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums) Earl Coleman (vocals -2,4)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 7, 1956
1. 1031B. SwiftPrestige PRLP 7126, PRLP 7207, P 24082
2. 1032My IdealPrestige PRLP 7126, PR 24046
3. 1033Sonny BoyPrestige PRLP 7207, P 24082
4. 1034Two Different WorldsPrestige PRLP 7126
5. 1035Ee-AhPrestige 45-128, PRLP 7126, PRLP 7207, P 24082
6. 1036B. QuickPrestige PRLP 7126, PRLP 7207, P 24082
* Prestige PRLP 7126; Original Jazz Classics OJC 095, OJCCD 095-2   Sonny Rollins - Tour De Force
* Prestige PRLP 7207; Original Jazz Classics OJC 348, OJCCD 348-2   Sonny Rollins - Sonny Boy
* Prestige P 24082   Sonny Rollins - Takin' Care Of Business
* Prestige PR 24046   Various Artists - 25 Years Of Prestige
* Prestige 45-128   Sonny Rollins - Ee-Ah / They Can't Take That Away From Me

1957

Kenny Drew Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Wilbur Ware (bass) G.T. Hogan (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, March 28, 1957
You're My ThrillRiverside RLP 12-236, RLP 12-244
It's You Or No OneRiverside RLP 12-236
Carol-
This Is New-
* Riverside RLP 12-236; Original Jazz Classics OJC 483, OJCCD 483-2   Kenny Drew - This Is New
= Jazzland JLP 6   Donald Byrd/Hank Mobley - Hard Bop!
* Riverside RLP 12-244   Various Artists - Jazz For Lovers

Kenny Drew Quartet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Kenny Drew (piano) Wilbur Ware (bass) G.T. Hogan (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, April 3, 1957
Little TRiverside RLP 12-236
Paul's Pal-
Why Do I Love You-
* Riverside RLP 12-236; Original Jazz Classics OJC 483, OJCCD 483-2   Kenny Drew - This Is New
= Jazzland JLP 6   Donald Byrd/Hank Mobley - Hard Bop!

John Coltrane Sextet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) John Coltrane (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 15, 1957
tk.2Lazy Bird (alt. take)Blue Note 7243 8 53428 2
tk.3Lazy BirdBlue Note BLP 1577
tk.6Moment's NoticeBlue Note 45-1718, BLP 1577, BST 89903
tk.8Blue Train (alt. take)Blue Note (J) TOCJ-1601, 7243 8 53428 2
tk.9/8Blue TrainBlue Note 45-1691, BLP 1577, BST2 84429, (J) NP-9020C
tk.11LocomotionBlue Note BLP 1577
tk.12I'm Old Fashioned-
* Blue Note BLP 1577, BST 81577, CDP 7 46095 2, B1-ST 46095   John Coltrane - Blue Train
* Blue Note BST 89903   Various Artists - Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz 1949-1959
= Blue Note BN-LA159-G2   Various Artists - Decades Of Jazz, Vol. 2
* Blue Note BST2 84429   Various Artists - The Best Of Blue Note, Vol. 1
* Blue Note (J) NP-9020C   Various Artists - Blue Note Jazz
* Blue Note 7243 8 53428 2   John Coltrane - The Ultimate Blue Train
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-1601   Various Artists - Blue Trails: The Rare Tracks
* Blue Note 45-1718   John Coltrane - Moment's Notice, Part 1&2
* Blue Note 45-1691, (J) NP-2014   John Coltrane - Blue Train, Part 1&2

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Wilbur Ware (bass -1/7) Philly Joe Jones (drums -1/7)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 15, 1957
1.Do It The Hard WayRiverside RLP 12-249
2.Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered-
3.I Didn't Know What Time It Was-
4.Happy Hunting Horn-
5.I Cold Write A Book-
6.What Is A Man-
7.The Lady Is A Tramp-
8.My Funny Valentine-
* Riverside RLP 12-249, RLP 1112; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1809-2   Kenny Drew - Pal Joey: Jazz Impressions Of The Rodgers And Hart

Jean "Toots" Thielemans Quintet

Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Toots Thielemans (harmonica, guitar) Kenny Drew (piano) Wilbur Ware (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
NYC, December 30, 1957
East Of The SunRiverside RLP 12-257
18th Century Ballroom-
Soul Station-
Fundamental Frequency-
Strutting With Some Barbecue-
Isn't It Romantic-
* Riverside RLP 12-257, RLP 1125; Original Jazz Classics OJC 1738, OJCCD 1738-2   Jean "Toots" Thielemans - Man Bites Harmonica!

Kenny Drew - Wilbur Ware Duo

Kenny Drew (piano) Wilbur Ware (bass)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, 1957
You Must Have Been A Beautiful BabyJudson L 3004
Lullaby Of Broadway-
Remember Me-
Jeepers Creepers-
I Only Have Eyes For You-
You're My Everything-
You'll Never Know-
The Boulevard Of Broken Dreams-
You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me-
Serenade In Blue-
About A Quarter To Nine-
September In The Rain-
same session
Come Rain Or Come ShineJudson L 3005
That Old Black Magic-
Over The Rainbow-
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea-
As Long As I Live-
It's Only A Paper Moon-
Stormy Weather-
I've Got The World On A String-
Let's Fall In Love-
Ill Wind-
Blues In The Night-
Get Happy-
same session
The Way You Look TonightRiverside RLP 12-811
I've Told Ev'ry Little Star-
Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man Of Mine-
Make Believe-
I'm Old Fashioned-
All The Things You Are-
Long Ago And Far Away-
All Through The Day-
The Song Is You-
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes-
Why Do I Love You-
Yesterdays-
* Judson L 3004   The Piano Of Kenny Drew - A Harry Warren Showcase
= Milestone MCD 47070-2   Kenny Drew Plays The Music Of Harry Warren And Harold Arlen
* Judson L 3005   The Piano Of Kenny Drew - A Harold Arlen Showcase
= Milestone MCD 47070-2   Kenny Drew Plays The Music Of Harry Warren And Harold Arlen
* Riverside RLP 12-811   Kenny Drew - I Love Jerome Kern

1958 (age 30)

Jean "Toots" Thielemans Quartet

Toots Thielemans (harmonica, guitar) Kenny Drew (piano) Wilbur Ware (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
NYC, January 7, 1958
Don't Blame MeRiverside RLP 12-257
Imagination-
* Riverside RLP 12-257, RLP 1125; Original Jazz Classics OJC 1738, OJCCD 1738-2   Jean "Toots" Thielemans - Man Bites Harmonica!

Johnny Griffin Sextet

Donald Byrd (trumpet -1/4) Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone -1/4) Kenny Drew (piano) Wilbur Ware (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
NYC, February 25, 1958
1.Stix' TrixRiverside RLP 12-264
2.What's New-
3.Johnny G.G.-
4.Catharsis-
5.Woody'n YouRiverside RLP 12-264, RLP 12-284
* Riverside RLP 12-264; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1827-2   Johnny Griffin Sextet
* Riverside RLP 12-284   Various Artists - Saxophone Revolt

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Wilbur Ware (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
NYC, February 26 & 27, 1958
Where's Your Overcoat BoyRiverside RLP 12-274
Hot Sausage-
Sunny Monday-
Cherokee-
Terry's Tune-
Little John-
* Riverside RLP 12-274; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1855-2   Johnny Griffin - Way Out!

Chet Baker Quartet

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Kenny Drew (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
NYC, August, 1958
The More I See YouRiverside RLP 12-278
Old Devil Moon-
You Make Me Feel So Young (take 5)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 303-2
Dannie Richmond (drums) replaces Philly Joe Jones
You're Driving Me CrazyRiverside RLP 12-278
It Could Happen To You-
How Long Has This Been Going On-
Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Kenny Drew (piano) George Morrow (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Do It The Hard Way-
I'm Old Fashioned-
My Heart Stood Still-
Everything Happens To Me-
Dancing On The Ceiling-
* Riverside RLP 12-278, RLP 1120; Original Jazz Classics OJC 303, OJCCD 303-2   Chet Baker Sings - It Could Happen To You

Buddy Rich Quintet

Ole Hansen (trombone -2,3) Sonny Criss (alto saxophone -2,3) Kenny Drew (piano) Phil Leshin (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Birdland", NYC, November 7, 1958
1.If I Were A BellSpotlite (E) SPJ 149
2.Four-
3.In A Prescribed Manner-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 149   Buddy Rich - The Cinch

Buddy Rich Quintet

Ole Hansen (trombone -2,3) Sonny Criss (alto saxophone -2/4) Kenny Drew (piano) Phil Leshin (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) Dave Lambert Singers (vocal trio -1)
"Birdland", NYC, November 8, 1958
1.Ev'ry DaySpotlite (E) SPJ 149
2.The Cinch-
3.I Don't Wanna Be Kissed-
4.Our Delight-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 149   Buddy Rich - The Cinch

Harry "Sweets" Edison Quartet

Harry Edison (trumpet) Kenny Drew (piano) John Simmons (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, November 14, 1958
HarrietRoulette R 52023
Sweetenings-
Paradise-
It Happened In Monterey-
* Roulette R 52023, SR 52023   Harry "Sweets" Edison - Sweetenings

1960

The Modern Jazz Orchestra Featuring Kenny Drew

John Georgini, Bill Robbins, Duke Schuster (trumpet) Gene Goe (trumpet, arranger) Lon Norman (trombone) Loren Reichert (French horn) Jim Lawrence (tuba) Jerry Brockman, Kirby Campbell, Jimmy Casals, Gus Mas, Billy Miller, Berry Polger (saxophones) Kenny Drew (piano) Bill Christ (bass) Bill Ladley (drums) Don Vincent (arranger)
Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, FL, May, 1960
Black Pits Of LunaCriteria CRR 5
Flamenco Sketches-
Eulogy-
Waltz For Stephen-
Off The Grate-
Blue Monk-
Don's Idea-
Night In Tunisia-
* Criteria CRR 5   The Modern Jazz Orchestra

Jackie McLean - Tina Brooks Sextet

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Tina Brooks (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 1, 1960
tk.3Melonae's DanceBlue Note (J) GXF-3067, CDP 7 46142 2
tk.5Appointment In GhanaBlue Note BLP 4051, (J) GXF-3067
tk.6MedinaBlue Note (J) GXF-3067, CDP 7 46142 2
tk.11Isle Of JavaBlue Note BLP 4051, (J) GXF-3067
tk.12Street SingerBlue Note (J) GXF-3067, CDP 7 46142 2; Mosaic MR4-106; Blue Note BLP 4052
tk.15A Ballad For DollBlue Note BLP 4051, (J) GXF-3067
* Blue Note (J) GXF-3067, (J) GXK-8161   Jackie McLean/Tina Brooks - Street Singer
* Blue Note BLP 4051, BST 84051, CDP 7 46142 2   Jackie McLean - Jackie's Bag
* Mosaic MR4-106   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of The Tina Brooks Quintets
* Blue Note BLP 4052   Tina Brooks - Back To The Tracks (not released)
= Blue Note (J) BRP-8033   Tina Brooks - Back To The Tracks

Tina Brooks Quintet

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Tina Brooks (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 20, 1960
tk.3Back To The TracksMosaic MR4-106; Blue Note BLP 4052
tk.7The Ruby And The Pearl-
tk.11For Heaven's Sake-
tk.13The Blues And I-
David The KingBlue Note rejected
* Mosaic MR4-106   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of The Tina Brooks Quintets
* Blue Note BLP 4052   Tina Brooks - Back To The Tracks (not released)
= Blue Note (J) BRP-8033   Tina Brooks - Back To The Tracks

Kenny Dorham Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Jimmy Heath (tenor saxophone) 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

Kenny Drew Quintet

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 11, 1960
tk.3The Pot's OnBlue Note BLP 4059
tk.7Lion's Den-
tk.11Groovin' The Blues-
tk.16Ballad-
tk.19Undercurrent-
tk.22Funk-Cosity-
* Blue Note BLP 4059, BST 84059, CDP 7 84059 2   Kenny Drew - Undercurrent

1961

Jackie McLean Quintet

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Pete La Roca (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 8, 1961
tk.5Blues FunctionBlue Note BLP 4067
tk.7Cool Green-
tk.8Goin' Way Blues-
tk.11Goin' Way Blues (alt. take)Blue Note CDP 7 84067 2
tk.13Torchin' (alt. take)-
tk.15Torchin'Blue Note BLP 4067
tk.20Drew's Blues-
tk.20ABluesnikBlue Note BLP 4067, (J) BNJ-71106
* Blue Note BLP 4067, BST 84067, CDP 7 84067 2   Jackie McLean - Bluesnik
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-71106   Various Artists - Soho Blue

Kenny Dorham Quintet

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" 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

Tina Brooks Quintet

Johnny Coles (trumpet) Tina Brooks (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Wilbur Ware (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 2, 1961
tk.1DhyanaMosaic MR4-106
tk.6The Waiting Game-
tk.7Talkin' About-
tk.19David The King-
tk.21One For Myrtle-
tk.22Stranger In Paradise-
* Mosaic MR4-106   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of The Tina Brooks Quintets

Kenny Dorham Sextet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charles Davis (baritone saxophone) 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-

Johnny Coles Quartet

Johnny Coles (trumpet) Kenny Drew (piano) Peck Morrison (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, April 10 & 13, 1961
Room 3Epic LA 16015
Where-
Come Rain Or Come Shine-
Hi-Fly-
Pretty And Strange-
If I Should Lose You-
* Epic LA 16015, BA 17015   The Johnny Coles Quartet - The Warm Sound

Ted Curson Quintet

Ted Curson (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (flute -3,7) Bill Barron (tenor saxophone -1,2,4/6,8,9) Kenny Drew (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Pete La Roca (drums -1,2,4,8,9) Dannie Richmond (drums -3,7) Roy Haynes (drums -5,6)
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, April 11, 1961
1. 18652CaravanOld Town OTLP 2003
2. 18653Nosruc-
3. 18654The Things We Did Last Summer-
4. 18655Dera's Blues-
5. 18656Ahma-
6. 18657Flatted Fifth-
7. 18658Bali H'ai-
8. 18659Antibes-
9. 18660Mr. Teddy-
* Old Town OTLP 2003   Ted Curson - Plenty Of Horn

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 9, 1961
tk.4LandslideBlue Note LT-1051, CDP 7 46544 2, (J) TOCJ-5941/44
tk.8Modal MoodBlue Note 45-1829, BLP 4083, BN-LA393-H2
tk.13Clear The DexBlue Note BLP 4083, BN-LA393-H2
tk.20Soul SisterBlue Note 45-1828, BLP 4083
tk.26SmileBlue Note BLP 4083
tk.28Ernie's TuneBlue Note 45-1829, BLP 4083, BN-LA393-H2
tk.32I Want MoreBlue Note BLP 4083
tk.34The End Of A Love AffairBlue Note BLP 4083, BN-LA393-H2
* Blue Note LT-1051   Dexter Gordon - Landslide
* Blue Note BLP 4083, BST 84083, CDP 7 46544 2   Dexter Gordon - Dexter Calling...
* Blue Note BN-LA393-H2   Dexter Gordon Best Album
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series
* Blue Note 45-1829   Dexter Gordon - Ernie's Tune / Modal Mood
* Blue Note 45-1828   Dexter Gordon - Soul Sister, Part 1&2

Grant Green Quartet

Kenny Drew (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Tucker (bass) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 4, 1961
tk.3Come SunriseBlue Note BLP 4099
tk.11Freedom March-
tk.17Sunday Morning-
tk.19Exodus-
tk.21Tracin' TracyBlue Note 7243 8 52434 2, (J) TOCJ-5941/44
tk.23God Bless The ChildBlue Note BLP 4099
tk.26So What-
* Blue Note BLP 4099, BST 84099, 7243 8 52434 2   Grant Green - Sunday Mornin'
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series

Hagood Hardy Quintet

Ted Curson (trumpet) Hagood Hardy (vibraphone) Kenny Drew (piano) Bill Lee (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, August 14, 1961
Straight, No ChaserJazzline JAZ 33-05
Landscape-
Flatten Fifth-
Infra Rae-
* Jazzline JAZ 33-05   The Hagood Hardy Quintet (not released)

1963

Rene Thomas Sextet

Jacques Pelzer (alto,soprano saxophone, flute -1/6) Charlie Rouse (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Rene Thomas (guitar) Gilbert Rovere (bass) Frankie Dunlop (drums)
Paris, France, March 8, 1963
1.I Remember SonnyBlue Note unknown
2.Theme For Freddy-
3.Theme-
4.Short Bridge-
5.Meeting-
6.B Like Bud-
7.When I Fall In Love-

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Ruud Jacobs (bass) Robert Joseph (drums)
"Jazz Jamboree 1963", Warsaw, Poland, October 26, 1963
Sophisticated LadyPolskie Nagrania Muza (Polish) XL 0193
Rhythm-A-Ning-
* Polskie Nagrania Muza (Polish) XL 0193   Various Artists - Jazz Jamboree 63, Vol. 2

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Wim Overgaauw (guitar -2,3) Ruud Jacobs (bass -1) Robert Joseph (drums)
"Jazz Jamboree 1963", Warsaw, Poland, October 27, 1963
1.CherokeePolskie Nagrania Muza (Polish) XL 0192
2.Body And SoulPolskie Nagrania Muza (Polish) XL 0193
3.Lover Man-
* Polskie Nagrania Muza (Polish) XL 0192   Various Artists - Jazz Jamboree 63, Vol. 1
* Polskie Nagrania Muza (Polish) XL 0193   Various Artists - Jazz Jamboree 63, Vol. 2

1964

Daniel Humair Quartet

Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet) Kenny Drew (piano) Guy Pedersen (bass) Daniel Humair (drums)
Paris, France, May 28, 1964
LesFlat & Sharp PAM 970
Serene-
* Flat & Sharp PAM 970   Daniel Humair - Surrounded 1964-1987

Dexter Gordon Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet -1,2) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Art Taylor (drums) Frank Wolff (producer)
Barclay Studios, Paris, France, June 2, 1964
1. 1387 tk.13Coppin' The HavenBlue Note BLP 4176
2. 1386 tk.17TanyaBlue Note BLP 4176, BN-LA393-H2
3. 1389 tk.20Kong Neptune (King Neptune)Blue Note CDP 7 84176 2
4. 1388 tk.23Darn That DreamBlue Note BLP 4176
* Blue Note BLP 4176, BST 84176, CDP 7 84176 2   Dexter Gordon - One Flight Up
* Blue Note BN-LA393-H2   Dexter Gordon Best Album

1965

Ben Webster Quartet

Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, January 30, 1965
Blues For HerlufPolydor (Eu) 2310 061
My Romance-
Stormy Weather-
That's All-
Our Love Is Here To Stay-
Londonderry Air-
Mack The Knife-
I Can't Get Started-
The Theme-
Friskin' The Frog-
Teach Me Tonight-
* Polydor (Eu) 2310 061   Ben Webster - Stormy Weather

Ben Webster Quartet

Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums): same personnel
Copenhagen, Denmark, January 31, 1965
PerdidoBlack Lion (G) BLCD 760125
Yesterdays-
I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter-
Set Call-
Sunday-
That's All-
Gone With The Wind-
Over The Rainbow-
Indiana-
Misty-
Set Call-
* Black Lion (G) BLCD 760125   Ben Webster - Gone With The Wind

Ben Webster Quartet

Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums): same personnel
Copenhagen, Denmark, March 4, 1965
Pennies From HeavenCentury/Vantage (J) CEJC00105
Blues In B-Flat-
My Romance-
In A Mellow Tone-
How Long Has This Been Going On-
Sunday-
* Century/Vantage (J) CEJC00105   Ben Webster/Kenny Drew - My Romance: Live In Denmark

Stuff Smith Quartet

Stuff Smith (violin) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, March 18, 1965
Skip ItStoryville (D) SLP 4142
Girl From Ipanema-
Tenderly-
Take The "A" Train-
Bungle Blues-
I Can't Get Started-
Mack The Knife-
Blues For Timme-
Old Stinkin' Blues-
* Storyville (D) SLP 4142   Stuff Smith - Live At Montmartre

Stuff Smith Quartet

Stuff Smith (violin) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums): same personnel
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, March 23, 1965
37299Bungle Blues (Bugle Blues)Storyville (D) SLP 4087; EmArcy MGE 26008
37300Only Time Will Tell-
37301Old Stinkin' Blues-
37302Mack The Knife-
37303C Jam Blues-
37304One O'Clock Jump-
37305My Blue Heaven-
37306Blues For Timme-
37307Take The "A" Train-
* Storyville (D) SLP 4087   Stuff Smith - Swingin' Stuff
* EmArcy MGE 26008, SRE 66008   Stuff Smith - Swingin' Stuff

Alex Riel Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, spring 1965
All BluesFona (D) PWS 111
Yesterdays-
Django-
Work Song-
In A Way-
* Fona (D) PWS 111   Alex Riel Trio

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, June 24, 1965
There'll Never Be Another YouSteepleChase (D) SCCD 36032
Introduction By Dexter Gordon-
Come Rain Or Come Shine-
Introduction By Dexter Gordon-
I Should Care-
Introduction By Dexter Gordon-
Loose Walk-
* SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36032   Dexter Gordon - Loose Walk

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums): same personnel
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 8, 1965
Take The "A" TrainSteepleChase (D) SCCD 36033
Shiny Stockings-
Misty-
Cheese Cake-
* SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36033   Dexter Gordon - Misty

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums): same personnel
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, August 5, 1965
HeartachesSteepleChase (D) SCCD 36034
Devilette-
You've Changed-
Introduction-
So What (incomplete)-
* SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36034   Dexter Gordon - Heartaches

Dexter Gordon Quartet With Donald Byrd

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, August 19, 1965
LadybirdSteepleChase (D) SCCD 36035
So What-
Who Can I Turn To-
Blues By Five (incomplete)-
* SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36035   Dexter Gordon - Ladybird

Ben Webster Quartet

Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, September 5, 1965
Autumn LeavesPolydor (G) 623 209
Stardust-
What's New-
Easy To Love-
Yesterdays-
Bluelight-
My Romance-
The Days Of Wine And Roses-
* Polydor (G) 623 209   Ben Webster - Atmosphere For Lovers And Thieves

Booker Ervin Quartet

Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alan Dawson (drums)
"Berlin Jazz Festival", Berlin, West Germany, October 29, 1965
Blues For YouEnja (G) 2054
* Enja (G) 2054, ENJ 2054-2   Lament For Booker Ervin

Sonny Rollins Quintet

Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Kenny Drew (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
broadcast, Berlin, West Germany, October 30, 1965
OleoUnique Jazz UJ 29; Bandstand (It) BDLP 1502; Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88645
Sonny's Blues-
I Can't Get Startedunissued
* Unique Jazz UJ 29   Sonny Rollins Quintet In Europe
* Bandstand (It) BDLP 1502   Sonny Rollins - European Concerts
* Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88645   Sonny Rollins-Don Cherry Quartet - Complete 1963 Stuttgart Concert

Dexter Gordon Quintet

Albert Mangelsdorff (trombone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Peter Truk (bass) Cees See (drums)
Berlin, West Germany, October 31, 1965
DigMusica Jazz (It) 2MJP 1081
* Musica Jazz (It) 2MJP 1081   Dexter Gordon

1966

Dexter Gordon Quartet With Pony Poindexter

Pony Poindexter (alto saxophone, vocals) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Makaya Ntshoko (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, January 6, 1966
Stella By StarlightSteepleChase (D) SCCD 36036
Introduction-
Satin Doll-
Introduction-
Round About Midnight-
Introduction-
Sonnymoon For Two (incomplete)-
* SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36036   Dexter Gordon - Stella By Starlight

Brew Moore Quartet

Brew Moore (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Makaya Ntshoko (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, February 17, 1966
Gene's BluesSteepleChase (D) SCCD 36037
Introduction-
I Should Care-
Introduction-
Donna Lee-
Introduction-
Zonky-
* SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36037   Brew Moore - Zonky

Bjarne Rostvold Quintet/Quartet/Trio

Allan Botschinsky (trumpet, flugelhorn) Ray Pitts (tenor saxophone, flute) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Bjarne Rostvold (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, June, 1966
Folk MusicOdeon (D) MOEK 9
Ill Wind-
Coppin' The Haven-
Wampoo-
Suddenly It's Spring-
Venusian Blue-
* Odeon (D) MOEK 9   Bjarne Rostvold 5, 4 & 3 - Switch

The Violin Summit

Svend Asmussen, Stephane Grappelli, Jean-Luc Ponty, Stuff Smith (violin) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
live in Basel, Switzerland, September 30, 1966
Summit SoulSABA (G) SB 15099
Pentup House-
Timmie's Blues-
It Don't Mean A Thing-
Pennies From Heaven-
Only Time Will Tell-
Hot Toddy-
* SABA (G) SB 15099; MPS (G) MPS 15099; MPS/BASF (G) CRM 626, 21 20626-2; Prestige PR 7631   Various Artists - The Violin Summit

Karin Krog

Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Jon Christensen (drums) Karin Krog (vocals)
Oslo, Norway, November 11, 1966
Old FolksBreak Time (J) BRJ-4052
I Got Your Number-
Baby, Won't You Please Come Home-
* Break Time (J) BRJ-4052   Jazz Moments With Karin Krog

Karin Krog

Jan Garbarek (tenor saxophone -1,3) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Jon Christensen (drums) Karin Krog (vocals)
Oslo, Norway, November 12, 1966
1.All Of YouBreak Time (J) BRJ-4052
2.Just In Time-
3.Dearly Beloved-
4.Glad To Be Unhappy-
5.I Can't Get Started-
6.Body And Soul-
* Break Time (J) BRJ-4052   Jazz Moments With Karin Krog

Karin Krog

Jan Garbarek (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Jon Christensen (drums) Karin Krog (vocals)
Copenhagen, Denmark, 1966
I Got Your NumberBreak Time (J) BRJ-4052
Old Folks-
All Of You-
Baby, Won't You Please Come Home-
Glad To Be Unhappy-
Dearly Beloved-
I Can't Get Stated-
Just In Time-
Body And Soul-
* Break Time (J) BRJ-4052   Jazz Moments With Karin Krog

Kenny Drew - Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen Duo

Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass)
Copenhagen, Denmark, 1966
Everything I LoveStoryville (D) STCD 8274
Ode To Mariann-
Willow Weep For Me-
Swingin' Till The Girls Come Home-
* Storyville (D) STCD 8274   Kenny Drew - Solo-Duo

1967

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, March 30 & 31, 1967
The Man I LovePolydor (E) 583 734
Hush-A-Bye-
Blues For Harvey-
The Masquerade Is Over-
Sophisticated Lady-
Wee-
same session
Rhythm-A-NingBlack Lion (E) BLP 30134
Old Folks-
Wee-
You Leave Me Breathless-
Leave Me Alone Blues-
same session
All The Things You AreTrio (J) PA-9737
A Night In Tunisia-
Edacity Like You-
Indiana-
Rhythm-A-Ning-
* Polydor (E) 583 734   Johnny Griffin - The Man I Love
* Black Lion (E) BLP 30134   Johnny Griffin - You Leave Me Breathless
* Trio (J) PA-9737   Johnny Griffin - A Night In Tunisia

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Bo Stief (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, June 29, 1967
The SquirrelBlue Note 7243 8 57302 2
Cheese Cake-
You've Changed-
Sonnymoon For Two-
* Blue Note 7243 8 57302 2   Dexter Gordon - The Squirrel

Ben Webster Quartet

Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
Pori, Finland, July 14, 1967, March 6, 1968
My RomanceStoryville (D) SLP 4118
Willow Weep For Me-
* Storyville (D) SLP 4118   Ben Webster Plays Ballads

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 20, 1967
Sonnymoon For TwoBlack Lion (E) BLP 30102
For All We Know-
Devilette-
Doxy-
Like Someone In Love-
Body And Soul-
There Will Never Be Another YouBlack Lion (E) BLP 30157
Blues Walk-
Come Rain Or Come Shine-
Misty-
* Black Lion (E) BLP 30102   Dexter Gordon - The Montmartre Collection, Vol. 1
* Black Lion (E) BLP 30157   Dexter Gordon - The Montmartre Collection, Vol. 2

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Albert Heath (drums): same personnel
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 21, 1967
Introduction By Dexter Gordonda music (G) CD 877649-2
But Not For MeBlack Lion (J) 27JDB-150/51
Take The "A" TrainBlack Lion (E) BLP 30157
For All We Know (alt. take)da music (G) CD 877649-2
Blues Walk (alt. take)-
I Guess I'll Have To Hang My Tears Out To Dry-
Love For Sale-
* Black Lion (J) 27JDB-150/51   Dexter Gordon - The Montmartre Collection
* Black Lion (E) BLP 30157   Dexter Gordon - The Montmartre Collection, Vol. 2
* da music (G) CD 877649-2   Dexter Gordon - Take The "A" Train

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Albert Heath (drums): same personnel
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 21 or 20, 1967
I Should CareJazz Colours (G) 874727-2
Darn That Dream-
Now's The Time-
Satin Doll-
What's New-
* Jazz Colours (G) 874727-2   Dexter Gordon - Live! At The Jazzhus Montmartre

1968 (age 40)

Coleman Hawkins Quartet

Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, February 13, 1968
Lover ManStoryville (D) SLP 4112
Sweet Georgia Brown-
* Storyville (D) SLP 4112   Coleman Hawkins - Master Of Jazz, Vol. 12

Ben Webster And His Orchestra

Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) unidentified orchestra
Copenhagen, Denmark, April 18, 1968
GreensleevesStoryville (D) SLP 4118
* Storyville (D) SLP 4118   Ben Webster Plays Ballads

Ben Webster And His Orchestra

Palle Bolvig, Allan Botschinsky, Perry Knudsen, Palle Mikkelborg (trumpet) Per Espersen, Ole Kurt Jensen, Torolf Molgaard, Axel Windfeld (trombone) Dexter Gordon, Uffe Karskov, Bent Nielsen, Sahib Shihab, Jesper Thilo, Ben Webster (reeds) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Albert Heath (drums) 16 strings (-3,4) Ray Pitts (arranger) Niels Jorgen Steen (arranger, conductor)
Copenhagen, Denmark, middle 1968
1.Stompy JonesStoryville (D) SLP 4105
2.Cottontail-
3.Goin' Home-
4.Come Sunday-
* Storyville (D) SLP 4105   Ben Webster - Master Of Jazz, Vol. 5

Ben Webster Quartet

Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, middle 1968
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home ToStoryville (D) SLP 4105
* Storyville (D) SLP 4105   Ben Webster - Master Of Jazz, Vol. 5

Dexter Gordon Quintet

Benny Bailey (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
Bologna, Italy, August 31, 1968
In Your Own Sweet WayMusica Jazz (It) 2MJP 1081
* Musica Jazz (It) 2MJP 1081   Dexter Gordon

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, September 6, 1968
Sonnymoon For Two (long version)Moon (It) MLP 015-1
Albert Heath as Al Heith (drums) replaces Heath
FourMoon (It) MCD 037-2
Naima-
same session
Three Little WordsMoon (It) MCD 038-2
St. Thomas-
Sonny Moon For Two-
Medley-
When Lights Are Low-
* Moon (It) MLP 015-1, MCD 015-2   Sonny Rollins - Sonnymoon For Two
* Moon (It) MCD 037-2   Sonny Rollins - In Denmark 1
* Moon (It) MCD 038-2   Sonny Rollins - In Denmark 2

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
Continental, 1968
Soy CalifaMoon (It) MCD 059-2
* Moon (It) MCD 059-2   Dexter Gordon - Those Were The Days

1969

Dexter Gordon - Slide Hampton Sextet

Dizzy Reece (trumpet -1/4,6) Slide Hampton (trombone -1/4,6) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, March 10, 1969
1.My BluesMPS (G) MPS 15230
2.You Don't Know What Love Is-
3.A New Thing-
4.What's New-
5.The Shadow Of Your Smile-
6.A Day In Vienna-
* MPS (G) MPS 15230; MPS/BASF (G) CRM 698, 21 20698-1; Pausa PR 7058   Dexter Gordon And Slide Hampton - A Day In Copenhagen
= Prestige PR 7763   Dexter Gordon - A Day In Copenhagen

Montmartre Jam Session

Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone -2) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Jimmy Hopps (drums -1) Makaya Ntshoko (drums -2)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 28, 1969
1.Half NelsonGoony (J) GN-089
2.Sunday / Sonnymoon For Two-
* Goony (J) GN-089   Lee Konitz - Montmartre 1969

Ben Webster Quintet

Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew, Frans Wieringa (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Makaya Ntshoko or Donald McKyre (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, October 29, 1969
John Brown's BodyEMI-Odeon OP 80116; Prestige PR 24031
Work Song-
The Preacher-
Straight, No Chaser-
* EMI-Odeon OP 80116   Ben Webster - Blow Ben Blow
* Prestige PR 24031   Ben Webster At Work In Europe

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Makaya Ntshoko (drums)
Continental, 1969
Those Were The DaysMoon (It) MCD 059-2
Fried Bananas-
* Moon (It) MCD 059-2   Dexter Gordon - Those Were The Days

1970

Karin Krog With Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone, vocals) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Espen Rud (drums) Karin Krog (vocals)
Oslo, Norway, May 10, 1970
Some Other SpringSonet (Swd) SLP 1407
Some Other Spring (alt. take)Sonet (J) J33J-20211
Blue MonkSonet (Swd) SLP 1407
Blue Monk (alt. take)Sonet (J) J33J-20211
How InsensitiveSonet (Swd) SLP 1407
Blue Eyes-
Jelly, Jelly-
Tribute To Jimmy Scott-
I Wish I Knew-
Everybody's Somebody's Fool-
Shiny Stockings-
Shiny Stockings (alt. take)Sonet (J) J33J-20211
* Sonet (Swd) SLP 1407   Karin Krog/Dexter Gordon - Some Other Spring
* Sonet (J) J33J-20211   Karin Krog/Dexter Gordon - Blues And Ballads

1971

Sahib Shihab Quartet

Sahib Shihab (soprano,baritone saxophone, alto flute) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Jimmy Hopps (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, March, 1971
Ma'neeStoryville (D) SLP 1008
The Call-
Rue Da La Harpe-
Sentiments-
From Me To You-
Extase-
Companionship-
* Storyville (D) SLP 1008   Sahib Shihab - Sentiments

Ray Nance Quartet

Ray Nance (trumpet, violin, vocals) Kenny Drew (piano) Ron Mathewson (bass) Daniel Humair (drums)
MPS-Studio, Villingen, Black Forest, West Germany, November, 1971
He Huffed 'N' PuffedMPS/BASF (G) 21 21280-7
Some Of These Days-
I Can't Get Started-
Struttin' With Some Barbecue-
Wild Child-
Tangerine-
Russian Lullaby-
* MPS/BASF (G) 21 21280-7   Ray Nance - Huffin' 'N' Puffin'

Dexter Gordon Quintet

Red Rodney (trumpet -2) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) unknown (drums)
Continental, 1971
1.The Rainbow PeopleMoon (It) MCD 059-2
2.Buzzy-
* Moon (It) MCD 059-2   Dexter Gordon - Those Were The Days

1972

Ben Webster Quintet

Clark Terry (trumpet, vocals) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Bobby Brooks (drums)
Ahus, Sweden, July 13, 1972
Satin DollStoryville (D) STCD 8320
Things Ain't What They Used To Be-
* Storyville (D) STCD 8320   Ben Webster Plays Duke Ellington

The Great Pescara Jam Sessions

Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Bobby Jones, Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Roy Brooks (drums)
"Pescara Jazz Festival", Pescara, Italy, July 29 or 30, 1972
For All We KnowPort's Song (It) CD L1003
Sophisticated Lady / I Can't Get Started-
Blues In The Closet-
The Days Of Wine And Roses-
* Port's Song (It) CD L1003   Various Artists - After Hours: The Great Pescara Jam Sessions

Jackie McLean Quartet

Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Bo Stief (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, August 5, 1972
SmileSteepleChase (D) SCS 1001
Das Dat-
Parker's Mood-
ConfirmationSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31001
ClosingSteepleChase (D) SCS 1001
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1001, SCCD 31001   Jackie McLean - Live At Montmartre

Ben Webster - Dexter Gordon Quintet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone -1,2,5,6) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone -2/4,6) Kenny Drew (piano) Bo Stief (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Baden, Switzerland, November 11, 1972
1.Some Other BluesTCB (Swi) 02102
2.In A Mellotone-
3.Blues In F-
4.Sunday-
5.Didn't We-
6.Perdido-
* TCB (Swi) 02102   Ben Webster/Dexter Gordon - Baden 1972: Swiss Radio Days Jazz Series, Vol. 10

1973

Kenny Drew - Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen Duo +

Kenny Drew (piano -1,2,4/11) Ole Molin (guitar -7) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass -1,3/11)
Wifoss Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark, April 2, 1973
1.I Skovens Dybe Stille Ro (In The Still Of The Woods)SteepleChase (D) SCS 1002
2.Come Summer-
3.Lullaby-
4.Kristine-
5.Serenity-
6.Det Var En Lordag Aften (Once A Saturday Night)-
7.Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans-
8.Wave-
9.Duo Trip-
10.Hush-A-Bye-
11.I Skovens Dybe Stille Ro (In The Still Of The Woods) (alt. take)SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31002
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1002, SCCD 31002   Kenny Drew/Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen - DUO

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone -4,5,7,10) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Humberto Canto (congas)
Paris, France, April 13, 1973
1.Stella By StarlightAmerica (F) 30 AM 6133; Prestige PR 24047
2.I Waited For You-
3.Girl Of My Dreams-
4.Fiesta-
5.Mo-Jo-
6.Serenity-
7.MantecaAmerica (F) 30 AM 6135; Prestige PR 24047
8.Alone Together-
9.Brother 'K'-
10.Wheatleigh Hall-
* America (F) 30 AM 6133   Dizzy Gillespie - The Giant
* Prestige PR 24047   Dizzy Gillespie - The Giant
* America (F) 30 AM 6135   Dizzy Gillespie - The Source

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Johnny Vinding (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 4, 1973
That Party UpstairsSteepleChase (D) SCS 1004
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1004, SCCD 31004   Johnny Griffin - Blues For Harvey

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Johnny Vinding (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums): same personnel
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 5, 1973
Alone AgainSteepleChase (D) SCS 1004
Sound Track BluesSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31004
The Theme-
Soft And FurrySteepleChase (D) SCS 1004
Blues For Harvey-
Rhythm-A-Ning / Theme-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1004, SCCD 31004   Johnny Griffin - Blues For Harvey

Jackie McLean Quartet

Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
2F, Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 18, 1973
Jack's TuneSteepleChase (D) SCS 1013
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1013, SCCD 31013   Jackie McLean - A Ghetto Lullaby

Jackie McLean Quartet

Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums): same personnel
2F, Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 19, 1973
Mode For Jay MacSteepleChase (D) SCS 1013
Where Is Love-
Callin'-
A Ghetto Lullaby-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1013, SCCD 31013   Jackie McLean - A Ghetto Lullaby

Jackie McLean - Dexter Gordon Quintet

Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 20, 1973
Introduction By Jackie McLeanSteepleChase (D) SCS 1006
All Clean-
Half NelsonSteepleChase (D) SCS 1020
I Can't Get Started-
On The TrailSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31020, SCCD 37001/2
The Theme-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1006, SCCD 31006   Jackie McLean Featuring Dexter Gordon, Vol. 1 - The Meeting
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37001/2   Jackie McLean/Dexter Gordon - Montmartre Summit 1973
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1020, SCCD 31020   Jackie McLean Feat. Dexter Gordon, Vol. 2 - The Source
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37001/2   Jackie McLean/Dexter Gordon - Montmartre Summit 1973

Jackie McLean - Dexter Gordon Quintet

Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums): same personnel
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 21, 1973
Rue De La HarpeSteepleChase (D) SCS 1006
Callin'SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31006, SCCD 37001/2
SunsetSteepleChase (D) SCS 1006
On The Trail-
Another Hair-DoSteepleChase (D) SCS 1020
Dexter Digs In-
The Theme-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1006, SCCD 31006   Jackie McLean Featuring Dexter Gordon, Vol. 1 - The Meeting
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37001/2   Jackie McLean/Dexter Gordon - Montmartre Summit 1973
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1020, SCCD 31020   Jackie McLean Feat. Dexter Gordon, Vol. 2 - The Source
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37001/2   Jackie McLean/Dexter Gordon - Montmartre Summit 1973

Kenny Drew Solo

Kenny Drew (piano)
Copenhagen, Denmark, October 1, 1973
FlamingoSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31007
Fingering-
I Can't Get StartedSteepleChase (D) SCS 1007
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1007, SCCD 31007   Kenny Drew - Everything I Love

Kenny Drew Solo

Kenny Drew (electric piano)
Copenhagen, Denmark, November 1, 1973
Blues For NilsSteepleChase (D) SCS 1976/77
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1976/77   Kenny Drew - The 1976 SteepleChase Artist

Kenny Drew Solo

Kenny Drew (electric piano): same personnel
Copenhagen, Denmark, November 8, 1973
SunsetSteepleChase (D) SCS 1976/77
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1976/77   Kenny Drew - The 1976 SteepleChase Artist

Kenny Drew Solo

Kenny Drew (piano)
Copenhagen, Denmark, November 13, 1973
SunsetSteepleChase (D) SCS 1007
Yesterdays-
Fall-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1007, SCCD 31007   Kenny Drew - Everything I Love

Kenny Drew Solo

Kenny Drew (piano): same personnel
Copenhagen, Denmark, November 14, 1973
Portrait Of MariannSteepleChase (D) SCS 1007
Don't Explain-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1007, SCCD 31007   Kenny Drew - Everything I Love

Kenny Drew Solo

Kenny Drew (piano): same personnel
Copenhagen, Denmark, December 31, 1973
Blues For NilsSteepleChase (D) SCS 1007
Everything I Love-
Winter Flower-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1007, SCCD 31007   Kenny Drew - Everything I Love

1974

Ken McIntyre Quartet

Ken McIntyre (alto saxophone, flute, oboe, bass clarinet, bassoon) Kenny Drew (piano) Bo Stief (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, January 13, 1974
BootsieSteepleChase (D) SCS 1014
Lush Life-
Mercedes-
Body And Soul-
Airebil-
Naima-
Round About Midnight-
Sonnymoon For Two-
Body And Soul (take 1)SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31014
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1014, SCCD 31014   Ken McIntyre - Hindsight

Kenny Drew - Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen Duo

Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass)
Copenhagen, Denmark, February 11, 1974
Jeg Gik Mig Over So Og LandSteepleChase (D) SCS 1010
A Child Is Born-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1010, SCCD 31010   Kenny Drew/Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen - DUO 2

Kenny Drew - Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen Duo

Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass): same personnel
Copenhagen, Denmark, February 12, 1974
LargoSteepleChase (D) SCS 1010
My Little Suede Shoes-
Trubbel-
Bluesology-
That's AllSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31010
You Don't Know What Love Is-
Viking's BluesSteepleChase (D) SCS 1010
It Might As Well Be Spring-
My Shining Hour-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1010, SCCD 31010   Kenny Drew/Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen - DUO 2

Gene Ammons Septet

Nat Adderley (cornet) Gary Bartz (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Louis Hayes (drums) Ray Barretto (congas)
NYC, March 18, 1974
JeanninePrestige P 10093
Alone Again (Naturally)-
Out In The Sticks-
* Prestige P 10093; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1081-2   Gene Ammons - Goodbye

Gene Ammons Septet

Nat Adderley (cornet) Gary Bartz (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Louis Hayes (drums) Ray Barretto (congas): same personnel
NYC, March 19, 1974
Geru's BluesPrestige P 10093
It Don't Mean A Thing-
* Prestige P 10093; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1081-2   Gene Ammons - Goodbye

Gene Ammons Sextet

Nat Adderley (cornet) Gary Bartz (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
NYC, March 20, 1974
GoodbyePrestige P 10093
* Prestige P 10093; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1081-2   Gene Ammons - Goodbye

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, May 21, 1974
Run AwaySteepleChase (D) SCS 1016
Dark Beauty-
All Blues-
A FelicidadeSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31016, SCCD 37011/12
Love LettersSteepleChase (D) SCS 1016
Stranger In ParadiseSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31016, SCCD 37011/12
Free FlightSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31034, SCCD 37011/12
Run Away-
Stranger In ParadiseSteepleChase (D) SCS 1034
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1016, SCCD 31016   Kenny Drew Trio - Dark Beauty
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37011/12   Kenny Drew - Dark And Beautiful
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1034, SCCD 31034   Kenny Drew Trio - If You Could See Me Now
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37011/12   Kenny Drew - Dark And Beautiful

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Albert Heath (drums): same personnel
Copenhagen, Denmark, May 22, 1974
SummernightSteepleChase (D) SCS 1016
It Could Happen To You-
Silk Bossa-
Blues Inn-
In Your Own Sweet WaySteepleChase (D) SCCD 31016, SCCD 37011/12
-SteepleChase (D) SCS 1034
If You Could See Me Now-
All Souls Here-
I'm Old Fashioned-
SummernightSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31034, SCCD 37011/12
Prelude To A KissSteepleChase (D) SCS 1034
This Is The Moment-
Oleo-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1016, SCCD 31016   Kenny Drew Trio - Dark Beauty
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37011/12   Kenny Drew - Dark And Beautiful
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1034, SCCD 31034   Kenny Drew Trio - If You Could See Me Now
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37011/12   Kenny Drew - Dark And Beautiful

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, May 24, 1974
Some Other BluesSteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17
--
Strollin'-
Mr. P.C.-
--
Days Of Wine And Roses-
There'll Never Be Another You-
* SteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17   Dexter Gordon - The Complete Trio And Quartet Studio Recordings 1974-76

Kenny Drew - Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen Duo

Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass)
"Het Hoogt", Utrecht, Holland, June 8, 1974
In Your Own Sweet WaySteepleChase (D) SCS 1031
My Little Suede Shoes-
You Don't Know What Love IsSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31031
My Shining HourSteepleChase (D) SCS 1031
Viking's Blues-
Oleo-
Do You Know What It Means To Miss New OrleansSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31031
SerenitySteepleChase (D) SCS 1031
All BluesSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31031
TrubbelSteepleChase (D) SCS 1031
There Is No Greater Love-
OleoSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31031
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1031, SCCD 31031   Kenny Drew/Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen - DUO Live In Concert

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, September 8, 1974
The ApartmentSteepleChase (D) SCS 1025
Wee Dot-
Strollin'-
Candlelight Lady-
StablematesSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31025, SCCD 30010/17
AntabusSteepleChase (D) SCS 1025
The ApartmentSteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17
--
Candlelight Lady-
--
Antabus-
--
Wee Dot-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1025, SCCD 31025   Dexter Gordon Quartet - The Apartment
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17   Dexter Gordon - The Complete Trio And Quartet Studio Recordings 1974-76

1975

Chet Baker Quartet

Chet Baker (trumpet) Kenny Drew (piano) Larry Ridley (bass) David Lee (drums)
"Festival Di Pescara", Pescara, Italy, July 14, 1975
My Funny ValentinePhilology (It) W 30.2
MilestonesPhilology (It) W 100/101
* Philology (It) W 100/101   Various Artists - It Happened In Pescara 1969-1989
* Philology (It) W 30.2   Chet Baker - Seven Faces Of Valentine

Chet Baker Quartet

Chet Baker (trumpet) Kenny Drew (piano) Larry Ridley (bass) David Lee (drums): same personnel
Stadio Cominale, Pescara, Italy, July 14, 1975
Mr. B (For Minors Only)Philology (It) W 81.2
* Philology (It) W 81.2   Chet Baker - In Italy Unissued 1975-1988

Chet Baker Quintet

Chet Baker (trumpet) Bob Mover (alto saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Larry Ridley (bass) David Lee (drums)
live in Nice, France, July 24, 1975
There Will Never Be Another YouEsoldun (F) FC 123
* Esoldun (F) FC 123   Chet Baker - Live In Paris 1960-63, Live In Nice 1975

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone, vocals) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
"Jazz Festival", Zurich, Switzerland, August 23, 1975
Tenor MadnessSteepleChase (D) SCS 1050
Wave-
You've Changed-
The Days Of Wine And Roses-
Sticky WicketSteepleChase (D) SCS 1090
Rhythm-A-Ning / The ThemeSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31090
Montmartre / The ThemeSteepleChase (D) SCS 1090
Didn't WeSteepleChase (D) SCS 1110
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1050, SCCD 31050   Dexter Gordon Quartet - Swiss Nights, Vol. 1
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1090, SCCD 31090   Dexter Gordon Quartet - Swiss Nights, Vol. 2
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1110, SCCD 31110   Dexter Gordon Quartet - Swiss Nights, Vol. 3

Dexter Gordon Quartet +

Joe Newman (trumpet -9,10) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone, vocals) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
"Jazz Festival", Zurich, Switzerland, August 24, 1975
1.The PantherSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31050
2.Montmartre / The Theme-
3.The ThemeSteepleChase (D) SCS 1050
4.There Is No Greater LoveSteepleChase (D) SCS 1090
5.WaveSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31090
6.Darn That DreamSteepleChase (D) SCS 1090
7.IntroductionSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31110
8.Tenor Madness-
9.Jelly, Jelly, JellySteepleChase (D) SCS 1110
10.The Days Of Wine And RosesSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31110
11.Sophisticated LadySteepleChase (D) SCS 1110
12.Rhythm-A-Ning / Theme-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1050, SCCD 31050   Dexter Gordon Quartet - Swiss Nights, Vol. 1
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1090, SCCD 31090   Dexter Gordon Quartet - Swiss Nights, Vol. 2
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1110, SCCD 31110   Dexter Gordon Quartet - Swiss Nights, Vol. 3

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Philip Catherine (guitar) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass)
Copenhagen, Denmark, September 8, 1975
An Evening In The ParkSteepleChase (D) SCS 1048
Autumn Leaves-
Bossa MoodSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31048
Poor Brother's Blues-
MorningSteepleChase (D) SCS 1048
Isn't It Romantic-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1048, SCCD 31048   Kenny Drew Trio - Morning

Ken McIntyre Quartet

Ken McIntyre (alto saxophone, flute, oboe, bass clarinet, bassoon) Kenny Drew (piano) Buster Williams (bass) Andrei Strobert (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, November 19, 1975
Sister PreciousSteepleChase (D) SCS 1049
Don't I-
Daybreak-
Puunti-
Open Horizon-
Jawne-
Sendai-
Bee Pod-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1049, SCCD 31049   Ken McIntyre - Open Horizon

1976

Harry "Sweets" Edison - Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Sextet

Harry Edison (trumpet) John Darville (trombone -5,6) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Hugo Rasmussen (bass) Svend-Erik Norregaard (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, July 6, 1976
1.Opus FunkStoryville (D) SLP 4025
2.You Are Too Beautiful-
3.Candy-
4.There Is No Greater Love-
5.Robbins' Nest-
6.C Jam Blues-
* Storyville (D) SLP 4025   Harry "Sweets" Edison/Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis - Opus Funk, Vol. 2

1977

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Philip Catherine (guitar) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass)
"SWF Session", Kaiserlautern, West Germany, February 3, 1977
DjangoSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31106
Here's That Rainy DaySteepleChase (D) SCS 1106
SunsetSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31106
Twice A WeekSteepleChase (D) SCS 1106
Blues In The Closet-
On Green Dolphin Street-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1106, SCCD 31106   Kenny Drew/Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen/Philip Catherine - In Concert

Kenny Drew Quintet

Thad Jones (flugelhorn, cornet) Bob Berg (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) George Mraz (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
NYC, February 6, 1977
YesterdaysSteepleChase (D) SCS 1077
Only You-
Precious Lady-
All Your Words-
Bossa Mood-
Lite Flite-
Precious Lady (take 3)SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31077
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1077, SCCD 31077   Kenny Drew Quintet - Lite Flite

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) David Friesen (bass) Clifford Jarvis (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, August 23, 1977
Bass-MentSteepleChase (D) SCS 1129
Ruby, My Dear-
Gentle Rain-
Ending-
Sunspots-
No Slippin'SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31129
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1129, SCCD 31129   Kenny Drew Trio - Ruby, My Dear

1978 (age 50)

Kenny Drew Trio With Svend Asmussen

Svend Asmussen (violin, cello) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, February 12 & 17, 1978
Donna LeeAlfa Jazz (J) 25R2-15
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life-
Golgatha-
Careless Love-
Django-
A Pretty Girl-
Everything In The Park-
Bridgetown Baby-
Hush-A-Bye-
* Alfa Jazz (J) 25R2-15   Kenny Drew/Svend Asmussen - Hush-A-Bye

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Pawel Jarzebski (bass) Janusz Stefanski (percussion)
Warsaw, Poland, June 9, 1978
YesterdaysPoli Jazz (Polish) Z SX 0695
Blues For Nils-
Sunset-
Work Song-
Kalisz Blues-
* Poli Jazz (Polish) Z SX 0695   Kenny Drew

Kenny Drew Trio With Zoot Sims

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
live in Copenhagen, Denmark, August 4, 1978
Flower WaltzCentury/Stash (J) CEJC00109
Groovin' High-
Come Rain Or Come Shine-
Fred-
I Wonder (Where Our Love Has Gone)-
In A Mellow Tone-
I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)-
Caravan-
* Century/Stash (J) CEJC00109   Zoot Sims And Kenny Drew Trio - Live In Denmark

Kenny Drew Trio With Clark Terry

Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn, vocals) Kenny Drew (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, August 21, 1978
Funk Dunplin'sAlfa Jazz (J) 25R2-16
Serenity-
Brushes And Brass-
Beautiful-
Snavset Blues-
Bayside Cookout-
Somebody Done Stole My Blues-
A Child Is Born-
Silly Samba-
* Alfa Jazz (J) 25R2-16   Kenny Drew/Clark Terry - Serenity

Kenny Drew Trio With Zoot Sims

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
"Jazzhouse Slukefter", Copenhagen, Denmark, August 24, 1978
Groovin' HighStoryville (D) STCD 8244
Too Close For ComfortStoryville (D) STCD 8244; Mobile Fidelity UDCD 1-694
All The Things You Are-
In The Middle Of A Kiss-
I'll Remember April-
It's All Right With Me-
The Very Thought Of YouStoryville (D) STCD 8244
Blue Hodge-
Morning FunStoryville (D) STCD 8244; Mobile Fidelity UDCD 1-694
I Wonder Where Our Love Has GoneMobile Fidelity UDCD 1-694
In A Mellotone-
I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good-
Caravan-
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise-
* Storyville (D) STCD 8244   Zoot Sims In Copenhagen
* Mobile Fidelity UDCD 1-694   Zoot Sims With The Kenny Drew Trio - Zoot Sims In Copenhagen

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass -1/7) Frank Butler (drums -1/7)
Los Angeles, CA, October 15, 1978
1.Work SongXanadu 166
2.Prelude To A Kiss-
3.West Of Eden-
4.It Could Happen To You-
5.Only You-
6.Three And Four Blues-
7.Ending-
8.YesterdaysXanadu 171, (J) BRJ 4551
* Xanadu 166, (J) BRJ 4551   Kenny Drew - Home Is Where The Soul Is
* Xanadu 171   Dolo Coker/Kenny Drew/Barry Harris/Duke Jordan/Lou Levy/Jimmy Rowles/Mickey Tucker/Cedar Walton - The Piano Players

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Frank Butler (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 16, 1978
For SureXanadu 167
Mariette-
Arrival-
Blues Wail-
Dark Beauty-
Context-
* Xanadu 167   Kenny Drew - For Sure!

Kenny Drew Solo

Kenny Drew (piano)
Copenhagen, Denmark, December 15, 1978
YesterdaysStoryville (D) STCD 8274
Blues For Nils-
A Simple Need-
Whisper Not-
* Storyville (D) STCD 8274   Kenny Drew - Solo-Duo

1980

Warne Marsh And Kenny Drew Trio

Warne Marsh (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Bo Stief (bass -1/4,6/11) Aage Tanggaard (drums -1/4,6/11) Toshiya Taenaka (producer)
"radio broadcast", Danish Radio, Studio 11, Copenhagen, Denmark, April 21, 1980
1.This One's For Lester (I Got A Good One For You)Venus (J) TKCZ-79037
2.Sophisticated Lady-
3.On Green Dolphin Street (take 2)-
4.Sippin' At Bells-
5.Everytime We Say Goodbye-
6.Little Willie LeapsStoryville (D) STCD 8277, 101 8514
7.Easy To LoveVenus (J) TKCZ-79037
8.Of Love And Things (Body And Soul)-
9.Ornithology-
10.Star Eyes-
11.Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise (take 2)-
* Venus (J) TKCZ-79037   Warne Marsh And Kenny Drew Trio - Ornithology
= Storyville (D) STCD 8277   Warne Marsh And Kenny Drew Trio - I Got A Good One For You
= Storyville (D) 101 8514   Warne Marsh And Kenny Drew - In Copenhagen

Benny Carter Quartet

Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Jesper Lundgaard (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums) Richard Boone (vocals -7)
Copenhagen, Denmark, August 17, 1980
1.IndianaStoryville (D) SLP 4047
2.Almost Like Being In Love-
3.Summer Serenade-
4.Blue Star-
5.When Lights Are Low-
6.Taking A Chance On Love-
7.All That Jazz-
* Storyville (D) SLP 4047   Benny Carter - Summer Serenade

Ernie Wilkins And The Almost Big Band

Ernie Wilkins (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) The Almost Big Band
Copenhagen, Denmark, October 30, November 2, 1980
Hi-FlyStoryville (D) SLP 4051
Lollipops And Roses-
Jenny-
Sugar-
No More Rat Race-
Ballad For Paul-
Is That So-
Sebastian-
* Storyville (D) SLP 4051   Ernie Wilkins And The Almost Big Band

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, November 29, 1980
The Golden StrikerBaystate (J) RJL-8014
Midnight Sun-
Jeg Gik Mig Ud En Sommerday At Hore-
Tivoli Stroll-
Dear Old Stockholm (Ack Varmeland Du Skona)-
Afternoon In Paris-
The Quiet Cathedral-
* Baystate (J) RJL-8014   Kenny Drew - Afternoon In Europe

Teddy Edwards Quartet

Teddy Edwards (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Jesper Lundgaard (bass) Billy Hart (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, December 5, 1980
No Name #1SteepleChase (D) SCS 1147
April Love-
Out Of This World-
Summertime-
That's All-
Cheek To Cheek-
SummertimeSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31147
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1147, SCCD 31147   Teddy Edwards Quartet - Out Of This World

Jesper Thilo Quartet

Jesper Thilo (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Mads Vinding (bass) Billy Hart (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, December 6, 1980
Just One Of Those ThingsStoryville (D) SLP 4065
Sophisticated Lady-
Save Your Love For Me-
Rose Room-
Wave-
Ballad For Jesper-
Cherokee-
* Storyville (D) SLP 4065   Jesper Thilo - Swingin' Friends

Jesper Thilo Quintet

Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Jesper Thilo (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Jesper Lundgaard (bass) Svend-Erik Norregaard (drums) Richard Boone (vocals)
Copenhagen, Denmark, December 17, 1980
SundayStoryville (D) SLP 4072
My Romance-
Cotton Tail-
Body And Soul-
Did You Call Her Today-
Stardust-
Frog Eyes-
Mumbles-
* Storyville (D) SLP 4072   Jesper Thilo - Tribute To Frog

1981

Kenny Drew Trio With Ernie Wilkins And The Almost Big Band

Kenny Drew (piano) Mads Vinding (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums) The Almost Big Band, Ernie Wilkins (arranger, conductor)
Copenhagen, Denmark, June 10 & 11, 1981
Blues For DuaneAlfa Jazz (J) 25R2-17
Serenity-
What's This Here Samba-
Bosko's Business-
Sophisticated Lady-
Crisis-
* Alfa Jazz (J) 25R2-17   Kenny Drew - Sophisticated Lady

Kenny Drew Quartet

Junior Cook (tenor saxophone -1/6) Kenny Drew (piano) Sam Jones (bass -1/8) Jimmy Cobb (drums -1/8)
"Yubin Chokin Hall", Tokyo, Japan, July 23, 1981
1.But Not For MeLobster (J) LDC 1028
2.All The Things You Are-
3.Moonlight In Vermont-
4.Alone Together-
5.Yardbird Suite-
6.John Paul Jones-
7.It Could Happen To You-
8.Hush-A-Bye-
9.Yesterdays-
* Lobster (J) LDC 1028   Kenny Drew - All The Things You Are

Kenny Drew Solo

Kenny Drew (piano)
Milan, Italy, November 23, 1981
It Might As Well Be SpringSoul Note (It) SN 1040
Yesterdays-
Blues For Nils-
The Quiet Cathedral-
Sun Set-
The Smile Of Tanya-
Django-
Dreams-
* Soul Note (It) SN 1040   Kenny Drew - It Might As Well Be Spring

Kim Parker

Kenny Drew (piano) Mads Vinding (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums) Kim Parker (vocals)
Milan, Italy, November 24 & 25, 1981
Havin' Myself A TimeSoul Note (It) SN 1033
Paris Is A Lonely Town-
A Sleepin' Bee-
Everything I Love-
The Underdog-
Rain Go Away-
Azure-
* Soul Note (It) SN 1033   Kim Parker/Kenny Drew - Havin' Myself A Time

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Mads Vinding (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Milan, Italy, November 25 & 26, 1981
Forgotten But Not GoneSoul Note (It) SN 1031
Alone Together-
Your Soft Eyes-
Evening In The Park-
How Are Things In Glocca Morra-
Mads' Blues-
* Soul Note (It) SN 1031   Kenny Drew - Your Soft Eyes

Art Farmer Quintet

Art Farmer (flugelhorn) Sahib Shihab (soprano,baritone saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Mads Vinding (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Milan, Italy, November 29 & 30, 1981
ContextSoul Note (It) SN 1026
Blue Wail-
Manhattan-
Passport-
Arrival-
Back Door Beauty-
* Soul Note (It) SN 1026   Art Farmer - Manhattan

1982

Kenny Drew - Mads Vinding Duo

Kenny Drew (piano, electric piano) Mads Vinding (bass)
Copenhagen, Denmark, March 1, 2 & 3, 1982
A Tisket A TasketMetronome (Swd) MLP 15695
Medley: Sleep My Child / A Little Cloud Took A Morning Walk / I Saw A Lark's Nest-
Frere Jacques-
Elephant's Lullaby-
The House At The Curved Road-
Lullaby-
Animal's Picnic-
Little Foal-
Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star-
The Hut In The Woods-
The Sun Is Red, Mama-
* Metronome (Swd) MLP 15695; ExLibris (D) EXLCD 50017   Children's Songs Played By Kenny Drew And Mads Vinding - Playtime

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, March 6 & 7, 1982
Lullaby Of BirdlandBaystate (J) RJL-8029
Sweet Lullaby-
Wiegenlied-
Summertime-
Hush-A-Bye-
Russian Lullaby-
Lullaby In Ragtime-
Your Soft Eyes-
* Baystate (J) RJL-8029   Kenny Drew - The Lullaby

Kenny Drew Trio With Ernie Wilkins And The Almost Big Band

Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums) The Almost Big Band, Ernie Wilkins (arranger, conductor)
Copenhagen, Denmark, September 1, 2 & 5, 1982
Moonlit DesertBaystate (J) RJL-8039
Solveig's Song-
Kay-Dee-
Stardust-
Roselil-
Prelude To A Kiss-
Blues Wail-
The Star-Crossed Lovers-
* Baystate (J) RJL-8039   Kenny Drew - Moonlit Desert

1983

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Tokyo, Japan, January 19 & 20, 1983
But Not For MeBaystate (J) RJL-8051
My Romance-
Stella By Starlight-
Autumn Leaves-
Nature Boy-
Like Someone In Love-
You Don't Know What Love Is-
Begin The Beguine-
Here's That Rainy Day-
* Baystate (J) RJL-8051   Kenny Drew - Swingin' Love

Kenny Drew Quartet

Kenny Drew (piano) Philip Catherine (guitar) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Barry Altschul (drums)
Milan, Italy, February 21, 1983
And Far AwaySoul Note (It) SN 1081
Rianne-
Serenity-
I Love You-
Twice A Week-
Autumn Leaves-
Blues Run-
* Soul Note (It) SN 1081   Kenny Drew - And Far Away

Claudio Fasoli Quartet

Claudio Fasoli (tenor,soprano saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Barry Altschul (drums)
Milan, Italy, February 22 & 24, 1983
SnobSoul Note (It) SN 1071
Lyrical Touch-
Etna-
Lido-
Map-
Jazz Job-
* Soul Note (It) SN 1071   Claudio Fasoli - Lido

Tiziana Ghiglioni

Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Barry Altschul (drums) Tiziana Ghiglioni (vocals)
Milan, Italy, February 23, 1983
My Old FlameSoul Note (It) SN 1056
All Of You-
Naima-
Duke Ellington's Sound Of Love-
Ruby, My Dear-
I Remember You-
My Funny Valentine-
Straight, No Chaser-
* Soul Note (It) SN 1056, 121056-2   Tiziana Ghiglioni - Sounds Of Love

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, June 12, 1983
Flight Of FancyBaystate (J) RJL-8074
Someday My Prince Will Come-
Wishing / Hoping-
When You Wish Upon A Star-
Fantasia-
Dream-
Polka Dots And Moonbeams-
Children's Dance-
* Baystate (J) RJL-8074   Kenny Drew - Fantasia

Ernie Wilkins' Almost Big Band

Allan Botschinsky, Willie Cook, Vagn Elsberg (trumpet) Erling Kroner (trombone) Richard Boone (trombone, vocals) Sahib Shihab (alto saxophone, flute) Bent Jaeig, Jesper Thilo (tenor saxophone) Ernie Wilkins (tenor,soprano saxophone, arranger) Per Goldschmidt (tenor,baritone saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Mads Vinding (bass) Aage Tanggaard (drums)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 22, 1983
Hi-FlySteepleChase (D) SCS 1190
Well, You Needn't-
Bird In A World Of People-
Hurry Up And Wait-
A Song For Ben Webster-
Bosko's Business-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1190, SCCD 31190   Ernie Wilkins' Almost Big Band - Montreux

Eddie Lockjaw Davis Quartet

Eddie Lockjaw Davis (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Jesper Lundgaard (bass) Svend-Erik Norregaard (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, August 23, 1983
I Only Have Eyes For YouSteepleChase (D) SCS 1181
Ow!-
Funky Fluke-
There Is No Greater Love-
All Of Me-
That's All-
Coming Home Baby-
Four-
There Is No Greater Love (take 1)SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31181
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1181, SCCD 31181   Eddie Lockjaw Davis Quartet - All Of Me

Kenny Drew - Bo Stief Duo

Kenny Drew (piano) Bo Stief (bass)
"Grock", Copenhagen, Denmark, September 29, 1983
Blues For NilsStoryville (D) STCD 8274
There Is No Greater Love-
Ack Varmeland Du Skona-
Bluesology-
* Storyville (D) STCD 8274   Kenny Drew - Solo-Duo

1984

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, May 30 & 31, 1984
Trippin'Baystate (J) RJL-8101
On A Slow Boat To China-
Vacation In Hakone-
Easy Flight-
Take The "A" Train-
Concierto De Aranjuez-
The Eternal Traveller-
Journey's End Blues-
* Baystate (J) RJL-8101   Kenny Drew - Trippin'

1985

Lilian Terry

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Kenny Drew (piano) Isla Eckinger (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums) Lilian Terry (vocals)
Milan, Italy, May 13-15, 1985
Oo-Shoo-Be-Doo-BeSoul Note (It) SN 1147
Moody's Mood For Love-
A Night In Tunisia-
Con Alma-
Body And Soul-
The Sunshine Blues-
* Soul Note (It) SN 1147   Lilian Terry - Oo-Shoo-Be-Doo-Be...Oo, Oo...Oo, Oo

Paris Reunion Band

Dizzy Reece, Woody Shaw (trumpet) Slide Hampton (trombone) Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone) Nathan Davis (tenor,soprano saxophone, flute) Kenny Drew (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Billy Brooks (drums)
Sonet Studios, Stockholm, Sweden, July 3, 1985
Klook's ThemeGazell (Swd) GJ 1002
Sweet Love Of Mine-
The Burner-
Waltz-
Callitwhachawanna-
* Gazell (Swd) GJ 1002; Sonet (E) SNTF 945   Paris Reunion Band - French Cooking

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, August 24 & 25, 1985
Softly, As In A Morning SunriseBaystate (J) RJL-8106
Misty-
On Green Dolphin Street-
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes-
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To-
My Funny Valentine-
Lover Come Back To Me-
As Time Goes By-
Fly Me To The Moon-
'Round Midnight-
* Baystate (J) RJL-8106   Kenny Drew - By Request

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums): same personnel
Copenhagen, Denmark, August 27, 30 & 31, 1985
Alone TogetherBaystate (J) RJL-8110
Yesterdays-
Bye Bye Blackbird-
A Night In Tunisia-
Autumn In New York-
Georgia On My Mind-
Waltz For Debby-
Whisper Not-
Over The Rainbow-
I'll Remember April-
* Baystate (J) RJL-8110   Kenny Drew - By Request II

Bosko Petrovic Quartet

Bosko Petrovic (vibraphone) Kenny Drew (piano) Peter Herbert (bass) Alvin Queen (drums)
Zagreb, Yugoslavia, October 20, 1985
Tiffany GirlJugoton (Yu) LSY 66253
Valse For Jazz Mama-
That Slavic Smile-
My Funny Valentine-
Whisper Not-
Green Lobster Dream-
* Jugoton (Yu) LSY 66253   Bosko Petrovic - Tiffany Girl

1986

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, June 10 & 11, 1986
DjangoBaystate (J) R32J-1060
Willow Weep For Me-
Oh Peter Go Ring Dem Bells-
The Last Romantic-
Elegy-
Tune Down-
Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child-
The Days Of Wine And Roses-
Finale-
* Baystate (J) R32J-1060   Kenny Drew - Elegy

Paris Reunion Band

Nat Adderley (cornet) Woody Shaw (trumpet) Grachan Moncur III (trombone) Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone) Nathan Davis (tenor,soprano saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Idris Muhammad (drums)
Sonet Studios, Stockholm, Sweden, October 23 & 24, 1986
Work SongGazell (Swd) GJ 1009
For Klook-
The Man From Potter's Crossing-
Jamaican Hot Nights-
Gaby-
Locksley-
* Gazell (Swd) GJ 1009; Sonet (E) SNTF 977   Paris Reunion Band - For Klook

Ernie Wilkins Almost Big Band

Jeff Davis, Benny Rosenfeld, Jens Winther (trumpet) Erling Kroner (trombone) Jan Zum Vohrte (alto saxophone) Bent Jaeig, Jesper Thilo (tenor saxophone) Ernie Wilkins (tenor,soprano saxophone, arranger) Per Goldschmidt (tenor,baritone saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Jesper Lundgaard (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, November 17 & 18, 1986
Almost BasieSteepleChase (D) SCS 1225
Ode To Billy Strayhorn-
Give The Drummer Some-
Tender TouchSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31225
I Mean You-
Arrival-
Lover ManSteepleChase (D) SCS 1225
B.P. Blues-
A Little Bit Of Duke-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1225, SCCD 31225   Ernie Wilkins Almost Big Band - On The Roll

1987

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, June 16-18, 1987
Lullaby Of The LeavesBaystate (J) R32J-1076
For Klook-
Maybe Now, Maybe Never-
Traumerei-
Illusion-
Dreamland-
Once Upon A Summertime-
I'm Old Fashioned-
Corcovado-
Hanayome Ningyoh-
* Baystate (J) R32J-1076   Kenny Drew - Dream

Nathan Davis Sextet

Dusko Gojkovic (trumpet, flugelhorn -3/9) Stan Robbinson, Jean Toussaint (tenor saxophone -10) Nathan Davis (tenor,soprano saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Al Levitt (drums)
London, England, August 17 & 18, 1987
1.I Thought About YouDIW Records (J) DIW-813
2.But Beautiful-
3.Noite Em Leblon-
4.Rio De Janeiro-
5.London By Night-
6.Dr. Bu-
7.You've Changed-
8.Lament-
9.If I Feel-
10.Shades-
* DIW Records (J) DIW-813   Nathan Davis - London By Night

Dusko Gojkovic Quartet

Dusko Gojkovic (trumpet, flugelhorn) Kenny Drew (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Al Levitt (drums)
London, England, August 18, 1987
Celebration IngaDIW Records (J) DIW-806
Nella-
Blues In The Closet-
New Bop-
Doboy-
Recado Bossa Nova-
Easy Living-
Faros-
The Touch Of Your Lips-
* DIW Records (J) DIW-806   Dusko Gojkovic - Celebration

Paris Reunion Band

Nat Adderley (cornet) Woody Shaw (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone) Nathan Davis (tenor,soprano saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Al Levitt (drums)
"Ronnie Scott's Club", London, England, November 27 & 28, 1987
Announcement By Ronnie ScottSonet (E) SNTCD 1002
Jeannine-
I Don't Want Nothin'-
Hot Licks-
Announcement By Nat Adderley-
Rue Chaptal-
The Old Country-
Yesterdays-
Driftin'-
* Sonet (E) SNTCD 1002   Paris Reunion Band - Hot Licks

1988 (age 60)

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alvin Queen (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, August 1-3, 1988
ImpressionsAlfa Jazz (J) 32R2-14
Evening In The Park-
Cafe Flore-
Autumn Leaves-
There Is No Greater Love-
My Ship-
Rouge Blues-
Morning Mist-
Last Tango In Paris-
The Way We Were-
* Alfa Jazz (J) 32R2-14   Kenny Drew - Impressions

Doc Cheatham Quartet

Doc Cheatham (trumpet, vocals) Kenny Drew (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Idris Muhammad (drums)
Paris, France, August 30 & 31, 1988
I Only Have Eyes For YouOrange Blue (F) OB 005 CD
There's No You-
Dinah-
It's The Little Things That Mean So Much-
Ja-Da-
I Double Dare You-
I'm In The Market For You-
That's My Home-
Rumpsteak Serenade-
Drop Me Off In Harlem-
Where Are You-
New Orleans-
* Orange Blue (F) OB 005 CD   Doc Cheatham - Dear Doc...

Harry Edison Quartet

Harry Edison (trumpet, vocals) Kenny Drew (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Oliver Jackson (drums)
Paris, France, October 30 & 31, 1988
Me, Myself And IOrange Blue (F) OB 006 CD
I Wish I Knew-
Gettin' Some Fun Out Of Life-
Memories Of You-
She's Funny That Way-
Can't Get Out Of This Mood-
Centerpiece-
What A Little Moonlight Can Do-
'S Wonderful-
How Long Has This Been Going On-
It Could Happen To You-
You've Changed-
* Orange Blue (F) OB 006 CD   Harry Edison - Can't Get Out Of This Mood...

1989

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alvin Queen (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, May 14 & 15, 1989
Jingle BellsAlfa Jazz (J) 18R2-58
White Christmas-
Blue Christmas-
The Christmas Song-
A Way In A Manger-
Holly Night-
same session
Golden EarringsAlfa Jazz (J) 29R2-59; Timeless (Du) SJP 333
Les Parapluies De Cherbourg-
The Gentle Rain-
Chateau En Suede-
In Your Own Sweet Way-
Copenhagen Blues-
The Summer Knows-
A Foggy Day-
Suddenly It's Spring-
Old Danish-
Recollections-
* Timeless (Du) SJP 333, CDSJP 333   Kenny Drew - Recollections
* Alfa Jazz (J) 18R2-58   Kenny Drew - Christmas Song
* Alfa Jazz (J) 29R2-59   Kenny Drew - Recollections

Karin Krog

Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums) Karin Krog (vocals)
Copenhagen, Denmark, June, 1989
The Thrill Is GoneMeantime NSJ 35
Out Of This World-
If I Should Lose You-
My Foolish Heart-
Can't My-
I Get A Kick Out Of You-
All Blues-
The Meaning Of The Blues-
This Is New-
Just One Of Those Things-
I'm Beginning To See The Light-
Everytime We Say Goodbye-
* Meantime NSJ 35   Karin Krog - Something Borrowed, Something New

1990

Kenny Drew And Hank Jones Great Jazz Trio

Kenny Drew, Hank Jones (piano) Mads Vinding (bass) Billy Hart (drums)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, March 6 & 7, 1990
Lullaby Of BirdlandAlfa Jazz (J) ALCR-43
Moon River-
New York Bossa-
Washington Square-
New York Panic-
Dream-
Spanish Harlem-
Autumn In New York-
Lullaby Of Broadway-
A Ballad Of New York-
* Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-43   Kenny Drew And Hank Jones Great Jazz Trio - New York Stories

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alvin Queen (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, May 7-9, 1990
Autumn In RomeAlfa Jazz (J) ALCR-65
Cathedral In Milano-
Oboe Concert D-Minor-
Anastasia-
My Funny Valentine-
Isn't It Romantic-
Valse Italiano-
Sorrento-
The Big Boot-
Expressions-
* Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-65   Kenny Drew - Expressions

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alvin Queen (drums): same personnel
Baden, Switzerland, May 20, 1990
In Your Own Sweet WayMeldac Jazz (J) MECJ-30018
It Might As Well Be Spring-
Bluesology-
Samba Petite-
Yesterdays-
My Shining Hour-
St. Thomas-
* Meldac Jazz (J) MECJ-30018   Kenny Drew - Piano Night

Clementine

Andre Villeger (soprano saxophone -1/12,14,15) Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass -1/13) Alex Riel (drums -1/13) Jean-Luc Ceddaha (percussion -1,2) Clementine (vocals)
Paris, France, August 15-17, 1990
1.Take My HandOrange Blue (J) CSCS 5332
2.Beg Fot It-
3.Down In Brazil-
4.That's Life I Guess-
5.It Didn't All Come True-
6.O Barquinho-
7.Makin' Whoopee-
8.A Sunday Kind Of Love-
9.Everything Happens To Me-
10.Underneath-
11.The Apple Tree-
12.Naima-
13.Gigi's Boogie-
14.When Sunny Gets Blue-
15.Never Let Me Go-
* Orange Blue (J) CSCS 5332   Clementine - Nes Nuits, Mes Jours

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) George Mraz (bass) Lewis Nash (drums)
Zagreb, Yugoslavia, October 20, 1990
Autumn LeavesLimetree (Du) MCD 042
Stella By Starlight-
All Blues-
Django-
In Your Own Sweet Way-
Blues-
* Limetree (Du) MCD 042   Kenny Drew - The Falling Leaves

1991

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alvin Queen (drums)
"Keystone Korner", Tokyo, Japan, January 30 & 31, 1991
CaravanAlfa Jazz (J) ALCR-88/89
Misty-
Stella By Starlight-
Tenderly-
Satin Doll-
It Could Happen To You-
Yesterdays-
All The Things You Are-
Oleo-
Summertime-
Easy Living-
The Days Of Wine And Roses-
You Don't Know What Love Is-
Someday My Prince Will Come-
I Left My Heart In San Francisco-
On Green Dolphin Street-
In Might As Well Be Spring-
Alone Together-
* Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-88/89   Kenny Drew - Standard Request Live At The Keystone Korner Tokyo

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alvin Queen (drums): same personnel
"Keystone Korner", Tokyo, Japan, January 30-February 2, 1991
In Your Own Sweet WayAlfa Jazz (J) ALCR-114
Hush-A-Bye-
St. Thomas-
All Blues-
My Shining Hour-
Django-
Autumn Leaves-
* Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-114   Autumn Leaves - Kenny Drew Trio Plays Standards Live

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alvin Queen (drums): same personnel
"B.P. Club", Yugoslavia, March 29, 1991
There Is No Greater LoveJazzette (Yu) BCPD 007
* Jazzette (Yu) BCPD 007   Various Artists - Springtime Jazz Fever '91

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alvin Queen (drums): same personnel
Easy Sound Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 12, 13 & 14, 1991
Nature BoyAlfa Jazz (J) ALCR-134
Eco Trip-
Flowers-
Spring Is Here-
Evergreen-
Greensleeves-
Moonlight Sonata-
Angel Eyes-
Song Of The Birds-
Blues In Green-
Sunset-
* Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-134; M&I (J) MYCJ-30245   Kenny Drew - Evergreen

1992

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alvin Queen (drums)
Taunton, England, March 22, 1992
In Your Own Sweet WayStoryville (D) STCD 8318
It Might As Well Be Spring-
Hush-A-Bye-
Bluesology-
It Could Happen To You-
You Don't Know What Love Is-
All Blues-
In Your Own Sweet WayKey'stone (J) VACY 1025
It Might As Well Be Spring-
St. Thomas-
It Could Happen To You-
Hush-A-Bye-
* Storyville (D) STCD 8318   Kenny Drew - At The Brewhouse
* Key'stone (J) VACY 1025   Kenny Drew Live

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alvin Queen (drums): same personnel
Copenhagen, Denmark, June 22, 23 & 24, 1992
Moonlit DesertAlfa Jazz (J) ALCR-230
I Didn't Know What Time It Was-
Right On-
Cleopatra's Dream-
What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life-
Lite Bossa-
Alice In Wonderland-
Images-
Hymn-
* Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-230   Kenny Drew - Cleopatra's Dream

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alvin Queen (drums): same personnel
"Blue Note Osaka", Osaka, Japan, October 14 & 15, 1992
I'm Old FashionedAlfa Jazz (J) ALCR-260/61
Ornithology-
It Never Entered My Mind-
Besame Mucho-
Don't Explain-
If I Were A Ball-
Darn That Dream-
Blues In The Closet-
God Bless The Child-
There Is No Greater Love-
In The Still Of The Woods-
Hush-A-Bye-
Caravan-
* Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-260/61   Kenny Drew Trio Plays Standards Live At The Blue Note Osaka

Others

Six Classic Tenors

Kenny Drew (piano) and others
"Birdland", NYC, unknown date
unknown titlesEPM Musique (F) FDC 5170
* EPM Musique (F) FDC 5170   Various Artists - Six Classic Tenors

Coleman Hawkins

Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) and others
unknown location, date
unknown titlesPhoenix Jazz LP 22
* Phoenix Jazz LP 22   Coleman Hawkins Favorites

Kenny Drew and others

Kenny Drew (piano) and others
1978-1980, released September 25, 1996
Dear Old StockholmKey'stone (J) VACY 1015
Nature Beauty-
Django-
Autumn Leaves-
Water Stream-
Dream-
When You Wish Upon A Star-
Dream Land-
Willow Weep For Me-
Hash-A-Bye-
Finale-
* Key'stone (J) VACY 1015   Kenny Drew - Nature Beauty