Mal Waldron Catalog

1952 (age 27)

Emmitt Davis - Rippin' And Runnin' / Look What'cha Done  (Hi-Lo 1407)

Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Alfred Matthews (bass) Kansas Fields (drums) Emmitt Davis (vocals)
NYC, April 18, 1952
HL327Rippin' And Runnin'
HL328Look What'cha Done

Ike Quebec/Kansas Fields - Whispering Winds / Kiss Of Fire  (Hi-Lo 1406)

Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Alfred Matthews (bass) Kansas Fields (drums)
NYC, April 18, 1952
HL329Whispering Winds
HL330Kiss Of Fire

1953

The Wanderers - Heh Mae Ethel / We Could Find Happiness  (Savoy 1109)

Buddy Tate (tenor saxophone) Dave McRae (baritone saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Carl Wilson (bass) Sid Bulkin (drums) The Wanderers (vocal group)
NYC, August 26, 1953
SWD4409Heh Mae Ethel
SWD4411We Could Find Happiness

Varetta Dillard - I Ain't Gonna Tell / (That's The Way) My Mind Is Working  (Savoy 1118)

Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Haywood Henry (baritone saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Wally Richardson (guitar) John William Jr. (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums) Varetta Dillard (vocals) Leroy Kirkland (arranger, director)
NYC, November 4, 1953
SVD4433I Ain't Gonna Tell
SVD4435(That's The Way) My Mind Is Working

1954

Charles Mingus - Jazz Composers Workshop #2  (Savoy MG 12059)

John LaPorta (clarinet, alto saxophone) Teo Macero (tenor,baritone saxophone) George Barrow (baritone,tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Rudy Nichols (drums)
NYC, October 31, 1954
SCM6914Purple Heart
SCM6915Gregorian Chant
SCM6916Eulogy For Rudy Williams
SCM6917Tea For Two
SCM6918Getting Together

Charles Mingus - Jazz Workshop  (Savoy SJL 1113)

John LaPorta (clarinet, alto saxophone) Teo Macero (tenor,baritone saxophone) George Barrow (baritone,tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Rudy Nichols (drums): same session
NYC, October 31, 1954
SCM6919Body And Soul

1955 (age 30)

New Jazz From Teo Macero And Bob Prince - What's New  (Columbia CL 842)

John LaPorta (alto saxophone) Teo Macero (tenor saxophone) George Barrow (baritone saxophone) Lenny Dijay (accordion) Mal Waldron (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Ernestine Anderson (vocals -3)
NYC, September 9, 1955
1. CO5404824+ 18+
2. CO54049Heart On My Sleeve
3. CO54050Sounds Of May

Jackie McLean Quintet, Vol. I - The New Tradition  (Ad Lib ADL 6601)

Donald Byrd (trumpet -1/5) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Ronald Tucker (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 21, 1955
1. 11053It's You Or No One
2. 11054Blue Doll
3. 11055Mood Malody
4. 11056The Way You Look Tonight
5. 11057Little Melonae
6. 11058Lover Man
** also issued on Jubilee JLP 1064 entitled "The Jackie McLean Quintet".
** part of Roulette RE 129.

Charles Mingus - Mingus At The Bohemia  (Debut DEB 123)

Eddie Bert (trombone) George Barrow (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Willie Jones (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, December 23, 1955
Jump Monk
Serenade In Blue
same session
Work Song
Septemberly
All The Things You C-Sharp
** also issued on Fantasy LP 6002, LP 86002; America (F) 30 AM 6052 entitled "Chazz!". Original Jazz Classics OJC 045, OJCCD 045-2.

Charles Mingus - Mingus At The Bohemia  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 045-2)

Eddie Bert (trombone) George Barrow (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Willie Jones (drums): same session
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, December 23, 1955
Jump Monk (alt. take)
All The Things You C-Sharp (alt. take)
** reissue of Debut DEB 123 + 2 bonus tracks.

Charles Mingus - Chazz!  (Debut (D) DEB 139)

Eddie Bert (trombone) George Barrow (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Willie Jones (drums): same session
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, December 23, 1955
I'll Remember April
Love Chant
A Foggy Day
same session
Haitian Fight Song
Lady Bird

The Charles Mingus Quintet + Max Roach  (Fantasy LP 6009)

Eddie Bert (trombone) George Barrow (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, December 23, 1955
Drums
** also issued on Fantasy LP 86009; Original Jazz Classics OJC 440, OJCCD 440-2; America (F) 30 AM 6059.

Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings  (Debut 12DCD 4402-2)

Eddie Bert (trombone) George Barrow (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums): same session
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, December 23, 1955
Drums (take 1)
Drums (take 2)
I'll Remember April (alt. take)
Willie Jones (drums) replaces Roach
A Foggy Day (alt. take)
Mal Waldron (piano)
A Portrait Of Bud Powell
Eddie Bert (trombone) George Barrow (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Willie Jones (drums)
Haitian Fight Song (alt. take)
Love Chant (alt. take)
Lady Bird (alt. take)
What Is This Thing Called Love

1956

The Teddy Charles Tentet  (Atlantic LP 1229)

Art Farmer as Peter Urban (trumpet) Don Butterfield (tuba) Gigi Gryce (alto saxophone) J.R. Monterose (tenor saxophone) George Barrow (baritone saxophone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone, arranger) Mal Waldron (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Joe Harris (drums) Jimmy Giuffre (arranger)
Coastal Recording Studios, NYC, January 6, 1956
1807Nature Boy
1808The Quiet Time
Art Farmer as Peter Urban (trumpet) Don Butterfield (tuba) Gigi Gryce (alto saxophone) J.R. Monterose (tenor saxophone) George Barrow (baritone saxophone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone, arranger) Mal Waldron (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Joe Harris (drums) Bob Brookmeyer, Gil Evans (arranger)
Coastal Recording Studios, NYC, January 11, 1956
1813Green Blues
1814You Go To My Head
Art Farmer as Peter Urban (trumpet) Don Butterfield (tuba) Gigi Gryce (alto saxophone) J.R. Monterose (tenor saxophone) Sol Schlinger (baritone saxophone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone, arranger) Mal Waldron (piano, arranger) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Joe Harris (drums) George Russell (arranger)
Coastal Recording Studios, NYC, January 17, 1956
1831Vibrations
1832The Emperor
1833Lydian M-1

Charles Mingus - Pithecanthropus Erectus  (Atlantic LP 1237)

Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) J.R. Monterose (tenor saxophone -1/3) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Willie Jones (drums)
Audio-Video Studios, NYC, January 30, 1956
1. 1865Pithecanthropus Erectus: Evolution / Superiority-Complex / Decline / Destruction
2. 1866A Foggy Day
3. 1868Love Chant
4. 1869Profile Of Jackie
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8809.
** part of Rhino R2 72871.

Jackie McLean - 4, 5 And 6  (Prestige PRLP 7048)

Donald Byrd (trumpet -3) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 13, 1956
1. 928Sentimental Journey
2. 929Why Was I Born
3. 930Contour
Donald Byrd (trumpet -3) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone -3) Mal Waldron (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 20, 1956
1. 931When I Fall In Love
2. 932Abstractions
3. 933Confirmation
** also issued on New Jazz NJLP 8279 entitled "4, 5 & 6". Original Jazz Classics OJC 056, OJCCD 056-2.
** part of Prestige P 24076.

Gene Ammons - Jammin' With Gene  (Prestige PRLP 7060)

Donald Byrd, Art Farmer (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 13, 1956
940Jammin' With Gene
941We'll Be Together Again
942Not Really The Blues
** also issued on Prestige PR 7781 entitled "Gene Ammons Jam Sessions, Vol. 2 - Jammin' With Gene". Original Jazz Classics OJC 211, OJCCD 211-2.

Jackie McLean Quintet Introducing Bill Hardman - Jackie's Pal  (Prestige PRLP 7068)

Bill Hardman (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone -1/3,5,6) Mal Waldron (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 31, 1956
1. 969Sweet Doll
2. 970Just For Marty
3. 971Dee's Dilemma
4. 972It Could Happen To You
5. 973Sublues
6. 974Steeplechase
** also issued on New Jazz NJLP 8290 entitled "Jackie McLean - Steeplechase". Original Jazz Classics OJC 1714, OJCCD 1714-2.

Mal Waldron - Mal-1  (Prestige PRLP 7090)

Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) Gigi Gryce (alto saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Julian Euell (bass) Arthur Edgehill (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 9, 1956
1013Shome
1014Transfiguration
1015Dee's Dilemma
1016Stablemates
1017Bud Study
1018Yesterdays
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 611, OJCCD 611-2.
** part of Prestige P 24068.

The Prestige All Stars - All Night Long  (Prestige PRLP 7073)

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Jerome Richardson (tenor saxophone, flute) Mal Waldron (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 28, 1956
1044Flickers
1045Boo-Lu
1046Lil' Hankie
1048All Night Long
** also issued on Prestige PRLP 7289 entitled "Kenny Burrell - All Night Long". Original Jazz Classics OJC 427, OJCCD 427-2.
** part of Prestige PR 24025.

Various Artists - Body And Soul  (Status ST 8317)

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Jerome Richardson (tenor saxophone, flute) Mal Waldron (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 28, 1956
1047Medley: Body And Soul / Tune Up
Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Julian Euell (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 17, 1957
1274Tea For Two

1957

Gene Ammons - Funky  (Prestige PRLP 7083)

Art Farmer (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 11, 1957
1054Pint Size
1055King Size
1056Funky
1057Stella By Starlight
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 244, OJCCD 244-2.

The Prestige All Stars - Earthy  (Prestige PRLP 7102)

Art Farmer (trumpet) Hal McKusick (alto saxophone) Al Cohn (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 25, 1957
1061Earthy
1062What's Not
1063I Wouldn't
1064The Front Line
1065Dayee
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 1707, OJCCD 1707-2.

Jackie McLean & Co.  (Prestige PRLP 7087)

Bill Hardman (trumpet) Ray Draper (tuba -1/3) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 8, 1957
1. 1078Flickers
2. 1079Help
3. 1080Minor Dream
4. 1081Beau Jack
5. 1082Mirage
** also issued on New Jazz NJLP 8323 entitled "Jackie McLean And Co.". Original Jazz Classics OJC 074, OJCCD 074-2.

The Prestige All Stars - Four Altos  (Prestige PRLP 7116)

Gene Quill, Sahib Shihab, Hal Stein, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 9, 1957
1083Pedal Eyes
1084Kokochee
1085No More Nights
1086Kinda Kanonic
1087Staggers
1088Don't Blame Me
** also issued on Prestige MPP 2508 entitled "Phil Woods/Gene Quill/Hal Stein/Sahib Shihab - 4 Altos". Original Jazz Classics OJC 1734, OJCCD 1734-2.

Jackie McLean - Makin' The Changes  (New Jazz NJLP 8231)

Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Arthur Phipps (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 15, 1957
1089I Hear A Rhapsody
1091I Never Knew
1095What's New
1097Bean And The Boys
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 197, OJCCD 197-2.

Jackie McLean - A Long Drink Of The Blues  (New Jazz NJLP 8253)

Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Arthur Phipps (bass) Art Taylor (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 15, 1957
1090Embraceable You
1092These Foolish Things
1094I Cover The Waterfront
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 253, OJCCD 253-2.

Jackie McLean - McLean's Scene  (New Jazz NJLP 8212)

Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Arthur Phipps (bass) Art Taylor (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 15, 1957
1093Our Love Is Here To Stay
1096Old Folks
1099Outburst
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 098, OJCCD 098-2.

Jackie McLean - Strange Blues  (Prestige PR 7500)

Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Arthur Phipps (bass) Art Taylor (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 15, 1957
1098Strange Blues
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 354, OJCCD 354-2.

The Prestige All Stars - Olio  (Prestige PRLP 7084)

Thad Jones (trumpet) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone, flute) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Mal Waldron (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 16, 1957
1100Touche
1101Potpourri
1102Blues Without Woe
1103Hello Frisco
1104Dakar
1105Embraceable You
** also issued on Status ST 8310 entitled "Frank Wess/Thad Jones - Touche". Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1004-2.

Kenny Burrell/Jimmy Raney - 2 Guitars  (Prestige PRLP 7119)

Donald Byrd (trumpet -1/5) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone -1/5) Mal Waldron (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar -1/5,7) Kenny Burrell (guitar -1/6) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 5, 1957
1. 1118Dead Heat
2. 1119Blue Duke
3. 1120Pivot
4. 1121This Way
5. 1122Little Melonae
6. 1123Close Your Eyes
7. 1124Out Of Nowhere
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 216, OJCCD 216-2.

Ray Draper - Tuba Sounds  (Prestige PRLP 7096)

Webster Young (trumpet) Ray Draper (tuba) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Spanky DeBrest (bass) Ben Dixon (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 15, 1957
1143House Of Davis
1144Terry Ann
1145You're My Thrill
1146Pivot
1147Jackie's Dolly
1148Mimi's Interlude
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1936-2.

The Prestige All Stars - Interplay For 2 Trumpets And 2 Tenors  (Prestige PRLP 7112)

Idrees Sulieman, Webster Young (trumpet) John Coltrane, Bobby Jaspar (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 22, 1957
1163Anatomy
1164Interplay
1165Light Blue
1166Soul Eyes
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 292, OJCCD 292-2.
** part of Prestige PR 7341.

Teddy Charles - Vibe-Rant  (Elektra EKL 136)

Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Mal Waldron (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Jerry Segal (drums)
Carl Fischer Concert Hall, NYC, April 1 or January 17, 1957
Old Devil Moon
Skylark
No More Nights
How Deep Is The Ocean
Arlene
Blues Become Elektra
** also issued on Savoy MG 12174 entitled "The Vibe-Rant Quintet".

Jammin' In Hi Fi With Gene Ammons  (Prestige PRLP 7110)

Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 12, 1957
1184The Twister
1185Cattin'
1186Pennies From Heaven
1187Four
** also issued on Prestige PRLP 7110 (alt.), PRLP 7176 entitled "The Twister". Original Jazz Classics OJC 129, OJCCD 129-2.

The Prestige All Stars - Coolin'  (New Jazz NJLP 8216)

Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) John Jenkins (alto saxophone -1/5) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Mal Waldron (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Jerry Segal (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 14, 1957
1. 1188The Eagle Flies
2. 1189Bunin
3. 1190Reiteration
4. 1191Song Of A Star
5. 1192Staggers
6. 1193Everything Happens To Me
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1866-2.

Mal Waldron - Mal-2  (Prestige PRLP 7111)

Bill Hardman (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) John Coltrane (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Julian Euell (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 19, 1957
1199Potpourri
1200J.M.'s Dream Doll
1201Don't Explain
Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) John Coltrane (tenor saxophone) Sahib Shihab (baritone,alto saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Julian Euell (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 17, 1957
1267The Way You Look Tonight
1268From This Moment On
1269One By One
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 671-2.
** part of Prestige PR 7341, P 24068.

Mal Waldron - The Dealers  (Status ST 8316)

Bill Hardman (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) John Coltrane (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Julian Euell (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 19, 1957
1202Blue Calypso
1203Falling In Love With Love
John Coltrane, Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone, flute) Mal Waldron (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 20, 1957
1348Dealin' (alt. take)
1349Wheelin' (alt. take)

John Coltrane - Dakar  (Prestige PRLP 7280)

John Coltrane (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams, Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 20, 1957
1208Dakar
1209Mary's Blues
1210Route 4
1211Velvet Scene
1212Witches Pit
1213The Cat Walk
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 393, OJCCD 393-2.
** part of Prestige PRLP 16-6.

Teo Macero With The Prestige Jazz Quartet  (Prestige PRLP 7104)

Teo Macero (tenor saxophone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Mal Waldron (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Jerry Segal (drums)
NYC, April 27, 1957
1229Ghost Story
1230Please Don't Go Now
1231Just Spring
1232Star Eyes
1233Polody
1234What's Not
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 1715, OJCCD 1715-2.

Paul Quinichette On The Sunny Side  (Prestige PRLP 7103)

Curtis Fuller (trombone -1,2,4) Sonny Red (alto saxophone -1,2,4) John Jenkins (alto saxophone -2/4) Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 10, 1957
1. 1250Circles
2. 1251Blue Dots
3. 1252On The Sunny Side Of The Street
4. 1254Cool-Lypso
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 076, OJCCD 076-2.

Paul Quinichette On The Sunny Side  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 076-2)

Curtis Fuller (trombone) John Jenkins, Sonny Red (alto saxophone) Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 10, 1957
1253My Funny Valentine
** reissue of Prestige PRLP 7103 + 1 bonus track.

John Coltrane/Paul Quinichette - Cattin' With Coltrane And Quinichette  (Prestige PRLP 7158)

Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) John Coltrane (tenor saxophone -1/4) Mal Waldron (piano) Julian Euell (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 17, 1957
1. 1270Cattin'
2. 1271Anatomy
3. 1272Vodka
4. 1273Sunday
5. 1275Exactly Like You
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 460, OJCCD 460-2.

John Coltrane - Coltrane  (Prestige PRLP 7105)

Johnny Splawn (trumpet) John Coltrane (tenor saxophone) Sahib Shihab (baritone saxophone -1,3) Mal Waldron (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 31, 1957
1. 1292Straight Street
2. 1293While My Lady Sleeps
3. 1294Chronic Blues
** also issued on Prestige PR 7609 entitled "The First Trane". Original Jazz Classics OJC 020, OJCCD 020-2.
** part of Prestige PR 24014.

Webster Young - For Lady  (Prestige PRLP 7106)

Webster Young (trumpet) Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Joe Puma (guitar) Earl May (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, June 14, 1957
1299The Lady
1300God Bless The Child
1301Moanin' Low
1302Don't Explain
1303Good Morning, Heartache
1304Strange Fruit
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 1716, OJCCD 1716-2.

The Prestige All Stars - After Hours  (Prestige PRLP 7118)

Thad Jones (trumpet) Frank Wess (flute) Mal Waldron (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, June 21, 1957
1305Count One
1306Empty Street
1307Blue Jelly
1308Steamin'
** also issued on Prestige PRLP 7278 entitled "Frank Wess/Kenny Burrell - Steamin'". Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1782-2.

The Prestige Jazz Quartet  (Prestige PRLP 7108)

Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Mal Waldron (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Jerry Segal (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, June 22, 1957
1309Friday The Thirteenth
1310Dear Elaine
1311Take Three Parts Jazz
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, June 28, 1957
1312Melba Waltz
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1937-2.

Ella Fitzgerald And Billie Holiday At Newport  (Verve MGV 8234)

Mal Waldron (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 6, 1957
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Willow Weep For Me
Lover Come Back To Me
Lady Sings The Blues
What A Little Moonlight Can Do
My Man
** also issued on Verve MGVS 6022; ARS G 433.

The Prestige All Stars - Wheelin' And Dealin'  (Prestige PRLP 7131)

John Coltrane, Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone, flute) Mal Waldron (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 20, 1957
1348Dealin'
1349Wheelin'
1350Robbins' Nest
1351Things Ain't What They Used To Be
** also issued on New Jazz NJLP 8327 entitled "John Coltrane/Frank Wess - Wheelin' And Dealin'". Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 672-2.

Various Artists - The Sound Of Jazz  (Columbia CL 1098)

Doc Cheatham (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Coleman Hawkins, Ben Webster, Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Danny Barker (guitar) Jim Atlas (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
rehearsal, "The Sound Of Jazz", CBS Studio #58, NYC, December 5, 1957
CO59473Fine And Mellow
Mal Waldron (piano)
CO59474Nervous
** also issued on Columbia CS 8040.

Billie Holiday - Easy To Remember  (Society (E) SOC 1027)

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Benny Morton (trombone) Coleman Hawkins, Ben Webster, Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Freddy Green (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
television broadcast, "The Sound Of Jazz", CBS Studio #58, NYC, December 8, 1957
Fine And Mellow
Jimmy McPartland (cornet) Tyree Glenn (vibraphone) Mal Waldron (piano) Chuck Wayne (guitar) Vinnie Burke (bass) Harry Leon (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
television broadcast, "Art Ford's Jazz Party", Channel 13, NYC, May 29, 1958
You've Changed
Buck Clayton (trumpet) Tyree Glenn (trombone) Georgie Auld (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Mary Osborne (guitar) Vinnie Burke (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
television broadcast, "Art Ford's Jazz Party", Channel 13, NYC, July 10, 1958
What A Little Moonlight Can Do
Foolin' Myself (Fooling Myself)
Easy To Remember
add Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Harry Sheppard (vibraphone)
television broadcast, "Art Ford's Jazz Party", Channel 13, NYC, July 17, 1958
Don't Explain

1958

Gene Ammons - Groove Blues  (Prestige PRLP 7201)

Jerome Richardson (flute -1,2,4) John Coltrane (alto saxophone -1/3) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone -1,2) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone -1,2) Mal Waldron (piano) George Joyner (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 3, 1958
1. 1426Ammons's Joy
2. 1427Groove Blues
3. 1430It Might As Well Be Spring
4. 1432Jug Handle
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 723-2.

Gene Ammons - The Big Sound  (Prestige PRLP 7132)

Jerome Richardson (flute) John Coltrane (alto saxophone -1) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone -1) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone -1,2) Mal Waldron (piano) George Joyner (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 3, 1958
1. 1428The Real McCoy
2. 1429That's All
3. 1431Cheek To Cheek
4. 1433Blue Hymn
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 651, OJCCD 651-2.

Mal Waldron - Mal/3: Sounds  (New Jazz NJLP 8201)

Art Farmer (trumpet) Eric Dixon (flute) Calo Scott (cello) Mal Waldron (piano) Julian Euell (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) Elaine Waldron (vocals -4,5)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 31, 1958
1. 1449Tensions
2. 1450Ollie's Caravan
3. 1451The Cattin' Toddler
4. 1452Portrait Of A Young Mother
5. 1453For Every Man There's A Woman
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1814-2.

Herbie Mann/Charlie Rouse/Kenny Burrell/Mal Waldron - Just Wailin'  (New Jazz NJLP 8211)

Herbie Mann (flute) Charlie Rouse (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) George Joyner (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 14, 1958
1470Minor Groove
1471The Gospel Truth
1472Blue Echoes
1473Trinidad
1474Jumpin' With Symphony Sid
1475Blue Dip
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 900-2.

Billie Holiday - Lady In Satin  (Columbia CL 1157)

Urbie Green, J.J. Johnson, Tom Mitchell (trombone) Phil Bodner, Tom Parsley, Romeo Penque, Ed Powell (reeds) Janet Putman (harp) Bradley Spinney (xylophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals) unidentified strings, harp, vocal choir, Ray Ellies (arranger, conductor)
NYC, February 20, 1958
CO60467The End Of A Love Affair
CO60468Glad To Be Unhappy
CO60469You've Changed
CO60470I Get Along Without You Very Well
CO60471Violets For Your Furs
** also issued on Columbia CS 8048.

Mary Ann McCall - Detour To The Moon  (Jubilee JLP 1078)

Teddy Charles (vibraphone, arranger) Mal Waldron (piano, arranger) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Jerry Segal (drums) Mary Ann McCall (vocals) Bob Brookmeyer, Bill Russo (arranger)
NYC, March, 1958
Moonglow
East Of The Sun
Oh! You Crazy Moon
It's Only A Paper Moon
Blue Moon
The Moon Was Yellow

Gene Ammons - Blue Gene  (Prestige PRLP 7146)

Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums) Ray Barretto (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 2, 1958
1509Blue Greens And Beans
1510Hip Tip
1511Scamperin'
1512Blue Gene
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 192, OJCCD 192-2.

Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 3: 1956-1958  (ESP-Disk' ESP 3006)

Buck Clayton, Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Tyree Glenn (trombone) Georgie Auld (tenor saxophone) Harry Sheppard (vibraphone) Mal Waldron (piano) Mary Osborne (guitar) Vinnie Burke (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
television broadcast, "Art Ford's Jazz Party", Channel 13, NYC, July 17, 1958
Moanin' Low
When Your Lover Has Gone
** also issued on ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3005 entitled "Broadcast Performances, Vol. 3: Radio And TV Broadcasts".

Georgie Auld/Buck Clayton/Don Elliott/Tyree Glenn/Coleman Hawkins/Milt Hinton/Don Lamond/Willie "The Lion" Smith/Billie Holiday/Brownie McGhee/Maxine Sullivan/Dick Hyman/Leonard Feather - The Seven Ages Of Jazz  (Metrojazz 2-E 1009)

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Mal Waldron (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals) Leonard Feather (narrator)
"Oakdale Musical Theatre", Wallingford, CT, September 26, 1958
I Wished On The Moon
Lover Man

Mal Waldron - Mal/4: Trio  (New Jazz NJLP 8208)

Mal Waldron (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Kenny Dennis (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 26, 1958
1606By Myself
1607Like Someone In Love
1608Get Happy
1609J.M.'s Dream Doll
1610Splidium Dow
1611Love Span
1612Too Close For Comfort
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1856-2.

Billie Holiday At Monterey 1958  (Black-Hawk BKH 50701)

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet -5/11) Benny Carter (alto saxophone -5/11) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone -5/11) Mal Waldron (piano) Eddie Khan (bass) Dick Berk (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
"Monterey Jazz Festival", Monterey, CA, October 5, 1958
1.Ain't Nobody's Business But My Own
2.Willow Weep For Me
3.When Your Lover Has Gone
4.God Bless The Child
5.I Only Have Eyes For You
6.Good Morning, Heartache
7.Them There Eyes
8.Billie's Blues
9.Oh What A Little Moonlight Can Do
10.Travelin' Light
11.Lover Come Back To Me

Steve Lacy - Reflections  (New Jazz NJLP 8206)

Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Buell Neidlinger (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 17, 1958
1618Hornin' In
1619Skippy
1620Reflections
1621Four In One
1622Bye-Ya
1623Ask Me Now
1624Let's Call This
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 063, OJCCD 063-2.

Betty Blake Sings In A Tender Mood  (Bethlehem BCP 6058)

Marcus Belgrave (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Roland Alexander (tenor saxophone, flute) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Mal Waldron (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Addison Farmer, Eustis Guillemet (bass) Charlie Persip, Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Betty Blake (vocals)
NYC, late 1958
Let There Be Love
I'll Be Around
Moon And Sand
Trouble Is A Man
Love Is Just Around The Corner
Lilac Wine
It's So Peaceful In The Country
While We're Young
Blue Fool
All Of You
Don't Say Love Has Ended
Out Of This World

1959

Charles Mingus - Blues And Roots  (Atlantic LP 1305)

Willie Dennis, Jimmy Knepper (trombone) John Handy, Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, February 4, 1959
3346E's Flat, Ah's Flat Too
** also issued on Atlantic SD 1305.
** part of Rhino R2 72871.

Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1956-1961  (Rhino R2 72871)

Willie Dennis, Jimmy Knepper (trombone) John Handy, Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same session
NYC, February 4, 1959
E's Flat, Ah's Flat Too (alt. take)
** same contents as Atlantic LP 1237 + LP 1260 + LP 1305 + LP 1377 + LP 1416 + SD 2-3001 + 9 bonus tracks.

Mal Waldron - Left Alone  (Bethlehem BCP 6045)

Jackie McLean (alto saxophone -4) Mal Waldron (piano -1/5, talking -6) Julian Euell (bass -1/5) Al Dreares (drums -1/5)
NYC, February 24, 1959
1. 6562Minor Pulsation
2. 6565You Don't Know What Love Is
3. 6572The Cat Walk
4. 6573Left Alone
5.Airegin
6.Mal Waldron: The Way He Remembers Billie Holiday

Mal Waldron - Impressions  (New Jazz NJLP 8242)

Mal Waldron (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 20, 1959
1737Champs-Elysees
1738C'est Formidable
1739Ciao
1740You Stepped Out Of A Dream
1741All The Way
1742All About Us
1743With A Song In My Heart
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 132, OJCCD 132-2.

Manny Albam/Teddy Charles/William Russo/Teo Macero - Something New, Something Blue  (Columbia CL 1388)

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Hal McKusick (alto saxophone) Frank Socolow (tenor saxophone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Mal Waldron (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Bill Russo (arranger, conductor)
NYC, April 30, 1959
CO63146East Hampton Blues
CO63147Davenport Blues
Donald Byrd (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Hal McKusick (alto saxophone) Frank Socolow (tenor saxophone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone, arranger, conductor) Mal Waldron (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
CO63148Swinging Goatsherd Blues
CO63149Blues In The Night
** also issued on Columbia CS 8183.

Mal Waldron - The Blues Minus You  (Music Minus One MMO 1011)

Mal Waldron (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Charles Perry (drums)
NYC, probably late 1959
The Twister
Empty Street
Dealin' Blue Gene
Blue Greens 'N' Beans
Hip Tip
Earthy
The Gospel Truth
Wheelin'
Pedal Eyes

1960

Mal Waldron - Moonglow And Stardust  (Music Minus One MMO 1012)

Mal Waldron (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, probably early 1960
Moonglow
Stardust
Idaho
Sweet Lorraine
Cool-'lypso
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea
Don't Worry 'Bout Me
Sleigh Ride
I Surrender, Dear

Mal Waldron - The Music Of Duke Ellington  (Music Minus One MMO 1015)

Mal Waldron (piano) Addison Farmer (bass -1/6,8,9) Wendell Marshall (bass -7,10) Ed Shaughnessy (drums -1/6,8,9) Charlie Persip (drums -7,10)
NYC, probably early 1960
1.Caravan
2.Sophisticated Lady
3.Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
4.Mood Indigo
5.Jump For Joy
6.It Don't Mean A Thing
7.Solitude
8.Don't Get Around Much Anymore
9.I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
10.I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart

Curtis Fuller/Booker Little/Donald Byrd/'Philly' Joe Jones/Paul Chambers/Pepper Adams/Bill Evans/Mal Waldron/Ed Shaughnessy/Armando Peraza/Marcus Belgrave/Addison Farmer/Don Ellis/Willie Rodriguez/Earl Zindars - The Soul Of Jazz Percussion  (Warwick W 5003)

Marcus Belgrave, Donald Byrd, Booker Little (trumpet) Mal Waldron (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Armando Peraza (congas)
NYC, spring 1960
Chasing The Bird
Wee Tina
Call To Arms
Don Ellis, Booker Little (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Mal Waldron (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) 'Philly' Joe Jones (drums) Willie Rodriguez (congas) Ed Shaughnessy (percussion, vibraphone)
November Afternoon
Witchfire
Construction Crew
** also issued on Warwick W 5003 ST.

Donald Byrd/Booker Little - The Third World  (TCB LP 1004)

Marcus Belgrave, Donald Byrd, Booker Little (trumpet) Mal Waldron (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Armando Peraza (congas)
NYC, spring 1960
Chasing The Bird
Call To Arms
Wee Tina
Don Ellis, Booker Little (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Mal Waldron (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) 'Philly' Joe Jones (drums) Willie Rodriguez (congas) Ed Shaughnessy (percussion, vibraphone)
Construction Crew (Construction)
November Afternoon

Booker Little And Booker Ervin - Sounds Of Inner City  (TCB LP 1003)

Don Ellis, Booker Little (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Mal Waldron (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) 'Philly' Joe Jones (drums) Willie Rodriguez (congas) Ed Shaughnessy (percussion, vibraphone): same session
NYC, spring 1960
Witch Fire (Witchfire)
Booker Little (trumpet) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Mal Waldron (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
"The Museum Of Modern Art", NYC, August 25, 1960
Scoochie (edited version) (Souchie)
Cycles (edited version)
Stardust (edited version)
The Confined Few (edited version)
Blues De Tambour (edited version) (Blues De'Tambour)

The Teddy Charles New Directions Quartet - Metronome Presents Jazz In The Garden At The Museum Of Modern Art  (Warwick W 2033)

Booker Little (trumpet) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Mal Waldron (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums): same session
"The Museum Of Modern Art", NYC, August 25, 1960
Scoochie
Cycles
Embraceable You
Blues De Tambour
Stardust
Take 3 Parts Jazz Suite: Route 4 / Byriste / Father George
The Confined Few
** also issued on Warwick W 2033 ST.

Nat Wright - The Biggest Voice In Jazz  (Warwick W 2040)

Bennie Green (trombone) Shelly Gold (flute, bass saxophone) Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums) Nat Wright (vocals) Teddy Charles (arranger) Mal Waldron (arranger, conductor)
NYC, September, 1960
My Man's Gone Now (My Gal's Gone Now)
Johnny One Note
You Let My Love Grow Cold
Joshua
** also issued on Warwick W 2040 ST.

Mal Waldron - The Music Of Jimmy McHugh  (Music Minus One MMO 1016)

Mal Waldron (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
NYC, probably late 1960
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
Don't Blame Me
It's A Most Unusual Day
I'm In The Mood For Love
I Feel A Song Coming On
Diga Diga Doo
I Must Have That Man
I Can't Give You Anything But Love
Cuban Love Song
You're A Sweetheart
I Can't Give You Anything But Love (fast tempo)

Mal Waldron  (Music Minus One MMO 1017)

Mal Waldron (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
NYC, probably late 1960
Temptation
Pagan Love Song
Broadway Rhythm
The Moon Is Low
Singin' In The Rain
You Were Meant For Me
You Are A Lucky Star
All I Do Is Dream Of You
You Stepped Out Of A Dream
I've Got A Feelin' You're Foolin'

Mal Waldron - For Singers 'N Swingers  (Music Minus One MMO 1018)

Mal Waldron (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
NYC, probably late 1960
Taking A Chance On Love
Cabin In The Sky
How About You
Ruby
Rose Room
Laura
Blue Moon
Over The Rainbow
When I Grow Too Old To Dream
Stairway To The Stars
Deep Purple
Try A Little Tenderness

Bennie Green - Hornful Of Soul  (Bethlehem BCP 6054)

Bennie Green (trombone) Lem Davis (alto saxophone) Jimmy Forrest (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Wyatt Ruther (bass) Art Taylor (drums) Tommy Lopez (congas)
NYC, December, 1960
Groove One
Lowland-Ism
Dibblin' And Dabblin'
The Cat Walk
Dee Dee

1961

Abbey Lincoln - Straight Ahead  (Candid CJM 8015)

Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute, piccolo) Walter Benton, Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums) Montego Joe as Roger Sanders, Robert White (congas) Abbey Lincoln (vocals) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, February 22, 1961
Straight Ahead
When Malindy Sings
In The Red
Blue Monk
Left Alone
African Lady
Retribution
** also issued on Candid CJS 9015; Barnaby KZ 31037; Candid CS 9015, CCD 79015.

Eric Dolphy - Candid Dolphy  (Candid CCD 79033)

Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute, piccolo) Walter Benton, Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums) Montego Joe as Roger Sanders, Robert White (congas) Abbey Lincoln (vocals) Nat Hentoff (supervisor): same session
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, February 22, 1961
African Lady (take 4)

Etta Jones - So Warm  (Prestige PRLP 7204)

Richard Berg, Joe Singer (French horn) Mal Waldron (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Bill English (drums) Etta Jones (vocals) unidentified strings, Oliver Nelson (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 9, 1961
3075All My Life
3076If You Were Mine
3077You Don't Know What Love Is
3078I Wish I Didn't Love You So
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 874-2.

Ron Carter - Where  (New Jazz NJLP 8265)

Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute -1,3,5,6) Mal Waldron (piano) George Duvivier (bass -1,3,4) Ron Carter (bass -1,3,4, cello -2,5,6) Charlie Persip (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 20, 1961
1. 3086Rally
2. 3087Where
3. 3088Yes, Indeed
4. 3089Bass Duet
5. 3090Saucer Eyes
6. 3091Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
** also issued on Prestige PR 7843 entitled "Eric Dolphy/Ron Carter - Where". Original Jazz Classics OJC 432, OJCCD 432-2.
** part of Prestige P 24053.

Mal Waldron - The Quest  (New Jazz NJLP 8269)

Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone -1/4,6,7) Mal Waldron (piano) Ron Carter (cello) Joe Benjamin (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 27, 1961
1. 3110Thirteen
2. 3111Duquility
3. 3112Status Seeking
4. 3113Warp And Woof
5. 3114Warm Canto
6. 3115Fire Waltz
7. 3116We Diddit
** also issued on Prestige PR 7579; Original Jazz Classics OJC 082, OJCCD 082-2.
** part of Prestige P 24085.

Eric Dolphy - Here And There  (Prestige PR 7382)

Booker Little (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Mal Waldron (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Ed Blackwell (drums)
"Five Spot Cafe", NYC, July 16, 1961
3147Status Seeking
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 673-2.
** part of Prestige P 24070.

Eric Dolphy At The Five Spot, Vol. 2  (Prestige PRLP 7294)

Booker Little (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Mal Waldron (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Ed Blackwell (drums): same session
"Five Spot Cafe", NYC, July 16, 1961
3149Aggression
3150Like Someone In Love
** also issued on Prestige PR 7826; Original Jazz Classics OJC 247, OJCCD 247-2.

Eric Dolphy At The Five Spot, Vol. 1  (New Jazz NJLP 8260)

Booker Little (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Mal Waldron (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Ed Blackwell (drums): same session
"Five Spot Cafe", NYC, July 16, 1961
3151Fire Waltz
3152Bee Vamp
3153The Prophet
** also issued on Prestige PR 7611; Original Jazz Classics OJC 133, OJCCD 133-2.

Various Artists - 25 Years Of Prestige  (Prestige PR 24046)

Booker Little (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Mal Waldron (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Ed Blackwell (drums): same session
"Five Spot Cafe", NYC, July 16, 1961
3152Bee Vamp (alt. take)

Eric Dolphy And Booker Little Memorial Album  (Prestige PR 7334)

Booker Little (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Mal Waldron (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Ed Blackwell (drums): same session
"Five Spot Cafe", NYC, July 16, 1961
3154Number Eight (Potsa Lotsa)
3155Booker's Waltz
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 353, OJCCD 353-2.

Max Roach - Percussion, Bitter Sweet  (Impulse! A 8)

Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas) Carlos "Totico" Eugenio (cowbells) Abbey Lincoln (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 1, 1961
10460Garvey's Ghost
10461Mendacity
Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Eric Dolphy (bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 3, 1961
10462Mama
10463Tender Warriors
Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Eric Dolphy (flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 8, 1961
10468Praise For A Martyr
Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 9, 1961
10473Man From South Africa
** also issued on Impulse! GRD 122.

Eldee Young And Company  (Argo LP 699)

Leo Wright (alto saxophone, flute) Mal Waldron (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Eldee Young (bass, cello) Red Holt (drums)
Chicago, IL, December 28, 1961?
11403Goodbye
11404Crazy, She Calls Me
11405John Henry
11406Cry Me A River
Truly
Big Brother
Just For Kicks
same personnel
Chicago, IL, December 28, 1961
11392Motherless Child
11393Mr. Kicks
11394When Johnny Comes Marching Home

Mal Waldron - Fun With Brushes  (Music Minus One MMO 175)

Mal Waldron (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Charles Perry (drums, arranger)
NYC, probably 1961
Lady Be Good
Take The "A" Train
Sweet Georgia Brown
It's Only A Paper Moon
September In The Rain
St. Louis Blues
I Remember You
All God's Children Got Rhythm

John LaPorta - 8 Men In Search Of A Drummer  (Music Minus One MMO 4003)

Louis Mucci (trumpet) Sonny Russo (trombone -5/8) John LaPorta (alto saxophone) George Barrow, Larry Wilcox (tenor,baritone saxophone -5/8) Mal Waldron (piano) Turk Van Lake (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Charlie Perry (drums, arranger)
NYC, probably 1961
1.Early Dues
2.Blue Tail
3.Baby Gnu
4.The Cradle
5.The Fourth Estate
6.Minor Affair
7.Charleston Boy
8.Sound The Drum

Mal Waldron - Blue Drums  (Music Minus One MMO 4005)

Mal Waldron (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Charlie Perry (drums)
NYC, probably 1961
The Twister
Dealin'
Blue Gene
Pedal Eyes
The Gospel Truth
Blue Greens 'N Beans
Hip Tip
Earthy
Wheelin'

Mal Waldron - For Pianists Only!  (Music Minus One MMO 4007)

Al Shackman (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Mal Waldron (arranger)
NYC, probably 1961
Rose Room
Cabin In The Sky
Stairway To The Stars
Try A Little Tenderness
How About You
Teddy Charles (vibraphone) replaces Shackman
Taking A Chance On Love
Deep Purple
Blue Moon
Over The Rainbow
When I Grow Too Old To Dream

Mal Waldron - They Laughed When I Sat Down To Play...  (Music Minus One MMO 4008)

Seldon Powell (tenor saxophone) George Duvivier (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Mal Waldron (arranger)
NYC, probably 1961
Love Me Or Leave Me
This Is Always
Makin' Whoopee
Serenade In Blue
Day In, Day Out
Blue Greens 'N Beans
Tyree Glenn (vibraphone, trombone) replaces Powell
Fools Rush In
Our Waltz
Little White Lies
The More I See You
Winter Wonderland
Short Stop

1962

Max Roach - It's Time  (Impulse! A 16)

Richard Williams (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums) Earl Baker (vocals) 16 vocals choir, Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson (conductor)
Fine Recording Ballroom Studio A, NYC, February 15, 1962
10776It's Time
10777Living Room
same personnel
Fine Recording Ballroom Studio A, NYC, February 26, 1962
10790Another Valley
10791The Profit
Richard Williams (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums) Earl Baker (vocals) Abbey Lincoln (vocals -1) 16 vocals choir, Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson (conductor)
Fine Recording Ballroom Studio A, NYC, February 27, 1962
1. 10792Lonesome Lover
2. 10793Sunday Afternoon
** also issued on Impulse! IMPD 185.

Gene Ammons - Velvet Soul  (Prestige PRLP 7320)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 5, 1962
3573Light'n Up
3577Salome's Tune
3579A Stranger In Town

Gene Ammons - Sock!  (Prestige PR 7400)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 5, 1962
3574Short Stop
3575They Say You're Laughing At Me
3578Blue Coolade

Gene Ammons - Angel Eyes  (Prestige PR 7369)

Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 5, 1962
3576It's The Talk Of The Town
3580You Go To My Head
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 980-2.

Max Roach - Speak, Brother, Speak!  (Fantasy LP 6007)

Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Eddie Khan (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"The Jazz Workshop", San Francisco, CA, October 27, 1962
Speak, Brother, Speak!
A Variation
** also issued on Fantasy LP 86007; Original Jazz Classics OJC 646, OJCCD 646-2; America (F) 30 AM 6057.

1964

Mal Waldron - Les Nuits De La Negritude  (Powertree AP 1003)

Mal Waldron (piano) George Tucker (bass) Al Dreares (drums)
NYC, probably circa middle 1964
Samabli (Summerday)
Easy Going
All Of My Life
Ollie's Caravan
Modal Air
Lullaby Chant
The Call To Arms
Skipper's Waltz
Love Span
Quiet Temple (All Alone)

1966 (age 41)

Mal Waldron - All Alone  (G.T.A. Records (It) GTLP 1004)

Mal Waldron (piano)
Milan, Italy, March 1, 1966
All Alone
Due Torri
A View Of St. Luca
Blue Summer
If You Think I'm Licked
Three For Cicci
Mosque Raid
Waltz Of Oblivious

Mal Waldron Trio  (Karim (It) KLP 14)

Mal Waldron (piano) Giovanni Tommaso (bass) Pepito Pignatelli (drums)
Rome, Italy, May 30 & 31, 1966
Steady Bread
Blues For Picchi
Rosa
Marco
For Bob
Theme "The Coureus"
View From St. Luca
Chim Chim Cheree
Dock Scene
Speedy

Dusko Goykovich - Swinging Macedonia  (Philips (G) 843 942 PY)

Dusko Gojkovic (trumpet, flugelhorn) Eddie Busnello (alto saxophone) Nathan Davis (tenor,soprano saxophone, flute) Mal Waldron (piano) Peter Trunk (bass) Cees See (drums)
Philips Studios, Cologne, West Germany, August 30 & 31, 1966
Macedonia
Old Fisherman's Daughter
Jumbo Uganda
The Gypsy
Macedonian Fertility Dance
Bem-Basha
Saga Se Karame
Wedding March Of Alexander The Macedonian
The Nights Of Skopje
Balcan Blue
** also issued on Columbia (E) SX 6260, (E) SCX 6260; Enja (G) 4048, ENJ 4048-2.

Various Artists - Jazz Jamboree-66, Vol. 1  (Polskie Nagrania Muza (Polish) XL 0342)

Mal Waldron (piano) Kurt Lindgren (bass)
"Jazz Jamboree 1966", Warsaw, Poland, October 14, 1966
Steady Bread
Left Waltz
For Bob

1967

Mal Waldron - Sweet Love, Bitter (Soundtrack)  (Impulse! AS 9142)

Dave Burnes (trumpet) George Coleman (tenor,alto saxophone) Charles Davis (baritone saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Richard Davis (bass -1,4) George Duvivier (bass -2,3,5/13) Al Dreares (drums)
NYC, March 23, 1967
1. 90756Looser's Lament
2. 90757Della
3. 90758Hillary
4. 90759Espresso Time
5. 90760Keel
6. 90761Smokin'
7. 90762Della's Dream
8. 90763The Search
9. 90764Candy's Ride
10. 90765Bread
11. 90766Eagle Flips Out
12.Brindles Place
13.Sleep, Baby Sleep

1968

Benny Bailey All Stars - Soul Eyes  (SABA (G) SB 15158)

Benny Bailey (trumpet) Nathan Davis (tenor saxophone, flute) Mal Waldron (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Makaya Ntshoko (drums) Charly Campbell (congas)
Munich, West Germany, January 11, 1968
Prompt
Soul Eyes
Ruts, Grooves And Dimensions
Mid-Evil Dance
** also issued on MPS (G) MPS 15158; MPS/BASF (G) CRM 657, 21 20657-?.

Various Artists - 9. Mednarodni International Jazz Festival, Ljubljana '68  (Helidon (Yu) 08-001)

Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
"9th International Jazz Festival", "Tivoli Concert Hall", Ljubljana, Yugoslavia, June 8, 1968
Little Man You've Had A Busy Day

1969

Mal Waldron - Ursula  (Musica (F) MUS 3012)

Mal Waldron (piano) Patrice Caratini (bass) Franco Manzecchi (drums)
Paris, France, June 12, 1969
1st Bassman
Girl On A Bicycle Waltz
Ursula
Blood And Guts
Drummer's Bags
Valse Von Den Puppen
For Mimi
Les Parents Terribles

Nathan Davis - Jazz Concert In A Benedictine Monastery  (Edici ED 006101)

Nathan Davis (tenor,soprano saxophone, flute) Mal Waldron (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Benedictine Monastery Maria Einsiedeln, Switzerland, July 11, 1969
Frog In'
Song For Agnes
Uschimaus
With This My Love
Up Jumped Spring

Mal Waldron - Set Me Free  (Affinity (E) AFF 116)

Mal Waldron (piano) Barre Phillips (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Paris, France, October, 1969
Set Me Free
Yeah / Attila The Hun
Jamaica Libre
Desillusion
You Were Always There

Mal Waldron Trio - Free At Last  (ECM (G) ECM 1001)

Mal Waldron (piano) Isla Eckinger (bass) Clarence Becton (drums)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, November 24, 1969
Rat Now
Balladina
1-3-234
Rock My Soul
Willow Weep For Me
Boo
** also issued on ECM (G) ECM 1001 (CD).

1970

Mal Waldron - Tokyo Bound  (Victor (J) SMJX-10089)

Mal Waldron (piano) Yasuo Arakawa (bass) Takeshi Inomata (drums)
Tokyo, Japan, February 7 & 12, 1970
Japanese Island
Rock One For Jinbosan
Atomic Energy
Mount Fuji

Mal Waldron - Tokyo Reverie  (Victor (J) SMJX-10103)

Mal Waldron (piano)
Tokyo, Japan, February 7, 1970
Tokyo Daytime
A Touch Of Tokyo
Sayonara
Braue Samurai
Hallelujah
Soul In Search
Variations On A Theme
Blood And Guts

Mal Waldron - Blood And Guts  (Futura (F) GER 13)

Mal Waldron (piano) Patrice Caratini (bass) Guy Hayat (drums)
"Centre Culturel Americain", Paris, France, May 12, 1970
Down At The Gill's
My Funny Valentine
La Petite Africaine
Blood And Guts
** also issued on Musica (F) MUS 2019.

Mal Waldron - Spanish Bitch  (Globe (J) SMJX-10113)

Mal Waldron (piano) Isla Eckinger (bass) Fred Braceful (percussion) Manfred Eicher as M.E. (producer)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, September 18, 1970
Spanish Bitch
Eleanor Rigby
Black Chant
All That Funk

Mal Waldron - The Opening  (Futura (F) GER 20)

Mal Waldron (piano)
Paris, France, November 19, 1970
Right On
Of Pigs Andp Anthers
Cry Out
Die Fludel
Petite Gemaux
Sieg Haile
** also issued on Musica (F) MUS 2003.

Embryo - Steig Aus  (Brain/Metronome (G) 1023)

Edgar Hofmann (violin) Jimmy Jackson (organ) Mal Waldron (electric piano) Roman Bunka (guitar) Jorg Evers, Dave King (bass) Christian Burchard (drums, vibraphone)
West Germany, December 22, 1970
Radio Marrakesch
Orient Express
Dreaming Girls
Call

1971

Embryo - Rocksession  (Brain/Metronome (G) 1036)

Edgar Hofmann (soprano saxophone, violin) Jimmy Jackson (organ) Mal Waldron (electric piano) Siegfried Schwab (guitar) Jorg Evers, Dave King (bass) Christian Burchard (drums)
Stommeln, West Germany, February 1, 1971
A Place To Go
Entrances
Warm Canto
Dirge

Mal Waldron/Jimmy Jackson/Eberhard Weber/Fred Braceful - The Call  (JAPO (G) JAPO 60001)

Jimmy Jackson (organ) Mal Waldron (electric piano) Eberhard Weber (electric bass) Fred Braceful (drums)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, February 1, 1971
The Call
Thoughts

Kimiko Kasai/Mal Waldron - One For Lady  (Victor (J) SMJX-10119)

Mal Waldron (piano) Yoshio Suzuki (bass) Hiroshi Murakami (drums) Kimiko Kasai (vocals)
Tokyo, Japan, February 13, 1971
Don't Explain
My Man
Someother Day
Willow Weep For Me
Yesterdays
Lover Man
You're My Thrill
Left Alone

Mal Waldron - Mal: Live 4 To 1  (Philips (J) FX 8513/14)

Mal Waldron (piano) Masabumi Kikuchi (piano -1,2)
"Swing Journal Jazz Workshop", "Yamaha Hall", Tokyo, Japan, March 2, 1971
1.Little Abbi
2.Blood And Guts
3.Willow Weep For Me
4.You Don't Know What Love Is
5.Don't Explain
Kohsuke Mine (alto saxophone -1,2) Mal Waldron (piano) Isao Suzuki (bass -1/4) Yoshiyuki Nakamura (drums -1/4)
"Swing Journal Jazz Workshop", "Yamaha Hall", Tokyo, Japan, March 3, 1971
1.Left Alone
2.Straight, No Chaser
3.Right On
4.Thoughts
5.Yesterdays
6.All Alone

Mal Waldron/Gary Peacock - First Encounter  (Victor (J) SMJX-10112)

Mal Waldron (piano) Gary Peacock (bass) Hiroshi Murakami (drums)
Tokyo, Japan, March 8, 1971
She Walks In Beauty
The Heart Of The Matter
What's That
Walkin' Way

Mal Waldron - Number Nineteen  (Freedom (E) FLP 41073)

Mal Waldron (piano) Dick Van Der Capellen (bass) Martin Van Duynhoven (drums)
Baarn, Holland, May 30, 1971
Number 19
Trip
Watakushi No Sekai

Mal Waldron - Black Glory  (Enja (G) 2004)

Mal Waldron (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Pierre Favre (drums)
"Domicile", Munich, West Germany, June 29, 1971
Sieg Haile
La Gloire Du Noir
The Call
Rock My Soul
** also issued on Enja (G) ENJ 2004-2.

Mal Waldron - Plays The Blues  (Enja (G) 5021)

Mal Waldron (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Pierre Favre (drums): same session
"Domicile", Munich, West Germany, June 29, 1971
Blues: Blues For F.P.
Blues: Way In
Blues: Miles And Miles Of Blues
Up Down Blues
Blues For D.S.

Mal Waldron - Signals  (Freedom (E) FLP 41042)

Mal Waldron (piano)
Baarn, Holland, August 14, 1971
Signals
Things That's Go Bump In The Night
Zapata
A Touch Of The Blues
** also issued on Arista Freedom AL 1042.

Mal Waldron - Skippin'  (Numera MAT 8)

Sonny Grey (trumpet) Alain Hatot (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Gus Nemeth (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
November 3, 1971
Skippin'
Journey Without End
The Fire Now
Antony

Mal Waldron/Steve Lacy - Journey Without End  (Victor (J) SMJX-10134)

Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Kent Carter (bass) Noel McGhie (drums)
Studio Europa Sonor, Paris, France, November 30, 1971
The Fire Now
Journey Without End
I Feel A Draft
Bone
Mar

1972

Mal Waldron - Blues For Lady Day  (Black Lion (E) BLP 30142)

Mal Waldron (piano)
Baarn, Holland, February 5, 1972
Blues For Lady Day
Just Friends
Don't Blame Me
You Don't Know What Love Is
The Man I Love
You're My Thrill
Strange Fruit
Easy Living
Mean To Me

Mal Waldron - A Little Bit Of Miles  (Freedom (E) FLP 40116)

Mal Waldron (piano) Henk Haverhoek (bass) Pierre Courbois (drums)
"Jazzzolder Hot House", Leiden, Holland, February 9, 1972
A.L.B.O.M. (A Little Bit Of Miles)
Here, There And Everywhere

Mal Waldron - Jazz A Confronto  (Horo (It) HLL 101-19)

Mal Waldron (piano)
Rome, Italy, April 1, 1972
Tew Nune
Picchy's Waltz
Breakin' Through
Canto Ritrovato
Lullaby
Appia Antica

Mal Waldron - A Touch Of The Blues  (Enja (G) 2062)

Mal Waldron (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Allen Blairman (drums)
"East-West Jazz Festival", Nurnberg, West Germany, May 6, 1972
Here, There And Everywhere
The Search
A Touch Of The Blues

Mal Waldron On Steinway  (Carson/Paula LPS 4000)

Mal Waldron (piano)
Paris, France, May 11, 1972
Paris Reunited
Portrait Of A Bullfighter
One For Bud
For Eric Satie

Mal Waldron With The Steve Lacy Quintet  (America (F) 30 AM 6124)

Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Steve Potts (alto saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Irene Aebi (cello) Kent Carter (bass) Noel McGhie (drums, percussion)
Paris, France, May, 1972
Vio
Jump For Victor
Blue Wee
** also issued on America (F) 067 862-2.

Mal Waldron With The Steve Lacy Quintet  (America (F) 067 862-2)

Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Steve Potts (alto saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Irene Aebi (cello) Kent Carter (bass) Noel McGhie (drums, percussion): same session
Paris, France, May, 1972
Vio (alt. take)
Jump For Victor (alt. take)
** reissue of America (F) 30 AM 6124 + 2 bonus tracks.

Mal Waldron - The Whirling Dervish  (America (F) 30 AM 6128)

Mal Waldron (piano) Peter Warren (bass) Noel McGhie (drums)
Paris, France, May, 1972
Reaching Out
The Whirling Dervish
Walk

Mal Waldron - Meditations  (Victor (J) SMJX-10147)

Mal Waldron (piano)
"Dug", Tokyo, Japan, July 12, 1972
All Alone
The Blues Suite
Chairo No Hitomi
The Stone Garden Of Ryoanji
Summertime
Left Alone

Mal Waldron/Terumasa Hino - Reminiscent Suite  (Victor (J) SMJX-10155)

Terumasa Hino (trumpet) Takao Uematsu (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Isao Suzuki (bass) Motohiko Hino (drums) Yuhji Imamura (percussion)
Tokyo, Japan, August 14, 1972
Reminiscent Suite: Dig It Deep Down Baby
Reminiscent Suite: Echoes
Reminiscent Suite: One More With Feeling
Black Forest

1973

Mal Waldron - Up Popped The Devil  (Enja (G) 2034)

Carla Poole (flute -2) Mal Waldron (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
NYC, December 28, 1973
1.Up Popped The Devil
2.Space Walk
3.Snake Out
4.Changachangachanga

1974

Mal Waldron - Hard Talk  (Enja (G) 2050)

Manfred Schoof (cornet) Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Isla Eckinger (bass) Allen Blairman (drums)
"East-West Jazz Festival", "Meistersingerhalle", Nurnberg, West Germany, May 4, 1974
Snake Out
Hard Talk
Russian Melody
** also issued on Enja (G) ENJ 2050-2.

Mal Waldron - Hard Talk  (Enja (G) ENJ 2050-2)

Manfred Schoof (cornet) Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Isla Eckinger (bass) Allen Blairman (drums): same session
"East-West Jazz Festival", "Meistersingerhalle", Nurnberg, West Germany, May 4, 1974
Hurray For Herbie
** reissue of Enja (G) 2050 + 1 bonus track.

1976 (age 51)

Mal Waldron/Jackie McLean - Like Old Time  (Victor (J) SMJ-6137)

Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Isao Suzuki (bass -1,2,4/6) Billy Higgins (drums -1,2,4/6)
Tokyo, Japan, April 12, 1976
1.J.M.'s Dream Doll
2.I Loves You, Porgy
3.I'm A Fool To Want You
4.Blues For Matsuura
5.No More
6.Left Alone

1977

Mal Waldron - One-Upmanship  (Enja (G) 2092)

Manfred Schoof (trumpet) Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Makaya Ntshoko (drums)
Conny's Studio, Wolperath, West Germany, February 12, 1977
One-Upmanship
The Seagulls Of Kristiansund
Hurray For Herbie
** also issued on Amiga (G) DDR 855738.

1978

Mal Waldron - Moods  (Enja (G) 3021+23)

Terumasa Hino (trumpet) Hermann Breuer (trombone) Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Cameron Brown (bass) Makaya Ntshoko (drums)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, May 6, 1978
Minoat
A Case Of Plus 4's
Sieg Haile
Mal Waldron (piano)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, May 8, 1978
Anxiety
Thoughtful
Lonely
Happiness
Soul Eyes
I Thought About You
Duquility

Klaus Weiss - Child's Prayer  (EMI/Electrola (G) MRC 1C066-45321)

Roman Schwaller (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Gunter Moll (guitar) Rocky Knauer (bass) Klaus Weiss (drums)
Hamburg, West Germany, August 27 & 28, 1978
Child's Prayer
Tears For Lost Friends
Shades Of Coltrane
La Rochelle
Drone
Blooze

1979

Mal Waldron - Mingus Lives  (Enja (G) 3075)

Mal Waldron (piano)
"Chapati Club", Spa, Belgium, February 28, 1979
Mingus Lives
Snake Out
Tensile Structures
Here, There And Anywhere

Klaus Weiss - On Tour  (Calig (G) CAL 30623)

Roman Schwaller (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Gunter Moll (guitar) Rocky Knauer (bass) Klaus Weiss (drums)
"Domicile", Munich, West Germany, April 6 & 7, 1979
Shades Of Coltrane
Back To Bach
Klever Klaus
Mingus Lives
Golden Golson

Various Artists - Jazzbuhne Berlin '79  (Amiga (G) DDR 855749)

Mal Waldron (piano)
"Friedrichstadtpalast", Berlin, West Germany, April 22, 1979
Thoughtful

Various Artists - Jazz Na Koncertnom Podiju, Vol. 4  (Jugoton (Yu) LSY 61536)

Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) John Lockwood (bass) Makaya Ntoshko (drums)
"Ljubljana Jazz Festival", Ljubljana, Yugoslavia, June 15, 1979
Relaxin' At Camarillo (Relaxing At Camarillo)

1980

Roy Burrowes/Mal Waldron Live At The Dreher  (EPM Musique (F) 151992)

Roy Burrowes (trumpet) Richard Raux (saxophones) Mal Waldron (piano) Patrice Caratini (bass) George Brown (drums)
"Dreher", Paris, France, March 9 & 10, 1980
Old Compton Street
Hard Talk
Sometimes
Jamaica
Searching
Sea Gulls
Symphony In Blues
Going Back Home

1981

Johnny Dyani/Mal Waldron Duo Live At Jazz Unite - Some Jive Ass Boer  (Jazz Unite (F) 102)

Mal Waldron (piano) Johnny Dyani (bass) Pablo Sauvage (percussion -3)
"Jazz Unite", France, April 16, 1981
1.Safari
2.African Cake-Walk
3.Makulu-Kalahari
4.Strange Intrusions
5.Blues For Mandela
6.Time Will Tell

Mal Waldron Trio - Mal 81  (Progressive PRO 7060)

Mal Waldron (piano) George Mraz (bass) Al Foster (drums)
RCA Studios, NYC, June 18, 1981
Love For Sale
Summertime
Angel Eyes
Autumn Leaves
Body And Soul
I Surrender, Dear
Yesterdays
All Of You

Mal Waldron - News: Run About Mal  (Progressive PRO 7061)

Mal Waldron (piano) George Mraz (bass) Al Foster (drums): same session
RCA Studios, NYC, June 18, 1981
It Could Happen To You
You Don't Know What Love Is
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Tea For Two
Willow Weep For Me
I'm A Fool To Want You
Polka Dots And Moonbeams
With A Song In My Heart

Steve Lacy And Mal Waldron Live At Dreher Paris 1981 - Round Midnight, Vol. 1  (hatART (Swi) CD 2-6172)

Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano)
"Dreher", Paris, France, August 10, 1981
Let's Call This
'Round Midnight
same personnel
"Dreher", Paris, France, August 13, 1981
No Baby
Herb De L'Oublie
Snake Out
** part of hatOLOGY (Swi) 4-596.

Mal Waldron And Steve Lacy - Let's Call This  (hatART (Swi) 2038)

Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano): same session
"Dreher", Paris, France, August 13, 1981
'Round Midnight
same personnel
"Dreher", Paris, France, August 14, 1981
Deep Endeavors
The Seagulls Of Kristiansund
same session
Bone
I Feel A Draft
Epistrophy
same personnel
"Dreher", Paris, France, August 15, 1981
The Peak
Let's Call This
Well, You Needn't

Steve Lacy/Mal Waldron - Snake-Out  (hatMUSICS (Swi) 3501)

Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano): same personnel
"Dreher", Paris, France, August 14, 1981
A Case Of Plus 4's
Snake Out
same session
No Baby
Blinks
** part of hatART (Swi) 2015.

Mal Waldron And Steve Lacy Live At Dreher Paris 1981 - The Peak, Vol. 2  (hatART (Swi) CD 2-6186)

Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano): same session
"Dreher", Paris, France, August 14, 1981
'Round Midnight
Well, You Needn't
** part of hatOLOGY (Swi) 4-596.

Steve Lacy/Mal Waldron - Herbe De L'oubli  (hatMUSICS (Swi) 3515)

Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano): same personnel
"Dreher", Paris, France, August 15, 1981
Herbe De L'Oubli
Hooray For Herbie
Epistrophy
** part of hatART (Swi) 2015.

Mal Waldron - What It Is  (Enja (G) 4010)

Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
Vanguard Studios, NYC, November 15, 1981
Charlie Parker's Last Supper
Hymn From The Inferno
What It Is
** also issued on Enja (G) ENJ 4010-2.

1982

Mal Waldron - One Entrance, Many Exits  (Palo Alto Jazz PA 8014)

Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone -1,4,5) Mal Waldron (piano) David Friesen (bass) Billy Higgins (drums -1,4/6)
Menlo Park, CA, January 4, 1982
1.Golden Golson
2.One Entrance, Many Exits
3.Chazz Jazz
4.Herbal Syndrome
5.How Deep Is The Ocean
6.Blues In 4 By 3

Various Artists - Mistletoe Magic  (Palo Alto Jazz PA 8032)

Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) David Friesen (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Menlo Park, CA, January 4, 1982
The Christmas Song

Kazutoki Umezu - Another Step  (Union Jazz (J) ULP 5004)

Kazutoki Umezu (alto saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Takeharu Hayakawa (bass) Takashi Kikuchi (drums)
Tokyo, Japan, April 21 & 22, 1982
I Should Care
Lonely Nights
Hole In Stomach Woman
Circular Line
'Round Midnight

Mal Waldron - In Retrospect  (Baybridge (J) KUX 172-B)

Akira Miyazawa (tenor saxophone, flute) Mal Waldron (piano) Isao Suzuki (bass) Hironobu Fujisawa (drums)
Tokyo, Japan, April 23, 1982
All Alone
Oleo
Blue Monk
I Can't Get Started
Straight, No Chaser

1983

Mal Waldron - Breaking New Ground  (Baybridge (J) KUX 180-B)

Mal Waldron (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Ed Blackwell (drums)
Tokyo, Japan, June 28 & 29, 1983
Dans La Cuisine D'alibi
Suicide Is Painless
After The Love Has Gone
Beat It
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
Gymnopedie, No. 2
Everything Must Change
Thy Freedom Come

Mal Waldron Plays Eric Satie  (Baybridge (J) FEX 27-B)

Mal Waldron (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Ed Blackwell (drums): same personnel
Tokyo, Japan, December 8, 1983
Desepoir Agreable
Hermonies
Premiere Pensee Rose + Croix
Essais Le Vilain Petit Vaurien
Three Gymnopedies, No. 1
** also issued on Baybridge (J) 30CP-106.

Mal Waldron - You And The Night And The Music  (Paddle Wheel (J) K28P-6272)

Mal Waldron (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Ed Blackwell (drums): same personnel
Tokyo, Japan, December 9, 1983
The Way You Look Tonight
Bags' Groove
'Round Midnight
You And The Night And The Music
Georgia On My Mind
Billie's Bounce
Waltz For My Mother
** also issued on Paddle Wheel (J) 240E-6837.

Sumiko Yoseyama/Mal Waldron - With Mal  (Continental (J) HL 5032)

Mal Waldron (piano) Kunimitsu Inaba (bass) Motohiko Hino (drums) Sumiko Yoseyama (vocals) unidentified strings
Tokyo, Japan, December 21, 22 & 27, 1983
Where Are You
But Beautiful
How Deep Is The Ocean
Till There Was You
That's What Got Looks Like To Me
'Round Midnight
That's Life
My Funny Valentine
They Can't Take That Away From Me
The Nearness Of Myself

1984

Mal Waldron/David Friesen - Encounters  (Muse MR 5305)

Mal Waldron (piano) David Friesen (bass)
NYC, March 18, 1984
If I Were A Bell
Encounters
My Toby
Night Wind
Imagination
Outside Inside Too

1985 (age 60)

Femi Bellomo - Since You've Gone  (Dire (It) F 0376)

Roberto Ottaviano (alto,soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Attilio Zanchi (bass) Gianni Cazzola (drums) Femi Bellomo (vocals)
Milan, Italy, March 11-15, 1985
A Child Is Born
Since You've Gone
The Seagulls Of Kristiansund
Left Alone
Never Give Up
Easy Living
Estate

Kim Parker/Mal Waldron - Sometimes I'm Blue  (Soul Note (It) SN 1133)

Mal Waldron (piano) Isla Eckinger (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums) Kim Parker (vocals)
Milan, Italy, May 28 & 29, 1985
Born To Be Blue
Day Dream
Come Rain Or Come Shine
Singing Dancing
Devil May Care
Angel Eyes
Wishful Samba
A Song You'll Never Sing
Fiesta In Blue
Pretty Girl (The Star-Crossed Lovers)

Mal Waldron And Alone  (CBS/Sony (J) 32DH-273)

Mal Waldron (piano)
Tokyo, Japan, September 1 & 2, 1985
All Alone
I Thought About You
Polka Dots And Moonbeams
You Don't Know What Love Is
It Never Entered My Mind
Fire Waltz
My Old Flame
Yesterdays
Lover Man
Left Alone

Sumiko Yoseyama/Mal Waldron - Duo  (Eastworld (J) EWJ 90046)

Mal Waldron (piano) Sumiko Yoseyama (vocals)
Tokyo, Japan, September 17 & 18, 1985
Embraceable You
What A Moonlight Can Do
I Didn't Know What Time It Was
Body And Soul
Good Morning, Heartache
I Remember Clifford
Nice Work If You Can Get It
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
Teach Me Tonight
Come In From The Rain
Summertime

Mal Waldron/Yosuke Yamashita - Piano Duo Live At Pit Inn  (CBS/Sony (J) 32DH-360)

Mal Waldron, Yosuke Yamashita (piano)
"Shinjuku Pit Inn", Tokyo, Japan, September 17, 1985
Piano Improvisation I
Piano Improvisation II
My Old Flame

Sumiko Yoseyama/Mal Waldron - Duo 76/45  (Dam DOR 0137)

Mal Waldron (piano) Sumiko Yoseyama (vocals)
Tokyo, Japan, October, 1985
'Round Midnight
All Of You
Teach Me Tonight
Misty
Body And Soul
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
What A Little Moonlight Can Do

Mal Waldron/Marion Brown - Songs Of Love And Regret  (Free Lance (F) FRL 006)

Marion Brown (alto saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano)
Studio Gimmick, Yerres, France, November 8 & 10, 1985
Blue Monk
A Cause De Monk
To The Golden Lady In Her Graham Cracker Window
Contemplation
Hurry Sundown
A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing
** also issued on Free Lance (F) FRL-CD 006, FRL-NS 0302.

Mal Waldron/Marion Brown - Songs Of Love And Regret  (Free Lance (F) FRL-CD 006)

Marion Brown (alto saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano): same session
Studio Gimmick, Yerres, France, November 8 & 10, 1985
Blue Monk (take 2)
** reissue of Free Lance (F) FRL 006 + 1 bonus track.

Mal Waldron/David Friesen - Dedication  (Soul Note (It) 121178-1)

Mal Waldron (piano) David Friesen (bass)
Barigozzi Studio, Milan, Italy, November 18, 1985
Dedication
All God's Chillun Got Rhythm
It Never Entered My Mind
Rhythmics
Mowgly The Cat
Tapestry
Batik
** also issued on Soul Note (It) 121178-2.

1986

Mal Waldron - Space  (Vent Du Sud (F) VS 107)

Michel Marre (trumpet, flugelhorn) Doudou Gouirand (alto,soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Joel Allouche (tabla -4)
Montpellier, France, February 9, 1986
1.Space
2.Segala
3.Catwalk (The Little Cat Walk)
4.Fatherless Child (The Last Poet)
5.Soul Eyes
6.Monica

Steve Lacy/Mal Waldron - Sempre Amore  (Soul Note (It) 121170-1)

Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano)
Barigozzi Studio, Milan, Italy, February 17, 1986
Johnny Come Lately
Prelude To A Kiss
The Star-Crossed Lovers
To The Bitter
Azure
Sempre Amore
A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing
Smada

Mal Waldron - Update  (Soul Note (It) SN 1130)

Mal Waldron (piano)
Barigozzi Studio, Milan, Italy, March 10, 1986
Free For C.T.
A Night In Tunisia
The Inch Work
Variations On A Theme By Cecil Taylor
You Are Getting To Be A Habit With Me
I Should Care
** also issued on Soul Note (It) 121130-2.

Mal Waldron/Jackie McLean - Left Alone '86  (Paddle Wheel (J) K28P-6453)

Jackie McLean (alto saxophone -1/7,9) Mal Waldron (piano) Herbie Lewis (bass -1/7,9) Eddie Moore (drums -1/7,9)
"U-Port Kan'i Hoken Hall", Tokyo, Japan, September 1, 1986
1.Left Alone
2.God Bless The Child
3.All Of Me
4.The Cat Walk
5.Lover Man
6.Minor Pulsation
7.Good Morning, Heartache
8.All Alone
9.Super Okra Blues
** also issued on Paddle Wheel (J) K32Y-6167, 240E-6814.

Mal Waldron/Jackie McLean - Left Alone '86  (Paddle Wheel (J) K32Y-6167)

Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Herbie Lewis (bass) Eddie Moore (drums)
"U-Port Kan'i Hoken Hall", Tokyo, Japan, September 1, 1986
Left Alone (alt. take)
** reissue of Paddle Wheel (J) K28P-6453 + 1 bonus track.

Mal Waldron - The Git-Go: Live At The Village Vanguard  (Soul Note (It) SN 1118)

Woody Shaw (trumpet) Charlie Rouse (tenor saxophone, flute) Mal Waldron (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Ed Blackwell (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, September 16, 1986
Status Seeking
The Git Go
** also issued on Soul Note (It) 121118-2.

Mal Waldron - The Seagulls Of Kristiansund  (Soul Note (It) SN 1148)

Woody Shaw (trumpet) Charlie Rouse (tenor saxophone, flute) Mal Waldron (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Ed Blackwell (drums): same session
"Village Vanguard", NYC, September 16, 1986
Snake Out
Judy
The Seagulls Of Kristiansund
** also issued on Soul Note (It) 121148-2.

Various Artists - Eric Dolphy And Booker Little Remembered Live At Sweet Basil  (Paddle Wheel (J) K28P-6450)

Terence Blanchard (trumpet) Donald Harrison (alto saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Ed Blackwell (drums)
"Sweet Basil", NYC, October 3 & 4, 1986
The Prophet
Aggression
Booker's Waltz
** also issued on Paddle Wheel (J) 240E-6832.

Various Artists - Eric Dolphy And Booker Little Remembered Live At Sweet Basil, Vol. II: Fire Waltz  (Paddle Wheel (J) K28P-6476)

Terence Blanchard (trumpet) Donald Harrison (alto saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Ed Blackwell (drums): same session
"Sweet Basil", NYC, October 3 & 4, 1986
Number Eight
Fire Waltz
Bee Vamp
** also issued on Paddle Wheel (J) K32Y-6214.

1987

Mal Waldron - Our Colline's A Treasure  (Soul Note (It) 121198-1)

Mal Waldron (piano) Leonard Jones (bass) Sangoma Everett (drums)
Barigozzi Studio, Milan, Italy, April 28 & 30, 1987
Spaces
Our Colline's A Treasure
Chez Pascale
The Git Go
Because Of You I Live Again
** also issued on Soul Note (It) 121198-2.

Tchangodei/Archie Shepp/Mal Waldron - Three For Freedom  (Volcanic (F) 18.018)

Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano, grave-medium) Tchangodei (piano, medium-aigu)
Lyon, France, May 12 & 15, 1987
Africa Struggle
Space Blues
Drifting Blues
The Seagulls Of Kristiansund
** also issued on Volcanic (F) 18.018xCD.

Tchangodei/Mal Waldron - Les Venins D'Afrique  (Volcanic (F) 20.020)

Tchangodei, Mal Waldron (piano)
"Le Bec De Jazz", Lyon, France, May, 1987
Les Venins D'Afrique, Part 1
Les Venins D'Afrique, Part 2
Les Venins D'Afrique, Part 3
Les Venins D'Afrique, Part 4
Les Venins D'Afrique, Part 5

David Friesen/Eddie Moore/Jim Pepper/Julian Priester/Mal Waldron - Remembering The Moment  (Soul Note (It) 121278-2)

Julian Priester (trombone) Jim Pepper (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) David Friesen (bass) Eddie Moore (drums)
"The Hobbit", Portland, OR, June 25, 1987
Autumn Leaves
A Night In Tunisia
All Blues

Anthony Braxton - Six Monk's Compositions (1987)  (Black Saint (It) 120116-1)

Anthony Braxton (alto saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Buell Neidlinger (bass) Bill Osborne (drums)
Barigozzi Studio, Milan, Italy, June 30, July 1, 1987
Brilliant Corners
Reflections
Played Twice
Four In One
Ask Me Now
Skippy

Mal Waldron - Both Sides Now  (Century (J) 28EL-5025)

Mal Waldron (piano)
"Urayasu Shimin Kaikan", Tokyo, Japan, August 11, 1987
I'm A Fool To Want You
Ballade No. 1 In G Minor, Op. 23 (Chopin)
For My Daddy
Nocturne (Chopin)
Fantasy In F Minor, Op. 49 (Chopin)
Gymnopedie (Satie)

The Super Quartet Of Mal Waldron Featuring Steve Lacy Live At Sweet Basil  (Paddle Wheel (J) K28P-6471)

Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Eddie Moore (drums)
"Greenwich Village Jazz Festival", "Sweet Basil", NYC, August 28 & 29, 1987
What It Is
Evidence
Snake Out
Let's Call This
** also issued on Paddle Wheel (J) K32Y-6208.

Marty Cook Group/Jim Pepper - Red, White, Black And Blue  (Enja (G) 5067)

Marty Cook (trombone) Jim Pepper (tenor,soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Ed Schuller (bass) John Betsch (drums)
Trixi-Tonstudio, Munich, West Germany, November 23 & 24, 1987
Spirit War
Love Life
Grab Bag
** also issued on Enja (G) ENJ 5067-2. Tutu (G) CD 888 174 entitled "Marty Cook Group Featuring Jim Pepper - Red, White, Black And Blue".

Marty Cook Group/Jim Pepper - Red, White, Black And Blue  (Enja (G) ENJ 5067-2)

Marty Cook (trombone) Jim Pepper (tenor,soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Ed Schuller (bass) John Betsch (drums): same session
Trixi-Tonstudio, Munich, West Germany, November 23 & 24, 1987
Trapeze
** reissue of Enja (G) 5067 + 2 bonus tracks.

Mal Waldron - Mal, Dance And Soul  (Tutu (G) LP 888 002)

Jim Pepper (tenor saxophone -5) Mal Waldron (piano) Ed Schuller (bass -1/4,6) John Betsch (drums -1/4,6)
Trixi-Tonstudio, Munich, West Germany, November 25, 1987
1.Dancing On The Flames
2.A Bow To The Classics
3.Little One (Dock Scene)
4.From A Little Acorms
5.Soul Mates
6.Bloods And Guts
** also issued on Tutu (G) CD 888 102.

Mal Waldron - Mal, Dance And Soul  (Tutu (G) CD 888 102)

Jim Pepper (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Ed Schuller (bass) John Betsch (drums)
Trixi-Tonstudio, Munich, West Germany, November 25, 1987
Solar
Blue Monk
Golden Golson
** reissue of Tutu (G) LP 888 002 + 3 bonus tracks.

Rene Bottlang/Mal Waldron - The Lausanne Concert  (Plainisphare (Swi) PL 1267-39)

Rene Bottlang, Mal Waldron (piano)
"Theatre De Beaulieu", Lausanne, Switzerland, December 20, 1987
Mon Amour Retrouve
Soliloquy
Evidence
C'est La Vie
A Bow To The Classics
Giulia
Epistrophy

1988

Mal Waldron - Evidence  (Dark Light Music (Canadian) DL 24002)

Mal Waldron (piano)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, March 14, 1988
Yesterdays
No Kick
Dear Old Stockholm
Rhapsodic Interlude, No. 1
Evidence
Let's Call This
Rhapsodic Interlude, No. 2
How Long Has This Been Going On

Mal Waldron/Jim Pepper - Art Of The Duo  (Tutu (G) LP 888 006)

Jim Pepper (tenor,soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano)
Trixi-Tonstudio, Munich, West Germany, April 5, 1988
Ticket To Tokyo
Ruby, My Dear
Bathing Beauties
Somewhere Over The Rainbow (take 1)
Good Bait
You're No Bunny Unless Some Bunny Loves You
A Pepper Poem, Part 1
A Pepper Poem, Part 2
Willy's Blues
What Is This Thing Called Love
Indian Water
Jim Pepper (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano)
Trixi-Tonstudio, Munich, West Germany, December, 1988
Ticket To Tokyo
Ruby, My Dear
Bathing Beauties
Somewhere Over The Rainbow
What Is This Thing Called Love
You're No Bunny Unless Some Bunny Loves You
Good Bait
A Pepper Poem
Willy's Blues
Indian Water
** also issued on Tutu (G) CD 888 106.

Mal Waldron/Jim Pepper - Art Of The Duo  (Tutu (G) CD 888 106)

Jim Pepper (tenor,soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano)
Trixi-Tonstudio, Munich, West Germany, April 5, 1988
Somewhere Over The Rainbow (take 2)
Spinning At Trixi
How Long Has This Been Going On
** reissue of Tutu (G) LP 888 006 + 3 bonus tracks.

Tom Mega - Backyards Of Pleasure  (ITM (G) ITM 942.432)

Harry Beckett (trumpet, flugelhorn) Roswitha Dash, Christoph Irmer, Eva Maria Nagel (violin) Monika Malek, Petra Stalz (viola) Rudiger Noeske, Friederike Pasquay (cello) Mal Waldron (piano) Wolfgang Schmidtke (keyboards, bass clarinet, soprano,tenor saxophone) Markus Wienstroer (guitar, electric guitar, violin) Harald Eller, Jan Kazda (bass) Achim Grebien (drums) Tom Mega (vocals) Katrin Haug (choir)
Dortmund, West Germany, April 6, 1988
Down The Harbour
For You Only
Well Here She Comes
Masters Of Passion
Street To Horizon
Come On Stranger
All The Simple Things
Doors Of Time
Streets Of Lima
Les Deux Enfants
** also issued on ITM (G) ITM 979.032, ITM 0032, ITM 1432.

Tiziana Simona/Mal Waldron - Flakes  (ITM (G) ITM 0037)

Enrico Rava (trumpet, flugelhorn) Giulio Visibelli (flute, alto flute) Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Tiziana Simona (vocals)
Milan, Italy, August-September, 1988
Flakes To Mark Rothko
Little One
Bo Il Cinese (Nowhere Ever After)
Flowers For Albert
Shadow Figures
Rose Selavy
Left Alone
Fling
** also issued on ITM (G) ITM 1437.

Tiziana Simona/Mal Waldron - Flakes  (ITM (G) ITM 1437)

Enrico Rava (trumpet, flugelhorn) Giulio Visibelli (flute, alto flute) Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Tiziana Simona (vocals): same session
Milan, Italy, August-September, 1988
Mari
** reissue of ITM (G) ITM 0037 + 1 bonus track.

Mal Waldron - No More Tears (For Lady Day)  (Timeless (Du) SJP 328)

Mal Waldron (piano) Paulo Cardoso (bass) John Betsch (drums)
Munich, West Germany, November 1, 2 & 3, 1988
Yesterdays
No More Tears
Melancholy Waltz
Solitude
Love Me Or Leave Me
All Night Through
As Time Goes By
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
Alone Together
** also issued on Timeless (Du) CDSJP 328; Alfa Jazz (J) 29R2-35.

Mal Waldron/Marion Brown - Much More!  (Free Lance (F) FRL 010)

Marion Brown (alto saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano)
Studio Gimmick, Yerres, France, November 14 & 15, 1988
Soul Mates
Someone To Watch Over Me
All God's Chillun Got Rhythm
My Funny Valentine
I Can't Get Started / Now's The Time
The Inch Worm
** also issued on Free Lance (F) FRL-CD 010.

Mal Waldron/Marion Brown - Much More!  (Free Lance (F) FRL-CD 010)

Marion Brown (alto saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano): same session
Studio Gimmick, Yerres, France, November 14 & 15, 1988
My Old Flame
** reissue of Free Lance (F) FRL 010 + 1 bonus track.

1989

Mal Waldron - Crowd Scene  (Soul Note (It) 121218-2)

Sonny Fortune (alto saxophone) Ricky Ford (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Eddie Moore (drums)
NYC, June 10, 1989
Crowd Scene
Yin And Yang

Mal Waldron - Where Are You  (Soul Note (It) 121248-2)

Sonny Fortune (alto saxophone) Ricky Ford (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Eddie Moore (drums): same session
NYC, June 10, 1989
Where Are You (take I)
Waltz For Marianne
Wha's Nine
Where Are You (take II)

Christian Burchard/Mal Waldron - Duo-Quartett-Solo  (Nebula (G) GN 0001)

Christian Burchard (vibraphone) Mal Waldron (piano) Michael Schone (bass) Dieter Serfas (drums)
West Germany, September, 1989, February, 1990
From Darkness Into Light
Waters From The Waters
Looking For The Third Man
Left Alone
Gan Gan
Marja's Ball
Lonely Nights
Embryo Solo
Giesing

Embryo - Turn Peace  (Schneeball (G) EFA 01045 08)

Hermann Breuer (trombone) Edgar Hofmann (soprano saxophone) Monty Waters (alto saxophone) Allan Praskin (alto,tenor saxophone) Christian Burchard (vibraphone) Mal Waldron (piano) Roman Bunka, Geoff Goodman (guitar) Paulo Cardoso (bass) Dieter Serfas (drums) Abdul Wahab (percussion)
Munich, West Germany, September, 1989
Abdul
Barks
Lonely Nights

Barney Wilen - French Story  (Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-7)

Barney Wilen (tenor,alto saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Stafford James (bass) Eddie Moore (drums)
Monster, Holland, October 2 & 3, 1989
Un Homme Et Une Femme (Man And Woman)
Ascenseur Pour L'echafaud
Les Parapluies De Cherbourg
Les Liaisons Dangereuses (No Problem)
Black Orpheus
Des Femmes Disparaissent
Autumn Leaves
Quiet Temple

Mal Waldron Quartet Featuring Jim Pepper, Vol. I - Quadrologue At Utopia  (Tutu (G) CD 888 118)

Jim Pepper (tenor,soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Ed Schuller (bass) John Betsch (drums)
"Utopia Club", Innsbruck, Austria, October 25 & 26, 1989
Ticket To Utopia
Time For Duke
Never In A Hurry
Mistral Breeze #1
Funny Glasses And A Moustache

Mal Waldron Quartet Featuring Jim Pepper, Vol. II - More Git' Go At Utopia  (Tutu (G) CD 888 148)

Jim Pepper (tenor,soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Ed Schuller (bass) John Betsch (drums): same session
"Utopia Club", Innsbruck, Austria, October 25 & 26, 1989
More Git' Go At Utopia
Warm Puppies-A Reflexion In Monk
You Open My Eyes
Misreal Breeze #2
Dancing On The Flames

Jim Pepper And Flying Eagle Live At New Morning, Paris  (Tutu (G) CD 888 194)

Jim Pepper (tenor saxophone, vocals) Mal Waldron (piano) Ed Schuller (bass) John Betsch (drums)
"New Morning", Paris, France, "Utopia Club", Innsbruck, Austria & "Hotel Ilves / Ball Room", Tampere Jazz Happening, ???, 1989
Flying At New Morning
Three Quarter Gemini
Somewhere Over The Rainbow
Ski Jumping Blues
Soul Mates
Green Pepper - Freewheelin' At Utopia
Legacy Of The Flying Eagle #2: Remembrance / Ya Na Ho / Four Winds / Witchi Tia To

1990

Mal Waldron - Spring In Prague  (Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-62)

Mal Waldron (piano) Paulo Cardoso (bass) John Betsch (drums)
Munich, West Germany, February 19 & 20, 1990
Revolution
East Of The Sun
Let Us Live / Dedicated To East / Germany
Spring In Prague
On A Clear Day
Spring Is Here
We Demand

Mal Waldron/Steve Lacy - Hot House  (Novus 3098-2-N)

Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano)
Studio Ferber, Paris, France, July 12-13, 1990
House Party Starting
Hot House
I'll Keep Loving You
Friday The 13th
Mistral Breeze
The Mooche
Petite Fleur
Snake Out
Retreat

Various Artists - A Merry Jazzmas  (Novus 01241 63126 2)

Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Irene Aebi (voice)
Studio Ferber, Paris, France, July 13, 1990
A Merrier Christmas

1993

Mal Waldron - My Dear Family  (Evidence ECD 22155-2)

Eddie Henderson (trumpet, flugelhorn -1,3,4,6/8) Grover Washington Jr. (soprano saxophone -1,2,5) Mal Waldron (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Pheeroan Ak Laff (drums)
NYC, September 21 & 24, 1993
1.Footprints
2.Left Alone
3.Sassy
4.Sakura Sakura
5.Here's That Rainy Day
6.Jean Pierre
7.Red Shoes
8.My Dear Family

Mal Waldron/Michel Marre/Doudou Gouirand - Le Matin D'un Fauve  (AA (F) AJ 312606)

Michel Marre (trumpet, flugelhorn, euphonium) Doudou Gouirand (alto,soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano)
"Petit Faucheux", Tours, France?, December 10 & 11, 1993
Le Matin D'un Fauve: Eclats / Free For C.T.
Chess Pour Mal
Reverie
Trois Tableaux Fauves: Snake Out / Fictions / Final
What'll I Do
Dear Old Stockholm

1994

Mal Waldron/George Haslam - Waldron/Haslam  (Slam (E) SLAMCD 305)

George Haslam (baritone saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano)
Cambrigeshire, England, February 24, 1994
I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
If I Were A Bell
Catch As Catch Should
Somewhere
Variations On Brahms 3, Mvt. 3
A Time For Duke
The Vortex
Motion In Order

Mal Waldron/Danila Satragno - Magic Night In Borgio Verezzi  (Philology (It) W 83.2)

Mal Waldron (piano) Danila Satragno (vocals)
"Piazza S. Pietro", Borgio Verezzi, Italy, August 2, 1994
Medley: Ugly Beauty / Rhythm-A-Ning
'Round Midnight
A Night In Tunisia
Summertime
Time For Duke
Here's That Rainy Day
All Night Through
Epistrophy
Don't Explain
But Not For Me

Mal Waldron - Mal, Verve, Black And Blue  (Tutu (G) CD 888 170)

Nicolas Simion (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Ed Schuller (bass) Victor Jones (drums)
"Theatre Satiricon", Essen, Germany, October 11, 1994
Judy Full Grown
Transylvanian Dance
Here Comes Mikey
Soul Eyes
I See You Now
The Last Go Pepper Blues

1995 (age 70)

Mal Waldron/George Haslam - Two New  (Slam (E) SLAMCD 306)

George Haslam (baritone saxophone, tarogato) Mal Waldron (piano)
Oxfordshire, England, April 20, 1995
I've Got The World On A String
One For Steve
Tangled Lawful Bells
Let's Do It Over
Sakura
Steps In Rhythm
Datura
From Charleston On Till Now
Come Sunday
I'm Old Fashioned
After The Carnage
Thailand Dance

Mal Waldron/Jeanne Lee/Toru Tenda - White Road, Black Rain  (3361*Black (J) TKCB-70782)

Toru Tenda (flute) Mal Waldron (piano) Jeanne Lee (vocals)
"Zenshoji Hondo", Hiroshima, Japan, August 6, 1995
White Road (Shiroi Michi)
Black Rain (Kuroi Ame)
same personnel
Studio F, Tajimi, Gifu, Japan, August 21, 1995
Japanese Lullaby (Komori Uta)
Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child
** also issued on 3361*Black (J) TKCK-3016 entitled "Mal Waldron/Jeanne Lee - Maturity 4: White Road, Black Rain".

Mal Waldron/Takeo Moriyama - Maturity 3: Dual  (3361*Black (J) TKCK-3015)

Mal Waldron (piano) Takeo Moriyama (drums)
Studio F, Tajimi, Gifu, Japan, August 20, 1995
Bou
Kyou-Kyou
San
Bou-Bou
Ten
Yawa
Rai-Rai

Mal Waldron/Mala Waldron - Maturity 2: He's My Father  (3361*Black (J) TKCK-3014)

Mal Waldron (piano) Mala Waldron (piano, vocals)
Studio F, Tajimi, Gifu, Japan, August 21, 1995
My Funny Valentine
Clouds
Castle In The Sky
Cat And Mouse
A Night In Tunisia
He's My Father

Mal Waldron/Nicolas Simion - Art Of The Duo: The Big Rochade  (Tutu (G) CD 888 186)

Nicolas Simion (soprano,tenor saxophone, bass clarinet) Mal Waldron (piano)
"Loft", Cologne, Germany, December 19, 1995
Open Windows
Monk's Dream
Minor Mode For Majors
Dinosaurus' Dispute
Song For Leo
From Dark Into The Light
Search For Euridice
Slovakian Folksong
Singing Red

1996

Mal Waldron - Maturity 5: Elusiveness Of Mt. Fuji  (3361*Black (J) TKCK-3017)

Mal Waldron (piano)
"Ongaku No Mori Hall, Risonare", Kitamori, Yamanashi, Japan, July 4, 1996
Remember
The Seagulls Of Kristiansund
My Old Flame
In The Wee Small Hours
My Romance
Mount Fuji
My Foolish Heart
As Time Goes By
I Should Care
The Seagulls Of Kristiansund
Remember (live version)

1997

Mal Waldron - Soul Eyes  (BMG 74321 53887-2)

Steve Coleman (alto saxophone -1,2) Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone -9) Mal Waldron (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Andrew Cyrille (drums) Jeanne Lee (vocals -2,3,10) Abbey Lincoln (vocals -5,7)
"At The Groove", Schelle, Belgium, August 15-17, 1997
1.Judy
2.Soul Eyes
3.Fire Waltz
4.Spaces
5.Straigh Ahead
6.From Darkness Into Light
7.God Bless The Child
8.Dee's Dilemma
9.The Git Go
10.No More Tears

1998

Mal Waldron - Maturity 1: Klassics  (3361*Black (J) TKCK-3013)

Mal Waldron (piano)
Studio ICC, Tokyo, Japan, July 21, 1998
Symphony No. 3 (Brahms)
Intermezzo
Prelude No. 4 (Chopin)
Intermezzo
Ases Tod (Grieg)
Modern Figured Bass
Sorrow (Bela Bartok)
Intermezzo
Waltz (Chopin)
Intermezzo
Prelude No. 20 (Chopin)

1999

Mal Waldron  (3361*Black (J) TKCK-3012)

Mal Waldron (piano)
1999-1995
Django
The Seagulls Of Kristiansund
My Foolish Heart
My One And Only Love
When Sunny Gets Blue
I Should Care
Remember
I Didn't Know What Time It Was
You Don't Know What Love Is
Left Alone

2000

Judi Silvano/Mal Waldron - Riding A Zephyr  (Soul Note (It) 121348-2)

Mal Waldron (piano) Judi Silvano (vocals)
Brussels, Belgium, November 8, 2000
Finding My Love
Cattin'
Riding A Zephyr
Flickers
Mal Waldron

2001

100 Gold Fingers - Piano Playhouse 2001  (Leafage Jazz (J) PCCY-30028)

Mal Waldron (piano)
"Gotanda U-Port Kan'i Hoken Hall", Tokyo, Japan, June 10, 2001
Darn That Dream
same session
Left Alone
Geri Allen, Kenny Barron, Ray Bryant, Cyrus Chestnut, Don Friedman, Benny Green, Junior Mance, Eric Reed, Mal Waldron, James Williams (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Grady Tate (drums)
Take The "A" Train

2002 (aged 77)

Mal Waldron - One More Time  (Sketch (F) SKE 333023)

Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone -3,8) Mal Waldron (piano) Jean-Jacques Avenel (bass -2/6,8)
Sketch Studio 4, Paris, France, January 29 & 30, 2002
1.All Alone
2.Rites Of Initiation
3.You
4.Blues For JJ's Bass
5.The Seagulls Of Kristiansund
6.Waltz For Marianne
7.In The Land Of Clusters
8.Soul Eyes