Mal Waldron Discography

1949 (age 23)

Mal Waldron Solo

Mal Waldron (piano)
NYC, March 30, 1949
221Fine And DandyAtlantic unissued
222I Can't Get Started-

1952

Frank Price With Kansas Fields Quartet

Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Alfred Matthews (bass) Kansas Fields (drums) Frank Price (vocals)
NYC, April 18, 1952
HL325Forgive This FoolHi-Lo unissued
HL326Don't Tell Me-

Emmitt Davis With Kansas Fields Quartet

Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Alfred Matthews (bass) Kansas Fields (drums) Emmitt Davis (vocals)
NYC, April 18, 1952
HL327Rippin' And Runnin'Hi-Lo 1407
HL328Look What'cha Done-
* Hi-Lo 1407   Emmitt Davis - Rippin' And Runnin' / Look What'cha Done

Ike Quebec With Kansas Fields Quartet

Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Alfred Matthews (bass) Kansas Fields (drums)
NYC, April 18, 1952
HL329Whispering WindsHi-Lo 1406
HL330Kiss Of Fire-
* Hi-Lo 1406   Ike Quebec/Kansas Fields - Whispering Winds / Kiss Of Fire

1953

The Wanderers

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
SWD4408Tell Me Howunissued
SWD4409Heh Mae EthelSavoy 1109
SWD4410Nothing I Wouldn't Dounissued
SWD4411We Could Find HappinessSavoy 1109
* Savoy 1109   The Wanderers - Heh Mae Ethel / We Could Find Happiness

Varetta Dillard

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 TellSavoy 1118
SVD4434Betcha Mr. Fletcherunissued
SVD4435(That's The Way) My Mind Is WorkingSavoy 1118
SVD4436Rocks In Your Headunissued
SVD4437Stringin' Along-
* Savoy 1118   Varetta Dillard - I Ain't Gonna Tell / (That's The Way) My Mind Is Working

1954

Charles Mingus Sextet

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 HeartSavoy MG 15050, MG 12059, SJL 1113
SCM6915Gregorian Chant-
SCM6916Eulogy For Rudy Williams-
SCM6917Tea For Two-
SCM6918Getting Together-
SCM6919Body And SoulSavoy MG 15050, SJL 1113
* Savoy MG 12059   Charles Mingus - Jazz Composers Workshop #2
* Savoy SJL 1113   Charles Mingus - Jazz Workshop
* Savoy MG 15050   Charles Mingus - The Moods Of Mingus

1955

Teo Macero And His Orchestra

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+Columbia CL 842
2. CO54049Heart On My Sleeve-
3. CO54050Sounds Of May-
* Columbia CL 842   New Jazz From Teo Macero And Bob Prince - What's New

Jackie McLean Quintet

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 OneAd Lib ADL 6601
2. 11054Blue Doll-
3. 11055Mood Malody-
4. 11056The Way You Look Tonight-
5. 11057Little Melonae-
6. 11058Lover Man-
* Ad Lib ADL 6601   Jackie McLean Quintet, Vol. I - The New Tradition
= Jubilee JLP 1064   The Jackie McLean Quintet
= Roulette RE 129   Echoes Of An Era: Jackie McLean Sextet - Tune Up

Charles Mingus Quintet + Max Roach

Eddie Bert (trombone) George Barrow (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Willie Jones (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, December 23, 1955
Jump MonkDebut DEB 123, (D) DEP 29, (D) DEB 139; Prestige PR 24010; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Serenade In BlueDebut DEB 123; Prestige PR 24010; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
same session
Work SongDebut DEB 123, (D) DEP 30, (D) DEB 139; Prestige PR 24010; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
SeptemberlyDebut DEB 123, (D) DEP 29; Prestige PR 24010; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
All The Things You C-SharpDebut DEB 123, (D) DEP 30; Prestige PR 24010; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
I'll Remember AprilDebut DEB 128, (D) DEB 139; Fantasy LP 6009; Prestige PR 24010; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Love Chant-
A Foggy Day-
Max Roach (drums) replaces Jones
DrumsDebut DEB 128; Fantasy LP 6009; Prestige PR 24010; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Willie Jones (drums) replaces Roach
Haitian Fight SongDebut DEB 128, (D) DEB 139; Fantasy LP 6009; Prestige PR 24010; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Lady Bird-
Jump Monk (alt. take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 045-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
All The Things You C-Sharp (alt. take)-
Max Roach (drums) replaces Jones
Drums (take 1)Debut 12DCD 4402-2
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-
* Debut DEB 123; Original Jazz Classics OJC 045, OJCCD 045-2   Charles Mingus - Mingus At The Bohemia
= Fantasy LP 6002, LP 86002; America (F) 30 AM 6052   Charles Mingus - Chazz!
* Debut (D) DEB 139   Charles Mingus - Chazz!
* Prestige PR 24010   Charles Mingus
* Debut DEB 128   Charles Mingus - Chazz! (not released)
* Fantasy LP 6009, LP 86009; Original Jazz Classics OJC 440, OJCCD 440-2; America (F) 30 AM 6059   The Charles Mingus Quintet + Max Roach
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings
* Debut (D) DEP 29   Charles Mingus - Mingus At The Bohemia, Vol. 1
* Debut (D) DEP 30   Charles Mingus - Mingus At The Bohemia, Vol. 2

1956 (age 30)

Teddy Charles Tentet

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
1806Green Bluesunissued
1807Nature BoyAtlantic LP 1229
1808The Quiet Time-
* Atlantic LP 1229   The Teddy Charles Tentet

Teddy Charles Tentet

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 BluesAtlantic LP 1229
1814You Go To My Head-
1815Show Timeunissued
* Atlantic LP 1229   The Teddy Charles Tentet

Teddy Charles Tentet

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
1831VibrationsAtlantic LP 1229
1832The Emperor-
1833Lydian M-1-
1834Majorsunissued
* Atlantic LP 1229   The Teddy Charles Tentet

Charles Mingus Quintet

Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) J.R. Monterose (tenor saxophone -1/4) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Willie Jones (drums)
Audio-Video Studios, NYC, January 30, 1956
1. 1865Pithecanthropus Erectus: Evolution / Superiority-Complex / Decline / DestructionAtlantic LP 1237, SD 1555, SD 3-600
2. 1866A Foggy DayAtlantic LP 1237, SD 2-302
3. 1867What Is This Thing Called Loverejected
4. 1868Love ChantAtlantic LP 1237
5. 1869Profile Of JackieAtlantic LP 1237, SD 2-302, SD 3-600
* Atlantic LP 1237, SD 8809   Charles Mingus - Pithecanthropus Erectus
= Rhino R2 72871   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1956-1961
* Atlantic SD 1555   The Best Of Charles Mingus
* Atlantic SD 3-600   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: An Anthology Of His Atlantic Recordings
* Atlantic SD 2-302   The Art Of Charles Mingus

Jackie McLean Quintet

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 JourneyPrestige PRLP 7048
2. 929Why Was I Born-
3. 930Contour-
* Prestige PRLP 7048; Original Jazz Classics OJC 056, OJCCD 056-2   Jackie McLean - 4, 5 And 6
= New Jazz NJLP 8279   Jackie McLean - 4, 5 & 6
= Prestige P 24076   Jackie McLean - Contour

Gene Ammons Septet

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 GenePrestige PRLP 7060, PRLP 7306; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 6013-2
941We'll Be Together AgainPrestige PRLP 7060, PRCD 24249-2
942Not Really The BluesPrestige PRLP 7060, PR 24036
* Prestige PRLP 7060; Original Jazz Classics OJC 211, OJCCD 211-2   Gene Ammons - Jammin' With Gene
= Prestige PR 7781   Gene Ammons Jam Sessions, Vol. 2 - Jammin' With Gene
* Prestige PRLP 7306   Gene Ammons - Biggest Soul Hits
* Prestige PR 24036   Gene Ammons - Juganthology
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 6013-2   Gene Ammons - Greatest Hits: The 50s
* Prestige PRCD 24249-2   Gene Ammons - Gentle Jug, Vol. 3

Jackie McLean Sextet

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 LovePrestige PRLP 7048
2. 932Abstractions-
3. 933Confirmation-
* Prestige PRLP 7048; Original Jazz Classics OJC 056, OJCCD 056-2   Jackie McLean - 4, 5 And 6
= New Jazz NJLP 8279   Jackie McLean - 4, 5 & 6
= Prestige P 24076   Jackie McLean - Contour

Jackie McLean Quintet Introducing Bill Hardman

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 DollPrestige PRLP 7068
2. 970Just For Marty-
3. 971Dee's Dilemma-
4. 972It Could Happen To You-
5. 973Sublues-
6. 974Steeplechase-
* Prestige PRLP 7068; Original Jazz Classics OJC 1714, OJCCD 1714-2   Jackie McLean Quintet Introducing Bill Hardman - Jackie's Pal
= New Jazz NJLP 8290   Jackie McLean - Steeplechase

Mal Waldron Quintet

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
1013ShomePrestige PRLP 7090
1014Transfiguration-
1015Dee's Dilemma-
1016Stablemates-
1017Bud Study-
1018Yesterdays-
* Prestige PRLP 7090; Original Jazz Classics OJC 611, OJCCD 611-2   Mal Waldron - Mal-1
= Prestige P 24068   Mal Waldron - One And Two

The Prestige All Stars

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
1044FlickersPrestige PRLP 7073
1045Boo-Lu-
1046Lil' Hankie-
1047Medley: Body And Soul / Tune UpStatus ST 8317; Prestige PR 7448; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 427-2
1048All Night LongPrestige PRLP 7073, PRLP 7313
* Prestige PRLP 7073; Original Jazz Classics OJC 427, OJCCD 427-2   The Prestige All Stars - All Night Long
= Prestige PRLP 7289   Kenny Burrell - All Night Long
= Prestige PR 24025   Kenny Burrell - All Day Long And All Night Long
* Status ST 8317   Various Artists - Body And Soul
* Prestige PR 7448   The Best Of Kenny Burrell
* Prestige PRLP 7313   The Prestige All Stars - Prestige/Groovy Goodies, Vol. 2

1957

Gene Ammons Septet

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 SizePrestige PRLP 7083
1055King Size-
1056FunkyPrestige PRLP 7083, PRLP 7306, PR 24036; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 6013-2
1057Stella By StarlightPrestige PRLP 7083, PR 24036
* Prestige PRLP 7083; Original Jazz Classics OJC 244, OJCCD 244-2   Gene Ammons - Funky
* Prestige PRLP 7306   Gene Ammons - Biggest Soul Hits
* Prestige PR 24036   Gene Ammons - Juganthology
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 6013-2   Gene Ammons - Greatest Hits: The 50s

The Prestige All Stars

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
1061EarthyPrestige PRLP 7102
1062What's Not-
1063I Wouldn't-
1064The Front Line-
1065Dayee-
* Prestige PRLP 7102; Original Jazz Classics OJC 1707, OJCCD 1707-2   The Prestige All Stars - Earthy

Jackie McLean Sextet

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. 1078FlickersPrestige PRLP 7087
2. 1079Help-
3. 1080Minor Dream-
4. 1081Beau Jack-
5. 1082Mirage-
* Prestige PRLP 7087; Original Jazz Classics OJC 074, OJCCD 074-2   Jackie McLean & Co.
= New Jazz NJLP 8323   Jackie McLean And Co.

The Prestige All Stars

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 EyesPrestige PRLP 7116
1084Kokochee-
1085No More Nights-
1086Kinda Kanonic-
1087Staggers-
1088Don't Blame Me-
* Prestige PRLP 7116; Original Jazz Classics OJC 1734, OJCCD 1734-2   The Prestige All Stars - Four Altos
= Prestige MPP 2508   Phil Woods/Gene Quill/Hal Stein/Sahib Shihab - 4 Altos

Jackie McLean Quartet

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 RhapsodyNew Jazz NJLP 8231
1090Embraceable YouNew Jazz NJLP 8253
1091I Never KnewNew Jazz NJLP 8231
1092These Foolish ThingsNew Jazz NJLP 8253
1093Our Love Is Here To StayNew Jazz NJLP 8212
1094I Cover The WaterfrontNew Jazz NJLP 8253
1095What's NewNew Jazz NJLP 8231
1096Old FolksNew Jazz NJLP 8212
1097Bean And The BoysNew Jazz NJLP 8231
1098Strange BluesPrestige PR 7500
1099OutburstNew Jazz NJLP 8212
* New Jazz NJLP 8231; Original Jazz Classics OJC 197, OJCCD 197-2   Jackie McLean - Makin' The Changes
* New Jazz NJLP 8253; Original Jazz Classics OJC 253, OJCCD 253-2   Jackie McLean - A Long Drink Of The Blues
* New Jazz NJLP 8212; Original Jazz Classics OJC 098, OJCCD 098-2   Jackie McLean - McLean's Scene
* Prestige PR 7500; Original Jazz Classics OJC 354, OJCCD 354-2   Jackie McLean - Strange Blues

The Prestige All Stars

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
1100TouchePrestige PRLP 7084
1101Potpourri-
1102Blues Without Woe-
1103Hello Frisco-
1104Dakar-
1105Embraceable You-
* Prestige PRLP 7084; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1004-2   The Prestige All Stars - Olio
= Status ST 8310   Frank Wess/Thad Jones - Touche

The Prestige All Stars

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 HeatPrestige PRLP 7119
2. 1119Blue Duke-
3. 1120Pivot-
4. 1121This Way-
5. 1122Little Melonae-
6. 1123Close Your Eyes-
7. 1124Out Of Nowhere-
* Prestige PRLP 7119; Original Jazz Classics OJC 216, OJCCD 216-2   Kenny Burrell/Jimmy Raney - 2 Guitars

Ray Draper Sextet

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 DavisPrestige PRLP 7096
1144Terry Ann-
1145You're My Thrill-
1146Pivot-
1147Jackie's Dolly-
1148Mimi's Interlude-
* Prestige PRLP 7096; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1936-2   Ray Draper - Tuba Sounds

The Prestige All Stars

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
1163AnatomyPrestige PRLP 7112
1164Interplay-
1165Light Blue-
1166Soul Eyes-
* Prestige PRLP 7112; Original Jazz Classics OJC 292, OJCCD 292-2   The Prestige All Stars - Interplay For 2 Trumpets And 2 Tenors
= Prestige PR 7341   The Prestige All Stars - Jazz Interplay

Teddy Charles' Vibe-Rant Quintet

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 MoonElektra EKL 136
Skylark-
No More Nights-
How Deep Is The Ocean-
Arlene-
Blues Become Elektra-
* Elektra EKL 136   Teddy Charles - Vibe-Rant
= Savoy MG 12174   Teddy Charles - The Vibe-Rant Quintet

Gene Ammons Septet

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 TwisterPrestige PRLP 7110, PRLP 7306; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 6013-2
1185Cattin'Prestige PRLP 7110
1186Pennies From HeavenPrestige PRLP 7110, PR 24036
1187Four-
* Prestige PRLP 7110; Original Jazz Classics OJC 129, OJCCD 129-2   Jammin' In Hi Fi With Gene Ammons
= Prestige PRLP 7110 (alt.), PRLP 7176   Gene Ammons - The Twister
* Prestige PRLP 7306   Gene Ammons - Biggest Soul Hits
* Prestige PR 24036   Gene Ammons - Juganthology
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 6013-2   Gene Ammons - Greatest Hits: The 50s

The Prestige All Stars

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 FliesNew Jazz NJLP 8216
2. 1189Bunin-
3. 1190Reiteration-
4. 1191Song Of A Star-
5. 1192Staggers-
6. 1193Everything Happens To Me-
* New Jazz NJLP 8216; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1866-2   The Prestige All Stars - Coolin'

Mal Waldron Sextet

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
1199PotpourriPrestige PRLP 7111
1200J.M.'s Dream Doll-
1201Don't Explain-
1202Blue CalypsoStatus ST 8316; Prestige PR 24046, P 24069
1203Falling In Love With LoveStatus ST 8316; Prestige P 24069
* Prestige PRLP 7111; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 671-2   Mal Waldron - Mal-2
= Prestige PR 7341   The Prestige All Stars - Jazz Interplay
= Prestige P 24068   Mal Waldron - One And Two
* Status ST 8316   Mal Waldron - The Dealers
* Prestige PR 24046   Various Artists - 25 Years Of Prestige
* Prestige P 24069   John Coltrane - Wheelin'

The Prestige All Stars

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
1208DakarPrestige 45-315, PRLP 16-6, PRLP 7280, PRLP 7313
1209Mary's BluesPrestige PRLP 16-6, PRLP 7280
1210Route 4-
1211Velvet Scene-
1212Witches Pit-
1213The Cat Walk-
* Prestige PRLP 7280; Original Jazz Classics OJC 393, OJCCD 393-2   John Coltrane - Dakar
* Prestige PRLP 7313   The Prestige All Stars - Prestige/Groovy Goodies, Vol. 2
* Prestige PRLP 16-6   Pepper Adams/Cecil Payne/Julius Watkins/Dave Amram - Modern Jazz Survey - Baritones And French Horns
* Prestige 45-315   John Coltrane - The Believer / Dakar

Teo Macero With The Prestige Jazz Quartet

Teo Macero (tenor saxophone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Mal Waldron (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Jerry Segal (drums)
NYC, April 27, 1957
1229Ghost StoryPrestige PRLP 7104
1230Please Don't Go Now-
1231Just Spring-
1232Star Eyes-
1233Polody-
1234What's Not-
* Prestige PRLP 7104; Original Jazz Classics OJC 1715, OJCCD 1715-2   Teo Macero With The Prestige Jazz Quartet

Paul Quinichette's New Stars

Curtis Fuller (trombone -1,2,4,5) Sonny Red (alto saxophone -1,2,4,5) John Jenkins (alto saxophone -2/5) Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 10, 1957
1. 1250CirclesPrestige PRLP 7103
2. 1251Blue DotsPrestige 45-106, PRLP 7103
3. 1252On The Sunny Side Of The StreetPrestige PRLP 7103
4. 1253My Funny ValentineOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD 076-2
5. 1254Cool-LypsoPrestige PRLP 7103
* Prestige PRLP 7103; Original Jazz Classics OJC 076, OJCCD 076-2   Paul Quinichette On The Sunny Side
* Prestige 45-106   Paul Quinichette - Blue Dots, Part 1&2

Mal Waldron Sextet

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 TonightPrestige PRLP 7111, RMS 100
1268From This Moment OnPrestige PRLP 7111
1269One By One-
* Prestige PRLP 7111; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 671-2   Mal Waldron - Mal-2
= Prestige PR 7341   The Prestige All Stars - Jazz Interplay
= Prestige P 24068   Mal Waldron - One And Two
* Prestige RMS 100   Various Artists - Sampler

Paul Quinichette - John Coltrane Quintet

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'Prestige PRLP 7158
2. 1271Anatomy-
3. 1272Vodka-
4. 1273Sunday-
5. 1274Tea For TwoStatus ST 8317; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 460-2
6. 1275Exactly Like YouPrestige PRLP 7158
* Prestige PRLP 7158; Original Jazz Classics OJC 460, OJCCD 460-2   John Coltrane/Paul Quinichette - Cattin' With Coltrane And Quinichette
* Status ST 8317   Various Artists - Body And Soul

John Coltrane Sextet

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 StreetPrestige PRLP 7105
2. 1293While My Lady SleepsPrestige PRLP 7105; Moodsville MVLP 2
3. 1294Chronic BluesPrestige PRLP 7105
* Prestige PRLP 7105; Original Jazz Classics OJC 020, OJCCD 020-2   John Coltrane - Coltrane
= Prestige PR 7609   John Coltrane - The First Trane
= Prestige PR 24014   John Coltrane - More Lasting Than Bronze
* Moodsville MVLP 2   Various Artists - Modern Moods

Webster Young Sextet

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 LadyPrestige PRLP 7106
1300God Bless The Child-
1301Moanin' Low-
1302Don't Explain-
1303Good Morning, Heartache-
1304Strange Fruit-
* Prestige PRLP 7106; Original Jazz Classics OJC 1716, OJCCD 1716-2   Webster Young - For Lady

The Prestige All Stars

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 OnePrestige PRLP 7118
1306Empty Street-
1307Blue Jelly-
1308Steamin'-
* Prestige PRLP 7118; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1782-2   The Prestige All Stars - After Hours
= Prestige PRLP 7278   Frank Wess/Kenny Burrell - Steamin'

The Prestige Jazz Quartet

Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Mal Waldron (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Jerry Segal (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, June 22, 1957
1309Friday The ThirteenthPrestige PRLP 7108
1310Dear Elaine-
1311Take Three Parts Jazz-
* Prestige PRLP 7108; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1937-2   The Prestige Jazz Quartet

The Prestige Jazz Quartet

Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Mal Waldron (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Jerry Segal (drums): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, June 28, 1957
1312Melba WaltzPrestige PRLP 7108
* Prestige PRLP 7108; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1937-2   The Prestige Jazz Quartet

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

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 ItVerve MGV 8234, V6 8826
Willow Weep For Me-
Lover Come Back To MeVerve MGV 8234, V6 8826, VSP 5
Lady Sings The BluesVerve MGV 8234, V6 8826
What A Little Moonlight Can DoVerve MGV 8234, VSP 5
My ManVerve MGV 8234, V6 8826
* Verve MGV 8234, MGVS 6022; ARS G 433   Ella Fitzgerald And Billie Holiday At Newport
* Verve V6 8826   Ella Fitzgerald/Billie Holiday - The Newport Years, Vol. 1
* Verve VSP 5   Billie Holiday - Lady

The Prestige All Stars

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'Prestige PRLP 7131
-Dealin' (alt. take)Status ST 8316; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 672-2
1349Wheelin'Prestige PRLP 7131
-Wheelin' (alt. take)Status ST 8316; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 672-2
1350Robbins' NestPrestige PRLP 7131
1351Things Ain't What They Used To BePrestige 45-122, PRLP 7131
* Prestige PRLP 7131; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 672-2   The Prestige All Stars - Wheelin' And Dealin'
= New Jazz NJLP 8327   John Coltrane/Frank Wess - Wheelin' And Dealin'
* Status ST 8316   Mal Waldron - The Dealers
* Prestige 45-122   John Coltrane - Things Ain't What They Used To Be, Part 1&2

Billie Holiday With Mal Waldron And All-Stars

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 MellowColumbia CL 1098
* Columbia CL 1098, CS 8040   Various Artists - The Sound Of Jazz

Mal Waldron Piano

Mal Waldron (piano)
rehearsal, "The Sound Of Jazz", CBS Studio #58, NYC, December 5, 1957
CO59474NervousColumbia CL 1098
* Columbia CL 1098, CS 8040   Various Artists - The Sound Of Jazz

Billie Holiday With Mal Waldron All-Stars

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 MellowSociety (E) SOC 1027; ESP-Disk' ESP 3006; Ozone 3
* Society (E) SOC 1027   Billie Holiday - Easy To Remember
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3006   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 3: 1956-1958
= ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3005   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 3: Radio And TV Broadcasts
* Ozone 3   Billie Holiday - The Blues Are My Life

1958

Gene Ammons All Stars

Jerome Richardson (flute -1/4,6/8) John Coltrane (alto saxophone -1/3,5) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone -1/3) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone -1/4) Mal Waldron (piano) George Joyner (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 3, 1958
1. 1426Ammons's JoyPrestige PRLP 7201
2. 1427Groove Blues-
3. 1428The Real McCoyPrestige PRLP 7132
4. 1429That's All-
5. 1430It Might As Well Be SpringPrestige PRLP 7201
6. 1431Cheek To CheekPrestige PRLP 7132
7. 1432Jug HandlePrestige PRLP 7201, PRLP 7306
8. 1433Blue HymnPrestige 45-121, PRLP 7132; Bluesville BVLP 1010
* Prestige PRLP 7201; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 723-2   Gene Ammons - Groove Blues
* Prestige PRLP 7132; Original Jazz Classics OJC 651, OJCCD 651-2   Gene Ammons - The Big Sound
* Prestige PRLP 7306   Gene Ammons - Biggest Soul Hits
* Bluesville BVLP 1010   Various Artists - Soul Jazz, Vol. 2
* Prestige 45-121   Gene Ammons - Blue Hymn, Part 1&2

Mal Waldron Sextet

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. 1449TensionsNew Jazz NJLP 8201
2. 1450Ollie's Caravan-
3. 1451The Cattin' Toddler-
4. 1452Portrait Of A Young Mother-
5. 1453For Every Man There's A Woman-
* New Jazz NJLP 8201; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1814-2   Mal Waldron - Mal/3: Sounds

The Prestige All Stars

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 GrooveNew Jazz NJLP 8211
1471The Gospel Truth-
1472Blue Echoes-
1473Trinidad-
1474Jumpin' With Symphony Sid-
1475Blue Dip-
* New Jazz NJLP 8211; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 900-2   Herbie Mann/Charlie Rouse/Kenny Burrell/Mal Waldron - Just Wailin'

Billie Holiday With Ray Ellis And His Orchestra

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 AffairColumbia CL 1157
CO60468Glad To Be Unhappy-
CO60469You've Changed-
CO60470I Get Along Without You Very Well-
CO60471Violets For Your Furs-
* Columbia CL 1157, CS 8048   Billie Holiday - Lady In Satin

Mary Ann McCall

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
MoonglowJubilee JLP 1078
East Of The Sun-
Oh! You Crazy Moon-
It's Only A Paper Moon-
Blue Moon-
The Moon Was Yellow-
* Jubilee JLP 1078   Mary Ann McCall - Detour To The Moon

Gene Ammons Septet

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 BeansPrestige 45-140, PRLP 7146; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 6013-2
1510Hip TipPrestige PRLP 7146
1511Scamperin'-
1512Blue GenePrestige PRLP 7146, PRLP 7306
* Prestige PRLP 7146; Original Jazz Classics OJC 192, OJCCD 192-2   Gene Ammons - Blue Gene
* Prestige PRLP 7306   Gene Ammons - Biggest Soul Hits
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 6013-2   Gene Ammons - Greatest Hits: The 50s
* Prestige 45-140   Gene Ammons - Blue Greens And Beans, Part 1&2

Billie Holiday

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 ChangedSociety (E) SOC 1027
I Love My Man (Billie's Blues)
When Your Lover Has Gone
* Society (E) SOC 1027   Billie Holiday - Easy To Remember

Billie Holiday

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 DoSociety (E) SOC 1027; ESP-Disk' ESP 3006
Foolin' Myself (Fooling Myself)-
Easy To Remember-
* Society (E) SOC 1027   Billie Holiday - Easy To Remember
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3006   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 3: 1956-1958
= ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3005   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 3: Radio And TV Broadcasts

Billie Holiday

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): add Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Harry Sheppard (vibraphone)
television broadcast, "Art Ford's Jazz Party", Channel 13, NYC, July 17, 1958
Moanin' LowESP-Disk' ESP 3006
Don't ExplainSociety (E) SOC 1027; ESP-Disk' ESP 3006
When Your Lover Has GoneESP-Disk' ESP 3006
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3006   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 3: 1956-1958
= ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3005   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 3: Radio And TV Broadcasts
* Society (E) SOC 1027   Billie Holiday - Easy To Remember

The Seven Ages Of Jazz

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 MoonMetrojazz 2-E 1009
Lover Man-
* Metrojazz 2-E 1009   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

Mal Waldron Trio

Mal Waldron (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Kenny Dennis (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 26, 1958
1606By MyselfNew Jazz NJLP 8208
1607Like Someone In Love-
1608Get Happy-
1609J.M.'s Dream Doll-
1610Splidium Dow-
1611Love Span-
1612Too Close For Comfort-
* New Jazz NJLP 8208; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1856-2   Mal Waldron - Mal/4: Trio

Billie Holiday

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 OwnBlack-Hawk BKH 50701
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-
* Black-Hawk BKH 50701   Billie Holiday At Monterey 1958

Steve Lacy Quartet

Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Buell Neidlinger (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 17, 1958
1618Hornin' InNew Jazz NJLP 8206
1619Skippy-
1620Reflections-
1621Four In One-
1622Bye-Ya-
1623Ask Me Now-
1624Let's Call This-
* New Jazz NJLP 8206; Original Jazz Classics OJC 063, OJCCD 063-2   Steve Lacy - Reflections

Betty Blake

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 LoveBethlehem 11099, BCP 6058
I'll Be AroundBethlehem BCP 6058
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 WorldBethlehem 11099, BCP 6058
* Bethlehem BCP 6058   Betty Blake Sings In A Tender Mood
* Bethlehem 11099   Betty Blake - Out Of This World / Let There Be Love

1959

Charles Mingus Nonet

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 TooAtlantic LP 1305
E's Flat, Ah's Flat Too (alt. take)Rhino R2 72871
* Atlantic LP 1305, SD 1305   Charles Mingus - Blues And Roots
= Rhino R2 72871   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1956-1961

Mal Waldron Trio With Jackie McLean

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 PulsationBethlehem BCP 6045
2. 6565You Don't Know What Love IsBethlehem BCP 6045, BCP 6065
3. 6572The Cat WalkBethlehem 11091, BCP 6045
4. 6573Left Alone-
5.AireginBethlehem BCP 6045
6.Mal Waldron: The Way He Remembers Billie Holiday-
* Bethlehem BCP 6045   Mal Waldron - Left Alone
* Bethlehem BCP 6065   Various Artists - Golden Jazz Instrumentals
* Bethlehem 11091   Mal Waldron - The Cat Walk / Left Alone

Mal Waldron Trio

Mal Waldron (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 20, 1959
1737Champs-ElyseesNew Jazz NJLP 8242
1738C'est Formidable-
1739Ciao-
1740You Stepped Out Of A Dream-
1741All The Way-
1742All About Us-
1743With A Song In My Heart-
* New Jazz NJLP 8242; Original Jazz Classics OJC 132, OJCCD 132-2   Mal Waldron - Impressions

William Russo And His Orchestra

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 BluesColumbia CL 1388
CO63147Davenport Blues-
* Columbia CL 1388, CS 8183   Manny Albam/Teddy Charles/William Russo/Teo Macero - Something New, Something Blue

Teddy Charles And His Orchestra

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)
NYC, April 30, 1959
CO63148Swinging Goatsherd BluesColumbia CL 1388
CO63149Blues In The Night-
* Columbia CL 1388, CS 8183   Manny Albam/Teddy Charles/William Russo/Teo Macero - Something New, Something Blue

Mal Waldron's Music Minus One

Mal Waldron (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Charles Perry (drums)
NYC, probably late 1959
The TwisterMusic Minus One MMO 1011
Empty Street-
Dealin' Blue Gene-
Blue Greens 'N' Beans-
Hip Tip-
Earthy-
The Gospel Truth-
Wheelin'-
Pedal Eyes-
* Music Minus One MMO 1011   Mal Waldron - The Blues Minus You

1960

Mal Waldron's Music Minus One

Mal Waldron (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, probably early 1960
MoonglowMusic Minus One MMO 1012, MMO 175
Stardust-
IdahoMusic Minus One MMO 1012
Sweet Lorraine-
Cool-'lypso-
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue SeaMusic Minus One MMO 1012, MMO 175
Don't Worry 'Bout MeMusic Minus One MMO 1012
Sleigh Ride-
I Surrender, Dear-
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)
1.CaravanMusic Minus One MMO 1015
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-
* Music Minus One MMO 1012   Mal Waldron - Moonglow And Stardust
* Music Minus One MMO 175   Mal Waldron - Fun With Brushes
* Music Minus One MMO 1015   Mal Waldron - The Music Of Duke Ellington

Armando Peraza Septet

Marcus Belgrave, Donald Byrd, Booker Little (trumpet) Mal Waldron (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Armando Peraza (congas)
NYC, spring 1960
Chasing The BirdWarwick W 5003
Wee Tina-
Call To Arms-
same session
Chasing The BirdTCB LP 1004
Call To Arms-
Wee Tina-
* Warwick W 5003, W 5003 ST   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
* TCB LP 1004   Donald Byrd/Booker Little - The Third World

Willie Rodriguez Octet

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)
NYC, spring 1960
November AfternoonWarwick W 5003
Witchfire-
Construction Crew-
same session
Construction Crew (Construction)TCB LP 1004
November Afternoon-
Witch Fire (Witchfire)TCB LP 1003
* Warwick W 5003, W 5003 ST   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
* TCB LP 1004   Donald Byrd/Booker Little - The Third World
* TCB LP 1003   Booker Little And Booker Ervin - Sounds Of Inner City

The Teddy Charles New Directions Quartet Plus

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
ScoochieWarwick W 2033
Cycles-
Embraceable You-
Blues De Tambour-
Stardust-
Take 3 Parts Jazz Suite: Route 4 / Byriste / Father George-
The Confined Few-
same session
Scoochie (edited version) (Souchie)TCB LP 1003
Cycles (edited version)-
Stardust (edited version)-
The Confined Few (edited version)-
Blues De Tambour (edited version) (Blues De'Tambour)-
* Warwick W 2033, W 2033 ST   The Teddy Charles New Directions Quartet - Metronome Presents Jazz In The Garden At The Museum Of Modern Art
* TCB LP 1003   Booker Little And Booker Ervin - Sounds Of Inner City

Nat Wright

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)Warwick W 2040
Johnny One Note-
You Let My Love Grow Cold-
Joshua-
* Warwick W 2040, W 2040 ST   Nat Wright - The Biggest Voice In Jazz

Mal Waldron's Music Minus One

Mal Waldron (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
NYC, probably late 1960
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With MeMusic Minus One MMO 1016
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 (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
TemptationMusic Minus One MMO 1017
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 (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
Taking A Chance On LoveMusic Minus One MMO 1018
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-
* Music Minus One MMO 1016   Mal Waldron - The Music Of Jimmy McHugh
* Music Minus One MMO 1017   Mal Waldron
* Music Minus One MMO 1018   Mal Waldron - For Singers 'N Swingers

Bennie Green Septet

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 OneBethlehem 11096, BCP 6054
Lowland-Ism-
Dibblin' And Dabblin'Bethlehem BCP 6054
The Cat Walk-
Dee Dee-
* Bethlehem BCP 6054   Bennie Green - Hornful Of Soul
* Bethlehem 11096   Bennie Green - Lowland-Ism / Groove One

1961

Abbey Lincoln

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 AheadCandid 45-602 (later), CJM 8015
When Malindy SingsCandid 45-602, CJM 8015
In The RedCandid CJM 8015
Blue Monk-
Left Alone-
African LadyCandid 45-602, CJM 8015, CCD 79000
African Lady (take 4)Candid CCD 79033
RetributionCandid 45-602 (later), CJM 8015
* Candid CJM 8015, CJS 9015; Barnaby KZ 31037; Candid CS 9015, CCD 79015   Abbey Lincoln - Straight Ahead
* Candid CCD 79000   Various Artists - Candid Jazz
* Candid CCD 79033   Eric Dolphy - Candid Dolphy
* Candid 45-602 (later)   Abbey Lincoln - Straight Ahead / Retribution
* Candid 45-602   Abbey Lincoln - When Malindy Sings / African Lady

Etta Jones

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 LifePrestige PRLP 7204
3076If You Were MinePrestige PRLP 7204, PR 7443
3077You Don't Know What Love IsPrestige PRLP 7204
3078I Wish I Didn't Love You So-
* Prestige PRLP 7204; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 874-2   Etta Jones - So Warm
* Prestige PR 7443   Etta Jones' Greatest Hits

Ron Carter Quintet

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. 3086RallyNew Jazz NJLP 8265
2. 3087Where-
3. 3088Yes, Indeed-
4. 3089Bass Duet-
5. 3090Saucer Eyes-
6. 3091Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise-
* New Jazz NJLP 8265; Original Jazz Classics OJC 432, OJCCD 432-2   Ron Carter - Where
= Prestige PR 7843   Eric Dolphy/Ron Carter - Where
= Prestige P 24053   Eric Dolphy/Ron Carter - Magic

Mal Waldron Sextet

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. 3110ThirteenNew Jazz NJLP 8269
2. 3111Duquility-
3. 3112Status Seeking-
4. 3113Warp And Woof-
5. 3114Warm Canto-
6. 3115Fire Waltz-
7. 3116We Diddit-
* New Jazz NJLP 8269; Prestige PR 7579; Original Jazz Classics OJC 082, OJCCD 082-2   Mal Waldron - The Quest
= Prestige P 24085   Eric Dolphy - Fire Waltz

Eric Dolphy - Booker Little Quintet

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
3146warming up and tuningPrestige rejected
3147Status SeekingPrestige PR 7382
3149AggressionPrestige PRLP 7294, P 34002
3150Like Someone In Love-
3151Fire WaltzNew Jazz NJLP 8260; Prestige P 34002
3152Bee Vamp-
-Bee Vamp (alt. take)Prestige PR 24046, MPP 2517; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 133-2
3153The ProphetNew Jazz NJLP 8260; Prestige P 34002
3154Number Eight (Potsa Lotsa)Prestige PR 7334, P 34002
3155Booker's Waltz-
* Prestige PR 7382; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 673-2   Eric Dolphy - Here And There
= Prestige P 24070   Eric Dolphy - Status
* Prestige PRLP 7294, PR 7826; Original Jazz Classics OJC 247, OJCCD 247-2   Eric Dolphy At The Five Spot, Vol. 2
* Prestige P 34002   The Great Concert Of Eric Dolphy
* New Jazz NJLP 8260; Prestige PR 7611; Original Jazz Classics OJC 133, OJCCD 133-2   Eric Dolphy At The Five Spot, Vol. 1
* Prestige PR 24046   Various Artists - 25 Years Of Prestige
* Prestige MPP 2517   Eric Dolphy - Dash One
* Prestige PR 7334; Original Jazz Classics OJC 353, OJCCD 353-2   Eric Dolphy And Booker Little Memorial Album

Max Roach Nonet

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 GhostImpulse! A 8, ASD 9228
10461MendacityImpulse! A 8, ASD 9228, ASH 9253-3
* Impulse! A 8, GRD 122   Max Roach - Percussion, Bitter Sweet
* Impulse! ASD 9228   Various Artists - Impulse Energy Essentials
* Impulse! ASH 9253-3   Various Artists - The Saxophone

Max Roach Octet

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
10462MamaImpulse! A 8, ASH 9272-3
10463Tender WarriorsImpulse! A 8
* Impulse! A 8, GRD 122   Max Roach - Percussion, Bitter Sweet
* Impulse! ASH 9272-3   Various Artists - The Drums

Max Roach Septet

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 MartyrImpulse! A 8
* Impulse! A 8, GRD 122   Max Roach - Percussion, Bitter Sweet

Max Roach Octet

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 AfricaImpulse! A 8
* Impulse! A 8, GRD 122   Max Roach - Percussion, Bitter Sweet

Eldee Young Quintet

Leo Wright (alto saxophone, flute) Mal Waldron (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Eldee Young (bass, cello) Red Holt (drums)
Chicago, IL, December 28, 1961?
11402BluesChess unissued
11403GoodbyeArgo LP 699
11404Crazy, She Calls Me-
11405John Henry-
11406Cry Me A River-
Truly-
Big Brother-
Just For Kicks-
* Argo LP 699   Eldee Young And Company

Eldee Young Quintet

Leo Wright (alto saxophone, flute) Mal Waldron (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Eldee Young (bass, cello) Red Holt (drums): same personnel
Chicago, IL, December 28, 1961
11389Thing-A-Ma-JigChess unissued
11391Untitled-
11392Motherless ChildArgo LP 699
11393Mr. Kicks-
11394When Johnny Comes Marching Home-
* Argo LP 699   Eldee Young And Company

Mal Waldron's Music Minus One

Mal Waldron (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Charles Perry (drums, arranger)
NYC, probably 1961
Lady Be GoodMusic Minus One MMO 175
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-
* Music Minus One MMO 175   Mal Waldron - Fun With Brushes

John LaPorta's Music Minus One

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 DuesMusic Minus One MMO 4003
2.Blue Tail-
3.Baby Gnu-
4.The Cradle-
5.The Fourth Estate-
6.Minor Affair-
7.Charleston Boy-
8.Sound The Drum-
* Music Minus One MMO 4003   John LaPorta - 8 Men In Search Of A Drummer

Mal Waldron's Music Minus One

Mal Waldron (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Charlie Perry (drums)
NYC, probably 1961
The TwisterMusic Minus One MMO 4005
Dealin'-
Blue Gene-
Pedal Eyes-
The Gospel Truth-
Blue Greens 'N Beans-
Hip Tip-
Earthy-
Wheelin'-
* Music Minus One MMO 4005   Mal Waldron - Blue Drums

Al Shackman's Music Minus One

Al Shackman (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Mal Waldron (arranger)
NYC, probably 1961
Rose RoomMusic Minus One MMO 4007
Cabin In The Sky-
Stairway To The Stars-
Try A Little Tenderness-
How About You-
* Music Minus One MMO 4007   Mal Waldron - For Pianists Only!

Teddy Charles' Music Minus One

Teddy Charles (vibraphone) George Duvivier (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Mal Waldron (arranger)
NYC, probably 1961
Taking A Chance On LoveMusic Minus One MMO 4007
Deep Purple-
Blue Moon-
Over The Rainbow-
When I Grow Too Old To Dream-
* Music Minus One MMO 4007   Mal Waldron - For Pianists Only!

Seldon Powell's Music Minus One

Seldon Powell (tenor saxophone) George Duvivier (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Mal Waldron (arranger)
NYC, probably 1961
Love Me Or Leave MeMusic Minus One MMO 4008
This Is Always-
Makin' Whoopee-
Serenade In Blue-
Day In, Day Out-
Blue Greens 'N Beans-
* Music Minus One MMO 4008   Mal Waldron - They Laughed When I Sat Down To Play...

Tyree Glenn's Music Minus One

Tyree Glenn (vibraphone, trombone) George Duvivier (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Mal Waldron (arranger)
NYC, probably 1961
Fools Rush InMusic Minus One MMO 4008
Our Waltz-
Little White Lies-
The More I See You-
Winter Wonderland-
Short Stop-
* Music Minus One MMO 4008   Mal Waldron - They Laughed When I Sat Down To Play...

1962

Max Roach Sextet

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 TimeImpulse! A 16
10777Living Room-
* Impulse! A 16, IMPD 185   Max Roach - It's Time

Max Roach Sextet

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): same personnel
Fine Recording Ballroom Studio A, NYC, February 26, 1962
10790Another ValleyImpulse! A 16
10791The Profit-
* Impulse! A 16, IMPD 185   Max Roach - It's Time

Max Roach Sextet

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 LoverImpulse! A 16
2. 10793Sunday Afternoon-
3. 10794Preludeunissued
* Impulse! A 16, IMPD 185   Max Roach - It's Time

Gene Ammons Quartet

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 UpPrestige PRLP 7320, PRCD 24266-2
3574Short StopPrestige PR 7400, PRCD 24266-2
3575They Say You're Laughing At MePrestige PR 7400, PR 7708, PRCD 24155-2, PRCD 24266-2
3576It's The Talk Of The TownPrestige PR 7369, PR 7708, PRCD 24155-2
3577Salome's TunePrestige PRLP 7320, PRCD 24266-2
3578Blue CooladePrestige PR 7400, PRCD 24266-2
3579A Stranger In TownPrestige 45-336, PRLP 7320, PRCD 24155-2, PRCD 24266-2
3580You Go To My HeadPrestige PR 7369, PRCD 24155-2
* Prestige PRLP 7320   Gene Ammons - Velvet Soul
* Prestige PR 7400   Gene Ammons - Sock!
* Prestige PR 7708   The Best Of Gene Ammons For Beautiful People
* Prestige PR 7369; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 980-2   Gene Ammons - Angel Eyes
* Prestige PRCD 24266-2   Gene Ammons - A Stranger In Town
* Prestige PRCD 24155-2   Gene Ammons - Gentle Jug, Vol. 2
* Prestige 45-336   Gene Ammons - Velvet Soul / A Stranger In Town

Max Roach Quartet

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!Fantasy LP 6007
A Variation-
* Fantasy LP 6007, LP 86007; Original Jazz Classics OJC 646, OJCCD 646-2; America (F) 30 AM 6057   Max Roach - Speak, Brother, Speak!

1964

Mal Waldron Trio

Mal Waldron (piano) George Tucker (bass) Al Dreares (drums)
NYC, probably circa middle 1964
Samabli (Summerday)Powertree AP 1003
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)-
* Powertree AP 1003   Mal Waldron - Les Nuits De La Negritude

1966 (age 40)

Mal Waldron Solo

Mal Waldron (piano)
Milan, Italy, March 1, 1966
All AloneG.T.A. Records (It) GTLP 1004
Due Torri-
A View Of St. Luca-
Blue Summer-
If You Think I'm Licked-
Three For Cicci-
Mosque Raid-
Waltz Of Oblivious-
* G.T.A. Records (It) GTLP 1004   Mal Waldron - All Alone

Mal Waldron Trio

Mal Waldron (piano) Giovanni Tommaso (bass) Pepito Pignatelli (drums)
Rome, Italy, May 30 & 31, 1966
Steady BreadKarim (It) KLP 14
Blues For Picchi-
Rosa-
Marco-
For Bob-
Theme "The Coureus"-
View From St. Luca-
Chim Chim Cheree-
Dock Scene-
Speedy-
* Karim (It) KLP 14   Mal Waldron Trio

Dusko Gojkovic Sextet

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
MacedoniaPhilips (G) 843 942 PY
Old Fisherman's Daughter-
Jumbo Uganda-
The Gypsy-
Macedonian Fertility Dance-
Bem-Basha-
Saga Se KaramePhilips (G) 843 942 PY; Enja (G) ENJ 9150-2
Wedding March Of Alexander The MacedonianPhilips (G) 843 942 PY
The Nights Of Skopje-
Balcan Blue-
* Philips (G) 843 942 PY; Columbia (E) SX 6260, (E) SCX 6260; Enja (G) 4048, ENJ 4048-2   Dusko Goykovich - Swinging Macedonia
* Enja (G) ENJ 9150-2   Various Artists - Exotic And Specials

Mal Waldron Duo

Mal Waldron (piano) Kurt Lindgren (bass)
"Jazz Jamboree 1966", Warsaw, Poland, October 14, 1966
Steady BreadPolskie Nagrania Muza (Polish) XL 0342
Left Waltz-
For Bob-
* Polskie Nagrania Muza (Polish) XL 0342   Various Artists - Jazz Jamboree-66, Vol. 1

1967

Mal Waldron Sextet

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

1968

Benny Bailey Sextet

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
PromptSaba/MPS (G) 15158
Soul Eyes-
Ruts, Grooves And Dimensions-
Mid-Evil Dance-
* Saba/MPS (G) 15158; MPS/BASF (G) CRM 657, 21 20657-?   Benny Bailey All Stars - Soul Eyes

Johnny Griffin - Art Taylor Quartet

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

1969

Mal Waldron Trio

Mal Waldron (piano) Patrice Caratini (bass) Franco Manzecchi (drums)
Paris, France, June 12, 1969
1st BassmanMusica (F) MUS 3012
Girl On A Bicycle Waltz-
Ursula-
Blood And Guts-
Drummer's Bags-
Valse Von Den Puppen-
For Mimi-
Les Parents Terribles-
* Musica (F) MUS 3012   Mal Waldron - Ursula

Nathan Davis Quartet

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'Edici ED 006101
Song For Agnes-
Uschimaus-
With This My Love-
Up Jumped Spring-
* Edici ED 006101   Nathan Davis - Jazz Concert In A Benedictine Monastery

Mal Waldron Trio

Mal Waldron (piano) Barre Phillips (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Paris, France, October, 1969
Set Me FreeAffinity (E) AFF 116
Yeah / Attila The Hun-
Jamaica Libre-
Desillusion-
You Were Always There-
* Affinity (E) AFF 116   Mal Waldron - Set Me Free

Mal Waldron Trio

Mal Waldron (piano) Isla Eckinger (bass) Clarence Becton (drums)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, November 24, 1969
Rat NowECM (G) ECM 1001
Balladina-
1-3-234-
Rock My Soul-
Willow Weep For Me-
Boo-
* ECM (G) ECM 1001, ECM 1001 (CD)   Mal Waldron Trio - Free At Last

1970

Mal Waldron Solo

Mal Waldron (piano)
Tokyo, Japan, February 7, 1970
Tokyo DaytimeVictor (J) SMJX-10103
A Touch Of Tokyo-
Sayonara-
Braue Samurai-
Hallelujah-
Soul In Search-
Variations On A Theme-
Blood And Guts-
* Victor (J) SMJX-10103   Mal Waldron - Tokyo Reverie

Mal Waldron Trio

Mal Waldron (piano) Yasuo Arakawa (bass) Takeshi Inomata (drums)
Tokyo, Japan, February 7 & 12, 1970
Japanese IslandVictor (J) SMJX-10089
Rock One For Jinbosan-
Atomic Energy-
Mount Fuji-
* Victor (J) SMJX-10089   Mal Waldron - Tokyo Bound

Mal Waldron Trio

Mal Waldron (piano) Patrice Caratini (bass) Guy Hayat (drums)
"Centre Culturel Americain", Paris, France, May 12, 1970
Down At The Gill'sFutura (F) GER 13
My Funny Valentine-
La Petite Africaine-
Blood And Guts-
* Futura (F) GER 13; Musica (F) MUS 2019   Mal Waldron - Blood And Guts

Mal Waldron Trio

Mal Waldron (piano) Isla Eckinger (bass) Fred Braceful (percussion) Manfred Eicher as M.E. (producer)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, September 18, 1970
Spanish BitchECM (G) dividend; Globe (J) SMJX-10113
Eleanor Rigby-
Black Chant-
All That Funk-
* Globe (J) SMJX-10113   Mal Waldron - Spanish Bitch

Mal Waldron Solo

Mal Waldron (piano)
Paris, France, November 19, 1970
Right OnFutura (F) GER 20
Of Pigs Andp Anthers-
Cry Out-
Die Fludel-
Petite Gemaux-
Sieg Haile-
* Futura (F) GER 20; Musica (F) MUS 2003   Mal Waldron - The Opening

Embryo

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 MarrakeschBrain/Metronome (G) 1023
Orient Express-
Dreaming Girls-
Call-
* Brain/Metronome (G) 1023   Embryo - Steig Aus

1971

Embryo

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 GoBrain/Metronome (G) 1036
Entrances-
Warm Canto-
Dirge-
* Brain/Metronome (G) 1036   Embryo - Rocksession

Mal Waldron Quartet

Jimmy Jackson (organ) Mal Waldron (electric piano) Eberhard Weber (electric bass) Fred Braceful (drums)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, February 1, 1971
The CallJAPO (G) JAPO 60001
Thoughts-
* JAPO (G) JAPO 60001   Mal Waldron/Jimmy Jackson/Eberhard Weber/Fred Braceful - The Call

Kimiko Kasai

Mal Waldron (piano) Yoshio Suzuki (bass) Hiroshi Murakami (drums) Kimiko Kasai (vocals)
Tokyo, Japan, February 13, 1971
Don't ExplainVictor (J) SMJX-10119
My Man-
Someother Day-
Willow Weep For Me-
Yesterdays-
Lover Man-
You're My Thrill-
Left Alone-
* Victor (J) SMJX-10119   Kimiko Kasai/Mal Waldron - One For Lady

Mal Waldron Duo/Solo

Mal Waldron (piano) Masabumi Kikuchi (piano -1,2)
"Swing Journal Jazz Workshop", "Yamaha Hall", Tokyo, Japan, March 2, 1971
1.Little AbbiPhilips (J) FX 8513/14
2.Blood And Guts-
3.Willow Weep For Me-
4.You Don't Know What Love Is-
5.Don't Explain-
* Philips (J) FX 8513/14   Mal Waldron - Mal: Live 4 To 1

Mal Waldron Quartet/Trio/Solo

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 AlonePhilips (J) FX 8513/14
2.Straight, No Chaser-
3.Right On-
4.Thoughts-
5.Yesterdays-
6.All Alone-
* Philips (J) FX 8513/14   Mal Waldron - Mal: Live 4 To 1

Mal Waldron - Gary Peacock Trio

Mal Waldron (piano) Gary Peacock (bass) Hiroshi Murakami (drums)
Tokyo, Japan, March 8, 1971
She Walks In BeautyVictor (J) SMJX-10112
The Heart Of The Matter-
What's That-
Walkin' Way-
* Victor (J) SMJX-10112   Mal Waldron/Gary Peacock - First Encounter

Mal Waldron Trio

Mal Waldron (piano) Dick Van Der Capellen (bass) Martin Van Duynhoven (drums)
Baarn, Holland, May 30, 1971
Number 19Freedom (E) FLP 41073
Trip-
Watakushi No Sekai-
* Freedom (E) FLP 41073   Mal Waldron - Number Nineteen

Mal Waldron Trio

Mal Waldron (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Pierre Favre (drums)
"Domicile", Munich, West Germany, June 29, 1971
M.C. By Jimmy Woode
Sieg HaileEnja (G) 2004
La Gloire Du Noir-
The Call-
Rock My Soul-
same session
Blues: Blues For F.P.Enja (G) 5021
Blues: Way In-
Blues: Miles And Miles Of Blues-
Up Down Blues-
Blues For D.S.-
* Enja (G) 2004, ENJ 2004-2   Mal Waldron - Black Glory
* Enja (G) 5021   Mal Waldron - Plays The Blues

Mal Waldron Solo

Mal Waldron (piano)
Baarn, Holland, August 14, 1971
SignalsFreedom (E) FLP 41042
Things That's Go Bump In The Night-
Zapata-
A Touch Of The Blues-
* Freedom (E) FLP 41042; Arista Freedom AL 1042   Mal Waldron - Signals

Mal Waldron Quintet

Sonny Grey (trumpet) Alain Hatot (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Gus Nemeth (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
November 3, 1971
Skippin'Numera MAT 8
Journey Without End-
The Fire Now-
Antony-
* Numera MAT 8   Mal Waldron - Skippin'

Mal Waldron - Steve Lacy Quartet

Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Kent Carter (bass) Noel McGhie (drums)
Studio Europa Sonor, Paris, France, November 30, 1971
The Fire NowVictor (J) SMJX-10134
Journey Without End-
I Feel A Draft-
Bone-
Mar-
* Victor (J) SMJX-10134   Mal Waldron/Steve Lacy - Journey Without End

1972

Mal Waldron Solo

Mal Waldron (piano)
Baarn, Holland, February 5, 1972
Blues For Lady DayBlack Lion (E) BLP 30142
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-
* Black Lion (E) BLP 30142   Mal Waldron - Blues For Lady Day

Mal Waldron Trio

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)Freedom (E) FLP 40116
Here, There And Everywhere-
* Freedom (E) FLP 40116   Mal Waldron - A Little Bit Of Miles

Mal Waldron Solo

Mal Waldron (piano)
Rome, Italy, April 1, 1972
Tew NuneHoro (It) HLL 101-19
Picchy's Waltz-
Breakin' Through-
Canto Ritrovato-
Lullaby-
Appia Antica-
* Horo (It) HLL 101-19   Mal Waldron - Jazz A Confronto

Mal Waldron Trio

Mal Waldron (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Allen Blairman (drums)
"East-West Jazz Festival", Nurnberg, West Germany, May 6, 1972
Here, There And EverywhereEnja (G) 2062
The Search-
A Touch Of The Blues-
* Enja (G) 2062   Mal Waldron - A Touch Of The Blues

Mal Waldron Solo

Mal Waldron (piano)
Paris, France, May 11, 1972
Paris ReunitedCarson/Paula LPS 4000
Portrait Of A Bullfighter-
One For Bud-
For Eric Satie-
* Carson/Paula LPS 4000   Mal Waldron On Steinway

Mal Waldron With Steve Lacy Quintet

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
VioAmerica (F) 30 AM 6124
Jump For Victor-
Blue Wee-
Vio (alt. take)America (F) 067 862-2
Jump For Victor (alt. take)-
* America (F) 30 AM 6124, 067 862-2   Mal Waldron With The Steve Lacy Quintet

Mal Waldron Trio

Mal Waldron (piano) Peter Warren (bass) Noel McGhie (drums)
Paris, France, May, 1972
Reaching OutAmerica (F) 30 AM 6128
The Whirling Dervish-
Walk-
* America (F) 30 AM 6128   Mal Waldron - The Whirling Dervish

Mal Waldron Solo

Mal Waldron (piano)
"Dug", Tokyo, Japan, July 12, 1972
All AloneVictor (J) SMJX-10147
The Blues Suite-
Chairo No Hitomi-
The Stone Garden Of Ryoanji-
Summertime-
Left Alone-
* Victor (J) SMJX-10147   Mal Waldron - Meditations

Terumasa Hino Sextet

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 BabyVictor (J) SMJX-10155
Reminiscent Suite: Echoes-
Reminiscent Suite: One More With Feeling-
Black Forest-
* Victor (J) SMJX-10155   Mal Waldron/Terumasa Hino - Reminiscent Suite

1973

Mal Waldron Quartet

Carla Poole (flute -2) Mal Waldron (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
NYC, December 28, 1973
1.Up Popped The DevilEnja (G) 2034
2.Space Walk-
3.Snake Out-
4.Changachangachanga-
* Enja (G) 2034   Mal Waldron - Up Popped The Devil

1974

Mal Waldron Quintet

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 OutEnja (G) 2050
Hard Talk-
Russian Melody-
Hurray For HerbieEnja (G) ENJ 2050-2
* Enja (G) 2050, ENJ 2050-2   Mal Waldron - Hard Talk

1976 (age 50)

Mal Waldron - Jackie McLean Quartet

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 DollVictor (J) SMJ-6137
2.I Loves You, Porgy-
3.I'm A Fool To Want You-
4.Blues For Matsuura-
5.No More-
6.Left Alone-
* Victor (J) SMJ-6137   Mal Waldron/Jackie McLean - Like Old Time

1977

Mal Waldron Quintet

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-UpmanshipEnja (G) 2092
The Seagulls Of Kristiansund-
Hurray For Herbie-
* Enja (G) 2092; Amiga (G) DDR 855738   Mal Waldron - One-Upmanship

1978

Mal Waldron Sextet

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
MinoatEnja (G) 3021+23
A Case Of Plus 4's-
Sieg Haile-
* Enja (G) 3021+23   Mal Waldron - Moods

Mal Waldron Solo

Mal Waldron (piano)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, May 8, 1978
AnxietyEnja (G) 3021+23
Thoughtful-
Lonely-
Happiness-
Soul Eyes-
I Thought About You-
Duquility-
* Enja (G) 3021+23   Mal Waldron - Moods

Klaus Weiss Quintet

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 PrayerEMI/Electrola (G) MRC 1C066-45321
Tears For Lost Friends-
Shades Of Coltrane-
La Rochelle-
Drone-
Blooze-
* EMI/Electrola (G) MRC 1C066-45321   Klaus Weiss - Child's Prayer

1979

Mal Waldron Solo

Mal Waldron (piano)
"Chapati Club", Spa, Belgium, February 28, 1979
Mingus LivesEnja (G) 3075
Snake Out-
Tensile Structures-
Here, There And Anywhere-
* Enja (G) 3075   Mal Waldron - Mingus Lives

Klaus Weiss Quintet

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 ColtraneCalig (G) CAL 30623
Back To Bach-
Klever Klaus-
Mingus Lives-
Golden Golson-
Spacesunissued
Child's Prayer-
28-
Waiting For-
* Calig (G) CAL 30623   Klaus Weiss - On Tour

Mal Waldron Sextet

Manfred Schoof (trumpet -2,3) Hermann Breuer (trombone -2,3) Gerd Dudek (soprano saxophone -2,3) Mal Waldron (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass -2,3) Makaya Ntshoko (drums -2,3)
"Friedrichstadtpalast", Berlin, West Germany, April 22, 1979
1.ThoughtfulAmiga (G) DDR 855749
2.The Seagulls Of Kristiansundunissued
3.Sieg Haile-
* Amiga (G) DDR 855749   Various Artists - Jazzbuhne Berlin '79

Joe Henderson Quartet

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

1980

Roy Burrowes - Mal Waldron Quintet

Roy Burrowes (trumpet) Richard Raux (saxophones) Mal Waldron (piano) Patrice Caratini (bass) George Brown (drums)
"Dreher", Paris, France, March 9 & 10, 1980
Old Compton StreetEPM Musique (F) 151992
Hard Talk-
Sometimes-
Jamaica-
Searching-
Sea Gulls-
Symphony In Blues-
Going Back Home-
* EPM Musique (F) 151992   Roy Burrowes/Mal Waldron Live At The Dreher

1981

Johnny Dyani - Mal Waldron Duo

Mal Waldron (piano) Johnny Dyani (bass) Pablo Sauvage (percussion -3)
"Jazz Unite", France, April 16, 1981
1.SafariJazz Unite (F) 102
2.African Cake-Walk-
3.Makulu-Kalahari-
4.Strange Intrusions-
5.Blues For Mandela-
6.Time Will Tell-
* Jazz Unite (F) 102   Johnny Dyani/Mal Waldron Duo Live At Jazz Unite - Some Jive Ass Boer

Mal Waldron Trio

Mal Waldron (piano) George Mraz (bass) Al Foster (drums)
RCA Studios, NYC, June 18, 1981
Love For SaleProgressive PRO 7060
Summertime-
Angel Eyes-
Autumn Leaves-
Body And Soul-
I Surrender, Dear-
Yesterdays-
All Of You-
same session
It Could Happen To YouProgressive PRO 7061
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-
* Progressive PRO 7060   Mal Waldron Trio - Mal 81
* Progressive PRO 7061   Mal Waldron - News: Run About Mal

Mal Waldron - Steve Lacy Duo

Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano)
"Dreher", Paris, France, August 10, 1981
Let's Call ThishatART (Swi) CD 2-6172
'Round Midnight-
* hatART (Swi) CD 2-6172   Steve Lacy And Mal Waldron Live At Dreher Paris 1981 - Round Midnight, Vol. 1
= hatOLOGY (Swi) 4-596   Mal Waldron And Steve Lacy Live At Dreher Paris 1981 - Round Midnight

Mal Waldron - Steve Lacy Duo

Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano): same personnel
"Dreher", Paris, France, August 13, 1981
No BabyhatART (Swi) CD 2-6172
Herb De L'Oublie-
Snake Out-
'Round MidnighthatART (Swi) 2038, CD 2-6172
* hatART (Swi) 2038   Mal Waldron And Steve Lacy - Let's Call This
* hatART (Swi) CD 2-6172   Steve Lacy And Mal Waldron Live At Dreher Paris 1981 - Round Midnight, Vol. 1
= hatOLOGY (Swi) 4-596   Mal Waldron And Steve Lacy Live At Dreher Paris 1981 - Round Midnight

Mal Waldron - Steve Lacy Duo

Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano): same personnel
"Dreher", Paris, France, August 14, 1981
Deep EndeavorshatART (Swi) 2038, CD 2-6172
A Case Of Plus 4'shatMUSICS (Swi) 3501; hatART (Swi) CD 2-6172
The Seagulls Of KristiansundhatART (Swi) 2038, CD 2-6172
Snake OuthatMUSICS (Swi) 3501; hatART (Swi) CD 2-6172
same session
BonehatART (Swi) 2038, CD 2-6186
No BabyhatMUSICS (Swi) 3501; hatART (Swi) CD 2-6186
Blinks-
I Feel A DrafthatART (Swi) 2038, CD 2-6186
'Round MidnighthatART (Swi) CD 2-6186
Well, You Needn't-
EpistrophyhatART (Swi) 2038, CD 2-6186
* hatART (Swi) 2038   Mal Waldron And Steve Lacy - Let's Call This
* hatMUSICS (Swi) 3501   Steve Lacy/Mal Waldron - Snake-Out
= hatART (Swi) 2015   Steve Lacy/Mal Waldron - Herbe De L'oubli - Snake-Out
* hatART (Swi) CD 2-6172   Steve Lacy And Mal Waldron Live At Dreher Paris 1981 - Round Midnight, Vol. 1
= hatOLOGY (Swi) 4-596   Mal Waldron And Steve Lacy Live At Dreher Paris 1981 - Round Midnight
* hatART (Swi) CD 2-6186   Mal Waldron And Steve Lacy Live At Dreher Paris 1981 - The Peak, Vol. 2
= hatOLOGY (Swi) 4-596   Mal Waldron And Steve Lacy Live At Dreher Paris 1981 - Round Midnight

Mal Waldron - Steve Lacy Duo

Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano): same personnel
"Dreher", Paris, France, August 15, 1981
The PeakhatART (Swi) 2038, CD 2-6186
Herbe De L'OublihatMUSICS (Swi) 3515; hatART (Swi) CD 2-6186
Hooray For Herbie-
Let's Call ThishatART (Swi) 2038, CD 2-6186
EpistrophyhatMUSICS (Swi) 3515; hatART (Swi) CD 2-6186
Well, You Needn'thatART (Swi) 2038, CD 2-6186
* hatART (Swi) 2038   Mal Waldron And Steve Lacy - Let's Call This
* hatMUSICS (Swi) 3515   Steve Lacy/Mal Waldron - Herbe De L'oubli
= hatART (Swi) 2015   Steve Lacy/Mal Waldron - Herbe De L'oubli - Snake-Out
* hatART (Swi) CD 2-6186   Mal Waldron And Steve Lacy Live At Dreher Paris 1981 - The Peak, Vol. 2
= hatOLOGY (Swi) 4-596   Mal Waldron And Steve Lacy Live At Dreher Paris 1981 - Round Midnight

Mal Waldron Quartet

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

1982

Mal Waldron Quartet

Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone -1,4,5,7) Mal Waldron (piano) David Friesen (bass) Billy Higgins (drums -1,4/7)
Menlo Park, CA, January 4, 1982
1.Golden GolsonPalo Alto Jazz PA 8014
2.One Entrance, Many Exits-
3.Chazz Jazz-
4.Herbal Syndrome-
5.How Deep Is The Ocean-
6.Blues In 4 By 3-
7.The Christmas SongPalo Alto Jazz PA 8032
* Palo Alto Jazz PA 8014   Mal Waldron - One Entrance, Many Exits
* Palo Alto Jazz PA 8032   Various Artists - Mistletoe Magic

Kazutoki Umezu Quartet

Kazutoki Umezu (alto saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Takeharu Hayakawa (bass) Takashi Kikuchi (drums)
Tokyo, Japan, April 21 & 22, 1982
I Should CareUnion Jazz (J) ULP 5004
Lonely Nights-
Hole In Stomach Woman-
Circular Line-
'Round Midnight-
* Union Jazz (J) ULP 5004   Kazutoki Umezu - Another Step

Mal Waldron Quartet

Akira Miyazawa (tenor saxophone, flute) Mal Waldron (piano) Isao Suzuki (bass) Hironobu Fujisawa (drums)
Tokyo, Japan, April 23, 1982
All AloneBaybridge (J) KUX 172-B
Oleo-
Blue Monk-
I Can't Get Started-
Straight, No Chaser-
* Baybridge (J) KUX 172-B   Mal Waldron - In Retrospect

1983

Mal Waldron Trio

Mal Waldron (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Ed Blackwell (drums)
Tokyo, Japan, June 28 & 29, 1983
Dans La Cuisine D'alibiBaybridge (J) KUX 180-B
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-
* Baybridge (J) KUX 180-B   Mal Waldron - Breaking New Ground

Mal Waldron Trio

Mal Waldron (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Ed Blackwell (drums): same personnel
Tokyo, Japan, December 8, 1983
Desepoir AgreableBaybridge (J) FEX 27-B
Hermonies-
Premiere Pensee Rose + Croix-
Essais Le Vilain Petit Vaurien-
Three Gymnopedies, No. 1-
* Baybridge (J) FEX 27-B, 30CP-106   Mal Waldron Plays Eric Satie

Mal Waldron Trio

Mal Waldron (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Ed Blackwell (drums): same personnel
Tokyo, Japan, December 9, 1983
The Way You Look TonightPaddle Wheel (J) K28P-6272
Bags' Groove-
'Round Midnight-
You And The Night And The Music-
Georgia On My Mind-
Billie's Bounce-
Waltz For My Mother-
* Paddle Wheel (J) K28P-6272, 240E-6837   Mal Waldron - You And The Night And The Music

Sumiko Yoseyama

Mal Waldron (piano) Kunimitsu Inaba (bass) Motohiko Hino (drums) Sumiko Yoseyama (vocals) unidentified strings
Tokyo, Japan, December 21, 22 & 27, 1983
Where Are YouContinental (J) HL 5032
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-
* Continental (J) HL 5032   Sumiko Yoseyama/Mal Waldron - With Mal

1984

Mal Waldron - David Friesen Duo

Mal Waldron (piano) David Friesen (bass)
NYC, March 18, 1984
If I Were A BellMuse MR 5305
Encounters-
My Toby-
Night Wind-
Imagination-
Outside Inside Too-
* Muse MR 5305   Mal Waldron/David Friesen - Encounters

1985

Femi Bellomo

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 BornDire (It) F 0376
Since You've Gone-
The Seagulls Of Kristiansund-
Left Alone-
Never Give Up-
Easy Living-
Estate-
* Dire (It) F 0376   Femi Bellomo - Since You've Gone

Kim Parker

Mal Waldron (piano) Isla Eckinger (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums) Kim Parker (vocals)
Milan, Italy, May 28 & 29, 1985
Born To Be BlueSoul Note (It) SN 1133
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)-
* Soul Note (It) SN 1133   Kim Parker/Mal Waldron - Sometimes I'm Blue

Mal Waldron Solo

Mal Waldron (piano)
Tokyo, Japan, September 1 & 2, 1985
All AloneCBS/Sony (J) 32DH-273
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-
* CBS/Sony (J) 32DH-273   Mal Waldron And Alone

Yosuke Yamashita - Mal Waldron Duo

Mal Waldron, Yosuke Yamashita (piano)
"Shinjuku Pit Inn", Tokyo, Japan, September 17, 1985
Piano Improvisation ICBS/Sony (J) 32DH-360
Piano Improvisation II-
My Old Flame-
* CBS/Sony (J) 32DH-360   Mal Waldron/Yosuke Yamashita - Piano Duo Live At Pit Inn

Sumiko Yoseyama

Mal Waldron (piano) Sumiko Yoseyama (vocals)
Tokyo, Japan, September 17 & 18, 1985
Embraceable YouEastworld (J) EWJ 90046
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-
* Eastworld (J) EWJ 90046   Sumiko Yoseyama/Mal Waldron - Duo

Sumiko Yoseyama

Mal Waldron (piano) Sumiko Yoseyama (vocals): same personnel
Tokyo, Japan, October, 1985
'Round MidnightDam DOR 0137
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-
* Dam DOR 0137   Sumiko Yoseyama/Mal Waldron - Duo 76/45

Mal Waldron - Marion Brown Duo

Marion Brown (alto saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano)
Studio Gimmick, Yerres, France, November 8 & 10, 1985
Blue MonkFree Lance (F) FRL 006
A Cause De Monk-
To The Golden Lady In Her Graham Cracker Window-
Contemplation-
Hurry Sundown-
A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing-
Blue Monk (take 2)Free Lance (F) FRL-CD 006, FRL-NS 0302
* Free Lance (F) FRL 006, FRL-CD 006, FRL-NS 0302   Mal Waldron/Marion Brown - Songs Of Love And Regret

Mal Waldron - David Friesen Duo

Mal Waldron (piano) David Friesen (bass)
Barigozzi Studio, Milan, Italy, November 18, 1985
DedicationSoul Note (It) 121178-1
All God's Chillun Got Rhythm-
It Never Entered My Mind-
Rhythmics-
Mowgly The Cat-
Tapestry-
Batik-
* Soul Note (It) 121178-1, 121178-2   Mal Waldron/David Friesen - Dedication

1986 (age 60)

Mal Waldron Quartet

Michel Marre (trumpet, flugelhorn) Doudou Gouirand (alto,soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Joel Allouche (tabla -4)
Montpellier, France, February 9, 1986
1.SpaceVent Du Sud (F) VS 107
2.Segala-
3.Catwalk (The Little Cat Walk)-
4.Fatherless Child (The Last Poet)-
5.Soul Eyes-
6.Monica-
* Vent Du Sud (F) VS 107   Mal Waldron - Space

Mal Waldron - Steve Lacy Duo

Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano)
Barigozzi Studio, Milan, Italy, February 17, 1986
Johnny Come LatelySoul Note (It) 121170-1
Prelude To A Kiss-
The Star-Crossed Lovers-
To The Bitter-
Azure-
Sempre Amore-
A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing-
Smada-
* Soul Note (It) 121170-1   Steve Lacy/Mal Waldron - Sempre Amore

Mal Waldron Solo

Mal Waldron (piano)
Barigozzi Studio, Milan, Italy, March 10, 1986
Free For C.T.Soul Note (It) SN 1130
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-
* Soul Note (It) SN 1130, 121130-2   Mal Waldron - Update

Mal Waldron - Jackie McLean Quartet

Jackie McLean (alto saxophone -1/7,9,10) Mal Waldron (piano) Herbie Lewis (bass -1/7,9,10) Eddie Moore (drums -1/7,9,10)
"U-Port Kan'i Hoken Hall", Tokyo, Japan, September 1, 1986
1.Left AlonePaddle Wheel (J) K28P-6453
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-
10.Left Alone (alt. take)Paddle Wheel (J) K32Y-6167, 240E-6814
* Paddle Wheel (J) K28P-6453, K32Y-6167, 240E-6814   Mal Waldron/Jackie McLean - Left Alone '86

Mal Waldron Quintet

Woody Shaw (trumpet) Charlie Rouse (tenor saxophone, flute) Mal Waldron (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Ed Blackwell (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, September 16, 1986
Status SeekingSoul Note (It) SN 1118
The Git Go-
same session
Snake OutSoul Note (It) SN 1148
Judy-
The Seagulls Of Kristiansund-
* Soul Note (It) SN 1118, 121118-2   Mal Waldron - The Git-Go: Live At The Village Vanguard
* Soul Note (It) SN 1148, 121148-2   Mal Waldron - The Seagulls Of Kristiansund

Mal Waldron Quintet

Terence Blanchard (trumpet) Donald Harrison (alto saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Ed Blackwell (drums)
"Sweet Basil", NYC, October 3 & 4, 1986
The ProphetPaddle Wheel (J) K28P-6450
Aggression-
Booker's Waltz-
same session
Number EightPaddle Wheel (J) K28P-6476
Fire Waltz-
Bee Vamp-
* Paddle Wheel (J) K28P-6450, 240E-6832   Various Artists - Eric Dolphy And Booker Little Remembered Live At Sweet Basil
* Paddle Wheel (J) K28P-6476, K32Y-6214   Various Artists - Eric Dolphy And Booker Little Remembered Live At Sweet Basil, Vol. II: Fire Waltz

1987

Mal Waldron Trio

Mal Waldron (piano) Leonard Jones (bass) Sangoma Everett (drums)
Barigozzi Studio, Milan, Italy, April 28 & 30, 1987
SpacesSoul Note (It) 121198-1
Our Colline's A Treasure-
Chez Pascale-
The Git Go-
Because Of You I Live Again-
* Soul Note (It) 121198-1, 121198-2   Mal Waldron - Our Colline's A Treasure

Tchangodei - Archie Shepp - Mal Waldron Trio

Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano, grave-medium) Tchangodei (piano, medium-aigu)
Lyon, France, May 12 & 15, 1987
Africa StruggleVolcanic (F) 18.018
Space Blues-
Drifting Blues-
The Seagulls Of Kristiansund-
* Volcanic (F) 18.018, 18.018xCD   Tchangodei/Archie Shepp/Mal Waldron - Three For Freedom

Tchangodei - Mal Waldron Duo

Tchangodei, Mal Waldron (piano)
"Le Bec De Jazz", Lyon, France, May, 1987
Les Venins D'Afrique, Part 1Volcanic (F) 20.020
Les Venins D'Afrique, Part 2-
Les Venins D'Afrique, Part 3-
Les Venins D'Afrique, Part 4-
Les Venins D'Afrique, Part 5-
* Volcanic (F) 20.020   Tchangodei/Mal Waldron - Les Venins D'Afrique

Remembering The Moment

Julian Priester (trombone) Jim Pepper (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) David Friesen (bass) Eddie Moore (drums)
"The Hobbit", Portland, OR, June 25, 1987
Autumn LeavesSoul Note (It) 121278-2
A Night In Tunisia-
All Blues-
* Soul Note (It) 121278-2   David Friesen/Eddie Moore/Jim Pepper/Julian Priester/Mal Waldron - Remembering The Moment

Anthony Braxton Quartet

Anthony Braxton (alto saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Buell Neidlinger (bass) Bill Osborne (drums)
Barigozzi Studio, Milan, Italy, June 30, July 1, 1987
Brilliant CornersBlack Saint (It) 120116-1
Reflections-
Played Twice-
Four In One-
Ask Me Now-
Skippy-
* Black Saint (It) 120116-1   Anthony Braxton - Six Monk's Compositions (1987)

Mal Waldron Solo

Mal Waldron (piano)
"Urayasu Shimin Kaikan", Tokyo, Japan, August 11, 1987
I'm A Fool To Want YouCentury (J) 28EL-5025
Ballade No. 1 In G Minor, Op. 23 (Chopin)-
For My Daddy-
Nocturne (Chopin)-
Fantasy In F Minor, Op. 49 (Chopin)-
Gymnopedie (Satie)-
* Century (J) 28EL-5025   Mal Waldron - Both Sides Now

Mal Waldron - Steve Lacy Quartet

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 IsPaddle Wheel (J) K28P-6471
Evidence-
Snake Out-
Let's Call This-
* Paddle Wheel (J) K28P-6471, K32Y-6208   The Super Quartet Of Mal Waldron Featuring Steve Lacy Live At Sweet Basil

Marty Cook Group Featuring Jim Pepper

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 WarEnja (G) 5067
Love Life-
Grab Bag-
TrapezeEnja (G) ENJ 5067-2; Tutu (G) CD 888 174
* Enja (G) 5067, ENJ 5067-2   Marty Cook Group/Jim Pepper - Red, White, Black And Blue
= Tutu (G) CD 888 174   Marty Cook Group Featuring Jim Pepper - Red, White, Black And Blue

Mal Waldron Trio Featuring Jim Pepper

Jim Pepper (tenor saxophone -5,7/9) Mal Waldron (piano) Ed Schuller (bass -1/4,6/9) John Betsch (drums -1/4,6/9)
Trixi-Tonstudio, Munich, West Germany, November 25, 1987
1.Dancing On The FlamesTutu (G) LP 888 002
2.A Bow To The Classics-
3.Little One (Dock Scene)-
4.From A Little Acorms-
5.Soul Mates-
6.Bloods And Guts-
7.SolarTutu (G) CD 888 102
8.Blue Monk-
9.Golden Golson-
* Tutu (G) LP 888 002, CD 888 102   Mal Waldron - Mal, Dance And Soul

Rene Bottlang - Mal Waldron Duo

Rene Bottlang, Mal Waldron (piano)
"Theatre De Beaulieu", Lausanne, Switzerland, December 20, 1987
Mon Amour RetrouvePlainisphare (Swi) PL 1267-39
Soliloquy-
Evidence-
C'est La Vie-
A Bow To The Classics-
Giulia-
Epistrophy-
* Plainisphare (Swi) PL 1267-39   Rene Bottlang/Mal Waldron - The Lausanne Concert

1988

Mal Waldron Solo

Mal Waldron (piano)
Toronto, Canada, March 14, 1988
YesterdaysDark Light Music (Canadian) DL 24002
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-
* Dark Light Music (Canadian) DL 24002   Mal Waldron - Evidence

Mal Waldron - Jim Pepper Duo

Jim Pepper (tenor,soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano)
Trixi-Tonstudio, Munich, West Germany, April 5, 1988
Ticket To TokyoTutu (G) LP 888 006
Ruby, My Dear-
Bathing Beauties-
Somewhere Over The Rainbow (take 1)-
Somewhere Over The Rainbow (take 2)Tutu (G) CD 888 106
Spinning At Trixi-
Good BaitTutu (G) LP 888 006
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-
How Long Has This Been Going OnTutu (G) CD 888 106
Indian WaterTutu (G) LP 888 006
* Tutu (G) LP 888 006, CD 888 106   Mal Waldron/Jim Pepper - Art Of The Duo

Tom Mega

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 HarbourITM (G) ITM 942.432
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-
* ITM (G) ITM 942.432, ITM 979.032, ITM 0032, ITM 1432   Tom Mega - Backyards Of Pleasure

Tiziana Simona

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 RothkoITM (G) ITM 0037
Little One-
Bo Il Cinese (Nowhere Ever After)-
Flowers For Albert-
Shadow Figures-
Rose Selavy-
Left Alone-
Fling-
MariITM (G) ITM 1437
* ITM (G) ITM 0037, ITM 1437   Tiziana Simona/Mal Waldron - Flakes

Mal Waldron Trio

Mal Waldron (piano) Paulo Cardoso (bass) John Betsch (drums)
Munich, West Germany, November 1, 2 & 3, 1988
YesterdaysTimeless (Du) SJP 328
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-
* Timeless (Du) SJP 328, CDSJP 328; Alfa Jazz (J) 29R2-35   Mal Waldron - No More Tears (For Lady Day)

Mal Waldron - Marion Brown Duo

Marion Brown (alto saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano)
Studio Gimmick, Yerres, France, November 14 & 15, 1988
Soul MatesFree Lance (F) FRL 010
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-
My Old FlameFree Lance (F) FRL-CD 010
* Free Lance (F) FRL 010, FRL-CD 010   Mal Waldron/Marion Brown - Much More!

Mal Waldron - Jim Pepper Duo

Jim Pepper (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano)
Trixi-Tonstudio, Munich, West Germany, December, 1988
Ticket To TokyoTutu (G) LP 888 006
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-
* Tutu (G) LP 888 006, CD 888 106   Mal Waldron/Jim Pepper - Art Of The Duo

1989

Mal Waldron Quintet

Sonny Fortune (alto saxophone) Ricky Ford (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Eddie Moore (drums)
NYC, June 10, 1989
Crowd SceneSoul Note (It) 121218-2
Yin And Yang-
same session
Where Are You (take I)Soul Note (It) 121248-2
Waltz For Marianne-
Wha's Nine-
Where Are You (take II)-
* Soul Note (It) 121218-2   Mal Waldron - Crowd Scene
* Soul Note (It) 121248-2   Mal Waldron - Where Are You

Embryo

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
AbdulSchneeball (G) EFA 01045 08
Barks-
Lonely Nights-
* Schneeball (G) EFA 01045 08   Embryo - Turn Peace

Christian Burchard - Mal Waldron Quartet/Duo/Solo

Christian Burchard (vibraphone) Mal Waldron (piano) Michael Schone (bass) Dieter Serfas (drums)
West Germany, September, 1989, February, 1990
From Darkness Into LightNebula (G) GN 0001
Waters From The Waters-
Looking For The Third Man-
Left Alone-
Gan Gan-
Marja's Ball-
Lonely Nights-
Embryo Solo-
Giesing-
* Nebula (G) GN 0001   Christian Burchard/Mal Waldron - Duo-Quartett-Solo

Barney Wilen Quartet

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)Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-7
Ascenseur Pour L'echafaud-
Les Parapluies De Cherbourg-
Les Liaisons Dangereuses (No Problem)-
Black Orpheus-
Des Femmes Disparaissent-
Autumn Leaves-
Quiet Temple-
* Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-7   Barney Wilen - French Story

Mal Waldron Quartet Featuring Jim Pepper

Jim Pepper (tenor,soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Ed Schuller (bass) John Betsch (drums)
"Utopia Club", Innsbruck, Austria, October 25 & 26, 1989
Ticket To UtopiaTutu (G) CD 888 118
Time For Duke-
Never In A Hurry-
Mistral Breeze #1-
Funny Glasses And A Moustache-
same session
More Git' Go At UtopiaTutu (G) CD 888 148
Warm Puppies-A Reflexion In Monk-
You Open My Eyes-
Misreal Breeze #2-
Dancing On The Flames-
* Tutu (G) CD 888 118   Mal Waldron Quartet Featuring Jim Pepper, Vol. I - Quadrologue At Utopia
* Tutu (G) CD 888 148   Mal Waldron Quartet Featuring Jim Pepper, Vol. II - More Git' Go At Utopia

Jim Pepper And Flying Eagle

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

1990

Mal Waldron Trio

Mal Waldron (piano) Paulo Cardoso (bass) John Betsch (drums)
Munich, West Germany, February 19 & 20, 1990
RevolutionAlfa Jazz (J) ALCR-62
East Of The Sun-
Let Us Live / Dedicated To East / Germany-
Spring In Prague-
On A Clear Day-
Spring Is Here-
We Demand-
* Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-62   Mal Waldron - Spring In Prague

Mal Waldron - Steve Lacy Duo

Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano)
Studio Ferber, Paris, France, July 12-13, 1990
House Party StartingNovus 3098-2-N
Hot House-
I'll Keep Loving You-
Friday The 13th-
Mistral Breeze-
The Mooche-
Petite Fleur-
Snake Out-
Retreat-
* Novus 3098-2-N   Mal Waldron/Steve Lacy - Hot House

Mal Waldron - Steve Lacy Duo

Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Irene Aebi (voice)
Studio Ferber, Paris, France, July 13, 1990
A Merrier ChristmasNovus 01241 63126 2
* Novus 01241 63126 2   Various Artists - A Merry Jazzmas

1993

Mal Waldron Quintet/Quartet

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.FootprintsEvidence ECD 22155-2
2.Left Alone-
3.Sassy-
4.Sakura Sakura-
5.Here's That Rainy Day-
6.Jean Pierre-
7.Red Shoes-
8.My Dear Family-
* Evidence ECD 22155-2   Mal Waldron - My Dear Family

Mal Waldron Trio

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.AA (F) AJ 312606
Chess Pour Mal-
Reverie-
Trois Tableaux Fauves: Snake Out / Fictions / Final-
What'll I Do-
Dear Old Stockholm-
* AA (F) AJ 312606   Mal Waldron/Michel Marre/Doudou Gouirand - Le Matin D'un Fauve

1994

Mal Waldron - George Haslam Duo

George Haslam (baritone saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano)
Cambrigeshire, England, February 24, 1994
I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)Slam (E) SLAMCD 305
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-
* Slam (E) SLAMCD 305   Mal Waldron/George Haslam - Waldron/Haslam

Mal Waldron And Danila Satragno

Mal Waldron (piano) Danila Satragno (vocals)
"Piazza S. Pietro", Borgio Verezzi, Italy, August 2, 1994
Medley: Ugly Beauty / Rhythm-A-NingPhilology (It) W 83.2
'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-
* Philology (It) W 83.2   Mal Waldron/Danila Satragno - Magic Night In Borgio Verezzi

Mal Waldron Quartet

Nicolas Simion (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Ed Schuller (bass) Victor Jones (drums)
"Theatre Satiricon", Essen, Germany, October 11, 1994
Judy Full GrownTutu (G) CD 888 170
Transylvanian Dance-
Here Comes Mikey-
Soul Eyes-
I See You Now-
The Last Go Pepper Blues-
* Tutu (G) CD 888 170   Mal Waldron - Mal, Verve, Black And Blue

1995

Mal Waldron - George Haslam Duo

George Haslam (baritone saxophone, tarogato) Mal Waldron (piano)
Oxfordshire, England, April 20, 1995
I've Got The World On A StringSlam (E) SLAMCD 306
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-
* Slam (E) SLAMCD 306   Mal Waldron/George Haslam - Two New

Mal Waldron Trio

Toru Tenda (flute) Mal Waldron (piano) Jeanne Lee (vocals)
"Zenshoji Hondo", Hiroshima, Japan, August 6, 1995
White Road (Shiroi Michi)3361*Black (J) TKCB-70782
Black Rain (Kuroi Ame)-
* 3361*Black (J) TKCB-70782   Mal Waldron/Jeanne Lee/Toru Tenda - White Road, Black Rain
= 3361*Black (J) TKCK-3016   Mal Waldron/Jeanne Lee - Maturity 4: White Road, Black Rain

Mal Waldron - Takeo Moriyama Duo

Mal Waldron (piano) Takeo Moriyama (drums)
Studio F, Tajimi, Gifu, Japan, August 20, 1995
Bou3361*Black (J) TKCK-3015
Kyou-Kyou-
San-
Bou-Bou-
Ten-
Yawa-
Rai-Rai-
* 3361*Black (J) TKCK-3015   Mal Waldron/Takeo Moriyama - Maturity 3: Dual

Mal Waldron - Mala Waldron Duo

Mal Waldron (piano) Mala Waldron (piano, vocals)
Studio F, Tajimi, Gifu, Japan, August 21, 1995
My Funny Valentine3361*Black (J) TKCK-3014
Clouds-
Castle In The Sky-
Cat And Mouse-
A Night In Tunisia-
He's My Father-
* 3361*Black (J) TKCK-3014   Mal Waldron/Mala Waldron - Maturity 2: He's My Father

Mal Waldron Trio

Toru Tenda (flute) Mal Waldron (piano) Jeanne Lee (vocals)
Studio F, Tajimi, Gifu, Japan, August 21, 1995
Japanese Lullaby (Komori Uta)3361*Black (J) TKCB-70782
Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child-
* 3361*Black (J) TKCB-70782   Mal Waldron/Jeanne Lee/Toru Tenda - White Road, Black Rain
= 3361*Black (J) TKCK-3016   Mal Waldron/Jeanne Lee - Maturity 4: White Road, Black Rain

Mal Waldron - Nicolas Simion Duo

Nicolas Simion (soprano,tenor saxophone, bass clarinet) Mal Waldron (piano)
"Loft", Cologne, Germany, December 19, 1995
Open WindowsTutu (G) CD 888 186
Monk's Dream-
Minor Mode For Majors-
Dinosaurus' Dispute-
Song For Leo-
From Dark Into The Light-
Search For Euridice-
Slovakian Folksong-
Singing Red-
* Tutu (G) CD 888 186   Mal Waldron/Nicolas Simion - Art Of The Duo: The Big Rochade

1996 (age 70)

Mal Waldron Solo

Mal Waldron (piano)
"Ongaku No Mori Hall, Risonare", Kitamori, Yamanashi, Japan, July 4, 1996
Remember3361*Black (J) TKCK-3017
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)-
* 3361*Black (J) TKCK-3017   Mal Waldron - Maturity 5: Elusiveness Of Mt. Fuji

1997

Mal Waldron Trio + Guests

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.JudyBMG 74321 53887-2
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-
* BMG 74321 53887-2   Mal Waldron - Soul Eyes

1998

Mal Waldron Solo

Mal Waldron (piano)
Studio ICC, Tokyo, Japan, July 21, 1998
Symphony No. 3 (Brahms)3361*Black (J) TKCK-3013
Intermezzo-
Prelude No. 4 (Chopin)-
Intermezzo-
Ases Tod (Grieg)-
Modern Figured Bass-
Sorrow (Bela Bartok)-
Intermezzo-
Waltz (Chopin)-
Intermezzo-
Prelude No. 20 (Chopin)-
* 3361*Black (J) TKCK-3013   Mal Waldron - Maturity 1: Klassics

1999

Mal Waldron Solo

Mal Waldron (piano)
1999-1995
Django3361*Black (J) TKCK-3012
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-
* 3361*Black (J) TKCK-3012   Mal Waldron

2000

Judi Silvano And Mal Waldron

Mal Waldron (piano) Judi Silvano (vocals)
Brussels, Belgium, November 8, 2000
Finding My LoveSoul Note (It) 121348-2
Cattin'-
Riding A Zephyr-
Flickers-
Mal Waldron-
* Soul Note (It) 121348-2   Judi Silvano/Mal Waldron - Riding A Zephyr

2001

100 Gold Fingers 2001, Part. 7

Mal Waldron (piano)
"Gotanda U-Port Kan'i Hoken Hall", Tokyo, Japan, June 10, 2001
Darn That DreamLeafage Jazz (J) PCCY-30028
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-
* Leafage Jazz (J) PCCY-30028   100 Gold Fingers - Piano Playhouse 2001

2002 (aged 76)

Mal Waldron Trio/Duo/Solo

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