Prestige Records Discography: 1971-1972

1971

Sonny Stitt Quintet

Virgil Jones (trumpet -1/3) Sonny Stitt (tenor sax) Leon Spencer Jr. (organ) Melvin Sparks (guitar) Idris Muhammad (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 4, 1971
1.Miss RiversidePrestige PR 10012
2.The Bar-B-Que Man-
3.Turn It On!-
4.Cry Me A River-
5.There Are Such Things-
* Prestige PR 10012   Sonny Stitt - Turn It On!

Bernard Purdie Nonet

Tippy Larkin (trumpet) Charlie Brown, Warren Daniels (tenor sax) Harold Wheeler (electric piano) Ted Dunbar, Billy Nicholas (guitar) Gordon Edwards (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums) Norman Pride (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 11, 1971
Everybody's Talkin'Prestige PR 10013
Cold Sweat-
Montego Bay-
Wasteland-
You Turn Me On-
Paurdie Good!-
* Prestige PR 10013   Bernard Purdie - Purdie Good!

Rusty Bryant Quartet

Rusty Bryant (tenor sax) Leon Spencer Jr. (organ -1,2) Bill Mason (organ -3,4) Wilbert Longmire (guitar) Idris Muhammad (drums)
NYC, February 8, 1971
1. B-2933The HookerPrestige 45-750, PR 10014
2.Mister SPrestige PR 10014
3.Free At Last-
4. A-2932Fire EaterPrestige 45-750, PR 10014
* Prestige PR 10014   Rusty Bryant - Fire Eater
* Prestige 45-750   Rusty Bryant - Fire Eater / The Hooker

Gene Ammons - Sonny Stitt Quintet

Gene Ammons (tenor sax) Sonny Stitt (tenor sax, Varitone) Leon Spencer (organ) George Freeman (guitar) Idris Muhammad (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 8, 1971
You Talk That Talk!Prestige PR 10019; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6018-2
Body And SoulPrestige PR 10019
The People's Choice-
Katea's Dance-
The Sun Died-
Out Of It-
* Prestige PR 10019   Gene Ammons, Sonny Stitt - You Talk That Talk!
= Prestige PRCD-24188-2   Gene Ammons - Legends Of Acid Jazz
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6018-2   Gene Ammons - Greatest Hits - The 70s

Melvin Sparks Tentet

Virgil Jones (trumpet -1,3,4) Ernie Royal (trumpet -4) Hubert Laws (flute -3) Sonny Fortune (alto sax -1,2,4,5) George Coleman (alto sax -4) Dave Hubbard (tenor sax, flute -3) Leon Spencer Jr. (organ, piano) Melvin Sparks (guitar) Idris Muhammad (drums) Buddy Caldwell (congas) Billy Ver Planck (arranger -1/5)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 14 & 21, 1971
1.Love The Life You LivePrestige PR 10039
2.On The Up-
3.All Wrapped Up-
4.Akilah!-
5.Blues For J.B.-
6.Image Of Love-
* Prestige PR 10039   Melvin Sparks - Akilah!

Melvin Sparks Quintet

Virgil Jones (trumpet) Grover Washington Jr. (tenor sax) Leon Spencer (organ) Melvin Sparks (guitar) Idris Muhammad (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 1, 1971
A-2930Who's Gonna Take The WeightPrestige 45-749, PR 10016
* Prestige PR 10016   Melvin Sparks - Sparks Plug
* Prestige 45-749   Melvin Sparks - Who's Gonna Take The Weight / Alone Together

Melvin Sparks Quintet

Virgil Jones (trumpet) Grover Washington Jr. (tenor sax) Reggie Roberts (organ) Melvin Sparks (guitar) Idris Muhammad (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 8, 1971
Sparks PlugPrestige PR 10016
Conjunction-
B-2931Alone TogetherPrestige 45-749, PR 10016
Dig ThisPrestige PR 10016
* Prestige PR 10016   Melvin Sparks - Sparks Plug
* Prestige 45-749   Melvin Sparks - Who's Gonna Take The Weight / Alone Together

Houston Person Orchestra

Harold "Money" Johnson, Thad Jones, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Garnett Brown, Jack Jeffers (trombone) Houston Person (tenor sax) Harold Vick (tenor sax, flute) Babe Clarke (baritone sax) Paul Griffin (piano, electric piano) Jimmy Watson (organ) Billy Butler (guitar) Jerry Jemmott (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums) Buddy Caldwell (congas) Horace Ott (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 8, 1971
Young, Gifted And BlackPrestige PR 10017
B-2927The Houston ExpressPrestige 45-747, PR 10017
Lift Every VoicePrestige PR 10017
Enjoy-
* Prestige PR 10017   Houston Person - Houston Express
* Prestige 45-747   Houston Person - Just My Imagination / The Houston Express

Houston Person Nonet

Cecil Bridgewater (trumpet) Houston Person (tenor sax) Babe Clarke (baritone sax) Jimmy Watson (organ) Ernie Hayes (organ, electric piano) Billy Butler (guitar) Jerry Jemmott (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums) Buddy Caldwell (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 9, 1971
A-2926Just My ImaginationPrestige 45-747, PR 10017
(For God's Sake) Give More Power To The PeoplePrestige PR 10017
Chains Of Love-
* Prestige PR 10017   Houston Person - Houston Express
* Prestige 45-747   Houston Person - Just My Imagination / The Houston Express

Johnny "Hammond" Smith Quintet

Robert Prado, Ernie Royal (trumpet -1,3,4) Garnett Brown (trombone -1,3,4) Grover Washington Jr. (tenor sax) Richard Landry (tenor sax -1,3,4) Babe Clarke (baritone sax -1,3,4) Johnny "Hammond" Smith (organ) James Clark (guitar -1/3,5) Ted Dunbar (guitar -4) Jimmy Lewis (Fender bass) Eddie Gee (drums) Bill Fischer (string arranger, horn arranger -1,3,4)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 12 & July, 1971
1.What's Goin' OnPrestige PR 10015
2. B-2929Smokin' KoolPrestige 45-748, PR 10015
3.L&JPrestige PR 10015
4. A-2928I'll Be TherePrestige 45-748, PR 10015
5.Between The SheetsPrestige PR 10015
* Prestige PR 10015   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - What's Goin' On
* Prestige 45-748   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - I'll Be There / Smokin' Kool

Charles Earland Septet

Gary Chandler (trumpet) Jimmy Vass (flute, soprano, alto sax) Houston Person (tenor sax) Charles Earland (organ, vocals) Maynard Parker (guitar) Jesse Kilpatrick Jr. (drums) Buddy Caldwell (congas, tambourine)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 3, 1971
Betty's DilemmaPrestige PR 10018
Happy Medium-
Love Story-
* Prestige PR 10018   Charles Earland - Soul Story

Leon Spencer Jr. Sextet

Virgil Jones (trumpet) Grover Washington Jr. (tenor sax, flute) Leon Spencer Jr. (organ) Melvin Sparks (guitar) Idris Muhammad (drums) Buddy Caldwell (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 7, 1971
Louisiana SlimPrestige PR 10033
Mercy Mercy Me-
(They Long To Be) Close To You-
Our Love Will Never Die-
The Trouble With Love-
* Prestige PR 10033   Leon Spencer Jr. - Louisiana Slim

Sonny Stitt Quintet

Virgil Jones (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto, tenor sax) Leon Spencer Jr. (organ -1/4) Don Patterson (organ -5,6) Idris Muhammad, Melvin Sparks (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 9, 1971
1.Goin' To D.C.Prestige PR 10032
2.Black Vibrations-
3.Where Is Love-
4.Them Funky Changes-
5.Aires-
6.Calling Card-
* Prestige PR 10032   Sonny Stitt - Black Vibrations

Gene Ammons Nonet With Strings

Robert Prado, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Garnett Brown (trombone) Gene Ammons, Richard Landry (tenor sax) Billy Butler (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Idris Muhammad (drums) Omar Clay (percussion -1,3) Yvonne Fletcher, Patricia Hall, Loretta Ritter, Linda Wolfe (voice -1,3) unidentified strings (-1,2) Bill Fischer (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 26, 1971
1.Sack Full Of DreamsPrestige PR 10022
2. F-2972My WayPrestige 45-753, PR 10022, P-10084; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6018-2
3.Back To MeridaPrestige PR 10022
* Prestige PR 10022   Gene Ammons - My Way
* Prestige P-10084   Gene Ammons Greatest Hits
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6018-2   Gene Ammons - Greatest Hits - The 70s
* Prestige 45-753   Gene Ammons - My Way / Chicago Breakdown

Gene Ammons Tentet With Strings

Robert Prado, Ernie Royal (trumpet -1,2) Garnett Brown (trombone -1,2) Gene Ammons (tenor sax) Richard Landry (tenor sax -1,2) Roland Hanna (electric piano) Ted Dunbar (guitar -1,2) Chuck Rainey (electric bass -1,2) Idris Muhammad (drums -1,2) Omar Clay (percussion -1,2) Yvonne Fletcher, Patricia Hall, Loretta Ritter, Linda Wolfe (voice -1,2) unidentified strings (-1) Bill Fischer (arranger, conductor -1,2)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July, 1971
1.What's Goin' OnPrestige PR 10022
2. F-2973Chicago BreakdownPrestige 45-753, PR 10022; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6018-2
3.A House Is Not A HomePrestige PR 10022, PRCD-24155-2
* Prestige PR 10022   Gene Ammons - My Way
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6018-2   Gene Ammons - Greatest Hits - The 70s
* Prestige PRCD-24155-2   Gene Ammons - Gentle Jug, Vol. 2
* Prestige 45-753   Gene Ammons - My Way / Chicago Breakdown

Boogaloo Joe Jones Sextet

Grover Washington Jr. (tenor sax) Butch Cornell (organ) Boogaloo Joe Jones (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums) Buddy Caldwell (congas, bongos)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 16, 1971
Ain't No SunshinePrestige PR 10035
F-2968I Feel The Earth MovePrestige 45-751, PR 10035
Fadin'Prestige PR 10035
What It Is-
Let Them Talk-
F-2969Inside JobPrestige 45-751, PR 10035
* Prestige PR 10035   Boogaloo Joe Jones - What It Is
= Prestige PRCD-24209-2   Boogaloo Joe Jones, Vol. 2 - Legends Of Acid Jazz
* Prestige 45-751   Boogaloo Joe Jones - I Feel The Earth Move / Inside Job

Willis Jackson Quintet

Willis Jackson (tenor sax) Carl Wilson (organ) Boogaloo Joe Jones (guitar) Jerry Potter (drums) Buddy Caldwell (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August, 1971
Good Bread AlleyPrestige MPP-2516
Hey Jude-
Pow!-
Ivy-
Long And Winding Road-
Gatorade-
* Prestige MPP-2516   Willis Jackson - Gatorade

Idris Muhammad Septet

Virgil Jones (trumpet) Clarence Thomas (tenor, soprano sax, flute, bells) Alan Fontaine, Melvin Sparks (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (electric bass) Idris Muhammad (drums, gong, cowbell, cabasa, autohorn) Buddy Caldwell (congas) Sakinah Muhammad (vocals -1,3)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 13, 1971
1.Brother You Know You're Doing WrongPrestige PR 10036
2.Don't Knock My Love-
3.I'm A BelieverPrestige 45-756, PR 10036
* Prestige PR 10036   Idris Muhammad - Peace And Rhythm
* Prestige 45-756   Idris Muhammad - I'm A Believer / Rhythm

Idris Muhammad Octet

Virgil Jones (trumpet) Clarence Thomas (tenor, soprano sax, flute, bells) William Bivens (vibes) Kenny Barron (electric piano) Ron Carter (bass) Idris Muhammad (drums, gong, cowbell, cabasa, autohorn) Buddy Caldwell (congas) Angel Allende (percussion, timbales)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 20, 1971
Peace And Rhythm Suite: PeacePrestige PR 10036
Peace And Rhythm Suite: RhythmPrestige 45-756, PR 10036
* Prestige PR 10036   Idris Muhammad - Peace And Rhythm
* Prestige 45-756   Idris Muhammad - I'm A Believer / Rhythm

Rusty Bryant Sextet

Rusty Bryant (tenor sax) Bill Mason (organ) Jimmy Ponder, Ernest Reed (guitar) Idris Muhammad (drums) Buddy Caldwell (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 4, 1971
Wild FirePrestige PR 10037
It's Impossible-
The Alobamo Kid-
Riders On The Storm-
If You Really Love Me-
All That I've Got-
* Prestige PR 10037   Rusty Bryant - Wild Fire

Bernard Purdie Nonet

Danny Moore, Gerry Thomas (trumpet) Willie Bridges, Charlie Brown (tenor sax) Neal Creque (electric piano) Billy Nichols (guitar) Gordon Edwards (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums) Norman Pride (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 11, 1971
ShaftPrestige PR 10038
Way Back Home-
Attica-
Changes-
Butterfingers-
Summer Melody-
* Prestige PR 10038   Bernard Purdie - Shaft

Gene Ammons - James Moody Quintet

Gene Ammons, James Moody (tenor sax) Jodie Christian (piano) Cleveland Eaton (bass) Marshall Thompson (drums)
"North Park Hotel", Chicago, IL, November 21, 1971
Just In TimePrestige P-10065
Work Song-
Have You Met Miss Jones-
Jim-Jam-Jug-
I'll Close My Eyes-
C Jam Blues-
Yardbird SuiteOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-1091-2
* Prestige P-10065; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1091-2   Gene Ammons, James Moody - Chicago Concert

Charles Earland Sextet

Virgil Jones (trumpet) Clifford Adams Jr. (trombone) Arthur Grant (tenor sax, flute) Charles Earland (organ) Maynard Parker (guitar) Arthur Jenkins (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1971
F-2925One For ScottyPrestige 45-746, PR 10018
My Scorpio LadyPrestige PR 10018
F-2924I Was Made To Love HerPrestige 45-746, PR 10018, MPP-2501
* Prestige PR 10018   Charles Earland - Soul Story
* Prestige MPP-2501   Charles Earland - Burners
* Prestige 45-746   Charles Earland - I Was Made To Love Her / One For Scotty

Funk, Inc.

Gene Baker (tenor sax) Bobby Watley (organ, vocals) Steve Weakley (guitar) Jimmy Munford (drums, vocals) Cecil Hunt (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1971
Kool Is BackPrestige PR 10031
P-6014BowlegsPrestige 45-754, PR 10031
Sister JaniePrestige PR 10031
P-6013The Thrill Is GonePrestige 45-754, PR 10031
F-2970/F-2971The WhipperPrestige 45-752, PR 10031
* Prestige PR 10031, PRCD-24156-2   Funk, Inc.
* Prestige 45-754   Funk, Inc. - The Thrill Is Gone / Bowlegs
* Prestige 45-752   Funk, Inc. - The Whipper, Part 1 & 2

1972

Sonny Stitt Octet With Strings

Thad Jones (trumpet -3/5) Sonny Stitt (tenor sax -1,2, alto sax -3/5) Hank Jones (piano) Billy Butler, Wally Richardson (guitar -3/5) George Duvivier (bass) Idris Muhammad (drums) Buddy Caldwell (congas, bells -3/5) unidentified strings (-3/5) Billy Ver Planck (arranger, conductor -3/5)
NYC, February 15, 1972
1.Where Is LovePrestige P-10048
2.Goin' Down Slow-
3.Miss Ann Lisa Sune And Sadie-
4.Living Without You-
5.Acid Funk Reprise-
* Prestige P-10048   Sonny Stitt - Goin' Down Slow

Charles Earland Orchestra

Jon Faddis, Virgil Jones, Lee Morgan, Victor Paz (trumpet) Dick Griffin, Jack Jeffers (trombone) Clifford Adams (trombone -3) Hubert Laws (flute -1/3) Billy Harper (tenor sax, alto flute -4) Charles Earland (organ) John Fourie, Greg Millar (guitar) Billy Cobham (drums) Sinny Morgan (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 16, 1972
1.Happy 'Cause I'm Goin' HomePrestige P-10041
2. P-6015Will You Still Love Me TomorrowPrestige 45-755, P-10041, MPP-2501
3. P-6016'Cause I Love HerPrestige 45-755, P-10041
4.LowdownPrestige P-10061
* Prestige P-10041; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1021-2   Charles Earland - Intensity
* Prestige MPP-2501   Charles Earland - Burners
* Prestige P-10061   Charles Earland - Charles III
* Prestige 45-755   Charles Earland - Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow / 'Cause I Love Her

Charles Earland Nonet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Virgil Jones (trumpet -1) Hubert Laws (piccolo -1) Billy Harper (tenor sax) William Thorpe (baritone sax -1) Charles Earland (organ) Maynard Parker (guitar) Billy Cobham (drums) Sinny Morgan (congas -1)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 17, 1972
1.MorganPrestige P-10041
2.SpeedballPrestige P-10061, MPP-2501
* Prestige P-10041; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1021-2   Charles Earland - Intensity
* Prestige P-10061   Charles Earland - Charles III
* Prestige MPP-2501   Charles Earland - Burners

Leon Spencer Jr. Octet

Virgil Jones (trumpet -3,4) Hubert Laws (flute -4) Sonny Fortune (alto sax -3,4) Dave Hubbard (tenor sax -2/4) Leon Spencer Jr. (organ, vocals) Melvin Sparks (guitar) Idris Muhammad (drums) Buddy Caldwell (congas -3,4)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 22, 1972
1.Down On Dowling StreetPrestige P-10042
2.Hip Shaker-
3.Bad Walking Woman-
4.Where I'm Coming FromPrestige P-10063
* Prestige P-10042   Leon Spencer Jr. - Bad Walking Woman
* Prestige P-10063   Leon Spencer Jr. - Where I'm Coming From

Funk, Inc.

Eugene Barr (tenor sax) Bobby Watley (organ, vocals) Steve Weakley (guitar) Jimmy Munford (drums, vocals) Cecil Hunt (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 18, 1972
Chicken Lickin'Prestige P-10043
Running Away-
They Trying To Get Me-
The Better Half-
Let's Make Peace And Stop The War-
Jung Bongo-
* Prestige P-10043   Funk, Inc. - Chicken Lickin'
= Prestige PRCD-24156-2   Funk, Inc.

Gene Ammons Sextet With Horns

Cat Anderson, John Audino, Gene Coe, Reunald Jones (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Benny Powell, Mike Wemberley, Britt Woodman (trombone) David Duke, Henry Sigismonti (French horn) Tommy Johnson (tuba) Gene Ammons, Red Holloway (tenor sax) Jack Nimitz, Jerome Richardson, Herman Riley, Ernie Watts (reeds) Joe Sample (piano) Dennis Budimir (guitar) Bob Saravia (bass) Candy Finch (drums) Bob Noris (congas) Bobby Bryant (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, March 20, 1972
Free AgainPrestige PR 10040
What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life-
Jackson-
* Prestige PR 10040   Gene Ammons - Free Again

Houston Person Tentet

Victor Paz, Joe Wilder (trumpet) Jim Buffington (French horn) Hubert Laws (flute) Ronnie Jannelli (flute, clarinet, baritone sax) Houston Person (tenor sax) Buzz Bauer (tenor, baritone sax, English horn, oboe, piccolo, flute, clarinet) Cedar Walton (piano) Ernie Hayes (organ -1/7) Jimmy Watson (organ -8) Grady Tate (drums) Bunny Briggs (tap dance -6) Billy Ver Planck (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 1, 1972
1.Don't Mess With BillPrestige P-10044
2.I Think It's Going To Rain Today-
3.Moan Er-Uh Lisa-
4.Everything's Alright-
5.Imagine-
6.Mr. Bojangles-
7.Let's Call This-
8.Bleecker Street-
* Prestige P-10044   Houston Person - Broken Windows, Empty Hallways

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Ramon Morris (flute) Buddy Terry (soprano sax) John Hicks (electric piano) Mickey Bass, Stanley Clarke (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Emanuel Rahim (congas) Nathaniel Bettis, Richie "Pablo" Landrum, Sonny Morgan (percussion)
NYC, May 23, 1972
Song For A Lonely WomanPrestige P-10047
* Prestige P-10047   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Child's Dance

Dexter Gordon Quintet

Thad Jones (trumpet, flugelhorn) Dexter Gordon (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Stanley Clarke (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 22, 1972
Ca' PurangePrestige P-10051
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face-
Oh! Karen OPrestige P-10051, PRCD-11003-2
AireginPrestige P-10051
Airegin (alternate take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1005-2
TangerinePrestige P-10091
August Blues-
What It Was-
* Prestige P-10051; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1005-2   Dexter Gordon - Ca' Purange
* Prestige P-10091; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1041-2   Dexter Gordon - Tangerine
* Prestige PRCD-11003-2   Dexter Gordon Plays The Blues - Blue Dex

Bayete (Todd Cochran)

Mulobo (Fred Berry) Oscar Brashear (trumpet, flugelhorn) Wayne Wallace (trombone) Hadley Caliman (flute, tenor sax) Mguanda (Dave Johnson) (soprano sax) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes, marimba) Bayete (piano, Fender Rhodes, electric Clavinet) James Leary III (electric, acoustic bass) Thabo Vincar (drums) everybody (percussion) on Bayete, Mguanda (lead vocals) Oscar Brashear, James Leary III, Mulobo (vocals)
June 26, 1972
It Ain'tPrestige P-10045
Free Angela (Thoughts... And All I've Got To Say)-
Njeri (Belonging To A Warrior)-
I'm On It-
Bayete (Between Man And God)-
Eurus (The Southwest Wind)-
* Prestige P-10045   Bayete (Todd Cochran) - Worlds Around The Sun

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor sax) Cedar Walton (piano) Buster Williams (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 28, 1972
The Days Of Wine And RosesPrestige P-10091
* Prestige P-10091; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1041-2   Dexter Gordon - Tangerine

Hampton Hawes Sextet

Oscar Brashear (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor sax) Hampton Hawes (piano, electric piano, organ, synthesizer) Arthur Adams (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Ndugu (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, June, 1972
Little BirdPrestige P-10046
Drums For Peace-
Love Is Better-
Josie Black-
Don't Pass Me By-
Universe-
J.B's Mind-
* Prestige P-10046   Hampton Hawes - Universe

Rusty Bryant Sextet

Rusty Bryant (alto, tenor sax) Kenneth Moss (electric piano, organ) Harold Young (guitar) Eddie Brookshine (electric bass) Fred Masey (drums) Norman Jones (congas, percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 17, 1972
Down By The CuyahogaPrestige P-10053
Have You Seen Her-
Friday Night Funk For Saturday Night Brothers-
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy-
Blues For A Brother-
* Prestige P-10053   Rusty Bryant - Friday Night Funk For Saturday Night Brothers

Dexter Gordon Quintet

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet, flugelhorn) Dexter Gordon (tenor sax) Cedar Walton (piano) Buster Williams (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 22, 1972
MilestonesPrestige P-10069
Milestones (alternate take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-836-2
Scared To Be AlonePrestige P-10069
We See-
The Group-
* Prestige P-10069; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-836-2   Dexter Gordon - Generation

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Woody Shaw (trumpet) Manny Boyd (flute -2) Ramon Morris (tenor sax -1,2) George Cables (piano, electric piano) Stanley Clarke (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Ray Mantilla (congas -1,2)
NYC, July 28, 1972
1.C.C.Prestige P-10047
2.Child's Dance-
3.I Can't Get Started-
* Prestige P-10047   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Child's Dance

Houston Person Sextet

Houston Person (tenor sax) Richard Tee (piano, electric piano) Hugh McCracken (guitar) Joe Beck (guitar, electric guitar, arranger) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 11 or November 7, 1972
A Song For YouPrestige P-10055
Trouble With Hello Is Goodbye-
Scared To Be Alone-
* Prestige P-10055   Houston Person - Sweet Burn And Barbeque

Sonny Stitt Quartet

Sonny Stitt (alto, tenor sax) Hampton Hawes (piano) Reggie Johnson (bass) Lenny McBrowne (drums)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, September 13 & 14, 1972
Back DoorPrestige P-10074
Your Love Is So Doggone Good-
Orange Ash Tray-
I Don't Know Yet-
The More I See You-
Speculation-
* Prestige P-10074   Sonny Stitt - So Doggone Good

Bayete Umbra Zindiko

Mulobo (Fred Berry) (trumpet, flugelhorn, vocals) Mguanda (Dave Johnson) (soprano sax, flute, vocals, percussion) Bayete (Umbra Zindiko) (piano, electric piano, electric Clavinet, vocals) Hoza Phillips (electric bass, vocals) Agusta Lee Collins (drums, percussion)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, September 18 & October 2, 1972
Let It Take Your MindPrestige P-10062
The Time Has Come-
Think On, The People Arise / Mulobo / People Arise!!!-
Don't Need Nobody-
Pruda's Shoes: I. Duet / II. Trio / III. Ensemble / IV. Finale-
* Prestige P-10062   Bayete Umbra Zindiko - Seeking Other Beauty

Charles Earland Septet

Elmer Coles (trumpet) Clifford Adams (trombone) James Vass (alto, soprano sax) Charles Earland (organ) Maynard Parker (guitar) Darryl Washington (drums) Kenneth Nash (congas)
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, October 9, 1972
SmilingPrestige P-10050
The Moontrane-
We've Only Just Begun-
Spinky-
Black Gun-
Freedom Jazz Dance-
* Prestige P-10050   Charles Earland - Live At Lighthouse

Gene Ammons Sextet With Strings

Gene Ammons (tenor sax) Ernie Hayes (organ) Hank Jones (electric piano) Joe Beck (guitar) Ron Carter (bass, electric bass) Idris Muhammad (drums) unidentified strings (-1/3) Ed Bogas (arranger -1/3)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 28, 1972
1.Lady Sings The BluesPrestige 45-757, P-10058
2.Play Me-
3.BenPrestige P-10058
4.Fly MePrestige P-10070
5.Fuzz-
* Prestige P-10058   Gene Ammons - Get My Own
= Prestige PRCD-24281-2   Gene Ammons - Fine And Mellow
* Prestige P-10070   Gene Ammons - Big Bad Jug
= Prestige PRCD-24281-2   Gene Ammons - Fine And Mellow
* Prestige 45-757   Gene Ammons - Play Me / Lady Sings The Blues

Gene Ammons Sextet

Gene Ammons (tenor sax) Ernie Hayes (organ -1,3) Hank Jones (electric piano) Joe Beck (guitar -1,3) Ron Carter (bass, electric bass) Mickey Roker (drums -1,3)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 30, 1972
1.Fine And MellowPrestige P-10058
2.Strange Fruit-
3.Big Bad JugPrestige P-10070
* Prestige P-10058   Gene Ammons - Get My Own
= Prestige PRCD-24281-2   Gene Ammons - Fine And Mellow
* Prestige P-10070   Gene Ammons - Big Bad Jug
= Prestige PRCD-24281-2   Gene Ammons - Fine And Mellow

Gary Bartz NTU Troop

Gary Bartz (alto, soprano, sopranino sax, electric piano, percussion, voice) Andy Bey (electric piano, percussion, vocals) Stafford James (bass, electric bass, percussion, voice) Howard King (drums, percussion, voice)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, October, 1972
I Wanna Be Where You ArePrestige P-10057, PRCD-24181-2
Black Maybe-
Bertha Baptist-
Africans Unite-
Teheran-
same session
Sifa ZotePrestige P-10068, PRCD-24181-2
Whasaname-
Betcha By Golly, Wow-
Etoile Des NeigesPrestige P-10068
Sing Me A Song TodayPrestige P-10068, PRCD-24181-2
* Prestige P-10057   Gary Bartz NTU Troop - Juju Street Songs
* Prestige P-10068   Gary Bartz NTU Troop - Follow The Medicine Man
* Prestige PRCD-24181-2   Gary Bartz NTU Troop - Juju Street Songs

Gene Ammons Quintet

Gene Ammons (tenor sax) Sonny Phillips (piano, organ) Maynard Parker (guitar) Ron Carter (bass, electric bass) Billy Cobham (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 1, 1972
God Bless The ChildPrestige P-10058
Tin Shack Out Back-
Lady MamaPrestige P-10070
I Can't Help Myself-
Lucille-
Papa Was A Rolling Stone-
* Prestige P-10058   Gene Ammons - Get My Own
= Prestige PRCD-24281-2   Gene Ammons - Fine And Mellow
* Prestige P-10070   Gene Ammons - Big Bad Jug
= Prestige PRCD-24281-2   Gene Ammons - Fine And Mellow

Maynard Parker Quintet

Buddy Lucas (tenor sax, harmonica) Ernie Hayes (electric piano, organ) Maynard Parker (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Jimmy Johnson (drums)
November 7, 1972
The World Is A GhettoPrestige P-10054
Killing Me Softly With His Song-
Midnight Rider-
Freedom Jazz Dance-
* Prestige P-10054   Maynard Parker - Midnight Rider

Houston Person Quintet

Houston Person (tenor sax) Joe Beck (guitar, electric guitar, arranger) George Duvivier (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Buddy Caldwell (congas, percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 7 or September 11, 1972
Sweet Burn And BarbecuePrestige P-10055
This Masquerade-
Down Here On The Ground-
Put It Where You Want-
Groove Thang-
* Prestige P-10055   Houston Person - Sweet Burn And Barbeque

Ivan "Boogaloo Joe" Jones Quintet

Rusty Bryant (alto, tenor sax) Butch Cornell (organ) Ivan "Boogaloo Joe" Jones (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (electric bass) Grady Tate (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 24, 1972
Hoochie Coo ChickiePrestige P-10056
Snake Rhythm Rock-
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face-
He's So Fine-
Big Bad Midnight Roller-
* Prestige P-10056   Ivan "Boogaloo Joe" Jones - Snake Rhythm Rock

Funk, Inc.

Eugene Barr (tenor sax) Bobby Watley (organ) Steve Weakley (guitar) Gordon Edwards (electric bass -1,3,5) Jimmy Munford (drums) Cecil Hunt (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 1, 1972
1.Smokin' At Tiffany'sPrestige P-10059
2.Give Me Your Love-
3.Dirty RedPrestige 45-759, P-10059
4.I Can See Clearly NowPrestige P-10059
5.I'll Be Around-
6.We Can Be Friends-
* Prestige P-10059   Funk, Inc. - Hangin' Out
* Prestige 45-759   Funk, Inc. - Dirty Red, Part 1 & 2

Gene Ammons Band With Horns

Al Aarons, Cat Anderson, John Audino, Buddy Childers, Gene Coe, Reunald Jones (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Grover Mitchell, Benny Powell, Mike Wemberley, Britt Woodman (trombone) David Duke, Henry Sigismonti (French horn) Tommy Johnson (tuba) Gene Ammons, Pete Christlieb (tenor sax) Jack Nimitz, Jerome Richardson, Herman Riley, Ernie Watts (reeds) Dennis Budimir, Dwight Dickerson (piano) Arthur Adams (guitar) Bob Saravia (bass) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Paul Humphrey (drums) Bobby Bryant (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, 1972
Crazy MaryPrestige PR 10040
Fru Fru-
Juggin'-
* Prestige PR 10040   Gene Ammons - Free Again

Charles Earland Orchestra

Jon Faddis, Victor Paz, Joe Shepley, Richard Williams (trumpet, flugelhorn) Garnett Brown (trombone) Jack Jeffers (trombone, tuba) Billy Harper (tenor sax, alto flute) Seldon Powell (baritone sax, alto flute) Charles Earland (organ, electric piano, soprano sax, percussion) Stuart Sharf (guitar -1,2) Jack Turner (guitar, percussion) Darryl Washington (drums, percussion) Larry Killian (percussion) Joe Lee Wilson (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1972
1.Girl You Need A Change Of MindPrestige 45-761, P-10061
2.Charles III-
3.Auburn DelightPrestige P-10061
4.My Favorite Things-
* Prestige P-10061   Charles Earland - Charles III
* Prestige 45-761   Charles Earland - Charles III / Girl You Need A Change Of Mind

Leon Spencer Jr. Sextet With Strings

Hubert Laws (flute) Buzz Brauer (flute, English horn, oboe) Leon Spencer Jr. (organ) Joe Beck (guitar) Idris Muhammad (drums) Buddy Caldwell (percussion -1,4) unidentified strings (-2) Billy Ver Planck (arranger -2)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1972
1.When My Love Has GonePrestige P-10042
2.In Search Of Love-
3.When Dreams Start To Fade-
4.If You Were Me And I Were You-
* Prestige P-10042   Leon Spencer Jr. - Bad Walking Woman

Maynard Parker Quintet

Richard Tee (electric piano) Joe Beck, Maynard Parker (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums)
circa 1972
Mama Told Me Not To ComePrestige P-10054
Lady Sings The Blues-
One Hand-
Bad Montana-
* Prestige P-10054   Maynard Parker - Midnight Rider