Ray Bryant Discography

1945 (age 14)

Jimmy Johnson Big Band

Henry Beckett, Henry Glover, Mose Williams (trumpet) Miff Cooper, Gino Murray (trombone) John Coltrane, Calvin Marshall (alto saxophone) Benny Golson (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Jimmy Johnson (drums)
Philadelphia, PA, middle 1945
unknown titlesrejected

1949

J.B. Summers With Tiny Grimes And His Rocking Highlanders

Danny Turner (alto saxophone) Red Prysock (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Tiny Grimes (guitar) Laverne Baker (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums) J.B. Summers (vocals)
Philadelphia, PA, August 30, 1949
Hey NowGotham 203; Collectables COCD 5304
Drinkin' Beer-
My Baby Left MeGotham 209; Collectables COCD 5304
Hey Mr. J.B.Collectables COCD 5304
* Collectables COCD 5304   Tiny Grimes And His Rocking Highlanders, Vol. 1
* Gotham 203   J.B. Summers - Hey Now / Drinkin' Beer
* Gotham 209   J.B. Summers - My Baby Left Me / I Want A Present For Christmas

1955 (age 24)

Toots Thielemans Quartet

Toots Thielemans (harmonica) Ray Bryant (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Bill Clark (drums)
NYC, January 26 & 27, 1955
Don't Be That WayColumbia CL 658
Scotch On The Rocks-
Diga Diga Doo-
Sonny Boy-
* Columbia CL 658   Toots Thielemans - The Sound

Betty Carter

Jerome Richardson (flute -6/8) Ray Bryant (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Betty Carter (vocals -3/8)
NYC, May 13 & 16, 1955
1. CO53423Snaking AroundEpic LN 3202
2. CO53424Old Devil Moon-
3.Moonlight In Vermont-
4.Thou Swell-
5.Gone With The Wind-
6.I Could Write A Book-
7.The Way You Look Tonight-
8.Can't We Be Friends-
* Epic LN 3202   Meet Betty Carter And Ray Bryant

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, June 1, 1955
CO53704No Moon At AllEpic LN 3202
CO53705What Is This Thing Called Love-
CO53706Willow Weep For Me-
* Epic LN 3202   Meet Betty Carter And Ray Bryant

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Jo Jones (drums): same personnel
NYC, July 1, 1955
CO53707ThreesomeEpic LN 3202
CO53708Bryant's FollyEpic LN 3339; Fontana (Eu) 662 106 TR
* Epic LN 3202   Meet Betty Carter And Ray Bryant
* Epic LN 3339; Fontana (E) TFL 5008   Hank Jones/Conte Candoli/Milt Hinton/Sahib Shihab/Ronnie Bright/Barry Galbraith/Jimmy Cleveland/Gene Quill/Ray Bryant/Osie Johnson - After Hours Jazz
* Fontana (Eu) 662 106 TR   Hank Jones/Gene Quill/Osie Johnson/Ray Bryant/Sahib Shihab/Milt Hinton/Conte Candoli/Barry Galbraith - After Hours Jazz

Miles Davis Sextet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone -1,3) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Ray Bryant (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 5, 1955
1. 781Dr. Jackle (Dr. Jekyll)Prestige PRLP 7034
2. 782Bitty Ditty-
3. 783Minor March-
4. 784Blues Changes-
* Prestige PRLP 7034; Original Jazz Classics OJC 012, OJCCD 012-2   Miles Davis And Milt Jackson Quintet/Sextet
= Prestige PR 7540   Miles Davis - Odyssey

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 2, 1955
826There's No Business Like Show BusinessPrestige PRLP 7020, P 24082
827ParadoxPrestige PRLP 7020, PR 24004
828RaincheckPrestige PRLP 7020, P 24082
829There Are Such ThingsPrestige PRLP 7020; Moodsville MVLP 2; Prestige P 24082
830It's Alright With MePrestige PRLP 7020, P 24082
* Prestige PRLP 7020, PRLP 7246; Original Jazz Classics OJC 007, OJCCD 007-2   Sonny Rollins - Worktime
= Prestige PR 7750   Sonny Rollins - Worktime!
* Prestige P 24082   Sonny Rollins - Takin' Care Of Business
* Prestige PR 24004   Sonny Rollins
* Moodsville MVLP 2   Various Artists - Modern Moods

1956

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Wyatt Reuther (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, April 3, 1956
CO55727You're My ThrillColumbia unissued
CO55728Off ShoreEpic LN 3279
CO55729Pawn TicketColumbia unissued
CO55730Cry Me A RiverEpic LN 3279
CO55731Philadelphia Bound-
CO55732Goodbye-
* Epic LN 3279   Ray Bryant Trio

Joe "Bebop" Carroll

Jimmy Oliver (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Jimmy Rowser (bass) Charlie Blackwell (drums) Joe Carroll (vocals)
NYC, April 6, 1956
CO55750Route 66Epic LN 3272
CO55751Qu'est-Ce-Que-Ce-
CO55752Oo-Shoo-Be-Do-Be-
CO55753One Is Never Too Old To Swing-
* Epic LN 3272   Joe Carroll

Joe "Bebop" Carroll

Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Seldon Powell (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Joe Carroll (vocals)
NYC, May 1, 1956
CO55896It Don't Mean A ThingEpic LN 3272
CO55897Lady Be Good-
CO55898School Days-
CO55899Honeysuckle Rose-
* Epic LN 3272   Joe Carroll

Ray Bryant Quartet

Ray Bryant (piano) Wyatt Reuther (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Candido (percussion -2,3)
NYC, May 3, 1956
1. CO55907You're My ThrillEpic LN 3279
2. CO55908Cubano Chant-
3. CO55909A Night In Tunisia-
4. CO55910In A Mellow Tone-
5. CO55911The Breeze And I-
* Epic LN 3279   Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Wyatt Reuther (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, May 11, 1956
CO55797Pawn TicketEpic LN 3279
CO55798It's A Pity To Say Goodbye-
CO55799Well, You Needn't-
* Epic LN 3279   Ray Bryant Trio

Max Roach Quintet

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

Max Roach Quintet

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

Max Roach Quintet

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

Max Roach Quintet

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

Ray Bryant's Music Minus One

Ray Bryant (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
NYC, 1956
Let's Do ItMusic Minus One MMO 5
Night And Day-
Anything Goes-
Love For Sale-
You're The Top-
Begin The Beguine-
I Get A Kick Out Of You-
You Do Something To Me-
* Music Minus One MMO 5   Ray Bryant - The Music Of Cole Porter: Jazz Rhythm Series, Vol. 5

1957

The Art Blakey Percussion Ensemble

Ray Bryant (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass, cello) Art Blakey, Jo Jones (drums) Charles "Specs" Wright (drums, timpani, gong) Candido, "Sabu" Martinez (bongos)
NYC, February 22, 1957
CO57063OscalypsoColumbia CL 1002
CO57065Cubano Chant-
* Columbia CL 1002; Columbia/Legacy CK 93637   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Drum Suite

Art Taylor Sextet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Charlie Rouse (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 25, 1957
1106Exhibit APrestige PRLP 7117
1107Cubano Chant-
1108Well, You Needn't-
1109Batland-
1110Off Minor-
1111Drum Solounissued
* Prestige PRLP 7117; Original Jazz Classics OJC 094, OJCCD 094-2   Art Taylor - Taylor's Wailers
= Prestige PR 7342   The Prestige All Stars - Hard Cookin'

Carmen McRae

Ray Bryant (piano) Ike Isaacs (bass) Charles "Specs" Wright (drums) Carmen McRae (vocals)
NYC, March 6, 1957
Guess Who I Saw TodayDecca DL 8583
My Funny Valentine-
I'm Through With Love-
Nice Work If You Can Get It-
East Of The Sun-
All My Life-
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea-
Dream Of Life-
* Decca DL 8583   Carmen McRae - After Glow

Art Blakey Percussion Ensemble

Herbie Mann (flute) Ray Bryant (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Jo Jones, Art Taylor, Charles "Specs" Wright (drums) Art Blakey (drums, vocals) Carlos "Patato" Valdes, Jose Valiente (congas) "Sabu" Martinez (bongos, timbales, vocals) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Evilio Quntero (concerro, maracas, tee log)
Manhattan Towers, NYC, March 7, 1957
tk.1ToffiBlue Note BLP 1554
tk.5Elephant WalkBlue Note 45-1696, BLP 1555
tk.6Ya YaBlue Note 45-1679, BLP 1554
tk.9Abdullah's DelightBlue Note 45-1696, BLP 1555
tk.11Buhaina ChantBlue Note BLP 1554
tk.12Come Out Meet Me TonightBlue Note 45-1679, BLP 1555
tk.13AmuckBlue Note BLP 1555
* Blue Note BLP 1554, BST 81554, CDP 7 89390 2   Art Blakey - Orgy In Rhythm, Vol. 1
* Blue Note BLP 1555, BST 81555   Art Blakey - Orgy In Rhythm, Vol. 2
* Blue Note 45-1696   Art Blakey - Abdullah's Delight / Elephant Walk
* Blue Note 45-1679   Art Blakey - Ya Ya / Come Out Meet Me Tonight

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Ike Isaacs (bass) Charles "Specs" Wright (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 5, 1957
1176DjangoPrestige PRLP 7098
1177Splittin'-
1178Daahoud-
1179Sonar-
1180The Thrill Is Gone-
1181Golden Earrings-
1182Angel Eyes-
1183Blues Changes-
* Prestige PRLP 7098; New Jazz NJLP 8227; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 793-2   Ray Bryant Trio
= Prestige PR 24038   Ray Bryant - Me And The Blues

Cliff Jordan Septet

Lee Morgan (trumpet -1,4,5) Curtis Fuller (trombone -1/4) John Jenkins (alto saxophone) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, June 2, 1957
1. tk.4St. JohnsBlue Note BLP 1565
2. tk.5Not Guilty-
3. tk.6Blue Shoes-
4. tk.8Beyond The Blue Horizon-
5. tk.9Ju-Ba-
* Blue Note BLP 1565   Cliff Jordan

Carmen McRae

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Ray Bryant (piano) Ike Isaacs (bass) Charles "Specs" Wright (drums) Carmen McRae (vocals) unidentified orchestra
NYC, June 18-20, 1957
ZingeunerDecca DL 8662
I'll See You Again-
Someday I'll Find You-
I'll Follow My Secret Heart-
If Love Were All-
Mad About The Boy-
World Wealy-
A Room With A View-
I Can't Do Anything At All-
Never Again-
Poor Little Rich Girl-
Who Does Love Get In The Way-
* Decca DL 8662   Carmen McRae - Mad About The Man

Coleman Hawkins - Roy Eldridge - Pete Brown - Jo Jones All Stars

Roy Eldridge (trumpet -1,3,4, drums -5) Pete Brown (alto saxophone -1,2,4,5) Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone -1,4,5) Ray Bryant (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 5, 1957
1.I Can't Believe That You're In Love With MeVerve MGV 8240
2.Day By Day-
3.Embraceable You-
4.Moonglow-
5.Sweet Georgia Brown-
* Verve MGV 8240   The Coleman Hawkins, Roy Eldridge, Pete Brown, Jo Jones All Stars At Newport
= Verve V6 8829   Coleman Hawkins/Roy Eldridge - The Newport Years, Vol. 4

Lee Morgan Sextet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) George Coleman (tenor,alto saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 25, 1957
tk.1Just By MyselfBlue Note BLP 1575
tk.4City Lights-
tk.6Tempo De Waltz-
tk.9You're Mine, You-
tk.10Kin Folks-
* Blue Note BLP 1575, BST 81575   Lee Morgan - City Lights
= Mosaic MR6-162, MD4-162   The Complete Blue Note Lee Morgan Fifties Sessions

Dizzy Gillespie With Sonny Stitt And Sonny Rollins

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone -3,4) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone -1,2) Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, December 11, 1957
1. 21845-2 | 62VK451Wheatleigh HallVerve MGV 8260, V/V6 8477
2. 21846Sumphin'Verve MGV 8260, VSP 32
3. 21847-1Con AlmaVerve MGV 8260, V/V6 8477
4. 21848-14Haute Mon'Verve MGV 8260
* Verve MGV 8260   Dizzy Gillespie - Duets
= Verve VE2 2505   Dizzy Gillespie - The Sonny Rollins/Sonny Stitt Sessions
* Verve V/V6 8477   Dizzy Gillespie/Sonny Rollins/Sonny Stitt - Dizzy, Rollins And Stitt
* Verve VSP 32   Sonny Rollins - Tenor Titan

Dizzy Gillespie Octet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Henry Coker (trombone) Gigi Gryce (alto saxophone, arranger) Benny Golson (tenor saxophone, arranger) Pee Wee Moore (baritone saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, December 17, 1957
21849Blues After DarkVerve MGV 8352
21850Sea Breeze-
21851Out Of The Past-
21852Shabozz-
21853Reminiscing-
21854A Night At Toni's-
21855Smoke Signals-
21856Just By Myself-
* Verve MGV 8352, MGVS 6117   Dizzy Gillespie - The Greatest Trumpet Of Them All

Dizzy Gillespie With Sonny Stitt And Sonny Rollins

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, December 19, 1957
21857 | 62VK497The Eternal TriangleVerve MGV 8262, V/V6 8477
21857AOn The Sunny Side Of The StreetVerve MGV 8262
21857B | 62VK498After HoursVerve MGV 8262, V/V6 8477
21857C | 63VK627I Know That You KnowVerve MGV 8262, V/V6 8566
* Verve MGV 8262   Dizzy Gillespie/Sonny Stitt/Sonny Rollins - Sonny Side Up
= Verve VE2 2505   Dizzy Gillespie - The Sonny Rollins/Sonny Stitt Sessions
* Verve V/V6 8477   Dizzy Gillespie/Sonny Rollins/Sonny Stitt - Dizzy, Rollins And Stitt
* Verve V/V6 8566   The Essential Dizzy Gillespie

1958

Budd Johnson Quintet

Budd Johnson, Charlie Shavers (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, February 14, 1958
Leave Room In Your Heart For MeFelsted (E) FAJ 7007, SJA 2007
A La Mode-
Blues By Five-
* Felsted (E) FAJ 7007   Budd Johnson - Blues A La Mode
* Felsted (E) SJA 2007; Affinity (E) AFF 169; Master Jazz Recordings MJR 8119   Budd Johnson - Blues A La Mode

Tiny Grimes - Coleman Hawkins Sextet

Musa Kaleem (flute -1/4,6) Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Tiny Grimes (guitar) Earl Womack (bass) Teagle Fleming Jr. (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 28, 1958
1. 1470Soul StationPrestige PRLP 7138
2. 1471Blues WailPrestige 45-116, PRLP 7138
3. 1472A Smooth OnePrestige PRLP 7138
4. 1473April In Paris-
5. 1474Marchin' Along-
6. 1475Tiny BeanPrestige PR 7753
* Prestige PRLP 7138, PR 7753; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 817-2   Tiny Grimes/Coleman Hawkins - Blues Groove
= Swingville SVLP 2035   Coleman Hawkins - Blues Groove
* Prestige 45-116   Tiny Grimes - Blues Wail, Part 1&2

Hank Mobley Septet

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone -1/4,6/8) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Billy Root (tenor,baritone saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Charles "Specs" Wright (drums)
"Birdland", NYC, April 21, 1958
1.Walkin'Roulette R 52015
2.All The Things You Are-
3.Bags' Groove-
4.There Will Never Be Another You-
5.It's You Or No OneRoulette R 52022
6.Jamph-
7.Nutville-
8.Wee-
* Roulette R 52015, SR 52015   Various Artists - Monday Night At Birdland
* Roulette R 52022, SR 52022   Various Artists - Another Monday Night At Birdland

Jo Jones Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, April 30, 1958
Splittin'Vanguard VRS 8525
Cubano Chant-
Spider Kelly's Blues-
Satin Doll-
Sweet Lorraine-
Bicycle For Two-
Ol' Man River-
Sometimes I'm Happy-
Little Susie-
* Vanguard VRS 8525   Jo Jones Plus Two

Tiny Grimes - J.C. Higginbotham Sextet

J.C. Higginbotham (trombone) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Tiny Grimes (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 18, 1958
1549Dood I DidStatus ST 8318
1550Lost Weekend-
1551Grimes TimesPrestige PRLP 7144
1552Air Mail Special-
1553Callin' The Blues-
1554Blue Tiny-
* Status ST 8318   Various Artists - Guitar Soul
* Prestige PRLP 7144; Original Jazz Classics OJC 191, OJCCD 191-2   Tiny Grimes/J.C. Higginbotham - Callin' The Blues
= Swingville SVLP 2004   Tiny Grimes - Callin' The Blues

Mae Barnes With Buck Clayton Quartet

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Ray Bryant (piano) Aaron Bell (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Mae Barnes (vocals)
NYC, August 26, 1958
Blues In My HeartVanguard VRS 9036
They Raided The Joint-
Old Man River-
Somebody's Wrong-
Up On A Mountain-
I Don't Want To Cry Anymore-
Willow Weep For Me-
* Vanguard VRS 9036   Mae Barnes With Buck Clayton

The Prestige Blues-Swingers

Art Farmer, Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) George "Buster" Cooper (trombone) Jerome Richardson (alto saxophone, flute) Jimmy Forrest (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Tiny Grimes (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Jerry Valentine (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 29, 1958
1571Sent For You YesterdayPrestige PRLP 7145
1572Blue FlutePrestige 45-132, PRLP 7145
1573I'm Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town-
1574I Wanna Blow, Blow, BlowPrestige PRLP 7145
1575Jelly Jelly-
1576Blues A-Swingin'-
* Prestige PRLP 7145, PR 7787; Original Jazz Classics OJC 1717, OJCCD 1717-2   The Prestige Blues-Swingers - Outskirts Of Town
* Prestige 45-132   The Prestige Blues-Swingers - Outskirts Of Town / Blue Flute

Coleman Hawkins Quintet

Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 7, 1958
1641I Hadn't Anyone Till YouPrestige 45-131, PRLP 7149, P 24083
1642GreensleevesPrestige 45-131, PRLP 7149, P 24083; Original Jazz Classics OJC 6001
1643Groovin'Prestige PRLP 7149
1644Sunday Mornin'-
1645Until The Real Thing Comes AlongPrestige PRLP 7149, P 24083; Original Jazz Classics OJC 6001
1646Sweetnin'Prestige PRLP 7149
1647Soul BluesPrestige 45-161, PRLP 7149, P 24083
* Prestige PRLP 7149; Swingville SVLP 2038; Original Jazz Classics OJC 096, OJCCD 096-2   Coleman Hawkins - Soul
* Prestige P 24083   Coleman Hawkins - The Real Thing
* Original Jazz Classics OJC 6001, OJCCD 6001-2   Coleman Hawkins - In A Mellow Tone
* Prestige 45-131   Coleman Hawkins - I Hadn't Anyone Till You / Greensleeves
* Prestige 45-161   Coleman Hawkins - Soul Blues, Part 1&2

Art Blakey Percussion Ensemble

Donald Byrd (trumpet -2/5) Ray Bryant (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Art Taylor (drums) Art Blakey (drums, chant) Philly Joe Jones (drums, chant, vocals) Ray Barretto, Victor Gonzales, Julio Martinez, "Sabu" Martinez, Chonguito Vincente (bongos, congas) Fred Pagani (timbales) Andy Delannoy (maracas) Austin Cromer, Hal Rasheed (chant)
Manhattan Towers, NYC, November 9, 1958
1. tk.2AghanoBlue Note BLP 4004
2. tk.3The Feast-
3. tk.4ReflectionBlue Note BLP 4005
4. tk.7MirageBlue Note BLP 4004
5. tk.8Swingin' KiltsBlue Note BLP 4005
6. tk.13Lamento AfricanoBlue Note BLP 4004
* Blue Note BLP 4004, BST 84004   Art Blakey - Holiday For Skins, Vol. 1
* Blue Note BLP 4005, BST 84005   Art Blakey - Holiday For Skins, Vol. 2

Benny Golson And The Philadelphians

Lee Morgan (trumpet) Benny Golson (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, November 17, 1958
You're Not The KindUnited Artists UAL 4020
Blues On My Mind-
Stablemates-
Thursday's Theme-
Afternoon In Paris-
Calgary-
* United Artists UAL 4020, UAS 5020, UAL 4076, UAS 5076; Blue Note 7243 4 94104 2 8   Benny Golson And The Philadelphians
= Swing (F) SW 8418   Benny Golson With Roger Guerin/Bobby Timmons/Lee Morgan/Ray Bryant/Philly Joe Jones - Recorded In Paris And New York 1958

Ray Bryant Solo

Ray Bryant (piano)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 19, 1958
1688Me And The Blues (Blues, No. 1)New Jazz NJLP 8213
1689Rockin' Chair-
1690Just A Lucky So And SoPrestige rejected
1691Lover ManNew Jazz NJLP 8213
1692Joy (Blues, No. 2)New Jazz 45-505, NJLP 8213
1693Blues, No. 3New Jazz NJLP 8213
1694Stocking Feet (Blues, No. 4)New Jazz 45-505, NJLP 8213
1695My Blues (Blues, No. 5)New Jazz NJLP 8213
* New Jazz NJLP 8213; Prestige PR 7837; Original Jazz Classics OJC 249, OJCCD 249-2   Ray Bryant - Alone With The Blues
= Prestige PR 24038   Ray Bryant - Me And The Blues
* New Jazz 45-505   Ray Bryant - Joy / Stocking Feet

Aaron Bell Sextet

Seldon Powell (tenor saxophone, flute) Eddie Costa (vibraphone) Ray Bryant (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Aaron Bell (bass) Osie Johnson or Elvin Jones (drums)
probably NYC, 1958
Peter GunnLion L 70112
The Floater-
Brief And Breezy-
Brothers Go To Mothers-
Fallout-
Sorta Blue-
Dreamsville-
A Profound Gass-
Soft Sounds-
Session At Pete's Pad-
* Lion L 70112, SL 70112   Aaron Bell - Music From "Peter Gunn"

Charlie Shavers Quartet

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Ray Bryant (piano) Aaron Bell (bass) Oliver Johnson (drums)
NYC, 1958-1959
C'est Si BonMGM E 3765
Domino-
The Last Time I Saw Paris-
Pigalle-
The Song From "Moulin Rouge"-
Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup-
Petite Fleur-
My Man-
I Kiss Your Hand, Madame-
Comme Ci, Comme Ca-
I Love Paris-
* MGM E 3765   Charlie Shavers - Charlie Digs Paree

1959

Dodo Greene

Burt Collins (trumpet) Slide Hampton (trombone) Jay Cameron, Richard Henry (reeds) Bob Newman (reeds -3,5,6,10/12) Ray Bryant (piano) George Tucker (bass) Frank Dunlop (drums -1,2,4,7/9) Kenny Dennis (drums -3,5,6,10/12) Dodo Greene (vocals)
NYC, January, 1959
1.Ain't What You DoTime T/70001
2.Manhattan-
3.Baby, Won't You Please Come Home-
4.Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby-
5.Don't Cry Baby-
6.I'm Falling For You-
7.Black Coffee-
8.Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall-
9.It's A Pity To Slay Goodnight-
10.Breeze-
11.Till Then-
12.My Heart Isn't In It-
* Time T/70001   Dodo Greene - Ain't What You Do

The Prestige Blues-Swingers

Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) Jerome Richardson (alto saxophone, flute) Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Walter Bolden (drums) Jerry Valentine (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 5, 1959
1708StaschSwingville SVLP 2013; Prestige PRCD 24124-2
1709Since I Fell For You-
1710Roll 'Em-
1711Trust In Me-
1712Skrouk-
1713My Babe-
* Swingville SVLP 2013   The Prestige Blues-Swingers - Stasch
* Prestige PRCD 24124-2   Coleman Hawkins - Bean And The Boys

Hal Singer Quintet

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Hal Singer (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 20, 1959
1724The Blast OffPrestige PRLP 7153
1725Windy-
1726Midnight-
1727With A Song In My Heart-
1728Fancy Pants-
1729Blue Stompin'Prestige 45-134, PRLP 7153
* Prestige PRLP 7153; Swingville SVLP 2023; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 834-2   Hal Singer - Blue Stompin'
* Prestige 45-134   Hal Singer - Blue Stompin', Part 1&2

Ray Bryant Sextet

Harry Edison (trumpet) Urbie Green (trombone) Buddy Tate (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Billy English (drums)
NYC, March 16, 1959
CO64398Madison Time IColumbia CL 1476
CO64399Madison Time II-
* Columbia CL 1476, CS 8267   Ray Bryant - Madison Time

Jo Jones Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass -1/10,12) Jo Jones (drums, talking -1/10,12)
NYC, March, 1959
1.Little SusieEverest LPBR 5023
2.My Blue Heaven-
3.I Got Rhythm, Part 1-
4.I Got Rhythm, Part 2-
5.Jive At Five-
6.Sweet Georgia Brown-
7.Embraceable You-
8.Bebop Irishman-
9.When Your Lover Has Gone-
10.Close Your Eyes-
11.Greensleeves-
12.Philadelphia Bound-
* Everest LPBR 5023   Jo Jones Trio

Coleman Hawkins Sextet

Charlie Shavers (trumpet -1,2,4/6) Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Tiny Grimes (guitar -1,2,4/6) George Duvivier (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 3, 1959
1. 1744Stealin' The BeanPrestige PRLP 7156
2. 1745Through For The NightPrestige PRLP 7156; Original Jazz Classics OJC 6001
3. 1746La RositaPrestige PRLP 7156
4. 1747Hawk Eyes-
5. 1748C'mon In-
6. 1749I Never Knewunissued
* Prestige PRLP 7156; Swingville SVLP 2039; Original Jazz Classics OJC 294, OJCCD 294-2   Coleman Hawkins - Hawk Eyes
= Prestige PR 7857   Coleman Hawkins - Hawk Eyes!
* Original Jazz Classics OJC 6001, OJCCD 6001-2   Coleman Hawkins - In A Mellow Tone

Arnett Cobb Quintet

Arnett Cobb (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Art Taylor (drums) Ray Barretto (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 14, 1959
1780Cocktails For TwoPrestige PRLP 7165
1781Flying HomePrestige PRLP 7165, PR 7711
1782When My Dreamboat Comes HomePrestige 45-153, PRLP 7165, PR 7711
1783Lonesome RoadPrestige 45-153, PRLP 7165
1784Blues In The ClosetPrestige PRLP 7165
1785Party Time-
1786Slow Poke-
* Prestige PRLP 7165; Original Jazz Classics OJC 219, OJCCD 219-2   Arnett Cobb - Party Time
* Prestige PR 7711   The Best Of Arnett Cobb
* Prestige 45-153   Arnett Cobb - When My Dreamboat Comes Home / Lonesome Road

Jimmy Rushing

Buddy Tate (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Sir Charles Thompson (organ) Skeeter Best (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Jimmy Rushing (vocals)
NYC, June 11, 1959
CO63491'Deed I DoColumbia CL 1401
CO63492Pink Champagne-
CO63493Three Long Years-
CO63494I Cried For You-
* Columbia CL 1401, CS 8196   Jimmy Rushing - Rushing Lullabies

Jimmy Rushing

Buddy Tate (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Sir Charles Thompson (organ) Skeeter Best (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Jimmy Rushing (vocals): same personnel
NYC, June 17, 1959
CO62522Good Rockin' TonightColumbia CL 1401
CO62523Did You Ever-
CO62524Say You Don't Mean It-
CO62525I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me-
* Columbia CL 1401, CS 8196   Jimmy Rushing - Rushing Lullabies

Jimmy Rushing

Buddy Tate (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Sir Charles Thompson (organ) Skeeter Best (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Jimmy Rushing (vocals): same personnel
NYC, June 19, 1959
CO62542Travel The Road Of Loveunissued
CO62544One EveningColumbia CL 1401
CO62545Russian Lullaby-
CO62548You Can't Run Around-
* Columbia CL 1401, CS 8196   Jimmy Rushing - Rushing Lullabies

Benny Golson Quintet

Curtis Fuller (trombone) Benny Golson (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Al Harewood (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, June 20, 1959
1802Staccato SwingNew Jazz NJLP 8235
1803Autumn Leaves-
1804Blues After Dark-
1805Soul Me-
1806A Bit Of HeavenPrestige PR 24046
1807Jam For BobbieNew Jazz NJLP 8235
* New Jazz NJLP 8235; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1850-2   Benny Golson - Gone With Golson
* Prestige PR 24046   Various Artists - 25 Years Of Prestige

Tiny Grimes Quintet

Jerome Richardson (tenor,baritone saxophone, flute) Ray Bryant (piano) Tiny Grimes (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 13, 1959
1819Ain't Misbehavin'Swingville SVLP 2002
1820Down With It-
1821Durn Tootin'Prestige 45-158; Swingville SVLP 2002
1822Annie Laurie-
1823Home SickSwingville SVLP 2002
1824Frankie And Johnny-
* Swingville SVLP 2002; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1796-2   Tiny Grimes - Tiny In Swingville
* Prestige 45-158   Tiny Grimes - Durn Tootin' / Annie Laurie

Benny Golson Quintet

Curtis Fuller (trombone) Benny Golson (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 28, 1959
1833My Blues HouseNew Jazz NJLP 8220
1834I Didn't Know What Time It Was-
1835The Stroller-
1836YesterdaysNew Jazz 45-503, NJLP 8220
1837Drum Boogie-
* New Jazz NJLP 8220; Original Jazz Classics OJC 226, OJCCD 226-2   Benny Golson - Groovin' With Golson
* New Jazz 45-503   Benny Golson - Yesterdays / Drum Boogie

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Oliver Jackson (drums)
NYC, September 21, 1959
10670Little Susie, Part 2Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 529-B
10671Little Susie, Part 4-
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 529-B   Ray Bryant Plays

Max Roach Sextet

Tommy Turrentine (trumpet -7/9,19/22) Julian Priester (trombone -4/6,12,13,19/22) Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone -10,14/17,19/22) Ray Bryant (piano) Bob Boswell (bass) Max Roach (drums) Abbey Lincoln (vocals -19/22)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, October 9 & 10, 1959
1. 19315-1Speak LowMosaic MD7-201
2. 19315-2-Mercury MG 20539; Mosaic MD7-201
3. 19315-3-Mosaic MD7-201
4. 19316-1Never Let Me Go-
5. 19316-2--
6. 19316-7-Mercury MG 20539; Mosaic MD7-201
7. 19317-2Come Rain Or Come ShineMosaic MD7-201
8. 19317-5--
9. 19317-7-Mercury MG 20539; Mosaic MD7-201
10. 19318-2Namely You-
11. 19319-4Moon Faced, Starry Eyed-
12. 19320-3Wild Is The WindMosaic MD7-201
13. 19320-4-Mercury MG 20539; Mosaic MD7-201
14. 19321-2You're Mine, YouMosaic MD7-201
15. 19321-4-Mercury MG 20539; Mosaic MD7-201
16. 19321-5-Mosaic MD7-201
17. 19321-6--
18. 19322-1You're My Thrill-
19. 19323-2I Concentrate On You-
20. 19323-4-Mercury MG 20539; Mosaic MD7-201
21. 19324-4Never Leave MeMosaic MD7-201
22. 19324-6-Mercury MG 20539; Mosaic MD7-201
* Mercury MG 20539, SR 60215   Max Roach - Moon Faced And Starry Eyed
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Charlie Shavers Quartet

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Leroy Burnes (drums)
NYC, October 10, 1959
Girl Of My DreamsEverest LPBR 5070
Out Of Nowhere-
Bye Bye Blackbird-
Pennies From Heaven-
September In The Rain-
What Can I Say-
Lover-
Dream-
Frenesi-
Let's Fall In Love-
* Everest LPBR 5070   Charlie Shavers - Girl Of My Dreams

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Oliver Jackson (drums)
NYC, October 29, 1959
10722Doodlin'Signature LP 6008
10723Wheatleigh Hall-
10724Delaunay's Dilemma-
10725Now's The Time-
* Signature LP 6008   Ray Bryant Plays

Oliver Nelson Quintet

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

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Oliver Jackson (drums)
NYC, November 5, 1959
10737Blue MonkSignature LP 6008
10738Walkin'-
10739Misty-
10740Whisper Not-
* Signature LP 6008   Ray Bryant Plays

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Oliver Jackson (drums): same personnel
NYC, November 6, 1959
10741A Hundred Dreams From NowSignature LP 6008
10742Sneaking Around-
10743Bags' Groove-
10744Take The "A" Train-
* Signature LP 6008   Ray Bryant Plays

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Oliver Jackson (drums): same personnel
NYC, December 10, 1959
CO64493Little Susie, Part 3&4Columbia CL 1449
CO64494Misty-
CO64495By Myself-
CO64496Blues For Norine-
* Columbia CL 1449, CS 8244   Ray Bryant - Little Susie

Toots Thielemans Quartet

Toots Thielemans (harmonica, guitar) Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Oliver Jackson (drums)
NYC, 1959
You Are My SunshineSignature LP 6006
Nuages (It's The Bluest Kind Of Blues My Baby Sings)-
Five O'Clock Whistle-
Soul-
Lonesome Road-
Misty-
Confirmation-
Les Enfants S'ennuient Le Dimanche-
Brother John-
* Signature LP 6006   Toots Thielemans - The Soul Of Toots

Aaron Bell Sextet

Seldon Powell (tenor saxophone, flute) Eddie Costa (vibraphone) Ray Bryant (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Aaron Bell (bass) unknown (drums)
probably NYC, 1959
Victory At SeaLion L 70113
Quadalcanal March-
Song Of The High Seas-
Beneath The Southern Cross-
(rest unknown titles)-
* Lion L 70113, SL 70113   Aaron Bell - Music From "Victory At Sea"

1960

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Eddie Locke (drums)
NYC, January 19, 1960
CO64645Moon Faced Starry EyesColumbia CL 1449
CO64646So In Love-
CO64647Willow Weep For Me-
CO64648If I Can Just Make It-
CO64650Big Buddy-
CO64651Greensleeves-
* Columbia CL 1449, CS 8244   Ray Bryant - Little Susie

Charlie Shavers Quartet

Charlie Shavers (trumpet -1,2,4/12, vocals -3) Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Oliver Jackson (drums)
NYC, February, 1960
1.Beale Street BluesMGM E 3809
2.St. Louis Blues-
3.Daddy's Got The Gleeks-
4.Royal Garden Blues-
5.Jazz Me Blues-
6.Alexander's Ragtime Band-
7.When The Saints Go Marching In-
8.If I Could Be With You-
9.Muscrat Ramble-
10.Margie-
11.Basin Street Blues-
12.At The Jazz Band Ball-
* MGM E 3809   Charlie Shavers - Charlie Digs Dixie

Ray Bryant Sextet

Harry Edison (trumpet) Benny Morton (trombone) Buddy Tate (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Jimmy Griffin (drums)
NYC, March 27, 1960
CO64760Your BuddyColumbia CL 1476
CO64761Centerpiece-
CO64762The Hucklebuck-
* Columbia CL 1476, CS 8267   Ray Bryant - Madison Time

Ray Bryant Sextet

Harry Edison (trumpet) Al Grey (trombone) Buddy Tate (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Dave Pochonet (drums)
NYC, July 12, 1960
CO64763Split It IColumbia CL 1476
CO64764Split It II-
CO64765Hit It I-
CO64766Hit It II-
* Columbia CL 1476, CS 8267   Ray Bryant - Madison Time

Charlie Shavers Quartet

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Ray Bryant (piano) Aaron Bell (bass) Roy Burns (drums)
NYC, July, 1960
19395All Of MeMercury MG 20562
19396Taboo-
19397Loch Lomond-
19398I Want A Little Girl-
19399What Is This Thing Called Love-
19400You've Changed-
19401All Of You-
19402It's All Right With Me-
19403On The Alamo-
19404Undecided-
19405Makin' Whoopee-
19406Russian Lullaby-
* Mercury MG 20562, SR 60222   Charlie Shavers - Here Comes Charlie (not released)
= Everest LPBR 5108, SDBR 1108   Charlie Shavers - Here Comes Charlie

Aretha Franklin

Tyree Glenn (trombone) Ray Bryant (piano) Skeeter Best, Chauncey "Lord" Westbrook (guitar) Bill Lee (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Aretha Franklin (vocals)
NYC, August 1, 1960
CO65106Right NowColumbia CL 1612
CO65107Today I Sing The Blues-
CO65108Love Is The Only Thing-
CO65109Over The Rainbow-
* Columbia CL 1612, CS 8412   Aretha Franklin

Charlie Shavers Quartet

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Oliver Jackson (drums)
NYC, October-November, 1960
SoonEverest LPBR 5127
The Best Things In Life Are Free-
Taking A Chance On Love-
In A Little Spanish Town-
You're My Everything-
My Old Kentucky Home-
Carioca-
In The Still Of The Night-
I'm A Fool To Love You-
Blues For Choo Loos-
I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles-
Don't Be Late-
* Everest LPBR 5127   Charlie Shavers - Like Charlie

Aretha Franklin

Quentin Jackson (trombone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Chauncey "Lord" Westbrook (guitar) Bill Lee (bass) Sticks Evans (drums) Aretha Franklin (vocals)
NYC, November 17, 1960
CO65651By MyselfColumbia CL 1612
CO65652Won't Be Long-
CO65653All Night Long-
* Columbia CL 1612, CS 8412   Aretha Franklin

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Arthur Harper (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
NYC, November 25, 1960
CO65671MilestonesColumbia CL 1633
Djangounissued
* Columbia CL 1633, CS 8433   Ray Bryant - Con Alma

Aretha Franklin

Warren Lucky (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Chauncey "Lord" Westbrook (guitar) Bill Lee (bass) Belton Evans (drums) Aretha Franklin (vocals)
NYC, December 19, 1960
CO65724It Ain't Necessarily SoColumbia CL 1612
CO65725Sweet Lover-
* Columbia CL 1612, CS 8412   Aretha Franklin

Ray Bryant Sextet

Harry Edison (trumpet) Ben Richardson (alto,baritone saxophone) Buddy Tate (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Bill Lee (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, December 27, 1960
Sack O' Woeunissued
Walk No More-
CO65744Fast TwistColumbia CL 1746
* Columbia CL 1746, CS 8546   Ray Bryant - Dancing The Big Twist

Aaron Bell Sextet

Seldon Powell (tenor saxophone, flute) Eddie Costa (vibraphone) Ray Bryant (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Aaron Bell (bass) Oliver Jackson (drums)
probably NYC, 1960
77 Sunset StripLion L 70116
77 Sunset Strip Jazz-
77 Sunset Strip Blues-
Stu Bailey's Blues-
Kookie's Kaper-
Caper At The Coffee House-
Swingin' On The Strip-
* Lion L 70116, SL 70116   Aaron Bell - Music From "77 Sunset Strip"

1961 (age 30)

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Bill Lee (bass -1/3,5/7) Mickey Roker (drums -1/3,5/7)
NYC, January 26, 1961
1. CO65942'Round MidnightColumbia CL 1633
2. CO65943Con Alma-
3. CO65944Cubano Chant-
4. CO65945Ill Wind-
5. CO65946Nuts And Bolts-
6. CO65947C Jam Blues-
7. CO65948Autumn Leaves-
* Columbia CL 1633, CS 8433   Ray Bryant - Con Alma

Ray Bryant Septet

Pat Jenkins, Joe Newman (trumpet) Matthew Gee (trombone) Buddy Tate (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Jimmy Rowser (bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Don Covay (vocals -5)
NYC, October 23, 1961
1. CO68639Big Susie, Part 1Columbia CL 1746
2. CO68640Big Susie, Part 2-
3. CO68641Do That Twist, Part 1-
4. CO68642Do That Twist, Part 2-
5. CO68643Just A Little Bit Of Twist-
* Columbia CL 1746, CS 8546   Ray Bryant - Dancing The Big Twist

Ray Bryant Septet

Pat Jenkins, Joe Newman (trumpet) Matthew Gee (trombone) Buddy Tate (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Jimmy Rowser (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
NYC, October 26, 1961
CO68663Mo-LassesColumbia CL 1746
CO68665Twist On-
CO68666Twist City, Part 1-
CO68667Twist City, Part 2-
CO68669Twistin' On A Cat's Paw-
* Columbia CL 1746, CS 8546   Ray Bryant - Dancing The Big Twist

Charlie Shavers Quartet

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Oliver Jackson (drums)
NYC, 1961
Deep RiverSesac N-4703/4704; Fresh Sound (Sp) FSRCD 327
Coffee Break-
Petals Of Roses-
Kiss Me Again-
Angie-
Kingdom Coming-
Golden Slippers-
Why Not-
Molly Malone-
Sweet And Simple-
Charlie Is My Darling-
Saw Mill Road-
* Sesac N-4703/4704   Charlie Shavers - Swinging With Charlie
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSRCD 327   Swing Along With Charlie Shavers

1962

Roy Eldridge Sextet

Roy Eldridge (trumpet, vocals) Bud Freeman (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Elmer Snowden (guitar, banjo) Tommy Bryant (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, February 1 & 2, 1962
One For The MoneyFontana (F) 683 909 ZL
Loveless Love-
Saturday Night Fish Fry-
School Days-
Basin Street Blues-
My Blue Heaven-
* Fontana (F) 683 909 ZL, (F) 883 909 ZY   Roy Eldridge/Bud Freeman/Elmer Snowden - Saturday Night Fish Fry

Joe Carroll

Connie Lester (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Specs Williams (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Lee Ausley (drums) Joe Carroll (vocals)
NYC, February 12, 1962
Get Your Kicks On Route 66Charlie Parker PLP 802
Oh, Lady Be Good-
Don't Mess Around With My Love-
Wha Wha Blues-
Oo-Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-
Honeysuckle Rose-
I Got Rhythm-
Bluest Blues-
Have You Got A Penny Benny-
New School Days-
On The Sunny Side Of The Street-
The Land Of Ooh Bla Dee-
* Charlie Parker PLP 802   Joe Carroll - Man With A Happy Sound

Ray Bryant With Richard Wess Orchestra

Ray Bryant (piano) unidentified orchestra, Richard Wess (conductor)
Hollywood, CA, March 27, 1962
HCO69578True LoveColumbia CL 1867
HCO69579On Green Dolphin Street-
HCO69580Invitation-
HCO69581Theme From Exodus-
* Columbia CL 1867, CS 8667   Ray Bryant - Hollywood Jazz Beat

Ray Bryant With Richard Wess Orchestra

Ray Bryant (piano) unidentified orchestra, Richard Wess (conductor): same personnel
Hollywood, CA, March 30, 1962
HCO69582An Affair To RememberColumbia CL 1867
HCO69583Laura-
* Columbia CL 1867, CS 8667   Ray Bryant - Hollywood Jazz Beat

Ray Bryant With Richard Wess Orchestra

Ray Bryant (piano) unidentified orchestra, Richard Wess (conductor): same personnel
Hollywood, CA, April 10, 1962
HCO69584The High And The MightColumbia CL 1867
HCO69585Ruby-
HCO69586Tonight-
HCO69587Three Coins In The Fountain-
HCO69588Love Theme From El Cid-
HCO69589Secret Love-
* Columbia CL 1867, CS 8667   Ray Bryant - Hollywood Jazz Beat

Herb Ellis Quartet

Ray Bryant (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Israel Crosby (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, June 12, 1962
Willow Weep For MeEpic LA 16034
* Epic LA 16034, BA 17034   Herb Ellis - The Midnight Roll

Herb Ellis Sextet

Frank Assunto (trumpet -3/5) Buddy Tate (tenor saxophone -2,4,5) Ray Bryant (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Jimmy Rowser (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, June 13, 1962
1.Old FolksEpic LA 16034
2.It Makes No Difference Now-
3.Poor Darlin' Nellie Buddy-
4.Things Ain't What They Used To Be-
5.Symphony-
* Epic LA 16034, BA 17034   Herb Ellis - The Midnight Roll

1963

Ray Bryant Quartet

Ray Bryant (piano) Wally Richardson (guitar) Tommy Bryant (bass) Panama Francis (drums)
NYC, May 22, 1963
GlissambaSue LP 1016
Long Way From Home-
Chariot Swing-
Gravy Waltz-
* Sue LP 1016   Ray Bryant - Groove House

Herb Ellis Sextet

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Buddy Tate (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Israel Crosby (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, June 4, 1963
BroadwayEpic LA 16034
Baby Waltz-
Roy Showed-
It Don't Mean A Thing-
* Epic LA 16034, BA 17034   Herb Ellis - The Midnight Roll

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums)
NYC, June 14, 1963
Sweetest SoundSue LP 1016
My Reverie-
Backroom-
* Sue LP 1016   Ray Bryant - Groove House

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums): same personnel
NYC, June 19, 1963
JoeySue LP 1016
Number Two-
Be-Bop Irishman-
* Sue LP 1016   Ray Bryant - Groove House

Clark Terry Octet

Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn -1/6, vocals -7) Seldon Powell (tenor,baritone saxophone -1/6, vocals -7) Buddy Lucas (tenor saxophone, harmonica -1/6, vocals -7) Ray Bryant (piano) Gene Bertoncini (guitar) Major Holley (bass) Dave Bailey (drums) Al Epstein (congas -1/4) Willie Rodriguez (congas -5/7)
NYC, 1963
1.Georgia On My MindCameo C 1071; Blue Moon (Sp) BMCD 3076
2.Free And Oozy-
3.Misty-
4.Saphire Blues-
5.Lilies Of The Field-
6.Tread Ye Lightly-
7.Freedom Blues-
* Cameo C 1071   Clark Terry - Tread Ye Lightly
* Blue Moon (Sp) BMCD 3076   Clark Terry - Free And Oozy

1964

Pat Bowie

Seldon Powell (tenor saxophone, flute) Ray Bryant (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Pat Bowie (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 23, 1964
The Sounds Of The NightPrestige PR 7385
The Masquerade Is Over-
What Is This Thing Called Love-
Get Out Of TownPrestige 45-369, PR 7385
* Prestige PR 7385   Pat Bowie - Out Of Sight!
* Prestige 45-369   Pat Bowie - I've Got Your Number / Get Out Of Town

Pat Bowie

Seldon Powell (tenor saxophone, flute) Ray Bryant (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Pat Bowie (vocals): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 26, 1964
Don't Cha Go Away MadPrestige PR 7385
The Music That Makes Me Dance-
Joey, Joey, JoeyPrestige 45-347, PR 7385
Will I Find My Love TodayPrestige PR 7385
* Prestige PR 7385   Pat Bowie - Out Of Sight!
* Prestige 45-347   Pat Bowie - Joey, Joey, Joey / Moon And Sand

Pat Bowie

Seldon Powell (tenor saxophone, flute) Ray Bryant (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Pat Bowie (vocals): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 27, 1964
Moon And SandPrestige 45-347, PR 7385
Lilac WinePrestige PR 7385
I've Got Your NumberPrestige 45-369, PR 7385
A New WorldPrestige PR 7385
* Prestige PR 7385   Pat Bowie - Out Of Sight!
* Prestige 45-347   Pat Bowie - Joey, Joey, Joey / Moon And Sand
* Prestige 45-369   Pat Bowie - I've Got Your Number / Get Out Of Town

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Jimmy Rowser (bass) Ben Riley (drums)
"Basin Street East", NYC, 1964
C Jam BluesSue LP 1019
What Is This Thing Called Love-
Sister Susie-
That Is All I Ask-
Love For Sale-
Blowin' In The Wind-
Satin Doll-
The Days Of Wine And Roses-
Blue Azurte-
All The Young Ladies-
Cold TurkeySue LP 1032
Snake A Lady-
Favela-
Chicago Serenade-
Congolese Children-
Blues March-
O Morro-
Mandece-
Sometime Ago-
Slip-Up-
Hello, Dolly-
I Wish You Love-
* Sue LP 1019   Ray Bryant At Basin Street East
* Sue LP 1032   Ray Bryant - Cold Turkey

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Walter Parkins (drums -1,4,6/12) Sonny Brown (drums -2,3,5)
NYC, 1964
1.I Miss You SoSue LP 1036
2.Little Susie '65-
3.Goldfinger-
4.I Almost Lost My Mind-
5.Adalia-
6.Since I Fell For You-
7.They All Say I'm The Biggest Fool-
8.Gospel Bird-
9.Lonely Avenue-
10.Please Send Me Someone To Love-
11.Stick With It-
12.I Don't Care Who Knows-
* Sue LP 1036   Ray Bryant - Soul

1965

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Walter Booker (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 8, 1965
On Green Dolphin StreetImpulse! A 91, AS 9236-2
Everything Happens To Me-
Hold 'Em Joe-
Blue Room-
Three Little WordsImpulse! A 91, ASH 9253-3
* Impulse! A 91, IMPD 223   Sonny Rollins On Impulse!
* Impulse! AS 9236-2   Sonny Rollins - Reevaluation: The Impulse Years
* Impulse! ASH 9253-3   Various Artists - The Saxophone

Ray Bryant and others

Ray Bryant (piano) and others
November 15, 1965
14333Hold OnChess unissued
14334All Things Are Possible-
14335Doin' It-
14336Wild Is The Wind-
14337Walrus Walk-
14338Bags' Groove-
14339Willow Weep For Me-
14340One, Two, Three-

1966

Ray Bryant Quintet

Snooky Young (trumpet) Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Ray Bryant (piano) Walter Booker Jr. (bass) Freddie Waits (drums)
NYC, February 17, 1966
14542It Was A Very Good YearCadet 5535, LP 767, 2CA 50038
14543All Things Are PossibleCadet LP 767
14544Erewhon (Nowhere)-
14545Little Soul Sister-
* Cadet LP 767   Ray Bryant - Gotta Travel On
* Cadet 2CA 50038   Ray Bryant - It Was A Very Good Year
* Cadet 5535   Ray Bryant - It Was A Very Good Year / Gotta Travel On

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Walter Booker Jr. (bass) Freddie Waits (drums)
NYC, February 18, 1966
14546Monkey BusinessCadet LP 767
14547Bags' GrooveCadet LP 767, 2CA 50038
14548Midnight Stalkin'Cadet LP 767
14549Gotta Travel OnCadet 5535, LP 767, 2CA 50038
14550Smack Dab In The MiddleCadet LP 767
* Cadet LP 767   Ray Bryant - Gotta Travel On
* Cadet 2CA 50038   Ray Bryant - It Was A Very Good Year
* Cadet 5535   Ray Bryant - It Was A Very Good Year / Gotta Travel On

Ray Bryant Quintet

Snooky Young (trumpet) Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Ray Bryant (piano) Jimmy Rowser (bass) Freddie Waits (drums)
NYC, September 1, 1966
15129Cubano ChantCadet LP 778, 2CA 50038
15130Willow Weep For MeCadet LP 778
15131Wild Is The Wind-
15132Return Of The Prodigal SonChess unissued
15133The Blue ScimitarCadet LP 778
15134'Round Midnight-
15135C-LipsoChess unissued
15169Brother This 'N Sister ThatCadet LP 778
* Cadet LP 778   Ray Bryant - Lonesome Traveler
* Cadet 2CA 50038   Ray Bryant - It Was A Very Good Year

Ray Bryant Quintet

Snooky Young (trumpet) Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Ray Bryant (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Freddie Waits (drums)
NYC, September 8, 1966
15222Gettin' LooseCadet LP 778
15223These Boots Were Made For Walkin'-
15224Lonesome Traveler-
15225I Got Plenty Of NothingChess unissued
* Cadet LP 778   Ray Bryant - Lonesome Traveler

Ray Bryant Quintet

Art Farmer, Snooky Young (trumpet, flugelhorn -1/4) Ray Bryant (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Freddie Waits (drums)
NYC, December 8, 1966
1. 15444The Return Of The Prodigal SonCadet LP 781
2. 15445Slow FreightCadet 5558, LP 781, 2CA 50038
3. 15446AmenCadet LP 781, 2CA 50038
4. 15447If You Go AwayCadet 5558, LP 781
5. 15448Ah, The Apple Tree (When The World Was Young)Cadet LP 781
6. 15449Satin Doll-
7. 15450The Fox Stalker-
* Cadet LP 781   Ray Bryant - Slow Freight
* Cadet 2CA 50038   Ray Bryant - It Was A Very Good Year
* Cadet 5558   Ray Bryant - Slow Freight / If You Go Away

1967

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Jimmy Rowser (bass) Rudy Collins (drums)
Memory Lane, Los Angeles, CA, May 19 & 20, 1967
15777Gotta Travel OnChess unissued
15778The Shadow Of Your Smile-
15779Shake A Lady-
15780And I Love HerCadet LP 793
15781It Was A Very Good YearChess unissued
15782Prayer SongCadet LP 793
15783Little SuzieCadet 5580, LP 793, 2CA 50038
15784On Green Dolphin StreetChess unissued
15785You Keep Me Hanging OnCadet LP 793, 2CA 50038
15786Original Blues, No. 2Chess unissued
15787Stella By Starlight-
15788City Tribal DanceCadet LP 793, 5580
15789Talkin' My EaseCadet LP 793
15790Con AlmaChess unissued
15791This Is All I AskCadet LP 793, 2CA 50038
* Cadet LP 793   The Ray Bryant Touch
* Cadet 2CA 50038   Ray Bryant - It Was A Very Good Year
* Cadet 5580   Ray Bryant - Little Suzie / City Tribal Dance

Ray Bryant With Richard Evans' Orchestra

Ray Bryant (piano) unidentified large orchestra, Richard Evans (arranger, conductor)
Chicago, IL, August 16, 1967
16099Ode To Billy JoeCadet 5575, LP 801
16100Ramblin'Cadet 5575, LP 801, 2CA 50038
* Cadet LP 801   Ray Bryant - Take A Bryant Step
* Cadet 2CA 50038   Ray Bryant - It Was A Very Good Year
* Cadet 5575   Ray Bryant - Ode To Billy Joe / Ramblin'

Ray Bryant With Richard Evans' Orchestra

Ray Bryant (piano) unidentified large orchestra, Richard Evans (arranger, conductor): same personnel
Chicago, IL, November 20, 1967?
16516YesterdayCadet LP 801
16517Paper Cup-
* Cadet LP 801   Ray Bryant - Take A Bryant Step

Ray Bryant With Richard Evans' Orchestra

Ray Bryant (piano) unidentified large orchestra, Richard Evans (arranger, conductor): same personnel
Chicago, IL, November 20, 1967
16492Dinner On The GroundsCadet 5598, LP 801, 2CA 50038
16493Pata PataCadet 5587, LP 801, 2CA 50038
16494PoochieCadet 5615, LP 801
16495Doing The ThingCadet 5587, LP 801
16496To Sir With LoveCadet 5598, LP 801
16497Natural WomanCadet LP 801
16498Up, Up And Away-
16499Paint It, Black-
* Cadet LP 801   Ray Bryant - Take A Bryant Step
* Cadet 2CA 50038   Ray Bryant - It Was A Very Good Year
* Cadet 5598   Ray Bryant - Dinner On The Grounds / To Sir With Love
* Cadet 5587   Ray Bryant - Pata Pata / Doing The Thing
* Cadet 5615   Ray Bryant - Poochie / Mrs. Robinson

1968

Ray Bryant Quintet

Dobbie Hiques (trumpet) Snooky Young (trumpet -1/8) Danny Moore (trumpet -9/12) Ray Bryant (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums)
NYC, September, 1968
1. 17052Mrs. RobinsonCadet 5615, LPS 818, 2CA 50038
2. 17053Five, Six And SevenCadet LPS 818
3. 17089Little DarlingChess unissued
4. 17090Where The Winds Blow-
5. 17304Up Above The RockCadet 5625, LPS 818
6. 17305Where The Wind BlowsCadet LPS 818
7. 17306If I Were A Carpenter-
8. 17307Quizas, Quizas, QuizasCadet 5639, LPS 818
9. 17308Little Green ApplesCadet 5625, LPS 818
10. 17309After HoursCadet 5639, LPS 818, 2CA 50038
11. 17310Dag Nab ItCadet LPS 818
12. 17311MichelleChess unissued
13. 17312I Say A Little PrayerCadet LPS 818
* Cadet LPS 818   Ray Bryant - Up Above The Rock
* Cadet 2CA 50038   Ray Bryant - It Was A Very Good Year
* Cadet 5615   Ray Bryant - Poochie / Mrs. Robinson
* Cadet 5625   Ray Bryant - Up Above The Rock / Little Green Apples
* Cadet 5639   Ray Bryant - Quizas, Quizas, Quizas / After Hours

1969

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Jimmy Rowser (bass) Harold White (drums)
Chicago, IL, June 26, 1969
17916I Remember CliffordChess unissued
17917St. Thomas-
17918A Song For My FatherCadet LPS 830
17919Broadway-
17920Sound Ray-
17921Scarborough Fair-
* Cadet LPS 830   Ray Bryant - Sound Ray

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Jimmy Rowser (bass) Harold White (drums): same personnel
Chicago, IL, June 27, 1969
17922Stick With ItCadet LPS 830
17923Li'l Darlin'Cadet LPS 830, 2CA 50038
17924Con AlmaCadet LPS 830
17925The Look Of Love-
* Cadet LPS 830   Ray Bryant - Sound Ray
* Cadet 2CA 50038   Ray Bryant - It Was A Very Good Year

1970

Ray Bryant Trio + Overdubs

Joe Newman (trumpet -2) Garnett Brown (trombone -2) George Dorsey (alto saxophone -2) King Curtis (tenor saxophone -2) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone -2) Ray Bryant (piano) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Jimmy Johnson (drums) unidentified strings (-2) Arif Mardin (arranger, conductor -2)
NYC, March 4, 1970
1. 18683Spinning WheelAtlantic SD 1564
2. 18684Hey, Jude-
* Atlantic SD 1564   Ray Bryant - MCMLXX

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Jimmy Johnson (drums)
NYC, March 5, 1970
18685My Cherie AmourAtlantic SD 1564
18686Unchained Melodyrejected
18687Stick With It-
* Atlantic SD 1564   Ray Bryant - MCMLXX

Ray Bryant Trio + Overdubs

Leon Cohen (bass clarinet -3) Joe Gentle (tenor saxophone -3) Ray Bryant (piano) Ron Carter (bass -3) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Jimmy Johnson (drums) unidentified strings (-3) Arif Mardin (arranger, conductor -3)
NYC, March 18, 1970
1. 18800Shake-A-LadyAtlantic 5102, SD 1564
2. 18801Unchained MelodyAtlantic SD 1564
3. 18802Stick With It-
* Atlantic SD 1564   Ray Bryant - MCMLXX
* Atlantic 5102   Ray Bryant - Shake-A-Lady / Let It Be

Ray Bryant Trio + Overdubs

Joe Newman (trumpet -2) Garnett Brown (trombone -2) Leon Cohen (bass clarinet -1) George Dorsey (alto saxophone -2) Joe Gentle (tenor saxophone -1) King Curtis (tenor saxophone -2) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone -2) Ray Bryant (piano) Ron Carter (bass -1) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Jimmy Johnson (drums) unidentified strings (-1) Arif Mardin (arranger, conductor)
NYC, April 14, 1970
1. 18948Bridge Over Troubled WaterAtlantic SD 1564
2. 18949Let It BeAtlantic 5102, SD 1564
* Atlantic SD 1564   Ray Bryant - MCMLXX
* Atlantic 5102   Ray Bryant - Shake-A-Lady / Let It Be

Marion Williams

Ray Bryant (piano) Eric Gale (guitar) Andrew White (bass) Bernard Purdie (drums, tambourine) Marion Williams (vocals)
Atlantic Studios, NYC, November 2, 1970
20496Hare KrishnaAtlantic SD 8289
20497Wicked Messenger-
20498Danger Zone-
* Atlantic SD 8289   Marion Williams - Standing Here Wondering Which Way To Go

Marion Williams

Ray Bryant (piano) Eric Gale (guitar) Andrew White (bass) Bernard Purdie (drums, tambourine) Marion Williams (vocals): same personnel
Atlantic Studios, NYC, November 3, 1970
20499When I Pass OnAtlantic unissued
20500Selfishness In Man-

1971 (age 40)

Yusef Lateef Octet/Trio/Duo

Yusef Lateef (flute, bamboo flute, pneumatic flute, oboe, tenor saxophone) Kenny Barron, Ray Bryant (piano, electric piano) Bob Cunningham, Sam Jones (bass) Bill Salter (electric bass) Albert Heath (drums) Ladji Camara (African percussion)
NYC, September 1, 1971
22863African SongAtlantic SD 1602
22864Pink Perfumeunissued
22865Nicole And Nile-
22866Yusef's Mood-
22867Untitled-
22868Gettin' Sentimental Over YouAtlantic SD 1650
* Atlantic SD 1602   Yusef Lateef - The Gentle Giant
* Atlantic SD 1650   Yusef Lateef - Part Of The Search

Yusef Lateef Octet

Yusef Lateef (flute, bamboo flute, pneumatic flute, oboe, tenor saxophone) Kenny Barron, Ray Bryant (piano, electric piano) Bob Cunningham, Sam Jones (bass) Bill Salter (electric bass) Albert Heath (drums) Ladji Camara (African percussion): same personnel
NYC, September 2, 1971
22889Jungle PlumAtlantic SD 1602
22890Below Yellow Bell-
22891Lamb's Tongueunissued
22892Nubian LadyAtlantic SD 1602
23883Nubian Lady (edited version)Atlantic 5114
23884Below Yellow Bell (edited version)-
* Atlantic SD 1602   Yusef Lateef - The Gentle Giant
* Atlantic 5114   Yusef Lateef - Nubian Lady / Below Yellow Bell

1972

Ray Bryant Quartet

Ray Bryant (piano, electric piano) Ron Carter (bass, electric bass) Freddie Waits (drums) Warren Smith (congas)
NYC, January 24, 1972
22826Ain't No SunshineAtlantic unissued
23825Similon-

Ray Bryant Quartet

Ray Bryant (piano, electric piano) Ron Carter (bass, electric bass) Freddie Waits (drums) Warren Smith (congas): same personnel
NYC, January 25, 1972
23827Girl TalkAtlantic unissued
23828Cold Turkey-
23829Manteca-

Ray Bryant Sextet

Jon Faddis, Snooky Young (trumpet, flugelhorn) Ray Bryant (piano, electric piano) Ron Carter (bass, electric bass) Freddie Waits (drums) Warren Smith (congas)
NYC, January 26, 1972
23820KeepingAtlantic unissued
23821D-Blues-
23822Hy Life-

Ray Bryant Solo

Ray Bryant (piano)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, June 23, 1972
25398Gotta Travel OnAtlantic SD 1626
25399Blues, No. 3 / Willow Weep For Me-
25400Cubano Chant-
25401Rockin' Chair-
25402After Hours-
25403Slow Freight-
25404Greensleeves-
25405Little Susie-
25406Until It's Time For You To Go-
25407Blues, No. 2-
25408Liebestraum Boogie-
25794It's Too Lateunissued
25797Broadway-
25798Joy-
* Atlantic SD 1626   Ray Bryant - Alone At Montreux

Yusef Lateef Septet/Quintet/Quartet

Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute) Kermit Moore (cello) Kenny Barron, Ray Bryant (piano) Bob Cunningham (bass) Bill Salter (electric bass) Albert Heath (drums) Monroe "Bones" Constantino (vocals)
NYC, September 26, 1972
25378Opus, Part 1Atlantic SD 1635
* Atlantic SD 1635   Yusef Lateef - Hush 'N' Thunder

1974

Ray Bryant Quintet With Charles Stepney's Orchestra

Marvin Stamm, Joe Wilder (trumpet) George Marge (flute, tenor saxophone, oboe) Alfred Brown, Paul Gershman, Harry Gilckman, Emanuel Green, Max Poliakoff (violin) Julian Barber, Selwart Clarke, Theodore Israel (viola) Margaret Ross (harp) Ray Bryant (piano, electric piano) John Tropea (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Jimmy Johnson (drums) Montego Joe (congas) Charles Stepney (arranger, synthesizer)
NYC, 1974
3329I'll Be ThereCadet CA 50052
Stanley Clarke (bass) replaces Davis
3330unknown titleChess unissued
3331Land Of Make BelieveCadet CA 50052
3332Stop, Look And Listen To Your Heart / You Are Everything-
3333unknown titleChess unissued
3334Watermelon ManCadet CA 50052
3335In The Cut-
Ron Carter (bass) replaces Stanley Clarke
3336Cool Struttin'-
* Cadet CA 50052   Ray Bryant - In The Cut

Ray Bryant Sextet

Ray Bryant (piano, electric piano) John Tropea (acoustic guitar) Jimmy Ponder (electric guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Jimmy Johnson (drums) Montego Joe (congas)
NYC, 1974
3337Andalusian NightsCadet CA 50052
* Cadet CA 50052   Ray Bryant - In The Cut

1975

Roy Eldridge Septet

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Ray Bryant (piano) Joe Pass (guitar) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
Antibes, France, July 20, 1975
Bee's BloosPablo PACD 5314-2
Lover Man-
Undecided-
Hackensack-
* Pablo PACD 5314-2   Roy Eldridge - Decidedly

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Major Holley (bass) Panama Francis (drums)
NYC, October 15, 1975
Hot TurkeyBlack & Blue (F) 2330 989
Li'l Darlin'-
Satin Doll-
St. Louis Blues-
Take The "A" Train-
Sophisticated Lady-
B&H Blues-
Broadway-
This Is All I Ask-
Blues In C-
* Black & Blue (F) 2330 989   Ray Bryant - Hot Turkey

1976

Zoot Sims Quartet

Zoot Sims (soprano saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) George Mraz (bass) Grady Tate (drums)
NYC, January 8 & 9, 1976
Someday SweetheartPablo 2310-770, 2310-850, PACD 2405-406-2
Moonlight In VermontPablo 2310-770
Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams (And Dream Your Troubles Away)Pablo 2310-770, 2625-713
Blues For LouisePablo 2310-770, 2310-850, PACD 2405-406-2
Willow Weep For Me-
Wrap Up-
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost Of A Chance With YouPablo 2310-770
Baubles, Bangles And Beads-
* Pablo 2310-770; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 902-2   Zoot Sims - Soprano Sax
* Pablo 2310-850   The Best Of Zoot Sims
* Pablo 2625-713   Various Artists - The Pablo Collection
* Pablo PACD 2405-406-2   The Best Of Zoot Sims

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Grady Tate (drums)
NYC, January 10 & 12, 1976
Girl TalkPablo 2310-764
Good Morning, Heartache-
Manteca-
When Sunny Gets Blue-
Hold Back Mon-
Lill' Darlin'-
Cold Turkey-
Prayer Song-
* Pablo 2310-764; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 826-2   Here's Ray Bryant

Benny Carter Sextet

Harry Edison (trumpet -5/8) Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (tenor saxophone -5/8) Ray Bryant (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Grady Tate (drums)
NYC, November 30, 1976
1.StrollPablo 2310-922
2.Johnny-
3.Alta Vista-
4.Misty-
5.WonderlandPablo 2310-922, FCD 60-029
6.Three Little WordsPablo 2310-922
7.Editation-
8.Body And Soulunissued
* Pablo 2310-922; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 967-2   Benny Carter - Wonderland
* Pablo FCD 60-029   Benny Carter And The Jazz Giants

Ray Bryant Solo

Ray Bryant (piano)
NYC, December 21, 1976
In De Back RoomPablo 2310-798
What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life-
Monkey Business-
Blues In De Big Brass Bed-
St. Louis Blues-
Moanin'-
Take The "A" Train-
Lullaby-
* Pablo 2310-798; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 885-2   Ray Bryant - Solo Flight

1977

Ray Bryant Solo

Ray Bryant (piano)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 13, 1977
Take The "A" TrainPablo Live 2308-201
Georgia On My Mind-
Jubilee-
If I Could Just Make It To Heaven-
Django-
Blues #6-
Satin Doll-
Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child-
St. Louis Blues-
Things Ain't What They Used To Be-
* Pablo Live 2308-201; Original Jazz Classics OJC 371, OJCCD 371-2   Ray Bryant - Montreux '77

Benny Carter Quartet

Benny Carter (alto saxophone, trumpet) Ray Bryant (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Jimmie Smith (drums)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 13, 1977
Three Little WordsPablo Live 2308-204; Pablo 2310-853, PACD 2405-409-2
In A Mellow Tone-
Wave-
UndecidedPablo Live 2308-204
Body And Soul-
On Green Dolphin Street-
Here's That Rainy Day-
* Pablo Live 2308-204; Original Jazz Classics OJC 374, OJCCD 374-2   Benny Carter 4 - Montreux '77
* Pablo 2310-853   The Best Of Benny Carter
* Pablo PACD 2405-409-2   The Best Of Benny Carter

1978

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Grady Tate (drums)
NYC, April 10, 1978
Stick With ItPablo 2310-820
All Blues-
C Jam Blues-
Please Send Me Someone To Love-
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid-
Blues Changes-
Billie's Bounce-
* Pablo 2310-820; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 863-2   Ray Bryant - All Blues

Arnett Cobb And The Muse All Stars

Arnett Cobb (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Alan Dawson (drums)
"Sandy's Jazz Revival", Beverly, MA, August 25 & 26, 1978
Just A Closer Walk With TheeMuse MR 5191
Blue And Sentimental-
On The Sunny Side Of The Street-
September Song-
Smooth SailingMuse MR 5236
* Muse MR 5191, MCD 5558   Arnett Cobb And The Muse All Stars Live At Sandy's!
* Muse MR 5236   Arnett Cobb And The Muse All Stars More...Live At Sandy's!
= Muse MCD 5558   Arnett Cobb And The Muse All Stars Live At Sandy's!

Buddy Tate And The Muse All Stars

Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson (alto saxophone) Arnett Cobb (tenor saxophone) Buddy Tate (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Ray Bryant (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Alan Dawson (drums)
"Sandy's Jazz Revival", Beverly, MA, August 25 & 26, 1978
Jumpin' At The WoodsideMuse MR 5198
Blue Creek-
Candy-
Tangerine-
She's Got "It"-
* Muse MR 5198   Buddy Tate - Live At Sandy's!

Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson And The Muse All Stars

Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson (alto saxophone, vocals) Arnett Cobb, Buddy Tate (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Alan Dawson (drums)
"Sandy's Jazz Revival", Beverly, MA, August 25 & 26, 1978
Cleanhead BluesMuse MR 5208, MR 5310
Tune UpMuse MR 5208
High Class BabyMuse MR 5208, MR 5310
Railroad Porter BluesMuse MR 5208
My Man Sandy-
Things Ain't What They Used To Be-
* Muse MR 5208   Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson And The Muse All Stars Live At Sandy's
* Muse MR 5310   Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson - Sings The Blues

Arnett Cobb And The Muse All Stars

Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson (alto saxophone) Arnett Cobb (tenor saxophone) Buddy Tate (tenor saxophone -1,2) Ray Bryant (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Alan Dawson (drums)
"Sandy's Jazz Revival", Beverly, MA, August 25 & 26, 1978
1.BroadwayMuse MR 5191
2.Blues For LesterMuse MR 5236
3.Go, Red, Go-
4.Flying Home-
* Muse MR 5191, MCD 5558   Arnett Cobb And The Muse All Stars Live At Sandy's!
* Muse MR 5236   Arnett Cobb And The Muse All Stars More...Live At Sandy's!
= Muse MCD 5558   Arnett Cobb And The Muse All Stars Live At Sandy's!

Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson And The Muse All Stars

Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson (alto saxophone, vocals) Arnett Cobb, Buddy Tate (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Alan Dawson (drums)
"Sandy's Jazz Revival", Beverly, MA, August 25 & 26, 1978
Cherry RedMuse MR 5243, MR 5310
CherokeeMuse MR 5243
Hold It Right ThereMuse MR 5243, MR 5310
Now's The TimeMuse MR 5243
Take The "A" Train-
* Muse MR 5243   Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson - Live At Sandy's!: Hold It Right There!
* Muse MR 5310   Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson - Sings The Blues

Buddy Tate And The Muse All Stars

Buddy Tate (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Alan Dawson (drums)
"Sandy's Jazz Revival", Beverly, MA, August 25 & 26, 1978
Sweet Georgia BrownMuse MR 5249
Summertime-
Undecided-
Body And Soul-
* Muse MR 5249   Buddy Tate - Live At Sandy's!: Hard Blowin'

1979

Benny Carter Tentet

Cat Anderson, Joe Newman (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Benny Carter (alto saxophone, trumpet) Budd Johnson (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone, flute) Joe Kennedy (violin) Ray Bryant (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Harold Jones (drums)
Tokyo, Japan, June 2, 1979
Shavers' TunePaddle Wheel (J) GP 3199
South Side Samba-
My One And Only Love-
Ghost Of A Chance-
Embraceable You-
This Is Always-
I Can't Get Started-
You've Changed-
The Shadow Of Your Smile-
In A Sentimental Mood-
Summertime-
* Paddle Wheel (J) GP 3199   Benny Carter Jazz All Star Orchestra Live In Japan '79

1980

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Jimmy Rowser (bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
NYC, May 13 & 14, 1980
D.B. BluesPablo 2310-860
One O'Clock Jump-
Milestone-
Undecided-
In Walked Bud-
In A Mellow Tone-
My One And Only Love-
A Night In Tunisia-
* Pablo 2310-860; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 936-2   Ray Bryant - Potpourri

1986 (age 55)

Akira Ohmori Quartet

Akira Ohmori (alto saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Yoshio Suzuki (bass) Yoshiyuki Ohtsuka (drums)
Tokyo, Japan, October 8 & 9, 1986
Back To The WoodDenon (J) 30CY-1379
The Old Country-
Sneakin' Around-
Donna Lee-
Good Morning, Heartache-
Midnight Prelude-
Julian-
* Denon (J) 30CY-1379   Akira Ohmori - Back To The Wood

1987

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Freddie Waits (drums)
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, February 13 & 14, 1987
The Old CountryEmArcy 832 589-2
Tonk-
Nardis-
Slow Freight-
Rhythm-A-Ning-
Chelsea Bridge-
When Lights Are Low-
Afternoon In Paris-
* EmArcy 832 589-2, (J) 32JD-10079   Ray Bryant Today

Ray Bryant Solo

Ray Bryant (piano)
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, February 15, 1987
Lush LifeEmArcy 842 438-2
* EmArcy 842 438-2, (J) EJD 5   Ray Bryant - Blue Moods

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Freddie Waits (drums)
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, February 15 & 16, 1987
Jive At FiveEmArcy 832 235-2
Swingin' The Blues-
9:20 Special-
Teddy The Toad-
Blues For Basie-
I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart-
It Don't Mean A Thing-
Medley: Sophisticated Lady / Prelude To A Kiss / Mood Indigo-
Things Ain't What They Used To Be-
* EmArcy 832 235-2, (J) 32JD-10051   Ray Bryant Plays Basie And Ellington

1988

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Rufus Reid (bass -1/4) Freddie Waits (drums -1/4)
The Power Station, NYC, January 23 & 24, 1988
1.Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless ChildEmArcy 842 438-2
2.Good Morning, Heartache-
3.Blues In The Closet-
4.Bags' Groove-
5.Blue Monk-
6.Blues In G-
* EmArcy 842 438-2, (J) EJD 5   Ray Bryant - Blue Moods

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano)
NYC, January 26, 1988
Since I Fell For YouEmArcy 842 438-2
* EmArcy 842 438-2, (J) EJD 5   Ray Bryant - Blue Moods

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Freddie Waits (drums)
NYC, January 29 or 30, 1988
Gotta Travel OnEmArcy (J) 15JD-10167
* EmArcy (J) 15JD-10167   Various Artists - Jazz At It's Finest: EmArcy Today

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Freddie Waits (drums): same personnel
The Power Station, NYC, June 26, 1988
Golden EarringsEmArcy 836 368-2
I'm A Fool To Want You-
'Round Midnight-
I Remember Clifford-
Speak Low-
Misty-
What Am I Here For-
Lullaby-
* EmArcy 836 368-2, (J) 32JD-10161   Ray Bryant - Golden Earrings

1989

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Winard Harper (drums)
"Iruma Municipal Hall", Japan, October 19 & 20, 1989
Walrus WalkEmArcy (J) EJD 13
Darlin' Marlyn-
Adalia-
Reflection-
I Don't Care-
Nuts And Bolts-
Pawn Ticket-
Big Buddy-
* EmArcy (J) EJD 13   Ray Bryant - All Mine... And Yours

1990

100 Gold Fingers '90, Part. 1

Ray Bryant (piano)
"Yubin Chokin Hall", Tokyo, Japan, May 31, 1990
LullabyAll Art (J) KICJ-37
same session
St. Louis Blues-
same session
Take The "A" Train-
* All Art (J) KICJ-37   100 Gold Fingers, Vol. 1
= All Art (J) KICJ-137/138   100 Gold Fingers - Memorial Box
= Absord Music Japan (J) ABCJ-260/1   100 Gold Fingers - Piano Playhouse '90

1991 (age 60)

Ray Bryant Solo

Ray Bryant (piano)
Boswil, Switzerland, March 27, 1991
Basin Street BluesJazz Connaisseur (Swi) JCCD 9107-2
I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues-
Medley: She's Funny That Way / Memories Of You / I Surrender, Dear-
In The Backroom-
My One And Only Love-
Black And Blue-
If I Just Can Make It Into Heaven-
I Can't Get Started-
Tin Roof Blues-
Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You-
Blues In The Pulpit-
* Jazz Connaisseur (Swi) JCCD 9107-2   Ray Bryant - Plays Blues And Ballads

100 Gold Fingers '91, Part. 2

Toshiko Akiyoshi, Kenny Barron, Ray Bryant, Barry Harris, Hank Jones, Duke Jordan, Roger Kellaway, John Lewis, Harold Mabern Jr., Junior Mance (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Alan Dawson (drums)
live in Japan, circa June, 1991
unknown titles

1992

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Rufus Reid (bass -1/8,10/20) Grady Tate (drums -1/8,10/20)
NYC, March 31, April 1 & 3, 1992
1.Autumn LeavesEmArcy 512 764-2
2.Cubana Chant-
3.Prayer Song-
4.St. Thomas-
5.Moanin'-
6.Blues Changes-
7.Cry Me A River-
8.Blue Bossa-
9.Django-
10.Little Susie-
11.You And The Night And The MusicEmArcy 512 933-2
12.Shake A Lady-
13.Satin Doll-
14.Oleo-
15.Lil' Darlin'-
16.Whisper Not-
17.Cold Turkey-
18.'Round Midnight-
19.So In Love-
20.Misty (p-solo)-
* EmArcy 512 764-2   Ray Bryant - Through The Years, Vol. 1
* EmArcy 512 933-2   Ray Bryant - Through The Years, Vol. 2

1993

100 Gold Fingers '93, Part. 3

Ray Bryant, Junior Mance (piano)
"Yubin Chokin Hall", Tokyo, Japan, June 5, 1993
Blue MonkAbsord Music Japan (J) ABCJ-25
add Bob Cranshaw (bass) Alan Dawson (drums)
Slow Freight-
Ray Bryant (piano)
When I Look In Your EyesAbsord Music Japan (J) ABCJ-26
Ray Bryant (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Alan Dawson (drums)
Take The "A" Train-
* Absord Music Japan (J) ABCJ-25   100 Gold Fingers - Piano Playhouse '93, Vol. 1
= Absord Music Japan (J) ABCJ-262/3   100 Gold Fingers - Piano Playhouse '93
* Absord Music Japan (J) ABCJ-26   100 Gold Fingers - Piano Playhouse '93, Vol. 2
= Absord Music Japan (J) ABCJ-262/3   100 Gold Fingers - Piano Playhouse '93

Ray Bryant Solo

Ray Bryant (piano)
live in France, 1993
Take The "A" TrainLabel M 5701
Blues In G / Willow Weep For Me-
Con Alma-
Slow Freight-
Jungletown Jubilee-
Django-
After Hours-
When I Look In Your Eyes-
Good Morning, Heartache-
In The Backroom-
If I Can Just Make It Into Heaven
St. Louis Blues
Until It's Time For You To Go
* Label M 5701   Ray Bryant - Somewhere In France

1994

Ray Bryant Quartet

Ray Bryant (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Peter Washington (bass) Kenny Washington (drums)
NYC, February 25 & 26, 1994
No ProblemEmArcy 522 387-2
Come On Home-
Soft Winds-
Old Folks-
No, Two-
Slow Freight-
A Taste Of Honey-
Here Comes C.T.-
I'll Be Around-
* EmArcy 522 387-2   Ray Bryant - No Problem

Ray Bryant Solo

Ray Bryant (piano)
Boswil, Switzerland, March 27, 1994
Lullaby PetiteJazz Connaisseur (Swi) JCCD 9430-2
Moanin'-
Medley: Willow Weep For Me / Back To The Blues-
Con Alma-
Slow Freight-
Jungle Town Jubilee-
Django-
Gotta Travel On-
When I Look In Your Eyes-
After Hours-
The Impossible Rag-
Georgia On My Mind-
Good Morning, Heartache-
Until It's Time For You To Go-
Little Susie-
* Jazz Connaisseur (Swi) JCCD 9430-2   Ray Bryant - Inimitable

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Lewis Nash (drums)
NYC, November 23, 24 & 26, 1994
Glory GloryEmArcy 526 998-2
Two RB's-
Delaunay's Dilemma-
Come Sunday-
Just Sweet Enough-
Con Alma-
Nickle Whistle-
Dr. Free-Zee-
Song For My Father-
Smack Dab In The Middle-
First Song-
* EmArcy 526 998-2   Ray Bryant Meets Ray Brown + 1 Double RB

1995

100 Gold Fingers '95, Part. 4

Kenny Barron, Joanne Brackeen, Ray Bryant, Barry Harris, Gene Harris, Hank Jones, Roger Kellaway, John Lewis, Cedar Walton (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Alan Dawson (drums) and others
live in Japan, circa June, 1995
unknown titles

Ray Bryant Solo

Ray Bryant (piano)
"Tokyo TUC", Tokyo, Japan, October 18, 1995
C.C. RiderEmArcy (J) PHCE 58
Take The "A" Train-
Gee Blues / Willow Weep For Me-
Moanin'-
Georgia On My Mind-
Black And Blue-
In The Backroom-
Jungletown Jubilee-
Cow-Cow Boogie-
St. Louis Blues-
Little Susie-
* EmArcy (J) PHCE 58   Ray Bryant - Solo Live In Tokyo - Plays Blues And Boogie

1997

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Harry Anderson (bass) Winard Harper (drums)
"Montreal Jazz Bistro", Toronto, Canada, January 20, 1997
Slow FreightLabel M 5741
Django-
Lil' Darlin'-
Good Morning, Heartache-
Nardis-
Moanin'-
Con Alma-
When Sunny Gets Blue-
Little Susie-
* Label M 5741   Ray Bryant - North Of The Border

Ray Bryant Trio

Ray Bryant (piano) Ray Drummond (bass) Winard Harper (drums)
NYC, June 26 & 27, 1997
C Jam BluesJVC Music JMI 7503 2
The "In" Crowd-
The Duke-
Doodlin'-
Cast Your Fate To The Wind-
Cute-
'Round Midnight-
Moanin'-
Sunshower-
Hi-Fly-
Birdland-
* JVC Music JMI 7503 2   Ray Bryant - Ray's Tribute To His Jazz Piano Friends

100 Gold Fingers '97, Part. 5

Kenny Barron, Ray Bryant, Cyrus Chestnut, Tommy Flanagan, Benny Green, Gene Harris, Roger Kellaway, Junior Mance, Mulgrew Miller, Renee Rosnes (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Grady Tate (drums)
live in Japan, circa June, 1997
unknown titles

1999

100 Gold Fingers '99, Part. 6

Kenny Barron, Ray Bryant, Cyrus Chestnut, Benny Green, Junior Mance, Eric Reed (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Grady Tate (drums) and others
live in Japan, circa June, 1999
unknown titles

2001 (age 70)

100 Gold Fingers 2001, Part. 7

Ray Bryant, Junior Mance (piano)
"Gotanda U-Port Kan'i Hoken Hall", Tokyo, Japan, June 10, 2001
In The Back RoomLeafage Jazz (J) PCCY-30028
add Bob Cranshaw (bass) Grady Tate (drums)
Slow Freight-
Ray Bryant (piano)
Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child-
Ray Bryant (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Grady Tate (drums)
Things Ain't What They Used To Be-
Ray Bryant (piano)
Django-
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

2003

100 Gold Fingers 2003, Part. 8

Kenny Barron, Ray Bryant, Bill Charlap, Don Friedman, Benny Green, Junior Mance, Eric Reed, Renee Rosnes, Cedar Walton, James Williams (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Grady Tate (drums)
"Gotanda U-Port Kan'i Hoken Hall", Tokyo, Japan, June 8, 2003
unknown titles

2004

Ray Bryant Solo

Ray Bryant (piano)
"Rutgers University", Newark, NJ, May 8, 2004
LullabyEvening Star 750366011423
Keepin' Out Of Mischief Now-
Black And Blue-
The Impossible Rag-
Jitterbug Waltz-
In The Back Room-
Little Girl-
Ain't Misbehavin'-
If I Could Be With You-
Honeysuckle Rose-
* Evening Star 750366011423   Ray Bryant - In The Back Room

2005

100 Gold Fingers 2005, Part. 9

Toshiko Akiyoshi, Kenny Barron, Ray Bryant, Cyrus Chestnut, Don Friedman, Benny Green, Junior Mance, Dado Moroni, Eric Reed, Cedar Walton (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Grady Tate (drums)
"Gotanda U-Port Kan'i Hoken Hall", Tokyo, Japan, June 5, 2005
unknown titles

2008

Ray Bryant Solo

Ray Bryant (piano)
October 1, 2008
Easy To LoveEvening Star 750366011423
St. Louis Blues-
* Evening Star 750366011423   Ray Bryant - In The Back Room

Others

The Best Of Zoot Sims

Oscar Brashear (trumpet) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Jerome Richardson (clarinet, tenor,soprano,alto saxophone, flute) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) George Mraz (bass) Nick Ceroli, Grady Tate (drums) and others
unknown location, date
Willow Weep For MePablo PACD 2405-406-2
Bloos For Louise-
Someday Sweetheart-
Wrap Up-
The Girl From Ipanema-
More Than You Know-
Main Stem-
I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)-
* Pablo PACD 2405-406-2   The Best Of Zoot Sims