Al Cohn Discography

1950 (age 25)

Al Cohn Quartet

Al Cohn, tenor sax; George Wallington, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Tiny Kahn, drums.
NYC, July 29, 1950
T103Groovin' With GusTriumph 812; Progressive PLP 3002; Savoy XP 8121, MG 12048
Groovin' With Gus No. 2 (alternate take)Progressive PLP 3002; Savoy SJL 2210
T104InfinityTriumph 811; Progressive PLP 3002; Savoy XP 8121, MG 12048
Infinity No. 2 (alternate take)Progressive PLP 3002; Savoy SJL 2210
T105How Long Has This Been Going OnTriumph 811; Progressive PLP 3002; Savoy XP 8121, MG 12048
T106Let's Get Away From It AllTriumph 812; Progressive PLP 3002; Savoy XP 8121, MG 12048
Let's Get Away From It All (alternate take)Savoy SJL 2210
* Savoy MG 12048   Al Cohn's Tones
= Savoy SJL 1126   The Progressive Al Cohn
* Savoy SJL 2210   Various Artists - Brothers And Other Mothers: The Savoy Sessions
* Progressive PLP 3002   Al Cohn Quartet
* Savoy XP 8121   The Al Cohn Quartet
* Triumph 812; Progressive 106   Al Cohn - Groovin' With Gus / Let's Get Away From It All
* Triumph 811; Progressive 105   Al Cohn - Infinity / How Long Has This Been Going On

1953

Al Cohn Quintet

Nick Travis, trumpet; Al Cohn, tenor sax; Horace Silver, piano; Curley Russell, bass; Max Roach, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, June 23, 1953
I'm Tellin' YaProgressive PLP 3004; Savoy XP 8122, MG 15036, MG 12048
Jane Street-
Ah-MooreProgressive PLP 3004; Savoy XP 8123, MG 15036, MG 12048
That's What You Think-
That's What You Think - 1Savoy SJL 1126
* Savoy MG 12048   Al Cohn's Tones
= Savoy SJL 1126   The Progressive Al Cohn
* Progressive PLP 3004   Al Cohn Quintet
* Savoy MG 15036   The Al Cohn Quintet
* Savoy XP 8122   Al Cohn Quintet, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8123   Al Cohn Quintet, Vol. 2

1954

Al Cohn Quintet

Hal Stein, alto sax; Al Cohn, tenor sax; Harvey Leonard, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Christy Febbo, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 29, 1954
Red Mitchell's Blues (as Help Keep Your City Clean Blues)Progressive PLP 1003; Prestige PR 7819
Broadway (take 1)Prestige PR 7819
Broadway (take 2)Progressive PLP 1003; Prestige PR 7819
Suddenly It's Spring (take 1)Prestige PR 7819
Suddenly It's Spring (take 2)Progressive PLP 1003; Prestige PR 7819
Ballad Medley: These Foolish Things / Everything Happens To Me / Sweet Lorraine / When It's Sleepy Time Down South-
* Progressive PLP 1003   Al Cohn Quintet - I Like Al Cohn (not released)
* Prestige PR 7819   Al Cohn - Broadway/1954
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1812-2   Al Cohn - Broadway

Al Cohn And His "Charlie's Tavern" Ensemble / The East Coast Scene

Joe Newman, trumpet; Eddie Bert, Billy Byers, trombone; Hal McKusick, Gene Quill, alto sax; Al Cohn, tenor sax; Sol Schlinger, baritone sax; Sanford Gold, piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
NYC, October 26, 1954
E4VB5854Inside OutRCA Victor LJM-1020
E4VB5855Serenade For Kathy-
E4VB5856Autumn Leaves-
* RCA Victor LJM-1020   Al Cohn And His "Charlie's Tavern" Ensemble/Shorty Rogers And His Augmented "Giants" - East Coast-West Coast Scene

Al Cohn And His Orchestra

Joe Newman, trumpet; Billy Byers, Frank Rehak, trombone; Al Cohn, Hal McKusick, Gene Quill, Sol Schlinger, sax; Sanford Gold, piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
NYC, December 22, 1954
E4VB6178MoveRCA Victor LJM-1024
E4VB6179Never Never Land-
* RCA Victor LJM-1024   Al Cohn And His Orchestra - Mr. Music

Al Cohn And His Orchestra

Joe Newman, trumpet; Billy Byers, Frank Rehak, trombone; Al Cohn, Hal McKusick, Gene Quill, Sol Schlinger, sax; Sanford Gold, piano; Jimmy Raney as Sir Osbert Haberdasher, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.: Jimmy Raney as Sir Osbert Haberdasher, guitar; replaces Bauer.
NYC, December 23, 1954
E4VB6180Count Every StarRCA Victor LJM-1024
E4VB6181Something For Lisa-
E4VB6182La Ronde-
Joe Newman, trumpet; Billy Byers, trombone; Al Cohn, Gene Quill, Sol Schlinger, sax; Sanford Gold, piano; Buddy Jones, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
E4VB6098Cabin In The Sky-
E4VB6099Breakfast With Joe-
E4VB6100This Reminds Me Of You-
E4VB6101Lullaby Of BirdlandRCA Victor LPM-1146
E4VB6190Cohn My WayRCA Victor LJM-1024
* RCA Victor LJM-1024   Al Cohn And His Orchestra - Mr. Music
* RCA Victor LPM-1146   Billy Byers/Al Cohn/Pete Jolly/Shorty Rogers-Andre Previn/Barbara Carroll/Charlie Barnet/Milt Bernhart/Ernie Wilkins/Dick Collins/Quincy Jones/Joe Newman/Tony Scott - Lullaby Of Birdland

1955 (age 30)

Al Cohn's Natural Seven

Joe Newman, trumpet; Frank Rehack, trombone; Al Cohn, tenor sax; Nat Pierce, piano; Freddie Greene, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Osie Johnson, drums, vocals.
Webster Hall, NYC, February 5, 1955
F2JB1238Count Me InRCA Victor LPM-1116
F2JB1239Pick A Dilly-
F2JB1240Doggin' Around-
F2JB1241A Kiss To Build A Dream On-
F2JB1242Jump The Blues Away-
F2JB1243A.C. Meets Osie-
F2JB12449:20 Special-
F2JB1245The Natural Thing To Do-
F2JB1246Baby Please-
F2JB1247Osie's Blues-
F2JB1248Jack's Kinda Swing-
F2JB1249Freddie's Tune-
* RCA Victor LPM-1116   Al Cohn's Natural Seven - The Natural Seven

Al Cohn And His Orchestra Featuring Joe Newman

Joe Newman, trumpet; Al Cohn, tenor sax; Sanford Gold, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Chet Amsterdam, bass; Osie Johnson, drums; with Max Hollander, Leo Kruczek, Milton Lomask, Harry Melnikoff, Seymour Miroff, Julius Schnachter, violin; Bernie Greenhouse, Lucien Schmidt, Morris Stonzek, cello; Gene Orloff, contractor, violin.
Webster Hall, NYC, May 6, 1955
F2JB3718That Old FeelingRCA Victor LPM-1207
F2JB3719Trouble Is A Man-
F2JB3720Willow Weep For Me-
F2JB3721Gone With The Wind-
* RCA Victor LPM-1207   Al Cohn And His Orchestra Featuring Joe Newman - That Old Feeling

The Jazz Workshop - Four Brass, One Tenor

Thad Jones as Bart Valve, Joe Newman, Joe Wilder, trumpet; Nick Travis, trumpet, valve trombone; Al Cohn, tenor sax; Dick Katz, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Buddy Jones, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
Webster Hall, NYC, May 9, 1955
F2JB3730Every TimeRCA Victor LPM-1161
F2JB3731Just Plain Sam-
F2JB3732Rosetta-
F2JB3733Alone Together-
* RCA Victor LPM-1161   The Jazz Workshop - Four Brass, One Tenor

Al Cohn And His Orchestra Featuring Joe Newman

Joe Newman, trumpet; Al Cohn, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Osie Johnson, drums; with Max Hollander, Harry Katzman, Leo Kruczek, Milton Lomask, Harry Lookofsky, Paul Winter, violin; Bernie Greenhouse, George Ricci, Lucien Schmidt, cello; Gene Orloff, contractor, violin.
Webster Hall, NYC, May 11, 1955
F2JB3722Azure-Te (Paris Blues)RCA Victor LPM-1207
F2JB3723I'll Take Romance-
F2JB3724I'll Be Around-
F2JB3725Sweet And Lovely-
* RCA Victor LPM-1207   Al Cohn And His Orchestra Featuring Joe Newman - That Old Feeling

Al Cohn And His Orchestra Featuring Joe Newman

Joe Newman, trumpet; Al Cohn, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Osie Johnson, drums; with Fred Buldrini, Max Hollander, Harry Katzman, Leo Kruczek, Milton Lomask, Harry Melnikoff, violin; Bernie Greenhouse, George Ricci, Lucien Schmidt, cello; Gene Orloff, contractor, violin.: with Fred Buldrini, Harry Melnikoff, violin; replaces Lookofsky, Winter.
Webster Hall, NYC, May 13, 1955
F2JB3726In A Mellow ToneRCA Victor LPM-1207
F2JB3727Soft As Spring-
F2JB3728Honey Blonde-
F2JB3729Swingin' The Blues-
* RCA Victor LPM-1207   Al Cohn And His Orchestra Featuring Joe Newman - That Old Feeling

The Jazz Workshop - Four Brass, One Tenor

Bernie Glow, Thad Jones as Bart Valve, Joe Newman, trumpet; Nick Travis, trumpet, valve trombone; Al Cohn, tenor sax; Dick Katz, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Buddy Jones, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
Webster Hall, NYC, May 14, 1955
F2JB3734A Little SongRCA Victor LPM-1161
F2JB3735The Song Is Ended-
F2JB3736Cohn Not Cohen-
F2JB3737Foggy Water-
* RCA Victor LPM-1161   The Jazz Workshop - Four Brass, One Tenor

The Jazz Workshop - Four Brass, One Tenor

Thad Jones as Bart Valve, Joe Newman, Phil Sunkel, trumpet; Nick Travis, trumpet, valve trombone; Al Cohn, tenor sax; Dick Katz, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Buddy Jones, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
Webster Hall, NYC, May 16, 1955
F2JB3738Suger CohnRCA Victor LPM-1161
F2JB3739I'm Coming Virginia-
F2JB3740Haroosh-
F2JB3741Linger A While-
* RCA Victor LPM-1161   The Jazz Workshop - Four Brass, One Tenor

The Brothers!

Al Cohn, Richie Kamuca, Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Barry Galbraith, guitar; John Beal, bass; Chuck Flores, drums.
Webster Hall, NYC, June 24, 1955
F2JB5011Blue SkiesRCA Victor LPM-1162
F2JB5012Gay Blade-
F2JB5013Rolling Stone-
F2JB5014Memories Of YouMosaic MCD-1003
F2JB5015Slightly Salty-
F2JB5016Three Of A KindRCA Victor LPM-1162
F2JB5017Pro-Ex-
F2JB5018Kim's Kaper-
* RCA Victor LPM-1162; Mosaic MCD-1003   Cohn, Perkins, Kamuca - The Brothers!

The Brothers!

Al Cohn, Richie Kamuca, Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Jimmy Raney as Sam Beethoven, guitar; John Beal, bass; Chuck Flores, drums.
Webster Hall, NYC, June 25, 1955
F2JB5019Chorus For MorrisMosaic MCD-1003
F2JB5020Hags!RCA Victor LPM-1162
F2JB5021Blixed-
F2JB5022Strange Again-
F2JB5023Cap Snapper-
F2JB5024Sioux Zan-
F2JB5025Saw BuckMosaic MCD-1003
F2JB5026The WalrusRCA Victor LPM-1162
* RCA Victor LPM-1162; Mosaic MCD-1003   Cohn, Perkins, Kamuca - The Brothers!

1956

Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Sextet

Dick Sherman, trumpet; Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Dave McKenna, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
Webster Hall, NYC, January 23, 1956
G2JB1114MediolisticRCA Victor LPM-1282
G2JB1115Sandy's Swing-
G2JB1116Crimea River-
* RCA Victor LPM-1282; RCA Bluebird 6469-2-RB   Al Cohn/Zoot Sims Sextet - From A To... Z

Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Sextet

Dick Sherman, trumpet; Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Dave McKenna, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.: same personnel.
Webster Hall, NYC, January 24, 1956
G2JB1117A New MoanRCA Victor LPM-1282
G2JB1118A Moment's Notice-
G2JB1119My Blues-
G2JB1120Sherm's Terms-
G2JB1121More Bread-
My Blues (alternate take)RCA Bluebird 6469-2-RB
More Bread (alternate take)-
Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
G2JB1122Tenor For Two Please, JackRCA Victor LPM-1282
G2JB1123Somebody Loves Me-
G2JB1124East Of The Sun (And West Of The Moon)-
G2JB1125From A To Z-
Tenor For Two Please, Jack (alternate take)RCA Bluebird 6469-2-RB
Somebody Loves Me (alternate take)-
* RCA Victor LPM-1282; RCA Bluebird 6469-2-RB   Al Cohn/Zoot Sims Sextet - From A To... Z

The Sax Section

Sam Marowitz, Gene Quill, alto sax; Al Cohn, Eddie Wasserman, tenor sax; Sol Schlinger, baritone sax; Johnny Williams, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
NYC, May 24, 1956
CO56057ShazamEpic LN 3278
CO56058Solsville-
CO56059Double Fracture-
CO56060Tears By Me Out The Heart-
* Epic LN 3278   The Jazz Workshop Under The Direction Of Al Cohn - The Sax Section

The Sax Section

Phil Bodner, Romeo Penque, alto sax; Al Cohn, Peanuts Hucko, Boomie Richman, tenor sax; Charlie O'Kane, baritone sax; Johnny Williams, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
NYC, June 5, 1956
CO56093Don't Worry 'Bout MeEpic LN 3278
CO56094Villa Rowboats-
CO56095Shutout-
CO56096While My Lady Sleeps-
* Epic LN 3278   The Jazz Workshop Under The Direction Of Al Cohn - The Sax Section

The Sax Section

Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, Eddie Wasserman, tenor sax; Sol Schlinger, baritone sax; Hank Jones, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Don Lamond, drums.
NYC, June 28, 1956
CO56269Shorty GeorgeEpic LN 3278
CO56270The Return Of The Red HeadEpic LN 3278, LA 16001
CO56271Blues For The High BrowEpic LN 3278
CO56272The Mellow Side-
* Epic LN 3278   The Jazz Workshop Under The Direction Of Al Cohn - The Sax Section
* Epic LA 16001, BA 17001   Various Artists - Jazz Scene 2

Al Cohn Quintet

Frank Rehak, trombone; Al Cohn, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
Webster Hall, NYC, September 29, 1956
We ThreeDawn DLP 1110
IdahoDawn DLP 1110, DLP 1123
The Things I LoveDawn DLP 1110
Singing The Blues-
Be Loose-
When Day Is Done-
Good Old Blues-
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise-
Abstract Of You-
Blue Lou-
same session.
Them There EyesJazztone (Eu) J-1245
* Dawn DLP 1110   Al Cohn - Cohn On The Saxophone
* Dawn DLP 1123   Various Artists - Critics' Choice
* Jazztone (Eu) J-1245   Various Artists - Modern Jazz Festival
= Jazztone (F) J-1245   Various Artists - Festival Du Jazz Moderne

The Al Cohn Quintet Featuring Bobby Brookmeyer

Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Al Cohn, tenor sax; Mose Allison, piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Nick Stabulas, drums.
NYC, December 4, 1956
101060S-H-I-N-ECoral CRL 57118
101061The Lady Is A Tramp-
101062So Far So Good-
101063A Blues Serenade-
101064Chlo-E (Song Of The Swamp)-
101065Good Spirits-
* Coral CRL 57118   The Al Cohn Quintet Featuring Bobby Brookmeyer

The Al Cohn Quintet Featuring Bobby Brookmeyer

Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Al Cohn, tenor sax; Mose Allison, piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Nick Stabulas, drums.: same personnel.
NYC, December 5, 1956
101066WinterCoral CRL 57118
101067Lazy Man Stomp-
101068I Should Care-
101069Bunny Hunch-
101070Back To Back-
101071Ill Wind (You're Blowin' Me No Good)-
* Coral CRL 57118   The Al Cohn Quintet Featuring Bobby Brookmeyer

1957

Al Cohn Quintet Featuring Zoot Sims

Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Mose Allison, piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Nick Stabulas, drums.
NYC, March 27, 1957
102100You're A Lucky GuyCoral CRL 57171
102101Halley's Comet-
102102Chasing The Blues-
102103Two Funky People-
102104The Wailing Boat-
102105Brandy And Beer-
102106Gone With The WindCoral CRL 57149
102107Just You, Just MeCoral CRL 57171
102108It's A Wonderful World-
* Coral CRL 57171   Al Cohn Quintet Featuring Zoot Sims - Al And Zoot
* Coral CRL 57149   Various Artists - Jazz Cornucopia

The Zoot Sims - Al Cohn Septet

Nick Travis, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Al Cohn, baritone sax; Elliot Lawrence, piano, leader; Milt Hinton, bass; Osie Johnson, drums; Bill Elton, arranger.
circa 1957-1958
I Get Along Without You Very WellJass Records JASS TWELVE
Old Rockin' Chair-
Skylark-
The Nearness Of You-
Georgia On My Mind-
Up A Lazy River-
Two Sleepy People-
Stardust-
* Jass Records JASS TWELVE   The Zoot Sims/Al Cohn Septet - Happy Over Hoagy
= Jass Records J-CD-5   The Zoot Sims/Al Cohn Septet - Happy Over Hoagy / Charlie Shavers/Sam "The Man" Taylor/Urbie Green - We Dig Cole!

1959

Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Quintet And Phil Woods

Phil Woods, alto sax #3,4; Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Mose Allison, piano; Nabil Totah, bass; Paul Motian, drums.
"Half Note", NYC, February 6 & 7, 1959
1.Lover Come Back To MeUnited Artists UAL 4040
2.It Had To Be You-
3.Wee Dot-
4.After You've Gone-
* United Artists UAL 4040, UAS 5040; Blue Note CDP 7243 4 94105 2 7   Zoot Sims, Al Cohn, Phil Woods - Jazz Alive! A Night At The Half Note

1960

Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Quintet

Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Mose Allison, piano; Bill Crow, bass; Nick Stabulas, drums.
broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, March 4, 1960
Halley's CometChazzer 2004; Marshmallow (J) MMEX-160-CD
Ah-More (as Ah-Moore)-
Gone With The Wind-
Just You, Just Me-
Jumpin' With Symphony SidChazzer 2004
* Chazzer 2004   The Vibes Are On Sonny Stitt-Gene Ammons/Al Cohn-Zoot Sims
* Marshmallow (J) MMEX-160-CD   Zoot Sims - At Birdland

Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Quintet

Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, tenor sax #1-6,8-10, clarinet #7; Mose Allison, piano; Major Holley, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
Fine Recording, NYC, June 1 & 3, 1960
1. 20110The NoteMercury MG 20606
2. 20111You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To-
3. 20112A Pair Of Deucesunissued
4. 20113You 'N MeMercury MG 20606
5. 20114On The Alamo-
6. 20115The Opener-
7. 20116Angel Eyes-
8. 20117Awful Lonely-
9. 20118Love For Sale-
10. 20119Improvisation For Unaccompanied Saxophones-
* Mercury MG 20606, SR 60606; Universal (J) UCCM-9121   Al Cohn-Zoot Sims Quintet - You 'N Me

Al Cohn And His Orchestra

Bernie Glow, Jimmy Maxwell, Clark Terry, Nick Travis, trumpet; Urbie Green, Dick Hixson, Frank Rehak, trombone; Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; John Barrows, Jim Buffington, French horn; Ed Caine, Gene Quill, alto sax; Romeo Penque, Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Sol Schlinger, baritone sax; Hank Jones, piano; Mundell Lowe, guitar; Buddy Clark, George Duvivier, bass; Jimmy Cobb, Louis Hayes, Don Lamond, Mel Lewis, Charlie Persip, drums; Al Cohn, conductor.
Webster Hall, NYC, August 24, 1960
L2PB3830First Movement: Son Of A DrumRCA Victor LPM-2312
L2PB3831Second Movement: Brushmanship-
L2PB3832Third Movement: Dr. Skin And Mr. Hide-
* RCA Victor LPM-2312   Al Cohn And His Orchestra - Son Of Drum Suite

Al Cohn And His Orchestra

Bernie Glow, Jimmy Maxwell, Clark Terry, Nick Travis, trumpet; Urbie Green, Dick Hixson, Frank Rehak, trombone; Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; John Barrows, Jim Buffington, French horn; Ed Caine, Gene Quill, alto sax; Romeo Penque, Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Sol Schlinger, baritone sax; Hank Jones, piano; Mundell Lowe, guitar; Buddy Clark, George Duvivier, bass; Jimmy Cobb, Gus Johnson, Don Lamond, Mel Lewis, Charlie Persip, drums; Al Cohn, conductor.: Gus Johnson, drums; replaces Hayes.
Webster Hall, NYC, August 26, 1960
L2PB3833Fourth Movement: Five Drums In Four-Four TimeRCA Victor LPM-2312
L2PB3834Fifth Movement: Drums Loco-
L2PB3835Sixth Movement: Drum Smoke-
* RCA Victor LPM-2312   Al Cohn And His Orchestra - Son Of Drum Suite

1961

Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Quintet

Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, tenor sax; with Mose Allison as "Old Grand Happy", piano; Bill Crow, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; and featuring Cecil "Kid Haffey" Collier, vocals #2,3,7.
Philadelphia, PA, February, 1961
1.P-TownFred Miles Presents FM 1
2.I Like It Like That-
3.Sweet Lorraine-
4.Autumn Leaves-
5.The Thing-
6.I'm Tellin' Ya-
7.Nagasaki-
8.Morning Fun-
* Fred Miles Presents FM 1   Zoot Sims And Al Cohn - Either Way
= Zim ZMS 2002   Al Cohn And Zoot Sims - Either Way

1962

Al Cohn And His Orchestra

Marky Markowitz, Jimmy Maxwell, trumpet; Willie Dennis, trombone; Jerry Dodgion, alto sax, flute; Phil Woods, alto sax, clarinet; Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Gene Allen, baritone sax; Eddie Costa, piano; Bill Crow, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; Al Cohn, arranger, conductor.
NYC, July 12, 1962
Mission To MoscowColpix CP 433
The Sochi Boatmen-
Midnight In Moscow-
Let's Dance-
Russian Lullaby-
Red, White And Blue Eyes-
* Colpix CP 433, SCP 433   Various Artists - Jazz Mission To Moscow

1963

Al Cohn Octet

Art Farmer, flugelhorn; Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Phil Woods, alto sax; Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Nick Brignola, baritone sax; John Bunch, piano; Bill Crow, bass; Walter Perkins, drums; Al Cohn, leader, arranger.
NYC, probably May 2-18, 1963
BelieveNo Label (US) RKO 131542
Madrigal #1-
Madrigal New York-
Nyet (You Will Say No)-
* No Label (US) RKO 131542   Various Artists - Jazz At Liberty - American Musicians Play Soviet Originals Over Radio Liberty

1965 (age 40)

Al Cohn - Zoot Sims - Richie Kamuca Sextet

Al Cohn, Richie Kamuca, Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Dave Frishberg, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.
broadcast, "The Half Note", NYC, October 29, 1965
BroadwayPumpkin Productions 108; Philology (It) W 41.2
Tickle Toe-
* Pumpkin Productions 108   Zoot Sims - Suitably Zoot
* Philology (It) W 41.2   Various Artists - Directly From The Half Note

Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Septet

Peter King, alto, tenor sax; Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Jackie Sharpe, tenor, baritone sax; Stan Tracey, piano; Rick Laird, bass; Jackie Dougan, drums.
London, England, December, 1965
ShoftWorld Record Club (E) TP 714
Haunted Jazzclub-
Zoot's Tune-
Cockle Row-
Pete's Tune No. 1-
Flaming June-
Mr. George-
Pete's Tune No. 2-
* World Record Club (E) TP 714; World Record Club (E) STP 714   Al Cohn, Zoot Sims - Al And Zoot In London

1968

Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Quintet

Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Dave Frishberg, piano; Victor Sproles, bass; Donald McDonald, drums.
"The Left Bank Jazz Society", "Famous Ballroom", Baltimore, MD, October 27, 1968
Tickle ToeLabel M 495716
Mr. George-
Medley: These Foolish Things / Willow Weep For Me-
John's Bunch-
Blue Hodge-
Expense Account-
Come Rain Or Come Shine-
Recado Bossa Nova-
* Label M 495716   Al Cohn, Zoot Sims - Easy As Pie - Live At The West Bank

1973

Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Quintet

Al Cohn, tenor sax; Zoot Sims, tenor, soprano sax; Jaki Byard, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.
Mediasound, NYC, March 23, 1973
Doodle OodleMuse MR 5016
Emily-
Samba Medley: Recado Bossa Nova / The Girl From Ipanema / One Note Samba-
Mama Flosie-
Body And Soul-
Jean-
Blue Hodge-
* Muse MR 5016, MR 5356, MCD 5356; 32 Jazz 32017   Al Cohn & Zoot Sims - Body And Soul

1974

Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Quintet

Al Cohn, tenor sax; Zoot Sims, tenor, soprano sax; Horace Parlan, piano; Hugo Rasmussen, bass; Svend-Erik Norregaard, drums.
Stockholm, Sweden, November 25, 1974
Stockholm - L.A.Sonet (E) SNTF-684, (Swd) JUB-5
My Funny ValentineSonet (E) SNTF-684
Yardbird Suite-
Motoring Along-
Fallin'-
What The World Needs Now-
* Sonet (E) SNTF-684, (E) SNTCD-684   Al Cohn & Zoot Sims - Motoring Along
* Sonet (Swd) JUB-5   Various Artists - Sonets Jubileums-Serie 5 - Jazz 1973-76

1975 (age 50)

Al Cohn Quartet

Al Cohn, tenor sax; Barry Harris, piano; Larry Ridley, bass; Alan Dawson, drums.
NYC, June 19, 1975
You're My EverythingXanadu 110
Lover-
Play It Now-
Irresistible You-
Georgia On My Mind-
It's Sand Man-
* Xanadu 110   Al Cohn - Play It Now
= Xanadu FDC 5171   The Complete Al Cohn/Barry Harris Quartets, Vol. 1 - Play It Now

1976

True Blue

Blue Mitchell, Sam Noto, trumpet; Al Cohn, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Barry Harris, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.
NYC, October 22, 1976
Lady BirdXanadu 136
How Deep Is The Ocean-
True Blue-
* Xanadu 136   Al Cohn, Dexter Gordon, Barry Harris, Louis Hayes, Sam Jones, Blue Mitchell, Sam Noto - True Blue

Silver Blue

Blue Mitchell, Sam Noto, trumpet; Al Cohn, Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Barry Harris, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.: same session.
NYC, October 22, 1976
On The TrailXanadu 137
Allen's Alley-
Silver's Blue-
* Xanadu 137   Al Cohn, Dexter Gordon, Barry Harris, Louis Hayes, Sam Jones, Blue Mitchell, Sam Noto - Silver Blue

Al Cohn Quartet

Al Cohn, tenor sax; Barry Harris, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Leroy Williams, drums.
NYC, December 6, 1976
America The BeautifulXanadu 138, FDC 5172
Night And Day-
My Shining Hour-
BrightXanadu 138, FDC 5171
Skylark-
Woody 'N' You-
Comin' In Home-
* Xanadu 138   Al Cohn's America
* Xanadu FDC 5172   The Complete Al Cohn/Barry Harris Quartets, Vol. 2 - No Problem
* Xanadu FDC 5171   The Complete Al Cohn/Barry Harris Quartets, Vol. 1 - Play It Now

1977

Al Cohn - Jimmy Rowles Duo

Al Cohn, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano.
NYC, March 15, 1977
Them There EyesXanadu 145
Sweet And Lovely-
I Hadn't Anyone Till You-
Taking A Chance On Love-
These Foolish Things-
Bar Talk-
For All We KnowXanadu XCD 1234
* Xanadu 145, XCD 1234   Al Cohn And Jimmy Rowles - Heavy Love

1979

Al Cohn Quartet

Al Cohn, tenor sax; Barry Harris, piano; Steve Gilmore, bass; Walter Bolden, drums.
NYC, December 18, 1979
FredXanadu 179
Danielle-
All The Things You Are-
Zoot Case-
Sophisticated Lady-
Mood Indigo-
Three Little Words-
* Xanadu 179   Al Cohn - No Problem
= Xanadu FDC 5172   The Complete Al Cohn/Barry Harris Quartets, Vol. 2 - No Problem

1981

Al Cohn Quartet

Al Cohn, tenor sax; Lou Levy, piano; Monty Budwig, bass; Jake Hanna, drums.
United-Western Studios, Los Angeles, CA, April, 1981
Take FourConcord Jazz CJ-155
Unless It's You-
El Cajon-
Raincheck-
Mr. George-
The Girl From Ipanema-
This Is New-
Blue Hodge-
Expense AccountConcord Jazz CCD-4155
* Concord Jazz CJ-155, CCD-4155   Al Cohn - Nonpareil

Tour De Force

Al Cohn, Scott Hamilton, Buddy Tate, tenor sax; Dave McKenna, piano; Cal Collins, guitar; Bob Maize, bass; Jake Hanna, drums.
"Toranomon Hall", Tokyo, Japan, August, 1981
Blues Up And DownConcord Jazz CJ-172, CCD-4172
Tickle Toe-
Let's Get Away From It AllConcord Jazz CJ-172
Soft WindsConcord Jazz CJ-172, CCD-4172
Stella By Starlight-
IfConcord Jazz CJ-172
same session.
BroadwayConcord Jazz CJ-172, CCD-4172
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me-
Jumpin' At The Woodside-
Bernie's Tune-
Rifftide-
* Concord Jazz CJ-172   Al Cohn, Scott Hamilton, Buddy Tate - Tour De Force
* Concord Jazz CCD-4172   Al Cohn, Scott Hamilton, Buddy Tate - Tour De Force

1982

Al Cohn Quartet

Al Cohn, tenor sax; Dan Wall, piano; Neal Starkey, bass; Brian Childers, drums.
"e.j.'s", Atlanta, GA, March 4, 1982
You Stepped Out Of A DreamLive At e.j.'s (Portuguese) JLR 103.606
Woody's Lament-
America, The Beautiful-
Lover Man-
Skylark-
What Is This Thing Called Love-
Tune-
same session.
I Love You-
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me-
Fred-
Sophisticated Lady-
Danielle-
The Girl From Ipanema-
Tickle Toe-
Tune-
* Live At e.j.'s (Portuguese) JLR 103.606   Al Cohn - Skylark

Al Cohn Quintet

Al Cohn, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Joe Cohn, guitar; George Duvivier, bass; Akira Tana, drums.
Soundmixers, NYC, April, 1982
P-TownConcord Jazz CJ-194
Woody's Lament-
High On You-
I Love You-
Vignette-
Pensive-
I Don't Want Anybody At All-
Let"s Be Buddies-
* Concord Jazz CJ-194, CCD-4194   Al Cohn - Overtones

Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Quintet

Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Claes Crona, piano; Palle Danielsson, bass; Petur "Island" Ostlund, drums.
Stockholm, Sweden, June 8, 1982
Exactly Like YouGazell (Swd) GJCD 1021
Zoot Case-
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me-
The Girl From Ipanema-
Emily-
Exactly Like You-
After You've Gone-
* Gazell (Swd) GJCD 1021; Sonet (E) SNTCD-1044   Zoot Sims, Al Cohn - Zoot Case

1983

Al Cohn Quartet

Al Cohn, tenor sax; Herb Ellis, guitar; Monty Budwig, bass; Jimmie Smith, drums.
Ocean Way Recording, Los Angeles, CA, November, 1983
Russian LullabyConcord Jazz CJ-241
When Your Lover Has Gone-
O Grande Amor-
You Say You Care-
I Want To Be Happy-
Embraceable You-
I Remember You-
When Day Is Done-
* Concord Jazz CJ-241, CCD-4241   Al Cohn - Standards Of Excellence

1985 (age 60)

Al Cohn Quintet

Carl Fontana, trombone; Al Cohn, tenor sax; Richard Wyands, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Akira Tana, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 5 & 6, 1985
Winter WonderlandUptown UPCD 27.33
* Uptown UPCD 27.33   Various Artists - An Uptown Christmas

1987

Al Cohn Quartet

Al Cohn, tenor sax; Rein De Graaff, piano; Koos Serierse, bass; Eric Ineke, drums.
Studio 44, Monster, Netherlands, June 6, 1987
Speak LowTimeless (Du) SJP 259
Blue Monk-
Hot House-
The Thing-
We'll Be Together Again-
Rifftide-
Do Nothing Till You're TrueTimeless (Du) CD SJP 259
Secret Love-
* Timeless (Du) SJP 259, CD SJP 259   Al Cohn - Rifftide