Al Foster Catalog

1975 (age 31)

Al Foster - The Night Of The Wolf, Part I & II  (Roulette R-7162)

Al Foster, drums; Ivano Alberto Fossati, Oscar Prudente, composer.

Italy, released 1975

20360-SThe Night Of The Wolf, Part I
20361-SThe Night Of The Wolf, Part II

Al Foster - The Night Of The Wolf (long&short version)  (Roulette R-7162 (DJ))

Al Foster, drums; Ivano Alberto Fossati, Oscar Prudente, composer.: same session.

Italy, released 1975

20360-SThe Night Of The Wolf (long version)
20361-SThe Night Of The Wolf (short version)

1978

Al Foster - Mixed Roots  (CBS/Sony (J) 25AP-896)

Bob Mintzer, soprano sax; Mike Brecker, tenor sax; Masabumi Kikuchi, piano; Paul Metzke, guitar; Jeff Berlin, bass; Al Foster, drums.

CBS Studios, NYC, 1978

Mixed Roots

same session.

Ya'Damn Right

Jim Clouse, flute; Mike Brecker, soprano sax; Masabumi Kikuchi, piano; Paul Metzke, guitar; T.M. Stevens, bass; Al Foster, drums.

Pauletta

Mike Brecker, tenor sax; Masabumi Kikuchi, piano; T.M. Stevens, bass; Al Foster, drums, piano.

Double Stuff

Sam Morrison, soprano sax; Jim Clouse, alto sax; Mike Brecker, tenor sax; Masabumi Kikuchi, piano; Paul Metzke, guitar; T.M. Stevens, bass; Al Foster, drums.

Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde

Mike Brecker, Sam Morrison, soprano sax; Masabumi Kikuchi, piano; Paul Metzke, guitar; T.M. Stevens, bass; Al Foster, drums.

El Cielo Verde

Mike Brecker, tenor sax; Teo Macero, piano; Paul Metzke, guitar; Ron McClure, bass; Al Foster, drums.

Soft Distant

** also released on Laurie LES 6002; Sony (J) SRCS-9389, SICJ-164.

1979

Midnight Diggers - Parky Morning  (Victor (J) SJX-20138)

Hajime Ohno, Kunihiko Sugano, piano, electric piano; Eizo Honda, bass; Al Foster, drums.

Sound City Studio, 1st Studio, Tokyo, Japan, February 7, 1979

Lady Bird
Don't Blame Me
I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart (mistitled as I Left A Song Go Out Of My Heart)
Menina Moca
Give Me The Simple Life
What Is This Thing Called Love (mistitled as What Is Thing Called Love)
Parky Morning
Barbados

Al Foster - Mr. Foster  (Better Days (J) YX-7599-ND)

Hubert Eaves, electric piano; Shiro Mori, Minimoog; Hiram Bullock, solo electric guitar, rhythm electric guitar; T.M. Stevens, electric bass; Al Foster, drums, synthesizer drums, vocals; Cheryl Alexander, Yvonne Lewis, Ullanda McCullough, vocals; Harry Lookofsky, Gene Orloff, violin.

A&R Studios, NYC, August 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16 & 22, 1979

I've Been Blessed

Tom Harrell, trumpet; Bob Berg, tenor sax; Hubert Eaves, acoustic, electric piano; Onaje Allan Gumbs, solo Minimoog; Shiro Mori, solo electric guitar, melody synthesizer; Hiram Bullock, rhythm guitar; T.M. Stevens, electric bass; Al Foster, drums.

Whatsoever

Harold Vick, tenor sax; Onaje Allan Gumbs, acoustic piano, synthesizer bass, string synthesizer; Hubert Eaves, electric piano; Hiram Bullock, electric guitar; T.M. Stevens, bass; Al Foster, drums; Sammy Figueroa, percussion; Cheryl Alexander, Yvonne Lewis, Ullanda McCullough, vocals; Onaje, Al, Carmen, Charlie, Georgi, Hubert, Tsutomu and Yagi, handclaps.

She Is The Greatest Dancer

Bob Mintzer, flute; Hubert Eaves, electric piano; Shiro Mori, acoustic guitar, synthesizer; Ron Carter, bass; Al Foster, drums, vocals; Harry Lookofsky, Gene Orloff, violin; Jesse Levy, cello.

To My Lady

Bill Ohashi, Sal Randazzo, trombone; Dave Liebman, soprano sax; Shiro Mori, acoustic, electric guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Al Foster, drums; Sammy Figueroa, percussion.

Mr. Foster

Shiro Mori, acoustic guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Al Foster, drums, vocals; Sammy Figueroa, toys; Carmen Barnes, vocals; Harry Lookofsky, Gene Orloff, violin; Jesse Levy, cello.

Just Before Dawn

Hubert Eaves, electric, acoustic piano, string synthesizer; Shiro Mori, acoustic guitar; Hiram Bullock, electric guitar; T.M. Stevens, electric bass; Al Foster, drums.

Love Eyes

1996 (age 52)

Al Foster - Brandyn  (Laika Records (G) 3510083.2)

Chris Potter, sax; Dave Kikoski, piano; Doug Weiss, bass; Al Foster, drums.

Studio 44, Monster, Netherlands, October 14, 1996

The Chief
Brandyn
Monk Up And Down
Barney Rose
Amsterdam Blues
Hope
No Title
Black Nile

2007 (age 63)

Al Foster Quartet - Love, Peace And Jazz!  (Jazz Eyes (It) 004)

Eli Degibri, sax; Kevin Hays, piano; Douglas Weiss, double bass; Al Foster, drums.

"Village Vanguard", NYC, April 27 & 28, 2007

The Chief
ESP
Blue In Green
Peter's Mood
Brandyn
Fungii Mama

** also released on diskunion (J) DUJ-034.

Al Foster Quintet - The Paris Concert - New Morning  (inakustik INAK 6467 DVD)

Eddie Henderson, trumpet; Eli Degibri, sax; George Colligan, Aaron Goldberg, piano; Doug Weiss, bass; Al Foster, drums.

"New Morning", Paris, France, July 25, 2007

So What
So Near So Far
Shed
Missing Miles
Cantaloupe Island
Alyosius
Peter's Mood
The Chief
Tune Up
Jean-Pierre