Allen Eager Discography

1946 (age 19)

Allen Eager Quartet

Allen Eager, tenor sax; Ed Finckel, piano; Bob Carter, bass; Max Roach, drums.
NYC, March 22, 1946
S59000RampageSavoy 611, MG 9015, SJL 2210
S59001Vot's DotSavoy 621, MG 9015, SJL 2210
S59002Booby HatchSavoy 611, MG 9015, SJL 2210
S59003Symphony Sid's Idea (as Zadah)Savoy 909, MG 15044, SJL 2210
* Savoy SJL 2210   Various Artists - Brothers And Other Mothers: The Savoy Sessions
* Savoy MG 9015   Allen Eager - New Trends Of Jazz, Volume 2
* Savoy MG 15044   Tenor Sax Solos By Allen Eager
* Savoy 611, 924   Allen Eager - Rampage / Booby Hatch
* Savoy 621   Allen Eager - Vot's Dot / Don Byas - September In The Rain
* Savoy 909   Stan Getz - And The Angels Swing / Allen Eager - Symphony Sid's Idea

1947 (age 20)

Allen Eager With The Be Bop Boys

Allen Eager, tenor sax; Terry Gibbs, vibes; Duke Jordan, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Max Roach, drums.
NYC, July 15, 1947
S3432All Night, All FranticSavoy 948, MG 15044, SJL 2210
S3433Donald JaySavoy 908, MG 9025, MG 15044, SJL 2210
S3434MeeskiteSavoy 908, MG 9015, SJL 2210
S3435And That's For SureSavoy 948, MG 15044, SJL 2210
* Savoy SJL 2210   Various Artists - Brothers And Other Mothers: The Savoy Sessions
* Savoy MG 15044   Tenor Sax Solos By Allen Eager
* Savoy MG 9025   Various Artists - The Birth Of Bop, Volume 4
* Savoy MG 9015   Allen Eager - New Trends Of Jazz, Volume 2
* Savoy 948   Allen Eager - All Night, All Frantic / And That's For Sure
* Savoy 908   Allen Eager - Donald Jay / Meeskite

Allen Eager Quintet

Doug Mettome, trumpet; Allen Eager, tenor sax; George Wallington, piano; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Stan Levey, drums.
NYC, November 6, 1947
S3469-2Nightmare AllenSavoy SJL 2236
S3469-5-Savoy 958, MG 9015, SJL 2236
S3470-3ChurchmouseSavoy SJL 2236
S3470-4-Savoy 958, MG 9023, MG 15044, SJL 2236
S3471-4Jane's BounceSavoy SJL 2236
S3471-5-Savoy 932, MG 9015, SJL 2236
S3472-3UnmeditatedSavoy SJL 2236
S3472-4-Savoy MG 9026, MG 15044, SJL 2236
* Savoy SJL 2236   Various Artists - Brothers And Other Mothers, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 9015   Allen Eager - New Trends Of Jazz, Volume 2
* Savoy MG 9023   Various Artists - The Birth Of Bop, Volume 2
* Savoy MG 15044   Tenor Sax Solos By Allen Eager
* Savoy MG 9026   Various Artists - The Birth Of Bop, Volume 5
* Savoy 958   Allen Eager - Nightmare Allen / Churchmouse
* Savoy 932   Allen Eager - Jane's Bounce / Stan Getz - Don't Worry 'Bout Me

1948

Allen Eager Quartette

Allen Eager, tenor sax; Al Haig, piano; Clyde Lombardi, bass; Charlie Perry, drums.
NYC, fall 1948
4028Pogo StickJax 5006; Spotlite (E) SPJ 140
4029 | J-200Alley Talk (as Bowtie)Jax 5006; Sittin' In With 541; Spotlite (E) SPJ 140
4030The Way You Look TonightJax 5009; Spotlite (E) SPJ 140; IAJRC 15
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 140   Al Haig Meets The Master Saxes, Vol. 2
* IAJRC 15   Various Artists - Battle Of Tenor Saxes
* Jax 5006   Allen Eager - Pogo Stick / Alley Talk
* Sittin' In With 541   Al Haig - Bowtie / In A Little Spanish Town
* Jax 5009   Allen Eager - The Way You Look Tonight / Static

1951

Allen Eager With Terry Gibbs All Stars

Fats Ford, trumpet; Don Elliott, mellophone; Allen Eager, Phil Urso, tenor sax; Terry Gibbs, vibes; Harry Biss, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Sid Bulkin, drums.
"Birdland", NYC, October 6, 1951
Theme (Jumpin' With Symphony Sid)Marshmallow (J) MMLP-102
Perdido-
Tiny's Blues-
* Marshmallow (J) MMLP-102, MMEX-117-LP, MMEX-117-CD   Swingin' With Allen Eager

Allen Eager With Terry Gibbs All Stars

Fats Ford, trumpet; Don Elliott, mellophone; Allen Eager, Phil Urso, tenor sax; Terry Gibbs, vibes; Harry Biss, piano; Mundell Lowe, guitar; Gene Ramey, bass; Sid Bulkin, drums.
"Birdland", NYC, October 13, 1951
Theme (Jumpin' With Symphony Sid)Marshmallow (J) MMLP-102
Now's The Time-
What's New-
Perdido-
* Marshmallow (J) MMLP-102, MMEX-117-LP, MMEX-117-CD   Swingin' With Allen Eager

1953

Allen Eager - Howard McGhee Quintet

Howard McGhee, trumpet; Allen Eager, tenor sax; Spaulding Givens, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Walter Bolden, drums.
"Birdland", NYC, September 19, 1953
Theme (Lullaby Of Birdland)Marshmallow (J) MMLP-102
Bernie's Tune-
I Can't Get Started-
How High The Moon-
Theme (Lullaby Of Birdland)-
* Marshmallow (J) MMLP-102, MMEX-117-LP, MMEX-117-CD   Swingin' With Allen Eager

1982 (age 55)

Allen Eager Quartet

Allen Eager, tenor sax; Hod O'Brien, piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Jimmy Wormworth, drums.
Soundtek Studios, NYC, March 25, 1982
Just You, Just MeUptown UP 27.09
For All We Know-
Room Service Blues-
Equinox-
I Should Care-
Ladybird-
* Uptown UP 27.09   Allen Eager - Renaissance