Alvin Queen Catalog

1980 (age 30)

Alvin Queen - In Europe   Nilva Records (Swi) NQ 3401   1980

Fred Smith, trumpet, flugelhorn; Maurice Magnoni, tenor sax; Francois Lindemann, piano; Jean-Yves Petiot, bass; Alvin Queen, drums.

Radio Suisse Romande, Lausanne, Switzerland, February 8, 1980

64 Fillette
New Rag
Short Theme
Up Number 2

1981

Alvin Queen - Ashanti.   Nilva Records (Swi) NQ 3402   1981

Dusko Goykovich, trumpet, flugelhorn; James Spaulding, alto sax, flute; Billy Saxton, tenor sax; John Hicks, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Alvin Queen, drums, percussion.

Minot Sound, White Plains, NY, August 18, 1981

One For Booker
Ashanti
From Way Back
Song Of Courage
Queen's Final Touch
Naima's Love Song

** also released on Alvin Queen, Bill Saxton - Ashanti, Divox (Swi) CDX 48703 in 1987; ANF Corporation (J) ANF-6001 in 1988.

1982

Alvin Queen - Glidin' And Stridin'   Nilva Records (Swi) NQ 3403   1982

Junior Mance, piano; Martin Rivera, bass; Alvin Queen, drums.

Minot Sound, White Plains, NY, July 29, 1982

Gridin' And Stridin'
Here And There
Funky Carnival
Snap Crackle And Pop
Watch What Happens

1983

Alvin Queen & Dusko Goykovich - A Day In Holland   Nilva Records (Swi) NQ 3407   1983

Dusko Goykovich, trumpet, flugelhorn; Sal Nistico, tenor sax; Cees Slinger, piano; Fred Pronk, bass; Alvin Queen, drums.

Studio 44, Monster, Holland, March 23, 1983

Mister Queen
In The Sign Of Libra
Professor Sam
Downtown Talk
Growing Up
On The Case

** also released on Sound Hills (J) SSCD-8057 in 1994.

Alvin Queen & Dusko Goykovich - A Day In Holland   Sound Hills (J) SSCD-8057   1994

Dusko Goykovich, trumpet, flugelhorn; Sal Nistico, tenor sax; Cees Slinger, piano; Fred Pronk, bass; Alvin Queen, drums.: same session.

Studio 44, Monster, Holland, March 23, 1983

Soul Connection

** originally released on Nilva Records (Swi) NQ 3407 in 1983 + 1 bonus track.

1985

Alvin Queen   Plainisphare (Swi) PL 1267-23   1986

Steve Gut, trumpet, flugelhorn; Mike Krstic, piano; Michael Blam, bass; Alvin Queen, drums; introducing: RTB Big Band, #1,5.

Radio-Television Belgarde Studio 6, Yugoslavia, April 12 and 13, 1985

1.On The Road
2.Angel Eyes
3.Minor Mood
4.It Could Happen To You
5.Blues For Mr. Tee-Dee-Boom
6.What Is This Thing Called Love
7.Another Wierd Blues
8.Stella By Star Light

Alvin Queen/Lonnie Smith Feat. Melvin Sparks - Lenox And Seventh   Black And Blue (F) 33.178   1985

Lonnie Smith, organ; Melvin Sparks, guitar; Alvin Queen, drums.

Sysmo Studio, Paris, France, May 28, 1985

L.S. Blues
Slightly Monkish
Oleo
Minor Chant
There Is No Greater Love
Billie's Bounce
Who Can I Turn To?

** also released on Alvin Queen/Lonnie Smith - Lenox And Seventh - The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions, Black And Blue (F) BB 928.2 in 2000.

Alvin Queen/Lonnie Smith - Lenox And Seventh - The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions   Black And Blue (F) BB 928.2   2000

Lonnie Smith, organ; Melvin Sparks, guitar; Alvin Queen, drums.: same session.

Sysmo Studio, Paris, France, May 28, 1985

Chopsticks

** originally released on Alvin Queen/Lonnie Smith Feat. Melvin Sparks - Lenox And Seventh, Black And Blue (F) 33.178 in 1985 + 1 bonus track.

Alvin Queen - Jammin' Uptown   Nilva Records (Swi) NQ 3413   1985

Terence Blanchard, trumpet; Robin Eubanks, trombone; Manny Boyd, tenor, alto, soprano sax; John Hicks, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Alvin Queen, drums.

Minot Sound, White Plains, NY, August 24 and 25, 1985

Mind Wine
Resolution Of Love
Hassan
Europia
Jammin' Uptown
After Liberation

** also released on Just A Memory (Canadian) JAM 9164-2 in 2008.

Alvin Queen - Jammin' Uptown   Just A Memory (Canadian) JAM 9164-2   2008

Terence Blanchard, trumpet; Robin Eubanks, trombone; Manny Boyd, tenor, alto, soprano sax; John Hicks, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Alvin Queen, drums.: same session.

Minot Sound, White Plains, NY, August 24 and 25, 1985

Hear Me Drummin'

** originally released on Nilva Records (Swi) NQ 3413 in 1985 + 1 bonus track.

1992 (age 42)

Alvin Queen Quintet - I'm Back   Nilva Records (Swi) CD NQ-3421   1992

Fabio Morgera, trumpet, flugelhorn; Amadou Diallo, tenor sax; James Weidman, piano; Fred Hunter, bass; Alvin Queen, drums.

Easy Sound Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 24, 1992

The Queen
My Romance
Sketch (drum solo)
Much Elvin And Max
Needed Space
Slammin'
Evolution Of The Drum
Beloved
Steppin'
Remo's Swift Heads
Kurt & John

1998

Alvin Queen And Stepko Gut - Nishville   Moju Music (Swi) MOJU 003   1998?

Stepko Gut, trumpet, flugelhorn; Peter Mihelich, piano; Reggie Johnson, bass; Alvin Queen, drums; Willie Kotoun, percussion; RTS Big Band.

RTS Radio And Television Studio Beograd, Yugoslavia, February 27-March 4, 1998

Nishville
The Nearness Of You
Michaela
Cvece
Spitt [sic] It Out
Nesi Go Prodavaj
Born To Be Blue
Little Jazz
One For Les
Balcano Blues

2005 (age 55)

Alvin Queen - I Ain't Looking At You   Enja (G) ENJ-9501 2   2006

Terell Stafford, trumpet, flugelhorn; Jesse Davis, alto sax; Mike LeDonne, Hammond B-3 organ; Peter Bernstein, guitar; Alvin Queen, drums.

Rosazul Studios, Barcelona, Spain, June 9, 2005

There's Blues Everywhere
Seven Steps To Heaven
Contemplation
Queen's Beat
I Ain't Looking At You
Shirley's Song
Old Folks
Nutville
Mellow Soul

** also released on Justin Time (Canadian) JENJ 3329-2 in 2007.

2008

Alvin Queen - Mighty Long Way   Enja (G) ENJ-9522 2   2009

Terell Stafford, trumpet, flugelhorn; Jesse Davis, alto sax; Mike LeDonne, Hammond B-3 organ; Peter Bernstein, guitar; Alvin Queen, drums; Neil Clark, conga drums, percussion; Elias Bailey, bass #4,7.

Muzic Complex, Dobbs Ferry, NY, March 25 and 26, 2008

1.Mighty Long Way
2.Sushi
3.Cape Verdean Blues
4.Blues On Q
5.I Got A Woman
6.Backyard Blues
7.Alba
8.Let Us Go Into The House
9.The Drum Thing

** also released on Justin Time (Canadian) JTR 8549-2 in 2009.

Alvin Queen - Mighty Long Way   Justin Time (Canadian) JTR 8549-2   2009

Terell Stafford, trumpet, flugelhorn; Jesse Davis, alto sax; Mike LeDonne, Hammond B-3 organ; Peter Bernstein, guitar; Alvin Queen, drums; Neil Clark, conga drums, percussion.

Muzic Complex, Dobbs Ferry, NY, March 25 and 26, 2008

United

** originally released on Enja (G) ENJ-9522 2 in 2009 + 1 bonus track.