Arnett Cobb Catalog

1946 (age 28)

Milt Buckner - Down Home / Arnett Cobb - Shebna  (Hamp-Tone 102)

Wendell Culley, Joe Morris, trumpet; Arnett Cobb, Herbie Fields, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Milt Buckner, piano; Billy Mackel, guitar; Charles Harris, bass; George Jenkins, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, 1946
H-J-001Down Home
H-J-004Shebna

Arnett Cobb - Jenny / Herbie Fields - Gate Serene Blues  (Hamp-Tone 107)

Wendell Culley, Joe Morris, trumpet; Arnett Cobb, Herbie Fields, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Milt Buckner, piano; Billy Mackel, guitar; Charles Harris, bass; George Jenkins, drums.: same session.
Los Angeles, CA, 1946
H-J-002Jenny
H-J-003Gate Serene Blues

1947

Arnett Cobb - The Fabulous Apollo Sessions  (Vogue (F) CLDAP.768)

Dave Page, trumpet; Al King, trombone; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; George Rhodes, piano; Walter Buchanan, bass; George Jones, drums.
NYC, May 13, 1947
R1231Walkin' With Sid
R1233Cobb's Idea
R1234Top Flight
Dave Page, trumpet; Michael Wood, trombone; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; George Rhodes, piano; Walter Buchanan, bass; George Jones, drums.
NYC, August, 1947
R1253When I Grow Too Old To Dream (Part 1)
R1254When I Grow Too Old To Dream (Part 2)
R1255Cobb's Boogie
R1256Cobb's Corner
same personnel.
NYC, fall 1947
R1277Dutch Kitchen Bounce
R1278Go Red Go
same session.
R1280Chick She Ain't Nowhere
R1283Flower Garden Blues
R1284Big League Blues

Arnett Cobb - Arnett Blows For 1300  (Delmark DD-471)

Dave Page, trumpet; Al King, trombone; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; George Rhodes, piano; Walter Buchanan, bass; George Jones, drums.
NYC, May 13, 1947
R1232Still Flying
Dave Page, trumpet; Michael Wood, trombone; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; George Rhodes, piano; Walter Buchanan, bass; George Jones, drums.
NYC, fall 1947
R1279Pay It No Mind
same session.
R1281Arnett Blows For 1300
R1282Running With Ray

1950 (age 32)

Jumpin' The Blues With Arnett Cobb His Tenorsax And His Orchestra 1950-1951  (Jazz Circle Basel (Swi) JCB-A1/JCB-B1)

David Page, trumpet; Michael Wood, trombone; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Charles Fowlkes, baritone sax; George Rhodes, piano; Walter Buchanan, bass; George Ballard, drums.
NYC, September 12, 1950
CO44335Smooth Sailing
CO44336Your Wonderful Love
CO44337That's All Brother
CO44338Bee-Bee
Lamar Wright, trumpet; Michael Wood, trombone; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Charles Fowlkes, baritone sax; George Rhodes, piano; Carl Pruitt, bass; Al Walker, drums.
NYC, January 19, 1951
CO45044Holy Smoke
CO45045Willow Weep For Me
CO45046Run For The Hills
CO45047Lunar Moon
Willie Moore, trumpet; Dickie Harris, trombone; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Johnny Griffin, baritone sax; George Rhodes, piano; Walter Buchanan, bass; Al Walker, drums.
NYC, August 7, 1951
CO46835Cocktails For Two
Ed Lewis, trumpet; Dickie Harris, trombone; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Willard Brown, tenor, baritone sax; George Rhodes, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Al Walker, drums.
NYC, November 20, 1951
CO47171Without A Word Of Warning
CO47172Whispering
CO47173Charmaine
CO47174Open House

1951

Various Artists - OKeh Jazz  (Epic EG 37315)

Willie Moore, trumpet; Dickie Harris, trombone; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Johnny Griffin, baritone sax; George Rhodes, piano; Walter Buchanan, bass; Al Walker, drums.
NYC, August 7, 1951
CO46836Walkin' Home
CO46837Jumpin' The Blues
CO46838I'm In The Mood For Love

1952

Arnett Cobb And His Mob/Dinah Washington - In Concert  (Phoenix Jazz LP 18)

Ed Lewis, trumpet; Dickie Harris, trombone; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; George Rhodes, piano; Walter Buchanan, bass; Al Walker, drums.
live in NYC, June 27, 1952
Jumpin' The Blues
Cocktails For Two
Smooth Sailin'
Someone To Watch Over Me
The Shy One
Go Red Go
When I Grow To Old To Dream
Johnny Acea, piano; Keeter Betts, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals.
Make Believe Dreams
Journey's End
It's Magic
Ed Lewis, trumpet; Dickie Harris, trombone; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; George Rhodes, piano; Walter Buchanan, bass; Al Walker, drums; Dinah Washington, vocals; with special guest: Cootie Williams, trumpet.
I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)

Arnett Cobb - Li'l Sonny / Linger Awhile  (OKeh 6928)

Ed Lewis, trumpet; Dickie Harris, trombone; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Charlie Ferguson, tenor, baritone sax; George Rhodes, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Al Walker, drums.
NYC, August, 1952
CO48014Li'l Sonny
CO48017Linger Awhile

Arnett Cobb - The Shy One / Someone To Watch Over Me  (OKeh 6912)

Ed Lewis, trumpet; Dickie Harris, trombone; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Charlie Ferguson, tenor, baritone sax; George Rhodes, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Al Walker, drums.: same session.
NYC, August, 1952
CO48015The Shy One
CO48016Someone To Watch Over Me

1953

Arnett Cobb - Congraturations To Someone / Poor Butterfly  (Mercury 70701x45)

Ed Lewis, trumpet; Dickie Harris, trombone; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Charlie Ferguson, tenor, baritone sax; George Rhodes, piano; Walter Buchanan, bass; Al Walker, drums.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, June 14, 1953
9468Congraturations To Someone
9469Poor Butterfly
** reissue of Mercury 70701.

Various Artists - Mercury 40th Anniversary V.S.O.P. Album  (Mercury (J) 25PJ-58/61)

Ed Lewis, trumpet; Dickie Harris, trombone; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Charlie Ferguson, tenor, baritone sax; George Rhodes, piano; Walter Buchanan, bass; Al Walker, drums.: same session.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, June 14, 1953
9470-3Operation (take 3)
9470-5Operation (take 5)
9470-8Operation (take 8)

Arnett Cobb - Apple Wine / The Traveler  (Mercury 70171x45)

Ed Lewis, trumpet; Dickie Harris, trombone; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Charlie Ferguson, tenor, baritone sax; George Rhodes, piano; Walter Buchanan, bass; Al Walker, drums.: same personnel.
NYC, September, 1953
YW9684Apple Wine
YW9685The Traveler
** reissue of Mercury 70171.

1954

Arnett Cobb - Night / No Child, No More  (Atlantic 1031)

Ed Lewis, trumpet; Al Grey, trombone; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Charlie Ferguson, tenor, baritone sax; George Rhodes, piano; Walter Buchanan, bass; Al Walker, drums.
NYC, April 19, 1954
1258Night
1260No Child, No More

Arnett Cobb - Horse Laff / Mr. Pogo  (Atlantic 1042)

Ed Lewis, trumpet; Al Grey, trombone; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Charlie Ferguson, tenor, baritone sax; George Rhodes, piano; Walter Buchanan, bass; Al Walker, drums.: same session.
NYC, April 19, 1954
1259Horse Laff

Various Artists - Dance The Rock And Roll  (Atlantic LP 8013)

Ed Lewis, trumpet; Al Grey, trombone; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Charlie Ferguson, tenor, baritone sax; George Rhodes, piano; Walter Buchanan, bass; Al Walker, drums.: same session.
NYC, April 19, 1954
1261Mr. Pogo
same personnel.
NYC, January 19, 1955
1422Flying Home Mambo
1423Light Like That

1956

Arnett Cobb - No Dues / Slats  (Vee-Jay VJ 190)

Ed Lewis, trumpet; Al Grey, trombone; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Harold Cumberbatch, baritone sax; Lloyd Mayers, piano; Jimmy Mobley, bass; Al Jones, drums.
Chicago, IL, February 17, 1956
56-422No Dues
56-423Slats

1959 (age 41)

Arnett Cobb, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis - Blow Arnett, Blow  (Prestige PRLP 7151)

Arnett Cobb, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, tenor sax; Wild Bill Davis, organ; George Duvivier, bass; Arthur Edgehill, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 9, 1959
1702Dutch Kitchen Bounce
1703Go Red Go
1704When I Grow Too Old To Dream
1705The Eely One
1706Go Power
1707The Fluke
** also issued on Prestige PR 7835 entitled "Go Power!!!". Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-794-2.

Arnett Cobb - Smooth Sailing  (Prestige PRLP 7184)

Buster Cooper, trombone; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Austin Mitchell, organ; George Duvivier, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 27, 1959
1730Blues In My Heart
1731Ghost Of A Chance
1732Let's Split
1733Smooth Sailin'
1734Charmaine
1735Cobb's Mob
1736Blues Around Dusk
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-323, OJCCD-323-2.

Arnett Cobb - Party Time  (Prestige PRLP 7165)

Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Ray Bryant, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Art Taylor, drums; Ray Barretto, congas.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 14, 1959
1780Cocktails For Two
1781Flying Home
1782When My Dreamboat Comes Home
1783Lonesome Road
1784Blues In The Closet
1785Party Time
1786Slow Poke
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-219, OJCCD-219-2.

1960

Arnett Cobb - More Party Time  (Prestige PRLP 7175)

Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Art Taylor, drums; Danny Barrajanos, congas.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 16, 1960
2021Swanee River
2022Blue Lou
2023Blue Me
2024Sometimes I'm Happy
2026Lover Come Back To Me
Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Art Taylor, drums; Buck Clarke, congas.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 17, 1960
2028Down By The Riverside
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-979-2.

Arnett Cobb - Movin' Right Along  (Prestige PRLP 7216)

Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Art Taylor, drums; Danny Barrajanos, congas.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 16, 1960
2025Fast Ride
Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Art Taylor, drums; Buck Clarke, congas.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 17, 1960
2027Exactly Like You
2029Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
2030The Nitty Gritty
2031Walkin'
2032All I Do Is Dream Of You
2033Ghost Of A Chance
2034The Shy One
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1074-2.

Arnett Cobb - Ballads By Cobb  (Moodsville MVLP 14)

Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Red Garland, piano; George Duvivier, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 1, 1960
2637Hurry Home
2638Blue And Sentimental
2639Willow Weep For Me
2640Darn That Dream
2641Why Try To Change Me Now
2642P.S. I Love You
2643Your Wonderful Love
** part of Prestige PRCD-24122-2.

Arnett Cobb - Sizzlin'  (Prestige PRLP 7227)

Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Red Garland, piano; George Tucker, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 30, 1960
2631The Way You Look Tonight
2632Sizzlin'
2633Black Velvet
2634Sweet Georgia Brown
2635Blue Sermon
2636Georgia On My Mind
** part of Prestige PRCD-24122-2.

1971 (age 53)

Arnett Cobb - The Wild Man From Texas  (Home Cooking Records HCS-114)

Jimmy Ford, alto sax; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Joe Gallardo, piano; Don Jones, bass; Malcolm Pinson, drums; Henrique Martinez, percussion.
ACA Studios, Houston, TX, June, 1971
I Stand Alone
Old Folks
You Walk Out On A Dream
Doxy
Willie Cook, trumpet; Joe Gallardo, trombone, piano; Jimmy Ford, alto sax; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Clarence Holliman, guitar; Don Jones, bass; Carl Lott, drums; Henrique Martinez, percussion.
ACA Studios, Houston, TX, July, 1971
Medussa
Bobby's Blues
Wake Up, M.F.
Big T

1973

Arnett Cobb - Again With Milt Buckner  (Black And Blue (F) 33.052)

Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Milt Buckner, organ; Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, guitar; Michael Silva, drums.
Studio Condorcet, Toulouse, France, July 23, 1973
Light Like That
Cobb's Blues
Deep Purple
Willow Weep For Me
Swanee River
Cobb's Boogie

1974

Arnett Cobb-Tiny Grimes Quintet - Live In Paris 1974  (France's Concert (F) FC 133)

Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Lloyd Glenn, piano; Tiny Grimes, guitar; Roland Lobligeois, bass; Panama Francis, drums.
"Maison De La Radio", Paris, France, April 28, 1974
Smooth Sailing
El Fonko
Body And Soul
Jumpin' At The Woodside
Just You, Just Me
Willow Weep For Me
** also issued on France's Concert (F) FCD 133.

Arnett Cobb-Tiny Grimes Quintet - Live In Paris 1974  (France's Concert (F) FCD 133)

Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Lloyd Glenn, piano; Tiny Grimes, guitar; Roland Lobligeois, bass; Panama Francis, drums.: same session.
"Maison De La Radio", Paris, France, April 28, 1974
Nearness Of You
Flyin' Home
** reissue of France's Concert (F) FC 133 + 2 bonus tracks.

Arnett Cobb - Jumpin' At The Woodside  (Black And Blue (F) 33.175)

Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Lloyd Glenn, piano; Tiny Grimes, guitar; Roland Lobligeois, bass; Panama Francis, drums.: same personnel.
Studio Decca, Paris, France, May 21, 1974
Jumpin' At The Woodside
I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance
Blues For The Hot Club Of Pau
I Want A Little Girl
Jumpin' In France
Salty Mama Blues

1976

Arnett Cobb - The Wild Man From Texas  (Black And Blue (F) 33.099)

Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; with Wallace Davenport, trumpet; Buster Cooper, trombone; Earl Warren, alto sax; Eddie Chamblee, tenor sax; Andre Persiany, piano; Milt Buckner, organ, vibes; Roland Lobligeois, bass; Panama Francis, drums.
Studio Condorcet, Toulouse, France, May 6, 1976
Smooth Sailing
Flying Home No. 2
same personnel.
Studio Barclay, Paris, France, May 12, 1976
Where Or When
I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance
same personnel.
Studio Barclay, Paris, France, May 20, 1976
Dutch Kitchen Bounce
same personnel.
Studio Barclay, Paris, France, May 30, 1976
The Nearness Of You
** also issued on Black And Blue (F) 233.099 CD.

Arnett Cobb - The Wild Man From Texas  (Black And Blue (F) 233.099 CD)

Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Lloyd Glenn, piano; Tiny Grimes, guitar; Roland Lobligeois, bass; Panama Francis, drums.
Studio Decca, Paris, France, May 21, 1974
On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Take The A Train
Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; with Wallace Davenport, trumpet; Buster Cooper, trombone; Earl Warren, alto sax; Eddie Chamblee, tenor sax; Andre Persiany, piano; Milt Buckner, organ, vibes; Roland Lobligeois, bass; Panama Francis, drums.
Studio Barclay, Paris, France, May 12, 1976
Blowing In Paris No. 2
** reissue of Black And Blue (F) 33.099 + 3 bonus tracks.

1978 (age 60)

Arnett Cobb Is Back  (Progressive PRO 7037)

Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Derek Smith, piano; George Mraz, bass; Billy Hart, drums.
Downtown Sound Studio, NYC, June 27, 1978
Flying Home
Big Red's Groove
Cherry
Sweet Georgia Brown
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost Of A Chance
Blues For Shirley
Take The "A" Train

Arnett Cobb And The Muse All Stars - Live At Sandy's!  (Muse MR 5191)

Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, alto sax; Arnett Cobb, Buddy Tate, tenor sax; Ray Bryant, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Alan Dawson, drums.
"Sandy's Jazz Revival", Beverly, MA, August 25 & 26, 1978
Just A Closer Walk With Thee
Blue And Sentimental
On The Sunny Side Of The Street
September Song
Broadway
** part of Muse MCD 5558.

More Arnett Cobb And The Muse All-Stars - Live At Sandy's!  (Muse MR 5236)

Eddie 'Cleanhead' Vinson, alto sax; Arnett Cobb, Buddy Tate, tenor sax; Ray Bryant, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Alan Dawson, drums.
"Sandy's Jazz Revival", Beverly, MA, August 25 & 26, 1978
Blues For Lester
Go Red Go
Smooth Sailin'
Flying Home #2
** part of Muse MCD 5558.

1980

Arnett Cobb - Funky Butt  (Progressive P-7054)

Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Derek Smith, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Ronnie Bedford, drums.
The Big Apple Studio, NYC, January 22, 1980
Jumpin' At The Woodside
Satin Doll
Georgia On My Mind
Funky Butt
I Got Rhythm
September In The Rain
Isfahan
Radium Springs Swings

Arnett Cobb, Guy Lafitte - Live!  (Black And Blue (F) 33.306)

Arnett Cobb, Guy Lafitte, tenor sax; Sir Roland Hanna, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Eddie Locke, drums.
live in Chateauneuf-du-Pape, France, March 16, 1980
I Got Rhythm
Go Red Go
Jumpin' At The Woodside
same personnel.
live in Deauville, France, March 29, 1980
On Green Dolphin Street
Climb Every Mountain
Blues Abrupt

1982

Arnett Cobb - Live  (Timeless (Du) SJP 174)

Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Rein De Graaff, piano; Jacques Schols, bass; John Engels, drums.
"Jazzhuis De Spiegel", Groningen, Netherlands, November 13, 1982
Cobb's Idea
Sweet Georgia Brown
Just A Closer Walk With Thee
Body And Soul
I Got Rhythm
Final Words By Arnett Cobb
** also issued on Timeless (Du) CD SJP 174.

1984

Arnett Cobb - Keep On Pushin'  (Bee Hive BH 7017)

Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Panama Francis, drums; with Joe Newman, trumpet #3,4; Al Grey, trombone #3,4.
JAC Studios, NYC, June 27, 1984
1.Cheatin' On Me
2.Blues For Lisette
3.Indiana
4.Keep On Pushin'
5.Stardust
6.Deep River

1987

Arnett Cobb, Dizzy Gillespie, Jewel Brown - Show Time  (Fantasy F-9659)

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; with Paul English, piano; Clayton Dyess, guitar; Derrick Lewis, bass; Mike Lefebvre, drums.
"Gus S. Wortham Center", Houston, TX, August 10, 1987
Sweet Mama
Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; with Kenny Andrews, piano; Clayton Dyess, guitar; Derrick Lewis, bass; Malcolm Pinson, drums.
Nearness Of You
same session.
Just A Closer Walk With Thee
same session.
Kathy's Blues
Jewel Brown, vocals; with Kenny Andrews, piano; Clayton Dyess, guitar; Derrick Lewis, bass; Malcolm Pinson, drums.
This Bitter Earth
same session.
Time After Time
Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; with Paul English, piano; Clayton Dyess, guitar; Derrick Lewis, bass; Mike Lefebvre, drums.
Night In Tunisia
Sammy Price, piano; Derrick Lewis, bass; Mike Lefebvre, drums.
Jazz Heritage Boogie
** also issued on Fantasy FCD-9659-2.

1988 (age 70)

Arnett Cobb, Jimmy Heath, Joe Henderson - Tenor Tribute  (Soul Note (It) 121184-1)

Jimmy Heath, soprano, tenor sax, flute; Arnett Cobb, Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Benny Green, piano; Walter Schmocker, bass; Doug Hammond, drums.
"Jazz Action Center", Nuremberg, West Germany, April 30, 1988
Steeple Chase
Smooth Sailing
Lester Leaps In
Ballad Medley: Body And Soul / Ask Me Now / When Sunny Gets Blue
I Got Rhythm
** also issued on Soul Note (It) 121184-2.

Arnett Cobb, Jimmy Heath, Joe Henderson - Tenor Tribute, Vol. 2  (Soul Note (It) 121194-1)

Jimmy Heath, soprano, tenor sax; Arnett Cobb, Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Benny Green, piano; Walter Schmocker, bass; Doug Hammond, drums.
"Jazz Action Center", Nuremberg, West Germany, April 30, 1988
Cotton Tail
'Round About Midnight
Autumn Leaves
Tenor Madness
Flying Home
** also issued on Soul Note (It) 121194-2.