Benny Green Discography

1988 (age 25)

Benny Green Quintet

Terence Blanchard, trumpet; Javon Jackson, tenor sax; Benny Green, piano; Peter Washington, bass; Tony Reedus, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 22, 1988
Take The ColtraneCriss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1036
The Girl Next Door-
Peresina-
Certainly-
The Song Is You-
Debo's Delight-
CountdownCriss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1036 CD
* Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1036, Criss 1036 CD   Benny Green Quintet - Prelude

Benny Green Trio Featuring Buster Williams And Lewis Nash

Benny Green, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Lewis Nash, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 29, 1988 & January 2, 1989
The FruitCriss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1038
What Is There To Say-
Dealin' With A Feelin'-
I'll Keep Loving You-
Trinkle Tinkle-
Air Dancing-
Toku-Do-
To Wisdom, The PrizeCriss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1038 CD
* Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1038, Criss 1038 CD   Benny Green Trio - In This Direction

1990

Benny Green Trio

Benny Green, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Victor Lewis, drums.
A&R Studios, NYC, January 30, 1990
(tk.2)Dat DereBlue Note CDP 7 93670 2
(tk.1)See See Rider-
(tk.4)Debo's Waltz-
(tk.3)Levitation-
(tk.1)Trust-
* Blue Note CDP 7 93670 2   Benny Green - Lineage

Benny Green Solo

Benny Green, piano.
A&R Studios, NYC, January 31, 1990
(tk.4)I'll Wait And PrayBlue Note CDP 7 93670 2
Ask Me Now-
(tk.5)If Ever I Would Leave You-
(tk.8)Glass Enclosure-
(tk.4)Silent NightBlue Note CDP 7 94857 2
* Blue Note CDP 7 93670 2   Benny Green - Lineage
* Blue Note CDP 7 94857 2   Various Artists - Yule Struttin' (A Blue Note Christmas)

Benny Green Trio

Benny Green, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Victor Lewis, drums.
A&R Studios, NYC, February 1, 1990
(tk.2)Phoebe's SambaBlue Note CDP 7 93670 2
-Crazy-
(tk.3)Lil' Darlin'-
* Blue Note CDP 7 93670 2   Benny Green - Lineage

Benny Green Solo

Benny Green, piano.
Jim Anderson's home studio, Brooklyn, NY, July 29, 1990
A Merrier ChristmasBlue Note CDP 7 94857 2
* Blue Note CDP 7 94857 2   Various Artists - Yule Struttin' (A Blue Note Christmas)

1991

The Benny Green Trio

Benny Green, piano; Christian McBride, bass; Carl Allen, drums.
The Power Station, NYC, March 4 & 5, 1991
GreensBlue Note CDP 7 96485 2
Bish Bash-
Captain Hook-
You Don't Know What Love Is-
Time After Time-
Battle Hymn Of The Republic-
Decidedly-
Soon-
Cute-
I See Your Face Before Mine-
Second Time Around-
Shiny Stockings-
* Blue Note CDP 7 96485 2   The Benny Green Trio - Greens

The Benny Green Trio

Benny Green, piano; Christian McBride, bass; Carl Allen, drums.: same personnel.
"Village Vanguard", NYC, November, 1991
IntroductionBlue Note CDP 7 98171 2
Don't Be 'Shamed-
Humphrey-
Bu's March-
Beutiful Moons Ago-
Testifyin'-
Carl's Blues-
Down By The Riverside-
I Should Care-
The Sheik Of Araby-
McThing-
Billy Boy-
* Blue Note CDP 7 98171 2   The Benny Green Trio Live At The Village Vanguard - Testifyin'!

1992

The Benny Green Trio

Benny Green, piano; Christian McBride, bass; Carl Allen, drums.
The Power Station, NYC, December 21, 22 & 23, 1992
Wiggin'Blue Note CDP 0777 7 84467 2 9
Ain't She Sweet-
That's Right-
Something I Dreamed Last Night-
Celia-
Hoagie Meat-
Cupcake-
Just A Tadd-
Glad To Be Unhappy-
Me And My Baby-
* Blue Note CDP 0777 7 84467 2 9   The Benny Green Trio - That's Right!

1993 (age 30)

The Benny Green Trio

Benny Green, piano; Christian McBride, bass; Carl Allen, drums.
The Power Station, NYC, April 16 & 17, 1993
The Sidewindersomethin'else (J) TOCJ-5553
Tokyo Blues-
Cool Struttin'-
Song For My Father-
Watermelon Man-
The Preacher-
Softly, As In The Morning Sunrise-
Moanin'-
Doodlin'-
Blues March-
* somethin'else (J) TOCJ-5553, TOCJ-68043   The Benny Green Trio - Blue Notes

1994

Benny Green Trio With Horns

Benny Green, piano; Christian McBride, bass #1-3,5-8,10,12; Kenny Washington, drums #1-3,5-7,10,12; with Byron Stripling, trumpet #1,3,5; Delfeayo Marsalis, trombone #1,3,5; John Clark, French horn #1,3,5; Herb Besson, tuba #1,3,5; Jerry Dodgion, flute, alto flute, alto sax #1,3,5; Gary Smulyan, baritone sax #1,3,5; Bob Belden, arranger #1,3,5.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 22 & 23, 1994
1.Nice PantsBlue Note CDP 7243 8 29268 2 5
2.Playmate-
3.I Want To Talk About You-
4.The Place To Be-
5.I Felt That-
6.Pensativa-
7.One Of Another Kind-
8.Which Came First?-
9.Noreen's Nocturne-
10.Concertina-
11.The Gravy Waltz-
12.The Folks Who Live On The Hill-
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 29268 2 5   Benny Green - The Place To Be

1996

Benny Green Quintet/Quartet/Duo/Trio

Antonio Hart, alto sax #1,2,7,9; Stanley Turrentine, tenor sax #5,8; Benny Green, piano; Russell Malone, guitar #1-3,5-7,9; Ron Carter, bass #1-7,9; Lewis Nash, drums #1-3,5,7,9.
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, June 5 & 6, 1996
1.Kaleidoscope (take 1)Blue Note CDP 7243 8 52037 2 5
2.Thursday's Lullaby-
3.The Sexy Mexy-
4.Patience-
5.Central Park South-
6.My Girl Bill-
7.Apricot-
8.You're My Melody-
9.Kaleidoscope (take 2)-
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 52037 2 5   Benny Green - Kaleidoscope

1997

Oscar And Benny

Benny Green, Oscar Peterson, piano; with Ray Brown, bass; Gregory Hutchinson, drums.
Manta Eastern Sound, Toronto, ON, Canada, September 10 & 11, 1997
For All We KnowTelarc CD-83406
When Lights Are Low-
Yours Is My Heart Alone-
Here's That Rainy Day-
The More I See You-
Limehouse Blues-
Easy Does It-
Someday My Prince Will Come-
Scrapple From The Apple-
Jitterbug Waltz-
Barbara's Blues-
* Telarc CD-83406   Oscar Peterson, Benny Green - Oscar And Benny

Benny Green Trio

Benny Green, piano; Ben Wolfe, bass; Karriem Riggins, drums.
NYC, September, 1997
Mercy, Mercy, Mercysomethin'else (J) TOCJ-5592
'Dis Here-
Golden Earrings-
Work Song-
Alfie's Theme-
The In Crowd-
Five Spot After Dark-
Cubano Chant-
Sugar-
Alligator Boogaloo-
* somethin'else (J) TOCJ-5592   Benny Green - Funky!

1999

Benny Green Trio

Benny Green, piano; Russell Malone, guitar; Christian McBride, bass.
Avatar Studios, NYC, January 16 & 17, 1999
VirgoBlue Note 7243 4 99527 2 0
Bellarosa-
Summer Nights-
Punjab-
These Are Soulful Days-
Ernie's Tune-
Hocus-Pocus-
Come On Home-
* Blue Note 7243 4 99527 2 0   Benny Green - These Are Soulful Days

2000

Benny Green Trio

Benny Green, piano; Russell Malone, guitar #2-5,7,8; Christian McBride, bass #2-5,7,8.
Clinton Recording Studio B, NYC, January 16 & 17, 2000
1.Love You MadlyTelarc CD-83498
2.Naturally-
3.Pittsburgh Brethen-
4.Captain Hook-
5.Grooveyard-
6.Learnin'The Blues-
7.Russelln'-
8.Beg Your Parlan-
9.Lester Left Town-
* Telarc CD-83498   Benny Green - Naturally

Benny Green and others

Benny Green, piano; and others.
broadcast "National Public Radio", circa 2000
What Child Is ThisNPR Classics 0013
* NPR Classics 0013   Various Artists - A Jazz Piano Christmas From NPR

2001

Benny Green Solo

Benny Green, piano.
Ambient Recording Studio, Stamford, CT, January 22-24, 2001
I've Heard That Song BeforeTelarc CD-83539
I Wish You Love-
Someone To Watch Over Me-
You Make Me Feel So Young-
Just You, Just Me-
Green's Blues-
Green Eyes-
Misty-
Nice Work If You Can Get It-
Ain't Misbehavin'-
It Don't Mean A Thing-
I Got It Bad-
* Telarc CD-83539   Benny Green - Green's Blues

Benny Green Solo

Benny Green, piano.: same personnel.
Stamford, CT, May-July, 2001
The Surrey With The Fringe On TopBroadway Cares BC 1001
Manhattan-
* Broadway Cares BC 1001   Kenny Barron, Bill Charlap, Benny Green, Fred Hersch, Marian McPartland, George Shearing - The Richard Rodgers Centennial Jazz Piano Album

2002

Benny Green - Russell Malone Duo

Benny Green, piano; Russell Malone, guitar.
"Jazz At The Bistro", St. Louis, MO, June 28 & 29, 2002
Ask Me NowTelarc CD-83560
Tale Of The Fingers-
A Bientot-
Sing-
When Lights Are Low-
Wabash-
Killing Me Softly / How Deep Is Your Love?-
The Intimacy Of The Blues-
Moment's Notice / Lazy Bird-
Love Letters-
Russell's Introduction-
Quiet Girl-
Benny's Introduction-
Hand-Told Stories-
The Intimacy Of The Blues (alternate take)-
* Telarc CD-83560   Benny Green, Russell Malone - Jazz At The Bistro

2003 (age 40)

Benny Green - Russell Malone Duo

Benny Green, piano; Russell Malone, guitar.
NYC, November 16 & 17, 2003
Reunion BluesTelarc CD-83604
It's Alright With Me-
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life-
Who Can I Turn To-
Love For Sale-
Flowers For Emmett Till-
Bluebirld-
Feel Like Makin' Love-
Passport-
Moonglow-
Where Is The Love-
Wheatland-
* Telarc CD-83604   Benny Green & Russell Malone - Bluebird

2010

Benny Green Trio

Benny Green, piano; Peter Washington, bass; Kenny Washington, drums.
Alleycat Studio, South Orange, NJ, November-December, 2010
Blue MinorJazz Legacy Productions JLP 1001014
Way 'Cross Town-
I Waited For You-
Little T-
Cool Green-
Tempus Fugi-
Park Avenue Petite-
Chant-
Born To Be Blue-
Opus De Funk-
* Jazz Legacy Productions JLP 1001014   Benny Green - Source

2012

Benny Green Trio

Benny Green, piano; Peter Washington, bass; Kenny Washington, drums.
Nola Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, April 23 & 24, 2012
Benny's CribSunnyside SSC 1338
Kenny Drew-
Flying Saucer-
Jackie McLean-
Vanished-
Harold Land-
Magic Beans-
Paraphrase-
La Portuguesa-
Further Away-
* Sunnyside SSC 1338   Benny Green - Magic Beans