Big John Patton Discography

1963 (age 28)

John Patton Quintet

Fred Jackson, Harold Vick, tenor sax; John Patton, organ; Grant Green, guitar; Ben Dixon, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 5, 1963
tk.2The Silver MeterBlue Note 45-1888, BLP 4130
tk.3Spiffy DiffyBlue Note BLP 4130
tk.12Gee Gee-
tk.14Along Came JohnBlue Note 45-1889, BLP 4130
tk.20Pig FootsBlue Note BLP 4130
tk.21I'll Never Be FreeBlue Note 45-1889, BLP 4130
* Blue Note BLP 4130, BST 84130   John Patton - Along Came John
= Mosaic MS-006   John Patton - Mosaic Select
* Blue Note 45-1888   'Big' John Patton - The Silver Meter, Part 1 & 2
* Blue Note 45-1889   'Big' John Patton - I'll Never Be Free / Along Came John

'Big' John Patton Quintet

Tommy Turrentine, trumpet #2-4; George Braith, soprano sax, stritch #1-4; John Patton, organ; Grant Green, guitar; Ben Dixon, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 11, 1963
1. tk.3Blue JohnBlue Note BST 84143
2. tk.14Nicety-
3. tk.15Jean De Fleurrejected
4. tk.27Extension-
5. tk.32I Need You So-
* Blue Note BST 84143   'Big' John Patton - Blue John (also released)
= Blue Note CDP 7 84143 2   'Big' John Patton - Blue John

'Big' John Patton Quartet

George Braith, soprano sax; John Patton, organ; Grant Green, guitar; Ben Dixon, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 2, 1963
tk.16Hot SauceBlue Note BST 84143
tk.20Bermuda Clay House-
tk.26Chunky Slickrejected
tk.29Davene-
tk.34Dem Dirty DuesBlue Note BST 84143
tk.36Country Girl-
tk.45Untitled Patton Tunerejected
tk.62Kinda Slick-
* Blue Note BST 84143   'Big' John Patton - Blue John (also released)
= Blue Note CDP 7 84143 2   'Big' John Patton - Blue John

1964

'Big' John Patton Quintet

Richard Williams, trumpet #1-4; Fred Jackson, tenor, baritone sax #1-4; John Patton, organ; Grant Green, guitar; Ben Dixon, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 19, 1964
1. 1376 tk.9JerryBlue Note BLP 4174
2. 1377 tk.17The Rock-
3. 1378 tk.20The Way I Feel-
4. 1379 tk.22Just 3/4-
5. 1380 tk.28Davene-
* Blue Note BLP 4174, BST 84174   'Big' John Patton - The Way I Feel
= Mosaic MS-006   John Patton - Mosaic Select

1965 (age 30)

Big John Patton Quintet

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Harold Vick, tenor sax; John Patton, organ; Grant Green, guitar; Ben Dixon, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 8, 1965
1536 tk.7One To TwelveBlue Note BLP 4192
1537 tk.10Night Flight-
1538 tk.21Oh Baby-
1539 tk.27Each Time-
1540 tk.29Good Juice-
1541 tk.33Fat JudyBlue Note 45-1920, BLP 4192
* Blue Note BLP 4192, BST 84192   Big John Patton - Oh Baby!
= Mosaic MS-006   John Patton - Mosaic Select
* Blue Note 45-1920   'Big' John Patton - Fat Judy, Part 1 & 2

Big John Patton Quartet

Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; John Patton, organ; Grant Green, guitar; Otis Finch, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 11, 1965
1693 tk.2The Shadow Of Your SmileBlue Note BLP 4239
1694 tk.5The Turnaround-
1695 tk.14Latona-
1696 tk.21Jakey-
1697 tk.25Let 'Em Roll-
1698 tk.28One Step Ahead-
* Blue Note BLP 4239, BST 84239, B1-89795, CDP 0777 7 89795 2 4   Big John Patton - Let 'Em Roll

1966

Big John Patton Quartet

John Patton, organ; Grant Green, guitar; Hugh Walker, drums; Richard Landrum, congas.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 29, 1966
1730 tk.7Soul WomanBlue Note BLP 4229
1731 tk.28AmandaBlue Note 45-1926, BLP 4229
1732 tk.37The ShakeBlue Note BLP 4229
1733 tk.42Ain't That PeculiarBlue Note 45-1926, BLP 4229
1734 tk.45The YodelBlue Note BLP 4229
* Blue Note BLP 4229, BST 84229   Big John Patton - Got A Good Thing Goin'
* Blue Note 45-1926   Big John Patton - Ain't That Peculiar / Amanda

1968

John Patton Quartet

Junior Cook, tenor sax; John Patton, organ; Jimmy Ponder, guitar; Clifford Jarvis, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 8, 1968
2052 tk.2Daddy JamesBlue Note BLP 4281
2053 tk.9Early A.M.-
2054 tk.14Minor Swing-
2055 tk.16Dirty Fingers-
2056 tk.19I Want To Go Home-
2057 tk.23String Bean-
* Blue Note BLP 4281, BST 84281   John Patton - That Certain Feeling
= Mosaic MS-006   John Patton - Mosaic Select

John Patton Quintet

Vincent McEwan, trumpet; Harold Alexander, flute, tenor sax; John Patton, organ; George Edward Brown, drums; Richie 'Pablo' Landrum, congas.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 9, 1968
3074 tk.4Boogaloo BoogieBlue Note B1-31878
3075 tk.6Spirit-
3076 tk.7Barefootin'-
3077 tk.8B & J (Two Sisters)-
3078 tk.10Milk And Honey-
3079 tk.11Shoutin' But No Poutin'-
* Blue Note B1-31878, CDP 7243 8 31878 2 9   John Patton - Boogaloo

John Patton Trio

Harold Alexander, tenor sax, flute; John Patton, organ; Hugh Walker, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 25, 1968
4035 tk.1Alfie's ThemeBlue Note BST 84306
4036 tk.2Understanding-
4037 tk.5Chittlins Con Carne-
4038 tk.9Soul Man-
4039 tk.11Ding Dong-
4040 tk.14Congo Chant-
* Blue Note BST 84306, B1-31223, CDP 7243 8 31223 2 5   John Patton - Understanding
= Mosaic MS-006   John Patton - Mosaic Select

1969

John Patton Quartet

Marvin Cabell, soprano, tenor sax; George Coleman, tenor sax; John Patton, organ; Leroy Williams, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 9, 1969
tk.5Buddy BoyBlue Note CDP 7243 8 53924 2 9
tk.162 J-
tk.23Man From TanganyikaBlue Note CDP 7243 8 35221 2 5
tk.25Cissy Strut-
tk.30Dragon Slayer-
tk.33Sweet PeaBlue Note CDP 7243 8 53924 2 9
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 53924 2 9   John Patton - Accent On The Blues
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 35221 2 5   John Patton - Memphis To New York Spirit

John Patton Quartet

Marvin Cabell, tenor sax, flute, saxello; John Patton, organ; James Ulmer, guitar; Leroy Williams, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 15, 1969
4992 tk.10Lite Hit (alternate take) (mistitled as Village Lee (alternate take))Blue Note B1-31883, CDP 7243 8 53924 2 9
4992 tk.11Lite HitBlue Note BST 84340
4993 tk.21Freedom Jazz Dance-
4994 tk.23Captain Nasty-
4995 tk.27Don't Let Me Lose This Dream-
4996 tk.31Rakin' And Scrapin'-
4997 tk.34Village Lee-
* Blue Note BST 84340, B1-53924, CDP 7243 8 53924 2 9   John Patton - Accent On The Blues
* Blue Note B1-31883, CDP 7243 8 31883 2 1   Various Artists - The Lost Grooves

1970

John Patton Quartet

Marvin Cabell, flute, soprano, tenor sax; John Patton, organ; James 'Blood' Ulmer, guitar; Leroy Williams, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 2, 1970
tk.2StenoBlue Note BST 84366
tk.4The Mandingo-
tk.5Bloodyun-
tk.10Ugetsurejected
tk.12FootprintsBlue Note BST 84366
tk.16Memphis-
* Blue Note BST 84366, BST 84418   John Patton - Memphis To New York Spirit (not released)
= Blue Note B1-35221, CDP 7243 8 35221 2 5   John Patton - Memphis To New York Spirit

1983 (age 48)

John Patton Quintet

Grachan Moncur III, trombone; Grant Reed, tenor sax; John Patton, Hammond B-3 organ; Melvin Sparks, guitar; Alvin Queen, drums.
Minot Sound, White Plains, NY, June 7, 1983
Soul ConnectionNilva Records (Swi) NQ 3406
Pinto-
Extensions-
Space Station-
The Coaster-
* Nilva Records (Swi) NQ 3406; Justin Time (Canadian) JAM 9165-2   John Patton - Soul Connection

1993 (age 58)

Big John Patton Septet

John Zorn, alto sax; Pete Chavez, tenor sax; Bill Saxton, tenor, soprano sax; Big John Patton, Hammond B-3 organ; Ed Cherry, guitar; Eddie Gladden, drums; Lawrence Killian, congas; Rorie Nichols, vocals.
Skyline Studios, NYC, April 12 & 13, 1993
Conga ChantPaddle Wheel (J) KICJ-168
Funky Mama-
Claudette-
Chip-
Popeye-
What's Your Name?-
Ujaama-
Bama-
* Paddle Wheel (J) KICJ-168; Evidence ECD 22127-2   Big John Patton - Blue Planet Man

1994

John Patton Quartet

John Zorn, alto sax; John Patton, organ; Ed Cherry, guitar; Kenny Wollesen, drums.
The Power Station, NYC, December 21, 1994
The Way I FeelDIW (J) DIW-896
Tyrone-
Minor Swing-
The Rock-
Along Came John-
Lite Hit-
B Men Thel-
* DIW (J) DIW-896   John Patton - Minor Swing

1995 (age 60)

John Patton Quintet

Dave Hubbard, tenor sax; John Patton, organ; Ed Cherry, guitar; Eddie Gladden, drums; Lawrence Killian, percussion.
The Power Station, NYC, December 26, 1995
PatandDIW (J) DIW-919
Cherry Red-
Steam-
No Problem-
Syeeda's Song Flute-
Extensions-
Sonny's Back-
Children Of The Night-
* DIW (J) DIW-919   John Patton Quintet - This One's For Ja

2001

Big John Patton And George Braith Gig

Martin Banks, trumpet; George Braith, alto, tenor sax, Braithophone; Big John Patton, organ; Eddie Diehl, Marvin Horn, guitar; Ben Dixon, drums; and Jonathan Alexander, Chime Braith, Jasmin Braith, Jay Moeller, Brannen Temple.
"Continental Club", Austin, TX, October, 2001
NarrationExcellence Records 0634479342608
Funky Mama-
America-
Foot Prints-
Sweet Pea-
Tea For Two-
Lift Up Your Voice-
My One And Only Love-
Vamp-
For All We Know-
Narration-
* Excellence Records 0634479342608   Big John Patton - Eagle Eye Blues - Featuring "America" And "Lift Every Voice And Sing"