Bill Barron Catalog

1961 (age 34)

The Tenor Stylings Of Bill Barron  (Savoy MG 12160)

Ted Curson, trumpet; Bill Barron, tenor sax; Kenny Barron, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Frankie Dunlop, drums.

Medallion Studio, Newark, NJ, February 21, 1961

Blast Off
Ode To An Earth Girl
Fox Hunt
Oriental Impressions
Back Lash
Nebulae

** also released on Savoy SJL 1184 entitled "Nebulae".

Bill Barron - Nebulae  (Savoy SJL 1184)

Ted Curson, trumpet; Bill Barron, tenor sax; Kenny Barron, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Frankie Dunlop, drums.: same session.

Medallion Studio, Newark, NJ, February 21, 1961

Desolation

** originally released as Savoy MG 12160 entitled "The Tenor Stylings Of Bill Barron" + 1 bonus track.

Bill Barron - Modern Windows  (Savoy MG 12163)

Ted Curson, trumpet; Bill Barron, tenor sax; Jay Cameron, baritone sax; Kenny Barron, piano; Eddie Khan, bass; Pete La Roca, drums.

Medallion Studio, Newark, NJ, June 5, 1961

Men At Work
Tone Colors
Dedication To Wanda
Keystone
Noodlin'
Duality
Self Portrait
Persian Street Scene

1962

The Tenor Of Bill Barron - Hot Line  (Savoy MG 12183)

Bill Barron, Booker Ervin, tenor sax; Kenny Barron, piano; Larry Ridley, bass; Andy Cyrille, drums.

Medallion Studio, Newark, NJ, March 31, 1962

SBB6335Bill's Boogie
SBB6336Groovin'
SBB6337Now's The Time
SBB6338A Cool One
SBB6339Jelly Roll
SBB6340Playhouse March
SBB6342Work Song

** also released on Savoy SJL 1160 entitled "The Tenors Of Bill Barron, Booker Ervin - The Hot Line".

The Tenors Of Bill Barron, Booker Ervin - The Hot Line  (Savoy SJL 1160)

Bill Barron, Booker Ervin, tenor sax; Kenny Barron, piano; Larry Ridley, bass; Andy Cyrille, drums.: same session.

Medallion Studio, Newark, NJ, March 31, 1962

SBB6341Billie's Bounce

** originally released as Savoy MG 12183 entitled "The Tenor Of Bill Barron - Hot Line" + 1 bonus track.

1963

Bill Barron Orchestra - West Side Story Bossa Nova  (Dauntless DM 4312)

Willie Thomas, trumpet; Bill Barron, tenor sax; Kenny Barron, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Henry Grimes, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; Jose Soares, percussion.

Gotham Studios, NYC, March 24, 1963

Something's Coming
Maria
Jet Song

Willie Thomas, trumpet; Bill Barron, tenor sax; Steve Kuhn, piano; Skeeter Best, guitar; Henry Grimes, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; Jose Soares, percussion.

Gotham Studios, NYC, March 27, 1963

Cool
I Feel Pretty
Somewhere

Willie Thomas, trumpet; Bill Barron, tenor sax; Steve Kuhn, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Henry Grimes, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; Jose Soares, percussion.

Gotham Studios, NYC, March 28, 1963

One Hand, One Heart
Gee, Officer Krupke
Tonight
America

** also released on Dauntless DS 6312.

The Brasileros - Bossa Nova - The New Sound In Jazz From South America Featuring Desafinado And One Note Samba  (Diplomat D 2285)

Bill Barron, tenor sax; Kenny Barron, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

circa 1963

Desafinado (Slightly Out Of Tune)
Samba De Uma Nota So (One Note Samba)
When Johnny Comes Marching Home
Sugar Loaf
Bossa Nova Blues
Sazella De Rio
Promenade Sao Paulo
In The Shade Of The Old Apple Tree
Desarama
Witch Hazel

** also released on Diplomat DS 2285.

1966

Bill Barron - A Swedish-American Venture  (Dragon (Swd) DRCD 343)

Bill Barron, tenor sax, melodica; Lars Sjosten, piano; Cameron Brown, bass; Jan Carlsson, drums.

Stockholm, Sweden, probably March, 1966

Through The Looking-Glass
In And Out
Celestial Body

Bill Barron, tenor sax; Jan Wallgren, piano; Sven Hessle, bass; Rupert Clemendore, drums.

Stockholm, Sweden, early June, 1966

More Blues
Wrapping It Up

Jan Allan, Rolf Ericson, trumpet; Runo Ericksson, bass trombone; Arne Domnerus, alto sax, clarinet; Lennart Aberg, Claes Rosendahl, tenor sax, flute; Rune Falk, baritone sax; Jan Johansson, piano; Rune Gustafsson, guitar; George Riedel, bass; Egil Johansen, drums; Bill Barron, conductor.

Stockholm, Sweden, August 31, 1966

A Swedish-American Venture

Bill Barron, tenor sax; Lars Sjosten, piano; Sture Nordin, bass; Egil Johansen, drums.

Stockholm, Sweden, July 10, 1979

Flip Flop
Jazz Caper

Bill Barron, tenor sax; Lars Sjosten, piano; Lars Lundstrom, bass; Rune Carlsson, drums.

Stockholm, Sweden, July 22, 1984

Variations In Blue
Time, Motion, Space

Bill Barron, interviewee; Matt Moran, interviewer.

college radio station, Connecticut, July, 1989

Bill Barron Speaks

1972 (age 45)

The Bill Barron Quartet - Motivation  (Savoy MG 12303)

Bill Barron, tenor sax; Kenny Barron, piano; Chris White, bass; Al Hicks, drums.

NYC, 1972

Motivation
Land Of Sunshine
Blues For R.A.
Cosmos
Hold Back Tomorrow
Mental Vibrations

1978 (age 51)

Bill Barron - Jazz Caper  (Muse MR 5235)

Jimmy Owens, trumpet; Bill Barron, tenor, soprano sax; Kenny Barron, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Ed Blackwell, drums.

Generation Sound Studios, NYC, August, 1978

Jazz Caper
Spring Thing
Until Further Notice
New Love
One For Bird
Hoppin' And Skippin'
Flip Flop

1983

Bill Barron - Variations In Blue  (Muse MR 5306)

Jimmy Owens, trumpet; Bill Barron, tenor, soprano sax #5; Kenny Barron, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Ben Riley, drums.

Jimmy Madison Studio, NYC, August 23 & 24, 1983

1.Variations In Blue
2.September 1979
3.Be Who You Are
4.The Name Of This Is...
5.Swingin' In Bushnell Park
6.Minority

1984

Bill Barron - Compilation  (Cadence Jazz Records CJR 1119)

Bill Lowe, tuba; Bill Barron, tenor sax; Jay Hoggard, vibes; Fred Simmons, piano; Wes Brown, bass.

"Crowell Hall, Wesleyan University", Middletown, CT, October 19, 1984

Waiting For You

Bill Lowe, tuba; Bill Barron, tenor sax; Fred Simmons, piano; Wes Brown, bass; Ed Blackwell, drums.

"Crowell Hall, Wesleyan University", Middletown, CT, March 8, 1985

Blues In B Flat Minor
Going Forth
My Funny Valentine

same personnel.

"Crowell Hall, Wesleyan University", Middletown, CT, March 29, 1985

Giant Steps

1985

Bill & Kenny Barron Quartet - Live At Cobi's 2  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31596)

Bill Barron, tenor sax; Kenny Barron, piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Ben Riley, drums.

"Cobi's Place", NYC, October 5, 1985

September 1979
Spring Thing
What's New
Interpretation
Tragic Magic
Cherokee

1987 (age 60)

Bill Barron - The Next Plateau  (Muse MR 5368)

Bill Barron, tenor, soprano sax; Kenny Barron, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Ben Riley, drums.

Garden Productions, NYC, March 20, 1987

This One's For Monk
Yes, No, Maybe So
Ballad For My Love
Easy Does It
Travelin' On The Freeway
Row House

** also released on Muse MCD 5368; Vogue (F) VG 651 600605.

Bill Barron Quartet - Live At Cobi's  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31570)

Bill Barron, tenor sax; Fred Simmons, piano; Santi Debriano, bass; Ben Riley, drums.

"Cobi's Place", NYC, October 24, 1987 & March 4, 1988

This One's For Monk
Easy Does It
Confirmation
Row House
Angel Eyes
Voyage
Until Further Notice

1989 (aged 62)

Bill Barron - Higher Ground  (Joken Records BK-102)

Eddie Henderson, trumpet; Bill Barron, tenor sax; Kenny Barron, piano; Rufus Reid, bass; Ben Riley, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 5, 1989

Caravan
I Thought About You
More Blues
We'll Be Together Again
Emanation
Alone Together
Interpretation
Time Space Motion