Bill Hardman Catalog

1961 (age 28)

Bill Hardman Quintet  (Savoy MG 12170)

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Sonny Redd, alto sax; Ronnie Matthews, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.
Medallion Studio, Newark, NJ, October 18, 1961
SWH1891Capers
SWH1892Jo B
SWH1893Assunta
SWH1896It Ain't Happened Yet
SWH1897Angel Eyes
SWH1899Buckeye Blues
** also issued on Savoy SJL 1164 entitled "Saying Something".

Bill Hardman - Saying Something  (Savoy SJL 1164)

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Sonny Redd, alto sax; Ronnie Matthews, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.: same session.
Medallion Studio, Newark, NJ, October 18, 1961
SWH1898With Malice Toward None
** reissue of Savoy MG 12170 entitled "Bill Hardman Quintet" + 1 bonus track.

1978 (age 45)

Bill Hardman - Home  (Muse MR 5152)

Bill Hardman, trumpet, flugelhorn; Slide Hampton, trombone; Junior Cook, tenor sax; Mickey Tucker, piano; Chin Suzuki, bass; Victor Jones, drums; Lawrence Killian, percussion.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 10, 1978
Samba Do Brilho
Once I Loved
My Pen Is Hot
Rancho Cevarro
I Remember Love

1980

Bill Hardman - Focus  (Muse MR 5259)

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Slide Hampton, trombone; Junior Cook, tenor sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Stafford James, bass; Leroy Williams, drums; with Mark Elf, uncredited guitar #5.
Sound Heights Studio, Brooklyn, NY, April 17, 1980
1.Avila & Tequila
2.Cubicle
3.Too Little, Too Late
4.Focus
5.My One And Only Love
6.Minority

1981

Bill Hardman - Politely  (Muse MR 5184)

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Junior Cook, tenor sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Paul Brown, bass; Leroy Williams, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 7, 1981
Love Letters
Politely
Lazybird
Coral Keys
Smooch

1989 (age 56)

Bill Hardman Sextet - What's Up  (SteepleChase (D) SCS-1254)

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Robin Eubanks, trombone; Junior Cook, tenor sax; Mickey Tucker, piano; Paul Brown, bass; Leroy Williams, drums.
July 7, 1989
Fill'er Up
I Should Care
Whisper Not
P.B.
Like Someone In Love
Yo What's Up
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31254.

Bill Hardman Sextet - What's Up  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31254)

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Robin Eubanks, trombone; Junior Cook, tenor sax; Mickey Tucker, piano; Paul Brown, bass; Leroy Williams, drums.: same session.
July 7, 1989
Straight Ahead
Room's Blues
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS-1254 + 2 bonus tracks.