Blue Mitchell Discography

1958 (age 28)

Blue Mitchell Sextet

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Wilbur Ware, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.
NYC, July 2 & 3, 1958
Blues MarchRiverside RLP 12-273, RM 3505; Milestone M-47055
Big SixRiverside RLP 12-273
There Will Never Be Another YouRiverside RLP 12-273; Original Jazz Classics OJC-6009; Riverside RCD-6021-2
Brother 'BallRiverside RLP 12-273; Original Jazz Classics OJC-6009
JamphRiverside RLP 12-273
Sir John-
Promenade-
* Riverside RLP 12-273; Original Jazz Classics OJC-615, OJCCD-615-2   Blue Mitchell Big 6
* Riverside RM 3505, RS 93505   Various Artists - Great Jazz Artists Play Compositions Of Benny Golson
* Milestone M-47055   Blue Mitchell - A Blue Time
* Original Jazz Classics OJC-6009, OJCCD-6009-2   Blue Mitchell - Blues On My Mind
* Riverside RCD-6021-2   Blue Mitchell - Plays For Lovers

1959

Blue Mitchell Quintet

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Benny Golson, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano #1-6; Cedar Walton, piano #7; Sam Jones, bass #1,3,4; Paul Chambers, bass #2,5-7; Art Blakey, drums.
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, January 5, 1959
1.Blues On My MindRiverside RLP 12-293; Original Jazz Classics OJC-6009
2.It Could Happen To You-
3.BoomerangRiverside RLP 12-293; Milestone M-47055
4.Sweet-CakesRiverside RLP 12-293; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6009-2
5.Missing YouRiverside RLP 12-293, RCD-6021-2
6.When The Saints Go Marching InRiverside RLP 12-293; Original Jazz Classics OJC-6009
7.Studio BRiverside RLP 12-294; Milestone M-47055; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-667-2
* Riverside RLP 12-293, RLP 1131; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-667-2   Blue Mitchell - Out Of The Blue
* Original Jazz Classics OJC-6009, OJCCD-6009-2   Blue Mitchell - Blues On My Mind
* Milestone M-47055   Blue Mitchell - A Blue Time
* Riverside RLP 12-294, RLP 1134; Original Jazz Classics OJC-256, OJCCD-256-2   Various Artists - New Blue Horns
* Riverside RCD-6021-2   Blue Mitchell - Plays For Lovers

Blue Mitchell Sextet

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone #1,2,5,6,8,9; Jimmy Heath, tenor sax #1,2,5,6,8,9; Wynton Kelly, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.
NYC, September 28, 1959
1.Minor VampRiverside RLP 12-309; Milestone M-47055
2.The HeadRiverside RLP 12-309
3.The Way You Look Tonight-
4.Park Avenue PetiteRiverside RLP 12-309; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6009-2
5.Top ShelfRiverside RLP 12-309; Original Jazz Classics OJC-6009
6.Waverley StreetRiverside RLP 12-309; Milestone M-47055
7.Blue SoulRiverside RLP 12-309; Original Jazz Classics OJC-6009
8.Polka Dots And MoonbeamsRiverside RLP 12-309; Milestone M-47055; Riverside RCD-6021-2
9.Nica's DreamRiverside RLP 12-309; Milestone M-47055
* Riverside RLP 12-309, RLP 1155; Jazzland JLP 90, JLP 990; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-765-2   Blue Mitchell - Blue Soul
* Milestone M-47055   Blue Mitchell - A Blue Time
* Original Jazz Classics OJC-6009, OJCCD-6009-2   Blue Mitchell - Blues On My Mind
* Riverside RCD-6021-2   Blue Mitchell - Plays For Lovers

1960 (age 30)

Blue Mitchell Quartet

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Wynton Kelly, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Roy Brooks, drums.
NYC, August 24, 1960
Sir JohnRiverside RLP 336; Milestone M-47055
When I Fall In LoveRiverside RLP 336, RCD-6021-2
I Wish I KnewRiverside RLP 336
* Riverside RLP 336, RS 9336; Original Jazz Classics OJC-138, OJCCD-138-2   Blue Mitchell - Blue's Moods
* Milestone M-47055   Blue Mitchell - A Blue Time
* Riverside RCD-6021-2   Blue Mitchell - Plays For Lovers

Blue Mitchell Quartet

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Wynton Kelly, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Roy Brooks, drums.: same personnel.
NYC, August 25, 1960
I'll Close My EyesRiverside RLP 336; Milestone M-47055
AvarsRiverside RLP 336
Scrapple From The Apple-
Kinda VagueRiverside R-45452, RLP 336
Sweet Pumpkin-
* Riverside RLP 336, RS 9336; Original Jazz Classics OJC-138, OJCCD-138-2   Blue Mitchell - Blue's Moods
* Milestone M-47055   Blue Mitchell - A Blue Time
* Riverside R-45452   Blue Mitchell - Kinda Vague / Sweet Pumpkin

Blue Mitchell Quartet With Strings And Brass

Burt Collins, Bernie Glow, Blue Mitchell, Clark Terry, trumpet; Julian Priester, Britt Woodman, trombone; Willie Ruff, French horn; Harry Lookofsky, concertmaster; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Tommy Williams, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; unidentified strings, Tadd Dameron, Benny Golson, arranger.
NYC, December 27, 1960
PeaceRiverside RLP 367, RCD-6021-2
For Heaven's SakeRiverside RLP 367
The Nearness Of YouRiverside R-45464, RLP 367; Milestone M-47055; Riverside RCD-6021-2
Strollin'Riverside RLP 367; Milestone M-47055
* Riverside RLP 367, RS 9367; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-871-2   Blue Mitchell - Smooth As The Wind
* Milestone M-47055   Blue Mitchell - A Blue Time
* Riverside RCD-6021-2   Blue Mitchell - Plays For Lovers
* Riverside R-45464   Blue Mitchell - The Nearness Of You / A Blue Time

1961

Blue Mitchell Quartet With Strings And Brass

Burt Collins, Bernie Glow, Blue Mitchell, Clark Terry, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, trombone; Willie Ruff, French horn; Harry Lookofsky, concertmaster; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Tommy Williams, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums; unidentified strings, Tadd Dameron, Benny Golson, arranger.
NYC, March 29 & 30, 1961
Smooth As The WindRiverside R-4510, RLP 367; Milestone M-47055
But BeautifulRiverside R-4510, RLP 367; Milestone M-47055; Riverside RCD-6021-2
The Best Things In Life Are FreeRiverside RLP 367
A Blue TimeRiverside R-45464, RLP 367; Milestone M-47055
For All We KnowRiverside RLP 367, RCD-6021-2
I'm A Fool To Want You-
* Riverside RLP 367, RS 9367; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-871-2   Blue Mitchell - Smooth As The Wind
* Milestone M-47055   Blue Mitchell - A Blue Time
* Riverside RCD-6021-2   Blue Mitchell - Plays For Lovers
* Riverside R-4510   Blue Mitchell - Smooth As The Wind / But Beautiful
* Riverside R-45464   Blue Mitchell - The Nearness Of You / A Blue Time

1962

Blue Mitchell Octet

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Clark Terry, flugelhorn, trumpet; Julius Watkins, French horn; Jerome Richardson, alto sax, flute; Jimmy Heath, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Albert Heath, drums.
NYC, March 7, 1962
I Can't Get Started With YouRiverside RLP 414; Milestone M-47055; Riverside RCD-6021-2
Hootie BluesRiverside RLP 414
* Riverside RLP 414, RS 9414; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-837-2   Blue Mitchell - A Sure Thing
* Milestone M-47055   Blue Mitchell - A Blue Time
* Riverside RCD-6021-2   Blue Mitchell - Plays For Lovers

Blue Mitchell Octet

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Clark Terry, flugelhorn, trumpet; Julius Watkins, French horn; Jerome Richardson, alto sax, flute; Jimmy Heath, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Albert Heath, drums.: same personnel.
NYC, March 8, 1962
Blue On BlueRiverside RLP 414
A Sure Thing-
* Riverside RLP 414, RS 9414; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-837-2   Blue Mitchell - A Sure Thing

Blue Mitchell Nonet

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Clark Terry, flugelhorn, trumpet #1,2; Julius Watkins, French horn #1,2; Jerome Richardson, alto sax, flute #1,2; Jimmy Heath, tenor sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax #1; Pat Patrick, baritone sax #2; Wynton Kelly, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Albert Heath, drums.
NYC, March 28, 1962
1.West Coast BluesRiverside RLP 414; Milestone M-47055
2.Hip To ItRiverside RLP 414
3.Gone With The Wind-
* Riverside RLP 414, RS 9414; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-837-2   Blue Mitchell - A Sure Thing
* Milestone M-47055   Blue Mitchell - A Blue Time

Blue Mitchell Quintet

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Junior Cook, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Gene Taylor, bass; Roy Brooks, drums.
NYC, April 11, 1962
TurquoiseRiverside RLP 439, RCD-6021-2
Why Do I Love You-
Dingbat BluesRiverside RLP 439
Capers-
Cup Bearers-
How Deep Is The OceanRiverside RLP 439, RCD-6021-2
Tiger LilyRiverside RLP 439
* Riverside RLP 439, RS 9439; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-797-2   Blue Mitchell - The Cup Bearers
* Riverside RCD-6021-2   Blue Mitchell - Plays For Lovers

1963

Blue Mitchell Sextet

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Leo Wright, alto sax; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock, piano; Gene Taylor, bass; Roy Brooks, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 13, 1963
tk.4Little Stupid (as Andrea)Blue Note LT-1082, BLP 4142
tk.11Cry Me A River-
tk.14Mamacita-
tk.15Sweet And Lovely-
tk.22Step Lightly-
tk.24Bluesville-
* Blue Note LT-1082   Blue Mitchell - Step Lightly
= Mosaic MQ6-178, MD4-178   The Complete Blue Note Blue Mitchell Sessions (1963-67)
* Blue Note BLP 4142   Blue Mitchell - Step Lightly (not released)

1964

Blue Mitchell Quintet

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Junior Cook, tenor sax; Chick Corea, piano; Gene Taylor, bass; Aloysius Foster, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 30, 1964
1391 tk.5Fungii MamaBlue Note 45-1921, BLP 4178
1392 tk.14Step LightlyBlue Note BLP 4178
1393 tk.15The Thing To Do-
1394 tk.17Chick's Tune-
1395 tk.19Mona's Mood-
* Blue Note BLP 4178, BST 84178, CDP 7 84178 2   Blue Mitchell - The Thing To Do
= Mosaic MQ6-178, MD4-178   The Complete Blue Note Blue Mitchell Sessions (1963-67)
* Blue Note 45-1921   Blue Mitchell - Fungii Mama, Part 1 & 2

1965

Blue Mitchell Quintet

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Junior Cook, tenor sax; Chick Corea, piano; Gene Taylor, bass; Al Foster, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 14, 1965
1635 tk.2Samba De StacyBlue Note BLP 4214
1636 tk.5Hi Heel Sneakers-
1637 tk.7Alone, Alone And Alone-
1638 tk.9Perception-
1640 tk.25March On Selma-
1639 tk.32One Shirt-
* Blue Note BLP 4214, BST 84214, B1-54327, CDP 7243 8 54327 2 9   The Blue Mitchell Quintet - Down With It!
= Mosaic MQ6-178, MD4-178   The Complete Blue Note Blue Mitchell Sessions (1963-67)

Blue Mitchell Quintet

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Junior Cook, tenor sax; Chick Corea, piano; Gene Taylor, bass; Joe Chambers, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 29, 1965
1676Bring It Home To MeBlue Note rejected
1677Port Rico Rock-

1966

Blue Mitchell Quintet

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Junior Cook, tenor sax; Harold Mabern, piano; Gene Taylor, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 6, 1966
1678 tk.8Port Rico RockBlue Note BLP 4228
1679 tk.14Portrait Of Jennie-
1681 tk.23Gingerbread Boy-
1682 tk.24Bring It Home To Me-
1680 tk.30Blues 3 For 1-
1683 tk.31Blue's Theme-
* Blue Note BLP 4228, BST 84228   Blue Mitchell - Bring It Home To Me
= Mosaic MQ6-178, MD4-178   The Complete Blue Note Blue Mitchell Sessions (1963-67)

Blue Mitchell Octet

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Julian Priester, trombone; Jerry Dodgion, alto sax, flute; Junior Cook, tenor sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Cedar Walton, piano #1-4; Chick Corea, piano #5,6; Gene Taylor, bass; Mickey Roker, drums; Duke Pearson, arranger.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 17, 1966
1. 1788 tk.7O Mama EnitBlue Note BLP 4257
2. 1789 tk.15Rigor Mortez-
3. 1790 tk.17I Should Care-
4. 1791 tk.22Millie-
5. 1792 tk.31Straight Up And Down-
6. 1793 tk.42Tones For Joan's Bones-
* Blue Note BLP 4257, BST 84257   Blue Mitchell - Boss Horn
= Mosaic MQ6-178, MD4-178   The Complete Blue Note Blue Mitchell Sessions (1963-67)

1967

Blue Mitchell Nonet

Burt Collins, Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Julian Priester, trombone; Jerry Dodgion, alto sax, flute; Junior Cook, tenor sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Gene Taylor, bass; Al Foster, drums; Jimmy Heath, Melba Liston, Duke Pearson, Don Pickett, arranger.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 17, 1967
1988 tk.8Len SirrahBlue Note BST 84272
1989 tk.14Togetherness-
1989 tk.16Togetherness (alternate take)Mosaic MQ6-178
1990 tk.18Heads Up! Feet Down!Blue Note BST 84272
1991 tk.23Good Humor Man (alternate take)Mosaic MQ6-178
1991 tk.24Good Humor ManBlue Note BST 84272
1992 tk.32The Folks Who Live On The Hill-
1993 tk.34The People In Nassau-
* Blue Note BST 84272   Blue Mitchell - Heads Up!
= Mosaic MQ6-178, MD4-178   The Complete Blue Note Blue Mitchell Sessions (1963-67)

1968

Blue Mitchell With Orchestra

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Dick Hyde, Jack Richmond, trombone; Jim Horn, Ernie Watts, flute; Anthony Ortega, tenor sax; Monk Higgins, piano, organ, tenor sax, arranger; Miles Grayson, piano, percussion; Dee Ervin, organ, percussion; Al Vescovo, guitar; Bob West, bass; Paul Humphrey, drums; John Cyr, percussion.
RPM Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September 9, 11 & 12, 1968
2944Collision In BlackBlue Note 45-1944, BST 84300
2945Deeper In BlackBlue Note BST 84300
2946Jo Ju Ja-
2947Blue On Black-
2948Swahilli SuiteBlue Note 45-1944, BST 84300
2949Monkin' AroundBlue Note BST 84300
2950Keep Your Nose Clean-
2951I Ain't Jivin'-
2952Digging In The Dirt-
2953Who Dun It-
2954Kick It-
2955Keep Your Soul-
* Blue Note BST 84300   Blue Mitchell - Collision In Black
* Blue Note 45-1944   Blue Mitchell - Swahilli Suite / Collision In Black

1969

Blue Mitchell With Orchestra

Bobby Bryant, Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Charlie Loper, trombone; Buddy Collette, flute; Bill Green, alto sax, flute; Plas Johnson, tenor sax; Dee Ervin, piano, percussion; Monk Higgins, piano, percussion, arranger, conductor; Fred Robinson, Al Vescovo, guitar; Bob West, electric bass; John Guerin, drums; Alan Estes, congas.
RPM Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 22, 1969
5170Blue DashikiBlue Note BST 84324
5168Heads Down-
5166Flat Backing-
* Blue Note BST 84324   Blue Mitchell - Bantu Village

Blue Mitchell With Orchestra

Bobby Bryant, Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Charlie Loper, trombone; Buddy Collette, flute; Bill Green, alto sax, flute; Plas Johnson, tenor sax; Dee Ervin, piano, percussion; Monk Higgins, piano, percussion, arranger, conductor; Fred Robinson, Al Vescovo, guitar; Wilton Felder, electric bass; Paul Humphrey, drums; King Ellison, congas.: Wilton Felder, electric bass; Paul Humphrey, drums; King Ellison, congas; replaces West, Guerin, Estes.
RPM Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 23, 1969
4779/80H.N.I.C.Blue Note 45-1954, BST 84324
5167Na Ta KaBlue Note BST 84324
5171Bush Girl-
5169Bantu Village-
3-6-9unissued
* Blue Note BST 84324   Blue Mitchell - Bantu Village
* Blue Note 45-1954   Blue Mitchell - H.N.I.C. (Part 1 & 2)

1971 (age 41)

Blue Mitchell Quintet

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Jimmy Forrest, tenor sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Larry Gales, bass; Doug Sides, drums.
NYC, March, 1971
Soul VillageMainstream MRL 5506, MRL 315
Blues For ThelmaMainstream MRL 315
Queen BeyMainstream MRL 5506, MRL 315
Are You RealMainstream MRL 315
Mi Hermano-
* Mainstream MRL 315   Blue Mitchell
* Mainstream MRL 5506   Blue Mitchell - Soul Village / Queen Bey

Blue Mitchell Sextet

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Ernie Watts, tenor sax; Joe Henderson, tenor sax, flute; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Susaye Greene, vocal effects; Stanley Gilbert, bass; Doug Sides, drums.
NYC, June 26 & 27, 1971
Booty's Shakin'Mainstream MRL 343
Vital Blue-
Unseen Sounds-
Herman's Helmet-
I Love You-
For All We Know-
* Mainstream MRL 343   Blue Mitchell - Vital Blue

1972

Blue Mitchell

Blue Mitchell, trumpet, flugelhorn; Herman Riley, tenor sax, flute; John Mayall, harmonica; Joe Sample, electric piano; Freddie Robinson, electric guitar; Darrell Clayborn, Fender bass; John Guerin, Ray Pounds, drums.
NYC, January 5, 1972
Casa BluesMainstream MRL 374
Just Made Up-
Blues' Blues-
Granite And Concrete-
I Didn't Ask To Be-
ValerieMainstream MRL 408, MDCD 710
Alone Again NaturallyMainstream MRL 413, MDCD 709
* Mainstream MRL 374, MRL 5002, MDCD 710   Blue Mitchell - Blues' Blues
* Mainstream MRL 408   Various Artists - Jazz
* Mainstream MRL 413   Blue Mitchell, Roy Haynes, Charles Kynard, Charles Williams - Booty
* Mainstream MDCD 709   Blue Mitchell - Graffiti Blues

1973

Blue Mitchell

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Herman Riley, tenor sax; Don Bailey, harmonica; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Joe Sample, piano, electric piano; Freddie Robinson, guitar; Darrell Clayborn, bass; Ray Pounds, drums.
The Record Plant, Los Angeles, CA, March 1, 1973
Graffiti BluesMainstream MRL 400
Yeah Ya Right-
Express-
Asso-Kam-
Dorado-
* Mainstream MRL 400, MRL 5006, MDCD 709   Blue Mitchell - Graffiti Blues

Blue Mitchell

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; David Angel, alto sax, clarinet; Jackie Kelso, Herman Riley, tenor sax; Bill Perkins, tenor sax, flute; Steve Kravitz, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Charles Kynard, organ; David T. Walker, guitar; Darrell Clayborn, bass; Chuck Rainey, electric bass; Ray Pounds, drums; King Errisson, Paul Humphrey, Chino Valdes, percussion; Richard Fritz, arranger.
Los Angeles, CA, 1973
Soul Turn AroundMainstream MRL 392
Killing Me Softly With His Song-
The Message-
Steal The Feel-
Last Tango In Paris-
One For Russ-
Peace-
P.T. BluesMainstream MRL 392, MDCD 720
* Mainstream MRL 392   Blue Mitchell - The Last Tango = Blues
* Mainstream MDCD 720   Various Artists - Highstream - The Best Of Mainstream Jazz

1974

Blue Mitchell

James Bossy, Jon Faddis, Irwin "Marky" Markowitz, Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Frank Vicari, tenor sax; Joe Farrell, tenor sax, flute; Seldon Powell, tenor, baritone sax; Joe Beck, Sam T. Brown, John Tropea, guitar; Wilbur Bascomb Jr., Michael Moore, Fender bass; James Madison, drums.
NYC, 1974
Where It's AtMainstream MRL 402, MDCD 709
Harmony Of The UnderworldMainstream MRL 402
Funky WalkMainstream MRL 402, MDCD 709
Blue Funk-
Golden Feathered BirdMainstream MRL 402
Beans And Taters-
Funny Bone-
Hot Stuff-
* Mainstream MRL 402   Blue Mitchell - Many Shades Of Blue
* Mainstream MDCD 709   Blue Mitchell - Graffiti Blues

1975

Blue Mitchell's Fusion Group

Oscar Brashear, trumpet; Blue Mitchell, trumpet, flugelhorn; George Bohanon, trombone; Gale Robinson, French horn; Harold Land, tenor sax; Ralph Jones, tenor sax, flute; Terry Harrington, baritone sax; Hampton Hawes, piano #4,5; Cedar Walton, piano #1, synthesizer, piano #3; Clarence McDonald, Clavinet, arranger #1,4, synthesizer, piano, arranger #2; Michael Anthony, David T. Walker, guitar; Tony Newton, electric bass; James Gadson, drums; Gary Coleman, percussion; Wade Marcus, horn arranger, conductor; Mike Lipskin, arranger #1,2,4.
RCA Studio A, Hollywood, CA, 1975
1.Satin SoulRCA APL1-1109
2.Creepin'-
3.Bump It-
4.Nutty-
5.Melody For Thelma-
* RCA APL1-1109   Blue Mitchell - Stratosonic Nuances

1976

Blue Mitchell's Fusion Group

Jon Faddis, John Gatchell, trumpet, flugelhorn; Blue Mitchell, trumpet, flugelhorn, arranger; Wayne Andre, trombone; Alan Raph, bass trombone; Harold Land, tenor sax; George Young, tenor sax, flute; Norman Carr, Harold Kohon, Alvin Rogers, violin; David Moore, cello; Clarence McDonald, piano, arranger; Mike Lipskin, synthesizer, percussion, arranger; Michael Anthony, David T. Walker, guitar; Henry Davis, bass #1,2,7; Ron Brown, bass #3-6; James Gadson, drums; Gary Coleman, percussion; Patti Austin, Frank Floyd, Gwendolyn Guthrie, voice; Rod Levitt, string arranger, horn arranger, conductor.
RCA Studio A, Hollywood, CA, February 17, 1976
1.I'm In HeavenRCA APL1-1493
2.AM-FM Blues-
3.Then Came You-
4.Daydream-
5.Love Machine-
6.Delilah-
7.Collaborations-
* RCA APL1-1493   Blue Mitchell - Funktion Junction

1977

Blue Mitchell Quintet

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Dick Spencer, alto sax; Victor Feldman, piano; John Heard, bass; Dick Berk, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, April 28-30, 1977
StablematesDiscomate (J) DSP-5007
A Portrait Of Jennie-
There Will Never Be Another You-
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You-
I Can't Get Started-
Ow!-
* Discomate (J) DSP-5007   Blue Mitchell - Stablemates - Best Of The West, Vol. 1
= Jazz America Marketing JAM 5002   Blue Mitchell - Last Dance

Blue Mitchell

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Herman Riley, tenor sax; Sonny Burke, electric piano; Lee Ritenour, electric guitar; Scott Edwards, bass; James Gadson, drums; Paulinho Da Costa, conga drums.
The Burbank Studios, Burbank, CA, 1977
Mississippi JumpImpulse! AS-9328
Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Harold Land, tenor sax; Sonny Burke, piano; McKinley Jackson, synthesizer; Lee Ritenour, electric guitar; Scott Edwards, electric bass; James Gadson, drums; Paulinho Da Costa, conga drums.
Ojos De Rojo-
Blue Mitchell, flugelhorn; Harold Land, tenor sax; Sonny Burke, piano; Michael Boddicker, synthesizer; Lee Ritenour, electric guitar; Scott Edwards, electric bass; James Gadson, drums; Eddie "Bongo" Brown, conga drums, percussion; Julia Tillman, Luther Waters, Oren Waters, Maxine Willard, vocals; + The Sid Sharp Strings.
Sand Castles-
Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Herman Riley, tenor sax; Sonny Burke, electric piano; McKinley Jackson, synthesizer; Lee Ritenour, electric guitar; Scott Edwards, electric bass; James Gadson, drums; Paulinho Da Costa, conga drums.
African Violet-
Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Harold Land, tenor sax; Sonny Burke, electric piano; Michael Boddicker, synthesizer; Lee Ritenour, electric guitar; Chuck Domanico, electric bass; Harold Mason, drums; Eddie "Bongo" Brown, conga drums; Bob Zimmitti, percussion; Julia Tillman, Luther Waters, Oren Waters, Maxine Willard, vocals.
As-
Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Harold Land, tenor sax; Sonny Burke, electric piano; Michael Boddicker, synthesizer; Lee Ritenour, electric guitar; Scott Edwards, electric bass; James Gadson, drums; Paulinho Da Costa, conga drums.
Square Business-
Blue Mitchell, flugelhorn; Harold Land, tenor sax; Bob Zimmitti, marimba, percussion; Sonny Burke, electric piano; McKinley Jackson, synthesizer; Lee Ritenour, acoustic, electric guitar; Chuck Domanico, acoustic bass; Harold Mason, drums; Eddie "Bongo" Brown, conga drums; + The Sid Sharp Strings.
Forget-
* Impulse! AS-9328   Blue Mitchell - African Violet

Blue Mitchell

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Harold Land, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Mike Boddicker, synthesizer; Mike Dosco, guitar; Scott Edwards, bass; James Gadson, drums; Paulinho Da Costa, percussion.
ABC Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, 1977
Try Not To ForgetImpulse! IA-9347
Blue Mitchell, flugelhorn; Harold Land, tenor sax; Bobby Lyle, electric piano; Mike Boddicker, synthesizer; Mike Dosco, guitar; Scott Edwards, bass; James Gadson, drums; Paulinho Da Costa, percussion; Julia Waters, Luther Waters, Maxine Waters, Oren Waters, vocals.
Summer Soft-
Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Herman Riley, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, electric piano; Mike Dosco, guitar; Scott Edwards, bass; James Gadson, drums; Paulinho Da Costa, percussion.
A Day At The Mint-
Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Richard Tee, piano; Mike Dosco, rhythm guitar; Lee Ritenour, rhythm guitar, solo guitar; Scott Edwards, bass; James Gadson, drums; Paulinho Da Costa, percussion; Julia Waters, Luther Waters, Maxine Waters, Oren Waters, vocals.
Love Has Made Me A Dreamer-
Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Bobby Lyle, piano; Mike Boddicker, synthesizer; Mike Dosco, guitar; Scott Edwards, bass; James Gadson, drums; Paulinho Da Costa, percussion.
Evergreen-
Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Harold Land, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Mike Boddicker, synthesizer; Mike Dosco, guitar; Scott Edwards, bass; James Gadson, drums; Paulinho Da Costa, percussion; Julia Waters, Luther Waters, Maxine Waters, Oren Waters, vocals.
30 Degrees To The Wind-
Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Eddie Harris, tenor sax, electric piano; Bobby Lyle, piano; Mike Dosco, guitar; Scott Edwards, bass; James Gadson, drums; Paulinho Da Costa, percussion; Esmond Edwards, Blue Mitchell, vocals.
Funkthesizer-
* Impulse! IA-9347   Blue Mitchell - Summer Soft