Blue Note Records Discography: 1971-1972

1971

Grant Green Quintet

Houston Person, tenor sax; Clarence Thomas, tenor, soprano sax; Ronnie Foster, organ; Grant Green, guitar; Idris Muhammad, drums.

"Club Mozambique", Detroit, MI, 1st set, January 6, 1971

PatchesBlue Note rejected
More Today Than Yesterday-
One Less Bell To Answer-
Bottom Of The Barrel-
Jan Jan-
Make It Easy On Yourself-
FaridBlue Note unissued
One More ChanceBlue Note rejected

Grant Green Quintet

Houston Person, tenor sax; Clarence Thomas, tenor, soprano sax; Ronnie Foster, organ; Grant Green, guitar; Idris Muhammad, drums.: same personnel.

"Club Mozambique", Detroit, MI, 2nd set, January 6, 1971

PatchesBlue Note rejected
One Less Bell To Answer-
Bottom Of The BarrelBlue Note unissued
I Am Somebody-
GlendaBlue Note rejected
One More Chance-
Walk On ByBlue Note unissued

Grant Green Quintet

Houston Person, tenor sax; Clarence Thomas, tenor, soprano sax; Ronnie Foster, organ; Grant Green, guitar; Idris Muhammad, drums.: same personnel.

"Club Mozambique", Detroit, MI, 3rd set, January 6, 1971

Jan JanBlue Note rejected
More Today Than Yesterday-
One More ChanceBlue Note unissued

Grant Green Quintet

Houston Person, tenor sax; Clarence Thomas, tenor, soprano sax; Ronnie Foster, organ; Grant Green, guitar; Idris Muhammad, drums.: same personnel.

"Club Mozambique", Detroit, MI, 1st set, January 7, 1971

One More ChanceBlue Note rejected
Jan Jan-
More Today Than YesterdayBlue Note unissued
FaridBlue Note rejected

Grant Green Quintet

Houston Person, tenor sax; Clarence Thomas, tenor, soprano sax; Ronnie Foster, organ; Grant Green, guitar; Idris Muhammad, drums.: same personnel.

"Club Mozambique", Detroit, MI, 2nd set, January 7, 1971

I Am SomebodyBlue Note rejected
Patches-
Bottom Of The Barrel-
Walk On By-
GlendaBlue Note unissued
Make It Easy On Yourself-

Grant Green Quintet

Houston Person, tenor sax; Clarence Thomas, tenor, soprano sax; Ronnie Foster, organ; Grant Green, guitar; Idris Muhammad, drums.: same personnel.

"Club Mozambique", Detroit, MI, 3rd set, January 7, 1971

Jan JanBlue Note unissued
Patches-
I Am SomebodyBlue Note rejected
Walk On By-
One More ChanceBlue Note unissued

Horace Silver Sextet With Vocals

Cecil Bridgewater, trumpet, flugelhorn; Harold Vick, tenor sax; Horace Silver, electric piano; Richie Resnicoff, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; Mickey Roker, drums; Arely Bey, vocals #1,3,5; Salome Bey, vocals #2,4.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 29, 1971

1. 8826I've Had A Little TalkBlue Note 1975, BST 84368
2. 7385Soul Searchin'Blue Note BST 84368
3. 8828Won't You Open Up Your Senses-
4. 7382I'm Aware Of The Animals Within Me-
5. 7383Old Mother Nature Calls-

* Blue Note BST 84368   Horace Silver Quintet/Sextet With Vocals - Total Response   1972
* Blue Note 1975   Horace Silver - I've Had A Little Talk / Acid, Pot Or Pills   1971+

Jimmy McGriff Septet

Ronald White, trumpet; Joseph Morris, alto sax; Arthur "Fats" Theus, tenor sax; William Thorpe, baritone sax; Jimmy McGriff, organ; O'Donel "Butch" Levy, guitar; Willie Jenkins, drums.

"The Golden Slipper", Newark, NJ, early 1971

UAST-8095Black PearlBlue Note 1968, BST 84374
UAST-8096Groove Alley-
In A Mellow ToneBlue Note BST 84374
C Jam Blues-
Ode To Billie Joe-
Man From Bad-

* Blue Note BST 84374   Jimmy McGriff - Black Pearl   1971
* Blue Note 1968   Jimmy McGriff - Black Pearl / Groove Alley   1971

Elvin Jones Quintet

Frank Foster, tenor sax, alto flute, contra-alto clarinet; Joe Farrell, Dave Liebman, tenor, soprano sax; Gene Perla, bass, electric bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 12, 1971

7400SlumberBlue Note BST 84369
7402Cecilia Is Love-
7398 (tk.2)P.P. Phoenix-
7399 (tk.5)For All The Other Times-
7401Three Card Molly-
9078Who's Afraid...Blue Note BST 84414

* Blue Note BST 84369   Elvin Jones - Genesis   1971
* Blue Note BST 84414   Elvin Jones - Merry-Go-Round   1972

Richard Groove Holmes Quintet

Richard Groove Holmes, organ; Gerald Hubbard, guitar; Chuck Rainey, electric bass; Darryl Washington, drums; Ray Armando, congas.

A&R Studios, NYC, May 19, 1971

All The Wayrejected
Theme From Love StoryBlue Note 1967, BST 84372

* Blue Note BST 84372   Richard Groove Holmes - Comin' On Home   1971
* Blue Note 1967   Richard Groove Holmes - Don't Mess With Me / Theme From Love Story   1971

Richard Groove Holmes Septet

Richard Groove Holmes, organ; Weldon Irvine, electric piano; Gerald Hubbard, guitar; Jerry Jemmott, electric bass; Darryl Washington, drums; Ray Armando, congas #1-5; James Davis, tambourine, shakers, cowbell, voice.

A&R Studios, NYC, May 19, 1971

1.Groovin' For Mr. GBlue Note BST 84372
2.Wave-
3.Theme From "Mr. Clean"-
4.Down Home Funk-
5.Don't Mess With MeBlue Note 1967, BST 84372
6.This HereBlue Note BST 84372

* Blue Note BST 84372   Richard Groove Holmes - Comin' On Home   1971
* Blue Note 1967   Richard Groove Holmes - Don't Mess With Me / Theme From Love Story   1971

Grant Green Septet

Billy Wooten, vibes; Emmanuel Riggins, electric piano; Grant Green, guitar; Chuck Rainey, electric bass; Idris Muhammad, drums; Harold Caldwell, drums, percussion #8; Ray Armando, congas.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 21, 1971

1. 7922 tk.2Cantaloupe WomanBlue Note BST 84373
2. 7923 tk.6Never Can Say GoodbyeBlue Note 1969, BST 84373
3. 7924 tk.11Maybe TomorrowBlue Note BST 84373
4. 7925 tk.15Mozart Symphony #40 In G Minor, K550, 1st Movement-
5. 7926 tk.22We've Only Just Begun-
6. 7927 tk.24Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?Blue Note 1969, BST 84373
7. 7928 tk.25Love On A Two Way StreetBlue Note BST 84373
8. 7929 tk.28Blues For Abraham-

* Blue Note BST 84373   Grant Green - Visions   1971
* Blue Note 1969   Grant Green - Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is? / Never Can Say Goodbye   1971+

Bobby Hutcherson

Oscar Brashear, trumpet, flugelhorn; George Bohanon, Louis Spears, trombone; Willie Ruff, French horn; Fred Jackson, piccolo; Harold Land, tenor sax, flute; Delbert Hill, Charles Owens, Herman Riley, Ernie Watts, reeds; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes, marimba; Todd Cochran, piano, arranger; William Henderson, electric piano; Reggie Johnson or James Leary III, bass; Leon "Ndugu" Chancler, Nesbert "Stix" Hooper, Woody Theus, drums; Warren Bryant, congas, bongos; Robert Jenkins, unknown instruments; Donald Smith, vocals.

Poppi Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, July 1, 1971

8065 (tk.4)Clockwork Of The SpiritsBlue Note BST 84376
8060 (tk.5)At The Source, Part 1 - Ashes And Rust-
8063Many Thousands Gone-

* Blue Note BST 84376   Bobby Hutcherson - Head On   1971

Bobby Hutcherson

Oscar Brashear, trumpet, flugelhorn; George Bohanon, Louis Spears, trombone; Fred Jackson, piccolo; Harold Land, tenor sax, flute; Delbert Hill, Charles Owens, Herman Riley, Ernie Watts, reeds; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes, marimba; Todd Cochran, piano, arranger; James Leary III, bass; Leon "Ndugu" Chancler, Nesbert "Stix" Hooper, Woody Theus, drums; Warren Bryant, congas, bongos; Robert Jenkins, unknown instruments; Donald Smith, vocals.

Poppi Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, July 2, 1971

Togo LandBlue Note unissued
Jonathan-
MtumeBlue Note rejected

Bobby Hutcherson

Oscar Brashear, trumpet, flugelhorn; George Bohanon, Louis Spears, trombone; Fred Jackson, piccolo; Harold Land, tenor sax, flute; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes, marimba; Todd Cochran, piano, arranger; Reggie Johnson, bass; Nesbert "Stix" Hooper, Woody Theus, drums; Warren Bryant, congas, bongos.

Poppi Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, July 3, 1971

Hey Haroldunissued
8064 (tk.2)MtumeBlue Note BST 84376
8062At The Source, Part 3 - Obsidian-
8061At The Source, Part 2 - Eucalyptus-

* Blue Note BST 84376   Bobby Hutcherson - Head On   1971

Lou Donaldson Septet With Essence

Ed Williams, trumpet; Lou Donaldson, alto sax, electric alto sax; Leon Spencer Jr., organ, electric piano; Melvin Sparks, guitar; Jerry Jemmott, electric bass; Idris Muhammad, drums; Ray Armando, congas; Mildred Brown, Rosalyn Brown, Naomi Thomas, vocals; Jimmy Briggs, vocal arranger.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 16, 1971

8136The CaterpillarBlue Note 1970, BST 84370
8137I Want To Make It With You-
8138If There's Hell Down BelowBlue Note BST 84370
8139Caracas-
8140I'll Be There-
8141When You're Smiling-

* Blue Note BST 84370   Lou Donaldson - Cosmos   1971
* Blue Note 1970   Lou Donaldson - The Caterpillar / I Want To Make It With You   1971+

Reuben Wilson Octet With Essence

Jerome Richardson, tenor, soprano sax; Eugene Bianco, harp; Reuben Wilson, organ; David Spinozza, guitar, electric sitar; Richard Davis, bass; Jimmy Johnson, drums; Ray Armando, congas; Gordon "Specs" Powell, percussion; Mildred Brown, Rosalyn Brown, Naomi Thomas, vocals #3,6,7; Jimmy Briggs, vocal arranger #3,6,7; Wade Marcus, arranger.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 23, 1971

1. 8166Tom's ThumbBlue Note BST 84377
2. 8167Right On With This Mess-
3. 8168Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)-
4. 8169Sho-Nuff Mellow-
5. 8170Set Us Free-
6. 8171Mr. Big Stuff-
7. 8172We're In Love-

* Blue Note BST 84377   Reuben Wilson - Set Us Free   1971

Gene Harris And The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Monk Higgins, organ, arranger; Fred Robinson, Al Vescovo, guitar; Luther Hughes, electric bass; Carl Burnett, drums; Bobbye Porter Hall, congas; Paul Humphrey, percussion; + overdubs: unidentified vocals.

United Artists Studios, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1971

8173 (tk.4)Hey GirlBlue Note BST 84378
(tk.10)That's Heavyunissued
8185 (tk.3)Did You ThinkBlue Note BST 84378
8175 (tk.3)Your Love Is Just Too Much-
(tk.3)(It's) The Real Thingunissued
8186 (tk.7)What's The AnswerBlue Note BST 84378
8181 (tk.6)I'm Leaving-

* Blue Note BST 84378   Gene Harris The 3 Sounds   1971

Gene Harris And The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Monk Higgins, organ, arranger; Fred Robinson, Al Vescovo, guitar; Luther Hughes, electric bass; Carl Burnett, drums; Bobbye Porter Hall, congas; Paul Humphrey, percussion; + overdubs: unidentified vocals.: same personnel.

United Artists Studios, Los Angeles, CA, July 27, 1971

8180 (tk.3)Put On TrainBlue Note BST 84378
(tk.3)Successunissued
(tk.2)Forget Mer Not-
8179 (tk.1)You Got To Play The GameBlue Note BST 84378

* Blue Note BST 84378   Gene Harris The 3 Sounds   1971

Gene Harris And The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Monk Higgins, organ, arranger; Fred Robinson, Al Vescovo, guitar; Luther Hughes, electric bass; Carl Burnett, drums; Bobbye Porter Hall, congas; Paul Humphrey, percussion; + overdubs: unidentified vocals.: same personnel.

United Artists Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 2, 1971

(tk.7)The FenceBlue Note unissued
(tk.2)Turn Around-
-Judy Blue Eyes-
(tk.5)Loveland-
-Take Some Time-
(tk.7)It's Your Thing-
-Thank You For Loving Me-
(tk.2)(Since) I Lost Baby-

Gene Harris And The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Monk Higgins, organ, arranger; Fred Robinson, Al Vescovo, guitar; Luther Hughes, electric bass; Carl Burnett, drums; Bobbye Porter Hall, congas; Paul Humphrey, percussion; + overdubs: unidentified vocals.: same personnel.

United Artists Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 3, 1971

8182 (tk.1)Eleanor RigbyBlue Note BST 84378

* Blue Note BST 84378   Gene Harris The 3 Sounds   1971

Lorez Alexandria

Al Aarons, Harry Edison, Freddy Hill, Melvin Moore, trumpet; Lou Blackburn, George Bohanon, Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Buddy Collette, Bill Green, alto sax, flute; Teddy Edwards, Clifford Scott, tenor sax; Maurice Simon, baritone sax; Jack Wilson, piano, arranger; Howard Roberts, guitar; Stanley Gilbert, bass; Jimmie Smith, drums; Lorez Alexandria, vocals.

United Artists Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 10, 1971

I Wish I KnewBlue Note 7243 5 21151 2 9
Happiness Is A Thing Called Joeunissued
Medley: By Myself / Alone Together-

* Blue Note 7243 5 21151 2 9   Various Artists - Misty Blue   1999

Donald Byrd Group

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Thurman Green, trombone; Harold Land, tenor sax; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Joe Sample, organ; Bill Henderson III, electric piano; Don Peake, Greg Poree, guitar; Wilton Felder, electric bass; Ed Greene, drums; Bobbye Porter Hall, congas, tambourine.

A&M Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1971

8317 (tk.2)The EmperorBlue Note 1973, BST 84380
8318 (tk.4)JamieBlue Note BST 84380

* Blue Note BST 84380   Donald Byrd - Ethiopian Knights   1972
= Blue Note CDP 7243 8 54328 2 8   -   1998
* Blue Note 1973   Donald Byrd - The Emperor, Part I & II   1971

Donald Byrd Group

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Thurman Green, trombone; Harold Land, tenor sax; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Joe Sample, organ; Bill Henderson III, electric piano; Don Peake, David T. Walker, guitar; Wilton Felder, electric bass; Ed Greene, drums; Bobbye Porter Hall, congas, tambourine.: David T. Walker, guitar; replaces Poree.

A&M Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 26, 1971

8319The Little RastiBlue Note BST 84380
Tune Fourrejected

* Blue Note BST 84380   Donald Byrd - Ethiopian Knights   1972
= Blue Note CDP 7243 8 54328 2 8   -   1998

Lorez Alexandria

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Ronnell Bright, piano; Freddy Robinson, guitar; Bob Haynes, bass; Harold Mason, drums; Lorez Alexandria, vocals; Monk Higgins, arranger.

United Artists Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September 15, 1971

Until It's Time For You To GoBlue Note 7243 5 21152 2 8
You're Gonna Hear From Meunissued
We've Only Just Begun-
Wave-
Something-

* Blue Note 7243 5 21152 2 8   Various Artists - Deep Blue   1999

Lee Morgan Octet

Lee Morgan, trumpet, flugelhorn; Grachan Moncur III, trombone; Bobbi Humphrey, flute; Billy Harper, tenor sax, alto flute; Harold Mabern, piano, electric piano; Reggie Workman, bass, percussion; Jymie Merritt, electric upright bass; Freddie Waits, drums, recorder.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 17, 1971

8414 tk.7In What Direction Are You HeadedBlue Note BST 84381
8415 tk.11Angela-
8416 tk.13Croquet Ballet-
8417 tk.15Inner Passions-Out-

* Blue Note BST 84381   Lee Morgan   not released
= Blue Note BST 84901   -   1972

Lee Morgan Octet

Lee Morgan, trumpet, flugelhorn; Grachan Moncur III, trombone; Bobbi Humphrey, flute; Billy Harper, tenor sax, alto flute; Harold Mabern, piano, electric piano; Reggie Workman, bass, percussion; Jymie Merritt, electric upright bass; Freddie Waits, drums, recorder.: same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 18, 1971

8418 tk.20Capra BlackBlue Note BST 84381

* Blue Note BST 84381   Lee Morgan   not released
= Blue Note BST 84901   -   1972

Bobbi Humphrey Group

Lee Morgan, trumpet #3,4; Bobbi Humphrey, flute; Billy Harper, tenor sax #3,4; George Devens, vibes, marimba, percussion; Hank Jones, piano, electric piano; Gene Bertoncini, guitar; George Duvivier, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums; Ray Armando, congas; Wade Marcus, arranger.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 30 or October 1, 1971

1. 8478Ain't No SunshineBlue Note 1974, BST 84379
2. 8481Sad BagBlue Note 1971, 1974, BST 84379
3. 8484Journey To MoroccoBlue Note BST 84379
4. 8485Set Us Free-

Lee Morgan, trumpet #1,3,4; Bobbi Humphrey, flute; Billy Harper, tenor sax #1,3,4; George Devens, vibes, marimba, percussion; Frank Owens, piano, electric piano; Gene Bertoncini, guitar; Gordon Edwards, electric bass; Jimmy Johnson, drums; Ray Armando, congas; Wade Marcus, arranger.

1. 8479The Sidewinder-
2. 8480It's Too Late-
3. 8482Spanish HarlemBlue Note 1971, BST 84379, BN-LA699-G
4. 8483Don't Knock My FunkBlue Note BST 84379

* Blue Note BST 84379   Bobbi Humphrey - Flute-In   1971
* Blue Note BN-LA699-G   Bobbi Humphrey's Best   1976
* Blue Note 1974   Bobbi Humphrey - Ain't No Sunshine / Sad Bag   1971
* Blue Note 1971   Bobbi Humphrey - Sad Bag / Spanish Harlem   1971

Grant Green Septet With Overdubs

Billy Wooten, vibes; Emmanuel Riggins, electric piano, Clavinet; Grant Green, guitar; Wilton Felder, electric bass; Nesbert "Stix" Hooper, drums; King Errisson, congas; Harold Caldwell, percussion; + overdubs: Joe Newman, Victor Paz, Jimmy Sedlar, Joe Wilder, trumpet; Harry DiVito, trombone; Dick Hickson, bass trombone; Jim Buffington, French horn; Phil Bodner, John Leone, George Marge, Romeo Penque, woodwinds; Wade Marcus, arranger.

United Artists Studios, Los Angeles, CA, November 23, 1971;
overdubs recorded Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 16 & 17, 1971

8904California GreenBlue Note BST 84413
8907In The Middle-
8900Medley: I Don't Want Nobody To Give Me Nothing / Open Up The Door I'll Get It Myself / Cold Sweat-

* Blue Note BST 84413   Grant Green - Shades Of Green   1972

Grant Green Septet With Overdubs

Billy Wooten, vibes; Emmanuel Riggins, electric piano, Clavinet; Grant Green, guitar; Wilton Felder, electric bass; Nesbert "Stix" Hooper, drums; King Errisson, congas; Harold Caldwell, percussion; + overdubs: Joe Newman, Victor Paz, Jimmy Sedlar, Joe Wilder, trumpet; Harry DiVito, trombone; Dick Hickson, bass trombone; Jim Buffington, French horn; Phil Bodner, John Leone, George Marge, Romeo Penque, woodwinds; Wade Marcus, arranger.: same personnel.

United Artists Studios, Los Angeles, CA, November 24, 1971;
overdubs recorded Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 16 & 17, 1971

8905If You Really Love MeBlue Note BST 84413
8906Cast Your Fate To The Wind-
8901Sunrise, Sunset-
8902Never My Love-
8903Got To Be There-

* Blue Note BST 84413   Grant Green - Shades Of Green   1972

Grant Green With Orchestra

Irving Markowitz, Marvin Stamm, trumpet, flugelhorn; Phil Bodner, flute, piccolo, alto sax, oboe; Harold Vick, alto, tenor sax; Julian Barber, Harry Zaratzian, viola; Seymour Barab, Charles McCracken, cello; Eugene Bianco, harp; Warren Smith, marimba, tambourine; George Devens, vibes, timpani, timbales, percussion; Richard Tee, piano, organ; Cornell Dupree, Grant Green, guitar; Gordon Edwards, electric bass; Grady Tate, drums; Ralph MacDonald, congas, bongos; Wade Marcus, composer, conductor.

A&R Studios, NYC, afternoon, December 13, 1971

9061Past, Present And FutureBlue Note BST 84415
9064Fountain Scene-
9065Soul Food-African Shop-
9066Slight Fear And Terror-
9068Luanna's Theme-

* Blue Note BST 84415   Grant Green - The Final Comedown   1972

Grant Green With Orchestra

Irving Markowitz, Marvin Stamm, trumpet, flugelhorn; Phil Bodner, flute, piccolo, alto sax, oboe; Harold Vick, alto, tenor sax; Julian Barber, Harry Zaratzian, viola; Seymour Barab, Charles McCracken, cello; Eugene Bianco, harp; George Devens, vibes, timpani, timbales, percussion; Richard Tee, piano, organ; Cornell Dupree, Grant Green, guitar; Gordon Edwards, electric bass; Grady Tate, drums; Ralph MacDonald, congas, bongos; Wade Marcus, composer, conductor.: omit Smith.

A&R Studios, NYC, night, December 13, 1971

9062The Final ComedownBlue Note BST 84415
9067Afro PartyBlue Note 1983, BST 84415
9070Traveling To Get To DocBlue Note BST 84415
9071One Second After Death-

* Blue Note BST 84415   Grant Green - The Final Comedown   1972
* Blue Note 1983   Grant Green - Afro Party / Father's Lament   1972

Grant Green With Orchestra

Burt Collins, Marvin Stamm, trumpet, flugelhorn; Romeo Penque, flute, alto sax; Harold Vick, alto, tenor sax; Julian Barber, Harry Zaratzian, viola; Seymour Barab, Charles McCracken, cello; Eugene Bianco, harp; Warren Smith, marimba, tambourine; George Devens, vibes, timpani, timbales, percussion; Richard Tee, piano, organ; Cornell Dupree, Grant Green, guitar; Gordon Edwards, electric bass; Bernard Purdie, drums; Ralph MacDonald, congas, bongos; Wade Marcus, composer, conductor.

A&R Studios, NYC, afternoon, December 14, 1971

9063Father's LamentBlue Note 1983, BST 84415

* Blue Note BST 84415   Grant Green - The Final Comedown   1972
* Blue Note 1983   Grant Green - Afro Party / Father's Lament   1972

Grant Green With Orchestra

Burt Collins, Marvin Stamm, trumpet, flugelhorn; Romeo Penque, flute, alto sax; Harold Vick, alto, tenor sax; Julian Barber, Harry Zaratzian, viola; Seymour Barab, Alan Shulman, cello; Eugene Bianco, harp; Warren Smith, marimba, tambourine; George Devens, vibes, timpani, timbales, percussion; Richard Tee, piano, organ; Cornell Dupree, Grant Green, guitar; Gordon Edwards, electric bass; Bernard Purdie, drums; Ralph MacDonald, congas, bongos; Wade Marcus, composer, conductor.: Alan Shulman, cello; replaces McCracken.

A&R Studios, NYC, night, December 14, 1971

9069Battle Scene (The Battle)Blue Note 1972, BST 84415

* Blue Note BST 84415   Grant Green - The Final Comedown   1972
* Blue Note 1972   Grant Green - The Battle, Part I & II   1972

Elvin Jones Tentet

Steve Grossman, Dave Liebman, tenor, soprano sax; Joe Farrell, tenor, soprano sax, flute, piccolo; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Chick Corea, Jan Hammer, piano, electric piano; Yoshiaki Masuo, guitar; Gene Perla, bass, electric bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Don Alias, congas, glockenspiel, Oriental bells.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 16, 1971

9071 (tk.2)'Round TownBlue Note BST 84414
9072 (tk.5)Brite Piece-
9073 (tk.4)Lungs-
9074 (tk.6)A Time For Love-
9075 (tk.2)Tergiversation-
9077 (tk.3)The Children's Merry-Go-Round March-
9076 (tk.2)La Fiesta-

* Blue Note BST 84414   Elvin Jones - Merry-Go-Round   1972

Bobby Hutcherson

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Thurman Green, trombone; Harold Land, tenor sax; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Reggie Andrews, Clarence McDonald, keyboards; Arthur Adams, Cornell Dupree, guitar; Chuck Rainey, electric bass; Stix Hooper, drums; King Errisson, congas, bongos.

A&R Studios, NYC, December 21, 1971

(tk.8)Wichita Linemanunissued
(tk.6)Workin' On A Groovy Thing-
(tk.3)Inner City BluesBlue Note 7243 5 21152 2 8

* Blue Note 7243 5 21152 2 8   Various Artists - Deep Blue   1999

Bobby Hutcherson

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Thurman Green, trombone; Harold Land, tenor sax; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Reggie Andrews, Clarence McDonald, keyboards; Arthur Adams, Mike Deasy, guitar; Stix Hooper, drums; King Errisson, congas, bongos; Arthur Lewis, unknown instruments.: Mike Deasy, guitar; Arthur Lewis, unknown instruments; replaces Dupree, Rainey.

A&R Studios, NYC, December 22, 1971

(tk.6)Family Affairunissued
(tk.4)Brother RapBlue Note (E) B1-97158
(tk.8)Brown Eyed Womanunissued

* Blue Note (E) B1-97158   Various Artists - Blue Juice, Vol. 2

1972

Horace Silver Trio With Vocals

Horace Silver, electric piano, vocals; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass #1,3-5; Mickey Roker, drums #1,3-5; Salome Bey, vocals #1; Gail Nelson, vocals #2; Andy Bey, vocals #3-5.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 17, 1972

1. 9222Forever Is A Long TimeBlue Note BST 84420
2. 9224How Much Does Matter Really Matter-
3. 9221Cause And EffectBlue Note 1978, BST 84420
4. 8535Who Has The AnswerBlue Note BST 84420
5. 8536From The Heart Through The Mind-

* Blue Note BST 84420   Horace Silver Quintet/Sextet With Vocals - All   1972
* Blue Note 1978   Horace Silver - Horn Of Life / Cause And Effect   1972

Ronnie Foster Octet

Eugene Bianco, harp; George Devens, vibes, cabasa, shakers, cowbell; Ronnie Foster, organ; Gene Bertoncini, guitar; George Duvivier, bass; Gordon Edwards, electric bass; Jimmy Johnson, drums; Arthur Jenkins, congas; Wade Marcus, arranger.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 20, 1972

9213Drowning In The Sea Of LoveBlue Note BST 84382
9216Let's Stay Together-
9217Don't Knock My Love-
9218Mystic Brew-

* Blue Note BST 84382   Ronnie Foster - Two Headed Freap   1972
= Blue Note B1-32082, CDP 7243 8 32082 2 7   -   1995

Ronnie Foster Octet

Eugene Bianco, harp; George Devens, vibes, cabasa, shakers, cowbell; Ronnie Foster, organ; Gene Bertoncini, guitar; George Duvivier, bass; Gordon Edwards, electric bass; Jimmy Johnson, drums; Arthur Jenkins, congas; Wade Marcus, arranger.: same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 21, 1972

9212ChunkyBlue Note 1977, BST 84382
9214The Two Headed FreapBlue Note BST 84382
9215Summer SongBlue Note 1977, BST 84382
9219Kentucky Fried ChickenBlue Note BST 84382

* Blue Note BST 84382   Ronnie Foster - Two Headed Freap   1972
= Blue Note B1-32082, CDP 7243 8 32082 2 7   -   1995
* Blue Note 1977   Ronnie Foster - Chunky / Summer Song   1972

Horace Silver Sextet With Vocals

Cecil Bridgewater, trumpet, flugelhorn #1-4; Harold Vick, tenor sax #1-4; Horace Silver, electric piano, vocals; Richie Resnicoff, guitar #2,5; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; Mickey Roker, drums; Andy Bey, Gail Nelson, vocals #1,2,5; Salome Bey, vocals #1-3,5.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 14, 1972

1. 8538SummaryBlue Note BST 84420
2. 9220The Merger Of The Minds-
3. 9223My Soul Is My Computer-
4. 8534Horn Of LifeBlue Note 1978, BST 84420
5. 8537AllBlue Note BST 84420

* Blue Note BST 84420   Horace Silver Quintet/Sextet With Vocals - All   1972
* Blue Note 1978   Horace Silver - Horn Of Life / Cause And Effect   1972

Lou Donaldson Quintet

Lou Donaldson, alto sax; Leon Spencer, organ, piano; Melvin Sparks, guitar; Jimmy Lewis, electric bass; Buddy Caldwell, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 25, 1972

SongbirdBlue Note rejected
Coonskin-
Our Day Will Come-
Warm Breeze-
What Now, My Love-

Bobby Hutcherson Quintet With Overdubs

Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Hank Jones, piano; Gene Bertoncini, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums; + overdubs: Phil Bodner, Hubert Laws, Romeo Penque, Daniel Trimboli, flute; George Marge, oboe; John Leone, bassoon; Aaron Rosand, Irving Spice, violin; Julian Barber, Seymour Berman, viola; Seymour Barab, cello; Eugene Bianco, harp; George Duvivier, bass; Wade Marcus, arranger.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 2, 1972;
overdubs recorded Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 3, 1972

9653-2The Folks Who Live On The HillBlue Note BST 84416
9654-3Lush Life-
9655-8Shirl-
9656-2When You're NearBlue Note 1976, BST 84416
9657-3The Thrill Is GoneBlue Note BST 84416
9658-2Sophisticated Lady-
9659-5Rain Every ThursdayBlue Note 1976, BST 84416

* Blue Note BST 84416   Bobby Hutcherson - Natural Illusions   1972
* Blue Note 1976   Bobby Hutcherson - When You're Near / Rain Every Thursday   1972

Donald Byrd Group

Fonce Mizell, trumpet, vocals; Donald Byrd, flugelhorn, trumpet, vocals; Roger Glenn, flute, alto flute, sax; Joe Sample, piano, electric piano; Fred Perren, electric piano, synthesizer, vocals; Dean Parks, guitar; Wilton Felder, electric bass; Harvey Mason, drums; Bobbye Porter Hall, percussion; Larry Mizell, vocals, arranger.

The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, April 3, 1972

11249Mr. ThomasBlue Note BN-XW309-W, BN-LA047-F

* Blue Note BN-LA047-F   Donald Byrd - Black Byrd   1973
= Blue Note CDP 7 84466 2   -   1992
* Blue Note BN-XW309-W   Donald Byrd - Flight-Time / Mr. Thomas   1973

Donald Byrd Group

Fonce Mizell, trumpet, vocals; Donald Byrd, flugelhorn, trumpet, vocals; Roger Glenn, flute, alto flute, sax; Joe Sample, piano, electric piano; Fred Perren, electric piano, synthesizer, vocals; Dean Parks, guitar; Wilton Felder, electric bass; Harvey Mason, drums; Bobbye Porter Hall, percussion; Larry Mizell, vocals, arranger.: same personnel.

The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, April 4, 1972

11246Flight-TimeBlue Note BN-XW309-W, BN-LA047-F, BN-LA700-G
Distant Landunissued

* Blue Note BN-LA047-F   Donald Byrd - Black Byrd   1973
= Blue Note CDP 7 84466 2   -   1992
* Blue Note BN-LA700-G   Donald Byrd's Best   1976
* Blue Note BN-XW309-W   Donald Byrd - Flight-Time / Mr. Thomas   1973

Grant Green Septet

Claude Bartee, tenor, soprano sax; Gary Coleman, vibes; Shelton Laster, organ; Grant Green, guitar; Wilton Felder, Fender bass; Greg Williams, drums; Bobbye Hall, percussion; Hank Stewart, announcer.

"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, April 21, 1972

Introduction By Hank StewartBlue Note BN-LA037-G2
11225WindjammerBlue Note BN-XW216-W, BN-LA037-G2
11226Betcha By Golly Wow-
11227Fancy FreeBlue Note BN-LA037-G2
11228Flood In Franklin Park-
11229Jan Jan-
11230Walk In The Night-

* Blue Note BN-LA037-G2   Grant Green - Live At The Lighthouse   1972
= Blue Note CDP 7243 4 93381 2 8   -   1998
* Blue Note BN-XW216-W   Grant Green - Windjammer / Betcha By Golly Wow   1972

Bobby Hutcherson Quartet

Bobby Hutcherson, vibes, marimba; Todd Cochran, piano, electric piano; James Leary, bass; Michael Carvin, drums.

United Artists Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 24, 1972

PoemBlue Note rejected
Unga-
B's Thang-
Mr. X-
Twenty-Five-

Gene Harris Of The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Sam Brown, Cornell Dupree, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Freddie Waits, drums; Johnny Rodriguez, congas; Omar Clay, percussion, vibes.

A&R Studios, NYC, June 29, 1972

9949-8DjangoBlue Note BST 84423
9950-7John Brown's Body-
9951-13A Day In The Life Of A Fool-

* Blue Note BST 84423   Gene Harris Of The Three Sounds   1972

Gene Harris Of The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Sam Brown, Cornell Dupree, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Freddie Waits, drums; Johnny Rodriguez, congas; Omar Clay, percussion, vibes.: same personnel.

A&R Studios, NYC, June 30, 1972

9952-12Killer JoeBlue Note BST 84423
9953-4Listen HereBlue Note 1982, BST 84423
9954-8Emily-
9955-7Lean On MeBlue Note BST 84423
9956-2C Jam Blues-

* Blue Note BST 84423   Gene Harris Of The Three Sounds   1972
* Blue Note 1982   Gene Harris - Listen Here / Emily   1972

Elvin Jones Octet

Steve Grossman, tenor sax; Dave Liebman, tenor, soprano sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Jan Hammer, piano; Gene Perla, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Carlos "Patato" Valdes, congas; Frank Ippolito, percussion.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 12, 1972

9995New BreedBlue Note BN-LA110-F
9996What's Up-That's It-

* Blue Note BN-LA110-F   Elvin Jones - Mr. Jones   1973

Elvin Jones Nonet

Thad Jones, flugelhorn; Dave Liebman, tenor sax, flute; Steve Grossman, tenor, soprano sax; Jan Hammer, piano; Gene Perla, bass, electric bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Carlos "Patato" Valdes, congas; Albert Duffy, timpani; Frank Ippolito, percussion.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 13, 1972

9994SoultraneBlue Note BN-LA110-F
9992One Native's Place-
9993G.G. (as Gee Gee)-

* Blue Note BN-LA110-F   Elvin Jones - Mr. Jones   1973

Bobbi Humphrey Group

Bobbi Humphrey, flute; George Marge, oboe, English horn; Seymour Berman, Paul Gershman, Irving Spice, Paul Winter, violin; Julian Barber, viola; Seymour Barab, cello; Eugene Bianco, harp; Harry Whitaker, electric piano; Paul Griffin, electric piano, Clavinet; William Fontaine, David Spinozza, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Wilbur Bascomb Jr., electric bass; Alphonse Mouzon, drums, bell tree, arranger; Warren Smith, percussion; Wade Marcus, Horace Ott, arranger.

A&R Studios, NYC, July 20 & 21, 1972

10187-12Lonely Town, Lonely StreetsBlue Note 1980, BST 84421
10188-8Is This All-
10189-7Smiling Faces SometimesBlue Note BST 84421
10190-2Virtue-
10191-4I Love Every Little Thing About You-
10192-9Love Theme From "Fuzz"-
10193-2El Mundo De Maravillas-
10194-15Nubian Lady-

* Blue Note BST 84421   Bobbi Humphrey - Dig This!   1972
* Blue Note 1980   Bobbi Humphrey - Lonely Town, Lonely Streets / Is This All   1972

Marlena Shaw

Phil Bodner, flute, oboe, English horn; Paul Gershman, Louis Haber, Harry Lookofsky, Irving Spice, Louis Stone, Paul Winter, violin; Julian Barber, Seymour Berman, viola; Seymour Barab, Charles McCracken, cello; Eugene Bianco, harp; Derek Smith, piano, electric piano; Paul Griffin, organ, electric piano; Vincent Bell, Jay Berliner, Cornell Dupree, guitar; Richard Davis, bass; Gordon Edwards, electric bass; Jimmy Johnson, drums; Raymond Orchart, congas; Johnny Pacheco, congas, bongos; Omar Clay, percussion; Marlena Shaw, vocals; Wade Marcus, arranger, conductor.

A&R Studios, NYC, August 10 & 16, 1972

10436What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your LifeBlue Note BST 84422
10437SomewhereBlue Note 1981, BST 84422
10442You Must Believe In Spring-
10443Wipe Away The EvilBlue Note BST 84422

* Blue Note BST 84422   Marlena Shaw - Marlena   1972
* Blue Note 1981   Marlena Shaw - Somewhere / You Must Believe In Spring   1972

Marlena Shaw

Phil Bodner, flute, oboe, English horn; Paul Gershman, Louis Haber, Harry Lookofsky, Irving Spice, Louis Stone, Paul Winter, violin; Julian Barber, Seymour Berman, viola; Seymour Barab, Charles McCracken, cello; Eugene Bianco, harp; Derek Smith, piano, electric piano; Paul Griffin, organ, electric piano; Vincent Bell, Jay Berliner, Cornell Dupree, guitar; Richard Davis, bass; Gordon Edwards, electric bass; Jimmy Johnson, drums; Raymond Orchart, congas; Johnny Pacheco, congas, bongos; Omar Clay, percussion; Marlena Shaw, vocals; Wade Marcus, arranger, conductor.: same personnel.

A&R Studios, NYC, August 11 & 16, 1972

10438Runnin' Out Of FoolsBlue Note BST 84422
10439So Far Away-
10440I'm Gonna Find Out-
10441Save The ChildrenBlue Note BN-XW209-W, BST 84422
10444Things Don't Never Go My WayBlue Note BST 84422

* Blue Note BST 84422   Marlena Shaw - Marlena   1972
* Blue Note BN-XW209-W   Marlena Shaw - Last Tango In Paris / Save The Children   1973

Elvin Jones Quartet

Steve Grossman, tenor, soprano sax; Dave Liebman, tenor, soprano sax, flute; Gene Perla, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, 1st set, September 9, 1972

Introduction: Bill Chappell / Announcer: Rick HolmesBlue Note BN-LA015-G
Brite PieceBlue Note CDP 7 84448 2
New BreedBlue Note BN-LA015-G, CDP 7 84447 2
Sambra-
My Ship-
Taurus PeopleBlue Note CDP 7 84447 2
Happy Birthday GreetingBlue Note BN-LA015-G, CDP 7 84448 2

* Blue Note BN-LA015-G   Elvin Jones - Live At The Lighthouse   1972
* Blue Note CDP 7 84448 2   Elvin Jones - Live At The Lighthouse, Volume 2   1990
* Blue Note CDP 7 84447 2   Elvin Jones - Live At The Lighthouse, Volume 1   1990

Elvin Jones Quartet

Steve Grossman, tenor, soprano sax; Dave Liebman, tenor, soprano sax, flute; Gene Perla, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, 2nd set, September 9, 1972

Fancy FreeBlue Note BN-LA015-G, CDP 7 84447 2
I'm A Fool To Want YouBlue Note CDP 7 84448 2
Sweet MamaBlue Note BN-LA015-G, CDP 7 84448 2
The Children, Save The Children-

* Blue Note BN-LA015-G   Elvin Jones - Live At The Lighthouse   1972
* Blue Note CDP 7 84447 2   Elvin Jones - Live At The Lighthouse, Volume 1   1990
* Blue Note CDP 7 84448 2   Elvin Jones - Live At The Lighthouse, Volume 2   1990

Elvin Jones Quartet

Steve Grossman, tenor, soprano sax; Dave Liebman, tenor, soprano sax, flute; Gene Perla, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, 3rd set, September 9, 1972

Children's Merry-Go-RoundBlue Note CDP 7 84448 2
Small OneBlue Note CDP 7 84447 2
P.P. Phoenixrejected
For All Those Other Times / AnnouncementBlue Note CDP 7 84447 2

* Blue Note CDP 7 84448 2   Elvin Jones - Live At The Lighthouse, Volume 2   1990
* Blue Note CDP 7 84447 2   Elvin Jones - Live At The Lighthouse, Volume 1   1990

Moacir Santos Group

Oscar Brashear, trumpet; Frank Rosolino, trombone; David Duke, French horn; Ray Pizzi, alto, soprano sax; Don Menza, tenor sax, flute; Moacir Santos, baritone sax, vocals, percussion, arranger; Hymie Lewak, piano; Clair Fisher, organ; Bill Henderson, electric piano; Joe Pass, guitar; John Heard, bass; unknown, drums; unknown, percussion; Sheila Wilkinson, vocals; Reggie Andrews, arranger; and others.

A&M Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September 29 & October 10, 1972

tk.9The Mirror's MirrorBlue Note BN-LA007-G
tk.12Kermis-
tk.15April Child-
tk.16Mother Iracema-

* Blue Note BN-LA007-G   Moacir Santos - Maestro   1972

Moacir Santos Group

Oscar Brashear, trumpet; Frank Rosolino, trombone; David Duke, French horn; Ray Pizzi, alto, soprano sax; Don Menza, tenor sax, flute; Moacir Santos, baritone sax, vocals, percussion, arranger; Hymie Lewak, piano; Clair Fisher, organ; Bill Henderson, electric piano; Joe Pass, guitar; John Heard, bass; unknown, drums; unknown, percussion; Sheila Wilkinson, vocals; Reggie Andrews, arranger; and others.: same personnel.

A&M Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September 29 & October 18, 1972

NanaBlue Note BN-LA007-G
tk.4Luanne-
tk.17Bluishmen-
Astral Whine (An Elegy To Any War)-

* Blue Note BN-LA007-G   Moacir Santos - Maestro   1972

Horace Silver Quartet

David Friedman, vibes; Horace Silver, piano; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; Mickey Roker, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 6, 1972

10674Summer In Central ParkBlue Note BN-LA054-F
11480Strange Vibes-
10672Kathy-
11479In Pursuit Of The 27th Man-

* Blue Note BN-LA054-F   Horace Silver - In Pursuit Of The 27th Man   1973

Horace Silver Quintet

Randy Brecker, trumpet, flugelhorn; Michael Brecker, tenor sax; Horace Silver, piano; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; Mickey Roker, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 10, 1972

10671Liberated BrotherBlue Note BN-XW325-W, BN-LA054-F
11478Nothin' Can Stop Me Now-
10673Gregory Is HereBlue Note BN-LA054-F

* Blue Note BN-LA054-F   Horace Silver - In Pursuit Of The 27th Man   1973
* Blue Note BN-XW325-W   Horace Silver - Liberated Brother / Nothin' Can Stop Me Now   1973

Donald Byrd Group

Fonce Mizell, trumpet, vocals; Donald Byrd, flugelhorn, trumpet, vocals; Roger Glenn, flute, alto flute, sax; Joe Sample, piano, electric piano; Fred Perren, electric piano, synthesizer, vocals; David T. Walker, guitar; Chuck Rainey, electric bass; Harvey Mason, drums; Stephanie Spruill, congas, tambourine; Larry Mizell, vocals, arranger.

The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, November 24, 1972

11250Sky HighBlue Note BN-LA047-F, BN-LA700-G
11247Black ByrdBlue Note BN-XW212-W, BN-LA047-F, BN-LA700-G; United Artists XW-510-X
11251Slop Jar BluesBlue Note BN-XW212-W, BN-LA047-F
11248Love's So Far AwayBlue Note BN-LA047-F
11252Where Are We Going-

* Blue Note BN-LA047-F   Donald Byrd - Black Byrd   1973
= Blue Note CDP 7 84466 2   -   1992
* Blue Note BN-LA700-G   Donald Byrd's Best   1976
* Blue Note BN-XW212-W   Donald Byrd - Black Byrd / Slop Jar Blues   1973
* United Artists XW-510-X   Donald Byrd - Black Byrd / Cristo Redentor   1973

Lou Donaldson Octet With Overdubs

Lou Donaldson, alto sax; Eugene Bianco, harp; Joe Venuto, vibes; Derek Smith, piano, electric piano; Jay Berliner, guitar, 12-string guitar; Richard Davis, bass; Grady Tate, drums; Omar Clay, percussion; + overdubs: Joe Farrell, Paul Winter, flute, alto flute; Harry Lookofsky, Aaron Rosand, Irving Spice, violin; Seymour Berman, Harry Zaratzian, viola; Seymour Barab, cello; Wade Marcus, arranger.

A&R Studios, NYC, December 8, 1972;
overdubs recorded A&R Studios, NYC, December 18, 1972

11399 (tk.7)Time After TimeBlue Note BN-LA024-F
11392 (tk.8)You've Changed-
11394 (tk.6)What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life-
11397 (tk.5)Autumn In New York-

* Blue Note BN-LA024-F   Lou Donaldson - Sophisticated Lou   1973

Lou Donaldson Octet With Overdubs

Lou Donaldson, alto sax; Eugene Bianco, harp; Joe Venuto, vibes; Derek Smith, piano, electric piano; Jay Berliner, guitar, 12-string guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Grady Tate, drums; Omar Clay, percussion; + overdubs: Joe Farrell, Paul Winter, flute, alto flute; Harry Lookofsky, Aaron Rosand, Irving Spice, violin; Seymour Berman, Harry Zaratzian, viola; Seymour Barab, cello; Wade Marcus, arranger.: Ron Carter, bass; replaces Davis.

A&R Studios, NYC, December 11, 1972;
overdubs recorded A&R Studios, NYC, December 18, 1972

11393 (tk.4)Stella By StarlightBlue Note BN-LA024-F
11396 (tk.14)You Are The Sunshine Of My LifeBlue Note BN-XW189-W, BN-LA024-F
11398 (tk.2)Blues WalkBlue Note BN-LA024-F
11395 (tk.2)The Long GoodbyeBlue Note BN-XW189-W, BN-LA024-F

* Blue Note BN-LA024-F   Lou Donaldson - Sophisticated Lou   1973
* Blue Note BN-XW189-W   Lou Donaldson - The Long Goodbye / You Are The Sunshine Of My Life   1973

Alphonze Mouzon Group

Buddy Terry, soprano sax; Sonny Fortune, alto sax; Larry Willis, piano, electric piano; Buster Williams, bass; Wilbur Bascomb Jr., electric bass; Alphonze Mouzon, drums, timpani, tabla, percussion, electric piano, Clavinet, Mellotron, vocals.

A&R Studios, NYC, December 13, 14 & 15, 1972

11442The Essence Of MysteryBlue Note BN-LA059-F
11443Funky FingerBlue Note BN-XW261-W, BN-LA059-F
11444Crying AngelsBlue Note BN-LA059-F
11445Why Can't We Make It-
11446Macrobian-
11447Spring WaterBlue Note BN-XW261-W, BN-LA059-F
11448SunflowerBlue Note BN-LA059-F
11449Thank You Lord-
11450Antonia-

* Blue Note BN-LA059-F   Alphonze Mouzon - The Essence Of Mystery   1973
* Blue Note BN-XW261-W   Alphonze Mouzon - Funky Finger / Spring Water   1973

Ronnie Foster Sextet With Orchestra

Garnett Brown, trombone; Seldon Powell, tenor sax; Ronnie Foster, organ; Ernie Hayes, electric piano; David Spinozza, John Tropea, electric guitar; Wilbur Bascomb Jr., electric bass; Bernard Purdie, drums; unknown, percussion; unidentified horns, strings and female vocal group, Horace Ott, arranger, conductor.

Generation Sound Studios, NYC, December 14 & 15, 1972

11433Sweet RevivalBlue Note BN-LA098-G
11434 (tk.9)Lisa's Love-
11435Backstabber-
11436It's Just Gotta Be This Way-
11437 (tk.1)Alone Again (Naturally)-
11438Where Is The Love-
11439Me And Mrs. Jones-
11440 (tk.10)Some Neck-
11441Superwoman-
11900 (tk.1)Inot (as Enot)-

* Blue Note BN-LA098-G   Ronnie Foster - Sweet Revival   1973