Blue Note Records Discography: 1987-1988

1987

Freddie Hubbard Sextet

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Stanley Turrentine, tenor sax; Larry Willis, electric piano, synthesizer; George Benson, guitar; Wayne Braithwaite, electric bass; Idris Muhammad, drums, tambourine.
M&I Recording Studios, NYC, January 23, 1987
Battlescar GaloricaBlue Note BT 85139
Soulmates-
* Blue Note BT 85139, CDP 7 46898 2   Freddie Hubbard - Life Flight

Freddie Hubbard Quintet

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Ralph Moore, tenor sax; Larry Willis, piano; Rufus Reid, bass; Carl Allen, drums.
M&I Recording Studios, NYC, January 24, 1987
The Melting PotBlue Note BT 85139
Life Flight-
* Blue Note BT 85139, CDP 7 46898 2   Freddie Hubbard - Life Flight

Charnett Moffett Quartet

Kenny Kirkland, synthesizer; Stanley Jordan, guitar; Charnett Moffett, bass; Al Foster, drums.
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, March 9, 1987
The DanceBlue Note BLJ-46993
* Blue Note BLJ-46993, CDP 7 46993 2   Charnett Moffett - Net Man

Charnett Moffett Quartet

Michael Brecker, tenor sax; Kenny Drew Jr., piano; Charnett Moffett, bass; Codaryl "Cody" Moffett, drums.
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, March 10, 1987
Swing BassBlue Note BLJ-46993
* Blue Note BLJ-46993, CDP 7 46993 2   Charnett Moffett - Net Man

Charnett Moffett Trio

Kenny Kirkland, synthesizer; Charnett Moffett, bass, drum machine; Mino Cinelu, percussion.
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, March 11, 1987
MizzomBlue Note BLJ-46993
Mona Lisa-
* Blue Note BLJ-46993, CDP 7 46993 2   Charnett Moffett - Net Man

Charnett Moffett Quartet

Charles Moffett Jr., tenor sax; Kenny Drew Jr., piano; Charnett Moffett, bass; Charles Moffett Sr., drums.
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, March 13, 1987
Softly, As In A Morning SunriseBlue Note BLJ-46993
* Blue Note BLJ-46993, CDP 7 46993 2   Charnett Moffett - Net Man

Charnett Moffett Trio

Kenny Kirkland, synthesizer; Charnett Moffett, bass, drum machine; Mino Cinelu, percussion.
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, March 13, 1987
For YouBlue Note BLJ-46993
* Blue Note BLJ-46993, CDP 7 46993 2   Charnett Moffett - Net Man

Charnett Moffett Quartet

Kenny Drew Jr., synthesizer; Charnett Moffett, bass, electric bass, drum machine; Codaryl "Cody" Moffett, cymbals; Mino Cinelu, percussion.
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, March 15, 1987
One Left OverBlue Note BLJ-46993
Net Man-
* Blue Note BLJ-46993, CDP 7 46993 2   Charnett Moffett - Net Man

Dianne Reeves

Freddie Hubbard, flugelhorn; Billy Childs, George Duke, piano; Stanley Clarke, bass; Tony Williams, drums; Airto Moreira, percussion; Dianne Reeves, vocals.
Mama Jo's Recording Studios, North Hollywood, CA, early April, 1987
YesterdaysBlue Note BLJ-46906
I've Got It Bad And That Ain't Good-
* Blue Note BLJ-46906, CDP 7 46906 2   Dianne Reeves

Don Pullen - George Adams Quartet

George Adams, tenor sax, flute; Don Pullen, piano; Cameron Brown, bass; Dannie Richmond, drums.
RCA Studio C, NYC, April 21, 1987
(tk.5)Sun WatchersBlue Note BLJ-46907
(tk.4)Warm Up-
(tk.3)1529 Gunn Street-
(tk.1)Serenade For Sariah-
-Sing Me A Song Everlasting-
(tk.3)Another Reason To CelebrateBlue Note CDP 7 46907 2; Mosaic MS-013
* Blue Note BLJ-46907, CDP 7 46907 2   Don Pullen-George Adams Quartet - Song Everlasting
= Mosaic MS-013   Don Pullen - Mosaic Select

Dianne Reeves

Justo Almario, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock, keyboards; Jorge Del Barrio, Synclavier; Paul Jackson Jr., guitar; Freddie Washington, electric bass; Leon "Ndugu" Chancler, drums; Paulinho Da Costa, percussion; Dianne Reeves, vocals.
Mama Jo's Recording Studios, North Hollywood, CA, early May, 1987
Harvest TimeBlue Note BLJ-46906
Never Said (Chan's Song)-
Never Said (Chan's Song) (single mix)Blue Note (J) CJ20-5029
* Blue Note BLJ-46906, CDP 7 46906 2   Dianne Reeves
* Blue Note (J) CJ20-5029   Dianne Reeves - Oh What A Freedom

Mose Allison Sextet

Arthur Blythe, alto sax; Bobby Malach, Bennie Wallace, tenor sax; Mose Allison, piano, vocals; Dennis Irwin, bass; Tom Whaley, drums.
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, May 10, 1987
(tk.10)JosephineBlue Note BLJ-48015
(tk.2)Gettin' There-
(tk.3)Ever Since The World Ended-
* Blue Note BLJ-48015, CDP 7 48015 2   Mose Allison - Ever Since The World Ended

Mose Allison Quartet

Mose Allison, piano, vocals; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Dennis Irwin, bass; Tom Whaley, drums.
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, May 11, 1987
(tk.5)Indian SummerBlue Note CDP 7 48015 2
(tk.3)Tumblin' Tumbleweed-
(tk.4)I Looked In The MirrorBlue Note BLJ-48015
-What's Your Movie-
* Blue Note BLJ-48015, CDP 7 48015 2   Mose Allison - Ever Since The World Ended

Mose Allison Quintet

Bobby Malach, alto sax; Bennie Wallace, tenor sax; Mose Allison, piano, vocals; Dennis Irwin, bass; Tom Whaley, drums.
M&I Recording Studios, NYC, May 21, 1987
(tk.4)Tai Chi LifeBlue Note BLJ-48015
-Trouble In Mind-
(tk.8)Top Forty-
* Blue Note BLJ-48015, CDP 7 48015 2   Mose Allison - Ever Since The World Ended

Dianne Reeves

Billy Childs, piano; George Duke, synthesizer; Tony Dumas, bass; Ralph Penland, drums; Dianne Reeves, vocals.
Le Gonks West, Los Angeles, CA, late May, 1987
That's AllBlue Note BLJ-46906
I'm O.K.-
* Blue Note BLJ-46906, CDP 7 46906 2   Dianne Reeves

Dianne Reeves

George Duke, piano, synthesizer; Paul Jackson Jr., guitar; Freddie Washington, electric bass; Rickey Lawton, drums; Paulinho Da Costa, percussion; Dianne Reeves, vocals.
Mama Jo's Recording Studios, North Hollywood, CA, early June, 1987
Sky IslandsBlue Note BLJ-46906
Better Days-
Better Days (single mix)Blue Note (J) CJ20-5029
* Blue Note BLJ-46906, CDP 7 46906 2   Dianne Reeves
* Blue Note (J) CJ20-5029   Dianne Reeves - Oh What A Freedom

Mose Allison Trio

Mose Allison, piano, vocals; Dennis Irwin, bass; Tom Whaley, drums.
M&I Recording Studios, NYC, June 2, 1987
(tk.6)I'm AliveBlue Note BLJ-48015
(tk.4)Puttin' Up With Me-
* Blue Note BLJ-48015, CDP 7 48015 2   Mose Allison - Ever Since The World Ended

Bennie Wallace Quartet

Bennie Wallace, tenor sax; John Scofield, guitar #1; Mitch Watkins, guitar #2; Eddie Gomez, bass #1; Jay Anderson, bass #2; Alvin Queen, drums #1; Jeff Hirshfield, drums #2.
Skyline Studios, NYC, June 8-13, 1987
1.Bon-A-RueBlue Note B1-48014
2.Carolina Moon-
* Blue Note B1-48014, CDP 7 48014 2   Bennie Wallace - Border Town

Bennie Wallace Septet

Bennie Wallace, tenor sax; Dr. John, piano, organ; John Scofield, Mitch Watkins, guitar; Will Lee, electric bass; Chris Parker, drums; Herlin Riley, percussion.
Skyline Studios, NYC, June 8-13, 1987
Border TownBlue Note B1-48014
* Blue Note B1-48014, CDP 7 48014 2   Bennie Wallace - Border Town

Bennie Wallace Sextet

Ray Anderson, trombone; Bennie Wallace, tenor sax; Dr. John, piano, organ #1,3,5, piano #2,4; John Scofield, guitar; Eddie Gomez, bass; Herlin Riley, drums #1,3,5; Chris Parker, drums #2,4.
Skyline Studios, NYC, June 8-13, 1987
1.SkanctifiedBlue Note B1-48014
2.Stormy Weather-
3.East Nine-
4.Seven Sisters-
5.Dance With A Dolly (With A Hole In Her Stocking)-
* Blue Note B1-48014, CDP 7 48014 2   Bennie Wallace - Border Town

Jack Walrath Trio

Jack Walrath, trumpet; James Williams, piano; Willie Nelson, guitar, vocals.
Pedermales Recording Studio, Spicewood, TX, June 9, 1987
A Big Bouquet Of RosesBlue Note BLJ-46905
I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, Part 2-
* Blue Note BLJ-46905, CDP 7 46905 2   Jack Walrath - Master Of Suspense

Bennie Wallace Quintet

Bennie Wallace, tenor sax; Dr. John, piano; Mitch Watkins, guitar; Jay Anderson, bass; Herlin Riley, drums.
Skyline Studios, NYC, June 11, 1987
It's Only A Paper MoonBlue Note CDP 7 48014 2
* Blue Note CDP 7 48014 2   Bennie Wallace - Border Town

Freddie Hubbard - Woody Shaw Sextet

Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, trumpet; Kenny Garrett, alto sax; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Carl Allen, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 11, 1987
tk.3The MoontraneBlue Note B1-48017
tk.5Down Under-
tk.7Tomorrow's Destiny-
tk.8Nostrand And Fulton-
tk.9Calling Miss Khadija-
* Blue Note B1-48017, CDP 7 48017 2   Freddie Hubbard & Woody Shaw - The Eternal Triangle
= Blue Note CDP 7243 8 32747 2 7   The Freddie Hubbard And Woody Shaw Sessions

Freddie Hubbard - Woody Shaw Sextet

Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, trumpet; Kenny Garrett, alto sax; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Carl Allen, drums.: same personnel.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 12, 1987
tk.11Reets And IBlue Note CDP 7 48017 2, CDP 7243 8 32747 2 7
tk.12The Eternal TriangleBlue Note B1-48017
tk.13Sao PauloBlue Note CDP 7 48017 2, CDP 7243 8 32747 2 7
* Blue Note B1-48017, CDP 7 48017 2   Freddie Hubbard & Woody Shaw - The Eternal Triangle
= Blue Note CDP 7243 8 32747 2 7   The Freddie Hubbard And Woody Shaw Sessions

Bireli Lagrene Sextet

Bill Evans, tenor sax; Clifford Carter, keyboards; Bireli Lagrene, guitar; Victor Bailey, electric bass; Bernard Purdie, drums; Cafe, percussion.
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, July 4, 1987
Rock ItBlue Note BLJ-48016
Hips-
* Blue Note BLJ-48016, CDP 7 48016 2   Bireli Lagrene - Inferno

Bireli Lagrene Sextet

Bill Evans, tenor sax; Clifford Carter, keyboards; Bireli Lagrene, guitar; Victor Bailey, electric bass; Danny Gottlieb, Dave Weckl, drums; Cafe, percussion.
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, July 5, 1987
IncertitudeBlue Note BLJ-48016
Ballade-
* Blue Note BLJ-48016, CDP 7 48016 2   Bireli Lagrene - Inferno

Bireli Lagrene Sextet

Bill Evans, tenor sax; Clifford Carter, keyboards; Bireli Lagrene, guitar; Victor Bailey, electric bass; Pierre Moerlen, Dave Weckl, drums; Cafe, percussion.
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, July 6, 1987
BergaBlue Note BLJ-48016
Action-
Inferno-
* Blue Note BLJ-48016, CDP 7 48016 2   Bireli Lagrene - Inferno

Bireli Lagrene Solo

Bireli Lagrene, guitar.
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, July 8, 1987
Rue De Pierre, Part 2Blue Note BLJ-48016
* Blue Note BLJ-48016, CDP 7 48016 2   Bireli Lagrene - Inferno

Michel Petrucciani Quartet

Michel Petrucciani, piano; John Abercrombie, guitar; Gary Peacock, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, September 24, 1987
She Did It AgainBlue Note B1-48679
One For Us-
Sahara-
13th-
Mr. K.J.-
* Blue Note B1-48679, CDP 7 48679 2   Michel Petrucciani - Michel Plays Petrucciani

Michel Petrucciani Quintet

Michel Petrucciani, piano; John Abercrombie, guitar; Eddie Gomez, bass; Al Foster, drums; Steve Thornton, percussion.
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, December 9 & 10, 1987
One Night At Ken And Jessica'sBlue Note B1-48679
It's A Dance-
La Champagne-
Brazilian Suite-
* Blue Note B1-48679, CDP 7 48679 2   Michel Petrucciani - Michel Plays Petrucciani

1988

Tony Williams Quintet

Wallace Roney, trumpet; Billy Pierce, tenor, soprano sax; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Charnett Moffett, bass; Tony Williams, drums.
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, April 4-6, 1988
Angel StreetBlue Note B1-48494
Touch Me-
Red Mask-
Kiss Me-
Dreamland-
Only With You-
Pee Wee-
Thrill Me-
Obsession-
* Blue Note B1-48494, CDP 7 48494 2   Tony Williams - Angel Street

Bobby Watson & Horizon

Roy Hargrove, trumpet; Bobby Watson, alto sax; John Hicks, piano; Curtis Lundy, bass; Victor Lewis, drums.
Skyline Studios, NYC, afternoon, May 1, 1988
(tk.7)Country Corn FlakesBlue Note B1-90262
(tk.5)And Then Again-
(tk.3)Forty Acres And A Mule-
-No Question About It-
* Blue Note B1-90262, CDP 7 90262 2   Bobby Watson & Horizon - No Question About It

Bobby Watson & Horizon

Roy Hargrove, trumpet; Frank Lacy, trombone; Bobby Watson, alto sax; John Hicks, piano; Curtis Lundy, bass; Kenny Washington, drums.
Skyline Studios, NYC, night, May 1, 1988
(tk.1)Blood CountBlue Note B1-90262
(tk.2)What Can I Do For You-
(tk.4)As Quiet As It's Keptunissued
(tk.1)MoonriseBlue Note B1-90262
* Blue Note B1-90262, CDP 7 90262 2   Bobby Watson & Horizon - No Question About It

Freddie Hubbard Band

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet, flugelhorn; Todd Cochran, keyboards, arranger; John Lehmkuhl, programs #3; Ben Dowling, sound design #1,3; Stanley Clarke, bass #1; Stix Hooper, drums #1,5; Michael Shrieve, cymbals #1-4,6, electric percussion #5,7; Munyungo Jackson, percussion; Phil Perry, vocals #3.
Burbank, CA, July-November, 1988
1.Spanish RoseBlue Note B1-90905
2.Back To Lovin' Again-
3.Was She Really There-
4.Corazon Amplio (A Song For Bert)-
5.Times Are Changin'-
6.Sabrosa-
7.Fragile-
* Blue Note B1-90905, CDP 7 90905 2   Freddie Hubbard - Times Are Changin'

Bireli Lagrene Quintet

Koono, keyboards; Bireli Lagrene, guitar, acoustic guitar; Jeff Andrews, electric bass #1,3-7; Jurgen Attig, electric bass #2; Dennis Chambers, drums #1-7; Cafe, percussion.
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, August 10-12, 1988
1.TimotheeBlue Note B1-90967
2.Joseph-
3.Jack Rabbit-
4.Foreign Affairs-
5.Passing Through The Night-
6.Senegal-
7.T. Jean-
8.I Can't Get Started-
* Blue Note B1-90967, CDP 7 90967 2   Bireli Lagrene - Foreign Affairs

Bireli Lagrene Solo

Bireli Lagrene, acoustic guitar.
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, August 10-12, 1988
Rue De Pierre, Part 3Blue Note B1-90967
Rue De Pierre, Part 4Blue Note CDP 7 90967 2
Rue De Pierre, Part 5-
* Blue Note B1-90967, CDP 7 90967 2   Bireli Lagrene - Foreign Affairs

Jack Walrath Sextet +

Jack Walrath, trumpet; Rick Margitza, tenor sax #7,8; Carter Jefferson, tenor sax, clarinet; James Williams, piano; John Abercrombie, guitar; Anthony Cox, bass; Ronnie Burrage, drums.
A&R Studios, NYC, August 19 & 21, 1988
1.Village Of The DarnedBlue Note B1-91101
2.Watch Your Head-
3.Fright Night-
4.Annie Lee-
5.England-
6.Beer!-
7.Future ReferenceBlue Note CDP 7 91101 2
8.The Small Of The Blues-
* Blue Note B1-91101, CDP 7 91101 2   Jack Walrath - Neohippus

Stanley Turrentine Quintet With Strings

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet #1; Stanley Turrentine, tenor sax; Bobby Lyle, keyboards, arranger; David T. Walker, guitar #2; Paul Jackson Jr., guitar #3; Abe Laboriel, electric bass; Michael Baker, drums #1,2; Tony Lewis, drums #3; Jean Carne, vocals #3; with Jean Hugo, Vanesse Kibbe, Radan Kuyumjian, Horia Moroaica, Cynthia Morrow, David Shamban, Daniel Smith, Herschel Wise, Michele Zivahl, strings #2,3; Booker White, conductor #2,3.
Ocean Way Recording, Los Angeles, CA, September 5-19, 1988
1.Terrible "T"Blue Note B1-90261
2.Touching-
3.Night Breeze-
* Blue Note B1-90261, CDP 7 90261 2   Stanley Turrentine - La Place

Stanley Turrentine Sextet/Septet

Michael Stewart, trumpet #1; Stanley Turrentine, tenor sax; Bobby Lyle, keyboards, arranger; Paul Jackson Jr., guitar; Kevin Brandon, electric bass #1; Abe Laboriel, electric bass #2; Michael Baker, drums; Paulinho Da Costa, percussion.
Ocean Way Recording, Los Angeles, CA, September 5-19, 1988
1.Cruisin'Blue Note B1-90261
2.Take 4-
* Blue Note B1-90261, CDP 7 90261 2   Stanley Turrentine - La Place

Stanley Turrentine Quintet

Stanley Turrentine, tenor sax; Bobby Lyle, keyboards, arranger; Phil Upchurch, guitar #1; Paul Jackson Jr., guitar #2; Kevin Brandon, electric bass #1; Abe Laboriel, electric bass #2; Michael Baker, drums.
Aire L.A. Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September 5-19, 1988
1.La Place StreetBlue Note B1-90261
2.Sparkie-
* Blue Note B1-90261, CDP 7 90261 2   Stanley Turrentine - La Place

McCoy Tyner Solo

McCoy Tyner, piano.
Merkin Hall, NYC, October 25, 1988
(tk.3)Don't Blame MeBlue Note B1-91651
(tk.1)You Taught My Heart To Sing-
-Lazy Bird-
(tk.2)Contemplation-
(tk.8)Someone To Watch Over Me-
* Blue Note B1-91651, CDP 7 91651 2   McCoy Tyner - Revelations

McCoy Tyner Solo

McCoy Tyner, piano.: same personnel.
Merkin Hall, NYC, October 26, 1988
(tk.3)RioBlue Note B1-91651
(tk.2)Yesterdays-
-How Deep Is The Ocean-
(tk.1)When I Fall In LoveBlue Note CDP 7 91651 2
(tk.11)In A Mellow ToneBlue Note B1-91651
* Blue Note B1-91651, CDP 7 91651 2   McCoy Tyner - Revelations

McCoy Tyner Solo

McCoy Tyner, piano.: same personnel.
Merkin Hall, NYC, October 27, 1988
(tk.2)Autumn LeavesBlue Note CDP 7 91651 2
(tk.1)View From The HillBlue Note B1-91651
(tk.5)PeresinsBlue Note CDP 7 91651 2
* Blue Note B1-91651, CDP 7 91651 2   McCoy Tyner - Revelations

Charnett Moffett Quartet/Trio

Kenny Garrett, alto sax #2,3; Charles Moffett Jr., tenor sax #1; Kenny Drew Jr., piano, synthesizer; Charnett Moffett, bass, electric bass, keyboards, percussion; Codaryl "Cody" Moffett, drums.
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, late 1988
1.Love Never FailsBlue Note B1-91650
2.Dancing With Love-
3.Eastwood-
4.The Message-
* Blue Note B1-91650, CDP 7 91650 2   Charnett Moffett - Beauty Within

Charnett Moffett Trio

Bernard Wright, synthesizer, drum programs; Stanley Jordan, electric guitar; Charnett Moffett, electric bass, drum programs.
Studio J, NYC, late 1988
AngelaBlue Note B1-91650
* Blue Note B1-91650, CDP 7 91650 2   Charnett Moffett - Beauty Within

Charnett Moffett Quartet

Mondre Moffett, trumpet, synthesizer string; Bernard Wright, synthesizer; Charnett Moffett, bass, keyboards; Charles Moffett Sr., drums.
The Studio, NYC, late 1988
My Little OneBlue Note B1-91650
* Blue Note B1-91650, CDP 7 91650 2   Charnett Moffett - Beauty Within

Charnett Moffett Duo

Kenny Drew Jr., piano, synthesizer; Charnett Moffett, bass, drum programs, synthesizer, percussion; Charisa Moffett, vocals.
The Studio, NYC, late 1988
Beauty WithinBlue Note B1-91650
* Blue Note B1-91650, CDP 7 91650 2   Charnett Moffett - Beauty Within

Stanley Jordan Solo

Stanley Jordan, synthesizer guitar.
PLM Hotel, Fort De France, Martinique, France, December 2, 1988
CornucopiaBlue Note B1-92356
* Blue Note B1-92356, CDP 7 92356 2   Stanley Jordan - Cornucopia

Don Pullen Trio

Don Pullen, piano; Gary Peacock, bass; Tony Williams, drums.
A&R Studios, NYC, December 16, 1988
(tk.2)Once Upon A TimeBlue Note B1-91785
(tk.3)New Beginnings-
-Warriors-
(tk.4)Jana's Delight-
(tk.3)Silence = DeathBlue Note CDP 7 91785 2; Mosaic MS-013
(tk.2)At The Cafe CentraleBlue Note B1-91785
(tk.3)Reap The Whirlwind-
* Blue Note B1-91785, CDP 7 91785 2   Don Pullen - New Beginnings
= Mosaic MS-013   Don Pullen - Mosaic Select

Gil Melle

Gil Melle, composer, electro orchestrator, programs, all instruments, producer.
Diamondhead, Malibu, CA, 1988-1989
MindscapeBlue Note B1-92168
Double Exposure-
Message From Mozambique-
Shadow And Substance: Vintage Autumn / Experiment Perilous / Zero In The Universe-
Bird Of Paradise-
The Blue Lion-
Anti-GravitationalBlue Note CDP 7 92168 2
Neon CanyonsBlue Note B1-92168
Swamp Girl-
The Richest Man In BogotaBlue Note CDP 7 92168 2
* Blue Note B1-92168, CDP 7 92168 2   Gil Melle - Mindscape