Blue Note Records Discography: 1993-1994

1993

Don Pullen & The African-Brazilian Connection

Carlos Ward, alto sax, flute; Don Pullen, piano; Nilson Matta, bass; Mor Thiam, djembe, tabula, rainsticks, wind chimes, vocals #5; Guilherme Franco, timba, berimbau, percussion.
Sorcerer Sound, NYC, February 18 & 19, 1993
1.The Third House On The RightBlue Note CDP 0777 7 89233 2 9
2.Paraty-
3.El Matador-
4.Ah George, We Hardly Knew Ya-
5.Aseeko! (Get Up And Dance!)-
6.Anastasia/Pyramid-
7.Variation On Ode To Life-
* Blue Note CDP 0777 7 89233 2 9   Don Pullen & The African-Brazilian Connection - Ode To Life (A Tribute To George Adams)

Cassandra Wilson

Brandon Ross, steel string guitar; Charlie Burnham, violin; Cassandra Wilson, vocals.
Greene Street Recording, NYC, March, 1993;
Sear Sound, NYC;
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, May, 1993;
Sound On Sound, NYC, July 26, 1993
You Don't Know What Love IsBlue Note (G) F 671007, CDP 0777 7 81357 2 2
Tony Cedras, accordion; Brandon Ross, octave guitar; Kenny Davis, bass; Lance Carter, drums; Cassandra Wilson, vocals.
Come On In My Kitchen-
Kenny Davis, bass; Kevin Johnson, snare; Cassandra Wilson, vocals.
Tell Me You'll Wait For Me-
Brandon Ross, classical guitar, octave guitar; Lance Carter, Kevin Johnson, percussion; Vinx, percussion, voices; Cassandra Wilson, vocals.
Children Of The Night-
Olu Dara, cornet; Brandon Ross, steel string guitar; Cassandra Wilson, vocals.
Hellhound On My Trail-
Don Byron, clarinet; Cyro Baptista, Lance Carter, Jeff Haynes, Kevin Johnson, Bill McClellan, Vinx, percussion; Cassandra Wilson, vocals.
Black Crow-
Cassandra Wilson, voices.
Sankofa-
Gib Wharton, pedal steel guitar; Cyro Baptista, Jeff Haynes, percussion; Cassandra Wilson, vocals.
Estrellas-
same session.
Redbone-
Brandon Ross, steel string guitar; Charlie Burnham, violin, mandocello; Lonnie Plaxico, bass; Kevin Johnson, percussion, loose change; Lance Carter, snares; Cassandra Wilson, vocals.
Tupelo Honey-
Gib Wharton, pedal steel guitar; Charlie Burnham, violin; Kenny Davis, bass; Bill McClellan, drums; Cyro Baptista, Jeff Haynes, percussion; Cassandra Wilson, vocals.
Blue Light 'Til Dawn-
Chris Whitley, National resophonic guitar; Cassandra Wilson, vocals.
I Can't Stand The Rain-
* Blue Note CDP 0777 7 81357 2 2, (Eu) CDP 0777 7 81357 2 2, (J) TOCJ-5862   Cassandra Wilson - Blue Light 'Til Dawn
* Blue Note (G) F 671007   Cassandra Wilson - Blue Light 'Til Dawn

Gonzalo Rubalcaba Trio

Gonzalo Rubalcaba, piano; Charlie Haden, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.
"Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall", NYC, May 14, 1993
First SongBlue Note CDP 7243 8 30491 2 7
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 30491 2 7   Gonzalo Rubalcaba In The USA - Imagine

Don Pullen & The African-Brazilian Connection

Carlos Ward, alto sax; Don Pullen, piano; Nilson Matta, bass; J.T. Lewis, drums; Mor Thiam, djembe, tabula, rainsticks, wind chimes, vocals #4,5.
"Montreux Jazz Festival", Montreux, Switzerland, July 13, 1993
1.Yebino SpringBlue Note CDP 7243 8 30271 2 5
2.Ah George, We Hardly Knew Ya-
3.Capoeira-
4.Kele Mou Bana-
5.Aseeko! (Get Up And Dance!)-
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 30271 2 5   Don Pullen & The African-Brazilian Connection - Live ... Again, Live At Montreux

Mose Allison

Randy Brecker, trumpet; Joe Lovano, alto sax; Bob Malach, tenor sax; Hugh McCracken, harmonica; Mose Allison, piano, vocals; John Scofield, guitar; Ratzo B. Harris, bass; Paul Motian, drums; Ray Mantilla, congas.
Skyline Studios, NYC, September 8, 9 & 10, 1993
Certified Senior CitizenBlue Note CDP 7243 8 27640 2 1
This Ain't Me-
You Can't Push People Around-
My Ideal-
The Earth Wants You-
Cabaret Card-
Red Wagon-
Children Of The Future-
I Don't Love You-
Who's In, Who's Out-
Natural Born Malcontent-
What A Shame-
Variation On Dixie-
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 27640 2 1   Mose Allison - The Earth Wants You

John Scofield Sextet/Quintet/Quartet/Trio

Eddie Harris, tenor sax #1-5; Larry Goldings, piano, organ #1,2,8; John Scofield, guitar; Dennis Irwin, bass; Bill Stewart, drums; Don Alias, percussion #1-3,6,7.
The Power Station, NYC, October, 1993
1.I'll Take LesBlue Note B1-27327
2.Whip The MuleBlue Note CDP 7243 8 27327 2 3
3.Do Like EddieBlue Note B1-27327
4.Checkered PastBlue Note CDP 7243 8 27327 2 3
5.Don't Shoot The Messenger-
6.Golden DazeBlue Note B1-27327
7.She's So Lucky-
8.Dark Blue-
9.77th Floor-
10.Out Of The CityBlue Note CDP 7243 8 27327 2 3
* Blue Note B1-27327, CDP 7243 8 27327 2 3   John Scofield - Hand Jive

Max Roach With The New Orchestra Of Boston

Max Roach, drums; The New Orchestra Of Boston, David Epstein, conductor.
"University Of Massachusetts", Amherst, MA, December 2, 1993
Festival Journey: Movement I: Outbursts, Thunder, Clouds And MistsBlue Note CDP 7243 8 34813 2 3
Festival Journey: Movement II: Bells, Drones And Spiritual Fantasy-
Festival Journey: Movement III: Strutting-
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 34813 2 3   Max Roach With The New Orchestra Of Boston And The So What Brass Quintet

McCoy Tyner - Bobby Hutcherson Duo

Bobby Hutcherson, vibes, marimba; McCoy Tyner, piano.
NYC, December 3-4, 1993
Manhattan MoodsBlue Note CDP 7243 8 28423 2 3
Blue Monk-
Dearly Beloved-
(I Loves You) Porgy-
Isn't This My Sound Around Me-
Soul Eyes-
Travelin' Blues-
Rosie-
For Heaven's Sake-
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 28423 2 3   McCoy Tyner & Bobby Hutcherson - Manhattan Moods

John Scofield - Pat Metheny Quartet

John Scofield, guitar; Pat Metheny, guitar, electric guitar, guitar synthesizer; Steve Swallow, bass, electric bass; Bill Stewart, drums.
The Power Station, NYC, December, 1993
I Can See Your House From HereBlue Note CDP 7243 8 27765 2 9
The Red One-
No Matter What-
Everybody's Party-
Message To My Friend-
No Way Jose-
Say The Brother's Name-
S.C.O.-
Quiet Rising-
One Way To Be-
You Speak My Language-
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 27765 2 9   John Scofield & Pat Metheny - I Can See Your House From Here

1994 (55th anniversary)

Kevin Hays Quintet

Seamus Blake, tenor sax; Steve Nelson, vibes; Kevin Hays, piano; Doug Weiss, bass; Brian Blade, drums.
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, January 12 & 13, 1994
Take The D Flat TrainBlue Note CDP 0777 7 89679 2 7
7th Sense-
Three Pillars-
My Man's Gone Now-
Interlude-
Space Acres-
Little B's Poem-
East Of The Sun-
Makyo-
Black Narcissus-
* Blue Note CDP 0777 7 89679 2 7   Kevin Hays - 7th Sense

Sonny Fortune Quartet/Duo/Trio

Sonny Fortune, alto sax #1-7,9,10, flute #8; Kirk Lightsey, piano #1-7,9; Buster Williams, bass #1,2,4-7,9; Santi Debriano, bass #8,10; Billy Hart, drums #1,2,4-7,9; Ronnie Burrage, drums #10.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 17, 18 & 27, 1994
1.Four In OneBlue Note CDP 7243 8 28243 2 9
2.Criss Cross-
3.Reflections-
4.Monk's Dream-
5.Hornin' In-
6.Coming On The Hudson-
7.Trinkle Tinkle-
8.Pannonica-
9.Hackensack-
10.Ask Me Now-
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 28243 2 9   Sonny Fortune - Four In One

Benny Green Trio With Horns

Benny Green, piano; Christian McBride, bass #1-3,5-8,10,12; Kenny Washington, drums #1-3,5-7,10,12; with Byron Stripling, trumpet #1,3,5; Delfeayo Marsalis, trombone #1,3,5; John Clark, French horn #1,3,5; Herb Besson, tuba #1,3,5; Jerry Dodgion, flute, alto flute, alto sax #1,3,5; Gary Smulyan, baritone sax #1,3,5; Bob Belden, arranger #1,3,5.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 22 & 23, 1994
1.Nice PantsBlue Note CDP 7243 8 29268 2 5
2.Playmate-
3.I Want To Talk About You-
4.The Place To Be-
5.I Felt That-
6.Pensativa-
7.One Of Another Kind-
8.Which Came First?-
9.Noreen's Nocturne-
10.Concertina-
11.The Gravy Waltz-
12.The Folks Who Live On The Hill-
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 29268 2 5   Benny Green - The Place To Be

Greg Osby's Hip Hop Group

Greg Osby, alto sax; Riva Parker, words.
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, March 25 & 26, 1994
PillarsBlue Note CDP 7243 8 29266 2 7
Greg Osby, alto sax, keyboards; Mulgrew Miller, piano; DJ Ghetto, scratches.
Mr. Freeman-
Greg Osby, alto sax; Mulgrew Miller, piano; DJ Ghetto, scratches; Sha-Key, words.
Rocking Chair-
Greg Osby, alto sax; DJ Ghetto, scratches; Mustafo, words.
Buried Alive-
Greg Osby, alto sax; Markita Morris, words.
Poetry In Motion-
Greg Osby, alto sax; DJ Ghetto, scratches; Markita Morris, words.
Black Book-
Greg Osby, alto sax; DJ Ghetto, scratches; Mustafo, words.
Smokescreen-
Greg Osby, alto sax; DJ Ghetto, scratches; Bernard Collins Jr., Taj McCoy, Markita Morris, Riva Parker, words.
Brewing Poetry-
Greg Osby, alto sax; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Calvin Jones, bass; Bill McClellan, drums; Taj McCoy, Markita Morris, vocals.
Intuition-
Greg Osby, alto sax; DJ Ghetto, scratches; Taj McCoy, Markita Morris, Riva Parker, words.
Fade To Black Medley: A) A Brother And A Token-
Greg Osby, alto sax; Mustafo, words.
Fade To Black Medley: B) In A City Blues-
Greg Osby, alto sax; Taj McCoy, Markita Morris, words.
Fade To Black Medley: C) Urbanite Kodes-
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 29266 2 7   Greg Osby - Black Book

Gonzalo Rubalcaba Solo

Gonzalo Rubalcaba, piano.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA with an invited audience, June 23, 1994
ImagineBlue Note CDP 7243 8 30491 2 7
Circuito II-
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 30491 2 7   Gonzalo Rubalcaba In The USA - Imagine

Gonzalo Rubalcaba Quartet

Reynaldo Melian, trumpet #1-3; Gonzalo Rubalcaba, piano; Felipe Cabrera, electric bass #1-3; Julio Barreto, drums #1-3.
"Wadswroth Hall", UCLA, Westwood, CA, June 24, 1994
1.ContagioBlue Note CDP 7243 8 30491 2 7
2.Woody'n You-
3.Perfidia-
4.Mima-
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 30491 2 7   Gonzalo Rubalcaba In The USA - Imagine