Blue Note Records Discography: 1995-1996

1995

Kevin Hays Sextet

Steve Hall, tenor sax; Seamus Blake, tenor, soprano sax; Kevin Hays, piano, Fender Rhodes; Doug Weiss, bass; Billy Hart, drums; Daniel Sadownick, percussion.
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, January 21 & 22, 1995
DaybreakBlue Note CDP 7243 8 32491 2 1
Early Evening-
Go Round-
When I Wake-
The Run-
Sutra-
Quiet-
Invitation (Bronislaw Kaper)-
Sutra (Reprise)-
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 32491 2 1   Kevin Hays - Go Round

Sonny Fortune Quartet/Septet/Trio/Sextet

Jerry Gonzalez, flugelhorn #3, trumpet #7, trumpet, congas #9; Robin Eubanks, trombone #3,7,9; Sonny Fortune, soprano sax, flute #1, alto sax #2,4,6-8, alto flute #3, flute #5, soprano sax #9; Kenny Barron, piano; Wayne Dockery, bass; Ronnie Burrage, drums #1,9; Billy Hart, drums #2-4,6-8; Steve Berrios, percussion #3,9.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 20 & 21, 1995
1.Mind GamesBlue Note CDP 7243 8 32799 2 0
2.Laying It Down-
3.Awakening-
4.A Swing Touch-
5.Never Again Is Such A Long Time-
6.It Ain't What It Was-
7.It's A Bird-
8.Tribute To A Holiday-
9.Long Before Our Mothers Cried-
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 32799 2 0   Sonny Fortune - A Better Understanding

Don Pullen & The African-Brazilian Connection

Don Pullen, piano; and The African-Brazilian Connection: Carlos Ward, alto sax; J.T. Lewis, drums; Mor Thiam, African percussion; featuring Joseph Bowie, trombone; Santi Debriano, bass; Chief Cliff Singers: Mike Kenmille, lead vocals; Arleen Adams, Francis Auld, Gina Big Beaver, Clayton Burke, Clifford Burke, Kenny Lozeau, vocals, drums.
The Power Station, NYC, March 8 & 9, 1995
The Eagle Staff Is FirstBlue Note CDP 7243 8 32800 2 5
Common Ground-
River Song-
Reservation Blues-
Message In Smoke-
Resting On The Road-
Reprise: Still Here-
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 32800 2 5   Don Pullen - Sacred Common Ground

Cassandra Wilson

Graham Haynes, cornet; Chris Whitley, resophonic guitar; Lonnie Plaxico, bass; Cassandra Wilson, vocals.
The Turtle Creek Barn, Bearsville, NY, April 18-26, 1995;
Sound On Sound, NYC, May 3-5, 1995
Strange FruitBlue Note (G) 8 37183 1, CDP 7243 8 32861 2 6
Lawrence 'Butch' Morris, cornet; Brandon Ross, acoustic guitar, octave guitar; Kevin Breit, acoustic guitar, resophonic guitar; Lonnie Plaxico, bass; Dougie Bowne, floor tom; Cassandra Wilson, vocals.
Love Is Blindness-
Brandon Ross, acoustic guitar; Kevin Breit, acoustic guitar, resophonic guitar; Dougie Bowne, drums; Cyro Baptista, percussion; Cassandra Wilson, vocals.
Solomon Sang-
Cyro Baptista, Jew's harp, percussion; Kevin Breit, tenor banjo, electric guitar; Brandon Ross, acoustic guitar; Mark Anthony Peterson, bass; Dougie Bowne, drums, percussion; Cassandra Wilson, vocals.
Death Letter-
Gib Wharton, pedal steel guitar; Lonnie Plaxico, bass; Dougie Bowne, drums; Cassandra Wilson, vocals.
Skylark-
Brandon Ross, octave guitar; Lonnie Plaxico, bass; Cassandra Wilson, vocals, acoustic guitar.
Find Him-
Brandon Ross, acoustic guitar; Charlie Burnham, violin; Lonnie Plaxico, bass; Dougie Bowne, drums; Kevin Breit, Irish bozouki; Cassandra Wilson, vocals.
I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry-
Brandon Ross, acoustic guitar; Kevin Breit, electric guitar; Lonnie Plaxico, bass; Dougie Bowne, drums, vibes; Cassandra Wilson, vocals.
Last Train To Clarksville-
Tony Cedras, accordion; Brandon Ross, acoustic guitar, octave guitar; Lonnie Plaxico, bass; Jeff Haynes, bongos; Cyro Baptista, shakers; Cassandra Wilson, vocals.
Until-
Brandon Ross, acoustic guitar; Charlie Burnham, violin; Cyro Baptista, Jeff Haynes, percussion; Cassandra Wilson, vocals.
A Little Warm Death-
Gary Breit, Hammond B-3 organ; Kevin Breit, electric lead guitar; Brandon Ross, electric rhythm guitar; Lonnie Plaxico, bass; Cyro Baptista, percussion; Cassandra Wilson, vocals.
Memphis-
Brandon Ross, acoustic guitar; Kevin Breit, resophonic guitar; Mark Anthony Peterson, bass; Cyro Baptista, percussion; Cassandra Wilson, vocals; Dougie Bowne, whistling, lampshades; The Peepers, background vocal group.
Harvest Moon-
Brandon Ross, octave guitar; Cyro Baptista, pans; Dougie Bowne, washtub, ashtray; Cassandra Wilson, vocals.
32-20Blue Note (G) 8 37183 1, (Eu) CDP 7243 8 37183 2 0
Kevin Breit, high strung guitar, octave guitar; Brandon Ross, octave guitar, nylon string guitar; Dougie Bowne, drums; Cyro Baptista, percussion; Cassandra Wilson, vocals.
Moon RiverBlue Note (J) TOCJ-5996
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 32861 2 6, (Eu) CDP 7243 8 37183 2 0, (J) TOCJ-5996   Cassandra Wilson - New Moon Daughter
* Blue Note (G) 8 37183 1   Cassandra Wilson - New Moon Daughter

Max Roach And The So What Brass Quintet

Cecil Bridgewater, Frank Gordon, trumpet; Steve Turre, trombone; Marshall Sealy, French horn; Robert Stewart, tuba; Max Roach, drums.
Sound On Sound, NYC, October 5, 1995
Ghost DanceBlue Note CDP 7243 8 34813 2 3
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 34813 2 3   Max Roach With The New Orchestra Of Boston And The So What Brass Quintet

Renee Rosnes Sextet

Nicholas Payton, trumpet; Chris Potter, tenor, soprano sax, alto flute; Renee Rosnes, piano; Peter Washington, bass; Al Foster, drums; Don Alias, percussion.
The Power Station, NYC, October 9 & 10, 1995
Upa NeguinhoBlue Note CDP 7243 8 34634 2 8, 7243 5 26584 2 8
The Sounds Around The HouseBlue Note CDP 7243 8 34634 2 8
Intuition-
The Ache Of Absence-
Ancestors-
Lifewish-
The Gift-
Chasing Spirits-
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 34634 2 8   Renee Rosnes - Ancestors
* Blue Note 7243 5 26584 2 8   Renee Rosnes - With A Little Help From My Friends

1996

The Blue Note All Stars

Tim Hagans, trumpet; Greg Osby, alto sax; Javon Jackson, tenor sax; Kevin Hays, piano; Essiet Essiet, bass; Bill Stewart, drums.
Sear Sound, NYC, January 8 & 9, 1996
A Caddy For DaddyBlue Note (Eu) 7243 8 37731 2 1
Our Trip-
Free Hop-
Nex Time Not-
Think Before You Think-
Theodore-
Splash-
Naaman-
Kae-
Twist And Out-
* Blue Note (Eu) 7243 8 37731 2 1   The Blue Note All Stars - Blue Spirit

Greg Osby's Group

Greg Osby, alto, soprano sax; Bryan Carrott, vibes; James Williams, piano; Lonnie Plaxico, bass; Jeff "Tain" Watts, drums; with Robin Eubanks, trombone; Cleave Guyton, flute, alto flute, tenor sax; Alex Harden, bass clarinet; Darrell Grant, additional piano; Marvin Sewell, acoustic guitar.
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, February 10-14, 1996
Miss D'MeenaBlue Note CDP 7243 8 37319 2 3
Mood For Thought-
I Didn't Know About You-
2nd Born To Freedom-
Dialectical Interchange-
Art Forum-
Don't Explain-
Half Moon Step-
Perpetuity-
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 37319 2 3   Greg Osby - Art Forum

Erik Truffaz Quintet

Erik Truffaz, trumpet, flugelhorn; Cyrille Bugnon, tenor, alto sax; Patrick Muller, piano; Marcello Giuliani, bass; Marc Erbetta, drums.
Studio Village, Montpellier, France, February, 1996
Down TownBlue Note (F) 855855 2
Out Of A Dream-
Beaute Bleue-
Wet In Paris-
Porta Camollia-
Indigo-
Saisir-
Elegie-
Samara-
Up Town-
Betty-
* Blue Note (F) 855855 2   Erik Truffaz - Out Of A Dream

Sonny Fortune Sextet/Quartet/Quintet/Septet

Eddie Henderson, trumpet #1,3,8; Sonny Fortune, alto sax; Joe Lovano, tenor sax #1,6,8; John Hicks, piano; Santi Debriano, bass; Jeff "Train" Watts, drums; Steve Berrios, percussion #3,8.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 11 & 12, 1996
1.Glue FingersBlue Note CDP 7243 8 38098 2 0
2.This Side Of Infinity-
3.From Now On-
4.Come In Out Of The Rain-
5.Suspension-
6.On Second And Fifth-
7.Gift Of Love-
8.Thoughts-
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 38098 2 0   Sonny Fortune - From Now On

Us3

Dominic Glover, Alexander Pope Norris, trumpet; Dennis Rollins, trombone; Ed Jones, soprano, tenor sax; Mike Williams, alto sax; Mike Smith, Steve Williamson, tenor sax; Gherardo Catanzaro, piano; Jonathan Gee, melodica; Tim Vine, Gareth Williams, electric piano; Geoff Wilkinson, samples, programs; Tony Remy, guitar; KCB, Shabaam Sahdeeq, rap.
Studio M & Konk, London, England, April-July, 1996
IntroBlue Note B1-30027
Come On Everybody (Get Down)-
Caught Up In A Struggle-
True To The Game-
Snakes-
I'm Thinking About Your Body-
Grand Groove-
Nowadays-
Sheep-
Doin' A Crime-
Recognise And Realise-
Time And Space-
Soul Brother-
Hymn For Her-
Come On Everybody (Get Down) (Album Mix)Blue Note 7243 8 58610 2 4
Come On Everybody (Get Down) (Youth In Asia Remix)-
Come On Everybody (Get Down) (Q-Burns Abstract Message Remix)-
Come On Everybody (Get Down) (Radio Edit)-
Come On Everybody (Get Down) (Tunnel Remix)-
Come On Everybody (Get Down) (Rickydy Raw Mix)-
Come On Everybody (Get Down) (Peppermint Lounge Remix)-
I'm Thinking About Your Body (Radio Edit)Blue Note 7243 8 58662 2 7
I'm Thinking About Your Body (Blacksmith Remix (Edit))-
I'm Thinking About Your Body (Neck Snappin' Mix)-
I'm Thinking About Your Body (Finger Snappin' Mix)-
I'm Thinking About Your Body (K.M.A. Conclusion Mix)-
I'm Thinking About Your Body (Album Mix)-
* Blue Note B1-30027, CDP 7243 8 30027 2 6   Us3 - Broadway & 52nd
* Blue Note 7243 8 58610 2 4   Us3 - Come On Everybody (Get Down)
* Blue Note 7243 8 58662 2 7   Us3 - I'm Thinking About Your Body

Charlie Hunter Quartet

Calder Spanier, alto sax; Kenny Brooks, tenor sax; Charlie Hunter, guitar; Scott Amendola, drums.
Mobious Music, San Francisco, CA, May, 1996
Lively Up YourselfBlue Note (E) 8 52420 1
No Woman, No Cry-
Them Belly Full-
Rebel Music-
So Jah Seh-
Natty Dread-
Bend Down Low-
Talkin' Blues-
Revolution-
* Blue Note (E) 8 52420 1, CDP 7243 8 52420 2 1   Charlie Hunter Quartet - Natty Dread

Benny Green Quintet/Quartet/Duo/Trio

Antonio Hart, alto sax #1,2,7,9; Stanley Turrentine, tenor sax #5,8; Benny Green, piano; Russell Malone, guitar #1-3,5-7,9; Ron Carter, bass #1-7,9; Lewis Nash, drums #1-3,5,7,9.
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, June 5 & 6, 1996
1.Kaleidoscope (take 1)Blue Note CDP 7243 8 52037 2 5
2.Thursday's Lullaby-
3.The Sexy Mexy-
4.Patience-
5.Central Park South-
6.My Girl Bill-
7.Apricot-
8.You're My Melody-
9.Kaleidoscope (take 2)-
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 52037 2 5   Benny Green - Kaleidoscope

Kevin Hays Trio

Kevin Hays, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, December 21 & 22, 1996
AguaBlue Note CDP 7243 8 55817 2 4
Andalucia (The Breeze And I)-
And I Love Her-
That's All-
Mind-
Chickory Stick-
Hart-
Break-
Einbahnstrasse-
Con Alma-
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 55817 2 4   Kevin Hays - Andalucia