Cecil McBee Catalog

1974 (age 39)

Cecil McBee - Mutima  (Strata-East SES-7417)

Cecil McBee, bass, overdubbed bass.

Minot Sound, White Plains, NY, May 8, 1974

From Within

Tex Allen, trumpet, flugelhorn; Art Webb, flute; Allen Braufman, alto sax; George Adams, tenor, soprano sax; Onaje Allen Gumbs, piano, electric piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Jimmy Hopps, drums; Jaboli Billy Hart, cymbal, percussion; Lawrence Killian, congas; Michael Carvin, gong, percussion; Dee Dee Bridgewater as Deedee Bridgewater, vocals.

Voice Of The 7th Angel

Tex Allen, trumpet; Allen Braufman, alto sax; George Adams, tenor sax; Onaje Allen Gumbs, piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Lawrence Killian, bells; Jimmy Hopps, percussion.

Life Waves

Tex Allen, trumpet, flugelhorn; Art Webb, flute; Allen Braufman, alto sax; George Adams, tenor, soprano sax; Onaje Allen Gumbs, piano, electric piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Jimmy Hopps, drums; Jaboli Billy Hart, cymbal, percussion; Lawrence Killian, congas; Michael Carvin, gong, percussion.

Mutima

add Allen Nelson, drums.

A Feeling

Cecil McBee Jr., electric bass; replaces Nelson.

Tulsa Black

1977 (age 42)

Cecil McBee - Music From The Source  (enja (G) 3019)

Joe Gardner, trumpet, flugelhorn; Chico Freeman, tenor sax, flute; Dennis Moorman, piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Steve McCall, drums; Don Moye, congas.

"Sweet Basil", Greenwich Village, NY, August 2, 1977

Agnez (With Respect To Roy Haynes)
God Spirit
First Song In The Day

** also released on enja (G) CD 3019-2; Inner City IC 3023.

Cecil McBee Sextet With Chico Freeman - Compassion  (enja (G) 3041)

Joe Gardner, trumpet; Chico Freeman, soprano, tenor sax; Dennis Moorman, piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Steve McCall, drums; Don Moye, percussion.

"Sweet Basil", Greenwich Village, NY, August 3, 1977

Pepi's Samba
Undercurrent
Compassion

** also released on Inner City IC 3033.

1979

Cecil McBee - Alternate Spaces  (India Navigation IN 1043)

Joe Gardner, trumpet; Chico Freeman, tenor, soprano sax, flute; Don Pullen, piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Allen Nelson, drums; Famoudou Don Moye, percussion.

released 1979

Alternate Spaces
Consequence
Come Sunrise
Sorta, Kinda Blue
Expression

1982

Cecil McBee - Flying Out  (India Navigation IN 1053)

Olu Dara, cornet; John Blake, violin; David Eyges, cello; Cecil McBee, bass, piano; Billy Hart, drums.

Sound Heights Studio, Brooklyn, NY, 1982

First Impression
Truth-A Path To Peace
Into A Fantasy
Flying Out
Blues On The Bottom

1996 (age 61)

The Cecil McBee Band - Unspoken  (Palmetto Records PM 2023)

James Zollar, trumpet; Randall Connors, alto sax; David Berkman, piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Matt Wilson, drums.

Sound On Sound, NYC, October 20, 1996

Pantamime
Unspoken
Catfish
Sleeping Giant
Lucia
Inside Out
Slippin' N Slidin'
Tight Squeeze