Cecil McBee Discography

1974 (age 39)

Cecil McBee Group

Cecil McBee, bass, overdubbed bass.

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

From WithinStrata-East SES-7417

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-

* Strata-East SES-7417   Cecil McBee - Mutima

1977 (age 42)

Cecil McBee Sextet

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)enja (G) 3019
God Spirit-
First Song In The Day-

* enja (G) 3019, CD 3019-2; Inner City IC 3023   Cecil McBee - Music From The Source

Cecil McBee Sextet

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 Sambaenja (G) 3041
Undercurrent-
Compassion-

* enja (G) 3041; Inner City IC 3033   Cecil McBee Sextet With Chico Freeman - Compassion

1979

Cecil McBee Sextet

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 SpacesIndia Navigation IN 1043
Consequence-
Come Sunrise-
Sorta, Kinda Blue-
Expression-

* India Navigation IN 1043   Cecil McBee - Alternate Spaces

1982

Cecil McBee Quintet

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

Sound Heights Studio, Brooklyn, NY, 1982

First ImpressionIndia Navigation IN 1053
Truth-A Path To Peace-
Into A Fantasy-
Flying Out-
Blues On The Bottom-

* India Navigation IN 1053   Cecil McBee - Flying Out

1996 (age 61)

The Cecil McBee Band

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

Sound On Sound, NYC, October 20, 1996

PantamimePalmetto Records PM 2023
Unspoken-
Catfish-
Sleeping Giant-
Lucia-
Inside Out-
Slippin' N Slidin'-
Tight Squeeze-

* Palmetto Records PM 2023   The Cecil McBee Band - Unspoken