Cecil Payne Catalog

1949 (age 27)

Cecil Payne - Egg Head / Big Joe  (Decca 48109)

Irvin Stokes, trumpet; Bruce Hinkson, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Billy Kyle, piano; Frank Skeete, bass; Hayward Jackson, drums.
NYC, June 21, 1949
75004Egg Head
75006Big Joe

Cecil Payne - No Chops / Hippy Dippy  (Decca 48114)

Irvin Stokes, trumpet; Bruce Hinkson, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Billy Kyle, piano; Frank Skeete, bass; Hayward Jackson, drums.: same session.
NYC, June 21, 1949
75005No Chops
75007Hippy Dippy

Cecil Payne - The Worst Is Yet To Come / Ham Hocks  (Decca 48139)

Leonard Hawkins, trumpet; Ray Abrams, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Billy Taylor, piano; John Simmons, bass; Joe Harris, drums.
NYC, November 25, 1949
75523The Worst Is Yet To Come
75526Ham Hocks

Cecil Payne - Angel Child / Block Buster Boogie  (Decca 48127)

Leonard Hawkins, trumpet; Ray Abrams, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Billy Taylor, piano; John Simmons, bass; Joe Harris, drums; Henry Johnson, vocals #1.
NYC, November 25, 1949
1. 75524Angel Child
2. 75525Block Buster Boogie
** also issued on Decca (F) 60430.

1956 (age 34)

Cecil Payne Quartet And Quintet  (Signal S 1203)

Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Duke Jordan, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Taylor, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 19, 1956
130Chessman's Delight
131How Deep Is The Ocean
132This Time The Dream's On Me
133Arnetta
Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Duke Jordan, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Taylor, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 22, 1956
134Man Of Moods
135Saucer Eyes
136Bringing Up Father
137Groovin' High
** also issued on Savoy MG 12147 entitled "Patterns Of Jazz". Savoy SJL 1167 entitled "Patterns".

1957

Various Artists - A Night At The Five Spot  (Signal S 1204)

Phil Woods, alto sax; Frank Socolow, alto, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Duke Jordan, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Art Taylor, drums.
"Five Spot Cafe", NYC, August 12, 1957
Parker's Mood
Steeplechase
Buzzy
Scrapple From The Apple
** also issued on Savoy MG 12138 entitled "Bird's Night - The Music Of Charlie Parker".
** part of Savoy SJL 2257.

Various Artists - Bird's Night - A Celebration Of The Music Of Charlie Parker  (Savoy SJL 2257)

Phil Woods, alto sax; Frank Socolow, alto, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Duke Jordan, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Art Taylor, drums.: same session.
"Five Spot Cafe", NYC, August 12, 1957
Scrapple From The Apple (take 1)
Confirmation
Yardbird Suite
** same contents as Signal S 1204 + 3 bonus tracks.

1961

Cecil Payne Performing Charlie Parker Music  (Charlie Parker PLP 801)

Clark Terry, trumpet; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Duke Jordan, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.
NYC, March, 1961
Cool Blues
Shaw 'Nuff
Cheryl (as Relaxin' At Camarillo)
Bongo Bop
The Hymn
Communion
Bongo Beep
** also issued on Charlie Parker CP 506 entitled "Shaw 'Nuff".

1962 (age 40)

Cecil Payne - The Connection  (Charlie Parker PLP 806)

Clark Terry, trumpet; Bennie Green, trombone; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Duke Jordan, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.
RCA Victor Studios, NYC, March 14-16, 1962
Stop And Listen
Born Again
Dear People
Kenny's One
Sister Carol
Mighty Fine Wine
It's Your Life

1966

Cecil Payne - Brookfield Andante  (Spotlite (E) SPJLP 2 (CP 2))

Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Joe Palin, piano; Alan Cooper, bass; Ron Parry, drums.
"Club 43", Manchester, England, November 5, 1966
The Opener
Brookfield Andante
Azoff Blues
Sterling Place

1968

Cecil Payne - Zodiac  (Strata-East SES-19734)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Cecil Payne, baritone, alto sax; Wynton Kelly, piano, organ; Wilbur Ware, bass; Albert Heath as Albert Kuumba Heath, drums.
Town Sound Studios, Englewood, NJ, December 16, 1968
Martin Luther King, Jr. / I Know Love
Girl, You Got A Home
Slide Hampton
Follow Me
Flying Fish

1973 (age 51)

Cecil Payne & Duke Jordan - Brooklyn Brothers  (Muse MR 5015)

Cecil Payne, baritone sax, flute #7; Duke Jordan, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Al Foster, drums.
March 16, 1973
1.Egg Head
2.I Should Care
3.Jordu
4.Jazz Vendor
5.Cu-Ba
6.I Want To Talk About You
7.Cerupa
8.No Problem

1976

Cecil Payne - Bird Gets The Worm  (Muse MR 5061)

Tom Harrell, trumpet, flugelhorn; Cecil Payne, baritone sax, flute; Duke Jordan, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Al Foster, drums.
Blue Rock Studio, NYC, February 2, 1976
Bird Gets The Worm
Repetition
Ninny Melina
Ko Ko
Interpolation: All The Things You Are / Prince Albert / Bird Of Paradise
Constellation

1979

Cecil Payne - Bright Moments  (Spotlite (E) SPJLP 21)

Curtis Fuller, trombone; Cecil Payne, baritone sax, flute; Mick Pyne, piano; Dave Green, bass; Alan Jackson, drums.
Milner Sound Studios, London, England, July 19 & 20, 1979
Ballad Medley: Violets For Your Furs / Skylark / Loverman
Equinox
Disorder At The Border
Bright Moments
Solar
Speak Low

1985 (age 63)

The Cecil Payne Quartet - Casbah  (Empathy E 1005)

Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Richard Wyands, piano; Joe Carter, guitar; Stafford James, bass.
39th Street Music, NYC, February 27, 1985
Casbah
Carney
Wave
A Walkin' Thing
Time After Time
How Deep Is The Ocean
Bosco

1993 (age 71)

Cecil Payne - Cerupa  (Delmark DE-478)

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet #5; Dr. Odies Williams III, trumpet #8; Eric Alexander, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax, flute; Harold Mabern, piano; John Ore, bass; Joe Farnsworth, drums.
Riverside Studios, Chicago, IL, June 1 & 2, 1993
1.The Opening
2.Bolambo
3.I Should Care
4.Cerupa
5.Be Wee
6.Cuba
7.Bosco
8.Brookfield Andante

1996

Cecil Payne's Scotch And Milk  (Delmark DE-494)

Marcus Belgrave, trumpet; Eric Alexander, Lin Halliday, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax, flute; Harold Mabern, piano; John Ore, bass; Joe Farnsworth, drums.
Riverside Studios, Chicago, IL, September 2 & 3, 1996
Scotch And Milk
Wilhelmenia
I'm Goin' In
If I Should Lose You
Que Pasaning
Cit Sac
Lady Nia
Et Vous Too, Cecil

1998

Cecil Payne - Payne's Window  (Delmark DE-509)

Steve Davis, trombone #1-6,8-10; Eric Alexander, tenor sax #1-6,8-10; Cecil Payne, baritone sax, flute; Harold Mabern, piano; John Webber, bass; Joe Farnsworth, drums.
Riverside Studios, Chicago, IL, August 17 & 18, 1998
1.Spiritus Parkus
2.Martin Luther King, Jr.
3.James
4.That's It Blues
5.Payne's Window
6.Southside Samba
7.Lover Man
8.Tune Up
9.Delilah
10.Hold Tight

1999

Cecil Payne, Leonard Gaskin, Ed Stoute, Wade Barnes, Tulivu-Donna Cumberbatch - The Brooklyn Four Plus One  (Progressive PCD-7109)

Cecil Payne, baritone sax, flute; Ed Stoute, piano; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Wade Barnes, drums; Tulivu-Donna Cumberbatch, vocals #3,5,7,9.
Kampo Audio And Video Studios, NYC, February 8, 1999
1.L.C.'s Cook Book
2.Saucer Eyes
3.I Didn't Know About You
4.Blue 'N' Boogie
5.Stella By Starlight
6.Full Moonlight And Stars Made Of Silver
7.Blue Monk
8.Cherokee
9.Meditation

2000

Cecil Payne - Live At The Jazz Showcase - Chic Boom  (Delmark DE-529)

Jim Rotondi, trumpet; Eric Alexander, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Harold Mabern, piano; John Webber, bass; Joe Farnsworth, drums.
"The Jazz Showcase", Chicago, IL, August 17-19, 2000
Talk
Chic Boom
Ding-A-Ling
You Will Be Mine Tonight
Bosco
Here's That Rainy Day
Cit Sac
Theme