Charles Tolliver Catalog

1968 (age 26)

Charles Tolliver And His All Stars   Black Lion (E) BLP 30117   1971

Charles Tolliver, trumpet; Gary Bartz, alto sax #4-6; Herbie Hancock, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Joe Chambers, drums.

Town Sound Studios, Englewood, NJ, July 2, 1968

1.Earl's World
2.Peace With Myself
3.Right Now
4.Household Of Saud
5.Lil's Paradise
6.Paper Man

** also released on Paper Man, Freedom (E) FLP 41002; Arista Freedom AL 1002 in 1975.

1972 (age 30)

Charles Tolliver's Music Inc - Live At The Loosdrecht Jazz Festival   Strata-East SES-19740/1   1973

Charles Tolliver, trumpet, flugelhorn; John Hicks, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Alvin Queen, drums.

Loosdrecht Jazz Festival, Loosdrecht, Holland, August 9, 1972

Grand Max
Prayer For Peace

same session.

Our Second Father

** also released on Charles Tolliver's Music Inc. - Live At The Loosdrecht Jazz Festival, Black Lion (E) BLP 30131/2 in 1974. and on Charles Tolliver - Grand Max, Black Lion (G) BLCD 760145 in 1990.


Charles Tolliver - New Tolliver   Baystate (J) RVJ-6025   1978

Charles Tolliver, trumpet; Nathen Page, guitar; Steve Novosel, bass; Alvin Queen, drums.

Paris, France, November, 1977

Earl's World

** also released on Charles Tolliver, Music Inc - Compassion, Strata-East SES-8001 in 1980, (G) SECD 9011 in 1991; Bellaphon (G) 660-51-007 in 1991. and on Baystate (J) BVCJ-35117 in 2009.


The Charles Tolliver Big Band - Mosaic Select   Mosaic MS-037   2011

Charles Tolliver, trumpet; and others.

Funkhaus Des NDR, Hamburg, West Germany, February 19-23, 1979

Ruthie's Heart
Mother Wit
Grand Max

** same as Music Inc., Strata-East SES-1971 in 1971 + Charles Tolliver, Music Inc & Orchestra - Impact, SES-19757 in 1976 + 7 bonus tracks.

1988 (age 46)

Charles Tolliver - Live In Berlin At The Quasimodo Vol. 1   Strata-East (G) SECD 9003   1990

Charles Tolliver, trumpet; Alain Jean-Marie, piano; Ugonna Okegwa, bass; Ralph Van Duncan, drums.

Quasimodo, Berlin, West Germany, July 21 and 22, 1988

Ruthie's Heart
Ah I See
On The Nile

** also released on Bellaphon (G) 660-51-001 in 1990.

Charles Tolliver - Live In Berlin At The Quasimodo Vol. 2   Strata-East (G) SECD 9013   1992

same session.

Quasimodo, Berlin, West Germany, July 21 and 22, 1988

For Love Of What
In The Trenches

** also released on Bellaphon (G) 660-51-011 in 1992.

2006 (age 64)

Charles Tolliver Big Band - With Love   Blue Note 0946 3 69315 2 4   2006

Charles Tolliver, trumpet; with The Charles Tolliver Big Band: Chris Albert, Keyon Harrold, David Weiss, James Zollar, trumpet; David Guy, lead trumpet; Joe Fiedler, Clark Gayton, Stafford Hunter, Jason Jackson, trombone; Aaron Johnson, bass trombone, tuba; Jimmy Cozier, alto sax; Todd Bashore, alto sax, clarinet; Craig Handy, alto, soprano sax, clarinet, flute; Billy Harper, tenor sax; Bill Saxton, tenor sax, clarinet; Howard Johnson, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Stanley Cowell or Robert Glasper, piano; Cecil McBee, acoustic bass; Victor Lewis, drums; with special guest: Ched Tolliver, guitar.

Bennett Studios, Englewood, NJ, June 2 and 3, 2006

With Love
'Round Midnight
Mournin' Variations
Right Now
Hit The Spot


Charles Tolliver Big Band - Emperor March: Live At The Blue Note   Half Note HN 4539   2009

Charles Tolliver, trumpet; with Keyon Harrold, Cameron Johnson, David Weiss, Michael Williams, trumpet; Mike Dease, Stafford Hunter, Jason Jackson, Ernest Stuart, trombone; Aaron Johnson, bass trombone; Todd Bashore, alto sax, flute, piccolo; Bruce Williams, alto, soprano sax, clarinet, flute; Billy Harper, Marcus Strickland, tenor sax; Bill Saxton, tenor, soprano sax, clarinet, flute; Jason Marshall, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Stanley Cowell or Anthony Wonsey, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Gene Jackson, drums.

Blue Note, NYC, July 10 and 11, 2008

On The Nile
I Want To Talk About You
Emperor March
In The Trenches