Claude Tissendier Catalog

1985 (age 33)

Claude Tissendier Sextet - Tribute To John Kirby  (IDA Records (F) IDA 006)

Michel Delakian, trumpet; Jean Eteve, clarinet; Claude Tissendier, alto sax; Bernard Rabaud, piano; Pierre-Yves Sorin, bass; Francois Laudet, drums.
Yerres, France, October 7-10, 1985
Beethoven Riffs On
Little Brown Jug
Charlie's Prelude
Royal Garden Blues
Peanut Vendor Boogie
Humoresque
Bounce Of The Sugar Plum Fairy
Effervescent Blues
Le Cabaret De L'Ane
Close Shave
Minute Waltz
** also issued on Djaz Records (F) DJ 719-2 entitled "Claude Tissendier Sextet - The John Kirby Style".

Claude Tissendier Sextet - The John Kirby Style  (Djaz Records (F) DJ 719-2)

Michel Delakian, trumpet; Jean Eteve, clarinet; Claude Tissendier, alto sax; Bernard Rabaud, piano; Pierre-Yves Sorin, bass; Francois Laudet, drums.: same personnel.
Yerres, France, 1985 & 1986
I May Be Wrong
William's Tune
B-Flat Special
Sur Le Fil
Il Pleut Dans Ma Chambre
Le Soleil Et La Lune
Fleur Bleue
** reissue of IDA Records (F) IDA 006 entitled "Claude Tissendier Sextet - Tribute To John Kirby" + 7 bonus tracks.

1988

Claude Tissendier/Saxomania Featuring Benny Carter  (IDA Records (F) IDA 017)

Claude Tissendier, alto sax; Jean Eteve, alto sax, clarinet; Claude Braud, Nicolas Montier, tenor sax; Stan Laferriere, piano; Pascal Chebel, bass; Francois Laudet, drums; and special guests: Francois Biensan, trumpet #6-8; Benny Carter, alto sax.
Studio De La Comedie Des Champs-Elysees, Paris, France, January 4, 1988
1.Doozy
2.Out Of Nowhere
3.Lover Man
4.Stereophonic
5.Liza
6.What Am I Here For
7.Sweet And Pungent
8.Cottontail
** also issued on IDA Records (F) IDA 017 CD, (J) ALCR-96.

Claude Tissendier/Saxomania Featuring Benny Carter  (IDA Records (F) IDA 017 CD)

Claude Tissendier, alto sax; Jean Eteve, alto sax, clarinet; Claude Braud, Nicolas Montier, tenor sax; Stan Laferriere, piano; Pascal Chebel, bass; Francois Laudet, drums; and special guests: Francois Biensan, trumpet #1,4; Benny Carter, alto sax.
Studio De La Comedie Des Champs-Elysees, Paris, France, January 4, 1988
1.Hittin' Twelve
2.I Want A Little Girl
3.Sixteen Men Swinging
4.B.P. Blues
** reissue of IDA Records (F) IDA 017 + 4 bonus tracks.

1989

Claude Tissendier Saxomania Presenting Spike Robinson  (OMD Records (F) CD 1522)

Claude Tissendier, alto sax; Jean Eteve, alto sax, clarinet; Claude Braud, Nicolas Montier, tenor sax; Stan Laferriere, piano; Pierre Maingourd, bass; Francois Laudet, drums; and Spike Robinson, tenor sax; Vincent Cordelette, percussion #1,4,8,11.
Sysmo Studio, Paris, France, April 24 & 25, 1989
1.Return Of The Red Head
2.Just Friends
3.Keester Parade
4.Fascinating Rhythm
5.Saxomania
6.Angel Eyes
7.A Child Is Born
8.Hershey Bar
9.Autumn In New York
10.You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
11.Be My Guest

1991

Claude Tissendier/Saxomania Starring Phil Woods - Out Of The Woods  (IDA Records (F) IDA 031 CD)

Claude Tissendier, alto sax; Claude Braud, Nicolas Montier, tenor sax; Jean Eteve, baritone sax; Stan Laferriere, piano; Pierre Maingourd, bass; Francois Laudet, drums; and Phil Woods, alto sax; Philippe Portejoie, alto sax #1.
Paris, France, November 7, 1991
1.Quill
2.Bloomdido
3.Randi
4.Star Eyes
5.Eddie's Mood
6.Yardbird Suite
7.Manoir De Mes Reves
8.Yes, There Is A C.O.T.A.
** also issued on IDA Records (J) ALCR-292.

1993 (age 41)

Claude Tissendier Saxomania Et Guy Lafitte - Sax Connection  (IDA Records (F) IDA 038 CD)

Claude Tissendier, alto sax; Jean Eteve, alto sax, clarinet; Claude Braud, Nicolas Montier, tenor sax; Stan Laferriere, piano; Pierre Maingourd, bass; Francois Laudet, drums; and Guy Lafitte, tenor sax; Vincent Cordelette, percussion #1,5,10.
Yerres, France, November 18, 1993
1.Tickle-Toe
2.Stardust
3.A Foggy Day
4.Cry Me A River
5.Cherokee
6.These Foolish Things
7.Taking A Chance On Love
8.Lady Of The Lavender Mist
9.If I Should Lose You
10.Disorder At The Border

1995

Claude Tissendier-Saxomania/Clark Terry - A Tale Of Two Cities  (IDA Records (F) IDA 040 CD)

Claude Tissendier, alto sax; Claude Braud, Nicolas Montier, tenor sax; Stan Laferriere, piano; Pierre Maingourd, bass; Francois Laudet, drums; and Clark Terry, trumpet, flugelhorn, vocals; Philippe Portejoie, alto sax #1-5,7-10; Jean Eteve, baritone, alto sax, clarinet #3,6; Vincent Cordelette, percussion #1,2,5-10.
Paris, France, August 2, 1995
1.Jones
2.Limehouse Blues
3.Chelsea Bridge
4.Can't We Be Friends
5.Top'n Bottom
6.My Funny Valentine
7.Candy
8.Three Little Words
9.A New York Tourist In Paris
10.T.P. Time

1998

Claude Tissendier Quartet - The Benny Goodman Sound - Swingtime  (Djaz Records (F) DJ 710-2)

Claude Tissendier, clarinet; Bernard Rabaud, vibes; Jacques Schneck, piano; Stan Laferriere, drums.
Paris, France, October 14 & 15, 1998
Running Fingers
A Wink At The Lion
B.C.B.G.
The Moon Drives Me Loon
Memories Of Hamp
Opus One Half
Chez Sacha
Swingtime Variations
Hello Benny
I'm Thru With Love
A Wink At The Count
Dizzy Spells

1999

French Pianists And Tissendier Septet - Ellington Moods  (Fremeaux & Associes (F) FA 433)

Claude Bolling, piano #1; Georges Arvanitas, piano #2; Patrice Galas, piano #3; Philippe Baudoin, piano #4; Stan Laferriere, piano #5; Andre Persiani, piano #6; Henri Renaud, piano #7; Alain Jean Marie, piano #8; Patrice Authier, piano #9; Aaron Bridgers, piano #10; Claude Carriere, piano #11; and Jean-Christophe Vilain, trombone; Claude Tissendier, alto sax, clarinet; Dominique Vernhes, tenor sax; Jean Eteve, baritone sax; Pierre-Yves Sorin, bass; Vincent Cordelette, drums.
Paris, France, April, 1999
1.Nuances
2.Pour Duke
3.Aaron
4.Alter Ego
5.Blowing The Groove
6.It's A Sun Of A Beach
7.Princess
8.Afterblue
9.Spatial Mood
10.Phil
11.Fashion Power

Claude Tissendier Septet - Carrots For Hodges  (Djaz Records (F) DJ 716-2)

Michel Camicas, trombone; Claude Braud, Claude Tissendier, tenor sax; Jean Eteve, baritone sax; Stan Laferriere, piano; Pierre-Yves Sorin, bass; Vincent Cordelette, drums.
Paris, France, June 28, 1999
Sweetie Frog
Patte De Lapin
Super Carl
Slow And Relax
Jump, Rabbit, Jump
Johnny Saxo
Carrots For Hodges
Green Eyes
Jumpin' In Etretat
Evening Blues
Geshod

2000

Claude Tissendier Quintet - Basic Tenors  (Djaz Records (F) DJ 722-2)

Claude Braud, Claude Tissendier, tenor sax; Philippe Milanta, piano; Pierre-Yves Sorin, bass; Vincent Cordelette, drums.
Alfortville, France, December 5 & 6, 2000
Deux Claude
Labour Day Bounce
Rue De Vaugirard
Pas De Deux
Danny
Tiss Blues
Oncle Braud
Tiss & Braud
L.L.Swing
Just A Second
She's Just My Size
Le Blues De La Couette
Mr. Le Comte
Simple Messieurs

2002 (age 50)

Claude Tissendier Tentet - Hampton Vibrations  (Djaz Records (F) DJ 724-2)

Patrick Artero, trumpet; Didier Desbois, Claude Tissendier, alto sax; Francois Penot, Dominique Vernhes, tenor sax; Bernard Rabaud, vibes, vocals; Jacques Schneck, piano; Nicolas Peslier, guitar; Pierre-Yves Sorin, bass; Sylvain Glevarec, drums.
Paris, France, May 21 & 22, 2002
Till Tom Special
Jivin' The Vibes
One Sweet Letter From You
I'm In The Mood For Swing
Shoe Shiner's Drag
Four Or Five Times
Star Dust
Memories Of Hamp
Anytime At All
Air Mail Special
Midnight Sun
The Mood That I'm In
Tiss Boogie
Flying Home

Claude Tissendier Quintet Et Teddy Edwards - Three Tenors Session  (Djaz Records (F) DJ 731-2)

Claude Braud, Claude Tissendier, tenor sax; Philippe Milanta, piano; Pierre-Yves Sorin, bass; Vincent Cordelette, drums; and Teddy Edwards, tenor sax.
Paris, France, July 1, 2002
Sunset Eyes
Wheelin' And Dealin'
Midnite Creeper
No Name Number 1
Lovin' It, Lovin' It
T'N'T (Tiss And Teddy)
Ballad Medley: If I Had You / That's All / Tenderly

Claude Tissendier Quartet - The Liquorice Stick  (Djaz Records (F) DJ 729-2)

Claude Tissendier, clarinet; Bernard Rabaud, vibes; Jacques Schneck, piano; Sylvain Glevarec, drums.
Paris, France, December 4 & 5, 2002
The Liquorice Stick
Begin The Beguine
Stompin' At The Savoy
Rue Des Lavandieres
Frenesi
It Had To Be You
Runnin' Wild
Memories Of You
Carioca
Broadway Song
Midnight At The Bayou
Sing Sing Sing

2004

Claude Tissendier Quintet - Altology  (Djaz Records (F) DJ 733-2)

Didier Desbois, Claude Tissendier, alto sax; Philippe Dervieux, piano; Patrice Soler, bass; Sylvain Glevarec, drums.
Paris, France, December 7 & 8, 2004
Happy Blues
I'm Beginning To See The Light
I'm In The Mood For Swing
Harlem Nocturne
Caldonia
Blues In The Night
Scrapple From The Apple
Work Song
Chega De Saudade
Sittin' Here
Take Five
Loose Walk

2007

Claude Tissendier Sextet - City Swing  (Djaz Records (F) DJ 736-2)

Gilles Berthenet, trumpet; Claude Tissendier, clarinet; Francois Penot, tenor sax; Jacques Schneck, piano; Jean-Pierre Rebillard, bass; Sylvain Glevarec, drums.
Paris, France, April 10 & 11, 2007
City Swing
Have You Met Miss Jones
Lover Come Back To Me
Red Roses For A Blue Lady
On The Trail
Northwest Passage
Tony's Blues
Mean To Me
On The Sunny Side Of The Sreet
My Little Suede Shoes
City Blues

2009

Claude Tissendier "Countissimo"/Michele Hendricks Et Marc Thomas - A Basie Vocal Celebration  (Fremeaux & Associes (F) FA 518)

Gilles Berthenet, trumpet; Claude Tissendier, clarinet; Francois Penot, tenor sax; Olivier Defays, baritone sax; Jacques Schneck, piano; Nicolas Peslier, guitar; Jean-Pierre Rebillard, bass; Sylvain Glevarec, drums; Michele Hendricks, Marc Thomas, vocals.
Meudon, France, May 11 & 12, 2009
Everyday I Have The Blues
Swingin' The Blues
Shiny Stockings
Whirlybird
Count Basie (Lil' Darlin')
April In Paris
Little Pony
Dansez Sur Moi (Girl Talk)
Fiesta In Blue
It's Sand, Man
(Just) After Supper
Cute
Jumpin' At The Woodside
One O'Clock Jump

2010

Claude Tissendier, Andre Bonnin, Luc Desroy, Romain Brizemur - Django's Dream  (Le Chant Du Monde (F) 274 2021)

Claude Tissendier, clarinet; Romain Brizemur, Luc Desroy, guitar; Andre Bonnin, bass.
released 2010
Djangologie
Belleville
Crepuscule
Douce-Ambiance
Nuages
Place De Brouckere
Sweet Chorus
Swingtime In Springtime
Oriental Shuffle
Swing 39
Django's Dream (Reverie)
Minor Swing

2013 (age 61)

Claude Tissendier - Swingologie  (Black And Blue (F) BB 794.2)

Jerome Etcheberry, trumpet; Claude Tissendier, clarinet; Gilles Rea, guitar; Jean-Pierre Rebillard, bass; Alain Chaudron, drums.
released 2013
'Tain't What You Do
Begin The Beguine
I'm Confessin'
Summit Ridge Drive
Cherokee
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
Drum Boogie
Special Delivery Stomp
Sophisticated Lady
Frenesi
You're Looking At Me
Dr. Livingstone, I Presume