Contemporary Records Discography: 1979-present

1979

George Cables Quartet

Joe Farrell, flute #2,3; George Cables, piano; Rufus Reid, bass; Eddie Gladden, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, March 27 & 28, 1979
1.I Remember CliffordContemporary C-14015
2.Beyond Forever-
3.The Phantom-
4.Circle-
5.Love Song-
* Contemporary C-14015   George Cables - Circle

George Cables Quartet

Ernie Watts, tenor sax; George Cables, electric piano, Clavinet; Tony Dumas, bass; Peter Erskine, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 1979
Thank You, Thank YouContemporary C-14015
* Contemporary C-14015   George Cables - Circle

Joe Henderson Quartet

Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Chick Corea, piano; Tony Dumas, bass #1,2,5; Richard Davis, bass #3,4; Peter Erskine, drums #1,2,5; Tony Williams, drums #3,4.
Los Angeles, CA, August 20 & December 29, 1979
1.Y Todavia La QuieroContemporary LP 14006
2.My One And Only Love-
3.Crimson Lake-
4.Yes, My Dear-
5.Relaxin' At Camarillo-
* Contemporary LP 14006; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-776-2   Joe Henderson - Relaxin' At Camarillo

Tete Montoliu Solo/Duo

Tete Montoliu, piano; Chick Corea, piano #4.
Los Angeles, CA, October 2, 1979
1.AireginContemporary LP 14004
2.Blues Before Lunch-
3.I Want To Talk About You-
4.Put Your Little Foot Right Out-
5.Blues After Lunch-
6.Sophisticated Lady-
7.MargaretaOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-1953-2
* Contemporary LP 14004; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1953-2   Tete Montoliu - Lunch In L.A.

Mike Garson Solo

Mike Garson, piano.
Los Angeles, CA?, November 20 & 21, 1979
Portrait Of ChickContemporary LP 14003
Someday My Prince Will Come-
Jennifer-
Avant Garson, Part 1-
Classical Improvisation With A Jazz Flavoring And A Touch Of Jewish In D Minor-
Jewish Blues-
Over The Rainbow-
How Deep Is The Suppression-
Avant Garson, Part 2-
One Light Aesthetic Wave-
Chopin Visits Brooklyn-
Avant Gershwin-
* Contemporary LP 14003   Mike Garson - Avant Garson

Joe Farrell Quintet

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet, flugelhorn; Joe Farrell, tenor, soprano sax, flute; George Cables, piano, electric piano; Tony Dumas, bass, electric bass; Peter Erskine, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, November 27 & 28, 1979
Sonic TextContemporary LP 14002
When You're Awake-
The Jazz Crunch-
If I Knew Where You're At-
Sweet Rita Suite, Part 1 - Her Spirit-
Malibu-
* Contemporary LP 14002; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-777-2   Joe Farrell - Sonic Text

George Cables Septet

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet, flugelhorn; Ernie Watts, tenor, soprano sax, flute; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; George Cables, piano, electric piano; Tony Dumas, bass, electric bass; Peter Erskine, drums; Vince Charles, percussion.
Los Angeles, CA, December 17, 18 & 19, 1979
Morning SongContemporary LP 14001
I Told You So-
Byrdlike-
Voodoo Lady-
The Stroll-
Inner Glow-
* Contemporary LP 14001; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-725-2   George Cables - Cables' Vision

1980

Billy Higgins Quartet

James Clay, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Tony Dumas, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
Contemporary Records, Los Angeles, CA, January 4 & 5, 1980
EvidenceContemporary C-14024
Bridgework-
Old Folks-
* Contemporary C-14024   Billy Higgins - Bridgework

Chico Freeman Group

Chico Freeman, alto flute #1, bass clarinet #2, tenor sax #3, soprano sax #4, clarinet, alto flute #5; James Newton, flute #1,2, flute, bass flute #5; John Koenig, cello #2,5; Jay Hoggard, vibes; Kenny Kirkland, piano #1-4; Buster Williams, bass; Billy Hart, drums; Paulinho Da Costa, Efrain Toro, percussion #1,4.
Los Angeles, CA, March 6 & 7, 1980
1.Peaceful Heart, Gentle SpiritContemporary LP 14005
2.Freedom Swing Song-
3.Look Up-
4.Nina's Song Dance-
5.Morning Prayer-
* Contemporary LP 14005   Chico Freeman - Peaceful Heart, Gentle Spirit

Jay Hoggard Group

Chico Freeman, tenor, soprano sax, bass clarinet; Jay Hoggard, vibes, marimba, balafon, tambourine, talking drum, maracas; Kenny Kirkland, piano, electric piano, Clavinet; Roland Bautista, guitar; John Koenig, guitar, cello; Francisco Centeno, bass; Harvey Mason, drums; Paulinho Da Costa, Jose Goico, percussion; Patryce Banks, Maxayn Lewis, Sybil Thomas, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, November, 1980
Reverend LibraContemporary LP 14007
Jammin' In The Sunshine-
Sao Pablo-
God Will Guide-
The Guiding Spirit-
Rain Forest-
* Contemporary LP 14007; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-800-2   Jay Hoggard - Rain Forest

1981 (30th anniversary)

Bobby Hutcherson Solo/Duo

Bobby Hutcherson, vibes, marimba, bass marimba, chimes, xylophone, bells, boo-bam; John Koenig, bells #3.
Ocean Way Recording, Los Angeles, CA, September 28-October 9, 1981 & March 1, 1982
1.GotchaContemporary LP 14009
2.For You, Mom And Dad-
3.The Ice Cream Man-
* Contemporary LP 14009; Original Jazz Classics OJC-425, OJCCD-425-2   Bobby Hutcherson Solo/Quartet

Terry Gibbs - Buddy DeFranco Quintet

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Terry Gibbs, vibes; Frank Collett, piano; Andy Simpkins, bass; Jimmie Smith, drums.
October 4 & 5, 1981
Air Mail SpecialPalo Alto Jazz PA 8011; Contemporary C-14056
Yesterdays-
Body And Soul-
The Austin Mood-
Love For Sale-
TristePalo Alto Jazz PA 8011
Prelude To A KissPalo Alto Jazz PA 8011; Contemporary C-14056
Samba Wazzoo-
* Palo Alto Jazz PA 8011   Buddy DeFranco, Terry Gibbs - Jazz Party/First Time Together
* Contemporary C-14056, CCD-14056-2   Terry Gibbs, Buddy DeFranco - Air Mail Special

Chico Freeman Septet

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet #1,3,4,6; Chico Freeman, tenor sax, bass clarinet; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Dennis Moorman, piano #1,4,6; Cecil McBee, bass; Ronnie Burrage, drums; Paulinho Da Costa, percussion #4.
Los Angeles, CA, October 29 & 30, 1981
1.Destiny's DanceContemporary LP 14008
2.Same Shame-
3.Crossing The Sudan-
4.Wilpan's Walk-
5.Embracing Oneness-
6.C & M-
* Contemporary LP 14008; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-799-2   Chico Freeman - Destiny's Dance

1982

Bobby Hutcherson Quartet

Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; McCoy Tyner, piano; Herbie Lewis, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
Ocean Way Recording, Los Angeles, CA, February 1 & 2, 1982
La AlhambraContemporary LP 14009
Old Devil Moon-
My Foolish Heart-
Messina-
* Contemporary LP 14009; Original Jazz Classics OJC-425, OJCCD-425-2   Bobby Hutcherson Solo/Quartet

Peter Erskine Group

Randy Brecker, trumpet, flugelhorn; Michael Brecker, tenor sax; Bob Mintzer, tenor sax, bass clarinet; Mike Mainieri, vibes; Kenny Kirkland, piano; Don Grolnick, electric piano; Eddie Gomez, bass; Peter Erskine, drums; Don Alias, congas, percussion.
NYC, June 22 & 23, 1982
Leroy StreetContemporary LP 14010
In Statu Nascendi-
E.S.P.-
Change Of Mind-
All's Well That Ends-
My Ship-
Coyote Blues-
* Contemporary LP 14010; Original Jazz Classics OJC-610, OJCCD-610-2   Peter Erskine

1984

Shelly Manne Trio

Frank Collett, piano; Monte Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
"Widder Bar", Zurich, Switzerland, March, 1984
SolarContemporary C-14018
La Valse-
My Foolish Heart-
Good Bait-
All Of You-
French Medley: Song From "Moulin Rouge" / La Vie En Rose-
Chloe (Song Of The Swamp)-
Nardis-
* Contemporary C-14018   Shelly Manne - In Zurich

The Bill Perkins Quartet

Bill Perkins, tenor sax, flute; Frank Strazzeri, piano; Joel Di Bartolo, bass; Peter Donald, drums.
Granada Hills, CA, November 19, 20 & 21, 1984
From The HipContemporary C-14011
Blood Count-
I'm An Old Cowhand-
Mendocino Nights-
Moose The Mooche-
Journey To The East-
'Tis Autumn-
Invitation-
You Must Believe In Spring-
All Through The Night-
* Contemporary C-14011   The Bill Perkins Quartet - Journey To The East

Terry Gibbs - Buddy DeFranco Quintet

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Terry Gibbs, vibes; Frank Collett, piano; Andy Simpkins, bass; Jimmie Smith, drums.
"Carmelo's", Los Angeles, CA, 1984
Blues For BrodyTall Tree TT 6004; Contemporary C-14056
In A Mellow Tone-
Autumn LeavesTall Tree TT 6004
Out Of Nowhere-
Now's The TimeTall Tree TT 6004; Contemporary C-14056
The Man I LoveTall Tree TT 6004
Lover Man-
Show Eyes-
* Tall Tree TT 6004   Terry Gibbs, Buddy DeFranco - Now's The Time
* Contemporary C-14056, CCD-14056-2   Terry Gibbs, Buddy DeFranco - Air Mail Special

1985

Jimmy Rowles - Red Mitchell Trio

Jimmy Rowles, piano, vocals; Red Mitchell, bass; Colin Bailey, drums.
Berkeley, CA, March 18, 1985
I'm Getting Nowhere With YouContemporary C-14016
Yesterdays-
Stagoo-
Lilacs In The Rain-
* Contemporary C-14016   Jimmy Rowles With The Red Mitchell Trio

Jimmy Rowles - Red Mitchell Trio

Jimmy Rowles, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Colin Bailey, drums.
Berkeley, CA, March 18 & 19, 1985
It Might As Well Be SpringContemporary C-14032
Voices Deep Within Me-
The Lady's In Love With You-
Beautiful-
* Contemporary C-14032, CCD-14032-2   Jimmy Rowles - I'm Glad There Is You

Jimmy Rowles - Red Mitchell Quartet

Stacy Rowles, trumpet, flugelhorn, shakers #1-3,5; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Red Mitchell, bass #1-3,5, bass, vocals #4; Colin Bailey, drums.
Berkeley, CA, March 19, 1985
1.LocomotivContemporary C-14016
2.The Thrill Is Gone-
3.I'm Glad There Is YouContemporary C-14032
4.A Simple Everyday Blues In F-
5.Blood Count-
* Contemporary C-14016   Jimmy Rowles With The Red Mitchell Trio
* Contemporary C-14032, CCD-14032-2   Jimmy Rowles - I'm Glad There Is You

George Cables Trio

George Cables, piano; John Heard, bass; Tony Williams, drums.
Berkeley, CA, May 14 & 15, 1985
Phantom Of The CityContemporary C-14014
Old Folks-
But He Knows-
Dark Side, Light Side-
Waltz For Monday-
Blue Nights-
You Stepped Out Of A Dream-
* Contemporary C-14014   George Cables - Phantom Of The City

Bud Shank - Shorty Rogers Quintet

Shorty Rogers, flugelhorn; Bud Shank, alto sax; George Cables, piano; Monty Budwig, bass; Sherman Ferguson, drums.
Costa Mesa, CA, May 19, 1985
It's Sand, ManContemporary C-14012
Makin' Whoopee-
Kansas City Tango-
Ah-Leu-Cha-
Echoes Of Harlem-
Mia-
Aurex-
* Contemporary C-14012; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-948-2   Bud Shank, Shorty Rogers - California Concert

Frank Morgan With The Cedar Walton Trio

Frank Morgan, alto sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Tony Dumas, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
Monterey Sound Studio, Glendale, CA, June 12 & 13, 1985
Manha De CarnavalContemporary C-14013
Yes And No-
Easy Living-
The Rubber Man-
Third Street Blues-
Three Flowers-
Embraceable You-
Now's The Time-
* Contemporary C-14013; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-833-2   Frank Morgan With The Cedar Walton Trio - Easy Living

Bob Cooper - Snooky Young Sextet

Snooky Young, trumpet, flugelhorn; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Ross Tompkins, piano; Doug MacDonald, guitar; Monte Budwig, bass; Jeff Hamilton, drums; Ernie Andrews, vocals.
"Orange Coast College", Costa Mesa, CA, October 27, 1985
In A Mellow ToneContemporary C-14017
Prelude To A Kiss-
She's Got To Go-
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You-
Jumpin' At The Woodside-
For Freddie-
Satin Doll-
So Hard To Laugh, So Easy To Cry-
I Luv Jazz-
Closing Time-
* Contemporary C-14017   Bob Cooper, Snooky Young - In A Mellotone

1986 (35th anniversary)

Bud Shank Quartet

Bud Shank, alto sax; George Cables, piano; John Heard, bass; Albert Heath, drums.
Berkeley, CA, February 17 & 18, 1986
Whisper NotContemporary C-14019
Dream Dancing-
Cabin In The Sky-
El Wacko-
No Moe-
I've Told Ev'ry Little Star-
As Time Goes By-
That Old Feeling-
* Contemporary C-14019   Bud Shank - That Old Feeling

Joshua Breakstone Quintet

Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Kenny Barron, piano; Joshua Breakstone, guitar; Dennis Irwin, bass; Keith Copeland, drums.
NYC, February 19, 1986
OblivionContemporary C-14025
It's Easy To Remember-
My Heart Stood Still-
Even Steven-
To Monk With Love-
Bird Song-
* Contemporary C-14025   Joshua Breakstone - Echoes

The Art Farmer/Benny Golson Jazztet Featuring Curtis Fuller

Art Farmer, flugelhorn; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Benny Golson, tenor sax; Mickey Tucker, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Marvin "Smitty" Smith, drums.
"Sweet Basil", NYC, February 21 & 22, 1986
Back To The CityContemporary C-14020
From Dream To Dream-
Write Soon-
Vas Simeon-
Speak Low-
Without Delay / Time Speaks-
same session.
Whisper NotContemporary C-14034
Sad To Say-
Are You Real-
Autumn Leaves-
Along Came Betty-
* Contemporary C-14020; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-842-2   The Art Farmer/Benny Golson Jazztet - Back To The City
* Contemporary C-14034, CCD-14034-2   The Art Farmer/Benny Golson Jazztet Featuring Curtis Fuller - Real Time

Frank Morgan Quartet

Frank Morgan, alto sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, April 21 & 22, 1986
CeoraContemporary C-14021
Until It's Time For You To Go-
Perdido-
Ana Maria-
Lament-
Half Nelson-
Thank You BluesContemporary CCD-14021-2
* Contemporary C-14021, CCD-14021-2   Frank Morgan - Lament

Billy Higgins Quartet

Harold Land, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, April 23, 1986
DecepticonContemporary C-14024
I Hear A Rhapsody-
Plexus-
The Theme-
* Contemporary C-14024   Billy Higgins - Bridgework

Terry Gibbs Octet

Frank Morgan, alto sax; Terry Gibbs, vibes; Sonny Bravo, piano; Bobby Rodriguez, electric bass; Jose Madera, congas, percussion; Johnny Rodriguez, bongos, percussion; Tito Puente, Orestes Vilato, timbales.
Berkeley, CA, May 9 & 10, 1986
Scrapple From The AppleContemporary C-14022
For Keeps-
Groovin' High-
Chelsea Bridge-
Sing, Sing, Sing-
Kick Those Feet-
Good Bait-
Flamingo-
Sweet Young Song Of Love-
* Contemporary C-14022, CCD-14022-2   Terry Gibbs - The Latin Connection

Frank Morgan - George Cables Duo

Frank Morgan, alto sax; George Cables, piano.
Monterey Sound Studio, Glendale, CA, May 21 & 22, 1986
All The Things You AreContemporary C-14035
Virgo-
Blues For Rosalinda-
After You've Gone-
Helen's Song-
Love Dance-
Love Story-
I Told You So-
Blue In GreenContemporary CCD-14035-2
* Contemporary C-14035, CCD-14035-2   Frank Morgan, George Cables - Double Image

Chris Connor

Claudio Roditi, trumpet, flugelhorn; Paquito D'Rivera, alto sax; Michael Abene, keyboards; Richard Rodney Bennett, keyboards, arranger; Rufus Reid, bass; Akira Tana, drums; Chris Connor, vocals.
NYC, August 5 & 6, 1986
Let's Face The Music And DanceContemporary C-14023
Laura-
Sweet Happy Life-
In Love In Vain-
Love Medley: What Is This Thing Called Love / You Don't Know What Love Is / Love-
The Nearness Of You-
Ten Cents A Dance-
Blame It On My Youth-
Brazil-
We'll Be Together Again-
Let's Take The Long Way Home-
* Contemporary C-14023, CCD-14023-2   Chris Connor - Classic

Bud Shank Quartet

Bud Shank, alto sax; Dave Peck, piano; Chuck Deardorf, bass; Jeff Hamilton, drums.
"Jazz Alley", Seattle, WA, October 16, 17 & 18, 1986
A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley SquareContemporary C-14027
Too Long At The Fair-
Seaflowers-
Arion-
Song For Lady Lynn-
I Loves You, Porgy-
Wales-
Bud's Theme-
* Contemporary C-14027   Bud Shank At Jazz Alley

Bud Shank - Bill Perkins Quintet

Bud Shank, alto sax; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Alan Broadbent, piano; John Heard, bass; Sherman Ferguson, drums.
Berkeley, CA, December 2, 3 & 4, 1986
NictationContemporary C-14031
As Sure As You're Born-
Blue In Green-
Out Of This World-
Blazing Paddles-
Nu Blues For B.B.-
C.T.A.-
Don't Explain-
Remember-
BrazilContemporary CCD-14031-2
* Contemporary C-14031, CCD-14031-2   Bud Shank, Bill Perkins - Serious Swingers

Frank Morgan Quintet

Johnny Coles, flugelhorn #1-4,6,7; Frank Morgan, alto sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Buster Williams, bass #1-4,6,7; Billy Higgins, drums #1-4,6,7.
"Village Vanguard", NYC, December 14 & 15, 1986
1.What Is This Thing Called LoveContemporary C-14026
2.Parker's Mood-
3.Well, You Needn't-
4.Little Melonae-
5.Come Sunday-
6.All The Things You Are-
7.A Night In TunisiaContemporary CCD-14026-2
* Contemporary C-14026, CCD-14026-2   Frank Morgan Quintet - Bebop Lives!

1987

Art Farmer Quintet

Art Farmer, flugelhorn; Clifford Jordan, tenor sax; James Williams, piano; Rufus Reid, bass; Marvin "Smitty" Smith, drums.
NYC, January 14 & 15, 1987
IsfahanContemporary C-14029
Bloodcount-
Johnny Come Lately-
Something To Live For-
Upper Manhattan Medical Group-
Raincheck-
DaydreamContemporary CCD-14029-2
* Contemporary C-14029, CCD-14029-2   Art Farmer - Something To Live For - The Music Of Billy Strayhorn

Barney Kessel Quartet

Monty Alexander, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; John Clayton, bass; Jeff Hamilton, drums.
Berkeley, CA, February 20, 21 & 22, 1987
Moonlight WalkContemporary C-14033
Bluesy-
'Round MidnightContemporary C-14033, FCD-60-021
Star FireContemporary C-14033
Ah! Sweet Mystery Of Life-
Almost The Blues-
Everything I Have Is Yours-
Get Me To The Church On Time-
Shaw 'NuffContemporary CCD-14033-2
* Contemporary C-14033, CCD-14033-2   Barney Kessel - Spontaneous Combustion
* Contemporary FCD-60-021   The Artistry Of Barney Kessel

George Cables Trio

George Cables, piano; John Heard, bass #1-3,6,7; Ralph Penland, drums #1-3,6,7.
Berkeley, CA, February 27, 1987
1.Bess, You Is My Woman NowContemporary C-14030
2.My Man's Gone Now-
3.I Got Rhythm-
4.Embraceable You-
5.Someone To Watch Over Me-
6.A Foggy Day-
7.SummertimeOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-1056-2
* Contemporary C-14030; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1056-2   George Cables - By George - Plays The Music Of George Gershwin

Frank Morgan - Bud Shank Quintet

Frank Morgan, Bud Shank, alto sax; George Cables, piano; John Heard, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.
"Jazz Alley", Seattle, WA, March 26-28, 1987
SolarContemporary CCD-14064-2
Phantom's Progress-
Quiet Fire-
Emily-
What's New-
The Night Has A Thousand Eyes-
* Contemporary CCD-14064-2   Frank Morgan/Bud Shank Quintet - Quiet Fire

George Robert - Tom Harrell Quintet

Tom Harrell, trumpet, flugelhorn; George Robert, alto, soprano sax; Dado Moroni, piano; Reggie Johnson, bass; Bill Goodwin, drums.
Lausanne, Switzerland, March 29 & 30, 1987
SoladContemporary C-14037
Moon Alley-
Cancun-
Sun Dance-
Because I Love You-
Viking's Theme-
* Contemporary C-14037, CCD-14037-2   George Robert, Tom Harrell - Sun Dance

George Robert - Tom Harrell Quintet

Tom Harrell, trumpet, flugelhorn; George Robert, alto, soprano sax; Dado Moroni, piano; Reggie Johnson, bass; Bill Goodwin, drums.: same personnel.
Lausanne, Switzerland, April 18 & 19, 1987
OpalingContemporary C-14063
Because I Love You-
Everything I Love-
* Contemporary C-14063, CCD-14063-2   Tom Harrell - Visions

Frank Morgan And The McCoy Tyner Trio

Frank Morgan, alto sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Avery Sharpe, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, April 27-29, 1987
ChangesContemporary C-14039
How Deep Is The Ocean-
Emily-
Search For Peace-
Frank's Back-
All The Things You Are-
Theme From Love Story-
So WhatContemporary CCD-14039-2
* Contemporary C-14039, CCD-14039-2   Frank Morgan And The McCoy Tyner Trio - Major Changes

Terry Gibbs - Buddy DeFranco Quintet

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Terry Gibbs, vibes; John Campbell, piano; Todd Coolman, bass; Gerry Gibbs, drums.
"The Jazz Showcase", Chicago, IL, July 24, 25 & 26, 1987
Rockin' In RhythmContemporary C-14036
Please Send Me Someone To Love-
Sister Sadie-
This Is Always-
Cherokee-
Giant Steps-
Bopstacle Course-
Stella By Starlight-
52nd Street Theme-
Jitterbug WaltzContemporary CCD-14036-2
* Contemporary C-14036, CCD-14036-2   Terry Gibbs, Buddy DeFranco - Chicago Fire

Chris Connor

Claudio Roditi, trumpet, flugelhorn; Dave Valentin, flute; Bill Kirchner, tenor, alto, soprano sax, flute, clarinet; Michael Abene, Richard Rodney Bennett, keyboards; Michael Moore, bass; Buddy Williams, drums; Sammy Figueroa, percussion; Chris Connor, vocals.
NYC, August 17, 18 & 19, 1987
Dearly BelovedContemporary C-14038
Down In Brazil-
I Never Meant To Hurt You-
Love Locked Out-
Astaire Medley: Cheek To Cheek / That Face / Dancing In The Dark / It Only Happens When I Dance With You-
Mad About The Boy-
Antonio's Song-
I Wish I'd Met You-
My Foolish Heart-
Jukebox Medley: Saturday Night (Is The Loneliest Night Of The Week) / Little White Lies / I Wish I Didn't Love You So / I've Heard That Song Before / Everything Old Is New Again-
* Contemporary C-14038, CCD-14038-2   Chris Connor - New Again

Joshua Breakstone Quintet

Jimmy Knepper, trombone; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Joshua Breakstone, guitar; Dave Shapiro, bass; Keith Copeland, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 11, 1987
The ThumbContemporary C-14040
I Know Why-
The Way You Look Tonight-
Childsplay-
Evening Star-
Just Open Your Heart-
BossallegroContemporary CCD-14040-2
* Contemporary C-14040, CCD-14040-2   Joshua Breakstone - Evening Star

Kerry Campbell Quintet

Kerry Campbell, alto sax; Rob Mullins, keyboards; Ray Fuller, electric guitar; Marty Ruddy, electric bass; Gregg Field, drums, percussion.
1987
Phoenix RisingContemporary C-14041
Long As I Can See The Light-
Call Me-
From Me To You-
Underground Express-
Why She Went Away-
Make Me Shake-
When Sunny Gets Blue-
Armed And Dangerous-
* Contemporary C-14041   Kerry Campbell - Phoenix Rising

Luther Hughes And Cahoots

Andy Martin, trombone; Jackie Kelso, tenor sax; Bill Isom, keyboards; Peter Woodford, guitar #6; Ron Eschete, guitar, electric guitar; Luther Hughes, electric bass; Carl Burnett, drums #1-5; Charlie Landis, drums #6-10; Kurt Rasmussen, percussion; Dewey Erney, Stephanie Haynes, vocals #7.
Granada Hills, CA, circa 1987
1.First Things FirstContemporary C-14028
2.In A Minute-
3.Brite Eyes-
4.Hit Me-
5.Sizzlin'-
6.Vagabond Lullaby-
7.Samba For The March Princess-
8.Number One Son-
9.Romanesque-
10.Ronnie Be Good-
* Contemporary C-14028, CCD-14028-2   Luther Hughes And Cahoots

1988

Frank Morgan Quartet

Frank Morgan, alto sax; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Al Foster, drums.
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, January 10 & 11, 1988
Yardbird SuiteContemporary C-14045
Night In Tunisia-
Billie's Bounce-
Star Eyes-
Scrapple From The Apple-
Skylark-
CherylContemporary CCD-14045-2; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1060-2
* Contemporary C-14045, CCD-14045-2; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1060-2   Frank Morgan Quartet - Yardbird Suite

Frank Morgan Allstars

Frank Morgan, alto sax; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Al Foster, drums.
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, January 11 & 12, 1988
Old Bowl, New GritsContemporary C-14052
Reflections-
Starting Over-
Black Narcissus-
Sonnymoon For Two-
O.K.-
CaravanContemporary CCD-14052-2; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1046-2
* Contemporary C-14052, CCD-14052-2; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1046-2   Frank Morgan Allstars - Reflections

Tom Harrell Sextet

Tom Harrell, flugelhorn; Bob Berg, tenor sax; Niels Lan Doky, piano; John Scofield, guitar #4-6; Ray Drummond, bass; Billy Hart, drums.
NYC, January 26 & 27, 1988
1.RaptureContemporary C-14043
2.Song Flower-
3.The Mountain-
4.The Water's Edge-
5.Story-
6.Viable Blues-
7.TouchstoneContemporary CCD-14043-2
* Contemporary C-14043, CCD-14043-2   Tom Harrell - Stories

Tom Harrell Quintet

Tom Harrell, flugelhorn; Bob Berg, soprano sax; Niels Lan Doky, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Billy Hart, drums.
NYC, January 27, 1988
Suspended ViewContemporary C-14063
* Contemporary C-14063, CCD-14063-2   Tom Harrell - Visions

Art Farmer Quintet

Art Farmer, flugelhorn; Clifford Jordan, tenor, soprano sax; James Williams, piano; Rufus Reid, bass; Victor Lewis, drums.
NYC, February 4 & 8, 1988
Blame It On My YouthContemporary C-14042
Fairytale Countryside-
The Smile Of The Snake-
Third Avenue-
Summer Serenade-
Progress Report-
I'll Be Around-
* Contemporary C-14042, CCD-14042-2   Art Farmer - Blame It On My Youth

Barney Kessel Quintet

Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Kenny Barron, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Rufus Reid, bass; Ben Riley, drums.
Berkeley, CA, March 15, 16 & 17, 1988
It's You Or No OneContemporary C-14044
Barniana-
You've Changed-
Blues For Fred-
Rio-
Messin' With The Blues-
I'm Glad There Is YouContemporary C-14044, CCD-6022-2
By MyselfContemporary C-14044
Blue EchoesContemporary CCD-14044-2
* Contemporary C-14044, CCD-14044-2   Barney Kessel - Red Hot And Blues
* Contemporary CCD-6022-2   Barney Kessel - Plays For Lovers

Jackie And Roy

Conte Candoli, trumpet, flugelhorn; Bill Watrous, trombone; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Bill Perkins, baritone sax; Roy Kral, piano, vocals; Monty Budwig, bass; Jeff Hamilton, drums; Jackie Cain, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, May 31 & June 1 & 2, 1988
CherokeeContemporary C-14046; Fantasy FCD-24768-2
To Jackie And Roy-
Sleigh Ride In July-
Never In A Single Year-
Full Circle-
Our Love Rolls OnContemporary C-14046
In The Dark-
Line For LyonsContemporary C-14046; Fantasy FCD-24768-2
* Contemporary C-14046   Jackie And Roy - Full Circle
* Fantasy FCD-24768-2   Jackie And Roy - Full Circle

Terry Gibbs - Buddy DeFranco Quintet

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Terry Gibbs, vibes; John Campbell, piano; Todd Coolman, bass; Gerry Gibbs, drums.
Berkeley, CA, August 22 & 23, 1988
Holiday For StringsContemporary C-14047
Serenade In Blue-
Seven Come Eleven-
Yardbird Suite-
Carioca-
When The Sun Comes Out-
Parisian Thoroughfare-
Chad's Bad-
Fickle Fingers-
DoxyContemporary CCD-14047-2
* Contemporary C-14047, CCD-14047-2   Buddy DeFranco, Terry Gibbs - Holiday For Swing

John Campbell Trio

John Campbell, piano; Todd Coolman, bass; Gerry Gibbs, drums.
Berkeley, CA, August 23, 1988
Donna LeeContemporary C-14053
Beautiful Love-
I Remember Love-
Lonely Days-
Relaxin' At Camarillo-
Just One Of Those Things-
Star Eyes-
After Hours-
Hallucinations-
O Grande AmorContemporary CCD-14053-2
* Contemporary C-14053, CCD-14053-2   John Campbell - After Hours

Bud Shank Sextet

Bud Shank, alto sax; Marcos Silva, keyboards; Ricardo Peixoto, guitar, guitar synthesizer; Gary Brown, bass; Michael Shapiro, drums; Michael Spiro, percussion.
Redmond, Washington, DC, September 2 & 3, 1988
Drum SongContemporary C-14048
Incognito-
The Railroad (Estrada De Ferro)-
Blue Woods-
Second Nature-
The Colors Of Despair (As Cores Do Desespero)-
Techno Tropic-
Gliders-
Tomorrow's Rainbow-
* Contemporary C-14048, CCD-14048-2   Bud Shank - Tomorrow's Rainbow

Carol Sloane

Art Farmer, flugelhorn; Clifford Jordan, tenor sax; Kenny Barron, piano #1-4,6-11; Richard Rodney Bennett, piano #5; Rufus Reid, bass; Akira Tana, drums; Carol Sloane, vocals.
NYC, October 6 & 7, 1988
1.Love You MadlyContemporary C-14049
2.I Could Have Told You So-
3.My Gentleman Friend-
4.While We're Young-
5.Norwegian Wood-
6.That Old Devil Called Love-
7.I'm Glad There Is You-
8.Someday You'll Be Sorry-
9.Inside A Silent Tear-
10.Getting Some Fun Out Of Life-
11.My Foolish HeartContemporary CCD-14049-2
* Contemporary C-14049, CCD-14049-2   Carol Sloane - Love You Madly

Carol Sloane

Kenny Burrell, guitar; Carol Sloane, vocals.
NYC, October 28, 1988
For All We KnowContemporary C-14049
I Wish I'd Met You-
* Contemporary C-14049, CCD-14049-2   Carol Sloane - Love You Madly

1989

Joshua Breakstone Quartet

Kenny Barron, piano; Joshua Breakstone, guitar; Dennis Irwin, bass; Kenny Washington, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 18, 1989
Self-Portrait In SwingContemporary C-14050
Count Your Blessings-
Will You Still Be Mine-
Some Enchanted Evening-
If Ever I Would Leave You-
Don't Take Your Love From Me-
SaliswayContemporary CCD-14050-2
Personality-
* Contemporary C-14050, CCD-14050-2   Joshua Breakstone - Self-Portrait In Swing

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Conte Candoli, trumpet; Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone; Bud Shank, alto sax; Bob Cooper, tenor sax, arranger, director; Claude Williamson, piano; Monty Budwig, bass; John Guerin, drums; Howard Rumsey, leader.
"Hermosa Beach Civic Auditorium", Hermosa Beach, CA, February 12, 1989
Jazz InventionContemporary C-14051
Bernie's Tune-
Lover Man-
Woody'n You-
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise-
That Old Feeling-
Broadway-
Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You-
TopsyContemporary CCD-14051-2
Billie's Bounce-
* Contemporary C-14051, CCD-14051-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars - Jazz Invention

Tom Harrell Quintet

Tom Harrell, trumpet, flugelhorn; Joe Lovano, tenor sax; James Williams, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Adam Nussbaum, drums.
NYC, March 22, 1989
April MistContemporary C-14063; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1095-2
* Contemporary C-14063, CCD-14063-2   Tom Harrell - Visions
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1095-2   Tom Harrell - Sail Away

Tom Harrell Octet

Tom Harrell, trumpet, flugelhorn; Cheryl Pyle, flute; Dave Liebman, soprano sax; Joe Lovano, tenor sax; James Williams, piano; John Abercrombie, guitar, guitar synthesizer; Ray Drummond, bass; Adam Nussbaum, drums.
NYC, March 22 & 23, 1989
EonsContemporary C-14054
Glass Mystery-
Dream In June-
Sail Away-
Buffalo Wings-
It Always Is-
Dancing Trees-
Hope St.-
* Contemporary C-14054; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1095-2   Tom Harrell - Sail Away

Tom Harrell Sextet

Tom Harrell, trumpet, flugelhorn; David Liebman, soprano sax; James Williams, piano; John Abercrombie, guitar, guitar synthesizer; Ray Drummond, bass; Adam Nussbaum, drums.
NYC, March 23, 1989
Visions Of GaudiContemporary C-14063; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1095-2
* Contemporary C-14063, CCD-14063-2   Tom Harrell - Visions
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1095-2   Tom Harrell - Sail Away

Art Farmer Sextet

Art Farmer, trumpet, flugelhorn; Clifford Jordan, tenor sax; James Williams, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Rufus Reid, bass; Marvin "Smitty" Smith, drums.
NYC, April 3 & 4, 1989
Ph.D.Contemporary C-14055
Affaire D'Amour-
Mr. Day's Dream-
The Summary-
Blue Wail-
Like Someone In Love-
Rise To The Occasion-
Ballade Art-
* Contemporary C-14055, CCD-14055-2   Art Farmer - Ph.D.

Art Farmer - Frank Morgan Quintet

Art Farmer, flugelhorn, trumpet; Frank Morgan, alto sax; Lou Levy, piano; Eric Von Essen, acoustic bass; Albert "Tootie" Heath, drums.
"Kimball's East", Emeryville, CA, May 26 & 27, 1989
Star EyesContemporary C-14057
Farmer's Market-
Embraceable You-
Blue Minor-
Don't Blame Me-
I Remember You-
Cool Struttin'-
Donna LeeContemporary CCD-14057-2
* Contemporary C-14057, CCD-14057-2   Art Farmer, Frank Morgan, Lou Levy, Eric Von Essen, Albert "Tootie" Heath - Central Avenue Reunion

Kenny Burrell Quartet Featuring Jay Hoggard

Jay Hoggard, vibes; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Marcus McLaurine, bass; Yoron Israel, drums.
"Village Vanguard", NYC, August 4 & 5, 1989
Calling YouContemporary C-14058
Main Stem-
In A Sentimental Mood-
Moment's Notice-
Guiding Spirit-
Soul Eyes-
Midnight Blue-
In Walked Bud-
A Gift For YouContemporary CCD-14058-2
* Contemporary C-14058, CCD-14058-2   Kenny Burrell Quartet - Guiding Spirit

1990

Tom Harrell Sextet

Tom Harrell, trumpet, flugelhorn; Cheryl Pyle, flute #4,8; Joe Lovano, tenor, soprano sax; Danilo Perez, piano; Charlie Haden, bass; Paul Motian, drums.
NYC, April 8 & 9, 1990
1.VistaContemporary C-14059
2.Brazilian Song-
3.Scene-
4.January Spring-
5.Rhythm Form-
6.For Heaven's SakeContemporary CCD-14059-2
7.Autumn PictureContemporary C-14063
8.I Didn't Know-
9.The Christmas SongMilestone MCD-9211-2
* Contemporary C-14059, CCD-14059-2   Tom Harrell - Form
* Contemporary C-14063, CCD-14063-2   Tom Harrell - Visions
* Milestone MCD-9211-2   Various Artists - Christmas Songs

John Campbell Quartet

Clark Terry, trumpet, flugelhorn #2,5,8; John Campbell, piano; Jay Anderson, bass; Joel Spencer, drums.
NYC, June 18 & 19, 1990
1.You Stepped Out Of A DreamContemporary C-14061
2.Chicken Red-
3.Quicksilver-
4.Tin Tin Deo-
5.In Orbit-
6.Shaw 'Nuff-
7.Turning Point-
8.Canadian Sunset-
9.Prelude To A Kiss-
10.This Time The Dream's On Me-
* Contemporary C-14061, CCD-14061-2   John Campbell - Turning Point

Carol Sloane

Phil Woods, alto sax, clarinet; Mike Renzi, piano, synthesizer; Rufus Reid, bass; Grady Tate, drums, vocals; Carol Sloane, vocals.
NYC, June 24 & 25, 1990
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With MeContemporary C-14060
The Real Thing-
Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'-
Early Autumn-
I Wish I Knew-
Makin' Whoopee / The Glory Of Love-
Something To Live For-
I Hear Music-
Too Late Now-
My Blue Heaven-
You're Nearer-
I'll Take Romance-
Maybe You'll Be ThereContemporary CCD-14060-2
* Contemporary C-14060, CCD-14060-2   Carol Sloane - The Real Thing

Joshua Breakstone Trio

Joshua Breakstone, guitar; Dennis Irwin, bass; Kenny Washington, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 30, 1990
K15-3444Contemporary C-14062
Where Or When-
I Talk To The Trees-
All Alone-
The Moment I Knew-
John's Abbey-
Monk's Mood / Pannonica-
Day By Day-
* Contemporary C-14062, CCD-14062-2   Joshua Breakstone - 9 By 3

1991 (40th anniversary)

Terry Gibbs - Buddy DeFranco - Herb Ellis Sextet

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Terry Gibbs, vibes; Larry Novak, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Butch Miles, drums.
"Kimball's East", Emeryville, CA, April 13, 14 & 15, 1991
Flying HomeContemporary CCD-14066-2
Rose Room-
I Surrender, Dear-
Dizzy Spells-
Don't Be That Way-
Poor Butterfly-
Avalon-
Memories Of You-
After You've Gone-
Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Terry Gibbs, vibes, piano; Larry Novak, piano; Herb Ellis, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Butch Miles, drums.
Seven Come ElevenContemporary CCD-14067-2
Soft Winds-
The Man I Love-
Undecided-
Body And Soul-
Just One Of Those Things-
Stompin' At The Savoy-
These Foolish Things-
Air Mail Special-
* Contemporary CCD-14066-2   Terry Gibbs, Buddy DeFranco, Herb Ellis - Memories Of You
* Contemporary CCD-14067-2   Terry Gibbs, Buddy DeFranco, Herb Ellis - Kings Of Swing

Kenny Burrell Quintet

Cedar Walton, piano; Kenny Burrell, acoustic, electric guitar; Rufus Reid, bass; Lewis Nash, drums; Ray Mantilla, percussion.
DK-USA, NYC, June 10-12, 1991
Out ThereContemporary CCD-14065-2
Sunup To Sundown-
Roni's Decision-
I'm Old Fashioned-
Autumn Leaves-
Smile-
Love Dance-
Speak Low-
Lucky To Be Me-
* Contemporary CCD-14065-2   Kenny Burrell - Sunup To Sundown

1992

Leroy Vinnegar Quartet

Geoff Lee, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Mel Brown, drums; Curtis Craft, percussion.
Milwaukie, OR, March, 1992
Blue 'N' BoogieContemporary CCD-14068-2
Back On The Farm-
The Love Nest-
Big Shoes (For Your Feet)-
Grantstand-
Leroy's Waltz-
Blues On Purpose-
Ah Que Linda-
Who Has Seen The Wind-
How Insensitive-
Me Ho-
* Contemporary CCD-14068-2   Leroy Vinnegar - Walkin' The Basses

1993

Silver Leaf Jazz Band

Chris Tyle, cornet, vocals; Dave Sager, trombone; Jacques Gauthe, clarinet; Tom Roberts, piano; John Gill, drums, vocals.
New Orleans, LA, May 17, 18 & 19, 1993
Congo SquareGood Time Jazz GTJCD-15001-2
Silver Leaf Strut-
Farewell To Storyville-
Bourbon Street Bounce-
West End Blues-
'Way Down Yonder In New Orleans-
Why Don't You Go Down To New Orleans-
Perdido Street Blues-
Gallatin Street Grind-
Blues For Rampart Street-
New Orleans Hop Scop Blues-
Border Of The Quarter-
Decatur Street Blues-
We Shall Walk Through The Streets Of The City-
Tin Roof Blues-
Canal Street Blues-
Basin Street Blues-
Gravier Street Blues-
Back O' Town Blues-
Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans-
South Rampart Street Parade-
* Good Time Jazz GTJCD-15001-2   Silver Leaf Jazz Band - Streets And Scenes Of New Orleans

Scott Black's Hot Horns

Duke Heitger, cornet; Scott Black, cornet, vocals; Tom Ebbert, trombone; Tom Fischer, clarinet, bass sax; Buck Evans, piano, vocals; Tom Saunders, bass, tuba, vocals; Charlie Fardella, drums.
New Orleans, LA, August 23, 24 & 25, 1993
Sing You SinnersGood Time Jazz GTJCD-15003-2
Snake Rag-
Coquette-
She's Crying For Me-
Hindoo Man-
Big Boy-
That Certain Party-
Dippermouth Blues-
Sunday-
Breezin' Along With The Breeze-
I've Found A New Baby-
Corrine, Corrina-
Since My Best Gal Turned Me Down-
I'm Gonna Meet My Sweetie Now-
Davenport Blues-
When Erastus Plays His Old Kazoo-
* Good Time Jazz GTJCD-15003-2   Scott Black's Hot Horns

Silver Leaf Jazz Band

Chris Tyle, cornet; John Gill, trombone; Orange Kellin, clarinet; Tom Roberts, piano; Vince Giordano, bass; Hal Smith, drums.
New Orleans, LA, October 4, 5 & 6, 1993
Each DayGood Time Jazz GTJCD-15002-2
The Pearls-
If Someone Would Only Love Me-
Mama's Got A Baby-
The Original Jelly Roll Blues (as The Jelly Roll Blues)-
Shreveport Stomp-
Blue Blood Blues-
King Porter Stomp-
Mr. Joe-
Big Fat Ham-
Jungle Blues-
Good Old New York-
* Good Time Jazz GTJCD-15002-2   Silver Leaf Jazz Band - Jelly's Best Jam

1995

Melton Mustafa Orchestra With Billy Ross/Lonnie Smith

John Bailey, Shawn Hines, Brian McDonald, Doug Michels, Melton Mustafa, trumpet; Milton Omar Dailey, Jason Pyle, Tom Warfel, trombone; Mike Balogh, bass trombone; Billy Ross, tenor sax, flute; Neal Bonsanti, Dave Fernandez, Jesse Jones Jr., Scott Klarman, Ed Maine, Tom McCormick, Moura Ottinot, Jose Vera, sax; John McMinn, Silvano Monasterios, piano; Lonnie Smith, organ; Jeff Grubbs, bass; James Cotmon, drums; Luis Roberto "Wiso" Santiago, percussion.
North Miami, FL, July, 1995
Boiling Point (3 In 1 Blues)Contemporary CCD-14075-2
Blind Love Blues-
Bridging The Gap-
Some Kind Of Blues-
I Can Sing-
Easy As It Goes (A Night At El Morocco)-
Upsy Daisy-
Let It Be Known-
Where There's Smoke-
Swinging My Lady-
The Gift Of Knowledge (El Don Del Conocimiento)-
* Contemporary CCD-14075-2   Melton Mustafa - Boiling Point

Michael Orta Group

Jason Carder, trumpet; Paquito D'Rivera, alto sax, clarinet; Gary Campbell, tenor sax; Errol Rackipov, vibes; Michael Orta, piano; Dennis Marks, bass; Nicky Orta, fretless bass, electric bass; James Martin, Archie Pena, drums; Rafael Solano, percussion.
Miami, FL, September & October, 1995
Small FeatsContemporary CCD-14076-2
Educated Guess-
Latin What-
A Child's Song-
For Those Who've Gone Before-
The Little One-
Such And Such-
One For Tom-
Tres Palabras-
* Contemporary CCD-14076-2   Michael Orta - Freedom Tower

Terry Myers Quartet

Terry Myers, tenor, alto, soprano sax; Lonnie Smith, organ; Nathen Page, guitar; Duffy Jackson, drums, vocals.
Fort Lauderdale, FL, November 8 & 9, 1995
Mr. Ten Bar BluesContemporary CCD-14078-2
Opal's Smile-
Smokin'-
Samba De Jolari-
Eugotacy-
A Gift From Buddy-
We're Goin' In-
Why Not Blues-
Delusions Of Grandeur-
Been There, Done That-
Gotcha-
Lift Off-
* Contemporary CCD-14078-2   Terry Myers - Soul Mates

1996 (45th anniversary)

Billy Ross Group

Jeff Kievit, Barry Ries, Ira Sullivan, trumpet; Tony Concepcion, trumpet, flugelhorn; Pete Minger, flugelhorn; John Allred, Dana Teboe, trombone; Joe Barodi, bass trombone; Nestor Torres, flute; Billy Ross, soprano, alto, tenor sax, alto flute, C flute, bass flute, flute, piccolo, clarinet; Ed Calle, Turk Mauro, Flip Phillips, Frank Tiberi, tenor sax; Mike Brignola, Whit Sidener, baritone sax; Mike Levine, piano, string; Dan Warner, guitar; Dennis Marks, bass; Julio Hernandez, Rafael "California" Valencia, electric bass; James Martin, Ed Metz Jr., Archie Pena, drums; Lee Levin, drums, shakers; Nelson "Flaco" Padron, congas, percussion; Richard Bravo, bongos, percussion; Wendy Pedersen, vocals.
Tribe Studios, Miami, FL, January-March, 1996
WoodyContemporary CCD-14079-2
Apple Honey-
I Wonder-
Romance In The Dark-
Bijou (Rhumba A La Jazz)-
P.S. I Love You-
Everywhere-
Sidewalks Of Cuba-
Northwest Passage-
Laura-
Keen And Peachy-
Woodchopper's Ball-
For The First Herd-
* Contemporary CCD-14079-2   Billy Ross - Woody

Dennis Marks Quintet

John Bailey, trumpet, flugelhorn; Todd DelGiudice, tenor sax; David Siegel, piano, keyboards; Dennis Marks, bass; James Martin, drums.
Afterhours Studio, North Miami, FL, February 6-7, 1996
Direct LineContemporary CCD-14081-2
What The Devil...-
Private Island-
Images-
Here Doggie-
Slow Motion-
The Great Deceiver-
Nodes-
Da Blues-
* Contemporary CCD-14081-2   Dennis Marks - Images

Eric Allison Group

Melton Mustafa, trumpet; Eric Allison, tenor, alto sax, clarinet, flute; Turk Mauro, baritone, tenor sax; Vince Maggio, Billy Marcus, Tony Prentice, piano; Dr. Lonnie Smith, organ; Phil Flanigan, Jeff Grubbs, Dennis Marks, bass; Danny Burger, James Martin, drums.
West Palm Beach, FL, March, 1996
Mean Streets BeatContemporary CCD-14080-2
Dead End-
Lonely Avenue-
Tenor Talk-
Improvisation For Unaccompanied Saxophones-
Funk Boulevard-
A Stroll In Savannah-
New Voice-
When In Doubt (Tell The Truth)-
Here I Go Again-
* Contemporary CCD-14080-2   Eric Allison - Mean Streets Beat

Silver Leaf Jazz Band

Duke Heitger, cornet; Chris Tyle, cornet, vocals; Mike Owen, trombone; Orange Kellin, clarinet; Tom Fischer, alto sax; Steve Pistorius, piano; Craig Ventresco, banjo, guitar; Marty Eggers, bass; Hal Smith, drums, washboard.
New Orleans, LA, April 2-6, 1996
Papa's Got The Jim JamsGood Time Jazz GTJCD-15005-2
Weary City-
Shim-Me-Sha-Wabble-
You Can Have It (I Don't Want It)-
Ghost Of The Blues-
Isn't There A Little Love-
Everybody Loves Somebody Blues-
Klondyke Blues-
It Belongs To You-
Rambling Blues-
Number Two Blues-
I Must Have It-
Peculiar-
Cookie-
Papa, What You Are Trying To Do To Me I've Been Doing It For Years-
* Good Time Jazz GTJCD-15005-2   Silver Leaf Jazz Band - Great Composers Of New Orleans Jazz

Tom Ranier With Strings

Valerie DiCarlo, Gary Foster, Joe Soldo, woodwinds; Endre Granat, concertmaster; Tmasen Beseke, Nickolai Kurganov, Don Palmer, Katia Popov, Bob Sanov, Jim Stark, Mari Tsumura, Leslie Woodbury, violin; Mimi Granat, Carole Mukogawa, viola; Andrew Cook, Ray Kelley, cello; Tom Ranier, piano, clarinet, alto sax; Peter Matz, piano, conductor; Chuck Berghofer, bass; Paul Kreibich, drums; Larry Bunker, percussion.
Los Angeles, CA, May 11, 1996
In The Still Of The NightContemporary CCD-14087-2
Memories Of You-
You Must Believe In Spring-
* Contemporary CCD-14087-2   Tom Ranier - In The Still Of The Night

1997

Tom Ranier Trio

Tom Ranier, piano, clarinet, synthesizer; Ken Wild, bass #2; Abe Laboriel, electric bass #1,3,4; Harvey Mason, drums #1,3,4; Ralph Humphrey, drums #2.
Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 1997
1.How Deep Is The OceanContemporary CCD-14087-2
2.Summer Me, Winter Me (Tribute To Buddy DeFranco)-
3.Where Or When-
4.Excuse Me-
* Contemporary CCD-14087-2   Tom Ranier - In The Still Of The Night

Tom Ranier With Strings

Gary Foster, Joe Soldo, Bob Tricarico, woodwinds; Assa Drori, concertmaster; Rebecca Barr, Armen Garabedian, Suzanna Giordano, Yi Hu, Don Palmer, Bob Sanov, Elizabeth Wilson, Margaret Wooten, violin; Carole Mukogawa, viola; Armen Ksajikian, Cecilia Tsan, cello; Tom Ranier, piano, conductor; Abe Laboriel, electric bass; Harvey Mason, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, April 27, 1997
Teach Me Your PathsContemporary CCD-14087-2
Nights And Promise-
July-
An Hour From Your Heart-
* Contemporary CCD-14087-2   Tom Ranier - In The Still Of The Night

Eric Allison Group

John Bailey, trumpet; Jesse Jones Jr., alto sax; Eric Allison, tenor, alto sax, flute, clarinet; Turk Mauro, baritone sax; Dr. Lonnie Smith, organ; Dennis Marks, bass; Danny Burger, drums.
West Palm Beach, FL, July 1 & 2, 1997
Midnight GrooveContemporary CCD-14088-2
After Hours-
Double Shot-
'Round About Dawn-
Sittin' In-
No Cover-
Tip-Toein'-
Straight-Up-
Deanna-
Delta Joy-
* Contemporary CCD-14088-2   Eric Allison - After Hours

1998

Johnny Holiday Sings

Johnny Holiday, vocals; with Bob Summers, trumpet; Tom Ranier, piano, synthesizer; Monty Budwig, bass; Joe LaBarbera, drums; Terry Gibbs, producer.
Sage & Sand Recording Studio, Hollywood, CA, June 10 & 11, 1998
When Your Lover Has GoneContemporary CCD-14091-2
Stardust-
By Myself-
It's A Blue World-
Nevertheless (I'm In Love With You)-
Give The World A Little Whistle-
Some Of These Days-
I Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To Dry-
Those Eyes, Those Lips, That Nose, That Face, That Girl-
Don't Worry 'Bout Me-
Day By Day-
Here's That Rainy Day-
Playing The Field-
* Contemporary CCD-14091-2   Johnny Holiday Sings

Others

The Banjo Kings

Vic Davis, Bill Norris, Stan Wrightsman, piano; Dick Roberts, Red Roundtree, banjo; Ray Leatherwood, bass; George Bruns, bass, tuba; Nick Fatool, Monte Mountjoy, drums.
unknown location, date
Down SouthGood Time Jazz L-12015
Alabamy BoundGood Time Jazz 43, L-12015
Stephen Foster Medley No. 1: Old Kentucky Home / Swanee River / Camptown Races / Oh, Susannah-
By The Light Of The Silvery MoonGood Time Jazz L-12015
In The Shade Of The Old Apple Tree-
Hello, My Baby (as Hello, Ma Baby)Good Time Jazz 47, L-12015
Banjo Rag (as That Banjo Rag)-
Carolina In The MorningGood Time Jazz L-12015
In The Good Old Summertime-
The Burglar BuckGood Time Jazz 76, EP 1019, L-12015
Stephen Foster Medley No. 2: Old Black Joe / Ring, Ring De Banjo / Nelly Bly / Massa's In De Cold, Cold GroundGood Time Jazz 64, EP 1019, L-12015
Banjo Bounce-
When You And I Were Young, MaggieGood Time Jazz L-12015
Pickin' The BanjoGood Time Jazz 76, EP 1019, L-12015
unknown artists.
unknown location, date
I Wonder Who's Kissing Her NowGood Time Jazz EP 1024
Banjo Happy-
Beautiful DreamerGood Time Jazz 89, EP 1024
My Gal Sal-
* Good Time Jazz L-12015, GTJCD-12015-2   The Banjo Kings, Vol. 1
* Good Time Jazz EP 1019   The Banjo Kings
* Good Time Jazz EP 1024   The Banjo Kings
* Good Time Jazz 43   The Banjo Kings - Stephen Foster Medley / Alabamy Bound
* Good Time Jazz 47   The Banjo Kings - Hello, My Baby / Banjo Rag
* Good Time Jazz 76   The Banjo Kings - The Burglar Buck / Pickin' The Banjo
* Good Time Jazz 64   The Banjo Kings - Banjo Bounce / Stephen Foster Medley No. 2
* Good Time Jazz 89   The Banjo Kings - Beautiful Dreamer / My Gal Sal

Turk Murphy's San Francisco Jazz Band

Bob Scobey, trumpet; George Brunis, Turk Murphy, trombone; Bob Helm, Bill Napier, clarinet; Skippy Anderson, Burt Bales, Wally Rose, piano; Harry Mordecai, Pat Patton, banjo; Dick Lammi, Bob Short, bass, tuba; Don Kinch, bass, tuba, cornet, trumpet; Johnny Brent, Stan Ward, drums; Claire Austin, vocals.
1947-1952
Willie The WeeperGood Time Jazz FCD-60-026
King Porter Stomp-
Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home-
Wise Guys-
Red Eye-
Flamin' Mamie-
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-026   Turk Murphy's Jazz Band Favorites, Vol. 2

George Lewis And His Ragtime Band

Avery "Kid" Howard, trumpet, vocals; Jim Robinson, trombone; George Lewis, clarinet; Alton Purnell, piano, vocals; Lawrence Marrero, banjo; Alcide "Slow Drag" Pavageau, bass; Joe Watkins, drums, vocals; Monette Moore, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, October 26, 1953
Honeysuckle RoseGood Time Jazz GTJCD-12062-2
At Sundown-
Down In Honky Tonk Town-
Tiger Rag-
* Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12062-2   George Lewis - Doctor Jazz

The Banjo Kings

Dick Roberts, Red Roundtree, banjo; Ernie Anderson, Vito Mumolo, guitar; Joe Heimlich, unknown instruments.
1954-1958
The Man On The Flying TrapezeGood Time Jazz FCD-60-012
Bird In A Gilded CageGood Time Jazz 97, FCD-60-012
After The BallGood Time Jazz FCD-60-012
Shine On Harvest Moon-
Jeannie With The Light Brown Hair-
Annie Rooney-
Daisy Bell-
Sweet Genevieve-
In My Merry Oldsmobile-
Silver Threads Among The Gold-
Bill BaileyGood Time Jazz 97, FCD-60-012
A Hot Time In The Old TownGood Time Jazz FCD-60-012
The Columbus Stockade Blues (as Columbus Stockade)Good Time Jazz EP 1027, FCD-60-012
Steel Guitar Rag-
You Are My SunshineGood Time Jazz 99, EP 1027, FCD-60-012
San Antonio Rose-
Westward Ho!Good Time Jazz FCD-60-012
Home On The Range-
The West, A Nest And You-
Don't Fence Me In-
Panhandle Rag-
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-012   The Banjo Kings - Favorites
* Good Time Jazz EP 1027   The Banjo Kings - Go West
* Good Time Jazz 97, 45097   The Banjo Kings - Bill Bailey / Bird In A Gilded Cage
* Good Time Jazz 99, 45099   The Banjo Kings - San Antonio Rose / You Are My Sunshine

Firehouse Five Plus Two

Danny Alguire, cornet; Ward Kimball, trombone; George Probert, clarinet; Frank Thomas, piano; Dick Roberts, banjo; Don Kinch, bass, tuba, cornet, trumpet; Eddie Forrest, drums.
1958-1969
Doctor JazzGood Time Jazz FCD-60-008
A Hot Time In The Old Town-
Firehouse Stomp-
Yellow Dog Blues-
Bill Bailey-
When The Saints Go Marching In-
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-008   Firehouse Five Plus Two - 16 Dixieland Favorites

Celedonio Romero Solo?

Celedonio Romero, classical guitar.
1959
Serenata EspanolaContemporary CCD-14069-2
Mazurka-
Minuetto In D Major-
Leyenda (Asturias)-
Fantasia-
Zapateado Clasico-
Pavana And Danza-
Sarabanda And Bourree-
* Contemporary CCD-14069-2   Celedonio Romero, Celin Romero - Spanish Guitar Music

Celin Romero Solo?

Celin Romero, classical guitar.
1959
Rumores De La CaletaContemporary CCD-14069-2
Minuetto In C Major-
Minuetto De La Grand Sonata In C Major-
Estudio In B Minor-
Preludio And Pavana-
El Noi De La Mare-
El Testamento De Amelia-
* Contemporary CCD-14069-2   Celedonio Romero, Celin Romero - Spanish Guitar Music

Helen Humes

Don Abney, piano; Dean Reilly, bass; Benny Barth, drums; Helen Humes, vocals.
April 26, 1976
'Deed I DoContemporary CCD-14071-2
I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)-
If You're A Viper-
Woe Is Me-
He's Yours, He's Mine-
Million Dollar Secret-
Too Marvelous For Words-
Every Day I Have The Blues-
Let The Good Times Roll-
I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter-
My Old Flame-
Just In Time-
Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You-
If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight)-
'Tain't Nobody's Biz-ness If I Do-
St. Louis Blues-
* Contemporary CCD-14071-2   Helen Humes - 'Deed I Do

Chico Freeman Quintet Featuring Arthur Blythe

Arthur Blythe, alto sax; Chico Freeman, tenor sax; George Cables, piano; Santi Debriano, bass; Yoron Israel, drums.
May 16, 1994
Bemsha SwingContemporary CCD-14073-2
Blackfoot-
Ah, George, We Hardly Knew Ya-
To Hear A Tear, Drop In The Rain-
Playpen-
Peacemaker-
Rhythm-a-ning-
* Contemporary CCD-14073-2   Chico Freeman, Arthur Blythe - Focus

Tim Laughlin Band

Connie Jones, cornet; Kevin Clark, trumpet; Al Barthelow, Mike Genevay, Dave Sager, trombone; Otis Bazoon, Tim Laughlin, clarinet; Bill Schultz, cello; David Torkanowsky, piano; Les Muscutt, banjo; Hank Mackie, guitar; Matt Perrine, bass, tuba, electric bass; John Vidacovich, drums; and others.
November 21-23, 1994
Farewell BluesGood Time Jazz GTJCD-15004-2
Blue Orleans-
Limehouse Blues-
King Of The Mardi Gras-
Buddy Bolden's Blues-
Palesteena-
Savoy Blues-
Lonesome-
Panama-
* Good Time Jazz GTJCD-15004-2   Tim Laughlin - Blue Orleans

Lanny Morgan Quartet

Lanny Morgan, alto sax; Tom Ranier, piano; Dave Carpenter, bass; Joe LaBarbera, drums.
October, 1996
In The Still Of The NightContemporary CCD-14084-2
People Will Say We're In Love-
Stella By Starlight-
The Song Is You-
Rosalie-
I'll Remember April-
Body And Soul-
Broadway-
Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most-
It's You Or No One-
* Contemporary CCD-14084-2   Lanny Morgan - Pacific Standard

Jacques Gauthe's Creole Rice Jazz Band

Duke Heitger, cornet; Mike Owen, trombone; Jacques Gauthe, clarinet; Steve Pistorius, piano; Lars Edegran, banjo, guitar; Tom Saunders, bass, tuba; Chris Tyle, drums, cornet.
January 27-29, 1997
Petite Fleur (Small Flower)Good Time Jazz GTJCD-15006-2
Les Oignons (The Onions)-
Si Tu Vois Ma Mere (If You See My Mother)-
Dans Les Rues D'Antibes (The Streets Of Antibes)-
As-Tu Le Cafard (Do You Have The Blues)-
Le Marchand De Poissons (The Fish Vendor)-
Georgia Cabin-
The Ghost Of The Blues-
Egyptian Fantasy-
Suey-
Premier Bal (First Ball)-
Wild Cat Blues-
Passport To Paradise-
Muskrat Ramble-
Blues For Bechet-
Promenade Aux Champs Elysees (Struttin' On Elysian Fields)-
* Good Time Jazz GTJCD-15006-2   Jacques Gauthe's Creole Rice Jazz Band - Echoes Of Sidney Bechet

Terry Gibbs - Buddy DeFranco

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Terry Gibbs, vibes, xylophone, marimba; Tom Ranier, piano; Dave Carpenter, bass; Gerry Gibbs, drums.
September 3, 1998
I Used To Think That I Was CrazyContemporary CCD-14089-2
Sleepy Old Moon-
Until I Left Chicago (I Never Had The Blues)-
Mister Moon-
Lazy Days-
Playing The Field-
Alabama Baby-
One Little Thing-
South Dakota-
Easy For You-
Clarinet Lick-
Nights In Madrid-
In The Mornin' When The Sun Comes Up-
* Contemporary CCD-14089-2   Terry Gibbs, Buddy DeFranco - Play Steve Allen