Cyrus Chestnut Catalog

1992 (age 29)

Cyrus Chestnut Trio - The Nutman Speaks  (Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-164)

Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Christian McBride, bass; Carl Allen, drums.
Sound On Sound, NYC, January 18, 1992
Blues For Nita
Elegie
Caravan
Amazing Grace
Brazilian Flower
Nut
Tenderly
It's All Right With Me
** also released on Alfa Jazz (J) ALCB-9537.
** part of Evidence ECD 22152-2.

Cyrus Chestnut Trio - The Nutman Speaks Again  (Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-168)

Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Christian McBride, bass; Carl Allen, drums.: same session.
Sound On Sound, NYC, January 18, 1992
Jazzmine's Island
Wade In The Water
Infant Eyes
Sweet Potato Pie And Kool-Aid
The Days Of Wine And Roses
All Or Nothing At All
Duke's Place
The More I See You
** also released on Alfa Jazz (J) ALCB-9538.
** part of Evidence ECD 22152-2.

1993 (age 30)

Cyrus Chestnut Trio - Another Direction  (Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-317)

Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Christian McBride, bass; Carl Allen, drums.
Sorcerer Sound, NYC, April 7, 1993
Revol
For All We Know
Duke Medley: Don't Get Around Much Anymore / I Got It Bad / I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart / It Don't Mean A Thing
My Funny Valentine
Blue Skies
Alone Together
Alone In Love With Love
Jambalaya
** also released on Alfa Jazz (J) ALCB-9532; Evidence ECD 22135-2.

Cyrus Chestnut - Revelation  (Atlantic 82518-2)

Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Christopher J. Thomas, bass; Clarence Penn, drums.
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, June 7 & 8, 1993
Blues For Nita
Elegie
Lord, Lord, Lord
Macdaddy
Sweet Hour Of Prayer
Little Ditty
187
Dilemmas
Revelation
Proverbial Lament
Cornbread Pudding

1994

Cyrus Chestnut - The Dark Before The Dawn  (Atlantic 82719-2)

Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Steve Kirby, bass; Clarence Penn, drums.
The Power Station, Studio A, NYC, August 23, 24 & 25, 1994
Sentimentalia
Steps Of Trane
The Mirrored Window
Baroque Impressions
A Rare Gem
Call Me Later
Wright's Rolls And Butter
It Is Well (With My Soul)
Kattin'
Lovers' Paradise
My Funny Valentine
The Dark Before The Dawn

1995

Cyrus Chestnut - Earth Stories  (Atlantic 82876-2)

Eddie Allen, trumpet; Antonio Hart, alto sax; Steven Carrington, tenor sax; Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Steve Kirby, bass; Alvester Garnett, drums.
Mastersound Studios, NYC, November 28, 1995
Cooldaddy's Perspective
Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Steve Kirby, bass; Alvester Garnett, drums.
Mastersound Studios, NYC, November 29 & 30, 1995
Decision, Decisions
Grandma's Blues
My Song In The Night
Nutman's Invention #1
Blues From The East
Maria's Folly
East Of The Sun And West Of The Moon
Gomez
Whoopi
In The Garden

1996

Cyrus Chestnut - Blessed Quietness - A Collection Of Hymns, Spirituals And Carols  (Atlantic 82948-2)

Cyrus Chestnut, piano.
The Power Station, NYC, April 15 & 16, 1996
Over My Head
Jesus Loves Me
We Three Kings
Walk With Me Jesus
Silent Night
Amazing Grace
The Old Rugged Cross
Holy, Holy, Holy
The First Noel
Blessed Quietness
What A Friend We Have In Jesus
Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child

1998

Cyrus Chestnut  (Atlantic 83140-2)

Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Billy Higgins, drums; with James Carter, alto sax.
NYC, 1998
Miss Thing
Cyrus Chestnut, piano, Fender Rhodes; Ron Carter, bass; Lewis Nash, drums; with Anita Baker, vocals.
Summertime
Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Billy Higgins, drums; with James Carter, alto sax.
The Journey
Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
Elegant Flower (For Jazz'min)
Cyrus Chestnut, piano.
Nutman's Invention #2
Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Lewis Nash, drums; with Anita Baker, vocals.
My Favorite Things
Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Billy Higgins, drums; with Joe Lovano, tenor sax.
Any Way You Can
Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
Mother's Blues
Cyrus Chestnut, piano.
Great Is Thy Faithfulness
Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
Strolling In Central Park
Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Billy Higgins, drums; with James Carter, alto sax; Joe Lovano, tenor sax.
Sharp

2000

Various Artists - A Jazz Piano Christmas From NPR  (NPR Classics 0013)

Cyrus Chestnut, piano; and others.
broadcast "National Public Radio", circa 2000
O Come All Ye Faithful

Cyrus Chestnut And Friends - A Charlie Brown Christmas  (Atlantic 7567-83366-2)

Cyrus Chestnut, piano, organ, Fender Rhodes, arranger; and Stefon Harris, vibes; Christian McBride, bass, electric bass; Steve Gadd, drums; with Wallace Roney, trumpet; Steve Turre, trombone, shells; Hubert Laws, flute; Gary Bartz, Kenny Garrett, alto sax; Michael Brecker, Steve Cole, tenor sax; Tollak Ollestad, harmonica; Jerry Goodman, violin; Ardeshir Farah, Pat Martino, Jorge Strunz, guitar; Don Alias, percussion; Brian McKnight, Vanessa Williams, vocals; The Manhattan Transfer: Cheryl Bentyne, Tim Hauser, Alan Paul, Janis Siegel, vocals; The Boys Choir Of Harlem, Bob Belden, arranger.
Avatar Studios, NYC, released 2000
Me And Charlie Brown (Piano Solo)
Skating
My Little Drum
The Christmas Song Feat. Brian McKnight
Baby Dance
Fur Elise
What Child Is This?
Linus And Lucy
O Tannenbaum
Christmas Is Here Feat. Vanessa Williams
Me And Charlie Brown
Christmas Is Coming
Greensleeves
Hark The Herald Angels Sing

2001

Cyrus Chestnut - Soul Food  (Atlantic 83490-2)

Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Christian McBride, bass; Lewis Nash, drums; with Marcus Printup, trumpet; Wycliffe Gordon, trombone; Gary Bartz, alto sax; James Carter, tenor sax; Stefon Harris, vibes.
Avatar Studios, NYC, June 16-19, 2001
Soul Food
Brother With The Mint Green Vine
Cerebral Thoughts
Fantasia
Swing Low Sweet Chariot
Brother Hawky Hawk
Minor Funk
Coming Through The Rye
In The Underground
Welllllll!
Goodnight

2002

Cyrus Chestnut - You Are My Sunshine  (Warner Bros. 9362-48445-2)

Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Michael Hawkins, bass; Neal Smith, drums.
Lothian Studio, Tallahassee, FL, November 16 & 17, 2002
God Smiled On Me
It's All Right With Me
For The Saints
Precious Lord
You Are My Sunshine
Errolling
Total Praise
Light Hearted Intelligence
Sweet Hour Of Prayer
Hope Song
Flipper
What A Fellowship
Pass Me Not O Gentle Savior

2005 (age 42)

Cyrus Chestnut - Genuine Chestnut  (Telarc CD-83634)

Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Michael Hawkins, bass; Neal Smith, drums; with Russell Malone, guitar #1,3,10; Steve Kroon, percussion #1-4,6-9.
Avatar Studios, Studio A, NYC, July 18 & 19, 2005
1.The Brown Soldier
2.El Numero Tres
3.If
4.Ellen's Song
5.Mason Dixon Line
6.Baby Girl's Strut
7.The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
8.Eyes On The Prize
9.Through The Valley
10.I'm Walkin'
11.Lord, I Give Myself To You

2007

Cyrus Chestnut - Cyrus Plays Elvis  (Koch Records KOC-CD-4238)

Cyrus Chestnut, piano, electric piano; Dezron L. Douglas, bass; Neal Smith, drums; with Mark Gross, alto, soprano sax #3,6.
The Studio, NYC, April 3 & 4, 2007
1.You Ain't Nothin But A Hound Dog
2.Don't Be Cruel
3.I Can't Help Fallin In Love With You
4.Love Me Tender
5.It's Now Or Never
6.Don't
7.Graceland
8.Suspicious Mind
9.Heartbreak Hotel
10.In The Ghetto
11.How Great Thou Art

Cyrus Chestnut Trio - Black Nile  (M&I (J) MYCJ-30447)

Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Al Foster, drums.
NYC, May 9 & 10, 2007
Holy Land
Little Waltz
12 Bar Ballad
Black Nile
Little B's Poem
The Wind Of An Immortal Soul
Theme From Blow-Up
A Tear On My Chest
The Happiness Man
'Til Then

2008

Cyrus Chestnut - Spirit  (Jazz Legacy Productions JLP 0901002)

Cyrus Chestnut, piano.
Alleycat Studio, South Orange, NJ, July 24-27, 2008
Oh How I Love Jesus
Lift Every Voice And Sing
Blessed Assurance
Wade In The Water
Lean On Me
I Surrender All
Gospel Improv #1
Old Time Religion
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Come Sunday
All By All
All Creatures Of Our God And King
Peace
The Lord's Prayer

2010

Cyrus Chestnut Trio - Journeys  (Jazz Legacy Productions JLP 1001011)

Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Dezron Douglas, bass; Neal Smith, drums.
Alleycat Studio, South Orange, NJ, May 14 & 15, 2010
Smitty's Joint
Lover
Eyes Of An Angel
Little Jon
New Light
Journeys
The Flowers On The Terrace
Yus Blues
In The Still Hours
Goliath

The Cyrus Chestnut Quartet  (WJ3 Records WJ31010)

Stacy Dillard, tenor, soprano sax; Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Dezron Douglas, bass; Willie Jones III, drums.
Avatar Studios, NYC, December 14, 2010
No Problem
Annibelle Cousins
Dream
What's Happening
Waltz For Gene And Carol
Solace
Indigo Blue
Mustard

2011

Cyrus Chestnut Trio - Moonlight Sonata  (Venus (J) VHCD-1062)

Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Dezron Douglas, bass; Neal Smith, drums.
Avatar Studios, NYC, March 30 & 31, 2011
Solfeggietto
Swan Lake
Prelude In E Minor
Siciliano
Moonlight Sonata
Love's Dream
Romance-from Masquerade
Kinderszenen
Hungarian Dance No. 5
Moonlight Sonata - Reprise
** also released on Venus (J) VHCD-78261.

2013 (age 50)

Cyrus Chestnut - Soul Brother Cool  (WJ3 Records WJ31013)

Freddie Hendrix, trumpet; Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Dezron Douglas, bass; Willie Jones III, drums.
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, March 7, 2013
Spicy Honey
Soul Brother Cool
The Happiness Man
Piscean Thought
In Search Of A Quiet Place
The Raven
Dawn Of The Sunset
Intimacy
Every Which Way
Stripes

Cyrus Chestnut - Midnight Melodies  (Smoke Sessions Records SSR-1408)

Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Curtis Lundy, bass; Victor Lewis, drums.
"Smoke Jazz Club", Broadway, NY, November 22 & 23, 2013
Two Heartbeats
Pocket Full Of Blues
To Be Determined
Bag's Groove
Hey, It's Me You're Talkin' To
Chelsea Bridge
U.M.M.G. (Upper Manhattan Medical Group)
I Wanted To Say
Giant Steps
Naima's Love Song
The Theme