Cyrus Chestnut Discography

1992 (age 29)

Cyrus Chestnut Trio

Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Christian McBride, bass; Carl Allen, drums.
Sound On Sound, NYC, January 18, 1992
Blues For NitaAlfa Jazz (J) ALCR-164
Elegie-
Caravan-
Amazing Grace-
Brazilian Flower-
Nut-
Tenderly-
It's All Right With Me-
same session.
Jazzmine's IslandAlfa Jazz (J) ALCR-168
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-
* Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-164, ALCB-9537   Cyrus Chestnut Trio - The Nutman Speaks
= Evidence ECD 22152-2   Cyrus Chestnut Trio - Nut
* Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-168, ALCB-9538   Cyrus Chestnut Trio - The Nutman Speaks Again
= Evidence ECD 22152-2   Cyrus Chestnut Trio - Nut

1993 (age 30)

Cyrus Chestnut Trio

Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Christian McBride, bass; Carl Allen, drums.
Sorcerer Sound, NYC, April 7, 1993
RevolAlfa Jazz (J) ALCR-317
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-
* Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-317, ALCB-9532; Evidence ECD 22135-2   Cyrus Chestnut Trio - Another Direction

Cyrus Chestnut Trio

Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Christopher J. Thomas, bass; Clarence Penn, drums.
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, June 7 & 8, 1993
Blues For NitaAtlantic 82518-2
Elegie-
Lord, Lord, Lord-
Macdaddy-
Sweet Hour Of Prayer-
Little Ditty-
187-
Dilemmas-
Revelation-
Proverbial Lament-
Cornbread Pudding-
* Atlantic 82518-2   Cyrus Chestnut - Revelation

1994

Cyrus Chestnut Trio

Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Steve Kirby, bass; Clarence Penn, drums.
The Power Station, Studio A, NYC, August 23, 24 & 25, 1994
SentimentaliaAtlantic 82719-2
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-
* Atlantic 82719-2   Cyrus Chestnut - The Dark Before The Dawn

1995

Cyrus Chestnut Trio

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 PerspectiveAtlantic 82876-2
* Atlantic 82876-2   Cyrus Chestnut - Earth Stories

Cyrus Chestnut Trio

Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Steve Kirby, bass; Alvester Garnett, drums.
Mastersound Studios, NYC, November 29 & 30, 1995
Decision, DecisionsAtlantic 82876-2
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-
* Atlantic 82876-2   Cyrus Chestnut - Earth Stories

1996

Cyrus Chestnut Solo

Cyrus Chestnut, piano.
The Power Station, NYC, April 15 & 16, 1996
Over My HeadAtlantic 82948-2
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-
* Atlantic 82948-2   Cyrus Chestnut - Blessed Quietness - A Collection Of Hymns, Spirituals And Carols

1998

Cyrus Chestnut Trio +

Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Billy Higgins, drums; with James Carter, alto sax.
NYC, 1998
Miss ThingAtlantic 83140-2
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-
* Atlantic 83140-2   Cyrus Chestnut

2000

Cyrus Chestnut and others

Cyrus Chestnut, piano; and others.
broadcast "National Public Radio", circa 2000
O Come All Ye FaithfulNPR Classics 0013
* NPR Classics 0013   Various Artists - A Jazz Piano Christmas From NPR

Cyrus Chestnut And Friends

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

2001

Cyrus Chestnut Trio +

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 FoodAtlantic 83490-2
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-
* Atlantic 83490-2   Cyrus Chestnut - Soul Food

2002

Cyrus Chestnut Trio

Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Michael Hawkins, bass; Neal Smith, drums.
Lothian Studio, Tallahassee, FL, November 16 & 17, 2002
God Smiled On MeWarner Bros. 9362-48445-2
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-
* Warner Bros. 9362-48445-2   Cyrus Chestnut - You Are My Sunshine

2005 (age 42)

Cyrus Chestnut Quintet/Quartet/Trio

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 SoldierTelarc CD-83634
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-
* Telarc CD-83634   Cyrus Chestnut - Genuine Chestnut

2007

Cyrus Chestnut Trio +

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 DogKoch Records KOC-CD-4238
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-
* Koch Records KOC-CD-4238   Cyrus Chestnut - Cyrus Plays Elvis

Cyrus Chestnut Trio

Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Al Foster, drums.
NYC, May 9 & 10, 2007
Holy LandM&I (J) MYCJ-30447
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-
* M&I (J) MYCJ-30447   Cyrus Chestnut Trio - Black Nile

2008

Cyrus Chestnut Solo

Cyrus Chestnut, piano.
Alleycat Studio, South Orange, NJ, July 24-27, 2008
Oh How I Love JesusJazz Legacy Productions JLP 0901002
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-
* Jazz Legacy Productions JLP 0901002   Cyrus Chestnut - Spirit

2010

Cyrus Chestnut Trio

Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Dezron Douglas, bass; Neal Smith, drums.
Alleycat Studio, South Orange, NJ, May 14 & 15, 2010
Smitty's JointJazz Legacy Productions JLP 1001011
Lover-
Eyes Of An Angel-
Little Jon-
New Light-
Journeys-
The Flowers On The Terrace-
Yus Blues-
In The Still Hours-
Goliath-
* Jazz Legacy Productions JLP 1001011   Cyrus Chestnut Trio - Journeys

The Cyrus Chestnut Quartet

Stacy Dillard, tenor, soprano sax; Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Dezron Douglas, bass; Willie Jones III, drums.
Avatar Studios, NYC, December 14, 2010
No ProblemWJ3 Records WJ31010
Annibelle Cousins-
Dream-
What's Happening-
Waltz For Gene And Carol-
Solace-
Indigo Blue-
Mustard-
* WJ3 Records WJ31010   The Cyrus Chestnut Quartet

2011

Cyrus Chestnut Trio

Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Dezron Douglas, bass; Neal Smith, drums.
Avatar Studios, NYC, March 30 & 31, 2011
SolfeggiettoVenus (J) VHCD-1062
Swan Lake-
Prelude In E Minor-
Siciliano-
Moonlight Sonata-
Love's Dream-
Romance-from Masquerade-
Kinderszenen-
Hungarian Dance No. 5-
Moonlight Sonata - Reprise-
* Venus (J) VHCD-1062, VHCD-78261   Cyrus Chestnut Trio - Moonlight Sonata

2013 (age 50)

Cyrus Chestnut Quartet

Freddie Hendrix, trumpet; Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Dezron Douglas, bass; Willie Jones III, drums.
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, March 7, 2013
Spicy HoneyWJ3 Records WJ31013
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-
* WJ3 Records WJ31013   Cyrus Chestnut - Soul Brother Cool

Cyrus Chestnut Trio

Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Curtis Lundy, bass; Victor Lewis, drums.
"Smoke Jazz Club", Broadway, NY, November 22 & 23, 2013
Two HeartbeatsSmoke Sessions Records SSR-1408
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-
* Smoke Sessions Records SSR-1408   Cyrus Chestnut - Midnight Melodies