Dick Griffin Catalog

1974 (age 34)

Dick Griffin - The Eighth Wonder  (Strata-East SES-19747)

Dick Griffin (trombone) Sam Rivers (tenor, soprano sax, flute) Warren Smith (vibes, percussion) Ron Burton (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Freddie Waits (drums) Leopolodo F. Fleming (congas, bells, percussion)
released 1974
Eighth Wonder
It Could Be
Girl, I Really Love You So
Jakubu's Dance
Flying Back Home
Come Be With Me
** also issued on Sugar Hill Records SH-261. Konnex Records (G) KCD 5059 entitled "The Eighth Wonder & More".

Dick Griffin - The Eighth Wonder & More  (Konnex Records (G) KCD 5059)

Dick Griffin (trombone) Don Smith (flute, piano) Clifford Jordan (tenor sax) Bill Saxton (tenor, soprano sax) Hubert Eves (piano) Calvin Hill (bass) Billy Hart, Freddie Waits (drums) Lawrence Killian (congas, percussion) on Don Smith (lead vocals) Dick Griffin, Geraldine Griffin, Bill Saxton (backing vocals)
released 1979
Oree Me II
** reissue of Strata-East SES-19747 entitled "The Eighth Wonder" + 4 bonus tracks.

1979

Dick Griffin - Now Is The Time  (Trident TRS-504)

Dick Griffin (trombone) Don Smith (flute, piano) Clifford Jordan (tenor sax) Bill Saxton (tenor, soprano sax) Hubert Eves (piano) Calvin Hill (bass) Billy Hart, Freddie Waits (drums) Lawrence Killian (congas, percussion) on Don Smith (lead vocals) Dick Griffin, Geraldine Griffin, Bill Saxton (backing vocals)
released 1979
Now Is The Time
Madrid
Multiphonic Blues (as Multiphone Blues)
Waltz My Son
The Queen
Peaceful Thinking
** also issued on Sugar Hill Records SH-260 entitled "Multiphonic Tribe - Now Is The Time". Boplicity Records (E) CDBOP 021.

1985 (age 45)

Dick Griffin - A Dream For Rahsaan  (Ruby Records RRS-771)

Dick Griffin (trombone) Gary Bartz (alto sax) Stanley Cowell (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Idris Muhammad (drums -1,3/5) Billy Hart (drums -2,6)
NYC, January, 1985
1.There Is A Time For Love
2.Darkness Of Duke
3.Come In And See (as Come Dance With Me)
4.The Love Always Blues
5.It's About That Time
6.A Dream For Rahsaan
** also issued on Konnex Records (G) KCD 5062 entitled "A Dream For Rahsaan & More".

Dick Griffin - A Dream For Rahsaan & More  (Konnex Records (G) KCD 5062)

Dick Griffin (trombone) Don Smith (flute, piano) Clifford Jordan (tenor sax) Bill Saxton (tenor, soprano sax) Hubert Eves (piano) Calvin Hill (bass) Billy Hart, Freddie Waits (drums) Lawrence Killian (congas, percussion) on Don Smith (lead vocals) Dick Griffin, Geraldine Griffin, Bill Saxton (backing vocals)
released 1979
Oree Me (take 1)
** reissue of Ruby Records RRS-771 entitled "A Dream For Rahsaan" + 4 bonus tracks.

1993 (age 53)

Dick Griffin - All Blues  (Amosaya Music AMOS 2540)

Dick Griffin (trombone) Larry Goldings (organ) Ron Jackson (guitar) Cecil Brooks III (drums)
Sear Sound, NYC, May 14, 1993
Sneakers For Jimmy
Senor Blues
C Jam Blues
All Blues
Mood Indigo
Blues For JB
Creole Love Call
Hamp's New Blues
March For The Messengers
Macedonia
Walking With Shirley

2011 (age 71)

Dick Griffin - Time Will Tell  (Ruby Records 0884501515689)

Dick Griffin (trombone) James Spaulding (alto sax, flute) George Cables (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Victor Lewis (drums)
released 2011
Could It Be The Blues
Home Song
For The Love In My Heart
Let's Take A Chance
Time Goes By
Mind Over
My Fantasy
Time Will Tell

2014

Dick Griffin - Homage To Sun Ra  (Ruby Records 0888295076425)

Dick Griffin (trombone) Marshall Allen (alto sax) Bennie Maupin (tenor sax) Danny Ray Thompson (baritone sax) Donald Smith (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Nasheet Waits (drums)
released 2014
Blues For Sun Ra
Fate In A Pleasant Mood
Interplanetary
Soft And Warm And Hot
North Africa
Blow My Mind
Reflections Of Sun Ra
Images Of Sun Ra
Homage To Sun Ra