Elvin Jones Catalog

1948 (age 21)

Various Artists - Swing... Not Spring!   Savoy MG-12062   1956

Thad Jones, trumpet; Billy Mitchell, tenor sax; Terry Pollard, piano, vibes; Alvin Jackson, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Detroit, MI, 1948

Compulsary
Blue Room
The Zec
Alone Together

1950

Kenny Burrell - Kenny's Sound / My Funny Valentine   J-V-B 58

Yusef Lateef, tenor sax, flute; Tommy Flanagan, piano, vibes; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Billy Burrell or Al Jackson, bass; Elvin Jones or Hindel Butts, drums.

Detroit, MI, circa 1950

Kenny's Sound
My Funny Valentine

1955

Miles Davis - Blue Moods   Debut DEB-120   1956

Miles Davis, trumpet; Britt Woodman, trombone; Teddy Charles, vibes; Charles Mingus, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 9, 1955

Nature Boy
Alone Together
There's No You
Easy Living

** also released on Miles Davis, Swing (F) LDM 30035. and on Fantasy LP 6001 in 1962, LP 86001 in 1962; Original Jazz Classics OJC-043, OJCCD-043-2; America (F) 30 AM 6051 in 1969.
** part of Collector's Items, Prestige PRST-24022 in 1973.

1956

Hank Jones, Conte Candoli, Milt Hinton, Sahib Shihab, Ronnie Bright, Barry Galbraith, Jimmy Cleveland, Gene Quill, Ray Bryant, Osie Johnson - After Hours Jazz   Epic LN 3339

Eddie Bert, trombone; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Carl Pruitt, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, May 17, 1956

CO55945Hum-Bug
CO55946Southern Exposure

** also released on Fontana (E) TFL 5008.

The Complete Columbia J.J. Johnson Small Group Sessions   Mosaic MQ11-169   1996

J.J. Johnson, trombone; Bobby Jaspar, tenor sax, flute; Hank Jones, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, July 24, 1956

CO56830I Should Care
CO56833Joey, Joey, Joey

J.J. Johnson, trombone; Bobby Jaspar, tenor sax, flute; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Wilbur Little, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, May 14, 1957

CO57944-1Come Rain Or Come Shine

** also released on Mosaic MD7-169 in 1996.

The J.J. Johnson Quintet - J Is For Jazz   Columbia CL 935   1956

J.J. Johnson, trombone; Bobby Jaspar, tenor sax, flute; Hank Jones, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, July 24, 1956

CO56831Overdrive
CO56832Undecided
CO56834Angel Eyes

J.J. Johnson, trombone; Bobby Jaspar, tenor sax, flute; Hank Jones, piano; Wilbur Little, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, July 25, 1956

CO56835Tumbling Tumbleweeds
CO56836Cube Steak
CO56837Never Let Me Go
CO56838Solar

J.J. Johnson, trombone; Bobby Jaspar, tenor sax, flute; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Wilbur Little, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, July 27, 1956

CO56315Chasin' The Bird
CO56316Naptown U.S.A.
CO56317It Might As Well Be Spring

Bobby Jaspar - Clarinescapade   Columbia (F) FPX 123

Bobby Jaspar, tenor sax, flute, clarinet, alto flute; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Nobil Totah, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Paris, France, November 12, 1956

How Deep Is The Ocean
Clarinescapade
Tutti Frutti
What's New
Spring Is Here

same personnel.

Paris, France, November 14, 1956

I Remember You
Wee Dot
I Won't Dance

Art Farmer - Farmer's Market   Prestige PRLP 8203   1958

Art Farmer, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax #3-6; Kenny Drew, piano; Addison Farmer, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 23, 1956

1. 1019Reminiscing
2. 1020By Myself
3. 1021Wailin' With Hank
4. 1022Ad-Dis-Un
5. 1023Farmer's Market
6. 1024With Prestige

** also released on New Jazz PRLP 8203 in 1958+, NJLP 8203 in 1959; Original Jazz Classics OJC-398 in 1989, OJCCD-398-2 in 1989.

1957 (age 30)

Thad Jones - Mad Thad   Period SPL 1208

Thad Jones, trumpet; Henry Coker, trombone #2,3; Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Eddie Jones, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, January 6, 1957

1.Bird Song
2.Cat Meets Chick
3.Quiet Sip

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1919-2.

Sonny Rollins Plays   Period SPL 1204

Thad Jones, trumpet; Henry Coker, trombone; Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Eddie Jones, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, January 6, 1957

Ballad Medley: Flamingo / If You Are Mine / I'm Through With Love / Love Walked In

Mr. Jay Jay Johnson - Live!   Queen-disc (It) Q-046

J.J. Johnson, trombone; Bobby Jaspar, tenor sax, flute; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Wilbur Little, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Red Hill Inn, NJ, January 26, 1957

Jay's Original
It's All Right With Me
Undecided

same personnel.

Cafe Bohemia, Greenwich Village, NY, February 2, 1957

Overdrive
Angel Eyes
Bags' Groove

J J Johnson Quintet - Dial JJ5   Columbia CL 1084   1958

J.J. Johnson, trombone #1,3,4; Bobby Jaspar, tenor sax, flute #1,2,4; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Wilbur Little, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, January 29, 1957

1. CO57273Bird Song
2. CO57274It Could Happen To You
3. CO57275Our Love Is Here To Stay
4. CO57276Blue Haze

J.J. Johnson, trombone; Bobby Jaspar, tenor sax, flute; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Wilbur Little, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, January 31, 1957

CO57277Barbados
CO57278In A Little Provincial Town
CO57279Cette Chose

J.J. Johnson, trombone #1,3; Bobby Jaspar, tenor sax, flute #1,3; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Wilbur Little, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, May 14, 1957

1. CO57945-6Tea Pot
2. CO57946-2So Sorry Please
3. CO57947-3Old Devil Moon

J.J. Johnson And Kai Winding - Jay And Kai   Columbia CL 973   1957

J.J. Johnson, trombone; Bobby Jaspar, tenor sax, flute; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Wilbur Little, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, January 29, 1957

CO56830I Should Care (remake)

The Playboy Jazz All-Stars   Playboy PB #1957   1957

J.J. Johnson, trombone; Bobby Jaspar, tenor sax, flute; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Wilbur Little, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, January 31, 1957

CO56833Joey, Joey, Joey (remake)

Kenny Burrell   Prestige PRLP 7088   1957

Cecil Payne, baritone sax #1,2,4,5; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Doug Watkins, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 1, 1957

1. 1071Perception
2. 1073Drum Boogie
3. 1075All Of You
4. 1076Strictly Confidential
5. 1077Don't Cry Baby

** also released on Blue Moods, Prestige PRLP 7308 in 1964, PRST 7308 in 1964. and on Original Jazz Classics OJC-019 in 1982, OJCCD-019-2 in 1992.

The Magnificent Thad Jones Vol. 3   Blue Note BLP 1546   1957

Thad Jones, trumpet; Benny Powell, trombone; Gigi Gryce, alto sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 2, 1957

tk.5Slipped Again
tk.9Let's
tk.10Ill Wind
tk.14Thadrack

** part of The Complete Blue Note/UA/Roulette Recordings Of Thad Jones, Mosaic MQ5-172 in 1997, MD3-172 in 1997.

The Complete Blue Note/UA/Roulette Recordings Of Thad Jones   Mosaic MQ5-172   1997

Thad Jones, trumpet; Benny Powell, trombone; Gigi Gryce, alto sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 2, 1957

tk.6Going Off Stage

** also released on Mosaic MD3-172 in 1997.
** same as Detroit-New York Junction, Blue Note BLP 1513 in 1956 + The Magnificent Thad Jones, BLP 1527 in 1956 + The Magnificent Thad Jones Vol. 3, BLP 1546 in 1957 + Motor City Scene, United Artists UAL 4025 in 1959 + 8 bonus tracks.

Thad Jones, Frank Wess, Teddy Charles, Mal Waldron, Doug Watkins, Elvin Jones - Olio   Prestige PRLP 7084   1957

Thad Jones, trumpet; Frank Wess, flute, tenor sax; Teddy Charles, vibes; Mal Waldron, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 16, 1957

1100Touche
1101Potpourri
1102Blues Without Woe
1103Hello Frisco
1104Dakar
1105Embraceable You

** also released on Frank Wess With Thad Jones - Touche, Status ST 8310 in 1965. and on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1004-2 in 1999.
** part of After Hours With Thad Jones/Frank Wess/Mal Waldron/Teddy Charles/Kenny Burrell/Paul Chambers/Doug Watkins/Art Taylor/Elvin Jones, Prestige P-24107 in 1982.

Paul Chambers Quintet   Blue Note BLP 1564   1958

Donald Byrd, trumpet #1-5; Clifford Jordan, tenor sax #1-5; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 19, 1957

1. tk.3Four Strings
2. tk.8Minor Run-Down
3. tk.9Beauteous
4. tk.12What's New
5. tk.15The Hand Of Love
6. tk.16Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise

** also released on Blue Note CDP 7243 8 52441 2 4 in 1996.

Paul Chambers Quintet   Blue Note CDP 7243 8 52441 2 4   1996

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Clifford Jordan, tenor sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 19, 1957

tk.4Four Strings (alternate take)

** originally released on Blue Note BLP 1564 in 1958 + 1 bonus track.

Bobby Jaspar With George Wallington, Idrees Sulieman   Riverside RLP 12-240   1957

Idrees Sulieman, trumpet #1,4,5; Bobby Jaspar, tenor sax, flute #2,6; George Wallington, piano; Wilbur Little, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, May 23 and 28, 1957

1.Seven Up
2.My Old Flame
3.All Of You
4.Doublemint
5.Before Dawn
6.Sweet Blanche

** also released on Bobby Jaspar, George Wallington, Idrees Sulieman, Wilbur Little, Elvin Jones - Bobby Jaspar, Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1788-2 in 1992.

Various Artists - Blues For Tomorrow   Riverside RLP 12-243   1957

Bobby Jaspar, tenor sax; George Wallington, piano; Wilbur Little, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, May 23 and 28, 1957

The Fuzz

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-030 in 1982, OJCCD-030-2 in 1994.

Tommy Flanagan - Overseas   Prestige PRLP 7134   1958

Tommy Flanagan, piano; Wilbur Little, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Stockholm, Sweden, August 15, 1957

mr1394Relaxin' At Camarillo
mr1393Chelsea Bridge
mr1399Eclypso
mr1396Beat's Up
mr1398Skal Brothers
mr1400Little Rock
mr1392Verdandi (take 1)
mr1395Dalarna (as Delarna) (take 3)
mr1397Willow Weep For Me (take 2)

** also released on The Tommy Flanagan Trio - Overseas, Prestige PRST 7632 in 1968. and on Tommy Flanagan Trio In Stockholm 1957, Dragon (Swd) DRLP 87 in 1985. and on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1033-2 in 1999.

Tommy Flanagan Trio In Stockholm 1957   Dragon (Swd) DRLP 87   1985

Tommy Flanagan, piano; Wilbur Little, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Stockholm, Sweden, August 15, 1957

Dalarna (as Delarna) (take 2)
Verdandi (take 2)
Willow Weep For Me (take 1)

** originally released on Overseas, Prestige PRLP 7134 in 1958 + 3 bonus tracks.

Idrees Sulieman, Frank Rehak, Jimmy Cleveland, Pepper Adams, Cecil Payne, Tommy Flanagan, Bill Evans, Doug Watkins, Louis Hayes, Elvin Jones - Roots   Prestige PRLP 8202   1958

Idrees Sulieman, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Alonzo Levister, arranger.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 25, 1957

1374Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child
1375Down By The Riverside

** also released on New Jazz PRLP 8202 in 1958+; Original Jazz Classics OJC-062 in 1983, OJCCD-062-2 in 1996.

Sonny Rollins - More From The Vanguard   Blue Note BN-LA475-H2   1975

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Wilbur Ware, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Village Vanguard, NYC, evening set, November 3, 1957

tk.6A Night In Tunisia (evening take)
tk.7Softly As In A Morning Sunrise (take 2)
tk.8Four
tk.9Woody 'N You
tk.11What Is This Thing Called Love
tk.15I'll Remember April
tk.16Get Happy
tk.18All The Things You Are
tk.19Get Happy (short version)

Sonny Rollins - A Night At The Village Vanguard   Blue Note BLP 1581   1957

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Wilbur Ware, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Village Vanguard, NYC, evening set, November 3, 1957

tk.10Old Devil Moon
tk.12Softly As In A Morning Sunrise
tk.13Sonnymoon For Two
tk.14I Can't Get Started
tk.17Striver's Row

** also released on Blue Note BST 81581 (pseudo stereo).

Art Pepper, Sonny Redd   Regent RMG-6069   1959

Sonny Redd, alto sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Chicago, IL, November 12, 1957

Watkins Products
Redds Head

** also released on Savoy MG 12215 in early 1970s.

Various Artists - Jazz Is Busting Out All Over   Savoy MG-12123   1958

Sonny Redd, alto sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Chicago, IL, November 12, 1957

Stop

The Cool Sound Of Pepper Adams   Regent RMG-6066   1958

Bernard McKinney, euphonium; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Hank Jones, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 19, 1957

Bloos, Blooze, Blues
Seein' Red
Like...What Is This?
Skippy

** also released on Savoy MG 12211 in 1969, Jazz SV-0198 in 1992. and on Pure Pepper, Savoy Jazz SJL 1142 in 1984.

Pepper Adams - Pure Pepper   Savoy Jazz SJL 1142   1984

Bernard McKinney, euphonium; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Hank Jones, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 19, 1957

Seein' Red (alternate)

** originally released on The Cool Sound Of Pepper Adams, Regent RMG-6066 in 1958 + 1 bonus track.

Red Rodney 1957   Signal S 1206   1958

Red Rodney, trumpet; Ira Sullivan, tenor sax, trumpet; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 24, 1957

Red Arrow
Box 2000
Ubas

** also released on Fiery, Savoy MG 12148 in 1960. and on The Red Arrow, Onyx ORI 204 in 1972.

1958

Mal Waldron - Mal/3 Sounds   Prestige PRLP 8201   1958

Art Farmer, trumpet; Eric Dixon, flute; Calo Scott, cello; Mal Waldron, piano; Julian Euell, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Elaine Waldron, voice #4,5.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 31, 1958

1. 1449Tension
2. 1450Ollie's Caravan
3. 1451The Cattin' Toddler
4. 1452Portrait Of A Young Mother
5. 1453For Every Man There's A Woman

** also released on New Jazz PRLP 8201 in 1958+; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1814-2 in 1992.

The Jones Brothers - Keepin' Up With The Joneses   Metrojazz E1003   1958

Thad Jones, trumpet, flugelhorn; Hank Jones, piano, organ; Eddie Jones, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Beltone Studios, NYC, March 24, 1958

Nice And Nasty
Keepin' Up With The Joneses
Three And One
Sput 'N' Jeff
It Had To Be You
On The Alamo
There Is No Greater Love

** also released on Metrojazz SE1003 in 1959.

The Pepper-Knepper Quintet With Pepper Adams & Jimmy Knepper   Metrojazz E1004   1958

Jimmy Knepper, trombone; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Wynton Kelly, piano, organ; Doug Watkins, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Beltone Studios, NYC, March 25, 1958

58-XY-413STMinor Catastrophe
58-XY-414STAll Too Soon
58-XY-416STBeaubien
58-XY-417STAdams In The Apple
58-XY-419STRiverside Drive
58-XY-418STI Didn't Know About You
58-XY-415STPrimrose Path

** also released on Metrojazz SE1004 in 1959.

Pepper Adams Quintet - 10 To 4 At The 5 Spot   Riverside RLP 12-265   1958

Donald Byrd, trumpet #1,3-5; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Five Spot Cafe, NYC, April 15, 1958

1.'Tis (theme)
2.You're My Thrill
3.The Long Two/Four
4.Hastings Street Bounce
5.Yourna

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-031 in 1982, OJCCD-031-2 in 1993.
** part of Donald Byrd - Young Byrd, Milestone M-47044 in 1977.

Bennie Green - Soul Stirrin'   Blue Note BLP 1599   1958

Bennie Green, trombone, vocal; Gene Ammons as "Jug", Billy Root, tenor sax; Sonny Clark, piano; Ike Isaacs, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Babs Gonzales, vocal #2,4.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 28, 1958

1. tk.2Lullaby Of The Doomed
2. tk.5We Wanna Cook
3. tk.9That's All
4. tk.12/13Soul Stirrin' (mono take)
5. tk.15B.G. Mambo
6. tk.19Black Pearl

Bennie Green - Soul Stirrin'   Blue Note BST 81599   1972

Bennie Green, trombone, vocal; Gene Ammons as "Jug", Billy Root, tenor sax; Sonny Clark, piano; Ike Isaacs, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Babs Gonzales, vocal.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 28, 1958

tk.12Soul Stirrin' (stereo take)

** also released on Blue Note CDP 7243 8 59381 2 2 in 1997.

The Mitchell-Ruff Duo - Plus Strings And Brass   Roulette R-52013   1958

Willie Ruff, French horn, bass; Julius Baker, oboe; Dwike Mitchell, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; unidentified woodwinds and strings.

NYC, May 13, 1958

Ol' Man River
I Got Rhythm
Fascinating Rhythm
Bess, You Is My Woman Now
It Ain't Necessarily So
Miss Otis Regrets
Old Devil Moon
When I Fall In Love
The Thrill Is Gone
My Ship
Black Is The Color

** also released on Roulette SR-52013 in 1958.

Aaron Bell - After The Party's Over   RCA Victor LPM-1876

Tyree Glenn, vibes; Hank Jones, piano; Aaron Bell, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, July 2, 1958

J2PB5093Kumquat
J2PB5094Satin Doll

Steve Lacy Plays Thelonious Monk - Reflections   New Jazz PRLP 8206   1958+

Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Mal Waldron, piano; Buell Neidlinger, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 17, 1958

1618Hornin' In
1619Skippy
1620Reflections
1621Four In One
1622Bye-Ya
1623Ask Me Now
1624Let's Call This

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-063 in 1983, OJCCD-063-2 in 1990.

Swingin' Impressions By Hank Jones - Porgy And Bess   Capitol T/ST-1175   1959

Hank Jones, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Elvin Jones as Alvin Jones, percussion.

NYC, December 10, 1958

22493Bess, Oh Where's My Bess
22495There's A Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon For New York

same personnel.

NYC, December 15, 1958

22496I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'
22497My Man's Gone Now
22498Bess, You Is My Woman Now

same personnel.

NYC, December 18, 1958

22518I Ain't Got No Shame
22519I Can't Sit Down
22520It Ain't Necessarily So

same personnel.

NYC, February 4, 1959

22560A Woman Is A Sometime Thing
22561Summertime

The Aaron Bell Orchestra - Music From Peter Gunn   Lion L/SL-70112   1959

Seldon Powell, tenor sax, flute; Eddie Costa, vibes; Ray Bryant, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Aaron Bell, bass; Osie Johnson or Elvin Jones, drums.

probably NYC, 1958

Peter Gunn
The Floater
Brief And Breezy
Brothers Go To Mothers
Fallout
Sorta Blue
Dreamsville
A Profound Gass
Soft Sounds
Session At Pete's Pad

1959

Harry Lookofsky - Stringsville   Atlantic LP 1319   1959

Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Harry Lookofsky, violin; Hank Jones, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, January 20, 1959

3310Moose The Mooche
3311Dancing On The Grave
3312Champagne Blues
3313Little Willie Leaps
3314Give Me A Simple Life

Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Harry Lookofsky, violin, viola, tenor violin; Hank Jones, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, June 22, 1959

3568Move
3569I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
3570'Round Midnight

** also released on Atlantic SD 1319 in 1959.

Gil Evans Orchestra - Great Jazz Standards   World Pacific WP-1270   1959

Johnny Coles, Louis Mucci, Danny Stiles, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, Curtis Fuller, Rod Levitt, trombone; Earl Chapin, French horn; Bill Barber, tuba; Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Budd Johnson, tenor sax, clarinet; Ed Caine, woodwinds; Gil Evans, piano, arranger, conductor; Ray Crawford, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, February 5, 1959

Ballad Of The Sad Young Men
Joy Spring
Chant Of The Weed
La Nevada (theme)

** also released on World Pacific STEREO-1027 in 1959, STEREO-1270 in 1960. and on Gil Evans And His Orchestra - America's #1 Arranger, Pacific Jazz PJ-28 in 1961, ST-28 in 1961.
** part of Pacific Standard Time, Blue Note BN-LA461-H2 in 1975.

Various Artists - Swingin' Like Sixty Vol. 1: The Singers/The Swingers   World Pacific WP-1289   1960

Johnny Coles, Louis Mucci, Danny Stiles, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, Curtis Fuller, Rod Levitt, trombone; Earl Chapin, French horn; Bill Barber, tuba; Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Budd Johnson, tenor sax, clarinet; Ed Caine, woodwinds; Gil Evans, piano, arranger, conductor; Ray Crawford, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

NYC, February 5, 1959

La Nevada (theme) (short version)

Big Miller - Did You Ever Hear The Blues?   United Artists UAL 3047   1959

Pat Brooks, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Phil Woods, alto sax; Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Al Cohn, baritone sax; Jimmy Jones, piano; Turk Van Lake, Chuck Wayne, guitar; Chet Amsterdam, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Big Miller, vocal.

NYC, February, 1959

Five O'Clock Blues
Good Old Guy
Red Sun Blues
Cool Saturday Night

** also released on United Artists UAS 6047 in 1959.

Tommy Flanagan - Lonely Town   Blue Note (J) GP-3186   1979

Tommy Flanagan, piano; Joe Benjamin, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, March 10, 1959

America
Lonely Town
Tonight
It's Love
Lucky To Be Me
Glitter And Be Gay
Make Our Garden Grow

The Curtis Fuller Sextet - Sliding Easy   United Artists UAL 4041   1959

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Nola Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, March 12, 1959

Bit Of Heaven
Down Home
I Wonder Where Our Love Has Gone
Bongo Bop
When Lights Are Low
C.T.A.

** also released on United Artists UAS 5041 in 1959.

The Complete Blue Note/United Artists Curtis Fuller Sessions   Mosaic MR5-166   1996

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Nola Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, March 12, 1959

Down Home (alternate take)

** also released on Mosaic MD3-166 in 1996.

Art Farmer - Brass Shout   United Artists UAL 4047   1959

Art Farmer, Lee Morgan, Ernie Royal, trumpet; Wayne Andre, Jimmy Cleveland, Curtis Fuller, trombone; Julius Watkins, French horn; Don Butterfield, tuba; Percy Heath, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Benny Golson, arranger.

Nola Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, May 14, 1959

Nica's Dream
Autumn Leaves
Stella By Starlight

** also released on United Artists UAS 5047 in 1959.

The Randy Weston Trio + Four Trombones - Destry Rides Again   United Artists UAL 4045   1959

Bennie Green, Slide Hampton, Melba Liston, Frank Rehak, trombone; Randy Weston, piano; Peck Morrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Willie Rodriguez, congas.

NYC, May, 1959

We're Ladies
I Know Your Kind
Rose Lovejoy Of Paradise Alley
Anyone Would Love You
Once Knew A Fella
Every Once In A While
Fair Warning
Are You Ready Gyp Watson
That Ring On The Finger
Once Knew A Fella (repeat track)
I Say Hello

** also released on United Artists UAS 5045 in 1959.

Herb Geller And His All Stars Play Selections From Jule Styne And Stephen Sondheim's Music For "Gypsy"   Atco LP 33-109   1959

Thad Jones, trumpet; Herb Geller, alto sax; Hank Jones, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Barbara Long, vocal #1,2.

NYC, June 9, 1959

1. 3542Mama's Talkin' Soft
2. 3543Everything's Coming Up Roses
3. 3544Together Wherever We Go

Thad Jones, trumpet; Herb Geller, alto sax; Billy Taylor, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Barbara Long, vocal #1.

NYC, June 10, 1959

1. 3545Small World
2. 3546Some People
3. 3547You'll Never Get Away From Me
4. 3548Little Lamb
5. 3549Cow Song

** also released on Atco SD 33-109 in 1959.

Thad Jones - Motor City Scene   United Artists UAL 4025   1959

Thad Jones, flugelhorn, cornet; Al Grey, trombone; Billy Mitchell, tenor sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Nola Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, October 24 and 31, 1959

Let's Play One
Minor On Top
Like Old Times
No Refill

** also released on United Artists UAS 5025 in 1959.
** part of The Complete Blue Note/UA/Roulette Recordings Of Thad Jones, Mosaic MQ5-172 in 1997, MD3-172 in 1997.

Miles Davis & Gil Evans - The Complete Columbia Studio Recordings   Legacy CXK 67397   1996

Bernie Glow, Taft Jordan, Louis Mucci, Ernie Royal, trumpet; Miles Davis, flugelhorn, trumpet; Dick Hixson, Frank Rehak, trombone; John Barrows, Jim Buffington, Earl Chapin, French horn; Jimmy McAllister, tuba; Albert Block, Eddie Caine, flute; Harold Feldman, oboe, clarinet; Danny Bank, bass clarinet; Janet Putnam, harp; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums; Elvin Jones, percussion; Gil Evans, arranger, conductor.

Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, November 15, 1959

CO63971Concierto De Aranjuez (alternate take)

Miles Davis - Sketches Of Spain   Columbia CL 1480   1960

Bernie Glow, Taft Jordan, Louis Mucci, Ernie Royal, trumpet; Miles Davis, flugelhorn, trumpet; Dick Hixson, Frank Rehak, trombone; John Barrows, Jim Buffington, Earl Chapin, French horn; Jimmy McAllister, tuba; Albert Block, Eddie Caine, flute; Harold Feldman, oboe, clarinet; Danny Bank, bass clarinet; Janet Putnam, harp; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums; Elvin Jones, percussion; Gil Evans, arranger, conductor.: same personnel.

Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, November 20, 1959

CO63971Concierto De Aranjuez

Johnny Coles, Bernie Glow, Ernie Royal, trumpet; Miles Davis, flugelhorn, trumpet; Dick Hixson, Frank Rehak, trombone; Jim Buffington, Tony Miranda, Joe Singer, French horn; Bill Barber, tuba; Albert Block, Harold Feldman, flute; Romeo Penque, oboe; Jack Knitzer, bassoon; Danny Bank, bass clarinet; Janet Putnam, harp; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums; Elvin Jones, percussion; Gil Evans, arranger, conductor.

Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, March 10, 1960

CO64558-2The Pan Piper

add Louis Mucci, trumpet.

Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, March 11, 1960

CO64560Solea
CO64561Will O' The Wisp
CO64562-2Saeta

** also released on Columbia CS 8271 in 1960, PC 8271 in 1974, CJ 40578, CK 40578.

Jimmy Forrest - All The Gin Is Gone   Delmark DL-404   1965

Jimmy Forrest, tenor sax; Harold Mabern, piano; Grant Green, guitar; Gene Ramey, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Chicago, IL, December 10, 1959

All The Gin Is Gone
59505Laura
59503Myra
Caravan
Sunkenfoal

Jimmy Forrest, tenor sax; Harold Mabern, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Chicago, IL, December 12, 1959

59508What's New

** also released on Delmark DD-404 in 1997.

Jimmy Forrest - All The Gin Is Gone   Delmark DD-404   1997

Jimmy Forrest, tenor sax; Harold Mabern, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Chicago, IL, December 12, 1959

You Go To My Head (alternate take)

** originally released on Delmark DL-404 in 1965 + 1 bonus track.

Jimmy Forrest - Black Forrest   Delmark DL-427   1972

Jimmy Forrest, tenor sax #1-3,5; Harold Mabern, piano; Grant Green, guitar; Gene Ramey, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Chicago, IL, December 10, 1959

1. 59504Dog It
2. 59502These Foolish Things
3.Sunkenfoal (alternate take)
4. 59501But Beautiful
5.All The Gin Is Gone (alternate take)

Jimmy Forrest, tenor sax; Harold Mabern, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Chicago, IL, December 12, 1959

Black Forrest
59506You Go To My Head
Black Forrest (alternate take)
What's New (alternate take)

** also released on Delmark DD-427 in 1999.

Jimmy Forrest - Black Forrest   Delmark DD-427   1999

Jimmy Forrest, tenor sax; Harold Mabern, piano; Grant Green, guitar; Gene Ramey, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Chicago, IL, December 10, 1959

These Foolish Things (alternate take)

** originally released on Delmark DL-427 in 1972 + 1 bonus track.

Bob Wilber All Star Band - Sing Or Play With A Band   Music Minus One MMO 1004

Irving "Marky" Markowitz, trumpet; Lou McGarity, trombone; Bob Wilber, tenor sax, clarinet; Hank Jones, piano; Barry Galbraith, guitar; George Duvivier, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, 1959

Witchcraft
One For My Baby
The Christmas Song
After You've Gone
Tenderly
Why Don't You Do Right
Manhattan
I'm Glad There Is You
What A Difference A Day Makes
Sentimental Journey

Bob Wilber All Star Band - Sing With A Band   Music Minus One MMO 1013

Irving "Marky" Markowitz, trumpet; Lou McGarity, trombone; Bob Wilber, tenor sax, clarinet; Hank Jones, piano; Barry Galbraith, guitar; George Duvivier, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

NYC, 1959

You Make Me Feel So Young
Ain't Misbehavin'
Fools Rush In
Makin' Whoopee
When The Sun Comes Out
Love Me Or Leave Me
You're Driving Me Crazy
Day In, Day Out
Our Waltz
Little White Lies

Debby Moore - My Kind Of Blues   Top Rank LP 12-301

Harry Edison, trumpet; Jimmy Jones, piano; Barry Galbraith, guitar; George Duvivier, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Debby Moore, vocal.

NYC, 1959

No Lovin' No Nothin'
I Love Him So
Hallelujah
How Come You Do Me Like You Do
Why Don't You Do Right
My Baby Loves Me True
I'm Travelin' Light
Baby, Won't You Please Come Home
Sent For You Yesterday
Nothing But Trouble On My Mind
See See Rider
Come On Home To Me
Five Months, Two Weeks, Two Days

** also released on Top Rank ST 12-301.

1960

Julian Priester - Keep Swingin'   Riverside RLP 12-316   1960

Julian Priester, trombone; Jimmy Heath, tenor sax #1,2,4,6,7; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, January 11, 1960

1.24-Hour Leave
2.The End
3.1239A
4.Just Friends
5.Bob T's Blues
6.Under The Surface
7.Once In A While
8.Julian's Tune

** also released on Riverside RLP 1163 in 1960; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1863-2 in 1995.

Harry "Sweets" Edison - Patented By Edison   Roulette R-52041   1960

Harry Edison, trumpet; Jimmy Forrest, tenor sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, February 12, 1960

Witchcraft
Blue Skies
I'm Confessin' That I Love You
Ain't Misbehavin'
Candied Sweets
They Can't Take That Away From Me
Tea For Two
There Is No Greater Love
Twenty-Forty
It's Easy To Remember
Sweetcakes
Angel Eyes

** also released on Roulette SR-52041 in 1960.

Miles Davis - Directions   Columbia KC2 36472   1981

Johnny Coles, Bernie Glow, Louis Mucci, Ernie Royal, trumpet; Miles Davis, flugelhorn, trumpet; Dick Hixson, Frank Rehak, trombone; Jim Buffington, Tony Miranda, Joe Singer, French horn; Bill Barber, tuba; Albert Block, Harold Feldman, flute; Romeo Penque, oboe; Jack Knitzer, bassoon; Danny Bank, bass clarinet; Janet Putnam, harp; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums; Elvin Jones, percussion; Gil Evans, arranger, conductor.

Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, March 11, 1960

CO64559-5Song Of Our Country

Lionel Hampton With Trombones And Rhythm - Silver Vibes   Columbia CL 1486   1960

Lionel Hampton, vibes, xylophone, celeste; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Billy Mackel, guitar; George Duvivier, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, March 23, 1960

CO64290Blue Moon

** also released on Columbia CS 8277 in 1960.

Various Artists - Who's Who In The Swinging Sixties   Columbia CL 1765   1962

Lionel Hampton, vibes, xylophone, celeste; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Billy Mackel, guitar; George Duvivier, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

NYC, March 23, 1960

CO64291?I Can't Get Started

** also released on Columbia CS 8565 in 1962.

Art Blakey, Charlie Persip, Elvin Jones, "Philly" Joe Jones - Gretsch Drum Night At Birdland   Roulette R-52049   1960

Charles Greenlee, trombone; Sylvester "Red" Kyner, alto sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Art Blakey, Elvin Jones, Charlie Persip, drums.

The Jazz Corner Of The World, Birdland, NYC, April 25, 1960

El Sino
Fours
Drum Ensemble / Elvin Jones' Solo
Drum Ensemble / Charlie Persip's Solo
Drum Ensemble / Finale

** also released on Roulette SR-52049 in 1960.

Art Blakey, Charlie Persip, Elvin Jones, "Philly" Joe Jones - Gretsch Drum Night At Birdland Vol. 2   Roulette R-52067   1961

Charles Greenlee, trombone; Sylvester "Red" Kyner, alto sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Elvin Jones, Philly Joe Jones, Charlie Persip, drums.

The Jazz Corner Of The World, Birdland, NYC, April 25, 1960

Tune Up: Drum Solo Exchange
Tune Up: "Philly" Joe Jones' Solo
Tune Up: Charlie Persip's Solo
Tune Up: Elvin Jones' Solo
Tune Up: "Philly" Joe Jones' Solo
Tune Up: Charlie Persip's Solo
Tune Up: Elvin Jones' Solo
Tune Up: Finale

Charles Greenlee, trombone; Sylvester "Red" Kyner, alto sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Art Blakey, Elvin Jones, Charlie Persip, drums.

A Night In Tunisia: Drum Ensemble
A Night In Tunisia: Elvin Jones' Solo
A Night In Tunisia: Drum Ensemble
A Night In Tunisia: Charlie Persip's Solo
A Night In Tunisia: Elvin Jones' Solo
A Night In Tunisia: Drum Ensemble

** also released on Roulette SR-52067 in 1961.

John Coltrane - Coltrane Jazz   Atlantic LP 1354   1961

John Coltrane, soprano, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Steve Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Atlantic Studios, NYC, October 21, 1960

5118Village Blues

** also released on Atlantic SD 1354 in 1961.
** part of The Heavyweight Champion: The Complete Atlantic Recordings, Rhino R2 71984 in 1995.

John Coltrane - The Heavyweight Champion: The Complete Atlantic Recordings   Rhino R2 71984   1995

John Coltrane, soprano, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Steve Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Atlantic Studios, NYC, October 21, 1960

5118Village Blues (alternate take)

same personnel.

Atlantic Studios, NYC, evening, October 24, 1960

5134-1Blues To Elvin (alternate take)
5134-2Blues To Elvin (false start)
5134-3Blues To Elvin (alternate)
5136-1Blues To You (alternate take)
5136-2Blues To You (alternate)

** same as Giant Steps, Atlantic LP 1311 in 1960 + Coltrane Jazz, LP 1354 in 1961 + My Favorite Things, LP 1361 in 1961 + Milt Jackson & John Coltrane - Bags & Trane, LP 1368 in 1961 + Ole Coltrane, LP 1373 in 1961 + Coltrane Plays The Blues, LP 1382 in 1962 + Coltrane's Sound, LP 1419 in 1964 + John Coltrane & Don Cherry - The Avant-Garde, LP 1451 in 1967 + The Coltrane Legacy, SD 1553 in 1970 + Alternate Takes, (J) P-6128A in 1974 + 28 bonus tracks.

John Coltrane - My Favorite Things   Atlantic LP 1361   1961

John Coltrane, soprano, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Steve Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Atlantic Studios, NYC, October 21, 1960

5120My Favorite Things

same personnel.

Atlantic Studios, NYC, afternoon, October 24, 1960

5129Summertime

same personnel.

Atlantic Studios, NYC, October 26, 1960

5139Everytime We Say Goodbye
5141But Not For Me

** also released on Atlantic SD 1361 in 1961.
** part of The Heavyweight Champion: The Complete Atlantic Recordings, Rhino R2 71984 in 1995.

John Coltrane - My Favorite Things Parts 1 & 2   Atlantic 45-5012   1961

John Coltrane, soprano, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Steve Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Atlantic Studios, NYC, October 21, 1960

5400My Favorite Things Part 1
5401My Favorite Things Part 2

John Coltrane - Coltrane's Sound   Atlantic LP 1419   1964

John Coltrane, soprano, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Steve Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Atlantic Studios, NYC, afternoon, October 24, 1960

5126Central Park West
5130-2Body And Soul

same personnel.

Atlantic Studios, NYC, evening, October 24, 1960

5138Satellite

same personnel.

Atlantic Studios, NYC, October 26, 1960

5142Liberia
5143The Night Has A Thousand Eyes
5144Equinox

** also released on Atlantic SD 1419 in 1964.
** part of The Heavyweight Champion: The Complete Atlantic Recordings, Rhino R2 71984 in 1995.

Coltrane Plays The Blues   Atlantic LP 1382   1962

John Coltrane, soprano, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Steve Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Atlantic Studios, NYC, afternoon, October 24, 1960

5127Mr. Syms

same personnel.

Atlantic Studios, NYC, evening, October 24, 1960

5133Mr. Knight
5134-4Blues To Elvin
5135Mr. Day
5136-3Blues To You
5137Blues To Bechet

** also released on Atlantic SD 1382 in 1962.
** part of John Coltrane - The Heavyweight Champion: The Complete Atlantic Recordings, Rhino R2 71984 in 1995.

John Coltrane - The Coltrane Legacy   Atlantic SD 1553   1970

John Coltrane, soprano, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Steve Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Atlantic Studios, NYC, afternoon, October 24, 1960

5128Untitled Original (aka Exotica)

same personnel.

Atlantic Studios, NYC, October 26, 1960

514026-2

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; John Coltrane, soprano, tenor sax; Eric Dolphy as George Lane, alto sax, flute; McCoy Tyner, piano; Art Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

A&R Studios, NYC, May 25, 1961

5559To Her Ladyship (as Original Untitled Ballad)

** part of The Heavyweight Champion: The Complete Atlantic Recordings, Rhino R2 71984 in 1995.

John Coltrane - Alternate Takes   Atlantic (J) P-6128A   1974

John Coltrane, soprano, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Steve Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Atlantic Studios, NYC, afternoon, October 24, 1960

5130-1Body And Soul (alternate take)

** also released on Atlantic SD 1668 in 1975.
** part of The Heavyweight Champion: The Complete Atlantic Recordings, Rhino R2 71984 in 1995.

Chick Corea - Herbie Hancock - Keith Jarrett - McCoy Tyner   Atlantic SD 1696   1977

McCoy Tyner, piano; Steve Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Atlantic Studios, NYC, afternoon, October 24, 1960

5131Lazy Bird
5132In Your Own Sweet Way

Gil Evans Orchestra - Out Of The Cool   Impulse! A-4   1961

John Coles, Phil Sunkel, trumpet; Keg Johnson, Jimmy Knepper, trombone; Tony Studd, bass trombone; Bill Barber, tuba; Bob Tricarico, bassoon, flute, piccolo; Eddie Caine, alto sax, flute, piccolo; Budd Johnson, tenor, soprano sax; Gil Evans, piano, arranger, conductor; Ray Crawford, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Elvin Jones, Charlie Persip, percussion.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 18, 1960

Where Flamingos Fly
Stratusphunk

same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 30, 1960

Sunken Treasure

Ray Beckenstein, alto sax, flute, piccolo; replaces Caine.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 10, 1960

Bilbao Song

same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 15, 1960

La Nevada

** also released on Impulse! AS-4 in 1961, IMPD-186 in 1996.
** part of Gil Evans/Gary McFarland - The Dedication Series Vol. IX: The Great Arrangers, Impulse! IA-9340/2 in 1978.

Gil Evans/Gary McFarland - The Dedication Series Vol. IX: The Great Arrangers   Impulse! IA-9340/2   1978

John Coles, Phil Sunkel, trumpet; Keg Johnson, Jimmy Knepper, trombone; Tony Studd, bass trombone; Bill Barber, tuba; Bob Tricarico, bassoon, flute, piccolo; Eddie Caine, alto sax, flute, piccolo; Budd Johnson, tenor, soprano sax; Gil Evans, piano, arranger, conductor; Ray Crawford, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Elvin Jones, Charlie Persip, percussion.: Eddie Caine, alto sax, flute, piccolo; replaces Beckenstein.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 30, 1960

Sister Sadie

** same as Gil Evans Orchestra - Out Of The Cool, Impulse! A-4 in 1961 + Gary McFarland - Profiles, A-9112 in 1966 + 1 bonus track.

Bill Henderson - Please Send Me Someone To Love   Vee-Jay VJS 3055   1974

Nat Adderley, cornet; Clark Terry, Snooky Young, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell, trombone; Frank Foster, Charlie Fowlkes, Billy Mitchell, Marshall Royal, Frank Wess, sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Bill Henderson, vocal.

Chicago, IL, December 19, 1960

61-1829Hooray For Love
Never Will I Marry

Tommy Flanagan, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Bill Henderson, vocal.

Chicago, IL, December 20, 1960

61-1835Love Is A Bug
61-1836Royal Garden Blues
61-1837Skylark

Bill Henderson   Vee-Jay VJLP 1031   1961

Nat Adderley, cornet; Clark Terry, Snooky Young, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell, trombone; Frank Foster, Charlie Fowlkes, Billy Mitchell, Marshall Royal, Frank Wess, sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Bill Henderson, vocal.

Chicago, IL, December 19, 1960

61-1830My, How The Time Goes By

Tommy Flanagan, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Bill Henderson, vocal.

Chicago, IL, December 20, 1960

61-1838Twelfth Of Never

** also released on Vee-Jay VJSR 1031 in 1961, (J) 22YB-2022 in 1987.

Barry Harris Trio - Preminado   Riverside RLP 354   1961

Barry Harris, piano; Joe Benjamin, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, December 21, 1960, and January 19, 1961

My Heart Stood Still
Preminado
There's No One But You
One Down
It's The Talk Of The Town
Play, Carol, Play
What Is This Thing Called Love?

** also released on Riverside RLP 9354 in 1961; Original Jazz Classics OJC-486 in 1990, OJCCD-486-2 in 1990.

1961

Philly Joe Jones & Elvin Jones - Together!   Atlantic LP 1428   1964

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Elvin Jones, Philly Joe Jones, drums.

Atlantic Studios, NYC, February 2, 1961

5327Le Roi
5328Brown Sugar
5329Beau-Ty

** also released on Atlantic SD 1428 in 1964.

Clifford Jordan And Sonny Red - A Story Tale   Jazzland JLP 40   1961

Sonny Red, alto sax; Clifford Jordan, tenor sax; Ronnie Matthews, piano #1,2,8; Tommy Flanagan, piano #3-7; Art Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Bell Sound Studios, NYC, February 14, 1961

1.Cumberland Court
2.A Story Tale
3.You're Driving Me Crazy
4.Defiance
5.Prints
6.Hip Pockets
7.Falling In Love Is Wonderful [sic]
8.If I Didn't Care

** also released on Jazzland JLP 940S in 1961.
** part of Clifford Jordan - Mosaic, Milestone MCD-47092-2 in 2001.

John Coltrane - Complete Live At The Sutherland Lounge 1961   Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88668   2012

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Raphael Don Garrett, Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

The Sutherland Hotel Lounge, Chicago, IL, March 1, 1961

Liberia
Vierd Blues
Equinox
Cousin Mary (fragmentary Coltrane solo)

same session.

Greensleeves
Bye Bye Blackbird
My Favorite Things (fragment)
Mr. PC (fragmentary Coltrane solo)
Blue Train

same session.

Impressions
I Want To Talk About You
Greensleeves #2
Summertime
Impressions #2

The John Coltrane Quartet - Africa/Brass   Impulse! A-6   1961

Freddie Hubbard, Booker Little, trumpet; Jimmy Buffington, Donald Corrado, Bob Northern, Robert Swisshelm, Julius Watkins, French horn; Charles Greenlee, Julian Priester, euphonium; Bill Barber, tuba; Garvin Bushell, piccolo, reeds; Eric Dolphy, alto sax, flute, bass clarinet; John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; Pat Patrick, baritone sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; McCoy Tyner, arranger; Eric Dolphy, orchestrator, conductor.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 23, 1961

Greensleeves

Booker Little, trumpet; Britt Woodman, trombone; Donald Corrado, Bob Northern, Robert Swisshelm, Julius Watkins, French horn; Carl Bowman, euphonium; Bill Barber, tuba; Eric Dolphy, alto sax, flute, bass clarinet; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Pat Patrick, baritone sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Art Davis, bass #2; Elvin Jones, drums; John Coltrane, McCoy Tyner, arranger; Eric Dolphy, orchestrator, conductor.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 7, 1961

1.Blues Minor
2.Africa

** also released on Impulse! AS-6 in 1961.
** part of The John Coltrane Quartet - The Complete Africa/Brass Sessions, Impulse! IMPD-2-168 in 1995.

John Coltrane - The Africa Brass Sessions Vol. 2   Impulse! AS-9273   1974

Freddie Hubbard, Booker Little, trumpet; Jimmy Buffington, Donald Corrado, Bob Northern, Robert Swisshelm, Julius Watkins, French horn; Charles Greenlee, Julian Priester, euphonium; Bill Barber, tuba; Garvin Bushell, piccolo, reeds; Eric Dolphy, alto sax, flute, bass clarinet; John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; Pat Patrick, baritone sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; John Coltrane, arranger; Eric Dolphy, orchestrator, conductor.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 23, 1961

Song Of The Underground Railroad
Greensleeves (alternate take)

Booker Little, trumpet; Britt Woodman, trombone; Donald Corrado, Bob Northern, Robert Swisshelm, Julius Watkins, French horn; Carl Bowman, euphonium; Bill Barber, tuba; Eric Dolphy, alto sax, flute, bass clarinet; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Pat Patrick, baritone sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Art Davis, Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; John Coltrane, McCoy Tyner, arranger; Eric Dolphy, orchestrator, conductor.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 7, 1961

Africa (alternate take)

** part of The John Coltrane Quartet - The Complete Africa/Brass Sessions, Impulse! IMPD-2-168 in 1995.

The Mastery Of John Coltrane/Vol. IV - Trane's Modes   Impulse! IZ-9361/2   1979

Freddie Hubbard, Booker Little, trumpet; Jimmy Buffington, Donald Corrado, Bob Northern, Robert Swisshelm, Julius Watkins, French horn; Charles Greenlee, Julian Priester, euphonium; Bill Barber, tuba; Garvin Bushell, piccolo, reeds; Eric Dolphy, alto sax, flute, bass clarinet; John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; Pat Patrick, baritone sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Paul Chambers, bass #2; Elvin Jones, drums; John Coltrane, McCoy Tyner, arranger #2; Romulus Franceschini, arranger, conductor #1; Eric Dolphy, orchestrator, conductor #2.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 23, 1961

1.The Damned Don't Cry
2.Africa (first version)

Eric Dolphy, alto sax; John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Village Vanguard, NYC, November 1, 1961

Impressions (take one)

Eric Dolphy, alto sax; John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

10570Miles' Mode

Eric Dolphy, bass clarinet; John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Naima

Eric Dolphy, alto sax; John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Village Vanguard, NYC, November 2, 1961

Impressions (take two)

John Coltrane, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Village Vanguard, NYC, November 3, 1961

Greensleeves (take two)

John Coltrane - Ole Coltrane   Atlantic LP 1373   1961

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; John Coltrane, soprano, tenor sax; Eric Dolphy as George Lane, alto sax, flute; McCoy Tyner, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Art Davis, bass #1,2; Elvin Jones, drums.

A&R Studios, NYC, May 25, 1961

1. 5556Ole
2. 5557Dahomey Dance
3. 5558Aisha

** also released on Atlantic SD 1373 in 1961.
** part of The Heavyweight Champion: The Complete Atlantic Recordings, Rhino R2 71984 in 1995.

John Coltrane   Musica Jazz (It) 2MJP 1051

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Art Davis, Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, RI, July 1, 1961

Impressions
My Favorite Things

ELVIN!   Riverside RLP 409   1962

Thad Jones, cornet #1-3,5,7; Frank Wess, flute #1-3,5,7; Frank Foster, tenor sax #1-3,5; Hank Jones, piano; Art Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, July 11, and December 27, 1961, and January 3, 1962

1.Lady Luck
2.Buzz-at
3.Shadowland
4.Pretty Brown
5.Ray-El
6.Four And Six
7.You Are Too Beautiful

** also released on Riverside RLP 9409 in 1962; Original Jazz Classics OJC-259 in 1986, OJCCD-259-2 in 1995.

Freddie Hubbard - Ready For Freddie   Blue Note BLP 4085   1962

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Bernard McKinney, euphonium #1-3,5; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax #1-3,5; McCoy Tyner, piano; Art Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 21, 1961

1. tk.5Arietis
2. tk.7Marie Antoinette
3. tk.12Crisis
4. tk.13Weaver Of Dreams
5. tk.16Birdlike

** also released on Blue Note BST 84085 in 1962, B1-32094 in 1995, CDP 7243 8 32094 2 2 in 1995.

Freddie Hubbard - Ready For Freddie   Blue Note CDP 7243 8 32094 2 2   1995

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Bernard McKinney, euphonium; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Art Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 21, 1961

tk.6Arietis (alternate take)
tk.10Marie Antoinette (alternate take)

** originally released on Blue Note BLP 4085 in 1962 + 2 bonus tracks.

Lee Konitz - Motion   Verve V/V6-8399   1961

Lee Konitz, alto sax; Sonny Dallas, bass; Elvin Ray Jones, drums.

Olmsted Sound Studios, NYC, August 24, 1961

61VK388Foolin' Myself
61VK389You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
61VK390I'll Remember April
61VK391I Remember You
61VK392All Of Me

John Coltrane - The Complete 1961 Village Vanguard Recordings   Impulse! IMPD-4-232   1997

Eric Dolphy, bass clarinet; John Coltrane, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Ahmed Abdul-Malik, oud.

Village Vanguard, NYC, November 1, 1961

India

Eric Dolphy, bass clarinet; John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Village Vanguard, NYC, November 3, 1961

10574Naima

Eric Dolphy, alto sax; John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

The Red Planet (as Miles' Mode)

John Coltrane - The Other Village Vanguard Tapes   Impulse! AS-9325/2   1977

Eric Dolphy, alto sax; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Village Vanguard, NYC, November 1, 1961

Chasin' The Trane (alternate take)

Eric Dolphy, bass clarinet; John Coltrane, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Spiritual (alternate take)

Eric Dolphy, alto sax; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

10571Untitled Original (as Brasilia)

John Coltrane, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Village Vanguard, NYC, November 2, 1961

10573Greensleeves

Eric Dolphy, bass clarinet; John Coltrane, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Garvin Bushell, oboe; Ahmed Abdul-Malik, oud.

Village Vanguard, NYC, November 5, 1961

10556India (alternate take)

Eric Dolphy, bass clarinet; John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Garvin Bushell, contrabassoon.

10557Spiritual (take 2)

John Coltrane - From The Original Master Tapes   Impulse! MCAD-5541   1985

Eric Dolphy, bass clarinet; John Coltrane, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Garvin Bushell, oboe; Ahmed Abdul-Malik, oud.

Village Vanguard, NYC, November 2, 1961

India

Eric Dolphy, bass clarinet; John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Garvin Bushell, contrabassoon.

Spiritual

Coltrane - "Live" At The Village Vanguard   Impulse! A-10   1962

John Coltrane, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Village Vanguard, NYC, November 2, 1961

10572Softly As In A Morning Sunrise

John Coltrane, tenor sax; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; on the last note only: Eric Dolphy, alto sax.

10576Chasin' The Trane

Eric Dolphy, bass clarinet; John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Village Vanguard, NYC, November 3, 1961

Spiritual

** also released on Impulse! AS-10 in 1962.

John Coltrane - Impressions   Impulse! A-42   1963

John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; on the last note only: Eric Dolphy, bass clarinet.

Village Vanguard, NYC, November 3, 1961

10575Impressions

Eric Dolphy, bass clarinet; John Coltrane, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

India

John Coltrane, tenor sax; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 18, 1962

11094Up 'Gainst The Wall

** also released on Impulse! AS-42 in 1963, 314 543 416-2 in 2000.

John Coltrane Quintet Featuring Eric Dolphy Live In Paris 1961   Jazzway (It) LTM 1503

Eric Dolphy, alto sax, bass clarinet, flute; John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

L'Olympia, Paris, France, 1st concert, November 18, 1961

Blue Train
I Want To Talk About You
Impressions

same personnel.

L'Olympia, Paris, France, 2nd concert, November 18, 1961

My Favorite Things

John Coltrane Quintet Featuring Eric Dolphy - The Complete Paris Concerts   Magnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 114/15   1991

Eric Dolphy, alto sax, bass clarinet, flute; John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

L'Olympia, Paris, France, 1st concert, November 18, 1961

My Favorite Things

same personnel.

L'Olympia, Paris, France, 2nd concert, November 18, 1961

I Want To Talk About You
Blue Train

John Coltrane - Live Trane: The European Tours   Pablo 7PACD-4433-2   2001

Eric Dolphy, alto sax, bass clarinet, flute; John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

L'Olympia, Paris, France, 2nd or 1st concert, November 18, 1961

Impressions
My Favorite Things

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

L'Olympia, Paris, France, 2nd or 1st concert, November 17, 1962

Norman Granz Introduction
Bye Bye Blackbird
Mr. P.C.
My Favorite Things
The Inch Worm
Mr. P.C.

same personnel.

Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, 2nd or 1st concert, November 19, 1962

Naima
Impressions

same personnel.

Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, October 22, 1963

Swedish Introduction
My Favorite Things

same personnel.

Liederhalle, Stuttgart, West Germany, November 4, 1963

Impressions

** same as The Paris Concert, Pablo Live 2308-217 in 1979 + The European Tour, 2308-222 in 1980 + Bye Bye Blackbird, 2308-227 in 1981 + Afro Blue Impressions, 2620-101 in 1977 + 21 bonus tracks.

John Coltrane Quintet Featuring Eric Dolphy - The Complete Copenhagen Concert   Magnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 116   1991

Eric Dolphy, alto sax, bass clarinet, flute; John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Falkoner Centret, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 20, 1961

Delilah
Everytime We Say Goodbye
Impressions
Naima
My Favorite Things (false start)
My Favorite Things

John Coltrane - Live At Kulttuuritalo, Helsinki, Finland, November 22, 1961   OlkMen Records (Tibetan) OMR-092   2009

Eric Dolphy, alto sax, flute; John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Kulttuuritalo, Helsinki, Finland, November 22, 1961

Blue Train
I Want To Talk About You
Impressions
My Favorite Things

Eric Dolphy Quintet Live On Mount Meru (Volume Two) (Featuring John Coltrane): Red Cover   Historic Performances (Swd) HPLP-5   1972

Eric Dolphy, alto sax, bass clarinet, flute; John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, 1st concert, November 23, 1961

Blue Train
Naima Two
Impressions Four
My Favorite Things Two

** also released on John Coltrane - Coltranology, BYG (J) YX-2039 in 1973. and on John Coltrane - Coltranology Volume One, Affinity (E) AFF 14 in 1978. and on John Coltrane - Coltranology Vol. 1, BYG (J) YX-8006 in 1979.

Eric Dolphy Quintet Live On Mount Meru (Featuring John Coltrane): White Cover   Historic Performances (Swd) HPLP-1   1972

Eric Dolphy, alto sax, bass clarinet, flute; John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, 2nd concert, November 23, 1961

Naima
Impressions One
My Favorite Things

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, October 22, 1963

Impressions Two

** also released on The John Coltrane Quartet With Eric Dolphy In Europe Volume 2, Beppo (E) BEP 504 in 1980s.

Coltrane Quartet & Quintet - In Europe   Jazz Connoisseur (Israeli) JC 112   late 1970s

Eric Dolphy, alto sax, flute; John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Sudwestfunk TV Studio, Baden-Baden, West Germany, November 24, 1961

Everytime We Say Goodbye (as Every Time We Say Goodbye We Die A Little)
My Favorite Things (as Favorite Things)
Impressions

Ballads Of John Coltrane   Impulse! (J) MVCI-23057   1992

John Coltrane, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 21, 1961

10669-?Greensleeves (45rpm take)

John Coltrane Quartet - Ballads   Impulse! A-32   1963

John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 21, 1961

10670-?It's Easy To Remember

John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 18, 1962

11092Nancy (With The Laughing Face)
11093What's New

same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 13, 1962

11161Too Young To Go Steady
11162-3All Or Nothing At All
11163I Wish I Knew
11165-5You Don't Know What Love Is
11166-1Say It (Over And Over Again)

** also released on Impulse! AS-32 in 1963, GRD-156 in 1995. and on John Coltrane Quartet - Ballads: Deluxe Edition, Impulse! 314 589 548-2 in 2002.

John Coltrane Quartet - Ballads: Deluxe Edition   Impulse! 314 589 548-2   2002

John Coltrane, soprano sax #1-4, tenor sax #5-11; McCoy Tyner, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 21, 1961

1. 10669-2Greensleeves
2. 10669-4-
3. 10669-5-
4. 10669-11-
5. 10670-2It's Easy To Remember
6. 10670-4-
7. 10670-6-
8. 10670-7-
9. 10670-9-
10. 10670-11-
11. 10670-13-

John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 13, 1962

11162-2All Or Nothing At All

** originally released on John Coltrane Quartet - Ballads, Impulse! A-32 in 1963 + 14 bonus tracks.

Yusef Lateef - Into Something   New Jazz NJLP 8272   1962

Yusef Lateef, tenor sax, flute, oboe; Barry Harris, piano #4-7; Herman Wright, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 29, 1961

1. 3324When You're Smiling
2. 3325Koko's Tune
3. 3326Water Pistol
4. 3327I'll Remember April
5. 3328Rasheed
6. 3329P Bouk
7. 3330You've Changed

** also released on Prestige PRST 7637 in 1969; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-700-2 in 1992.

1962

McCoy Tyner Trio - Inception   Impulse! A-18   1962

McCoy Tyner, piano; Art Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, January 10, 1962

10684Inception
10685Sunset
10686Effendi

same personnel.

NYC, January 11, 1962

10687Speak Low
10688There Is No Greater Love
10689Blues For Gwen

** also released on Impulse! AS-18 in 1962, IMPD-220 in 1997.

John Coltrane-Eric Dolphy - That Dynamic Jazz Duo!: Rare Broadcast Performances   Ozone 10   1970s

Eric Dolphy, alto sax, flute; John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Birdland, NYC, February 9, 1962

Mr. P.C. (mistitled as Mr. R.C.M. Jr.)
Miles' Mode (mistitled as Man-Made Miles!)
My Favorite Things (mistitled as 'Stuff' I'm Partial Too)

** also released on Hooray For John Coltrane, Session Disc 114 in 1970s. and on John Coltrane - The Inner Man, Vee-Jay (J) UXP-88-JY in 1977. and on John Coltrane - Live At Birdland Featuring Eric Dolphy, Affinity (E) AFF 79 in 1982.

Pony Poindexter - Pony's Express   Epic LA 16035   1962

Pony Poindexter, soprano, alto sax; Eric Dolphy, Sonny Redd, alto sax; Jimmy Heath, Clifford Jordan, tenor sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Gildo Mahones, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, February 16, 1962

CO69687"B" Frequency
CO69688-1Lanyop

** also released on Epic BA 17035 in 1962.

Various Artists - Almost Forgotten-Various Artists - Instrumentalists   Columbia FC 38509   1983

Pony Poindexter, soprano, alto sax; Eric Dolphy, Sonny Redd, alto sax; Jimmy Heath, Clifford Jordan, tenor sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Gildo Mahones, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

NYC, February 16, 1962

CO69688-2Lanyop (alternate take)

Coltrane   Impulse! A-21   1962

John Coltrane, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 11, 1962

10874The Inch Worm

John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 19, 1962

10980-2Out Of This World
10981Soul Eyes

same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 20, 1962

10984-1Miles' Mode

same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 29, 1962

10992Tunji (Toon-Gee)

** also released on Impulse! AS-21 in 1962, IMPD-215 in 1997. and on Coltrane - Deluxe Edition, Impulse! 314 589 567-2 in 2002.

Coltrane - Deluxe Edition   Impulse! 314 589 567-2   2002

John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 20, 1962

10983-1Not Yet
10984-2Miles' Mode
10985-1Tunji
10985-4-
10985-5-
10985-7-
10986-1Impressions

** originally released on Coltrane, Impulse! A-21 in 1962 + 10 bonus tracks.

Various Artists - The Definitive Jazz Scene Volume 1   Impulse! A-99   1964

John Coltrane, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 11, 1962

10875Big Nick

** also released on Impulse! AS-99 in 1964.

John Coltrane - Impassioned Tenor-Man   Alto AL 724   1970s

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Birdland, NYC, June 2, 1962

My Favorite Things (mistitled as Cousin Mary)
Body & Soul

same personnel.

Birdland, NYC, March 2, 1963

Mr. P.C. (mistitled as Interpretations)
My Favorite Things (mistitled as March 2nd On The Books)

The Very Best Of John Coltrane   Impulse! 314 549 913-2   2001

John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 20, 1962

10986-2Impressions

Miles Davis - Quiet Nights   Columbia CL 2106   1963

Miles Davis, trumpet; with Harold Shorty Baker, Bernie Glow, Louis Mucci, Ernie Royal, trumpet; J.J. Johnson, Frank Rehak, trombone; Ray Alonge, probably Don Corrado, Julius Watkins, French horn; Bill Barber, tuba; Al Block, flute; probably Ray Beckenstein, Jerome Richardson, flute, reeds; Bob Tricarico, bassoon; Garvin Bushell, bassoon, contrabassoon; Steve Lacy, soprano sax; unknown, reeds, woodwinds; probably Janet Putnam, harp; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums; Willie Bobo, bongos; Elvin Jones, percussion; Gil Evans, arranger, conductor.

Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, July 27, 1962

CO75683Corcovado
CO75684Aos Pes Da Cruz

same personnel.

Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, August 13, 1962

CO75678Song #1
CO75837Wait Till You See Her

same personnel.

Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, November 6, 1962

CO77119Once Upon A Summertime
CO77120Song #2

** also released on Columbia CS 8906 in 1964, PC 8906 in 1977; Legacy CK 65293 in 1997.

Duke Ellington & John Coltrane   Impulse! A-30   1963

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; Duke Ellington, piano; Aaron Bell, bass #1; Jimmy Garrison, bass #2-4; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 26, 1962

1. 11115In A Sentimental Mood
2. 11116Angelica
3. 11117Big Nick
4. 11120Take The Coltrane

** also released on Impulse! AS-30 in 1963, IMPD-166 in 1995.
** part of Duke Ellington With Coleman Hawkins & John Coltrane - The Dedication Series Vol. X: The Great Tenor Encounters, Impulse! IA-9350/2 in 1978.

John Coltrane - 17 Novembre 1962   Fremeaux & Associes (F) FA 5768   2020

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

L'Olympia, Paris, France, 2nd or 1st concert, November 17, 1962

Everytime We Say Goodbye
Impressions

John Coltrane Quartet - The Complete 1962 Stockholm Concert Vol. 1   Magnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 108   1991

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, 1st concert, November 19, 1962

Bye Bye Blackbird

Rare John Coltrane Quartet   Duke (It) D-1016   1970s

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, 1st concert, November 19, 1962

The Inchworm
Impressions
My Favorite Things

Blue Train Live On Mount Meru (Volume One): Blue Cover   Historic Performances (Swd) HPLP-2   1972

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, 1st concert, November 19, 1962

Mr. P.C.

same personnel.

Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, 2nd concert, November 19, 1962

Bye Bye Blackbird
The Inch Worm

** also released on The John Coltrane Quartet In Europe Volume 1, Beppo (E) BEP 500 in 1980s.

Blue Train Live On Mount Meru (Volume Two): Yellow Cover   Historic Performances (Swd) HPLP-3   1972

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, 1st concert, November 19, 1962

Naima
Traneing In (as Training In)

same personnel.

Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, 2nd concert, November 19, 1962

Impressions Three

** also released on The John Coltrane Quartet In Europe Volume 3, Beppo (E) BEP 507 in 1980s.

John Coltrane Quartet - Stockholm '62 The Complete Second Concert Vol. 1   Magnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 127   1992

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, 2nd concert, November 19, 1962

Naima
I Want To Talk About You
Everytime We Say Goodbye

John Coltrane Quartet - Stockholm '62 The Complete Second Concert Vol. 2   Magnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 128   1992

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, 2nd concert, November 19, 1962

Mr. P.C.
My Favorite Things
Traneing In

John Coltrane - Live At Kulttuuritalo, Helsinki, Finland, November 20, 1962   OlkMen Records (Tibetan) OMR-050   1999

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Kulttuuritalo, Helsinki, Finland, November 20, 1962

Bye Bye Blackbird
The Inchworm
Everytime We Say Goodbye
Mr. P.C.
Traneing In
My Favorite Things

John Coltrane Quartet - The Complete 1962 Copenhagen Concert   Domino Records (Eu) 891200   2010

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Falkoner Centret, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 22, 1962

Bye Bye Blackbird

same session.

Traneing In
Impressions
My Favorite Things

** originally released on John Coltrane Quartet - Live In Denmark 1962, Jazz Up (It) JU-316 in 1989 + 4 bonus tracks.

John Coltrane Quartet - The Copenhagen Concerts   Ingo (It) Ingo-Four   1970s

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Falkoner Centret, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 22, 1962

Chasin' The Trane (mistitled as Chasin' The Train)
Everytime We Say Goodbye
Mr. P.C.

same session.

I Want To Talk About You

John Coltrane Quartet - "Impressions Of Europe"   Ingo (It) Ingo-Seven   1970s

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Falkoner Centret, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 22, 1962

The Inch Worm

same personnel.

Stefaniensaal, Graz, Austria, November 28, 1962

I Want To Talk About You
Impressions

John Coltrane - The Complete Graz Concert Vol. 1   Magnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 104   1991

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Stefaniensaal, Graz, Austria, November 28, 1962

Bye Bye Blackbird
Autumn Leaves
Mr. P.C.

** part of The Complete Graz Concert '62, Magnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 104/05 in 1992.

The John Coltrane Quartet   Unique Jazz (It) UJ 32   late 1970s

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Stefaniensaal, Graz, Austria, November 28, 1962

The Inch Worm
Everytime We Say Goodbye

** also released on Live In Europe 1962, Jazz Anthology (F) JA 5242 in 1982.

John Coltrane - The Complete Graz Concert Vol. 2   Magnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 105   1991

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Stefaniensaal, Graz, Austria, November 28, 1962

My Favorite Things

** part of The Complete Graz Concert '62, Magnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 104/05 in 1992.

John Coltrane - Live At Teatro Dell'Arte, Milan, Italy, December 2, 1962   OlkMen Records (Tibetan) OMR-088   2009

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Teatro Dell'Arte, Milan, Italy, December 2, 1962

Everytime We Say Goodbye
The Inchworm
Mr. P.C.
Chasing The Trane

** also released on John Coltrane Quartet - The 1962 Milan Concert, Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88652 in 2009.

John Coltrane Quartet - The 1962 Milan Concert   Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88652   2009

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

L'Olympia, Paris, France, 2nd or 1st concert, November 17, 1962

The Inchworm
Bye Bye Blackbird

** originally released on Live At Teatro Dell'Arte, Milan, Italy, December 2, 1962, OlkMen Records (Tibetan) OMR-088 in 2009 + 4 bonus tracks.

1963

John Coltrane - Rare Broadcast Performances   Ozone 21   1970s

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Birdland, NYC, February 23, 1963

I Want To Talk About You (as I Wanna' Talk About You)
One Up & One Down (mistitled as The Colt Gallops)
Inchworm (mistitled as Trane Stops In The Night)

same personnel.

Half Note, NYC, May 7, 1965

Song Of Praise (mistitled as Brazilia)

Various Artists - The Definitive Jazz Scene Volume 3   Impulse! A-9101   1965

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 6, 1963

11382-5Vilia (take 5)

Charlie Mariano, alto sax; Hank Jones, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 23, 1965

90270That Five-Four Bag

** also released on Impulse! AS-9101 in 1965.

John Coltrane - Both Directions At Once: The Lost Album   Impulse! B0028227-02   2018

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 6, 1963

11383-1Untitled Original 11383 (take 1)
11384Nature Boy
11386-1Untitled Original 11386 (take 1)
11382-3Vilia (take 3)
11385-3Impressions (take 3)
11388Slow Blues
11387-1One Up, One Down (take 1)

** also released on Impulse! B0028316-01 in 2018.
** part of Both Directions At Once: The Lost Album: Deluxe Edition, Impulse! B0028228-02 in 2018, B0028317-01 in 2018.

John Coltrane - Both Directions At Once: The Lost Album: Deluxe Edition   Impulse! B0028228-02   2018

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 6, 1963

11385-1Impressions (take 1)
11385-2Impressions (take 2)
11385-4Impressions (take 4)
11386-2Untitled Original 11386 (take 2)
11386-5Untitled Original 11386 (take 5)
11387-6One Up, One Down (take 6)

** also released on Impulse! B0028317-01 in 2018.
** same as Both Directions At Once: The Lost Album, Impulse! B0028227-02 in 2018 + 7 bonus tracks.

John Coltrane And Johnny Hartman   Impulse! A-40   1963

John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Johnny Hartman, vocal.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 7, 1963

11400They Say It's Wonderful
11401Lush Life
11402My One And Only Love
11403Autumn Serenade
11404Dedicated To You
11406You Are Too Beautiful

** also released on Impulse! AS-40 in 1963, GRD-157 in 1995.

Jimmy Woods Sextet Featuring Elvin Jones - Conflict   Contemporary M3612   1963

Carmell Jones, trumpet; Jimmy Woods, alto sax; Harold Land, tenor sax; Andrew Hill as Andrew Hille, piano; George Tucker, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Contemporary Records, Los Angeles, CA, March 25 and 26, 1963

Conflict
Coming Home
Aim
Apart Together
Look To Your Heart
Pazmuerte

** also released on Contemporary S7612 in 1963; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1954-2 in 2003.

Jimmy Woods Sextet Featuring Elvin Jones - Conflict   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1954-2   2003

Carmell Jones, trumpet; Jimmy Woods, alto sax; Harold Land, tenor sax; Andrew Hill as Andrew Hille, piano; George Tucker, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Contemporary Records, Los Angeles, CA, March 25 and 26, 1963

Conflict (alternate take 5)
Aim (alternate take 43)
Look To Your Heart (alternate take 39)

** originally released on Contemporary M3612 in 1963 + 3 bonus tracks.

Elvin Jones/Jimmy Garrison Sextet - Illumination!   Impulse! A-49   1964

Prince Lasha, clarinet, flute; Sonny Simmons, alto sax, English horn; Charles Davis, baritone sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 8, 1963

11672Oriental Flower
11673Half And Half
11674Aborigine Dance In Scotland
11675Nuttin' Out Jones
11676Gettin' On Way
11678Just Us Blues

** also released on Impulse! AS-49 in 1964, IMPD-250 in 1998.

Gil Evans Orch., Kenny Burrell & Phil Woods - Previously Unreleased Recordings   Verve V6-8838   1973

SOLOISTS Johnny Coles, trumpet; Jimmy Knepper, trombone; Phil Woods, alto sax; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Harry Lookofsky, violin; Gil Evans, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; + Ray Alonge, John Barber, James Cleveland, John Coles, Andrew Fitzgerald, Bernie Glow, Thad Jones, James Knepper, George Marge, Louis Mucci, Tony Studd, Bob Tricarico, Julius Watkins, brass; Steve Lacy, Wayne Shorter, Phil Woods, reeds; Harry Lookofsky, strings; Kenny Burrell, Barry Galbraith, guitar; Ron Carter, Paul Chambers, Bob Cranshaw, Richard Davis, Milt Hinton, Gary Peacock, bass; Elvin Jones, Charles Persip, drums; Gil Evans, arranger.

NYC, September 9, 1963

63VK579 | 73L5921Blues In Orbit
63VK580 | 73L5932Isabel

same personnel.

NYC, September 23, 1963

63VK591 | 73L5929Spoonful

same personnel.

NYC, December 6, 1963

63VK735 | 73L5931Concorde

same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 9, 1964

64VK429 | 73L5933Barracuda

The Individualism Of Gil Evans   Verve V/V6-8555   1964

Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Gil Cohen, Don Corado, Julius Watkins, French horn; Al Block, Eric Dolphy, Steve Lacy, Bob Tricarico, reeds, woodwinds; Margret Ross, harp; Barry Galbraith, guitar; Paul Chambers, Richard Davis, Ben Tucker, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Gil Evans, composer, arranger, conductor, piano.

A&R Studios, NYC, September, 1963

64VK271Flute Song

Johnny Coles, Bernie Glow, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, Tony Studd, trombone; Ray Alonge, French horn; Bill Barber, tuba; Garvin Bushell, Eric Dolphy, Steve Lacy, Bob Tricarico, reeds, woodwinds; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Ron Carter, Paul Chambers, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Gil Evans, composer, arranger, conductor, piano.

Webster Hall, NYC, April 6, 1964

64VK310Las Vegas Tango
64VK311Hotel Me

Frank Rehak, trombone; Ray Alonge, Julius Watkins, French horn; Bill Barber, tuba; Al Block, Andy Fitzgerald, George Marge, Wayne Shorter, Bob Tricarico, reeds, woodwinds; Bob Maxwell, harp; Gary Peacock, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Gil Evans, arranger, conductor, piano.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 9, 1964

64VK428The Barbara Song

** also released on Verve (J) J33J 20210 in 1987, 833 804-2 in 1988.

The Individualism Of Gil Evans   Verve (J) J33J 20210   1987

Bernie Glow, Thad Jones, Louis Mucci, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, Jimmy Knepper, trombone; Ray Alonge, Julius Watkins, French horn; Bill Barber, tuba; Andy Fitzgerald, George Marge, Bob Tricarico, Phil Woods, reeds, woodwinds; Harry Lookofsky, tenor violin; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Paul Chambers, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Gil Evans, arranger, conductor, piano.

Webster Hall, NYC, May 25, 1964

Concorde
Spoonful

Frank Rehak, trombone; Ray Alonge, Julius Watkins, French horn; Bill Barber, tuba; Al Block, Andy Fitzgerald, George Marge, Wayne Shorter, Bob Tricarico, reeds, woodwinds; Bob Maxwell, harp; Gary Peacock, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Gil Evans, arranger, conductor, piano.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 9, 1964

Time Of The Barracudas

add probably Johnny Coles, trumpet; Kenny Burrell, guitar.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 29, 1964

Proclamation
Nothing Like You

** originally released on Verve V/V6-8555 in 1964 + 5 bonus tracks.

Coltrane - Live At Birdland   Impulse! A-50   1964

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Birdland, NYC, October 8, 1963

90001The Promise
90003I Want To Talk About You
90002Afro Blue

same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, afternoon, November 18, 1963

90017Your Lady
90018-4+5Alabama

** also released on Impulse! AS-50 in 1964, IMPD-198 in 1996.

Johnny Hartman - I Just Dropped By To Say Hello   Impulse! A-57   1964

Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Johnny Hartman, vocal.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 9, 1963

90006Charade
90007If I'm Lucky

Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax #4,6,7; Hank Jones, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar #1-3; Milt Hinton, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Johnny Hartman, vocal.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 17, 1963

1. 90008In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning
2. 90009Sleepin' Bee
3. 90010Our Time
4. 90011Don't You Know I Care
5. 90012Kiss & Run
6. 90013Stairway To The Stars
7. 90014Don't Call It Love
8. 90015I Just Dropped By To Say Hello
9. 90016How Sweet It Is To Be In Love

** also released on Impulse! AS-57 in 1964, IMPD-176 in 1995.

Hank Jones - Here's Love   Argo LP-728   1963

Hank Jones, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 19, 1963

12768Here's Love
12769My Wish
12770You Don't Know
12771Dear Mister Santa Claus
12772That Man Over There
12773Arm In Arm
12774The Big Clown Balloons
12775Love, Come Take Me Again
12776Pine Cones And Holly Berries
12777My State, My Kansas, My Home

** also released on Argo LPS-728 in 1963.

Blue Train-1963: Orange Cover   Historic Performances (Swd) HPLP-6   1972

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, October 22, 1963

Traneing In (as Training In)
Mr. P.C.
Spiritual
I Want To Talk About You (as Wanna Talk)

** also released on John Coltrane - Coltranology Volume Two, Affinity (E) AFF 16 in 1978. and on John Coltrane - Coltranology Vol. 2, BYG (J) YX-8007 in 1979.

John Coltrane - The European Tour   Pablo Live 2308-222   1980

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, October 22, 1963

Naima
The Promise

** also released on Pablo Live PACD-2308-222-2 in 1988.
** part of Live Trane: The European Tours, Pablo 7PACD-4433-2 in 2001.

The John Coltrane Quartet '63 - The Complete Copenhagen Concert Vol. 1   Magnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 137   1993

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

radio broadcast, Tivolis Koncertsal, Copenhagen, Denmark, October 25, 1963

Mr. P.C.

John Coltrane - Tempo Di Jazz   Tempo Di Jazz (It) CDTJ 701   1990

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

radio broadcast, Tivolis Koncertsal, Copenhagen, Denmark, October 25, 1963

Impressions (incomplete)
The Promise
Afro Blue
Naima
My Favorite Things

John Coltrane - Afro Blue Impressions   Pablo Live 2620-101   1977

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Auditorium Maximum, Berlins Freie Universitat, Berlin, West Germany, November 2, 1963

Lonnie's Lament
Naima
Chasin' The Trane
My Favorite Things
Afro Blue
Cousin Mary
I Want To Talk About You

** also released on Pablo Live 2PACD-2620-101-2 in 1993; Pablo PAB-34605-02 in 2013.
** part of Live Trane: The European Tours, Pablo 7PACD-4433-2 in 2001.

John Coltrane - The Paris Concert   Pablo Live 2308-217   1979

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Auditorium Maximum, Berlins Freie Universitat, Berlin, West Germany, November 2, 1963

Mr. P.C.
The Inch Worm
Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye

** also released on Pablo Live PACD-2308-217-2 in 1987; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-781-2 in 1993.
** part of Live Trane: The European Tours, Pablo 7PACD-4433-2 in 2001.

John Coltrane Quartet - Unissued Concert In Germany 1963 Part One   Jazz Galore (It) 1001   1973

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Liederhalle, Stuttgart, West Germany, November 4, 1963

The Promise
Afro Blue
I Want To Talk About You
My Favorite Things

Hooray For John Coltrane, Gene Ammons   Session Disc 126   1970s

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

television broadcast, Jazz Casual TV Show, KQED TV Studio, San Francisco, CA, December 7, 1963

Afro Blue (mistitled as African Blues)
Alabama (mistitled as Alabama Stomp)
Impressions

1964

Andrew Hill - Judgment!   Blue Note BLP 4159   1964

Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Andrew Hill, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 8, 1964

1280 tk.3Judgment
1281 tk.8Flea Flop
1282 tk.13Siete Ocho
1283 tk.15Alfred
1284 tk.21Yokada, Yokada
1285 tk.26Reconciliation

** also released on Blue Note BST 84159 in 1964, B1-28981 in 1994, CDP 7243 8 28981 2 2 in 1994.
** part of The Complete Blue Note Andrew Hill Sessions (1963-66), Mosaic MR10-161 in 1995, MD7-161 in 1995.

The Complete Blue Note Andrew Hill Sessions (1963-66)   Mosaic MR10-161   1995

Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Andrew Hill, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 8, 1964

tk.20Yokada, Yokada (alternate take)

** also released on Mosaic MD7-161 in 1995.
** same as Black Fire, Blue Note BLP 4151 in 1964 + Judgment!, BLP 4159 in 1964 + Smokestack, BLP 4160 in 1966+ + Point Of Departure, BLP 4167 in 1965 + Andrew!!!, BLP 4203 in 1968 + Compulsion!!!!!, BLP 4217 in 1967 + 27 bonus tracks.

McCoy Tyner - Today And Tomorrow   Impulse! A-63   1964

Thad Jones, trumpet; Frank Strozier, alto sax; John Gilmore, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Butch Warren, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, February 4, 1964

90047Contemporary Focus
90050Three Flowers
90051T 'N A Blues

** also released on Impulse! AS-63 in 1964, GRD-106 in 1991.

Joe Henderson - In 'N Out   Blue Note BLP 4166   1965

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 10, 1964

1332 tk.6Punjab
1333 tk.9In 'N Out
1334 tk.11Short Story
1335 tk.14Brown's Town
1336 tk.19Serenity

** also released on Blue Note BST 84166 in 1965, CDP 7 46510 2 in 1987, CDP 7243 8 29156 2 1 in 1994.
** part of The Complete Joe Henderson Blue Note Studio Sessions, Mosaic MD5-271 in 2021.

Joe Henderson - In 'N Out   Blue Note CDP 7243 8 29156 2 1   1994

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 10, 1964

tk.7In 'N Out (alternate take)

** originally released on Blue Note BLP 4166 in 1965 + 1 bonus track.

Coltrane - The Classic Quartet: Complete Impulse! Studio Recordings   Impulse! IMPD8-280   1998

John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 27, 1964

90081Crescent
90085Bessie's Blues
90086Song Of Praise

John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Art Davis, Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 18, 1965

90257Feelin' Good (alternate take)

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 16, 1965

Living Space (alternate take)

John Coltrane Quartet - Crescent   Impulse! A-66   1964

John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 27, 1964

90082Lonnie's Lament
90083The Drum Thing
90084Wise One

same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 1, 1964

90127Crescent
90128Bessie's Blues

** also released on Impulse! AS-66 in 1964, IMPD-200 in 1996.

Wayne Shorter - Night Dreamer   Blue Note BLP 4173   1964

Lee Morgan, trumpet #1-3,5; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 29, 1964

1. 1339 tk.3Night Dreamer
2. 1340 tk.5Armageddon
3. 1341 tk.9Oriental Folk Song
4. 1342 tk.12Virgo
5. 1343 tk.27Black Nile
6. 1344 tk.35Charcoal Blues

** also released on Blue Note BST 84173 in 1964, CDP 7 84173 2 in 1987.

Wayne Shorter - Night Dreamer   Blue Note CDP 7 84173 2   1987

Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 29, 1964

tk.14Virgo (alternate take)

** originally released on Blue Note BLP 4173 in 1964 + 1 bonus track.

J.J. Johnson - Theme From Lilies Of The Field / Across The Karoo   Impulse! 45-227   1964?

J.J. Johnson, trombone; McCoy Tyner, piano; Toots Thielemans, guitar; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, May 1, 1964

90093Theme From Lilies Of The Field
90095Across The Karoo

J.J. Johnson - Proof Positive   Impulse! A-68   1965

J.J. Johnson, trombone; McCoy Tyner, piano; Toots Thielemans, guitar; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

NYC, May 1, 1964

90094Lullaby Of Jazzland

** also released on Impulse! AS-68 in 1965, GRD-145 in 1994.

The Complete Bill Evans On Verve   Verve 314 527 953-2   1997

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Bill Evans, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, May 5, 1964

My Heart Stood Still
My Heart Stood Still (complete take)
My Heart Stood Still (rehearsal fragments)
My Heart Stood Still
Grandfather's Waltz (breakdown)
Grandfather's Waltz (false start)
Dark Eyes

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Bill Evans, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, May 6, 1964

Funkallero (rehearsal fragments)
Carpetbagger's Theme
Carpetbagger's Theme (complete take)
-
Carpetbagger's Theme (breakdown)
Carpetbagger's Theme (complete take)
Night And Day (drum warmup)

** same as Shelly Manne/Bill Evans With Monty Budwig - Empathy, Verve V/V6-8497 in 1962 + The Gary McFarland Orchestra - Special Guest Soloist: Bill Evans, V/V6-8518 in 1963 + Conversations With Myself, V/V6-8526 in 1963 + Trio 64, V/V6-8578 in 1964 + Bill Evans Trio - Trio '65, V/V6-8613 in 1965 + Bill Evans Trio With Symphony Orchestra, V/V6-8640 in 1966 + Bill Evans, Jim Hall - Intermodulation, V/V6-8655 in 1966 + Bill Evans, Shelly Manne, Eddie Gomez - A Simple Matter Of Conviction, V/V6-8675 in 1966 + Bill Evans At Town Hall Volume One, V/V6-8683 in 1967 + Further Conversations With Myself, V/V6-8727 in 1967 + Bill Evans At The Montreux Jazz Festival, V6-8762 in 1968 + Bill Evans With Jeremy Steig - What's New, V6-8777 in 1969 + Alone, V6-8792 in 1970 + The Bill Evans Trio "Live", V6-8803 in 1971 + Stan Getz & Bill Evans - Previously Unreleased Recordings, V6-8833 in 1973 + California Here I Come, VE-2-2545 in 1982 + From Left To Right, MGM SE-4723 in 1970 + Monica Zetterlund - Waltz For Debby, Philips (Swd) 6378 508 + 136 bonus tracks.

Stan Getz & Bill Evans - Previously Unreleased Recordings   Verve V6-8833   1973

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Bill Evans, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, May 5, 1964

64VK352 | 73L5874My Heart Stood Still
64VK353 | 73L5876Grandfather's Waltz
64VK354 | 73L5875Melinda

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Bill Evans, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, May 6, 1964

64VK355 | 73L5873Funkallero
64VK356 | 73L5872But Beautiful
64VK357 | 73L5871Night And Day

** also released on Stan Getz & Bill Evans, Verve (J) J33J 25065 in 1987, 833 802-2 in 1988.
** part of Stan Getz - The Chick Corea/Bill Evans Sessions, Verve VE-2-2510 in 1976. and of The Complete Bill Evans On Verve, Verve 314 527 953-2 in 1997.

Stan Getz & Bill Evans   Verve (J) J33J 25065   1987

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Bill Evans, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, May 5, 1964

My Heart Stood Still (alternate take)
Grandfather's Waltz (alternate take)

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Bill Evans, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, May 6, 1964

64VK359Carpetbagger's Theme
Night And Day (alternate take)
64VK358WNEW (Theme Song)

** originally released on Stan Getz & Bill Evans - Previously Unreleased Recordings, Verve V6-8833 in 1973 + 5 bonus tracks.

Grant Green - Matador   Blue Note (J) GXF-3053   1979

McCoy Tyner, piano; Grant Green, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 20, 1964

1355 tk.2Matador
1356 tk.4Green Jeans
1357 tk.17My Favorite Things
1358 tk.29Bedouin

** also released on Blue Note (J) GXK-8159 in 1980, CDP 7 84442 2 in 1990, (J) BRP-8045 in 1993.

Grant Green - Matador   Blue Note CDP 7 84442 2   1990

McCoy Tyner, piano; Grant Green, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 12, 1964

tk.25Wives And Lovers

** originally released on Blue Note (J) GXF-3053 in 1979 + 1 bonus track.

Bob Brookmeyer And Friends   Columbia CL 2237   1965

Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Stan Getz, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, May 25, 1964

CO82269Sometime Ago
CO82271Bracket

Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Stan Getz, tenor sax; Gary Burton, vibes; Herbie Hancock, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, May 26, 1964

CO82272The Wrinkle (as Wrinkle Time)
CO82273Jive Hoot

same personnel.

NYC, May 27, 1964

CO82277Skylark
CO82278Who Cares
CO82279Misty
CO82280I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face

** also released on Columbia CS 9037 in 1965.

Tony Bennett - Jazz   Columbia C2 40424   1987

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Tony Bennett, vocal.

NYC, May 25, 1964

CO82269Danny Boy

Grant Green - Solid   Blue Note LT-990   1979

James Spaulding, alto sax; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Grant Green, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 12, 1964

tk.3Grant's Tune
tk.14Minor League
tk.28The Kicker
tk.35Ezz-thetic
tk.37Solid

** also released on Blue Note B1-33580 in 1995, CDP 7243 8 33580 2 1 in 1995.

John Coltrane - Blue World   Impulse! B0030157-02   2019

John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 24, 1964

Naima (take 1)
Village Blues (take 2)
Blue World
Village Blues (take 1)
Village Blues (take 3)
Like Sonny
Traneing In
Naima (take 2)

** also released on Impulse! B0030158-01 in 2019.

Wayne Shorter - Juju   Blue Note BLP 4182   1965

Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 3, 1964

1396 tk.10Yes Or No
1397 tk.12Mahjong
1398 tk.15House Of Jade
1399 tk.19Juju
1400 tk.27Deluge
1401 tk.29Twelve More Bars To Go

** also released on Blue Note BST 84182 in 1965, CDP 7 46514 2 in 1987, CDP 7243 8 37644 2 6 in 1996.

Wayne Shorter - Juju   Blue Note CDP 7243 8 37644 2 6   1996

Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 3, 1964

tk.16House Of Jade (alternate take)
tk.18Juju (alternate take)

** originally released on Blue Note BLP 4182 in 1965 + 2 bonus tracks.

Stanley Turrentine - Mr. Natural   Blue Note LT-1075   1980

Lee Morgan, trumpet #1-4; Stanley Turrentine, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Ray Barretto, congas #1-3.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 4, 1964

1. 1422 tk.1Shirley
2. 1423 tk.11Wahoo (as Stanley's Blues)
3. 1424 tk.14Tacos
4. 1425 tk.22Can't Buy Me Love
5. 1426 tk.23My Girl Is Just Enough Woman For Me

Grant Green - Talkin' About!   Blue Note BLP 4183   1965

Larry Young, organ; Grant Green, guitar; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 11, 1964

1429 tk.3Talkin' 'Bout J.C.
1430 tk.8People
1431 tk.12Luny Tune
1432 tk.14I'm An Old Cowhand
1433 tk.17You Don't Know What Love Is

** also released on Blue Note BST 84183 in 1965.

Various Artists - Singin' Till The Girls Come Home-Various Artists - Vocalists   Columbia FC 38508   1983

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Tony Bennett, vocal.

NYC, October 15, 1964

CO84258Clear Out Of This World
CO84259Just Friends
CO84260Have You Met Miss Jones

Larry Young - Into Somethin'   Blue Note BLP 4187   1965

Sam Rivers, tenor sax #1-4; Larry Young, organ; Grant Green, guitar; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 12, 1964

1. 1464 tk.3Plaza De Toros
2. 1465 tk.5Tyrone
3. 1466 tk.9Backup
4. 1467 tk.10Paris Eyes
5. 1468 tk.23Ritha

** also released on Blue Note BST 84187 in 1965, CDP 7243 8 21734 2 7 in 1998.

Larry Young - Into Somethin'   Blue Note CDP 7243 8 21734 2 7   1998

Sam Rivers, tenor sax; Larry Young, organ; Grant Green, guitar; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 12, 1964

tk.20Ritha (quartet version)

** originally released on Blue Note BLP 4187 in 1965 + 1 bonus track.

Grant Green - Street Of Dreams   Blue Note BLP 4253   1967

Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Larry Young, organ; Grant Green, guitar; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 16, 1964

1469 tk.5Lazy Afternoon
1470 tk.8I Wish You Love
1471 tk.12Somewhere In The Night
1473 tk.26Street Of Dreams

** also released on Blue Note BST 84253 in 1967, CDP 7243 8 21290 2 8 in 1998.

Joe Henderson - Inner Urge   Blue Note BLP 4189   1966

Joe Henderson, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 30, 1964

1481 tk.2Inner Urge
1482 tk.10You Know I Care
1483 tk.15Isotope
1484 tk.21Night And Day
1485 tk.23El Barrio

** also released on Blue Note BST 84189 in 1966, CDP 7 84189 2 in 1989.
** part of The Complete Joe Henderson Blue Note Studio Sessions, Mosaic MD5-271 in 2021.

McCoy Tyner - The Dedication Series Vol. VI: The Early Trios   Impulse! IA-9338/2   1978

McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 2, 1964

90219It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
90220I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)

Kenny Burrell - Guitar Forms   Verve V/V6-8612   1965

Johnny Coles or Louis Mucci, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, Jimmy Knepper, trombone; Ray Alonge or Julius Watkins, French horn; Bill Barber, tuba; Andy Fitzgerald, George Marge, flute, English horn; Ray Beckenstein, flute, bass clarinet; Bob Tricarico, bassoon, tenor sax, flute; Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Lee Konitz, alto sax; Richie Kamuca, tenor sax, oboe; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Elvin Jones or Charlie Persip, drums; Gil Evans, arranger, conductor.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 4, 1964

64VK607Last Night When We Were Young
64VK608Moon And Sand

same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 15, 1964

64VK609Lotus Land
64VK610Loie

McCoy Tyner Plays Ellington   Impulse! A-79   1965

McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 7, 1964

90236Mr. Gentle And Mr. Cool
90237Gypsy Without A Song
90238Solitude

McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Johnny Pacheco, Willie Rodriguez, Latin percussion.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 8, 1964

90239Caravan
90240Duke's Place
90241Searchin'
90242Satin Doll

** also released on Impulse! AS-79 in 1965, IMPD-216 in 1997.

McCoy Tyner Plays Ellington   Impulse! IMPD-216   1997

McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 7, 1964

90237Gypsy Without A Song (alternate take)

** originally released on Impulse! A-79 in 1965 + 3 bonus tracks.

John Coltrane - A Love Supreme   Impulse! A-77   1965

John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 9, 1964

90243A Love Supreme: Part I - Acknowledgement
90244A Love Supreme: Part II - Resolution
90245A Love Supreme: Part III - Pursuance
-A Love Supreme: Part IV - Psalm

** also released on Impulse! AS-77 in 1965, GRD-155 in 1995, B0000610-02. and on A Love Supreme: Deluxe Edition, Impulse! 314 589 945-2 in 2002. and on A Love Supreme: The Complete Masters: Super Deluxe Edition, Impulse! B0023727-02 in 2015.

John Coltrane - A Love Supreme: Deluxe Edition   Impulse! 314 589 945-2   2002

John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 9, 1964

A Love Supreme: Part II - Resolution (take 4/alternate)
A Love Supreme: Part II - Resolution (take 6/breakdown)

John Coltrane, Archie Shepp, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Art Davis, Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 10, 1964

90246-1A Love Supreme: Part I - Acknowledgement (take 1/alternate)
90246-2A Love Supreme: Part I - Acknowledgement (take 2/alternate)

John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Andre Francis, announcer.

Juan-les-Pins Jazz Festival, Antibes, France, July 26, 1965

Introduction By M.C. Andre Francis

** originally released on A Love Supreme, Impulse! A-77 in 1965 + 9 bonus tracks.

John Coltrane - A Love Supreme: The Complete Masters: Super Deluxe Edition   Impulse! B0023727-02   2015

John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 9, 1964

A Love Supreme: Part III - Pursuance (original mono reference masters)
A Love Supreme: Part IV - Psalm (original mono reference masters)

same session.

A Love Supreme: Part I - Acknowledgement (vocal overdub 2)
A Love Supreme: Part I - Acknowledgement (vocal overdub 3)
A Love Supreme: Part IV - Psalm (undubbed version)

John Coltrane, Archie Shepp, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Art Davis, Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 10, 1964

90246-3A Love Supreme: Part I - Acknowledgement (take 3/breakdown with studio dialogue)
90246-4A Love Supreme: Part I - Acknowledgement (take 4/alternate)
90246-5A Love Supreme: Part I - Acknowledgement (take 5/false start)
90246-6A Love Supreme: Part I - Acknowledgement (take 6/alternate)

** originally released on A Love Supreme, Impulse! A-77 in 1965 + 18 bonus tracks.

Wayne Shorter - Speak No Evil   Blue Note BLP 4194   1966+

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet #1-3,5,6; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 24, 1964

1. 1499 tk.6Witch Hunt
2. 1500 tk.12Wild Flower
3. 1501 tk.14Speak No Evil
4. 1502 tk.17Infant Eyes
5. 1503 tk.25Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum
6. 1504 tk.27Dance Cadaverous

** also released on Blue Note BST 84194 in 1966+, CDP 7 46509 2 in 1987, ST-46509 in 1997, 7243 4 99001 2 7 in 1999.

Wayne Shorter - Speak No Evil   Blue Note 7243 4 99001 2 7   1999

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 24, 1964

tk.30Dance Cadaverous (alternate take)

** originally released on Blue Note BLP 4194 in 1966+ + 1 bonus track.

1965

The Roland Kirk Quartet - Rip, Rig & Panic   Limelight LM-82027   1965

Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, castanets, siren; Jaki Byard, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 13, 1965

No Tonic Pres
Once In A While
From Bechet, Byas, And Fats
Mystical Dream
Rip, Rig And Panic
Black Diamond
Slippery, Hippery, Flippery

** also released on Limelight LS-86027 in 1965.

Elvin Jones - And Then Again   Atlantic LP 1443   1965

J.J. Johnson as Hunt Peters, trombone; Frank Wess, flute, tenor sax; Charles Davis, baritone sax; Don Friedman, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Melba Liston, arranger, conductor.

NYC, February 16, 1965

8631Azan
8632Len Sirrah
8633Soon After

Thad Jones, cornet; J.J. Johnson as Hunt Peters, trombone #1-3; Charles Davis, baritone sax #1-3; Hank Jones, piano; Art Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Melba Liston, arranger, conductor #1-3.

NYC, March 18, 1965

1. 8758Elvin Elpus
2. 8759Forever Summer
3. 8760All Deliberate Speed
4. 8761And Then Again

** also released on Atlantic SD 1443 in 1965.

The Mastery Of John Coltrane/Vol. I - Feelin' Good   Impulse! IZ-9345/2   1978

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Art Davis, Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 17, 1965

90253Nature Boy (first version)

John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Art Davis, Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 18, 1965

90257Feelin' Good

John Coltrane, tenor sax; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 10, 1965

90314Untitled 90314

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 16, 1965

90317Living Space
90318Dusk-Dawn
90320Untitled 90320

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Father Norman O'Connor, announcer.

Newport Jazz Festival, Freebody Park, Newport, RI, July 2, 1965

My Favorite Things / Spoken Conclusion To John Coltrane's Set By Father Norman O'Connor

John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Coast Recorders, San Francisco, CA, September 22, 1965

Joy (alternate version)

The John Coltrane Quartet Plays   Impulse! A-85   1965

John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Art Davis, Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 18, 1965

90256Nature Boy

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 17, 1965

90305Chim Chim Cheree (From Walt Disney's "Mary Poppins")
90306Brazilia
90307Song Of Praise

** also released on Impulse! AS-85 in 1965, IMPD-214 in 1997.

Elvin Jones - Dear John C.   Impulse! A-88   1965

Charlie Mariano, alto sax; Hank Jones, piano #3-5; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 23, 1965

1. 90265Smoke Rings
2. 90266This Love Of Mine
3. 90267Anthropology
4. 90268Fantazm
5. 90269Feeling Good

Charlie Mariano, alto sax; Roland Hanna, piano #2-4; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 25, 1965

1. 90280Everything Happens To Me
2. 90281Ballade
3. 90282Love Bird
4. 90283Dear John C.

** also released on Impulse! AS-88 in 1965, GRD-126 in 1993.

John Coltrane - Never On LP Before   J For Jazz JFJ800   mid 1970s

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Half Note, NYC, March 19, 1965

Chim Chim Cheree
Impressions

John Coltrane - One Down, One Up: Live At The Half Note   Impulse! B0002380-02   2005

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Half Note, NYC, March 26, 1965

introduction and announcements
One Down, One Up
announcements
Afro Blue

same personnel.

Half Note, NYC, May 7, 1965

introduction and announcements
announcements

Various Artists - The New Wave In Jazz   Impulse! A-90   1966

John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Village Gate, Greenwich Village, NY, March 28, 1965

90374Nature Boy

** also released on Impulse! AS-90 in 1966.

Grant Green - I Want To Hold Your Hand   Blue Note BLP 4202   1966+

Hank Mobley, tenor sax #1-3,5,6; Larry Young, organ; Grant Green, guitar; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 31, 1965

1. 1550 tk.2Corcovado (aka Quiet Nights)
2. 1551 tk.4At Long Last Love
3. 1552 tk.10Speak Low
4. 1553 tk.11This Could Be The Start Of Something Big
5. 1554 tk.16I Want To Hold Your Hand
6. 1555 tk.21Stella By Starlight

** also released on Blue Note BST 84202 in 1966+, CDP 7243 8 59962 2 1 in 1997.

John Coltrane Quartet - Creation   Blue Parrot (E) AR 700   late 1970s

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Half Note, NYC, April 2, 1965

Untitled Original (as Creation)

John Coltrane Quartet - Brazilia   Blue Parrot (E) AR 705   1978

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Half Note, NYC, May 7, 1965

My Favorite Things

John Coltrane - Kulu Se Mama   Impulse! A-9106   1966

John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 10, 1965

90312Welcome

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 16, 1965

90319Vigil

John Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Donald Garrett, bass, bass clarinet; Frank Butler, Elvin Jones, drums; Juno Lewis, vocal, percussion.

Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 14, 1965

90676Kulu Se Mama (Juno Se Mama)

** also released on Impulse! AS-9106 in 1966, 314 543 412-2 in 2000.

John Coltrane - Kulu Se Mama   Impulse! 314 543 412-2   2000

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 16, 1965

Dusk-Dawn (alternative take)

** originally released on Impulse! A-9106 in 1966 + 3 bonus tracks.

John Coltrane - Living Space   Impulse! IMPD-246   1998

John Coltrane, tenor sax; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 10, 1965

90313The Last Blues

John Coltrane - Transition   Impulse! AS-9195   1970

John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 10, 1965

90315Transition
90316Suite: Prayer And Meditation: Day
-Suite: Peace And After
-Suite: Prayer And Meditation: Evening
-Suite: Affirmation
-Suite: Prayer And Meditation: 4 A.M.

John Coltrane - Infinity   Impulse! AS-9225   1972

John Coltrane, tenor sax; Alice Coltrane, harp, tamboura; McCoy Tyner, piano; Joan Chapman, tamboura; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Oran Coltrane, bells; and strings: Murray Adler, concertmaster; James Getzoff or Gerald Vinci, Gordon Marron, Michael White, violin; Rollice Dale, Myra Kestenbaum, viola; Jesse Ehrlich, Edgar Lustgarten, cello; Alice Coltrane, string composer, arranger, conductor.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 16, 1965;
overdubs recorded The Village Recorder, Los Angeles, CA, April 16 and 17, 1972

Living Space (overdubbed version)

John Coltrane, tenor sax; Alice Coltrane, harp, vibes; McCoy Tyner, piano; Charlie Haden, bass; Jimmy Garrison, solo bass; Elvin Jones, drums; and strings: Murray Adler, concertmaster; James Getzoff or Gerald Vinci, Gordon Marron, Michael White, violin; Rollice Dale, Myra Kestenbaum, viola; Jesse Ehrlich, Edgar Lustgarten, cello; Alice Coltrane, string composer, arranger, conductor.

Coast Recorders, San Francisco, CA, September 22, 1965;
overdubs recorded The Village Recorder, Los Angeles, CA, April 16 and 17, 1972

Joy (overdubbed version)

John Coltrane - Ascension, Edition I   Impulse! A-95   1965

Freddie Hubbard, Dewey Johnson, trumpet; Marion Brown, John Tchicai, alto sax; John Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders, Archie Shepp, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Art Davis, Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 28, 1965

90321-1Ascension, Edition I: Part I
90322-1Ascension, Edition I: Part II

** also released on Impulse! AS-95 in 1965.
** part of The Major Works Of John Coltrane, Impulse! GRD-2-113 in 1992. and of Ascension, Impulse! 314 543 413-2.

John Coltrane - Ascension, Edition II   Impulse! A-95 (later)   1967

Freddie Hubbard, Dewey Johnson, trumpet; Marion Brown, John Tchicai, alto sax; John Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders, Archie Shepp, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Art Davis, Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 28, 1965

90321-2Ascension, Edition II: Part I
90322-2Ascension, Edition II: Part II

** also released on Impulse! AS-95 (later) in 1967.
** part of The Major Works Of John Coltrane, Impulse! GRD-2-113 in 1992. and of Ascension, Impulse! 314 543 413-2.

John Coltrane, Archie Shepp - New Thing At Newport   Impulse! A-94   1966

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Father Norman O'Connor, announcer.

Newport Jazz Festival, Freebody Park, Newport, RI, July 2, 1965

Spoken Introduction To John Coltrane's Set By Father Norman O'Connor
90350One Down, One Up

** also released on Impulse! AS-94 in 1966, GRD-105 in 1991, 314 543 414-2 in 2000.

John Coltrane Quartet - "A Love Supreme" Live In Concert   Ingo (It) Ingo-Eleven   1970s

John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Andre Francis, announcer.

Juan-les-Pins Jazz Festival, Antibes, France, July 26, 1965

A Love Supreme: Part I - Acknowledgement
A Love Supreme: Part II - Resolution
A Love Supreme: Part III - Pursuance
A Love Supreme: Part IV - Psalm

** also released on A Love Supreme, Jazz Masterworks (It) CJZLP 1 in 1985. and on Love Supreme, France's Concert (F) FC 106 in 1987, FCD 106 in 1987.

John Coltrane - Live In Antibes, 1965   France's Concert (F) FCD 119   1988

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Juan-les-Pins Jazz Festival, Antibes, France, July 27, 1965

Presentation

John Coltrane - Live In Paris   BYG (J) YX-4001/2   1973

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Juan-les-Pins Jazz Festival, Antibes, France, July 27, 1965

Naima
Impressions

same personnel.

Salle Pleyel, Paris, France, July 28, 1965

Afro Blue
Impressions
Blue Valse (Part 1) (as Ascension)
Blue Valse (Part 2) (as Ascension)

** also released on Affinity (E) AFFD 24 in 1979.

John Coltrane - Live In Antibes, 1965   France's Concert (F) FC 119   1988

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Juan-les-Pins Jazz Festival, Antibes, France, July 27, 1965

Blue Valse (as Blue Valtz) (as Blue Waltz) (as Ascension)
My Favorite Things

John Coltrane - Live In Comblain-La-Tour 1965   Landscape (F) LS2-922   1992

John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Comblain-la-Tour, Belgium, August 1, 1965

Untitled Original (as Vigil)
Naima
My Favorite Things

John Coltrane - Sun Ship   Impulse! AS-9211   1971

John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

RCA Victor Studios, NYC, August 26, 1965

90363-4Dearly Beloved
90364-3+4Attaining
90365-4Sun Ship
90366-1Ascent
90367-2Amen

** also released on Impulse! IMPD-167 in 1995.

John Coltrane - Sun Ship: The Complete Session   Impulse! B0018075-02   2013

John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

RCA Victor Studios, NYC, August 26, 1965

90363-1&2Dearly Beloved (takes 1 & 2, false start and alternate version)
90363-3Dearly Beloved (take 3, breakdown)
90363-4Dearly Beloved (take 4, complete version)
90364-1Attaining (take 1, alternate version)
90364-2Attaining (take 2, breakdown)
90364-3Attaining (take 3, complete version)
90364-4Attaining (take 4, insert 1)
90365-1Sun Ship (take 1, breakdown)
90365-2Sun Ship (take 2, complete alternate version)
90365-3Sun Ship (take 3, insert 1)
90365-4Sun Ship (take 4, complete version)

same session.

Studio Conversation
90366-1Ascent (take 1, complete version)
90366-2Ascent (take 2, incomplete version)
90366-3Ascent (take 3, false starts and incomplete version)
90366-4-6Ascent (takes 4-6, inserts/false starts)
90366-7Ascent (take 7, complete insert 4)
90366-8Ascent (take 8, complete insert 5)
90367-1Amen (take 1, alternate version)
90367-2Amen (take 2, released version)

John Coltrane - First Meditations (For Quartet)   Impulse! AS-9332   1977

John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 2, 1965

90379Love
-Compassion
-Joy
90380Consequences
-Serenity

** also released on Impulse! GRD-118 in 1992.

John Coltrane - Live Broadcast From The Penthouse, Seattle, Washington, USA, September 30, 1965   OlkMen Records (Tibetan) OMR-091   2010

Donald Garrett, bass clarinet, bass; Pharoah Sanders, tenor sax; John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

radio broadcast, The Penthouse, Seattle, WA, September 30, 1965

Announcement
Untitled Original / Bass Duet
Afro Blue
Lush Life
My Favourite Things

** also released on The Unissued Seattle Broadcast, Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88664 in 2011.

John Coltrane Featuring Pharoah Sanders - Live In Seattle   Impulse! AS-9202-2   1971

Donald Garrett, bass clarinet, bass; Pharoah Sanders, tenor sax; John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

The Penthouse, Seattle, WA, September 30, 1965

91198Cosmos
91199Out Of This World (Part One)
-Out Of This World (Part Two)
Tapestry In Sound
91200Evolution (Part One)
-Evolution (Part Two)

** also released on Live In Seattle, Impulse! GRD-2-146 in 1994.

John Coltrane - Live In Seattle   Impulse! GRD-2-146   1994

Donald Garrett, bass clarinet, bass; Pharoah Sanders, tenor sax; John Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

The Penthouse, Seattle, WA, September 30, 1965

Body And Soul
Afro-Blue

** originally released on John Coltrane Featuring Pharoah Sanders - Live In Seattle, Impulse! AS-9202-2 in 1971 + 2 bonus tracks.

John Coltrane - Om   Impulse! A-9140   1967

Joe Brazil, flute, percussion; Donald Garrett, bass clarinet, bass, percussion; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Pharoah Sanders, tenor sax, percussion; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Camelot Sound Studios, Lynwood, WA, October 1, 1965

90435Om Part I
90436Om Part II

** also released on Impulse! AS-9140 in 1967.
** part of The Major Works Of John Coltrane, Impulse! GRD-2-113 in 1992.

John Coltrane - A Love Supreme: Live In Seattle   Impulse! B0034290-02   2021

John Coltrane, tenor sax, percussion; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Carlos Ward, alto sax; Pharoah Sanders, tenor sax, percussion; Donald Rafael Garrett, bass.

The Penthouse, Seattle, WA, October 2, 1965

A Love Supreme, Pt. I - Acknowledgement
Interlude 1
A Love Supreme, Pt. II - Resolution
Interlude 2
A Love Supreme, Pt. III - Pursuance
Interlude 3
Interlude 4
A Love Supreme, Pt. IV - Psalm

** also released on Impulse! B0034291-01 in 2021.

John Coltrane - Selflessness Featuring My Favorite Things   Impulse! AS-9161   1969

John Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Donald Garrett, bass, bass clarinet; Frank Butler, Elvin Jones, drums; Juno Lewis, vocal, percussion.

Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 14, 1965

90677Selflessness

Larry Young - Unity   Blue Note BLP 4221   1966

Woody Shaw, trumpet #1,2,4-6; Joe Henderson, tenor sax #1,2,4-6; Larry Young, organ; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 10, 1965

1. 1676 tk.5If
2. 1677 tk.17Beyond All Limits
3. 1678 tk.18Monk's Dream
4. 1679 tk.21The Moontrane
5. 1680 tk.22Zoltan
6. 1681 tk.25Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise

** also released on Blue Note BST 84221 in 1966, CDP 7 84221 2 in 1987.

John Coltrane - Meditations   Impulse! A-9110   1966

John Coltrane, left channel tenor sax, percussion; Pharoah Sanders, right channel tenor sax, tambourine, bells; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Rashied Ali, left channel drums; Elvin Jones, right channel drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 23, 1965

90413The Father And The Son And The Holy Ghost
-Compassion
90414Love
-Consequences
-Serenity

** also released on Impulse! AS-9110 in 1966, IMPD-199 in 1996.

1966

Earl Hines - Once Upon A Time   Impulse! A-9108   1966

Cat Anderson, Bill Berry, Ray Nance, Clark Terry, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper, trombone; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet, tenor sax; Johnny Hodges, Russell Procope, alto sax; Harold Ashby, Paul Gonsalves, tenor sax; Earl Hines, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, January 10, 1966

90460Once Upon A Time

Cat Anderson, Ray Nance, trumpet; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Pee Wee Russell, clarinet; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet, tenor sax; Paul Gonsalves, tenor sax; Earl Hines, piano; Aaron Bell, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, January 11, 1966

90461The Blues In My Flat
90462You Can Depend On Me

Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet; Earl Hines, piano; Aaron Bell, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

90463Fantastic, That's You

** also released on Impulse! AS-9108 in 1966, 024 654 492-2.

Here Comes Earl "Fatha" Hines   Contact CM-6   1966

Earl Hines, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 17, 1966

Save It Pretty Mama
Bye Bye Baby
Smoke Rings
Shoe Shine Boy
The Stanley Steamer
Bernie's Tune
Dream Of You

** also released on Contact CS-6 in 1966.

Freddie Hubbard - Blue Spirits   Blue Note CDP 7 46545 2   1987

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Hosea Taylor, alto sax, bassoon; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock, piano, celeste; Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 5, 1966

1706 tk.6The Melting Pot
1707 tk.10True Colors

** originally released on Blue Note BLP 4196 in 1967 + 2 bonus tracks.

Elvin Jones - Midnight Walk   Atlantic LP 1485   1967

Thad Jones, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Dollar Brand, piano; Steve James, electric piano; Donald Moore, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, March 23, 1966

10052Lycra Too
10053H.M. On F.M.
10054Tintiyana
10055The Juggler

Thad Jones, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Dollar Brand, piano; Donald Moore, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; George Abend, percussion.

NYC, March 24, 1966

10058All Of Us
10059Cross Purpose
10060Midnight Walk

** also released on Atlantic SD 1485 in 1967.

Elvin Jones - Midnight Walk / Lycra Too   Atlantic 45-2437   1967

Thad Jones, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Dollar Brand, piano; Steve James, electric piano; Donald Moore, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, March 23, 1966

12832Lycra Too (edited version)

Thad Jones, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Dollar Brand, piano; Donald Moore, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; George Abend, percussion.

NYC, March 24, 1966

12831Midnight Walk (edited version)

Sonny Rollins - East Broadway Run Down   Impulse! A-9121   1966

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet #3; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 9, 1966

1. 90570Blessing In Disguise
2. 90571We Kiss In A Shadow
3. 90572East Broadway Run Down

** also released on Impulse! AS-9121 in 1966, IMPD-161 in 1995.

1967 (age 40)

McCoy Tyner - The Real McCoy   Blue Note BLP 4264   1967

Joe Henderson, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 21, 1967

1873 tk.1Contemplation
1874 tk.6Passion Dance
1875 tk.7Blues On The Corner
1876 tk.12Four By Five
1877 tk.18Search For Peace

** also released on Blue Note BST 84264 in 1967, CDP 7 46512 2 in 1987.

Elvin Jones And Richard Davis - Heavy Sounds   Impulse! AS-9160   1968

Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

RCA Studios, NYC, June 19, 1967

90809Summertime

Frank Foster, tenor sax; Billy Greene, piano #1,3-5; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums, guitar #5.

RCA Studios, NYC, June 20, 1967

1. 90811Raunchy Rita
2. 90812Shiny Stockings
3. 90814Here's That Rainy Day
4. 90815M.E.
5. 90816Elvin's Guitar Blues

** also released on Impulse! 314 547 959-2 in 1999.

The Lee Konitz Duets   Milestone MSP 9013   1968

Lee Konitz, tenor sax; Elvin Jones, drums.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, September 25, 1967

Variations On Alone Together II

Lee Konitz, alto sax; Karl Berger, vibes; Eddie Gomez, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Variations On Alone Together V

Marshall Brown, valve trombone; Lee Konitz, alto sax, electric tenor sax; Joe Henderson, Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; Karl Berger, vibes; Dick Katz, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; Eddie Gomez, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Alphanumeric

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-466, OJCCD-466-2.

Various Artists - Jazz For A Sunday Afternoon Volume 1   Solid State SS 18027   1968

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Ray Nance, violin; Chick Corea, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Village Vanguard, NYC, October 1, 1967

Lullaby Of The Leaves

Dizzy Gillespie - Live At The Village Vanguard   Solid State SS 18034   1967

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Ray Nance, violin; Chick Corea, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Village Vanguard, NYC, October 1, 1967

Birks' Works (as Dizzy's Blues)

Various Artists - Jazz For A Sunday Afternoon Volume 4   Solid State SS 18052   1969

Marvin Stamm, trumpet; Garnett Brown, trombone; Joe Farrell, tenor sax; Chick Corea, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Village Vanguard, NYC, October 1, 1967

13 Avenue B
Stella By Starlight

Jaki Byard Trio - Sunshine Of My Soul   Prestige PRST 7550   1968

Jaki Byard, piano, guitar; David Izenzon, bass; Elvin Jones, drums, tympani.

NYC, October 31, 1967

Sunshine
Cast Away
Chandra
St. Louis Blues
Diane's Melody
Trendsition Zildjian

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1946-2 in 2001.

1968

Elvin Jones - Live At The Village Vanguard   Enja (G) 2036

Hannibal Marvin Peterson, trumpet #3; George Coleman, tenor sax; Wilbur Little, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Village Vanguard, NYC, March 20, 1968

1.By George
2.Laura
3.Mister Jones
4.You Don't Know What Love Is

** also released on Enja (G) CD 2036-2.

Elvin Jones - Sky Scrapers Vol. 1   Honeydew HD 6602

George Coleman, tenor sax; Wilbur Little, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Village Vanguard, NYC, March, 1968?

A Night In Tunisia
Blues Inside Out

Elvin Jones - Sky Scrapers Vol. 2   Honeydew HD 6603

George Coleman, tenor sax; Wilbur Little, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Village Vanguard, NYC, March, 1968?

Whew
Blues Inside Out
You Don't Know What Love Is
Body And Soul

Elvin Jones - Sky Scrapers Vol. 3   Honeydew HD 6604

George Coleman, tenor sax; Wilbur Little, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Village Vanguard, NYC, March, 1968?

Yesterdays
A Night In Tunisia
Body And Soul

Elvin Jones - Sky Scrapers Vol. 4   Honeydew HD 6605

Hannibal Marvin Peterson, trumpet; George Coleman, tenor sax; Wilbur Little, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Village Vanguard, NYC, March, 1968?

Mr. Jones
Raunchy Rita

The New Elvin Jones Trio - Puttin' It Together   Blue Note BST 84282   1968

Joe Farrell, tenor, soprano sax, flute; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 8, 1968

2084 tk.2Village Greene
2085 tk.3Sweet Little Maia
2086 tk.8Reza
2087 tk.16For Heaven's Sake
2088 tk.17Kei Ko's Birthday March
2089 tk.24Ginger Bread Boy
2090 tk.27Jay-Ree

** also released on Blue Note CDP 7 84282 2 in 1987.

Ornette Coleman - New York Is Now! Volume 1   Blue Note BST 84287   1968

Ornette Coleman, alto sax, violin; Dewey Redman, tenor sax; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

A&R Studios, NYC, April 29, 1968

2099 tk.2We Now Interrupt For A Commercial
3000 tk.8The Garden Of Souls
3002 tk.14/15Toy Dance

same personnel.

A&R Studios, NYC, May 7, 1968

3019 tk.5Round Trip
3016 tk.12/16Broadway Blues

** also released on Blue Note CDP 7 84287 2 in 1990.

Ornette Coleman - New York Is Now! Volume 1   Blue Note CDP 7 84287 2   1990

Ornette Coleman, alto sax, violin; Dewey Redman, tenor sax; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

A&R Studios, NYC, April 29, 1968

tk.19Broadway Blues (alternate take)

** originally released on Blue Note BST 84287 in 1968 + 1 bonus track.

Ornette Coleman - Love Call   Blue Note BST 84356   1971

Ornette Coleman, alto sax, violin; Dewey Redman, tenor sax; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

A&R Studios, NYC, April 29, 1968

3001 tk.12Open To The Public
3004 tk.18Airborne

same personnel.

A&R Studios, NYC, May 7, 1968

3018 tk.4Love Call
tk.13Check Out Time

** also released on Blue Note CDP 7 84356 2 in 1990.

Ornette Coleman - Love Call   Blue Note CDP 7 84356 2   1990

Ornette Coleman, alto sax, violin; Dewey Redman, tenor sax; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

A&R Studios, NYC, April 29, 1968

tk.7Love Call (alternate take)
3003 tk.16Check Out Time (alternate take)

same personnel.

A&R Studios, NYC, May 7, 1968

3017 tk.7Just For You

** originally released on Blue Note BST 84356 in 1971 + 3 bonus tracks.

Helen Merrill, Dick Katz - A Shade Of Difference   Milestone MSP 9019   1968

Thad Jones, cornet; Hubert Laws, flute; Gary Bartz, alto sax; Dick Katz, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Helen Merrill, vocal; Dick Katz, arranger.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, July, 1968

Lonely Woman

Jim Hall, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Helen Merrill, vocal; Dick Katz, arranger.

While We're Young

Thad Jones, flugelhorn; Hubert Laws, flute; Dick Katz, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Helen Merrill, vocal; Dick Katz, arranger.

Never Will I Marry

Dick Katz, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Helen Merrill, vocal; Dick Katz, arranger.

I Should Care

Thad Jones, flugelhorn; Hubert Laws, flute; Dick Katz, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Helen Merrill, vocal; Dick Katz, arranger.

A Lady Must Live

Dick Katz, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Helen Merrill, vocal; Dick Katz, arranger.

Looking For A Boy (as I Want A Little Boy)

Thad Jones, flugelhorn; Hubert Laws, flute; Dick Katz, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Helen Merrill, vocal; Dick Katz, arranger.

Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most

same session.

Lover Come Back To Me

** also released on Landmark LLP-1308 in 1986.

Elvin Jones - The Ultimate   Blue Note BST 84305   1968

Joe Farrell, tenor, soprano sax, flute; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 6, 1968

4001 tk.3What Is This
4002 tk.6In The Truth
4003 tk.9Ascendant
4004 tk.23Sometimes Joie
4005 tk.25Yesterdays
4006 tk.26We'll Be Together Again

Pepper Adams - Encounter!   Prestige PRST 7677   1969

Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Nola Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, December 11-12, 1968

Inanout
Star-Crossed Lovers
Cindy's Tune
Serenity
Elusive
I've Just Seen Her
Punjab
Verdandi

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-892-2 in 1996.

Philly Jo Jones - Top Jazz   Sarpe (Sp) SJ-1017   1990

Joe Farrell, tenor sax; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

live in concert, 1968

Village Geen
Yesterday
Gingerbread Boy

1969

Phineas Newborn Jr. - Please Send Me Someone To Love   Contemporary S7622   1969

Phineas Newborn Jr., piano; Ray Brown, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, February 12 and 13, 1969

Please Send Me Someone To Love
Rough Ridin'
Come Sunday
Brentwood Blues
He's A Real Gone Guy
Black Coffee
Little Niles
Stay On It

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-947-2 in 1997.

Phineas Newborn Jr. - Harlem Blues   Contemporary (J) GP-3015   1975

Phineas Newborn Jr., piano; Ray Brown, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, February 12 and 13, 1969

Harlem Blues
Sweet And Lovely
Little Girl Blue
Ray's Idea
Stella By Starlight
Tenderly
Cookin' At The Continental

** also released on Contemporary S7634 in 1979; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-662-2 in 1991.

Barney Kessel - Feeling Free   Contemporary S7618   1969

Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Barney Kessel, guitar; Chuck Domanico, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, March 12, 1969

Moving Up
Blue Grass
This Guy's In Love With You
Blues Up, Down & All Around
The Sounds Of Silence
Two Note Samba

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-179 in 1984, OJCCD-1043-2 in 2000.

Elvin Jones - The Prime Element   Blue Note BN-LA506-H2   1976

Lee Morgan, trumpet; George Coleman, tenor sax #1-4; Joe Farrell, tenor, soprano sax, flute, alto flute; Wilbur Little, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Candido, congas #1,2,4,5; Miguelito Valdes, percussion #1,4,5.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 14, 1969

1. 3852 tk.1Dido Afrique
2. 3853 tk.4Champagne Baby
3. 3854 tk.8Inner Space
4. 3855 tk.14Raynay
5. 3856 tk.18Once I Loved (O Amor Em Paz)

Frank Foster, Steve Grossman, tenor, soprano sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Jan Hammer, piano, electric piano, synthesizer; Cornell Dupree, guitar; Gene Perla, bass, electric bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Candido, congas; Warren Smith, tympani; Omar Clay, Richie "Pablo" Landrum, percussion, programmable rhythm box.

A&R Studios, NYC, July 24, 1973

13432 (tk.2)The Whims Of Bal
13431 (tk.2)The Prime Element

same personnel.

A&R Studios, NYC, July 26, 1973

13429 (tk.1)At This Point In Time
13430 (tk.1)Currents/Pollen

** also released on At This Point In Time, Blue Note 7243 4 93385 2 4 in 1998.

Elvin Jones - At This Point In Time   Blue Note 7243 4 93385 2 4   1998

Frank Foster, Steve Grossman, tenor, soprano sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Jan Hammer, piano, electric piano, synthesizer; Cornell Dupree, guitar; Gene Perla, bass, electric bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Candido, congas; Warren Smith, tympani; Omar Clay, Richie "Pablo" Landrum, percussion, programmable rhythm box.: same personnel.

A&R Studios, NYC, July 25, 1973

(tk.1)Don't Cry
-Pauke Tanz
(tk.2)The Unknighted Nations

** originally released on The Prime Element, Blue Note BN-LA506-H2 in 1976 + 3 bonus tracks.

Eddie Gale - Black Rhythm Happening   Blue Note BST 84320   1969

Eddie Gale, trumpet; Roland Alexander, soprano sax, flute #2-8; Jimmy Lyons, alto sax #2-8; Russell Lyle, tenor sax, flute #2-8; Jo Ann Gale Stevens, guitar, vocal #2-8; Henry Pearson, Judah Samuel, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; John Robinson, African drums #2-8; Sylvia Bibbs, Charles Davis, Paula Nadine Larkin, William Norwood, Fulumi Prince, Carol Ann Robinson, Sondra Walston, vocal #2-8.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 2, 1969

1. 4219Ghetto Summertime
2. 4220The Gleeker
3. 4221It Must Be You
4. 4222Black Rhythm Happening
5. 4223Look At Teyonda
6. 4224Song Of Will
7. 4379Ghetto Love Night
8. 4380Mexico Thing

Elvin Jones - Poly-Currents   Blue Note BST 84331   1970

Fred Tompkins, flute #2; George Coleman, tenor sax #1,3-5; Joe Farrell, tenor sax, flute, English horn, bass flute; Pepper Adams, baritone sax #1,3,5; Wilbur Little, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Candido, congas #1,3,5.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 26, 1969

1. 5210 tk.1Mr. Jones
2. 5211 tk.3Yes
3. 5212 tk.9Agappe Love
4. 5214 tk.12Whew
5. 5213 tk.14Agenda

** also released on Blue Note CDP 7 84331 2 in 1988.

Allen Ginsberg/William Blake - Songs Of Innocence And Experience   Verve Forecast FTS-3083   1970

Julius Watkins, French horn; Bob Dorough, piano; Jon Sholle, guitar; Herman Wright, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Allen Ginsberg, Peter Orlovsky, vocal.

Apostolic Studios, NYC, October 23, 1969

106508The Grey Monk

1970

McCoy Tyner - Extensions   Blue Note BN-LA006-F   1972

Wayne Shorter, soprano, tenor sax; Gary Bartz, alto sax; Alice Coltrane, harp #2-4; McCoy Tyner, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 9, 1970

1. tk.3The Wanderer
2. tk.4Message From The Nile
3. tk.5His Blessings
4. tk.6Survival Blues

** initially scheduled on Blue Note BST 84419.
** also released on Blue Note CDP 7243 8 37646 2 4 in 1996.

Various Artists - Super Black Blues Vol. 2   Flying Dutchman/Bluestime (Du) BT 9009

Russ Andrews, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Lawrence Lucie, guitar; Al Hall, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Joe Turner, vocal #1,2; T-Bone Walker, vocal #6,7; Eddie Vinson, vocal, alto sax #3-5.

Carnegie Hall, NYC, May, 1970

1.Honey Hush
2.Yakety Yak
3.Cleanhead Blues
4.I Had A Dream
5.Person To Person
6.Stormy Monday Blues
7.Sail On

Elvin Jones - Coalition   Blue Note BST 84361   1971

George Coleman, tenor sax; Frank Foster, tenor sax, contra-alto clarinet; Wilbur Little, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Candido, congas, tambourine.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 17, 1970

6675Simone
66735/4 Thing
6674Ural Stradania
6672Yesterdays
6671Shinjitu

1971

Elvin Jones - Genesis   Blue Note BST 84369   1971

Frank Foster, tenor sax, alto flute, contra-alto clarinet; Joe Farrell, Dave Liebman, tenor, soprano sax; Gene Perla, bass, electric bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 12, 1971

7400Slumber
7402Cecilia Is Love
7398 (tk.2)P.P. Phoenix
7399 (tk.5)For All The Other Times
7401Three Card Molly

Elvin Jones - Merry-Go-Round   Blue Note BST 84414   1972

Frank Foster, tenor sax, alto flute, contra-alto clarinet; Joe Farrell, Dave Liebman, tenor, soprano sax; Gene Perla, bass, electric bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 12, 1971

9078Who's Afraid...

Steve Grossman, Dave Liebman, tenor, soprano sax; Joe Farrell, tenor, soprano sax, flute, piccolo; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Chick Corea, Jan Hammer, piano, electric piano; Yoshiaki Masuo, guitar; Gene Perla, bass, electric bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Don Alias, congas, glockenspiel, Oriental bells.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 16, 1971

9071 (tk.2)'Round Town
9072 (tk.5)Brite Piece
9073 (tk.4)Lungs
9074 (tk.6)A Time For Love
9075 (tk.2)Tergiversation
9077 (tk.3)The Children's Merry-Go-Round March
9076 (tk.2)La Fiesta

Elvin Jones Live   PM Records PMR-004

Joe Farrell, tenor sax, flute; Frank Foster, tenor, soprano sax; Chick Corea, piano; Gene Perla, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

John Coltrane Memorial Concert, Town Hall, NYC, September 12, 1971

Shinjitu
Simone

Joe Farrell - Outback   CTI CTI 6014   1972

Joe Farrell, tenor, soprano sax, flute, alto flute, piccolo; Chick Corea, electric piano; Buster Williams, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Airto Moreira, percussion; Joe Farrell, arranger, conductor.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November, 1971

Outback
Sound Down
Bleeding Orchid
November 68th

** also released on CTI CTI 8005 in 1979.

1972

Elvin Jones-Masabumi Kikuchi - Hollow Out   Philips (J) FX-8526   1973

Masabumi Kikuchi, piano; Gene Perla, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 17, 1972

Apple
Ginkai
Little Abi
Bell
Hollow Out

** also released on Philips (J) FS-6508 in 1977, (J) PHCE-4135 in 1994.

Various Artists - Newport In New York '72 - The Jam Sessions Vols. 3 & 4   Cobblestone CST 9026-2

Joe Newman, trumpet; Nat Adderley, trumpet, cornet; Tyree Glenn, trombone; Illinois Jacquet, Budd Johnson, tenor sax; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax; Jaki Byard, piano; Chubby Jackson, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Radio City Music Hall, NYC, July 6, 1972

25538Perdido
25539Misty
25540Now's The Time

** part of Newport In New York '72, Cobblestone CST 9032-6.

Elvin Jones - Mr. Jones   Blue Note BN-LA110-F   1973

Steve Grossman, tenor sax; Dave Liebman, tenor, soprano sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Jan Hammer, piano; Gene Perla, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Carlos "Patato" Valdes, congas; Frank Ippolito, percussion.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 12, 1972

9995New Breed
9996What's Up-That's It

Thad Jones, flugelhorn; Dave Liebman, tenor sax, flute; Steve Grossman, tenor, soprano sax; Jan Hammer, piano; Gene Perla, bass, electric bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Carlos "Patato" Valdes, congas; Albert Duffy, tympani; Frank Ippolito, percussion.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 13, 1972

9994Soultrane
9992One Native's Place
9993G.G. (as Gee Gee)

Elvin Jones - Live At The Lighthouse   Blue Note BN-LA015-G   1972

Steve Grossman, tenor, soprano sax; Dave Liebman, tenor, soprano sax, flute; Gene Perla, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

The Lighthouse, Hermosa Beach, CA, 1st set, September 9, 1972

Introduction: Bill Chappell / Announcer: Rick Holmes
New Breed
Sambra
My Ship
Happy Birthday Greeting

same personnel.

The Lighthouse, Hermosa Beach, CA, 2nd set, September 9, 1972

Fancy Free
Sweet Mama
The Children, Save The Children

Elvin Jones - Live At The Lighthouse Volume 2   Blue Note CDP 7 84448 2   1990

Steve Grossman, tenor, soprano sax; Dave Liebman, tenor, soprano sax, flute; Gene Perla, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

The Lighthouse, Hermosa Beach, CA, 1st set, September 9, 1972

Brite Piece

same personnel.

The Lighthouse, Hermosa Beach, CA, 2nd set, September 9, 1972

I'm A Fool To Want You

same personnel.

The Lighthouse, Hermosa Beach, CA, 3rd set, September 9, 1972

Children's Merry-Go-Round

Elvin Jones - Live At The Lighthouse Volume 1   Blue Note CDP 7 84447 2   1990

Steve Grossman, tenor, soprano sax; Dave Liebman, tenor, soprano sax, flute; Gene Perla, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

The Lighthouse, Hermosa Beach, CA, 1st set, September 9, 1972

Taurus People

same personnel.

The Lighthouse, Hermosa Beach, CA, 3rd set, September 9, 1972

Small One
For All Those Other Times / Announcement

Various Artists - Jazz Jamboree '72   Polskie Nagrania Muza (Polish) XL 0929   1972

Steve Grossman, tenor, soprano sax; Dave Liebman, tenor, soprano sax, flute; Gene Perla, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Jazz Jamboree 72, Warsaw, Poland, October 20, 1972

Yesterdays
Children's Merry-Go-Round

** also released on Polskie Nagrania Muza (Polish) SXL 0929.

1973

Billy Harper - Capra Black   Strata-East SES-19739   1973

Jimmy Owens, trumpet; Dick Griffin, Julian Priester, trombone; Billy Harper, sax; George Cables, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Billy Cobham, Warren Smith, drums; with special guest: Elvin Jones, drums; on Barbara Grant, Billy Harper, Laveda Johnson, Gene McDaniels, Pat Robinson, voice.

released 1973

Capra Black
Sir Galahad
New Breed
Soulfully, I Love You/Black Spiritual Of Love
Cry Of Hunger

1974

Elvin Jones - Mr. Thunder   East West (Swd) EWR 7501

Steve Grossman, tenor, soprano sax; Roland Prince, guitar; Milton Suggs, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Luis Agudo, pandeiro, cuica, agogo, berimbau, afuche; Sjunne Ferger, percussion.

Kumla, Sweden, September 29, 1974

Antiqua
Geneva
Three Card Molly
New Moon
My Romance
Basic Truth

1975

McCoy Tyner - Trident   Milestone M-9063   1975

McCoy Tyner, piano, celeste, harpsichord; Ron Carter, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, February 18 and 19, 1975

Celestial Chant
Once I Loved
Elvin (Sir) Jones
Land Of The Lonely
Impressions
Ruby, My Dear

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-720-2.

Various Artists - Jazz Na Koncertnom Podiju Vol. 1   Jugoton (Yugoslav) LSY 61323

Pat LaBarbera, tenor sax; Roland Prince, guitar; David Williams, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Ljubljana Jazz Festival, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia, June 15, 1975

Some Other Blues

Stan Getz Presents Jimmie Rowles - The Peacocks   Columbia PC 34873   1977

Stan Getz, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano, vocal; Buster Williams, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Beverly Getz, Jon Hendricks, Judy Hendricks, Michele Hendricks, vocal #5.

NYC, October, 1975

1.Lester Left Town
2.My Buddy
3.Rose Marie
4.This Is All I Ask
5.The Chess Players

Elvin Jones Is On The Mountain   PM Records PMR-005

Jan Hammer, piano, electric piano, synthesizer; Gene Perla, bass, electric bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Kent, NY, 1975

Thorn Of A White Rose
Namuh
On The Mountain
Smoke In The Sun
London Air
Destiny

Elvin Jones - New Agenda   Vanguard VSD-79362

Joe Farrell, soprano sax #5,7; Frank Foster, tenor, soprano sax #1,2,5; Azar Lawrence, tenor, soprano sax #3,4; Steve Grossman, tenor, soprano sax, flute; Kenny Barron, piano #1; Gene Perla, piano #5,7; Roland Prince, guitar; David Williams, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Frank Ippolito, percussion #1,2,4,5,7; Guilherme Franco, percussion #3,4; Candido, percussion #5,7.

NYC, 1975

1.Someone's Rocking My Jazz Boat
2.Naima
3.Haresah
4.Anti-Calypso
5.Stephanie
6.My Lover
7.Agenda

1976

Oregon, Elvin Jones - Together   Vanguard VSD-79377   1976

Paul McCandless, oboe, English horn, bass clarinet, flute; Ralph Towner, 12-string guitar, classical guitar, piano; Glen Moore, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Collin Walcott, tabla, congas.

Vanguard's Studio, NYC, January, 1976

Le Vin
Lucifer's Fall
Charango
Three Step Dance
Driven Omens
Teeth
Brujo

Art Pepper - The Trip   Contemporary S7638   1977

Art Pepper, alto sax; George Cables, piano; David Williams, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, September 15 and 16, 1976

The Trip
A Song For Richard
Sweet Love Of Mine
Junior Cat
The Summer Knows
Red Car

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-410 in 1989, OJCCD-410-2 in 1989.

Art Pepper - The Trip   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-410-2   1989

Art Pepper, alto sax; George Cables, piano; David Williams, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, September 15 and 16, 1976

The Trip (alternate take)

** originally released on Contemporary S7638 in 1977 + 1 bonus track.

Phineas Newborn Jr. - Back Home   Contemporary C-7648   1985

Phineas Newborn, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Contemporary Records, Los Angeles, CA, September 17-18, 1976

Sugar Ray
Ill Wind
Watch What Happens
No Moon At All
Back Home
On Green Dolphin Street
Pamela
Love For Sale

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-971-2 in 1998.

Elvin Jones, James Moody, Clark Terry, Bunky Green, Roland Prince - Summit Meeting   Vanguard VSD-79390   1977

Clark Terry, trumpet, flugelhorn; Bunky Green, alto sax; James Moody, tenor sax; Al Dailey, piano; Roland Prince, guitar; David Williams, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Angel Allende, percussion.

NYC, November 18, 1976

Tee Pee Music
Blues For Clark
Moody Magic
Summit Song
Jones

Elvin Jones - The Main Force   Vanguard VSD-79372

Pat LaBarbera, reeds; David Liebman, reeds #1,2; Steve Grossman, reeds #2-5; Frank Foster, reeds #3-5; Albert Dailey, keyboards; Ryo Kawasaki, guitar; David Williams, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Dave Johnson, percussion #1,2; Angel Allende, percussion #3-5.

1976

1.Salty Iron
2.Sweet Mama
3.Mini Modes
4.Philomene
5.Song Of Rejoicing After Returning From A Hunt

1977 (age 50)

Tommy Flanagan, George Mraz, Elvin Jones - Eclypso   Enja (G) 2088   1978

Tommy Flanagan, piano; George Mraz, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Sound Ideas Studios, NYC, February 4, 1977

Oleo
Denzil's Best
A Blue Time
Relaxin' At Camarillo
Cup Bearers
Eclypso
Confirmation

** also released on Enja (G) CD 2088-2; Inner City IC 3009 in 1977.

Tommy Flanagan - Confirmation   Enja (G) 4014

Tommy Flanagan, piano; George Mraz, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Sound Ideas Studios, NYC, February 4, 1977

Cup Bearers (alternate take)
Confirmation (alternate take)
Maybe September

Hadley Caliman - Celebration   Catalyst CAT-7624   1977

Hadley Caliman, tenor sax, flute; Hotep Cecil Barnard, piano; David Williams, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Sage & Sound, Los Angeles, CA, June 7, 1977

Presenting Mr. Jones
My Marie
Gala
Separation Blues
Schyleen
Lush Life
Two For T

Chico Freeman - Beyond The Rain   Contemporary S7640   1978

Chico Freeman, tenor sax, flute; Hilton Ruiz, piano; Junieeh Booth, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Jumma Santos, percussion.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, June 21, 22 and 23, 1977

Two Over One
Beyond The Rain
Excerpts
My One And Only Love
Pepe's Samba

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-479 in 1990, OJCCD-479-2 in 1990.

Ray Brown - Something For Lester   Contemporary S7641   1978

Cedar Walton, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, June 22, 23 and 24, 1977

Ojos De Rojo
Slippery
Something In Common
Love Walked In
Georgia On My Mind
Little Girl Blue
Sister Sadie

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-412 in 1989, OJCCD-412-2 in 1989.

Art Pepper - Thursday Night At The Village Vanguard   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-694-2   1992

Art Pepper, clarinet, alto, tenor sax; George Cables, piano; George Mraz, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Village Vanguard, NYC, First Set (First Show), July 28, 1977

Blues For Heard

** originally released on Contemporary LP 7642 in 1980 + 1 bonus track.

Art Pepper - Live At The Village Vanguard   Contemporary (J) GXH-3009/10/11   1980

Art Pepper, clarinet, alto, tenor sax; George Cables, piano; George Mraz, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Village Vanguard, NYC, First Set (First Show), July 28, 1977

But Beautiful
My Friend John

same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, Second Set (Second Show), July 28, 1977

Valse Triste

same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, Third Set (Third Show), July 28, 1977

The Trip
Blues For Les

same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, First Set (Fourth Show), July 29, 1977

You Go To My Head
Cherokee

same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, First Set (Seventh Show), July 30, 1977

Las Cuevas De Mario
Goodbye

same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, Third Set (Ninth Show), July 30, 1977

Caravan
Labyrinth

Art Pepper - The Complete Village Vanguard Sessions   Contemporary 9CCD-4417-2   1995

Art Pepper, clarinet, alto, tenor sax; George Cables, piano; George Mraz, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, First Set (First Show), July 28, 1977

Cherokee
Blues For Heard

same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, Second Set (Second Show), July 28, 1977

For Freddie
Live At The Vanguard
Caravan
Blues For Heard

same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, First Set (Fourth Show), July 29, 1977

Valse Triste
My Friend John
Blues For Heard

same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, Second Set (Fifth Show), July 29, 1977

count-off and Blues For Heard
Anthropology
For Freddie
Blues For Heard

same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, Third Set (Sixth Show), July 29, 1977

Las Cuevas De Mario
Stella By Starlight
Goodbye
Vanguard Max
Blues For Heard

same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, First Set (Seventh Show), July 30, 1977

count-off and Vanguard Max
Blues For Heard

same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, Second Set (Eighth Show), July 30, 1977

My Friend John
Cherokee
Blues For Heard

same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, Third Set (Ninth Show), July 30, 1977

count-off and For Freddie
More For Les
My Friend John

** same as Thursday Night At The Village Vanguard, Contemporary LP 7642 in 1980 + Friday Night At The Village Vanguard, LP 7643 in 1980 + Saturday Night At The Village Vanguard, LP 7644 in 1980 + More For Les: At The Village Vanguard Volume Four, C-7650 in 1985 + 30 bonus tracks.

Art Pepper - More For Les: At The Village Vanguard Volume Four   Contemporary C-7650   1985

Art Pepper, clarinet, alto, tenor sax; George Cables, piano; George Mraz, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, Third Set (Third Show), July 28, 1977

Over The Rainbow

same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, First Set (Fourth Show), July 29, 1977

No Limit

same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, Second Set (Fifth Show), July 29, 1977

These Foolish Things

same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, Second Set (Eighth Show), July 30, 1977

More For Les

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-697-2 in 1992.
** part of The Complete Village Vanguard Sessions, Contemporary 9CCD-4417-2 in 1995.

Art Pepper - More For Les: At The Village Vanguard Volume Four   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-697-2   1992

Art Pepper, clarinet, alto, tenor sax; George Cables, piano; George Mraz, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, First Set (First Show), July 28, 1977

Scrapple From The Apple

** originally released on Contemporary C-7650 in 1985 + 1 bonus track.

Art Pepper - Friday Night At The Village Vanguard   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-695-2   1992

Art Pepper, clarinet, alto, tenor sax; George Cables, piano; George Mraz, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, Third Set (Third Show), July 28, 1977

A Night In Tunisia

** originally released on Contemporary LP 7643 in 1980 + 1 bonus track.

Art Pepper - Saturday Night At The Village Vanguard   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-696-2   1992

Art Pepper, clarinet, alto, tenor sax; George Cables, piano; George Mraz, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, First Set (Seventh Show), July 30, 1977

For Freddie

** originally released on Contemporary LP 7644 in 1980 + 1 bonus track.

Elvin Jones - Time Capsule   Vanguard VSD-79389

Frank Wess, flute #1,2; Frank Foster, soprano sax #2; Bunky Green, alto sax; George Coleman, tenor sax #1,3-5; Kenny Barron, electric piano; Ryo Kawasaki, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass #1,2; Juney Booth, bass #3-5; Elvin Jones, drums; Angel Allende, percussion.

NYC, 1977

1.Frost Bite
2.Digital Display
3.Moondance
4.Time Capsule
5.Spacing

1978

The Elvin Jones Jazz Machine - Remembrance   MPS (G) 0068.203

Pat LaBarbera, Michael Stuart, alto, tenor, soprano sax; Roland Prince, guitar; Andy McCloud, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Stuttgart, West Germany, February 3, 4 and 5, 1978

Giraffe
Section 8
Little Lady
Familiar Ground
Kalima
Beatrice
Rememberance

** also released on MPS (G) 5C 064-60905; Pausa PR 7052.

Elvin Jones Music Machine Vol. 1   Mark Levinson (J) 70PJ-1

Frank Foster, tenor sax; Pat LaBarbera, tenor, soprano sax #1; Roland Prince, guitar; Andy McCloud, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

The Educational Center For The Arts, New Haven, CT, March 22, 23 and 24, 1978

1.Shi-Tsu-Mon
2.Like Someone In Love

** part of Elvin Jones Music Machine, Mark Levinson (J) 30PJ-8.

Elvin Jones Music Machine Vol. 2   Mark Levinson (J) 70PJ-2

Frank Foster, tenor sax #1; Pat LaBarbera, tenor, soprano sax; Roland Prince, guitar; Andy McCloud, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

The Educational Center For The Arts, New Haven, CT, March 22, 23 and 24, 1978

1.Dealin'
2.My One And Only Love

** part of Elvin Jones Music Machine, Mark Levinson (J) 30PJ-8.

Elvin Jones Jazz Machine - Live In Japan 1978   Trio (J) PAP-9111   1978

Pat Labarbera, tenor sax; Frank Foster, tenor, soprano sax; Roland Prince, guitar; Andy McCloud, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Yomiuri Hall, Tokyo, Japan, April 8 and 9, 1978

E.J. Blues
House That Love Built
A Love Supreme: Part 1 Acknowledgement / Part 2 Resolution

** part of Venus (J) TKCZ-79011 in 1993.

Elvin Jones Jazz Machine - Live In Japan Vol. 2   Trio (J) PAP-9200   1978

Frank Foster, tenor sax; Pat Labarbera, tenor, soprano sax; Roland Prince, guitar; Andy McCloud, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Yomiuri Hall, Tokyo, Japan, April 8 and 9, 1978

Keiko's Birthday March
Bessie's Blues
Antigua
E.J. Blues

** part of Elvin Jones Jazz Machine - Live In Japan 1978, Venus (J) TKCZ-79011 in 1993.

Elvin Jones And Frank Foster Meet Nobuo Hara And His Sharp And Flats - Giant Steps   King Records (J) SKA-3016

Shuzo Morikawa, Hitoshi Okano, Hiroshi Sanami, trumpet; Yoshitaka Hanasaka, Tomiya Haneo, Kenji Nishiyama, Yoshio Oikawa, Shunji Satoh, trombone; Frank Foster, soprano, tenor sax; Hajime Maekawa, Kazuo Suzuki, alto sax; Yosuke Tonoki, tenor sax; Nobuo Hara, tenor sax, leader; Nobuyuki Morikawa, baritone sax; Takeshi Kamachi, piano; Kazuhiko Kawakami, guitar; Jun-ichi Kobayashi, bass; Elvin Jones, Yoshiyuki Nakamura, drums.

Tokyo, Japan, April 19, 1978

Simone
Someone's Rocking My Jazz Boat
Giant Steps
Shi-Tsu-Mon

1979

Elvin Jones - Very R.A.R.E.   Trio (J) PAP-9173   1979

Art Pepper, sax #1,3,4,6; Roland Hanna, piano #1-4,6; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 13, 14 and 20, 1979

1.Sweet Mama
2.Passion Flower
3.Zange
4.Tin Tin Deo
5.Pitter Pat
6.The Witching Hour

** also released on Very Rare, Evidence ECD 22053-2 in 1993. and on Elvin Jones, Art Pepper - Very R.A.R.E., Venus (J) TKCZ-79030 in 1994.

1980

Tommy Flanagan, Red Mitchell, Elvin Jones - Super-Session   Enja (G) 3059   1980

Tommy Flanagan, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Sound Ideas Studios, NYC, February 4, 1980

Django
Minor Mishap (mistitled as Mino Perhaps)
Too Late Now
I Love You
Rachel's Rondo
Things Ain't What They Used To Be

** also released on Enja (G) CD 3059-2 in 1991; Inner City IC 3039 in 1980.

Elvin Jones Jazz Machine - Soul Train   Denon (J) YF-7004-ND   1980

Andrew White, tenor sax; Ari Brown, tenor, soprano sax; Marvin Horn, guitar; Andy McCloud, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Hitokuchizaka Studio, Tokyo, Japan, June 19, 1980

Doll Of The Bride
In A Sentimental Mood
Heavy Hit
Soul Train
George & Me

Elvin Jones - Heart To Heart   Denon (J) YF-7017-ND   1981

Tommy Flanagan, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August, 1980

Yesterdays
If I Were A Bell
Moon River
Warm Valley
Joash

** also released on Denon (J) COCB-53802 in 2009; Nippon Columbia (J) CORR-11260 in 2017.

1981

Pharoah Sanders - Rejoice   Theresa TR 112/113

Pharoah Sanders, tenor sax, bells; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Joe Bonner, piano; Art Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Babatunde Lea, a-go-go bells; B. Kazuko Ishida, voice.

NYC and San Francisco, CA, 1981

Rejoice

** also released on Evidence ECD 22020-2 in 1992.

1982

Elvin Jones - Earth Jones   Palo Alto Jazz PA 8016   1982

Terumasa Hino, cornet; Dave Liebman, soprano sax, flute; Kenny Kirkland, piano; George Mraz, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 10, 1982

Three Card Molly
Is Seeing Believing?
The Top Of The Middle
Earth Jones
Never Let Me Go
Day And Night

** also released on Quicksilver QSCD 4015 in 2003.

Various Artists - Mistletoe Magic   Palo Alto Jazz PA 8032

Terumasa Hino, cornet; David Liebman, soprano sax; Kenny Kirkland, piano; George Mraz, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

circa February, 1982???

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

Elvin Jones=McCoy Tyner Quintet - Love & Peace   Trio (J) PAP-25023   1982

Pharoah Sanders, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jean-Paul Bourelly, electric guitar; Richard Davis, contrabass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 13 and 14, 1982

Little Rock's Blues
Hip Jones
Korina
For Tomorrow
Sweet And Lovely
Origin

** also released on Elvin Jones McCoy Tyner Quintet - Reunited, BlackHawk BKH 521 in 1986, BKH 521 CD in 1986. and on Elvin Jones-McCoy Tyner Quintet - Love & Peace, Evidence ECD 22087-2 in 1994.

Elvin Jones - Brother John   Palo Alto Jazz PA 8039-N

Pat LaBarbera, tenor, soprano sax; Kenny Kirkland, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, October, 1982

Necessary Evil
October's Child
Harmonique
Whatever Possessed Me
Familiar Ground
Why Try To Change Me Now
Minor Blues
Brother John

Bennie Wallace - Big Jim's Tango   Enja (G) 4046

Bennie Wallace, tenor sax; David Holland, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Eurosound Studios, NYC, November 30, and December 1, 1982

Big Jim Does The Tango For You
My Heart Belongs To Daddy
Green And Yellow
Monroe County Moon
The Free Will

** also released on Enja (G) CD 4046-2.

1984

Elvin Jones - Live At The Village Vanguard Volume One   Landmark LCD-1534-2   1993

Frank Foster, Pat LaBarbera, tenor sax; Fumio Karashima, piano; Charles "Chip" Jackson, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Village Vanguard, NYC, July 1, 1984

It's Easy To Remember
Front Line
Tohryanse, Tohryanse
George And Me
A Love Supreme

1985

Elvin Jones Jazz Machine Live At Pit Inn   Polydor (J) 28MJ 3528

Sonny Fortune, tenor sax, flute; Pat LaBarbera, tenor, soprano sax; Fumio Karashima, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Shinjuku Pit Inn, Tokyo, Japan, August 1, 1985

George And Me
Shinjitsu
My One And Only Love
Zange

** also released on Polydor (J) J33P 20003.

Elvin Jones Jazz Machine Live At Pit Inn   Polydor (J) J33P 20003

Sonny Fortune, tenor sax, flute; Pat LaBarbera, tenor, soprano sax; Fumio Karashima, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Shinjuku Pit Inn, Tokyo, Japan, August 1, 1985

E.J. Blues

** originally released on Polydor (J) 28MJ 3528 + 1 bonus track.

1986

Lew Soloff - Yesterdays   Paddle Wheel (J) K28P-6448   1986

Lew Soloff, trumpet; Mike Stern, electric guitar; Charnett Moffett, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, September 15 and 16, 1986

Yesterdays
Barbara
Beautiful Mimi
All Blues
Thaddeus
Little Laura

** also released on Paddle Wheel (J) K32Y-6121 in 1986.

Lew Soloff - Yesterdays   Paddle Wheel (J) K32Y-6121   1986

Lew Soloff, trumpet; Mike Stern, electric guitar; Charnett Moffett, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, September 15 and 16, 1986

Antigua

** originally released on Paddle Wheel (J) K28P-6448 in 1986 + 1 bonus track.

1987 (age 60)

Lew Soloff - But Beautiful   Paddle Wheel (J) K28P-6468   1987

Lew Soloff, trumpet; Kenny Kirkland, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, June 29 and 30, 1987

Marilyn
Duty Blues (Blues For Kawa)
Speak Low
Raunchy Rita
Reincarnation Of A Love Bird
But Beautiful

** also released on Paddle Wheel (J) K32Y-6205 in 1987.

Lew Soloff - But Beautiful   Paddle Wheel (J) K32Y-6205   1987

Lew Soloff, trumpet; Kenny Kirkland, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

NYC, June 29 and 30, 1987

Stella By Starlight

** originally released on Paddle Wheel (J) K28P-6468 in 1987 + 1 bonus track.

Wynton Marsalis - Thick In The South: Soul Gestures In Southern Blue Vol. 1   Columbia C 47977   1991

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Marcus Roberts, piano; Bob Hurst, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

BMG Studios, NYC, June, 1987

Elveen
L.C. On The Cut

** also released on Columbia CK 47977 in 1991.

1988

Akira Ohmori Meets Elvin Jones - Trust In Blue   Denon (J) YF-7155-ND   1988

Akira Ohmori, alto sax; Fumio Itabashi, piano; Yoshio Suzuki, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Nippon Columbia The 2nd Studio, Tokyo, Japan, March 9, 10 and 23, 1988

Bloomdido
Mingus Mood
Trust In Blue
Just Friends
I Concentrate On You
You Don't Know What Love Is
A Part Of Me

** also released on Denon (J) 32CY-2431 in 1988.

Akira Ohmori Meets Elvin Jones - Trust In Blue   Denon (J) 32CY-2431   1988

Akira Ohmori, alto sax; Fumio Itabashi, piano; Yoshio Suzuki, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Nippon Columbia The 2nd Studio, Tokyo, Japan, March 9, 10 and 23, 1988

Saxology

** originally released on Denon (J) YF-7155-ND in 1988 + 1 bonus track.

1990

John Hicks, Cecil McBee, Elvin Jones - Power Trio   Novus 3115-2-N   1990

John Hicks, piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Soundtracks, NYC, May 10, 1990

Cousin Mary
After The Rain
"D" Bass-IC Blues
Duke's Place
Chelsea Bridge
After The Morning

Elvin Jones, Takehisa Tanaka - When I Was At Aso-Mountain   Enja (G) ENJ-7081 2   1993

Sonny Fortune, tenor sax, flute; Takehisa Tanaka, piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, December 10 and 11, 1990

Beautiful Love
I Was Too Young
You Don't Know What Love Is
My Dream Come True, To E.J.
Dream Gypsy
When I Was At Aso-Mountain
Soultrane
Stella By Starlight

Kenny Garrett - African Exchange Student   Atlantic 7567-82156-1   1990

Kenny Garrett, alto sax; Mulgrew Miller, piano #2,3; Ron Carter, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Rudy Bird, percussion #3.

RCA Studios, NYC, 1990

1.One World Through
2.Shaw
3.Lullaby Of Isfahan

** also released on Atlantic 7567-82156-2 in 1990.

Kenny Garrett - African Exchange Student   Atlantic 7567-82156-2   1990

Kenny Garrett, alto sax; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

RCA Studios, NYC, 1990

Your Country-Ness
Nostradamus

** originally released on Atlantic 7567-82156-1 in 1990 + 2 bonus tracks.

1991

The Elvin Jones Jazz Machine In Europe   Enja (G) ENJ-7009 2

Sonny Fortune, tenor sax, flute; Ravi Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; Willie Pickens, piano; Chip Jackson, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Jazz An Der Donau Festival, Vilshofen, Germany, June 23, 1991

Ray
Doll Of The Bride
Island Birdie

Sonny Sharrock - Ask The Ages   Axiom 422-848 957-2   1991

Pharoah Sanders, tenor, soprano sax; Sonny Sharrock, electric guitar; Charnett Moffett, acoustic bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Sorcerer Sound, NYC;
Greenpoint Studios, Brooklyn, NY, released August 6, 1991

Promises Kept
Who Does She Hope To Be?
Little Rock
As We Used To Sing
Many Mansions
Once Upon A Time

Javon Jackson Quartet - Me And Mr. Jones   Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1053 CD   1992?

Javon Jackson, tenor sax; James Williams, piano; Christian McBride, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, December 16, 1991

Me And Mr. Jones
The Masquerade Is Over
Theme For Penny
Opus One-Point-Five
A Certain Attitude
A Free Man?
Buzz-at

Various Artists - Vol Pour Sidney   Nato (F) 53001-2

Michel Doneda, soprano sax; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC?, 1991-1992

Egyptian Fantasy

1992

Elvin Jones - Youngblood   Enja (G) ENJ-7051 2   1992

Nicholas Payton, trumpet #1,2,5-8,10; Javon Jackson, tenor sax #1,2,5,6,8,10; Joshua Redman, tenor sax #1-3,5,6,8,10; George Mraz, bass #1-3,5-10; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 20 and 21, 1992

1.Not Yet
2.Have You Seen Elveen?
3.Angel Eyes
4.Ding-A-Ling-A-Ling
5.Lady Luck
6.The Biscuit Man
7.Body And Soul
8.Strange
9.My Romance
10.Youngblood

Stephen Scott - Aminah's Dream   Verve 314 517 996-2   1993

Stephen Scott, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; featuring Terell Stafford, trumpet #1,4,6,9; Jamal Haynes, trombone #1,4,6,9; Bob Stewart, tuba #1; Justin Robinson, alto sax #1,4,6,9; Don Braden, tenor sax #1,4,6,9.

BMG Studios, NYC, October 8 and 9, 1992

1.Aminah's Dream
2.Behind The Scene
3.Young Confusion
4.Positive Images (Mother, Father)
5.The Pit And The Pendulum
6.When God Create Woman
7.L'il Bro' ..Life Goes On
8.You Are Too Beautiful
9.Moontrane
10.In The Spur Of The Moment

Elvin Jones - Going Home   Enja (G) ENJ-7095 2   1993

Nicholas Payton, trumpet; Kent Jordan, flute, piccolo; Ravi Coltrane, soprano, tenor sax; Javon Jackson, tenor sax; Willie Pickens, piano; Brad Jones, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 15 and 16, 1992

The Shell Game
Going Home
Cross Purpose
You've Changed
Truth
East Of The Sun
In 3/4 Thee
April 8th

Elvin Jones Special Quartet Live At "Pit Inn", Tokyo, Japan   CBS/Sony (J) SRCS 7376

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Marcus Roberts, piano; Reginald Veal, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Shinjuku Pit Inn, Tokyo, Japan, December 4, 1992

A Love Supreme: Part I - Acknowledgement
A Love Supreme: Part II - Resolution
A Love Supreme: Part III - Pursuance
Dear Lord
Happy Birthday For "Yuka"
Blues To Veen

1993

Hank Jones - Upon Reflection: The Music Of Thad Jones   Verve 314 514 898-2   1993

Hank Jones, piano; George Mraz, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 25 and 26, 1993

Thad's Pad
Ah, Henry
The Summary
Little Rascal On A Rock
Upon Reflection
Lady Luck
Mean What You Say
Kids Are Pretty People
Ray-El
A Child Is Born

Elvin Jones - It Don't Mean A Thing...   Enja (G) ENJ-8066 2   1994

Nicholas Payton, trumpet; Delfeayo Marsalis, trombone; Sonny Fortune, tenor sax, flute; Willie Pickens, piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Kevin Mahogany, vocal.

Brooklyn, NY, October 18 and 19, 1993

Green Chimneys
A Lullaby Of Itsugo Village
It Don't Mean A Thing
Lush Life
Zenzo's Spirit
Medley: A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing / Ask Me Now
Bopsy
Fatima's Waltz
A Change Is Gonna Come

** also released on Enja (G) ENJ-8066 1 in 1994.

Robert Hurst Featuring: Kenny Kirkland And Elvin Jones - One For Namesake   DIW (J) DIW-617   1994

Kenny Kirkland, piano; Robert Hurst, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Ground Control Recording, Burbank, CA, November 18 and 19, 1993

Incognegro
Chillin' At The Sloat
Jill Of All Trades
Thad's Blue Plaid
Swing On Swole
In Your Own Sweet Way
Innuendo In Yo Window
One For Namesake
The Onliest
C-Ya
Jill's Groove

** also released on Columbia CK 66236 in 1994.

1995

Shirley Horn - The Main Ingredient   Verve 314 529 555-2

Roy Hargrove, flugelhorn; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Buck Hill, sax; Charles Ables, guitar, bass; Steve Novosel, bass; Billy Hart, Elvin Jones, Steve Williams, drums; Shirley Horn, vocal, piano.

Big Mo Recording, Washington, DC, May 15-18, 1995

Blues For Sarge
The Look Of Love
Keepin' Out Of Mischief Now
The Meaning Of The Blues
Here's Looking At You!
You Go To My Head
Fever
Come In From The Rain
Peel Me A Grape
All Or Nothing At All

The Greg Packham Group Featuring Elvin Jones - Into The Frying Pan   Packed Records PR92201   1998

Bob Griffin, flute; Dave Hromjak, alto sax; Martha Lind, B-3 organ, piano; Greg Packham, guitar; Perry Lind, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Carlos Izquierdo, congas, percussion.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 22-23, 1995

Frying Pan
Ginza Lady
Afternoon Reflection
The Pickup Blues
The Usual Suspects
Beware Of What You Want
Tuesday Night Groove

1997 (age 70)

Joe Lovano - Trio Fascination Edition One   Blue Note CDP 7243 8 33114 2 2   1998

Joe Lovano, tenor, soprano sax, straight alto sax, alto clarinet; Dave Holland, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Avatar Studios, NYC, September 16 and 17, 1997

New York Fascination
Sanctuary Park
Eternal Joy
Ghost Of A Chance
Studio Rivbea
Cymbalism
Impressionistic
Villa Paradiso
4 On The Floor
Days Of Yore

1998

Steve Griggs - Jones For Elvin Vol. 1   Hip City Music HC 101012   1999

Jay Thomas, trumpet; Steve Griggs, tenor, soprano sax; Milo Petersen, guitar; Phil Sparks, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Bear Creek Studios, Woodinville, WA, May 19-21, 1998

Jones For Elvin
You're The Berries
Healing
Flora
Sparks
In A Sentimental Mood
Milo's Mellifluous Milieu
Claudia
Jay's Maze

Steve Griggs - Jones For Elvin Vol. 2   Hip City Music HC 101022   2000

Jay Thomas, trumpet; Steve Griggs, tenor, soprano sax; Milo Petersen, guitar; Phil Sparks, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Bear Creek Studios, Woodinville, WA, May 19-21, 1998

Reunion Dues
The More I See You
Kavanah
Oscar's Oscillating Osculation
Zones For Elvin
Keiko's Kimochi
Chromatic Carioca

Dewey Redman, Cecil Taylor, Elvin Jones - Momentum Space   Verve 314 559 944-2   1999

Dewey Redman, tenor sax #1,3,5; Cecil Taylor, piano #1,4,5; Elvin Jones, drums.

Avatar Studios, NYC, August 4 and 5, 1998

1.Nine
2.Bekei
3.Spoonin'
4.It
5.Is

1999

Michael Brecker - Time Is Of The Essence   Verve 314 547 844-2   1999

Michael Brecker, tenor sax; Larry Goldings, organ; Pat Metheny, guitar; Elvin Jones, drums.

Avatar Studios, NYC and Right Track Recording, NYC, 1999

Arc Of The Pendulum
Timeline
Outrance

2000

Stefano Di Battista   Blue Note (F) 7243 5 29743 2 1   2000

Stefano Di Battista, alto, soprano sax; Jacky Terrasson, piano; Rosario Bonaccorso, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; featuring Flavio Boltro, trumpet #4,6,7.

released 2000

1.Elvin's Song
2.Johnny's Time
3.Nico's Dream
4.Your Romance
5.Little Red Ribbon
6.Adderley
7.Hall
8.Song For Flavia
9.Time For A Solo
10.Anastasia
11.Chicago 1987

** also released on Blue Note (F) 7243 5 29743 2 2 in 2000.

Stefano Di Battista   Blue Note (F) 7243 5 29743 2 2   2000

Stefano Di Battista, alto, soprano sax; Jacky Terrasson, piano; Rosario Bonaccorso, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

released 2000

Like A Turner
Solo

** originally released on Blue Note (F) 7243 5 29743 2 1 in 2000 + 2 bonus tracks.

2001

Bill Frisell With Dave Holland And Elvin Jones   Nonesuch 7559-79624-2   2001

Bill Frisell, electric, acoustic guitar, loops; Dave Holland, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Avatar Studios, NYC, 2001

Outlaws
Twenty Years
Coffaro's Theme
Blues Dream
Moon River
Tell Your Ma, Tell Your Pa
Strange Meeting
Convict 13
Again
Hard Times
Justice And Honor
Smilin' Jones

2002

The Great Jazz Trio - Autumn Leaves   Eighty-Eight's (J) VRCL 6008   2002

Hank Jones, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Avatar Studios, NYC, May 12 and 13, 2002

Autumn Leaves
Yesterdays
Rhythm-a-ning
Blue Bossa
Take The "A" Train
Summertime
Caravan
Six And Four
My Funny Valentine
Bye Bye Blackbird

** also released on Eighty-Eight's (J) VRGL 8808 in 2002, VRCL 18808 in 2005.

The Great Jazz Trio - Someday My Prince Will Come   Eighty-Eight's (J) VRCL 18815   2003

Hank Jones, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Avatar Studios, NYC, May 12 and 13, 2002

Caravan (alternate take)
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
Moose The Mooche
A Child Is Born
Satin Doll
Someday My Prince Will Come
The Shadow Of Your Smile
Long Ago And Far Away
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To

The Great Jazz Trio - Collaboration   Eighty-Eight's (J) VRCL 18819   2004

Hank Jones, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Avatar Studios, NYC, May 12 and 13, 2002

Rhythm-a-ning (alternate take)
Summertime (alternate take)
Satin Doll (alternate take)
Blue Bossa (alternate take)
Long Ago And Far Away (alternate take)
The Shadow Of Your Smile (alternate take)
Autumn Leaves (alternate take)
My Funny Valentine (alternate take)
Moose The Mooche (alternate take)

The Great Jazz Trio - Collaboration   Eighty-Eight's (J) VRJL 7019   2004

Hank Jones, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Avatar Studios, NYC, May 12 and 13, 2002

After The Session-Comments