Eric Kloss Catalog

1965 (age 16)

Introducing Eric Kloss With Don Patterson  (Prestige PR 7442)

Eric Kloss, tenor, alto sax; Don Patterson, organ; Pat Martino, guitar; Billy James, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 1, 1965

Close Your Eyes
Old Folks
'S 'Bout Time
That's The Way It Is
All Blues
Embraceable You

** also released on Prestige PRST 7442.

1966

Eric Kloss With Don Patterson & Groove Holmes - Love And All That Jazz  (Prestige PR 7469)

Eric Kloss, alto, tenor sax; Richard "Groove" Holmes, organ; Gene Edwards, guitar; Grady Tate, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 14, 1966

The Shadow Of Your Smile
Gemini

Eric Kloss, alto, tenor sax; Don Patterson, organ; Vinnie Corrao, guitar; Billy James, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 11, 1966

You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
Just For Fun-k
No Blues
Love For Sale
I'm Glad There Is You

** also released on Prestige PRST 7469.

Eric Kloss - Grits & Gravy  (Prestige PR 7486)

Eric Kloss, alto sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax, flute, misc. percussion; Teddy Charles, vibes; Al Williams, piano; Billy Butler, guitar; Ronnie Boykins, bass; Robert Gregg, drums; female vocal group.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 21, 1966

A Day In The Life Of A Fool
A Slow Hot Wind
Grits And Gravy

Eric Kloss, alto sax; Jaki Byard, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Alan Dawson, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 22, 1966

Repeat
Gentle One
Softly As In A Morning Sunrise
You Don't Know What Love Is
Milestones

** also released on Prestige PRST 7486.

1967

Eric Kloss - First Class Kloss!  (Prestige PRST 7520)

Jimmy Owens, trumpet, flugelhorn; Eric Kloss, alto, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Alan Dawson, drums.

NYC, July 14, 1967

Comin' Home Baby
The Chasin' Game
One For Marianne
Chittlins Con Carne
Walkin'
African Cookbook

Eric Kloss - Life Force  (Prestige PRST 7535)

Jimmy Owens, trumpet, flugelhorn; Eric Kloss, alto, tenor sax; Pat Martino, guitar; Ben Tucker, bass; Alan Dawson, drums.

NYC, September 18, 1967

Soul Daddy
You're Turning My Dreams Around
Life Force
Nocturno
St. Thomas
My Heart Is In The Highlands

Eric Kloss - We're Goin' Up  (Prestige PRST 7565)

Jimmy Owens, trumpet, flugelhorn; Eric Kloss, alto sax; Kenny Barron, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Alan Dawson, drums.

NYC, December 22, 1967

Get The Money Bluze
I Long To Belong To You
Gentle Is My Lover
We're Goin' Up
Of Wine And You
Blues Up Tight

1968

Eric Kloss - Sky Shadows  (Prestige PRST 7594)

Eric Kloss, alto, tenor sax; Jaki Byard, piano; Pat Martino, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.

NYC, August 13, 1968

In A Country Soul Garden
Sky Shadows
The Girl With The Fall In Her Hair
I'll Give You Everything
January's Child

1969 (age 20)

Eric Kloss - In The Land Of The Giants  (Prestige PRST 7627)

Eric Kloss, alto sax; Booker Ervin, tenor sax; Jaki Byard, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Alan Dawson, drums.

NYC, January 2, 1969

Summertime
So What
Sock It To Me Socrates
When Two Lovers Touch
Things Ain't What They Used To Be

Eric Kloss - To Hear Is To See!  (Prestige PRST 7689)

Eric Kloss, alto, tenor sax; Chick Corea, piano, electric piano; Dave Holland, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.

NYC, July 22, 1969

To Hear Is To See
The Kingdom Within
Stone Groove
Children Of The Morning
Cynara

1970

Eric Kloss - Consciousness!  (Prestige PRST 7793)

Eric Kloss, alto, tenor sax; Chick Corea, piano, electric piano; Pat Martino, 6 & 12-string guitar; Dave Holland, bass, electric bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.

NYC, January 6, 1970

Sunshine Superman
Kay
Outward Wisdom
Songs To Aging Children
Consciousness

1972

Eric Kloss - Doors  (Cobblestone CST 9006)

Eric Kloss, alto, tenor sax; Neal Creque, keyboards; Gene Taylor, bass, Fender bass; Ron Krasinski, drums, tambourine.

RCA Studios, NYC, January 1, 1972

Doors
Waves
Quasar
Sweatin' It
Love
Libra

** also released on Muse MR 5291.

Eric Kloss - One, Two, Free  (Muse MR 5019)

Eric Kloss, alto sax; Ron Thomas, electric piano, tambourine #4; Pat Martino, guitar; Dave Holland, bass, Fender bass #4; Ron Krasinski, drums.

August 28, 1972

1.One, Two, Free: One, Two, Free
2.One, Two, Free: Elegy
3.One, Two, Free: The Wizard
4.It's Too Late
5.Licea

** also released on 32 Jazz 32094.

1973

Eric Kloss - Essence  (Muse MR 5038)

Marvin "Hannibal" Peterson, trumpet; Eric Kloss, alto, tenor sax; Mickey Tucker, piano, electric piano; Buster Williams, bass; Ron Krasinski, drums; Sonny Morgan, misc. percussion #3.

December 14, 1973

1.Love Will Take You There
2.Affinity
3.Essence
4.Descent

1975

Eric Kloss - Bodies' Warmth  (Muse MR 5077)

Eric Kloss, alto, soprano sax; Barry Miles, piano, electric piano, synthesizer; Vic Juris, guitar; Harvie Swartz, electric bass; Terry Silverlight, drums.

Venture Sound, Somerville, NJ, June 24 and 25, 1975

Lady
Joni
Bodies' Warmth
Scarborough Fair
Mystique
Headin' Out

1976

Eric Kloss, Barry Miles - Together  (Muse MR 5112)

Eric Kloss, alto sax #1,2,5,6, tenor sax #3,4; Barry Miles, piano #1,3-5, electric piano #2,6, synthesizer #4.

CI Recording, NYC, July 19 and 20, 1976

1.Relay
2.The Wise Woman
3.Together
4.Song For A Mountain
5.The Goddess, The Gypsy & The Light
6.Opus De Mulier

1978

Eric Kloss - Now  (Muse MR 5147)

Eric Kloss, alto, tenor sax; Mike Nock, keyboards; Mike Richmond, bass; Jimmy Madison, drums; Efrain Toro, cowbell.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 4 and 5, 1978

We Are Together
Now
Morning Song
Hey, Hey, Whatta You Say
Autumn Blue
Booga Wooga Woman

1979 (age 30)

Eric Kloss - Celebration  (Muse MR 5196)

Eric Kloss, alto sax; Barry Miles, acoustic, electric piano, synthesizer; Kenny Karsh, guitar; Mike Richmond, electric, acoustic bass; Terry Silverlight, drums.

Dimensional Sound Studio, NYC, January 6 and 7, 1979

Celebration
The Force
Afterglow
Heavy Connections
The Samba Express
Blue Delhi

Eric Kloss - Sweet Connections  (Live At e.j.'s (Portuguese) JLR 103.501)

Eric Kloss, alto, tenor sax; Gil Goldstein, piano; Steve Tisher, bass #7-9; Terry Silverlight, drums #7-9.

"e.j.'s", Atlanta, GA, December 19 and 20, 1979

1.Sweet Connections
2.Wrapped In A Cloud
3.The Sands Of Time
4.Places In My Past
5.Irish Fantasy - The Ballad Of Charlotte McGhee
6.Love Is Here To Stay
7.Days Of Wine And Roses
8.Gil's Tune
9.The Seasons

1981

Eric Kloss, Gil Goldstein - Sharing  (OmniSound Jazz N-1044)

Eric Kloss, sax; Gil Goldstein, keyboards.

Mountain Sound, Stroudsburg, PA, June 30, and July 1, 1981

Song For Mr. "T"
Sharing
Wrapped In A Cloud
Soundtracks
Irish Fantasy (The Ballad Of Charlotte Magee)
Inner Sadness/Inner Strength