Eric Kloss Catalog

1965 (age 16)

Introducing Eric Kloss  (Prestige PR 7442)

Eric Kloss, alto, tenor sax; Don Patterson, organ; Pat Martino, guitar; Billy James, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 1, 1965
Embraceable You
All Blues
That's The Way It Is
Close Your Eyes
'S 'Bout Time
Old Folks

1966

Eric Kloss - 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
I'm Glad There Is You

Eric Kloss - Grits And Gravy  (Prestige PR 7486)

Danny Bank, soprano sax, flute, percussion; Eric Kloss, tenor sax; Teddy Charles, vibes; Ronald Williams, piano; Billy Butler, guitar; Ronnie Boykins, bass; Robert J. Gregg, drums; Ed Bland, arranger.
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, tenor sax; Jaki Byard, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Alan Dawson, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 22, 1966
Milestones
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
You Don't Know What Love Is
Repeat
Gentle One

1967

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

Jimmy Owens, trumpet; Eric Kloss, alto, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Alan Dawson, drums.
NYC, July 14, 1967
The Chasin' Game
African Cookbook
Chittlins Con Carne
Comin' Home Baby
Walkin'
One For Marianne

Eric Kloss - Life Force  (Prestige PR 7535)

Jimmy Owens, trumpet, flugelhorn; Eric Kloss, tenor sax; Pat Martino, guitar; Ben Tucker, bass; Alan Dawson, drums.
NYC, September 18, 1967
You're Turning My Greans Around
My Heart Is In The Highlands
Life Force
Soul Daddy
St. Thomas
Nocturno

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

Jimmy Owens, trumpet, flugelhorn; Eric Kloss, tenor sax; Kenny Barron, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Alan Dawson, drums.
NYC, December 22, 1967
I Long To Belong To You
Get The Money Blooz
Gentle Is My Lover
Blues Up Tight
We're Goin' Up
Of Wine And You

1968

Eric Kloss - Sky Shadows  (Prestige PR 7594)

Eric Kloss, alto, tenor sax; Jaki Byard, piano; Pat Martino, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.
NYC, August 13, 1968
The Girl With The Fall In Her Hair
In A Country Soul Garden
I'll Give You Everything
Sky Shadows
January's Child

1969 (age 20)

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

Eric Kloss, alto sax; Booker Ervin, tenor sax; Jaki Byard, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Alan Dawson, drums.
NYC, January 2, 1969
Things Ain't What They Used To Be
So What
Summertime
When Two Lovers Touch
Sock It To Me Socrates

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

Eric Kloss, alto, tenor sax; Chick Corea, piano, electric piano; Dave Holland, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.
NYC, July 22, 1969
Lorastone
Children Of The Morning
Stone Groove
Cynara
The Kingdom Within
To Hear Is To See!

1970

Eric Kloss - Consciousness!  (Prestige PR 7793)

Eric Kloss, alto, tenor sax; Chick Corea, electric piano; Pat Martino, guitar; Dave Holland, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.
NYC, January 6, 1970
Outward Wisdom
Sunshine Superman
Kay
Consciousness!
Songs To Aging Children

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 issued 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 issued 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 & 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 & 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 & 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 & 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 & 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 & July 1, 1981
Song For Mr. "T"
Sharing
Wrapped In A Cloud
Soundtracks
Irish Fantasy (The Ballad Of Charlotte Magee)
Inner Sadness/Inner Strength