Eric Reed Catalog

1990 (age 20)

Eric Reed - Soldier's Hymn: Dedicated To Art Blakey   Candid (E) CCD79511   1991

Eric Reed, piano; Dwayne Burno, bass; Gregory Hutchinson, drums.

NYC, November 7, 1990

Soldier's Hymn
The Greatest Thing In All My Life
Soft Winds
Things Hoped For
Coup De Cone
Walk With Me
Bee's Knee's
Miss Inferno
I Didn't Know What Time It Was / Sweet Lorraine / Mood Indigo
Soldier's Hymn (2nd version)


Eric Reed - It's All Right To Swing   MoJazz 374637006-2   1993

E. Dankworth, trumpet; Patrick Wessel Anderson III, alto sax; Eric Reed, piano, vocal; Rodney Whitaker, bass; Gregory Hutchinson, drums; Carolyn Johnson-White, vocal.

Signet Sound Studios, West Hollywood, CA, April 5 and 6, 1993

Wade In The Water
In A Lonely Place
You Don't Know What Love Is
Boo-Boo Strikes Again
Blues For Akmad
Third Degree
He Cares
Pineus Coneus
Come Sunday


Eric Reed - The Swing And I   MoJazz 314530468-2   1995

Eric Reed, piano; Ben Wolfe or Rodney Whitaker, bass; Greg Hutchinson, drums; Eddie Bailey, vocal; Denise Morgan, Beverly Taylor, Suzzane Williams, background vocal.

Signet Sound Studios, West Hollywood, CA, August 9-11, 1994

The Swing And I
The Gemini Suite: The First Man - "Scotty"
The Gemini Suite: The Second Man - "Frank Marshall"
The Gemini Suite: The Fourth Man - "Holden Caulfield"
Felix The Cat
Ahmad's Blues
A Spoonful Of Sugar
Listen Here
Uncle Lucius' Interlude
Old Flame
Healing Hand
Big Dogs
Let Us Go Into The House Of The Lord
Praise #1


Robert Hurst, Jeff Hamilton, Ralph Moore, Eric Reed - West Coast Jazz Summit   Mons Records (G) 773   1996

Ralph Moore, tenor sax; Eric Reed, piano; Robert Hurst, bass; Jeff Hamilton, drums.

O'Henry Sound Studios, Burbank, CA, October 29, 1995

Pick Yourself Up
It's Only A Paper Moon
What'll I Do
Old Folks
Golden Earrings
Poor Butterfly
I Should Care
Speak Low


Eric Reed - Musicale   Impulse! IMPD-196   1996

Wycliffe Gordon, trombone #5; Eric Reed, piano; Ben Wolfe, bass; Gregory Hutchinson, drums.

The Power Station, NYC or Sound On Sound, NYC, March 10, 1996

1.Longhair's Rumba
2.Frog's Legs
3.Scandal I
4.A Love Divine
5.Baby Sis
7.No Sadness, No Pain

Nicholas Payton, trumpet #1-4,6,7; Wessell Anderson, alto sax; Eric Reed, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Karriem Riggins, drums.

The Power Station, NYC or Sound On Sound, NYC, April 19, 1996

1.Black, An In Buhaina
2.Cosa Nostra (Our Thing)
3.Pete And Repeat
4.Scandal II
5.Upper West Side
6.Scandal III
7.Blues To Come


Eric Reed - Pure Imagination   Impulse! IMPD-244   1998

Eric Reed, piano; Reginald Veal, bass; Gregory Hutchinson, drums.

Schnee Studio, North Hollywood, CA, July 28 and 29, 1997

Hello, Young Lovers
Pure Imagination
42nd Street
Send In The Clowns
My Man's Gone Now / Gone, Gone, Gone
Nice Work If You Can Get It
You'll Never Walk Alone
I Got Rhythm
Finale ("Last Trip")


Eric Reed - Manhattan Melodies   Verve IMPD-294   1999

Eric Reed, piano; Reginald Veal, bass; Gregory Hutchinson, drums; Renato Thoms, percussion; Dianne Reeves, vocal.

Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, December 15, 16, 22 and 23, 1998

The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)
Manhattan Melodies
Harlemania: Drop Me Off In Harlem / Harlem Nocturne / Take The "A" Train
New York City Blues (aka Doc's Blues)
Letter To Betty Carter
Blues Five Spot
Puttin' On The Ritz
Englishman In New York
NYC Medley: Autumn In New York / Skating In Central Park / Central Park West
Theme From New York, New York

2000 (age 30)

Eric Reed The Quintet - E-Bop   Savant SCD 2051   2003

Marcus Printup, trumpet; Walter Blanding Jr., tenor sax; Eric Reed, piano; Rodney Whitaker, bass; Rodney Green, drums.

Avatar Studios, NYC, October 15 and 16, 2000

Ain't Nothing Wrong With That
Bouncin' With Boo Boo
Little Girls
La Berthe
Perugian Rain
Roller Coaster
Evidence / Think Of One

Eric Reed - Happiness   Nagel Heyer (G) NHCD 2010   2001

Marcus Printup, Michael Rodriquez, trumpet; Wycliffe Gordon, Dion Tucker, trombone; Walter Blanding Jr., clarinet; Wayne Escoffery, soprano, tenor sax; Wessel Anderson, Julius Tolentino, alto sax; Eric Reed, piano; Barak Mori, bass; Rodney Green, drums; Renato Thoms, percussion.

Sound On Sound, NYC, December 20 and 21, 2000

Three Dances: Island Grind / Latin Bump / Boogie Down
Say You Care
Suite Sisters: Fine & Brown
Suite Sisters: Crazy Red
Suite Sisters: Black Beauty
Mood Indigo
Romantic Rag
Devil In A Dress
Someone Else's Love


Wycliffe Gordon, Eric Reed - WE   Nagel Heyer (G) NHCD 2023   2002

Wycliffe Gordon, trombone; Eric Reed, piano.

Avatar Studios, NYC, October 29, 2001

The Lord's Prayer
Paris Blues
This Rhythm On My Mind
Embraceable You
Precious Lord, Take My Hand
Toast My Bread
He Looked Beyond My Fault (Danny Boy)
He Cares

Eric Reed - Mercy And Grace   Nagel Heyer (G) NHCD 2030   2003

Eric Reed, piano.

Avatar Studios, NYC, October 29, 2001

Jesus Loves Me
Down By The Riverside
I Love You Lord
I Know It Was The Blood
Near The Cross / Revive Us Again / There Is Power In The Blood
Come Thou Almighty King
Gotta Travel On
Mercy And Grace
Pass Me Not, O Gentle Savior
Come Sunday
Wade In The Water
Just As I Am / Have Thine Own Way / Trust And Obey / Near The Cross / What A Friend We Have In Jesus


Eric Reed - From My Heart   Savant SCD 2042   2002

Eric Reed, piano; Dwayne Burno, bass; Cecil Brooks III, drums.

Tedesco Studios, Paramus, NJ, July 16, 2002

I Should Care
Prelude In E Minor
I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
How Deep Is The Ocean
I'll Never Stop Loving You
Flamenco Sketches
'Round Midnight
I Fall In Love Too Easily

Eric Reed Trio - Cleopatra's Dream   M&I (J) MYCJ-30211   2003

Eric Reed, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Al Foster, drums.

NYC, December 21, 2002

Teddy's Tune
Tea For Two
Lush Life
Waltz For Debby
'Round Midnight
I Loves You, Porgy
Cleopatra's Dream
Prelude To A Kiss
The Sorcerer

** also released on M&I (J) MYCJ-30611 in 2011.


Eric Reed - Merry Magic   MaxJazz MXJ302   2003

Steve Nelson, vibes; Eric Reed, piano, organ, vocal; Barak Mori, bass; Rodney Green, drums; Erin Bode, Paula West, vocal.

Clinton Recording Studio B, NYC, April 23 and 24, 2003

God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
Winter Wonderland
Angels In The Snow
Santa Baby
Lo, How A Rose E'er Blooming
The Christmas Song
Little Drummer Boy
Oh, Come All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles)
I Wonder As I Wander
What Are You Doing New Year's Eve
Christmas Blues
After The Holidays

Eric Reed Trio - Impressive & Romantic: The Great Composers We Love   M&I (J) MYCJ-30281   2004

Eric Reed, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Al Foster, drums.

Avatar Studios, NYC, December 22, 2003

Out Of The Past
I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
I Want To Be Happy
Can't Help Singing
Miles Ahead
Johnny Guitar
Loose Blooes
So In Love
Blues In The Night
Blah Blah Blah
It's Easy To Remember

** also released on M&I (J) MYCJ-30637 in 2013.


Eric Reed Trio - Blue Trane   M&I (J) MYCJ-30321   2005

Eric Reed, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Al Foster, drums.

Avatar Studios, NYC, December 11, 2004

Blue Trane
Polka Dots And Moonbeams
You're Sensational
Cool Struttin'
Waltz For Zweetie
I Remember Clifford
Blue Silver
You Go To My Head
Maiden Voyage


Eric Reed - Here   MaxJazz MXJ216   2006

Eric Reed, piano; Rodney Whitaker, bass; Willie Jones III, drums.

Sound On Sound, NYC, July 3 and 4, 2005

I.C.H.N. (For Herbie Nichols)
Wish (For My Father)
It's Easy To Remember
I Got Nothin'
Is That...?

Eric Reed Trio - Blue Monk   M&I (J) MYCJ-30386   2006

Eric Reed, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Carl Allen, drums.

Avatar Studios, NYC, December 9, 2005

Blue Monk
Am I Blue
Blue Daniel
Blue Rose
Born To Be Blue
Black And Blue
Very Bear Blue
Wild Man Blues
Blue And Green
Blue Chopsticks
Light Blue


Wycliffe Gordon & Eric Reed - WE 2   WJ3 Records WJ31006   2007

Wycliffe Gordon, trombone; Eric Reed, piano.

Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, August 29, and November 27, 2006

Five Spot After Dark
My Ship
Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child
Lift Every Voice And Sing / Total Praise
Monk's Mood / Think Of One
Have Thine Own Way, Lord
Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans
Nancy (With The Laughing Face)
Feeling Of Jazz


Eric Reed - Stand!   WJ3 Records WJ31007   2009

Eric Reed, piano; Rodney Whitaker, bass; Willie Jones III, drums.

Avatar Studios, Studio B, NYC, June 10, 2008

Pursuit Of Peace
Git'cha Shout On
You Are There
New Morning
Adoracao (Adoration)
Like A Thief In The Night
A Love Divine
Everything That Has Breath


Eric Reed & Cyrus Chestnut - Plenty Swing, Plenty Soul   Savant SCD 2104   2010

Cyrus Chestnut, Eric Reed, piano; Dezron Douglas, bass; Willie Jones III, drums.

Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, Jazz At Lincoln Center, NYC, March 7, 2009

I'll Remember April
All The Things You Are
Two Bass Hit
Lift Ev'ry Voice And Sing
It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing
Plenty Swing, Plenty Soul

Eric Reed - The Dancing Monk   Savant SCD 2108   2011

Eric Reed, piano; Ben Wolfe, bass; McClenty Hunter, drums.

Manhattan Beach Recording, NYC, December 16, 2009

Ask Me Now
Light Blue
Ruby, My Dear
Ugly Beauty
The Dancing Monk
'Round Midnight
Blue Monk

Eric Reed - Something Beautiful   WJ3 Records WJ31009   2011

Eric Reed, piano; Reuben Rodgers, bass; Rodney Green, drums.

Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, December 22, 2009

Sun Out
In Your Own Sweet Way
Black Tables
How Deep Is The Ocean
I Still Believe In You
Lift Up Your Hands To The Lord
Mad About The Boy
Something Beautiful
If I Knew You

2011 (age 41)

Eric Reed - The Baddest Monk   Savant SCD 2118   2012

Etienne Charles, trumpet; Seamus Blake, tenor sax; Eric Reed, piano; Matt Clohesy, bass; Henry Cole, drums; Jose James, vocal #5.

Dubway Studios, NYC, December 5, 2011

3.Green Chimneys
4.Monk's Mood
5.'Round Midnight
7.Monk Beurre Rouge
8.Bright Mississippi
9.The Baddest Monk


Eric Reed - Reflections Of A Grateful Heart   WJ3 Records WJ31015   2013

Eric Reed, piano.

Dubway Studios, NYC, January 23, 2012

I Love The Lord
In Case You've Forgotten
Psalm 8
'Tis So Sweet
New Morning
This Day
God Cares
I Love You Lord Today / We Praise You Lord


Eric Reed - Groovewise   Smoke Sessions Records SSR-1410   2014

Seamus Blake, tenor, soprano sax #1-3,5-10; Eric Reed, piano; Ben Williams, bass; Gregory Hutchinson, drums.

Smoke Jazz Club, Broadway, NY, September 6 and 7, 2013

1.Powerful Paul Robeson
2.Until The Last Cat Has Swung
3.Manhattan Melodies
4.The Gentle Giant
6.The Shade Of The Cedar Tree
8.Una Mujer Elegante
9.Groovewise (intro)

Eric Reed - The Adventurous Monk   Savant SCD 2132   2014

Seamus Blake, tenor sax #1,2,7; Eric Reed, piano; Ben Williams, bass; Gregory Hutchinson, drums; Charenee Wade, vocal #9.

The Agnes Varis And Karl Leichtman Studio, Jazz At Lincoln Center, NYC, September 10, 2013

5.'Round Midnight
7.Gallop's Gallop
9.Dear Ruby (Ruby, My Dear)
10.Ba-lue Bolivar Ba-lues-are


Eric Reed - A Light In Darkness   WJ3 Records WJ31020   2017

Tim Green, sax; Eric Reed, piano; Ben Williams, bass; McClenty Hunter, drums; Jamison Ross, vocal.

Avatar Studios, NYC, January 9, 2017;
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, June 30, 2017

The Way To Love
The Promised Land
Beauty For Ashes
Hope In View
Garden Of Sorrow


Eric Reed - Everybody Gets The Blues   Smoke Sessions Records SSR-1902   2019

Tim Green, alto, soprano sax; Eric Reed, piano, Fender Rhodes; Mike Gurrola, bass; McClenty Hunter, drums.

Sear Sound, Studio C, NYC, November 6, 2018

Everybody Gets The Blues
Cedar Waltzin' / Don't You Worry 'Bout A Thing
Martha's Prize
Yesterday / Yesterdays
Up Jumped Spring
Dear Bud
New Morning
Road Life