Eric Reed Catalog

1990 (age 20)

Eric Reed - Soldier's Hymn: Dedicated To Art Blakey  (Candid (E) CCD 79511)

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)

1993

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

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

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

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

1994

Eric Reed - The Swing And I  (MoJazz 314530468-2)

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

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
Ka-Boose
Frenzia
A Spoonful Of Sugar
Listen Here
Uncle Lucius' Interlude
Old Flame
Healing Hand
Evergreen
Big Dogs
Let Us Go Into The House Of The Lord
Acknowledgement
Praise #1

1995

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

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
Tequila
Poor Butterfly
I Should Care
Speak Low
Caravan

1996

Eric Reed - Musicale  (Impulse! IMPD-196)

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
6.Shug
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

1997

Eric Reed - Pure Imagination  (Impulse! IMPD-244)

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

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

Overture
Maria
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")

1998

Eric Reed - Manhattan Melodies  (Verve IMPD-294)

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

Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, December 15, 16, 22 & 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)

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

Avatar Studios, NYC, October 15 & 16, 2000

Ain't Nothing Wrong With That
Bouncin' With Boo Boo
E-Bop
Little Girls
Grew-vy
Ornate
La Berthe
Perugian Rain
Roller Coaster
Evidence / Think Of One

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

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 & 21, 2000

Happiness
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

2001

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

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
Cherokee
Precious Lord, Take My Hand
Lament
Toast My Bread
He Looked Beyond My Fault (Danny Boy)
He Cares

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

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
Amen

2002

Eric Reed - From My Heart  (Savant SCD 2042)

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

Tedesco Studios, Paramus, NJ, July 16, 2002

Yesterday
Goodbye
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)

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

NYC, December 21, 2002

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

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

2003

Eric Reed - Merry Magic  (MaxJazz MXJ302)

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

Clinton Recording Studio B, NYC, April 23 & 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)

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.

2004

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

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

Avatar Studios, NYC, December 11, 2004

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

2005

Eric Reed - Here  (MaxJazz MXJ216)

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

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

Stablemates
Kokomo
I.C.H.N. (For Herbie Nichols)
Hymn
Why?
26-2
Wish (For My Father)
It's Easy To Remember
I Got Nothin'
Is That...?
Ornate

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

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

2006

Wycliffe Gordon & Eric Reed - WE 2  (WJ3 Records WJ31006)

Wycliffe Gordon, trombone; Eric Reed, piano.

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

Five Spot After Dark
My Ship
Overjoyed
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)
They
Feeling Of Jazz

2008

Eric Reed - Stand!  (WJ3 Records WJ31007)

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

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

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

2009

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

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
Prayer
Plenty Swing, Plenty Soul

Eric Reed - The Dancing Monk  (Savant SCD 2108)

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

Manhattan Beach Recording, NYC, December 16, 2009

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

Eric Reed - Something Beautiful  (WJ3 Records WJ31009)

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
Citadel
Honesty
Something Beautiful
If I Knew You

2011 (age 41)

Eric Reed - The Baddest Monk  (Savant SCD 2118)

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

Dubway Studios, NYC, December 5, 2011

1.Rhythm-a-ning
2.Epistrophy
3.Green Chimneys
4.Monk's Mood
5.'Round Midnight
6.Evidence
7.Monk Beurre Rouge
8.Bright Mississippi
9.The Baddest Monk

2012

Eric Reed - Reflections Of A Grateful Heart  (WJ3 Records WJ31015)

Eric Reed, piano.

Dubway Studios, NYC, January 23, 2012

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

2013

Eric Reed - Groovewise  (Smoke Sessions Records SSR-1410)

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 & 7, 2013

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

Eric Reed - The Adventurous Monk  (Savant SCD 2132)

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

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

1.Thelonious
2.Work
3.Reflections
4.Evidence
5.'Round Midnight
6.Nutty
7.Gallop's Gallop
8.Pannonica
9.Dear Ruby (Ruby, My Dear)
10.Ba-Lues Bolivar Ba-Lues-Are

2017

Eric Reed - A Light In Darkness  (WJ3 Records WJ31020)

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

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

The Way To Love
Calvary
The Promised Land
Beauty For Ashes
Hope In View
Shine
Garden Of Sorrow
Yesterday-Yesterdays

2018

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

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
Naima
Martha's Prize
Yesterday / Yesterdays
Up Jumped Spring
Dear Bud
New Morning
Road Life