Frank Morgan Catalog

1955 (age 22)

Frank Morgan  (Gene Norman Presents Vol. 12)

Conte Candoli, trumpet; Frank Morgan, alto sax; Wild Bill Davis, organ; Robert Rodriguez, bass; Rafael Miranda, congas; Jose Mangual, bongos; Ubaldo Nieto, timbales.
Los Angeles, CA, January 29, 1955
Bernie's Tune
I'll Remember April
Chooch
Whippet
Conte Candoli, trumpet; Frank Morgan, alto sax; Wardell Gray, tenor sax; Carl Perkins, piano; Howard Roberts, guitar; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, March 31, 1955
My Old Flame
Neil's Blues
The Champ
The Nearness Of You
Milt's Tune
Get Happy
** also issued on Whippet WLP 704; Gene Norman Presents GNP 48 entitled "Conte Candoli, Wild Bill Davis, Frank Morgan And Machito's Rhythm Section - Afro-Cool". Vogue (E) LAE 12012, (F) LDM 30016; GNP Crescendo GNPS 9041, GNPD 9041.

Frank Morgan  (GNP Crescendo GNPD 9041)

Jack Sheldon, trumpet; James Clay, flute, tenor sax; Frank Morgan, alto sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jimmy Bond, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.
"Crescendo Club", Los Angeles, CA, August 11, 1956
Crescendo Blues
Huh!
Autumn Leaves
Well, You Needn't
B.T.
** reissue of Gene Norman Presents Vol. 12 + 5 bonus tracks.

1985 (age 52)

Frank Morgan With The Cedar Walton Trio - Easy Living  (Contemporary C-14013)

Frank Morgan, alto sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Tony Dumas, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
Monterey Sound Studio, Glendale, CA, June 12 & 13, 1985
Manha De Carnaval
Yes And No
Easy Living
The Rubber Man
Third Street Blues
Three Flowers
Embraceable You
Now's The Time
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-833-2.

1986

Frank Morgan - Lament  (Contemporary C-14021)

Frank Morgan, alto sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, April 21 & 22, 1986
Ceora
Until It's Time For You To Go
Perdido
Ana Maria
Lament
Half Nelson
** also issued on Contemporary CCD-14021-2.

Frank Morgan - Lament  (Contemporary CCD-14021-2)

Frank Morgan, alto sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.: same session.
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, April 21 & 22, 1986
Thank You Blues
** reissue of Contemporary C-14021 + 1 bonus track.

Frank Morgan, George Cables - Double Image  (Contemporary C-14035)

Frank Morgan, alto sax; George Cables, piano.
Monterey Sound Studio, Glendale, CA, May 21 & 22, 1986
All The Things You Are
Virgo
Blues For Rosalinda
After You've Gone
Helen's Song
Love Dance
Love Story
I Told You So
** also issued on Contemporary CCD-14035-2.

Frank Morgan, George Cables - Double Image  (Contemporary CCD-14035-2)

Frank Morgan, alto sax; George Cables, piano.: same session.
Monterey Sound Studio, Glendale, CA, May 21 & 22, 1986
Blue In Green
** reissue of Contemporary C-14035 + 1 bonus track.

Frank Morgan Quintet - Bebop Lives!  (Contemporary C-14026)

Johnny Coles, flugelhorn #1-4,6; Frank Morgan, alto sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Buster Williams, bass #1-4,6; Billy Higgins, drums #1-4,6.
"Village Vanguard", NYC, December 14 & 15, 1986
1.What Is This Thing Called Love
2.Parker's Mood
3.Well, You Needn't
4.Little Melonae
5.Come Sunday
6.All The Things You Are
** also issued on Contemporary CCD-14026-2.

Frank Morgan Quintet - Bebop Lives!  (Contemporary CCD-14026-2)

Johnny Coles, flugelhorn; Frank Morgan, alto sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
"Village Vanguard", NYC, December 14 & 15, 1986
A Night In Tunisia
** reissue of Contemporary C-14026 + 1 bonus track.

1987

Frank Morgan/Bud Shank Quintet - Quiet Fire  (Contemporary CCD-14064-2)

Frank Morgan, Bud Shank, alto sax; George Cables, piano; John Heard, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.
"Jazz Alley", Seattle, WA, March 26-28, 1987
Solar
Phantom's Progress
Quiet Fire
Emily
What's New
The Night Has A Thousand Eyes

Frank Morgan And The McCoy Tyner Trio - Major Changes  (Contemporary C-14039)

Frank Morgan, alto sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Avery Sharpe, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, April 27-29, 1987
Changes
How Deep Is The Ocean
Emily
Search For Peace
Frank's Back
All The Things You Are
Theme From Love Story
** also issued on Contemporary CCD-14039-2.

Frank Morgan And The McCoy Tyner Trio - Major Changes  (Contemporary CCD-14039-2)

Frank Morgan, alto sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Avery Sharpe, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.: same session.
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, April 27-29, 1987
So What
** reissue of Contemporary C-14039 + 1 bonus track.

1988

Frank Morgan Quartet - Yardbird Suite  (Contemporary C-14045)

Frank Morgan, alto sax; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Al Foster, drums.
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, January 10 & 11, 1988
Yardbird Suite
Night In Tunisia
Billie's Bounce
Star Eyes
Scrapple From The Apple
Skylark
** also issued on Contemporary CCD-14045-2; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1060-2.

Frank Morgan Quartet - Yardbird Suite  (Contemporary CCD-14045-2)

Frank Morgan, alto sax; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Al Foster, drums.: same session.
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, January 10 & 11, 1988
Cheryl
** reissue of Contemporary C-14045 + 1 bonus track.

Frank Morgan Allstars - Reflections  (Contemporary C-14052)

Frank Morgan, alto sax; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Al Foster, drums.
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, January 11 & 12, 1988
Old Bowl, New Grits
Reflections
Starting Over
Black Narcissus
Sonnymoon For Two
O.K.
** also issued on Contemporary CCD-14052-2; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1046-2.

Frank Morgan Allstars - Reflections  (Contemporary CCD-14052-2)

Frank Morgan, alto sax; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Al Foster, drums.: same session.
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, January 11 & 12, 1988
Caravan
** reissue of Contemporary C-14052 + 1 bonus track.

1989

Frank Morgan - Mood Indigo  (Antilles 91320-1)

Frank Morgan, alto sax; George Cables, piano.
RCA Studio C, NYC, June 26 & 27, 1989
Lullaby
Frank Morgan, alto sax; Ronnie Mathews, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Al Foster, drums.
This Love Of Mine
Frank Morgan, alto sax; George Cables, piano.
In The Sentimental Mood
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Frank Morgan, alto sax; Ronnie Mathews, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Al Foster, drums.
Bessie's Blues
Buster Williams, bass.
A Moment Alone
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Frank Morgan, alto sax; Ronnie Mathews, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Al Foster, drums.
Mood Indigo
Frank Morgan, alto sax; Ronnie Mathews, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Al Foster, drums.
Up Jumped Spring
Frank Morgan, alto sax; George Cables, piano.
Polka Dots And Moonbeams
Frank Morgan, alto sax; Buster Williams, bass; Al Foster, drums.
We Three Blues
Frank Morgan, alto sax; George Cables, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Al Foster, drums.
'Round Midnight
Frank Morgan, alto sax; George Cables, piano.
Lullaby
Frank Morgan, voice.
Gratitude
** also issued on Antilles 91320-2.

1990

Frank Morgan - A Lovesome Thing  (Antilles 848 213-2)

Frank Morgan, alto, soprano sax; George Cables, piano; David Williams, bass; Lewis Nash, drums; + Roy Hargrove, trumpet #2,4,5; Abbey Lincoln, vocals #3,7.
BMG Studios, NYC, September 5 & 6, 1990
1.When You Wish Upon A Star
2.Footprints
3.Ten Cents A Dance
4.Everything Happens To Me
5.Helen's Song
6.Pannonica
7.Wholey Earth
8.A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing
9.Lullaby

1992

Frank Morgan - You Must Believe In Spring  (Antilles 314 512 570-2)

Frank Morgan, alto sax; Kenny Barron, piano #1,2; Tommy Flanagan, piano #3,4; Barry Harris, piano #5-7; Roland Hanna, piano #8,9; Hank Jones, piano #10-12.
BMG Studios, NYC, March 10 & 11, 1992
1.But Beautiful
2.You've Changed
3.With Malice Towards None
4.Something Borrowed, Something Blue
5.I Should Care
6.Embraceable You
7.While The Gettin's Good Blues
8.My Heart Stood Still
9.Enigma
10.I Cover The Waterfront
11.You Must Believe In Spring
12.Come Sunday

1993 (age 60)

Frank Morgan - Listen To The Dawn  (Antilles 314 518 979-2)

Frank Morgan, alto sax; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Grady Tate, drums.
Sear Sound, NYC, April 19 & 20 & November 27, 1993
Listen To The Dawn
Grooveyard
Remembering
Little Waltz
It Might As Well Be Spring
When Joanna Loved Me
I Didn't Know About You
Goodbye

1995

Frank Morgan - Love, Lost And Found  (Telarc CD-83374)

Frank Morgan, alto sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
Conway Recording Studios, Studio A, Hollywood, CA, March 7-9, 1995
The Nearness Of You
Last Night When We Were Young
What Is This Thing Called Love
Skylark
Once I Loved
I Can't Get Started With You
It's Only A Paper Moon
My One And Only Love
Someday My Prince Will Come
All The Things You Are
Don't Blame Me

1996

Frank Morgan - Bop!  (Telarc CD-83413)

Frank Morgan, alto sax; Rodney Kendrick, piano; Curtis Lundy, bass; Leroy Williams, drums; + Ray Drummond, bass #8.
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, August 19-21, 1996
1.Milano
2.Well, You Needn't
3.K.C. Blues
4.A Night In Tunisia
5.Blue Monk
6.Half Nelson
7.Lover Man
8.52nd Street Theme

2003 (age 70)

Frank Morgan - City Nights - Live At The Jazz Standard  (HighNote HCD 7129)

Frank Morgan, alto sax; George Cables, piano; Curtis Lundy, bass; Billy Hart, drums.
"Jazz Standard", NYC, November 28-30, 2003
Georgia On My Mind
Cherokee
Summertime
All Blues
I Mean You
Round Midnight
Equinox
Impressions

Frank Morgan - Raising Standard - Live At The Jazz Standard, Vol. 2  (HighNote HCD 7143)

Frank Morgan, alto sax; George Cables, piano; Curtis Lundy, bass; Billy Hart, drums.: same session.
"Jazz Standard", NYC, November 28-30, 2003
Polka Dots And Moonbeams
Footprints
Nefertiti
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Old Folks
Tune Up
In A Sentimental Mood
Helen's Song
Bessie's Blues

Frank Morgan - A Night In The Life - Live At The Jazz Standard, Vol. 3  (HighNote HCD 7164)

Frank Morgan, alto sax; George Cables, piano; Curtis Lundy, bass; Billy Hart, drums.: same session.
"Jazz Standard", NYC, November 28-30, 2003
Confirmation
On Green Dolphin Street
Half Nelson
Hot House
Billie's Bounce
It's Only A Paper Moon

2005

Frank Morgan - Reflections  (HighNote HCD 7154)

Frank Morgan, alto sax; Ronnie Mathews, piano; Essiet Essiet, bass; Billy Hart, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 14, 2005
Walkin'
Monk's Mood
I'll Be Around
Love Story
Solar
Blue Monk
Crazy He Calls Me
Out Of Nowhere