Frank Morgan Discography

1955 (age 22)

Frank Morgan With Conte Candoli And Machito's Rhythm Section

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 TuneGene Norman Presents EP 9, Vol. 12, GNP 20, GNP 25; Vogue (E) EPV 1154; Jazz Selection (Swd) JS 4540
I'll Remember AprilGene Norman Presents EP 9, Vol. 12
Chooch-
Whippet-

* Gene Norman Presents Vol. 12; Vogue (E) LAE 12012, (F) LDM 30016; GNP Crescendo GNPS 9041, GNPD 9041   Frank Morgan
= Whippet WLP 704; Gene Norman Presents GNP 48   Conte Candoli, Wild Bill Davis, Frank Morgan And Machito's Rhythm Section - Afro-Cool
* Gene Norman Presents GNP 20   Various Artists - Be Our Guest!
* Gene Norman Presents GNP 25   Various Artists - Afro Drum Carnival
* Gene Norman Presents EP 9   Conte Candoli, Wild Bill Davis, Frank Morgan And Machito's Rhythm Section - Afro-Cool
* Vogue (E) EPV 1154   Various Artists - unknown title
* Jazz Selection (Swd) JS 4540   Various Artists - unknown title

Frank Morgan Septet

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 FlameGene Norman Presents Vol. 12
Neil's Blues-
The Champ-
The Nearness Of YouGene Norman Presents Vol. 12; Vogue (E) EPV 1154; Jazz Selection (Swd) JS 4540
Milt's TuneGene Norman Presents Vol. 12
Get Happy-

* Gene Norman Presents Vol. 12; Vogue (E) LAE 12012, (F) LDM 30016; GNP Crescendo GNPS 9041, GNPD 9041   Frank Morgan
= Whippet WLP 704; Gene Norman Presents GNP 48   Conte Candoli, Wild Bill Davis, Frank Morgan And Machito's Rhythm Section - Afro-Cool
* Vogue (E) EPV 1154   Various Artists - unknown title
* Jazz Selection (Swd) JS 4540   Various Artists - unknown title

1956

Frank Morgan Sextet

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 BluesGNP Crescendo GNPD 9041
Huh!-
Autumn Leaves-
Well, You Needn't-
B.T.-

* GNP Crescendo GNPD 9041   Frank Morgan

1985 (age 52)

Frank Morgan With The Cedar Walton Trio

Frank Morgan, alto sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Tony Dumas, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Monterey Sound Studio, Glendale, CA, June 12 & 13, 1985

Manha De CarnavalContemporary C-14013
Yes And No-
Easy Living-
The Rubber Man-
Third Street Blues-
Three Flowers-
Embraceable You-
Now's The Time-

* Contemporary C-14013; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-833-2   Frank Morgan With The Cedar Walton Trio - Easy Living

1986

Frank Morgan Quartet

Frank Morgan, alto sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, April 21 & 22, 1986

CeoraContemporary C-14021
Until It's Time For You To Go-
Perdido-
Ana Maria-
Lament-
Half Nelson-
Thank You BluesContemporary CCD-14021-2

* Contemporary C-14021, CCD-14021-2   Frank Morgan - Lament

Frank Morgan - George Cables Duo

Frank Morgan, alto sax; George Cables, piano.

Monterey Sound Studio, Glendale, CA, May 21 & 22, 1986

All The Things You AreContemporary C-14035
Virgo-
Blues For Rosalinda-
After You've Gone-
Helen's Song-
Love Dance-
Love Story-
I Told You So-
Blue In GreenContemporary CCD-14035-2

* Contemporary C-14035, CCD-14035-2   Frank Morgan, George Cables - Double Image

Frank Morgan Quintet

Johnny Coles, flugelhorn #1-4,6,7; Frank Morgan, alto sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Buster Williams, bass #1-4,6,7; Billy Higgins, drums #1-4,6,7.

"Village Vanguard", NYC, December 14 & 15, 1986

1.What Is This Thing Called LoveContemporary C-14026
2.Parker's Mood-
3.Well, You Needn't-
4.Little Melonae-
5.Come Sunday-
6.All The Things You Are-
7.A Night In TunisiaContemporary CCD-14026-2

* Contemporary C-14026, CCD-14026-2   Frank Morgan Quintet - Bebop Lives!

1987

Frank Morgan - Bud Shank Quintet

Frank Morgan, Bud Shank, alto sax; George Cables, piano; John Heard, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.

"Jazz Alley", Seattle, WA, March 26-28, 1987

SolarContemporary CCD-14064-2
Phantom's Progress-
Quiet Fire-
Emily-
What's New-
The Night Has A Thousand Eyes-

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

Frank Morgan And The McCoy Tyner Trio

Frank Morgan, alto sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Avery Sharpe, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.

Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, April 27-29, 1987

ChangesContemporary C-14039
How Deep Is The Ocean-
Emily-
Search For Peace-
Frank's Back-
All The Things You Are-
Theme From Love Story-
So WhatContemporary CCD-14039-2

* Contemporary C-14039, CCD-14039-2   Frank Morgan And The McCoy Tyner Trio - Major Changes

1988

Frank Morgan Quartet

Frank Morgan, alto sax; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Al Foster, drums.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, January 10 & 11, 1988

Yardbird SuiteContemporary C-14045
Night In Tunisia-
Billie's Bounce-
Star Eyes-
Scrapple From The Apple-
Skylark-
CherylContemporary CCD-14045-2; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1060-2

* Contemporary C-14045, CCD-14045-2; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1060-2   Frank Morgan Quartet - Yardbird Suite

Frank Morgan Allstars

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 GritsContemporary C-14052
Reflections-
Starting Over-
Black Narcissus-
Sonnymoon For Two-
O.K.-
CaravanContemporary CCD-14052-2; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1046-2

* Contemporary C-14052, CCD-14052-2; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1046-2   Frank Morgan Allstars - Reflections

1989

Frank Morgan

Frank Morgan, alto sax; George Cables, piano.

RCA Studio C, NYC, June 26 & 27, 1989

LullabyAntilles 91320-1

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-

* Antilles 91320-1, 91320-2   Frank Morgan - Mood Indigo

1990

Frank Morgan Quartet

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 StarAntilles 848 213-2
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-

* Antilles 848 213-2   Frank Morgan - A Lovesome Thing

1992

Frank Morgan Duo

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 BeautifulAntilles 314 512 570-2
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-

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

1993 (age 60)

Frank Morgan Quartet

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 DawnAntilles 314 518 979-2
Grooveyard-
Remembering-
Little Waltz-
It Might As Well Be Spring-
When Joanna Loved Me-
I Didn't Know About You-
Goodbye-

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

1995

Frank Morgan Quartet

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 YouTelarc CD-83374
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-

* Telarc CD-83374   Frank Morgan - Love, Lost And Found

1996

Frank Morgan With The Rodney Kendrick Trio

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.MilanoTelarc CD-83413
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-

* Telarc CD-83413   Frank Morgan - Bop!

2003 (age 70)

Frank Morgan Quartet

Frank Morgan, alto sax; George Cables, piano; Curtis Lundy, bass; Billy Hart, drums.

"Jazz Standard", NYC, November 28-30, 2003

Georgia On My MindHighNote HCD 7129
Cherokee-
Summertime-
All Blues-
I Mean You-
Round Midnight-
Equinox-
Impressions-

same session.

Polka Dots And MoonbeamsHighNote HCD 7143
Footprints-
Nefertiti-
Don't Get Around Much Anymore-
Old Folks-
Tune Up-
In A Sentimental Mood-
Helen's Song-
Bessie's Blues-

same session.

ConfirmationHighNote HCD 7164
On Green Dolphin Street-
Half Nelson-
Hot House-
Billie's Bounce-
It's Only A Paper Moon-

* HighNote HCD 7129   Frank Morgan - City Nights: Live At The Jazz Standard
* HighNote HCD 7143   Frank Morgan - Raising Standard: Live At The Jazz Standard, Vol. 2
* HighNote HCD 7164   Frank Morgan - A Night In The Life: Live At The Jazz Standard, Vol. 3

2005

Frank Morgan Quartet

Frank Morgan, alto sax; Ronnie Mathews, piano; Essiet Essiet, bass; Billy Hart, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 14, 2005

Walkin'HighNote HCD 7154
Monk's Mood-
I'll Be Around-
Love Story-
Solar-
Blue Monk-
Crazy He Calls Me-
Out Of Nowhere-

* HighNote HCD 7154   Frank Morgan - Reflections