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 Studios, 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 422 848 213-2
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 422 848 213-2   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