Frank Strozier Catalog

1959 (age 22)

The Complete Vee Jay Paul Chambers - Wynton Kelly Sessions 1959-61  (Mosaic MD6-205)

Booker Little, trumpet; Frank Strozier, alto sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.

Fine Sound, NYC, December 9, 1959

tk.8Lucka Duce (alternate take)
tk.4A Starling's Theme (alternate take)

** same as Vee-Jay VJLP 1014 entitled "Paul Chambers - Go" + VJLP 1016 entitled "Wynton Kelly - Kelly Great" + VJLP 3005 entitled "Fantastic Frank Strozier" + VJLP 3011 entitled "Wynton Kelly - Kelly At Midnight" + VJLP 3012 entitled "Paul Chambers - 1st Bassman" + VJLP 3022 entitled "Wynton Kelly!" + 39 bonus tracks.

Various Artists - Alternate Sessions At The Early '60s  (Vee-Jay (J) RJL-2640)

Booker Little, trumpet; Frank Strozier, alto sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.: same session.

Fine Sound, NYC, December 9, 1959

tk.10Lucka Duce

Fantastic Frank Strozier  (Vee-Jay VJLP 3005)

Booker Little, trumpet; Frank Strozier, alto sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.: same session.

Fine Sound, NYC, December 9, 1959

60-1454 tk.6A Starling's Theme
60-1453 tk.2W.K. Blues

same personnel.

Bell Sound Studios, Studio B, NYC, February 3, 1960

60-1455 tk.6I Don't Know
60-1457 tk.7Runnin'
60-1456 tk.3Waltz Of The Demons
60-1458 tk.5Off Shore

** also issued on Vee-Jay VJSR 3005, (J) 22YB-2009, (J) 32YD-1009, (J) FHCY-1020/21, (J) PVCP-8188. Affinity (E) AFF 49 as "Frank Strozier, Booker Little - Waltz Of The Demons". Vee-Jay NVJ2-903 as "Fantastic Frank Strozier-Plus".
** part of Mosaic MD6-205 as "The Complete Vee Jay Paul Chambers - Wynton Kelly Sessions 1959-61".

Fantastic Frank Strozier  (Vee-Jay (J) 22YB-2009)

Booker Little, trumpet; Frank Strozier, alto sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.: same personnel.

Fine Sound, NYC, December 9, 1959

tk.1Just In Time (studio chatter)
tk.2Just In Time (alternate take)

** reissue of Vee-Jay VJLP 3005 + 2 bonus tracks.

Fantastic Frank Strozier  (Vee-Jay (J) FHCY-1020/21)

Booker Little, trumpet; Frank Strozier, alto sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.: same session.

Fine Sound, NYC, December 9, 1959

tk.15Runnin' (1st version) (as Run)

** reissue of Vee-Jay VJLP 3005 + 9 bonus tracks.

Wynton Kelly - Kelly's Memories  (Vee-Jay (J) RJL-6025)

Booker Little, trumpet; Frank Strozier, alto sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.: same session.

Fine Sound, NYC, December 9, 1959

tk.5Tibbit
tk.3Just In Time

1960

Wynton Kelly - Alternate Takes Of Fantastic And The Others  (Vee-Jay (J) FHCY-1001)

Booker Little, trumpet; Frank Strozier, alto sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.

Bell Sound Studios, Studio B, NYC, February 3, 1960

tk.3I Don't Know (alternate take)
tk.4Runnin' (alternate take)
tk.1Waltz Of The Demons (alternate take)
tk.3Off Shore (alternate take)

Here's Frank Strozier  (Vee-Jay (J) UXP-87-JY)

Frank Strozier, alto sax; Billy Wallace, piano; Bill Lee, bass; Vernel Fournier, drums.

Universal Recording, Studio A, Chicago, IL, October 13, 1960

60-1654Day In-Day Out
60-1655Nice N' Easy
60-1657Cloudy And Cool
60-1659She
60-1660Chris
60-1661No More
60-1662Stairway To The Stars

** also issued on Vee-Jay NVJ2-911 as "The Unreleased Frank Strozier - Cool, Calm And Collected".

The Unreleased Frank Strozier - Cool, Calm And Collected  (Vee-Jay NVJ2-911)

Frank Strozier, alto sax; Billy Wallace, piano; Bill Lee, bass; Vernel Fournier, drums.: same session.

Universal Recording, Studio A, Chicago, IL, October 13, 1960

60-1656Nice N' Easy (short version)
tk.2Day In-Day Out
tk.3Nice N' Easy
tk.1Cloudy And Cool
60-1658 tk.1Cloudy And Cool (short version)
tk.3She
tk.4Chris
tk.11No More

** reissue of Vee-Jay (J) UXP-87-JY as "Here's Frank Strozier" + 8 bonus tracks.

1961

Frank Strozier Sextet And Quartet - Long Night  (Jazzland JLP 56)

Frank Strozier, alto sax, flute; George Coleman, tenor sax #1,3,6,8; Pat Patrick, baritone sax, flute #1,3,6,8; Chris Anderson, piano; Bill Lee, bass; Walter Perkins, drums.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, September 12, 1961

1.Long Night
2.How Little We Know
3.The Need For Love
4.The Man That Got Away
5.Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joe
6.The Crystal Ball
7.Pacemaker
8.Just Think It Over

** also issued on Jazzland JLP 956.
** part of Milestone MCD-47095-2.

1962

Frank Strozier Quartet - March Of The Siamese Children  (Jazzland JLP 70)

Frank Strozier, alto sax, flute; Harold Mabern, piano; Bill Lee, bass; Al Dreares, drums.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, March 28, 1962

March Of The Siamese Children
Extension 27
Something I Dreamed Last Night
Don't Follow The Crowd
Our Waltz
Will I Forget?
Lap
Hey, Lee!

** also issued on Jazzland JLP 970.
** part of Milestone MCD-47095-2 as "Frank Strozier Sextet And Quartet - Long Night".

1976 (age 39)

Frank Strozier Sextet - Remember Me  (SteepleChase (D) SCS 1066)

Danny Moore, flugelhorn; Howard Johnson, tuba; Frank Strozier, alto sax, flute; Harold Mabern, piano; Lisle Atkinson, bass; Michael Carvin, drums.

November 10, 1976

Remember Me
Kram Samba
Neicy
Side Street
For Our Elders
Get Out Of Town
Hit It

** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31066.

Frank Strozier And The Rhythm Machine - Dance Dance  (Trident TRS-502)

Frank Strozier, alto sax, flute; Warren Chiasson, vibes; Harold Mabern, piano; Lisle Atkinson, bass; Walter Bolden, drums; with Mark Strozier, piccolo, alto flute, flute #2,3,10.

Minot Sound, White Plains, NY, released 1976

1.I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
2.I Won't Last A Day Without You
3.Bajan Flavor
4.In The Still Of The Night
5.I'll Walk Alone
6.200 Years
7.Shine On Harvest Moon
8.Brazil
9.Unchained Melody
10.Charmaine

1977 (age 40)

Frank Strozier Quintet - What's Goin' On  (SteepleChase (D) SCD 17001)

Danny Moore, flugelhorn; Frank Strozier, alto sax, flute; Harold Mabern, piano; Stafford James, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.

Mediasound, NYC, November 5, 1977

What's Goin' On
The Chief
Chelsea Drugs
Ollie
Psalm For John Coltrane

** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31420.

Frank Strozier Quintet - What's Goin' On  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31420)

Danny Moore, flugelhorn; Frank Strozier, alto sax, flute; Harold Mabern, piano; Stafford James, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.: same session.

Mediasound, NYC, November 5, 1977

What's Goin' On (alternate take)
The Chief (alternate take)
Chelsea Drugs (alternate take)
Ollie (alternate take)
Psalm For John Coltrane (alternate take)

** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCD 17001 + 5 bonus tracks.