Frank Strozier Discography

1958 (age 21)

Frank Strozier Quartet

Frank Strozier, alto sax; and others.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, 1958?
17003 | JB329What A Difference A Day MadeMercury unissued
17004 | JB330Six Trey And Cottage-
17005 | JB331Linger Awhile-
17006 | JB332Last Night When We Were Young-
17007 | JB333In The Still Of The Night-
17008 | JB334Come Rain Or Come Shine-
17009 | JB335Just One Of Those Things-

1959

Frank Strozier Quintet

Booker Little, trumpet; Frank Strozier, alto sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, December 9, 1959
tk.8Lucka Duce (alternate take)Mosaic MD6-205
tk.10Lucka DuceVee-Jay (J) RJL-2640, (J) FHCY-1001, (J) FHCY-1020/21, NVJ2-903, (J) PVCP-8188; Mosaic MD6-205
tk.4A Starling's Theme (alternate take)Mosaic MD6-205
60-1454 tk.6A Starling's ThemeVee-Jay VJLP 3005
tk.15Runnin' (1st version) (as Run)Vee-Jay (J) FHCY-1020/21, NVJ2-903, (J) PVCP-8188; Mosaic MD6-205
tk.5TibbitVee-Jay (J) RJL-6025, (J) FHCY-1001, (J) FHCY-1020/21, NVJ2-903, (J) PVCP-8188; Mosaic MD6-205
tk.1Just In Time (studio chatter)Vee-Jay (J) 22YB-2009, (J) 32YD-1009, (J) FHCY-1020/21; Mosaic MD6-205
tk.2Just In Time (alternate take)-
tk.3Just In TimeVee-Jay (J) RJL-6025, NVJ2-903, (J) PVCP-8188; Mosaic MD6-205
60-1453 tk.2W.K. BluesVee-Jay VJ 362, VJLP 3005
* Vee-Jay (J) RJL-2640   Various Artists - Alternate Sessions At The Early '60s
* Vee-Jay VJLP 3005, VJSR 3005, (J) 22YB-2009, (J) 32YD-1009, (J) FHCY-1020/21, (J) PVCP-8188   Fantastic Frank Strozier
= Affinity (E) AFF 49   Frank Strozier, Booker Little - Waltz Of The Demons
= Vee-Jay NVJ2-903   Fantastic Frank Strozier-Plus
= Mosaic MD6-205   The Complete Vee Jay Paul Chambers - Wynton Kelly Sessions 1959-61
* Vee-Jay (J) RJL-6025   Wynton Kelly - Kelly's Memories
* Vee-Jay (J) FHCY-1001   Wynton Kelly - Alternate Takes Of Fantastic And The Others
* Vee-Jay VJ 362   Frank Strozier - W.K. Blues / Runnin'

1960

Frank Strozier Quintet

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)Vee-Jay (J) FHCY-1001, (J) FHCY-1020/21; Mosaic MD6-205
60-1455 tk.6I Don't KnowVee-Jay VJLP 3005
tk.4Runnin' (alternate take)Vee-Jay (J) FHCY-1001, (J) FHCY-1020/21; Mosaic MD6-205
60-1457 tk.7Runnin'Vee-Jay VJ 362, VJLP 3005
tk.1Waltz Of The Demons (alternate take)Vee-Jay (J) FHCY-1001, (J) FHCY-1020/21; Mosaic MD6-205
60-1456 tk.3Waltz Of The DemonsVee-Jay VJLP 3005
tk.3Off Shore (alternate take)Vee-Jay (J) FHCY-1001, (J) FHCY-1020/21, NVJ2-903, (J) PVCP-8188; Mosaic MD6-205
60-1458 tk.5Off ShoreVee-Jay VJLP 3005
* Vee-Jay VJLP 3005, VJSR 3005, (J) 22YB-2009, (J) 32YD-1009, (J) FHCY-1020/21, (J) PVCP-8188   Fantastic Frank Strozier
= Affinity (E) AFF 49   Frank Strozier, Booker Little - Waltz Of The Demons
= Vee-Jay NVJ2-903   Fantastic Frank Strozier-Plus
= Mosaic MD6-205   The Complete Vee Jay Paul Chambers - Wynton Kelly Sessions 1959-61
* Vee-Jay (J) FHCY-1001   Wynton Kelly - Alternate Takes Of Fantastic And The Others
* Vee-Jay VJ 362   Frank Strozier - W.K. Blues / Runnin'

Frank Strozier Quartet

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 OutVee-Jay (J) UXP-87-JY
60-1655Nice N' Easy-
60-1656Nice N' Easy (short version)Vee-Jay NVJ2-911
60-1657Cloudy And CoolVee-Jay (J) UXP-87-JY
60-1659She-
60-1660Chris-
60-1661No More-
60-1662Stairway To The Stars-
tk.2Day In-Day OutVee-Jay NVJ2-911
tk.3Nice N' Easy-
tk.1Cloudy And Cool-
60-1658 tk.1Cloudy And Cool (short version)-
tk.3She-
tk.4Chris-
tk.11No More-
* Vee-Jay (J) UXP-87-JY   Here's Frank Strozier
= Vee-Jay NVJ2-911   The Unreleased Frank Strozier - Cool, Calm And Collected

1961

Frank Strozier Sextet

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 NightJazzland J-45716, JLP 56
2.How Little We KnowJazzland JLP 56
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-
* Jazzland JLP 56, JLP 956; Milestone MCD-47095-2   Frank Strozier Sextet And Quartet - Long Night
* Jazzland J-45716   Frank Strozier - Long Night / March Of The Siamese Children

1962

Frank Strozier Quartet

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 ChildrenJazzland J-45716, JLP 70
Extension 27Jazzland JLP 70
Something I Dreamed Last Night-
Don't Follow The Crowd-
Our Waltz-
Will I Forget?-
Lap-
Hey, Lee!-
* Jazzland JLP 70, JLP 970   Frank Strozier Quartet - March Of The Siamese Children
= Milestone MCD-47095-2   Frank Strozier Sextet And Quartet - Long Night
* Jazzland J-45716   Frank Strozier - Long Night / March Of The Siamese Children

1976 (age 39)

Frank Strozier Sextet

Danny Moore, flugelhorn; Howard Johnson, tuba; Frank Strozier, alto sax, flute; Harold Mabern, piano; Lisle Atkinson, bass; Michael Carvin, drums.
November 10, 1976
Remember MeSteepleChase (D) SCS-1066
Kram Samba-
Neicy-
Side Street-
For Our Elders-
Get Out Of Town-
Hit It-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS-1066, SCCD-31066   Frank Strozier Sextet - Remember Me

Frank Strozier And The Rhythm Machine

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 YouTrident TRS-502
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-
* Trident TRS-502   Frank Strozier And The Rhythm Machine - Dance Dance

1977 (age 40)

Frank Strozier Quintet

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' OnSteepleChase (D) SCD-17001
The Chief-
Chelsea Drugs-
Ollie-
Psalm For John Coltrane-
What's Goin' On (alternate take)SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31420
The Chief (alternate take)-
Chelsea Drugs (alternate take)-
Ollie (alternate take)-
Psalm For John Coltrane (alternate take)-
* SteepleChase (D) SCD-17001, SCCD-31420   Frank Strozier Quintet - What's Goin' On