Gabor Szabo Discography

1965 (age 29)

Gabor Szabo With Gary McFarland & Co.

Sadao Watanabe, flute; Gary McFarland, marimba; Sam Brown, Barry Galbraith, Gabor Szabo, guitar; Richard Davis, bass; Grady Tate, drums; Francisco Pozo, percussion.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November, 1965
90437Flea MarketImpulse! A-9105
90438Walk On ByImpulse! 45-244, A-9105, AS-9173, MCA-29065
90439If I FellImpulse! A-9105, AS-9204-2
90440Gypsy JamImpulse! A-9105
90441I'm All Smiles-
90444Gypsy '66Impulse! A-9105, AS-9204-2
Sadao Watanabe, flute; Gary McFarland, marimba; Barry Galbraith, Gabor Szabo, guitar; Al Stinson, bass; Grady Tate, drums; Willie Rodriguez, percussion.
90442YesterdayImpulse! 45-244, A-9105, AS-9173
90443The Echo Of LoveImpulse! A-9105
90445The Last One To Be Loved-
* Impulse! A-9105, AS-9105   Gabor Szabo With Gary McFarland & Co. - Gypsy '66
* Impulse! AS-9173   The Best Of Gabor Szabo
* Impulse! MCA-29065   Gabor Szabo - Memorabilia
* Impulse! AS-9204-2   Gabor Szabo - His Great Hits
* Impulse! 45-244   Gabor Szabo - Yesterday / Walk On By

1966 (age 30)

Gabor Szabo

Gabor Szabo, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums; Willie Bobo, Victor Pantoja, Latin percussion.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 6, 1966
90552Gypsy QueenImpulse! 45-248, A-9123, AS-9173, MCA-29065
90553My Foolish HeartImpulse! A-9123, AS-9204-2
90554CheetahImpulse! A-9123
90555It Was A Very Good Year-
90556Autumn Leaves / Speak To Me Of Love-
90557Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)Impulse! 45-248, A-9123
90558YearningImpulse! A-9123, AS-9204-2
90559WitchcraftImpulse! 45-254, A-9123, AS-9173
90560Spellbinder-
* Impulse! A-9123, AS-9123   Gabor Szabo - Spellbinder
* Impulse! AS-9173   The Best Of Gabor Szabo
* Impulse! MCA-29065   Gabor Szabo - Memorabilia
* Impulse! AS-9204-2   Gabor Szabo - His Great Hits
* Impulse! 45-248   Gabor Szabo - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) / Gypsy Queen
* Impulse! 45-254   Gabor Szabo - Witchcraft / Spellbinder

Gabor Szabo

Gabor Szabo, guitar, sitar; Johnny Gregg, bass; "Pretty" Purdie, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 4, 1966
90601Comin' BackImpulse! A-9128, ASH-9272-3
90602Sophisticated WheelsImpulse! 45-257, A-9128, AS-9173, AS-9204-2
90603KrishnaImpulse! A-9128, AS-9204-2
90604SummertimeImpulse! A-9128
90605CaravanImpulse! A-9128, MCA-29065
90606You Are My Sunshineunissued
* Impulse! A-9128, AS-9128   Gabor Szabo - Jazz Raga
* Impulse! ASH-9272-3   Various Artists - The Drums
* Impulse! AS-9173   The Best Of Gabor Szabo
* Impulse! AS-9204-2   Gabor Szabo - His Great Hits
* Impulse! MCA-29065   Gabor Szabo - Memorabilia
* Impulse! 45-257   Gabor Szabo - Sophisticated Wheels / Paint It Black

Gabor Szabo

Gabor Szabo, guitar, sitar; Johnny Gregg, bass; Bob Bushnell, Fender bass guitar; "Pretty" Purdie, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 17, 1966
90607MizrabImpulse! A-9128
90608Search For NirvanaImpulse! A-9128, AS-9204-2
90609Walking On NailsImpulse! A-9128
90610Paint It BlackImpulse! 45-257, A-9128, AS-9173
90611RaviImpulse! A-9128
90612Raga Doll-
* Impulse! A-9128, AS-9128   Gabor Szabo - Jazz Raga
* Impulse! AS-9204-2   Gabor Szabo - His Great Hits
* Impulse! AS-9173   The Best Of Gabor Szabo
* Impulse! 45-257   Gabor Szabo - Sophisticated Wheels / Paint It Black

1967

Gabor Szabo

Jimmy Stewart, Gabor Szabo, guitar; Louis Kabok, bass; Marty Morrell, drums; Hal Gordon, percussion.
"The Jazz Workshop", Boston, MA, April 14 & 15, 1967
90835The Beat Goes OnImpulse! 45-263, A-9146, AS-9173
90836Little Boat (O Barquinho)Impulse! A-9146, AS-9173, MCA-29065
90837Lou-iseImpulse! A-9146
90838What Is This Thing Called LoveImpulse! A-9146, MCA-29065
90839SpaceImpulse! 45-263, A-9146, AS-9204-2
90840Stronger Than UsImpulse! A-9146
90841Mizrab-
90842Comin' Back-
same session.
90944Los MatadorosImpulse! AS-9167, IMPD-211
90945PeopleImpulse! AS-9167, AS-9204-2, IMPD-211
90946Corcovado (Quiet Nights)Impulse! AS-9167, IMPD-211
* Impulse! A-9146, AS-9146, IMPD-211   Gabor Szabo - The Sorcerer
* Impulse! AS-9173   The Best Of Gabor Szabo
* Impulse! MCA-29065   Gabor Szabo - Memorabilia
* Impulse! AS-9204-2   Gabor Szabo - His Great Hits
* Impulse! AS-9167   Gabor Szabo - More Sorcery
* Impulse! 45-263   Gabor Szabo - The Beat Goes / Space

Gabor Szabo And The California Dreamers

Mike Melvoin, piano, harpsichord; Bill Plummer, sitar; Dennis Budimer, Herb Ellis, Gabor Szabo, guitar; Carol Kaye, Fender bass; Jimmy Gordon, drums; Emil Richards, percussion; and The California Dreamers: Sue Allen, John Bahler, Tom Bahler, Al Capps, Loren Farber, Ian Freebairn-Smith, Ron Hicklin, Sally Stevens, Jackie Ward, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, September 12, 1967
90865White RabbitImpulse! AS-9151, AS-9204-2
90866GuantanameraImpulse! AS-9151
90867Saigon BrideImpulse! 45-268, AS-9151
90868Twelve-Thirty (Young Girls Are Coming To The Canyon)Impulse! 45-268, AS-9151, AS-9204-2
* Impulse! AS-9151   Gabor Szabo And The California Dreamers - Wind, Sky And Diamonds
* Impulse! AS-9204-2   Gabor Szabo - His Great Hits
* Impulse! 45-268   Gabor Szabo - Twelve Thirty / Saigon Bride

Gabor Szabo And The California Dreamers

Mike Melvoin, piano, harpsichord; Bill Plummer, sitar; Louis Morell, Howard Roberts, Gabor Szabo, guitar; M. Pohlman, Fender bass; Jimmy Gordon, drums; Victor Feldman, percussion; and The California Dreamers: Sue Allen, John Bahler, Tom Bahler, Al Capps, Loren Farber, Ian Freebairn-Smith, Ron Hicklin, Sally Stevens, Jackie Ward, vocals.: Louis Morell, Howard Roberts, guitar; M. Pohlman, Fender bass; Victor Feldman, percussion; replaces Budimer, Ellis, Kaye, Richards.
Los Angeles, CA, September 13, 1967
90869Are You ThereImpulse! AS-9151
90870Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds-
90871To Sir With Love-
* Impulse! AS-9151   Gabor Szabo And The California Dreamers - Wind, Sky And Diamonds

Gabor Szabo And The California Dreamers

Mike Melvoin, piano, harpsichord; Bill Plummer, sitar; Dennis Budimer, Louis Morell, Gabor Szabo, guitar; Carol Kaye, Fender bass; John Guerin, drums; Emil Richards, percussion; and The California Dreamers: Sue Allen, John Bahler, Tom Bahler, Al Capps, Loren Farber, Ian Freebairn-Smith, Ron Hicklin, Sally Stevens, Jackie Ward, vocals.: Dennis Budimer, guitar; Carol Kaye, Fender bass; John Guerin, drums; Emil Richards, percussion; replaces Roberts, Pohlman, Gordon, Feldman.
Los Angeles, CA, September 14, 1967
90872A Day In The LifeImpulse! AS-9151
90873The End Of Life-
90874W.C. Fields-
90875San Franciscan Nights-
* Impulse! AS-9151   Gabor Szabo And The California Dreamers - Wind, Sky And Diamonds

Gabor Szabo

Jimmy Stewart, Gabor Szabo, guitar; Louis Kabok, bass; Bill Goodwin, drums; Hal Gordon, percussion.
"Monterey Jazz Festival", Monterey, CA, September 17, 1967
90947Lucy In The Sky With DiamondsImpulse! AS-9167
90948SpellbinderImpulse! AS-9167, AS-9204-2
90949Comin' BackImpulse! AS-9167
* Impulse! AS-9167   Gabor Szabo - More Sorcery
* Impulse! AS-9204-2   Gabor Szabo - His Great Hits

1968

Gabor Szabo

Jim Stewart, Gabor Szabo, guitar; Louis Kabok, bass; Jimmy Keltner, drums; Hal Gordon, percussion.
Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, February 9, 1968
Three King FishersSkye SK-3
Love Is Blue-
Theme From Valley Of The Dolls-
Bacchanal-
Sunshine Superman-
Some Velvet Morning-
The Look Of Love-
Divided City-
* Skye SK-3   Gabor Szabo - Bacchanal

Gabor Szabo

Ray Alonge, Tony Miranda, Brooks Tillotson, French horn; Julius Schacter, violin; George Ricci, cello; Gary McFarland, piano; Jim Stewart, Gabor Szabo, guitar; Louis Kabok, bass; Jim Keltner, drums; Hal Gordon, percussion, congas.
Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 6, 7 & 9, 1968;
Gotham Recording Corporation, NYC, August 22, 1968
Galatea's GuitarSkye SK-7
Half The Day Is Night-
Song Of The Injured Love-
The Fortune Teller-
Fire Dance-
The Lady In The Moon (From Kodaly)-
Ferris Wheel-
* Skye SK-7   Gabor Szabo - Dreams

1969

Gabor Szabo

George Ricci, cello; Mike Melvoin, organ; Gabor Szabo, Francois Vaz, guitar; Louis Kabok, bass; Randy Cierly, Fender bass; Jim Keltner, percussion.
United Recording, Los Angeles, CA, January 20-24, 1969
Dear PrudenceSkye SK-9
Sealed With A Kiss-
Both Sides Now-
Walk Away Renee-
You Won't See Me-
Michael From Mountains-
Stormy-
In My Life-
I've Just Seen A Face-
Until It's Time For You To Go-
Somewhere I Belong-
* Skye SK-9   Gabor Szabo - 1969

Lena Horne & Gabor Szabo

Gabor Szabo, guitar; Lena Horne, vocals; featuring Richard Tee, organ; Cornell Dupree, Eric Gayle, guitar; Chuck Rainey, electric bass; Grady Tate, drums; Gary McFarland, arranger.
A&R Studios, NYC, October-November, 1969
Rocky RaccoonSkye SK-15
Something-
Everybody's Talkin'-
In My Life-
Yesterday When I Was Young-
Watch What Happens-
My Mood Is You-
Message To Michael-
Nightwind-
The Fool On The Hill-
* Skye SK-15   Lena Horne, Gabor Szabo - Lena & Gabor

1970

Gabor Szabo

Nick DeCaro, accordion, keyboards #2; Lynn Blessing, vibes; Richard Thompson, keyboards; Gabor Szabo, guitar; Wolfgang Melz, bass; Jim Keltner, drums; Felix (Flaco) Falcon, Hal Gordon, conga drums; Sandra Crouch, percussion; Nick DeCaro, string orchestrator.
The Village Recorder, Los Angeles, CA, released 1970
1.Sombrero SamBlue Thumb BTS 23
2.Close To You-
3.Country Illusion-
4.Lady With Child-
5.Pretty Girl Why-
6.Hum A Song-
7.Magical Connection-
8.Fred And Betty-
9.Love Theme From SpartacusBlue Thumb BTS 23; Impulse! MCA-29065
* Blue Thumb BTS 23, BTS 8823   Gabor Szabo - Magical Connection
* Impulse! MCA-29065   Gabor Szabo - Memorabilia

1971

Gabor Szabo

Gabor Szabo, electric, acoustic guitar; Bobby Womack, rhythm electric guitar; Wolfgang Meltz, bass; Jim Keltner, drums; Felix Falcon (Flaco), congas; Tommy LiPuma as "The Shadow", tambourine, gourd; Rene Hall, string arranger; with Mark Levine, piano #3; Phillip Upchurch, bass #1,7; Carmelo Garcia, tom-tom #1,2, timbales #3.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA;
The Record Plant, Los Angeles, CA, released 1971
1.Breezin'Blue Thumb BTS 28; Impulse! MCA-29065
2.AmazonBlue Thumb BTS 28
3.Fingers-
4.Azure Blue-
5.Just A Little Communication-
6.If You Don't Want My LoveBlue Thumb BTS 28; Impulse! MCA-29065
7.I Remember WhenBlue Thumb BTS 28
* Blue Thumb BTS 28   Gabor Szabo - High Contrast
* Impulse! MCA-29065   Gabor Szabo - Memorabilia

1972

Gabor Szabo

Berndt Egerbladh, electric piano; Janne Schaffer, Gabor Szabo, guitar; Sture Nordin, bass; Stefan Brolund, electric bass; Nils Erik Svensson, drums.
EMI Studios, Stockholm, Sweden, August 12 & 13, 1972
PeopleFour Leaf Clover (Swd) EFG-7230
My Kind Of People-
Lilac-Glen-
Mizrab-
Impressions Of My Country-
Foothill Patrol-
Another Dream-
Concerto De Aranjuez-
* Four Leaf Clover (Swd) EFG-7230   Gabor Szabo - Small World

Gabor Szabo

Bob James, piano, organ; Gabor Szabo, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums; Billy Cobham, drums #1,3; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; + strings: Max Ellen, Paul Gershman, Harold Kohon, Charles Libove, Joe Malin, David Nadien, John Pintaualle, Irving Spice, violin; Richard Dickler, Theodore Israel, viola; Charles McCracken, George Ricci, Alan Shulman, cello; Charles Israels, arco bass; Ron Carter, arco bass #4; Margaret Ross, harp; + horns/reeds: Marvin Stamm, trumpet, flugelhorn; Wayne Andre, trombone; James Buffington, Brooks Tillotson, French horn; Hubert Laws, flute, piccolo, alto, bass flute; Sidney Weinberg, oboe, English horn; George Marge, oboe, clarinet, recorder; John Campo, bassoon, bass clarinet; Bob James, arranger, conductor.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December, 1972
1.MizrabCTI CTI 6026
2.Thirteen-
3.It's Going To Take Some TimeCTI CTI 6026, OJ-14
4.Concerto #2CTI CTI 6026
5.Summer Breeze-
* CTI CTI 6026   Gabor Szabo - Mizrab
* CTI OJ-14   Gabor Szabo - It's Going To Take Some Time / It's Going To Take Some Time

1973

Gabor Szabo

Bob James, piano, organ, synthesizer; Mike Wofford, electric piano; Gabor Szabo, guitar; Wolfgang Melz, bass; Bob Morin, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September, 1973
RamblerCTI CTI 6035
So Hard To Say Goodbye-
All Is Well-
Reinhardt-
Help Me Build A Lifetime-
New Love-
* CTI CTI 6035   Gabor Szabo - Rambler

1974

Gabor Szabo With Charles Lloyd

Gabor Szabo, guitar; Wolfgang Melz, bass; John Dentz, drums; Mailto Correa, congas, percussion; with Charles Lloyd, flute #2; Tony Ortega, flute, Echoplex #3; Tommy Eyre, keyboards #4.
"The Troubadour", Hollywood, CA, released 1974
1.SpellbinderBlue Thumb BTS 6014
2.Sombrero Sam-
3.Stormy-
4.People-
* Blue Thumb BTS 6014   Gabor Szabo Live With Charles Lloyd Featuring Spellbinder

1975

Gabor Szabo

Jon Faddis, trumpet; George Bohanon, trombone; Tom Scott, tenor sax, Lyricon; Bob James, piano, electric piano, synthesizer; Ian Underwood, synthesizer; Eric Gale, Gabor Szabo, guitar; Louis Johnson, bass; Harvey Mason, drums; Ralph MacDonald, Idris Muhammad, percussion; Bob James, arranger #1,3,6; Gabor Szabo, arranger #2,5; Harvey Mason, arranger #4; Bob James, producer.
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA;
Westlake Audio, Los Angeles, CA, April, 1975
1.Hungarian Rhapsody #2Salvation SAL 704 S1
2.Time-
3.Transylvania Boogie-
4.Ziggidy Zag-
5.Macho-
6.Poetry Man-
* Salvation SAL 704 S1   Gabor Szabo - Macho

1976 (age 40)

Gabor Szabo

Bunndino Siggalucci, piano; Jimmy Sigler, organ; Dexter Wansel, synthesizer; Theodore Life, Ken Miller, Bunndino Siggalucci, Gabor Szabo, guitar; Raymond Earl, bass; Scotty Miller, drums; Johnnie McCann, congas, bongos; Theodore Life, Bunndino Siggalucci, Gabor Szabo, vocals; Bunny Sigler aka Bunndino Siggalucci, producer.
Sigma Sound Studios, Philadelphia, PA, released 1976
Concorde (Nightflight)Mercury SRM-1-1091
Funny Face-
Baby Rattle Snake-
Theme For Gabor-
Keep Smilin'-
Every Minute Counts-
Smooth Sailin'-
* Mercury SRM-1-1091   Gabor Szabo - Nightflight

1977

Gabor Szabo

Bobby "The Genie" Lyle, electric piano; Gabor Szabo, acoustic guitar; Marlon "The Magician" McClain, electric guitar, electrical guitar gadgets; Nathaniel Phillips, electric bass; Bruce Carter, drums; added Dean Gant, synthesizer programs; I. "Rini" Kramer, cabasa, vibraharp, guiro; Vance "Mad Dog" Tenort, percussion; with Bonnie Douglas, Assa Drori, Irving Geller, Irma Neumann, Haim Shtrum, Robert Sushel, violin; Paul C. Shure, violin, leader; Carroll Stephens, violin, contractor; James Dunham, Janet Lakatos, viola; Nathan Gershman, David H. Speltz, cello; + Oscar Brashear, Danny Christianson, trumpet; George Bohannon, trombone; Ernie Watts, tenor sax; James O. Stewart, guitar; + Cheryl "Boonie" Alexander, Saundra "Pan" Alexander, Sylvia St. James, Deborah "Punkin'" Shotlow, backing vocals.
ABC Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March & April, 1977
The BizMercury SRM-1-1141
Magic Mystic Faces-
Gloomy Day-
Desiring You-
Misty Malarky Ying Yang-
Alicia-
The Last Song-
Estate-
* Mercury SRM-1-1141   Gabor Szabo - Faces

1978

Gabor Szabo

Wlodek Gulgowski, piano, electric piano, Moog; Janne Schaffer, Gabor Szabo, guitar; Pekka Pohjola, bass; Peter Sundell, drums; Malando Gassama, congas, percussion.
Europa Film Studio, Stockholm, Sweden, January 6 & 7, 1978
24 CaratFour Leaf Clover (Swd) FLC 5030
Django-
First Tune In The Morning-
Stormy-
* Four Leaf Clover (Swd) FLC 5030   Gabor Szabo - Belsta River

1981

Gabor Szabo

Gabor Szabo, guitar; David Campbell, orchestrator; thanks to/featuring: Chick Corea, piano.
Fidelity Sound Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA, released 1981
Femme FatalePepita (Hungarian) SLPR 707
Zingaro-
Serena-
A Thousand Times-
Out Of The Night-
* Pepita (Hungarian) SLPR 707   Gabor Szabo - Femme Fatale