George Adams Catalog

1975 (age 35)

George Adams - Jazz A Confronto 22   Horo (It) HLL 101-22   1975

George Adams, tenor sax, flute, piano, vocal; Don Pullen, piano; David Williams, bass; Dannie Richmond, drums.

Mama Dog Studios, Rome, Italy, March 29, 1975

Cry From The Mountain
Song Of Adam
Requiem For A Slumlord
Payday Blues
You Name It

** also released on Jazz A Confronto, Horo (J) RVJ-6045 in 1979.

1976

George Adams - Suite For Swingers   Horo (It) HZ 03   1976

George Adams, tenor sax, vocal; Don Pullen, piano; David Friesen, bass; Dannie Richmond, drums; Afonso Vieira, percussion.

Rome, Italy, July 28, 1976

Suite For Swingers
Blues By The River
Melodic Rapsody

1979

George Adams - Sound Suggestions   ECM (G) ECM 1141   1979

Kenny Wheeler, trumpet, flugelhorn; Heinz Sauer, tenor sax; George Adams, tenor sax, vocal; Richard Beirach, piano; Dave Holland, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.

Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, May, 1979

Baba
Imani's Dance
Stay Informed
Got Someethin' Good For You
A Spire

** also released on ECM (G) ECM 1141 (CD).

George Adams Quintet - Paradise Space Shuttle   Timeless (Du) SJP 127   1979

George Adams, tenor sax; Ron Burton, piano; Don Pate, bass; Al Foster, drums; Azzedin Weston, percussion.

Sound Ideas Studios, NYC, December 21, 1979

Intentions
Send In The Clowns
Metamorphosis For Mingus
Paradise Space Shuttle
City Of Peace
Funk-a-roonie-peacock

** also released on Timeless (Du) CD SJP 127 in 1989, (US) TI 322 in 1979.

1980 (age 40)

George Adams, Dannie Richmond - Hand To Hand   Soul Note (It) SN 1007   1980

Jimmy Knepper, trombone; George Adams, tenor sax, flute; Hugh Lawson, piano; Mike Richmond, bass; Dannie Richmond, drums.

Barigozzi Studio, Milan, Italy, February 13 and 14, 1980

The Cloocker
Yamani's Passion
For Dee J.
Joobubie

** also released on Soul Note (It) SN 1007 CD in 1987?.

1982

George Adams And Don Pullen - Melodic Excursions   Timeless (Du) SJP 166   1982

George Adams, tenor sax; Don Pullen, piano.

Soundtek Studios, NYC, June 6 and 9, 1982

The Calling
God Has Smiled On Me
Kahji
Playground Uptown And Downtown
Decisions
Reflexions Inward
Resolution Of Conflicts

** also released on Timeless (Du) CD SJP 166 in 1989.

1983

George Adams, Dannie Richmond - Gentlemen's Agreement   Soul Note (It) SN 1057   1983

Jimmy Knepper, trombone; George Adams, tenor sax, flute; Hugh Lawson, piano; Mike Richmond, bass; Dannie Richmond, drums.

Vanguard Studios, NYC, January 11 and 12, 1983

More Sightings
Don't Take Your Love From Me
Symphony For Five
Prayer For A Jitterbug
Dream Of The Rising Son
Rip-Off

** also released on Soul Note (It) SN 1057 CD in 1987.

1984

George Adams, Hannibal And Friends - More Sightings   Enja (G) 4084   1984

Marvin "Hannibal" Peterson, trumpet; George Adams, tenor sax, vocal #6; Ron Burton, piano; John Scofield, guitar; Walter Schmocker, bass; Allen Nelson, drums.

Bazillus, Zurich, Switzerland, September 9, 1984

1.More Sightings
2.Don't Take Your Love From Me
3.Soul Brothers
4.Do We Know Where We Are Going?
5.Melanie
6.I Could Really Go For You

** also released on Enja (G) CD 4084-2 in 1994.

1988

George Adams - Nightingale   Somethin' Else (J) RJ28-5504   1988

George Adams, tenor sax, flute #3, soprano sax #7; Hugh Lawson, piano; Sirone, bass; Victor Lewis, drums.

A&R Studios, NYC, August 19 and 20, 1988

1.Bridge Over Troubled Water
2.What A Wonderful World
3.A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
4.Moon River
5.Precious Lord, Take My Hand
6.Ol' Man River
7.Going Home Man River

** also released on Somethin' Else (J) CJ32-5504 in 1988; Blue Note B1-91984 in 1989, CDP 7 91984 2 in 1989; Somethin' Else (J) TOCJ-8027 in 1998, TOCJ-95003 in 2013.

George Adams - Nightingale   Somethin' Else (J) CJ32-5504   1988

George Adams, tenor sax; Hugh Lawson, piano; Sirone, bass; Victor Lewis, drums.

A&R Studios, NYC, August 19 and 20, 1988

Cry Me A River

** originally released on Somethin' Else (J) RJ28-5504 in 1988 + 1 bonus track.

George Adams - Nightingale   Somethin' Else (J) TOCJ-8027   1998

George Adams, tenor sax; Hugh Lawson, piano; Sirone, bass; Victor Lewis, drums.: same session.

A&R Studios, NYC, August 19 and 20, 1988

Besame Mucho

** originally released on Somethin' Else (J) RJ28-5504 in 1988 + 2 bonus tracks.

1989

George Adams - America   Somethin' Else (J) TOCJ-5517   1990

George Adams, tenor sax, vocal #3,5,9, flute #4; Hugh Lawson, piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Mark Johnson, drums.

A&R Studios, NYC, May 24-25, June 29, and July 9-10, 18, 1989

1.America The Beautiful
2.Tennessee Waltz
3.Motivation
4.Old Folks At Home
5.Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You?
6.Take Me Out To The Ball Game
7.You Are My Sunshine
8.Georgia On My Mind
9.Have You Thanked America?
10.The Star Spangled Banner

** also released on Blue Note CDP 7 93896 2 in 1990; Somethin' Else (J) TOCJ-8028 in 1998, TOCJ-95006 in 2013.

1991 (age 51)

George Adams - Old Feeling   Somethin' Else (J) TOCJ-5537   1991

Hannibal Marvin Peterson, trumpet; George Adams, tenor sax, vocal; Ray Gallon, piano; Jean Paul Bourelly, guitar; Santi DeBriano, bass; Lewis Nash, drums.

Clinton Recording Studio B, NYC, March 11 and 12, 1991

That Old Feeling
The Wanderer
As Time Goes By
Melody For Monet
Just The Way You Are
The Cry

** also released on Blue Note CDP 7 96689 2 in 1991.

George Adams - Old Feeling   Blue Note CDP 7 96689 2   1991

Hannibal Marvin Peterson, trumpet; George Adams, tenor sax, vocal; Ray Gallon, piano; Jean Paul Bourelly, guitar; Santi DeBriano, bass; Lewis Nash, drums.: same session.

Clinton Recording Studio B, NYC, March 11 and 12, 1991

Better Git Hit In Yo' Soul
Teamwork

** originally released on Somethin' Else (J) TOCJ-5537 in 1991 + 2 bonus tracks.