George Adams Catalog

1975 (age 35)

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

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 Horo (J) RVJ-6045 as Jazz A Confronto.

1976

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

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)

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)

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, (US) TI 322.

1980 (age 40)

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

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.

1982

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

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.

1983

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

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.

1984

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

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.

1988

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

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; Blue Note B1-91984, CDP 7 91984 2; Somethin' Else (J) TOCJ-8027, TOCJ-95003.

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

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 + 1 bonus track.

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

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 + 2 bonus tracks.

1989

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

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 and 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; Somethin' Else (J) TOCJ-8028, TOCJ-95006.

1991 (age 51)

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

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.

George Adams - Old Feeling  (Blue Note CDP 7 96689 2)

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 + 2 bonus tracks.