George Adams Discography

1975 (age 35)

George Adams Quartet

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

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

Cry From The MountainHoro (It) HLL 101-22
Song Of Adam-
Requiem For A Slumlord-
Payday Blues-
You Name It-

* Horo (It) HLL 101-22   George Adams - Jazz A Confronto 22
= Horo (J) RVJ-6045   George Adams - Jazz A Confronto

1976

George Adams Quintet

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

Rome, Italy, July 28, 1976

Suite For SwingersHoro (It) HZ 03
Blues By The River-
Melodic Rapsody-

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

1979

George Adams Sextet

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

Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, May, 1979

BabaECM (G) ECM 1141
Imani's Dance-
Stay Informed-
Got Someethin' Good For You-
A Spire-

* ECM (G) ECM 1141, ECM 1141 (CD)   George Adams - Sound Suggestions

George Adams Quintet

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

Sound Ideas Studios, NYC, December 21, 1979

IntentionsTimeless (Du) SJP 127
Send In The Clowns-
Metamorphosis For Mingus-
Paradise Space Shuttle-
City Of Peace-
Funk-a-roonie-peacock-

* Timeless (Du) SJP 127, CD SJP 127, (US) TI 322   George Adams Quintet - Paradise Space Shuttle

1980 (age 40)

George Adams - Dannie Richmond Quintet

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

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

The CloockerSoul Note (It) SN 1007
Yamani's Passion-
For Dee J.-
Joobubie-

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

1982

George Adams - Don Pullen Duo

George Adams, tenor sax; Don Pullen, piano.

Soundtek Studios, NYC, June 6 & 9, 1982

The CallingTimeless (Du) SJP 166
God Has Smiled On Me-
Kahji-
Playground Uptown And Downtown-
Decisions-
Reflexions Inward-
Resolution Of Conflicts-

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

1983

George Adams - Dannie Richmond Quintet

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

Vanguard Studios, NYC, January 11 & 12, 1983

More SightingsSoul Note (It) SN 1057
Don't Take Your Love From Me-
Symphony For Five-
Prayer For A Jitterbug-
Dream Of The Rising Son-
Rip-Off-

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

1984

George Adams, Hannibal And Friends

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

"Bazillus", Zurich, Switzerland, September 9, 1984

1.More Sightingsenja (G) 4084
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-

* enja (G) 4084, CD 4084-2   George Adams, Hannibal And Friends - More Sightings

1988

George Adams Quartet

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

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

1.Bridge Over Troubled Watersomethin'else (J) RJ28-5504
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-

George Adams, tenor sax, flute #4, soprano sax #8; Hugh Lawson, piano; Sirone, bass; Victor Lewis, drums.

1.Bridge Over Troubled Water
2.What A Wonderful World
3.Cry Me A Riversomethin'else (J) CJ32-5504, TOCJ-8027, TOCJ-95003; Blue Note CDP 7 91984 2
4.A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
5.Moon River
6.Precious Lord, Take My Hand
7.Ol' Man River
8.Going Home
9.Besame Muchosomethin'else (J) TOCJ-8027, TOCJ-95003

* somethin'else (J) RJ28-5504, CJ32-5504, TOCJ-8027, TOCJ-95003; Blue Note B1-91984, CDP 7 91984 2   George Adams - Nightingale

1989

George Adams Quartet

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

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

1.America The Beautifulsomethin'else (J) TOCJ-5517
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-

* somethin'else (J) TOCJ-5517, TOCJ-8028, TOCJ-95006; Blue Note CDP 7 93896 2   George Adams - America

1991 (age 51)

George Adams Sextet

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

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

That Old Feelingsomethin'else (J) TOCJ-5537
The Wanderer-
As Time Goes By-
Melody For Monet-
Just The Way You Are-
The Cry-

same session.

Better Git Hit In Yo' SoulBlue Note CDP 7 96689 2
That Old Feeling
The Wanderer
As Time Goes By
Melody For Monet
The Cry
TeamworkBlue Note CDP 7 96689 2
Just The Way You Are

* somethin'else (J) TOCJ-5537; Blue Note CDP 7 96689 2   George Adams - Old Feeling