George Coleman Catalog

1977 (age 42)

George Coleman/Tete Montoliu Duo - Meditation  (Timeless (Du) SJP 110)

George Coleman, tenor sax; Tete Montoliu, piano.
Dureco Studio, Weesp, Netherlands, February 22, 1977
Lisa
Dynamic Duo
First Time Down
Walsing At Rosa's Place
Meditation
Sophisticated Lady
** also issued on Timeless (Du) CD SJP 110 entitled "Dynamic Duo". Timeless (US) TI 312.

George Coleman The Octet - Revival  (Catalyst (J) KUX-73-CT)

Danny Moore, trumpet, flugelhorn; Frank Strozier, alto sax; George Coleman, Junior Cook, tenor sax; Mario Rivera, baritone sax; Harold Mabern, piano; Lisle Atkinson, bass; Idris Muhammed, drums; with Azzedin Weston, percussion #4.
Blank Studios, NYC, November 2 & 3, 1977
1.Green Dolphin Street
2.Frank's Tune
3.Big George
4.Joggin'
5.Body And Soul
6.Revival
** also issued on Affinity (E) AFF 52, AFF 178 entitled "The George Coleman Octet - Big George". Vee-Jay (J) 30YD-7015 entitled "George Coleman The Octet - Big George". Catalyst (J) MYCJ-30057 entitled "Green Dolphin Street".

1978

George Coleman - Amsterdam After Dark  (Timeless (Du) SJP 129)

George Coleman, tenor sax; Hilton Ruiz, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
Sound Ideas Studios, NYC, December 29, 1978
Amsterdam After Dark
New Arrival
Lo-Joe
Autumn In New York
Apache Dance
Blondies Waltz
** also issued on Timeless (Du) CD SJP 129.

1979

Ronnie Scott's Presents George Coleman 'Live'  (Pye (E) N 121)

George Coleman, tenor sax; Hilton Ruiz, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
"Ronnie Scott's Club", London, England, April 19 & 20, 1979
Blues Inside Out
Walking
Stella By Starlight

George Coleman - Playing Changes  (Ronnie Scott's Jazz House (E) JHR 002)

George Coleman, tenor sax; Hilton Ruiz, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Bill Higgins, drums.
"Ronnie Scott's Club", London, England, April, 1979
Laura
Ceora (as Siorra) (as Sierra)
Moment's Notice
** also issued on Ronnie Scott's Jazz House (E) JHCD 002.
** part of Ronnie Scott's Jazz House (E) JHDE 205.

1984

George Coleman - Manhattan Panorama  (Theresa TR 120)

George Coleman, tenor, alto sax, vocals; Harold Mabern, piano; Jamil Nasser, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums.
Skyline Studios, NYC;
"Village Vanguard", NYC, December, 1984
Mayor Koch
New York Suite: I Love New York / Manhattan
New York Suite: How About You / Harlem Nocturne / Autumn In New York
New York Suite: New York, New York
Subway Ride
El Barrio
New York Housing Blues
** also issued on Evidence ECD 22019-2.

George Coleman - Manhattan Panorama  (Evidence ECD 22019-2)

George Coleman, tenor, alto sax, vocals; Harold Mabern, piano; Jamil Nasser, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums.: same session.
Skyline Studios, NYC;
"Village Vanguard", NYC, December, 1984
Ray Of Light
** reissue of Theresa TR 120 + 1 bonus track.

1987 (age 52)

George Coleman At Yoshi's  (Theresa TR 126)

George Coleman, tenor sax; Harold Mabern, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Alvin Queen, drums.
Recording Studio, San Francisco, CA;
"Yoshi's", Oakland, CA, August, 1987
They Say It's Wonderful
Good Morning Heartache
Laig Gobblin' Blues
Io
Up Jumped Spring
** also issued on Evidence ECD 22021-2.

George Coleman At Yoshi's  (Evidence ECD 22021-2)

George Coleman, tenor sax; Harold Mabern, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Alvin Queen, drums.: same session.
Recording Studio, San Francisco, CA;
"Yoshi's", Oakland, CA, August, 1987
Father
Soul Eyes
** reissue of Theresa TR 126 + 2 bonus tracks.

1991

George Coleman - My Horns Of Plenty  (Birdology (F) 837 278-2)

George Coleman, soprano, alto, tenor sax; Harold Mabern, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 4 & 5, 1991
Lush Life
Conrad
My Romance
The Sheik Of Araby
You Mean So Much To Me
Old Folks
** also issued on Birdology (US) 314 511 922-2.

1995 (age 60)

George Coleman Quintet - Blues Inside Out  (Ronnie Scott's Jazz House (E) JHCD 046)

Peter King, alto sax; George Coleman, tenor sax; Julian Joseph, piano; Dave Green, bass; Mark Taylor, drums.
"Ronnie Scott's Club", London, England, January 13, 1995
Tune Up
Venus Fly Trap (Waltz)
Nancy (With The Laughing Face)
Blues Inside Out
Never Let Me Go
Oleo
** part of Ronnie Scott's Jazz House (E) JHDE 205.

1996

George Coleman - Danger High Voltage  (Two And Four Recording Company TF-003)

Jim Rotondi, trumpet; Adam Brenner, alto sax; George Coleman, Ned Otter, tenor sax; Gary Smulyan, baritone sax; Harold Mabern, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; George Coleman Jr., drums; Daniel Sadownick, percussion.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 15, 1996
Isn't She Lovely
Conservation
Portrait Of Jennie
Simone
Tenderly
Follow Me
Pretty Blues

1998

George Coleman Quartet - I Could Write A Book - The Music Of Richard Rodgers  (Telarc CD-83439)

George Coleman, sax; Harold Mabern, piano; Jamil Nasser, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
Clinton Recording Studio A, NYC, January 8 & 9, 1998
Falling In Love With Love
My Funny Valentine
Lover
Bewitched
I Didn't Know What Time It Was
My Favorite Things
Have You Met Miss Jones
People Will Say We're In Love
I Could Write A Book
Medley: There's A Small Hotel / Where Or When / The Sweetest Sounds
Thou Swell

2002

George Coleman, Mike Stern, Ron Carter, Jimmy Cobb - 4 Generations Of Miles  (Chesky Records JD238)

George Coleman, tenor sax; Mike Stern, electric guitar; Ron Carter, acoustic bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.
"Makor", NYC, May 12, 2002
There Is No Greater Love
All Blues
On Green Dolphin Street
Blue In Green
81
Freddie Freeloader
My Funny Valentine
If I Were A Bell
Oleo

2015 (age 80)

George Coleman - A Master Speaks  (Smoke Sessions Records SSR-1603)

George Coleman, tenor sax; Mike LeDonne, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; George Coleman Jr., drums; with Peter Bernstein, guitar #3.
live at Sear Sound, Studio C, NYC, November 24, 2015
1.Invitation
2.The Shadow Of Your Smile
3.Blues For B.B.
4.Blondie's Waltz
5.You'll Never Know What You Mean To Me
6.Darn That Dream
7.Sonny's Playground
8.These Foolish Things
9.Time To Get Down