Harold Land Discography

1949 (age 21)

Harold Land Septet

Froegel Brigham, trumpet; Russell B. Campbell, trombone; William S. Doty, alto sax; Harold Land, tenor sax; Fred Jackson, piano; Dave Dyson, bass; Leon Petties, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, April 25, 1949

SLA524OutlandishSavoy SJL 2215
SLA525Swingin' On Savoy-
SLA526Dan Diego BounceRegent 1020; Savoy SJL 2215
SLA527I'll Remember April-

* Savoy SJL 2215   Various Artists - Black California: The Savoy Sessions
* Regent 1020   Harold Land - Dan Diego Bounce / I'll Remember April

1958 (age 30)

Harold Land Quintet

Rolf Ericson, trumpet; Harold Land, tenor sax; Carl Perkins, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Frank Butler, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, January 13, 1958

Speak LowContemporary C3550
Lydia's Lament-
Smack Up-
Promised LandOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-162-2

* Contemporary C3550; Original Jazz Classics OJC-162, OJCCD-162-2   Harold Land - Harold In The Land Of Jazz
= Contemporary S7550   Harold Land Quintet - Grooveyard

Harold Land Quintet

Rolf Ericson, trumpet; Harold Land, tenor sax; Carl Perkins, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Frank Butler, drums.: same personnel.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, January 14, 1958

DeliriumContemporary C3550
You Don't Know What Love Is-
Nieta-
Grooveyard-

* Contemporary C3550; Original Jazz Classics OJC-162, OJCCD-162-2   Harold Land - Harold In The Land Of Jazz
= Contemporary S7550   Harold Land Quintet - Grooveyard

The Harold Land Quartet

Harold Land, tenor sax; Elmo Hope, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Lennie McBrowne, drums.

"The Cellar", Vancouver, BC, Canada, November, 1958

CherokeeLone Hill Jazz (Sp) LHJ10291
Just Friends-
The Scene Is Clean-
Big Foot-
Come Rain Or Come Shine-

* Lone Hill Jazz (Sp) LHJ10291   The Harold Land Quartet - Jazz At The Cellar 1958

1959

The Harold Land Quintet

Dupree Bolton, trumpet; Harold Land, tenor sax; Elmo Hope, piano; Herbie Lewis, bass; Frank Butler, drums.

Radio Recorders Studio B, Los Angeles, CA, August, 1959

The FoxHifijazz J 612
Mirror-Mind Rose-
One Second, Please-
Sims A-Plenty-
Little Chris-
One Down-

* Hifijazz J 612, SJ 612   The Harold Land Quintet - The Fox
= Contemporary S7619; Original Jazz Classics OJC-343, OJCCD-343-2   Harold Land - The Fox

Harold Land All Stars

Gerald Wilson, trumpet; Harold Land, tenor sax; Jackie Davis, organ; Jim Hall, guitar; Curtis Counce, bass; Nat Morris Jr., drums.

Los Angeles, CA, late 1959

E6599Blowin' The BluesPacific Jazz PJ-13; World Pacific STEREO-115, WP-1289
Blowin' The Blues (alternate take) (as Funky Organ Blues)Pacific Jazz X-303; World Pacific JWC-512, STEREO-1029

* Pacific Jazz PJ-13   Various Artists - This Is The Blues Vol. 1
* World Pacific WP-1289   Various Artists - Swingin' Like Sixty Vol. 1: The Singers/The Swingers
* World Pacific JWC-512   Various Artists - The Blues Vol. 3: Blowin' The Blues
* World Pacific STEREO-1029   Various Artists - The Blues Vol. 3: Blowin' The Blues
* World Pacific STEREO-115   Jackie Davis, Gerald Wilson - Funky Organ Blues / Richie Crabtree, The Mastersounds - Hey Now
* Pacific Jazz X-303   Jackie Davis, Harold Land - Blowin' The Blues / Teddy Edwards - Red Shirt

1960

Harold Land And The All-Soul Rhythm Section

Joe Gordon, trumpet; Harold Land, tenor sax; Barry Harris, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Sam Jones, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.

Fugazi Hall, San Francisco, CA, May 17 and 18, 1960

UrsulaJazzland JLP 20
Klactoveedsedstene-
Don't Explain-
West Coast BluesJazzland JLP 20, JLP 1001
TerrainJazzland JLP 20
Compulsion-

* Jazzland JLP 20, JLP 920S; Original Jazz Classics OJC-146, OJCCD-146-2   Harold Land And The All-Soul Rhythm Section - West Coast Blues!
* Jazzland JLP 1001, JLP 91001   Various Artists - Jazzland: The Stars Of Jazz 1961

Harold Land Quintet With Kenny Dorham

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Harold Land, tenor sax; Amos Trice, piano; Clarence Jones, bass; Joe Peters, drums.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, July 5 and 8, 1960

So In LoveJazzland JLP 33
Triple Trouble-
Slowly-
On A Little Street In Singapore-
Okay Blues-

* Jazzland JLP 33, JLP 933S; Original Jazz Classics OJC-493, OJCCD-493-2   Harold Land In New York - Eastward Ho!

Harold Land Quintet

Martin Banks, trumpet; Harold Land, tenor sax; Amos Trice, piano; Clarence Jones, bass; Leon Pettis, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July 25, 1960

As You Like ItBlue Note LT-1057
Take Aim-
Land Of Peace-
Reflections-
Blue Nellie-
You're My Thrill-

* Blue Note LT-1057   Harold Land - Take Aim

1963

The Harold Land Quintet

Carmell W. Jones, trumpet; Harold Land, tenor sax; John Houston, piano; Jim Bond, bass; Mel Lee, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July 3, 1963

Tom DooleyImperial LP-9247
Scarlet Ribbons-
Kisses Sweeter Than Wine-

* Imperial LP-9247, LP-12247   The Harold Land Quintet - Jazz Impressions Of Folk Music
= Mosaic MS-002   Carmell Jones - Mosaic Select

The Harold Land Quintet

Carmell W. Jones, trumpet; Harold Land, tenor sax; John Houston, piano; Jim Bond, bass; Mel Lee, drums.: same personnel.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July 17, 1963

Foggy Foggy DewImperial LP-9247
On Top Of Old Smokey-
Take This Hammer-
Blue Tail Fly-
Hava Nagila-

* Imperial LP-9247, LP-12247   The Harold Land Quintet - Jazz Impressions Of Folk Music
= Mosaic MS-002   Carmell Jones - Mosaic Select

1967

Harold Land Quintet

Harold Land, tenor sax; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Joe Sample, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Donald Bailey, drums, harmonica.

Annex Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 11, 1967, and February 26, 1968

17054One For NiniCadet LP-813
17055The Peace-Maker-
1705640 Love-
17057Timetable-
17058Angel Dance-
17059Imagine-
17060Stylin'-
17061The Aquarian-

* Cadet LP-813   Harold Land Quintet - The Peace-Maker

1971 (age 43)

Harold Land Sextet

Harold Land, tenor sax; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Bill Henderson, piano, electric piano; Buster Williams, "Buster" bass; Billy Hart, drums; Mtume, congas.

released 1971

A New Shade Of BlueMainstream MRL 314
Mtume-
Ode To Angela-
De-Liberation-
Short Subject-
Dark MoodMainstream MRL 408, MDCD 714

* Mainstream MRL 314   Harold Land - A New Shade Of Blue
* Mainstream MRL 408   Various Artists - Jazz
* Mainstream MDCD 714   Harold Land - Damisi

Harold Land Septet

Harold Land, tenor sax, leader; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes, marimba; Bill Henderson, piano; Harold Land Jr., piano, electric piano; Reggie Johnson, bass; Ndugu, Woody Theus, drums.

released 1971

Choma (Burn)Mainstream MRL 344
Our Home-
Black Caucus-
Up And DownMainstream MRL 344, MDCD 714

* Mainstream MRL 344   Harold Land - Choma (Burn)
* Mainstream MDCD 714   Harold Land - Damisi

1972

Harold Land Quintet

Oscar Brashear, trumpet, flugelhorn; Harold Land, tenor sax, oboe; Bill Henderson, electric, acoustic piano; Buster Williams, Fender bass, acoustic bass; Ndugu (Leon Chancler), drums.

released 1972

Step Right Up To The BottomMainstream MRL 367
In The Back, In The Corner, In The Dark-
Pakistan-
Chocolate Mess-
Damisi-

* Mainstream MRL 367, MDCD 714   Harold Land - Damisi

1977

The Harold Land - Blue Mitchell Quintet

Blue Mitchell, trumpet, flugelhorn; Harold Land, tenor sax; Kirk Lightsey, keyboards; Reggie Johnson, bass; Al "Tootie" Heath, drums.

Sunwest Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, April 14, 1977

MapenziConcord Jazz CJ-44
Rapture-
Habiba-
Blue Silver-
Everything's Changed-
Inner Voice-
Tres Senderos-

* Concord Jazz CJ-44, CCD-4044   The Harold Land/Blue Mitchell Quintet - Mapenzi

1980 (age 52)

Harold Land - Eiji Kitamura Quintet

Eiji Kitamura, clarinet; Harold Land, tenor sax; Toshihiko Ogawa, piano; Mitsuaki Furuno, bass; Donald Bailey, drums.

"Ginza Junk", Tokyo, Japan, December 9, 1980

The Night Has A Thousand EyesYupiteru Records (J) YJ25-7033
There Will Never Be Another You-
Lover Man-
Wave-
How High The Moon-
Stella By Starlight-

* Yupiteru Records (J) YJ25-7033   Harold Land With Eiji Kitamura - Live At Junk

1981

Force And Harold Land

Harold Land, tenor sax; Kinta Hamada, vibes; Naoki Nishi, piano; Kenichi Uchiyama, bass; Takeshi Inomata, drums.

"Maiden Voyage", Los Angeles, CA, September 5, 6 and 8, 1981

MantecaFIC (J) FIC-002
Tomodachi-
Four-
I Remember Clifford-
Walkin'-

* FIC (J) FIC-002   Force And Harold Land - Live At The L.A.

Harold Land

Oscar Brashear, trumpet, flugelhorn; Harold Land, tenor sax; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes #2,4,5; George Cables, piano; John Heard, bass; Billy Higgins, drums; Ray Armando, percussion.

Sage & Sound, Los Angeles, CA, October 22, 1981

1.Dark MoodMuse MR 5272
2.Daisy Forever-
3.Xocia's Dance (Sue-Sha's Dance)-
4.Ah, I See-
5.To Lydia With Love-
6.Blues For YouMuse MCD 5272
7.Dark Mood (alternate take)-

* Muse MR 5272, MCD 5272   Harold Land - Xocia's Dance (Sue-Sha)

1984

Makoto Terashita Quintet Featuring Harold Land

Harold Land, tenor sax; Makoto Terashita, piano; Yasushi Yoneki, bass; Mike Reznikoff, drums; Takayuki Koizumi, percussion.

Aoyama Studio, Tokyo, Japan, June 11, 1984

Dragon DanceAketa's Disk (J) AD-16
World Peace-
Dear Friends-
Takeuma-
I.Ha.To.Bo-
Crossing-

* Aketa's Disk (J) AD-16   Makoto Terashita Meets Harold Land - Topology

1994 (age 66)

Harold Land Quartet

Harold Land, tenor sax; Bill Henderson, piano; James Leary, bass; Billy Higgins, drums; Ray Ellis, orchestra arranger, conductor.

Music Grinder Studios, Hollywood, CA, December 28, 29 and 31, 1994

Lazy AfternoonPostcards POST1008
You Don't Know What Love Is-
In A Sentimental Mood-
Nature Boy-
You Go To My Head-
But Beautiful-
Invitation-
Stella By Starlight-
The End Of A Love Affair-
You've Changed-
Wave-
Round Midnight-

* Postcards POST1008   Harold Land - A Lazy Afternoon

2000 (age 72)

Harold Land Quartet

Harold Land, tenor sax; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

David Philips Sound Studio, La Jolla, CA, August 6, 2000

Inner VoiceAudiophoric APCD JZ-0002
Ugly Beauty-
What's New-
Dark Mood-
Like Someone In Love-
Mapenzi-

* Audiophoric APCD JZ-0002   Harold Land Quartet - Promised Land