Horace Parlan Catalog

1960 (age 29)

Horace Parlan - Movin' And Groovin'  (Blue Note BLP 4028)

Horace Parlan, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Al Harewood, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 29, 1960
tk.2Bags' Groove
tk.3Stella By Starlight
tk.5There Is No Greater Love
tk.7On Green Dolphin Street
tk.8C Jam Blues
tk.10Up In Cynthia's Room
tk.11Lady Bird
tk.13It Could Happen To You
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84028.
** part of Mosaic MQ8-197, MD5-197.

Horace Parlan - Us Three  (Blue Note BLP 4037)

Horace Parlan, piano; George Tucker, bass; Al Harewood, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 20, 1960
tk.2Come Rain Or Come Shine
tk.3I Want To Be Loved
tk.6Return Engagement
tk.7Us Three
tk.11The Lady Is A Tramp
tk.12Wadin'
tk.13Walkin'
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84037, CDP 7243 8 56581 2 9.
** part of Mosaic MQ8-197, MD5-197.

Horace Parlan Quintet - Speakin' My Piece  (Blue Note BLP 4043)

Tommy Turrentine, trumpet; Stanley Turrentine, tenor sax; Horace Parlan, piano; George Tucker, bass; Al Harewood, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 14, 1960
tk.4Rastus
tk.10Borderline
tk.16Speakin' My Piece
tk.19Oh, So Blue
tk.24Up In Cynthia's Room
tk.26Wadin'
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84043.
** part of Mosaic MQ8-197, MD5-197.

The Complete Blue Note Horace Parlan Sessions  (Mosaic MQ8-197)

Tommy Turrentine, trumpet; Stanley Turrentine, tenor sax; Horace Parlan, piano; George Tucker, bass; Al Harewood, drums.: same session.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 14, 1960
tk.7Rastus (alternate take)
tk.20Oh, So Blue (alternate take)
same personnel.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 18, 1961
tk.2On The Spur Of The Moment (alternate take)
tk.11Pyramid (alternate take)
Booker Ervin, tenor sax; Horace Parlan, piano; Grant Green, guitar; George Tucker, bass; Al Harewood, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 18, 1961
tk.14Fugee (alternate take)
** also issued on Mosaic MD5-197.
** same contents as Blue Note BLP 4028 + BLP 4037 + BLP 4043 + BLP 4062 + BLP 4074 + BLP 4082 + BST 84134 + 5 bonus tracks.

Horace Parlan - Headin' South  (Blue Note BLP 4062)

Horace Parlan, piano; George Tucker, bass; Al Harewood, drums; Ray Barretto, congas #1-3,6,7.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 6, 1960
1. tk.2Jim Loves Sue
2. tk.7Headin' South
3. tk.8Congalegre
4. tk.9Prelude To A Kiss
5. tk.10Summertime
6. tk.12The Song Is Ended
7. tk.16My Mother's Eyes
8. tk.17Low Down
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84062.
** part of Mosaic MQ8-197, MD5-197.

1961 (age 30)

Horace Parlan - On The Spur Of The Moment  (Blue Note BLP 4074)

Tommy Turrentine, trumpet; Stanley Turrentine, tenor sax; Horace Parlan, piano; George Tucker, bass; Al Harewood, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 18, 1961
tk.1Ray C.
tk.3On The Spur Of The Moment
tk.7And That I Am So In Love
tk.17Skoo Chee
tk.18Al's Tune
tk.28Pyramid
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84074, CDP 7243 8 21735 2 6.
** part of Mosaic MQ8-197, MD5-197.

Horace Parlan - Up And Down  (Blue Note BLP 4082)

Booker Ervin, tenor sax; Horace Parlan, piano; Grant Green, guitar; George Tucker, bass; Al Harewood, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 18, 1961
tk.4Light Blue
tk.8Up And Down
tk.10The Book's Beat
tk.15Fugee
tk.16Lonely One
tk.18The Other Part Of Town
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84082.
** part of Mosaic MQ8-197, MD5-197.

1963

Booker Ervin - Back From The Gig  (Blue Note BN-LA488-H2)

Johnny Coles, trumpet; Booker Ervin, tenor sax; Horace Parlan, piano; Grant Green, guitar #1-5; Butch Warren, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 15, 1963
1. tk.6Happy Frame Of Mind
2. tk.7A Tune For Richard
3. tk.10Home In Africa
4. tk.15Dexi
5. tk.18Back From The Gig
6. tk.21Kucheza Blues

1973 (age 42)

Horace Parlan Trio/Quintet - Arrival  (SteepleChase (D) SCS-1012)

Idrees Sulieman, flugelhorn; Bent Jaeig, tenor sax; Horace Parlan, piano; Hugo Rasmussen, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.
Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, December 21, 1973
Arrival
Saucer Eyes
Idrees Sulieman, flugelhorn #4,7; Bent Jaeig, tenor sax #4,7; Horace Parlan, piano; Hugo Rasmussen, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.
Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, December 22, 1973
1.For Heaven's Sake
2.Bag's Groove
3.Norma
4.New Start
5.Polkadots And Moonbeams
6.Waltz No. 1
7.Back From The Gig
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31012.

Horace Parlan Trio/Quintet - Arrival  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31012)

Idrees Sulieman, flugelhorn; Bent Jaeig, tenor sax; Horace Parlan, piano; Hugo Rasmussen, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.
Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, December 21, 1973
Just Keep A-Walkin'
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS-1012 + 1 bonus track.

1975

Lament For Booker Ervin  (enja (G) 2054)

Horace Parlan, piano.
May 27, 1975
Lament For Booker
** also issued on Inner City IC 3006; enja (G) CD 2054-2.

The Horace Parlan Trio - No Blues  (SteepleChase (D) SCS-1056)

Horace Parlan, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Tony Inzalaco, drums.
December 10, 1975
No Blues
My Foolish Heart
Have You Met Miss Jones
A Theme For Ahmad
Hi-Fly
West Of Eden
Holy Land
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31056.

The Horace Parlan Trio - No Blues  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31056)

Horace Parlan, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Tony Inzalaco, drums.: same session.
December 10, 1975
Darn That Dream
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS-1056 + 1 bonus track.

1977

Horace Parlan Quintet - Frank-ly Speaking  (SteepleChase (D) SCS-1076)

Frank Strozier, alto sax; Frank Foster, tenor sax; Horace Parlan, piano; Lisle Atkinson, bass; Al Harewood, drums.
February 5, 1977
Frank-ly Speaking
Quietude
Hit It
Mirror Lake
Chocolate Cadillac
Misty Thursday
U.A.I.
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31076.

Horace Parlan Quintet - Frank-ly Speaking  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31076)

Frank Strozier, alto sax; Frank Foster, tenor sax; Horace Parlan, piano; Lisle Atkinson, bass; Al Harewood, drums.: same session.
February 5, 1977
Veronika's Walk
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS-1076 + 1 bonus track.

1978

Horace Parlan Trio - Hi-Fly  (SteepleChase (D) SCD-17003)

Horace Parlan, piano; Doug Raney, guitar; Wilbur Little, bass.
Rosenborg Studio, Oslo, Norway, February 15, 1978
Hi-Fly
Round About Midnight
Once I Loved
Darn That Dream
Who Cares
West Coast Blues
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31417.

Horace Parlan Trio - Hi-Fly  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31417)

Horace Parlan, piano; Doug Raney, guitar; Wilbur Little, bass.: same session.
Rosenborg Studio, Oslo, Norway, February 15, 1978
Hi-Fly (alternate take)
Round About Midnight (alternate take)
Once I Loved (alternate take)
Darn That Dream (alternate take)
Who Cares (alternate take)
West Coast Blues (alternate take)
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCD-17003 + 6 bonus tracks.

Horace Parlan - Blue Parlan  (SteepleChase (D) SCS-1124)

Horace Parlan, piano; Wilbur Little, bass; Dannie Richmond, drums.
November 13, 1978
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
Sunspots
Firm Roots
Monk's Mood
Neicy
Night Mist Blues
Cynthia's Dance
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31124.

Horace Parlan - Blue Parlan  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31124)

Horace Parlan, piano; Wilbur Little, bass; Dannie Richmond, drums.: same session.
November 13, 1978
There Is No Greater Love
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS-1124 + 1 bonus track.

1979

Horace Parlan - Musically Yours  (SteepleChase (D) SCS-1141)

Horace Parlan, piano.
November 26, 1979
Alone Together
Memories Of You
Musically Yours
Ill Wind
Lullaby Of The Leaves
Ruby, My Dear
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31141.
** part of SteepleChase (D) SCCD-37041/42.

Horace Parlan - Musically Yours  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31141)

Horace Parlan, piano.: same session.
November 26, 1979
Jitterbug Waltz (take 3)
Nardis (take 1)
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS-1141 + 2 bonus tracks.

Horace Parlan - The Maestro  (SteepleChase (D) SCS-1167)

Horace Parlan, piano.: same session.
November 26, 1979
Ruby, My Dear
Spring Is Here
A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing
Peace
The Maestro
Nardis
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31167.
** part of SteepleChase (D) SCCD-37041/42.

Horace Parlan - The Maestro  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31167)

Horace Parlan, piano.: same session.
November 26, 1979
Alone Together (alternate take)
Ill Wind (alternate take)
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS-1167 + 2 bonus tracks.

1980

Horace Parlan, Wilton Gaynair, Isla Eckinger, Billie Brooks - One For Wilton  (EGO Records (G) 4018)

Wilton Gaynair, tenor, soprano sax; Horace Parlan, piano; Isla Eckinger, bass; Billie Brooks, drums.
Tonstudio Stroher, Innsbruck, Austria, March, 1980
Billie's Bossa
One For Wilton
Shade
I'll Close My Eyes
Firm Roots
Pananika

1981 (age 50)

Horace Parlan Trio - Pannonica  (enja (G) 4076)

Horace Parlan, piano; Reggie Johnson, bass; Alvin Queen, drums.
"Domicile", Munich, West Germany, February 11, 1981
No Greater Love
Pannonica
C-Jam Blues
Hi-Fly
Who Cares

1983

Horace Parlan Trio - Like Someone In Love  (SteepleChase (D) SCS-1178)

Horace Parlan, piano; Jesper Lundgaard, bass; Dannie Richmond, drums.
March 16, 1983
U.M.M.G.
Ballade
Scandia Skies
Little Esther
Like Someone In Love
The Duke Ellington Sound Of Love
Blues In The Closet
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31178.

Horace Parlan / Mal Waldron Sextet - Jazzbuhne Berlin '83, Vol. 18  (Repertoire (G) REP 4918-WZ)

Horace Parlan, piano.
"Jazzbuhne Berlin", "Volksbuhne", East Berlin, East Germany, June 25, 1983
Solar
The Duke Ellington's Sound Of Love
There's No Greater Love
Over The Raimbow
Nardis
Little Waltz
Good-Bye Pork Pie Hat

1984

Horace Parlan Quintet - Glad I Found You  (SteepleChase (D) SCS-1194)

Thad Jones, flugelhorn; Eddie Harris, tenor sax; Horace Parlan, piano; Jesper Lundgaard, bass; Aage Tanggaard, drums.
Sweet Silence Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 30, 1984
Monday Morning Blues
Hip Walk
Oblivion
Something For Silver
Glad I Found You
Afternoon In Paris
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31194.

1986

Horace Parlan, Rufus Reid, Al Harewood, Joe Van Enkhuizen - Joe Meets The Rhythm Section  (Timeless (Du) SJP 249)

Joe Van Enkhuizen, tenor sax; Horace Parlan, piano; Rufus Reid, bass; Al Harewood, drums.
Monster, Netherlands, July 10, 1986
Alfies Theme
God Bless The Child
Bluesville
Willow Weep For Me
Wadin'
F.S.R.
** also issued on Timeless (Du) CD SJP 249.

1987

Horace Parlan Quartet - Little Esther  (Soul Note (It) 121145-1)

Per Goldschmidt, baritone sax; Horace Parlan, piano; Klavs Hovman, bass; Massimo De Majo, drums.
Barigozzi Studio, Milan, Italy, March 12 & 13, 1987
Little Esther
Opus 16A
Snow Girl
Arrival
Something For Silver
Precious Lady
T Fot Tjazz
** also issued on Soul Note (It) 121145-2.

1988

Horace Parlan, Soren S. Eriksen - Keep Your Hands Wide Open  (Olufsen Records (D) DOC 5050)

Soren S. Eriksen, alto sax; Horace Parlan, piano; with guest: Thomas Helmig, vocals #4.
Copenhagen, Denmark, January 15 & 16, 1988
1.Going Up
2.Song For Charlie Haden
3.I'll Wait And Pray
4.Throw It Away
5.A Theme For Ahmad
6.A Ghetto Lullaby

1994 (age 63)

Horace Parlan/Jan Kaspersen Piano Duo - Joinin' Forces  (Olufsen Records (D) DOCD 5184)

Jan Kaspersen, Horace Parlan, piano.
Copenhagen, Denmark, April 19, 1994
Light Blue
Brain Circus
Broken Promises
Jitterbug Waltz
Couleur D'Afrique
Good-Bye Pork Pie Hat
Let's Call This
One-Way Ticket, Good-Bye
I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
Misterioso
Melancholia

1997

The Horace Parlan Trio - We Three  (Baybridge (J) TECW-25673)

Horace Parlan, piano; Mads Vinding, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.
Focus Recording Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 18 & 19, 1997
Us Three
Summertime
Broken Promises
Solar
Wild Is The Wind
Bags Groove
Fran Dance
Little Esther
Billy's Bossa
Have You Met Miss Jones?
Blues For H.P.
** also issued on M&I (J) MYCJ-30280.

1998

The Horace Parlan Trio  (M&I (J) MYCJ-30018)

Horace Parlan, piano; Jesper Lundgaard, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.
Focus Recording Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 17 & 18, 1998
Time On My Hands
Kojo No Tsuki
I'll Close My Eyes
Party Time
Never Let Me Go
Wave
Return Engagement
Arrival
Darn That Dream
No Greater Love
** also issued on M&I (J) MYCJ-30269, MYCJ-30625.

1999

Horace Parlan - Voyage Of Rediscovery  (Storyville (D) STCD 4233)

Horace Parlan, piano.
Focus Recording Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, January 14 & 15, 1999
Parker's Mood
Broken Promises
Two Sleepy People
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
Deja Vu
Time For Love
Three Little Words
Blood Count
I Waited For You
Make Me A Pallet On The Floor
Deep River
Pannonica
Melancholia

2001 (age 70)

Horace Parlan Trio Featuring Staffan William-Olsson - Behind The Blues  (Leafage Jazz (J) PCCY-30033)

Horace Parlan, piano; Mads Vinding, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums; featuring Staffan William-Olsson, guitar.
September, 2001
Moonlight Serenade
Liebestraume
Crazy
The Winner Takes It All
See For Yourself
This Guy's In Love With You
One For The Boss
Party Time
Norma
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Stardust

2003

Horace Parlan, Jesper Lundgaard, Ed Thigpen - Relaxin' With Horace  (Stunt (D) STUCD 04102)

Horace Parlan, piano; Jesper Lundgaard, double bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.
Horace Parlan residence, Rude, Denmark, December, 2003
Like Someone In Love
Don't Take Your Love From Me
Thinking Of You
Theme For Ernie
For Heaven's Sake
Everything Happens To Me
Love And Peace
Everytime We Say Goodbye
Blues For H.P.
Nobody Knows You When You Are Down And Out

2007

Horace Parlan Trio - My Little Brown Book  (Stunt (D) STUCD 07112)

Christina Von Bulow, alto sax; Horace Parlan, piano; Jesper Lundgaard, double bass.
Horace Parlan residence, Rude, Denmark, March 28 & 29 & May 22, 2007
Little Esther
My Little Brown Book
Party Time
Things We Did Last Summer
Quietude
Everything Happens To Me
Fran Dance
Lotus Blossom