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 released on Blue Note BST 84028.
** part of Mosaic MQ8-197, MD5-197 as The Complete Blue Note Horace Parlan Sessions.

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 released on Blue Note BST 84037, CDP 7243 8 56581 2 9.
** part of Mosaic MQ8-197, MD5-197 as The Complete Blue Note Horace Parlan Sessions.

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 released on Blue Note BST 84043.
** part of Mosaic MQ8-197, MD5-197 as The Complete Blue Note Horace Parlan Sessions.

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 released on Mosaic MD5-197.
** same as Blue Note BLP 4028 entitled Movin' And Groovin' + BLP 4037 entitled Us Three + BLP 4043 entitled Horace Parlan Quintet - Speakin' My Piece + BLP 4062 entitled Headin' South + BLP 4074 entitled On The Spur Of The Moment + BLP 4082 entitled Up And Down + BST-84134 entitled Happy Frame Of Mind + 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 released on Blue Note BST 84062.
** part of Mosaic MQ8-197, MD5-197 as The Complete Blue Note Horace Parlan Sessions.

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 released on Blue Note BST 84074, CDP 7243 8 21735 2 6.
** part of Mosaic MQ8-197, MD5-197 as The Complete Blue Note Horace Parlan Sessions.

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 released on Blue Note BST 84082.
** part of Mosaic MQ8-197, MD5-197 as The Complete Blue Note Horace Parlan Sessions.

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 released 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'

** originally released on 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 released 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 released 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

** originally released on 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 released 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

** originally released on 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 released 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)

** originally released on 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 released 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

** originally released on 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 released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31141.
** part of SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37041/42 as Alone.

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

Horace Parlan, piano.: same session.

November 26, 1979

Jitterbug Waltz (take 3)
Nardis (take 1)

** originally released on 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 released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31167.
** part of SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37041/42 as Alone.

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

Horace Parlan, piano.: same session.

November 26, 1979

Alone Together (alternate take)
Ill Wind (alternate take)

** originally released on 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 released 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 released 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 released 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 and 13, 1987

Little Esther
Opus 16A
Snow Girl
Arrival
Something For Silver
Precious Lady
T Fot Tjazz

** also released 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, vocal #4.

Copenhagen, Denmark, January 15 and 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 and 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 released 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 and 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 released 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 and 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 and 29, and 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