Ira Sullivan Discography

1958 (age 27)

The Ira Sullivan Quintet

Ira Sullivan, trumpet; Nicky Hill, tenor sax; Jodie Christian, piano; Vic Sproles, bass; Wilbur Campbell, drums.
Sound Studios, Chicago, IL, December 24, 1958
My Secret LoveDelmark 422
When Sunny Gets Blue-
Nicky's Tune #3-
Wilbur's Tune #2-
Mock And Roll BluesDelmark DD-422
Nicky's Tune #2Delmark 422
* Delmark 422, DD-422   The Ira Sullivan Quintet - Nicky's Tune

1959

The Ira Sullivan Quintet

Ira Sullivan, trumpet, baritone sax; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Jodie Christian, piano; Vic Sproles, bass; Wilbur Campbell, drums.
Cunliffe, Chicago, IL, July 26, 1959
Wilbur's TuneDelmar DL-402
My Old Flame-
Blue Stroll-
63rd Street ThemeDelmark DE-402
BluzinbeeDelmar DL-402
Wilbur's Tune (alternate take)Delmark DE-402
* Delmar DL-402; Delmark 402   The Ira Sullivan Quintet
= Delmark DL-402, DE-402   Ira Sullivan With Johnny Griffin - Blue Stroll

1962 (age 31)

Ira Sullivan And The Chicago Jazz Quintet

Ira Sullivan, trumpet, flugelhorn; Nicky Hill, tenor sax; Jodie Christian, piano; Don Garrett, bass; Dorell Anderson or Wilbur Campbell, drums.
The Charlie Parker Memorial Concert, "Bird House", Chicago, IL, March 12, 1962
KlacktoveedesedsteeneVee-Jay VJLP 3033
In Other Words-
Highlights Of Show 'Nuff-
Perhaps-
Love Letters-
Highlights Of Mohawk-
same session.
Klact-oveeseds-tene
Fly Me To The Moon
Shaw 'Nuff
Perhaps
Love Letters
Mohawk
Si, SiVee-Jay NVJ2-950
Be-Bop / Humpty Dumpty-
same session.
Milestones-
Sketches-
Omicron-
On The Alamo-
Inchworm-
Back Home Blues-
For You, For Me, For Evermore-
* Vee-Jay VJLP 3033, VJSR 3033, (J) 22YB-2019, NVJ2-950   Ira Sullivan And The Chicago Jazz Quintet - Bird Lives!
= Affinity (E) AFF 71   Ira Sullivan And The Chicago Jazz Quintet - "Bird Lives"

1967

Ira Sullivan Quintet

Ira Sullivan, trumpet, flugelhorn, tenor, soprano sax; Lon Norman, trombone, baritone horn; Dolphe Castellano, piano, electronic harpsichord; William Fry, bass; Jose Cigno, drums, timpani.
Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, FL, March 2, 1967
11851Oh Gee!Atlantic LP 1476
11852Norwegian Wood-
11853This Is All I Askunissued
11854E Flat Tuba GAtlantic LP 1476
11855Nineveh-
11856Horizons-
11857Angel Eyesunissued
11858Everything Happens To MeAtlantic LP 1476
11859If You Are But A Dreamunissued
11860AdahAtlantic LP 1476
11861Sonny Boyunissued
11862Night Life-
11863Junction-
11864Dolph Line-
11865Blues-
* Atlantic LP 1476, SD 1476; Discovery DS-873   Ira Sullivan - Horizons

1975 (age 44)

Ira Sullivan

Ira Sullivan, soprano sax; Tony Castellano, acoustic piano; Joe Diorio, electric guitar.
Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, FL, December 9, 1975;
Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, FL, January 30, 1976
Jitterbug WaltzA&M/Horizon SP-706
* A&M/Horizon SP-706   Ira Sullivan

Ira Sullivan

Ira Sullivan, soprano sax; Tony Castellano, acoustic piano.
Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, FL, December 12, 1975;
Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, FL, January 30, 1976
My ReverieA&M/Horizon SP-706
* A&M/Horizon SP-706   Ira Sullivan

Ira Sullivan

Ira Sullivan, flute, afuche; Joe Diorio, electric guitar; Jaco Pastorius as Joco Pastorious, acoustic bass guitar; Steve Bagby, drums; Don Alias, congas.
Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, FL, December 13, 1975;
Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, FL, January 30, 1976
Portrait Of Sal LarosaA&M/Horizon SP-706
* A&M/Horizon SP-706   Ira Sullivan

1976

Ira Sullivan

Ira Sullivan, tenor sax; Tony Castellano, acoustic piano; Joe Diorio, electric guitar; Steve Bagby, drums.
Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, FL, February 2, 1976;
Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, FL, February 3, 1976
Slightly Arched / Spring Can Really Hang You Up The MostA&M/Horizon SP-706
* A&M/Horizon SP-706   Ira Sullivan

Ira Sullivan

Ira Sullivan, soprano sax; Alex Darqui, acoustic piano.
Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, FL, February 12, 1976;
Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, FL, February 13, 1976
Purples, Violets And BluesA&M/Horizon SP-706
Ira Sullivan, flute, overdubbed soprano sax; Alex Darqui, acoustic piano.
Dove-
* A&M/Horizon SP-706   Ira Sullivan

Ira Sullivan

Ira Sullivan, trumpet.
Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, FL, March 9, 1976
Old HundrethA&M/Horizon SP-706
Ira Sullivan, soprano, tenor sax, overdubbed trumpet.
Finlandia-
* A&M/Horizon SP-706   Ira Sullivan

1977

Ira Sullivan Quintet

Ira Sullivan, trumpet, flugelhorn, soprano sax, flute; Jodie Christian, piano; Simon Salz, guitar; Dan Shapera, bass; Wilbur Campbell, drums.
Streeterville Studios, Chicago, IL, October 11 & 20, 1977
The Girl From IpanemaFlying Fish FF-075
Monday's Dance-
Circumstantial-
Stranger In Paradise-
Angel Eyes-
That's Earl, Brother-
* Flying Fish FF-075   Ira Sullivan

Ira Sullivan Trio

Ira Sullivan, trumpet, flute, tenor sax; Monte Budwig, bass; Kenneth Nash, drums, percussion, voices.
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, December 5, 1977
StrutGalaxy GXY-5137
* Galaxy GXY-5137   Ira Sullivan - Multimedia

1978

Ira Sullivan Quintet

Ira Sullivan, trumpet, flugelhorn, flute, alto flute, soprano, tenor sax; Joe Diorio, guitar; John Heard, bass; Billy Higgins, drums; Kenneth Nash, percussion.
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, September 20-21, 1978
I Get A Kick Out Of YouGalaxy GXY-5114
Send In The Clowns-
Gong-
Vento Bravo-
Peace-
Ira Sullivan, trumpet, flute, sax; Joe Diorio, guitar; John Heard, bass; Billy Higgins, drums; Kenneth Nash, congas, percussion.
AnthropologyGalaxy GXY-5137
Multimedia-
Painted Ladies (A Confiscated Bolero)-
Autumn Leaves-
* Galaxy GXY-5114   Ira Sullivan - Peace
* Galaxy GXY-5137   Ira Sullivan - Multimedia

1980

Ira Sullivan Quartet

Ira Sullivan, flugelhorn, trumpet, alto, tenor sax, flute, afuche cabasa; accompanied by Hank Jones, piano; Eddie Gomez, bass; Duffy Jackson, drums.
Lobel Studios, West New York, NJ, released 1980
Lonely MomentsStash ST-208
Our Delight-
Bernie's Tune-
Kim's Lament-
Can't Get Out Of This Mood-
On The Seventh Day-
Satin Doll-
* Stash ST-208   The Incredible Ira Sullivan

1981 (age 50)

Ira Sullivan

Red Rodney, trumpet #1, flugelhorn #4,6,7; Ira Sullivan, flugelhorn #1,3, soprano sax #2,5,6, alto sax #4,6,7; Mike Rabinowitz, bassoon #6,7; Garry Dial, piano #1-4,6,7; Jay Anderson, bass #1,2,4-7; Steve Bagby, drums #1,2,4-7.
Nola Studio, NYC, September 14, 1981
1.Sovereign CourtMuse MR 5242
2.The More I See You-
3.Prelude To A Kiss-
4.Together-
5.Amazing Grace-
6.Central Park West-
7.Dolphin Dance-
* Muse MR 5242   Ira Sullivan - Does It All!

1982

Ira Sullivan Strings Attached

Strings Attached: Ira Sullivan, trumpet, flugelhorn, flute, alto flute; John Alexander, soprano, tenor sax, flute, alto flute; Nancy Nosal, violin; Nicole Yarling, violin, vocals; Debbie Spring, viola; Laurie Haines, cello; Don Militello, piano; David Einhorn, bass; John Yarling, drums; with Peter Einhorn, acoustic, electric guitar; Gavin Davies, drums #2; David Murphy, drums #3; Robert Thomas Jr., hand drums.
Coconuts Recording Co., Miami, FL, January-July, 1982 & May, 1983
1.Our Love And SpiritStrings Attached AR7140
2.Late Nights-
3.Looking Glass Falls-
4.The Kingdom Within You-
5.Ballard-
6.Wonderful Sound-
7.BrothersUnicorn Productions HDCD 1698
8.Peacock Blues-
9.Vento Bravo-
* Strings Attached AR7140; Pausa PR 7169   Ira Sullivan - Strings Attached
= Unicorn Productions HDCD 1698   Ira Sullivan - Strings Attached - Update!

1996 (age 65)

Ira Sullivan Quartet

Ira Sullivan, soprano, tenor sax; Bill Carrothers, piano #1-4,7,8; Bobby Peterson, piano #5,6; Billy Peterson, bass; Kenny Horst, drums.
"A" Room, Creation Audio, Minneapolis, MN, May 13, 1996 & June 11 & 12, 1998
1.It Was A Very Good YearGo Jazz Records (G) Go 6052
2.Dear Old Stockholm-
3.Monday's Dance-
4.Con Alma-
5.Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most-
6.Day By Day-
7.Ira's Blues-
8.Key Largo-
* Go Jazz Records (G) Go 6052   Ira Sullivan - After Hours

2010 (age 79)

Ira Sullivan - Stu Katz Quintet

Ira Sullivan, tenor, alto, soprano sax, trumpet, flugelhorn; Stu Katz, vibes, piano #3; Dan Trudell, piano; Dennis Carroll, acoustic bass; Steve Katz, acoustic bass #7; George Fludas, drums; Lucia Newell, vocals #6.
"The Jazz Showcase", Chicago, IL, August 26-29, 2010
1.Blues Two ViewsOrigin Records 82599
2.Gee, Matthew-
3.Pennies From Heaven-
4.Scrapple From The Apple-
5.Lullaby Of The Leaves-
6.Yesterdays-
7.Take The A Train-
8.Stablemates-
9.What A Friend We Have In Jesus-
* Origin Records 82599   Ira Sullivan & Stu Katz - Live At Joe Segal's Jazz Showcase - A Family Affair