James Leary Catalog

1980

James Leary - Legacy  (Blue Collar Records BCR 1001)

Tim Acosta, Fred Berry, Cal Lewiston, Zane Woodworth, trumpet, flugelhorn; Fred Mergy, Gordon Messick, John Russell, Nicholaas TenBroek, trombone; Steve Keller, Charlie McCarthy Jr., alto sax, flute; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Da'ud David Johnson, tenor sax, flute; Tod Dickow, tenor sax, flute, clarinet; Ray Loeckle, baritone sax, flute, clarinet; George Cables, piano; James Leary, bass; Eddie Marshall, drums; Kenneth Nash, percussion; added Babatunde Lea, percussion #2.
The Automatt, San Francisco, CA, August & September, 1980
1.Today's Song
2.Remember To Smile
3.Twenty-Five/Mister X
4.So Far, So Good
5.Legacy
6.Waltz For Monday
7.Wajumbe
** also issued on LifeForce Jazz LFJ 5001 entitled "Together".

James Leary - Together  (LifeForce Jazz LFJ 5001)

James Smith, trumpet; George Harper, tenor sax; Eric Reed, piano; James Leary, bass; Cornel Fauler, drums.
No Sound Studio, Pasadena, CA;
Granite Studios, Los Angeles, CA;
Coast Recorders, San Francisco, CA, released 2013
Expose (Over & Over)
William Barnhardt, trumpet; George Harper, tenor sax; John Rangel, piano; James Leary, bass; Billy Higgins, drums; Dwight Tribble, vocals.
Together
George Harper, soprano sax; John Rangel, piano; James Leary, bass; Billy Higgins, drums; Dwight Tribble, vocals.
Song For My Mother
James Smith, trumpet; George Harper, tenor sax; Eric Reed, piano; James Leary, bass; Cornel Fauler, drums.
Come And Talk
Eric Reed, piano; James Leary, bass; Cornel Fauler, drums.
Little Birds
William Barnhardt, Oscar Brashear, Rahmlee Davis, Buon Watson, trumpet; George Bohanon, Ryan Porter, Phil Ranelin, Maurice Spears, trombone; Ron Brown, Fred Jackson, John Kelson, Charles Owens, Louis Tayor, sax; James Leary, piano; James Leary, bass; Quentin Dennard, drums.
Little Joe G
** reissue of Blue Collar Records BCR 1001 entitled "Legacy" + 6 bonus tracks.

1991

James Leary - James  (Vital Records VTL 003)

Todd Cochran, piano #1-8,10-12; Billy Childs, piano #9; James Leary, bass; John Clayton, Reggie Hamilton, Al McKibbon, Fred Tinsley, bass #1-8,10-12; Clayton Cameron, drums #1-8,10-12; Ralph Penland, drums #9; Eddie Harris, vocals, tenor sax #9.
released 1991
1.Bemsha Swing
2.Ballad For M
3.Bumpin' On Sunset
4.Gone, Gone, Gone
5.Quiet Fire
6.So Far, So Good
7.Ambidextrous
8.Fall
9.I'm Walkin'
10.L'ear
11.Basses And C.C.
12.Bass-ed

1992

James Leary - James II  (Vital Records VTL 005)

Billy Childs, piano; James Leary, bass; Ralph Penland, drums; Eddie Harris, vocals, tenor sax.
released 1992
Joshua
Have You Met Miss Jones
A Flower Is A Lonesome Thing
Seven Steps To Heaven
Spiral
Laugh, Laugh Again
Oleo
Hold My Hand