James Moody Discography

1948 (age 23)

James Moody And His Bop Men

Dave Burns, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Ernie Henry, alto sax; James Moody, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Hen Gates, piano; Nelson Boyd, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums; "Gil" Fuller, arranger.
Apex Studios, NYC, October 19, 1948
BN340-0The Fuller Bop Man (alternate take)Blue Note CDP 7 84436 2
BN340-4The Fuller Bop ManBlue Note 553, BLP 5006, B-6503
BN341-0WorkshopBlue Note 556, BLP 5006
BN342-2Oh Henry!Blue Note 555, BLP 5006, B-6503
BN343-2Mooda-MorphosisBlue Note 554, BLP 5006, B-6503
* Blue Note B-6503   James Moody And His Modernists/George Wallington And His Band - The Beginning And End Of Bop
* Blue Note BLP 5006   James Moody And His Modernists With Chano Pozo
= Blue Note CDP 7 84436 2   Art Blakey's Messengers, James Moody's Modernists - New Sounds
* Blue Note 553   James Moody - Tropicana / The Fuller Bop Man
* Blue Note 556   James Moody - Moody's All Frantic / Workshop
* Blue Note 555   James Moody - Tin Tin Deo / Oh Henry!
* Blue Note 554   James Moody - Cu-Ba / Mooda-Morphosis

James Moody And His Bop Men

Dave Burns, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Ernie Henry, alto sax; James Moody, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Hen Gates, piano; Nelson Boyd, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Chano Pozo, vocals, bongos; "Gil" Fuller, arranger.
Apex Studios, NYC, October 25, 1948
BN344-0TropicanaBlue Note 553, BLP 5006, B-6503
BN345-1Cu-BaBlue Note 554, BLP 5006, B-6503
BN346-0Moody's All FranticBlue Note 556, BLP 5006, B-6503
BN347-0Tin Tin DeoBlue Note 555, BLP 5006, BLP 1001, BST2 84429, BST 89902
* Blue Note B-6503   James Moody And His Modernists/George Wallington And His Band - The Beginning And End Of Bop
* Blue Note BLP 1001   Various Artists - 25 Years Blue Note - Anniversary Album
= Blue Note BLP 2001, BST 82001   Various Artists - Blue Note Gems Of Jazz - Limited Edition
* Blue Note BST2 84429   Various Artists - The Best Of Blue Note
* Blue Note BST 89902   Various Artists - Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz, Volume 1 - 1939-1949
= Blue Note BN-LA158-G2   Various Artists - A Decade Of Jazz, Volume One - 1939-1949
* Blue Note BLP 5006   James Moody And His Modernists With Chano Pozo
= Blue Note CDP 7 84436 2   Art Blakey's Messengers, James Moody's Modernists - New Sounds
* Blue Note 553   James Moody - Tropicana / The Fuller Bop Man
* Blue Note 554   James Moody - Cu-Ba / Mooda-Morphosis
* Blue Note 556   James Moody - Moody's All Frantic / Workshop
* Blue Note 555   James Moody - Tin Tin Deo / Oh Henry!

James Moody / Don Byas

Don Byas, James Moody, tenor sax; and others.
Paris, France, circa 1948 or 1949
283Blues No. 1Blue Star (F) unknown; Atlantic unissued
284Blues No. 2-

1949

The James Moody Quartet/Octet

James Moody, tenor sax; Art Simmons, piano; Alvin "Buddy" Banks, bass; Clarence Terry, drums; Al Edwards, vocals.
Lausanne, Switzerland, April 30, 1949
ST3004Just MoodyVogue (F) V 5006, LD 014; Blue Note 1570, BLP 5010; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 97
ST3005StardustVogue (F) V 5006; Prestige 841, PRLP 157; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 97
ST3008Curly Top BluesVogue (F) V 5007; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 97
ST3009Moody And SoulVogue (F) V 5007; Prestige 841, PRLP 157; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 97
Frank Hooks, Trummy Young, trombone; Red Allen, alto sax; James Moody, Sandy Scott, tenor sax; Art Simmons, piano; Alvin "Buddy" Banks, bass; Clarence Terry, drums; Al Edwards, vocals.
KF5020Monday BluesVogue (F) V 5036; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 97
Buzzyunissued
* Jazz Legacy (F) JL 97   James Moody - In The Beginning - Jazz Legacy 47
* Vogue (F) LD 014   Max Roach
* Blue Note BLP 5010   Max Roach, James Moody, Art Blakey - New Sounds
* Prestige PRLP 157   New Sounds From France With James Moody
* Vogue (F) V 5006   James Moody - Just Moody / Stardust
* Blue Note 1570   Max Roach - Maximum / James Moody - Just Moody
* Prestige 841, 841x45   James Moody - Stardust / Moody And Soul
* Vogue (F) V 5007   James Moody - Curly Top Blues / Moody And Soul
* Vogue (F) V 5036   James Moody - Lover Man / Monday Blues

James Moody Quartet

James Moody, tenor sax; Art Simmons, piano; Alvin "Buddy" Banks, bass; Clarence Terry, drums.
Zurich, Switzerland, May 1, 1949
ST3006Hot House, Part 1Vogue (F) V 5008; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 97
ST3007Hot House, Part 2-
KF5019Lover ManVogue (F) V 5036; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 97
* Jazz Legacy (F) JL 97   James Moody - In The Beginning - Jazz Legacy 47
* Vogue (F) V 5008   James Moody - Hot House, Part 1 & 2
* Vogue (F) V 5036   James Moody - Lover Man / Monday Blues

James Moody Quintet / Don Byas Quartet

Nat Peck, trombone #1,2; James Moody, tenor sax; Don Byas, tenor sax #3,4; Bernard Peiffer, piano; Lucien Simoens, bass; Richie Frost, drums.
Studio Technisonor, Paris, France, July 7, 1949
1. ST2728-2ConvulsionsBlue Star (F) 130
2. ST2729-2Oh, Well! (as In The Mood)Blue Star (F) 130; Dial 1042, LP 211
3. ST2730-2VersoBlue Star (F) 131
4. ST2731-2Recto-
* Dial LP 211   James Moody, Charlie Parker, Wardell Gray, Dexter Gordon, Serge Chaloff, Don Byas - Mr. Saxophone...?
* Blue Star (F) 130   James Moody - Convulsions / Oh, Well!
* Dial 1042   James Moody - Oh, Well! / Dexter Gordon - Sweet And Lovely
* Blue Star (F) 131   Don Byas - Verso / Recto

James Moody And His Swedish Crowns

Leppe Sundevall, trumpet; Arne Domnerus, alto sax; James Moody, tenor sax; Per-Arne Croona, baritone sax; Gosta Theselius, piano; Yngve Akerberg, bass; Anders Burman, drums.
Stockholm, Sweden, October 7, 1949
mr25-AOut Of NowhereMetronome (Swd) B 504; Prestige 701, PREP 1340, PRLP 110, PR 7431; Esquire (E) 10-105
mr26These Foolish ThingsMetronome (Swd) B 507; Prestige 774, PRLP 110, PR 7431; Esquire (E) 10-105
Rolf Blomquist, Lennart Kohlin, James Moody, tenor sax; Thore Swanerud, piano; Yngve Akerberg, bass; Anders Burman, drums.
mr27Three Bop Mice, Part 1Metronome (Swd) MLP 15219, JMLP 2-102
mr28Three Bop Mice, Part 2-
* Prestige PR 7431   James Moody's Greatest Hits!
* Metronome (Swd) MLP 15219   James Moody - Moody's Mood For Love - Moody 49
* Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-102   Various Artists - Americans In Sweden 1949-1953, Vol. 1 - Dear Old Stockholm
* Prestige PRLP 110   James Moody Favorites No. 1
= Blue Star (F) BLP 6818   James Moody And His Swedish Crowns
* Prestige PREP 1340   James Moody In Sweden, Vol. 1
* Metronome (Swd) B 504   James Moody - Out Of Nowhere / Milt Jackson - Junior
* Prestige 701   James Moody - Lester Leaps In / Out Of Nowhere
* Esquire (E) 10-105   James Moody - Out Of Nowhere / These Foolish Things
* Metronome (Swd) B 507   James Moody - These Foolish Things / Allen Eager - Jane's Bounce
* Prestige 774   James Moody - These Foolish Things / I'm In The Mood For Groovin'

James Moody's Quintet

Leppe Sundevall, trumpet; James Moody, tenor sax; Thore Swanerud, piano; Yngve Akerberg, bass; Jack Noren, drums.
Stockholm, Sweden, October 12, 1949
mr29-AI'm In The Mood For Love (as I'm In The Mood For Groovin') (as I'm In The Mood For Bop)Metronome (Swd) B 501, MLP 15219; Prestige 774, PRLP 110, PR 7431; Esquire (E) 10-116; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-102
James Moody, tenor sax; Gosta Theselius, piano; Yngve Akerberg, bass; Jack Noren, drums.
mr30-AThe Flight Of The Bopple BeeMetronome (Swd) B 501, MLP 15219; Prestige 703, PREP 1340, PRLP 110, PR 7431; Esquire (E) 10-???; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-102
* Metronome (Swd) MLP 15219   James Moody - Moody's Mood For Love - Moody 49
* Prestige PR 7431   James Moody's Greatest Hits!
* Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-102   Various Artists - Americans In Sweden 1949-1953, Vol. 1 - Dear Old Stockholm
* Prestige PRLP 110   James Moody Favorites No. 1
= Blue Star (F) BLP 6818   James Moody And His Swedish Crowns
* Prestige PREP 1340   James Moody In Sweden, Vol. 1
* Metronome (Swd) B 501   James Moody - I'm In The Mood For Bop / The Flight Of The Bopple Bee
* Prestige 774   James Moody - These Foolish Things / I'm In The Mood For Groovin'
* Prestige 703, 703x45   James Moody - I'm In The Mood For Love / The Flight Of The Bopple Bee
* Esquire (E) 10-116, 10-???   no information

James Moody And His Swedish Crowns / James Moody's Sextet

Leppe Sundevall, trumpet; Arne Domnerus, James Moody, alto sax; Gosta Theselius, tenor sax; Per-Arne Croona, baritone sax; Thore Swanerud, piano; Yngve Akerberg, bass; Anders Burman, drums.
Stockholm, Sweden, October 12, 1949
mr31-ABody And SoulMetronome (Swd) B 502, MLP 15219; Prestige 730, PRLP 110, PR 7431; Esquire (E) 10-403; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-102
mr32I'm In The Mood For Love (as Moody's Mood For Love)Metronome (Swd) B 502, MLP 15219; Prestige 703, 45-418, PREP 1340, PRLP 110, PR 7431; Esquire (E) 10-118; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-102
Leppe Sundevall, trumpet; Arne Domnerus, alto sax; James Moody, tenor sax; Per-Arne Croona, baritone sax; Thore Swanerud, piano; Yngve Akerberg, bass; Anders Burman, drums.
mr33Lester Leaps InMetronome (Swd) B 503, MLP 15219; Prestige 701, PREP 1340, PRLP 110, PR 7431; Esquire (E) 10-???; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-102
* Metronome (Swd) MLP 15219   James Moody - Moody's Mood For Love - Moody 49
* Prestige PR 7431   James Moody's Greatest Hits!
* Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-102   Various Artists - Americans In Sweden 1949-1953, Vol. 1 - Dear Old Stockholm
* Prestige PRLP 110   James Moody Favorites No. 1
= Blue Star (F) BLP 6818   James Moody And His Swedish Crowns
* Prestige PREP 1340   James Moody In Sweden, Vol. 1
* Prestige 45-418   James Moody - I'm In The Mood For Love / Blue And Moody
* Metronome (Swd) B 502   James Moody - Body And Soul / I'm In The Mood For Love
* Prestige 730, 730x45   James Moody - Body And Soul / Blue And Moody
* Esquire (E) 10-403   James Moody - Body And Soul / How Deep Is The Ocean
* Prestige 703, 703x45   James Moody - I'm In The Mood For Love / The Flight Of The Bopple Bee
* Metronome (Swd) B 503   James Moody - Lester Leaps In / Indiana
* Prestige 701   James Moody - Lester Leaps In / Out Of Nowhere
* Esquire (E) 10-118, 10-???   no information

James Moody's Sextet

James Moody, tenor sax; Ulf Linde, vibes; Thore Swanerud, piano; Rolf Berg, guitar; Yngve Akerberg, bass; Anders Burman, drums.
Stockholm, Sweden, October 12, 1949
mr34IndianaMetronome (Swd) B 503, MLP 15219; Prestige PRLP 110, PR 7431; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-102
mr35-AGood BaitMetronome (Swd) B 514, MLP 15219; Prestige 716, PRLP 146, PR 7431; Esquire (E) 10-158; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-102
mr36DexteriousMetronome (Swd) B 511, MLP 15219; Prestige 716, PRLP 146, PR 7431; Esquire (E) 10-158; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-102
* Metronome (Swd) MLP 15219   James Moody - Moody's Mood For Love - Moody 49
* Prestige PR 7431   James Moody's Greatest Hits!
* Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-102   Various Artists - Americans In Sweden 1949-1953, Vol. 1 - Dear Old Stockholm
* Prestige PRLP 110   James Moody Favorites No. 1
= Blue Star (F) BLP 6818   James Moody And His Swedish Crowns
* Prestige PRLP 146   James Moody, Vol. 3
* Metronome (Swd) B 503   James Moody - Lester Leaps In / Indiana
* Metronome (Swd) B 514   James Moody - Good Bait / Dexter Gordon, Leo Parker - Wee Dot
* Prestige 716   James Moody - Good Bait / Dexterious
* Esquire (E) 10-158   James Moody - Good Bait / Dexterious
* Metronome (Swd) B 511   James Moody - Dexterious / Charlie Parker - Bird Gets The Worm

James Moody And His Cool Cats

James Moody, tenor sax; Thore Swanerud, piano; Yngve Akerberg, bass; Sven Bollhem, drums.
Stockholm, Sweden, October 18, 1949
mr37-AOver The RainbowMetronome (Swd) B 529, MLP 15219; Prestige PRLP 125, PR 7431; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-102
mr38-ABlue And MoodyPrestige 730, 45-418, PRLP 146, PR 7431; Metronome (Swd) MLP 15219, JMLP 2-102
* Metronome (Swd) MLP 15219   James Moody - Moody's Mood For Love - Moody 49
* Prestige PR 7431   James Moody's Greatest Hits!
* Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-102   Various Artists - Americans In Sweden 1949-1953, Vol. 1 - Dear Old Stockholm
* Prestige PRLP 125   James Moody Favorites, Vol. 2
* Prestige PRLP 146   James Moody, Vol. 3
* Prestige 45-418   James Moody - I'm In The Mood For Love / Blue And Moody
* Metronome (Swd) B 529   James Moody - Over The Rainbow / Rolf Blomquist - The Flower
* Prestige 730, 730x45   James Moody - Body And Soul / Blue And Moody

1950

James Moody Boptet

Nat Peck, trombone; Red Allen, Hubert Fol, alto sax; James Moody, tenor sax; Claude Pallier, baritone sax; Raymond Fol, piano, celeste; Alvin "Buddy" Banks, bass; Benny Bennett, drums.
Paris, France, July 7, 1950
OSW700-1DelooneySwing (F) SW 363
OSW701Real CoolPathe (F) 45EA 27
OSW702-1In The AnnaSwing (F) unissued
OSW702-2-Swing (F) SW 363
OSW703VoilaSwing (F) unissued
* Pathe (F) 45EA 27   James Moody
* Swing (F) SW 363   James Moody - Delooney / In The Anna

James Moody Quartet

James Moody, tenor sax; Ralph Schecroun, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.
Paris, France, October 9, 1950
OSW704-1NathPrestige PR 7605
OSW704-2-Pathe (F) C054-16030; Prestige PR 7605
OSW705I Can't Get StartedPathe (F) 45EA 27, C054-16030; Prestige PR 7605
OSW706Riffin' And Raffin'Pathe (F) C054-16030; Prestige PR 7605
OSW707St. Louis Blues-
OSW708In A RushPathe (F) 45EA 27, C054-16030; Prestige PR 7605
OSW709Embraceable You-
* Prestige PR 7605   Kenny Clarke, James Moody - The Paris Bebop Sessions
* Pathe (F) C054-16030   Various Artists - Swing Sessions, Vol. 10
* Pathe (F) 45EA 27   James Moody

1951

James Moody And His Band

Leppe Sundevall, bass trumpet; Arne Domnerus, James Moody, alto sax; Carl-Henrik Norin, tenor sax; Lars Gullin, baritone sax; Rolf Larsson, piano; Gunnar Almstedt, bass; Anders Burman, drums.
Stockholm, Sweden, January 23, 1951
mr192The Man I LovePrestige PRLP 146, PR 7441
mr193AgainPrestige 738, PRLP 125, PR 7441
mr194Embraceable YouPrestige 744, PR 7441
mr195-AHow Deep Is The OceanMetronome (Swd) B 581; Prestige 854, PRLP 146, PR 7441; Esquire (E) 10-403; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-102
* Prestige PR 7441   James Moody's Greatest Hits!, Vol. 2
* Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-102   Various Artists - Americans In Sweden 1949-1953, Vol. 1 - Dear Old Stockholm
* Prestige PRLP 146   James Moody, Vol. 3
* Prestige PRLP 125   James Moody Favorites, Vol. 2
* Prestige 738   James Moody - Again / Moody's Got Rhythm
* Prestige 744   James Moody - Embraceable You / Two Feathers
* Metronome (Swd) B 581   Rolf Blomquist - Steeplechase / James Moody - How Deep Is The Ocean
* Prestige 854   James Moody - How Deep Is The Ocean / Am I Blue
* Esquire (E) 10-403   James Moody - Body And Soul / How Deep Is The Ocean

James Moody And His Band

Leppe Sundevall, bass trumpet; Arne Domnerus, James Moody, alto sax; Carl-Henrik Norin, tenor sax; Lars Gullin, baritone sax; Rolf Larsson, piano; Gunnar Almstedt, bass; Anders Burman, drums.: same personnel.
Stockholm, Sweden, January 24, 1951
mr196Am I BluePrestige 854, PRLP 125, PR 7441
mr197I'll Get ByPrestige 768, PRLP 146, PR 7441
* Prestige PR 7441   James Moody's Greatest Hits!, Vol. 2
* Prestige PRLP 125   James Moody Favorites, Vol. 2
* Prestige PRLP 146   James Moody, Vol. 3
* Prestige 854   James Moody - How Deep Is The Ocean / Am I Blue
* Prestige 768   James Moody - Hey! Jim / I'll Get By

James Moody Sextet

Sixten Eriksson, trumpet; James Moody, tenor sax; Lars Gullin, baritone sax; Rolf Larsson, piano; Gunnar Almstedt, bass; Jack Noren, drums.
Stockholm, Sweden, January 24, 1951
mr198-ALove Walked InMetronome (Swd) B 556; Prestige PRLP 146, PR 7441
mr199-AAndrew Got Married (as Moody's Got Rhythm) (as Good Deal)Metronome (Swd) B 556; Prestige 738, PRLP 125, PR 7441
* Prestige PR 7441   James Moody's Greatest Hits!, Vol. 2
* Prestige PRLP 146   James Moody, Vol. 3
* Prestige PRLP 125   James Moody Favorites, Vol. 2
* Metronome (Swd) B 556   James Moody - Love Walked In / Andrew Got Married
= Esquire (E) 10-250   James Moody - Love Walked In / Good Deal
* Prestige 738   James Moody - Again / Moody's Got Rhythm

James Moody - Lars Gullin Quintet

James Moody, tenor sax; Lars Gullin, baritone sax; Rolf Larsson, piano; Gunnar Almstedt, bass; Anders Burman, drums.
Stockholm, Sweden, January 24, 1951
mr200Moody's Bounce (as Hey! Jim) (as Moody's Blues)Metronome (Swd) B 549; Prestige 768, PRLP 125, PR 7441
mr201-ATwo Feathers (as Two Fathers)Metronome (Swd) B 549; Prestige 744, PRLP 125, PR 7441
* Prestige PR 7441   James Moody's Greatest Hits!, Vol. 2
* Prestige PRLP 125   James Moody Favorites, Vol. 2
* Metronome (Swd) B 549   James Moody, Lars Gullin - Moody's Bounce / Two Fathers
= Esquire (E) 10-212   James Moody, Lars Gullin - Moody's Bounce / Two Feathers
* Prestige 768   James Moody - Hey! Jim / I'll Get By
* Prestige 744   James Moody - Embraceable You / Two Feathers

James Moody With Strings

James Moody, tenor sax; Rolf Larsson, piano; Gunnar Almstedt, bass; Anders Burman, drums; unidentified harp and strings.
Stockholm, Sweden, January 25, 1951
mr210-ACherokeeMetronome (Swd) B 543; Prestige PRLP 125, PR 7441
mr211-APennies From Heaven-
* Prestige PR 7441   James Moody's Greatest Hits!, Vol. 2
* Prestige PRLP 125   James Moody Favorites, Vol. 2
* Metronome (Swd) B 543; Esquire (E) 10-165   James Moody - Pennies From Heaven / Cherokee
= Prestige 756   James Moody - Cherokee / Pennies From Heaven

James Moody Avec Andre Hodeir Et Son Orchestre

Rene Reumont, French horn; Max Porret, flute; Robert Jeannoutot, oboe; Henri Bellicourt, clarinet, bass clarinet; James Moody, tenor, alto sax; Marcel Beaujojan, Lionel Gali, Jean Gaunet, Charles Vaudevoir, violin; Robert Jadoux, Guy Rogne, cello; Bernard Galais, harp; Raymond Fol, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Pierre Lemarchand, drums; Pepito Riebe, bongos; Andre Hodeir, arranger, conductor.
Paris, France, July 13, 1951
V4055Loving You The Way I DoVogue (F) V 3023, LD 018
V4056BedeliaVogue (F) V 3022, LD 018
V4057Autumn LeavesVogue (F) V 3024, LD 018
V4058So Very PrettyVogue (F) V 3025, LD 018
V4059Singing For YouVogue (F) V 3023, LD 018
V4060Shade Of BlondVogue (F) V 3024, LD 018
V4061Jackie My Little CatVogue (F) V 3022, LD 018
V4062September SerenadeVogue (F) V 3025, LD 018
* Vogue (F) LD 018   James Moody - Moody's Mood
= Blue Note BLP 5005   James Moody With Strings
* Vogue (F) V 3023; Blue Note 1588   James Moody - Loving You The Way I Do / Singing For You
* Vogue (F) V 3022; Blue Note 1587   James Moody - Bedelia / Jackie My Little Cat
* Vogue (F) V 3024; Blue Note 1585   James Moody - Autumn Leaves / Shade Of Blond
* Vogue (F) V 3025; Blue Note 1586   James Moody - So Very Pretty / September Serenade

James Moody Quintet

Roger Guerin, trumpet; James Moody, alto sax; Raymond Fol, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Pierre Lemarchand, drums.
Paris, France, July 27, 1951
51V4079More Than You KnowVogue (F) V 5117, LD 036
51V4080Deep Purple-
51V4081I Cover The WaterfrontVogue (F) LD 036
51V4082Moody's ModeVogue (F) LD 036; Pop (F) CBM 60010-30; Mode (F) CMDINT 9514
51V4083That's My DesireVogue (F) LD 036
51V4084Bootsie-
51V4085Bird Song (aka Lover Come Back To Me)-
51V4086This Is Always-
* Pop (F) CBM 60010-30   Various Artists - Blues Moderne - Jazz Pour Vous 2
* Mode (F) CMDINT 9514   Various Artists - The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 2
* Vogue (F) LD 036   James Moody Quintet
= Roost RLP 405   James Moody In France
* Vogue (F) V 5117   James Moody - More Than You Know / Deep Purple

James Moody And His Band

John Grims, trumpet; Bob Range, trombone; James Moody, tenor, alto sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; John Acea, piano; Larry Goins, bass; Chink Williams, drums.
NYC, October 24, 1951
4605Serenade In BlueEmArcy MG 26004, EP-1-6010, MG 36031
4606Margie-
4607Moody's Home-
4608Wiggle Wag-
* EmArcy MG 36031   James Moody - The Moody Story
= EmArcy (J) 195J-10104   The Complete James Moody On EmArcy
* EmArcy MG 26004   James Moody - The Moody Story
* EmArcy EP-1-6010   James Moody - Moody's Home

1952

James Moody And His Band

Dave Burns, trumpet; Donald Cole, trombone; James Moody, tenor, alto sax; Numa Moore, baritone sax; Sadik Hakim, piano; unknown, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums; Babs Gonzales, vocals #2.
NYC, May 21, 1952
1. 9163Until The Real Thing Comes AlongMercury 8290; EmArcy EP-1-6009, MG 26004, MG 36031
2. 9164Hey JimMercury 8290; EmArcy MG 26040
3. 9165Moody's ThemeMercury 70001; EmArcy EP-1-6009, MG 26004, MG 36031
4. 9166My IdealMercury 70001; EmArcy MG 26040, EP-1-6070, (J) 195J-10104
* EmArcy MG 36031   James Moody - The Moody Story
= EmArcy (J) 195J-10104   The Complete James Moody On EmArcy
* EmArcy MG 26004   James Moody - The Moody Story
* EmArcy MG 26040   James Moody - Moodsville
* EmArcy EP-1-6009   James Moody - The Moody Story
* EmArcy EP-1-6070   James Moody - Moodsville
* Mercury 8290, 8290x45   James Moody - Until The Real Thing Comes Along / Hey Jim
* Mercury 70001, 70001x45   James Moody - Moody's Theme / My Ideal

James Moody And His Band

Dave Burns, trumpet; unknown, trombone; James Moody, tenor, alto sax; Numa Moore, baritone sax; Sadik Hakim, piano; unknown, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums.
NYC, June 6, 1952
4811The BiteEmArcy MG 26040, MG 36031
4812Poor ButterflyEmArcy 16015, MG 26040, MG 36031
4813-1My Ideal (take 1)EmArcy (J) 195J-10104
4813-4My Ideal (take 4)-
4814St. Louis BluesEmArcy 16015, MG 26040, MG 36031
* EmArcy MG 36031   James Moody - The Moody Story
= EmArcy (J) 195J-10104   The Complete James Moody On EmArcy
* EmArcy MG 26040   James Moody - Moodsville
* EmArcy 16015, 16015x45   James Moody - Poor Butterfly / St. LouIs Blues

1953

James Moody And His Band

Dave Burns, trumpet; Donald Cole, Bennie Green, trombone; James Moody, tenor, alto sax; Numa Moore, baritone sax; Sadik Hakim, piano; unknown, bass; Teddy Stewart, drums; Babs Gonzales, vocals #1.
NYC, June 15, 1953
1. 9464The James Moody StoryMercury 70102; EmArcy EP-1-6009, MG 26004, MG 36031
2. 9465And Now Moody Speaks-
3. 9466Feelin' LowMercury 70185; EmArcy EP-1-6070, MG 26040, MG 36050, (J) 195J-10104
4. 9467Wail BaitMercury 70185; EmArcy MG 26040, MG 36050, (J) 195J-10104
* EmArcy MG 36031   James Moody - The Moody Story
= EmArcy (J) 195J-10104   The Complete James Moody On EmArcy
* EmArcy MG 36050   Various Artists - Volume III-Giants Of Jazz - The Jazz Greats: Reeds-Part I
* EmArcy MG 26004   James Moody - The Moody Story
* EmArcy MG 26040   James Moody - Moodsville
* EmArcy EP-1-6009   James Moody - The Moody Story
* EmArcy EP-1-6070   James Moody - Moodsville
* Mercury 70102, 70102x45   James Moody - The James Moody Story / And Now Moody Speaks
* Mercury 70185, 70185x45   James Moody - Feelin' Low / Wail Bait

1954

James Moody And His Band

Dave Burns, trumpet; William Shepherd, trombone; James Moody, tenor, alto sax; Pee Wee Moore, baritone sax; Sadik Hakim, piano; John Lathan, bass; Joe Harris, drums; Eddie Jefferson, vocals #4.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 8, 1954
1. 548I'm Gone (as NJR)Prestige 881, PREP 1324, PRLP 192, PRLP 7072, PR 24015
2. 549A Hundred Years From TodayPrestige 881, PREP 1324, PRLP 192, PRLP 7072
3. 550Keepin' Up With JonesyPrestige 885, PREP 1324, PRLP 192, PRLP 7072
4. 551WorkshopPrestige 885, PREP 1324, PRLP 192, PRLP 7072, PR 24015
* Prestige PRLP 7072   James Moody And His Band - Moody
= Prestige PRLP 7179   James Moody And His Band - Moody's Workshop
= Prestige PR 7663   James Moody - Workshop, Vol. 1
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1837-2   James Moody - Moody's Mood For Blues
* Prestige PR 24015   James Moody
* Prestige PRLP 192   James Moody's Moods
* Prestige PREP 1324   James Moody And His Band
* Prestige 881, 881x45   James Moody - NJR / A Hundred Years From Today
* Prestige 885, 885x45   James Moody - Keepin' Up With Jonesy / Workshop

James Moody And His Band

Dave Burns, trumpet; William Shepherd, trombone; James Moody, tenor, alto sax; Pee Wee Moore, baritone sax; Jimmy Boyd, piano; John Lathan, bass; Joe Harris, drums; Iona Wade, vocals #1.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 12, 1954
1. 564That Man O' MinePrestige 890, PREP 1369, PR 7663; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1837-2
2. 565Over The RainbowPrestige 896, PREP 1369, PRLP 192, PRLP 7072
3. 566Jack Raggs-
4. 567Mambo With MoodyPrestige 890, PREP 1369, PRLP 192, PRLP 7072, PR 24015
* Prestige PRLP 7072   James Moody And His Band - Moody
= Prestige PRLP 7179   James Moody And His Band - Moody's Workshop
= Prestige PR 7663   James Moody - Workshop, Vol. 1
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1837-2   James Moody - Moody's Mood For Blues
* Prestige PR 24015   James Moody
* Prestige PRLP 192   James Moody's Moods
* Prestige PREP 1369   James Moody
* Prestige 890   James Moody - That Man O' Mine / Mambo With Moody
* Prestige 896   James Moody - Over The Rainbow / Jack Raggs

James Moody And His Band

Dave Burns, trumpet; William Shepherd, trombone; James Moody, tenor, alto sax; Pee Wee Moore, baritone sax; Jimmy Boyd, piano; John Lathan, bass; Clarence Johnson, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 29, 1954
623-1It Might As Well Be Spring (take 1) (tenor)Prestige PRLP 192, PRLP 7056, PR 7663; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1837-2
623-2It Might As Well Be Spring (take 2) (alto)Prestige 903, PRLP 198, PRLP 7072; Moodsville MVLP 35
624Blues In The ClosetPrestige 914, PREP 1363, PRLP 198, PRLP 7072
625Moody's Mood For BluesPrestige 899, PREP 1363, PRLP 198, PRLP 7072, PR 24015
* Prestige PRLP 7056, PR 7554; Original Jazz Classics OJC-188   James Moody's Moods
* Prestige PRLP 7072   James Moody And His Band - Moody
= Prestige PRLP 7179   James Moody And His Band - Moody's Workshop
= Prestige PR 7663   James Moody - Workshop, Vol. 1
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1837-2   James Moody - Moody's Mood For Blues
* Moodsville MVLP 35   Various Artists - Music Of Richard Rodgers Played By America's Greatest Jazzmen
* Prestige PR 24015   James Moody
* Prestige PRLP 192   James Moody's Moods
* Prestige PRLP 198   James Moody - Moody
* Prestige PREP 1363   James Moody, Eddie Jefferson - James Moody And The Blues
* Prestige 903   James Moody - It Might As Well Be Spring / Faster James
* Prestige 914   James Moody - Blues In The Closet / Nobody Knows (The Trouble I've Seen)
* Prestige 899   James Moody - Moody's Mood For Blues / no info

1955 (age 30)

James Moody And His Band

Dave Burns, trumpet; William Shepherd, trombone; James Moody, tenor, alto sax; Pee Wee Moore, baritone sax; Jimmy Boyd, piano; John Lathan, bass; Clarence Johnson, drums; Eddie Jefferson, vocals #2.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 28, 1955
1. 687Nobody Knows The Trouble I've SeenPrestige 914, PRLP 198, PRLP 7072
2. 688I Got The BluesPrestige 917, PREP 1363, PRLP 198, PRLP 7056, PR 7663, PR 24015; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1837-2
3. 689Blue WalkPrestige 917, PRLP 198, PRLP 7056, PR 7663, PR 24015; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1837-2
4. 690Faster JamesPrestige 903, PRLP 198, PRLP 7056, PR 7663; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1837-2
* Prestige PRLP 7072   James Moody And His Band - Moody
= Prestige PRLP 7179   James Moody And His Band - Moody's Workshop
= Prestige PR 7663   James Moody - Workshop, Vol. 1
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1837-2   James Moody - Moody's Mood For Blues
* Prestige PRLP 7056, PR 7554; Original Jazz Classics OJC-188   James Moody's Moods
* Prestige PR 24015   James Moody
* Prestige PRLP 198   James Moody - Moody
* Prestige PREP 1363   James Moody, Eddie Jefferson - James Moody And The Blues
* Prestige 914   James Moody - Blues In The Closet / Nobody Knows (The Trouble I've Seen)
* Prestige 917   James Moody - I Got The Blues / Blue Walk
* Prestige 903   James Moody - It Might As Well Be Spring / Faster James

James Moody And His Band

Dave Burns, trumpet; William Shepherd, trombone; James Moody, tenor, alto sax; Pee Wee Moore, baritone sax; Jimmy Boyd, piano; John Lathan, bass; Clarence Johnson, drums; Eddie Jefferson, vocals #2.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 23, 1955
1. 785There Will Never Be Another YouPrestige PRLP 7011
2. 786DisappointedPrestige 45-141, PRLP 7011, PR 24015
3. 787Hard To GetPrestige PRLP 7011
4. 788Little Ricky-
* Prestige PRLP 7011; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1780-2   James Moody - Hi Fi Party
= Prestige PR 7740   James Moody - Hi-Fi Party, Vol. 2
* Prestige PR 24015   James Moody
* Prestige 45-141   James Moody - Disappointed, Part 1 & 2

James Moody And His Band

Dave Burns, trumpet; William Shepherd, trombone; James Moody, tenor, alto sax; Pee Wee Moore, baritone sax; Jimmy Boyd, piano; John Lathan, bass; Clarence Johnson, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 24, 1955
789Big BenPrestige PRLP 7011
790Little John-
791Show Eyes-
792And You Called My Name-
793Jammin' With JamesPrestige PRLP 7056, PR 7740, PR 24015; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1780-2
* Prestige PRLP 7011; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1780-2   James Moody - Hi Fi Party
= Prestige PR 7740   James Moody - Hi-Fi Party, Vol. 2
* Prestige PRLP 7056, PR 7554; Original Jazz Classics OJC-188   James Moody's Moods
* Prestige PR 24015   James Moody

James Moody And His Band

Dave Burns, trumpet; William Shepherd, trombone; James Moody, tenor, alto sax; Pee Wee Moore, baritone sax; Jimmy Boyd, piano; John Lathan, bass; Clarence Johnson, drums.: same personnel.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 12, 1955
831The Golden TouchPrestige PRLP 7036
832The Nearness Of You-
833The Donkey SerenadePrestige PRLP 7036, PR 24015
834Moody's Blue AgainPrestige PRLP 7036
835The StrutPrestige PRLP 7056, PR 7853; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1791-2
836A Sinner Kissed An Angel-
837Wail Moody, WailPrestige PRLP 7036, PR 24015
* Prestige PRLP 7036; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1791-2   James Moody And His Band - Wail Moody Wail
= Prestige PR 7853   James Moody - Wail Moody, Wail, Vol. 3
* Prestige PR 24015   James Moody
* Prestige PRLP 7056, PR 7554; Original Jazz Classics OJC-188   James Moody's Moods

1956

James Moody And His Band

Johnny Coles, trumpet; William Shepherd, trombone; James Moody, tenor, alto sax, flute; Pee Wee Moore, baritone sax; Jimmy Boyd, piano; John Lathan, bass; Clarence Johnston, drums; Eddie Jefferson, vocals #3,4,7.
Chicago, IL, February, 1956?
1. 8049Flute 'N The BluesArgo LP 603; Chess 2ACMJ 403
2. 8050Breaking The BluesArgo LP 603; Chess 2ACMJ 403; Cadet 2CA 60010
3. 8051Birdland StoryArgo LP 603; Chess 2ACMJ 403
4. 8052Parker's Mood-
5. 8053If Dreams Come TrueChess unissued
6. 8054Boo's TuneArgo LP 603; Chess 2ACMJ 403; Cadet 2CA 60010
7. 8055?I Cover The WaterfrontArgo LP 603; Chess 2ACMJ 403
8. 8056It Could Happen To YouArgo LP 603
9. 8057Easy Living-
10. 8058Body And SoulArgo LP 603; Chess 2ACMJ 403
11. 8059Untitled OriginalChess unissued
12. 8060Richard's BluesArgo LP 603; Chess 2ACMJ 403
* Argo LP 603   James Moody - Flute 'N The Blues
* Chess 2ACMJ 403   James Moody - Moody's Mood
* Cadet 2CA 60010   James Moody - Everything You've Always Wanted To Know About Sax (And Flute)

James Moody and others

James Moody, woodwinds; and others.
possibly Chicago, IL, February-March, 1956
9251Moody's Mood For Cha ChaCadet 2CA 60010
9252Darben The Redd FoxChess unissued
* Cadet 2CA 60010   James Moody - Everything You've Always Wanted To Know About Sax (And Flute)

James Moody And His Band

John Coles, trumpet; Donald Cole, trombone; James Moody, tenor sax, flute; Tate Houston, baritone sax; Jimmy Boyd, piano; John Latham, bass; Clarence Johnston, drums; Eddie Jefferson, vocals #1.
Chicago, IL, December 14, 1956
1. 8356I'm In The Mood For LoveChecker 855; Argo LP 613; Chess 2ACMJ 403
2. 8357Billie's Bounce-
3. 8358You Go To My HeadArgo LP 613; Chess 2ACMJ 403
4. 8359Phil Up-
* Argo LP 613   James Moody - Moody's Mood For Love
* Chess 2ACMJ 403   James Moody - Moody's Mood
* Checker 855   James Moody - I'm In The Mood For Love / Billie's Bounce

1957

James Moody Combo

John Coles, trumpet #1-5; James Moody, tenor sax, flute; Benny Golson, piano #2; Jimmy Boyd, piano #1,3-6, peck horn #2; John Latham, bass; Clarence Johnston, drums.
Chicago, IL, January 13, 1957
1. 8383TenderlyChess unissued
2. 8384Foolin' The BluesArgo LP 613; Chess 2ACMJ 403
3. 8385Don't Blame MeChess unissued
4. 8386Mean To MeArgo LP 613; Chess 2ACMJ 403
5. 8387Stardust-
6.Plus Eight-
* Argo LP 613   James Moody - Moody's Mood For Love
* Chess 2ACMJ 403   James Moody - Moody's Mood

1958

James Moody With Johnny Pate's Orchestra

Sonny Cohn, Flip Ricard, Earl Turner, trumpet; John Avant, trombone; Bill Atkins, Lenny Druss, alto sax; Eddie Johnson, Sandy Mosse, Vito Price, tenor sax; James Moody, tenor, alto sax, flute; Pat Patrick, baritone sax; Floyd Morris or Junior Mance, piano; John Gray, guitar; Johnnie Pate, bass, tuba, arranger; Red Holt, drums.
Chicago, IL, September 13, 14 & 16, 1958
9009What's NewArgo EP 1080, LP 637; Chess 2ACMJ 403
9010There She Goes-
9011Don't Worry About MeArgo EP 1080, LP 637; Chess 2ACMJ 403; Cadet 2CA 60010
9012The Moody OneArgo LP 637; Chess 2ACMJ 403
9012-?The Moody One (False Start)Argo LP 637
9013YvonneArgo LP 637; Chess 2ACMJ 403
9014Last Train From OverbrookArgo EP 1080, LP 637; Chess 2ACMJ 403; Cadet 2CA 60010
9015All The Things You AreArgo LP 637; Chess 2ACMJ 403
9016Tico TicoArgo LP 637; Chess 2ACMJ 403; Cadet 2CA 60010
9017Brother Yusef-
9018Why Don't YouArgo LP 637; Chess 2ACMJ 403
* Argo LP 637   James Moody - Last Train From Overbrook
* Chess 2ACMJ 403   James Moody - Moody's Mood
* Cadet 2CA 60010   James Moody - Everything You've Always Wanted To Know About Sax (And Flute)
* Argo EP 1080   James Moody - Last Train From Overbrook

James Moody and others

James Moody, woodwinds; and others.
late 1958?
9297Blues For The QueenChess unissued
9298Windy-
9299Missing You-
9300Argo Blues-

1959

James Moody And His Band

Johnny Coles, trumpet; Tom McIntosh, trombone; James Moody, tenor, alto sax, flute; Musa Kaleem, baritone sax; Gene Kee, piano; John Lathen, bass; Clarence Johnston, drums.
Chicago, IL, August, 1959
9668Out Of NowhereArgo LP 648
9669 | K8OW-9628Darben The Redd FoxArgo 5347, LP 648; Cadet 2CA 60010
9670 | K8OW-9629Little Girl BlueArgo 5347, LP 648
9671DaahoudArgo LP 648
9672With Malice Toward None-
9673Cookie-
9674R.B.Q.-
9675Yesterdays-
* Argo LP 648   James Moody
* Cadet 2CA 60010   James Moody - Everything You've Always Wanted To Know About Sax (And Flute)
* Argo 5347   James Moody - Darben The Redd Fox / Little Girl Blue

James Moody And His Band

James Moody, tenor sax, flute; Johnny Gray, guitar; Eldee Young, bass; Clarence Johnston, drums; Eddie Jefferson, vocals #9,10.
Ter-Mar Recording Studio, Chicago, IL, December 29, 1959
1. 9930Trouble In De LowlandsArgo LP 666
2. 9931Tali-
3. 9932Please Say Yes-
4. 9933Stella By StarlightArgo LP 666; Cadet 2CA 60010
5. 9934Indian SummerArgo LP 666
6. 9935Blue Jubilee-
7. 9936Woody'n YouArgo LP 666; Cadet 2CA 60010
8. 9937Don't Blame MeArgo LP 666
9. 9938Last Train From Overbrook-
10. 9939Summertime-
* Argo LP 666   Hey! It's James Moody
* Cadet 2CA 60010   James Moody - Everything You've Always Wanted To Know About Sax (And Flute)

1960

James Moody With Torrie Zito's Orchestra

Ray Alonge, John Barrows, Jim Buffington, French horn; James Moody, tenor, alto sax, flute; Phil Bonder, Leon Cohen, Joseph Soldo, woodwinds; Tommy Flanagan, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; Torrie Zito, arranger, conductor.
NYC, July 5 & 6, 1960 & January 16, 1961
10677Another DayArgo LP 679
10678Dorian Mood-
10679Fools Rush In-
James Moody, tenor, alto sax, flute; Hank Jones, piano; John Beal, bass; Osie Johnson, drums; unidentified large string orchestra, Torrie Zito, arranger, conductor.
10680DorotheeArgo LP 679; Cadet LP 784, 2CA 60010
10681A Song Of LoveArgo LP 679
10682All My LifeArgo LP 679; Cadet LP 784
10683I Remember CliffordArgo LP 679, ALPS 1; Cadet LP 784
Burt Collins, Irving Markowitz, Don Stratton, trumpet; Tom McIntosh, Freddie Zito, trombone; Ray Alonge, Richard Berg, French horn; Don Butterfield, tuba; James Moody, tenor, alto sax, flute; Torrie Zito, piano, arranger, conductor; George Duvivier, bass; Tom Gillen, drums.
10684Love Walked InArgo LP 679
10685?Love For Sale-
10686SomersetArgo LP 679; Cadet 2CA 60010
10687I'm Old FashionedArgo LP 679
* Argo LP 679   James Moody - Moody With Strings
* Cadet LP 784   Various Artists - Mood To Be Wooed
* Cadet 2CA 60010   James Moody - Everything You've Always Wanted To Know About Sax (And Flute)
* Argo ALPS 1   Various Artists - The Best Of Argo Jazz

1961

James Moody and others

James Moody, woodwinds; and others.
mid 1961?
11003DisappointedChess unissued
11004'Round Midnight-
11005Stablemates-

James Moody And His Band

Howard McGhee, trumpet; Bernard McKinney, trombone; James Moody, tenor, alto sax, flute; Musa Kaleem, baritone sax; Sonny Donaldson, piano; Steve Davis, bass; Arnold Enlow, drums; Eddie Jefferson, vocals #4,9.
"The Jazz Workshop", San Francisco, CA, 1961
1. 10955BloozeyCadet 2CA 60010
2. 10956Little BuckArgo LP 756
3. 10957Home Fries-
4. 10958Disappointed-
5. 10959It Might As Well Be SpringArgo LP 756; Cadet 2CA 60010
6. 10960One For NatArgo LP 756
7. 10961Bunny Boo-
8. 10962The Jazz TwistArgo LP 756; Cadet 2CA 60010
9. 10963Sister SadieArgo LP 756
10.Moody Flooty-
* Cadet 2CA 60010   James Moody - Everything You've Always Wanted To Know About Sax (And Flute)
* Argo LP 756   James Moody - Cookin' The Blues

1962

James Moody With Tom McIntosh's Orchestra

Paul Serrano, trumpet; John Avant, trombone; James Moody, tenor sax, flute; Kenny Barron, piano; Ernest Outlaw, bass; Marshall Thompson, drums; Tom McIntosh, arranger.
Ter-Mar Recording Studio, Chicago, IL, January 30, 1962
11438The Last One (Children's Dance)Chess unissued
11439The Day AfterArgo LP 695
11440From The TowerChess unissued
11441Sassy LadyArgo LP 695
11442Ally, Part 1-
11443Ally, Part 2-
11444Pleyel D'Jaime-
11445Spastic-
Ally, Part 3-
Minuet In G-
Cup Bearers-
* Argo LP 695   James Moody - Another Bag

James Moody and others

James Moody, woodwinds; and others.
early 1962?
11418FunnyChess unissued
11419Somewhere-
11420Goodbye Old Girl-
11421Maria-
11422Poo Poo-

1963

James Moody With Tom McIntosh's Orchestra

Johnny Coles, Thad Jones, trumpet; Hubert Laws, flute; James Moody, tenor, alto sax, flute; Hank Jones or Bernie Leighton, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; Richard Davis, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; Tom McIntosh, arranger.
NYC, June 17 & 18, 1963
12522Malice Toward NoneArgo LP 725; Cadet 2CA 60010
12523The SearchArgo LP 725
12524Blues Impromptu-
12525Opales'que-
12526Let's Try-
12527Great DayArgo LP 725; Cadet 2CA 60010; Chess (E) CRL 4505; Marble Arch (E) MAL 725
12528One Never KnowsArgo LP 725
* Argo LP 725; Chess CH 91522, CH 9117   James Moody - Great Day
* Cadet 2CA 60010   James Moody - Everything You've Always Wanted To Know About Sax (And Flute)
* Chess (E) CRL 4505   Various Artists - Modern Jazz Today
* Marble Arch (E) MAL 725   Various Artists - Modern Jazz Today

James Moody And His Band

James Moody, tenor, alto sax, flute; Kenny Barron, piano, organ; George Eskridge, guitar; Chris White, bass; Rudy Collins, drums.
NYC, September 16, 1963
12704I've Grown Accustomed To Your FaceArgo LP 740; Cadet 2CA 60010
12705Zanzibar-
12706Sonnymoon For TwoArgo LP 740
12707Dizzy-
12708OleArgo LP 740; Cadet 2CA 60010
12709Please Send Me Someone To LoveArgo LP 740
12710Autumn Leaves-
12711In Other Words (Fly Me To The Moon)-
* Argo LP 740   James Moody - Comin' On Strong
* Cadet 2CA 60010   James Moody - Everything You've Always Wanted To Know About Sax (And Flute)

1964

James Moody Quintet

Thad Jones, trumpet; James Moody, tenor, alto sax, flute; Patti Bown, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Albert Heath, drums; Marie Volpee, vocals #2.
Nola Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, August 1 & 4, 1964
1.Buster's Last StandScepter LP 525; DJM Records (E) DJM 22039
2.Paint The Town RedScepter LP 525
3.Em Prean Shore-
4.CapersScepter LP 525; DJM Records (E) DJM 22039
5.If You Grin (You're In)Scepter LP 525
6.Wayward Plaint-
7.Figurine-
Patti Bown, piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Marie Volpee, vocals.
Giant StepsScepter LP 526
* Scepter LP 525   James Moody - Running The Gamut
= UpFront UPF 177   James Moody's Moods
* DJM Records (E) DJM 22039   James Moody, Thad Jones And Art Farmer - Group Therapy
* Scepter LP 526   New York Jazz Sextet - Group Therapy

1965 (age 40)

New York Jazz Sextet

Art Farmer, flugelhorn; Tom McIntosh, trombone; James Moody, tenor sax, flute; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Albert Heath, drums.
NYC, December 27, 1965 & January 17, 1966
SignatureDJM Records (E) DJM 22039
Bottom On TopScepter LP 526; DJM Records (E) DJM 22039
Supplication-
Another Look-
Dim After DayScepter LP 526
Indian Summer-
Joy ShoutScepter LP 526; DJM Records (E) DJM 22039
* DJM Records (E) DJM 22039   James Moody, Thad Jones And Art Farmer - Group Therapy
* Scepter LP 526   New York Jazz Sextet - Group Therapy

1966

James Moody With Tom McIntosh's Orchestra

James Moody, tenor sax; with "Brass Figures" orchestra: Snooky Young, trumpet; Joe Newman, Jimmy Owens, trumpet, flugelhorn; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Don Butterfield, tuba; Kenny Barron, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; Tom McIntosh, arranger, conductor.
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, October-November, 1966
Smack-A-MacMilestone MLP 1005
Bess, You Is My Woman Now-
Love, Where Are You-
Au PrivaveMilestone MLP 1005, M-9166
Simplicity And BeautyMilestone MLP 1005
* Milestone MLP 1005, MSP 9005; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1099-2   James Moody - Moody And The Brass Figures
* Milestone M-9166, MCD-9166-2   Various Artists - Bird Lives!

James Moody Quartet

James Moody, tenor sax, flute; Kenny Barron, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, October-November, 1966
CherokeeMilestone MLP 1005
The Moon Was Yellow-
Ruby, My Dear-
Never Again-
* Milestone MLP 1005, MSP 9005; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1099-2   James Moody - Moody And The Brass Figures

1968

James Moody With Tom McIntosh's Orchestra

Britt Woodman, trombone; Jim Buffington, French horn; James Moody, flute; Alfred Brown, viola; Charles McCracken, Kermit Moore, cello; Dick Katz, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Connie Kay, drums; Linda November, vocals; Tom McIntosh, arranger, conductor.
NYC, August 14, 1968
Gone Are The DaysMilestone MSP 9023
Feeling Low-
You Got To Pay-
* Milestone MSP 9023; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-954-2   James Moody - The Blues And Other Colors

1969

James Moody With Tom McIntosh's Orchestra

Johnny Coles, trumpet, flugelhorn; Tom McIntosh, trombone, arranger, conductor; Joe Farrell, alto flute, oboe, alto sax; James Moody, soprano sax, flute; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Kenny Barron, piano; Ron Carter, bass, electric bass; Freddie Waits, drums.
NYC, January 3 & February 11, 1969
Main StemMilestone MSP 9023
A Statement-
Old Folks-
Johnny Coles, trumpet, flugelhorn; Tom McIntosh, trombone, arranger, conductor; Joe Farrell, alto flute, oboe, alto sax; James Moody, soprano sax, flute; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Kenny Barron, piano; Sam Brown, guitar; Ben Tucker, bass, electric bass; Freddie Waits, drums.
Everyone Needs It-
Savannah Calling-
* Milestone MSP 9023; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-954-2   James Moody - The Blues And Other Colors

James Moody Quartet

James Moody, tenor, alto sax; Barry Harris, piano; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; Alan Dawson, drums; Eddie Jefferson, vocals #7,8.
NYC, February 14, 1969
1.Darbin The Redd FoxPrestige PR 7625
2.Don't Look Away Now!-
3.Hear Me-
4.Last Train From Overbrook-
5.When I Fall In Love-
6.Easy Living-
7.Hey Herb!-
8.Where's Alpert-
* Prestige PR 7625; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-925-2   James Moody - Don't Look Away Now!

1971

James Moody Quartet

James Moody, tenor sax, flute; Michael Longo, piano; Samuel Jones, bass; Frederick Waits, drums; Eddie Jefferson, vocals.
NYC, circa 1971
Heritage HumPerception Records PLP 22
Song For Sore Ears-
Road Runner-
Can't Fool Around With Love-
Rainy Days-
Travel On-
Soul Searching-
Parker's Mood-
Pennies From Heaven-
* Perception Records PLP 22   James Moody - Heritage Hum

1972

James Moody And The Hip Organ Trio

James Moody, tenor sax; Mickey Tucker, organ; Roland Wilson, Fender bass; Eddie Gladden, drums.
June 8, 1972
Never AgainMuse MR 5001
Secret Love-
A Little 3 For L.C.-
St. Thomas-
This One's For You-
Freedom Jazz Dance-
James Moody, tenor sax, flute; Mickey Tucker, organ; Roland Wilson, Fender bass; Eddie Gladden, drums.
Never Again
My Secret Love
A Little 3 For LC
Right OnXanadu FDC 5176, (J) CRCJ-5014
Down St. Thomes Way
All The Things You AreXanadu FDC 5176, (J) CRCJ-5014
This One's For You
Freedom Jazz Dance
Giant StepsXanadu FDC 5176, (J) CRCJ-5014
* Muse MR 5001   James Moody - Never Again!
= Xanadu FDC 5176, (J) CRCJ-5014   James Moody And The Hip Organ Trio

1973

James Moody Quartet

James Moody, alto, tenor sax, flute; Kenny Barron, piano, electric piano, harpsichord; Larry Ridley, bass; Freddie Waits, drums, misc. percussion, tin flute.
Mediasound, NYC, January 15, 1973
AnthropologyMuse MR 5020
Dreams-
Autumn Leaves-
Wave-
Morning Glory-
Kriss Kross-
* Muse MR 5020, MCD 5020; 32 Jazz 32045; Savoy Jazz SVY 17276   James Moody - Feelin' It Together

James Moody Combo

James Moody, tenor sax, flute; Tennyson Stephens, piano; Jodie Christian, piano, tambourine; Richard Evans, bass; Marshall Thompson, jazz drums, congas; Andre Fisher, rock drums.
P.S. Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, 1973
Don't Let Me Be LonelyPaula LPS 4003
Good Sense Humor Man-
First Thing In The Morning-
Country City Country-
World Is A Ghetto-
Trilby-
You're Right As Rain-
Moody's Mood-
* Paula LPS 4003   James Moody - Sax And Flute Man

1976 (age 51)

James Moody Septet

Joe Newman, trumpet; James Moody, tenor, alto, soprano sax; Kenny Barron, piano; Roland Prince, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Eddie Gladden, drums; Emanuel Rahim, percussion.
NYC, 1976
A StatementVanguard VSD-79366
Old King Tut-
Stefanie-
Funky Jazz Walk-
A Funky Aura-
Keep It Greasy-
Pot Licka-
* Vanguard VSD-79366   James Moody - Timeless Aura

James Moody Octet

Randy Brecker, trumpet; Clark Terry, flugelhorn; James Moody, tenor, alto, soprano sax; Kenny Barron, piano; Roland Prince, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Eddie Gladden, drums; Emanuel Rahim, percussion.
NYC, 1976
This MasqueradeVanguard VSD-79381
Moody's Mood For Love-
Clabber Biscuits-
Last Train From Overbrook-
Sun Journey-
Sun In Pisces-
* Vanguard VSD-79381   James Moody - Sun Journey

1977

James Moody Sextet

James Moody, tenor, soprano sax, flute, vocals; Mark Grey, keyboards; Billy Butler, Carl Lynch, guitar; Herb Bushler, bass; Jimmy Johnson, percussion; Tom McIntosh, arranger.
NYC, 1977
Nairobi To SoulvilleVanguard VSD-79404
Love Was The Cause-
The Television Song-
Beyond This World-
You Follow Me-
Dis-Kom-Blu-Ba-Late Me Baby-
Put Your Shoes On Baby-
* Vanguard VSD-79404   James Moody - Beyond This World

1986 (age 61)

James Moody Quartet

James Moody, tenor, alto sax, flute; Kirk Lightsey, piano; Todd Coolman, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums.
NYC, July 1 & 2, 1986
I'm In The Mood For LoveNovus 3004-1-N
Real Feels Good-
Nubian Fantasies-
Transfer To Manhattan-
More Than You Know-
Inside Lover-
* Novus 3004-1-N   James Moody - Something Special

1989

James Moody Quartet With Dizzy Gillespie

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals #3,7; James Moody, tenor, alto sax, flute, vocals; Marc Cohen, piano, synthesizer; Todd Coolman, bass; Akira Tana, drums.
NYC, March 11, 12 & 13, 1989
1.My Melancholy BabyNovus 3063-1-N
2.Sweet And Lovely-
3.Con Alma-
4.Skippin'-
5.Confirmation-
6.My Ideal-
7.Get The Booty-
* Novus 3063-1-N   James Moody - Sweet And Lovely

2003 (age 78)

James Moody With Bob Belden's Orchestra

Jeremy Pelt, trumpet; Jim Rotondi, flugelhorn; David Gibson, trombone; John Clark, French horn; Lawrence Feldman, bass flute, flute; Charles Pillow, English horn; James Moody, tenor sax, rap; David Hazeltine, piano; Scott Kinsey, keyboards, electric piano, piano, programs; Vic Juris, guitar; Todd Coolman, bass; Hans Glawischnig, electric bass, bass; Billy Kilson, Anthony Pinciotti, drums; Don Alias, congas, percussion; The Kid Next Door, all other sounds; Mostly Bandits, vocals; Bob Belden, arranger.
Avatar Studios, NYC, May 21-23, 2003
A Message To MoodySavoy SVY 17200
Lazy Afternoon-
Into The Shadows-
Main Title: Glengarry, Glenross-
Simplicity And Beauty-
We All Love Moody-
Moody Tune-
And Then Again-
Homage-
Love Was The Cause For All Good Things-
* Savoy SVY 17200   James Moody - Homage

2006 (age 81)

The James Moody And Hank Jones Quartet

James Moody, tenor sax, flute; Hank Jones, piano; Todd Coolman, bass; Adam Nussbaum, drums; Roberta Gambarini, vocals #12.
NYC, June 28 & 29, 2006
1.Our DelightIPO Recordings IPOC 1013
2.Birk's Works-
3.Con Alma-
4.Lady Bird-
5.Eternal Triangle-
6.Body And Soul-
7.Good Bait-
8.Darben The Red Foxx-
9.Soul Trane-
10.Woody'n You-
11.Old Folks-
12.Moody's Groove-
* IPO Recordings IPOC 1013   The James Moody And Hank Jones Quartet - Our Delight

2008

James Moody Quartet

James Moody, tenor sax; Kenny Barron, piano; Todd Coolman, bass; Lewis Nash, drums.
NYC, July 21 & 22, 2008
Secret LoveIPO Recordings IPOC 1016
Voyager-
'Round Midnight-
Without A Song-
Stella By Starlight-
East Of The Sun-
Stablemates-
Bye Bye Blackbird-
* IPO Recordings IPOC 1016   James Moody - Moody 4A

James Moody Quartet

James Moody, tenor sax; Kenny Barron, piano; Todd Coolman, bass; Lewis Nash, drums.: same personnel.
NYC, July 23, 2008
Take The "A" TrainIPO Recordings IPOC 1017
Hot House-
Speak Low-
Polka Dots And Moonbeams-
I Love You-
O.P. Update-
Nikara's Song-
Along Came Betty-
But Not For Me-
* IPO Recordings IPOC 1017   James Moody - Moddy 4B