Jimmy Heath Catalog

1959 (age 33)

Jimmy Heath Sextet - The Thumper  (Riverside RLP 12-314)

Nat Adderley, cornet #1,2,4-7,9; Curtis Fuller, trombone #1,2,4-7,9; Jimmy Heath, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Albert Heath, drums.
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September, 1959
1.For Minors Only
2.Who Needs It
3.Don't You Know I Care
4.Two Tees
5.The Thumper
6.Newkeep
7.For All We Know
8.I Can Make You Love Me
9.Nice People
** also released on Riverside RLP 1160; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1828-2.

1960

The Jimmy Heath Orchestra - Really Big!  (Riverside RLP 333)

Nat Adderley, cornet; Clark Terry, trumpet; Tom McIntosh, trombone; Dick Berg, French horn; Julian "Cannonball" Adderley, alto sax; Jimmy Heath, tenor sax; Pat Patrick, baritone sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Albert Heath, drums.
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, June 24, 1960
Big "P"
Old Fashioned Fun
On Green Dolphin Street
Nat Adderley, cornet; Clark Terry, trumpet; Tom McIntosh, trombone; Dick Berg, French horn; Julian "Cannonball" Adderley, alto sax; Jimmy Heath, tenor sax; Pat Patrick, baritone sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Albert Heath, drums.
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, June 28, 1960
Mona's Mood
Dat Dere
Nails
My Ideal
The Picture Of Heath
** also released on Riverside RLP 1188; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1799-2.

1961

Jimmy Heath - The Quota  (Riverside RLP 372)

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Julius Watkins, French horn; Jimmy Heath, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Albert Heath, drums.
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, April 14 & 20, 1961
The Quota
Lowland Lullaby
Thinking Of You
Bells And Horns
Down Shift
When Sunny Gets Blue
Funny Time
** also released on Riverside RLP 9372; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1871-2.

1962

Jimmy Heath - Triple Threat  (Riverside RLP 400)

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Julius Watkins, French horn; Jimmy Heath, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Albert Heath, drums.
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, January 4, 1962
Gemini
Bruh' Slim
Goodbye
Dew And Mud
Prospecting
Jimmy Heath, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Albert Heath, drums.
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, January 17, 1962
Make Someone Happy
The More I See You
** also released on Riverside RLP 9400; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1909-2.

1963

Jimmy Heath And Brass - Swamp Seed  (Riverside RM 465)

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Jim Buffington, Julius Watkins, French horn; Don Butterfield, tuba; Jimmy Heath, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Connie Kay, drums.
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, March 11, 1963
More Than You Know
"D" Waltz
Just In Time
Wall To Wall
Donald Byrd, trumpet; Jim Buffington, Julius Watkins, French horn; Don Butterfield, tuba; Jimmy Heath, tenor sax; Harold Mabern, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Albert Heath, drums.
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, May 28, 1963
Six Steps
Nutty
Swamp Seed
** also released on Riverside RS 9465; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1904-2.

1964

Jimmy Heath Quintet - On The Trail  (Riverside RM 486)

Jimmy Heath, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Paul Chambers, bass; Al Heath, drums.
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, spring 1964
On The Trail
Cloak And Dagger
Vanity
All The Things You Are
Gingerbread Boy
I Should Care
Project S
** also released on Riverside RS 9486; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1854-2.

1972 (age 46)

Jimmy Heath - The Gap Sealer  (Cobblestone CST 9012)

Jimmy Heath, flute, soprano, tenor sax; Kenny Barron, piano, electric piano; Bob Cranshaw, Fender bass; Al "Tootie" Heath, drums, tambourine; Mtume, congas, misc. percussion.
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, March 1, 1972
Heritage Hum
Invitation
A Sound For Sore Ears
Gap Sealer
Angel Man
Alkebu-Lan (Land Of The Blacks)
** also released on Muse MR 5138 entitled "Jimmy".

1973

Jimmy Heath - Love And Understanding  (Muse MR 5028)

Curtis Fuller, trombone; Jimmy Heath, tenor, soprano sax, flute; Stanley Cowell, piano, electric piano; Bernard Fennell, cello; Bob Cranshaw, Fender bass; Billy Higgins, drums, tambourine.
June 11, 1973
One For Juan
In A Sentimental Mood
Hands Up! Feet Down!
Far Away Lands
Smilin' Billy
Gemini
** also released on Xanadu XCD 1231.

1974

Jimmy Heath - The Time And The Place  (Landmark LCD-1538-2)

Curtis Fuller, trombone #1,3-5, vocals #3; Jimmy Heath, alto, soprano, tenor sax, flute, vocals #3; Stanley Cowell, piano, mbira; Pat Martino, guitar; Sam Jones, bass; Billy Higgins, drums; Mtume, congas, misc. percussion #1,3-5.
RCA Studios, NYC, June 24, 1974
1.The Time And The Place
2.The Voice Of The Saxophone
3.No End
4.The 13th House
5.Fau-Lu
6.Studio Style

1975

Jimmy Heath - Picture Of Heath  (Xanadu 118)

Jimmy Heath, tenor, soprano sax; Barry Harris, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
RCA Studios, NYC, September 22, 1975
For Minors Only
Body And Soul
Picture Of Heath
Bruh' Slim
All Members
CTA

1985 (age 59)

Jimmy Heath - New Picture  (Landmark LLP-1506)

Jimmy Heath, soprano, tenor sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Tony Purrone, guitar; Rufus Reid, bass; Al Foster, drums; with brass choir: Benny Powell, trombone #2,4,6; John Clark, Bob Routch, French horn #2,4,6; Howard Johnson, tuba #2,4,6.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 18 & 20, 1985
1.New Picture
2.Lush Life
3.Changes
4.Keep Love Alive
5.Dewey Square
6.Sophisticated Lady
7.Togetherness
** also released on Landmark LCD-1506-2.

1987 (age 61)

Jimmy Heath - Peer Pleasure  (Landmark LLP-1514)

Tom Williams, trumpet, flugelhorn; Jimmy Heath, soprano, alto, tenor sax; Larry Willis, piano; Tony Purrone, guitar; Stafford James, bass; Akira Tana, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 17 & 18, 1987
Trane Connections
Song For Ben Webster
You Can See
Ellington's Strayhorn
Forever Sonny
I Waited For You
** also released on Landmark LCD-1514-2.

1991

Jimmy Heath Quartet - You've Changed  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31292)

Jimmy Heath, tenor, soprano sax; Tony Purrone, guitar; Ben Brown, bass; Albert "Tootie" Heath, drums.
SteepleChase Digital Studio, August, 1991
Soul Eyes
Sleeves
Bluesville
You've Changed
Basic Birk
Last Night When We Were Young
Sassy Samba
Prince Albert

1992

Jimmy Heath - Little Man Big Band  (Verve 314 513 956-2)

John Eckert, Virgil Jones, Bob Millikan, Lew Soloff, trumpet; Claudio Roditi, trumpet #3,8; Eddie Bert, John Mosca, Bennie Powell, trombone; Jack Jeffers, bass trombone; Jerome Richardson, alto sax; Ted Nash, alto sax #1,2,4-7; Loren Schoenberg, tenor sax; Billy Mitchell, tenor sax #3,8; Bill Easley, tenor sax #1,2,4-7, alto sax #3,8; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Sir Roland Hanna, piano; Tony Purrone, guitar; Ben Brown, bass; Lewis Nash, drums; Steve Kroon, percussion #4; Jimmy Heath, arranger, tenor, soprano sax.
BMG Studios, NYC, January 30 & 31 & March 3, 1992
1.Trane Connections
2.Two Friends
3.The Voice Of The Saxophone
4.Forever Sonny
5.CTA
6.Ellington's Stray Horn
7.Gingerbread Boy
8.Without You, No Me

1995

Jimmy Heath Quartet - You Or Me  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31370)

Jimmy Heath, tenor sax; Tony Purrone, guitar; Kiyoshi Kitagawa, bass; Albert Tootie Heath, drums.
SteepleChase Digital Studio, April, 1995
The Quota
Rio Dawn
Ballad Of The Upper-Neighbours Suite
Is That So
Fungii Mama
You Or Me
All Too Soon
Hot House

2004 (age 78)

The Jimmy Heath Big Band - Turn Up The Heath  (Planet Arts Recordings 100560)

Frank Greene, Nick Marchione, Michael Philip Mossman, Terell Stafford, trumpet; Slide Hampton, John Mosca, Benny Powell, trombone; Douglas Purviance, bass trombone; Mark Gross, alto sax, flute; Antonio Hart, alto, soprano sax, flute; Charles Davis, Bobby LaVell, tenor sax; Jay Branford, baritone sax; Jeb Patton, piano; Peter Washington, bass; Lewis Nash, drums; Jimmy Heath, arranger, tenor, soprano sax; special guest: Joe Gonzales, congas #2, guiro #5.
Bennett Studios, Englewood, NJ, January 13, 2004
1.Big P
2.Heritage Hum
3.Like A Son
4.I'm Glad There's You
5.One For Juan
6.Project S
Greg Gisbert, Frank Greene, Sean Jones, Michael Philip Mossman, trumpet; Steve Davis, Jason Jackson, John Mosca, trombone; Douglas Purviance, bass trombone; Mark Gross, alto sax, flute; Antonio Hart, alto, soprano sax, flute; Andres Bolarsky, Bobby LaVell, tenor sax; Gary Smulyan, baritone sax; Jeb Patton, piano; Peter Washington, bass; Lewis Nash, drums; Jimmy Heath, arranger, tenor, soprano sax; special guest: Lew Tabackin, flute #1.
Bennett Studios, Englewood, NJ, April 10, 2006
1.Gemini
2.Sources Says
3.No End
4.Basic Birks

2011 (age 85)

Jimmy Heath Big Band - Live At The Blue Note - Togetherness  (Jazz Legacy Productions JLP 1201022)

Greg Gisbert, Frank Greene, Roy Hargrove, Michael Mossman, Diego Urcola, trumpet; Steve Davis, Jason Jackson, John Mosca, trombone; Jeff Nelson, bass trombone; Mark Gross, Antonio Hart, alto sax, flute; Charles Davis, tenor sax; Bobby LaVell, tenor sax, flute; Jimmy Heath, tenor, soprano sax; Frank Basile, baritone sax; Jeb Patton, piano; Peter Washington, bass; Lewis Nash, drums.
"Blue Note", NYC, October 30 & 31, 2011
A Sound For Sore Ears
Togetherness
A Time And A Place
Lover Man
A Sassy Samba
A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing
Fiesta Mojo
Yardbird Suite