Johnny Griffin Discography

1945 (age 17)

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

Wendell Culley, Joe Morris, Jimmy Nottingham, Dave Page, Lammar Wright, trumpet; Al Hayse, Andrew Penn, Michael Wood, Jimmy Wormick, trombone; Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater, alto sax; Arnett Cobb, Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Milt Buckner, piano; Billy Mackel, guitar; Charlie Harris, Ted Sinclair, bass; George Jenkins, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, December 1, 1945

L4008Slide, Hamp, SlideDecca 18754; MCA (F) 510.063; Coral (G) COPS 7186
L4009Hey-Ba-Ba-Re-BopDecca 18754, DL 4296; MCA (F) 510.063; Coral (G) COPS 7186

* MCA (F) 510.063   Lionel Hampton 2 - Slide Hamp Slide 1945.1946
* Coral (G) COPS 7186   Lionel Hampton Vol. 4 - 1945-1946
* Decca DL 4296, DL 74296   Lionel Hampton - Hamp's Golden Favorites
* Decca 18754   Lionel Hampton - Slide, Hamp, Slide / Hey-Ba-Ba-Re-Bop

1946

Bing Crosby With Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

Wendell Culley, Joe Morris, Jimmy Nottingham, Dave Page, Lammar Wright, trumpet; Al Hayse, Andrew Penn, Michael Wood, Jimmy Wormick, trombone; Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater, alto sax; Arnett Cobb, Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes, piano, vocal; Milt Buckner, piano; Billy Mackel, guitar; Charlie Harris, Ted Sinclair, bass; George Jenkins, drums; Bing Crosby, vocal.

NYC, January 21, 1946

73287-APinetop's Boogie WoogieDecca 23843; Coral (G) COPS 7186
73288-AOn The Sunny Side Of The Street-

* Coral (G) COPS 7186   Lionel Hampton Vol. 4 - 1945-1946
* Decca 23843   Bing Crosby - Pinetop's Boogie Woogie / On The Sunny Side Of The Street

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

Wendell Culley, Joe Morris, Jimmy Nottingham, Dave Page, Lammar Wright, trumpet; Al Hayse, Andrew Penn, Michael Wood, Jimmy Wormick, trombone; Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater, alto sax; Arnett Cobb, Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes, piano, vocal; Milt Buckner, piano; Billy Mackel, guitar; Charlie Harris, Ted Sinclair, bass; George Jenkins, drums.: omit Crosby.

NYC, January 29, 1946

73324Rockin' In Rhythm Part 1Decca 24415; MCA (F) 510.063; Coral (G) COPS 7186; Decca DL 4296
73325Rockin' In Rhythm Part 2-
73326Gay NotesCoral (G) COPS 7186

* MCA (F) 510.063   Lionel Hampton 2 - Slide Hamp Slide 1945.1946
* Coral (G) COPS 7186   Lionel Hampton Vol. 4 - 1945-1946
* Decca DL 4296, DL 74296   Lionel Hampton - Hamp's Golden Favorites
* Decca 24415   Lionel Hampton - Rockin' In Rhythm Parts 1 & 2

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

Wendell Culley, Joe Morris, Jimmy Nottingham, Dave Page, Lammar Wright, trumpet; Al Hayse, Andrew Penn, Michael Wood, Jimmy Wormick, trombone; Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater, alto sax; Arnett Cobb, Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Milt Buckner, piano; Billy Mackel, guitar; Charlie Harris, Ted Sinclair, bass; George Jenkins, drums.: Hampton plays, vibes.

NYC, January 31, 1946

73332Cobb's IdeaMCA Coral (G) 6.22116
73333Air Mail Special Part 1Decca 18880, DL 4296; MCA (F) 510.063, Coral (G) 6.22116
73334Air Mail Special Part 2-

* MCA Coral (G) 6.22116   Lionel Hampton Vol. 5 - 1946   1975?
* Decca DL 4296, DL 74296   Lionel Hampton - Hamp's Golden Favorites
* MCA (F) 510.063   Lionel Hampton 2 - Slide Hamp Slide 1945.1946
* Decca 18880   Lionel Hampton - Air Mail Special Parts 1 & 2

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

Wendell Culley, Duke Garrette, Jimmy Nottingham, Leo Shepherd, Joe Wilder, trumpet; Al Hayse, Andrew Penn, Michael Wood, Jimmy Wormick, trombone; Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater, alto sax; Arnett Cobb, Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Milt Buckner, piano; Billy Mackel, guitar; Joe Comfort, Charlie Harris, bass; Eugene "Fats" Heard, drums #1,2,4; Curley Hamner, drums #3.

Los Angeles, CA, September 9, 1946

1. L4287PlayboyMCA Coral (G) 6.22116
2. L4288Cobb's Idea-
3. L4289Tempo's BirthdayDecca 23696; MCA (F) 510.063, Coral (G) 6.22116
4. L4290Adam Blew His HatDecca 24015; MCA (F) 510.063, Coral (G) 6.22116

* MCA Coral (G) 6.22116   Lionel Hampton Vol. 5 - 1946   1975?
* MCA (F) 510.063   Lionel Hampton 2 - Slide Hamp Slide 1945.1946
* Decca 23696   Lionel Hampton - Tempo's Birthday / The Pencil Broke
* Decca 24015   Lionel Hampton - Adam Blew His Hat / Reminiscing

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

Wendell Culley, Duke Garrette, Jimmy Nottingham, Leo Shepherd, Joe Wilder, trumpet; Al Hayse, Andrew Penn, Michael Wood, Jimmy Wormick, trombone; Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater, alto sax; Arnett Cobb, Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Milt Buckner, piano; Billy Mackel, guitar; Joe Comfort, Charlie Harris, bass; Eugene "Fats" Heard, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, September 17, 1946

L4297The Pencil BrokeDecca 23696; MCA (F) 510.063, Coral (G) 6.22116
L4298Empty GlassMCA Coral (G) 6.22116
L4299-AHamp's Walkin' BoogieDecca 23839; MCA (F) 510.112, Coral (G) 6.22116

* MCA (F) 510.063   Lionel Hampton 2 - Slide Hamp Slide 1945.1946
* MCA Coral (G) 6.22116   Lionel Hampton Vol. 5 - 1946   1975?
* MCA (F) 510.112   Lionel Hampton 4 - Seeds Of Swing 1945.1949   1974?
* Decca 23696   Lionel Hampton - Tempo's Birthday / The Pencil Broke
* Decca 23839   Lionel Hampton - Ridin' On The L & N / Hamp's Walkin' Boogie

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

Wendell Culley, Duke Garrette, Jimmy Nottingham, Leo Shepherd, Joe Wilder, trumpet; Al Hayse, Andrew Penn, Michael Wood, Jimmy Wormick, trombone; Jackie Kelso, clarinet; Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater, alto sax; Arnett Cobb, Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Milt Buckner, piano; Billy Mackel, guitar; Joe Comfort, Charlie Harris, bass; Eugene "Fats" Heard, drums.: add Jackie Kelso, clarinet.

Los Angeles, CA, September 23, 1946

L4300Don't Let The Landlord Gyp YouDecca 23834; MCA (F) 510.117, Coral (G) 6.22116
L4301-AI'm Mindin' My BusinessDecca 23834; MCA (F) 510.112, Coral (G) 6.22116
L4302Dig Those VibesMCA Coral (G) 6.22180
L4303ReminiscingDecca 24015; MCA (F) 510.112, Coral (G) 6.22180

* MCA (F) 510.117   Lionel Hampton 5 - Swinging Sessions! 1945.1950
* MCA Coral (G) 6.22116   Lionel Hampton Vol. 5 - 1946   1975?
* MCA (F) 510.112   Lionel Hampton 4 - Seeds Of Swing 1945.1949   1974?
* MCA Coral (G) 6.22180   Lionel Hampton Vol. 6 - 1946-1947   1975?
* Decca 23834   Lionel Hampton - Don't Let The Landlord Gyp You / I'm Mindin' My Business
* Decca 24015   Lionel Hampton - Adam Blew His Hat / Reminiscing

1947

Joe Morris And His Orchestra

Joe Morris, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Bill McLemore, baritone sax; and others.

WOR Studios, NYC, September 15, 1947

290-1TelegramAladdin unissued
291-1Joe's Boogie-
292-2Johnny's Blues-
293-1Mop Si Bo Sop-
294-2Better Luck Next Time-

Joe Morris And His Orchestra

Joe Morris, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Bill McLemore, baritone sax; Wilmus Reeves, piano; George Freeman, guitar; Embra Daylie, bass; Leroy Jackson, drums.

NYC, late 1947

I-1627Fly, Mister, FlyManor 1136; Saxophonograph (Swd) BP 504
I-1628Bam-A-Lam-A-BamManor 1128
I-1629Boogie Woogie Joe-
I-1630Wilma's IdeaManor 1157; Saxophonograph (Swd) BP 504
I-1633Joe's Boogie-
I-1634Out Of The NightManor 1136; Saxophonograph (Swd) BP 504

* Saxophonograph (Swd) BP 504   Johnny Griffin With Joe Morris Orchestra - Fly, Mister, Fly
* Manor 1136   Joe Morris - Fly, Mister, Fly / Out Of The Night
* Manor 1128   Joe Morris - Bam-A-Lam-A-Bam / Boogie Woogie Joe
* Manor 1157   Joe Morris - Wilma's Idea / Joe's Boogie

Tony Mayo And Her Boys From New Orleans

Joe Morris, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Bill McLemore, baritone sax; Wilmus Reeves, piano; George Freeman, guitar; Embra Daylie, bass; Leroy Jackson, drums; Tony Mayo, vocal.

NYC, December 11, 1947

83Deep Water BluesPlaza 5501
84How I Feel About YouAtlantic unissued

* Plaza 5501   Tony Mayo - Deep Water Blues / Juke Box Blues

Joe Morris And His Orchestra

Joe Morris, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Bill McLemore, baritone sax; Wilmus Reeves, piano; George Freeman, guitar; Embra Daylie, bass; Leroy Jackson, drums.

NYC, December 12, 1947

85Lowe Groovin'Atlantic 855, 7 81293-1-F; Saxophonograph (Swd) BP 504
86Jump With MeAtlantic 855; Saxophonograph (Swd) BP 504
87Mad MoonAtlantic 859; Saxophonograph (Swd) BP 504
88Easy RiffAtlantic 866
89Joe Meets Griffunissued
90Boppin' On Michigan-

* Atlantic 7 81293-1-F   Various Artists - Atlantic Rhythm And Blues Vol. 1 - 1947-74
* Saxophonograph (Swd) BP 504   Johnny Griffin With Joe Morris Orchestra - Fly, Mister, Fly
* Atlantic 855   Joe Morris - Lowe Groovin' / Jump With Me   1948
* Atlantic 859   Joe Morris - Mad Moon / The Spider   1948
* Atlantic 866   Joe Morris - Easy Riff / The Applejack   1948

Joe Morris And His Orchestra

Joe Morris, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Bill McLemore, baritone sax; Wilmus Reeves, piano; George Freeman, guitar; Embra Daylie, bass; Leroy Jackson, drums; Phyllis Branch, vocal #2,3.

NYC, December 23, 1947

1. 95Morris'sunissued
2. 96The SpiderAtlantic 859; Saxophonograph (Swd) BP 504
3. 97BottletopAtlantic 878; Saxophonograph (Swd) BP 504
4. 98Through For The Nightunissued

* Saxophonograph (Swd) BP 504   Johnny Griffin With Joe Morris Orchestra - Fly, Mister, Fly
* Atlantic 859   Joe Morris - Mad Moon / The Spider   1948
* Atlantic 878   Joe Morris - Bottletop / Beans And Cornbread   1949

Tony Mayo And Her Boys From New Orleans

Joe Morris, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Bill McLemore, baritone sax; Wilmus Reeves, piano; George Freeman, guitar; Embra Daylie, bass; Leroy Jackson, drums; Tony Mayo, vocal.

NYC, December 23, 1947

99TrueAtlantic unissued
100Little Miss Blues-
101He's Just My Kind-
102Juke Box BluesPlaza 5501

* Plaza 5501   Tony Mayo - Deep Water Blues / Juke Box Blues

Joe Morris And His Orchestra

Joe Morris, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Bill McLemore, baritone sax; Wilmus Reeves, piano; George Freeman, guitar; Embra Daylie, bass; Leroy Jackson, drums.

NYC, December 29, 1947

106Through For The NightAtlantic unissued
107John's Bop (The Spider)Atlantic rejected

Phyllis Branch With Joe Morris And His Orchestra

Joe Morris, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Bill McLemore, baritone sax; Wilmus Reeves, piano; George Freeman, guitar; Embra Daylie, bass; Leroy Jackson, drums; Phyllis Branch, vocal.

NYC, December 29, 1947

108TrueAtlantic unissued
109He's Just My Kind-
110What More Can I Ask-

1948 (age 20)

Joe Morris And His Orchestra

Joe Morris, trumpet; Matthew Gee, trombone; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Bill McLemore, baritone sax; Elmo Hope, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

Apex Studios, NYC, September 19, 1948

140In The Gloamin'unissued
141Wow! (as Ghee)Atlantic 870, LP 8013, (J) P-6191A, 7 81666-1-F; Saxophonograph (Swd) BP 504; Classics (F) 5057
142The ApplejackAtlantic 866, 7 81293-1-F; Classics (F) 5057
143Untitledunissued
144Baloreeny Eyes-
145Bass-It-

* Atlantic LP 8013   Various Artists - Dance The Rock & Roll   1958
* Atlantic (J) P-6191A   Various Artists - Rockin' And Jumpin'
* Atlantic 7 81666-1-F   Various Artists - Atlantic Honkers - Rhythm And Blues Sax Anthology
* Saxophonograph (Swd) BP 504   Johnny Griffin With Joe Morris Orchestra - Fly, Mister, Fly
* Atlantic 7 81293-1-F   Various Artists - Atlantic Rhythm And Blues Vol. 1 - 1947-74
* Classics (F) 5057   The Chronological Joe Morris 1946-1949   2003
* Atlantic 870   Joe Morris - Ghee / Weasel Walk   1949
* Atlantic 866   Joe Morris - Easy Riff / The Applejack   1948

Lucille Little

Joe Morris, trumpet; Matthew Gee, trombone; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Bill McLemore, baritone sax; Elmo Hope, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums; Lucille Little, vocal.

Apex Studios, NYC, December 22, 1948

163I Only Have Eyes For YouAtlantic unissued
164Four Brothers-
165You're Mine, You-

Joe Morris And His Orchestra

Joe Morris, trumpet; Matthew Gee, trombone; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Bill McLemore, baritone sax; Elmo Hope, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

Apex Studios, NYC, December 22, 1948

166Weasel WalkAtlantic 870, LP 8013, (J) P-6191A, 7 81666-1-F; Saxophonograph (Swd) BP 504; Classics (F) 5057
167Boogie-Woogie MarchAtlantic 885; Saxophonograph (Swd) BP 504; Classics (F) 5057
168Chuck-A-Boogie-
169Jax BoogieAtlantic 892; Classics (F) 5057
170B Flat Bluesunissued

* Atlantic LP 8013   Various Artists - Dance The Rock & Roll   1958
* Atlantic (J) P-6191A   Various Artists - Rockin' And Jumpin'
* Atlantic 7 81666-1-F   Various Artists - Atlantic Honkers - Rhythm And Blues Sax Anthology
* Saxophonograph (Swd) BP 504   Johnny Griffin With Joe Morris Orchestra - Fly, Mister, Fly
* Classics (F) 5057   The Chronological Joe Morris 1946-1949   2003
* Atlantic 870   Joe Morris - Ghee / Weasel Walk   1949
* Atlantic 885   Joe Morris - Boogie-Woogie March / Chuck-A-Boogie
* Atlantic 892   Joe Morris - Jax Boogie / Rhumbop   1950

1949

Wynonie Harris And His All Stars

Joe Morris, trumpet; Matthew Gee, trombone; Fred Douglas, Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Bill McLemore, baritone sax; Elmo Hope, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Kelly Martin, drums; Wynonie Harris, vocal.

Linden, NJ, April 13, 1949

K5717Drinkin' Wine, Spo-Dee-O-DeeKing 4292
K5718All She Wants To Do Is RockKing 4304, LP 607, KS 1086
K5719I Can't Take It No MoreKing 4342

* King LP 607   Wynonie Harris - Battle Of The Blues   1958
* King KS 1086   Wynonie Harris - Good Rockin' Blues   1970
* King 4292   Wynonie Harris - She Just Won't Tell Me No More / Drinkin' Wine, Spo-Dee-O-Dee   1949
* King 4304   Wynonie Harris - I Want My Fanny Brown / All She Wants To Do Is Rock   1949
* King 4342   Wynonie Harris - I Can't Take It No More / I Like My Baby's Pudding   1950

Joe Morris And His Orchestra

Joe Morris, trumpet; Matthew Gee, trombone; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Bill McLemore, baritone sax; Elmo Hope, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums; Sticks McGhee, vocal.

Apex Studios, NYC, May 11, 1949

230Beans And CornbreadAtlantic 878; Saxophonograph (Swd) BP 504; Classics (F) 5057
231(Transatlantic) Kid Swingsterunissued
233Gee No. 2-
234Tia Juana (as Rhumbop)Atlantic 892; Classics (F) 5057
235Tia Juana Part 2 (as Pot)unissued

* Saxophonograph (Swd) BP 504   Johnny Griffin With Joe Morris Orchestra - Fly, Mister, Fly
* Classics (F) 5057   The Chronological Joe Morris 1946-1949   2003
* Atlantic 878   Joe Morris - Bottletop / Beans And Cornbread   1949
* Atlantic 892   Joe Morris - Jax Boogie / Rhumbop   1950

Joe Morris And His Orchestra

Joe Morris, trumpet; Alfonso King, trombone; Johnny Griffin, Wally Williams, tenor sax; Bill McLemore, baritone sax; Elmo Hope, piano; Bobby Burton, bass; Sinclair Abbott, drums.

NYC, October 28, 1949

75456The Rabbit's Hopunissued
75457Sneaking AroundDecca 48123; Classics (F) 5057
75458Portia's BoogieDecca 48123; Saxophonograph (Swd) BP 504; Classics (F) 5057
75459Lowdown BabyDecca 48126; Juke Box Lil (Swd) JB 610; Classics (F) 5057

* Saxophonograph (Swd) BP 504   Johnny Griffin With Joe Morris Orchestra - Fly, Mister, Fly
* Juke Box Lil (Swd) JB 610   Joe Morris - Lowdown Baby
* Classics (F) 5057   The Chronological Joe Morris 1946-1949   2003
* Decca 48123   Joe Morris - Sneaking Around / Portia's Boogie
* Decca 48126   Joe Morris - Lowdown Baby / Broken Hearted Blues

Joe Morris And His Orchestra

Joe Morris, trumpet; Alfonso King, trombone; Johnny Griffin, Wally Williams, tenor sax; Bill McLemore, baritone sax; Elmo Hope, piano; Bobby Burton, bass; Al Jones, drums.

NYC, November 18, 1949

75520Wig Head Mama BluesDecca 48135; Classics (F) 5057
75521Broken Hearted BluesDecca 48126; Saxophonograph (Swd) BP 504; Classics (F) 5057
75522Ooh, Ooh That's GoodDecca 48135; Classics (F) 5057

* Saxophonograph (Swd) BP 504   Johnny Griffin With Joe Morris Orchestra - Fly, Mister, Fly
* Classics (F) 5057   The Chronological Joe Morris 1946-1949   2003
* Decca 48135   Joe Morris - Wig Head Mama Blues / Ooh, Ooh That's Good
* Decca 48126   Joe Morris - Lowdown Baby / Broken Hearted Blues

1950

Sticks McGhee

Joe Morris, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, Wally Williams, tenor sax; Bill McLemore, baritone sax; Elmo Hope, piano; Sticks McGhee, guitar, vocal; Bobby Burton, bass; Sinclair Abbott, drums.

NYC, circa February, 1950

380Sugar Foot RagAtlantic unissued

1951

Arnett Cobb And His Orchestra

Willie Moore, trumpet; Dickie Harris, trombone; Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Johnny Griffin, baritone sax; George Rhodes, piano; Walter Buchanan, bass; Al Walker, drums.

NYC, August 7, 1951

CO46835Cocktails For TwoOKeh 6823; Jazz Circle Basel (Swi) JCB-A1/JCB-B1
CO46836Walkin' HomeOKeh 6823; Epic EG 37315; Jazz Circle Basel (Swi) JCB-A1/JCB-B1
CO46837Jumpin' The BluesOKeh 6872; Epic EG 37315; Jazz Circle Basel (Swi) JCB-A1/JCB-B1
CO46838I'm In The Mood For Love-

* Jazz Circle Basel (Swi) JCB-A1/JCB-B1   Jumpin' The Blues With Arnett Cobb His Tenorsax And His Orchestra 1950-1951   1971?
* Epic EG 37315   Various Artists - OKeh Jazz
* OKeh 6823   Arnett Cobb - Cocktails For Two / Walkin' Home
* OKeh 6872   Arnett Cobb - Jumpin' The Blues / I'm In The Mood For Love

1953

Babs Gonzales

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; unknown, organ; unknown, bongos; Babs Gonzales, vocal.

Chicago, IL or NYC or Paris, France, April 29, 1953

CO51482Flyin' HomeCrazy 1001; OKeh 7036; Epic EG 37315
For Dancers OnlyCrazy 1001; Epic EG 37315

* Epic EG 37315   Various Artists - OKeh Jazz
* OKeh 7036   Johnny Griffin - Flyin' Home / Chicago Riffin'
* Crazy 1001   Babs Gonzales - Flyin' Home / For Dancers Only

1954

Little Johnny Griffin And His Orchestra

Joe Wilder, trumpet; Henry Coker, trombone; Ernie Wilkins, alto sax; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; unknown, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; ...... Johnson, drums; Babs Gonzales, vocal.

Chicago, IL, May 13, 1954

CO51483Chicago Riffin'OKeh 7043, 7036; Epic EG 37315
CO51484'Til We Meet AgainOKeh 7043; Epic EG 37315

* Epic EG 37315   Various Artists - OKeh Jazz
* OKeh 7043   Johnny Griffin - Chicago Riffin' / 'Til We Meet Again
* OKeh 7036   Johnny Griffin - Flyin' Home / Chicago Riffin'

1956

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 17, 1956

tk.2Chicago CallingBlue Note 45-1639, BLP 1533
tk.3Mil Dew-
tk.6The Boy Next DoorBlue Note 45-1640, BLP 1533
tk.8It's All Right With MeBlue Note BLP 1533
tk.10Nice And EasyBlue Note 45-1640, BLP 1533
tk.12The Way You Look TonightBlue Note (J) BNJ-61008/10, CDP 7 46536 2, (J) TOCJ-1601
tk.13Lover ManBlue Note BLP 1533
tk.14These Foolish Things-
tk.16CherokeeBlue Note (J) BNJ-61008/10, CDP 7 46536 2, (J) TOCJ-1601

* Blue Note BLP 1533   Introducing Johnny Griffin   1956
= Blue Note CDP 7 46536 2   -   1987
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61008/10   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 1500 Series   1984
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-1601   Various Artists - Blue Trails: The Rare Tracks   1996
* Blue Note 45-1639   Johnny Griffin - Mil Dew / Chicago Calling   1956
* Blue Note 45-1640   Johnny Griffin - Nice And Easy / The Boy Next Door   1956

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; Wilbur Ware, bass; Buddy Smith, drums.

Chicago, IL, 1956

I Cried For YouArgo LP-624
Satin WrapArgo LP-624; Chess CHV 414
YesterdaysArgo LP-624
Riff-RaffArgo LP-624; Chess CHV 414
Bee-Es-
The Boy Next DoorArgo LP-624
These Foolish Things-
Lollypop-

* Argo LP-624   Johnny Griffin - J.G., Tenor   1958?
* Chess CHV 414   Various Artists - 1948-1956 Vintage Recordings - Chicago Boss Tenors   1971

1957

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Bill Hardman, trumpet; John Griffin, tenor sax; Sam (Bill) Dockery, piano; Jimmy De Brest, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Webster Hall, NYC, March 13, 1957

I Could Have Danced All NightVik LX-1103
On The Street Where You Live-
There But For You Go I-
They Call The Wind Maria-
I Talk To The Trees-
Almost Like Being In Love-

* Vik LX-1103   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - Selections From Lerner And Loewe's...   1957
= Bluebird 07863-66661-2   Art Blakey & His Jazz Messengers 1957 - Second Edition   1995

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers Plus Four

Bill Hardman, Lee Morgan, trumpet; Melba Liston, trombone; Sahib Shihab, alto sax; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Jimmy ("Spanky") DeBrest, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

RCA Victor Studio No. 3, NYC, April 2, 1957

A Night At Tony's (previously unreleased)RCA Bluebird 6286-2-RB
Social Call (previously unreleased)RCA Bluebird 6286-1-RB, 6286-2-RB
A Night At Tony's (take 3)Bluebird 07863-66661-2
A Night At Tony's (take 4)-
Social Call (take 4)-

* RCA Bluebird 6286-1-RB   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Theory Of Art   1987
* RCA Bluebird 6286-2-RB   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Theory Of Art   1987
* Bluebird 07863-66661-2   Art Blakey & His Jazz Messengers 1957 - Second Edition   1995

A.K. Salim

John Coles, trumpet; Buster Cooper, trombone; John Griffin, tenor sax; Howard Austin, baritone sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; George Duvivier, bass; Osie Johnson, drums; A.K. Salim, leader, arranger.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 5, 1957

SAK70001A Private CloudSavoy MG-12115
SAK70002Dejeuner-
SAK70003Back Talk-
SAK70004D Minor Dipper-

* Savoy MG-12115   Various Artists - Stable Mates   1957

Johnny Griffin Septet

Lee Morgan, trumpet; John Coltrane, Johnny Griffin, Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 6, 1957

tk.1Smokestack (alternate take)Blue Note 7243 4 99009 2 9
tk.2SmokestackBlue Note BLP 1559
tk.3The Way You Look Tonight-
tk.4Ball Bearing-
tk.5All The Things You Are-

* Blue Note BLP 1559   Johnny Griffin Vol. 2 - A Blowing Session   1957
= Blue Note CDP 7 81559 2   -   1988
= Blue Note 7243 4 99009 2 9   -   1999
= Blue Note BN-LA521-H2   Johnny Griffin, John Coltrane, Hank Mobley - Blowin' Sessions   1975

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Jackie McLean as Ferris Bender, alto sax; John Griffin, tenor sax; Sam Dockery, piano; Jimmy De Brest, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Art Blakey, arranger, conductor.

RCA Victor Studio No. 3, NYC, April 8, 1957

H4JB3338Off The WallVik LX-1115
H4JB3339A Night In Tunisia-
H4JB3340Couldn't It Be You?-
H4JB3341Theory Of Art-
H4JB3342Evans-
Off The Wall (take 5)Bluebird 07863-66661-2
Couldn't It Be You? (take 3)-

* Vik LX-1115   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - A Night In Tunisia   1958
= RCA Bluebird 6286-1-RB, 6286-2-RB   Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Theory Of Art   1987
* Bluebird 07863-66661-2   Art Blakey & His Jazz Messengers 1957 - Second Edition   1995

Clark Terry Quintet

Clark Terry, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, April, 1957

Donna LeeRiverside RLP 12-237, RLP 12-267; Jazzland JLP 10; Milestone M-47032
BoardwalkRiverside RLP 12-237; Jazzland JLP 10
Boomerang-
DigitsRiverside RLP 12-237; Jazzland JLP 10; Milestone M-47032
Serenade To A Bus SeatRiverside RLP 12-237; Jazzland JLP 7
StardustRiverside RLP 12-237, RLP 12-244; Jazzland JLP 7; Milestone M-47032
CruisingRiverside RLP 12-237; Jazzland JLP 7; Milestone M-47032
That Old Black MagicRiverside RLP 12-237; Jazzland JLP 7

* Riverside RLP 12-237   Clark Terry Quintet - Serenade To A Bus Seat   1957
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-066   -   1983
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-066-2   -   1992
* Riverside RLP 12-267   Various Artists - Riverside Drive   1958
* Jazzland JLP 10   Clark Terry/Kenny Dorham - Top Trumpets   1960
* Milestone M-47032   Clark Terry - Cruising   1975
* Jazzland JLP 7   Wynton Kelly, Wilbur Ware, Philly Joe Jones, Paul Chambers - Cruisin' The Rhythm Sections   1960
* Riverside RLP 12-244   Various Artists - Jazz For Lovers   1957

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers With Sabu

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Sam Dockery, piano; "Spanky" DeBrest, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Sabu, congas, bongos.

NYC, May 13, 1957

Woodyn' YouJubilee JLP-1049
Sakeena-
Shorty-
Dawn On The Harvest-

* Jubilee JLP-1049   Art Blakey And His Jazz Messengers With Sabu And A Bongo - Cu-Bop   1958
= Josie Jazz Series JJM-3501, JJS-3501   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers With Sabu   1962

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers With Thelonious Monk

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Spanky DeBrest, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, May 14, 1957

2560Blue MonkAtlantic LP 1278, LP 1337, SD 2-316
2561I Mean YouAtlantic LP 1278
4920Blue Monk Part 1unissued
4921Blue Monk Part 2-

* Atlantic LP 1278   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers With Thelonious Monk   1958
= Atlantic SD 1278   -   1958+
* Atlantic LP 1337   Various Artists - The Blues In Modern Jazz   1961
= Atlantic SD 1337   -   1969
* Atlantic SD 2-316   Various Artists - The Jazz Years-25th Anniversary   1973

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers With Thelonious Monk

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Spanky DeBrest, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

NYC, May 15, 1957

2562Rhythm-a-ningAtlantic LP 1278
2563Purple Shades-
2564Evidence-
2565In Walked Bud-

* Atlantic LP 1278   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers With Thelonious Monk   1958
= Atlantic SD 1278   -   1958+

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers / Tommy Gumina

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Sam Dockery, piano; Spanky DeBrest, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Bobby Troup, host.

KABC-TV, Stars Of Jazz #56. 1957-#30, July 29, 1957

I Mean You (as Stick Ball Swing)Calliope CAL 3008, CAL 3036
Blue Monk-

same session.

Evidence (as Justice)-

* Calliope CAL 3008   Count Basie, Joe Williams And Art Blakey - Sessions, Live   1976
* Calliope CAL 3036   Art Blakey And His Jazz Messengers - Sessions, Live   1976

A.K. Salim

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Buster Cooper, trombone; John Griffin, tenor sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Max Roach, drums; Chino Pozo, conga drums; A.K. Salim, leader, arranger.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 17, 1957

70125Blu-BinskySavoy MG-12118
70126R.U.1.2.-
70127Pretty For The People-
70128Ba-Lu-Ee-Du-
70129Shirley Ray-
70130Takin' Care Of Business-
Blu-Binsky (previously unissued)Savoy 93006-2
Pretty For The People (previously unissued)-

* Savoy MG-12118   A.K. Salim - Pretty For The People   1957
= Savoy 93006-2   -   2001

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Sam Dockery, piano; Spanky DeBrest, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, October 9, 1957

Deo-XBethlehem BCP-6023

* Bethlehem BCP-6023   Art Blakeys Jazz Messengers - Hard Drive - Out Of This World...And The Next World Too   1957
= Bethlehem BCP-6023 (later)   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - Hard Drive   1960
= West Wind (G) WW 2065   Art Blakey - For Minors Only

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; Spanky DeBrest, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, October 11, 1957

For Minors OnlyBethlehem BCP-6023
6442Right Down FrontBethlehem BCP-6023, 45-11029
Sweet SakeenaBethlehem BCP-6023
For Miles And Miles-
Krafty-
6443Late SpringBethlehem BCP-6023, 45-11029

* Bethlehem BCP-6023   Art Blakeys Jazz Messengers - Hard Drive - Out Of This World...And The Next World Too   1957
= Bethlehem BCP-6023 (later)   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - Hard Drive   1960
= West Wind (G) WW 2065   Art Blakey - For Minors Only
* Bethlehem 45-11029   Art Blakeys Jazz Messengers - Right Down Front / Late Spring

Wilbur Ware Quintet Featuring Johnny Griffin

John Jenkins, alto sax; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; Wilbur Ware, bass; Wilbur Campbell, drums #1,3-7; Frank Dunlop, drums #2,8.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 16, and November 18, 1957

1.Mamma-DaddyRiverside RLP 12-252, RLP 12-267
2.Body And SoulRiverside RLP 12-252
3.Desert Sands-
4.31st And State-
5.Lullaby Of The Leaves-
6.Latin Quarters-
7.Be-Ware-
8.The Man I Love-

* Riverside RLP 12-252   Wilbur Ware Quintet Featuring Johnny Griffin - The Chicago Sound   1958
= Jazzland JLP 12   Johnny Griffin, Wilbur Ware With Junior Mance - The Chicago Cookers   1960
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-1737, OJCCD-1737-2   Wilbur Ware Quintet Featuring Johnny Griffin - The Chicago Sound   1989
* Riverside RLP 12-267   Various Artists - Riverside Drive   1958

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Sonny Clark, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Kenny Dennis, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 23, 1957

tk.4It's You Or No OneBlue Note BLP 1580
tk.6I'm Glad There Is You-
tk.10Latin Quarter-
tk.11Main Spring-
tk.12I Remember YouBlue Note (J) BNJ-61008/10, CDP 0777 7 89383 2 3, (J) TOCJ-1601
tk.14The CongregationBlue Note BLP 1580

* Blue Note BLP 1580   Johnny Griffin - The Congregation   1958
= Blue Note B1-89383, CDP 0777 7 89383 2 3   -   1994
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61008/10   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 1500 Series   1984
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-1601   Various Artists - Blue Trails: The Rare Tracks   1996

1958 (age 30)

Guitar Slim With Lloyd Lambert And His Orchestra

Joe Morris, trumpet; Matthew Gee, trombone; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Elmo Hope, piano; Guitar Slim (Eddie Jones), guitar, vocal; Percy Heath, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

NYC, January 22, 1958

4109 | 57C346When There's No Way OutAtco 6120
4110 | 57C347If I Had My Life To Live OverAtco 6120, LP 33-103
4111 | 57C348Along About MidnightAtlantic SD 7226
4112 | 57C349My Time Is ExpensiveAtlantic unissued

* Atco LP 33-103   Various Artists - Rockin' Together   1959
* Atlantic SD 7226   Various Artists - Texas Guitar - From Dallas To L.A.   1972
* Atco 6120   Guitar Slim - If I Had My Life To Live Over / When There's No Way Out

Johnny Griffin Sextet

Donald Byrd, trumpet #1,2,4,5; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax #1,2,4,5; Kenny Drew, piano; Wilbur Ware, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, February 25, 1958

1.Stix' TrixRiverside RLP 12-264
2.What's New?Riverside RLP 12-264; Milestone M-47054
3.Woody'n YouRiverside RLP 12-264, RLP 12-284; Milestone M-47054
4.Johnny G.G.Riverside RLP 12-264
5.CatharsisRiverside RLP 12-264; Milestone M-47054

* Riverside RLP 12-264   Johnny Griffin Sextet   1958
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1827-2   -   1994
* Milestone M-47054   Johnny Griffin - Little Giant   1979
* Riverside RLP 12-284   Various Artists - Saxophone Revolt   1958

Thelonious Monk Sextet

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Wilbur Ware, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, February 25, 1958

Coming On The HudsonMilestone M-9124; Riverside R-022

* Milestone M-9124   Thelonious Monk - Blues Five Spot   1984
* Riverside R-022   Thelonious Monk - The Complete Riverside Recordings   1986
= Riverside 15RCD-022-2   -

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Wilbur Ware, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, February, 1958

Where's Your Overcoat, Boy?Riverside R-45-414, RLP 12-274; Milestone M-47054
Hot SausageRiverside RLP 12-274; Milestone M-47054
Sunny MondayRiverside RLP 12-274
CherokeeRiverside R-45-414, RLP 12-274
Terry's TuneRiverside RLP 12-274
Little JohnRiverside RLP 12-274; Milestone M-47054

* Riverside RLP 12-274   Johnny Griffin Quartet - Way Out   1958
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1855-2   -   1994
* Milestone M-47054   Johnny Griffin - Little Giant   1979
* Riverside R-45-414   Johnny Griffin - Where's Your Overcoat, Boy? / Cherokee   1958

Blue Mitchell Big Six

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Wilbur Ware, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, July 2 and 3, 1958

Blues MarchRiverside RLP 12-273, RLP 3505; Milestone M-47055
Big SixRiverside RLP 12-273
There Will Never Be Another YouRiverside RLP 12-273; Original Jazz Classics OJC-6009; Riverside RCD-6021-2
Brother 'BallRiverside RLP 12-273; Original Jazz Classics OJC-6009
JamphRiverside RLP 12-273
Sir John-
Promenade-

* Riverside RLP 12-273   Blue Mitchell - Big 6   1958
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-615, OJCCD-615-2   -   1991
* Riverside RLP 3505, RLP 93505   Various Artists - Great Jazz Artists Play Compositions Of Benny Golson
* Milestone M-47055   Blue Mitchell - A Blue Time   1980
* Original Jazz Classics OJC-6009, OJCCD-6009-2   Blue Mitchell - Blues On My Mind: The Riverside Collection   1988
* Riverside RCD-6021-2   Blue Mitchell Plays For Lovers

Thelonious Monk Quartet With Johnny Griffin

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Ahmed Abdul-Malik, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

Five Spot Cafe, NYC, July 9, 1958

Unidentified Solo PianoMilestone M-9124; Riverside R-022; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-103-2
Blues Five Spot-
In Walked Bud / Epistrophy (theme)-
'Round MidnightMilestone M-9124; Riverside R-022; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-206-2, OJC-33725

* Milestone M-9124   Thelonious Monk - Blues Five Spot   1984
* Riverside R-022   Thelonious Monk - The Complete Riverside Recordings   1986
= Riverside 15RCD-022-2   -
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-103-2   Thelonious Monk Quartet With Johnny Griffin - Thelonious In Action   1988
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-206-2   Thelonious Monk Quartet - Misterioso   1989
* Original Jazz Classics OJC-33725   Thelonious Monk Quartet - Misterioso   2012

Babs Gonzales

Les Spann, flute; Charlie Rouse, bass clarinet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Horace Parlan as Horace Pyland, piano; Ray Crawford, guitar; Peck Morrison, bass; Roy Haynes, drums; Babs Gonzales, vocal; with The Modern Sounds: Joe Bailey, Freeman Lee, Curtis Lewis, Mamie Watts, voices; Melba Liston, arranger.

NYC, July 16, 1958

The PreacherHope LP-0001, 1002; Decca (F) 450.928
Me, Spelled M-E, MeHope LP-0001
Those Jive New Yorkers-
A Night In TunisiaHope LP-0001; Decca (F) 450.928
Movin' And Groovin'Hope LP-0001
Lullaby Of The DoomedHope LP-0001, 1002
Le ContinentalHope LP-0001

* Hope LP-0001   Babs Gonzales - Voila   1958
= Esquire (E) 20-097   The Preacher Babs Gonzales - Voila   1958
* Hope 1002   Babs Gonzales - The Preacher / Lullaby Of The Doomed
* Decca (F) 450.928   Babs Gonzales - The Preacher (Drole De Reve) / Night In Tunisia   1960

Thelonious Monk Quartet With Johnny Griffin

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Ahmed Abdul-Malik, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

Five Spot Cafe, NYC, August 7, 1958

Light BlueRiverside R-45-421, RLP 12-262
Coming On The Hudson-
Rhythm-a-ningRiverside RLP 12-262
Epistrophy (theme)-
Blue Monk-
Evidence-
Epistrophy (theme)-

same session.

NuttyRiverside RLP 12-279
Blues Five Spot-
Let's Cool One-
In Walked BudRiverside RLP 12-279, RM 483/484
MisteriosoRiverside RLP 12-279
EvidenceRiverside R-022; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-206-2, OJC-33725
Medley: Bye-Ya / Epistrophy (theme)Riverside R-022; Original Jazz Classics OJC-33725

* Riverside RLP 12-262   Thelonious Monk Quartet With Johnny Griffin - Thelonious In Action   1958
= Riverside RLP 1190   -   1960
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-103   -   1984
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-103-2   -   1988
= Milestone M-47043   Thelonious Monk - At The Five Spot   1977
* Riverside RLP 12-279   Thelonious Monk Quartet - Misterioso   1958
= Riverside RLP 1133   -   1959
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-206   -   1985
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-206-2   -   1989
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-33725   -   2012
= Milestone M-47043   Thelonious Monk - At The Five Spot   1977
* Riverside RM 483/484, RS 9483/9484   The Thelonious Monk Story   1966
* Riverside R-022   Thelonious Monk - The Complete Riverside Recordings   1986
= Riverside 15RCD-022-2   -
* Riverside R-45-421   Thelonious Monk - Coming On The Hudson / Light Blue   1958

Philly Joe Jones Sextet

Nat Adderley, cornet; Julian Priester, trombone; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September 17, 1958

Blues For DraculaRiverside R-45-419, RLP 12-282
Trick Street-
FiestaRiverside RLP 12-282
Tune-Up-
Ow!Riverside RLP 12-282, RLP 3508

* Riverside RLP 12-282   Philly Joe Jones Sextet - Blues For Dracula   1958
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-230   -   1986
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-230-2   -   1991
* Riverside RLP 3508, RLP 93508   Various Artists - Great Jazz Artists Play Compositions Of Dizzy Gillespie
* Riverside R-45-419   Philly Joe Jones - Blues For Dracula / Trick Street   1958

Chet Baker Quintet/Quartet

Chet Baker, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Al Haig, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September, 1958

Fair WeatherRiverside RLP 12-281
Hotel 49Riverside R-45-416, RLP 12-281
Blue ThoughtsRiverside RLP 12-281

* Riverside RLP 12-281   Chet Baker In New York   1958
= Riverside RLP 1119   -   1959
= Jazzland JLP 88, JLP 988   Chet Baker - Polka Dots And Moonbeams   1966
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-207   Chet Baker In New York   1985
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-207-2   -   1988
* Riverside R-45-416   Chet Baker - Hotel 49 / Solar   1958

Nat Adderley Quintet

Nat Adderley, cornet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; The Three Sounds: Gene Harris, piano; Andy Simpkins, bass; Bill Dowdy, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September, 1958

Sister CarolineRiverside R-45-420, RLP 12-285
Well, You Needn'tRiverside RLP 12-285
Branching Out-
I Never Knew-
Warm Blue Stream-

* Riverside RLP 12-285   Nat Adderley - Branching Out   1958
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-255   -   1986
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-255-2   -   1994
* Riverside R-45-420   Nat Adderley - I've Got Plenty Of Nothin' / Sister Caroline   1958

Randy Weston Sextet

Ray Copeland, trumpet #1-5,7; Idrees Sulieman, trumpet #6; Melba Liston, trombone; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Randy Weston, piano; George Joyner, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

RCA Studios, NYC, October, 1958

1.Earth BirthUnited Artists UAL 4011
2.Little Susan-
3.Nice Ice-
4.Little Niles-
5.Pam's Waltz-
6.Babe's Blues-
7.Let's Climb A Hill-

* United Artists UAL 4011, UAS 5011   Randy Weston's Music - Little Niles   1959
= Blue Note BN-LA598-H2   Randy Weston - Little Niles   1976

Ahmed Abdul-Malik's Middle-Eastern Music With Johnny Griffin

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Naim Karacand, violin; Ahmed Abdul-Malik, oud, bass; Al Harewood, drums; Mike Hamway, darabeka; Bilal Abdurrahman, duf; Jack Ghanaim, kanoon; Ahmed Abdul-Malik, composer, arranger.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October, 1958

Ya Annas (Oh, People)Riverside RLP 12-287
Isma'a (Listen)-
El Haris (Anxious)-

* Riverside RLP 12-287, RLP 1121   Ahmed Abdul-Malik's Middle-Eastern Music With Johnny Griffin - Jazz Sahara   1959
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1820-2   -   1993

Machito Band

Mario Bauza, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Herbie Mann, flute; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Leslie Livrament, baritone sax; Rene Hernandez, piano, percussion; Machito, leader; and others.

NYC, 1958

Brazilian Soft ShoeRoulette R-52026
Love Chant-
Afro Jazziac-
Ring A Levio-
Afternoon Death-
To Birdland And Hurry-
Calypso John-
The African Flute-
Bacao-
Carabunta-
The Davis Cup-
Answer Me-

* Roulette R-52026, SR-52026   Machito With Flute To Boot   1959

1959

Ahmed Abdul-Malik Orchestra

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Jerome Richardson, flute; Benny Golson, Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Naim Karacand, violin; Ahmed Abdul-Malik, bass, oud; Al Harewood, drums; Bilal Abdurrahman, Mike Hamway, darabeka; Ahmed Yetman, kannon.

NYC, March 16, 1959

K2PB1844La Ikbey (Don't Cry)RCA Victor LPM-2015
K2PB1845Isma's (Listen)-
K2PB1846E-Lail (The Night)-

* RCA Victor LPM-2015   Ahmed Abdul-Malik - East Meets West

Ahmed Abdul-Malik Orchestra

Curtis Fuller, trombone; Jerome Richardson, flute; Benny Golson, Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Naim Karacand, violin; Ahmed Abdul-Malik, bass, oud; Al Harewood, drums; Bilal Abdurrahman, Mike Hamway, darabeka; Ahmed Yetman, kannon.

NYC, March 31, 1959

K2PB1847Takseem (Solo)RCA Victor LPM-2015
K2PB1848Searchin'-
K2PB1849Rooh (Soul)-
K2PB1850Makawara (Fugue)-
K2PB1851El Ghada-

* RCA Victor LPM-2015   Ahmed Abdul-Malik - East Meets West

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   The Ira Sullivan Quintet   1960
= Delmark 402   -   1964
= Delmark DL-402   Ira Sullivan With Johnny Griffin - Blue Stroll   1988
= Delmark DE-402   -   1999

Johnny Griffin Sextet

Blue Mitchell, trumpet #1,2,4-6; Julian Priester, trombone #1,2,4-6; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano #1,2,4-6; Sam Jones, bass; Albert Heath, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, August, 1959

1.Olive RefractionsRiverside RLP 12-304
2.The MessageRiverside RLP 12-304; Milestone M-47054
3.Lonely OneRiverside RLP 12-304
4.63rd Street ThemeRiverside RLP 12-304; Milestone M-47054
5.Playmates-
6.Venus And The MoonRiverside RLP 12-304

* Riverside RLP 12-304, RLP 1149   Johnny Griffin - The Little Giant   1959
= Jazzland JLP 93, JLP 993   -   1966
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-136   -   1984
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-136-2   -   1995
* Milestone M-47054   Johnny Griffin - Little Giant   1979

1960

Johnny Griffin - Bud Powell Duo

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Bud Powell, piano.

Paris, France, February 14, 1960

IdahoXanadu 102
Perdido-

* Xanadu 102   Bud Powell - Bud In Paris   1975

Mel Rhyne Sextet With Blue Mitchell, Johnny Griffin

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Gene Harris, piano; Mel Rhyne, organ; Andy Simpkins, bass; Albert Heath, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, March 31, 1960

Things Ain't What They Used To BeJazzland JLP 16
Blue Farouq-
Barefoot Sunday Blues-
Shoo, Shoo Baby-

* Jazzland JLP 16, JLP 916S   Mel Rhyne - Organ-izing   1960
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1055-2   -   2000

Johnny Griffin Orchestra

Bob Bryant, Clark Terry, trumpet; Matthew Gee, Julian Priester, trombone; Pat Patrick, alto sax #1,2,7,9; Frank Strozier, alto sax #3-6,8; Johnny Griffin, Edwin Williams, tenor sax; Charlie Davis, baritone sax; Harold Mabern, piano #1,2,5-9; Bobby Timmons, celeste #3, piano #4; Bob Cranshaw, bass #1,2,7,9; Vic Sproles, bass #3-6,8; Charlie Persip, drums; Norman Simmons, arranger.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, May 24, 31, and June 3, 1960

1.Wade In The WaterRiverside R-45-444, R-33444, RLP 331
2.Panic Room BluesRiverside RLP 331
3.Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen-
4.Meditation-
5.HollaRiverside R-45-444, R-33444, RLP 331
6.So TiredRiverside RLP 331
7.Deep River-
8.Jubilation-
9.Wade In The Water (alternate take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-485-2

* Riverside RLP 331, RLP 1179   Johnny Griffin Orchestra - The Big Soul-Band   1960
= Riverside RM 479, RS 9479   Johnny Griffin Big Soul Band - Wade In The Water   1967
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-485, OJCCD-485-2   Johnny Griffin Orchestra - The Big Soul-Band   1990
* Riverside R-33444   Johnny Griffin Orchestra - The Big Soul-Band   1960
* Riverside R-45-444   Johnny Griffin - Wade In The Water / Holla   1960

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis - Johnny Griffin Quintet

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Norman Simmons, piano; Victor Sproles, bass; Ben Riley, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 2, 1960

2429Pull My CoatPrestige 45-183, PRLP 7282
2430What's Happening?Prestige PRLP 7282
2431Abundance-
243263rd Street Theme-
2433Hey Jim!-
2434If I Had You-

* Prestige PRLP 7282, PRST 7282   Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis & Johnny Griffin - Battle Stations   1963
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1085-2   -   2002
* Prestige 45-183   Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis - Pull My Coat Parts 1 & 2   1960

Johnny Griffin's Studio Jazz Party

Dave Burns, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Norman Simmons, piano; Vic Sproles, bass; Ben Riley, drums; Babs Gonzales, commentator.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, September 27, 1960

Party TimeRiverside RLP 338
Good Bait-
There Will Never Be Another You-
Toe-Tappin'-
You've Changed-
Low Gravy-

* Riverside RLP 338, RLP 9338   Johnny Griffin's Studio Jazz Party   1961
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1902-2   -   1997

The Johnny Griffin And Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Quintet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Eddie Davis, tenor sax #1-4,6; Junior Mance, piano; Larry Gales, bass; Ben Riley, drums.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, November 4 and 10, 1960

1.Tickle ToeJazzland J-45704, JLP 31
2.Save Your Love For Me-
3.TwinsJazzland JLP 31, JLP 1001
4.Funky FlukeJazzland J-45703, JLP 31
5.ImaginationJazzland JLP 31
6.Soft Winds-

* Jazzland JLP 31, JLP 931S   The Johnny Griffin And Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Quintet - Tough Tenors   1961
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1094-2   -   2003
* Jazzland JLP 1001, JLP 91001   Various Artists - Jazzland: The Stars Of Jazz 1961   1961
* Jazzland J-45704   Johnny Griffin, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis - Save Your Love For Me / Tickletoe   1961
* Jazzland J-45703   Johnny Griffin, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis - Funky Fluke Parts 1 & 2   1961

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis & Johnny Griffin Quintet

Eddie Davis, Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; Larry Gales, bass; Ben Riley, drums.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, November 4 and 10, 1960

The Last Train From OverbrookJazzland JLP 42
Hey, Lock!-
Midnight At Minton's-
Second Balcony Jump-
I'll Remember April-
Good Bait-

* Jazzland JLP 42, JLP 942S   Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis & Johnny Griffin Quintet - Griff & Lock   1961
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-264   -   1986
= Milestone MCD-47084-2   Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis & Johnny Griffin Quintet - Blues Up And Down   2000

1961

The Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis - Johnny Griffin Quintet

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; Larry Gales, bass; Ben Riley, drums.

Minton's Playhouse, NYC, 1st set, January 6, 1961

Billies BouncePrestige PR 7309, PRCD-24206-2
Epistrophy-
Well, You Needn't-

* Prestige PR 7309, PRST 7309   Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis & Johnny Griffin - The First Set/Recorded Live At Mintons   1964
* Prestige PRCD-24206-2   Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis & Johnny Griffin - Live At Minton's   1998

The Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis - Johnny Griffin Quintet

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; Larry Gales, bass; Ben Riley, drums.: same personnel.

Minton's Playhouse, NYC, breakfast set, January 6, 1961

Light And LovelyPrestige PRLP 7191, PR 7357
Straight No ChaserPrestige PRLP 7191
Woody'n You-
Bingo Domingo-
I'll Remember AprilPrestige PRLP 7191, PR 7309

* Prestige PRLP 7191   The Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis-Johnny Griffin Quintet - The Tenor Scene   1961
= Prestige PR 7407, PRST 7407   Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis With Johnny Griffin And Junior Mance - The Breakfast Show (Recorded Live At Mintons)   1966
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-940-2   The Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis-Johnny Griffin Quintet - The Tenor Scene   1997
= Prestige P-24099   Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis & Johnny Griffin - Live At Minton's   1981
* Prestige PR 7357, PRST 7357   Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Recorded Live! At Minton's Playhouse With Johnny Griffin And Junior Mance - The Late Show   1965
* Prestige PR 7309, PRST 7309   Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis & Johnny Griffin - The First Set/Recorded Live At Mintons   1964

The Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis - Johnny Griffin Quintet

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; Larry Gales, bass; Ben Riley, drums.: same personnel.

Minton's Playhouse, NYC, late set, January 6, 1961

Dee Dee's DancePrestige PR 7357, PRCD-24206-2
Billie's BouncePrestige PR 7357; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1085-2
EpistrophyPrestige PR 7357, PRCD-24206-2

* Prestige PR 7357, PRST 7357   Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Recorded Live! At Minton's Playhouse With Johnny Griffin And Junior Mance - The Late Show   1965
* Prestige PRCD-24206-2   Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis & Johnny Griffin - Live At Minton's   1998
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1085-2   Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis & Johnny Griffin - Battle Stations   2002

The Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis - Johnny Griffin Quintet

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; Larry Gales, bass; Ben Riley, drums.: same personnel.

Minton's Playhouse, NYC, midnight set, January 6, 1961

In Walked BudPrestige PR 7330, PRCD-24206-2
Land Of Dreams-
Beano-
Robbin's Nest-
Our Delight-
ThemePrestige PR 7330; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1085-2

* Prestige PR 7330, PRST 7330   Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Johnny Griffin, Junior Mance - The Midnight Show: Live! At Minton's Playhouse   1964
= Prestige P-24099   Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis & Johnny Griffin - Live At Minton's   1981
* Prestige PRCD-24206-2   Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis & Johnny Griffin - Live At Minton's   1998
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1085-2   Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis & Johnny Griffin - Battle Stations   2002

Johnny Griffin And Eddie 'Lockjaw' Davis Quintet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax #1,2,4-7; Eddie Davis, tenor sax #1-5,7; Junior Mance, piano; Larry Gales, bass; Ben Riley, drums.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, February 7, 1961

1.In Walked BudJazzland J-45707, JLP 39
2.Well, You Needn'tJazzland JLP 39
3.Ruby My DearJazzland J-45708, JLP 39
4.Rhythm-a-ning-
5.EpistrophyJazzland JLP 39
6.'Round MidnightJazzland J-45707, JLP 39
7.Stickball (I Mean You)Jazzland JLP 39

* Jazzland JLP 39, JLP 939S   Johnny Griffin And Eddie 'Lockjaw' Davis Quintet - Lookin' At Monk!   1961
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1911-2   -   1998
* Jazzland J-45707   Johnny Griffin, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis - In Walked Bud / Johnny Griffin - 'Round Midnight   1961
* Jazzland J-45708   Johnny Griffin, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis - Rhythm-a-ning / Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis - Ruby, My Dear   1961

Johnny Griffin

Julius Watkins, French horn #2,3,5,6,8; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Larry Gales, Bill Lee, bass; Ben Riley, drums.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, February 7 and 16, 1961

1.Soft And FurryRiverside R-4506, RLP 368
2.In The Still Of The NightRiverside RLP 368
3.The Last Of The Fat Pants-
4.Same To You-
5.Connie's Bounce-
6.Situation-
7.Nocturne-
8.Why Not?-
9.As We All Know-
10.The Guns Of NavaroneRiverside R-4506

* Riverside RLP 368, RLP 9368   Johnny Griffin - Change Of Pace   1961
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1922-2   -   1999
* Riverside R-4506   Johnny Griffin - The Guns Of Navarone / Soft And Furry   1961

Benny Green Quintet

Benny Green, trombone; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; Larry Gales, bass #1,4,5; Paul Chambers, bass #2,3,6,7; Ben Riley, drums.

Bell Sound Studios, NYC, March 9 and 22, 1961

1.African DreamJazzland JLP 43
2.Sweet Sucker-
3.Glidin' Along-
4.Green's Scene-
5.Milkshake-
6.Stardust-
7.Expubidence-

* Jazzland JLP 43, JLP 943S   Benny Green Quintet - Glidin' Along   1961
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1869-2   Bennie Green Quintet - Glidin' Along   1995

The Eddie 'Lockjaw' Davis And Johnny Griffin Quintet

Eddie Davis, Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Lloyd Mayers, piano; Larry Gales, bass; Ben Riley, drums.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, June 5, and August 17, 1961

Camp MeetingJazzland J-45717, JLP 60; Milestone M-47035
Blues Up And DownJazzland JLP 60; Milestone M-47035
Nice And EasyJazzland JLP 60
Oh, GeeJazzland J-45717, JLP 60
Walkin'Jazzland JLP 60; Milestone M-47035
Leapin' On LenoxJazzland JLP 60
Layin' On Mellow-

* Jazzland JLP 60, JLP 960   Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Johnny Griffin Quintet - Blues Up & Down   1962
= Milestone MCD-47084-2   Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis & Johnny Griffin Quintet - Blues Up And Down   2000
* Milestone M-47035   Johnny Griffin And Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis - The Toughest Tenors   1976
* Jazzland J-45717   Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Johnny Griffin - Camp Meeting / Oh, Gee!   1962

Johnny Griffin With Strings And Brass

Nat Adderley, Ernie Royal, trumpet #2-6,8,10; Clark Terry, flugelhorn #1,7,9, trumpet #2-6,8,10; Jimmy Cleveland, Paul Faulice, Urbie Green, trombone; Ray Alonge, French horn; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Barry Harris or Jimmy Jones, piano #2-6,8,10; Barry Galbraith, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Ben Riley, drums; and string section (violas and cellos), #1,7,9; and string section (cellos), #2-6,8,10; Melba Liston, arranger #1-3,7,9,10; Norman Simmons, arranger #4-6,8.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, July 13, 14 and 17, 1961

1.Gloomy SundayRiverside RLP 387
2.That Old Devil Called Love-
3.White GardeniaRiverside R-4514, RLP 387
4.God Bless The ChildRiverside RLP 387
5.Detour Ahead-
6.Good Morning, HeartacheRiverside R-4514, RLP 387
7.Don't ExplainRiverside RLP 387
8.Travelin' Light-
9.No More-
10.Left Alone-

* Riverside RLP 387, RLP 9387   Johnny Griffin With Strings And Brass - White Gardenia: A Tribute To Billie Holiday   1961
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1877-2   -   1995
= Milestone M-47014   Johnny Griffin - Big Soul   1973
* Riverside R-4514   Johnny Griffin - Good Morning, Heartache / White Gardenia   1962

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Barry Harris, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Ben Riley, drums.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, December 21, 1961, and January 5, 1962

The Kerry DancersRiverside R-45473, RLP 420; Milestone M-47054
Black Is The Color Of My True Love's HairRiverside RLP 420; Milestone M-47054
Green Grow The Rushes-
The Londonderry Air-
25 1/2 DazeRiverside R-45473, RLP 420
Oh, Now I SeeRiverside RLP 420
Hush-a-Bye-
Ballad For Monsieur-

* Riverside RLP 420, RLP 9420   Johnny Griffin Quartet - The Kerry Dancers   1962
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1952-2   -   2001
* Milestone M-47054   Johnny Griffin - Little Giant   1979
* Riverside R-45473   Johnny Griffin - The Kerry Dancers / 25 1/2 Daze   1962

Eddie Jefferson

Eddie Jefferson, voice; accompanied by Ernie Royal, trumpet #1,2,4,6,7,9; Clark Terry, trumpet #1,7,9; Joe Newman, trumpet #2,4,6; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone #1,2,4,6,7,9; James Moody, alto sax, flute #1,2,4,6,7,9; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Arthur Clarke, baritone sax #1,2,4,6,7,9; Joe Zawinul, piano #1,7,9; Wynton Kelly, piano #2,4,6; Junior Mance, piano #3,5,8,10-12; Barry Galbraith, guitar; Sam Jones, bass; Osie Johnson, drums #1,2,4,6,7,9; Louis Hayes, drums #3,5,8,10-12; Ernie Wilkins, arranger, conductor.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, December, 1961, and January-February, 1962

1.Letter From HomeRiverside RLP 411; Prestige P-24095
2.Take The "A" Train-
3.Billie's Bounce (take 4)-
4.Back In TownRiverside RLP 411
5.Soft And FurryRiverside RLP 411; Prestige P-24095
6.A Night In Tunisia-
7.Things Are Getting Better-
8.Keep Walkin' (take 4)Riverside RLP 411
9.I Feel So GoodRiverside RLP 411; Prestige P-24095
10.Bless My Soul (Parker's Mood)-
11.Billie's Bounce (take 3)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-307-2
12.Keep Walkin' (take 1)-

* Riverside RLP 411, RLP 9411   The Voice Of Eddie Jefferson - Letter From Home   1962
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-307, OJCCD-307-2   -   1987
* Prestige P-24095   Eddie Jefferson - There I Go Again   1980

1962

Johnny Lytle Quintet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Johnny Lytle, vibes; Bobby Timmons, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, January 29, 1962

But Not For MeJazzland JLP 67
Soul TimeJazzland JLP 67; Riverside RLP 3512
That's AllJazzland JLP 67
322-Wow!-
Coroner's Blues-
Nice And Easy-

* Jazzland JLP 67, JLP 967   The Soulful Vibes Of Johnny Lytle - Nice And Easy   1962
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1013-2   -   1999
* Riverside RLP 3512, RLP 93512   Various Artists - Great Jazz Artists Play Compositions Of Bobby Timmons

The Johnny Griffin And "Lockjaw" Davis Quintet

Eddie Davis, Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Horace Parlan, piano; Buddy Catlett, bass; Ben Riley, drums.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, February 5, 1962

BahiaJazzland JLP 76
Blue LouJazzland JLP 76; Milestone M-47035
How Am I To Know-
Ow!Jazzland JLP 76
I Wished On The Moon-
Tin Tin DeoJazzland JLP 76; Milestone M-47035
From This Moment OnJazzland JLP 76

* Jazzland JLP 76, JLP 976   The Johnny Griffin And "Lockjaw" Davis Quintet - Tough Tenor Favorites   1963
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1861-2   -   1995
* Milestone M-47035   Johnny Griffin And Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis - The Toughest Tenors   1976

Tadd Dameron And His Orchestra

Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Joe Wilder, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, Britt Woodman, trombone; Julius Watkins, French horn; Jerry Dodgion, Leo Wright, alto sax, flute; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Jerome Richardson, tenor sax, flute; Tate Houston, baritone sax; Bill Evans, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums; Tadd Dameron, arranger, conductor.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, February, March and April, 1962

Our DelightRiverside RLP 419
Dial B For Beauty-
Bevan's Birthday-
Our Delight (alternate)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-143-2

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Ron Carter, bass; replaces Wilder, Duvivier.

On A Misty NightRiverside RF-45474, RLP 419
FontainebleauRiverside RLP 419
Swift As The WindRiverside RF-45474, RLP 419
On A Misty Night (alternate)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-143-2

Clark Terry, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Jerry Dodgion, alto sax, flute; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Jerome Richardson, tenor sax, flute; Tate Houston, baritone sax; Bill Evans, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums; Barbara Winfield, vocal; Tadd Dameron, arranger, conductor.

Just Plain Talkin'Riverside RLP 419
If You Could See Me Now-
Look, Stop And Listen-
You're A Joy-
Just Plain Talkin' (alternate)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-143-2

* Riverside RLP 419, RLP 9419   Tadd Dameron And His Orchestra - The Magic Touch   1962
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-143   -   1984
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-143-2   -   1992
* Riverside RF-45474   Tadd Dameron - On A Misty Night / Swift As The Wind   1962

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis - Johnny Griffin Quintet

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Horace Parlan, piano, celeste; Buddy Catlett, bass; Arthur Taylor, drums.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, May 3, 1962

PiscesOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-1104-2
Willow Weep For Me-
She's Funny That Way-
Sophisticated Lady-
Willow Weep For Me (alternate take)-
She's Funny That Way (alternate take)-
Sophisticated Lady (alternate take)-

* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1104-2   Johnny Griffin, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis - Pisces   2004

Wes Montgomery Quintet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.

Tsubo, Berkeley, CA, June 25, 1962

Full HouseRiverside RF-45475, RLP 434
Blue 'N' BoogieRiverside RLP 434
Cariba (take 2)Riverside RF-45475, RLP 434
Come Rain Or Come Shine (take 2)Riverside RLP 434
S.O.S. (take 3)-
Cariba (take 1)Riverside RCD-30129-2
Come Rain Or Come Shine (take 1)Milestone M-47065, MCD-47065-2; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-106-2; Riverside RCD-30129-2
S.O.S. (take 2)Milestone M-47065; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-106-2; Milestone MCD-9298-2; Riverside RCD-30129-2

* Riverside RLP 434, RLP 9434   Wes Montgomery - Full House   1962
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-106   -   1984
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-106-2   -   1987
= Riverside RCD-30129-2   -   2007
= Milestone M-47040   Wes Montgomery - Movin'   1977
* Milestone M-47065   The Alternative Wes Montgomery   1982
* Milestone MCD-47065-2   The Alternative Wes Montgomery   1989
* Milestone MCD-9298-2   Wes Montgomery - Dangerous   1999
* Riverside RF-45475   Wes Montgomery - Full House / Cariba   1962

Johnny Griffin Quintet Featuring Paul Bryant

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Paul Bryant, organ; Joe Pass, guitar; Jimmy Bond, bass; Doug Sides, drums.

Pacific Jazz Studios, Los Angeles, CA, June 28, 1962

Grab This!Riverside RF-45476, RM 437
63rd Street ThemeRiverside RM 437
Don't Get Around Much Any More-
Offering Time-
These Foolish Things-
Cherry Float-

* Riverside RM 437, RS 9437   Johnny Griffin - Grab This!   1962
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1941-2   -   2000
* Riverside RF-45476   Johnny Griffin - Grab This! Parts 1 & 2   1962

Babs Gonzales

Clark Terry, trumpet, flugelhorn; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Horace Parlan, piano; Buddy Catlett, bass; Ben Riley, drums; Babs Gonzales, vocal, raconteur.

Smalls Paradise, Harlem, NY, 1962

Introduction / Satin DollDauntless DM 4311
Oop-Pop-A-Da-
Le Moody Mood Pour Amour-
Integration-
Be-Bop Santa Claus-
Dem Jive New York People-
'Round About Midnight-
Keep An Ugly Woman-
St. Louis Blues-

* Dauntless DM 4311, DS 6311   Sunday Afternoon With Babs Gonzales At Small's Paradise   1963
= Chiaroscuro CR-2025   Babs Gonzales - Live At Small's Paradise   1980?

1963

Johnny Griffin - Matthew Gee Sextet

Matthew Gee, trombone; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Johnny Patton, organ; Aaron Bell, bass; Art Taylor, drums; Carlos "Patato" Valdes, bongos, congas.

NYC, May 14, 1963

7000Oh Gee!Atlantic 45-5045, LP 1431
7001ReneeAtlantic LP 1431
7002Twist CityAtlantic 45-5045, LP 1431

* Atlantic LP 1431, SD 1431   Johnny Griffin & Matthew Gee - Soul Groove   1964
* Atlantic 45-5045   Johnny Griffin, Matthew Gee - Oh Gee! / Twist City

Johnny Griffin - Matthew Gee Sextet

Matthew Gee, trombone; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Hank Jones, organ #1,2, piano #3-6; Aaron Bell, bass #1,2,4-6, tuba #3; Art Taylor, drums; Carlos "Patato" Valdes, bongos, congas.

NYC, May 16, 1963

1. 7011HereAtlantic LP 1431
2. 7012Poor Butterfly-
3. 7013The Swingers Get The Blues Too-
4. 7014At Sundown-
5. 7015Mood For Cryin'-
6. 7016Happy Timesunissued

* Atlantic LP 1431, SD 1431   Johnny Griffin & Matthew Gee - Soul Groove   1964

Johnny Griffin With Buddy Montgomery

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Buddy Montgomery, piano #1,3,5,6, vibes #2,4; Monk Montgomery, bass; Arthur Taylor, drums.

Tsubo, Berkeley, CA, June, 1963

1.Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From MeRiverside RM 462
2.The Midnight Sun Will Never Set-
3.That's All-
4.Slow Burn-
5.Wonder Why-
6.Heads Up-

* Riverside RM 462, RS 9462   Johnny Griffin - Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me   1963
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1908-2   -   1998

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Ruud Jacobs, bass; Robert Joseph, drums.

Jazz Jamboree 63, Warsaw Philharmonic Hall, Warsaw, Poland, October 26, 1963

Sophisticated LadyPolskie Nagrania Muza (Polish) XL 0193
Rhythm-a-ning-

* Polskie Nagrania Muza (Polish) XL 0193   Various Artists - Jazz Jamboree 63 Vol. 2

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Wim Overgaauw, guitar #2,3; Ruud Jacobs, bass #1; Robert Joseph, drums.

Jazz Jamboree 63, Warsaw Philharmonic Hall, Warsaw, Poland, October 27, 1963

1.CherokeePolskie Nagrania Muza (Polish) XL 0192
2.Body And SoulPolskie Nagrania Muza (Polish) XL 0193
3.Lover Man-

* Polskie Nagrania Muza (Polish) XL 0192   Various Artists - Jazz Jamboree 63 Vol. 1   1963
* Polskie Nagrania Muza (Polish) XL 0193   Various Artists - Jazz Jamboree 63 Vol. 2

1964

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax, arranger; Francy Boland, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.

Cologne, West Germany, February 13, 1964

2-35491ScrabblePhilips (G) 840 447 PY
2-35492Summertime-
2-35493Old Stuff-
2-35494Night Lady-
2-35495Little Man You've Had A Busy Day-
2-35496All The Things You Are-

* Philips (G) 840 447 PY; EmArcy MGE-26001   Johnny Griffin - Night Lady
= EmArcy SRE-66001   -   1965

NDR Jazz Workshop

Benny Bailey, Donald Byrd, Jon Eardley, Johnny Renard, Idrees Sulieman, trumpet; Albert Mangelsdorff, Nat Peck, Ake Persson, Eje Thelin, trombone; Johnny Scott, alto sax, flute, clarinet; Klaus Doldinger, Johnny Griffin, Rolf Kuhn, tenor sax; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax, flute; Ingfried Hoffman, organ; Pierre Cavalli, guitar; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Egil Johansen, drums.

NDR Studio 10, Hamburg, West Germany, April 26, 1964

Waltz Of The Five CatsAtlantic (Eu) ATL 60073

* Atlantic (Eu) ATL 60073   Various Artists - NDR Jazz Workshop

International Jazz Workshop

Benny Bailey, Donald Byrd, Jon Eardley, Johnny Renard, Idrees Sulieman, trumpet; Albert Mangelsdorff, Nat Peck, Ake Persson, Eje Thelin, trombone; Johnny Scott, alto sax, flute, clarinet; Klaus Doldinger, Johnny Griffin, Rolf Kuhn, tenor sax; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax, flute; Ingfried Hoffman, organ; Pierre Cavalli, guitar; Egil Johansen, drums; Hans Gertberg, producer.: Hans Gertberg, producer; replaces Orsted Pedersen.

Ruhr Festival Of Art And Music, Recklinghausen, West Germany, June 26, 1964

35497Knoedel-WalzerPhilips 48095
35498Blazy Bones Revisited-
35499Concerto For Benjamin And Jonathan-
36500Waltz Of The Jive Cats-
36501Hip-Hit-
36502Revelation-
36503Conversation-
36504The Jamf's Are Coming-

* Philips 48095   Various Artists - International Jazz Workshop - Ruhr Festival 1964
= EmArcy MGE-26002   Various Artists - International Jazz Workshop
= EmArcy SRE-66002   -   1965

Bud Powell Trio With Johnny Griffin

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Bud Powell, piano; Guy Hayat, bass; Jacques Gervais, drums.

Hotel-Restaurant La Belle Escale, Edenville, France, August 8-14, 1964

Straight, No ChaserFontana (Du) 883 903 JCY
Wee-
Hot House-

same session.

-
Wee
Straight, No Chaser

same session.

Body And SoulDuke (It) D-1012
Wee Dot (as Blues)-

same session.

Talking / Hot HouseMythic Sound MS 6008-1
Body And Soul-

* Fontana (Du) 883 903 JCY, (E) SFJL 903   Bud Powell - Hot House   1964?
= Black Lion (G) BLP 60121, (G) BLCD 760121   Bud Powell - Salt Peanuts   1988
* Duke (It) D-1012   Bud Powell - In Europe   1970s
* Mythic Sound MS 6008-1, MS 6008-2   Earl Bud Powell Vol. 8 - Holidays In Edenville, 64

1965

Wes Montgomery Quartet With Johnny Griffin

Harold Mabern, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Arthur Harper, bass; Jimmy Lovelace, drums; with Johnny Griffin, tenor sax.

Theatre Des Champs-Elysees, Paris, France, March 27, 1965

'Round MidnightBYG (J) YX-4016/17; Affinity (E) AFF 18
Full HouseFrance's Concert (F) FC 108
Blue 'N' Boogie-
West Coast Blues-

Harold Mabern, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Arthur Harper, bass; Jimmy Lovelace, drums; special guest: Johnny Griffin, tenor sax.

Full HouseResonance Records HLP-9032
'Round Midnight-
Blue 'N Boogie / West Coast Blues-

* BYG (J) YX-4016/17   Wes Montgomery - Solitude   1973
= BYG (G) 6623 952   Wes Montgomery - The Paris Session
* Affinity (E) AFF 18   Wes Montgomery - Solitude   1978
* France's Concert (F) FC 108   Wes Montgomery - Live In Paris 1965   1988
* Resonance Records HLP-9032   Wes Montgomery - In Paris: The Definitive ORTF Recording   2017
= Resonance Records HCD-2032   -   2018

Wes Montgomery Octet/Quintet/Quartet

Hans Koller, alto sax #1-3,5; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Ronnie Scott, tenor sax #1-3,5; Ronnie Ross, baritone sax #1-3,5; Martial Solal, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Michel Gaudry, bass; Ronnie Stephenson, drums.

broadcast, NDR Studio 10, Hamburg, West Germany, April 30, 1965

1.Blue GrassPhilology (It) W 97.2
2.Glass Of Cool Wine-
3.The Leopard Walks-
4.Blue Monk-
5.West Coast Blues-

* Philology (It) W 97.2   Wes Montgomery - Live In Europe   1992

Wes Montgomery Octet

Hans Koller, alto sax; Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, tenor sax; Ronnie Ross, baritone sax; Martial Solal, piano; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Michel Gaudry, bass; Ronnie Stephenson, drums.

television broadcast, Hamburg, West Germany, April, 1965

West Coast BluesGreen Line (It) VIDJAZZ 39

* Green Line (It) VIDJAZZ 39   Various Artists - Americans In Europe Vol. 2   1990s

Pierre Michelot And His Orchestra

Roger Guerin, Yvan Julien, trumpet; Dominique Chanson, Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Jean-Louis Chautemps, baritone sax; Fats Sadi, vibes, percussion; Raymond Fol, piano, celeste; Pierre Cullaz, guitar; Jimmy Woode, bass; Art Taylor, drums; Pierre Michelot, leader.

Paris, France, July 9-15, 1965

Concert: Spring / Summer / Autumn / WinterPhilips (F) P 70306 L

* Philips (F) P 70306 L   Pierre Michelot - Four Seasons In Jazz - Round About A Bass

1967

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert Heath, drums.

Copenhagen, Denmark, March 30 and 31, 1967

The Man I LovePolydor (E) 583 734
Hush-a-Bye-
Blues For Harvey-
The Masquerade Is Over-
Sophisticated Lady-
Wee-

same session.

Rhythm-a-ningBlack Lion (E) BLP 30134
Old Folks-
Wee-
You Leave Me Breathless-
Leave Me Alone Blues-

same session.

All The Things You AreTrio (J) PA-9737
A Night In Tunisia-
Edacity Like You-
Indiana-
Rhythm-a-ning-

* Polydor (E) 583 734   Johnny Griffin - The Man I Love
* Black Lion (E) BLP 30134   Johnny Griffin - You Leave Me Breathless
* Trio (J) PA-9737   Johnny Griffin - A Night In Tunisia

The Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Big Band

Benny Bailey, Jimmy Deuchar, Idrees Sulieman, trumpet; Shake Keane, trumpet, flugelhorn; Eric Von Lier, Nat Peck, Ake Persson, trombone; Derek Humble, alto sax; Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Carl Drevo, Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, tenor sax; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax; Francy Boland, piano, arranger; Jimmy Woode, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Fats Sadi, bongos.

Rhenus Studios, Cologne, West Germany, June 18, 1967

New BoxSABA (G) SB 15 138 ST
Sax No End-
Griff's Groove-
Lockjaw Blues-
The Turk-
Milkshake-
Peter's Waltz-
Griff 'N' Jaw-

* SABA (G) SB 15 138 ST; MPS (G) MPS 15 138 ST   Clarke-Boland Big Band - Sax No End   1967
= MPS/BASF (G) CRM 644   -   1971
= MPS/BASF (G) 21 20644-0   -   1970s
= Pausa PR 7097   -   1981
= Prestige PRST 7634   The Kenny Clarke/Francy Boland Big Band - Fire, Heat, Soul & Guts!   1969

Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Big Band

Benny Bailey, Jimmy Deuchar, Shake Keane, Idrees Sulieman, trumpet; Eric Van Lier, Torolf Molgaard, Nat Peck, trombone; Derek Humble, alto sax; Karl Drewo, Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, tenor sax; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax; Francy Boland, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Fats Sadi, percussion, vibes.

Cologne, West Germany, July 31, 1967

Nice BunchColumbia (G) SMC 74323
Greensleeves-
Funiculi Funicula-
Night In Warsaw-
I Don't Want Nothin'-
The Turk-
Here The Good Wind Comes-
Return-
Dear Old Stockholm-

* Columbia (G) SMC 74323   Kenny Clarke, Francy Boland - Out Of The Folk Bag

Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Big Band

Benny Bailey, Jimmy Deuchar, Dusko Gojkovic, Idrees Sulieman, trumpet; Eric Van Lier, Nat Peck, Ake Persson, trombone; Tony Coe, Derek Humble, alto sax; Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, tenor sax; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax; Francy Boland, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Kenny Clare, Kenny Clarke, drums.

Prague, Czechoslovakia, August, 1967

New BoxMuse MR 5056
A Rosa Negra-
Duas Rosas-
Milkshake-
Open Door-
Dia Blues-
Total Blues-

* Muse MR 5056   Francy Boland/Kenny Clarke Big Band - Open Door   1975

Thelonious Monk Quartet With Guests

Charlie Rouse, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Larry Gales, bass; Ben Riley, drums; with Ray Copeland, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Phil Woods, alto sax; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax.

live in Stockholm, Sweden, October 11, 1967

EpistrophyColumbia CJ 45358
Evidence-

* Columbia CJ 45358, CK 45358   Thelonious Monk - Straight, No Chaser (Soundtrack)

Thelonious Monk Quartet With Guests

Charley Rouse, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk as Thelonius Monk, piano; Larry Gales, bass; Ben Riley, drums; with Ray Copeland as Ray Copland, trumpet; Clark Terry, flugelhorn; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Phil Woods, alto sax; Johnny Griffin as Jimmy Griffin, tenor sax.

De Doelen, Rotterdam, Holland, October 28, 1967

Blue MonkUnique Jazz (It) UJ 12

Charlie Rouse, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Larry Gales, bass; Ben Riley, drums; guest player: Ray Copeland, trumpet; Clark Terry, trumpet, flugelhorn; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Phil Woods, alto sax; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax.

Ruby, My DearFondamenta (F) FON-1704029
Hackensack-
We See-
Epistrophy-

same session.

Evidence / Epistrophy-
Don't Blame Me-
Oska T. / Epistrophy-
Blue Monk-

* Unique Jazz (It) UJ 12   Thelonius Monk Quartet & Octet In Europe   late 1970s
= Get Back Jazz (It) GET 2034   Thelonious Monk Quartet & Thelonious Monk Octet - 4/8: Captured Live In Rotterdam, Holland On October 28th, 1967   2007
* Fondamenta (F) FON-1704029, FON-1704029 (CD)   Thelonious Monk - Live At Rotterdam 1967: The Lost Recordings   2017

Thelonious Monk Quartet With Guests

Charlie Rouse, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Larry Gales, bass; Ben Riley, drums; with Ray Copeland, trumpet; Clark Terry, flugelhorn #3; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Phil Woods, alto sax; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax.

live in Rotterdam, Holland or Berlin, West Germany, October 28 or November 4, 1967

1.Oska TAffinity (E) AFFD 192
2.Evidence-
3.Blue Monk-

* Affinity (E) AFFD 192   Thelonious Monk - On Tour In Europe   1988

Thelonious Monk Quartet With Guests

Charlie Rouse, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Larry Gales, bass; Ben Riley, drums; with Ray Copeland, trumpet; Clark Terry, flugelhorn; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Phil Woods, alto sax; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax.

Salle Pleyel, Paris, France, November 3, 1967

Ruby, My DearFrance's Concert (F) FC 113
Wee See-
Epistrophy-
Oska T-
Evidence-
Blue Monk-
Epistrophy-

* France's Concert (F) FC 113   Thelonious Monk Nonet - Live In Paris, 1967   1988

Thelonious Monk Quartet With Guests

Charlie Rouse, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Larry Gales, bass; Benny Riley, drums; with Ray Copeland, trumpet; Clark Terry, trumpet #2; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Phil Woods, alto sax; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax.

live in Berlin, West Germany, November 4, 1967

1.EvidenceHeart Note (Swd) HN-003
2.Blue Monk-

* Heart Note (Swd) HN-003   Thelonious Monk - In Europe   1987

Thelonious Monk Quartet With Guests

Charlie Rouse, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Larry Gales, bass; Ben Riley, drums; with Ray Copeland, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Phil Woods, alto sax; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax.

live in Mainz, West Germany, November, 1967

I Mean You (rehearsal and performance)Columbia CJ 45358

* Columbia CJ 45358, CK 45358   Thelonious Monk - Straight, No Chaser (Soundtrack)

Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Big Band

Benny Bailey, Jimmy Deuchar, Shake Keane, Idrees Sulieman, trumpet; Eric Van Lier, Nat Peck, Ake Persson, trombone; Derek Humble, alto sax; Johnny Griffin, Don Menza, Ronnie Scott, tenor sax; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax, flute; Francy Boland, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Kenny Clare, Kenny Clarke, drums; Fats Sadi, percussion.

Cologne, West Germany, November-December, 1967

ResurrectionCampi (It) SJG 12004
Woody Nightshade-
New Eye-
Mauve-
The 18th Man-
Klook's Report-
Presoneske-
Hopeless-
Shihab Humble & Co.-
You Dig It-
The Griffin-
Kenny And Kenny-

* Campi (It) SJG 12004   Kenny Clarke, Francy Boland - 17 Men And Their Music

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Lou Bennet, organ; Andre Condouant, guitar; Joe Nay, drums.

Paris, France, 1967

Body And SoulMoon (It) MLP 004-1
Leave Me Alone Blues-
The Man I Love-

* Moon (It) MLP 004-1, MCD 004-2   Johnny Griffin - Body And Soul   1989

1968 (age 40)

Johnny Griffin Quartet With Dexter Gordon

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; with guest: Dexter Gordon, tenor sax #3.

live in Rome, Italy, January 25, 1968

1.Body And SoulJoker (J) UPS-2058-KR
2.All The Things You Are-
3.Blues Up And Down-

* Joker (J) UPS-2058-KR   Johnny Griffin Meets Dexter Gordon - Jazz Undulation   1977
= Lotus (It) ORL 8247   -   1978
= Lotus (It) LOP 14.082   Johnny Griffin Meets Dexter Gordon   1984
= Ninety-One Jazz Vintage (J) CRCJ-10010   Johnny Griffin And Dexter Gordon - Jazz Undulation   1996

The Kenny Clarke Francy Boland Big Band

Benny Bailey, Jimmy Deuchar, Sonny Grey, Idrees Sulieman, trumpet; Erik Van Lier, Nat Peck, Ake Persson, trombone; Derek Humble, alto sax; Tony Coe, Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, tenor sax; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax; Dave Pike, vibes; Francy Boland, piano, co-leader; Jimmy Woode, bass; Kenny Clare, drums; Kenny Clarke, drums, co-leader; Francy Boland, arranger.

Lindstrom Studios, Cologne, West Germany, May 13-14, 1968

Let's Face The Music And DanceMPS (G) MPS 15 214 ST
I'm All Smiles-
You Stepped Out Of A Dream-
I'm Glad There Is You-
Get Out Of Town-
By Strauss-
When Your Lover Has Gone-
Gloria-
Sweet And Lovely-
High School Cadets-

* MPS (G) MPS 15 214 ST   The Kenny Clarke Francy Boland Big Band - All Smiles   1969
= MPS/BASF (G) CRM 686   -   1971
= MPS/BASF (G) 21 29686-5   -   1970s
= Prestige PRST 7699   The Kenny Clarke/Francy Boland Big Band - Let's Face The Music   1970

Johnny Griffin - Art Taylor Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Mal Waldron, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

9th International Jazz Festival, Tivoli Concert Hall, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia, June 8, 1968

Little Man You've Had A Busy DayHelidon (Yugoslav) 08-001

* Helidon (Yugoslav) 08-001   Various Artists - 9. Mednarodni International Jazz Festival, Ljubljana '68

Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Big Band

Benny Bailey, Jimmy Deuchar, Dusko Gojkovic, Idrees Sulieman, trumpet; Eric Van Lier, Nat Peck, Ake Persson, trombone; Derek Humble, alto sax; Tony Coe, Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, tenor sax; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax, flute; Fats Sadi, vibes; Francy Boland, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Kenny Clare, Kenny Clarke, drums.

Cologne, West Germany, June 28 and 29, 1968

VortographsMPS (G) MPS 15 218 ST
Solarisation-
Panchromatic-
Mcrographic-

* MPS (G) MPS 15 218 ST; MPS/BASF (G) CRM 689, 21 29689-1   The Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band - Faces

Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Big Band

Benny Bailey, Jimmy Deuchar, Dusko Gojkovic, Idrees Sulieman, trumpet; Eric Van Lier, Nat Peck, Ake Persson, trombone; Derek Humble, alto sax; Tony Coe, Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, tenor sax; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax, flute; Fats Sadi, vibes; Francy Boland, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Kenny Clare, Kenny Clarke, drums.: same personnel.

Rome, Italy, July 17, 1968

Seven Golden ManCampi (It) SJG 12006
Je M'en Fous-
Your Smile-
Questi Vent'anni Miei-
Psserella Di 8 2/1-
Rome Nun Fa'la Stupida Stasera-
More-
Canto D'amore-
Voglio Bene Al Mond-
La Hora De La Verdad-
Saxsology-

* Campi (It) SJG 12006   Kenny Clarke, Francy Boland - More

Johnny Griffin Octet

Benny Bailey, trumpet, flugelhorn; Ake Persson, trombone; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax; Francy Boland, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Kenny Clare, Kenny Clarke, drums.

Cologne, West Germany, August 27, 1968

Foot PattingVogue (G) LDVS 17164
Please Send Me Someone To Love-
The Turk's Bolero-
Deep Eight-
A Handful Of Soul-
The Jamfs Are Coming-
Lady Heavy Bottom's Waltz-

* Vogue (G) LDVS 17164   Johnny Griffin - Lady Heavy Bottom's Waltz

The Kenny Clarke Francy Boland Big Band

Benny Bailey, Jimmy Deuchar, Dusko Gojkovic, Milo Pavlovic, Idrees Sulieman, trumpet; Erik Van Lier, Nat Peck, Ake Persson, trombone; Derek Humble, Phil Woods, alto sax; Tony Coe, Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, tenor sax; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax; Francy Boland, piano, co-leader; Jean Warland, Jimmy Woode, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums, co-leader; Kenny Clare, Tootie Heath, Tony Inzalaco, Shake Keane, Sabu Martinez, percussion; Francy Boland, arranger.

Lindstrom Studios, Cologne, West Germany, August 28 and 29, 1968

Gary McFarland's "Latin Kaleidoscope" I Movement: Un Graso De AreiaMPS (G) MPS 15 213 ST
Gary McFarland's "Latin Kaleidoscope" I Movement: Duas Rosas-
Gary McFarland's "Latin Kaleidoscope" II Movement: A Rosa Negra-
Gary McFarland's "Latin Kaleidoscope" II Movement: Uma Fita De Tres Cores-
Gary McFarland's "Latin Kaleidoscope" III Movement: Olhos Negros-
Gary McFarland's "Latin Kaleidoscope" III Movement: Ramo De Flores-
Francy Boland's "Cuban Fever" I Movement: Fiebre Cuban-
Francy Boland's "Cuban Fever" I Movement: Mambo De Las Brujas-
Francy Boland's "Cuban Fever" I Movement: Strano Sueno-
Francy Boland's "Cuban Fever" II Movement: Cara Bruja-
Francy Boland's "Cuban Fever" III Movement: Crespusculo Y Aurora-

* MPS (G) MPS 15 213 ST   The Kenny Clarke Francy Boland Big Band - Latin Kaleidoscope   1968
= MPS/BASF (G) CRM 685   -   1971
= MPS/BASF (G) 21 29685-7   -   1970s
= Prestige PRST 7760   The Kenny Clarke/Francy Boland Big Band - Latin Kaleidoscope   1970

Gitte Haenning With Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Big Band

Benny Bailey, Dusko Gojkovic, Idrees Sulieman, Derek Watkins, trumpet; Eric Van Lier, Nat Peck, Ake Persson, trombone; Derek Humble, alto sax; Tony Coe, Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, tenor sax; John Surman, baritone, soprano sax; Francy Boland, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Kenny Clare, Kenny Clarke, drums; Gitte Haenning, vocal.

Cologne, West Germany, September 4 and 5, 1968

My Kinda WorldveraBra Records (G) veraBra No. 20
A Sack Of Dreams-
A World Without Love-
Go To Hell-
Imagination-
Please Send Me Someone To Love-
Out Of The World-
Marriage Is For Old Folks-
I Love The Life I Live-
November Girl-

* veraBra Records (G) veraBra No. 20   Gitte Haenning, Kenny Clarke, Francy Boland - Out Of The World   1988

Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Big Band

Benny Bailey, Jimmy Deuchar, Dusko Gojkovic, Idrees Sulieman, trumpet; Eric Van Lier, Nat Peck, Ake Persson, trombone; Derek Humble, alto sax; Tony Coe, Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, tenor sax; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax; Francy Boland, piano; Jean Warland, bass; Kenny Clare, Kenny Clarke, drums.

Cologne, West Germany, December 2 and 3, 1968

1st Movement: Villa RadieuseMPS (G) MPS 15 220 ST
2nd Movement: Tween Dusk And Dawn In Via Urbana-
3rd Movement: Rosati At Popolo Square-

* MPS (G) MPS 15 220 ST; MPS/BASF (G) CRM 691, 21 29691-1   The Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band - Fellini 712

1969

Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Big Band

Benny Bailey, Tony Fisher, Dusko Gojkovic, Idrees Sulieman, trumpet; Nat Peck, Ake Persson, trombone; Eric Van Lier, bass trombone; Derek Humble, alto sax; Sahib Shihab, alto, soprano sax, flute; Tony Coe, Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, tenor sax; Francy Boland, piano, vibes; Ron Mathewson, bass; Kenny Clare, Kenny Clarke, drums.

London, England, February 11, 1969

Box 703SABA (G) SB 15 076 ST
Griff's Groove-
Volcano-
Love Which To No Loved One Permits Excuse For Loving-
Now Hear My Meanin'-
And Then Wee Issued Out Again Too See The Stars-
You Stepped Out Of A DreamPolydor (G) 583 055
Felini 712-
The Girl And The Turk-
Kenny And Kenny-
Rue Chaptal-
I Don't Want Nothin'-
Sax No End-

* SABA (G) SB 15 076 ST; MPS (G) MPS 15 076 ST   Kenny Clarke Francy Boland And The Band - Volcano
* Polydor (G) 583 055   Kenny Clarke, Francy Boland - Rue Chaptal

Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Big Band

Benny Bailey, Tony Fisher, Dusko Gojkovic, Idrees Sulieman, trumpet; Nat Peck, Ake Persson, trombone; Eric Van Lier, bass trombone; Derek Humble, alto sax; Tony Coe, Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, tenor sax; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax; Francy Boland, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass #1-4; Jean Warland, bass #5,6; Kenny Clare, Kenny Clarke, drums.

Cologne, West Germany, May 27, 1969

1.The Jamfs Are ComingMPS (G) MPS 15 288 ST
2.At Ronnie's All Blues-
3.1st Movement: Open Door-
4.2nd Movement: Dia-Bleu-
5.The Wildman-
6.3rd Movement: Total Blues-

* MPS (G) MPS 15 288 ST; MPS/BASF (G) CRM 747, 21 20747-0   The Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band - All Blues

Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Big Band

Benny Bailey, Tony Fisher, Dusko Gojkovic, Idrees Sulieman, trumpet; Nat Peck, Ake Persson, trombone; Eric Van Lier, bass trombone; Derek Humble, alto sax; Sahib Shihab, alto, soprano sax, flute; Tony Coe, Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, tenor sax; Francy Boland, piano, vibes; Jimmy Woode, bass; Kenny Clare, Kenny Clarke, drums.

Cologne, West Germany, May 28, 1969

Johnny One NoteMPS (G) MPS 15 287 ST
Lullaby Of The Leaves-
Bei Mir War Es Immer So Scho-
My Favorite Things-
Just In Time-
All Through The Night-
November Girl-
My Heart Belongs To Daddy-
Love For Sale-

* MPS (G) MPS 15 287 ST; MPS/BASF (G) CRM 746, 21 20746-2   The Kenny Clarke Francy Boland Big Band - More Smiles

Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Big Band

Benny Bailey, Dusko Gojkovic, Idrees Sulieman, Derek Watkins, trumpet; Eric Van Lier, Nat Peck, Ake Persson, trombone; Derek Humble, alto sax; Tony Coe, Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, tenor sax; Sahib Shihab, baritone, alto sax, flute; Francy Boland, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Kenny Clare, Kenny Clarke, drums.

Cologne, West Germany, September 5, 1969

PentonvillePolydor (Eu) 2460 131
Wormwood Scrubs-
Doing Time-
Broadmoor-
Holloway-
Reprieve-
Going Straight-

* Polydor (Eu) 2460 131   Kenny Clarke, Francy Boland - At Her Majesty's Pleasure...

Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Big Band

Benny Bailey, Jimmy Deuchar, Roger Guerin, Idrees Sulieman, trumpet; Ake Persson, trombone; Derek Humble, Sahib Shihab, alto sax; Johnny Griffin, Billy Mitchell, Ronnie Scott, tenor sax; Francy Boland, piano, arranger; Kenny Clarke, drums; and others.

Warsaw, Poland, fall 1969

Tarantas DriveSupraphon (Czech) SUA 15988
Old Stuff-
Sunday At Ten-
Sabbath Message-
Funiculi-Funicula-
Greensleeves-
I Don't Want Nothing-
The Good Wind Is Here-
The Turk-
Nights In Warsaw-

* Supraphon (Czech) SUA 15988   Francy Boland And Kenny Clarke Famous Orchestra

Clarke Boland Big Band

Benny Bailey, Art Farmer, Idrees Sulieman, Derek Watkins, trumpet; Erik Van Lier, Nat Peck, Ake Persson, trombone; Tony Coe, Johnny Griffin, Derek Humble, Ronnie Scott, Sahib Shihab, sax; Francy Boland, Kenny Clarke, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.

Theatre National Populaire, Paris, France, October 29, 1969

PentonvilleTrema (F) 710413/414
All Through The Night-
Gloria-
Now Hear My Meaning-
New Box-
You Stepped Out Of A Dream-
Volcano-
Box 702-

same session.

The James Are Coming-
I'm Glad There's You-
Doing Time-
Evanescence-
Sonor-
Sax No End-

* Trema (F) 710413/414   Clarke Boland Big Band En Concert Avec Europe 1 - TNP 29 Octobre-1969   1992

1970

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis - Johnny Griffin Quintet

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Francy Boland, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.

Munich, West Germany, April 24, 1970

Again 'N' AgainMPS (G) MPS 15 283 ST
Tin Tin Deo-
If I Had You-
Jim Dawg-
We Were One-
Girl-

* MPS (G) MPS 15 283 ST; MPS/BASF (G) CRM 742, 21 20742-0; Pausa PR 7063   Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Johnny Griffin - Tough Tenors Again 'N' Again

1971

Dizzy Gillespie - Johnny Griffin Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Stan Getz, tenor sax #6; Vince Benedetti, piano; Alby Cullaz, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

ORTF, live in Chateauvallon, France, August 29, 1971

1.Soft And FurryJazz Birdie's Of Paradise (G) J-Bop 046
2.Night In Tunisia-
3.Summertime-
4.I'll Remember April-
5.What's New-
6.Stella By Starlight-

* Jazz Birdie's Of Paradise (G) J-Bop 046   Dizzy Gillespie Johnny Griffin Quintet - Summertime   1994

1972

Charles Mingus Orchestra

Lonnie Hillyer, Eddie Preston, Richard Williams, trumpet; Eddie Bert, trombone; Howard Johnson, tuba; Lee Konitz, Charles McPherson, Richie Perry, alto sax; Johnny Griffin, Shafi Hadi, tenor sax; Paul Jeffrey, baritone sax; John Foster, piano; Sam Herman, guitar; Charles Mingus, bass; Roy Brooks, drums; Honey Gordon, vocal #8,9; and others.

Village Vanguard, NYC, April 17, 1972

1.Us Is Twoprivate tape
2.Ecclusiastics-
3.Jump Monk-
4.Mindreaders Convention In Milano (aka My Music Emission)-
5.Us Is Two (theme)-
6.Mingus Fingers-
7.Better Git It In Your Soul-
8.Eclipse-
9.Strollin'-

Vaclav Zahradnik Big Band

Miloslav Bures, Jiri Isera, Jaroslav Lautner, Dizzy Reece, trumpet; Yan Hyncia, Erich Kleinschuster, Zdenek Pulec, Lumir Zrucky, trombone; Slide Hampton, trombone, arranger; Viadena Bouchalova, Emanuel Hrdina, French horn; Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky, alto sax; Johnny Griffin, Mihaly Raduly, tenor sax; Ronnie Ross, baritone sax; Karel Velebny, vibes; Vince Benedetti, piano; Rudolf Dasek, guitar; Klaus Koch, bass; Billy Brooks, drums; Vaclav Zahradnik, arranger, conductor.

Prague, Czechoslovakia, October 18-20, 1972

You Stepped Out Of A DreamSupraphon (Czech) CZ 1151370
Body And Soul-
'Round Midnight-
Hello Tony-
Yesterday-
When The Saints Go Marching In-

* Supraphon (Czech) CZ 1151370   Vaclav Zahradnik - Euro Jazz

1973

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Humberto Canto, congas.

Paris, France, April 13, 1973

Fiesta Mo-JoAmerica (F) 30 AM 6133
MantecaAmerica (F) 30 AM 6135
Wheatleigh Hall-

* America (F) 30 AM 6133   Dizzy Gillespie - The Giant   1973
= Prestige P-24047   -   1975
* America (F) 30 AM 6135   Dizzy Gillespie - The Source   1973
= Prestige P-24047   Dizzy Gillespie - The Giant   1975

RTV Zagreb Big Band

Stanko Brichta, Marijan Domic, Ante Dropuljic, Ladislav Fidry, Franjo Karlovic, trumpet; Stipica Kalodjera, trumpet, keyboards; Hrvoje Brajer, Jurica Cukac, Marko Ivanovic, Ico Keleman, Ante Opasic, Vladimir Susic, trombone; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Miroslav Sedak Bencic, Ozren Depolo, Boris Franciskovic, Bojan Hohnjec, Maks Johan, Marijan Scukanec, sax; Bosko Petrovic, vibes; Zlatko Dvorzak, Davor Kajfes, piano; Damir Dicic, guitar; Kresimir Rameta, bass; Silvije Glojnaric, Petar Petej, drums; Miljenko Prohaska, conductor.

Yugoslavia, May 26, 1973

AnabellaJugoton (Yugoslav) LSY 68095

* Jugoton (Yugoslav) LSY 68095   Various Artists - Big Band RTV Zagreb With American Soloists - Golden Hours

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Johnny Vinding, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 4, 1973

That Party UpstairsSteepleChase (D) SCS 1004

* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1004   Johnny Griffin - Blues For Harvey   1973
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31004   -   1990

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Johnny Vinding, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.: same personnel.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 5, 1973

Alone AgainSteepleChase (D) SCS 1004
Sound Track BluesSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31004
The Theme-
Soft And FurrySteepleChase (D) SCS 1004
Blues For Harvey-
Rhythm-a-ning / Theme-

* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1004   Johnny Griffin - Blues For Harvey   1973
= SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31004   -   1990

Klaus Doldinger Nonet

Klaus Doldinger, Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Kristian Schultze, piano, synthesizer, electric piano, Mellotron; Brian Auger, organ #1-3; Volker Kriegel, guitar; Alexis Korner, guitar #2,3; Wolfgang Schmid, bass; Curt Cress, drums; Pete York, drums, percussion #2,3.

Doldinger Jubilee Concert, Dusseldorf, West Germany, October 16, 1973

1.HandmadeAtlantic (Eu) ATL 50070
2.Rockport-
3.Lemuria's Dance-
4.Schirokko-

* Atlantic (Eu) ATL 50070   Klaus Doldinger - Doldinger Jubilee Concert

1974

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Franco D'Andrea, piano; Giovanni Tommaso, bass; Bruno Biriaco, drums.

Music Inn, Rome, Italy, April 7, 1974

Music Inn BluesHoro (It) HLL 101-10
For The Love Of-
Always Forever-
Keep Going-
The Pasta ParadeHoro (It) HLL 101-17

* Horo (It) HLL 101-10   Johnny Griffin - Jazz A Confronto 10   1974
= Horo (J) RVJ-6040   Johnny Griffin - Jazz A Confronto   1979
* Horo (It) HLL 101-17   Various Artists - Jazz A Confronto 17 - Jac's Anthology   1975

1975

The Dizzy Gillespie Big 7

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Niels Pedersen, bass; Mickey Roker, drums.

Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switzerland, July 16, 1975

Lover Come Back To MePablo 2310-749
I'll Remember AprilPablo 2625-707; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-739-2
What's NewPablo 2310-749
Cherokee-

* Pablo 2310-749   Dizzy   1975
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-739-2   The Dizzy Gillespie Big 7 At The Montreux Jazz Festival 1975   1992
* Pablo 2625-707   Various Artists - The Montreux Collection   1975

Count Basie Jam

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Count Basie, piano; Niels Pedersen, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.

Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switzerland, July 19, 1975

Billie's BouncePablo 2310-750
Festival Blues-
Lester Leaps In-
Collection BluesPablo 2625-707

* Pablo 2310-750   Basie Jam   1975
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-933-2   Count Basie Jam Session At The Montreux Jazz Festival 1975   1997
* Pablo 2625-707   Various Artists - The Montreux Collection   1975

Roy Eldridge Septet

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Ray Bryant, piano; Joe Pass, guitar; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Louis Bellson, drums.

Antibes, France, July 20, 1975

Bee's BloosPablo PACD-5314-2
Lover Man-
Undecided-
Hackensack-

* Pablo PACD-5314-2   Roy Eldridge - Decidedly   2002

Klaus Doldinger Nonet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Klaus Doldinger, tenor, soprano sax, synthesizer; Les McCann, electric piano; Kristian Schultze, electric piano, organ; Philip Catherine, guitar; Buddy Guy, Wolfgang Schmid, electric bass; Curt Cress, drums; Pete York, drums, percussion.

Onkel Po's Carnegie Hall, Hamburg, West Germany, August 28 and 29, 1975

31527Compared To WhatAtlantic SD 18162
31528Albatros Song-
31529Abracadabra-
31530Jadoo-
31531Ready For Takeoff-
31532Angel Wings-

* Atlantic SD 18162   Passport - Doldinger Jubilee '75   1976

Johnny Griffin - Art Taylor Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Rein De Graff, piano; Henk Haverhoek, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Blue Note Im Pumpwerk, Wilhelmshaven, West Germany, December, 1975

WeeTimeless (Du) SJP 121
All The Things You Are-

* Timeless (Du) SJP 121   Johnny Griffin/Art Taylor Quartet - The Jamfs Are Coming!   1978
= Timeless (US) TI 311, (J) RJ-6050   -   1979

Boy Edgar Big Band

Benny Bailey, Ado Broodboom, Eddie Engels, Dizzy Reece, Karel Roberti, trumpet; Leo Goudriaan, trumpet, bass; Jon English, Slide Hampton, Frans Van Luyn, Frank Rosolino, Oscar Slembroek, Jiggs Wigham, trombone; Wim Brieffies, Rudi Brink, Wim Ter Bruggen, Tinus Bruin, Johnny Griffin, Giji Hendriks, Freddie Van Ingen, Fred Leeflang, Ferdinand Povel, Toon Van Vliet, Harvey Wainapel, sax; Boy Edgar, piano; Bert Van Duynhoven, Arjen Gorter, Jack Layton, bass; Martin Van Duynhoven, John Engels, Art Taylor, drums; Gerrie Van Der Klei, vocal.

Hilversum, Holland, 1975

In A Sentimental MoodHvhaast 022
The One And Only Duke-
I Got It Bad-
In My Solitude-
T.G.T.T.-
Come Sunday-
Ready Go-
Music Was His Mistress I-
This Love-
Interlude-
In A Waltzy Mood-
A Blues-
Try Out-
Music Was His Mistress II-

* Hvhaast 022   Boy Edgar - Music Was His Mistress

1976

Peter Herbolzheimer And His Big Band

Nat Adderley, cornet #9; Rick Kiefer, Ron Simmonds, Derek Watkins, trumpet; Art Farmer, Ack Van Rooyen, trumpet, flugelhorn; Otto Bredl, Slide Hampton, Albert Mangelsdorff, Jiggs Whigham, trombone; Peter Herbolzheimer, trombone, arranger, conductor; Herb Geller, Ferdinand Povel, alto sax; Wilton Gaynair, Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Stan Getz, tenor sax #6; James Towsey, baritone sax; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax, arranger #2,3; Jean "Toots" Thielemans, harmonica #4; Wolfgang Dauner, keyboards; Volker Kriegel, guitar; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums, percussion; Grady Tate, drums, vocal; Nippy Noya, percussion; Quincy Jones, arranger.

Jazz Gala Concert, Hannover & Wiesbaden, West Germany, January 18 and 23, 1976

1. 32485Blues In My ShoesAtlantic SD 1693
2. 32486Song For Strayhorn-
3. 32487Festive Minor-
4. 32488Brown Ballad-
5. 32489Moondance-
6. 32490Times Lie-
7. 32491Gentle Mood-
8. 32492The Up And Down Man-
9. 32493Jive Samba-
10. 32494Work Song-

* Atlantic SD 1693   Peter Herbolzheimer - Jazz Gala Concert   1976

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Horace Parlan, piano; Mads Vinding, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Tokyo, Japan, April 23, 1976

All The Things You ArePhilips (J) RJ-7160
When We Were One-
Wee-
The Man I LovePhilips (J) RJ-7405
Soft And Furry-

* Philips (J) RJ-7160   Johnny Griffin - Live In Tolyo
* Philips (J) RJ-7405   Johnny Griffin - The Little Giant Revisited

1977

Peter Herbolzheimer And His Big Band

Benny Bailey, Palle Mikkelborg, Ron Simmons, Lew Soloff, trumpet; Clark Terry, trumpet, flugelhorn, vocal; Ack Van Rooyen, flugelhorn; Otto Bredl, Peter Herbolzheimer, Erich Kleinschuster, Albert Mangelsdorff, Frank Rosolino, Jiggs Wigham, trombone; Johnny Griffin, Ferdinand Povel, tenor sax; James Towsey, baritone sax; Gary Burton, vibes; Benny Aronov, piano; Rob Franken, electric piano, synthesizer; Volker Kriegel, guitar; Bo Stief, bass; Alex Riel, drums; Nippy Noya, percussion.

Jazz Gala Concert, Dusseldorf, West Germany, January 28, 1977

FilibusterTelefunken (Norwegian) 6 28438 DT
Like Someone In Love-
Butterfly-
Manteca-
Nica's Dream-
The Healer-
Don't Speak Now-
Tee Pee Time-
Mumbles-
Wheeler's Choice-
Hypnotic Pig Nose-
Ant Stepped On An Elephant's Toe-
Supraconductivity-
Sideways-
Corean Chic-
Spanish Flavor-
N Eocho-
Hip Walk-

* Telefunken (Norwegian) 6 28438 DT   Various Artists - Jazz Gala 77

Johnny Griffin - Art Taylor Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Rein De Graff, piano; Koos Serierse, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Blue Note Im Pumpwerk, Wilhelmshaven, West Germany, October, 1977

The Jamfs Are Coming / Wee DotTimeless (Du) SJP 121

* Timeless (Du) SJP 121   Johnny Griffin/Art Taylor Quartet - The Jamfs Are Coming!   1978
= Timeless (US) TI 311, (J) RJ-6050   -   1979

1978 (age 50)

Rolf Ericson - Johnny Griffin Quintet

Rolf Ericson, trumpet, flugelhorn; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Fritz Pauer, piano; Lucas Lindholm, bass; Ronnie Stephenson, drums.

Berlin, West Germany, May 27 and 28, 1978

Double DigitFour Leaf Clover (Swd) FLC 5027
Fragrance-
Oblivion-
Taboo-
Sweet And Handsome-
Korn Blues-

* Four Leaf Clover (Swd) FLC 5027   Rolf Ericson, Johnny Griffin - Sincerely Ours

Johnny Griffin - Art Taylor Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Rein De Graaff, piano; Peter Frei, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Ljubljana Jazz Festival, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia, June 16, 1978

Autumn LeavesJugoton (Yugoslav) LSY 61464

* Jugoton (Yugoslav) LSY 61464   Various Artists - Jazz Na Koncertnom Podiju Vol. 3

Nat Adderley Quintet

Nat Adderley, cornet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Victor Feldman, piano, electric piano; Ron Carter, bass; Roy McCurdy, drums.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, September 18 and 19, 1978

Fortune's ChildGalaxy GXY-5120
A Little New York Midtown Music-
Sunshine Sammy-
Yeehaw Junction-
Come Rain Or Come Shine-
Whipitup-
Saguaro-

* Galaxy GXY-5120   Nat Adderley - A Little New York Midtown Music   1979
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1008-2   -   1999

Dexter Gordon Quintet

Dexter Gordon, Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; George Cables, piano; Rufus Reid, bass; Eddie Gladden, drums.

Carnegie Hall, NYC, September 23, 1978

Blues Up And DownColumbia JC 35978
Cheese Cake-

* Columbia JC 35978   Dexter Gordon - Great Encounters

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Ronnie Mathews, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Keith Copeland, drums.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, October 17, 1978

Autumn LeavesGalaxy GXY-5117
When We Were One-
Monk's Dream-
The Way It Is-
Fifty-Six-
I Should Care-

* Galaxy GXY-5117   Johnny Griffin - Return Of The Griffin   1979
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1882-2   -   1996

Johnny Griffin Sextet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; George Freeman, guitar; Sam Jones, bass; Albert Heath, drums; Kenneth Nash, percussion, congas.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, October 18-19, 1978

A Night In TunisiaGalaxy GXY-5126
Bush Dance-
The Jamfs Are Coming-
Since I Fell For You-
Knucklebean-

* Galaxy GXY-5126   Johnny Griffin - Bush Dance   1979
= Galaxy GCD-95004-2   -   2004

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Stanley Cowell, piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, December 1, 2, 4 and 5, 1978

Billie's Bounce (take 2)Galaxy (J) SMJ-9532-3, GXY-5134
Billie's Bounce (take 1)Galaxy GCD-95002-2

same session.

Smoke Gets In Your Eyes (take 2)Galaxy (J) SMJ-9532-3, GXY-5133
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes (take 1)Galaxy GCD-95003-2

* Galaxy (J) SMJ-9532-3   Various Artists - Birds And Ballads   1980
* Galaxy GXY-5134   Various Artists - 5 Birds And A Monk   1981
= Galaxy GCD-95002-2   Various Artists - Birds And Monks   1995
* Galaxy GXY-5133   Various Artists - Ballads By Four   1981
= Galaxy GCD-95003-2   Various Artists - Ballads By Five   1997

1979

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Ron Mathews, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums.

NYC, July 6 and 7, 1979

Yours Is My Heart AloneGalaxy GXY-5132
A Few Words From Johnny Griffin-
Alone Again-
Let Me Touch It-
Sophisticated Lady-
Rhythm-a-ning-

* Galaxy GXY-5132   Johnny Griffin - NYC Underground   1981

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Ron Mathews, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums.: same personnel.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, November 27 and 28, 1979

MiriamGalaxy GXY-5139
Susanita-
Jean Marie-
Soft And Furry Part 1-
Soft And Furry Part 2-
Soft And Furry Part 3-
Honey Bucket-

* Galaxy GXY-5139   Johnny Griffin - To The Ladies   1982

Rita Reys

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Pim Jacobs, piano; Ruud Jacobs, bass; Peter Ypma, drums; Rita Reys, vocal.

NYC, 1979

Too Marvelous For WordsColumbia 83981
Fly Me To The Moon-
Poor Butterfly-
My Foolish Heart-
Mr. Wonderful-
That Old Feeling-
Over The Rainbow-
Remember-
Everything Happens To Me-
Isn't It Romantic-
The Touch Of Your Lips-

* Columbia 83981   Rita Reys - That Old Feeling

1980

Ray Brown Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Monty Alexander, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Martin Drew, drums.

Ludwigsburg, West Germany, April, 1980

Blues For GroundhogJeton (G) 1003312
Sophisticated Lady / Rocks In My Bed-
S'posin'-
Put Your Little Foot Right Out-
Consider-
Swamp Fire-
Happy Talk-
Please Send Me Someone To Love-
Accopong-
Summerwind-
Griff And Me-
Delaunay's Dilemma-

* Jeton (G) 1003312   Ray Brown - Summerwind

1981

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Monty Alexander, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Martin Drew, drums.

Ludwigsburg, West Germany, 1981

Woogie BoogieJeton (G) 6006603
Hard Times-
Street Life-

* Jeton (G) 6006603   Johnny Griffin - Meeting

1983

Philly Joe Jones Dameronia Featuring Johnny Griffin

Virgil Jones, trumpet; Don Sickler, trumpet, music director; Benny Powell, trombone; Frank Wess, alto sax; Charles Davis, Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Walter Davis Jr., piano; Larry Ridley, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 11, 1983

Look Stop And ListenUptown UP 27.15
If You Could See Me Now-
Killer Joe-
Our Delight-

Virgil Jones, trumpet; Don Sickler, trumpet, tenor sax #2,5; Benny Powell, trombone; Frank Wess, alto sax, flute; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Charles Davis, tenor sax, flute; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Walter Davis Jr., piano; Larry Ridley, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

1.Look, Stop And Listen
2.If You Could See Me Now
3.Killer Joe
4.Theme Of No Repeat
5.If You Could See Me Now (1st take)Uptown UPCD 27.59, UPCD 27.59 (alt.)
6.Look, Stop And Listen (1st take)-

* Uptown UP 27.15   Philly Joe Jones Dameronia Featuring Johnny Griffin - Look Stop Listen   1983
= Uptown UPCD 27.59   Philly Joe Jones Dameronia Featuring Johnny Griffin - Look, Stop And Listen   2009
= Uptown UPCD 27.59 (alt.)   Philly Joe Jones' Dameronia Featuring Johnny Griffin - Look, Stop And Listen

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Curtis Lundy, bass; Kenny Washington, drums.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, July 25-26, 1983

I Mean YouGalaxy GXY-5146, GCD-95004-2
Lover Man-
Call It Whachawana-
A Waltz With Sweetie-
Jabbo's RevengeGalaxy GXY-5146

* Galaxy GXY-5146   Johnny Griffin - Call It Whachawana   1983
* Galaxy GCD-95004-2   Johnny Griffin - Bush Dance   2004

Daniel Humair Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Maurice Vander, piano; Henri Texier, bass; Daniel Humair, drums.

RocheJagu, August 19, 1983

WeeMediartis P970 MU229

* Mediartis P970 MU229   Daniel Humair - Surrounded 1964-1987

Jimmy Smith Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Jimmy Smith, organ, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Mike Baker, drums.

Atlanta Free Jazz Festival, Atlanta, GA, September 3, 1983

Keep On Comin'Elektra Musician 60301-1
Be Yourself-
No Problem-
Piano Solo Medley: Summertime / Yesterdays-
Callitwhachawanna-

* Elektra Musician 60301-1, E1 60301   Jimmy Smith - Keep On Comin'   1983

1984

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Harry Pickens, piano; Curtis Lundy, bass; Kenny Washington, drums.

Jazzbuhne Berlin, Friedrichstadtpalast, East Berlin, East Germany, June 17, 1984

Call It Whacha WannaAmiga (G) 8 56 089
Sophisticated Lady-
I Mean You / Wee-

* Amiga (G) 8 56 089   Johnny Griffin Quartet - Live - Jazzbuhne Berlin '84   1984

Johnny Griffin Orchestra

Mike Mantler, trumpet; Gary Valente, trombone; Vincent Chancey, French horn; Bob Stewart, tuba; Steve Sagle, alto, baritone sax; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Kenny Kirkland, piano; Hiram Bullock, guitar; Steve Swallow, bass; Victor Lewis, drums; Manolo Badrena, percussion; Hal Willner, voice.

1984

MisteriosoA&M SP-6600

* A&M SP-6600   Various Artists - That's The Way, I Feel Now - Tribute To Thelonious Monk

1985

Three Generations Of Tenorsaxophone

Johnny Griffin, Sal Nistico, Roman Schwaller, tenor sax; Paul Grabowsky, piano; Thomas Stabenow, bass; Joris Dudli, drums.

Allotria, Munich, West Germany, January 11, 1985

Rue ChaptalJHM Records (Swi) JHM 3611
I Should Have Known-
Waltz With Sweetie-

same session.

Backlog-
My Little Brown Book-
The Things I Leave Behind-
Bean And The Boys-

* JHM Records (Swi) JHM 3611   Johnny Griffin, Sal Nistico, Roman Schwaller - Three Generations Of Tenorsaxophone   1997?

The All Star Jazz Messengers At One Night With Blue Note

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Walter Davis Jr., piano; Reggie Workman, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Town Hall, NYC, February 22, 1985

Moanin'Blue Note BT 85115, BTDK 85117
It's Only A Paper Moonrejected

* Blue Note BT 85115, CDP 7 46149 2   Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note Volume 3   1985
* Blue Note BTDK 85117   Various Artists - One Night With Blue Note, Preserved   1985

Paris Reunion Band

Dizzy Reece, Woody Shaw, trumpet; Slide Hampton, trombone; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Nathan Davis, tenor, soprano sax, flute; Kenny Drew, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Billy Brooks, drums.

Sonet Studios, Stockholm, Sweden, July 3, 1985

Klook's ThemeGazell (Swd) GJ 1002
Sweet Love Of Mine-
The Burner-
Waltz-
Callitwhachawanna-

* Gazell (Swd) GJ 1002   Paris Reunion Band - French Cooking
= Sonet (E) SNTF-945   -   1985

The Paris Reunion Band

Dizzy Reece, Woody Shaw, trumpet; Slide Hampton, trombone; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Nathan Davis, tenor, soprano sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Billy Brooks, drums.

live in The Hague, Holland, July 14, 1985

Sweet Love Of MineElemental Music (Eu) 5990429

* Elemental Music (Eu) 5990429   Woody Shaw - Tokyo '81   2018

1986

Deborah Brown

Benny Bailey, trumpet, flugelhorn; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Horace Parlan, piano; Hein Van De Geyn, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums; Deborah Brown, vocal.

Continental, September, 1986

Donna LeeAlfa Jazz (J) 32R2-25
In A Mellow Tone-
Spring Fever-
Dexterity-
Arrival-
Half Nelson-
Norma-
Silver Blues-
Meditation-
Here's That Rainy Day-
Marmaduke-
My Foolish Heart-
Quiet Now-

* Alfa Jazz (J) 32R2-25   Deborah Brown - Euroboppin'

1987

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Ben Sidran, piano, vocal; Jimmy Woode, bass; Ben Riley, drums; Clementine, vocal #14.

Barcelona, Spain, October 28 and 29, 1987

1.Good FoodOrange Blue (F) OB 002 CD
2.Can't We Talk It Over-
3.Lullaby In Rhythm-
4.Get To The Point-
5.Have You Heard The News-
6.Old Folks-
7.Have You Met Miss Jones-
8.Little Sherry-
9.New York State Of Mind-
10.Try (The Way It Was)-
11.Straight, No Chaser-
12.My Wife-
13.Lately-
14.Girl Talk-

* Orange Blue (F) OB 002 CD   Johnny Griffin - Have You Met...Barcelona

Clementine

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Patrice Galas, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Ben Riley, drums; Clementine, vocal.

Barcelona, Spain, October 29 and 30, 1987

Giant StepsOrange Blue (F) OB 004 CD
Continent Blue-

* Orange Blue (F) OB 004 CD   Clementine - Continent Blue

Clementine

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Patrice Galas, piano, electric piano, synthesizer; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Bobby Durham, drums; Freddy Citadelle, percussion #8; Clementine, vocal.

Paris, France, December 13 and 14, 1987

1.Un Apres-Midi A Paris (Afternoon In Paris)Orange Blue (F) OB 004 CD
2.Easy Living-
3.Line For Lyons-
4.Night Lights-
5.Don't Be Blue-
6.All Blues-
7.Lady Wants To Know-
8.Otra Vez-

* Orange Blue (F) OB 004 CD   Clementine - Continent Blue

1988 (age 60)

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Michael Weiss, piano; Dennis Irwin, bass; Kenny Washington, drums.

RTV Studios, Davie, FL, May 4, 1988

IsfahanWho's Who In Jazz CD-21036
Take My Hand-
All Through The Night-
Coming On The Hudson-
Woe Is Me-

* Who's Who In Jazz CD-21036   Johnny Griffin - Take My Hand

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Michael Weiss, piano; Dennis Irwin, bass; Kenny Washington, drums.: same personnel.

RTV Studios, Davie, FL, May 5, 1988

Hush-a-ByeWho's Who In Jazz CD-21036
Out Of This World-
If I Should Lose You-

* Who's Who In Jazz CD-21036   Johnny Griffin - Take My Hand

1989

Don Sickler - Jackie McLean Septet

Don Sickler, trumpet, leader; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Duke Jordan, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

Theatre De Boulogne-Billancourt, Boulogne, France, June 7, 1989

Bird LivesVerve (F) 841 132-2, (J) J45J 20368/9; Birdology (F) FDM 37014-2
Yardbird Suite-
Parker's Mood-
Chasin' The Bird-
Big Foot-
Donna Lee-

same session.

Shaw 'NuffVerve (F) 841 133-2, (J) J45J 20368/9; Birdology (F) FDM 37015-2
Billie's Bounce-
Relaxin' At Camarillo-
Don't Blame Me-
Scrapple From The Apple-
Dewey Square-
Big Foot (2nd version)-

* Verve (F) 841 132-2   Various Artists - Birdology: Live At The TBB Jazz Festival Vol. 1   1989
* Verve (J) J45J 20368/9   Various Artists - Birdology: Live At The TBB Jazz Festival   1989
* Birdology (F) FDM 37014-2   Various Artists - Birdology: Tribute To Charlie Parker Volume 1   2002
* Verve (F) 841 133-2   Various Artists - Birdology: Live At The TBB Jazz Festival Vol. 2   1990
* Birdology (F) FDM 37015-2   Various Artists - Birdology: Tribute To Charlie Parker Volume 2   2003

Big Band De Lausanne

William Holden, Matthieu Michel, Jean-Michel Pelichet, Raoul Schmassmann, Serge Wintsch, trumpet; Nestor Beney, Vincent Lachat, Bernard Trinchan, trombone; Jean-Pierre Beltrami, bass trombone; Michael Weber, alto sax, clarinet, flute; Yvan Ischer, alto, soprano sax; Johnny Griffin, Chorinne Juillerat, Claude Montandon, tenor sax; Frederic Lette, baritone sax; Fancois Butted, Thierry Lang, Veronique Piller, piano; Antoine Ogray, bass; Jean-Philippe Larpin, Marcel Papanx, drums.

Geneva, Switzerland, December 4-6, 1989

The Jamps Are Comin'Plainisphare (Swi) PL 1267-49
Sweet And Slow-
Fifty-Six-
Isfahan-
Rock Skippin' (At The Blue Note)-
Sister-
Monk's Dream-
Moon Light-

* Plainisphare (Swi) PL 1267-49   Big Band De Lausanne - A Monk's Dream

Viktor Lazlo

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Richard Galliano, accordion; Philippe Decock, piano; Michel Hatzigeorgiou, bass; Viktor Lazlo, vocal.

Paris, France, 1989

Quiet NowPolydor 837 921-1
Solo (Club Desert)Polydor (J) POOP 20226

* Polydor 837 921-1   Viktor Lazlo - Hot And Cool
* Polydor (J) POOP 20226   Viktor Lazlo - Club Desert

1990

Johnny Griffin Sextet

Curtis Fuller, trombone; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Steve Nelson, vibes; Michael Weiss, piano, arranger; Dennis Irwin, bass; Kenny Washington, drums.

BMG Studios, NYC, October 26, 1990

The CatAntilles 422-848 421-2
What Do You Do-
The Count-

* Antilles 422-848 421-2   Johnny Griffin - The Cat

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Michael Weiss, piano; Dennis Irwin, bass; Kenny Washington, drums.

BMG Studios, NYC, October 28 and 30, 1990

WistfulAntilles 422-848 421-2
Chicago Calling-
Woe Is Me-
63rd Street Theme-
Hot Sake-
Waltz For Ma-

* Antilles 422-848 421-2   Johnny Griffin - The Cat

1992

Johnny Griffin Quartet + 3

Steve Turre, trombone #1-3,5-7; John Clark, French horn #1-3,5-7; Dave Bargeron, tuba #1-3,5-7; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Michael Weiss, piano, arranger; Peter Washington, bass; Kenny Washington, drums.

BMG Studios, NYC, April 29 and 30, 1992

1.From Here To ThereAntilles 314 512 604-2
2.Dance Of Passion-
3.Make Up Your Mind-
4.The Way It Is-
5.Take My Hand-
6.You've Never Been There-
7.Dawn-
8.All Through The Night-

* Antilles 314 512 604-2   Johnny Griffin - Dance Of Passion

1993

The Roy Hargrove Quintet

Roy Hargrove, trumpet, flugelhorn; Ron Blake, tenor, soprano sax; Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Rodney Whitaker, bass; Gregory Hutchinson, drums; featuring Johnny Griffin, tenor sax.

Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, January 16 and 17, 1993;
Teatro Mancinelli, Orvieto, Italy, December 28, 1993

When We Were OneVerve 314 523 019-2
Greens At The Chicken Shack-

* Verve 314 523 019-2   Roy Hargrove Quintet - With The Tenors Of Our Time   1994

1994

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Michael Weiss, piano; Rodney Whitaker, bass; Gregory Hutchinson, drums.

RPM Sound Studios, NYC, December 4, 1994

unknown titleVerve unissued
--
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Johnny Griffin Quintet

Roy Hargrove, trumpet #1; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Peter Martin, piano; Rodney Whitaker, bass; Gregory Hutchinson, drums.

RPM Sound Studios, NYC, December 4 and 5, 1994

1.The Jamfs Are ComingVerve 314 527 367-2
2.To Love-
3.Not Yet-

Roy Hargrove, trumpet #4, flugelhorn #6; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Kenny Barron, piano; Christian McBride, bass; Victor Lewis, drums.

1.Do It-
2.Hush-a-Bye-
3.You Must Believe In Spring-
4.Without A Song-
5.Leave Me Alone-
6.My Romance-

* Verve 314 527 367-2   Johnny Griffin - Chicago, New York, Paris   1994

1996

Johnny Griffin And The Great Danes

Johnny Griffin, Jesper Thilo, tenor sax; Thomas Clausen, piano; Mads Vinding, bass; Alex Riel, drums.

Copenhagen, Denmark?, July 17, 1996

Just FriendsStunt (D) STUCD 02012
All The Things You Are-
When We Were One-
Blues Up And Down-
Body And Soul-
Rhythm-a-ning-

* Stunt (D) STUCD 02012   Johnny Griffin And The Great Danes

Euro American All Stars

Art Farmer, trumpet; Charlie Mariano, alto sax; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Horace Parlan, piano; Mads Vinding, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.

Easy Sound Recording, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 16 and 17, 1996

Ascenseur Pour L'echafaudMeldac Jazz (J) MECJ-30021
Dear Old Stockholm-
Blues De Memphis-
Hash-A-By-
Wanna Be-
The Summer Knows-
Manha De Carnaval-
Star Dust-
Old Montmarte-

* Meldac Jazz (J) MECJ-30021   Euro American All Stars - Swing Journal - The Reader's Produce - Old Montmartre - Dream Session '97   1996

1998 (age 70)

Phil Woods Sextet/Quintet Featuring Johnny Griffin

Phil Woods, alto sax, electric piano #1, alto sax #2-9; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Peter Washington, bass; Ben Riley, drums; Bill Goodwin, percussion #1.

Red Rock Studios, Saylorsburg, PA, January 10 and 11, 1998

1.The Rev And IBlue Note 7243 4 94100 2 2
2.We Could Make Such Beautiful Music Together-
3.Hand In Glove-
4.All Too Soon-
5.Red Top-
6.I'm So Scared Of Girls When They're Good Looking-
7.Loose Change-
8.Dutch Morning-
9.Before I Left-

* Blue Note 7243 4 94100 2 2   Phil Woods - The Rev & I   1998

2000

Johnny Griffin Meets Horace Parlan

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Horace Parlan, piano.

Gag Studios, Hamburg, Germany, February, 2000

I'll Close My EyesMinor Music (G) MM 801085
Pannonica-
I Hear A Rhapsody-
My One And Only One-
Someone To Watch Over Me-
My Little Brown Book-
The Jamfs Are Coming-
You're My Everything-

* Minor Music (G) MM 801085   Johnny Griffin Meets Horace Parlan - Close Your Eyes   2000

Johnny Griffin - Steve Grossman Quintet

Johnny Griffin, Steve Grossman, tenor sax; Michael Weiss, piano; Pierre Michelot, bass; Alvin Queen, drums.

Studio Ferber, Paris, France, May 28, 29 and 30, 2000

Take The D TrainDreyfus Jazz (F) FDM 36615-2
Waltzswing-
Don't Say Goodbye (Just Leave)-
Nica's Tempo-
Power Station-
Little Pugie-
You've Never Been There-
This Time The Dream's On Me-
Taurus People-

* Dreyfus Jazz (F) FDM 36615-2   Johnny Griffin And Steve Grossman Quintet

Jan Lundgren Trio With Special Guests

Jan Lundgren, piano; Mattias Svensson, bass; Rasmus Kihlberg, drums; with special guests: Johnny Griffin, tenor sax.

Sun Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 17, 2000-January 29, 2001

A Waever Of DreamsSittel (Swd) SITCD 9269
When I Fall In Love-

* Sittel (Swd) SITCD 9269   Jan Lundgren Trio - Plays The Music Of Victor Young   2000