Johnny "Hammond" Smith Discography

1959 (age 26)

Johnny "Hammond" Smith Quartet

Johnny "Hammond" Smith, organ; Thornel Schwartz, guitar; George Tucker, bass; Leo Stevens, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 11, 1959
1846The Masquerade Is OverPrestige 45-164; New Jazz 45-502, NJLP 8221
1847Pennies From HeavenNew Jazz NJLP 8221
1848All SoulPrestige 45-164; New Jazz 45-502, NJLP 8221; Prestige PR 7777
1849Goin' PlacesNew Jazz NJLP 8221
1850Sweet CookiesNew Jazz 45-501, NJLP 8221
1851Easy LikeNew Jazz NJLP 8221
1852Secret LoveNew Jazz 45-501, NJLP 8221
* New Jazz NJLP 8221   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - All Soul
= Prestige PRCD-24164-2   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - That Good Feelin'
* Prestige PR 7777   The Best Of Johnny "Hammond" Smith For Lovers
* Prestige 45-164   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - The Masquerade Is Over / All Soul
* New Jazz 45-502   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - All Soul / The Masquerade Is Over
* New Jazz 45-501   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Sweet Cookies / Secret Love

Johnny "Hammond" Smith Quartet

Johnny "Hammond" Smith, organ; Thornel Schwartz, guitar; George Tucker, bass; Leo Stevens, drums.: same personnel.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 4, 1959
1903Autumn LeavesNew Jazz NJLP 8229
1904My Funny Valentine-
1905Bye Bye BlackbirdNew Jazz NJLP 8229; Prestige PR 7777
1906I'll Remember AprilNew Jazz 45-509, NJLP 8229
1907Puddin'New Jazz NJLP 8229
1908Billie's Bounce-
1909That Good Feelin'New Jazz 45-509, NJLP 8229
* New Jazz NJLP 8229; Prestige PRCD-24164-2   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - That Good Feelin'
* Prestige PR 7777   The Best Of Johnny "Hammond" Smith For Lovers
* New Jazz 45-509   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - I'll Remember April / That Good Feelin'

1960

Johnny "Hammond" Smith Quintet

Oliver Nelson, tenor sax #1,3,4; Johnny "Hammond" Smith, organ; George Tucker, bass; Art Taylor, drums; Ray Barretto, congas.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 22, 1960
1. 2173Minors AllowedNew Jazz NJLP 8241
2. 2174A Portrait Of JennieNew Jazz NJLP 8241; Moodsville MVLP 37; Prestige PR 7777
3. 2175Rip TideNew Jazz NJLP 8241
4. 2176Bennie's Diggin'-
5. 2177An Affair To RememberNew Jazz NJLP 8241; Prestige PR 7777
6. 2178The End Of A Love AffairPrestige 45-193; New Jazz NJLP 8241
7. 2179Talk That TalkNew Jazz NJLP 8241
8. 2180Misty-
* New Jazz NJLP 8241; Prestige PRCD-24151-2   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Talk That Talk
* Moodsville MVLP 37   Various Artists - Lusty Moods Played By America's Greatest Jazzmen
= Status ST 8319   Various Artists - Lusty Moods
* Prestige PR 7777   The Best Of Johnny "Hammond" Smith For Lovers
* Prestige 45-193   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - The End Of A Love Affair / Sticks And Stones

Johnny "Hammond" Smith Quintet

Lem Winchester, vibes; Johnny "Hammond" Smith, organ; Eddie McFadden, guitar; Wendell Marshall, bass; Bill Erskine, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 14, 1960
2606DementiaPrestige PRLP 7217
2607Princess-
2608Gettin' The Message-
2609Swanee RiverPrestige 45-209, PRLP 7217
2610Just Say So LongPrestige PRLP 7217
2611Lid Flippin'-
* Prestige PRLP 7217   Johnny "Hammond" Smith With Lem Winchester - Gettin' The Message
= Prestige PRCD-24151-2   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Talk That Talk
* Prestige 45-209   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Swanee River, Part 1 & 2

1961

Johnny "Hammond" Smith Quintet

Freddie McCoy, vibes; Johnny "Hammond" Smith, organ; Eddie McFadden, guitar; Wendell Marshall, bass; Leo Stevens, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 14, 1961
2865Spring Is HerePrestige PRLP 7203
2866Autumn LeavesPrestige PR 7420
2867Opus De FunkPrestige 45-407, PR 7420
2868Almost Like Being In LovePrestige PR 7420
2869Ribs An' ChipsPrestige PRLP 7203
2870Cry Me A River-
2871Invitation-
* Prestige PRLP 7203   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Stimulation
= Prestige PR 7786   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Stimulation!
= Prestige PRCD-24291-2   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Opus De Funk
* Prestige PR 7420, PRCD-24291-2   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Opus De Funk
* Prestige 45-407   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Sad Eyes / Opus De Funk

Johnny "Hammond" Smith Quintet

Freddie McCoy, vibes; Johnny "Hammond" Smith, organ; Eddie McFadden, guitar; Wendell Marshall, bass; Leo Stevens, drums.: same personnel.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 12, 1961
3029Sad EyesPrestige 45-407, PR 7420, PR 7777
3030Shirley's ThemePrestige PR 7420
3031If Someone Had Told Me-
3032Que PasaPrestige PRLP 7203
3033Gone With The WindPrestige PR 7420
3034StimulationPrestige PRLP 7203, PR 7705
3035Sticks And StonesPrestige 45-193, PRLP 7203
3036Because You Left MePrestige PRLP 7203, PR 7777
* Prestige PR 7420, PRCD-24291-2   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Opus De Funk
* Prestige PR 7777   The Best Of Johnny "Hammond" Smith For Lovers
* Prestige PRLP 7203   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Stimulation
= Prestige PR 7786   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Stimulation!
= Prestige PRCD-24291-2   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Opus De Funk
* Prestige PR 7705   The Best Of Johnny "Hammond" Smith
* Prestige 45-407   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Sad Eyes / Opus De Funk
* Prestige 45-193   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - The End Of A Love Affair / Sticks And Stones

1962

Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Seldon Powell Quintet

Seldon Powell, tenor sax; Clement Wells, vibes; Johnny "Hammond" Smith, organ; Wally Richardson, guitar; Leo Stevens, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 22, 1962
3353UpsetNew Jazz NJLP 8288
3354Soul Grits-
3355Let's Everybody Say Amen-
3356There'll Never Be A Love-
3357Que Sera Baby-
3358Clemente-
3359I'm Glad There Is You-
* New Jazz NJLP 8288   Johnny "Hammond" Smith With Seldon Powell - Look Out!
= Prestige PR 16005   Johnny "Hammond" Smith With Seldon Powell - Look Out! (not released)

Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Willis Jackson Quartet

Willis Jackson, tenor sax; Johnny "Hammond" Smith, organ; Eddie McFadden, guitar; Leo Stevens, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 12, 1962
3538Sonja's DreamlandPrestige PRLP 7239
3539Delicious-
3540Besame Mucho-
3541Neckbones-
3542Good 'NuffPrestige PRLP 7239, PR 7705
3543Y'allPrestige PRLP 7239
3544Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen-
* Prestige PRLP 7239   Johnny "Hammond" Smith And Willis Jackson - Johnny "Hammond" Cooks With Gator Tail
= Prestige PR 7846   Johnny "Hammond" Smith, Willis Jackson - Good 'Nuff
= Prestige PRCD-24282-2   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Good 'Nuff
* Prestige PR 7705   The Best Of Johnny "Hammond" Smith

Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Seldon Powell Quartet

Seldon Powell, tenor sax #1,3,5-7; Johnny "Hammond" Smith, organ; Eddie McFadden, guitar; Leo Stevens, drums.
"Monterey Club", New Haven, CT, November 8, 1962
1.Black CoffeeRiverside RM 442
2.Monterey ThemeRiverside R-45480, RM 442
3.I Remember CliffordRiverside RM 442
4.Far Away Places-
5.Rufus Toofus-
6.Body And Soul-
7.He's A Real Gone Guy-
* Riverside RM 442, RS 9442   Johnny "Hammond" Smith Plus Seldon Powell - Black Coffee
= Milestone MCD-47072-2   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Black Coffee
* Riverside R-45480   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Monterey Theme, Part 1 & 2

1963 (age 30)

Johnny "Hammond" Smith Quintet

Sonny Williams, trumpet; Houston Person, tenor sax; Johnny "Hammond" Smith, organ; Eddie McFadden, guitar #1-4,7,8; Leo Stevens, drums.
NYC, 1963
1.Blues For De-DeRiverside RM 466
2.Mr. Wonderful-
3.Cyra-
4.Lambert's Lodge-
5.Love Letters-
6.Blues On Sunday-
7.Departure-
8.Opus II-
* Riverside RM 466, RS 9466   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Mr. Wonderful
= Milestone MCD-47072-2   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Black Coffee

Johnny "Hammond" Smith Sextet

Thad Jones, cornet, trumpet; Seldon Powell, tenor sax, flute; Johnny "Hammond" Smith, organ; Eddie McFadden, guitar; Leo Stevens, drums #1-4,6,7; Art Taylor, drums #5; Ray Barretto, congas #1-4,6,7.
NYC, 1963
1.Open House!Riverside R-4581, RM 482
2.CyraRiverside RM 482
3.I Remember You-
4.Cleopatra-
5.Blues For De-De-
6.Why Was I Born-
7.I Love You-
* Riverside RM 482, RS 9482   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Open House!
= Milestone MCD-47089-2   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Open House
* Riverside R-4581   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Open House!, Part 1 & 2

Johnny "Hammond" Smith Quartet

Virgil Jones, trumpet; Houston Person, tenor sax; Johnny "Hammond" Smith, organ; Luis Taylor, drums.
NYC, 1963
Nica's DreamRiverside RM 496
Cleopatra And The African Knight-
Benny's Diggin'-
Brake Through-
Eloise-
A Little Taste-
Twixt The Sheets-
* Riverside RM 496, RS 9496   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - A Little Taste
= Milestone MCD-47089-2   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Open House

1965

Johnny "Hammond" Smith Quintet

Houston Person, tenor sax #1; Earl Edwards, tenor sax #1-3,5; Johnny "Hammond" Smith, organ; Floyd Smith, guitar; John Harris, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 7, 1965
1.The StingerPrestige 45-363, PR 7408, PR 7705
2.There Is No Greater LovePrestige PR 7408, PR 7777
3.Brother JohnPrestige 45-386, PR 7408
4.Cleopatra And The African Knight-
5.You Don't Know What Love IsPrestige PR 7408
6.Benny's Diggin'-
* Prestige PR 7408   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - The Stinger
= Prestige PRCD-24282-2   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Good 'Nuff
* Prestige PR 7705   The Best Of Johnny "Hammond" Smith
* Prestige PR 7777   The Best Of Johnny "Hammond" Smith For Lovers
* Prestige 45-363   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - The Stinger, Part 1 & 2
* Prestige 45-386   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Brother John / Cleopatra And The African Knight

1966

Johnny "Hammond" Smith Quintet With Byrdie Green

Otis Sutton, alto sax; Houston Person, tenor sax; Johnny "Hammond" Smith, organ; Eddie McFadden, guitar; Leo Stevens, drums; Byrdie Green, vocals #7,8.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 4, 1966
1.The Golden ThrushPrestige 45-422, PR 7464, PR 7705
2.OriolePrestige PR 7464
3.How I Lost My Love-
4.Broadway-
5.On A Clear DayPrestige PR 7464, PR 7777
6.Blue JayPrestige PR 7464
7.If Ruled The World-
8.Stormy Monday BluesPrestige 45-422, PR 7464
* Prestige PR 7464   Johnny "Hammond" Smith, Byrdie Green - Stringer Meets The Golden Thrush
* Prestige PR 7705   The Best Of Johnny "Hammond" Smith
* Prestige PR 7777   The Best Of Johnny "Hammond" Smith For Lovers
* Prestige 45-422   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Stormy Monday Blues / The Golden Thrush

Johnny "Hammond" Smith Quintet

Virgil Jones, trumpet; Gene Walker, tenor sax; Johnny "Hammond" Smith, organ; Eddie Diehl, guitar; John Harris, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 28, 1966
A Hears Of HoneyPrestige PR 7482
Blues On Sunday-
The Shadow Of Your Smile-
The Impossible Dream-
Kimberly's Delight-
Sunny-
Love Potion #9Prestige PR 7482, PR 7705
Up Comes MondayPrestige PR 7482
* Prestige PR 7482   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Love Potion #9
* Prestige PR 7705   The Best Of Johnny "Hammond" Smith

1967

Johnny "Hammond" Smith Sextet

Virgil Jones, trumpet; Houston Person, tenor sax; Johnny "Hammond" Smith, organ; Thornel Schwartz, guitar; Jimmy Lewis, electric bass; John Harris, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 3, 1967
The Sin-InPrestige PR 7494
Stand By MePrestige 45-449, PR 7494
Knock On WoodPrestige PR 7494
The Soulful Blues-
Ebb TidePrestige 45-449, PR 7494, PR 7705
SummertimePrestige PR 7494
Gettin' Up-
The "In" Crowd-
* Prestige PR 7494   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Gettin' Up
= Prestige PR 7494 (alt.)   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Ebb Tide
= Prestige PRCD-24244-2   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - The Soulful Blues
* Prestige PR 7705   The Best Of Johnny "Hammond" Smith
* Prestige 45-449   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Ebb Tide / Stand By Me

Johnny "Hammond" Smith Septet

Earl Edwards, Huston Person, tenor sax; Johnny "Hammond" Smith, organ; Wally Richardson, guitar; Jimmy Lewis, electric bass; John Harris, drums; Richie "Pablo" Landrum, congas.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 27, 1967
N.Y.P.D.Prestige 45-455, PR 7549
Dirty ApplePrestige 45-455, PR 7549, PR 7705
Days Of Wine And RosesPrestige PR 7549
Ode To Billie Joe-
You'll Never Walk Alone-
Alfie-
Tara's Theme (My Own True Love)-
Here's That Rainy Day-
I Got A Woman-
* Prestige PR 7549   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Soul Flowers
= Prestige PRCD-24235-2   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Legends Of Acid Jazz - Soul Flowers
* Prestige PR 7705   The Best Of Johnny "Hammond" Smith
* Prestige 45-455   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - N.Y.P.D. / Dirty Apple

1968

Johnny "Hammond" Smith Septet

Earl Edwards, Houston Person, tenor sax; Johnny "Hammond" Smith, organ; Wally Richardson, guitar; Jimmy Lewis, electric bass; John Harris, drums; Richie "Pablo" Landrum, congas.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 31, 1968
Dirty GrapePrestige 45-463, PR 7564, PR 7705
Animal FarmPrestige 45-463, PR 7564
Black Strap MolassesPrestige PR 7564
She's Gone Again-
High Heel Sneakers-
To Sir With Love-
Love Is A Hurtin' Thing-
Please Send Me Someone To Love-
* Prestige PR 7564   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Dirty Grape
= Prestige PRCD-24235-2   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Legends Of Acid Jazz - Soul Flowers
* Prestige PR 7705   The Best Of Johnny "Hammond" Smith
* Prestige 45-463   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Dirty Grape / Animal Farm

Johnny "Hammond" Smith Quartet

Houston Person, tenor sax; Johnny "Hammond" Smith, organ; John Abercrombie, guitar; Grady Tate, drums.
NYC, June 18, 1968
If I Were A BellPrestige PR 7588
Song For My Father-
Speak Low-
Unchained Melody-
Nasty!-
Four Bowls Of Soup-
* Prestige PR 7588   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Nasty!
= Prestige PRCD-24244-2   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - The Soulful Blues

1969

Johnny "Hammond" Smith Quintet

Rusty Bryant, tenor, alto sax, Varitone; Johnny "Hammond" Smith, organ; Wally Richardson, guitar; Bob Bushnell, electric bass; Bernard Purdie, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 19, 1969
Soul TalkPrestige 45-725, PR 7681
All SoulPrestige PR 7681
Up To Date-
Purdy Dirdy-
This Guy's In Love With You-
* Prestige PR 7681   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Soul Talk
= Prestige PRCD-24177-2   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Legends Of Acid Jazz
* Prestige 45-725   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Soul Talk, Part 1 & 2

Johnny "Hammond" Smith Septet

Virgil Jones, trumpet; Rusty Bryant, Leo Johnson, tenor sax; Johnny "Hammond" Smith, organ; Wally Richardson, guitar; Jimmy Lewis, electric bass; Bernard Purdie, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 22, 1969
Black Feeling!Prestige PR 7736
Kindra-
Johnny Hammond Boogaloo-
Dig On It-
When Sunny Gets Blue-
Soul Talk-1970-
* Prestige PR 7736   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Black Feeling!
= Prestige PRCD-24177-2   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Legends Of Acid Jazz

1970

Johnny "Hammond" Smith Quintet

Houston Person, tenor sax; Johnny "Hammond" Smith, organ; James Clark, guitar; Jimmy Lewis, electric bass; Bernard Purdie, drums #1,3-5; Eddie Gee, drums #2,6.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 21, 1970
1.Here It 'TisPrestige PR 10002
2.Stormy-
3.The Nubs-
4.Gina D-
5.Danny Boy-
6.You Made Me So Very Happy-
* Prestige PR 10002   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - Here It 'Tis

1971

Johnny "Hammond" Smith Quintet

Robert Prado, Ernie Royal, trumpet #1,3,4; Garnett Brown, trombone #1,3,4; Grover Washington Jr., tenor sax; Richard Landry, tenor sax #1,3,4; Babe Clarke, baritone sax #1,3,4; Johnny "Hammond" Smith, organ; James Clark, guitar #1-3,5; Ted Dunbar, guitar #4; Jimmy Lewis, Fender bass; Eddie Gee, drums; Bill Fischer, string arranger, horn arranger #1,3,4.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 12 & July, 1971
1.What's Goin' OnPrestige PR 10015
2. B-2929Smokin' KoolPrestige 45-748, PR 10015
3.L & JPrestige PR 10015
4. A-2928I'll Be TherePrestige 45-748, PR 10015
5.Between The SheetsPrestige PR 10015
* Prestige PR 10015   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - What's Goin' On
* Prestige 45-748   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - I'll Be There / Smokin' Kool

Johnny Hammond

Danny Moore, trumpet; Hank Crawford, alto sax; Grover Washington, tenor sax; Johnny Hammond, organ; Eric Gale, guitar; Johnny Williams, Fender bass; Billy Cobham, drums; Airto Moreira, percussion; Grover Washington, arranger #1; Leo Johnson, arranger #2-4.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 3 & 4, 1971
1.It's Too LateKUDU KU-01, KU-900
2.Workin' On A Groovy Thing-
3.Never Can Say GoodbyeKUDU KU-01
4.Blues Selah-
5.Breakout-
* KUDU KU-01   Johnny Hammond - Breakout
* KUDU KU-900   Johnny Hammond - Workin' On A Groovy Thing / It's Too Late

Johnny Hammond

Al DeRisi, Snooky Young, trumpet, flugelhorn; Wayne Andre, trombone; Harold Vick, Grover Washington Jr., alto, tenor sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Julius Brand, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Julius Held, Harry Katzman, Joe Malin, Gene Orloff, Max Pollikoff, violin; Johnny Hammond, organ, electric piano; George Benson, Eric Gale, Bob Mann, Melvin Sparks, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Billy Cobham, drums; Bernard Purdie, drums #1; Omar Clay, Airto Moreira, percussion; Bob James, arranger, conductor.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October & November, 1971
1.Rock SteadyKUDU KU-04, KU-907, SS-1
2.Who Is SylviaKUDU KU-04, SS-1
3.Peace TrainKUDU KU-04
4.I Don't Know How To Love Him-
5.It's Impossible-
6.Wild Horses-
* KUDU KU-04   Johnny Hammond - Wild Horses Rock Steady
* KUDU SS-1   Grover Washington Jr. - Side Star
* KUDU KU-907   Johnny Hammond - Rock Steady, Part 1 & 2

1972

Johnny Hammond

John Eckert, Jon Faddis, Marvin Stamm, trumpet, flugelhorn; Wayne Andre, Dick Griffin, trombone; Tony Studd, bass trombone; Hubert Laws, electric flute #5; Jerry Dodgion, Maceo Parker, tenor sax; Pepper Adams, Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Buddy Lucas, harmonica #3; Johnny Hammond, organ; Pee Wee Ellis, electric piano, melodica #5; Eric Gale, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Billy Cobham, drums; Andrew Primus, steel drums; Airto, percussion; Carl Carldwell, Lani Groves, Tasha Thomas, vocals; Pee Wee Ellis, arranger, conductor.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 29 & 30, 1972
1.The ProphetKUDU KU-10
2.Tomorrow Belongs To The Children-
3.Witchy Woman-
4.Thunder & LightningKUDU KU-10, KU-914
5.Stand Behind MeKUDU KU-10
6.Corner Of The Sky-
* KUDU KU-10   Johnny Hammond - The Prophet
* KUDU KU-914   Johnny Hammond - Thunder & Lightning, Part I & II

1973 (age 40)

Johnny Hammond

Jon Faddis, John Frosk, Alan Rubin, trumpet; Marvin Stamm, trumpet, flugelhorn; Wayne Andre, Tony Studd, trombone; Paul Faulise, Alan Raph, bass trombone; Ray Alonge, French horn; Romeo Penque, oboe, alto flute; Eli Carmen, bassoon; Eddie Daniels, clarinet; Hank Crawford, alto sax #4; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Johnny Hammond, organ; Bob James, electric piano, Yamaha organ, Mellotron; George Benson, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Steve Gadd, drums; Jack DeJohnette, drums #4; Phil Kraus, Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Bob James, arranger, conductor.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 31 & November 1, 1973
1.Catch My SoulKUDU KU-16
2.Summertime / The Ghetto-
3.Higher Ground-
4.Big Sur Suite-
* KUDU KU-16   Johnny Hammond - Higher Ground

1974

Johnny Hammond

Al Hall, trombone; Carl Randall Jr., sax; Jerry Peters, piano; Johnny Hammond, electric piano, synthesizer; Fonce Mizell, Clavinet, trumpet; Larry Mizell, Solina; Chuck Davis, synthesizer programs; Mel Bolton, Melvin "Wah Wah" Ragin, John Rowin, guitar; Tony Dumas, Henry Franklin, bass; Harvey Mason, Fritz Wise, drums; King Errisson, congas; Stephanie Spruill, percussion, vocals; Fonce Mizell, Larry Mizell, Freddie Perren, backing vocals, vocal arranger; Johnny Hammond, arranger #3,7; Larry Mizell, arranger, conductor, producer; Chuck Davis, producer #2.
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, June, 1974
1.Gambler's LifeSalvation SAL 702 S1
2.Rhodesian Thoroughfare-
3.This Year's Dream-
4.Star Borne-
5.Back To The Projects-
6.Yesterday Was CoolSalvation SAL 702 S1, SA 301 F
7.Virgo Lady-
8.Call On MeSalvation SAL 702 S1
* Salvation SAL 702 S1   Johnny Hammond - Gambler's Life
* Salvation SA 301 F   Johnny Hammond - Yesterday Was Cool / Virgo Lady

1975

Johnny Hammond Group

Julian Priester, trombone; Roger Glenn, flute, vibes; Hadley Caliman, tenor sax; Michael White, violin; Jerry Peters, piano, electric piano; Johnny Hammond, organ, synthesizer, electric piano; Fonce Mizell, Clavinet, vocal arranger, backing vocals; Larry Mizell, Solina, arranger, vocal arranger, backing vocals; Craig McMullen, John Rowin, guitar; Chuck Rainey, electric bass; Harvey Mason, drums; Kenneth Nash, cymbals, gong, percussion; William Jordan, recitation #2; Sigidi, conductor.
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, July, 1975
1.Tell Me What To DoMilestone M-9062
2.Los Conquistadores Chocolates-
3.Lost On 23rd Street-
4.Fantasy-
5.Shifting Gears-
6.Can't We Smile-
* Milestone M-9062; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-914-2   Johnny Hammond - Gears

1976

Johnny Hammond Group

Al Hall Jr., trombone; Johnny Hammond, electric piano, synthesizer, organ; John Abercrombie, Ray Obiedo, guitar; Tony Dumas, bass; Ron Steen, drums; Sheila Escovedo, congas; Mayuto, percussion; Wade Marcus, arranger.
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, March, 1976
Forever TaurusMilestone M-9068
* Milestone M-9068   Johnny Hammond - Forever Taurus

Johnny Hammond Group

Oscar Brashear, Chuck Findley, Steve Madaio, Snooky Young, trumpet, flugelhorn; George Bohanon, Dick Hyde, Charles Loper, trombone; Lew McCreary, bass trombone; Buddy Collette, soprano sax, flute; Terry Harrington, Carl Randall, Ernie Watts, tenor sax; Jack Nimitz, baritone sax; Charles Veal Jr., concertmaster; Thomas Buffum, Assa Drori, Marcia Van Dyke, Harris Goldman, Janice Gower, Carl LaMagna, Robert Lipsett, Joy Lyle, Kenneth Yerke, violin; David Campbell, Rollice Dale, Pamela Goldsmith, Arthur Royval, viola; Selene Hurford, Frederick Seykora, Harry Shultz, cello; Richard Feves, contrabass; Dorothy Ashby, harp; Victor Feldman, vibes; Sonny Burke, electric piano, Clavinet; Johnny Hammond, electric piano, synthesizer, organ; Marlo Henderson, synthesizer; Lee Ritenour, guitar; Henry Davis, Scott Edwards, electric bass #3,5; Curtis Robertson, electric bass #6; James Gadson, drums; Bill Summers, percussion; Wade Marcus, arranger.
Devonshire Sound Studios, North Hollywood, CA, May & June, 1976
1.Old Devil MoonMilestone M-9068
2.Countdown-
3.Walk In Sunshine-
4.Ghetto Samba-
5.Cosmic Voyager-
6.My Ship-
7.Winds Of Change-
* Milestone M-9068   Johnny Hammond - Forever Taurus

1977

Johnny Hammond Group

Al Hall Jr., trombone, percussion; Hadley Caliman, sax; Johnny Hammond, keyboards, vocals; Larry Farrow, Clavinet; Jack Perry, Clavinet #3; Al McKay, Dan Papaila, guitar; David T. Walker, guitar #3; Mel Bolton, guitar #4; Byron Miller, bass; Tony Dumas, bass #4; Leon Ndugu Chancler, drums; Sheila Escovedo, congas; Bill Summers, percussion #4.
Paramount Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA, August & October, 1977
1.For People OnlyMilestone M-9083
2.Don't Let The System Get You-
3.Morning Magic-
4.Contact Funk-
5.Ann-
6.I Don't Know-
7.Losing You-
* Milestone M-9083   Johnny Hammond - Don't Let The System Get You

Johnny Hammond Group

Johnny Hammond, keyboards, synthesizer; Larry Farrow, Clavinet; Carol Kaye, guitar; Ron Carter, electric bass, bass; Ndugu Leon Chancler, drums; Bill Summers, percussion, congas; Al Hall Jr., arranger, conductor.
Berkeley, CA, 1977
Lady SmoothMilestone M-9076
Johnny Hammond, keyboards, synthesizer; Larry Farrow, Clavinet; John Abercrombie, Carol Kaye, guitar; Ron Carter, electric bass, bass; Ndugu Leon Chancler, drums; Bill Summers, percussion, congas; Roger Kenerly-Saint, Stephanie Spruill, vocals; Al Hall Jr., arranger, conductor.
California Lovers-
Johnny Hammond, keyboards, synthesizer; Larry Farrow, Clavinet; John Abercrombie, Carol Kaye, guitar; Ron Carter, electric bass, bass; Ndugu Leon Chancler, drums; Bill Summers, percussion, congas; Al Hall Jr., arranger, conductor.
Imagination-
Johnny Hammond, keyboards, synthesizer; Larry Farrow, Clavinet; Carol Kaye, guitar; Ron Carter, electric bass, bass; Ndugu Leon Chancler, drums; Bill Summers, percussion, congas; Al Hall Jr., arranger, conductor.
Quiet Storm-
Oscar Brashear, flugelhorn; Johnny Hammond, keyboards, synthesizer; Larry Farrow, Clavinet; John Abercrombie, Carol Kaye, guitar; Ron Carter, electric bass, bass; Ndugu Leon Chancler, drums; Bill Summers, percussion, congas; Al Hall Jr., arranger, conductor.
Brother Snook-
Roger Glenn, flute; Johnny Hammond, keyboards, synthesizer; Larry Farrow, Clavinet; Carol Kaye, guitar; Ron Carter, electric bass, bass; Ndugu Leon Chancler, drums; Bill Summers, percussion, congas; Al Hall Jr., arranger, conductor.
Lonely Dreamer-
* Milestone M-9076   Johnny Hammond - Storm Warning