Junior Cook Catalog

1961 (age 27)

The Junior Cook Quintet Featuring Blue Mitchell - Junior's Cookin'  (Jazzland JLP 58)

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Junior Cook, tenor sax; Dolo Coker, piano; Gene Taylor, bass; Roy Brooks, drums.
Gold Star Studios, Long Beach, CA, April 10, 1961
Blue Farouq
Sweet Cakes
Field Day
Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Junior Cook, tenor sax; Ron Matthews, piano; Gene Taylor, bass; Roy Brooks, drums.
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, December 4, 1961
Mzar
Turbo
Easy Living
Pleasure Bent
** also issued on Jazzland JLP 958; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1002-2.

1977 (age 43)

Junior Cook - Pressure Cooker  (Catalyst CAT-7628)

Junior Cook, tenor sax; Mickey Tucker, piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Leroy Williams, drums.
NYC, November 1, 1977
Sweet Lotus Lips
Not Quite That
Yardbird Suite
Moment To Moment (Part One)
Moment To Moment (Part Two)
Junior Cook, tenor sax; Mickey Tucker, piano; Junior Booth, bass; Leroy Williams, drums.
NYC, November 2, 1977
The Crucifier
The 8th Cat
** also issued on Affinity (E) AFF 53; Vee-Jay (J) 30YD-7014. Catalyst (J) MYCJ-30058 entitled "Moment To Moment".

1979

Junior Cook - Good Cookin'  (Muse MR 5159)

Bill Hardman, trumpet, flugelhorn; Slide Hampton, trombone; Junior Cook, tenor sax; Mario Rivera, baritone sax; Al Dailey, piano; Walter Booker, bass; Leroy Williams, drums; Slide Hampton, arranger.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 7, 1979
J.C.
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
Play Together Again
Waltz For Junior
I Waited For You
Mood

1981

Junior Cook - Somethin's Cookin'  (Muse MR 5218)

Junior Cook, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 12, 1981
Fiesta Espanol
Detour Ahead
Illusion Of Grandeur
Heavy Blue
Hindsight
Chi-Chi
** also issued on Muse MCD 5470.

Junior Cook - Somethin's Cookin'  (Muse MCD 5470)

Junior Cook, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.: same session.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 12, 1981
Fiesta Espanol (alternate take)
Detour Ahead (alternate take)
Hindsight (alternate take)
Chi-Chi (alternate take)
** reissue of Muse MR 5218 + 4 bonus tracks.

1988 (age 54)

Junior Cook Quartet - The Place To Be  (SteepleChase (D) SCS-1240)

Junior Cook, tenor sax; Mickey Tucker, piano; Wayne Dockery, bass; Leroy Williams, drums.
November 23, 1988
Cedar's Blues
I Should Have Known
Are You Real
This Is The Place To Be
Over The Rainbow
The Cup Bearer
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31240.

Junior Cook Quartet - The Place To Be  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31240)

Junior Cook, tenor sax; Mickey Tucker, piano; Wayne Dockery, bass; Leroy Williams, drums.: same session.
November 23, 1988
She Rote
Gnid
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS-1240 + 2 bonus tracks.

1989

Junior Cook Quartet - On A Misty Night  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31266)

Junior Cook, tenor sax; Mickey Tucker, piano; Walter Booker, bass; Leroy Williams, drums.
June, 1989
On A Misty Night
Innocent One
Wabash
You Know Who
Make The Girl Love Me
My Sweet Pumpkin
Nothing Ever Changes
I'll Go My Way By Myself

1991

Junior Cook - You Leave Me Breathless  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31304)

Valery Ponomarev as Valery Ponomarov, trumpet; Junior Cook, tenor sax; Mickey Tucker, piano; John Webber, bass; Joe Farnsworth, drums.
December, 1991
Junior's Cook
Envoy
Warm Valley
Sweet Lotus Lips
Vierd Blues
You Leave Me Breathless
Fiesta Espanol
Mr. P.C.