Junior Cook Discography

1961 (age 27)

The Junior Cook Quintet Featuring Blue Mitchell

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 FarouqJazzland JLP 58
Sweet Cakes-
Field Day-

* Jazzland JLP 58, JLP 958; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1002-2   The Junior Cook Quintet Featuring Blue Mitchell - Junior's Cookin'

The Junior Cook Quintet Featuring Blue Mitchell

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Junior Cook, tenor sax; Ron Matthews, piano; Gene Taylor, bass; Roy Brooks, drums.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, December 4, 1961

MzarJazzland JLP 58
Turbo-
Easy Living-
Pleasure Bent-

* Jazzland JLP 58, JLP 958; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1002-2   The Junior Cook Quintet Featuring Blue Mitchell - Junior's Cookin'

1977 (age 43)

Junior Cook Quartet

Junior Cook, tenor sax; Mickey Tucker, piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Leroy Williams, drums.

NYC, November 1, 1977

Sweet Lotus LipsCatalyst CAT-7628
Not Quite That-
Yardbird Suite-
Moment To Moment (Part One)-
Moment To Moment (Part Two)-

* Catalyst CAT-7628; Affinity (E) AFF 53; Vee-Jay (J) 30YD-7014   Junior Cook - Pressure Cooker
= Catalyst (J) MYCJ-30058   Junior Cook - Moment To Moment

Junior Cook Quartet

Junior Cook, tenor sax; Mickey Tucker, piano; Junior Booth, bass; Leroy Williams, drums.

NYC, November 2, 1977

The CrucifierCatalyst CAT-7628
The 8th Cat-

* Catalyst CAT-7628; Affinity (E) AFF 53; Vee-Jay (J) 30YD-7014   Junior Cook - Pressure Cooker
= Catalyst (J) MYCJ-30058   Junior Cook - Moment To Moment

1979

Junior Cook

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.Muse MR 5159
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You-
Play Together Again-
Waltz For Junior-
I Waited For You-
Mood-

* Muse MR 5159   Junior Cook - Good Cookin'

1981

Junior Cook Quartet

Junior Cook, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 12, 1981

Fiesta EspanolMuse MR 5218
Detour Ahead-
Illusion Of Grandeur-
Heavy Blue-
Hindsight-
Chi-Chi-
Fiesta Espanol (alternate take)Muse MCD 5470
Detour Ahead (alternate take)-
Hindsight (alternate take)-
Chi-Chi (alternate take)-

* Muse MR 5218, MCD 5470   Junior Cook - Somethin's Cookin'

1988 (age 54)

Junior Cook Quartet

Junior Cook, tenor sax; Mickey Tucker, piano; Wayne Dockery, bass; Leroy Williams, drums.

November 23, 1988

Cedar's BluesSteepleChase (D) SCS-1240
I Should Have Known-
Are You Real-
She RoteSteepleChase (D) SCCD-31240
Gnid-
This Is The Place To BeSteepleChase (D) SCS-1240
Over The Rainbow-
The Cup Bearer-

* SteepleChase (D) SCS-1240, SCCD-31240   Junior Cook Quartet - The Place To Be

1989

Junior Cook Quartet

Junior Cook, tenor sax; Mickey Tucker, piano; Walter Booker, bass; Leroy Williams, drums.

June, 1989

On A Misty NightSteepleChase (D) SCCD-31266
Innocent One-
Wabash-
You Know Who-
Make The Girl Love Me-
My Sweet Pumpkin-
Nothing Ever Changes-
I'll Go My Way By Myself-

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

1991

Junior Cook Quintet

Valery Ponomarev as Valery Ponomarov, trumpet; Junior Cook, tenor sax; Mickey Tucker, piano; John Webber, bass; Joe Farnsworth, drums.

December, 1991

Junior's CookSteepleChase (D) SCCD-31304
Envoy-
Warm Valley-
Sweet Lotus Lips-
Vierd Blues-
You Leave Me Breathless-
Fiesta Espanol-
Mr. P.C.-

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