Kenny Dorham Catalog

1945 (age 21)

Mercer Ellington - Metronome All-Out / Pass Me By  (Musicraft 379)

Kenny Dorham, Mercer Ellington, trumpet; Mercer Ellington And His Orchestra.

NYC, May 17, 1945

5502Metronome All-Out
5503Pass Me By

Frank Humphries And His Orchestra  (Pick-Up 1001)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Frank Humphries And His Orchestra, Frank Humphries, leader.

fall 1945

After You've Gone
Lonesome Road

1946

Billy Eckstine - Mister B. And The Band: The Savoy Sessions  (Savoy SJL 2214)

Kenny Dorham, Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Raymond Orr, trumpet; Chippy Outcalt, Robert Scott, Gerald Valentine, trombone; Norris Turney, Bob "Junior" Williams, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Arthur Simmons, tenor sax; Tate Houston, baritone sax; possibly Richard Ellington, piano; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Bill McMahon, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Billy Eckstine, vocals.

NYC, January 3, 1946

NSC100I Only Have Eyes For You
NSC105The Jitney Man

Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"  (EmArcy MG-36030)

Kenny Dorham, Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Raymond Orr, trumpet; Chippy Outcalt, Robert Scott, Gerald Valentine, trombone; Norris Turney, Bob "Junior" Williams, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Arthur Simmons, tenor sax; Tate Houston, baritone sax; possibly Richard Ellington, piano; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Bill McMahon, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Billy Eckstine, vocals.: same session.

NYC, January 3, 1946

NSC103You're My Everything

Billy Eckstine Sings  (Savoy SJL 1127)

Kenny Dorham, Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Raymond Orr, trumpet; Chippy Outcalt, Robert Scott, Gerald Valentine, trombone; Norris Turney, Bob "Junior" Williams, alto sax; Gene Ammons, Arthur Simmons, tenor sax; Tate Houston, baritone sax; possibly Richard Ellington, piano; Connie Wainwright, guitar; Bill McMahon, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Billy Eckstine, vocals.: same session.

NYC, January 3, 1946

NSC104I've Got To Pass Your House

Dizzy Gillespie '46 Live At The Spotlite  (Hi-Fly H 01)

Dave Burns, Talib Dawud, Kenny Dorham, John Lynch, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Leon Comegys, Charles Greenlea, Alim Moore, trombone; Howard Johnson, Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Ray Abrams, Warren Luckey, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, vibes #8-11; Thelonious Monk, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.

"Spotlight Lounge", Washington, DC, May-June, 1946

1.Our Delight
2.Ray's Idea
3.Cool Breeze
4.One Bass Hit
5.Groovin' High
6.Second Balcony Jump
7.unknown title
8.'Round Midnight
9.Oo-Bup-Sh' Bam
10.The Man I Love
11.Things To Come

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocals; Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra.

"Spotlight Lounge", Washington, DC, June 18, 1946

Things To Come
Things To Come (alternate take)
Second Balcony Jump
Groovin' High
Our Delight

same personnel.

"Spotlight Lounge", Washington, DC, July 6, 1946

unknown title
One Bass Hit
The Man I Love
Oop Bop Sh'bam
'Round Midnight
Ray's Idea
Cool Breeze

Dizzy Gillespie - Groovin' High  (Savoy MG 12020)

Dave Burns, Talib Daawud, Kenny Dorham, Dizzy Gillespie, John Lynch, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Leon Comegys, Alton "Slim" Moore, Gordon Thomas, trombone; Howard Johnson, Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Ray Abrams, Warren Lucky, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; John Lewis, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Alice Roberts, vocals.

NYC, July 9, 1946

5609One Bass Hit, Part 2
5610Ray's Idea
5611Things To Come

Dizzy Gillespie - In The Beginning  (Prestige PR 24030)

Dave Burns, Talib Daawud, Kenny Dorham, Dizzy Gillespie, John Lynch, Elmon Wright, trumpet; Leon Comegys, Alton "Slim" Moore, Gordon Thomas, trombone; Howard Johnson, Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Ray Abrams, Warren Lucky, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; John Lewis, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Alice Roberts, vocals.: same session.

NYC, July 9, 1946

5612He Bepped When He Shoulda Bopped

Various Artists - Opus De Bop  (Savoy MG 12114)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Bud Powell, piano; Al Hall, bass; Wallace Bishop, drums.

NYC, August 23, 1946

S3338Bebop In Pastel (aka Bouncing With Bud)
S3339Fool's Fancy (aka Wail)
S3340Bombay
S3341ARay's Idea

Kenny Dorham - Blues In Bebop  (Savoy SVY 17028)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Bud Powell, piano; Al Hall, bass; Wallace Bishop, drums.: same session.

NYC, August 23, 1946

S3338-2Bebop In Pastel
S3338-3-

Various Artists - The Modern Jazz Piano Album  (Savoy SJL 2247)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Bud Powell, piano; Al Hall, bass; Wallace Bishop, drums.: same session.

NYC, August 23, 1946

S3338-4Bebop In Pastel (alternate take)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Bud Powell, piano; Al Hall, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.

NYC, September 4, 1946

S3344-?Seven Up (alternate take)
S3345-?Blues In Bebop (alternate take) (as Blues A La Bud)

Fats Navarro Memorial - Fats-Bud-Klook-Sonny-Kinney  (Savoy MG 12011)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Bud Powell, piano; Al Hall, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.: same session.

NYC, September 4, 1946

S3342Serenade To A Square
S3343AGood Kick
S3344Seven Up
S3345Blues In Bebop

Kenny Dorham, Fats Navarro, trumpet; Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Morris Lane, tenor sax; Eddie DeVerteuil, baritone sax; Bud Powell, piano; Al Hall, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Gil Fuller, arranger.

NYC, September 6, 1946

S3346Boppin' A Riff, Part 1
S3347Boppin' A Riff, Part 2
S3348Fat Boy, Part 1
S3349Fat Boy, Part 2
S3350Everything's Cool, Part 1
S3351Everything's Cool, Part 2
S3352Webb City, Part 1
S3353Webb City, Part 2

Various Artists - Bird - Diz - Bud - Max  (Savoy MG 9034)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Bud Powell, piano; Al Hall, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.

NYC, September 4, 1946

Diz-Iz

Various Artists - The Be-Bop Era  (RCA Victor LPV-519)

Kenny Dorham, Fats Navarro, trumpet; Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Ray Abrams, tenor sax; Eddie DeVerteuil, baritone sax; Bud Powell, piano; John Collins, guitar; Al Hall, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.

NYC, September 5, 1946

D6VB2792-1Epistrophy
D6VB2793-152nd Street Theme
D6VB2794-1Oop Bop Sh'bam
D6VB2795-1Rue Chaptal (as Royal Roost)

Earl Bud Powell, Vol. 2 - Burning In U.S.A., 53-55  (Mythic Sound MS 6002-2)

Kenny Dorham, Fats Navarro, trumpet; Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Morris Lane, tenor sax; Eddie DeVerteuil, baritone sax; Bud Powell, piano; Al Hall, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Gil Fuller, arranger.

NYC, September 6, 1946

Boppin' A Riff, Part 2 (alternate take)
Fat Boy, Part 1 (alternate take)

** reissue of Mythic Sound MS 6002-1 + 2 bonus tracks.

1947

Lionel Hampton - Rock, Rock, Rock  (Golden Era GE 15038)

Wendell Culley, Kenny Dorham, Duke Garrette, Jimmy Nottingham, Leo Shepherd, trumpet; Sonny Craven, Andrew Penn, Britt Woodman, Jimmy Wormick, trombone; Jackie Kelso, clarinet, alto sax; Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater, alto sax; Morris Lane, John Sparrow, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Milt Buckner, piano; Billy Mackel, guitar; Joe Comfort, Charlie Harris, bass; Earl Walker, drums; Wini Brown, Roland Burton, Herman McCoy, vocals; The Hamp-Tones, vocal group.

radio broadcast, "Meadowbrook Gardens", Culver City, CA, possibly circa July 18-September 7, 1947

Oh Rock, Rock, Rock
Swanee River
Confess
Hey Babba Rebop
Memphis Blues
The New Look
Tempo's Birthday

Lionel Hampton - One Night Stand  (Joyce LP 1055)

Wendell Culley, Kenny Dorham, Duke Garrette, Jimmy Nottingham, Leo Shepherd, trumpet; Sonny Craven, Andrew Penn, Britt Woodman, Jimmy Wormick, trombone; Jackie Kelso, clarinet, alto sax; Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater, alto sax; Morris Lane, John Sparrow, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Milt Buckner, piano; Billy Mackel, guitar; Joe Comfort, Charlie Harris, bass; Earl Walker, drums; Wini Brown, Roland Burton, Herman McCoy, vocals; The Hamp-Tones, vocal group.: same personnel.

radio broadcast, "Meadowbrook Gardens", Culver City, CA, July 20, 1947

Hamp's Got A Duke
Mam'selle
Beulah's Boogie
A Sunday Kind Of Love
I Know That You Know
Chi-Baba Chi-Baba
That's My Desire
Eli Eli

** also issued on Sandy Hook SH 2026 as "1944 And 1947 Broadcasts".

Lionel Hampton, Vol. 6 - 1946-1947  (MCA Coral (G) 6.22180)

Wendell Culley, Kenny Dorham, Duke Garrette, Jimmy Nottingham, Leo Shepherd, trumpet; Sonny Craven, Andrew Penn, Britt Woodman, Jimmy Wormick, trombone; Jackie Kelso, clarinet, alto sax; Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater, alto sax; Morris Lane, John Sparrow, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Milt Buckner, piano; Billy Mackel, guitar; Joe Comfort, Charlie Harris, bass; Earl Walker, drums; Wini Brown, vocals; The Hamptonians, vocal group.

Los Angeles, CA, August 6, 1947

L4481You Better Be Satisfied

Lionel Hampton 3 - Sweatin' With Hamp 1945.1950  (MCA (F) 510.103)

Wendell Culley, Kenny Dorham, Duke Garrette, Jimmy Nottingham, Leo Shepherd, trumpet; Sonny Craven, Andrew Penn, Britt Woodman, Jimmy Wormick, trombone; Jackie Kelso, clarinet, alto sax; Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater, alto sax; Morris Lane, John Sparrow, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Milt Buckner, piano; Billy Mackel, guitar; Joe Comfort, Charlie Harris, bass; Earl Walker, drums; Wini Brown, vocals; The Hamptonians, vocal group.: same session.

Los Angeles, CA, August 6, 1947

L4482Hamp's Got A Duke
L4484Three Minutes On 52nd Street

** also issued on MCA 1331.

Lionel Hampton - Hamp's Golden Favorites  (Decca DL 4296)

Wendell Culley, Kenny Dorham, Duke Garrette, Jimmy Nottingham, Leo Shepherd, trumpet; Sonny Craven, Andrew Penn, Britt Woodman, Jimmy Wormick, trombone; Jackie Kelso, clarinet, alto sax; Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater, alto sax; Morris Lane, John Sparrow, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Lionel Hampton, vibes; Milt Buckner, piano; Billy Mackel, guitar; Joe Comfort, Charlie Harris, bass; Earl Walker, drums; Wini Brown, vocals; The Hamptonians, vocal group.: same session.

Los Angeles, CA, August 6, 1947

L4483Gone Again

** also issued on Decca DL 74296.

Art Blakey's Messengers, James Moody's Modernists - New Sounds  (Blue Note CDP 7 84436 2)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Howard Bowe, trombone; Edmund Gregory, alto sax; Orland Wright, tenor sax; Ernest Thompson, baritone sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; LaVerne Barker, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

WOR Studios, NYC, December 22, 1947

BN322-3The Thin Man
BN323-1The Bop Alley
BN323-2The Bop Alley (alternate take)
BN324-2Groove Street
BN325-1Musa's Vision

** reissue of Blue Note BLP 5006 as "James Moody And His Modernists With Chano Pozo" + 6 bonus tracks.

Mercer Ellington And His Orchestra  (Sunrise SP 2003)

Kenny Dorham, Mercer Ellington, trumpet; Mercer Ellington And His Orchestra.

Los Angeles, CA, 1947

You Name It
I Owe This Dream To You

Al Hibbler With Mercer Ellington Orchestra  (Sunrise SP 2007)

Kenny Dorham, Mercer Ellington, trumpet; Al Hibbler, vocals; Mercer Ellington And His Orchestra.

Los Angeles, CA, 1947

My Ev' A Lovin' Baby
Summertime

Mary Lou Williams And Her Orchestra  (Folkways FA 2996)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Mary Lou Williams, piano; Mary Lou Williams And Her Orchestra.

NYC, 1947

Mary Lou
Kool

1948

Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost/The Savoy Years, Volume Two  (Savoy ZDS 4412)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums; Symphony Sid, announcer.

radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, December 25, 1948

Jumpin' With Symphony Sid Theme / Jingle Bells, Announcers-Bob Garrity, Symphony Sid
Announcer-Symphony Sid
-
52nd Street Theme

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Joe Harris, drums; Symphony Sid, announcer.

radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, January 1, 1949

Jumpin' With Symphony Sid Theme / Auld Lang Syne, Announcer
Announcer-Symphony Sid
-
-
Announcers-Symphony Sid, Charlie Parker
Announcer-Symphony Sid

The Comprehensive Charlie Parker - Live Performances, Volume I  (ESP-Disk' ESP-BIRD-1)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums; Symphony Sid, announcer.

radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, December 25, 1948

Half Nelson
White Christmas
Little Willie Leaps

** also scheduled on ESP-Disk' ESP 3000.
** also issued on Base Record (It) ESP-BIRD-1. ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3000-2 as "Live Performances". ESP-Disk' (US) ESP 3000 as "Live Performances, Volume 1".

1949

Charlie Parker - Broadcast Performances 1948-1949, Vol. 2 Of 14 Volumes  (ESP-Disk' ESP-BIRD-2)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Joe Harris, drums; Symphony Sid, announcer.

radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, January 1, 1949

Bebop (aka Be-Bop)
Slow Boat To China (aka On A Slow Boat To China)
Ornithology
Groovin' High
East Of The Sun & West Of The Moon (aka East Of The Sun)
Cheryl

** also scheduled on ESP-Disk' ESP 3001.
** also issued on Base Record (It) ESP-BIRD-2. ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3001-2 as "Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2". ESP-Disk' (US) ESP 3001 as "Live Performances, Volume 2".

Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost/The Savoy Years, Volume Three  (Savoy ZDS 4413)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Joe Harris, drums; Symphony Sid, announcer.: same personnel.

radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, January 15, 1949

Announcer
Scrapple From The Apple
Announcer
Be-Bop
Announcer
Hot House

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums; Symphony Sid, announcer.

radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, January 22, 1949

Jumpin' With Symphony Sid With Announcer
Oop Bop Sh'bam
Announcer
Scrapple From The Apple
Announcer
Salt Peanuts
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid With Announcer

same personnel.

radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, January 29, 1949

Jumpin' With Symphony Sid With Announcer
Groovin' High
Announcer

same personnel.

radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, February 5, 1949

Jumpin' With Symphony Sid With Announcer
Scrapple From The Apple
Announcer
Barbados
Announcer
Salt Peanuts
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid With Announcer

same personnel.

radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, February 12, 1949

Announcer
-
-
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid With Announcer, At Conclusion Sid Is Heard Briefly With Dinah Washington

Milt Jackson - Roll 'Em Bags  (Savoy MG 12042)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet, piano; Julius Watkins, French horn; Billy Mitchell, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Joe Harris, timbales.

NYC, January 25, 1949

KC171CConglomeration
KC172ABruz
KC173CYou Go To My Head
KC174BRoll 'Em Bags
KC175BFaultless
KC176BHey Frenchy

Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost: The Savoy Sessions  (Savoy SJL 1108)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums; Symphony Sid, announcer.

radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, February 12, 1949

Scrapple From The Apple
Be-Bop

same personnel.

radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, February 19, 1949

Groovin' High
Confirmation
Salt Peanuts

Charlie Parker - The 'Bird' Returns  (Savoy MG 12179)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums; Symphony Sid, announcer.: same personnel.

radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, February 12, 1949

Barbados

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums; plus Lucky Thompson, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart, vocals; Symphony Sid, announcer.

radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, February 26, 1949

Half Nelson
Scrapple From The Apple

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums; plus Lucky Thompson, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Symphony Sid, announcer.

radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, March 12, 1949

Cheryl
Chasin' The Bird

Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost/The Savoy Years, Volume Four  (Savoy ZDS 4414)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums; Symphony Sid, announcer.

radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, February 19, 1949

Announcer
-
-
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid With Announcer
Commercial Break #1
Commercial Break #2

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums; plus Lucky Thompson, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart, vocals; Symphony Sid, announcer.

radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, February 26, 1949

Announcer
-
-
-
Deedle
Introductions By Dave Lambert & Buddy Stewart
What's This
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid With Announcer

same personnel.

radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, March 5, 1949

Jumpin' With Symphony Sid With Announcer
Cheryl
Announcer
Anthropology
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid With Announcer
Hurry Home
Deedle
Royal Roost Bop (All The Things You Are)
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid With Announcer

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums; plus Lucky Thompson, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Symphony Sid, announcer.

radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, March 12, 1949

Announcer
Introduction By Charlie Parker
Announcer
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid

Newly Discovered Sides By Charlie Parker  (Savoy MG 12186)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums; plus Lucky Thompson, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart, vocals; Symphony Sid, announcer.

radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, February 26, 1949

Night In Tunisia

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums; plus Lucky Thompson, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Symphony Sid, announcer.

radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, March 12, 1949

On A Slow Boat To China

Benny Carter, Charlie Parker, Johnny Hodges, Willie Smith - Alto Sax  (Norgran MGN-1035)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Tommy Turk, trombone; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums; Carlos Vidal, bongos.

NYC, February-March, 1949

2542 | 292-3Cardboard

** also issued on Verve MGV-8126.

Charlie Parker - Jazz Perennial: The Genius Of Charlie Parker #7  (Verve MGV-8009)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Tommy Turk, trombone; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums; Carlos Vidal, bongos.: same session.

NYC, February-March, 1949

2543-2 | 293-4Visa

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums.

NYC, May 5, 1949

2755-5 | 294-3Segment
2756-5 | 295-5Passport (common)
2757-4 | 296-3Diverse (as Segment)

Charlie Parker - Bird On The Road  (Jazz Showcase 5003)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Lucky Thompson, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes #2; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums.

"Waldorf-Astoria Hotel", NYC, March 5, 1949

1.Barbados
2.Anthropology

Bird And Diz  (Mercury MGC-512)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums.

NYC, May 5, 1949

2756-2 | 295-2Passport (rare)

** also issued on Clef MGC-512.

Charlie Parker - Bird In Paris  (Bird In Paris CP 3)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums.: same personnel.

"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, May 8, 9 & 14 or 15, 1949

Salt Peanuts I
Barbados
52nd Street Theme I
Out Of Nowhere I
Salt Peanuts II
Scrapple From The Apple
Out Of Nowhere II
Wee (aka Allen's Alley)
52nd Street Theme II

Aime Barelli, Bill Coleman, Miles Davis, Kenny Dorham, Hot Lips Page, trumpet; Big Chief, Russell Moore, trombone; Hubert Rostaing, clarinet; Sidney Bechet, Pierre Braslavsky, soprano sax; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Don Byas, James Moody, tenor sax; Hazy Osterwald, vibes; Al Haig, piano; Toots Thielemans, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums.

"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, May 15, 1949

Farewell Blues (as Blues)

Charlie Parker In France 1949  (Jazz O.P. (F) OMS 7004)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums.

"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, May 8, 9 & 14 or 15, 1949

Out Of Nowhere III
A Night In Tunisia
Moose The Mooche
Hot House
I Got Rhythm (as Blues)
52nd Street Theme III

same personnel.

"Colisee Movie Theatre", Roubaix, France, May 12, 1949

Ornithology
Out Of Nowhere
Cheryl
52nd Street Theme
Lover Man
Groovin' High
Half Nelson
52nd Street Theme (alternate take)

Max Roach, Clifford Brown - 2 Giants  (Vogue (F) LDA 16008)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; James Moody, tenor sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Studio Technisonor, Paris, France, May 15, 1949

ST3010Prince Albert
ST3011Baby Sis (as Maxology)
ST3013Maximum

Al Haig Trio And Quintet  (Prestige PR 7841)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; James Moody, tenor sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums.: same session.

Studio Technisonor, Paris, France, May 15, 1949

ST3012Tomorrow (aka Yesterdays)

James Moody - In The Beginning - Jazz Legacy 47  (Jazz Legacy (F) JL 97)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Studio Technisonor, Paris, France, May 15, 1949

ST3014Ham And Haig (aka Hot House)

J J Johnson, Kai Winding, Benny Green - Trombone By Three  (Prestige PRLP 7023)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; J.J. Johnson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; John Lewis, piano; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Max Roach, drums.

NYC, May 26, 1949

JRC20BElysees
JRC21COpus V
JRC22CHi-Lo
JRC23DFox Hunt

** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-091, OJCCD-091-2.
** part of Prestige PRES 16-4 as "Jay Jay Johnson, Kai Winding, Bennie Green - Trombone By Three".

1950

Charlie Parker - Ultimate Bird 1949-50  (Grotto 495)

Kenny Dorham, possibly Red Rodney, trumpet; Tony Scott, clarinet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

broadcast, "Cafe Society", NYC, June-July, 1950

52nd Street Theme I
A Night In Tunisia
52nd Street Theme II

Charlie Parker - Ballads And Birdland  (Klacto (E) MG 101)

Kenny Dorham, possibly Red Rodney, trumpet; Tony Scott, clarinet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.: same session.

broadcast, "Cafe Society", NYC, June-July, 1950

Just Friends II
April In Paris II
Medley I: Bewitched / Summertime
Medley II: I Cover The Waterfront / Gone With The Wind
Easy To Love
52nd Street Theme IV

Charlie Parker - Just Friends  (S.C.A.M. JPG 4)

Kenny Dorham, possibly Red Rodney, trumpet; Tony Scott, clarinet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.: same session.

broadcast, "Cafe Society", NYC, June-July, 1950

Just Friends III
April In Paris III
Moose The Mooche
52nd Street Theme V

1951

Various Artists - Cool Whalin' - Bebop Vocals  (Spotlite (E) SPJ 135)

Idrees Sulieman or Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charlie Rouse, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; unknown, bass; unknown, drums; Frankie Passions, vocals.

NYC, 1951

Especially For You
Nobody Knows

1952

Thelonious Monk - Genius Of Modern Music, Volume Two  (Blue Note BLP 1511)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Lou Donaldson, alto sax; Lucky Thompson, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Nelson Boyd, bass; Max Roach, drums.

WOR Studios, NYC, May 30, 1952

BN434-1 tk.2Skippy
BN435-3 tk.7Hornin' In
BN437-0 tk.10Carolina Moon
BN438-0 tk.11Let's Cool One

** also issued on Blue Note BST 81511 (pseudo stereo).
** part of Blue Note BN-LA579-H2 as "The Complete Genius". Mosaic MR4-101 as "The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Thelonious Monk".

The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Thelonious Monk  (Mosaic MR4-101)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Lou Donaldson, alto sax; Lucky Thompson, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Nelson Boyd, bass; Max Roach, drums.: same session.

WOR Studios, NYC, May 30, 1952

BN434-2 tk.3Skippy (alternate take)
BN435-1 tk.5Hornin' In (alternate take)
BN436-0 tk.8Sixteen
BN436-1 tk.9Sixteen (alternate take)

** same as Blue Note BLP 1510 entitled "Genius Of Modern Music, Volume One" + BLP 1511 entitled "Genius Of Modern Music, Volume Two" + 25 bonus tracks.

1953

Hooray For Milt Jackson, John Lewis, Art Blakey, Kenny Dorham  (Session Disc 110)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Lou Donaldson, alto sax; Horace Silver, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

"Birdland", NYC, October 31, 1953

An Oscar For Oscar
If I Love Again

Kenny Dorham - 1953-1956-1964  (Royal Jazz (D) RJD 515)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Lou Donaldson, alto sax; Horace Silver, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same session.

"Birdland", NYC, October 31, 1953

Split Kick
Get Happy
Lullaby Of Birdland

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Ray Bryant, piano; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums.

broadcast, "Bandstand USA", "Cafe Bohemia", NYC, October 10, 1956

Valse Hot
I Get A Kick Out Of You

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Tore Sannes, piano; Bijorn Pedersen, bass; Jon Christensen, drums.

"Metropole Jazz Club", Oslo, Norway, January, 1964

Con Alma
Short Story
Sky Blue
Lament

Kenny Dorham Quintet  (Original Jazz Classics OJC-113)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Jimmy Heath, tenor, baritone sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Percy Heath, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 15, 1953

An Oscar For Oscar
Ruby, My Dear (take 1)
Ruby, My Dear (take 2)
Be My Love
Osmosis
I Love You
Darn That Dream (take 1)
Darn That Dream (take 2)

** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-113-2.

Kenny Dorham Quintet  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-113-2)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet, vocals; Jimmy Heath, tenor sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Percy Heath, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.

NYC, October 21, 1953

Chicago Blues
Lonesome Lover Blues

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Jimmy Heath, tenor, baritone sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Percy Heath, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 15, 1953

I Love You (take 2)

** reissue of Original Jazz Classics OJC-113 + 3 bonus tracks.

1954 (age 30)

Sonny Rollins - Moving Out  (Prestige PRLP 7058)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Elmo Hope, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 18, 1954

606Movin' Out
607Swinging For Bumsy
608Silk 'N' Satin
609Solid

** also issued on Prestige PR 7433 as "Jazz Classics". Original Jazz Classics OJC-058, OJCCD-058-2.

Lou Donaldson Quartet/Quintet/Sextet  (Blue Note BLP 1537)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Matthew Gee, trombone; Lou Donaldson, alto sax; Elmo Hope, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 22, 1954

tk.3Caracas
tk.4The Stroller
tk.6Moe's Bluff

** also issued on Blue Note CDP 7 81537 2.

Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 1500 Series  (Blue Note (J) BNJ-61008/10)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Matthew Gee, trombone; Lou Donaldson, alto sax; Elmo Hope, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 22, 1954

tk.10After You've Gone

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Horace Silver, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 30, 1955

tk.9K.D.'s Cab Ride (Echo Of Spring)

Horace Silver And The Jazz Messengers  (Blue Note BLP 1518)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Horace Silver, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 13, 1954

tk.3Room 608
tk.6Creepin' In
tk.8Doodlin'
tk.10Stop Time

same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 6, 1955

tk.3Hippy
tk.5To Whom It May Concern
tk.9Hankerin'
tk.13The Preacher

** also issued on Blue Note BST 81518 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 46140 2.

1955

Kenny Dorham - Afro-Cuban  (Blue Note BLP 1535)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Horace Silver, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 30, 1955

tk.2Venetia's Dance
tk.6K.D.'s Motion
tk.12The Villa

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Jay Jay Johnson, trombone; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Horace Silver, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Carlos "Patato" Valdes, congas; Richie Goldberg, cowbell #1,3.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 29, 1955

1. tk.3Minor's Holiday
2. tk.5Basheer's Dream
3. tk.7Afrodisia
4. tk.8Lotus Flower

** also issued on Blue Note CDP 7 46815 2.

Kenny Dorham - Afro-Cuban  (Blue Note CDP 7 46815 2)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Jay Jay Johnson, trombone; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Horace Silver, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Carlos "Patato" Valdes, congas; Richie Goldberg, cowbell.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 29, 1955

tk.2Minor's Holiday (alternate take)

** reissue of Blue Note BLP 1535 + 2 bonus tracks.

The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Volume 2  (Blue Note BLP 1508)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Horace Silver, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 1st set, November 23, 1955

tk.2Like Someone In Love
tk.4I Waited For You

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax #1; Horace Silver, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 2nd set, November 23, 1955

1. tk.7Avila & Tequila
2. tk.8Yesterdays

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Horace Silver, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 4th set, November 23, 1955

tk.15Sportin' Crowd
The Theme (incomplete)

** also issued on Blue Note BST 81508 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 46522 2.

The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Volume 1  (Blue Note BLP 1507)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Horace Silver, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 1st set, November 23, 1955

tk.5Minor's Holiday

same personnel.

"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 2nd set, November 23, 1955

tk.6Soft Winds

same personnel.

"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 3rd set, November 23, 1955

tk.12Prince Albert

same personnel.

"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 4th set, November 23, 1955

tk.19The Theme

** also issued on Blue Note BST 81507 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 46521 2.

The Jazz Messengers At The Cafe Bohemia, Volume 3  (Blue Note (J) DY-5805-01)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Horace Silver, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 2nd set, November 23, 1955

tk.11Deciphering The Message / The Theme

same personnel.

"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 3rd set, November 23, 1955

tk.13Just One Of Those Things
tk.14Gone With The Wind

same personnel.

"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 4th set, November 23, 1955

tk.17Hank's Symphony
tk.18Lady Bird

** also scheduled on Blue Note (J) GXF-3074.
** also issued on Blue Note (J) BNJ-61007.

1956

The Birdland Stars On Tour, Vol. 1  (RCA Victor LPM-1327)

Conte Candoli, Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Phil Woods, alto sax; Al Cohn, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; John Simmons, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.

Webster Hall, NYC, February 27, 1956

G4JB2168Two Pairs Of Aces
G4JB2169Roulette
G4JB2170A Bit Of The Blues
G4JB2172Last Lap
G4JB2173Phil 'Er Up
G4JB2177Minorin' The Blues

The Birdland Stars On Tour, Vol. 2  (RCA Victor LPM-1328)

Conte Candoli, Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Phil Woods, alto sax; Al Cohn, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; John Simmons, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.: same session.

Webster Hall, NYC, February 27, 1956

G4JB2171Ah Funky New Baby
G4JB2174Conte's Condolences
G4JB2175For Kicks Only
G4JB2176Hip Boots!
G4JB2178Birdland Fantasy
G4JB2179Playboy

Tadd Dameron - Fontainebleau  (Prestige PRLP 7037)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Henry Coker, trombone; Sahib Shaihab, alto sax; Joe Alexander, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Tadd Dameron, piano, arranger; John Simmons, bass; Shadow Wilson, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 9, 1956

859Fontainebleau
860Delirium
861The Scene Is Clean
862Flossie Lou
863Bula-Beige

** also scheduled on New Jazz NJLP 8300 as "Dameronia".
** also issued on Prestige PR 7842 as "The Tadd Dameron Memorial Album". Prestige PR 16007 as "Dameronia". Original Jazz Classics OJC-055, OJCCD-055-2.

Kenny Dorham And The Jazz Prophets, Vol. 1  (ABC-Paramount ABC-122)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; J.R. Monterose, tenor sax; Dick Katz, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Arthur Edgehill, drums.

NYC, April 4, 1956

5171Tahitian Suite
5172DX
5173The Prophet
5174Blues Elegante
5178Don't Explain

** part of Impulse! IA-9337/2 as "Sonny Criss, Kenny Dorham - The Dedication Series, Vol. I: The Bopmasters".

Cecil Payne Quartet & Quintet  (Signal S 1203)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Duke Jordan, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Arthur Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 22, 1956

135Saucer Eyes
134Man Of Moods
136Bringing Up Father
137Groovin' High

** also issued on Savoy MG 12147 as "Patterns Of Jazz". Savoy SJL 1167 as "Patterns".

Kenny Dorham - 'Round About Midnight At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 3  (Blue Note (J) BNJ-61004)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; J.R. Monterose, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Arthur Edgehill, drums.

"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 1st set, May 31, 1956

tk.2K.D.'s Blues (alternate take)
tk.6Monaco (alternate take)
tk.7N.Y. Theme

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Bobby Timmons, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Arthur Edgehill, drums.

"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 2nd set, May 31, 1956

tk.11Who Cares (alternate take)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; J.R. Monterose, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Sam Jones, bass; Arthur Edgehill, drums.

"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 4th set, May 31, 1956

tk.20Riffin'

Kenny Dorham - 'Round About Midnight At The Cafe Bohemia  (Blue Note BLP 1524)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Bobby Timmons, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Arthur Edgehill, drums.

"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 1st set, May 31, 1956

tk.5Autumn In New York

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; J.R. Monterose, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Sam Jones, bass; Arthur Edgehill, drums.

"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 2nd set, May 31, 1956

tk.9Hills Edge
A Night In Tunisia

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; J.R. Monterose, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar #1,3; Sam Jones, bass; Arthur Edgehill, drums.

"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 3rd set, May 31, 1956

1. tk.14Mexico City
2. tk.15'Round About Midnight
3. tk.16Monaco

** also issued on Blue Note CDP 7 46541 2 as "'Round About Midnight At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 1".

Kenny Dorham - 'Round About Midnight At The Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 2  (Blue Note (J) BNJ-61003)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; J.R. Monterose, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Sam Jones, bass; Arthur Edgehill, drums.

"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 2nd set, May 31, 1956

tk.8K.D.'s Blues
tk.12Royal Roost

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; J.R. Monterose, tenor sax #2; Bobby Timmons, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Sam Jones, bass; Arthur Edgehill, drums.

"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 3rd set, May 31, 1956

1. tk.17Who Cares (alternate take)
2. tk.18My Heart Stood Still

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; J.R. Monterose, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Sam Jones, bass; Arthur Edgehill, drums.

"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 4th set, May 31, 1956

tk.22The Prophet

Kenny Burrell (Vol. 2)  (Blue Note BLP 1543)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; J.R. Monterose, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Sam Jones, bass; Arthur Edgehill, drums.: same session.

"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, 4th set, May 31, 1956

tk.21Mexico City (alternate take)

** also issued on Blue Note BST 81543 (pseudo stereo).

Phil Woods Septet - Pairing Off  (Prestige PRLP 7046)

Donald Byrd, Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Gene Quill, Phil Woods, alto sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, June 15, 1956

914The Stanley Stomper
915Cool Aid
916Pairing Off
917Suddenly It's Spring

** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-092, OJCCD-092-2.
** part of Prestige P-24065 as "Altology".

Matthew Gee All Stars - Jazz By Gee  (Riverside RLP 12-221)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Matthew Gee, trombone; Frank Foster, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Joe Knight, piano; John Simmons, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, July 19, 1956

Gee!
Kingston Lounge
The Boys From Brooklyn

** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1884-2.

Hank Mobley Quintet - Mobley's 2nd Message  (Prestige PRLP 7082)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Walter Bishop, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Arthur Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 27, 1956

944These Are The Things I Love
945Message From The Border
946The Latest
947Xlento
948I Should Care
949Crazeology

** also issued on Prestige PR 7667 as "Hank Mobley's Second Message".
** part of Prestige P-24063 as "Messages".

Presenting Ernie Henry  (Riverside RLP 12-222)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Ernie Henry, alto sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Wilbur Ware, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, August 23, 1956

Gone With The Wind
Orient
Free Flight
Checkmate

same personnel.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, August 30, 1956

Active Ingredients
I Should Care
Cleo's Chant

** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-102, OJCCD-1920-2.

Gil Melle Quartet - Gil's Guests  (Prestige PRLP 7063)

Gil Melle, baritone sax; Joe Cinderella, guitar; Vinnie Burke, bass; Edmond Thigpen, drums; + Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Don Butterfield, tuba; Hal McKusick, alto sax.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 24, 1956

966Still Life
967Sixpence
968Ghengis

** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-1753, OJCCD-1753-2.

Ernie Henry - Last Chorus  (Riverside RLP 12-266)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Ernie Henry, alto sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Wilbur Ware, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, August 30, 1956

Cleo's Chant (alternate version)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet, piano; Ernie Henry, alto sax; Eddie Mathias, bass; G.T. Hogan, drums.

NYC, November 13, 1957

S'posin' (alternate take)

** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-086, OJCCD-1906-2.

Max Roach + 4  (EmArcy MG-36098)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Ray Bryant, piano; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums.

NYC, September 17, 1956

13768Mr. X
13769Body And Soul
13770-4Just One Of Those Things

same personnel.

NYC, September 19, 1956

13764-6Ezz-Thetic
13766Woody'n You
13767Dr. Free-Zee

** also scheduled on EmArcy SR-80001.
** also issued on EmArcy (J) 195J-39 as "Max Roach + 4 & More".

Max Roach + 4 & More  (EmArcy (J) 195J-39)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Bill Wallace, piano; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, March 18, 1957

15176-6It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing
15178-5Love Letters

same personnel.

Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, March 20, 1957

15188-10Minor Trouble

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Fine Recording, NYC, December 20, 1957

16635 | JB158-7Raoul
16636 | JB159-2This Time The Dream's On Me
16637 | JB160-1Tune Up

same personnel.

Fine Recording, NYC, December 23, 1957

16646 | JB163-6Anthropology

** reissue of EmArcy MG-36098 as "Max Roach + 4" + 7 bonus tracks.

Max Roach - Jazz In 3/4 Time  (EmArcy MG-36108)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Ray Bryant, piano; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums.

NYC, September 19, 1956

13765The Most Beautiful Girl In The World

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Bill Wallace, piano; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, March 18, 1957

15175-10I'll Take Romance
15177Blues Waltz

same personnel.

Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, March 20, 1957

15187-7Little Folks
15189-4Valse Hot

same personnel.

Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, March 21, 1957

15194Lover (mono edit)

** also issued on Mercury MG-20538.

Sonny Rollins - Rollins Plays For Bird  (Prestige PRLP 7095)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Wade Legge, piano; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 5, 1956

979I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face
980Kids Know
982Bird Medley: I Remember You / Star Eyes / My Melancholy Baby / They Can't Take That Away From Me / Old Folks / Just Friends / My Little Suede Shoes

** also issued on Prestige PR 7553; Original Jazz Classics OJC-214, OJCCD-214-2.

Sonny Rollins - Sonny Boy  (Prestige PRLP 7207)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Wade Legge, piano; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 5, 1956

981The House I Live In

** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-348, OJCCD-348-2.

1957

Herb Geller - Fire In The West  (Jubilee JLP 1044)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Herb Geller, alto sax; Harold Land, tenor sax; Lou Levy, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, March 14, 1957

JB830The Fruit
JB831S'Pacific View
JB832Marable Eyes
JB833Melrose And Sam
JB834Jitterbug Waltz
JB835An Air For The Heir
JB836Here's What I'm Here For

** also issued on Josie JJM 3502 as "Herb Geller".

Max Roach - Jazz In 3/4 Time  (EmArcy SR-80002)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Bill Wallace, piano; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, March 21, 1957

JB8Lover (stereo edit)

** also issued on Mercury SR-60193.

Kenny Dorham - Jazz Contrasts  (Riverside RLP 12-239)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, May 21, 1957

But Beautiful
I'll Remember April
Falling In Love With Love
La Villa

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax #1; Betty Glamann, harp; Hank Jones, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, May 27, 1957

1.My Old Flame
2.La Rue

** also issued on Riverside RLP 1105; Original Jazz Classics OJC-028, OJCCD-028-2.

Hank Mobley Quintet Featuring Sonny Clark  (Blue Note (J) BNJ-61006)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Sonny Clark, piano; Jimmy Rowser, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 18, 1957

tk.3My Reverie
tk.6Curtain Call
tk.9On The Bright Side
tk.10The Mobe
tk.11Don't Get Too Hip

** part of Mosaic MQ10-181, MD6-181 as "The Complete Blue Note Hank Mobley Fifties Sessions".

The Oscar Pettiford Orchestra In Hi-Fi, Vol. 2  (ABC-Paramount ABC-227)

Ray Copeland, Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Al Grey, trombone; Dave Amram, Julius Watkins, French horn; Gigi Gryce, alto sax, arranger; Jerome Richardson, tenor sax, flute; Benny Golson, tenor sax, arranger; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax; Betty Glamann, harp; Dick Katz, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Gus Johnson, drums.

NYC, September 6, 1957

Little Niles
Sea Breeze

A.K. Salim - Pretty For The People  (Savoy 7567-93006-2)

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

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

70125Blu-Binsky (alternate take)
70127Pretty For The People (alternate take)

A.K. Salim - Pretty For The People  (Savoy MG 12118)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Buster Cooper, trombone; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Pepper Adams, baritone, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Max Roach, drums; Chino Pozo, congas; A.K. Salim, arranger, director.: same session.

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

70125Blu-Binsky
70126R-U 1-2
70127Pretty For The People
70128Ba-Lu-Ee-Du
70129Shirley Ray
70130Takin' Care Of Business

Oscar Pettiford - Jazz Off The Air, Vol. 6  (Spotlite (E) SPJ 153)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Oscar Pettiford, bass, cello; and others.

"Birdland", NYC, fall 1957

The Gentle Art Of Love
Aw C' Mon
I Remember Clifford
No So Sleepy

Abbey Lincoln - That's Him  (Riverside RLP 12-251)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano #1-6,8, bass #7; Paul Chambers, bass #1-6,8; Max Roach, drums; Abbey Lincoln, vocals.

NYC, October 28, 1957

1.Strong Man
2.Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joe
3.My Man
4.That's Him
5.I Must Have That Man
6.Porgy
7.Don't Explain
8.When A Woman Loves A Man

** also issued on Riverside RLP 1107; Original Jazz Classics OJC-085, OJCCD-085-2.

Abbey Lincoln - That's Him  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-085-2)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Max Roach, drums; Abbey Lincoln, vocals.

NYC, October 28, 1957

I Must Have That Man (take 3)
Porgy (take 1)

** reissue of Riverside RLP 12-251 + 2 bonus tracks.

Kenny Dorham Quartet Featuring Ernie Henry - 2 Horns/2 Rhythm  (Riverside RLP 12-255)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet, piano; Ernie Henry, alto sax; Eddie Mathias, bass; G.T. Hogan, drums.

NYC, November 13, 1957

Lotus Blossom
S'posin'
Soon
The End Of A Love Affair
I'll Be Seeing You
Noose Bloos

Kenny Dorham, trumpet, piano; Ernie Henry, alto sax; Wilbur Ware, bass; G.T. Hogan, drums.

NYC, December 2, 1957

Is It True What They Say About Dixie
Jazz-Classic

** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-463, OJCCD-463-2.

Benny Golson Sextet - The Modern Touch  (Riverside RLP 12-256)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; J.J. Johnson, trombone; Benny Golson, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, December 19, 1957

Hymn To The Orient
Namely You
Blues On Down

same personnel.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, December 23, 1957

Out Of The Past
Reunion
Venetian Blues

** also issued on Jazzland JLP 85, JLP 985 as "Reunion". Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1797-2.
** part of Milestone M-47048 as "Blues On Down".

The Max Roach 4 Plays Charlie Parker  (EmArcy MG-36127)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Fine Recording, NYC, December 23, 1957

16644 | JB161-4Confirmation
16645 | JB162-11Au Privave (as Apres Vous)
16647 | JB164-2Yardbird Suite

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; George Coleman, tenor sax; Nelson Boyd, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Nola Studios, NYC, April 11, 1958

17277 | JB229-7Billie's Bounce
17278 | JB230-7Ko-Ko
17279 | JB231-1Parker's Mood

** also issued on EmArcy SR-80019; Mercury MG-20532, SR-60209; Universal (J) UCCM-9103.

1958

Max Roach - Max!  (Argo LP-623)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Ramsey Lewis, piano; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Chicago, IL, January 4, 1958

Crackle Hut
Speculate
That Old Devil Called Love
Audio Blues
C.M.
Four-X

** part of Chess 2ACMJ-406 as "Max Roach/Art Blakey". Chess CH2-92511 as "Max Roach, Art Blakey - Percussion Discussion".

Out There With Betty Carter  (Peacock PLP 90)

Ray Copeland, Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Melba Liston, trombone; Gigi Gryce, Jimmy Powell, alto sax; Benny Golson, tenor sax; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Charles "Specs" Wright, drums; Betty Carter, vocals.

NYC, February, 1958

You're Driving Me Crazy
Foul Play
On The Isle Of May
Make It Last
The Bluebird Of Happiness
Something Wonderful

** part of Impulse! AS-9321-2 as "What A Little Moonlight Can Do". Impulse! GRD-114 as "I Can't Help It".

Kenny Dorham - This Is The Moment!  (Riverside RLP 12-275)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet, vocals; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Cedar Walton, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

NYC, July 7, 1958

Autumn Leaves
Since I Fell For You
I Understand
This Is The Moment!
Angel Eyes
Make Me Present Of You
Where Are You

Kenny Dorham, trumpet, vocals; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Cedar Walton, piano; Sam Jones, bass; G.T. Hogan, drums.

NYC, August 15, 1958

I Remember Clifford
From This Moment On
Golden Earrings

** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-812-2.

Abbey Lincoln - It's Magic  (Riverside RLP 12-277)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone #1-3; Benny Golson, tenor sax; Jerome Richardson, baritone sax, flute #1-3; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums; Abbey Lincoln, vocals.

NYC, July 24, 1958

1.Just For Me
2.An Occasional Man
3.Music, Maestro, Please
4.'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do
5.Exactly Like You

** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-205, OJCCD-205-2.

Various Artists - New Blue Horns  (Riverside RLP 12-294)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet, vocals; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Cedar Walton, piano; Sam Jones, bass; G.T. Hogan, drums.

NYC, August 15, 1958

Optional

** also issued on Riverside RLP 1134; Original Jazz Classics OJC-256, OJCCD-256-2.

The Cecil Taylor Quintet - Hard Driving Jazz  (United Artists UAL 4014)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Cecil Taylor, piano; Chuck Israels, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.

NYC, October 13, 1958

Shifting Down
Like Someone In Love
Just Friends
Double Clutching

** also issued on United Artists UAS 5014 as "The Cecil Taylor Quintet - Stereo Drive". United Artists UAJ 14001, UAJS 15001; Solid State SS 18025; United Artists UAS-5638 as "John Coltrane - Coltrane Time".

Helen Merrill - You've Got A Date With The Blues  (Metrojazz E1010)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Jerome Richardson, flute, tenor sax; Jimmy Jones, piano, arranger; Barry Galbraith, guitar; Milton Hinton, bass; Johnny Cresci, drums; Helen Merrill, vocals.

NYC, 1958

The Blues From Black, Brown & Beige
Blue Gardenia

** also issued on Metrojazz SE1010.

1959

Kenny Dorham, Cannonball Adderley - Blue Spring  (Riverside RLP 12-297)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Dave Amram, French horn; Cannonball Adderley, alto sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

NYC, January 20, 1959

Passion Spring
Spring Cannon

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Dave Amram, French horn; Cannonball Adderley, alto sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.

NYC, February 18, 1959

Blue Spring
It Might As Well Be Spring
Spring Is Here
Poetic

** also issued on Riverside RLP 1139; Original Jazz Classics OJC-134, OJCCD-134-2.

Abbey Lincoln - Abbey Is Blue  (Riverside RLP 12-308)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Phil Wright, piano; Les Spann, guitar; Sam Jones, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums; Abbey Lincoln, vocals.

NYC, March 25, 1959

Come Sunday
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
Lost In The Stars

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Wynton Kelly, piano; Les Spann, guitar, flute; Sam Jones, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums; Abbey Lincoln, vocals.

NYC, March 26, 1959

Lonely House
Thursday's Child
Brother, Where Are You

** also issued on Riverside RLP 1153; Original Jazz Classics OJC-069, OJCCD-069-2.

Andy And The Bey Sisters  (Fontana 464451)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; The Bey Sisters, vocals; Andy Bey, vocals, piano; and others.

April 15, 1959

Bye Bye Blackbird
Fascinating Rhythm
Scoubidou
Smooth Sailin'

Barney Wilen - Barney  (RCA (F) 430.053)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Barney Wilen, tenor sax; Duke Jordan, piano; Gilbert Rovere, bass; Daniel Humair, drums.

Paris, France, April 24 & 25, 1959

Besame Mucho
Stablemates
Jordu
Lady Bird

Barney Wilen - Un Temoin Dans La Ville  (Fontana (F) 660 226 MR)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Barney Wilen, soprano, tenor sax; Duke Jordan, piano; Paul Rovere, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.

Paris, France, April, 1959

Un Temoin Dans La Ville
La Pendison
Melodie Pour Les Radio-Taxis
Poursuite Et Metro
Ambiance Pourpre
Premeditation Dans L'Appartment
La Vie N'est Qu Une Lutte
Complainte Du Chauffeur
S.O.S. Radio-Taxis
Funal Au Jardin D'Acclimatation

Casual Affair With The John Mehegan Quartet  (TJ TJLP-A1)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; John Mehegan, piano; Chuck Wayne, guitar; Ernie Furtado, bass.

NYC, May 28 & June 2, 1959

With A Song In My Heart
Baubles, Bangles And Beads
Once Again In Love
Can't We Be Friends
Evelyn
Young And Foolish
Blues De Sad

** also issued on Request RLP 10047 as "John Mehegan, Kenny Dorham, Chuck Wayne, Ernie Furtado - We Dig Jazz".

Ornette Coleman, Don Cherry, Kenny Dorham - S.O.J. - Lenox School Of Jazz  (Royal Jazz (D) SOJ 1/2)

Kenny Dorham, Herb Pomeroy, trumpet; Jimmy Giuffre, sax; and others.

Lenox, MA, August 29, 1959

unknown titles

Randy Weston - Live At The Fivespot  (United Artists UAL 4066)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax; Randy Weston, piano; Wilbur Little, bass; Roy Haynes, drums; Clifford Jarvis, drums #5; Brock Peters, vocals #3.

"Five Spot Cafe", NYC, October 26, 1959

1.High Fly
2.Beef Blues Stew
3.Where
4.Spot Five Blues
5.Lisa Lovely

** also issued on United Artists UAS 5066.
** part of Blue Note BN-LA598-H2 as "Little Niles".

Meet Oliver Nelson  (New Jazz NJLP 8224)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Oliver Nelson, tenor sax; Ray Bryant, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 30, 1959

1897Jams And Jellies
1898Ostinato
1899Passion Flower
1900Booze Baby Blues
1901Don't Stand Up
1902What's New

** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-227, OJCCD-227-2.

Kenny Dorham - Quiet Kenny  (New Jazz NJLP 8225)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 13, 1959

1916Old Folks
1917My Ideal
1918Blue Spring Shuffle
1920Lotus Blossom
1921I Had The Craziest Dream
1922Alone Together
1923-1Blue Friday

** also issued on Prestige PR 7754 as "Kenny Dorham 1959". Original Jazz Classics OJC-250, OJCCD-250-2.

Kenny Dorham 1959  (Prestige PR 7754)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Taylor, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 13, 1959

1919Mack The Knife

** reissue of New Jazz NJLP 8225 as "Quiet Kenny" + 1 bonus track.

1960

The Arrival Of Kenny Dorham  (JARO International JAM-5007)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet #1-7,9; Charlie Davis, baritone sax #1-5,7-9; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Edward "Butch" Warren, bass; Arnold "Buddy" Enlow, drums.

NYC, January 10, 1960

1.Stage West
2.I'm An Old Cowhand
3.Stella By Starlight
4.Delilah
5.Butch's Blues
6.Lazy Afternoon
7.Six Bits
8.When Sunny Gets Blue
9.Turbo

** also issued on JARO International JAS-8007; Venus (J) TKCZ-36021; PJL (J) MTCJ-1090; JARO International (J) ABCJ-553; SSJ (J) XQAM-1623. Xanadu 125, FDC 5164, (J) CRCJ-5511 as "The Kenny Dorham Memorial Album".

Kenny Dorham - Jazz Contemporary  (Time 52004)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charles Davis, baritone sax; Steve Kuhn, piano; Butch Warren, bass; Buddy Enlow, drums.

NYC, February 11, 1960

A Waltz
Horn Salute
Tonica
This Love Of Mine

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charles Davis, baritone sax; Steve Kuhn, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Buddy Enlow, drums.

NYC, February 12, 1960

Monk's Mood
In Your Own Sweet Way

** also issued on Time S/2004.

Harold Land In New York - Eastward Ho!  (Jazzland JLP 33)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Harold Land, tenor sax; Amos Trice, piano; Clarence Jones, bass; Joe Peters, drums.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, July 5, 1960

Slowly
On A Little Street In Singapore
Okay Blues

same personnel.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, July 8, 1960

So In Love
Triple Trouble

** also issued on Jazzland JLP 933S; Original Jazz Classics OJC-493, OJCCD-493-2.

Various Artists - The Jazz Life!  (Candid CJM 8019)

Benny Bailey, Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Julian Priester, trombone; Walter Benton, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; John "Peck" Morrison, bass; Max Roach, drums; Nat Hentoff, supervisor.

Nola Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, November 1, 1960

Oh Yeah, Oh Yeah

** also issued on Candid CJS 9019; Barnaby BR-5021; Candid (Eu) CS 9019, (E) CCD 79019.

Jazz Artists Guild - Newport Rebels  (Candid CJM 8022)

Benny Bailey, trumpet; Eric Dolphy, alto sax; Kenny Dorham, piano; John "Peck" Morrison, bass; Jo Jones, drums; Abbey Lincoln, vocals; Nat Hentoff, supervisor.

Nola Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, November 1, 1960

Tain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do

** also issued on Candid CJS 9022; Barnaby BR-5022; Candid (Eu) CS 9022, (E) CCD 79022.

Eric Dolphy - Candid Dolphy  (Candid (E) CCD 79033)

Benny Bailey, trumpet; Eric Dolphy, alto sax; Kenny Dorham, piano; John "Peck" Morrison, bass; Jo Jones, drums; Abbey Lincoln, vocals; Nat Hentoff, supervisor.: same session.

Nola Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, November 1, 1960

Tain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do (take 3)

** reissue of Candid (Eu) CS 9033 + 2 bonus tracks.

Kenny Dorham - Show Boat  (Time 52024)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Jimmy Heath, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

NYC, December 9, 1960

Why Do I Love You
Nobody Else But Me
Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
Make Believe
Ol' Man River
Bill

** also issued on Time S/2024.

1961

Kenny Dorham - Whistle Stop  (Blue Note BLP 4063)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 15, 1961

tk.2"Philly" Twist
tk.11Whistle Stop
tk.19Windmill
tk.20Sunset
tk.25Sunrise In Mexico
tk.31Dorham's Epitaph
tk.34Buffalo

** also issued on Blue Note BST 84063, B1-28978, CDP 7243 8 28978 2 8.

Introducing The Rocky Boyd Quintet - Ease It  (Jazztime JT 001)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Rocky Boyd, tenor sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Ron Carter, bass; Pete La Roca, drums.

Bell Sound Studios, NYC, March 13, 1961

Avars
Stella By Starlight
Why Not
Ease It
Samba De Orfeu
West 42nd Street

** also issued on Muse MR 5053 as "Kenny Dorham - Ease It!". Jazztime (J) NLP 2004. Black Lion (G) BLCD 760119 as "Kenny Dorham - West 42nd Street".

Kenny Dorham - West 42nd Street  (Black Lion (G) BLCD 760119)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Rocky Boyd, tenor sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Ron Carter, bass; Pete La Roca, drums.: same session.

Bell Sound Studios, NYC, March 13, 1961

Stella By Starlight (take 2)
Why Not (take 2)
Samba De Orfeu (take 5)
West 42nd Street (take 7)

** reissue of Jazztime JT 001 as "Introducing The Rocky Boyd Quintet - Ease It" + 4 bonus tracks.

Clifford Jordan - Starting Time  (Jazzland JLP 52)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Clifford Jordan, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Wilbur Ware, bass; Albert Heath, drums.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, June 14 & 15, 1961

Sunrise In Mexico
Extempore
Down Through The Years
Quittin' Time
One Flight Down
Windmill
Don't You Know I Care
Mosaic

** also issued on Jazzland JLP 952S; Original Jazz Classics OJC-147.
** part of Milestone MCD-47092-2 as "Mosaic".

Jazz Committee For Latin American Affairs  (FM FM-LP-303)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Ronnie Ball, piano; Ben Tucker, bass; Dave Bailey, drums.

"American Jazz Festival In Latin America", "Teatro Municipal", Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, July 16, 1961

Autumn Leaves

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Ronnie Ball, piano; Ben Tucker, bass; Dave Bailey, drums; Ray Mantilla, percussion.

Wee Dot

** also issued on Surrey S 1015, SS 1015 as "Herbie Mann's Big Band".

Kenny Dorham - Hot Stuff From Brazil  (West Wind (G) WW 015)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Herbie Mann, flute; Ronnie Ball, piano; Benny Tucker, bass; Dave Bailey, drums.

"American Jazz Festival In Latin America", "Teatro Municipal", Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, July 16, 1961

A Night In Tunisia

** also issued on West Wind (G) WW 2015.

The Dave Bailey Sextet - Bash!  (Jazzline JAZ 33-01)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Frank Haynes, tenor sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Ben Tucker, bass; Dave Bailey, drums.

Bell Sound Studios, NYC, October 1, 1961

Grand Street
An Oscar For Oscar
Osmosis
Soul Support

** also issued on Onyx ORI 206; Xanadu 5011 as "Tommy Flanagan Trio And Sextet". Jazzline (J) PA-3079. Black Lion (G) BLCD 760146 as "Kenny Dorham - Osmosis".

Kenny Dorham - Osmosis  (Black Lion (G) BLCD 760146)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Frank Haynes, tenor sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Ben Tucker, bass; Dave Bailey, drums.: same session.

Bell Sound Studios, NYC, October 1, 1961

Grand Street (alternate take)
Osmosis (alternate take)
Soul Support (alternate take)
B.M.T. Express

** reissue of Jazzline JAZ 33-01 as "The Dave Bailey Sextet - Bash!" + 5 bonus tracks.

Kenny Dorham And Jackie McLean - Inta Somethin'  (Pacific Jazz PJ-41)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet #1,2,4,6; Jackie McLean, alto sax #1,3-6; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

"The Jazz Workshop", San Francisco, CA, November 13, 1961

1.Us (aka Una Mas)
2.It Could Happen To You
3.Let's Face The Music And Dance
4.No Two People
5.Lover Man
6.San Francisco Beat

** also issued on Pacific Jazz ST-41.

1962

Kenny Dorham - Matador  (United Artists UAJ 14007)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet #1-4,6; Jackie McLean, alto sax #1,2,4-6; Bobby Timmons, piano; Teddy Smith, bass; J.C. Moses, drums.

Sound Makers, NYC, April 15, 1962

1. (tk.7)El Matador
2. (tk.5)Malanie, Part 1/3
3. (tk.4)Prelude
4. (tk.7)There Goes My Heart
5. (tk.3)Beautiful Love
6. (tk.6)Smile

** also issued on United Artists UAJS 15007, UAS-5631.

Jackie McLean Quintet  (Blue Note (J) LNJ-80118)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Sonny Clark, piano; Butch Warren, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 14, 1962

tk.1The Three Minors
tk.6Iddy Bitty
tk.10The Way I Feel
tk.13Marilyn's Dilemma
tk.14Blues In A Jiff
tk.15Blues For Jackie

** originally scheduled on Blue Note BLP 4116.
** also issued on Blue Note (J) BRP-8035.

Milt Jackson - Invitation  (Riverside RM 446)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Jimmy Heath, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Connie Kay, drums.

NYC, August 30, 1962

Ruby, My Dear (take 6)
Ruby

same personnel.

NYC, October 31, 1962

Invitation
The Dealer (mistitled as The Sealer)
None Shall Wonder (mistitled as None Shall Wander (take 8))

Kenny Dorham, Virgil Jones, trumpet; Milt Jackson, vibes; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Connie Kay, drums.

NYC, November 7, 1962

Too Close For Comfort
Poom-A-Loom

** also issued on Riverside RS 9446; Original Jazz Classics OJC-260, OJCCD-260-2.

Milt Jackson - Invitation  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-260-2)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Jimmy Heath, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Connie Kay, drums.

NYC, August 30, 1962

Ruby, My Dear (take 5)

same personnel.

NYC, October 31, 1962

None Shall Wander (take 6)

** reissue of Riverside RM 446 + 2 bonus tracks.

1963

Kenny Dorham - The Flamboyan, Queens, NY, 1963  (Uptown UPCD 27.60)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Ronnie Matthews, piano; Steve Davis, bass; J.C. Moses, drums; Alan Grant, announcer.

"The Flamboyan", Queens, NY, January 15, 1963

Dorian
Alan Grant Speaks With The Band
I Can't Get Started
Summertime
Alan Grant Speaks
My Injun From Brazil (Una Mas)
Autumn Leaves
Alan Grant Speaks
Dynamo (Straight Ahead)

Kenny Dorham - Una Mas  (Blue Note BLP 4127)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock, piano; Butch Warren, bass; Anthony Williams, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 1, 1963

tk.6Sao Paulo
tk.9Straight Ahead
tk.13Una Mas (One More Time)

** also issued on Blue Note BST 84127, CDP 7 46515 2.

Kenny Dorham - Una Mas  (Blue Note CDP 7 46515 2)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock, piano; Butch Warren, bass; Anthony Williams, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 1, 1963

tk.16If Ever I Would Leave You

** reissue of Blue Note BLP 4127 + 1 bonus track.

Joe Henderson - Page One  (Blue Note BLP 4140)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Butch Warren, bass; Pete La Roca, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 3, 1963

tk.6Recorda-Me (Remember Me)
tk.12Jinrikisha
tk.14Blue Bossa
tk.18La Mesha
tk.20Out Of The Night
tk.25Home Stretch

** also issued on Blue Note BST 84140, CDP 7 84140 2, BST 84140.

Joe Henderson - Our Thing  (Blue Note BLP 4152)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Andrew Hill, piano; Eddie Khan, bass; Pete La Roca, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 9, 1963

tk.14Our Thing
tk.17Escapade
tk.23Back Road
tk.27Pedro's Time
tk.28Teeter Totter

** also issued on Blue Note BST 84152, CDP 7 84152 2.

Joe Henderson - Our Thing  (Blue Note CDP 7 84152 2)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Andrew Hill, piano; Eddie Khan, bass; Pete La Roca, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 9, 1963

tk.10Teeter Totter (alternate take)

** reissue of Blue Note BLP 4152 + 1 bonus track.

Kenny Dorham Quintet - Scandia Skies  (SteepleChase (D) SCC-6011)

Kenny Dorham, Rolf Ericson, trumpet; Tete Montoliu, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.

"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, December 5, 1963

Solar
Scandia Skies
Manha De Carnaval
Woody'n You
It Could Happen To You

** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD-36011.
** part of SteepleChase (D) SCCD-37047/48 as "Scandia Story".

Kenny Dorham - Short Story  (SteepleChase (D) SCC-6010)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Allan Botschinsky, flugelhorn; Tete Montoliu, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.

"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, December 19, 1963

Short Story
Bye Bye Blackbird
Manha De Carnaval
The Touch Of Your Lips
My Funny Valentine

** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD-36010.
** part of SteepleChase (D) SCCD-37047/48 as "Scandia Story".

1964 (age 40)

Andrew Hill - Point Of Departure  (Blue Note BLP 4167)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Eric Dolphy, alto sax, bass clarinet, flute; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Andrew Hill, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Anthony Williams, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 21, 1964

1321 tk.6Refuge
1322 tk.8Dedication
1323 tk.10New Monastery
1324 tk.19Flight 19
1320 tk.24Spectrum

** also issued on Blue Note BST 84167, CDP 7 84167 2.
** part of Mosaic MR10-161, MD7-161 as "The Complete Blue Note Andrew Hill Sessions (1963-66)".

The Complete Blue Note Andrew Hill Sessions (1963-66)  (Mosaic MR10-161)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Eric Dolphy, alto sax, bass clarinet, flute; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Andrew Hill, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Anthony Williams, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 21, 1964

tk.7Dedication (alternate take)
tk.13New Monastery (alternate take)
tk.18Flight 19 (alternate take)

** also issued on Mosaic MD7-161.
** same as Blue Note BLP 4151 entitled "Black Fire" + BLP 4159 entitled "Judgment!" + BLP 4160 entitled "Smokestack" + BLP 4167 entitled "Point Of Departure" + BLP 4203 entitled "Andrew!!!" + BLP 4217 entitled "Compulsion!!!!!" + 27 bonus tracks.

Joe Henderson - In 'N Out  (Blue Note BLP 4166)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 10, 1964

1332 tk.6Punjab
1333 tk.9In 'N Out
1334 tk.11Short Story
1335 tk.14Brown's Town
1336 tk.19Serenity

** also issued on Blue Note BST 84166, CDP 7 46510 2, CDP 7243 8 29156 2 1.

Joe Henderson - In 'N Out  (Blue Note CDP 7243 8 29156 2 1)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 10, 1964

tk.7In 'N Out (alternate take)

** reissue of Blue Note BLP 4166 + 1 bonus track.

Kenny Dorham - Blowin' From New York 1964, Vol. 1  (Raretone (It) 5021-FC)

Kenny Dorham as Kenny Durham, trumpet; Barry Harris, piano; Julian Euell, bass; Al Heath, drums.

live in NYC, August 21, 1964

Introduction

Kenny Durham, Julian Euell, Barry Harris, And Al Heath - Jazz At P.S. 175, Volume One  (Harlem Youth Unlimited Records HYU 1001)

Kenny Dorham as Kenny Durham, trumpet; Barry Harris, piano; Julian Euell, bass; Al Heath, drums.: same session.

live in NYC, August 21, 1964

Confirmation
Ma She's Making Eyes At Me
Round Midnight
New York Theme
Tin Tin Deo

Kenny Dorham - Trompeta Toccata  (Blue Note BLP 4181)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Albert Heath, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 14, 1964

1434 tk.4The Fox
1435 tk.6Night Watch
1436 tk.10Trompeta Toccata
1437 tk.11Mamacita

** also issued on Blue Note BST 84181, CDP 7 84181 2.

1965

Various Artists - 3/27/65 - Charlie Parker 10th Memorial Concert Recorded Live At Carnegie Hall  (Limelight LM-82017)

Kenny Dorham, Dizzy Gillespie, Howard McGhee, trumpet; J.J. Johnson as C.C. Siegel, trombone; Lee Konitz, alto sax; Billy Taylor, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

"Charlie Parker 10th Memorial Concert", "Carnegie Hall", NYC, March 27, 1965

35155Medley: Bird Watcher / Disorder At The Border

** also issued on Limelight LS-86017, 826 985-2.

Various Artists - A Trumpet Tribute To Fats Navarro, Clifford Brown And Booker Little  (Trip Jazz TLX-5036)

Kenny Dorham, Bill Hardman, Richard Williams, trumpet; Lonnie Liston Smith, piano; Peck Morrison, bass; Walter Perkins, drums.

NYC, circa 1965

Confirmation
Sweet Clifford
Blues

1966

Kenny Dorham - Last But Not Least 1966, Vol. 2  (Raretone (It) 5022-FC)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Red, alto sax; Cedar Walton, piano; John Ore, bass; Hugh Walker as Hugh Walter, drums.

"Half Note", NYC, February 25, 1966

Jong-Fu
Introduction
Spring Is Here
Somewhere In The Night
The Shadow Of Your Smile
Straight Ahead

Duke Ellington, Thad Jones, Kenny Dorham, Howard McGhee - I Giganti Del Jazz, Vol. 64  (Curcio (It) GJ-64)

Kenny Dorham, Thad Jones, Howard McGhee, trumpet; Billy Taylor, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Albert Heath, drums.

NYC, July 4, 1966

The Theme
Blues

** also issued on Europa Jazz (It) EJ-1039 as "Europa Jazz".

1967

The Cedar Walton Trio, Quartet And Quintet - Cedar!  (Prestige PR 7519)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Junior Cook, tenor sax #1,4,5; Cedar Walton, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

NYC, July 10, 1967

1.Turquoise Twice
2.Twilight Waltz
3.Short Stuff
4.Head And Shoulders
5.Come Sunday

** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-462, OJCCD-462-2.

The Cedar Walton Trio, Quartet And Quintet - Cedar!  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-462-2)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Junior Cook, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

NYC, July 10, 1967

Take The "A" Train

** reissue of Prestige PR 7519 + 1 bonus track.

1968

The Barry Harris Sextet - Bull's Eye!  (Prestige PR 7600)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charles McPherson, tenor sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Barry Harris, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Impact Sound Studios, NYC, June 4, 1968

Bull's Eye
Off Monk
Barengo
Oh So Basal

** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1082-2.

Toshiko Akiyoshi Quintet - Toshiko At Top Of The Gate  (Nippon Columbia (J) XMS-10008-CT)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Lew Tabackin, tenor sax, flute; Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Mickey Roker, drums.

"Top Of The Gate-Village Gate", Greenwich Village, NY, July 30, 1968

Introduction
Opus No. Zero
The Firstnight
Phrygian Waterfall
Let's Roll In Sake
How Insensitive
Morning Of The Carnival
The Night Song
Willow Weep For Me
My Elegy

** also issued on Nippon Columbia (J) SL-5108-N.

Cecil Payne - Zodiac  (Strata-East SES-19734)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Cecil Payne, baritone, alto sax; Wynton Kelly, piano, organ; Wilbur Ware, bass; Albert Heath as Albert Kuumba Heath, drums.

Town Sound Studios, Englewood, NJ, December 16, 1968

Martin Luther King, Jr. / I Know Love
Girl, You Got A Home
Slide Hampton
Follow Me
Flying Fish

1969

Clifford Jordan - In The World  (Strata-East SES-19721)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Julian Priester, trombone; Clifford Jordan, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Richard Davis, Wilbur Ware, bass; Ed Blackwell, Roy Haynes, drums.

Town Sound Studios, Englewood, NJ, spring 1969

Ouagoudougou
872

1970

Various Artists - Charlie Parker Memorial Concert  (Cadet 2CA 60002)

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Ray Nance, trumpet, violin; Joe Daley, tenor sax; Richard Abrams, piano; Rufus Reid, bass; Wilbur Campbell, drums.

"Charlie Parker Memorial Concert", "North Park Hotel", Chicago, IL, August 16, 1970

18782Just Friends
18783Summertime

** also issued on Chess CH2-92510.