Kenny Drew Catalog

1950 (age 22)

Howard McGhee / Introducing The Kenny Drew Trio   Blue Note 7243 4 95747 2 4   1998

Howard McGhee, trumpet; Jay Jay Johnson, trombone; Brew Moore, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Curley Russell, bass; Max Roach, drums.

WOR Studios, NYC, January 23, 1950

BN370-1Lo-Flame (alternate take)

** same as Howard McGhee's All Stars - The McGhee-Navarro Sextet, Blue Note BLP 5012 in 1952 + Kenny Drew - New Faces-New Sounds, BLP 5023 in 1953 + 3 bonus tracks.

Howard McGhee All Stars/Howard McGhee Sextet   Blue Note (J) K18P-9274   1983

Howard McGhee, trumpet; Jay Jay Johnson, trombone; Brew Moore, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Curley Russell, bass; Max Roach, drums.: same session.

WOR Studios, NYC, January 23, 1950

BN370-2Lo-Flame
BN371-1Fuguetta
BN372-0Fluid Drive
BN373-0Meciendo
BN374-0Donnellon Square
BN375-1I'll Remember April

** same as Howard McGhee's All Stars - The McGhee-Navarro Sextet, Blue Note BLP 5012 in 1952 + Howard McGhee Vol. 2, BLP 5024 in 1953.

Sonny Stitt - Stitt's Bits   Prestige PRLP 7133   1958

Sonny Stitt, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, February 17, 1950

JRC1008Avalon
JRC1011Mean To Me
JRC1012Stairway To The Stars

Sonny Stitt - Kaleidoscope   Prestige PRLP 7077   1957

Sonny Stitt, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same session.

NYC, February 17, 1950

JRC1009ALater
JRC1010AAin't Misbehavin'

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-060 in 1983, OJCCD-060-2 in 1992.

Lester Young - Pres   Charlie Parker PLP 402

Jesse Drakes, trumpet; Lester Young, tenor sax; Kenny Drew or Hank Jones, piano; Aaron Bell, bass; Jo Jones, drums; unknown, vocal.

Savoy Ballroom, NYC, circa February 22, 1950

Neenah (as Blues Tres)
I Cover The Waterfront
These Foolish Things
Lester Leaps In
Sunday
Destination Moon

Lester Young - Pres Is Blue   Charlie Parker PLP 405   1963

Jesse Drakes, trumpet; Lester Young, tenor sax; Kenny Drew or Hank Jones, piano; Aaron Bell, bass; Jo Jones, drums; unknown, vocal.: same session.

Savoy Ballroom, NYC, circa February 22, 1950

Pennies From Heaven
Stardust
Mean To Me
Stardust
On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Three Little Words

Lester Young - Jammin' With Lester Vol. 2   Jazz Archives JA 34

Jesse Drakes, trumpet; Lester Young, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Joe Shulman, bass; Jo Jones, drums.

Argyle Lounge, Chicago, IL, April 2, 1950

Tea For Two
D.B. Blues
Blue And Sentimental
Lester Leaps In

Charlie Parker - "More Unissued" Vol. 2   Royal Jazz (D) RJD 506   1990

Red Rodney, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Bob Garrity, "Symphony Sid" Torin, announcer.

WJZ radio broadcast, Birdland, NYC, December 8, 1950

Jumpin' With Symphony Sid
Anthropology
Embraceable You
Cheryl
Salt Peanuts
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid

Teddy Edwards, Dexter Gordon, Leo Parker, Wardell Gray - The Foremost!   Onyx ORI 201   1972

James Robertson, trumpet; Henry Durant, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Eddie Bourne, drums.

Philadelphia, PA, December 28, 1950

Leo Leaps In (take 1) (as On The House (take 1))
Leo Leaps In (take 2) (as On The House (take 2))
Leo Leaps In (take 3) (as On The House (take 3))
Solitude
LP-2Rolling With Parker (as Rollin' With Leo)
LP-1Woody (as Symphony In Sid)

Leo Parker And Sax Gill - Back To Back Baritones   Krazy Kat (E) KK 829   1988

James Robertson, trumpet; Henry Durant, tenor sax; Leo Parker, baritone sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Dillon "Curley" Russell, bass; Eddie Bourne, drums.

Philadelphia, PA, December 28, 1950

Rolling With Parker (unreleased take)

** also released on Collectables COL-CD-5329 in 1990.

1951

Miles Davis - Birdland 1951   Blue Note 7243 5 41779 2 7   2004

Miles Davis, trumpet; J.J. Johnson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

broadcast, Birdland, NYC, February 17, 1951

Out Of The Blue
Half Nelson
Tempus Fugit
Move

Oscar Pettiford - Swingin' Till The Girls Come Home / Bei Mir Bist Du Schon   Mercer M 1966

Howard McGhee, trumpet; Joe Roland, vibes; Kenny Drew, piano; Oscar Pettiford, cello; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

NYC, April 28, 1951

M4024Swingin' Till The Girls Come Home
M4028Bei Mir Bist Du Schon

** also released on Vogue (E) V 2083; Swing (F) SW 373.

Hooray For Miles Davis Vol. Two   Session Disc 102   1970s

Miles Davis, trumpet; J.J. Johnson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

broadcast, Birdland, NYC, June 2, 1951

Move (mistitled as Moo/Mod)
Half Nelson (two)
Down (mistitled as Mick's Blues)
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid

Paul Quinichette - The Vice "Pres"   EmArcy MG-36027   1955

Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Bill Doggett, organ; Freddie Green, guitar; Jimmy Lewis, bass; Gus Johnson, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 5, 1951

4247-6Cross Fire
4579-1Sandstone
4580Prevue
4581-5No Time

** also released on Universal (J) UCCM-9119 in 2002; Verve 314 543 750-2.

Paul Quinichette - The Vice "Pres"   Verve 314 543 750-2

Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Bill Doggett, organ; Freddie Green, guitar; Jimmy Lewis, bass; Gus Johnson, drums.: same session.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 5, 1951

4247-2Cross Fire
4247-4-
4579-4Sandstone
4581-3No Time

** originally released on EmArcy MG-36027 in 1955 + 6 bonus tracks.

Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz Quartet, Art Blakey And Kenny Drew   Prestige PRLP 7029   1956

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Apex Studios, NYC, December 17, 1951

267Time On My Hands
268Mambo Bounce
269This Love Of Mine
270Shadrack
271Slow Boat To China
272With A Song In My Heart
273Scoops
274Newk's Fadeaway

** also released on Sonny Rollins - Sonny & The Stars, Prestige PRLP 7269 in 1963, PRST 7269 in 1963. and on Sonny Rollins - First Recordings!, Prestige PRST 7856 in 1971. and on Original Jazz Classics OJC-011 in 1982, OJCCD-011-2 in 1988.

1952

Buddy DeFranco And His Quartet   MGM (E) EP 618

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Kenny Drew, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Teddy Kotick, bass; Arthur Taylor, drums.

NYC, February 27, 1952

52S-103Lady Be Good
52S-104Buddy's Blues

same personnel.

NYC, March 3, 1952

52S-114Pennywhistle Blues

Buddy DeFranco   MGM E-3396   1956

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Kenny Drew, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Teddy Kotick, bass; Arthur Taylor, drums.: same personnel.

NYC, February 27, 1952

52S-105Gone With The Wind
52S-106Sweet Georgia Brown

same personnel.

NYC, March 3, 1952

52S-112Get Happy
52S-113Cairo
52S-115Samia Shuffle

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Kenny Drew, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, June 30, 1952

52S-3107Just One Of Those Things
52S-3108Street Of Dreams
52S-3109Carioca

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, July 23, 1952

52S-3123The Way You Look Tonight
52S-3124Sophisticated Lady
52S-3125Lover Come Back To Me
52S-3126I Got It Bad

Buddy DeFranco And His Quartet   MGM (E) EP 501

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Kenny Drew, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, June 30, 1952

52S-3110Easy Living

Buddy DeFranco And Hank D'Amico - Modern Clarinets   Verve (J) POJJ-15144   1993

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Kenny Drew, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Louis Martinez, congas; unidentified strings, Richard Maltby, arranger, conductor.

NYC, October 2, 1952

52S-386Street Scene
52S-387Summertime
52S-388Kamasutra
52S-389Over The Rainbow

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Kenny Drew, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Art Blakey, drums; unidentified strings, Richard Maltby, arranger, conductor.

NYC, January, 1953

53S-185The Song From Moulin Rouge
53S-186Many Are The Times
53S-187Lost In The Night
53S-188I'm Getting Sentimental Over You

Frankie Socolow, John Hardee, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Paul Quinichette - Bebop Revisited Vol. 6   Xanadu 208   1986

Paul Quinichette as Vice Prez, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Gene Ramey, bass; Gus Johnson, drums.

NYC, December 8, 1952

4005You Belong To Me
4006Green Is Blue

Stan Getz, Paul Quinichette, Wardell Gray - A Look At Yesterday   Mainstream MDCD 722   1991

Paul Quinichette as Vice Prez, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Gene Ramey, bass; Gus Johnson, drums.: same session.

NYC, December 8, 1952

4007-?Birdland Jump (alternate take)

Stan Getz - A Look At Yesterday   Mainstream 56025   1965

Paul Quinichette as Vice Prez, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Gene Ramey, bass; Gus Johnson, drums.: same session.

NYC, December 8, 1952

4007Birdland Jump
4008Sleepy Time Gal

** also released on Mainstream S/6025 in 1965; Vogue (F) INT 40019; Mainstream MRL 364 in 1972. and on Stan Getz, Gerry Mulligan, Wardell Gray, Dave Lambert, Benny Green, Allen Eager - Yesterday, America (F) AM 6159 in 1981.

1953

The Buddy DeFranco Quartet - Mr. Clarinet   Norgran MGN-1069   1956

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Kenny Drew, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, April 15, 1953

1208-9Ferdinando

same personnel.

NYC, April 20, 1953

1218-6But Not For Me

** also released on Verve MGV-8159 in 1957.

The Buddy DeFranco Quartet   Norgran MGN-1026   1955

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Kenny Drew, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

NYC, April 15, 1953

1209-3It Could Happen To Me
1210-5Autumn In New York
1211-8Bass On Balls
1212-4 | 63VK737Left Field
1213-3Show Eyes

same personnel.

NYC, April 20, 1953

1221-1Buddy's Blues

The Buddy DeFranco Quartet   Norgran EPN-123

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Kenny Drew, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

NYC, April 15, 1953

1213-?Show Eyes (alternate take)

Introducing The Kenny Drew Trio   Blue Note (J) BNJ-71002   1983

Kenny Drew, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 16, 1953

BN469-3 tk.4Lover Come Back To Me
BN470-1 tk.6Yesterdays (alternate take)
BN470-2 tk.7Yesterdays
BN471-0 tk.8Everything Happens To Me
BN472-1 tk.11Spring Will Be A Little Late
BN473-2 tk.14Be My Love
BN474-1 tk.16Drew's Blues
BN475-0 tk.17Gloria
BN476-1 tk.19Stella By Starlight
BN471-2 tk.20Everything Happens To Me (alternate take)

** originally released on New Faces-New Sounds, Blue Note BLP 5023 in 1953 + 2 bonus tracks.

The Buddy DeFranco Quartet - Jazz Tones   Norgran MGN-1068   1956

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Kenny Drew, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, April 20, 1953

1219-4When Your Lover Has Gone
1220-3The Things We Did Last Summer

** also released on Verve MGV-8158 in 1957.

Oscar Peterson Trio And The Buddy De Franco Quartet - 1953 Live: At The Blue Note Chicago   Jazz Band (E) EBCD 2111-2   1992

Buddy De Franco, clarinet; Kenny Drew, piano; Eugene Wright, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

The Blue Note, Chicago, IL, April 24, 1953

Introduction
Somebody Loves Me
The Things We Did Last Summer
Cairo

same personnel.

The Blue Note, Chicago, IL, May 1, 1953

Introduction
Street Of Dreams
Easy Livin'

Gerry Mulligan With Chet Baker And Buddy DeFranco   Gene Norman Presents GNP 56

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Kenny Drew, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Art Blakey, drums; "Sabu" Martinez, congas #6; Herman McCoy's Swing Choir, vocal group.

Los Angeles, CA, June 5, 1953

1. GNP103Handful Of Stars
2. -Star Sapphire
3. -Stella By Starlight
4. GNP104Stairway To The Stars
5. -Star Eyes
6. GNP104 | GNP-EP-112Star Of Africa

Buddy DeFranco - Takes You To The Stars   Gene Norman Presents Vol. 2

Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Kenny Drew, piano; Gene Wright, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Herman McCoy's Swing Choir, vocal group.

Los Angeles, CA, June 5, 1953

GNP103It Wasn't The Stars (That Thrilled Me)

** also released on Vogue (E) LDE 077; Jazz Selection (F) JSLP 50012.

The Modernity Of Kenny Drew   Norgran MGN-1002   1954

Kenny Drew, piano; Eugene Wright, bass; Charles Wright, drums.

1953

1269-3Bluesville
1270-1Angie
1271-3I'll Remember April
1272-1I Can Make You Love Me (solo)
1273-1My Beautiful Lady
1274-1Many Miles Away

Kenny Drew, piano; Eugene Wright, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, September 2, 1954

1924-1Four And Five
1925-1Polka Dots And Moonbeams (solo)
1926-1Lo Flame
1927-252nd Street Theme
1928-1Chartreuse
1929-1Kenny's Blues

** also scheduled on Kenny Drew And His Progressive Piano, Verve MGV-8156.
** also released on Kenny Drew And His Progressive Piano, Norgran MGN-1066 in 1956.

1954

Zoot Sims - Good Old Zoot   New Jazz NJLP 8280   1963

Stu Williamson, trumpet, valve trombone; Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Ralph Pena as Ralph Penna, bass; Jimmy Pratt, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, July 16, 1954

639Howdy Podner
640Toot No. 2
641Indian Summer
642What's New

Clifford Brown All Stars - Caravan   EmArcy MG-36102   1956

Clifford Brown, trumpet; Herb Geller, Joe Maini, alto sax #2; Walter Benton, tenor sax #2; Kenny Drew, piano; Curtis Counce, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Capitol Melrose Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 11, 1954

1. 10887Caravan
2. 10888Autumn In New York

Clifford Brown - The Boss Man   Time LP 8

Clifford Brown, trumpet; Kenny Drew, piano; Curtis Counce, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Capitol Melrose Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 11, 1954

10887Caravan (The Boss Man)

Various Artists - Mercury 40th Anniversary V.S.O.P. Album   Mercury (J) 25PJ-58/61   1984

Clifford Brown, trumpet; Herb Geller, Joe Maini, alto sax; Walter Benton, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Curtis Counce, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Capitol Melrose Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 11, 1954

10885Coronado (aka Coronodo) (rehearsal take)

** also released on Mercury (J) 30JD-22/25 in 1984.

Clifford Brown - Jams 2   EmArcy (J) 195J-2   1983

Clifford Brown, trumpet; Herb Geller, Joe Maini, alto sax; Walter Benton, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Curtis Counce, bass; Max Roach, drums.: same session.

Capitol Melrose Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 11, 1954

10885-6Coronado (aka Coronodo)

Various Artists - Best Coast Jazz   EmArcy MG-36039   1955

Clifford Brown, trumpet; Herb Geller, Joe Maini, alto sax; Walter Benton, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Curtis Counce, bass; Max Roach, drums.: same session.

Capitol Melrose Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 11, 1954

10885-10Coronado (aka Coronodo)
10886-1You Go To My Head

Various Artists - Best Coast Jazz   EmArcy EP-1-6141

Clifford Brown, trumpet; Herb Geller, Joe Maini, alto sax; Walter Benton, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Curtis Counce, bass; Max Roach, drums.: same session.

Capitol Melrose Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 11, 1954

10885-10Coronado (edited version)
10886-1You Go To My Head (edited version)

1955

Dexter Gordon - Daddy Plays The Horn   Bethlehem BCP-36   1956

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, September 18, 1955

Daddy Plays The Horn
Confirmation
Darn That Dream
Number Four
Autumn In New York
You Can Depend On Me

** also released on Dexter Gordon Plays, Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-154.

Various Artists - Jazz West Coast Vol. 2   Pacific Jazz JWC-501   1956

Jack Sheldon, trumpet; Joe Maini, alto sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.

Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, November 18, 1955

Contour

** also released on World Pacific JWC-501 in 1958.

Various Artists - The Blues   Pacific Jazz JWC-502   1956

Jack Sheldon, trumpet; Joe Maini, alto sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.: same session.

Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, November 18, 1955

Leroy's Blues

** also released on World Pacific JWC-502 in 1958.

Various Artists - The Hard Swing   World Pacific JWC-508   1958

Jack Sheldon, trumpet; Joe Maini, alto sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.: same session.

Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, November 18, 1955

It's Only A Paper Moon

Talkin' & Walkin' With The Kenny Drew Quartet   Jazz: West JWLP-4   1956

Joe Maini, alto, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.

Capitol Melrose Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December, 1955

IM-4021Talkin'-Walkin'
IM-4022In The Prescribed Manner
IM-4023Prelude To A Kiss
IM-4024Wee Dot
IM-4025Hidden Channel
IM-4026Deadline
IM-4027I'm Old Fashioned
IM-4028Minor Blues
IM-4029Walkin'-Talkin'

** also released on Blue Note CDP 7 84439 2 in 1989; Pacific Jazz (J) CJ28-5159.

1956

Leonard Feather - Swingin' On The Vibories   ABC-Paramount ABC-110   1956

Sonny Clark, piano #1,2, vibories #3,4; Kenny Drew, vibories #1,2, piano #3,4; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, January 26, 1956

1.Bluesology
2.Body And Soul
3.Ornithology
4.People Will Say We're In Love

Sonny Criss - Jazz U.S.A.   Imperial LP-9006   1956

Sonny Criss, alto sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Bill Woodson, bass; Chuck Thompson, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, January 26, 1956

IM-981Easy Living
IM-982Criss Cross
IM-983Willow Weep For Me
IM-984Alabamy Bound

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, February 24, 1956

IM-1012Something's Gotta Give
IM-1013These Foolish Things
IM-1014West Coast Blues
IM-1015Blue Friday

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, March 23, 1956

IM-1034More Than You Know
IM-1035Sunday
IM-1036Sweet Georgia Brown
IM-1037Ham's Blues

Jane Fielding, Kenny Drew - Embers Glow   Jazz: West JWLP-5   1956

Joe Maini, alto sax; Ted Efantis, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums; Jane Fielding, vocal.

Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February, 1956

IM-3996Our Waltz
IM-3998Along With Me
IM-3999In Love In Vain
IM-4000'Round Midnight
IM-4003Right Girl For Me

Joe Maini, alto sax; Ted Efantis, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums; Jane Fielding, vocal.

Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March, 1956

IM-3995Embers Glow
IM-3997Key Largo
IM-4001Too Marvelous For Words
IM-4002Make The Men Love Me
IM-4004All Dressed Up Tonight And No Place To Go

Paul Chambers - Chambers' Music   Jazz: West JWLP-7   1956

John Coltrane, tenor sax #1-3,5,6; Kenny Drew, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Philadelphia Joe Jones, drums.

United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March 1 or 2, 1956

1. IM-3532Dexterity
2. IM-3533Stablemates
3. IM-3534Easy To Love
4. IM-3535Visitations
5. IM-3536John Paul Jones
6. IM-3537Eastbound

** also released on Score SLP-4033 in 1958; Imperial LP-9182-A in 1962, LP-12182-A in 1962.

Zoot Sims - 5658   Marshmallow (J) MMEX-116-CD   2009

Jack Sheldon, trumpet; Joe Maini, alto sax; Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Bob Bertaux, bass; Gary Frommer, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, probably spring 1956

I'll Remember April
A Night In Tunisia
Red Door
Broadway

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Originally   Columbia FC 38036

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Ira Sullivan, trumpet, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Wilbur Ware, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

NYC, June 25, 1956

CO56232Lil 'T
CO56233-1The New Message

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Drum Suite   Legacy CK 93637   2005

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Ira Sullivan, trumpet, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Wilbur Ware, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same session.

NYC, June 25, 1956

CO56233-3The New Message

** originally released on Columbia CL 1002 in 1957 + 3 bonus tracks.

The Cool Voice Of Rita Reys With The Jazz Messengers And The Wessel Ilcken Combo   Philips (Du) B 08006 L

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Ira Sullivan, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Wilbur Ware, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Rita Reys, vocal.

NYC, June 25, 1956

CO56230My One And Only Love
CO56231Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year

** also released on The Cool Voice Of Rita Reys, Columbia CL 903 in 1956.

Presenting Ernie Henry   Riverside RLP 12-222   1956

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

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, August 23 and 30, 1956

Gone With The Wind
Orient
Free Flight
Checkmate
Active Ingredients
I Should Care
Cleo's Chant

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-102 in 1984, OJCCD-1920-2 in 1999.

Ernie Henry - Last Chorus   Riverside RLP 12-266   1958

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

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, August 23 and 30, 1956

Cleo's Chant (unissued version)

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-086 in 1983, OJCCD-1906-2 in 1998.

Kenny Drew Trio   Riverside RLP 12-224   1956

Kenny Drew, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September 20 and 26, 1956

Caravan
Come Rain Or Come Shine
Ruby My Dear
Weird-O
Taking A Chance On Love
When You Wish Upon A Star
Blues For Nica
It's Only A Paper Moon

** also released on Kenny Drew, Philly Joe Jones, Paul Chambers - Tough Piano Trio, Jazzland JLP 9 in 1960. and on Original Jazz Classics OJC-065 in 1983, OJCCD-065-2 in 1992.

Art Farmer - Farmer's Market   Prestige PRLP 8203   1958

Art Farmer, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax #3-6; Kenny Drew, piano; Addison Farmer, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 23, 1956

1. 1019Reminiscing
2. 1020By Myself
3. 1021Wailin' With Hank
4. 1022Ad-Dis-Un
5. 1023Farmer's Market
6. 1024With Prestige

** also released on New Jazz PRLP 8203 in 1958+, NJLP 8203 in 1959; Original Jazz Classics OJC-398 in 1989, OJCCD-398-2 in 1989.

Sonny Rollins - Tour De Force   Prestige PRLP 7126   1958

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums; Earl Coleman, vocal #2,3.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 7, 1956

1. 1031B. Swift
2. 1032My Ideal
3. 1034Two Different Worlds
4. 1035Ee-Ah
5. 1036B. Quick

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-095 in 1984, OJCCD-095-2 in 1989.

Sonny Rollins - Sonny Boy   Prestige PRLP 7207   1961

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 7, 1956

1033Sonny Boy

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-348 in 1989, OJCCD-348-2 in 1989.

1957

Kenny Drew - A Harry Warren Showcase   Judson L 3004   1957

Kenny Drew, piano; accompanied by Wilbur Ware, bass.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, February, 1957

You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby
Lullaby Of Broadway
Remember Me?
Jeepers Creepers
I Only Have Eyes For You
You're My Everything
You'll Never Know
The Boulevard Of Broken Dreams
You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me
Serenade In Blue
About A Quarter To Nine
September In The Rain

** part of Kenny Drew Plays The Music Of Harry Warren And Harold Arlen, Milestone MCD-47070-2 in 1995.

Kenny Drew - A Harold Arlen Showcase   Judson L 3005   1957

Kenny Drew, piano; accompanied by Wilbur Ware, bass.: same session.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, February, 1957

Come Rain Or Come Shine
That Old Black Magic
Over The Rainbow
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea
As Long As I Live
It's Only A Paper Moon
Stormy Weather
I've Got The World On A String
Let's Fall In Love
Ill Wind
Blues In The Night
Get Happy

** part of Kenny Drew Plays The Music Of Harry Warren And Harold Arlen, Milestone MCD-47070-2 in 1995.

Kenny Drew Quintet/Quartet - This Is New   Riverside RLP 12-236   1957

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Wilbur Ware, bass; G.T. Hogan, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, March 28, 1957

This Is New
Carol
It's You Or No One

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Kenny Drew, piano; Wilbur Ware, bass; G.T. Hogan, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, April 3, 1957

You're My Thrill
Little T
Paul's Pal
Why Do I Love You?

** also released on Donald Byrd, Hank Mobley, Kenny Drew - Hard Bop, Jazzland JLP 6 in 1960. and on Original Jazz Classics OJC-483 in 1990, OJCCD-483-2 in 1990.

John Coltrane - Blue Train: The Complete Masters   Blue Note B0036125-02   2022

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; "Philly" Joe Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 15, 1957

Blue Train (false start)
tk.7Blue Train (alternate take 7)
tk.4Moment's Notice (alternate take 4)
tk.1Lazy Bird (alternate take 1)
tk.5AMoment's Notice (alternate take 5A (incomplete))

** same as Blue Train, Blue Note BLP 1577 in 1957 + 7 bonus tracks.

John Coltrane - Blue Train   Blue Note BLP 1577   1957

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; "Philly" Joe Jones, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 15, 1957

tk.3Lazy Bird
tk.6Moment's Notice
tk.9/8Blue Train
tk.11Locomotion
tk.12I'm Old Fashioned

** also released on Blue Note BST 81577 in 1960, CDP 7 46095 2 in 1985, ST-46095 in 1997, B0035203-01 in 2022. and on The Ultimate Blue Train, Blue Note CDP 7243 8 53428 0 6 in 1997.
** part of Blue Train: The Complete Masters, Blue Note B0035204-01 in 2022, B0036125-02 in 2022.

John Coltrane - The Ultimate Blue Train   Blue Note CDP 7243 8 53428 0 6   1997

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; "Philly" Joe Jones, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 15, 1957

tk.2Lazy Bird (alternate take)

** originally released on Blue Train, Blue Note BLP 1577 in 1957 + 2 bonus tracks.

Various Artists - Blue Trails: The Rare Tracks   Blue Note (J) TOCJ-1601   1996

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; "Philly" Joe Jones, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 15, 1957

tk.8Blue Train (alternate take)

Pal Joey By The Kenny Drew Trio   Riverside RLP 12-249   1958

Kenny Drew, piano; Wilbur Ware, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 15, 1957

Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered
Do It The Hard Way
I Didn't Know What Time It Was
Happy Hunting Horn
I Could Write A Book
What Is A Man?
My Funny Valentine
The Lady Is A Tramp

** also released on The Kenny Drew Trio - Pal Joey, Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1809-2 in 1992.

Jean Thielemans - Man Bites Harmonica!   Riverside RLP 12-257   1958

Pepper Adams, baritone sax #1,3-6,8; Jean Thielemans, harmonica #1,2,4-6,8, guitar #3,4,7; Kenny Drew, piano; Wilbur Ware, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, December 30, 1957, and January 7, 1958

1.East Of The Sun
2.Don't Blame Me
3.18th Century Ballroom
4.Soul Station
5.Fundamental Frequency
6.Strutting With Some Barbecue
7.Imagination
8.Isn't It Romantic

** also released on Riverside RLP 1125 in 1959; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1738 in 1989, OJCCD-1738-2 in 1989.

Kenny Drew - I Love Jerome Kern   Riverside RLP 12-811   1957

Kenny Drew, piano; accompanied by Wilbur Ware, bass.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, 1957

The Way You Look Tonight
I've Told Every Little Star
Can't Help Lovin' That Man Of Mine
Make Believe
I'm Old Fashioned
All The Things You Are
Long Ago And Far Away
All Through The Day
The Song Is You
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
Why Do I Love You?
Yesterdays

1958 (age 30)

Johnny Griffin Sextet   Riverside RLP 12-264   1958

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

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, February 25, 1958

1.Stix' Trix
2.What's New?
3.Woody'n You
4.Johnny G.G.
5.Catharsis

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1827-2 in 1994.

Johnny Griffin Quartet - Way Out   Riverside RLP 12-274   1958

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

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, February, 1958

Where's Your Overcoat, Boy?
Hot Sausage
Sunny Monday
Cherokee
Terry's Tune
Little John

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1855-2 in 1994.

Chet Baker Sings - It Could Happen To You   Riverside RLP 12-278   1958

Chet Baker, trumpet, vocal; Kenny Drew, piano; George Morrow, bass #1,2,5,7,8; Sam Jones, bass #3,4,6,9,10; Philly Joe Jones, drums #1,2,5-8,10; Danny Richmond, drums #3,4,9.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, August, 1958

1.Do It The Hard Way
2.I'm Old Fashioned
3.You're Driving Me Crazy
4.It Could Happen To You
5.My Heart Stood Still
6.The More I See You
7.Everything Happens To Me
8.Dancing On The Ceiling
9.How Long Has This Been Going On
10.Old Devil Moon

** also released on Riverside RLP 1120 in 1959; Original Jazz Classics OJC-303 in 1987, OJCCD-303-2 in 1987, OJC-32329 in 2010.

Chet Baker Sings - It Could Happen To You   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-303-2   1987

Chet Baker, trumpet, vocal; Kenny Drew, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, August, 1958

While My Lady Sleeps (take 10)
You Make Me Feel So Young (take 5)

** originally released on Riverside RLP 12-278 in 1958 + 2 bonus tracks.

Chet Baker Sings - It Could Happen To You   Original Jazz Classics OJC-32329   2010

Chet Baker, trumpet, vocal; Kenny Drew, piano; Sam Jones, bass #1; George Morrow, bass #2; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, August, 1958

1.The More I See You (take 8)
2.Everything Happens To Me (take 2)

** originally released on Riverside RLP 12-278 in 1958 + 4 bonus tracks.

Buddy Rich - The Cinch   Spotlite (E) SPJ 149

Ole Hansen, trombone #2,3; Sonny Criss, alto sax #2,3; Kenny Drew, piano; Phil Leshin, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.

Birdland, NYC, November 7, 1958

1.If I Were A Bell
2.Four
3.In A Prescribed Manner

Ole Hansen, trombone #2,3; Sonny Criss, alto sax #2-4; Kenny Drew, piano; Phil Leshin, bass; Buddy Rich, drums; Dave Lambert Singers, vocal trio #1.

Birdland, NYC, November 8, 1958

1.Ev'ry Day
2.The Cinch
3.I Don't Wanna Be Kissed
4.Our Delight

Harry "Sweets" Edison - Sweetenings   Roulette R-52023   1959

Harry Edison, trumpet; Kenny Drew, piano; John Simmons, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

NYC, November 14, 1958

Harriet
Sweetenings
Paradise
It Happened In Monterey

** also released on Roulette SR-52023 in 1959.

1960

The Modern Jazz Orchestra   Criteria CRR 5

John Georgini, Bill Robbins, Duke Schuster, trumpet; Gene Goe, trumpet, arranger; Lon Norman, trombone; Loren Reichert, French horn; Jim Lawrence, tuba; Jerry Brockman, Kirby Campbell, Jimmy Casals, Gus Mas, Billy Miller, Berry Polger, sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Bill Christ, bass; Bill Ladley, drums; Don Vincent, arranger.

Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, FL, May, 1960

Black Pits Of Luna
Flamenco Sketches
Eulogy
Waltz For Stephen
Off The Grate
Blue Monk
Don's Idea
Night In Tunisia

Jackie McLean, Tina Brooks - Street Singer   Blue Note (J) GXF-3067   1980

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Tina Brooks, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 1, 1960

tk.3Melonae's Dance
tk.6Medina
tk.12Street Singer

** also released on Blue Note (J) GXK-8161 in 1981.

Jackie McLean - Jackie's Bag   Blue Note BLP 4051   1961

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Tina Brooks, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Taylor, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 1, 1960

tk.5Appointment In Ghana
tk.11Isle Of Java
tk.15A Ballad For Doll

** also released on Blue Note BST 84051 in 1970, CDP 7 46142 2 in 1987.

The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of The Tina Brooks Quintets   Mosaic MR4-106   1985

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Tina Brooks, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 20, 1960

tk.3Back To The Tracks
tk.7The Ruby And The Pearl
tk.11For Heaven's Sake
tk.13The Blues And I

Johnny Coles, trumpet; Tina Brooks, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Wilbur Ware, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 2, 1961

tk.1Dhyana
tk.6The Waiting Game
tk.7Talkin' About
tk.19David The King
tk.21One For Myrtle
tk.22Stranger In Paradise

** same as True Blue, Blue Note BLP 4041 in 1960 + Minor Move, (J) GXF-3072 in 1980 + 11 bonus tracks.

Kenny Dorham - Show Boat   Time 52024   1960?

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 released on Time S/2024 in 1961?.

Kenny Drew - Undercurrent   Blue Note BLP 4059   1961

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 11, 1960

tk.3The Pot's On
tk.7Lion's Den
tk.11Groovin' The Blues
tk.16Ballad
tk.19Undercurrent
tk.22Funk-Cosity

** also released on Blue Note BST 84059, CDP 7 84059 2 in 1987.

1961

Jackie McLean - Bluesnik   Blue Note BLP 4067   1962

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Pete La Roca, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 8, 1961

tk.5Blues Function
tk.7Cool Green
tk.8Goin' Way Blues
tk.15Torchin'
tk.20Drew's Blues
tk.20ABluesnik

** also released on Blue Note BST 84067 in 1962, CDP 7 84067 2 in 1989.

Jackie McLean - Bluesnik   Blue Note CDP 7 84067 2   1989

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Pete La Roca, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 8, 1961

tk.11Goin' Way Blues (alternate take)
tk.13Torchin' (alternate take)

** originally released on Blue Note BLP 4067 in 1962 + 2 bonus tracks.

Kenny Dorham - Whistle Stop   Blue Note BLP 4063   1961

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 released on Blue Note BST 84063 in 1967, B1-28978 in 1994, CDP 7243 8 28978 2 8 in 1994.

The Johnny Coles Quartet - The Warm Sound   Epic LA 16015

Johnny Coles, trumpet; Kenny Drew, piano; Peck Morrison, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

NYC, April 10 and 13, 1961

Room 3
Where
Come Rain Or Come Shine
Hi-Fly
Pretty And Strange
If I Should Lose You

** also released on Epic BA 17015.

Ted Curson - Plenty Of Horn   Old Town LP 2003

Ted Curson, trumpet; Eric Dolphy, flute #3,7; Bill Barron, tenor sax #1,2,4-6,8,9; Kenny Drew, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Pete La Roca, drums #1,2,4,8,9; Dannie Richmond, drums #3,7; Roy Haynes, drums #5,6.

Bell Sound Studios, NYC, April 11, 1961

1. 18652Caravan
2. 18653Nosruc
3. 18654The Things We Did Last Summer
4. 18655Dera's Blues
5. 18656Ahma
6. 18657Flatted Fifth
7. 18658Bali H'ai
8. 18659Antibes
9. 18660Mr. Teddy

Dexter Gordon - Landslide   Blue Note LT-1051   1980

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 9, 1961

tk.4Landslide

Dexter Gordon - Dexter Calling...   Blue Note BLP 4083   1961

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 9, 1961

tk.8Modal Mood
tk.13Clear The Dex
tk.20Soul Sister
tk.26Smile
tk.28Ernie's Tune
tk.32I Want More
tk.34The End Of A Love Affair

** also released on Blue Note BST 84083 in 1962, CDP 7 46544 2 in 1987.

Grant Green - Sunday Mornin'   Blue Note BLP 4099   1962

Kenny Drew, piano; Grant Green, guitar; Ben Tucker, bass; Ben Dixon, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 4, 1961

tk.3Come Sunrise
tk.11Freedom March
tk.17Sunday Morning
tk.19Exodus
tk.23God Bless The Child
tk.26So What

** also released on Blue Note BST 84099 in 1962, CDP 7243 8 52434 2 4 in 1996.

Grant Green - Sunday Mornin'   Blue Note CDP 7243 8 52434 2 4   1996

Kenny Drew, piano; Grant Green, guitar; Ben Tucker, bass; Ben Dixon, drums.: same session.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 4, 1961

tk.21Tracin' Tracy

** originally released on Blue Note BLP 4099 in 1962 + 1 bonus track.

The Hagood Hardy Quintet   Jazzline JAZ 33-05   not released

Ted Curson, trumpet; Hagood Hardy, vibes; Kenny Drew, piano; Bill Lee, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

Bell Sound Studios, NYC, August 14, 1961

Straight, No Chaser
Landscape
Flatten Fifth
Infra Rae

1963

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

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

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

Sophisticated Lady
Rhythm-a-ning

Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Wim Overgaauw, guitar; Robert Joseph, drums.

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

Body And Soul
Lover Man

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

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

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

Cherokee

1964

Daniel Humair - Surrounded 1964-1987   Flat & Sharp PAM 970

Eric Dolphy, alto sax, bass clarinet; Kenny Drew, piano; Guy Pedersen, bass; Daniel Humair, drums.

Paris, France, May 28, 1964

Les
Serene

Dexter Gordon - One Flight Up   Blue Note BLP 4176   1965

Donald Byrd, trumpet #1,2; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Art Taylor, drums; Frank Wolff, producer.

Studio Barclay, Paris, France, June 2, 1964

1. 1387 tk.13Coppin' The Haven
2. 1386 tk.17Tanya
3. 1388 tk.23Darn That Dream

** also released on Blue Note BST 84176 in 1965, CDP 7 84176 2 in 1989.

Dexter Gordon - One Flight Up   Blue Note CDP 7 84176 2   1989

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Art Taylor, drums; Frank Wolff, producer.

Studio Barclay, Paris, France, June 2, 1964

1389 tk.20Kong Neptune (aka King Neptune)

** originally released on Blue Note BLP 4176 in 1965 + 1 bonus track.

1965

Ben Webster Quartet - In A Mellow Tone   Vantage LP-510

Ben Webster, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.

live in Denmark, January 21, 1965

Pennies From Heaven
Blues In B-Flat
My Romance
In A Mellow Tone
How Long Has This Been Going On
Sunday

** also released on Ben Webster & Kenny Drew Trio - Live In Denmark, Vantage (J) CEJC00105 in 1990.

Ben Webster - Stormy Weather   Polydor (Eu) 2310 061   1970

Ben Webster, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.: same personnel.

Copenhagen, Denmark, January 30, 1965

Blues For Herluf
My Romance
Stormy Weather
That's All
Our Love Is Here To Stay
Londonderry Air
Mack The Knife
I Can't Get Started
The Theme
Friskin' The Frog
Teach Me Tonight

Ben Webster - Gone With The Wind   Black Lion (G) BLCD 760125

Ben Webster, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.: same personnel.

Copenhagen, Denmark, January 31, 1965

Perdido
Yesterdays
I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter
Set Call
Sunday
That's All
Gone With The Wind
Over The Rainbow
Indiana
Misty
Set Call

Stuff Smith And His Quartet - Blues In G   Vantage LP-509

Stuff Smith, violin; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, March 18, 1965

Skip It
Girl From Ipanema
Blues For Timme (as Jickle Blues)
I Can't Get Started
Bugle Blues (as Blues In G)
Tenderly
Take The A Train
Mack The Knife
Old Stinkin' Blues (as Whole Stinking Blues)

** also released on Live At The Montmartre, Storyville (D) SLP 4142 in 1988.

Stuff Smith - Swingin' Stuff   EmArcy MGE-26008   1965

Stuff Smith, violin; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, March 23, 1965

37299Bugle Blues
37300Only Time Will Tell
37301Old Stinkin' Blues
37302Mack The Knife
37303C-Jam Blues
37304One O'Clock Jump
37305My Blue Heaven
37306Blues For Timme
37307Take The "A" Train

** also released on EmArcy SRE-66008 in 1965. and on Stuff Smith Quartet - Swingin' Stuff, Storyville (D) SLP 4087 in 1985?.

Alex Riel Trio   Fona (D) PWS 111

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.

Copenhagen, Denmark, spring 1965

All Blues
Yesterdays
Django
Work Song
In A Way

Dexter Gordon - Loose Walk   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36032   2004

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 24, 1965

There'll Never Be Another You
Introduction By Dexter Gordon
Come Rain Or Come Shine
Introduction By Dexter Gordon
I Should Care
Introduction By Dexter Gordon
Loose Walk

Dexter Gordon - Misty   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36033   2004

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.: same personnel.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 8, 1965

Take The "A" Train
Shiny Stockings
Misty
Cheese Cake

Dexter Gordon - Heartaches   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36034   2004

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.: same personnel.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 5, 1965

Heartaches
Devilette
You've Changed
Introduction
So What (incomplete)

Dexter Gordon - Ladybird   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36035   2005

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 19, 1965

Ladybird
So What
Who Can I Turn To
Blues By Five (incomplete)

Ben Webster - Atmosphere For Lovers And Thieves   Polydor (G) 623 209

Ben Webster, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.

Copenhagen, Denmark, September 5, 1965

Autumn Leaves
Stardust
What's New
Easy To Love
Yesterdays
Bluelight
My Romance
The Days Of Wine And Roses

Lament For Booker Ervin   Enja (G) 2054   1975

Booker Ervin, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alan Dawson, drums.

Berlin Jazz Festival, Berlin, West Germany, October 29, 1965

Blues For You
Blues For You (cont.)

** also released on Inner City IC 3006 in 1977; Enja (G) CD 2054-2 in 1993.

Sonny Rollins Quintet In Europe   Unique Jazz (It) UJ 29   late 1970s

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Kenny Drew, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

broadcast, Berlin Jazz Festival, Berlin, West Germany, October 30, 1965

Oleo
Sonny's Blues

Dexter Gordon   Musica Jazz (It) 2MJP 1081

Albert Mangelsdorff, trombone; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Peter Truk, bass; Cees See, drums.

Berlin, West Germany, October 31, 1965

Dig

Benny Bailey, trumpet; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert Heath, drums.

Bologna, Italy, August 31, 1968

In Your Own Sweet Way

1966

Dexter Gordon - Stella By Starlight   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36036   2005

Pony Poindexter, alto sax, vocal; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Makaya Ntshoko, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, January 6, 1966

Stella By Starlight
Introduction
Satin Doll
Introduction
Round About Midnight
Introduction
Sonnymoon For Two (incomplete)

Brew Moore - Zonky   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36037   2005

Brew Moore, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Makaya Ntshoko, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, February 17, 1966

Gene's Blues
Introduction
I Should Care
Introduction
Donna Lee
Introduction
Zonky

Bjarne Rostvold 5, 4 & 3 - Switch   Odeon (D) MOEK 9

Allan Botschinsky, trumpet, flugelhorn; Ray Pitts, tenor sax, flute; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Bjarne Rostvold, drums.

Copenhagen, Denmark, June, 1966

Folk Music
Ill Wind
Coppin' The Haven
Wampoo
Suddenly It's Spring
Venusian Blue

Stuff Smith, Stephane Grappelly, Svend Asmussen, Jean-Luc Ponty - Violin-Summit   SABA (G) SB 15 099 ST   1967

Svend Asmussen, Stephane Grappelly, Jean-Luc Ponty, Stuff Smith, violin; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel as Axel Riehl, drums.

Jazz Im Fauteuil, Basel, Switzerland, September 30, 1966

Summit Soul
Pentup House
Timme's Blues
It Don't Mean A Thing
Pennies From Heaven
Only Time Will Tell
Hot Toddy

** also released on MPS (G) MPS 15 099 ST in 1967; MPS/BASF (G) CRM 626 in 1971, 21 20626-2 in 1973. and on Stuff Smith/Stephane Grappelly/Svend Asmussen/Jean-Luc Ponty - The Violin Summit, Prestige PRST 7631 in 1969.

Jazz Moments With Karin Krog   Breaktime (J) BRJ-4052

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Jon Christensen, drums; Karin Krog, vocal.

Oslo, Norway, November 11, 1966

Old Folks
I Got Your Number
Baby, Won't You Please Come Home

Jan Garbarek, tenor sax #1,3; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Jon Christensen, drums; Karin Krog, vocal.

Oslo, Norway, November 12, 1966

1.All Of You
2.Just In Time
3.Dearly Beloved
4.Glad To Be Unhappy
5.I Can't Get Started
6.Body And Soul

Jan Garbarek, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Jon Christensen, drums; Karin Krog, vocal.

Copenhagen, Denmark, 1966

I Got Your Number
Old Folks
All Of You
Baby, Won't You Please Come Home
Glad To Be Unhappy
Dearly Beloved
I Can't Get Stated
Just In Time
Body And Soul

Kenny Drew - Solo-Duo   Storyville (D) STCD 8274

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass.

Copenhagen, Denmark, 1966

Everything I Love
Ode To Mariann
Willow Weep For Me
Swingin' Till The Girls Come Home

Kenny Drew, piano.

Copenhagen, Denmark, December 15, 1978

Yesterdays
Blues For Nils
A Simple Need
Whisper Not

Kenny Drew, piano; Bo Stief, bass.

Grock, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 29, 1983

Blues For Nils
There Is No Greater Love
Ack Varmeland Du Skona
Bluesology

1967

Johnny Griffin - The Man I Love   Polydor (E) 583 734

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

Copenhagen, Denmark, March 30 and 31, 1967

The Man I Love
Hush-a-Bye
Blues For Harvey
The Masquerade Is Over
Sophisticated Lady
Wee

Johnny Griffin - You Leave Me Breathless   Black Lion (E) BLP 30134

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

Copenhagen, Denmark, March 30 and 31, 1967

Rhythm-a-ning
Old Folks
Wee
You Leave Me Breathless
Leave Me Alone Blues

Johnny Griffin - A Night In Tunisia   Trio (J) PA-9737

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

Copenhagen, Denmark, March 30 and 31, 1967

All The Things You Are
A Night In Tunisia
Edacity Like You
Indiana
Rhythm-a-ning

Dexter Gordon - The Squirrel   Blue Note CDP 7243 8 57302 2 1   2001

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Bo Stief, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 29, 1967

The Squirrel
Cheese Cake
You've Changed
Sonnymoon For Two

Ben Webster Plays Ballads   Storyville (D) SLP 4118

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

Pori, Finland, July 14, 1967, and March 6, 1968

My Romance
Willow Weep For Me

Ben Webster, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; unidentified orchestra.

Copenhagen, Denmark, April 18, 1968

Greensleeves

Dexter Gordon - The Montmartre Collection Vol. 1   Black Lion (E) BLP 30102   1981

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

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 20, 1967

Devilette
For All We Know
Sonnymoon For Two
Doxy

** also released on Black Lion (US) BL-108 in 1971. and on Both Sides Of Midnight, Black Lion (G) BLP 60103 in 1988, (G) BLCD 760103 in 1988.

Dexter Gordon - Both Sides Of Midnight   Black Lion (G) BLCD 760103   1988

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert Heath, drums.: same session.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 20, 1967

Misty

** originally released on The Montmartre Collection Vol. 1, Black Lion (E) BLP 30102 in 1981 + 1 bonus track.

Dexter Gordon - Blues Walk! - The Montmartre Collection Vol. II   Black Lion (E) BLP 30157   1974

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert Heath, drums.: same session.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 20, 1967

Like Someone In Love
Body And Soul
There Will Never Be Another You
Blues Walk

** also released on Black Lion (US) BL-309 in 1974. and on Body And Soul, Black Lion (G) BLP 60118 in 1988, (G) BLCD 760118 in 1988.

Dexter Gordon - Body And Soul   Black Lion (G) BLCD 760118   1988

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert Heath, drums.: same session.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 20, 1967

Come Rain Or Come Shine

** originally released on Blues Walk! - The Montmartre Collection Vol. II, Black Lion (E) BLP 30157 in 1974 + 1 bonus track.

Dexter Gordon - Live! At The Jazzhus Montmartre   Jazz Colours (G) 874727-2

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert Heath, drums.: same personnel.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 21 or 20, 1967

I Should Care
Darn That Dream
Now's The Time
Satin Doll
What's New

Dexter Gordon - Take The 'A' Train   Black Lion (G) BLCD 760133   1989

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert Heath, drums.: same personnel.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 21, 1967

Intro By Dexter Gordon
But Not For Me
Take The 'A' Train
For All We Know (2nd version)
Blues Walk (2nd version)
I Guess I'll Have To Hang My Tears Out To Dry
Love For Sale

Dexter Gordon - Those Were The Days   Moon (It) MCD 059-2   1994

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert Heath, drums.: same personnel.

live in Denmark, August 5, 1967

Soy Califa

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Makaya Ntshoko, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 8, 1969

Those Were The Days
Fried Bananas

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; unknown, drums; with Red Rodney, trumpet #1.

live in Holland, 1971

1.Buzzy
2.The Rainbow People

1968 (age 40)

Coleman Hawkins - Master Of Jazz Vol. 12   Storyville (D) SLP 4112

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

Copenhagen, Denmark, February 13, 1968

Lover Man
Sweet Georgia Brown

Hank Mobley With The Kenny Drew Trio - Blue Bossa   SSJ (J) XQAM-1630   2014

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

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, March 10, 1968

Blue Bossa
Alone Together
Summertime
Workout

Ben Webster - Master Of Jazz Vol. 5   Storyville (D) SLP 4105

Palle Bolvig, Allan Botschinsky, Perry Knudsen, Palle Mikkelborg, trumpet; Per Espersen, Ole Kurt Jensen, Torolf Molgaard, Axel Windfeld, trombone; Dexter Gordon, Uffe Karskov, Bent Nielsen, Sahib Shihab, Jesper Thilo, Ben Webster, reeds; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert Heath, drums; 16 strings, #3,4; Ray Pitts, arranger; Niels Jorgen Steen, arranger, conductor.

Copenhagen, Denmark, mid 1968

1.Stompy Jones
2.Cottontail
3.Goin' Home
4.Come Sunday

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

You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To

Sonny Rollins - Sonnymoon For Two   Moon (It) MLP 015-1   1990

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels Henning Orsted-Pedersen, bass; Albert Heath as Albert Healt, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 6, 1968

Sonnymoon For Two (long version)

** also released on Moon (It) MCD 015-2 in 1990.

Sonny Rollins - In Denmark 1   Moon (It) MCD 037-2   1992

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert Heath as Al Heith, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 6, 1968

Four
Naima

Sonny Rollins - In Denmark 2   Moon (It) MCD 038-2   1992

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert Heath as Al Heith, drums.: same session.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 6, 1968

Three Little Words
St. Thomas
Sonny Moon For Two
Medley
When Lights Are Low

Sonny Rollins - In Copenhagen 1968 - The Full Session   SSJ (J) XQAM-1628   2014

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

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 8, 1968

Four
On Green Dolphin Street
St. Thomas

1969

Dexter Gordon & Slide Hampton - A Day In Copenhagen   MPS (G) MPS 15 230 ST   1969

Dizzy Reece, trumpet; Slide Hampton, trombone, arranger; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted-Pedersen, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Metronome Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, March 10, 1969

My Blues
You Don't Know What Love Is
A New Thing
What's New
The Shadow Of Your Smile
A Day In Vienna

** also released on MPS/BASF (G) CRM 698 in 1971, 21 20698-1 in 1970s; Pausa PR 7058 in 1980. and on Dexter Gordon - A Day In Copenhagen, Prestige PRST 7763 in 1970.

Lee Konitz - Montmartre 1969   Goony (J) GN-089

Lee Konitz, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Ben Webster, tenor sax #2; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Jimmy Hopps, drums #1; Makaya Ntshoko, drums #2.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 28, 1969

1.Half Nelson
2.Sunday / Sonnymoon For Two

The Ben Webster Quintet - Blow Ben, Blow!   Catfish (Du) 5C 054.24159   1969

Ben Webster, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, Frans Wieringa, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Donald McKyre, drums.

Copenhagen, Denmark, October 29, 1969

John Browns Body
Worksong
The Preacher
Straight No Chaser

** also released on Catfish (J) 20EL6002 in 1989.

1970

Karin Krog, Dexter Gordon - Some Other Spring   Sonet (Swd) SLP-1407

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax, vocal; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Espen Rud, drums; Karin Krog, vocal.

Oslo, Norway, May 10, 1970

Some Other Spring
Blue Monk
How Insensitive
Blue Eyes
Jelly, Jelly
Tribute To Jimmy Scott
I Wish I Knew
Everybody's Somebody's Fool
Shiny Stockings

Karin Krog, Dexter Gordon - Blues And Ballads   Sonet (J) J33J 20211   1987

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax, vocal; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Espen Rud, drums; Karin Krog, vocal.: same session.

Oslo, Norway, May 10, 1970

Some Other Spring (alternate take)
Blue Monk (alternate take)
Shiny Stockings (alternate take)

1971

Sahib Shihab - Sentiments   Storyville (D) SLP 1008

Sahib Shihab, soprano, baritone sax, alto flute; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Jimmy Hopps, drums.

Copenhagen, Denmark, March, 1971

Ma'nee
The Call
Rue Da La Harpe
Sentiments
From Me To You
Extase
Companionship

Ray Nance - Huffin' 'N' Puffin'   MPS/BASF (G) 21 21280-7

Ray Nance, trumpet, violin, vocal; Kenny Drew, piano; Ron Mathewson, bass; Daniel Humair, drums.

MPS-Tonstudio, Villingen/Black Forest, West Germany, November, 1971

He Huffed 'N' Puffed
Some Of These Days
I Can't Get Started
Struttin' With Some Barbecue
Wild Child
Tangerine
Russian Lullaby

1972

Ben Webster Plays Duke Ellington   Storyville (D) STCD 8320

Clark Terry, trumpet, vocal; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Bobby Brooks, drums.

Ahus, Sweden, July 13, 1972

Satin Doll
Things Ain't What They Used To Be

Various Artists - After Hours - The Great Pescara Jam Sessions   Port's Song (It) CD L1003

Charles McPherson, alto sax; Bobby Jones, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Charles Mingus, bass; Roy Brooks, drums.

Pescara Jazz, Pescara, Italy, July 29 or 30, 1972

For All We Know
Sophisticated Lady / I Can't Get Started
Blues In The Closet
The Days Of Wine And Roses

Jackie McLean - Live At Montmartre   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1001   1972

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Bo Stief, bass; Alex Riel, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 5, 1972

Smile
Das Dat
Parker's Mood
Closing

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31001 in 1989.

Jackie McLean - Live At Montmartre   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31001   1989

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Bo Stief, bass; Alex Riel, drums.: same session.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 5, 1972

Confirmation

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1001 in 1972 + 1 bonus track.

Ben Webster, Dexter Gordon - Baden 1972: Swiss Radio Days Jazz Series Volume 10   TCB (Swi) TCB 02102   1998

Dexter Gordon, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Bo Stief, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.

Aula Kantonsschule, Baden, Switzerland, November 11, 1972

Some Other Blues
In A Mellow Tone
Blues In F
Sunday
Didn't We
Perdido

1973

Kenny Drew, Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen - DUO   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1002   1973

Kenny Drew, piano, electric piano #1,2,4-10; Ole Molin, guitar #7; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass #1,3-10.

Wifoss Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark, April 2, 1973

1.I Skovens Dybe Stille Ro (aka In The Still Of The Woods)
2.Come Summer
3.Lullaby
4.Kristine
5.Serenity
6.Det Var En Lordag Aften (aka Once A Saturday Night)
7.Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans
8.Wave
9.Duo Trip
10.Hush-a-Bye

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31002 in 1988.

Kenny Drew, Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen - DUO   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31002   1988

Kenny Drew, piano, electric piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass.

Wifoss Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark, April 2, 1973

I Skovens Dybe Stille Ro (aka In The Still Of The Woods) (alternate take)

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1002 in 1973 + 1 bonus track.

Dizzy Gillespie - The Giant   America (F) 30 AM 6133   1973

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax #4; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Humberto Canto, congas.

Paris, France, April 13, 1973

1.Stella By Starlight
2.I Waited For You
3.Girl Of My Dreams
4.Fiesta Mo-Jo
5.Serenity

** part of Prestige P-24047 in 1975.

Dizzy Gillespie - The Source   America (F) 30 AM 6135   1973

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax #1,4; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Humberto Canto, congas.

Paris, France, April 13, 1973

1.Manteca
2.Alone Together
3.Brother 'K'
4.Wheatleigh Hall

** part of The Giant, Prestige P-24047 in 1975.

Johnny Griffin - Blues For Harvey   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1004   1973

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

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 4, 1973

That Party Upstairs

same personnel.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 5, 1973

Alone Again
Soft And Furry
Blues For Harvey
Rhythm-a-ning / Theme

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31004 in 1990.

Johnny Griffin - Blues For Harvey   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31004   1990

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

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 5, 1973

Sound Track Blues
The Theme

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1004 in 1973 + 2 bonus tracks.

Jackie McLean - A Ghetto Lullaby   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1013   1974

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.

2F, Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 18, 1973

Jack's Tune

same personnel.

2F, Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 19, 1973

Mode For Jay Mac
Where Is Love
Callin'
A Ghetto Lullaby

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31013 in 1991.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Tokyo 1975   Elemental Music (Eu) 5990428   2018

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Espen Rud, drums.

De Boerenhofstee, Laren, Holland, July 18, 1973

Rhythm-a-ning

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert "Tootie" Heath, drums.

Yubin Chokin Hall, Tokyo, Japan, October 1, 1975

Fried Bananas
Days Of Wine And Roses
Misty
Jelly, Jelly, Jelly

** originally released on Elemental Music (Eu) 5990528 in 2018 + 2 bonus tracks.

Jackie McLean Featuring Dexter Gordon Vol. 1 - The Meeting   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1006   1973

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 20, 1973

Introduction By Jackie McLean
All Clean

same personnel.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 21, 1973

Rue De La Harpe
Sunset
On The Trail

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31006 in 1990.
** part of Montmartre Summit 1973, SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37001/2 in 1991.

Jackie McLean Featuring Dexter Gordon Vol. 1 - The Meeting   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31006   1990

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.: same session.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 21, 1973

Callin'

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1006 in 1973 + 1 bonus track.

Jackie McLean Feat. Dexter Gordon Vol. 2 - The Source   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1020   1974

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.: same personnel.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 20, 1973

Half Nelson
I Can't Get Started

same personnel.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 21, 1973

Another Hair-Do
Dexter Digs In
The Theme

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31020 in 1987.
** part of Montmartre Summit 1973, SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37001/2 in 1991.

Jackie McLean Feat. Dexter Gordon Vol. 2 - The Source   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31020   1987

Jackie McLean, alto sax; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.: same personnel.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 20, 1973

On The Trail
The Theme

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1020 in 1974 + 2 bonus tracks.

Kenny Drew - Everything I Love   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1007   1973

Kenny Drew, piano.

Copenhagen, Denmark, October 1, 1973

I Can't Get Started

same personnel.

Copenhagen, Denmark, November 13, 1973

Sunset
Yesterdays
Fall

same personnel.

Copenhagen, Denmark, November 14, 1973

Portrait Of Mariann
Don't Explain

same personnel.

Copenhagen, Denmark, December 31, 1973

Blues For Nils
Everything I Love
Winter Flower

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31007 in 1991.

Kenny Drew - Everything I Love   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31007   1991

Kenny Drew, piano.: same personnel.

Copenhagen, Denmark, October 1, 1973

Flamingo
Fingering

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1007 in 1973 + 2 bonus tracks.

Kenny Drew - The 1976 SteepleChase Artist   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1976/77

Kenny Drew, electric piano.

Copenhagen, Denmark, November 1, 1973

Blues For Nils

same personnel.

Copenhagen, Denmark, November 8, 1973

Sunset

1974

Ken McIntyre - Hindsight   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1014   1974

Ken McIntyre, alto sax, flute, oboe, bass clarinet, bassoon; Kenny Drew, piano; Bo Stief, bass; Alex Riel, drums.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, January 13, 1974

Bootsie
Lush Life
Mercedes
Body And Soul
Airebil
Naima
Round About Midnight
Sonnymoon For Two

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31014 in 1993.

Ken McIntyre - Hindsight   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31014   1993

Ken McIntyre, alto sax, flute, oboe, bass clarinet, bassoon; Kenny Drew, piano; Bo Stief, bass; Alex Riel, drums.: same session.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, January 13, 1974

Body And Soul (take 1)

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1014 in 1974 + 1 bonus track.

Kenny Drew, Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen - DUO 2   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1010   1974

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, February 11, 1974

Jeg Gik Mig Over So Og Land
A Child Is Born

same personnel.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, February 12, 1974

Largo
My Little Suede Shoes
Trubbel
Bluesology
Viking's Blues
It Might As Well Be Spring
My Shining Hour

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31010 in 1990.

Kenny Drew, Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen - DUO 2   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31010   1990

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass.: same session.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, February 12, 1974

That's All
You Don't Know What Love Is

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1010 in 1974 + 2 bonus tracks.

Gene Ammons - Goodbye   Prestige P-10093   1975

Nat Adderley, cornet; Gary Bartz, alto sax; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Louis Hayes, drums; Ray Barretto, congas.

CI Recording, NYC, March 18, 19 and 20, 1974

Out In The Sticks
Alone Again (Naturally)
It Don't Mean A Thing
Jeannine
Geru's Blues
Goodbye

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1081-2 in 2002.

Kenny Drew Trio - Dark Beauty   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1016   1974

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert "Tootie" Heath, drums.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 21, 1974

Run Away
Dark Beauty
All Blues
Love Letters

same personnel.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 22, 1974

Summernight
It Could Happen To You
Silk Bossa
Blues Inn

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31016 in 1991.
** part of Dark And Beautiful, SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37011/12 in 1995.

Kenny Drew Trio - Dark Beauty   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31016   1991

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert "Tootie" Heath, drums.: same personnel.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 21, 1974

A Felicidade
Stranger In Paradise

same personnel.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 22, 1974

In Your Own Sweet Way

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1016 in 1974 + 3 bonus tracks.

Kenny Drew Trio - If You Could See Me Now   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1034   1975

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert "Tootie" Heath, drums.: same personnel.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 21, 1974

Stranger In Paradise

same personnel.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 22, 1974

In Your Own Sweet Way
If You Could See Me Now
All Souls Here
I'm Old Fashioned
Prelude To A Kiss
This Is The Moment
Oleo

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31034 in 1987.
** part of Dark And Beautiful, SteepleChase (D) SCCD 37011/12 in 1995.

Kenny Drew Trio - If You Could See Me Now   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31034   1987

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert "Tootie" Heath, drums.: same personnel.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 21, 1974

Free Flight
Run Away

same personnel.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 22, 1974

Summernight

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1034 in 1975 + 3 bonus tracks.

Dexter Gordon - The Complete Trio And Quartet Studio Recordings 1974-76   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert "Tootie" Heath, drums.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 24, 1974

Some Other Blues
-
Strollin'
Mr. P.C.
-
Days Of Wine And Roses
There'll Never Be Another You

same personnel.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 8, 1974

The Apartment
-
Candlelight Lady
-
Antabus
-
Wee Dot

** same as Dexter Gordon Quartet - The Apartment, SteepleChase (D) SCS 1025 in 1975 + Dexter Gordon Quartet - Stable Mable, SCS 1040 in 1975 + Dexter Gordon Quartet - Bouncin' With Dex, SCS 1060 in 1976 + Dexter Gordon Quartet - Biting The Apple, SCS 1080 in 1977 + Dexter Gordon Quartet - Something Different, SCS 1136 in 1980 + Dexter Gordon Trio - Lullaby For A Monster, SCS 1156 in 1981 + 40 bonus tracks.

Kenny Drew, Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen - DUO Live In Concert   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1031   1975

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass.

Het Hoogt, Utrecht, Holland, June 8, 1974

In Your Own Sweet Way
My Little Suede Shoes
My Shining Hour
Viking's Blues
Oleo
Serenity
Trubbel
There Is No Greater Love

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31031 in 1987.

Kenny Drew, Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen - DUO Live In Concert   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31031   1987

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass.: same session.

Het Hoogt, Utrecht, Holland, June 8, 1974

You Don't Know What Love Is
Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans
All Blues
Oleo

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1031 in 1975 + 4 bonus tracks.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - The Apartment   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1025   1975

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert "Tootie" Heath, drums.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 8, 1974

The Apartment
Wee Dot
Strollin'
Candlelight Lady
Antabus

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31025.
** part of The Complete Trio And Quartet Studio Recordings 1974-76, SteepleChase (D) SCCD 30010/17.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - The Apartment   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31025

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert "Tootie" Heath, drums.: same session.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 8, 1974

Stablemates

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1025 in 1975 + 1 bonus track.

1975

Chet Baker - Seven Faces Of Valentine   Philology (It) W 30.2

Chet Baker, trumpet; Kenny Drew, piano; Larry Ridley, bass; David Lee, drums.

Pescara Jazz, Pescara, Italy, July 14, 1975

My Funny Valentine

Various Artists - It Happened In Pescara 1969-1989   Philology (It) W 100/101

Chet Baker, trumpet; Kenny Drew, piano; Larry Ridley, bass; David Lee, drums.: same session.

Pescara Jazz, Pescara, Italy, July 14, 1975

Milestones

Chet Baker - In Italy Unissued 1975-1988   Philology (It) W 81.2   1994

Chet Baker, trumpet; Kenny Drew, piano; Larry Ridley, bass; David Lee, drums.: same personnel.

Stadio Cominale, Pescara, Italy, July 14, 1975

Mr. B (as For Minors Only)

Chet Baker - Live In Paris, 1960-63 Live In Nice, 1975   France's Concert (F) FC 123   1988

Chet Baker, trumpet; Bob Mover, alto sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Larry Ridley, bass; David Lee, drums.

live in Nice, France, July 24, 1975

There Will Never Be Another You

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Swiss Nights Vol. 1   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1050   1976

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax, vocal; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.

Jazz Festival, Zurich, Switzerland, August 23, 1975

Tenor Madness
Wave
You've Changed
The Days Of Wine And Roses

same personnel.

Jazz Festival, Zurich, Switzerland, August 24, 1975

The Theme

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31050 in 1987.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Swiss Nights Vol. 1   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31050   1987

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax, vocal; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.: same session.

Jazz Festival, Zurich, Switzerland, August 24, 1975

The Panther
Montmartre / The Theme

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1050 in 1976 + 2 bonus tracks.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Swiss Nights Vol. 2   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1090   1978

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax, vocal; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.: same personnel.

Jazz Festival, Zurich, Switzerland, August 23, 1975

Sticky Wicket
Montmartre / The Theme

same personnel.

Jazz Festival, Zurich, Switzerland, August 24, 1975

There Is No Greater Love
Darn That Dream

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31090.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Swiss Nights Vol. 2   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31090

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax, vocal; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.: same personnel.

Jazz Festival, Zurich, Switzerland, August 23, 1975

Rhythm-a-ning / The Theme

same personnel.

Jazz Festival, Zurich, Switzerland, August 24, 1975

Wave

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1090 in 1978 + 2 bonus tracks.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Swiss Nights Vol. 3   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1110   1979

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax, vocal; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.: same personnel.

Jazz Festival, Zurich, Switzerland, August 23, 1975

Didn't We

Joe Newman, trumpet #1; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax, vocal; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.

Jazz Festival, Zurich, Switzerland, August 24, 1975

1.Jelly, Jelly, Jelly
2.Sophisticated Lady
3.Rhythm-a-ning / Theme

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31110 in 1987.

Dexter Gordon Quartet - Swiss Nights Vol. 3   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31110   1987

Joe Newman, trumpet #3; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax, vocal; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.

Jazz Festival, Zurich, Switzerland, August 24, 1975

1.Introduction
2.Tenor Madness
3.The Days Of Wine And Roses

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1110 in 1979 + 3 bonus tracks.

Kenny Drew Trio - Morning   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1048   1976

Kenny Drew, piano; Philip Catherine, guitar; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 8, 1975

An Evening In The Park
Autumn Leaves
Morning
Isn't It Romantic

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31048 in 1987.

Kenny Drew Trio - Morning   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31048   1987

Kenny Drew, piano; Philip Catherine, guitar; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass.: same session.

Rosenberg Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 8, 1975

Bossa Mood
Poor Brother's Blues

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1048 in 1976 + 2 bonus tracks.

Ken McIntyre - Open Horizon   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1049   1976

Ken McIntyre, alto sax, flute, oboe, bass clarinet, bassoon; Kenny Drew, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Andrei Strobert, drums.

November 19, 1975

Sister Precious
Don't I
Daybreak
Puunti
Open Horizon
Jawne
Sendai
Bee Pod

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31049 in 1994.

1976

Harry "Sweets" Edison, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis - Opus Funk Vol. 2   Storyville (D) SLP 4025

Harry Edison, trumpet; John Darville, trombone #5,6; Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Hugo Rasmussen, bass; Svend-Erik Norregaard, drums.

Copenhagen, Denmark, July 6, 1976

1.Opus Funk
2.You Are Too Beautiful
3.Candy
4.There Is No Greater Love
5.Robbins' Nest
6.C Jam Blues

1977

Kenny Drew, Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, Philip Catherine - In Concert   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1106   1979

Kenny Drew, piano; Philip Catherine, guitar; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass.

SWF Session, Kaiserlautern, West Germany, February 3, 1977

Here's That Rainy Day
Twice A Week
Blues In The Closet
On Green Dolphin Street

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31106 in 1986.

Kenny Drew, Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, Philip Catherine - In Concert   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31106   1986

Kenny Drew, piano; Philip Catherine, guitar; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass.: same session.

SWF Session, Kaiserlautern, West Germany, February 3, 1977

Django
Sunset

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1106 in 1979 + 2 bonus tracks.

Kenny Drew Quintet - Lite Flite   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1077   1977

Thad Jones, flugelhorn, cornet; Bob Berg, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; George Mraz, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.

February 6, 1977

Yesterdays
Only You
Precious Lady
All Your Words
Bossa Mood
Lite Flite

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31077 in 1992.

Kenny Drew Quintet - Lite Flite   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31077   1992

Thad Jones, flugelhorn, cornet; Bob Berg, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; George Mraz, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.: same session.

February 6, 1977

Precious Lady (take 3)

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1077 in 1977 + 1 bonus track.

Kenny Drew Trio - Ruby, My Dear   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1129   1980

Kenny Drew, piano; David Friesen, bass; Clifford Jarvis, drums.

August 23, 1977

Bass-Ment
Ruby, My Dear
Gentle Rain
Ending
Sunspots

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31129.

Kenny Drew Trio - Ruby, My Dear   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31129

Kenny Drew, piano; David Friesen, bass; Clifford Jarvis, drums.: same session.

August 23, 1977

No Slippin'

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1129 in 1980 + 1 bonus track.

1978 (age 50)

Kenny Drew Trio With Svend Asmussen - Hush-a-Bye   Alfa Jazz (J) 25R2-15

Svend Asmussen, violin, cello; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.

Copenhagen, Denmark, February 12 and 17, 1978

Donna Lee
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
Golgatha
Careless Love
Django
A Pretty Girl
Everything In The Park
Bridgetown Baby
Hush-a-Bye

Kenny Drew   PolJazz Klub Plytowy PSJ (Polish) Z-SX 0695

Kenny Drew, piano; Pawel Jarzebski, bass; Janusz Stefanski, percussion.

Warsaw, Poland, June 9, 1978

Yesterdays
Blues For Nils
Sunset
Work Song
Kalisz Blues

Zoot Sims & Kenny Drew Trio - Live In Denmark   Vantage (J) CEJC00109   1990

Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums.

live in Denmark, August 4, 1978

Flower Waltz
Groovin' High
Come Rain Or Come Shine
Fled [sic]
I Wonder Where Our Has Gone [sic]
In A Mellow Tone
I Got It Bad
Caravan

** also released on Vantage (J) CECC00100 in 1990. and on Zoot Sims & Kenny Drew Trio - Flower Waltz, Venus (J) TKCZ-79036 in 1994.

Kenny Drew Trio With Clark Terry - Serenity   Alfa Jazz (J) 25R2-16

Clark Terry, trumpet, flugelhorn, vocal; Kenny Drew, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.

Copenhagen, Denmark, August 21, 1978

Funk Dunplin's
Serenity
Brushes And Brass
Beautiful
Snavset Blues
Bayside Cookout
Somebody Done Stole My Blues
A Child Is Born
Silly Samba

Zoot Sims In Copenhagen   Storyville (D) STCD 8244

Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.

Jazzhus Slukefter, Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 24, 1978

Groovin' High
Too Close For Comfort
All The Things You Are
In The Middle Of A Kiss
I'll Remember April
It's All Right With Me
The Very Thought Of You
Blue Hodge
Morning Fun

Zoot Sims With The Kenny Drew Trio - Zoot Sims In Copenhagen   Mobile Fidelity UDCD 1-694

Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.: same session.

Jazzhus Slukefter, Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 24, 1978

I Wonder Where Our Love Has Gone
In A Mellotone
I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
Caravan
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise

Kenny Drew - Home Is Where The Soul Is   Xanadu 166   1979

Kenny Drew, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Frank Butler, drums.

Spectrum Studios, Venice, CA, October 15, 1978

Work Song
Prelude To A Kiss
West Of Eden
It Could Happen To You
Only You
Three And Four Blues
Ending

** also released on Xanadu (J) BRJ 4551.

Dolo Coker, Kenny Drew, Barry Harris, Duke Jordan, Lou Levy, Jimmy Rowles, Mickey Tucker, Cedar Walton - The Piano Players   Xanadu 171   1980

Kenny Drew, piano.

Spectrum Studios, Venice, CA, October 15, 1978

Yesterdays

Kenny Drew - For Sure!   Xanadu 167   1980

Sam Noto, trumpet; Charles McPherson, alto sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Frank Butler, drums.

Spectrum Studios, Venice, CA, October 16, 1978

For Sure
Mariette
Arrival
Blues Wail
Dark Beauty
Context

1980

Warne Marsh And Kenny Drew Trio - Ornithology   Venus (J) TKCZ-79037   1994

Warne Marsh, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Bo Stief, bass #1-4,6-10; Aage Tanggaard, drums #1-4,6-10; Toshiya Taenaka, producer.

radio broadcast, Danish Radio, Studio 11, Copenhagen, Denmark, April 21, 1980

1.This One's For Lester (aka I Got A Good One For You)
2.Sophisticated Lady
3.On Green Dolphin Street (take 2)
4.Sippin' At Bells
5.Everytime We Say Goodbye
6.Easy To Love
7.Of Love And Things (aka Body And Soul)
8.Ornithology
9.Star Eyes
10.Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise (take 2)

** also released on Warne Marsh And Kenny Drew Trio - I Got A Good One For You, Storyville (D) STCD 8277 in 2000. and on Warne Marsh And Kenny Drew - In Copenhagen, Storyville (D) 101 8514 in 2007.

Warne Marsh And Kenny Drew Trio - I Got A Good One For You   Storyville (D) STCD 8277   2000

Warne Marsh, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Bo Stief, bass; Aage Tanggaard, drums; Toshiya Taenaka, producer.

radio broadcast, Danish Radio, Studio 11, Copenhagen, Denmark, April 21, 1980

Little Willie Leaps

** originally released on Warne Marsh And Kenny Drew Trio - Ornithology, Venus (J) TKCZ-79037 in 1994 + 1 bonus track.

Benny Carter - Summer Serenade   Storyville (D) SLP 4047

Benny Carter, alto sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Jesper Lundgaard, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums; Richard Boone, vocal #7.

Copenhagen, Denmark, August 17, 1980

1.Indiana
2.Almost Like Being In Love
3.Summer Serenade
4.Blue Star
5.When Lights Are Low
6.Taking A Chance On Love
7.All That Jazz

Ernie Wilkins And The Almost Big Band   Storyville (D) SLP 4051

Ernie Wilkins, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; The Almost Big Band.

Copenhagen, Denmark, October 30, and November 2, 1980

Hi-Fly
Lollipops And Roses
Jenny
Sugar
No More Rat Race
Ballad For Paul
Is That So
Sebastian

Kenny Drew Trio - Afternoon In Europe   Baystate (J) RJL-8014   1981

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.

Copenhagen, Denmark, November 29, 1980

The Golden Striker
Midnight Sun
Jeg Gik Mig Ud En Sommerday At Hore
Tivoli Stroll
Dear Old Stockholm (Ack Varmeland Du Skona)
Afternoon In Paris
The Quiet Cathedral

Teddy Edwards Quartet - Out Of This World   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1147   1981

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Jesper Lundgaard, bass; Billy Hart, drums.

December 5, 1980

No Name #1
April Love
Out Of This World
Summertime
That's All
Cheek To Cheek

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31147.

Teddy Edwards Quartet - Out Of This World   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31147

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Jesper Lundgaard, bass; Billy Hart, drums.: same session.

December 5, 1980

Summertime

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1147 in 1981 + 1 bonus track.

Jesper Thilo - Swingin' Friends   Storyville (D) SLP 4065

Jesper Thilo, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Mads Vinding, bass; Billy Hart, drums.

Copenhagen, Denmark, December 6, 1980

Just One Of Those Things
Sophisticated Lady
Save Your Love For Me
Rose Room
Wave
Ballad For Jesper
Cherokee

Jesper Thilo - Tribute To Frog   Storyville (D) SLP 4072

Clark Terry, trumpet, flugelhorn; Jesper Thilo, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Jesper Lundgaard, bass; Svend-Erik Norregaard, drums; Richard Boone, vocal.

Copenhagen, Denmark, December 17, 1980

Sunday
My Romance
Cotton Tail
Body And Soul
Did You Call Her Today
Stardust
Frog Eyes
Mumbles

1981

Kenny Drew Trio With The Almost Big Band - Sophisticated Lady   Alfa Jazz (J) 25R2-17

Kenny Drew, piano; Mads Vinding, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums; The Almost Big Band, Ernie Wilkins, arranger, conductor.

Copenhagen, Denmark, June 10 and 11, 1981

Blues For Duane
Serenity
What's This Here Samba
Bosko's Business
Sophisticated Lady
Crisis

Kenny Drew - All The Things You Are   Lobster (J) LDC 1028

Junior Cook, tenor sax #1-6; Kenny Drew, piano; Sam Jones, bass #1-8; Jimmy Cobb, drums #1-8.

Yubin Chokin Hall, Tokyo, Japan, July 23, 1981

1.But Not For Me
2.All The Things You Are
3.Moonlight In Vermont
4.Alone Together
5.Yardbird Suite
6.John Paul Jones
7.It Could Happen To You
8.Hush-a-Bye
9.Yesterdays

Kenny Drew - It Might As Well Be Spring   Soul Note (It) SN 1040

Kenny Drew, piano.

Milan, Italy, November 23, 1981

It Might As Well Be Spring
Yesterdays
Blues For Nils
The Quiet Cathedral
Sun Set
The Smile Of Tanya
Django
Dreams

Kim Parker, Kenny Drew - Havin' Myself A Time   Soul Note (It) SN 1033

Kenny Drew, piano; Mads Vinding, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums; Kim Parker, vocal.

Milan, Italy, November 24 and 25, 1981

Havin' Myself A Time
Paris Is A Lonely Town
A Sleepin' Bee
Everything I Love
The Underdog
Rain Go Away
Azure

Kenny Drew - Your Soft Eyes   Soul Note (It) SN 1031

Kenny Drew, piano; Mads Vinding, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.

Milan, Italy, November 25 and 26, 1981

Forgotten But Not Gone
Alone Together
Your Soft Eyes
Evening In The Park
How Are Things In Glocca Morra
Mads' Blues

Art Farmer Quintet - Manhattan   Soul Note (It) SN 1026   1982

Art Farmer, flugelhorn; Sahib Shihab, soprano, baritone sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Mads Vinding, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.

Barigozzi Studio, Milan, Italy, November 29 and 30, 1981

Context
Blue Wail
Manhattan
Passport
Arrival
Back Door Beauty

** also released on Soul Note (It) 121026-2 in 1982+.

1982

Children's Songs Played By Kenny Drew And Mads Vinding - Playtime   Metronome (Swd) MLP 15695   1982

Kenny Drew, piano, electric piano; Mads Vinding, bass.

Copenhagen, Denmark, March 1, 2 and 3, 1982

A Tisket A Tasket
Medley: Sleep My Child / A Little Cloud Took A Morning Walk / I Saw A Lark's Nest
Frere Jacques
Elephant's Lullaby
The House At The Curved Road
Lullaby
Animal's Picnic
Little Foal
Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star
The Hut In The Woods
The Sun Is Red, Mama

** also released on ExLibris (D) EXLCD 50017.

Kenny Drew Trio - The Lullaby   Baystate (J) RJL-8029   1982

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.

Copenhagen, Denmark, March 6 and 7, 1982

Lullaby Of Birdland
Sweet Lullaby
Wiegenlied
Summertime
Hush-a-Bye
Russian Lullaby
Lullaby In Ragtime
Your Soft Eyes

Kenny Drew - Moonlit Desert   Baystate (J) RJL-8039   1982

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums; The Almost Big Band, Ernie Wilkins, arranger, conductor.

Copenhagen, Denmark, September 1, 2 and 5, 1982

Moonlit Desert
Solveig's Song
Kay-Dee
Stardust
Roselil
Prelude To A Kiss
Blues Wail
The Star-Crossed Lovers

1983

Kenny Drew Trio - Swingin' Love   Baystate (J) RJL-8051

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.

Tokyo, Japan, January 19 and 20, 1983

But Not For Me
My Romance
Stella By Starlight
Autumn Leaves
Nature Boy
Like Someone In Love
You Don't Know What Love Is
Begin The Beguine
Here's That Rainy Day

Kenny Drew - And Far Away   Soul Note (It) SN 1081

Kenny Drew, piano; Philip Catherine, guitar; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Barry Altschul, drums.

Milan, Italy, February 21, 1983

And Far Away
Rianne
Serenity
I Love You
Twice A Week
Autumn Leaves
Blues Run

Claudio Fasoli - Lido   Soul Note (It) SN 1071

Claudio Fasoli, tenor, soprano sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Barry Altschul, drums.

Milan, Italy, February 22 and 24, 1983

Snob
Lyrical Touch
Etna
Lido
Map
Jazz Job

Tiziana Ghiglioni - Sounds Of Love   Soul Note (It) SN 1056

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Barry Altschul, drums; Tiziana Ghiglioni, vocal.

Milan, Italy, February 23, 1983

My Old Flame
All Of You
Naima
Duke Ellington's Sound Of Love
Ruby, My Dear
I Remember You
My Funny Valentine
Straight, No Chaser

** also released on Soul Note (It) 121056-2.

Kenny Drew Trio - Fantasia   Baystate (J) RJL-8074   1984

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.

Copenhagen, Denmark, June 12, 1983

Flight Of Fancy
Someday My Prince Will Come
Wishing / Hoping
When You Wish Upon A Star
Fantasia
Dream
Polka Dots And Moonbeams
Children's Dance

Ernie Wilkins' Almost Big Band - Montreux   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1190   1984

Allan Botschinsky, Willie Cook, Vagn Elsberg, trumpet; Erling Kroner, trombone; Richard Boone, trombone, vocal; Sahib Shihab, alto sax, flute; Bent Jaeig, Jesper Thilo, tenor sax; Ernie Wilkins, tenor, soprano sax, arranger; Per Goldschmidt, tenor, baritone sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Mads Vinding, bass; Aage Tanggaard, drums.

Montreux Jazz Festival, Casino De Montreux, Switzerland, July 22, 1983

Hi-Fly
Well, You Needn't
Bird In A World Of People
Hurry Up And Wait
A Song For Ben Webster
Bosko's Business

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31190 in 1996.

Eddie Lockjaw Davis Quartet - All Of Me   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1181   1983

Eddie Lockjaw Davis, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Jesper Lundgaard, bass; Svend-Erik Norregaard, drums.

August 23, 1983

I Only Have Eyes For You
Ow!
Funky Fluke
There Is No Greater Love
All Of Me
That's All
Coming Home Baby
Four

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31181 in 1994.

Eddie Lockjaw Davis Quartet - All Of Me   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31181   1994

Eddie Lockjaw Davis, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Jesper Lundgaard, bass; Svend-Erik Norregaard, drums.: same session.

August 23, 1983

There Is No Greater Love (take 1)

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1181 in 1983 + 1 bonus track.

1984

Kenny Drew - Trippin'   Baystate (J) RJL-8101   1984

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.

Copenhagen, Denmark, May 30 and 31, 1984

Trippin'
On A Slow Boat To China
Vacation In Hakone
Easy Flight
Take The "A" Train
Concierto De Aranjuez
The Eternal Traveller
Journey's End Blues

1985

Lilian Terry - Oo-Shoo-Be-Doo-Be...Oo, Oo...Oo, Oo   Soul Note (It) SN 1147

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, vocal; Kenny Drew, piano; Isla Eckinger, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums; Lilian Terry, vocal.

Milan, Italy, May 13-15, 1985

Oo-Shoo-Be-Doo-Be
Moody's Mood For Love
A Night In Tunisia
Con Alma
Body And Soul
The Sunshine Blues

Paris Reunion Band - French Cooking   Gazell (Swd) GJ 1002

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

Sonet Studios, Stockholm, Sweden, July 3, 1985

Klook's Theme
Sweet Love Of Mine
The Burner
Waltz
Callitwhachawanna

** also released on Sonet (E) SNTF-945 in 1985.

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

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

live in The Hague, Holland, July 14, 1985

Sweet Love Of Mine

** originally released on Elemental Music (Eu) 5990529 in 2018 + 2 bonus tracks.

Kenny Drew - By Request   Baystate (J) RJL-8106   1985

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.

Copenhagen, Denmark, August 24 and 25, 1985

Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
Misty
On Green Dolphin Street
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
My Funny Valentine
Lover Come Back To Me
As Time Goes By
Fly Me To The Moon
'Round Midnight

Kenny Drew - By Request II   Baystate (J) RJL-8110   1986

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.: same personnel.

Copenhagen, Denmark, August 27, 30 and 31, 1985

Alone Together
Yesterdays
Bye Bye Blackbird
A Night In Tunisia
Autumn In New York
Georgia On My Mind
Waltz For Debby
Whisper Not
Over The Rainbow
I'll Remember April

Bosko Petrovic - Tiffany Girl   Jugoton (Yugoslav) LSY 66253

Bosko Petrovic, vibes; Kenny Drew, piano; Peter Herbert, bass; Alvin Queen, drums.

Zagreb, Yugoslavia, October 20, 1985

Tiffany Girl
Valse For Jazz Mama
That Slavic Smile
My Funny Valentine
Whisper Not
Green Lobster Dream

1986

Kenny Drew - Elegy   Baystate (J) R32J-1060

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.

Copenhagen, Denmark, June 10 and 11, 1986

Django
Willow Weep For Me
Oh Peter Go Ring Dem Bells
The Last Romantic
Elegy
Tune Down
Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child
The Days Of Wine And Roses
Finale

Paris Reunion Band - For Klook   Gazell (Swd) GJ 1009

Nat Adderley, cornet; Woody Shaw, trumpet; Grachan Moncur III, trombone; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Nathan Davis, tenor, soprano sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums.

Sonet Studios, Stockholm, Sweden, October 23 and 24, 1986

Work Song
For Klook
The Man From Potter's Crossing
Jamaican Hot Nights
Gaby
Locksley

** also released on Sonet (E) SNTF-977 in 1987.

Ernie Wilkins Almost Big Band - On The Roll   SteepleChase (D) SCS 1225   1986

Jeff Davis, Benny Rosenfeld, Jens Winther, trumpet; Erling Kroner, trombone; Jan Zum Vohrte, alto sax; Bent Jaeig, Jesper Thilo, tenor sax; Ernie Wilkins, tenor, soprano sax, arranger; Per Goldschmidt, tenor, baritone sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Jesper Lundgaard, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.

Sweet Silence Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 17 and 18, 1986

Almost Basie
Ode To Billy Strayhorn
Give The Drummer Some
Lover Man
B.P. Blues
A Little Bit Of Duke

** also released on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31225 in 1989.

Ernie Wilkins Almost Big Band - On The Roll   SteepleChase (D) SCCD 31225   1989

Jeff Davis, Benny Rosenfeld, Jens Winther, trumpet; Erling Kroner, trombone; Jan Zum Vohrte, alto sax; Bent Jaeig, Jesper Thilo, tenor sax; Ernie Wilkins, tenor, soprano sax, arranger; Per Goldschmidt, tenor, baritone sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Jesper Lundgaard, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.: same session.

Sweet Silence Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 17 and 18, 1986

Tender Touch
I Mean You
Arrival

** originally released on SteepleChase (D) SCS 1225 in 1986 + 3 bonus tracks.

1987

Kenny Drew - Dream   Baystate (J) R32J-1076

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.

Copenhagen, Denmark, June 16-18, 1987

Lullaby Of The Leaves
For Klook
Maybe Now, Maybe Never
Traumerei
Illusion
Dreamland
Once Upon A Summertime
I'm Old Fashioned
Corcovado
Hanayome Ningyoh

Nathan Davis - London By Night   DIW (J) DIW-813

Dusko Gojkovic, trumpet, flugelhorn #3-9; Stan Robbinson, Jean Toussaint, tenor sax #10; Nathan Davis, tenor, soprano sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Al Levitt, drums.

London, England, August 17 and 18, 1987

1.I Thought About You
2.But Beautiful
3.Noite Em Leblon
4.Rio De Janeiro
5.London By Night
6.Dr. Bu
7.You've Changed
8.Lament
9.If I Feel
10.Shades

Dusko Goykovich - Celebration   DIW (J) DIW-806   1987

Dusko Gojkovic, trumpet, flugelhorn; Kenny Drew, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Al Levitt, drums.

London, England, August 18, 1987

Celebration Inga
Nella
Blues In The Closet
New Bop
Doboy
Recado Bossa Nova
Easy Living
Faros
The Touch Of Your Lips

Paris Reunion Band - Hot Licks   Sonet (E) SNTCD-1002   1988

Nat Adderley, cornet; Woody Shaw, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Nathan Davis, tenor, soprano sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Al Levitt, drums.

Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, London, England, November 27 and 28, 1987

Announcement By Ronnie Scott
Jeannine
I Don't Want Nothin'
Hot Licks
Announcement By Nat Adderley
Rue Chaptal
The Old Country
Yesterdays
Driftin'

1988 (age 60)

Kenny Drew Trio - Impressions   Alfa Jazz (J) 28R1-14

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alvin Queen, drums.

Copenhagen, Denmark, August 1-3, 1988

Impressions
Evening In The Park
Cafe Flore
Autumn Leaves
There Is No Greater Love
My Ship
Rouge Blues
Morning Mist
Last Tango In Paris
The Way We Were

** also released on Alfa Jazz (J) 32R2-14.

Doc Cheatham - Dear Doc...   Orange Blue (F) OB 005 CD

Doc Cheatham, trumpet, vocal; Kenny Drew, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums.

Paris, France, August 30 and 31, 1988

I Only Have Eyes For You
There's No You
Dinah
It's The Little Things That Mean So Much
Ja-Da
I Double Dare You
I'm In The Market For You
That's My Home
Rumpsteak Serenade
Drop Me Off In Harlem
Where Are You
New Orleans

Harry Edison - Can't Get Out Of This Mood...   Orange Blue (F) OB 006 CD

Harry Edison, trumpet, vocal; Kenny Drew, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Oliver Jackson, drums.

Paris, France, October 30 and 31, 1988

Me, Myself And I
I Wish I Knew
Gettin' Some Fun Out Of Life
Memories Of You
She's Funny That Way
Can't Get Out Of This Mood
Centerpiece
What A Little Moonlight Can Do
'S Wonderful
How Long Has This Been Going On
It Could Happen To You
You've Changed

1989

Kenny Drew Trio - Christmas Song   Alfa Jazz (J) 18R2-58

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alvin Queen, drums.

Easy Sound Recording, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 14 and 15, 1989

Jingle Bells
White Christmas
Blue Christmas
The Christmas Song
A Way In A Manger
Holly Night

Kenny Drew Trio - Recollections   Alfa Jazz (J) 29R2-59

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alvin Queen, drums.: same session.

Easy Sound Recording, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 14 and 15, 1989

Golden Earrings
Les Parapluies De Cherbourg
The Gentle Rain
Chateau En Suede
In Your Own Sweet Way
Copenhagen Blues
The Summer Knows
A Foggy Day
Suddenly It's Spring
Old Danish
Recollections

** also released on Kenny Drew 3 - Recollections, Timeless (Du) CD SJP 333 in 1990.

Karin Krog - Something Borrowed, Something New   Meantime NSJ 35

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alex Riel, drums; Karin Krog, vocal.

Copenhagen, Denmark, June, 1989

The Thrill Is Gone
Out Of This World
If I Should Lose You
My Foolish Heart
Can't My
I Get A Kick Out Of You
All Blues
The Meaning Of The Blues
This Is New
Just One Of Those Things
I'm Beginning To See The Light
Everytime We Say Goodbye

1990

Kenny Drew And Hank Jones Great Jazz Trio - New York Stories   Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-43   1990

Kenny Drew, Hank Jones, piano; Mads Vinding, bass; Billy Hart, drums.

A&R Studios, NYC, March 6 and 7, 1990

Lullaby Of Birdland
Moon River
New York Bossa
Washington Square
New York Panic
Dream
Spanish Harlem
Autumn In New York
Lullaby Of Broadway
A Ballad Of New York

Kenny Drew Trio - Expressions   Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-65

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alvin Queen, drums.

Copenhagen, Denmark, May 7-9, 1990

Autumn In Rome
Cathedral In Milano
Oboe Concert D-Minor
Anastasia
My Funny Valentine
Isn't It Romantic
Valse Italiano
Sorrento
The Big Boot
Expressions

Kenny Drew - Piano Night   Meldac Jazz (J) MECJ-30018

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alvin Queen, drums.: same personnel.

Baden, Switzerland, May 20, 1990

In Your Own Sweet Way
It Might As Well Be Spring
Bluesology
Samba Petite
Yesterdays
My Shining Hour
St. Thomas

Clementine - Nes Nuits, Mes Jours   Orange Blue (J) CSCS 5332

Andre Villeger, soprano sax #1-12,14,15; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass #1-13; Alex Riel, drums #1-13; Jean-Luc Ceddaha, percussion #1,2; Clementine, vocal.

Paris, France, August 15-17, 1990

1.Take My Hand
2.Beg Fot It
3.Down In Brazil
4.That's Life I Guess
5.It Didn't All Come True
6.O Barquinho
7.Makin' Whoopee
8.A Sunday Kind Of Love
9.Everything Happens To Me
10.Underneath
11.The Apple Tree
12.Naima
13.Gigi's Boogie
14.When Sunny Gets Blue
15.Never Let Me Go

Kenny Drew - The Falling Leaves   Limetree (Du) MCD 0042   1995?

Kenny Drew, piano; George Mraz, bass; Lewis Nash, drums.

Zagreb, Yugoslavia, October 20, 1990

Autumn Leaves
Stella By Starlight
All Blues
Django
In Your Own Sweet Way
Blues

1991

Kenny Drew - Standard Request Live At The Keystone Korner Tokyo   Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-88/89

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alvin Queen, drums.

Keystone Korner, Tokyo, Japan, January 30 and 31, 1991

Caravan
Misty
Stella By Starlight
Tenderly
Satin Doll
It Could Happen To You
Yesterdays
All The Things You Are
Oleo
Summertime
Easy Living
The Days Of Wine And Roses
You Don't Know What Love Is
Someday My Prince Will Come
I Left My Heart In San Francisco
On Green Dolphin Street
In Might As Well Be Spring
Alone Together

Autumn Leaves - Kenny Drew Trio Plays Standards Live   Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-114

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alvin Queen, drums.: same personnel.

Keystone Korner, Tokyo, Japan, January 30-February 2, 1991

In Your Own Sweet Way
Hush-a-Bye
St. Thomas
All Blues
My Shining Hour
Django
Autumn Leaves

Various Artists - Springtime Jazz Fever '91   Jazzette (Yugoslav) BCPD 007

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alvin Queen, drums.: same personnel.

B.P. Club, Yugoslavia, March 29, 1991

There Is No Greater Love

Kenny Drew - Evergreen   Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-134

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alvin Queen, drums.: same personnel.

Easy Sound Recording, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 12, 13 and 14, 1991

Nature Boy
Eco Trip
Flowers
Spring Is Here
Evergreen
Greensleeves
Moonlight Sonata
Angel Eyes
Song Of The Birds
Blues In Green
Sunset

** also released on M&I (J) MYCJ-30245.

1992

Kenny Drew - At The Brewhouse   Storyville (D) STCD 8318

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alvin Queen, drums.

Taunton, England, March 22, 1992

In Your Own Sweet Way
It Might As Well Be Spring
Hush-a-Bye
Bluesology
It Could Happen To You
You Don't Know What Love Is
All Blues

Kenny Drew Live   Key'stone (J) VACY-1025

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alvin Queen, drums.: same session.

Taunton, England, March 22, 1992

In Your Own Sweet Way
It Might As Well Be Spring
St. Thomas
It Could Happen To You
Hush-a-Bye

Kenny Drew - Cleopatra's Dream   Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-230

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alvin Queen, drums.: same personnel.

Copenhagen, Denmark, June 22, 23 and 24, 1992

Moonlit Desert
I Didn't Know What Time It Was
Right On
Cleopatra's Dream
What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life
Lite Bossa
Alice In Wonderland
Images
Hymn

Kenny Drew Trio Plays Standards Live At The Blue Note Osaka   Alfa Jazz (J) ALCR-260/61

Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alvin Queen, drums.: same personnel.

Blue Note Osaka, Osaka, Japan, October 14 and 15, 1992

I'm Old Fashioned
Ornithology
It Never Entered My Mind
Besame Mucho
Don't Explain
If I Were A Ball
Darn That Dream
Blues In The Closet
God Bless The Child
There Is No Greater Love
In The Still Of The Woods
Hush-a-Bye
Caravan

Others

Kenny Drew - Nature Beauty   Key'stone (J) VACY-1015   1996

Kenny Drew, piano; and others.

1978-1980, and released September 25, 1996

Dear Old Stockholm
Nature Beauty
Django
Autumn Leaves
Water Stream
Dream
When You Wish Upon A Star
Dream Land
Willow Weep For Me
Hash-A-Bye
Finale

Various Artists - Six Classic Tenors   EPM Musique (F) FDC 5170

Kenny Drew, piano; and others.: same personnel.

Birdland, NYC, unknown date

unknown titles

Coleman Hawkins Favorites   Phoenix Jazz LP 22   1978

Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; and others.

unknown location, date

unknown titles