Kenny Garrett Catalog

1984 (age 24)

Kenny Garrett Quintet - Introducing Kenny Garrett  (Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1014)

Woody Shaw, trumpet, flugelhorn; Kenny Garrett, alto sax; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Nat Reeves, bass; Tony Reedus, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 28, 1984
For Openers
Have You Met Miss Jones
A Silent Prayer
Blues In The Afternoon
Oriental Tow Away Zone
Until Tomorrow
Reedus' Dance
Lover
** also issued on Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1014 CD.

1988

Garrett 5  (Paddle Wheel (J) K28P-6494)

Wallace Roney, trumpet; Kenny Garrett, alto sax; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Charnett Moffett, bass; Tony Reddus, drums; + guest: Rudy Bird, percussion.
RCA Studios, NYC, September 21, 22 & 23, 1988
Feeling Good
Little Dixie
But Beautiful
Little Melonae
Computer "G"
La Bamba
Lee Hall`s Blues
Tokyo Tower
Odoriko
United We Waltz
** also issued on Paddle Wheel (J) K32Y-6280.

1989

Kenny Garrett - Prisoner Of Love  (Atlantic 7 82046-1)

Kenny Garrett, alto sax, keyboards, synthesizer guitar; Darryl Jones, bass; Ricky Wellman, drums; Rudy Bird, percussion.
Sorcerer/Quad/39th Street Music Production, Inc./Grammavision/Sound On Sound, NYC, early 1989
May I Have This Dance?
Kenny Garrett, alto sax, keyboards, synthesizer guitar, percussion; Foley, lead bass; Marcus Miller, bass; Ricky Wellman, drums; Mino Cinelu, percussion.
Blue Moon
Kenny Garrett, alto sax, keyboards, percussion; Foley, lead bass; Marcus Miller, bass; Ricky Wellman, drums; Rudy Bird, percussion.
Prisoner Of Love
Barrie Lee Hall Jr., trumpet; Muhamad Abdul Al-Khabyyr, trombone; Sayydah Garrett, clarinet; Kenny Garrett, soprano sax, keyboards, percussion; Charnett Moffett, bass; Dennis Chambers, drums; Rudy Bird, percussion.
Put A Smile On Your Face
Kenny Garrett, all instruments.
Sayydah's Single File Groove
Miles Davis, trumpet; Kenny Garrett, soprano sax, keyboards, synthesizer bass; Foley, lead bass; Darryl Jones, bass; Ricky Wellman, drums; Rudy Bird, percussion; Mino Cinelu, solo percussion.
Big 'Ol Head
Miles Davis, trumpet; Kenny Garrett, alto sax, keyboards, drums, percussion, whistle; Rudy Bird, Mino Cinelu, percussion; Katrina Anderson, Bonnie Bozeman, Chananja Bryan, Mia Dean, Mikel Dean, Mysheerah Durant, Akira Frierson, Myisha Hollaway, Noel John, Eric Myers, Erin Myers, Cie Romeo, Ikeda Romeo, Akelier Soogrim, Duane Thomas, vocals.
Free Mandela
Kenny Garrett, all instruments.
Peace For A Dream
same session.
Lift Ev'ry Voice And Sing
** also issued on Atlantic 7 82046-2.

1990 (age 30)

Kenny Garrett - African Exchange Student  (Atlantic 7567-82156-1)

Kenny Garrett, alto sax, flute, vocals #3,4; Mulgrew Miller, piano #1-4,6-9; Charnett Moffett, bass #1-4,6,9; Ron Carter, bass #5,7,8; Tony Reedus, drums #1-4,6,9; Elvin Jones, drums #5,7,8; Tito Ocasio, Steve Thornton, percussion #3,4; Rudy Bird, percussion #3,4,8.
RCA Studios, NYC, 1990
1.Ja-Hed
2.Mack The Knife
3.African Exchange Student
4.Someday We'll All Be Free
5.One World Through
6.Straight Street
7.Shaw
8.Lullaby Of Isfahan
9.One Finger Snap
** also issued on Atlantic 7567-82156-2.

Kenny Garrett - African Exchange Student  (Atlantic 7567-82156-2)

Kenny Garrett, alto sax; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.
RCA Studios, NYC, 1990
Your Country-Ness
Nostradamus
** reissue of Atlantic 7567-82156-1 + 2 bonus tracks.

1992

Kenny Garrett - Black Hope  (Warner Bros. 9 45017-2)

Kenny Garrett, alto sax; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Kenny Kirkland, piano; Charnett Moffett, bass; Brian Blade, drums; Don Alias, percussion.
The Power Station, NYC, released 1992
Tacit Dance
Kenny Garrett, alto sax; Kenny Kirkland, piano; Charnett Moffett, bass; Brian Blade, drums; Don Alias, percussion.
Spanish-Go-Round
Kenny Garrett, alto sax; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Charnett Moffett, bass; Brian Blade, drums.
Computer "G"
Kenny Garrett, soprano sax; Kenny Kirkland, piano; Charnett Moffett, bass; Brian Blade, drums; Don Alias, percussion.
Van Gogh's Left Ear
Kenny Garrett, soprano sax; Kenny Kirkland, piano; Donald Brown, synthesizer; Charnett Moffett, bass; Brian Blade, drums; Don Alias, percussion.
Black Hope
Kenny Garrett, alto sax; Kenny Kirkland, piano; Charnett Moffett, bass; Brian Blade, drums.
Jackie & The Bean Stalk
Kenny Garrett, soprano sax; Kenny Kirkland, piano; Charnett Moffett, bass; Brian Blade, drums; Don Alias, percussion.
Run Run Shaw
Kenny Garrett, alto sax; Kenny Kirkland, piano, synthesizer; Donald Brown, synthesizer; Charnett Moffett, bass; Ricky Wellman, drums; Don Alias, percussion.
2 Step
Kenny Garrett, soprano sax; Kenny Kirkland, piano, synthesizer; Charnett Moffett, bass; Ricky Wellman, drums; Brian Blade, cymbal; Don Alias, percussion.
Bone Bop
Kenny Garrett, alto sax; Kenny Kirkland, piano; Charnett Moffett, bass; Brian Blade, drums.
Books & Toys
Kenny Garrett, alto sax; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Kenny Kirkland, piano; Charnett Moffett, bass; Brian Blade, drums.
Bye Bye Blackbird
Kenny Garrett, alto sax.
Last Sax

1993

Kenny Garrett Trio - Stars & Stripes / Live  (Jazz Door (G) JD 1259)

Kenny Garrett, alto sax; Charnett Moffett, bass; Brian Blade, drums.
"Fat Tuesday's", NYC, September, 1993
Axpax
Blues On The Corner
Largo (From The New World Symphony)
Slop
Mack The Knife
Bone Bop

1994

Kenny Garrett - Triology  (Warner Bros. 9 45731-2)

Kenny Garrett, alto sax; Kiyoshi Kitagawa, bass; Brian Blade, drums; with Charnett Moffett, bass #2,4,6.
The Power Station, NYC, 1994
1.Delfeayo's Dilemma
2.Night And Day
3.Giant Steps
4.A Time For Love
5.Wayne's Thang
6.Pressing The Issue
7.Koranne Said
8.Oriental Towaway Zone
9.In Your Own Sweet Way
10.What Is The Thing Called Love

1996

Kenny Garrett - Pursuance - The Music Of John Coltrane  (Warner Bros. 9 46209-2)

Kenny Garrett, alto sax; Pat Metheny, guitar; Rodney Whitaker, bass; Brian Blade, drums.
NYC, early 1996
Countdown
Equinox
Liberia
Dear Lord
Lonnie's Lament
After The Rain
Like Sonny
Pursuance
Alabama
Giant Steps
Latifa
** also issued on Warner Bros. (J) WPCR-686.

Kenny Garrett - Pursuance - The Music Of John Coltrane  (Warner Bros. (J) WPCR-686)

Kenny Garrett, alto sax; Rodney Whitaker, bass; Brian Blade, drums.
NYC, early 1996
Miles Mode
** reissue of Warner Bros. 9 46209-2 + 1 bonus track.

1997

Kenny Garrett - Songbook  (Warner Bros. 9 46551-2)

Kenny Garrett, alto sax; Kenny Kirkland, piano; Nat Reeves, bass; Jeff "Tain" Watts, drums.
Sear Sound, NYC, January 7 & 8, 1997
2 Down & 1 Across
November 15
Wooden Steps
Sing A Song Of Song
Brother Hubbard
Ms. Baja
The House That Nat Built
She Waits For The New Sun
Before It's Time To Say Goodbye
Sound Of The Flying Pygmies

1999

Kenny Garrett - Simply Said  (Warner Bros. 9 47343-2)

Kenny Garrett, alto, soprano, sopranino sax; Shedrick Mitchell, piano, organ; Nat Reeves, acoustic bass; Chris Dave, drums; Bashiri Johnson, percussion; with Mulgrew Miller, piano #10; Pat Metheny, electric, acoustic guitar #7,11; Marcus Miller, electric bass #1,7,11; Jeff Watts, drums #10; + Tick Tock Vocal Crew: Raymond Harris, Mulgrew Miller, Nat Reeves, Jeff Watts, vocals.
Avatar Studios, NYC;
The Hit Factory, NYC, released 1999
1.G.T.D.S.
2.Charlie Brown Goes To South Africa
3.Delta Bali Blues
4.Conversation With Hutcherson
5.Words Can't Express
6.Back Where You Started
7.Sounds Like Winter
8.Can I Just Hold Your Hand
9.Organized Colors
10.3rd Quadrant
11.Simply Said

2001 (age 41)

Kenny Garrett - Happy People  (Warner Bros. 9362-44754-2)

Kenny Garrett, alto, soprano sax; Vernell Brown, piano; Charnett Moffett, acoustic bass; Chris Dave, drums; with Michael "Patches" Stewart, trumpet, flugelhorn #1,2; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes #3,6,7,9; Randy Razz, guitar #4; Marcus Miller, bass guitar #1; Marcus Baylor, drums #5; Jean Norris, vocals #2,5.
Ocean Way Recording, Los Angeles, CA;
Hannibal Studios, Santa Monica, CA, September, 2001
1.Song For DiFang
2.Happy People
3.Tango In 6
4.Ain't Nothing But The Blues
5.Song #8
6.Halima's Story
7.Monk-ing Around
8.A Hole In One
9.Thessalonika
10.Asian Medley: Akatonbo / Arirang / Tsubasawo Kudasai
11.Brother B. Harper

2003

Kenny Garrett - Standard Of Language  (Warner Bros. 9362-48404-2)

Kenny Garrett, alto, soprano sax; Vernell Brown, piano; Charnett Moffett, bass; Chris Dave, drums; + Eric Harland, drums #9.
Avatar Studios, NYC;
Ocean Way Recording, Los Angeles, CA, released 2003
1.What Is This Thing Called Love
2.Kurita Sensei
3.XYZ
4.Native Tongue
5.Chief Blackwater
6.Doc Tone's Short Speech
7.Just A Second To Catch My Breath
8.Gendai
9.Standard Of Language I II III

2006

Kenny Garrett - Beyond The Wall  (Nonesuch 7559-79933-2)

Kenny Garrett, alto sax; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Robert Hurst III, bass; Brian Blade, drums; with Pharoah Sanders, tenor sax; Ruggerio Boccato, percussion.
Right Track Recording, NYC, February 19-21, 2006
Calling
same session.
Beyond The Wall
Kenny Garrett, alto sax; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Robert Hurst III, bass; Brian Blade, drums; with Pharoah Sanders, tenor sax; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Ruggerio Boccato, percussion; Nedelka Echols, vocals.
Qing Wen
same session.
Realization (Marching Towards The Light)
Kenny Garrett, Mulgrew Miller, piano; Robert Hurst III, bass; Brian Blade, drums; with Jonathan Gandelsman, violin; Neil Humphrey, cello; Susan Jolles, harp; Ruggerio Boccato, percussion; Guowei Wang, erhu.
Tsunami Song
Kenny Garrett, alto sax; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Robert Hurst III, bass; Brian Blade, drums; with Pharoah Sanders, tenor sax; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Ruggerio Boccato, percussion; Dawn Caveness, Nedelka Echols, Arlene Lewis, Genea Martin, Geovanti Steward, Kevin Wheatley, vocals.
Kiss To The Skies
Kenny Garrett, alto sax; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Robert Hurst III, bass; Brian Blade, drums; with Pharoah Sanders, tenor sax; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Ruggerio Boccato, percussion.
Now
add with Dawn Caveness, Nedelka Echols, Arlene Lewis, Genea Martin, Geovanti Steward, Kevin Wheatley, vocals.
Gwoka
Kenny Garrett, alto sax; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Robert Hurst III, bass; Brian Blade, drums.
May Peace Be Upon Them

2008

Kenny Garrett - Sketches Of MD - Live At The Iridium Featuring Pharoah Sanders  (Mack Avenue MAC1042)

Kenny Garrett, alto sax, bass clarinet, organ, synthesizer; Benito Gonzalez, piano, Fender Rhodes, synthesizer; Nat Reeves, bass; Jamire Williams, drums; featuring Pharoah Sanders, tenor sax, vocals.
"The Iridium", Broadway, NY, released September 22, 2008
The Ring
Intro To Africa
Sketches Of MD
Wayne's Thang
Happy People

2012 (age 52)

Kenny Garrett - Seeds From The Underground  (Mack Avenue MAC1063)

Kenny Garrett, alto, soprano sax, piano; Benito Gonzalez, piano; Nat Reeves, bass; Ronald Bruner, drums; Rudy Bird, bata, percussion; Nedelka Prescod, vocals; + Rudy Bird, Donald Brown, Rusty Chops, Sengbe Kona Khasu, Nedelka Prescod, Misha Tarasov, vocals #8.
Avatar Studios, NYC, released April 9, 2012
1.Boogety Boogety
2.J. Mac
3.Wiggins
4.Haynes Here
5.Detroit
6.Seeds From The Underground
7.Du-Wo-Mo
8.Welcome Earth Song
9.Ballad Jarrett
10.Laviso, I Bon?

2013

Kenny Garrett - Pushing The World Away  (Mack Avenue MAC1078)

Ravi Best, trumpet #3; Kenny Garrett, alto sax #1-7,9,11,12, soprano sax #8, chant #8, piano #10; Benito Gonzalez, piano #1,2,5-7,9,12; Vernell Brown, piano #4,8,11,12; Corcoran Holt, bass; Marcus Baylor, drums #1-3,5,6,9,12; McClenty Hunter, drums #4,7,10,12; Mark Whitfield Jr., drums #8,11,12; Rudy Bird, percussion #3,5-7,9, cymbals #8, gong #8; Jean Baylor, vocals #9; with Carolin Pook, violin #10; Jen Herman, viola #10; Brian Sanders, cello #10; Misha Tarasov, string arranger #10.
Avatar Studios, NYC, released September 16, 2013
1.A Side Order Of Hijiki
2.Hey, Chick
3.Chucho's Mambo
4.Lincoln Center
5.J'ouvert (Homage To Sonny Rollins)
6.That's It
7.I Say A Little Prayer
8.Pushing The World Away
9.Homma San
10.Brother Brown
11.Alpha Man
12.Rotation

2016

Kenny Garrett - Do Your Dance!  (Mack Avenue MAC1098)

Kenny Garrett, alto sax #1-6,9, percussion #6, vocals #6, soprano sax #7, flute #8, piano #8, shruti box #8; Vernell Brown Jr., piano #1-7,9, chant #8; Corcoran Holt, bass #1-7,9; Ronald Bruner Jr., drums #1,2,8,9; McClenty Hunter, drums #3-7; Rudy Bird, percussion #3-6; Donald "Mista Enz" Brown Jr., rap #3,5.
Sear Sound, NYC, released July 8, 2016
1.Philly
2.Backyard Groove
3.Wheatgrass Shot (Straight To The Head)
4.Bossa
5.Do Your Dance!
6.Calypso Chant
7.Waltz (3 Sisters)
8.Persian Steps
9.Chasing The Wind