Kenny Garrett Discography

1984 (age 24)

Kenny Garrett Quintet Featuring Woody Shaw

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 OpenersCriss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1014
Have You Met Miss Jones-
A Silent Prayer-
Blues In The Afternoon-
Oriental Tow Away Zone-
Until Tomorrow-
Reedus' Dance-
Lover-
* Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1014, Criss 1014 CD   Kenny Garrett Quintet - Introducing Kenny Garrett

1988

Garrett 5

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 GoodPaddle Wheel (J) K28P-6494
Little Dixie-
But Beautiful-
Little Melonae-
Computer "G"-
La Bamba-
Lee Hall`s Blues-
Tokyo Tower-
Odoriko-
United We Waltz-
* Paddle Wheel (J) K28P-6494, K32Y-6280   Garrett 5

1989

Kenny Garrett

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?Atlantic 7 82046-1
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-
* Atlantic 7 82046-1, 7 82046-2   Kenny Garrett - Prisoner Of Love

1990 (age 30)

Kenny Garrett

Kenny Garrett, alto sax, flute, vocals #3,4; Mulgrew Miller, piano #1-4,6-11; Charnett Moffett, bass #1-4,6,9; Ron Carter, bass #5,7,8,10,11; Tony Reedus, drums #1-4,6,9; Elvin Jones, drums #5,7,8,10,11; Tito Ocasio, Steve Thornton, percussion #3,4; Rudy Bird, percussion #3,4,8.
RCA Studios, NYC, 1990
1.Ja-HedAtlantic 7567-82156-1
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-
10.Your Country-NessAtlantic 7567-82156-2
11.Nostradamus-
* Atlantic 7567-82156-1, 7567-82156-2   Kenny Garrett - African Exchange Student

1992

Kenny Garrett

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 DanceWarner Bros. 9 45017-2
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-
* Warner Bros. 9 45017-2   Kenny Garrett - Black Hope

1993

Kenny Garrett Trio

Kenny Garrett, alto sax; Charnett Moffett, bass; Brian Blade, drums.
"Fat Tuesday's", NYC, September, 1993
AxpaxJazz Door (G) JD 1259
Blues On The Corner-
Largo (From The New World Symphony)-
Slop-
Mack The Knife-
Bone Bop-
* Jazz Door (G) JD 1259   Kenny Garrett Trio - Stars & Stripes / Live

1994

Kenny Garrett Trio

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 DilemmaWarner Bros. 9 45731-2
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-
* Warner Bros. 9 45731-2   Kenny Garrett - Triology

1996

Kenny Garrett Quartet

Kenny Garrett, alto sax; Pat Metheny, guitar #1-11; Rodney Whitaker, bass; Brian Blade, drums.
NYC, early 1996
1.CountdownWarner Bros. 9 46209-2
2.Equinox-
3.Liberia-
4.Dear Lord-
5.Lonnie's Lament-
6.After The Rain-
7.Like Sonny-
8.Pursuance-
9.Alabama-
10.Giant Steps-
11.Latifa-
12.Miles ModeWarner Bros. (J) WPCR-686
* Warner Bros. 9 46209-2, (J) WPCR-686   Kenny Garrett - Pursuance - The Music Of John Coltrane

1997

Kenny Garrett Quartet

Kenny Garrett, alto sax; Kenny Kirkland, piano; Nat Reeves, bass; Jeff "Tain" Watts, drums.
Sear Sound, NYC, January 7 & 8, 1997
2 Down & 1 AcrossWarner Bros. 9 46551-2
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-
* Warner Bros. 9 46551-2   Kenny Garrett - Songbook

1999

Kenny Garrett Quintet +

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.Warner Bros. 9 47343-2
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-
* Warner Bros. 9 47343-2   Kenny Garrett - Simply Said

2001 (age 41)

Kenny Garrett Quartet +

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 DiFangWarner Bros. 9362-44754-2
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-
* Warner Bros. 9362-44754-2   Kenny Garrett - Happy People

2003

Kenny Garrett Quartet +

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 LoveWarner Bros. 9362-48404-2
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-
* Warner Bros. 9362-48404-2   Kenny Garrett - Standard Of Language

2006

Kenny Garrett Quartet +

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
CallingNonesuch 7559-79933-2
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-
* Nonesuch 7559-79933-2   Kenny Garrett - Beyond The Wall

2008

Kenny Garrett Quintet Featuring Pharoah Sanders

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 RingMack Avenue MAC1042
Intro To Africa-
Sketches Of MD-
Wayne's Thang-
Happy People-
* Mack Avenue MAC1042   Kenny Garrett - Sketches Of MD - Live At The Iridium Featuring Pharoah Sanders

2012 (age 52)

Kenny Garrett

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 BoogetyMack Avenue MAC1063
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?-
* Mack Avenue MAC1063   Kenny Garrett - Seeds From The Underground

2013

Kenny Garrett

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 HijikiMack Avenue MAC1078
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-
* Mack Avenue MAC1078   Kenny Garrett - Pushing The World Away

2016

Kenny Garrett

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.PhillyMack Avenue MAC1098
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-
* Mack Avenue MAC1098   Kenny Garrett - Do Your Dance!