Larry Ridley Catalog

1975 (age 38)

Larry Ridley - Sum Of The Parts   Strata-East SES-19759   1975

Sonny Fortune, flute #1, alto sax #3,6, soprano sax #5,8; Onaje Allan Gumbs, acoustic, electric piano, Clavinet, string synthesizer #1-6,8; Cornell Dupree, guitar #1,3,6,8; Larry Ridley, acoustic bass #1,2,4,5,7,8, acoustic, electric bass #3,6; Grady Tate, drums #1-6,8; Errol 'Crusher' Bennett, congas, percussion #1-6,8; + an overdub: Larry Ridley, four acoustic bass #4.

Generation Sound Studios, NYC, June 9, 10, 11 and 30, 1975

1.Changa Chikuyo
2.It Was A Very Good Year
3.Well, You Needn't
4.Go Down Moses
5.Feelin' Blue
6.Indiana Avenue
7.In A Sentimental Mood
8.Never Can Say Goodbye

1989 (age 52)

Larry Ridley And The Jazz Legacy Ensemble - Live At Rutgers University   Strata-East (G) SECD 9018   1993

Virgil Jones, trumpet; Larry McClellan, trombone; Doug Miller, tenor sax; Ed Stoute, piano; Larry Ridley, bass; Charli Persip, drums; Jann Parker, vocal.

Nicholas Auditorium, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, April 16, 1989

The Vamp
Ypso Factor
Bock To Bock
Ugly Beauty
Osie Mae
On A Clear Day
Dr. Feelgood
The Break Through

** also released on Bellaphon (G) 660-51-020 in 1993.

1999 (age 62)

Larry Ridley And The Jazz Legacy Ensemble - Other Voices   Naima Records 0647585200229   1999

Richard Wyands, piano; Larry Ridley, bass; Jimmy Wormworth, drums; featuring Virgil Jones, flugelhorn.

Kobe Recording Studio, West Orange, NJ, March 25, 26, April 2, and May 28, 1999

Animated Suspension
Soul Eyes
The Vision
If You Could See Me Now
Like Sonny
Autumn Serenade
Wes Coast Blues
Gentle Rain
In Walked Bud