Larry Young Catalog

1960 (age 20)

Larry Young - Testifying  (New Jazz NJLP 8249)

Joe Holiday, tenor sax; Larry Young, organ; Thornel Schwartz, guitar; Jimmy Smith, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 2, 1960
2374Wee Dot
2375Exercise For Chihuahuas
2376Testifying
2377When I Grow Too Old To Dream
2378Some Thorny Blues
2379Flamingo
2380Falling In Love With Love
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1793-2.

Larry Young - Young Blues  (New Jazz NJLP 8264)

Larry Young, organ; Thornel Schwartz, guitar; Wendell Marshall, bass; Jimmy Smith, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 30, 1960
2521African Blues
2522Little White Lies
2523Nica's Dream
2524Minor Dream
2525Something New
2526Young Blues
2527A Midnight Angel
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1831-2.

1962

Larry Young - Groove Street  (Prestige PRLP 7237)

Bill Leslie, tenor sax; Larry Young, organ; Thornel Schwartz, guitar; Jimmy Smith, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 27, 1962
3417Talkin' 'Bout J.C.
3419Gettin' Into It
3420I've Found A New Baby
3421Sweet Lorraine
3422Groove Street
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1853-2.

1963

Booker Ervin, Pony Poindexter, Larry Young - Gumbo!  (Prestige PRCD-24229-2)

Booker Ervin, tenor sax; Larry Young, organ; Jerry Thomas, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 28, 1963
3755Absotively Posalutely
3756You Don't Know What Love Is
3757Autumn Leaves
3758Old Folks
You Don't Know What Love Is (alternate take)
** reissue of Prestige PR 16001 entitled "Pony Poindexter With Booker Ervin - Gumbo!" + 8 bonus tracks.

1964

Larry Young - Into Somethin'  (Blue Note BLP 4187)

Sam Rivers, tenor sax #1-4; Larry Young, organ; Grant Green, guitar; Elvin Jones, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 12, 1964
1. 1464 tk.3Plaza De Toros
2. 1465 tk.5Tyrone
3. 1466 tk.9Backup
4. 1467 tk.10Paris Eyes
5. 1468 tk.23Ritha
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84187, CDP 7243 8 21734 2 7.

Larry Young - Into Somethin'  (Blue Note CDP 7243 8 21734 2 7)

Sam Rivers, tenor sax; Larry Young, organ; Grant Green, guitar; Elvin Jones, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 12, 1964
tk.20Ritha (quartet version)
** reissue of Blue Note BLP 4187 + 1 bonus track.

Larry Young - In Paris - The ORTF Recordings  (Resonance Records HCD-2022)

Sonny Grey, Woody Shaw, trumpet; Nathan Davis, Jean-Claude Fohrenbach, tenor sax; Jack Dieval, piano; Larry Young, organ; Franco Manzecchi, drums; Jacky Bamboo, congas.
ORTF Studios, Paris, France, before December 8, 1964
Talkin' About J.C.
Larry Young, organ; Franco Manzecchi, drums; Jacky Bamboo, congas.
Mean To Me
Sonny Grey, Woody Shaw, trumpet; Nathan Davis, Jean-Claude Fohrenbach, tenor sax; Jack Dieval, piano; Larry Young, organ; Franco Manzecchi, drums; Jacky Bamboo, congas.
La Valse Grise
same session.
Discotheque
Larry Young, organ; Franco Manzecchi, drums; Jacky Bamboo, congas.
Luny Tune
Woody Shaw, trumpet; Nathan Davis, tenor sax; Larry Young, organ; Billy Brooks, drums.
ORTF Studios, Paris, France, before January 22, 1965
Trane Of Thought
same session.
Beyond All Limits
Larry Young, piano; Jacques B. Hess, bass; Franco Manzecchi, drums.
ORTF Studios, Paris, France, before January 29, 1965
Larry's Blues
Woody Shaw, trumpet; Nathan Davis, tenor sax; Larry Young, organ; Billy Brooks, drums.
live at the annual gathering of "L'Academie Du Jazz", La Locomotive, Paris, France, February 9, 1965
Black Nile
same session.
Zoltan
** reissue of Resonance Records HLP-9022.

1965

Larry Young - Unity  (Blue Note BLP 4221)

Woody Shaw, trumpet #1,2,4-6; Joe Henderson, tenor sax #1,2,4-6; Larry Young, organ; Elvin Jones, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 10, 1965
1. 1676 tk.5If
2. 1677 tk.17Beyond All Limits
3. 1678 tk.18Monk's Dream
4. 1679 tk.21The Moontrane
5. 1680 tk.22Zoltan
6. 1681 tk.25Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84221, CDP 7 84221 2.

1966

Larry Young - Of Love And Peace  (Blue Note BLP 4242)

Eddie Gale, trumpet; James Spaulding, alto sax, flute; Herbert Morgan, tenor sax; Larry Young, organ; Wilson Moorman III, Jerry Thomas, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 28, 1966
1776 tk.2Pavanne
1777 tk.4Of Love And Peace
1778 tk.8Seven Steps To Heaven
1779 tk.10Falaq
** also issued on Blue Note BST 84242.

1967

Larry Young - Contrasts  (Blue Note BST 84266)

Hank White, flugelhorn #1-3,5; Herbert Morgan, Tyrone Washington, tenor sax #1-3,5; Larry Young, organ; Eddie Wright, guitar #2,6; Eddie Gladden, drums; Stacey Edwards, congas #1-3,6; Althea Young, vocals #6.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 18, 1967
1. 1945 tk.4Evening
2. 1946 tk.6Majestic Soul
3. 1947 tk.7Means Happiness
4. 1949 tk.11Major Affair
5. 1948 tk.17Tender Feelings
6. 1950 tk.21Wild Is The Wind

1968

Larry Young - Heaven On Earth  (Blue Note BST 84304)

Byard Lancaster, alto sax, flute #1,2,4-6; Herbert Morgan, tenor sax #1,2,4,5; Larry Young, organ; George Benson, guitar #1,2,4-6; Eddie Gladden, drums; Althea Young, vocals #6.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 9, 1968
1. 2037 tk.1Call Me
2. 2038 tk.3The Infant
3. 2039 tk.6The Cradle
4. 2040 tk.10Heaven On Earth
5. 2041 tk.11The Hereafter
6. 2042 tk.12My Funny Valentine

1969

Larry Young - Mother Ship  (Blue Note LT-1038)

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Herbert Mogan, tenor sax; Larry Young, organ; Eddie Gladden, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 7, 1969
553 tk.2Visions
554 tk.6Love Drops
555 tk.8Trip Merchant
556 tk.12Mother Ship
557 tk.13Street Scene

1973 (age 33)

Larry Young - Lawrence Of Newark  (Perception PLP 34)

Charles Magee, trumpet; Dennis Mourouse, sax; Diedre Johnson, cello; Larry Young, organ, bongos, vocals; Cedric Lawson, electric piano; James Blood Ulmer, guitar; Juni Booth, Don Pate, bass; James Flores, Howard King, Abdul Shahid, drums; Art Gore, drums, electric piano; Stacey Edwards, Umar Abdul Muizz, congas; Abdoul Hakim, bongos; Poppy La Boy, Armen Halburian, Jumma Santos, percussion.
Blue Rock Studio, NYC, 1973
Saudia
Alive
Hello Your Quietness (Islands)
Sunshine Fly Away
Khalid Of Space, Part Two (Welcome)

1975

Larry Young's Fuel  (Arista AL 4051)

Larry Young, synthesizer, organ, electric piano, piano #1-6, synthesizer, organ, electric piano, piano, vocals #7; Santiago (Sandy) Torano, guitar; Fernando Saunders, bass guitar; Rob Gottfried, congas, Korean gong, Yucatan wind chimes; Linda "Tequila" Logan, vocals #1,3,6.
NYC, 1975
1.Fuel For The Fire
2.I Ching (Book Of Changes)
3.Turn Off The Lights
4.Floating
5.H + J = B (Hustle + Jam = Bread)
6.People Do Be Funny
7.New York Electric Street Music

1976

Larry Young's Fuel - Spaceball  (Arista AL 4072)

Al Lockett, tenor, soprano sax, flute, vocals; Julius Brockington, Clavinet, piano, synthesizer; Larry Young, synthesizer, organ, electric piano, piano; Larry Coryell, Ray Gomez, Danny Toan, guitar; Dave Eubanks, bass guitar; Jim Allington, drums, percussion; Jim Allington, Clifford Brown, Farouk, Abdoul Hakim, Barrett Young, percussion; Paula West, vocals.
Dick Charles Studio, NYC, 1976
Moonwalk
Startripper
Sticky Wicket
Flytime
Spaceball
Message From Mars
I'm Aware Of You

1977

Larry Young - The Magician  (Acanta (G) CC 29.383)

Ray Carter, trumpet; Al Lockett, tenor, soprano sax, flute; Larry Young, synthesizer, organ, electric piano, piano, vocals; Nauj Maciel, Gene Patricella, guitar; David Eubanks, bass guitar; Jim Allington, drums; Clifford Brown, Abdoul Hakim, Barrett Young, percussion; Brian MacDonald, percussion, guitar, vocals; Debbie Ford, vocals.
Generation Sound Studios, NYC, 1977
Space Soldier
Peace Talk
Love Drops
Top Of The World
The Magician
Help Is On The Way
** also issued on Bellaphon (D) 29-383.