Prestige Records Discography: 1971-1972

1971

Sonny Stitt Quintet

Virgil Jones, trumpet #1-3; Sonny Stitt, tenor sax; Leon Spencer Jr., organ; Melvin Sparks, guitar; Idris Muhammad, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 4, 1971
1.Miss RiversidePrestige PR 10012
2.The Bar-B-Que Man-
3.Turn It On!-
4.Cry Me A River-
5.There Are Such Things-
* Prestige PR 10012   Sonny Stitt - Turn It On!

Bernard Purdie Nonet

Tippy Larkin, trumpet; Charlie Brown, Warren Daniels, tenor sax; Harold Wheeler, electric piano; Ted Dunbar, Billy Nicholas, guitar; Gordon Edwards, electric bass; Bernard Purdie, drums; Norman Pride, congas.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 11, 1971
Everybody's Talkin'Prestige PR 10013
Cold Sweat-
Montego Bay-
Wasteland-
You Turn Me On-
Paurdie Good!-
* Prestige PR 10013   Bernard Purdie - Purdie Good!

Rusty Bryant Quartet

Rusty Bryant, tenor sax; Leon Spencer Jr., organ #1,2; Bill Mason, organ #3,4; Wilbert Longmire, guitar; Idris Muhammad, drums.
NYC, February 8, 1971
1. B-2933The HookerPrestige 45-750, PR 10014
2.Mister SPrestige PR 10014
3.Free At Last-
4. A-2932Fire EaterPrestige 45-750, PR 10014
* Prestige PR 10014   Rusty Bryant - Fire Eater
* Prestige 45-750   Rusty Bryant - Fire Eater / The Hooker

Gene Ammons - Sonny Stitt Quintet

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Sonny Stitt, tenor sax, Varitone; Leon Spencer, organ; George Freeman, guitar; Idris Muhammad, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 8, 1971
You Talk That Talk!Prestige PR 10019; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6018-2
Body And SoulPrestige PR 10019
The People's Choice-
Katea's Dance-
The Sun Died-
Out Of It-
* Prestige PR 10019   Gene Ammons, Sonny Stitt - You Talk That Talk!
= Prestige PRCD-24188-2   Gene Ammons - Legends Of Acid Jazz
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6018-2   Gene Ammons - Greatest Hits - The 70s

Melvin Sparks Tentet

Virgil Jones, trumpet #1,3,4; Ernie Royal, trumpet #4; Hubert Laws, flute #3; Sonny Fortune, alto sax #1,2,4,5; George Coleman, alto sax #4; Dave Hubbard, tenor sax, flute #3; Leon Spencer Jr., organ, piano; Melvin Sparks, guitar; Idris Muhammad, drums; Buddy Caldwell, congas; Billy Ver Planck, arranger #1-5.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 14 & 21, 1971
1.Love The Life You LivePrestige PR 10039
2.On The Up-
3.All Wrapped Up-
4.Akilah!-
5.Blues For J.B.-
6.Image Of Love-
* Prestige PR 10039   Melvin Sparks - Akilah!

Melvin Sparks Quintet

Virgil Jones, trumpet; Grover Washington Jr., tenor sax; Leon Spencer, organ; Melvin Sparks, guitar; Idris Muhammad, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 1, 1971
A-2930Who's Gonna Take The WeightPrestige 45-749, PR 10016
* Prestige PR 10016   Melvin Sparks - Sparks Plug
* Prestige 45-749   Melvin Sparks - Who's Gonna Take The Weight / Alone Together

Melvin Sparks Quintet

Virgil Jones, trumpet; Grover Washington Jr., tenor sax; Reggie Roberts, organ; Melvin Sparks, guitar; Idris Muhammad, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 8, 1971
Sparks PlugPrestige PR 10016
Conjunction-
B-2931Alone TogetherPrestige 45-749, PR 10016
Dig ThisPrestige PR 10016
* Prestige PR 10016   Melvin Sparks - Sparks Plug
* Prestige 45-749   Melvin Sparks - Who's Gonna Take The Weight / Alone Together

Houston Person Orchestra

Harold "Money" Johnson, Thad Jones, Ernie Royal, trumpet; Garnett Brown, Jack Jeffers, trombone; Houston Person, tenor sax; Harold Vick, tenor sax, flute; Babe Clarke, baritone sax; Paul Griffin, piano, electric piano; Jimmy Watson, organ; Billy Butler, guitar; Jerry Jemmott, electric bass; Bernard Purdie, drums; Buddy Caldwell, congas; Horace Ott, arranger, conductor.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 8, 1971
Young, Gifted And BlackPrestige PR 10017
B-2927The Houston ExpressPrestige 45-747, PR 10017
Lift Every VoicePrestige PR 10017
Enjoy-
* Prestige PR 10017   Houston Person - Houston Express
* Prestige 45-747   Houston Person - Just My Imagination / The Houston Express

Houston Person Nonet

Cecil Bridgewater, trumpet; Houston Person, tenor sax; Babe Clarke, baritone sax; Jimmy Watson, organ; Ernie Hayes, organ, electric piano; Billy Butler, guitar; Jerry Jemmott, electric bass; Bernard Purdie, drums; Buddy Caldwell, congas.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 9, 1971
A-2926Just My ImaginationPrestige 45-747, PR 10017
(For God's Sake) Give More Power To The PeoplePrestige PR 10017
Chains Of Love-
* Prestige PR 10017   Houston Person - Houston Express
* Prestige 45-747   Houston Person - Just My Imagination / The Houston Express

Johnny "Hammond" Smith Quintet

Robert Prado, Ernie Royal, trumpet #1,3,4; Garnett Brown, trombone #1,3,4; Grover Washington Jr., tenor sax; Richard Landry, tenor sax #1,3,4; Babe Clarke, baritone sax #1,3,4; Johnny "Hammond" Smith, organ; James Clark, guitar #1-3,5; Ted Dunbar, guitar #4; Jimmy Lewis, Fender bass; Eddie Gee, drums; Bill Fischer, string arranger, horn arranger #1,3,4.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 12 & July, 1971
1.What's Goin' OnPrestige PR 10015
2. B-2929Smokin' KoolPrestige 45-748, PR 10015
3.L & JPrestige PR 10015
4. A-2928I'll Be TherePrestige 45-748, PR 10015
5.Between The SheetsPrestige PR 10015
* Prestige PR 10015   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - What's Goin' On
* Prestige 45-748   Johnny "Hammond" Smith - I'll Be There / Smokin' Kool

Charles Earland Septet

Gary Chandler, trumpet; Jimmy Vass, flute, soprano, alto sax; Houston Person, tenor sax; Charles Earland, organ, vocals; Maynard Parker, guitar; Jesse Kilpatrick Jr., drums; Buddy Caldwell, congas, tambourine.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 3, 1971
Betty's DilemmaPrestige PR 10018
Happy Medium-
Love Story-
* Prestige PR 10018   Charles Earland - Soul Story

Leon Spencer Jr. Sextet

Virgil Jones, trumpet; Grover Washington Jr., tenor sax, flute; Leon Spencer Jr., organ; Melvin Sparks, guitar; Idris Muhammad, drums; Buddy Caldwell, congas.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 7, 1971
Louisiana SlimPrestige PR 10033
Mercy Mercy Me-
(They Long To Be) Close To You-
Our Love Will Never Die-
The Trouble With Love-
* Prestige PR 10033   Leon Spencer Jr. - Louisiana Slim

Sonny Stitt Quintet

Virgil Jones, trumpet; Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; Leon Spencer Jr., organ #1-4; Don Patterson, organ #5,6; Idris Muhammad, Melvin Sparks, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 9, 1971
1.Goin' To D.C.Prestige PR 10032
2.Black Vibrations-
3.Where Is Love-
4.Them Funky Changes-
5.Aires-
6.Calling Card-
* Prestige PR 10032   Sonny Stitt - Black Vibrations

Gene Ammons Nonet With Strings

Robert Prado, Ernie Royal, trumpet; Garnett Brown, trombone; Gene Ammons, Richard Landry, tenor sax; Billy Butler, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums; Omar Clay, percussion #1,3; Yvonne Fletcher, Patricia Hall, Loretta Ritter, Linda Wolfe, voice #1,3; unidentified strings, #1,2; Bill Fischer, arranger, conductor.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 26, 1971
1.Sack Full Of DreamsPrestige PR 10022
2. F-2972My WayPrestige 45-753, PR 10022, P-10084; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6018-2
3.Back To MeridaPrestige PR 10022
* Prestige PR 10022   Gene Ammons - My Way
* Prestige P-10084   Gene Ammons Greatest Hits
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6018-2   Gene Ammons - Greatest Hits - The 70s
* Prestige 45-753   Gene Ammons - My Way / Chicago Breakdown

Gene Ammons Tentet With Strings

Robert Prado, Ernie Royal, trumpet #1,2; Garnett Brown, trombone #1,2; Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Richard Landry, tenor sax #1,2; Roland Hanna, electric piano; Ted Dunbar, guitar #1,2; Chuck Rainey, electric bass #1,2; Idris Muhammad, drums #1,2; Omar Clay, percussion #1,2; Yvonne Fletcher, Patricia Hall, Loretta Ritter, Linda Wolfe, voice #1,2; unidentified strings, #1; Bill Fischer, arranger, conductor #1,2.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July, 1971
1.What's Goin' OnPrestige PR 10022
2. F-2973Chicago BreakdownPrestige 45-753, PR 10022; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6018-2
3.A House Is Not A HomePrestige PR 10022, PRCD-24155-2
* Prestige PR 10022   Gene Ammons - My Way
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6018-2   Gene Ammons - Greatest Hits - The 70s
* Prestige PRCD-24155-2   Gene Ammons - Gentle Jug, Vol. 2
* Prestige 45-753   Gene Ammons - My Way / Chicago Breakdown

Boogaloo Joe Jones Sextet

Grover Washington Jr., tenor sax; Butch Cornell, organ; Boogaloo Joe Jones, guitar; Jimmy Lewis, electric bass; Bernard Purdie, drums; Buddy Caldwell, congas, bongos.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 16, 1971
Ain't No SunshinePrestige PR 10035
F-2968I Feel The Earth MovePrestige 45-751, PR 10035
Fadin'Prestige PR 10035
What It Is-
Let Them Talk-
F-2969Inside JobPrestige 45-751, PR 10035
* Prestige PR 10035   Boogaloo Joe Jones - What It Is
= Prestige PRCD-24209-2   Boogaloo Joe Jones, Vol. 2 - Legends Of Acid Jazz
* Prestige 45-751   Boogaloo Joe Jones - I Feel The Earth Move / Inside Job

Willis Jackson Quintet

Willis Jackson, tenor sax; Carl Wilson, organ; Boogaloo Joe Jones, guitar; Jerry Potter, drums; Buddy Caldwell, congas.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August, 1971
Good Bread AlleyPrestige MPP-2516
Hey Jude-
Pow!-
Ivy-
Long And Winding Road-
Gatorade-
* Prestige MPP-2516   Willis Jackson - Gatorade

Idris Muhammad Septet

Virgil Jones, trumpet; Clarence Thomas, tenor, soprano sax, flute, bells; Alan Fontaine, Melvin Sparks, guitar; Jimmy Lewis, electric bass; Idris Muhammad, drums, gong, cowbell, cabasa, autohorn; Buddy Caldwell, congas; Sakinah Muhammad, vocals #1,3.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 13, 1971
1.Brother You Know You're Doing WrongPrestige PR 10036
2.Don't Knock My Love-
3.I'm A BelieverPrestige 45-756, PR 10036
* Prestige PR 10036   Idris Muhammad - Peace And Rhythm
* Prestige 45-756   Idris Muhammad - I'm A Believer / Rhythm

Idris Muhammad Octet

Virgil Jones, trumpet; Clarence Thomas, tenor, soprano sax, flute, bells; William Bivens, vibes; Kenny Barron, electric piano; Ron Carter, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums, gong, cowbell, cabasa, autohorn; Buddy Caldwell, congas; Angel Allende, percussion, timbales.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 20, 1971
Peace And Rhythm Suite: PeacePrestige PR 10036
Peace And Rhythm Suite: RhythmPrestige 45-756, PR 10036
* Prestige PR 10036   Idris Muhammad - Peace And Rhythm
* Prestige 45-756   Idris Muhammad - I'm A Believer / Rhythm

Rusty Bryant Sextet

Rusty Bryant, tenor sax; Bill Mason, organ; Jimmy Ponder, Ernest Reed, guitar; Idris Muhammad, drums; Buddy Caldwell, congas.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 4, 1971
Wild FirePrestige PR 10037
It's Impossible-
The Alobamo Kid-
Riders On The Storm-
If You Really Love Me-
All That I've Got-
* Prestige PR 10037   Rusty Bryant - Wild Fire

Bernard Purdie Nonet

Danny Moore, Gerry Thomas, trumpet; Willie Bridges, Charlie Brown, tenor sax; Neal Creque, electric piano; Billy Nichols, guitar; Gordon Edwards, electric bass; Bernard Purdie, drums; Norman Pride, congas.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 11, 1971
ShaftPrestige PR 10038
Way Back Home-
Attica-
Changes-
Butterfingers-
Summer Melody-
* Prestige PR 10038   Bernard Purdie - Shaft

Gene Ammons - James Moody Quintet

Gene Ammons, James Moody, tenor sax; Jodie Christian, piano; Cleveland Eaton, bass; Marshall Thompson, drums.
"North Park Hotel", Chicago, IL, November 21, 1971
Just In TimePrestige P-10065
Work Song-
Have You Met Miss Jones-
Jim-Jam-Jug-
I'll Close My Eyes-
C Jam Blues-
Yardbird SuiteOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-1091-2
* Prestige P-10065; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1091-2   Gene Ammons, James Moody - Chicago Concert

Charles Earland Sextet

Virgil Jones, trumpet; Clifford Adams Jr., trombone; Arthur Grant, tenor sax, flute; Charles Earland, organ; Maynard Parker, guitar; Arthur Jenkins, congas.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1971
F-2925One For ScottyPrestige 45-746, PR 10018
My Scorpio LadyPrestige PR 10018
F-2924I Was Made To Love HerPrestige 45-746, PR 10018, MPP-2501
* Prestige PR 10018   Charles Earland - Soul Story
* Prestige MPP-2501   Charles Earland - Burners
* Prestige 45-746   Charles Earland - I Was Made To Love Her / One For Scotty

Funk, Inc.

Gene Baker, tenor sax; Bobby Watley, organ, vocals; Steve Weakley, guitar; Jimmy Munford, drums, vocals; Cecil Hunt, congas.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1971
Kool Is BackPrestige PR 10031
P-6014BowlegsPrestige 45-754, PR 10031
Sister JaniePrestige PR 10031
P-6013The Thrill Is GonePrestige 45-754, PR 10031
F-2970/F-2971The WhipperPrestige 45-752, PR 10031
* Prestige PR 10031, PRCD-24156-2   Funk, Inc.
* Prestige 45-754   Funk, Inc. - The Thrill Is Gone / Bowlegs
* Prestige 45-752   Funk, Inc. - The Whipper, Part 1 & 2

1972

Sonny Stitt Octet With Strings

Thad Jones, trumpet #3-5; Sonny Stitt, tenor sax #1,2, alto sax #3-5; Hank Jones, piano; Billy Butler, Wally Richardson, guitar #3-5; George Duvivier, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums; Buddy Caldwell, congas, bells #3-5; unidentified strings, #3-5; Billy Ver Planck, arranger, conductor #3-5.
NYC, February 15, 1972
1.Where Is LovePrestige P-10048
2.Goin' Down Slow-
3.Miss Ann Lisa Sune And Sadie-
4.Living Without You-
5.Acid Funk Reprise-
* Prestige P-10048   Sonny Stitt - Goin' Down Slow

Charles Earland Orchestra

Jon Faddis, Virgil Jones, Lee Morgan, Victor Paz, trumpet; Dick Griffin, Jack Jeffers, trombone; Clifford Adams, trombone #3; Hubert Laws Jr., flute #1-3; Billy Harper, tenor sax, alto flute #4; Charles Earland, organ; John Fourie, Greg Millar, guitar; Billy Cobham, drums; Sinny Morgan, congas.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 16, 1972
1.Happy 'Cause I'm Goin' HomePrestige P-10041
2. P-6015Will You Still Love Me TomorrowPrestige 45-755, P-10041, MPP-2501
3. P-6016'Cause I Love HerPrestige 45-755, P-10041
4.LowdownPrestige P-10061
* Prestige P-10041; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1021-2   Charles Earland - Intensity
* Prestige MPP-2501   Charles Earland - Burners
* Prestige P-10061   Charles Earland - Charles III
* Prestige 45-755   Charles Earland - Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow / 'Cause I Love Her

Charles Earland Nonet

Lee Morgan, trumpet; Virgil Jones, trumpet #1; Hubert Laws Jr., piccolo #1; Billy Harper, tenor sax; William Thorpe, baritone sax #1; Charles Earland, organ; Maynard Parker, guitar; Billy Cobham, drums; Sinny Morgan, congas #1.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 17, 1972
1.MorganPrestige P-10041
2.SpeedballPrestige P-10061, MPP-2501
* Prestige P-10041; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1021-2   Charles Earland - Intensity
* Prestige P-10061   Charles Earland - Charles III
* Prestige MPP-2501   Charles Earland - Burners

Leon Spencer Jr. Octet

Virgil Jones, trumpet #3,4; Hubert Laws, flute #4; Sonny Fortune, alto sax #3,4; Dave Hubbard, tenor sax #2-4; Leon Spencer Jr., organ, vocals; Melvin Sparks, guitar; Idris Muhammad, drums; Buddy Caldwell, congas #3,4.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 22, 1972
1.Down On Dowling StreetPrestige P-10042
2.Hip Shaker-
3.Bad Walking Woman-
4.Where I'm Coming FromPrestige P-10063
* Prestige P-10042   Leon Spencer Jr. - Bad Walking Woman
* Prestige P-10063   Leon Spencer Jr. - Where I'm Coming From

Funk, Inc.

Eugene Barr, tenor sax; Bobby Watley, organ, vocals; Steve Weakley, guitar; Jimmy Munford, drums, vocals; Cecil Hunt, congas.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 18, 1972
Chicken Lickin'Prestige P-10043
Running Away-
They Trying To Get Me-
The Better Half-
Let's Make Peace And Stop The War-
Jung Bongo-
* Prestige P-10043   Funk, Inc. - Chicken Lickin'
= Prestige PRCD-24156-2   Funk, Inc.

Gene Ammons Sextet With Horns

Cat Anderson, John Audino, Gene Coe, Reunald Jones, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, Benny Powell, Mike Wemberley, Britt Woodman, trombone; David Duke, Henry Sigismonti, French horn; Tommy Johnson, tuba; Gene Ammons, Red Holloway, tenor sax; Jack Nimitz, Jerome Richardson, Herman Riley, Ernie Watts, reeds; Joe Sample, piano; Dennis Budimir, guitar; Bob Saravia, bass; Candy Finch, drums; Bob Noris, congas; Bobby Bryant, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, March 20, 1972
Free AgainPrestige PR 10040
What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life-
Jackson-
* Prestige PR 10040   Gene Ammons - Free Again

Houston Person Tentet

Victor Paz, Joe Wilder, trumpet; Jim Buffington, French horn; Hubert Laws, flute; Ronnie Jannelli, flute, clarinet, baritone sax; Houston Person, tenor sax; Buzz Bauer, tenor, baritone sax, English horn, oboe, piccolo, flute, clarinet; Cedar Walton, piano; Ernie Hayes, organ #1-7; Jimmy Watson, organ #8; Grady Tate, drums; Bunny Briggs, tap dance #6; Billy Ver Planck, arranger, conductor.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 1, 1972
1.Don't Mess With BillPrestige P-10044
2.I Think It's Going To Rain Today-
3.Moan Er-Uh Lisa-
4.Everything's Alright-
5.Imagine-
6.Mr. Bojangles-
7.Let's Call This-
8.Bleecker Street-
* Prestige P-10044   Houston Person - Broken Windows, Empty Hallways

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Ramon Morris, flute; Buddy Terry, soprano sax; John Hicks, electric piano; Mickey Bass, Stanley Clarke, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Emanuel Rahim, congas; Nathaniel Bettis, Richie "Pablo" Landrum, Sonny Morgan, percussion.
NYC, May 23, 1972
Song For A Lonely WomanPrestige P-10047
* Prestige P-10047   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Child's Dance

Dexter Gordon Quintet

Thad Jones, trumpet, flugelhorn; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Stanley Clarke, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 22, 1972
Ca' PurangePrestige P-10051
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face-
Oh! Karen OPrestige P-10051, PRCD-11003-2
AireginPrestige P-10051
Airegin (alternate take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1005-2
TangerinePrestige P-10091
August Blues-
What It Was-
* Prestige P-10051; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1005-2   Dexter Gordon - Ca' Purange
* Prestige P-10091; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1041-2   Dexter Gordon - Tangerine
* Prestige PRCD-11003-2   Dexter Gordon Plays The Blues - Blue Dex

Bayete (Todd Cochran)

Mulobo (Fred Berry), Oscar Brashear, trumpet, flugelhorn; Wayne Wallace, trombone; Hadley Caliman, flute, tenor sax; Mguanda (Dave Johnson), soprano sax; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes, marimba; Bayete, piano, Fender Rhodes, electric Clavinet; James Leary III, electric, acoustic bass; Thabo Vincar, drums; everybody, percussion; on Bayete, Mguanda, lead vocals; Oscar Brashear, James Leary III, Mulobo, vocals.
June 26, 1972
It Ain'tPrestige P-10045
Free Angela (Thoughts... And All I've Got To Say)-
Njeri (Belonging To A Warrior)-
I'm On It-
Bayete (Between Man And God)-
Eurus (The Southwest Wind)-
* Prestige P-10045   Bayete (Todd Cochran) - Worlds Around The Sun

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 28, 1972
The Days Of Wine And RosesPrestige P-10091
* Prestige P-10091; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1041-2   Dexter Gordon - Tangerine

Hampton Hawes Sextet

Oscar Brashear, trumpet; Harold Land, tenor sax; Hampton Hawes, piano, electric piano, organ, synthesizer; Arthur Adams, guitar; Chuck Rainey, electric bass; Ndugu, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, June, 1972
Little BirdPrestige P-10046
Drums For Peace-
Love Is Better-
Josie Black-
Don't Pass Me By-
Universe-
J.B's Mind-
* Prestige P-10046   Hampton Hawes - Universe

Rusty Bryant Sextet

Rusty Bryant, alto, tenor sax; Kenneth Moss, electric piano, organ; Harold Young, guitar; Eddie Brookshine, electric bass; Fred Masey, drums; Norman Jones, congas, percussion.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 17, 1972
Down By The CuyahogaPrestige P-10053
Have You Seen Her-
Friday Night Funk For Saturday Night Brothers-
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy-
Blues For A Brother-
* Prestige P-10053   Rusty Bryant - Friday Night Funk For Saturday Night Brothers

Dexter Gordon Quintet

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet, flugelhorn; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 22, 1972
MilestonesPrestige P-10069
Milestones (alternate take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-836-2
Scared To Be AlonePrestige P-10069
We See-
The Group-
* Prestige P-10069; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-836-2   Dexter Gordon - Generation

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Woody Shaw, trumpet; Manny Boyd, flute #2; Ramon Morris, tenor sax #1,2; George Cables, piano, electric piano; Stanley Clarke, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Ray Mantilla, congas #1,2.
NYC, July 28, 1972
1.C.C.Prestige P-10047
2.Child's Dance-
3.I Can't Get Started-
* Prestige P-10047   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Child's Dance

Houston Person Sextet

Houston Person, tenor sax; Richard Tee, piano, electric piano; Hugh McCracken, guitar; Joe Beck, guitar, electric guitar, arranger; Ron Carter, bass; Grady Tate, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 11 or November 7, 1972
A Song For YouPrestige P-10055
Trouble With Hello Is Goodbye-
Scared To Be Alone-
* Prestige P-10055   Houston Person - Sweet Burn And Barbeque

Sonny Stitt Quartet

Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; Reggie Johnson, bass; Lenny McBrowne, drums.
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, September 13 & 14, 1972
Back DoorPrestige P-10074
Your Love Is So Doggone Good-
Orange Ash Tray-
I Don't Know Yet-
The More I See You-
Speculation-
* Prestige P-10074   Sonny Stitt - So Doggone Good

Bayete Umbra Zindiko

Mulobo (Fred Berry), trumpet, flugelhorn, vocals; Mguanda (Dave Johnson), soprano sax, flute, vocals, percussion; Bayete (Umbra Zindiko), piano, electric piano, electric Clavinet, vocals; Hoza Phillips, electric bass, vocals; Agusta Lee Collins, drums, percussion.
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, September 18 & October 2, 1972
Let It Take Your MindPrestige P-10062
The Time Has Come-
Think On, The People Arise / Mulobo / People Arise!!!-
Don't Need Nobody-
Pruda's Shoes: I. Duet / II. Trio / III. Ensemble / IV. Finale-
* Prestige P-10062   Bayete Umbra Zindiko - Seeking Other Beauty

Charles Earland Septet

Elmer Coles, trumpet; Clifford Adams, trombone; James Vass, alto, soprano sax; Charles Earland, organ; Maynard Parker, guitar; Darryl Washington, drums; Kenneth Nash, congas.
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, October 9, 1972
SmilingPrestige P-10050
The Moontrane-
We've Only Just Begun-
Spinky-
Black Gun-
Freedom Jazz Dance-
* Prestige P-10050   Charles Earland - Live At Lighthouse

Gene Ammons Sextet With Strings

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Ernie Hayes, organ; Hank Jones, electric piano; Joe Beck, guitar; Ron Carter, bass, electric bass; Idris Muhammad, drums; unidentified strings, #1-3; Ed Bogas, arranger #1-3.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 28, 1972
1.Lady Sings The BluesPrestige 45-757, P-10058
2.Play Me-
3.BenPrestige P-10058
4.Fly MePrestige P-10070
5.Fuzz-
* Prestige P-10058   Gene Ammons - Get My Own
= Prestige PRCD-24281-2   Gene Ammons - Fine And Mellow
* Prestige P-10070   Gene Ammons - Big Bad Jug
= Prestige PRCD-24281-2   Gene Ammons - Fine And Mellow
* Prestige 45-757   Gene Ammons - Play Me / Lady Sings The Blues

Gene Ammons Sextet

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Ernie Hayes, organ #1,3; Hank Jones, electric piano; Joe Beck, guitar #1,3; Ron Carter, bass, electric bass; Mickey Roker, drums #1,3.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 30, 1972
1.Fine And MellowPrestige P-10058
2.Strange Fruit-
3.Big Bad JugPrestige P-10070
* Prestige P-10058   Gene Ammons - Get My Own
= Prestige PRCD-24281-2   Gene Ammons - Fine And Mellow
* Prestige P-10070   Gene Ammons - Big Bad Jug
= Prestige PRCD-24281-2   Gene Ammons - Fine And Mellow

Gary Bartz NTU Troop

Gary Bartz, alto, soprano, sopranino sax, electric piano, percussion, voice; Andy Bey, electric piano, percussion, vocals; Stafford James, bass, electric bass, percussion, voice; Howard King, drums, percussion, voice.
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, October, 1972
I Wanna Be Where You ArePrestige P-10057, PRCD-24181-2
Black Maybe-
Bertha Baptist-
Africans Unite-
Teheran-
same session.
Sifa ZotePrestige P-10068, PRCD-24181-2
Whasaname-
Betcha By Golly, Wow-
Etoile Des NeigesPrestige P-10068
Sing Me A Song TodayPrestige P-10068, PRCD-24181-2
* Prestige P-10057   Gary Bartz NTU Troop - Juju Street Songs
* Prestige P-10068   Gary Bartz NTU Troop - Follow The Medicine Man
* Prestige PRCD-24181-2   Gary Bartz NTU Troop - Juju Street Songs

Gene Ammons Quintet

Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Sonny Phillips, piano, organ; Maynard Parker, guitar; Ron Carter, bass, electric bass; Billy Cobham, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 1, 1972
God Bless The ChildPrestige P-10058
Tin Shack Out Back-
Lady MamaPrestige P-10070
I Can't Help Myself-
Lucille-
Papa Was A Rolling Stone-
* Prestige P-10058   Gene Ammons - Get My Own
= Prestige PRCD-24281-2   Gene Ammons - Fine And Mellow
* Prestige P-10070   Gene Ammons - Big Bad Jug
= Prestige PRCD-24281-2   Gene Ammons - Fine And Mellow

Maynard Parker Quintet

Buddy Lucas, tenor sax, harmonica; Ernie Hayes, electric piano, organ; Maynard Parker, guitar; George Duvivier, bass; Jimmy Johnson, drums.
November 7, 1972
The World Is A GhettoPrestige P-10054
Killing Me Softly With His Song-
Midnight Rider-
Freedom Jazz Dance-
* Prestige P-10054   Maynard Parker - Midnight Rider

Houston Person Quintet

Houston Person, tenor sax; Joe Beck, guitar, electric guitar, arranger; George Duvivier, bass; Grady Tate, drums; Buddy Caldwell, congas, percussion.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 7 or September 11, 1972
Sweet Burn And BarbecuePrestige P-10055
This Masquerade-
Down Here On The Ground-
Put It Where You Want-
Groove Thang-
* Prestige P-10055   Houston Person - Sweet Burn And Barbeque

Ivan "Boogaloo Joe" Jones Quintet

Rusty Bryant, alto, tenor sax; Butch Cornell, organ; Ivan "Boogaloo Joe" Jones, guitar; Jimmy Lewis, electric bass; Grady Tate, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 24, 1972
Hoochie Coo ChickiePrestige P-10056
Snake Rhythm Rock-
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face-
He's So Fine-
Big Bad Midnight Roller-
* Prestige P-10056   Ivan "Boogaloo Joe" Jones - Snake Rhythm Rock

Funk, Inc.

Eugene Barr, tenor sax; Bobby Watley, organ; Steve Weakley, guitar; Gordon Edwards, electric bass #1,3,5; Jimmy Munford, drums; Cecil Hunt, congas.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 1, 1972
1.Smokin' At Tiffany'sPrestige P-10059
2.Give Me Your Love-
3.Dirty RedPrestige 45-759, P-10059
4.I Can See Clearly NowPrestige P-10059
5.I'll Be Around-
6.We Can Be Friends-
* Prestige P-10059   Funk, Inc. - Hangin' Out
* Prestige 45-759   Funk, Inc. - Dirty Red, Part 1 & 2

Gene Ammons Band With Horns

Al Aarons, Cat Anderson, John Audino, Buddy Childers, Gene Coe, Reunald Jones, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, Grover Mitchell, Benny Powell, Mike Wemberley, Britt Woodman, trombone; David Duke, Henry Sigismonti, French horn; Tommy Johnson, tuba; Gene Ammons, Pete Christlieb, tenor sax; Jack Nimitz, Jerome Richardson, Herman Riley, Ernie Watts, reeds; Dennis Budimir, Dwight Dickerson, piano; Arthur Adams, guitar; Bob Saravia, bass; Chuck Rainey, electric bass; Paul Humphrey, drums; Bobby Bryant, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, 1972
Crazy MaryPrestige PR 10040
Fru Fru-
Juggin'-
* Prestige PR 10040   Gene Ammons - Free Again

Charles Earland Orchestra

Jon Faddis, Victor Paz, Joe Shepley, Richard Williams, trumpet, flugelhorn; Garnett Brown, trombone; Jack Jeffers, trombone, tuba; Billy Harper, tenor sax, alto flute; Seldon Powell, baritone sax, alto flute; Charles Earland, organ, electric piano, soprano sax, percussion; Stuart Sharf, guitar #1,2; Jack Turner, guitar, percussion; Darryl Washington, drums, percussion; Larry Killian, percussion; Joe Lee Wilson, vocals.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1972
1.Girl You Need A Change Of MindPrestige 45-761, P-10061
2.Charles III-
3.Auburn DelightPrestige P-10061
4.My Favorite Things-
* Prestige P-10061   Charles Earland - Charles III
* Prestige 45-761   Charles Earland - Charles III / Girl You Need A Change Of Mind

Leon Spencer Jr. Sextet With Strings

Hubert Laws, flute; Buzz Brauer, flute, English horn, oboe; Leon Spencer Jr., organ; Joe Beck, guitar; Idris Muhammad, drums; Buddy Caldwell, percussion #1,4; unidentified strings, #2; Billy Ver Planck, arranger #2.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1972
1.When My Love Has GonePrestige P-10042
2.In Search Of Love-
3.When Dreams Start To Fade-
4.If You Were Me And I Were You-
* Prestige P-10042   Leon Spencer Jr. - Bad Walking Woman

Maynard Parker Quintet

Richard Tee, electric piano; Joe Beck, Maynard Parker, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Grady Tate, drums.
circa 1972
Mama Told Me Not To ComePrestige P-10054
Lady Sings The Blues-
One Hand-
Bad Montana-
* Prestige P-10054   Maynard Parker - Midnight Rider