Ralph Peterson Discography

1988 (age 26)

Ralph Peterson Quintet

Terence Blanchard, trumpet; Steve Wilson, alto, soprano sax; Geri Allen, piano; Phil Bowler, bass; Ralph Peterson, drums.

A&R Studios, NYC, April 19 & 20, 1988

Enemy Withinsomethin'else (J) RJ28-5502
Monief-
The Short End Of The Stick-
Soweto 6-
Viola's Dance-
Bebopskerony-

* somethin'else (J) RJ28-5502, CJ32-5502, TOCJ-8026, TOCJ-95002; Blue Note B1-91730, CDP 7 91730 2   Ralph Peterson Quintet - V

Ralph Peterson Trio Featuring Geri Allen

Geri Allen, piano; Phil Bowler, bass; Ralph Peterson, drums.

A&R Studios, NYC, April 20, 1988

Just You, Just Mesomethin'else (J) RJ28-5505

* somethin'else (J) RJ28-5505, CJ32-5505, TOCJ-95004; Blue Note B1-92750, CDP 7 92750 2   Ralph Peterson Trio Featuring Geri Allen - Triangular

Ralph Peterson Trio Featuring Geri Allen

Geri Allen, piano; Essiet Okon Essiet, bass; Ralph Peterson, drums.

A&R Studios, NYC, August 21 & 22, 1988

Bemsha Swingsomethin'else (J) RJ28-5505
Triangular-
Water Colors-
Princess-
Move-
Splash-
Smoke Rings-

* somethin'else (J) RJ28-5505, CJ32-5505, TOCJ-95004; Blue Note B1-92750, CDP 7 92750 2   Ralph Peterson Trio Featuring Geri Allen - Triangular

1989

Ralph Peterson Quintet

Terence Blanchard, trumpet; Steve Wilson, alto, soprano sax; Geri Allen, piano; Phil Bowler, bass; Ralph Peterson, drums.

Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, February 27 & 28, 1989

Volitionsomethin'else (J) CJ32-5510
Seven Of Swords-
On My Side-
Forth And Back-
Back To Stay-
In Step-
Benevolent One-
Sasquash-

* somethin'else (J) CJ32-5510; Blue Note CDP 7 93894 2   Ralph Peterson Quintet - Volition

Ralph Peterson Presents The Fo'tet

Don Byron, clarinet, bass clarinet; Bryan Carrott, vibes; Melissa Slocum, bass; Ralph Peterson, drums; with Frank Lacy, trombone, flugelhorn #2,6,8; David Murray, tenor sax, bass clarinet #2,6,8.

A&R Studios, NYC, December 22 & 23, 1989

1.Urban Omensomethin'else (J) TOCJ-5521
2.Thabo-
3.Homegoing (For Lee Morgan)-
4.Axis Mundi-
5.Ballad For Queen Tiye-
6.Miss Lady-
7.I Can Dream, Can't I?-
8.Confrontation-
9.Johnny Come Lately-

* somethin'else (J) TOCJ-5521; Blue Note CDP 7 95475 2   Ralph Peterson Presents The Fo'tet

1990

Ralph Peterson's Fo'tet

Don Byron, clarinet, bass clarinet; Bryan Carrott, vibes; Melissa Slocum, bass; Ralph Peterson, drums, cornet.

Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, August 7, 8 & 9, 1990

Ornettologysomethin'else (J) TOCJ-5533
The Substance Of Things Hoped For-
Nemesis-
Iris-
Status Flux-
I Mean You-
Sneak Attack-
Congeniality-
There Is No Greater Love-

* somethin'else (J) TOCJ-5533; Blue Note CDP 7 98290 2   Ralph Peterson's Fo'tet - Ornettology

1992 (age 30)

Ralph Peterson Quintet/Septet

Graham Haynes, cornet; Steve Wilson, soprano, alto sax; Michele Rosewoman, piano; Phil Bowler, bass; Ralph Peterson, drums; with Ku-umba Frank Lacy, trombone #1; Craig Handy, tenor sax #1.

The Power Station, NYC, March 18-20, 1992

1.Free For Allsomethin'else (J) TOCJ-5551
2.Sonora-
3.Art Of Blakey-
4.Central Park West-
5.When You Wish Upon A Star-
6.Bon Marie-
7.I Remember Bu-
8.Where It's Come From-
9.People Make World Go Round-

* somethin'else (J) TOCJ-5551; Blue Note CDP 7243 8 27645 2 6   Ralph Peterson Quintet - Art

1994

Ralph Peterson Fo'tet

Steve Wilson, soprano sax; Bryan Carrott, vibes, marimba; Belden Bullock, bass; Ralph Peterson, drums.

Soundtrack Studio, NYC, November 28 & 29, 1994

Further FoEvidence ECD 22113-2
Song Of Serenity-
Long Journey Home-
Insanity-
Bottom-
Turn It Over-
Just For Today-
Acceptance-
For All My Tomorrows-
Keep It Simple-

* Evidence ECD 22113-2   Ralph Peterson Fo'tet - The Reclamation Project

1995

The Ralph Peterson Fo'tet

Steve Wilson, soprano sax; Bryan Carrott, vibes; Belden Bullock, bass; Ralph Peterson Jr., drums.

Soundtrack Studio, NYC, November 20 & December 18, 1995

Jackie-ingEvidence ECD 22174-2
Skippy-
Epistrophy-
Played Twice-
Light Blue-
Criss Cross-
Four In One-
Monkin' Around-
Spherically Speaking-
Well You Needn't-
Brilliant Corners-

* Evidence ECD 22174-2   The Ralph Peterson Fo'tet - The Fo'tet Plays Monk

1999

Ralph Peterson Jr And The Fo'tet With Special Guest

Ralph Bowen, soprano sax; Bryan Carrott, vibes, marimba; Belden Bullock, bass; Ralph Peterson Jr, drums, percussion; with special guest: Michael Brecker, tenor sax #1,7.

RPM Sound Studios, NYC, May 5 & 6 & June 6, 1999

1.Back To StaySirocco Jazz Limited (E) SJL 1006
2.From Within-
3.Apple's Eye-
4.Did You Notice-
5.Miles' Mode-
6.Surrender-
7.Soul Eyes-
8.Is That So?-
9.Inner Evolution-
10.Hidden Treasures-

* Sirocco Jazz Limited (E) SJL 1006   Ralph Peterson Jr And The Fo'tet With Special Guest - Back To Stay

Ralph Peterson Trio

David Kikoski, piano; Gerald Cannon, bass; Ralph Peterson, drums.

Brooklyn, NY, December, 1999

Jeans' DreamSirocco Jazz Limited (E) SJL 1009
Peri-
Night And Day-
Games-
Blues For Jones-
I Remember Bu-
Red's Brazilian Fantasy-
If I Were A Bell-

* Sirocco Jazz Limited (E) SJL 1009   Ralph Peterson, David Kikoski, Gerald Cannon - Triangular 2

2001

Ralph Peterson Quintet

Jeremy Pelt, trumpet, flugelhorn; Jimmy Greene, tenor, soprano sax; Orrin Evans, piano; Eric Revis, bass; Ralph Peterson, drums.

Brooklyn, NY, January 16, 2001

The Art Of WarCriss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1206 CD
Inner Sanctum-
Freight Train-
All My Tomorrows-
Apocalypse-
A Choice Not Taken-
Smoke Rings-
Portrait Of Jenny-
Monief-
Big Jimmy-

* Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1206 CD   Ralph Peterson - The Art Of War

Ralph Peterson Quintet

Jeremy Pelt, trumpet, flugelhorn; Jimmy Greene, tenor, soprano sax; Orrin Evans, piano; Eric Revis, bass; Ralph Peterson, drums.: same personnel.

Brooklyn, NY, December 19, 2001

Trials Of Trust And TreacheryCriss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1225 CD
The Vicious Cycle-
The Fifth Insight-
Tears I Cannot Hide-
Essence Of The Wizard-
But I Never Left-
The Seventh Insight-
Social Response-
I Only Miss Her When She's Gone-
Synergy-
Subliminal Seduction-

* Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1225 CD   Ralph Peterson - Subliminal Seduction

2002 (age 40)

Ralph Peterson Quintet

Jeremy Pelt, trumpet, flugelhorn; Jimmy Greene, tenor, soprano sax; Orrin Evans, piano; Eric Revis, bass; Ralph Peterson, drums.

Brooklyn, NY, December 10, 2002

Respect For TruthCriss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1240 CD
Tests Of Time-
I Love You-
Telepathy-
Neo Terra-
Ballad For Queen Tiye-
Prayer For Colombine-
When I Fall In Love-
Question-
Cheryl-
Dark Prince-

* Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1240 CD   Ralph Peterson - Tests Of Time

2003

The Ralph Peterson Fo'tet Augmented

Don Byron, clarinet, bass clarinet; Bryan Carrott, vibes; Belden Bullock, bass; Ralph Peterson, drums; Eguie Castillo, percussion.

Brooklyn, NY, December 9, 2003

Shade Of JadeCriss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1255 CD
Surrender-
The Burning Sands-
Johnny Come Lately-
Status Flux-
Beautious B-
Acceptance-
The Commute-
Keep It Simple-

* Criss Cross Jazz (Du) Criss 1255 CD   Ralph Peterson - The Fo'tet Augmented

2010

Ralph Peterson's Unity Project

Josh Evans, trumpet; Jovan Alexandre, tenor sax; Pat Bianchi, organ; Ralph Peterson, drums, trumpet; with David Fiuczynski, guitar.

New Jersey, July 19, 2010

The MoontraneOnyx Music Label ONYX 001?
Monk's Dreams-
Outer Reaches-
Katrina Ballerina-
Beyond All Limits-
On My Side-
An Inside Job-
Beyond My Wildest Dreams-
Ritha-
Zoltan-
We Three Kings-
Spectrum-

* Onyx Music Label ONYX 001?   Ralph Peterson's Unity Project - Outer Reaches

2011

The Ralph Peterson Unity Project

Josh Evans, trumpet; Craig Handy, tenor, soprano sax; Jake Sherman, Hammond organ; Ralph Peterson, drums.

"Firehouse 12", New Haven, CT, December 2, 2011

Minor LeagueOnyx Music Label ONYX 003?
Sonora-
Second Thoughts-
Old Folks-
Lexi's Song-
The Moontrane-

* Onyx Music Label ONYX 003?   Ralph Peterson - Alive At Firehouse 12, Vol. 1 - The Unity Project

2012 (age 50)

Ralph Peterson Fo'tet And Sextet

Felix Peikli, clarinet, bass clarinet; Joseph Doubleday, vibes; Alexander L.J. Toth, bass; Ralph Peterson, drums; with special guests: Bryan Carrott, marimba; Reinaldo Dejesus, percussion.

WGBH Studios 1, Boston, MA, January 24, 2012

One False Move (Fo'tet)Onyx Music Label ONYX 002
4 In 1 (Fo'tet)-
Addison And Anthony (Fo'tet)-
Bamboo Bends In A Storm (Fo'tet)-
Princess (Fo'tet)-

Sean Jones, trumpet; Tia Fuller, alto, soprano sax; Walter Smith III, tenor sax; Zaccai Curtis, piano; Luques Curtis, bass; Ralph Peterson, drums; with special guests: Eddie Bayard, tenor sax; Victor Goulg, piano.

Coming Home (Sextet)-
Impervious Gems (Sextet)-
The Duality Perspective (Sextet)-
You Have Know Idea (Sextet)-
Pinnacle (Sextet)-

* Onyx Music Label ONYX 002   Ralph Peterson Fo'tet And Sextet - The Duality Perspective

2013

The Ralph Peterson Fo'tet Augmented

Felix Peikli, clarinet, bass clarinet; Steve Wilson, soprano sax; Joseph Doubleday, vibes; Alex Claffy, bass; Ralph Peterson, drums; Eguie Castrillo, percussion.

"Firehouse 12", New Haven, CT, December 6, 2013

Humpty DumptyOnyx Music Label ONYX 004?
The Lady In Black-
The Tears I Cannot Hide-
Celia-
Chelsea Bridge-
Overjoyed-
Surrender-
Skippy-

* Onyx Music Label ONYX 004?   The Ralph Peterson Fo'tet Augmented - Alive At Firehouse, Vol. 2 - Fo' N Mo'