Richie Kamuca Catalog

1956 (age 26)

Various Artists - Solo Flight   Pacific Jazz JWC-505   1957

Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; Pete Jolly, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Stan Levey, drums.

Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956

If I Should Lose You

** also released on World Pacific JWC-505 in 1958.

Tenors Head-On Featuring Bill Perkins And Richie Kamuca   Liberty LRP-3051

Richie Kamuca, Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Pete Jolly, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Stan Levey, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, July, 1956

Cotton Tail
I Want A Little Girl
Blues For Two
Indian Summer
Don't Be That Way
Oh! Look At Me Now
Pick A Dilly

** also released on Pacific Jazz CDP 0777 7 97195 2 5 in 1992.


Richie Kamuca Quartet   Mode MOD-LP 102

Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; Carl Perkins, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Stan Levey, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, June, 1957

Just Friends
Rain Drain
What's New
Early Bird
Me And My Only Love
Fire One

** also released on V.S.O.P. #17 CD in 1988.

1970 (age 40)

Richie Kamuca And Buddy Tate - Live At Donte's-1970 - Back To The Ballroom   SSJ (J) XQAM-1611   2009

Richie Kamuca, tenor sax #1,4-7; Buddy Tate, tenor sax #1-3,7; Mundell Lowe, guitar #1,7; Monty Budwig, bass; Chuck Flores, drums.

Donte's, North Hollywood, CA, May 17 and 18, 1970

2.Mack The Knife
3.You Don't Know What Love Is
4.Jumpin' At The Woodside
6.My Funny Valentine
7.Jumpin' With Symphony Sid


Richie Kamuca, Lee Konitz - Live At Donte's   Cellar Door Records CLLR-102   2010

Lee Konitz, alto sax; Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; Dolo Coker, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Jake Hanna, drums.

Donte's, North Hollywood, CA, 1974

Baby, Baby All The Time
Just Friends
Star Eyes
All The Things You Are
Lester Leaps In


Richard Kamuca Quartet 1976   Jazzz Records JAZZZ 104   1976

Richard Kamuca, tenor sax, vocal; Mundell Lowe, guitar; Monty Budwig, bass; Nick Ceroli, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, late 1976

I Concentrate On You
If I Love Again
Some Other Spring
Say It Isn't So
Flying Down To Rio
When Day Is Done
'Tis Autumn

** also released on Richie Kamuca - Richie, Concord Jazz CJ-41 in 1977.

1977 (aged 46)

Richie Kamuca - Drop Me Off In Harlem   Concord Jazz CJ-39   1977

Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; Dave Frishberg, piano.

Los Angeles, CA, early 1977

I Didn't Know About You
All Alone
Three Little Words
With The Wind And The Rain In Your Hair
Harlem Butterfly

Richie Kamuca, tenor sax, vocal; Herb Ellis, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.

Coast Recorders, San Francisco, CA, February 2, 1977

Drop Me Off In Harlem
Dear Bix
It Must Be True

Richie Kamuca - Charlie   Concord Jazz CJ-96   1979

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Donald Bailey, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, early 1977

Dizzy Atmosphere
If You Could See Me Now
Blues In B Flat
Medley: Willow Weep For Me / Everything Happens To Me
Hot House