Richie Kamuca Catalog

1956 (age 26)

Various Artists - Solo Flight  (Pacific Jazz JWC-505)

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.

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
Spain
Pick A Dilly

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

1957

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
Nevertheless
Me And My Only Love
Fire One
Cherokee

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

1970 (age 40)

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

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 & 18, 1970

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

1974

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

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

1976

Richard Kamuca Quartet 1976  (Jazzz Records JAZZZ 104)

Richard Kamuca, tenor sax, vocals; 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
Symphony
Flying Down To Rio
When Day Is Done
'Tis Autumn

** also released on Concord Jazz CJ-41 entitled "Richie Kamuca - Richie".

1977 (aged 46)

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

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, vocals; 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)

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
Chi-Chi
Barbados
Confirmation
Blues In B Flat
Medley: Willow Weep For Me / Everything Happens To Me
Hot House