Richie Kamuca Discography

1956 (age 26)

Richie Kamuca Quartet

Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; Vince Guaraldi, piano; Monty Budwig, bass; Joe Morello, drums.

NYC, January 11, 1956

A Gal In CalicoKeynote unissued
It's You Or No One-
It Had To Be You-
Lost April-
Moonlight Becomes You-
The Night Has A Thousand Eyes-
One Man's Famine-

Richie Kamuca Quartet

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 YouPacific Jazz JWC-505, CDP 7 92931 2

* Pacific Jazz JWC-505; World Pacific JWC-505   Various Artists - Solo Flight
* Pacific Jazz CDP 7 92931 2   Chet Baker, Art Pepper - The Route

Richie Kamuca - Bill Perkins Quintet

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

Los Angeles, CA, July, 1956

Cotton TailLiberty LRP-3051
I Want A Little Girl-
Blues For Two-
Indian Summer-
Don't Be That Way-
Oh! Look At Me Now-
Pick A Dilly-

* Liberty LRP-3051; Pacific Jazz CDP 0777 7 97195 2 5   Tenors Head-On Featuring Bill Perkins And Richie Kamuca


Richie Kamuca Quartet

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

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, June, 1957

Just FriendsMode MOD-LP 102
Rain Drain-
What's New-
Early Bird-
Me And My Only Love-
Fire One-

* Mode MOD-LP 102; V.S.O.P. #17 CD   Richie Kamuca Quartet

1970 (age 40)

Richie Kamuca - Buddy Tate Quintet

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

1.BroadwayCellar Door Records dividend; SSJ (J) XQAM-1611
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-

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


Richie Kamuca - Lee Konitz Quintet

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 TimeCellar Door Records CLLR-102
Just Friends-
Star Eyes-
All The Things You Are-
Lester Leaps In-

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


Richard Kamuca Quartet

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

Los Angeles, CA, late 1976

I Concentrate On YouJazzz Records JAZZZ 104
If I Love Again-
Some Other Spring-
Say It Isn't So-
Flying Down To Rio-
When Day Is Done-
'Tis Autumn-

* Jazzz Records JAZZZ 104   Richard Kamuca Quartet 1976
= Concord Jazz CJ-41   Richie Kamuca - Richie

1977 (aged 46)

Richie Kamuca Duo

Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; Dave Frishberg, piano.

Los Angeles, CA, early 1977

I Didn't Know About YouConcord Jazz CJ-39
All Alone-
Three Little Words-
With The Wind And The Rain In Your Hair-
Harlem Butterfly-

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

Richie Kamuca Quintet

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

Los Angeles, CA, early 1977

Dizzy AtmosphereConcord Jazz CJ-96
If You Could See Me Now-
Blues In B Flat-
Medley: Willow Weep For Me; Everything Happens To Me-
Hot House-

* Concord Jazz CJ-96   Richie Kamuca - Charlie

Richie Kamuca Trio

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

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

Drop Me Off In HarlemConcord Jazz CJ-39
Dear Bix-
It Must Be True-

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