Roland Kirk Catalog

1956 (age 21)

Roland Kirk - Triple Threat  (King LP 539)

Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch; James Madison, piano; Carl Pruitt, bass; Henry Duncan, drums.

NYC, November 9, 1956

K9938Roland's Theme
K9939Easy Living
K9940Slow Groove
K9941A La Carte
K9942Stormy Weather
K9943Triple Threat
K9944The Nearness Of You

** also released on Bethlehem BCP-6064 entitled "Third Dimension". Affinity (E) AFF 121 entitled "Early Roots".

1960

Introducing Roland Kirk  (Argo LP-669)

Ira Sullivan, trumpet, tenor sax; Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, whistle; William Burton, organ, piano; Donald Garrett, bass; Sonny Brown, drums.

Chicago, IL, June 7, 1960

10249Jack The Ripper
10250Spirit Girl
10251Our Waltz
10252The Call
10253Soul Station
10254Our Love Is Here To Stay

1961

Roland Kirk With Jack McDuff - Kirk's Work  (Prestige PRLP 7210)

Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, flute, siren; Jack McDuff, organ; Joe Benjamin, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 11, 1961

3128Kirk's Work
3129Makin' Whoopee
3130Funk Underneath
3131Doin' The Sixty-Eight
3132Too Late Now
3133Skater's Waltz
3134Three For Dizzy

** also released on Prestige PR 7450 entitled "Roland Kirk With Jack McDuff - Funk Underneath". Original Jazz Classics OJC-459, OJCCD-459-2.
** part of Prestige P-24080.

Various Artists - Mercury 40th Anniversary V.S.O.P. Album  (Mercury (J) 25PJ-58/61)

Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, flute, siren; Richard Wyands, piano; Art Davis, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

Nola Studios, NYC, August 16, 1961

21889-1Blues For Alice (alternate take)

Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, flute; Herbie Hancock, piano; Vernon Martin, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

Nola Studios, NYC, April 17, 1962

24646 | PB7338Domino (alternate take)

** also released on Mercury (J) 30JD-22/25.

Roland Kirk - We Free Kings  (Mercury MG-20679)

Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, flute, siren; Richard Wyands, piano; Art Davis, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

Nola Studios, NYC, August 16, 1961

21889-3Blues For Alice
21890My Delight
21891The Haunted Melody
21892A Sack Full Of Soul

Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, flute, siren; Hank Jones, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

Nola Studios, NYC, August 17, 1961

21893We Free Kings
21895Moon Song
21896Some Kind Of Love
21899Three For The Festival
21900You Did It, You Did It

** also released on Mercury SR-60679.

The Complete Mercury Recordings Of Roland Kirk  (Mercury 314 846 630-2)

Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, flute, siren; Hank Jones, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.: same session.

Nola Studios, NYC, August 17, 1961

21894Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year

Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, flute; Herbie Hancock, piano; Vernon Martin, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

Nola Studios, NYC, April 17, 1962

23767-4 | PB7509-4When The Sun Comes Out
23768-1 | PB7510-1Time Races With Emit (aka Ad Lib)
24645-1 | PB7340-1I Didn't Know What Time It Was
24645-3 | PB7340-3-

Al DeRisi, Joe Newman, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Snooky Young, trumpet; Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Paul Faulise, Quentin Jackson, Melba Liston, Tom Mitchell, Santo Russo, Kai Winding, trombone; Ray Alonge, Jim Buffington, Earl Chapin, Paul Ingraham, Fred Klein, Bob Northern, Willie Ruff, Julius Watkins, French horn; Jay McAllister, Bill Stanley, tuba; Charles McCoy, harmonica; Al Cohn, Budd Johnson, Roland Kirk, Walt Levinsky, James Moody, Romeo Penque, Seldon Powell, Jerome Richardson, Zoot Sims, Frank Wess, Phil Woods, woodwinds; Patti Bown, Lalo Schifrin, Bobby Scott, piano, organ; Kenny Burrell, Jim Hall, Sam Herman, Wayne Wright, guitar; Art Davis, George Duvivier, Milt Hinton, Major Holley, Ben Tucker, Chris White, bass; Rudy Collins, Osie Johnson, Ed Shaughnessy, drums; James Johnson, timpani; Bill Costa, Jack Del Rio, George Devens, Charles Gomez, Jose Paula, percussion; Quincy Jones, arranger, conductor.

NYC, June 15, 1962

25137Dyna-Soar

Roland Kirk, tenor sax, flute, manzello, stritch, nose flute, siren; Sonny Boy Williamson, harmonica #4; Tete Montoliu, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen or Don Moore, bass; J.C. Moses, drums.

"Club Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, October, 1963

1.Narrow Bolero (alternate take)
2.My Heart Stood Still
3.Mood Indigo
4.Untitled Blues
5.Will You Still Be Mine
6.One For My Baby
7.We'll Be Together Again

Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, flute, siren, oboe; Horace Parlan, piano; Michael Fleming, bass; Steve Ellington, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 1964

31648Jive Elephant

Charlie Mingus - Vital Savage Horizons  (Alto AL 714)

Jimmy Knepper, trombone; Yusef Lateef, tenor sax, flute; Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch; Charles Mingus, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Dannie Richmond, drums; Pee Wee Marquette, announcer.

broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, October 21, 1961

Blue Cee (as Improvisation) (as Nouroog)
Ecclusiastics

Charles Mingus - The Complete 1961-1962 Birdland Broadcasts  (Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88661)

Jimmy Knepper, trombone; Yusef Lateef, tenor sax, flute; Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch; Charles Mingus, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Dannie Richmond, drums; Pee Wee Marquette, announcer.: same session.

broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, October 21, 1961

Hog Callin' Blues (incomplete)

Charlie Mingus - Oh Yeah  (Atlantic LP 1377)

Jimmy Knepper, trombone; Roland Kirk, flute, siren, tenor sax, manzello, stritch; Booker Ervin, tenor sax; Charlie Mingus, piano, vocals; Doug Watkins, bass; Dannie Richmond, drums.

NYC, November 6, 1961

5756Devil Woman
5757Ecclusiastics
5760Hog Callin' Blues
5761Oh Lord, Don't Let Them Drop That Atomic Bomb On Me
5762Passions Of A Man
5763Wham Bam Thank You Ma'am
5766Eat That Chicken

** also released on Atlantic SD 1377.
** part of Rhino R2 72871.

Charlie Mingus - Tonight At Noon  (Atlantic LP 1416)

Jimmy Knepper, trombone; Roland Kirk, flute, siren, tenor sax, manzello, stritch; Booker Ervin, tenor sax; Charlie Mingus, piano, vocals; Doug Watkins, bass; Dannie Richmond, drums.: same session.

NYC, November 6, 1961

5758"Old" Blues For Walt's Torin
5759Peggy's Blue Skylight
5765Invisible Lady

** also released on Atlantic SD 1416.
** part of Rhino R2 72871.

1962

Roland Kirk - Kirk's Works  (EmArcy EMS-2-411)

Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, flute; Herbie Hancock, piano; Vernon Martin, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

Nola Studios, NYC, April 17, 1962

24645 | PB7337Medley: Where Monk And Mingus Live / Let's Call This

Various Artists - V.S.O.P. Album II  (Mercury (J) SNP-131)

Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, flute; Herbie Hancock, piano; Vernon Martin, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.: same session.

Nola Studios, NYC, April 17, 1962

24645-5 | PB7340-5I Didn't Know What Time It Was
24649-3 | PB7341-3Someone To Watch Over Me

Roland Kirk - Domino  (Mercury MG-20748)

Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, flute; Wynton Kelly, piano; Vernon Martin, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

Nola Studios, NYC, April 18, 1962

24642 | PB7334Get Out Of Town
24643 | PB7335Rolando
24644 | PB7336I Believe In You
24647 | PB7339E.D.

Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, flute; Andrew Hill, piano, celeste; Vernon Martin, bass; Henry Duncan, drums.

Ter-Mar Recording Studio, Chicago, IL, September 6, 1962

26420-2/3 | PB8999-2/3Meeting On Termini's Corner
26421-5 | PB9000-5Domino
26422-5 | PB9001-5Time
26423-11/7 | PB9002-11/73-In-1 Without The Oil
26424-1 | PB9003-1A Stritch In Time
26425-10 | PB9004-10Lament

** also released on Mercury SR-60748, (J) EJD-3042; Verve 314 543 833-2.

Roland Kirk - Domino  (Verve 314 543 833-2)

Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, flute; Herbie Hancock, piano; Vernon Martin, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

Nola Studios, NYC, April 17, 1962

23766-1 | PB7508-1Termini's Corner
23766-3 | PB7508-3-
23766-4 | PB7508-4-
23766-6 | PB7508-6-
23767-1 | PB7509-1When The Sun Comes Out
23767-2 | PB7509-2-
24649-1 | PB7341-1Someone To Watch Over Me

** originally released as Mercury MG-20748 + 9 bonus tracks.

Roland Kirk, Roy Haynes - Snap Crackle / Fly Me To The Moon (In Other Words)  (Impulse! 45-213)

Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, C flute, nose flute; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Henry Grimes, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 16, 1962;
edited: NYC, January 15, 1963

11293Snap Crackle
11294Fly Me To The Moon (In Other Words)

Roy Haynes Quartet - Out Of The Afternoon  (Impulse! A-23)

Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, C flute, nose flute; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Henry Grimes, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.: same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 16, 1962

10926If I Should Lose You
10927Raoul
10928Snap Crackle
10929Fly Me To The Moon (In Other Words)

same personnel.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 23, 1962

10932Long Wharf
10933Moon Ray
10934Some Other Spring

** also released on Impulse! AS-23, IMPD-180.

Quincy Jones Plays Hip Hits  (Mercury MG-20799)

Al DeRisi, Joe Newman, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Snooky Young, trumpet; Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Paul Faulise, Quentin Jackson, Melba Liston, Tom Mitchell, Santo Russo, Kai Winding, trombone; Ray Alonge, Jim Buffington, Earl Chapin, Paul Ingraham, Fred Klein, Bob Northern, Willie Ruff, Julius Watkins, French horn; Jay McAllister, Bill Stanley, tuba; Charles McCoy, harmonica; Al Cohn, Budd Johnson, Roland Kirk, Walt Levinsky, James Moody, Romeo Penque, Seldon Powell, Jerome Richardson, Zoot Sims, Frank Wess, Phil Woods, woodwinds; Patti Bown, Lalo Schifrin, Bobby Scott, piano, organ; Kenny Burrell, Jim Hall, Sam Herman, Wayne Wright, guitar; Art Davis, George Duvivier, Milt Hinton, Major Holley, Ben Tucker, Chris White, bass; Rudy Collins, Osie Johnson, Ed Shaughnessy, drums; James Johnson, timpani; Bill Costa, Jack Del Rio, George Devens, Charles Gomez, Jose Paula, percussion; Quincy Jones, arranger, conductor.

NYC, June 15, 1962

25135A Taste Of Honey

same personnel.

NYC, April 9, 1963

Comin' Home Baby

** also released on Mercury SR-60799; Universal (J) UCCM-9152.

Quincy Jones - A Taste Of Honey / Shag Nasty  (Mercury 72012)

Al DeRisi, Joe Newman, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Snooky Young, trumpet; Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Paul Faulise, Quentin Jackson, Melba Liston, Tom Mitchell, Santo Russo, Kai Winding, trombone; Ray Alonge, Jim Buffington, Earl Chapin, Paul Ingraham, Fred Klein, Bob Northern, Willie Ruff, Julius Watkins, French horn; Jay McAllister, Bill Stanley, tuba; Charles McCoy, harmonica; Al Cohn, Budd Johnson, Roland Kirk, Walt Levinsky, James Moody, Romeo Penque, Seldon Powell, Jerome Richardson, Zoot Sims, Frank Wess, Phil Woods, woodwinds; Patti Bown, Lalo Schifrin, Bobby Scott, piano, organ; Kenny Burrell, Jim Hall, Sam Herman, Wayne Wright, guitar; Art Davis, George Duvivier, Milt Hinton, Major Holley, Ben Tucker, Chris White, bass; Rudy Collins, Osie Johnson, Ed Shaughnessy, drums; James Johnson, timpani; Bill Costa, Jack Del Rio, George Devens, Charles Gomez, Jose Paula, percussion; Quincy Jones, arranger, conductor.: same personnel.

NYC, June 15, 1962

25136Shag Nasty

Quincy Jones - Quincy Plays For Pussycats  (Mercury MG-21050)

Al DeRisi, Joe Newman, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Snooky Young, trumpet; Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Paul Faulise, Quentin Jackson, Melba Liston, Tom Mitchell, Santo Russo, Kai Winding, trombone; Ray Alonge, Jim Buffington, Earl Chapin, Paul Ingraham, Fred Klein, Bob Northern, Willie Ruff, Julius Watkins, French horn; Jay McAllister, Bill Stanley, tuba; Charles McCoy, harmonica; Al Cohn, Budd Johnson, Roland Kirk, Walt Levinsky, James Moody, Romeo Penque, Seldon Powell, Jerome Richardson, Zoot Sims, Frank Wess, Phil Woods, woodwinds; Patti Bown, Lalo Schifrin, Bobby Scott, piano, organ; Kenny Burrell, Jim Hall, Sam Herman, Wayne Wright, guitar; Art Davis, George Duvivier, Milt Hinton, Major Holley, Ben Tucker, Chris White, bass; Rudy Collins, Osie Johnson, Ed Shaughnessy, drums; James Johnson, timpani; Bill Costa, Jack Del Rio, George Devens, Charles Gomez, Jose Paula, percussion; Quincy Jones, arranger, conductor.: same session.

NYC, June 15, 1962

25138Sermonette

** also released on Mercury SR-61050; Universal (J) UCCM-9154.

Tubby Hayes - Tubby's Back In Town  (Smash MGS-27026)

James Moody as Jimmy Gloomy, tenor sax, flute; Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, flute, nose flute; Tubby Hayes, vibes, tenor sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Sam Jones, bass; Louis Hayes, drums.

NYC, June 23, 1962

25190Stitt's Tune (aka The Blues Walk)
25191I See With My Third "I"
25192If I Had You / Alone Together / For Heaven's Sake
25193Afternoon In Paris
25194Lady "E"

** also released on Smash SRS-67026. Fontana (E) TL 5195, (E) STL 5195 entitled "Tubby Hayes And The All Stars - Return Visit!".

Quincy Jones - Big Band Bossa Nova  (Mercury MG-20751)

Roland Kirk, flute; Jerome Richardson, alto flute, flute, woodwinds; Lalo Schifrin, piano; Chris White, bass; Rudy Collins, drums; Carlos Gomez, Jose Paula, Jack Del Rio, percussion; unidentified horn and brass, Quincy Jones, arranger, conductor.

A&R Studios, NYC, September 12, 1962

22190Se E Tarde Me Pardoa (aka Forgive Me If I'm Late)

same personnel.

A&R Studios, NYC, September 13, 1962

22191Soul Bossa Nova

** also released on Mercury SR-60751; Verve 314 557 913-2.

Quincy Jones - Big Band Bossa Nova  (Verve 314 557 913-2)

Roland Kirk, flute; Jerome Richardson, alto flute, flute, woodwinds; Lalo Schifrin, piano; Chris White, bass; Rudy Collins, drums; Carlos Gomez, Jose Paula, Jack Del Rio, percussion; unidentified horn and brass, Quincy Jones, arranger, conductor.: same session.

A&R Studios, NYC, September 13, 1962

22192A Taste Of Honey

** originally released as Mercury MG-20751 + 1 bonus track.

Eddie Baccus - Feel Real  (Smash MGS-27029)

Roland Kirk, flute; Eddie Baccus, organ; Mose Fowler, guitar; George Cook or Charles Crosby, drums.

Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, October, 1962

26680A Breath In The Wind

** also released on Smash SRS-67029, (J) PHCE-6002.

1963

Roland Kirk - Reeds And Deeds  (Mercury MG-20800)

Virgil Jones, trumpet; Charles Greenlea, trombone; Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute; Harold Mabern, piano; Abdullah Rafik, bass; Walter Perkins, drums.

NYC, February 25, 1963

25706Land Of Peace
25707Lonesome August Child
25708Limbo Boat
25709Hay Ro
25710Waltz Of The Friends

Virgil Jones, trumpet; Tom McIntosh, trombone; Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute; Harold Mabern, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Walter Perkins, drums; Benny Golson, arranger.

NYC, February 26, 1963

25711This Is Always
25712Reeds And Deeds
25713Song Of The Countrymen

** also released on Mercury SR-60800.

The Roland Kirk Quartet Meets The Benny Golson Orchestra  (Mercury MG-20844)

Virgil Jones, Richard Williams, trumpet; Charles Greenlea, Tom McIntosh, trombone; Don Butterfield, tuba; Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute; Harold Mabern, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Albert Heath, drums; Benny Golson, arranger, conductor.

A&R Studios, NYC, June 11, 1963

25797Ecclusiastics
25798By Myself
25799Roland Speaks
25800A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
25801Variations On A Theme By Hindemith

Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute; Harold Mabern, piano #1-4; Abdullah Rafik, bass #1-4; Sonny Brown, drums #1-4.

A&R Studios, NYC, June 12, 1963

1. 25802I've Got Your Number
2. 25803Between The Fourth And The Fifth Step
3. 25804April Morning
4. 25805Get In The Basement
5. 25806Abstract Improvisation

** also released on Mercury SR-60844.

Roland Kirk - Kirk In Copenhagen  (Mercury MG-20894)

Roland Kirk, tenor sax, flute, manzello, stritch, nose flute, siren; Sonny Boy Williamson, harmonica #5; Tete Montoliu, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen or Don Moore, bass; J.C. Moses, drums.

"Club Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, October, 1963

1.Narrow Bolero
2.No Title No. 1
3.Cabin In The Sky
4.On The Corner Of King And Scott Streets
5.The Monkey Thing
6.Mingus-Griff Song
7.Mood Indigo
8.Rock-A-Bye Baby / The Nearness Of You / No Title No. 3
9.Half A Triple

** also released on Mercury SR-60894.

1964

Quincy Jones - Explores Music Of Henry Mancini  (Mercury MG-20863)

Jimmy Maxwell, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Snooky Young, trumpet; Billy Byers, Urbie Green, Dick Hixson, Quentin Jackson, Tony Studd, trombone; Ray Alonge, Jim Buffington, Tony Miranda, Bob Northern, French horn; Harvey Phillips, tuba; Roland Kirk, Jerome Richardson, Stan Webb, woodwinds; Margaretha Ross, harp; Gary Burton, vibes; Bobby Scott, piano; Mundell Lowe, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Osie Johnson, drums; Martin Groupp, percussion; Quincy Jones, arranger, conductor.

NYC, February 5, 1964

Days Of Wine And Roses
Moon River
Dreamsville
(I Love You) And Don't You Forget It

John Bello, Jimmy Maxwell, Ernie Royal, Snooky Young, trumpet; Billy Byers, Urbie Green, Dick Hixson, Quentin Jackson, Tony Studd, trombone; George Berg, Roland Kirk, Romeo Penque, Seldon Powell, Jerome Richardson, Phil Woods, woodwinds; Gary Burton, vibes; Bobby Scott, piano; Vincent Bell, guitar; Milt Hinton, Major Holley, bass; Osie Johnson, drums; Phil Kraus, percussion; Quincy Jones, arranger, conductor.

NYC, February 6, 1964

Charade
Peter Gunn

** also released on Mercury SR-60863.

Roland Kirk - Gifts And Messages  (Mercury MG-20939)

Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, flute, siren, oboe; Horace Parlan, piano; Michael Fleming, bass; Steve Ellington, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 1964

31638The Things I Love
31639Petite Fleur
31640March On, Swan Lake
31641Tears Sent By You
31642My Heart At Thy Sweet Voice
31643Gifts And Messages
31644Hip Chops
31645Blues For C & T
31646Where Does The Blame Lie
31647Vertigo Ro

** also released on Mercury SR-60939.

Roland Kirk - I Talk With The Spirits  (Limelight LM-82008)

Roland Kirk, flute, alto flute, amplified flute, African wood flute, vocal interjections, cuckoo clock, music box; Bobby Moses, vibes; Horace Parlan, piano, celeste; Michael Fleming, bass; Walter Perkins, drums, percussion; Cyristal-Joy Albert, vocals.

Nola Studios, NYC, September 16-17, 1964

31701I Talk With The Spirits
31702Serenade To A Cuckoo
35191Serenade To A Cuckoo (45 rpm edit)
33990Medley: We'll Be Together Again / People
33991Ruined Castles (aka Kojo No Tsuki)
33992Trees
33993Fugue'n And Alludin'
33994Django
33995My Ship
33996A Quote From Clifford Brown
35190A Quote From Clifford Brown (45 rpm edit)
33997The Business Ain't Nothin' But The Blues

** also released on Limelight LS-86008.

Sonny Stitt - Loose Walk  (Philology (It) W 43.2)

Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Roland Kirk, stritch; Tete Montoliu, piano; Jimmy Woode or Tommy Potter, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.

Berlin, West Germany, September 24, 1964

Au Privave (1964)

Various Artists - I/We Had A Ball  (Limelight LM-82002)

Nat Adderley, Dizzy Gillespie, Freddie Hubbard, Jimmy Maxwell, Joe Newman, Jimmy Nottingham, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, J.J. Johnson, Melba Liston, Kai Winding, trombone; Jerry Dodgion, Phil Woods, alto sax; Roland Kirk, Lucky Thompson, tenor sax; James Moody, tenor, alto sax, flute; Benny Golson, tenor sax, arranger #2,3; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Bobby Scott, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Quincy Jones, conductor; Billy Byers, arranger #1.

NYC, December 20, 1964

1. 34247I Had A Ball
2. 34248Almost
3. 34249Addie's At It Again

** also released on Limelight LS-86002.

1965 (age 30)

Roland Kirk - Rip, Rig And Panic  (Limelight LM-82027)

Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, flute, siren, oboe, castanets; Jaki Byard, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 13, 1965

No Tonic Pres
From Bechet, Fats And Byas
Slippery, Hippery, Flippery
Black Diamond
Rip, Rig And Panic
Once In A While
Mystical Dream

** also released on Limelight LS-86027.

Roland Kirk - Here Comes The Whistleman  (Atlantic LP 3007)

Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute; Lonnie Liston Smith as Lonnie Smith, piano #1,3,6,7; Jackie Byard, piano #2,4,5; Major Holley, bass; Charles Crosby, drums.

live in NYC, March 14, 1965

1. 10818Step Right Up
2. 10819Aluminum Baby
3. 10820Here Comes The Whistleman
4. 10821I Wished On The Moon
5. 10822Roots
6. 10823Making Love After Hours
7. 10824Yesterdays

** also released on Atlantic SD 3007.

Roland Kirk - Here Comes The Whistleman / Making Love After Hours  (Atlantic 45-5080)

Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute; Lonnie Liston Smith as Lonnie Smith, piano; Major Holley, bass; Charles Crosby, drums.

live in NYC, March 14, 1965

11588Making Love After Hours
11816Here Comes The Whistleman

Rahsaan Roland Kirk And Al Hibbler - A Meeting Of The Times  (Atlantic SD 1630)

Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute; Lonnie Liston Smith as Lonnie Smith, piano; Major Holley, bass; Charles Crosby, drums; Leon Thomas, vocals.

live in NYC, March 14, 1965

25296Dream

Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor, baritone sax, manzello, stritch, flute, clarinet; Hank Jones, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Oliver Jackson, drums; Al Hibbler, vocals.

Atlantic Studios, NYC, March 30, 1972

24238Don't Get Around Much Anymore
24239Daybreak
24240Lover Come Back To Me
24241Something 'Bout Believing

same personnel.

Atlantic Studios, NYC, March 31, 1972

24242Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
24244This Love Of Mine
24245Carney And Begard Place
24246I Didn't Know About You

Roland Kirk - Slightly Latin  (Limelight LM-82033)

Virgil Jones, trumpet; Martin Banks, flugelhorn; Garnett Brown, trombone, arranger; Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute, bagpipes, piccolo, baritone sax, siren; Horace Parlan, piano, celeste #1-5,7-9, vibes #6; Eddie Mathias, bass; Sonny Brown, drums #1-3,5-9, drums, Nagoya harp #4; Montego Joe, congas; Manuel Ramos, percussion; unidentified choir, #4-6; Coleridge Perkinson, conductor #4-6.

NYC, November 16 & 17, 1965

1. 37168Walk On By
2. 37169Juarez
3. 37170Shakey Money
4. 37171Ebrauqs
5. 37172Raouf
6. 37173Nothing But The Truth
7. 37174Safari
8. 37175It's All In The Game
9. 37176And I Love Her

** also released on Limelight LS-86033.

1966

The Jazz Corps Under The Direction Of Tommy Peltier Featuring Roland Kirk  (Pacific Jazz PJ-10116)

Tommy Peltier, trumpet, flugelhorn, director; Fred Rodriguez, tenor, alto sax, flute; Lynn Blessing, vibes; Bill Plummer, bass; Maurice Miller, drums; featuring Roland Kirk, tenor sax, flute, manzello, stritch.

Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood, CA, October 11 & 12, 1966

Harplyness
Serenity
Peru-T
Another Plum
Chalan Pago
Le Blessing
Meanwhile

** also released on Pacific Jazz ST-20116.

The Jazz Corps Under The Direction Of Tommy Peltier Featuring Roland Kirk  (Pacific Jazz CDP 7243 8 29101 2 1)

Tommy Peltier, cornet, flugelhorn, director; Freddy Rodriguez, flute, alto, tenor sax; Lynn Blessing, vibes; Bill Plummer, bass; Maurice Miller, drums; featuring Roland Kirk, flute, stritch, tenor, baritone sax.

Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood, CA, October 11 & 12, 1966

Liberation
Le Blessing (complete form)

1967

Roland Kirk - Now Please Don't You Cry, Beautiful Edith  (Verve V/V6-8709)

Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, flute; Lonnie Liston Smith as Lonnie Smith, piano; Ronald Boykins, bass; Grady Tate, drums.

NYC, May 2, 1967

102717Stompin' Grounds
102718Fall Out
102719Blue Rol
102720Why Don't They Know
102721Alfie
102722It's A Grand Night For Swinging
102723Silverlization
102724Now Please Don't You Cry, Beautiful Edith

** also released on Verve (J) UCCV-9196.

Roland Kirk - The Inflated Tear  (Atlantic SD 1502)

Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute, whistle, English horn, flexaphone; Ron Burton, piano; Steve Novosel, bass; Jimmy Hopps, drums.

Webster Hall, NYC, November 27, 1967

13550The Black And Crazy Blues
13552The Creole Love Call
13553The Inflated Tear

Dick Griffith, trombone #4; Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute, whistle, English horn, flexaphone; Ron Burton, piano; Steve Novosel, bass; Jimmy Hopps, drums.

Webster Hall, NYC, November 30, 1967

1. 13555Fingers In The Wind
2. 13557A Laugh For Rory
3. 13558A Handful Of Fives
4. 13559Fly By Night
5. 13560Many Blessings

1968

Roland Kirk - Left And Right  (Atlantic SD 1518)

Jim Buffington, Julius Watkins, French horn; Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute, organ, narrator; Frank Wess, woodwinds; Ron Burton, piano; Vernon Martin, bass; Roy Haynes, drums; Warren Smith, percussion, vocals; unidentified strings, Gil Fuller, arranger.

NYC, June 17, 1968

14709I X Love
14710Hot Cha
14711Quintessence

same personnel.

NYC, June 18, 1968

14713Lady's Blues
14714I Waited For You
14715Flower Is A Lovesome Thing
14716Black Mystery Has Been Revealed

Richard Williams, trumpet; Dick Griffith, Benny Powell, trombone; Daniel Jones, bassoon; Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute, thumb piano, celeste; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Alice Coltrane, harp; Ron Burton, piano; Vernon Martin, bass; Jimmy Hopps, drums; Gerald Brown, Warren Smith, percussion.

14717Expansions

Roland Kirk - Volunteered Slavery  (Atlantic SD 1534)

Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, whistle, vocals; Ron Burton, piano; Vernon Martin, bass; Jimmy Hopps, drums; Joe Habad Texidor, percussion.

"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, July 7, 1968

17644Roland's Opening Remarks
17645One Ton
17646Ovation And Roland's Remarks
17647A Tribute To John Coltrane: Lush Life / Afro Blue / Bessie's Blues
17648Three For The Festival

Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute, nose flute, whistle, vocals; Ron Burton, piano; Vernon Martin, bass; Sonny Brown, drums; The Roland Kirk Spirit Choir, backing vocals.

Regent Sound Studios, NYC, July 22, 1969

17399Spirit Up Above
17400Search For The Reason Why

Charles McGhee, trumpet #2,3; Dick Griffith, trombone #2,3; Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute, nose flute, whistle, vocals; Ron Burton, piano; Vernon Martin, bass; Sonny Brown, drums #1,2; Charles Crosby, drums #3; Joe Habad Texidor, tambourine #3; The Roland Kirk Spirit Choir, backing vocals.

Regent Sound Studios, NYC, July 23, 1969

1. 17401My Cherie Amour
2. 17402Say A Little Prayer
3. 17403Volunteered Slavery

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - The Vibration Continues  (Atlantic SD 2-1003)

Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, whistle, vocals; Ron Burton, piano; Vernon Martin, bass; Jimmy Hopps, drums; Joe Habad Texidor, percussion.

"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, July 7, 1968

34789A Tribute To John Coltrane / Three For The Festival

The Jaki Byard Experience  (Prestige PR 7615)

Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, clarinet, whistle, kirkbam; Jaki Byard, piano; Richard Davis, bass #1-3,5; Alan Dawson, drums #1-3,5.

NYC, September 17, 1968

1.Evidence
2.Teach Me Tonight
3.Parisian Thoroughfare
4.Shine On Me
5.Hazy Eye
6.Memories Of You

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1913-2.
** part of Prestige P-24080.

1969

Quincy Jones - Walking In Space  (A&M SP-3023)

Freddie Hubbard, Lloyd Michels, Marvin Stamm, Dick Williams, trumpet, flugelhorn; Jimmy Cleveland, J.J. Johnson, Alan Raph, Tony Studd, trombone; Joel Kaye, Roland Kirk, Hubert Laws, Jerome Richardson, sax, flute, reeds; Paul Griffin, piano; Eric Gale, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Grady Tate, drums; Hilda Harris, Marilyn Jackson, Valerie Simpson, Maretha Stewart, vocals; Quincy Jones, conductor; Quincy Jones, arranger.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 18, 1969

Killer Joe

John Frosk, Freddie Hubbard, Marvin Stamm, Snooky Young, trumpet, flugelhorn; Jimmy Cleveland, George Jeffers, Tony Studd, Kai Winding, trombone; Joel Kaye, Roland Kirk, Hubert Laws, Jerome Richardson, sax, flute, reeds; Toots Thielemans, harmonica; Bob James, electric piano; Eric Gale, Toots Thielemans, guitar; Ray Brown, electric bass; Grady Tate, drums; Hilda Harris, Marilyn Jackson, Valerie Simpson, Maretha Stewart, vocals; Quincy Jones, conductor; Quincy Jones, arranger #1,2; Bob James, arranger #3.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 19, 1969

1.Dead End
2.Walking In Space
3.I Never Told You

John Frosk, Freddie Hubbard, Lloyd Michels, Marvin Stamm, trumpet, flugelhorn; Jimmy Cleveland, J.J. Johnson, Norman Pride, Alan Raph, Tony Studd, trombone; Joel Kaye, Roland Kirk, Hubert Laws, Jerome Richardson, sax, flute, reeds; Bob James, electric piano; Eric Gale, guitar; Chuck Rainey, bass #1; Ray Brown, electric bass; Bernard Purdie, drums; Hilda Harris, Marilyn Jackson, Valerie Simpson, Maretha Stewart, vocals; Quincy Jones, conductor; Quincy Jones, arranger.

1.Love And Peace
2.Oh Happy Day

** also released on A&M SP-9-3023.

1970

Rahsaan Roland Kirk & The Vibration Society - Rahsaan Rahsaan  (Atlantic SD 1575)

Dick Griffith, trombone; Howard Johnson, tuba; Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute, miscellaneous instruments; Leroy Jenkins, violin; Ron Burton, piano; Sonelius Smith, celeste, piano; Vernon Martin, bass; James Madison, drums; Alvern Bunn, congas; Joe Habad Texidor, tambourine, sound tree.

NYC, May 11, 1970

19261The Seeker: Black Classical Rap / The Seeker / Thank You, Bird / New Orleans

Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute, miscellaneous instruments; Ron Burton, piano; Vernon Martin, bass; James Madison, drums; Joe Habad Texidor, tambourine, sound tree.

"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set, May 12, 1970

19333Medley: Going Home / Sentimental Journey / In Monument / Lover

same personnel.

"Village Vanguard", NYC, 2nd set, May 12, 1970

19341Sweet Fire

same personnel.

"Village Vanguard", NYC, 3rd set, May 12, 1970

19350Baby Let Me Shake Your Tree

same personnel.

"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set, May 15, 1970

19357Satin Doll

1971

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - Natural Black Inventions - Root Strata  (Atlantic SD 1578)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute, B-flat clarinet, E-flat clarinet, pipes, harmonium, piccolo, bass drum, thundersheet, cymbals, bells, music box, palms, timpani, gong, bird sounds; Maurice McKinley, drums; Joe Habad Texidor, washboard, triangle, thundersheet, tambourine.

Regent Sound Studios, NYC, January 26, 1971

21074Raped Voices
21075Dance Of The Lobes
21076The Ragman And The Junkman
21077Prelude Back Home
21078Island Cry
21079Haunted Feelings
21082Harder And Harder Spiritual
21083Rahsaanica
21084Something For Trane That Trane Could Have Said
21085Runnin' From The Trash

Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute, miscellaneous percussion; Sonelius Smith, piano; Maurice McKinley, drums; Joe Habad Texidor, washboard, triangle, tambourine.

Regent Sound Studios, NYC, February 4, 1971

21122Day Dream
21123Black Root (Back To The Root)
21124Breath-A-Thon

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - Blacknuss  (Atlantic SD 1601)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute, miscellaneous instruments; Sonelius Smith, piano; Billy Butler, guitar; Henry Mattathias Pearson, bass; Khalil Mhrdi, drums; Richard Landrum, congas; Joe Habad Texidor, percussion; Cissy Houston, vocals.

NYC, August 31, 1971

22854Ain't No Sunshine
22855Blacknuss
22856Never Can Say Goodbye

Charles McGhee, trumpet; Dick Griffin, trombone; Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor sax; Richard Tee, piano; Mickey Tucker, organ; Cornell Dupree, Keith Loving, guitar; Bill Salter, bass; Bernard Purdie, drums; Arthur Jenkins, congas, cabasa; Joe Habad Texidor, percussion; Princess Patience Burton, vocals.

Regent Sound Studios, NYC, September 8, 1971

23007I Love You, Yes I Do
23008What's Goin' On (Mercy On Me)
23009My Girl
23010Take Me, I'm Ready
23011Old Rugged Cross
23012Which Way Is It Going
23013I Wanna Make It With You
23014One Nation

1972

Les McCann - Live At Montreux  (Atlantic SD 2-312)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor sax; Les McCann, piano, Clavinet, percussion, vocals; Jimmy Rowser, bass; Donald Dean, drums; Buck Clarke, African drums, percussion.

"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, June 24, 1972

25999Get Yourself Together
26349Home Again

Various Artists - Newport In New York '72 - The Jam Sessions, Vol. 3 & 4  (Cobblestone CST 9026-2)

Harry Edison, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Dexter Gordon, James Moody, Flip Phillips, Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, whistle; Herbie Hancock, piano; Chuck Wayne, guitar; Larry Ridley, bass; Tony Williams, drums.

Radio City Music Hall, NYC, July 3, 1972

25542Impressions (mistitled as So What)

** part of Cobblestone CST 9032-6.

1973

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - Prepare Thyself To Deal With A Miracle  (Atlantic SD 1640)

Charles McGhee, trumpet; Dick Griffin, trombone; Harry Smiles, English horn, oboe; Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor sax, clarinet, flute, nose flute, pipes, E-flat sax; Sanford Allen, Julien Barber, Selwart Clarke, Gayle Dixon, violin; Al Brown, viola; Kermit Moore, cello; Ron Burton, piano; Henry Mattathias Pearson, bass; Robert Shy, drums; Sonny Brown or Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jeanne Lee, vocals.

Regent Sound Studios, NYC, January 22, 1973

25929Celestial Bliss
25930Saxophone Concerto: Saxophone Miracle / One Breath Beyond / Dance Of Revolution
25931Salvation And Reminiscing
25932Seasons: One Mind Winter-Summer / Ninth Ghost

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - Bright Moments  (Atlantic SD 2-907)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute, nose flute, miscellaneous instruments; Ron Burton, piano; Todd Barkan, synthesizer, tambourine; Henry Mattathias Pearson, bass; Robert Shy, drums; Joe Habad Texidor, percussion.

"Keystone Korner", San Francisco, CA, June 8 & 9, 1973

26685Second Line Jump
Introduction
26690Pedal Up
26691You'll Never Get To Heaven
Clickety Clack
26692Prelude To A Kiss
Talk (Electric Nose)
26693Fly Town Nose Blues
Talk (Bright Moments)
26694Bright Moments Song
26695Dem Red Beans And Rice
26698If I Loved You
Talk (Fats Waller)
26673Jitterbug Waltz

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - New Year's Eve In N.Y. 1973  (Cool Jazz (J) 311)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute; Kenny Rogers, baritone sax; Hilton Ruiz, piano; Henry Pete Pearson, bass; John Goldsmith, drums.

"Village Vanguard", NYC, December 31, 1973

Fine And Dandy
Wow, Look At those Beautiful Black Indians
Blues In C
Bright Moments
Three For The Festival, Part 1 & 2
Dem Red Beans And Rice
Epistrophy
unknown title

1974

Charles Mingus - Mingus At Carnegie Hall  (Atlantic SD 1667)

Jon Faddis, trumpet; Charles McPherson, alto sax; John Handy, alto, tenor sax; George Adams, tenor sax; Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor sax, stritch; Hamiet Bluiett, baritone sax; Don Pullen, piano; Charles Mingus, bass; Dannie Richmond, drums.

"Carnegie Hall", NYC, January 19, 1974

29421Perdido
29422C Jam Blues

1975 (age 40)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - The Case Of The 3 Sided Dream In Audio Color  (Atlantic SD 1674)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor, bass sax, flute, trumpet, manzello, stritch, arranger; Pat Patrick, baritone sax; Hilton Ruiz, Richard Tee, keyboards; Arthur Jenkins, keyboards, arranger; Cornell Dupree, Keith Loving, Hugh McCracken, guitar; Francisco Centeno, Metathias Pearson, Bill Salter, bass; Sonny Brown, Steve Gadd, John Goldsmith, drums; Lawrence Killian, congas; Ralph MacDonald, congas, percussion; William Eaton, arranger.

Regent Sound Studios, NYC, May 14, 1975?

30750Conversation
30751Bye Bye Blackbird
30752Horses (Monogram/Republic)
30753High Heeled Sneakers
30754Dream
30755Echoes Of Primitive Ohio And Chili Dogs
30756The Entertainer (Done In The Style Of The Blues)
30757Freaks For The Festival
30758Dream
30759Portrait Of Those Beautiful Ladies
30760Dream
30761The Entertainer
30762Dream
30763-
30764Portrait Of Those Beautiful Ladies
30765Dream
30766Freaks For The Festival
30767Horses
30768Bye Bye Blackbird
30769Conversation

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - Kirkatron  (Warner Bros. BS 2982)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute; Hilton Ruiz, piano; Henry Pete Pearson, bass; Sonny Barkan, drums; Todd Barkan, percussion.

"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 18, 1975

Serenade To A Cuckoo
Bagpipe Medley
J. Griff's Blues

Howard Johnson, tuba; Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute; Romeo Penque, baritone sax, oboe; Hilton Ruiz, piano, celeste; Buster Williams, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; Joe Texidor, percussion; Betty Neals, lead vocals; Adrienne Albert, Francine Caroll, Milt Grayson, Hilda Harris, Randy Peyton, Maeretha Stewart, Arthur Williams, backing vocals; Frank Foster, arranger.

Regent Sound Studios, NYC, 1975

Bright Moments

Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor sax; Sanford Allen, violin; Alfred Brown, Selwart Clarke, viola; Kermit Moore, cello; Trudy Pitts, organ; William Butler, guitar; Bill Carney, drums; William S. Fischer, arranger, conductor.

The Christmas Song

Steve Turre, trombone; Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor sax; Hilton Ruiz, keyboards; Milton Suggs, bass; Walter Perkins, drums; Tony Waters, percussion; Michael Hill, vocals.

Sugar
Steppin' Into Beauty

Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute; and others.

Regent Sound Studios, NYC, 1975 or 1976

Los Angeles Negro Chorus
Mary McLeod Bethune

Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute; Hilton Ruiz, keyboards; Billy Butler, guitar; Henry Pete Pearson, bass; Jerry Griffin, drums.

Regent Sound Studios, NYC, 1976

Lyriconon

Steve Turre, trombone; Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor sax; Hilton Ruiz, Richard Tee, keyboards; William S. Fischer, synthesizer; Cornell Dupree, guitar; Gordon Edwards, electric bass; James Madison, drums; Ruddley Thibodeaux, percussion.

This Masquerade
A Night In Tunisia

1976

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - Other Folks' Music  (Atlantic SD 1686)

Richard Williams, trumpet; Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute, reed trumpet, harmonica, miscellaneous instruments, arranger; Kermit Moore, cello; Gloria Agostini, harp; Trudy Pitts, piano, electric piano, arranger; Hilton Ruiz, piano, arranger; Henry Mattathias Pearson, bass, arranger; Roy Haynes or Sonny Brown, drums; Arthur Jenkins or Joe Habad Texidor, percussion.

Regent Sound Studios, NYC, March, 1976?

31946Water For Robeson And Williams
31947That's All
31948Donna Lee
31949Simone
31950Anysha
31951Samba Kwa Mwanambe Mweusi
31952Arrival

Rashaan Roland Kirk & His Vibration Society - Paris 1976  (Royal Jazz (D) RJD 510)

Steve Turre, trombone, percussion; Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute; Hilton Ruiz, piano, percussion; Phil Bowler, bass; John Goldsmith, drums; Michael Hill, vocals, percussion.

live in Paris, France, November 14, 1976

A Night In Tunisia
The Left Side Of Your Mind (as The Left Side Of Your Mine)
Visit From The Blues (as Visitors From The Blues)
Bright Moments
The Man That Cried Fire
Creole Love Call

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - The Return Of The 5000 lb. Man  (Warner Bros. BS 2918)

Howard Johnson, tuba; Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute; Romeo Penque, baritone sax, oboe; Hilton Ruiz, piano, celeste; Buster Williams, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; Joe Habao Texidor, percussion, vocals; Maeretha Stewart, vocals; Betty Neals, recitation.

Regent Sound Studios, NYC, 1976

Theme For The Eulipions

Howard Johnson, tuba; Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute; Romeo Penque, baritone sax, oboe; Hilton Ruiz, piano, celeste; Buster Williams, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; Joe Habao Texidor, percussion, vocals.

There Will Never Be Another You
Giant Steps

Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute; Hank Jones, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Fred Moore, washboard; Wilton Eaton, whistling.

Sweet Georgia Brown

Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute; Trudy Pitts, organ; William Butler, guitar; Bill Carney, drums.

I'll Be Seeing You

Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute; Hilton Ruiz, piano, celeste; Arthur Jenkins, keyboards; William Butler, guitar; Matathias Pearson, bass; Jerry Griffin, drums; Warren Smith, percussion; Joe Habao Texidor, percussion, vocals.

Loving You
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat

1977 (aged 42)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - Boogie-Woogie String Along For Real  (Warner Bros. BSK 3085)

Eddie Preston, trumpet; Jim Buffington, French horn; Kenneth Harris, flute; Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute; Sanford Allen, Doreen Callender, Regis Iandiorio, Kathryn Kienke, Harold Kohon, Yoko Matsuo, Tony Posk, violin; Julien Barber, Selwart Clarke, Linda Lawrence, viola; Jonathan Abramowitz, Charles Fambrough, Eugene Moye, cello; Sammy Price, piano; William S. Fischer, electric piano, arranger; Tiny Grimes, guitar; Arvell Shaw, bass; Gifford McDonald, drums.

Regent Sound Studios, NYC, 1977

I Loves You, Porgy
Make Me A Pallet On The Floor
In A Mellotone
Summertime

Steve Turre, trombone; Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute; Sammy Price, piano; Phil Bowler, bass; Sonny Brown, drums.

Boogie-Woogie String Along For Real

Steve Turre, trombone; Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute; Hilton Ruiz, keyboards; Percy Heath, cello; Phil Bowler, bass; Sonny Brown, drums.

Hey Babebips
Watergate Blues

Steve Turre, trombone; Rahsaan Roland Kirk, tenor sax, manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute; Hilton Ruiz, keyboards; Phil Bowler, bass; Sonny Brown, drums.

Dorthaan's Walk