Ronnie Mathews Catalog

1963 (age 28)

Ronnie Mathews With Freddie Hubbard - Doin' The Thang!  (Prestige PR 7303)

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Charles Davis, baritone sax; Ronnie Mathews, piano; Eddie Kahn, bass; Albert Heath, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 17, 1963

The Thang
Ihci Ban (aka Ichi-Ban)
The Orient
Let's Get Down
Prelude To A Kiss
1239-A

** also released on Prestige PRST 7303.
** part of Prestige PRCD-24271-2 as "Ronnie Mathews, Roland Alexander, Freddie Hubbard".

1975 (age 40)

Ronnie Mathews - Trip To The Orient  (East Wind (J) EW-8018)

Ronnie Mathews, acoustic piano #1,3-7, electric piano #2; Yoshio Suzuki, acoustic bass; Louis Hayes, drums.

Vanguard Studios, NYC, July 7 and 9, 1975

1.Ichiban
2.Manha Do Carnaval
3.Linda
4.K's Waltz
5.Jean-Marie
6.When Sunny Gets Blue
7.Summertime

1978

Ronnie Mathews - Roots, Branches & Dances  (Bee Hive BH 7008)

Frank Foster, tenor, soprano sax; Ronnie Mathews, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Al Foster, drums; Azzedin Weston, percussion.

Master Sound Productions, Franklin Square, NY, December 7, 1978

Salima's Dance
It Don't Mean A Thing
Hi-Fly
Thews' Blues
Susanita
Reflections

1979

Ronnie Mathews - Legacy  (Bee Hive BH 7011)

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Ricky Ford, tenor sax; Ronnie Mathews, piano; Walter Booker Jr., bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.

Master Sound Productions, Franklin Square, NY, September 21, 1979

Legacy
A Child Is Born
Once I Loved
Ichi Ban
Suicide Is Painless (Theme From MASH)
Loose Suite
Four For Nothing

1980

Ronnie Mathews - Song For Leslie  (Red Record (It) VPA 162)

Ronnie Mathews, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Kenny Washington, drums.

Music Center, Bologna, Italy, March 1, 1980

Song For Leslie
Ask Me Now
It Don't Mean A Thing
Susanita
I Should Care
Once I Loved

** also released on Red Record (It) RR 123162.2.

1985 (age 50)

Ronnie Mathews - So Sorry Please...  (Nilva Records (Swi) NQ 3414)

Ronnie Mathews, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Alvin Queen, drums.

Minot Sound, White Plains, NY, August 26, 1985

Song For Leslie
Day Dream
So Sorry Please
Crepescule With Nellie
Summertime
I Mean You
Prelude To A Kiss
Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most

** also released on Sound Hills (J) SSCD-8089.

Ronnie Mathews - So Sorry Please...  (Sound Hills (J) SSCD-8089)

Ronnie Mathews, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Alvin Queen, drums.: same session.

Minot Sound, White Plains, NY, August 26, 1985

You Leave Me Breathless
Willow Weep For Me
End Of A Love Affair

** originally released on Nilva Records (Swi) NQ 3414 + 3 bonus tracks.

1988

Ronnie Mathews Trio - Selena's Dance  (Timeless (Du) CD SJP 304)

Ronnie Mathews, piano; Stafford James, bass; Tony Reedus, drums.

Studio 44, Monster, Netherlands, February 1, 1988

In A Sentimental Mood
My Funny Valentine
Stella By Starlight
Selena's Dance
Body And Soul
There Is No Greater Love
Blue Bossa
Fee Fi Fo Fum

1989

Ronnie Mathews - At Cafe Des Copains  (Sackville (Canadian) SKCD2-2026)

Ronnie Mathews, piano.

"Cafe Des Copains", Toronto, ON, Canada, February 23, 1989

Berkshire Blues
A Child Is Born
Someday My Prince Will Come
Ruby My Dear
Over The Rainbow
Like Someone In Love
Willow Weep For Me
Hi Fly
Tenor Madness

1990

Ronnie Mathews - Dark Before The Dawn  (DIW (J) DIW-604)

Ronnie Mathews, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Skyline Studios, NYC, October 26, 1990

The End Of A Love Affair
Dark Before The Dawn
Don't Explain; You Don't Know What Love Is
Theme From MASH
Meaning Something
One For Trane
You Leave Me Breathless

1992

Ronnie Mathews - Lament For Love  (DIW (J) DIW-612)

Ronnie Mathews, piano; David Williams, bass; Frank Gant, drums.

Sound On Sound, NYC, June 9, 1992

Lament For Love
Tin Tin Deo
Old Folks
Lotus Blossom
Funjii Mama
Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You
John Charles
Just One Of Those Things
Willow Weep For Me

1994

Ronnie Mathews - Shades Of Monk  (Sound Hills (J) SSCD-8064)

Ronnie Mathews, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Kenny Washington, drums.

Acoustic Recording, Brooklyn, NY, May 16-17, 1994

Hackensack
Contemplation
Light Blue
Sweet & Lovely
Christina
Marie Antionette
K.W.
Toku-Do
Crepescule With Nellie
Is That So

2001 (age 66)

Ronnie Mathews Trio - Once I Love  (Sound Hills (J) SSCD-8118)

Ronnie Mathews, piano; Walter Booker, bass; Alvin Queen, drums.

"After Glow", Sapporo, Japan, May 20-21, 2001

Blues For After Glow
Old Folks
Angel Eyes
Blues For Leslie
When Lights Are Low
Theme From "MASH"
Once In Love
Willow Weep For Me (solo)