Savoy Records Discography: 1966-present


Vinson Hill Trio

Vinson Hill, piano; Ronnie Markowitz, bass; John Lee, drums.
April 11, 1966
Night And DaySavoy MG 12187
Pokes Theme-
Indian Spiritual-
Lavender's Theme-
Young And Foolish-
Rubato Jazz-
* Savoy MG 12187   Vinson Hill Trio

Valdo Williams Trio

Valdo Williams, piano; Reggie Johnson, bass; Stu Martin, drums.
December 20, 1966
Desert FoxSavoy MG 12188
Bad Manners-
Move Faster-
The Conqueror-
* Savoy MG 12188   Valdo Williams - New Advanced Jazz

The Robert F. Pozar Ensemble

Mike Zwerin, trombone, bass trumpet; Kathy Morris, cello; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Robert Pozar, drums.
The Mechanical Answering Service Of Chris And Martha WhiteSavoy MG 12189, SJL 2235
Robin HoodSavoy MG 12189
Keying In Your Bank-
MaiaSavoy MG 12189, SJL 2235
Good Golly, Miss NancySavoy MG 12189
* Savoy MG 12189   Robert F. Pozar - Good Golly, Miss Nancy
* Savoy SJL 2235   Various Artists - New Music: Second Wave

1967 (25th anniversary)

Marc Levin Quintet

Jonas Gwanga, trombone; Marc Levin, flute, brass; Calo Scott, cello; Cecil McBee, bass; Frank Clayton, drums.
Stereo Sound Studios, NYC, 1967
Morning ColorsSavoy MG 12190
The Dragon And The Rainbow: Form With The Modern Men-
The Rainbow-
Twilight Dance-
Meditation: The Sea, The Fire, The Earth-
* Savoy MG 12190   Marc Levin - The Dragon Suite

Ed Curran Quartet

Marc Levin, cornet, flugelhorn, mellophone; Ed Curran, clarinet, alto sax; Kiyoshi Tokunaga, bass; Robert Pozar, drums.
NYC, 1967
CireSavoy MG 12191
Mid Tempo-
Looking Back-
Lady A-
* Savoy MG 12191   Ed Curran - Elysa


Paul Jeffrey Quintet

Jimmy Owens, trumpet; Paul Jeffrey, electric tenor sax; George Cables, piano; Larry Ridley, bass; Billy Hart, drums.
NYC, August 8, 1968
Made Minor BlueSavoy MG 12192
I Guess I'll Hang My Tars Out To Dry-
The Dreamer-
Green Ivan-
* Savoy MG 12192   Electrifying Sounds Of The Paul Jeffrey Quintet

Marzette Watts Group

George Turner, cornet; Marty Cook, trombone; Marzette Watts, tenor sax; Frank Kipers, violin; Bobby Few, piano; Joony Booth, Cevera Jeffers, Steve Tintweiss, bass; Tom Berge, J.C. Moses, drums; Amy Schaefer, Patty Waters, vocals.
NYC, 1968
October SongSavoy MG 12193
Lonely WomanSavoy MG 12193, SJL 2235
JoudpooSavoy MG 12193
Marzette Watts, tenor sax; Bill Dixon, piano; unknown, bass; unknown, drums.
Play It StraightSavoy MG 12193, SJL 2235
* Savoy MG 12193   The Marzette Watts Ensemble
* Savoy SJL 2235   Various Artists - New Music: Second Wave


Doug Carn Trio

Doug Carn, organ; Gary Starling, bass; Albert Nicholson, drums.
NYC, 1969?
Walk Right InSavoy MG 12195
Butter From The Duck-
My One And Only Love-
Motherless Child-
Free Blues-
Yna Yna Delight-
* Savoy MG 12195   The Doug Carn Trio

Charles Moffett Quintet/Quartet

Charles Moffett, trumpet, vibes, drums, vocals; Paul Jeffrey, tenor sax, alto clarinet; Wilbur Ware, bass; Codaryl Moffett, drums #1-3,5; Dennis O'Tootle, drums #4,5.
NYC, 1969
1.Avant Garde Got Soul TooSavoy MG 12194
3.The Gift-
4.Blues Strikes Again-
* Savoy MG 12194   Charles Moffett - The Gift


Faith Temple COGIC / Faith Temple Church Of God In Christ

Faith Temple COGIC, inspirational choir.
possibly circa 1970?
SFT-70-036Jesus Is A Friend Of MineSavoy 4331
SFT-70-037I Really Do Believe-
* Savoy 4331   Faith Temple COGIC - Jesus Is A Friend Of Mine / I Really Do Believe

1972 (30th anniversary)

The Bill Barron Quartet

Bill Barron, tenor sax; Kenny Barron, piano; Chris White, bass; Al Hicks, drums.
NYC, 1972
MotivationSavoy MG 12303
Land Of Sunshine-
Blues For R.A.-
Hold Back Tomorrow-
Mental Vibrations-
* Savoy MG 12303   The Bill Barron Quartet - Motivation

Rock Ferrante and others

Rock Ferrante, organ; and others.
Moon RockSavoy MG 12305
America The Beautiful-
The Best Goes On-
What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life-
You've Got A Friend-
Bach A La Rock-
* Savoy MG 12305   Rock Ferrante - Rock' N Rhythm


Pee Wee Ellis Group

Pee Wee Ellis, tenor sax, synthesizer; Roland Hanna, electric piano; Jon Scholle, guitar; Jeff Berlin, bass; Idris Muhammad, Jimmy Strassburg, drums; Jumma Santos, congas.
NYC, October, November & December, 1976, January, 1977
Nature BoySavoy SJL 3301
John Gatchell, trumpet; Barry Rogers, trombone; Pee Wee Ellis, tenor sax, Clavinet; Ernie Hayes, electric piano; Cornell Dupree, Eric Gale, guitar; Jeff Berlin, bass; Bernard Purdie, Jimmy Strassburg, drums; Jumma Santos, congas; Ray Mantilla, shakers; Charlotte Crossley, Lani Groves, Leon Thomas, Lillian Tynes, vocals.
Big Daddy-
Waymon Reed, trumpet; Pee Wee Ellis, tenor sax, electric piano; George Benson, Charlie Brown, guitar; Anthony Jackson, bass; Chris Parker, Bernard Purdie, drums; Babatunde Olatunji, congas; Vivian Cherry, Lani Groves, Lillian Tynes, vocals.
Kiss And Say Goodbye-
Pee Wee Ellis, tenor sax, Clavinet; Ernie Hayes, electric piano; Cornell Dupree, Eric Gale, guitar; Gordon Edwards, bass; Bernard Purdie, Jimmy Strassburg, drums.
Fort Apache-
Waymon Reed, trumpet; Pee Wee Ellis, tenor sax, Clavinet, bell lyre, vocals; Roland Hanna, electric piano; Jon Scholle, guitar; Jeff Berlin, bass; Idris Muhammad, Jimmy Strassburg, drums; Jumma Santos, congas; Charlotte Crossley, Lani Groves, Dwain Jones, Melanie Jordin, Leon Thomas, Lillian Tynes, vocals.
This Is Just A Warning-
David Liebman, tenor sax; Pee Wee Ellis, tenor sax, Clavinet; Roland Hanna, electric piano; Jon Scholle, guitar; Jeff Berlin, bass; Idris Muhammad, Jimmy Strassburg, drums; Jumma Santos, congas; Eleana Steinberg, vocals.
* Savoy SJL 3301   Pee Wee Ellis - Home In The Country

1993 (51th anniversary)

Curtis Fuller's Quintet

Curtis Fuller, trombone; Benny Golson, tenor sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Al Harewood, drums.
Sound On Sound, NYC, January 4-6, 1993
Love, Your Spell Is EverywhereSavoy (J) COCY-75624
Blues-ette '93-
Is It All A Game-
Capt' Kid-
Five Spot After Dark '93-
How Am I To Know-
Along Came Betty-
Autumn In New York-
Manhattan Serenade-
* Savoy (J) COCY-75624   Curtis Fuller's Quintet - Blues ette, Part II

Marc Copland Quintet

Randy Brecker, trumpet; Bob Berg, tenor sax; Marc Copland, piano; James Genus, bass; Dennis Chambers, drums.
Sound On Sound, NYC, March 4 & 5, 1993
EquinoxSavoy (J) CY-75853
I Got Rhythm-
I Loves You, Porgy-
Easy To Love-
Lover Man-
Woody'n You-
Blue In Green-
One Finger Snap-
All Blues-
* Savoy (J) CY-75853   Marc Copland Quintet - Stompin' With Savoy


Marc Copland Quartet

Marc Copland, piano; John Abercrombie, guitar; Drew Gress, bass; Billy Hart, drums.
Ambient Sounds, Stamford, CT & The Studio, NYC, April, 1996
Second LookSavoy (J) CY-18001
Happy Stance-
Au Privave-
Dark Territory-
Suite Sixteen-
If I Should Lose You-
* Savoy (J) CY-18001   Marc Copland Quartet - Second Look

1997 (55th anniversary)

Marc Copland Quintet/Trio/Quartet

Tim Hagans, trumpet #1,5,8; Joe Lovano, tenor sax #1,7; Michael Brecker, tenor sax #3,6; Marc Copland, piano; Gary Peacock, bass; Bill Stewart, drums.
The Studio, NYC, September, 1997
1.Softly, As In A Morning SunriseSavoy (J) CY-10876
2.I Love You-
3.Country Home-
4.So In Love-
6.What's Going On-
7.Not A Ballad-
8.Three Stories-
9.My Foolish Heart-
* Savoy (J) CY-10876   Marc Copland - Softly...

2003 (61th anniversary)

James Moody With Bob Belden's Orchestra

Jeremy Pelt, trumpet; Jim Rotondi, flugelhorn; David Gibson, trombone; John Clark, French horn; Lawrence Feldman, bass flute, flute; Charles Pillow, English horn; James Moody, tenor sax, rap; David Hazeltine, piano; Scott Kinsey, keyboards, electric piano, piano, programs; Vic Juris, guitar; Todd Coolman, bass; Hans Glawischnig, electric bass, bass; Billy Kilson, Anthony Pinciotti, drums; Don Alias, congas, percussion; The Kid Next Door, all other sounds; Mostly Bandits, vocals; Bob Belden, arranger.
Avatar Studios, NYC, May 21-23, 2003
A Message To MoodySavoy SVY 17200
Lazy Afternoon-
Into The Shadows-
Main Title: Glengarry, Glenross-
Simplicity And Beauty-
We All Love Moody-
Moody Tune-
And Then Again-
Love Was The Cause For All Good Things-
* Savoy SVY 17200   James Moody - Homage


Ravi Coltrane Quartet

Ravi Coltrane, tenor, soprano sax; Luis Perdomo, piano; Drew Gress, bass; E.J. Strickland, drums; special guest: Luisito Quintero, percussion #6.
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, June-July, 2004
1.The Message, Part ISavoy SVY 17444
3.Variations III-
5.Leaving Avignon-
6.Blending Times-
7.Dear Alice-
8.Angular Realms-
9.Scram Vamp-
10.Variations I-
12.For Zoe-
* Savoy SVY 17444   Ravi Coltrane - In Flux


Ravi Coltrane Quartet/Trio

Ravi Coltrane, tenor sax; Luis Perdomo, piano #1-9; Drew Gress, acoustic bass #1-9; EJ Strickland, drums #1-9; special guests: Brandee Younger, harp #10; Charlie Haden, acoustic bass #10.
Bennett Studios, Englewood, NJ, August 14 & 15, 2006;
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, February 27, 2007;
Bennett Studios, Englewood, NJ, August 20-22, 2007;
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September 17, 2007
1.ShineSavoy SVY 17744
2.First Circuit-
3.A Still Life-
7.One Wheeler Will-
8.The Last Circuit-
9.Before With After-
10.For Turiya-
* Savoy SVY 17744   Ravi Coltrane - Blending Times


Joe Turner

Joe Turner, vocals.
unknown location, date
70180unknown titleNational unknown; Savoy unknown

Brownie McGhee And Sonny Terry

Sonny Terry, harmonica; Brownie McGhee, vocals, guitar.
originally released 1961
My Other HomeSharp MG-2003
You Gotta Love Me Baby-
Weeping Willow-
Feed Me Baby-
Bad Nerves-
Don't Mistreat Me-
Four O'Clock Blues-
Sweet Baby Blues-
True Blues-
My Consolation-
New Sportin' Life-
You Started It Baby-
* Sharp MG-2003; Savoy MG 12218   Brownie McGhee And Sonny Terry - Down Home Blues