Sonny Red Discography

1957 (age 25)

Sonny Redd Quartet

Sonny Redd, alto sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Chicago, IL, November 12, 1957

StopSavoy MG 12123
Watkins ProductionRegent MG 6069
Redd's Head-

* Savoy MG 12123   Various Artists - Jazz Is Busting Out All Over!
* Regent MG 6069; Savoy MG 12215   Art Pepper, Sonny Redd - Two Altos

1959

Sonny Red Quartet

Sonny Red, alto sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Roy Brooks, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 5, 1959

tk.3BluesvilleBlue Note 45-1761, BLP 4032
tk.5Stay As Sweet As You Are-
tk.10I've Never Been In Love BeforeBlue Note BLP 4032
tk.12Blues In The PocketBlue Note 45-1762, BLP 4032
tk.13Alone Too LongBlue Note BLP 4032
tk.14Alone Too Long (45 rpm version)Blue Note 45-1762
tk.19NadiaBlue Note BLP 4032
All The Things You Arerejected

* Blue Note BLP 4032, BST 84032, CDP 7243 8 52440 2 5   Sonny Red - Out Of The Blue
* Blue Note 45-1761   Sonny Red - Stay As Sweet As You Are / Bluesville
* Blue Note 45-1762   Sonny Red - Alone Too Long / Blues In The Pocket

1960

Sonny Red Quartet

Sonny Red, alto sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 23, 1960

tk.3Blues For KokeeBlue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44, CDP 7243 8 52440 2 5
tk.7You're Driving Me Crazy-
tk.8Stairway To The StarsBlue Note BLP 4032
tk.10CrystalBlue Note CDP 7243 8 52440 2 5
tk.13The LopeBlue Note BLP 4032
tk.15Lost AprilBlue Note CDP 7243 8 52440 2 5
tk.17You're Sensational-

* Blue Note BLP 4032, BST 84032, CDP 7243 8 52440 2 5   Sonny Red - Out Of The Blue
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - Rare Tracks: The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series

Sonny Red Quartet

Sonny Red, alto sax; Hank Jones, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 10, 1960

tk.5The Lamp Is LowBlue Note rejected
tk.10How About You-
tk.12Invitation-
tk.17That Old Black Magic-

Sonny Red Sextet

Blue Mitchell, trumpet #1,3,5,6; Sonny Red, alto sax; Yusef Lateef, tenor sax #1,3,5,6; Barry Harris, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Albert Heath, drums.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, November 3, 1960

1.Brother B.Jazzland JLP 32, JLP 1001
2.All I Do Is Dream Of YouJazzland JLP 32
3.The New Blues-
4.Ditty-
5.'Teef-
6.Breezing-
7.A Handful Of Stars-
8.If There Is Someone Lovelier Than You-

* Jazzland JLP 32, JLP 932S   Sonny Red - Breezing
* Jazzland JLP 1001   Various Artists - The Stars Of Jazz 1961

1961

Sonny Red Quartet

Sonny Red, alto sax; Cedar Walton, piano; George Tucker, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, May 29, 1961

I Like The Likes Of YouJazzland JLP 59
Bye, Bye Blues-
Never, Never Land-
Ko-kee-

* Jazzland JLP 59, JLP 959   Sonny Red - The Mode
= Milestone MCD-47086-2   Sonny Red With Blue Mitchell And Grant Green - Red, Blue And Green

Sonny Red Quintet

Blue Mitchell, trumpet; Sonny Red, alto sax; Barry Harris, piano; George Tucker, bass; Lex Humphries, drums.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, June 25, 1961

ImagesJazzland JLP 74
Blues For Donna-
Dodge City-

* Jazzland JLP 74, JLP 974; Original Jazz Classics OJC-148   Sonny Red - Images
= Milestone MCD-47086-2   Sonny Red With Blue Mitchell And Grant Green - Red, Blue And Green

Sonny Red Quintet

Sonny Red, alto sax; Barry Harris, piano; Grant Green, guitar; George Tucker, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, December 14, 1961

Moon RiverJazzland JLP 59
Super-20-
The Mode-

Sonny Red, alto sax; Barry Harris, piano; Grant Green, guitar #1,2; George Tucker, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.

1.Blue SonnyJazzland JLP 74
2.The Rhythm Thing-
3.Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered-

* Jazzland JLP 59, JLP 959   Sonny Red - The Mode
= Milestone MCD-47086-2   Sonny Red With Blue Mitchell And Grant Green - Red, Blue And Green
* Jazzland JLP 74, JLP 974; Original Jazz Classics OJC-148   Sonny Red - Images
= Milestone MCD-47086-2   Sonny Red With Blue Mitchell And Grant Green - Red, Blue And Green

1971 (age 39)

Sonny Red Quartet

Sylvester "Sonny Red" Kyner, tenor, alto sax, flute; Cedar Walton, piano; Herbie Lewis, bass, viola; Billy Higgins, drums.

The Record Plant, NYC, released 1971

Love SongMainstream MRL 324
Tears-
Mustang-
And Then Again-
My Romance-
A Time For Love-
Rodan-

* Mainstream MRL 324   Sonny Red