Tal Farlow Catalog

1954 (age 33)

Howard McGhee, Vol. 2 / Tal Farlow Quartet  (Blue Note 7243 4 95748 2 3)

Don Arnone, Tal Farlow, guitar; Clyde Lombardi, bass; Joe Morello, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 11, 1954
BN554-3 tk.4Tina
BN555-1 tk.6Splash
BN556-1 tk.8Rock 'N' Rye
BN557-2 tk.12Lover
BN558-2 tk.15All Through The Night
BN559-1 tk.17Flamingo
** same contents as Blue Note BLP 5024 + BLP 5042 + 1 bonus track.

The Tal Farlow Album  (Norgran MGN 1047)

Tal Farlow, Barry Galbraith, guitar; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Joe Morello, drums.
NYC, June 2, 1954
1730-3If There's Someone Lovelier Than You
1731-4With The Wind And The Rain In Your Hair
1732-3My Old Flame
1733-9Gibson Boy
1734-5You And The Night And The Music
1735-13Love Nest
1736-2Blues In The Closet
1737-9Everything I've Got
** also issued on Verve MGV 8138.

The Artistry Of Tal Farlow  (Norgran MGN 1014)

Gerry Wiggins, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, November 15 & 16, 1954
2050-4I Like To Recognize The Tune
2051-4Strike Up The Band
2052-1Autumn In New York
2053-1And She Remembers Me
2054-2Little Girl Blue
2055-1Have You Met Miss Jones
2056-4Tal's Blues
2057-2Cherokee
** also issued on Norgran MGN 1097; Verve MGV 8184 entitled "The Guitar Artistry Of Tal Farlow - Autumn In New York".

1955

The Interpretations Of Tal Farlow  (Norgran MGN 1027)

Claude Williamson, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Stan Levey, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, January 17, 1955
2176-2These Foolish Things
2177-2I Remember You
2178-2How Deep Is The Ocean
2179-8Fascinating Rhythm
2180-2Manhattan
2181-4Autumn Leaves
2182-5It's You Or No One
2183-4Tenderly
2184-1There Will Never Be Another You
2185-6Just One Of Those Things
** originally intended as Norgran MGN 1101.
** also issued on Verve MGV 8011 entitled "The Guitar Artistry Of Tal Farlow - Fascinatin' Rhythm".

Tal Farlow, Oscar Moore, Barney Kessel - Swing Guitars  (Norgran MGN 1033)

Claude Williamson, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Stan Levey, drums.: same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, April 25, 1955
2318-2Lullaby Of The Leaves
2319-1Stompin' At The Savoy
2320-4This Is Always
2321-7Tea For Two
** also issued on Verve MGV 8124.

A Recital By Tal Farlow  (Norgran MGN 1030)

Bob Enevoldsen, trombone; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Bob Gordon, baritone sax; Tal Farlow, guitar; Monty Budwig, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, May 3, 1955
2322-1On The Alamo
2323-3Will You Still Be Mine
2324-5Walkin'
same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, May 4, 1955
2325-4Moonlight Becomes You
2326-1You Came Along (From Out Of Nowhere)
2327-3Lorinesque
2328-9Bye Bye Baby
** also issued on Verve MGV 8123.

1956

Tal Farlow - Poppin' And Burnin'  (Verve 815 236-1)

Hank Jones, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Oscar Pettiford, cello; Ray Brown, bass; Henry Bellson, drums.
NYC, February 11, 1956
2750-7I Wished On The Moon
2751-9Swinging Till The Girls Come Home
2752-16Jordu
2753-3The Way You Look Tonight
2754-5Bernie's Tune

Tal Farlow - Tal  (Verve MGV 8021)

Eddie Costa, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Vinnie Burke, bass.
NYC, March, 1956
2823-6Chuckles
2824-1You Don't Know What Love Is
2825-3How About You
2826-2Broadway
2827-2Anything Goes
2828-2Isn't It Romantic
2829-2Yesterdays
2830-4There Is No Greater Love
** originally intended as Norgran MGN 1102.

The Swinging Guitar Of Tal Farlow  (Verve MGV 8201)

Eddie Costa, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Vinnie Burke, bass.: same personnel.
NYC, May 31, 1956
2808-3Taking A Chance On Love
2809-3Yardbird Suite
2810-4You Stepped Out Of A Dream
2811-3They Can't Take That Away From Me
2812-4Meteor
2813-3Like Someone In Love
2814-2I Love You
** also issued on ARS G 418; Verve 314 559 515-2.

The Swinging Guitar Of Tal Farlow  (Verve 314 559 515-2)

Eddie Costa, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Vinnie Burke, bass.: same session.
NYC, May 31, 1956
2807-2Gone With The Wind
Taking A Chance On Love (alternate take)
Yardbird Suite (alternate take)
Gone With The Wind (alternate take)
** reissue of Verve MGV 8201 + 4 bonus tracks.

Tal Farlow - Fuerst Set  (Xanadu 109)

Eddie Costa, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Vinnie Burke, bass; Gene Williams, vocals.
Ed Fuerst's home, NYC, December 18, 1956
Jordu
Have You Met Miss Jones?
Out Of Nowhere
Opus De Funk
** part of Definitive Records (Sp) DRCD 11263.

Tal Farlow - Second Set  (Xanadu 119)

Eddie Costa, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Vinnie Burke, bass.
Ed Fuerst's home, NYC, December 18, 1956
All The Things You Are
I Remember You
Yesterdays
Let's Do It
** part of Definitive Records (Sp) DRCD 11263.

1958

This Is Tal Farlow  (Verve MGV 8289)

Eddie Costa, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Knobby Totah, bass; Jimmy Campbell, drums.
WOR Studio, NYC, February 17, 1958
22026-5Lean On Me
22027-9Wonder Why
22028-13Night And Day
22029-16Stella By Starlight
Eddie Costa, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Bill Takas, bass; Jimmy Campbell, drums.
WOR Studio, NYC, February 18, 1958
22032-43The More I See You
22033-11All The Things You Are
22034-17How Long Has This Been Going On
22035-11Topsy
** also issued on Verve 314 537 746-2.

This Is Tal Farlow  (Verve 314 537 746-2)

Eddie Costa, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Knobby Totah, bass; Jimmy Campbell, drums.
WOR Studio, NYC, February 17, 1958
'Deed I Do
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We'll Be Together Again
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The More I See You
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** reissue of Verve MGV 8289 + 10 bonus tracks.

1959

The Guitar Artistry Of Tal Farlow  (Verve MGV 8370)

Bobby Jaspar, flute, tenor sax; Tal Farlow, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass.
NYC, December 15 & 16, 1959
26539-12A Foggy Day
26541-4Sweet Lorraine
26542Telefunky
Frank Wess, flute, tenor, alto sax; Dick Hyman, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Wendell Marshall, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
26537-1Blue Funk
26538-1Wess Side
Frank Wess, flute, tenor, alto sax; Dick Hyman, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Joe Benjamin, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
26530-7Saratoga
26533The Man In My Life
** also issued on Verve MGVS 6143.

Tal Farlow Plays The Music Of Harold Arlen  (Verve MGV 8371)

Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute; Dick Hyman, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Wendell Marshall, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
NYC, December 15 & 16, 1959
26534-4As Long As I Live
26535-4Blues In The Night
26536-10Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea
Frank Wess, tenor sax; Dick Hyman, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Joe Benjamin, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
26531-3Hit The Road To Dreamland
26532-7Lessons In Love
Benny Powell, trombone; Frank Wess, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Dick Hyman, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Wendell Marshall, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
26527-10Petticoat High
26528-6One Step - Two Step
26529-4For Every Man There's A Woman
** originally intended as Verve MGVS 6144.
** also issued on Verve MGVS 68371.

1969 (age 48)

The Return Of Tal Farlow/1969  (Prestige PR 7732)

John Scully, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Jack Six, bass; Alan Dawson, drums.
NYC, September 23, 1969
Straight No Chaser
Darn That Dream
Summertime
Sometime Ago
I'll Remember April
My Romance
Crazy, She Calls Me
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-356, OJCCD-356-2.
** part of Prestige P-24042.

1976 (age 55)

Tal Farlow - A Sign Of The Times  (Concord Jazz CJ-26)

Hank Jones, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.
Coast Recorders, San Francisco, CA, August 2, 1976
Fascinating Rhythm
You Don't Know What Love Is
Put On A Happy Face
Stompin' At The Savoy
Georgia On My Mind
You Are Too Beautiful
In Your Own Sweet Way
Bayside Blues
** also issued on Concord Jazz CCD-4026.

Tal Farlow, Hank Jones, Red Norvo, Ray Brown, Jake Hanna - On Stage  (Concord Jazz CJ-143)

Red Norvo, vibes; Hank Jones, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Jake Hanna, drums.
"Concord Pavilion", Concord, CA, August, 1976
The One I Love Belongs To Somebody Else
My Romance
Lullaby Of Birdland
My Shining Hour
The Very Thought Of You
Rose Room
** also issued on Concord Jazz CCD-4143.

Tal Farlow - Trinity  (CBS/Sony (J) 25AP-597)

Mike Nock, keyboards; Tal Farlow, guitar; Lynn Christie, bass; Bob Jaspe, drums #8.
CBS Studio C, NYC, September 14 & 21, 1976
1.My Shining Hour
2.If I Should Lose You
3.No Greater Love
4.But Not For Me
5.Falling In Love With Love
6.Angel Eyes
7.The Wolf And The Lamb
8.Funk Among The Keys
** also issued on Inner City IC 1099 entitled "Trilogy".

Tal Farlow - Trilogy  (Inner City IC 1099)

Mike Nock, keyboards; Tal Farlow, guitar; Lynn Christie, bass.
CBS Studio C, NYC, September 14 & 21, 1976
Flamingo
** reissue of CBS/Sony (J) 25AP-597 entitled "Trinity" + 1 bonus track.

1977

Tal Farlow '78  (Concord Jazz CJ-57)

Tal Farlow, guitar; Gary Mazzaroppi, bass; Tom Sayek, drums.
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, September 15, 1977
Mahoney's 11 Ohms
Here's That Rainy Day
Autumn Leaves
With The Wind And The Rain In Your Hair
Perdido
Medley: Ill Wind / Invitation
Satin Doll
Gymkhana In Soho

1980

Tal Farlow & Lenny Breau - Chance Meeting  (Guitarchives (Canadian) GTR-0003)

Lenny Breau, Tal Farlow, guitar; Lyn Christie, bass #4,6; Nat Garratano, drums #4,6.
The Sign Of Times, Rumson, NJ, May 21, 1980
1.I Love You
2.Satin Doll
3.My Funny Valentine
4.All The Things You Are
5.Conversation (Tal & Jerry)
6.Cherokee
7.What Is This Thing Called Love?
8.Broadway
9.My Foolish Heart

1981 (age 60)

Tal Farlow - Chromatic Palette  (Concord Jazz CJ-154)

Tommy Flanagan, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Gary Mazzaroppi, bass.
Soundmixers, NYC, January, 1981
All Alone
Nuages
I Hear A Rhapsody
If I Were A Bell
St. Thomas
Blue Art, Too
Stella By Starlight
One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)
** also issued on Concord Jazz CCD-4154.

1982

The Tal Farlow Quartet - Cookin' On All Burners  (Concord Jazz CJ-204)

James Williams, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Gary Mazzaroppi, bass; Vinnie Johnson, drums.
Soundmixers, NYC, August, 1982
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
If I Should Lose You
I Wished On The Moon
I've Got The World On A String
Love Letters
Why Shouldn't I
Lullaby Of The Leaves
Just Friends
I Thought About You
** also issued on Concord Jazz CCD-4204.

1984

The Legendary Tal Farlow  (Concord Jazz CJ-266)

Sam Most, flute, tenor sax; Frank Strazzeri, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Bob Maize, bass; Al "Tootie" Heath, drums.
Sage & Sound, Hollywood, CA, September, 1984
You Stepped Out Of A Dream
When Your Lover Has Gone
I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
When Lights Are Low
Who Cares
I Can't Get Started
Prelude To A Kiss
Everything Happens To Me

1991 (age 70)

Tal Farlow, Philippe Petit - Standards Recital  (FD Music (F) 151932)

Philippe Petit, left channel guitar; Tal Farlow, right channel guitar.
Studio Des Dames, Paris, France, November, 1991
Autumn Leaves
How Deep Is The Ocean
Love For Sale
Billie's Bounce
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
Body And Soul
Satin Doll
Christine Cookin'
Tenderly
Lester Leaps In
Nuages
Tal's Medley: Embraceable You / For All We Know / Last Night When We Were Young
** also issued on Elabeth (Eu) ELA 621048.