Tal Farlow Discography

1954 (age 33)

Tal Farlow Quartet

Don Arnone, Tal Farlow, guitar; Clyde Lombardi, bass; Joe Morello, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 11, 1954

BN554-3 tk.4TinaBlue Note BLP 5042
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-

* Blue Note BLP 5042   Tal Farlow Quartet
= Blue Note 7243 4 95748 2 3   Howard McGhee, Vol. 2 / Tal Farlow Quartet

Tal Farlow Quartet

Tal Farlow, Barry Galbraith, guitar; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Joe Morello, drums.

NYC, June 2, 1954

1730-3If There's Someone Lovelier Than YouNorgran MGN-19, MGN-1047
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-

* Norgran MGN-1047; Verve MGV-8138   The Tal Farlow Album
* Norgran MGN-19; Universal (J) UCCV-9049   The Tal Farlow Album

Tal Farlow Quartet

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 TuneNorgran MGN-1014
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-

* Norgran MGN-1014   The Artistry Of Tal Farlow
= Norgran MGN-1097; Verve MGV-8184   The Guitar Artistry Of Tal Farlow - Autumn In New York

1955

Tal Farlow Quartet

Claude Williamson, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Stan Levey, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, January 17, 1955

2176-2These Foolish ThingsNorgran MGN-1027
2177-2I Remember You-
2178-2How Deep Is The Ocean-
2179-8Fascinating Rhythm-
2180-2Manhattan-
2181-4Autumn LeavesNorgran MGN-1027; Verve 815 236-1
2182-5It's You Or No One-
2183-4Tenderly-
2184-1There Will Never Be Another You-
2185-6Just One Of Those Things-

* Norgran MGN-1027   The Interpretations Of Tal Farlow
= Norgran MGN-1101   The Guitar Artistry Of Tal Farlow - Fascinatin' Rhythm (not released?)
= Verve MGV-8011   The Guitar Artistry Of... Tal Farlow - Fascinatin' Rhythm
* Verve 815 236-1   Tal Farlow - Poppin' And Burnin'

Tal Farlow Quartet

Claude Williamson, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Stan Levey, drums.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, April 25, 1955

2318-2Lullaby Of The LeavesNorgran MGN-1033, MGN-1047
2319-1Stompin' At The Savoy-
2320-4This Is Always-
2321-7Tea For Two-

* Norgran MGN-1033; Verve MGV-8124   Tal Farlow, Oscar Moore, Barney Kessel - Swing Guitars
* Norgran MGN-1047; Verve MGV-8138   The Tal Farlow Album

Tal Farlow Sextet

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 AlamoNorgran MGN-1030
2323-3Will You Still Be Mine-
2324-5Walkin'-

* Norgran MGN-1030; Verve MGV-8123   A Recital By Tal Farlow

Tal Farlow Sextet

Bob Enevoldsen, trombone; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Bob Gordon, baritone sax; Tal Farlow, guitar; Monty Budwig, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, May 4, 1955

2325-4Moonlight Becomes YouNorgran MGN-1030
2326-1You Came Along (From Out Of Nowhere)-
2327-3Lorinesque-
2328-9Bye Bye Baby-

* Norgran MGN-1030; Verve MGV-8123   A Recital By Tal Farlow

1956

Tal Farlow Quintet

Hank Jones, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Oscar Pettiford, cello; Ray Brown, bass; Henry Bellson, drums.

NYC, February 11, 1956

2750-7I Wished On The MoonVerve 815 236-1
2751-9Swinging Till The Girls Come Home-
2752-16JorduClef MGC-742; Verve 815 236-1
2753-3The Way You Look TonightVerve 815 236-1
2754-5Bernie's Tune-

* Verve 815 236-1   Tal Farlow - Poppin' And Burnin'
* Clef MGC-742   Down Beat Critics Poll Winners (not released)

Tal Farlow Trio

Eddie Costa, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Vinnie Burke, bass.

NYC, March, 1956

2823-6ChucklesNorgran MGN-1102
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-

* Norgran MGN-1102   Tal Farlow - Tal (not released?)
= Verve MGV-8021   Tal Farlow - Tal

Tal Farlow Trio

Eddie Costa, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Vinnie Burke, bass.: same personnel.

NYC, May 31, 1956

2807-2Gone With The WindVerve 314 559 515-2
2808-3Taking A Chance On LoveVerve MGV-8201
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-
Taking A Chance On Love (alternate take)Verve 314 559 515-2
Yardbird Suite (alternate take)-
Gone With The Wind (alternate take)-

* Verve MGV-8201; ARS G-418; Verve 314 559 515-2   The Swinging Guitar Of Tal Farlow

Tal Farlow Trio

Eddie Costa, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Vinnie Burke, bass; Gene Williams, vocals.

Ed Fuerst's home, NYC, December 18, 1956

JorduXanadu 109, FDC 5160
Have You Met Miss Jones?-
Out Of NowhereXanadu 109
Opus De FunkXanadu 109, FDC 5160

Eddie Costa, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Vinnie Burke, bass.

All The Things You AreXanadu 119, FDC 5160
I Remember You-
Yesterdays-
Let's Do ItXanadu 119

* Xanadu 109   Tal Farlow - Fuerst Set
= Definitive Records (Sp) DRCD 11263   Tal Farlow - Complete 1956-Private Recordings
* Xanadu 119   Tal Farlow - Second Set
= Definitive Records (Sp) DRCD 11263   Tal Farlow - Complete 1956-Private Recordings
* Xanadu FDC 5160   Tal Farlow - At Ed Fuerst's

1958

Tal Farlow Quartet

Eddie Costa, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Knobby Totah, bass; Jimmy Campbell, drums.

WOR Studio, NYC, February 17, 1958

22026-5Lean On MeVerve MGV-8289, 815 236-1
22027-9Wonder Why-
22028-13Night And Day-
22029-16Stella By Starlight-
22030-34'Deed I Do
22031-40We'll Be Together Again
'Deed I DoVerve 314 537 746-2
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We'll Be Together Again-
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The More I See You-
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* Verve MGV-8289, 314 537 746-2   This Is Tal Farlow
* Verve 815 236-1   Tal Farlow - Poppin' And Burnin'

Tal Farlow Quartet

Eddie Costa, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Bill Takas, bass; Jimmy Campbell, drums.

WOR Studio, NYC, February 18, 1958

22032-43The More I See YouVerve MGV-8289
22033-11All The Things You Are-
22034-17How Long Has This Been Going On-
22035-11Topsy-

* Verve MGV-8289, 314 537 746-2   This Is Tal Farlow

1959

Tal Farlow

Bobby Jaspar, flute, tenor sax; Tal Farlow, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass.

NYC, December 15 & 16, 1959

26539-12A Foggy DayVerve MGV-8370
26540Telefunkyunissued
26541-4Sweet LorraineVerve MGV-8370
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-

Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute; Dick Hyman, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Wendell Marshall, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.

26534-4As Long As I LiveVerve MGV-8371
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-

* Verve MGV-8370, MGVS-6143   The Guitar Artistry Of Tal Farlow
* Verve MGV-8371, MGVS-68371   Tal Farlow Plays The Music Of Harold Arlen
= Verve MGVS-6144   Tal Farlow Plays The Music Of Harold Arlen (not released)

1969 (age 48)

Tal Farlow Quartet

John Scully, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Jack Six, bass; Alan Dawson, drums.

NYC, September 23, 1969

Straight No ChaserPrestige PR 7732
Darn That Dream-
Summertime-
Sometime Ago-
I'll Remember April-
My Romance-
Crazy, She Calls Me-

* Prestige PR 7732; Original Jazz Classics OJC-356, OJCCD-356-2   The Return Of Tal Farlow/1969
= Prestige P-24042   Tal Farlow - Guitar Player

1976 (age 55)

Tal Farlow Trio

Hank Jones, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Ray Brown, bass.

Coast Recorders, San Francisco, CA, August 2, 1976

Fascinating RhythmConcord Jazz CJ-26
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-

* Concord Jazz CJ-26, CCD-4026   Tal Farlow - A Sign Of The Times

On Stage

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 ElseConcord Jazz CJ-143
My Romance-
Lullaby Of Birdland-
My Shining Hour-
The Very Thought Of You-
Rose Room-

* Concord Jazz CJ-143, CCD-4143   Tal Farlow, Hank Jones, Red Norvo, Ray Brown, Jake Hanna - On Stage

Tal Farlow

Mike Nock, keyboards; Tal Farlow, guitar; Lynn Christie, bass; Bob Jaspe, drums #9.

CBS Studio C, NYC, September 14 & 21, 1976

1.My Shining HourCBS/Sony (J) 25AP-597
2.If I Should Lose You-
3.No Greater Love-
4.But Not For Me-
5.Falling In Love With Love-
6.FlamingoInner City IC 1099
7.Angel EyesCBS/Sony (J) 25AP-597
8.The Wolf And The Lamb-
9.Funk Among The Keys-

* CBS/Sony (J) 25AP-597   Tal Farlow - Trinity
= Inner City IC 1099   Tal Farlow - Trilogy

1977

Tal Farlow Trio

Tal Farlow, guitar; Gary Mazzaroppi, bass; Tom Sayek, drums.

Bell Sound Studios, NYC, September 15, 1977

Mahoney's 11 OhmsConcord Jazz CJ-57
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-

* Concord Jazz CJ-57   Tal Farlow '78

1980

Tal Farlow & Lenny Breau

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 YouGuitarchives (Canadian) GTR-0003
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-

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

1981 (age 60)

Tal Farlow Trio

Tommy Flanagan, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Gary Mazzaroppi, bass.

Soundmixers, NYC, January, 1981

All AloneConcord Jazz CJ-154
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)-

* Concord Jazz CJ-154, CCD-4154   Tal Farlow - Chromatic Palette

1982

The Tal Farlow Quartet

James Williams, piano; Tal Farlow, guitar; Gary Mazzaroppi, bass; Vinnie Johnson, drums.

Soundmixers, NYC, August, 1982

You'd Be So Nice To Come Home ToConcord Jazz CJ-204
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-

* Concord Jazz CJ-204, CCD-4204   The Tal Farlow Quartet - Cookin' On All Burners

1984

Tal Farlow Quintet

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 DreamConcord Jazz CJ-266
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-

* Concord Jazz CJ-266   The Legendary Tal Farlow

1991 (age 70)

Tal Farlow & Philippe Petit

Philippe Petit, left channel guitar; Tal Farlow, right channel guitar.

Studio Des Dames, Paris, France, November, 1991

Autumn LeavesFD Music (F) 151932
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-

* FD Music (F) 151932; Elabeth (Eu) ELA 621048   Tal Farlow, Philippe Petit - Standards Recital