Teddy Edwards Catalog

1947 (age 23)

Teddy Edwards, Barney Kessel, Slim Gaillard - Central Avenue Breakdown, Vol. 2  (Onyx ORI 215)

Benny Bailey, trumpet; Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Emanuel Brooks aka Duke Brooks, piano; Addison Farmer, bass; Roy Porter, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, July, 1947
MR-5Bird Legs
MR-6Out Of Nowhere
MR-7Roy's Boy
MR-8Steady With Teddy
Rexology
Three Bass Hit
R.B.'s Wig
Body And Soul

Dexter Gordon On Dial The Complete Sessions - The Chase  (Spotlite (E) SPJ 130 CD)

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Red Callender, bass; Roy Porter, drums.
NYC, December 4, 1947
D1145-ABlues In Teddy's Flat

Teddy Edwards, Dexter Gordon, Leo Parker, Wardell Gray - The Foremost!  (Onyx ORI 201)

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Red Callender, bass; Roy Porter, drums.: same session.
NYC, December 4, 1947
D1145-AABlues In Teddy's Flat

1948

Teddy Edwards, Vivian Garry, Dodo Marmarosa - Central Avenue Breakdown, Vol. 1  (Onyx ORI 212)

Herbie Harper, trombone; Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; Iggy Shevack, bass; Roy Porter, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, October, 1948
Teddy's Tune
Wonderful Work
Fairy Dance
It's The Talk Of The Town

1958 (age 34)

Various Artists - The Blues, Vol. 3 - Blowin' The Blues  (World Pacific JWC-512)

Gerald Wilson, trumpet; Jimmy Allen, Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; Herman Mitchell, guitar; Jimmy Hamilton, bass; Jimmy Miller, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, May 8, 1958
Red Shirt

Various Artists - The Blues, Vol. 3 - Blowin' The Blues  (World Pacific ST-1029)

Harry Edison, trumpet; Jimmy Allen, Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Henry McDode, piano; Herman Mitchell, guitar; Jimmy Hamilton, bass; Jimmy Miller, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, May 16, 1958
Midnight Blues

1959

Sonny Rollins At Music Inn/Teddy Edwards At Falcon's Lair With Joe Castro  (Metrojazz E 1011)

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Joe Castro, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
"Falcon's Lair", Hollywood, CA, 1959
Billy's Bounce
A Foggy Day
** also issued on Metrojazz SE 1011.

1960

Teddy Edwards - Sunset Eyes  (Pacific Jazz PJ-14)

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Amos Trice, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Tony Bazley, drums.
Rex Productions Studio, Hollywood, CA, March 21, 1960
I Hear A Rhapsody
Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Ronnie Ball, piano; Ben Tucker, bass; Al Levitt, drums.
Rex Productions Studio, Hollywood, CA, March 23, 1960
Tempo De Blues
Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Joe Castro, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
Rex Productions Studio, Hollywood, CA, August 16, 1960
Vintage '57
Up In Teddy's New Flat
Sunset Eyes
Teddy's Tune
Takin' Off

Gil Evans - Theme / Teddy Edwards - Symphony Sid  (World Pacific S-208)

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Amos Trice, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Tony Bazley, drums.
Rex Productions Studio, Hollywood, CA, March 21, 1960
The New Symphony Sid

Teddy Edwards With Les McCann Ltd. - It's About Time  (Pacific Jazz PJ-6)

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Les McCann, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Ron Jefferson, drums.
Rex Productions Studio, Hollywood, CA, May 2, 1960
Our Love Is Here To Stay
Frankly Speaking
Fools Rush In
Undecided
Blues Comjumations (as Beve's Comjumulations)
Willow Weep For Me
Lover Come Back To Me
** also issued on Pacific Jazz ST-6.

Teddy Edwards Quartet - Teddy's Ready!  (Contemporary M3583)

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Joe Castro, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
Contemporary Records' studio, Los Angeles, CA, August 17, 1960
Blues In G (as Bluesingee)
Scrapple From The Apple
What's New
You Name It
Take The "A" Train
The Sermon
Higgins' Hideaway
** also issued on Contemporary S7583; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-748-2.

Teddy Edwards Octet - Back To Avalon  (Contemporary CCD-14074-2)

Nathaniel Meeks, trumpet; Lester Robertson, trombone; Jimmy Woods, alto sax; Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Modesto Brisenio, baritone sax; Danny Horton, piano; Roger Alderson, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.
Contemporary Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 7, 8 & 13, 1960
Avalon (version 1)
The Cellar Dweller
You Don't Know What Love Is
Steppin' Lightly
Sweet Georgia Brown
Our Last Goodbye
Good Gravy
(Under) A Southern Moon And Sky
Avalon (version 2)

1961

Teddy Edwards, Howard McGhee - Together Again!!!!  (Contemporary M3588)

Howard McGhee, trumpet; Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Phineas Newborn Jr., piano; Ray Brown, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.
Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, May 15 & 17, 1961
Together Again
You Stepped Out Of A Dream
Up There
Perhaps
Misty
Sandy
** also issued on Contemporary S7588; Original Jazz Classics OJC-424, OJCCD-424-2.

Teddy Edwards Quartet - Good Gravy!  (Contemporary M3592)

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Danny Horton, piano #1-3,6-9; Phineas Newborn Jr., piano #4,5; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Milt Turner, drums.
Contemporary Records, Los Angeles, CA, August 23, 24 & 25, 1961
1.Good Gravy
2.Could You Forget
3.A Stairway To The Stars
4.A Little Later
5.On Green Dolphin Street
6.Just Friends
7.Laura
8.Yes, I'll Be Ready
9.Not So Strange
** also issued on Contemporary S7592; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-661-2.

1962

Teddy Edwards - Heart & Soul  (Contemporary M3606)

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Gerry Wiggins, organ; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Milt Turner, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, April 24, 1962
Smokin'
No Regrets
Secret Love
Little Steddy
Wiggin'
A Bag Of Blues
** also issued on Contemporary S7606; Original Jazz Classics OJC-177, OJCCD-177-2.

Teddy Edwards - Heart & Soul  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-177-2)

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Gerry Wiggins, organ; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Milt Turner, drums.: same session.
Los Angeles, CA, April 24, 1962
Heart And Soul
** reissue of Contemporary M3606 + 1 bonus track.

1966 (age 42)

Teddy Edwards - Nothin' But The Truth!  (Prestige PR 7518)

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Walter Davis Jr., piano; Phil Orlando, guitar; Paul Chambers, bass; Billy Higgins, drums; Montego Joe, congas, bongos.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 13, 1966
Nothin' But The Truth
Games That Lovers Play
On The Street Where You Live
Brazilian Skies
But Beautiful
Lovin' It, Lovin' It
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-813-2.

1967

Teddy Edwards - It's All Right!  (Prestige PR 7522)

Jimmy Owens, trumpet, flugelhorn; Garnett Brown, trombone; Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Ben Tucker, bass; Lenny McBrowne, drums.
NYC, May 24 & 27, 1967
It's All Right
Going Home
Afraid Of Love
Wheelin' And Dealin'
Mamacita Lisa
Back Alley Blues
The Cellar Dweller
Moving In
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-944-2.

1974 (age 50)

Teddy Edwards - Feelin's  (Muse MR 5045)

Conte Candoli, trumpet; Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Dolo Coker, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Frank Butler, drums; Jerry Steinholz, congas, misc. percussion.
Wally Heider Recording Studio, Los Angeles, CA, March 25, 1974
Bear Tracks
April Love
Ritta Ditta Blues
Eleven Twenty Three
Georgia On My Mind
The Blue Sombrero
** also issued on Xanadu 906077.

1976

The Inimitable Teddy Edwards  (Xanadu 134)

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Duke Jordan, piano; Larry Ridley, bass; Freddie Waits, drums.
NYC, June 25, 1976
Sunset Eyes
That Old Black Magic
Mean To Me
Imagination
One On One
Stella By Starlight

1980

Teddy Edwards Quartet - Out Of This World  (SteepleChase (D) SCS-1147)

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Jesper Lundgaard, bass; Billy Hart, drums.
December 5, 1980
No Name #1
April Love
Out Of This World
Summertime
That's All
Cheek To Cheek
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31147.

Teddy Edwards Quartet - Out Of This World  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31147)

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Jesper Lundgaard, bass; Billy Hart, drums.: same session.
December 5, 1980
Summertime
** reissue of SteepleChase (D) SCS-1147 + 1 bonus track.

1981

Teddy Edwards Quartet - Good Gravy  (Timeless (Du) SJP 139)

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Rein De Graaff, piano; Henk Haverhoek, bass; John Engels, drums.
"Bimhuis", Amsterdam, Netherlands, December 26, 1981
Lady Be Good
Oleo
Georgia
Good Gravy

1991 (age 67)

Teddy Edwards Featuring Tom Waits - Mississippi Lad  (Verve (F) 511 111-2)

Nolan Smith, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Art Hillery, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Billy Higgins, drums; Ray Armando, percussion; featuring Tom Waits, vocals, guitar #1,6.
Sunset Sound Recorders, Hollywood, CA, March 13 & 14, 1991
1.Little Man
2.Safari Walk
3.The Blue Sombrero
4.Mississippi Lad
5.Three Base Hit
6.I'm Not Your Fool Anymore
7.Symphony On Central
8.Ballad For A Bronze Beauty
9.The Call Of Love
** also issued on Antilles 314 511 411-2.

1992

Teddy Edwards Brasstring Ensemble - Blue Saxophone  (Verve (F) 517 298-2)

Oscar Brashear, James Smith, Frank Szabo, trumpet; Thurman Green, Maurice Spears, trombone; Teddy Edwards, tenor sax, clarinet, vocals; Brenton Banks, Mark Cargill, Michael White, violin; Dan Weinstein, viola; Melissa "Missy" Hasin, cello; Carol Robbins, harp; Art Hillery, piano; Andy Simpkins, bass; Mel Brown, drums; Ray Armando, percussion; Lisa Nobumoto, vocals.
Paramount Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA, June 8, 9 & 10, 1992
Prelude
Blue Saxophone
Lennox Lady
No Name Number One
Ballad For Susan
Brazilian Skies
Hot Tamale Joe
Them Dirty Old Blues
Glass Of Water
Serenade In Blue
Hymn For The Homeless
Going Home
** also issued on Antilles 314 517 527-2.

1993

Teddy Edwards Quartet - La Villa - Live In Paris  (EmArcy (F) 523 495-2)

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Alain Jean Marie, piano; Thomas Bramerie, bass; Alvester Garnett, drums; with guests: Christian Escoude, guitar; Spanky Wilson, vocals; added strings.
"La Villa", Paris, France, November 4 & 8, 1993
Juuls Delight
Lee Ann
Lover Man (Oh Where Can You Be)
What' Cha Gonna Do
Madly In Love With You
French Basstry
If We Ever Said Good Bye
Get Up And Get It
At The La Villa
April Love
L.A. After Dark / Good Gravy

1994 (age 70)

Teddy Edwards - Tango In Harlem  (Verve (F) 527 468-2)

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Christian McBride, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
NYC, December 21, 22 & 23, 1994
Besame Mucho
The Nearness Of You
Cruisin' And Groovin'
Two Steps Down
Old Folks
Sunset Eyes
Ornithology
Tango In Harlem
Alfie
Nica's Dream
Undecided
Sponavating The Blues

Teddy Edwards & Houston Person - Horn To Horn  (Muse MCD 5540)

Teddy Edwards, Houston Person, tenor sax; Richard Wyands, piano; Peter Washington, bass; Kenny Washington, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 27, 1994
Equinox (For John Coltrane)
That's All (For Ben Webster)
Lester Leaps In (For Lester Young)
The Girl From Ipanema (For Stan Getz)
Body And Soul (For Coleman Hawkins)
Red Top (For Gene Ammons)
Talk Of The Town (For Dexter Gordon)
Out Of Nowhere (For Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis)

1996

Teddy Edwards And Houston Person - Close Encounters  (HighNote HCD 7002)

Teddy Edwards, Houston Person, tenor sax; Stan Hope, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Kenny Washington, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 6, 1996
Twisted
Blue And Sentimental
Pennies From Heaven
Night Train
I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance
The Breeze And I
Little Girl Blue

1997

Teddy Edwards - Midnight Creeper  (HighNote HCD 7011)

Virgil Jones, trumpet; Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Richard Wyands, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Chip White, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 7, 1997
Midnight Creeper
Walking In The Rain
Sensitive
Lady Be Good
Don't Blame Me
Sunday
Tenderly
Almost Like Being In Love

2000

Teddy Edwards - Ladies Man  (HighNote HCD 7067)

Eddie Allen, trumpet; Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Ronnie Mathews, piano; Chip Jackson, bass; Chip White, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 17, 2000
Jeannine
Rosetta
Ruby
Candy
Saskia
Diane
Donna Lee
Marie
Laura
Rosalie

The Legend Of Teddy Edwards (Soundtrack)  (Cope Records COPECD016)

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Larry Nash, piano; Gerryck King, drums.
The Jazz Spot In The Los Feliz Restaurant, Los Angeles, CA, October 23, 2000
The Warm Up
L.A. After Dark
Regina
It's All Right
I'm So Afraid Of Love
At The La Villa
Interlude
Takin' Off
Regina
It's All Right
L.A. After Dark
I'm So Afraid Of Love

2001

Teddy Edwards - Smooth Sailing  (HighNote HCD 7088)

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Richard Wyands, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Chip White, drums.
M&I Recording Studios, NYC, December 19, 2001
Going Home
All Too Soon
Hank's Tune
Indian Summer
Robbin's Nest
Talk Of The Town
Smooth Sailing
Polka Dots And Moonbeams