Teddy Edwards Discography

1947 (age 23)

Teddy Edwards Quintet

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 LegsRex 25056; Onyx ORI 215
MR-6Out Of Nowhere-
MR-7Roy's BoyRex 25057; Onyx ORI 215
MR-8Steady With Teddy-
RexologyRex 25058; Onyx ORI 215
Three Bass Hit-
R.B.'s WigRex 25059; Onyx ORI 215
Body And Soul-
* Onyx ORI 215   Teddy Edwards, Barney Kessel, Slim Gaillard - Central Avenue Breakdown, Vol. 2
* Rex 25056   Teddy Edwards - Bird Legs / Out Of Nowhere
* Rex 25057   Teddy Edwards - Roy's Boy / Steady With Teddy
* Rex 25058   Teddy Edwards - Rexology / Three Bass Hit
* Rex 25059   Teddy Edwards - R.B.'s Wig / Body And Soul

Teddy Edwards Quartet

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Red Callender, bass; Roy Porter, drums.
NYC, December 4, 1947
D1145-ABlues In Teddy's FlatDial 1033 (alt.); Spotlite (E) SPJ 130 CD
D1145-AA-Dial 1033, 759, LP 211; Onyx ORI 201; Spotlite (E) SPJ 130 CD
* Onyx ORI 201   Teddy Edwards, Dexter Gordon, Leo Parker, Wardell Gray - The Foremost!
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 130 CD   Dexter Gordon On Dial The Complete Sessions - The Chase
* Dial LP 211   Various Artists - Mr. Saxophone......?
* Dial 1033 (alt.)   Fats Navarro - Move / Teddy Edwards - Blues In Teddy's Flat
* Dial 1033   Fats Navarro - Move / Teddy Edwards - Blues In Teddy's Flat
* Dial 759   Teddy Edwards - Blues In Teddy's Flat / Bikini

1948

Teddy Edwards Quintet

Herbie Harper, trombone; Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; Iggy Shevack, bass; Roy Porter, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, October, 1948
Teddy's TuneRex 26025; Onyx ORI 212
Wonderful Work-
Fairy DanceRex 26026; Onyx ORI 212
It's The Talk Of The Town-
* Onyx ORI 212   Teddy Edwards, Vivian Garry, Dodo Marmarosa - Central Avenue Breakdown, Vol. 1
* Rex 26025   Teddy Edwards - Teddy's Tune / Wonderful Work
* Rex 26026   Teddy Edwards - Fairy Dance / It's The Talk Of The Town

1958 (age 34)

Teddy Edwards Septet

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 ShirtPacific Jazz X-303; World Pacific JWC-512; Pacific Jazz PJ-13
* World Pacific JWC-512   Various Artists - The Blues, Vol. 3 - Blowin' The Blues
* Pacific Jazz PJ-13   Various Artists - This Is The Blues, Vol. 1
* Pacific Jazz X-303   Jackie Davis, Harold Land - Blowin' The Blues / Teddy Edwards - Red Shirt

Teddy Edwards Septet / Edison-Edwards Septet

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 BluesWorld Pacific ST-1029
* World Pacific ST-1029   Various Artists - The Blues, Vol. 3 - Blowin' The Blues

1959

Teddy Edwards Quartet Featuring Joe Castro

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Joe Castro, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
"Falcon's Lair", Hollywood, CA, 1959
Billy's BounceMetrojazz E 1011
A Foggy Day-
* Metrojazz E 1011, SE 1011   Sonny Rollins At Music Inn/Teddy Edwards At Falcon's Lair With Joe Castro

1960

Teddy Edwards Quartet

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Amos Trice, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Tony Bazley, drums.
Rex Productions Studio, Hollywood, CA, March 21, 1960
I Hear A RhapsodyPacific Jazz PJ-14
The New Symphony SidWorld Pacific S-208
My Kinda Blues
Takin' Off
* Pacific Jazz PJ-14   Teddy Edwards - Sunset Eyes
* World Pacific S-208   Gil Evans - Theme / Teddy Edwards - Symphony Sid

Teddy Edwards Quartet

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Ronnie Ball, piano; Ben Tucker, bass; Al Levitt, drums.
Rex Productions Studio, Hollywood, CA, March 23, 1960
Tempo De BluesPacific Jazz PJ-14, PJ-30
* Pacific Jazz PJ-14   Teddy Edwards - Sunset Eyes
* Pacific Jazz PJ-30, ST-30   Various Artists - This Is The Blues, Vol. 2

Teddy Edwards And Les McCann Ltd.

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 StayPacific Jazz X-314, PJ-6
Frankly SpeakingPacific Jazz PJ-6
Fools Rush In-
Undecided-
Blues Comjumations (as Beve's Comjumulations)Pacific Jazz X-314, PJ-6
Willow Weep For MePacific Jazz PJ-6
Lover Come Back To Me-
* Pacific Jazz PJ-6, ST-6   Teddy Edwards With Les McCann Ltd. - It's About Time
* Pacific Jazz X-314   Teddy Edwards, Les McCann - Beve's Comjumulations / Our Love Is Here To Stay

Teddy Edwards Quartet

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Joe Castro, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
Rex Productions Studio, Hollywood, CA, August 16, 1960
Vintage '57Pacific Jazz PJ-14
Up In Teddy's New FlatPacific Jazz X-302, PJ-14
Sunset EyesPacific Jazz PJ-14
Teddy's Tune-
Takin' Off-
* Pacific Jazz PJ-14   Teddy Edwards - Sunset Eyes
* Pacific Jazz X-302   Billy Higgins, Teddy Edwards - Me And My Lover / Teddy Edwards - Up In Teddy's New Flat

Teddy Edwards Quartet

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Joe Castro, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.: same personnel.
Contemporary Records' studio, Los Angeles, CA, August 17, 1960
Blues In G (as Bluesingee)Contemporary M3583
Scrapple From The Apple-
What's New-
You Name It-
Take The "A" Train-
The Sermon-
Higgins' Hideaway-
* Contemporary M3583, S7583; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-748-2   Teddy Edwards Quartet - Teddy's Ready!

Teddy Edwards Octet

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

1961

Teddy Edwards - Howard McGhee Quintet

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 AgainContemporary M3588
You Stepped Out Of A Dream-
Up There-
Perhaps-
Misty-
Sandy-
* Contemporary M3588, S7588; Original Jazz Classics OJC-424, OJCCD-424-2   Teddy Edwards, Howard McGhee - Together Again!!!!

Teddy Edwards Quartet

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 GravyContemporary M3592
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-
* Contemporary M3592, S7592; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-661-2   Teddy Edwards Quartet - Good Gravy!

1962

Teddy Edwards Quartet

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Gerry Wiggins, organ; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Milt Turner, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, April 24, 1962
Smokin'Contemporary M3606
No Regrets-
Secret Love-
Little Steddy-
Wiggin'-
A Bag Of Blues-
Heart And SoulOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-177-2
* Contemporary M3606, S7606; Original Jazz Classics OJC-177, OJCCD-177-2   Teddy Edwards - Heart & Soul

1966 (age 42)

Teddy Edwards Sextet

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 TruthPrestige 45-443, PR 7518
Games That Lovers PlayPrestige PR 7518
On The Street Where You Live-
Brazilian Skies-
But Beautiful-
Lovin' It, Lovin' ItPrestige 45-443, PR 7518
* Prestige PR 7518; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-813-2   Teddy Edwards - Nothin' But The Truth!
* Prestige 45-443   Teddy Edwards - Nothin' But The Truth / Lovin' It, Lovin' It

1967

Teddy Edwards Sextet

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 RightPrestige PR 7522
Going Home-
Afraid Of Love-
Wheelin' And Dealin'-
Mamacita Lisa-
Back Alley Blues-
The Cellar Dweller-
Moving In-
* Prestige PR 7522; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-944-2   Teddy Edwards - It's All Right!

1974 (age 50)

Teddy Edwards Sextet

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 TracksMuse MR 5045
April Love-
Ritta Ditta Blues-
Eleven Twenty Three-
Georgia On My Mind-
The Blue Sombrero-
* Muse MR 5045; Xanadu 906077   Teddy Edwards - Feelin's

1976

Teddy Edwards Quartet

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Duke Jordan, piano; Larry Ridley, bass; Freddie Waits, drums.
NYC, June 25, 1976
Sunset EyesXanadu 134
That Old Black Magic-
Mean To Me-
Imagination-
One On One-
Stella By Starlight-
* Xanadu 134   The Inimitable Teddy Edwards

1980

Teddy Edwards Quartet

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Jesper Lundgaard, bass; Billy Hart, drums.
December 5, 1980
No Name #1SteepleChase (D) SCS-1147
April Love-
Out Of This World-
Summertime-
That's All-
Cheek To Cheek-
SummertimeSteepleChase (D) SCCD-31147
* SteepleChase (D) SCS-1147, SCCD-31147   Teddy Edwards Quartet - Out Of This World

1981

Teddy Edwards Quartet

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Rein De Graaff, piano; Henk Haverhoek, bass; John Engels, drums.
"Bimhuis", Amsterdam, Netherlands, December 26, 1981
Lady Be GoodTimeless (Du) SJP 139
Oleo-
Georgia-
Good Gravy-
* Timeless (Du) SJP 139   Teddy Edwards Quartet - Good Gravy

1991 (age 67)

Teddy Edwards Septet Featuring Tom Waits

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 ManVerve (F) 511 111-2
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-
* Verve (F) 511 111-2; Antilles 314 511 411-2   Teddy Edwards Featuring Tom Waits - Mississippi Lad

1992

Teddy Edwards Brasstring Ensemble

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
PreludeVerve (F) 517 298-2
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-
* Verve (F) 517 298-2; Antilles 314 517 527-2   Teddy Edwards Brasstring Ensemble - Blue Saxophone

1993

Teddy Edwards Quartet With Strings

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

1994 (age 70)

Teddy Edwards Trio

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Christian McBride, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
NYC, December 21, 22 & 23, 1994
Besame MuchoVerve (F) 527 468-2
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-
* Verve (F) 527 468-2   Teddy Edwards - Tango In Harlem

Teddy Edwards - Houston Person Quintet

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

1996

Teddy Edwards - Houston Person Quintet

Teddy Edwards, Houston Person, tenor sax; Stan Hope, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Kenny Washington, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 6, 1996
TwistedHighNote HCD 7002
Blue And Sentimental-
Pennies From Heaven-
Night Train-
I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance-
The Breeze And I-
Little Girl Blue-
* HighNote HCD 7002   Teddy Edwards And Houston Person - Close Encounters

1997

Teddy Edwards Quintet

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 CreeperHighNote HCD 7011
Walking In The Rain-
Sensitive-
Lady Be Good-
Don't Blame Me-
Sunday-
Tenderly-
Almost Like Being In Love-
* HighNote HCD 7011   Teddy Edwards - Midnight Creeper

2000

Teddy Edwards Quintet

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
JeannineHighNote HCD 7067
Rosetta-
Ruby-
Candy-
Saskia-
Diane-
Donna Lee-
Marie-
Laura-
Rosalie-
* HighNote HCD 7067   Teddy Edwards - Ladies Man

Teddy Edwards documentary / Teddy Edwards Trio

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 UpCope Records COPECD016
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-
* Cope Records COPECD016   The Legend Of Teddy Edwards (Soundtrack)

2001

Teddy Edwards Quartet

Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Richard Wyands, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Chip White, drums.
M&I Recording Studios, NYC, December 19, 2001
Going HomeHighNote HCD 7088
All Too Soon-
Hank's Tune-
Indian Summer-
Robbin's Nest-
Talk Of The Town-
Smooth Sailing-
Polka Dots And Moonbeams-
* HighNote HCD 7088   Teddy Edwards - Smooth Sailing