The Three Sounds Discography

1958

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Andrew Simpkins, bass; Bill Dowdy, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 16, 1958
tk.5Willow Weep For MeBlue Note 45-1722, BLP 1600
tk.6Both SidesBlue Note 45-1723, BLP 1600
tk.8BobbyBlue Note (J) BNJ-61019, CDP 7 46531 2
tk.9Mo-GeBlue Note 45-1723, (J) BNJ-61019, CDP 7 46531 2
tk.10Angel EyesBlue Note 45-1724, BLP 4014
tk.12TenderlyBlue Note 45-1722, BLP 1600
tk.15Soft TouchBlue Note (J) BNJ-61019, CDP 7 46531 2
tk.17It's NiceBlue Note 45-1724, BLP 1600
tk.18Falling In Love With LoveBlue Note BLP 4014
* Blue Note BLP 1600, BST 81600, CDP 7 46531 2   The 3 Sounds
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61019   The 3 Sounds, Vol. 2
* Blue Note BLP 4014, BST 84014   The 3 Sounds - Bottoms Up!
* Blue Note 45-1722   The Three Sounds - Tenderly / Willow Weep For Me
* Blue Note 45-1723   The Three Sounds - Both Sides / Mo-Ge
* Blue Note 45-1724   The Three Sounds - It's Nice / Angel Eyes

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano, celeste; Andrew Simpkins, bass; Bill Dowdy, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 28, 1958
tk.2Don't Get Around Much AnymoreBlue Note (J) BNJ-61019, CDP 7 46531 2
tk.4O Sole MioBlue Note 45-1725, BLP 1600
tk.7Blue Bells-
tk.11Time After TimeBlue Note 45-1726, BLP 4014
tk.12Woody'n YouBlue Note BLP 1600
tk.14It Might As Well Be SpringBlue Note (J) BNJ-61019, CDP 7 46531 2
tk.16Goin' Home (alternate take)-
tk.18Goin' HomeBlue Note 45-1726, BLP 1600
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61019   The 3 Sounds, Vol. 2
* Blue Note BLP 1600, BST 81600, CDP 7 46531 2   The 3 Sounds
* Blue Note BLP 4014, BST 84014   The 3 Sounds - Bottoms Up!
* Blue Note 45-1725   The Three Sounds - O Sole Mio / Blue Bells
* Blue Note 45-1726   The Three Sounds - Goin' Home / Time After Time

1959

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano, celeste; Andrew Simpkins, bass; Bill Dowdy, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 11, 1959
tk.3Soft Windsrejected
tk.5Nothing Ever Changes My Love For YouBlue Note 45-1744, BLP 4014
tk.10Let's Loveunissued
tk.12Besame MuchoBlue Note 45-1743, BLP 4014
tk.13Jinne Lou-
tk.16It Could Happen To Youunissued
tk.17I Could Write A BookBlue Note 45-1744, BLP 4014
tk.21Love Walked InBlue Note BLP 4014
* Blue Note BLP 4014, BST 84014   The 3 Sounds - Bottoms Up!
* Blue Note 45-1744   The Three Sounds - I Could Write A Book / Nothing Ever Changes My Love For You
* Blue Note 45-1743   The Three Sounds - Besame Mucho / Jinne Lou

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Andrew Simpkins, bass; Bill Dowdy, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 20, 1959
tk.4Tracy's BlueBlue Note 45-1756, BLP 4020
tk.5It's Only A Paper MoonBlue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44
tk.6That's AllBlue Note 45-1758, BLP 4020
tk.7There Is No Greater LoveBlue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44
tk.8Satin DollBlue Note BLP 4020
tk.10Soft Winds-
tk.12St. ThomasBlue Note 45-1758, BLP 4020
tk.13Robbins' NestBlue Note 45-1757, BLP 4020
tk.14Don't Blame MeBlue Note 45-1756, BLP 4020
tk.15Down The TrackBlue Note 45-1757, BLP 4020
* Blue Note BLP 4020, BST 84020   The 3 Sounds - Good Deal
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-5941/44   Various Artists - Rare Tracks: The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series
* Blue Note 45-1756   The Three Sounds - Tracy's Blue / Don't Blame Me
* Blue Note 45-1758   The Three Sounds - That's All / St. Thomas
* Blue Note 45-1757   The Three Sounds - Down The Track / Robbin's Nest

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Andrew Simpkins, bass; Bill Dowdy, drums.: same personnel.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 8, 1959
Love For Salerejected
Blue 'N Boogie-
tk.5Wrap Your Troubles In Dreamsunissued
tk.6Stars Fell On Alabama-
Star Eyesrejected
tk.10Alone TogetherBlue Note CDP 7243 8 21281 2 0
tk.11My Funny Valentineunissued
Will You Still Be Minerejected
Blues-
tk.18Takin' A Chance On Loveunissued
tk.20Blue 'N Boogierejected
tk.25Thinking Of YouBlue Note CDP 7243 8 21281 2 0
tk.26Good Night Ladies-
Body And Soulrejected
tk.29If I Should Lose Youunissued
tk.30Everything Happens To Me-
tk.31But Not For Me-
Bags' Grooverejected
My Little Suede Shoes-
tk.34C Jam Bluesunissued
Out Of The Pastrejected
tk.36Moonlight In Vermontunissued
Babe's Bluesrejected
They Can't Take That Away From Me-
tk.40Lover Manunissued
tk.42Sweet And Lovely-
tk.43Lights OutBlue Note CDP 7243 8 21281 2 0
This Can't Be Loverejected
tk.48Autumn Leavesunissued
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 21281 2 0   The Three Sounds - Standards

1960

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano, celeste; Andrew Simpkins, bass; Bill Dowdy, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 28, 1960
tk.3I Let A Song Go Out Of My HeartBlue Note BLP 4072
tk.5Loose WalkBlue Note 45-1791, BLP 4044
tk.6Things Ain't What They Used To BeBlue Note 45-1794, BLP 4044
tk.7Love For SaleBlue Note 45-1793, BLP 4044
tk.9Li'l Darlin'Blue Note 45-1791, BLP 4044
tk.10I'm Beginning To See The LightBlue Note 45-1792, BLP 4044
tk.11Tammy's Breeze-
tk.12Two Bass HitBlue Note BLP 4072
tk.15On Green Dolphin StreetBlue Note 45-1793, BLP 4044
tk.16It Could Happen To YouBlue Note BLP 4072
tk.17Straight, No Chaser-
tk.18Blues After Dark-
tk.20Parker's PadBlue Note 45-1824, BLP 4072
tk.21When I Fall In Love-
tk.22I Got It BadBlue Note BLP 4072
tk.23SanduBlue Note BLP 4044
* Blue Note BLP 4072, BST 84072   The 3 Sounds - Feelin' Good
* Blue Note BLP 4044, BST 84044   The 3 Sounds - Moods
* Blue Note 45-1791   The Three Sounds - Li'l Darlin' / Loose Walk
* Blue Note 45-1794   The Three Sounds - Things Ain't What They Used To Be, Part 1 & 2
* Blue Note 45-1793   The Three Sounds - On Green Dolphin Street / Love For Sale
* Blue Note 45-1792   The Three Sounds - I'm Beginning To See The Light / Tammy's Breeze
* Blue Note 45-1824   The Three Sounds - When I Fall In Love / Parker's Pad

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Andrew Simpkins, bass; Bill Dowdy, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 13, 1960
tk.1If I Were A BellBlue Note BLP 4120
tk.4SummertimeBlue Note 45-1827, BLP 4088
tk.5Here We ComeBlue Note 45-1825, BLP 4088
tk.7It Just Got To Be MeBlue Note BLP 4120
Bye Bye Blackbirdrejected
tk.11PoincianaBlue Note BLP 4088
tk.14The Girl Next Doorunissued
tk.15South Of The BorderBlue Note BLP 4120
tk.17Sonnymoon For TwoBlue Note BLP 4088
tk.18That's The Way 'Tisunissued
* Blue Note BLP 4120, BST 84120   The 3 Sounds - It Just Got To Be
* Blue Note BLP 4088, BST 84088   The 3 Sounds - Here We Come
* Blue Note 45-1827   The Three Sounds - Broadway / Summertime
* Blue Note 45-1825   The Three Sounds - Here We Come / Our Love Is Here To Stay

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Andrew Simpkins, bass; Bill Dowdy, drums.: same personnel.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 14, 1960
tk.19Blue 'N' BoogieBlue Note BLP 4120
tk.20The Nearness Of YouBlue Note 45-1898, BLP 4120
tk.23Just Squeeze MeBlue Note 45-1826, BLP 4088
tk.25BroadwayBlue Note 45-1827, BLP 4088
tk.26Now's The TimeBlue Note 45-1826, BLP 4088
Lover Come Back To Merejected
tk.30One For ReneeBlue Note 45-1898, BLP 4120
tk.31Stella By StarlightBlue Note BLP 4120
tk.32Real Gone-
tk.33Our Love Is Here To StayBlue Note 45-1825, BLP 4088
* Blue Note BLP 4120, BST 84120   The 3 Sounds - It Just Got To Be
* Blue Note BLP 4088, BST 84088   The 3 Sounds - Here We Come
* Blue Note 45-1898   The Three Sounds - The Nearness Of You / One For Renee
* Blue Note 45-1826   The Three Sounds - Now's The Time / Just Squeeze Me
* Blue Note 45-1827   The Three Sounds - Broadway / Summertime
* Blue Note 45-1825   The Three Sounds - Here We Come / Our Love Is Here To Stay

1961

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Andrew Simpkins, bass; Bill Dowdy, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 13, 1961
tk.1Shiny StockingsBlue Note BST 84434
tk.4SermonetteBlue Note 45-1856, BLP 4102
tk.9Work SongBlue Note BST 84434
tk.14Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea-
tk.15You Are My SunshineBlue Note 45-1855, BLP 4102
tk.16Nothin' But The Blues-
tk.17Dap's GrooveBlue Note 45-1856, BLP 4102
tk.18The Masquerade Is OverBlue Note BLP 4102
tk.19Hey There-
tk.21Walking The Floor Over YouBlue Note BST 84434
tk.22Sweet And Lovely-
tk.23Stompin' At The SavoyBlue Note BLP 4102
tk.24Little Girl Blue-
In A Mellow Tonerejected
tk.26Blue DanielBlue Note BST 84434
tk.27Street Of DreamsBlue Note BLP 4102
tk.29Wait A MinuteBlue Note BST 84434
tk.30Stairway To The Stars-
tk.32Billy Boyunissued
tk.33Lazy CatBlue Note BST 84434
Here We Comerejected
* Blue Note BST 84434, CDP 7 84434 2   The Three Sounds Featuring Gene Harris - Babe's Blues
* Blue Note BLP 4102, BST 84102   The 3 Sounds - Hey There
* Blue Note 45-1856   The Three Sounds - Sermonette / Dap's Groove
* Blue Note 45-1855   The Three Sounds - You Are My Sunshine / Nothin' But The Blues

1962

The Three Sounds + Ike Quebec

Gene Harris, piano, organ; Andrew Simpkins, bass; Bill Dowdy, drums; + Ike Quebec, tenor sax #9.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 4, 1962
1. tk.2Sometimes I'm HappyBlue Note CDP 7243 8 21281 2 0
2. tk.4Easy Does Itunissued
3. tk.6Azule SerapeBlue Note CDP 7243 8 21281 2 0
4. tk.7Out Of This WorldBlue Note BLP 4197
5. tk.9Girl Of My Dreams-
6. tk.10Old Lamplighterunissued
7. tk.11Just In TimeBlue Note BLP 4197
8. tk.14I Thought About Youunissued
9. tk.18Blues On TrialBlue Note CDP 7243 8 21281 2 0
10. tk.20Softly, As In A Morning Sunriseunissued
11. tk.22Makin' WhoopeeBlue Note CDP 7243 8 21281 2 0
12. tk.23For Dancers Only-
13. tk.24Nature Boyunissued
14. tk.25Remember-
15. tk.26Wadin'-
16. tk.27Mountain Greenery-
17. tk.29What A Difference A Day Makes-
18. tk.30Tadd's DelightBlue Note CDP 7243 8 21281 2 0
* Blue Note BLP 4197, BST 84197   The 3 Sounds - Out Of This World
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 21281 2 0   The Three Sounds - Standards

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Andrew Simpkins, bass; Bill Dowdy, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 7, 1962
tk.1You Make Me Feel So YoungBlue Note BLP 4197
tk.2I'll Be Around (long version)unissued
tk.3I'll Be AroundBlue Note BLP 4197
tk.4Secret LoveBlue Note BLP 4155
tk.5Over The Rainbowunissued
tk.6Oh Well, Oh WellBlue Note BLP 4155
tk.7Black Orchid-
tk.8A Foggy Day-
tk.10For All We Know-
* Blue Note BLP 4197, BST 84197   The 3 Sounds - Out Of This World
* Blue Note BLP 4155, BST 84155, CDP 7243 8 21289 2 2   The 3 Sounds - Black Orchid

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Andrew Simpkins, bass; Bill Dowdy, drums.: same personnel.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 8, 1962
Crazy Rhythmrejected
tk.12My Silent LoveBlue Note BLP 4197
It's A Wonderful Worldrejected
tk.16Babe's BluesBlue Note BST 84434
tk.17Sanctified SueBlue Note BLP 4197
tk.18Saucer EyesBlue Note BLP 4155
tk.19Don't Go, Don't Go-
tk.20Out Of The PastBlue Note BLP 4197
tk.21At LastBlue Note BLP 4155
* Blue Note BLP 4197, BST 84197   The 3 Sounds - Out Of This World
* Blue Note BST 84434, CDP 7 84434 2   The Three Sounds Featuring Gene Harris - Babe's Blues
* Blue Note BLP 4155, BST 84155, CDP 7243 8 21289 2 2   The 3 Sounds - Black Orchid

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Andrew Simpkins, bass; Bill Dowdy, drums.: same personnel.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 27, 1962
tk.4My Romanceunissued
tk.6El Dormido-
tk.7June Night-
tk.8But Beautiful-
tk.11There They Go-
tk.12The Best Things In Life Are FreeBlue Note CDP 7243 8 21281 2 0
tk.13Cry Me A River-
tk.14Back HomeBlue Note CDP 7243 8 21289 2 2
tk.18You Dig It-
tk.21Moon Riverunissued
tk.22In A Little Spanish Town-
tk.24AgainBlue Note CDP 7243 8 21281 2 0
tk.25Theme For M SquadBlue Note CDP 7243 8 21289 2 2
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 21281 2 0   The Three Sounds - Standards
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 21289 2 2   The 3 Sounds - Black Orchid

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Andrew Simpkins, bass; Bill Dowdy, drums.: same personnel.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 28, 1962
tk.30WitchcraftBlue Note CDP 7243 8 21281 2 0
tk.31ABlues For Bethunissued
tk.32Stay As Sweet As You AreBlue Note CDP 7243 8 21281 2 0
Drivin' Homerejected
tk.36For Me And My Galunissued
tk.39Red Sails In The SunsetBlue Note CDP 7243 8 21281 2 0
* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 21281 2 0   The Three Sounds - Standards

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Andrew Simpkins, bass; Bill Dowdy, drums.: same personnel.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 12, 13, 14 & 15, 1962
62VK664Blue Genes, Part 1Verve VK-10276, V/V6-8513
62VK665Blue Genes, Part 2-
62VK671Love SomebodyVerve V/V6-8513
62VK673Autumn In New York-
62VK674Gina My Love-
62VK675Mr. Wonderful-
62VK677In A Mellow Tone-
62VK678Red Sails In The Sunset-
62VK681Whims Of Chamberland-
62VK684Let Me Off Uptownunissued
* Verve V/V6-8513   The Three Sounds - Blue Genes
* Verve VK-10276   The Three Sounds - Blue Genes, Part 1 & 2

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Andy Simpkins, bass; Bill Dowdy, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, December 14 & 15, 1962
22625Someone Nice Like YouMercury MG-20776
22626Climb Ev'ry Mountain-
22627Gonna Build A Mountain-
22628You Don't Tell Me-
22629Once In A Lifetime-
22630The Sweetest Sounds-
22631As Long As She Needs Me-
22632What Kind Of Fool Am I-
22633I'd Do Anything For You-
22634Who Will Buy-
22635If I Ever Would Leave You-
22636I Believe In You-
* Mercury MG-20776, SR-60776   The Three Sounds - Play Jazz On Broadway

1963

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Andy Simpkins, bass; Bill Dowdy, drums.
NYC, July 17 & 18, 1963
29105Ceasar And Cleopatra ThemeMercury MG-20839
29106Lazy River-
29107After Hours-
29108There's Something Nice About The Rain-
29109Let's Dance-
29110On The Sunny Side Of The Street-
29111Mr. Lucky-
29112I'm Getting Sentimental Over You-
29113Way Down Front-
29114Sentimental Journey-
29115Elbows And Armpits-
* Mercury MG-20839, SR-60839, (J) PHCE-6012   The Three Sounds - Some Like It Modern

1964

The Three Sounds Featuring Gene Harris

Gene Harris, piano; Andy Simpkins, bass; Bill Dowdy, drums.
"The Penthouse", Seattle, WA, February 20, 1964
Blue GenesResonance Records HLP-9025
Rat Down Front-
Caesar And Cleopatra (Film Theme)-
* Resonance Records HLP-9025, HCD-2025   The Three Sounds Featuring Gene Harris - Groovin' Hard: Live At The Penthouse 1964-1968

The Three Sounds Featuring Gene Harris

Gene Harris, piano; Andy Simpkins, bass; Bill Dowdy, drums.: same personnel.
"The Penthouse", Seattle, WA, October 22, 1964
BluesetteResonance Records HLP-9025
* Resonance Records HLP-9025, HCD-2025   The Three Sounds Featuring Gene Harris - Groovin' Hard: Live At The Penthouse 1964-1968

1965

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Andy Simpkins, bass; Bill Dowdy, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, February 24 & 25, 1965
31746You've ChangedLimelight LM-82014
31751Our Theme-
* Limelight LM-82014, LS-86014   The Three Sounds - Three Moods

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Andy Simpkins, bass; Bill Dowdy, drums; with Leonard Atkins, Harry Bluestone, Sam Caplan, John DeVoogdt, Lou Kievman, Alfred Lustgarten, Alexander Neiman, Kurt Reher, Joseph Saxon, Darrel Terwilliger, strings.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, February 24 & 25 & March 24, 1965
31744The Night Has A Thousand EyesLimelight LM-82014
31745The Second Time Around-
31748Invitation-
31752Change Partners-
* Limelight LM-82014, LS-86014   The Three Sounds - Three Moods

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Andy Simpkins, bass; Bill Dowdy, drums; with Milt Bernhart, Gil Falco, Lew McCreary, George Oliver, Tommy Shepherd, Kenny Shroyer, trombone.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, February 24 & 25 & March 25, 1965
31747Hittin' The JugLimelight LM-82014
35801Hittin' The Jug (45 rpm edit)Limelight L-3059
31749John Brown's BodyLimelight LM-82014
31750What Now, My Love-
31753JusteriniLimelight L-3059, LM-82014
* Limelight LM-82014, LS-86014   The Three Sounds - Three Moods
* Limelight L-3059   The Three Sounds - Justerini / Hittin' The Jug

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Andy Simpkins, bass; Bill Dowdy, drums; with unidentified large orchestra, Julian Lee, arranger, conductor.
Los Angeles, CA, July, 1965
35834Theme From "Skyscraper"Limelight L-3068, LM-82026
35835That ManLimelight LM-82026
* Limelight LM-82026, LS-86026   The Three Sounds - Beautiful Friendship
* Limelight L-3068   The Three Sounds - Theme From "Skyscraper" / Hot Cha

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Andy Simpkins, bass; Bill Dowdy, drums; with unidentified large orchestra, Julian Lee, arranger, conductor.: same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, August, 1965
35836The Following SeaLimelight LM-82026
35837Beautiful FriendshipLimelight LM-82026, LS-301-C
35838She's Too Far Above MeLimelight LM-82026
35839It's A Blue World-
35840Hot ChaLimelight L-3068, LM-82026, LS-301-C
35841CuteLimelight LM-82026, LS-301-C
35842Hittin' Another Jug-
35843Shortnin' Bread-
* Limelight LM-82026, LS-86026   The Three Sounds - Beautiful Friendship
* Limelight LS-301-C   The Three Sounds - Beautiful Friendship
* Limelight L-3068   The Three Sounds - Theme From "Skyscraper" / Hot Cha

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Andy Simpkins, bass; Bill Dowdy, drums.
NYC, 1965
32277Glory Of LoveMercury MG-20921
32278Once In A Lifetime-
32279Green's-
32280Blues For Big Scotia-
32281Blues For My Baby-
32282Hymn To Freedom-
32283unknown title
32284BluesMercury MG-20921
32285Mississippi Mud-
32286Willow Weep For Me-
* Mercury MG-20921, SR-60921   The Three Sounds - Live At The Living Room

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Andy Simpkins, bass; Bill Dowdy, drums.: same personnel.
1965
32483If I Were A BellMercury unissued
32484What's New-
32485Untitled Original Tune-
32486Once Upon A Time-
32487The Masquerade Is Over-
32488Blues In Hoss' Flat-
32489Mississippi-
32490I Thought About You-
32491My Romance-
32492unknown title (Ray Charles' Tune)-
32493On Green Dolphin Street-
32494unknown title (Oscar Peterson's Tune)-
32495Second Time Around-
32496Rat Up Front-
32497Things Ain't What They Used To Be-
32498Love For Sale-
32499Blues-
32500That's All-
32501Second Time Around-
32502Mississippi-
32503You Make Me Feel So Young-
32504Glory Of Love-
32505Minor Blues-
32506On Green Dolphin Street-
32507Willow Weep For Me-
32508Tenderly-
32509Once Upon A Time-
32510Hello Young Lovers-
32511Opening Number Blues-
32512Silver Lining-
32513My Romance-
32514Another Funky Blues-
32515Love For Sale-
32516Slow Blues-
32517Once Upon A Time-

1966

The Three Sounds Featuring Gene Harris

Gene Harris, piano; Andy Simpkins, bass; Kalil Madi, drums.
"The Penthouse", Seattle, WA, June 23, 1966
The Night Has A Thousand EyesResonance Records HLP-9025
The Boogaloo-
* Resonance Records HLP-9025, HCD-2025   The Three Sounds Featuring Gene Harris - Groovin' Hard: Live At The Penthouse 1964-1968

The Three Sounds Featuring Gene Harris

Gene Harris, piano; Andy Simpkins, bass; Kalil Madi, drums.: same personnel.
"The Penthouse", Seattle, WA, June 30, 1966
A.M. BluesResonance Records HLP-9025
* Resonance Records HLP-9025, HCD-2025   The Three Sounds Featuring Gene Harris - Groovin' Hard: Live At The Penthouse 1964-1968

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano, organ; Andrew Simpkins, bass; Kalil Madi, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 25, 1966
tk.3Let's Go Get StonedBlue Note BLP 4248
tk.5Fever-
tk.9The Lamp Is Low-
tk.12Charade-
Doodlin'rejected
tk.18Yeh YehBlue Note BLP 4248
tk.23Django-
tk.33Yours Is My Heart Alone-
tk.35Something You Got-
tk.40The FrownBlue Note 45-1928, (J) NP-2019, BLP 4248
tk.46It Was A Very Good YearBlue Note 45-1928, BLP 4248
* Blue Note BLP 4248, BST 84248   The 3 Sounds - Vibrations
* Blue Note 45-1928   The Three Sounds - The Frown / It Was A Very Good Year
* Blue Note (J) NP-2019   The Three Sounds - The Frown / Still I'm Sad

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Andy Simpkins, bass; Kalil Madi, drums.
"London House", Chicago, IL, 1966
35974DowntownLimelight LM-82037
35975Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You-
35976The Way I Feel-
35977The Good Life-
35978Mohair Sam-
35979Simple Simon-
35980A.M. Blues-
35981Old Folks-
35982Goodnight Ladies-
* Limelight LM-82037, LS-86037   The Three Sounds - Today's Sounds

1967

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Andrew Simpkins, bass; Donald Bailey, drums; Dick Bock, producer.
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, June 9 & 10, 1967
Still I'm SadBlue Note 45-1935, BLP 4265, (J) NP-2019
June Night: Just Give Me A June Night / The Moonlight And YouBlue Note BLP 4265
I Thought About You-
Summertime-
Makin' Bread AgainBlue Note 45-1935, BLP 4265
Here's That Rainy DayBlue Note BLP 4265
Blues March-
Never Say YesBlue Note 7243 5 23995 2 9
River Shallow-
Sunny-
Bad Bad Whiskey-
C Jam Blues (set call)-
Sylvieunissued
Like Someone In Love-
Georgia On My Mind-
Goin' Out Of My Head-
Yesterday-
The Shadow Of Your Smile-
Stella By Starlight-
Bluesette-
Makin' Whoopee-
Cute-
Sherry-
It Was A Very Good Year-
Li'l Darlin'-
* Blue Note BLP 4265, BST 84265, 7243 5 23995 2 9   The 3 Sounds - Live At The Lighthouse
* Blue Note 45-1935   The Three Sounds - Still I'm Sad / Makin' Bread Again
* Blue Note (J) NP-2019   The Three Sounds - The Frown / Still I'm Sad

The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano, organ; Andrew Simpkins, bass; Donald Bailey, drums; Dick Bock, producer.
not live at "The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, June 10, 1967
Takin' It EasyBlue Note 7243 5 23995 2 9
Down In My Own Tears-
Why Am I Treated So Bad-
Crying TimeBlue Note BLP 4265
I Held My Head In Shame-
* Blue Note BLP 4265, BST 84265, 7243 5 23995 2 9   The 3 Sounds - Live At The Lighthouse

1968

The Three Sounds And The Oliver Nelson Orchestra

Gene Harris, piano; Andrew Simpkins, bass; Donald Bailey, drums; with Bobby Bryant, Buddy Childers, Freddy Hill, Melvin Moore, trumpet; Lou Blackburn, Billy Byers, Pete Myers, trombone; Ernie Tack, bass trombone; Anthony Ortega, Frank Strozier, alto sax; Plas Johnson, tenor sax; Bill Green, baritone sax; Ken Watson, percussion; Roger Hutchinson, unknown instruments; Oliver Nelson, arranger.
Liberty Studios, Hollywood, CA, April 10, 1968
The Look Of Love (From "Casino Royal")Blue Note BST 84285
Georgia (On My Mind)-
The Grass Is Greener-
I Remember Bird-
* Blue Note BST 84285   The Three Sounds And The Oliver Nelson Orchestra - Coldwater Flat

The Three Sounds And The Oliver Nelson Orchestra

Gene Harris, piano; Andrew Simpkins, bass; Donald Bailey, drums; with Bobby Bryant, Buddy Childers, Freddy Hill, Melvin Moore, trumpet; Lou Blackburn, Billy Byers, Pete Myers, trombone; Ernie Tack, bass trombone; Anthony Ortega, Frank Strozier, alto sax; Jay Migliori, tenor sax; Bill Green, baritone sax; Lou Singer, timpani; Ken Watson, percussion; Oliver Nelson, arranger.: with Jay Migliori, tenor sax; Lou Singer, timpani; replaces Johnson, Hutchinson.
Liberty Studios, Hollywood, CA, April 11, 1968
My RomanceBlue Note BST 84285
Lonely Bottles-
Do Do Do (What Now Is Next)-
Coldwater Flat-
Last Train To Clarksville-
* Blue Note BST 84285   The Three Sounds And The Oliver Nelson Orchestra - Coldwater Flat

The Three Sounds And The Oliver Nelson Orchestra

Gene Harris, piano; Andrew Simpkins, bass; Donald Bailey, drums; with Conte Candoli, Buddy Childers, Freddy Hill, Melvin Moore, trumpet; Milt Bernhart, Lou Blackburn, Billy Byers, trombone; Ernie Tack, bass trombone; Anthony Ortega, Frank Strozier, alto sax; Plas Johnson, Tom Scott, tenor sax; Bill Green, baritone sax; Lou Singer, timpani; Ken Watson, percussion; Roger Hutchinson, unknown instruments; Oliver Nelson, arranger.
Liberty Studios, Hollywood, CA, April 12, 1968
Star TrekBlue Note BST 84285
* Blue Note BST 84285   The Three Sounds And The Oliver Nelson Orchestra - Coldwater Flat

The Three Sounds Featuring Gene Harris

Gene Harris, piano; Andy Simpkins, bass; Carl Burnett, drums.
"The Penthouse", Seattle, WA, August 23, 1968
Girl TalkResonance Records HLP-9025
The Shadow Of Your Smile-
Yours Is My Heart Alone-
* Resonance Records HLP-9025, HCD-2025   The Three Sounds Featuring Gene Harris - Groovin' Hard: Live At The Penthouse 1964-1968

Gene Harris And His Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Andrew Simpkins, bass; Carl Burnett, drums; with Jim Horn, flute; Jesse Erlich, Henry Felber, Lou Kievman, William Kurash, Leonard Malarsky, Albert Steinberg, strings; Alan Estes, vibes; Al Vescovo, guitar; Paul Humphrey, drums; Dee Ervin, Miles Grayson, percussion; Monk Higgins, arranger, conductor.
RPM Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September 19, 1968
2958Sittin' DuckBlue Note 45-1950, BST 84301
2959(Sock It To Me) Harper Valley PTABlue Note 45-1942, BST 84301
2963Book Of SlimBlue Note BST 84301
* Blue Note BST 84301   Gene Harris And His Three Sounds - Elegant Soul
* Blue Note 45-1950   The Three Sounds - Sittin' Duck / Sugar Hill
* Blue Note 45-1942   The Three Sounds - (Sock It To Me) Harper Valley PTA / Elegant Soul

Gene Harris And His Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Andrew Simpkins, bass; Carl Burnett, drums; with Bob Jung, reeds; Dave Burk, Henry Felber, Ron Fulsom, Leonard Malarsky, Ralph Schaeffer, Tibor Zelig, violin; Phil Goldberg, Leonard Selic, viola; Jerry Kessler, cello; Alan Estes, vibes, percussion; Al Vescovo, guitar; Paul Humphrey, drums; Dee Ervin, Miles Grayson, percussion; Monk Higgins, arranger, conductor.
RPM Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September 20, 1968
2956Elegant SoulBlue Note 45-1942, BST 84301
2957Do It Right NowBlue Note BST 84301
2960Sugar HillBlue Note 45-1950, BST 84301
2962Black GoldBlue Note BST 84301
2961African Sweets-
2964Walls Of Respect-
* Blue Note BST 84301   Gene Harris And His Three Sounds - Elegant Soul
* Blue Note 45-1942   The Three Sounds - (Sock It To Me) Harper Valley PTA / Elegant Soul
* Blue Note 45-1950   The Three Sounds - Sittin' Duck / Sugar Hill

1969

A New Sound From The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Henry Franklin, bass; Carl Burnett, drums; with David Duke, French horn; Buddy Collette, flute, alto flute; Fred Robinson, guitar; Alan Estes, percussion; unidentified strings, led by Sid Sharp, Monk Higgins, composer, arranger, conductor.
Liberty Studios, Hollywood, CA, August 26, 1969
5087Repeat After MeBlue Note BST 84341
5088Upper Four Hundred-
5089Popsicle Pimp-
5090Black Sugar-
* Blue Note BST 84341   A New Sound From The Three Sounds - Soul Symphony

A New Sound From The Three Sounds + Specialties Unlimited

Gene Harris, piano; Henry Franklin, bass; Carl Burnett, drums; with Buddy Collette, flute, alto flute; Fred Robinson, guitar; Alan Estes, percussion; unidentified strings, led by Sid Sharp, Monk Higgins, composer, arranger, conductor; + overdubs: Specialties Unlimited: Alex Brown, Mamie Galore, Clydie King, backing vocals.
Liberty Studios, Hollywood, CA, August 27, 1969
Soul Symphony

A New Sound From The Three Sounds + Specialties Unlimited

Gene Harris, piano; Henry Franklin, bass; Carl Burnett, drums; with David Duke, Art Maebe, French horn; Buddy Collette, flute, alto flute; Fred Robinson, guitar; Alan Estes, percussion; unidentified strings, led by James Getzoff, Monk Higgins, composer, arranger, conductor; + overdubs: Specialties Unlimited: Alex Brown, Mamie Galore, Clydie King, backing vocals.
Liberty Studios, Hollywood, CA, August 28, 1969
5086Soul SymphonyBlue Note BST 84341
* Blue Note BST 84341   A New Sound From The Three Sounds - Soul Symphony

1970

Gene Harris And The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Henry Franklin, bass, electric bass; Carl Burnett, drums.
"The It Club", Los Angeles, CA, March 6, 1970
Funky PullettBlue Note B1-35338
I'm Still Sad-
Baby Man-
Love For Sale-
Sittin' Duck-
On Green Dolphin Street-
Tammy's BreezeBlue Note CDP 7243 8 35338 2 4
John Brown's Body-
* Blue Note B1-35338, CDP 7243 8 35338 2 4   Gene Harris And The Three Sounds - Live At The 'It Club'

Gene Harris And The Three Sounds With Percussions

Gene Harris, piano; Henry Franklin, bass, electric bass, sand blocks, jawbone #1,6,8-10,12,13, bass, electric bass #2-5,7,11; Carl Burnett, drums, congas, tambourine #1,6,8-10,12,13, drums #2-5,7,11; Monk Higgins, cabasa, claves, jawbone, vibraslap #1,6,8-10,12,13.
"The It Club", Los Angeles, CA, March 6 & 7, 1970
1.Put On TrainBlue Note 7243 5 23997 2 7
2.Virgin Pearlrejected
3.I'm In LoveBlue Note 7243 5 23997 2 7
4.Down Home-
5.Girl Talk-
6.Black Fox-
7.This Guy's In Loverejected
8.Apollo 21Blue Note 7243 5 23997 2 7
9.Eleanor Rigby-
10.Get Back-
11.Judy, Judy, Judyrejected
12.How Insensitive-
13.Come TogetherBlue Note 7243 5 23997 2 7
* Blue Note 7243 5 23997 2 7   Gene Harris And The Three Sounds - Live At The 'It Club', Volume 2

1971

Gene Harris And The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Monk Higgins, organ, arranger; Fred Robinson, Al Vescovo, guitar; Luther Hughes, electric bass; Carl Burnett, drums; Bobbye Porter Hall, congas; Paul Humphrey, percussion; + overdubs: unidentified vocals.
United Artists Studios, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1971
8173 (tk.4)Hey GirlBlue Note BST 84378
(tk.10)That's Heavyunissued
8185 (tk.3)Did You ThinkBlue Note BST 84378
8175 (tk.3)Your Love Is Just Too Much-
(tk.3)(It's) The Real Thingunissued
8186 (tk.7)What's The AnswerBlue Note BST 84378
8181 (tk.6)I'm Leaving-
* Blue Note BST 84378   Gene Harris The 3 Sounds

Gene Harris And The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Monk Higgins, organ, arranger; Fred Robinson, Al Vescovo, guitar; Luther Hughes, electric bass; Carl Burnett, drums; Bobbye Porter Hall, congas; Paul Humphrey, percussion; + overdubs: unidentified vocals.: same personnel.
United Artists Studios, Los Angeles, CA, July 27, 1971
8180 (tk.3)Put On TrainBlue Note BST 84378
(tk.3)Successunissued
(tk.2)Forget Mer Not-
8179 (tk.1)You Got To Play The GameBlue Note BST 84378
* Blue Note BST 84378   Gene Harris The 3 Sounds

Gene Harris And The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Monk Higgins, organ, arranger; Fred Robinson, Al Vescovo, guitar; Luther Hughes, electric bass; Carl Burnett, drums; Bobbye Porter Hall, congas; Paul Humphrey, percussion; + overdubs: unidentified vocals.: same personnel.
United Artists Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 2, 1971
(tk.7)The FenceBlue Note unissued
(tk.2)Turn Around-
-Judy Blue Eyes-
(tk.5)Loveland-
-Take Some Time-
(tk.7)It's Your Thing-
-Thank You For Loving Me-
(tk.2)(Since) I Lost Baby-

Gene Harris And The Three Sounds

Gene Harris, piano; Monk Higgins, organ, arranger; Fred Robinson, Al Vescovo, guitar; Luther Hughes, electric bass; Carl Burnett, drums; Bobbye Porter Hall, congas; Paul Humphrey, percussion; + overdubs: unidentified vocals.: same personnel.
United Artists Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 3, 1971
8182 (tk.1)Eleanor RigbyBlue Note BST 84378
* Blue Note BST 84378   Gene Harris The 3 Sounds