Van Gelder Studio Discography: 1994

1994 (age 70)

The Trio 1994

Derek Smith, piano; Milt Hinton, bass; Bobby Rosengarden, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 14, 1994

No Greater LoveChiaroscuro CR(D) 322
Sweet Lorraine-
Just A Closer Walk With Thee-
Brazilian Medley: Manha De Carnaval / Garota De Ipanema / Samba De Orpheo-
Fascinating Rhythm-
Ellington Medley: Don't Get Around Much Anymore / What Am I Here For? / Caravan-
Shiny Stockings-
Someday My Prince Will Come-
Love For Sale-

* Chiaroscuro CR(D) 322   Bobby Rosengarden, Milt Hinton, Derek Smith - The Trio 1994   1994

Sonny Fortune

Sonny Fortune, alto sax, flute #8; Kirk Lightsey, piano #1-7,9; Buster Williams, bass #1,2,4-7,9; Santi Debriano, bass #8,10; Billy Hart, drums #1,2,4-7,9; Ronnie Burrage, drums #10.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 17, 18 and 27, 1994

1.Four In OneBlue Note CDP 7243 8 28243 2 9
2.Criss Cross-
4.Monk's Dream-
5.Hornin' In-
6.Coming On The Hudson-
7.Trinkle Tinkle-
10.Ask Me Now-

* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 28243 2 9   Sonny Fortune - Four In One   1994

Gary Bartz Quartet

Gary Bartz, alto, soprano sax; Larry Willis, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Ben Riley, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 20, 1994

Amos n'Andy Theme One & Spoken IntroChallenge Records (Du) JAZZ CHR 70001
Tap Dancer-
If This Isn't Love-
Tico Tico-
Ezekial Saw The Wheel-
Children Of Harlem-
Crazy She Calls Me-
Heavy Blue-
Ruby Begonia & Amos n'Andy Theme Two-

* Challenge Records (Du) JAZZ CHR 70001   Gary Bartz - Episode One Children Of Harlem   1994

Grover Washington Jr.

Featuring: Grover Washington Jr., soprano, alto, tenor sax; Eddie Henderson, trumpet, flugelhorn; Robin Eubanks, trombone; Hank Jones, piano; George Mraz, bass; Billy Hart, Lewis Nash, drums; Jeanie Bryson, Freddy Cole, vocal.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 22-24, 1994

E Preciso Perdoar (One Must Forgive)Columbia CK 64319
When I Fall In Love-
I'm Glad There Is You-
All My Tomorrows-
Nature Boy-
Please Send Me Someone To Love-
For Heaven's Sake-
Estate ("Ess-Tah-Tay") (In Summer)-

* Columbia CK 64319   Grover Washington Jr. - All My Tomorrows   1994

Joey DeFrancesco Trio

Joey DeFrancesco, B-3 organ; Paul Bollenback, guitar; Byron Landham, drums; Special Guest: Houston Person, tenor sax #1,2,4-7.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 9, 1994

1.Grilled Cheese And BaconMuse MCD 5528
2.Polka Dots And Moonbeams-
3.Donna Lee-
4.Alone Together-
5.Save Your Love For Me-
6.Blues For Joe F.-
7.When Sonny Gets Blue-
8.All About My Girl-

* Muse MCD 5528   Joey DeFrancesco Trio - All About My Girl   1994

Benny Green Trio With Horns

Benny Green, piano; Christian McBride, bass #1-3,5-8,10,12; Kenny Washington, drums #1-3,5-7,10,12; with Byron Stripling, trumpet #1,3,5; Delfayo Marsalis, trombone #1,3,5; John Clark, French horn #1,3,5; Herb Besson, tuba #1,3,5; Jerry Dodgion, flute, alto flute, alto sax #1,3,5; Gary Smulyan, baritone sax #1,3,5; Bob Belden, Benny Green, horn orchestrator #1,3,5.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 22 and 23, 1994

1.Nice PantsBlue Note CDP 7243 8 29268 2 5
3.I Want To Talk About You-
4.The Place To Be-
5.I Felt That-
7.One Of Another Kind-
8.Which Came First?-
9.Noreen's Nocturne-
11.The Gravy Waltz-
12.The Folks Who Live On The Hill-

* Blue Note CDP 7243 8 29268 2 5   Benny Green - The Place To Be   1994

The N.Y. Hardbop Quintet

Joe Magnarelli, trumpet; Jerry Weldon, tenor sax; Keith Saunders, piano; Bim Strasberg, bass; Eddie Ornowski, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 21 and 22, 1994

New Jazz World OrderTCB (Swi) TCB 95202
How Little We Know-
Leroy Street-
Poor Little Birdie-
Cape Fearsome-
The Clincher-
Blues From The Griddle-
You And The Night And The Music-

* TCB (Swi) TCB 95202   The N.Y. Hardbop Quintet - The Clincher   1995

Rob Schneiderman Quintet

Brian Lynch, trumpet; Ralph Moore, tenor, soprano sax #8; Rob Schneiderman, piano; Peter Washington, bass; Lewis Nash, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 17, 1994

1.Dark BlueReservoir RSR CD 132
2.The Touch Of Your Lips-
3.The Lion's Mane-
4.Silent Conversation-
5.Smoke Screen-
6.East Bay Blues-
7.This Love Of Mine-
8.People Will Say We're In Love-
9.City Limits-

* Reservoir RSR CD 132   Rob Schneiderman - Dark Blue   1994

The Junior Mance Trio

Junior Mance, piano; Keter Betts, bass; Jackie Williams, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 18, 1994

Falling In Love With LoveChiaroscuro CR(D) 331
Teach Me Tonight-
Blue Monk-
Blue Mance-
Shepherd Of The Night Flock-
If I Had You-
I Wish I Knew How It Felt To Be Free-

* Chiaroscuro CR(D) 331   The Junior Mance Trio - Blue Mance   1995

Nick Brignola Quintet

Claudio Roditi, trumpet, flugelhorn; Nick Brignola, baritone, soprano sax, clarinet; John Hicks, piano; George Mraz, bass; Dick Berk, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 19, 1994

Like Old TimesReservoir RSR CD 133
When Lights Are Low-
More Than You Know-
The Night Has A Thousand Eyes-
Y's Way-
You Go To My Head-

* Reservoir RSR CD 133   Nick Brignola - Like Old Times   1994

Peter Leitch - John Hicks Duo

John Hicks, piano; Peter Leitch, guitar.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 1 and 2, 1994

Pas De TroisReservoir RSR CD 134
For B.C.-
O'Grand Amour-
Dancing In The Dark-
Last Night When We Were Young-
After The Morning-
Chelsea Bridge-
I Hear A Rhapsody-

* Reservoir RSR CD 134   Peter Leitch, John Hicks - Duality   1994

Jay Collins Quintet

Jay Collins, tenor sax; Joe Locke, vibes; Kenny Barron, piano; Rufus Reid, bass; Ben Riley, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 15, 1994

Jesse Reaches The SkyReservoir RSR CD 135
Climbing Ladders-
Dearly Beloved-
You've Changed-
The Great Spirit-
Played Twice-
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling-
With A Song In My Heart-

* Reservoir RSR CD 135   Jay Collins - Uncommon Threads   1994

Barney Wilen Quartet

Barney Wilen, soprano, tenor, baritone sax; Kenny Barron, piano; Ira Coleman, bass; Lewis Nash, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 19-20, 1994

No Problem '94Venus (J) TKCV-79073, TKCV-35310
Cry Me A RiverVenus (J) TKCV-79073
Blues Walk-
You've Changed-
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home ToVenus (J) TKCV-79073, TKCV-35404
Mack The KnifeVenus (J) TKCV-79073, TKCV-35059
Don't Fence Me InVenus (J) TKCV-79073
Old Devil Moon-
I Will Say GoodbyeVenus (J) TKCV-79073, TKCV-35061

same session.

No Problem (take 1)Venus (J) TKCV-35019
Cry Me A River (take 1)-
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To (take 1)-
Don't Fence Me In (take 1)-
Mack The Knife (take 1)-
Mack The Knife (take 2)-
You've Changed (take 1)-
Old Devil Moon (take 1)-
I Will Say Goodbye (take 1)-
Blues Walk (take 1)-

* Venus (J) TKCV-79073   Barney Wilen Quartet - Le ca: New York Romance   1994
= Venus (J) TKCV-35003   -   1996
= Venus (J) TKCV-35116   -   1999
= Venus (J) TKCV-35501, TKGV-1   -   2000
= Venus (J) TKCV-35106 (2001)   -   2001
= Venus (J) TKCV-35387   -   2007
= Venus (J) VHCD-2084   Barney Wilen Quartet - New York Romance   2009
= Venus (J) VHCD-4103, VHCD-78067   Barney Wilen Quartet - Le ca: New York Romance   2010
= Venus (J) VHGD6   -   2014
= Sunnyside SSC 1067   Barney Wilen - New York Romance   1995
* Venus (J) TKCV-35310   Various Artists - Very Best - Venus Records Horn Album Best Performances   2002
* Venus (J) TKCV-35404   Various Artists - Ten Tenors, Ten Colors - Venus Great Tenor Sax Players 10   2007
* Venus (J) TKCV-35059   Various Artists - Mack The Knife - Twilight Jazz Ballad   1998
* Venus (J) TKCV-35061   Various Artists - Somewhere - Romantic Blue Ballad   1998
* Venus (J) TKCV-35019   Barney Wilen 1937-1996 Trilogy   1996

David Leonhardt Trio

David Leonhardt, piano; Peter Washington, bass; Lewis Nash, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 22, 1994

A Day In The Life Of A FoolBig Bang Records BBR9562
Another Kentucky Sunset-
Sao Paulo Samba-
Winnipeg Blues-
La Nina Bonita-
Soundless Sky-
Slippin' Down-
I Fall In Love Too Easily-

* Big Bang Records BBR9562   David Leonhardt Trio - Reflections   1994

The Teodross Avery Quartet

Teodross Avery, tenor, soprano sax; Charles Craig, piano #1-5,7-11; Reuben Rogers, bass; Mark Simmons, drums; Roy Hargrove, trumpet #1,5, flugelhorn #9.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 27-29, 1994

1.High HopesGRP GRD-9788
2.Our True Friends-
3.One To Love-
4.An Ancient Civilization-
6.The Possibilities Are Endless-
7.What's New-
8.Urban Survival-
9.Positive Role Models-
10.In Other Words-
11.Our Struggle-

* GRP GRD-9788   The Teodross Avery Quartet - In Other Words   1994

Claudio Roditi Sextet

Claudio Roditi, trumpet, flugelhorn #6; Andres Boiarsky, tenor, soprano sax #10; Nick Brignola, baritone sax #3,4, soprano sax #10; Mark Soskin, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Chip White, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 29, 1994

1.Free Wheelin'Reservoir RSR CD 136
3.The Sidewinder-
4.Our Man Higgins-
5.The Joker-
8.Yes I Can, No You Can't-
10.A Night In Tunisia-

* Reservoir RSR CD 136   Claudio Roditi - Free Wheelin': The Music Of Lee Morgan   1994

"Papa" John DeFrancesco Sextet

Joey DeFrancesco, trumpet, organ #6; Bootsie Barnes, tenor sax #1-5,7; "Papa" John DeFrancesco, Hammond B-3 organ; Johnny DeFrancesco, guitar #1,4,6-8; Randy Johnston, guitar #2,3,5; Byron Landham, drums; Ralph Dorsey, percussion #1,4.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 8, 1994

1.Comin' Home BabyMuse MCD 5531
2.Bye Bye Blackbird-
3.Satin Doll-
4.Watermelon Man-
6.2 Organ Blues-
7.Soft Winds-
8.I Got A Woman-

* Muse MCD 5531   "Papa" John DeFrancesco - Comin' Home   1995

Jeff Palmer Quartet

Billy Pierce, tenor sax; Jeff Palmer, Hammond B-3 organ; John Abercrombie, guitar; Marvin "Smitty" Smith, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 14, 1994

A Happy TrailReservoir RSR CD 137
Shades Of The Pine-
Pressure Point-
Ba-lue Bolivar Ba-lues-are-
Do Wa-
Hokus Pokus-
Fat Feel-

* Reservoir RSR CD 137   Jeff Palmer - Shades Of The Pine   1995

Judy Carmichael Duo

Judy Carmichael, piano; Chris Flory, guitar.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 18 and 19, 1994

JudyC&D Productions JC4
It Don't Mean A Thing-
Doin' The New Lowdown-
The Blue Room-
Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You?-
If Dreams Come True-
Lazy River-
Alligator Crawl-
Doctor Jazz-
Ja Da-
Henderson Stomp-
When I Take My Sugar To Tea-
Sweet Sue-

* C&D Productions JC4   Judy Carmichael - Judy   1994

Nancie Banks Orchestra

Nancie Banks, vocal, conductor; Special guests: Clarence Banks, trombone; Charles Davis, tenor sax; Frank Gordon, Kenny Rampton, James Zollar, trumpet; Tony Barrero, lead trumpet; Aaron Johnson, Alfred Patterson, trombone; John Gordon, lead trombone; Jack Jeffers, bass trombone, tuba; Alexander McCabe, alto sax; Enrique Fernandez, lead alto sax, flute; Mitch Frohman, Patience Higgins, tenor sax; Richard Johnson, baritone sax; Oliver Von Essen, piano #1,3,4,7,9,10; Joe Knight, piano #2,5,6; Edwin Swanson, piano #8; Michael Max Fleming, bass; Brian Grice, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 21 and 22, 1994

1.Those Who ChantConsolidated Artists Productions CAP 904
2.Chasing The Hound-
3.Long As You're Living-
4.Night And Day-
5.Bert's Blues-
6.You Go To My Head-
8.Fas' Livin' Blues-

* Consolidated Artists Productions CAP 904   Nancie Banks Orchestra - Bert's Blues   1995

Russell Gunn Quintet

Russell Gunn, trumpet; Sam Newsome, tenor sax #2,4,5,8; John Hicks, piano; Peter Washington, bass; Cecil Brooks III, drums; Chef Word (Derek Washington), rap #6.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 19, 1994

1.East St. LouisMuse MCD 5539
2.Fly Me To The Moon-
3.Wade In The Water-
5.You Don't Know What Love Is-
6.The Concept-
7.The Message-
8.There Is No Greater Love-
9.Blue Gene-

Russell Gunn, trumpet; Branford Marsalis, tenor sax; James Hurt, piano; Eric Revis, bass; Ali Jackson, drums.

The Beeach32 Jazz 32078
Ginger Bread Boy-

* Muse MCD 5539   Russell Gunn - Young Gunn   1995
= 32 Jazz 32078   Russell Gunn - Young Gunn Plus   1998

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

EquinoxMuse MCD 5540
That's All-
Lester Leaps In-
The Girl From Ipanema-
Body And Soul-
Red Top-
Talk Of The Town-
Out Of Nowhere-

* Muse MCD 5540   Teddy Edwards & Houston Person - Horn To Horn   1996
= 32 Jazz 32150   -   1999