Willie Jones III Catalog

1996 (age 28)

Willie Jones III, Vol. 1 ...Straight Swingin'  (WJ3 Records WJ31001)

Eric Reed, piano; Tony Dumas, bass; Willie Jones III, drums.

Music Box Studios, NY?, April 10, 1996

Jessica's Theme
Ballad

Sherman Irby, James Mahone, alto sax; Eric Reed, piano; Gerald Cannon, bass; Willie Jones III, drums.

TMF Studios, NY?, August 31, 1999

Untitled (Straight Swingin')
Blues For Dat Taz
Wide Open
Ornate
Little G's Walk

Billy Childs, piano; Gerald Cannon, bass; Willie Jones III, drums; Dwight Trible, vocals.

Sonora Studio, Los Angeles, CA, September 10, 1999

Naima

2001 (age 33)

Willie Jones III, Vol. 2 ...Don't Knock The Swing  (WJ3 Records WJ31003)

Roy Hargrove, trumpet #1,4,8; Steve Davis, trombone #1,2,4,8; Greg Tardy, tenor sax; Eric Reed, piano #1-3,5-8; Gerald Cannon, bass; Willie Jones III, drums.

Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, August, 2001 & April, 2002

1.Air Tight
2.Jeni's Low Lie
3.For Someone So Beautiful
4.James Tune
5.The Search
6.Alejandra
7.Mix It Up
8.Early Morning (Before Dawn)

2005

Willie Jones III, Vol. III  (WJ3 Records WJ31005)

Willie Jones II, piano; Shanti Mathews, guitar #2; Mike Elizondo, bass; Willie Jones III, drums.

Mad Hatter Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September, 2005

1.Here's That Rainy Day
2.I Heard A Forest Praying

Eric Reed, piano; Dwayne Burno, bass; Willie Jones III, drums.

Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, September, 2005

Shoulder
The First Man
Con Alma
Inception
Wail Bait
He Looked Beyond My Faults

2009 (age 41)

Willie Jones III - The Next Phase  (WJ3 Records WJ31008)

Steve Davis, trombone #1-4,8; Greg Tardy, sax #1,2,4,7,8; Warren Wolf, vibes #1-6,8; Eric Reed, piano; Dezron Douglas, bass; Willie Jones III, drums; Claudia Acuna, vocals #3; Renee Neufville, vocals #7.

Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, October 15 & December 17, 2009

1.The Thorn
2.Changing The Game
3.Melancholy Mind
4.Family
5.Kosen Rufu
6.Another Time
7.Until It's Time For You To Go
8.Up The Middle

2012

The Willie Jones III Sextet - Plays The Max Roach Songbook: Live At Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola  (WJ3 Records WJ31012)

Jeremy Pelt, trumpet; Steve Davis, trombone; Stacy Dillard, tenor sax; Eric Reed, piano; Dezron Douglas, bass; Willie Jones III, drums.

"Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola", Jazz At Lincoln Center, NYC, January 19, 2012

Ezz-Thetic
Libra
Equipoise
Freedom Day
Mr. X
To Lady
I Get A Kick Out Of You / Shirley

2014

Willie Jones III - Groundwork  (WJ3 Records WJ31017)

Eddie Henderson, trumpet #2,4,7,8; Steve Davis, trombone #2,4; Stacy Dillard, tenor sax #2-5,7,8; Warren Wolf, vibes #1,2,4,6-8; Eric Reed, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Willie Jones III, drums.

Avatar Studios, NYC, August 5, 2014

1.Git'cha Shout On
2.Hindsight
3.Dear Blue
4.Toku Do
5.Charity
6.Groundwork
7.New Boundary
8.Jamar

2016

Willie Jones III - My Point Is...  (WJ3 Records WJ31018)

Eddie Henderson, trumpet; Ralph Moore, tenor sax; Eric Reed, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Willie Jones III, drums.

Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, March 7, 2016

Manhattan Melodies
The Wind Of An Immortal Soul
Christina
My Point Is...
The Maze
Early Morning
Peace
Blues For Dat Taz