Wynton Marsalis Catalog

1981 (age 20)

Wynton Marsalis  (Columbia FC 37574)

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Branford Marsalis, sax; Kenny Kirkland, piano; Clarence Seay, bass; Jeff Watts, drums.
CBS Recording Studios, NYC;
CBS/Sony Studios, Shinanomachi, Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan, July & August, 1981
Father Time
same session.
I'll Be There When The Time Is Right
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Branford Marsalis, sax; Herbie Hancock, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Tony Williams, drums.
RJ
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Branford Marsalis, sax; Ron Carter, bass; Tony Williams, drums.
Hesitation
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Branford Marsalis, sax; Herbie Hancock, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Tony Williams, drums.
Sister Cheryl
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Herbie Hancock, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Tony Williams, drums.
Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Branford Marsalis, sax; Kenny Kirkland, piano; Charles Fambrough, bass; Jeff Watts, drums.
Twilight
** also issued on CBS CK 37574.

1982

Fathers & Sons  (Columbia FC 37972)

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Branford Marsalis, tenor sax; Ellis Marsalis, piano; Charles Fambrough, acoustic bass; James Black, drums.
CBS Recording Studios, NYC, 1982
Twelve's It
A Joy Forever
Nostalgic Impressions
Futuristic
Lush Life

1983

Wynton Marsalis - Think Of One  (Columbia FC 38641)

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Branford Marsalis, soprano, tenor sax; Kenny Kirkland, piano; Phil Bowler, bass #1,3,5,6; Ray Drummond, bass #2,4,7,8; Jeffrey Watts, drums.
Mediasound, NYC, February, 1983
1.Knozz-Moe-King
2.Fuchsia
3.My Ideal
4.What Is Happening Here (Now)?
5.Think Of One
6.The Bell Ringer
7.Later
8.Melancholia
** also issued on CBS CK 38641.

1984

Wynton Marsalis - Hot House Flowers  (Columbia FC 39530)

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Kent Jordan, alto flute; Branford Marsalis, soprano, tenor sax; Kenny Kirkland, piano; Ron Carter, acoustic bass; Jeffrey Watts, drums.
RCA Studio A, NYC, May 30 & 31, 1984
Stardust
Lazy Afternoon
For All We Know
When You Wish Upon A Star
Django
Melancholia
Hot House Flowers
I'm Confessin' (That I Love You)
** also issued on Columbia CK 39530.

1985

Wynton Marsalis - Black Codes (From The Underground)  (Columbia FC 40009)

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Branford Marsalis, soprano, tenor sax; Kenny Kirkland, piano; Charnett Moffett, bass #1-4,6,7; Ron Carter, bass #5; Jeff (Tain) Watts, drums.
RCA Studio A, NYC, January 7-11 & 14, 1985
1.Black Codes
2.For Wee Folks
3.Delfeayo's Dilemma
4.Phryzzinian Man
5.Aural Oasis
6.Chambers Of Tain
7.Blues
** also issued on Columbia CK 40009.

Wynton Marsalis - J Mood  (Columbia FC 40308)

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Marcus Roberts ("J Master"), piano; Robert Leslie Hurst III, bass; Jeff "Tain" Watts, drums.
RCA Studio A, NYC, December 17-20, 1985
J Mood
Presence That Lament Brings
Insane Asylum
Skain's Domain
Melodique
After
Much Later
** also issued on Columbia CK 40308.

1986

Wynton Marsalis - Marsalis Standard Time, Vol. 1  (Columbia FC 40461)

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Marcus Roberts ("J Master"), piano; Robert Leslie Hurst III, bass; Jeff "Tain" Watts, drums.
RCA Studio A, NYC, May 29-30 & September 24-25, 1986
Caravan
April In Paris
Cherokee
Goodbye
New Orleans
Soon All Will Know
Foggy Day
The Song Is You
Memories Of You
In The Afterglow
Autumn Leaves
Cherokee
** also issued on Columbia CK 40461.

The Wynton Marsalis Quartet - Live At Blues Alley  (Columbia PC2 40675)

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Marcus Roberts, piano; Robert Leslie Hurst III, bass; Jeff "Tain" Watts, drums.
"Blues Alley", Washington, DC, December 19 & 20, 1986
Knozz-Moe-King
Just Friends
Knozz-Moe-King (Interlude)
Juan
Cherokee
Delfeayo's Dilemma
Chambers Of Tain
Juan (E. Mustaad)
same session.
Au Private
Knozz-Moe-King (Interlude)
Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orelans
Juan (Skip Mustaad)
Autumn Leaves
Knozz-Moe-King (Interlude)
Skain's Domain
Much Later
** also issued on Columbia C2K 40675.

1987

Wynton Marsalis - Thick In The South: Soul Gestures In Southern Blue, Vol. 1  (Columbia C 47977)

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Marcus Roberts, piano; Bob Hurst, bass; Jeff Watts, drums #1,3,4; Elvin Jones, drums #2,5.
BMG Studios, NYC, June, 1987
1.Harriet Tubman
2.Elveen
3.Thick In The South
4.So This Is Jazz, Huh
5.L.C. On The Cut
** also issued on Columbia CK 47977.

Wynton Marsalis - Intimacy Calling: Standard Time, Vol. 2  (Columbia C 47346)

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet #1-8,10-12; Wes Anderson, alto sax #6; Todd Williams, tenor sax #4,6; Marcus Roberts, piano #1-11; Reginald Veal, bass #1-6,8-12; Robert Hurst, bass #7; Herlin Riley, drums #1-6,8-12; Jeff Watts, drums #7.
BMG Studio A, NYC, September, 1987-August, 1990
1.When It's Sleepytime Down South
2.You Don't Know What Love Is
3.Indelible And Nocturnal
4.I'll Remember April
5.Embraceable You
6.Crepuscule With Nellie
7.What Is This Thing Called Love?
8.The End Of A Love Affair
9.East Of The Sun (West Of The Moon)
10.Lover
11.Yesterdays
12.Bourbon Street Parade
** also issued on Columbia CK 47346.

1988

Wynton Marsalis - Uptown Ruler: Soul Gestures In Southern Blue, Vol. 2  (Columbia C 47976)

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Todd Williams, tenor sax; Marcus Roberts, piano; Reginald Veal, bass; Herlin Riley, drums.
BMG Studios, NYC, February & May, 1988
Psalm 26
Uptown Ruler
The Truth Is Spoken Here
The Burglar
Prayer
Harmonique
Down Home With Homey
Psalm 26
** also issued on Columbia CK 47976.

Wynton Marsalis - The Majesty Of The Blues  (Columbia OC 45091)

The Wynton Marsalis Sextet: Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Wes Anderson, alto sax; Todd Williams, tenor, soprano sax; Marcus Roberts, piano; Reginald Veal, bass; Herlin Riley, drums; along with Teddy Riley, 1st trumpet #3-5; Wynton Marsalis, 2nd trumpet, plunger mute #3-5; Freddie Lonzo, trombone #3-5; Dr. Michael White, clarinet #3-5; Danny Barker, banjo #3-5; Reverend Jeremiah Wright Jr., sermon narrator #4; Stanley Crouch, sermon writer #4.
RCA Studio A, NYC, October 27 & 28, 1988
1.The Majesty Of The Blues (The Puheeman Strut)
2.Hickory Dickory Dock
3.The New Orleans Function: The Death Of Jazz
4.The New Orleans Function: Premature Autopsies (Sermon)
5.The New Orleans Function: Oh, But On The Third Day (Happy Feet Blues)
** also issued on Columbia CK 45091.

Wynton Marsalis - Levee Low Moan: Soul Gestures In Southern Blue, Vol. 3  (Columbia C 47975)

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Wessell Anderson, alto sax; Todd Williams, tenor, soprano sax; Marcus Roberts, piano; Reginald Veal, bass; Herlin Riley, drums.
BMG Studios, NYC, October, 1988
Levee Low Moan
Jig's Jig
So This Is Jazz, Huh?
In The House Of Williams
Superb Starling
** also issued on Columbia CK 47975.

1989

Wynton Marsalis - Crescent City Christmas Card  (Columbia FC 45287)

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet #1-8,10,11,13; Wycliffe Gordon, trombone #1-8,11,13; Alvin Batiste, clarinet #1-4,8,13; Joe Temperley, bass clarinet, baritone sax #1-4,8,13; Wes Anderson, alto sax #1-8,11,13; Todd Williams, tenor, soprano sax #1-8,11,13, clarinet #9; Marcus Roberts, piano #1-5,7,8,10-13; Reginald Veal, bass #1-5,7,8,10,11,13; Herlin Riley, drums #1-4,8,13; Ben Riley, drums #5,7,10,11; special guest vocalists: Kathleen Battle, soprano vocals #2; Jon Hendricks, vocals #7; Wynton Marsalis, narrator #13.
RCA Studio A, NYC, January 24 & 25 & April 3 & 4, 1989
1.Carol Of The Bells
2.Silent Night
3.Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
4.Little Drummer Boy
5.We Three Kings
6.Oh Tannenbaum
7.Sleigh Ride
8.Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
9.God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
10.Winter Wonderland
11.Jingle Bells
12.O Come All Ye Faithful
13.Twas The Night Before Christmas
** also issued on Columbia CK 45287.

Wynton Marsalis - The Resolution Of Romance: Standard Time, Vol. 3  (Columbia C 46143)

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet, vocals; Ellis Marsalis, piano; Reginald Veal, bass; Herlin Riley, drums.
October 11 & 12, 1989
In The Court Of King Oliver
Never Let Me Go
Street Of Dreams
Where Or When
Bona And Paul
The Seductress
A Sleepin' Bee
Big Butter And Egg Man
The Very Thought Of You
I Cover The Waterfront
How Are Things In Glocca Morra?
My Romance
Everything Happens To Me
Flamingo
You're My Everything
Skylark
Taking A Chance On Love
I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues
In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning
It's Too Late Now
** also issued on Columbia CK 46143.

Wynton Marsalis - The Resolution Of Romance: Standard Time, Vol. 3  (Columbia CK 46143)

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet, vocals; Ellis Marsalis, piano; Reginald Veal, bass; Herlin Riley, drums.: same session.
October 11 & 12, 1989
It's Easy To Remember
** reissue of Columbia C 46143 + 1 bonus track.

1990

Wynton Marsalis Septet - Live At The Village Vanguard  (Columbia CXK 69876)

Band 1: Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Wycliffe Gordon, trombone; Wessell Anderson, alto sax; Todd Williams, tenor, soprano sax, clarinet; Marcus Roberts, piano; Reginald Veal, bass; Herlin Riley, drums; Band 2: Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Wycliffe Gordon, trombone; Wessell Anderson, alto sax; Victor Goines, tenor, soprano sax, clarinet; Eric Reed, piano; Reginald Veal, bass; Herlin Riley, drums; Band 3: Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Wycliffe Gordon, trombone; Wessell Anderson, alto sax; Victor Goines, tenor, soprano sax, clarinet; Eric Reed, piano; Ben Wolfe, bass; Herlin Riley, drums.
"Village Vanguard", NYC, March 9 & 10, 1990, July 3 & 7, 1991, December 3-5, 1993 & December 2-4, 1994
Welcome (#1)
Cherokee
The Egyptian Blues
Embraceable You
Black Codes From The Underground
Harriet Tubman
Monk's Mood
And The Band Played On
The Cat In The Hat Is Back
(Set Break)
same session.
Welcome (#2)
Uptown Ruler
Down Home With Homey
Reflections
Jig's Jig
Sometimes It Goes Like That
In A Sentimental Mood
Knozz-Moe-King
(Set Break)
same session.
Welcome (#3)
Buggy Ride
I'll Remember April
Stardust
In The Court Of King Oliver
Bona & Paul
Four In One
Way Back Blues
Rubber Bottom
Midnight In Paris
Play The Blues And Go
(Set Break)
same session.
Welcome (#4)
Pedro's Gateway
Evidence
Embraceable You
A Long Way
The Arrival
Misterioso
Happy Birthday
The Seductress
(Set Break)
same session.
Welcome (#5)
The Majesty Of The Blues
Flee As A Bird To The Mountain
Happy Feet Blues
Thelonious
Stardust
Intro To Buddy Bolden
Buddy Bolden
Swing Down Swing Town
Bright Mississippi
(Set Break)
same session.
Welcome (#6)
Citi Movement
Winter Wonderland
Brother Veal
Cherokee
Juba And A O'Brown Squaw
same session.
Welcome (#7)
In The Sweet Embrace Of Life
Local Announcements
After Call
Final Statement
** also issued on SME Records (J) SRCS-2211/8.

Wynton Marsalis Septet - Live At The Village Vanguard  (SME Records (J) SRCS-2211/8)

Band 1: Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Wycliffe Gordon, trombone; Wessell Anderson, alto, sopranino sax; Victor Goines, tenor, soprano sax, clarinet; Eric Reed, piano; Reginald Veal, bass; Herlin Riley, drums; Band 2: Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Eric Reed, piano; Band 3: Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Wycliffe Gordon, trombone; Wessell Anderson, alto sax; Todd Williams, tenor, soprano sax, clarinet; Marcus Roberts, piano; Reginald Veal, bass; Herlin Riley, drums.
"Village Vanguard", NYC, March 9 & 10, 1990, July 3 & 7, 1991, December 3-5, 1993 & December 2-4, 1994
High Rise Riff
King Porter Stomp
You Don't Know What Love Is
Stars Fell On Alabama
Tom Cat Blues
** reissue of Columbia CXK 69876 + 5 bonus tracks.

1992 (age 31)

Wynton Marsalis Septet - Blue Interlude  (Columbia CK 48729)

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Wycliffe Gordon, trombone; Wessell Anderson, alto sax; Todd Williams, tenor, soprano sax, clarinet; Marcus Roberts, piano; Reginald Veal, bass; Herlin Riley, drums.
BMG Studios, NYC, released May 19, 1992
Brother Veal
Monologue For Sugar Cane And Sweetie Pie
Blue Interlude (The Bittersweet Saga Of Sugar Cane And Sweetie Pie)
And The Band Played On
The Jubilee Suite: I. Day To Day / II. Running And Rambling / III. Grace
Sometimes It Goes Like That

Wynton Marsalis Septet - In This House, On This Morning  (Columbia C2K 53220)

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Wycliffe Gordon, trombone; Wessell Anderson, alto sax; Todd Williams, tenor, soprano sax; Eric Reed, piano; Reginald Veal, bass; Herlin Riley, drums; with special guest: Marion Williams, vocals.
BMG Studio A, NYC, May 28-29, 1992 & March 20-21, 1993
Devotional
Call To Prayer
Processional
Representative Offerings
The Lord's Prayer
Hymn
Scripture
Introduction To Prayer
In This House
Choral Response
Local Announcements
Altar Call
Altar Call (Introspection)
same session.
Father
Son
Holy Ghost
Invitation
Recessional
Benediction
Uptempo Posthude
Pot Blessed Dinner

Wynton Marsalis Septet - Citi Movement (Griot New York)  (Columbia C2K 53324)

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Wycliffe Gordon, trombone; Wes Anderson, alto sax; Todd Williams, tenor, soprano sax; Eric Reed, piano; Reginald Veal, bass; Herlin Riley, drums; with Herb Harris, tenor sax #9; Marthaniel Roberts, piano #14.
RCA Studio A, NYC;
RCA Studio B, NYC, July 27-28, 1992
1.Cityscape: Hustle Bustle
2.Cityscape: City Beat
3.Cityscape: Daylight Dinosaurs
4.Cityscape: Down The Avenue
5.Cityscape: Stop And Go
6.Cityscape: Nightlife-Highlife (Yas, Yas)
7.Transatlantic Echoes: How Long?
8.Transatlantic Echoes: I See The Light (Vocal)
9.Transatlantic Echoes: I See The Light (Instrumental)
10.Transatlantic Echoes: Duway Dialogue
11.Transatlantic Echoes: Dark Heartbeat
12.Transatlantic Echoes: Cross Court Capers
13.Transatlantic Echoes: Bayou Baroque
14.Transatlantic Echoes: Marthaniel
15.Transatlantic Echoes: Spring Yaounde
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Wycliffe Gordon, trombone; Wes Anderson, alto sax; Todd Williams, tenor, soprano sax; Eric Reed, piano; Reginald Veal, bass; Herlin Riley, drums; with Herb Harris, tenor sax #6; Marthaniel Roberts, piano #1,3,6.
1.Some Present Moments Of The Future: The End
2.Some Present Moments Of The Future: The Legend Of Buddy Bolden
3.Some Present Moments Of The Future: Swingdown, Swingtown
4.Some Present Moments Of The Future: Highrise Riff (1, 2, 3, 4)
5.Some Present Moments Of The Future: Modern Vistas (As Far As The Eye Can See)
6.Some Present Moments Of The Future: Curtain Call

1993

Wynton Marsalis - Mr. Jelly Lord: Standard Time, Vol. 6  (Columbia CK 69872)

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Wycliffe Gordon, trumpet #1, trombone, tuba #2-15; Lucien Barbarin, trombone; Michael White, clarinet; Wessell Anderson, alto sax; Victor Goines, tenor, soprano sax, clarinet; Eric Lewis, piano #1-5,7-11,13,14; Danilo Perez, piano #6; Harry Connick Jr., piano #12; Eric Reed, piano #15; Donald Vappie, banjo, guitar; Reginald Veal, bass; Herlin Riley, drums.
Grande Lodge Of Masonic Hall, NYC, January 12 & 13, 1993
1.Red Hot Pepper
2.New Orleans Bump
3.King Porter Stomp
4.The Pearls
5.Deep Creek
6.Mamanita
7.Sidewalk Blues
8.Jungle Blues
9.Big Lip Blues
10.Dead Man Blues
11.Smokehouse Blues
12.Billy Goat Stomp
13.Courthouse Bump
14.Black Bottom Stomp
15.Tom Cat Blues

Wynton Marsalis - Marsalis Plays Monk: Standard Time, Vol. 4  (Columbia CK 67503)

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Wycliffe Gordon, trombone; Wessell Anderson, alto sax; Walter Blanding, Victor Goines, tenor sax; Eric Reed, piano; Reginald Veal, Ben Wolfe, bass; Herlin Riley, drums.
Grande Lodge Of Masonic Hall, NYC, September 17 & 18, 1993;
Grande Lodge Of Masonic Hall, NYC, October 3 & 4, 1994
Thelonious
Evidence
We See
Monk's Mood
Worry Later
Four In One
Reflections
In Walked Monk
Hackensack
Let's Cool One
Brilliant Corners
Brake's Sake
Ugly Beauty
Green Chimneys

1994

Wynton Marsalis & Ellis Marsalis - Joe Cool's Blues  (Columbia CK 66880)

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet #1,2,4,6,8,10,12,13; Wycliffe Gordon, trombone #1,2,4,6,8,10,12,13; Wessell Anderson, alto, soprano sax #1,2,4,6,8,10,12,13; Victor Goines, tenor sax, clarinet #1,2,4,6,8,10,12,13; Eric Reed, piano #1,2,4,6,8,10,12,13; Ellis Marsalis, piano #3,5,7,9,11; Benjamin Wolfe, bass #1,2,4,6,8,10,12,13; Reginald Veal, bass #3,5,7,9,11; Herlin Riley, drums #1,2,4,6,8,10,12,13; Martin Butler, drums #3,5,7,9,11; with Chuck Findley, trumpet #11; Delfeayo Marsalis, trombone #11; Branford Marsalis, tenor sax #11; Tom Peterson, baritone sax #11; Germaine Bazzle, vocals #11; Victor Atkins, horn arranger #11.
Ultrasonic, New Orleans, LA, April 12, 1994;
Sea Saint, New Orleans, LA, June 14, 1994;
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, August 25, 1994
1.Linus & Lucy
2.Buggy Ride
3.Peppermint Patty
4.On Peanuts Playground
5.Oh, Good Grief!
6.Wright Brothers Rag
7.Charlie Brown
8.Little Red-Haired Girl
9.Pebble Beach
10.Snoopy & Woodstock
11.Little Birdie
12.Why, Charlie Brown
13.Joe Cool's Blues (Snoopy's Return)

1997

Wynton Marsalis - The Midnight Blues: Standard Time, Vol. 5  (Columbia CK 68921)

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Eric Reed, piano; Reginald Veal, bass; Lewis Nash, drums; with Abe Appleman, Robert Chausow, Israel Chorberg, Krista Bennion Feeney, Narciso Figueroa, Barry Finclair, Winterton Garvey, Kenneth Gordon, Richard Henrickson, Regis Iandiorio, Richard Ingraham, Ann Leathers, Nancy McAlhany, Ron Oakland, Suzanne Ornstein, Sandra Park, Paul Peabody, John Pintavalle, Matthew Raimondi, Laura Seaton, Richard Sortomme, Lisa Steinberg, Martin Stoner, Donna Tecco, Belinda Whitney-Barratt, violin; Lamar Alsop, Julien Barber, Lenny Davis, Karen Dreyfus, Mary Helen Ewing, Carol Landon, Sue Pray, Maxine Roach, viola; Erik Friedlander, Richard Locker, Eugene J. Moye, Clay Ruede, Mark Orrin Schuman, Frederick Zlotkin, cello; John Beal, Lawrence Glazener, Paul Harris, bass; Robert Freedman, arranger, conductor.
Grande Lodge Of Masonic Hall, NYC, September 15-18, 1997
Party's Over
You're Blase
After You've Gone
Glad To Be Unhappy
It Never Entered My Mind
Baby Won't You Please Come Home
Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To Dry
I Got Lost In Her Arms
Ballad Of The Sad Young Men
Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year
My Man's Gone Now
Midnight Blues

1998

Wynton Marsalis And The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra - Big Train  (Columbia CK 69860)

Seneca Black, Ryan Kisor, Wynton Marsalis, Riley Mullins, Marcus Printup, trumpet; Wayne Goodman, Ronald Westray, trombone; Wycliffe Gordon, trombone, tuba; Ted Nash, soprano, alto sax, piccolo, clarinet, bass clarinet, flute; Joe Temperley, soprano, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Wessel Anderson, alto, sopranino sax, clarinet; Walter Blanding Jr., alto, soprano, tenor sax, clarinet; Victor Goines, alto, soprano, tenor sax, clarinet, bass clarinet; Farid Barron, piano; Doug Wamble, guitar, banjo; Rodney Whitaker, bass; Herlin Riley, drums; Roland Guerrero, percussion.
Masonic Grand Lodge, NY, December 20, 1998
All Aboard
Observation Car
Union Pacific Big Bay
Smokestack Shuffle
Northbound-Southbound
Dining Car
Night Train
Engine
Bullet Train
Sleeper Car
Station Call
The Caboose