Kenny Barron Discography
by Michael Fitzgerald

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Date: October 4 & 6, 1960
Location: Plaza Sound Studios, New York City
Label: Riverside

Yusef Lateef (ldr), Yusef Lateef (f, ob, arg, ts), Hosea Taylor (bsn), Tate Houston (bar), Clark Terry (t, fh), Richard Williams (t), Curtis Fuller (tb), Josef Zawinul (p), Ben Tucker (b), Lex Humphries (d), Billy Frazier (con)

a. a-01 Revelation - 5:53(Kenny Barron) / arr: Kenny Barron
Atlantic CDR2 71551 — Every Village Has A Song   (1994)
b. a-02 Apathy - 5:20(Yusef Lateef)
c. a-03 Ev'ry Day (I Fall In Love) - 6:55(Irving Kahal, Sammy Fain) / arr: Kenny Barron
d. b-01 The Centaur And The Phoenix - 5:33(Charles Mills)
e. b-02 Iqbal - 4:48(Yusef Lateef)
f. b-03 Summer Song - 5:22(Charles Mills)
g. b-04 The Philanthropist - 3:56(Yusef Lateef)
All titles on: Riverside LP 12"RLP-12-337 — The Centaur And The Phoenix   
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-721-2 — The Centaur And The Phoenix   (1992)

Yusef Lateef (f) on b, f, (ob) on e, (arg) on e, (ts) on a-d, g; Clark Terry (fh) on b.

Barron does not play on this session.


Date: February 21, 1961
Location: Medallion Studio, Newark, NJ
Label: Savoy

Bill Barron (ldr), Bill Barron (ts), Ted Curson (t), Kenny Barron (p), Jimmy Garrison (b), Frankie Dunlop (d)

a. Blast Off - 9:36(Bill Barron)
Savoy LP 12"MG 12160 — The Tenor Stylings Of Bill Barron   
Savoy Jazz CDSV-0212 — The Tenor Stylings Of Bill Barron   (1993)
b. Ode To An Earth Girl - 7:31(Bill Barron)
Savoy LP 12"MG 12160 — The Tenor Stylings Of Bill Barron   
Savoy Jazz CDSV-0212 — The Tenor Stylings Of Bill Barron   (1993)
c. Fox Hunt - 7:06(Bill Barron)
Savoy LP 12"MG 12160 — The Tenor Stylings Of Bill Barron   
Savoy Jazz CDSV-0212 — The Tenor Stylings Of Bill Barron   (1993)
d. Oriental Impressions - 6:22(Bill Barron)
Savoy LP 12"MG 12160 — The Tenor Stylings Of Bill Barron   
Savoy Jazz CDSV-0212 — The Tenor Stylings Of Bill Barron   (1993)
e. Back Lash - 5:45(Bill Barron)
Savoy LP 12"MG 12160 — The Tenor Stylings Of Bill Barron   
Savoy Jazz CDSV-0212 — The Tenor Stylings Of Bill Barron   (1993)
f. Nebulae - 6:17(Bill Barron)
Savoy LP 12"MG 12160 — The Tenor Stylings Of Bill Barron   
Savoy Jazz CDSV-0212 — The Tenor Stylings Of Bill Barron   (1993)
g. Desolation - 5:18(Bill Barron)
All titles on: Savoy Jazz LP 12"SJL 1184 — Nebulae   
Savoy Jazz CD92878-2 — Modern Windows Suite   (2000)

Date: June 5, 1961
Location: Medallion Studios, Newark, NJ
Label: Savoy

Bill Barron (ldr), Bill Barron (ts), Jay Cameron (bar), Ted Curson (t), Kenny Barron (p), Eddie Khan (b), Pete LaRoca Sims (d)

a. a-01 Men At Work - 6:43(Bill Barron)
Savoy LP 12"MG 12163 — Modern Windows   
Savoy Jazz CD92878-2 — Modern Windows Suite   (2000)
b. a-01 Tone Colors - 7:40(Bill Barron)
Savoy LP 12"MG 12163 — Modern Windows   
Savoy Jazz CD92878-2 — Modern Windows Suite   (2000)
c. a-01 Dedication To Wanda - 4:09(Bill Barron)
Savoy LP 12"MG 12163 — Modern Windows   
Savoy Jazz CD92878-2 — Modern Windows Suite   (2000)
d. a-01 Keystone - 6:25(Bill Barron)
Savoy LP 12"MG 12163 — Modern Windows   
Savoy Jazz CD92878-2 — Modern Windows Suite   (2000)
e. b-01 Noodlin'(Bill Barron)
Savoy LP 12"MG 12163 — Modern Windows   
f. b-02 Duality(Bill Barron)
Savoy LP 12"MG 12163 — Modern Windows   
g. b-03 Self Portrait(Bill Barron)
Savoy LP 12"MG 12163 — Modern Windows   
h. b-04 Persian Street Scene(Bill Barron)
Savoy LP 12"MG 12163 — Modern Windows   
i. Light Fantastic(Bill Barron)

a, b, c, d performed as medley.

The first four selections make up the "Modern Windows Suite."


Date: 1962
Location: New York City
Label: Vanguard

Dave Burns (ldr), Herbie Morgan (ts), Dave Burns (t), Kenny Barron (p), Steve Davis (b), Edgar Bateman (d)

a. a-01 C. B. Blues - 9:36(Dave Burns)
b. a-02 Tali - 6:43(Tom McIntosh)
c. a-03 Something Easy - 6:58(Dave Burns)
d. b-01 Secret Love - 4:57(Sammy Fain, Paul Francis Webster)
e. b-02 Straight Ahead - 6:57(Dave Burns)
f. b-03 Imagination - 6:31(Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
g. b-04 Rhodesian Rhapsody - 4:32(Kenny Barron)
All titles on: Vanguard LP 12"VRS 9111 — Dave Burns   

Date: January 30, 1962
Location: Ter-Mar Recording Studio, Chicago, IL
Label: Argo

James Moody (ldr), James Moody (f, ts), Paul Serrano (t), John Avant (tb), Kenny Barron (p), Ernest Outlaw (b), Marshall Thompson (d)

a. 11438 Minuet In G - 3:00(Tom McIntosh)
b. 11439 The Day After - 5:12(Tom McIntosh)
c. 11440 The Cupbearers - 6:36(Tom McIntosh)
d. 11441 Sassy Lady - 4:33(Tom McIntosh)
e. 11443 Ally (parts 1, 2, 3) - 7:25(Tom McIntosh)
f. 11444 Pleyel D'Jaime - 2:40(Dennis Sandole)
g. 11445 Spastic - 2:55(Ken Duhon)
All titles on: Argo LP 12"LP 695 — Another Bag   

e performed as medley.

Some sources list two unissued titles "The Last One" (Children's Dance) and "From The Tower." These may be the same as "Minuet In G" and "The Cupbearers."


Date: 1962, possibly February
Location: Medallion Studio, Newark, NJ
Label: Savoy

Perry Robinson (ldr), Perry Robinson (cl), Kenny Barron (p), Henry Grimes (b), Paul Motian (d)

a. a-01 Midnight In Moscow - 9:13(Vassili Soloviev, Sedoi M. Matusovsky, Kenny Ball)
b. a-02 Sprites Delight - 7:16(Henry Grimes)
c. a-03 Wahayla - 5:34(Perry Robinson)
d. b-01 Farmer Alfalfa - 7:29(Henry Grimes)
e. b-02 Margareta - 6:51(Perry Robinson)
f. b-03 Funk Dumpling - 4:45(Henry Grimes)
g. b-04 Home (Is Where The Hearth Is) - 3:32(Perry Robinson)
All titles on: Savoy LP 12"MG 12177 — Funk Dumpling   (1962)
byg LP 12"529.159 — Funk Dumpling   (1969)
Savoy Jazz LP 12"SJL 1180 — Funk Dumpling   (1987)
Savoy Jazz CassetteSJK 1180 — Funk Dumpling   (1987)
Savoy Jazz CDSV 0255 — Funk Dumpling   (1994)
Fresh Sound CDFSR CD 1663 — Funk Dumpling   (2013)

Studio as recalled by Perry Robinson.

"Midnight In Moscow" listed as "Moon Over Moscow."


Date: March 31, 1962
Location: New York City
Label: Savoy

Bill Barron, Booker Ervin (ldr), Bill Barron, Booker Ervin (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Larry Ridley (b), Andrew Cyrille (d)

a. SBB6335 Bill's Boogie - 6:46(Bill Barron)
Savoy LP 12"MG 12183 — Hot Line   (1965)
b. SBB6336 Groovin' - 6:09(Bill Barron)
Savoy LP 12"MG 12183 — Hot Line   (1965)
c. SBB6337 Now's The Time - 9:04(Charlie Parker)
Savoy LP 12"MG 12183 — Hot Line   (1965)
d. SBB6338 A Cool One - 4:34(Bill Barron)
Savoy LP 12"MG 12183 — Hot Line   (1965)
e. SBB6339 Jelly Roll - 4:48(Bill Barron)
Savoy LP 12"MG 12183 — Hot Line   (1965)
f. SBB6340 Playhouse March - 5:18(Ted Curson)
Savoy LP 12"MG 12183 — Hot Line   (1965)
g. SBB6341 Billie's Bounce - 3:04(Charlie Parker)
h. SBB6342 Work Song - 5:02(Nat Adderley)
Savoy LP 12"MG 12183 — Hot Line   (1965)
All titles on: Savoy Jazz LP 12"SJL 1160 — The Hot Line   (1986)

Location may be Newark, NJ.


Date: December 22, 1962
Location: Birdland, New York City
Label: [radio broadcast]

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (f, as, ts), Dizzy Gillespie (t), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d)

a. Moody's Mood - 3:00(James Moody, Eddie Jefferson)
b. Oh, Lady Be Good - 3:00(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
c. Olé (For The Gypsies) - 11:00(Dizzy Gillespie)
d. I Can't Get Started - 5:30(Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin)

Personnel speculative. One additional unidentified selection (#1 - 8:00) possibly "One Note Samba."


Date: December 29, 1962
Location: Birdland, New York City
Label: [radio broadcast]

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (f, as, ts), Dizzy Gillespie (t), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d)

a. Here 'Tis - 9:00(Dizzy Gillespie)
b. One Note Samba [aka Samba De Uma Nota Só] - 11:00(Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça)
c. Oh, Lady Be Good - 3:00(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
d. Umbrella Man - 4:00(Larry Stock, James Cavanaugh, Vincent Rose)
e. Chega De Saudade [aka No More Blues] - 9:30(Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes)

Personnel speculative. One additional unidentified selection (#4 - 2:30).


Date: ca. 1963
Location: Europe?
Label: Europa Jazz

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), Dizzy Gillespie (t), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d)

a. Sweet Lorraine - 4:30(Mitchell Parish, Cliff Burwell)
b. The Way You Look Tonight - 4:50(Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields)
Both titles on: Europa Jazz LP 12"EJ-1050   (1981)

Date and location unknown. Issue gives 1962.


Date: ca. 1963
Label: Diplomat

Bill Barron (ldr), Bill Barron (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Ron Carter (b), Charli Persip (d)

a. 01 Desafinado [aka Slightly Out Of Tune](Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça, Jon Hendricks)
b. 02 One Note Samba [aka Samba De Uma Nota Só](Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça)
c. 03 When Johnny Comes Marching Home(Patrick S. Gilmore)
d. 04 Sugar Loaf(Bill Barron)
e. 06 Sazella De Rio(Bill Barron)
f. 07 Promenade Sao Paulo(Bill Barron)
g. 08 In The Shade Of The Old Apple Tree(Harry Williams, Egbert Van Alstyne)
h. 09 Desarama(Bill Barron)
i. 10 Witch Hazel(Bill Barron)
All titles on: Diplomat LP 12"D 2285 — The Brasileros - Bossa Nova   

Date unknown - 1963 is speculative.

One additional selection #5 "Bossa Nova Blues" probably by Bill Barron, possibly alternative title for his "Blue Nova."

Bill Barron is not credited on this album. Some information on this session supplied by Kenny Barron in a 2001 interview for jazzreview.com.


Date: March 24, 1963
Location: Gotham Studios, New York City
Label: Dauntless

Bill Barron (ldr), Bill Barron (ts), Willie Thomas (t), Kenny Burrell (g), Kenny Barron (p), Henry Grimes (b), Charli Persip (d), Jose Soares (per)

a. b-04 Jet Song - 3:20(Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim)
b. a-01 Something's Coming - 3:17(Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim)
c. a-05 Maria - 2:22(Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim)
All titles on: Dauntless LP 12"DM 4312 — West Side Story Bossa Nova   (1963)
Dauntless LP 12"DS 6312 — West Side Story Bossa Nova   (1963)
Dauntless CDDC 6004 — West Side Story Bossa Nova   (2002)

Details from AFM Local 802 contract.


Date: April 13, 1963
Location: Birdland, New York City
Label: [radio broadcast]

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (f, as, ts), Dizzy Gillespie (t), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d)

a. Olé (For The Gypsies) - 12:00(Dizzy Gillespie)
b. I Can't Get Started(Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin)
c. 'Round Midnight - 6:00(Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams, Bernie Hanighen)
d. Here 'Tis - 10:00(Dizzy Gillespie)

b, c performed as medley.

Timings are approximate. Personnel probable.


Date: April 20, 1963
Location: Birdland, New York City
Label: [radio broadcast]

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (f, as, ts), Dizzy Gillespie (t, v), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d)

a. Here 'Tis - 7:30(Dizzy Gillespie)
b. Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You - 4:30(Don Redman, Andy Razaf)
c. Oh, Lady Be Good - 3:15(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
d. Chega De Saudade [aka No More Blues] - 12:15(Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes)

Dizzy Gillespie (v) on c.

Timings are approximate. Personnel probable.


Date: April 25, 1963
Location: A & R Studios, New York City
Label: Philips

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (f, as, ts), Dizzy Gillespie (t), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d)

a. 22934 (PB5637) Bebop - 6:17(Dizzy Gillespie)
Philips LP 12"PHS 600-091 — Something Old, Something New   
b. 22935 (PB5638) Good Bait - 3:03(Tadd Dameron, Count Basie)
Philips LP 12"PHS 600-091 — Something Old, Something New   
c. 22950 (PB5640) I Can't Get Started(Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin)
Philips LP 12"PHS 600-091 — Something Old, Something New   
d. 22950 (PB5640) 'Round Midnight - 6:23(Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams, Bernie Hanighen)
Philips LP 12"PHS 600-091 — Something Old, Something New   
e. 22955 (PB5641) Dizzy Atmosphere - 6:12(Dizzy Gillespie)
Philips LP 12"PHS 600-091 — Something Old, Something New   
f. 22956 (PB5642) The Cupbearers - 6:11(Tom McIntosh)
Philips LP 12"PHS 600-091 — Something Old, Something New   
g. 22957 (PB5643) The Day After - 4:33(Tom McIntosh)
Philips LP 12"PHS 600-091 — Something Old, Something New   
h. 22958 (PB5644) This Lovely Feeling - 3:01(Arif Mardin, Margo Guryan)
Philips LP 12"PHS 600-091 — Something Old, Something New   
i. 22959 (PB5645) November Afternoon - 4:19(Tom McIntosh)
Philips LP 12"PHS 600-091 — Something Old, Something New   
j. 22960 (PB5646) Early Mornin' Blues - 2:55(Dizzy Gillespie)
Philips 4540124   
All titles on: Verve CD314 558 079-2 — Something Old, Something New   (1998)
Mosaic CDMD7-234 — The Verve/Philips Dizzy Gillespie Small Group Sessions   (2006)

c, d performed as medley.

James Moody (f) on e, h, (as) on c-d, g, (ts) on a-b, e-f, i-j.


Date: July 5, 1963
Location: Newport Jazz Festival - Freebody Park, Newport, RI
Label: [radio broadcast]

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (f, as, ts), Dizzy Gillespie (t), Milt Jackson (vib), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d)

a. 01 Olé (For The Gypsies)(Dizzy Gillespie)
b. 02 Good Bait(Tadd Dameron, Count Basie)
c. 03 I Can't Get Started(Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin)
d. 03 'Round Midnight(Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams, Bernie Hanighen)
e. 04 Chega De Saudade [aka No More Blues](Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes)
f. 05 A Night In Tunisia(Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli)
g. 06 Here 'Tis(Dizzy Gillespie)
FDC LP 12"1025 — Newport Jazz Festival   
h. 07 Sumphin' - 9:35(Dizzy Gillespie)
i. 08 Dizzy Atmosphere(Dizzy Gillespie)

c, d performed as medley.

Milt Jackson (vib) on f-i.

Here 'Tis listed as "Blues" on FDC 1025.


Date: September 11, 1963
Location: Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL
Label: Philips

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (as), Dizzy Gillespie (t), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d)

a. 2-30623 Exodus - 2:38(Ernest Gold, Charles E. Boone) / arr: Billy Byers
Philips LP 12"PHS 600-123 — Dizzy Goes Hollywood   (1964)
Verve CD314 531 123-2 — The Cool World/Dizzy Goes Hollywood   (1996)
Mosaic CDMD7-234 — The Verve/Philips Dizzy Gillespie Small Group Sessions   (2006)

Date: September 12, 1963
Location: Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL
Label: Philips

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (f, as, ts), Dizzy Gillespie (t), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d)

a. 2-30624 Theme From "Picnic" - 2:21(George Duning) / arr: Billy Byers
b. 2-30625 Caesar And Cleopatra Theme From "Cleopatra" - 3:07(Alex North) / arr: Billy Byers
c. 2-30626 Love Theme From "Lolita" - 2:44(Bob Harris) / arr: Billy Byers
All titles on: Philips LP 12"PHS 600-123 — Dizzy Goes Hollywood   (1964)
Verve CD314 531 123-2 — The Cool World/Dizzy Goes Hollywood   (1996)
Mosaic CDMD7-234 — The Verve/Philips Dizzy Gillespie Small Group Sessions   (2006)

James Moody (f) on a, (as) on c, (ts) on b.


Date: September 13, 1963
Location: Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL
Label: Philips

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (as, ts), Dizzy Gillespie (t), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d)

a. 2-30627 Theme From "Lawrence Of Arabia" - 3:04(Maurice Jarre) / arr: Billy Byers
b. 2-30628 More [aka Theme from "Mondo Cane"] - 2:43(Marcello Ciorciolini, Nino Oliviero, Riz Ortolani, Norman Newell) / arr: Billy Byers
c. 2-30629 Never On Sunday - 3:02(Manos Hadjidakis) / arr: Billy Byers
d. 2-30630 Days Of Wine And Roses - 2:15(Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer) / arr: Billy Byers
All titles on: Philips LP 12"PHS 600-123 — Dizzy Goes Hollywood   (1964)
Verve CD314 531 123-2 — The Cool World/Dizzy Goes Hollywood   (1996)
Mosaic CDMD7-234 — The Verve/Philips Dizzy Gillespie Small Group Sessions   (2006)

James Moody (as) on a, d, (ts) on b-c.

Unknown percussionist on "Days Of Wine And Roses" - not Gillespie.


Date: September 14, 1963
Location: Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL
Label: Philips

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (f, as, ts), Dizzy Gillespie (t), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d)

a. 2-30631 Moon River - 2:46(Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer) / arr: Billy Byers
Philips LP 12"PHS 600-123 — Dizzy Goes Hollywood   (1964)
Verve CD314 531 123-2 — The Cool World/Dizzy Goes Hollywood   (1996)
Mosaic CDMD7-234 — The Verve/Philips Dizzy Gillespie Small Group Sessions   (2006)
b. 2-30632 The Carioca (Flying Down To Rio) - 2:53(Vincent Youmans, Edward Eliscu, Gus Kahn) / arr: Billy Byers
Philips LP 12"PHS 600-123 — Dizzy Goes Hollywood   (1964)
Verve CD314 531 123-2 — The Cool World/Dizzy Goes Hollywood   (1996)
Mosaic CDMD7-234 — The Verve/Philips Dizzy Gillespie Small Group Sessions   (2006)
c. 2-30633 Paris Blues(Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Harold Flender) / arr: Billy Byers
d. 2-30634 Walk On The Wild Side - 7:07(Elmer Bernstein) / arr: Billy Byers
Philips LP 12"PHS 600-123 — Dizzy Goes Hollywood   (1964)
Verve CD314 531 123-2 — The Cool World/Dizzy Goes Hollywood   (1996)
Mosaic CDMD7-234 — The Verve/Philips Dizzy Gillespie Small Group Sessions   (2006)

James Moody (f) on b, (as) on d, (ts) on a, c.

Unknown percussionist on "Carioca" - probably Gillespie. Personnel specifics unknown for "Paris Blues" - according to Mosaic boxed set notes, tape no longer exists.


Date: September 16, 1963
Location: Chicago, IL
Label: Cadet

James Moody (ldr), James Moody (f, as, ts), George Eskridge (g), Kenny Barron (p, org), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d)

a. 12704 I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face - 3:05(Frederick Loewe, Alan Jay Lerner)
b. 12705 Zanzibar - 4:01(Esmond Edwards)
c. 12706 Sonnymoon For Two - 4:46(Sonny Rollins)
d. 12707 Dizzy - 3:38(James Moody)
e. 12708 Olé (For The Gypsies) - 4:39(Dizzy Gillespie)
f. 12709 Please Send Me Someone To Love - 5:34(Percy Mayfield)
g. 12710 Autumn Leaves [aka Les Feuilles Mortes] - 6:30(Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prevert, Johnny Mercer)
h. 12711 Fly Me To The Moon (In Other Words) - 4:40(Bart Howard)
All titles on: Cadet LP 12"740 — Comin' On Strong   

Kenny Barron (p) on a-e, g-h, (org) on d, f.


Date: September 22, 1963
Location: Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey, CA
Label: [radio broadcast]

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (f, as, ts), Hidehiko 'Sleepy' Matsumoto (ts), Dizzy Gillespie (t, v), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d), Jon Hendricks (v)

a. 01 Dizzy Atmosphere - 4:00(Dizzy Gillespie)
b. 02 Manhã De Carnaval - 4:19(Luiz Bonfá, Antonio María)
c. 03 The Cupbearers - 8:24(Tom McIntosh)
d. 04 I'm In The Mood For Love - 4:09(Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields)
e. 05 Desafinado [aka Slightly Out Of Tune] - 4:24(Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça, Jon Hendricks)
f. 06 Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You - 5:35(Don Redman, Andy Razaf)
g. 07 Chega De Saudade [aka No More Blues] - 17:39(Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes)
h. 08 Salt Peanuts - 12:47(Dizzy Gillespie, Kenny Clarke)
All titles on: Douglas Music CDADC 1 — Dizzy For President   

James Moody (f) on b, e, (as) on d, g, (ts) on a, c, f, h; Hidehiko 'Sleepy' Matsumoto (ts) on h; Dizzy Gillespie (t) on a-c, e-h, (v) on h; Jon Hendricks (v) on h.

"Manha de Carnaval" listed as "Morning of the Carnival"

"Salt Peanuts" performed with new lyrics and listed as "Vote Dizzy."


Date: October 8, 1963
Location: Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL
Label: Philips

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (as), Dizzy Gillespie (t, v), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d)

a. 2-29358 Con Alma - 3:32(Dizzy Gillespie)
b. 2-29359 Oo-Shoo-Be-Doo-Be - 3:01(Bill Graham, Joe Carroll)
Both titles on: Philips CD830 224 — Dizzy Gillespie And The Double Six Of Paris Featuring Bud Powell   (1987)
Mosaic CDMD7-234 — The Verve/Philips Dizzy Gillespie Small Group Sessions   (2006)

James Moody (as) on b; Dizzy Gillespie (v) on b.

Vocals by the Double Six of Paris (arr. Lalo Schifrin) were overdubbed at a later date.

Mosaic boxed set corrects date of September 20, 1963 to above.


Date: December 5, 1963
Location: RCA Studios, New York City
Label: Audio Fidelity

Bill Barron (ldr), Bill Barron (ts), Ted Curson (t), Kenny Barron (p), Ronald Boykins (b), Dick Berk (d)

a. a-01 Around The World - 3:45(Victor Young, Harold Adamson)
b. a-02 Big Bill - 5:10(Bill Barron)
c. a-03 The Leopard - 6:25(Ted Curson)
d. a-04 Hurdy Gurdy - 5:10(Bill Barron)
e. b-01 Dwackdi Mum Fudalik - 4:05(Ted Curson)
f. b-02 Jes Swingin' - 4:20(Bill Barron)
g. b-03 In A Monastery Garden - 5:35(Albert W. Ketelbey)
h. b-04 You Are Too Beautiful - 6:25(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
All titles on: Chiaroscuro LP 12"CR-2010 — The Leopard   
Audio Fidelity LP 12"AFSD 6123 — Now, Hear This!   (1964)
Fresh Sound CDFSR CD 323 — Now, Hear This!   (2001)

This session has been mistakenly reported as for the Dauntless label.


Date: April 21, 1964
Location: Nola Penthouse Studios, New York City
Label: Philips

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (f, ts), Dizzy Gillespie (t), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d)

a. 2-32129 Bonnie's Blues - 3:57(Mal Waldron) / arr: Mal Waldron
b. 2-32130 Coney Island - 3:41(Mal Waldron) / arr: Mal Waldron
c. 2-32131 Theme From "The Cool World" - 5:15(Mal Waldron) / arr: Mal Waldron
All titles on: Philips LP 12"PHS 600-138 — The Cool World   (1964)
Mercury LP 12"EMS-2-410 — Composer's Concepts   (1977)
Verve CD314 531 123-2 — The Cool World/Dizzy Goes Hollywood   (1996)
Mosaic CDMD7-234 — The Verve/Philips Dizzy Gillespie Small Group Sessions   (2006)

Date: April 22, 1964
Location: Nola Penthouse Studios, New York City
Label: Philips

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (f, ts), Dizzy Gillespie (t), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d)

a. 2-32133 Duke's Fantasy - 2:12(Mal Waldron) / arr: Mal Waldron
b. 2-32134 Street Music - 2:31(Mal Waldron) / arr: Mal Waldron
c. 2-32135 The Pushers - 2:30(Mal Waldron) / arr: Mal Waldron
d. 2-32136 Enter Priest - 4:08(Mal Waldron) / arr: Mal Waldron
All titles on: Philips LP 12"PHS 600-138 — The Cool World   (1964)
Mercury LP 12"EMS-2-410 — Composer's Concepts   (1977)
Verve CD314 531 123-2 — The Cool World/Dizzy Goes Hollywood   (1996)
Mosaic CDMD7-234 — The Verve/Philips Dizzy Gillespie Small Group Sessions   (2006)

Date: April 23, 1964
Location: Nola Penthouse Studios, New York City
Label: Philips

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (f, ts), Dizzy Gillespie (t), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d)

a. 2-32137 Duke's Last Soliloquy - 3:05(Mal Waldron) / arr: Mal Waldron
b. 2-32138 Duke's Awakening - 2:40(Mal Waldron) / arr: Mal Waldron
c. 2-32139 Coolie - 3:36(Mal Waldron) / arr: Mal Waldron
d. 2-32140 Duke On The Run - 5:13(Mal Waldron) / arr: Mal Waldron
All titles on: Philips LP 12"PHS 600-138 — The Cool World   (1964)
Mercury LP 12"EMS-2-410 — Composer's Concepts   (1977)
Verve CD314 531 123-2 — The Cool World/Dizzy Goes Hollywood   (1996)
Mosaic CDMD7-234 — The Verve/Philips Dizzy Gillespie Small Group Sessions   (2006)

Date: July 5, 1964
Location: Newport Jazz Festival - Freebody Park, Newport, RI
Label: [radio broadcast]

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (f, as, ts), Dizzy Gillespie (t, tam), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d)

a. 01 Dizzy Atmosphere - 6:53(Dizzy Gillespie)
b. 02 The Coolie - 3:37(Mal Waldron)
c. 03 Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You - 5:01(Don Redman, Andy Razaf)
d. 04 Chega De Saudade [aka No More Blues] - 10:41(Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes)

Dizzy Gillespie (tam) on d.

Spoken comments by Dizzy Gillespie precede the second (0:29) and third (0:13) selections.


Date: November 4, 1964
Location: Universal Studios, Chicago, IL
Label: Mercury

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (f, ts), Dizzy Gillespie (t, v), Chris White (g, b, v), Kenny Barron (p, b), Rudy Collins (d), Kansas Fields (per)

a. 2-34072 Barbados Carnival - 2:55(Chris White)
b. 2-34073 And Then She Stopped - 3:15(Dizzy Gillespie)
Both titles on: Limelight LP 12"LS 86007 — Jambo Caribe   (1965)
Verve CD314 557 492-2 — Jambo Caribe   (1998)

James Moody (f) on b; Chris White (g) on a, (b) on b, (v) on a; Kenny Barron (p) on b, (b) on a; Kansas Fields (per) on a; Dizzy Gillespie (v) on a.


Date: November 5, 1964
Location: Universal Studios, Chicago, IL
Label: Mercury

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (f, ts, v), Dizzy Gillespie (t, v), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b, v), Rudy Collins (d, per), Kansas Fields (per), Ann Henry (v)

a. 2-34074 Trinidad, Hello - 4:20(Kenny Barron)
b. 2-34075 Jambo - 4:57(Dizzy Gillespie)
c. 2-34076 Poor Joe - 2:38(Joe Willoughby)
All titles on: Limelight LP 12"LS 86007 — Jambo Caribe   (1965)
Verve CD314 557 492-2 — Jambo Caribe   (1998)

James Moody (f) on b-c, (ts) on a, (v) on c; Rudy Collins (d) on a, (per) on b-c; Kansas Fields (per) on b-c; Dizzy Gillespie (v) on b-c; Ann Henry (v) on b; Chris White (v) on c.


Date: November 6, 1964
Location: Universal Studios, Chicago, IL
Label: Mercury

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (f, ts), Dizzy Gillespie (t, v), Chris White (g, b), Kenny Barron (p, b), Rudy Collins (d), Kansas Fields (per), Ann Henry (v)

a. 2-34077 Fiesta Mojo - 3:50(Dizzy Gillespie)
Limelight LP 12"LS 86007 — Jambo Caribe   (1965)
Verve CD314 557 492-2 — Jambo Caribe   (1998)
b. 2-34078 Trinidad, Goodbye - 8:26(Kenny Barron)
Limelight LP 12"LS 86007 — Jambo Caribe   (1965)
Verve CD314 557 492-2 — Jambo Caribe   (1998)
c. 2-34079 Don't Try To Keep Up With The Joneses - 2:36(Joe Willoughby)
Limelight LP 12"LS 86007 — Jambo Caribe   (1965)
Verve CD314 557 492-2 — Jambo Caribe   (1998)
d. 2-34080 Fickle Finger Of Fate - 2:14(Stan Freeman, Jack Lawrence)
Limelight LP 12"LS 86002 — We Had A Ball   

James Moody (f) on a, (ts) on b-d; Chris White (g) on c, (b) on a-b, d; Kenny Barron (p) on a-b, d, (b) on c; Kansas Fields (per) on a, c; Dizzy Gillespie (v) on c-d; Ann Henry (v) on c.


Date: December 6, 1964
Location: Left Bank Jazz Society, Famous Ballroom, Baltimore, MD
Label: [private recording]

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (f, as, ts), Dizzy Gillespie (t), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d)

a. [unknown titles](Composer Unknown)

Tape may exist in the archives of the Left Bank Jazz Society.


Date: March 27, 1965
Location: Carnegie Hall, New York City
Label: Mercury

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (f, as, ts), Dizzy Gillespie (t), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d)

a. 2-35133 Um-Hmm! (Ode To Yard) - 7:00(James Moody)
Limelight LP 12"LS 86017 — Charlie Parker 10th Memorial Concert   
Limelight CD826 985-2 — Charlie Parker 10th Memorial Concert   (1986)
b. 2-35145 Blues (from Gillespiana) - 11:31(Lalo Schifrin)
Mercury LP 12"25PJ-58/61 — Mercury 40th Anniversary V.S.O.P. Album   (1984)
Limelight CD826 985-2 — Charlie Parker 10th Memorial Concert   (1986)
c. 2-35146 My Funny Valentine(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
Mercury LP 12"25PJ-58/61 — Mercury 40th Anniversary V.S.O.P. Album   (1984)
Mercury CD824 116-2 — Mercury V.S.O.P. Album   (1984)
d. 2-35147 A Night In Tunisia - 9:18(Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli)
Mercury LP 12"25PJ-58/61 — Mercury 40th Anniversary V.S.O.P. Album   (1984)
Limelight CD826 985-2 — Charlie Parker 10th Memorial Concert   (1986)
e. 2-35148 Groovin' High - 5:50(Dizzy Gillespie)
Limelight LP 12"LS 86017 — Charlie Parker 10th Memorial Concert   
Limelight CD826 985-2 — Charlie Parker 10th Memorial Concert   (1986)
f. 2-35149 Manteca(Dizzy Gillespie, Chano Pozo, Walter 'Gil' Fuller)

James Moody (f) on b, d, (as) on d-e, (ts) on a, f.


Date: July 1, 1965
Location: Newport Jazz Festival - Festival Field, Newport, RI
Label: [radio broadcast]

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (f, as, ts), Dizzy Gillespie (t, v), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d), Big Black (cga)

a. Muhammad Ali

Date: late August 1965
Location: Village Gate, New York City
Label: [television broadcast]

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (f, as, ts), Dizzy Gillespie (t), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d)

a. 01 Salt Peanuts(Dizzy Gillespie, Kenny Clarke)
b. 02 Manteca(Dizzy Gillespie, Chano Pozo, Walter 'Gil' Fuller)
c. 03 A Night In Tunisia(Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli)
d. 04 Stompin' At The Savoy(Edgar Sampson, Chick Webb, Benny Goodman)
e. 04 Lover(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
f. 05 Whispering(Vincent Rose, Richard Coburn, John Schonberger)
g. 05 Groovin' High(Dizzy Gillespie)

d, e, f, g performed as medley.

The program, which aired as "Jazz Goes Intellectual: Bop!" was taped on an afternoon without an audience.

Unknown contrafacts of d. and e. were included in the medley.


Date: September 17, 1965
Location: Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey, CA
Label: Moon

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (ts), Dizzy Gillespie (t), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d), Big Black (cga)

a. 01 Manteca(Dizzy Gillespie, Chano Pozo, Walter 'Gil' Fuller)
b. 01 St. Thomas(Traditional, Sonny Rollins)
Both titles on: Moon CDMCD 025-2 — Angel City - Live In Monterey   (1990)

a, b performed as medley.

Other Gillespie tracks issued from 1965 Monterey Jazz Festival are with large ensemble.


Date: September 17, 1965
Location: Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey, CA
Label: [private recording]

Mary Stallings (ldr), Dizzy Gillespie (t), Bobby Hutcherson (vib), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d), Mary Stallings (v)

a. 01 Almost Like Being In Love(Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe)
b. 02 Speak Low(Kurt Weill, Ogden Nash)
c. 03 Lover Man(Roger 'Ram' Ramirez, Jimmy Davis, Jimmy Sherman)
d. 04 On Green Dolphin Street(Bronislau Kaper, Ned Washington)
e. 05 This Can't Be Love(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
f. 06 Birks' Works(Dizzy Gillespie)

Dizzy Gillespie (t) on f.

Monterey Jazz Festival tapes held by Stanford University.


Date: September 18, 1965
Location: Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey, CA
Label: [private recording]

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (f, ts), Dizzy Gillespie (t), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d)

a. 03 My Funny Valentine(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)

Monterey Jazz Festival tapes held by Stanford University.

Additional unknown selections.


Date: September 19, 1965
Location: Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey, CA
Label: [private recording]

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (f, ts), Dizzy Gillespie (t, v), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d), Big Black (cga)

a. 01 Trinidad, Goodbye - 9:01(Kenny Barron)
b. 02 The Day After - 5:03(Tom McIntosh)
c. 03 Poor Joe - 4:32(Joe Willoughby)
d. 04 A Night In Tunisia - 10:46(Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli)
e. 05 Ungawa - 11:27(Dizzy Gillespie, Oswaldo Nunes)
f. 06 Chega De Saudade [aka No More Blues] - 1:50(Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes)
All titles on: Monterey Jazz Festival Records CDMJFR 30337 — Live At The 1965 Monterey Jazz Festival   (2007)

Dizzy Gillespie (v) on c.

Spoken comments by Jimmy Lyons (0:54) precede the first selection. Spoken comments by Dizzy Gillespie (listed as "Dizzy's Comedy Sketch") (4:49) precede d. Spoken comments by Dizzy Gillespie (0:54) precede e.


Date: November 24, 1965
Location: Olympia Theatre, Paris, France
Label: [radio broadcast]

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (f, as, v), Dizzy Gillespie (t, per, v), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d)

a. 01 One Note Samba [aka Samba De Uma Nota Só] - 8:43(Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça)
b. 02 Con Alma - 9:09(Dizzy Gillespie)
c. 03 Um-Hmm! (Ode To Yard) - 9:12(James Moody)
d. 04 Tin Tin Deo - 6:58(Dizzy Gillespie, Chano Pozo)
e. 05 Poor Joe - 4:10(Joe Willoughby)
f. 06 No More Blues [lyric version of Chega De Saudade] - 12:14(Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes, Jessie Cavanaugh, Jon Hendricks)
All titles on: RTE CD1008-2 — En Concert Avec Europe 1   (1994)
Malaco Jazz Classics CD1201 — Paris Jazz Concert   (1998)

James Moody (f) on a, c, e, (as) on b, f, (v) on f; Dizzy Gillespie (t) on a-b, d-f, (per) on b, f, (v) on e-f; Kenny Barron (p) on a-c, e-f; Rudy Collins (d) on a-c, e-f.

Broadcast on Europe 1.


Date: November 30, 1965
Location: BBC "Jazz 625" TV Show, London, England
Label: [television broadcast]

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (f, as, ts), Dizzy Gillespie (t, tam), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d)

a. 01 And Then She Stopped - 4:34(Dizzy Gillespie)
b. 02 Tin Tin Deo - 5:31(Dizzy Gillespie, Chano Pozo)
c. 03 Um-Hmm! (Ode To Yard) - 4:25(James Moody)
d. 04 Chega De Saudade [aka No More Blues] - 10:31(Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes)
e. 05 Dizzy's Blues - 2:33(A. K. Salim)

James Moody (f) on a, c, (as) on d, (ts) on a, e; Dizzy Gillespie (t) on a-b, d-e, (tam) on d; Kenny Barron (p) on a, c-e; Rudy Collins (d) on a, c-e.

Program ends during performance of final selection.


Date: July 4, 1966
Location: Newport Jazz Festival - Festival Field, Newport, RI
Label: [radio broadcast]

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (f, as, ts), Dizzy Gillespie (t), Kenny Barron (p), Frank Schifano (b), Otis 'Candy' Finch (d)

a. 01 Olé (For The Gypsies)(Dizzy Gillespie)
b. 02 Damn, If They Can Do It (We Can Do It Better)
c. 03 Con Alma(Dizzy Gillespie)
d. 04 Tin Tin Deo(Dizzy Gillespie, Chano Pozo)
e. 06 Manteca(Dizzy Gillespie, Chano Pozo, Walter 'Gil' Fuller)
f. 05 Just A Thought

Date: October-November 1966
Location: Plaza Sound Studios, New York City
Label: Milestone

James Moody (ldr), James Moody (ts), Joe Newman, Jimmy Owens (t, fh), Snooky Young (t), Jimmy Cleveland (tb), Don Butterfield (tu), Kenny Barron (p), Bob Cranshaw (b), Mel Lewis (d), Tom McIntosh (con)

a. Smack-a-mac - 3:36(Tom McIntosh, James Moody) / arr: Tom McIntosh
b. Bess, You Is My Woman Now - 3:57(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Dubose Heyward) / arr: Tom McIntosh
c. Love, Where Are You? - 3:27(James Moody) / arr: Tom McIntosh
d. Au Privave - 3:48(Charlie Parker) / arr: Tom McIntosh
Milestone CDMCD 9166-2 — Bird Lives!   (1988)
e. Simplicity And Beauty - 3:24(James Moody) / arr: Tom McIntosh
All titles on: Milestone LP 12"MSP-9005 — James Moody And The Brass Figures   (1967)
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-1099-2 — James Moody And The Brass Figures   (2004)

It is assumed that this took place separately from the quartet session.


Date: October-November 1966
Location: Plaza Sound Studios, New York City
Label: Milestone

James Moody (ldr), James Moody (f, ts), Kenny Barron (p), Bob Cranshaw (b), Mel Lewis (d)

a. Cherokee - 3:45(Ray Noble)
b. The Moon Was Yellow - 4:26(Edgar Leslie, Fred E. Ahlert)
c. Ruby, My Dear - 5:08(Thelonious Monk)
d. Never Again - 5:32(James Moody)
All titles on: Milestone LP 12"MSP-9005 — James Moody And The Brass Figures   (1967)
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-1099-2 — James Moody And The Brass Figures   (2004)

James Moody (f) on a, (ts) on b-d.

It is assumed that this took place separately from the session with brass ensemble.


Date: October 21, 1966
Location: Bell Sound Studio, New York City
Label: Mercury

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (f, as, ts), Dizzy Gillespie (t, v), Billy Butler (g), Kenny Barron (p), Frank Schifano (b), Otis 'Candy' Finch (d), Candido Camero (cga), Panama Francis (per)

a. 39100 Winchester Cathedral - 2:16(Geoff Stephens)
Limelight LP 12"82042 — The Melody Lingers On   
b. 39101 Don't Throw Your Back Out Of Whack
c. 39102 Cherish - 2:37(Terry Kirkman)
Limelight LP 12"82042 — The Melody Lingers On   
d. 39103 The Song Is Ended - 2:21(Irving Berlin)
Limelight LP 12"82042 — The Melody Lingers On   

Dizzy Gillespie (v) on a.

Band vocal on "Cherish."


Date: October 25, 1966
Location: Bell Sound Studio, New York City
Label: Mercury

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (f, as, ts), Dizzy Gillespie (t), Billy Butler (g), Kenny Barron (p), Frank Schifano (b), Otis 'Candy' Finch (d), Candido Camero (cga), Panama Francis (per)

a. 39115 Bang! Bang! - 3:00
b. 39116 Portuguese Washerwoman - 2:43(André Popp, Roger Lucchesi)
c. 39117 Tequila - 3:10(Danny Flores [aka Chuck Rio])
d. 39118 Cherry, Cherry - 3:42(Neil Diamond)
All titles on: Limelight LP 12"82042 — The Melody Lingers On   

Date: October 27, 1966
Location: Bell Sound Studio, New York City
Label: Mercury

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (f, as, ts), Dizzy Gillespie (t), Billy Butler (g), Kenny Barron (p), Frank Schifano (b), Otis 'Candy' Finch (d), Candido Camero (cga), Panama Francis (per)

a. 39119 Summer Samba - 3:22(Marcos Valle, Paulo Valle, Norman Gimbel)
Limelight LP 12"82042 — The Melody Lingers On   
b. 39120 Mas Que Nada - 4:52(Jorge Ben)
Limelight LP 12"82042 — The Melody Lingers On   
c. 39121 Winter Samba - 3:10(Dizzy Gillespie)
Limelight LP 12"82042 — The Melody Lingers On   
d. 39122 Get The Money Blues - 7:07(Jimmy Owens)
Limelight LP 12"82042 — The Melody Lingers On   
e. 39123 N. A. T. R. A.
Limelight 453079   

Date: ca. 1967
Location: New York City
Label: [private recording]

Joe Henderson (ldr), Joe Henderson (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Ron Carter (b), Louis Hayes (d)

a. Once I Loved [aka O Amor Em Paz](Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes, Ray Gilbert)
Jazz Door CD1267 — In A Modal Way   

Date: January 16, 1967
Location: New York City
Label: Atlantic

Kenny Barron, Jimmy Owens (ldr), Bennie Maupin (ts), Jimmy Owens (t), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d)

a. Carolina John - 8:07(Kenny Barron)
Atlantic LP 12"SD 1491 — You Had Better Listen   (1967)
Collectables CDCOL-CD-6170 — You Had Better Listen   (2001)

Date: January 18, 1967
Location: New York City
Label: Atlantic

Kenny Barron, Jimmy Owens (ldr), Bennie Maupin (ts), Jimmy Owens (t), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d)

a. Gichi - 6:30(Kenny Barron)
Atlantic LP 12"SD 1491 — You Had Better Listen   (1967)
Collectables CDCOL-CD-6170 — You Had Better Listen   (2001)

Date: January 26, 1967
Location: Bell Sound Studio, New York City
Label: Verve

Curtis Amy (ldr), Curtis Amy (ss, ts), Leroy Cooper (bar), Jimmy Owens (t, fh), Carl Lynch (g), Kenny Barron (p), Edgar Willis (b), Bruno Carr (d), Merry Clayton (v)

a. 101919 Mustang - 3:20(Sylvester 'Sonny Red' Kyner) / arr: Curtis Amy
b. 101920 Shaker Heights - 11:56(Curtis Amy) / arr: Curtis Amy
c. 101921 Enojo - 3:37(Curtis Amy) / arr: Curtis Amy
d. 101922 Mustang - 5:14(Sylvester 'Sonny Red' Kyner) / arr: Curtis Amy
e. 101923 Please Send Me Someone To Love - 3:26(Percy Mayfield) / arr: Curtis Amy
f. 101924 Old Devil Moon - 6:04(Burton Lane, E. Y. Harburg) / arr: Curtis Amy
All titles on: Verve LP 12"MGV 8684 — Mustang   

Merry Clayton (v) on e.

Merry Clayton listed as "Eva Harris".


Date: February 17, 1967
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Blue Note

Stanley Turrentine (ldr), Jerry Dodgion (f, as), Joe Farrell (f, ts), Pepper Adams (cl, bar), Stanley Turrentine (ts), Donald Byrd (t), Julian Priester (tb), Bucky Pizzarelli (g), Kenny Barron (p), Ron Carter (b), Mickey Roker (d)

a. tk 3alt She's A Carioca(Antonio Carlos Jobim) / arr: Duke Pearson
b. 1839 (tk 4) She's A Carioca - 6:33(Antonio Carlos Jobim) / arr: Duke Pearson
Blue Note LP 12"BN-LA 394-H2 — Stanley Turrentine   (1975)
Blue Note CDCDP 7243 8 35283 5 — Blue Note Plays Jobim   (1996)
Blue Note CD0946 3 85193 2 4 — A Bluish Bag   (2007)
c. 1840 (tk 9) Samba Do Aviao - 5:08(Antonio Carlos Jobim) / arr: Duke Pearson
Blue Note LP 12"BN-LA 394-H2 — Stanley Turrentine   (1975)
Blue Note CD0946 3 85193 2 4 — A Bluish Bag   (2007)
d. 1841 (tk 14) Manhã De Carnaval - 5:51(Luiz Bonfá, Antonio María) / arr: Duke Pearson
Blue Note LP 12"BN LT 993 — New Time Shuffle   (1979)
Blue Note CD0946 3 85193 2 4 — A Bluish Bag   (2007)
e. 1842 (tk 15) What Now, My Love - 4:35(Gilbert Bécaud, Carl Sigman) / arr: Duke Pearson
Blue Note LP 12"BN LT 993 — New Time Shuffle   (1979)
Blue Note CD0946 3 85193 2 4 — A Bluish Bag   (2007)
f. 1843 (tk 24) Night Song - 6:28(Lee Adams, Charles Strouse) / arr: Duke Pearson
Blue Note LP 12"BN-LA 394-H2 — Stanley Turrentine   (1975)
Blue Note CD0946 3 85193 2 4 — A Bluish Bag   (2007)
g. 1844 (tk 32) Here's That Rainy Day - 5:29(Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke) / arr: Duke Pearson
Blue Note LP 12"BN LT 993 — New Time Shuffle   (1979)
Blue Note CD0946 3 85193 2 4 — A Bluish Bag   (2007)
h. tk 35alt Blues For Del(Stanley Turrentine) / arr: Duke Pearson
i. 1845 (tk 41) Blues For Del - 4:10(Stanley Turrentine) / arr: Duke Pearson
Blue Note LP 12"BN LT 993 — New Time Shuffle   (1979)
Blue Note CD0946 3 85193 2 4 — A Bluish Bag   (2007)

1845 was issued, contrary to Cuscuna/Ruppli "The Blue Note Label," first edition.


Date: April 19, 1967
Location: New York City
Label: Atlantic

Kenny Barron, Jimmy Owens (ldr), Bennie Maupin (f, ts), Jimmy Owens (t), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Freddie Waits (d)

a. You Had Better Listen - 8:30(Jimmy Owens)
b. The Night We Called It A Day - 5:08(Matt Dennis, Tom Adair)
c. Love, Where Are You? - 6:51(James Moody)
All titles on: Atlantic LP 12"SD 1491 — You Had Better Listen   (1967)
Collectables CDCOL-CD-6170 — You Had Better Listen   (2001)

Bennie Maupin (f) on b, (ts) on a-b.


Date: April 23, 1967
Location: Left Bank Jazz Society, Famous Ballroom, Baltimore, MD
Label: [private recording]

Freddie Hubbard (ldr), Bennie Maupin (ts), Freddie Hubbard (t), Kenny Barron (p), Herbie Lewis (b), Freddie Waits (d)

a. 01 Pensativa - 16:53(Clare Fischer)
b. 02 Echoes Of Blue - 10:35(Robert Cunningham)
c. 03 Crisis - 12:32(Freddie Hubbard)
d. 04 Willow, Weep For Me - 10:03(Ann Ronell)
e. 05 Bob's Place - 13:07(Freddie Hubbard)
All titles on: Label M CD495726 — Fastball - Live At The Left Bank   (2001)

Date: July 1, 1967 - evening
Location: Newport Jazz Festival - Festival Field, Newport, RI
Label: [radio broadcast]

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), James Moody (f, as, ts), Dizzy Gillespie (t), Kenny Barron (p), Frank Schifano (b), Otis 'Candy' Finch (d)

a. 01 Mas Que Nada(Jorge Ben)
b. 02 The Gentle Rain(Luiz Bonfá, Matt Dubey)
c. 03 Winter Samba(Dizzy Gillespie)
d. 04 Manteca(Dizzy Gillespie, Chano Pozo, Walter 'Gil' Fuller)
e. 04 St. Thomas(Traditional, Sonny Rollins)

d, e performed as medley.

Voice Of America tapes held by U.S. Library of Congress.

At least one additional unidentified selection. Personnel is somewhat speculative - uncertain whether Barron still with group or if Mike Longo has replaced him. Library of Congress listing shows Barron.


Date: August 10, 1967
Location: Plaza Sound Studios, New York City
Label: Milestone

Joe Henderson (ldr), Joe Henderson (ts), Mike Lawrence (t), Grachan Moncur III (tb), Kenny Barron (p, ep), Ron Carter (b), Louis Hayes (d)

a. Mamacita - 3:20(Joe Henderson)
b. The Kicker - 4:04(Joe Henderson)
c. Chelsea Bridge - 4:37(Billy Strayhorn)
d. If - 5:32(Joe Henderson)
e. Nardis - 4:40(Miles Davis)
f. Without A Song - 5:59(Vincent Youmans, Edward Eliscu, Billy Rose)
g. Mo' Joe - 4:08(Joe Henderson)
All titles on: Milestone LP 12"MSP-9008 — The Kicker   
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-465-2 — The Kicker   (1990)
Milestone CD8MCD-4413-2 — The Milestone Years   (1994)

Date: September 12, 1967
Location: Webster Hall, New York City
Label: Pacific Jazz

Booker Ervin (ldr), Booker Ervin (ts), Ray Copeland, Freddie Hubbard, Charles Tolliver, Richard Williams (t), Garnett Brown, Bennie Green (tb), Benny Powell (btb), Kenny Barron (p), Reggie Johnson (b), Lenny McBrowne (d), Teddy Edwards (con)

a. Baltimore Oriole - 4:42(Hoagy Carmichael, Paul Francis Webster) / arr: Teddy Edwards
Pacific Jazz LP 12"ST 20127 — Booker 'n' Brass   
b. St. Louis Blues - 4:11(W. C. Handy) / arr: Teddy Edwards
Pacific Jazz LP 12"ST 20127 — Booker 'n' Brass   
c. tk 03alt L. A. After Dark - 5:08(Teddy Edwards) / arr: Teddy Edwards
d. tk 06 L. A. After Dark - 5:03(Teddy Edwards) / arr: Teddy Edwards
Pacific Jazz LP 12"ST 20127 — Booker 'n' Brass   
e. tk 07alt L. A. After Dark - 5:05(Teddy Edwards) / arr: Teddy Edwards
All titles on: Pacific Jazz CDCDP 7243 4 94509 2 9 — Booker 'n' Brass   (1998)

Date: September 13, 1967
Location: Webster Hall, New York City
Label: Pacific Jazz

Booker Ervin (ldr), Booker Ervin (ts), Martin Banks, Johnny Coles, Ray Copeland, Richard Williams (t), Bennie Green, Britt Woodman (tb), Benny Powell (btb), Kenny Barron (p), Reggie Johnson (b), Lenny McBrowne (d), Teddy Edwards (con)

a. East Dallas Special - 4:37(Booker Ervin) / arr: Teddy Edwards
b. Salt Lake City - 4:22(Johnny Lange, Leon René) / arr: Teddy Edwards
c. Kansas City - 3:00(Mike Stoller, Jerry Lieber) / arr: Teddy Edwards
All titles on: Pacific Jazz LP 12"ST 20127 — Booker 'n' Brass   
Pacific Jazz CDCDP 7243 4 94509 2 9 — Booker 'n' Brass   (1998)

Date: September 14, 1967
Location: Webster Hall, New York City
Label: Pacific Jazz

Booker Ervin (ldr), Booker Ervin (ts), Martin Banks, Ray Copeland, Freddie Hubbard, Richard Williams (t), Garnett Brown, Bennie Green (tb), Kenny Barron (p), Reggie Johnson (b), Lenny McBrowne (d), Teddy Edwards (con)

a. Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans - 4:28(Edgar DeLange, Louis Alter) / arr: Teddy Edwards
b. Harlem Nocturne - 4:18(Earle Hagen, Dick Rogers) / arr: Teddy Edwards
c. I Left My Heart In San Francisco - 4:13(Douglass Cross, George Cory) / arr: Teddy Edwards
All titles on: Pacific Jazz LP 12"ST 20127 — Booker 'n' Brass   
Pacific Jazz CDCDP 7243 4 94509 2 9 — Booker 'n' Brass   (1998)

Date: September 27, 1967
Location: Plaza Sound Studios, New York City
Label: Milestone

Joe Henderson (ldr), Joe Henderson (ts), Kenny Barron (p, ep), Ron Carter (b), Louis Hayes (d)

a. Once I Loved [aka O Amor Em Paz] - 5:32(Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes, Ray Gilbert)
Milestone LP 12"MSP-9008 — The Kicker   
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-465-2 — The Kicker   (1990)
b. Tetragon - 5:37(Joe Henderson)
Milestone LP 12"MSP-9017 — Tetragon   
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-844-2 — Tetragon   (1995)
c. First Trip - 5:12(Ron Carter)
Milestone LP 12"MSP-9017 — Tetragon   
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-844-2 — Tetragon   (1995)
d. I've Got You Under My Skin - 4:57(Cole Porter)
Milestone LP 12"MSP-9017 — Tetragon   
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-844-2 — Tetragon   (1995)
All titles on: Milestone CD8MCD-4413-2 — The Milestone Years   (1994)

Date: November 13, 1967
Location: New York City
Label: Atlantic

Freddie Hubbard (ldr), James Spaulding (f, as), Bennie Maupin (ts), Freddie Hubbard (t), Kiane Zawadi (tb), Howard Johnson (tu), Kenny Barron, Weldon Irvine (p), Herbie Lewis (b), Freddie Waits (d), Roman 'Dog' Broadus (cga)

a. 13466 Latina - 4:44(Freddie Hubbard) / arr: Freddie Hubbard
Atlantic LP 12"SD2-314 — The Art Of Freddie Hubbard: The Atlantic Years   
Collectables CDCOL CD 6821 — Sing Me A Song Of Songmy/Echoes Of Blue   (2001)
b. 13467 Can't Let Her Go - 6:12(Weldon Irvine) / arr: Freddie Hubbard
c. 13468 High Blues Pressure - 7:31(Freddie Hubbard) / arr: Freddie Hubbard
Atlantic LP 12"SD2-314 — The Art Of Freddie Hubbard: The Atlantic Years   
All titles on: Atlantic LP 12"SD 1501 — High Blues Pressure   (1968)
Koch Jazz CDKOC-CD-8513 — High Blues Pressure   (1999)

James Spaulding (f) on a; Kiane Zawadi (tb) on a, c; Howard Johnson (tu) on a, c; Kenny Barron (p) on a, c; Weldon Irvine (p) on b; Roman 'Dog' Broadus (cga) on a, c.

Despite CD notes, no congas are present on b.


Date: December 22, 1967
Location: Impact Studios, New York City
Label: Prestige

Eric Kloss (ldr), Eric Kloss (as), Jimmy Owens (t, fh), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d)

a. a-01 Get The Money Blues - 2:33(Jimmy Owens)
Prestige LP 12"P 7565 — We're Goin' Up   (1968)
b. a-02 I Long To Belong To You - 6:48(Eric Kloss)
Prestige LP 12"P 7565 — We're Goin' Up   (1968)
c. a-03 Gentle Is My Lover - 7:51(Eric Kloss)
Prestige LP 12"P 7565 — We're Goin' Up   (1968)
d. b-01 We're Goin' Up - 5:34(Jimmy Owens)
Prestige LP 12"P 7565 — We're Goin' Up   (1968)
e. b-02 Of Wine And You - 6:06(Eric Kloss)
Prestige LP 12"P 7565 — We're Goin' Up   (1968)
f. b-03 Blues Up Tight - 5:53(Eric Kloss)
Prestige LP 12"P 7565 — We're Goin' Up   (1968)
g. Blues Jay-Oh Style(Jimmy Owens)

Date: December 29, 1967
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Blue Note

Tyrone Washington (ldr), James Spaulding (f, as), Tyrone Washington (ts), Woody Shaw (t), Kenny Barron (p), Reggie Workman (b), Joe Chambers (d)

a. 2015 (tk 4) Ethos - 6:10(Tyrone Washington)
b. 2016 (tk 7) Soul Dance - 8:00(Tyrone Washington)
c. 2017 (tk 11) Yearning For Love - 6:25(Tyrone Washington)
d. 2018 (tk 14) Positive Path - 8:00(Tyrone Washington)
e. 2019 (tk 15) Natural Essence - 4:57(Tyrone Washington)
f. 2020 (tk 18) Song Of Peace - 5:05(Tyrone Washington)
All titles on: Blue Note LP 12"BST 84274 — Natural Essence   (1968)
Blue Note CDTOCJ 4274 — Natural Essence   (1997)

James Spaulding (f) on a-e, (as) on a-e; Woody Shaw (t) on a-e.


Date: January 10, 1968
Location: New York City
Label: Atlantic

Freddie Hubbard (ldr), James Spaulding (f, as), Bennie Maupin (af, ts), Freddie Hubbard (t, fh), Kiane Zawadi (tb, eu), Howard Johnson (tu), Kenny Barron (p), Herbie Lewis (b), Louis Hayes (d)

a. 13724 For B. P. - 9:44(Freddie Hubbard) / arr: Freddie Hubbard
Atlantic LP 12"SD2-314 — The Art Of Freddie Hubbard: The Atlantic Years   
Collectables CDCOL CD 6821 — Sing Me A Song Of Songmy/Echoes Of Blue   (2001)
b. 13725 True Colors - 5:28(Freddie Hubbard) / arr: Freddie Hubbard
c. 13726 À Bientôt - 7:36(Billy Taylor) / arr: Freddie Hubbard
Collectables CDCOL CD 6821 — Sing Me A Song Of Songmy/Echoes Of Blue   (2001)
All titles on: Atlantic LP 12"SD 1501 — High Blues Pressure   (1968)
Koch Jazz CDKOC-CD-8513 — High Blues Pressure   (1999)

James Spaulding (f) on c, (as) on a-b; Bennie Maupin (af) on c, (ts) on a-b; Freddie Hubbard (t) on a-b, (fh) on c; Kiane Zawadi (tb) on a, (eu) on b; Howard Johnson (tu) on a-b.


Date: May 24, 1968
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Blue Note

Booker Ervin (ldr), Booker Ervin (ts), Woody Shaw (t), Kenny Barron (p), Jan Arnet (b), Billy Higgins (d)

a. tk 2 In A Capricornian Way - 5:47(Woody Shaw)
b. tk 7 Den Tex - 7:32(Booker Ervin)
c. tk 9 Lynn's Tune - 6:10(Booker Ervin)
d. tk 11 204 - 10:15(Booker Ervin)
e. tk 12 Gichi - 7:25(Kenny Barron)
All titles on: Blue Note LP 12"BN-LA 488-H2 — Back From The Gig   (1976)
Blue Note CD0946 3 11439 2 2 — Tex Book Tenor   (2005)

Date: December 11, 1968
Location: New York City
Label: Atlantic

Freddie Hubbard (ldr), Carlos Garnett (ts), Freddie Hubbard (t), Billy Butler (g), Kenny Barron (p), Gary Illingworth (org), Jerry Jemmott (eb), Grady Tate (d)

a. 15851 South Street Stroll - 4:26(Kenny Barron)
b. 15852 Soul Turn Around - 3:57(Walter Bishop, Jr.)
c. 15853 Good Humor Man - 3:40(Don Pickett)
All titles on: Atlantic LP 12"SD 1526 — A Soul Experiment   (1969)
Collectables CDCOL-CD-6404 — A Soul Experiment/Autobiography   (2000)

Date: December 13, 1968
Location: New York City
Label: Atlantic

Freddie Hubbard (ldr), Freddie Hubbard (t), Eric Gale (g), Kenny Barron (p), Gary Illingworth (org), Jerry Jemmott (eb), Grady Tate (d)

a. 15854 A Soul Experiment - 3:55(Freddie Hubbard)
b. 15855 Clap Your Hands - 3:23(Don Pickett)
c. 15856 Wichita Lineman - 3:15(Jimmy Webb)
All titles on: Atlantic LP 12"SD 1526 — A Soul Experiment   (1969)
Collectables CDCOL-CD-6404 — A Soul Experiment/Autobiography   (2000)

Date: January 3 and February 11, 1969
Location: Plaza Sound Studio, New York City
Label: Milestone

James Moody (ldr), James Moody (f, af, ss), Joe Farrell (af, ob, as), Cecil Payne (bar), Johnny Coles (t, fh), Tom McIntosh (tb, con), Sam Brown (g), Kenny Barron (p), Ron Carter (b), Ben Tucker (b, eb), Freddie Waits (d)

a. a-01 Main Stem - 3:37(Duke Ellington) / arr: Tom McIntosh, Heiner Stadler
b. a-02 Everyone Needs It - 4:06(James Moody) / arr: Tom McIntosh
c. a-03 Savannah Calling - 4:14(James Moody) / arr: Tom McIntosh
d. a-04 A Statement - 5:17(James Moody) / arr: Tom McIntosh
e. b-04 Old Folks - 5:49(Willard Robison, Dedette Hill) / arr: Tom McIntosh
All titles on: Milestone LP 12"MSP 9023 — The Blues And Other Colors   
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-954-2 — The Blues And Other Colors   (1997)

James Moody (f) on d, (af) on e, (ss) on a-d; Sam Brown (g) on b-c, e; Ron Carter (b) on a, d; Ben Tucker (b) on a-b, e, (eb) on c.

Uncertain as to specifics of two separate sessions.


Date: January 21, 1969
Location: New York City
Label: Atlantic

Freddie Hubbard (ldr), Carlos Garnett (ts), Freddie Hubbard (t), Eric Gale (g), Kenny Barron (p), Gary Illingworth (org), Jerry Jemmott (eb), Grady Tate (d)

a. 16165 Lonely Soul - 3:00(Freddie Hubbard)
Atlantic LP 12"SD2-314 — The Art Of Freddie Hubbard: The Atlantic Years   
b. 16166 Hang 'Em Up - 3:04(Carlos Garnett)
c. 16167 No Time To Lose - 4:29(Carlos Garnett)
d. 16168 Midnite Soul - 5:16(Freddie Hubbard)
Atlantic LP 12"SD2-314 — The Art Of Freddie Hubbard: The Atlantic Years   
All titles on: Atlantic LP 12"SD 1526 — A Soul Experiment   (1969)
Collectables CDCOL-CD-6404 — A Soul Experiment/Autobiography   (2000)

Date: May 16, 1969
Location: Regent Sound, New York City
Label: Atlantic

Freddie Hubbard (ldr), James Spaulding (f, as), Freddie Hubbard (t, fh), Kenny Barron (p, ep), Reggie Workman (b), Louis Hayes (d), Carlos 'Patato' Valdés (per)

a. 17129 Eclipse - 8:16(Freddie Hubbard) / arr: Freddie Hubbard
Atlantic LP 12"SD 1549 — The Black Angel   (1970)
Koch Jazz CDKOC-CD-8538 — The Black Angel   (2000)
b. 17130 The Black Angel - 8:17(Kenny Barron) / arr: Freddie Hubbard
Atlantic LP 12"SD 1549 — The Black Angel   (1970)
Koch Jazz CDKOC-CD-8538 — The Black Angel   (2000)
c. 17131 Spacetrack - 16:57(Freddie Hubbard) / arr: Freddie Hubbard
Atlantic LP 12"SD2-314 — The Art Of Freddie Hubbard: The Atlantic Years   
Atlantic LP 12"SD 1549 — The Black Angel   (1970)
Koch Jazz CDKOC-CD-8538 — The Black Angel   (2000)
d. 17132 Ginger arr: Freddie Hubbard
e. 17133 Coral Keys - 5:20(Walter Bishop, Jr.) / arr: Freddie Hubbard
Atlantic LP 12"SD 1549 — The Black Angel   (1970)
Koch Jazz CDKOC-CD-8538 — The Black Angel   (2000)
f. 17134 Gittin' Down - 6:37(Freddie Hubbard) / arr: Freddie Hubbard
Atlantic LP 12"SD 1549 — The Black Angel   (1970)
Koch Jazz CDKOC-CD-8538 — The Black Angel   (2000)

James Spaulding (f) on a-b, e, (as) on c-d, f; Freddie Hubbard (t) on c-d, f, (fh) on a-b, e; Kenny Barron (p) on a-b, d-e, (ep) on c, f; Carlos 'Patato' Valdés (per) on b-f.


Date: October 3, 1969
Location: A & R Studios, New York City
Label: Blue Note

Bobby Hutcherson (ldr), Harold Land (ts), Bobby Hutcherson (vib), Wally Richardson (g), Kenny Barron (p), Herbie Lewis (b), Joe Chambers (d), Candido Camero (cga), Hilda Harris, Gene McDaniels, Albertine M. Robinson, Christine Spencer (v)

a. 5223 (tk 3) Herbie's Tune(Herbie Lewis)
b. 5224 Slow Change(Bobby Hutcherson, Eugene B. McDaniels)
c. 5225 (tk 6) Now - 2:44(Bobby Hutcherson, Eugene B. McDaniels)
Blue Note LP 12"BST 84333 — Now!   (1969)
Blue Note CD7243 4 73164 2 5 — Now!   (2004)
d. 5226 (tk 10) Hello To The Wind - 5:56(Joe Chambers)
Blue Note LP 12"BST 84333 — Now!   (1969)
Blue Note CD7243 4 73164 2 5 — Now!   (2004)
e. 5227 The Creators(Herbie Lewis)
f. 5228 Black Heroes(Harold Land)

Harold Land (ts) on a-b, d-f; Candido Camero (cga) on a-b, d-f; Gene McDaniels (v) on b-f.

Composer of a. needs confirmation.


Date: March 6, 1970
Location: Record Plant, New York City
Label: Polydor

Jimmy Owens (ldr), Jimmy Owens (t, fh), Kenny Barron (p, ep), Chris White (b, eb), Billy Cobham (d)

a. 534 Lo-Slo-Bluze - 6:45(Jimmy Owens)
b. 536 Complicity - 8:15(Jimmy Owens)
c. 537 Chicago Light Green - 2:46(Kenny Barron)
d. 539 Milan Is Love - 5:05(Jimmy Owens)
All titles on: Polydor LP 12"24-4031 — "No Escaping It"   

Jimmy Owens (t) on a-c, (fh) on d; Kenny Barron (p) on b, d, (ep) on a, c; Chris White (b) on a-b, d, (eb) on c.


Date: March 13, 1970
Location: Record Plant, New York City
Label: Polydor

Jimmy Owens (ldr), Billy Harper (f, ts), Howard Johnson (bar, tu), Jimmy Owens (t, fh), Ray Alonge (frh), Sam Brown (g), Kenny Barron (p, ep), Chris White (eb), Billy Cobham (d)

a. 533 Didn't We - 3:07(Jimmy Webb) / arr: Jimmy Owens
b. 535 Put It All Togetha - 3:45(Jimmy Owens) / arr: Jimmy Owens
c. 538 No Escaping It - 6:05(Jimmy Owens) / arr: Jimmy Owens
d. 540 Funk-A-De-Mama - 5:34(Jimmy Owens) / arr: Jimmy Owens
All titles on: Polydor LP 12"24-4031 — "No Escaping It"   

Billy Harper (f) on b; Howard Johnson (bar) on a, c, (tu) on b-d; Jimmy Owens (fh) on a; Kenny Barron (p) on c, (ep) on a-b, d.


Date: July 20, 1970
Location: Regent Sound, New York City
Label: Atlantic

Freddie Hubbard (ldr), Junior Cook (ts), Freddie Hubbard (t, fh), Kenny Barron (p), Art 'Juni' Booth (b), Louis Hayes (d), Ilhan Mimaroglu (con)

a. 19716 Sing Me A Song Of Songmy(Ilhan Mimaroglu) / arr: Ilhan Mimaroglu
b. 19717 Interlude I(Ilhan Mimaroglu) / arr: Ilhan Mimaroglu
Atlantic LP 12"SD2-314 — The Art Of Freddie Hubbard: The Atlantic Years   
c. 19718 Threnody For Sharon Tate (Prelude & Comment) - 7:43(Ilhan Mimaroglu) / arr: Ilhan Mimaroglu
Atlantic LP 12"SD2-314 — The Art Of Freddie Hubbard: The Atlantic Years   
All titles on: Atlantic LP 12"SD 1576 — Sing Me A Song Of Songmy   (1971)
Collectables CDCOL CD 6821 — Sing Me A Song Of Songmy/Echoes Of Blue   (2001)

Freddie Hubbard (ldr) on b-c, (t) on b-c, (fh) on c; Junior Cook (ts) on b-c; Kenny Barron (p) on b-c; Art 'Juni' Booth (b) on b-c; Louis Hayes (d) on b-c.

Extensive overdubbing and tape processing was conducted for this project, subtitled "a fantasy for electromagnetic tape." Timings are based on the finished album. The Atlantic files show 19716 which is the title of the entire suite. It is assumed that this includes the trumpet, tenor, and piano contributions to "This Is Combat, I Know" and the quintet contributions to "The Crowd" as well as the trumpet solos on "Monodrama" and "Postlude." These sections of the suite are not mentioned in the Atlantic files. See session of 8/10/70 for note on "This Is Combat, I Know."


Date: August 10, 1970
Location: Regent Sound, New York City
Label: Atlantic

Freddie Hubbard (ldr), Junior Cook (ts), Freddie Hubbard (t, spk), Kenny Barron (p), Art 'Juni' Booth (b), Louis Hayes (d), Ilhan Mimaroglu (con)

a. 19856 Sequence(Ilhan Mimaroglu) / arr: Ilhan Mimaroglu
b. 19857 Black Soldier(Ilhan Mimaroglu) / arr: Ilhan Mimaroglu
Atlantic LP 12"SD2-314 — The Art Of Freddie Hubbard: The Atlantic Years   
Atlantic LP 12"SD 1576 — Sing Me A Song Of Songmy   (1971)
Collectables CDCOL CD 6821 — Sing Me A Song Of Songmy/Echoes Of Blue   (2001)
c. 19858 Poverty(Ilhan Mimaroglu) / arr: Ilhan Mimaroglu
d. 19859 What A Good Time For A Kent State - 1:27(Ilhan Mimaroglu) / arr: Ilhan Mimaroglu
Atlantic LP 12"SD 1576 — Sing Me A Song Of Songmy   (1971)
Collectables CDCOL CD 6821 — Sing Me A Song Of Songmy/Echoes Of Blue   (2001)
e. 19860 And Yet, There Could Be Love(Ilhan Mimaroglu) / arr: Ilhan Mimaroglu
Atlantic LP 12"SD 1576 — Sing Me A Song Of Songmy   (1971)
Collectables CDCOL CD 6821 — Sing Me A Song Of Songmy/Echoes Of Blue   (2001)

Junior Cook (ts) on a, c-d; Freddie Hubbard (t) on a, c-e, (spk) on b; Kenny Barron (p) on a, c-d; Art 'Juni' Booth (b) on a, c-d; Louis Hayes (d) on a, c-d.

Extensive overdubbing was conducted for this project. Timings are based on the finished album. Although "Poverty" is listed as unissued, this is the title of the poem read during "This Is Combat, I Know," which is not mentioned elsewhere in the Atlantic files. There are trumpet, tenor, and piano contributions to "This Is Combat, I Know" which may have been recorded at this session.


Date: August 28, 1970
Location: Jazzhaus, Hamburg, Germany
Label: [private recording]

Freddie Hubbard (ldr), Junior Cook (ts), Freddie Hubbard (t), Kenny Barron (p), Art 'Juni' Booth (b), Louis Hayes (d)

a. [unknown titles](Composer Unknown)

Private recording exists. No details.


Date: September 23, 1970
Location: Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Label: [private recording]

Freddie Hubbard (ldr), Junior Cook (ts), Freddie Hubbard (t, fh), Kenny Barron (p), Art 'Juni' Booth (b), Louis Hayes (d)

a. 01 For B. P. - 12:14(Freddie Hubbard)
b. 02 Here's That Rainy Day - 10:48(Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
c. 03 Straight Life - 17:10(Freddie Hubbard)
d. 04 Without A Song - 10:36(Vincent Youmans, Edward Eliscu, Billy Rose)

Timings are for speed-corrected version. Sometimes circulates running slow.


Date: September 1, 1971
Location: Atlantic Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Atlantic

Yusef Lateef (ldr), Albert 'Tootie' Heath (f, d), Yusef Lateef (f, ob, ts), Kenny Barron, Ray Bryant (p, ep), Bob Cunningham, Sam Jones (b), Bill Salter (eb), Ladji Camara (per), Kermit Moore (vc)

a. 22863 African Song - 4:49(Kenny Barron)
Atlantic LP 12"SD 1602 — The Gentle Giant   (1972)
b. 22864 Pink Perfume(Bernard Courtney)
c. 22865 Nicole And Nile(Kenny Barron)
d. 22866 Yusef's Mood(Yusef Lateef)
e. 22868 I'm Getting Sentimental Over You - 9:50(Ned Washington, George Bassman)
Atlantic LP 12"SD 1650 — Part Of The Search   
Atlantic CD71553 — Part Of The Search   (1994)
f. 22869 Lowland Lullaby - 2:12(Traditional) / arr: Albert 'Tootie' Heath
Atlantic LP 12"SD 1602 — The Gentle Giant   (1972)
g. 22870 The Poor Fisherman - 3:39(Yusef Lateef)
Atlantic LP 12"SD 1602 — The Gentle Giant   (1972)

Albert 'Tootie' Heath (f) on f-g, (d) on a-e; Yusef Lateef (f) on a-e, (ob) on a-e; Kenny Barron (p) on a-e, (ep) on a-e; Ray Bryant (p) on a-e, (ep) on a-e; Bob Cunningham (b) on a-e; Sam Jones (b) on a-e; Bill Salter (eb) on a-e; Ladji Camara (per) on a-e; Kermit Moore (vc) on f.

Lateef credited as playing flute, bamboo flute, and pneumatic flute.

22867 is untitled


Date: September 2, 1971
Location: Atlantic Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Atlantic

Yusef Lateef (ldr), Yusef Lateef (f, ob, ts), Kenny Barron, Ray Bryant (p, ep), Bob Cunningham, Sam Jones (b), Bill Salter (eb), Albert 'Tootie' Heath (d), Ladji Camara (per)

a. 22889 Jungle Plum - 4:57(Kenny Barron)
Atlantic LP 12"SD 1602 — The Gentle Giant   (1972)
b. 22890 Bellow Yellow Bell - 5:02(Yusef Lateef)
Atlantic LP 12"SD 1602 — The Gentle Giant   (1972)
c. 22891 Lamb's Tongue
d. 22892 Nubian Lady - 6:38(Kenny Barron)
Atlantic LP 12"SD 1602 — The Gentle Giant   (1972)
Atlantic CDR2 71551 — Every Village Has A Song   (1994)

Lateef credited as playing flute, bamboo flute, and pneumatic flute.


Date: September 13, 1971
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Prestige

Idris Muhammad (ldr), Clarence Thomas (f, ss, ts, per), Virgil Jones (t), Alan Fontaine, Melvin Sparks (g), Kenny Barron (ep), Ron Carter (b), Jimmy Lewis (eb), Idris Muhammad (d, per, v), Bobby Caldwell (cga), Angel Allende (per), Sakinah Muhammad (v)

a. Brother, You Know You're Doing Wrong - 5:35(Idris Muhammad) / arr: Clarence Thomas
b. Don't Knock My Love - 4:50(Brad Shapiro, Wilson Pickett) / arr: Clarence Thomas
c. I'm A Believer - 5:16(Idris Muhammad) / arr: Clarence Thomas
All titles on: Prestige LP 12"P 10036 — Peace And Rhythm   
Beat Goes Public CDCDBGPD 046 — Black Rhythm Revolution/Peace And Rhythm   (1992)
Prestige CDPRCD-24170-2 — Legends Of Acid Jazz   (1996)

Sakinah Muhammad (v) on a, c.


Date: September 20, 1971
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Prestige

Idris Muhammad (ldr), Clarence Thomas (f, ss, ts, per), Virgil Jones (t), William Bivens (vib), Alan Fontaine, Melvin Sparks (g), Kenny Barron (ep), Ron Carter (b), Jimmy Lewis (eb), Idris Muhammad (d, per, v), Bobby Caldwell (cga), Angel Allende (per)

a. Peace And Rhythm Suite: Peace - 11:54(Idris Muhammad) / arr: Clarence Thomas
b. Peace And Rhythm Suite: Rhythm - 5:55(Clarence Thomas) / arr: Clarence Thomas
Both titles on: Prestige LP 12"P 10036 — Peace And Rhythm   
Beat Goes Public CDCDBGPD 046 — Black Rhythm Revolution/Peace And Rhythm   (1992)
Prestige CDPRCD-24170-2 — Legends Of Acid Jazz   (1996)

Date: October 16, 1971
Location: Aula der Kantonsschule, Baden, Switzerland
Label: [radio broadcast]

Yusef Lateef (ldr), Albert 'Tootie' Heath (f, d), Yusef Lateef (f, ts), Kenny Barron (p), Bob Cunningham (b)

a. 01 Water Pistol - 12:54(Yusef Lateef)
b. 02 Lowland Lullaby - 3:43(Traditional)
c. 03 Habibi - 11:37(Kenny Barron)
d. 04 Yesterdays - 10:19(Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach)
e. 05 I'll Remember April - 7:45(Don Raye, Gene DePaul, Patricia Johnston)
f. 07 Dunia - 7:56(Albert 'Tootie' Heath)
g. 08 The Poor Fisherman - 4:16(Yusef Lateef)
h. 09 Untitled - 20:30(Kenny Barron)

d, e performed as medley.

Albert 'Tootie' Heath (f) on b, g, (d) on a, c-f, h; Yusef Lateef (f) on c-e, g-h, (ts) on a, f, h; Kenny Barron (p) on a, c-f, h; Bob Cunningham (b) on a-f, h.

Additional unknown selection #6 (20:23) (composer unknown). The final piece is announced as by Barron "He call it Untitled." Further details needed to determine if this piece was later retitled.


Date: October 20, 1971
Location: Lila Eule, Bremen, Germany
Label: [radio broadcast]

Yusef Lateef (ldr), Yusef Lateef (f, ob, ts), Kenny Barron (p), Bob Cunningham (b), Albert 'Tootie' Heath (d)

a. 01 See See Rider - 13:32(Gertrude 'Ma' Rainey, Lena Arrant)
b. 02 Lowland Lullaby - 3:51(Traditional)
c. 06 Straighten Up And Fly Right - 13:25(Irving Mills, Nat King Cole)
d. 07 Habibi - 8:51(Kenny Barron)
e. 09 I'm Getting Sentimental Over You - 10:44(Ned Washington, George Bassman)

07 is incomplete on only known source. Additional unknown selections: #3 (16:08); #4 (2:05); #5 (18:39); #8 (21:40).


Date: October 21, 1971
Location: Jazzhaus, Hamburg, Germany
Label: [radio broadcast]

Yusef Lateef (ldr), Yusef Lateef (f, ts), Kenny Barron (p), Bob Cunningham (b), Albert 'Tootie' Heath (d)

a. 01 Out Of Nowhere - 18:41(Johnny Green, Edward Heyman)
b. 03 Habibi - 13:17(Kenny Barron)
c. 04 Yesterdays - 9:30(Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach)
d. 05 I'll Remember April - 9:35(Don Raye, Gene DePaul, Patricia Johnston)

Yusef Lateef (f) on b-d, (ts) on a.

One additional unknown selection #2 (12:43).


Date: October 22, 1971
Location: Zaal Groenendaal, Doetinchem, Netherlands
Label: [radio broadcast]

Yusef Lateef (ldr), Yusef Lateef (f, ob, ts), Kenny Barron (p), Bob Cunningham (b), Albert 'Tootie' Heath (d)

a. Yesterdays - 11:44(Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach)
b. I'll Remember April - 9:34(Don Raye, Gene DePaul, Patricia Johnston)
c. I'm Getting Sentimental Over You - 13:18(Ned Washington, George Bassman)
d. In The Evening When The Sun Goes Down - 16:34(Don Raye, LeRoy Carr)
e. Yusef's Mood - 17:23(Yusef Lateef)

Yusef Lateef (f) on a-b, (ob) on d, (ts) on c, e.

d. identified by radio announcer as "In The Evening"


Date: November 21, 1971
Location: Jazz Workshop, Boston, MA
Label: [radio broadcast]

Yusef Lateef (ldr), Yusef Lateef (f, ob, ts), Kenny Barron (p), Bob Cunningham (b), Albert 'Tootie' Heath (d)

a. 01 Water Pistol - 13:49(Yusef Lateef)
b. 02 I'm Getting Sentimental Over You - 12:00(Ned Washington, George Bassman)
c. 03 Eboness - 12:23(Roy Brooks)

Two additional selections (5:25/20:50) - titles unknown.


Date: 1971-1972?
Location: Record Plant, New York City
Label: Mainstream

Buddy Terry (ldr), Buddy Terry (f, ss, ts), Eddie Henderson (t, fh), Woody Shaw (t), Kenny Barron (p), Joanne Brackeen (p, ep), Stanley Clarke, Mchezaji (b), Billy Hart, Lenny White (d), James Mtume Foreman, Airto Moreira (per)

a. a-01 Quiet Afternoon - 10:09(Stanley Clarke)
b. a-02 Paranoia - 10:45(Buddy Terry)
c. b-01 Baba Hengates - 17:07(James Mtume Foreman)
All titles on: Mainstream LP 12"MRL 356 — Pure Dynamite   (1972)

No date given. No information on what appears to be two sessions. Soloists on a-01: Eddie Henderson, Joanne Brackeen, Stanley Clarke, Lenny White, Airto Moreira, Buddy Terry. Soloists on a-02: Woody Shaw, Joanne Brackeen, Billy Hart, Airto Moreira, Buddy Terry. Soloists on b-01: Woody Shaw, Kenny Barron, Stanley Clarke, Buddy Terry.


Date: ca. 1972
Location: New York City
Label: Savoy

Bill Barron (ldr), Bill Barron (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Al Hicks (d)

a. a-01 Motivation(Bill Barron)
b. a-02 Land Of Sunshine(Bill Barron)
c. a-03 Blues For R. A.(Bill Barron)
d. b-01 Cosmos(Kenny Barron)
e. b-02 Hold Back Tomorrow(Bill Barron)
f. b-03 Mental Vibrations(Bill Barron)
All titles on: Savoy LP 12"12303 — Motivation   

No date given.


Date: March 1, 1972
Location: Bell Sound Studio, New York City
Label: Cobblestone

Jimmy Heath (ldr), Jimmy Heath (f, ss, ts), Kenny Barron (p, ep), Bob Cranshaw (eb), Albert 'Tootie' Heath (d), James Mtume Foreman (cga, per)

a. a-01 Heritage Hum - 7:45(Jimmy Heath)
b. a-02 Invitation - 5:41(Paul Francis Webster, Bronislau Kaper)
c. a-03 A Sound For Sore Ears - 7:16(Jimmy Heath)
d. b-01 Gap Sealer - 7:25(Jimmy Heath)
e. b-02 Angel Man - 7:14(Jimmy Heath)
PHo CD8004 — Coolin' - A Soul Jazz Journey   (1996)
f. b-03 Alkebu-Lan (Land Of The Blacks) - 7:27(James Mtume Foreman)
All titles on: Cobblestone LP 12"CST 9012 — The Gap Sealer   (1972)
Muse LP 12"MR 5138 — Jimmy   (1979)

Jimmy Heath (f) on e, (ss) on b, d, (ts) on a, c-d, f; Kenny Barron (p) on b, f, (ep) on a, c-e.


Date: May 8, 1972
Location: Atlantic Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Atlantic

Yusef Lateef (ldr), Yusef Lateef (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Al White (org), The J. C. White Singers (v)

a. 24386 Move On Up A Little Higher arr: Yusef Lateef
b. 24387 His Eye Is On The Sparrow - 5:32(Traditional) / arr: Yusef Lateef
Atlantic LP 12"SD 1635 — Hush 'n' Thunder   (1973)
32 Jazz CD32059 — The Man With The Big Front Yard   (1998)
Collectables CDCOL CD 6353 — Hush 'n' Thunder   (2002)
c. 24388 Last Mile Of The Way arr: Yusef Lateef

Studio may be Regent Sound Studios where some of this album was recorded.


Date: May 9, 1972
Location: Atlantic Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Atlantic

Yusef Lateef (ldr), Yusef Lateef (f, ts), Kenny Barron (p), Al White (org), The J. C. White Singers (v)

a. 24411 A City Called Heaven(Traditional) / arr: Yusef Lateef
b. 24412 Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child(Traditional) / arr: Yusef Lateef
c. 24413 Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen(Traditional) / arr: Yusef Lateef
d. 24414 Summertime(George Gershwin, Dubose Heyward) / arr: Yusef Lateef

Date: May 10, 1972
Location: Atlantic Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Atlantic

Yusef Lateef (ldr), Yusef Lateef (f, ts), Kenny Barron (p), Al White (org), Kermit Moore (vc), The J. C. White Singers (v)

a. 24415 Faith Can Move A Mountain
b. 24416 Heaven Heaven
c. 24417 This Old Building - 2:42(Cleophus Robinson) / arr: Yusef Lateef
Atlantic LP 12"SD 1635 — Hush 'n' Thunder   (1973)
Atlantic CDR2 71551 — Every Village Has A Song   (1994)
32 Jazz CD32059 — The Man With The Big Front Yard   (1998)
Collectables CDCOL CD 6353 — Hush 'n' Thunder   (2002)

Yusef Lateef (f) on a-b, (ts) on c; Kenny Barron (p) on c; Al White (org) on c; Kermit Moore (vc) on a-b; The J. C. White Singers (v) on c.

Studio may be Regent Sound Studios where some of this album was recorded.

Personnel on unissued tracks is uncertain.


Date: May 18, 1972
Location: Atlantic Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Atlantic

Yusef Lateef (ldr), Yusef Lateef (f), Cornell Dupree, Keith Loving, David Spinozza (g), Kenny Barron (ep), Gordon Edwards (eb)

a. 24608 I'm Gonna Live The Life I Sing About My Song
b. 24609 Destination Paradise - 3:54(Yusef Lateef)
Atlantic LP 12"SD 1635 — Hush 'n' Thunder   (1973)
32 Jazz CD32059 — The Man With The Big Front Yard   (1998)
Collectables CDCOL CD 6353 — Hush 'n' Thunder   (2002)

Studio may be Regent Sound Studios where some of this album was recorded.


Date: late May 1972
Location: Record Plant, New York City
Label: Mainstream

Pete Yellin (ldr), Pete Yellin (f, as), Eddie Henderson (t, fh), Kenny Barron (ep), Stanley Clarke (b), Billy Hart (d), Dom Um Romão (per)

a. a-01 Dance Of Allegra - 11:27(Pete Yellin)
b. a-02 Esculynn - 6:00(Pete Yellin)
c. b-01 Bird And The Ouija Board - 12:35(Pete Yellin)
d. b-02 Mebakush - 9:15(Pete Yellin)
All titles on: Mainstream LP 12"MRL 363 — Dance Of Allegra   (1972)




Date: July 1972
Location: Sweden
Label: [radio broadcast]

Yusef Lateef (ldr), Albert 'Tootie' Heath (f, d), Yusef Lateef (f, ts), Kenny Barron (p), Bob Cunningham (b)

a. 01 Inside Atlantis - 15:09
b. 02 Lowland Lullaby - 4:20(Traditional)
c. 03 Eboness - 13:34(Roy Brooks)
d. 04 A Flower - 5:32(Kenny Barron)
e. 05 Yusef's Mood - 20:22(Yusef Lateef)

Albert 'Tootie' Heath (f) on b, (d) on a, c, e; Yusef Lateef (f) on c-d, (ts) on a, e; Kenny Barron (p) on a, c-e; Bob Cunningham (b) on a-c, e.


Date: July 6, 1972
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Label: [radio broadcast]

Yusef Lateef (ldr), Yusef Lateef (f), Kenny Barron (p), Bob Cunningham (b), Albert 'Tootie' Heath (d)

a. [unknown titles](Composer Unknown)

TT: 12:34


Date: July 22, 1972
Location: Heineken Jazzaldia - Plaza de la Trinidad, San Sebastián, Spain
Label: [television broadcast]

Kenny Barron, Mulgrew Miller, Dado Moroni, Eric Reed (p)

a. 01 Just You, Just Me(Jesse Greer, Raymond Klages)
b. 02 Raise Four(Thelonious Monk)
c. 03 Reflections(Thelonious Monk)
d. 05 Let's Cool One(Thelonious Monk)
e. 06 I'm Getting Sentimental Over You(Ned Washington, George Bassman)
f. 08 Rhythm-a-ning(Thelonious Monk)

Broadcast on TVE2 on August 24, 2012.

Further details needed.


Date: July 28, 1972
Location: Pescara, Italy
Label: [private recording]

Yusef Lateef (ldr), Yusef Lateef (f, ob, ts), Kenny Barron (p), Bob Cunningham (b), Albert 'Tootie' Heath (d)

a. [unknown titles](Composer Unknown)

Date: September 25, 1972
Location: Atlantic Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Atlantic

Yusef Lateef (ldr), Yusef Lateef (f, ts), Hugh McCracken, David Spinozza (g), Kenny Barron (p, ep), Bill Salter (b), Albert 'Tootie' Heath, Jimmy Johnson [ii] (d), Ralph MacDonald (per), Monroe 'Bones' Constantino (v)

a. 25373 The Mournin' Bench(Kenny Barron)
b. 25374 Prayer - 3:19(Kenny Barron)
Atlantic LP 12"SD 1635 — Hush 'n' Thunder   (1973)
32 Jazz CD32059 — The Man With The Big Front Yard   (1998)
Collectables CDCOL CD 6353 — Hush 'n' Thunder   (2002)
c. 25375 John The Conqueror(Kenny Barron)

Yusef Lateef (ts) on a, c; Hugh McCracken (g) on a, c; David Spinozza (g) on a, c; Kenny Barron (ep) on a, c; Albert 'Tootie' Heath (d) on a, c; Jimmy Johnson [ii] (d) on a, c; Ralph MacDonald (per) on a, c; Monroe 'Bones' Constantino (v) on b.

Studio may be Regent Sound Studios where some of this album was recorded.

Lateef credited as also playing shenai on "Prayer."


Date: September 26, 1972
Location: Atlantic Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Atlantic

Yusef Lateef (ldr), Yusef Lateef (f, ts), Jimmy Owens (fh), Kenny Barron, Ray Bryant (p), Bob Cunningham (b), Bill Salter (eb), Albert 'Tootie' Heath (d), Kermit Moore (vc), Monroe 'Bones' Constantino (v)

a. 25376 The Hump - 4:39(Kenny Barron) / arr: Kenny Barron
b. 25377 Sunset - 7:53(Kenny Barron) / arr: Yusef Lateef
c. 25378 Opus (part 1) - 3:26(Kenny Barron) / arr: Kenny Barron
d. 25729 Opus (part 2) - 4:40(Kenny Barron) / arr: Kenny Barron
All titles on: Atlantic LP 12"SD 1635 — Hush 'n' Thunder   (1973)
32 Jazz CD32059 — The Man With The Big Front Yard   (1998)
Collectables CDCOL CD 6353 — Hush 'n' Thunder   (2002)

Yusef Lateef (f) on b-d, (ts) on a; Jimmy Owens (fh) on a; Ray Bryant (p) on c-d; Bill Salter (eb) on c-d; Kermit Moore (vc) on c-d; Monroe 'Bones' Constantino (v) on c-d.

Studio may be Regent Sound Studios where some of this album was recorded.


Date: September 27, 1972
Location: Atlantic Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Atlantic

Yusef Lateef (ldr), Yusef Lateef (f, ts), Jimmy Owens (t), Kenny Barron (p), Bob Cunningham (b), Albert 'Tootie' Heath (d)

a. 25379 If And Only If
b. 25380 Tunis
c. 25381 B.M.C.C.
d. 25382 A Flower(Kenny Barron)
e. 25384 The Time Machine(Kenny Barron)
f. 25385 Things Do This

Studio not definite.

Additional selection: 25383 "Spartacus" - uncertain whether this is the film theme or another composition.


Date: November 19, 1972
Location: New York City
Label: [radio broadcast]

Bill Barron, Kenny Barron (ldr), Bill Barron (ts), Kenny Barron (p)

a. [unknown titles](Composer Unknown)

Remaining personnel unknown.


Date: January 15, 1973
Location: Media Sound, New York City
Label: Muse

James Moody (ldr), James Moody (f, as, ts), Freddie Waits (f, d, per), Kenny Barron (p, ep, key), Larry Ridley (b)

a. a-01 Anthropology - 9:07(Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie)
b. a-02 Dreams - 4:59(Kenny Barron)
c. a-03 Autumn Leaves [aka Les Feuilles Mortes] - 9:31(Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prevert, Johnny Mercer)
d. b-01 Wave - 7:46(Antonio Carlos Jobim)
e. b-02 Morning Glory - 7:21(Kenny Barron)
f. b-03 Kriss Kross - 5:44(Red Holloway, Art Hillery)
All titles on: Muse LP 12"MR 5020 — Feelin' It Together   
Muse CDMCD 5020 — Feelin' It Together   (1995)
32 Jazz CD32045 — Feelin' It Together   (1997)

James Moody (f) on b, d, (as) on a, e, (ts) on c, f; Freddie Waits (f) on d, (per) on d, f; Kenny Barron (p) on a, c, (ep) on b, d-f, (key) on f.


Date: April 2, 1973
Location: RCA Studios, New York City
Label: Muse

Kenny Barron (ldr), Freddie Waits (f, d, per), Warren Smith (vib, per), Kenny Barron (p, ep, per), Bob Cranshaw (eb, per), Richard 'Pablo' Landrum (cga, per)

a. a-01 Sunset - 9:08(Kenny Barron)
b. a-02 A Flower - 6:56(Kenny Barron)
c. a-03 Swamp Demon - 4:43(Kenny Barron)
d. b-01 Al-Kifha - 6:17(Freddie Waits)
e. b-02 Dolores Street S.F. - 6:43(Kenny Barron)
f. b-03 Dawn - 6:03(Kenny Barron)
PHo CD8004 — Coolin' - A Soul Jazz Journey   (1996)
All titles on: Muse LP 12"MR 5018 — Sunset To Dawn   (1973)
Muse CDMCD 6014 — Sunset To Dawn   
32 Jazz CD32023 — Soft Spoken Here   (1997)

Freddie Waits (f) on a, (d) on a, c-f, (per) on c; Warren Smith (vib) on d, f, (per) on a, c, e-f; Kenny Barron (p) on b, d-e, (ep) on a, c, f, (per) on c; Bob Cranshaw (eb) on a, c-f, (per) on c; Richard 'Pablo' Landrum (cga) on a, c, e-f, (per) on a, c, e-f.

Additional percussion overdubbed on "Swamp Demon" and "Dawn."


Date: April 4, 1973
Location: New York City
Label: Atlantic

Yusef Lateef (ldr), Yusef Lateef (as), Kenny Barron (p), Bob Cunningham (b), Albert 'Tootie' Heath (d)

a. 26372 Big Bass Drum(Yusef Lateef)

Additional selection 26371 "Jam" by unknown composer.


Date: April 4, 1973
Location: New York City
Label: Atlantic

Yusef Lateef (ldr), Jerry Dodgion, Yusef Lateef, Frank Wess (as), Joe Newman, Jimmy Owens (t), Wayne Andre, Garnett Brown, Warren Covington (tb), Al Gafa (g), Kenny Barron (p), Bob Cunningham (b), Albert 'Tootie' Heath (d)

a. 26373 K. C. Shuffle - 3:42(Kenny Barron)
b. 26374 Soul's Bakery - 2:21(Yusef Lateef)
c. 26375 Lunceford Prance - 3:03(Kenny Barron)
Atlantic CDR2 71551 — Every Village Has A Song   (1994)
All titles on: Atlantic LP 12"SD 1650 — Part Of The Search   
Atlantic CD71553 — Part Of The Search   (1994)

Date: April 5, 1973
Location: New York City
Label: Atlantic

Yusef Lateef (ldr), Yusef Lateef (as), Kenny Barron (p), Bob Cunningham (b), Albert 'Tootie' Heath (d), Arnold Eidus, Emanuel Green (vn), Selwart Clarke (vc)

a. 26376 Big Bass Drum - 2:55(Yusef Lateef)
b. 26378 Strange Lullaby - 4:12(Yusef Lateef)
c. 26379 Oatsy Doatsy(Yusef Lateef)
All titles on: Atlantic LP 12"SD 1650 — Part Of The Search   
Atlantic CD71553 — Part Of The Search   (1994)

Yusef Lateef (ldr) on a, (as) on a; Kenny Barron (p) on a; Bob Cunningham (b) on a; Albert 'Tootie' Heath (d) on a; Arnold Eidus (vn) on a; Emanuel Green (vn) on a; Selwart Clarke (vc) on a.

Additional selections and personnel


Date: May 16, 1973
Location: New York City
Label: Atlantic

Yusef Lateef (ldr), Frank Wess (as), Yusef Lateef (ts), Charles Fowlkes (bar), Joe Newman, Charles Sullivan [aka Kamau Adilifu] (t), Kenny Barron (p), Bob Cunningham (b), Albert 'Tootie' Heath (d)

a. 26540 In The Still Of The Night - 3:30(Fred Parris) / arr: Kenny Barron
b. 26542 Rockhouse - 3:41(Ray Charles) / arr: Kenny Barron
Both titles on: Atlantic LP 12"SD 1650 — Part Of The Search   
Atlantic CD71553 — Part Of The Search   (1994)

Trumpets were overdubbed on May 21, 1973.


Date: June 4, 1973
Location: New York City
Label: Muse

Albert 'Tootie' Heath (ldr), Jimmy Heath (f, ss, ts), Curtis Fuller (tb), Ted Dunbar (g), Kenny Barron (p, ep), Percy Heath (b), Albert 'Tootie' Heath (d, tmp, chi)

a. a-01 Tafadhali - 6:47(Albert 'Tootie' Heath)
b. a-02 A Notion - 5:27(Albert 'Tootie' Heath)
c. a-03 Dr. Jeh - 6:19(Albert 'Tootie' Heath)
d. b-01 Dunia - 3:58(Albert 'Tootie' Heath)
e. b-02 Oops! - 6:31(Percy Heath)
f. b-03 Sub-set - 10:11(Albert 'Tootie' Heath)
All titles on: Muse LP 12"MR 5031 — Kwanza (The First)   (1973)

Date: July 7, 1973
Location: Columbia University, New York City
Label: [radio broadcast]

Roy Brooks (ldr), Sonny Fortune (f, as), John Stubblefield (ss, ts), Charles Sullivan [aka Kamau Adilifu] (t), Kenny Barron (p), Reggie Workman (b), Roy Brooks (d, saw), Lawrence Williams (per)

a. 02 Dreams - 16:29(Kenny Barron)

Group known as The Artistic Truth.

Additional unknown titles: #1 (38:51); #3 (25:34); #4 (11:18).


Date: September 13, 1973
Location: New York City
Label: Atlantic

Yusef Lateef (ldr), Yusef Lateef (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Bob Cunningham (b), Albert 'Tootie' Heath (d)

a. 27732 Superfine - 3:23(Robert Cunningham)
Atlantic LP 12"SD 1650 — Part Of The Search   
Atlantic CD71553 — Part Of The Search   (1994)

Date: October 21, 1973
Location: Sound Ideas, New York City
Label: RCA

Roy Haynes (ldr), Kenny Barron (p, ep), Richard Davis (b), Roy Haynes (d, v), Teruo Nakamura (per)

a. a-01 Aztec - 8:31
b. a-02 Tin Tin Deo - 8:49(Dizzy Gillespie, Chano Pozo)
c. b-01 Bull Fight [aka Togyu] - 12:52(Roy Haynes)
d. b-02 Dear Old Stockholm [Ack Värmeland, Du Sköna] - 7:12(Traditional)
All titles on: RCA LP 12"1510 — Togyu   

Kenny Barron (p) on d, (ep) on a-c; Teruo Nakamura (per) on a-c; Roy Haynes (v) on b.


Date: December 26, 1973
Location: Atlantic Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Atlantic

Yusef Lateef (ldr), Kenny Barron (p), Bob Cunningham (b), Albert 'Tootie' Heath (d)

a. 28105 Oatsy Doatsy - 0:16(Yusef Lateef) / arr: Doug Sahm
Atlantic LP 12"SD 1650 — Part Of The Search   
Atlantic CD71553 — Part Of The Search   (1994)

Studio uncertain. Personnel details unknown. Barron, Cunningham, and/or Heath may not have participated in this session.


Date: ca. 1974
Label: Groove Merchant

George Freeman (ldr), George Freeman (g), Harold Mabern, Jr. (p, ep), Kenny Barron (ep), Bob Cranshaw (b), Buddy Rich, Buddy Williams (d)

a. a-01 Till There Was You - 5:07(Meredith Willson)
b. a-02 You've Changed - 5:53(Carl Fischer, Bill Carey)
c. a-03 I Ain't Got Nobody - 4:31(Roger Graham, Spencer Williams)
d. a-04 Groovy Lady - 4:49(George Freeman)
e. b-01 Funny How Time Slips Away - 5:08(Willie Nelson)
f. b-02 Squeeze Me - 6:04(Thomas 'Fats' Waller, Clarence Williams)
g. b-03 Star Dust - 4:00(Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish)
h. b-04 Georgia On My Mind - 6:07(Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell)
All titles on: Groove Merchant LP 12"3305 — Man & Woman   

Buddy Rich (d) on f, h; Buddy Williams (d) on a-e, g.

Date unknown - 1974 is estimate. Probably multiple sessions - collective personnel, no specifics known.

Buddy Rich listed as "Bernard Trapps."


Date: 1974
Label: Groove Merchant

Lionel Hampton (ldr), Joe Romano (ss), Sal Nistico, Zoot Sims (ts), Lionel Hampton (vib), Jack Wilkins (g), Kenny Barron (p), Bob Cranshaw (b), Anthony Jackson (eb), Buddy Rich (d), Stanley Kay, Teddy Sommer (per)

a. Fum - 7:48(Lionel Hampton) / arr: Jack Wilkins
b. E.G. - 8:24(Mike Abene) / arr: Mike Abene
Both titles on: Groove Merchant LP 12"GM 3302 — Transition   
LRC Ltd. CDCDC 7973 — Hamp's Blues   (1989)
LaserLight CD17090 — Hamp's Blues   (1996)
Classic World CD9935 — Groovin' Vibes   (2001)

Zoot Sims (ts) on a.

Composer of "Fum" is sometimes erroneously listed as Jack Wilkins.


Date: ca. 1974
Label: LRC Ltd.

Jackie Paris (ldr), Kenny Barron (p), Bob Cranshaw (eb), Buddy Rich (d), Anne Marie Moss, Jackie Paris (v)

a. Saturday Night Fish Fry - 4:01(Louis Jordan, Ellis Walsh)
b. Nothin' - 4:35(Jackie Paris, Anne Marie Moss)
c. Caesar - 2:57(William Shakespeare, Anne Marie Moss, Jackie Paris)
All titles on: LRC Ltd. CDCDC 9008 — The Best Of The Jazz Singers, Volume 2   (1990)

Jackie Paris (v) on a, c.

Date unknown. 1974 is approximate, based on the period when Kenny Barron worked with Buddy Rich's band.

"Saturday Night Fish Fry" listed as "Fish Fry" and credited to Paris and Moss. Other composer credits may be suspect. "Caesar" misspelled as "Ceasar."

Additional unidentified tenor saxophonist.


Date: March 14, 1974
Location: RCA Studios, New York City
Label: Muse

Kenny Barron (ldr), Albert 'Tootie' Heath (f, d), Ted Dunbar (g), Kenny Barron (p, ep, clv), David Williams (b, eb), Richard 'Pablo' Landrum (cga, per), Sonny Morgan (per)

a. a-01 Peruvian Blue - 9:50(Kenny Barron)
b. a-02 Blue Monk - 8:38(Thelonious Monk)
c. a-03 The Procession - 4:48(Kenny Barron)
d. b-01 Two Areas - 9:44(Ted Dunbar)
e. b-02 Here's That Rainy Day - 8:03(Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
f. b-03 In The Meantime - 5:46(Kenny Barron)
All titles on: Muse LP 12"MR 5044 — Peruvian Blue   
32 Jazz CD32083 — Peruvian Blue   (1998)

Albert 'Tootie' Heath (f) on a, (d) on a, c-d, f; Ted Dunbar (g) on a-d, f; Kenny Barron (p) on b-c, e, (ep) on a, d, f, (clv) on f; David Williams (b) on a, c-d, (eb) on f; Richard 'Pablo' Landrum (cga) on a, d, f, (per) on a, d, f; Sonny Morgan (per) on a, d, f.


Date: April 1974
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Label: [television broadcast]

Buddy Rich (ldr), Chris Woods (as), Jack Wilkins (g), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Buddy Rich (d)

a. 01 Soft Winds - 7:06(Fletcher Henderson)
b. 02 I'll Remember April - 11:01(Don Raye, Gene DePaul, Patricia Johnston)

Broadcast on The Mark Of Jazz program. Includes an interview of Rich (10:05).


Date: May 7, 1974
Location: RCA Studios, New York City
Label: Muse

Carl Grubbs, Earl Grubbs (ldr), Carl Grubbs (as), Earl Grubbs (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Albert 'Tootie' Heath (d), Sonny Morgan (per)

a. a-01 Glad To Be Sad - 5:58(Carl Grubbs)
b. a-02 Black Smoke - 9:44(Earl Grubbs, Carl Grubbs, Paul Bishop)
c. a-03 Love Is Magic - 5:19(Earl Grubbs)
d. b-01 Two Wives - 8:04(Earl Grubbs, Carl Grubbs)
e. b-02 Gone Are The Days - 5:32(Carl Grubbs, Earl Grubbs)
f. b-03 Joy - 7:02(Earl Grubbs)
All titles on: Muse LP 12"MR 5047 — Rebirth   (1974)

Date: May 9, 10, 23, 1974
Location: Buddy's Place, New York City
Label: Groove Merchant

Buddy Rich (ldr), Sonny Fortune (f, as), Sal Nistico (ts), Jack Wilkins (g), Mike Abene, Kenny Barron (p), Anthony Jackson (eb), Buddy Rich (d), Jimmy Maelen (per)

a. Donna Lee(Miles Davis)
LRC Ltd. CD7972 — Tuff Dude   
b. a-01 Chameleon - 4:50(Herbie Hancock, Bennie Maupin, Paul Jackson, Harvey Mason)
Groove Merchant LP 12"3301 — Very Live At Buddy's Place   
LRC Ltd. CD7972 — Tuff Dude   
c. a-02 Jumpin' At The Woodside - 7:18(Count Basie)
Groove Merchant LP 12"3301 — Very Live At Buddy's Place   
d. a-03 Sierra Lonely - 6:23(Manny Albam) / arr: Mike Abene
Groove Merchant LP 12"3301 — Very Live At Buddy's Place   
LRC Ltd. CD7972 — Tuff Dude   
e. alt. Billie's Bounce(Charlie Parker)
f. b-01 Cardin Blue - 9:50(Buddy Rich)
Groove Merchant LP 12"3301 — Very Live At Buddy's Place   
LRC Ltd. CD7972 — Tuff Dude   
g. b-02 Nica's Dream - 6:35(Horace Silver)
Groove Merchant LP 12"3301 — Very Live At Buddy's Place   
LRC Ltd. CD7972 — Tuff Dude   
h. b-03 Billie's Bounce - 5:59(Charlie Parker)
Groove Merchant LP 12"3301 — Very Live At Buddy's Place   
LRC Ltd. CD7972 — Tuff Dude   

Mike Abene (p) on c; Kenny Barron (p) on a-b, d-h.

"Cardin Blue" listed as "Second Avenue Blues" on some issues.


Date: May 13, 1974
Label: Atlantic

Ted Curson (ldr), Nick Brignola (sxl, ts, bar), Robin Kenyatta (ss, as), Ted Curson (t, pt), Kenny Barron (p, ep), Herb Bushler (b, eb), Butch Curson (d, per), Albert 'Tootie' Heath (d), Chicky Johnson (tim, bgo), Lawrence Killian (cga, per)

a. 28926 Greasy As A Porkchop
b. 28927 Spiderlegs
c. 28928 Sugar 'n Spice(Ted Curson)
d. 28929 Typical Ted(Ted Curson)
All titles on: Atlantic LP 12"P 7532A — Quicksand   (1976)

Butch Curson (d) on b, (per) on a, c-d; Albert 'Tootie' Heath (d) on a, c-d.

Ted Curson reports: "The sessions sounded pretty good to me, but the next day when I went to listen to the tapes, Michael Cuscuna (the producer) said, 'Oh, did you know that Robin Kenyatta was here and he did all his solos over?'" - All About Jazz, 7 Dec. 2004.


Date: May 16, 1974
Label: Atlantic

Ted Curson (ldr), Robin Kenyatta (as), Ted Curson (t, pt), Kenny Barron (p), Richard Davis (b), Albert 'Tootie' Heath (d)

a. 28930 Quicksand(Ted Curson)
b. 28931 Tears For Dolphy(Ted Curson)
Both titles on: Atlantic LP 12"P 7532A — Quicksand   (1976)

Ted Curson reports: "The sessions sounded pretty good to me, but the next day when I went to listen to the tapes, Michael Cuscuna (the producer) said, 'Oh, did you know that Robin Kenyatta was here and he did all his solos over?'" - All About Jazz, 7 Dec. 2004.


Date: May 29, 30 and June 20, 1974
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: CTI

George Benson (ldr), George Marge (pic, f, enh), Ray Beckenstein (f), Al Regni (f, cl), Phil Bodner (af, enh, cl), John Frosk, Alan Rubin, Joe Shepley (t), Jim Buffington, Brooks Tillotson (frh), Wayne Andre, Garnett Brown, Warren Covington (tb), Paul Faulise (btb), George Benson (g), Phil Upchurch (g, eb, per), Kenny Barron (ep), Ron Carter (b), Steve Gadd (d), Seymour Barab, Frank Levy, Jess Levy, Charles McCracken, Alan Shulman, Paul Tobias (vc), Don Sebesky (con)

a. Take Five - 7:07(Paul Desmond) / arr: Don Sebesky
CTI LP 12"8014 — Take Five   
CTI LP 12"6045 S1 — Bad Benson   (1974)
b. Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams - 2:54(Johnny Mandel, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman) / arr: Don Sebesky
CTI LP 12"8014 — Take Five   
CTI LP 12"6045 S1 — Bad Benson   (1974)
c. No Sooner Said Than Done - 5:38(Phil Upchurch) / arr: Don Sebesky
CTI LP 12"8014 — Take Five   
CTI LP 12"6045 S1 — Bad Benson   (1974)
d. The Changing World - 4:50(George Benson, Art Gore) / arr: Don Sebesky
CTI LP 12"8014 — Take Five   
CTI LP 12"6045 S1 — Bad Benson   (1974)
e. Take The "A" Train - 4:12(Billy Strayhorn) / arr: Don Sebesky
f. Full Compass - 5:38(Phil Upchurch) / arr: Don Sebesky
CTI LP 12"8014 — Take Five   
CTI LP 12"6045 S1 — Bad Benson   (1974)
g. My Latin Brother - 6:55(George Benson) / arr: Don Sebesky
CTI LP 12"8014 — Take Five   
CTI LP 12"6045 S1 — Bad Benson   (1974)
h. Serbian Blue - 12:36(Don Sebesky) / arr: Don Sebesky
All titles on: CBS CDZK 40926-2 — Bad Benson   (1988)
Columbia Legacy CDEK 86143-2 — Bad Benson   (2002)

Phil Upchurch (g) on a-e, (eb) on f, (per) on g-h.

Personnel is collective.


Date: July 5, 1974
Location: Keystone Korner, San Francisco, CA
Label: Atlantic

Yusef Lateef (ldr), Yusef Lateef (f, ob, ts, per), Kenny Barron (p), Bob Cunningham (b), Albert 'Tootie' Heath (d)

a. 29224 Rehearsal
b. 29225 Inside Atlantis
c. 29226 Soul
d. 29227 Dunia(Albert 'Tootie' Heath)
e. 29228 Nubian Lady(Kenny Barron)
f. 29229 Nightmare Dreams
g. 29230 Magundong
h. 29232 A Smile
i. 29233 Shadow Song
j. 29234 Everyness
k. 29235 Samba De Amor(Robert Cunningham)
Atlantic LP 12"SD2-1001 — Ten Years Hence   (1975)
l. 29236 Magundong
m. 29237 Dolores Street S.F.(Kenny Barron)
n. 29238 Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child(Traditional)
o. 29239 Yusef's Mood(Yusef Lateef)
p. 29240 I Be Cold(Yusef Lateef)

"Samba De Amor" is made up of Samba De Amor, part 1, Time Montage, and Samba De Amor, part 2.


Date: July 6, 1974
Location: Keystone Korner, San Francisco, CA
Label: Atlantic

Yusef Lateef (ldr), Yusef Lateef (f, ob, ts, per), Kenny Barron (p, con), Bob Cunningham (b), Albert 'Tootie' Heath (d), Sanford Allen, Gene Orloff (vn), Alfred Brown (vl), Kermit Moore (vc)

a. 29242 A Flower(Kenny Barron) / arr: Kenny Barron
Atlantic LP 12"SD2-1001 — Ten Years Hence   (1975)
b. 29243 Moondance(Yusef Lateef)
c. 29245 Peruvian Blue(Kenny Barron)
d. 29246 Eboness(Roy Brooks)
e. 29247 Moon Trip
f. 29249 These Foolish Things(Jack Strachey, Harry Link, Holt Marvell)
g. 29250 Russell And Eliot(Yusef Lateef)
h. 29251 Nightmare Dreams
i. 29252 Water Pistol(Yusef Lateef)
j. 29253 Oboe Blues(Yusef Lateef)
k. 29254 Yusef's Mood(Yusef Lateef)
l. 29255 I Be Cold(Yusef Lateef)

Sanford Allen (vn) on a; Gene Orloff (vn) on a; Alfred Brown (vl) on a; Kermit Moore (vc) on a; Kenny Barron (con) on a.

Additional selections: 29241 & 29244 untitled, 29248 untitled [Sharrack],

String quartet overdubbed in New York City at some later point in 1974.


Date: October 3, 1974
Label: Groove Merchant

Buddy Rich (ldr), Illinois Jacquet (ts), George Freeman (g), Kenny Barron (ep), Jimmy McGriff (org), Bob Cranshaw (eb), Buddy Rich (d)

a. a-01 Soft Winds - 7:17(Fletcher Henderson)
b. a-02 Sweet Georgia Brown - 6:32(Maceo Pinkard, Kenneth Casey, Ben Bernie)
c. a-03 How Long - 4:53(Junior Parker)
d. b-01 Courage - 9:20(Buddy Rich, Jimmy McGriff)
e. b-02 Alright - 7:20(George Freeman)
All titles on: Groove Merchant LP 12"GM 3303 — The Last Blues Album, Volume 1   (1974)
LRC Ltd. CD9034 — Loot To Boot   (1991)

Kenny Barron (ep) on a-c, e.

According to Lord, "Courage" and "Alright" may be from a different session.

On some issues "Courage" is listed as "Racquet Club" and "Alright" is listed as "Loot To Boot."


Date: ca. 1975
Location: New York City
Label: Vanguard

Elvin Jones (ldr), Steve Grossman (f, ss, ts), Roland Prince (g), Kenny Barron (p), David Williams (b), Elvin Jones (d), Frank Ippolito (per)

a. Someone's Rockin' My Jazzboat - 6:49(Frank Foster)
Vanguard LP 12"VSD 79362 — New Agenda   (1975)

Date: February 15, 1975
Location: Livingston College, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ
Label: Muse

Kenny Barron, Ted Dunbar (ldr), Ted Dunbar (g), Kenny Barron (p)

a. a-01 Summertime - 14:55(George Gershwin, Dubose Heyward)
b. a-02 Here's That Rainy Day - 10:07(Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
c. b-01 Aruba - 18:10(Kenny Barron, Ted Dunbar)
d. b-02 On The Trail - 6:50(Ferde Grofe)
All titles on: Muse LP 12"MR 5140 — In Tandem   (1980)

Ted Dunbar (g) on a, c-d; Kenny Barron (p) on a-c.


Date: March 3, 1975
Location: Village Gate, New York City
Label: [radio broadcast]

Kenny Barron (ldr), Kenny Barron (p)

a. [unknown titles](Composer Unknown)

Other members of trio unknown.


Date: April 28, 1975
Location: Bell Sound, New York City
Label: Muse

Kenny Barron (ldr), James Spaulding (bf, as), Bill Barron (ss), Charles Sullivan [aka Kamau Adilifu] (t), Carlos Alomar (g), Kenny Barron (p, ep, clv, syn, per), Chris White (eb), Billy Hart (d)

a. a-01 Spirits - 9:00(Kenny Barron)
b. a-02 Firefly - 8:52(Kenny Barron)
c. a-03 Ethereally Yours - 5:53(Kenny Barron)
d. b-01 Hellbound - 13:00(Kenny Barron)
e. b-02 Lucifer - 5:36(Kenny Barron)
f. b-03 Oleo - 5:03(Sonny Rollins)
All titles on: Muse LP 12"MR 5070 — Lucifer   (1975)

James Spaulding (bf) on a-c, e, (as) on a-b, e; Bill Barron (ss) on a-b, e; Charles Sullivan [aka Kamau Adilifu] (t) on a-b, e; Carlos Alomar (g) on a-b, e; Kenny Barron (ep) on a-e, (clv) on a-b, e, (syn) on a-e, (per) on a-b, e; Chris White (eb) on a-b, e; Billy Hart (d) on a-b, e.


Date: September 8, 1975
Location: Sound Ideas, New York City
Label: Horizon

Sonny Fortune (ldr), Sonny Fortune (f, as, per), Charles Sullivan [aka Kamau Adilifu] (t, fh), Kenny Barron (p, ep), Wayne Dockery, Reggie Workman (b), Billy Hart (d), Angel Allende (cga, per)

a. Triple Threat - 10:25(Rodgers Grant)
b. Nommo - 9:38(Jymie Merritt)
c. Awakening - 12:17(Sonny Fortune)
All titles on: Horizon LP 12"SP704 — Awakening   (1975)

Sonny Fortune (f) on c, (as) on a-b, (per) on b-c; Charles Sullivan [aka Kamau Adilifu] (t) on a-b, (fh) on c; Kenny Barron (p) on a-b, (ep) on c; Wayne Dockery (b) on a, c; Reggie Workman (b) on b; Angel Allende (cga) on b-c, (per) on b-c.


Date: September 9, 1975
Location: Sound Ideas, New York City
Label: Horizon

Sonny Fortune (ldr), Sonny Fortune (f, as, per), Kenny Barron (p), Wayne Dockery (b), Billy Hart (d)

a. Sunshower - 5:14(Kenny Barron)
Horizon LP 12"SP704 — Awakening   (1975)

Date: November 11 & 12, 1975
Location: A & R Studio, New York City
Label: East Wind

Joe Lee Wilson (ldr), Monty Waters (ss, as), George Barrow (ts), Martin Banks, Jim Bossy, Virgil Jones (t), Astley Fennell (tb), Kenny Burrell, Wally Richardson (g), Kenny Barron, Danny Mixon (p), Bob Cunningham (b), Art Lewis (d), Rashied Ali (cga), Rumas Clinton Barret (per), Joe Lee Wilson (v)

a. a-01 Without A Song - 3:23(Vincent Youmans, Edward Eliscu, Billy Rose) / arr: Frank Foster, Joe Lee Wilson
b. a-02 The Midnight Sun Will Never Set - 3:53(Quincy Jones, Henri Gabriel Salvador, Dorcas Cochran) / arr: Frank Foster, Joe Lee Wilson
c. a-03 Soul Lady - 3:03(Esmond Edwards) / arr: Frank Foster, Joe Lee Wilson
d. a-04 Sphirlov (Hurricane) - 5:17(Joe Lee Wilson, Leroy Bibbs) / arr: Frank Foster, Joe Lee Wilson
e. a-05 Hawk Is Talkin' - 5:35(Gloria Coleman) / arr: Frank Foster, Joe Lee Wilson
f. b-01 Hey Look At You - 5:35(Gloria Coleman) / arr: Frank Foster, Joe Lee Wilson
g. b-02 Why Did You Come Into My Life - 4:15(Joseph Nunez) / arr: Frank Foster, Joe Lee Wilson
h. b-03 The Return Of The Prodigal Son - 3:57(Harold Ousley) / arr: Frank Foster, Joe Lee Wilson
i. b-04 Feeling Good - 6:16(Samuel Gonzales III) / arr: Frank Foster, Joe Lee Wilson
All titles on: East Wind LP 12"EW 8034 — Hey Look At You   
Inner City LP 12"IC 1064 — Hey Look At You   (1978)

Kenny Barron (p) on a-d, f-h; Danny Mixon (p) on e, i.

Inner City issue gives date as November 11 & 12, 1969 but year is thought to be 1975 based on position in the original East Wind catalog sequence.


Date: ca. 1976
Location: New York City
Label: Vanguard

James Moody (ldr), James Moody (ss, as, ts), Joe Newman (t), Roland Prince (g), Kenny Barron (p, ep), Bob Cranshaw (b), Eddie Gladden (d), Emanuel K. Rahim (per)

a. a-01 A Statement - 6:20(James Moody)
b. a-02 Old King Tut - 6:57(Ed Bland)
c. a-03 Stefanie - 4:42(Ed Bland)
d. a-04 Funky Jazz Walk - 5:15(Roland Prince)
e. b-01 A Funky Aura - 5:27(James Moody, Kenny Barron)
f. b-02 Keep It Greasy - 5:35(Ed Bland)
g. b-03 Pot Licka - 11:19(Ed Bland)
All titles on: Vanguard LP 12"VSD 79366 — Timeless Aura   (1976)

No date given.


Date: ca. 1976
Location: New York City
Label: Vanguard

James Moody (ldr), James Moody (ss, as, ts), Randy Brecker, Clark Terry (t), Kenny Barron (ep), Bob Cranshaw (b), Eddie Gladden (d), Emanuel K. Rahim (per)

a. a-01 This Masquerade - 6:10(Leon Russell)
b. a-02 Moody's Mood - 7:50(James Moody, Eddie Jefferson)
c. a-03 Clabber Biscuits - 10:57(Ed Bland)
d. b-01 Last Train From Overbrook - 9:29(James Moody)
e. b-02 Sun Journey - 6:51(Kenny Barron)
f. b-03 Sun In Pisces - 7:54(Ed Bland)
All titles on: Vanguard LP 12"VSD 79381 — Sun Journey   (1976)

Randy Brecker (t) on e; Clark Terry (t) on d.

No date given.


Date: ca. 1976
Location: New York City
Label: Vanguard

Roland Prince (ldr), Joe Farrell (f), Roland Prince (g), Kenny Barron (key), Buster Williams (b), Al Foster (d), Tom Nicholas (per)

a. Samba De Unity - 5:08(Ed Bland)
Vanguard LP 12"VSD 79371 — Color Visions   (1976)

No date given.


Date: ca. 1976
Location: New York City
Label: Vanguard

Roland Prince (ldr), Frank Foster (ww), Virgil Jones (t), Roland Prince (g), Kenny Barron (key), Bob Cranshaw (b), Al Foster, Eddie Moore (d), Al Chalk (per)

a. Red Pearl - 8:15(Ed Bland)
b. Giant Steps - 4:16(John Coltrane)
c. Aldon B. - 5:59(Ed Bland)
d. Eddie A. - 6:47(Ed Bland)
e. Genevieve - 11:24(Roland Prince)
All titles on: Vanguard LP 12"VSD 79371 — Color Visions   (1976)

Virgil Jones (t) on a, c-e; Al Foster (d) on a, c-d; Eddie Moore (d) on b, e.

No date given. Possibly multiple sessions.


Date: January 8 & 9, 1976
Location: RCA Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Pablo

Jon Faddis (ldr), Jon Faddis (t), Kenny Barron (p), George Mraz (b), Mickey Roker (d)

a. a-01 Here 'Tis - 9:55(Dizzy Gillespie)
b. a-02 Prelude No. 2 - 9:28(George Gershwin)
c. b-01 'Round Midnight - 11:20(Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams, Bernie Hanighen)
d. b-02 Bebop - 6:11(Dizzy Gillespie)
e. b-03 Samba De Orfeu - 6:18(Antonio María, Luiz Bonfá)
All titles on: Pablo LP 12"2310 765 — Youngblood   (1976)

d. listed as Be Bop (Dizzy's Fingers). e. listed as Samba De Orpheus (Carnival).


Date: February 25, 1976
Label: RCA

Buddy Rich (ldr), Jerry Dodgion, Dave Tofani (as), Joe Farrell, Steve Marcus (ts), Turk Mauro (bar), Jon Faddis, Danny Moore, Victor Paz, Lew Soloff (t), Wayne Andre, Tom 'Bones' Malone, Janice Robinson (tb), Howard Johnson (tu), Ross Traut (g), Kenny Barron (ep), Bob Cranshaw (eb), Morris Jennings (d, per), Buddy Rich (d), Vivian Cherry, Lani Groves, Rhetta Hughes (v), Richard Evans (con)

a. Speak No Evil(Richard E. Kunitz) / arr: Richard Evans
b. How Long (Betcha Got A Chick On The Side)(David J. Rubinson, Anita Pointer, June Pointer, Patricia Pointer, Ruth Pointer) / arr: Richard Evans
c. Sneakin' Up Behind You arr: Richard Evans
d. Sophisticated Lady(Duke Ellington, Mitchell Parish, Irving Mills) / arr: Richard Evans
e. Yearnin' And Learnin' arr: Richard Evans
All titles on: RCA LP 12"APL1-1503 — Speak No Evil   

Vivian Cherry (v) on a-c, e; Lani Groves (v) on a-c, e; Rhetta Hughes (v) on a-c, e.

Vocals were overdubbed on March 9, 1976.


Date: February 27, 1976
Label: RCA

Buddy Rich (ldr), Jerry Dodgion, Dave Tofani (as), Joe Farrell, Steve Marcus (ts), Turk Mauro (bar), Jon Faddis, Danny Moore, Victor Paz, Lew Soloff (t), Wayne Andre, Tom 'Bones' Malone, Janice Robinson (tb), Dave Taylor (btb), Ross Traut (g), Kenny Barron (ep), Bob Cranshaw (eb), Morris Jennings (d, per), Buddy Rich (d), Vivian Cherry, Lani Groves, Rhetta Hughes (v), Richard Evans (con)

a. Storm At Sunup(Gino Vannelli) / arr: Richard Evans
RCA LP 12"APL1-1503 — Speak No Evil   
Novus CD63147 — No Jive   (1992)
b. Love Me Now - 11:01(Gino Vannelli) / arr: Richard Evans
RCA LP 12"APL1-1503 — Speak No Evil   
Novus CD63147 — No Jive   (1992)
c. Yearnin' And Learnin' arr: Richard Evans

a, b performed as medley.


Date: March 1976
Location: Regent Sound, New York City
Label: Atlantic

Yusef Lateef (ldr), Yusef Lateef (f, ob, as, ts), Leonard Goines, Joe Wilder (t), Jim Buffington (frh), Jack Jeffers (btb), Jonathan Dorn (tu), Billy Butler (g), Kenny Barron (ep, clv), Dana McCurdy (syn), Ron Carter (b), Bob Cunningham (b, spk), Anthony Jackson (eb), Al Foster (d), Dom Um Romão (per), David Nadien (vn), Judy Clay, Cissy Houston (v)

a. 31938 The Improvisers - 7:54(Yusef Lateef) / arr: Yusef Lateef
b. 31939 Hellbound - 6:37(Kenny Barron) / arr: Kenny Barron
c. 31940 Mystique - 7:37(Kenny Barron) / arr: Kenny Barron
d. 31941 Mississippi Mud - 2:51(Yusef Lateef) / arr: Yusef Lateef
e. 31942 Mushmouth - 6:30(Kenny Barron) / arr: Kenny Barron
f. 31943 Technological Homosapien - 5:16(Yusef Lateef) / arr: Yusef Lateef
g. 31944 Street Musicians - 2:54(Yusef Lateef) / arr: Yusef Lateef
h. 31945 In A Little Spanish Town ('Twas On A Night Like This) - 3:23(Sam M. Lewis, Mabel Wayne, Joe Young)
Atlantic CDR2 71551 — Every Village Has A Song   (1994)
All titles on: Atlantic LP 12"SD 1685 — The Doctor Is In...And Out   (1976)
32 Jazz CD32059 — The Man With The Big Front Yard   (1998)

Yusef Lateef (f) on a, c, f-g, (ob) on b, g, (as) on d-e, g-h, (ts) on d-e, g; Leonard Goines (t) on b, e, g; Joe Wilder (t) on b, e, g; Jim Buffington (frh) on b, e, g; Jack Jeffers (btb) on b, e, g; Jonathan Dorn (tu) on g; Billy Butler (g) on a-f; Kenny Barron (ep) on a-c, e-g, (clv) on d-e; Dana McCurdy (syn) on a-f; Ron Carter (b) on a-g; Bob Cunningham (b) on a-g, (spk) on f; Anthony Jackson (eb) on a-g; Al Foster (d) on a-g; Dom Um Romão (per) on a-g; David Nadien (vn) on g; Judy Clay (v) on g; Cissy Houston (v) on g.

Personnel appears to be collective. Some attempt has been made to eliminate players who do not appear on individual selections.

"In A Little Spanish Town" features an existing recorded performance by a vocal group.


Date: April 8, 1976
Location: RCA Recording Studio, New York City
Label: Pablo

Al Gafa (ldr), Al Gafa (g), Kenny Barron (p), Ben Brown (b), Al Foster (d), Azzedin Weston (per)

a. a-01 Barcelona - 7:36(Alexander Gafa)
b. a-02 Abre Alas - 8:34(Ivan Lins, Vitor Martins)
c. a-03 In The Land Of The Living Dead - 6:53(Alexander Gafa)
d. b-01 Sometimes You Win, Sometimes You Lose - 8:27(Alexander Gafa)
e. b-02 Affirmation - 8:10(Jose Feliciano)
f. b-03 Con Alma - 5:52(Dizzy Gillespie)
All titles on: Pablo LP 12"2310 782 — Leblon Beach   (1976)

Date: ca. May 1976
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: CTI

Ron Carter (ldr), Hugh McCracken (g), Kenny Barron (p), Ron Carter (b), Billy Cobham, Ben Riley (d), Dom Um Romão (per)

a. a-01 Tenaj - 7:41(Ron Carter)
b. b-02 Opus 1.5 - 6:54(Ron Carter)
c. b-03 Epistrophy - 6:06(Thelonious Monk, Kenny Clarke)
All titles on: CTI LP 12"6064 — Yellow & Green   (1976)
CBS CDZK 40928-2 — Yellow & Green   (1988)

Hugh McCracken (g) on a-b; Billy Cobham (d) on a-b; Ben Riley (d) on c; Dom Um Romão (per) on b.

Possibly multiple sessions. Specific dates unknown.


Date: May 4-6, 1976
Location: Audio I Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Horizon

Jimmy Owens (ldr), Jimmy Owens (t, fh), George Davis, Lloyd Davis, Carl Lynch (g), Kenny Barron (p, ep, clv, syn), Chris White (b, eb), Brian Brake (d), Warren Smith (per)

a. a-01 Caravan - 10:02(Duke Ellington, Juan Tizol, Irving Mills)
b. a-02 What's The Use - 10:02(Jimmy Owens)
c. b-01 Do It To It - 6:21(Jimmy Owens)
d. b-02 Secret Love - 8:20(Sammy Fain, Paul Francis Webster)
e. b-03 My Life - 6:10(Chris White)
All titles on: Horizon LP 12"SP-712 — Jimmy Owens   (1976)

Jimmy Owens (t) on a-d, (fh) on e; George Davis (g) on a-c, e; Lloyd Davis (g) on a-b; Carl Lynch (g) on c; Kenny Barron (p) on d, (ep) on a-c, e, (clv) on a, (syn) on a, e; Chris White (b) on d, (eb) on a-c, e; Warren Smith (per) on a-c.

This album has mistakenly been listed as "Young Man On The Move" which is the title of an essay included in the liner notes. Instrumental credits are substantially incorrect as given in the notes.


Date: August 17, 1976
Location: C.I. Recording, New York City
Label: Why Not

Charles Sullivan [aka Kamau Adilifu] (ldr), Rene McLean (as, ts), Charles Sullivan [aka Kamau Adilifu] (t), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Billy Hart (d)

a. a-01 Re-entry - 12:16(Charles Sullivan)
Why Not LP 12"PA 7152 — Re-entry   
b. alt Body And Soul - 14:24(Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton)
c. a-02 Body And Soul - 9:52(Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton)
Why Not LP 12"PA 7152 — Re-entry   
d. alt Carefree - 10:45(Charles Sullivan)
e. b-01 Carefree - 8:23(Charles Sullivan)
Why Not LP 12"PA 7152 — Re-entry   
f. b-02 Waltz For Cricket - 7:39(Charles Sullivan)
Why Not LP 12"PA 7152 — Re-entry   
g. b-03 Mabe's Way - 8:02(Charles Sullivan)
Why Not LP 12"PA 7152 — Re-entry   
All titles on: Why Not CDWNCD 79409 — Re-Entry   (2010)

Rene McLean (as) on a-c, (ts) on a-c.


Date: August 30, 1976
Location: Generation Sound, New York City
Label: Muse

Buster Williams (ldr), Roy Ayers (vib, syn), Kenny Barron (p, ep), Jimmy Rowles (p), Buster Williams (syn, b), Billy Hart (d), Nobu Urushiyama (per), Suzanne Klewan (v)

a. a-01 Prism - 7:13(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
Muse LP 12"MR 5101 — Crystal Reflections   
b. a-02 Enchanted Flower - 9:26(Kenny Barron)
Muse LP 12"MR 5101 — Crystal Reflections   
c. a-03 I Love You - 5:16(Cole Porter)
Muse LP 12"MR 5101 — Crystal Reflections   
d. b-01 I Dream Too Much - 5:32(Jerome Kern)
Muse LP 12"MR 5101 — Crystal Reflections   
e. b-01 (alt)alt I Dream Too Much - 6:38(Jerome Kern)
f. b-02 Vibrations - 11:42(Roy Ayers)
Muse LP 12"MR 5101 — Crystal Reflections   
g. b-03 My Funny Valentine - 3:24(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
Muse LP 12"MR 5101 — Crystal Reflections   
All titles on: Muse CDMCD 5430 — Crystal Reflections   (1991)
32 Jazz CD32087 — Crystal Reflections   (1998)

Roy Ayers (vib) on a, c, f-g, (syn) on f; Kenny Barron (p) on a, c, (ep) on b, f; Jimmy Rowles (p) on d-e; Buster Williams (syn) on a; Billy Hart (d) on a, c, f; Nobu Urushiyama (per) on a; Suzanne Klewan (v) on a.


Date: October 18 & 19, 1976
Location: Hollywood, CA
Label: Milestone

Ron Carter (ldr), Hugh McCracken (h, g), Kenny Barron (p), Ron Carter (pb, b), Harvey Mason (d), Sanford Allen, Myra Bucky, Fei-Pang Ching, Ronald Erickson, Daniel Kobialka, Roy Oakley, Jr., Nathan Rubin, Emily Van Valkenburgh, Mark Volkert (vn), Arthur Bauch, Denis de Coteau, Daniel Yale (vl), Garfield Moore, Kermit Moore, Melinda Ross (vc)

a. a-01 Woolaphant - 7:58(Ron Carter)
b. a-02 Ballad - 8:45(Ron Carter)
c. b-01 One Bass Rag - 7:28(Ron Carter)
d. b-02 Pastels - 6:21(Ron Carter)
e. b-03 12 + 12 - 6:36(Ron Carter)
All titles on: Milestone LP 12"M-9073 — Pastels   (1976)
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-665-2 — Pastels   

Hugh McCracken (h) on a, c, e, (g) on a, c, e; Kenny Barron (p) on a, c, e; Harvey Mason (d) on a, c, e.


Date: ca. 1977
Location: New York City
Label: Vanguard

Elvin Jones (ldr), Frank Wess (f), Frank Foster (ss), Bunky Green (as), George Coleman (ts), Ryo Kawasaki (g), Kenny Barron (ep), Milt Hinton (b), Elvin Jones (d), Angel Allende (per)

a. a-01 Frost Bite - 7:53(Ryo Kawasaki)
b. a-02 Digital Display - 7:31(Ed Bland)
Both titles on: Vanguard LP 12"VSD 79389 — Time Capsule   (1977)
Vanguard CDUV 038-VMD 79839 — Time Capsule   

Frank Foster (ss) on b; George Coleman (ts) on a.

No date given. It is assumed that this is a different session from the one with Juni Booth.


Date: ca. 1977
Location: New York City
Label: Vanguard

Elvin Jones (ldr), Bunky Green (as), George Coleman (ts), Ryo Kawasaki (g), Kenny Barron (ep), Art 'Juni' Booth (b), Elvin Jones (d), Angel Allende (per)

a. a-03 Moon Dance - 6:20(Vernice 'Bunky' Green)
b. b-01 Time Capsule - 8:07(Vernice 'Bunky' Green)
c. b-02 Spacing - 10:35(Vernice 'Bunky' Green)
All titles on: Vanguard LP 12"VSD 79389 — Time Capsule   (1977)
Vanguard CDUV 038-VMD 79839 — Time Capsule   

No date given. It is assumed that this is a separate session from the one with Milt Hinton.


Date: ca. 1977
Location: New York City
Label: Vanguard

Roland Prince (ldr), Frank Wess (f, ts), Carter Jefferson (ss), Frank Foster (ts), Virgil Jones (t), Clifford Adams, Jr. (tb), Roland Prince (g), Kenny Barron (p), Bob Cranshaw, David Williams (b), Michael Carvin, Al Foster, Mickey Roker (d), Al Chalk (per)

a. a-01 Señorita - 8:40(Al Foster)
b. a-02 Alone Again (Naturally) - 9:50(Gilbert O'Sullivan)
c. b-01 People's Song - 9:00(Roland Prince)
d. b-02 Mushroom Alley - 7:19(Ed Bland)
e. b-03 Free Spirit - 7:33
All titles on: Vanguard LP 12"VSD 79388 — Free Spirit   (1977)

Frank Wess (f) on a, e, (ts) on a, e; Carter Jefferson (ss) on c; Frank Foster (ts) on d; Virgil Jones (t) on d; Clifford Adams, Jr. (tb) on c; Bob Cranshaw (b) on a-b, d-e; David Williams (b) on c; Michael Carvin (d) on c; Al Foster (d) on d; Mickey Roker (d) on a-b, e; Al Chalk (per) on d.

No date given. Probably multiple sessions.


Date: February 16, 21, 22 and May 13, 1977
Location: Sound Ideas Studios, New York City
Label: Horizon

Chet Baker (ldr), Paul Desmond (as), Chet Baker (t, v), Kenny Barron (p), Don Sebesky (ep), Ron Carter (b), Tony Williams (d)

a. You Can't Go Home Again - 5:43(Don Sebesky)
Horizon LP 12"726 — You Can't Go Home Again   (1977)
b. The Best Thing For You - 4:20(Irving Berlin) / arr: Don Sebesky
A&M CDCD 0832 — The Best Thing For You   
c. I'm Getting Sentimental Over You(Ned Washington, George Bassman) / arr: Don Sebesky
A&M CDCD 0832 — The Best Thing For You   
d. You've Changed - 6:08(Carl Fischer, Bill Carey) / arr: Don Sebesky
A&M CDCD 0832 — The Best Thing For You   
e. Oh, You Crazy Moon - 3:38(Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke) / arr: Don Sebesky
A&M CDCD 0832 — The Best Thing For You   
f. How Deep Is The Ocean - 5:49(Irving Berlin) / arr: Don Sebesky
A&M CDCD 0832 — The Best Thing For You   
All titles on: Verve CD314 543 516-2 — You Can't Go Home Again   (2000)

c, d performed as medley.

Chet Baker (v) on b-f.


Date: March 25 & 26, 1977
Location: Sweet Basil, New York City
Label: Milestone

Ron Carter (ldr), Kenny Barron (p), Ron Carter (pb), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. a-01 Saguaro - 18:25(Ron Carter)
Milestone CDMCD-55004-2 — Piccolo   (1999)
b. b-01 Sunshower - 15:17(Kenny Barron)
Milestone CDMCD-55004-2 — Piccolo   (1999)
c. b-02 Blue Monk - 6:13(Thelonious Monk)
d. c-01 Three Little Words - 8:46(Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby)
Milestone CDMCD-55004-2 — Piccolo   (1999)
e. c-02 Laverne Walk - 12:24(Oscar Pettiford)
Milestone CDMCD-55004-2 — Piccolo   (1999)
f. d-01 Little Waltz - 8:15(Ron Carter)
Milestone CDMCD-55004-2 — Piccolo   (1999)
g. d-02 Tambien Conocido Como - 12:59(Ron Carter)
Milestone CDMCD-55004-2 — Piccolo   (1999)
All titles on: Milestone LP 12"M-55004 — Piccolo   (1977)

Date: April 6, 1977
Location: Generation Sound, New York City
Label: Atlantic

Sonny Fortune (ldr), Sonny Fortune (pic, f, af, ss, as), Kenny Barron (ep), Horacee Arnold (cel, d, per), Gary King (eb), Jack DeJohnette (d, per), Sammy Figueroa (bgo, cga), Rafael Cruz (per)

a. Bacchanal - 5:42(Kenny Barron)
b. Not All Dreams Are Real - 5:53(Sonny Fortune)
c. Serengeti Minstrel - 10:53(Horacee Arnold)
All titles on: Atlantic LP 12"SD 18225 — Serengeti Minstrel   (1977)

Sonny Fortune (pic) on c, (af) on a, c, (ss) on c, (as) on b; Horacee Arnold (cel) on c, (d) on c, (per) on c; Jack DeJohnette (d) on a-b, (per) on c; Sammy Figueroa (bgo) on a.

"Serengeti Minstrel" was completed on April 7, 1977.


Date: April 7, 1977
Location: Generation Sound, New York City
Label: Atlantic

Sonny Fortune (ldr), Sonny Fortune (ss, as, per), Woody Shaw (c, fh), Kenny Barron (ep), Gary King (eb), Jack DeJohnette (d), Sammy Figueroa (cga, per), Rafael Cruz (per)

a. The Afro-Americans - 7:26(Sonny Fortune)
b. There's Nothing Smart About Being Stupid - 6:47(Sonny Fortune)
Both titles on: Atlantic LP 12"SD 18225 — Serengeti Minstrel   (1977)

Sonny Fortune (ss) on b, (as) on a, (per) on a; Woody Shaw (c) on a, (fh) on b; Sammy Figueroa (per) on b.

"Serengeti Minstrel" begun at the April 6, 1977 was completed at this session.


Date: November 1977
Location: M.S.I. Studios, Pennsauken, NJ
Label: Cullen Knight Music

Cullen Knight (ldr), Cullen Knight (t), Monnette Sudler (g), Kenny Barron (p), Charles Fambrough (b), Bobby Durham (d)

a. a-01 Once You Get It - 7:34(Cullen Knight)
Cullen Knight Music CDCKM-319 — The Life And Times Of Cullen Knight, volume 1 (1962-1986)   
b. a-02 Once You Fall In Love - 7:21(Cullen Knight)
Cullen Knight Music CDCKM-319 — The Life And Times Of Cullen Knight, volume 1 (1962-1986)   
c. b-03 Looking Up - 8:36(Cullen Knight)
Cullen Knight Music CDCKM-320 — The Life And Times Of Cullen Knight, volume 2 (1965-1999)   
All titles on: Cullen Knight Music LP 12" — Looking Up   (1978)
Cullen Knight Music CD — Looking Up   (2007)

Date: November 16, 18, 21, 22, 1977
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Milestone

Ron Carter (ldr), Jerry Dodgion (pic, f, af, cl), George Marge (pic, f, ob, cl), Wally Kane (f, bsn, cl), Charles Russo (cl, bcl), Jay Berliner (g, acg), Kenny Barron (p), Ron Carter (pb, b, per), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d, per), Bob Freedman (con)

a. a-01 Peg Leg - 8:06(Ron Carter) / arr: Bob Freedman
b. a-02 Sheila's Song (Hasta Luego, Mi Amiga) - 6:14(Ron Carter) / arr: Bob Freedman
c. a-03 Chapter XI - 5:41(Ron Carter) / arr: Bob Freedman
d. b-01 Epistrophy - 6:06(Thelonious Monk, Kenny Clarke) / arr: Bob Freedman
e. b-02 My Ship - 5:10(Kurt Weill, Ira Gershwin) / arr: Bob Freedman
f. b-03 Patchouli - 7:06(Ron Carter) / arr: Bob Freedman
All titles on: Milestone LP 12"M 9082 — Peg Leg   (1978)
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-621-2 — Peg Leg   (1991)

Jerry Dodgion (pic) on f, (f) on a-b, d, f, (af) on e-f, (cl) on c; George Marge (pic) on f, (f) on a-b, f, (ob) on b, d, (cl) on c, e; Wally Kane (f) on a, f, (bsn) on b, d-e, (cl) on a, c; Charles Russo (cl) on a-b, d, f, (bcl) on c-e; Jay Berliner (g) on a, (acg) on b, f; Kenny Barron (p) on a-d, f; Ron Carter (pb) on a, c-d, (b) on b, e-f, (per) on a-b; Buster Williams (b) on a, c-d; Ben Riley (d) on a-d, f, (per) on b.


Date: December 27 & 28, 1977
Location: Vanguard 23rd Street Studio, New York City
Label: Vanguard

Bob Mover (ldr), Bob Mover (ss, as), Claudio Roditi (t, fh), Kenny Barron (p), Ron McClure (b), Ben Riley (d), Rafael Cruz (per)

a. a-01 Sweet Basil - 6:04(Bob Mover)
b. a-02 We'll Be Together Again - 7:20(Carl Fischer, Frankie Laine)
c. a-03 Tristeza [aka Goodbye Sadness] - 2:49(Haroldo Lobo, Niltinho, Norman Gimbel)
d. a-04 Florence's Fantaisie - 5:25(Bob Mover)
e. b-01 All Or Nothing At All - 7:32(Arthur Altman, Jack Lawrence)
f. b-02 If You Never Come To Me - 4:50(Antonio Carlos Jobim, Aloysio Oliveira, Ray Gilbert)
g. b-03 Milestones - 4:55(John Lewis)
h. b-04 You And I - 2:59(Stevie Wonder)
All titles on: Vanguard LP 12"VSD 79408 — Bob Mover   (1979)

Bob Mover (ss) on d, g, (as) on a-c, e-f, h; Claudio Roditi (t) on a, d-g, (fh) on a, d-g; Ron McClure (b) on a-g; Ben Riley (d) on a-g; Rafael Cruz (per) on a, c, f.

Band vocal on c.


Date: ca. 1978
Location: Regent Sound Studios, New York City
Label: Wolf Records

Kenny Barron (ldr), Sonny Fortune (as), Kenny Barron (p, ep, syn), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d), Rafael Cruz (per)

a. a-01 Sunshower - 12:05(Kenny Barron)
b. a-02 Innocence - 10:07(Kenny Barron)
c. b-01 Bacchanal - 7:58(Kenny Barron)
All titles on: Wolf Records LP 12"1203 — Innocence   (1978)

No date given.


Date: ca. 1978
Location: Regent Sound Studios, New York City
Label: Wolf Records

Kenny Barron (ldr), Jimmy Owens (t), Kenny Barron (p, ep, syn), Gary King (eb), Brian Brake (d), Billy Hart (per)

a. b-02 Sunday Morning - 8:40(Kenny Barron)
b. b-03 Nothing To Fear - 7:21(Jimmy Owens, Chris White)
Both titles on: Wolf Records LP 12"1203 — Innocence   (1978)

No date given.


Date: ca. 1978
Location: Audio One, New York City
Label: A&M

Jimmy Owens (ldr), George Barrow (f, bar), Jerry Dodgion, Alex Foster (f, as), Seldon Powell, Harold Vick (f, ts), Cecil Bridgewater, Jon Faddis, Virgil Jones, Victor Paz, Charles Sullivan [aka Kamau Adilifu] (t), Jimmy Owens (t, fh), Wayne Andre, Earl McIntyre, Alfred Patterson, Janice Robinson (tb), Carlos Alomar, George Davis, Mantwila Nyomo (g), Kenny Barron, Stanley Cowell, Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson (key), Chris White (b), Gary King (eb), Brian Brake, Billy Cobham (d), Erroll 'Crusher' Bennett (per)

a. a-01 Home - 5:53(Charlie Smalls) / arr: Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson
b. a-02 New Tune - 5:47(Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson) / arr: Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson
c. a-03 Dreaming My Life Away - 5:45(Norma Jordan, Jimmy Owens) / arr: Jimmy Owens
d. a-04 Never Subject To Change - 5:34(Jimmy Owens) / arr: Jimmy Owens
e. b-01 B. S. - 6:51(Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson) / arr: Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson
f. b-02 Sweet Love - 9:42(Kenny Barron, Chris White) / arr: Kenny Barron
g. b-03 Exercise (Dis'go, Dis'way) - 6:21(Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson) / arr: Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson
All titles on: A&M LP 12"SP 729 — Headin' Home   (1978)

George Barrow (f) on g, (bar) on g; Jerry Dodgion (f) on g, (as) on g; Alex Foster (f) on g, (as) on g; Seldon Powell (f) on g, (ts) on g; Harold Vick (f) on g, (ts) on g; Cecil Bridgewater (t) on g; Jon Faddis (t) on g; Virgil Jones (t) on g; Jimmy Owens (t) on a-b, d, g, (fh) on c, e-f; Victor Paz (t) on g; Charles Sullivan [aka Kamau Adilifu] (t) on g; Wayne Andre (tb) on g; Earl McIntyre (tb) on g; Alfred Patterson (tb) on g; Janice Robinson (tb) on g; Carlos Alomar (g) on a-d, f; Mantwila Nyomo (g) on e; Kenny Barron (key) on a-f; Stanley Cowell (key) on g; Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson (key) on g; Chris White (b) on e-f; Gary King (eb) on a-d, g; Brian Brake (d) on a-f; Billy Cobham (d) on g.

Date unknown - 1978 is issue date. Probably multiple sessions.


Date: January 7, 1978
Location: Nippon Columbia Studio, Tokyo, Japan
Label: Denon

Buster Williams (ldr), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. 01 Tokudo - 9:42(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
b. 02 This Time The Dream's On Me - 6:29(Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer)
c. 03 Firewater [aka Dual Force; aka Fuego] - 7:36(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
d. 04 A Beautiful Friendship - 6:42(Donald Kahn, Stanley Styne)
e. 05 Someday My Prince Will Come - 14:58(Frank E. Churchill, Larry Morey)
All titles on: Denon CDDC 8549 — Tokudo   (1989)

"Firewater" listed as "Fuego".


Date: March 20, 1978
Location: New York City
Label: SteepleChase

Buck Hill (ldr), Buck Hill (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Billy Hart (d)

a. a-01 Tokudo - 8:46(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
SteepleChase LP 12"SCS 1095 — This Is Buck Hill   (1978)
b. a-02 Yesterdays - 9:34(Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach)
SteepleChase LP 12"SCS 1095 — This Is Buck Hill   (1978)
c. a-03 Oleo - 5:11(Sonny Rollins)
SteepleChase LP 12"SCS 1095 — This Is Buck Hill   (1978)
d. b-01 I'm Aquarius - 6:54(Roger 'Buck' Hill)
SteepleChase LP 12"SCS 1095 — This Is Buck Hill   (1978)
e. b-02 S.M.Y. [aka So Smug You] - 7:42(Roger 'Buck' Hill)
SteepleChase LP 12"SCS 1095 — This Is Buck Hill   (1978)
f. tk 2alt S.M.Y. [aka So Smug You] - 7:16(Roger 'Buck' Hill)
g. b-03 Two Chord Molly - 10:23(Roger 'Buck' Hill)
SteepleChase LP 12"SCS 1095 — This Is Buck Hill   (1978)
All titles on: SteepleChase CDSCCD 31095 — This Is Buck Hill   (1993)

Location is not Copenhagen, Denmark.


Date: March 28, 30 and April 3, 1978
Location: Generation Sound, New York City
Label: Muse

Buster Williams (ldr), Kenny Barron, Jimmy Rowles (p), Buster Williams (b), Billy Hart (d), Gayle Dixon (vn), Akua Dixon Turre (vc), Suzanne Klewan (v)

a. a-03 Shadows - 9:42(Charles 'Buster' Williams) / arr: Buster Williams
b. b-01 Pygmy Lullaby - 6:52(Jimmy Rowles) / arr: Buster Williams
c. b-02 Ruby P'gonia - 8:25(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
All titles on: Muse LP 12"MR 5171 — Heartbeat   (1978)

Kenny Barron (p) on a, c; Jimmy Rowles (p) on b; Gayle Dixon (vn) on a-b; Akua Dixon Turre (vc) on a-b; Suzanne Klewan (v) on b.

Specifics of each session unknown.


Date: March 30, 31 and April 1, 4, 1978
Location: CBS Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Columbia

Freddie Hubbard (ldr), Hubert Laws (pic, f, af), Joe Henderson (ts), Freddie Hubbard (t, fh), George Benson (g), Kenny Barron (p, ep, org), Dale Oehler (syn), Ron Carter (b), Jack DeJohnette (d, tam)

a. alt Super Blue(Benard Ighner) / arr: Freddie Hubbard, Dale Oehler
b. a-01 Super Blue - 7:50(Benard Ighner) / arr: Freddie Hubbard, Dale Oehler
Columbia LP 12"JC 35386 — Super Blue   (1978)
Columbia LP 12"JC 36358 — The Best Of Freddie Hubbard   (1980)
c. a-02 To Her Ladyship - 7:50(Freddie Hubbard) / arr: Freddie Hubbard, Dale Oehler
Columbia LP 12"JC 35386 — Super Blue   (1978)
d. alt Take It To The Ozone(Freddie Hubbard) / arr: Freddie Hubbard, Dale Oehler
e. a-03 Take It To The Ozone - 7:01(Freddie Hubbard) / arr: Freddie Hubbard, Dale Oehler
Columbia LP 12"JC 35386 — Super Blue   (1978)
f. b-01 The Gospel Truth - 4:59(Freddie Hubbard) / arr: Freddie Hubbard, Dale Oehler
Columbia LP 12"JC 35386 — Super Blue   (1978)
g. b-02 The Surest Things Can Change - 6:20(Gino Vannelli) / arr: Freddie Hubbard, Dale Oehler
Columbia LP 12"JC 35386 — Super Blue   (1978)
h. alt Theme For Kareem(Freddie Hubbard) / arr: Freddie Hubbard, Dale Oehler
i. b-03 Theme For Kareem - 6:07(Freddie Hubbard) / arr: Freddie Hubbard, Dale Oehler
Columbia LP 12"JC 35386 — Super Blue   (1978)
All titles on: Mosaic CDMOCT 5001 — Super Blue   (2007)

Hubert Laws (pic) on h-i, (f) on a-c, (af) on f-g; Joe Henderson (ts) on a-e, h-i; Freddie Hubbard (t) on a-b, d-e, h-i, (fh) on c-i; George Benson (g) on c; Kenny Barron (p) on d-f, h-i, (ep) on a-c, g, (org) on f; Dale Oehler (syn) on a-b; Jack DeJohnette (tam) on f.

Tambourine on "The Gospel Truth" may not be by DeJohnette.

Further details needed on alternative takes.


Date: March 28, 30 and April 3, 1978
Location: Generation Sound, New York City
Label: Muse

Buster Williams (ldr), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. a-01 I Fall In Love Too Easily - 5:09(Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)
b. a-02 Tokudo - 5:24(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
c. b-03 Veronica - 2:32(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
All titles on: Muse LP 12"MR 5171 — Heartbeat   (1978)

Kenny Barron (p) on a-b; Ben Riley (d) on a-b.

Session specifics unknown.


Date: April 14, 1978
Location: Tralfamadore Cafe, Buffalo, NY
Label: [radio broadcast]

Ron Carter (ldr), Kenny Barron (p), Ron Carter (pb), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. 01 Three Little Words - 19:14(Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby)
b. 02 Saguaro - 27:10(Ron Carter)

Broadcast on NPR "Jazz Alive" program.


Date: April 25, 1978
Location: RCA Studios, New York City
Label: Xanadu

Sam Most (ldr), Sam Most (f), Kenny Barron (p), George Mraz (b), Walter Bolden (d), Warren Smith (per)

a. a-01 What Is, Is - 5:34(Sam Most)
b. a-02 Breath Of Love - 5:49(Sam Most)
c. a-03 Blue Hue - 5:49(Sam Most)
d. a-04 You Are Always The One - 7:31(Sam Most)
e. b-01 Child Of The Forest - 5:46(Sam Most)
f. b-02 One Forgotten Yesterday - 4:13(Sam Most)
g. b-03 Keep Moving - 6:07(Sam Most)
h. b-04 Out Of Sight, In Mind - 6:29(Sam Most)
All titles on: Xanadu LP 12"160 — From The Attic Of My Mind   (1980)

Date: ca. June 1978
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Milestone

Ron Carter (ldr), Jay Berliner (g, acg), Kenny Barron (p), Ron Carter (pb, b), Jack DeJohnette (d), Ralph MacDonald (per), John Abramowitz, Richard Locker, Charles McCracken, Kermit Moore (vc)

a. a-02 El Ojo De Dios - 6:22(Ron Carter) / arr: Ron Carter
b. a-03 A Quiet Place - 6:02(Ron Carter) / arr: Ron Carter
c. b-01 Good Time - 6:18(Ron Carter) / arr: Ron Carter
d. b-02 Someday My Prince Will Come - 4:57(Frank E. Churchill, Larry Morey) / arr: Ron Carter
e. b-03 N. O. Blues - 6:19(Ron Carter) / arr: Ron Carter
All titles on: Milestone LP 12"M 9086 — Song For You   (1978)
Milestone CDMCD-47099-2 — Songs For You   (2003)

Jay Berliner (g) on b, (acg) on a; Ralph MacDonald (per) on a-b, d-e.

Possibly multiple sessions.


Date: July 1978
Location: New York City
Label: East World

Marvin 'Hannibal' Peterson (ldr), Marvin 'Hannibal' Peterson (t), Kenny Barron (p), Cecil McBee (b), Billy Hart (d), Diedre Murray (vc)

a. Naima(John Coltrane)
b. In A Sentimental Mood(Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Manny Kurtz)
Both titles on: East World LP 12"EWLF 98004 — Naima   (1978)

Diedre Murray (vc) on b.


Date: August 1978
Location: Generation Sound, New York City
Label: Muse

Bill Barron (ldr), Bill Barron (ss, ts), Jimmy Owens (t, fh), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Ed Blackwell (d)

a. a-01 Jazz Caper - 7:25(Bill Barron)
b. a-02 Spring Thing - 7:25(Bill Barron)
c. a-03 Until Further Notice - 5:31(Bill Barron)
d. a-04 New Love - 4:03(Bill Barron, Janet Jarrett)
e. b-01 One For Bird - 8:09(Bill Barron)
f. b-02 Hoppin' And Skippin' - 6:08(Bill Barron)
g. b-03 Flip Flop - 6:41(Bill Barron)
All titles on: Muse LP 12"MR 5235 — Jazz Caper   (1982)

Bill Barron (ss) on c, f, (ts) on a-b, d-e, g; Jimmy Owens (t) on a-c, f-g, (fh) on e.


Date: August 5, 1978
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Muse

Charlie Shoemake (ldr), David Schnitter (ts), Charlie Shoemake (vib), Kenny Barron (p), Cecil McBee (b), Al Foster (d)

a. a-01 This Happy Madness [aka Estrada Branca] - 5:50(Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes, Gene Lees)
b. a-02 That's Earl, Brother - 7:48(Dizzy Gillespie)
c. a-03 Sunstroke - 2:45(Charlie Shoemake)
d. b-01 You'll Love New York - 6:10(Joe Emley)
e. b-02 42nd Street Changes [aka A Scene Of Change] - 5:55(Charlie Shoemake)
f. b-03 We'll Be Together Again - 5:45(Carl Fischer, Frankie Laine)
All titles on: Muse LP 12"MR 5193 — Sunstroke   (1979)

Date: September-October 1978
Location: Columbia Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Buddah

Buster Williams (ldr), Hubert Laws (f), Hank Crawford (as), Eddie Henderson (t, fh), Kenny Barron (p), Onaje Allan Gumbs (ep, clv, con), Buster Williams (pb, b), Billy Hart, Ben Riley (d), Nobu Urushiyama (per), John Blake, Lloyd Carter, Gayle Dixon, Eddie Drennon, Carl Ector, George Taylor (vn), Valerie Collymore, Melvyn Roundtree (vl), Akua Dixon Turre, Clarissa Howell, Ulysses Kirksey, Ronald Lipscomb (vc), Terri Gonzalez, Curtis Rance King, Jr., Darryl S. Tookes (v)

a. a-01 When The Sky Is Clear - 8:36(Onaje Allan Gumbs) / arr: Onaje Allan Gumbs
b. a-02 Betcha By Golly, Wow! - 6:51(Linda Creed, Thomas Bell) / arr: Onaje Allan Gumbs
c. a-03 Ain't Misbehavin' - 7:10(Thomas 'Fats' Waller, Harry Brooks, Andy Razaf)
d. b-01 Seascape - 8:47(Kenny Barron) / arr: Onaje Allan Gumbs
e. b-02 So Falls The Past - 9:30(Onaje Allan Gumbs) / arr: Onaje Allan Gumbs
f. b-03 Dreams Come True - 7:32(Charles 'Buster' Williams, Veronica Williams) / arr: Onaje Allan Gumbs
All titles on: Buddah LP 12"BDS 5728 — Dreams Come True   (1980)
Unidisc CDUBK 4110 — Dreams Come True   (2005)

Hubert Laws (f) on a-b, d; Hank Crawford (as) on f; Eddie Henderson (t) on d, f, (fh) on e; Onaje Allan Gumbs (ep) on a-b, e-f, (clv) on f, (con) on a-b, d-f; Buster Williams (pb) on a, c; Billy Hart (d) on a, d-e; Ben Riley (d) on b-d; Nobu Urushiyama (per) on a-b, d-f; John Blake (vn) on a-b, f; Lloyd Carter (vn) on a-b, f; Gayle Dixon (vn) on a-b, f; Eddie Drennon (vn) on a-b, f; Carl Ector (vn) on a-b, f; George Taylor (vn) on a-b, f; Valerie Collymore (vl) on a-b, f; Melvyn Roundtree (vl) on a-b, f; Akua Dixon Turre (vc) on a-b, f; Clarissa Howell (vc) on a-b, f; Ulysses Kirksey (vc) on a-b, f; Ronald Lipscomb (vc) on a-b, f; Terri Gonzalez (v) on a, e-f; Curtis Rance King, Jr. (v) on a, e-f; Darryl S. Tookes (v) on a, e-f.

Some instrumental assignments speculative (strings and drums).


Date: September 13, 1978
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Muse

David Schnitter (ldr), David Schnitter (ts, v), Ted Dunbar (g), Kenny Barron (p), Cecil McBee (b), Billy Hart (d), Guilherme Franco (per, v)

a. a-01 Thundering - 5:28(David Schnitter)
Muse LP 12"MR 5197 — Thundering   (1979)
b. a-02 Star Dust - 7:37(Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish)
Muse LP 12"MR 5197 — Thundering   (1979)
c. a-03 Flying Colors - 6:00(James Williams)
Muse LP 12"MR 5197 — Thundering   (1979)
d. b-01 Ça Purange - 8:03(N. Mussapere)
Muse LP 12"MR 5197 — Thundering   (1979)
e. b-02 Herb's Blues - 6:00(Robert Hanlon)
Muse LP 12"MR 5197 — Thundering   (1979)
f. b-03 There Goes The Ball Game - 3:12(John Kander, Fred Ebb)
Muse LP 12"MR 5197 — Thundering   (1979)
g. If I Loved You - 2:50(Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)
Muse LP 12"MR 5222 — Glowing   (1981)

David Schnitter (ts) on a-f, (v) on d, f-g; Guilherme Franco (v) on d.

Muse MR 5222 does not mention recording date, giving wrong impression that all material is from July 10, 1979.


Date: October 20, 1978
Location: Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Label: [private recording]

Harold Vick (ldr), Harold Vick (ts), Ted Dunbar (g), Kenny Barron (p), Michael Fleming (b), Michael Carvin (d)

a. 02 Lover Man - 8:54(Roger 'Ram' Ramirez, Jimmy Davis, Jimmy Sherman)
b. 03 On Green Dolphin Street - 13:52(Bronislau Kaper, Ned Washington)
c. 04 Impressions - 16:42(John Coltrane)

Additional unknown selection: #1 (9:58).

A spoken announcement precedes the first selection.


Date: November 1978
Location: A & R Studios, New York City
Label: Warner Bros.

Michael Franks (ldr), Dave Liebman (f), Lew Soloff (pt), Joe Caro (g), Kenny Barron (p), Paul Griffin (org), Herb Bushler (b), Rick Marotta (d), Erroll 'Crusher' Bennett (cga), Rubens Bassini, Dominic Cortese (per), Michael Franks, Hilda Harris, Flora Purim, Maeretha Stewart (v)

a. a-01 Sanpaku - 4:10(Michael Franks) / arr: John Simon
b. a-05 Jardin Botanico - 3:32(Michael Franks) / arr: John Simon
c. b-04 Lifeline - 6:10(Michael Franks) / arr: John Simon
All titles on: Warner Bros. LP 12"BSK 3294 — Tiger In The Rain   (1979)
Warner Bros. CDWPCP 3607 — Tiger In The Rain   (1990)

Dave Liebman (f) on b; Lew Soloff (pt) on c; Paul Griffin (org) on a, c; Erroll 'Crusher' Bennett (cga) on a-b; Dominic Cortese (per) on c; Hilda Harris (v) on a, c; Flora Purim (v) on a, c; Maeretha Stewart (v) on a, c.


Date: November 1978
Location: A & R Studios, New York City
Label: Warner Bros.

Michael Franks (ldr), Dave Liebman (f), George Young (f, ts), Seldon Powell (ss, ts), Lou Marini (as), Lew Delgatto (ts), Claudio Roditi (t), John Clark (frh), Tom 'Bones' Malone (tb), Mike Mainieri (vib), Bucky Pizzarelli (g, acg), Kenny Barron (p), Ron Carter (b), Ben Riley (d), Rubens Bassini, John Simon (per), Charles Libove, Harry Lookofsky (vn), Harold Coletta (vl), Abdul Wadud (vc), Michael Franks (v)

a. a-03 Living On The Inside - 5:36(Michael Franks) / arr: John Simon
b. a-04 Hideaway - 4:09(Michael Franks) / arr: John Simon
c. b-01 Underneath The Apple Tree - 5:52(Michael Franks) / arr: John Simon
d. b-02 Tiger In The Rain - 4:17(Michael Franks) / arr: John Simon
All titles on: Warner Bros. LP 12"BSK 3294 — Tiger In The Rain   (1979)
Warner Bros. CDWPCP 3607 — Tiger In The Rain   (1990)

Dave Liebman (f) on c; George Young (f) on c, (ts) on c; Seldon Powell (ss) on d, (ts) on b; Lou Marini (as) on c; Lew Delgatto (ts) on c; Claudio Roditi (t) on c; John Clark (frh) on c; Tom 'Bones' Malone (tb) on c; Mike Mainieri (vib) on a-b, d; Bucky Pizzarelli (g) on b, (acg) on a, c-d; Kenny Barron (p) on a-c; Rubens Bassini (per) on b, d; John Simon (per) on b; Charles Libove (vn) on a; Harry Lookofsky (vn) on a; Harold Coletta (vl) on a; Abdul Wadud (vc) on a.

Saxophone assignments on "Underneath The Apple Tree" are speculative. Dave Liebman plays first flute solo. George Young plays tenor solo and second flute solo.


Date: November 14 & 15, 1978
Location: Sound Ideas, New York City
Label: Baystate

Marion Brown (ldr), Marion Brown (as), Kenny Barron (p), Cecil McBee (b), Philly Joe Jones (d)

a. a-01 Sunshine Road - 9:19(Marion Brown)
b. a-02 Soul Eyes - 10:20(Mal Waldron)
c. a-03 Body And Soul - 7:15(Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton)
d. b-01 Afrisa - 5:25(Marion Brown)
e. b-02 Goodbye Pork Pie Hat - 8:45(Charles Mingus)
f. b-03 Blue Monk - 11:29(Thelonious Monk)
All titles on: Baystate LP 12"RJL 2601 — Soul Eyes   
Baystate LP 12"RVJ 6036 — Soul Eyes   (1979)
Baystate CDBVCJ-1031 — Soul Eyes   (1994)

Date: December 6, 1978
Location: Sound Ideas Studio, New York City
Label: Denon

Kenny Barron, Tommy Flanagan (ldr), Kenny Barron, Tommy Flanagan (p)

a. a-01 Donna [aka Dig] - 4:30(Jackie McLean)
b. a-02 If I Should Lose You - 7:59(Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger)
c. a-03 Stella By Starlight - 5:51(Victor Young, Ned Washington)
d. b-01 I Can't Get Started - 6:17(Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin)
e. b-02 Darn That Dream - 5:26(Jimmy Van Heusen, Edgar DeLange)
f. b-03 The Way You Look Tonight - 7:10(Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields)
All titles on: Denon LP 12"YX 7544 ND — Together   (1979)
Denon CD38C38-7263 — Together   (1984)

Date: December 13, 1978
Label: Denon

Billy Harper (ldr), Billy Harper (ts), Everett Hollins (t), Kenny Barron (p), Greg Maker (b), Malcolm Pinson (d)

a. Insight(Billy Harper)
b. Knowledge Of Self
Both titles on: Denon LP 12"YX-7801-ND — Knowledge Of Self   

Date: December 1978
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Milestone

Ron Carter (ldr), Hugh McCracken (h, g), Kenny Barron (p), Ron Carter (pb, b), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d), Ralph MacDonald (per), John Abramowitz, Richard Locker, Charles McCracken, Kermit Moore (vc)

a. a-01 All Blues - 8:42(Miles Davis) / arr: Ron Carter
b. a-02 Opus 2 - 5:32(Ron Carter) / arr: Ron Carter
c. a-03 B and A - 3:54(Ron Carter) / arr: Ron Carter
d. b-01 Pick 'Em - 6:01(Ron Carter) / arr: Ron Carter
e. b-02 Tranquil - 5:22(Ron Carter) / arr: Ron Carter
f. b-03 Eight - 6:39(Ron Carter) / arr: Ron Carter
All titles on: Milestone LP 12"M-9092 — Pick 'Em   (1980)
Milestone CDMCD-47090-2 — Pick 'Em/Super Strings   (2001)

Hugh McCracken (h) on d, (g) on d; Kenny Barron (p) on a-b, d-f; Ron Carter (b) on c-d; Buster Williams (b) on a-b, d-f; Ben Riley (d) on a-b, d-f; Ralph MacDonald (per) on d-e; John Abramowitz (vc) on a-b, d-f; Richard Locker (vc) on a-b, d-f; Charles McCracken (vc) on a-b, d-f; Kermit Moore (vc) on a-b, d-f.


Date: late 1970s
Location: Sweet Basil, New York City
Label: [private recording]

Roberta Baum (ldr), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d), Roberta Baum (v)

a. What Is This Thing Called Love(Cole Porter)
b. Speak Low(Kurt Weill, Ogden Nash)

Date unknown. One additional unknown title.


Date: January 3, 1979
Location: RPM Studios, New York City
Label: Interplay

Sam Jones (ldr), Kenny Barron (p, ep), Sam Jones (b), Keith Copeland (d)

a. a-01 Rhythm-a-ning - 5:30(Thelonious Monk)
b. a-02 Lillie - 6:01(Sam Jones)
c. a-03 Seascape - 7:02(Kenny Barron)
d. b-01 Tragic Magic - 6:02(Kenny Barron)
e. b-02 The Hymn Of Scorpio - 5:05(Sam Jones)
f. b-03 Bittersuite [aka Bittersweet] - 6:04(Sam Jones)
All titles on: Discovery LP 12"DS 861 — The Bassist!   
Interplay LP 12"IP 7720 — Trio   (1979)
M & I Jazz CDMYCJ 30363 — The Bassist!   

Date: March 1 & 2, 1979
Location: Vanguard Studios, New York City
Label: West 54

Charles Davis (ldr), Charles Davis (ss, ts, bar), Andrew 'Tex' Allen (t), Clifford Adams, Jr. (tb), Kenny Barron (p), Walter Booker (b), Billy Hart (d)

a. a-01 Monking - 8:52(Charles Davis)
b. a-02 Eastern Vibrations - 8:36(Charles Davis)
c. a-03 Mexico Street - 4:50(Charles Davis)
d. b-01 Dedicated To Tadd - 9:11(Charles Davis)
e. b-02 Love Gods - 7:27(Andrew 'Tex' Allen)
f. b-03 Sir Charles - 5:56(Andrew 'Tex' Allen)
All titles on: West 54 LP 12"WLW 8006 — "Dedicated To Tadd"   (1979)

Charles Davis (ss) on e, (ts) on a-d, f, (bar) on a-d, f.


Date: March 8, 1979
Location: NAJE Convention, Philadelphia, PA
Label: [private recording]

Andrew White (ldr), Andrew White (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Larry Ridley (b), Philly Joe Jones (d)

a. [unknown titles](Composer Unknown)

Date: April 20, 1979
Location: New York City
Label: SteepleChase

Tom Harrell, John McNeil (ldr), Tom Harrell, John McNeil (t, fh), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Billy Hart (d)

a. a-01 Chasin' The Bird - 5:45(Charlie Parker)
b. a-02 Namely You - 8:04(Johnny Mercer, Gene DePaul)
c. a-03 Terrestris - 6:50(Tom Harrell)
d. b-01 Little Dancers - 6:20(Tom Harrell)
e. b-02 Look To The Sky - 6:25(Antonio Carlos Jobim)
f. b-03 Unit 7 - 7:25(Sam Jones)
All titles on: SteepleChase LP 12"SCS 1128 — Look To The Sky   

Date: July 8, 1979
Location: New York City
Label: SteepleChase

Buck Hill (ldr), Buck Hill (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Billy Hart (d)

a. a-01 Scope - 5:54(Roger 'Buck' Hill)
SteepleChase LP 12"SCS 1123 — Scope   (1979)
b. a-02 Ballad Repeter - 6:14(Roger 'Buck' Hill)
SteepleChase LP 12"SCS 1123 — Scope   (1979)
c. a-03 Little Bossa - 7:19(Roger 'Buck' Hill)
SteepleChase LP 12"SCS 1123 — Scope   (1979)
d. b-01 Beast Beautiful - 5:36(Roger 'Buck' Hill)
SteepleChase LP 12"SCS 1123 — Scope   (1979)
e. b-02 The Sad Ones - 8:12(Roger 'Buck' Hill)
SteepleChase LP 12"SCS 1123 — Scope   (1979)
f. b-03 Funk Dumplin' - 5:56(Roger 'Buck' Hill)
SteepleChase LP 12"SCS 1123 — Scope   (1979)
g. Snaps - 7:27(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
All titles on: SteepleChase CDSCCD 31123 — Scope   (1995)

Date: July 21, 1979
Label: Muse

Charlie Shoemake (ldr), Pete Christlieb (ts), Charlie Shoemake (vib), Kenny Barron (p), Mark Helias (b), Ben Riley (d), Sandi Shoemake (v)

a. a-01 Blue Shoe - 7:38(Charlie Shoemake)
b. a-02 Bopt'Mystic - 6:13(Charlie Shoemake)
c. a-03 The Dream - 4:50(Terry Trotter, Morgan Ames)
d. b-01 Rainbows - 8:50(Joe Emley)
e. b-02 Cure For The Common Chord - 6:00(Charlie Shoemake)
f. b-03 Why, Someone Tell Me Why - 6:52(Pete Christlieb)
All titles on: Muse LP 12"MR 5221 — Blue Shoe   (1980)

Sandi Shoemake (v) on c.


Date: December 1979
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Milestone

Ron Carter (ldr), Hubert Laws (f), Art Farmer (fh), J. J. Johnson (tb), Jay Berliner (acg), Kenny Barron (p), Ron Carter (b), Billy Cobham (d), Ralph MacDonald (per)

a. a-01 NY Slick - 4:04(Ron Carter) / arr: Ron Carter
b. a-02 A Slight Smile - 4:19(Ron Carter) / arr: Ron Carter
c. a-03 Tierra Espanola - 8:48(Ron Carter) / arr: Ron Carter
d. b-01 Aromatic - 8:53(Ron Carter) / arr: Ron Carter
e. b-02 Alternate Route - 9:35(Ron Carter) / arr: Ron Carter
All titles on: Milestone LP 12"M 9096 — New York Slick   
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-916-2 — New York Slick   

Jay Berliner (acg) on c; Ralph MacDonald (per) on c.


Date: April 4, 1980
Location: Downtown Sound, New York City
Label: Muse

Kenny Barron (ldr), Kenny Barron (p)

a. Darn That Dream - 9:16(Jimmy Van Heusen, Edgar DeLange)
Muse LP 12"MR 5220 — Golden Lotus   (1982)
32 Jazz CD32023 — Soft Spoken Here   (1997)

Date: April 18, 1980
Location: Sound Heights Studio, Brooklyn, NY
Label: Muse

Kenny Barron (ldr), John Stubblefield (ss, ts), Steve Nelson (vib), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. a-01 Golden Lotus - 5:57(Kenny Barron)
b. a-02 Dewdrop - 6:38(Kenny Barron)
c. a-03 Cinco - 8:57(Kenny Barron)
d. b-02 Row House - 10:42(Kenny Barron)
All titles on: Muse LP 12"MR 5220 — Golden Lotus   (1982)
32 Jazz CD32023 — Soft Spoken Here   (1997)

John Stubblefield (ss) on a, d, (ts) on b-c.


Date: May 19 & 20, 1980
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Milestone

Ron Carter (ldr), Chet Baker (t), Amaury Tristão (g), Aloisio Aguilar, Kenny Barron (p), Ron Carter (b), Jack DeJohnette, Edison Machando (d), Nana Vasconcelos (per)

a. a-01 Ah, Rio - 8:13(Ron Carter)
b. a-02 Nearly - 9:43(Ron Carter)
c. b-01 Tailfeathers - 7:06(Ron Carter)
d. b-02 Yours Truly - 5:16(Ron Carter)
e. b-03 Third Plane - 7:07(Ron Carter)
All titles on: Milestone LP 12"M-9099 — Patrão    
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-778-2 — Patrão   

Amaury Tristão (g) on a, e; Aloisio Aguilar (p) on a, e; Edison Machando (d) on a, e.


Date: June 12, 1980
Location: RCA Studios, New York City
Label: Xanadu

Ted Dunbar (ldr), Steve Nelson (vib), Ted Dunbar (g), Kenny Barron (p), Rufus Reid (b), Al Foster (d)

a. a-01 Steps Etude - 3:05(Ted Dunbar)
b. a-02 It's About Everything - 8:38(Ted Dunbar)
c. a-03 You Say You Saw What? - 7:32(Ted Dunbar)
d. b-01 Blues Convergence - 7:12(Ted Dunbar)
e. b-02 Rare Moment - 2:25(Ted Dunbar)
f. b-03 Rhythmic Convergence - 8:58(Ted Dunbar)
All titles on: Xanadu LP 12"181 — Secundum Artem   (1980)

Date: July 1, 1980
Location: New York City
Label: India Navigation

Chico Freeman (ldr), Chico Freeman (f, ts), Jay Hoggard (vib, mar), Kenny Barron (p), Cecil McBee (b), Billy Hart (d), Nana Vasconcelos (ber, per), Val Eley (v)

a. a-01 The Search - 10:50(Chico Freeman)
b. a-02 Illas - 11:40(Chico Freeman, Valerie Kaye Eley)
c. b-01 Close To You Alone - 7:25(Cecil McBee, Valerie Kaye Eley)
d. b-02 Soweto Suite - 12:15(Chico Freeman, Valerie Kaye Eley)
All titles on: India Navigation LP 12"IN 1059 — The Search   (1983)

Date from JazzTimes 8/80 p.6. Additional composer "Satya" on "The Search"


Date: December 17 & 18, 1980
Location: Right Track Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Jazz America Marketing

Michal Urbaniak (ldr), Ted Dunbar (g), Kenny Barron (p, ep), Buster Williams (b), Roy Haynes (d), Michal Urbaniak (vn)

a. a-01 Yeah! - 5:57(Horace Silver)
b. a-02 Sugar - 6:23(Stanley Turrentine)
c. a-03 Pretext - 2:51(Michal Urbaniak)
d. a-04 House Of Jade - 6:29(Wayne Shorter)
e. b-01 Silver's Serenade - 4:28(Horace Silver)
f. b-02 Cookin' At The Continental - 4:48(Horace Silver)
g. b-03 Kasia - 5:44(Michal Urbaniak)
h. b-04 Deadline - 5:57(Michal Urbaniak)
All titles on: Jazz America Marketing LP 12"JAM 001 — NY5: Music For Violin & Jazz Quartet   (1981)
UBX CD1004 — Jazz Legends   

g. listed as "Kasha".


Date: ca. 1981
Location: Sear Sound, New York City
Label: Hannibal

Branford Marsalis (f, ss), George Adams (ts), Wynton Marsalis (t), Kenny Barron (p), Ron Carter (b), Wilbert Fletcher (d)

a. b-04 The White Sheik(Nino Rota) / arr: William S. Fischer
b. b-04 I Vitelloni(Nino Rota) / arr: William S. Fischer
c. b-04 Il Bidone(Nino Rota) / arr: William S. Fischer
d. b-04 Nights Of Cabiria - 8:51(Nino Rota) / arr: William S. Fischer
All titles on: Hannibal LP 12"HNBL 9301 — Amarcord Nino Rota   (1981)

a, b, c, d performed as medley.

Date unknown.


Date: January 9, 1981
Location: Blues Alley, Washington, DC
Label: [private recording]

Buster Williams (ldr), Sonny Fortune (f, ss, as), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. 01 The Surrey With The Fringe On The Top(Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)
b. 03 Come In Out Of The Rain - 24:31(Carl Sigman, Sidney Keith 'Bob' Russell)
c. 07 Someday My Prince Will Come - 2:36(Frank E. Churchill, Larry Morey)

Sonny Fortune (f) on b-c, (ss) on b-c, (as) on b-c.

Additional selections: 02 "Revelation" (18:52) - composer unknown; 04 (21:48) p,b,d only; 05 (29:31); 06 (27:49) - titles unknown.


Date: January 12, 1981
Location: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, CA
Label: Columbia

Kenny Barron (ldr), Bobby Hutcherson (vib, mar), Kenny Barron (p)

a. Sunshower - 3:21(Kenny Barron)
b. Calypso - 3:53(Kenny Barron)
Both titles on: Columbia LP 12"KC2 37100 — One Night Stand: A Keyboard Event   (1981)

Bobby Hutcherson (vib) on a, (mar) on b.


Date: February 13, 1981
Location: RCA Studio C, New York City
Label: Xanadu

Kenny Barron (ldr), Kenny Barron (p)

a. a-01 Bud-Like - 6:02(Kenny Barron)
Xanadu LP 12"188 — At The Piano   (1981)
b. a-02 The Star-Crossed Lovers - 8:38(Billy Strayhorn)
Xanadu LP 12"188 — At The Piano   (1981)
c. a-03 Misterioso - 7:45(Thelonious Monk)
Xanadu LP 12"188 — At The Piano   (1981)
d. b-01 Calypso - 4:02(Kenny Barron)
Xanadu LP 12"188 — At The Piano   (1981)
e. b-02 Body And Soul - 6:58(Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton)
Xanadu LP 12"188 — At The Piano   (1981)
f. b-03 Enchanted Flower - 6:15(Kenny Barron)
Xanadu LP 12"188 — At The Piano   (1981)
g. b-04 Rhythm-a-ning - 5:43(Thelonious Monk)
Xanadu LP 12"188 — At The Piano   (1981)
h. Wazuri Blues - 4:37(Kenny Barron)
Xanadu LP 12"201 — Anniversary   (1985)
All titles on: Prevue CDCD PR 3 — At The Piano   (1998)

Date: February 15 & 19, 1981
Location: Sound Ideas Studio, New York City
Label: Enja

Marvin 'Hannibal' Peterson (ldr), George Adams (ts), Marvin 'Hannibal' Peterson (t), Kenny Barron (p), Cecil McBee (b), Dannie Richmond (d), Diedre Murray (vc), Pat Peterson (v)

a. a-01 The Angels Of Atlanta - 12:34(Marvin 'Hannibal' Peterson)
b. a-02 The Story Teller - 8:50(Marvin 'Hannibal' Peterson)
c. b-01 The Inner Voice - 6:35(Pat Peterson)
d. b-02 Mother's Land - 5:04(Marvin 'Hannibal' Peterson)
e. b-03 Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child - 10:17(Traditional)
All titles on: Enja LP 12"3085 — The Angels Of Atlanta   (1981)

George Adams (ts) on a-b; Diedre Murray (vc) on b; Pat Peterson (v) on c-d.

I believe the second session was for "The Angels Of Atlanta" held in the Church of Intercession primarily recording for the Harlem Boys Choir, directed by Walter Turnbull.


Date: March 16 & 17, 1981
Location: Sound Ideas Studio, New York City
Label: Enja

Freddie Hubbard (ldr), Freddie Hubbard (t, fh), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Al Foster (d)

a. a-01 Santa Anna Winds - 9:26(Freddie Hubbard)
b. a-02 You Don't Know What Love Is - 6:22(Don Raye, Gene DePaul)
c. a-03 Hub-Tones - 4:11(Freddie Hubbard)
d. b-01 Firewater [aka Dual Force; aka Fuego] - 7:02(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
e. b-02 Loss - 10:01(Eric Dolphy)
All titles on: Enja LP 12"3095 — Outpost   
Enja CDR2 79661 — Outpost   (1987)

Freddie Hubbard (t) on a, c, e, (fh) on b, d.

c listed as "The Outpost Blues". d listed as "Dual Force". The title "Loss" is not a known Eric Dolphy composition and this blues may actually be "Les" (or another such as "245").


Date: March 22, 1981
Location: Fat Tuesdays, New York City
Label: [private recording]

Freddie Hubbard (ldr), David Schnitter (ts), Freddie Hubbard (t), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Al Foster (d)

a. [unknown titles](Composer Unknown)

Private recording exists. No details.


Date: April 1981 (two nights)
Location: Public Theater, New York City
Label: India Navigation

Chico Freeman, Von Freeman (ldr), Chico Freeman, Von Freeman (ts), Muhal Richard Abrams, Kenny Barron (p), Cecil McBee (b), Jack DeJohnette (d)

a. 01 I Can't Get Started - 8:32(Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin)
b. 02 Paying New York Dues - 20:38
c. 03 The Shadow Of Your Smile - 6:54(Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster)
d. 04 Lover Man - 6:32(Roger 'Ram' Ramirez, Jimmy Davis, Jimmy Sherman)
e. 05 Undercurrent - 14:59(Cecil McBee)
f. 06 I Remember You - 5:42(Victor Schertzinger, Johnny Mercer)
g. 07 Jug Ain't Gone - 10:28(Von Freeman)
All titles on: India Navigation CDIN 1070 CD — Freeman & Freeman   (1989)

Chico Freeman (ts) on b, e, g; Von Freeman (ts) on a-d, f-g; Muhal Richard Abrams (p) on b; Kenny Barron (p) on a, c-g.

e. listed as Undercurrents.


Date: April 14 & 15, 1981
Location: New York City
Label: Milestone

Ron Carter (ldr), John Tropea (g), Kenny Barron (p), Ron Carter (pb, b), Leon Maleson (b), Jack DeJohnette (d), Ralph MacDonald (per), Sanford Allen, Sandra Billingslea, Harry Cykman, Glenn Dicterow, Kenneth Gordon, Stanley Hunte, Alfio Micci, Marion Pinheiro, John Pintavalle, Richard D. Young (vn), Lamar Alsop, Jesse Levine, Maxine Roach, Harry Zaratzian (vl), Charles McCracken, Kermit Moore, Eugene Moye, Jr. (vc)

a. a-01 Bom Dia - 6:43(Ron Carter)
b. a-02 Don't Misunderstand - 6:15(Gordon Parks)
c. a-03 Super Strings - 7:30(Ron Carter)
d. b-01 Bitin' - 5:25(Ron Carter)
e. b-02 No Flowers, Please - 5:15(Ron Carter)
f. b-03 Uptown Conversation - 10:49(Ron Carter)
All titles on: Milestone LP 12"M-9100 — Super Strings   
Milestone CDMCD-47090-2 — Pick 'Em/Super Strings   (2001)

String assignments (violin/viola) are speculative and there is the possibility that only 16 are present at any one time.


Date: June 11 & 12, 1981
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Baystate

Joe Chambers (ldr), Sonny Fortune (f, as), Joe Chambers (vib, d), Yoshiaki Masuo (g), Kenny Barron (p, ep), Eddie Gomez (b), Ray Mantilla (per)

a. a-01 Irina - 6:33(Joe Chambers) / arr: Joe Chambers
b. a-02 Two Hearts - 3:34(Joe Chambers) / arr: Joe Chambers
c. a-03 Like Sonny - 6:10(John Coltrane) / arr: Joe Chambers
d. a-04 Visions - 5:53(Joe Chambers) / arr: Joe Chambers
e. a-05 The Night Has A Thousand Eyes - 5:08(Buddy Bernier, Jerome Brainin) / arr: Joe Chambers
f. b-01 Concierto De Aranjuez - 15:15(Joaquin Rodrigo) / arr: Joe Chambers
g. b-02 Dhabihu - 2:53(Joe Chambers) / arr: Joe Chambers
h. b-03 Autumn In New York - 6:34(Vernon Duke) / arr: Joe Chambers
All titles on: Baystate LP 12"RJL 8018 — New York Concerto   (1981)
Baystate CDBVCJ 37130 — New York Concerto   (2000)

Date: ca. 1982
Location: Atlantic Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Atlantic

Janis Siegel (ldr), Lou Marini (f, as), Frank Foster (ts), Jimmy Owens, Lew Soloff (t), Gerald Chamberlain, Robin Eubanks, Greg Williams (tb), Howard Johnson (tu), Ted Dunbar (g), Kenny Barron (p), Ron Carter (b), Grady Tate (d), Jon Hendricks, Janis Siegel (v), Slide Hampton (con)

a. Don't Get Scared - 3:07(Stan Getz, King Pleasure [Clarence Beeks], Jon Hendricks) / arr: Slide Hampton
b. Jackie - 2:05(Annie Ross, Hampton Hawes) / arr: Slide Hampton
Both titles on: Atlantic LP 12"80007-1 — Experiment In White   (1982)

Date: ca. 1982
Label: CEI Records

Terri Lyne Carrington (ldr), Sonny Carrington, George Coleman (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Terri Lyne Carrington (d)

a. What Is This Thing Called Love(Cole Porter)
b. La Bonita(Terri Lyne Carrington)
c. Seven Steps To Heaven(Victor Feldman, Miles Davis)
d. St. Thomas(Traditional, Sonny Rollins)
e. Just The Way You Are(Billy Joel)
f. Sonnymoon For Two(Sonny Rollins)
All titles on: CEI Records LP 12"CSRV 2705 — TLC And Friends   (1982)

Sonny Carrington (ts) on f.

No date given.


Date: ca. 1982
Location: Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC
Label: [private recording]

Benny Carter (ldr), Benny Carter (as), Kenny Barron (p), George Duvivier (b), Ronnie Bedford (d), Joe Kennedy, Jr. (vn)

a. 01 Honeysuckle Rose(Thomas 'Fats' Waller, Andy Razaf)
b. 02 Misty(Erroll Garner, Johnny Burke)
c. 03 Take The "A" Train(Billy Strayhorn)
d. 04 Cotton Tail(Duke Ellington)
e. 05 Autumn Leaves [aka Les Feuilles Mortes](Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prevert, Johnny Mercer)

Issued in 1982 on "Jazz At The Smithsonian" video.


Date: ca. 1982
Location: CBS Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Columbia

Chico Freeman, Von Freeman (ldr), Chico Freeman, Von Freeman (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Cecil McBee (b), Jack DeJohnette (d)

a. b-01 Jug Ain't Gone - 3:50(Von Freeman)
b. b-02 Time Marches On - 5:35(Von Freeman)
c. b-03 I Can't Get Started - 4:12(Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin)
d. b-04 Tribute To Our Fathers - 7:40(Chico Freeman)
All titles on: Columbia LP 12"FC 37972 — Fathers And Sons   (1982)

No date given.


Date: February 1, 1982
Location: RCA Studios, New York City
Label: Xanadu

Peter Sprague (ldr), Peter Sprague (g), Kenny Barron (p), Gene Perla (b), Barry Altschul (d)

a. a-01 Invention No. 8 in F Major(J. S. Bach)
b. a-01 Ah-Leu-Cha - 6:25(Charlie Parker)
c. a-02 Soul Eyes - 8:36(Mal Waldron)
d. a-03 Chick Boom, Chick Blues - 6:17(Peter Sprague)
e. b-01 You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To - 6:03(Cole Porter)
f. b-02 The Message Sent On The Wind - 6:38(Peter Sprague)
g. b-03 Cheryl - 4:45(Charlie Parker)
All titles on: Xanadu LP 12"193 — The Message Sent On The Wind   (1982)

a, b performed as medley.

Gene Perla (b) on b-g; Barry Altschul (d) on b-g.


Date: February 17, 1982
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Elektra/Musician

Sphere (ldr), Charlie Rouse (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. a-01 Four In One - 6:51(Thelonious Monk)
b. a-02 Light Blue - 3:36(Thelonious Monk)
c. a-03 Monk's Dream - 5:57(Thelonious Monk)
d. b-01 Evidence - 5:59(Thelonious Monk)
e. b-02 Reflections - 5:57(Thelonious Monk)
f. b-03 Eronel - 6:53(Thelonious Monk, Sadik Hakim, Sahib Shihab)
All titles on: Elektra/Musician LP 12"60166 — Four In One   (1982)
Elektra Masters CD7559-62601-2 — Four In One   

Date: April 1, 1982
Label: Stash

Chet Baker (ldr), James Newton (f), Chet Baker (t, v), Howard Johnson (tu), Kenny Barron (p), Charlie Haden (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. 01 Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child - 6:52(Traditional)
b. 02 Four - 4:34(Eddie Vinson, Miles Davis)
c. 03 Line For Lyons - 6:28(Gerry Mulligan)
d. 04 Ellen David - 8:32(Charlie Haden)
e. 05 But Not For Me - 6:23(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
f. 06 Prayer To The Newborn - 7:55(Dennis Luxion)
All titles on: Stash CD584 — But Not For Me   (1994)

James Newton (f) on a, d; Howard Johnson (tu) on b, e; Kenny Barron (p) on a-b, d-f; Chet Baker (v) on b, e.

Possibly from the same sessions as the "Studio Trieste" album, in which case location is Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ.

"Motherless Child" listed as "Lament."


Date: May 4, 1982
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Palo Alto

Continuum (ldr), Jimmy Heath (ts), Slide Hampton (tb), Kenny Barron (p), Ron Carter (b), Arthur Taylor (d)

a. a-01 Sid's Delight - 5:28(Tadd Dameron) / arr: Jimmy Heath
b. a-02 If You Could See Me Now - 6:45(Tadd Dameron, Carl Sigman) / arr: Slide Hampton
c. a-03 The Scene Is Clean - 4:51(Tadd Dameron) / arr: Slide Hampton
d. b-01 Lady Bird - 7:09(Tadd Dameron)
e. b-02 Nearness - 3:48(Tadd Dameron) / arr: Jimmy Heath
f. b-03 The Squirrel - 6:31(Tadd Dameron)
All titles on: Palo Alto LP 12"PA 8029-N — Mad About Tadd   (1983)
Collectables CD — Mad About Tadd   (2003)

Date: June 9, 1982
Location: Imo House, Tokyo, Japan
Label: Why Not

Kenny Barron (ldr), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. a-01 And Then Again - 12:14(Kenny Barron)
b. a-02 Manhã De Carnaval - 13:59(Luiz Bonfá, Antonio María)
c. b-01 Rhythm-a-ning - 14:24(Thelonious Monk)
d. b-02 Someday My Prince Will Come - 14:23(Frank E. Churchill, Larry Morey)
All titles on: Why Not LP 12"25032 — Imo Live   
Why Not LP 12"20EL5020 — Live   (1987)

Date: June 21, 1982
Location: Teichiku Kaikan Studio, Tokyo, Japan
Label: East Wind

Kenny Barron (ldr), Kenny Barron (p)

a. a-01 Spiral - 11:12(Kenny Barron)
b. a-02 Passion Dance - 3:53(McCoy Tyner)
c. a-03 Reflections - 4:57(Thelonious Monk)
d. b-01 Dolores Street S.F. - 9:35(Kenny Barron)
e. b-02 Little Niles - 6:05(Randy Weston)
f. b-03 Maiden Voyage - 5:06(Herbie Hancock)
All titles on: East Wind LP 12"709 — Spiral   (1984)

Date: probably mid-July 1982
Location: unknown European location
Label: [private recording]

Freddie Hubbard (ldr), Joe Henderson (ts), Freddie Hubbard (t), Kenny Barron (p), Ron Carter (b), Tony Williams (d)

a. [unknown titles](Composer Unknown)

Private recording exists. No details. It is assumed this is a different recording than those from the same tour (The Hague, Wiesen).


Date: July 16, 1982
Location: Jazzfest Wiesen, Wiesen, Austria
Label: [radio broadcast]

Freddie Hubbard (ldr), Joe Henderson (ts), Freddie Hubbard (t, fh), Kenny Barron (p), Ron Carter (b), Tony Williams (d)

a. 01 A Quick Sketch - 14:50(Ron Carter)
b. 02 Spiral - 17:24(Kenny Barron)
c. 03 Sister Cheryl - 13:34(Tony Williams)
d. 04 Birdlike - 9:19(Freddie Hubbard)

Freddie Hubbard (t) on c-d, (fh) on a-b.

Final selection is incomplete on only known source.


Date: July 17, 1982
Location: North Sea Jazz Festival, Den Haag, Netherlands
Label: [television broadcast]

Freddie Hubbard (ldr), Joe Henderson (ts), Freddie Hubbard (t, fh), Kenny Barron (p), Ron Carter (b), Tony Williams (d)

a. 01 Birdlike(Freddie Hubbard)
b. 02 You Don't Know What Love Is(Don Raye, Gene DePaul)
c. 03 Clearways(Tony Williams)
d. 04 A Quick Sketch(Ron Carter)

Joe Henderson (ts) on a, c-d; Freddie Hubbard (t) on a, c-d, (fh) on a-b.

Private recording exists.


Date: July 19, 1982
Location: Antibes Jazz Festival, Juan-les-Pins, France
Label: [no known recording]

Freddie Hubbard (ldr), Joe Henderson (ts), Freddie Hubbard (t, fh), Kenny Barron (p), Ron Carter (b), Tony Williams (d)

a. [unknown titles](Composer Unknown)

Date: July 1982
Location: Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switzerland
Label: [private recording]

Freddie Hubbard (ldr), Joe Henderson (ts), Freddie Hubbard (t, fh), Kenny Barron (p), Ron Carter (b), Tony Williams (d)

a. 01 A Quick Sketch - 14:52(Ron Carter)
b. 02 Recorda Me [aka No Me Esqueça] - 13:48(Joe Henderson)
c. 03 You Don't Know What Love Is - 6:50(Don Raye, Gene DePaul)
d. 04 Spiral - 10:04(Kenny Barron)

Joe Henderson (ts) on a-b, d; Freddie Hubbard (t) on c-d, (fh) on a.

Date and location needs confirmation. Not July 24, 1982 (performance at Knebworth Park, UK) and likely not from Montreux Jazz Festival.

Final selection lacks start and end on only known source.


Date: July 24, 1982
Location: Capital Radio Jazz Festival - Knebworth Park, Stevenage, Hertsfordshire, UK
Label: [no known recording]

Freddie Hubbard (ldr), Freddie Hubbard (t, fh), Kenny Barron (p), Ron Carter (b), Tony Williams (d)

a. [unknown titles](Composer Unknown)

Joe Henderson was absent.


Date: July 25, 1982
Location: Mediasound, New York City
Label: Palo Alto

Doug Sertl (ldr), Nick Brignola (ss, as, ts, bar), Bobby Shew (t, fh), Doug Sertl (tb), Kenny Barron (p), George Mraz (b), Dave Calarco (d)

a. a-01 Tune Up - 5:00(Eddie Vinson, Miles Davis) / arr: Chick Esposito
b. a-02 The Gentle Rain - 7:14(Luiz Bonfá, Matt Dubey) / arr: Chick Esposito
c. a-03 I Hear A Rhapsody - 10:42(George Fragos, Dick Gasparre, Jack Baker) / arr: Chick Esposito
d. b-01 Art Appreciation - 5:25(Bobby Shew) / arr: Bobby Shew
e. b-02 Yes Or No - 8:48(Wayne Shorter) / arr: Chick Esposito
f. b-03 Relaxin' - 9:23(Frank Strazzeri) / arr: Bobby Shew
All titles on: Palo Alto LP 12"PA 8048-N — Uptown Express   (1983)

Nick Brignola (ss) on b, (as) on d-e, (ts) on f, (bar) on a, c; Bobby Shew (t) on a, c-f, (fh) on b, d.


Date: September 27, 1982
Location: Jimmy Madison Studio, New York City
Label: Hugo's Music

Nathen Page (ldr), Nathen Page (g), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Pete Portee (eb), Billy Hart (d)

a. a-01 Moment's Notice - 5:30(John Coltrane)
b. a-02 Sunday Morning Samba - 6:50(Nathen Page)
c. a-03 Reba - 10:00(Nathen Page)
d. b-01 Gypsy - 8:20(Nathen Page)
e. b-02 Here's That Rainy Day - 8:45(Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
f. b-03 Inner Urge - 6:30(Joe Henderson)
All titles on: Hugo's Music LP 12"HMS 109 — Page-ing Nathen   (1982)
Hugo's Music CD — Page-ing Nathen   (2000)

Buster Williams (b) on a-c, e-f; Pete Portee (eb) on d.


Date: October 4, 1982
Label: Texas Rose

Roseanna Vitro (ldr), Arnett Cobb (ts), Scott Hardy (g), Kenny Barron, Bliss Rodriguez (p), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d), Duduka da Fonseca (per), Roseanna Vitro (v)

a. 01 No More Blues [lyric version of Chega De Saudade](Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes, Jessie Cavanaugh, Jon Hendricks)
b. 02 You Go To My Head(J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie)
c. 03 Centerpiece [lyric version of Keester Parade](Tiny Kahn, Johnny Mandel, Jon Hendricks)
d. 04 Love You Madly(Duke Ellington)
e. 05 A Time For Love(Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster)
f. 06 This Happy Madness [aka Estrada Branca](Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes, Gene Lees)
g. 08 It Could Happen To You(Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
h. 10 Sometime Ago(Sergio Mihanovic)
i. 11 You Took Advantage Of Me(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
All titles on: Texas Rose LP 12"TRM 1001 — Listen Here   (1985)
Skyline LP 12"8501 — Listen Here   (1985)

Additional selections #7 "Listen Here" and #9 "Easy Street" by as yet unidentified composers.

Which pianist plays on which tracks is as yet undetermined.


Date: December 1982
Label: Tudor

Maria Muldaur (ldr), Seldon Powell (ss, ts), Kenny Barron (p), Michael Moore (b), Ben Riley (d), Maria Muldaur (v)

a. Oh Papa - 4:42(David Nichtern)
b. Lover Man - 4:38(Roger 'Ram' Ramirez, Jimmy Davis, Jimmy Sherman)
c. Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You - 4:01(Don Redman, Andy Razaf)
d. Prelude To A Kiss - 5:44(Duke Ellington, Irving Gordon, Irving Mills)
All titles on: Tudor LP 12"TR 109902 — Sweet And Slow   (1983)
Stony Plain Records CDSPCD 1183 — Sweet And Slow   (1995)

Seldon Powell (ss) on d, (ts) on a-c.

Apparently Barron does not participate on the 1982 Muldaur album "There Is A Love," contrary to some sources.


Date: December 7 & 8, 1982
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Baystate

Benny Golson (ldr), Benny Golson (ts), Freddie Hubbard (t, fh), Woody Shaw (t), Kenny Barron (p), Cecil McBee (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. a-01 I'll Remember April - 7:57(Don Raye, Gene DePaul, Patricia Johnston)
b. a-02 Time Speaks - 10:24(Benny Golson)
c. a-03 No Dancin' - 6:58(Benny Golson)
d. b-01 Jordu - 10:35(Irving 'Duke' Jordan)
e. b-02 Blues For Duane - 5:12(Freddie Hubbard)
f. b-03 Theme For Maxine - 8:17(Woody Shaw)
All titles on: Baystate LP 12"RJL 8054 — Time Speaks   (1983)
Timeless CDCD SJP 187 — Time Speaks   (1985)

Date: 1983
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Elektra/Musician

Sphere (ldr), Charlie Rouse (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. a-01 If I Should Lose You - 10:31(Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger)
b. a-02 Pumpkin's Delight - 6:40(Charlie Rouse)
c. b-01 Played Twice - 4:30(Thelonious Monk)
d. b-02 El Sueño - 5:27(Kenny Barron)
e. b-03 Christina - 4:47(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
f. b-04 Flight Path - 4:45(Kenny Barron)
All titles on: Elektra/Musician LP 12"60313-1 — Flight Path   (1983)
Elektra Masters CD7559-62602-2 — Flight Path   

Date: January 8, 1983
Location: Sweet Basil, New York City
Label: [radio broadcast]

Richard Davis (ldr), Ricky Ford (ts), Jon Faddis (t), Kenny Barron (p), Richard Davis (b), Freddie Waits (d)

a. 01 Jordanian Walk - 16:34(Ricky Ford)
b. 02 Blue Bossa - 23:45(Kenny Dorham)
c. 03 Forest Flower - 4:42(Charles Lloyd)
d. 04 Tin Tin Deo - 17:58(Dizzy Gillespie, Chano Pozo)

Broadcast live as part of KPFA-FM "Big Apple Jazz" series.


Date: either January 29 or March 5, 1983
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Evidence

Joshua Breakstone (ldr), Joshua Breakstone (g), Kenny Barron (p), Ray Drummond (b), Keith Copeland (d)

a. Falling In Love With Love - 9:42(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
b. Remember - 7:02(Irving Berlin)
Both titles on: Evidence CDECD 22146-2 — Remembering Grant Green   (1996)

Date: May 13, 1983
Location: Painted Bride Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA
Label: [private recording]

Joe Chambers (ldr), Gary Bartz (as), Kenny Barron (p), Rufus Reid (b), Joe Chambers (d)

a. 01 Sunshower - 11:06(Kenny Barron)
b. 02 Naima - 15:26(John Coltrane)
c. 03 Take The Coltrane - 22:41(Duke Ellington)

Start of first selection is absent and recording of final selection is interrupted on only known source.


Date: June 8, 1983
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Uptown

Johnny Coles, Frank Wess (ldr), Frank Wess (as, ts), Johnny Coles (fh), Kenny Barron (p), Reggie Johnson (b), Kenny Washington (d)

a. tk 1alt Whistle Stop - 4:36(Kenny Dorham) / arr: Don Sickler
b. tk 1alt Minority - 5:05(Gigi Gryce) / arr: Don Sickler
Both titles on: Uptown CDUPCD 27.69/27.70 — Two At The Top   (2012)

Frank Wess (as) on b, (ts) on a.


Date: June 9, 1983
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Uptown

Johnny Coles, Frank Wess (ldr), Frank Wess (as, ts), Johnny Coles (fh), Kenny Barron (p), Reggie Johnson (b), Kenny Washington (d)

a. a-01 Whistle Stop - 5:56(Kenny Dorham) / arr: Don Sickler
Uptown LP 12"UP 27.14 — Two At The Top   (1983)
b. tk 1alt Morning Star - 5:38(Rodgers Grant) / arr: Don Sickler
c. a-02 Morning Star - 5:31(Rodgers Grant) / arr: Don Sickler
Uptown LP 12"UP 27.14 — Two At The Top   (1983)
d. a-03 Celia - 4:57(Bud Powell) / arr: Don Sickler
Uptown LP 12"UP 27.14 — Two At The Top   (1983)
e. a-04 Nica's Tempo - 6:36(Gigi Gryce) / arr: Don Sickler
Uptown LP 12"UP 27.14 — Two At The Top   (1983)
f. b-01 Minority - 5:40(Gigi Gryce) / arr: Don Sickler
Uptown LP 12"UP 27.14 — Two At The Top   (1983)
g. b-02 Ill Wind - 6:29(Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) / arr: Don Sickler
Uptown LP 12"UP 27.14 — Two At The Top   (1983)
h. tk 1alt Stablemates - 5:02(Benny Golson) / arr: Don Sickler
i. b-03 Stablemates - 6:00(Benny Golson) / arr: Don Sickler
Uptown LP 12"UP 27.14 — Two At The Top   (1983)
j. tk 1alt An Oscar For Oscar - 4:21(Kenny Dorham) / arr: Don Sickler
k. b-04 An Oscar For Oscar - 4:13(Kenny Dorham) / arr: Don Sickler
Uptown LP 12"UP 27.14 — Two At The Top   (1983)
l. A Blue Time - 6:49(Tadd Dameron) / arr: Don Sickler
All titles on: Uptown CDUPCD 27.69/27.70 — Two At The Top   (2012)

Frank Wess (as) on b-c, e-f, l, (ts) on a, d, g-k.


Date: June 29, 1983
Location: Weston, CT
Label: Good Guise

Marion Cowings, Kim Shaw (ldr), Mark Adler (f), Bobby Watson (as), Ralph Lalama (ts), Gary Smulyan (bar), Claudio Roditi (t), Conrad Herwig (tb), Scott Hardy (g), Kenny Barron (p), Rufus Reid (b), Vinny Johnson (d), Marion Cowings, Kim Shaw (v)

a. 01 How High The Moon(Nancy Hamilton, W. Morgan Lewis)
b. 01 Ornithology(Charlie Parker, Bennie Harris)
c. 02 My Foolish Heart(Victor Young, Ned Washington)
d. 03 Bluesette(Jean 'Toots' Thielemans, Norman Gimbel)
e. 04 Samba De Amor(Robert Cunningham)
f. 05 Gypsy In My Soul(Clay A. Boland, Moe Jaffe)
g. 06 It Might As Well Be Spring(Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)
h. 07 Alone Together(Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
i. 08 I'll Remember April(Don Raye, Gene DePaul, Patricia Johnston)
All titles on: Good Guise LP 12"802 — Inside   

a, b performed as medley.

Bruyninckx notes that there are no specifics on which tunes are from this session and which are from July 16, 1982. However, there is also confusion over the date. Barron is reported to have been in Europe with Freddie Hubbard on July 16, 1982 (private tape exists).


Date: July 6, 1983
Location: Festival International de Jazz de Montréal - Théâtre St-Denis, Montréal, Canada
Label: [radio broadcast]

Sphere (ldr), Charlie Rouse (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. 01 Pumpkin's Delight - 14:29(Charlie Rouse)
b. 02 Christina - 10:20(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
c. 03 Flight Path - 6:43(Kenny Barron)
d. 04 Well, You Needn't - 17:00(Thelonious Monk)
e. 05 Spiral - 17:52(Kenny Barron)

Broadcast on CBC-FM program "JazzBeat" on November 23, 1983.


Date: July 8, 1983
Location: North Sea Jazz Festival, The Hague, Netherlands
Label: [private recording]

Sphere (ldr), Charlie Rouse (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. [unknown titles](Composer Unknown)

Date: July 9, 1983
Location: Studio 44, Monster, Netherlands
Label: Criss Cross

Kenny Barron (ldr), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. 01 Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise - 4:38(Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein II)
Criss Cross LP 12"1008 — Green Chimneys   (1984)
b. 02 Don't Explain - 5:46(Arthur Herzog, Billie Holiday)
Criss Cross LP 12"1008 — Green Chimneys   (1984)
c. 03 There Is No Greater Love - 11:42(Marty Symes, Isham Jones)
Criss Cross LP 12"1008 — Green Chimneys   (1984)
d. 04 Green Chimneys - 6:48(Thelonious Monk)
Criss Cross LP 12"1008 — Green Chimneys   (1984)
e. 05 Straight No Chaser - 6:10(Thelonious Monk)
Criss Cross LP 12"1008 — Green Chimneys   (1984)
f. 06 Time Was [aka Duerme] - 8:50(Miguel Prado, Gabriel Luna, Sidney Keith 'Bob' Russell)
Criss Cross LP 12"1008 — Green Chimneys   (1984)
g. tk 2alt Time Was [aka Duerme] - 5:16(Miguel Prado, Gabriel Luna, Sidney Keith 'Bob' Russell)
All titles on: Criss Cross CD1008 CD — Green Chimneys   (1988)

Issues give incorrect composer of Time Was (not by Harry Akst).


Date: July 23, 1983
Location: Montreux Jazz Festival - Casino, Montreux, Switzerland
Label: [private recording]

Sphere (ldr), Charlie Rouse (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. 01 Firewater [aka Dual Force; aka Fuego] - 12:00(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
b. 02 Flight Path - 9:30(Kenny Barron)
c. 03 Christina - 9:12(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
d. 04 Spiral - 15:04(Kenny Barron)
e. 05 Pumpkin's Delight - 11:59(Charlie Rouse)
f. 06 Well, You Needn't - 9:48(Thelonious Monk)

Date: August 23 & 24, 1983
Location: Jimmy Madison Studio, New York City
Label: Muse

Bill Barron (ldr), Bill Barron (ss, ts), Jimmy Owens (t), Kenny Barron (p), Ray Drummond (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. a-01 Variations In Blue - 6:15(Bill Barron)
b. a-02 September 1979 - 7:09(Bill Barron)
c. a-03 Be Who You Are - 7:03(Bill Barron)
d. b-01 The Name Of This Is... - 7:44(Bill Barron)
e. b-02 Swingin' In Bushnell Park - 9:10(Bill Barron)
f. b-03 Minority - 6:36(Gigi Gryce)
All titles on: Muse LP 12"MR 5306 — Variations In Blue   (1984)

Bill Barron (ss) on e, (ts) on a-d, f.


Date: October 11 & 12, 1983
Location: Don Elliot Studio, Weston, CT
Label: Pablo

Frank Foster, Frank Wess (ldr), Frank Wess (f, as, ts), Frank Foster (ss, ts), Kenny Barron (p), Rufus Reid (b), Marvin 'Smitty' Smith (d)

a. a-01 Two For The Blues - 6:35(Neal Hefti, Jon Hendricks)
b. a-02 Send In The Clowns - 6:12(Stephen Sondheim)
c. a-03 Your Beauty Is A Song Of Love - 4:08(Frank Wess)
d. a-04 But For The Likes Of You - 4:14(Frank Wess)
e. b-01 Heat Of Winter - 5:40(Frank Foster)
f. b-02 Nancy (With The Laughing Face) - 4:12(Jimmy Van Heusen, Phil Silvers)
g. b-03 Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most - 4:59(Fran Landesman, Thomas J. Wolf, Jr.)
h. b-04 A Time For Love - 5:28(Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster)
i. b-05 Bay Street - 3:45(Frank Wess)
All titles on: Pablo LP 12"2310-905 — Two For The Blues   (1984)
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-788-2 — Two For The Blues   (1993)

Date: November 28 & 29, 1983
Location: RCA Recording Studio, New York City
Label: Pablo

Al Grey, J. J. Johnson (ldr), Al Grey, J. J. Johnson (tb), Kenny Barron (p, key), Ray Brown (b), Mickey Roker (d), Dave Carey (per)

a. a-01 Soft Winds - 4:25(Fletcher Henderson) / arr: J. J. Johnson
b. a-02 Let Me See - 5:45(Harry Edison, Count Basie) / arr: J. J. Johnson
c. a-03 Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise - 7:08(Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: J. J. Johnson
d. a-04 It's Only A Paper Moon - 6:24(Harold Arlen, Billy Rose, E. Y. Harburg) / arr: J. J. Johnson
e. b-01 Boy Meets Horn - 3:53(Duke Ellington, Rex Stewart, Irving Mills) / arr: J. J. Johnson
f. b-02 Things Ain't What They Used To Be - 5:12(Mercer Ellington, Ted Parsons) / arr: J. J. Johnson
g. b-03 Things Are Getting Better - 5:40(Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley) / arr: J. J. Johnson
h. b-04 Doncha Hear Me Callin' To Ya - 7:27(Composer Unknown) / arr: J. J. Johnson
All titles on: Pablo LP 12"2312-141 — Things Are Getting Better All The Time   (1984)
Original Jazz Classics CDOJCCD-745-2 — Things Are Getting Better All The Time   (1992)

Date: December 1983
Location: Skyline Studios, New York City
Label: Gramavision

John Blake (ldr), Kenny Barron, McCoy Tyner (p), Cecil McBee (b), Wilbert Fletcher (d, per), Leonard 'Doc' Gibbs (per), John Blake (vn), Alan Blake, Lita Blake (v)

a. a-01 Caravan Of Dreams - 5:53(John Blake)
Gramavision LP 12"GR 8309 — Maiden Dance   (1984)
b. a-02 Movin' Up - 5:40(John Blake)
Gramavision LP 12"GR 8309 — Maiden Dance   (1984)
c. a-03 Beautiful Love - 3:57(Victor Young, Haven Gillespie, Wayne King, Egbert Van Alstyne)
Gramavision LP 12"GR 8309 — Maiden Dance   (1984)
d. a-04 The Other Side Of A World - 5:21(John Blake)
e. b-01 Maiden Dance - 9:02(John Blake)
Gramavision LP 12"GR 8309 — Maiden Dance   (1984)
f. b-02 For Tomorrow - 5:45(McCoy Tyner)
Gramavision LP 12"GR 8309 — Maiden Dance   (1984)
g. b-03 Todos Mis Ninos - 5:48(John Blake)
Gramavision LP 12"GR 8309 — Maiden Dance   (1984)

Kenny Barron (p) on a-e, g; McCoy Tyner (p) on f; Cecil McBee (b) on a-e, g; Wilbert Fletcher (d) on a-e, g, (per) on a-e, g; Leonard 'Doc' Gibbs (per) on c-e, g; Alan Blake (v) on d; Lita Blake (v) on d.

Probably more than one session. Specific personnel details unknown.


Date: December 9 & 10, 1983
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Baystate

Freddie Hubbard (ldr), Ricky Ford (ts), Freddie Hubbard (t), Kenny Barron (p), Cecil McBee (b), Joe Chambers (d)

a. a-01 When You Wish Upon A Star - 6:23(Ned Washington, Leigh Harline)
b. a-02 Poor Butterfly - 6:23(Raymond Hubbell, John Golden)
c. a-03 My Romance - 5:12(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
d. a-04 Embraceable You - 4:28(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
e. b-01 The Rose Tattoo - 6:36(Harry Warren, Jack Brooks)
f. b-02 Time After Time - 6:44(Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)
g. b-03 My Foolish Heart - 4:47(Victor Young, Ned Washington)
All titles on: Baystate LP 12"RJL 8095 — The Rose Tattoo   
Baystate CDRJCD 1002 — The Rose Tattoo   
Baystate CDBVCJ 2007 — The Rose Tattoo   (1991)
Baystate CDBVCJ 38121 — The Rose Tattoo   (2006)

Ricky Ford (ts) on b-d, f.


Date: ca. 1984
Location: Mediasound Studios, New York City
Label: A&M

Sharon Freeman (ldr), Vincent Chancey, Willie Ruff, Bill Warnick, Greg Williams (frh), Sharon Freeman (frh, cel), Kenny Barron (ep), Buster Williams (b), Victor Lewis (d)

a. Monk's Mood - 3:41(Thelonious Monk) / arr: Sharon Freeman
A&M LP 12"SP 6600 — That's The Way I Feel Now   (1984)
A&M CDCD 6600 — That's The Way I Feel Now   (1984)

Date: January-February 1984
Location: New York City
Label: Konnex

Sonny Fortune (ldr), Sonny Fortune (f, as), Kenny Barron (p), Cecil McBee (b), Billy Hart (d), Steve Berrios (per)

a. It's A Bird - 4:13(Sonny Fortune)
b. Mind Games - 6:11(Sonny Fortune)
c. Laying It Down - 5:59(Sonny Fortune)
d. Tribute To A Holiday - 6:10(Sonny Fortune)
e. Real Knowing - 6:26(Sonny Fortune)
f. From Now On - 6:32(Sonny Fortune)
All titles on: Konnex CDKCD 5030 — Laying It Down   

Steve Berrios (per) on d-f.


Date: March 20, 1984
Location: New Morning Club, Paris, France
Label: [private recording]

Sphere (ldr), Charlie Rouse (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. 01 Firewater [aka Dual Force; aka Fuego] - 19:12(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
b. 02 Spiral - 25:24(Kenny Barron)
c. 03 Christina - 17:44(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
d. 05 Well, You Needn't - 11:26(Thelonious Monk)

One additional unknown selection #4 (17:44).


Date: April 23 & 24, 1984
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Black-Hawk

Kenny Barron (ldr), Kenny Barron (p), Ron Carter, Michael Moore (b)

a. 01 The Man I Love - 5:10(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
b. 02 United Blues - 3:34(Ron Carter)
c. 03 Prelude To A Kiss - 5:11(Duke Ellington, Irving Gordon, Irving Mills)
d. 04 C Jam Blues - 4:20(Duke Ellington)
e. 05 In Your Own Sweet Way - 5:58(Dave Brubeck)
f. 06 Giant Steps - 3:06(John Coltrane)
g. 07 'Round Midnight - 6:28(Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams, Bernie Hanighen)
h. 08 Beautiful Love - 3:58(Victor Young, Haven Gillespie, Wayne King, Egbert Van Alstyne)
All titles on: Black-Hawk CDBKH 506-2 — 1 + 1 + 1   (1986)

Ron Carter (b) on b-c, f, h; Michael Moore (b) on a, d-e.

Likely that only one bassist was present on one of these days.


Date: June 18, 1984
Location: Four Queens Casino, Las Vegas, NV
Label: [radio broadcast]

Kenny Barron (ldr), Kenny Barron (p), Rudy Aikels (b), Mel Lee (d)

a. 01 Well, You Needn't - 11:03(Thelonious Monk)
b. 02 On Green Dolphin Street - 12:21(Bronislau Kaper, Ned Washington)
c. 03 Body And Soul - 11:24(Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton)
d. 04 Oleo - 12:36(Sonny Rollins)
e. 05 I'll Remember April(Don Raye, Gene DePaul, Patricia Johnston)
f. 05 Blue Monk - 8:31(Thelonious Monk)

e, f performed as medley.

Broadcast on "Four Queens Jazz Night From Las Vegas" radio program.


Date: October 1 & 2, 1984
Location: Gramavision Studios, New York City
Label: Black-Hawk

Sheila Jordan (ldr), Tom Harrell (fh), Kenny Barron (p), Harvie Swartz (b), Ben Riley (d), Sheila Jordan (v)

a. a-01 The Inch Worm - 4:02(Frank Loesser)
b. a-02 Sheila's Blues - 6:30(Sheila Jordan)
c. a-03 Little Willie Leaps - 3:42(Miles Davis)
d. a-04 It Never Entered My Mind - 5:30(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
e. a-05 The Crossing - 3:28(Sheila Jordan)
f. b-01 You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To - 4:25(Cole Porter)
g. b-02 You Must Believe In Spring - 2:34(Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
h. b-03 Goodbye Pork Pie Hat(Charles Mingus)
i. b-03 Don't Explain(Arthur Herzog, Billie Holiday)
j. b-03 I Got Rhythm(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
k. b-03 Lester Leaps In - 7:25(Lester Young)
l. b-04 Until Tomorrow - 3:45(Harvie Swartz)
All titles on: Black-Hawk LP 12"BKH 50501 — The Crossing   (1986)

h, i, j, k performed as medley.

Tom Harrell (fh) on a, d, f, l; Kenny Barron (p) on a-b, d, f-g, l; Harvie Swartz (b) on a-f, h-l; Ben Riley (d) on a-b, d, f, l; Sheila Jordan (v) on a-j, l.

The medley is listed as "Suite For Lady And Prez."


Date: October 5, 1984
Location: Vanguard Studio, New York City
Label: Baystate

Kenny Barron (ldr), Kenny Barron (p), Cecil McBee (b), Al Foster (d)

a. 01 Hush-a-bye - 7:35(Ambroise Thomas, Sammy Fain, Jerry Seelen)
b. 02 Spring Is Here - 8:05(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
c. 03 Kojo No Tsuki [aka Japanese Folk Song] - 8:36(Rentato Taki, Bansui Tsuchii, Abbey Lincoln)
d. 04 Ringo Oiwake - 5:57(Fujio Ozawa, Masao Yoneyama)
e. 05 Calypso - 4:35(Kenny Barron)
f. 06 Dear Old Stockholm [Ack Värmeland, Du Sköna] - 5:54(Traditional)
g. 07 Sunset - 5:57(Kenny Barron)
All titles on: BMG CDBVCJ-37416 — Landscape   
Limetree CDMCD 0020 — Landscape   (1986)

Date: November 7-9, 1984
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Uptown

Maria Muldaur (ldr), Jerry Dodgion (f, cl, as), Frank Wess (f, as, ts), Gerry Capuccio (ts, bar), Don Sickler (t, fh), Kenny Barron (p), Dennis Irwin, Michael Moore (b), Ben Riley (d), Angel Allende (per), Maria Muldaur (v)

a. a-01 Massachusetts - 5:07(Luckeyth Roberts, Andy Razaf) / arr: Don Sickler
b. a-02 Rio De Janeiro Blue - 4:33(Richard Torrance, John Haeny) / arr: Don Sickler
c. a-03 You've Changed - 4:43(Carl Fischer, Bill Carey) / arr: Don Sickler
d. a-04 Blizzard Of Lies - 3:10(Dave Frishberg, Samantha Frishberg) / arr: Don Sickler
e. a-05 Lazy Afternoon - 3:37(Jerome Moross, John Latouche) / arr: Don Sickler
f. b-01 The Wheelers And Dealers - 4:24(Dave Frishberg) / arr: Don Sickler
g. b-02 How Can You Face Me - 3:09(Thomas 'Fats' Waller, Andy Razaf) / arr: Don Sickler
h. b-03 Transblucency - 3:32(Duke Ellington, Lawrence Brown) / arr: Don Sickler
i. b-05 Where [lyric version] - 4:50(Randy Weston, Jon Hendricks) / arr: Don Sickler
All titles on: Uptown LP 12"UP 27.25 — Transblucency   (1986)

Dennis Irwin (b) on f; Michael Moore (b) on a-e, g-i.


Date: November 14, 1984
Location: New York City
Label: Muse

Bud Shank (ldr), Bud Shank (as), Kenny Barron (p), Ron Carter (b), Al Foster (d)

a. a-01 I'll Be Seeing You - 4:57(Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal)
b. a-02 Nica's Dream - 5:04(Horace Silver)
c. a-03 Never Never Land - 5:38(Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green)
d. b-01 Space Maker - 3:30(Walter Norris)
e. b-02 Visa - 5:28(Charlie Parker)
f. b-03 Cotton Blossom - 4:44(Bud Shank)
g. b-04 Bouncing With Bud - 4:10(Bud Powell)
All titles on: Muse LP 12"MR 5309 — This Bud's For You   
32 Jazz CD32164 — This Bud's For You   (1999)

Date: December 1984
Location: Skyline Studios, New York City
Label: Concord

Frank Foster, Frank Wess (ldr), Frank Wess (f, ts), Frank Foster (ss, ts), Kenny Barron (p), Rufus Reid (b), Marvin 'Smitty' Smith (d)

a. a-01 An' All Such Stuff As Dat - 6:28(Frank Foster)
b. a-02 The Summer Knows - 6:43(Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
c. a-03 When Did You Leave Heaven? - 7:08(Walter Bullock, Richard Whiting)
d. a-04 Up And Coming - 4:40(Frank Wess)
e. b-01 One Morning In May - 4:57(Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish)
f. b-02 Two Franks - 3:04(Neal Hefti)
g. b-03 This Is All I Ask - 10:19(Gordon Jenkins)
h. b-04 Blues Backstage - 5:46(Frank Foster)
All titles on: Concord LP 12"CJ-276 — Frankly Speaking   (1985)

Frank Wess (f) on b-c, e, h, (ts) on a, d, f-g; Frank Foster (ss) on g, (ts) on a-f, h.


Date: December 14, 1984
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Uptown

Kenny Barron (ldr), Kenny Barron (p), Rufus Reid (b), Freddie Waits (d)

a. a-01 New York Attitude - 5:58(Kenny Barron)
Uptown LP 12"UP 27.26 — Autumn In New York   (1985)
Uptown CDUPCD 27.41 — New York Attitude   (1996)
b. a-02 Autumn In New York - 8:00(Vernon Duke)
Uptown LP 12"UP 27.26 — Autumn In New York   (1985)
Uptown CDUPCD 27.41 — New York Attitude   (1996)
c. a-03 Joanne Julia - 5:39(Kenny Barron)
Uptown LP 12"UP 27.26 — Autumn In New York   (1985)
Uptown CDUPCD 27.41 — New York Attitude   (1996)
d. b-01 Bemsha Swing - 6:50(Thelonious Monk, Denzil Best)
Uptown LP 12"UP 27.26 — Autumn In New York   (1985)
Uptown CDUPCD 27.41 — New York Attitude   (1996)
e. b-02 (tk 1)alt Embraceable You - 7:49(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
Uptown CDUPCD 27.41 — New York Attitude   (1996)
f. b-02 (tk 2) Embraceable You - 5:49(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
Uptown LP 12"UP 27.26 — Autumn In New York   (1985)
Uptown CDUPCD 27.41 — New York Attitude   (1996)
g. b-03 Lemuria - 5:08(Kenny Barron)
Uptown LP 12"UP 27.26 — Autumn In New York   (1985)
Uptown CDUPCD 27.41 — New York Attitude   (1996)
h. My One Sin (In Life) - 5:23(Vittoria Mascheroni, Robert Mellin, Gian Carl Testoni)
Uptown CDUPCD 27.41 — New York Attitude   (1996)
i. You Don't Know What Love Is - 6:24(Don Raye, Gene DePaul)
Uptown CDUPCD 27.41 — New York Attitude   (1996)
j. The Christmas Song - 4:50(Mel Torme, Robert Wells)
Uptown LP 12"UP 27.33 — An Uptown Christmas   
Uptown CDUPCD 27.33 — An Uptown Christmas   (1990)

Rufus Reid (b) on a-h, j; Freddie Waits (d) on a-h, j.


Date: December 21, 1984
Location: Nola Studios, New York City
Label: Sonora

Joshua Breakstone (ldr), Joshua Breakstone (g), Kenny Barron (p), Earl Sauls (b), Victor Jones (d)

a. a-01 You Say You Care - 5:30(Jule Styne, Leo Robin)
Sonora LP 12"SA 322 — 4/4 = 1   (1985)
b. a-02 The Moment I Knew (I Loved You) - 6:30(Joshua Breakstone)
Sonora LP 12"SA 322 — 4/4 = 1   (1985)
c. a-03 Lynne And Out - 3:25(Joshua Breakstone)
Sonora LP 12"SA 322 — 4/4 = 1   (1985)
d. a-04 When The Red, Red Robin Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbin' Along - 4:00(Harry M. Woods)
Sonora LP 12"SA 322 — 4/4 = 1   (1985)
e. b-01 Somebody Loves Me - 4:25(George Gershwin, Buddy DeSylva, Ballard MacDonald)
Sonora LP 12"SA 322 — 4/4 = 1   (1985)
f. b-02 Theme For Ernie - 8:35(Fred Lacey)
Sonora LP 12"SA 322 — 4/4 = 1   (1985)
g. b-03 I Could Write A Book - 4:55(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
Sonora LP 12"SA 322 — 4/4 = 1   (1985)
h. While We're Young(Alec Wilder, William Engvick, Morty Palitz)
i. I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face(Frederick Loewe, Alan Jay Lerner)
j. alt Lynne And Out(Joshua Breakstone)
k. Possibilities No. 2(Joshua Breakstone)
l. alt When The Red, Red Robin Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbin' Along(Harry M. Woods)
m. Cherokee(Ray Noble)
All titles on: Mobile Fidelity CDMFCD 774 — 4/4 = 1   

h, i performed as medley.

Date sometimes reported as June 1984. Date from original Sonora LP is used here.


Date: ca. 1985
Location: New York City
Label: [radio broadcast]

Marian McPartland (ldr), Kenny Barron, Marian McPartland (p)

a. 01 Like Someone In Love - 6:40(Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
b. 02 The Star-Crossed Lovers - 8:22(Billy Strayhorn)
c. 03 Cotton Tail - 4:07(Duke Ellington)
d. 04 Light Blue - 3:49(Thelonious Monk)
e. 05 Misterioso - 6:31(Thelonious Monk)
f. 06 Gone With The Wind - 5:40(Allie Wrubel, Herb Magidson)
g. 07 I've Told Every Little Star - 3:27(Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II)
h. 08 Straight No Chaser - 4:37(Thelonious Monk)

Kenny Barron (p) on a-f, h; Marian McPartland (p) on c, f-h.

Date unknown. Broadcast on February 20, 1986. Probably recorded 3-4 months prior.


Date: February 11, 1985
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Uptown

Johnny Coles, Maria Muldaur, Frank Wess (ldr), Frank Wess (as, ts), Don Sickler (t), Johnny Coles (fh), Kenny Barron (p), Ray Drummond (b), Ben Riley (d), Maria Muldaur (v)

a. Santa Baby - 4:06(Joan Javits, Phil Springer, Tony Springer) / arr: Don Sickler
Uptown LP 12"UP 27.33 — An Uptown Christmas   
Uptown CDUPCD 27.33 — An Uptown Christmas   (1990)
b. b-04 Looking Back - 5:08(Clyde Otis, Belford Hendricks, Brook Benton) / arr: Don Sickler
Uptown LP 12"UP 27.25 — Transblucency   (1986)
c. I'll Be Home For Christmas - 6:22(Walter Kent, Kim Gannon, Buck Ram) / arr: Don Sickler
Uptown CDUPCD 27.33 — An Uptown Christmas   (1990)

Johnny Coles (ldr) on c, (fh) on c; Maria Muldaur (ldr) on a-b, (v) on a-b; Frank Wess (ldr) on c, (as) on c, (ts) on a-b; Don Sickler (t) on a.


Date: February 16, 1985
Location: The New School, New York City
Label: [radio broadcast]

Sphere (ldr), Charlie Rouse (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. 01 Firewater [aka Dual Force; aka Fuego](Charles 'Buster' Williams)
b. 02 Epistrophy(Thelonious Monk, Kenny Clarke)
c. 03 Christina(Charles 'Buster' Williams)

Date: March 11, 1985
Location: ERAS Studio, New York City
Label: Enja

Kenny Barron (ldr), Kenny Barron (p), Dave Holland (b), Daniel Humair (d)

a. 01 Scratch - 5:18(Kenny Barron)
Enja LP 12"4092 — Scratch   (1986)
b. 02 Quiet Times - 5:30(Carmen Lundy)
Enja LP 12"4092 — Scratch   (1986)
Enja CDSPE 0907-2 — Jazzthing   (2007)
c. 03 Water Lily - 10:16(Kenny Barron)
Enja LP 12"4092 — Scratch   (1986)
d. 04 Song For Abdullah - 5:30(Kenny Barron)
Enja LP 12"4092 — Scratch   (1986)
e. 05 The Third Eye - 6:25(Kenny Barron)
Enja LP 12"4092 — Scratch   (1986)
f. 06 Jacob's Ladder - 4:04(Dave Holland)
g. 07 And Then Again - 5:18(Kenny Barron)
Enja LP 12"4092 — Scratch   (1986)
All titles on: Enja CD4092-07 — Scratch   (1986)
Enja CDENJ 2111-2 — Scratch   (2008)

Dave Holland (b) on a-c, e-g; Daniel Humair (d) on a-c, e-g.


Date: June 17, 1985
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Ekapa/Black Hawk

Sathima Bea Benjamin (ldr), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Billy Higgins (d), Sathima Bea Benjamin (v)

a. Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child(Traditional)
b. Windsong(Sathima Bea Benjamin)
Booktrader CD — Embracing Jazz   (2000)
c. Lady Day(Sathima Bea Benjamin)
Booktrader CD — Embracing Jazz   (2000)
d. Indian Summer(Victor Herbert, Al Dubin)
Booktrader CD — Embracing Jazz   (2000)
e. Dreams(Charles 'Buster' Williams, Sathima Bea Benjamin)
f. Song Of Songs(Clarence Lucas, Maurice Vaucaire, Harold Vicars)
All titles on: Ekapa/Black Hawk LP 12"BKH 50206 — Windsong   

"Embracing Jazz" is one of two CDs included with the book of the same title by Lars Rasmussen.


Date: August 1985
Location: Clinton Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Concord

Jon Faddis (ldr), Harold Land (ts), Jon Faddis (t, fh), Kenny Barron (p), Ray Brown (b), Mel Lewis (d)

a. a-01 West End Blues - 5:35(Joseph 'King' Oliver, Clarence Williams)
b. a-02 Little Jazz - 5:37(Roy Eldridge, Buster Harding)
c. a-03 A Night In Tunisia - 6:02(Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli) / arr: Jon Faddis, Marty Sheller
d. a-04 Instigator - 4:44(Jon Faddis)
e. b-01 Things To Come - 3:31(Dizzy Gillespie, Walter 'Gil' Fuller)
f. b-02 A Child Is Born - 7:00(Thad Jones, Alec Wilder)
g. b-03 Lil' Darlin' - 4:09(Neal Hefti)
h. b-04 Whisper Not - 5:31(Benny Golson)
All titles on: Concord LP 12"CJ 291 — Legacy   
Concord CDCCD-4291-2 — Legacy   (1985)

Harold Land (ts) on b-e, g-h; Jon Faddis (t) on a-e, g-h, (fh) on f.


Date: August 28, 1985
Location: Charles Theater, Cambridge, MA
Label: [private recording]

Stan Getz (ldr), Stan Getz (ts), Kenny Barron (p), George Mraz (b), Al Foster (d)

a. [unknown titles](Composer Unknown)

Drummer needs confirmation. Possibly Victor Lewis.


Date: August 31, 1985
Location: Chicago Jazz Festival, Chicago, IL
Label: [radio broadcast]

Stan Getz (ldr), Stan Getz (ts), Kenny Barron (p), George Mraz (b), Al Foster (d)

a. 02 Falling In Love(Victor Feldman)
b. 03 Evening In Paris(Victor Feldman)

Date: August 31, 1985
Location: Chicago Jazz Festival, Chicago, IL
Label: [radio broadcast]

Gerry Mulligan (ldr), Gerry Mulligan (bar), Kenny Barron (p), George Mraz (b), Al Foster (d)

a. 01 Blues For John Haley 'Zoot' Sims(Gerry Mulligan)
b. 02 Georgia On My Mind(Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell)
c. 03 Satin Doll(Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Johnny Mercer)

Date: August 31, 1985
Location: Chicago Jazz Festival, Chicago, IL
Label: [radio broadcast]

Stan Getz, Jimmy Giuffre, Herbie Steward (ts), Gerry Mulligan (bar), Kenny Barron (p), George Mraz (b), Al Foster (d)

a. 01 The Red Door(Gerry Mulligan, John Haley 'Zoot' Sims)
b. 02 Four Brothers(Jimmy Giuffre)
c. 03 Early Autumn(Ralph Burns, Johnny Mercer, Woody Herman)

Jimmy Giuffre (ts) on b-c; Herbie Steward (ts) on b-c.


Date: October 5, 1985
Location: Cobi's, New York City
Label: [private recording]

Bill Barron (ldr), Bill Barron (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Cecil McBee (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. 01 September 1979 - 11:22(Bill Barron)
b. 02 Spring Thing - 15:36(Bill Barron)
c. 03 What's New - 8:49(Bob Haggart, Johnny Burke)
d. 04 Interpretation - 14:56(Bill Barron)
e. 05 Tragic Magic - 8:23(Kenny Barron)
f. 06 Cherokee - 11:20(Ray Noble)
All titles on: SteepleChase CDSCCD 31596 — Live At Cobi's, vol. 2   (2006)

Date: October 8, 1985
Location: Classic Sound, New York City
Label: New Note

Tom Varner (ldr), Jim Snidero (ss, as), Tom Varner (frh), Kenny Barron (p), Mike Richmond (b), Victor Lewis (d)

a. a-02 Quasimodo - 4:41(Charlie Parker)
New Note LP 12"NN 1004 — Jazz French Horn   
b. a-02aalt Quasimodo - 8:51(Charlie Parker)
c. a-03 Blues For Z - 4:05(Tom Varner)
New Note LP 12"NN 1004 — Jazz French Horn   
d. a-04 Lost In The Stars - 3:49(Kurt Weill, Maxwell Anderson)
New Note LP 12"NN 1004 — Jazz French Horn   
All titles on: Soul Note CD121 176 — Jazz French Horn   (2001)

Jim Snidero (ss) on c, (as) on c.

Details supplied by Tom Varner.


Date: October 9, 1985
Location: Classic Sound, New York City
Label: New Note

Tom Varner (ldr), Jim Snidero (ss, as), Tom Varner (frh), Kenny Barron (p), Mike Richmond (b), Victor Lewis (d)

a. a-01 What Is This Thing Called First Strike Capability - 6:13(Tom Varner)
New Note LP 12"NN 1004 — Jazz French Horn   
b. b-01 So Sorry Please - 5:30(Bud Powell)
New Note LP 12"NN 1004 — Jazz French Horn   
c. b-01aalt So Sorry Please - 5:20(Bud Powell)
d. b-02 April Remembrance - 10:09(Tom Varner)
New Note LP 12"NN 1004 — Jazz French Horn   
e. b-03 I Love You - 4:50(Cole Porter)
New Note LP 12"NN 1004 — Jazz French Horn   
f. b-04 Come Sunday - 2:57(Duke Ellington)
New Note LP 12"NN 1004 — Jazz French Horn   
All titles on: Soul Note CD121 176 — Jazz French Horn   (2001)

Jim Snidero (ss) on a-d, (as) on a-d.

Details supplied by Tom Varner.


Date: November 9, 1985
Location: Teatro Sperimentale, Ancona, Italy
Label: [private recording]

Sphere (ldr), Charlie Rouse (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. 01 If I Should Lose You - 20:51(Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger)
b. 02 Tokudo - 11:38(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
c. 03 Christina - 7:55(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
d. 04 Pumpkin's Delight - 16:44(Charlie Rouse)
e. 05 Scratch - 24:37(Kenny Barron)
f. 06 Well, You Needn't - 10:21(Thelonious Monk)

Additional unidentified selections: 07 (9:29); 08 (9:42).


Date: November 21, 1985
Location: Bologna, Italy
Label: [private recording]

Sphere (ldr), Charlie Rouse (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. 01 If I Should Lose You - 20:01(Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger)
b. 02 Tayamisha [aka Pale Blue] - 5:22(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
Red CD123 191 — On Tour   (1988)
c. 03 Spiral - 11:06(Kenny Barron)
Red CD123 191 — On Tour   (1988)
d. 04 Christina - 11:20(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
e. 05 Scratch - 7:56(Kenny Barron)
Red CD123 191 — On Tour   (1988)
f. 06 Tokudo - 7:15(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
g. 07 Firewater [aka Dual Force; aka Fuego] - 7:59(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
Red CD123 191 — On Tour   (1988)
h. 08 A Beautiful Friendship - 10:15(Donald Kahn, Stanley Styne)
Red CD123 191 — On Tour   (1988)
i. 09 Flight Path - 18:27(Kenny Barron)
j. 10 Pumpkin's Delight - 8:22(Charlie Rouse)
k. Well, You Needn't - 8:40(Thelonious Monk)
Red CD123 191 — On Tour   (1988)

Unissued material exists on private audience recording. This recording runs slightly fast, resulting in timing discrepancies.

CD issue gives date as November 1985.

a listed as Dual Force.


Date: November 22, 1985
Location: Nick's Jazzcafe, Laren, Netherlands
Label: [private recording]

Sphere (ldr), Charlie Rouse (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. 01 Reflections - 8:17(Thelonious Monk)
b. 02 Flight Path - 7:50(Kenny Barron)
c. 03 Firewater [aka Dual Force; aka Fuego] - 16:27(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
d. 04 Spiral - 16:36(Kenny Barron)
e. 05 Christina - 6:53(Charles 'Buster' Williams)

Final selection fades out on only known source.


Date: December 22, 1985
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Criss Cross

Tom Harrell (ldr), Kenny Garrett (f, as), Tom Harrell (t, fh), Kenny Barron (p), Ray Drummond (b), Ralph Peterson (d)

a. a-01 Blues In Six - 7:25(Tom Harrell)
Criss Cross LP 12"1018 — Moon Alley   (1986)
b. a-02 Change Of Pace - 5:20(Kenny Garrett)
Criss Cross LP 12"1018 — Moon Alley   (1986)
c. tk 1alt Rapture - 4:32(Tom Harrell)
d. a-03 Rapture - 4:33(Tom Harrell)
Criss Cross LP 12"1018 — Moon Alley   (1986)
e. b-01 Twenty Bar Tune - 5:57(Tom Harrell)
Criss Cross LP 12"1018 — Moon Alley   (1986)
f. b-02 Open Air - 7:32(Tom Harrell)
Criss Cross LP 12"1018 — Moon Alley   (1986)
g. b-03 Moon Alley - 8:29(Tom Harrell)
Criss Cross LP 12"1018 — Moon Alley   (1986)
h. b-04 Scrapple From The Apple - 6:49(Charlie Parker)
Criss Cross LP 12"1018 — Moon Alley   (1986)
All titles on: Criss Cross CD1018 CD — Moon Alley   (1990)

Kenny Garrett (f) on b, f, (as) on a, c-e, g-h; Tom Harrell (t) on a, c-e, h, (fh) on b, f-g.


Date: February 17, 1986
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Enja

Kenny Barron (ldr), John Stubblefield (ts), Wallace Roney (t), Kenny Barron (p), Cecil McBee (b), Victor Lewis (d)

a. 01 What If? - 7:00(Kenny Barron)
b. 02 Phantoms - 7:23(Kenny Barron)
c. 03 Close To You Alone - 5:54(Cecil McBee, Valerie Kaye Eley)
d. 04 Dexterity - 3:55(Charlie Parker)
e. 05 Voyage - 5:00(Kenny Barron)
f. 06 Lullabye - 7:05(Kenny Barron)
g. 07 Trinkle, Tinkle - 5:41(Thelonious Monk)
All titles on: Enja CDENJ 2142-2 — What If?   
Enja CDCD 5013 — What If?   (1993)

John Stubblefield (ts) on a-b, e-f; Wallace Roney (t) on a-b, e-f; Cecil McBee (b) on a-c, e-f; Victor Lewis (d) on a-f.


Date: February 19, 1986
Location: Eras Studio, New York City
Label: Contemporary

Joshua Breakstone (ldr), Pepper Adams (bar), Joshua Breakstone (g), Kenny Barron (p), Dennis Irwin (b), Keith Copeland (d)

a. a-01 Oblivion - 6:16(Bud Powell)
b. a-02 It's Easy To Remember - 11:00(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
c. a-03 My Heart Stood Still - 5:56(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
d. b-01 Even Steven - 7:07(Barry Harris)
e. b-02 To Monk With Love - 6:22(Barry Harris)
f. b-03 Bird Song - 7:15(Thad Jones)
All titles on: Contemporary LP 12"C 14025 — Echoes   (1987)

Date: March 6, 1986
Location: Santa Cruz, CA
Label: [private recording]

Stan Getz (ldr), Stan Getz (ts), Kenny Barron (p), George Mraz (b), Victor Lewis (d)

a. 01 Lush Life - 5:35(Billy Strayhorn)
b. 02 How Insensitive [aka Insensatez] - 6:23(Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes, Norman Gimbel)
c. 03 Seven Steps To Heaven - 10:03(Victor Feldman, Miles Davis)
d. 04 Desafinado [aka Slightly Out Of Tune](Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça, Jon Hendricks)
e. 04 The Girl From Ipanema - 3:53(Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes, Norman Gimbel)
f. 05 Blood Count - 4:33(Billy Strayhorn)
g. 06 Sippin' At Bells - 5:57(Miles Davis)
h. 07 Whisper Not - 9:58(Benny Golson)
i. 08 Wave - 8:22(Antonio Carlos Jobim)
j. 09 I Thought About You - 8:24(Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer)
k. 10 What Is This Thing Called Love - 11:47(Cole Porter)
l. 11 Body And Soul - 9:00(Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton)
m. 12 Stella By Starlight - 9:55(Victor Young, Ned Washington)
n. 13 If I Should Lose You - 11:38(Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger)
o. 14 Dreams - 11:32(Kenny Barron)
p. 15 Woody 'n You - 12:21(Dizzy Gillespie)

d, e performed as medley.

Recording of Sippin' At Bells and Whisper Not misses starts of performances.


Date: March 9, 1986
Location: Music Annex Recording Studios, Menlo Park, CA
Label: Black-Hawk

Stan Getz (ldr), Stan Getz (ts), Kenny Barron (p), George Mraz (b), Victor Lewis (d), Babatunde Olatunji (per)

a. 01 I Wanted To Say - 9:29(Victor Lewis)
Black-Hawk LP 12"BKH-51101 — Voyage   (1986)
b. 02 I Thought About You - 5:29(Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer)
Black-Hawk LP 12"BKH-51101 — Voyage   (1986)
c. 03 Yesterdays - 9:23(Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach)
Black-Hawk LP 12"BKH-51101 — Voyage   (1986)
d. 04 Dreams - 10:25(Kenny Barron)
Black-Hawk LP 12"BKH-51101 — Voyage   (1986)
e. 05 Falling In Love - 8:24(Victor Feldman)
Black-Hawk LP 12"BKH-51101 — Voyage   (1986)
f. 06 Voyage - 7:05(Kenny Barron)
Black-Hawk LP 12"BKH-51101 — Voyage   (1986)
g. 07 Just Friends(John Klenner, Sam M. Lewis)

Babatunde Olatunji (per) on d.

Reported that certain CD issues include "Just Friends" and others do not.


Date: March 24, 1986
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Muse

Woody Shaw (ldr), Kenny Garrett (as), Woody Shaw (t), Peter Leitch (g), Kenny Barron (p), Neil Swainson (b), Victor Jones (d)

a. a-01 There Will Never Be Another You - 6:55(Harry Warren, Mack Gordon)
b. a-02 You Stepped Out Of A Dream - 5:29(Gus Kahn, Nacio Herb Brown)
c. a-03 Speak Low - 8:55(Kurt Weill, Ogden Nash)
32 Jazz CD32039 — Dark Journey   (1998)
d. b-01 Solid - 4:39(Sonny Rollins)
32 Jazz CD32039 — Dark Journey   (1998)
32 Jazz CD32180 — Givin' Away The Store 2   (2000)
e. b-02 It Might As Well Be Spring - 10:00(Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)
f. b-03 The Woody Woodpecker Song - 3:42(Ramez Idriss, George F. Tibbles)
32 Jazz CD32039 — Dark Journey   (1998)
All titles on: Muse LP 12"MR 5329 — Solid   (1987)
32 Jazz CD32153 — Solid   (1999)
Savoy Jazz CD17298 — Solid   (2003)

Date: May 13, 1986
Location: Ronnie Scott's, London, England
Label: Jazz Road

Chico Freeman (ldr), Chico Freeman (ss, ts, syn), Kenny Barron (p, org), Santi Debriano (b), Freddie Waits (d)

a. 01 Going Places - 6:30(Chico Freeman)
b. 02 Groovin' Late - 6:37(Chico Freeman)
c. 03 Free Association - 9:17(Chico Freeman)
d. 04 In A Sentimental Mood - 11:25(Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Manny Kurtz)
e. 05 What If? - 6:22(Kenny Barron)
f. 06 The Traveller - 13:13(Henry Threadgill)
All titles on: Jazz Road CDBY32-5011 — Groovin' Late   
Essential CDESMCD 018 — Groovin' Late   

Chico Freeman (ss) on a, f, (syn) on a, f; Kenny Barron (org) on b.

No audience is audible. Barron may not be the organist on "Groovin' Late."

Believed to be identical to existing video.


Date: June 26, 1986
Location: Pescara, Italy
Label: Philology

Kenny Barron, John Lewis (ldr), Kenny Barron, John Lewis (p)

a. All The Things You Are(Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II)
Philology CDW 100/101 — It Happened In...Pescara (1969-1989)   

Date: July 11-20 1986
Location: Umbria Jazz Festival, Perugia, Italy
Label: Red

Kenny Barron, Buster Williams (ldr), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b)

a. 01 All Of You - 11:04(Cole Porter)
b. 02 This Time The Dream's On Me - 11:20(Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer)
c. 03 Someday My Prince Will Come - 3:55(Frank E. Churchill, Larry Morey)
d. 04 I Love You - 15:47(Cole Porter)
e. 05 My Funny Valentine - 8:35(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
All titles on: Red CD123 214-2 — Two As One   (1992)

CD issue gives date as July 1986. Festival ran between July 11 and 20.


Date: July 12, 1986
Location: Umbria Jazz Festival - Panino Jazz Club, Perugia, Italy
Label: [private recording]

Sphere (ldr), Charlie Rouse (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. I - 01 If I Should Lose You - 21:35(Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger)
b. I - 02 Tokudo - 15:58(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
c. I - 03 Spiral - 19:05(Kenny Barron)
d. I - 04 Flight Path - 12:56(Kenny Barron)
e. II - 01 Scratch - 18:50(Kenny Barron)
f. II - 02 Christina - 9:17(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
g. II - 03 Well, You Needn't - 22:08(Thelonious Monk)

Date: July 14, 1986
Location: Umbria Jazz Festival - Teatro Morlacchi, Perugia, Italy
Label: Red

Sphere (ldr), Charlie Rouse (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. Firewater [aka Dual Force; aka Fuego] - 21:48(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
b. A Beautiful Friendship - 22:17(Donald Kahn, Stanley Styne)
c. Spiral - 18:28(Kenny Barron)
d. Pumpkin's Delight - 13:44(Charlie Rouse)
e. Tokudo - 14:01(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
f. Flight Path - 12:27(Kenny Barron)
g. Scratch - 18:38(Kenny Barron)
h. Christina - 8:48(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
i. Well, You Needn't - 21:21(Thelonious Monk)
j. 01 Pumpkin's Delight - 12:05(Charlie Rouse)
Red CD123 207 — Pumpkin's Delight   (1993)
k. 02 Tokudo - 11:00(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
Red CD123 207 — Pumpkin's Delight   (1993)
l. 03 Saud's Song - 10:40(Kenny Barron)
Red CD123 207 — Pumpkin's Delight   (1993)
m. 04 Christina - 9:10(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
Red CD123 207 — Pumpkin's Delight   (1993)
n. 05 Deceptakon - 11:40(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
Red CD123 207 — Pumpkin's Delight   (1993)

Unissued material exists on private tape. Confirmation needed that this is all from the same one date.


Date: July 25, 1986
Location: Acireale, Italy
Label: [private recording]

Sphere (ldr), Charlie Rouse (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. I - 01 Firewater [aka Dual Force; aka Fuego] - 19:01(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
b. I - 02 Tayamisha [aka Pale Blue] - 13:40(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
c. I - 03 Christina - 11:57(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
d. I - 04 Flight Path - 12:24(Kenny Barron)
e. II - 01 If I Should Lose You - 21:56(Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger)
f. II - 02 Tokudo - 13:57(Charles 'Buster' Williams)

One additional unidentified selection (composed by Thelonious Monk): I - 05 (12:57)


Date: August 19, 1986
Location: Red Mitchell's living room at Artillerigatan, Stockholm, Sweden
Label: Storyville

Kenny Barron, Red Mitchell (ldr), Kenny Barron (p), Red Mitchell (b)

a. 01 The Boy Next Door - 6:11(Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane)
b. 02 Oleo - 6:18(Sonny Rollins)
c. 03 Sunshower - 9:36(Kenny Barron)
d. 04 Bureau Blues - 6:56(Keith 'Red' Mitchell)
e. 05 Finally - 7:18(Keith 'Red' Mitchell)
f. 06 On The Sunny Side Of The Street - 6:37(Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields)
g. 07 Namely You - 8:19(Johnny Mercer, Gene DePaul)
h. 08 Darn That Dream - 7:05(Jimmy Van Heusen, Edgar DeLange)
All titles on: Storyville CDSTCD 4137 — The Red Barron Duo   (1988)

a. listed as The Girl Next Door.


Date: August 22, 1986
Location: NOS Jazz Festival, Meervaart Theater, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Label: [private recording]

Kenny Barron (ldr), Bob Mover, Bud Shank (as), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. Stella By Starlight(Victor Young, Ned Washington)
b. Billie's Bounce(Charlie Parker)
c. Pannonica(Thelonious Monk)
d. Four In One(Thelonious Monk)
e. What Is This Thing Called Love(Cole Porter)
f. Namely You(Johnny Mercer, Gene DePaul)
g. Someday My Prince Will Come(Frank E. Churchill, Larry Morey)
h. The Surrey With The Fringe On The Top(Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)

Bob Mover (as) on a-e; Bud Shank (as) on a-b, e.


Date: September 16 & 17, 1986
Location: Sound Ideas, New York City
Label: CBS/Sony

Sheila Jordan (ldr), Frank Wess (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Harvie Swartz (b), Ben Riley (d), Sheila Jordan (v)

a. 01 Body And Soul(Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton)
b. 02 Falling In Love With Love(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
c. 03 What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life(Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
d. 04 A Sleepin' Bee(Truman Capote, Harold Arlen)
e. 05 I'm A Fool To Want You(Jack Wolf, J. S. Herron, Frank Sinatra)
f. 06 How Deep Is The Ocean(Irving Berlin)
g. 07 Lush Life(Billy Strayhorn)
h. 08 Baltimore Oriole(Hoagy Carmichael, Paul Francis Webster)
i. 09 Mood Indigo(Duke Ellington, Barney Bigard, Irving Mills)
j. 10 When The World Was Young(M. Philippe Gerard, Johnny Mercer)
All titles on: CBS/Sony LP 12"28AP 3317 — Body And Soul   
CBS/Sony CD32DP 687 — Body And Soul   
IRS CD9205397 — Body And Soul   

Date: October 7 & 8, 1986
Location: New York City
Label: CBS/Sony

Bobbe Norris (ldr), Harry Allen (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Rufus Reid (b), Ben Riley (d), Bobbe Norris (v)

a. You And The Night And The Music(Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
b. When I Fall In Love(Victor Young, Edward Heyman)
c. I Get Along Without You Very Well(Hoagy Carmichael)
d. There's A Lull In My Life(Harry Revel, Mack Gordon)
e. The One I Love Belongs To Somebody Else(Isham Jones, Gus Kahn)
f. Time After Time(Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)
g. Trouble Is A Man(Alec Wilder)
h. Thanks For The Memory(Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger)
i. We'll Be Together Again(Carl Fischer, Frankie Laine)
j. Unforgettable(Irving Gordon)
All titles on: CBS/Sony CD28AP 3315 — You And The Night And The Music   
CBS/Sony CD32DP 684 — You And The Night And The Music   

Date: November 4 & 5, 1986
Location: New York City
Label: CBS/Sony

Millie Vernon (ldr), Seldon Powell (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Santi Debriano (b), Freddie Waits (d), Millie Vernon (v)

a. Over The Rainbow(Harold Arlen, E. Y. Harburg)
b. Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams(Ted Koehler, Billy Moll, Harry Barris)
c. It Never Entered My Mind(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
d. That Old Feeling(Lew Brown, Sammy Fain)
e. Street Of Dreams(Victor Young, Sam M. Lewis)
f. The Song Is You(Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II)
g. Sophisticated Lady(Duke Ellington, Mitchell Parish, Irving Mills)
h. Get Out Of Town(Cole Porter)
i. Easy Living(Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger)
j. Bye Bye Blackbird(Mort Dixon, Ray Henderson)
k. That Old Black Magic(Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer)
All titles on: CBS/Sony LP 12"28AP 3319 — Over The Rainbow   
CBS/Sony CD32DP 689 — Over The Rainbow   

j, k performed as medley.


Date: November 14, 1986
Location: Brass Group - Teatro Golden, Palermo, Italy
Label: [private recording]

Sphere (ldr), Charlie Rouse (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. 01 Firewater [aka Dual Force; aka Fuego] - 18:30(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
b. 02 Tayamisha [aka Pale Blue] - 13:45(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
c. 03 Christina - 12:29(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
d. 04 Flight Path - 13:11(Kenny Barron)

One additional unidentified selection (composed by Thelonious Monk): 05 (12:52).


Date: Winter 1986
Location: State University of New York, Purchase, NY
Label: [private recording]

Kenny Barron, Harvie Swartz (ldr), Kenny Barron (p), Harvie Swartz (b)

a. 01 Confirmation - 4:19(Charlie Parker)
b. 02 All Or Nothing At All - 6:57(Arthur Altman, Jack Lawrence)
c. 03 Body And Soul - 7:22(Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton)
d. 04 Take Your Time - 7:15(Harvie Swartz)
e. 05 Darn That Dream - 6:52(Jimmy Van Heusen, Edgar DeLange)
f. 06 Miyako - 5:38(Wayne Shorter)
g. 07 Isn't It Romantic - 5:03(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
h. 08 Chelsea Bridge - 6:21(Billy Strayhorn)
All titles on: Savant CDSCD 2092 — Now Was The Time   (2008)

Date: December 5 & 6, 1986
Location: Village Vanguard, New York City
Label: Landmark

Bobby Hutcherson (ldr), Bobby Hutcherson (vib, mar), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Al Foster (d)

a. 01 Little Niles - 6:43(Randy Weston)
Landmark LP 12"LLP-1513 — In The Vanguard   (1987)
b. 02 Estate [aka Summer] [original or English lyric ver. 1] - 7:56(Bruno Martino, Bruno Brighetti, Joel Siegel)
Landmark LP 12"LLP-1513 — In The Vanguard   (1987)
c. 03 Well, You Needn't - 7:29(Thelonious Monk)
Landmark LP 12"LLP-1513 — In The Vanguard   (1987)
d. 04 Young And Foolish - 10:22(Arnold B. Horwitt, Albert Hague)
e. 05 Someday My Prince Will Come - 9:58(Frank E. Churchill, Larry Morey)
Landmark LP 12"LLP-1513 — In The Vanguard   (1987)
f. 06 Witchcraft - 7:43(Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh)
Landmark LP 12"LLP-1513 — In The Vanguard   (1987)
g. 07 I Wanna Stand Over There - 5:02(Bobby Hutcherson)
Landmark LP 12"LLP-1513 — In The Vanguard   (1987)
All titles on: Landmark CDLCD-1513-2 — In The Vanguard   (1987)
32 Jazz CD32170 — In The Vanguard   (1999)

Bobby Hutcherson (vib) on a-e, g, (mar) on a-b, d-f.


Date: March 2, 1987
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Verve

Sphere (ldr), Charlie Rouse (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. 01 Baiana - 7:49(Kenny Barron)
Verve LP 12"831 674 — Four For All   (1987)
b. 02 Bittersweet - 6:00(Charlie Rouse)
Verve LP 12"831 674 — Four For All   (1987)
c. 03 Lunacy - 8:02(Kenny Barron)
Verve LP 12"831 674 — Four For All   (1987)
d. 04 Air Dance [aka Air Dancing] - 7:59(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
e. 05 San Francisco Holiday [aka Worry Later] - 7:16(Thelonious Monk)
Verve LP 12"831 674 — Four For All   (1987)
f. 06 Lupe - 9:21(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
Verve LP 12"831 674 — Four For All   (1987)
g. 07 This Time The Dream's On Me - 5:32(Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer)
Verve LP 12"831 674 — Four For All   (1987)
h. 08 Melancholia - 4:30(Duke Ellington)
All titles on: Verve CD831 674-2 — Four For All   (1987)

Date: March 20, 1987
Location: Garden Productions, New York City
Label: Muse

Bill Barron (ldr), Bill Barron (ss, ts), Kenny Barron (p), Ray Drummond (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. a-01 This One's For Monk - 6:57(Bill Barron)
b. a-02 Yes, No, Maybe So - 8:44(Bill Barron)
c. a-03 Ballad For My Love - 5:00(Bill Barron)
d. b-01 Easy Does It - 7:12(Bill Barron)
e. b-02 Travelin' On The Freeway - 6:52(Bill Barron)
f. b-03 Row House - 6:52(Kenny Barron)
All titles on: Muse CDMCD 5368 — The Next Plateau   (1989)

Bill Barron (ss) on d, (ts) on a-c, e-f.


Date: March 31, 1987
Location: Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Label: [private recording]

Jon Faddis (ldr), Jon Faddis (t), Kenny Barron (p)

a. [unknown titles](Composer Unknown)

A lecture/demonstration by Faddis.


Date: April 22, 1987
Location: Café des Copains, Toronto, Canada
Label: [private recording]

Kenny Barron (ldr), Kenny Barron (p)

a. 01 Rhythm-a-ning - 5:51(Thelonious Monk)
b. 02 When Lights Are Low - 6:08(Benny Carter, Spencer Williams)
c. 03 The Star-Crossed Lovers - 9:10(Billy Strayhorn)
d. 04 Will You Still Be Mine - 9:31(Matt Dennis, Tom Adair)
e. 05 I'm Confessin' (That I Love You) - 9:34(Doc Dougherty, Ellis Reynolds, Al J. Neiburg)
f. 06 Song For Abdullah - 8:11(Kenny Barron)
g. 07 Night And Day - 10:37(Cole Porter)
h. 08 Berimbau - 8:10(Baden Powell, Vinicius DeMoraes, Ray Gilbert)

Date: May 11, 1987
Location: 39th Street Studio, New York City
Label: Soul Note

Shannon Gibbons (ldr), Cecil Bridgewater (t, fh), Kenny Barron (p), Rufus Reid (b), Ben Riley (d), Shannon Gibbons (v)

a. 01 This Could Be The Start Of Something - 3:18(Steve Allen) / arr: Cecil Bridgewater
b. 02 But Beautiful - 4:50(Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke) / arr: Cecil Bridgewater
c. 03 This Can't Be Love - 3:08(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) / arr: Ted Brancato, Cecil Bridgewater
d. 04 Lately - 5:57(Stevie Wonder) / arr: Cecil Bridgewater
e. 05 Make Someone Happy - 5:28(Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green) / arr: Cecil Bridgewater
f. 06 Just In Time - 3:04(Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green) / arr: Cecil Bridgewater
g. 07 My One And Only Love - 6:10(Guy Wood, Robert Mellin) / arr: Cecil Bridgewater
h. 08 There Will Never Be Another You - 3:30(Harry Warren, Mack Gordon) / arr: Ted Brancato
i. 09 You Don't Know What Love Is - 6:25(Don Raye, Gene DePaul) / arr: Ted Brancato
All titles on: Soul Note CD121 163-2 — Shannon Gibbons   (1987)

Cecil Bridgewater (t) on a-f, h, (fh) on g.


Date: May 19, 1987
Location: Théâtre Boulogne-Billancourt, Boulogne-Billancourt, France
Label: [radio broadcast]

Sphere (ldr), Phil Woods (cl, as), Yochk'o Seffer (bcl, bar), Steve Lacy (ss), Charlie Rouse (ts), Benny Bailey (t), Yves Robert (tb), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. 01 Light Blue - 17:02(Thelonious Monk)
b. 02 Epistrophy - 1:55(Thelonious Monk, Kenny Clarke)
c. 03 Oska T - 11:55(Thelonious Monk)
d. 04 I Mean You - 14:17(Thelonious Monk)
e. 05 Evidence - 11:32(Thelonious Monk)
f. 06 Four In One - 11:31(Thelonious Monk)

Date: May 27, 1987
Location: Coutances, France
Label: [private recording]

Sphere (ldr), Charlie Rouse (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. 01 If I Should Lose You - 20:36(Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger)
b. 02 This Time The Dream's On Me - 14:10(Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer)
c. 03 Scratch - 16:10(Kenny Barron)
d. 04 Lupe - 17:22(Charles 'Buster' Williams)

Date: June 4 & 5, 1987
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Free Lance

Santi Debriano (ldr), Sonny Fortune (f, as), Jerry Gonzalez (t, fh, per), Paul Meyers (g), Kenny Barron (p), Santi Debriano (b, per), Billy Hart (d)

a. 01 Offering - 7:10(Santi Debriano)
b. 02 Anima - 3:16(Santi Debriano)
c. 03 Obeah - 4:05(Santi Debriano, Kenny Barron, Sonny Fortune, Billy Hart, Jerry Gonzalez)
d. 04 Mind Reader - 8:05(Santi Debriano)
e. 05 Evolution - 5:49(Santi Debriano)
f. 06 Golden Legacy - 6:58(Santi Debriano)
g. 07 Time Is Of The Essence - 6:48(Santi Debriano)
h. 08 Bijou - 6:18(Santi Debriano)
i. 09 Sunset - 4:17(Santi Debriano)
All titles on: Free Lance CDFRL-CD 008 — Obeah   

Paul Meyers (g) on f.


Date: June 14 & 15, 1987
Location: New York City
Label: Enja

Ray Anderson (ldr), Ray Anderson (tb, v), Kenny Barron (p), Cecil McBee (b), Dannie Richmond (d)

a. a-01 Love Me Or Leave Me - 4:48(Gus Kahn, Walter Donaldson)
Enja LP 12"4098 — Old Bottles, New Wine   
Enja CDR2 79628 — Old Bottles, New Wine   (1992)
b. a-02 Bohemia After Dark - 5:16(Oscar Pettiford)
Enja LP 12"4098 — Old Bottles, New Wine   
Enja CDR2 79628 — Old Bottles, New Wine   (1992)
c. a-03 La Rosita - 6:27(Paul Dupont, Allan Stuart)
Enja LP 12"4098 — Old Bottles, New Wine   
Enja CDR2 79628 — Old Bottles, New Wine   (1992)
d. a-04 Ow! - 3:31(Dizzy Gillespie)
Enja LP 12"4098 — Old Bottles, New Wine   
Enja CDR2 79628 — Old Bottles, New Wine   (1992)
e. b-01 In A Mellotone - 6:24(Duke Ellington)
Enja LP 12"4098 — Old Bottles, New Wine   
Enja CDR2 79628 — Old Bottles, New Wine   (1992)
f. b-02 Laird Baird - 5:40(Charlie Parker)
Enja LP 12"4098 — Old Bottles, New Wine   
Enja CDR2 79628 — Old Bottles, New Wine   (1992)
g. b-03 Wine - 6:46

"Wine" credited to Beame & Long.


Date: June 21, 1987
Location: Avery Fisher Hall, New York City
Label: [private recording]

Stan Getz (ldr), Stan Getz (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Rufus Reid (b), Victor Lewis (d)

a. 01 El Cajon(Johnny Mandel, Dave Frishberg)
b. 02 I Can't Get Started(Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin)
c. 03 Voyage(Kenny Barron)
d. 04 I Thought About You(Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer)
e. 05 Wave(Antonio Carlos Jobim)
f. 06 Blood Count(Billy Strayhorn)
g. 07 Eleanor(Gigi Gryce)

Date: July 5, 1987
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Label: [private recording]

Stan Getz (ldr), Stan Getz (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Rufus Reid (b), Victor Lewis (d)

a. I Thought About You(Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer)
b. Blood Count(Billy Strayhorn)

Date: July 6, 1987
Location: Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark
Label: [radio broadcast]

Stan Getz (ldr), Stan Getz (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Rufus Reid (b), Victor Lewis (d)

a. El Cajon - 13:18(Johnny Mandel, Dave Frishberg)
EmArcy CD838 769-2 — Anniversary   (1990)
b. Voyage - 12:05(Kenny Barron)
EmArcy CD838 770-2 — Serenity   (1991)
c. I Can't Get Started - 11:27(Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin)
EmArcy CD838 769-2 — Anniversary   (1990)
Universal CD314 586 755-2 — Cafe Montmartre   (2003)
d. Stella By Starlight - 12:33(Victor Young, Ned Washington)
EmArcy CD838 769-2 — Anniversary   (1990)
e. What Is This Thing Called Love - 9:43(Cole Porter)
EmArcy CD838 769-2 — Anniversary   (1990)
f. I Thought About You - 8:20(Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer)
EmArcy CD838 769-2 — Anniversary   (1990)
Universal CD314 586 755-2 — Cafe Montmartre   (2003)
g. Eleanor - 10:22(Gigi Gryce)
EmArcy CD838 769-2 — Anniversary   (1990)
h. On Green Dolphin Street - 13:38(Bronislau Kaper, Ned Washington)
EmArcy CD838 770-2 — Serenity   (1991)
i. Falling In Love - 9:05(Victor Feldman)
EmArcy CD838 770-2 — Serenity   (1991)
Universal CD314 586 755-2 — Cafe Montmartre   (2003)
j. I Remember You - 10:08(Victor Schertzinger, Johnny Mercer)
EmArcy CD838 770-2 — Serenity   (1991)
k. I Love You - 10:57(Cole Porter)
EmArcy CD838 770-2 — Serenity   (1991)
l. Blood Count - 4:02(Billy Strayhorn)
EmArcy CD838 769-2 — Anniversary   (1990)
Universal CD314 586 755-2 — Cafe Montmartre   (2003)

"Eleanor" is listed as "Stan's Blues" on this issue.

Television broadcast of a-g also exists.


Date: July 8, 1987
Location: Tivoli, Copenhagen, Denmark
Label: [private recording]

Stan Getz (ldr), Stan Getz (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Rufus Reid (b), Victor Lewis (d)

a. [unknown titles](Composer Unknown)

53 minutes reportedly available on commercial video.


Date: July 9, 1987
Location: Pori Jazz Festival, Pori, Finland
Label: [private recording]

Stan Getz (ldr), Stan Getz (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Rufus Reid (b), Victor Lewis (d)

a. 01 Yesterdays(Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach)
b. 02 Stella By Starlight(Victor Young, Ned Washington)
c. 03 I Thought About You(Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer)

Date: July 12, 1987
Location: North Sea Jazz Festival, Den Haag, Netherlands
Label: [private recording]

Stan Getz (ldr), Stan Getz (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Rufus Reid (b), Victor Lewis (d)

a. 01 El Cajon(Johnny Mandel, Dave Frishberg)
b. 02 Soul Eyes(Mal Waldron)
c. 03 Voyage(Kenny Barron)
d. 04 Yesterdays(Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach)

Date: July 13, 1987
Location: Grand Parade du Jazz, Nice, France
Label: [private recording]

Stan Getz (ldr), Stan Getz (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Rufus Reid (b), Victor Lewis (d)

a. 01 Stablemates(Benny Golson)
b. 02 We'll Be Together Again(Carl Fischer, Frankie Laine)
c. 03 Voyage(Kenny Barron)
d. 04 Soul Eyes(Mal Waldron)
e. 05 Desafinado [aka Slightly Out Of Tune](Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça, Jon Hendricks)
f. 06 I Love You(Cole Porter)
g. 07 I Fall In Love Too Easily(Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)
h. 08 Sippin' At Bells(Miles Davis)
i. 09 Yesterdays(Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach)
j. 10 What Is This Thing Called Love(Cole Porter)
k. 11 Blood Count(Billy Strayhorn)

Date may be July 14, 1987. Confirmation needed.


Date: July 16, 1987
Location: Montreux Jazz Festival - Montreux Casino, Montreux, Switzerland
Label: [private recording]

Stan Getz (ldr), Stan Getz (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Rufus Reid (b), Victor Lewis (d)

a. 01 El Cajon - 10:30(Johnny Mandel, Dave Frishberg)
b. 02 What Is This Thing Called Love - 7:40(Cole Porter)
c. 03 Soul Eyes - 9:28(Mal Waldron)
d. 04 Stella By Starlight - 12:09(Victor Young, Ned Washington)
e. 05 I Can't Get Started - 6:15(Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin)
f. 06 Eleanor - 9:50(Gigi Gryce)
g. 07 I Love You - 8:22(Cole Porter)
h. 08 Blood Count - 4:15(Billy Strayhorn)

Video also exists.


Date: July 19, 1987
Location: Andorra
Label: [private recording]

Stan Getz (ldr), Stan Getz (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Rufus Reid (b), Victor Lewis (d)

a. [unknown titles](Composer Unknown)

Video also reported to exist.


Date: between July 23-26, 1987
Location: XXII Festival de Jazz de San Sebastián - Velódromo de Anoeta, San Sebastián, Spain
Label: [private recording]

Stan Getz (ldr), Stan Getz (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Rufus Reid (b), Victor Lewis (d)

a. Body And Soul(Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton)
b. The Girl From Ipanema(Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes, Norman Gimbel)

Date unknown - festival ran from July 21-26, 1987, but Getz was in Exeter, UK on July 21 and London, UK on July 22.

Video said to exist.


Date: September 10 & 11 and November 18, 1987
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Novus

James Moody (ldr), James Moody (f, as, ts), Kenny Barron (p, ep), Onaje Allan Gumbs (syn), Todd Coolman (b), Akira Tana (d)

a. 01 Autumn Leaves [aka Les Feuilles Mortes] - 8:50(Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prevert, Johnny Mercer) / arr: Tom McIntosh
b. 02 'Round Midnight - 9:51(Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams, Bernie Hanighen) / arr: Tom McIntosh
c. 03 A Summer Afternoon - 5:34(Jimmy Heath) / arr: Tom McIntosh
d. 04 November Afternoon - 6:31(Tom McIntosh) / arr: Tom McIntosh
e. 05 Giant Steps - 8:32(John Coltrane) / arr: Tom McIntosh
f. 06 What Do You Do - 6:40(James Moody) / arr: Tom McIntosh
g. 07 The Cupbearers - 7:04(Tom McIntosh) / arr: Tom McIntosh
h. 08 The Night Has A Thousand Eyes - 10:51(Buddy Bernier, Jerome Brainin) / arr: Tom McIntosh
i. 09 Moody's Theme - 1:31(James Moody) / arr: Tom McIntosh
All titles on: Novus CD3026-2-N — Moving Forward   (1988)

James Moody (f) on c, f, (as) on b, (ts) on a, d-e, g-i; Kenny Barron (p) on a-e, g-i, (ep) on f; Onaje Allan Gumbs (syn) on b, d-e, g.


Date: December 12, 1987
Location: A & R Studios, New York City
Label: Beam International

John Gordon (ldr), John Gordon, Fred Joiner, Benny Powell (tb), Kenny Barron (p), Leon Lee Dorsey (b), Jimmy Ford (d), Sam Turner (per)

a. a-01 Pow-Wee - 3:27(Benny Powell) / arr: Doug Miller
b. a-02 ABBA - 6:54(Fred Joiner) / arr: Doug Miller
c. a-03 No Tricks, No Gimmicks - 4:51(John Gordon) / arr: Doug Miller
d. a-04 Stablemates - 5:00(Benny Golson) / arr: Doug Miller
e. b-01 No More Dues - 4:36(John Gordon) / arr: Doug Miller
f. b-02 Ceah The Wizard - 4:03(Benny Powell) / arr: Doug Miller
g. b-03 Yak And Back - 6:21(E. Turkel, Sam Turner) / arr: Doug Miller
h. b-04 One By One - 6:10(Wayne Shorter) / arr: Doug Miller
All titles on: Beam International LP 12"T 881 — No Tricks, No Gimmicks   

Sam Turner (per) on e, g.

Group known as Trombones Incorporated.


Date: December 20, 1987
Location: Emelin Theater, Mamaroneck, NY
Label: [private recording]

Lewis Porter (ldr), Lewis Porter (as), Kenny Barron (p), Larry Ridley (b), Keith Copeland (d)

a. [unknown titles](Composer Unknown)

Video also exists.

Bassist needs confirmation.


Date: December 31, 1987
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Criss Cross

Kenny Barron (ldr), Kenny Barron (p)

a. Skylark - 7:26(Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer)
b. When Lights Are Low - 6:25(Benny Carter, Spencer Williams)
c. Wazuri Blues - 4:50(Kenny Barron)
All titles on: Criss Cross CD1008 CD — Green Chimneys   (1988)

c. listed as "Morning Blues".


Date: ca. 1988
Location: New York City
Label: EMI

Bill Lee (ldr), Terence Blanchard (t), Kenny Barron (p)

a. 01 One Little Acorn(Bill Lee)
EMI 45B 50128 — One Little Acorn/I Can Only Be Me   (1988)
b. 02 One Little Acorn(Bill Lee)
Both titles on: EMI CDCDP 7 48680 2 — School Daze   

Terence Blanchard (t) on a.


Date: ca. 1988
Location: Power Station, New York City
Label: Columbia

Kent Jordan (ldr), Kent Jordan (f), Branford Marsalis (ts), Marlon Jordan (t), Kenny Barron (p), Dave Holland (b), Al Foster (d)

a. Curtain Call - 7:23(Elton Heron)
b. Moment's Notice - 4:48(John Coltrane)
c. Stablemates - 6:20(Benny Golson)
All titles on: Columbia LP 12"FC 40868 — Essence   (1988)

Branford Marsalis (ts) on a; Marlon Jordan (t) on a.

Date unknown - 1988 is issue date.


Date: January 5, 1988
Location: RCA Studio A, New York City
Label: Criss Cross

Greg Marvin (ldr), Greg Marvin (ts), Tom Harrell (t), Kenny Barron (p), George Mraz (b), Kenny Washington (d)

a. a-01 Zip - 7:21(Greg Marvin)
b. a-02 Everything I Have Is Yours - 7:20(Burton Lane, Harold Adamson)
c. a-03 Dickie's Dream - 6:08(Lester Young, Count Basie)
d. b-01 Subconscious-Lee - 6:07(Lee Konitz)
e. b-02 Lover Man - 6:48(Roger 'Ram' Ramirez, Jimmy Davis, Jimmy Sherman)
f. b-03 Gentle Giant - 8:16(Greg Marvin)
All titles on: Criss Cross LP 12"1037 — Workout!   (1988)

Date: January 15 & 16, 1988
Location: Fat Tuesdays, New York City
Label: Enja

Kenny Barron (ldr), John Stubblefield (ts), Eddie Henderson (t), Kenny Barron (p), Cecil McBee (b), Victor Lewis (d)

a. 01 There Is No Greater Love - 8:26(Marty Symes, Isham Jones)
b. 02 Misterioso - 6:53(Thelonious Monk)
c. 03 Lunacy - 8:10(Kenny Barron)
d. 04 Sand Dune - 12:10(Kenny Barron)
e. 05 518 - 9:29(Kenny Barron)
f. 06 Something For Ramone - 11:03(John Stubblefield)
g. 07 Dreams - 12:10(Kenny Barron)
All titles on: Enja CD5071 — Live At Fat Tuesdays   (1988)

John Stubblefield (ts) on a, c-g; Eddie Henderson (t) on a, c-g; Cecil McBee (b) on a, c-g; Victor Lewis (d) on a, c-g.


Date: February 17, 1988
Location: Trieste, Yugoslavia
Label: [private recording]

Stan Getz (ldr), Stan Getz (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Rufus Reid (b), Victor Lewis (d)

a. 01 On The Up And Up(Jim McNeely)
b. 02 Joy Spring(Clifford Brown)
c. 03 Warm Valley(Duke Ellington)
d. 04 I Love You(Cole Porter)
e. 05 Chega De Saudade [aka No More Blues](Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes)
f. 06 On Green Dolphin Street(Bronislau Kaper, Ned Washington)
g. 07 Yours And Mine(Thad Jones)
h. 08 Audrey(Bud Powell)
i. 09 Blood Count(Billy Strayhorn)
j. 10 Eleanor(Gigi Gryce)

Date: February 21, 1988
Location: YMHA, West Orange, NJ
Label: [radio broadcast]

Sphere (ldr), Charlie Rouse (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. 01 Spiral(Kenny Barron)
b. 02 Christina(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
c. 03 Flight Path(Kenny Barron)
d. 04 If I Should Lose You(Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger)
e. 05 Lupe(Charles 'Buster' Williams)
f. 06 Scratch(Kenny Barron)

private tape exists


Date: March 12, 1988
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Verve

Sphere (ldr), Charlie Rouse (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. 01 Red Cross - 5:50(Charlie Parker)
Verve LP 12"837 032-1 — Bird Songs   
b. 02 I Didn't Know What Time It Was - 10:29(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
Verve LP 12"837 032-1 — Bird Songs   
c. 03 Dewey Square - 5:41(Charlie Parker)
Verve LP 12"837 032-1 — Bird Songs   
d. 04 Moose The Mooche - 6:47(Charlie Parker)
Verve LP 12"837 032-1 — Bird Songs   
e. 05 Barbados - 5:08(Charlie Parker)
Verve LP 12"837 032-1 — Bird Songs   
f. 06 Ah-Leu-Cha - 5:48(Charlie Parker)
Verve LP 12"837 032-1 — Bird Songs   
g. 07 Quasimodo - 5:15(Charlie Parker)
Verve LP 12"837 032-1 — Bird Songs   
h. 08 Just Friends - 7:41(John Klenner, Sam M. Lewis)
All titles on: Verve CD837 032-2 — Bird Songs   

Date: March 15-17, 1988
Location: Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA
Label: Contemporary

Barney Kessel (ldr), Bobby Hutcherson (vib), Barney Kessel (g), Kenny Barron (p), Rufus Reid (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. 01 It's You Or No One - 5:56(Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)
b. 02 Barniana - 4:45(Laurindo Almeida)
c. 03 You've Changed - 6:24(Carl Fischer, Bill Carey)
d. 04 Blues For Bird - 6:40(Barney Kessel)
e. 05 Rio - 5:59(Barney Kessel)
f. 06 Messin' With The Blues - 8:03(Barney Kessel)
g. 07 I'm Glad There Is You - 5:33(Paul (Madeira) Mertz)
h. 08 By Myself - 6:54(Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
i. 09 Blue Echoes - 10:44(Barney Kessel)
All titles on: Contemporary CDCCD 14044-2 — Red Hot And Blues   (1988)

Date: April 22, 1988
Location: Gargny, France
Label: [private recording]

Dizzy Gillespie (ldr), Dizzy Gillespie (t), Mark Elf (g), Kenny Barron (p), Larry Ridley (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. 01 Blue Bossa(Kenny Dorham)
b. 02 My Heart Belongs To Daddy(Cole Porter)

Date: May 15, 1988
Location: Monmouth County, NJ
Label: [private recording]

Lewis Porter (ldr), Lewis Porter (as), Kenny Barron (p), Larry Ridley (b), Keith Copeland (d)

a. [unknown titles](Composer Unknown)

Drummer needs confirmation.


Date: August 1, 1988
Location: MRC Studios, New York City
Label: Jazzand

Rick Stone (ldr), Rick Stone (g), Kenny Barron (p), Don Gladstone (b), Curtis Boyd (d)

a. 01 Far East(Rick Stone)
b. 02 Yours Is My Heart Alone(Ludwig Herzer, Fritz Lohner, Franz Lehar)
c. 03 For Heaven's Sake(Elise Bretton, Don Meyer, Sherwin Edwards)
d. 04 Nascimento(Barry Harris)
e. 05 This I Dig Of You(Hank Mobley)
f. 06 Vodka(Mal Waldron)
g. 07 Lullaby For Alex(Rick Stone)
h. 08 Greenhouse(Bobby Porcelli)
i. 09 Dance Of The Infidels(Bud Powell)
j. 10 Repetition(Neal Hefti)
k. 11 Fried Bananas(Dexter Gordon)
All titles on: Jazzand CDJCD 002 — Far East   

Date: August 8, 1988
Location: Sage & Sound Studios, Hollywood, CA
Label: Trend

Jon Nagourney (ldr), Jon Nagourney (vib), Kenny Barron (p), John Clayton (b), Dick Berk (d)

a. 01 My Shining Hour - 5:45(Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen)
b. 02 The Back Beat - 5:02(Horace Silver)
c. 03 Deep In A Dream - 7:29(Jimmy Van Heusen, Edgar DeLange)
d. 04 A Song For Marion - 6:10(Jon Nagourney)
e. 05 Tragic Magic - 5:04(Kenny Barron)
f. 06 Snags On The Line - 6:21(Jon Nagourney)
g. 07 This Time The Dream's On Me - 4:35(Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer)
h. 08 Old Devil Moon - 5:45(Burton Lane, E. Y. Harburg)
i. 09 Lazy Bird - 6:15(John Coltrane)
j. 10 Old Folks - 4:38(Willard Robison, Dedette Hill)
k. 11 Confirmation - 7:46(Charlie Parker)
All titles on: Trend CDTRCD 555 — A Song For Marion   (1989)

Date: August 22, 1988
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Label: [radio broadcast]

Kenny Barron (ldr), Benny Bailey, Woody Shaw (t), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. 01 I'm Getting Sentimental Over You - 7:44(Ned Washington, George Bassman)
b. 02 Invitation - 14:30(Paul Francis Webster, Bronislau Kaper)
c. 03 Just A Ballad For Woody - 14:20(Theresa Marie Trainello, Woody Shaw)
d. 04 Blue Monk - 14:05(Thelonious Monk)
e. 05 What Is This Thing Called Love - 15:25(Cole Porter)
f. 06 A Night In Tunisia - 12:06(Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli)

Date: August 31, 1988
Location: Chicago Jazz Festival - Grant Park, Chicago, IL
Label: [radio broadcast]

Stan Getz, J. J. Johnson (ldr), Stan Getz (ts), J. J. Johnson (tb), Kenny Barron (p), Rufus Reid (b), Victor Lewis (d)

a. 01 Billie's Bounce - 8:01(Charlie Parker)
b. 02 Yesterdays - 11:55(Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach)
c. 03 Misty - 5:21(Erroll Garner, Johnny Burke)
d. 04 My Funny Valentine - 8:47(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
e. 05 Soul Eyes - 5:10(Mal Waldron)
f. 06 Blues In The Closet [aka Collard Greens And Black-Eyed Peas] - 9:35(Oscar Pettiford)

Stan Getz (ts) on a-b, d-f; J. J. Johnson (tb) on a-d, f.


Date: September 12 & 13, 1988
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Reservoir

Nick Brignola (ldr), Nick Brignola (cl, ss, ts, bar), Kenny Barron (p), George Mraz (b), Billy Hart (d)

a. 01 Raincheck - 5:46(Billy Strayhorn)
b. 02 Tenderly - 7:55(Walter Gross, Jack Lawrence)
c. 03 Hurricane Connie - 4:21(Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley)
d. 04 My Ship - 5:26(Kurt Weill, Ira Gershwin)
e. 05 I Wish I Knew - 9:03(Harry Warren, Mack Gordon)
f. 06 The Hesitation Blues - 5:47(Nick Brignola)
g. 07 North Star - 7:42(Ralph Towner)
h. 08 Joy Spring - 6:18(Clifford Brown)
i. 09 Darn That Dream - 7:00(Jimmy Van Heusen, Edgar DeLange)
j. 10 Jitterbug Waltz - 5:54(Thomas 'Fats' Waller)
k. 11 Baubles, Bangles And Beads - 5:58(Robert Craig Wright, George 'Chet' Forrest)
All titles on: Reservoir CDRSR CD 108 — Raincheck   (1988)

Nick Brignola (cl) on b, (ss) on g, j, (ts) on f, (bar) on a, c-f, h-i, k; George Mraz (b) on a-h, j-k; Billy Hart (d) on a-h, j-k.


Date: October 6 & 7, 1988
Location: Home Base Recording, New York City
Label: Contemporary

Carol Sloane (ldr), Clifford Jordan (ts), Art Farmer (t, fh), Kenny Barron (p), Rufus Reid (b), Akira Tana (d), Carol Sloane (v)

a. 01 Love You Madly - 3:32(Duke Ellington) / arr: Richard Rodney Bennett
b. 02 I Could Have Told You - 5:13(Jimmy Van Heusen, Carl Sigman) / arr: Richard Rodney Bennett
c. 03 My Gentleman Friend - 3:54(Arnold B. Horwitt, Richard Lewine) / arr: Richard Rodney Bennett
d. 04 While We're Young - 3:09(Alec Wilder, William Engvick, Morty Palitz) / arr: Richard Rodney Bennett
e. 05 That Ole Devil Called Love - 4:48(Doris Fisher, Allan Roberts) / arr: Richard Rodney Bennett
f. 06 I'm Glad There Is You - 5:39(Paul (Madeira) Mertz) / arr: Richard Rodney Bennett
g. 07 Someday You'll Be Sorry - 3:37(Louis Armstrong) / arr: Richard Rodney Bennett
h. 08 Inside A Silent Tear - 3:32(Linda Albert, Blossom Dearie) / arr: Richard Rodney Bennett
i. 09 Getting Some Fun Out Of Life - 2:53(Joe Burke, Edgar Leslie) / arr: Richard Rodney Bennett
j. 10 My Foolish Heart(Victor Young, Ned Washington) / arr: Richard Rodney Bennett
All titles on: Contemporary CDCCD 14049-2 — Love You Madly   (1989)

Clifford Jordan (ts) on a, c-e, g; Art Farmer (t) on c-d, (fh) on b, f, h-i.


Date: January 5, 1989
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Joken

Bill Barron (ldr), Bill Barron (ts), Eddie Henderson (t), Kenny Barron (p), Rufus Reid (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. 01 Caravan - 7:49(Duke Ellington, Juan Tizol, Irving Mills)
b. 02 I Thought About You - 7:18(Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer)
c. 03 More Blues - 4:14(Bill Barron)
d. 04 We'll Be Together Again - 5:26(Carl Fischer, Frankie Laine)
e. 05 Emanation - 6:37(Kenny Barron)
f. 06 Alone Together - 7:38(Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
g. 07 Interpretation - 6:07(Bill Barron)
h. 08 Time, Motion, Space - 5:38(Bill Barron)
All titles on: Joken CDBK-102 — Higher Ground   

Eddie Henderson (t) on a, c, e, g-h.

h. listed as "Time Space Motion".


Date: January 10 & 11, 1989
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Capri

Red Mitchell (ldr), Kenny Barron (p), Red Mitchell (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. 01 Talking - 5:44(Keith 'Red' Mitchell)
b. 02 I'm Old Fashioned - 5:51(Johnny Mercer, Jerome Kern)
c. 03 The Purest Heart (For Lady) - 6:13(Keith 'Red' Mitchell)
d. 04 Pennies For Sue - 6:14(Keith 'Red' Mitchell)
e. 05 Don't Explain - 11:17(Arthur Herzog, Billie Holiday)
f. 06 El Sueño - 7:05(Kenny Barron)
g. 07 Er-Um-Uh - 6:14(Kenny Barron)
h. 08 She's Funny That Way - 8:02(Charles N. Daniels [aka Neil Moret], Richard Whiting)
i. 09 Heaven's Here - 5:05(Keith 'Red' Mitchell)
j. 10 Locomotive - 4:49(Thelonious Monk)
All titles on: Capri CD74016-2 — Talking   (1991)

Date: January 18, 1989
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Contemporary

Joshua Breakstone (ldr), Joshua Breakstone (g), Kenny Barron (p), Dennis Irwin (b), Kenny Washington (d)

a. 01 Self-Portrait In Swing [aka This Is It; aka Raids On The Unspeakable] - 7:09(Joshua Breakstone)
b. 02 Count Your Blessings Instead Of Sheep - 8:42(Irving Berlin)
c. 03 Will You Still Be Mine - 5:10(Matt Dennis, Tom Adair)
d. 04 Some Enchanted Evening - 7:14(Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)
e. 05 If Ever I Should Leave You - 10:16(Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe)
f. 06 Don't Take Your Love From Me - 6:18(Henry Nemo)
g. 07 Salisway - 5:09(Joshua Breakstone)
h. 08 Personality - 7:08(Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
All titles on: Contemporary CDCCD 14050-2 — Self-Portrait In Swing   (1989)

Date: March 4, 1989
Location: WHYY-FM radio studio, Philadelphia, PA
Label: Fresh Air

Kenny Barron (ldr), Kenny Barron (p)

a. Trinkle, Tinkle(Thelonious Monk)
Fresh Air CDFA CD 1 — Fresh Air In Concert   (1990)

Location uncertain.


Date: March 15 & 16, 1989
Location: Hollywood, CA
Label: Pablo

Ella Fitzgerald (ldr), Benny Carter (as), Harry 'Sweets' Edison (t), Kenny Barron (p), Ray Brown (b), Bobby Durham (d), Ella Fitzgerald (v)

a. My Last Affair - 4:33(Haven Johnson)
b. Baby Don't You Quit Now - 5:06(Jimmy Rowles, Johnny Mercer)
c. Jersey Bounce - 3:42(Edward Johnson, Bobby Plater, Buddy F. Feyne, Myron 'Tiny' Bradshaw)
d. All That Jazz - 4:04(Benny Carter, Al Stillman)
e. The Nearness Of You - 7:09(Hoagy Carmichael, Ned Washington)
All titles on: Pablo CD23210 938 — All That Jazz   (1992)

Date: March 26, 1989
Location: A&M Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA
Label: A&M

Stan Getz (ldr), Stan Getz (ts), Kenny Barron (p), George Mraz (b), Victor Lewis (d)

a. 06 Beatrice - 8:14(Sam Rivers)
Verve CDB0000525-02 — Bossas And Ballads: The Lost Sessions   (2003)

Date: March 28, 1989
Location: A&M Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA
Label: A&M

Stan Getz (ldr), Stan Getz (ts), Kenny Barron (p), George Mraz (b), Victor Lewis (d)

a. 01 Sunshower - 7:21(Kenny Barron)
b. 03 Joanne Julia - 7:50(Kenny Barron)
c. 04 Soul Eyes - 7:23(Mal Waldron)
d. 05 Spiral - 7:54(Kenny Barron)
e. 07 The Wind - 8:56(Russ Freeman, Jerry Gladstone)
All titles on: Verve CDB0000525-02 — Bossas And Ballads: The Lost Sessions   (2003)

Date: March 29, 1989
Location: A&M Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA
Label: A&M

Stan Getz (ldr), Stan Getz (ts), Kenny Barron (p), George Mraz (b), Victor Lewis (d)

a. 02 Yours And Mine - 8:00(Thad Jones)
b. 08 El Sueño - 6:36(Kenny Barron)
c. 09 Feijada - 6:24(Kenny Barron)
All titles on: Verve CDB0000525-02 — Bossas And Ballads: The Lost Sessions   (2003)

Date: April 20, 1989
Label: SteepleChase

Eddie Henderson (ldr), Eddie Henderson (t), Joe Locke (vib), Kenny Barron (p), Wayne Dockery (b), Victor Lewis (d)

a. 01 Beauty In The Bambles - 7:18(Joe Locke)
b. 02 Little Girl Blue - 5:57(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
c. 03 Phantoms - 10:55(Kenny Barron)
d. 04 In Walked Lila - 8:24(John Handy)
e. 05 Jitterbug Waltz - 7:59(Thomas 'Fats' Waller)
f. 06 Naima - 8:08(John Coltrane)
g. 07 Dolphin Dance - 5:38(Herbie Hancock)
h. 08 Milestones [aka Miles] - 4:55(Miles Davis)
All titles on: SteepleChase CDSCCD 31250 — Phantoms   (1989)

Date: April 21, 1989
Label: SteepleChase

Louis Hayes (ldr), Bobby Watson (as), Charles Tolliver (t), Kenny Barron (p), Clint Houston (b), Louis Hayes (d)

a. 01 Light And Lively - 12:27(Louis Hayes)
b. 02 If You Could See Me Now - 8:24(Tadd Dameron, Carl Sigman)
c. 03 Enchantment - 6:13(Horace Silver)
d. 04 The 10th Dimension - 11:57(Clint Houston)
e. 05 For The Love Of What - 6:21(Charles Tolliver)
f. 06 Darian - 9:48(Clint Houston)
g. 07 Blues For Macao - 10:26(Clint Houston)
All titles on: SteepleChase CDSCCD 31245 — Light And Lively   (1989)

Date: May 2, 1989
Location: Subway, Köln, Germany
Label: [private recording]

Kenny Barron (ldr), Kenny Barron (p), Red Mitchell (b, v), Victor Lewis (d)

a. 01 Mean To Me - 10:20(Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert)
b. 02 Embraceable You - 10:50(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
c. 03 Don't Explain - 14:30(Arthur Herzog, Billie Holiday)
d. 04 Big 'Un And The Bear - 7:10(Keith 'Red' Mitchell)
e. 05 Love For Sale - 15:10(Cole Porter)
f. 06 Rhythm-a-ning - 7:40(Thelonious Monk)
g. 07 Out Of Nowhere - 12:50(Johnny Green, Edward Heyman)
h. 08 The Way You Look Tonight - 10:10(Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields)
i. 09 God Bless The Child - 6:20(Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog)
j. 10 Doxy(Sonny Rollins)
k. 11 If You Could See Me Now(Tadd Dameron, Carl Sigman)
l. 12 All God's Children Got Rhythm(Bronislau Kaper, Walter Jurmann, Gus Kahn)

Kenny Barron (p) on a-h, j-l; Victor Lewis (d) on a-h, j-l; Red Mitchell (v) on d.

Sometimes erroneously listed as from February 5, 1989.


Date: May 3, 1989
Location: New Morning Club, Paris, France
Label: [private recording]

Kenny Barron (ldr), Kenny Barron (p), Red Mitchell (b), Victor Lewis (d)

a. Love For Sale(Cole Porter)
b. Mean To Me(Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert)
c. Embraceable You(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
d. The Way You Look Tonight(Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields)
e. Trinkle, Tinkle(Thelonious Monk)
f. Blue Monk(Thelonious Monk)
g. Big 'Un And The Bear(Keith 'Red' Mitchell)

Final selection is incomplete on only known source.


Date: June 23, 1989
Location: Verona Jazz Festival, Verona, Italy
Label: [private recording]

Stan Getz (ldr), Stan Getz (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Ray Drummond (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. 01 Just Friends(John Klenner, Sam M. Lewis)
b. 02 I Love You(Cole Porter)
c. 03 Soul Eyes(Mal Waldron)
d. 05 Falling In Love(Victor Feldman)
e. 06 Con Alma(Dizzy Gillespie)
f. 07 Stella By Starlight(Victor Young, Ned Washington)

Three additional unidentified selections.


Date: June 29, 1989
Location: Glasgow International Jazz Festival - Theatre Royal, Glasgow, Scotland
Label: Concord

Stan Getz (ldr), Stan Getz (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Ray Drummond (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. 01 You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To - 8:23(Cole Porter)
Concord CDCCD-4740-2 — Yours And Mine   (1996)
b. 02 Joanne Julia - 8:15(Kenny Barron)
Concord CDCCD-4740-2 — Yours And Mine   (1996)
c. 03 Yours And Mine - 7:34(Thad Jones)
Concord CDCCD-4740-2 — Yours And Mine   (1996)
d. 04 Con Alma - 6:22(Dizzy Gillespie)
Concord CDCCD-4740-2 — Yours And Mine   (1996)
e. 05 People Time - 6:16(Benny Carter)
Concord CDCCD-4740-2 — Yours And Mine   (1996)
f. 06 What Is This Thing Called Love - 7:09(Cole Porter)
Concord CDCCD-4740-2 — Yours And Mine   (1996)
g. 07 Yesterdays - 9:40(Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach)
Concord CDCCD-4740-2 — Yours And Mine   (1996)
h. 08 Voyage - 8:40(Kenny Barron)
Concord CDCCD-4783-2 — Soul Eyes   (1997)
i. 09 Soul Eyes - 7:43(Mal Waldron)
Concord CDCCD-4783-2 — Soul Eyes   (1997)
j. 10 Feijada - 8:34(Kenny Barron)
Concord CDCCD-4783-2 — Soul Eyes   (1997)
k. 11 Blood Count - 3:23(Billy Strayhorn)
Concord CDCCD-4783-2 — Soul Eyes   (1997)
l. 12 Eleanor - 7:26(Gigi Gryce)
Concord CDCCD-4783-2 — Soul Eyes   (1997)

"Eleanor" listed as "Stan's Blues" on this issue.


Date: ca. July 1989
Location: Lugano Jazz Festival, Lugano, Switzerland
Label: [private recording]

Stan Getz (ldr), Stan Getz (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Yashuito Mori (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. 01 Feijada(Kenny Barron)
b. 02 Soul Eyes(Mal Waldron)
c. 03 On Green Dolphin Street(Bronislau Kaper, Ned Washington)
d. 04 Joanne Julia(Kenny Barron)
e. 05 What Is This Thing Called Love(Cole Porter)
f. 06 Warm Valley(Duke Ellington)
g. 07 Blue Lugano

Video (67:14 total time) issued by KJazz as KJ 102. The final track may have another better known title.


Date: July 20, 1989
Location: Liederhalle, Stuttgart, Germany
Label: [private recording]

Stan Getz, The Manhattan Transfer (ldr), Stan Getz, Don Roberts (ts), Wayne Johnson (g), Kenny Barron, Yaron Gershovsky (p), Alex Blake, Yashuito Mori (b), Ben Riley, Ira Williams (d), Frankie Colon (per), Cheryl Bentyne, Tim Hauser, Alan Paul, Janis Siegel (v)

a. 01 Blood Count - 3:57(Billy Strayhorn)
b. 02 Voyage - 12:42(Kenny Barron)
c. 03 Joanne Julia - 8:13(Kenny Barron)
d. 04 Con Alma - 8:27(Dizzy Gillespie)
e. 05 What Is This Thing Called Love - 10:49(Cole Porter)
f. 06 Feijada - 10:08(Kenny Barron)
g. 07 Warm Valley - 13:20(Duke Ellington)
h. 08 Soul Eyes - 9:06(Mal Waldron)
i. 09 Sing Joy Spring [lyric version of Joy Spring] - 7:28(Clifford Brown, Jon Hendricks)

The Manhattan Transfer (ldr) on i; Don Roberts (ts) on i; Wayne Johnson (g) on i; Kenny Barron (p) on a-h; Yaron Gershovsky (p) on i; Alex Blake (b) on i; Yashuito Mori (b) on a-h; Ben Riley (d) on a-h; Ira Williams (d) on i; Frankie Colon (per) on i; Cheryl Bentyne (v) on i; Tim Hauser (v) on i; Alan Paul (v) on i; Janis Siegel (v) on i.

Video exists.


Date: July 23, 1989
Location: Pescara, Italy
Label: [private recording]

Stan Getz (ldr), Stan Getz (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Yashuito Mori (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. 01 Feijada - 11:32(Kenny Barron)
b. 02 Yours And Mine - 8:10(Thad Jones)
c. 03 Just Friends - 10:12(John Klenner, Sam M. Lewis)
d. 04 Soul Eyes - 8:01(Mal Waldron)
e. 05 Yesterdays - 9:51(Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach)
f. 06 On Green Dolphin Street - 7:12(Bronislau Kaper, Ned Washington)
g. 07 People Time - 5:39(Benny Carter)
h. 08 Joanne Julia - 5:28(Kenny Barron)
i. 09 I Love You - 9:27(Cole Porter)

Date: July 27, 1989
Location: Musikhuset Aarhus, Copenhagen, Denmark
Label: Concord

Stan Getz (ldr), Stan Getz (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Yashuito Mori (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. On A Slow Boat To China - 8:13(Frank Loesser)
b. Warm Valley - 9:06(Duke Ellington)
c. Hush-a-bye - 9:07(Ambroise Thomas, Sammy Fain, Jerry Seelen)
All titles on: Concord CDCCD-4783-2 — Soul Eyes   (1997)

Date: September 3, 1989
Location: Riverside Park Arts Festival, New York City
Label: Candid

Kenny Barron, John Hicks (ldr), Kenny Barron, John Hicks (p), Walter Booker (b), Jimmy Cobb (d)

a. 01 Sunshower - 12:41(Kenny Barron)
b. 02 Naima's Love Song - 14:05(John Hicks, Betty Carter)
c. 03 Blue Monk - 14:15(Thelonious Monk)
d. 04 After The Morning - 12:03(John Hicks)
e. 05 Ghost Of Yesterday - 5:35(Irene Kitchings, Arthur Herzog)
f. 06 Rhythm-a-ning - 9:50(Thelonious Monk)
All titles on: Candid CDCCD 79044 — Rhythm-a-ning   (1990)

Jimmy Cobb (d) on a-d, f.


Date: September 13-15, 1989
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Label: A&M

Stan Getz (ldr), Bill Green (as, ts), Stan Getz (ts), Rick Baptist, Oscar Brashear, Noland Smith, Jr. (t), George Bohanon, Reggie Young (tb), Tom Johnson (tu), Oscar Castro-Neves, Michael Landau (g), Kenny Barron (p), Eddie del Barrio (syn, con), Michael Lang (syn), Jimmy Johnson (eb), Jeff Porcaro (d), Paulinho Da Costa (per)

a. 01 Apasionado - 8:05(Eddie del Barrio, Stan Getz, Herb Alpert)
b. 02 Coba - 7:05(Eddie del Barrio, Stan Getz, Herb Alpert)
c. 03 Waltz For Stan - 6:05(Eddie del Barrio, Stan Getz, Herb Alpert)
d. 04 Espanola [aka Espagnira] - 4:15(Eddie del Barrio, Stan Getz, Herb Alpert)
e. 05 Madrugada - 5:26(Eddie del Barrio, Stan Getz, Herb Alpert)
f. 06 Amorous Cat - 4:58(Eddie del Barrio, Stan Getz, Herb Alpert)
g. 07 Midnight Ride - 8:58(Eddie del Barrio, Stan Getz, Herb Alpert)
h. 08 Lonely Lady - 5:39(Michael A. Lang)
All titles on: A&M CD75021-5297-2 — Apasionado   (1990)

Michael Landau (g) on d.


Date: September 25, 1989
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Reservoir

Nick Brignola (ldr), Nick Brignola (bar), Kenny Barron (p), Dave Holland (b), Jack DeJohnette (d)

a. 01 Tears Inside - 5:21(Ornette Coleman)
b. 02 Hot House - 10:40(Tadd Dameron)
c. 03 Duke Ellington's Sound Of Love - 8:25(Charles Mingus)
d. 04 All The Things You Are - 6:19(Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II)
e. 05 Backwoods Song - 3:54(Dave Holland)
f. 06 Key Largo - 6:57(Benny Carter, Karl Suessdorf, Leah Worth)
g. 07 Sophisticated Lady - 8:52(Duke Ellington, Mitchell Parish, Irving Mills)
h. 08 Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise - 11:49(Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein II)
All titles on: Reservoir CDRSR CD 112 — On A Different Level   (1990)

Date: September 28 & 29, 1989
Location: Sound On Sound, New York City
Label: Muse

Sheila Jordan (ldr), Kenny Barron (p), Harvie Swartz (b), Ben Riley (d), Sheila Jordan (v)

a. 01 The Very Thought Of You - 6:36(Ray Noble)
32 Jazz CD32199 — From The Heart   (2000)
b. 02 Good Morning Heartache - 6:58(Ervin Drake, Irene Higginbotham, Dan Fisher)
c. 03 Alone Together - 6:34(Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
d. 04 The Water Is Wide - 6:33(Traditional)
32 Jazz CD32199 — From The Heart   (2000)
e. 05 Anthropology - 4:42(Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie)
f. 06 Lost In The Stars - 4:34(Kurt Weill, Maxwell Anderson)
32 Jazz CD32199 — From The Heart   (2000)
g. 07 I Concentrate On You - 4:55(Cole Porter)
32 Jazz CD32199 — From The Heart   (2000)
h. 08 My Shining Hour(Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen)
32 Jazz CD32199 — From The Heart   (2000)
i. 08 We'll Be Together Again - 6:48(Carl Fischer, Frankie Laine)
32 Jazz CD32199 — From The Heart   (2000)
All titles on: Muse CDMCD 5390 — Lost And Found   (1990)

h, i performed as medley.


Date: October 20, 1989
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Muse

Larry Coryell (ldr), Larry Coryell (g, acg), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Marvin 'Smitty' Smith (d)

a. 01 Nefertiti - 6:30(Wayne Shorter)
Muse LP 12"MR 5360 — Shining Hour   (1990)
b. 02 Apathy Rains - 6:20(Brian Torff)
Muse LP 12"MR 5360 — Shining Hour   (1990)
c. 03 Yesterdays - 5:35(Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach)
Muse LP 12"MR 5360 — Shining Hour   (1990)
d. 04 Floyd Gets A Gig - 5:40(Larry Coryell)
Muse LP 12"MR 5360 — Shining Hour   (1990)
e. 05 The Duke - 4:45(Dave Brubeck)
Muse LP 12"MR 5360 — Shining Hour   (1990)
f. 06 My Shining Hour - 5:00(Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen)
Muse LP 12"MR 5360 — Shining Hour   (1990)
g. 07 The Sorcerer - 6:10(Herbie Hancock)
Muse LP 12"MR 5360 — Shining Hour   (1990)
h. 08 All The Things You Are - 8:40(Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II)
All titles on: Muse CDMCD 5360 — Shining Hour   (1990)
32 Jazz CD32112 — Shining Hour   (1999)

Larry Coryell (g) on a, c-h, (acg) on b; Buster Williams (b) on a, c-h; Marvin 'Smitty' Smith (d) on a, c-h.


Date: December 1989
Label: SteepleChase

Eddie Henderson (ldr), Eddie Henderson (t, fh), Joe Locke (vib, syn), Kenny Barron (p), Wayne Dockery (b), Billy Hart (d)

a. 01 Restless Dreams - 10:13(Joe Locke)
b. 02 Come Sunday - 8:13(Duke Ellington)
c. 03 Ceora - 6:22(Lee Morgan)
d. 04 Bilal - 5:55(Mohammed Bilal)
e. 05 Think On Me - 7:59(George Cables)
f. 06 Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye - 7:46(Cole Porter)
g. 07 Revelation - 8:04(Herbie Hancock)
h. 08 Seven Beauties - 13:39(Joe Locke)
All titles on: SteepleChase CDSCCD 31264 — Think On Me   (1990)

Date: December 14, 1989
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Enja

Sathima Bea Benjamin (ldr), Kenny Barron (p), Buster Williams (b), Billy Higgins (d), Sathima Bea Benjamin (v)

a. 01 Loveless Love(W. C. Handy)
b. 01 Careless Love - 8:55(Spencer Williams, W. C. Handy)
c. 02 Street Of Dreams - 4:53(Victor Young, Sam M. Lewis)
d. 03 I've Heard That Song Before - 3:59(Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)
e. 04 I'm Glad There Is You - 5:02(Paul (Madeira) Mertz)
f. 05 One Alone - 5:20(Sigmund Romberg, Otto Harbach, Oscar Hammerstein II)
g. 06 Together - 5:09(Buddy DeSylva, Lew Brown, Ray Henderson)
h. 07 I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart - 3:30(Duke Ellington, Henry Nemo, John Redmond, Irving Mills)
i. 08 Lush Life - 6:29(Billy Strayhorn)
All titles on: Enja CDENJ-7015 2 — Southern Touch   (1992)

a, b performed as medley.

Bruce Crowther reports Benjamin told him: "Loveless Love/Careless Love" fades at the end because it was an impromptu studio warm up. Nothing was prepared for the date but they had played everything before. For this item, though, they had no ending, hence the fade.


Date: December 19, 1989
Label: SteepleChase

Louis Hayes (ldr), Gerald Hayes (as), John Stubblefield (ts), Charles Tolliver (t), Kenny Barron (p), Clint Houston (b), Louis Hayes (d)

a. 01 El Cid - 7:14(Clint Houston)
b. 02 Ibis - 9:30(Kenny Barron)
c. 03 You Don't Know What Love Is - 9:36(Don Raye, Gene DePaul)
d. 04 Geri - 9:35(Clint Houston)
e. 05 Una Max - 7:41(Clint Houston, Louis Hayes)
f. 06 Saudade - 8:24(Clint Houston)
g. 07 Ruthie's Heart - 9:15(Charles Tolliver)
All titles on: SteepleChase CDSCCD 31263 — Una Max   (1990)

Date: December 28, 1989
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Criss Cross

Ray Drummond (ldr), David 'Fathead' Newman (f, ts), Steve Nelson (vib), Kenny Barron (p), Ray Drummond (b), Marvin 'Smitty' Smith (d)

a. 01 Camera In A Bag - 6:24(Ray Drummond, Niels Lan Doky)
b. 02 Relentless Pursuit - 5:54(Ray Drummond)
c. 03 Peace - 5:20(Horace Silver)
d. 04 Weird Blues - 7:42(Bobby Hutcherson)
e. 05 Suspended View - 4:46(Tom Harrell)
f. 06 Thinkin' Of E. H. - 6:15(Ray Drummond)
g. 07 Nefertiti - 8:58(Wayne Shorter)
h. 08 Quiet Now - 5:17(Denny Zeitlin)
i. 09 Leanin' And Preenin' - 7:58(Ray Drummond)
All titles on: Criss Cross CD1040 CD — Camera In A Bag   (1990)

Date: ca. 1990
Label: EmArcy

Kim Kalesti (ldr), Gary Bartz (as), Kenny Barron (p), Eddie Gomez (b), Al Foster (d), Marion Cowings, Kim Kalesti (v)

a. Strike Up The Band(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
b. Beans Talk

Date unknown - Bruyninckx gives c. 1990.


Date: ca. 1990
Location: La Jolla, CA
Label: [television broadcast]

Kenny Barron (ldr), Charles McPherson (as), Kenny Barron (p), Bob Magnusson (b)

a. [unknown titles](Composer Unknown)

Broadcast on Club Date television program.

Drummer unknown.


Date: January 11, 1990
Location: Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
Label: MusicMasters

Benny Carter (ldr), Benny Carter (as), Clark Terry (t, v), Kenny Barron (p), Rufus Reid (b), Kenny Washington (d), Billy Hill (v)

a. 02 Rifftide [aka Hackensack] - 6:56(Coleman Hawkins)
b. 03 I'm Beginning To See The Light - 10:02(Duke Ellington, Johnny Hodges, Harry James, Don George)
c. 04 Misty - 8:51(Erroll Garn