Tony Zano Discography
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Fri, Dec 13, 2013


Date: ca. April 26, 1960
Location: Plaza Sound Studios, New York City
Label: Balmore

Tony Zano (ldr), Vinnie Dean, Charlie Mariano (as), Dick Hafer, Frank Socolow (ts), Pepper Adams (bar), Burt Collins, Augustino 'Chet' Ferretti, Rick Kiefer, Jerry Tyree (t), Eddie Bert, William Elton, Curtis Fuller, Frank Rehak (tb), Mike Zwerin (vtb), Bill Barber (tu), Sal Salvador (g), Tommy Flanagan (p), Paul Chambers (b), Charli Persip (d), Jean Purretta (v), Tony Zano (con)

a. 01    I Got Rhythm - 4:55  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) / arr: Tony Zano
     Balmore LP 12": SL 381 — The Gathering Place   
b. 02    Till There Was You - 3:55  (Meredith Willson) / arr: Tony Zano
     Balmore LP 12": SL 381 — The Gathering Place   
c. 03    They Can't Take That Away From Me - 3:35  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) / arr: Tony Zano
     Balmore LP 12": SL 381 — The Gathering Place   
d. 04    To A Certain Miss - 3:23  (Tony Zano) / arr: Tony Zano
     Balmore LP 12": SL 381 — The Gathering Place   
e. 05    Ballad For Dee - 4:22  (Tony Zano) / arr: Tony Zano
     Balmore LP 12": SL 381 — The Gathering Place   
f. 06    Loss - 3:30  (Tony Zano) / arr: Tony Zano
     Balmore LP 12": SL 381 — The Gathering Place   
g. 07    The Gathering Place - 9:45  (Tony Zano) / arr: Tony Zano
     Balmore LP 12": SL 381 — The Gathering Place   
h. 08    Loss  (Tony Zano) / arr: Tony Zano
i. 09    It Ain't Necessarily So  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Dubose Heyward) / arr: Tony Zano

William Elton (tb) on d, f-h; Frank Rehak (tb) on a-c, e, i.

Date given as April 26 & 27, 1960. Lord gives April 27 & 28, 1960. Confirmation needed.

Additional selection: 10: Why Must This Be Love? by unknown composer (possibly Zano). 09 and 10 unissued.


Date: May 8, 1965
Location: Tamarac Sound Company, Troy, NY
Label: Starmaker

Tony Zano (ldr), Tony Zano (p), Ron Gruber (b), Lyle Warner (d)

a. 01    Restless - 3:43  (Tony Zano)
b. 02    Take Me Along - 3:40  (Bob Merrill)
c. 03    Strange - 3:42  (Marvin Fisher, John Latouche)
d. 04    Easy To Love - 3:51  (Cole Porter)
e. 05    OK? - 3:56  (Tony Zano)
f. 06    Waltz - 3:30  (Tony Zano)
g. 07    How To Handle A Woman - 3:54  (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe)
h. 08    Walk For Happy - 3:44  (Tony Zano)
All titles on:      Starmaker LP 12": SM 1003 — Everything Swings   

Date: June 28, 1976
Location: Storyville, New York City
Label: [private recording]

Ted Brown (ldr), Ted Brown (ts), Tony Zano (p), Bill Crow (b), Roger Mancuso (d)

a. 01    Sax Of A Kind - 9:16  (Warne Marsh)
b. 02    317 East 32nd Street - 9:19  (Lennie Tristano)
c. 03    Georgia On My Mind - 7:41  (Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell)
d. 04    Dixie's Dilemma - 8:35  (Warne Marsh)
e. 05    Featherbed - 8:52  (Ted Brown)
f. 06    Love Me Or Leave Me - 9:26  (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn)
g. 07    Au Privave - 8:11  (Charlie Parker)
h. 08    Foolin' Myself - 7:10  (Jack Lawrence, Peter Tinturin)
i. 09    Smog Eyes - 8:07  (Ted Brown)
j. 10    Back Home - 9:10  (Lennie Tristano)

Date: November 28, 1976
Location: Eddie Condon's, New York City
Label: [private recording]

Ted Brown, Lee Konitz (ldr), Lee Konitz (as), Ted Brown (ts), Tony Zano (p), Dave Shapiro (b), Joe Jones, Jr. (d)

a. 01    Background Music  (Warne Marsh)
b. 02    317 East 32nd Street  (Lennie Tristano)
c. 03    There Is No Greater Love  (Isham Jones, Marty Symes)
d. 04    It's You Or No One  (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)

Private tape exists.


Date: September 18, 1979
Location: Berklee Performance Center, Boston, MA
Label: [private recording]

Hal McKusick (ldr), Hal McKusick (as, ts), Tony Zano (p), Charlie LaChappelle (b), Joe Hunt (d)

a. 01    Summertime  (George Gershwin, Dubose Heyward)
b. 02    How Insensitive [aka Insensatez]  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes, Norman Gimbel)
c. 03    The Underdog  (Al Cohn, Dave Frishberg)
d. 04    Broadway  (Bill Bird, Teddy McRae, Henri Woode)
e. 05    'Round Midnight  (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams, Bernie Hanighen)
f. 06    Billie's Bounce  (Charlie Parker)

Private tape exists.


Date: date unknown
Location: The Chambers, Albany, NY
Label: [private recording]

Pepper Adams (ldr), Pepper Adams (bar), Tony Zano (p), Teddy Kotick (b), Joe Hunt (d)

a. 01    Ephemera  (Park 'Pepper' Adams)
b. 03    A Child Is Born  (Thad Jones, Alec Wilder)
c. 05    Days Of Wine And Roses  (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer)
d. 06    Bossallegro  (Park 'Pepper' Adams)
e. 07    Blues  (Traditional)
f. 08    I Should Care  (Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston, Sammy Cahn)
g. 10    Darben The Redd Foxx  (James Moody)
h. 11    It's You Or No One  (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)

Pepper Adams (bar) on a-e, g.

Additional selections - titles unknown.


Date: February 18, 1980
Label: [private recording]

Tony Zano (ldr), Tony Zano (p)

a. 01    Buddy Blues - 14:20  (Tony Zano)
b. 02    You Stepped Out Of A Dream - 9:01  (Nacio Herb Brown, Gus Kahn)

No additional details available.


Date: May 17, 1980
Label: [private recording]

Tony Zano (ldr), Tony Zano (p), Phil Bowler (b)

a. 01    Shades Of Light - 8:28  (Hubert Laws)
b. 02    Central Park West - 12:17  (John Coltrane)

Date: September 20, 1980
Location: Barrister's, Southampton, NY
Label: [private recording]

Ted Brown, Tony Zano (ldr), Ted Brown (ts), Tony Zano (p)

a. 01    It's You Or No One - 10:46  (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)
b. 02    Billie's Bounce - 12:20  (Charlie Parker)
c. 03    Stella By Starlight - 12:46  (Victor Young, Ned Washington)
d. 04    I'll Remember April - 8:25  (Don Raye, Gene DePaul, Patricia Johnston)
e. 05    When You're Smiling - 7:50  (Marvin Fisher, Joe Goodwin, Larry Shay)
f. 06    I Can't Get Started - 7:55  (Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin)
g. 07    Back Home Again In Indiana - 9:07  (James F. Hanley, Ballard MacDonald)
h. 08    Yesterdays - 12:14  (Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach)
i. 09    This Can't Be Love - 7:07  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)

d and i are incomplete on only known source.


Date: December 4 & 5, 1981
Location: The Chambers, Albany, NY
Label: [private recording]

Ted Brown (ldr), Ted Brown (ts), Tony Zano (p), Teddy Kotick (b)

a. 01    After You've Gone - 8:50  (Henry Creamer, Turner Layton)
b. 02    Smog Eyes - 6:58  (Ted Brown)
c. 03    I Remember You - 7:40  (Victor Schertzinger, Johnny Mercer)
d. 04    Sweet And Lovely - 9:02  (Gus Arnheim, Jules Lemare, Harry Tobias)
e. 05    Lover Man - 10:30  (Roger 'Ram' Ramirez, Jimmy Davis, Jimmy Sherman)
f. 06    Billie's Bounce - 10:16  (Charlie Parker)
g. 07    Body And Soul - 9:40  (Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton)
h. 08    317 East 32nd Street - 9:01  (Lennie Tristano)
i. 09    Background Music - 7:50  (Warne Marsh)
j. 10    Yesterdays - 5:58  (Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach)
k. 11    Mean To Me - 8:52  (Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert)
l. 12    Confirmation - 9:26  (Charlie Parker)
m. 13    Take The "A" Train - 8:21  (Billy Strayhorn)
n. 14    Big Foot [aka Air Conditioning] - 9:19  (Charlie Parker)
o. 15    Days Of Wine And Roses - 9:20  (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer)
p. 16    Featherbed - 6:24  (Ted Brown)
q. 17    In A Mellotone - 3:37  (Duke Ellington)
r. 18    Background Music - 2:49  (Warne Marsh)
s. 19    Topsy - 5:07  (Eddie Durham)

Final four selections exist as excerpted Ted Brown solos.


Date: late 1982 or early 1983
Location: North Reading, MA
Label: [private recording]

Ted Brown, Tony Zano (ldr), Ted Brown (ts), Tony Zano (p)

a. 01    Cherokee - 12:43  (Ray Noble)
b. 02    Willow, Weep For Me - 11:16  (Ann Ronell)
c. 03    Autumn Leaves [aka Les Feuilles Mortes] - 11:28  (Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prevert, Johnny Mercer)
d. 04    A Night In Tunisia - 8:01  (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli)
e. 05    You Don't Know What Love Is - 9:12  (Don Raye, Gene DePaul)
f. 06    Caravan - 11:39  (Duke Ellington, Juan Tizol, Irving Mills)
g. 07    People Will Say We're In Love - 10:20  (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)

Date: November or December 1982
Location: home of Tony Zano, North Reading, MA
Label: [private recording]

Ted Brown, Tony Zano (ldr), Ted Brown (ts), Tony Zano (p)

a. 01    I Remember You - 10:16  (Victor Schertzinger, Johnny Mercer)
b. 02    Star Dust - 9:36  (Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish)
c. 03    Get Happy - 7:01  (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler)
d. 04    Bernie's Tune [aka Bobby Sox] - 9:32  (Bernie Miller, Bobby Lehman)
e. 05    It's You Or No One - 9:16  (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)

Date: March 12 & 17, 1983
Location: home of Tony Zano, North Reading, MA
Label: [private recording]

Ted Brown, Tony Zano (ldr), Ted Brown (ts), Tony Zano (p)

a. 01    Pennies In Minor - 9:56  (Lennie Tristano)
b. 02    Sweet Georgia Brown - 9:11  (Ben Bernie, Kenneth Casey, Maceo Pinkard)
c. 03    You Go To My Head - 8:27  (J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie)
d. 04    The Song Is You - 10:28  (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II)
e. 05    Strike Up The Band - 11:16  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
f. 06    Relaxin' At Camarillo - 9:52  (Charlie Parker)
g. 07    The Best Thing For You - 9:51  (Irving Berlin)
h. 08    Love Me Or Leave Me - 12:01  (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn)
i. 09    Relaxin' At Camarillo - 11:21  (Charlie Parker)
j. 10    Anthropology - 8:40  (Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie)
k. 11    Embraceable You - 9:03  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
l. 12    Subconscious-Lee - 8:09  (Lee Konitz)
m. 13    Tickle Toe - 8:27  (Lester Young)

Date: March 15, 1983
Location: Lush Life, New York City
Label: [private recording]

Hal McKusick (ldr), Hal McKusick (cl, as, ts), Tony Zano (p), David Jackson (b), Ron Turso (d)

a. 01    Stella By Starlight  (Victor Young, Ned Washington)
b. 02    These Foolish Things  (Harry Link, Holt Marvell, Jack Strachey)
c. 03    Mood Indigo  (Duke Ellington, Barney Bigard, Irving Mills)
d. 04    Caravan  (Duke Ellington, Juan Tizol, Irving Mills)
e. 05    Sweet And Lovely  (Gus Arnheim, Jules Lemare, Harry Tobias)
f. 06    What's New  (Bob Haggart, Johnny Burke)
g. 07    Marmaduke  (Charlie Parker)
h. 08    Blues  (Traditional)
i. 09    Wise One  (John Coltrane)

Date: June 6, 1983
Location: RCA Studios, New York City
Label: Mark

Tony Zano (ldr), Tony Zano (p), Teddy Kotick (b), Joe Hunt (d)

a. a-01    No Love - 4:02  (Tony Zano)
     Mark LP 12": MJS 57624 — In Retrospect   (1987)
b. a-02    Waltz In - 5:11  (Teddy Kotick)
     Mark LP 12": MJS 57624 — In Retrospect   (1987)
c. a-03    Que Bassa? - 5:23  (Paul Mastriani)
     Mark LP 12": MJS 57624 — In Retrospect   (1987)
d. a-04    Unhappy - 4:57  (Marvin Fisher, Jack Reardon)
     Mark LP 12": MJS 57624 — In Retrospect   (1987)
e. a-05    Urban Area - 3:49  (Tony Zano)
     Mark LP 12": MJS 57624 — In Retrospect   (1987)
f. b-01    Come Rain Or Come Shine - 6:24  (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer)
     Mark LP 12": MJS 57624 — In Retrospect   (1987)
g. b-02 - alt.   alt Happy Dreamers Lullaby  (Tony Zano)
h. b-02    Happy Dreamers Lullaby - 5:52  (Tony Zano)
     Mark LP 12": MJS 57624 — In Retrospect   (1987)
i. b-03    Isn't It Romantic - 3:53  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
     Mark LP 12": MJS 57624 — In Retrospect   (1987)
j. b-04    The Inn - 7:03  (Tony Zano)
     Mark LP 12": MJS 57624 — In Retrospect   (1987)
k. b-04 - alt.   alt The Inn  (Tony Zano)

Teddy Kotick (b) on a-c, e-k; Joe Hunt (d) on a-c, e-k.

Liner notes identify all performances as first takes.


Date: ca. 1984
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Label: [television broadcast]

Jean 'Toots' Thielemans (ldr), Jean 'Toots' Thielemans (h, acc), Tony Zano (p)

a. 01    Bluesette  (Jean 'Toots' Thielemans, Norman Gimbel)
b. 02    They Can't Take That Away From Me  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
c. 03    Honeysuckle Rose  (Thomas 'Fats' Waller, Andy Razaf)
d. 04    Blues  (Traditional)

Date unknown.

This performance is the musical segment to a documentary on Toots Thielemans that was broadcast on RTBR Television Bruxelles and Radio Canada.


Date: March 3, 1984
Location: home of Tony Zano, North Reading, MA
Label: [private recording]

Ted Brown (ldr), Ted Brown (ts), Tony Zano (p), Charlie LaChappelle (b), Joe Hunt (d)

a. 01    On Green Dolphin Street - 9:41  (Bronislau Kaper, Ned Washington)
b. 02    Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You - 10:45  (Don Redman, Andy Razaf)
c. 03    Straight No Chaser - 10:25  (Thelonious Monk)
d. 04    The Song Is You - 11:30  (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II)
e. 05    I Love You - 13:01  (Cole Porter)
f. 06    Smile - 9:47  (Charles Chaplin, Geoffrey Parsons, John Turner)
g. 07    Strike Up The Band - 10:37  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
h. 08    I Get A Kick Out Of You - 7:40  (Cole Porter)

Date: March 29, 1984
Location: Hotel Bostonian, Boston, MA
Label: [private recording]

Tony Zano (ldr), Tony Zano (p), Teddy Kotick (b)

a. 01    Who Can I Turn To  (Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley)
b. 02    Hey There  (Richard Adler, Jerry Ross)
c. 03    LML  (Teddy Kotick)
d. 05    Lover, Come Back To Me  (Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein II)
e. 06    My Foolish Heart  (Victor Young, Ned Washington)
f. 07    Dreamer's Lullaby  (Keith 'Red' Mitchell)

Additional selection: 04 Little Dancer - composer unknown.


Date: July 24, 1984
Location: Hotel Bostonian, Boston, MA
Label: [private recording]

Tony Zano (ldr), Tony Zano (p), Teddy Kotick (b)

a. 01    LML  (Teddy Kotick)
b. 02    Speak Low  (Kurt Weill, Ogden Nash)
c. 03    All The Things You Are  (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II)
d. 04    Emily  (Johnny Mandel, Johnny Mercer)

Date: late 1984
Location: Backstreet restaurant, Andover, MA
Label: [private recording]

Tony Zano (ldr), Tony Zano (p), Teddy Kotick (b), Joe Hunt (d)

a. 01    I've Never Been In Love Before  (Frank Loesser)
b. 02    Au Privave  (Charlie Parker)
c. 03    What'll I Do  (Irving Berlin)
d. 04    Everything I Love  (Cole Porter)
e. 05    LML  (Teddy Kotick)
f. 07    Nobody Else But Me  (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II)
g. 08    Lennie's Pennies  (Lennie Tristano)
h. 09    If Spring Were Only Here To Stay  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
i. 10    In Your Own Sweet Way  (Dave Brubeck)

Additional selection: 06 Incorporated - composer unknown.


Date: mid 1980s
Location: home of Tony Zano, North Reading, MA
Label: [private recording]

Tony Zano (ldr), Buddy Dearent (ts), Tony Zano (p)

a. 01    Topsy  (Eddie Durham)
b. 02    Lover Man  (Roger 'Ram' Ramirez, Jimmy Davis, Jimmy Sherman)
c. 03    Irresistible You  (Don Raye, Gene DePaul)
d. 04    How Deep Is The Ocean  (Irving Berlin)
e. 05    Willow, Weep For Me  (Ann Ronell)
f. 06    Stella By Starlight  (Victor Young, Ned Washington)

Date: c. 1985
Location: The Van Dyke, Schenectady, NY
Label: [private recording]

Tony Zano (ldr), Tony Zano (p), Teddy Kotick (b)

a. 01    Que Bassa?  (Paul Mastriani)
b. 02    The Peacocks  (Jimmy Rowles)
c. 03    Just Friends  (John Klenner, Sam M. Lewis)
d. 04    I Should Care  (Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston, Sammy Cahn)
e. 05    If You Could See Me Now  (Tadd Dameron, Carl Sigman)
f. 06    Stella By Starlight  (Victor Young, Ned Washington)
g. 07    I've Never Been In Love Before  (Frank Loesser)

Date: January 21, 1985
Location: Syosset Public Library, Syosset, NY
Label: [private recording]

Tony Zano (ldr), Tony Zano (p), Teddy Kotick (b), Joe Hunt (d)

a.     Timing Chain
b.     Everything I've Got  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
c.     LML  (Teddy Kotick)
d.     Blue Lou  (Edgar Sampson, Irving Mills)
e.     Come Rain Or Come Shine  (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer)
f.     Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams  (Harry Barris, Ted Koehler, Billy Moll)
g.     Morning Chant  (Tony Zano)
h.     Unhappy  (Marvin Fisher, Jack Reardon)
i.     Nostalgia In Times Square  (Charles Mingus)
j.     Elizete  (Clare Fischer)
k.     The Inn  (Tony Zano)
l.     I've Never Been In Love Before  (Frank Loesser)

Concert sponsored by the International Art of Jazz.

Additional selection: #6 "Incorporated" - composer unknown.


Date: August 14, 1985
Location: Guild Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Label: [private recording]

Tony Zano (ldr), Tony Zano (p), Teddy Kotick (b), Joe Hunt (d)

a. 01    Blue Lou - 7:40  (Edgar Sampson, Irving Mills)
b. 02    Everything I've Got - 5:50  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
c. 03    LML - 6:15  (Teddy Kotick)
d. 04    [unknown title] - 5:25  (Composer Unknown)
e. 05    Blues - 5:15  (Traditional)
f. 06    [unknown title] - 5:25  (Composer Unknown)
g. 07    I've Never Been In Love Before - 6:05  (Frank Loesser)
h. 08    Look At That Face - 8:20  (Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley)
i. 09    [unknown title] - 6:05  (Composer Unknown)
j. 10    Elizete - 6:35  (Clare Fischer)
k. 11    Sippin' At Bells - 7:55  (Miles Davis)
l. 12    If You Could See Me Now - 5:20  (Tadd Dameron, Carl Sigman)
m. 13    The Inn - 8:35  (Tony Zano)
n. 14    I Should Care - 3:00  (Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston, Sammy Cahn)

04 is a Latin drum feature

05 is labeled "Blues" and 06 is labeled "Ballad" but these may have titles.

The performance of "I Should Care" is incomplete, cut short by the end of the tape on the only known copy.


Date: October 15, 1985
Location: Carnegie Recital Hall, New York City
Label: [private recording]

Tony Zano (ldr), Tony Zano (p), Teddy Kotick (b), Joe Hunt (d)

a. 01    You Stepped Out Of A Dream  (Nacio Herb Brown, Gus Kahn)
b. 02    Morning Chant  (Tony Zano)
c. 03    I've Never Been In Love Before  (Frank Loesser)
d. 04    The Inn  (Tony Zano)
e. 05    If You Could See Me Now  (Tadd Dameron, Carl Sigman)
f. 06    LML  (Teddy Kotick)
g. 07    Sneakin' On Through  (Tony Zano)
h. 08    Que Bassa?  (Paul Mastriani)
i. 09    I Should Care  (Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston, Sammy Cahn)
j. 10    Romantic Inclinations  (Tony Zano)
k. 11    Back And Forth

Date: August 21, 1987
Location: RCA Studios, New York City
Label: Mark

Tony Zano (ldr), Tony Zano (p)

a. a-01    Sneakin' On Through - 7:06  (Tony Zano)
     Mark LP 12": MJS-57633 — Instantaneous Excursions, volume 1   (1988)
b. a-02    Waltz For A Sleeping Princess - 5:26  (Tony Zano)
     Mark LP 12": MJS-57633 — Instantaneous Excursions, volume 1   (1988)
c. a-03    Semplice - 5:08  (Tony Zano)
     Mark LP 12": MJS-57633 — Instantaneous Excursions, volume 1   (1988)
d. a-04    Just You, Just Me - 5:20  (Jesse Greer, Raymond Klages)
     Mark LP 12": MJS-57633 — Instantaneous Excursions, volume 1   (1988)
e. b-01    Romantic Inclinations - 7:11  (Tony Zano)
     Mark LP 12": MJS-57633 — Instantaneous Excursions, volume 1   (1988)
f. b-02    If Spring Were Only Here To Stay - 6:45  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
     Mark LP 12": MJS-57633 — Instantaneous Excursions, volume 1   (1988)
g. b-03    Too Late Blues - 5:23  (Tony Zano)
     Mark LP 12": MJS-57633 — Instantaneous Excursions, volume 1   (1988)
h. b-04    Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You - 4:30  (Don Redman, Andy Razaf)
     Mark LP 12": MJS-57633 — Instantaneous Excursions, volume 1   (1988)
i. 09    Timing Chain
j. 10    Morning Chant  (Tony Zano)
k. 11    Smile, Darn Ya, Smile
l. 12    The Things We Did Last Summer  (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)
m. 13    Just Imagine  (Lew Brown, Buddy DeSylva, Ray Henderson)
n. 14    I've Never Been In Love Before  (Frank Loesser)
o. 15    Waltz  (Tony Zano)
p. 16    Here I Am In Love Again  (Morris 'Moose' Charlap, Chuck Sweeney)
q. 17    Wind In The Willow  (Marvin Fisher, Jack Segal)
r. 18    Gotta Take Time  (Paul Mastriani, Kathy McClaine)
s. 19    Mad About The Boy  (Noel Coward)
t. 20    You Stepped Out Of A Dream  (Nacio Herb Brown, Gus Kahn)

Date: unknown date - possibly early to mid-1990s
Location: unknown
Label: [private recording]

Tony Zano (ldr), Tony Zano (p)

a. 01    Elizete - 4:54  (Clare Fischer)
b. 02    Liz Anne - 5:37  (Cal Tjader)
c. 03    Who Cares - 5:44  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
d. 04    Pensativa - 5:44  (Clare Fischer)
e. 05    I Remember Spring - 5:28  (Clare Fischer)
f. 06    Solar [aka Sonny] - 6:01  (Chuck Wayne)
g. 07    Moment To Moment - 5:35  (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer)
h. 08    Days Of Wine And Roses - 4:44  (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer)
i. 09    Waltz - 4:42  (Tony Zano)
j. 10    If I Were A Bell - 6:51  (Frank Loesser)
k. 11    Blues - 6:13  (Traditional)

Date: November 27, 1990
Location: RCA Studios, New York City
Label: [private recording]

Ted Brown (ldr), Ted Brown (ts), Tony Zano (p), Phil Bowler (b), Jeff Brown (d)

a. 01    Featherbed - 5:27  (Ted Brown)
b. 02    Baby Blues - 7:19  (Marvin Fisher)
c. 03    Angelica - 9:21  (Duke Ellington)
d. 04    Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye - 4:37  (Cole Porter)
e. 05    Do You Hear It? - 5:57  (Tony Zano)
f. 06    Soon - 5:57  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
g. 07    Dig It - 4:52  (Ted Brown)
h. 08    Pound Cake - 6:21  (Count Basie, Harry Edison)
i. 09    Fenwyck Farfel - 6:43  (Vince Guaraldi)
j. 10    I'll Never Say "Never Again" Again - 6:52  (Harry M. Woods)
k. 11    My Shining Hour - 4:59  (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer)

Date: March 10, 1992
Location: Boston University, Boston, MA
Label: [private recording]

Mitch Seidman, Tony Zano (ldr), Mitch Seidman (g), Tony Zano (p)

a. 01    Improvisation  (collective improvisation)
b. 02    Autumn Leaves [aka Les Feuilles Mortes]  (Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prevert, Johnny Mercer)
c. 03    There Will Never Be Another You  (Harry Warren, Mack Gordon)
d. 04    Embraceable You  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
e. 05    Blues  (Traditional)
f. 06    Stella By Starlight  (Victor Young, Ned Washington)

No evidence of an audience on private tape.

No themes are present and titles are listed as: Contiguity/Fall Departure/Additional/Embraceable/Lubes/Luminosity.


Date: January 1993
Location: Tsai Recital Hall, Boston University, Boston, MA
Label: [private recording]

Brandy Billingsley (ldr), Tony Zano (p), Brandy Billingsley (v)

a. 01    Secret Love - 4:01  (Sammy Fain, Paul Francis Webster)
b. 02    It's A Lovely Day Today - 3:46  (Irving Berlin)
c. 03    Wind In The Willow - 5:19  (Marvin Fisher, Jack Segal)
d. 04    Born To Be Blue - 3:36  (Mel Torme, Robert Wells)
e. 05    The Touch Of You - 4:56  (Anita Brown)
f. 06    Here I Am In Love Again - 2:59  (Morris 'Moose' Charlap, Chuck Sweeney)
g. 07    Close Enough For Love - 7:46  (Johnny Mandel, Paul Williams)
h. 08    Just Imagine - 4:04  (Lew Brown, Buddy DeSylva, Ray Henderson)
i. 09    Young And Foolish - 4:40  (Albert Hague, Arnold B. Horwitt)
j. 10    Strange - 3:36  (Marvin Fisher, John Latouche)
k. 11    You Don't Know What Love Is - 5:32  (Don Raye, Gene DePaul)
l. 12    I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart - 3:06  (Duke Ellington, Henry Nemo, John Redmond, Irving Mills)
m. 13    Dream Dancing - 4:21  (Cole Porter)
n. 14    Easy To Love - 2:40  (Cole Porter)

Date: September 20, 1994
Location: Boston, MA
Label: [private recording]

Tony Zano (ldr), Tony Zano (p)

a. 01    My Heart Stood Still  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
b. 02    Emily  (Johnny Mandel, Johnny Mercer)
c. 03    The Night Has A Thousand Eyes  (Buddy Bernier, Jerome Brainin)
d. 04    Love Walked In  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
e. 05    Sweet And Lovely  (Gus Arnheim, Jules Lemare, Harry Tobias)
f. 06    Waltz For Jan  (Tony Zano)
g. 07    In Your Own Sweet Way  (Dave Brubeck)
h. 08    Sleep Warm  (Lew Spence, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
i. 09    Market Madness  (Tony Zano)
j. 10    Sweet Tears  (Tony Zano)
k. 11    Mean To Me  (Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert)
l. 12    Once I Loved [aka O Amor Em Paz]  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes, Ray Gilbert)
m. 13    Gypsy In My Soul  (Clay A. Boland, Moe Jaffe)
n. 14    Where Are You?  (Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson)
o. 15    Rosetta  (Earl Hines, Henri Woode)
p. 17    You Took Advantage Of Me  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
q. 18    How Little We Know  (Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer)
r. 19    The Man I Love  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)

Additional selection: #16: Lucky Me by unknown composer.


Date: May 24-27, 1995
Location: Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA
Label: Magnetic Music

Dick Johnson (cl), Herb Pomeroy (t), Tony Zano (p), Dave Clark, Bob Nieske (b), Joe Hunt (d), Dick Wetmore (vn), Sissy Smith (v)

a. 07    I Only Have Eyes For You  (Harry Warren, Al Dubin) / arr: Tony Zano
b. 12    A Child Is Born  (Thad Jones, Alec Wilder) / arr: Tony Zano
Both titles on:      Magnetic Music CD: — A Child Is Born   (1995)

Dick Johnson (cl) on a; Herb Pomeroy (t) on b; Dave Clark (b) on b; Bob Nieske (b) on a; Dick Wetmore (vn) on b.

Recorded and issued as a benefit for the Dimock Community Health Center's Boston Pediatric AIDS project.


Date: April 18, 1997
Location: First Parish Church, Stow, MA
Label: [private recording]

Tony Zano (ldr), Tony Zano (p)

a. 01    Heat Wave  (Irving Berlin)
b. 02    Some Other Time  (Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden, Adolph Green)
c. 03    Wait Till You See Her  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
d. 04    Blue Monk  (Thelonious Monk)
e. 05    Hello Young Lovers  (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)
f. 06    Pensativa  (Clare Fischer)
g. 08    Slow Hot Wind  (Henry Mancini, Norman Gimbel)
h. 09    Speak Low  (Kurt Weill, Ogden Nash)
i. 10    Emily  (Johnny Mandel, Johnny Mercer)
j. 11    If I Were A Bell  (Frank Loesser)
k. 12    Rushbeat  (Marvin Fisher)
l. 12    Sweet Thing  (Marvin Fisher)
m. 12    Baby Blues  (Marvin Fisher)

k, l, m performed as medley.

Additional selection: #7: What It Means To Be Free by unknown composer.


Date: July 20, 1998
Location: PBS Studio, Westwood, MA
Label: BoMuse Transcriptions

Paul Combs (ldr), Paul Combs (f, ss, bar, v), Tony Zano (p), John Lockwood (b), Joe Hunt (d)

a. 01    Estate [aka Summer] [original or English lyric ver. 1] - 7:26  (Bruno Brighetti, Bruno Martino, Joel Siegel)
b. 02    I've Never Been In Love Before - 5:15  (Frank Loesser)
c. 03    What A Difference A Day Makes - 7:57  (Stanley Adams, Maria Grever)
d. 04    A Beautiful Friendship - 5:39  (Donald Kahn, Stanley Styne)
e. 05    Moon And Sand - 7:08  (Alec Wilder, William Engvick, Morty Palitz)
f. 06    You Stepped Out Of A Dream - 4:55  (Nacio Herb Brown, Gus Kahn)
g. 07    If You Could See Me Now - 6:42  (Tadd Dameron, Carl Sigman)
h. 08    Frank Fuller's Waltz - 5:44  (Paul Combs)
i. 09    Some Other Time - 8:16  (Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden, Adolph Green)
j. 10    The Best Thing For You - 4:25  (Irving Berlin)
All titles on:      BoMuse Transcriptions CD: BTCD 1003 — Moon And Sand   

Paul Combs (f) on a, d, g, i; (ss) on c-e, g-j; (bar) on b, d, f-g, i-j; (v) on a-g, i-j.

Additional recording September 22 and December 31, 1998 at PBS Studio and December 15, 1999 at BoMuse.


Date: July 25, 1999
Location: Studio Caraibes, Brussels, Belgium
Label: The Hatchery

Monica Hatch (ldr), Gary Foster (f, ts), Jean 'Toots' Thielemans (h), Jon Wheatley (g), Tony Zano (p), Marshall Wood (b), Jim Gwin (d), Monica Hatch (v)

a. 01    Yesterdays - 4:39  (Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach)
b. 02    I'm Confessin' (That I Love You) - 3:21  (Doc Dougherty, Al J. Neiburg, Ellis Reynolds)
c. 03    You Go To My Head - 5:26  (J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie)
d. 04    Beautiful Love - 6:16  (Victor Young, Haven Gillespie, Wayne King, Egbert Van Alstyne)
e. 05    Let's Fall In Love - 4:04  (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler)
f. 06    My Heart Stood Still - 5:38  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
g. 07    That Old Feeling - 3:49  (Lew Brown, Sammy Fain)
h. 08    Oh, Lady Be Good - 4:30  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
i. 09    Everything I Have Is Yours - 4:24  (Burton Lane, Harold Adamson)
j. 10    Poinciana - 4:55  (Buddy Bernier, Nat Simon)
k. 11    If I Love Again  (Jack Murray, Ben Oakland)
l. 12    Too Marvelous For Words - 4:07  (Johnny Mercer, Richard Whiting)
m. 13    I'm Old Fashioned - 4:44  (Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer)
All titles on:      The Hatchery CD: CDH-01 — Lady Of Hearts   (2000)

Jean 'Toots' Thielemans (h) on c.

Date and studio given may be only for overdubbing of Thielemans. More information needed.


Date: 2000
Label: Luz Records

Renato 'Mexie' Ocañez (ldr), Renato 'Mexie' Ocañez (as, v), Tony Zano (p), John Lockwood (b), Joe Hunt (d)

a. 01    I'll Remember April  (Don Raye, Gene DePaul, Patricia Johnston)
b. 02    Indian Summer  (Victor Herbert, Al Dubin)
c. 03    In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning  (Bob Hilliard, Dave Mann)
d. 04    African Lament  (Renato 'Mexie' Ocañez)
e. 05    Stranger In Paradise  (George 'Chet' Forrest, Robert Craig Wright, Alexander Borodin)
f. 06    Summertime  (George Gershwin, Dubose Heyward)
g. 07    Lover Man  (Roger 'Ram' Ramirez, Jimmy Davis, Jimmy Sherman)
h. 08    Triste  (Antonio Carlos Jobim)
i. 09    Viva! Chief Crazy Horse  (Renato 'Mexie' Ocañez)
j. 10    Wendy  (Paul Desmond)
k. 11    Nature Boy  (Eden Ahbez)
l. 12    Mountain Greenery  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
All titles on:      Luz Records CD: — Viva! Chief Crazy Horse   (2000)

CD issue gives no recording date - 2000 is issue date.