Dolo Coker Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sat, Oct 01, 2011


Date: December 26, 1976
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Label: Xanadu

Dolo Coker (ldr), Harold Land (ts), Blue Mitchell (t, fh), Dolo Coker (p), Leroy Vinnegar (b), Frank Butler (d)

a. a-01    Dolo - 7:23  (Charles 'Dolo' Coker)
b. a-02    Affair In Havana - 6:48  (Charles 'Dolo' Coker)
c. a-03    Lady Hawthorne, Please - 6:42  (Charles 'Dolo' Coker)
d. b-01    Field Day - 8:11  (Charles 'Dolo' Coker)
e. b-02    Never Let Me Go - 7:20  (Ray Evans, Jay Livingston)
f. b-03    Smack Up - 5:34  (Harold Land)
All titles on:      Xanadu LP 12": 139 — Dolo!   (1977)

Harold Land (ts) on a-d, f; Blue Mitchell (t) on a, c-d, f; (fh) on b.


Date: December 27, 1976
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Label: Xanadu

Dolo Coker (ldr), Art Pepper (as, ts), Blue Mitchell (t, fh), Dolo Coker (p), Leroy Vinnegar (b), Frank Butler (d)

a. a-01    Jumping Jacks - 4:03  (Charles 'Dolo' Coker)
     Xanadu LP 12": 142 — California Hard   (1977)
     Xanadu LP 12": 5001 — Four Decades Of Jazz: A Musical History Of Xanadu   (1978)
b. a-02    Gone With The Wind - 4:26  (Allie Wrubel, Herb Magidson)
     Xanadu LP 12": 142 — California Hard   (1977)
c. a-03    Roots 4FB - 14:58  (Richard 'Blue' Mitchell)
     Xanadu LP 12": 142 — California Hard   (1977)
d. b-01    Mr. Yohe - 6:23  (Art Pepper)
     Xanadu LP 12": 142 — California Hard   (1977)
e. b-02    He's Gone Again - 8:08  (Curtis Lewis, Curley Hamner, Gladys Hampton)
     Xanadu LP 12": 142 — California Hard   (1977)
f. b-03    A Tale Of Two Cities - 6:28  (Charles 'Dolo' Coker)
     Xanadu LP 12": 142 — California Hard   (1977)
g.     'Round Midnight - 6:13  (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams, Bernie Hanighen)
     Xanadu LP 12": 171 — The Piano Players   (1980)
All titles on:      Tokuma CD: TKCB 71552 — California Hard   
     Xanadu CD: XCD 1229 — California Hard   

Art Pepper (as) on b, d-f; (ts) on a, c; Blue Mitchell (t) on a, c-e; (fh) on b, f; Leroy Vinnegar (b) on a-f; Frank Butler (d) on a-f.


Date: November 18, 1977
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Label: Xanadu

Dolo Coker (ldr), Harry 'Sweets' Edison (t), Dolo Coker (p), Leroy Vinnegar (b), Frank Butler (d)

a.     You Won't Let Me Go  (Bud Allen, Buddy Johnson)
b.     Third Down  (Charles 'Dolo' Coker)
c.     This Is All I Ask  (Gordon Jenkins)
d.     Sweet Coke  (Harry Edison, Charles 'Dolo' Coker)
e.     Groovin' High  (Dizzy Gillespie)
f.     There Is No Other Way  (Charles 'Dolo' Coker)
g.     Out Of Nowhere  (Johnny Green, Edward Heyman)
All titles on:      Xanadu LP 12": 153 — Third Down   (1979)

Harry 'Sweets' Edison (t) on d, g.


Date: November 28, 1979
Location: New York City
Label: Xanadu

Dolo Coker (ldr), Dolo Coker (p)

a.     Reflections  (Charles 'Dolo' Coker)
b.     Sine And Cosine  (Charles 'Dolo' Coker)
c.     Just You  (Charles 'Dolo' Coker)
d.     Cabin In The Sky  (Vernon Duke, John Latouche)
e.     All Alone  (Charles 'Dolo' Coker)
f.     The Things You Never Said  (Charles 'Dolo' Coker)
g.     Spectrum  (Charles 'Dolo' Coker)
h.     Try A Little Tenderness  (Jimmy Campbell, Reg Connelly, Harry M. Woods)
All titles on:      Xanadu LP 12": 178 — All Alone   (1981)