Albert Dailey Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sat, Oct 01, 2011


Date: October 13, 1966
Location: New York City
Label: United Artists

Albert Dailey (ldr), Albert Dailey (p), Richard Davis (b), Mel Lewis (d)

a.     The Shadow Of Your Smile  (Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster)
b.     There Is No Greater Love  (Isham Jones, Marty Symes)
c.     How Insensitive [aka Insensatez]  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes, Norman Gimbel)
d.     Funkque Phondue
e.     New Orleans  (Hoagy Carmichael)

Composer of e. needs confirmation. Additional untitled selections (#2 & 5). #5 is listed as a waltz. Bruyninckx gives no further details of this unissued session.


Date: 1972
Label: Columbia

Albert Dailey (ldr), Art Kaplan (f), Phil Bodner, George Marge (ob), Ray Shanfeld (bsn), Brooks Tillotson (frh), Jack Wilkins (g), Albert Dailey (p, ep, syn, b, d), Lisle Atkinson, Richard Davis, Percy Heath (b), Roy Haynes, David Lee, Mickey Roker (d), Charles McCracken (vc)

a. a-01    Theme From "A Clockwork Orange" - 4:16  (Wendy Carlos)
b. a-02    A. D. - 3:40  (Albert Dailey)
c. a-03    Bittersweet Waltz - 3:44  (Albert Dailey)
d. a-04    Free Me! - 4:50  (Albert Dailey)
e. b-01    The Day After The Dawn - 5:05  (Albert Dailey)
f. b-02    Dailey Double - 2:48  (Albert Dailey)
g. b-03    A Lady's Mistake - 3:08  (Albert Dailey)
h. b-04    Encounter - 4:50  (Albert Dailey)
i. b-05    September Of My Years - 3:40  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn)
All titles on:      Columbia LP 12": KC 31278 — The Day After The Dawn   (1972)

Art Kaplan (f) on a, e; Phil Bodner (ob) on a, e; George Marge (ob) on a, e; Ray Shanfeld (bsn) on a, e; Brooks Tillotson (frh) on a, e; Jack Wilkins (g) on a, c; Albert Dailey (ep) on d; (syn) on d; (b) on d; (d) on d; Lisle Atkinson (b) on a, c; Richard Davis (b) on b, f-h; Percy Heath (b) on e; Roy Haynes (d) on a, c; David Lee (d) on b, f-h; Mickey Roker (d) on e; Charles McCracken (vc) on a, c, e.

Probably multiple sessions. 1972 is issue date.


Date: November 1 & 2, 1977
Location: New York City
Label: Catalyst

Albert Dailey (ldr), Carter Jefferson (ss, ts), Albert Dailey (p), Cecil McBee (b), Adam Nussbaum, Charli Persip (d), Cheryl Alexander (v)

a.     Black Raspberry  (Albert Dailey)
b.     The Dues We Have To Pay  (Albert Dailey)
c.     I Love You  (Cole Porter)
d.     Mimosa  (Dennis Irwin)
e.     Mr. Pogo  (Albert Dailey)
f.     Gee Monetti  (Albert Dailey)
g.     Autumn Rain  (Albert Dailey)
All titles on:      Catalyst LP 12": CAT 7627 — Renaissance   

Adam Nussbaum (d) on b, e; Charli Persip (d) on a, c-d, f-g.

Confirmation needed that Mr. Pogo is a different composition than Dailey's "Pogo" recorded in 1981. Personnel details need confirmation.


Date: July 13, 1978
Location: New York City
Label: SteepleChase

Albert Dailey (ldr), Albert Dailey (p), Buster Williams (b), Billy Hart (d)

a. a-01    The Music That Makes Me Dance - 7:46  (Jule Styne, Bob Merrill)
b. a-02    Lover Man - 4:37  (Roger 'Ram' Ramirez, Jimmy Davis, Jimmy Sherman)
c. a-03    Yesterdays - 10:44  (Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach)
d. b-01    Michelle - 5:24  (John Lennon, Paul McCartney)
e. b-02    That Old Feeling - 11:32  (Lew Brown, Sammy Fain)
f. b-03    Body And Soul - 6:50  (Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton)
All titles on:      SteepleChase LP 12": SCS 1107 — That Old Feeling   

Date: June 4, 1981
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Muse

Albert Dailey (ldr), Arthur Rhames (ts), Albert Dailey (p), Rufus Reid (b), Eddie Gladden (d)

a. a-01    Textures - 7:12  (Albert Dailey)
b. a-02    I Didn't Know About You - 7:08  (Duke Ellington, Sidney Keith 'Bob' Russell)
c. a-03    Dailey Bread - 6:35  (Albert Dailey)
d. b-01    Pogo - 7:04  (Albert Dailey)
e. b-02    If You Could See Me Now - 7:00  (Tadd Dameron, Carl Sigman)
f. b-03    The Dues We Have To Pay - 7:30  (Albert Dailey)
All titles on:      Muse LP 12": MR 5256 — Textures   (1981)

Arthur Rhames (ts) on f; Rufus Reid (b) on a-d, f; Eddie Gladden (d) on a-d, f.