Sasha Dobson Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sat, Oct 01, 2011


Date: October 17, 2001
Location: San Jose, CA
Label: [private recording]

Sasha Dobson (ldr), Smith Dobson, Jr. (ts, vib, d), Scott Larson (tb), Seth Ford-Young, Devon Hoff (b), Patrick Korte (d), Sasha Dobson (v)

a. 01    On Green Dolphin Street - 4:51  (Bronislau Kaper, Ned Washington)
b. 02    Don't You Know I Care - 4:55  (Duke Ellington, Mack David)
c. 03    Yesterdays - 7:35  (Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach)
d. 04    Corcovado [aka Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars] - 3:23  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Gene Lees)
e. 05    Willow, Weep For Me - 6:55  (Ann Ronell)
f. 06    Love For Sale - 7:53  (Cole Porter)
g. 07    You Go To My Head - 5:06  (J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie)
h. 08    I'm Beginning To See The Light - 3:47  (Duke Ellington, Johnny Hodges, Harry James, Don George)
i. 09    If You Could See Me Now - 4:56  (Tadd Dameron, Carl Sigman)
All titles on:      Private issue CD: - — Songs For My Father   

Smith Dobson, Jr. (ts) on a, e, h-i; (vib) on c, f-g; (d) on d; Scott Larson (tb) on a-c, f, h-i; Seth Ford-Young (b) on a-b, d-e, h-i; Devon Hoff (b) on c, f-g; Patrick Korte (d) on a-c, e-i.


Date: December 20, 2001 and February 27, 2002
Location: Avatar Studios, New York City
Label: [private recording]

Chris Byars, Sasha Dobson (ldr), Chris Byars (f, cl, ts, con), Gary Pribek (f, as), Mark Lopeman (cl, bar), Richie Vitale (t, fh), John Mosca (tb), Sacha Perry (p), Neal Miner (b), Andy Watson (d), Sasha Dobson (v)

a. 01    Who Will Buy? - 5:30  (Lionel Bart) / arr: Chris Byars
     Smalls CD: SRCD 0005 — The Darkling Thrush   (2004)
     [no label] CD: — The Real Underground   
b. 02    You Go To My Head - 3:29  (J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie) / arr: Chris Byars
     Smalls CD: SRCD 0005 — The Darkling Thrush   (2004)
     [no label] CD: — The Real Underground   
c. 03    Goodbye - 3:45  (Gordon Jenkins) / arr: Chris Byars
     Smalls CD: SRCD 0005 — The Darkling Thrush   (2004)
     [no label] CD: — The Real Underground   
d. 04    Corcovado [aka Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars] - 3:48  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Gene Lees) / arr: Chris Byars
     Smalls CD: SRCD 0005 — The Darkling Thrush   (2004)
     [no label] CD: — The Real Underground   
e. 05    What Is This Thing Called Love - 3:32  (Cole Porter) / arr: Chris Byars
     Smalls CD: SRCD 0005 — The Darkling Thrush   (2004)
     [no label] CD: — The Real Underground   
f. 06    Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To Dry - 3:52  (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn) / arr: Chris Byars
     Smalls CD: SRCD 0005 — The Darkling Thrush   (2004)
g. 07    Detour Ahead - 5:08  (Lou Carter, Herb Ellis, John Frigo) / arr: Chris Byars
     Smalls CD: SRCD 0005 — The Darkling Thrush   (2004)
h. 08    I'm Beginning To See The Light - 2:47  (Duke Ellington, Johnny Hodges, Harry James, Don George) / arr: Chris Byars
     Smalls CD: SRCD 0005 — The Darkling Thrush   (2004)
     [no label] CD: — The Real Underground   
i. 09    Sophisticated Lady - 4:11  (Duke Ellington, Mitchell Parish, Irving Mills) / arr: Chris Byars
     Smalls CD: SRCD 0005 — The Darkling Thrush   (2004)
j. 10    I'll Get By - 2:25  (Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert) / arr: Chris Byars
     Smalls CD: SRCD 0005 — The Darkling Thrush   (2004)
k. 11    If You Could See Me Now - 3:17  (Tadd Dameron, Carl Sigman) / arr: Chris Byars
     Smalls CD: SRCD 0005 — The Darkling Thrush   (2004)
l. 12    April In Paris - 3:21  (Vernon Duke, E. Y. Harburg) / arr: Chris Byars
     Smalls CD: SRCD 0005 — The Darkling Thrush   (2004)
m. 13    The Song Is You - 3:43  (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: Chris Byars
     Smalls CD: SRCD 0005 — The Darkling Thrush   (2004)
n.     Conception - 4:48  (George Shearing) / arr: Chris Byars
     Smalls CD: SRCD 0013 — Night Owls   (2006)
     [no label] CD: — The Real Underground   
o.     Manhattan Valley - 4:27  (Chris Byars) / arr: Chris Byars
     Smalls CD: SRCD 0013 — Night Owls   (2006)
     [no label] CD: — The Real Underground   
p.     Night Owls - 4:41  (Neal Miner) / arr: Chris Byars
     Smalls CD: SRCD 0013 — Night Owls   (2006)
     [no label] CD: — The Real Underground   
q.     Blue Gardenia - 5:11  (Lester Lee, Sidney Keith 'Bob' Russell) / arr: Chris Byars
     Smalls CD: SRCD 0013 — Night Owls   (2006)
     [no label] CD: — The Real Underground   
r.     Gnid - 5:13  (Tadd Dameron) / arr: Chris Byars
     Smalls CD: SRCD 0013 — Night Owls   (2006)
     [no label] CD: — The Real Underground   
s.     The Inevitable - 4:51  (Chris Byars) / arr: Chris Byars
     Smalls CD: SRCD 0013 — Night Owls   (2006)
     [no label] CD: — The Real Underground   
t.     Village Beauty - 5:37  (Richie Vitale) / arr: Richie Vitale
     Smalls CD: SRCD 0013 — Night Owls   (2006)
     [no label] CD: — The Real Underground   
u.     All Or Nothing At All - 5:06  (Arthur Altman, Jack Lawrence) / arr: Chris Byars
     Smalls CD: SRCD 0013 — Night Owls   (2006)
v.     In Da Funhouse - 6:41  (Sacha Perry) / arr: Chris Byars
     Smalls CD: SRCD 0013 — Night Owls   (2006)
w.     The Way You Look Tonight - 3:12  (Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields) / arr: Chris Byars
     Smalls CD: SRCD 0013 — Night Owls   (2006)
x.     Nancy (With The Laughing Face) - 4:04  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Phil Silvers) / arr: Chris Byars
     Smalls CD: SRCD 0013 — Night Owls   (2006)
y.     Let's Kiss And Make Up - 5:21  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) / arr: Chris Byars
     Smalls CD: SRCD 0013 — Night Owls   (2006)

Sasha Dobson (ldr) on a-m; (v) on a-m.

Dates given as December 28, 2001 and February 26, 2002 on Chris Byars CD.


Date: 2006
Location: Compass Point Studios, Nassau, Bahamas
Label: Secret Sun

Sasha Dobson (ldr), Mauro Refosco (mar, per), Sasha Dobson, Richard Julien (g, v), Jesse Harris (g, bj), Tony Scherr (eb)

a. 01    Without You - 2:51  (Jesse Harris)
b. 02    Modern Romance - 3:36  (Nicholas Zinner, Brian Chase, Karen Orzolek)
c. 03    Been Here Before - 3:15  (Sasha Dobson, Jesse Harris, Richard Julien)
d. 04    Cold To Colder - 2:31  (Jim Campilongo, Richard Julien)
e. 05    Four Leaf Clover - 4:39  (Sasha Dobson, Richard Julien)
f. 06    Crescent - 3:06  (Sasha Dobson, Jesse Harris, Richard Julien)
g. 07    If Not For Dreams - 2:44  (Sasha Dobson, Richard Julien)
h. 08    Follow Through - 4:07  (Sasha Dobson, Jesse Harris, Richard Julien)
i. 09    Spring Is Just Around The Corner - 2:18  (Richard Julien)
j. 10    Young And Free - 4:11  (Richard Julien)
k. 11    End Of Autumn - 2:02  (Sasha Dobson, Jesse Harris, Richard Julien)
l. 12    I Never Changed My Mind - 3:34  (Jesse Harris)
m. 13    Mood Indigo - 4:26  (Duke Ellington, Barney Bigard, Irving Mills)
All titles on:      Secret Sun CD: 010 — Modern Romance   (2006)

Mauro Refosco (mar) on b-e; Jesse Harris (bj) on i, m; Richard Julien (v) on i.

CD issue gives no recording date. 2006 is issue date.

Some vocal and instrumental parts overdubbed.

Scherr plays electric guitar on unspecified tracks - details needed.