Smith Dobson Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sat, Oct 01, 2011


Date: ca. 1986
Location: Clinton Studios, New York City
Label: Night Music Productions

Smith Dobson (ldr), Smith Dobson (p), Eddie Gomez (b), Steve Gadd (d)

a.     Smithzonian  (Smith Dobson)
b.     Lullaby For V  (Smith Dobson)
c.     I'm Getting Sentimental Over You  (Ned Washington, George Bassman)
d.     Tones For Joan's Bones  (Chick Corea)
e.     Warning
f.     Where Or When  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
g.     Ottowa On  (Smith Dobson)
h.     Isotope  (Joe Henderson)
i.     It's A Quiet Thing  (John Kander, Fred Ebb)
All titles on:      Night Music Productions LP 12": NM 7001 — Smithzonian   (1986)
     Night Music Productions CD: NM 7001 D — Smithzonian   (1986)

Date: July 6, 1988
Location: Garden City, San Jose, CA
Label: Night Music Productions

Smith Dobson (ldr), Conte Candoli, Pete Candoli (t), Smith Dobson (p, v), Seward McCain (b), Vince Lateano (d), Gail Dobson (per, v)

a. 01    Echo  (Jim Hall)
b. 02    Sasha Bossa  (Smith Dobson)
c. 03    Jitterbug Waltz  (Thomas 'Fats' Waller)
d. 04    The Island  (Ivan Lins, Vitor Martins, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
e. 05    A Night In Tunisia  (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli)
f. 06    Someone To Watch Over Me  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
g. 06    My One And Only Love  (Robert Mellin, Guy Wood)
h. 07    Blue 'n' Boogie  (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli)
All titles on:      Night Music Productions CD: NM 7002 D — Live At Garden City   (1988)

f, g performed as medley.

Confirmation needed on composer of first selection.


Date: July 18 & 19 and August 22, 1988
Location: Music Annex, Menlo Park, CA
Label: Quartet

Smith Dobson (ldr), Mark Lewis (as), Bobby Hutcherson (vib), Smith Dobson (p, v), Jeff Carney (b), Vince Lateano, Eddie Marshall (d), Gail Dobson (v)

a. a-01    It Could Happen To You - 5:26  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
b. a-02    Sasha Bossa - 4:18  (Smith Dobson)
c. a-03    Love's Mirror Image - 6:48  (Smith Dobson)
d. a-04    Ottowa On - 4:35  (Smith Dobson)
e. b-01    Old Acquaintance - 7:20  (Charlie Shoemake)
f. b-02    Old Devil Moon - 7:10  (Burton Lane, E. Y. Harburg)
g. b-03    Day In, Day Out - 5:10  (Rube Bloom, Johnny Mercer)
All titles on:      Quartet LP 12": Q 1004 — Sasha Bossa   (1988)
     Quartet CD: Q 1004 CD — Sasha Bossa   (1988)

Mark Lewis (as) on a-b; Gail Dobson (v) on b, g; Smith Dobson (v) on b, e, g.

Specifics on drummers needed.