Herman Foster Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sun, Oct 02, 2011


Date: September 19, 1960
Location: New York City
Label: Columbia

Herman Foster (ldr), Herman Foster (p), Earl May (b), Frankie Dunlop (d)

a. CO65418    Volare - 9:21  (Francesco Migliacci, Domenico Modugno, Mitchell Parish)
b. CO65419    Angel Eyes - 9:38  (Matt Dennis, Earl Brent)
c. CO65420    Strange - 4:49  (Marvin Fisher, John Latouche)
d. CO65421    When I Fall In Love - 6:45  (Victor Young, Edward Heyman)
e. CO65422    Lover Man - 7:22  (Roger 'Ram' Ramirez, Jimmy Davis, Jimmy Sherman)
f. CO65423    Herman's Blues - 4:48  (Herman Foster)
All titles on:      Epic LP 12": LA 16010 — Have You Heard Herman Foster   
     Epic LP 12": BA 17010 — Have You Heard Herman Foster   
     Collectables CD: COL-CD 7415-2 — The Explosive Piano Of Herman Foster/Have You Heard   (2002)

Date: May 19, 1961
Location: New York City
Label: Columbia

Herman Foster (ldr), Herman Foster (p), Earl May (b), Grassella Oliphant (d)

a. CO67362    Yesterdays - 4:04  (Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach)
b. CO67363    Like Someone In Love - 5:48  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
c. CO67364    Dancing In The Dark - 4:19  (Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
d. CO67365    Carol - 5:52  (Herman Foster)
e. CO67367    Dream - 5:57  (Johnny Mercer)
f. CO67368    Goodbye - 6:33  (Gordon Jenkins)
All titles on:      Epic LP 12": LA 16016 — The Explosive Piano Of Herman Foster   
     Collectables CD: COL-CD 7415-2 — The Explosive Piano Of Herman Foster/Have You Heard   (2002)

Date: October 3, 1963
Location: New York City
Label: Argo

Herman Foster (ldr), Herman Foster (p), Herman Wright (b), Bruno Carr (d)

a. 12748    The Night We Called It A Day  (Matt Dennis, Tom Adair)
b. 12749    You've Changed  (Carl Fischer, Bill Carey)
c. 12750    Popcorn  (Herman Foster)
d. 12751    Our Day Will Come  (Mort Garson, Bob Hilliard)
e. 12752    My Ship  (Kurt Weill, Ira Gershwin)
f. 12753    Blue-ese  (Herman Foster)
g. 12754    How About You?  (Ralph Freed, Burton Lane)
h. 12755    Someday My Prince Will Come  (Frank E. Churchill, Larry Morey)
i. 12756    Namely You  (Johnny Mercer, Gene DePaul)
j. 12757    Ready And Willing  (Herman Foster)
All titles on:      Argo LP 12": LP 727 — Ready And Willing   

Confirmation needed on composers of c and f.


Date: February 27, 1984
Location: Studio 44, Monster, Netherlands
Label: Timeless

Herman Foster (ldr), Herman Foster (p), Jeff Fuller (b), Victor Jones (d)

a. a-01    Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise - 7:39  (Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein II)
b. a-02    The Shadow Of Your Smile - 6:57  (Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster)
c. a-03    Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - 7:19  (Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach)
d. b-01    Over The Rainbow - 7:25  (Harold Arlen, E. Y. Harburg)
e. b-02    It's Only A Paper Moon - 3:20  (Harold Arlen, E. Y. Harburg, Billy Rose)
f. b-03    Monsterbeach Blues - 4:37  (Herman Foster)
g. b-04    You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To - 4:35  (Cole Porter)
All titles on:      Timeless LP 12": SJP 201 — The One And Only   (1986)
     Timeless CD: ABCJ 107 — The One And Only   (2006)
     Timeless CD: CD SJP 201 — The One And Only