Steve Hobbs Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sun, Oct 02, 2011


Date: November 11 & 12, 1988
Location: Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA
Label: Cexton

Steve Hobbs (ldr), Steve Hobbs (vib, mar), Bruce Forman (g), Rufus Reid (b), Eddie Marshall (d)

a. 01    Runaround - 5:17  (Steve Hobbs)
b. 02    Some Other Time - 5:14  (Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden, Adolph Green)
c. 03    Escape From Alcatraz - 4:00  (Steve Hobbs)
d. 04    Blue In Green - 7:47  (Miles Davis, Bill Evans)
e. 05    Primetime - 5:12  (Steve Hobbs)
f. 06    Speedball - 6:42  (Lee Morgan)
g. 07    Change Up - 5:33  (Steve Hobbs)
h. 08    Speak Low - 5:27  (Kurt Weill, Ogden Nash)
i. 09    Can You Read My Mind? - 5:40  (John Towner Williams, Leslie Bricusse)
j. 10    Minor 16!!! - 5:41  (Steve Hobbs)
k. 11    Flintstones Theme - 5:30  (Lynn Bryson, Larry Goldberg, Peggy Shows)
All titles on:      Cexton CD: CD 7654 — Escape   (1989)

Date: August 5 & 6, 1991
Location: West Hollywood, CA
Label: Timeless

Steve Hobbs (ldr), Bob Sheppard (f, ss, ts), Steve Hobbs (vib), Alan Broadbent (p), John Patitucci (b), Joe La Barbera (d), Luis Conte (per)

a. 01    Missing Carolina - 6:09  (Steve Hobbs)
b. 02    On The Run - 5:25  (Steve Hobbs)
c. 03    Blame It On My Youth - 5:14  (Oscar Levant, Edward Heyman)
d. 04    Sea Breeze - 6:08  (Steve Hobbs)
e. 05    Bags' Groove - 9:10  (Milt Jackson)
f. 06    Coreaaah!!! - 4:56  (Steve Hobbs)
g. 07    Jane - 5:31  (Steve Hobbs)
h. 08    The D. A. - 8:05  (Steve Hobbs)
i. 09    Astrud - 5:06  (Steve Hobbs)
j. 10    Bernie's Tune [aka Bobby Sox] - 4:49  (Bernie Miller, Bobby Lehman)
All titles on:      Timeless CD: CD SJP 375 — Cultural Diversity   (1991)

Date: July 21 & 22, 1993
Location: EastSide Sound, New York City
Label: Candid

Steve Hobbs (ldr), Steve Hobbs (vib, mar), Kenny Barron (p), Peter Washington (b), Victor Lewis (d)

a. 01    Amazing Grace - 7:38  (Traditional)
b. 02    Around And Around - 5:19  (Steve Hobbs)
c. 03    Sweet And Lovely - 7:19  (Gus Arnheim, Jules Lemare, Harry Tobias)
d. 04    The Song Is You - 5:47  (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II)
e. 05    Pedra Bonita - 4:04  (Steve Hobbs)
f. 06    Thinking Of Chet - 7:23  (Steve Hobbs)
g. 07    Au Privave - 3:53  (Charlie Parker)
h. 08    18-35 (Together Again) - 5:13  (Steve Hobbs)
i. 09    Pentachronic - 5:14  (Steve Hobbs)
j. 10    But Beautiful - 5:41  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
k. 11    What Is This Thing Called Love - 6:13  (Cole Porter)
All titles on:      Candid CD: 79704 — On The Lower East Side   (1995)

Date: ca. 1994
Location: New York City
Label: Candid

Steve Hobbs (ldr), Steve Hobbs (vib, mar), Kenny Barron (p), Peter Washington (b), Victor Lewis (d)

a. 01    La Vie En Rose - 5:31  (Louis Guglielmi, Edith Piaf)
b. 02    Daahoud - 5:25  (Clifford Brown)
c. 03    The Amazing Spiderman - 8:04
d. 04    Airegin - 5:51  (Sonny Rollins)
e. 05    Waiting For Julie Ann - 3:41  (Steve Hobbs)
f. 06    When Johnny Comes Marching Home - 7:57  (Patrick S. Gilmore)
g. 07    Bossa De Buzios - 5:41  (Steve Hobbs)
h. 08    You Are Too Beautiful - 8:21  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
i. 09    Move - 5:31  (Denzil Best)
j. 10    Blues For A Way Of Life - 9:58  (Steve Hobbs)
All titles on:      Candid CD: 79760 — Second Encounter   (2003)

Steve Hobbs (vib) on a-c, e-h, j; (mar) on d, i.


Date: June and September 2004
Location: Charlestown Road Studio, Hampton, NJ
Label: Random Chance

Steve Hobbs (ldr), Dave Valentin (f), Bob Malach (ts), Tom Harrell (t, fh), Steve Hobbs (vib), Bill O'Connell (p), Peter Washington (b), John Riley (d), Steve Berrios (per)

a. 01    Blued Swings - 6:27  (Steve Hobbs)
b. 02    Spring Cycle - 8:22  (Steve Hobbs)
c. 03    Rough And Ready - 6:08  (Steve Hobbs)
d. 04    Para Mis Padres - 6:35  (Steve Hobbs)
e. 05    On The Street Where You Live - 5:41  (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe)
f. 06    Jean - 5:34  (Steve Hobbs)
g. 07    Mr. P. C. - 5:01  (John Coltrane)
h. 08    Loon Lake - 8:28  (Bill O'Connell)
i. 09    Crosswinds - 5:51  (Bill O'Connell)
j. 10    Marionettes - 5:30  (Bill O'Connell)
All titles on:      Random Chance CD: RCD 21 — Spring Cycle   (2004)

Dave Valentin (f) on a, d; Bob Malach (ts) on a-c, h-j; Tom Harrell (t) on c, i-j; (fh) on a-b, h; Steve Berrios (per) on b, d.


Date: June 2009
Location: Twinz Studios, River Edge, NJ
Label: Challenge

Steve Hobbs (ldr), Steve Hobbs (vib), Bill O'Connell (p), Peter Washington (b), John Riley (d)

a. 01    Cherokee - 6:26  (Ray Noble)
b. 02    Hey, Good Lookin' - 6:11  (Hank Williams)
c. 03    Stars Fell On Alabama - 6:34  (Mitchell Parish, Frank Perkins)
d. 04    St. James Infirmary - 6:11  (Joe Primrose)
e. 05    The Woody Woodpecker Song - 5:16  (Ramez Idriss, George F. Tibbles)
f. 06    Shenandoah - 6:08  (Traditional)
g. 07    Old Rugged Cross - 6:08  (Traditional)
h. 08    What A Difference A Day Makes - 5:31  (Stanley Adams, Maria Grever)
i. 09    Wade In The Water - 5:28  (Traditional)
All titles on:      Challenge CD: 73285 — Vibes, Straight Up   (2009)