John Jenkins Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sun, Oct 02, 2011


Date: May 3, 1957
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ
Label: Prestige

John Jenkins, Jackie McLean (ldr), John Jenkins, Jackie McLean (as), Wade Legge (p), Doug Watkins (b), Arthur Taylor (d)

a. 1240    Bird Feathers - 10:21  (Charlie Parker)
     New Jazz LP 12": NJ 8204 — Bird Feathers   
     Original Jazz Classics CD: OJCCD-1735-2 — Bird Feathers   
b. 1241    Easy Living - 7:35  (Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger)
     Original Jazz Classics CD: OJCCD-1733-2 — Alto Madness   
c. 1242    Windy City - 6:59  (John Jenkins)
     Original Jazz Classics CD: OJCCD-1733-2 — Alto Madness   
d. 1243    Pondering - 6:15  (John Jenkins)
     Original Jazz Classics CD: OJCCD-1733-2 — Alto Madness   
e. 1244    The Lady Is A Tramp - 6:49  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
     Original Jazz Classics CD: OJCCD-1733-2 — Alto Madness   
f. 1245    Alto Madness - 11:48  (Jackie McLean)
     Original Jazz Classics CD: OJCCD-1733-2 — Alto Madness   

Date: July 26, 1957
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ
Label: Prestige

John Jenkins (ldr), John Jenkins (as), Clifford Jordan (ts), Bobby Timmons (p), Wilbur Ware (b), Dannie Richmond (d)

a. 1322    Cliff's Edge - 6:29  (Clifford Jordan)
     New Jazz LP 12": NJ 8232 — Jenkins, Jordan And Timmons   
     Original Jazz Classics CD: OJCCD-251-2 — Jenkins, Jordan And Timmons   (1994)
b. 1323    Princess - 6:15  (John Jenkins)
     New Jazz LP 12": NJ 8232 — Jenkins, Jordan And Timmons   
     Original Jazz Classics CD: OJCCD-251-2 — Jenkins, Jordan And Timmons   (1994)
c. 1324    Soft Talk - 10:32  (Julian Priester)
     New Jazz LP 12": NJ 8232 — Jenkins, Jordan And Timmons   
     Original Jazz Classics CD: OJCCD-251-2 — Jenkins, Jordan And Timmons   (1994)
d. 1325    Tenderly - 7:03  (Walter Gross, Jack Lawrence)
     New Jazz LP 12": NJ 8232 — Jenkins, Jordan And Timmons   
     Original Jazz Classics CD: OJCCD-251-2 — Jenkins, Jordan And Timmons   (1994)
e. 1326    Blue Jay - 7:07  (John Jenkins)
     New Jazz LP 12": NJ 8232 — Jenkins, Jordan And Timmons   
     Original Jazz Classics CD: OJCCD-251-2 — Jenkins, Jordan And Timmons   (1994)
f. 1327    Diggin' For Diz  (Dizzy Gillespie)

Date: August 11, 1957
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ
Label: Blue Note

John Jenkins (ldr), John Jenkins (as), Kenny Burrell (g), Sonny Clark (p), Paul Chambers (b), Dannie Richmond (d)

a. tk 2 [stereo]   alt Chalumeau - 5:58  (John Jenkins)
b. tk 2/1    Chalumeau - 5:56  (John Jenkins)
     Blue Note LP 12": BLP 1573 — John Jenkins With Kenny Burrell   
c. tk 3    From This Moment On - 7:37  (Cole Porter)
     Blue Note LP 12": BLP 1573 — John Jenkins With Kenny Burrell   
d. tk 4    Motif - 6:14  (John Jenkins)
     Blue Note LP 12": BLP 1573 — John Jenkins With Kenny Burrell   
e. tk 5    Everything I Have Is Yours - 6:10  (Burton Lane, Harold Adamson)
     Blue Note LP 12": BLP 1573 — John Jenkins With Kenny Burrell   
f. tk 7 [stereo]   alt Sharon - 6:27  (John Jenkins)
g. tk 7/6    Sharon - 7:47  (John Jenkins)
     Blue Note LP 12": BLP 1573 — John Jenkins With Kenny Burrell   
h. tk 9    Blues For Two - 4:42  (Kenny Burrell)
     Blue Note LP 12": BLP 1573 — John Jenkins With Kenny Burrell   
All titles on:      Blue Note CD: CDP 7243 8 52437 2 1 — John Jenkins With Kenny Burrell   (1996)

Cuscuna/Ruppli 2 Note: Because the stereo session tapes did not survive in full, the edited mono masters of tk 2/1 and tk 7/6 could not be duplicated. The stereo CD version carries the edited mono masters and the stereo basic takes that they were made from.


Date: September 10, 1957
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ
Label: Savoy

John Jenkins (ldr), John Jenkins (as), Donald Byrd (t), Curtis Fuller (tb), Tommy Flanagan (p), Doug Watkins (b), Arthur Taylor (d)

a. 70118    Rockaway - 9:07  (John Jenkins)
b. 70119    Orpheus - 7:38  (John Jenkins)
c. 70120    Honeylike - 7:44  (John Jenkins)
d. 70121    Darn That Dream - 6:40  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Edgar DeLange)
e. 70122    Star Eyes - 10:12  (Don Raye, Gene DePaul)
All titles on:      Savoy Jazz LP 12": SJL 1114 — Star Eyes   (1978)