Arnie Lawrence Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sun, Oct 02, 2011


Date: 1966
Location: New York City
Label: Project 3

Arnie Lawrence (ldr), Arnie Lawrence (as)

a. a-01    Be My Love - 2:05  (Nicholas Brodszky, Sammy Cahn) / arr: Lew Davies, Dick Hyman
b. a-02    Eleanor Rigby  (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) / arr: Lew Davies, Dick Hyman
c. a-03    When I Look In Your Eyes  (Leslie Bricusse) / arr: Lew Davies, Dick Hyman
d. a-04    Swingin' From The Trees  (Arnie Lawrence) / arr: Lew Davies, Dick Hyman
e. a-05    A Felicidade (Happiness)  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes) / arr: Lew Davies, Dick Hyman
f. a-06    Like Someone In Love  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke) / arr: Lew Davies, Dick Hyman
g. b-01    You're Gonna Hear From Me - 2:30  (AndrĂ© Previn, Dory Langdon Previn) / arr: Lew Davies, Dick Hyman
h. b-02    I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart  (Duke Ellington, Henry Nemo, John Redmond, Irving Mills) / arr: Lew Davies, Dick Hyman
i. b-03    But Beautiful  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke) / arr: Lew Davies, Dick Hyman
j. b-04    Slippin', Slidin', High Fly Ridin'  (Arnie Lawrence) / arr: Lew Davies, Dick Hyman
k. b-05    Goin' Out Of My Head  (Teddy Randazzo, Bobby Weinstein) / arr: Lew Davies, Dick Hyman
l. b-06    Summer Wind  (Hans Bradtke, Heinz Meier, Johnny Mercer) / arr: Lew Davies, Dick Hyman
All titles on:      Project 3 LP 12": PR 5011 SD — You're Gonna Hear From Me   (1966)

Additional personnel (strings) unknown. Arranger specifics unknown.


Date: 1968
Location: New York City
Label: Project 3

Arnie Lawrence (ldr), Arnie Lawrence (as), Larry Coryell (g, v), Richard Davis, Hal Gaylor (b), Roy Haynes (d), Carline Ray (v)

a. a-01    Gonna Get Some Right Now - 11:00  (Arnie Lawrence)
b. a-02    Contentment - 3:44  (Arnie Lawrence)
c. a-03    I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free - 3:17  (Billy Taylor, Dick Dallas)
d. b-01    The Meeting Of Two Worlds - 7:12  (Arnie Lawrence)
e. b-02    Seymour Chick-Chick - 6:30  (Arnie Lawrence)
f. b-03    Feeling Good - 3:39  (Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley)
g. b-04    Look Toward The Day Of Man's Awakening - 2:50  (Arnie Lawrence)
All titles on:      Project 3 LP 12": PR 5028 SD — Look Toward A Dream   (1969)
     Project 3 LP 12": PR 5028 — It's Jazz   (1979)

Larry Coryell (v) on c; Carline Ray (v) on g.

No details on bassist specifics. Two bassists present on a and f. Carline Ray may also play bass on some selections. Unidentified musicians play sirens on f.


Date: March 10, 1970
Location: Media Sound, New York City
Label: Atlantic

Arnie Lawrence (ldr), Erik Lawrence (rec, per, spk), Arnie Lawrence (as), Dick Hyman (p, org), Richard Davis (b), Dickie G. Davis (d, per, vn, spk), Ed Shaughnessy (d)

a. 18709    Inside An Hour Glass - 33:20  (Arnie Lawrence, Dick Hyman, Richard Davis, Ed Shaughnessy)
b. 18710    Ricky, I Want To Talk To You - 21:20  (Arnie Lawrence, Dick Hyman, Richard Davis, Ed Shaughnessy)
Both titles on:      Embryo LP 12": SD 525 — Inside An Hour Glass   (1970)

Erik Lawrence listed as Ricky Lawrence.


Date: May 2, 1976
Location: Ramada Inn, Schenectady, NY
Label: [private recording]

Arnie Lawrence (ldr), Arnie Lawrence (as), Tom Harrell (t), Dave Samuels (vib), Mike Richmond (b), Ron Davis (d)

a. 01    Improvisation - 20:03  (collective improvisation)
b. 02    Improvisation - 27:39  (collective improvisation)

Additional personnel (hrp) unknown.


Date: January 15-17, 1979
Location: New York City
Label: Doctor Jazz

Arnie Lawrence (ldr), Arnie Lawrence (af, ss, as), Tom Harrell (t, fh), Mike Richmond (pb, b), Jeff Williams (d), Badal Roy (tbl, per, v), Abdullah Maghrib (cga, per), Lois Colin (hrp), Shamira Azad, Annette Sanders (v), Reverend John Gensel, Bonnie Mattlick (spk)

a. a-01    Yoffie Is Back - 9:43  (Arnie Lawrence)
b. a-02    Skip To The Blues - 3:46  (Arnie Lawrence)
c. a-03    Blessed Is The Match - 7:50  (Arnie Lawrence, Rabbi Chaim Stern)
d. b-01    Abdullah And Abraham - 9:36  (Arnie Lawrence)
e. b-02    The Street Musician - 8:55  (Arnie Lawrence)
f. b-03    All-Ways And Forever - 8:52  (Arnie Lawrence)
All titles on:      Doctor Jazz LP 12": FW 38445 — Arnie Lawrence And Treasure Island   (1983)

Shamira Azad (v) on a; Badal Roy (v) on a, e; Annette Sanders (v) on f; Reverend John Gensel (spk) on c; Bonnie Mattlick (spk) on a.

Engineer: Ed Rice

Location needs confirmation.


Date: August 19, 1981
Location: Chelsea Sound, New York City
Label: Palo Alto

Arnie Lawrence (ldr), Arnie Lawrence (ss, as), Roger 'Ram' Ramirez (p, per), Hilton Ruiz (p), Mike Richmond (b), Chico Hamilton (d), Billy Hart (d, per), Abdullah Maghrib (bgo, cga), Victor Garcia (per)

a. a-01    Lover Man - 9:31  (Roger 'Ram' Ramirez, Jimmy Davis, Jimmy Sherman)
b. a-02    My Foolish Heart - 5:14  (Victor Young, Ned Washington)
c. a-03    Poinciana - 9:33  (Buddy Bernier, Nat Simon)
d. b-01    Treats Style - 8:29  (Jimmy Garrison)
e. b-02    Liza Is Her Name - 11:35  (Arnie Lawrence)
f. b-03    Secret Love - 8:20  (Sammy Fain, Paul Francis Webster)
     Quicksilver CD: QSCD 4032 — A Taste Of Palo Alto Jazz   (2009)
All titles on:      Palo Alto LP 12": PA 8033 — Renewal   (1982)

Arnie Lawrence (ss) on b-f; (as) on a-d, f; Roger 'Ram' Ramirez (p) on a; (per) on e; Hilton Ruiz (p) on b-f; Chico Hamilton (d) on b-f; Billy Hart (d) on a; (per) on e; Abdullah Maghrib (bgo) on e; (cga) on e; Victor Garcia (per) on e.