Gerry Niewood Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sun, Oct 02, 2011


Date: 1975
Location: P.C.I. Studios, Rochester, NY
Label: Sagoma

Gerry Niewood (ldr), Gerry Niewood (f, ss, as, ts), Lew Soloff (t, fh), Bill Reichenbach (tb), Bill Dobbins (p), Gene Perla (b), Joe La Barbera (d)

a. a-01    Semitique - 7:10  (Gerry Niewood)
b. a-02    Eberhard - 5:02  (Gene Perla)
c. a-03    Floating - 3:43  (Gerry Niewood)
d. a-04    Reverend Roller - 5:21  (Bill Reichenbach)
e. b-01    Speedy Gonzales - 5:40  (Bill Dobbins)
f. b-02    Slow Hot Wind - 5:20  (Henry Mancini, Norman Gimbel)
g. b-03    Homage - 6:02  (Gerry Niewood)
h. b-04    Witchcraft - 5:32  (Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh)
All titles on:      Sagoma LP 12": S/DGM 752 — The Gerry Niewood Album   (1975)
     A&M LP 12": SP 3409 — Slow, Hot Wind   (1975)

Date: April 11, 1976
Location: Ramada Inn, Schenectady, NY
Label: [private recording]

Gerry Niewood (ldr), Gerry Niewood (f, ss, as), Dave Samuels (vib), Rick Laird (eb), Ron Davis (d)

a. 02    Joy - 8:08  (Gerry Niewood)
b. 03    Thorn Of A White Rose - 21:45  (Jan Hammer)
c. 04    Anyo - 5:45  (Dave Samuels)
d. 05    Homage - 11:18  (Gerry Niewood)
e. 06    The Night Has A Thousand Eyes - 8:13  (Buddy Bernier, Jerome Brainin)
f. 07    Dolphin Dance - 13:05  (Herbie Hancock)

b;   f performed as medleys.

Gerry Niewood (f) on c; (ss) on a, d-f; (as) on b.

Additional unidentified selections: #1 blues (as) (10:01); #3 pts 1 & 2 (f); #7 pt. 2 (as).


Date: 1977
Location: Manta Sound Studios, Toronto, Canada
Label: A&M

Gerry Niewood (ldr), Gerry Niewood (f, af, ss, as, per), Dave Samuels (vib, mar, per), Michel Donato (b), Rick Laird (eb), Ron Davis (d, cga, per)

a. a-01    Joy - 4:04  (Gerry Niewood)
b. a-02    Soft Focus - 3:43  (Rick Laird)
c. a-03    Aqua - 4:57  (Andy LaVerne)
d. a-04    Anyo - 3:34  (Dave Samuels)
e. a-05    Manhattan Bittersweet  (Gerry Niewood)
f. a-05    Snow - 7:26  (Gerry Niewood)
g. b-01    Ralph's Piano Waltz - 4:46  (John Abercrombie)
h. b-02    Masada - 3:20  (Dave Samuels)
i. b-03    Thorn Of A White Rose - 6:10  (Jan Hammer)
j. b-04    Timeless - 8:07  (John Abercrombie)
All titles on:      Horizon LP 12": SP 719 — Gerry Niewood And Timepiece   (1977)

e, f performed as medley.

Gerry Niewood (f) on b, d, g, j; (af) on b; (ss) on a, c, h; (as) on e-f, i; (per) on j; Dave Samuels (mar) on b-d, g, j; (per) on j; Michel Donato (b) on a, c-j; Rick Laird (eb) on b-c, j; Ron Davis (cga) on b; (per) on d, j.

LP issue gives no recording date - 1977 is issue date.

Samuels plays electric vibes on c, g-i.


Date: February 29 and March 1, 1984
Location: A & R Recording Studio A-1, New York City
Label: dmp

Gerry Niewood (ldr), Gerry Niewood (f, ss, as, ts), Joe Beck (g), Michel Camilo (p, syn), Jay Leonhart (b), Wayne Pedzwater (eb), Dave Weckl (d), James Saporito (per)

a. 01    Share My Dream - 6:00  (Gerry Niewood)
b. 02    After All This Time - 4:04  (Gerry Niewood)
c. 03    Warm Inside - 4:02  (Gerry Niewood)
d. 04    Hold Me - 6:00  (Gerry Niewood)
e. 05    You Are The Music - 4:40  (Gerry Niewood)
f. 06    Prelude To The Vision - 1:38  (Gerry Niewood)
g. 07    The Vision - 4:27
h. 08    Come The Weekend - 4:14  (Gerry Niewood)
i. 09    Sun Glow - 6:40  (Gerry Niewood)
j. 10    Ticket To Paradise - 5:36  (Gerry Niewood)
k. 11    Tootin' For Toots - 3:14  (Gerry Niewood)
l. 12    The Promise - 7:58  (Gerry Niewood)
m. 13    No Long Goodbye - 2:36  (Gerry Niewood)
All titles on:      dmp CD: CD 450 — Share My Dream   (1985)

Additional recording on January 7, 1985 at Minot Sound, White Plains, NY - further details needed.


Date: February - March 1988
Location: RCA Studio A, New York City
Label: Perfect Sound

Gerry Niewood (ldr), Gerry Niewood (f, ss, as, ts)

a. 01    Adam's Mood - 6:01  (Gerry Niewood)
b. 02    April Breeze - 5:28  (Gerry Niewood)
c. 03    Elizabeth's Song - 4:28  (Gerry Niewood)
d. 04    Thinkin' About Gurly - 3:17  (Gerry Niewood)
e. 05    To Clifford And Stitt - 2:41  (Gerry Niewood)
f. 06    No Masquerade - 3:54  (Gerry Niewood)
g. 07    Windows Of Your Soul - 5:14  (Gerry Niewood)
h. 08    I Do Care - 4:43  (Gerry Niewood)
i. 09    Starlight Soliloquy - 3:59  (Gerry Niewood)
j. 10    Carly's Lullaby - 3:20  (Gerry Niewood)
k. 11    Reflections By A Waterfall - 5:04  (Gerry Niewood)
All titles on:      Perfect Sound CD: PAD 1262 — Alone   (1988)

Date: June 10 & 11, 2002
Location: Charlestown Road Studios, Clinton, NJ
Label: Native Language

Gerry Niewood (ldr), Gerry Niewood (f, as, ts, bar), Adam Niewood (ts), Gene Bertoncini (acg), Steve Gilmore (b), Bill Goodwin (d)

a. 01    Ruby - 6:15  (Mitchell Parish, Heinz Roemheld)
b. 02    I Hear A Rhapsody - 6:31  (George Fragos, Dick Gasparre, Jack Baker)
c. 03    Cheek To Cheek - 5:22  (Irving Berlin)
d. 04    I Concentrate On You - 4:09  (Cole Porter)
e. 05    Dedication (To Diz) - 4:13  (Gerry Niewood)
f. 06    All Too Soon - 4:49  (Duke Ellington, Carl Sigman)
g. 07    Just One Of Those Things - 3:18  (Cole Porter)
h. 08    The Song Is You - 3:48  (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II)
i. 09    Doxy - 6:32  (Sonny Rollins)
j. 10    Zingaro [aka Portrait In Black And White] - 5:09  (Antonio Carlos Jobim)
All titles on:      Native Language CD: 937 — Facets   (2004)

Gerry Niewood (f) on a, j; (as) on a, e, h; (ts) on b-c, g, i; (bar) on d, f; Adam Niewood (ts) on c, i; Steve Gilmore (b) on a, c, e-j; Bill Goodwin (d) on a, c, e-j.

Instrumentation specifics need confirmation. Niewood plays alto flute on unspecified selections.