Out Of The Blue Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sun, Oct 02, 2011


Date: June 7, 1985
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Blue Note

Out Of The Blue (ldr), Kenny Garrett (as), Ralph Bowen (ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh), Harry Pickens (p), Robert Hurst (b), Ralph Peterson (d)

a.     Isolation  (Michael Philip Mossman)
b.     Feelin' Good  (Kenny Garrett)
c. tk 4    RH Factor - 8:20  (Robert Hurst)
     Blue Note LP 12": BT 85118 — Out Of The Blue   (1985)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46290 2 — Out Of The Blue   (1986)
d. tk 2    Git In There - 5:25  (Robert Hurst)
     Blue Note LP 12": BT 85118 — Out Of The Blue   (1985)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46290 2 — Out Of The Blue   (1986)

Date: June 8, 1985
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Blue Note

Out Of The Blue (ldr), Kenny Garrett (as), Ralph Bowen (ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh), Harry Pickens (p), Robert Hurst (b), Ralph Peterson (d)

a. tk 2    Eastern Love Village - 8:33  (Kenny Garrett)
     Blue Note LP 12": BT 85118 — Out Of The Blue   (1985)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46290 2 — Out Of The Blue   (1986)
b.     Amoaku
c. tk 1?    Output - 5:15  (Kenny Garrett)
     Blue Note LP 12": BT 85118 — Out Of The Blue   (1985)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46290 2 — Out Of The Blue   (1986)
d.     Elevation  (Ralph Bowen)
e. tk 2    O.T.B. - 5:20  (Michael Philip Mossman)
     Blue Note LP 12": BT 85118 — Out Of The Blue   (1985)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46290 2 — Out Of The Blue   (1986)
f. tk 2    Blue Hughes - 6:58  (Ralph Peterson)
     Blue Note LP 12": BT 85118 — Out Of The Blue   (1985)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46290 2 — Out Of The Blue   (1986)
g. tk 3    Reunited - 4:26  (Ralph Bowen)
     Blue Note LP 12": BT 85118 — Out Of The Blue   (1985)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46290 2 — Out Of The Blue   (1986)
h.     Computer G  (Kenny Garrett)

Date: December 31, 1985
Location: Village Gate, New York City
Label: [radio broadcast]

Out Of The Blue (ldr), Kenny Garrett (as), Ralph Bowen (ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh), Harry Pickens (p), Robert Hurst (b), Ralph Peterson (d)

a. 01    Feelin' Good  (Kenny Garrett)
b. 02    Eastern Love Village  (Kenny Garrett)
c. 03    Hot House  (Tadd Dameron)
d. 04    Computer G  (Kenny Garrett)

New Year's Eve broadcast by National Public Radio.


Date: June 19, 1986
Location: RCA Studio C, New York City
Label: Blue Note

Out Of The Blue (ldr), Kenny Garrett (as), Ralph Bowen (ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh), Harry Pickens (p), Robert Hurst (b), Ralph Peterson (d)

a.    alt Cherry Pickens  (Michael Philip Mossman)
b.    alt Nathan Jones [aka Blues For Jones]  (Ralph Peterson)
c. tk 3    Elevation - 6:09  (Ralph Bowen)
     Blue Note LP 12": 85128 — Inside Track   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46395 2 — Inside Track   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CP32-5251 — Inside Track   (1987)
d.    alt Isolation  (Michael Philip Mossman)

Date: June 20, 1986
Location: RCA Studio C, New York City
Label: Blue Note

Out Of The Blue (ldr), Kenny Garrett (as), Ralph Bowen (ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh), Harry Pickens (p), Robert Hurst (b), Ralph Peterson (d)

a. tk 2    Hot House - 6:37  (Tadd Dameron)
     Blue Note LP 12": 85128 — Inside Track   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46395 2 — Inside Track   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CP32-5251 — Inside Track   (1987)
b. tk 7    Isolation - 7:01  (Michael Philip Mossman)
     Blue Note LP 12": 85128 — Inside Track   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46395 2 — Inside Track   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CP32-5251 — Inside Track   (1987)
c. tk 3    Inside Track - 5:45  (Ralph Bowen)
     Blue Note LP 12": 85128 — Inside Track   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46395 2 — Inside Track   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CP32-5251 — Inside Track   (1987)
d.     Feelin' Good  (Kenny Garrett)
e. tk 5    E Force - 5:14  (Ralph Peterson)
     Blue Note LP 12": 85128 — Inside Track   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46395 2 — Inside Track   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CP32-5251 — Inside Track   (1987)
f. tk 1    Nathan Jones [aka Blues For Jones] - 7:41  (Ralph Peterson)
     Blue Note LP 12": 85128 — Inside Track   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46395 2 — Inside Track   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CP32-5251 — Inside Track   (1987)
g. tk 1    Cherry Pickens - 6:21  (Michael Philip Mossman)
     Blue Note LP 12": 85128 — Inside Track   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46395 2 — Inside Track   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CP32-5251 — Inside Track   (1987)

Kenny Garrett (as) on b-g; Ralph Bowen (ts) on b-g; Michael Philip Mossman (t) on b-g; (fh) on b-g.


Date: August 31, 1986
Location: Mt. Fuji Jazz Festival, Tokyo, Japan
Label: Blue Note

Out Of The Blue (ldr), Kenny Garrett (as), Ralph Bowen (ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh), Harry Pickens (p), Kenny Davis (b), Ralph Peterson (d)

a. 01    Parisian Thoroughfare - 3:31  (Bud Powell)
     Blue Note LP 12": 85141 — Live At Mt. Fuji   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46784 2 — Live At Mt. Fuji   (1987)
b. 02    Celia - 4:45  (Bud Powell)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46784 2 — Live At Mt. Fuji   (1987)
c. 03    Over The Rainbow - 3:04  (Harold Arlen, E. Y. Harburg)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46784 2 — Live At Mt. Fuji   (1987)
d. 04    All God's Children Got Rhythm  (Bronislau Kaper, Walter Jurmann, Gus Kahn)
e. 05    Blue Pearl - 4:43  (Bud Powell)
     Blue Note LP 12": 85141 — Live At Mt. Fuji   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46784 2 — Live At Mt. Fuji   (1987)
f. 06    Un Poco Loco  (Bud Powell)
g. 07    Nathan Jones [aka Blues For Jones] - 11:23  (Ralph Peterson)
     Blue Note LP 12": 85141 — Live At Mt. Fuji   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46784 2 — Live At Mt. Fuji   (1987)
h. 08    Elevation - 11:39  (Ralph Bowen)
     Blue Note LP 12": 85141 — Live At Mt. Fuji   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46784 2 — Live At Mt. Fuji   (1987)
i. 09    O.T.B. - 11:35  (Michael Philip Mossman)
     Blue Note LP 12": 85141 — Live At Mt. Fuji   (1987)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 46784 2 — Live At Mt. Fuji   (1987)

Kenny Garrett (as) on g-i; Ralph Bowen (ts) on g-i; Michael Philip Mossman (t) on g-i; (fh) on g-i.

Video also exists.


Date: January 24, 1989
Location: A & R Studios, New York City
Label: Somethin' Else

Out Of The Blue (ldr), Steve Wilson (as), Ralph Bowen (ts), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh), Renee Rosnes (p), Kenny Davis (b), Billy Drummond (d)

a. tk 3    Gerri-Ann - 5:48  (Ralph Bowen)
b. tk 2    Samba LaRue - 6:34  (Michael Philip Mossman)
c. tk 1    Spiral Staircase - 6:38  (Michael Philip Mossman)
d. tk 3    North Of The Border - 7:45  (Renee Rosnes)
All titles on:      Blue Note LP 12": 93006 — Spiral Staircase   (1989)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7 93006 2 — Spiral Staircase   (1989)
     Somethin' Else CD: CJ32-5509 — Spiral Staircase   

Date: January 25, 1989
Location: A & R Studios, New York City
Label: Somethin' Else

Out Of The Blue (ldr), Ralph Bowen (f, ts), Steve Wilson (as), Michael Philip Mossman (t, fh), Renee Rosnes (p), Kenny Davis (b), Billy Drummond (d)

a. tk 5    Ika Sashi - 7:45  (Michael Philip Mossman)
b. tk 2    Input - 6:29  (Steve Wilson)
     Blue Note LP 12": 93006 — Spiral Staircase   (1989)
c. tk 3    The Perpetrator - 6:31  (Michael Philip Mossman)
     Blue Note LP 12": 93006 — Spiral Staircase   (1989)
All titles on:      Blue Note CD: CDP 7 93006 2 — Spiral Staircase   (1989)
     Somethin' Else CD: CJ32-5509 — Spiral Staircase   

Ralph Bowen (f) on a.