The Uptown String Quartet Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sun, Oct 02, 2011


Date: April 19-22, 1989
Location: Master Sound, Astoria, NY
Label: Philips

The Uptown String Quartet (ldr), Diane Monroe, Lesa Terry (vn), Maxine Roach (vl), Eileen Folson (vc)

a. 01    Extensions - 3:34  (Max Roach) / arr: Maxine Roach
b. 02    Let Us Break Bread Together - 3:06  (Roy Ringwald) / arr: Bill Lee
c. 03    Jelly Roll Rag - 3:14  (John Carisi)
d. 04    Tricotism - 3:33  (Oscar Pettiford) / arr: Cecil Bridgewater
e. 05    The Easy Winners - 4:47  (Scott Joplin) / arr: Maxine Roach
f. 06    Song For Winnie - 5:34  (Leslie Burrs)
g. 07    Overture - 5:03  (Odean Pope) / arr: Odean Pope
h. 08    And He Never Said A Mumblin' Word - 4:07  (Traditional) / arr: Fred Tillis
i. 09    Remembering - 6:46  (Traditional) / arr: Bill Lee
j. 10    Midnight Child - 6:42  (Charles Washington) / arr: Lesa Terry
k. 11    Calvary - 3:17  (Traditional) / arr: Cecil Bridgewater
l. 12    Chattahoochee Red - 8:31  (Cecil Bridgewater) / arr: Cecil Bridgewater
All titles on:      Philips CD: 838 358-2 — Max Roach Presents The Uptown String Quartet   (1989)

Date: August 1991
Location: Master Sound, Astoria, NY
Label: Blue Moon

The Uptown String Quartet (ldr), Diane Monroe (g, vn), Lesa Terry (vn), Maxine Roach (vl), Eileen Folson (vc)

a. 01    Just Wait A Minute - 4:54  (Eileen Folson)
b. 02    Along Came Betty - 4:06  (Benny Golson)
c. 03    Moose The Mooche - 3:59  (Charlie Parker)
d. 04    Summertime - 3:19  (George Gershwin, Dubose Heyward)
e. 05    Sugar Shuffle - 4:25  (Lesa Terry)
f. 06    Samba Para Ustedes Dos - 4:34  (Cecil Bridgewater)
g. 07    J. J.'s Jam - 5:15  (Eileen Folson)
h. 08    Off The Wall - 4:02  (Diane Monroe)
i. 09    Blues March - 6:06  (Benny Golson)
j. 10    Amazing Grace - 4:29  (Traditional)
k. 11    Melodic Strains - 5:14  (Jimmy Heath)
l. 12    Art Deco - 4:57  (Don Cherry)
m. 13    I Feel Good - 2:17  (James Brown)
n. 14    Sister Harriet - 7:11  (Francisco Mora Catlett)
All titles on:      Blue Moon CD: R2 79174 — Just Wait A Minute!   (1992)

Diane Monroe (g) on l.