Richie Vitale Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sun, Oct 02, 2011


Date: October 25, 1988
Location: New York City
Label: TCB Records

Richie Vitale (ldr), Gary Bartz (as), Richie Vitale (t, fh), Tardo Hammer (p), John Ray (b), Taro Okamoto (d)

a. 01    My Turn! - 5:34  (Richie Vitale)
b. 02    Saudade - 7:49  (Walter Booker)
c. 03    Namely You - 9:14  (Johnny Mercer, Gene DePaul)
d. 04    Dreamsville - 7:01  (Henry Mancini, Ray Evans, Jay Livingston)
e. 05    Lotus Blossom [aka Asiatic Raes] - 6:11  (Kenny Dorham)
f. 06    Bibbo's Tune - 6:10  (Richie Vitale)
g. 07    Eclipso - 7:50  (Richie Vitale)
h. 08    When Last I Saw You - 4:34  (Richie Vitale)
i. 09    A Sound For Sore Ears - 6:51  (Jimmy Heath)
All titles on:      TCB Records CD: 93302 — Dreamsville   (1993)

Date: April 12 & 13, 1996
Location: Smalls, New York City
Label: TCB Records

Richie Vitale (ldr), Ralph Lalama (ts), Richie Vitale (t, fh), Tardo Hammer (p), Paul Gill (b), Taro Okamoto (d)

a. 01    Barry's Blues - 9:51  (Richie Vitale)
b. 02    Mariko - 8:14  (Richie Vitale)
c. 03    I Will Wait For You  (Michel Legrand, Jacques Demy, Norman Gimbel)
d. 03    I'm A Fool To Want You - 10:11  (J. S. Herron, Frank Sinatra, Jack Wolf)
e. 04    Sweet And Lovely - 11:10  (Gus Arnheim, Jules Lemare, Harry Tobias)
f. 05    Just One Of Those Things - 9:17  (Cole Porter)
g. 06    Time On My Hands - 10:01  (Vincent Youmans, Harold Adamson, Mack Gordon)
h. 07    Fuji Mama - 10:02  (Richie Vitale)
All titles on:      TCB Records CD: 96402 — Live At Smalls   (1997)

c, d performed as medley.

Richie Vitale (t) on a-d, f-h; (fh) on e.


Date: October 19 & 20, 1999
Location: New York City
Label: TCB Records

Richie Vitale (ldr), Ralph Lalama (ts), Richie Vitale (t, fh), Tardo Hammer (p), Philippe Aerts (b), Taro Okamoto (d)

a. 01    Shake It! - 5:40  (Richie Vitale)
b. 02    Small World - 7:07  (Jule Styne, Stephen Sondheim)
c. 03    I Believe In You - 7:00  (Frank Loesser)
d. 04    Blame It On My Youth - 7:30  (Oscar Levant, Edward Heyman)
e. 05    Hara - 9:33  (Richie Vitale)
f. 06    Evol Deklaw Ni - 9:12  (Thad Jones)
g. 07    Jive Rhumba - 6:51  (Richie Vitale)
h. 08    I Hadn't Anyone Till You - 8:10  (Ray Noble)
i. 09    Silhouette - 8:18  (Jeff Morrison)
All titles on:      TCB Records CD: 20452 — Shake It!   (2000)