David Weiss Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sun, Oct 02, 2011


Date: March 28, 1997
Location: RPM Studios, New York City
Label: Fresh Sound

David Weiss (ldr), Greg Tardy (f, ts), Myron Walden (as), James Farnsworth (bar), David Weiss (t), Andrew Williams (tb), Xavier Davis (p), Dwayne Burno (b), Nasheet Waits (d)

a. 01    First Steps Into Reality - 5:12  (Xavier Davis) / arr: Xavier Davis
b. 03    Tribute To The Elders - 5:48  (David Weiss) / arr: David Weiss
c. 04    I'm A-Comin' On Home - 8:40  (Dwayne Burno) / arr: Dwayne Burno
d. 07    Untitled In A-flat Minor - 11:37  (Myron Walden) / arr: Myron Walden
e. 08    Liberation - 7:32  (Xavier Davis) / arr: Xavier Davis
All titles on:      Fresh Sound New Talent CD: FSNT 059 — First Steps Into Reality   

Greg Tardy (f) on d.

Group known as the New Jazz Composers Octet.


Date: May 3, 1998
Location: RPM Studios, New York City
Label: Fresh Sound

David Weiss (ldr), Myron Walden (as), Jimmy Greene (ts), Dave Rickenberg (bar), David Weiss (t), Andrew Williams (tb), Xavier Davis (p), Dwayne Burno (b), Nasheet Waits (d)

a. 02    I'll Always Love You - 6:54  (Myron Walden) / arr: David Weiss
     Fresh Sound New Talent CD: FSNT 059 — First Steps Into Reality   
b. 05    D Minor Mint - 6:37  (Freddie Hubbard) / arr: David Weiss
     Fresh Sound New Talent CD: FSNT 059 — First Steps Into Reality   
c. 06    When The Spirit Hits - 6:52  (Xavier Davis) / arr: Xavier Davis
     Fresh Sound New Talent CD: FSNT 059 — First Steps Into Reality   
d.     The Dove  (Xavier Davis) / arr: Xavier Davis

Group known as the New Jazz Composers Octet.


Date: June 9, 2000
Location: Systems Two Recording Studio, Brooklyn, NY
Label: Fresh Sound

David Weiss (ldr), Myron Walden (as), Jimmy Greene (ts), Chris Karlic (bar), David Weiss (t), Andrew Williams (tb), Xavier Davis (p), Dwayne Burno (b), Nasheet Waits (d)

a. 01    Deadweight - 5:36  (Xavier Davis) / arr: Xavier Davis
     Fresh Sound New Talent CD: FSNT 151 — Walkin' The Line   (2002)

Group known as the New Jazz Composers Octet.

Recorded as part of a Chamber Music America grant received by David Weiss and Xavier Davis.


Date: October 18, 2000
Location: Systems Two Recording Studio, Brooklyn, NY
Label: Hip Bop

Freddie Hubbard, David Weiss (ldr), Craig Handy (ss, ts), Myron Walden (as), Chris Karlic (bar), David Weiss (t), Freddie Hubbard (fh), Luis Bonilla, Steve Davis (tb), Xavier Davis (p), Dwayne Burno (b), Joe Chambers (d)

a.     One Of Another Kind - 8:00  (Freddie Hubbard) / arr: David Weiss
     Hip Bop CD: 8026 — New Colors   (2001)
b.     Blue Spirits - 9:03  (Freddie Hubbard) / arr: David Weiss
     Hip Bop CD: 8026 — New Colors   (2001)
c.     True Colors - 5:06  (Freddie Hubbard) / arr: David Weiss
     Hip Bop CD: 8026 — New Colors   (2001)
d.     Osie Mae  (Freddie Hubbard) / arr: David Weiss
e.     Inner Space - 7:45  (Chick Corea) / arr: David Weiss
     Hip Bop CD: 8026 — New Colors   (2001)
f.     A Little Twist - 7:33  (David Weiss) / arr: David Weiss
     Fresh Sound New Talent CD: FSNT 151 — Walkin' The Line   (2002)

Freddie Hubbard (ldr) on a-d; (fh) on a-d; Craig Handy (ts) on a-e; Luis Bonilla (tb) on a-d; Steve Davis (tb) on e-f.

Group known as the New Jazz Composers Octet.


Date: December 3, 2000
Location: Systems Two Recording Studio, Brooklyn, NY
Label: Hip Bop

Freddie Hubbard, David Weiss (ldr), Craig Handy (ss, ts), Kenny Garrett, Ted Nash (as), Javon Jackson (ts), Chris Karlic (bar), David Weiss (t), Freddie Hubbard (fh), Luis Bonilla (tb), Xavier Davis (p), Dwayne Burno (b), Idris Muhammad (d)

a.     Blues For Miles - 6:31  (Freddie Hubbard) / arr: David Weiss
     Hip Bop CD: 8026 — New Colors   (2001)
b.     Dizzy's Connotations - 8:43  (Freddie Hubbard) / arr: David Weiss
     Hip Bop CD: 8026 — New Colors   (2001)
c.     Osie Mae - 6:09  (Freddie Hubbard) / arr: David Weiss
     Hip Bop CD: 8026 — New Colors   (2001)
d.     Red Clay - 8:19  (Freddie Hubbard) / arr: Dwayne Burno
     Hip Bop CD: 8026 — New Colors   (2001)
e.     Sky Dive  (Freddie Hubbard) / arr: David Weiss

Kenny Garrett (as) on a; Javon Jackson (ts) on b.

Group known as the New Jazz Composers Octet.


Date: December 20, 2000
Location: Systems Two Recording Studio, Brooklyn, NY
Label: Fresh Sound

David Weiss (ldr), Craig Handy (as), Jimmy Greene (ts), Chris Karlic (bar), David Weiss (t), Steve Davis (tb), Xavier Davis (p), Dwayne Burno (b), Nasheet Waits (d)

a. 05    Inner Space - 7:37  (Chick Corea) / arr: David Weiss
b. 03    Walkin' The Line - 7:24  (David Weiss) / arr: David Weiss
c. 07    The Fork In The Road - 6:23  (Dwayne Burno) / arr: Dwayne Burno
All titles on:      Fresh Sound New Talent CD: FSNT 151 — Walkin' The Line   (2002)

Date: February 7, 2001
Location: New York City
Label: Fresh Sound

David Weiss (ldr), Craig Handy (as), Marcus Strickland (ts), David Weiss (t), Xavier Davis (p, ep), Dwayne Burno (b), E. J. Strickland (d)

a. 02    Breathing Room - 9:58  (David Weiss) / arr: David Weiss
b. 04    Getaway - 8:33  (David Weiss) / arr: David Weiss
c. 06    Dark Forces - 8:43  (David Weiss) / arr: David Weiss
d. 07    Kickback - 5:19  (David Weiss) / arr: David Weiss
All titles on:      Fresh Sound New Talent CD: FSNT 110 — Breathing Room   (2001)

Xavier Davis (p) on a, c-d; (ep) on b.


Date: February 9, 2001
Location: New York City
Label: Fresh Sound

David Weiss (ldr), Marcus Strickland (ts), David Weiss (t), Xavier Davis (p), Dwayne Burno (b), E. J. Strickland (d)

a. 01    Armageddon - 7:23  (Wayne Shorter) / arr: David Weiss
b. 03    Parallel Sonorities - 5:06  (Marcus Strickland) / arr: David Weiss
c. 05    Those Who Sit And Wait - 6:31  (Wayne Shorter) / arr: David Weiss
All titles on:      Fresh Sound New Talent CD: FSNT 110 — Breathing Room   (2001)

Date: April 3, 2001
Location: Systems Two Recording Studio, Brooklyn, NY
Label: Fresh Sound

David Weiss (ldr), Jimmy Greene (ss), Craig Handy (as, ts), Myron Walden (as), Chris Karlic (bar), David Weiss (t), Steve Davis (tb), Xavier Davis (p), Dwayne Burno (b), Nasheet Waits (d)

a. 04    Abdullah's Demeanor - 10:48  (Craig Handy) / arr: David Weiss
b. 06    The Dove - 8:51  (Xavier Davis) / arr: Xavier Davis
Both titles on:      Fresh Sound New Talent CD: FSNT 151 — Walkin' The Line   (2002)

Jimmy Greene (ss) on b; Craig Handy (as) on b; (ts) on a; Myron Walden (as) on a.

Group known as the New Jazz Composers Octet.


Date: January 12, 2004
Location: Systems Two Recording Studio, Brooklyn, NY
Label: Fresh Sound

David Weiss (ldr), Norbert Stachel (bcl, bar), Myron Walden (as), Jimmy Greene (ts), David Weiss (t, fh), Steve Davis (tb), Xavier Davis (p), Dwayne Burno (b), Nasheet Waits (d)

a.     The Turning Gate  (David Weiss) / arr: David Weiss
     Motéma CD: MOTA 19 — The Turning Gate   (2008)
b.     David And Goliath  (Xavier Davis) / arr: Xavier Davis
     Motéma CD: MOTA 19 — The Turning Gate   (2008)
c.     Shadrach, Meshach, And Abednego  (Xavier Davis) / arr: Xavier Davis
     Motéma CD: MOTA 19 — The Turning Gate   (2008)
d.    alt Bad Alchemy  (John Greaves) / arr: David Weiss

Group known as the New Jazz Composers Octet.

b. c. are part of The Faith Suite.


Date: February 15, 2004
Location: Avatar Studios, New York City
Label: Fresh Sound

David Weiss (ldr), Myron Walden (as), Marcus Strickland (ts), David Weiss (t), Xavier Davis (p), Dwayne Burno (b), E. J. Strickland (d)

a. 01    Stalker - 10:26  (David Weiss) / arr: David Weiss
b. 02    The Mirror - 10:27  (David Weiss) / arr: David Weiss
c. 03    Nostalghia - 7:03  (David Weiss) / arr: David Weiss
d. 04    Our Trip - 6:35  (Kevin Hays)
e. 05    The Sacrifice - 10:59  (David Weiss) / arr: David Weiss
All titles on:      Fresh Sound New Talent CD: FSNT 204 — The Mirror   (2004)

Date: March 24, 2004
Location: Systems Two Recording Studio, Brooklyn, NY
Label: Fresh Sound

David Weiss (ldr), Norbert Stachel (bcl, bar), Myron Walden (as), Craig Handy (ts), David Weiss (t), Steve Davis (tb), Xavier Davis (p), Dwayne Burno (b), Nasheet Waits (d)

a. 06    Love Letter To One Not Yet Met - 7:45  (David Weiss) / arr: David Weiss
     Fresh Sound New Talent CD: FSNT 204 — The Mirror   (2004)
b. 07    Mr. Jin - 9:03  (Wayne Shorter) / arr: David Weiss
     Fresh Sound New Talent CD: FSNT 204 — The Mirror   (2004)
c.    alt Twilight  (Xavier Davis) / arr: Xavier Davis
d.     Panic  (Xavier Davis) / arr: Xavier Davis
     Motéma CD: MOTA 19 — The Turning Gate   (2008)

Norbert Stachel (bcl) on a; (bar) on b-d.

Group known as the New Jazz Composers Octet.

c. d. are part of The Faith Suite.


Date: January 19, 2005
Location: Systems Two Recording Studio, Brooklyn, NY
Label: Fresh Sound

David Weiss (ldr), Jimmy Greene (f, ss, ts), Norbert Stachel (bcl, bar), Myron Walden (as), David Weiss (t, fh), Steve Davis (tb), Xavier Davis (p), Dwayne Burno (b), Nasheet Waits (d)

a.     Twilight  (Xavier Davis) / arr: Xavier Davis
b.     In The Beginning  (Xavier Davis) / arr: Xavier Davis
c.     The Doubtful  (Xavier Davis) / arr: Xavier Davis
d.     Bad Alchemy  (John Greaves) / arr: David Weiss
All titles on:      Motéma CD: MOTA 19 — The Turning Gate   (2008)

Jimmy Greene (f) on c.

Group known as the New Jazz Composers Octet.

a. b. c. are part of The Faith Suite.


Date: December 20, 2005
Location: Systems Two Recording Studio, Brooklyn, NY
Label: Fresh Sound

David Weiss (ldr), Myron Walden (f, as), Norbert Stachel (bcl, bar), Jimmy Greene (ss, ts), David Weiss (t, fh), Steve Davis (tb), Xavier Davis (p), Dwayne Burno (b), Nasheet Waits (d)

a.     Once  (Dwayne Burno) / arr: Dwayne Burno
b.     Onward  (Myron Walden) / arr: Myron Walden
Both titles on:      Motéma CD: MOTA 19 — The Turning Gate   (2008)

Myron Walden (f) on b.

Group known as the New Jazz Composers Octet.


Date: December 19, 2007
Location: Bennett Studios, Englewood, NJ
Label: Times Square Records

Freddie Hubbard, David Weiss (ldr), Craig Handy (f), Norbert Stachel (f, bcl, bar), Jimmy Greene (ss, ts), Myron Walden (as), David Weiss (t, fh), Freddie Hubbard (fh), Steve Davis (tb), Xavier Davis (p), Dwayne Burno (b), E. J. Strickland (d)

a.     Up Jumped Spring - 7:07  (Freddie Hubbard) / arr: Steve Davis
b.     Sky Dive - 9:37  (Freddie Hubbard) / arr: Dwayne Burno
c.     Life Flight - 8:44  (Freddie Hubbard) / arr: David Weiss
d.     Gibraltar - 6:20  (Freddie Hubbard) / arr: Dwayne Burno
All titles on:      Times Square Records CD: FQTCD 1810 — On The Real Side   (2008)

Craig Handy (f) on a; Norbert Stachel (f) on d.

Group known as the New Jazz Composers Octet.


Date: December 20, 2007
Location: Bennett Studios, Englewood, NJ
Label: Times Square Records

Freddie Hubbard, David Weiss (ldr), Norbert Stachel (bcl, bar), Jimmy Greene (ss, ts), Myron Walden (as), Craig Handy (ts), David Weiss (t, fh), Freddie Hubbard (fh), Steve Davis (tb), Russell Malone (g), Xavier Davis (p), Dwayne Burno (b), E. J. Strickland (d)

a.     Theme For Kareem - 6:35  (Freddie Hubbard) / arr: David Weiss
     Times Square Records CD: FQTCD 1810 — On The Real Side   (2008)
b.     Take It To The Ozone - 7:37  (Freddie Hubbard) / arr: David Weiss
     Times Square Records CD: FQTCD 1810 — On The Real Side   (2008)
c.     On The Real Side - 6:25  (Freddie Hubbard) / arr: David Weiss
     Times Square Records CD: FQTCD 1810 — On The Real Side   (2008)
d.     The Intrepid Fox  (Freddie Hubbard) / arr: David Weiss

Craig Handy (ts) on a-b; Freddie Hubbard (fh) on a, c; Russell Malone (g) on c.

Group known as the New Jazz Composers Octet.


Date: March 24, 2008
Location: Bennett Studios, Englewood, NJ
Label: [private recording]

David Weiss (ldr), J. D. Allen (ts), David Weiss (t), Nir Felder (g), Luques Curtis (b), Jamire Williams (d)

a.     I Have A Dream  (Herbie Hancock)
b.     Black Comedy  (Tony Williams)
c.     Number Four  (Charles Moore)
d.     Hidden Meanings  (David Weiss)
e.     Snuck In  (Charles Moore)

Date: March 25, 2008
Location: Jazz Standard, New York City
Label: [private recording]

David Weiss (ldr), J. D. Allen (ts), David Weiss (t), Nir Felder (g), Matt Clohesy (b), Jamire Williams (d)

a. I - 01    I Have A Dream  (Herbie Hancock)
b. I - 02    Black Comedy  (Tony Williams)
c. I - 03    Number Four  (Charles Moore)
d. I - 04    Erato  (Andrew Hill)
e. I - 05    Snuck In  (Charles Moore)
f. II - 01    Revillot  (Charles Tolliver)
g. II - 02    Gravity Point  (Charles Moore)
h. II - 03    Paraphernalia  (Wayne Shorter)
i. II - 04    Hidden Meanings  (David Weiss)
j. II - 05    Snuck In  (Charles Moore)

Date: June 9, 2008
Location: Avatar Studios, New York City
Label: [private recording]

David Weiss (ldr), J. D. Allen (ts), David Weiss (t), Nir Felder (g), Luques Curtis (b), Jamire Williams (d)

a.     Gravity Point  (Charles Moore)
b.     Hidden Meanings  (David Weiss)
c.     Snuck In  (Charles Moore)
d.     Erato  (Andrew Hill)
e.     Pax  (Andrew Hill)
f.     Venture Inward  (Andrew Hill)