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Elvin Jones Discography

1948 (The age of 21)

Billy Mitchell Quintet

Thad Jones (tp) Billy Mitchell (ts) Terry Pollard (p, vib) Jimmy Richardson (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Detroit, MI, 1948
  Compulsory Dee Gee XP 4009; Savoy MG 12062
  Blue Room -
  The Zec -
  Alone Together -
* Various Artists - Swing Not Spring (Savoy MG 12062)
* Billy Mitchell Quintet (Dee Gee XP 4009)

1955 (The age of 28)

Miles Davis Quintet

Miles Davis (tp) Britt Woodman (tb) Teddy Charles (vib) Charles Mingus (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Audio-Video Studios, NYC, July 9, 1955
  Nature Boy Debut DEB 120, (D) DEP 27, 12DCD 4402-2
  Alone Together -
  There's No You Debut DEB 120, (D) DEP 28, 12DCD 4402-2
  Easy Living -
* Miles Davis - Blue Moods (Debut DEB 120; Fantasy LP 6001, LP 86001, OJC 043, OJCCD 043-2; America (F) 30 AM 6051)
= Miles Davis (Disques Swing (F) LDM 30035)
= Miles Davis - Collector's Items (Prestige PR 24022)
* Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings (Debut 12DCD 4402-2)
* Miles Davis - Blue Moods, Vol. 1 (Debut (D) DEP 27)
* Miles Davis - Blue Moods, Vol. 2 (Debut (D) DEP 28)

1956

Sahib Shihab Sextet

Eddie Bert (tb) Sahib Shihab (bars) Tommy Flanagan (p) Kenny Burrell (g) Carl Pruitt (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, May 17, 1956
CO55945 Humbug Epic LN 3339
CO55946 Southern Exposure -
* Various Artists - After Hours Jazz (Epic LN 3339)

Thad Jones Sextet

Thad Jones (tp) Billy Mitchell (ts) Tommy Flanagan (p) Kenny Burrell (g) Eddie Jones (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 9, 1956
  Billie-Doo Blue Note rejected
  Let's -
  In A Mellow Tone -
  Thedia -

J.J. Johnson Quintet

J.J. Johnson (tb) Bobby Jaspar (ts, fl) Hank Jones (p) Percy Heath (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, July 24, 1956
CO56830 I Should Care Columbia CL 973
CO56831 Overdrive Columbia CL 935
CO56832 Undecided unissued
CO56834 Angel Eyes Columbia CL 935
* J.J. Johnson/Kai Winding - Jay And Kai (Columbia CL 973)
* J.J. Johnson - J Is For Jazz (Columbia CL 935)

J.J. Johnson Quintet

J.J. Johnson (tb) Bobby Jaspar (ts, fl) Hank Jones (p) Wilbur Little (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, July 25, 1956
CO56835 Tumbling Tumbleweeds Columbia CL 935
CO56836 Cube Steak -
CO56837 Never Let Me Go -
CO56838 Solar -
* J.J. Johnson - J Is For Jazz (Columbia CL 935)

J.J. Johnson Quintet

J.J. Johnson (tb) Bobby Jaspar (ts, fl) Tommy Flanagan (p) Wilbur Little (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, July 27, 1956
CO56315 Chasin' The Bird Columbia CL 935
CO56316 Naptown U.S.A. -
CO56317 It Might As Well Be Spring -
CO56832 Undecided -
* J.J. Johnson - J Is For Jazz (Columbia CL 935)

Bobby Jaspar Quartet

Bobby Jaspar (ts, fl, cl, afl) Tommy Flanagan (p) Nobil Totah (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Paris, France, November 12, 1956
  How Deep Is The Ocean? Columbia (F) FPX 123
  Clarinescapade -
  Tutti Frutti -
  What's New? -
  Spring Is Here -
* Bobby Jaspar - Clarinescapade (Columbia (F) FPX 123)

Bobby Jaspar Quartet

Bobby Jaspar (ts, fl, cl, afl) Tommy Flanagan (p) Nobil Totah (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
Paris, France, November 14, 1956
  I Remember You Columbia (F) FPX 123
  Wee Dot -
  I Won't Dance -
* Bobby Jaspar - Clarinescapade (Columbia (F) FPX 123)

Art Farmer Quintet

Art Farmer (tp) Hank Mobley (ts) Kenny Drew (p) Addison Farmer (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 23, 1956
1019 Reminiscing New Jazz NJLP 8203
1020 By Myself -
1021 Wailin' With Hank -
1022 Ad-Dis-Un -
1023 Farmer's Market New Jazz NJLP 8203; Prestige PR 24032
1024 With Prestige -
* Art Farmer - Farmer's Market (New Jazz NJLP 8203; Fantasy OJC 398, OJCCD 398-2)
* Art Farmer - Farmer's Market (Prestige PR 24032)

1957 (The age of 30)

Thad Jones Sextet

Thad Jones (tp) Henry Coker (tb -2/4) Frank Wess (ts, fl) Tommy Flanagan (p) Eddie Jones (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, January 6, 1957
1. Bird Song Period SPL 1208
2. Cat Meets Chick -
3. Quiet Sip -
4. Ballad Medley: Flamingo / If You Are Mine / I'm Through With Love / Love Walked In Period SPL 1204; Fantasy OJCCD 1919-2
* Thad Jones - Mad Thad (Period SPL 1208; Fantasy OJCCD 1919-2)
* Sonny Rollins/Thad Jones - Sonny Rollins Plays (Period SPL 1204)

J.J. Johnson Quintet

J.J. Johnson (tb) Bobby Jaspar (ts, fl) Tommy Flanagan (p) Wilbur Little (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Red Hill Inn", NJ, January 26, 1957
  Jay's Original (Bird Song) Queen Disc (It) Q-046
  It's All Right With Me -
  Undecided -
* Mr. J.J. Johnson - Live! (Queen Disc (It) Q-046)

J.J. Johnson Quintet

J.J. Johnson (tb -1,4,5) Bobby Jaspar (ts, fl -1/3,5) Tommy Flanagan (p) Wilbur Little (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, January 29, 1957
1. CO57272 Bird Song Columbia CL 1084
2. CO57273 Joey, Joey, Joey Playboy PB 1529/30; Mosaic MR11-169
3. CO57274 It Could Happen To You Columbia CL 1084
4. CO57275 Our Love Is Here To Stay -
5. CO57276 Blue Haze -
* J.J. Johnson - Dial J.J. Five (Columbia CL 1084)
* The Playboy Jazz All Stars (Playboy PB 1529/30)
* The Complete Columbia J.J. Johnson Small Group Sessions (Mosaic MR11-169, MD7-169)

J.J. Johnson Quintet

J.J. Johnson (tb) Bobby Jaspar (ts, fl) Tommy Flanagan (p) Wilbur Little (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
NYC, January 31, 1957
CO57277 Barbados Columbia CL 1084
CO57278 In A Little Provincial Town -
CO57279 Cette Chose -
* J.J. Johnson - Dial J.J. Five (Columbia CL 1084)

Kenny Burrell Quintet

Cecil Payne (bars -1,3,4,6,7) Tommy Flanagan (p) Kenny Burrell (g) Doug Watkins (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 1, 1957
1. 1071 Perceptions Prestige PRLP 7088
2. 1072 Carol unissued
3. 1073 Drum Boogie Prestige 45-308, PRLP 7088
4. 1074 Kenny's Sound unissued
5. 1075 All Of You Prestige PRLP 7088
6. 1076 Strictly Confidential -
7. 1077 Don't Cry Baby Prestige 45-110, 45-308, PRLP 7088
* Kenny Burrell (Prestige PRLP 7088; Fantasy OJC 019, OJCCD 019-2)
= Kenny Burrell - Blue Moods (Prestige PRLP 7308)
* Kenny Burrell - Don't Cry Baby b/w Drum Boogie (Prestige 45-308)
* Kenny Burrell - Don't Cry Baby, Pt. 1&2 (Prestige 45-110)

J.J. Johnson Quintet

J.J. Johnson (tb) Bobby Jaspar (ts, fl) Tommy Flanagan (p) Wilbur Little (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, February 2, 1957
  Overdrive Queen Disc (It) Q-046
  Angel Eyes -
  Bags' Groove -
* Mr. J.J. Johnson - Live! (Queen Disc (It) Q-046)

Thad Jones Sextet

Thad Jones (tp) Benny Powell (tb) Gigi Gryce (as) Tommy Flanagan (p) George Duvivier (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 2, 1957
tk.5 Slipped Again Blue Note BLP 1546
tk.6 Going Off Stage Mosaic MQ5-172
tk.9 Let's Blue Note BLP 1546
tk.10 Ill Wind -
tk.14 Thadrack -
* The Magnificent Thad Jones, Vol. 3 (Blue Note BLP 1546)
= The Complete Blue Note/UA/Roulette Recordings Of Thad Jones (Mosaic MQ5-172, MD3-172)

The Prestige All Stars

Thad Jones (tp) Frank Wess (ts, fl) Teddy Charles (vib) Mal Waldron (p) Doug Watkins (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 16, 1957
1100 Touche Prestige PRLP 7084
1101 Potpourri -
1102 Blues Without Woe -
1103 Hello Frisco -
1104 Dakar -
1105 Embraceable You -
* The Prestige All Stars - Olio (Prestige PRLP 7084; Fantasy OJCCD 1004-2)
= Frank Wess/Thad Jones - Touche (Status ST 8310)

J.J. Johnson Quintet

J.J. Johnson (tb -1,3) Bobby Jaspar (ts, fl -1,3) Tommy Flanagan (p) Wilbur Little (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, May 14, 1957
1. CO57945 Tea Pot Columbia CL 1084
2. CO57946 So Sorry Please -
3. CO57947 Old Devil Moon -
* J.J. Johnson - Dial J.J. Five (Columbia CL 1084)

Paul Chambers Quintet

Donald Byrd (tp -1/6) Clifford Jordan (ts -1/6) Tommy Flanagan (p) Paul Chambers (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 19, 1957
1. tk.3 Four Strings Blue Note BLP 1564
2. tk.4 Four Strings (alt. take) Blue Note CDP 7243 8 52441-2
3. tk.8 Minor Run-Down Blue Note BLP 1564
4. tk.9 Beauteous -
5. tk.12 What's New? -
6. tk.15 The Hand Of Love -
7. tk.16 Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise -
* Paul Chambers Quintet (Blue Note BLP 1564, CDP 7243 8 52441-2)

Bobby Jaspar Quintet

Idrees Sulieman (tp) Bobby Jaspar (ts, fl) George Wallington (p) Wilbur Little (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, May 23, 1957
  Seven Up Riverside RLP 12-240
  Doublemint -
  Before Dawn -
* Bobby Jaspar With George Wallington, Idrees Sulieman (Riverside RLP 12-240; Fantasy OJCCD 1788-2)

Bobby Jaspar Quartet

Bobby Jaspar (ts, fl) George Wallington (p) Wilbur Little (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, May 28, 1957
  Sweet Blanche Riverside RLP 12-240
  My Old Flame -
  All Of You Riverside RLP 12-240, RLP 12-272
  The Fuzz Riverside RLP 12-243
* Bobby Jaspar With George Wallington, Idrees Sulieman (Riverside RLP 12-240; Fantasy OJCCD 1788-2)
* Various Artists - 8 Ways To Jazz: Cole Porter Compositions (Riverside RLP 12-272)
* Various Artists - Blues For Tomorrow (Riverside RLP 12-243; Fantasy OJC 030, OJCCD 030-2)

Tommy Flanagan Trio

Tommy Flanagan (p) Wilbur Little (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Stockholm, Sweden, August 15, 1957
1394 Relaxin' At Camarillo Metronome (Swd) MEP 312; Prestige PRLP 7134
1393 Chelsea Bridge -
  Eclypso -
  Beat's Up Metronome (Swd) MEP 313; Prestige PRLP 7134
  Skal Brothers -
  Little Rock -
tk.1 Verdandi Metronome (Swd) MEP 311; Prestige PRLP 7134
tk.3 Dalarna -
tk.2 Willow Weep For Me -
- Dalarna (alt. take) Dragon (Swd) DRLP 87; Fantasy OJCCD 1033-2
- Verdandi (alt. take) -
tk.1 Willow Weep For Me (alt. take) -
* Tommy Flanagan - Overseas (Prestige PRLP 7134, PR 7632; Fantasy OJCCD 1033-2)
= Tommy Flanagan Trio In Stockholm 1957 (Dragon (Swd) DRLP 87)
* Tommy Flanagan Trio (Metronome (Swd) MEP 312)
* Tommy Flanagan Trio (Metronome (Swd) MEP 313)
* Tommy Flanagan Trio (Metronome (Swd) MEP 311)

The Prestige All Stars

Idrees Sulieman (tp) Jimmy Cleveland (tb) Cecil Payne (bars) Tommy Flanagan (p) Doug Watkins (b) Elvin Jones (d) Alonzo Levister (arr)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 25, 1957
1374 Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child New Jazz NJLP 8202
1375 Down By The Riverside -
* The Prestige All Stars - Roots (New Jazz NJLP 8202; Fantasy OJC 062, OJCCD 062-2)

Sonny Rollins Trio

Sonny Rollins (ts) Wilbur Ware (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, evening set, November 3, 1957
tk.6 A Night In Tunisia (evening) Blue Note BN-LA 475-H2, (J) K18P 9277
tk.7 Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise (alt. take) -
tk.8 Four Blue Note BN-LA 475-H2, (J) K18P 9278
tk.9 Woody'n You -
tk.10 That Ol' Devil Moon Blue Note BLP 1581
tk.11 What Is This Thing Called Love? Blue Note BN-LA 475-H2, (J) K18P 9277
tk.12 Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise Blue Note BLP 1581
tk.13 Sonnymoon For Two Blue Note 45-1698, BLP 1581
tk.14 I Can't Get Started Blue Note BLP 1581
tk.15 I'll Remember April Blue Note BN-LA 475-H2, (J) K18P 9278
tk.16 Get Happy (long version) -
tk.17 Striver's Row Blue Note BLP 1581, BN-LA 401-H2
tk.18 All The Things You Are Blue Note BN-LA 475-H2, (J) K18P 9278
tk.19 Get Happy (short version) -
tk.20 Striver's Row rejected
* Sonny Rollins - More From The Vanguard (Blue Note BN-LA 475-H2)
* Sonny Rollins - A Night At The Village Vanguard, Vol. 2 (Blue Note (J) K18P 9277, (J) BNJ 61014)
* Sonny Rollins - A Night At The Village Vanguard, Vol. 3 (Blue Note (J) K18P 9278, (J) BNJ 61015)
* Sonny Rollins - A Night At The Village Vanguard (Blue Note BLP 1581, BST 81581 (pseudo stereo))
* Sonny Rollins Best Album (Blue Note BN-LA 401-H2)
* Sonny Rollins - Sonnymoon For Two, Pt. 1&2 (Blue Note 45-1698)

Sonny Red Quartet

Sonny Red (as) Pepper Adams (bars) Wynton Kelly (p) Doug Watkins (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Chicago, IL, November 12, 1957
  Stop Savoy MG 12123
  Watkins Production Regent MG 6069
  Redd's Head -
* Various Artists - Jazz Is Busting Out All Over! (Savoy MG 12123)
* Art Pepper/Sonny Red - Two Altos (Regent MG 6069; Savoy MG 12215)

Pepper Adams Quintet

Bernard McKinney (euph) Pepper Adams (bars) Hank Jones (p) George Duvivier (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, November 19, 1957
  Bloos, Blooze, Blues Regent MG 6066
  Seein' Red -
  Like... What's This -
  Skippy -
* The Cool Sound Of Pepper Adams (Regent MG 6066; Savoy MG 12211)

Red Rodney Quintet

Red Rodney (tp) Ira Sullivan (tp, ts) Tommy Flanagan (p) Oscar Pettiford (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, November 24, 1957
  Box 2000 Signal S 1206; Savoy MG 12148
  Red Arrow -
  Ubas -
* Red Rodney 1957 (Signal S 1206)
* Red Rodney - Fiery (Savoy MG 12148)

1958

Mal Waldron Sextet

Art Farmer (tp) Eric Dixon (fl) Calo Scott (vlc) Mal Waldron (p) Julian Euell (b) Elvin Jones (d) Elaine Waldron (vo -4,5)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 31, 1958
1. 1449 Tensions New Jazz NJLP 8201
2. 1450 Ollie's Caravan -
3. 1451 The Cattin' Toddler -
4. 1452 Portrait Of A Young Mother -
5. 1453 For Every Man There's A Woman -
* Mal Waldron - Mal/3: Sounds (New Jazz NJLP 8201; Fantasy OJCCD 1814-2)

The Jones Brothers

Thad Jones (tp, flh) Hank Jones (p, org) Eddie Jones (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, March 24, 1958
  Nice And Nasty Metro Jazz E 1003
  Keepin' Up With The Joneses -
  Three And One -
  Sput 'N' Jeff -
  It Had To Be You -
  On The Alamo -
  There Is No Greater Love -
* The Jones Brothers - Keeping Up With The Joneses (Metro Jazz E 1003, SL 3008)

Pepper Adams - Jimmy Knepper Quintet

Jimmy Knepper (tb) Pepper Adams (bars) Wynton Kelly (p) Doug Watkins (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, March 25, 1958
58-XY-413ST Minor Catastrophe Metro Jazz E 1004
58-XY-414ST All Too Soon -
58-XY-415ST Primrose Path -
58-XY-416ST Beau Bien -
58-XY-417ST Adams In The Apple -
58-XY-418ST I Didn't Know About You -
58-XY-419ST Riverside Drive -
* Pepper Adams/Jimmy Knepper - The Pepper - Knepper Quintet (Metro Jazz E 1004)

Pepper Adams Quintet

Donald Byrd (tp -1,3/5) Pepper Adams (bars) Bobby Timmons (p) Doug Watkins (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Five Spot Cafe", NYC, April 15, 1958
1. 'Tis (theme) Riverside RLP 12-265
2. You're My Thrill -
3. The Long Two/Four -
4. Hastings Street Bounce -
5. Yourna -
* Pepper Adams - 10 To 4 At The 5 Spot (Riverside RLP 12-265, RLP 1104; Fantasy OJC 031, OJCCD 031-2)
= Donald Byrd - Young Byrd (Milestone M 47044)

Bennie Green Sextet

Bennie Green (tb, vo) Gene Ammons, Billy Root (ts) Sonny Clark (p) Ike Isaacs (b) Elvin Jones (d) Babs Gonzales (vo -2,4,5)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 28, 1958
1. tk.2 Lullaby Of The Doomed Blue Note 45-1709, BLP 1599, BST 81599
2. tk.5 We Wanna Cook -
3. tk.9 That's All Blue Note 45-1708, BLP 1599, BST 81599
4. tk.12 Soul Strrin' (stereo take) Blue Note BST 81599, CDP 7243 8 59381-2
5. tk.12/13 Soul Strrin' (mono take) Blue Note 45-1708, BLP 1599, (J) BNJ 61008/10
6. tk.15 B.G. Mambo Blue Note BLP 1599, BST 81599
7. tk.19 Black Pearl -
* Bennie Green - Soul Stirrin' (Blue Note BLP 1599, CDP 7243 8 59381-2)
* Bennie Green - Soul Stirrin' (Blue Note BST 81599)
* Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 1500 Series (Blue Note (J) BNJ 61008/10)
* Bennie Green - We Wanna Cook b/w Lullaby Of The Doomed (Blue Note 45-1709)
* Bennie Green - Soul Strrin' b/w That's All (Blue Note 45-1708)

The Mitchell-Ruff Duo Plus Strings And Brass

Julius Baker (ob) Dwike Mitchell (p) Milt Hinton (b) Willie Ruff (b, frh) Elvin Jones (d) unidentified woodwinds and strings
NYC, May 13, 1958
  Ol' Man River Roulette R 52013
  I Got Rhythm -
  Fascinating Rhythm -
  Bess, You Is My Woman Now -
  It Ain't Necessarily So -
  Miss Otis Regrets -
  Old Devil Moon -
  When I Fall In Love -
  The Thrill Is Gone -
  My Ship -
  Black Is The Color -
* The Mitchell-Ruff Duo - Plus Strings And Brass (Roulette R 52013, SR 52013)

Aaron Bell Quartet

Tyree Glenn (vib) Hank Jones (p) Aaron Bell (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, July 2, 1958
J2PB5093 Kumquat RCA Victor LPM 1876
J2PB5094 Satin Doll -
J2PB5095 Just Squeeze Me unissued
J2PB5096 Where Or When -
* Aaron Bell - After The Party's Over (RCA Victor LPM 1876, LSP 1876)

Lambert, Hendricks And Ross

Tommy Flanagan (p) Joe Benjamin (b) Elvin Jones (d) Jon Hendricks, Dave Lambert, Annie Ross (vo)
Los Angeles, CA, October 1, 1958
  Jackie World Pacific WP 1264
* Lambert, Hendricks And Ross - The Swingers! (World Pacific WP 1264, ST 1025; Affinity (E) AFF 131)

Steve Lacy Quartet

Steve Lacy (ss) Mal Waldron (p) Buell Neidlinger (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 17, 1958
1618 Hornin' In New Jazz NJLP 8206
1619 Skippy -
1620 Reflections -
1621 Four In One -
1622 Bye-Ya -
1623 Ask Me Now -
1624 Let's Call This -
* Steve Lacy - Reflections (New Jazz NJLP 8206; Fantasy OJC 063, OJCCD 063-2)

Hank Jones Quartet

Hank Jones (p) Kenny Burrell (g) Milt Hinton (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, late 1958
  Summertime Capitol T 1175
  There's A Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon For New York -
  My Man's Gone Now -
  A Woman Is A Sometime Thing -
  Bess, You Is My Woman Now -
  It Ain't Necessarily So -
  I Got Plenty O' Nuttin' -
  I Can't Sit Down -
  Oh Bess, Oh Where's My Bess? -
  I Ain't Got No Shame -
* Swingin' Impression By Hank Jones - Porgy And Bess (Capitol T 1175)

Aaron Bell Sextet

Seldon Powell (ts, fl) Eddie Costa (vib) Ray Bryant (p) Kenny Burrell (g) Aaron Bell (b) Osie Johnson or Elvin Jones (d)
probably NYC, 1958
  Peter Gunn Lion L 70112
  The Floater -
  Brief And Breezy -
  Brothers Go To Mothers -
  Fallout -
  Sorta Blue -
  Dreamsville -
  A Profound Gass -
  Soft Sounds -
  Session At Pete's Pad -
* Aaron Bell - Music From "Peter Gunn" (Lion L 70112, SL 70112)

1959

Harry Lookofsky Quintet

Bob Brookmeyer (vtb) Harry Lookofsky (vln) Hank Jones (p) Paul Chambers (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, January 20, 1959
3310 Moose The Mooche Atlantic 5004, LP 1319
3311 Dancing On The Grave Atlantic LP 1319
3312 Champagne Blues -
3313 Little Willie Leaps -
3314 Give Me A Simple Life -
* Harry Lookofsky - Stringsville (Atlantic LP 1319, SD 1319)
* Harry Lookofsky - Moose The Mooche b/w Move (Atlantic 5004)

Gil Evans And His Orchestra

Johnny Coles, Louis Mucci, Danny Styles (tp) Jimmy Cleveland, Curtis Fuller, Rod Levitt (tb) Earl Chapin (frh) Bill Barber (tu) Steve Lacy (ss) Budd Johnson (ts, cl) Eddie Caine (woodwinds) Gil Evans (p, arr, cond) Ray Crawford (g) Tommy Potter (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, February 5, 1959
  Ballad Of The Sad Young Men World Pacific WP 1270
  Joy Spring -
  Chant Of The Weed -
  La Nevada (theme) -
  La Nevada (theme) (short version) World Pacific WP 1289
* Gil Evans - Great Jazz Standards (World Pacific WP 1270, ST 1270, ST 1027)
= Gil Evans - America's #1 Arranger (Pacific Jazz PJ 28, ST 28)
= Gil Evans - Pacific Standard Time (Blue Note BN-LA 461-H2)
* Various Artists - Swingin' Like Sixty, Vol. 1: The Singers/The Swingers (World Pacific WP 1289)

Clarence "Big" Miller

Pat Brooks (tp) Jimmy Cleveland (tb) Phil Woods (as) Zoot Sims (ts) Al Cohn (bars) Jimmy Jones (p) Turk Van Lake, Chuck Wayne (g) Chet Amsterdam (b) Elvin Jones (d) Big Miller (vo)
NYC, February, 1959
  Five O'Clock Blues United Artists UAL 3047
  Good Old Guy -
  Red Sun Blues -
  Cool Saturday Night -
* Big Miller - Did You Ever Hear The Blues? (United Artists UAL 3047, UAS 6047)

Tommy Flanagan Trio

Tommy Flanagan (p) Joe Benjamin (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, March 10, 1959
  America Blue Note (J) GP 3186
  Lonely Town -
  Tonight -
  It's Love -
  Lucky To Be Me -
  Glitter And Be Gay -
  Make Our Garden Grow -
* Tommy Flanagan - Lonely Town (Blue Note (J) GP 3186)

Curtis Fuller Sextet

Lee Morgan (tp) Curtis Fuller (tb) Hank Mobley (ts) Tommy Flanagan (p) Paul Chambers (b) Elvin Jones (d) Benny Golson (arr -1,4,6,7) Gigi Gryce (arr -2,3,5)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, March 12, 1959
1. Bit Of Heaven United Artists UAL 4041
2. Down Home -
3. Down Home (alt. take) Mosaic MR5-166
4. When Lights Are Low United Artists UAL 4041
5. C.T.A. -
6. Bongo Bop -
7. I Wonder Where Our Love Has Gone -
* Curtis Fuller - Sliding Easy (United Artists UAL 4041, UAS 5041)
* The Complete Blue Note/United Artists Curtis Fuller Sessions (Mosaic MR5-166, MD3-166)

Kenny Burrell Quartet

Tommy Flanagan (p) Kenny Burrell (g) George Duvivier (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 12, 1959
tk.3 Sugar Hill Blue Note rejected
tk.11 Squeeze Me -
tk.17 Soft Winds -

Art Farmer Tentet

Art Farmer, Lee Morgan, Ernie Royal (tp) Wayne Andre, Jimmy Cleveland, Curtis Fuller (tb) Julius Watkins (frh) Don Butterfield (tu) Percy Heath (b) Elvin Jones (d) Benny Golson (arr)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, May 14, 1959
  Nica's Dream United Artists UAL 4047
  Autumn Leaves -
  Stella By Starlight -
* Art Farmer - Brass Shout (United Artists UAL 4047, UAS 5047)

Randy Weston Octet

Bennie Green, Slide Hampton, Frank Rehak (tb) Melba Liston (tb, arr) Randy Weston (p) Peck Morrison (b) Elvin Jones (d) Willie Rodriguez (cga)
NYC, May, 1959
  We're Ladies United Artists UAL 4045
  I Know Your Kind United Artists UAL 4045; Blue Note BN-LA 598-H2
  Rose Lovejoy Of Paradise Alley United Artists UAL 4045
  Anyone Would Love You -
  Once Knew A Fella United Artists UAL 4045; Blue Note BN-LA 598-H2
  Once Knew A Fella (repeat track) United Artists UAL 4045
  Every Once In A While United Artists UAL 4045; Blue Note BN-LA 598-H2
  Fair Warning United Artists UAL 4045
  Are You Ready Gyp Watson? -
  I Say Hello United Artists UAL 4045; Blue Note BN-LA 598-H2
  That Ring On The Finger United Artists UAL 4045
* Randy Weston - Destry Rides Again (United Artists UAL 4045, UAS 5045)
* Randy Weston - Little Niles (Blue Note BN-LA 598-H2)

Herb Geller Quintet With Barbara Long

Thad Jones (tp) Herb Geller (as) Hank Jones (p) Scott LaFaro (b) Elvin Jones (d) Barbara Long (vo -1,2)
NYC, June 9, 1959
1. 3542 Mama's Talkin' Soft Atco LP 33-109
2. 3543 Everything's Coming Up Roses -
3. 3544 Together Wherever We Go -
* Herb Geller And His All Stars Play Selections From Jule Styne And Stephen Sondheim's Music For "Gypsy" (Atco LP 33-109, SD 33-109)

Herb Geller Quintet With Barbara Long

Thad Jones (tp) Herb Geller (as) Billy Taylor (p) Scott LaFaro (b) Elvin Jones (d) Barbara Long (vo -1)
NYC, June 10, 1959
1. 3545 Small World Atco LP 33-109
2. 3546 Some People -
3. 3547 You'll Never Get Away From Me -
4. 3548 Little Lamb -
5. 3549 Cow Song -
* Herb Geller And His All Stars Play Selections From Jule Styne And Stephen Sondheim's Music For "Gypsy" (Atco LP 33-109, SD 33-109)

Harry Lookofsky Quintet

Bob Brookmeyer (vtb) Harry Lookofsky (vln, vla, tenor vln) Hank Jones (p) Milt Hinton (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, June 22, 1959
3568 Move Atlantic 5004, LP 1319
3569 I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart Atlantic LP 1319
3570 'Round Midnight -
* Harry Lookofsky - Stringsville (Atlantic LP 1319, SD 1319)
* Harry Lookofsky - Moose The Mooche b/w Move (Atlantic 5004)

John Coltrane Band

Freddie Hubbard (tp) John Coltrane, Wayne Shorter (ts) Tommy Flanagan, Cedar Walton (p) Ahmed Abdul-Malik, George Tucker (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Birdland", NYC, September, 1959
  Moment's Notice rejected
  Giant Steps -
  Naima -
  unknown title -

Thad Jones Sextet

Thad Jones (flh, cor) Al Grey (tb) Billy Mitchell (ts) Tommy Flanagan (p) Paul Chambers (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, October 24 & 31, 1959
  Let's Play One United Artists UAL 4025
  Minor On Top -
  Like Old Times -
  No Refill -
* Thad Jones - Motor City Scene (United Artists UAL 4025, UAS 5025)
= The Complete Blue Note/UA/Roulette Recordings Of Thad Jones (Mosaic MQ5-172, MD3-172)

Gil Evans Orchestra

Bernie Glow, Taft Jordan, Louis Mucci, Ernie Royal (tp) Miles Davis (flh, tp) Dick Hixson, Frank Rehak (tb) John Barrows, Jim Buffington, Earl Chapin (frh) Jimmy McAllister (tu) Albert Block, Eddie Caine (fl) Harold Feldman (ob, cl) Danny Bank (bcl) Janet Putman (harp) Paul Chambers (b) Jimmy Cobb (d) Elvin Jones (per) Gil Evans (arr, cond)
Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, November 15, 1959
CO63971 Concerto De Aranjuez (alt. take) Columbia/Legacy CXK 67397
* The Complete Miles Davis-Gil Evans Studio Recordings (Columbia/Legacy CXK 67397)

Gil Evans Orchestra

Bernie Glow, Taft Jordan, Louis Mucci, Ernie Royal (tp) Miles Davis (flh, tp) Dick Hixson, Frank Rehak (tb) John Barrows, Jim Buffington, Earl Chapin (frh) Jimmy McAllister (tu) Albert Block, Eddie Caine (fl) Harold Feldman (ob, cl) Danny Bank (bcl) Janet Putman (harp) Paul Chambers (b) Jimmy Cobb (d) Elvin Jones (per) Gil Evans (arr, cond): same personnel
Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, November 20, 1959
CO63971 Concerto De Aranjuez Columbia CL 1480
* Miles Davis - Sketches Of Spain (Columbia CL 1480, CS 8271, PC 8271; Columbia/Legacy CJ 40578, CK 40578)

Jimmy Forrest Quintet

Jimmy Forrest (ts -1/8,10/12) Harold Mabern (p) Grant Green (g) Gene Ramey (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Chicago, IL, December 10, 1959
1. All The Gin Is Gone Delmark DL 404
2. 59505 Laura -
3. 59503 Myra -
4. Caravan -
5. Sunkenfoal -
6. 59504 Dog It Delmark DL 427
7. 59502 These Foolish Things -
8. Sunkenfoal (alt. take) -
9. 59501 But Beautiful -
10. All The Gin Is Gone (alt. take) -
11. These Foolish Things (alt. take) Delmark DD 427
12. Jungle Bungle unissued
* Jimmy Forrest - All The Gin Is Gone (Delmark DL 404, DD 404)
* Jimmy Forrest - Black Forrest (Delmark DL 427, DD 427)

Jimmy Forrest Quartet

Jimmy Forrest (ts) Harold Mabern (p) Gene Ramey (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Chicago, IL, December 12, 1959
  You Go To My Head (alt. take) Delmark DD 404
59508 What's New? Delmark DL 404
  Black Forrest Delmark DL 427
59506 You Go To My Head -
  Black Forrest (alt. take) -
  What's New? (alt. take) -
59507 Bluzinbee unissued
* Jimmy Forrest - All The Gin Is Gone (Delmark DL 404, DD 404)
* Jimmy Forrest - Black Forrest (Delmark DL 427, DD 427)

Bob Wilber's Music Minus One

Irving "Marky" Markowitz (tp) Lou McGarity (tb) Bob Wilber (ts, cl) Hank Jones (p) Barry Galbraith (g) George Duvivier (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, 1959
  Witchcraft Music Minus One MMO 1004
  One For My Baby -
  The Christmas Song -
  After You've Gone -
  Tenderly -
  Why Don't You Do Right? -
  Manhattan -
  I'm Glad There Is You -
  What A Difference A Day Makes -
  Sentimental Journey -
* Bob Wilber All Star Band - Sing Or Play With A Band (Music Minus One MMO 1004)

 

same session
  You Make Me Feel So Young Music Minus One MMO 1013
  Ain't Misbehavin' -
  Fools Rush In -
  Makin' Whoopee -
  When The Sun Comes Out -
  Love Me Or Leave Me -
  You're Driving Me Crazy -
  Day In, Day Out -
  Our Waltz -
  Little White Lies -
* Bob Wilber All Star Band - Sing With A Band (Music Minus One MMO 1013)

Debby Moore

Harry "Sweets" Edison (tp) Jimmy Jones (p) Barry Galbraith (g) George Duvivier (b) Elvin Jones (d) Debby Moore (vo)
NYC, 1959
  No Lovin' No Nothin' Top Rank LP 12-301
  I Love Him So -
  Hallelujah -
  How Come You Do Me Like You Do? -
  Why Don't You Do Right? -
  My Baby Loves Me True -
  I'm Travelin' Light -
  Baby, Won't You Please Come Home? -
  Sent For You Yesterday -
  Nothing But Trouble On My Mind -
  See See Rider -
  Come On Home To Me -
  Five Months, Two Weeks, Two Days -
* Debby Moore - My Kind Of Blues (Top Rank LP 12-301, ST 12-301)

1960

Julian Priester Quintet

Julian Priester (tb) Jimmy Heath (ts -1,2,4,6,7) Tommy Flanagan (p) Sam Jones (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, January 11, 1960
1. 24-Hour Leave Riverside RLP 12-316
2. The End -
3. 1239-A -
4. Just Friends -
5. Bob T's Blues -
6. Under The Surface -
7. Once In A While -
8. Julian's Tune -
* Julian Priester - Keep Swingin' (Riverside RLP 12-316, RLP 1163; Fantasy OJCCD 1863-2)

Harry Edison Quintet

Harry "Sweets" Edison (tp) Jimmy Forrest (ts) Tommy Flanagan (p) Tommy Potter (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, February 12, 1960
  Witchcraft Roulette R 52041
  Blue Skies -
  I'm Confessin' That I Love You -
  Ain't Misbehavin' -
  Candied Sweets -
  They Can't Take That Away From Me -
  Tea For Two -
  There Is No Greater Love -
  Twenty-Forty -
  It's Easy To Remember -
  Sweetcakes -
  Angel Eyes -
* Harry Edison - Patented By Edison (Roulette R 52041, SR 52041)

Gil Evans Orchestra

Johnny Coles, Bernie Glow, Ernie Royal (tp) Miles Davis (flh, tp) Dick Hixson, Frank Rehak (tb) Jim Buffington, Tony Miranda, Joe Singer (frh) Bill Barber (tu) Albert Block, Harold Feldman (fl) Romeo Penque (ob) Jack Knitzer (basn) Danny Bank (bcl) Janet Putman (harp) Paul Chambers (b) Jimmy Cobb (d) Elvin Jones (per) Gil Evans (arr, cond)
Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, March 10, 1960
CO64558-2 The Pan Piper Columbia CL 1480
* Miles Davis - Sketches Of Spain (Columbia CL 1480, CS 8271, PC 8271; Columbia/Legacy CJ 40578, CK 40578)

Gil Evans Orchestra

Johnny Coles, Bernie Glow, Louis Mucci, Ernie Royal (tp) Miles Davis (flh, tp) Dick Hixson, Frank Rehak (tb) Jim Buffington, Tony Miranda, Joe Singer (frh) Bill Barber (tu) Albert Block, Harold Feldman (fl) Romeo Penque (ob) Jack Knitzer (basn) Danny Bank (bcl) Janet Putman (harp) Paul Chambers (b) Jimmy Cobb (d) Elvin Jones (per) Gil Evans (arr, cond): add Louis Mucci (tp)
Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, March 11, 1960
CO64559-5 Song Of Our Country Columbia KC2 36472
CO64560 Solea Columbia CL 1480
CO64561 Will O' The Wisp -
CO64562-2 Saeta -
* Miles Davis - Directions (Columbia KC2 36472)
* Miles Davis - Sketches Of Spain (Columbia CL 1480, CS 8271, PC 8271; Columbia/Legacy CJ 40578, CK 40578)

Lionel Hampton Quintet

Lionel Hampton (vib, xyl, cel) Tommy Flanagan (p) Billy Mackel (g) George Duvivier (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, March 23, 1960
CO64290 Blue Moon Columbia CL 1486
CO64291? I Can't Get Started Columbia CL 1765
* Lionel Hampton - Silver Vibes (Columbia CL 1486, CS 8277)
* Various Artists - Who's Who In Jazz (Columbia CL 1765, CS 8565)

Art Blakey - Philly Joe Jones - Elvin Jones - Charlie Persip

Charles Greenlee (tb) Sonny Red (as) Tommy Flanagan (p) Ron Carter (b) Elvin Jones, Charlie Persip (d) Art Blakey (d -1,2,4) Philly Joe Jones (d -2,3)
"Birdland", NYC, April 25, 1960
1. El Sino Roulette R 52049
2. Drum Ensemble Vogue (F) 600107
3. Tune Up -
4. A Night In Tunisia -
* Various Artists - Gretsch Drum Night At Birdland (Roulette R 52049, SR 52049)
* Various Artists - Drum Night At Birdland (Vogue (F) 600107)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Steve Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, October 21, 1960
5118 Village Blues Atlantic LP 1354
- Village Blues (alt. take) Rhino R2 71984
5119 Equinox Atlantic rejected
5120 My Favorite Things Atlantic LP 1361, SD 1528, SD 1541, SD 2-313
5121 The Night Has A Thousand Eyes Atlantic rejected
5400 My Favorite Things, Pt. 1 Atlantic 5012
5401 My Favorite Things, Pt. 2 -
* John Coltrane - Coltrane Jazz (Atlantic LP 1354, SD 1354)
* John Coltrane - My Favorite Things (Atlantic LP 1361, SD 1361)
* Various Artists - Jazz Super Hits (Atlantic SD 1528)
* The Best Of John Coltrane (Atlantic SD 1541)
* The Art Of John Coltrane (Atlantic SD 2-313)
* John Coltrane - The Heavyweight Champion (Rhino R2 71984)
* John Coltrane - My Favorite Things, Pt. 1&2 (Atlantic 5012)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts -1/6) McCoy Tyner (p) Steve Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, afternoon, October 24, 1960
1. 5126 Central Park West Atlantic LP 1419, SD 1541, SD 2-313
2. 5127 Mr. Syms Atlantic LP 1382
3. 5128 Untitled Original (Exotica) Atlantic SD 1553
4. 5129 Summertime Atlantic LP 1361
5. 5130-1 Body And Soul (alt. take) Atlantic (J) P 6128A
6. 5130-2 Body And Soul Atlantic LP 1419, SD 2-313
7. 5131 Lazy Bird Atlantic SD 1696
8. 5132 In Your Own Sweet Way -
* John Coltrane - Coltrane's Sound (Atlantic LP 1419, SD 1419)
* The Best Of John Coltrane (Atlantic SD 1541)
* The Art Of John Coltrane (Atlantic SD 2-313)
* John Coltrane - Coltrane Plays The Blues (Atlantic LP 1382, SD 1382)
* John Coltrane - The Coltrane Legacy (Atlantic SD 1553)
* John Coltrane - My Favorite Things (Atlantic LP 1361, SD 1361)
* John Coltrane - Alternate Takes (Atlantic (J) P 6128A, SD 1668)
* Chick Corea - Herbie Hancock - Keith Jarrett - McCoy Tyner (Atlantic SD 1696)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Steve Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
NYC, evening, October 24, 1960
5133 Mr. Knight Atlantic LP 1382, SD 2-313
5134-1 Blues To Elvin (take 1) Rhino R2 71984
5134-2 Blues To Elvin (take 2) -
5134-3 Blues To Elvin (take 3) -
5134-4 Blues To Elvin (take 4) Atlantic LP 1382
5135 Mr. Day -
5136-1 Blues To You (take 1) Rhino R2 71984
5136-2 Blues To You (take 2) -
5136-3 Blues To You (take 3) Atlantic LP 1382
5137 Blues To Bechet Atlantic LP 1382, SD 2-313
5138 Satellite Atlantic LP 1419
* John Coltrane - Coltrane Plays The Blues (Atlantic LP 1382, SD 1382)
* The Art Of John Coltrane (Atlantic SD 2-313)
* John Coltrane - Coltrane's Sound (Atlantic LP 1419, SD 1419)
* John Coltrane - The Heavyweight Champion (Rhino R2 71984)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Steve Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
NYC, October 26, 1960
5139 Everytime We Say Goodbye Atlantic LP 1361
5140 26-2 Atlantic SD 1553
5141 But Not For Me Atlantic LP 1361
5142 Liberia Atlantic LP 1419
5143 The Night Has A Thousand Eyes -
5144 Equinox Atlantic LP 1419, SD 1559
* John Coltrane - My Favorite Things (Atlantic LP 1361, SD 1361)
* John Coltrane - The Coltrane Legacy (Atlantic SD 1553)
* John Coltrane - Coltrane's Sound (Atlantic LP 1419, SD 1419)
* Various Artists - Jazz Super Hits, Vol. 2 (Atlantic SD 1559)

Gil Evans Orchestra

Johnny Coles, Phil Sunkel (tp) Keg Johnson, Jimmy Knepper (tb) Tony Studd (btb) Bill Barber (tu) Bob Tricarico (basn, fl, picc) Eddie Caine (as, fl, picc) Budd Johnson (ts, ss) Gil Evans (p, arr, cond) Ray Crawford (g) Ron Carter (b) Elvin Jones, Charlie Persip (d, per)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 18 & 30, 1960
  Where Flamingos Fly Impulse A 4
  Stratusphunk -
  Sunken Treasure -
  Sister Sadie Impulse IA 9340-2, IMPD 186
* Gil Evans - Out Of The Cool (Impulse A 4, IMPD 186)
= Gil Evans/Gary McFarland - The Dedication Series, Vol. IX: The Great Arrangers (Impulse IA 9340-2)

Gil Evans Orchestra

Johnny Coles, Phil Sunkel (tp) Keg Johnson, Jimmy Knepper (tb) Tony Studd (btb) Bill Barber (tu) Bob Tricarico (basn, fl, picc) Ray Beckenstein (as, fl, picc) Budd Johnson (ts, ss) Gil Evans (p, arr, cond) Ray Crawford (g) Ron Carter (b) Elvin Jones, Charlie Persip (d, per): Ray Beckenstein (as, fl, picc) replaces Caine
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 10 & 15, 1960
  La Nevada (theme) Impulse A 4
  Bilbao Song -
* Gil Evans - Out Of The Cool (Impulse A 4, IMPD 186)
= Gil Evans/Gary McFarland - The Dedication Series, Vol. IX: The Great Arrangers (Impulse IA 9340-2)

Bill Henderson With The Count Basie Band

Nat Adderley (cor) Clark Terry, Snooky Young (tp) Jimmy Cleveland, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell (tb) Frank Foster, Charlie Fowlkes, Billy Mitchell, Marshall Royal, Frank Wess (sax) Tommy Flanagan (p) Freddie Green (g) Milt Hinton (b) Elvin Jones (d) Bill Henderson (vo)
Chicago, IL, December 19, 1960
61-1829 Hooray For Love Vee-Jay VJS 3055, NVJ2-912
61-1830 My, How The Time Goes By Vee-Jay VJ 391, VJLP 1031, NVJ2-912
  Never Will I Marry Vee-Jay VJS 3055, NVJ2-912
* Bill Henderson - Please Send Me Someone To Love (Vee-Jay VJS 3055)
* Bill Henderson (Vee-Jay VJLP 1031, VJSR 1031)
* Bill Henderson - His Complete Vee-Jay Recordings, Vol. 2 (Vee-Jay NVJ2-912)
* Bill Henderson With The Count Basie Band (no details) (Vee-Jay VJ 391)

Bill Henderson

Tommy Flanagan (p) Freddie Green (g) Milt Hinton (b) Elvin Jones (d) Bill Henderson (vo)
Chicago, IL, December 20, 1960
61-1835 Love Is A Bug Vee-Jay VJS 3055, NVJ2-912
61-1836 Royal Garden Blues -
61-1837 Skylark -
61-1838 Twelfth Of Never Vee-Jay VJLP 1031, NVJ2-912
* Bill Henderson - Please Send Me Someone To Love (Vee-Jay VJS 3055)
* Bill Henderson (Vee-Jay VJLP 1031, VJSR 1031)
* Bill Henderson - His Complete Vee-Jay Recordings, Vol. 2 (Vee-Jay NVJ2-912)

Barry Harris Trio

Barry Harris (p) Joe Benjamin (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, December 21, 1960, January 19, 1961
  My Heart Stood Still Riverside RLP 354
  Preminado -
  There's No One But You -
  One Down -
  It's The Talk Of The Town -
  Play Carol Play -
  What Is This Thing Called Love? -
* Barry Harris - Preminado (Riverside RLP 354, RS 9354; Fantasy OJC 486, OJCCD 486-2)

1961

Philly Joe Jones - Elvin Jones Septet

Blue Mitchell (tp) Curtis Fuller (tb) Hank Mobley (ts) Wynton Kelly (p) Paul Chambers (b) Elvin Jones, Philly Joe Jones (d)
NYC, February 2, 1961
5327 Le Roi Atlantic LP 1428
5328 Brown Sugar -
5329 Beau-Ty -
* Elvin Jones/Philly Joe Jones - Together! (Atlantic LP 1428, SD 1428)

Clifford Jordan - Sonny Red Quintet

Sonny Red (as) Clifford Jordan (ts) Ronnie Matthews (p -1,2,8) Tommy Flanagan (p -3/7) Art Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, February 14, 1961
1. Cumberland Court Jazzland JLP 40
2. A Story Tale -
3. You're Driving Me Crazy -
4. Defiance -
5. Prints -
6. Hip Pockets -
7. They Say It's Wonderful -
8. If I Didn't Care -
* Clifford Jordan/Sonny Red - A Story Tale (Jazzland JLP 40, JLP 940)
= Clifford Jordan - Mosaic (Milestone MCD 47092-2)

John Coltrane Orchestra

Freddie Hubbard, Booker Little (tp) Jim Buffington, Donald Carrado, Bob Northern, Robert Swisshelm, Julius Watkins (frh) Charles Greenlee, Julian Priester (euph) Bill Barber (tu) John Coltrane (ss, ts) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl, arr, cond) Pat Patrick (bars) Garvin Bushell (reeds) McCoy Tyner (p, arr) Reggie Workman (b) Paul Chambers (b -5) Elvin Jones (d) Cal Massey (arr) Romulus Franceschini (cond)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 23, 1961
1. Greensleeves Impulse A 6, AS 9223-2
2. Song Of The Underground Railroad Impulse AS 9273; MCA/Impulse MCAD 5541
3. Greensleeves (alt. take) Impulse AS 9273
4. The Damned Don't Cry Impulse IZ 9361/2
5. Africa (1st version) -
* John Coltrane - Africa/Brass (Impulse A 6)
= John Coltrane - The Complete Africa/Brass Sessions (Impulse IMPD 2-168)
* The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years, Vol. 2 (Impulse AS 9223-2)
* John Coltrane - The Africa/Brass Sessions, Vol. 2 (Impulse AS 9273)
= John Coltrane - The Complete Africa/Brass Sessions (Impulse IMPD 2-168)
* The Mastery Of John Coltrane, Vol. 4 - Trane's Modes (Impulse IZ 9361/2)
* John Coltrane - From The Original Master Tapes (MCA/Impulse MCAD 5541, DIDX 204)

John Coltrane Septet

Freddie Hubbard (tp) John Coltrane (ss, ts) Eric Dolphy (as, fl) McCoy Tyner (p) Art Davis (b -1,2,4) Reggie Workman (b -1/3) Elvin Jones (d)
A&R Studios, NYC, May 25, 1961
1. 5556 Ole Atlantic LP 1373
2. 5557 Dahomey Dance -
3. 5558 Aisha Atlantic LP 1373, SD 2-313
4. 5559 To Her Ladyship (Original Untitled Ballad) Atlantic SD 1553
* John Coltrane - Ole Coltrane (Atlantic LP 1373, SD 1373)
* The Art Of John Coltrane (Atlantic SD 2-313)
* John Coltrane - The Coltrane Legacy (Atlantic SD 1553)

John Coltrane Orchestra

Booker Little (tp) Britt Woodman (tb) Donald Carrado, Bob Northern, Robert Swisshelm, Julius Watkins (frh) Carl Bowman (euph) Bill Barber (tu) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl, arr, cond) John Coltrane (ts) Pat Patrick (bars) McCoy Tyner (p) Reggie Workman (b) Art Davis (b -1,2) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 7, 1961
1. Africa (alt. take) Impulse AS 9273
2. Africa Impulse A 6, AS 9200-2
3. Blues Minor Impulse A 6
* John Coltrane - The Africa/Brass Sessions, Vol. 2 (Impulse AS 9273)
= John Coltrane - The Complete Africa/Brass Sessions (Impulse IMPD 2-168)
* John Coltrane - Africa/Brass (Impulse A 6)
= John Coltrane - The Complete Africa/Brass Sessions (Impulse IMPD 2-168)
* The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years (Impulse AS 9200-2)

John Coltrane Quintet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Art Davis, Reggie Workman (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, July 1, 1961
  Impressions Musica Jazz (It) 2MJP 1051
  My Favorite Things -
  Naima unissued
* John Coltrane (Musica Jazz (It) 2MJP 1051)

Elvin Jones Trio

Hank Jones (p) Art Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, July 11, 1961
  Pretty Brown Riverside RLP 409; Milestone M 47016
  Four And Six -
* Elvin Jones - Elvin! (Riverside RLP 409, RS 9409; Fantasy OJC 259, OJCCD 259-2)
* Art Blakey/Max Roach/Elvin Jones/Philly Joe Jones - The Big Beat (Milestone M 47016)

John Coltrane Sextet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl) McCoy Tyner (p) Art Davis, Reggie Workman (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Village Gate", NYC, August 8-September 3, 1961
  unknown titles rejected

Freddie Hubbard Sextet

Freddie Hubbard (tp) Bernard McKinney (euph -1/5,7) Wayne Shorter (ts -1/5,7) McCoy Tyner (p) Art Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 21, 1961
1. tk.5 Arietis Blue Note BLP 4085
2. tk.6 Arietis (alt. take) Blue Note (J) TOCJ 5941/44
3. tk.7 Marie Antoinette Blue Note BLP 4085
4. tk.10 Marie Antoinette (alt. take) Blue Note (J) TOCJ 5941/44
5. tk.12 Crisis Blue Note BLP 4085, BN-LA 356-H2
6. tk.13 Weaver Of Dreams -
7. tk.16 Birdlike Blue Note BLP 4085
* Freddie Hubbard - Ready For Freddie (Blue Note BLP 4085, BST 84085, B1 32094, CDP 7243 8 32094-2)
* Freddie Hubbard Best Album (Blue Note BN-LA 356-H2)
* Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 4000 Series (Blue Note (J) TOCJ 5941/44)

Lee Konitz Trio

Lee Konitz (as) Sonny Dallas (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, August 24, 1961
61VK388 Foolin' Myself Verve V/V6 8399
61VK389 You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To -
61VK390 I'll Remember April -
61VK391 I Remember You -
61VK392 All Of Me -
* Lee Konitz - Motion (Verve V/V6 8399)

John Coltrane Sextet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl) McCoy Tyner (p) Wes Montgomery (g) Reggie Workman (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Monterey Jazz Festival", Monterey, CA, September 22, 1961
  My Favorite Things rejected
  Naima -
  So What / Impressions -

John Coltrane Quintet

Donald Garrett (bcl, ts -1/5,10/12) John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Reggie Workman (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Sutherland", Chicago, IL, October 10-15, 1961
1. Liberia private tape
2. Vierd Blues -
3. Equinox -
4. Greensleeves -
5. Bye Bye Blackbird -
6. My Favorite Things -
7. unknown title -
8. Cousin Mary -
9. unknown title -
10. I Want To Talk About You -
11. Greensleeves -
12. 2 unknown titles -

John Coltrane Septet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl) McCoy Tyner (p -1,3/7) Ahmed Abdul-Malik (oud -1) Reggie Workman (b -1,2,4/7) Jimmy Garrison (b -1,3,5) Elvin Jones (d)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, November 1, 1961
1. India Impulse IMPD 4-232
2. Chasin' The Trane (alt. take) Impulse AS 9325
3. Impressions (alt. take) Impulse IZ 9361/2
4. Spiritual (alt. take) Impulse AS 9325
5. 10570 Miles' Mode (The Red Planet) Impulse IZ 9361/2
6. Naima Impulse IZ 9361/2, GRD 3-119
7. 10571 Untitled Original (Brasilia) Impulse AS 9325
* John Coltrane - The Other Village Vanguard Tapes (Impulse AS 9325)
* The Mastery Of John Coltrane, Vol. 4 - Trane's Modes (Impulse IZ 9361/2)
* John Coltrane - The Complete 1961 Village Vanguard Recordings (Impulse IMPD 4-232)
* A John Coltrane Retrospective: The Impulse! Years (Impulse GRD 3-119)

John Coltrane Nonet

Garvin Bushell (ob, cbasn -1) John Coltrane (ss, ts) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl -1,2,4,6) McCoy Tyner (p -1/3,5,6) Ahmed Abdul-Malik (oud -1) Jimmy Garrison (b -1,4,6) Reggie Workman (b -1/3,5) Elvin Jones (d)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, November 2, 1961
1. India MCA/Impulse MCAD 5541
2. Spiritual -
3. 10572 Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise Impulse A 10, AS 9200-2
4. 10576 Chasin' The Trane Impulse A 10, ASH 9278-2
5. 10573 Greensleeves Impulse AS 9325
6. Impressions Impulse IZ 9361/2
* John Coltrane - Coltrane "Live" At The Village Vanguard (Impulse A 10)
* The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years (Impulse AS 9200-2)
* The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years, Vol. 3 (Impulse ASH 9278-2)
* John Coltrane - The Other Village Vanguard Tapes (Impulse AS 9325)
* The Mastery Of John Coltrane, Vol. 4 - Trane's Modes (Impulse IZ 9361/2)
* John Coltrane - From The Original Master Tapes (MCA/Impulse MCAD 5541, DIDX 204)

John Coltrane Sextet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl -1,2,4/6) McCoy Tyner (p) Reggie Workman (b -1,3/6) Jimmy Garrison (b -2/4,6) Elvin Jones (d)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, November 3, 1961
1. Spiritual Impulse A 10, ASH 9306-2, ASD 9228, GRD 3-119
2. 10574 Naima Impulse IMPD 4-232
3. 10575 Impressions Impulse A 42, AS 9283-2, GRD 3-119
4. India Impulse A 42, AS 9223-2
5. Greensleeves (take 2) Impulse IZ 9361/2
6. Miles' Mode (The Red Planet) Impulse IMPD 4-232
* John Coltrane - Coltrane "Live" At The Village Vanguard (Impulse A 10)
* The Gentle Side Of John Coltrane (Impulse ASH 9306-2)
* Various Artists - Impulse Energy Essentials (Impulse ASD 9228)
* John Coltrane - Impressions (Impulse A 42, 314 543 416-2)
* Elvin Jones - The Impulse Years (Impulse AS 9283-2)
* The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years, Vol. 2 (Impulse AS 9223-2)
* The Mastery Of John Coltrane, Vol. 4 - Trane's Modes (Impulse IZ 9361/2)
* A John Coltrane Retrospective: The Impulse! Years (Impulse GRD 3-119)
* John Coltrane - The Complete 1961 Village Vanguard Recordings (Impulse IMPD 4-232)

John Coltrane Octet

Garvin Bushell (ob, cbasn) John Coltrane (ss, ts) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl) McCoy Tyner (p) Ahmed Abdul-Malik (oud -1) Reggie Workman (b) Jimmy Garrison (b -1) Elvin Jones (d)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, November 5, 1961
1. 10556 India (alt. take) Impulse AS 9325
2. 10557 Spiritual (take 2) -
* John Coltrane - The Other Village Vanguard Tapes (Impulse AS 9325)

John Coltrane Quintet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) McCoy Tyner (p) Reggie Workman (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"L'Olympia", Paris, France, 1st concert, November 18, 1961
  Blue Train Jazzway (It) LTM 1503; Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 114/15
  I Want To Talk About You -
  Impressions -
  My Favorite Things Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 114/15
* John Coltrane Quintet Featuring Eric Dolphy Live In Paris 1961 (Jazzway (It) LTM 1503)
* John Coltrane - The Complete Paris Concerts (Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 114/15)

John Coltrane Quintet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) McCoy Tyner (p) Reggie Workman (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"L'Olympia", Paris, France, 2nd concert, November 18, 1961
  I Want To Talk About You Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 114/15
  Blue Train -
  My Favorite Things Jazzway (It) LTM 1503; Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 114/15
  Impressions (incomplete) private tape
* John Coltrane Quintet Featuring Eric Dolphy Live In Paris 1961 (Jazzway (It) LTM 1503)
* John Coltrane - The Complete Paris Concerts (Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 114/15)

John Coltrane Quintet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) McCoy Tyner (p) Reggie Workman (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Concertgebouw", Amsterdam, Holland, November 19, 1961
  Blue Train rejected
  Everytime We Say Goodbye -
  Impressions -
  Naima -
  My Favorite Things -

John Coltrane Quintet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) McCoy Tyner (p) Reggie Workman (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Kurhaus", Scheveningen, Holland, November 19, 1961
  So What rejected
  I Want To Talk About You -
  Blue Train -
  My Favorite Things -

John Coltrane Quintet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) McCoy Tyner (p) Reggie Workman (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Falkonercentret", Copenhagen, Denmark, November 20, 1961
  Delilah Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 116
  Everytime We Say Goodbye -
  Impressions -
  Naima -
  My Favorite Things (false start) -
  My Favorite Things -
* John Coltrane - The Complete Copenhagen Concert (Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 116)

John Coltrane Quintet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) McCoy Tyner (p) Reggie Workman (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Kulttuuritalo", Helsinki, Finland, November 22, 1961
  Blue Train private tape
  I Want To Talk About You -
  Impressions -
  My Favorite Things -

John Coltrane Quintet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) McCoy Tyner (p) Reggie Workman (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, 1st concert, November 23, 1961
  Blue Train Historic Performance (Swd) HPLP 5
  Naima (two) -
  Impressions (four) -
  My Favorite Things (two) -
* Red Cover: Eric Dolphy Quintet Live On Mount Meru, Vol. 2 (Historic Performance (Swd) HPLP 5)
= John Coltrane - Coltranology, Vol. 1 (BYG (J) YX 8006; Affinity (E) AFF 14)

John Coltrane Quintet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) McCoy Tyner (p) Reggie Workman (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, 2nd concert, November 23, 1961
  Naima (incomplete) Historic Performance (Swd) HPLP 1
  Impressions (one) -
  My Favorite Things (one) -
* White Cover: Eric Dolphy Quintet Live On Mount Meru (Historic Performance (Swd) HPLP 1)
= The John Coltrane Quartet In Europe, Vol. 2 (Beppo (E) BEP 504)

John Coltrane Quintet

John Coltrane (ss, ts -1/3) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl -1/3) McCoy Tyner (p) Reggie Workman (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Sudwestfunk TV Studio, Baden-Baden, West Germany, November 24, 1961
1. My Favorite Things Jazz Connoisseur (Israel) JC 112
2. Everytime We Say Goodbye -
3. Impressions -
4. unknown title private tape
* John Coltrane - Coltrane Quartet And Quintet In Europe (Jazz Connoisseur (Israel) JC 112)

John Coltrane Quintet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) McCoy Tyner (p) Reggie Workman (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Musikhalle", Hamburg, West Germany, November 25, 1961
  3 unknown titles rejected

John Coltrane Quintet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) McCoy Tyner (p) Reggie Workman (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Falkonercentret", Copenhagen, Denmark, November 26, 1961
  So What rejected
  My Favorite Things -
  3 unknown titles -

John Coltrane Quintet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) McCoy Tyner (p) Reggie Workman (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Kongresshalle", Frankfurt Am Main, West Germany, November 27, 1961
  Impressions private tape
  My Favorite Things -
  Everytime We Say Goodbye -

John Coltrane Quintet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) McCoy Tyner (p) Reggie Workman (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Liederhalle", Stuttgart, West Germany, November 29, 1961
  Impressions private tape
  Everytime We Say Goodbye -
  My Favorite Things -

John Coltrane Quintet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) McCoy Tyner (p) Reggie Workman (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Auditorium Maximum", Berlins Freie Universitat, Berlin, West Germany, December 2, 1961
  Impressions private tape

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Reggie Workman (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 21, 1961
10669 Greensleeves Impulse 45-203, (J) MVCI 23057, 314 589 548-2
10670 It's Easy To Remember Impulse 45-203, A 32
  Greensleeves Impulse 314 589 548-2
  - -
  - -
  - -
  It's Easy To Remember -
  - -
  - -
  - -
  - -
  - -
  - -
* John Coltrane - Ballads (Impulse A 32, GRD 156)
* Ballads Of John Coltrane (Impulse (J) MVCI 23057)
* John Coltrane - Ballads: Deluxe Edition (Impulse 314 589 548-2)
* John Coltrane - Greensleeves b/w It's Easy To Remember (Impulse 45-203)

Elvin Jones Sextet

Thad Jones (cor) Frank Wess (fl) Frank Foster (ts) Hank Jones (p) Art Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, December 27, 1961
  Shadowland Riverside RLP 409
  Ray-El -
* Elvin Jones - Elvin! (Riverside RLP 409, RS 9409; Fantasy OJC 259, OJCCD 259-2)

Yusef Lateef Quartet

Yusef Lateef (ts, fl, ob) Barry Harris (p -4/7) Herman Wright (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 29, 1961
1. 3324 When You're Smiling New Jazz NJLP 8272; Prestige PR 7447
2. 3325 Koko's Tune New Jazz NJLP 8272; Prestige PR 24007
3. 3326 Water Pistol New Jazz NJLP 8272
4. 3327 I'll Remember April Prestige 45-332; New Jazz NJLP 8272; Prestige PR 24007
5. 3328 Rasheed New Jazz NJLP 8272; Prestige PR 24007
6. 3329 P. Bouk New Jazz NJLP 8272
7. 3330 You've Changed New Jazz NJLP 8272; Prestige PR 7447
* Yusef Lateef - Into Something (New Jazz NJLP 8272; Prestige PR 7637; Fantasy OJCCD 700-2)
* Yusef Lateef Plays For Lovers (Prestige PR 7447)
* Yusef Lateef (Prestige PR 24007)
* Yusef Lateef - I'll Remember April b/w Blues For The Orient (Prestige 45-332)

John Coltrane Quintet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) McCoy Tyner (p) Reggie Workman (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Showboat", Philadelphia, PA, 1961-1962
  West 42nd Street private tape
  unknown title -
  Everytime We Say Goodbye -
  Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise -
  It's Easy To Remember -
  Everytime We Say Goodbye -
  My Favorite Things -
  Out Of This World -
  Miles' Mode (The Red Planet) -

1962 (The age of 35)

Elvin Jones Sextet

Thad Jones (cor) Frank Wess (fl) Frank Foster (ts -1,2) Hank Jones (p) Art Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, January 3, 1962
1. Lady Luck Riverside RLP 409; Milestone M 47016
2. Buzz-At -
3. You Are Too Beautiful Riverside RLP 409
* Elvin Jones - Elvin! (Riverside RLP 409, RS 9409; Fantasy OJC 259, OJCCD 259-2)
* Art Blakey/Max Roach/Elvin Jones/Philly Joe Jones - The Big Beat (Milestone M 47016)

McCoy Tyner Trio

McCoy Tyner (p) Art Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 10, 1962
10684 Inception Impulse A 18, AS 9235-2, AS 9338-2
10685 Sunset Impulse A 18, AS 9338-2
10686 Effendi Impulse A 18, AS 9235-2, AS 9338-2
* McCoy Tyner - Inception (Impulse A 18, IMPD 220)
* McCoy Tyner - Reevaluation: The Impulse Years (Impulse AS 9235-2)
* McCoy Tyner - The Early Trios (Impulse AS 9338-2)

McCoy Tyner Trio

McCoy Tyner (p) Art Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 11, 1962
10687 Speak Low Impulse A 18, AS 9338-2
10688 There Is No Greater Love -
10689 Blues For Gwen -
* McCoy Tyner - Inception (Impulse A 18, IMPD 220)
* McCoy Tyner - The Early Trios (Impulse AS 9338-2)

John Coltrane Quintet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Birdland", NYC, February 9, 1962
  Mr. P.C. Ozone 10; Unique Jazz UJ 026
  Miles' Mode (The Red Planet) -
  My Favorite Things Ozone 10
* John Coltrane - That Dynamic Jazz Duo! (Ozone 10)
= Hooray For John Coltrane (Session Disc 114)
= John Coltrane Live At Birdland Featuring Eric Dolphy (Affinity (E) AFF 79)
* Eric Dolphy - 3 Dolphy Groups (Unique Jazz UJ 026)

John Coltrane Quintet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Birdland", NYC, February 16, 1962
  The Inchworm private tape
  Mr. P.C. -
  My Favorite Things -

Pony Poindexter Octet

Eric Dolphy, Sonny Redd (as) Pony Poindexter (as, ss) Jimmy Heath, Clifford Jordan (ts) Pepper Adams (bars) Gildo Mahones (p) Ron Carter (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, February 16, 1962
CO69687 B Frequency Epic LA 16035
CO69688 Lanyop -
- Lanyop (alt. take) Columbia FC 38509
* Pony Poindexter - Pony's Express (Epic LA 16035)
* Various Artists - Almost Forgotten: Various-Instrumentalists (Columbia FC 38509)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 11, 1962
10873 Soul Eyes unissued
10874 The Inch Worm Impulse A 21
10875 Big Nick Impulse A 99; MCA/Impulse MCAD 5541; Impulse 314 589 567-2
* John Coltrane - Coltrane (Impulse A 21, IMPD 215)
* Various Artists - The Definitive Jazz Scene, Vol. 1 (Impulse A 99)
* John Coltrane - From The Original Master Tapes (MCA/Impulse MCAD 5541, DIDX 204)
* John Coltrane - Coltrane: Deluxe Edition (Impulse 314 589 567-2)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 12, 1962
10876 Soul Eyes Impulse unissued
10877 Excerpt -
10878 Body And Soul -
10879 Neptune -

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Birdland", NYC, June 2, 1962
  My Favorite Things (Cousin Mary) Alto AL 724
  Body And Soul Alto AL 724; Affinity (E) AFF 79
  Cousin Mary private tape
* John Coltrane - Impassioned Tenor Man (Alto AL 724)
* John Coltrane Live At Birdland Featuring Eric Dolphy (Affinity (E) AFF 79)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 19, 1962
10979 Not Yet unissued
10980 Out Of This World Impulse A 21, ASH 9253-3
10981 Soul Eyes Impulse A 21, AS 9200-2, ASH 9306-2; MCA/Impulse MCAD 5541; Impulse GRD 3-119
10982 Excerpt unissued
* John Coltrane - Coltrane (Impulse A 21, IMPD 215)
* Various Artists - The Saxophone (Impulse ASH 9253-3)
* The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years (Impulse AS 9200-2)
* The Gentle Side Of John Coltrane (Impulse ASH 9306-2)
* John Coltrane - From The Original Master Tapes (MCA/Impulse MCAD 5541, DIDX 204)
* A John Coltrane Retrospective: The Impulse! Years (Impulse GRD 3-119)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 20, 1962
10983 Not Yet Impulse 314 589 567-2
10984 Miles' Mode (The Red Planet) Impulse A 21, AS 9223-2, GRD 3-119
10985 Two, Three, Four unissued
10986 Excerpt -
  Miles' Mode Impulse 314 589 567-2
  Tunji -
  - -
  - -
  - -
  Impressions -
  - Impulse 314 549 913-2, 314 589 567-2
* John Coltrane - Coltrane (Impulse A 21, IMPD 215)
* The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years, Vol. 2 (Impulse AS 9223-2)
* John Coltrane - Coltrane: Deluxe Edition (Impulse 314 589 567-2)
* A John Coltrane Retrospective: The Impulse! Years (Impulse GRD 3-119)
* The Very Best Of John Coltrane (Impulse 314 549 913-2)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 29, 1962
10992 Tunji Impulse A 21
10993 Out Of This World unissued
* John Coltrane - Coltrane (Impulse A 21, IMPD 215)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 18, 1962
11092 Nancy Impulse 45-212, A 32, ASH 9306-2
11093 What's New? Impulse 45-212, A 32, ASH 9306-2, GRD 3-119
11094 Up 'Gainst The Wall Impulse A 42, ASH 9278-2, 314 589 567-2
* John Coltrane - Ballads (Impulse A 32, GRD 156)
* The Gentle Side Of John Coltrane (Impulse ASH 9306-2)
* John Coltrane - Impressions (Impulse A 42, 314 543 416-2)
* The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years, Vol. 3 (Impulse ASH 9278-2)
* A John Coltrane Retrospective: The Impulse! Years (Impulse GRD 3-119)
* John Coltrane - Coltrane: Deluxe Edition (Impulse 314 589 567-2)
* John Coltrane - Nancy b/w What's New? (Impulse 45-212)

Duke Ellington Trio And John Coltrane Trio

John Coltrane (ss, ts) Duke Ellington (p) Aaron Bell (b -1) Jimmy Garrison (b -2/4) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 26, 1962
1. 11115 In A Sentimental Mood Impulse A 30, ASH 9306-2, GRD 3-119
2. 11116 Angelica Impulse A 30
3. 11117 Big Nick Impulse A 30, AS 9223-2
4. 11120 Take The Coltrane Impulse A 30, ASH 9256-2, GRD 3-119
* Duke Ellington And John Coltrane (Impulse A 30, IMPD 166)
= Duke Ellington/Coleman Hawkins/John Coltrane - The Dedication Series, Vol. X: The Great Tenor Encounters (Impulse IA 9350-2)
* The Gentle Side Of John Coltrane (Impulse ASH 9306-2)
* The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years, Vol. 2 (Impulse AS 9223-2)
* Duke Ellington - Reevaluation: The Impulse Years: Ellingtonia (Impulse ASH 9256-2)
* A John Coltrane Retrospective: The Impulse! Years (Impulse GRD 3-119)

Jay Cameron Quintet

Slide Hampton (tb, euph) Jay Cameron (bars) Barry Harris (p) Eddie De Haas (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, October 2, 1962
6477 Soft Pretty Atlantic unissued
6478 Swingin' -
6479 Take It Easy -

John Coltrane Quintet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Showboat", Philadelphia, PA, October 19, 1962
  42nd Street private tape
  Good Bait -
  I Want To Talk About You -
  Easy To Remember -
  Impressions -
  Traneing In -
  Big Nick -

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Showboat", Philadelphia, PA, October 20, 1962
  Impressions private tape
  Traneing In -

Gil Evans Orchestra

Johnny Coles, Miles Davis, Bernie Glow, Louis Mucci, Ernie Royal (tp) Dick Hixson, Jimmy Knepper, Frank Rehak (tb) Paul Ingraham, Robert Swisshelm, Julius Watkins (frh) Bill Barber (tu) Danny Bank, Eddie Caine, Romeo Penque, Jerome Richardson, Bob Tricarico (woodwinds) Janet Putman (harp) Jimmy Cobb (d) Elvin Jones, Bobby Rosengarden (per) Gil Evans (arr, cond)
NYC, November 6, 1962
CO77119 Once Upon A Summertime Columbia CL 2106
CO77120 Song, No. 2 -
* Miles Davis - Quiet Nights (Columbia CL 2106, CS 8906, PC 8906)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 13, 1962
11161 Too Young To Go Steady Impulse A 32
11162 All Or Nothing At All Impulse A 32, AS 9283-2
11163 I Wish I Knew Impulse A 32
11164 They Say It's Wonderful Impulse 314 589 548-2
11165 You Don't Know What Love Is Impulse A 32
11166 Say It -
  All Or Nothing At All Impulse 314 589 548-2
* John Coltrane - Ballads (Impulse A 32, GRD 156)
* Elvin Jones - The Impulse Years (Impulse AS 9283-2)
* John Coltrane - Ballads: Deluxe Edition (Impulse 314 589 548-2)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"L'Olympia", Paris, France, 1st concert, November 17, 1962
  The Inchworm private tape
  Bye Bye Blackbird -
  Mr. P.C. -
  Naima -
  Traneing In -
  My Favorite Things -

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"L'Olympia", Paris, France, 2nd concert, November 17, 1962
  The Inchworm rejected
  Bye Bye Blackbird -
  Giant Steps -
  Everytime We Say Goodbye -
  My Favorite Things -

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, 1st concert, November 19, 1962
  Bye Bye Blackbird Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 108
  The Inchworm Duke (It) D 1016; Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 108
  Mr. P.C. Historic Performance (Swd) HPLP 2; Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 108
  Naima Historic Performance (Swd) HPLP 3; Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 108
  Traneing In Historic Performance (Swd) HPLP 3; Pablo Live 2308-227; Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 109
  Impressions Duke (It) D 1016; Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 109
  My Favorite Things -
* Rare John Coltrane Quartet (Duke (It) D 1016)
* John Coltrane - Blue Cover: Blue Train Live On Mount Meru, Vol. 1 (Historic Performance (Swd) HPLP 2)
= The John Coltrane Quartet In Europe, Vol. 1 (Beppo (E) BEP 500)
* John Coltrane - Yellow Cover: Blue Train Live On Mount Meru, Vol. 2 (Historic Performance (Swd) HPLP 3)
= The John Coltrane Quartet In Europe, Vol. 3 (Beppo (E) BEP 507)
* John Coltrane - Bye Bye Blackbird (Pablo Live 2308-227; Fantasy OJCCD 681-2)
* John Coltrane - The Complete 1962 Stockholm Concert, Vol. 1 (Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 108)
* John Coltrane - The Complete 1962 Stockholm Concert, Vol. 2 (Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 109)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, 2nd concert, November 19, 1962
  Bye Bye Blackbird Historic Performance (Swd) HPLP 2; Pablo Live 2308-227; Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 127
  The Inchworm Historic Performance (Swd) HPLP 2; Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 127
  Naima Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 127
  I Want To Talk About You -
  Impressions (three) Historic Performance (Swd) HPLP 3; Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 127
  Mr. P.C. Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 128
  My Favorite Things -
  Everytime We Say Goodbye Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 127
  Traneing In Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 128
* John Coltrane - Blue Cover: Blue Train Live On Mount Meru, Vol. 1 (Historic Performance (Swd) HPLP 2)
= The John Coltrane Quartet In Europe, Vol. 1 (Beppo (E) BEP 500)
* John Coltrane - Bye Bye Blackbird (Pablo Live 2308-227; Fantasy OJCCD 681-2)
* John Coltrane - Yellow Cover: Blue Train Live On Mount Meru, Vol. 2 (Historic Performance (Swd) HPLP 3)
= The John Coltrane Quartet In Europe, Vol. 3 (Beppo (E) BEP 507)
* John Coltrane - Stockholm '62: The Complete Second Concert, Vol. 1 (Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 127)
* John Coltrane - Stockholm '62: The Complete Second Concert, Vol. 2 (Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 128)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Kulttuuritalo", Helsinki, Finland, November 20, 1962
  Bye Bye Blackbird rejected
  Everytime We Say Goodbye -
  3 unknown titles -
  My Favorite Things -

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Falkonercentret", Copenhagen, Denmark, November 22, 1962
  Bye Bye Blackbird private tape
  Chasin' The Trane Ingo (It) four; Jazz Up (It) JU 316
  The Inchworm Ingo (It) seven; Jazz Up (It) JU 316
  Everytime We Say Goodbye Ingo (It) four; Jazz Up (It) JU 316
  Mr. P.C. -
  I Want To Talk About You -
  Traneing In (incomplete) private tape
  Impressions -
  My Favorite Things (incomplete) -
* John Coltrane - The Copenhagen Concerts (Ingo (It) four)
* John Coltrane - Impressions Of Europe (Ingo (It) seven)
* John Coltrane Live In Denmark 1962 (Jazz Up (It) JU 316)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Robert-Schumann-Saal", Dusseldorf, West Germany, November 23, 1962
  3 unknown titles rejected
  My Favorite Things -

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Stefaniensaal", Graz, Austria, November 28, 1962
  Bye Bye Blackbird Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 104
  The Inchworm Unique Jazz UJ 032; Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 104
  Autumn Leaves Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 104
  Everytime We Say Goodbye Unique Jazz UJ 032; Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 104
  Mr. P.C. Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 104
  I Want To Talk About You Ingo (It) seven; Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 105
  Impressions Ingo (It) seven; Unique Jazz UJ 032; Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 105
  My Favorite Things Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 105
* The John Coltrane Quartet (Unique Jazz UJ 032)
* John Coltrane - Impressions Of Europe (Ingo (It) seven)
* John Coltrane - The Complete Graz Concert, Vol. 1 (Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 104)
* John Coltrane - The Complete Graz Concert, Vol. 2 (Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 105)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Concertgebouw", Amsterdam, Holland, December 1, 1962
  So What rejected
  My Favorite Things -
  Mr. P.C. -
  Everytime We Say Goodbye -

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Kurhaus", Scheveningen, Holland, December 1, 1962
  Everytime We Say Goodbye rejected
  The Inchworm -
  Mr. P.C. -
  Bye Bye Blackbird -
  Chasin' The Trane -
  Impressions -
  My Favorite Things -

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Teatro dell' Arte", Milan, Italy, December 2, 1962
  Everytime We Say Goodbye private tape
  The Inchworm -
  Mr. P.C. -
  Chasin' The Trane (incomplete) -

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
1962
  Blue Train private tape
  Impressions -

1963

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Showboat", Philadelphia, PA, January 8, 1963
  We'll Be Together Again private tape
  unknown title -

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Birdland", NYC, February 23, 1963
  I Want To Talk About You (I Wanna' Talk About You) Ozone 21; Session Disc 115; Yadeon (J) 501
  One Up And One Down (The Colt Gallops) -
  The Inchworm (Trane Stops In The Night) -
* John Coltrane (Ozone 21)
* Hooray For John Coltrane And John Handy Quintet (Session Disc 115)
* Charles Mingus - A Night In Birdland Live, Vol. 2 (Yadeon (J) 501)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Birdland", NYC, March 2, 1963
  Mr. P.C. (Interpretations) Alto AL 724
  Bye Bye Blackbird private tape
  My Favorite Things (March 2nd On The Books) Alto AL 724
* John Coltrane - Impassioned Tenor Man (Alto AL 724)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 6, 1963
11382 Vilia Impulse A 101; MCA/Impulse MCAD 5541
11383 Untitled Original unissued
11384 Nature Boy -
11385 Untitled Original -
11386 - -
11387 - -
11388 Slow Blues Original -
* Various Artists - The Definitive Jazz Scene, Vol. 3 (Impulse A 101, A 9101)
* John Coltrane - From The Original Master Tapes (MCA/Impulse MCAD 5541, DIDX 204)

Johnny Hartman With John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d) Johnny Hartman (vo)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 7, 1963
11400 They Say It's Wonderful Impulse A 40
11401 Lush Life Impulse A 40, ASH 9306-2
11402 My One And Only Love Impulse A 40, ASH 9306-2, GRD 3-119
11403 Autumn Serenade Impulse A 40
11404 Dedicated To You Impulse A 40, ASH 9278-2
11405 Afro Blue unissued
11406 You Are Too Beautiful Impulse A 40
* John Coltrane And Johnny Hartman (Impulse A 40, GRD 157)
* The Gentle Side Of John Coltrane (Impulse ASH 9306-2)
* The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years, Vol. 3 (Impulse ASH 9278-2)
* A John Coltrane Retrospective: The Impulse! Years (Impulse GRD 3-119)

Jimmy Woods Sextet

Carmell Jones (tp) Jimmy Woods (as) Harold Land (ts) Andrew Hill (p) George Tucker (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Los Angeles, CA, March 25 & 26, 1963
  Conflict Contemporary M 3612
  Coming Home -
  Aim -
  Apart Together -
  Look To Your Heart -
  Pazmuerte -
  Conflict (alt. take 5) Fantasy OJCCD 1954-2
  Aim (alt. take 43) -
  Look To Your Heart (alt. take 39) -
* Jimmy Woods - Conflict (Contemporary M 3612, S 7612; Fantasy OJCCD 1954-2)

Elvin Jones - Jimmy Garrison Sextet

Prince Lasha (fl, cl -1/5) Sonny Simmons (as, ehr -1/5) Charles Davis (bars) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 8, 1963
1. Nuttin' Out Jones Impulse A 49
2. Oriental Flower -
3. Half And Half -
4. Aborigine Dance In Scotland Impulse A 49, AS 9283-2
5. Gettin' On Way Impulse A 49
6. Just Us Blues -
* Elvin Jones/Jimmy Garrison - Illumination! (Impulse A 49, IMPD 250)
* Elvin Jones - The Impulse Years (Impulse AS 9283-2)

Gil Evans Orchestra

Thad Jones, unknown (tp) 2 unknown (tb) unknown (frh) unknown (tu) Phil Woods (as) 3 unknown (reeds, woodwinds) Harry Lookofsky (vln) Gil Evans (p, arr) Kenny Burrell (g) probably Ron Carter (b) Elvin Jones (d) unidentified strings
NYC, September 23, 1963
63VK591 | 73L5929 Spoonful Verve V6 8838
63VK592 Punjab unissued
* Gil Evans/Kenny Burrell/Phil Woods - Previously Unreleased Recordings (Verve V6 8838)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Birdland", NYC, October 8, 1963
90001 The Promise Impulse A 50, AS 9223-2
90003 I Want To Talk About You Impulse A 50, ASH 9306-2, GRD 3-119
90002 Afro Blue Impulse A 50, AS 9200-2, GRD 3-119
90004 Mr. P.C. unissued
90005 Rockin' -
* John Coltrane - Coltrane Live At Birdland (Impulse A 50, IMPD 198)
* The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years, Vol. 2 (Impulse AS 9223-2)
* The Gentle Side Of John Coltrane (Impulse ASH 9306-2)
* The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years (Impulse AS 9200-2)
* A John Coltrane Retrospective: The Impulse! Years (Impulse GRD 3-119)

Johnny Hartman

Illinois Jacquet (ts) Hank Jones (p) Kenny Burrell or Jim Hall (g) Milt Hinton (b) Elvin Jones (d) Johnny Hartman (vo)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 9, 1963
  Charade Impulse A 57
  If I'm Lucky -
* Johnny Hartman - I Just Dropped By To Say Hello (Impulse A 57, IMPD 176)

Johnny Hartman

Illinois Jacquet (ts) Hank Jones (p) Kenny Burrell or Jim Hall (g) Milt Hinton (b) Elvin Jones (d) Johnny Hartman (vo): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 17, 1963
  In The Wee, Small Hours Of The Morning Impulse A 57
  Sleepin' Bee -
  Don't You Know I Care? -
  Kiss And Run -
  I Just Dropped By To Say Hello -
  Stairway To The Stars -
  Our Time -
  Don't Call It Love -
  How Sweet It Is To Be In Love -
* Johnny Hartman - I Just Dropped By To Say Hello (Impulse A 57, IMPD 176)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, October 22, 1963
  Traneing In (Training In) Historic Performance (Swd) HPLP 6
  Mr. P.C. (incomplete) Historic Performance (Swd) HPLP 6; Pablo Live 2308-222
  Naima Pablo Live 2308-222
  The Promise -
  Spiritual Historic Performance (Swd) HPLP 6; Pablo Live 2620-101
  Impressions (two) Historic Performance (Swd) HPLP 1; Pablo Live 2620-101
  I Want To Talk About You (Wanna Talk) Historic Performance (Swd) HPLP 6; Pablo Live 2308-222
  My Favorite Things rejected
* John Coltrane - Orange Cover: Blue Train 1963 (Historic Performance (Swd) HPLP 6)
= John Coltrane - Coltranology, Vol. 2 (BYG (J) YX 8007; Affinity (E) AFF 16)
* John Coltrane - The European Tour (Pablo Live 2308-222)
* John Coltrane - Afro Blue Impressions (Pablo Live 2620-101)
* White Cover: Eric Dolphy Quintet Live On Mount Meru (Historic Performance (Swd) HPLP 1)
= The John Coltrane Quartet In Europe, Vol. 2 (Beppo (E) BEP 504)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
radio broadcast, "Tivolis Koncertsal", Copenhagen, Denmark, October 25, 1963
  Mr. P.C. Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 137
  Impressions (incomplete) Tempo Di Jazz (It) CDTJ 701; Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 137
  The Promise Tempo Di Jazz (It) CDTJ 701; Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 138
  Afro Blue -
  Naima -
  My Favorite Things -
* John Coltrane - The Complete Copenhagen Concert, Vol. 1 (Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 137)
* John Coltrane - Tempo Di Jazz (Tempo Di Jazz (It) CDTJ 701)
* John Coltrane - The Complete Copenhagen Concert, Vol. 2 (Magnetic (Luxe) MRCD 138)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Concertgebouw", Amsterdam, Holland, October 26, 1963
  My Favorite Things rejected
  The Connection -
  Impressions Or Chasin' The Trane -
  Village Blues -
  Mr. P.C. -

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, November 1, 1963
  Chasin' The Trane (incomplete) private tape
  My Favorite Things -
  Afro Blue -

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Auditorium Maximum", Berlins Freie Universitat, Berlin, West Germany, November 2, 1963
  Lonnie's Lament Pablo Live 2620-101
  Naima -
  Chasin' The Trane -
  My Favorite Things -
  Afro Blue -
  Cousin Mary -
  I Want To Talk About You -
  Mr. P.C. Pablo Live 2308-217
  The Inchworm -
  Everytime We Say Goodbye -
* John Coltrane - Afro Blue Impressions (Pablo Live 2620-101)
* John Coltrane - The Paris Concert (Pablo Live 2308-217; Fantasy OJCCD 781-2)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Liederhalle", Stuttgart, West Germany, November 4, 1963
  The Promise Jazz Galore (It) 1001
  Afro Blue -
  I Want To Talk About You -
  Impressions private tape
  My Favorite Things Jazz Galore (It) 1001
  Everytime We Say Goodbye private tape
  Mr. P.C. -
* John Coltrane - Unissued Concert In Germany 1963, Pt. 1 (Jazz Galore (It) 1001)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Showboat", Philadelphia, PA, November 6, 1963
  Good Bait private tape

John Coltrane Quintet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) Eric Dolphy (as) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Showboat", Philadelphia, PA, evening, November 11, 1963
  Body And Soul (incomplete) private tape
  Naima -
  I Want To Talk About You -
  I Can't Get Started -
  It's Easy To Remember -

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, afternoon, November 18, 1963
90017 Your Lady Impulse A 50, AS 9283-2
90018-1,2,3 Alabama unissued
90018-4+5 - Impulse A 50, AS 9200-2, ASH 9306-2, GRD 3-119
90018-4,5 - unissued
* John Coltrane - Coltrane Live At Birdland (Impulse A 50, IMPD 198)
* Elvin Jones - The Impulse Years (Impulse AS 9283-2)
* The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years (Impulse AS 9200-2)
* The Gentle Side Of John Coltrane (Impulse ASH 9306-2)
* A John Coltrane Retrospective: The Impulse! Years (Impulse GRD 3-119)

Gil Evans Orchestra

Thad Jones, unknown (tp) 2 unknown (tb) unknown (frh) unknown (tu) Phil Woods (as) 3 unknown (reeds, woodwinds) Harry Lookofsky (vln) Gil Evans (p, arr) Kenny Burrell (g) probably Ron Carter (b) Elvin Jones (d) unidentified strings
NYC, December 6, 1963
63VK734 Johmpa-Bokuis-Shay-I'd Par unissued
63VK735 | 73L5931 Concorde Verve V6 8838
* Gil Evans/Kenny Burrell/Phil Woods - Previously Unreleased Recordings (Verve V6 8838)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
television broadcast, "Jazz Casual TV Show", KQED-TV Studio, San Francisco, CA, December 7, 1963
  Afro Blue (African Blues) Session Disc 126
  Alabama (Alabama Stomp) Session Disc 126; Blue Parrot (E) AR 700
  Impressions -
* Hooray For John Coltrane/Gene Ammons (Session Disc 126)
* John Coltrane - Creation (Blue Parrot (E) AR 700)

John Coltrane Quintet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Philharmonic Hall", Lincoln Center, NYC, December 31, 1963
  My Favorite Things rejected
  Alabama -
  Impressions -

1964

Andrew Hill Quartet

Bobby Hutcherson (vib) Andrew Hill (p) Richard Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 8, 1964
1280 tk.3 Judgment Blue Note BLP 4159
1281 tk.8 Flea Flop -
1282 tk.13 Siete Ocho -
1283 tk.15 Alfred -
tk.20 Yokada, Yokada (alt. take) Blue Note CDP 7243 8 28981-2; Mosaic MR10-161
1284 tk.21 Yokada, Yokada Blue Note BLP 4159
1285 tk.26 Reconciliation -
* Andrew Hill - Judgment! (Blue Note BLP 4159, BST 84159, B1 28981, CDP 7243 8 28981-2)
= The Complete Blue Note Andrew Hill Sessions (1963-66) (Mosaic MR10-161, MD7-161)

McCoy Tyner Sextet

Thad Jones (tp) Frank Strozier (as) John Gilmore (ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Butch Warren (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 4, 1964
  Contemporary Focus Impulse A 63, AS 9235-2
  T 'N' A Blues Impulse A 63, ASH 9253-3
  Three Flowers Impulse A 63
* McCoy Tyner - Today And Tomorrow (Impulse A 63)
* McCoy Tyner - Reevaluation: The Impulse Years (Impulse AS 9235-2)
* Various Artists - The Saxophone (Impulse ASH 9253-3)

Gil Evans Orchestra

Johnny Coles, Bernie Glow (tp) Jimmy Cleveland, Tony Studd (tb) Ray Alonge (frh) Bill Barber (tu) Garvin Bushell (fl) Steve Lacy (ss) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Bob Tricarico (ts, fl) Gil Evans (p, arr, cond) Kenny Burrell (g) Ron Carter, Paul Chambers (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, April 6, 1964
64VK310 Las Vegas Tango Verve V/V6 8555
64VK311 Hotel Me -
* The Individualism Of Gil Evans (Verve V/V6 8555)

Joe Henderson Quintet

Kenny Dorham (tp) Joe Henderson (ts) Andrew Hill (p) Eddie Khan (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 7, 1964
1331 Short Story Blue Note rejected

Joe Henderson Quintet

Kenny Dorham (tp) Joe Henderson (ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Richard Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 10, 1964
1332 tk.6 Punjab Blue Note BLP 4166
tk.7 In 'N Out (alt. take) Blue Note CDP 7243 8 29156-2
1333 tk.9 In 'N Out Blue Note BLP 4166
1334 tk.11 Short Story -
1335 tk.14 Brown's Town -
1336 tk.19 Serenity -
* Joe Henderson - In 'N Out (Blue Note BLP 4166, BST 84166, CDP 7 46510-2, CDP 7243 8 29156-2)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Showboat", Philadelphia, PA or "Village Gate", NYC, April 16, 1964
  2 unknown titles private tape

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 27, 1964
90081 Crescent Impulse IMPD 8-280
90082 Lonnie's Lament Impulse A 66
90083 The Drum Thing Impulse A 66, ASH 9272-3
90084 Wise One Impulse A 66, ASH 9306-2
90085 Bessie's Blues Impulse IMPD 8-280
90086 Song Of Praise -
* John Coltrane - Crescent (Impulse A 66, IMPD 200)
* Various Artists - The Drums (Impulse ASH 9272-3)
* The Gentle Side Of John Coltrane (Impulse ASH 9306-2)
* John Coltrane - The Classic Quartet: The Complete Impulse! Studio Recordings (Impulse IMPD 8-280)

Wayne Shorter Quintet

Lee Morgan (tp -1/3,6) Wayne Shorter (ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Reggie Workman (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 29, 1964
1. 1339 tk.3 Night Dreamer Blue Note BLP 4173
2. 1340 tk.5 Armageddon -
3. 1341 tk.9 Oriental Folk Song -
4. 1342 tk.12 Virgo -
5. tk.14 Virgo (alt. take) Blue Note CDP 7 84173-2
6. 1343 tk.27 Black Nile Blue Note BLP 4173
7. 1344 tk.35 Charcoal Blues -
* Wayne Shorter - Night Dreamer (Blue Note BLP 4173, BST 84173, CDP 7 84173-2)

Stan Getz - Bill Evans Quartet

Stan Getz (ts) Bill Evans (p) Richard Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, May 5, 1964
  My Heart Stood Still Verve 314 527 953-2
  My Heart Stood Still (complete take) -
  My Heart Stood Still (rehearsal fragments) -
  My Heart Stood Still (alt. take) Verve 833 802-2, 314 527 953-2
  My Heart Stood Still Verve 314 527 953-2
64VK352 | 73L5874 - Verve V6 8833, VE2 2510
  Grandfather's Waltz (breakdown) Verve 314 527 953-2
64VK353 | 73L5876 Grandfather's Waltz Verve V6 8833, VE2 2510
  Grandfather's Waltz (false start) Verve 314 527 953-2
  Grandfather's Waltz (alt. take) Verve 833 802-2, 314 527 953-2
64VK354 | 73L5875 Melinda Verve V6 8833, VE2 2510
  Dark Eyes Verve 314 527 953-2
* Stan Getz And Bill Evans (Verve V6 8833, 833 802-2)
= The Complete Bill Evans On Verve (Verve 314 527 953-2)
* Stan Getz - The Chick Corea/Bill Evans Sessions (Verve VE2 2510)

Stan Getz - Bill Evans Quartet

Stan Getz (ts) Bill Evans (p) Ron Carter (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, May 6, 1964
  Funkallero (rehearsal fragments) Verve 314 527 953-2
64VK355 | 73L5873 Funkallero Verve V6 8833, VE2 2510
64VK356 | 73L5872 But Beautiful -
  Theme From "The Carpetbaggers" Verve 314 527 953-2
  Theme From "The Carpetbaggers" (complete take) -
  - -
  Theme From "The Carpetbaggers" (breakdown) -
64VK359 Theme From "The Carpetbaggers" Verve 833 802-2, 314 527 953-2
  Theme From "The Carpetbaggers" (complete take) Verve 314 527 953-2
  Night And Day (drum warmup) -
  Night And Day (alt. take) Verve 833 802-2, 314 527 953-2
64VK357 | 73L5871 Night And Day Verve V6 8833, VE2 2510
64VK358 WNEW (Theme Song) Verve 833 802-2, 314 527 953-2
* Stan Getz And Bill Evans (Verve V6 8833, 833 802-2)
= The Complete Bill Evans On Verve (Verve 314 527 953-2)
* Stan Getz - The Chick Corea/Bill Evans Sessions (Verve VE2 2510)

Grant Green Quartet

McCoy Tyner (p) Grant Green (g) Bob Cranshaw (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 20, 1964
1355 tk.2 Matador Blue Note (J) GXF 3053
1356 tk.4 Green Jeans -
1357 tk.17 My Favorite Things -
1358 tk.29 Bedouin -
* Grant Green - Matador (Blue Note (J) GXF 3053, (J) GXK 8159, CDP 7 84442-2, (J) BRP 8045)

Bob Brookmeyer Quintet

Bob Brookmeyer (vtb) Stan Getz (ts) Herbie Hancock (p) Ron Carter (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, May 25, 1964
  Sometime Ago Columbia CL 2237
  Bracket -
* Bob Brookmeyer And Friends (Columbia CL 2237, CS 9037)

Bob Brookmeyer Sextet

Bob Brookmeyer (vtb) Stan Getz (ts) Gary Burton (vib) Herbie Hancock (p) Ron Carter (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, May 25-27, 1964
  Jive Hoot Columbia CL 2237
  Misty -
  The Wrinkle -
  Bracket -
  Skylark -
  Sometime Ago -
  I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face -
  Who Cares? -
* Bob Brookmeyer And Friends (Columbia CL 2237, CS 9037)

Bob Brookmeyer Sextet

Bob Brookmeyer (vtb) Stan Getz (ts) Gary Burton (vib) Herbie Hancock (p) Ron Carter (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
NYC, May 26, 1964
  The Wrinkle Columbia CL 2237
  Jive Hot -
* Bob Brookmeyer And Friends (Columbia CL 2237, CS 9037)

Bob Brookmeyer Sextet

Bob Brookmeyer (vtb) Stan Getz (ts) Gary Burton (vib) Herbie Hancock (p) Ron Carter (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
NYC, May 27, 1964
  Skylark Columbia CL 2237
  Who Cares? -
  Misty -
  I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face -
* Bob Brookmeyer And Friends (Columbia CL 2237, CS 9037)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 1, 1964
90127 Crescent Impulse A 66, ASH 9278-2, GRD 3-119
90128 Bessie's Blues Impulse A 66, AS 9200-2, GRD 3-119
* John Coltrane - Crescent (Impulse A 66, IMPD 200)
* The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years, Vol. 3 (Impulse ASH 9278-2)
* The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years (Impulse AS 9200-2)
* A John Coltrane Retrospective: The Impulse! Years (Impulse GRD 3-119)

Grant Green Septet

Duke Pearson (tp -5) James Spaulding (as -1,2,4/7) Joe Henderson (ts -1,2,4/7) McCoy Tyner (p) Grant Green (g) Bob Cranshaw (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 12, 1964
1. tk.3 Grant's Tune Blue Note LT 990
2. tk.14 Minor League -
3. tk.25 Wives And Lovers Blue Note CDP 7 84442-2
4. tk.28 The Kicker Blue Note LT 990
5. Spanish Dancer (Untitled Pearson Tune) rejected
6. tk.35 Ezz-Thetic Blue Note LT 990
7. tk.37 Solid -
* Grant Green - Solid (Blue Note LT 990, B1 33580, CDP 7243 8 33580-2)
* Grant Green - Matador (Blue Note CDP 7 84442-2)

J.J. Johnson Quintet

J.J. Johnson (tb) Toots Thielemans (hca, g) McCoy Tyner (p) Richard Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ or NYC, circa July 4, 1964?
  Lullaby Of Jazzland Impulse A 68
  Across The Karoo Impulse 45-227
  Theme From Lilies Of The Field -
* J.J. Johnson - Proof Positive (Impulse A 68; MCA 29072; Impulse GRD 145)
* J.J. Johnson - Across The Karoo b/w Theme From Lilies Of The Field (Impulse 45-227)

Gil Evans Orchestra

Frank Pehak (tb) Ray Alonge, Julius Watkins (frh) Bill Barber (tu) Wayne Shorter (ts) Al Block, Andy Fitzgerald, George Marge, Bob Tricarico (reeds) Bob Maxwell (harp) Gil Evans (p, arr, cond) Gary Peacock (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, July 9, 1964
64VK428 The Barbara Song Verve V/V6 8555
* The Individualism Of Gil Evans (Verve V/V6 8555)

 

Wayne Shorter (ts) Gil Evans (p, arr) Kenny Burrell (g) Elvin Jones (d) unidentified brass and strings
same location, date
64VK429 | 73L5933 Barracuda (General Assembly) Verve V6 8838
* Gil Evans/Kenny Burrell/Phil Woods - Previously Unreleased Recordings (Verve V6 8838)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Showboat", Philadelphia, PA or "Village Gate", NYC, July, 1964
  My Favorite Things private tape
  2 unknown titles -

Wayne Shorter Quartet

Wayne Shorter (ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Reggie Workman (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 3, 1964
1396 tk.10 Yes Or No Blue Note BLP 4182
1397 tk.12 Mahjong -
1398 tk.15 House Of Jade -
tk.16 House Of Jade (alt. take) Blue Note CDP 7243 8 37644-2
tk.18 Juju (alt. take) -
1399 tk.19 Juju Blue Note BLP 4182
1400 tk.27 Deluge -
1401 tk.29 Twelve More Bars To Go -
* Wayne Shorter - Juju (Blue Note BLP 4182, BST 84182, CDP 7 46514-2, CDP 7243 8 37644-2)

Stanley Turrentine Sextet

Lee Morgan (tp -1/4) Stanley Turrentine (ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Bob Cranshaw (b) Elvin Jones (d) Ray Barretto (cga -1/3)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 4, 1964
1. 1422 tk.1 Shirley Blue Note BLP 4234, LT 1075
2. 1423 tk.11 Wahoo (Stanley's Blues) Blue Note LT 1075
3. 1424 tk.14 Tacos Blue Note BLP 4234, LT 1075
4. 1425 tk.22 Can't Buy Me Love Blue Note LT 1075
5. 1426 tk.23 My Girl Is Just Enough Woman For Me -
* Stanley Turrentine (not released) (Blue Note BLP 4234)
* Stanley Turrentine - Mr. Natural (Blue Note LT 1075)

Grant Green Trio

Larry Young (org) Grant Green (g) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 11, 1964
1429 tk.3 Talkin' 'Bout J.C. Blue Note BLP 4183
1430 tk.8 People -
1431 tk.12 Luny Tune -
1432 tk.14 I'm An Old Cowhand -
1433 tk.17 You Don't Know What Love Is -
* Grant Green - Talkin' About! (Blue Note BLP 4183, BST 84183)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Pep's", Philadelphia, PA, September 18, 1964
  Traneing In private tape
  unknown title -
  Naima -
  2 unknown titles -

Gil Evans Orchestra

Johnny Coles (tp) Frank Pehak (tb) Ray Alonge, Julius Watkins (frh) Bill Barber (tu) Al Block, Andy Fitzgerald, George Marge, Wayne Shorter, Bob Tricarico (reeds) Bob Maxwell (harp) Gil Evans (p, arr, cond) Kenny Burrell (g) Gary Peacock (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, October 29, 1964
64VK520 or 64VK521 Proclamation Verve (J) J33J 20210
- Nothing Like You -
* The Individualism Of Gil Evans (Verve (J) J33J 20210)

Solomon Ilori Band

Donald Byrd (tp) Hubert Laws (fl, ts) Bob Cranshaw (b) Elvin Jones (d) Chief Bey, Ladji Camara, Sunny Morgan, Roger Sanders (per, vo) Solomon Ilori (vo) Coleridge Perkinson (dir)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 30, 1964
1458 tk.4 Bamu Baamu L'ayo (I Have The Strength To Sing) Blue Note unissued
1459 tk.11 Toni Omo Re (Loving Your Child) -
1460 tk.17 Agbamurero (Rhino) -
1461 tk.25 Gbogbo Omo Ibile (Going Home) -
1462 tk.33 Igbesi Aiye (Song Of Praise To God) -

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Birdland", NYC, October, 1964
  Greensleeves private tape
  unknown titles -

Larry Young Quartet

Sam Rivers (ts -1/5) Larry Young (org) Grant Green (g) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 12, 1964
1. 1464 tk.3 Plaza De Toros Blue Note BLP 4187
2. 1465 tk.5 Tyrone -
3. 1466 tk.9 Backup -
4. 1467 tk.10 Paris Eyes -
5. tk.20 Ritha (quartet version) Blue Note CDP 7243 8 21734-2
6. 1468 tk.23 Ritha Blue Note BLP 4187
* Larry Young - Into Somethin' (Blue Note BLP 4187, BST 84187, CDP 7243 8 21734-2)

Grant Green Quartet

Bobby Hutcherson (vib) Larry Young (org) Grant Green (g) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 16, 1964
1469 tk.5 Lazy Afternoon Blue Note BLP 4253
1470 tk.8 I Wish You Love -
1471 tk.12 Somewhere In The Night -
1472 This Is All I Ask rejected
1473 tk.26 Street Of Dreams Blue Note BLP 4253
* Grant Green - Street Of Dreams (Blue Note BLP 4253, BST 84253)

Joe Henderson Quartet

Joe Henderson (ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Bob Cranshaw (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 30, 1964
1481 tk.2 Inner Urge Blue Note BLP 4189
1482 tk.10 You Know I Care -
1483 tk.15 Isotope -
1484 tk.21 Night And Day -
1485 tk.23 El Barrio -
* Joe Henderson - Inner Urge (Blue Note BLP 4189, BST 84189, CDP 7 84189-2)

McCoy Tyner Trio

McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 2, 1964
  It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Impulse AS 9338-2, IMPD 216
  I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) -
* McCoy Tyner - The Early Trios (Impulse AS 9338-2)
* McCoy Tyner Plays Ellington (Impulse IMPD 216)

Kenny Burrell With Gil Evans Orchestra

Johnny Coles or Louis Mucci (tp) Jimmy Cleveland, Jimmy Knepper (tb) Ray Alonge or Julius Watkins (frh) Bill Barber (tu) Andy Fitzgerald, George Marge (fl, ehr) Ray Beckenstein (fl, bcl) Bob Tricarico (basn, ts, fl) Steve Lacy (ss) Lee Konitz (as) Richie Kamuca (ts, ob) Kenny Burrell (g) Ron Carter (b) Elvin Jones or Charlie Persip (d) Gil Evans (arr, cond)
NYC, December 4, 1964
64VK607 Last Night When We Were Young Verve V/V6 8612
64VK608 Moon And Sand -
* Kenny Burrell - Guitar Forms (Verve V/V6 8612)

McCoy Tyner Trio

McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 7, 1964
  Solitude Impulse A 79, AS 9338-2
  Mr. Gentle And Mr. Cool -
  Gypsy Without A Song -
  Gypsy Without A Song (alt. take) Impulse IMPD 216
* McCoy Tyner Plays Ellington (Impulse A 79, IMPD 216)
* McCoy Tyner - The Early Trios (Impulse AS 9338-2)

McCoy Tyner Quintet

McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d) Johnny Pacheco, Willie Rodriguez (per)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 8, 1964
  Duke's Place Impulse A 79
  Caravan -
  Searchin' -
  Satin Doll -
* McCoy Tyner Plays Ellington (Impulse A 79, IMPD 216)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 9, 1964
90243 A Love Supreme, Pt. 1: Acknowledgement Impulse A 77, ASD 9228, GRD 3-119
90244 A Love Supreme, Pt. 2: Resolution Impulse A 77
90245 A Love Supreme, Pt. 3: Pursuance Impulse A 77, AS 9283-2
- A Love Supreme, Pt. 4: Psalm Impulse A 77, AS 9200-2
  A Love Supreme, Pt. 2: Resolution Impulse 314 589 945-2, IMPD 8-280
  - Impulse 314 589 945-2
* John Coltrane - A Love Supreme (Impulse A 77, GRD 155, B0000610-02)
* Various Artists - Impulse Energy Essentials (Impulse ASD 9228)
* Elvin Jones - The Impulse Years (Impulse AS 9283-2)
* The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years (Impulse AS 9200-2)
* A John Coltrane Retrospective: The Impulse! Years (Impulse GRD 3-119)
* John Coltrane - A Love Supreme: Deluxe Edition (Impulse 314 589 945-2)
* John Coltrane - The Classic Quartet: The Complete Impulse! Studio Recordings (Impulse IMPD 8-280)

John Coltrane Sextet

John Coltrane (ts) Archie Shepp (ts -1,2) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Art Davis (b -1,2) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 10, 1964
1. 90246-4 A Love Supreme, Pt. 1: Acknowledgement Impulse 314 589 945-2
2. 90246-6 - -
3. A Love Supreme, Pt. 2: Resolution unissued
4. - -
* John Coltrane - A Love Supreme: Deluxe Edition (Impulse 314 589 945-2)

Kenny Burrell With Gil Evans Orchestra

Johnny Coles or Louis Mucci (tp) Jimmy Cleveland, Jimmy Knepper (tb) Ray Alonge or Julius Watkins (frh) Bill Barber (tu) Andy Fitzgerald, George Marge (fl, ehr) Ray Beckenstein (fl, bcl) Bob Tricarico (basn, ts, fl) Steve Lacy (ss) Lee Konitz (as) Richie Kamuca (ts, ob) Kenny Burrell (g) Ron Carter (b) Elvin Jones or Charlie Persip (d) Gil Evans (arr, cond)
NYC, December 15, 1964
64VK609 Lotus Land Verve V/V6 8612
64VK610 Loie Verve VK 10375, V/V6 8612
* Kenny Burrell - Guitar Forms (Verve V/V6 8612)
* Kenny Burrell - Loie b/w Downstairs (Verve VK 10375)

Wayne Shorter Quintet

Freddie Hubbard (tp -1/3,5/7) Wayne Shorter (ts) Herbie Hancock (p) Ron Carter (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 24, 1964
1. 1499 tk.6 Witch Hunt Blue Note BLP 4194
2. 1500 tk.12 Wild Flower -
3. 1501 tk.14 Speak No Evil -
4. 1502 tk.17 Infant Eyes -
5. 1503 tk.25 Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum -
6. 1504 tk.27 Dance Cadaverous -
7. tk.30 Dance Cadaverous (alt. take) Blue Note CDP 7243 4 99001-2
* Wayne Shorter - Speak No Evil (Blue Note BLP 4194, BST 84194, CDP 7 46509-2, CDP 7243 4 99001-2, B1-ST 46509)

Gil Evans Orchestra

Jimmy Cleveland, Gil Cohen (tb) Don Corrado, Julius Watkins (frh) Al Block (fl) Eric Dolphy (bcl, fl) Steve Lacy (ss) Bob Tricarico (ts) Margaret Ross (harp) Gil Evans (p, arr, cond) Barry Galbraith (g) Paul Chambers, Richard Davis, Ben Tucker (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, 1964
64VK271 Flute Song Verve V/V6 8555
* The Individualism Of Gil Evans (Verve V/V6 8555)

1965

Roland Kirk Quartet

Roland Kirk (ts, mzo, str, fl, siren, ob, cast) Jaki Byard (p) Richard Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 13, 1965
  No Tonic Pres Limelight LM 82027
  From Bechet, Fats And Byas -
  Slippery, Hippery, Flippery -
  Black Diamond -
  Rip, Rig And Panic -
  Once In A While -
  Mystical Dream -
* Roland Kirk - Rip, Rig And Panic (Limelight LM 82027, LS 86027)

Elvin Jones Sextet

J.J. Johnson (tb) Frank Wess (ts, fl) Charles Davis (bars) Don Friedman (p) Paul Chambers (b) Elvin Jones (d) Melba Liston (arr, cond)
NYC, February 16, 1965
8631 Azan Atlantic LP 1443
8632 Len Sirrah -
8633 Soon After -
* Elvin Jones - And Then Again (Atlantic LP 1443, SD 1443)

John Coltrane Quintet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Art Davis (b -1,2) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 17, 1965
1. 90253 Nature Boy Impulse IZ 9345-2
2. 90254 Feelin' Good unissued
3. 90255 Chim Chim Cheree -
* The Mastery Of John Coltrane, Vol. 1 - Feelin' Good (Impulse IZ 9345-2)

John Coltrane Quintet

John Coltrane (ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Art Davis, Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 18, 1965
90256 Nature Boy Impulse A 85, GRD 3-119
90257 Feelin' Good Impulse IZ 9345-2
- Feelin' Good (alt. take) Impulse IMPD 8-280
* The John Coltrane Quartet Plays (Impulse A 85, IMPD 214)
* The Mastery Of John Coltrane, Vol. 1 - Feelin' Good (Impulse IZ 9345-2)
* A John Coltrane Retrospective: The Impulse! Years (Impulse GRD 3-119)
* John Coltrane - The Classic Quartet: The Complete Impulse! Studio Recordings (Impulse IMPD 8-280)

Elvin Jones Quartet

Charlie Mariano (as) Hank Jones (p -3/6) Richard Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 23, 1965
1. Smoke Rings Impulse A 88
2. This Love Of Mine -
3. Anthropology -
4. Feeling Good -
5. Fantazm -
6. That Five-Four Bag Impulse A 101, GRD 126
* Elvin Jones - Dear John C. (Impulse A 88; MCA 29068; Impulse GRD 126)
* Various Artists - The Definitive Jazz Scene, Vol. 3 (Impulse A 101, A 9101)

Elvin Jones Quartet

Charlie Mariano (as) Roland Hanna (p -1/3) Richard Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 25, 1965
1. Dear John C. Impulse A 88
2. Ballade -
3. Love Bird -
4. Everything Happens To Me -
* Elvin Jones - Dear John C. (Impulse A 88; MCA 29068; Impulse GRD 126)

Elvin Jones Sextet

Thad Jones (cor, arr) J.J. Johnson (tb -1/3) Charles Davis (bars -1/3) Hank Jones (p) Art Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d) Melba Liston (arr, cond)
NYC, March 18, 1965
1. 8758 Elvin Elpus Atlantic LP 1443
2. 8759 Forever Summer -
3. 8760 All Deliberate Speed -
4. 8761 And Then Again -
* Elvin Jones - And Then Again (Atlantic LP 1443, SD 1443)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Half Note", NYC, March 19, 1965
  Lonnie's Lament rejected
  Chim Chim Cheree J For Jazz JFJ 800
  Impressions -
* John Coltrane (J For Jazz JFJ 800)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Half Note", NYC, March 26, 1965
  introduction and announcements Impulse B0002380-02
  One Down, One Up -
  announcements -
  Afro Blue -
* John Coltrane Live At The Half Note - One Down, One Up (Impulse B0002380-02)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Village Gate", NYC, March 28, 1965
90374 Nature Boy Impulse A 90, ASH 9278-2
  Bass Solo unissued
  One Down, One Up -
* Various Artists - The New Wave In Jazz (Impulse A 90, GRD 137)
* The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years, Vol. 3 (Impulse ASH 9278-2)

Grant Green Quartet

Hank Mobley (ts -1/3,5,6) Larry Young (org) Grant Green (g) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 31, 1965
1. 1550 tk.2 Corcovado (Quiet Nights) Blue Note 45-1919, BLP 4202
2. 1551 tk.4 At Long Last Love Blue Note BLP 4202
3. 1552 tk.10 Speak Low -
4. 1553 tk.11 This Could Be The Start Of Something Big -
5. 1554 tk.16 I Want To Hold Your Hand Blue Note 45-1919, BLP 4202
6. 1555 tk.21 Stella By Starlight Blue Note BLP 4202
* Grant Green - I Want To Hold Your Hand (Blue Note BLP 4202, BST 84202)
* Grant Green - I Want To Hold Your Hand b/w Corcovado (Blue Note 45-1919)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Half Note", NYC, April 2, 1965
  Untitled Original (Creation) Blue Parrot (E) AR 700
  I Want To Talk About You private tape
  Afro Blue (incomplete) -
* John Coltrane - Creation (Blue Parrot (E) AR 700)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Half Note", NYC, May 7, 1965
  introduction and announcements Impulse B0002380-02
  Song Of Praise (Brasilia) Ozone 21; Blue Parrot (E) AR 705; Impulse B0002380-02
  announcements Impulse B0002380-02
  My Favorite Things Blue Parrot (E) AR 705; Impulse B0002380-02
* John Coltrane (Ozone 21)
* John Coltrane - Brazilia (Blue Parrot (E) AR 705)
* John Coltrane Live At The Half Note - One Down, One Up (Impulse B0002380-02)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 17, 1965
90305 Chim Chim Cheree Impulse A 85, AS 9223-2, GRD 3-119
90306 Brasilia Impulse A 85
90307 Song Of Praise Impulse A 85, ASY 9284-3
* The John Coltrane Quartet Plays (Impulse A 85, IMPD 214)
* The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years, Vol. 2 (Impulse AS 9223-2)
* Various Artists - The Bass (Impulse ASY 9284-3)
* A John Coltrane Retrospective: The Impulse! Years (Impulse GRD 3-119)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ts) McCoy Tyner (p -1,4/9) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 10, 1965
1. 90312 Welcome Impulse A 9106, AS 9235-2, ASH 9278-2, ASH 9306-2, GRD 3-119
2. 90313 The Last Blues Impulse IMPD 246
3. 90314 Untitled 90314 Impulse IZ 9345-2
4. 90315 Transition Impulse AS 9195
5. 90316 Suite, Pt. 1 Prayer And Meditation: Day -
6. - Suite, Pt. 2 Peace And After -
7. - Suite, Pt. 3 Prayer And Meditation: Evening -
8. - Suite, Pt. 4 Affirmation -
9. - Suite, Pt. 5 Prayer And Meditation: 4 A.M. -
* John Coltrane - Kulu Se Mama (Impulse A 9106, 314 543 412-2)
* McCoy Tyner - Reevaluation: The Impulse Years (Impulse AS 9235-2)
* The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years, Vol. 3 (Impulse ASH 9278-2)
* The Gentle Side Of John Coltrane (Impulse ASH 9306-2)
* The Mastery Of John Coltrane, Vol. 1 - Feelin' Good (Impulse IZ 9345-2)
* John Coltrane - Transition (Impulse AS 9195, GRD 124)
* A John Coltrane Retrospective: The Impulse! Years (Impulse GRD 3-119)
* John Coltrane - Living Space (Impulse IMPD 246)

John Coltrane Quartet plus Alice Coltrane Trio

John Coltrane (ss, ts) Murray Adler (concertmaster -2) James Getzoff or Gerald Vinci, Gordon Marron, Michael White (vln -2) Rollice Dale, Myra Kestenbaum (vla -2) Jesse Ehrlich, Edgar Lustgarten (vlc -2) Alice Coltrane (harp, tambura -2) McCoy Tyner (p -1/3,5/7) John Chapman (tambura -2) Jimmy Garrison (b -1/3,5/7) Elvin Jones (d) Oran Coltrane (bells -2)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 16, 1965
1. 90317 Living Space Impulse IZ 9345-2, GRD 3-119
2. - Living Space (overdubbed version) Impulse AS 9225, ASH 9278-2
3. 90318 Dusk Dawn Impulse IZ 9345-2
4. 90319 Vigil Impulse A 9106, AS 9283-2
5. 90320 Untitled 90320 Impulse IZ 9345-2
6. Living Space (alt. take) Impulse IMPD 8-280
7. Dusk Dawn (alt. take) Impulse 314 543 412-2
8. Vigil (breakdown???) unissued
* The Mastery Of John Coltrane, Vol. 1 - Feelin' Good (Impulse IZ 9345-2)
* John Coltrane - Infinity (Impulse AS 9225)
* The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years, Vol. 3 (Impulse ASH 9278-2)
* John Coltrane - Kulu Se Mama (Impulse A 9106, 314 543 412-2)
* Elvin Jones - The Impulse Years (Impulse AS 9283-2)
* A John Coltrane Retrospective: The Impulse! Years (Impulse GRD 3-119)
* John Coltrane - The Classic Quartet: The Complete Impulse! Studio Recordings (Impulse IMPD 8-280)

John Coltrane Orchestra

Freddie Hubbard, Dewey Johnson (tp) Marion Brown, John Tchicai (as) John Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders, Archie Shepp (ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Art Davis, Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 28, 1965
90321-1 Ascension, Ed. 1: Pt. 1 Impulse A 95, ASD 9228
90322-1 Ascension, Ed. 1: Pt. 2 Impulse A 95
90321-2 Ascension, Ed. 2: Pt. 1 Impulse AS 95, AS 9223-2
90322-2 Ascension, Ed. 2: Pt. 2 Impulse AS 95
* John Coltrane - Ascension, Ed. 1 (Impulse A 95)
= John Coltrane - Ascension (Impulse 314 543 413-2)
* Various Artists - Impulse Energy Essentials (Impulse ASD 9228)
* John Coltrane - Ascension, Ed. 2 (Impulse AS 95)
= John Coltrane - Ascension (Impulse 314 543 413-2)
* The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years, Vol. 2 (Impulse AS 9223-2)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, July 2, 1965
  Spoken Introduction To John Coltrane's Set By Father Norman O'Connor Impulse A 94, B0009076-02
90350 One Down, One Up Impulse A 94, AS 9235-2, B0009076-02
  My Favorite Things Impulse IZ 9345-2, B0009076-02
* John Coltrane/Archie Shepp - New Thing At Newport (Impulse A 94, 314 543 414-2)
* McCoy Tyner - Reevaluation: The Impulse Years (Impulse AS 9235-2)
* The Mastery Of John Coltrane, Vol. 1 - Feelin' Good (Impulse IZ 9345-2)
* John Coltrane - My Favorite Things: Coltrane At Newport (Impulse B0009076-02)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Festival Mondial Du Jazz Antibes", Juan-les-Pins, France, July 26, 1965
  Introduction By Andre Francis Impulse 314 589 945-2
  A Love Supreme, Pt. 1: Acknowledgement Ingo (It) eleven; Impulse 314 589 945-2
  A Love Supreme, Pt. 2: Resolution -
  A Love Supreme, Pt. 3: Pursuance Ingo (It) eleven; Jazz Connoisseur (Israel) JC 112; Impulse 314 589 945-2
  A Love Supreme, Pt. 4: Psalm Ingo (It) eleven; Impulse 314 589 945-2
* John Coltrane Quartet Live In Concert - A Love Supreme (Ingo (It) eleven)
* John Coltrane - Coltrane Quartet And Quintet In Europe (Jazz Connoisseur (Israel) JC 112)
* John Coltrane - A Love Supreme: Deluxe Edition (Impulse 314 589 945-2)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Juan-les-Pins Jazz Festival", Antibes, France, July 27, 1965
  Naima BYG (J) YX 4001/02, (J) YX 2026; Esoldun (F) FC 119
  Blue Valse (Blue Waltz) Esoldun (F) FC 119
  Afro Blue -
  My Favorite Things -
  Impressions BYG (J) YX 4001/02, (J) YX 2027; Esoldun (F) FC 119
* John Coltrane Live In Paris (BYG (J) YX 4001/02; Affinity (E) AFFD 24)
* John Coltrane Live In Paris, Pt. 1 (BYG (J) YX 2026)
* John Coltrane Live In Antibes 1965 (Esoldun (F) FC 119)
* John Coltrane Live In Paris, Pt. 2 (BYG (J) YX 2027)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, July 28, 1965
  Afro Blue (incomplete) BYG (J) YX 4001/02, (J) YX 2026
  Impressions -
  Blue Valse (Blue Waltz) BYG (J) YX 4001/02, (J) YX 2027
* John Coltrane Live In Paris (BYG (J) YX 4001/02; Affinity (E) AFFD 24)
* John Coltrane Live In Paris, Pt. 1 (BYG (J) YX 2026)
* John Coltrane Live In Paris, Pt. 2 (BYG (J) YX 2027)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Comblain-la-Tour, Belgium, August 1, 1965
  Untitled Original (Vigil) Landscape (F) LS2 922
  Naima VideoArts Music (J) VAVJ 165; Landscape (F) LS2 922
  My Favorite Things -
* John Coltrane Live In Comblain-La-Tour 1965 (Landscape (F) LS2 922)
* The World According To John Coltrane (VideoArts Music (J) VAVJ 165)

John Coltrane Quintet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) Archie Shepp (ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Down Beat Jazz Festival", Soldier's Field, Chicago, IL, August 15, 1965
  Nature Boy / Blue Valse (Blue Waltz) private tape

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
RCA Victor Studios, NYC, August 26, 1965
90363 Dearly Beloved Impulse AS 9211
90364 Attaining Impulse AS 9211, AS 9283-2
90365 Sun Ship Impulse AS 9211, AS 9235-2
90366 Ascent Impulse AS 9211
90367 Amen -
* John Coltrane - Sun Ship (Impulse AS 9211)
* Elvin Jones - The Impulse Years (Impulse AS 9283-2)
* McCoy Tyner - Reevaluation: The Impulse Years (Impulse AS 9235-2)

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 2, 1965
90379 Love Impulse AS 9332
- Compassion -
- Joy -
90380 Consequences -
- Serenity -
* John Coltrane - First Meditations (For Quartet) (Impulse AS 9332, GRD 118)

John Coltrane Quartet plus Alice Coltrane Group

John Coltrane (ss, ts) Murray Adler (concertmaster -2) James Getzoff or Gerald Vinci, Gordon Marron, Michael White (vln -2) Rollice Dale, Myra Kestenbaum (vla -2) Jesse Ehrlich, Edgar Lustgarten (vlc -2) Alice Coltrane (harp, vib -2) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Charlie Haden (b -2) Elvin Jones (d)
Coast Recorders, San Francisco, CA, September 22, 1965
1. Joy Impulse IZ 9345-2, GRD 118
2. Joy (overdubbed version) Impulse AS 9225
* The Mastery Of John Coltrane, Vol. 1 - Feelin' Good (Impulse IZ 9345-2)
* John Coltrane - Infinity (Impulse AS 9225)
* John Coltrane - First Meditations (For Quartet) (Impulse GRD 118)

John Coltrane Sextet

Donald Garrett (bcl, b) John Coltrane (ss, ts) Pharoah Sanders (ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"The Penthouse", Seattle, WA, September 30, 1965
  Bass Duet unissued
91198 Cosmos Impulse AS 9202-2, AS 9267-2, ASH 9278-2
  Bass Solo unissued
  Thumb Piano Piece -
91200 Evolution Impulse AS 9202-2
  Tapestry In Sound -
91199 Out Of This World, Pt. 1&2 -
  Body And Soul Impulse GRD 2-146
  Afro Blue -
  unknown title unissued
  unknown title (Lush Life???) -
* John Coltrane Featuring Pharoah Sanders Live In Seattle (Impulse AS 9202-2, GRD 2-146)
* Various Artists - No Energy Crisis (Impulse AS 9267-2)
* The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years, Vol. 3 (Impulse ASH 9278-2)

John Coltrane Octet

John Coltrane (ss, ts, bcl, per, bagpipes) Carlos Ward (as) Pharoah Sanders, Archie Shepp (ts, per) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Rashied Ali, Elvin Jones (d)
"Village Gate", NYC, September, 1965
  Afro Blue rejected
  Out Of This World -

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) Archie Shepp (ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones, unknown (d)
September, 1965
  But Not For Me private tape
  unknown title -

John Coltrane Septet

Joe Brazil (fl) Donald Garrett (bcl, fl) John Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders (ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d) unknown (per) unknown (voice)
Camelot Sound Studios, Lynwood, WA, October 1, 1965
90435 Om, Pt. 1 Impulse A 9140
90436 Om, Pt. 2 Impulse A 9140, AS 9200-2
* John Coltrane - Om (Impulse A 9140)
* The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years (Impulse AS 9200-2)

John Coltrane Octet

Donald Garrett (bcl, b) John Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders (ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d) Frank Butler (d, per) Juno Lewis (vo, per)
Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 14, 1965
90676 Kulu Se Mama Impulse A 9106, AS 9200-2
90677 Selflessness Impulse AS 9161
* John Coltrane - Kulu Se Mama (Impulse A 9106, 314 543 412-2)
* The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years (Impulse AS 9200-2)
* John Coltrane - Selflessness Featuring My Favorite Things (Impulse AS 9161)

Larry Young Quartet

Woody Shaw (tp -1,2,4/6) Joe Henderson (ts -1,2,4/6) Larry Young (org) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 10, 1965
1. 1676 tk.5 If Blue Note BLP 4221
2. 1677 tk.17 Beyond All Limits -
3. 1678 tk.18 Monk's Dream -
4. 1679 tk.21 The Moontrane -
5. 1680 tk.22 Zoltan -
6. 1681 tk.25 Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise -
* Larry Young - Unity (Blue Note BLP 4221, BST 84221, CDP 7 84221-2)

John Coltrane Sextet

John Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders (ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Rashied Ali, Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 23, 1965
90413 The Father And The Son And The Holy Ghost Impulse A 9110, AS 9223-2
- Compassion Impulse A 9110
90414 Love -
- Consequences -
- Serenity Impulse A 9110, AS 9235-2, AS 9283-2
* John Coltrane - Meditations (Impulse A 9110, IMPD 199)
* The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years, Vol. 2 (Impulse AS 9223-2)
* McCoy Tyner - Reevaluation: The Impulse Years (Impulse AS 9235-2)
* Elvin Jones - The Impulse Years (Impulse AS 9283-2)

1966

Earl Hines And His Orchestra

Cat Anderson, Bill Berry, Ray Nance, Clark Terry (tp) Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper (tb) Jimmy Hamilton (cl, ts) Johnny Hodges, Russell Procope (as) Harold Ashby, Paul Gonsalves (ts) Earl Hines (p) Richard Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, January 10, 1966
  Once Upon A Time Impulse A 9108
* Earl Hines - Once Upon A Time (Impulse A 9108; MCA 29070; Impulse 024 654 492-2)

Earl Hines And His Orchestra

Cat Anderson (tp) Ray Nance (tp, vo) Lawrence Brown (tb) Pee Wee Russell (cl) Jimmy Hamilton (cl -1, ts -2,3) Paul Gonsalves (ts) Earl Hines (p) Aaron Bell (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, January 11, 1966
1. Fantastic, That's You Impulse A 9108
2. The Blues In My Flat -
3. You Can Depend On Me -
* Earl Hines - Once Upon A Time (Impulse A 9108; MCA 29070; Impulse 024 654 492-2)

Freddie Hubbard Sextet

Freddie Hubbard (tp) Hosea Taylor (as, basn) Joe Henderson (ts) Herbie Hancock (p, cel) Reggie Workman (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 5, 1966
1706 tk.6 The Melting Pot Blue Note CDP 7 46545-2
1707 tk.10 True Colors -
  For B.P. rejected
* Freddie Hubbard - Blue Spirits (Blue Note CDP 7 46545-2)

Elvin Jones Sextet

Thad Jones (tp) Hank Mobley (ts) Dollar Brand (p) Steve James (el-p -1,5) Don Moore (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, March 23, 1966
1. 10052 Lycra Too Atlantic LP 1485
2. 10053 H.M. On F.M. -
3. 10054 Tintiyana -
4. 10055 The Juggler -
5. 12832 Lycra Too (edited version) Atlantic 2437
* Elvin Jones - Midnight Walk (Atlantic LP 1485, SD 1485)
* Elvin Jones - Lycra Too b/w Midnight Walk (Atlantic 2437)

Elvin Jones Sextet

Thad Jones (tp) Hank Mobley (ts) Dollar Brand (p) Don Moore (b) Elvin Jones (d) George Abend (per)
NYC, March 24, 1966
10058 All Of Us Atlantic LP 1485
10059 Cross Purpose -
10060 Midnight Walk -
10061 Untitled unissued
12831 Midnight Walk (edited version) Atlantic 2437
* Elvin Jones - Midnight Walk (Atlantic LP 1485, SD 1485)
* Elvin Jones - Lycra Too b/w Midnight Walk (Atlantic 2437)

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Freddie Hubbard (tp -1) Sonny Rollins (ts) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 9, 1966
1. East Broadway Run Down Impulse A 9121, AS 9236-2
2. Blessing In Disguise -
3. We Kiss In A Shadow Impulse A 9121
* Sonny Rollins - East Broadway Run Down (Impulse A 9121, IMPD 161)
* Sonny Rollins - Reevaluation: The Impulse Years (Impulse AS 9236-2)

1967 (The age of 40)

McCoy Tyner Quartet

Joe Henderson (ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Ron Carter (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 21, 1967
1873 tk.1 Contemplation Blue Note BLP 4264
1874 tk.6 Passion Dance -
1875 tk.7 Blues On The Corner -
1876 tk.12 Four By Five -
1877 tk.18 Search For Peace -
* McCoy Tyner - The Real McCoy (Blue Note BLP 4264, BST 84264, CDP 7 46512-2)

Tete Montoliu Trio

Tete Montoliu (p) Richard Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Village Gate", NYC, summer 1967
  unknown titles Impulse unissued

Lee Konitz Duets

Lee Konitz (ts) Elvin Jones (d)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, September 25, 1967
  Variations On Alone Together, II Milestone MSP 9013
* The Lee Konitz Duets (Milestone MSP 9013; Fantasy OJC 466, OJCCD 466-2)

 

Lee Konitz (as) Karl Berger (vib) Eddie Gomez (b) Elvin Jones (d)
same location, date
  Variations On Alone Together, V Milestone MSP 9013
* The Lee Konitz Duets (Milestone MSP 9013; Fantasy OJC 466, OJCCD 466-2)

 

Marshall Brown (vtb) Lee Konitz (as, el-ts) Joe Henderson, Richie Kamuca (ts) Karl Berger (vib) Dick Katz (p) Jim Hall (g) Eddie Gomez (b) Elvin Jones (d)
same location, date
  Alphanumeric Milestone MSP 9013
* The Lee Konitz Duets (Milestone MSP 9013; Fantasy OJC 466, OJCCD 466-2)

Jazz For A Sunday Afternoon

Dizzy Gillespie (tp) Pepper Adams (bars) Chick Corea (p) Ray Nance (violin) Richard Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, October 1, 1967
  Birks' Works (Dizzy's Blues) Solid State SS 18034
  Lullaby Of The Leaves Solid State SS 18027
* Dizzy Gillespie At The Village Vanguard (Solid State SS 18034)
* Various Artists - Jazz For A Sunday Afternoon, Vol. 1 (Solid State SS 18027)

 

Marvin Stamm (tp) Garnett Brown (tb) Joe Farrell (ts) Chick Corea (p) Richard Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d)
same location, date
  13 Avenue B Solid State SS 18052
  Stella By Starlight -
  Bachafillen unissued
* Various Artists - Jazz For A Sunday Afternoon, Vol. 4 (Solid State SS 18052)

Jaki Byard Trio

Jaki Byard (p, g) David Izenzon (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, October 31, 1967
  Cast Away Prestige PR 7550
  Chandra -
  Diane's Melody -
  Sunshine -
  St. Louis Blues -
  Transition -
  Zildjian -
* Jaki Byard - Sunshine Of My Soul (Prestige PR 7550; Fantasy OJCCD 1946-2)

1968

Elvin Jones Quartet/Trio

Hannibal Marvin Peterson (tp -4) George Coleman (ts) Wilbur Little (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, March 20, 1968
1. Spoken Introduction  
2. By George Enja (G) ENJ 2036-1
3. Laura -
4. Mister Jones -
5. You Don't Know What Love Is -
6. Closing Talk By Elvin Jones  
* Elvin Jones Live At The Village Vanguard (Enja (G) ENJ 2036-1, ENJ 2036-2)

Elvin Jones Quartet/Trio

Hannibal Marvin Peterson (tp -10,11) George Coleman (ts) Wilbur Little (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, March, 1968?
1. A Night In Tunisia Honeydew HD 6602
2. Blues Inside Out -
3. Whew Honeydew HD 6603
4. Blues Inside Out -
5. You Don't Know What Love Is -
6. Body And Soul -
7. Yesterdays Honeydew HD 6604
8. A Night In Tunisia -
9. Body And Soul -
10. Mr. Jones Honeydew HD 6605
11. Raunchy Rita -
* Elvin Jones - Sky Scrapers, Vol. 1 (Honeydew HD 6602)
* Elvin Jones - Sky Scrapers, Vol. 2 (Honeydew HD 6603)
* Elvin Jones - Sky Scrapers, Vol. 3 (Honeydew HD 6604)
* Elvin Jones - Sky Scrapers, Vol. 4 (Honeydew HD 6605)

Elvin Jones Trio

Joe Farrell (ts, ss, fl, picc) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 8, 1968
2084 tk.2 Village Green Blue Note BLP 4282
2085 tk.3 Sweet Little Maia -
2086 tk.8 Reza -
2087 tk.16 For Heaven's Sake -
2088 tk.17 Keiko's Birthday March -
2089 tk.24 Gingerbread Boy -
2090 tk.27 Jay-Ree -
* Elvin Jones - Puttin' It Together (Blue Note BLP 4282, BST 84282, CDP 7 84282-2)

Ornette Coleman Quartet

Ornette Coleman (as, violin) Dewey Redman (ts) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
A&R Studios, NYC, April 29, 1968
2099 tk.2 We Now Interrupt For A Commercial Blue Note BST 84287
tk.7 Love Call (alt. take) Blue Note CDP 7 84356-2
3000 tk.8 The Garden Of Souls Blue Note BST 84287
3001 tk.12 Open To The Public Blue Note BST 84356
3002 tk.14/15 Toy Dance Blue Note BST 84287
3003 tk.16 Check Out Time (alt. take) Blue Note CDP 7 84356-2
3004 tk.18 Airborne Blue Note BST 84356
tk.19 Broadway Blues (alt. take) Blue Note CDP 7 84287-2
* Ornette Coleman - New York Is Now!, Vol. 1 (Blue Note BST 84287, CDP 7 84287-2)
* Ornette Coleman - Love Call (Blue Note BST 84356, CDP 7 84356-2)

Ornette Coleman Quartet

Ornette Coleman (as, violin) Dewey Redman (ts) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
A&R Studios, NYC, May 7, 1968
3018 tk.4 Love Call Blue Note BST 84356
3019 tk.5 Round Trip Blue Note BST 84287
3017 tk.7 Just For You Blue Note CDP 7 84356-2
3016 tk.12/16 Broadway Blues Blue Note BST 84287
tk.13 Check Out Time Blue Note BST 84356
tk.14 The Garden Of Souls Blue Note BST 84287
* Ornette Coleman - Love Call (Blue Note BST 84356, CDP 7 84356-2)
* Ornette Coleman - New York Is Now!, Vol. 1 (Blue Note BST 84287, CDP 7 84287-2)

Elvin Jones Trio

Joe Farrell (ts, ss, fl) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 6, 1968
4001 tk.3 What Is This? Blue Note BST 84305
4002 tk.6 In The Truth -
4003 tk.9 Ascendant -
4004 tk.23 Sometimes Joie -
4005 tk.25 Yesterdays -
4006 tk.26 We'll Be Together Again -
* Elvin Jones - The Ultimate (Blue Note BST 84305)

Pepper Adams - Zoot Sims Quintet

Zoot Sims (ts) Pepper Adams (bars) Tommy Flanagan (p) Ron Carter (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, December 11 & 12, 1968
  Inanout Prestige PR 7677
  Star-Crossed Lovers -
  Cindy's Tune -
  Serenity -
  I've Just Seen Her -
  Elusive -
  Punjab -
  Verdandi -
* Pepper Adams - Encounter! (Prestige PR 7677; Fantasy OJCCD 892-2)

Elvin Jones Trio

Joe Farrell (ts, ss) Jimmy Garrison (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Continental, 1968
  Village Greene Top Jazz (It) SJ 1017
  Yesterday -
  Gingerbread Boy -
* Philly Joe Jones Quintet/Elvin Jones Trio (Top Jazz (It) SJ 1017)

Elvin Jones - Richard Davis Quartet

Frank Foster (ts -1/3,5,6) Billy Greene (p -1,3,5,6) Richard Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d, g)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1968
1. Raunchy Rita Impulse AS 9160
2. Shiny Stockings Impulse AS 9160, AS 9283-2
3. M.E. Impulse AS 9160
4. Summertime Impulse AS 9160, ASY 9284-3
5. Elvin's Guitar Blues Impulse AS 9160
6. Here's That Rainy Day -
* Elvin Jones/Richard Davis - Heavy Sounds (Impulse AS 9160, 314 547 959-2)
* Elvin Jones - The Impulse Years (Impulse AS 9283-2)
* Various Artists - The Bass (Impulse ASY 9284-3)

1969

Phineas Newborn Trio

Phineas Newborn Jr. (p) Ray Brown (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Contemporary Records' Studio, Los Angeles, CA, February 12 & 13, 1969
  Please Send Me Someone To Love Contemporary S 7622
  Rough Ridin' -
  Come Sunday -
  Brentwood Blues -
  He's A Real Gone Guy -
  Black Coffee -
  Little Niles -
  Stay On It -
  Harlem Blues Contemporary S 7634
  Sweet And Lovely -
  Little Girl Blue -
  Ray's Idea -
  Stella By Starlight -
  Tenderly -
  Cookin' At The Continental -
* Phineas Newborn Jr. - Please Send Me Someone To Love (Contemporary S 7622; Fantasy OJCCD 947-2)
* Phineas Newborn Jr. - Harlem Blues (Contemporary S 7634; Fantasy OJCCD 662-2)

Barney Kessel Quartet

Bobby Hutcherson (vib) Barney Kessel (g) Chuck Domanico (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Los Angeles, CA, March 12, 1969
  Moving Up Contemporary M 3618, FCD 60-021
  Blue Grass Contemporary M 3618
  This Guy's In Love With You Contemporary M 3618, CCD 6022-2
  Blues Up, Down And All Around Contemporary M 3618
  The Sounds Of Silence -
  Two Note Samba -
* Barney Kessel - Feeling Free (Contemporary M 3618, S 7618; Fantasy OJC 179, OJCCD 1043-2)
* Barney Kessel - Plays For Lovers (Contemporary CCD 6022-2)
* The Artistry Of Barney Kessel (Contemporary FCD 60-021)

Elvin Jones Septet

Lee Morgan (tp) George Coleman (ts -1/4) Joe Farrell (ts, ss, fl, afl) Wilbur Little (b) Elvin Jones (d) Candido Camero (cga -1,2,4,5) Miguelito Valdes (per -1,4,5)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 14, 1969
1. 3852 tk.1 Dido Afrique Blue Note BN-LA 506-H2
2. 3853 tk.4 Champagne Baby -
3. 3854 tk.8 Inner Space -
4. 3855 tk.14 Raynay -
5. 3856 tk.18 Once I Loved (O Amor Em Paz) -
* Elvin Jones - The Prime Elements (Blue Note BN-LA 506-H2)
= Elvin Jones - At This Point In Time (Blue Note CDP 7243 4 93385-2)

Eddie Gale Nonet With Noble Gale Singers

Eddie Gale (tp) Roland Alexander (ss, fl -2/8) Jimmy Lyons (as -2/8) Russell Lyle (ts, fl -2/8) Jo Ann Gale Stevens (g, vo -2/8) Henry Pearson, Judah Samuel (b) Elvin Jones (d) John Robinson (African d -2/8) Sylvia Bibbs, Charles Davis, Paula Nadine Larkin, William Norwood, Fulumi Prince, Carol Ann Robinson, Sondra Walston (vo -2/8)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 2, 1969
1. 4219 Ghetto Summertime Blue Note 45-1952, BST 84320
2. 4220 The Gleeker Blue Note BST 84320
3. 4221 It Must Be You -
4. 4222 Black Rhythm Happening Blue Note 45-1952, BST 84320
5. 4223 Look At Teyonda Blue Note BST 84320
6. 4224 Song Of Will -
7. 4379 Ghetto Love Night -
8. 4380 Mexico Thing -
* Eddie Gale - Black Rhythm Happening (Blue Note BST 84320)
* Eddie Gale - Black Rhythm Happening b/w Ghetto Summertime (Blue Note 45-1952)

Elvin Jones Septet

Fred Tompkins (fl -2) George Coleman (ts -1,3/6) Joe Farrell (ts, fl, ehr, bfl) Pepper Adams (bars -1,3,4,6) Wilbur Little (b) Elvin Jones (d) Candido Camero (cga -1,4,6)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 26, 1969
1. 5210 tk.1 Mr. Jones Blue Note BST 84331, BN-LA 110-F
2. 5211 tk.3 Yes Blue Note BST 84331
3. tk.5 unknown title rejected
4. 5212 tk.9 Agappe Love Blue Note BST 84331
5. 5214 tk.12 Whew -
6. 5213 tk.14 Agenda -
* Elvin Jones - Poly-Currents (Blue Note BST 84331, CDP 7 84331-2)
* Elvin Jones - Mr. Jones (Blue Note BN-LA 110-F)

1970

McCoy Tyner Sextet

Wayne Shorter (ss, ts) Gary Bartz (as) Alice Coltrane (harp -2/4) McCoy Tyner (p) Ron Carter (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 9, 1970
1. tk.3 The Wanderer Blue Note BST 84419
2. tk.4 Message From The Nile -
3. tk.5 His Blessings -
4. tk.6 Survival Blues -
* McCoy Tyner - Extensions (not released) (Blue Note BST 84419)
= McCoy Tyner - Extensions (Blue Note BN-LA 006-F)

Leon Thomas - T-Bone Walker - Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson - Joe Turner

Russ Andrews (ts) Wynton Kelly (p) Lawrence Lucie (g) Al Hall (b) Elvin Jones (d) Joe Turner (vo -1,2) T-Bone Walker (vo -6,7) Eddie Vinson (vo, as -3/5)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, May, 1970
1. Honey Hush Flying Dutchman/Bluestime (H) BT 9009
2. Yakety Yak -
3. Cleanhead Blues -
4. I Had A Dream -
5. Person To Person -
6. Stormy Monday Blues -
7. Sail On -
* Various Artists - Super Black Blues, Vol. 2 (Flying Dutchman/Bluestime (H) BT 9009)

Elvin Jones Quintet

George Coleman (ts) Frank Foster (ts, acl) Wilbur Little (b) Elvin Jones (d) Candido Camero (cga, tamb)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 17, 1970
6675 Simone Blue Note BST 84361
6673 5/4 Thing -
6674 Ural Stradania -
6672 Yesterdays -
6671 Shinjitu -
* Elvin Jones - Coalition (Blue Note BST 84361)

1971

Elvin Jones Quintet

Frank Foster (ts, afl, acl) Joe Farrell, Dave Liebman (ts, ss) Gene Perla (b, el-b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 12, 1971
7400 Slumber Blue Note BST 84369
7402 Cecilia Is Love -
7398 (tk.2) P.P. Phoenix -
7399 (tk.5) For All The Other Times -
7401 Three Card Molly -
9078 Who's Afraid... Blue Note BST 84414
* Elvin Jones - Genesis (Blue Note BST 84369)
* Elvin Jones - Merry-Go-Round (Blue Note BST 84414)

Elvin Jones Quintet

Joe Farrell (ts, fl) Frank Foster (ts, ss) Chick Corea (p) Gene Perla (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"John Coltrane Memorial Concert", "Town Hall", NYC, September 12, 1971
  Shinjitu PM Records PMR 004; Jazz Door (G) JD 1255
  Simone -
* Elvin Jones Live (PM Records PMR 004)
* Elvin Jones - The John Coltrane Memorial Concert (Jazz Door (G) JD 1255)

Joe Farrell Quintet

Joe Farrell (ts, ss, fl, afl, picc, arr, cond) Chick Corea (el-p) Buster Williams (b) Elvin Jones (d) Airto Moreira (per)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, circa November 4, 1971
  Outback CTI 6014
  Sound Down -
  Bleeding Orchid -
  November 68th -
* Joe Farrell - Outback (CTI 6014, 8005)

Elvin Jones Tentet

Steve Grossman, Dave Liebman (ts, ss) Joe Farrell (ts, ss, fl, picc) Pepper Adams (bars) Chick Corea, Jan Hammer (p, el-p) Yoshiaki Masuo (g) Gene Perla (b, el-b) Elvin Jones (d) Don Alias (cga, glockenspiel, oriental bells)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 16, 1971
9071 (tk.2) 'Round Town Blue Note BST 84414
9072 (tk.5) Brite Piece -
9073 (tk.4) Lungs -
9074 (tk.6) A Time For Love -
9075 (tk.2) Tergiversation -
9077 (tk.3) The Children's Merry-Go-Round March -
9076 (tk.2) La Fiesta -
* Elvin Jones - Merry-Go-Round (Blue Note BST 84414)

1972 (The age of 45)

Newport In New York '72

Joe Newman (tp) Nat Adderley (tp, cor) Tyree Glenn (tb) Illinois Jacquet, Budd Johnson (ts) Gerry Mulligan (bars) Jaki Byard (p) Chubby Jackson (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Radio City Music Hall, NYC, July 6, 1972
25538 Perdido Cobblestone CST 9026-2; Atlantic (Eu) ATL 40447
25539 Misty -
25540 Now's The Time -
* Various Artists - Newport In New York '72: The Jam Sessions, Vol. 3&4 (Cobblestone CST 9026-2)
= Various Artists - Newport In New York '72 (Cobblestone CST 9032-6)
* Various Artists - Newport In New York '72: The Jam Sessions, Vol. 3 (Atlantic (Eu) ATL 40447)

Elvin Jones Octet

Steve Grossman (ts) Dave Liebman (ts, ss) Pepper Adams (bars) Jan Hammer (p) Gene Perla (b) Elvin Jones (d) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (cga) Frank Ippolito (per)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 12, 1972
9995 New Breed Blue Note BN-LA 110-F
9996 What's Up-That's It -
* Elvin Jones - Mr. Jones (Blue Note BN-LA 110-F)

Elvin Jones Nonet

Thad Jones (flh) Dave Liebman (ts, fl) Steve Grossman (ts, ss) Jan Hammer (p) Gene Perla (b, el-b) Elvin Jones (d) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (cga) Albert Duffy (timp) Frank Ippolito (per)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 13, 1972
9994 Soultrane Blue Note BN-LA 110-F
9992 One Native's Place -
9993 G.G. (Gee Gee) -
* Elvin Jones - Mr. Jones (Blue Note BN-LA 110-F)

Elvin Jones Quartet

Steve Grossman (ts, ss) Dave Liebman (ts, ss, fl) Gene Perla (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Lighthouse Club", Hermosa Beach, CA, 1st set, September 9, 1972
  introduction By Bill Chappell And Rick Holmes Blue Note BN-LA 015-G2
  Brite Piece Blue Note CDP 7 84448-2
  New Breed Blue Note BN-LA 015-G2, CDP 7 84447-2
  Sambra -
  My Ship -
  Taurus People Blue Note CDP 7 84447-2
  Happy Birthday Greeting Blue Note BN-LA 015-G2, CDP 7 84448-2
* Elvin Jones Live At The Lighthouse (Blue Note BN-LA 015-G2)
* Elvin Jones Live At The Lighthouse, Vol. 2 (Blue Note CDP 7 84448-2)
* Elvin Jones Live At The Lighthouse, Vol. 1 (Blue Note CDP 7 84447-2)

Elvin Jones Quartet

Steve Grossman (ts, ss) Dave Liebman (ts, ss, fl) Gene Perla (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Lighthouse Club", Hermosa Beach, CA, 2nd set, September 9, 1972
  Fancy Free Blue Note BN-LA 015-G2, CDP 7 84447-2
  I'm A Fool To Want You Blue Note CDP 7 84448-2
  Sweet Mama Blue Note BN-LA 015-G2, CDP 7 84448-2
  The Children, Save The Children -
* Elvin Jones Live At The Lighthouse (Blue Note BN-LA 015-G2)
* Elvin Jones Live At The Lighthouse, Vol. 1 (Blue Note CDP 7 84447-2)
* Elvin Jones Live At The Lighthouse, Vol. 2 (Blue Note CDP 7 84448-2)

Elvin Jones Quartet

Steve Grossman (ts, ss) Dave Liebman (ts, ss, fl) Gene Perla (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Lighthouse Club", Hermosa Beach, CA, 3rd set, September 9, 1972
  Children's Merry-Go-Round Blue Note CDP 7 84448-2
  Small One Blue Note CDP 7 84447-2
  P.P. Phoenix rejected
  For All Those Other Times Blue Note CDP 7 84447-2
  announcement -
* Elvin Jones Live At The Lighthouse, Vol. 2 (Blue Note CDP 7 84448-2)
* Elvin Jones Live At The Lighthouse, Vol. 1 (Blue Note CDP 7 84447-2)

Elvin Jones Quartet

Steve Grossman (ts, ss) Dave Liebman (ts, ss, fl) Gene Perla (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Jazz Jamboree '72", Warsaw, Poland, October 20, 1972
  Yesterdays Muza (Poland) XL 0929
  Children's Merry-Go-Round -
* Various Artists - Jazz Jamboree '72 (Muza (Poland) XL 0929, SXL 0929)

Elvin Jones Trio

Masabumi Kikuchi (p) Gene Perla (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, November 25, 1972
  Apple Philips (J) FX 8562
  Ginkai -
  Little Abi -
  Bell -
  Hollow Out -
* Masabumi Kikuchi/Elvin Jones - Hollow Out (Philips (J) FX 8562, (J) FS 6508, (J) PHCE 4135)

1973

Elvin Jones Band

Frank Foster, Steve Grossman (ts, ss) Pepper Adams (bars) Jan Hammer (p, el-p, syn) Cornell Dupree (g) Gene Perla (b, el-b) Elvin Jones (d) Candido Camero (cga) Warren Smith (timp) Omar Clay, Richie "Pablo" Landrum (per, programmable rhythm box)
A&R Studios, NYC, July 24, 1973
13432 (tk.2) The Whims Of Bal Blue Note BN-LA 506-H2
13431 (tk.2) The Prime Element -
* Elvin Jones - The Prime Elements (Blue Note BN-LA 506-H2)
= Elvin Jones - At This Point In Time (Blue Note CDP 7243 4 93385-2)

Elvin Jones Band

Frank Foster, Steve Grossman (ts, ss) Pepper Adams (bars) Jan Hammer (p, el-p, syn) Cornell Dupree (g) Gene Perla (b, el-b) Elvin Jones (d) Candido Camero (cga) Warren Smith (timp) Omar Clay, Richie "Pablo" Landrum (per, programmable rhythm box): same personnel
A&R Studios, NYC, July 25, 1973
(tk.1) Don't Cry Blue Note CDP 7243 4 93385-2
- Pauke Tanz -
(tk.2) The Unknighted Nations -
* Elvin Jones - At This Point In Time (Blue Note CDP 7243 4 93385-2)

Elvin Jones Band

Frank Foster, Steve Grossman (ts, ss) Pepper Adams (bars) Jan Hammer (p, el-p, syn) Cornell Dupree (g) Gene Perla (b, el-b) Elvin Jones (d) Candido Camero (cga) Warren Smith (timp) Omar Clay, Richie "Pablo" Landrum (per, programmable rhythm box): same personnel
A&R Studios, NYC, July 26, 1973
13429 (tk.1) At This Point In Time Blue Note BN-LA 506-H2
13430 (tk.1) Currents/Pollen -
* Elvin Jones - The Prime Elements (Blue Note BN-LA 506-H2)
= Elvin Jones - At This Point In Time (Blue Note CDP 7243 4 93385-2)

1974

Elvin Jones Quintet

Steve Grossman (ts, ss) Roland Prince (g) Milton Suggs (b) Elvin Jones (d) Luis Agudo (pandeiro, cuica, agogo, berimbau, afuche) Sjunne Ferger (per)
Kumla, Sweden, September 29, 1974
  Antiqua East West (Swd) EWR 7501
  Geneva -
  Three Card Molly -
  New Moon -
  My Romance -
  Basic Truth -
* Elvin Jones - Mr. Thunder (East West (Swd) EWR 7501)

1975

McCoy Tyner Trio

McCoy Tyner (p, cel, hpsc) Ron Carter (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, February 18 & 19, 1975
  Celestial Chant Milestone MSP 9063
  Once I Loved -
  Elvin (Sir) Jones -
  Land Of The Lonely -
  Impressions Milestone MSP 9063, M 47062
  Ruby, My Dear -
* McCoy Tyner - Trident (Milestone MSP 9063; Fantasy OJCCD 720-2)
* McCoy Tyner - Reflections (Milestone M 47062)

Elvin Jones Quartet

Pat LaBarbera (ts) Roland Prince (g) David Williams (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Ljubljana Jazz Festival", Ljubljana, Yugoslavia, June 15, 1975
  Some Other Blues Jugoton (Yu) LSY 61323
* Various Artists - Jazz Na Koncertnom Podiju, Vol. 1 (Jugoton (Yu) LSY 61323)

Jimmie Rowles Quartet

Stan Getz (ts) Jimmie Rowles (p, vo) Buster Williams (b) Elvin Jones (d) Beverly Getz, Jon Hendricks, Judy Hendricks, Michele Hendricks (vo -5)
NYC, October, 1975
1. Lester Left Town Columbia PC 34873
2. My Buddy -
3. Rose Marie -
4. This Is All I Ask -
5. The Chess Players -
* Jimmie Rowles - The Peacocks (Columbia PC 34873)

Elvin Jones Trio

Jan Hammer (p, el-p, syn) Gene Perla (b, el-b) Elvin Jones (d)
Kent, NY, 1975
  Thorn Of A White Rose PM Records PMR 005
  Namuh -
  On The Mountain -
  Smoke In The Sun -
  London Air -
  Destiny -
* Elvin Jones Is On The Mountain (PM Records PMR 005)

Elvin Jones Band

Joe Farrell (ss -5,7) Frank Foster (ts, ss -1,2,5) Azar Lawrence (ts, ss -3,4) Steve Grossman (ts, ss, fl) Kenny Barron (p -1) Gene Perla (p -5,7) Roland Prince (g) David Williams (b) Elvin Jones (d) Frank Ippolito (per -1,2,4,5,7) Guilherme Franco (per -3,4) Candido Camero (per -5,7)
NYC, 1975
1. Someone's Rocking My Jazz Boat Vanguard VSD 79362
2. Naima -
3. Haresah -
4. Anti-Calypso -
5. Stephanie -
6. My Lover -
7. Agenda -
* Elvin Jones - New Agenda (Vanguard VSD 79362)

1976

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (as) George Cables (p) David Williams (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Los Angeles, CA, September 15 & 16, 1976
  The Trip Contemporary S 7638
  The Trip (alt. take) Fantasy OJCCD 410-2
  A Song For Richard Contemporary S 7638
  Sweet Love Of Mine -
  Junior Cat -
  The Summer Knows -
  Red Car -
* Art Pepper - The Trip (Contemporary S 7638; Fantasy OJC 410, OJCCD 410-2)

Phineas Newborn Trio

Phineas Newborn Jr. (p) Ray Brown (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Contemporary Records' Studio, Los Angeles, CA, September 17 & 18, 1976
  Sugar Ray Contemporary C 7648
  Ill Wind (You're Blowin' Me No Good) -
  Watch What Happens -
  No Moon At All -
  Back Home -
  On Green Dolphin Street -
  Pamela -
  Love For Sale -
* Phineas Newborn Jr. - Back Home (Contemporary C 7648; Fantasy OJCCD 971-2)

Elvin Jones Octet

Clark Terry (tp, flh) Bunky Green (as) James Moody (ts) Albert Dailey (p) Roland Prince (g) David Williams (b) Elvin Jones (d) Angel Allende (per)
NYC, November 18, 1976
  Tee Pee Music Vanguard VSD 79390
  Blues For Clark -
  Moody Magic -
  Summit Song -
  Jones -
* Elvin Jones - Summit Meeting (Vanguard VSD 79390)

Elvin Jones Band

Pat LaBarbera (reeds) David Liebman (reeds -1,2) Steve Grossman (reeds -2/5) Frank Foster (reeds -3/5) Albert Dailey (key) Ryo Kawasaki (g) David Williams (b) Elvin Jones (d) Dave Johnson (per -1,2) Angel Allende (per -3/5)
1976
1. Salty Iron Vanguard VSD 79372
2. Sweet Mama -
3. Mini Modes -
4. Philomene -
5. Song Of Rejoicing After Returning From A Hunt -
* Elvin Jones - The Main Force (Vanguard VSD 79372)

1977 (The age of 50)

Tommy Flanagan Trio

Tommy Flanagan (p) George Mraz (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Sound Ideas Studios, NYC, February 4, 1977
  Oleo Enja (G) ENJ 2088-1
  Denzil's Best -
  A Blue Time -
  Relaxin' At Camarillo -
  Cup Bearers -
  Eclypso -
  Confirmation -
  Cup Bearers (alt. take) Enja (G) ENJ 4014-1
  Confirmation (alt. take) -
  Maybe September -
* Tommy Flanagan - Eclypso (Enja (G) ENJ 2088-1, ENJ 2088-2)
* Tommy Flanagan - Confirmation (Enja (G) ENJ 4014-1)

Chico Freeman Quintet

Chico Freeman (ts, fl) Hilton Ruiz (p) Joony Booth (b) Elvin Jones (d) Jumma Santos (per)
Los Angeles, CA, June 21, 22 & 23, 1977
  Two Over One Contemporary S 7640
  Beyond The Rain -
  Excerpts -
  My One And Only Love -
  Pepe's Samba -
* Chico Freeman - Beyond The Rain (Contemporary S 7640; Fantasy OJC 479, OJCCD 479-2)

Ray Brown Trio

Cedar Walton (p) Ray Brown (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Los Angeles, CA, June 22, 1977
  Ojos De Rojo Contemporary S 7641
  Slippery -
  For All We Know unissued
* Ray Brown - Something For Lester (Contemporary S 7641; Fantasy OJC 412, OJCCD 412-2)

Ray Brown Trio

Cedar Walton (p) Ray Brown (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, June 23, 1977
  Something In Common Contemporary S 7641
  Sister Sadie -
* Ray Brown - Something For Lester (Contemporary S 7641; Fantasy OJC 412, OJCCD 412-2)

Ray Brown Trio

Cedar Walton (p) Ray Brown (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, June 24, 1977
  Love Walked In Contemporary S 7641
  Georgia On My Mind -
  Little Girl Blue -
* Ray Brown - Something For Lester (Contemporary S 7641; Fantasy OJC 412, OJCCD 412-2)

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (as, ts, cl) George Cables (p) George Mraz (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set (first show), July 28, 1977
  spoken introduction  
  Blues For Heard Fantasy OJCCD 694-2
  spoken introduction  
  Scrapple From The Apple Fantasy OJCCD 697-2
  spoken introduction  
  But Beautiful Contemporary (J) GXH 3009/11, C 7643
  spoken introduction  
  My Friend John Contemporary (J) GXH 3009/11, C 7642
  spoken introduction  
  Cherokee Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2
  Blues For Heard -
* Art Pepper Live At The Village Vanguard (Contemporary (J) GXH 3009/11)
* Art Pepper - Friday Night At The Village Vanguard (Contemporary C 7643; Fantasy OJCCD 695-2)
* Art Pepper - Thursday Night At The Village Vanguard (Contemporary C 7642; Fantasy OJCCD 694-2)
* Art Pepper - More For Les: At The Village Vanguard, Vol. 4 (Fantasy OJCCD 697-2)
* Art Pepper - The Complete Village Vanguard Sessions (Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2)

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (as, ts, cl) George Cables (p) George Mraz (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 2nd set (second show), July 28, 1977
  spoken introduction  
  For Freddie Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2
  spoken introduction  
  Valse Triste Contemporary (J) GXH 3009/11, C 7642
  spoken introduction  
  Live At The Vanguard Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2
  spoken introduction  
  Caravan Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2
  Blues For Heard -
* Art Pepper Live At The Village Vanguard (Contemporary (J) GXH 3009/11)
* Art Pepper - Thursday Night At The Village Vanguard (Contemporary C 7642; Fantasy OJCCD 694-2)
* Art Pepper - The Complete Village Vanguard Sessions (Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2)

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (as, ts, cl) George Cables (p) George Mraz (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 3rd set (third show), July 28, 1977
  spoken introduction  
  Over The Rainbow Contemporary C 7650
  spoken introduction  
  The Trip Contemporary (J) GXH 3009/11, C 7644
  Blues For Les Contemporary (J) GXH 3009/11, C 7642
  A Night In Tunisia Fantasy OJCCD 695-2
* Art Pepper - More For Les: At The Village Vanguard, Vol. 4 (Contemporary C 7650; Fantasy OJCCD 697-2)
* Art Pepper Live At The Village Vanguard (Contemporary (J) GXH 3009/11)
* Art Pepper - Saturday Night At The Village Vanguard (Contemporary C 7644; Fantasy OJCCD 696-2)
* Art Pepper - Thursday Night At The Village Vanguard (Contemporary C 7642; Fantasy OJCCD 694-2)
* Art Pepper - Friday Night At The Village Vanguard (Fantasy OJCCD 695-2)

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (as, ts, cl) George Cables (p) George Mraz (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set (fourth show), July 29, 1977
  spoken introduction  
  No Limit Contemporary C 7650
  spoken introduction  
  Valse Triste Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2
  spoken introduction  
  My Friend John Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2
  spoken introduction  
  You Go To My Head Contemporary (J) GXH 3009/11, C 7644
  Cherokee -
  Blues For Heard Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2
* Art Pepper - More For Les: At The Village Vanguard, Vol. 4 (Contemporary C 7650; Fantasy OJCCD 697-2)
* Art Pepper Live At The Village Vanguard (Contemporary (J) GXH 3009/11)
* Art Pepper - Saturday Night At The Village Vanguard (Contemporary C 7644; Fantasy OJCCD 696-2)
* Art Pepper - The Complete Village Vanguard Sessions (Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2)

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (as, ts, cl) George Cables (p) George Mraz (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 2nd set (fifth show), July 29, 1977
  count-off / Blues For Heard Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2
  Anthropology Contemporary (J) VDP 5043/46
  These Foolish Things Contemporary C 7650
  For Freddie Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2
  Blues For Heard -
* Art Pepper - More For Les: At The Village Vanguard, Vol. 4 (Contemporary C 7650; Fantasy OJCCD 697-2)
* Art Pepper - The Complete Village Vanguard Sessions (Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2)
* Art Pepper - The Village Vanguard Collection (Contemporary (J) VDP 5043/46)

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (as, ts, cl) George Cables (p) George Mraz (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 3rd set (sixth show), July 29, 1977
  spoken introduction  
  Las Cuevas De Mario Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2
  spoken introduction  
  Stella By Starlight Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2
  spoken introduction  
  Goodbye Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2
  spoken introduction  
  Vanguard Max Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2
  Blues For Heard -
* Art Pepper - The Complete Village Vanguard Sessions (Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2)

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (as, ts, cl) George Cables (p) George Mraz (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set (seventh show), July 30, 1977
  count-off / Vanguard Max Contemporary (J) VDP 5043/46
  spoken introduction  
  Las Cuevas De Mario Contemporary (J) GXH 3009/11, C 7643
  spoken introduction  
  Goodbye Contemporary (J) GXH 3009/11, C 7642
  spoken introduction  
  For Freddie Fantasy OJCCD 696-2
  Blues For Heard Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2
* Art Pepper Live At The Village Vanguard (Contemporary (J) GXH 3009/11)
* Art Pepper - Friday Night At The Village Vanguard (Contemporary C 7643; Fantasy OJCCD 695-2)
* Art Pepper - Thursday Night At The Village Vanguard (Contemporary C 7642; Fantasy OJCCD 694-2)
* Art Pepper - The Village Vanguard Collection (Contemporary (J) VDP 5043/46)
* Art Pepper - Saturday Night At The Village Vanguard (Fantasy OJCCD 696-2)
* Art Pepper - The Complete Village Vanguard Sessions (Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2)

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (as, ts, cl) George Cables (p) George Mraz (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 2nd set (eighth show), July 30, 1977
  announcement / false start  
  My Friend John Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2
  spoken introduction  
  More For Les Contemporary C 7650
  Cherokee Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2
  Blues For Heard -
* Art Pepper - More For Les: At The Village Vanguard, Vol. 4 (Contemporary C 7650; Fantasy OJCCD 697-2)
* Art Pepper - The Complete Village Vanguard Sessions (Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2)

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (as, ts, cl) George Cables (p) George Mraz (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 3rd set (ninth show), July 30, 1977
  count-off / For Freddie Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2
  More For Les -
  Caravan Contemporary (J) GXH 3009/11, C 7643
  Labyrinth -
  My Friend John Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2
* Art Pepper Live At The Village Vanguard (Contemporary (J) GXH 3009/11)
* Art Pepper - Friday Night At The Village Vanguard (Contemporary C 7643; Fantasy OJCCD 695-2)
* Art Pepper - The Complete Village Vanguard Sessions (Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2)

Elvin Jones Band

Frank Wess (fl -1,2) Frank Foster (ss -2) Bunky Green (as) George Coleman (ts -1,3/5) Kenny Barron (el-p) Ryo Kawasaki (g) Milt Hinton (b -1,2) Juney Booth (b -3/5) Elvin Jones (d) Angel Allende (per)
NYC, 1977
1. Frost Bite Vanguard VSD 79389
2. Digital Display -
3. Moondance -
4. Time Capsule -
5. Spacing -
* Elvin Jones - Time Capsule (Vanguard VSD 79389)

1978

The Elvin Jones Jazz Machine

Pat LaBarbera, Michael Stuart (as, ts, ss) Roland Prince (g) Andy McCloud (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Stuttgart, West Germany, February 3, 4 & 5, 1978
  Giraffe MPS (G) 15523
  Section 8 -
  Little Lady -
  Familiar Ground -
  Kalima -
  Beatrice -
  Rememberance -
* The Elvin Jones Jazz Machine - Remembrance (MPS (G) 15523; Pausa PR 7052)

The Elvin Jones Music Machine

Frank Foster (ts -1/3) Pat LaBarbera (ts, ss -1,3,4) Roland Prince (g) Andy McCloud (b) Elvin Jones (d)
The Educational Center For The Arts, New Haven, CT, March 22, 23 & 24, 1978
1. Shi-Tsu-Mon Mark Levinson (J) 70PJ-1
2. Like Someone In Love -
3. Dealin' Mark Levinson (J) 70PJ-2
4. My One And Only Love -
* Elvin Jones Music Machine, Vol. 1 (Mark Levinson (J) 70PJ-1)
= Elvin Jones Music Machine (Mark Levinson (J) 30PJ-8)
* Elvin Jones Music Machine, Vol. 2 (Mark Levinson (J) 70PJ-2)
= Elvin Jones Music Machine (Mark Levinson (J) 30PJ-8)

The Elvin Jones Jazz Machine

Pat LaBarbera (ts) Frank Foster (ts, ss) Roland Prince (g) Andy McCloud (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Yomiuri Hall", Tokyo, Japan, April 8 & 9, 1978
  E.J. Blues Trio (J) PAP 9111
  House That Love Built -
  A Love Supreme, Pt. 1: Acknowledgement -
  A Love Supreme, Pt. 2: Resolution -
  Keiko's Birthday March Trio (J) PAP 9200
  Bessie's Blues -
  Antigua -
  E.J. Blues -
* Elvin Jones Jazz Machine Live In Japan 1978 - Dear John C (Trio (J) PAP 9111)
* Elvin Jones Jazz Machine Live In Japan, Vol. 2 (Trio (J) PAP 9200)

Elvin Jones And Frank Foster With Nobuo Hara And His Sharp And Flats

Shuzo Morikawa, Hitoshi Okano, Hiroshi Sanami (tp) Yoshitaka Hanasaka, Tomiya Haneo, Kenji Nishiyama, Yoshio Oikawa, Shunji Satoh (tb) Frank Foster (ss, ts) Hajime Maekawa, Kazuo Suzuki (as) Yosuke Tonoki (ts) Nobuo Hara (ts, ldr) Nobuyuki Morikawa (bars) Takeshi Kamachi (p) Kazuhiko Kawakami (g) Jun-ichi Kobayashi (b) Elvin Jones, Yoshiyuki Nakamura (d)
Tokyo, Japan, April 19, 1978
  Simone King (J) SKA 3016
  Someone's Rocking My Jazz Boat -
  Giant Steps -
  Shi-Tsu-Mon -
* Elvin Jones And Frank Foster Meet Nobuo Hara And His Sharp & Flats - Giant Steps (King (J) SKA 3016)

1979

Elvin Jones Quartet

Art Pepper (as -1,3,4,6) Roland Hanna (p -1/4,6) Richard Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 13, 14 & 20, 1979
1. Sweet Mama Trio (J) PAP 9173
2. Passion Flower -
3. Zange -
4. Tin Tin Deo -
5. Pitter Pat -
6. The Witching Hour -
* Elvin Jones - Very R.A.R.E. (Trio (J) PAP 9173)

1980

Tommy Flanagan Trio

Tommy Flanagan (p) Red Mitchell (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Sound Ideas Studios, NYC, February 4, 1980
  Django Enja (G) ENJ 3059-1
  Minor Mishap (Mino Perhaps) -
  Too Late Now -
  I Love You -
  Rachel's Rondo -
  Things Ain't What They Used To Be -
* Tommy Flanagan - Super-Session (Enja (G) ENJ 3059-1, ENJ 3059-2)

The Elvin Jones Jazz Machine

Andrew White (ts) Richard "Ari" Brown (ts, ss) Marvin Horne (g) Andy McCloud (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Tokyo, Japan, June 19, 1980
  Doll Of The Bride Denon (J) YF 7004
  In A Sentimental Mood -
  Heavy Hit -
  Soul Train -
  George And Me -
* Elvin Jones - Soul Train (Denon (J) YF 7004)

Elvin Jones Trio

Tommy Flanagan (p) Richard Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, August, 1980
  Yesterdays Denon (J) YF 7017
  In A Sentimental Mood -
  Moon River -
  Warm Valley -
  Joash -
* Elvin Jones - Heart To Heart (Denon (J) YF 7017)

1981

Pharoah Sanders Group

Pharoah Sanders (ts, bells) Bobby Hutcherson (vib) Joe Bonner (p) Art Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d) Michael "Babatunde" Olatunji (a go-go bells) B. Kazuko Ishida (voice)
NYC & San Francisco, CA, 1981
  Rejoice Theresa TR 112/113
* Pharoah Sanders - Rejoice (Theresa TR 112/113; Evidence ECD 22020-2)

1982 (The age of 55)

Elvin Jones Quintet

Terumasa Hino (cor) David Liebman (ss, fl) Kenny Kirkland (p) George Mraz (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 10, 1982
  Three Card Molly Palo Alto Jazz PA 8016
  Is Seeing Believing? -
  The Top Of The Middle -
  Earth Jones -
  Never Let Me Go -
  Day And Night -
* Elvin Jones - Earth Jones (Palo Alto Jazz PA 8016)

Elvin Jones Quintet

Terumasa Hino (cor) David Liebman (ss) Kenny Kirkland (p) George Mraz (b) Elvin Jones (d)
circa February, 1982???
  Santa Claus Is Coming To Town Palo Alto Jazz PA 8032
* Various Artists - Mistletoe Magic (Palo Alto Jazz PA 8032)

Elvin Jones - McCoy Tyner Quintet

Pharoah Sanders (ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Jean-Paul Bourelly (g) Richard Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 13 & 14, 1982
  Little Rock's Blues Trio (J) PAP 25023
  Hip Jones -
  Korina -
  For Tomorrow -
  Sweet And Lovely -
  Origin -
* Elvin Jones/McCoy Tyner - Love And Peace (Trio (J) PAP 25023)

Elvin Jones Quartet

Pat LaBarbera (ts, ss) Kenny Kirkland (p) Reggie Workman (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, October, 1982
  Necessary Evil Palo Alto Jazz PA 8039-N
  October's Child -
  Harmonique -
  Whatever Possessed Me -
  Familiar Ground -
  Why Try To Change Me Now? -
  Minor Blues -
  Brother John -
* Elvin Jones - Brother John (Palo Alto Jazz PA 8039-N)

Bennie Wallace Trio

Bennie Wallace (ts) David Holland (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Eurosound Studio, NYC, November 30, December 1, 1982
  Big Jim Does The Tango For You Enja (G) ENJ 4046-1
  My Heart Belongs To Daddy -
  Green And Yellow -
  Monroe County Moon -
  The Free Will -
* Bennie Wallace - Big Jim's Tango (Enja (G) ENJ 4046-1, ENJ 4046-2)

1984

The Elvin Jones Jazz Machine

Frank Foster, Pat LaBarbera (ts) Fumio Karashima (p) Chip Jackson (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, July 1, 1984
  It's Easy To Remember Landmark LCD 1534-2
  Front Line -
  Tohryanse, Tohryanse -
  George And Me -
  A Love Supreme -
* Elvin Jones Live At The Village Vanguard, Vol. 1 (Landmark LCD 1534-2)

1985

The Elvin Jones Jazz Machine

Sonny Fortune (ts, fl) Pat LaBarbera (ts, ss) Fumio Karashima (p) Richard Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Pit Inn", Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, August 1, 1985
  George And Me Polydor (J) 28MJ 3528
  Shinjitsu -
  My One And Only Love -
  Zange -
  E.J. Blues Polydor (J) J33P 20003
* Elvin Jones Jazz Machine Live At Pit Inn (Polydor (J) 28MJ 3528, (J) J33P 20003)

1986

Lew Soloff Quartet

Lew Soloff (tp) Mike Stern (g) Charnett Moffett (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, September 15 & 16, 1986
  Yesterdays Paddle Wheel (J) K28P 6448
  Barbara -
  Beautiful Mimi -
  All Blues -
  Thaddeus -
  Little Laura -
  Antigua Paddle Wheel (J) K32Y 6121
* Lew Soloff - Yesterdays (Paddle Wheel (J) K28P 6448, K32Y 6121)

1987 (The age of 60)

Lew Soloff Quartet

Lew Soloff (tp) Kenny Kirkland (p) Richard Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, June 29 & 30, 1987
  Marilyn Paddle Wheel (J) K28P 6468
  Duty Blues (Blues For Kawa) -
  Speak Low -
  Raunchy Rita -
  Reincarnation Of A Love Bird -
  But Beautiful -
  Stella By Starlight Paddle Wheel (J) K32Y 6205
* Lew Soloff - But Beautiful (Paddle Wheel (J) K28P 6468, K32Y 6205)

Wynton Marsalis Quintet

Wynton Marsalis (tp) Joe Henderson (ts, ss) Marcus Roberts (p) Robert Hurst (b) Elvin Jones (d)
BMG Studios, NYC, 1987
  Elveen Columbia C 47977
  L.C. On The Cut -
* Wynton Marsalis - Thick In The South: Soul Gestures In Southern Blue, Vol. 1 (Columbia C 47977, CK 47977; Wounded Bird WOU 7977)

1990

Elvin Jones - Takehisa Tanaka Quartet

Sonny Fortune (ts, fl) Takehisa Tanaka (p) Cecil McBee (b) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, December 10 & 11, 1990
  Beautiful Love Enja (G) ENJ 7081-2
  I Was Too Young -
  You Don't Know What Love Is -
  My Dream Come True, To E.J. -
  Dream Gypsy -
  When I Was At Aso-Mountain -
  Soultrane -
  Stella By Starlight -
* Elvin Jones/Takehisa Tanaka - When I Was At Aso-Mountain (Enja (G) ENJ 7081-2)

1991

The Elvin Jones Jazz Machine

Sonny Fortune (ts, fl) Ravi Coltrane (ts, ss) Willie Pickens (p) Chip Jackson (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Jazz An Der Donau Festival", Vilshofen, West Germany, June 23, 1991
  Ray Enja (G) ENJ 7009-2
  Doll Of The Bride -
  Island Birdie -
* The Elvin Jones Jazz Machine In Europe (Enja (G) ENJ 7009-2)

Elvin Jones Duo

Michel Doneda (ss) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC?, 1991-1992
  Egyptian Fantasy Nato (F) 53001-2
* Various Artists - Vol Pour Sidney (Nato (F) 53001-2)

1992 (The age of 65)

Elvin Jones Quintet

Nicholas Payton (tp) Javon Jackson, Joshua Redman (ts) George Mraz (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 20 & 21, 1992
  Not Yet Enja (G) ENJ 7051-2
  Have You Seen Elveen? -
  Angel Eyes -
  Ding-A-Ling-A-Ling -
  Lady Luck -
  The Biscuit Man -
  Body And Soul -
  Strange -
  My Romance -
  Young Blood -
* Elvin Jones - Youngblood (Enja (G) ENJ 7051-2)

The Elvin Jones Jazz Machine

Nicholas Payton (tp) Kent Jordan (fl, picc) Ravi Coltrane (ss, ts) Javon Jackson (ts) Willie Pickens (p) Brad Jones (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 15 & 16, 1992
  The Shell Game Enja (G) ENJ 7095-2
  Going Home -
  Cross Purpose -
  You've Changed -
  Truth -
  East Of The Sun -
  In 3/4 Thee -
  April 8th -
* The Elvin Jones Jazz Machine - Going Home (Enja (G) ENJ 7095-2)

Elvin Jones Special Quartet

Wynton Marsalis (tp) Marcus Roberts (p) Reginald Veal (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"Pit Inn", Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, December 4, 1992
  A Love Supreme, Pt. 1: Acknowledgement CBS/Sony (J) SRCS 7376
  A Love Supreme, Pt. 2: Resolution -
  A Love Supreme, Pt. 3: Pursuance -
  Dear Lord -
  Happy Birthday For "Yuka" -
  Blues To Veen -
* Elvin Jones Special Quartet Live At "Pit Inn", Tokyo, Japan (CBS/Sony (J) SRCS 7376)

1993

Elvin Jones Sextet

Nicholas Payton (tp) Delfeayo Marsalis (tb) Sonny Fortune (ts, fl) Willie Pickens (p) Cecil McBee (b) Elvin Jones (d) Kevin Mahogany (vo)
Brooklyn, NY, October 18 & 19, 1993
  Green Chimneys Enja (G) ENJ 8066-1
  A Lullaby Of Itsugo Village -
  It Don't Mean A Thing -
  Lush Life -
  Zenzo's Spirit -
  Medley: A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing / Ask Me Now -
  Bopsy -
  Fatima's Waltz -
  A Change Is Gonna Come -
* Elvin Jones - It Don't Mean A Thing... (Enja (G) ENJ 8066-1, ENJ 8066-2)

1995

Shirley Horn

Roy Hargrove (flh) Joe Henderson (ts) Buck Hill (sax) Charles Ables (g, b) Steve Novosel (b) Billy Hart, Elvin Jones, Steve Williams (d) Shirley Horn (vo, p)
Big Mo Recording, Washington, DC, May 15-18, 1995
  Blues For Sarge Verve 314 529 555-2
  The Look Of Love -
  Keepin' Out Of Mischief Now -
  The Meaning Of The Blues -
  Here's Looking At You! -
  You Go To My Head -
  Fever -
  Come In From The Rain -
  Peel Me A Grape -
  All Or Nothing At All -
* Shirley Horn - The Main Ingredient (Verve 314 529 555-2)

1998 (The age of 71)

Dewey Redman, Cecil Taylor And Elvin Jones Trio

Dewey Redman (ts -1,3,5) Cecil Taylor (p -1,4,5) Elvin Jones (d)
NYC, August 4 & 5, 1998
1. Nine Verve 314 559 944-2
2. Bekei -
3. Spoonin' -
4. It -
5. Is -
* Dewey Redman/Cecil Taylor/Elvin Jones - Momentum Space (Verve 314 559 944-2)

1999

Michael Brecker Quartet

Michael Brecker (ts) Larry Goldings (org) Pat Metheny (g) Elvin Jones (d)
Right Track Studios, NYC, 1999
  Arc Of The Pendulum Verve 314 547 844-2
  Timeline -
  Outrance -
* Michael Brecker - Time Is Of The Essence (Verve 314 547 844-2)
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