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Eric Dolphy Discography

1948 (The age of 20)

Roy Porter's Seventeen Beboppers

Art Farmer, James Metlock, Eddie Preston, Bob Ross (tp) Danny Horton, Jimmy Knepper, William Willington (tb) Eric Dolphy, Leroy Robinson (as) Joe Howard, Clifford Solomon (ts) Clyde Dunn (bars) Joe Harrison (p) Ben White (g) Roger Alderson (b) Roy Porter (d) Alvy Kidd (cga) Paul Sparks (vo -4)
Los Angeles, CA, 1948 or January 19, 1949
1. SLA1100 Pete's Beat Savoy MG 9026, SJL 2215
2. SLA1101 Sippin' With Cisco, Pt. 1 Savoy SJL 2215
3. SLA1102 Sippin' With Cisco, Pt. 2 -
4. SLA1103 This Is You -
5. SLA1104 Gassin' The Wig Savoy 944, SJL 2215
* Various Artists - Black California (Savoy SJL 2215)
* Various Artists - Birth Of The Bop, Vol. 5 (Savoy MG 9026)
* Roy Porter - Little Wig b/w Gassin' The Wig (Savoy 944)

1949

Roy Porter And His Boppers

Art Farmer, James Metlock, Eddie Preston, Bob Ross (tp) Danny Horton, Jimmy Knepper, William Willington (tb) Eric Dolphy, Leroy Robinson (as) Joe Howard, Clifford Solomon (ts) Clyde Dunn (bars) Joe Harrison (p) Ben White (g) Addison Farmer (b) Roy Porter (d) Alvy Kidd (cga) Paul Sparks (vo -3)
Los Angeles, CA, February 23, 1949
1. SLA512 Phantom Moon Savoy SJL 2215
2. SLA513 Howard's Idea -
3. SLA514 Love Is Laughing At Me -
4. SLA515-4 Little Wig Savoy 944, SJL 2215
5. Minor Mode unissued
* Various Artists - Black California (Savoy SJL 2215)
* Roy Porter - Little Wig b/w Gassin' The Wig (Savoy 944)

Charlie Mingus And His 22 Piece Be Bop Band

John Anderson, Buddy Childers, Hobart Dotson, Eddie Preston (tp) Jimmy Knepper, Marty Smith, Britt Woodman (tb) Eric Dolphy (as, fl, cl) Jewel Grant, Art Pepper (as, cl) Herb Caro (ts, cl) William Green (ts, cl, fl) Gene Porter (bars, cl) Russ Freeman (p) Red Callender, Charles Mingus (b) Roy Porter (d) Johnny Berger (per) and others
Hollywood, CA, spring 1949
REX28002-A The Story Of Love Rex Hollywood 28002; Uptown UPCD 27.48
REX28014-A Inspiration, Pt. 1 Rex Hollywood 28014; Uptown UPCD 27.48
REX28014-B Inspiration, Pt. 2 -
* Baron Mingus - West Coast 1945-49 (Uptown UPCD 27.48)
* Charles Mingus - The Story Of Love b/w Roy Porter - Don't Blame Me (Rex Hollywood 28002)
* Charles Mingus - Inspiration, Pt. 1&2 (Rex Hollywood 28014)

1958 (The age of 30)

Chico Hamilton Quintet

Eric Dolphy (as) Nathan Gershman (vlc) John Pisano (g) Hal Gaylor (b) Chico Hamilton (d)
Los Angeles, CA, April, 1958
  In A Sentimental Mood Pacific Jazz PJ 10108
  I'm Beginning To See The Light -
  In A Mellow Tone  
* Chico Hamilton - Jazz Milestone Series (Pacific Jazz PJ 10108, ST 20108)

Chico Hamilton Quintet

Eric Dolphy (fl, cl) Nathan Gershman (vlc) John Pisano (g) Hal Gaylor (b) Chico Hamilton (d)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, July 7, 1958
  I'm In Love With A Wonderful Guy FDC (It) 1024
  I'm Gonna Loose That Man -
* Various Artists - Newport Jazz Festival 1958-59 (FDC (It) 1024)

Chico Hamilton Quintet With Strings

Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Nathan Gershman (vlc) Dennis Budimir (g) Wyatt Ruther (b) Chico Hamilton (d) unidentified strings (-1/5)
Los Angeles, CA, October 26, 1958
1. 8126K-14 Andante Warner Bros. WB 1245
2. 8126K-25 Modes -
3. 8126K-35 Fair Weather -
4. 8126K-42 Pottsville U.S.A. -
5. 8126K-53 Don's Delight -
6. 8126K-63 Under Paris Skies Warner Bros. WB 1281, WB 1245
* Chico Hamilton Quintet With Strings Attached (Warner Bros. WB 1245)
* Various Artists - Jazz Festival In Stereo: Hear In And Far Out (Warner Bros. WB 1281)

Chico Hamilton Quintet With Strings

Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Nathan Gershman (vlc) Dennis Budimir (g) Wyatt Ruther (b) Chico Hamilton (d) unidentified strings: same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, October 27, 1958
8127K-13 Something To Live For Warner Bros. WB 1245
8127K-29 Close Your Eyes -
8127K-34 Strange -
8127K-44 Ev'rything I've Got -
8127K-58 Speak Low -
* Chico Hamilton Quintet With Strings Attached (Warner Bros. WB 1245)

Chico Hamilton Quintet

Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Nathan Gershman (vlc) Dennis Budimir (g) Wyatt Ruther (b) Chico Hamilton (d)
Los Angeles, CA, December 29 & 30, 1958
A10200 Long Ago And Far Away Warner Bros. WB 1271
A10201 I Gave My Love A Cherry -
A10202 Beyond The Blue Horizon -
A10203 Nature By Emerson -
A10204 Tuesday At Two -
A10205 Gongs East -
A10206 Far East unissued
A10207 Good Grief, Dennis Warner Bros. WB 1271
A10208 Passion Flower -
A10209 Where I Live -
* Chico Hamilton - Gongs East! (Warner Bros. WB 1271; Discovery DS 831, DSCD 831)

1959

Chico Hamilton Octet

Paul Horn (as -4/7) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Buddy Collette (ts -4/7) Bill Green (bars -4/7) Nathan Gershman (vlc) Dennis Budimir (g) Wyatt Ruther (b) Chico Hamilton (d)
Los Angeles, CA, February 25, 1959
1. B10798 More Than You Know Warner Bros. WB 1344
2. B10801 Newport News -
3. B10802 Miss Movement -
4. B10803 She's Funny That Way -
5. B10804 The Best Things In Life Are Free -
6. B10805 I Don't Know Why -
7. B10806 Where Or When -
* Chico Hamilton - The Three Faces Of Chico (Warner Bros. WB 1344)

Chico Hamilton Quintet

Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Nathan Gershman (vlc) Dennis Budimir (g) Wyatt Ruther (b) Chico Hamilton (d)
Los Angeles, CA, May 19, 1959
  Truth Sesac N2901/02; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 67
  Opening -
  Fat Mouth -
  Theme For A Starlet -
  Little Lost Bear -
  Champs-Elysees -
  Lost In The Night -
  Frou Frou -
  Lullaby For Dreamers -
* Chico Hamilton - That Hamilton Man (Sesac N2901/02)
* Chico Hamilton - That Hamilton Man: Jazz Legacy 17 (Jazz Legacy (F) JL 67)

Chico Hamilton Quintet

Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Nathan Gershman (vlc) Dennis Budimir (g) Ralph Pena (b) Chico Hamilton (d)
Los Angeles, CA, May 20, 1959
  Cawn Pawn Sesac N2901/02; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 67
  Lady "E" -
* Chico Hamilton - That Hamilton Man (Sesac N2901/02)
* Chico Hamilton - That Hamilton Man: Jazz Legacy 17 (Jazz Legacy (F) JL 67)

Chico Hamilton Quintet

Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Nathan Gershman (vlc) Dennis Budimir (g) Ron Carter (b) Chico Hamilton (d)
Los Angeles, CA, late October, 1959
  unknown titles Warner Bros. unissued

1960

Sammy Davis Jr. With Sy Oliver Orchestra

Cat Anderson, Thad Jones, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Snooky Young (tp) Henry Cocker, Al Grey, Benny Powell (tb) Marshall Royal (as) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl) Frank Foster, Billy Mitchell (ts) Charlie Fowlkes (bars) George Rhodes (p) Freddie Green (g) Eddie Jones (b) Sonny Payne (d) Sammy Davis Jr. (vo) Sy Oliver (arr, cond)
NYC, early 1960
  There Is No Greater Love Decca DL 8981
  This Little Girl Of Mine -
  Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You? -
  Mess Around -
* Sammy Davis Jr. - I Gotta Right To Swing (Decca DL 8981)

Eric Dolphy Quintet

Freddie Hubbard (tp -1/5,7,8) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Jaki Byard (p) George Tucker (b) Roy Haynes (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 1, 1960
1. 2101 G.W. New Jazz NJLP 8236
2. - G.W. (alt. take) Prestige PR 24046, MPP 2517
3. 2102 "245" New Jazz NJLP 8236
4. - "245" (alt. take) Prestige PR 24046, MPP 2517
5. 2103 On Green Dolphin Street New Jazz NJLP 8236
6. 2104 Glad To Be Unhappy -
7. 2105 Les -
8. 2106 Miss Toni -
9. 2107 April Fool Prestige PR 7382
* Eric Dolphy - Outward Bound (New Jazz NJLP 8236; Prestige PRLP 7311; Fantasy OJC 022, OJCCD 022-2)
= Eric Dolphy (Prestige PR 24008)
* Various Artists - 25 Years Of Prestige (Prestige PR 24046)
* Eric Dolphy - Dash One (Prestige MPP 2517)
* Eric Dolphy - Here And There (Prestige PR 7382; Fantasy OJCCD 673-2)
= Eric Dolphy - Status (Prestige P 24070)

Ruth Brown

Burt Collins, Danny Moore, Ernie Royal, Richard Williams (tp) Charles Greenlee, Bernard McKinney, Julian Priester (tb) Eric Dolphy, Charlie Mariano (as) George Coleman, Bob Newman (ts) Jay Cameron (bars) Tommy Flanagan (p) Kenny Burrell (g) Knobby Totah (b) Pete LaRoca (d) Ruth Brown (vo) Slide Hampton (arr, cond)
NYC, April 19, 1960
4376 Don't Cha Go Away Mad Atlantic unissued
4377 Baby, Don't You Cry -
4378 Just The Way You Look Tonight -
4379 Shine On -

Charles Mingus - Gunther Schuller Orchestra

Marcus Belgrave, Ted Curson, Hobart Dotson, Clark Terry, Richard Williams (tp) Eddie Bert, Charles Greenlee, Slide Hampton, Jimmy Knepper (tb) Don Butterfield (tu) Robert DiDomenica (fl) Harry Shulman (ob) John LaPorta (as, cl) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Bill Barron, Joe Farrell (ts) Yusef Lateef (ts, fl) Danny Bank (bars) Charles McCracken (vlc) Roland Hanna (p) Charles Mingus (b, arr) Dannie Richmond (d) Sticks Evans, Max Roach, George Scott (per) Gunther Schuller (cond)
NYC, May 24, 1960
20093 Half-Mast Inhibition Mercury MG 20627
20094 Mingus Fingus, No. 2 -
20095 Bemoanable Lady -
20096 Yusef Isef Too unissued
* Charles Mingus - Pre-Bird (Mercury MG 20627, SR 60627, (J) PHCE 6006)
= Charles Mingus - Mingus Revisited (Limelight LM 82015, LS 86015)

Charles Mingus Nonet

Ted Curson (tp) Jimmy Knepper (tb) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Booker Ervin, Joe Farrell (ts) Yusef Lateef (ts, fl) Paul Bley (p -1,3,5) Roland Hanna (p -2,4) Charles Mingus (b) Dannie Richmond (d) Lorraine Cousins (vo -1,3)
NYC, May 25, 1960
1. 20100 Weird Nightmare Mercury MG 20627
2. 20101 Prayer For Passive Resistance -
3. 20102 Eclipse -
4. 20103 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me / I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart -
5. 20104 Take The "A" Train / Exactly Like You -
* Charles Mingus - Pre-Bird (Mercury MG 20627, SR 60627, (J) PHCE 6006)
= Charles Mingus - Mingus Revisited (Limelight LM 82015, LS 86015)

Oliver Nelson Sextet

Richard Williams (tp) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Oliver Nelson (as, ts) Richard Wyands (p) George Duvivier (b) Roy Haynes (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 27, 1960
2271 Three Seconds New Jazz NJLP 8243
2272 Alto-Itis -
2273 The Meetin' -
2274 The Drive -
2275 March On, March On -
2276 Screamin' The Blues New Jazz 45-508, NJLP 8243
* Oliver Nelson - Screamin' The Blues (New Jazz NJLP 8243, NJLP 8324; Fantasy OJC 080, OJCCD 080-2)
= Oliver Nelson - Images (Prestige P 24060)
* Oliver Nelson - Screamin' The Blues, Pt. 1&2 (New Jazz 45-508)

Ken McIntyre Quintet

Ken McIntyre (as, fl) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Walter Bishop Jr. (p) Sam Jones (b) Art Taylor (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 28, 1960
2333 Geo's Tune New Jazz NJLP 8247
2334 They All Laughed -
2335 Dianna -
2336 Curtsy -
2337 Lautir -
2338 Head Shakin' -
* Ken McIntyre/Eric Dolphy - Looking Ahead (New Jazz NJLP 8247; Fantasy OJC 252, OJCCD 252-2)
= Eric Dolphy - Fire Waltz (Prestige P 24085)

Eric Dolphy Trio

Eric Dolphy (fl) Roger Mson (tambura) Gina Lalli (tabla)
Stereo Sound Studios, NYC, July 8, 1960
  Improvisations And Tukras Blue Note BT 85131
* Eric Dolphy - Other Aspects (Blue Note BT 85131, CDP 7 48041-2)

Charles Mingus Quintet plus Bud Powell

Ted Curson (tp) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl) Booker Ervin (ts -1/4,6) Bud Powell (p -6) Charles Mingus (b, p -1/5, b -6) Dannie Richmond (d)
"Juan-les-Pins Jazz Festival", Antibes, France, July 13, 1960
1. 5260 | 37622 Cry For Freedom (Prayer For Passive Resistance) Atlantic SD 2-3001
2. 5261 | 37626 Better Git Hit In Your Soul Atlantic SD 2-3001; BYG (J) YX 7009
3. 5262 | 37621 Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting -
4. 5263 | 37625 Ummh! (Folk Forms, I) -
5. 5264 | 37623 What Love? Atlantic SD 2-3001
6. 5265 | 37624 I'll Remember April -
* Charles Mingus - Mingus At Antibes (Atlantic SD 2-3001)
= Charles Mingus - Live (Affinity (E) CDAFF 778)
* Charles Mingus Live With Eric Dolphy (BYG (J) YX 7009)
= Charles Mingus - Live (Affinity (E) AFF 19)

Eric Dolphy Quartet

Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl, cl) Ron Carter (cello) George Duvivier (b) Roy Haynes (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 15, 1960
2395 Out There New Jazz NJLP 8252
2396 Feathers -
2397 The Baron -
2398 Serene -
2399 Sketch Of Melba -
2400 17 West -
2401 Eclipse -
* Eric Dolphy - Out There (New Jazz NJLP 8252; Prestige PR 7652; Fantasy OJC 023, OJCCD 023-2)
= Eric Dolphy (Prestige PR 24008)

The Latin Jazz Quintet With Eric Dolphy

Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Carlie Simons (vib) Gene Casey (p) Bill Ellington (b) Manny Ramos (d, tim) Juan Amalbert (cga)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 19, 1960
2408 Sunday Go Meetin' New Jazz NJLP 8251
2409 First Bass Line -
2410 Mambo Ricci -
2411 Blues In 6/8 -
2412 Spring Is Here -
2413 Caribe -
* The Latin Jazz Quintet/Eric Dolphy - Caribe (New Jazz NJLP 8251; Fantasy OJCCD 819-2)
= Eric Dolphy - Caribe (Prestige MPP 2503)

John Lewis With Gary McFarland's Orchestra

Herb Pomeroy (tp) Gunther Schuller (frh) Eric Dolphy (as) Benny Golson (ts) Jimmy Giuffre (bars) John Lewis (p, arr) Jim Hall (g) George Duvivier (b) Connie Kay (d) Gary McFarland (comp, arr)
NYC, September 9, 1960
4924 Afternoon In Paris Atlantic LP 1375
4925 Night Float Atlantic LP 1425
4926 If You Could See Me Now unissued
4927 'Round Midnight -
* John Lewis' All Stars - The Wonderful World Of Jazz (Atlantic LP 1375, SD 1375)
* John Lewis With Gary McFarland's Orchestra - Essence (Atlantic LP 1425, SD 1425)

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Big Band

Bob Bryant, Clark Terry, Richard Williams (tp) Jimmy Cleveland, Melba Liston (tb) Eric Dolphy (as) Oliver Nelson (as, ts, arr) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (ts) George Barrow, Jerome Richardson (ts, fl) Bob Ashton (bars) Richard Wyands (p) Wendell Marshall (b) Roy Haynes (d) George Wilkins (arr)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 20, 1960
2498 Walk Away Prestige PRLP 7206
2499 Trane Whistle -
2500 Whole Nelson -
2501 Stolen Moments (The Stolen Moment) -
2502 Jaws -
2503 You Are Too Beautiful -
* Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis - Trane Whistle (Prestige PRLP 7206; Fantasy OJC 429, OJCCD 429-2)
= Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis - Stolen Moments (Prestige PR 7834)

Charles Mingus Quartet

Ted Curson (tp) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl) Charles Mingus (b, vo) Dannie Ritchmond (d, vo) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, October 20, 1960
  Folk Forms, No. 1 Candid 45-601, CJM 8005
  Original Faubus Fables -
  What Love? Candid CJM 8005
  All The Things You Could Be By Now If Sigmund Freud's Wife Was Your Mother -
  Stormy Weather (take 1) Candid CJM 8021, CS 9033
  Melody From The Drums Candid CCD 79042; Mosaic MR4-111, MD3-111
* Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus (Candid CJM 8005, CJS 9005; Barnaby Z 30561, BR 5012; America (F) 30 AM 6082; Candid CS 9005, CCD 79005)
= The Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop - Stormy Weather (Barnaby 2BR 6015)
= The Complete Candid Recordings Of Charles Mingus (Mosaic MR4-111, MD3-111)
* Charles Mingus - Mingus (Candid CJM 8021, CJS 9021; Barnaby KZ 31034; Candid CS 9021, CCD 79021)
= The Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop - Stormy Weather (Barnaby 2BR 6015)
= The Complete Candid Recordings Of Charles Mingus (Mosaic MR4-111, MD3-111)
* Eric Dolphy - Candid Dolphy (Candid CS 9033, CCD 79033)
* Charles Mingus - Mysterious Blues (Candid CCD 79042)
* Charles Mingus - Folk Forms, No. 1 b/w Original Faubus Fables (Candid 45-601)

Charles Mingus Octet

Ted Curson, Lonnie Hillyer (tp) Jimmy Knepper, Britt Woodman (tb -5) Charles McPherson (as) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Booker Ervin (ts -4,5) Nico Bunick (p) Charles Mingus (b) Dannie Ritchmond (d) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, October 20, 1960
1. Reincarnation Of A Love Bird (1st session) (take 1) Candid CS 9033
2. Reincarnation Of A Love Bird (1st session) (take 4) Candid CCD 79042
3. Reincarnation Of A Love Bird (1st session) (take ?) Mosaic MR4-111, MD3-111
4. Vassarlean Candid CJM 8019; Barnaby 2BR 6015; Candid CCD 79021, CCD 79042; Mosaic MR4-111, MD3-111
5. MDM Candid CJM 8021
* Eric Dolphy - Candid Dolphy (Candid CS 9033, CCD 79033)
* Various Artists - The Jazz Life! (Candid CJM 8019, CJS 9019; Barnaby BR 5021; Candid CS 9019, CCD 79019)
* Charles Mingus - Mingus (Candid CJM 8021, CJS 9021; Barnaby KZ 31034; Candid CS 9021, CCD 79021)
= The Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop - Stormy Weather (Barnaby 2BR 6015)
= The Complete Candid Recordings Of Charles Mingus (Mosaic MR4-111, MD3-111)
* Charles Mingus - Mysterious Blues (Candid CCD 79042)

Jazz Artists Guild

Benny Bailey (tp) Eric Dolphy (as) Kenny Dorham (p) Peck Morrison (b) Jo Jones (d) Abbey Lincoln (vo) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, November 1, 1960
  'T Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do Candid CJM 8022
  'T Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do (take 3) Candid CS 9033
* Jazz Artists Guild - Newport Rebels (Candid CJM 8022, CJS 9022; Barnaby BR 5022; Candid CS 9022, CCD 79022)
* Eric Dolphy - Candid Dolphy (Candid CS 9033, CCD 79033)

Charles Mingus Octet

Ted Curson, Lonnie Hillyer (tp) Charles McPherson (as) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl) Booker Ervin (ts) Paul Bley (p) Charles Mingus (b) Dannie Ritchmond (d) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, November 11, 1960
  Reincarnation Of A Love Bird (2nd session) Candid CJM 8026; Mosaic MR4-111, MD3-111
  Lock 'Em Up Candid CJM 8021, CCD 79000
* Charles Mingus - Reincarnation Of A Love Bird (Candid CJM 8026, CJS 9026, CS 9026, CCD 79026)
* Charles Mingus - Mingus (Candid CJM 8021, CJS 9021; Barnaby KZ 31034; Candid CS 9021, CCD 79021)
= The Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop - Stormy Weather (Barnaby 2BR 6015)
= The Complete Candid Recordings Of Charles Mingus (Mosaic MR4-111, MD3-111)
* Various Artists - Candid Jazz (Candid CCD 79000)

Jazz Artists Guild

Roy Eldridge (tp) Jimmy Knepper (tb) Eric Dolphy (as) Tommy Flanagan (p) Charles Mingus (b) Jo Jones (d) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, November 11, 1960
  Mysterious Blues Candid CJM 8022, CCD 79042; Mosaic MR4-111, MD3-111
  Body And Soul Candid CJM 8026; Mosaic MR4-111, MD3-111
  Body And Soul (take 2) Candid CS 9033, CCD 79042; Mosaic MD3-111
  R&R Candid CJM 8019, CJM 8026; Mosaic MR4-111, MD3-111
* Jazz Artists Guild - Newport Rebels (Candid CJM 8022, CJS 9022; Barnaby BR 5022; Candid CS 9022, CCD 79022)
* The Complete Candid Recordings Of Charles Mingus (Mosaic MR4-111)
* Charles Mingus - Reincarnation Of A Love Bird (Candid CJM 8026, CJS 9026, CS 9026, CCD 79026)
* Eric Dolphy - Candid Dolphy (Candid CS 9033, CCD 79033)
* Various Artists - The Jazz Life! (Candid CJM 8019, CJS 9019; Barnaby BR 5021; Candid CS 9019, CCD 79019)
* Charles Mingus - Mysterious Blues (Candid CCD 79042)
* The Complete Candid Recordings Of Charles Mingus (Mosaic MD3-111)

Eric Dolphy - Ron Carter Duo

Eric Dolphy (as, fl) Ron Carter (b -3,4)
Esoteric Sound Studios, NYC, November, 1960
1. Inner Flight, #1 Blue Note BT 85131
2. Inner Flight, #2 -
3. Dolphy-N -
4. Triple Mix Jazzway (It) MUTT 1502
* Eric Dolphy - Other Aspects (Blue Note BT 85131, CDP 7 48041-2)
* Eric Dolphy - Naima (Jazzway (It) MUTT 1502)

John Lewis - Gunther Schuller - Jim Hall Orchestra plus The Contemporary String Quartet

Robert DiDomenica (fl) Eric Dolphy (fl -1, as, bcl, fl -2) Ornette Coleman (as -2) Charles Libove, Roland Vamos (vln) Harry Zaratzian (vla) Joseph Tekula (vlc) Eddie Costa (vib) Bill Evans (p) Jim Hall (g) George Duvivier, Scott LaFaro (b) Sticks Evans (d) Gunther Schuller (arr, cond)
NYC, December 20, 1960
1. 5235 Variants On A Theme Of John Lewis (Django): Variant I / Variant II / Variant III Atlantic LP 1365
2. 5236 Variants On A Theme Of Thelonious Monk (Criss Cross): Variant I / Variant II / Variant III / Variant IV -
* John Lewis/Gunther Schuller/Jim Hall - Jazz Abstractions (Atlantic LP 1365, SD 1365)

Eric Dolphy - Booker Little Quintet

Booker Little (tp -1,2,4/6) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl -1/7, as -8) Jaki Byard (p -1/7) Ron Carter (b -1/7) Roy Haynes (d -1/7)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 21, 1960
1. 2772 Ode To Charlie Parker New Jazz NJLP 8270
2. 2773 Mrs. Parker Of K.C. (Bird's Mother) -
3. 2774 It's Magic -
4. 2775 Serene Prestige PR 24046, MPP 2517
5. 2776 Miss Ann New Jazz NJLP 8270
6. 2777 Far Cry -
7. 2778 Left Alone -
8. 2779 Tenderly -
* Eric Dolphy - Far Cry (New Jazz NJLP 8270; Fantasy OJC 400, OJCCD 400-2)
= Eric Dolphy - Far Cry! (Prestige PR 7747)
= Eric Dolphy/Ron Carter - Magic (Prestige P 24053)
* Various Artists - 25 Years Of Prestige (Prestige PR 24046)
* Eric Dolphy - Dash One (Prestige MPP 2517)

Ornette Coleman Octet

Don Cherry (pocket tp) Freddie Hubbard (tp) Eric Dolphy (bcl) Ornette Coleman (as) Charlie Haden, Scott LaFaro (b) Ed Blackwell, Billy Higgins (d)
NYC, December 21, 1960
5247-1? The First Take (Free Jazz (alt. take)) Atlantic SD 1588
5247 Free Jazz, Pt. 1 Atlantic LP 1364
- Free Jazz, Pt. 2 -
* Ornette Coleman - Twins (Atlantic SD 1588, SD 8810)
* Ornette Coleman - Free Jazz (Atlantic LP 1364, SD 1364)

Latin Jazz Quintet With Eric Dolphy

Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Felipe Diaz (vib) Arthur Jenkins (p) Bobbie Rodriguez (b) Tommy Lopez (cga) Louis Ramirez (tim)
NYC, 1960-1961
  You're The Cutest One United Artists UAL 4071
  Speak Low -
  I Got Rhythm -
  A Night In Tunisia -
  Cha Cha King -
  I Wish I Were In Love Again -
  Lover -
  Mangolina -
  April Rain -
* The Latin Jazz Quintet (United Artists UAL 4071, UAS 5071; Latin Jazz & Dance Records PLP 145)

1961

Abbey Lincoln

Booker Little (tp) Julian Priester (tb) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl, picc) Walter Benton, Coleman Hawkins (ts) Mal Waldron (p) Art Davis (b) Max Roach (d) Roger Sanders, Robert White (cga) Abbey Lincoln (vo) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, February 22, 1961
  Straight Ahead Candid 45-602 (later), CJM 8015
  When Malindy Sings Candid 45-602, CJM 8015
  In The Red Candid CJM 8015
  Blue Monk -
  Left Alone -
  African Lady Candid 45-602, CJM 8015, CCD 79000
  African Lady (take 4) Candid CS 9033
  Retribution Candid 45-602 (later), CJM 8015
* Abbey Lincoln - Straight Ahead (Candid CJM 8015, CJS 9015; Barnaby KZ 31037; Candid CS 9015, CCD 79015)
* Eric Dolphy - Candid Dolphy (Candid CS 9033, CCD 79033)
* Various Artists - Candid Jazz (Candid CCD 79000)
* Abbey Lincoln - Straight Ahead b/w Retribution (Candid 45-602 (later))
* Abbey Lincoln - When Malindy Sings b/w African Lady (Candid 45-602)

Oliver Nelson Septet

Freddie Hubbard (tp -1/4,6) Eric Dolphy (as, fl) Oliver Nelson (as, ts, arr) George Barrow (bars -1/4,6) Bill Evans (p) Paul Chambers (b) Roy Haynes (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 23, 1961
1. Stolen Moments (The Stolen Moment) Impulse A 5, AS 9237-2
2. Hoe-Down -
3. Cascades -
4. Butch And Butch Impulse A 5
5. Teenie's Blues Impulse A 5, ASD 9228, ASY 9284-3
6. Yearnin' Impulse A 5
* Oliver Nelson - The Blues And The Abstract Truth (Impulse A 5, IMPD 154)
= Oliver Nelson - The Dedication Series, Vol. II: Three Dimensions (Impulse IA 9335-2)
* Freddie Hubbard - Reevaluation: The Impulse Years (Impulse AS 9237-2)
* Various Artists - Impulse Energy Essentials (Impulse ASD 9228)
* Various Artists - The Bass (Impulse ASY 9284-3)

Oliver Nelson Quartet With Eric Dolphy

Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Oliver Nelson (ts, as, cl) Richard Wyands (p) George Duvivier (b) Roy Haynes (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 1, 1961
2899 Six And Four New Jazz NJLP 8255
2900 Mama Lou -
2901 Images -
2902 Ralph's New Blues -
2903 111-44 -
2904 Straight Ahead -
* Oliver Nelson/Eric Dolphy - Straight Ahead (New Jazz NJLP 8255; Fantasy OJC 099, OJCCD 099-2)
= Oliver Nelson - Images (Prestige P 24060)

Booker Little Sextet

Booker Little (tp) Julian Priester (tb) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Don Friedman (p) Art Davis (b) Max Roach (d, timp, vib) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, March 17, 1961
  We Speak Candid CJM 8027
  Quiet, Please -
  Quiet, Please (take 1) Candid CS 9033
  A New Day Candid CJM 8027
* Booker Little - Out Front (Candid CJM 8027, CJS 9027; Barnaby BR 5019; Candid CS 9027, CCD 79027, (J) 32JDC 106, (J) TKCB 30462)
* Eric Dolphy - Candid Dolphy (Candid CS 9033, CCD 79033)

Booker Little Sextet

Booker Little (tp) Julian Priester (tb) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Don Friedman (p) Ron Carter (b) Max Roach (d, timp, vib) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, April 4, 1961
  Strength And Sanity Candid CJM 8027
  Strength And Sanity (alt. take) Candid (J) 32JDC 106, (J) TKCB 30462
  Moods In Free Time (take 5) Candid CJM 8027, CS 9033
  Man Of Words Candid CJM 8027, CCD 79000
  Hazy Hues Candid CJM 8027
  Hazy Hues (take 5) Candid CS 9033
* Booker Little - Out Front (Candid CJM 8027, CJS 9027; Barnaby BR 5019; Candid CS 9027, CCD 79027, (J) 32JDC 106, (J) TKCB 30462)
* Eric Dolphy - Candid Dolphy (Candid CS 9033, CCD 79033)
* Various Artists - Candid Jazz (Candid CCD 79000)

Ted Curson Quintet

Ted Curson (tp) Eric Dolphy (fl) Kenny Drew (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Dannie Richmond (d)
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, April 11, 1961
18654 The Things We Did Last Summer Old Town OTLP 2003
18658 Bali H'ai -
* Ted Curson - Plenty Of Horn (Old Town OTLP 2003)

George Russell Sextet

Don Ellis (tp) Dave Baker (tb) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl) George Russell (p, arr) Steve Swallow (b) Joe Hunt (d)
NYC, May 8, 1961
  Honesty Riverside RLP 375; Milestone M 47027
  Thoughts -
  Ezz-Thetic -
  'Round Midnight -
  Nardis -
  Lydiot Riverside RLP 375
* George Russell - Ezz-Thetics (Riverside RLP 375, RS 9375; Fantasy OJC 070, OJCCD 070-2)
* George Russell - Outer Thoughts (Milestone M 47027)

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)

Ron Carter Quintet

Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Mal Waldron (p) George Duvivier (b -1,2) Ron Carter (b -1,2, cello -3,4) Charlie Persip (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 20, 1961
1. 3086 Rally New Jazz NJLP 8265
2. 3088 Yes, Indeed -
3. 3090 Saucer Eyes -
4. 3091 Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise -
* Ron Carter - Where? (New Jazz NJLP 8265; Fantasy OJC 432, OJCCD 432-2)
= Eric Dolphy/Ron Carter - Where? (Prestige PR 7843)
= Eric Dolphy/Ron Carter - Magic (Prestige P 24053)

Mal Waldron Sextet

Eric Dolphy (as, bcl) Booker Ervin (ts -1/4,6,7) Mal Waldron (p) Ron Carter (cello) Joe Benjamin (b) Charlie Persip (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 27, 1961
1. 3110 Thirteen New Jazz NJLP 8269
2. 3111 Duquility -
3. 3112 Status Seeking -
4. 3113 Warp And Woof -
5. 3114 Warm Canto -
6. 3115 Fire Waltz -
7. 3116 We Diddit -
* Mal Waldron - The Quest (New Jazz NJLP 8269; Prestige PR 7579; Fantasy OJC 082, OJCCD 082-2)
= Eric Dolphy - Fire Waltz (Prestige P 24085)

Eric Dolphy - Booker Little Quintet

Booker Little (tp -1,2,4/11) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Mal Waldron (p -1,2,4/11) Richard Davis (b -1,2,4/11) Ed Blackwell (d -1,2,4/11)
"Five Spot Cafe", NYC, July 16, 1961
1. 3146 warming up and tuning Prestige rejected
2. 3147 Status Seeking Prestige PR 7382
3. 3148 God Bless The Child -
4. 3149 Aggression Prestige PRLP 7294, P 34002
5. 3150 Like Someone In Love -
6. 3151 Fire Waltz New Jazz NJLP 8260; Prestige P 34002
7. 3152 Bee Vamp -
8. - Bee Vamp (alt. take) Prestige PR 24046, MPP 2517; Fantasy OJCCD 133-2
9. 3153 The Prophet New Jazz NJLP 8260; Prestige P 34002
10. 3154 Number Eight (Potsa Lotsa) Prestige PR 7334, P 34002
11. 3155 Booker's Waltz -
* Eric Dolphy - Here And There (Prestige PR 7382; Fantasy OJCCD 673-2)
= Eric Dolphy - Status (Prestige P 24070)
* Eric Dolphy At The Five Spot, Vol. 2 (Prestige PRLP 7294, PR 7826; Fantasy OJC 247, OJCCD 247-2)
* The Great Concert Of Eric Dolphy (Prestige P 34002)
* Eric Dolphy At The Five Spot, Vol. 1 (New Jazz NJLP 8260; Prestige PR 7611; Fantasy OJC 133, OJCCD 133-2)
* Various Artists - 25 Years Of Prestige (Prestige PR 24046)
* Eric Dolphy - Dash One (Prestige MPP 2517)
* Eric Dolphy And Booker Little Memorial Album (Prestige PR 7334; Fantasy OJC 353, OJCCD 353-2)

Max Roach Nonet

Booker Little (tp) Julian Priester (tb) Eric Dolphy (as) Clifford Jordan (ts) Mal Waldron (p) Art Davis (b) Max Roach (d) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (cga) Carlos "Totico" Eugenio (cowbell) Abbey Lincoln (vo)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 1, 1961
10460 Garvey's Ghost Impulse A 8, ASD 9228
10461 Mendacity Impulse A 8, ASD 9228, ASH 9253-3
* Max Roach - Percussion, Bitter Sweet (Impulse A 8, GRD 122)
* Various Artists - Impulse Energy Essentials (Impulse ASD 9228)
* Various Artists - The Saxophone (Impulse ASH 9253-3)

Max Roach Octet

Booker Little (tp) Julian Priester (tb) Eric Dolphy (bcl, fl) Clifford Jordan (ts) Mal Waldron (p) Art Davis (b) Max Roach (d) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (cga)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 3, 1961
10462 Mama Impulse A 8, ASH 9272-3
10463 Tender Warriors Impulse A 8
* Max Roach - Percussion, Bitter Sweet (Impulse A 8, GRD 122)
* Various Artists - The Drums (Impulse ASH 9272-3)

Max Roach Septet

Booker Little (tp) Julian Priester (tb) Eric Dolphy (fl) Clifford Jordan (ts) Mal Waldron (p) Art Davis (b) Max Roach (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 8, 1961
10468 Praise For A Martyr Impulse A 8
* Max Roach - Percussion, Bitter Sweet (Impulse A 8, GRD 122)

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

Max Roach Octet

Booker Little (tp) Julian Priester (tb) Eric Dolphy (as, fl) Clifford Jordan (ts) Mal Waldron (p) Art Davis (b) Max Roach (d) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (cga)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 9, 1961
10473 Man From South Africa Impulse A 8
* Max Roach - Percussion, Bitter Sweet (Impulse A 8, GRD 122)

Eric Dolphy Quintet

Benny Bailey (tp -1,4) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl) Pepsi Auer (p -1,4) Jamil Nasser (b) Buster Smith (d)
"Club Jazz Salon", Berlin, West Germany, August 30, 1961
1. Hot House Enja (G) ENJ 3007/09-1
2. When Lights Are Low -
3. High Fly (Hi-Fly) -
4. I'll Remember April -
* Eric Dolphy - Berlin Concerts (Enja (G) ENJ 3007/09-1, ENJ 3007/09-2)

Eric Dolphy Quintet

Benny Bailey (tp -1,3) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl) Pepsi Auer (p -1,3) Jamil Nasser (b -1,3) Buster Smith (d -1,3)
"Funkturm Exhibition Hal", Berlin, West Germany, August 30, 1961
1. G.W. (Geewee) Enja (G) ENJ 3007/09-1
2. God Bless The Child -
3. "245" (The Meeting) -
* Eric Dolphy - Berlin Concerts (Enja (G) ENJ 3007/09-1, ENJ 3007/09-2)

Eric Dolphy Quartet

Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Rony Johansson (p) Kurt Lindgren (b) Rune Carlsson (d)
"Vastmanland-Dala Nation", Uppsala, Sweden, September 4, 1961
  What Is This Thing Called Love? Serene (F) SER 03
  "245" -
  Laura -
  52nd Street Theme -
  Bags' Groove -
  Out Of Nowhere Serene (F) SER 04
  I'll Remember April -
  52nd Street Theme (alt. version) -
  When Lights Are Low -
* Eric Dolphy - The Uppsala Concert, Vol. 1 (Serene (F) SER 03)
* Eric Dolphy - The Uppsala Concert, Vol. 2 (Serene (F) SER 04)

Eric Dolphy Quartet

Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Bent Axen (p) Erik Moseholm (b) Jorn Elniff (d)
"Berlingske Has", Copenhagen, Denmark, September 6, 1961
(tk.1) Don't Blame Me Prestige PR 7350
(tk.2) Don't Blame Me (alt. take) Prestige PR 7382
  When Lights Are Low Prestige PR 7366
(tk.1) Miss Ann (take 1) Debut (D) unissued
(tk.2) Miss Ann (take 2) -
* Eric Dolphy In Europe, Vol. 2 (Prestige PR 7350; Fantasy OJC 414, OJCCD 414-2)
= Eric Dolphy - Status (Prestige P 24070)
* Eric Dolphy - Here And There (Prestige PR 7382; Fantasy OJCCD 673-2)
= Eric Dolphy - Status (Prestige P 24070)
* Eric Dolphy In Europe, Vol. 3 (Prestige PR 7366; Fantasy OJC 416, OJCCD 416-2)
= Eric Dolphy - Copenhagen Concert (Prestige PR 24027)

Eric Dolphy Quartet

Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl -1,3/12, fl -2) Bent Axen (p -1,3/12) Erik Moseholm (b -1,3/12) Chuck Israels (b -2) Jorn Elniff (d -1,3/12)
"Studenterforeningen", Copenhagen, Denmark, September 8, 1961
1. Glad To Be Unhappy Prestige PRLP 7304
2. Hi-Fly -
3. God Bless The Child -
4. Oleo -
5. The Way You Look Tonight Prestige PR 7350
6. Laura -
7. Les (Miss Ann) -
8. Woody'n You Prestige PR 7366
9. (tk.1) In The Blues (take 1) -
10. (tk.2) In The Blues (take 2) (false start) -
11. (tk.3) In The Blues (take 3) -
12. (tk.4) In The Blues (take 4) -
* Eric Dolphy In Europe, Vol. 1 (Prestige PRLP 7304; Fantasy OJC 413, OJCCD 413-2)
= Eric Dolphy - Copenhagen Concert (Prestige PR 24027)
* Eric Dolphy In Europe, Vol. 2 (Prestige PR 7350; Fantasy OJC 414, OJCCD 414-2)
= Eric Dolphy - Status (Prestige P 24070)
* Eric Dolphy In Europe, Vol. 3 (Prestige PR 7366; Fantasy OJC 416, OJCCD 416-2)
= Eric Dolphy - Copenhagen Concert (Prestige PR 24027)

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 -

Eric Dolphy Quartet

Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Knud Jorgensen (p) Jimmy Woode (b) Sture Kallin (d)
Swedish Broadcast Station, Stockholm, Sweden, September 25, 1961
  Les (Loss) Enja (G) ENJ 3055-1
  Serene (Sorino) -
  Don't Blame Me -
* Eric Dolphy - Stockholm Sessions (Enja (G) ENJ 3055-1, ENJ 3055-2; Inner City IC 3007)

Eric Dolphy Quartet

Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Bent Axen (p) Erik Moseholm (b) William Schiopffe (d)
television broadcast, Copenhagen, Denmark, circa September, 1961
  Don't Blame Me private tape
  On Green Dolphin Street -
  Miss Ann -
  "245" (incomplete) -

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 -2) John Coltrane (ss, ts) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl) McCoy Tyner (p -2,3,5) Ahmed Abdul-Malik (oud -2) Reggie Workman (b -1/3) Jimmy Garrison (b -2,4,5) Roy Haynes (d -1) Elvin Jones (d -2/5)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, November 2, 1961
1. Chasin' Another Trane Impulse IZ 9361/2
2. India MCA/Impulse MCAD 5541
3. Spiritual -
4. 10576 Chasin' The Trane Impulse A 10, ASH 9278-2
5. Impressions Impulse IZ 9361/2
* The Mastery Of John Coltrane, Vol. 4 - Trane's Modes (Impulse IZ 9361/2)
* John Coltrane - Coltrane "Live" At The Village Vanguard (Impulse A 10)
* The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years, Vol. 3 (Impulse ASH 9278-2)
* John Coltrane - From The Original Master Tapes (MCA/Impulse MCAD 5541, DIDX 204)

John Coltrane Sextet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl) McCoy Tyner (p) Reggie Workman (b -1,3/5) Jimmy Garrison (b -2,3,5) 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. India Impulse A 42, AS 9223-2
4. Greensleeves (take 2) Impulse IZ 9361/2
5. 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)
* 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 -

Eric Dolphy Quintet

Idrees Sulieman (tp -1,3/5) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl -1,3/5, bcl -2) Rune Ofwerman (p -1,3/5) Jimmy Woode (b -1,3/5) Sture Kallin (d -1,3/5)
Swedish Broadcast Station, Stockholm, Sweden, November 19, 1961
1. Miss Ann (Ann) Enja (G) ENJ 3055-1
2. God Bless The Child -
3. Left Alone (Alone) -
4. G.W. (Geewee) -
5. Serene (Sorino) (alt. take) Enja (G) ENJ 3055-2
* Eric Dolphy - Stockholm Sessions (Enja (G) ENJ 3055-1, ENJ 3055-2; Inner City IC 3007)

John Coltrane Quintet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) McCoy Tyner (p) Reggie Workman (b) Elvin Jones (d)
"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) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) McCoy Tyner (p) Reggie Workman (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
Sudwestfunk TV Studio, Baden-Baden, West Germany, November 24, 1961
  My Favorite Things Jazz Connoisseur (Israel) JC 112
  Everytime We Say Goodbye -
  Impressions -
* 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 -

Eric Dolphy Quartet

Eric Dolphy (bcl) McCoy Tyner (p) Reggie Workman (b) Mel Lewis (d)
Munchen, West Germany, December 1, 1961
  Oleo Unique Jazz UJ 026
  On Green Dolphin Street Jazz Connoisseur (Israel) JC 107
  Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise (Softly, As A Summer Sunrise) -
  The Way You Look Tonight -
* Eric Dolphy - 3 Dolphy Groups (Unique Jazz UJ 026)
* Eric Dolphy Quartet 1961 (Jazz Connoisseur (Israel) JC 107)

John Coltrane Quintet

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

John Coltrane Quintet

John Coltrane (ss, ts) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) McCoy Tyner (p) Reggie Workman (b) Elvin Jones (d): same personnel
"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

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)

Eric Dolphy Quintet With Syracuse Friends Of Chamber Music

John Oberbrunner (fl -2) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Adrienne Galimir, Louis Krasner (vln -2) Joan Mulfinger (vla -2) George Mulfinger Jr. (vlc -2) Eddie Costa (vib, p -2) Barry Galbraith (g) Art Davis, Chuck Israels (b) Sticks Evans (d) Gunther Schuller (cond)
Syracuse, NY, March 10, 1962
1. Night Music GM Recordings 3005D; Enja (G) ENJ 5045-1
2. Variants On A Theme Of Thelonious Monk unissued
* Eric Dolphy - Vintage Dolphy (GM Recordings 3005D)
* Eric Dolphy - Vintage Dolphy (Enja (G) ENJ 5045-1)

Benny Golson Sextet

Bill Hardman (tp) Grachan Moncur III (tb) Eric Dolphy (as) Bill Evans (p) Ron Carter (b) Charlie Persip (d) Benny Golson (arr, cond)
NYC, April, 1962
3B Groovin' High Audio Fidelity AFLP 2150
5B Donna Lee -
8B Ornithology -
9B If I Should Lose You -
* Benny Golson - Just Jazz! (Audio Fidelity AFLP 2150, AFSD 6150)

Ed Summerlin Orchestra

Don Ellis, Lou Glucken (tp) Slide Hampton, Dick Lieb (tb) Eric Dolphy (as) J.R. Monterose (ts) unknown (org) Barry Galbraith (g) Ron Carter (b) Charlie Persip (d) unknown (choir) Ed Summerlin (arr, cond)
Church Of The Epiphany, Washington, DC, June 3, 1962
  Jazz Vespers Service private tape

John Lewis With Gary McFarland's Orchestra

Harold Jones (fl) William Arrowsmith (ob) Loren Glickman (basn) Phil Woods (cl) Don Stewart (basset h) Eric Dolphy (as, fl) Gene Allen (bars) John Lewis (p) Jim Hall (g) Richard Davis (b) Connie Kay (d) Gary McFarland (comp, arr)
NYC, October 5, 1962
6480 By My Side unissued
6481 Tillamook Two Atlantic LP 1425
6482 Another Encounter -
* John Lewis With Gary McFarland's Orchestra - Essence (Atlantic LP 1425, SD 1425)

Eric Dolphy Quintet

Ed Armour (tp) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Herbie Hancock (p) Richard Davis (b) Edgar Bateman (d) Joe Carrol (vo -5,6)
"Gaslight Inn", NYC, October 7, 1962
1. Miss Ann Ingo (It) fourteen; Unique Jazz UJ 010
2. Left Alone -
3. G.W. -
4. "245" -
5. Oh, Lady Be Good Ingo (It) fourteen
6. I Got Rhythm Unique Jazz UJ 026
* Eric Dolphy Quintet Live At Gaslight Inn, October, 1962 (Ingo (It) fourteen)
* Eric Dolphy - Quintet U.S.A. (Unique Jazz UJ 010)
* Eric Dolphy - 3 Dolphy Groups (Unique Jazz UJ 026)

Charles Mingus Orchestra

Ed Armour, Rolf Ericson, Lonnie Hillyer, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Richard Williams, Snooky Young (tp) Eddie Bert, Jimmy Cleveland, Willie Dennis, Paul Faulise, Quentin Jackson, Britt Woodman (tb) Romeo Penque (ob) Danny Bank (bcl) Buddy Collette, Eric Dolphy, Charlie Mariano, Charles McPherson (as) George Berg, Zoot Sims (ts) Pepper Adams, Jerome Richardson (bars) Warren Smith (vib, per) Toshiko Akiyoshi, Jaki Byard (p) Les Spann (g) Milt Hinton (b) Charles Mingus (b, nar) Dannie Richmond (d) Grady Tate (per) Bob Hammer (arr) Melba Liston (arr, cond)
"Town Hall", NYC, 1st set, October 12, 1962
  Freedom, Pt. 2 (Clark In The Dark) United Artists UAJ 14024
  Osmotin' (Osmosis (incomplete)) Blue Note CDP 7243 8 28353-2
  Epitaph, Pt. 1 United Artists UAJ 14024
  Freedom, Pt. 1 -
  Peggy's Blue Skylight (Peggy's Discovery) Blue Note CDP 7243 8 28353-2
  Epitaph, Pt. 2 United Artists UAJ 14024
  My Search -
* Charles Mingus - Town Hall Concert (United Artists UAJ 14024, UAJS 15024)
* Charles Mingus - The Complete Town Hall Concert (Blue Note CDP 7243 8 28353-2)

Charles Mingus Orchestra

Ed Armour, Rolf Ericson, Lonnie Hillyer, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Richard Williams, Snooky Young (tp) Eddie Bert, Jimmy Cleveland, Willie Dennis, Paul Faulise, Quentin Jackson, Britt Woodman (tb) Romeo Penque (ob) Danny Bank (bcl) Buddy Collette, Eric Dolphy, Charlie Mariano, Charles McPherson (as) George Berg, Zoot Sims (ts) Pepper Adams, Jerome Richardson (bars) Warren Smith (vib, per) Toshiko Akiyoshi, Jaki Byard (p) Les Spann (g) Milt Hinton (b) Charles Mingus (b, nar) Dannie Richmond (d) Grady Tate (per) Bob Hammer (arr) Melba Liston (arr, cond): same personnel
"Town Hall", NYC, 2nd set, October 12, 1962
  Portrait Blue Note CDP 7243 8 28353-2
  Duke's Choice (Don't Come Back) United Artists UAJ 14024
  Please Don't Come Back From The Moon Blue Note CDP 7243 8 28353-2
  In A Mellotone ('Finale) United Artists UAJ 14024
  Epitaph, Pt. 1 (alt. take) Blue Note CDP 7243 8 28353-2
* Charles Mingus - Town Hall Concert (United Artists UAJ 14024, UAJS 15024)
* Charles Mingus - The Complete Town Hall Concert (Blue Note CDP 7243 8 28353-2)

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 -

1963 (The age of 35)

Orchestra U.S.A.

Louis Mucci, Herb Pomeroy, Nick Travis (tp) Mike Zwerin (tb) Bob Northern, Robert Swisshelm (frh) Harvey Philips (tu) Robert DiDomenica (fl, picc) Wally Kane (fl, basn) Ray Shiner (ob) Don Stewart (cl, basset h) Eric Dolphy (as, fl) Phil Woods (as, cl) Don Ashworth (bars, ob) Gerald Beal, Nathan Goldstein, Gino Sambucco, Jerry Widoff (vln) Julian Barber, Selwart Clarke (vla) Alla Goldberg, Joseph Tekula (vlc) John Lewis (p, dir, comp) Jim Hall (g) Richard Davis (b) Connie Kay (d) Sticks Evans (per) Gary McFarland (per, comp) Gunther Schuller (cond)
NYC, February 4, 1963
  Milesign Colpix CP 448
  Milano -
  Grand Encounter -
* Orchestra U.S.A. - Debut (Colpix CP 448, SCP 448)

Orchestra U.S.A.

Louis Mucci, Herb Pomeroy, Nick Travis (tp) Mike Zwerin (tb) Bob Northern, Robert Swisshelm (frh) Harvey Philips (tu) Robert DiDomenica (fl, picc) Wally Kane (fl, basn) Ray Shiner (ob) Philipp West (ob, ehr) Don Stewart (cl, basset h) Eric Dolphy (as, fl) Phil Woods (as, cl) Gerald Beal, Alfred Breuning, Nathan Goldstein, Gino Sambucco (vln) Julian Barber, Aaron Juvelier (vla) Alla Goldberg, Joseph Tekula (vlc) John Lewis (p, dir, comp) Jim Hall (g) Richard Davis (b) Connie Kay (d) Michael Colgrass, Sticks Evans (per) Gunther Schuller (cond): Philipp West (ob, ehr) Alfred Breuning (vln) Aaron Juvelier (vla) Michael Colgrass (per) replaces Ashworth, Widoff, Clarke, McFarland
NYC, February 27, 1963
  Natural Affection Colpix CP 448
  Donnie's Theme -
  The Star-Spangled Banner (Three Little Feelings) -
* Orchestra U.S.A. - Debut (Colpix CP 448, SCP 448)

Freddie Hubbard Orchestra

Ed Armour, Freddie Hubbard, Richard Williams (tp) Curtis Fuller, Melba Liston (tb) Bob Northern, Julius Watkins (frh) Eric Dolphy (as) Jerome Richardson (bars) Harry Cykman, Arnold Eidus, Julius Held, Harry Katzman, Harry Lookofsky, Charles McCracken, Gene Orloff, Paul Poliakin, Sol Shapiro, Morris Stonzek (strings) Cedar Walton (p) Reggie Workman (b) Philly Joe Jones (d) Wayne Shorter (arr, cond)
Capitol Studios, NYC, March 8, 1963
  Chocolate Shake Impulse A 38
  Skylark -
  I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) -
* Freddie Hubbard - The Body And The Soul (Impulse A 38, IMPD 183)

Eric Dolphy Quartet With The University Of Illinois Big Band

Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Herbie Hancock (p) Eddie Khan (b) J.C. Moses (d) The University Of Illinois Brass Ensemble (-5) The University Of Illinois Big Band (-6)
"University Of Illinois", Champaign, IL, March 10, 1963
1. Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise Blue Note CDP 7243 4 99826-2
2. Something Sweet, Something Tender / God Bless The Child -
3. South Street Exit -
4. Iron Man -
5. The Red Planet (Miles' Mood) -
6. G.W. -
* Eric Dolphy - Illinois Concert (Blue Note CDP 7243 4 99826-2)

Freddie Hubbard Orchestra

Ed Armour, Al DeRisi, Freddie Hubbard, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Richard Williams (tp) Curtis Fuller, Melba Liston (tb) Bob Northern (frh) Robert Powell (tu) Eric Dolphy (as) Seldon Powell (ts) Charles Davis, Jerome Richardson (bars) Cedar Walton (p) Reggie Workman (b) Philly Joe Jones (d) Wayne Shorter (arr, cond)
Capitol Studios, NYC, March 11, 1963
  Carnival (Manha De Carnaval) Impulse A 38
  Aries (Aires) -
  Thermo -
* Freddie Hubbard - The Body And The Soul (Impulse A 38, IMPD 183)

Eric Dolphy Quintet With Strings

Eric Dolphy (as, cl) Lewis Kaplan, Matthew Raimondi (vln -2) Samuel Rhodes (vla -2) Michael Rudiakov (vlc -2) Gloria Agostini (harp -1) Eddie Costa (vib -1) Jim Hall (g -2) Art Davis (b -1) Richard Davis, Barre Phillips (b -2) Sticks Evans (d -2)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, March 14, 1963
1. Densities GM Recordings 3005D; Enja (G) ENJ 5045-1
2. Abstraction -
* Eric Dolphy - Vintage Dolphy (GM Recordings 3005D)
* Eric Dolphy - Vintage Dolphy (Enja (G) ENJ 5045-1)

Eric Dolphy Quartet

Ed Armour (tp) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Richard Davis (b) J.C. Moses (d)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, April 18, 1963
  Burning Spear (Half Note Triplets) GM Recordings 3005D; Enja (G) ENJ 5045-1
  Ode To Charlie Parker -
  Iron Man -
* Eric Dolphy - Vintage Dolphy (GM Recordings 3005D)
* Eric Dolphy - Vintage Dolphy (Enja (G) ENJ 5045-1)

Unknown Jam Session

Don Ellis, Nick Travis (tp) Jimmy Knepper (tb) Phil Woods (as) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl) Benny Golson (ts) Lalo Schifrin (p) Jim Hall (g) Barre Phillips (b) Charlie Persip (d)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, April 18, 1963
  Donna Lee GM Recordings 3005D; Enja (G) ENJ 5045-1
* Eric Dolphy - Vintage Dolphy (GM Recordings 3005D)
* Eric Dolphy - Vintage Dolphy (Enja (G) ENJ 5045-1)

Teddy Charles Nonet

Eric Dolphy (bcl) Zoot Sims (ts) Jerome Richardson (ts, fl) Pepper Adams (bars) Teddy Charles (vib, arr) Hall Overton (p) Jimmy Raney (g) Teddy Kotick (b) Osie Johnson (d) Ed Bland (arr)
NYC, April 23, 1963
  Scheherazade Blue United Artists UAL 3365
  Borodin Bossa Nova -
  Love For Three Oranges March -
* Teddy Charles - Russia Goes Jazz (United Artists UAL 3365, UAS 6365)

Freddie Hubbard Septet

Freddie Hubbard (tp) Curtis Fuller (tb) Eric Dolphy (as, fl) Wayne Shorter (ts) Cedar Walton (p) Reggie Workman (b) Louis Hayes (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 2, 1963
  Body And Soul Impulse A 38
  Dedicated To You -
  Clatence's Place -
* Freddie Hubbard - The Body And The Soul (Impulse A 38, IMPD 183)

Eric Dolphy - Richard Davis Duo

Eric Dolphy (bcl, fl) Richard Davis (b)
NYC, July 1, 1963
  Come Sunday (Some Sunday) Douglas SD 755
  Ode To Charlie Parker (Ode To C.P.) -
  Alone Together Fred Miles FM 308
  Alone Together (alt. take) Douglas unissued
  Muses -
* Eric Dolphy - Iron Man (Douglas SD 755)
* Eric Dolphy - Conversations (Fred Miles FM 308)
= The Eric Dolphy Memorial Album (Vee-Jay VJLP 2503, VJLPS 2503; Exodus EXS 6005)
= Eric Dolphy 1928-1964 (Epitaph E 4010)
= Eric Dolphy - Music Matador (Affinity (E) AFF 47)

Eric Dolphy Nonet

Woody Shaw (tp -1/6) Prince Lasha (fl -1,7) Clifford Jordan (ss -1,7) Sonny Simmons (as -1,7) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Bobby Hutcherson (vib -1/6) Richard Davis (b -1/5,7) Eddie Khan (b -1/6) J.C. Moses (d -1/6)
NYC, July 3, 1963
1. Burning Spear Douglas SD 755
2. Iron Man -
3. Iron Man (alt. take) Douglas unissued
4. Mandrake Douglas SD 755
5. Mandrake (alt. take) Douglas unissued
6. Jitterbug Waltz Fred Miles FM 308
7. Music Matador -
8. Love Me -
* Eric Dolphy - Iron Man (Douglas SD 755)
* Eric Dolphy - Conversations (Fred Miles FM 308)
= The Eric Dolphy Memorial Album (Vee-Jay VJLP 2503, VJLPS 2503; Exodus EXS 6005)
= Eric Dolphy 1928-1964 (Epitaph E 4010)
= Eric Dolphy - Music Matador (Affinity (E) AFF 47)

Charles Mingus Orchestra

Eddie Preston, Richard Williams (tp) Britt Woodman (tb) Don Butterfield (tu) Dick Hafer (fl, cl, ts) Jerome Richardson (fl, ss, bars) Eric Dolphy (as, fl) Booker Ervin (ts) Jaki Byard (p) Charles Mingus (b, nar) Walter Perkins (d)
NYC, September 20, 1963
11756 Hora Decubitus Impulse A 54, AS 9234-2
11757 Theme For Lester Young -
11758 II B.S. -
11759 Freedom Impulse A 99, AS 9234-2, IMPD 170
11760 Better Get Hit In Yo' Soul Impulse A 54, AS 9234-2
11761 Take The "A" Train unissued
11762 Mood Indigo Impulse A 54, AS 9234-2
* Charles Mingus - Five Mingus (Impulse A 54, IMPD 170)
* Charles Mingus - Reevaluation: The Impulse Years (Impulse AS 9234-2)
* Various Artists - The Definitive Jazz Scene, Vol. 1 (Impulse A 99)

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 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

John Lewis Sextet

Nick Travis (tp) Mike Zwerin (tb) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) John Lewis (p, arr) Richard Davis (b) Connie Kay (d)
NYC, January 10, 1964
SPAI-6890 Alabama Song RCA Victor LPM 3498
SPAI-6891 Havana Song -
SPAI-6892 As You Make Your Bed -
* The Sextet Of Orchestra U.S.A. (RCA Victor LPM 3498)

New York Philharmonic Young People's Concert

Don Ellis (tp) Eric Dolphy (as) Benny Golson (ts) Richard Davis (b) Joe Cocuzzo (d) Gunther Schuller (comp, cond) Leonard Bernstein (dir, nar) Nat Hentoff (author) The New York Philharmonic Orchestra
"Philharmonic Hall", Lincoln Center, NYC, February 8, 1964
  Journey Into Jazz private tape

Eric Dolphy Quintet

Freddie Hubbard (tp) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Bobby Hutcherson (vib) Richard Davis (b) Tony Williams (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 25, 1964
1309 tk.4 Gazzelloni Blue Note BLP 4163
1310 tk.10 Hat And Beard -
1311 tk.12 Something Sweet, Something Tender -
1312 tk.17 Out To Lunch Blue Note BLP 4163, BST 89904
1313 tk.21 Straight Up And Down Blue Note BLP 4163
* Eric Dolphy - Out To Lunch! (Blue Note BLP 4163, BST 84163, CDP 7 46524-2, B1-ST 46524)
* Various Artists - Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz 1959-1969 (Blue Note BST 89904)
= Various Artists - Decades Of Jazz, Vol. 3 (Blue Note BN-LA 160-G2)

Eric Dolphy Quartet

Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Bob James (p) Ron Brooks (b) Bob Pozar (d, per) David Schwartz (vo)
"University Of Michigan", Ann Arbor, MI, March 1 or 2, 1964
  Jim Crow (A Personal Statement) Blue Note BT 85131
* Eric Dolphy - Other Aspects (Blue Note BT 85131, CDP 7 48041-2)

Charles Mingus Sextet

Johnny Coles (tp) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Clifford Jordan (ts) Jaki Byard (p) Charles Mingus (b) Dannie Richmond (d)
"Cornell University", Ithaca, NY, March 18, 1964
  Opening Blue Note CDP 0946 3 92210-2-8
  ATFW You -
  Sophisticated Lady -
  Fables Of Faubus -
  Orange Wat The Colour Of Her Dress, Then Blue Silk -
  Take The "A" Train -
  Meditations -
  So Long Eric -
  When Irish Eyes Are Smiling -
  Jitterbug Waltz -
* Charles Mingus Sextet With Eric Dolphy - Cornell 1964 (Blue Note CDP 0946 3 92210-2-8)

Andrew Hill Sextet

Kenny Dorham (tp) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Joe Henderson (ts) Andrew Hill (p) Richard Davis (b) Tony Williams (d)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 21, 1964
1321 tk.6 Refuge Blue Note BLP 4167
tk.7 Dedication (alt. take) Blue Note CDP 7 84167-2; Mosaic MR10-161
1322 tk.8 Dedication Blue Note BLP 4167
1323 tk.10 New Monastery -
tk.13 New Monastery (alt. take) Mosaic MR10-161
tk.18 Flight 19 (alt. take) Blue Note CDP 7 84167-2; Mosaic MR10-161
1324 tk.19 Flight 19 Blue Note BLP 4167
1320 tk.24 Spectrum -
* Andrew Hill - Point Of Departure (Blue Note BLP 4167, BST 84167, CDP 7 84167-2)
= The Complete Blue Note Andrew Hill Sessions (1963-66) (Mosaic MR10-161, MD7-161)

Charles Mingus Sextet

Johnny Coles (tp) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Clifford Jordan (ts) Jaki Byard (p) Charles Mingus (b) Dannie Richmond (d)
"Town Hall", NYC, April 4, 1964
  So Long Eric Mingus JWS 005
  Meditations (Praying With Eric, Pt. 1) -
  Meditations (Praying With Eric, Pt. 2) -
  Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress, Then Blue Silk unissued
* Charles Mingus - Town Hall Concert 1964, Vol. 1 (Mingus JWS 005; America (F) 30 AM 6140)
= Charles Mingus - Town Hall Concert (Fantasy OJC 042, OJCCD 042-2)

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)

Charles Mingus Sextet

Johnny Coles (tp) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Clifford Jordan (ts) Jaki Byard (p) Charles Mingus (b) Dannie Richmond (d)
"Concertgebouw", Amsterdam, Holland, April 10, 1964
  Parkeriana (Dedicated To A Genius) Ulysse Musique (F) AROC 50506/07
  So Long Eric -
  Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress, Then Blue Silk -
  Meditations (Meditation On A Pair Of Wire Cutters) -
  Fables Of Faubus, Pt. 1 Ulysse Musique (F) AROC 50608
  Fables Of Faubus, Pt. 2 -
  A.T.F.W.U.S.A. (A.T.F.W.Y.O.U.) -
  Sophisticated Lady -
* Charles Mingus - Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Vol. 1 (Ulysse Musique (F) AROC 50506/07)
* Charles Mingus - Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Vol. 2 (Ulysse Musique (F) AROC 50608)

Charles Mingus Sextet

Johnny Coles (tp) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Clifford Jordan (ts) Jaki Byard (p) Charles Mingus (b) Dannie Richmond (d): same personnel
"University Aula", Oslo, Norway, April 12, 1964
  Fables Of Faubus Landscape (F) LS2 913
  So Long Eric Jazz Up (It) JU 307
  Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress, Then Blue Silk Landscape (F) LS2 913; Jazz Up (It) JU 307
  Ow! (Parkeriana (incomplete)) Jazz Up (It) JU 307
  Take The "A" Train -
  Meditations Landscape (F) LS2 919
  Parkeriana -
* Charles Mingus Sextet Live In Oslo 1964, Vol. 1 (Landscape (F) LS2 913)
* Charles Mingus Live In Oslo 1964 Featuring Eric Dolphy (Jazz Up (It) JU 307)
* Charles Mingus Sextet Live In Oslo 1964, Vol. 2 (Landscape (F) LS2 919)

Charles Mingus Sextet

Johnny Coles (tp) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Clifford Jordan (ts) Jaki Byard (p) Charles Mingus (b) Dannie Richmond (d): same personnel
"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, April 13, 1964
  Meditations Royal Jazz (D) RJD 518
  So Long Eric -
  Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress, Then Blue Silk -
  Peggy's Blue Skylight -
  When Irish Eyes Are Smiling -
  Fables Of Faubus (Fables For Faubus) -
* Charles Mingus Sextet Live In Stockholm 1964 (Royal Jazz (D) RJD 518)

Charles Mingus Sextet

Johnny Coles (tp) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Clifford Jordan (ts) Jaki Byard (p) Charles Mingus (b) Dannie Richmond (d): same personnel
Stockholm, Sweden, April 13, 1964
  So Long Eric (rehearsal take) Royal Jazz (D) RJD 518
  Meditations (false start) (rehearsal take) -
* Charles Mingus Sextet Live In Stockholm 1964 (Royal Jazz (D) RJD 518)

Charles Mingus Sextet

Johnny Coles (tp) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Clifford Jordan (ts) Jaki Byard (p) Charles Mingus (b) Dannie Richmond (d): same personnel
"Old Fellow Palaet's Store Sal", Copenhagen, Denmark, April 14, 1964
  Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress Landscape (F) LS2 905
  Meditations Landscape (F) LS2 905; Moon (It) MCD 016-2
  A.T.F.W.U.S.A. Landscape (F) LS2 905
  Fables Of Faubus Landscape (F) LS2 905; Moon (It) MCD 016-2
  So Long Eric private tape
* Charles Mingus Sextet Live In Copenhagen 1964 (Landscape (F) LS2 905)
* Charles Mingus - Astral Weeks (Moon (It) MCD 016-2)

Charles Mingus Sextet

Johnny Coles (tp) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Clifford Jordan (ts) Jaki Byard (p) Charles Mingus (b) Dannie Richmond (d): same personnel
Bremen, West Germany, April 16, 1964
  So Long Eric (Hope So Eric, Pt. 1) Ingo (It) ten
  So Long Eric (Hope So Eric, Pt. 2) -
  Sophisticated Lady Unique Jazz UJ 023
  Fables Of Faubus, Pt. 1 Ingo (It) thirteen
  Fables Of Faubus, Pt. 2 -
  Meditations Ingo (It) fifteen; Unique Jazz UJ 023
  Ow! (Parkeriana) Ingo (It) fifteen
* Charles Mingus Orchestra With Eric Dolphy 1964, Vol. 1 - Hope So Eric (Ingo (It) ten)
* Charles Mingus Sextet Live In Europe (Unique Jazz UJ 023)
* Charles Mingus Orchestra With Eric Dolphy, Vol. 2 - Fables Of Faubus (Ingo (It) thirteen)
* Charles Mingus Orchestra With Eric Dolphy, Vol. 3 - Parkeriana (Ingo (It) fifteen)

Charles Mingus Sextet

Johnny Coles (tp -1,2) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Clifford Jordan (ts) Jaki Byard (p) Charles Mingus (b) Dannie Richmond (d)
"Salle Wagram", Paris, France, April 17, 1964
1. So Long Eric, Pt. 1 (Goodbye Pork Pie Hat, Pt. 1) America (F) 30 AM 003/005; Esoldun (F) FC 110
2. So Long Eric, Pt. 2 (Goodbye Pork Pie Hat, Pt. 2) -
3. Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress, Then Blue Silk Esoldun (F) FC 102
4. Parkeriana Esoldun (F) FC 110
5. Meditations Esoldun (F) FC 102
6. Fables Of Faubus -
7. Peggy's Blue Skylight -
* The Great Concert Of Charles Mingus (America (F) 30 AM 003/005; Prestige P 34001)
* Charles Mingus Live In Paris 1964, Vol. 2 (Esoldun (F) FC 110)
* Charles Mingus - Meditation (Esoldun (F) FC 102)

Charles Mingus Quintet

Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Clifford Jordan (ts) Jaki Byard (p) Charles Mingus (b) Dannie Richmond (d)
"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, April 18, 1964
  Intro And Presentation America (F) 30 AM 003/005
  Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress, Then Blue Silk -
  Parkeriana -
  Meditations (Meditation For Integration) -
  Fables Of Faubus, Pt. 1 -
  Fables Of Faubus, Pt. 2 -
  Sophisticated Lady America (F) 30 AM 003/005; Esoldun (F) FC 102
* The Great Concert Of Charles Mingus (America (F) 30 AM 003/005; Prestige P 34001)
* Charles Mingus - Meditation (Esoldun (F) FC 102)

Charles Mingus Quintet

Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Clifford Jordan (ts) Jaki Byard (p) Charles Mingus (b) Dannie Richmond (d): same personnel
"Palais De Congres", Liege, Belgium, April 19, 1964
  So Long Eric private tape
  Peggy's Blue Skylight -
  Meditations -

Charles Mingus Quintet

Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Clifford Jordan (ts) Jaki Byard (p) Charles Mingus (b) Dannie Richmond (d): same personnel
Bologna, Italy, April 24, 1964
  unknown titles private tape

Charles Mingus Quintet

Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Clifford Jordan (ts) Jaki Byard (p) Charles Mingus (b) Dannie Richmond (d): same personnel
"Wuppertal Townhall", Wuppertal, West Germany, April 26, 1964
  Fables Of Faubus Enja (G) ENJ 3049-1
  I Can't Get Started (Starting) -
  Meditations (Meditation On A Pair Of Wire Cutters) Enja (G) ENJ 3049-2
* Charles Mingus - Mingus In Europe, Vol. I (Enja (G) ENJ 3049-1, ENJ 3049-2)

 

same session
  Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress Enja (G) ENJ 3077-1
  Peggy's Blue Skylight (Charlemagne) -
  So Long Eric Enja (G) ENJ 3077-2
* Charles Mingus - Mingus In Europe, Vol. II (Enja (G) ENJ 3077-1, ENJ 3077-2)

Charles Mingus Quintet

Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Clifford Jordan (ts) Jaki Byard (p) Charles Mingus (b) Dannie Richmond (d): same personnel
"Mozartsaal", Stuttgart, West Germany, April 28, 1964
  So Long Eric Unique Jazz UJ 007/08
  Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress, Then Blue Silk (Orange Was The Color Of Her Hair) -
  These Foolish Things -
  Peggy's Blue Skylight -
  Meditations -
  A.T.F.W.U.S.A. Unique Jazz UJ 009
  Sophisticated Lady -
  Fables Of Faubus, Pt. 1 -
  Fables Of Faubus, Pt. 2 -
* Charles Mingus - Mingus In Stuttgart, April 28, 1964 Concert (Unique Jazz UJ 007/08)
* Charles Mingus - Mingus In Stuttgart, April 28, 1964 Concert (Unique Jazz UJ 009)

Daniel Humair Quartet

Eric Dolphy (as, bcl) Kenny Drew (p) Guy Pedersen (b) Daniel Humair (d)
Paris, France, May 28, 1964
  Les Flat & Sharp PAM 970
  Serene -
* Daniel Humair - Surrounded 1964-1987 (Flat & Sharp PAM 970)

Eric Dolphy Quartet

Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Misja Mengelberg (p) Jacques Schols (b) Han Bennink (d)
"Cafe De Kroon", Eindhoven, Holland, June 1, 1964
  Epistrophy Instant Composers Pool (H) ICP 015
* Eric Dolphy - Epistrophy (Instant Composers Pool (H) ICP 015; I.C.P. (H) 015)

Eric Dolphy Quartet

Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Misja Mengelberg (p) Jacques Schols (b) Han Bennink (d): same personnel
Hilversum, Holland, June 2, 1964
34717 Epistrophy Fontana (H) 681 008 ZL
34718 South Street Exit -
34719 The Madrig Speaks, The Panther Walks (Mandrake) -
34720 Hypochristmutreefuzz -
34721 You Don't Know What Love Is -
34722 Miss Ann -
* Eric Dolphy - Last Date (Fontana (H) 681 008 ZL; Limelight LM 82013, LS 86013)

Eric Dolphy Septet

Donald Byrd (tp -1/4,6) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Nathan Davis (ts -1,2,6) Jacques Dieval (p) Jacques B. Hess (b) Franco Monzecci (d) Jacky Bambou (cga -3,6)
Paris, France, June 11, 1964
1. Springtime West Wind (G) WW 016, WW 2063
2. "245" West Wind (G) WW 016
3. G.W. Jazzway (It) MUTT 1502; West Wind (G) WW 016
4. Serene -
5. Ode To Charlie Parker Jazzway (It) MUTT 1502; West Wind (G) WW 2063
6. Naima -
* Eric Dolphy - Unrealized Tapes (West Wind (G) WW 016, WW 2016)
* Eric Dolphy - Naima (Jazzway (It) MUTT 1502)
* Eric Dolphy - Naima (West Wind (G) WW 2063)

Gil Evans Orchestra

Johnny Coles, Louis Mucci, Ernie Royal (tp) Jimmy Cleveland, Tony Studd (tb) Jim Buffington, Bob Northern (frh) Jerome Richardson (fl, bars) Steve Lacy (ss) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Bob Tricarico (ts) Gil Evans (p, arr, cond) Paul Chambers, Richard Davis, Milt Hinton (b) Osie Johnson (d)
NYC, 1964?
64VK272 El Toreador Verve V/V6 8555
* The Individualism Of Gil Evans (Verve V/V6 8555)

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)

 

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