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Jazz Master-Composers Series compilations (Riverside)

The Jazz Master-Composers series of compilations were released by Riverside in 1962. Each compilation features music by a particular composer drawn, primarily, from Riverside albums.

Jazz Master-Composers Series compilations

The Compositions Of Thelonious Monk, Various Artists, 1962, Riverside RLP 3503

Tracks/performers : Off Minor (Thelonious Monk Orchestra), ’Round Midnight (Wes Montgomery), Epistrophy (Eddie Lockjaw Davis & Johnny Griffin Quintet), Well, You Needn’t (Cannonball Adderley), Straight No Chaser (Gerry Mulligan & Thelonious Monk), Ruby My Dear (Junior Mance)

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The Compositions Of Miles Davis, Various Artists, 1962, Riverside RLP 3504

Tracks/performers : Tune Up (Wes Montgomery), Four (Sam Jones), Blue In Green (Bill Evans), So What (Don Rendell), Milestones (Mark Murphy), Nardis (Cannonball Adderley), Milestones (Mark Murphy), The Theme (Herbie Mann)

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The Compositions Of Benny Golson, Various Artists, 1962, Riverside RLP 3505

Tracks/performers : Stablemates (Milt Jackson / Wes Montgomery), Minor Vamp (Blue Mitchell), Blues On Down (Sam Jones), Blues March (Blue Mitchell), Out Of The Past (Benny Golson), Whisper Not (Wynton Kelly), Fair Weather (Chet Baker)

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The Compositions Of Charlie Parker, Various Artists, 1962, Riverside RLP 3506

Tracks/performers : Au Privave (Cannonball Adderley), Scrapple From The Apple (Blue Mitchell), Moose The Mooch (Barry Harris), Donna Lee (Clark Terry), Blue Bird (Sam Jones), klactoveedsedstene (Harold Land), Cheryl (Chet Baker)

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The Compositions Of Duke Ellington, Vol. 1, Various Artists, 1962, Riverside RLP 3507

Tracks/performers : I Got It Bad And That Ainīt Good (Red Garland), Satin Doll (Wes Montgomery), Main Stem (Junior Mance), Donīt You Know I Care? (Jimmy Heath), Black And Tan Fantasy (Thelonious Monk), In A Mellotone (Charlie Byrd), Mood Indigo (Clark Terry), Caravan (Johnny "Hammond" Smith)

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The Compositions Of Dizzy Gillespie, Various Artists, 1962, Riverside RLP 3508

Tracks/performers : Groovin' High (Cannonball Adderley), Con Alma (Les Spann), Anthropology (Barry Harris), Tour De Force (Junior Mance), Woody'n You (Johnny Griffin), A Night In Tunisia (Eddie Jefferson), Lorraine (Bobby Timmons), Ow! (Philly Joe Jones)

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The Compositions Of Horace Silver, Various Artists, 1962, Riverside RLP 3509

Tracks/performers : Sister Sadie (Nat Adderley), Strollin' (Blue Mitchell), Doodlin' (Mark Murphy), Home Cookin' (Bobby Timmons), Senor Blues (Joe Harriott), Nica's Dream (Blue Mitchell), Ecorah (Wes Montgomery), Peace (Blue Mitchell), Filthy McNasty (Junior Mance),

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The Compositions Of Duke Ellington, Vol. 2, Various Artists, 1962, Riverside RLP 3510

Tracks/performers : It Donīt Mean A Thing (If You Ainīt Got That Swing) (Thelonious Monk), Donīt Get Around Much Any More (Nat Adderley), Iīm Just A Lucky So And So (Yusef Lateef), Rocks In My Bed (Dick Morgan), Cotton Tail (Wes Montgomery), Prelude To A Kiss (Bobby Timmons), C-Jam Blues (Clark Terry), I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart (Junior Mance)

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The Compositions Of Tadd Dameron, Various Artists, 1962, Riverside RLP 3511

Tracks/performers : Fontainebleau (Tadd Dameron), The Dream Is You (Milt Jackson), If You Could See Me Now (Bobby Timmons), Good Bait (Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis & Johnny Griffin), Smooth As The Wind (Blue Mitchell), Our Delight (Bill Evans), Hot House (Dave Pike), Lady Bird (Herbie Mann)

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The Compositions Of Bobby Timmons, Various Artists, 1962, Riverside RLP 3512

Tracks/performers : This Here (Cannonball Adderley), Moanin' (Billy Taylor Trio), Pretty Memory (Nat Adderley), Soul Time (Johnny Lytle), Dat Dere (Jimmy Heath), So Tired (Johnny Griffin), Popsy (Bobby Timmons)

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Last updated November 2014