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Dolo Coker discography

This is a discography of Dolo Coker albums and albums by other musicians that feature Dolo Coker.


Dolo Coker: leader or co-leader discography

Dolo!, Dolo Coker, 1976, Xanadu 139

Tracks : Dolo, Affair In Havana, Lady Hawthorne, Please, Field Day, Never Let Me Go, Smack Up

Musicians : Dolo Coker, Blue Mitchell, Harold Land, Leroy Vinnegar, Frank Butler

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California Hard, Dolo Coker, 1976, Xanadu 142

Tracks : Jumping Jacks, Gone With The Wind, Roots 4FB, Mr. Yohe, Gone Again, Tale Of Two Cities

Musicians : Dolo Coker, Blue Mitchell, Art Pepper, Leroy Vinnegar, Frank Butler

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Third Down, Dolo Coker, 1978, Xanadu 153

Tracks : You Won't Let Me Go, Third Down, This Is All I Ask, Sweet Coke, Groovin' High, There Is No Other Way, Out Of Nowhere

Musicians : Dolo Coker, Harry Edison, Leroy Vinnegar, Frank Butler

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All Alone, Dolo Coker, 1981, Xanadu 178

Tracks : Reflections, Sine And Cosine, Just You, Cabin In The Sky, All Alone, The Things You Never Said, Spectrum, Try A Little Tenderness

Musicians : Dolo Coker

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Dolo Coker: leader or co-leader on compilations

The Dolo Coker Sessions, Art Pepper & Blue Mitchell, 2008, Synergy

Tracks : Jumping Jacks, Gone With The Wind, Roots 4FB, Mr. Yohe, Tale Of Two Cities, Dolo, Affair In Havana, Lady Hawthorne, Please, Field Day, Smack Up

Musicians : Dolo Coker, Blue Mitchell, Art Pepper, Harold Land, Leroy Vinnegar, Frank Butler

These tracks were originally released in 1976 on the Dolo Coker albums Dolo! and California Hard.

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Dolo Coker: sideman

37 Minutes and 48 Seconds, Sonny Stitt, 1957, Roost RST-2219

Tracks : Because of You, Blue Moon, Windy Ride, But Not for Me, What Is This Thing Called Love?, Harlem Nocturne, Sweet Georgia Brown, Blues For Yard, Scrapple from the Apple

Musicians : Sonny Stitt, Dolo Coker, Edgar Willis, Kenny Dennis

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The Resurgence Of Dexter Gordon, 1960, Jazzland JLP 29

Tracks : Home Run, Dolo, Lovely Lisa, Affair In Havana, Jodi, Field Day

Musicians : Dexter Gordon, Martin Banks, Richard Boone, Dolo Coker, Charles Green, Lawrence Marable

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Showcase, Philly Joe Jones, 1960, Riverside 12 313

Tracks : Battery Blues, Minor Mode, Gwen, Joe's Debut, Gone, Joe's Delight, Julia, I'll Never Be the Same, Interpretation

Musicians : Philly Joe Jones, Blue Mitchell, Julian Priester, Bill Barron, Pepper Adams, Dolo Coker, Sonny Clark, Jimmy Garrison

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Junior's Cookin', Junior Cook Quintet featuring Blue Mitchell, 1961, Jazzland JLP 58

Tracks : Myzar, Turbo Village, Easy Living, Blue Farouq, Sweet Cakes, Field Day, Pleasure Bent

Musicians : Junior Cook, Blue Mitchell, Dolo Coker, Ronnie Mathews, Gene Taylor, Roy Brooks

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Sings, Les McCann, 1961, Pacific Jazz PJ 31

Tracks : Wonder Why, It's Way Past Suppertime, Deed I Do, Since I Fell For You, But Not For Me, I Cried For You, Sweet Georgia Brown, Please Send Me Someone To Love, Next Spring, Love Letters, On the Street Where You Live, Bye, Bye Blackbird

Musicians : Les McCann, Herbie Lewis, Ron Jefferson, plus orchestra: Gerald Wilson, Jimmy Zito, John Audino, Ray Triscari, Charlie Meeks, Bob Edmondson, John Ewing, Lawrence Lofton, Ken Shroyer, Buddy Collette, Charles Lloyd, Teddy Edwards, Harold Land, Ben Webster, Jack Nimitz, Richard “Groove” Holmes, Dolo Coker, Bobby Bruce, Carl Kalash, Dan Lube, Edgar Lustgarten, Jerome Reisler, Darrell Terwilliger, George Poole, Myron Sandler, Charles Gates

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Intensity, Art Pepper, 1963, Contemporary

Tracks : I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me, I Love You, Come Rain or Come Shine, Long Ago (And Far Away), Gone With The Wind, I Wished on the Moon, Too Close For Comfort

Musicians : Art Pepper, Dolo Coker, Jimmy Bond, Frank Butler

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The Way It Was!, Art Pepper, 1972, Contemporary

Tracks : I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me, All The Things You Are, What's New, Tickle Toe, The Man I Love, Autumn Leaves, The Way You Look Tonight

Musicians : Art Pepper, Warne Marsh, Dolo Coker, Red Garland, Ronnie Ball, Wynton Kelly, Ben Tucker, Jimmy Bond, Paul Chambers, Philly Joe Jones, Frank Butler, Gary Frommer, Jimmy Cobb

Previously unreleased tracks from sessions in 1956, 1957 and 1960.

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Feelin's, Teddy Edwards, 1974, Muse 5045

Tracks : Bear Tracks, April Love, Ritta Ditta Blues, Eleven Twenty Three, Georgia On My Mind, The Blue Sombrero

Musicians : Teddy Edwards, Conte Candoli, Dolo Coker, Ray Brown, Frank Butler, Jerry Steinholz

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Superbop, Red Rodney with Sam Noto, 1974, Muse 5046

Tracks : Superbop, The Look Of Love, The Last Train Out, Fire, Green Dolphin Street, Hilton

Musicians : Red Rodney, Sam Noto, Mayo Tiano, Dolo Coker, Jimmy Mulidore, Ray Brown, Shelly Manne

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Crisscraft, Sonny Criss, 1976, Muse 5068

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Out Of Nowhere, Sonny Criss, 1976, Muse 5089

Tracks : All The Things You Are, The Dreamer, El Tiante, My Ideal, Out Of Nowhere, Brother, Can You Spare A Dime, The First One

Musicians : Sonny Criss, Dolo Coker, Larry Gales, Jimmie Smith

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Edison's Lights, Harry Edison, 1978, Pablo

Tracks : Edison's Lights, Ain't Misbehavin', Avalon, "E", Helena's Theme, Homegrown, Spring Is Here, On The Trail

Musicians : Harry Edison, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Count Basie, Dolo Coker, John Heard, Jimmie Smith

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The Stepper, Frank Butler, 1977, Xanadu 152

Tracks : The Stepper, Au Privave, Captain Kidd, Easy Living, Urbane

Musicians : Frank Butler, Jack Montrose, Dolo Coker, Monty Budwig

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Simply Sweets, Harry Edison and Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, 1978, Pablo

Tracks : Dirty Butt Blues, Feelings, One For The Count, My Ideal, Simply Sweets, Opus Funk, Lax, Miz Kitty's Blues

Musicians : Harry Edison, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Dolo Coker, Harvey Newmark, Jimmie Smith

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Xanadu At Montreux, Volume 1, Various Artists, 1979, Xanadu 162

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Xanadu At Montreux, Volume 2, Various Artists, 1979, Xanadu 163

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Xanadu At Montreux, Volume 3, Various Artists, 1979, Xanadu 164

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Xanadu At Montreux, Volume 4, Various Artists, 1979, Xanadu 165

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Wheelin' And Dealin', Frank Butler, 1980, Xanadu 169

Tracks : Wheelin' and Dealin', I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good)/Tenderly, Four, Secret Love, My Cherie Amour, Mr. October

Musicians : Frank Butler, Teddy Edwards, Joe Farrell, Dolo Coker, Monty Budwig

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Xanadu In Africa, Xanadu All-Stars, 1981, Xanadu 180

Tracks : All Or Nothing At All, Robbins Nest, I Surrender Dear, Blues In The Closet, Easy Living

Musicians : Al Cohn, Billy Mitchell, Dolo Coker, Leroy Vinnegar, Frank Butler

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Night Flight To Dakar, Al Cohn/Billy Mitchell/Dolo Coker/Leroy Vinnegar/Frank Butler, 1981, Xanadu 185

Tracks : Night Flight To Dakar, Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying, Blues Up And Down, Sweet Senegelese Brown, The King

Musicians : Al Cohn, Billy Mitchell, Dolo Coker, Leroy Vinnegar, Frank Butler

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The Resurgence Of, Dexter Gordon, 1981, Prestige MPP 2511

Tracks : Home Run, Dolo, Lovely Lisa, Affair In Havana, Jodi, Field Day

Musicians : Dexter Gordon, Martin Banks, Richard Boone, Dolo Coker, Charles Green, Lawrence Marable Originally released on Jazzland (JLP 29) in 1960.

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Anniversary, Various Artsist, 1984, Xanadu 201

Musicians : This compilation includes a previously unreleased version of Sweet And Lovely by Al Cohn, Billy Mitchell, Dolo Coker, Leroy Vinnegar, Frank Butler

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The Incredible, John Collins, 1985, Nilva NQ 3412

Tracks : Dearly Beloved, I've Grown Accoustomed to Your Face, Nature Boy, Misty, Come Rain or Come Shine, But Beautiful, All The Things You Are

Musicians : John Collins, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Dolo Coker, John Heard, Alvin Queen

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Symphony Hall Swing, Sonny Stitt, 1986, Savoy Jazz

Tracks : They Say It's Wonderful, They Say It's Wonderful, Why Do I Love You, Why Do I Love You, Symphony Hall Swing, Symphony Hall Swing, Sonny's Bunny, Sonny's Bunny, Sweet Georgia Brown, Blues For Yard, Blues For Yard, Harlem Nocturne

Musicians : Tracks 1-8: Sonny Stitt, Fletcher Peck, John Simmons, Jo Jones / Tracks 9-12: Sonny Stitt, Dolo Coker, Edgar Willis, Kenny Dennis

Recordings from the 1950's including previously unreleased tracks.

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Fireball, Dupree Bolton, 2008, Uptown Jazz

Tracks : Theme, Summertime, Katanga, Laura, Blues for Amy, Theme 2, Joe and I, Midnite Lament, Willie Monroe Narrator / Dupree Bolton Spoken Intro, Monk's Tunnel, John's Tune, Shackle Blues, Chano

Musicians : Tracks 1-6: Dupree Bolton, Curtis Amy, Dolo Coker, Ray Crawford, Victor Gaskin, Ronnie Selico, Frank Evans / Tracks 7 & 8: Dupree Bolton, Earl Anderza, Hadley Caliman, Roosevelt Wardell, Clarence Jones, Chuck Carter / Tracks 9-13: Dupree Bolton plus inmates at Joseph Harp Correctional Center

A collection of unreleased music from 1962, 1963 and 1980. Dolo Coker plays on the first 6 tracks which are from a radio show, Frankly Jazz, from 1962.

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Blues in My Heart: Complete Recordings with Dolo Coker, Sonny Criss, 2009, Jazz Ball Records

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Live at Donte's 1974, Richie Kamuca and Lee Konitz, 2010, Cellar Door Records

Tracks : Baby, Baby All The Time, Just Friends, Star Eyes, All The Things You Are, Lester Leaps In

Musicians : Richie Kamuca, Lee Konitz, Dolo Coker, Leroy Vinnegar, Jake Hanna

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Last updated September 2014