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James Spaulding discography

This is a discography of James Spaulding albums and albums by other musicians that feature James Spaulding


James Spaulding: leader and co-leader discography

Plays the Legacy of Duke, James Spaulding, 1978, Storyville

Tracks : Take This Train, In A Sentimental Mood, Come Sunday, Caravan, Love You Madly, Lucky So And So, Sophisticated Lady, It Don't Mean A Thing

Musicians : James Spaulding, Cedar Walton, Steve Nelson, Sam Jones, Billy Higgins, Mtume

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Brilliant Corners, James Spaulding, 1988, Muse 5369

Tracks : Brilliant Corners, Let's Cool One, Down With It, Reflections, I Mean You, Ask Me Now, Little Willie Leaps, Little Rootie Tootie

Musicians : James Spaulding, Wallace Roney, Mulgrew Miller, Ron Carter, Kenny Washington

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Songs Of Courage, James Spaulding, 1990, Muse 5382

Tracks : Cabu, Minor Bertha, Black Market, Song Of Courage, Judy, Autumn Leavers, Wee, Uhuru Sasa, King

Musicians : James Spaulding, Tyrone Jefferson, Roland Alexander, Kenny Barron, Ray Drummond, Louis Hayes

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Gotstabe A Better Way, James Spaulding, 1991, Muse 5413

Tracks : Bold Steps, Blue Hue, Ginger Flower Song, Remember There's Hope, Little Niles, Gotstabe, In Flight Out

Musicians : James Spaulding, Mulgrew Miller, Monte Croft, Ron Carter, Ralph Peterson, Ray Mantilla

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Blues Nexus, James Spaulding, 1993, Muse 5467

Tracks : Hipsippy Blues, Gerkin For Perkin, John Charles, Rue Prevail, Gypsy Blue, Vaun-Ex, Soul Station, Chamber Mates, Bleeker Street Blues, Public Eye

Musicians : James Spaulding, Dan Faulk, Ronnie Mathews, Ray Drummond, Louis Hayes, Don Sickler

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The Smile of the Snake, James Spaulding, 1997, HighNote

Tracks : Third Avenue, Serenity, The Smile Of The Snake, Lenora, Tonight Only, Premonition, Yes It Is, Panchito, Love Is Not A Dream, Havana Days (Cuba 1954)

Musicians : James Spaulding, Richard Wyands, Ron McClure, Tony Reedus

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Escapade, James Spaulding, 1999, HighNote

Tracks : Escapade, Cheesecake, Warm Valley, Madeline, Just One of Those Things, Grant's Tune, High Modes, The Break Through, It Could Happen to You, La Mesha

Musicians : James Spaulding, Don Sickler, John Hicks, Ray Drummond, Kenny Washington

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Blues Up & Over: Live, James Spaulding, 2001, Speetones

Tracks : Oracle 2, Henry Street, Monk You, Continuance, In My Solitude, Gregory's Song, Its Time, NY Theme / Blues Up & Over

Musicians : James Spaulding, Dan Faulk, Issac ben Ayala, Eric Lemon, Reggie Nicholson

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Round To It! Live at Up Over Jazz Café, Speetones Vol. 2, James Spaulding, 2005, Speetones

Tracks : Hurray Home, Journey East, Gentle Spirit, Ancestral Chant, Jubilee, Time To Go, New World Coming

Musicians : James Spaulding, Dan Faulk, Issac ben Ayala, Eric Lemon, Reggie Nicholson

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Down With It Live at the Sunside, James Spaulding & Pierre Christophe Trio, 2006?, Marge

Tracks : I Mean You, Soul Station, Down With It, In A Sentimental Mood, Little Niles, Oracle 2, Recordame, Hurry Home / The Theme

Musicians : James Spaulding, Pierre Christophe, Raphaėl Dever, Mourad Benhammou

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James Spaulding: sideman: main albums and selected single artist collections

Jazz In Silhouette, Sun Ra, 1959, Saturn

Tracks : Images, Enlightenment, Horoscope, Blues at Midnight, Velvet, Saturn, Hours After, Ancient Ethiopia

Musicians : Sun Ra, Hobart Dotson, Marshall Allen, James Spaulding, John Gilmore, Bo Bailey, Pat Patrick, Charles Davis, Ronnie Boykins, William Cochran

Subsequently released on Impulse.

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Wild!: The Big Big Sound Of, Larry Wrice, 1961, Pacific Jazz PJ 24

Tracks : Husky, Church Seat, Sandra's Dream, Travelin', Swingin' & Things, Santifism, Antler Rock, Nocturne, Unholy Four, Wild Wrice

Musicians : Larry "Wild" Wrice, Jim Spaulding, Bob Bryant, Bobby Blivins

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Hub-Tones, Freddie Hubbard, 1962, Blue Note 4115

Tracks : You're My Everything, Prophet Jennings, Hub-Tones, Lament for Booker, For Spee's Sake

Musicians : Freddie Hubbard, James Spaulding, Herbie Hancock, Reggie Workman, Clifford Jarvis

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Play Selections From The New Musical Golden Boy, Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers, 1963, Colpix

Tracks : Theme from Golden Boy, Yes I Can, Lorna's Here, This Is the Life, There's a Party, I Want to Be with You

Musicians : Art Blakey, Freddie Hubbard, Lee Morgan, Curtis Fuller, James Spaulding, Wayne Shorter, Charles Davis, Julius Watkins, Bill Barber, Cedar Walton, Reggie Workman

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Breaking Point, Freddie Hubbard, 1964, Blue Note 4172

Tracks : Breaking Point, Far Away, Blue Frenzy, D Minor Mint, Mirrors

Musicians : Freddie Hubbard, James Spaulding, Ronnie Mathews, Eddie Khan, Joe Chambers

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Wahoo!, Duke Pearson, 1965, Blue Note 4191

Tracks : Amanda, Bedouin, Farewell Machelle, Wahoo, ESP (Extrasensory Perception), Fly Little Bird Fly

Musicians : Duke Pearson, Donald Byrd, James Spaulding, Joe Henderson, Bob Cranshaw, Mickey Roker

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Blue Spirits, Freddie Hubbard, 1965, Blue Note 4196

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The Night Of The Cookers, Vol. 1, Freddie Hubbard, 1965, Blue Note 4207

Tracks : Pensativa, Walkin'

Musicians : Freddie Hubbard, Lee Morgan, James Spaulding, Harold Mabern, Jr, Larry Ridley, Pete LaRoca, Big Black

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The Night Of The Cookers, Vol. 2, Freddie Hubbard, 1965, Blue Note 4208

Tracks : Jodo, Breaking Point

Musicians : Freddie Hubbard, Lee Morgan, James Spaulding, Harold Mabern, Jr, Larry Ridley, Pete LaRoca, Big Black

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Components, Bobby Hutcherson, 1965, Blue Note 4213

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The All Seeing Eye, Wayne Shorter, 1966, Blue Note 4219

Tracks : The All Seeing Eye, Genesis, Chaos, Face of the Deep, Mephistopheles

Musicians : Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Alan Shorter, Grachan Moncur III, James Spaulding, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Joe Chambers

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Rough 'N Tumble, Stanley Turrentine, 1966, Blue Note 4240

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Of Love And Peace, Larry Young, 1966, Blue Note 4242

Tracks : Pavanne, Of Love And Peace, Seven Steps To Heaven, Falaq

Musicians : Larry Young, Eddie Gale, James Spaulding, Herbert Morgan, Wilson Moorman III, Jerry Thomas

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The Jody Grind, Horace Silver, 1966, Blue Note 4250

Tracks : The Jody Grind, Mary Lou, Mexican Hip Dance, Blue Silver, Grease Piece, Dimples

Musicians : Horace Silver, Woody Shaw, Tyrone Washington, James Spaulding, Larry Ridley, Roger Humphries

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Sweet Honey Bee, Duke Pearson, 1966, Blue Note 4252

Tracks : Sweet Honey Bee, Sudel, After the Rain, Gaslight, Big Bertha, Empathy, Ready Rudy?

Musicians : Duke Pearson, Joe Henderson, Freddie Hubbard, James Spaulding, Ron Carter, Mickey Roker

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Honeybuns, Duke Pearson Nonet, 1966, Atlantic SD 3002

Tracks : Honeybuns, New Girl, You Know I Care, Is That So, Our Love, Heavy Legs

Musicians : Johnny Coles, Garnett Brown, James Spaulding, Pepper Adams, Les Spann Duke Pearson, Bob Cranshaw, Mickey Roker

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Prairie Dog, Duke Pearson, 1966, Atlantic SD 3005

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Drums Unlimited, Max Roach, 1966, Atlantic 1467

Tracks : The Drum Also Waltzes, Nommo, Drums Unlimited, St. Louis Blues, For Big Sid, In the Red (A Christmas Carol)

Musicians : Max Roach, Freddie Hubbard, Roland Alexander, James Spaulding, Ronnie Mathews, Jymie Merritt

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Visits Planet Earth, Sun Ra and his Solar Arkestra, 1966, Saturn

Tracks : Planet Earth, Eve, Overtones of China, Reflections in Blue, Two Tones, El Viktor, Saturn

Musicians : Sun Ra, Art Hoyle, Lucious Randolph, John Avant, Nate Pryor, Pat Patrick, John Gilmore, James Spaulding, Marshall Allen, Charles Davis, Victor Sproles, Ronnie Boykins, William Cochran, Robert Barry, Jim Herndon

Tracks recorded in 1956 and 1058. James Spaulding plays on the 1958 tracks: Planet Earth, Eve and Overtones of China. This album was subsequently released on Evidence

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The Spoiler, Stanley Turrentine, 1967, Blue Note 4256

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Backlash, Freddie Hubbard, 1967, Atlantic 1477

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The Right Touch, Duke Pearson, 1967, Blue Note 4267

Tracks : Chili Peppers, Make It Good, My Love Waits (O Meu Amor Espera), Los Malos Hombres, Scrap Iron, Rotary

Musicians : Duke Pearson, Freddie Hubbard, Garnett Brown, Jerry Dodgion, James Spaulding, Stanley Turrentine, Gene Taylor, Grady Tate

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Natural Essence, Tyrone Washington, 1967, Blue Note 4274

Tracks : Natural Essence, Yearning for Love, Positive Path, Soul Dance, Ethos, Song of Peace

Musicians : Tyrone Washington, Woody Shaw, James Spaulding, Kenny Barron, Reggie Workman, Joe Chambers

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Tender Moments, McCoy Tyner, 1968, Blue Note 4275

Tracks : Mode to John, Man from Tanganyika, The High Priest, Utopia, All My Yesterdays, Lee Plus Three

Musicians : McCoy Tyner, Lee Morgan, Julian Priester, Bob Northern, Howard Johnson, James Spaulding, Bennie Maupin, Herbie Lewis, Joe Chambers

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Schizophrenia, Wayne Shorter, 1968, Blue Note 4297

Tracks : Tom Thumb, Go, Schizophrenia, Kryptonite, Miyako, Playground

Musicians : Wayne Shorter, Curtis Fuller, James Spaulding, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Joe Chambers

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High Blues Pressure, Freddie Hubbard, 1968, Atlantic 1501

Tracks : Can't Let Her Go, Latina, High Blues Pressure, A Bientot, True Colors, For B.P.

Musicians : Freddie Hubbard, Kiane Zawadi, Bennie Maupin, James Spaulding, Howard Johnson, Kenny Barron, Weldon Irvine, Herbie Lewis, Freddie Waits, Louis Hayes, Roman Broadus

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Karma, Pharoah Sanders, 1969, Impulse! 9181

Tracks : The Creator Has a Master Plan, Colors

Musicians : Pharoah Sanders, Leon Thomas, Julius Watkins, James Spaulding, Lonnie Liston Smith, Reggie Workman, Richard Davis, Ron Carter, Billy Hart, Freddie Waits, Nathaniel Bettis

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The Nubians of Plutonia, Sun Ra, 1969?, Saturn

Tracks : Plutonian Nights, The Golden Lady, Star Time, Nubia, Africa, Watusa, Aiethopia

Musicians : Sun Ra, Lucious Randolph, Nate Pryor, James Spaulding, Marshall Allen, John Gilmore, Pat Patrick, Charles Davis, Ronnie Boykins, Robert Barry, Jim Herndon

Recorded in the late 1950s. Later released on Impulse.

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Robert Scheer's A Night At Santa Rita, Narration by Rosko, 1969, Flying Dutchman FDS 10111

Tracks : A narration of Scheer's experience in the Alameda County lockup

Musicians : Bill "Rosko" Mercer, James Spaulding, Ron Carter

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The Black Angel, Freddie Hubbard, 1970, Atlantic 1549

Tracks : Spacetrack, Eclipse, The Black Angel, Gittin' Down, Coral Keys

Musicians : Freddie Hubbard, James Spaulding, Kenny Barron, Reggie Workman, Louis Hayes, Carlos "Potato" Valdes

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Sound Sun Pleasure!!, Sun Ra and his Astro Infinity Arkestra, 1970, Saturn

Tracks : 'Round Midnight, You Never Told Me That You Care, Hour of Parting, Back in Your Own Backyard, Enlightenment, I Could Have Danced All Night

Musicians : Sun Ra, Hobart Dotson, Bo Bailey, Marshall Allen, James Spaulding, John Gilmore, Pat Patrick, Charles Davis, Ronnie Boykins, William Cochran , Hattie Randolph

Recorded in 1959. This album was subsequently released on Evidence

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Spirits Known And Unknown, Leon Thomas, 1970, Flying Dutchman FDS 10115

Tracks : The Creator Has A Master Plan (Peace), One, Echoes, Song For My Father, Damn Nam (Ain't Goin' To Vietnam), Malcolm's Gone, Let The Rain Fall On Me

Musicians : Leon Thomas, James Spaulding, Little Rock, Lonnie Liston Smith, Cecil McBee, Richard Davis, Roy Haynes, Richard Landrum

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And His Friends, Louis Armstrong, 1970, Flying Dutchman

Tracks : We Shall Overcome, Everybod“s Talkin“ (Echoes), What A Wonderful World, Boy From New Orleans, The Creator Has A Masterplan (Peace), Give Peace A Chance, Mood Indigo, His Father Wore Long Hair, My One And Only Love, This Black Cat Has 9 Lives

Musicians : James Spaulding plays on this album

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Pete Hamill's Massacre At My Lai, Narrated by Rosko, 1970, Flying Dutchman FDS 10118

Tracks : The War Crimes, The Killers, Letter From A Soldier, The War, The Deserters, In Memoriam

Musicians : Bill "Rosko" Mercer, James Spaulding, Ron Carter

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Pete Hamill's Murder At Kent State University, Narrated by Rosko, 1970, Flying Dutchman FDS 10127

Tracks : Introduction, The Last Press Conference, USA Allaway, No Symphony For The Devil, Hard Hats And Cops, The Army Of The Young, Hair, Four Children Are Still Dead

Musicians : Bill "Rosko" Mercer, James Spaulding, Ron Carter

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The Leon Thomas Album, Leon Thomas, 1970, Flying Dutchman FDS 10132

Tracks : Come Along, I Am, Bag's Groove, Um, Um, Um, Pharoah's Tune (The Journey)

Musicians : Leon Thomas, Ernie Royal, James Spaulding, Donald Smith, Billy Harper, Jerome Richardson, Howard Johnson, Arthur Sterling, John Williams, Bob Cunningham, Billy Cobham, Roy Haynes, Richard Landrum, Gene Golden Sonny Morgan

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For Losers, Archie Shepp, 1970, Impulse! 9188

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Things Have Got to Change, Archie Shepp, 1971, Impulse! 9212

Tracks : Money Blues, Parts 1 - 3, Dr. King, The Peaceful Warrior, Things Have Got to Change, Parts 1 and 2

Musicians : Archie Shepp, Roy Burrows, Ted Daniel, Charles Greenlee, Grachan Moncur III, James Spaulding, Howard Johnson, Dave Burrell, Billy Butler, David Spinozza, Roland Wilson, Beaver Harris, Ollie Anderson, Hetty "Bunchy" Fox, Calo Scott, Juma Sultan

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Reads The Giving Tree And Other Selected Poems, Rosko, 1971, Roulette

Tracks : The Giving Tree, Grandpop, My Dear Little Sweetheart, Do You Know What I'll Do, A Father Like That, I Love Her, Lille-Mor, Tomorrows, Persons Are Gifts, I Am You

Musicians : Bill "Rosko" Mercer, James Spaulding

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The Nubians of Plutonia, Sun Ra, 1973, Impulse! 9242

Tracks : Plutonian Nights, The Golden Lady, Star Time, Nubia, Africa, Watusa Aiethopia

Musicians : Sun Ra, Lucious Randolph, Nate Pryor, James Spaulding, Marshall Allen, John Gilmore, Pat Patrick, Charles Davis, Ronnie Boykins, Robert Barry, Jim Herndon

Recorded in the late 1950s and first released on Saturn in the late 1960s.

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Kwanza, Archie Shepp, 1974, Impulse! 9262

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Jazz In Silhouette, Sun Ra, 1974, Impulse! 9265

Tracks : Enlightenment, Saturn, Velvet, Ancient Aiethopia, Hours After, Horoscope, Images, Blues at Midnight

Musicians : Sun Ra, Hobart Dotson, Marshall Allen, James Spaulding, John Gilmore, Bo Bailey, Pat Patrick, Charles Davis, Ronnie Boykins, William Cochran

Originally released on Saturn in 1959.

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Big Band Blues, Bobby Bryant, 1974, Vee-Jay VJS-3059 (World Of Jazz)

Tracks : Blues Excerpt, Round Midnight, Secret Love, Love For Sale, Sleepy, Cry Me A River, Indiana, Falling In Love, Harlem Rain, Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying

Musicians : Bobby Bryant, Johnny Howell, Marty Marshack, Flip Ricard, John Avant, Bill Porter, Louis Satterfield, Bill Adkins, Willie Randall, James Spaulding, Eddie Williams, George Hunter, John Young, Wilbur Wynn, Bob Edmondson, Marty Clausson

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Impact, Charles Tolliver Music Inc & Orchestra, 1975, Strata East SES 19757

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Involution, Sam Rivers, 1975, BN-LA 453-H2

Tracks : Precis, Paen, Effusive Melange, Involutions, Afflatus, Helix, Violence, Pain, Illusion, Hope, Lust, Desire

Musicians : Sam Rivers, Donald Byrd, Julian Priester, James Spaulding, Andrew Hill, Cecil McBee, Walter Booker, Steve Ellington, J.C. Moses

Two previously unreleased sessions. One by the Sam Rivers Sextet and one by the Andrew Hill Quartet. This double LP compilation was part of the Blue Note Reissue Series.

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Echoes Of Blue, Freddie Hubbard, 1976, Atlantic 1687

Tracks : Backlash, A Bientot, Echoes Of Blue, Latina, On The Que-Tee, For B.P.

Musicians : Freddie Hubbard, Benny Maupin, James Spaulding, Albert Dailey, Kenny Barron, Bob Cunningham, Herbie Lewis, Freddie Waits, Louis Hayes, Ray Appleton, Ray Barretto

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Harvest, Richard Davis, 1977, Muse 5115

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Erotica Suite, John Gordon, 1978, Strata East SES 19780

Tracks : 1st Movement - Desire, 2nd Movement - Fulfillment, 3rd Movement - Aftermath, 4th Movement - Consequences, Ora Lee Tingle, Neleh, Blue Na

Musicians : John Gordon, Waymond Reed, James Spaulding, John Miller, Lyle Atkinson, Frank Derrick III

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Woody III, Woody Shaw, 1979, Columbia

Tracks : Woody I : On The New Ark, Woody II : Other Paths, Woody III : New Offerings, To Kill A Brick, Organ Grinder, Escape Velocity

Musicians : Woody Shaw, Charles Sullivan, Curtis Fuller, Steve Turre, Carter Jefferson, James Spaulding, Rene McLean, George Cables, Onaje Allan Gumbs, Buster Williams, Clint Houston, Victor Lewis, Azzedin Weston, Nobu Urushiyama

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The Soothsayer, Wayne Shorter, 1979, Blue Note LT 988

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Solid, Grant Green, 1979, Blue Note LT 990

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A Slice Off The Top, Hank Mobley, 1979, Blue Note LT 995

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Patterns, Bobby Hutcherson, 1980, Blue Note LT 1044

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Third Season, Hank Mobley, 1980, Blue Note LT 1081

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For Sure!, Woody Shaw, 1980, Columbia

Tracks : We'll Be Together Again, OPEC, Time Is Right, Ginseng People, Why?, Josua C., Isabel the Liberator

Musicians : Woody Shaw, Curtis Fuller, Steve Turre, James Spaulding, Gary Bartz, Carter Jefferson, Larry Willis, Stafford James, Victor Lewis, Nana Vasconcelos, Judi Singh, Gayle Dixon, Winterton Garvey, Maxine Roach, Veronica Salas, Akua Dixon, Richard Locker

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Heavy Life, Edward Vesala, 1980, Leo 009

Tracks : Coming Of The Nocturnal Sun, Meating, High Red Table, Moonlight Walk Of The Soothsayer, Columbus Circle, Slambura Road

Musicians : Edward Vesala, Tomasz Stanko, Chico Freeman, J. D. Parran, James Spaulding, Howard Johnson, Bob Stewart, Joe Daley, Iro Haarla, Reggie Workman

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Ashanti, Alvin Queen, 1982, Nilva NQ 3402

Tracks : One For Booker, Ashanti, From Way Back, Song Of Courage, Queen's Final Touch, Naima's Love Song

Musicians : Alvin Queen, Dusko Goykovich, James Spaulding, Billy Saxton, John Hicks, Ray Drummond

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Dance, Karim Abdul Alim, 1983, 52e Rue Est

Tracks : Dance, Al Nafs, Peace, Brotherhood, Prayer

Musicians : Kamal Abdul Alim, James Spaulding, Bobby Watson, Ron Burton, Sabu Adeyola, Idris Muhammed, Abdus Saboor

Subsequently released in the US (in 1988?) on Stash. Later released credited to Kamal And The Brothers.

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Shorter Ideas, Ricky Ford, 1985, Muse 5314

Tracks : Yes Or No, Miyako, Dance Cadaverous, Pinnochio, Tabloid Blues, Wolf Trap, Happy Reunion

Musicians : Ricky Ford, Jimmy Knepper, James Spaulding, Kirk Lightsey, Rufus Reid, Jimmy Cobb

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Looking Ahead, Ricky Ford, 1986, Muse 5322

Tracks : Onward Forward, Back To America, Conga Brava, Ancient Air, Circle Of Ben, Living Doll, Supra Changes, Quiet Reflections

Musicians : Ricky Ford, James Spaulding, John Sass, Kirk Lightsey, Cecil McBee, Freddie Waits

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Dimensions & Extensions, Sam Rivers, 1986, Blue Note BST 84261

Tracks : Precis, Paen, Effusive Melange, Involutions, Afflatus, Helix

Musicians : Sam Rivers, Donald Byrd, Julian Priester, James Spaulding, Cecil McBee, Steve Ellington

A session from March 1967. Originally released on double LP collection Involution in 1975. This single LP 1986 release is the first release with music and cover art as intended for a 1967 release date.

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Saxotic Stomp, Ricky Ford, 1987, Muse 5349

Tracks : Saxotic Stomp, For Mary Lou Musradres, Major Love, Art Steps, Ben's Den, Long Shadows Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues-Are

Musicians : Ricky Ford, James Spaulding, Charles Davis, Kirk Lightsey, Ray Drummond, Jimmy Cobb

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Moving Right Along, World Saxophone Quartet, 1989, Black Saint 0127

Tracks : Antithesis, Baba 2, N.T., Astral Travels, Land Of Mystery, Moving On, Amazing Grace Part I, Giant Steps, Urban, Sharrod, M.I.L.D., Lightning And Thunder, Amazing Grace Part II

Musicians : David Murray, James Spaulding, Eric Person, Oliver Lake, Hamiet Bluiett

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Ambos Mundos, Bobby Hutcherson, 1989, Landmark 1522

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Purple Night, Sun Ra, 1990, A&M

Tracks : Journey Towards Stars, Friendly Galaxy, Love In Outer Space, Stars Fell On Alabama, Of Invisible Them, Neverness, Purple Night Blues

Musicians : Sun Ra, Don Cherry, Fred Adams, Michael Ray, Ahmed Abdullah, Al Evans, Tyrone Hill, Julian Priester, James Spaulding, Marshall Allen, John Gilmore, Reynold Scott, James Jackson, June Tyson, Rollo Radford, John Ore, Buster Smith, Eric "Samarai" Walker, Thomas "Bugs" Hunter, Elson Nascimento, Jorge Silva

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Hope Scope, David Murray Octet, 1991, Black Saint 12 0139-1/2

Tracks : Ben, Same Places New Faces, Hope Scope, Lester, Thabo

Musicians : David Murray, Rasul Siddik, Hugh Ragin, Craig Harris, James Spaulding, Dave Burrell, Wilber Morris, Ralph Peterson, Jr.

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David Murray Big Band Conducted By Lawrence "Butch" Morris, 1991, DIW / Columbia

Tracks : Paul Gonzalves, Lester, Ben, Calling Steve McCall, Love Joy, Istanbul, David's Tune, Let The Music Take You

Musicians : David Murray, Graham Haynes, Hugh Ragin, James Zollar, Rasul Siddik, Al Patterson, Craig Harris, Frank Lacy, Patience Higgins, John Purcell, James Spaulding, Don Byron, Kahlil Henry, Vincent Chancey, Bob Stewart, Sonelius Smith, Fred Hopkins, Tani Tabbal, Andy Bey, G'ra, Joel A. Brandon

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Cause And Effect, Donald Brown, 1992, Muse 5447

Tracks : The Power Of The Drums, I Should Care, A Free Man? Cause And Effect, Theme For Mandela Black Narcissus, Daddy's Girl Cynthia, The Smile Of The Snake, Man In A State Of Nature (Pt 1), Man In A State Of Nature (Pt 2)

Musicians : James Spaulding, Joe Henderson, Steve Nelson, Donald Brown, Ron Carter, Carl Allen, Kenny Washington, Rudy Bird, Donald Eaton, Lenora Zenzalai Helm, Marlon Saunders

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Picasso, David Murray Octet, 1993, DIW

Tracks : Picasso Suite: Introduction / Catalonian Vonz / La Vie-The Jazz Life / Portrait Of Sax And Yac / Airtime For Hawkins / When Hawk Meets Pablo / Reprise: Catalonian Vonz, Menehune Messages, Chazz, Shakill's Warrior

Musicians : David Murray, Rasul Siddik, Hugh Ragin, Craig Harris, James Spaulding, Dave Burrell, Wilber Morris, Tani Tabbal

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The Traveler, Antoine Roney, 1993, Muse 5469

Tracks : The Traveler, The Cry Of..., Chief Rahab, Mayan Owl, Tempus Fugit, On Green Dolphin Street, Estate (In Summer), Weaver Of Dreams, Bean And The Boys

Musicians : Antoine Roney, Wallace Roney, James Spaulding, Jackie Terrasson, Dwayne Burno, Louis Hayes

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South Of The Border, David Murray Big Band Conducted By Lawrence "Butch" Morris, 1995, DIW

Tracks : St. Thomas, Happy Birthday Wayne, Jr., Awakening Ancestors, Calle Estrella, World Of The Children, Fling, Flowers For Albert

Musicians : David Murray, Hugh Ragin, James Zollar, Rasul Siddik, Graham Haynes, Al Patterson, Craig Harris, Frank Lacy, Patience Higgins, John Purcell, James Spaulding, Don Byron, Kahlil Henry, Vincent Chancey, Sonelius Smith, Fred Hopkins, Tani Tabbal, Larry McDonald

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Dark Star: The Music of the Grateful Dead, David Murray Octet, 1996, Astor Place

Tracks : Shakedown Street, Samson and Delilah, Estimated Prophet, Dark Star, China Doll, One More Saturday Night, Shoulda Had Been Me

Musicians : David Murray, Hugh Ragin, James Zoller, Omar Kabir, Craig Harris, James Spaulding, Robert Irving III, Fred Hopkins, Renzell Meritt, Bob Weir (track 7)

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( Beauty Of Sunrise ), Bheki Mseleku, 1997, Verve

Tracks : Violet Flame, Adored Value, Love Joe, Aja, Suluman Saud, Nearer Awakening, Monk's Move, Woody's Tune, Beauty Of Sunrise

Musicians : Bheki Mseleku, Graham Haynes, James Spaulding, Ravi Coltrane, Michael Bowie, Elvin Jones, Ralph Peterson, Daniel Moreno

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Loxodonta Africana, Ricky Ford, 1997, New World

Tracks : Loxodonta Africana, Ucil, Blues Peru, Dexter, My Romance, One Up, One Down, Aerolinos

Musicians : Ricky Ford, Charles Sullivan, Oliver Breener, Janice Robinson, Jonathan Dorn, James Spaulding, Bob Neloms, Richard Davis, Dannie Richmond

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Somewhere Else, Sun Ra, 1998, Rounder

Tracks : Priest, Discipline/Tall Trees in the Sun, 'S Wonderful, Hole in the Sky, Somewhere Else Part 1, Somewhere Else Part 2, Stardust from Tomorrow, Love in Outer Space, Everything Is Space, Tristar

Musicians : Sun Ra, Don Cherry, Fred Adams, Michael Ray, Ahmed Abdullah, Jothan Collins, Al Evans, Tommy Turrentine (tracks 8 and 9), Tyrone Hill, Julian Priester, Reynold Scott, James Spaulding, Marshall Allen, John Gilmore, Danny Ray Thompson, El Omoe, James Jackson, Bruce Edwards, Carl LeBlanc, June Tyson, Rollo Radford, John Ore, Jaribu Shahid, Billy Higgins, Thomas Hunter, Buster Smith, Eric Walker, Elson Nascimento, Jorge Silva

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Standards, Lee Morgan, 1998, Blue Note

Tracks : This Is The Life, God Bless The Child, Blue Gardenia, A Lot Of Livin' To Do, Somewhere, If I Were A Carpenter, Blue Gardenia (Alt Take)

Musicians : Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, James Spaulding, Pepper Adams, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Mickey Roker

Notes : A previously unreleased session from January 1967.

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Octet Plays Trane, David Murray Octet, 2000, Justin Time

Tracks : Giant Steps, Naima, The Crossing, India, Lazy Bird, A Love Supreme, Part 1: Acknowledgement

Musicians : David Murray, Rasul Siddik, Hugh Ragin, Ravi Best, Craig Harris, James Spaulding, D.D. Jackson, Jaribu Shahid, Mark Johnson

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Suite For New York, D.D. Jackson, 2003, Justin Time

Tracks : Fist Invocation, The City: Awakening, The City: Central Park Promenade & Conclusion, Second Invocation, Hopes And Dreams: Introduction, Hopes And Dreams: Main Section & Conclusion, BQE, Third Invocation, Brooklyn Lullaby, El Barrio, Final Invocation (Towers Of Light)

Musicians : DD Jackson, Brad Turner, Tom Walsh, James Spaulding, David Mott, Christian Howes, Peggy Lee, Ugonna Okegwo, Dafnis Prieto

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It's Me, Abbey Lincoln, 2003, Verve

Tracks : Skylark, Love Is Made, Chateau De Joux, It's Me, O' Lord, They Call It Jazz, Through The Years, Runnin' Wild, The Maestro, The Search, Yellow Bird, Can You Dig It

Musicians : Abbey Lincoln, James Spaulding, Julien Lourau, Kenny Barron, Ray Drummond, Jaz Sawyer

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Remembering Eddie Jefferson, Eddie Landsberg, 2003, Berghem Records

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Vietnam: Reflections, Billy Bang, 2005, Justin Time

Tracks : Reflections, Ru Con, Lock & Load, Ly Ngua O, Doi Moi, Reconciliation 1, Waltz Of The Water Puppets, Trong Com, Reconciliation 2

Musicians : Billy Bang, Ted Daniel, James Spaulding, Henry Threadgill, John Hicks, Curtis Lundy, Michael Carvin, Ron Brown, Nhan Thanh Ngo, Co Boi Nguyen

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Return Of The Prodigal Son, Stanley Turrentine, 2008, Blue Note

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Water, Gregory Porter, 2011, Motema

Tracks : Illusion, Pretty, Magic Cup, Skylark, Black Nile, Wisdom, 1960 What?, But Beautiful, Lonely One, Water, Feeling Good

Musicians : Gregory Porter, Curtis Taylor, Kafele Bandele, Melvin Vines, Robert Stringer, James Spaulding, Yoske Sato, Aaron James, Chuck Mcpherson, Emanuel Harold

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For Losers / Kwanza, Archie Shepp, 2011

Combines albums from 1970 and 1974. James Spaulding plays on both source albums.

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Wood Flute Songs: Anthology/Live 2006-2012, William Parker, 2013, AUM Fidelity

Tracks : Tears for the Children of Rwanda, Petit Oiseau, Groove #7, Hopi Spirits, Wood Flute Song, Alphaville / Daughter's Joy / The Golden Bell, Malachi's Mode, Groove #7 , Hawaii, Broken Roofs / Green Paper, Hamid's Groove / Daughter's Joy, Malachi's Mode, Corn Meal Dance, Corn Meal Dance, O'Neal's Porch, Red Desert, Ojibway Song, Sunrise in the Tone World, The Square Sun, Etchings, Ascent of the Big Spirit, Moon", O'Neal's Porch, Daughter's Joy, Gilmore's Hat, Deep Flower / Ascent of the Big Spirit, Wood Flute Song, Chicago", Psalm for Billy Bang, All I Want, Earth in Pain, Deep Flower, Wood Flute Song, 3+3 = Jackie McLean", My Name is Peace", Late Man of This, Boom Boom Bang Bang, Sweet Breeze, Aquixo Waiting at Dark Corridor, Falling Promise, Slipping Into the Light, Shadows Arms Waving, Theme for Rondo Hattan, Prayer-Improv, Great Spirit

Musicians : James Spaulding plays on 5 tracks on CD 5 which were recorded live in New York in June 2009. The musicians on these tracks are: William Parker, Lewis Barnes, Bobby Bradford, Rob Brown, James Spaulding, Billy Bang, and Hamid Drake

An 8 CD collection of live recordings made between 2006 and 2012.

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Last updated October 2015