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Atlantic 8800 series discography

Atlantic Records released a number of jazz LPs in the 8800 series between 1978 and, probably, 1982. Some of these albums were reissues of earlier releases. The list of LPs below is probably incomplete.

When available the "See more details" link leads to a page with a track list and musicians information.

Atlantic pages on the site:

1300/1400/1500/1600 series: 1300 - 1399 | 1400 - 1499 | 1500 - 1599 | 1600 - 1699

3000 series: 3001 - 3008 |   8800 series: 8800 - 8813 |   2-300 series: 2-300 - 2-321

Subsidiary labels: Embryo | Vortex

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Atlantic 8800 series

Last of the Blue Devils, Jay McShann, 1978, Atlantic SD-8800

Tracks : Confessin' The Blues, 'Tain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do, Hootie Blues, Blue Devil Jump, My Chile, Jumpin' At The Woodside, Just For You, Hot Biscuits, 'Fore Day Rider, Kansas City

Musicians : Jay McShann, Joe Newman, Buddy Tate, Paul Quinichette, John Scofield, Milt Hinton, Jackie Williams

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Cumbia and Jazz Fusion, Charles Mingus, 1978, Atlantic SD-8801

Tracks : Cumbia & Jazz Fusion, Music For "Todo Modo"

Musicians : Charles Mingus, Jack Walrath, Jimmy Knepper, Dino Piana, Ricky Ford, George Adams, Gary Anderson, Quarto Maltoni, Mauricio Smith, Roberto Laneri, Gene Scholtes, Pasquele Sabatelli, Paul Jeffrey, Bob Neloms, Danny Mixon, Dannie Richmond, Alfredo Ramirez, Candido Camero, Daniel Gonzalez, Ray Mantilla, Bradley Cunnigham

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Montreux Concert, Don Pullen, 1978, Atlantic SD-8802

Tracks : Richard's Tune, Dialogue Between Malcolm And Betty

Musicians : Don Pullen, Jeff Berlin, Steve Jordan, Raphael Cruz, Sammy Figueroa

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Me Myself An Eye, Charles Mingus, 1979, Atlantic SD-8803

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Big Apple Bash, Jay McShann, 1979, Atlantic SD-8804

Tracks : Crazy Legs & Friday Strut, Georgia On My Mind, Dickie's Dream, Ain't Misbehavin', I'd Rather Drink Muddy Water, Blue Feeling, Jumpin' The Blues

Musicians : Jay McShann, Doc Cheatham, Dickie Wells, Earle Warren, Herbie Mann, Gerry Mulligan, John Scofield, Eddie Gomez, Jack Six, Connie Kay, Joe Morello, Sammy Figueroa

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Something Like a Bird, Charles Mingus, 1980, Atlantic SD-8805

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More From the Last Concert, Modern Jazz Quartet, 1981, Atlantic SD-8806

Tracks : Really True Blues, Tears From The Children, Blues In H (B), England's Carol, The Jasmine Tree, In Memoriam

Musicians : John Lewis, Milt Jackson, Percy Heath, Connie Kay

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The Versatile Eddie Harris, Eddie Harris, 1981, Atlantic SD-8807

Tracks : It's Time To Do Whay You Want, Dreams Are For Real, Dreams And Nightmares, Sallies's Theme, No One Would Believe, That Is Why You're Overweight, One Man Section, Steps Up, Brother Wardo, Love Is Here To Stay

Musicians : Eddie Harris, Don Ellis, Ronald Muldrow, Milcho Leviev, Bradley Bobo, Steve Novosel, Norman Farrington, Paul Humphrey, Keith Killgo

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Somewhere Before, Keith Jarrett, 1981, Atlantic SD-8808

Tracks : My Back Pages, Pretty Ballad, Moving Soon, Somewhere Before, New Rag, A Moment for Tears, Pouts' Over (And the Day's Not Through), Dedicated to You, Old Rag

Musicians : Keith Jarrett, Charlie Haden, Paul Motian

Originally released on the Atlantic subsidiary label Vortex in 1969.

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Pithecanthropus Erectus, Charles Mingus, 1981, Atlantic SD-8809

Tracks : Pithecanthropus Erectus, A Foggy Day, Profile Of Jackie, Love Chant

Musicians : Charles Mingus, Jackie McLean, J.R. Monterose, Mal Waldron, Willie Jones

Originally released on Atlantic in 1956.

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Twins, Ornette Coleman, 1981, Atlantic SD-8810

Tracks : First Take, Little Symphony, Monk And The Nun, Check Up, Joy Of A Toy

Musicians : Ornette Coleman, Don Cherry, Freddie Hubbard, Eric Dolphy, Scott LaFaro, Charlie Haden, Billy Higgins, Ed Blackwell

Originally released on Atlantic in 1971.

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Plenty, Plenty Soul, Milt Jackson, 1982, Atlantic SD-8811

Tracks : Plenty, Plenty Soul, Boogity Boogity, Heartstrings, Sermonette, The Spirit-Feel, Ignunt Oil, Blues At Twilight

Musicians : Milt Jackson, Joe Newman, Jimmy Cleveland, Lucky Thompson, Ronnie Peters (Cannonball Adderley), Frank Foster, Sahib Shihab, Horace Silver, Oscar Pettiford, Percy Heath, Connie Kay, Art Blakey

Originally released on Atlantic in 1957.

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Boss of the Blues, Joe Turner, 1982, Atlantic SD-8812

Tracks : Cherry Red, Roll 'em Pete, I Want A Little Girl, Low Down Dog, Wee Baby Blues, You're Driving Me Crazy, How Long Blues, Morning Glories, St. Louis Blues, Piny Brown Blues

Musicians : Joe Turner, Jimmy Nottingham, Joe Newman, Lawrence Brown, Frank Wess, Seldon Powell, Pete Brown, Pete Johnson, Freddie Green, Walter Page, Cliff Leeman

Originally released on Atlantic in 1956 as The Boss Of The Blues Sings Kansas City Jazz.

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The Laws of Jazz, Hubert Laws, 1982, Atlantic SD-8813

Tracks : Miss Thing, All Soul, Black Eyed Peas And Rice, Bessie's Blues, And Don't You Forget It, Bimbe Blue, Capers

Musicians : Hubert Laws, Armando Corea, Richard Davis, Bobby Thomas, Jimmy Cobb

A rerelease of an album first released in 1965.

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Last updated January 2013