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Blue Note Records 4000 series discography (4400 to 4435)

This is a discography of the 4000 series of LPs released on the Blue Note label between 1957 and 1972 and, briefly in the mid-1980's. The discography is divided into 5 pages.

This page lists LPs in the sequence Blue Note 4400 to 4435 that were released in the 1971-1975 period and then in the mid-1980's. Missing numbers are generally numbers that were used for recordings that were not released as planned at the time. Numbers 4400 to 4412 appear not to have been used. The1980's albums feature sessions that were recorded in the 1950's and 1960's but not released at the time.

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

Blue Note pages on the site:

1500 series: 1501-1599     4000 series: 4001-4099 | 4100-4199 | 4200-4299 | 4300-4383 | 4400-4435

85100 series: 85101-85141     LA Series: 006 to 426 | 451 to 945     Classics (LT series): LT 987 to LT 1103

Worlds First Appearance: GXF 3015-GXF 3073     Other Side Of Blue Note 1500: BNJ 61001-BNJ 61020

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Blue Note 4400 to 4435

Shades Of Green, Grant Green, 1971, Blue Note 4413

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Merry-Go Round, Elvin Jones, 1972, Blue Note 4414

Tracks : Round Town, Brite Piece, Lungs, A Time for Love, Tergiversation, La Fiesta, The Children's Merry-Go-Round March, Who's Afraid of...

Musicians : Elvin Jones, Joe Farrell, Steve Grossman, Dave Liebman, Frank Foster, Pepper Adams, Chick Corea, Jan Hammer, Yoshiaki Masuo, Gene Perla, Don Alias

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The Final Comedown, Grant Green, 1972, Blue Note 4415

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Natural Illusions, Bobby Hutcherson, 1972, Blue Note 4416

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All: United States of Mind, Phase III, Horace Silver, 1972, Blue Note 4420

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Dig This, Bobbi Humphrey, 1972, Blue Note 4421

Tracks : Lonely Town, Lonely Street, Is This All?, Smiling Faces Sometimes, Virtue, I Love Every Little Thing About You, Love Theme from "Fuzz", El Mundo de Maravillas, Nubian Lady

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Marlena, Marlena Shaw, 1972, Blue Note 4422

Tracks : What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?, Somewhere, Runnin' Out of Fools, So Far Away, I'm Gonna Find Out, Save the Children, You Must Believe in Spring, Wipe Away the Evil, Things Don't Never Go My Way

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Gene Harris Of The Three Sounds, 1972, Blue Note 4423

Tracks : Django, Lean on Me, A Day in the Life of a Fool, John Brown's Body, Listen Here, Killer Joe, C Jam Blues

Musicians : Gene Harris, Sam Brown, Cornell Dupree, Ron Carter, Freddie Waits, Johnny Rodriguez, Omar Clay

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The 4000 series halted at this point. It started again in the mid-1980's with a short series of releases featuring sessions that had been recorded in the 1950's and 1960's but not released at the time.

Z.T.'s Blues, Stanley Turrentine, 1984, Blue Note 4424

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Far Away Lands, Hank Mobley, 1984, Blue Note 4425

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The Rajah, Lee Morgan, 1984, Blue Note 4426

Tracks : A Pilgrim's Funny Farm, The Rajah, Is That So?, Davisamba, What Now, My Love?, Once in My Lifetime

Musicians : Lee Morgan, Hank Mobley, Cedar Walton, Paul Chambers, Billy Higgins

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Tippin' The Scales, Jackie McLean, 1984, Blue Note 4427

Tracks : Tippin' the Scales, Rainy Blues, Nursery Blues, Nicely, Two for One, Cabin in the Sky

Musicians : Jackie McLean, Sonny Clark, Butch Warren, Art Taylor

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Alternate Takes, Clifford Brown, 1984, Blue Note 4428

Tracks : Bellarosa, Carvin' The Rock, Cookin', Carvin' The Rock, Get Happy, Wail Bait, Brownie Eyes, Cherokee, Hymn Of The Orient

Recordings from a number of 1953 sessions.

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The Best Of Blue Note, Vol. 1, Various Artists, 198?, Blue Note 4429

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Alternate Takes, Bud Powell, 1985, Blue Note 4430

Tracks : Bouncing With Bud, Bouncing With Bud, Wail, Dance Of The Infidels, Reets And I, Collard Greens And Black Eyed Peas, Blue Pearl, John's Abbey, Comin' Up, Like Someone In Love, Our Love Is Here To Stay

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Another Workout, Hank Mobley, 1985, Blue Note 4431

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Born To Be Blue, Grant Green, 1985, Blue Note 4432

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The Best Of Blue Note, Vol. 2, Various Artists, 1986, Blue Note 4433

Tracks : Blue Harlem (Ike Quebec), Our Delight (Tadd Dameron), Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk), The Gears (Gil Melle), Collard Greens And Black Eyed Peas (Bud Powell), Senor Blues (Horace Silver), Decision (Sonny Rollins), Brownie Speaks (Clifford Brown), Three O'Clock In The Morning (Dexter Gordon), Lou's Blues (Lou Donaldson), Blues March (Art Blakey), Wadin' (Horace Parlan), The Rumproller (Lee Morgan), Somethin' Else (Cannonball Adderley), Blue Bossa (Joe Henderson), Watermelon Man (Herbie Hancock)

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Babe's Blues, The Three Sounds, 1986, Blue Note 4434

Tracks : Babe's Blues, Wait a Minute, Work Song, Blue Daniel, Sweet and Lovely, Shiny Stockings, Walking the Floor Over You, Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, Stairway to the Stars, Lazy Cat

Musicians : Gene Harris, Andrew Simpkins, Bill Dowdy

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Straight No Filter, Hank Mobley, 1986, Blue Note 4435

Tracks : Straight No Filter, Chain Reaction, Soft Impressions, Third Time Around, Hank's Waltz, The Feelin's Good

Musicians : Hank Mobley, Lee Morgan, Freddie Hubbard, McCoy Tyner, Barry Harris, Andrew Hill, Bob Cranshaw, Paul Chambers, John Ore, Billy Higgins, Philly Joe Jones

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Last updated January 2015