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Blue Note 85100 Series discography

This is a discography of albums released by Blue Note in their 85100 series between 1985 and 1987. The series was started when the Blue Note label was revived by EMI/Manhattan in 1985.

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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Magic Touch, Stanley Jordan, 1985, Blue Note BT 85101

Tracks : Eleanor Rigby, Freddie Freeloader, Round Midnight, All The Children, The Lady In My Life, Angel, Fundance, Return Expedition, A Child Is Born

Musicians : Stanley Jordan, Onaje Allan Gumbs, Charnett Moffett, Wayne Brathwaite, Omar Hakim, Peter Erskine, Al Dimeola, Bugsy Moore, Sammy Figueroa

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It's About Time, McCoy Tyner / Jackie McLean, 1985, Blue Note BT 85102

Tracks : Spur Of The Moment, You Taught My Heart To Sing, It's About Time, Hip-Toe, No Flowers Please, Travelin'

Musicians : McCoy Tyner, Jackie McLean, John Faddis, Marcus Miller, Ron Carter, Al Foster, Steve Thornton

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The African Game, George Russell, 1985, Blue Note BT 85103

Tracks : Organic Life On Earth Begins, The Paleolithic Game, Consciousness, The Survival Game, The Human Sensing Of Unity With Great Nature, African Empires, Cartesian Man, The Mega Minimalist Age, The Future?

Musicians : George Russell, Mike Peipman, Chris Pasin, Roy Okutani, Mark Harvey, Chip Kaner, Peter Cirelli, Jeff Marsanskas, Marshall Sealy, George Garzone, Gary Joynes, Dave Mann, Janus Steprans, Brad Jones, Bruce Barth, Marc Rossi, Bill Urmson, Bob Nieske, Keith Copeland, Dave Hagedorn

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A Night in Copenhagen, Charles Lloyd, 1985, Blue Note BT 85104

Tracks : Lotus Land (To Thakur And Trane), Lady Day, El Encanto, Third Floor Richard, Night Blooming Jasmine

Musicians : Charles Lloyd, Michel Petrucciani, Palle Danielsson, Son Ship Theus, Bobby McFerrin (track 4)

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Straight Ahead, Stanley Turrentine, 1985, Blue Note BT 85105

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Togethering, Kenny Burrell / Grover Washington Jr., 1985, Blue Note BT 85106

Tracks : Soulero, Sails Of Your Soul, Daydream, A Beautiful Friendship, Togethering, Romance Dance, Asphalt Canyon Blues, What Am I Here For?

Musicians : Kenny Burrell, Grover Washington, Jr., Ron Carter, Jack DeJohnette, Ralph MacDonald

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Twilight Time, Bennie Wallace, 1985, Blue Note BT 85107

Tracks : All Night Dance, Is It True What They Say About Dixie?, Sainte Fragile, Tennessee Waltz, Fresh Out, Willie Mae, Trouble In Mind, Saint Expedito, Twilight Time

Musicians : Bennie Wallace, Ray Anderson, Dr. John, John Scofield, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eddie Gomez, Bob Cranshaw, Bernard Purdie, Chris Parker, Jack DeJohnette, Rabbit Edmonds (track 1)

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At Storyville, Charlie Parker, 1985, Blue Note BT 85108

Tracks : Moose The Mooche, I'll Walk Alone, Ornithology, Out Of Nowhere, Now's The Time, Don't Blame Me, Dancing On The Ceiling, Cool Blues , Groovin' High

Musicians : Charlie Parker, Herb Pomeroy, Red Garland, Sir Charles Thompson, Billy Griggs, Jimmy Woode, Kenny Clarke, Roy Haynes

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The African Flower: The Music Of Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn, James Newton, 1985, Blue Note BT 85109

Tracks : Black And Tan Fantasy, Virgin Jungle, Strange Feeling, Fleurette Africaine (The African Flower), Cottontail, Sophisticated Lady, Passion Flower

Musicians : James Newton, Olu Dara, Roland Hanna, Jay Hoggard, John Blake, Rick Rozie, Billy Hart, Pheeroan Aklaff, Anthony Brown, Milt Grayson

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Spontaneous Inventions, Bobby McFerrin, 1985, Blue Note BT 85110

Tracks : Thinkin' About Your Body, Turtle Shoes, From Me To You, There Ya Go, Cara Mia, Another Night In Tunisia, Opportunity, Walkin', I Hear Music, Beverly Hills Blues, Mañana Iguana

Musicians include: Bobby McFerrin, Herbie Hancock, Jon Hendricks, Manhattan Transfer, Wayne Shorter, Robin Williams

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The Alternative Man, Bill Evans, 1985, Blue Note BT 85111

Tracks : The Alternative Man, The Path Of Least Resistance, Let The Juice Loose, Gardiners Garden, Survival Of The Fittest, Jojo, The Cry In Her Eyes, Miles Away, Flight Of The Falcon

Musicians : Bill Evans, Lew Soloff, Mitchel Forman, Clifford Carter, John McLaughlin, Jeff Golub, Sid McGinnis, Dave Hart, Hiram Bullock, Chuck Loeb, Mark Egan, Marcus Miller, Danny Gottlieb, Al Foster, Manolo Badrena

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Nights at the Keystone, Dexter Gordon, 1985, Blue Note BABB 85112

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One Night with Blue Note: Preserved, Vol. 1, Various Artists, 1985, Blue Note BT 85113

Tracks : Canteloupe Island, Recorda Me, Little B's Poem, Bouquet, Hat And Beard

Musicians : Freddie Hubbard, Joe Henderson, James Newton, Bobby Hutcherson, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Tony Williams

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One Night with Blue Note: Preserved, Vol. 2, Various Artists, 1985, Blue Note BT 85114

Tracks : Sweet And Lonely, Appointment In Ghana, Passion Dance, Blues On The Corner, Pontos Cantados: Point 1/Look At The Top Of The StairsPoint 2/Question, Broadside

Musicians : Woody Shaw, Bennie Wallace, Jackie McLean, McCoy Tyner, Cecil Taylor, Cecil McBee, Jack DeJohnette

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One Night with Blue Note: Preserved, Vol. 3, Various Artists, 1985, Blue Note BT 85115

Tracks : Moanin', A Child Is Born, The Jumpin' Blues, Summertime, I'm Glad There Is You, Medley: Blues Walk/Gettin' Sentimental Over You

Musicians : Freddie Hubbard, Curtis Fuller, Johnny Griffin, Stanley Turrentine, Lou Donaldson, Grover Washington Jr., Jimmy Smith, Walter Davis Jr., Kenny Burrell, Reggie Workman, Art Blakey, Grady Tate

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One Night with Blue Note: Preserved, Vol. 4, Various Artists, 1985, Blue Note BT 85116

Tracks : The Blessing, Tone Poem, Lady Day, El Encanto, How Long, When You Wish Upon A Star, Jumpin' Jack

Musicians : Charles Lloyd, Michel Petrucciani, Stanley Jordan, Cecil McBee, Jack DeJohnette

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One Night with Blue Note, Preserved, Various Artists, 1985, Blue Note BTDK 85117

This is a 4 LP box set that brings together the four volumes of One Night With Blue Note that are listed above.

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OTB, Out of the Blue, 1985, Blue Note BT 85118

Tracks : RH Factor, Eastern Love Village, Output, Reunited, Git In There, Blue Hughes, O.T.B.

Musicians : Michael Philip Mossman, Kenny Garrett, Ralph Bowen, Harry Pickens, Robert Hurst, Ralph Peterson

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Foreign Intrigue, Tony Williams, 1985, Blue Note BT 85119

Tracks : Foreign Intrigue, My Michele, Life Of The Party, Takin' My Time, Clearways, Sister Cheryl, Arboretum

Musicians : Tony Williams, Wallace Roney, Donald Harrison, Mulgrew Miller, Bobby Hutcherson, Ron Carter

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Double Take, Freddie Hubbard / Woody Shaw, 1985, Blue Note BT 85121

Tracks : Sandu, Boperation, Lament For Booker, Hub-Tones, Desert Moonlight, Just A Ballad For Woody, Lotus Blossom

Musicians : Woody Shaw, Freddie Hubbard, Kenny Garrett, Mulgrew Miller, Cecil McBee, Carl Allen

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Breakthrough, Don Pullen / George Adams, 1986, Blue Note BT 85122

Tracks : Mr. Smoothie, Just Foolin' Around, Song From The Old Country, We've Been Here All The Time, A Time For Sobriety

Musicians : Don Pullen, George Adams, Cameron Brown, Dannie Richmond

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The State of the Tenor Live at the Village Vanguard, Vol. 1, Joe Henderson, 1986, Blue Note BT 85123

Tracks : Beatrice, Friday The Thirteenth, Happy Reunion, Loose Change, Ask Me Now, Isotope, Stella By Starlight

Musicians : Joe Henderson, Ron Carter, Al Foster

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Pianism, Michel Petrucciani, 1986, Blue Note BT 85124

Tracks : The Prayer, Our Tune, Face's Face, Night And Day, Here's That Rainy Day, Regina

Musicians : Michel Petrucciani, Palle Danielsson, Eliot Zigmund

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Go for Whatcha Know, Jimmy Smith, 1986, Blue Note BT 85125

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The State of the Tenor Live at the Village Vanguard, Vol. 2, Joe Henderson, 1987, Blue Note BT 85126

Tracks : Y Ya La Quiero, Portrait, Boo Boo's Birthday, Soulville, Cheryl, The Bead Game

Musicians : Joe Henderson, Ron Carter, Al Foster

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Blue Note '86, A New Generation of Jazz, Various Artists, 1987, Blue Note BQ 85127

Tracks : Regina (Michel Petrucciani Trio), Thinkin About Your (Body Bobby McFerrin), Round Midnight (Stanley Jordan), Twilight Time (Bennie Wallace), Sister Cheryl (Tony Williams), Output (Out Of The Blue), Miles Away (Bill Evans), Black Tan Fantasy (James Newton)

A compilation of tracks taken from albums in the 85100 series.

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Inside Track, Out of the Blue, 1987, Blue Note BT 85128

Tracks : Inside Track, Cherry Pickens, Hot House, E Force, Nathan Jones, Isolation, Elevation

Musicians : Michael Philip Mossman, Kenny Garrett, Ralph Bowen, Harry Pickens, Robert Hurst, Ralph Peterson

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Money Jungle, Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, Max Roach, 1987, Blue Note BT 85129

Tracks : Money Jungle, Fleurette Africaine (African Flower), Very Special, Warm Valley, Rem Blues, A Little Max (Parfait), Wig Wise, Switch Blade, Caravan, Backward Country Boy Blues, Solitude

Musicians : Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, Max Roach

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Standards, Vol. 1, Stanley Jordan, 1987, Blue Note BT 85130

Tracks : The Sound Of Silence, Sunny, Georgia On My Mind, Send One Your Love, Moon River, Guitar Man, One Less Bell To Answer, Because, My Favourite Things, Silent Night

Musicians : Stanley Jordan

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Other Aspects, Eric Dolphy, 1987, Blue Note BT 85131

Tracks : Jim Crow, Inner Flight #1, Dolphy-N, Inner Flight #2, Improvisations And Tukras

Musicians include: Eric Dolphy, Ron Carter, Gina Lalli, Roger Mason

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So What, George Russell, 1987, Blue Note BT 85132

Tracks : So What, Rhymes, War Gewesen, Time Spiral

Musicians : George Russell, Mike Peipman, Mark Harvey, Chris Passin, Roy Okutani, Chip Kaner, Peter Cirelli, Jeff Marsanskas, George Garzone, Gary Joynes, Dave Mann, Janus Steprans, Brad Jones, Marshall Sealy, Bruce Barth, Marc Rossi, Mark White, Bob Nieske, Bill Urmson, Keith Copeland, Joe Galeota, Dave Hagedorn, The Smalltet

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Power of Three, Michel Petrucciani, 1987, Blue Note BT 85133

Tracks : Limbo, Careful, Morning Blues, In A Sentimental Mood, Bimini

Musicians : Michel Petrucciani, Wayne Shorter, Jim Hall

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Romance and Revolution, James Newton, 1987, Blue Note BT 85134

Tracks : Forever Charles, Mediations On Integration, Peace, The Evening Leans Toward You

Musicians : James Newton, Robin Eubanks, Steve Turre, Geri Allen, Jay Hoggard, Abdul Wadud, Rick Rozie, Pheeroan Ak Laff

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The Other Side of Round Midnight, Dexter Gordon, 1987, Blue Note BT 85135

Tracks : Round Midnight, Berangere's Nightmare #2, Call Sheet Blues, What Is This Thing Called Love, Tivoli, Society Red, As Time Goes By, It's Only A Paper Moon, Round Midnight

Musicians : Dexter Gordon, Freddie Hubbard, Palle Mikkelborg, Wayne Shorter, Cedar Walton, Herbie Hancock, Bobby Hutcherson, John McLaughlin, Mads Vinding, Pierre Michelot, Ron Carter, Tony Williams, Billy Higgins, Bobby McFerrin

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America – Do You Remember the Love?, James "Blood" Ulmer, 1987, Blue Note BT 85136

Tracks : I Belong In The U.S.A., Lady Blue, After Dark, Show Me Your Love, America, Black Sheep, Wings

Musicians : James Blood Ulmer, Nicky Skopelitis, Bill Laswell, Ronald Shannon Jackson, Bernard Fowler, Fred Fowler, Muriel Fowler

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Generation, Kenny Burrell, 1987, Blue Note BT 85137

Tracks : Generation, High Fly, Jumpin' The Blues, Lover Man, Mark I, So Little Time, Fungii Mama

Musicians : Kenny Burrell, Bobby Broom, Rodney Jones, Dave Jackson, Kenny Washington

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Civilization, Tony Williams, 1987, Blue Note BT 85138

Tracks : Geo Rose, Warrior, Ancient Eyes, Soweto Nights, The Slump, Civilization, Mutants On The Beach, Citadel

Musicians : Tony Williams, Wallace Roney, Billy Pierce, Mulgrew Miller, Charnette Moffett

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Life Flight, Freddie Hubbard, 198?, Blue Note BT 85139

Tracks : Battlescar Galorica, Soulmates, The Melting Pot, Life Flight

Musicians : Freddie Hubbard, Stanley Turrentine, Ralph Moore, Larry Willis, George Benson, Rufus Reid, Wayne Braithwaite, Idris Muhammad, Carl Allen

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Wonderland, Stanley Turrentine, 1987, Blue Note BT 85140

Tracks : Bird Of Beauty, Creepin', You And I, Living For The City, Boogie On Reggae Woman, Rocket Love, Don't You Worry 'Bout A Thing, Sir Duke

Musicians : Stanley Turrentine, Ronnie Foster, Don Grusin, Eddie Del Barrio, Mike Miller, Abo Laboriel, Harvey Mason, Paulinho Da Costa, Stevie Wonder (track 5)

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Live at Mt. Fuji, Out of the Blue, 1987, Blue Note BT 85141

Tracks : Parisian Thoroughfare, Blue Pearl, Nathan Jones, Elevation, OTB

Musicians : Michael Philip Mossman, Kenny Garrett, Ralph Bowen, Harry Pickens, Kenny Davis, Ralph Peterson

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Last updated January 2015