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Blue Note LA series discography (BN-LA 451 to BN-LA 945)

Through the 1970's United Artists released a sequence of jazz LPs on the Blue Note label as part of their consolidated LA series. The LA series also included releases on other UA labels, for example Poppy, Avalanche and United Artists itself. Only Blue Note releases, distinguished by the letters BN in the catalog number, are listed on this page. The Blue Note releases in the series include new albums, reissues and compilations.

The LA series discography is split over two pages. This page lists albums BN-LA 451 to BN-LA 945.

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

See the compilations page for series of Blue Note compilations

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Blue Note LA series: BN-LA 451 to BN-LA 945

High Step, Paul Chambers & John Coltrane, 1975, BN-LA 451-H2

Tracks : Dexterity, Stablemates, Easy to Love, Visitation, John Paul Jones (Trane's Blues), Eastbound, Nita, Just for the Love, We Six, Omicron, Trane's Strain, Nixon, Dixon and Yates Blues

Musicians : Paul Chambers, John Coltrane, Donald Byrd, Curtis Fuller, Pepper Adams, Kenny Drew, Horace Silver, Roland Alexander, Kenny Burrell, Philly Joe Jones

Music previously released on the LPs Chambers' Music and Whims Of Chambers, plus two previously unreleased tracks. This double LP compilation was part of the Blue Note Reissue Series.

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Pressure Sensitive, Ronnie Laws, 1975, BN-LA 452-G

Tracks : Always There, Momma, Never The Same, Tell Me Something Good, Nothing To Lose, Tidal Wave, Why Do You Laugh At Me, Mis' Mary's Place

Musicians : Ronnie Laws, Jerry Peters, Mike Cavanaugh, Joe Sample, Roland Bautista, John Rowin, Wilton Felder, Clint Mosley, Steve Guttierez, Michael Willars, Joe Clayton

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Involution, Sam Rivers, 197?, 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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The Aladdin Sessions, Lester Young, 1975, BN-LA 456-H2

Tracks : D. B. Blues, Lester Blows Again, These Foolish Things (Remind Me Of You), Jumpin' At Mesners, It's Only A Paper Moon, After You've Gone, Lover, Come Back To Me!, Jammin' With Lester, Lester Leaps In, You're Driving Me Crazy, She's Funny That Way, Lester's Be-Bop, Sunday, S. M. Blues, No Eyes Blues, Jumpin' With Symphony Sid, Sax-O-Be-Bop, On The Sunny Side Of The Street, Movin' With Lester, Lester Smooths It Out, Jumpin' At The Woodside, Easy Does It, Just Cooling, I'm Confessin' (That I Love You), Sheik Of Araby, East Of The Sun, Something To Remember You By

A compilation of tracks previously released on the Aladdin label. This double LP compilation was part of the Blue Note Reissue Series.

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Jacknife, Jackie McLean, 1975, BN-LA 457-H2

Tracks : On The Nile, Climax, Soft Blue, Jacknife, Blue Fable, High Frequency, Combined Effort, Moonscape, Jossa Bossa, The Bull Frog

Musicians : Jackie McLean, Lee Morgan, Charles Tolliver, Larry Willis, Larry Ridley, Don Moore, Jack DeJohnette

Two previously unreleased sessions from 1965 and 1966. This double LP compilation was part of the Blue Note Reissue Series.

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In Transition, Cecil Taylor, 1975, BN-LA 458-H2

Tracks : Bemsha Swing, Charge 'Em Blues, Azure, Song, You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To, Rick Kick Shaw, Sweet And Lovely, Get Out Of Town, Carol / Three Points, Love For Sale, Little Lees, Motystrophe, I Love Paris

Musicians : Cecil Taylor, Ted Curson, Bill Barron, Steve Lacy, Buell Neidlinger, Chris White, Dennis Charles, Rudy Collins

Sessions from 1955 and 1959 previously released on the albums Jazz Advance and Love For Sale. This double LP compilation was part of the Blue Note Reissue Series.

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One For One, Andrew Hill, 1975, BN-LA 459-H2

Tracks : One for One, Diddy Wah, Without Malice, Poinsetta, Illusion, Fragments, Euterpe, Erato, Pax, Eris Calliope

Musicians : Andrew Hill Charles Tolliver Freddie Hubbard, Bennie Maupin, Pat Patrick, Joe Henderson, Ron Carter, Richard Davis, Joe Chambers, Paul Motian, Mickey Roker, Ben Riley, Sanford Allen, Alfred Brown, Selwart Clarke, Kermit Moore

Music from previously unreleased sessions in 1965, 1969 and 1970. This double LP compilation was part of the Blue Note Reissue Series.

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Cosmos, McCoy Tyner, 1976, BN-LA 460-H2

Music from previously unreleased sessions in the 1968 to 1970 period. This double LP compilation was part of the Blue Note Reissue Series.

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Pacific Standard Time, Gil Evans, 1975, BN-LA 461-H2

Tracks : St. Louis Blues, King Porter Stomp, Willow Tree, Struttin' With Some Barbecue, Lester Leaps In, 'Round Midnight, Manteca, Bird Feathers, Davenport Blues, Straight, No Chaser, Ballad Of The Sad Young Men Joy Spring, Django, Chant Of The Weed, Theme

Music from the late 1950's previously released on the LPs New Bottles Old Wine and Great Jazz Standards. This double LP compilation was part of the Blue Note Reissue Series.

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I Am Music, Carmen McRae, 1975, BN-LA 462-G

Tracks : A Letter For Anna-Lee, Trouble With Hello Is Goodbye, Faraway Forever, I Ain't There, You Know Who You Are I Have The Feeling I've Been Here Before, Who Gave You Permission, Like A Lover, I Never Lied To You, I Am Music

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Carnival Of The Spirits, Moacir Santos, 1975, BN-LA 463-G

Tracks : Quiet Carnival, Jequie, Kamba, Sampaguita, Coisa No. 2, Tomorrow Is Mine, Route, Anon

Musicians : Moacir Santos, Oscar Brashear, Mike Price, Jerry Rusch George Bohanon, J.J. Johnson, David Duke, Ernie Watts, Jerome Richardson, Ray Pizzi, Gary Foster, Don Menza, Clare Fischer, Jerry Peters, Larry Nash, Dennis Budimir, Dean Parks, Chuck Domanico, Harvey Mason, Louis Alves, Paulinho Da Costa, Roberto Silva, Lynda Lawrence

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Sunburst, Eddie Henderson, 1975, BN-LA 464-G

Tracks : Explodition, The Kumquat Kids, Sunburst, Involuntary Bliss, Hop Scotch, Galaxy, We End in a Dream

Musicians : Eddie Henderson, Julian Priester, Bennie Maupin, Bobby Hutcherson, George Duke, Buster Williams, Alphonso Johnson, Harvey Mason, Billy Hart

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Circling In, Chick Corea, 1976, BN-LA 472-H2

Tracks : Bossa, Gemini, My One and Only Love, Fragments, Windows, Samba Yanta, I Don't Know, Pannonica, Blues Connotation, Duet For Bass And Piano No.1, Duet For Bass And Piano No.2, Danse For Clarinet And Piano No.1, Danse For Clarinet And Piano No.2, Chimes Part 1, Chimes Part 2, Starp, 73º - A Kelvin, Ballad

Musicians : Chick Corea, Anthony Braxton, Dave Holland, Miroslav Vitouš, Barry Altschul, Roy Haynes

Previously unreleased sessions from 1968 and 1970 by the group Circle and a trio led by Corea. This double LP compilation was part of the Blue Note Reissue Series.

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Live Messengers, Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, 1976, BN-LA 473-J2

Tracks : The Promised Land, Arabia, It's Only A Paper Moon, Mosaic, Ping Pong, Up Jumped Spring, Wee Dot, Blues, The Way You Look Tonight

Musicians : Art Blakey, Clifford Brown, Freddie Hubbard, Curtis Fuller, Lou Donaldson, Wayne Shorter, Horace Silver, Cedar Walton, Curly Russell, Jymie Merritt

Previously unreleased sessions from 1954 and 1961. This double LP compilation was part of the Blue Note Jazz Classics Series.

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The Trio Sides, Horace Silver, 1976, BN-LA 474-H2

Tracks : Safari, Thou Swell, Horoscope, Yeah, Ecaroh, Prelude To A Kiss, Quicksilver, Knowledge Box, How About You, I Remember You, Sliverware, Opus De Funk, Buhainia, Day In, Day Out, Shirl, For Heaven's Sake, Melancholy Mood, Sweet Stuff, Melancholy Mood, The St. Vitous Dance, Cherry Blossom, Lonely Woman, Next Time I Fall In Love

, Musicians : Horace Silver, Gene Ramey, Doug Watkins, John Williams, Art Blakey, Louis Hayes, Billy Cobham

A collection of previously released trio recordings made between 1952 and 1968. This double LP compilation was part of the Blue Note Reissue Series.

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More From The Vanguard, Sonny Rollins, 1976, BN-LA 475-H2

Tracks : I've Got You Under My Skin, Night In Tunisia, What Is This Thing Called Love, Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise, Four, Woodyn' You, All The Things You Are, Get Happy, I'll Remember April, Get Happy

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Donald Bailey, Wilbur Ware, Pete LaRoca, Elvin Jones

Live recordings from November 1957. This double LP compilation was part of the Blue Note Reissue Series.

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Hipnosis, Jackie McLean, 1977, BN-LA 483 H2

Tracks : The Three Minors, Blues in a Jiff, Blues for Jackie, Marilyn's Dilemma, Iddy Bitty, The Way I Feel, Hipnosis, Slow Poke, The Breakout, Back Home, The Reason Why

Musicians : Jackie McLean, Kenny Dorham, Grachan Moncur III, Sonny Clark, LaMont Johnson, Butch Warren, Scott Holt, Billy Higgins

Previously unreleased sessions from 1962 and 1967. This double LP compilation was part of the Blue Note Jazz Classics Series.

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The Third World, Herbie Nichols, 1976, BN-LA 485-H2

Tracks : The Third World, Step Tempest, Dance Line, Blue Chopsticks, Double Exposure, Cro-Magnon Nights, Amoeba's Dance, Crisp Day, 2300 Skiddoo, It Didn't Happen, Shuffle Montgomery, Brass Rings, The Gig, House Party Starting, Chit Chatting, The Lady Sings the Blues, Terpsichore, Hangover Triangle, The Spring Song, Query, Wildflower, Mine

Musicians : Herbie Nichols, Al McKibbon, Teddy Kotick, Art Blakey, Max Roach

Previously released trio sessions. This double LP compilation was part of the Blue Note Reissue Series.

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Back From The Gig, Booker Ervin, 1976, BN-LA 488-H2

Two previously unreleased sessions from 1963 and 1968. This double LP release was part of the Blue Note Reissue Series.

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Here To Stay, Freddie Hubbard, 1976, BN-LA 496-H2

Tracks : Philly Mignon, Father And Son, Body And Soul, Nostrand And Fulton, Full Moon And Empty Arms, Assunta, Hub Cap, Cry Me Not, Luana, Osie Mae, Plexus, Earmon Jr.

Musicians : Freddie Hubbard, Wayne Shorter, Jimmy Heath, Julian Priester, Cedar Walton, Reggie Workman, Larry Ridley, Philly Joe Jones

Combines a previously released 1961 session with a previously unreleased session from 1962. This double LP release was part of the Blue Note Reissue Series.

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The Prime Element, Elvin Jones, 1976, BN-LA 506-H2

Tracks : At This Point in Time, Currents/Pollen, The Prime Element, Whims of Bal, Inner Space, Once I Loved, Raynay, Champagne Baby, Dido Afrique

Musicians : Elvin Jones, Lee Morgan, Steve Grossman, Frank Foster, Joe Farrell, George Coleman, Pepper Adams, Cornell Dupree, Jan Hammer, Gene Perla, Wilbur Little, Candido Camero, Pablo Landrum, Omar Clay, Warren Smith, Miovelito Valles

Two previously unreleased sessions from 1969 and 1973. This double LP release was part of the Blue Note Reissue Series.

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Prime Source, Fats Navarro, 1976, BN-LA 507-H2

Tracks : Our Delight, Our Delight, The Squirrel, The Squirrel, The Chase, The Chase, Dameronia, Dameronia, Lady Bird, Lady Bird, Jahbero, Jahbero, Symphonette, Symphonette, Double Talk, Double Talk, Boperation, The Skunk, 52nd Street Theme, Dance Of The Infidels, Dance Of The Infidels, Wail, Wail, Bouncing With Bud, Bouncing With Bud, Bouncing With Bud

Musicians include : Fats Navarro, Howard McGhee, Ernie Henry, Wardell Gray, Alan Eager, Charlie Rouse, Sonny Rollins, Tadd Dameron, Bud Powell, Milt Jackson, Nelson Boyd, Tommy Potter, Curly Russell, Shadow Wilson, Kenny Clarke, Roy Haynes

The complete Fats Navarro Blue Note recordings. This double LP release was part of the Blue Note Reissue Series.

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Nexus, Gene Harris, 1976, BN-LA 519-G

Tracks : Sauda, Funky Business, Koko and Leeroe, Love Don't Love Nobody, Rushin' Roulette, The Jitterbug Waltz, Gettin' Down Country, H.R.D. (Boogie), Prayer '76

Musicians : Gene Harris, Al Aarons, George Bohanon, Mike Altschul, Fred Jackson, Jr., Julius Buffum, Wint Garvey, Rewit Koven, Charles Veal, Lee Ritenour, John Rowin, Chuck Rainey, Kenneth Rice, Ronaldo N. Jackson, Gerald Steinholtz plus a number of backing singers

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Peregrinations, Chico Hamilton, 1976, BN-LA 520-G

Tracks : V-O, The Morning Side Of Love, Abdullah And Abraham, Andy's Walk, Peregrinations, Sweet Dreams, Little Lisa, Space For Stacy, On And Off, It's About That Time

Musicians : Chico Hamilton, Arnie Lawrence, Arthur Blythe, Steve Turre, Jerry Peters, Barry Finnerty, Joe Beck, Abdullah, Julia Tillman, Luther Waters, Maxine Willard, Oren Waters

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Blowin' Sessions, Johnny Griffin, John Coltrane and Hank Mobley, 1976, BN-LA 521-H2

Tracks : LP 1: The Way You Look Tonight, Ball Bearing, All The Things You Are, Smoke Stack / LP 2: Status Quo, Bo-Till, Blue Lights, Billie's Bounce, Evil Eye, Everywhere

Musicians : LP 1: Lee Morgan, Johnny Griffin, Hank Mobley, John Coltrane, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers, Art Blakey / LP 2: Clifford Jordan, John Gilmore, Horace Silver, Curly Russell, Art Blakey

Recordings previously released on the Johnny Griffin album Blowing Session (LP 1) and the Clifford Jordan and John Gilmore album Blowing In From Chicago (LP 2). This double LP release was part of the Blue Note Reissue Series.

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In India, Paul Horn, 1976, BN-LA 529-H2

Tracks : Raga Desh, Raga Bihag, Raga Vibhas, Raga Tilang, Alap, Manj-Khamaj, Raga Shivaranjani, Arti, Raga Ahir Bhairao, Tabla Solo In Teental, Raga Ppuira Dhanashri, Alap In Raga Bhairav, Raga Kerwani

Musicians : Paul Horn, Gaffar Hyder Khan, Gopal Verma, Satya Dev Pawar, Gopal Krishan, Vinay Bharat Ram, Shri Chunilal Kaul, J. N. Shivpuri, Rajinder Raina

Recordings previously released on the World Pacifc albums Paul Horn in India and Paul Horn in Kashmir. This double LP release was part of the Blue Note Reissue Series.

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The Young Rabbits, Jazz Crusaders, 1976, BN-LA 530-H2

Tracks : Fancy Dance, Tough Talk, Boopie, Robbins Nest, Watts Happening, Outback, New Time Shuffle, Dulzura, Fire Water, Congolese Sermon, Blues Up Tight, Appointment In Ghana, The Young Rabbits, Polka Dots And Moonbeams, Latin Bit, Big Hunk Of Funk, Till All Ends

, Musicians : Wilton Felder, Wayne Henderson, Hubert Laws, Clare Fischer, Joe Sample, Joe Pass, Al McKibbon, Bobby Haynes, Buster Williams, Jimmy Bond, Leroy Vinnegar, Monk Montgomery, Victor Gaskin, Stix Hooper, Carlos Vidal, Hungaria Garcia

Previously released recordings taken from Pacific Jazz albums. This double LP release was part of the Blue Note Reissue Series.

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Beginnings, Wes Montgomery, 1976, Blue Note BN-LA 531-H2

Tracks : Wes's Tune, Old Folks, Stranger In Paradise, Monk's Shop, Montgomeryland Funk, Summertime, Falling In Love With Love, Billie's Bounce, Stompin' At The Savoy, Baubles, Bangles And Beads, Bock To Bock, Fingerpickin', Leila, Far Wes, Renie, Hymn For Carl

Musicians : Wes Montgomery, Freddie Hubbard, Alonzo Johnson, Harold Land, Waymon Atkinson, Pony Poindexter, Buddy Montgomery, Joe Bradley, Richie Crabtree, Monk Montgomery, Benny Barth, Louis Hayes, Paul Parker, Tony Bazley Previously released recordings from the 1957 to 1959 period. This double LP release was part of the Blue Note Reissue Series.

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Revelation, Gerry Mulligan & Lee Konitz, 1976, BN-LA 532-H2

Tracks : Disc Jockey Jump, Almost Like Being In Love, Too Marvelous For Words, Crazy Day, Revelation, All The Things You Are, Venus De Milo, Sextet I, Four And One More, Lover Man (Oh Where Can You Be), I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me, Turnstile, Oh Lady Be Good, Broadway, Sextet II, These Foolish Things, I'll Remember April

Musicians : Gerry Mulligan, Lee Konitz, Allen Eager, Zoot Sims, Al Cohn, Chet Baker, Freddie Green, Henry Grimes, Joe Mondragon, Carson Smith, Dave Bailey, Larry Bunker

This double LP release was part of the Blue Note Reissue Series.

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Classics Of Modern Blues, T-Bone Walker, 1976, BN-LA 533-H2

Tracks : I Got The Blues, Love Is Just A Gamble, Strollin' With Bones, Life Is Too Short, Street Walking Woman, Railroad Station Blues, Cold Cold Feeling, Everytime, Get These Blues Off Me, The Hustle Is On, I Get So Weary, News For You Baby, The Sun Went Down, High Society, You Don't Love Me, Party Girl, I Got The Blues Again, Tell Me What's The Reason, Blues Is A Woman, You Don't Understand, Through With Women, Evil Hearted Woman, Alimony Blues, I'm About To Lose My Mind, Baby You Broke My Heart, Got No Use For You, Bye Bye Baby, Blue Mood

This double LP release was part of the Blue Note Reissue Series.

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Spoonful, Jimmy Witherspoon, 1976, BN-LA 534-G

Tracks : Big Boss Man, Nothing's Changed, Sign On The Building, Reds And Whiskey, The Moon Is Rising, Inflation Blues, Take Out Some Insurance, Pearly Whites, Spoonful, Gloomy Sunday

Musicians : Jimmy Witherspoon, Thad Jones, Blue Mitchell, Melvin Moore, Ernie Royal, Garnett Brown, Benny Powell, Delbert Hill, Don Menza, Seldon Powell, Arthur Clark, Richard Tee, Horace Ott, Joe Sample, Cornell Dupree, Robben Ford, Fred Robinson, Chuck Rainey, Bernard Purdie, Omar Clay, King Errisson, Gene Estes, Buddy Lucas

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Mango Sunrise, John Lee And Gerry Brown, 1976, BN-LA 541-G

Tracks : Mango Sunrise, Breakfast Of Champions, Keep It Real, Ethereal Cereal, The Stop And Go, Her Celestial Body, Pickin' The Bone, Magnum Opus, Haida

Musicians : John Lee, Gerry Brown, Jasper Van't Hof, Eric Tagg, Mike Mandel, Rob Franken, Eef Albers, Wah Wah Watson, Philip Catherine

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Places And Spaces, Donald Byrd, 1976, BN-LA 549-G

Tracks : Change (Makes You Wanna Hustle), Wind Parade, (Fallin' Like) Dominoes, Places and Spaces, You and Music, Night Whistler, Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me)

Musicians : Donald Byrd, George Bohannon, Ray Brown, Tyree Glenn, James Carter, Fonce Mizell, Larry Mizell, Craig McMullen, John Rowin, Skip Scarborough, Chuck Rainey, Harvey Mason, Mayuto Correa, King Errisson

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Fancy Dancer, Bobbi Humphrey, 1976, BN-LA 550-G

Tracks : Uno Esta, The Trip, You Make Me Feel So Good, Fancy Dancer, Mestizo Eyes, Sweeter Than Sugar, Please Set Me at Ease

Musicians : Bobbi Humphrey, Oscar Brashear, Fonce Mizell, Julian Priester, Tyree Glenn Jr., Dorothy Ashby, Roger Glenn, Chuck Davis, Skip Scarborough, Jerry Peters, Larry Mizell, Craig McMullen, John Rowin, Chuck Rainey, Harvey Mason, Mayuto Correa plus backing singers on some tracks

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Montara, Bobby Hutcherson, 1976, BN-LA 551-G

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The Complete Genius, Thelonious Monk, 1976, BN-LA 579-H2

Tracks : 'Round Midnigt, In Walked Bud, Monk's Mood, Who Knows, Thelonious, Humph, Suburban Eyes, Evonce, Off Minor, Ruby My Dear, April In Paris, Well, You Needn't, Introspection, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Evidence, I Mean You, Epistrophy, I Should Care, All The Things You Are, Mysterioso, Mysterioso, Carolina Moon, Hornin' In, Skippy, Let's Cool One, Ask Me Now, Straight No Chaser, Four In One, Four In One, Criss Cross, Eronel, Willow Weep For Me

Musicians : Thelonious Monk, George Taitt, Idrees Sulieman, Kenny Dorham, Lou Donaldson, Sahib Shihab, Billy Smith, Lucky Thompson, Milt Jackson, Al McKibbon, Robert Paige, Gene Ramey, John Simmons, Nelson Boyd, Art Blakey, Max Roach, Shadow Wilson

This double LP release was part of the Blue Note Reissue Series.

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Silver 'N Wood, Horace Silver, 1976, BN-LA 581-G

Tracks : The Tranquilizer Suite Part 1: Keep On Gettin' Up / Part 2: Slow Down / Part 3 / Part 4: Perseverance And Endurance, The Process Of Creation Suite Part 1: Motivation / Part 2: Activation / Part 3: Assimilation / The Process Of Creation Suite Part 4: Creation

Musicians : Horace Silver, Tom Harrell, Garnett Brown, Frank Rosolino, Bob Berg, Buddy Collette, Fred Jackson, Jr., Jerome Richardson, Lanny Morgan, Jack Nimitz, Bill Green, Ron Carter, Al Foster

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The Procrastinator, Lee Morgan, 1977, BN-LA 582-J2

Tracks : The Procrastinator, Party Time, Dear Sir, Stop Start, Rio, Soft Touch, Free Flow, Stormy Weather, Mr. Johnson, The Stroker, Uncle Rough, Claw-Til-Da, Untitled Boogaloo

Musicians : Lee Morgan,, Julian Priester, Wayne Shorter, George Coleman, Bobby Hutcherson, Herbie Hancock, Harold Mabern Walter Booker Ron Carter Billy Higgins Mickey Roker

Previously unreleased sessions from 1967 and 1969. This double LP compilation was part of the Blue Note Jazz Classics Series.

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The Man Incognito, Alphonse Mouzon, 1977, BN-LA 584-G

Tracks : Take Your Troubles Away, Snake Walk, Before You Leave, Just Like The Sun, You Are My Dream, New York City, Without A Reason, Mouzon Moves On, Behind Your Mind

Musicians : Alphonse Mouzon, Gary Grant, George Bohanon, Ray Pizzi, Tom Scott, David Benoit, Dave Grusin, Dawilli Gonga, Ian Underwood, David T. Walker, Lee Ritenour, Tim DeHuff, Charles Meeks, Emil Richards, Victor Feldman

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All Star Bags, Milt Jackson, 1977, BN-LA 590-H2

Tracks : Tahiti, Lillie, Bag's Groove, What's New, Don't Get Around Much Anymore, On The Scene, Lillie, Don't Get Around Much Anymore, What's New, Don't Walk, Lover Stratosphere, Mobley's Musings, Reunion, Ultramarine, Blues For Diahann, I Remember Clifford, Ill Wind, Whisper Not, Afternoon In Paris

Musicians : Milt Jackson, Art Farmer, Lou Donaldson, Hank Mobley, Benny Golson, John Lewis, Horace Silver, Tommy Flanagan, Percy Heath, Doug Watkins, Paul Chembers, Kenny Clarke, Art Blakey, Connie Kay

Previously released recordings from sessions between 1952 and 1958. This double LP release was part of the Blue Note Reissue Series.

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Early Art, Art Pepper, 1977, BN-LA 591-H2

Tracks : Straight Life, You're Driving Me Crazy, Yardbird Suite, Pepper Steak, Tenor Blooz, Pepper Returns, Broadway, You Go To My Head, Angel Wings, Funny Blues, Five More, Minority, Patricia, Mambo De La Pinta, Walkin' Out Blues, Blues In, What Is This Thing Called Love?, Cool Bunny, Bewitched, Diane's Dilemma, When You're Smiling (The Whole World Smiles With You), Stompin' At The Savoy, Blues Out

Musicians : Art Pepper, Jack Sheldon, Russ Freeman, Gerald Wiggins, Red Norvo, Leroy Vinnegar, Ben Tucker, Shelly Manne, Chuck Flores, Joe Morello

Previously released recordings from 1956 and 1957 sessions. This double LP release was part of the Blue Note Reissue Series.

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Earl Klugh, Earl Klugh, 1976, BN-LA 596-G

Tracks : Las Manos De Fuego, Could It be I'm Falling in Love, Angelina, Slippin' in the Back Door, Vonetta, Laughter in the Rain, Waltz for Debby, Wind and the Sea

Musicians : Earl Klugh, Chuck Findley, Oscar Brashear, Garnett Brown, Pete Christlieb, Ray Pizzi, Jerome Richardson, Dave Grusin, Lee Ritenour, Charles Meeks, Louis Johnson, Harvey Mason, Laudir Deoliverira plus strings on some tracks

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Little Niles, Randy Weston, 1977, BN-LA 598-G2

Tracks : Little Niles, Pam's Waltz, Let's Climb A Hill, Earth Birth, Nice Ice, Little Susan, Babe's Blues, I Know Your Kind, Every Once In A While, Once Knew A Fella, I Say Hello, High Fly, Beef Blues Stew, Where, Star Crossed Lovers, Spot Five Blues, Lisa Lovely

Musicians : Randy Weston, Idrees Sulieman, Kenny Dorham, Ray Copeland, Benny Green, Frank Rehak, Melba Liston, Slide Hampton, Coleman Hawkins, Johnny Griffin, George Joyner, Peck Morrison, Wilbur Little, Charlie Persip, Clifford Jarvis, Elvin Jones, Roy Haynes

Recordings previously released on the late 1950s albums Little Niles, Destry Rides Again and Live At The Five Spot. This double LP release was part of the Blue Note Reissue Series.

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Just A Matter Of Time, Marlena Shaw, 1977, BN-LA 606-G

Tracks : It's Better Than Walkin' Out, Brass Band, This Time I'll Be Sweeter, Think About Me, You And Me, Love Has Gone Away, Sing To Me, Take My Body, Be For Real, No Hiding Place

Musicians : Marlena Shaw, George Butcher, Ricky Williams, Bert De Coteaux, Jerry Friedman, Hugh McCracken, Jeff Mironov, Lance Quinn, Bob Babbitt, Jimmy Young, Carlos Martin, Dave Carey, Ted Sommer

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Waiting, Bobby Hutcherson, 1977, BN-LA 615-G

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Chico Hamilton And The Players, Chico Hamilton And The Players, 1977, BN-LA 622-G

Tracks : Mr. Sweets, First Light, Abdullah's Delight, Olé To Miles, Adair, Hooch, Sex Is A Cymbal, La Noche De Bolero

Musicians : Chico Hamilton, Arthur Blythe, Will Connell, Rodney Jones, Steve Turre, Abdullah

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Fever, Ronnie Laws, 1977, BN-LA 628-G

Tracks : Let's Keep It Together, Fever, All the Time, Stay Still (And Let Me Love You), Strugglin', Captain Midnite, Karmen, Night Breeze, From Ronnie with Love

Musicians : Ronnie Laws, Donald Hepburn, Michael Hepburn, Bobby Lyle, Marion the Magician, Wilton Felder, Nathaniel Phillips, Bruce Carter, Steve Guttierez, Bruce Smith, Tony Ben plus strings and backing vocals on some tracks

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Canteloupe Island, Jean-Luc Ponty, 1977, BN-LA 632-H2

Tracks : King Kong, Idiot Bastard Son, Twenty Small Cigars, How Would You Like to Have a Head Like That, Music for Electric Violin and Low Budget Orchestra, America Drinks and Goes Home, Foosh, Pamukkale, Contact, Cantaloupe Island, Starlight, Starbright

Recordings previously released on King Kong: Plays the Music of Frank Zappa and Jean-Luc Ponty Experience with the George Duke Trio. This double LP release was part of the Blue Note Reissue Series.

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Caricatures, Donald Byrd, 1976, BN-LA 633-G

Tracks : Dance Band, Wild Life, Caricatures, Science Funktion, Dancing in the Street, Return of the King, Onward 'Til Morning, Tell Me

Musicians : Donald Byrd, Oscar Brashear, George Bohanon, Gary Bartz, Ernie Watts, Jerry Peters, Patrice Rushen, Skip Scarborough, Fonce Mizell, John Rowin, Bernard Beloyd Taylor, David T. Walker, Scott Edwards, James Jamerson, Alphonse Mouzon, Harvey Mason, Mayuto Correa, Stephanie Spruill, Mildred Lane, Kay Haith plus strings and backing vocals on some tracks

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In A Special Way, Gene Harris, 1976, BN-LA 634-G

Tracks : Theme for Relana, Rebop, Zulu, Always in My Mind, Love for Sale, It's Your Love, Soft Cycles, Five/Four, Naima

Musicians : Gene Harris, George Bohanon, Sidney Muldrow, Marnie Robinson, Azar Lawrence, Ed Green, Charlotte Politte, Jerry Peters, Lee Ritenour, Al McKay, John Rowin, Chuck Rainey, Verdine White, James Gadson, Harvey Mason, Mayuto Correa, Phillip Bailey

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Can't Hide Love, Carmen McRae, 1976, BN-LA 635-G

Tracks : Can't Hide Love, The Man I Love, Only Women Bleed, I Wish You Well, All By Myself, Music, Lost Up In Loving You, You're Everything, Would You Believe, A Child Is Born

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Heritage, Eddie Henderson, 1976, BN-LA 636 G

Tracks : Inside You, Acuphuncture, Time and Space, Nostalgia, Kudu, Dr. Mganga, Dark Shadows

Musicians : Eddie Henderson, Julian Priester, Hadley Caliman, Patrice Rushen, Paul Jackson, Mike Clark, Woody Theus, Billy Hart, Mtume

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Barbara Carroll, Barbara Carroll, 1976, BN-LA-645 G

Tracks : In Some Other World, At Seventeen, I Can't Get Tsarted, Baubles Bangles And Beads, Feelings, Blues For Artie, Prelude To A Kiss, Send In The Clowns, It Never Entered My Head

Musicians : Barbara Carroll, Dennis Budimir, Chuck Domanico, Colin Bailey, Victor Feldman

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Blue Note Live at the Roxy, Various Artists, 1977, BN-LA 663-J2

Tracks : New York City (Alphonse Mouzon), Just Like The Sun (Alphonse Mouzon), Without A Reason (Alphonse Mouzon), Music (Carmen McRae), Paint Your Pretty Picture (Carmen McRae), Them There Eyes (Carmen McRae), T'ant't Nobody's Bizness If I Do (Carmen McRae), You're Everything (Carmen McRae), Captain Midnight (Ronnie Laws), Night Breeze (Ronnie Laws), Piano Interlude (Ronnie Laws), Always There (Ronnie Laws), Like A Lover (Earl Klugh), A Felicidade (Earl Klugh), Manha De Carnaval (Earl Klugh), Samba De Orfeu (Earl Klugh), Blue Note '76 (Blue Note All Stars), Places And Spaces (Donald Byrd), (Fallin' Like) Dominoe's (Donald Byrd)

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Robbie Krieger and Friends, Robbie Krieger, 1977, BN-LA 664-G

Tracks : Gumpopper, Uptown, Every Day, Marilyn Monroe, The Ally, Low Bottomy, Spare Change, Big Oak Basin

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Living inside Your Love, Earl Klugh, 1977, BN-LA 667-G

Tracks : Captain Caribe, Living inside Your Love, The April Fools, I Heard It Through the Grapevine, Kiko, Felicia, Another Time, Another Place

Musicians : Earl Klugh, Eddie Daniels, Dave Grusin, Jeff Mironov, Will Lee, Steve Gadd, Ralph MacDonald plus strings

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Platinum Jazz, War, 1977, BN-LA 690-J2

Tracks : War Is Coming! War Is Coming, Slowly We Walk Together, Platinum Jazz, I Got You, L.A. Sunshine, River Niger, H2 Overture, City, Country, City, Smile Happy, Deliver The Word, Nappy Head (Theme From Ghetto Man), Four Cornered Room

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Bobbi Humphrey's Best, Bobbi Humphrey, 1977, BN-LA 699-G

Tracks : Chicago Damn, Uno Esta, Fancy Dancer, Fun House, Harlem River Drive, San Francisco Lights, Satin Doll, You Are The Sunshine Of My Life, Spanish Harlem

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Best Of Donald Byrd, Donald Byrd, 1977, BN-LA 700-G

Tracks : Black Byrd, Flight-Time, Stepping Into Tomorrow, Rock And Roll Again, Change (Makes You Want To Hustle), Sky High, Lansanas Priestess, Street Lady

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Still Can't Say Enough, John Lee And Gerry Brown, 1977, BN-LA 701-G

Tracks : Freeze It Up, Love The Way You Make Me Feel Rise On, Funky Row, Talkin' Bout The Right One, Strut 'N' Get Up, Breakin' Down The Way, Out The Box

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Silver 'N Voices, Horace Silver, 1977, BN-LA 708-G

Tracks : Out of the Night (Came You), Togetherness, I Will Always Love You, Mood for Maude, Incentive, New York Lament, All in Time, Freeing My Mind

Musicians : Horace Silver, Tom Harrell, Bob Berg, Ron Carter, Al Foster, Monica Mancini, Avery Sommers, Joyce Copeland, Richard Page, Dale Verdugo, Alan Copeland

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At The Great American Music Hall, Carmen McRae, 1977, BN-LA 709-H2

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The View From The Inside, Bobby Hutcherson, 1977, BN-LA 710-G

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Tomorrow Is Here, Willie Bobo, 1977, BN-LA 711-G

Tracks : Suitcase Full Of Dreams, Funk De Mambo, Keep On Walking, Dreamin', Wacky Tobacky (The Race), Can't Stay Down Too Long, Time After Time, Kojak Theme, A Little Tear

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Friends And Strangers, Ronnie Laws, 1977, BN-LA 730-H

Tracks : Good Time Ride, Saturday Evening, Friends and Strangers, Nuthin' 'Bout Nuthin', New Day, Life In Paradise, Same Old Story, Just Love

Musicians : Ronnie Laws, Bobby Lyle, Larry Dunn, Roland Bautista, Melvin Robinson, Donnie Beck, Nathaniel Phillips, Steve Guttierez, Vance Ternort plus backing vocals on some tracks

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Phantazia, Noel Pointer, 1977, BN-LA 736-H

Tracks : Phantazia, Night Song, Living For The City, Rainstorm, Wayfaring Stranger, Mirabella, Fiddler On The Roof

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Finger Paintings, Earl Klugh, 1977, BN-LA 737-H

Tracks : Dr. Macumba, Long Ago and Far Away, Cabo Frio, Keep Your Eye on the Sparrow, Catherine, Dance with Me, Jolanta, Summer Song, This Time

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Maxi, Maxi, 1977, BN-LA 738-H

Tracks : Let Him In, Dancin' To Keep From Cryin', Walk Softly, The Perfect Day, This One's For You, Delta Road, Lover To Lover, Glory, Glory, By Your Side, Music On My Mind

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Tone Tantrum, Gene Harris, 1977, BN-LA 760-H

Tracks : As, If You Can't Find Love Let Love Find You, A Minor, Stranger in Paradise, Peace of Mind, Cristo Redentor Part 1, Cristo Redentor Part 2

Musicians : Gene Harris, Donald Byrd, Ray Jackson, George Thatcher, Maurice Spears, Donald Cook, Earl Dumler, David Crawford, Jerry Peters, Al McKay, John Rowin, Anthony Jackson, Robert Popwell, Chuck Rainey, Verdine White, Dorothy Ashby, Leon "Ndugu" Chancler, Harvey Mason, Alvin Taylor, Jerry Steinholz, Ralph Beecham plus strings and backing singers

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Knucklebean, Bobby Hutcherson, 1977, BN-LA 789-H

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Man From Wareika, Rico Rodriques, 1978, BN-LA 819-H

Tracks : This Day, Ramble, Lumumba, Africa, Man from Wareika, Rasta, Over the Mountain, Gunga Din, Dial Africa

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Silver 'N Percussion, Horace Silver, 1978, BN-LA 853-H

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Blue Note Meets The L.A. Philharmonic, Various Artists, 1978, BN-LA 870-H

Tracks : National Anthem (Los Angeles Philharmonic), Slow Change (Bobby Hutcherson), Now (Bobby Hutcherson), Hello To The Wind (Bobby Hutcherson), Now (Reprise) (Bobby Hutcherson), Star Eyes (Carmen McRae), The Man I Love (Carmen McRae), Sunday (Carmen McRae), With One More Look At You (Carmen McRae), Cabo Fria (Earl Klugh), The Shadow Of Your Smile (Earl Klugh), Angelina (Earl Klugh)

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Circulus, Chick Corea, 1978, BN-LA 882-J2

Tracks : Drone, Quartet Piece No. 1, Quartet Piece No. 2, Quartet Piece No. 3, Percussion Piece

Musicians : Chick Corea, Anthony Braxton, Dave Holland, Barry Altschul

Previously unreleased sessions from 1970. This double LP collection was part of the Blue Note Jazz Classics Series.

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Jubilee Shouts, Stanley Turrentine, 1978, BN-LA 883-J2

Tracks : My Girl Is Just Enough, Then I'll Be Tired Of You, Fine L'il Lass, Thomasville, Someone To Watch Over Me, Stolen Sweets, Jubilee Shout, My Ship, You Said It, Brother Tom, Cotton Walk

Musicians : Stanley Turrentine, Tommy Turrentine, Kenny Burrell, Horace Parlan, Sonny Clark, George Tucker, Butch Warren, Al Harewood

Previously unreleased sessions from 1961 and 1962. This double LP collection was part of the Blue Note Jazz Classics Series.

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Sterling Silver, Horace Silver, 1978, BN-LA 945-H

Tracks : Sanctimonious Sam, Que Pasa, Sighin' And Cryin', How Did It Happen, Senor Blues (Alternate Take), It Ain't Posed To Be Like That, Cool Eyes, Senor Blues, Tippin'

A compilation of previously unreleased tracks plus two tracks only released on singles

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Last updated January 2015