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Sharp Nine discography

This is a discography of albums released on the Sharp Nine label.

Sharp Nine was started by Marc Edelman in 1995 to "record and promote modern jazz music - bebop and beyond."


Sharp Nine albums

Keep Your Circle Small, Brian Lynch, 1995, Sharp Nine CD 1001

Tracks : I'm Getting Sentimental Over You, Bolero de Sata, Chippin' In, Keep Your Circle Small, My Old Flame, The Trifle, Silent Conversation, Straight Street, Blues for Duane

Musicians : Brian Lynch, David Hazeltine, Peter Washington, Louis Hayes

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4 Flights Up, David Hazeltine, 1996, Sharp Nine CD 1002

Tracks : I Should Care, Betcha By Golly Wow, You Stepped Out Of A Dream, Ann's Mood, Pentimento, Four Flights Up, Every Time We Say Goodbye, Air Conditioning, Confluence

Musicians : David Hazeltine, Slide Hampton, Peter Washington, Ray Appleton

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Louis At Large, Louis Hayes, 1996, Sharp Nine CD 1003

Tracks : Check In, Rio, Hen and Hub, My Ship, Teef, Dear Lou, Dream Surreal, My Old Flame, Perambulation

Musicians : Louis Hayes, Riley Mullins, Javon Jackson, David Hazeltine, Santi Debriano

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Killer Ray Rides Again, Ray Appleton, 1996, Sharp Nine CD 1004

Tracks : Blue Ambiance, Horizons, I Sold My Heart to the Junk Man, Blues ß la Carte, The Peanut Butter Song, Alexandria, Blue Gardenia, Buddy's Tune

Musicians : Ray Appleton, Jim Rotondi, Slide Hampton, Charles McPherson, John Hicks, Peter Washington, Dumah Saafir

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The Classic Trio, David Hazeltine, 1997, Sharp Nine CD 1005

Tracks : You Makes Me Feel So Young, The Fruit, Sweet and Lovely, Concentration, Catherine's Fantasy, One for Peter, You've Changed, My Stuff's on the Street Blues, These Foolish Things, Midnight Waltz

Musicians : David Hazeltine, Peter Washington, Louis Hayes

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Too Soon To Tell, One For All, 1997, Sharp Nine CD 1006

Tracks : Too Soon To Tell, Alfie, Stranger Than Fiction, Dedicated To You, Blues For All, Betcha By Golly Wow, Visionary, Captain's Song

Musicians : Jim Rotondi, Steve Davis, Eric Alexander, David Hazeltine, Peter Washington, Joe Farnsworth

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Spheres Of Influence, Brian Lynch, 1997, Sharp Nine CD 1007

Tracks : Jamaica Silver, I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face, Clairevoyance, You Know I Care, Lukeman, Green is Mean, Palmieri's Mood, Oriental Folk Song

Musicians : Brian Lynch, Donald Harrison, David Kikoski, Essiet Okon Essiet, John Benitez, Adam Cruz, Jeff "Tain" Watts, Milton Cardona

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Here Again, Buddy Montgomery, 1997, Sharp Nine CD 1008

Tracks : My Ideal, 1,000 Rainbows, Aki's Blues, Invitation, That Old Black Magic, Blues for David, You've Changed, Hob Nob With Brother Bob, Here Again

Musicians : Buddy Montgomery, Jeff Chambers, Ray Appleton, William Comiel, Jr.

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Introducing, Dena DeRose, 1997, Sharp Nine CD 1009

Tracks : When Lights Are Low, Where or When, How Long Has This Been Going On?, Come Rain or Come Shine, Blue Skies, The Wish, Gone With the Wind, How Deep Is the Ocean?, Be My Love, Time After Time, The Ruby and the Pearl, What's New?, Beautiful Love, Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye

Musicians : Dena DeRose, Steve Wilson, Michael Zisman, Albert "Tootie" Heath

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Optimism, One For All, 1998, Sharp Nine CD 1010

Tracks : Optimism, Stranger in Moscow, Straight Up, All For One, Pearl's, Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most, What Kind of Fool Am I?, The Prevaricator, These Foolish Things

Musicians : Jim Rotondi, Steve Davis, Eric Alexander, David Hazeltine, Peter Washington, Joe Farnsworth

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Fly Rite, Giacomo Gates, 1998, Sharp Nine CD 1011

Tracks : Senor Blues, Girl Talk, But Not For Me, Spinnin' (Speed Ball), I Cover The Waterfront, Baby, You Should Know It, Jeannine, You Go To My Head, Fly Rite (Epistrophy), How I Wish (Ask Me Now), Night In Tunisia

Musicians : Giacomo Gates, Jim Rotondi, David Hazeltine, Peter Washington, Ben Riley

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Reemergence, Eddie Henderson, 1999, Sharp Nine CD 1012

Tracks : This Is For Albert, Dreams, The Gershwin Suite, The Man I Love, Summertime, It Ain't Necessarily So, Embraceable You, Sweet Love Of Mine, Saturn's Child, Natsuko-san

Musicians: Eddie Henderson, Kevin Hays, Joe Locke, Ed Howard, Billy Drummond

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Inside Out, Mike DiRubbo, 1999, Sharp Nine CD 1013

Tracks : From The Inside Out, Rue de la Harpe, Role Reversal, You're A Weaver of Dreams, Blues To Your Old Country, Over The Rainbow, The Search Within, For First, Bebop

Musicians : Mike DiRubbo, Steve Davis, Bruce Barth, Nat Reeves, Carl Allen

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Hammer Time, Tardo Hammer, 1999, Sharp Nine CD 1014

Tracks : Gnid, No Problem, Reflections, Ski Ball, Moment To Moment, I Concentrate On You, Plan B, Time, Celia, You Leave Me Breathless

Musicians : Tardo Hammer, Dennis Irwin, Leroy Williams

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Mutual Admiration Society, David Hazeltine/Joe Locke, 1999, Sharp Nine CD 1015

Tracks : K-Men's Crew, I Say A Little Prayer, Can We Talk?, The Haze Factor, Tears in Her Heart, Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year, Diamonds Remain, For All We Know

Musicians : David Hazeltine, Joe Locke, Essiet Essiet, Billy Drummond

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Another World, Dena DeRose, 1999, Sharp Nine CD 1016

Tracks : You Don't Know What Love Is, In The Wee Small Hours, More Than You Know, Hi-Fly, You've Changed, Spring Is Here, Don't Go, Whisper Not, Another World, Beautiful Friendship

Musicians : Dena DeRose, Ingrid Jensen, Steve Davis, Steve Wilson, Dwayne Burno, Mark Taylor, Daniel Sadownick

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Tribute to the Trumpet Masters, Brian Lynch, 2000, Sharp Nine CD 1017

Tracks : Woody Shaw, Eclipse, Bus Stop Serenade (for K.D.), Tom Harrell, Elusive, Search for the New Land, Tribute to Blue (Mitchell), Charles Tolliver, Opening Statement

Musicians : Brian Lynch, Mulgrew Miller, Essiet Okon Essiet, Carl Allen

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I Can See Clearly Now, Dena DeRose, 2000, Sharp Nine CD 1018

Tracks : If I Should Lose You, Detour Ahead, I've Never Been In Love Before, I Can See Clearly Now, With A Smile, Day In Day Out, If You Love Me, Touch of Your Lips, Alone Together, What Are You Doing The Rest of Your Life?

Musicians : Dena DeRose, Jim Rotondi, Joel Frahm, Joe Locke, Dwayne Burno, Mark Taylor, Matt Wilson

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The Classic Trio Vol 2, David Hazeltine, 2001, Sharp Nine CD 1019

Tracks : Face To Face, What The World Needs Now, Sweet and Lovely, From Here To There, Days of Wine and Roses, Too Sweet To Bear, Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered, Prelude To A Kiss, Pete's Sake, What A Difference A Day Makes

Musicians : David Hazeltine, Peter Washington, Louis Hayes

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Somethin' Special, Tardo Hammer, 2001, Sharp Nine CD 1020

Tracks : John's Abbey, Divertimento, If I Loved You, Somethin' Special, Take Me Out To The Ballgame, You're My Thrill, Lizard Lips, Blues For Philly Joe, Into The Fire, Subtarrabeab

Musicians : Tardo Hammer, Dennis Irwin, Leroy Williams

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On The Loose, Sharp Nine Class of 2001, 2001, Sharp Nine CD 1021

Tracks : I Want More, Dedicated to Dad, Billy, For Fewer Words, Reassurance, The Quota, All Is Not Lost, Bird Lives

Musicians : Jeremy Pelt, Marcus Strickland, Julius Tolentino, Jeb Patton, Brandon Owens, E.J. Strickland

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Destination Up, Jim Rotondi, 2001, Sharp Nine CD 1022

Tracks : Designated Hitter, Evening Shades of Blue, Last Ditch Wisdom, Miller Time, Park Avenue Petite, Remember, Reverence, Yams

Musicians : Jim Rotondi, Steve Davis, Joe Locke, Mulgrew Miller, Peter Washington, Joe Farnsworth

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The Classic Trio Meets Eric Alexander, David Hazeltine, 2002, Sharp Nine CD 1023

Tracks : On The Boulevard, O Grande Amor, Jessica's Night, Hayes' Phase, Knocks Me Off My Feet, East of the Sun, Didn't We, Our Delight

Musicians : David Hazeltine, Eric Alexander, Peter Washington, Louis Hayes

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Love's Holiday, Dena DeRose, 2002, Sharp Nine CD 1024

Tracks : Lover, I Thought About You, I Didn't Know What Time It Was, The Good Life, Close Your Eyes, The Iris, On Green Dolphin Street, Birks Works, But Beautiful, Marian's Mood, Lamp is Low, The Nearness of You

Musicians : Dena DeRose, Jim Rotondi, Brian Lynch, Tony Kadleck, Steve Davis, Sara Della Posta, Bill Charlap, Joe Locke, Peter Washington, Matt Wilson

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Up In Smoke!, Ian Hendrickson-Smith, 2003, Sharp Nine CD 1025

Tracks : The Best Things In Life Are Free, Molly, Chelsea Bridge, Curaššao, Portrait of Smith, I'll Close My Eyes, Segment, Up In Smoke!, Sassy

Musicians : Ian Hendrickson-Smith, David Hazeltine, Barak Mori, Joe Strasser

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Manhattan Autumn, David Hazeltine, 2003, Sharp Nine CD 1026

Tracks : A Walk In The Park, Moon River, Blues on the 7, The Look of Love, On The Marc, Uptown After Dark, Ask Me Now, Nancy (With the Laughing Face)

Musicians : David Hazeltine, Eric Alexander, Peter Washington, Joe Fansworth

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Meets Bill Charlap, Brian Lynch, 2004, Sharp Nine CD 1027

Tracks : Autumn Nocturne, My Heart Stood Still, Cheryl, Before the First Cup, Atras da Porta, On The Dot, Come Rain or Come Shine, Blues for Gilad

Musicians : Brian Lynch, Bill Charlap, Dwayne Burno, Joe Farnsworth

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Tardo's Tempo, Tardo Hammer, 2004, Sharp Nine CD 1028

Tracks : Last Time I Saw Paris, I Waited For You, Russian Lullaby, Philly Twist, Journey to Liechtenstein, Minor Mishap, Very Early, Little Man (You've Had a Busy Day), Thelonious

Musicians : Tardo Hammer, Dennis Irwin, Jimmy Wormworth

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The Pleasure Dome, Jim Rotondi, 2004, Sharp Nine CD 1029

Tracks : On Y Va (Let's Go), The Breeze and I, The Pleasure Dome, My Ideal, A Bientot, Yours Is My Heart Alone, Mamacita, Hush

Musicians : Jim Rotondi, Jesse Davis, David Hazeltine, Ray Drummond, Joe Farnsworth

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Blues for Hiroshi, Anthony Wonsey, 2004, Sharp Nine CD 1030

Tracks : Damn That Reality, Waltz For Debby, Brother Hiroshi, Just In Time, The Peacocks, Just You, Just Me, Black Fairy Tales, Nobody Else But Me, Relaxin' At Camarillo

Musicians : Anthony Wonsey, Richie Goods, Tony Reedus

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Still Smokin', Ian Hendrickson-Smith, 2004, Sharp Nine CD 1031

Tracks : I Wish You Love, Love For Sale, Memories of You, Jacob's Crib, Sparrow's Flight, Ian's Bossa, I Can't Get Started, Smile, San Francisco Beat

Musicians : Ian Hendrickson-Smith, Ryan Kisor, David Hazeltine, Peter Bernstein, Peter Washington, Joe Strasser

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Modern Standards, David Hazeltine, 2005, Sharp Nine CD 1032

Tracks : Witchcraft, A House Is Not a Home, Yesterday, Who Can I Turn To, How Deep Is Your Love, Moment To Moment, A Time For Love, Somewhere, For the Love of You

Musicians : David Hazeltine, David Williams, Joe Fansworth

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Rev*elation, Joe Locke, 2005, Sharp Nine CD 1033

Tracks : The Prophet Speaks, Young and Foolish, The Look of Love, Rev-elation, Opus de Funk, Close Enough for Love, Big Town, Used To Be Jackson

Musicians : Joe Locke, Mike LeDonne, Bob Cranshaw, Mickey Roker

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Just the Beginning, Julius Tolentino, 2005, Sharp Nine CD 1034

Tracks : Just The Beginning, Domingo, I Want To Talk About You, Pharaoh's Curse, High Drama, Quadrangle, Shell Joy, Make Someone Happy, Letter to Illinois

Musicians : Julius Tolentino, Jeremy Pelt, Steve Davis, Jeb Patton, Vicente Archer, Willie Jones III, Pete Van Nostrand

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The Thang, Anthony Wonsey, 2006, Sharp Nine CD 1035

Tracks : All The Things You Are, The Thang, Pamela, Hey Jimmy, The Paper Chase, Speak Low, Overjoyed, Billy Boy

Musicians : Anthony Wonsey, Eric Alexander, Nat Reeves, Joe Farnsworth

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In Orbit, Planet Jazz, 2006, Sharp Nine CD 1036

Tracks : Mommy, Mommy No!, Buttermouse, The Cow is Now, The Lemur is a Dreamer, Dawn on the Desert, The Squirrel is a Girl, Sonora, Dual Highway

Musicians : Joe Magnarelli, Grant Stewart, Spike Wilner, Peter Bernstein, Neal Miner, Joe Strasser

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The Lineup, One For All, 2006, Sharp Nine CD 1037

Tracks : Anatolia, Little Lucas, Sweet and Lovely, Downtown Sounds, Letter to Mary, The Lineup, Express Train, Smooth

Musicians : Jim Rotondi, Steve Davis, Eric Alexander, David Hazeltine, John Webber, Joe Farnsworth

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In the Still of the Night, Grant Stewart, 2007, Sharp Nine CD 1038

Tracks : In the Still of the Night, Theme For Ernie, Wives and Lovers, Autumn in New York, If Ever I Would Leave You, Work, Lush Life, Loads of Love

Musicians : Grant Stewart, Tardo Hammer, Peter Washington, Joe Farnsworth

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The Inspiration Suite, David Hazeltine, 2007, Sharp Nine CD 1039

Tracks : I Should Care, Don't Walk Away, The Inspiration Suite: Motivation / Reverence / Insight / Gratitude, My Ideal, Shoulders, Personage of Wes

Musicians : David Hazeltine, Eric Alexander, Joe Locke, John Webber, Joe Farnsworth, Daniel Sadownick

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Look Stop & Listen: The Music of Tadd Dameron, Tardo Hammer, 2007, Sharp Nine CD 1040

Tracks : Focus, Look Stop & Listen, Smooth as the Wind, Dial B for Beauty, The Squirrel, Hot House, Super Jet, If You Could See Me Now, Our Delight, Flossie Lou

Musicians : Tardo Hammer, John Webber, Joe Farnsworth

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Young at Heart, Grant Stewart, 2008, Sharp Nine CD 1041

Tracks : Young at Heart, You're My Thrill, Roll On, Shades of Jackie Mac, Repetition, Serenade to Sweden, Modinha, Jet Stream

Musicians : Grant Stewart, Tardo Hammer, Peter Washington, Joe Farnsworth

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Return of the Lineup, One For All, 2008, Sharp Nine CD 1042

Tracks : Jackpipe, But Not For Me, Silver and Cedar, Treatise for Reedus, Dear Ruth, Forty-Four, Road to Marostica, Blues for JW

Musicians : Jim Rotondi, Steve Davis, Eric Alexander, David Hazeltine, John Webber, Joe Farnsworth

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Mutual Admiration Society 2, David Hazeltine/Joe Locke, 2009, Sharp Nine CD 1043

Tracks : Pharoah Joy, The Peacocks, One For Reedy Ree, Twelve, What's Not To Love?, Convocation, If It's Magic, Blues for Buddy

Musicians : David Hazeltine, Joe Locke, Essiet Essiet, Billy Drummond

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Plays the Music of Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn, Grant Stewart, 2009, Sharp Nine CD 1044

Tracks : Raincheck, Tonight I Shall Sleep, Angelica, I Let a Song Go, Out of My Heart, It Don't Mean a Thing, Something to Live For, The Star Crossed Lovers, The Feeling of Jazz

Musicians : Grant Stewart, Tardo Hammer, Paul Gill, Joe Farnsworth

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Down With It, Dmitry Baevsky, 2010, Sharp Nine CD 1045

Tracks : Down With It, Mount Harissa, We See, LaRue, Shabozz, Last Night When We Were Young, Decision, Webb City, I'll String Along With You

Musicians : Dmitry Baevsky, Jeremy Pelt (tracks 4, 5, 7 & 8), Jeb Patton, David Wong, Jason Brown

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Around the Corner, Grant Stewart, 2010, Sharp Nine CD 1046

Tracks : Get Happy, The Scene is Clean, I Waited For You, That's My Girl, Blue Rose, Maybe September, Around the Corner, Something's Gotta Give

Musicians : Grant Stewart, Peter Bernstein, Peter Washington, Phil Stewart

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The Composers, Dmitry Baevsky, 2012, Sharp Nine CD 1047

Tracks : Ojos de Rojo, Gaslight, Mister Chairman, To Whom It May Concern, Self Portrait (of the Bean), Swift as the Wind, Smoke Signal,Three Wishes, Tears Inside

Musicians : Dmitry Baevsky, Peter Bernstein (tracks 2,4 & 8), David Hazeltine, John Webber, Jason Brown

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The NEW Classic Trio, David Hazeltine, 2012, Sharp Nine CD 1048

Tracks : My Heart Stood Still, I Wish I Knew, Hob Nob With Brother Bob, I'll Let You Know, Blues for Sharpie, I'll Keep Loving You, Another Divergence, Bossa for All, The Rebound, Come Rain or Come Shine

Musicians : David Hazeltine, George Mraz, Joe Farnsworth, Jose Alexis Diaz (tracks 2 & 6)

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Champian Sings and Swings, Champian Fulton, 2013, Sharp Nine CD 1049

Tracks : Tenderly, You're Getting to Be a Habit, It's Alright With Me, I'd Give a Dollar for a Dime, I Cover the Waterfront, Samba de Orfeu, It's Too Late (Baby, Too Late), Foolin' Myself, I'm Gonna Sit Right Down, The Shadow of Your Smile, Celia, Summertime

Musicians : Champian Fulton, Hide Tanaka, Fukushi Tainaka, Stephen Fulton (tracks 2, 3, 6 & 9), Eric Alexander (tracks 2, 3, 7 & 10)

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Hard Hittin' at the Bird's Eye, Jim Rotondi and the Loop, 2013, Sharp Nine CD 1050

Tracks : Summit Meeting, Higher Calling, Amsterdam After Dark, Cry Me a River, Blue Moon, The Loop

Musicians : Jim Rotondi, Eric Alexander, Renato Chicco, Bernd Reiter

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My Groove, Your Move, Gilad Edelman, 2013, Sharp Nine CD 1051

Tracks : I Love You, On The Street Where You Live, Foi a Saudade, Eye of Irene, Sweet Honey Bee, For All We Know/We Kiss In A Shadow, My Groove, Your Move, The Way You Look Tonight, The Lineup

Musicians : Gilad Edelman, Joe Magnarelli, David Hazeltine, John Webber, Jason Brown

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I Remember Cedar, David Hazeltine, 2014, Sharp Nine CD 1052

Tracks : Simple Pleasure, Martha's Prize, Clockwise, Dear Ruth, Turquoise Twice, Holy Land, Cedar's Blues, Fiesta Espa˝ol, Hindsight, Over The Rainbow

Musicians : David Hazeltine, David Williams, Joe Farnsworth

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Last updated April 2016