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Larry Willis discography

This is a discography of Larry Willis albums and albums by other musicians that feature Larry Willis.

Various artist compilations which include previously unreleased tracks with Larry Willis are listed other various artist compilations are not included.


Larry Willis: leader or co-leader discography

A New Kind Of Soul, Larry Willis, 1970, Brunswick

Tracks : Lickin' Stick, Someday Soon, Funky Judge, Mayibuye, Consola Coa, Walking Backward Down The Road, Holiday In Barbados, Hard To Handle

Musicians : Larry Willis, Jimmy Owens, Joe Newman, Marv Stamm, Al Gafa, Victor Sproles, Al Foster

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Inner Crisis, Larry Willis, 1973, Groove Merchant GM 514

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My Funny Valentine, Larry Willis, 1988, Evidence / Other label?

Tracks : For Openers, It Could Happen To You, Blues For Wynton Kelly, Who's Kidding Who?, Rhythm-A-Ning, Blood Count, My Shining Hour, Lazy Afternoon, Ethiopia, My Funny Valentine

Musicians : Larry Willis, George Mraz, Al Foster, Kenny Garrett

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Just In Time, Larry Willis Trio, 1989, Steeplechase SCS 1251 / SCCD 31251

Tracks : Just In Time, Soul Search, T's Bag Blues, For All We Know, Solar, Te Quiero Mi Hermano, The Island, One Finger Snap

Musicians : Larry Willis, Bob Cranshaw, Kenny Washington

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Heavy Blue, Larry Willis, 1990, Steeplechase SCCD 31269

Tracks : To Wisdom, The Prize, Winther Blue, Earthlings, When I Fall In Love, Nightfall, Heavy Blue, Ballad For Frederick, Habiba

Musicians : Larry Willis, Joe Ford, Don Pate, Jeff "Tain" Watts

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Let's Play, Larry Willis Trio, 1991, Steeplechase SCCD 31283

Tracks : I Hear A Rhapsody, Who Can I Turn To?, Let's Play, No Blues, Anne, The Children Of Harlem, Bess You Is My Woman Now, Nardis

Musicians : Larry Willis, Santi Debriano, Victor Lewis

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How Do You Keep The Music Playing?, Larry Willis, 1992, Steeplechase SCCD 31312

Tracks : Gloria's Step, How Do You Keep the Music Playing?, All of You, Northwest, Slick Rick, Missing You, Ezekial Saw the Wheel, Dance Cadawerous, Alone Together

Musicians : Larry Willis, David Williams, Lewis Nash

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Steal Away, Larry Willis, 1992, Audioquest

Tracks : Valdosta Blues, Steal Away, Fallen Hero, "D" Bass-ic Blues, Ethiopia, The Meaning Of The Blues

Musicians : Larry Willis, Gary Bartz, Cecil McBee

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Solo Spirit, Larry Willis, 1993, Mapleshade

Tracks : Take My Hand, Precious Lord, Motherless Child, This Little Light of Mine, Come Sunday, Sweet Hour of Prayer, What a Friend We Have in Jesus, Let Us Break Bread Together, The Lord's Prayer, May the Good Lord Bless You and Keep

Musicians : Larry Willis

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Unforgettable: Piano Solos, Larry Willis, 1993, Steeplechase SCCD 31318

Tracks : Somewhere Along The Way, Autumn Leaves, Never Let Me Go, Blue Gardenia, Smile, Nature Boy, Answer Me, Unforgettable, For All We Know

Musicians : Larry Willis

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A Tribute To Someone, Larry Willis Sextet, 1994, Audioquest

Tracks : King Cobra, Wayman's Way, Sensei, A Tribute To Someone, Maiden Voyage, For Jean, Teasdale Place

Musicians : Larry Willis, Tom Williams, Curtis Fuller, John Stubblefield, Dave Williams, Ben Riley

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Serenade, Larry Willis, 1995, Sound Hills

Tracks : Summer Serenade, Esteban's Theme, Shadows, Somewhere Along The Way, So Near So Far, I'm Gonna Laugh You Right Out Of My Life, Blues For Todd

Musicians : Larry Willis, Ray Drummond, Victor Lewis

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If Trees Could Talk, Larry Willis & Hamiet Bluiett, 1999, Mapleshade

Tracks : The African, Straight Ahead-A Day On The Plantation, Uncle Adolf, Uncle Aaron, Ask Me Now, Whenever We Could, Ballad For E.K., Cherry Pink, Apple Blossom White, Ballad For Frederick, If Trees Could Talk, Bro' Blue, Some Other (Schizophrenic) Blues, Nightfall, Aunt Hallie, Runaway

Musicians : Larry Willis, Hamiet Bluiett

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Sunshower, Larry Willis, 2001, Mapleshade

Tracks : Summer Serenade, Soul Eyes, Sunshower, Little Melanie, Horizon, Poor Eric, Wah-no nahmé

Musicians : Larry Willis, Kash Killion, Paul Murphy, Steve Novosel, Steve Berrios

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Sanctuary, Larry Willis, 2003, Mapleshade

Tracks : The Maji, Sanctuary, Good Friday, Brother Ed, A Balm In Gilead, Thank You, Lord, Where You There?, Fallen Hero

Musicians : Larry Willis, Joe Ford, Ray Codrington, Steve Novosel, Steve Berrios

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The Powers Of Two, Larry Willis & Paul Murphy, 2004, Mapleshade

Tracks : Awakening, Mood Swing, Aftershock, Space Dreams, Interlock East, Dance of the Equinox, Hi-Jack, And He Never Said a Mumblin' Word (Truth Be Told)

Musicians : Larry Willis, Paul Murphy

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The Powers Of Two, Volume 2, Larry Willis & Paul Murphy, 2006, Mapleshade

Tracks : Freefall, Murky Water, Condor's Flight, Blitzkrieg, Sweet Solitude, Roadmap To Everywhere, Gremlins, Autumn Hue, Jere's Theme

Musicians : Larry Willis, Paul Murphy

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The Big Push, Larry Willis Trio, 2006, HighNote

Tracks : The Surrey With The Fringe On Top, Today's Nights, The Day You Said Goodbye, Just Wait And See, Annika's Lullaby, I Have A Dream, Everything I Have Is Yours, The Big Push, Poppa Nat

Musicians : Larry Willis, Buster Williams, Al Foster

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Blue Fable, Larry Willis, 2007, HighNote

Tracks : Rhythm-A-Ning, Insidious Behavior, Nardis, Blue Fable, Never Let Me Go, Landscape, Who's Kidding Who, Prayer For New Orleans

Musicians : Larry Willis, Billy Drummond, Eddie Gomez, Joe Ford, Steve Davis

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Foundations, Paul Murphy & Larry Willis, 2007, Murphy Records

Tracks : A Prayer for All Ages, Night Fall, Eclipse, A Tender Heart, Slippery Slope, My Man's Gone Now, Excusions, Ostinato, Long Road Home, Dance of the Sun Sisters, Sonny's Quantum Leap, Four Stations

Musicians : Larry Willis, Paul Murphy

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Alter Ego, Larry Willis & Tony Pancella, 2007, Mapleshade

Tracks : Alter Ego, Annika's Lullabye, To Wisdom, The Prize, Just Wait and See, Don't Blame Me, Single Petal of a Rose, Alone Together, Blue in Green

Musicians : Larry Willis, Tony Pancella

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The Offering, Larry Willis Trio, 2008, HighNote

Tracks : The Offering, TD's Tune, Alter Ego, Ethiopia, The Rock, Three-Four Movement, Theme From Star Trek, Melancholia

Musicians : Larry Willis, Eric Alexander, Billy Drummond, Eddie Gomez

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Expose, Larry Willis & Paul Murphy, 2008, CD Baby

Tracks : Titanium, Exposé, Liquid Dance, Swing Check, Labryinth, Introspectus, Night Shapes, West Lens, Deeply Embraced, Soft Pursuit, Exit 25

Musicians : Larry Willis, Paul Murphy

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Foundations, Paul Murphy & Larry Willis, 2009

Tracks : Foundations, Epigraph, Khafre, Preter, Morel, Mr. L B, Paean, Dance Pointe, East Turn Alt, Composite Drive, June Jump, Equinox

Musicians : Larry Willis, Paul Murphy

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Four Hands, One Heart, Mike DiRubbo & Larry Willis, 2011, Ksanti

Tracks : Introspection, Pristine, The Maji, 'Round Midnight, Star Eyes, Peace, Milestones, Alone Together

Musicians : Mike DiRubbo, Larry Willis

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This Time the Dream's On Me, Larry Willis, 2012, HighNote

Tracks : This Time the Dream's On Me, Sanctuary, True Love, Lazy Afternoon, A Single Petal of a Rose, Blues for Marco, It Could Happen to You, Lotus Blossom, Silly Blues, My Ship

Musicians : Larry Willis

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Larry Willis: sideman

Right Now!, Jackie McLean, 1965, Blue Note 4215

Tracks : Eco, Poor Eric, Christel's Time, Right Now

Musicians : Jackie McLean, Larry Willis, Bob Cranshaw, Clifford Jarvis

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The Americanization of Ooga Booga, Hugh Masekela, 1965, MGM

Tracks : Bajabula Bonke (Healing Song), Dzinorabiro (The Good Old Days), Unhlanhla (Lucky Boy), Cantelope Island, U-Dwi (Song For My Mother), Masquenada, Abangoma (Song Of Praise), Myxolydia

Musicians : Hugh Masekela, Larry Willis, Harold Dotson, Henry Jenkins

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Grrr, Hugh Masekela, 1966, MGM

Tracks : U, Dwi, Zulu And The Mexican, Emavungweni, Ntjilo-Ntjilo, Sharpville, Umaningi Bona, Sipho, Kwa-Blaney, Mra, Phatsha-Phatsha

Musicians probably include: Hugh Masekela, Jonas Gwangwa, Morris Goldberg, Howard St. John, Larry Willis, Eric Gale

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The Lasting Impression Of ..., Hugh Masekela, 1968, MGM

Tracks : Con Mucho Carino, Where Are You Going?, Morolo, Bo Masekela, Unohilo, Child Of The Earth

Musicians : Hugh Masekela, Larry Willis, Harold Dotson, Henry Jenkins

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American Pie, Groove Holmes, 1972, Groove Merchant GM 505

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Home Is Where The Music Is, Hugh Masekela, 1972, Blue Thumb

Tracks : Part Of A Whole, Minawa, The Big Apple, Unhome, Maseru, Inner Crisis, Blues For Huey, Nomali, Maesha, Ingoo Pow-Pow (Children's Song)

Musicians : Hugh Masekela, Dudu Pukwana, Larry Willis, Eddie Gomez, Makhaya Ntshoko

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New Blood, Blood, Sweat & Tears, 1972, Columbia

Tracks : Down in the Flood, Touch Me, Alone, Velvet, I Can't Move No Mountains, Over the Hill, So Long Dixie, Snow Queen, Maiden Voyage

Musicians : Jerry Fisher, Lew Soloff, Chuck Winfield, Dave Bargeron, Lou Marini, Bobby Doyle, Larry Willis, Steve Katz, Georg Wadenius, Jim Fielder, Bobby Colomby

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Multiple, Joe Henderson, 1973, Milestone 9050

Tracks : Tress-Cun-Deo-La, Bwaata, Song for Sinners, Turned Around, Me, Among Others

Musicians : Joe Henderson, Larry Willis, James Ulmer, John Thomas, Dave Holland, Jack DeJohnette, Arthur Jenkins

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Lean On Him, Buddy Terry, 1973, Mainstream MRL 391

Tracks : Lean On Me (Lean On Him), Holy Holy Holy, Climbing Higher Mountains, Amazing Grace, Inner Peace, Precious Lord, Take My Hand, Love Offering

Musicians : Buddy Terry, Eddie Henderson, Larry Willis, Ernie Hayes, Jay Berliner, Wilbur Bascomb, Bernard Purdie, Lawrence Killian, Alphonse Mouzon, Dee Dee Bridgewater

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Gypsy Man, Robin Kenyatta, 1973, Atlantic 1633

Tracks : Last Tango In Paris, Another Freight Train, Werewolf, Reflective Silence, Seems So Long, Gypsy Man, Melodie Chinoise, I've Got Dreams To Remember

Musicians : Robin Kenyatta, Al Deville, George Patterson, Jack Philpot, Seldon Powell, Larry Willis, George Butcher, Pat Rebillot, David Spinozza, Jimmy Wood, Keith Loving, Skip Pitts, Stan Clarke, Billy Cobham, Charles Collins, Ray Lucas, Rick Marotta, Ralph MacDonald, Don Belamy, Lalome Washburn

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The Essence Of Mystery, Alphonse Mouzon, 1973, Blue Note BN-LA 059-G

Tracks : The Essence Of Mystery, Funky Finger, Crying Angels, Why Can't We Make It, Macrobian, Spring Water, Sunflower, Thank You Lord, Antonia

Musicians : Alphonse Mouzon, Buddy Terry, Sonny Fortune, Larry Willis, Buster Williams, Wilbur Bascomb Jr.

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No Sweat, Blood, Sweat & Tears, 1973, Columbia

Tracks : Roller Coaster, Save Our Ship, Django (An Excerpt), Rosemary, Song for John, Almost Sorry, Back Up Against the Wall, Hip Pickles, My Old Lady, Empty Pages, Mary Miles, Inner Crisis

Musicians : Jerry Fisher, Lew Soloff, Tom Malone, Dave Bargeron, Lou Marini, Larry Willis, Georg Wadenius, Jim Fielder, Bobby Colomby, Paul Buckmaster, David Hentschel, Steve Katz, Chuck Winfield, Jimmy Maelen, Frank Ricotti, Joshie Armstead, Valerie Simpson, Maretha Stewart

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Stompin' At The Savoy, Robin Kenyatta, 1974, Atlantic 1656

Tracks : Stompin' At The Savoy, Smooth Sailing, The Need To Smile, Two Bass Blues, Neither One Of Us, Mellow In The Park, Jessica, River Boat

Musicians : Robin Kenyatta, Lew Soloff, Jimmy Knepper, Billy Harper, Dr. John, Dwight Brewster, Larry Willis, Winston Wright, Gladstone Anderson, Neville Hinds, Sonelius Smith, David Spinozza, Huks Brown, Rad Bryan, Lewis Worrell, Ron Carter, Walter Booker, Chuck Rainey, Jackie Jackson, Al Mouzon, Bernard Purdie, Winston Grennan, Gilmore Digap, Carl Hall, Robin Clark, Tasha Thomas

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Mirror Image, Blood, Sweat & Tears, 1974, Columbia

Tracks : Tell Me That I'm Wrong, Look Up to the Sky, Love Looks Good on You (You're Candy Sweet), Hold on to Me, Thinking of You, Are You Satisfied, Movement I-Maglomania, Movement II-Mirror Image, Movement III-South Mountain Shuffle, Movement IV-Rock Reprise, She's Coming Home

Musicians : Jerry Fisher, Tony Klatka, Dave Bargeron, Jerry Lacroix, Bill Tillman, Ron McClure, Larry Willis, Robert Mason, George Wadenius, Bobby Colomby, Ralph MacDonald, Dom Um Romão, Warren Smith

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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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New City, Blood, Sweat & Tears, 1975, Columbia

Tracks : Ride Captain Ride, Life, No Show, I Was a Witness to a War, One Room Country Shack, Applause, Yesterday's Music, Naked Man, Got to Get You into My Life, Takin' It Home

Musicians : David Clayton-Thomas, Joe Giorgianni, Tony Klatka, Dave Bargeron, Bill Tillman, Larry Willis, George Wadenius, Ron McClure, Bobby Colomby, Mike Corbett

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Beggars And Stealers, Robin Kenyatta, 1976, Muse 5095

Tracks : Nairobi Hot, Dream Bug, Beggars And Stealers, Ruby My Dear

Musicians : Robin Kenyatta, Larry Willis, Muhal Richard Abrams, Walter Booker, Alphonse Mouzon

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In Concert, Blood, Sweat & Tears, 1976, Columbia

Tracks : Spinning Wheel, I Love You More Than You'll Ever Know, Lucretia Mac Evil, And When I Die, One Room Country Shack, And When I Die (Reprise), (I Can Recall) Spain Hi-De-Ho, Unit Seven, Life, Mean Ole World, Ride Captain Ride, You've Made Me So Very Happy

Musicians : David Clayton-Thomas, Anthony Klatka, Joe Giorgianni, Dave Bargeron, Bill Tillman, Larry Willis, Steve Kahn, George Wadenius, Mike Stern, Ron McClure, Bobby Colomby, Don Alias

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More Than Ever, Blood, Sweat & Tears, 1976, Columbia

Tracks : They I Love You More Than Ever, Katy Bell, Sweet Sadie The Savior, Hollywood, You're The One, Heavy Blue, Saved By the Grace Of Your Love

Musicians : David Clayton-Thomas, Tony Klatka Forest Buchtell, Dave Bargeron, Bill Tillman, Larry Willis, Mike Stern, Danny Trifan, Bobby Colomby, Don Alias / Jon Faddis, Marvin Stamm, Dave Taylor, Arnie Lawrence, Sid Weinberg, Bob James, Richard Tee, Steve Khan, Eric Gale, Hugh McCracken, Eric Weissberg, Gary King, Dave Freidman

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Ring Toss, Ryo Kawasaki, 1977, Chiaroscuro

Tracks : Tane's Dream Part I, Suite In D, Sombrero, In A Sentimental Mood, Frostbite, Tane's Dream Part II / Tane's Dream Part III, Sarabande (From Suite In E Minor), Bones

Musicians : Ryo Kawasaki, Billy Noftsinger, Otto A. Gomez, Charles Stephens, Wilfredo Velez, Sam Morrison, Steve Gorn, Larry Willis, Martha Siegal, Alex Blake, Buddy Williams, Abdullah Muhammad Abdullah, Armen Halburian, Badal Roy, Rhada Shottam

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Brand New Day, Blood, Sweat & Tears, 1977, ABC

Tracks : Somebody I Trusted (Put Out the Light), Dreaming As One, Same Old Blues, Lady Put Out The Light, Womanizer, Blue Street, Gimme That Wine, Rock & Roll Queen (A Tribute To Janis Joplin), Don't Explain

Musicians : David Clayton-Thomas, Tony Klatka, Forest Buchtell, Dave Bargeron, Bill Tillman, Larry Willis, Mike Stern, Danny Trifan, Roy McCurdy / Chaka Khan, Tommy Morgan, Pete Jolly, Bobby Colomby, Willie Smith, plus strings and backing vocals

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Infinity Is, Sonny Fortune, 1978, Atlantic

Tracks : Turning It Over, A Ballad For The Times, This Is Of Infinity, Perihelion, The Blues Are Green, Samba Touch, Make Up

Musicians : Sonny Fortune, Tom Browne, Larry Willis, Allan Zavod, Ray Gomez, Anthony Jackson, Steve Jordan, Sammy Figueroa, Rafael Cruz

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Main Event: Live, Herb Alpert & Hugh Masekela, 1978, A&M

Tracks : Foreign Natives, People Make The World Go 'Round, Besame Mucho, I'm Comin' Home, She-Been, Kalahari Nights, Shame The Devil, Mama Way

Musicians : Herb Alpert, Hugh Masekela, Mosa Jonas Gwangwa, Larry Willis, Arthur Adams, Jeff Sigman, David Williams, Buddy Williams, Manolo Badrena

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With Sound Reason, Sonny Fortune, 1979, Atlantic

Tracks : Igbob's Shuffle, Boy From Witbank, Francisco, Come In Out Of The Rain, Georgiana, Loneliness Returns, Afortunado

Musicians : Sonny Fortune, Larry Willis, Ray Gomez, Mark Egan, Willie Weeks, Steve Jordan, Sammy Figueroa, Manolo Bachena, Raphael Cruz

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For Sure!, Woody Shaw, 1980, Columbia

Tracks : We'll Be Together Again, OPEC, Time Is Right, Ginseng People, Why?, Josua C., Isabel the Liberator

Musicians : Woody Shaw, Curtis Fuller, Steve Turre, James Spaulding, Gary Bartz, Carter Jefferson, Larry Willis, Stafford James, Victor Lewis, Nana Vasconcelos, Judi Singh, Gayle Dixon, Winterton Garvey, Maxine Roach, Veronica Salas, Akua Dixon, Richard Locker

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Infinity, Lee Morgan, 1981, Blue Note LT 1091

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On The Move, Nat Adderley, 1982, Theresa 117

Tracks : Malandro, The Boy With The Sad Eyes, To Wisdom The Prize, Naturally, The Scene

Musicians : Nat Adderley, Sonny Fortune, Larry Willis, Walter Booker, Jimmy Cobb

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Distant Lover(s), Fred Lipsius, 1982, ITI

Tracks : You Sparkle, Dreaming Of Our Love, Blue Funk, Somethin' For R.J., A Look To My Heart, Distant Lover(s)

Musicians : Fred Lipsius, Larry Willis, George Mraz, Al Foster

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Lieb: Close Up, David Liebman, 1983, Contempo Vibrato

Tracks : Close-Up, I'm A Fool To Want You, To Wisdom, The Prize, Just One Of Those Things, Small One, Double Crutching Blues

Musicians : David Liebman, Steve Satten, Larry Willis, Walter Booker, Jimmy Cobb

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Nimbus, James Marentic, 1983, Discovery Records

Tracks : Baile de Las Cucharaches, Aphrodesia, Lick's For Chicks Kicks, Nimbus, Mr. Silver, I Presume?, The Bronx Waltz

Musicians : James Marentic, Tom Harrell, Slide Hampton, Larry Willis, Anthony Cox, Victor Lewis

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Still Hard Times, David Newman, 1984, Muse 5283

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Night-Glo, Carla Bley, 1985, WATT 16

Tracks : Pretend You're In Love, Night-Glo, Rut, Crazy With You, Wildlife (Horns / Paw Without Claws / Sex With Birds)

Musicians : Carla Bley, Steve Swallow, Randy Brecker, Tom Malone, David Taylor, John Clark, Paul McCandless, Larry Willis, Hiram Bullock, Victor Lewis, Manolo Badrena

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Royal Garden Blues, Branford Marsalis, 1986, Columbia

Tracks : Swingin' At The Haven, Dienda, Strike Up The Band, Emanon, Royal Garden Blues, Shadows, The Wrath Of Tain

Musicians : Branford Marsalis, Ellis Marsalis, Herbie Hancock, Kenny Kirkland, Larry Willis, Charnett Moffett, Ira Coleman, Ron Carter, Al Foster, Jeff "Tain" Watts, Marvin "Smitty" Smith, Ralph Peterson

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Blue Autumn, Nat Adderley, 1986, Theresa 122

Tracks : For Duke and Cannon, The Fifth Labor of Hercules, Book's Bossa, Blue Autumn, Tallahassee Kid

Musicians : Nat Adderley, Sonny Fortune, Larry Willis, Walter Booker, Jimmy Cobb

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Clairvoyant, Leni Stern, 1986, Passport Jazz

Tracks : Back Out, Peter Pan, Someday My Prince Will Come, Flamingos, Promise, Ballad For Billy, Stella By Starlight, Clairevoyant

Musicians : Leni Stern, Bob Berg, Larry Willis, Bill Frisell, Harvie Swartz, Paul Motian

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Just Because, Thomas James, 1986, Glorma

Tracks : Taurus People, Luminous, Arco Iris, 415 Central Park West, The King And James, Book's Bossa, Good Morning Heartache, All Of Me, Yemenja

Musicians : James Benton, Thomas Crosby, Steve Grossman, Elise Wood, Bertha Hope, Gene Adler, John Hicks, Larry Willis, Ronnie Mathews, Chris Harris

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Sextet, Carla Bley, 1987, WATT 17

Tracks : More Brahms, Houses And People, The Girl Who Cried Champagne, Brooklyn Bridge, Lawns, Healing Power

Musicians : Carla Bley, Steve Swallow, Hiram Bullock, Larry Willis, Victor Lewis, Don Alias

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Peer Pleasure, Jimmy Heath, 1987, Landmark 1514

Tracks : Trane Connections, Song For Ben Webster, You Can See, Ellington's Stray Horn, Forever Sonny, I Waited For You

Musicians : Jimmy Heath, Tom Williams, Tony Purrone, Larry Willis, Stafford James, Akira Tana

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Life Flight, Freddie Hubbard, 1987, Blue Note

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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Tales of Ellington, Chico Freeman, 1987, Black Hawk

Tracks : Lightning Bugs & Frogs, In A Sentimental Mood, In The Begining God, To Wisdom The Prize, Un Roi Noir (A Black King), Medley: Sonnet/Sophisticated Lady, Dark Blue, Come Sunday

Musicians : Chico Freeman, Johnny Coles (on Dark Blue), John Purcell, Mark Thompson, George Cables, Larry Willis, Cecil mcBee, Herbie Lewis, Elvin Jones, Eddie Moore, Freddie Watts

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The Next Day, Leni Stern, 1987, Passport Jazz

Tracks : Randee Sue, Balance, Blue Monk, The Next Day, Ginger, Fortunate Fall, Monica, Motian

Musicians : Leni Stern, Bob Berg, Larry Willis, Harvie Swartz, Paul Motian

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Arcane, Cindy Blackman, 1987, Muse 5341

Tracks : Arcane, Late Autumn, Dual Force, Incindyary, TeeterTotter, Mirrored Glances, Deceptacon

Musicians : Cindy Blackman, Wallace Roney, Kenny Garrett, Joe Henderson, Buster Williams, Larry Willis, Clarence Seay

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Carla, Steve Swallow, 1988, XtraWATT 2

Tracks : Deep Trouble, Crab Alley, Fred And Ethel, Read My Lips, Afterglow, Hold It Against Me, Count The Ways, Last Night

Musicians : Steve Swallow, Carla Bley, Larry Willis, Hiram Bullock, Ida Kavafian, Fred Sherry, Ikwhan Bae, Victor Lewis, Don Alias

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Carmen Sings Monk, Carmen McRae, 1988, Novus

Tracks : Get It Straight, Dear Ruby (Ruby, My Dear), It's Over Now, Monkery's the Blues, You Know Who, Little Butterfly, Listen to Monk, How I Wish, Man, That Was a Dream, 'Round Midnight, Still We Dream, Suddenly, Looking Back, Suddenly, Get It Straight

Musicians : Carmen McRae, Clifford Jordan, Charlie Rouse, Larry Willis, Eric Gunnison, George Mraz, Al Foster

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Trip To Moscow, Valery Ponomarev, 1988, Reservoir Records

Tracks : Same Place, Same Time, Gettin' To Bolshoi, Gorky Park, Trip To Moscow, For You Only, The Best Thing For You, Tell Me When/Skazshi Kagda

Musicians : Valery Ponomarev, Ralph Moore, Larry Willis, Dennis Irwin, Victor Jones

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Mosaic, Jeff Hittman / Yoshitaka Uematsu, 1988, Soul Note

Tracks : The Opener, New York Bossa, Cedar's Blues I, Code E, On Luck, Cedar's Blues II

Musicians : Jeff Hittman, Yoshitaka Uematsu, Larry Willis, Valerie Ponomarev, Dennis Irwin

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Obatalà, Jerry Gonzalez & the Fort Apache Band, 1989, Enja

Tracks : Intro, Nefertiti, Obatalà, Siempre Junto A Ti, Evidence, Eighty-One

Musicians : Jerry Gonzalez, Angel "Papo" Vasquez, John Stubblefield, Larry Willis, Edgardo Miranda, Andy Gonzalez, Milton Cardona, Hector "Flaco" Hernandez, Steve Berrios, Nicky Merrero

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Rumba Para Monk, Jerry Gonzalez, 1989, Sunnyside

Tracks : Monk's Mood, Bya-Ya, Nutty, Little Rootie Tootie, Misterioso, Ugly Beauty, Reflections, Jackie-ing

Musicians : Jerry Gonzalez, Carter Jefferson, Larry Willis, Andy Gonzalez, Steve Berrios

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Breakout, Papo Vazquez, 1990, Timeless SJP 311

Tracks : Breakout, Chango y Yemeya, I Thought About You, Bomba Voulez, Girl Talk, To My Friends, Fiesta Cika

Musicians : Papo Vazquez, Mario Rivera, Larry Willis, Bill O'Connell, Edgardo Miranda, Andy Gonzalez, Lincoln Goines, Steve Berrios, Milton Cardona, Carlos "Patato" Valdez

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Love Light, Sathima Bea Benjamin, 1990, Enja

Tracks : Winnie Mandela Beloved Heroine, Das Land des Lachelns, Act II: You Are My Heart's Delight, Music, African Songbird, Gift of Love, I'll See You Again, Cover Girl: Long Ago and Far Away, You Don't Know What Love Is

Musicians : Sathima Bea Benjamin, Larry Willis, Buster Williams, Billy Higgins, Ricky Ford

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Flight Of Mind, Eddie Henderson Quartet, 1991, Steeplechase SCCD 31284

Tracks : Flight of Mind Goodbye, Eduard, Un Bel Di Vedremo, Lament for Booker, Torre-Adore, Portrait of Jenny, L&M

Musicians : Eddie Henderson, Larry Willis, Ed Howard, Victor Lewis

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Nightfall, Louis Hayes, 1991, Steeplechase SCCD 31285

Tracks : Route 88 East, Sun Showers, Nightfall, Marie Antoinette, There's Something About You I Don't Know, André, I Waited for You, The Spoiler

Musicians : Louis Hayes, Eddie Allen, Gerald Hayes, Larry Willis, Clint Houston

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Earth Dance, Jerry Gonzalez And The Fort Apache Band, 1991, Sunnyside

Tracks : Nightfall, Fe Fi Fo Fum, Let's Call This, When I Fall In Love, "81", Earthdance, Los Roncos

Musicians : Jerry Gonzalez, Carter Jefferson, Joe Ford, Larry Willis, Andy Gonzalez, Steve Berrios

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Live And Improvised, Blood, Sweat & Tears, 1991, Columbia

Tracks : Spinning Wheel, I Love You More Than You'll Ever Know, Lucretia Mac Evil, And When I Die, One Room Country Shack, And When I Die (Reprise), (I Can Recall) Spain Hi-De-Ho, Unit Seven, Life, Mean Ole World, Ride Captain Ride, You've Made Me So Very Happy

Musicians : David Clayton-Thomas, Anthony Klatka, Joe Giorgianni, Dave Bargeron, Bill Tillman, Larry Willis, Steve Kahn, George Wadenius, Mike Stern, Ron McClure, Bobby Colomby, Don Alias

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A Minute With Miles, Eddie Gale Quintet featuring Larry Willis, 1992, Mapleshade

Tracks : African Sunshine, Holiday, Cousin Jenny, Yellow Ferrari, A Minute With Miles, Life Force, Because Of You, Warm, Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen, When The Saints Go Marchin' In

Musicians : Eddie Gale, Larry Willis, Ismael Navarrete, Ben Allison, Paul Murphy

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Moliendo Café, Jerry Gonzalez & the Fort Apache Band, 1993, Sunnyside

Tracks : Obsesion, Verdad Amarga, Interior Motive, Summertime, Los Pingaleros, Stardust, El Toro, Moliendo Café, Corcovado, To Wisdom The Prize

Musicians : Jerry Gonzalez, Joe Ford, Carter Jefferson, Larry Willis, Andy Gonzalez, Steve Berrios

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Crossroads, Jerry Gonzalez And The Fort Apache Band, 1994, Milestone 9225

Tracks : Malandro, Rumba Columbia I, The Vonce, Thelingus, Guaguanco I, Ezekiel Saw The Wheel, Rumba Columbia II, Viva Cepeda, Lament, Guaguanco II, Fort Apache, Elegua

Musicians : Jerry Gonzalez, John Stubblefield, Joe Ford, Larry Willis, Andy Gonzalez, Steve Berrios

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Episode One Children of Harlem, Gary Bartz, 1994, Challenge

Tracks : Amos n' Andy Theme One & Spoken Intro, Tap Dancer, If This Isn't Love, Tico Tico, Ezekial Saw The Wheel, Children Of Harlem, Crazy She Calls Me, Heavy Blue, Ruby Begonia & Amos n' Andy Theme Two

Musicians : Gary Bartz, Larry Willis, Buster Williams, Ben Riley

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When It's Time, Attila Zoller, 1994, Enja

Tracks : Joy for Joy, Lu and Shu, After the Morning, Music in the Air: The Song Is You, When It's Time, Homage to O.P., Meant to Be, Voyage

Musicians : Attila Zoller, Lee Konitz, Larry Willis, Santi Debriano, Yoron Israel

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Afterglow, Kendra Shank with the Larry Willis Quartet, 1994, Mapleshade

Tracks : Almost Blue Photograph, Tes Yeux Bemol, Paris Bossa, There's Never Been A Day, Devil May Care, I Have The Feeling I've Been Here Before, Left Alone

Musicians : Kendra Shank, Larry Willis, Gary Bartz, Steve Novosel, Steve Berrios, Paul Murphy

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Live On Planet Earth, Nat Adderley Quintet / Cannonball Adderley Group, 1995, Westwind / Evidence

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Young Warrior, Old Warrior, Hamiet Bluiett Sextet, 1995, Mapleshade

Tracks : Blue 'N Boogie, Precious Moments For Right Now, Sir Phyllis Blues, Thinking About It, Jimmy And Me, Bari-Ed Treasure, Head Start, Blues In F And G

Musicians : Hamiet Bluiett, Jack Walrath, Mark Shim, Larry Willis, Keter Betts, Jimmy Cobb

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Struttin', Ron Holloway, 1995, Milestone 9238

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Pensativo, Jerry Gonzalez And The Fort Apache Band, 1995, Milestone 9242

Tracks : Give It Some Thought, Dance Cadaverous, Midnight Train, Gonzilla, So Near, So Far, A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing, Jungle Plum, Heidi Ho, Ruby, My Dear

Musicians : Jerry Gonzalez, John Stubblefield, Joe Ford, Larry Willis, Andy Gonzalez, Steve Berrios

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Jazz, George Mraz, 1995, Milestone 9248

Tracks : Moonlight In Vermont, Cinema Paradiso (Love Theme), Infant Eyes, Happy Saint, Foolish Door, Your Story, Spring Is Here, Pepper, Time Remembered, The Peacocks, Cinema Paradiso (Reprise)

Musicians : George Mraz, Rich Perry, Richie Beirach, Billy Hart, Larry Willis (on one track)

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Big Sweet N' Blue, Norris Turney, 1995, Mapleshade

Tracks : Blues For Edward, Here's That Rainy Day, Blues In B, Checkered Hat, I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Streets Of Dreams, In A Mellow Tone, Blood Count, I've Never Been In Love Before, Come Sunday

Musicians : Norris Turney, Larry Willis, Walter Booker, Jimmy Cobb

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Barge Burns...Slide Flies, Dave Bargeron Quartet with Larry Willis, 1995, Mapleshade

Tracks : Gussie Blues, Holly's Song, B.R.A.V.O., Evanrude, Children of Harlem, Mexicali Pose, There No Greater Love, Blue Autumn

Musicians : Dave Bargeron, Larry Willis, Steve Novosel, Kenwood Dennard

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First World, Steve Berrios & Son Bacheche, 1995, Milestone 9234

Tracks : Mafranbingo, La Buena Noche Mi Ngo, Once I Loved, El Nio Rey, Talkin' To Myself, Iremowire, Uranus, Brushin' It, Once In A While, Alamofije, Deja Voodoo, Dale, Lonely Woman/Acolona, Wild Is The Wind, Son Bachenche

Musicians : Steve Berrios, Son Bachéche, Eddie Henderson, Angel Papo Vasquez, Joe Ford, Peter Brainin, Grover Washington, Jr., Larry Willis, Edgardo Miranda, John Benítez, George Mraz, Eddie Bobe, Julio Collazo, Elisabeth Monder, Papo Vasquez, Freddy Cole

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Family, Roy Hargrove, 1995, Verve

Tracks : Velera, Roy Allan, Brian's Bounce, The Nearness Of You, Lament For Love, Another Level, A Dream Of You, Pas De Trois, Polka Dots And Moonbeams, The Challenge, Ethiopia, Nostalgia, Thirteenth Floor, Firm Roots, The Trial

Musicians : Roy Hargrove, Ron Blake, Stephen Scott, Rodney Whitaker, Gregory Hutchinson, Wynton Marsalis, Jesse Davis, David "Fathead" Newman, John Hicks, Ronnie Mathews, Larry Willis, Walter Booker, Christian McBride, Jimmy Cobb, Lewis Nash, Karriem Riggins

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Passion Dance, Harvey Thomas Young, 1995, Wildchild

Tracks : Whisperin' Sweet Nothins Champions Of Desire, Highways Of Gold Grandpa Johnnie, Games Of The Ancients, Dreams And Distant Shores, People Keep Fallin' In Love, The Emerald Islands, Let It Flow, Bad Feelings, The Table Is Gone, Start Again

Musicians : Harvey Thomas Young, Junior Brown, Larry Willis, Lou Marini, Paul Bollenback, Steve Novosel, Rick Schmidt, Paul Murphy, Angela Gray, Delmarie Hines

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Passion Dance, Roseanna Vitro, 1995, Telarc

Tracks : Out Of This World, Long As You're Livin', Returned To Me (The Bird), Freedom Jazz Dance, For Heaven's Sake, Whisper Not, Simone, Blue Monk, Passion Dance, More Than You Know, Strollin' (Nostalgia in Times Square)

Musicians : Roseanna Vitro, Tim Hagans, John Fedchock, Gary Bartz, Tim Ries, Kenny Werner, Larry Willis, Kevin Mahogany, Steve Nelson, Vic Juris, Romero Lubambo, Richie Goods, Ratzo Harris, Christian McBride, Jamey Haddad, Elvin Jones, Clarence Penn

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I Want a Smile for Christmas, Freddy Cole, 1995, Fantasy

Tracks : I Want A Smile For Christmas, Jingle Bells, White Christmas, Blue Christmas, A Cradle In Bethlehem, Jack Frost Snow, O Little Town Of Bethlehem, The Christmas Song, Jingles, The Christmas Cat, Old Days Old Times Old Friends, Silent Night

Musicians : Freddy Cole, Joe Ford, Larry Willis, Jerry Byrd, Joe Locke, Tom Hubbard, Steve Berrios

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Shades Of Brass, Avi Lebo Double Trouble Quintet, 1996, Mapleshade

Tracks : Today's Nights, 24e, Let's Play, Everything Happens To Me, Our Delight, To Wisdom The Prize, Wait, I'm Gonna Laugh You Out Of My Life

Musicians : Avi Lebo, Slide Hampton, Larry Willis, Steve Novosel, Jimmy Cobb

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A Circle Of Love, Freddy Cole, 1996, Fantasy

Tracks : You're Nice To Be Around, Manha De Carnaval, They Didn't Believe Me, How Little We Know, I Wonder Who My Daddy Is, A Circle Of Love, Never Let Me Go, All Too Soon, If I Had You, Angel Eyes, Temptation, September Morn

Musicians : Freddy Cole Danny Moore Joe Ford, Don Braden, Mel Martin, Larry Willis, Cyrus Chestnut, Jerry Byrd, Joe Locke, George Mraz, Tom Hubbard, Steve Berrios

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Portraits in Ivory & Brass, Norris Turney, 1997, Mapleshade

Tracks : Bess, You Is My Woman, Epitaph For Seikolos, Shadows, Kirsten, Monk's Feet, Road To Sophia, Blues In F, Green Eyes

Musicians : Jack Walrath, Larry Willis, Steve Novosel

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The Mellow Side Of, Clifford Jordan, 1997, Mapleshade

Tracks : Embraceable, Cj's Riff, Trees, Jug's Groove, Soul Eyes, Five 'N Free, Daydream

Musicians : Clifford Jordan, Carter Jefferson, Julian Priester, Kenny Reed, Larry Willis, Chris Anderson, Mike LeDonne, Rudy Turner, Fred Cook, Edson Machado, Nasser Abadey

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The Prize, David O'Rourke, 1997, Nightown

Tracks : What Makes Moses Run, A Sleepin" Bee, I Fall In Love Too Easily, Standing Eight, I Hear a Rhapsody, Song for My Parents, But Then Again, It Could Happen to You, T's Bag Blues, To Wisdom the Prize

Musicians : David O'Rourke, Larry Willis, Bob Cranshaw, Al Harewood

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When Alto Was King, C.I. Williams, 1997, Mapleshade

Tracks : You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To, Punkin Juice, 'Round Midnight, Catfish Sammich, Misty, Lover Man, Because Of You, Jeep's Blues, I'll Close My Eyes, Avalon, Precious Lord

Musicians : C.I. Williams, Larry Willis, Ed Cherry, Keter Betts, Jimmy Cobb

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Ballads From The Black Sea, Datevik with the Larry Willis Quartet, 1997, Mapleshade

Tracks : Perdido, A Child Is Born, Desafinado, Willow Weep For Me, Sophisticated Lady, I'm Beginning To See The Light, My Favorite Things, My One And Only Love, Conversation, Improvisation On Antouni

Musicians : Datevik, Larry Willis, Igor Butman, Andy McCloud, Steve Williams

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Groove Update, Ron Holloway, 1998, Milestone 9276

Tracks : Epistrophy, Lulu's Back In Town, Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans?, Three Miles Down, Gingerbread Boy, Chameleon, We Almost Lost Detroit, East Of The Sun (West Of The Moon), Psychedelic Sally, Born To Be Blue

Musicians : Ron Holloway, Chris Battistone, Larry Willis, Benjie Porecki, Paul Bollenback, James King, Vince Loving, Gary Grainger, Lenny Robinson, Andre “Blues” Webb, Rod Youngs, Lizabeth Flood, Gil Scott-Heron

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The Offering, Bobby Battle Quartet with David Murray, 1998, Mapleshade

Tracks : Ballad For Frederick, To Wisdom, The Prize, Jitterbug Waltz, The Offering, I Mean You, Jazz Laughter

Musicians : Bobby Battle, David Murray, Larry Willis, Santi Debriano

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Sunny, Sunny Sumter, 1999, Mapleshade

Tracks : The Best Is Yet To Come, Detour Ahead, I Fall In Love Too Easily, Jim, Nick of Time, Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen, Overjoyed, Daydream, Save Your Love For Me, Lonely Woman

Musicians : Sunny Sumter, Joe Ford, Larry Willis, Keter Betts, Jimmy Cobb, Steve Berrios

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Blues For Bighead, Andy McCloud's Gentlemen Of Jazz, 2000, Mapleshade

Tracks : You Go To My Head, Always And Forever, Natural Wonders, Moment To Moment, I'm A Fool To Want You, How Insensitive, I'm Glad There Is You, A Time For Love, The Very Thought Of You, Peri, I Fall In Love Too Easily, Another Time

Musicians : Roy Hargrove, Sherman Irby, Larry Willis, Gerald Cannon, Willie Jones, with strings on some tracks

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Blues For Bighead, Andy McCloud's Gentlemen Of Jazz, 2000, Mapleshade

Tracks : Blues For Bighead, Beatrice, Song For Lou, Waltz For A Nebulous Woman, Who Is My Mother, I'm Tired Of Talking, Lisa

Musicians : Andy McCloud, Joe Ford, Steve Nelson, Victor Jones, Larry Willis (on Song For Lou)

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Woody Shaw Live, Vol. 1, Woody Shaw, 2001, HighNote

Tracks : Love Dance, Light Valley, Why?, Stepping Stone

Musicians : Woody Shaw, Carter Jefferson, Larry Willis, Stafford James, Victor Lewis

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Bookie's Cookbook, Walter Booker Quintet, 2000, Mapleshade

Tracks : Cookbook, Pete's Rock, Absolutely Not, Is That So?, Chasing The Bird, Something For Kenny

Musicians : Walter Booker, Marcus Belgrave, Cecil Payne, Larry Willis, Roni Ben Hur, Leroy Williams

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Never Let Me Go, Monica Worth, 2000, Mapleshade

Tracks : Shall We Dance?, Lazy Afternoon, You Must Believe In Spring, I'm Going Out Of My Head For You, Hello Young Lovers, Never Let Me Go, I'll Be Seeing You, I'm Old Fashioned, Overjoyed, I'm In The Mood For Love, It Never Entered My Mind

Musicians : Monica Worth, Larry Willis, Keter Betts, Jimmy Cobb, Rick Schmidt, George Olson, Bruno Nasta, Nat Chaitlein, Steve Novosel

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Woody Shaw Live, Vol. 2, Woody Shaw, 2001, HighNote

Tracks : Rahsaan's Run, What Is This Thing Called Love, The Legend of Cheops, Isabel the Liberator

Musicians : Woody Shaw, Carter Jefferson, Steve Turre, Larry Willis, Stafford James, Victor Lewis

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Gentle Giant of the Tenor Sax, Bob Kindred with Larry Willis, 2001, Mapleshade

Tracks : Juicy Lucy, Warm Valley, Ethiopia, We See, Blood Count, Blue Moon, The Things We Did Last Summer, Anouman

Musicians : Bob Kindred, Larry Willis

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Over The Rainbow, Jimmy Scott, 2001, Milestone 9314

Tracks : Pennies From Heaven, Over The Rainbow, All Or Nothing At All, Strange Fruit, Don't Take Your Love From Me, Just Friends, P.S. I Love You, Everybody's Somebody's Fool, If You Only Knew, I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good), I'll Close My Eyes, When Did You Leave Heaven?

Musicians : Little Jimmy Scott, David "Fathead" Newman, Bob Kindred, Justin Robinson, Larry Willis, Joe Locke, Joe Beck, George Mraz, Grady Tate, Clarence Penn

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Girl Talk, Vanessa Rubin, 2001, Telarc

Tracks : Comes Love, Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Whatever Happens, But Not For Me, One For My Baby (And One More For The Road), You'll Never Know, Loving You, GIrl Talk, Sex Is A Missdemeanor (The More You Miss De Meaner You Get), Gee, Baby, Ain't I Good To You, Won't Have To Say Goodbye, If You Ever Go Away

Musicians : Vanessa Rubin, Etta Jones, Steve Davis, Eric Alexander, Cedar Walton, Larry Willis, David Williams, Lewis Nash

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Every Rung Goes Higher, Kenyatta, 2001, Mapleshade

Tracks : We are Climbing Jacob's Ladder, Sweet Hour of Prayer, This Little Light of Mine, Were You There, What a Friend We Have in Jesus, The Story of Love, Battle Hymn of the Republic, Who Can I Turn To, Take My Hand Precious Lord

Musicians : Kenyatta, Larry Willis, Steve Novosel, Steve Berrios

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Spirit Of The Horn, Slide Hampton And The World Of Trombones, 2002, MCG Jazz

Tracks : Cherokee, All In Love Is Fair, A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing, Tribute Suite: Lament / Basin Street Blues, April In Paris, Lester Leaps In, Moment's Notice, Dolphin Dance, Walkin' 'N' Rhythm, Maya, Blues For Eric

Musicians : Slide Hampton, Bill Watrous, Jay Ashby, Michael Boschen, Steve Davis, Hugh Fraser, David Gibson, Andre Hayward, Tim Newman, Benny Powell, Douglas Purviance, Max Seigel, Isaac Smith, David Taylor, Larry Willis, Marty Ashby, John Lee, Victor Jones

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Woody Shaw Live, Vol. 3, Woody Shaw, 2002, HighNote

Tracks : Ginseng People, Teotihuacan, Organ Grinder, Little Red's Fantasy, Seventh Avenue

Musicians : Woody Shaw, Steve Turre, Mulgrew Miller, Larry Willis, Stafford James, Victor Lewis

Possibly recorded live at the Keystone Korner in San Francisco in 1977

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Moon Glow, Jimmy Scott, 2003, Milestone 9332

Tracks : Moonglow, Since I Fell For You, Those Who Were, Yesterday, How Long Has This Been Going On?, I Thought About You, Time On My Hands (You In My Arms), If I Should Lose You, Solitude, We'll Be Together Again

Musicians : Little Jimmy SCott, Lew Soloff, Eric Alexander, David ‘Fathead' Newman, Hank Crawford, Bob Kindred, Larry Willis, Cyrus Chestnut, Renee Rosnes, Michael Kanan, Joe Beck, Joe Locke, George Mraz, Lewis Nash, Grady Tate, Clarence Penn, Gregoire Maret

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Faith, Sherman Irby, 2004, Black Warrior

Tracks : Escape, Faith, You're Worth The Wait, Lemon Valley, Hope, Wave, Rare Taste, Charity, You're Still You, Fight For Life

Musicians : Sherman Irby, Larry Willis, Gerald Cannon, Willie Jones III, Kahlil Kwame Bell

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Accentuate the Positive, Al Jarreau, 2004, Verve

Tracks : Cold Duck, The Nearness Of You, I'm Beginning To See The Light, My Foolish Heart, Midnight Sun, Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive, Betty Bebop's Song, Waltz For Debby, Groovin' High, Lotus, Scootcha-Booty Musicians : Al Jarreau, Keith Anderson, Russell Ferrante, Larry Goldings, Larry Williams, Larry Willis, Anthony Wilson, Christian McBride, David Carpenter, Mark Simmons, Peter Erskine, Luis Conte, Tollak Ollestad

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Almost Like Being In Jazz, Hugh Masekela, 2005, Chissa / Straigh Ahead

Tracks : You'll Never Know, Answer Me My Love, Don't Explain, It Never Entered My Mind, Paper Moon, Betcha By Golly Wow, Midnight Sun, I Remember Clifford, Smile, You Don't Know What Love Is, My Ship, Presente De Natal

Musicians : Hugh Masekela, Larry Willis, John Heard, Lorca Heart

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Lotus Blossom, Matt Criscuolo, 2005, M Records

Tracks : Lotus Blossom, To Wisdom the Prize, The Big Push, Everything I Have Is Yours, Spirit Waltz, Parakeet Lovesong, Julian's Pencil, Exciting World of Jazz, Song for Kerry, Iron Willis

Musicians : Matt Criscuolo, Steve Davis, Larry Willis, Phil Bowler, Eric McPherson, Ray Mantilla

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Woody Shaw Live, Vol. 4, Woody Shaw, 2005, HighNote

Tracks : When Lights Are Low, The Time Is Right, It Could Happen to You, OPEC, Bye Bye Blackbird

Musicians : Woody Shaw, Steve Turre, Larry Willis, Stafford James, Victor Lewis

Possible recorded live at the Keystone Korner in San Francisco in 1981

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The Last Recordings, Frank Rosolino, 2006, Sea Breeze

Tracks : Misty, I Thought About You, Waltz For Diane, Misty, I Thought About You, Waltz For Diane

Musicians : Frank Rosolino, Larry Willis, Billy Higgins, Kevan Brandon

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Alone Together, Steve Davis Quartet with Larry Willis, 2007, Mapleshade

Tracks : Milestones My Foolish Hear, Surrey With The Fringe On Top, Alone Together, The Day You Said Goodbye, United, We'll Be Together Again, UMMG, Short Cake

Musicians : Steve Davis, Larry Willis, Nat Reeves, Eric McPherson

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Mind Wine: The Music of John Hicks, John Hicks Legacy Band, 2008, Savant

Tracks : Mind Wine, After The Morning, Blues In The Pocket, Heart To Heart, Yemenja, Naima's Love Song, Avotcja, Single Pedal Of A Rose

Musicians : Eddie Henderson, Craig Handy, Elise Wood-Hicks, Larry Willis, Curtis Lundy, Steve Williams

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Decade, Clifton Anderson, 2009, Decca

Tracks : Noble, So Wrong About You, I'm Old Fashioned, Z, I'm Glad There Is You, Deja-Blu, If, Aah Soon Come, We'll Be Together Again, Stubbs

Musicians : Clifton Anderson, Kenny Garrett, Eric Wyatt, Stephen Scott, Larry Willis, Bob Cranshaw, Christian McBride, Al Foster, Steve Jordan, Kimati Dinizulu

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Delicious And Delightful, Steve Turre, 2010, HighNote

Tracks : Light Within, Duke Rays, Speak to Me of Love, Speak to Me of Truth, Dance of the Gazelles, Delicious and Delightful, Tenderly, Sunala Nobala, Blackfoot, Ray's Collard Greens

Musicians : Steve Turre, Billy Harper, Larry Willis, Russell Malone, Corcoran Holt, Dion Parson

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Live at Smalls, Steve Davis Quintet, 2010, Smallsville

Tracks : Surrey With A Fringe On Top, Spirit Waltz, Nature Boy/To Wisdom The Prize, Daydream/Outro

Musicians : Steve Davis, Mike DiRubbo, Larry Willis, Gerald Cannon, Willie Jones III

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'Round Midnight, Naima Shamborguer, 2012, WJ3 Records

Tracks : Speak Low, Summer Me Winter Me, 'Round Midnight, I Will Never Walk Away, I'll Remember April, Doodlin, Here's To Life, Ms Sarah, Everyday's Yesterday, Black Coffee, A Time For Love, Anthropology

Musicians : Naima Shamborguer, Larry Willis, Vincent Bowen, Eugene Zenza, Marion Hayden, George Davidson, Greco Freeman

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In The Spur Of The Moment, Kenyatta, 2012, WJ3 Records

Tracks : In the Spur of the Moment, Father, You Don't Know What Love Is, Nusia's Poem, N.A.C., Light Blue, Like Sonny, An Affair to Remember, Cool Blues

Musicians : Justin Robinson, Roy Hargrove, Larry Willis, Dwanye Burno, Willie Jones III

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Gettin' It Done, Steve Davis, 2012, Posi-Tone Records

Tracks : Village Blues, Gettin' It Done, Steppin' Easy, Sunny, Alike, The Beacon, Longview, Wishes

Musicians : Steve Davis, Josh Bruneau, Mike DiRubbo, Larry Willis, Nat Reeves, Billy Williams

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Woody Plays Woody, Woody Shaw, 2012, HighNote

Tracks : Little Red's Fantasy, Rahsaan's Run, Stepping Stone, Organ Grinder, OPEC, Ginseng People

Musicians : Woody Shaw, Carter Jefferson, Steve Turre, Mulgrew Miller, Larry Willis, Stafford James, Victor Lewis

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Friends, Hugh Masekela & Larry Willis, 2012, House of Masekela

Tracks : I Love You Porgy, If, Until The Real Thing Comes Along, Willow Weep For Me, You Make Me Feel Brand New, This Is All I Ask, When Its Sleepy Time Down South, You Stepped Out Of A Dream, Taking A Chance On Love, Duets 2, A Cottage For Sale, All The Things You Are Are Mine, But Beautiful, Come Sunday, I'll Remember April, Laura, My One And Only Love, The Days Of Wine And Roses, Duets 3, Dedicated To You, How Do We Keep The Music Playing?, Lazy Afternoon, Old Folks, Polka Dots And Moonbeams, Rocking Chair, Ruby, My Dear, The More I See You, The Windmills Of Your Mind, What's New?, With The Band, Body & Soul, Cantaloupe Island, Easy Living, Monk's Mood, Who Can I Turn To?, You Go To My Head, Day Dream, Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye, Everything I Have Is Yours, I Thought About You, Little Miles, A Portrait of Jennie

Musicians : Hugh Masekela, Larry Willis, plus others

This is a 4 CD box set with two CDs of Masekela/Willis duets and two CDs of music by Masekela, Willis and a band

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Last updated September 2014