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Nathan Davis discography

This is a discography of Nathan Davis albums and albums by other musicians that feature Nathan Davis


Nathan Davis: leader and co-leader discography

Happy Girl, Nathan Davis, 1965, SABA

Tracks : The Flute In The Blues, Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most, Happy Girl, Evolution, Theme From Zoltan, Along Came Byrd, Mister E.

Musicians : Nathan Davis, Woody Shaw, Larry Young, Jimmy Woode, Billy Brooks

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The Hip Walk, Nathan Davis Quintet, 1965, SABA

Tracks : The Hip Walk, While Children Sleep, Train Of Thought, Yesterdays, That Kaycee Thing, Carmell's Black Forest Waltz, B's Blues

Musicians : Nathan Davis, Carmell Jones, Francy Boland, Jimmy Woode, Kenny Clarke

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Peace Treaty, Nathan Davis Sextet, 1965, SFP

Tracks : Klook's Theme, Peace Treaty, Ruby My Dear, Sconsolato, Now Tell M' Tell Ya, Kansas City Special

Musicians : Nathan Davis, Woody Shaw, Jean-Louis Chautemps, René Urtreger, Jimmy Woode, Kenny Clarke

Reissued by EPM Musique in the 1990s with the title Nathan Davis.

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Rules Of Freedom, Nathan Davis Quartet, 1969, Polydor

Tracks : Blues For Trane, A 5, Ahali The Painter, Mandingo's Pad, Love Is Freedom, Rules Of Freedom

Musicians : Nathan Davis, Hampton Hawes, Jimmy Garrison, Art Taylor

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Makatuka, Nathan Davis Sextet, 1970, Segue 1000

Tracks : Makatuka, To Ursula With Love, Slave March, Extra Sensory Perfection, I Want To Be Free, Ladies Lib

Musicians : Nathan Davis, Nelson Harrison, Don Depaotis, Joe Kennedy, Virgil Walters, Mike Taylor, Roger Humphries, Wheeler Winstead

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Jazz Concert In A Benedictine Monastery, Nathan Davis Quartet, 1970, Edici

Tracks : Frogg' In, Song For Agnes, Uschimaus, With This My Love, Up Jumped Spring

Musicians : Nathan Davis, Mal Waldron, Jimmy Woode, Art Taylor

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6th Sense In The 11th House, Nathan Davis, 1972, Segue 1002

Tracks : 6th Sense In The 11th House, Tribute To Malcolm, Yo Thang, This For Richard, C'Est Pour Moi, The Shadow Of Your Smile

Musicians : Nathan Davis, Roland Hanna, Richard Davis, Alan Dawson

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Suite for Dr. Martin Luther King, Nathan Davis, 1976, Tomorrow International Inc

Tracks : Latin Happ'n, New Dues, I Believe In Him, Near Business, Atlanta Walk, M.L.K., Jesus Saves Us (Our Fight For Freedom), Funk-a-Dilly Molly

Musicians : Nathan Davis, Chuck Austin, Clyde Bellin, Lew Soloff, Daniel Poupard, Nelson Harrison, Lee Gross, Steve Boyd, Frank Cunimondo, Mike Taylor, Joe Harris, Willie Amoaku, Marilyn Davis, Donald M. Henderson, Brenda Joyce

Appears to have been released in 1976 and 1977 with different front covers.

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If, Nathan Davis, 1976, Tomorrow International Inc

Tracks : Stick Buddy, If, Bahia, African Boogie, Tragic Magic, A Thought For Cannon, New Orleans, Mr. Jive By Five

Musicians : Nathan Davis, George Caldwell, Abraham Laboriel, Dave Palamar, Willie Amoaku

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Faces of Love, Nathan Davis, 1982, Tomorrow International Inc

Tracks : Faces Of Love, Balom, Just Like Bari, The Time I Spent With You, Twilight Of Our Love, Maritza, Saxy Eyes, The Eve Of Spring

Musicians : Nathan Davis, Terumasa Hino, James Johnson, Mark Gray, Wilber Bascom, Ron Fudoli, Idris Muhammad, Cecil Washington, Pierre Davis, Billy T, Valette Majors

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French Cooking, Paris Reunion Band, 1985, Sonet

Tracks : Klook's Theme, Sweet Love Of Mine, The Burner, Waltz, Callitwhachawanna

Musicians : Woody Shaw, Dizzy Reece, Slide Hampton, Johnny Griffin, Nathan Davis, Kenny Drew, Jimmy Woode, Billy Brooks

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London By Night, Nathan Davis, 1987, Hot House / DIW

Tracks : Noite Em Leblon, I Thought About You, Rio De Janeiro, London By Night, Dr. Bu, But Beautiful, You've Changed, Shades

Musicians : Nathan Davis, Dusko Goykovich, Kenny Drew, Jimmy Woode, Al Levitt

Released in the UK on Hot Hose and in Japan on DIW.

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For Klook, Paris Reunion Band, 1987, Gazell / Sonet

Tracks : Work Song, For Klook, The Man From Potter's Crossing, Jamaican Hot Nights, Gaby, Locksley

Musicians : Nat Adderley, Woody Shaw, Grachan Moncur III, Nathan Davis, Joe Henderson, Kenny Drew, Jimmy Woode, Idris Muhammad

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Hot Licks, Paris Reunion Band, 1988, Sonet

Tracks : Announcement By Ronnie Scott, Jeannine, I Don`t Want Nothin`, Hot Licks, Announcement By Nat Adderley, Rue Chaptal, The Old Country, Yesterdays, Driftin`

Musicians : Woody Shaw, Nat Adderley, Guy Barker, Curtis Fuller, Nathan Davis, Joe Henderson, Kenny Drew, Sr., Jimmy Woode, Idris Muhammad

Recorded live at Ronnie Scott's in London in November 1987.

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We Remember Klook, Paris Reunion Band, 1990, Sonet

Tracks : Down Under Manteca, Bags' Groove, Jay Jay, Paris, Woody And Me, Lament, Resolution, Old Folks

Musicians : Nat Adderley, Claus Reichstaller, Curtis Fuller, Nathan Davis, Carlos Ward, Kirk Lightsey, Jimmy Woode, Louis Hayes

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Salutes the Saxophone, Roots, 1992, In+Out

Tracks : Cottontail, The Panther, Lester Leaps In, St Thomas, Impressions

Musicians : Sam Rivers, Chico Freeman, Nathan Davis, Arthur Blythe, Don Pullen, Santi Debriano, Tommy Campbell

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Stablemates, Roots, 1993, In+Out

Tracks : Stolen Moments, Ah, George We Hardly Knew Ya, Night Train, Requiem For A Rabbit, Walkin', Linden Boulevard, Stablemates, I Remember Eric Dolphy, The Party's Over

Musicians : Sam Rivers, Chico Freeman, Nathan Davis, Arthur Blythe, Don Pullen, Santi Debriano, Idris Muhmmad

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I'm A Fool To Want You, Nathan Davis, 1995?, Tomorrow International Jazz

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Saying Something, Roots, 1995, In+Out

Tracks : Lester Left Town, Night Dreamer, Heaven Dance, Ballads For Trane: It's Easy To Remember/Soul Eyes/You Leave Me Breathless/In A Sentimental Mood/How Deep Is The Ocean, Samba For Now, Toku-Du, Lester Leaps In

Musicians : Arthur Blythe, Nathan Davis, Chico Freeman, Benny Golson, Kirk Lightsey, Buster Williams, Ed Thigpen

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Two Originals: Happy Girl & Hip Walk, Nathan Davis, 1998, Polygram

Tracks : The Flute In The Blues, Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most, Happy Girl, Evolution, Theme From Zoltan, Along Came Byrd, Mister E., The Hip Walk, While Children Sleep, Train Of Thought, Yesterdays, That Kaycee Thing, Carmell's Black Forest Waltz, B's Blues

Musicians : Tracks 1-7: Nathan Davis, Woody Shaw, Larry Young, Jimmy Woode, Billy Brooks / Tracks 8-14: Nathan Davis, Carmell Jones, Francy Boland, Jimmy Woode, Kenny Clarke

A CD that combines two albums originally released in 1965.

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For Diz and Bird, Roots, 2000, In+Out

Tracks : Blue'n' Boogie, Yardbird Suite, Bebop, Moose The Mooche, Stolen Moments, Toku-Do, To Hear A Teardrop In The Rain, Leaster Leaps In

Musicians : Arthur Blythe, Nathan Davis, Chico Freeman, Benny Golson, Kirk Lightsey, Buster Williams, Ed Thigpen plus Claudio Roditi

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'65-'76, Nathan Davis, 2009, Jazzman

Tracks : Theme from Zoltan, Sconsolato, B's Blues, A5, Mandingo's Pad, Up Jumped Spring, Uschimaus, Cecen Kizi, Atlanta Walk, Makatuka, New Orleans, Tragic Magic, A5 (Live)

A limited edition compilation of tracks taken from Nathan Davis albums released between 1965 and 1976.

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Nathan Davis: sideman: main albums and selected single artist collections

A Gaveau, Jef Gilson, 1965, SFP

Tracks : Made For Mad, Jazz A La Quarte, Nuages De Pierre, Happy Filou, Modalité Pour Mimi, Je Me Souviens Encore Du Grand Orchestre De Dizzy Gillespie En 1948, Jazz Gymnopédie, Quintes De Tout

Musicians : Jef Gilson, Ivan Jullien, Roger Guérin, Sonny Grey, Woody Shaw, François Guin, Raymond Fonsèque, Henri Jouhaud, Jacques Di Donato, Jean-Louis Chautemps, Michel Portal, Nathan Davis, Bernard Lubat, Alby Cullaz, Jacques Thollot

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From Sticksland With Love: Drums And Folklore, George Gruntz, 1967, SABA

Tracks : D'Reemer, Fom Sticksland With Love, Hightime Keepsakes, Intercourse, Change Of Air, Sketches For Percussion, Retraite Celeste

Musicians : George Gruntz, Franco Ambrosetti, Nathan Davis, Jimmy Woode, Charly Antolini, Daniel Humair, Mani Neumeier, Pierre Favre

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Swinging Macedonia, Dusko Goykovich, 1967, Phillips

Tracks : Macedonia, Old Fisherman's Daughter, Jumbo Uganda, The Gypsy, Macedonian Fertility Dance, Bem-Basha, Saga Sekarame, Wedding March Of Alexander The Macedonian, The Nights Of Skopje, Balcan Blue

Musicians : Dusko Goykovich, Nathan Davis, Eddie Busnello, Mal Waldron, Peter Trunk, Cees See

Originally released in Germany on Phillips in 1967. Subsequently released in the 1980s on Enja.

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Soul Eyes: Jazz Live At The Domicile Munich, Benny Bailey Sextet, 1967, Phillips

Tracks : Prompt, Soul Eyes, Ruts, Grooves, Graves And Dimensions, Mid-Evil Dance

Musicians : Benny Bailey, Nathan Davis, Mal Waldron, Jimmy Woode, Makaya Nizhoko, Charly Campbell

Originally released in germany on Phillips in 1967. Subsequently released in the 1980s on Enja.

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Revolution, Evolution, Change!, Jess & James, 1969, Palette

Tracks : Change, Hey Baby, Listen, Fado, Is There Anyone You Love, I'll Quit You, (You Can Cry) Every Day, Julie's Doll, The Question, Endless Night, Wonder, I Want To Be Free

Musicians : Antonio Lameirinhas, Fernando Lameirinhas, Janot Morales, Dave 'Hip' Jones, Pete McGregor, Nathan Davis, Willy Vande Walle, John-John Perilli, Scott Bradford, Phil 'Nose' Rosenberg, Major Belshaw, Stu Martin, Bob Salmons, Freddy Rottier, Patricia, Joyce, Ina

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In Europe: 1965-66, Carmell Jones, 1969, Prestige PR 7669

Tracks : Carmell's Black Forest Waltz, Jumpin' At The Woodside, That Kaycee Thing, B's Blues, The Hip Walk, Twisted

Musicians : Carmell Jones, Leo Wright, Nathan Davis, Pony Poindexter, Francy Boland, Fritz Pauer, Andre Condouant, Jimmy Woode, Joe Nay, Kenny Clarke, Annie Ross

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Jazz Festival Ljubljana '69, Various Artists, 1969, Helidon

Tracks : The Sweetest Song (Big Band RTV Zagreb), Mother People (Dave Pike Set), I Remember Clifford (Dusko Gojkovic And His International Quintet), Sweet Georgia Brown (Teddy Wilson Trio), The Swamp (Janez Gregorc And His International Orchestra), Sayin Hallo To Rick (Big Band RTV Ljubljana), Green Mood (Zagreb Jazz Quintet), Summertime (Maynard Ferguson Group), A-5 (Jazz Orkestrar RTV Beograd)

Musicians : Nathan Davis plays on the final track

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Rock Slides, Scott Bradford, 1970, Probe

Tracks : Samsara, Essential Horror, Mid Evil Dance, All Over, Issa, I Will Give You All My Love, Kansas City Mascher

Musicians : Scott Bradford, Janot Morales, Nathan Davis, Philip Catherine, Gunther Lenz, Nick Kletchkovsky, Stu Martin, Vingare

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Communications Network, Clifford Thornton, 1972, Third World Records

Tracks : Communications Network Part 1, Communications Network Part 2, Festivals And Funerals

Musicians : Clifford Thornton, Nathan Davis, Jay Hoggard, Lakshinarayana Shankar, Andy Gonzales, Sirone, Jerome Cooper, Nicky Marrero, Jerry Gonzales, Vincent George, Jayne Cortez

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Big Band RTB With American Guests, Big Band RTB, 1984, PGP RTB

Tracks : Stemi, Body And Soul, The Kansas Sity Masher, Sid's Theme, All The Things You Are, N 8, Naima, Got The Spirit

Notes : A compilation of tracks recorded in Belgrade between 1968 and 1983 with American jazz musicians sitting in with the Big Band RTB. The featured guests are Clark Terry, Nathan Davis (track 3), Johnny Griffin, Ernie Wilkins, and Maynard Ferguson

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Mellow-dy, Slide Hampton, 1992, LRC

Tracks : Lament, Impossible Waltz, Chop Suey, Mellow-dy, The Thing, Us Six

Musicians : Slide Hampton, Nathan Davis (tracks 4-6), Martial Solal (tracks 1-3), Hampton Hawes (tracks 4-6), Dave Pike, Henri Texier, Daniel Humair

Recorded in 1967 and 1968.

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In Paris: Selections From The ORTF Recordings, Larry Young, 2015, Resonance

Tracks : Beyond All Limits, Luny Tune, Frame Of Thought, Larry's Blues

Musicians : Larry Young, Woody Shaw, Nathan Davis, Jacques Hess, Franco Manzecchi, Jackie Bamboo

Recorded in 1965.

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Last updated May 2015