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Rahn Burton discography

This is a discography of albums that feature Rahn Burton.

Album credits are Rahn Burton, Ron Burton and, on the Introducing Roland Kirk album, William Burton.


Rahn Burton: leader / co-leader discography

The Waterbearers, The Cosmic Twins, 1974, Strata East SES 7410

Tracks : Back To Back / The Waterbearers, Lysistrata, A Letter To Mom, For Don Byas And Ben Webster, Fertility Dance / Kente, One For O.J. (Simpson)

Musicians : Ron Burton, John Lewis

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The Poem, Rahn Burton Trio, 1992, DIW

Tracks : The Poem, Alone Together, Almost Spring, Chinatown, Derbytown Blues, Green Veil, Light Blue, Lazy Bones, Unforgettable

Musicians : Rahn Burton, Walter Booker, Jimmy Cobb

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Rahn Burton: sideman discography

Introducing, Roland Kirk, 1960, Argo 669

Tracks : The Call, Soul Station, Our Waltz, Our Love Is Here To Stay, Spirit Girl, Jack The Ripper

Musicians : Roland Kirk, Ira Sullivan, William Burton, Don Garrett, Sonny Brown

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The Inflated Tear, Roland Kirk, 1968, Atlantic 1502

Tracks : The Black And Crazy Blues, A Laugh For Rory, Many Blessings, Fingers In The Wind, The Inflated Tear, The Creole Love Call, A Handful Of Fives, Fly By Night, Lovellevelliloqui

Musicians : Roland Kirk, Ron Burton, Steve Novosel, Jimmy Hopps, Dick Griffith

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Left And Right, Roland Kirk, 1969, Atlantic 1518

Tracks : Black Mystery Has Been Revealed, Expansions, Lady's Blues, IX Love, Hot Cha, Quintessence, I Waited For You, A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing

Musicians : Roland Kirk, Richard Williams, Benny Powell, Dick Griffin, Pepper Adams, Daniel Jones, Ron Burton, Alice Coltrane, Vernon Martin, Jimmy Hopps, Gerald Brown, Warren Smith

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Volunteered Slavery, Roland Kirk, 1969, Atlantic 1534

Tracks : Volunteered Slavery, Spirits Up Above, My Cherie Amour, Search For The Reason Why, I Say A Little Prayer, Roland's Opening Remarks, One Ton, Ovation & Roland's Remarks, A Tribute To John Coltrane: Lush Life / Afro-Blue / Bessie's Blues, Three For The Festival

Musicians : Roland Kirk, Charles McGhee, Dick Griffin, Ron Burton, Vernon Martin, Charles Crosby, Jimmy Hopps, Sonny Brown, Roland Kirk Spirit Choir

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Rahsaan Rahsaan, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, 1970, Atlantic 1575

Tracks : The Seeker: Black Classical Rap/The Seeker/Thank You, Bird/New Orleans, Satin Doll, Medley: Going Home/Sentimental Journey/In Monument/Lover, Sweet Fire, Baby Let Me Shake Your Tree

Musicians : Roland Kirk, Dick Griffith, Howard Johnson, Leroy Jenkins, Ron Burton, Sonelius Smith, Vernon Martin, James Madison, Alvern Bunn, Joe Habad Texidor

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Neptune, The Visitors, 1972, Cobblestone 9010

Tracks : Neptune, Naima, Reflections, China, Pisces, Pat's Tune

Musicians : Carl Grubbs, Earl Grubbs, Ron Burton, Sid Simmons, John Hicks, Edward Crockett, Bill Roy, John Goldsmith, Robert Kenyatta, Richard Lee Wiggins, Sherman Ferguson

Subsequently released on Muse and credited to Earl & Carl Grubbs.

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Prepare Thyself To Deal With A Miracle, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, 1973, Atlantic 1640

Tracks : Salvation And Reminiscing, Seasons: One Mind Winter/Summer/Ninth Ghost, Celestial Bliss, Saxophone Concerto: Saxophone Miracle / One Breath Beyond / Dance Of Revolution

Musicians : Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Charles McGhee, Dick Griffin, Harry Smiles, Ron Burton, Kermit Moore, Henry Pearson, Robert Shy, Ralph MacDonald, Sonny Brown, Gayle Dixon, Julien Barber, Sanford Allen, Selwart Clarke, Al Brown, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jeanne Lee

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Bright Moments, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, 1973, Atlantic SD 2-907

Tracks : Introduction, Pedal Up, You'll Never Get To Heaven, Clackety Clack, Prelude To A Kiss, Talk (Electric Nose), Fly Town Nose Blues, Talk (Bright Moments), Bright Moments Song, Dem Red Beans And Rice, If I Loved You, Talk (Fats Waller), Jitterbug Waltz, Second Line Jump

Musicians : Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Ron Burton, Todd Barkan, Henry Pearson, Robert Shy, Joe Habao*

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The Eighth Wonder, Dick Griffin, 1974, Strata East SES 19747

Tracks : Eighth Wonder, It Could Be, Girl, I Really Love You So, Jakubu's Dance, Flying Back Home, Come Be With Me

Musicians : Dick Griffin, Cecil McBee, Freddie Waits, Ron Burton, Warren Smith, Leopolodo F. Fleming, Sam Rivers

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Music Of The Mantric Wave, Vol. II, The Collective Star, 1974, Unanimous Anonymous

Tracks : Circle Around, Listen, God Of Beauty, Bliss (Ananda)

Musicians : Charles McGee, John Gerber, Ron Burton, Paul Silbey, Jimmy Crozier, Howard Hirsch, David Klein, Tulsi, Roger Dawson

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Handscapes 2, The Piano Choir, 1975, Strata East SES 19750

Tracks : Ballad For The Beast From Bali-Bali, The Need To Smile, Barbara Ann, In What Direction Are You Headed, Prayer For Peace

Musicians : Ron Burton, Stanley Cowell, Nat Jones, Hugh Lawson, Webster Lewis, Harold Mabern, Sonelius Smith, Mtume, Jimmy Hopps, John Lewis

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The Camel, Michael Carvin, 1975, Steeplechase SCS 1038

Tracks : Osun, Naima, Kwebena's Blues, M.C. Blues, The Camel

Musicians : Michael Carvin, Cecil Bridgewater, Sonny Fortune, Ron Burton, Calvin Hill

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Live At Nyon, Beaver Harris 360 Degree Music Experience, 1979, Cadence

Tracks : Don't I, Charlotte, Ismay, My Mother, High Noon

Musicians : Beaver Harris, Grachan Moncur III, Ken McIntyre, Rahn Burton, Cameron Brown

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Beautiful Africa, Beaver Harris 360 Degree Music Experience, 1979, Soul Note SN 1002

Tracks : African Drums, Aladdin's Carpet, Love And Hate, Baby Suite, Drums For Milano

Musicians : Beaver Harris, Grachan Moncur III, Ken McIntyre, Rahn Burton, Cameron Brown

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Paradise Space Shuttle, George Adams Quintet, 1979, Timeless SJP 127

Tracks : Intentions, Send In The Clowns, Metamorphosis For Mingus, Paradise Space Shuttle, City Of Peace, Funk-A-Roonie-Peacock

Musicians : George Adams, Ron Burton, Don Pate, Al Foster, Azzedin Weston

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Neptune, Earl & Carl Grubbs: The Visitors, 1979, Muse 5195

Tracks : Neptune, Naima, Reflections, China, Pisces, Pat's Tune

Musicians : Carl Grubbs, Earl Grubbs, Ron Burton, Sid Simmons, John Hicks, Edward Crockett, Bill Roy, John Goldsmith, Robert Kenyatta, Richard Lee Wiggins, Sherman Ferguson

Originally released in 1972 on Cobblestone and credited to The Visitors.

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360º Aeutopia, Massimo Urbani / Beaver Harris / Cameron Brown / Ron Burton, 1979, Red Records

Tracks : Cherokee, Tender Song, Solar, Rip The Ripper, Ballad For A Child, Diddy For Biddy

Musicians : Massimo Urbani, Beaver Harris, Cameron Brown, Ron Burton

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Safe, Beaver Harris 360 Degree Music Experience, 1980, Red Records

Tracks : Boogie On Dawn, J. C. Moses, I Wish I Knew, Don't I

Musicians : Beaver Harris, Grachan Moncur III, Ken McIntyre, Rahn Burton, Cameron Brown

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Dance, Karim Abdul Alim, 1983, 52e Rue Est

Tracks : Dance, Al Nafs, Peace, Brotherhood, Prayer

Musicians : Kamal Abdul Alim, James Spaulding, Bobby Watson, Ron Burton, Sabu Adeyola, Idris Muhammed, Abdus Saboor

Subsequently released in the US (in 1988?) on Stash. Later released credited to Kamal And The Brothers.

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Jazzbühne Berlin '83, Various Artists, 1983, Amiga Jazz

Tracks : Picasso (Yosuke Yamashita), SAS Blues (Karin Krog & John Surman), Fireside (Trio Brünninghaus/Stockhausen/Studer), Flames Of South Africa (Hannibal Marvin Peterson), Freie Improvisation III (Conrad Bauer & Han Bennink), So We Are (Wolfgang Fiedler)

Musicians : Ron Burton plays on Flames Of South Africa with the following musicians: Hannibal Marvin Peterson, Ron Burton, Don Pate, Allan Nelson, Pat Peterson

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More Sightings, George Adams, Hannibal & Friends, 1984, Enja

Tracks : More Sightings, Dont Take Your Love From Me, Soul Brothers, Do We Know Where We Are Going?, Melanie, I Could Really Go For You

Musicians : George Adams, Marvin Hannibal Peterson, Ron Burton, John Scofield, Walter Schmocker, Allen Nelson

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Live at Irving Plaza, Ellen Christi with Menage, 1985, Soul Note SN 1097

Tracks : Awakening, Frightened Of Feeling, Bird With A Broken Wing

Musicians : Ellen Christi, Lisa Sokolov, Rahn Burton, William Parker, Tom Bruno

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Nostalgia in Times Square, Jemeel Moondoc Quintet, 1987, Soul Note SN 1141

Tracks : Nostalgia In Times Square, Flora, In Walked Monk, Dance Of The Clowns

Musicians : Jemeel Moondoc, Rahn Burton, Bern Nix, William Parker, Dennis Charles

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Here Comes Springtime, Dino Betti van der Noot, 1987?, Soul Note SN 1149

Tracks : Eterni Sono Gli Atti D'Amore (Acts Of Love Are Forever), Just The Way We Live Tonight, October's Dream / Caro Arrigo (Dear Arrigo) / Arrigo's Dream, Here Comes Springtime, So Far Away From You

Musicians : Dino Betti van der Noot, Franco Ambrosetti, Rudy Brass, Mike Burke, Nerio Spampinato, Luigi Tisserant, Luca Bonvini, Ron Burton, Rodolfo Meledrandi, Claudio Nisi, Donald Harrison, Gianluigi Trovesi, Hugo Heredia, Leandro Prete, Peppino De Mico, Sergio Rigon, Mitchel Forman, Gianni Farè, Luca Perraca, Bob Cunningham, Danile Humair, Luis Agudo, Linda Wesley

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Live In Paris 1970, Vol. 1, Roland Kirk, 1988, France's Concert

Tracks : Easy To Love, Love Madeline, My Cherie Amour, Petite Fleur, Inflated Tear, Three For The Festival, Boogie Man Song

Musicians : Roland Kirk, Ron Burton, Vernon Martin, Jerome Cooper, Joe Texidor

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Live In Paris 1970, Vol. 2, Roland Kirk, 1988, France's Concert

Tracks : Sweet Fire, Make Me A Pallet On The Floor, Charlie Parker Medley, Volunteer Slavery, You Did It, You Did It, Satin Doll

Musicians : Roland Kirk, Ron Burton, Vernon Martin, Jerome Cooper, Joe Texidor

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Man Who Cried Fire, Roland Kirk, 1991, Night Records VNCD 1

Tracks : Slow Blues, Bye Bye Black Bird, Multi-Horn Variations, Unidentified Tenor Selection, You Did It You Did It, New Orleans Fantasy, Night Train, Mr.P.C., A Visit From The Blues

Musicians : Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Kenny Rodgers, Steve Turre, Hilton Ruiz, Ron Burton, Henry Pearson, John Goldsmith, Joe Texidor

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Cool Affairs, Blue Brass Connection, 1993, Amadeo / Polygram

Tracks : Endless Flight, Vine City, Vo Ja Jo, Mama Laura, Impulse, Latina Lee, Rhythm-A-Ning, For Louie

Musicians : George Adams, Graham Haynes, Paul Zauner, Ron Burton, Cameron Brown, Ronnie Burrage

Some editions are credited to George Adams and Blue Brass Connection.

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Black Sea, Nicolas Simion Group, 1993, TUTU CD 888 134

Tracks : Black Sea, Blues For Bird, Africa, Red, Song For Leo (dedicated to Leo Wright), Solomon, Mr. McCoy

Musicians : Nicolas Simion, Graham Haynes, Lonnie Plaxico, Ronnie Burrage, Ron Burton (on Mr McCoy)

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La Tierra Del Fuego, Roy Campbell, 1994, Delmark DE 469

Tracks : Jahne's Waltz, Booker's Lament, Straight On Up Straight On Down, Charmaine, La Tierra Del Fuego Suite, Losaida, The Sermon

Musicians : Roy Campbell, Alex Lodico, Zane Massey, Ricardo Strobert, Klaas Hekman, Rahn Burton, Hideiji Taninaka, Reggie Nicholson, Talik Abdullah

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African Portraits, Hannibal / Chicago Symphony Orchestra , Daniel Barenboim, 1995, Teldec Classics

Tracks : Act 1: The Drum And The Cross: Libation: Harvest, 16th Century West Africa - Griot: Dafengba!/Chorus: Duwa Beh/Attack - Subjugation/The Middle Passage, Act 2: The Land Of Milk And Honey: Potter's Mart, Charleston, South Carolina, 1833/Wailing Song/Victor Nelson's Cotton Field, Elgin, Texas, 1940/Music Man, Shaw, Mississippi, Delta Swamp, 1945/The Three Dueces Club, 52nd Street, New York City, 1952/Chorus: You Can Find A Way/400 Years Ago Today - Living Inside The Clear Glass Cell, Bensonhurst, New York, 1989/Redemption/Epilogue

Musicians : Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Hannibal Lokumbe, Ron Burton, Cecil McBee, Cecil Brooks III, Enoch Williamson, Mesha'ch Silas, Paul Cotton, Alhaji "Papa" Bunka Susso, Barton Green, David "Honeyboy" Edwards, Jevetta Steele, David Van Abbema, Theodore Jones, Brian Smith, Morgan State University Choir, Doris Ward Worskshop Chorale, Kennedy-King College Community Chorus

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(I, Eye, Aye) Live At The Montreux Jazz Festival, Switzerland 1972, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, 1996, Rhino Records

Tracks : Rahsaantalk 1, Seasons, Rahsaantalk 2, Balm In Gilead, Volunteered Slavery, Rahsaantalk 3, Blue Rol No. 2, Solo Piece, Satin Doll, Improvisation, Serenade To A Cuckoo, Pedal Up

Musicians : Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Ron Burton, Henry "Pete" Pearson, Robert Shy, Joe "Habao" Texidor

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In the Center of it All, Michael Marcus Trio, 1999, Rhino Records

Tracks : Visiting Moments, Pannonica, Flight Of The Monarch, Badwater, Walking On Fire, In The Center Of It All, San Francisco Calling, Violet Petals, Invitation, Goodbye To The Smile

Musicians : Michael Marcus, Rahn Burton, Nasheet Waits, Gary Strauss, Clark Gayton

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Sunwheels, Michael Marcus, 2001, Justin Records Records

Tracks : Eternal All, The Zenith, Pinball, Golden Memory, Sunwheels, Moon Voices, Midtown Sojourn, Psychic Circles, Celestial Origins, We Are, Now

Musicians : Michael Marcus, Rahn Burton, Nasheet Waits, Carlos Patato Valdes

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Brotherman In The Fatherland, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, 2006, Hyena Records

Tracks : Intro / Like Sonny, Make It With You, Rahsaan's Spirit, My Girl, Seasons / Serenade To A Cuckoo, Pedal Up, Lush Life, Afro Blue, Blue Train

Musicians : Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Ron Burton, Henry "Pete" Pearson, Richie Goldberg, Joe "Habao" Texidor

Recorded live in Germany in 1973.

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Last updated December 2014