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Richard Wyands discography

This is a discography of Richard Wyands albums and albums by other musicians that feature Richard Wyands.


Richard Wyands: leader or co-leader discography

Then, Here and Now, Richard Wyands Trio, 1979, Storyville SLP 4083 / Jazzcraft 6

Tracks : Yes It Is, Lament, As Long As There's Music, Leonora, Never Let Me Go, Yesterdays, Blue Rose

Musicians : Richard Wyands, Lisle Atkinson, Leroy Williams

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The Arrival, Richard Wyands Trio, 1992, DIW

Tracks : The Most Beautiful Girl, The Arrival, A Sleepin' Bee, Sweetest Sounds, Teach Me Tonight, Warm Valley, The Pawnbroker, Dee's Den, The Juggler

Musicians : Richard Wyands, Lisle Atkinson, Leroy Williams

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Reunited, Richard Wyands Trio, 1995, Criss Cross

Tracks : Moment To Moment, Easy Living, The Lady's In Love With You, Estate, Afternoon In Paris, How Long Has This Been Going On, Blues For Pepper, I'm Just A Lucky So And So, Moon And Sand, Yesterdays, Alone Together

Musicians : Richard Wyands, Peter Washington, Kenny Washington

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Get Out Of Town, Richard Wyands Trio, 1997, Steeplechase SCCD 31401

Tracks : Get Out Of Town, Love Dance, Yardbird Suite, Angelica, I Don't Want To Cry Anymore, Serenata, Gee Baby Ain't I Good To You, Mean What You Say, Why Did I Choose You?, Jitterbug Waltz

Musicians : Richard Wyands, Peter Washington, Kenny Washington

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Lady of the Lavender Mist, Richard Wyands Trio, 1998, Venus Jazz

Tracks : Softly, With Feeling, Flamingo, When I Fall in Love, So in Love, Lady of the Lavender Mist, I Didn't Know What Time It Was, Born to Be Blue

Musicians : Richard Wyands, Peter Washington, Kenny Washington

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Half And Half, Richard Wyands Trio, 2000, Criss Cross

Tracks : I'm Old Fashioned, Blues For Kosi, P.S. I Love You, Once I Loved, Half And Half, Beautiful Friendship, Daydream, Is That So?, Time After Time, As Long As I Live

Musicians : Richard Wyands, Peter Washington, Kenny Washington

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As Long As There's Music, Richard Wyands, 2001, Highnote/Savant

Tracks : Stolen Sweets, As Long As There's Music, Stairway To The Stars, Focus, Ivy, What's New, Drop Me Off In Harlem, My Old Flame, With The Wind And The Rain In Your Hair, West 94th Street Funk

Musicians : Richard Wyands, Ray Drummond, Grady Tate

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Richard Wyands: leader or co-leader: compilations

Jazzcraft Studio Recordings 1977-78, Hugh Lawson / Richard Wyands, 2012, Storyville

Tracks : CD 1: The Highest Mountain, Blue Bones, The Need to Smile, The Duke Ellington Sound of Love, Rip-Off, I Fall in Love Too Easily, I'll Keep Loving You, Make Me Rainbows, Falling for You, The Highest Mountain, The Need to Smile / CD 2: Yes It Is, Lament, As Long As There's Music, Leonora, Never Let Me Go, Yesterdays, Blue Rose, Leonora, Blue Rose

Musicians : CD 1: Hugh Lawson, Bob Cranshaw, Ben Riley / CD 2: Richard Wyands, Lisle Atkinson, Leroy Williams

This double CD combines the CD versions of the albums Prime Time by Hugh Lawson and Then Here And Now by Richard Wyands. Both albums were originally released on LP in 1978. The CD releases included bonus tracks.

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Richard Wyands: sideman

Charlie Mariano, Charlie Mariano, 1953, Fantasy 3-10

Tracks : Come Rain Or Come Shine, My Friend Ethel, After Coffee, Trouble Is A Man, Let's Get Away From It All, The Thrill Is Gone, The Nymph, I've Told Every Little Star

Musicians : Charlie Mariano, Dick Collins, Sonny Truitt, Richard Wyands, Vernon Alley, Joe MacDonald

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Plays Afro-Cuban, Cal Tjader, 1954, Fantasy 3-17

Tracks : Goza, Panchero Mambero, Alegres Congas, Mambo Moderno, Afro Corolombo, Ritmo Caliente, Mambo Inn, Alegres Timbales, Mueve La Cintura, Bernie's Tune

Musicians : Cal Tjader, Jerome Richardson, Eddie Cano, Richard Wyands, Al McKibbon, Roy Haynes, Armando Peraza

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Plays Afro-Cuban Vol 1, Cal Tjader, 1954?, Fantasy EP 4021

Tracks : Goza, Panchero Mambero, Alegres Congas, Mambo Moderno, Afro Corolombo

Musicians : Cal Tjader, Jerome Richardson, Eddie Cano, Richard Wyands, Al McKibbon, Roy Haynes, Armando Peraza

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Plays Afro-Cuban Vol 2, Cal Tjader, 1954?, Fantasy EP 4022

Tracks : Ritmo Caliente, Mambo Inn, Alegres Timbales, Mueve La Cintura, Bernie's Tune

Musicians : Cal Tjader, Jerome Richardson, Eddie Cano, Richard Wyands, Al McKibbon, Roy Haynes, Armando Peraza

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Vibist, Cal Tjader, 1954, Savoy MG 9036

Tracks : After You’ve Gone, A Sunday Kind Of Love, It’s You Or No One, Isn’t It Romantic, Love Me Or Leave Me, Minority, Tangerine, I Want To Be Happy

Musicians : Cal Tjader, Hank Jones, Richard Wyands, Al McKibbon, Kenny Clarke, Roy Haynes

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Vibrations, Don Elliot / Cal Tjader, 1956, Savoy MG 12054

Tracks : Side A (Cal Tjader): Love Me Or Leave Me, Minority, Tangerine, I Want To Be Happy, After You've Gone, A Sunday Kind Of Love, It's You Or No One / Side B (Don Elliott): Take Me Out To The Ball Game, A Stranger In Town, Darn That Dream, Jeepers Creepers, Oh Look At Me Now, Where Or When, Mighty Like A Rose

Musicians : Side A: Cal Tjader, Hank Jones, Richard Wyands, Al McKibbon, Kenny Clarke, Roy Haynes / Side B: Don Elliott, Kai Winding, Phil Urso, Danny Bank, Douglas Duke, Jimmy Lyon, Mort Herbert, Arnold Fishkin, Sid Bulkin

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The Nat Pierce-Dick Collins Nonet/The Charlie Mariano Sextet, 1956, Fantasy 3-224

Tracks : Come Rain Or Come Shine, My Friend Ethel, After Coffee, Trouble Is A Man, Let's Get Away From It All, The Thrill Is Gone, The Nymph, I've Told Every Little Star, Drop The Other Shoe, I'll Never Be The Same, Honey Baby, Easy Living, Keepin' Out Of Mischief Now, Some Of These Days, Blue Lester, The King

Musicians : Tracks 1-8: Charlie Mariano, Dick Collins, Sonny Truitt, Richard Wyands, Vernon Alley, Joe MacDonald / Tracks 9-16: Nat Pierce, Dick Collins, John Howell, Cy Touff, Jerry Coker, Dick Hafer, Jack Nimitz, Red Kelly, Gus Gustafson

Originally released on two 10" LPs.

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Jazz Portraits, Charles Mingus, 1959, United Artists 4036

Tracks : Nostalgia In Times Square, I Can't Get Started, No Private Income Blues, Alice's Wonderland

Musicians : Charles Mingus, Booker Ervin, John Handy, Richard Wyands, Dannie Richmond

Recorded live at the Nonagon Art Gallery, New York City in January 1959. Released in 1962 by United Artists with a different cover. Later released by Solid State with the title Wonderland.

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Roamin' With Richardson, Jerome Richardson, 1959, New Jazz NJLP 8226

Tracks : Friar Tuck, Up At Teddy's Hill, Warm Valley, Poinciana, I Never Knew, Candied Sweets

Musicians : Jerome Richardson, Richard Wyands, George Tucker, Charlie Persip

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With Feeling, Lem Winchester, 1960, Moodsville MVLP 11

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Nocturne, Oliver Nelson with Lem Winchester, 1960, Moodsville MVLP 13

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Saying Somethin'!, Gigi Gryce Quintet, 1960, Prestige / New Jazz NJLP 8230

Tracks : Back Breaker, Leila's Blues, Blues In The Jungle, Down Home, Let Me Know, Jones' Bones

Musicians : Gigi Gryce, Richard Williams, Richard Wyands, Reggie Workman, Mickey Roker

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Don't Go To Strangers, Etta Jones, 1960, Prestige PRLP 7186

Tracks : Yes, Sir That's My Baby, Don't Go To Strangers, I Love Paris, Fine And Mellow, Where Or When, If I Had You, On The Street Where You Live, Something To Remember You By, Bye Bye Blackbird, All The Way

Musicians : Etta Jones, Frank Wess, Richard Wyands, Skeeter Best, George Duvivier, Roy Haynes

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Screamin' The Blues, Oliver Nelson, 1960, Prestige / New Jazz NJLP 8243

Tracks : Screamin' The Blues, March On, March On, The Drive, The Meetin', Three Seconds, Alto-Itis

Musicians : Oliver Nelson, Richard Williams, Eric Dolphy, Richard Wyands, George Duvivier, Roy Haynes

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Just Us, Roy Haynes Trio, 1960, Prestige / New Jazz NJLP 8245

Tracks : As Long as There's Music, Con Alma, Speak Low, Down Home, Sweet and Lovely, Cymbalism, Well Now

Musicians : Roy Haynes, Richard Wyands, Eddie De Haas

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The Hap'nin's, Gigi Gryce Quintet, 1960, Prestige / New Jazz NJLP 8246

Tracks : Frankie And Johnny, Lover Man, Minority, Summertime, Nica's Tempo, Don't Worry 'Bout Me

Musicians : Gigi Gryce, Richard Williams, Richard Wyands, Julian Euell, Mickey Roker

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New Horn In Town, Richard Williams, 1960, Candid CJM-8003/CJS-9003

Tracks : I Can Dream, Can't I?, I Remember Clifford, Ferris Wheel, Raucous Notes, Blues In A Quandary, Over The Rainbow, Renita's Bounce

Musicians : Richard Williams, Leo Wright, Richard Wyands, Reginald Workman, Bobby Thomas

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The Rat Race Blues, Gigi Gryce, 1960, Prestige / New Jazz NJLP 8262

Tracks : The Rat Race Blues, Strange Feelin', Boxer's Blues, Blues in Bloom, Monday Through Sunday

Musicians : Gigi Gryce, Richard Williams, Richard Wyands, Julian Euell, Mickey Roker

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Really Groovin', Willis Jackson, 1961, Prestige PRLP 7196

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In My Solitude, Willis Jackson, 1961, Moodsville MVLP 17

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Reminiscin', Gigi Gryce Orch-Tette, 1961, Mercury

Tracks : Blue Lights, Caravan, Reminiscing, Yesterdays, Gee Blues Gee, A Night in Tunisia, Dearly Beloved, Take the "A" Train

Musicians : Gigi Gryce, Richard Williams, Richard Wyands, Eddie Costa, George Duvivier, Julian Euell, Reggie Workman, Walter Perkins, Bobby Thomas

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Nice an' Cool, Gene Ammons, 1961, Moodsville MVLP 18

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Mood Indigo! Taft Jordan Plays Duke Ellington, Taft Jordan, 1961, Moodsville MVLP 21

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Straight Ahead, Oliver Nelson, 1961, Prestige SMJ 6506 / /New Jazz NJLP 8255

Tracks : Images, Six And Four, Mama Lou, Ralph's New Blues, Straight Ahead, 111-44

Musicians : Oliver Nelson, Eric Dolphy, Richard Wyands, George Duvivier, Roy Haynes

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Jug, Gene Ammons, 1961, Prestige PRLP 7192

Tracks : Ol' Man River, Easy to Love, Seed Shack, Let It Be You, Exactly Like You, Miss Lucy, Namely You, Tangerine

Musicians : Gene Ammons, Richard Wyands, Clarence Anderson, Doug Watkins, J.C. Heard

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Something Nice, Etta Jones, 1961, Prestige PRLP 7194

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Trane Whistle, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Big Band, 1961, Prestige PRLP 7206

Tracks : Trane Whistle, Whole Nelson, You Are Too Beautiful, The Stolen Moment, Walk Away, Jaws

Musicians : Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Clark Terry, Richard Williams, Bob Bryant, Melba Liston, Jimmy Cleveland, Jerome Richardson, George Barrow, Eric Dolphy, Oliver Nelson, Bob Ashton, Richard Wyands, Wendell Marshall, Roy Haynes

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We Free Kings, Roland Kirk, 1962, Mercury

Tracks : Three For The Festival, Moon Song, A Sack Full Of Soul, The Haunted Melody, Blues For Alice, We Free Kings, You Dit It, You Did It, Some Kind Of Love, My Delight

Musicians : Roland Kirk, Hank Jones, Richard Wyands, Wendell Marshall, Art Davis, Charlie Persip

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Going To The Movies, Jerome Richardson, 1962, United Artists

Tracks : No Problem, Moon River, Never On Sunday, Tonight, Delilah

Musicians : Jerome Richardson, Les Spann, Richard Wyands, Henry Grimes, Grady Tate

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Soul Summit, Vol. 2, Gene Ammons/Etta Jones/Brother Jack McDuff, 1963, Prestige PRLP 7275

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Hollar!, Etta Jones, 1963, Prestige PRLP 7284

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Late Hour Special, Gene Ammons, 1964, Prestige PRLP 7287

Tracks : The Party's Over, I Want to Be Loved (But Only by You), Things Ain't What They Used to Be, Lascivious, Makin' Whoopee, Soft Winds, Lullaby of the Leaves

Musicians : Gene Ammons, Hobart Dotson, Clark Terry, George Barrow, Red Holloway, Oliver Nelson, Bob Ashton, Patti Bown, Richard Wyands, George Duvivier, Wendell Marshall, Bill English, Walter Perkins, Ray Barretto

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Velvet Soul, Gene Ammons, 1964, Prestige PRLP 7320

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A Little Juicy, The Billy Mitchell Quintet, 1964, Smash

Tracks : Little Juice, Stella By Starlight, Boss Nova Ova, Brother Peabody, Oliver Jr., Kids Are Pretty People

Musicians : Billy Mitchell, Thad Jones, Kenny Burrell, Richard Wyands, Herman Wright, Oliver Jackson

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The Tender Gender, Kenny Burrell, 1966, Cadet 772

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A Generation Ago Today, Kenny Burrell, 1967, Verve

Tracks : As Long as I Live, Wholly Cats, A Smooth One, I Surrender Dear, If I Had You, Poor Butterfly, Stompin' at the Savoy, Rose Room

Musicians : Kenny Burrell, Phil Woods, Richard Wyands, Mike Mainieri, Ron Carter, Grady Tate

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Manhattan Fever, Frank Foster, 1968, Blue Note 4278

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Wonderland, Charles Mingus, 1968, Solid State SS 18019

Tracks : Nostalgia In Times Square, I Can't Get Started, No Private Income Blues, Alice's Wonderland

Musicians : Charles Mingus, Booker Ervin, John Handy, Richard Wyands, Dannie Richmond

This album was originally released in 1959 by United Artists with the title Jazz Portraits.

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Night Song, Kenny Burrell, 1969, Verve

Tracks : Night Song, Blues for Wes, Namely You, Love You Madly, Just A-Sittin' and A-Rockin', The Shadow of Your Smile, Brother Where Are You Now, Night Hawk, Teach Me Tonight

Musicians : Kenny Burrell, Bernie Glow, Joe Shepley, Marvin Stamm, Wayne Andre, Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Alan Raph, J. J. Johnson, Tom Mitchell, Jay Sherman, Don Butterfield, Jerome Richardson, Phil Bodner, Warren Bernhardt, Hank Jones, Richard Wyands, Ron Carter, Donald McDonald, Billy Cobham, Freddie Waits, Johnny Pacheco, Jack Jennings

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Love Is The Thing, Etta Jones, 1970, Prestige PR 7784 (reissue of 7194)

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God Bless the Child, Kenny Burrell, 1971, CTI 6011

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First Light, Freddie Hubbard, 1971, CTI 6013

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Stolen Moments, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Big Band, 1971, Prestige PR 7834

Tracks : Trane Whistle, Whole Nelson, You Are Too Beautiful, The Stolen Moment, Walk Away, Jaws

Musicians : Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Clark Terry, Richard Williams, Bob Bryant, Melba Liston, Jimmy Cleveland, Jerome Richardson, George Barrow, Eric Dolphy, Oliver Nelson, Bob Ashton, Richard Wyands, Wendell Marshall, Roy Haynes

A reissue of Prestige 7206, Trane's Whistle.

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'Round Midnight, Kenny Burrell, 1972, Fantasy F-9417

Tracks : A Streetcar Named Desire, Make Someone Happy, 'Round Midnight, I Think It's Going to Rain Today, Since I Fell for You, I'm Gonna Laugh You Right out of My Life, Blues in the Night

Musicians : Kenny Burrell, Richard Wyands, Joe Sample, Reggie Johnson, Lennie McBrowne, Paul Humphrey

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Alone Again, Naturally, Esther Phillips, 1973.

Tracks : Use Me, I Don't Want To Do Wrong, Let's Move & Groove, Let Me In Your Life, Cherry Red, I've Never Found A Man (To Love Me Like You Do), Alone Again (Naturally), Do Right Woman, Do Right Man, You & Me Together, Georgia Rose

Musicians : Esther Phillips, John Eckert, John Gatchell, Sam Burtis, Maceo Parker, Hank Crawford, Cecil Payne, Richard Wyands, Richard Tee, Cornell Dupree, Eric Gale, George Benson, Gordon Edwards, Ron Carter, Bernard Purdie, Billy Cobham, Ralph MacDonald, Carl Carldwell, Lani Groves, Tasha Thomas

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Up the Street, 'Round the Corner, Down the Block, Kenny Burrell, 1974, Fantasy F-9458

Tracks : Up The Street, 'Round The Corner, Down The Block, Afro Blue, Sausalito Nights, Juice, A Little Walking Music, Soulero

Musicians : Kenny Burrell, Jerome Richardson, Richard Wyands, Andy Simpkins, Lenny McBrowne, Mayuto Correa

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Performance, Esther Phillips, 1974.

Tracks : I Feel The Same, Performance, Doing Our Thing, Disposable Society, Living Alone (We're Gonna Make It), Such A Night, Can't Trust Your Neighbor With Your Baby

Musicians : Esther Phillips, John Gatchell, Jon Faddis, Marvin Stamm, Urbie Green, Jerry Dodgion, Hubert Laws, Pepper Adams, Richard Wyands, Richard Tee, Bob James, Charlie Brown, John Sholle, Gary King, Gordon Edwards, Bernard Purdie, Steve Gadd, Ralph MacDonald, plus backing vocals and strings

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Images, Oliver Nelson, 1976, Prestige 24060

Combines the album Screamin' The Blues and Straight Ahead.

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Gentle Jug, The Gene Ammons Story, 1977, Prestige 24079

Combines the Moodsville LPs Nice An' Cool and Soulful Moods Of Gene Ammons.

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Stormy Monday, Kenny Burrell, 1978, Fantasy F-9558

Tracks : Stormy Monday, I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good, Azure Te, One For My Baby, Masquerade Is Over, Why Did I Choose You?

Musicians : Kenny Burrell, Richard Wyands, John Heard, Lenny McBrowne, Richie Goldberg

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Grand Slam, Benny Bailey, 1978, Jazzcraft 8

Tracks : Reflectory, Who's Bossa Now?, Let Me Go, Judgement of Certain Kind, Thelonioiusassault

Musicians : Benny Bailey , Charlie Rouse, Richard Wyands, Sam Jones, Billy Hart

The storyville CD release has 2 bonus tracks.

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Bass Contra Bass, Lisle Atkinson, 1979, Jazzcraft 7

Tracks : Sweet And Lovely, Tanquility, Hit It, Samba De Amor, Lush Life, Karen, C'Mon Baby

Musicians : Lisle Atkinson, Richard Wyands, Paul West, Al Harewood, Karen Atkinson

CD release has two bonus tracks.

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Carrie Smith, Carrie Smith, 1979, West 54 8002

Tracks : Lush Life, Just Friends, If It's Magic, What A Little Moonlight Can Do, When I've Been Drinkin', I Need A Shoulder To Cry On, Memories Of You

Musicians : Carrie Smith, Art Farmer, Budd Johnson, Richard Wyands, George Duvivier, Richard Pratt

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The Innocent Years, The Zoot Sims Four, 1982, Pablo

Tracks : The Very Thought Of You, If You Were Mine, Indian Summer, I Hear A Rhapsody, Pomme Au Four, Over The Rainbow

Musicians : Zoot Sims, Richard Wyands, Frank Tate, Akira Tana

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Gordon, Gordon Thomas, 1984, Samhot Records

Tracks : Susan, Delores, Funny Boy, Everything is Coming My Way, With You Around, Peace Peace, Johnny, Lady Marie, Irene, Going Home for Christmas

Musicians : Gordon Thomas, Richard Wyands

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Just Jazz, Buddy Tate & Al Grey, 1984, Uptown

Tracks : Just Jazz, Blues in My Heart, Straighten up and Fly Right, Topsy, Blue Creek, Tangerine, Straighten up and Fly Right (CD only), Just Jazz (CD only)

Musicians : Buddy Tate, Al Grey, Richard Wyands, Major Holley, Al Harewood

CD, on Reservoir Records, has two bonus tracks and a different front cover.

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The Ole Dude & The Fundance Kid, Budd Johnson & Phil Woods, 1985, Uptown

Tracks : After Five, Street Of Dreams, Confusion, Blue Lou, More Than You Know, Ole Dude And The Fundance Kid

Musicians : Budd Johnson, Phil Woods, Richard Wyands, George Duvivier, Bill Goodwin

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Casbah, Cecil Payne, 1985, Empathy

Tracks : Casbah, Carney, Wave, A Walkin' Thing, Time After Time, How Deep Is The Ocean, Bosco

Musicians : Cecil Payne, Richard Wyands, Joe Carter, Stafford James

Released on CD by Stash Records in 1993.

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The Great Fontana, Carl Fontana, 1987, Uptown

Tracks : Shoutin' On A Riff, It Might As Well Be Spring, Soon, Showcase, Polka Dots And Moonbeams, Expubident

Musicians : Carl Fontana, Al Cohn, Richard Wyands, Ray Drummond, Akira Tana

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Echoes Of Harlem, Doc Cheatham / George Kelly, 1987, Slash Records

Tracks : Three Little Worlds, Mood Indigo, Sweet Georgia Brown, Sweet Lorraine, Body And Soul, Things Ain't What They Used To Be

Musicians : Doc Cheatham, George Kelly, Joey Cavaseno, Richard Wyands, Victor Gaskin, Ronnie Cole

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The Cats Are Swingin', Slam Stewart, 1988, Sertoma

Tracks : The Cats Are Swingin', Slambo, A Ballad For My Love, Sertoma, 80 Chestnut Street, Sir Slamelot, Flat Foot Floogie

Musicians : Slam Stewart, Peter Appleyard, Richard Wyands, Bucky Pizzarelli, Sherri Maricle, Kent McGarity, Al Hamme, Major Holley, John Pizzarelli

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Jacquet's Got It, Illinois Jacquet & His Big Band, 1988, Sertoma

Tracks : Tickletoe, Smooth Sailing, More Than You Know, Stomping At The Savoy, Three Buckets Of Jive, You Left Me All Alone, Running With Ron, Blues From Lousiana, Port Of Rico (CD only), Flyin' Home (CD only)

Musicians : Illinois Jacquet, Henry Scott, Irv Stokes, Johnny Grimes, Jon Faddis, Art Baron, Frank Lacy, Fred Joiner, Kiane Zawadi, Babe Clarke, Eddie Barefield, Marshall Royal, Joey Cavaseno, Rudy Rutherford, Richard Wyands, Milt Hinton, Duffy Jackson

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Henry B. Meets Alvin G. Once in a Wild, Spike Robinson / Al Cohn QUintet, 1988, Capri 61787

Tracks : Sippin' At Bells, Ballad Medley: Easy Living/These Foolish Things, Sweet's Blues, Rustic Hop, Once In A While, Low Life, Bye, Bye, Blues, Just An Old Manuscript, This Can't Be Love

Musicians : Al Cohn, Spike Robinson, Richard Wyands, Steve La Spina, Akira Tana

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Over The Rainbow, Benny Carter All-Star Sax Ensemble, 1989, Musical Heritage Society / Music Masters

Tracks : Over The Rainbow, Out Of Nowhere, Straight Talk, The Gal From Atlanta, The Pawnbroker, Easy Money, Ain't Misbehavin', Blues For Lucky Lovers

Musicians : Benny Carter, Frank Wess, Herb Geller, Jimmy Heath, Joe Temperley, Richard Wyands, Milt Hinton, Ronnie Bedford

Original LP release by Musical heritage Society. Subsequently released on CD in 1992 by Music Masters and again in 2003 by Jazz Heritage with a third front cover which is not shown here.

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Cookin At Carlos I, Benny Carter, 1990, Music Masters

Tracks : You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To, All The Things You Are, Key Largo, Just Friends, My Romance, 'S Wonderful, Time For The Blues

Musicians : Benny Carter, Richard Wyands, Lisle Atkinson, Al Harewood

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I'm Old Fashioned, Harold Ashby, 1991, Vintage Jazz

Tracks : Dash, All of Me, Forever, Coquette, Struttin' With Some Barbecue, St. Louis Blues, I'm Old Fashioned, 'Deed I Do, If I Had You, Memories of You

Musicians : Harold Ashby, Richard Wyands, Aaron Bell, Connie Kay

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Soul Summit, Gene Ammons/Sonny Stitt/Jack McDuff, 1993?, Prestige 24118

Combines the 1962 LP Soul Summit by Gene Ammons/Sonny Stitt/Jack McDuff with the 1963 Soul Summit, Vol. 2 by Gene Ammons/Etta Jones/Jack McDuff.

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New York Calling, Eric Alexander, 1994, Criss Cross

Tracks : One For M, Here's That Rainy Day, The Moving Blues, Then I'll Be Tired Of You, Swedish Schnapps, Wives And Lovers, Skylark, In The Still Of The Night

Musicians : Eric Alexander, John Swana, Richard Wyands, Peter Washington, Kenny Washington

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Tryin' To Make My Blues Turn Green, Frank Wess, 1994, Concord

Tracks : Come Back To Me, Tryin' To Make My Blues Turn Green, Listen To The Dawn, And So It Is, Short Circuit, Little Esther, Stray Horn, Night Lights, Surprise! Surprise!, Blues In The Car, Small Talk, Alfie

Musicians : Frank Wess, Cecil Bridgewater, Greg Gisbert, Steve Turre, Scott Robinson, Richard Wyands, Lynn Seaton, Gregory Hutchinson

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Laughing At Life, Milt Hinton, 1994, Columbia

Tracks : A Child Is Born, Sweet Georgia, Brown, Laughting At Life, Prelude To A Kiss, Indiana, Mona's Feeling Lonely, Jon John, Old Man Harley, Just Friends, The Judge And The Jury

Musicians : Milt Hinton, Jon Faddis, Harold Ashby, Derek Smith, Richard Wyands, Brian Torff, Lynn Seaton, Rufus Reid, Santi Debriano, Alan Dawson, Dave Ratajczak, Terry Clark

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The Music of Don Redman, George Kelly, 1994, Concord

Tracks : Mickey Finn, Chant of the Weed, Cherry Gee Baby, Ain't I Good to You, How'm I Doin'? (Hey, Hey!), I Heard, My Girl Friday, If It's True

Musicians : George Kelly, Glenn Zottola, Richard Wyands, Bucky Pizzarelli, George Duvivier, Butch Miles

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Horn Of Plenty, Warren Vache, 1995, Muse 5524

Tracks : Eternal Triangle, Struttin' With Some Barbecue, Long Ago And Far Away, Nancy's Fancy, All Blues, Bix Fix, Joy Spring, Buddy Bolden's Blues, Swing Samba, I Can't Get Started, Liza

Musicians : Warren Vaché, Houston Person, Joel Helleny, Richard Wyands, Joe Puma, Michael Moore, Billy Hart

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Horn To Horn, Teddy Edwards, & Houston Person, 1995, Muse 5540

Tracks : Equinox, That's All, Lester Leaps In, The Girl From Ipanema, Body And Soul, Red Top, Talk Of The Town, Out Of Nowhere

Musicians : Teddy Edwards, Houston Person, Richard Wyands, Peter Washington, Kenny Washington

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The Great City, Ernie Andrews, 1995, Muse 5543

Tracks : The Great City, Time After Time, The Jug And I Got Up This Morning, Skylark, Please Let Me Forget (Pastel), Fire And Rain, If I Loved You, Come Back Little Girl, If I Had Your Love

Musicians : Ernie Andrews, Frank Wess, Richard Wyands, Peter Washington, Lewis Nash

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Point Of View, Robert Trowers Quartet, 1995, Concord

Tracks : Have You Met Miss Jones, Minority, Riff, Statement, Spleep Bop, St. Thomas, Holiday For Strings, R & B, 'Deed I Do, The Joint Is Jumpin', End Of A Love Affair

Musicians : Robert Trowers, Al Grey, Slide Hampton, Fred Wesley, Richard Wyands, Marcus McLaurine, Gene Jackson

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I Waited For You, Densil Pinnock, 1995, Uptown

Tracks : You're Blase, If You Could See Me, Beautiful Friendship, I Waited For You, There's No You, Can't Get Out Of This Mood, I'm A Fool To Want You, The Meaning Of The Blues, Oh! Look At Me Now, I'll Be Around, It Must Be True

Musicians : Densil Pinnock, Kevin Dean, Don Sickler, Brad Shigeta, Jimmy Heath, Steve Kaldestad, Kelly Jefferson, Richard Wyands, Neil Swainson, Dave Laing

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Night Watch, Don Sickler, 1995, Uptown

Tracks : Hill's Edge, Ronnie's a Dynamite Lady, Night Watch, Scenes in the City, On the Real Side, Something for Kenny, Barfly, One Down, Uranus

Musicians : Don Sickler, Carl Fontana, Ralph Moore, Bobby Porcelli, Gary Smulyan, Richard Wyands, Peter Washington, Kenny Washington

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Surprise! Surprise!, Frank Wess Quartet, 1995, Gemini / Norway Music

Tracks : All or Nothing at All, A Beautiful Frienship, My Funny Valentine, Estoril Sol, One for Amos, Firm Roots, Nada Mas, It Could Happen to You, All the Things You Are, Frank Wess, On Green Dolphin Street, Cotton Tail, Suprise, Suprise

Musicians : Frank Wess, Richard Wyands, Lynn Seaton, Winard Harper, Frank Foster, Jimmy Heath, Flip Phillips

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Gentle Gator, Willis Jackson, 1995, Prestige 24158

Tracks taken from four early 1960s albums: In My Solitude, Really Groovin', Neopolitan Nights and Bossa Nova Plus.

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Talk To Me Baby, Warren Vaché, 1996, Muse 5547

Tracks : On Y Va (Off We Go), The Arrival, You'll Never Know, The Eels Nephew, Strangers In Paradise, Polka Dots And Moonbeams, Says You, Talk To Me Baby, Isfahan, Pick Yourself Up, The Claw

Musicians : Warren Vaché, Joel Helleny, Bill Easley, Richard Wyands, Howard Alden, Michael Moore, Alvin Queen

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Lip Service, Joel Helleny, 1996, Arbors

Tracks : Star Dust, Don'T Tell Me, The Masquerade Is Over, Zingaro, Sweet Pumpkin, Lullaby Of Jazzland, This Is All I Ask, Andy Griffith Theme, Crazy, He Calls Me, Pyramid

Musicians : Joel Helleny, Richard Wyands, Ray Macchiarola, Murray Wall, Leroy Williams

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I Waited For You, Louis Smith, 1996, Steeplechase SCCD 31385

Tracks : Dig, Solar, I Waited For You, Walkin', Half Nelson, Vierd Blues, Milestones, Bye Bye Blackbird

Musicians : Louis Smith, Vincent Herring, Richard Wyands, Dennis Irwin, Kenny Washington

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Keep a Song in Your Soul, Michael Hashim, 1996, Hep

Tracks : Keep A Song In Your Soul, Get Some Cash For Your Trash, Two Sleepy People, Jitterbug Waltz, What Did I Do To Be So Black And Blue?, Fats Waller's Original E Flat Blues, Blue Turning Grey Over You, Prisoner Of Love, Honeysuckle Rose

Musicians : Michael Hashim, Claudio Roditi, Richard Wyands, Dennis Irwin, Kenny Washington

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Person-ified, Houston Person, 1997, HighNote

Tracks : You're My Everything, I'll Never Stop Loving You, There's A Small Hotel, Stranger On the Shore, Isn't It Romantic?, Detour Ahead, Gentle Rain, In The Wee Small Hours of the Morning, Blue Jug, May the Good Lord Bless and Keep You

Musicians : Houston Person, Richard Wyands, Ray Drummond, Kenny Washington

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The Smile of the Snake, James Spaulding, 1997, HighNote

Tracks : Third Avenue, Serenity, The Smile Of The Snake, Lenora, Tonight Only, Premonition, Yes It Is, Panchito, Love Is Not A Dream, Havana Days (Cuba 1954)

Musicians : James Spaulding, Richard Wyands, Ron McClure, Tony Reedus

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Midnight Creeper, Teddy Edwards, 1997, HighNote

Tracks : Midnight Creeper, Walking In The Rain, Sensitive, Lady Be Good, Don't Blame Me, Sunday, Tenderly, Almost Like Being In Love

Musicians : Teddy Edwards, Virgil Jones, Richard Wyands, Buster Williams, Chip White

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Thinking Big, Scott Robinson, 1997, Arbors Records

Tracks : My Heart, Mood Indigo, Mandy, Make Up Your Mind, All Too Soon, Ko-Ko, Chances Are, Sleepy Time Gal, Oh! Sister, Ain't That Hot!, It's Magic, Dreams Come True, Stompin' At The Savoy, On A Turquoise Cloud, Basso Profundo, Moonlight And Roses

Musicians : Scott Robinson, David Robinson, Dan Barrett, Richard Wyands, Mark Shane, Bucky Pizzarelli, Pat O'Leary, Klaus Suonsaari

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My Romance, Houston Person, 1998, HighNote

Tracks : But Beautiful, Blue Moon, Laura, The Very Thought Of You, Mean To Me, My Romance, Stairway To The Stars, Love Is Here To Stay, Time After Time

Musicians : Houston Person, Richard Wyands, Ray Drummond, Kenny Washington

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Only for the Pure of Heart, Jimmy Cobb's Mob, 1998, Fable/LightYear

Tracks : Delilah, Say Little Mama Say, Only For The Pure At Heart, Stars Fell On Alabama, Gingerbread Boy, Johnny Red, Smile, Ma Turk, Vida Blue, Riverside

Musicians : Jimmy Cobb, Richard Wyands, Peter Bernstein, John Webber

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Soft Lights, Houston Person, 1999, HighNote

Tracks : Here's That Rainy Day, I Only Have Eyes For You, It Might As Well Be Spring, Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me, At Last, The Night We Called It A Day, It Shouldn't Happen To A Dream, I'll Be Around, Hey There!, If

Musicians : Houston Person, Richard Wyands, Russell Malone, Ray Drummond, Grady Tate

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Music For Grown-Ups, Ralph Lalama, 1999, Criss Cross

Tracks : I've Never Been In Love Before, Metro-North, Lullaby Of The Leaves, Bacha Feelin', Blue Gardenia, Nonchalant, Newk It!, Scoops

Musicians : Ralph Lalama, Richard Wyands, Peter Washington, Kenny Washington

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Great Duets, Jay Leonhart, 1999, Chiaroscura

Tracks : Confirmation Stella By Starlight, Body And Soul, 5:00 In The Morning, It's A Wonderful World, My Romance, Chelsea Bridge, Ellington 66, If Dreams Come True, Everything Happens To Me, What Am I Here For, Cruise Blues

Musicians : Jay Leonhart, Bill Charlap, Junior Mance, John Bunch, Eddie Higgins, Norman Simmons, Richard Wyands, Mike LeDonne, Gene Bertoncini, Bucky Pizzarelli, Joe Williams

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At Large, Willis Jackson, 2000, Prestige 24243

Fifteen tracks taken from five LPs released in the 1960s.

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Blue Velvet, Houston Person, 2001, HighNote

Tracks : Everything I Have Is Yours, Wonder Why, Blame It On My Youth, Too Late Now, There's No You, Be My Love, I Want To Talk About You, I Hadn't Anyone Till You, Blue Velvet

Musicians : Houston Person, Richard Wyands, Ray Drummond, Grady Tate

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Is Love Enough?, Nanette Natal, 2002, Benyo

Tracks : Cool/Jet Song, Ooh Child, Mama He Treats Your Daughter Mean, Sometimes, I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm, Is Love Enough?, Let's Face the Music and Dance, Moon River

Musicians : Nanette Natal, Warren Vaché, Richard Wyands, Tony Regusis, Jeff McErlain, Tim Ferguson, Vince Cherico, Annette Aguilar, Gary Schreiner

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Sentimental Journey, Houston Person, 2002, HighNote

Tracks : Sentimental Journey, A Sunday Kind Of Love, It Had To Be You, Fools Rush In, Black Velvet (Don'cha Go 'Way Mad), Save Your Love For Me, What'll I Do, I Love You Yes I Do, Canadian Sunset

Musicians : Houston Person, Richard Wyands, Russell Malone, Peter Washington, Grady Tate

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More Cookin, Benny Carter, 2002, Jazz Heritage

Tracks : On Green Dolphin Street, Mean to Me, Lover Man, South Side Samba, I Thought About You, Out of Nowhere, Take the "A" Train

Musicians : Benny Carter, Richard Wyands, Lisle Atkinson, Al Harewood

May have been released at an earlier date. Subsequently released on CD with a different cover.

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A Stranger In Town, Gene Ammons, 2002, Prestige 24266

Collects together tracks from three albums: Velvet Soul, Sock! anmd Night Lights.

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Smooth Sailing, Teddy Edwards, 2003, HighNote

Tracks : Going Home, All Too Soon, Hank's Tune, Indian Summer, Robbin's Nest, It's The Talk Of The Town, Smooth Sailing, Polka Dots And Moonbeams

Musicians : Teddy Edwards, Richard Wyands, Ray Drummond, Chip White

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Cobb's Groove, Jimmy Cobb's Mob, 2003, Milestone

Tracks : Cobb's Groove, I Miss You, My Love, Willow Tree, Sweet And Lovely, Jet Stream, Moment To Moment, Minor Changes, Bobblehead, Simone

Musicians : Jimmy Cobb, Eric Alexander, Richard Wyands, Peter Bernstein, John Webber

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All Love, Grady Tate, 2003, 441 Records

Tracks : Follow The Path, My One And Only Love, A Weaver Of Dreams, What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life, Dream Love, Don't Misunderstand, In A Sentimental Mood, Estate, Sophisticated Lady

Musicians : Grady Tate, Frank Wess, Richard Wyands, Kenny Barron, John Di Martino, Ira Coleman, Jimmy Cobb

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The Great Divide, Von Freeman, 2004, Premonition

Tracks : Von: "You Ready?", Be My Love, Never Fear Jazz Is Here, This Is Always, Chant Time, Von: "Everybody Mellow?", Blue Pres, Disorder At The Border, Hard Hittin', Violets For Your Furs

Musicians : Von Freeman, Richard Wyands, John Webber, Jimmy Cobb

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Be Bop Meets Bass Thru, The Neo Bass Ensemble featuring Lisle Atkinson, 2005

Tracks : Half Nelson, Peace, Be Bop, Wonderful World, Come On Baby, But Beautiful, Con Alma, Sophisticated Lady, All Blues, Pork Pie Hat, C.B.

Musicians : Lisle Atkinson, Karen Atkinson, Phil Wadkins, Darnell Jay Starkes, Paul Brown, Paul West, Elizabeth Kalfayan, Marsha Perry, Richard Wyands, Richard Allen

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Good Forever, Von Freeman, 2006, Premonition

Tracks : Why Try To Change Me Now, An Affair To Remember, A Night In Paris, Smile, I'll Never Be Free, Didn't We

Musicians : Von Freeman, Richard Wyands, John Webber, Jimmy Cobb

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Forever Lasting: Plays the Compositions of Thad Jones, Scott Robinson, 2008, Arbors

Tracks : Quietude, To You, Interloper, Don't Ever Leave Me, Three and One, Yours and Mine, Fingers, All My Yesterdays, TNA Blues, A Child Is Born, Walkin' About, Kids Are Pretty People, The Summary, Greetings and Salutations

Musicians : Scott Robinson, Richard Wyands, Mike LeDonne, Pat O'Leary, Dennis Mackrel, Klaus Suonsaari

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Prime: Live at the Downtown Room, Kenny Burrell, 2009, HighNote

Tracks : Isabella, Will You Still Be Mine?, A Child Is Born, Common Ground, God Bless the Child, Do What You Gotta Do, Single Petal of a Rose

Musicians : Kenny Burrell, Richard Wyands, Lisle Atkinson, Lennie McBrowne

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The Wizard of Jazz: A Tribute to Harold Arlen, The Peter Hand Big Band featuring Houston Person, 2009, Savant

Tracks : Come Rain or Come Shine, Ill Wind, This Time the Dream's on Me, The Man That Got Away, Let's Fall in Love, Stormy Weather, Blue Jug/Harold's Blues, Over the Rainbow

Musicians : Peter Hand, Houston Person, Cecil Bridgewater, Brian Pareschi, Valery Ponomarev, Jim Rotondi, Sam Burtis, John Mosca, Jim Pugh, Kenny Berger, Don Braden, Ralph Lalama, Brad Leali, Mike Migliore, Richard Wyands, Harvie S, Steve Johns

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Ballads and Other Cautionary Tales, Warren Vache, 2011, Arbors

Tracks : Blues in Bloom, A Premonition of You, A Night in Tunisia, Down Home, Blues in Bloom, Dancing the Gigi, Sonor, Down Home, Take the "A" Train, Stompin' at the Savoy, I'll Walk Alone, Caravan, All the Things You Are, Leila's Blues, There Will Never Be Another You, Man of Moods, The Blues Walk

Musicians : Warren Vache, Tardo Hammer, Richard Wyands, Neal Miner, Leroy Williams, John Allred, Houston Person

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Doin' The Gigi, Gigi Gryce, 2011, Uptown

Tracks : Blues in Bloom, A Premonition of You, A Night in Tunisia, Down Home, Blues in Bloom, Dancing the Gigi, Sonor, Down Home, Take the "A" Train, Stompin' at the Savoy, I'll Walk Alone, Caravan, All the Things You Are, Leila's Blues, There Will Never Be Another You, Man of Moods, The Blues Walk

Musicians : Gigi Gryce, Richard Williams, Cecil Payne, Eddie Costa, Duke Jordan, Richard Wyands (first 12 tracks), Julian Euell, Wendell Marshall, Mickey Roker, Art Taylor

Previously unreleased live and studio tracks from 1957, 1960 and 1961.

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Last updated October 2014