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Stanley Cowell discography

This is a discography of Stanley Cowell albums and albums by other musicians that feature Stanley Cowell.

Single and various artist compilations which feature previously released tracks with Stanley Cowell are not included.


Stanley Cowell: leader or co-leader discography

Blues For The Viet Cong, Stanley Cowell, 1969, Polydor

Tracks : Departure, Sweet Song, The Shuttle, You Took Advantage Of Me, Blues For The Viet Cong, Wedding March, Photon In A Paper World, Travellin' Man

Musicians : Stanley Cowell, Steve Novosel, Jimmy Hopps

Subsequently released on Arista Freedom (cover shown) and on Black Lion as Travellin' Man.

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Brilliant Circles, Stanley Cowell, 1971?, Freedom / Polydor

Tracks : Brilliant Circles, Earthly Heavens, Boo Ann's Grand, Bobby's Tune

Musicians : Stanley Cowell, Woody Shaw, Tyrone Washington, Bobby Hutcherson, Reggie Workman, Joe Chambers

Subsequently released on Arista Freedom (cover shown) and on Black Lion.

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Illusion Suite, Stanley Cowell Trio, 1973, ECM

Tracks : Maimoun, Ibn Mukhtarr Mustapha, Cal Massey, Miss Viki, Emil Danenberg, Astral Spiritual

Musicians : Stanley Cowell, Stanley Clarke, Jimmy Hopps

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Questions/Answers, Stanley Cowell / Dave Burrell, 1973, Trio

Tracks : Questions, Answers (Epilog)

Musicians : Stanley Cowell, Dave Burrell

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Musa: Ancestral Streams, Stanley Cowell, 1974, Strata East SES 19743

Tracks : Abscretions, Equipoise, Prayer For Peace, Emil Danenberg, Maimoun, Travelin' Man, Departure No. 1, Departure No. 2, Sweet Song

Musicians : Stanley Cowell

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Regeneration, Stanley Cowell, 1976, Strata East SES 19765

Tracks : Trying To Find A Way, The Gembhre, Shimmy Shewobble, Parlour Blues, Thank You My People, Travelin' Man, Lullabye

Musicians : Stanley Cowell, Ed Blackwell, Billy Higgins, Nadi Quamar, Aleke Kanonu, Bill Lee, Jerry Venable, Glenda Barnes, Charles Fowlkes, Jimmy Heath, Marion Brown, John Stubblefield, Psyche Wanzandae, Kareema

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Waiting For The Moment, Stanley Cowell, 1977, Galaxy 5104

Tracks : Ragtime (from "Afro-American Suite Of Evolution"), Boogie Woogie (from "Afro-American Suite Of Evolution"), Parisian Throughfare, 'Round Midnight, Spanish Dancers, Sienna: Welcome, My Darling, Sienna: Waiting For The Moment, Coup De Grass, Today, What A Beautiful Day

Musicians : Stanley Cowell

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Talkin' 'Bout Love, Stanley Cowell, 1978, Galaxy 5111

Tracks : The Stroker, I Am Waiting, If You Let Me, What Do I Do, The Stroker, Talkin' 'Bout Love, (Let Me Love You) Let Me Be Me, Here I Am

Musicians : Stanley Cowell, Eddie Henderson, Julian Priester. Clifford Coulter, Keith Hatchel, Albert Heath, Kenneth Nash, Charles Baker Fowlkes, Loretta Devine

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Equipoise, Stanley Cowell, 1979, Galaxy 5125

Tracks : Equipoise, Lady Blue, Musa And Maimoun, Dr. Jackle, November Mood, Dave's Chant

Musicians : Stanley Cowell, Cecil McBee, Roy Haynes

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New World, Stanley Cowell, 1980, Galaxy 5131

Tracks : Come Sunday, Ask Him, Island Of Haitoo, I'm Trying To Find A Way, El Space-O, Sienna: Welcome To This New World

Musicians : Stanley Cowell, Eddie Henderson, Julian Priester, Pat Patrick, Nate Rubin, Terry Adams, Cecil McBee, Roy Haynes, Kenneth Nash, Judy Lacey, Linda Mandolph, Robert Mandolph

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Live at Cafe Des Copains, Stanley Cowell, 1985, Unisson

Tracks : Waltz For Debbie, Evidence, Please Send Me Someone To Love, Joy Spring, Love For Sale, My One And Only Love, Equipoise, You Took Advantage Of Me

Musicians : Stanley Cowell

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We Three, Stanley Cowell/Frederick Waits/Buster Williams, 1987, DIW

Tracks : Deceptacon, Winter Reflections, Enya-J, Sienna: Welcome My Darling, Sendai Sendoff, Air Dancing, My Little Sharif, Christina, Winter Reflections

Musicians : Stanley Cowell, Frederick Waits, Buster Williams

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Back to the Beautiful, Stanley Cowell, 1989, Concord

Tracks : Theme For Ernie, Wail, It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing), But Beautiful, Sylvia's Place, Come Sunday, Carnegie Six, St. Croix, Prayer For Peace, A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square

Musicians : Stanley Cowell, Steve Coleman, Santi W. Debriano, Joe Chambers

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Sienna, Stanley Cowell Trio, 1989, Steeplechase SCS 1253 / SCCD 31253

Tracks : Cal Massey, I Think It's Time To Say Goodbye Again, Evidence, Sylvia's Place, I Concentrate On You, Sweet Song, Sienna, Dis Place, Celia

Musicians : Stanley Cowell, Ron McClure, Keith Copeland

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Close To You Alone, Stanley Cowell Trio, 1990, DIW

Tracks : 'D' Bass-IC Blues, Endless Fight, Close To You Alone, Equipoise, Celestial Mood, Serenity, Stella By Starlight

Musicians : Stanley Cowell, Cecil McBee, Ronnie Burrage

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Live at Maybeck Recital Hall, Volume 5, Stanley Cowell, 1990, Concord

Tracks : Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise, Stompin' At The Savoy, I Am Waiting, Nefertiti, Jitterbug Waltz, Stella By Starlight, I'll Remember April, Lament, Out Of This World, Django, Big Foot, Little Sunny, Autumn Leaves, Cal Massey

Musicians : Stanley Cowell

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Departure #2, Stanley Cowell, 1990, Steeplechase SCCD 31275

Tracks : Departure #2, Voices All, Photon In A Paper World, Just One Of Those Things, Little Sunny, Placido, Relaxin' At Camarillo, Splintered Ice, Prelude To A Kiss, Setup

Musicians : Stanley Cowell, Bob Cranshaw, Keith Copeland

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Games, Stanley Cowell Trio, 1991, Steeplechase SCCD 31293

Tracks : Sienna: Welcome to This New World, Games, New Picture, Today, What a Beautiful Day, Four in One, Orientale, Four Harmonizations of the Blues, From the Rivers of Our Fathers, Inner Urge

Musicians : Stanley Cowell, Cheyney Thomas, Wardell Thomas

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Such Great Friends, Stanley Cowell / Billy Harper / Reggie Workman / Billy Hart, 1991, Steeplechase SCCD 31293

Tracks : Sweet Song, Destiny Is Yours, Layla Joy, East Harlem Nostalgia

Musicians : Stanley Cowell, Billy Harper, Reggie Workman, Billy Hart

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Bright Passion, Stanley Cowell Trio, 1993, Steeplechase SCCD 31328

Tracks : Brilliant Circles, Bright Passion, Dave's Chant #2, 'Round Midnight, La Danse, I'll Always Love You, My Brother, Piano Concerto No. 1: Tribute to Tatum/Serenity/Cal Massey

Musicians : Stanley Cowell, Cheyney Thomas, Wardell Thomas

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Angel Eyes: Solo Piano, Stanley Cowell, 1994, Steeplechase SCCD 31339

Tracks : The Night Has A Thousand Eyes, Morning Star, Sendai Sendoff, Imagine, Eronel, Angel Eyes, Akua, The Ladder, Abscretion

Musicians : Stanley Cowell

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Setup, Stanley Cowell Sextet, 1994, Steeplechase SCCD 31349

Tracks : Departure, Setup, Varions, Bright Passion, Bip Bip Bam, Sendai Sendoff, Carnegie Six

Musicians : Stanley Cowell, Eddie Henderson, Dick Griffin, Rick Margitza, Peter Washington, Billy Hart

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Live, Stanley Cowell Trio, 1995, Steeplechase SCCD 31359

Tracks : Soaring, Young Hearts, Last Time Out, When I'm Alone, Explorations, My Romance, Mirage, Ansthesia, Only Trust Your Heart

Musicians : Stanley Cowell, Cheyney Thomas, Wardell Thomas

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Mandara Blossoms, Stanley Cowell, 1996, Steeplechase SCCD 31386

Tracks : Whole New World, Day Dream, This Life, Equipoise, I Think It's Time To Say Goodbye Again, Mandara Blossoms, Winter Reflections, Rivers of Our Fathers

Musicians : Stanley Cowell, Ralph Peterson, Bill Pierce, Karen Francis, Jeff Halsey

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Hear Me One, Stanley Cowell, 1997, Steeplechase SCCD 31407

Tracks : Hear Me One, Ruby My Dear, Quartet, Banana Pudding, Anthropology, Tinged, Photon In A Paper World, Ferrell

Musicians : Stanley Cowell, Dwayne Burno, Keith Copeland, Bruce Williams

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Dancers In Love, Stanley Cowell Trio, 2000, Steeplechase SCCD 31386

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Musicians : Stanley Cowell, Tarus Mateen, Nasheet Waits

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Prayer For Peace, Stanley Cowell, 2010, Steeplechase SCCD 31704

Tracks : When Lights Are Low, Blues For Rama, Time Can Only Tell, Japanese Tea House, Today What A Beautiful Day, I'll Never Be The Same, For James Williams, Stealing Gold, Chirality, Prayer For Peace

Musicians : Stanley Cowell, Sunny Cowell, Mike Richmond, Victor Lewis

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It's Time, Stanley Cowell, 2012, Steeplechase

Tracks : Cosmology El Space-O, Vishnu On The Serpent, Krishna, Glass Balls & Couch Bed, Brawl Inducer, I Never Dreamed, It's Time, King, We Shall 2, Long Vamp, Abstrusions

Musicians : Stanley Cowell, Tom DiCarlo, Chris Brown

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Welcome to This New World, Stanley Cowell & Empathlectrik Quartet, 2013, Steeplechase SCCD 31757

Tracks : An Overseas Memory, Tinged, Victim, Duo Improvisation I, Empathlectrik, Invertisement, Sun Burn, Duo Improvisation II, St. Croix, Winter Reflections, Welcome To This New World

Musicians : Stanley Cowell, Vic Juris, Tom DiCarlo, Chris Brown

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Stanley Cowell: sideman

Three for Shepp, Marion Brown, 1967, Impulse! 9139

Tracks : New Blue, Fortunato, The Shadow Knows, Spooks, West India Delicado

Musicians : Marion Brown, Grachan Moncur III, Dave Burrell, Stanley Cowell, Norris Sirone Jones, Beaver Harris Bobby Capp

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Why Not, Marion Brown, 1968, ESP DISK 1040

Tracks : La Sorrella, Fortunato, Why Not?, Homecoming

Musicians : Marion Brown, Stanley Cowell, Norris Sirone Jones, Rashied Ali

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Another Earth, Gary Bartz, 1968, Milestone 9018

Tracks : Another Earth, Dark Nebula, UFO, Lost In The Stars, Perihelion And Aphelion

Musicians : Gary Bartz, Charles Tolliver, Pharoah Sanders, Stanley Cowell, Reggie Workman, Freddie Waits

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Members, Don't Git Weary, Max Roach, 1968, Atlantic 1510

Tracks : Abstrutions, Libra, Effi, Equipoise, Members, Don't Git Weary, Absolutions

Musicians : Max Roach, Charles Tolliver, Gary Bartz, Stanley Cowell, Jymie Merritt, Andy Bey

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The Ringer, Charles Tolliver and Music Inc, 1969, Polydor

Tracks : Plight, On The Nile, The Ringer, Mother Wit, Spur

Musicians : Charles Tolliver, Stanley Cowell, Steve Novosel, Jimmy Hopps

Subsequently released on Arista Freedom (cover shown) and on Black Lion.

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Now!, Bobby Hutcherson, 1969, Blue Note 4333

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The DeJohnette Complex, Jack DeJohnette, 1969, Milestone 9022

Tracks : Equipoise, The Major General, Miles' Mode, Requiem Number 1, Mirror Image, Papa, Daddy and Me, Brown, Warm and Wintry, Requiem Number 2

Musicians : Jack DeJohnette, Bennie Maupin, Stanley Cowell, Miroslav Vitous, Eddie Gomez, Roy Haynes

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Comment, Les McCann, 1970, Atlantic 1547

Tracks : How Many Broken Wings, Can't We Be Strangers Again, Unless It's You, What I Call Soul, Comment, Baby, Baby, Yours Is My Heart Alone

Musicians : Les McCann, Roberta Flack, Jimmy Owens, Joe Wilder, Richard Williams, Benjamin Powell, Dick Griffin, Seldon Powell, Richard Landry, Stanley Cowell, Roland Hanna, Junior Mance, Richard Tee, Billy Butler, Margaret Ross, Ron Carter, Billy Cobham, Donald Dean, plus a large choir on one track

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Music Inc., Charles Tolliver, Stanley Cowell, Cecil McBee, Jimmy Hopps, 1971, Strata East SES 1971

Tracks : Ruthie's Heart, Brilliant Circles, Abscretions, Household Of Saud, On The Nile, Departure

Musicians : Charles Tolliver, Stanley Cowell, Cecil McBee, Jimmy Hopps, Richard Williams, Virgil Jones, Larry Greenwich, Danny Moore, Jimmy Heath, Clifford Jordan, Bobby Brown, Wilbur Brown, Howard Johnson, Garnett Brown, Curtis Fuller, John Gordon, Dick Griffin

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Live at Slugs Vol. 1, Charles Tolliver, 1972, Strata East SES 1972

Tracks : Drought, Felicite, Orientale

Musicians : Charles Tolliver, Stanley Cowell, Cecil McBee, Jimmy Hopps

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Live at Slugs Vol. 2, Charles Tolliver, 1972, Strata East SES 1972-0

Tracks : Spanning, Wilpan's, Our Second Father

Musicians : Charles Tolliver, Stanley Cowell, Cecil McBee, Jimmy Hopps

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Awareness, Buddy Terry, 1972, Mainstream MRL 336

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Swiss Suite, Oliver Nelson, 1972, Flying Dutchman FDS 10149

Tracks : Swiss Suite, Stolen Moments, Black, Brown and Beautiful, Blues and the Abstract Truth

Musicians : Oliver Nelson, Charles Tolliver, Danny Moore, Richie Cole, Bernt Stean, Harry Beckett, Buddy Baker, Bertil Strandberg, Donald Beightol, C.J. Shilby, Monte Holz, John Thomas, Jim Nissen, Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, Jesper Thilo, Ozren Depolo, Gato Barbieri, Michael Urbaniak, Bob Sydor, Steve Stevenson, Stanley Cowell, Victor Gaskin, Hugo Rasmussen, Bernard "Pretty" Purdie, Bosko Petrovic, Na Na, Sonny Morgan

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Alkebu-Lan Land Of The Blacks: Live At The East, Mtume Umoja Ensemble, 1972, Strata East SES 1972-4

Tracks : Invocation, Baba Hengates, Utamu, Saud, Alkebu-Lan, No Words, Seperate Not Equal, Sifa (The Prayer)

Musicians and poets: Mtume, Carlos Garnett, Gary Bartz, Leroy Jenkins, Stanley Cowell, Buster Williams, Ndugu, Bily Hart, Andy Bey, Joe Lee Wilson, Eddie Micheaux, Yusef Iman, Weusi Kuumba

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Impact, Charles Tolliver, 1972, Enja 2016

Tracks : Impact, Brilliant Circles, Truth, Prayer For Peace

Musicians : Charles Tolliver, Stanley Cowell, Ron Mathewson, Alvin Queen

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Handscapes, The Piano Choir, 1973, Strata East SES 19730

Tracks : Jaboobie's March, Straight No Chaser, Precious Lord, Sanctum Saintorium, Nation Time, Effi, Man Extensions, The Almoravids, Killers

Musicians : Stanley Cowell, Nat Jones, Hugh Lawson, Webster Lewis, Harold Mabern, Danny Mixon, Sonelius Smith

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Glass Bead Games, Clifford Jordan Quartet, 1973, Strata East SES 19737/8

Tracks : Powerful Paul Robeson, Glass Bead Games, Prayer to the People, Cal Massey, John Coltrane, Eddie Harris, Biskit, Shoulders, Bridgework, Maimoun, Alias Buster Henry, One for Amos

Musicians : Clifford Jordan, Stanley Cowell, Cedar Walton, Bill Lee, Sam Jones, Billy Higgins

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Live in Tokyo, Charles Tolliver, 1974, Strata East SES 19745

Tracks : Drought, Stretch, Truth, Effi, 'Round Midnight

Musicians : Charles Tolliver, Stanley Cowell, Clint Houston, Clifford Barbaro

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Love And Understanding, Jimmy Heath, 1974, Muse 5028

Tracks : One for Juan, In a Sentimental Mood, Head up! Feet Down!, Far Away Lands, Smilin' Billy, Gemini

Musicians: Jimmy Heath, Curtis Fuller, Stanley Cowell, Bernard Fennell, Bob Cranshaw, Billy Higgins

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A Fresh Viewpoint, Muriel Winston, 1974, Strata East SES 7411

Tracks : Children's Trilogy, We'll Remember Those Years, A Song For My Daddy, Sing Chillun Sing, The Lord Will Make A Way Somehow, A Song To Everyone In The World, Never Been In Love, Weekend, Soul Trane, I'm Never Happy Anymore, Love Took The 7:10 Tonight, The Happy Heart

Musicians include: Muriel Winston, Bill Lee, Clifford Jordan, Stanley Cowell, Billy Higgins

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Genesis, Charles Sullivan, 1974, Strata East SES 7413

Tracks : Evening Song, Good-Bye Sweet John (In Memory Of John Foster: Pianist), Field Holler, Now I'll Sleep, Genesis

Musicians : Charles Sullivan, Sonny Fortune, Onaje Allen Gumbs, Stanley Cowell, L. Sharon Freeman, Alex Blake, Anthony Jackson, Alphonse Mouzon, Billy Hart, Lawrence Killian, Dee Dee Bridgewater

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Long Before Our Mothers Cried, Sonny Fortune, 1974, Strata East SES 7423

Tracks : Long Before Our Mothers Cried, A Tribute To A Holiday (Billie), Sound Of Silents, Five For Trane, Wayneish

Musicians : Sonny Fortune, Charles Sullivan, Stanley Cowell, Wayne Dockery, Chip Lyle, Angel Allende, Mario Muñoz, Richie Pablo Landrum*

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The Cutting Edge, Sonny Rollins, 1975, Milestone 9059

Tracks : The Cutting Edge, To a Wild Rose, First Moves, A House Is Not a Home, Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Stanley Cowell, Yoshiaki Masuo, Bob Cranshaw, David Lee, Mtume, Rufus Harley

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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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Impact, Charles Tolliver Music Inc & Orchestra, 1975, Strata East SES 19757

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Vista, Marion Brown, 1975, Impulse! 9304

Tracks : Maimoun, Visions, Vista, Moment of Truth, Bismillahi 'Rrahmani 'Rrahim, Djinji

Musicians : Marion Brown, Stanley Cowell, Anthony Davis, Reggie Workman, Jimmy Hopps, Jose Goico, Allen Murphy, Bill Braynon, Ed Blackwell, Harold Budd

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Colors, The Brass Company, 1975, Strata East SES 19752

Tracks : Spanish Dancer, Alias Buster Henry, Geni, High Steppin', Colors: Early In The Morning / Evening Shadows / No Promise Of Tomorrow / Clear Skies, Bright Lights

Musicians : Bill Hardman, Charles Tolliver, Eddie Preston, Harry Hall, Lonnie Hillyer, Clif Lee, Kamal Abdul-Aim, Charles Stephens, Kiane Zawadi, Bob Stewart, Stanley Cowell, Bill Lee, Billy Higgins, Sonny Brown

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Step By Step, John Gordon, 1976, Strata East SES 19760

Tracks : Step By Step, P & G Inc., Dance Of The Ymas, No Tricks / No Gimmicks, Making Memories, Activity

Musicians : John Gordon, Charles Tolliver, Roland Alexander, Stanley Cowell, Lisle Atkinson, Andrew Cyrille

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Marchin' On, The Heath Brothers, 1976, Strata East SES 19766

Tracks : Warm Valley, Tafadhali, The Watergate Blues, Maimoun, Smilin' Billy Suite: Part I/Part II/Part III/Part IV

Musicians : Jimmy Heath, Percy Heath, Albert Heath, Stanley Cowell

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Where Have You Been, Billy Boy?, Billy C, 1976, Strata East SES 7610

Tracks : Where Have You Been Billy Boy, Just A Gigolo, Thank Heaven For Little Girls, Both Sides Now, A Fellow Needs A Girl, True, Beware My Heart, Now Or Never, Love Has Gone Away, We'll Remember Those Years, Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes, No Carol

Musicians : Billy "C", Stanley Cowell, Bill Lee, Sonny Brown, Eddie Preston, Kiani Zawadi, George Coleman, Charles Davis, Cliff Lee

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Rebirth Cycle, Mtume, 1977, 3rd Street

Tracks : Sais (Intro), Sais, Yebo, Cabral, Body Sounds, Umoja

Musicians: Mtume, Azar Lawrence, Jimmy Heath, John Stubblefield, Stanley Cowell, Bayeté, Reggie Lucas, Pete Cosey, Leroy Jenkins, Diedre Johnson, Buster Williams, Cecil McBee, Michael Henderson, Andrei Strobert, Billy Hart, Al Foster, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jean Carne, Muktar Mustapha, Tawatha, Carol Robinson, Onika, Shirley Jenkins

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Fancy Free, Richard Davis, 1977, Galaxy 5102

Tracks : The Wine of May, Silver's Serenade, Emily, Nardis, I Still Love You, Baby, Fancy Free

Musicians : Richard Davis, Eddie Henderson, Joe Henderson, Stanley Cowell, Billy Cobham, Dolly Hirota

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Thank You, Thank You, Roy Haynes, 1977, Galaxy 5103

Tracks : Thank You Thank You, Bullfight, Quiet Fire, Processional, Sweet Song

Musicians : Roy Haynes, John Klemmer, Bobby Hutcherson, George Cables, Stanley Cowell, Milcho Leviev, Marcus Fiorillo, Ron Carter, Cecil McBee, Peter Engelhardt, Kenneth Nash

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Passion Flower, Marion Brown, 1978, Baystate RVJ-6024

Tracks : Passion Flower, Smada, Prelude To A Kiss, Spotted Dog, Solitude, Day Dream

Musicians : Marion Brown, Stanley Cowell, Reggie Workman, Roy Haynes

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Headin' Home, Jimmy Owens, 1978, Horizon SP 729

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Passing Thru, Heath Brothers, 1978, Columbia

Tracks : A New Blue, Light Of Love, In New York, Artherdoc Blues, Mellowdrama, Yardbird Suite, Changes, Prince Albert

Musicians: Jimmy Heath, Percy Heath, Albert Tootie Heath, Wayne Andre, Howard Johnson, Jim Buffington, Joe De Angelis, Stanley Cowell, Tony Purrone, Mtume

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Vistalite, Roy Haynes, 1978, Galaxy 5116

Tracks : Vistalite, More Pain Than Purpose, Wonderin', Venus Eyes, Rok Out, Water Children, Invitation

Musicians : Roy Haynes, Ricardo Strobert, Joe Henderson, George Cables, Stanley Cowell, Milcho Leviev, Marcus Fiorillo, Cecil McBee, Dave Jackson, Kenneth Nash

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Beast Is, Barry Wallenstein, Cecil McBee, Stanley Cowell, 1978, AK-1020

Tracks : Revenge, Liberty NY, Legend Of The Wild West, In The Money Talk, All Messed Up, Skimmer, Deception I And II, Snow Fire, A House In The Mountains, Loss Of Parts, Complaint, Paranoia, Back Ache, Beast Is A Wolf, Spider's Way, Snake, A Sleeping Man, Field Of Questions, Shorty Life Of A Five-Minute Dancer, Footprints, Where I Need To Be, Time After Time

Musicians : Barry Wallenstein, Stanley Cowell, Cecil McBee

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A Tribute To Monk and Bird, Thad Jones / George Adams / George Lewis / Stanley Cowell / Reggie Workman / Lenny White, 1978, Tomato

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Tracks : Air Conditionning, Au Privave, Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues-Are, Straight No Chaser, Misterioso, Perhaps

Musicians : Thad Jones, Cecil Bridgewater, George Adams, George Lewis, Stanley Cowell, Reggie Workman, Lenny White, Warren Smith

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Lightning And Thunder, Bridgewater Brothers, 1978, Denon

Tracks : Silent Rain, Dear Trane, Lightning & Thunder

Musicians : Cecil Bridgewater, Ron Bridgewater, Stanley Cowell, Reggie Workman, Michael Carvin

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Step Across, Mieko Hirota, 1978, CBS / Sony

Tracks : Our Love Is Here To Stay, He's Funny That Way, Bewitched, My One And Only Love, A Foggy Day, Step Across That Line, A Woman Am I, Free And Easy

Musicians : Mieko Hirota, Terumasa Hino, Joe Farrell, Stanley Cowell, Richard Davis, Billy Cobham

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Spiral, Bobby Hutcherson, 1979, Blue Note LT 996

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Art Pepper Today, Art Pepper, 1979, Galaxy 5119

Tracks : Miss Who?, Mambo Koyama, Lover Come Back To Me, Patricia, These Foolish Things, Chris's Blues

Musicians: Art Pepper, Stanley Cowell, Cecil McBee, Roy Haynes, Kenneth Nash

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In Motion, Heath Brothers, 1979, Columbia

Tracks : Feelin' Dealin', The Voice Of The Saxophone, Project "S", Move To The Groove, Passion Flower, A Time And A Place

Musicians: Jimmy Heath, Percy Heath, Irvin Markowitz, Wayne Andre, Paul Faulise, Joseph DeAngelis, Howard Johnson, Stanley Cowell, Tony Purrone, Keith Copeland

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In The Tradition, Arthur Blythe, 1979, Columbia

Tracks : Jitterbug Waltz, In a Sentimental Mood, Break Tune, Caravan, Hip Dripper, Naima

Musicians : Arthur Blythe, Stanley Cowell, Fred Hopkins, Steve McCall

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Way Out West, Richard Davis, 1979, Muse 5180

Tracks : Musicians : Richard Davis, Eddie Henderson, Joe Henderson, Stanley Cowell, Billy Cobham, Dolly Hirota

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Ballads By Four, Art Pepper/John Klemmer/Johnny Griffin/Joe Henderson, 1980, Galaxy 5133

Tracks : Over The Rainbow, God Bless The Child, Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, Good Morning Heartache

Musicians : Art Pepper, Stanley Cowell, Cecil McBee, Roy Haynes (Over The Rainbow) / John Klemmer, Stanley Cowell, John Heard, Roy Haynes (God Bless The Child) / Johnny Griffin, Stanley Cowell, Cecil McBee, Roy Haynes (Smoke Gets In Your Eyes) / Joe Henderson, Stanley Cowell, John Heard, Roy Haynes (Good Morning Heartache)

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Five Birds And A Monk, Art Pepper/John Klemmer/Johnny Griffin/Joe Farrell/Joe Henderson/Harold Land, 1980, Galaxy 5134

Tracks : Billie's Bounce, 'Round Midnight, Confirmation, Yardbird Suite, Relaxin' At Camarillo, Bloomdido

Musicians : Johnny Griffin, Stanley Cowell, Cecil McBee, Roy Haynes (Billie's Bounce) / John Klemmer, Stanley Cowell, John Heard, Roy Haynes ('Round Midnight) / Joe Farrell, Stanley Cowell, John Heard, Roy Haynes (Confirmation) / Art Pepper, Stanley Cowell, Cecil McBee, Roy Haynes (Yardbird Suite) / Joe Henderson, John Heard, Roy Haynes (Relaxin' At Camarillo) / Harold Land, Stanley Cowell, John Heard, Roy Haynes (Bloomdido)

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Patterns, Bobby Hutcherson, 1980, Blue Note LT 1044

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Medina, Bobby Hutcherson, 1980, Blue Note LT 1086

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Live At The Public Theater, Heath Brothers, 1980, Columbia

Tracks : A Sassy Samba, Warm Valley, Cloak And Dagger, For The Public, Watergate Blues, We Need Peace And We Need Love, Artherdoc Blues

Musicians: Jimmy Heath, Percy Heath, Stanley Cowell, Tony Purrone, Akira Tana, Alex Acuna, Reubens Bassini

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Expressions Of Life, Heath Brothers, 1980, Columbia

Tracks : Dreamin', Tender Touch, Ruby, My Dear, Then What, Use It (Don't Abuse It), No More Weary Blues, Equipoise, Confirmation

Musicians: Jimmy Heath, Percy Heath, Stanley Cowell, Edward Walsh, Edward Moore, Anthony Purrone, Akira Tana, Howard King, Mtume, Tawatha

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Winter Moon, Art Pepper, 1981, Galaxy 5140

Tracks : Our Song, Here's That Rainy Day, That's Love, Winter Moon, When The Sun Comes Out, Blues In The Night, The Prisoner (Love Theme From "The Eyes Of Laura Mars")

Musicians : Art Pepper, Stanley Cowell, Howard Roberts, Cecil McBee, Carl Burnett, plus string

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One September Afternoon, Art Pepper, 1981, Galaxy 5141

Tracks : Mr. Big Falls His J.G. Hand, Close To You Alone, There Will Never Be Another You, Melolev, Goodbye, Again!, Brazil

Musicians : Art Pepper, Stanley Cowell, Howard Roberts, Cecil McBee, Carl Burnett

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Brotherly Love, Heath Brothers, 1982, Antilles AN 1003

Tracks : A Sound For Sore Ears, Autumn In New York, No End, Life In The City, Homes, Rejoice

Musicians : Jimmy Heath, Percy Heath, Stanley Cowell, Tony Purrone, Akira Tana

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New York Big Band, George Russell, 1982, Soul Note

Tracks : Living Time: Event V, Big City Blues, Listen to the Silence Part 1, Cubano Be, Cubano Bop, Mystic Voices, God Bless the Child, Listen to the Silence Part 2

Musicians : George Russell, Stanton Davis, Terumasa Hino, Lew Soloff, Americo Bellotto, Bertil Lövgren, Håken Nyquist, Jan Allan, Gary Valente, Lars Olofsson, Bengt Edvarsson, Jörgen Johansson, Sven Larsson, Dave Taylor, John Clark, Ricky Ford, Roger Rosenberg, Marty Ehrlich, Arne Domnerus, Ian Uling, Lennart Åberg, Bernt Rosengren, Erik Nilsson, Carl Atkins, Stanley Cowell (track 1), Goetz Tangerding, Ricky Martinez, Vlodek Gulgowski, Mark Slifstein, Rune Gustafsson, Cameron Brown, Lars-Urban Helje, Warren Smith, Lars Beijbon, Babafumi Akunyon, Lee Genesis, Sabu Martinez

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The New York Montreux Connection, Various Artists, 1982, Columbia

Tracks : Ballad Medley: Lover Man/You Leave Me Breatless/Lush Life, Ornithology, Hot House, Rotunda

Musicians : Ballad Medley & Ornithology (Paquito D'Rivera, Phil Woods, Arthur Blythe, John Hicks, Art Davis, Steve McCall), Hot House (Slide Hampton, Jimmy Heath, Stanley Cowell, Tony Purrone, Percy Heath, Akira Tana), Rotunda (McCoy Tyner, Avery Sharpe, Ronnie Burrage, Joe Ford, John Blake, Chico Freeman, Arthur Blythe, Paquito D'Rivera)

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Brothers And Others, Heath Brothers, 1983, Antilles AN 1016

Tracks : Keep Love Alive, Sleeves, Islandized, Longravity, Nice People, Preluded To A Kiss, Hi-Fly

Musicians : Albert "Tootie" Heath, Percy Heath, Jimmy Heath, Slide Hampton, Stanley Cowell, Joe Kennedy

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A Dream For Rahsaan, Dick Griffin, 1985, Ruby Records

Tracks : There Is A Time For Love, Darkness Of Duke, Come In And See, The Love Always Blues, It's About That Time, A Dream For Rahsaan

Musicians : Dick Griffin, Gary Bartz, Stanley Cowell, Cecil McBee, Idris Muhammad, Billy Hart

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Equipoise, Larry Coryell, 1985, Muse 5319

Tracks : Unemployed Floyd, Tender Tears, Equipoise, Christina, Joy Spring, First Things First

Musicians : Larry Coryell, Stanley Cowell, Buster Williams, Billy Hart

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Toku Do, Larry Coryell, 1988, Muse 5350

Tracks : Moment's Notice, 'Round Midnight, Toku Do, Just Friends, My Funny Valentine, Sophisticated Lady

Musicians : Larry Coryell, Stanley Cowell, Buster Williams, Beaver Harris

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Air Dancing, Larry Coryell Quartet, 1988, Jazzpoint

Tracks : Prayer For Peace, Air Dancing, Impressions, Sienna: Welcome, My Darling, Rhapsody In Blue

Musicians : Larry Coryell, Stanley Cowell, Buster Williams, Billy Hart

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Quintergy: Live At The Village Vanguard, J.J. Johnson, 1991, Antilles/Emarcy

Tracks : When The Saints Go Marching In, Blue Bossa, Doc Was Here, Bud's Blues, Quintergy, Lament, Why Indianapolis - Why Not Indianapolis, It's All Right With Me, Coppin' The Bop, Nefertiti, You've Changed, Commutation

Musicians : J.J. Johnson, Ralph Moore, Stanley Cowell, Rufus Reid, Victor Lewis

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Standards: Live At The Village Vanguard, J.J. Johnson, 1991, Antilles/Emarcy

Tracks : See See Rider, Shortcake, Sweet Georgia Gillespie, My Funny Valentine, Just Friends, Misterioso, You Stepped Out Of A Dream, Misty, Autumn Leaves, What Is This Thing Called Love

Musicians : J.J. Johnson, Ralph Moore, Stanley Cowell, Rufus Reid, Victor Lewis

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She's Got To Have It Soundtrack, Bill Lee, 1991, Verve

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Let's Hang Out, J.J. Johnson, 1991, Antilles/Emarcy

Tracks : First Movement: Ode To G T, Second Movement: Let's Hang Out, Third Movement: Love You Nana, Fourth Movement: Reunion, Stir-Fry, It Never Entered My Mind, Kenya, Beautiful Love, It's You Or No One, May I Have Dis Dance, Syntax, Hasten Jason, I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)

Musicians : J.J. Johnson, Terence Blanchard, Jimmy Heath, Ralph Moore, Renée Rosnes, Stanley Cowell, Rufus Reid, Lewis Nash, Victor Lewis

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Live At Jazz Alley, Jay Clayton, 1991, ITM Pacific

Tracks : Birk's Works, Once Upon A Summertime / The Meaning Of The Blues, Sunshower, My Foolish Heart, There Will Never Be Another You, But Beautiful, Equinox

Musicians : Jay Clayton, Julian Priester, Stanley Cowell, Gary Peacock, Jerry Granelli

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The Ruby And The Pearl, Dominique Eade, 1992, Accurate Records

Tracks : The Ruby And The Pearl, If I Were A Bell, In Return, I Think It's Time To Say Goodbye, Again, Maristella, Inner Urge, Worlds Apart, A Portrait Of You, Blood Count, New Waltz, Crazeology, Out Of This World

Musicians : Dominique Eade, Stanley Cowell, John Lockwood, Alan Dawson, Allan Chase

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The Time And The Place, Jimmy Heath, 1994, Landmark 1538

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The Song Is You, Stan Getz, 1996, Laserlight

Tracks : The Song Is You, O Grande Amor, For Jane, Dane's Chant, Major General, Folk Tune For Bass, Tonight I Shall Sleep With A Smile, On My Face / Desafinado, All The Things You Are, Summer Night, One Note Samba

Musicians : Stan Getz, Stanley Cowell, Miroslav Vitous, Jack DeJohnette

(Recorded in 1969 and possibly released before this 1996 CD release)

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As We Were Saying, The Heath Brothers, 1997, 32 Jazz/Savoy

Tracks : The Newest One, Bop Again, For Seven's Sake, South Filthy, I'm Glad There Is You, Dave's Haze, Daydream, Nostalgia, This Is What It Is

Musicians : Jimmy Heath, Percy Heath Albert Tootie Heath, Jon Faddis, Slide Hampton, Stanley Cowell, Sir Roland Hanna, Mark Elf, James Mtume

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Major Jazz Minor Blues, Larry Coryell, 1998, 32 Jazz/Savoy

Tracks : Moment's Notice, The Duke, 'Round Midnight, Joy Spring, Yesterdays, No More Booze, Minor Blues, Tender Tears, My Shining Hour, Toku Du, Sophisticated Lady

Musicians : Larry Coryell, Kenny Barron, Stanley Cowell, Albert Dailey, Buster Williams, George Mraz, Beaver Harris, Billy Hart, Marvin "Smitty" Smith

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Cats Are Stealing My $hit!, Warren Smith, 1998, Mapleshade Records

Tracks : Ann of Nzinga, Jitterbug Waltz, Cats Are Stealing My $hit (Lock the Toilet Door), Descent Into Kangnung, Blues for Dawud, Strange Fruit, The Lake, The Chief, The Lonely Man Rap, The Song U Gave Me This Morning, Lite Bud, Quality of Life Suite: My God, What A Dance/Cardboard City/Billy, Blow Ya Horn!/Squeegee Men (And Other Quality of Life Violators), Orishas

Musicians : Warren Smith, Kent Jordan, Stanley Cowell, Steve Novosel, Chief Bey, Amirou

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Spirituals & Dedications, Jane Bunnett, 2001, Justin Time

Tracks : Don's Light, A Laugh For Rory, I'm Gonna Tell God, Illusion Suite, Shadrack, Cal Massey, Powerful Paul Robeson, Nobody Knows, Ecclusiastics, Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child

Musicians : Jane Bunnett, Larry Cramer, Dewey Redman, Stanley Cowell, Kieran Overs, Mark McLean, Dean Bowman

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Precipice, Lenora Zenzalai Helm, 2002, Baoule

Tracks : Falling Down, Every Time We Say Goodbye, Wiseone/Precipice, But Not for Me, Three Little Words, Out of Ashes, Highwire, Says My Heart, Just Go, T.G.T.T., Cheek to Cheek, Autumns

Musicians : Lenora Zenzalai Helm, Duane Eubanks, Stanley Cowell, Tarus Mateen, Nasheet Waits

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Quiet Fire, Roy Haynes, 2004, Galaxy

Tracks : Thank You Thank You, Bullfight, Quiet Fire, Processional, Sweet Song, Vistalite, More Pain Than Purpose, Wonderin', Venus Eyes, Rok Out, Water Children, Invitation

Musicians : Stanley Cowell plays on a number of tracks on this compilation. All tracks were originally released on the Thank You Thank You and Vistalite albums.

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With Love, Charles Tolliver Big Band, 2007, Blue Note

Tracks : Rejoicin', With Love, 'Round Midnight, Mournin' Variations, Right Now, Suspicion, Hit The Spot

Musicians : Charles Tolliver, David Guy, Chris Albert, Keyon Harrold, David Weiss, James Zollar, Joe Fiedler, Clark Gayton, Stafford Hunter, Jason Jackson, Aaron Johnson, Todd Bashore, Craig Handy, Jimmy Cozier, Billy Harper, Bill Saxton, Howard Johnson, Stanley Cowell, Robert Glasper, Ched Tolliver, Cecil McBee, Victor Lewis

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Emperor March: Live at the Blue Note, Charles Tolliver Big Band, 2009, Half Note

Tracks : On The Nile, I Want To Talk About You, Emperor March, Chedlike, In The Trenches, Toughin'

Musicians : Charles Tolliver, Cameron Johnson, Michael Williams, Keyon Harrold, David Weiss, Mike Dease, Jason Jackson, Stafford Hunter, Ernest Stuart, Aaron Johnson, Bill Saxton, Bruce Williams, Todd Bashore, Billy Harper, Marcus Strickland, Jason Marshall, Stanley Cowell, Anthony Wonsey, Reggie Workman, Gene Jackson

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Last updated September 2014