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Ted Curson discography

This is a discography of Ted Curson albums and albums by other musicians that feature Ted Curson


Ted Curson: leader and co-leader discography

Plenty of Horn, Ted Curson, 1961, Old Town LP 2003

Tracks : Caravan, Nosruc, The Things We Did Last Summer, Dem's Blues, Ahma (See Ya), Flatted Fifth, Bali-H'ai, Antibes, Mr. Teddy

Musicians : Ted Curson, Bill Barron, Eric Dolphy, Kenny Drew, Jimmy Garrison, Dannie Richmond, Pete LaRoca, Roy Haynes

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Live At La Tete De L'Art, Ted Curson Quintet, 1962?, Trans World

Tracks : Cracklin' Bread, Ted's Tempo, Playhouse March, Straight Ice, Quicksand

Musicians : Ted Curson, Al Doctor, Maury Kaye, Charlie Biddles, Charlie Duncan

Recorded Live at La Tęte de L'Art, Montreal, Canada in September 1962.

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Plays Fire Down Below, Ted Curson, 1963, Prestige PRLP 7263

Tracks : Fire Down Below, The Very Young, Baby Has Gone Bye Bye, Show Me, Falling In Love With Love, Only Forever

Musicians : Ted Curson, Gildo Mahones, George Tucker, Roy Haynes, Montego Joe

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Now Hear This!, Bill Barron, Ted Curson & Orchestra, 1964, Audio Fidelity

Tracks : Around The World, Big Bill, The Leopard, Hurdy Gurdy, Dwackdi Mun Fudalick, Jes Swingin', In A Monastery Garden, You Are Too Beautiful

Musicians : Bill Barron, Ted Curson, Kenny Barron Ronnie, Boykins, Dick Berk

Released on Chiaroscuro in 1978 as The Leopard.

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Tears For Dolphy, Ted Curson, 1965?, Fontana

Tracks : Kassim, East 6th Street, 7/4 Funny Time, Tears For Dolphy, Quicksand, Reava's Waltz

Musicians : Ted Curson, Bill Barron, Herb Bushler, Dick Berk

Originally released on Fontana in Europe in 1965 (possibly 1964). Released in the US in 1975 on Arista Freedom. Released on CD by BlackLion with bonus tracks.

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The New Thing And The Blue Thing, Ted Curson, 1965, Atlantic 1441

Tracks : Straight Ice, Star Eyes, Ted's Tempo, Nublu, Reava's Waltz, Elephant Walk

Musicians : Ted Curson, Bill Barron, Georges Arvanitas, Herb Bushler, Dick Berk

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Urge, Ted Curson Quartet, 1966, Fontana

Tracks : Roy's Boys, You Don't Know What Love Is, Cinq Quartre, Musis Sacrum, The Leopard, Latino

Musicians : Ted Curson, Booker Ervin, Jimmy Woode, Edgar Bateman

Originally released on Fontana in Europe in 1966. Released in the US in 1975 on Arista Freedom. Released on CD by BlackLion with bonus tracks.

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Jazz Am Rhein, Various Artists, 1967, Columbia

Tracks : The Gringo (Kurt Edelhagen Und Seine All-Star-Band), The Leopard (Ted Curson Quartett), The Thing (Francis Coppieters And Studio All Stars), Roll´em Pete (Pete Johnson And His Boogie Woogie Company), Beat Bop (Ingfried Hoffmann Big Band), The Fisherman´s Daughter (Dusko Gojkovic Quintett), Wee Dot (Horst Gmeinwieser Quartett), Young Turks (Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Sextett)

Musicians : Idrees Sulieman plays on the last track with the following musicians: Kenny Clarke, Francy Boland, Idrees Sulieman, Ake Persson, Sahib Shihab, Jimmy Woode

All tracks recorded live at Kolner Rheinpark in Cologne in September 1967.

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Ode To Booker Ervin, Ted Curson, 1970, EMI Columbia (Finland)

Tracks : Ode To Booker Ervin, LSD Takes Holiday, Airi's Tune, Montreux, Festival Blue, Typical Ted, The Leopard

Musicians : Ted Curson Eero Koivistoinen, Pentti Hietanen, Pekka Sarmanto, Reino Laine

Recorded in Finland.

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Pop Wine, Ted Curson, 1971, Futura GER 26

Tracks : Pop Wine, L.S.D. Takes A Holiday, Song Of The Lonely One, Quartier Latin, Flip Top

Musicians : Ted Curson, Georges Arvanitas, Jacky Samson, Charles Saudrais

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Cattin' Curson, Ted Curson, 1975?, Marge

Tracks : Flatted Fifth, Marjo, Airi's Tune, Searching For The Blues, Typical Ted

Musicians : Ted Curson, Chris Woods, Georges Arvanitas, Jacky Samson, Charles Saudrais

Released later in the 70's as (Typically Ted).

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Blue Piccolo, Ted Curson, 1976, Whynot PA 7153

Tracks : All The Things You Are, Blue Piccolo, Playhouse March, Song Of The Lonely, Dwackdi Mun Fudalick

Musicians : Ted Curson, Jim McNeely, Cecil McBee, Steve McCall

Subsequently released in 1983 as Ted Curson & Co on India Navigation.

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Jubilant Power, Ted Curson, 1976, Inner City

Tracks : Reava's Waltz, Ted's Tempo, Song Of The Lonely, Airi's Tune, Searchin' For The Blues, Marjo

Musicians : Ted Curson, Phil Woods, Nick Brignola, Andy Laverne, Jim McNeely, David Friesen, Bob Merigliano, Steve McCall, Sam Jacobs

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Quicksand, Ted Curson, 1976, Atlantic (Japan)

Tracks : Spiderlegs, Tears For Dolphy, Typical Ted, Greasy As A Porkchop, Sugar 'N' Spice, Quicksand

Musicians : Ted Curson, Nick Brignola, Robin Kenyatta, Kenny Barron Herb Bushler, Richard Davis, Albert Heath, Chicky Johnson, Lawrence Killian, Butch Curson

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Flip Top, Ted Curson, 1977, Arista Freedom

Tracks : Searchin´ For The Blues, Desolation, Light Blue, Quicksand, Straight Ice, Flip Top

Musicians : Tracks 1-3: Ted Curson, Bill Barron, Herb Bushler, Dick Berk / Tracks 4-6: Ted Curson, Zagreb Radio Orchestra

Tracks 1 to 3 recorded in Paris in August 1964 during the Tears For Dolphy sessions. These tracks were used as bonus tracks on later releases of Tears For Dolphy. Tracks 4 to 6 recoded at the Seventh Yugoslavia Jazz Festival in Ljubljana in 1966.

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(Typical Ted), Ted Curson, 1977?, Trident TRS-503

Tracks : Flatted Fifth, Marjo, Airi's Tune, Searching For The Blues, Typical Ted

Musicians : Ted Curson, Chris Woods, Georges Arvanitas, Jacky Samson, Charles Saudrais

Originally released in 1975 on Marge as Cattin' Curson.

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Blowin' Away, Dizzy Reece & Ted Curson, 1978, Interplay

Tracks : Stella By Starlight, All The Things You Are, Bass Conclave, Moose The Mooche, Marjo, Walkin'

Musicians : Dizzy Reece, Ted Curson, Claude Williamson, Sam Jones, Roy Haynes

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The Leopard, Bill Barron & Ted Curson, 1978, Chiaroscuro

Tracks : Around The World, Big Bill, The Leopard, Hurdy Gurdy, Dwackdi Mun Fudalick, Jes Swingin', In A Monastery Garden, You Are Too Beautiful

Musicians : Bill Barron, Ted Curson, Kenny Barron Ronnie, Boykins, Dick Berk

Originally released on Audio Fidelity in 1964 as Now Hear This.

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The Trio, Ted Curson, 1979, Interplay

Tracks : Snake Johnson, Pent Up House, Quicksand, Straight Ice, 'Round About Midnight

Musicians : Ted Curson, Ray Drummond, Roy Haynes

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I Heard Mingus, Ted Curson, 1980, Interplay

Tracks : I Heard Mingus, Please Please Please Don't Put The Pigsfoot In The Kreplach Soup, Lost Her, Lin's Garden

Musicians : Ted Curson, Bill Saxton, Mike Morgenstern, Jim McNeely, Ryo Kawasaki, Mike Richmond, Adam Nussbaum, Montego Joe

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Snake Johnson, Ted Curson, 1981, Chiaroscuro

Tracks : Snake Johnson, Searching For The Blues, Blue Piccolo, Dwackdo Mun Fudalik, Marjo, LSD, Take A Holiday

Musicians : Ted Curson, Bill Barron, Charlie Williams, Nick Brignola, Jim McNeeley, David Friesen, Steve McCall, Lawrence Killian

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Ted Curson & Co, Ted Curson, 1983, India Navigation

Tracks : Song Of The Lonely, Blue Piccolo, Open The Door, Playhouse March, All The Things You Are

Musicians : Ted Curson, Jim McNeely, Cecil McBee, Steve McCall

Originally released on Whynot as Blue Piccolo.

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Tears For Dolphy, Ted Curson, 1993, Black Lion

Tracks : Kassim, East 6th Street, 7/4 Funny Time, Tears For Dolphy, Quicksand, Reava's Waltz, Searchin' For The Blues, Desolation, Light Blue

Musicians : Ted Curson, Bill Barron, Herb Bushler, Dick Berk

Originally released in Europe on Fontana in the mid-1960's. This CD release has 3 bonus tracks. This same expanded CD format was released by Jazz Colours in 2003.

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Traveling On, Ted Curson, 1996, Evidence

Tracks : Lin's Garden, Quicksand, Flatted Fifth, Tears For Dolphy, Reava's Waltz, Watermelon Man, When The Saints Go Marching In, Flip Flop & Fly, Song Of The Lonely One

Musicians : Ted Curson, Mark Gross, Misako Kano, Ray Drummond, Sylvia Cuenca, Everald Brown, Guilherme Franco, Richard 'Congo' James, Daoud-David Williams

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Sugar 'n Spice, Ted Curson, 1999, Level Green

Tracks : Playhouse March, Jordu, Marjo, Summertime, Sugar 'n Spice, All The Things You Are, Tin Tin Deo, Georgia, Dig, Milestones

Musicians : Ted Curson, Michael Cochrane, Lenny Argese, Calvin Hill, Bruce Cox

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In Paris: Live at the Sunside, Ted Curson, 2007, Blue Marge

Tracks : Caravan, Tears For Dolphy, Dig, Round About Midnight, Woody'n You, Georgia On My Mind, Cantaloupe Island, Plima Boogie, Reava's Waltz, Blueberry Hill, Tin Tin Deo, Lover Man, Milestones, Summertime, Cherokee, Confirmation, Blues Medley

Musicians : Ted Curson, Pierrick Pédron, Guillaume Naturel, Alain Jean-Marie, Gilles Naturel, Philippe Soirat, Julie Saury, Daiva Starinskaite, Evrim Özsuca, Ferhat Oz, Jaanika Ventsel, Sylvia Howard

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Studio Live, Ted Curson & The Clinic Sextet, 2007, Fifty Fifty Records

Tracks : Fables of Faubus, Serchin' fot the Blues, Jump Monk, Tears for Dolphy, Better Get Hit in Your Soul, Think of One, Peggy's Blue Skylight, Monk's Dream, So Long Eric, Ugly Beauty

Musicians : Ted Curson, Jari Hongisto, Pekka Valimaki, Yrjo Hauskala, Seppo Wahl, Vesa Saloranta, Pauli Rukakoski

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Live In Paris: Plays the Music of Charles Mingus, Ted Curson, 2012, Elabeth

Tracks : Playhouse March, Tears For Dolphy, Fables Of Faubus, Nostalgia In Time Square, Goodbye Pork Pie Hat, Better Git Hit In Your Soul

Musicians : Ted Curson, Sarah Morrow, Ricky Ford, Tom McClung, Peter Giron, Doug Sides

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Ted Curson: leader and co-leader: compilations, twofers, etc

'Round About Midnight, Ted Curson Groups with Dizzy Reece, 1989, Trend

Tracks : Pent-Up House, Stella By Starlight, Walkin', 'Round About Midnight, Bass Conclave, Lin's Garden, Snake Johnson, Marjo, All the Things You Are

Musicians : Ted Curson, Dizzy Reece, Bill Saxton, Mike Morgenstern, Claude Williamson, Jim McNeely, Ryo Kawasaki, Mike Richmond, Sam Jones, Ray Drummond, Roy Haynes, Adam Nussbaum, Montego Joe

A CD release of tracks from the 3 Interplay LPs: Blowin' Away (1978), The Trio (1979) and I Heard Mingus (1980).

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Four Classic Albums, Ted Curson, 2014, Avid

Tracks : Caravan, Nosruc Waltz, The Things We Did Last Summer, Dem’s Blues, Ahma (See Ya), Flatted Fifth, Bali-H’ai, Antibes, Mr.Teddy, Fire Down Below, The Very Young, Baby Has Gone Bye Bye, Show Me, Falling In Love With Love, Only Forever, Blast Off, Ode To An Earth Girl, Fox Hunt, Oriental Impression, Back Lash, Nebulae, Cracklin’ Bread, Ted’s Tempo, Playhouse March, Straight Ice, Quicksand

Notes : A 2 CD release which combines three TedCurson albums: Plenty Of Horn, Fire Down Below, Live at La Tete de L’Art, and the Bill Barron album, The Tenor Stylings Of Bill Barron.

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Ted Curson: sideman: main albums and selected single artist collections

Love For Sale, Cecil Taylor, 1959, United Artists

Tracks : Get Out Of Town, I Love Paris, Love For Sale, Little Lees, Matie's Trophies

Musicians : Cecil Taylor, Ted Curson, Bill Barron, Buell Neidlinger, Rudy Collins

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Pre Bird, Charles Mingus, 1960, Mercury

Tracks : Take The "A" Train, Prayer For Passive Resistance, Eclipse, Mingus Fingus No. 2, Weird Nightmare, Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me, Bemoanable Lady, Half-Mast Inhibition

Musicians : Charles Mingus, Clark Terry, Hobart Dotson, Marcus Belgrave, Ted Curson, Richard Williams, Charles Greenlee, Eddie Bert, Jimmy Knepper, Slide Hampton, Bill Barron, Booker Ervin, Joe Farrell, Yusef Lateef, Eric Dolphy, John LaPorta, Robert DiDomenica, Danny Bank, Harry Schulman, Don Butterfield, Paul Bley, Sir Roland Hanna, Charles McCracken, Dannie Richmond, George Scott, Sticks Evans

Subsequently released as Mingus Revisited.

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Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus, 1961, Candid CJM-8005/CJS-9005

Tracks : Folk Forms, No. 1, Original Faubus Fables, What Love, All The Things You Could Be By Now If Sigmund Freud's Wife Was Your Mother

Musicians : Charles Mingus, Ted Curson, Eric Dolphy, Dannie Richmond

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Mingus, Charles Mingus, 1961, Candid CJM-8021/CJS-9021

Tracks : MDM, Stormy Weather, Lock 'Em Up

Musicians : Charles Mingus, Ted Curson, Lonnie Hillyer, Jimmy Knepper, Britt Woodman, Booker Ervin, Charlie McPherson, Eric Dolphy, Nico Bunick, Paul Bley, Dannie Richmond

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The Tenor Stylings Of, Bill Barron, 1961, Savoy MG 12160

Tracks : Blast Off, Ode To An Earth Girl, Fox Hunt, Oriental Impressions, Back Lash, Nebulae

Musicians : Bill Barron, Ted Curson, Kenny Barron, Jimmy Garrison, Frankie Dunlop

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Modern Windows, Bill Barron, 1962, Savoy MG 12163

Tracks : Men At Work, Tone Colors, Dedication To Wanda, Keystone, Noodlin', Duality, Self Portrait, Persian Street Scene

Musicians : Bill Barron, Ted Curson, Jay Cameron, Kenny Barron, Eddie Khan, Pete La Roca

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Into the Hot, The Gil Evans Orchestra, 1962, Impulse! 9

Tracks : Moon Taj, Pots, Angkor Wat, Bulbs, Barry's Tune, Mixed

Musicians : John Carisi, John Glasel, Joe Wilder, Doc Severinsen, Clark Terry, Ted Curson, Roswell Rudd, Urbie Green, Bob Brookmeyer, Jim Buffington, Harvey Phillips, Phil Woods, Gene Quill, Jimmy Lyons, Archie Shepp, Eddie Costa, Cecil Taylor, Barry Galbraith, Art Davis, Milt Hinton, Henry Grimes Osie Johnson, Sunny Murray

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Bill Dixon 7-Tette / Archie Shepp And The New York Contemporary 5, 1964, Savoy MG 12184

Tracks : The 12 December, Winter Song, 1964, Where Poppies Bloom, Like A Blessed Baby Lamb, Consequences

Musicians : Tracks 1-2: Bill Dixon, George Barrow, Ken McIntyre, Howard Johnson, Dave Izenzon, Hal Dotson, Howard McRae / Tracks 3-5: Archie Shepp, Don Cherry, Ted Curson, John Tchicai, Ronnie Boykins, Sunny Murray

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Fire Music, Archie Shepp, 1965, Impulse! 86

Tracks : Hambone, Los Olvidados, Malcolm, Malcolm Semper Malcolm, Prelude to a Kiss, The Girl from Ipanema

Musicians : Archie Shepp, Ted Curson, Joseph Orange, Marion Brown, Reggie Johnson, David Izenzon, Joe Chambers, J.C. Moses

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Mingus Revisited, Charles Mingus, 1965, Limelight 86015

Tracks : Take The "A" Train, Prayer For Passive Resistance, Eclipse, Mingus Fingus No. 2, Weird Nightmare, Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me, Bemoanable Lady, Half-Mast Inhibition

Musicians : Charles Mingus, Clark Terry, Hobart Dotson, Marcus Belgrave, Ted Curson, Richard Williams, Charles Greenlee, Eddie Bert, Jimmy Knepper, Slide Hampton, Bill Barron, Booker Ervin, Joe Farrell, Yusef Lateef, Eric Dolphy, John LaPorta, Robert DiDomenica, Danny Bank, Harry Schulman, Don Butterfield, Paul Bley, Sir Roland Hanna, Charles McCracken, Dannie Richmond, George Scott, Sticks Evans

Originally released in 1960 as Pre Bird.

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Seant, Andrzej Trzaskowski, 1967, Muza (Polskie Nagrania)

Tracks : Seant, Wariacja na temat "Oj tam u boru (Variation on the theme Near The Forest), The Quibble, Cosinusoida

Musicians : Andrzej Trzaskowski, Ted Curson, Wjodzimierz Nahorny, Janusz Muniak, Jacek Ostaszewski, Adam Jedrzejowski

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In Transition, Cecil Taylor, 1975, BN-LA 458-H2

Tracks : Bemsha Swing, Charge 'Em Blues, Azure, Song, You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To, Rick Kick Shaw, Sweet And Lovely, Get Out Of Town, Carol / Three Points, Love For Sale, Little Lees, Motystrophe, I Love Paris

Musicians : Cecil Taylor, Ted Curson, Bill Barron, Steve Lacy, Buell Neidlinger, Chris White, Dennis Charles, Rudy Collins

Sessions from 1955 and 1959 previously released on the albums Jazz Advance and Love For Sale. This double LP compilation was part of the Blue Note Reissue Series.

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Spiral, Andrew Hill, 1975, Freedom / Arista Freedom

Tracks : Tomorrow, Laverne, The Message, Invitation, Today, Spiral, Quiet Dawn

Musicians : Andrew Hill, Ted Curson, Lee Konitz, Robin Kenyatta, Cecil McBee, Stafford James, Art Lewis, Barry Altschul

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Phunky Physicist, Lee Schipper, 1975?, CAM

Tracks : For Jackie, Piccolo Blues, Harvets-Machine, Phunky Physicist, Transmogification, Still Life

Musicians : Lee Schipper, Ted Curson, Björn J-son Lindh, Art Lande, Jan Schaffer, Stefan Brolund, Ola Brunkert

Recorded in Stockholm in 1973. Subsequently released as Jazz Meeting 1 on Four Leaf Records.

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From Europe With Jazz 2: EJF Presents European Jazz Festival Highlights, Vol. 2, Various Artists, 1975, CAM

Tracks : M. C. (Sarmanto-Koivistoinen Group), Break Of Day In Molde (Karin Krog), Ah, Non! (Martial Solal), Studio Blues (Pege Quartet), Proklate - Damned (Jazz Orchestra Of The Prague National Theater), Tisíc Sluncí - A Thousand Suns (Jazz Orchestra Of The Prague National Theater)

Musicians : Ted Curson plays on the Karin Krog track. The musicians on that track are: Karin Krog, Ted Curson, Berndt Egerbladh, Elisabeth Sonstevold, Arild Andersen, Jon Christensen

The tracks on this album were recorded live at various festivals in Europe between 1970 and 1973. The Karin Krog track was recorded at the International Jazz Festival in Nice in 1972.

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Mingus At Antibes, Charles Mingus, 1976, Atlantic SD 2-3001

Tracks : Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting, Prayer For Passive Resistance, What Love?, I'll Remember April, Folk Forms I, Better Git Hit In Your Soul

Musicians : Charles Mingus, Ted Curson, Booker Ervin, Eric Dolphy, Dannie Richmond

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Live at Pori Jazz Festival, Pori Big Band, 1976, Pori Jazz Productions

Tracks : Chameleon, Blue Interlude, Malibu, New Gospel, Scyscrapers, Back To Pori, Bass Folk song

Musicians : Ted Curson plays on the track Back To Pori

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Baritone Madness, Nick Brignola Sextet featuring Pepper Adams, 1978, Bee Hive BH 7000

Tracks : Donna Lee, Billie's Bounce, Marmeduke, Body And Soul, Alone Together

Musicians : Nick Brignola, Pepper Adams, Ted Curson, Derek Smith, Dave Holland, Roy Haynes

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Neo/Nistico, Sal Nistico, 1978, Bee Hive BH 7006

Tracks : Anthropology, You Don't Know What Love Is, Be My Love, Blues For K.D., Bambu, Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum

Musicians : Sal Nistico, Ted Curson, Nick Brignola, Ronnie Mathews, Sam Jones, Roy Haynes

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Impressions Of Charles Mingus, Teo Macero, 1983, Palo Alto

Tracks : Oops! Mr. Mingus, Glory Be! Let The Sun Shine In, Blues For Duke, Goodbye "Mr. Good Bass", Monk's Funk, Open C, Two Bits And A Piece, Chill

Musicians : Teo Macero, Ted Curson, Mel Davis, Jon Faddis, Lew Soloff, Eddie Bert, Britt Woodman, Pepper Adams, Al Cohn, Bill Evans, Alex Foster, Lee Konitz, David Liebman, Dick Oatts, John Stubblefield, Dave Valentin, Don Butterfield, Jorge Dalto, Biff Hannon, Mike Nock, Larry Coryell, Bob DeVos, Jamie Glaser, Ryo Kawasaki, Ron Davis, Will Lee, Marcus Miller, Tom Brechtlein, Allan Schwartzberg, Buddy Wiliams, Rubens Bassini, Carol Steele, Kitt Moran

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Golden Hours, RTV Zagreb Big Band With American Soloists, 1983, Bee Hive BH 01

Tracks : Theme For Art And Silvije, Sea Edther, Waiting For The Morning, Maybe Tomorrow, Flip Top, Anabella, Dilemma, Three Little Feelings, Lady H

Musicians : Ted Curson is the guest soloist on Flip Top

The tracks were recorded in concert between 1968 and 1980.

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The Bee Hive Sessions: Unissued Tunes Vol. One, Various Artists, 1983, Bee Hive BH 01

Tracks : Stablemates, Moonlight In Vermont, On Green Dolphon Street, Like Someone In Love, Blues In F, Blues In The Closet

Musicians : Ted Curson plays on the track Stablemates. The musicians on that track are: Nick Brignola, Pepper Adams, Ted Curson, Derek Smith, Dave Holland, Roy Haynes

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Contemporation And Jazz (Soucasnost A Jazz), Baroque Jazz Quintet / Bohdan Warchal Orchestra, 1984, Panton

Tracks : Science Fiction, Horizons, Triple Concertino For Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Double Drums And Strings, Swinging Music

Musicians : Ted Curson plays on Horizons. The musicians on that track are: Jirí Hlavác, Ted Curson, Jan Adamus, Eduard Spácil, Emil Viklický, František Uhlír, Josef Vejvoda

Recorded in Czechoslovakia in 1983.

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Nebulae, Bill Barron, 1987, Savoy SJL 1184

Tracks : Blast Off, Ode To An Earth Girl, Fox Hunt, Oriental Impressions, Back Lash, Nebulae, Desolation

Musicians : Bill Barron, Ted Curson, Kenny Barron, Jimmy Garrison, Frankie Dunlop

All tracks except the last originally released on The Tenor Styling Of Bill Barron (Savoy MG 12160) in 1961.

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Candid Dolphy, Eric Dolphy, 1988?, Candid CD 9033

Tracks : Reincarnation Of A Love Bird, Stormy Weather, Tain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do, Body And Soul, African Lady, Quiet, Please, Moods In Free Time, Hazy Hues

Musicians : Eric Dolphy, Lonnie Hillyer, Ted Curson (tracks 1 and 2), Roy Eldridge, Booker Little, Benny Bailey, Jimmy Knepper, Julian Priester, Charles McPherson, Coleman Hawkins, Walter Benton, Nico Bunick, Kenny Dorham, Tommy Flanagan, Mal Waldron, Don Friedman, Charles Mingus, Peck Morrison, Art Davis, Ron Carter, Dannie Richmond, Jo Jones, Max Roach, Robert Whitley, Roger Sanders, Abbey Lincoln A collection of previously released and unreleased tracks.

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Living Room, Mark Murphy, 1988, Muse 5345

Tracks : Living Room, Our Love Rolls On, L.A. Song Cycle: L.A./L.A. Breakdown/The Way It Was In L.A., There'll Be Some Changes Made, Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens, Misty, Midnight Sun, Charleston Alley, Full Moon, Maxine

Musicians : Mark Murphy, Ted Curson, Gary Niewood, David Braham, Harry Leahy, Jimmy Lewis, Grady Tate, Ed Caccavale, Larry Killian

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The Complete Candid Recordings Of, Charles Mingus, 1989, Mosaic

Tracks : Folk Forms No. 1, Original Faubus Fables, What Love, All The Things You Could Be By Now If Sigmund Freud's Wife Was Your Mother, Stormy Weather, Melody From The Drums, Reincarnation Of A Lovebird No. 1, Vasserlean, MDM, Bugs, Reincarnation Of A Lovebird No. 2, Lock 'Em Up, Mysterious Blues, Body And Soul, Body And Soul, R & R, Wrap Your Troubles Up In Dreams, Wrap Your Troubles Up In Dreams, Me And You

Musicians : Charles Mingus, Ted Curson, Lonnie Hillyer, Roy Eldridge, Britt Woodman, Jimmy Knepper, Booker Ervin, Charles McPherson, Eric Dolphy, Nico Bunink, Paul Bley, Tommy Flanagan, Dannie Richmond, Jo Jones

A 3 CD set. Ted Curson plays on most tracks on the first 2 CDs. Also released as a 4 LP set possible in 1986.

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At Bottom Line, Mingus Dynasty, 1991, ITM / Westwind

Tracks : Boogie Stop, Chair In The Sky, Mr. Jerry Roll, Sue's Changes

Musicians : Ted Curson, Jimmy Knepper, George Adams, John Handy, Hugh Lawson, Charlie Haden, Dannie Richmond

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Live at Pori Jazz, Spirit of Life Ensemble, 1997, Rise Up Productions

Tracks : The Mentor, The Lady in White, Master Power, On A Clear Day, Sneak Out, Through The Rain, L’Odysee Africaine, Down Home Blues

Musicians : Tony Branker, Ted Curson, Carlos Francis, Patrick Rickman, Carlos Darci DeSaixas, Talib Kibwe, James Stewart, Cleave Guyton, Michael Cochrane, Bryan Carrott, Mamdouh Bahri, Belden Bullock, Daoud-David Williams, Greg Bufford, Everald Brown, Jann Parker

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Collage, Spirit of Life Ensemble, 1998, Rise Up Productions

Tracks : Street Song, La Grand’Rue, Waltz for Weston, Never Make Your Move too Soon, Shades of Light, Master Power, Tin Tin Deo, Lady in White, Come Sunday, Mercy Mercy, The Mentor

Musicians : Tony Branker, Winston Byrd, Ted Curson, Carlos Francis, Patrick Rickman, Carlos Darci DeSaixas, Clifford Adams, Benny Powell, James Stewart, Mark Gross, Cleave Guyton, Talib Kibwe, Cynthia Hilts, Richard Clements, Michael Cochrane, Bryan Carrott, Lenny Argese, Mamdouh Bahri, Belden Bullock, Marcus McLaurine, Greg Bufford, George Gray, Rick Conga, Guilherme Franco, Daoud-David Williams, Everald Brown, Jann Parker

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Change Of The Century Orchestra, Sunny Murray / Khan Jamal / Romulus, 1999, J.A.S.

Tracks : Out For A Walk, Lovely Afternoon, Africa

Musicians : Sunny Murray, Khan Jamal, Romulus Franceschini, Ted Curson, Tyrone Hill, Grachan Moncur III, Middle Middleton, Odean Pope, Byard Lancaster, Fred Haun, Brian Brown, Dave Burrell, Monette Sudler, Tyrone Brown

Recorded in November 1987.

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Modern Windows Suite, Bill Barron, 2000, Savoy Jazz Originals

Tracks : Men At Work, Tone Colors, Dedication To Wanda, Keystone, Blast Off, Ode To An Earth Girl, Fox Hunt, Oriental Impressions, Back Lash, Nebulae, Desolation

Musicians : Tracks 1-4: Bill Barron, Ted Curson, Jay Cameron, Kenny Barron, Eddie Khan, Pete La Roca / Tracks 5-11: Bill Barron, Ted Curson, Kenny Barron, Jimmy Garrison, Frankie Dunlop

Tracks 1-4 taken from Modern Windows (1962). Tracks 5-10 taken from The Tenor Stylings Of Bill Barron (1961). Track 11 a previously unreleased alternate take.

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Twenty Five, Spirit of Life Ensemble, 2000?, Rise Up Productions

Tracks : Chillin, Did it Really Happen, Time Tunnel, White Fang & Black Tooth, Ballad for Old Times Sake, All the Tings for De Band, After the Morning, Quicksand, Parris in April, Eulipians Lament, Round Midnight, Roots & Rhythm

Musicians : Ted Curson plays on some tracks of this album

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Hoarded Dreams, Graham Collier, 2007, Cuneiform Records

Tracks : Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7

Musicians : Graham Collier, Henry Lowther, Kenny Wheeler, Manfred Schoof, Ted Curson, Tomasz Stanko, Conny Bauer, Eje Thelin, Malcolm Griffiths, Geoff Warren, Art Themen, Juhanni Aaltonen, Matthias Schubert, John Surman, David Powell, Roger Dean, Ed Speight, John Schröder, Paul Bridge, Ashley Brown

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Live Au Duc!, Spirit of Life Ensemble, 2007, Cristal

Tracks : Short Story, Wahalla, Blue Wild Flower, Tabarka, It Might As Well Be Spring, Happy Blues, Gossimer, Tears For Dolphy, Down In Brazil, East Of Brazil, Song For My Father, Sackbut Nation/Carlito’s Journey

Musicians : Ted Curson, Vinnie Cutro, Bob Ferrel, Raul DeSouza, Joe Ford, Frank Elmo, Michael Cochrane, Mamdouh Bahri, Gus Nemeth, Bruce Cox, Daoud-David Williams, Guilherme Franco, Mina Agossi, Joe Lee Wilson

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That Healin' Feelin', Spirit of Life Ensemble, 2007, Rise Up Productions

Tracks : Falling On Sunday, Goin' Up, Tears of Joy, Work, Room 42, I Don't Know Yet, The Room, Our Father, One For Joe, Samba 2 Step

Musicians : Ted Curson plays on this album

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Planet Jazz, Spirit of Life Ensemble, 2009, Rise Up Productions

Tracks : Jeroboam, Crocolyle, Notes on a Resurrectin, Obama-Nation, Walking Down JJ Avenue, Funkin' for the Father, My Friend and I Took a Walk, In the Tradition, Dreams for Sale, Curtains, Pt. 2, Eulipian's Lament, Transvision

Musicians : Ted Curson plays on this album

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Journey, Misha Mengelberg / Piet Noordijk Quartet, 2011, Jazz at the Concertgebouw (Muziek Centrum Nederland)

Tracks : Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7

Musicians : Misha Mengelberg, Piet Noordijk, Rob Langereis, Han Bennink, Ted Curson (tracks 4 & 5)

Recorded live at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam in April 1966.

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Bill Barron Quintet & Sextet, Bill Barron, 2012, Fresh Sounds

Tracks : Blast Off, Ode to an Earth Girl, Fox Hunt, Oriental Impressions, Back Lash, Nebulae, Desolation, Men at Work, Tone Colors, Dedication to Wanda, Keystone, Noodlin', Duality, Self Portrait, Persian Street Scene, Bill's Boogie, Groovin', Now's the Time, A Cool One, Jelly Roll, Playhouse March, Work Song, Billie's Bounce

Musicians : Tracks 1-7: Bill Barron, Ted Curson, Kenny Barron, Jimmy Garrison, Frankie Dunlop / Tracks 8-15: Bill Barron, Ted Curson, Jay Cameron, Kenny Barron, Eddie Khan, Pete La Roca / Tracks 16-23: Bill Barron, Booker Ervin, Kenny Barron, Larry Ridley, Andrew Cyrille

A 2 CD set that brings together three album: Tenor Stylings Of Bill Barron (1961), Modern Windows (1962) and Hot Line: The Tenor Of Bill Barron (1964).

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