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On March 11, 2003.

On March 11, 2003, “High Note” label released “Smooth Sailing” the 30th and the final Teddy Edwards album. It was recorded in 2001 at “M&I Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Houston Person.

Personnel:

  • Teddy Edwards – tenor saxophone
  • Richard Wyands – piano
  • Ray Drummond – double bass
  • Chip White – drums

Track listing:

  1. Going Home – Teddy Edwards
  2. All Too Soon – Duke Ellington, Carl Sigman
  3. Hank’s Tune – Hank Mobley
  4. Indian Summer – Victor Herbert, Al Dubin
  5. Robbin’s Nest – Illinois Jacquet, Bob Russell
  6. It’s the Talk of the Town – Jerry Livingston, Al J. Neiburg, Marty Symes
  7. Smooth Sailing – Arnett Cobb
  8. Polka Dots and Moonbeams – Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke

on january 22, 2002.

On January 22, 2002, “High Note” label released “Davey Blue”, the 31st David “Fathead” Newman album. . It was recorded in May 2001, at “M&I Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by David “Fathead” Newman, Houston Person.

Personnel:

  • David “Fathead” Newman – alto and tenor saxophone, flute
  • Cedar Walton – piano
  • Bryan Carrott – vibraphone
  • David Williams – bass
  • Kenny Washington – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by David “Fathead” Newman except where noted

  1. Cellar Groove – Norris Austin
  2. Cristo Redentor – Duke Pearson
  3. For Stanley
  4. A Child Is Born – Thad Jones
  5. Black – Cedar Walton
  6. Amandla
  7. Davey Blue
  8. Freedom Jazz Dance – Eddie Harris

On january 21, 2003.

On January 21, 2003, “High Note” label released “The Gift”, the 32nd David “Fathead” Newman album. It was recorded in October 2002, at “The Studio” in New York City, and was produced by David “Fathead” Newman and Houston Person.

Personnel:

  • David “Fathead” Newman – alto and tenor saxophone, flute
  • John Hicks – piano
  • Bryan Carrott – vibraphone
  • Buster Williams – bass
  • Winard Harper – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by David “Fathead” Newman except where noted

  1. The Gift
  2. Don’t Let the Sun Catch You Crying – Gerry Marsden, Freddie Marsden, Les Chadwick, Les Maguire
  3. Off the Hook
  4. Unspeakable Times
  5. Little Sonny’s Tune
  6. Lady Day – L. Johnson
  7. Unchain My Heart – Bobby Sharp, Teddy Powell
  8. Ksue

On January 13, 2004.

On January 13, 2004, “High Note” label released “Song for the New Man”, the 33th David “Fathead” Newman album. It was recorded in October 2003, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by David “Fathead” Newman and Houston Person.

Personnel:

  • David “Fathead” Newman – tenor saxophone, flute
  • Curtis Fuller – trombone 
  • John Hicks – piano
  • John Menegon – bass
  • Jimmy Cobb – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by David “Fathead” Newman except where noted

  1. Visa – Charlie Parker
  2. Time After Time – Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn
  3. Shakabu
  4. Song for the New Man – Pat Rebillot
  5. Passing Through – Herbie Mann
  6. Fast Lane
  7. Lonesome Head
  8. When I Fall in Love – Victor Young, Edward Heyman
  9. This I Dig of You – Hank Mobley

On January 11, 2005.

On January 11, 2005, “High Note” label released “I Remember Brother Ray”, the 34th David “Fathead” Newman album. It was recorded in August 2004, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by David “Fathead” Newman and Houston Person. The album was paying tribute to his bandleader and mentor Ray Charles.

Personnel:

  • David “Fathead” Newman – tenor saxophone
  • John Hicks – piano
  • Steve Nelson – vibraphone
  • John Menegon – bass
  • Winard Harper – drums

Track listing:

  1. Hit the Road Jack – Percy Mayfield
  2. Georgia On My Mind – Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell
  3. When Your Lover Has Gone – Einar Aaron Swan
  4. Drown in My Tears – Henry Glover
  5. ‘Deed I Do – Fred Rose, Walter Hirsch
  6. It Had to Be You – Isham Jones, Gus Kahn
  7. Ruby – Mitchell Parish, Heinz Roemheld
  8. Them That Got (I Ain’t Got Nothing Yet) – Ray Charles, Ricci Harper

In December 1969.

In December 1969, “Prestige” label released “The Boss Is Back!”, the 25th Gene Ammons album. It was recorded in November 1969, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Bob Porter.

Personnel:

  • Gene Ammons – tenor saxophone
  • Prince James, Houston Person – tenor saxophone
  • Junior Mance – piano 
  • Sonny Phillips organ 
  • Buster Williams – bass 
  • Bob Bushnell – electric bass 
  • Frankie Jones, Bernard Purdie – drums
  • Candido – congas 

Track listing:

All tarcks by Gene Ammons except where noted.

  1. The Jungle Boss – Gene Ammons, Junior Mance
  2. I Wonder – Cecil Gant, Raymond Leveen
  3. Feeling Good – Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley
  4. Tastin’ the Jug
  5. Here’s That Rainy Day – Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen
  6. Madame Queen

On October 1, 1999.

On October 1, 1999, “High Note” label released “Chillin’”, the 29th David “Fathead” Newman album. It was recorded in December 1998, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by David “Fathead” Newman and Houston Person.

Personnel:

  • David “Fathead” Newman– soprano, alto and tenor saxophone, flute
  • John Hicks– piano
  • Bryan Carrott– vibraphone
  • Steve Novosel– bass
  • Winard Harper– drums
  • Cadino Newman – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Take the Coltrane – Duke Ellington
  2. Return to Paradise – Dimitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington
  3. The Whole Tzimmes – David “Fathead” Newman
  4. These Foolish Things – Jack Strachey, Holt Marvell, Harry Link
  5. Invitation – Bronisław Kaper, Paul Francis Webster
  6. Chillin’ – David “Fathead” Newman
  7. Caravan – Juan Tizol, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills
  8. Red Top – Lionel Hampton, Ben Kynard

On July 1, 1997.

On July 1, 1997, “Savant” label released “The Opening Round”, subtitled “The Groove Masters Series Vol. 1”, the 43rd Houston Person album. It was recorded in February 1997, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Houston Person.

Personnel:

  • Houston Person– tenor saxophone
  • Joey DeFrancesco– Hammond B3 organ
  • Rodney Jones– guitar
  • Tracy Wormworth– electric bass
  • Bernard Purdie– drums

Track listing:

  1. Sweet Sucker – Johnny Griffin
  2. Let’s Stay Together – Al Green, Al Jackson Jr., Willie Mitchell
  3. Can’t Help Lovin’ That Man – Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II
  4. What’s Going On? – Marvin Gaye, Renaldo Benson, Al Cleveland
  5. When a Man Loves a Woman – Calvin Lewis, Andrew Wright
  6. Blue Spring – Rodney Jones
  7. Song for a Rainbow – Rodney Jones
  8. Shenandoah – traditional

 

On April 3, 2001.

On April 3, 2001, “High Note” label released “Detour Ahead”, the seventh Randy Johnston album. It was recorded in January 1998, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Houston Person.

Personnel:

  • Randy Johnston– guitar
  • David “Fathead” Newman – tenor saxophone
  • Houston Person – tenor saxophone
  • Joey DeFrancesco– organ
  • Byron Landham – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Randy Johnson except where noted

  1. Blues for Edward G.
  2. The Triangle Pose
  3. A House Is Not a Home – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  4. The End of a Love Affair – Edward Redding
  5. (They Long to Be) Close to You – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  6. Two Step Snake
  7. Detour Ahead – Herb Ellis, John Frigo, Lou Carter
  8. Dearly Beloved – Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer

On November 2, 1999.

On November 2, 1999, “Somethin’ Else” label released “Orfeu”, the 36th Ron Carter album. It was recorded February – March 1999, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Ron Carter.

Personnel:

  • Ron Carter– bass
  • Houston Person– tenor saxophone
  • Stephen Scott– piano
  • Bill Frisell– guitar
  • Payton Crossley – drums
  • Steve Kroon – percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Ron Carter except where noted

  1. Saudade
  2. Manhã de Carnaval – Luiz Bonfá, Antônio Maria
  3. Por-Do-Sol
  4. Goin’ Home – Antonin Dvorák, Ron Carter
  5. 117 Special
  6. Obrigado
  7. Samba de Orfeu – Luiz Bonfá, Antonio Maria