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Pete La Roca: Basra

In October 1965, “Blue Note” label release “Basra”, the debut Pete La Roca album. It was recorded in May 1965, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Pete La Roca – drums
  • Joe Henderson – tenor saxophone
  • Steve Kuhn – piano
  • Steve Swallow – bass
  • Rudy van Gelder – recording
  • Reid Miles – design
  • Ira Gitler – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Pete La Roca except where noted.

  1. Malagueña – Ernesto Lecuona
  2. Candu
  3. Tears Come from Heaven
  4. Basra
  5. Lazy Afternoon – John La Touche, Jerome Moross
  6. Eiderdown – Steve Swallow

Larry Young: Unity

In August 1966, “Blue Note” label released “Unity”, the fifth Larry Young album. It was recorded in November 1965, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Larry Young – Hammond B-3 organ
  • Woody Shaw – trumpet
  • Joe Henderson – tenor saxophone
  • Elvin Jones – drums
  • Rudy Van Gelder – engineer
  • Reid Miles – design
  • Francis Wolff – photography
  • Nat Hentoff – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Zoltan – Woody Shaw
  2. Monk’s Dream – Thelonious Monk
  3. If – Joe Henderson
  4. The Moontrane – Woody Shaw
  5. Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise – Oscar Hammerstein II, Sigmund Romberg
  6. Beyond All Limits – Woody Shaw

Joe Henderson: Black Narcissus

In January 1976, “Milestone” label released “Black Narcissus”, the 20th Joe Henderson album. It was recorded in October 1974, at “Studios Europa Sonor” in Paris, April 1975, at “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, California, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews and Joe Henderson.

Personnel:

  • Joe Henderson – tenor sax
  • Joachim Kühn – piano
  • Patrick Gleeson – synthesizer, arranger
  • David Friesen – bass 
  • Jean-François Jenny-Clark – bass
  • Daniel Humair – drums, cover painting
  • Jack DeJohnette – drums
  • Bill Summers – congas, percussion
  • Bruce Walford – engineer
  • Claude Martenot – engineer
  • Neil Schwartz – engineer
  • Seth Dworkin – engineer
  • Skip Shimmin – engineer
  • David Turner – mastering
  • Lance Anderson – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Henderson, except where noted.

  1. Black Narcissus
  2. Hindsight and Forethought
  3. Power to the People
  4. Amoeba
  5. Good Morning Heartache – Irene Higginbotham, Ervin Drake, Dan Fisher
  6. The Other Side of Right

Joe Henderson: The Kicker

In January 1968, “Milestone” label released “The Kicker”, the debut Joe Henderson album. It was recorded in August 1967, at “Plaza Sound Studio” in New York City and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Joe Henderson – tenor saxophone
  • Mike Lawrence – trumpet
  • Grachan Moncur III – trombone
  • Kenny Barron – piano
  • Ron Carter – bass
  • Louis Hayes – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Henderson except where noted.

  1. Mamacita
  2. The Kicker
  3. Chelsea Bridge – Billy Strayhorn
  4. If
  5. Nardis – Miles Davis
  6. Without a Song – Edward Eliscu, Billy Rose, Vincent Youmans
  7. O Amor Em Paz (Once I Loved) – Vinicius de Moraes, Ray Gilbert, Antonio Carlos Jobim
  8. Mo’ Joe

Kenny Dorham: Una Mas

In January 1964, “Blue Note” label released “Una Mas”, the 17th Kenny Dorham album. It was recorded in April 1963, at “Van Gelder Studios” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Kenny Dorham – voice, trumpet
  • Joe Henderson – tenor saxophone
  • Herbie Hancock – piano
  • Butch Warren – bass
  • Tony Williams – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Kenny Dorham, except where noted

  1. Una Mas (One More Time)
  2. Straight Ahead
  3. Sao Paulo
  4. If Ever I Would Leave You – Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe

Joe Henderson: In the Pursuit of Blackness

In November 1971, “Milestone” label released “In Pursuit of Blackness”, the 13th Joe Henderson album. It was recorded in September 1970 at “Lighthouse Café” in Hermosa Beach, May 1971, at “Decca Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Joe Henderson – tenor saxophone
  • Woody Shaw – trumpet
  • Curtis Fuller – trombone
  • Pete Yellin – alto saxophone, flute, bass clarinet
  • George Cables – electric piano
  • Ron McClure, Stanley Clarke – bass
  • Lenny White – drums
  • Tony Waters – congas

Track listing:

 All tracks by Joe Henderson, except where noted.

  1. No Me Esqueca
  2. Invitation – Bronisław Kaper
  3. A Shade of Jade
  4. Gazelle
  5. Mind Over Matter

Joe Henderson: If You’re Not Part of the Solution, You’re Part of the Problem

In November 1970, “Milestone” label released “If You’re Not Part of the Solution, You’re Part of the Problem”, the eleventh Joe Henderson album. It was recorded in September 1970, at “Lighthouse Studio” in Hermosa Beach, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Joe Henderson – tenor saxophone
  • Woody Shaw – flugelhorn, trumpet
  • George Cables – electric piano
  • Ron McClure – double and electric bass
  • Tony Waters – congas
  • Lenny White – drums

Track listing:

  1. Caribbean Fire Dance – Joe Henderson
  2. Round Midnight – Thelonious Monk
  3. Mode for Joe – Cedar Walton
  4. If You’re Not Part of the Solution, You’re Part of the Problem – Joe Henderson
  5. Blue Bossa – Kenny Dorham
  6. Closing Theme – Joe Henderson

On June 6, 2006.

On June 6, 2006, “Blue Note” label released “Pax”, the seventh Andrew Hill album. It was recorded in February 1965, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Andrew Hill – piano
  • Freddie Hubbard – cornet 
  • Joe Henderson – tenor saxophone 
  • Richard Davis – bass
  • Joe Chambers – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Andrew Hill

  1. Eris
  2. Pax
  3. Calliope
  4. Euterpe
  5. Erato
  6. Roots ‘n’ Herbs
  7. Euterpe (alternate take)

In May 1975.

In May 1975, “Milestone” label released “Canyon Lady”, the 17th Joe Henderson album. It was recorded in October 1973, at “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, US, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Joe Henderson – tenor saxophone
  • Mark Levine – acoustic piano
  • George Duke – electric piano
  • John Heard – double bass
  • Eric Gravatt – drums
  • Carmelo Garcia – timbales
  • Victor Pantoja – congas
  • Francisco Aguabella – congas
  • Julian Priester – trombone
  • Nicholas Tenbroek – trombone
  • Luis Gasca – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Oscar Brashear – trumpet
  • John Hunt – trumpet
  • Hadley Caliman – flute, tenor sax
  • Ray Pizzi – flute
  • Vincent Denham – flute
  • Jim Stern – recording engineer
  • Tony Lane – cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Tres Palabras – Osvaldo Farres
  2. Las Palmas – Joe Henderson
  3. Canyon Lady – Mark Levine
  4. All Things Considered – Mark Levine

In May 1974.

In May 1974, “Milestone” label released “The Elements”, the 16th Joe Henderson album. It was recorded in October 1973, at “The Village Recorder” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Joe Henderson – tenor sax, flute, alto flute
  • Alice Coltrane – piano, harp, tanpura, harmonium
  • Michael White – violin
  • Charlie Haden – bass
  • Leon “Ndugu” Chancler – drums
  • Kenneth Nash – congas, North African Sakara Drum, bells, gong, percussion, flute (3), narrator
  • Baba Duru Oshun – percussion, tabla

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Henderson.

  1. Fire
  2. Air
  3. Water
  4. Earth