Chris Anderson Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sat, Oct 01, 2011


Date: October 12, 1960
Location: Chicago, IL
Label: Vee-Jay

Chris Anderson (ldr), Chris Anderson (p), Bill Lee (b), Arthur Taylor (d)

a. 60-1640    Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams  (Harry Barris, Ted Koehler, Billy Moll)
     Vee-Jay LP 12": RJL 2669 — My Romance   (1983)
     Toshiba-EMI LP 12": 22YB 2087 — My Romance   (1987)
     BMG CD: 766486220423 — My Romance   (2004)
b. 60-1641    So In Love  (Cole Porter)
     Vee-Jay LP 12": RJL 2669 — My Romance   (1983)
     Toshiba-EMI LP 12": 22YB 2087 — My Romance   (1987)
     BMG CD: 766486220423 — My Romance   (2004)
c. 60-1642    My Romance  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
     Vee-Jay LP 12": RJL 2669 — My Romance   (1983)
     Toshiba-EMI LP 12": 22YB 2087 — My Romance   (1987)
     BMG CD: 766486220423 — My Romance   (2004)
d. 60-1643    Monica  (Bill Lee)
     Vee-Jay LP 12": RJL 2669 — My Romance   (1983)
     Toshiba-EMI LP 12": 22YB 2087 — My Romance   (1987)
     BMG CD: 766486220423 — My Romance   (2004)
e. 60-1644    You Stepped Out Of A Dream  (Nacio Herb Brown, Gus Kahn)
     Vee-Jay LP 12": RJL 2669 — My Romance   (1983)
     Toshiba-EMI LP 12": 22YB 2087 — My Romance   (1987)
     BMG CD: 766486220423 — My Romance   (2004)
f. 60-1645    You Stepped Out Of A Dream  (Nacio Herb Brown, Gus Kahn)
g. 60-1647    Soon  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
     Vee-Jay LP 12": RJL 2669 — My Romance   (1983)
     Toshiba-EMI LP 12": 22YB 2087 — My Romance   (1987)
     BMG CD: 766486220423 — My Romance   (2004)
h. 60-1648    A Fellow Needs A Girl  (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)
     Vee-Jay LP 12": RJL 2669 — My Romance   (1983)
     Toshiba-EMI LP 12": 22YB 2087 — My Romance   (1987)
     BMG CD: 766486220423 — My Romance   (2004)
i. 60-1649    I Could Write A Book  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
     Vee-Jay LP 12": RJL 2669 — My Romance   (1983)
     Toshiba-EMI LP 12": 22YB 2087 — My Romance   (1987)
     BMG CD: 766486220423 — My Romance   (2004)
j. 60-1650    Love Letters  (Victor Young, Edward Heyman)
     Vee-Jay LP 12": RJL 2669 — My Romance   (1983)
     Toshiba-EMI LP 12": 22YB 2087 — My Romance   (1987)
     BMG CD: 766486220423 — My Romance   (2004)
k. 60-1653    April In Paris  (Vernon Duke, E. Y. Harburg)
All titles on:      P-Vine CD: PVCP 8184 — My Romance   (1998)

Additional selections: 60-1651 and 60-1652 listed as "unknown original" and "unknown blues". No information listed for 60-1646.

PVCP-1484 contains four additional tracks: Pretty Thing/El Cid/April In Paris/You Stepped Out Of A Dream (short version). Further details needed on composers.


Date: June 28, 1961
Location: Bell Sound Studios, New York City
Label: Riverside

Chris Anderson (ldr), Chris Anderson (p), Bill Lee (b), Philly Joe Jones (d)

a.     See You Saturday - 4:31  (Chris Anderson)
b.     I Hear A Rhapsody - 5:03  (George Fragos, Dick Gasparre, Jack Baker)
c.     You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To - 5:43  (Cole Porter)
All titles on:      Jazzland LP 12": JLP 57 — Inverted Image   
     Jazzland LP 12": JLP 957 — Inverted Image   

Composer credits need confirmation. Studio needs confirmation.


Date: November 8, 1961
Location: Plaza Sound Studios, New York City
Label: Riverside

Chris Anderson (ldr), Chris Anderson (p), Bill Lee (b), Walter Perkins (d)

a.     Inverted Image - 5:55  (Chris Anderson)
b.     Lullaby Of The Leaves - 4:50  (Bernice Petkere, Joe Young)
c.     My Funny Valentine - 4:22  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
d.     Dancing In The Dark - 4:28  (Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
e.     Only One - 3:30  (Chris Anderson)
All titles on:      Jazzland LP 12": JLP 57 — Inverted Image   
     Jazzland LP 12": JLP 957 — Inverted Image   

Composer credits need confirmation. Studio needs confirmation.


Date: October 20 & 21, 1987
Location: Mapleshade Studio, Upper Marlboro, MD
Label: Mapleshade

Chris Anderson (ldr), Chris Anderson (p, v)

a. 01    Where Or When - 9:01  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
b. 02    Detour Ahead - 5:30  (Lou Carter, Herb Ellis, John Frigo)
c. 03    So Blue - 7:03  (Chris Anderson)
d. 04    Love Locked Out - 5:02  (Ray Noble, Max Kester)
e. 05    Send In The Clowns - 6:55  (Stephen Sondheim)
f. 06    The Folks Who Live On The Hill - 6:06  (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II)
g. 07    For Seana - 6:52  (Chris Anderson)
h. 08    Sandy's Song - 5:50  (Chris Anderson)
i. 09    Love Letters - 5:31  (Victor Young, Edward Heyman)
All titles on:      Jazz Heritage CD: 512692L — Love Locked Out   (1990)
     Mapleshade CD: 56922 — Love Locked Out   

Chris Anderson (v) on b, f.


Date: May 18, 1991
Location: Skyline Studio, New York City
Label: DIW

Chris Anderson (ldr), Chris Anderson (p), Ray Drummond (b), Billy Higgins (d)

a. 01    A Beautiful Friendship - 4:12  (Donald Kahn, Stanley Styne)
b. 02    Star Eyes - 7:32  (Don Raye, Gene DePaul)
c. 03    Someday My Prince Will Come - 7:19  (Frank E. Churchill, Larry Morey)
d. 04    Blue Bossa - 6:46  (Kenny Dorham)
e. 05    I Can't Get Started - 7:08  (Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin)
f. 06    Blues One - 7:04  (Chris Anderson)
g. 07    The Summer Knows - 7:14  (Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
All titles on:      DIW CD: DIW 607 — Blues One   

Date: May 1994
Location: Bradley's, New York City
Label: Alsut

Chris Anderson (ldr), Chris Anderson (p), Ray Drummond (b), Frank Gant, Billy Higgins (d)

a. 01    Ceora - 8:00  (Lee Morgan)
b. 02    I Can't Get Started - 11:13  (Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin)
c. 03    Somewhere - 9:08  (Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim)
d. 04    Body And Soul - 14:23  (Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton)
e. 05    It Never Entered My Mind - 7:59  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
f. 06    Joy Spring - 13:32  (Clifford Brown)
All titles on:      Alsut CD: AS 0195 — Live At Bradley's   

Ray Drummond (b) on a-b, d, f; Frank Gant (d) on a, d, f; Billy Higgins (d) on b.

"Ceora" misspelled as "Seora" on issues. The titles "Somewhere" and "It Never Entered My Mind" are exchanged on issue listings.


Date: October 24, 1996
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Alsut

Chris Anderson (ldr), Chris Anderson (p)

a. 01    Sophisticated Lady - 9:53  (Duke Ellington, Mitchell Parish, Irving Mills)
b. 02    I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) - 8:00  (Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster)
c. 03    In A Sentimental Mood - 11:18  (Duke Ellington, Manny Kurtz, Irving Mills)
d. 04    Lush Life - 14:37  (Billy Strayhorn)
e. 05    Have You Met Miss Jones? - 11:37  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
f. 06    A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square - 15:53  (Eric Maschwitz, Manning Sherwin)
All titles on:      Alsut CD: AS 0197 — Solo Ballads   

Date: July 5-7, 1997
Location: CAMI Hall, New York City
Label: Naim

Chris Anderson, Charlie Haden (ldr), Chris Anderson (p), Charlie Haden (b)

a. 01    The Night We Called It A Day - 13:21  (Matt Dennis, Tom Adair)
b. 02    I Hear A Rhapsody - 7:04  (George Fragos, Dick Gasparre, Jack Baker)
c. 03    Alone Together - 6:52  (Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
d. 04    Nobody's Heart - 10:33  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
e. 05    Body And Soul - 6:24  (Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton)
f. 06    The Things We Did Last Summer - 5:26  (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)
g. 07    It Never Entered My Mind - 9:04  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
h. 08    CC Blues - 5:25  (Chris Anderson, Charlie Haden)
i. 09    Good Morning Heartache - 8:03  (Ervin Drake, Dan Fisher, Irene Higginbotham)
All titles on:      Naim CD: CD 022 — None But The Lonely Heart   

Date: July 1998
Location: New York City
Label: Naim

Chris Anderson, Sabina Sciubba (ldr), Chris Anderson (p), David Williams (b), Billy Higgins (d), Sabina Sciubba (v)

a. 01    The More I See You - 4:51  (Harry Warren, Mack Gordon)
b. 02    You Don't Know What Love Is - 5:47  (Don Raye, Gene DePaul)
c. 03    My Romance - 5:18  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
d. 04    Estate [aka Summer] [original or English lyric ver. 1] - 4:10  (Bruno Brighetti, Bruno Martino, Joel Siegel)
e. 05    Polka Dots And Moonbeams - 5:16  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
f. 06    How Long Has This Been Going On - 5:54  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
g. 07    Ain't Misbehavin' - 4:27  (Thomas 'Fats' Waller, Harry Brooks, Andy Razaf)
h. 08    The Gypsy - 4:12  (Billy Reid)
i. 09    Too Late Now - 11:04  (Burton Lane, Alan Jay Lerner)
j. 10    Lazy Afternoon - 9:00  (Jerome Moross, John Latouche)
All titles on:      Naim CD: CD 030 — You Don't Know What Love Is   

Date: October 20 & 21, 1998
Location: CAMI Hall, New York City
Label: Naim

Chris Anderson (ldr), Chris Anderson (p)

a. 01    Here's That Rainy Day - 8:56  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
b. 02    Just Friends - 3:49  (John Klenner, Sam M. Lewis)
c. 03    Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year - 7:36  (Frank Loesser)
d. 04    In Love In Vain - 5:17  (Jerome Kern, Leo Robin)
e. 05    There's A Lull In My Life - 11:26  (Harry Revel, Mack Gordon)
f. 06    I Wished On The Moon - 4:30  (Ralph Rainger, Dorothy Parker)
g. 07    Come Sunday - 6:29  (Duke Ellington)
All titles on:      Naim CD: CD 035 — From The Heart   

Date: February 6, 2001
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Alsut

Chris Anderson (ldr), Chris Anderson (p)

a. 01    Polka Dots And Moonbeams - 8:40  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
b. 02    Good Morning Heartache - 5:53  (Ervin Drake, Dan Fisher, Irene Higginbotham)
c. 03    Solitude - 10:41  (Duke Ellington, Edgar DeLange, Irving Mills)
d. 04    Day Dream - 8:01  (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, John Latouche)
e. 05    There's A Lull In My Life - 11:16  (Harry Revel, Mack Gordon)
f. 06    The Bad And The Beautiful - 4:31  (David Raksin, Dory Langdon Previn)
g. 07    When Sunny Gets Blue - 9:19  (Marvin Fisher, Jack Segal)
h. 08    Theme From "Wuthering Heights" - 10:13  (Alfred Newman)
All titles on:      Alsut CD: AS 0198 — Solo Ballads Two