Barry Harris Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sun, Oct 02, 2011


Date: 1950
Location: Detroit, MI
Label: New Song

Barry Harris (ldr), Frank Foster (ts), John Evans (g), Barry Harris (p), Ray McKinney (b), Ralph Clark (d), Christine Harris (v)

a. BMI109A    Santa Fe Shuffle - 2:45  (Porter Roberts)
b. BMI109B    Hopper Topper - 3:33  (Barry Harris, Porter Roberts)

Frank Foster (ts) on b; Christine Harris (v) on a.

Vocal group known as The Coquettes. Additional members unknown.

Note: In a biography of Ray McKinney (by Jim Gallert) we read: “McKinney and Harris worked local jobs backing a vocal group in which Harris’ wife Christine was a member. The group recorded at least twenty titles for the NEW SONG label in 1950. New Song was based in Toledo, Ohio, about ninety miles south of Detroit.

Note: Harris confirmed the presence of his wife on title 1. (Tel. contact Rein de Graaff Nov. 12, 2009).

Note: This item found on Ebay October 27, 2009 (through “Jazz Lives” Oct. 26, 2009).


Date: July 31, 1958
Location: Chicago, IL
Label: Argo

Barry Harris (ldr), Barry Harris (p), William Austin (b), Frank Gant (d)

a. 8934    Stranger In Paradise - 4:42  (George 'Chet' Forrest, Robert Craig Wright, Alexander Borodin)
b. 8935    Embraceable You - 3:55  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
c. 8936    Bluesy - 4:31  (Barry Harris)
d. 8937    S.R.O. - 3:50  (Barry Harris)
e. 8938    Ornithology - 3:27  (Charlie Parker, Bennie Harris)
f. 8939    All The Things You Are - 5:02  (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II)
g. 8940    Wee [aka Allen's Alley] - 2:55  (Denzil Best)
h. 8941    Passport [tune Z] - 3:42  (Charlie Parker)
All titles on:      Argo LP 12": LP 644 — Breakin' It Up   
     Universal CD: UCCC 9008 — Breakin' It Up   (2003)
     Universal CD: UCCU 5187 — Breakin' It Up   

Confirmation needed that it is the more common of the two Parker "Passport" tunes.


Date: May 15 & 16, 1960
Location: Jazz Workshop, San Francisco, CA
Label: Riverside

Barry Harris (ldr), Barry Harris (p), Sam Jones (b), Louis Hayes (d)

a. tk 1   alt Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby - 5:15  (Billy Austin, Louis Jordan)
b. tk 2    Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby - 5:36  (Billy Austin, Louis Jordan)
c.     Curtain Call - 3:45  (Barry Harris)
d.     Star Eyes - 4:42  (Don Raye, Gene DePaul)
e.     Moose The Mooche - 6:13  (Charlie Parker)
     Riverside LP 12": RLP 93506 — The Compositions Of Charlie Parker   (1962)
f.     Lolita - 3:59  (Barry Harris)
g.     Morning Coffee - 4:52  (Barry Harris)
h. tk 1   alt Don't Blame Me - 7:29  (Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields)
i. tk 2    Don't Blame Me - 5:08  (Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields)
j. tk 1   alt Woody 'n You - 4:25  (Dizzy Gillespie)
k. tk 2    Woody 'n You - 4:48  (Dizzy Gillespie)
All titles on:      Original Jazz Classics CD: OJCCD-208-2 — At The Jazz Workshop   (1992)

Date: December 21, 1960 and January 19, 1961
Location: New York City
Label: Riverside

Barry Harris (ldr), Barry Harris (p), Joe Benjamin (b), Elvin Jones (d)

a. a-01    My Heart Stood Still - 6:33  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
     Milestone LP 12": M 47050 — Stay Right With It   (1978)
b. a-02    Preminado - 5:29  (Barry Harris)
     Milestone LP 12": M 47050 — Stay Right With It   (1978)
c. a-03    I Should Care - 3:37  (Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston, Sammy Cahn)
d. a-04    There's No One But You - 4:08  (Austin Croom-Johnson, Redd Evans)
e. b-01    One Down - 4:40  (Barry Harris)
     Milestone LP 12": M 47050 — Stay Right With It   (1978)
f. b-02    It's The Talk Of The Town - 5:05  (Jay Livingston, Al J. Neiburg, Marty Symes)
     Milestone LP 12": M 47050 — Stay Right With It   (1978)
g. b-03    Play, Carol, Play - 4:15  (Barry Harris)
h. b-04    What Is This Thing Called Love - 4:04  (Cole Porter)
All titles on:      Original Jazz Classics CD: OJCCD-486-2 — Preminado   

Joe Benjamin (b) on a-b, d-h; Elvin Jones (d) on a-b, d-h.


Date: July 4, 1961
Location: Plaza Sound Studios, New York City
Label: Riverside

Barry Harris (ldr), Barry Harris (p)

a. a-01    Londonderry Air [aka Danny Boy] - 4:10  (Traditional, Fred E. Weatherly)
     Milestone LP 12": M 47050 — Stay Right With It   (1978)
b. a-02    Mutattra - 3:14  (Barry Harris)
     Milestone LP 12": M 47050 — Stay Right With It   (1978)
c. a-03    Louise - 3:43  (Richard Whiting, Leo Robin)
d. a-04    Body And Soul - 4:01  (Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton)
     Milestone LP 12": M 47050 — Stay Right With It   (1978)
e. a-05    Ascension - 3:48  (Barry Harris)
f. b-01    Anachronism - 4:51  (Barry Harris)
g. b-02    I Didn't Know What Time It Was - 4:53  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
     Milestone LP 12": M 47050 — Stay Right With It   (1978)
h. b-03    Teenie - 3:42  (Barry Harris)
i. b-04    Sphere - 4:01  (Barry Harris)
     Milestone LP 12": M 47050 — Stay Right With It   (1978)
j. b-05    Dancing In The Dark - 2:07  (Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
All titles on:      Original Jazz Classics CD: OJCCD-999-2 — Listen To Barry Harris   

Date: September 28, 1961
Location: Plaza Sound Studios, New York City
Label: Riverside

Barry Harris (ldr), Charles McPherson (as), Lonnie Hillyer (t), Barry Harris (p), Ernie Farrow (b), Clifford Jarvis (d)

a. a-01    Mucho Dinero - 3:44  (Barry Harris)
     Milestone LP 12": M 47050 — Stay Right With It   (1978)
b. a-02    Easy To Love - 4:50  (Cole Porter)
     Milestone LP 12": M 47050 — Stay Right With It   (1978)
c. a-03    Burgundy - 7:01  (Barry Harris)
     Milestone LP 12": M 47050 — Stay Right With It   (1978)
d. a-04    The Last One - 4:57  (Barry Harris)
e. b-01    Anthropology - 4:17  (Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie)
     Milestone LP 12": M 47050 — Stay Right With It   (1978)
     Riverside LP 12": RLP 93508 — The Compositions Of Dizzy Gillespie   
f. b-02    I Didn't Know What Time It Was - 4:12  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
g. b-03    Make Haste - 5:39  (Barry Harris)
h. b-04    Nightingale - 5:17  (Xavier Cugat, George Rosner, Fred Wise)
All titles on:      Riverside LP 12": RLP-12-413 — Newer Than New   
     Original Jazz Classics CD: OJCCD-1062-2 — Newer Than New   

Date: May 31, 1962 and August 23, 1962
Location: New York City
Label: Riverside

Barry Harris (ldr), Barry Harris (p), Bob Cranshaw (b), Clifford Jarvis (d)

a. a-01    Chasin' The Bird - 5:32  (Charlie Parker)
     Milestone LP 12": M 47050 — Stay Right With It   (1978)
b. a-02    The Breeze And I - 4:14  (Ernesto Lecuona, Al Stillman)
     Milestone LP 12": M 47050 — Stay Right With It   (1978)
c. a-03    Around The Corner - 3:01  (Barry Harris)
d. a-04    Just As Though You Were Here - 3:38  (John Benson Brooks, Edgar DeLange)
e. a-05    Back Home Again In Indiana - 2:54  (James F. Hanley, Ballard MacDonald)
f. b-01    Stay Right With It - 5:12  (Barry Harris)
     Milestone LP 12": M 47050 — Stay Right With It   (1978)
g. b-02    'Round Midnight - 5:22  (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams, Bernie Hanighen)
     Milestone LP 12": M 47050 — Stay Right With It   (1978)
h. b-03    Bish Bash Bosh - 4:32  (Barry Harris)
i. b-04    The Way You Look Tonight - 4:55  (Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields)
All titles on:      Victor LP 12": SMJ 6281 — Chasin' The Bird   
     Original Jazz Classics CD: OJCCD-872-2 — Chasin' The Bird   

Date: April 20, 1967
Location: Impact Studios, New York City
Label: Prestige

Barry Harris (ldr), Junior Cook (ts), Pepper Adams (bar), Slide Hampton (tb), Barry Harris (p), Bob Cranshaw (b), Lenny McBrowne (d)

a. a-01    Luminescence - 6:23  (Barry Harris) / arr: Barry Harris
b. a-02    Like This! - 2:58  (Barry Harris) / arr: Barry Harris
c. a-03    Nicaragua - 8:36  (Barry Harris) / arr: Barry Harris
d. b-01    Dance Of The Infidels - 5:05  (Bud Powell) / arr: Barry Harris
e. b-02    Webb City - 5:58  (Bud Powell) / arr: Barry Harris
f. b-03    My Ideal - 2:47  (Newell Chase, Leo Robin, Richard Whiting) / arr: Barry Harris
g. b-04    Even Steven - 6:40  (Barry Harris) / arr: Barry Harris
All titles on:      Prestige LP 12": P 7498 — Luminescence!   
     Original Jazz Classics CD: OJCCD 924-2 — Luminescence!   (1997)

Date: June 4, 1968
Location: Impact Studios, New York City
Label: Prestige

Barry Harris (ldr), Charles McPherson (as), Pepper Adams (bar), Kenny Dorham (t), Barry Harris (p), Paul Chambers (b), Billy Higgins (d)

a. a-01    Bull's Eye - 7:08  (Barry Harris)
b. a-02    Clockwise - 4:46  (Barry Harris)
c. a-03    Off Monk - 9:52  (Barry Harris)
d. b-01    Barengo - 7:10  (Barry Harris)
e. b-02    Off Minor - 4:40  (Thelonious Monk)
f. b-03    Oh So Basal - 8:51  (Barry Harris)
All titles on:      Prestige LP 12": PRLP 7600 — Bull's Eye!   
     Original Jazz Classics CD: OJCCD-1082-2 — Bulls Eye!   (2002)

Charles McPherson (as) on a, c-d, f; Pepper Adams (bar) on a, c-d, f; Kenny Dorham (t) on a, c-d, f.


Date: November 25, 1969
Location: RCA Studios, New York City
Label: Prestige

Barry Harris (ldr), Barry Harris (p), Ron Carter (b), Leroy Williams (d)

a. a-01    Bean And The Boys - 6:41  (Coleman Hawkins)
b. a-02    You Sweet And Fancy Lady - 4:04  (Barry Harris)
c. a-03    Rouge - 4:15  (Barry Harris)
d. a-04    Ah-Leu-Cha - 4:00  (Charlie Parker)
e. b-01    Just Open Your Heart - 6:05  (Barry Harris)
f. b-02    Sun Dance - 4:21  (Barry Harris)
g. b-03    These Foolish Things - 5:20  (Harry Link, Holt Marvell, Jack Strachey)
h. b-04    Dexterity - 4:27  (Charlie Parker)
All titles on:      Prestige LP 12": PR 7733 — Magnificent!   (1970)
     Original Jazz Classics CD: OJCCD-1026-2 — Magnificent!   

Date: early 1973
Location: RCA Studios, New York City
Label: MPS

Barry Harris (ldr), Barry Harris (p), George Duvivier (b), Leroy Williams (d)

a. a-01    Vicissitudes - 4:12  (Barry Harris)
b. a-02    Now And Then - 5:07  (Barry Harris)
c. a-03    Sweet Sewanee Blues - 5:10  (Barry Harris)
d. a-04    Donna Lee - 5:50  (Miles Davis)
e. b-01    Renaissance - 3:48  (Barry Harris)
f. b-02    And So I Love You - 4:11  (Barry Harris)
g. b-03    With A Grain Of Salt - 3:19  (Barry Harris)
h. b-04    If I Loved You - 4:47  (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)
i. b-05    Shaw 'Nuff - 3:05  (Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker)
All titles on:      MPS LP 12": 20 22682-4 — Vicissitudes   (1975)

LP issue gives no recording date - Lord gives the above.


Date: June 4, 1975
Location: RCA Studios, New York City
Label: Xanadu

Barry Harris (ldr), Barry Harris (p), Gene Taylor (b), Leroy Williams (d)

a. a-01    Hot House - 4:29  (Tadd Dameron)
b. a-02    Soultrane - 5:38  (Tadd Dameron)
c. a-03    The Chase - 4:58  (Tadd Dameron)
d. a-04    Lady Bird - 5:03  (Tadd Dameron)
e. b-01    Casbah - 8:27  (Tadd Dameron)
f. b-02    If You Could See Me Now - 5:28  (Tadd Dameron, Carl Sigman)
g. b-03    The Tadd Walk - 3:35  (Tadd Dameron)
h. b-04    Our Delight - 4:15  (Tadd Dameron)
All titles on:      Xanadu LP 12": 113 — Barry Harris Plays Tadd Dameron   (1975)
     Nippon Columbia LP 12": YS 7091 DU — Barry Harris Plays Tadd Dameron   (1981)

Date: October 16-18, 1975
Location: Boomer's, New York City
Label: [private recording]

Barry Harris (ldr), Charles McPherson (as), Bob Zottola (t), Barry Harris (p), David Williams (b), Leroy Williams (d)

a.     The Way You Look Tonight - 16:45  (Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields)
b.     Luminescence - 15:20  (Barry Harris)
c.     Blues - 12:10  (Traditional)
d.     Desafinado [aka Slightly Out Of Tune] - 11:00  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça, Jon Hendricks)
e.     The Theme - 0:35  (Traditional, Kenny Dorham)
f.     Ah-Leu-Cha - 12:15  (Charlie Parker)
g.     I'm In the Mood For Love - 11:25  (Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields)
h.     Groovin' High - 11:30  (Dizzy Gillespie)
i.     These Foolish Things - 8:15  (Harry Link, Holt Marvell, Jack Strachey)
j.     A Night In Tunisia - 15:40  (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli)
k.     Luminescence - 3:00  (Barry Harris)
l.     Just Friends - 14:50  (John Klenner, Sam M. Lewis)
m.     On Green Dolphin Street - 16:25  (Bronislau Kaper, Ned Washington)
n.     Cherokee - 11:15  (Ray Noble)
o.     What Is This Thing Called Love - 12:15  (Cole Porter)
p.     All The Things You Are - 13:00  (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II)
q.     Samba De Orfeu - 12:10  (Luiz Bonfá, Antonio María)
r.     The Theme - 0:45  (Traditional, Kenny Dorham)
s.     Bouncing With Bud - 14:40  (Bud Powell)
t.     East Of The Sun - 14:45  (Brooks Bowman)
u.     A Night In Tunisia - 18:50  (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli)
v.     'Round Midnight - 13:10  (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams, Bernie Hanighen)
w.     Ah-Leu-Cha - 20:30  (Charlie Parker)
x.     'Round Midnight - 16:15  (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams, Bernie Hanighen)
y.     Billie's Bounce - 11:00  (Charlie Parker)
z.     East Of The Sun - 15:00  (Brooks Bowman)
aa.     Blue Monk - 12:00  (Thelonious Monk)
ab.     The Theme - 0:40  (Traditional, Kenny Dorham)
ac.     Cheryl - 25:35  (Charlie Parker)

Multiple dates, specifics unknown.

Recording of k, v, w incomplete on only known source.

Confirmation needed that "The Theme" is not the Miles Davis set-closer.


Date: April 1, 1976
Location: Yubin Chokin Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Label: Xanadu

Barry Harris (ldr), Barry Harris (p), Sam Jones (b), Leroy Williams (d)

a.     Like Someone In Love - 10:34  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
     Xanadu LP 12": 177 — Tokyo: 1976   (1980)
b.     Ornithology - 5:51  (Charlie Parker, Bennie Harris)
     Xanadu LP 12": 177 — Tokyo: 1976   (1980)
c.     Salt Peanuts  (Dizzy Gillespie, Kenny Clarke)
     Xanadu LP 12": 201 — Anniversary   (1985)

Date needs confirmation. LP lists April 1, 1976 but this seems too far away from others on this tour: April 12 and April 14.


Date: April 12, 1976
Location: Yubin Chokin Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Label: Xanadu

Barry Harris, Jimmy Raney (ldr), Jimmy Raney (g), Barry Harris (p), Sam Jones (b), Leroy Williams (d)

a.     A Soft Spot - 5:46  (Barry Harris)
     Xanadu LP 12": 130 — Live In Tokyo   (1976)
b.     'Round Midnight - 5:58  (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams, Bernie Hanighen)
     Xanadu LP 12": 130 — Live In Tokyo   (1976)
c.     A Night In Tunisia - 9:09  (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli)
     Xanadu LP 12": 177 — Tokyo: 1976   (1980)
d.     Ornithology - 6:38  (Charlie Parker, Bennie Harris)
     Xanadu LP 12": 177 — Tokyo: 1976   (1980)
e.     How About You? - 5:22  (Ralph Freed, Burton Lane)
     Xanadu LP 12": 132 — Live In Tokyo   (1978)
f.     Darn That Dream - 4:53  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Edgar DeLange)
     Xanadu LP 12": 132 — Live In Tokyo   (1978)
g.     Watch What Happens - 3:36  (Michel Legrand, Jacques Demy, Norman Gimbel)
     Xanadu LP 12": 132 — Live In Tokyo   (1978)
h.     Stella By Starlight - 3:35  (Victor Young, Ned Washington)
     Xanadu LP 12": 132 — Live In Tokyo   (1978)
i.     Here's That Rainy Day - 4:53  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
     Xanadu LP 12": 132 — Live In Tokyo   (1978)

Barry Harris (ldr) on a-d; (p) on a-d; Jimmy Raney (ldr) on e-i; (g) on e-i.


Date: April 14, 1976
Location: Sun Plaza Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Label: Xanadu

Barry Harris, Charles McPherson, Jimmy Raney (ldr), Charles McPherson (as), Jimmy Raney (g), Barry Harris (p), Sam Jones (b), Leroy Williams (d)

a.     Tea For Two - 4:45  (Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar)
     Xanadu LP 12": 130 — Live In Tokyo   (1976)
     Xanadu LP 12": 5001 — Four Decades Of Jazz: A Musical History Of Xanadu   (1978)
b.     Dance Of The Infidels - 5:43  (Bud Powell)
     Xanadu LP 12": 130 — Live In Tokyo   (1976)
c.     I'll Remember April - 8:39  (Don Raye, Gene DePaul, Patricia Johnston)
     Xanadu LP 12": 130 — Live In Tokyo   (1976)
d.     Fukai Aijo (Deep Love) - 4:09  (Barry Harris)
     Xanadu LP 12": 130 — Live In Tokyo   (1976)
e.     Un Poco Loco - 6:14  (Bud Powell)
     Xanadu LP 12": 130 — Live In Tokyo   (1976)
f.     Anthropology - 3:58  (Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie)
     Xanadu LP 12": 132 — Live In Tokyo   (1978)
g.     Autumn Leaves [aka Les Feuilles Mortes] - 4:05  (Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prevert, Johnny Mercer)
     Xanadu LP 12": 132 — Live In Tokyo   (1978)
h.     Cherokee - 4:49  (Ray Noble)
     Xanadu LP 12": 132 — Live In Tokyo   (1978)
i.     Tokyo Blue - 7:14  (collective improvisation)
     Xanadu LP 12": 131 — Live In Tokyo   (1979)
j.     East Of The Sun - 5:32  (Brooks Bowman)
     Xanadu LP 12": 131 — Live In Tokyo   (1979)
k.     Desafinado [aka Slightly Out Of Tune] - 8:32  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça, Jon Hendricks)
     Xanadu LP 12": 131 — Live In Tokyo   (1979)
l.     Orient Express - 9:13
     Xanadu LP 12": 131 — Live In Tokyo   (1979)
m.     These Foolish Things - 6:18  (Harry Link, Holt Marvell, Jack Strachey)
     Xanadu LP 12": 131 — Live In Tokyo   (1979)
n.     Bouncing With Bud - 6:34  (Bud Powell)
     Xanadu LP 12": 131 — Live In Tokyo   (1979)
o.     Groovin' High - 7:46  (Dizzy Gillespie)
     Xanadu LP 12": 177 — Tokyo: 1976   (1980)
p.     Blue 'n' Boogie - 7:52  (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli)
     Xanadu LP 12": 177 — Tokyo: 1976   (1980)

Barry Harris (ldr) on a-e, o-p; (p) on a-e, i-p; Charles McPherson (ldr) on i-n; (as) on i-p; Jimmy Raney (ldr) on f-h; (g) on f-h, o-p; Sam Jones (b) on a-c, e-p; Leroy Williams (d) on a-c, e-p.

Spoken comments in Japanese by Harris (1:15) precede d.

Tokyo Blue is a themeless blues.


Date: September 12, 1976
Location: Pepijn, Den Haag, Netherlands
Label: [private recording]

Barry Harris, Charles McPherson (ldr), Charles McPherson (as), Lonnie Hillyer (t), Barry Harris (p), Hal Dodson (b), Leroy Williams (d)

a. 01    Groovin' High  (Dizzy Gillespie)
b. 02    East Of The Sun  (Brooks Bowman)
c. 03    Wee [aka Allen's Alley]  (Denzil Best)
d. 04    I Should Care  (Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston, Sammy Cahn)
e. 06    Ornithology  (Charlie Parker, Bennie Harris)
f. 07    A Night In Tunisia  (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli)
g. 08    Chi Chi  (Charlie Parker)
h. 09    All God's Children Got Rhythm  (Bronislau Kaper, Walter Jurmann, Gus Kahn)
i. 10    My Heart Stood Still  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
j. 11    With A Grain Of Salt  (Barry Harris)

Barry Harris (ldr) on j; (p) on j; Charles McPherson (ldr) on j; (as) on j; Lonnie Hillyer (t) on j; Hal Dodson (b) on j; Leroy Williams (d) on j.


Date: September 16, 1976
Location: De Blauwe Kei, Veghel, Netherlands
Label: [radio broadcast]

Barry Harris, Charles McPherson (ldr), Charles McPherson (as), Lonnie Hillyer (t), Barry Harris (p), Hal Dodson (b), Leroy Williams (d)

a. 01    Passport [tune Z] - 15:20  (Charlie Parker)
b. 02    Easy To Love - 12:10  (Cole Porter)
c. 03    I Should Care - 9:30  (Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston, Sammy Cahn)
d. 04    Luminescence - 12:00  (Barry Harris)

Confirmation needed that it is the more common of Parker's "Passport" tunes which is performed.


Date: September 20, 1976
Location: Jazzclub Ostertor, Bremen, Germany
Label: [private recording]

Barry Harris, Charles McPherson (ldr), Charles McPherson (as), Lonnie Hillyer (t), Barry Harris (p), Hal Dodson (b), Leroy Williams (d)

a. 01    An Oscar For Treadwell - 11:42  (Charlie Parker)
b. 02    I Didn't Know What Time It Was - 12:35  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
c. 03    Epistrophy - 14:31  (Thelonious Monk, Kenny Clarke)

Date: November 3, 1977
Location: CBS Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Columbia

Barry Harris (ldr), Barry Harris (p), Bill Lee (b), Leroy Williams (d)

a.     Epistrophy - 3:17  (Thelonious Monk, Kenny Clarke)
     Columbia LP 12": C2 35381 — I Remember Bebop   (1980)
b.     In Walked Bud - 3:42  (Thelonious Monk)
     Columbia LP 12": C2 35381 — I Remember Bebop   (1980)
c.     52nd Street Theme - 2:55  (Thelonious Monk)
     Columbia LP 12": C2 35381 — I Remember Bebop   (1980)
d.     Ruby, My Dear - 3:52  (Thelonious Monk)
     Columbia LP 12": C2 35381 — I Remember Bebop   (1980)
e.     Light Blue - 2:30  (Thelonious Monk)
     Columbia LP 12": C2 38039 — They All Played Bebop   (1982)

Date: January 17, 1978
Location: RCA Studios, New York City
Label: Xanadu

Barry Harris (ldr), Barry Harris (p), George Duvivier (b), Leroy Williams (d)

a. a-01    Chances Go Around - 4:41  (Barry Harris)
b. a-02    Backyard - 7:29  (Barry Harris)
c. a-03    Luminescence - 3:35  (Barry Harris)
d. a-04    Even Tempered - 5:24  (Barry Harris)
e. b-01    Inca - 5:22  (Barry Harris)
f. b-02    Father Flanagan - 9:03  (Barry Harris)
g. b-03    Apache - 5:13  (Barry Harris)
All titles on:      Xanadu LP 12": 154 — Barry Harris Plays Barry Harris   (1978)

Date: August 2, 1979
Location: Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
Label: [radio broadcast]

Barry Harris (ldr), Barry Harris (p), William Austin (b), George Goldsmith (d)

a. 01    Woody 'n You - 6:03  (Dizzy Gillespie)
b. 02    Theme From "I Love Lucy" - 4:36  (Eliot Daniel, Harold Adamson)
c. 03    My Heart Stood Still - 9:34  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
d. 04    The Gypsy - 5:54  (Billy Reid)
e. 05    Heart And Soul - 6:41  (Hoagy Carmichael, Frank Loesser)
f. 06    Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child  (Traditional)
g. 06    What A Friend We Have In Jesus - 3:39  (Traditional)
h. 07    Willow Grove [aka Willow Groove] - 7:07  (Bud Powell)
i. 08    I Didn't Know What Time It Was - 6:07  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
j. 09    Like Someone In Love - 8:50  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
k. 10    Scrapple From The Apple - 8:38  (Charlie Parker)
l. 11    'Round Midnight - 8:26  (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams, Bernie Hanighen)
m. 12    Casbah - 9:11  (Tadd Dameron)
n. 13    Barbados - 5:35  (Charlie Parker)
o. 14    Epistrophy - 2:11  (Thelonious Monk, Kenny Clarke)

f, g performed as medley.


Date: September 3, 1981
Location: Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
Label: [private recording]

Barry Harris (ldr), Barry Harris (p), William Austin (b), George Goldsmith (d)

a. 01    What A Friend We Have In Jesus - 2:57  (Traditional)
b. 02    When I Fall In Love - 8:02  (Victor Young, Edward Heyman)
c. 03    'Round Midnight - 6:36  (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams, Bernie Hanighen)
d. 04    I'll Keep Loving You  (Bud Powell)
e. 04    It Could Happen To You - 8:05  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
f. 05    Embraceable You - 5:57  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
g. 06    Ornithology - 7:33  (Charlie Parker, Bennie Harris)
h. 07    East Of The Sun - 8:09  (Brooks Bowman)
i. 08    Theme From "I Love Lucy" - 3:05  (Eliot Daniel, Harold Adamson)
j. 09    To Duke With Love - 2:01  (Barry Harris)

d, e performed as medley.


Date: May 20, 1982
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Label: [private recording]

Barry Harris (ldr), Charles McPherson (as), Barry Harris (p), Art Davis (b), Leroy Williams (d)

a. 01    Lover Man - 8:36  (Roger 'Ram' Ramirez, Jimmy Davis, Jimmy Sherman)
b. 02    'Round Midnight - 6:09  (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams, Bernie Hanighen)
c. 03    Luminescence - 8:02  (Barry Harris)
d. 04    A Night In Tunisia - 12:21  (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli)
e. 05    In A Sentimental Mood - 10:50  (Duke Ellington, Manny Kurtz, Irving Mills)

Charles McPherson (as) on c-e.


Date: September 18, 1982
Location: RCA Studios, New York City
Label: Xanadu

Barry Harris (ldr), Barry Harris (p, v)

a. a-01    Nascimento - 3:49  (Barry Harris)
b. a-02    Body And Soul - 5:40  (Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton)
c. a-03    Sweet And Lovely - 4:37  (Gus Arnheim, Jules Lemare, Harry Tobias)
d. a-04    Tommy's Ballad - 6:10  (Barry Harris)
e. a-05    Nobody's - 3:52  (Barry Harris)
f. a-06    Cats In My Belfry - 4:35  (Barry Harris)
g. b-01    This Is No Laughing Matter - 5:57  (Buddy Kaye, Al Frisch)
h. b-02    Tea For Two - 5:15  (Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar)
i. b-03    My Ideal - 4:12  (Newell Chase, Leo Robin, Richard Whiting)
j. b-04    Just One Of Those Things - 3:04  (Cole Porter)
k. b-05    Pannonica - 6:37  (Thelonious Monk)
l. b-06    The Bird Of Red And Gold - 2:27  (Barry Harris)
All titles on:      Xanadu LP 12": 213 — The Bird Of Red and Gold   (1982)
     Xanadu CD: XCD 1220 — The Bird Of Red And Gold   (1994)

Barry Harris (v) on l.

LP issue lists date as September 18, 1989 - impossible as LP was issued in 1982. Recording date needs confirmation.


Date: March 2, 1984
Location: Jazz Cultural Center, New York City
Label: Uptown

Barry Harris (ldr), Barry Harris (p), Rufus Reid (b), Leroy Williams (d)

a.     Theme From "I Love Lucy" - 5:56  (Eliot Daniel, Harold Adamson)
     Uptown LP 12": UP 27.20 — For The Moment   (1985)
b.     My Heart Stood Still - 5:59  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
     Uptown LP 12": UP 27.20 — For The Moment   (1985)
c.     Bean And The Boys - 4:43  (Coleman Hawkins)
d.     To Monk With Love - 5:50  (Barry Harris)
     Uptown LP 12": UP 27.20 — For The Moment   (1985)
e.     For The Moment - 2:55  (Barry Harris)
     Uptown LP 12": UP 27.20 — For The Moment   (1985)
f.     Chico The Man - 7:09  (Barry Harris)
     Uptown LP 12": UP 27.20 — For The Moment   (1985)
g.     Reflections  (Thelonious Monk)
     Uptown LP 12": UP 27.20 — For The Moment   (1985)
h.     Light Blue  (Thelonious Monk)
     Uptown LP 12": UP 27.20 — For The Moment   (1985)
i.     Well, You Needn't  (Thelonious Monk)
     Uptown LP 12": UP 27.20 — For The Moment   (1985)
j.     Rhythm-a-ning - 8:31  (Thelonious Monk)
     Uptown LP 12": UP 27.20 — For The Moment   (1985)
k.     Shaw 'Nuff - 7:35  (Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker)
l.     7-9-3-4-0 - 5:02  (Barry Harris)
m.     Save Some For Later - 6:15  (Barry Harris)
     Uptown LP 12": UP 27.20 — For The Moment   (1985)
n.     Looking Glass - 6:21  (Barry Harris)
     Uptown LP 12": UP 27.20 — For The Moment   (1985)
o.     To Monk With Love - 5:03  (Barry Harris)
p.     One More Blues - 6:09  (Barry Harris)
All titles on:      Uptown CD: UPCD 27.47 — For The Moment   (1998)

g, h, i, j performed as medley.

LP gives time of 5:20 for a. Confirmation needed that CD runs longer.


Date: March 20, 1985
Location: Café des Copains, Toronto, Canada
Label: [private recording]

Barry Harris (ldr), Barry Harris (p)

a. 01    Don't Blame Me - 5:29  (Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields)
b. 02    The Last Time I Saw Paris - 4:06  (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II)
c. 03    Body And Soul - 7:56  (Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton)
d. 04    Theme From "I Love Lucy" - 2:51  (Eliot Daniel, Harold Adamson)
e. 05    I Know That You Know - 2:43  (Vincent Youmans, Anne Caldwell)
f. 06    It Could Happen To You - 7:00  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
g. 07    Pannonica  (Thelonious Monk)
h. 07    Epistrophy  (Thelonious Monk, Kenny Clarke)
i. 07    Ruby, My Dear - 6:07  (Thelonious Monk)
j. 08    Tea For Two - 4:20  (Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar)
k. 09    Darn That Dream - 4:01  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Edgar DeLange)
l. 10    For The Moment - 2:52  (Barry Harris)
m. 11    Willow, Weep For Me - 5:43  (Ann Ronell)

g, h, i performed as medley.


Date: August 29, 1985
Location: West End Cafe, New York City
Label: [radio broadcast]

Barry Harris (ldr), Barry Harris (p), Murray Wall (b), Shelton Gary (d)

a. 01    Anthropology - 6:45  (Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie)
b. 02    It Could Happen To You - 5:36  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
c. 03    I Want To Be Happy - 5:16  (Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar, Otto Harbach)
d. 04    Somebody Loves Me - 10:40  (Buddy DeSylva, George Gershwin, Ballard MacDonald)

Broadcast on WKCR-FM.


Date: September 27, 1985
Location: De Meervaart, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Label: [radio broadcast]

Barry Harris (ldr), James Spaulding (f, as), Charles McPherson (as), Barry Harris (p), Hal Dodson (b), Leroy Williams (d)

a. 01    For The Moment  (Barry Harris)
b. 01    I Want To Be Happy - 8:00  (Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar, Otto Harbach)
c. 02    Epistrophy  (Thelonious Monk, Kenny Clarke)
d. 02    Ruby, My Dear  (Thelonious Monk)
e. 02    Straight No Chaser  (Thelonious Monk)
f. 02    Pannonica - 5:50  (Thelonious Monk)
g. 03    My Heart Stood Still - 10:15  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
h. 04    Cherokee - 6:25  (Ray Noble)
i. 05    I'm Old Fashioned - 6:15  (Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer)
j. 06    Samba De Orfeu - 9:28  (Luiz Bonfá, Antonio María)
k. 07    Body And Soul - 8:42  (Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton)
l. 08    Sophisticated Lady - 8:12  (Duke Ellington, Mitchell Parish, Irving Mills)
m. 09    Tenor Madness [aka Royal Roost; aka Rue Chaptal; aka Sportin' Crowd] - 13:56  (Kenny Dorham, Hank Mobley, Sonny Rollins)

a, b;   c, d, e, f performed as medleys.

James Spaulding (f) on j, l-m; (as) on j, l-m; Charles McPherson (as) on j-k, m.


Date: September 28, 1985
Location: De Meervaart, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Label: [radio broadcast]

Barry Harris (ldr), Benny Powell (tb, v), Britt Woodman (tb), Barry Harris (p), Hal Dodson (b), Leroy Williams (d)

a. 01    Tea For Two - 5:57  (Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar)
b. 02    It Could Happen To You - 5:35  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
c. 03    How High The Moon - 6:22  (Nancy Hamilton, W. Morgan Lewis)
d. 04    I'll Keep Loving You - 6:53  (Bud Powell)
e. 05    Theme From "I Love Lucy" - 4:15  (Eliot Daniel, Harold Adamson)
f. 06    I'll Remember April - 7:45  (Don Raye, Gene DePaul, Patricia Johnston)
g. 07    Sophisticated Lady - 4:50  (Duke Ellington, Mitchell Parish, Irving Mills)
h. 08    Creole Love Call - 8:20  (Duke Ellington, Rudy Jackson, Bubber Miley)
i. 09    Au Privave - 5:46  (Charlie Parker)
j. 10    Come Sunday - 8:53  (Duke Ellington)
k. 11    Cotton Tail - 5:10  (Duke Ellington)

Benny Powell (tb) on f, h-k; (v) on i; Britt Woodman (tb) on f-h, j-k.


Date: May 25, 1986
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Uptown

Barry Harris, Jack Sheldon (ldr), Jerry Dodgion (as), Jack Sheldon (t, v), Barry Harris (p), Rufus Reid (b), Ben Riley (d)

a.     Angel Eyes - 4:39  (Matt Dennis, Earl Brent) / arr: Don Sickler
     Uptown CD: UPCD 27.43 — Playing For Change   (1997)
b.     You Better Go Now - 3:44  (Irvin Graham, Bickley Reichner) / arr: Don Sickler
     Uptown CD: UPCD 27.43 — Playing For Change   (1997)
c.     The Chase - 4:54  (Tadd Dameron) / arr: Don Sickler
     Uptown CD: UPCD 27.43 — Playing For Change   (1997)
d.     Just For A Thrill - 4:58  (Lillian Hardin Armstrong, Don Raye) / arr: Don Sickler
     Uptown CD: UPCD 27.43 — Playing For Change   (1997)
e.     Trane's Strain - 4:39  (Curtis Fuller) / arr: Don Sickler
     Uptown CD: UPCD 27.43 — Playing For Change   (1997)
f.     No Trump - 4:55  (Jerry Dodgion) / arr: Don Sickler
     Uptown CD: UPCD 27.43 — Playing For Change   (1997)
g.     Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas - 3:54  (Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin)
     Uptown CD: UPCD 27.33 — An Uptown Christmas   (1990)
h.     Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas - 3:06  (Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin)
     Uptown CD: UPCD 27.33 — An Uptown Christmas   (1990)
i.     White Christmas - 4:29  (Irving Berlin)
     Uptown CD: UPCD 27.33 — An Uptown Christmas   (1990)

Barry Harris (ldr) on i; Jack Sheldon (ldr) on a-h; (t) on a-h; (v) on h; Jerry Dodgion (as) on a-f; Rufus Reid (b) on a-f, i; Ben Riley (d) on a-f, i.

Composers need confirmation.


Date: June 13, 1988
Location: Madrid, Spain
Label: [television broadcast]

Barry Harris (ldr), Barry Harris (p), Hans Mantel (b), Tony Moreno (d)

a. 01    All God's Children Got Rhythm - 3:50  (Bronislau Kaper, Walter Jurmann, Gus Kahn)
b. 02    Willow Grove [aka Willow Groove] - 5:10  (Bud Powell)
c. 03    I'll Keep Loving You - 4:40  (Bud Powell)
d. 04    Dexterity - 4:35  (Charlie Parker)
e. 05    Like Someone In Love - 5:30  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
f. 06    The Coffee Song - 6:55  (Bob Hilliard, Dick Miles)
g. 07    Ruby, My Dear - 4:25  (Thelonious Monk)
h. 08    Tea For Two - 5:15  (Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar)

Date needs confirmation.

Barry Harris (v) on unspecified selections.

Broadcast on television program Jazz Entre Amigos.


Date: June 22, 1989
Location: Kees Van Baaren Auditorium, Koninklijk Conservatorium, Den Haag, Netherlands
Label: [private recording]

Barry Harris (ldr), Frans Elsen, Rein de Graaff, Barry Harris, Rob van Kreeveld (p), Jacques Schols (b), Clarence Becton (d)

a. I - 01    Milestones - 6:55  (John Lewis)
b. I - 02    Cheryl - 6:30  (Charlie Parker)
c. I - 03    I've Never Been In Love Before - 8:15  (Frank Loesser)
d. I - 04    Topsy - 5:30  (Eddie Durham)
e. I - 05    Confirmation - 7:10  (Charlie Parker)
f. I - 06    Ornithology - 7:23  (Charlie Parker, Bennie Harris)
g. II - 01    I Want To Be Happy - 6:30  (Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar, Otto Harbach)
h. II - 02    It Could Happen To You - 6:25  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
i. II - 03    Willow Grove [aka Willow Groove] - 5:23  (Bud Powell)
j. II - 05    I'll Never Be The Same  (Matt Malneck, Frank Signorelli, Gus Kahn)
k. II - 05    Cherokee - 7:16  (Ray Noble)
l. II - 06    Nascimento - 5:55  (Barry Harris)

j, k performed as medley.

Frans Elsen (p) on a-b; Rein de Graaff (p) on e-f; Rob van Kreeveld (p) on c-d.

Additional selection II - 04 (10:15), a medley of Thelonious Monk compositions - further details needed.


Date: March 12, 1990
Location: Maybeck Recital Hall, Berkeley, CA
Label: Concord

Barry Harris (ldr), Barry Harris (p)

a. 01    It Could Happen To You - 8:00  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
b. 02    All God's Children Got Rhythm - 4:24  (Bronislau Kaper, Walter Jurmann, Gus Kahn)
c. 03    I'll Keep Loving You - 6:23  (Bud Powell)
d. 04    She - 3:58  (George Shearing)
e. 05    Cherokee - 4:12  (Ray Noble)
f. 06    He's Gone Again - 4:15  (Curtis Lewis, Curley Hamner, Gladys Hampton)
g. 07    Lucky Day - 3:07  (Lew Brown, Buddy DeSylva, Ray Henderson)
h. 08    It Never Entered My Mind  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
i. 08    Flintstones Theme  (Lynn Bryson, Larry Goldberg, Peggy Shows)
j. 08    Theme From "I Love Lucy" - 8:10  (Eliot Daniel, Harold Adamson)
k. 09    Parker's Mood - 4:29  (Charlie Parker)
l. 10    Would You Like To Take A Walk - 2:48  (Harry Warren, Mort Dixon, Billy Rose)
All titles on:      Concord CD: CCD 4476 — Live At Maybeck Recital Hall, Vol. 12   (1991)

h, i, j performed as medley.


Date: July 28, 1990
Location: Het Swingcafé, Antwerp, Belgium
Label: [private recording]

Barry Harris (ldr), Barry Harris (p), Hans Mantel (b), Dré Pallemaerts (d)

a. 01    I Want To Be Happy - 7:32  (Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar, Otto Harbach)
b. 02    It Could Happen To You - 5:54  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
c. 03    Like Someone In Love - 10:01  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
d. 04    Anthropology - 7:57  (Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie)
e. 05    I'll Keep Loving You - 7:45  (Bud Powell)
f. 06    Nascimento - 3:13  (Barry Harris)
g. 07    How High The Moon  (Nancy Hamilton, W. Morgan Lewis)
h. 07    Ornithology - 11:50  (Charlie Parker, Bennie Harris)
i. 08    Pannonica  (Thelonious Monk)
j. 08    Ruby, My Dear - 5:54  (Thelonious Monk)
k. 09    Willow Grove [aka Willow Groove] - 9:38  (Bud Powell)
l. 10    Tea For Two - 9:28  (Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar)
m. 11    The Best Thing For You - 9:00  (Irving Berlin)
n. 12    All God's Children Got Rhythm - 6:51  (Bronislau Kaper, Walter Jurmann, Gus Kahn)
o. 13    Nascimento - 9:40  (Barry Harris)

g, h;   i, j performed as medleys.


Date: July 29, 1990
Location: Monster, Netherlands
Label: September

Barry Harris (ldr), Barry Harris (p)

a. 01    Hallucinations [aka Budo] - 3:27  (Bud Powell)
b. 02    I Know That You Know - 3:21  (Vincent Youmans, Anne Caldwell)
c. 04    My Heart Stood Still - 4:00  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
d. 05    I Should Care - 7:23  (Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston, Sammy Cahn)
e. 06    So Far, So Good - 2:59  (Jack Lawrence, Jimmy Mundy, Edward R. White)
f. 07    Monk's Mood - 6:28  (Thelonious Monk)
g. 08    Ruby, My Dear - 4:34  (Thelonious Monk)
h. 09    Blue Monk - 4:18  (Thelonious Monk)
i. 10    How High The Moon - 3:34  (Nancy Hamilton, W. Morgan Lewis)
j. 12    Just As Though You Were Here - 5:41  (John Benson Brooks, Edgar DeLange)
k. 13    Don't Blame Me - 6:23  (Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields)
l. 14    I'm Old Fashioned - 6:21  (Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer)
m. 15    Cherokee - 5:27  (Ray Noble)
All titles on:      September CD: 5111 — Solo   

Additional selections: #3: That Secret Place (6:14) - composer unknown; and #11: Tribute To The Duke (3:21) which is probably a medley of Ellington compositions, specifcs unknown.


Date: March 7, 1991
Location: Kees Van Baaren Auditorium, Koninklijk Conservatorium, Den Haag, Netherlands
Label: [private recording]

Barry Harris (ldr), John Ruocco (ts), Frans Elsen, Barry Harris (p), Jacques Schols (b), Eric Ineke (d)

a. I - 01    Yesterdays  (Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach)
b. I - 02    Just Friends  (John Klenner, Sam M. Lewis)
c. II - 01    Like Someone In Love - 8:07  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
d. II - 02    It Could Happen To You - 10:55  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
e. II - 03    All God's Children Got Rhythm - 5:32  (Bronislau Kaper, Walter Jurmann, Gus Kahn)
f. II - 04    Star Eyes - 9:46  (Don Raye, Gene DePaul)
g. II - 05    I'll Keep Loving You  (Bud Powell)
h. II - 05    Ruby, My Dear  (Thelonious Monk)
i. II - 05    If You Could See Me Now - 11:12  (Tadd Dameron, Carl Sigman)
j. II - 06    Willow Grove [aka Willow Groove] - 4:52  (Bud Powell)

g, h, i performed as medley.

Barry Harris (ldr) on c-j; (p) on c-j; John Ruocco (ts) on a-b; Frans Elsen (p) on a-b.


Date: September 1, 1991
Location: Riverside Park, New York City
Label: Candid

Kenny Barron, Barry Harris (ldr), Kenny Barron, Barry Harris (p), Ray Drummond (b), Ben Riley (d)

a. 01    Confirmation - 8:56  (Charlie Parker)
     Candid CD: CCD 79519 — Confirmation   (1992)
b. 02    On Green Dolphin Street - 7:07  (Bronislau Kaper, Ned Washington)
     Candid CD: CCD 79519 — Confirmation   (1992)
c. 03    Tenderly - 8:24  (Walter Gross, Jack Lawrence)
     Candid CD: CCD 79519 — Confirmation   (1992)
d. 04    Embraceable You - 9:47  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
     Candid CD: CCD 79519 — Confirmation   (1992)
e. 05    All God's Children Got Rhythm - 6:13  (Bronislau Kaper, Walter Jurmann, Gus Kahn)
     Candid CD: CCD 79519 — Confirmation   (1992)
f. 06    Body And Soul - 8:56  (Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton)
     Candid CD: CCD 79519 — Confirmation   (1992)
g. 07    East Of The Sun - 10:31  (Brooks Bowman)
     Candid CD: CCD 79519 — Confirmation   (1992)
h. 08    Oleo - 6:16  (Sonny Rollins)
     Candid CD: CCD 79519 — Confirmation   (1992)
i. 09    Nascimento - 6:09  (Barry Harris)
     Candid CD: CCD 79519 — Confirmation   (1992)
j.     Stella By Starlight  (Victor Young, Ned Washington)
k.     Star Eyes  (Don Raye, Gene DePaul)

Date: December 5, 1991
Location: Lanave Studios, Madrid, Spain
Label: Nuba

Barry Harris (ldr), Barry Harris (p), Chuck Israels (b), Leroy Williams (d)

a. 04    Alexis Leigh - 6:05
b. 05    Strike Up The Band - 5:01  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
c. 06    Don't Blame Me - 7:06  (Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields)
All titles on:      Nuba CD: 7754 — Barry Harris In Spain   

Composers needed for Alexis Leigh and these additional selections: 01: Sweet Pea (9:32); 02: A Bird In Hand (5:56); 03: Line Of Fire (3:10); 07: Flip-Flop (5:25).


Date: May 29, 1995
Location: Dug, Tokyo, Japan
Label: [private recording]

Barry Harris (ldr), Barry Harris (p), Kunimitsu Inaba (b), Fumio Watanabe (d)

a. 01    Luminescence - 7:44  (Barry Harris)
b. 02    Somebody Loves Me - 9:18  (Buddy DeSylva, George Gershwin, Ballard MacDonald)
c. 03    No Name Blues - 5:33  (Earl Bostic)
d. 04    Oblivion - 5:51  (Bud Powell)
e. 05    It Could Happen To You - 5:54  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
f. 06    Cherokee - 5:23  (Ray Noble)
g. 07    On Green Dolphin Street - 7:07  (Bronislau Kaper, Ned Washington)
h. 08    I Got Rhythm  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
i. 08    Rhythm-a-ning - 5:35  (Thelonious Monk)
j. 09    East Of The Sun - 6:55  (Brooks Bowman)
k. 10    Nascimento - 4:01  (Barry Harris)
All titles on:      Enja CD: CD 9097-2 — Live At "Dug"   (1996)
     Nippon Crown CD: CRCJ 9131 — Live At "Dug"   

h, i performed as medley.


Date: November 7, 1995
Location: Runk Dining Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Label: [private recording]

Barry Harris, Hod O'Brien (ldr), Barry Harris, Hod O'Brien (p), Clarence Seay (b), Ronnie Free (d), Stephanie Nakasian (v)

a. 01    Star Eyes - 9:17  (Don Raye, Gene DePaul)
     Spice Of Life CD: SOL SV 0002 — Hod Meets Barry   
b. 02    Bouncing With Bud - 9:08  (Bud Powell)
c. 03    It Could Happen To You - 7:53  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
     Spice Of Life CD: SOL SV 0002 — Hod Meets Barry   
d. 04    7-3-6-5 - 5:35  (Barry Harris)
     Spice Of Life CD: SOL SV 0002 — Hod Meets Barry   
e. 05    A Time For Love - 5:50  (Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster)
f. 06    Ask Me Now - 5:56  (Thelonious Monk)
g. 07    Moose The Mooche - 6:08  (Charlie Parker)
     Spice Of Life CD: SOL SV 0002 — Hod Meets Barry   
h. 08    You Must Believe In Spring - 5:24  (Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
i. 09    All God's Children Got Rhythm - 3:50  (Bronislau Kaper, Walter Jurmann, Gus Kahn)
j. 10    Good Bait - 8:51  (Tadd Dameron, Count Basie)
k. 11    How High The Moon  (Nancy Hamilton, W. Morgan Lewis)
     Spice Of Life CD: SOL SV 0002 — Hod Meets Barry   
l. 11    Ornithology - 9:30  (Charlie Parker, Bennie Harris)
     Spice Of Life CD: SOL SV 0002 — Hod Meets Barry   
m. 12    'Round Midnight - 9:10  (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams, Bernie Hanighen)
     Spice Of Life CD: SOL SV 0002 — Hod Meets Barry   
n. 13    Yardbird Suite - 7:06  (Charlie Parker)
     Spice Of Life CD: SOL SV 0002 — Hod Meets Barry   
o. 14    Nascimento - 6:15  (Barry Harris)

k, l performed as medley.

Barry Harris (p) on a-b, d-e, g-i, k-o; Hod O'Brien (p) on a-c, f-g, j-o; Clarence Seay (b) on a-d, g, i-o; Ronnie Free (d) on a-d, g, i-o; Stephanie Nakasian (v) on h, m-n.

"7-3-6-5" is a spontaneous composition created by Harris with audience participation beforehand (3:00).


Date: October 1 & 2, 1996
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Alfa

Barry Harris (ldr), Barry Harris (p), George Mraz (b), Leroy Williams (d)

a. a-01    Uno Dos Tres - 5:02  (Barry Harris)
     Alfa LP 12": ALJB 7502 — First Time Ever   
b. a-02    First Time Ever - 6:35  (Barry Harris)
     Alfa LP 12": ALJB 7502 — First Time Ever   
c. a-03    Nascimento - 8:33  (Barry Harris)
     Alfa LP 12": ALJB 7502 — First Time Ever   
d. b-01    K. G. - 8:27  (Barry Harris)
     Alfa LP 12": ALJB 7502 — First Time Ever   
e. b-02    Moon Shadow - 4:06  (Barry Harris)
     Alfa LP 12": ALJB 7502 — First Time Ever   
f. b-03    To Walter Davis, Jr. With Love (& Scoby Too) - 8:23  (Barry Harris)
     Alfa LP 12": ALJB 7502 — First Time Ever   
g.     You Go To My Head - 8:53  (J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie)
h.     Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - 7:32  (Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach)
All titles on:      Evidence CD: ECD 22192-2 — First Time Ever   (1997)

Date: April 24, 1998
Location: Clinton Studio B, New York City
Label: Alfa

Barry Harris (ldr), Barry Harris (p), George Mraz (b), Leroy Williams (d), Hasan Abdul-Muhamed, Ivone Artuz, Barbara Bonhomme, Jeri Clement, David Colding, Ken Lee Dixon, Celeste DuBoise, Gloria Gassaway, Josephine Giaimo, K.C. Carl Grimmett, Hiroko Gunji, Toni Harris, Kaoru Hoshino, Linda Hudson, Roanna Judelson, Jaana Kantola, Lela Keels, Geoff Lawrence, Connie MacNamee, Marylou Manaher, Ellen Martin, Jesse D. Martin, Lala Moore, Koko Nakamura, Denise Pappas, Rahima Payne, Ofori Perry, Lil Phillips, Henrique Prince, Bob Schlee, Michele Sledge, Kevin Sylvan, Winnetred Turner, Barbara Winfield, Junko Yumita, Joan Zraly (v), Philip Bingham (con)

a. 01    Just One Of Those Things  (Cole Porter)
b. 02    I'll Walk Alone  (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)
c. 03    Autumn In New York  (Vernon Duke)
d. 04    I'm Old Fashioned  (Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer)
e. 05    I'll Keep Loving You  (Bud Powell)
f. 06    All God's Children Got Rhythm  (Bronislau Kaper, Walter Jurmann, Gus Kahn)
g. 07    I Waited For You  (Walter 'Gil' Fuller, Dizzy Gillespie)
h. 08    Pretty Mama  (Barry Harris)
i. 09    If I Had But One Dream  (Barry Harris)
All titles on:      Alfa CD: ALCB 3930 — I'm Old Fashioned   (1998)

Hasan Abdul-Muhamed (v) on c, i; Ivone Artuz (v) on c, i; Barbara Bonhomme (v) on c, i; Jeri Clement (v) on c, i; David Colding (v) on c, i; Ken Lee Dixon (v) on c, i; Celeste DuBoise (v) on c, i; Gloria Gassaway (v) on c, i; Josephine Giaimo (v) on c, i; K.C. Carl Grimmett (v) on c, i; Hiroko Gunji (v) on c, i; Toni Harris (v) on c, i; Kaoru Hoshino (v) on c, i; Linda Hudson (v) on c, i; Roanna Judelson (v) on c, i; Jaana Kantola (v) on c, i; Lela Keels (v) on c, i; Geoff Lawrence (v) on c, i; Connie MacNamee (v) on c, i; Marylou Manaher (v) on c, i; Ellen Martin (v) on c, i; Jesse D. Martin (v) on c, i; Lala Moore (v) on c, i; Koko Nakamura (v) on c, i; Denise Pappas (v) on c, i; Rahima Payne (v) on c, i; Ofori Perry (v) on c, i; Lil Phillips (v) on c, i; Henrique Prince (v) on c, i; Bob Schlee (v) on c, i; Michele Sledge (v) on c, i; Kevin Sylvan (v) on c, i; Winnetred Turner (v) on c, i; Barbara Winfield (v) on c, i; Junko Yumita (v) on c, i; Joan Zraly (v) on c, i; Philip Bingham (con) on c, i.


Date: August 17, 2002
Location: Birdland, New York City
Label: Reservoir

Barry Harris (ldr), Charles Davis (ts), Roni Ben-Hur (g), Barry Harris (p), Paul West (b), Leroy Williams (d)

a. 01    Casbah - 12:41  (Tadd Dameron)
b. 02    Monking Around - 9:22  (Barry Harris)
c. 03    Two Step - 9:17  (Leroy Williams)
d. 04    To Dizzy With Love - 11:35  (Barry Harris)
e. 05    'Round Midnight - 7:56  (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams, Bernie Hanighen)
f. 06    7-4-3 - 9:39  (Barry Harris)
All titles on:      Reservoir CD: RSR CD 173 — Live In New York    (2003)

Club not named on CD issue. Correct location from NYT 8/11/02 p.A32.


Date: June 13, 2003
Location: Le Franc Pinot, Paris, France
Label: [radio broadcast]

Barry Harris (ldr), Barry Harris (p, v), Luigi Trussardi (b), Andrea Michelotti (d)

a. I - 01    All God's Children Got Rhythm  (Bronislau Kaper, Walter Jurmann, Gus Kahn)
b. I - 02    It Could Happen To You  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
c. I - 03    7-5-8-5  (Barry Harris)
d. I - 04    Ruby, My Dear  (Thelonious Monk)
e. I - 04    Pannonica  (Thelonious Monk)
f. I - 05    Just One Of Those Things  (Cole Porter)
g. I - 06    When Johnny Comes Marching Home  (Patrick S. Gilmore)
h. I - 07    Like Someone In Love  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
i. I - 08    Bouncing With Bud  (Bud Powell)
j. II - 01    Stella By Starlight  (Victor Young, Ned Washington)
k. II - 02    A Night In Tunisia  (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli)
l. II - 03    I Got Rhythm  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
m. II - 04    Sweet And Lovely  (Gus Arnheim, Jules Lemare, Harry Tobias)
n. II - 05    Back Home Again In Indiana  (James F. Hanley, Ballard MacDonald)
o. II - 06    Jeannine  (Duke Pearson)
p. II - 07    Un Poco Loco  (Bud Powell)
q. II - 08    Embraceable You  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
r. II - 09    Embraceable You  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)

Barry Harris (v) on r.

Additional personnel (as on final selection) unknown.


Date: May 16, 2004
Location: Fat Cat, New York City
Label: [private recording]

Barry Harris (ldr), Barry Harris (p), John Webber (b), Leroy Williams (d)

a. 01    Star Eyes - 5:58  (Don Raye, Gene DePaul)
b. 02    Woody 'n You - 5:28  (Dizzy Gillespie)
c. 03    Perdido - 3:33  (Juan Tizol, Ervin Drake, Hans Lengsfelder)
d. 04    It Could Happen To You - 7:35  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
e. 05    No Name Blues - 4:12  (Earl Bostic)
f. 06    A Night In Tunisia - 8:53  (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli)
g. 07    Tea For Two - 5:06  (Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar)
h. 08    All God's Children Got Rhythm - 4:24  (Bronislau Kaper, Walter Jurmann, Gus Kahn)
i. 09    Everything Happens To Me - 6:37  (Matt Dennis, Tom Adair)
j. 10    Nascimento - 5:26  (Barry Harris)
All titles on:      Lineage CD: 102 — Live From New York! Vol. 1   

Issue incorrectly credits "No Name Blues" to Bud Powell.


Date: October 29, 2005
Location: Allen Room, Lincoln Center, New York City
Label: [radio broadcast]

Barry Harris, Hank Jones (ldr), Barry Harris, Hank Jones (p), Ray Drummond (b), Lewis Nash (d)

a. 01    On Green Dolphin Street - 6:40  (Bronislau Kaper, Ned Washington)
b. 02    Polka Dots And Moonbeams - 4:29  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
c. 03    Oh What A Beautiful Morning - 4:53  (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)
d. 04    Recorda Me [aka No Me Esqueça] - 6:52  (Joe Henderson)
e. 05    Scrapple From The Apple - 5:47  (Charlie Parker)
f. 06    I'll Keep Loving You - 7:10  (Bud Powell)
g. 07    Just One Of Those Things - 6:44  (Cole Porter)
h. 08    Relaxin' At Camarillo - 7:50  (Charlie Parker)

Barry Harris (p) on a, e-h; Hank Jones (p) on a-e, h; Ray Drummond (b) on a, d-e, g-h; Lewis Nash (d) on a, d-e, g-h.


Date: February 2006
Location: University of Toledo, Toledo, OH
Label: [private recording]

Barry Harris, Hod O'Brien (ldr), Barry Harris, Hod O'Brien (p)

a. 01    I'm Getting Sentimental Over You - 10:30  (Ned Washington, George Bassman)
b. 02    Just One Of Those Things - 7:55  (Cole Porter)
c. 03    It Could Happen To You - 12:20  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
d. 04    A Time For Love - 6:00  (Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster)
e. 05    Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me - 6:00  (Duke Ellington, Sidney Keith 'Bob' Russell)
f. 06    Lady Bird - 7:00  (Tadd Dameron)
g. 07    5-4-7-6 - 11:00  (Barry Harris)
h. 08    Blue Monk - 8:00  (Thelonious Monk)
i. 09    I Remember You - 8:00  (Victor Schertzinger, Johnny Mercer)
j. 10    Anthropology - 6:45  (Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie)

Barry Harris (p) on b-d, f-j; Hod O'Brien (p) on a-b, e-j.

"5-4-7-6" is a spontaneous composition by Barry Harris including audience participation.

Additional personnel (b, d) unknown (all selections except piano solos).


Date: February 23, 2006
Location: Doerman Theater, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH
Label: [private recording]

Barry Harris, Hod O'Brien (ldr), Barry Harris, Hod O'Brien (p), Norman Damschroder (b), Michael Waldrop (d)

a. 01    I'm Getting Sentimental Over You - 10:30  (Ned Washington, George Bassman)
b. 02    Just One Of Those Things - 7:55  (Cole Porter)
c. 03    It Could Happen To You - 12:20  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
d. 04    A Time For Love - 6:00  (Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster)
e. 05    Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me - 6:00  (Duke Ellington, Sidney Keith 'Bob' Russell)
f. 06    Lady Bird - 7:00  (Tadd Dameron)
g. 07    5-4-7-6 - 11:00  (Barry Harris)
h. 08    Blue Monk - 8:00  (Thelonious Monk)
i. 09    I Remember You - 8:00  (Victor Schertzinger, Johnny Mercer)
j. 10    Anthropology - 6:45  (Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie)

Barry Harris (p) on b-j; Hod O'Brien (p) on a-b, e-j; Norman Damschroder (b) on b, e-j; Michael Waldrop (d) on b, e-j.

Art Tatum Memorial Scholarship Concert, part of the University of Toledo's 2006 Master Series.


Date: April 7 & 8, 2006
Location: Frederick P. Rose Hall, New York City
Label: [radio broadcast]

Barry Harris (ldr), Barry Harris (p), Earl May (b), Leroy Williams (d), Cassia Golding (v)

a. 01    Here's That Rainy Day - 5:58  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
b.     Just One Of Those Things  (Cole Porter)
c.     Ruby, My Dear  (Thelonious Monk)
d.     I'll Remember April  (Don Raye, Gene DePaul, Patricia Johnston)
e.     We Are One  (Barry Harris)
f.     Like This!  (Barry Harris)
g. 03    The Breeze's Song - 9:49  (Barry Harris)
h. 02    Bird Feathers - 3:02  (Charlie Parker)
i.     EmBarryHarrisible You  (Barry Harris)

Cassia Golding (v) on g.

Selection specifics unknown. Similar concerts were presented on both dates. Details from review at www.tbwt.org and from radio broadcast of three selections. Possible that this entry includes selections from both concerts.

Additional personnel (the N.Y.C. Jazz Chorus, approximately 40 singers) unknown.


Date: July 11, 2008
Location: Village Vanguard, New York City
Label: [private recording]

Barry Harris (ldr), Barry Harris (p), Chuck Israels (b), Leroy Williams (d)

a. I - 01    There Will Never Be Another You - 9:01  (Harry Warren, Mack Gordon)
b. I - 02    All God's Children Got Rhythm - 7:48  (Bronislau Kaper, Walter Jurmann, Gus Kahn)
c. I - 03    It Could Happen To You - 8:37  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
d. I - 04    Tea For Two - 7:32  (Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar)
e. I - 05    Pannonica - 7:21  (Thelonious Monk)
f. I - 06    8-4-3 - 7:24  (Barry Harris)
g. I - 07    She - 7:34  (George Shearing)
h. I - 08    Casbah - 9:00  (Tadd Dameron)
i. I - 09    Sweet And Lovely - 5:19  (Gus Arnheim, Jules Lemare, Harry Tobias)
j. I - 10    Oblivion - 4:49  (Bud Powell)
k. I - 11    Nascimento - 2:09  (Barry Harris)

Chuck Israels (b) on a-h, j-k; Leroy Williams (d) on a-h, j-k.


Date: July 24, 2010
Location: Village Vanguard, New York City
Label: [private recording]

Barry Harris (ldr), Andrew Andron, Barry Harris (p), Ray Drummond (b), Leroy Williams (d)

a. I - 01    Nascimento - 5:09  (Barry Harris)
b. I - 02    There Will Never Be Another You - 7:19  (Harry Warren, Mack Gordon)
c. I - 03    All God's Children Got Rhythm - 8:33  (Bronislau Kaper, Walter Jurmann, Gus Kahn)
d. I - 04    I'll Keep Loving You - 13:45  (Bud Powell)
e. I - 05    7-3-3-5 - 8:18  (Barry Harris)
f. I - 07    Un Poco Loco - 11:04  (Bud Powell)
g. I - 08    Parker's Mood - 7:56  (Charlie Parker)
h. II - 01    Pannonica - 4:15  (Thelonious Monk)
i. II - 02    Just One Of Those Things - 7:38  (Cole Porter)
j. II - 04    To Duke With Love - 11:33  (Barry Harris)
k. II - 06    I'll Keep Loving You - 6:12  (Bud Powell)
l. II - 07    Dance Of The Infidels - 9:25  (Bud Powell)
m. II - 08    Cherokee - 8:20  (Ray Noble)
n. II - 09    Embraceable You - 6:01  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)

Andrew Andron (p) on a, h.

Additional selections (I - 06: 8:34 and II - 4:49/9:14) - titles unknown. Spoken comments by Barry Harris begin the first (5:01) and second (5:33) sets.