Welcome to Jazz Discography Project

A collector's guide to jazz music CDs/DVDs, iTunes/MP3s and vinyl records (LPs/EPs/45s/78s, etc.):
Blue Note, Prestige, Riverside Records (the big three labels of modern jazz); bebop, cool/west coast, hard bop, modal/mode, free/avant-garde jazz musicians; Miles Davis' personal connections, and more.

Compiled and maintained by the Jazz Discography Project team.
Nobuaki Togashi <togashi>
Kohji 'Shaolin' Matsubayashi <shaolin>
Masayuki Hatta <mhatta>

Free/Open Modern Jazz Discography Projects

List of Jazz Musicians:

Adderley, Cannonball [Julian Edwin] (b Tampa, FL, September 15, 1928; d Gary, IN, August 8, 1975) alto saxophonist.

Ammons, Gene [Eugene; Jug] (b Chicago, IL, April 14, 1925; d Chicago, IL, August 6, 1974) tenor saxophonist.

Ayler, Albert (b Cleveland, OH, July 13, 1936; d New York, November between 5 and 25, 1970) tenor saxophonist.

Baker, Chet [Chesney Henry] (b Yale, OK, December 23, 1929; d Amsterdam, Holland, May 13, 1988) trumpeter and singer.

Blakey, Art [Buhaina, Abdullah ibn] (b Pittsburgh, PA, October 11, 1919; d New York, October 16, 1990) drummer.

Brooks, Tina [Harold Floyd] (b Fayetteville, NC, June 7, 1932; d New York, August 13, 1974) tenor saxophonist.

Brown, Clifford [Brownie] (b Wilmington, DE, October 30, 1930; d Pennsylvania, PA, June 26, 1956) trumpeter.

Brubeck, Dave [David Warren] (b Concord, CA, December 6, 1920; d Norwalk, CT, December 5, 2012) pianist.

Bryant, Ray [Raphael] (b Philadelphia, PA, December 24, 1931; d New York, June 2, 2011) pianist.

Byrd, Donald(son Toussaint L'Ouverture, II) (b Detroit, MI, December 9, 1932; d Dover, DE, February 4, 2013) trumpeter.

Clark, Sonny [Conrad Yeatis] (b Herminie, near Elizabeth, PA, July 21, 1931; d New York, January 13, 1963) pianist.

Coleman, Ornette (b Fort Worth, TX, March 9, 1930) alto saxophonist.

Coltrane, John (William) [Trane] (b Hamlet, NC, September 23, 1926; d New York, July 17, 1967) tenor and soprano saxophonist.

Corea, Chick [Armando Anthony] (b Chelsea, MA, June 12, 1941) pianist.

Criss, Sonny [William] (b Memphis, TN, October 23, 1927; d Los Angeles, CA, November 19, 1977) alto saxophonist.

Davis, Miles (Dewey, III) [Prince of Darkness] (b Alton, IL, May 26, 1926; d Santa Monica, CA, September 28, 1991) trumpeter.

Desmond [Breitenfeld], Paul (Emil) (b San Francisco, November 25, 1924; d New York, May 30, 1977) alto saxophonist.

Dolphy, Eric (Allan) (b Los Angeles, CA, June 20, 1928; d Berlin, West Germany, June 29, 1964) alto saxophonist.

Donaldson, Lou (b Badin, NC, November 1, 1926) alto saxophonist and singer.

Dorham, Kenny [McKinley Howard] (b near Fairfield, TX, August 30, 1924; d New York, December 5, 1972) trumpeter.

Drew, Kenny [Kenneth Sidney] (b New York, August 28, 1928; d Copenhagen, Denmark, August 4, 1993) pianist.

Evans, Bill [William John] (b Plainfield, NJ, August 16, 1929; d New York, September 15, 1980) pianist.

Flanagan, Tommy (Lee) (b Detroit, MI, March 16, 1930; d New York, November 16, 2001) pianist.

Garland, Red [William M.] (b Dallas, TX, May 15, 1923; d Dallas, TX, April 23, 1984) pianist.

Getz, Stan(ley) (b Philadelphia, PA, February 2, 1927; d Malibu, near Los Angeles, CA, June 6, 1991) tenor saxophonist.

Gillespie, Dizzy [John Birks] (b Cheraw, SC, October 21, 1917; d January 6, 1993, Englewood, NJ) trumpeter.

Gordon, Dexter (Keith) (b Los Angeles, CA, February 27, 1923; d Philadelphia, PA, April 25, 1990) tenor saxophonist.

Green, Grant (b St. Louis, MO, June 6, 1931; d New York, January 31, 1979) guitarist.

Griffin, Johnny [John Arnold, III; Little Giant] (b Chicago, IL, April 24, 1928; d Mauprevior, France, July 25, 2008) tenor saxophonist.

Haig, Al(lan Warren) (b Newark, NJ, July 22, 1924; d New York, November 16, 1982) pianist.

Hawes, Hampton (b Los Angeles, CA, November 13, 1928; d Los Angeles, CA, May 22, 1977) pianist.

Henderson, Joe [Joseph A.] (b Lima, OH, April 24, 1937; d San Francisco, CA, June 30, 2001) tenor saxophonist.

Jackson, Milt(on) [Bags] (b Detroit, MI, January 1, 1923; d New York, October 9, 1999) vibraphonist.

Jarrett, Keith (b Allentown, PA, May 8, 1945) pianist.

Jones, Elvin (Roy) (b Pontiac, MI, September 9, 1927; d New Jersey, May 18, 2004) drummer.

Jones, Philly Joe [Joseph Rudolph] (b Philadelphia, PA, July 15, 1923; d Philadelphia, PA, August 30, 1985) drummer.

Jordan, Duke [Irving Sidney] (b New York, April 1, 1922; d Copenhagen, Denmark, August 8, 2006) pianist.

Kelly, Wynton (b Jamaica, December 2, 1931; d Toronto, Canada, April 12, 1971) pianist.

Kirk, (Rahsaan) Roland (b Columbus, OH, August 7, 1936; d Bloomingto, IN, December 5, 1977) tenor saxophonist.

LaFaro, Scott (b Newark, NJ, April 3, 1936; d Geneva, NY, July 6, 1961) double bassist.

Little, Booker(, Jr.) (b Memphis, TN, April 2, 1938; d New York, October 5, 1961) trumpeter.

McLean, Jackie [John Lenwood, Jr.: Abdul Kareem, Omar Ahmed] (b New York, May 17, 1932; d Hartford, CT, March 31, 2006) alto saxophonist.

Metheny, Pat(rick Bruce) (b Lee's Summit, MO, August 12, 1954) electric guitarist.

Mingus, Charles(, Jr.) (b Nogales, AZ, April 22, 1922; d Cuernavaca, Mexico, January 5, 1979) double bassist and pianist.

Mobley, Hank [Henry] (b Eastman, GA, July 7, 1930; d Philadelphia, PA, May 30, 1986) tenor saxophonist.

Monk, Thelonious (Sphere) [Thelious Junior] (b Rocky Mount, NC, October 10, 1917; d Weehawken, NJ, February 17, 1982) pianist.

Montgomery, Wes [John Leslie] (b Indianapolis, IN, March 6, 1923; d Indianapolis, IN, June 15, 1968) guitarist.

Morgan, Lee (b Philadelphia, PA, July 10, 1938; d New York, February 19, 1972) trumpeter.

Navarro, Fats [Theodore] (b Key West, FL, September 24, 1923; d New York, July 7, 1950) trumpeter.

Newborn, Phineas(, Jr.) (b Whiteville, TN, December 14, 1931; d Memphis, TN, May 26, 1989) pianist.

Parker, Charlie [Charles, Jr.; Bird; Chan, Charlie; Yardbird] (b Kansas City, KS, August 29, 1920; d New York, March 12, 1955) alto saxophonist.

Pearson, Duke [Columbus Calvin, Jr.] (b Atlanta, GA, August 17, 1932; d Atlanta, GA, August 4, 1980) pianist.

Pepper, Art(hur Edward, Jr.) (b Gardena, CA, September 1, 1925; d Panorama, CA, June 15, 1982) alto saxophonist.

Peterson, Oscar (Emmanuel) (b Montreal, Quebec, Canada, August 15, 1925; d Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, December 23, 2007) pianist.

Powell, Bud [Earl] (b Harlem, NY, September 27, 1924; d New York, July 31, 1966) pianist.

Roach, Max(well) (b New Land, NC, January 10, 1924; d Manhattan, NY, August 16, 2007) drummer.

Rollins, Sonny [Theodore Walter; Newk] (b New York, September 9, 1930) tenor saxophonist.

Sanders, Pharoah [Farrell] (b Little Rock, AR, October 13, 1940) tenor saxophonist.

Scott, Shirley (b Philadelphia, PA, March 14, 1934; d Philadelphia, PA, March 10, 2002) organist.

Shepp, Archie (Vernon) (b Fort Lauderdale, FL, May 24, 1937) tenor saxophonist.

Shorter, Wayne (b Newark, NJ, August 25, 1933) tenor and soprano saxophonist.

Silver [Silva], Horace (Ward Martin Tavares) (b Norwalk, CT, September 2, 1928; d New Rochelle, NY, June 18, 2014) pianist.

Sims, Zoot [John Haley] (b Inglewood, CA, October 29, 1925; d New York, March 23, 1985) tenor saxophonist.

Timmons, Bobby [Robert Henry] (b Philadelphia, PA, December 19, 1935; d New York, March 1, 1974) pianist.

Tristano, Lennie [Leonard Joseph] (b Chicago, IL, March 19, 1919; d New York, November 18, 1978) pianist.

Turrentine, Stanley (William) (b Pittsburgh, PA, April 5, 1934; d New York, September 12, 2000) tenor saxophonist.

Tyner, (Alfred) McCoy [Saud, Sulaimon] (b Philadelphia, PA, December 11, 1938) pianist.

Waldron, Mal(colm Earl) (b New York, August 16, 1926; d Brussels, Belgium, December 2, 2002) pianist.


List of Record Labels:

Atlantic Records (e New York, 1947; Herb Abramson and Ahmet Ertegun) record company and label.

Bethlehem Music Corp. (e New York, fall 1953; Gustav Wildi) record company and label.

Blue Note Records (e New York, January 6, 1939; Alfred Lion) record company and label.

Contemporary Records (e Los Angeles, CA, 1951; Lester Koenig) record company and label.

Debut Records (e New York, 1952; Charles, Celia Mingus and Max Roach) record company and label.

Dial Records (e Hollywood, CA, 1946; Ross Russell) record company and label.

ECM Records (e Munich, Germany, 1969; Manfred Eicher) record company and label.

ESP-Disk' (e New York, 1963; Bernard Stollman) record company and label.

Impulse! Records (e New York, 1960; Creed Taylor, Bob Thiele) record company and label.

Mercury Records (e New York, around 1945; Irving Green, Berle Adams and Arthur Talmadge) record company and label.

Pablo Records (e Los Angeles, CA, 1973; Norman Granz and Pablo Picasso) record company and label.

Pacific Jazz Records (e Los Angeles, CA, 1952; Richard Bock and Roy Harte) record company and label.

Prestige Records (e New York, 1949; Bob Weinstock) record company and label.

Riverside Records (e New York, summer 1952; Bill Grauer and Orrin Keepnews) record company and label.

Savoy Records (e Newark, NJ, late 1942; Herman Lubinsky and Ozzier Cadena) record company and label.

Verve Records (e Los Angeles, CA, 1956; Norman Granz) record company and label.


since Thursday, July 26, 01:40:54 JST 2001.