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Geri Allen

Born: June 12, 1957    Primary Instrument: Piano

Geri Allen

Geri Allen is a celebrated, award-winning pianist/composer who performs for enthusiastic audiences worldwide. Since 1982,she has recorded or performed with artists as diverse as Charles Lloyd (with whom she has toured for several years), Mal Waldron, Sir Simon Rattle and the Birmingham Symphony, Vernon Reid, Tony Williams, Clark Terry, George Shirley, Ron Carter, Lee Konitz, Me'Shell Ndegelocello, Marian McPartland, Dewey Redman, Dave Holland, Mary Wilson and The Supremes, Jack De Johnette, Betty Carter, Bill Cosby, Charlie Haden, Hal Wilner, Mino Cinelu, Ruth Brown, Oliver Lake, Marianne Faithful, Wayne Shorter, Joan Rivers, Charlie Haden, Paul Motian, Bobby Hutcherson, Chico Hamilton, and Kenny Clarke among many others.

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As a Leader/Co-Leader

1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009

Allen / Haden / Motian Trio

1987 1989 1990

As a Side Musician

1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009



As a Leader/Co-Leader


1984


The Printmakers
Minor Music
Stuttgart, Germany, February 8, 1984.
Tracks: A Celebration Of All Life; Eric; Running As Fast As You Can...TGTH; M's Heart; Printmakers; Andrew; When Kabuya Dances; D And V.
Personnel: Geri Allen: piano; Anthony Cox: bass; Andrew Cyrille: drums, percussion.
Note: 2 tracks (A Celebration Of All Life; Eric) also issued on Essentials, Vol. 1 (Minor Music).


1985


Home Grown
Minor Music
January 1985.
Tracks: Mama's Babies; Bemsha Swing; No More Mr. Nice Guy; First Black Man...M.O.P.E.; 'Round Midnight; Blue; Alone Together In The Same Room; Home Grown.
Personnel: Geri Allen: piano.
Note: 2 tracks ('Round Midnight; Alone Together In The Same Room) also issued on Essentials, Vol. 1 (Minor Music).


1986


Open On All Sides In The Middle
Minor Music
December 1986.
Tracks: Open On All Sides; Forbidden Place; The Dancer; In The Middle; Ray; I Sang A Bright Green Tear For All Of Us This Year...; Drummer's Song; In The Morning*; The Dancer Pt.2.
Personnel: Racy Biggs: trumpet, flügelhorn; Marcus Belgrave*: flügelhorn; Robin Eubanks: trombone; David McMurray: soprano sax, flute; Steve Coleman: alto sax; Geri Allen: piano, keyboards; Jaribu Shahid: bass; Tani Tabbal: drums; Mino Cinelu: percussion; Shahita Nurallah: vocals.
Note: 1 track (I Sang A Bright Green Tear For All Of Us This Year...) also issued on Essentials, Vol. 1 (Minor Music).


1989


Twylight
Minor Music/Verve
1989.
Tracks: When Kabuya Dances; Shadow Series; Skin; A Place Of Power; Twylight; Stop The World; Wood; Little Wind; Dream Time; Blue; Black Pools*.
Personnel: Geri Allen: piano, synthesizer; Tani Tabbal: drums; Jaribu Shahid, Sadiq Bey, Eli Fountain*: percussion; Clarice Taylor Bell*: vocals.


1990


The Nurturer
Blue Note
January 5 & 6, 1990.
Tracks: Night's Shadow; Number 3; It's Good To Be Home Again; Batista's Groove; Night Of Power (For My Daughter Laila); Our Gang; The Silence And The Song; The Nurturer; Le Goo Wop; Lullaby Of Isfahan.
Personnel: Marcus Belgrave: trumpet, flügelhorn; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Geri Allen: piano; Robert Hurst: bass; Jeff "Tain" Watts: drums; Eli Fountain: percussion.


1992


Maroons
Blue Note
February 11-14, 1992.
Tracks: Feed The Fire, Pt. 1; No More Mr. Nice Guy; And They Partied; Number Four; Prayer For Peace; Mad Money; Two Brothers; Feed The Fire, Pt. 2; Dolphy's Dance; For John Malachi; Laila's House; Feed The Fire, Pt. 3; Brooklyn Bound "A"; Bed-Sty; Maroons.
Personnel: Marcus Belgrave, Wallace Roney: trumpet; Geri Allen: piano; Anthony Cox, Dwayne Dolphin: bass; Pheeroan AkLaff, Tani Tabbal: drums.


1994


Twenty One
Blue Note
March 23-24, 1994.
Tracks: Geri Allen: piano; Ron Carter: bass; Tony Williams: drums.
Personnel: RTG; If I Should Lose You; Drummer's Song; Introspection/Thelonious; A Beautiful Friendship; In The Morning (For Sister Leola); Tea For Two; Lullaby Of The Leaves; Feed The Fire; Old Folks; A Place Of Power; In The Middle.


1995-1996


Eyes...In The Back Of Your Head
Blue Note
December 14 & 15, 1995 & Clinton Studios, NYC, March 1, 1996¹.
Tracks: Mother Wit³; New Eyes Opening; Vertical Flowing¹; M.O.P.E.²³; FMFMF (For My Family, For My Friends)³; Dark Eyes²³; Little Waltz; In The Back Of Your Head²; Windows To The Soul²; The Eyes Have It¹.
Personnel: Wallace Roney²: trumpet; Ornette Coleman¹: alto sax; Geri Allen: piano, synthesizer; Cyro Baptista³: percussion.


1996


Jazzpar '96 - Some Aspects Of Water
Storyville
March 15 & 17, 1996.
Tracks: Feed The Fire; A Beautiful Friendship; Old Folks; Smooth Attitudes; Some Aspects Of Water; Skin.
Personnel: Johnny Coles: flügelhorn; Henrik Bolberg Pedersen: trumpet, flügelhorn; Kjeld Ipsen: trombone; Alex Windfeld: tuba; Michael Hove: alto sax, clarinet, flute; Uffe Markussen: soprano sax, tenor sax, bass clarinet, flute; Geri Allen: piano; Pale Danielsson: bass; Lenny White: drums.


1998


Three Pianos For Jimi
Alan Douglas Music
February 2, 1998.
Tracks: Message To Love; Cherokee Mist; Manic Depression; The Wind Cries Mary; Land Of The New Rising Sun; Love Or Confusion.
Personnel: Geri Allen, Mark Batson, Scott Batson: piano.
Note: Originally released as Triad: Three Pianos For Jimi (Knitting Factory)


The Gathering
Verve
February 19-21 & 25, 1998.
Tracks: The Gathering; Dark Prince; Sleepin' Pretty; Light Matter; Baby's Breath (For Little Barbara); Ray; Soul Heir; Joy And Wonder; Gabriel's Royal Blue Reals; Daybreak And Dreams; Angels; Light Matter.
Personnel: Wallace Roney: trumpet; Robin Eubanks: trombone; Dwight Andrews: flute, piccolo, bass clarinet; Geri Allen: piano; Vernon Reid: guitar; Buster Williams, Ralph Armstrong: bass; Lenny White: drums; Mino Cinelu: percussion; Little Wally: trumpet, Little Laila: vocals.


2004


The Life Of A Song
Telarc
Avatar Studios, NYC, January 16 & 17, 2004.
Tracks: LWB's House; Mounts And Mountains; Lush Life; In Appreciation: A Celebration Song; The Experimental Movement; Holdin' Court; Dance Of The Infidels; Unconditional Love; The Life Of A Song; Black Bottom; Soul Eyes.
Personnel: Marcus Belgrave: flügelhorn; Clifton Anderson: trombone; Dwight Andrews: sax; Geri Allen: piano; Dave Holland: bass; Jack DeJohnette: drums.


2006


Timeless Portraits And Dreams
Telarc
March 16 & 17, 2006.
Tracks: Oh Freedom; Melchezedik; Portraits And Dreams; Well Done; La Strada; I Have A Dream; Nearly; In Real Time; Embraceable You; Ah-Leu-Cha; Just For The Thrill; Our Lady (For Billie Holiday); Timeless Portraits And Dreams; Portraits And Dreams - (reprise mix); Lift Every Voice And Sing.
Personnel: Wallace Roney: trumpet; Don Walden: tenor sax; Geri Allen: piano; Ron Carter: bass; Jimmy Cobb: drums; Carmen Lundy, George Shirley: vocals; The Atlanta Jazz Chorus.


Allen / Haden / Motian Trio


1987


Etudes
Charlie Haden/Paul Motian feat. Geri Allen
Soul Note
September 14 & 15, 1987.
Tracks: Lonely Woman; Dolphy's Dance; Sandino; Fiasco; Etude II; Blues In Motian; Silence; Shuffle Montgomery; Etude I.
Personnel: Geri Allen: piano; Charlie Haden: bass; Paul Motian: drums.


1989


In The Year Of The Dragon
Geri Allen/Charlie Haden/Paul Motian
Verve/JMT/Winter & Winter
March 10-13, 1989.
Tracks: Oblivion; For John Malachi; Rollano; See You At Per Tutti's; Last Call; No More Mr. Nice Guy; Invisible; First Song; In The Year Of The Dragon.
Personnel: Geri Allen: piano; Charlie Haden: bass; Paul Motian: drums.


Segments
Geri Allen/Charlie Haden/Paul Motian
DIW
April 6-8, 1989.
Tracks: Law Years; You'll Never Know; Marmaduke; Cabala [Drum Music]; Home; I'm All Smile; Segment; La Pasionaria; Rain.
Personnel: Geri Allen: piano; Charlie Haden: bass; Paul Motian: drums.


The Montréal Tapes
Charlie Haden/Geri Allen/Paul Motian
Verve
Montréal, Canada, July 1, 1989.
Tracks: Blues In Motian; Fiasco; First Song; Dolphy's Dance; For John Malachi; In The Year Of The Dragon.
Personnel: Geri Allen: piano; Charlie Haden: bass; Paul Motian: drums.


1990



Live At The Village Vanguard
Geri Allen/Charlie Haden/Paul Motian
DIW
December 21 & 22, 1990.
Tracks: A Prayer For Peace; Obtuse Angles; It Should Have Happened A Long Time Ago; For Turiya; Fiasco; In The Year Of The Dragon; Vanguard Blues; Mumbo Jumbo; Song For The Whales.
Personnel: Geri Allen: piano; Charlie Haden: bass; Paul Motian: drums.


As a Side Musician


1976


'76
Howard University Jazz Ensemble
Huje
April 15 & 20, 1976.
Tracks: You Are The Sunshine Of My Life / Don't You Worry 'Bout A Thing / Black Maybe / You Haven't Done Nothin'; Randi; The Walls Of Jericho; Black, Brown And Beautiful; Inseparable; Is There Anything Still There.
Personnel: McNeal Anderson, Michael Johnson: trumpet; Alfred Brevard, Andrew Washington: trombone; Geri Allen, Clifton Banks: piano; Noble Jolley: guitar; Dean Boyce: bass; Darell Wiseman, Gregory Tillman: drums; Michael Hilton: percussion; Marva Shelton: vocals.


1982


Fits Like A Glove
Pheeroan akLaff
Gramavision (12" EP)
Skyline Studio, NYC, December 19-21, 1982.
Tracks: L°; Intuit¹.
Personnel: Geri Allen°¹: keyboards; Kafi Nassoma°: harp; Jerome Harris°¹, Brandon Ross°: guitar; Stanley Banks¹: bass; Pheeroan akLaff°¹: drums, vocals; Marcelo Salazar: percussion°; Brian Parris°: steel drums; Clarice Taylor¹: backing vocals.


1983


Inheritance
Joseph Jarman
Four Star
December 12, 1983.
Tracks: Inheritance; Petite Fleur; Old Time South Street Dance; Blues For Alice; Unicorn In Shadows; Love Song For A Rainy Monday; Oh Sensei Ni Sasageru.
Personnel: Joseph Jarman: soprano sax, tenor sax, flute; Geri Allen: piano, synthesizer; Fred Hopkins: bass; Famoudou Don Moye: percussion.


1984


Expandable Language
Oliver Lake
Black Saint
September 17 & 20, 1984.
Tracks: Expandable Language; Comous; N.S.; Page Four; Soons; Everybody Knows That.
Personnel: Oliver Lake: alto sax, soprano sax, flute; Geri Allen: piano; Kevin Eubanks: guitar; Fred Hopkins: bass; Pheeroan akLaff: drums.


Decision In Paradise
Frank Lowe
Soul Note
Vanguard Studios, NYC, September 24 & 28, 1984.
Tracks: Decision In Paradise; I'll Whistle Your Name; Cherryco; Lowe-ologie; You Dig!; Dues And Dont's.
Personnel: Don Cherry: pocket trumpet; Graham Moncur III: trombone; Frank Lowe: tenor sax; Geri Allen: piano; Charnette Moffett: bass; Charles Moffett: drums.

1985


Motherland Pulse
Steve Coleman
JMT / Winter & Winter

ARAS Studio, NYC, March 1985.
Tracks: Irate Blues; Another Level; Cüd Ba-Rith°; Wights Waits For Weights; No Good Time Fairies¹; On This: The Glide Was In The Ride; Motherland Pulse.
Personnel: Graham Haynes°¹: trumpet; Steve Coleman: alto sax; Geri Allen: piano; Lonnie Plaxico: bass; Marvin "Smitty" Smith, Mark Johnson¹: drums; Cassandra Wilson¹: vocals.


1986


On The Edge Of Tomorrow
Steve Coleman
JMT / Winter & Winter
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, January 1986.
Tracks: Fire Revisited; Fat Lay Back; I'm Going Home; It Is Time; (In Order To Form) A More Perfect Union; Little One I'll Miss You; T-T-Tim; Metaphysical Phunktion; Nine To Five; Profile Man; Stone Bone (Can't Go Wrong); Almost There; Change The Guard.
Personnel: Graham Haynes: trumpet; Steve Coleman: alto sax, vocals; Geri Allen: synthesizer; Kelvyn Bell: guitar; Kevin Bruce Harris: bass, background vocals; Marvin "Smitty" Smith: percussion, drums, background vocals; Mark Johnson: drums, percussion; Cassandra Wilson: vocals.


Bemsha Swing
Woody Shaw
Blue Note
Live at Baker's Keyboard, Detroit, MI, February 26 & 27, 1986.
Tracks: Bemsha Swing; Ginseng People; Well You Needn't; Eric; United; Nutty; In A Capricornian Way; Star Eyes; Theloniously Speaking.
Personnel: Woody Shaw: trumpet; Geri Allen: piano; Robert Hurst: bass; Roy Brooks: percussion.


Bushman Song
John Stubblefield
Enja
April 22 & 23, 1986.
Tracks: Mwe Malad O; Loss Of A Moment; Bushman Song; East Side/West Side; Calypso Rose; Serenade To The Mother Land; Some Things Never Change.
Personnel: John Stubblefield: tenor sax, soprano sax; Geri Allen: piano, synthesizer; Charnett Moffett: bass; Victor Lewis: drums, percussion; Mino Cinelu: percussion, vocals.


Shades Of Change
David Friedman
Enja
April 24 & 25, 1986.
Tracks: Shades Of A Labyrinth; Out Of A Labyrinth; Three Plus One Equals Five; The Search; Ibrahim.
Personnel: Dave Friedman: marimba, vibes; Geri Allen: piano; Anthony Cox: bass; Ronnie Burrage: drums.


Gallery
Oliver Lake
Gramavision
July 1986.
Tracks: Olla's Blues; Sad Louis; Le Sport Suite*; Gallery; C Piece; France Dance.
Personnel: Rasul Saddik*: trumpet; Oliver Lake: alto sax, tenor sax, soprano sax, flute; Geri Allen: piano; Fred Hopkins: bass; Pheeroan akLaff: drums.


Romance And Revolution
James Newton
Blue Note
August 20 & 21, 1986.
Tracks: Tenderly; Forever Charles; Meditations On Integration; The Evening Leans Towards You; Peace.
Personnel: Steve Turre, Robin Eubanks: trombone; James Newton: flute; Geri Allen: piano; Jay Hoggard: vibes; Abdul Wadud: cello; Rick Rozie: bass; Pheeroan akLaff: drums.


Movies
Franco Ambrosetti
Enja
November 24 & 25, 1986.
Tracks: Summertime; Yellow Submarine; Chan's Song; That Old Black Magic; Good Morning Heartache; The Magnificent Seven; Falling In Love Again; Be A Brave Utopist.
Personnel: Franco Ambrosetti: trumpet, flügelhorn; Geri Allen: piano, synthesizer; John Scofield: guitar; Michael Formanek: bass; Daniel Humair: drums; Jerry Gonzalez: percussion.


World Expansion
Steve Coleman
JMT / Winter & Winter
Systems Two Studio, Brooklyn, NY, November 1986.
Tracks: Desperate Move°; Stone Bone Jr².; Mad Monkey¹; Dream State¹; Tang Lung°; Yo Ho°; And They Partied...; In The Park; Just A Funky Old Song¹; Urilai Thrane; To Perpetuate The Funk°; Koshine Koji; Tlydor's Bane°; Park (Pt. II); Fire Theme (Intro).
Personnel: Graham Haynes: trumpet; Robin Eubanks: trombone; Steve Coleman: alto sax, vocals; Geri Allen: piano, keyboards; Kelvyn Bell: guitar; Kevin Bruce Harris: bass; Mark Johnson: drums; D.K. Dyson°, Cassandra Wilson¹, Jimmy Cozier²: vocals.


Da-Da
Arthur Blythe
Columbia
1986.
Tracks: Esquinas; Break Tune.
Personnel: Olu Dara: cornet; Bob Stewart: tuba; Arthur Blythe: alto sax; John Hicks: piano; Geri Allen, Bruce Puese: keyboards; Vincent Henry: bass, keyboards, guitar; Kelvin Bell: guitar; Gail Dixon, Akua Dixon: strings; Cecil McBee: bass; Bobby Battle: drums.


1987


Impala
Oliver Lake
Gramavision
May, 1987.
Tracks: Lef' Sided°; '63 Impala; Brass And Oak; I Would Like To; Yo' Dance; We're In The Moment.
Personnel: Oliver Lake: sax; Santi Debriano: bass; Pheeroan AkLaff, Gene Lake°, Brandon Ross°: drums.


A Night in Greenwich Village
Jay Hoggard
Muse
September 18, 1987.
Tracks: A Night In Tunisia; Monk's Mood; The Guiding Spirit; Comfort In The Storm; Mystic Winds, Tropic Breezes.
Personnel: Jay Hoggard: vibes; Geri Allen; piano; Anthony Cox: bass; Marvin "Smitty" Smith: drums.


The Secret Life
David McMurray
Timeless
1987.
Tracks: Hotline°; Dream Seekers¹.
Personnel: David McMurray: soprano sax¹, tenor sax°, keyboards°, percussion¹; Geri Allen: piano°, keyboards¹.


Sine Die
Steve Coleman
Pangaea
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, 1987/1988.
Tracks: Destination.
Personnel: Graham Haynes: trumpet; Robin Eubanks: trombone; Branford Marsalis: tenor sax; Steve Coleman: alto sax; Geri Allen: piano; David Gilmore: guitar; Kevin Bruce Harris: bass; Marvin "Smitty" Smith: drums, percussion; Cassandra Wilson: vocals.


1988


Monk In Motian
Paul Motian
JMT / Winter & Winter
A & R Studios, NYC, March 1988.
Tracks: Ruby My Dear; Off Minor.
Personnel: Joe Lovano: tenor sax; Geri Allen: piano; Bill Frisell: guitar; Paul Motian: drums.


Movies, Too
Franco Ambrosetti
Enja
March 22 & 23, 1988.
Tracks: My Man; Angel Eyes; Theme From Superman; Theme From Peter Gunn; Cinderella's Waltz; What's New Pussycat; God Bless The Child; Steppenwolf.
Personnel: Franco Ambrosetti: flügelhorn; Greg Osby: alto sax, soprano sax; Geri Allen: piano; John Scofield: guitar; Michael Formanek: bass; Daniel Humair: drums.


V
Ralph Peterson
Blue Note
A & R Recording, NYC, April 19 & 20, 1988.
Tracks: Enemy Within; Monief; The Short End Of The Stick; Soweto 6; Viola's Dance; Bebopskerony.
Personnel: Terence Blanchard: trumpet; Steve Wilson: alto sax, soprano sax; Geri Allen: piano; Phil Bowler: bass; Ralph Peterson: drums.


Triangular
Ralph Peterson
Blue Note
A & R Recording, NYC, April 20-22, 1988.
Tracks: Bemsha Swing; Triangular; Water Colors; Princess; Just You, Just Me*; Move; Splush; Smoke Rings.
Personnel: Geri Allen: piano; Phil Bowler*, Essiet Essiet: bass; Ralph Peterson: drums.


Mindgames
Greg Osby
JMT / Winter & Winter
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, May 1988.
Tracks: Dolemite; Silent Attitude; All That Matters.
Personnel: Greg Osby: alto sax, soprano sax, percussion; Geri Allen: piano, synthesizer; Kevin McNeal: guitar; Lonnie Plaxico: bass; Paul Samuels: drums, percussion.


Flute Talk
Buddy Collette
Soul Note
July 4 & 5, 1988.
Tracks: Magali; Blues In Torrance; Richmond In Acropolis; It's You; Crystal; Andre; Flute Talk; Roshanda.
Personnel: Buddy Collette: flute, clarinet, alto sax; James Newton: flute; Geri Allen: piano; Haribu Shahid: bass; Gianpiero Prina: drums.


You'll Know When You Get There
Chico Freeman
Black Saint
August 12, 19, 22, 29 & 31, 1988.
Tracks: Liberian Girl; Mist; The Trespasser; House Of Dreams; The Ditty; You'll Know When You Get There; Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology); No.7 (For Andrew Hill); I Remember You.
Personnel: E.J. Allen: trumpet, flügelhorn; Chico Freeman: tenor sax, alto sax, soprano sax, bass clarinet; Von Freeman: tenor sax, piano; Geri Allen: piano, keyboards; Donald Pate: bass; Victor Jones: drums; Norman Hedman: percussion; Joel Brandon: whistling.


Otherside
Oliver Lake
Gramavision
August, 1988.
Tracks: Gano Club; Whitestone; Stand; Hymn For The Old Year.
Personnel: Oliver Lake: sax; Geri Allen: piano; Anthony Peterson: guitar; Fred Hopkins: bass; Andrew Cyrille: drums.


Joy Ryder
Wayne Shorter
Columbia
Los Angeles, CA, 1988.
Tracks: Joy Rider; Over Shadow Hill Way; Causeway°; Someplace Called "Where"¹.
Personnel: Wayne Shorter: tenor sax, soprano sax; Geri Allen, Patrice Rushen: piano, synthesizer; Herbie Hancock¹: keyboards; Nathan East: bass; Terri Lyne Carrington: drums; Frank Colon°: percussion; Dianne Reeves: vocals¹.


1989


Duet In Detroit
Roy Brooks
Enja
February 25, 1989.
Tracks: Samba Del Sol; Duet In Detroit.
Personnel: Geri Allen: piano; Roy Brooks: drums percussion, singing saw.


Volition
Ralph Peterson
Blue Note
Clinton Recording Studio, NYC, February 27 & 28, 1989.
Tracks: Volition; Seven Of Swords; On My Side; Forth And Back; Back To Stay*; In Step; The Benevolent One*; Sasquatch.
Personnel: Terence Blanchard: trumpet; Steve Wilson: soprano sax*, alto sax; Geri Allen: piano; Phil Bowler: bass; Ralph Peterson: drums.


The Collective
Cecil Brooks III
Muse
March 27, 1989.
Tracks: The Sketch Is The Key¹; We'll Be Together Again; Ace Boy (Little Cece)¹; Sunshine°; Are You Real¹; West Coast Blues¹; Temptation¹; We'll Be Together Again.
Personnel: Gary Thomas¹: tenor sax; Greg Osby: alto sax, soprano sax°; Geri Allen: piano; Lonnie Plaxico: bass; Cecil Brooks III: drums.


By Any Means Necessary
Gary Thomas
JMT / Winter & Winter
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, May 1989.
Tracks: Potential Hazard; To The Vanishing Point; Janala.
Personnel: Gary Thomas: tenor sax, flute, synthesizer; Greg Osby: alto sax, synthesizer; Tim Murphy, Geri Allen: piano, synthesizer; John Scofield, Mick Goodrick: guitar; Anthony Cox: bass; Dennis Chambers: drums; Nana Vasconcelos: percussion.


Overview
Jay Hoggard
Muse
Home Base Studio, June 22, 1989.
Tracks: Put On A Happy Face; Overview; Aguacate; Blue Rags; Ruby, My Dear; Convergence.
Personnel: Jay Hoggard: vibes; Geri Allen: piano; Ed Rozie: bass; Frederick Waits: drums.


The Montréal Tapes
Charlie Haden & Liberation Music Orchestra
Verve
Montréal, Canada, July 8, 1989.
Tracks: La Pasionara; Silence; Sandino; We Shall Overcome.
Personnel: Charlie Haden: bass; Tom Harrell: trumpet; Stanton Davis: trumpet; Ken McIntyre: alto sax; Ernie Watts: tenor sax; Joe Lovano: tenor sax; Ray Anderson: trombone; Sharon Freeman: french horn; Joe Daley: tuba; Mick Goodrick: guitar; Geri Allen: piano; Paul Motian: drums.


Plaxico
Lonnie Plaxico
Muse
September 13, 1989.
Tracks: Your Love Is Like A Dream Come True; Shades°.
Personnel: Robin Eubanks°: trombone; Greg Osby, Steve Coleman°: alto sax; Geri Allen, James Weidman°: keyboards; Adam Falcon: guitar; Lonnie Plaxico: bass; Gene Jackson: drums.


Living On The Edge
Dewey Redman
Black Saint
A & R Recording Studio, NYC, September 13 & 14, 1989.
Tracks: Boo Boodoop; Mirror Windows; Blues For J.A.M.; If I Should Lose You; As One; Lazy Bird.
Personnel: Dewey Redman: alto sax, tenor sax; Geri Allen: piano; Cameron Brown: bass; Eddie Moore: drums.


1990


Droppin' Things
Betty Carter
Verve
June 7, 1990.
Tracks: Star Dust / Memories Of You.
Personnel: Betty Carter: vocals; Geri Allen: piano; Tarus Mateen: bass; Greg Hutchinson: drums.


New Friends
Fred Wesley
Antilles / Minor Music
August, 1990.
Tracks: Rockin' In Rhythm; Honey Love; Bright Mississippi; Love We Had Stays On My Mind°; For The Elders¹; Plenty, Plenty Soul; Blue Monk; Peace Fugue¹; Eyes So Beautiful°; Birks Works; D-Cup And Up.
Personnel: Stanton Davis: trumpet, flügelhorn; Fred Wesley: trombone, vocals; Steve Turre¹, Robin Eubanks: trombone; Maceo Parker: alto sax, percussion; Tim Green: tenor sax, percussion; Geri Allen: piano, keyboards; Anthony Cox: bass; Bill Steward: drums; Carmen Lundy°: vocals.
Note: 2 tracks (Bright Mississippi; Blue Monk) also issued on Essentials, Vol. 1 (Minor Music).


1992


Working Together
Marcus Belgrave & Lawrence Williams
DJM
1992.
Tracks: No.6; Prelude To No.4 & No.4.
Personnel: Marcus Belgrave: trumpet; Geri Allen: piano; Ralphe Armstrong: bass; Lawrence Williams: drums.


1993


Detroit's Jazz Piano Legacy Vol. 1
Marcus Belgrave
DJM
Live at Kerrytown Concert House, March 20, 1993.
Tracks: It's Good To Be Home Again; Prelude To No.4 & No.4°; Sweet Lorraine; Dolphy's Dance.
Personnel: Marcus Belgrave: trumpet; Geri Allen: piano; Lawrence Williams°: bass.


Munchin'
Wallace Roney
Muse
Van Gelder Recording Studios, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 6, 1993.
Tracks: Solar°; Ah Leu Cha°; Bemsha Swing°; Lost; Daahoud°; Whims Of Chambers; Smooch; Love For Sale°.
Personnel: Wallace Roney: trumpet; Ravi Coltrane°: tenor sax; Geri Allen: piano, Christian McBride: bass; Kenny Washington: drums.


General Music Project
Various Artists
Evidence
June 19, 1993.
Tracks: Choo Choo Train; Apex; Sing A Song Of Song; Happy Dream; Calling You; Tip-Toeing; Intro To Yellow; Sahara's Short Story; Sunbeam; Cathedral.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: alto sax, soprano sax; Geri Allen: piano; Charnett Moffett: bass; Charles Moffett: drums.


Crunchin'
Wallace Roney
Muse
Van Gelder Recording Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 30, 1993.
Tracks: Woody'n You°; What's New°; Angel Eyes; Swing Spring°; Time After Time; We See°; You Stepped Out Of A Dream°; Misterioso°.
Personnel: Wallace Roney: trumpet; Antonio Hart°: alto sax; Geri Allen: piano; Ron Carter: bass; Kenny Washington: drums.


Feed The Fire
Betty Carter
Verve
Live at the Royal Festival Hall, London, England, October 30, 1993.
Tracks: Feed The Fire; Love Notes; Sometimes I'm Happy; Lover Man; I'm All Smiles; If I Should Lose You; All Or Nothing At All; What Is This Tune?; Day Dream; B's Blues.
Personnel: Geri Allen: piano; Dave Holland: bass; Jack DeJohnette: drums; Betty Carter: vocals.


Portrait Of Adrian
Dwayne Dolphin
Minor Music
Sear Sound, NYC, December 1993.
Tracks: So What; Portrait Of Adrian; Passion Dance; Pappillon; Fee Fi Fo Fum; Hank's Blues; Maiden Voyage; Enchantress; Softly As In A Morning Sunrise; Lost Souls; Down And Out.
Personnel: Michael Mossman: trumpet, flügelhorn, trombone; Ravi Coltrane: tenor sax, soprano sax; Geri Allen: piano; Dwayne Dolphin: bass; Roger Humphries: drums.
Note: 3 tracks (Pappillon; Fee Fi Fo Fum; Enchantress) also issued on Essentials, Vol. 1 (Minor Music).


3-D Lifestyle
Greg Osby
Blue Note
1993.
Tracks: Raise; Hardcopy; Flow To The Underculture.
Personnel: Greg Osby: alto sax, soprano sax; Geri Allen: piano, synthesizer.


Plantation Lullabies
Me'shell NdegeOcello
Maverick / Sire
1993.
Tracks: Plantation; I'm Diggin' You (Like An Old Soul Record); If That's Your Boyfriend (He Wasn't Last Night); Shoot'n Up And Gett'n High; Dred Loc; Untitled; Step Into The Projects; Soul On Ice; Call Me; Outside Your Door; Picture Show; Sweet Love; Two Lonely Hearts (On The Subway).
Personnel: Joshua Redman: tenor sax; Geri Allen, Bobby Lyle, James Preston: piano; David Fiuczynski, Wah Wah Watson: guitar; Bill Summers, David Gamson: drums; Luis Conte, Bill Summers: percussion; Me'Shell NdegeOcello: vocals, bass; Byron Jackson: backing vocals.


1994


Shades Of Red
Various Artists
Blue Note
December 5° & 7¹, 1994.
Tracks: Maiden Voyage°; Good Old Days¹.
Personnel: Wallace Roney: trumpet¹; Joe Lovano¹: alto sax, tenor sax; Steve Hall°: tenor sax; Geri Allen°¹: piano; Fareed Haque°: guitar; Clarence Seay¹, Peter Washington°: bass; Paul Motian¹, Joe Chambers°: drums; Dianne Reeves°: vocals.


Shades Of Blue
Various Artists
Blue Note
December 7, 1994.
Tracks: Maiden Voyage.
Personnel: Steve Hall: tenor sax; Geri Allen: piano; Fareed Haque: guitar; Peter Washington: bass; Joe Chambers: drums; Dianne Reeves: vocals.


Unity
Ernie Watts
JVC
Power Station Studios, NYC, December 13 & 14, 1994.
Tracks: You Say You Care; In Your Own Sweet Way; Tricotism; Unity; Silver Hollow; Some Kind Of Blue; Don't Look Now; Joyous Reunion; Lonely Hearts; Sticky Kisses; Soul Eyes; Grand Central.
Personnel: Ernie Watts: tenor sax; Geri Allen: piano; Eddie Gomez, Steve Swallow: bass; Jack DeJohnette: drums.


Misterios
Wallace Roney
Warner Brothers
1994.
Tracks: Meu Menino; In Her Family; Michelle; Cafe°¹; Misterios; Last To Know¹; Memoria E Fado; 71+; Muerte¹; I Will Always Love You².
Personnel: Wallace Roney: trumpet; Antoine Roney¹, Ravi Coltrane²: tenor sax; Geri Allen: piano; Gil Goldstein°: keyboards; Clarence Seay: bass; Eric Allen: drums; Steve Berrios, Steve Thornton, Valtinho Anastacio: percussion.


1995


Cerebral Caverns
Reggie Workman
Postcards
Sound on Sound, NYC, April 27 & 28, 1995.
Tracks: What's In Your Hand; Half Of My Soul (Tristan's Love Theme); Evolutions; Seasonal Elements (Spring-Summer-Fall-Winter).
Personnel: Julian Priester: trombone; Sam Rivers: tenor sax, soprano sax, flute; Geri Allen: piano; Elizabeth Panzer: harp; Reggie Workman: bass; Al Foster, Gerry Hemingway: drums; Tapan Modak: percussion.


Kansas City - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Various Artists
Verve
Hey Hey Club, May 11-22, 1995.
Tracks: Blues In The Dark; Moten Swing; I Surrender, Dear; Queer Notions; Lullaby Of The Leaves; I Left My Baby; Yeah, Man; Froggy Bottom; Solitude; Pagin' The Devil; Lafayette; Solitude (Reprise).
Personnel: Nicholas Payton, James Zollar: trumpet; Olu Dara: cornet; Clark Gayton, Curtis Fowlkes: trombone; David "Fathead" Newman, Jesse Davis: alto sax; Joshua Redman, David Murray, Craig Handy: tenor sax; James Carter: tenor sax, baritone sax; Don Byron: baritone sax, clarinet; Geri Allen, Cyrus Chestnut: piano; Mark Whitfield, Russell Malone: guitar; Ron Carter, Christian McBride, Tyrone Clark: bass; Victor Lewis: drums; Kevin Mahogany: vocals.


KC After Dark: More Music From Robert Altman's Kansas City
Various Artists
Verve
Hey Hey Club, May 11-22, 1995.
Tracks: St. Louis Blues; Cherokee; (Back Home Again In) Indiana; Harvard Blues; Prince Of Wails; Froggy Bottom; Piano Boogie; King Porter Stomp; Tickle Toe; (Back Home Again In) Indiana (Reprise).
Personnel: Nicholas Payton, James Zollar: trumpet; Olu Dara: cornet; Curtis Fowlkes: trombone; David "Fathead" Newman, Jesse Davis: alto sax; James Carter, Joshua Redman, Craig Handy: tenor sax; Don Byron: baritone sax, clarinet; Geri Allen, Cyrus Chestnut: piano; Mark Whitfield, Russell Malone: guitar; Ron Carter, Christian McBride, Tyrone Clark: bass; Victor Lewis: drums; Kevin Mahogany: vocals.


Children Of The Light
Rodney Whitaker
DIW / Koch
Power Station, NYC, September 13 & 14, 1995.
Tracks: On Green Dolphin Street°; El Morro¹.
Personnel: Wallace Roney°¹: trumpet; James Carter°¹: tenor sax; Cassius Richmond¹: flute; Geri Allen: piano; Rodney Whitaker°¹: bass; Gregory Hutchinson°¹: drums; Andrew Daniels¹: percussion.


Modern Day Jazz Stories
Courtney Pine
Verve / Antilles
RPM Studios and Baby Monster Studios, NYC, 1995.
Tracks: Prelude - The Water Of Life; The 37th Chamber; Don't 'Xplain; Dah Blessing; In The Garden Of Eden (Thinking Inside Of You); Creation Stepper; Absolution; Each One (Must) Teach One; The Unknown Warrior (Song For My Forefathers); I've Known Rivers; Outro - Guiding Light; Prince Of Peace.
Personnel: Eddie Henderson: trumpet; Courtney Pine: soprano sax, tenor sax, flute; Geri Allen: piano, organ; Mark Whitfield: guitar; Charnett Moffett: bass; Ronnie Burrage: drums, percussion; Cassandra Wilson: vocals.


1996


Village
Wallace Roney
Warner Brothers
New York, December 3-5, 1996.
Tracks: Aknaaba; Village; Eternal One; EBO; Oshirike.
Personnel: Wallace Roney: trumpet; Antoine Roney: tenor sax, soprano sax, bass clarinet; Pharoah Sanders: tenor sax; Clarence Seay: bass; Geri Allen: piano; Robert Irving III: synthesizer; Lenny White: drums; Steve Berrios: percussion.


Renderers Of Spirit
Lenny White
Hip Bop
1996.
Tracks: Sailing.
Personnel: Geri Allen: piano; Pete Levin: keyboards, synthesizer; Pookie Zari: synthesizer; Victor Bailey: bass; Lenny White: drums, synthesizer; Nicki Richard: vocals.


Three Women
Ornette Coleman Sound Museum
Harmolodic
1996.
Tracks: Sound Museum; Monsieur Allard; City Living; What Reason; Home Grown; Stopwatch; Don't You Know By Now; P.P. (Picolo Pesos); Women Of The Veil; Yesterday, Today, & Tomorrow; Biosphere; European Echoes; Mob Job; Macho Woman.
Personnel: Ornette Coleman: alto sax, violin, trumpet; Geri Allen: piano; Charnette Moffett: bass; Denardo Coleman: drums.


Hidden Man
Ornette Coleman Sound Museum
Harmolodic
1996.
Tracks: Sound Museum; Monsieur Allard; City Living; What Reason; Home Grown; Stopwatch; Women of the Veil; P.P. (Picolo Pesos); Biosphere; Yesterday, Today, & Tomorrow; European Echoes; What A Friend We Have In Jesus (Variation); Mob Job; Macho Woman.
Personnel: Ornette Coleman: alto sax, violin, trumpet; Geri Allen: piano; Charnette Moffett: bass; Denardo Coleman: drums.


1997


Monk On Monk
T.S. Monk
N2K
Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 6-27, 1997.
Tracks: Little Rootie Tootie; Crepuscule With Nellie; Boo Boo's Birthday; Dear Ruby; Two Timer; Bright Mississippi; Suddenly; Ugly Beauty; Jackie-ing.
Personnel: Don Sickler, Clark Terry, Arturo Sandoval, Wallace Roney, Virgil Jones, Laurie Frink: trumpet; Roy Hargrove: flügelhorn; Eddie Bert: trombone; David Amram, John Clark: french horn; Willie Williams, Wayne Shorter: soprano sax, tenor sax; Bobby Porcelli: alto sax, baritone sax; Bobby Watson: alto sax; Jimmy Heath, Grover Washington Jr., Roger Rosenberg: tenor sax; Howard Johnson: baritone sax, tuba; Ronnie Matthews, Herbie Hancock, Danilo Perez, Geri Allen: piano; Gary Wang, Ron Carter, Dave Holland, Christian McBride: bass; T.S. Monk: drums; Kevin Mahogany, Nnenna Freelon, Dianne Reeves: vocals.


Mind Over Matter
Mark Shim
Record Label
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY, February 19 & 20, 1997.
Tracks: Arrival; Mind Over Matter; Snake Eyes; Dumplin'; The Dungeon; Crazy; The Chosen Ones; Remember Rockefeller At Attica; Mass Exodus.
Personnel: Mark Shim: tenor sax; Geri Allen: piano; David Fiuczynski: guitar; Curtis Lundy: bass; Ralph Peterson: drums, trumpet; Eric Harland: drums.


Talkin' Stick
Oliver Lake
Passin' Thru'
Tedesco Studio, Paramus, NJ, March 4, 1997.
Tracks: Talkin' Stick; Hard Blues; Reminds Me; Masaai Moves; Only If You Live There; Shifts; Song For Jay; Philly Blues.
Personnel: Oliver Lake: alto sax; Geri Allen: piano; Jay Hoggard: vibes; Belden Bullock: bass; Cecil Brooks III: drums.


Secrets
Tricia Tahara
Savant
March 11-13, 1997.
Tracks: Follow My Footprints; I Ain't Gonna Let You Break My Heart Again; Give All Your Love; Show Me How To Fly; L'Altra Notte In Fondo Al Mare; Witness; Secrets; You Are My Sunshine.
Personnel: Wallace Roney: trumpet; Antoine Roney: tenor sax, soprano sax, bass clarinet; Geri Allen: piano; Ralphe Armstrong: bass; Lenny White: drums; Tricia Tahara: vocals.


Along Came Jones
New York Connexion
Sirocco
December 9 & 10, 1997.
Tracks: Three Card Molly; Summary; Intimidation; Allen's Alley; Shadowland; A Child Is Born; Three In One; Wise One.
Personnel: Wallace Roney: trumpet; Robin Eubanks: trombone; Craig Handy: tenor sax, soprano sax; Geri Allen: piano; Loe Locke: vibes; Lonnie Plaxico: bass; Gene Jackson: drums.


After Glow - Music From The Motion Picture
Mark Isham
Sony
1997.
Tracks: After The Glow Has Gone; Yeses, Noes And In-Betweens; A Life Suspended; Hope And Charity; For Charles; Yeses And Noes; Undecided; The Frenzy; Afterglow.
Personnel: Mark Isham: trumpet, flumpet; Charles Lloyd: tenor sax; Geri Allen: piano; Gary Burton: vibes; Sid Page: violin; Jeff Littleton: bass; Billy Higgins: drums.


1997-1998

Just Friends
Marian McPartland
Concord
Avatar Studios and Sound On Sound, NYC, September 4, 1997 - January 26, 1998.
Tracks: Lullaby Of The Leaves; Chrysalis.
Personnel: Marian McPartland, Geri Allen: piano.


Shades Of Bey
Andy Bey
Evidence
Hillside Studios, Englewood, NJ, December 16 & 17, 1997 & February 20 & 21, 1998.
Tracks: Like A Lover (O Cantador); Midnight Blue; Get It Straight (Straight No Chaser); Pretty Girl (The Star-Crossed Lovers); River Man; Dark Shadows; Believin' It (Half & Half); Some Other Time; The Last Light Of Evening (Blood Count); Drume Negrita (Afro-Cuban Lullaby).
Personnel: Gary Bartz: alto sax; Geri Allen: piano; Andy Bey: vocals, piano; Paul Meyers: guitar; Andy Stein: violin, viola; Annabelle Hoffman: cello; Dennis James, Peter Washington: bass; Victor Lewis: drums.


1998


Endless Miles - A Tribute To Miles Davis
Various Artists
N2K
Live at Birdland, NYC, May 26, 1998.
Tracks: Nefertiti°; No Blues¹; The Sorcerer².
Personnel: Wallace Roney: trumpet; Antoine Roney°², Dave Liebman¹: tenor sax; Geri Allen: piano; Buster Williams: bass; Lenny White°², Al Foster¹: drums.


Skyline
Bobby Hutcherson
Verve
Avatar Recording Studio, NYC, August 3-5, 1998.
Tracks: Who's Got You?; I Only Have Eyes For You; Delilah; Chan's Song; Pomponio; Love Theme From Superman (Can You Read My Mind); Tres Palabras; The Coaster; Candle.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Geri Allen: piano; Bobby Hutcherson: vibes, marimba; Christian McBride: bass; Al Foster: drums.


With Every Breath I Take
Klaus Suonsaari
Storyville
New York, August 6, 1998.
Tracks: Subsumption; Imaginary Day; Motive; Primal Joy; Motion; Skår; Visions; With Every Breath I Take; Places; Amorphous Them; Elisabeth Senge Ikke Mej.
Personnel: Scott Robinson: C melody sax, tenor sax, bass sax, theremin; Gerri Allen: piano; Jules Thayer: bass; Klaus Suonsaari: drums, percussion.


1999


From The Round Box
Ravi Coltrane
RCA Victor
February 11, September 29-30 & December 7, 1999.
Tracks: Social Drones; The Chartreuse Mean; Word Order; Blues À La Carte; Monk's Mood; Irony; The Blessing; Consequence; Between Lines°.
Personnel: Ralph Alessi: flügelhorn, trumpet; Ravi Coltrane: soprano sax, tenor sax; Geri Allen, Andy Milne°: piano; James Genus: bass; Eric Harland: drums.


Reflections In Change
Craig Handy
Sirocco
Systems Two Studios, Brooklyn, NY, June 6-8 & 25, 1999.
Tracks: Turnerland; Snowqualmie; Waiting For Your Call°; Eclipse¹; For Kenny; Unravel The Mystery°; Homage; Adona's Song: Prelude; Adona's Song¹.
Personnel: Peck Almond¹: trumpet; Robin Eubanks¹: trombone; Chris Korner¹: french horn; Mike Rabinowitz¹: bassoon; Mike Simon¹: clarinet; Craig Handy: sax; Steve Slagle¹: flute; Geri Allen, Stephen Scott¹: piano; Dave Stryker°: guitar; Rodney Whitaker: bass; Ali Jackson: drums; Tara Cruise°: vocals.


Classic Ellington
Sir Simon Rattle
Blue Note / EMI
November 15-17, 1999.
Tracks: Take The 'A' Train; You're The One; Sophisticated Lady; Harlem (A Tone Parallel To Harlem); Isfahan; Ad Lib On Nippon; That Doo-wah Thing; Something To Live For; Come Sunday; Solitude In Transblucency; Maybe; Things Ain't What They Used To Be.
Personnel: John Barclay, Simon Gardner, Clark Terry: trumpet; Richard Simpson: oboe; Joe Lovano, Joshua Redman; tenor sax; Geri Allen, Mike Renzi: piano; Regina Carter: violin; Peter Washington: bass; Lewis Nash: drums; Lena Horne: vocals; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.


One-On-One
Clark Terry
Chesky
December 13-16, 1999.
Tracks: Just For A Thrill.
Personnel: Clark Terry: trumpet; Geri Allen: piano.


An All-Star Tribute To Pablo Picasso And Miles Davis
Various Artists
Swan / Orchard
1999.
Tracks: Pablo; Blue Cool; Love Of A Lifetime; Blue Miles; View Of Bitches Brew; Inspiration; Blue Period; View 2; Minotaur 1; For Miles; Les Demoiselles D'Avignon.
Personnel: Eddie Henderson: trumpet; Curtis Fuller: trombone, Richard Clay: sax, flute, keyboards; Geri Allen: piano; Buster Williams: bass; Lenny White: drums; Ray Mantilla, Warren Smith: percussion.


2000


Lift Every Voice
Charles Lloyd
ECM
Oceanway and Cello Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 2000.
Tracks: Hymn To The Mother; You Are So Beautiful; Amazing Grace; East Virginia West Memphis; What's Going On; Angel Oak; Te Amare; I'm Afraid; Hafez Shattered Heart; Rabo De Nube; Blood Count; Go Down Moses; Beyond Darkness; Nocturne; Wayfaring Stranger; Deep River; Lift Every Voice And Sing; Prayer The Crossing.
Personnel: Charles Lloyd: tenor sax; flute, taragato; Geri Allen: piano; John Abercrombie: guitar; Mark Johnson, Larry Grenadier: bass; Billy Hart: drums.


Houdini
Buster Williams
Sirocco
March, 2000.
Tracks: Houdini, Pt. 1; The Sorcerer; Bellodgia Diva; If I Should Lose You; Ouija Board; Little Girl Blue; Fall; Striver's Jewels; Houdini, Pt 2.
Personnel: Geri Allen: piano; Buster Williams: bass; Lenny White: drums.


No Room For Argument
Wallace Roney
Stretch
Sonalyst Studios/Power Station, Waterford, CT, March 31 - April 3, 2000.
Tracks: No Room For Argument; Homage & Acknowledgement; Straight No Nothing; Metropolis; Christina; NeuBeings; Cygroove; He Who Knows; Virtual Chocolate Cherry; Midnight Blue.
Personnel: Wallace Roney: trumpet; Steve Hall, Antoine Roney: soprano sax, tenor sax, bass clarinet; Geri Allen: piano, keyboards, synthesizer; Adam Holzman: keyboards, organ, synthesizer; Buster Williams: bass; Val "Gelder" Jeanty: drums, synthesizer; Lenny White: drums.


2002


The Detroit Experiment
The Detroit Experiment
Rope-a-dope
January 25-29, 2002.
Tracks: Revelation; There Is A God; Revelation Reprise.
Personnel: Marcus Belgrave: trumpet; Allan Curtis Barnes: flute, alto sax; Bennie Maupin: bass clarinet, tenor sax; Geri Allen: piano; Amp Fiddler: organ, synthesizer, keyboards, vocals; Ayro: keyboards; Carl Craig: synthesizer, bass, guitar; Perry Hughes: guitar; Regina Carter: violin; Jaribu Shahid, Al Turner: bass; Ron Otis: drums; Karriem Riggins: percussion, drums; Athletic Mic League, Invincible: vocals.


2003


Jazzpar Concerts 2003
Lars Møller
Stunt
April 24 & 27, 2003.
Tracks: Daybreaking Dreams; Blue Skies In Kamchatka; Bacharach; Laila's House; Invitation.
Personnel: Lars Møller: tenor sax; Geri Allen: piano; Buster Williams: bass; Billy Hart: drums.


American Song
Andy Bey
Savoy
Bennett Studio, Englewood, NJ, November 4-6 & 14-15, 2003.
Tracks: Never Let Me Go; Prelude To A Kiss; Speak Low; Angel Eyes; Midnight Sun; Caravan; Lush Life; Satin Doll; It's Only A Paper Moon; Lonely Town.
Personnel: Vernell Garnett: trumpet, flügelhorn; Steve Davis: trombone; Frank Wess: tenor sax, flute; Dwight Andrews: soprano sax, clarinet, bass clarinet, flute, alto flute; Andy Bey: vocals, piano; Geri Allen: piano; Paul Meyers: guitar; Kiyoshi Kitagawa: bass; Mark McLean: drums; Mino Cinelu: percussion.


2004


Jumping The Creek
Charles Lloyd
ECM
January, 2004.
Tracks: Ne Me Quitte Pas; Ken Katta Ma Om; Angel Oak Revisited; Canon Perdido; Jumping the Creek; The Sufi's Tears; Georgia Bright Suite; Come Sunday; Both Veils Must Go; Song of the Inuit.
Personnel: Charles Lloyd: tenor sax, alto sax, taragato; Geri Allen: piano; Robert Hurst: bass; Eric Harland: drums, percussion.


Prototype
Wallace Roney
High Note
Sony Studios, NYC, February 23, 2004.
Tracks: Cyberspace; Shadow Dance; Prototype; Then And Now; Let's Stay Together; Quadrant; Three Views Of The Blues; Secret Identity.
Personnel: Wallace Roney: trumpet; Clifton Anderson: trombone; Antoine Roney: soprano sax, tenor sax; Don Byron: bass clarinet; Geri Allen, Adam Holzman: piano, keyboards; Matthew Garrison: bass; Eric Allen: drums; DJ Logic: turntables.


Remember Love
Mary Stallings
Half Note
Bennett Studios, Englewood, NJ, May 11 & 12, 2004.
Tracks: What A Difference A Day Makes; No Greater Love; Hello Yesterday; Centerpiece; Moment To Moment; Dindi; Remember Love; Lucky To Be Me; I Just Found Out About Love; Make Me Rainbows; Why Should There Be Stars; Still The One; Stuck In A Dream; Funny Not Much; What A Difference A Day Makes.
Personnel: Wallace Roney: trumpet; Vincent Herring: alto sax; Frank Wess: flute, tenor sax; Gerri Allen: piano, organ; Darryl Hall: bass; Billy Hart: drums; Mary Stallings: vocals.


2005


Zodiac Suite: Revisited
Mary Lou Williams Collective
Mary
Upper Montclair, NJ, 2005.
Tracks: Aries; Taurus; Gemini; Cancer; Leo; Virgo; Libra; Scorpio; Sagittarius; Capricorn; Aquarius; Pisces; The Bebop Waltz°; Intermission; Thank You Madam°.
Personnel: Geri Allen: piano; Buster Williams: bass; Andrew Cyrille°, Billy Hart: drums.

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