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Kenny Garrett

Born: October 9, 1960    Primary Instrument: Sax, alto

Kenny Garrett

Kenny Garrett is a jazz saxophonist. He was born in Detroit, MI in 1960. His father was a tenor saxophonist. Kenny's career took off when he joined the Duke Ellington Orchestra in 1978, then led by Duke's son, Mercer Ellington. Three years later he played in the Mel Lewis Orchestra (playing the music of Thad Jones) and also the Dannie Richmond Quartet (focusing on Charles Mingus's music). In 1984, he recorded his first album as a bandleader, Introducing Kenny Garrett. From there, his career has included 11 albums as a leader and numerous Grammy nominations. During his career, Kenny has played with many jazz greats such as Miles Davis, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, McCoy Tyner, Pharoah Sanders, Brian Blade, Bobby Hutcherson, Ron Carter, Elvin Jones, and Mulgrew Miller...
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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


As a Side Musician


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


Introducing Kenny Garrett
Criss Cross
Rudy Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 28, 1984.
Tracks: For Openers; Have You Met Miss Jones?; A Silent Prayer; Blues in the Afternoon; Oriental Towaway Zone; Until Tomorrow; Reedus' Dance; Lover.
Personnel: Woody Shaw: trumpet; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Mulgrew Miller: piano; Nat Reeves: bass; Tony Reedus: drums.


1988


Garrett 5
Paddle Wheel / King
NYC, September 21-23, 1988.
Tracks: Feeling Good; Little Dixie; But Beautiful; Little Melonae; Computer 'G'; La Bamba; Lee Hall's Blues; Tokyo Tower; Odoriko; United We Waltz.
Personnel: Wallace Roney: trumpet; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Mulgrew Miller: piano; Charnett Moffett: bass; Tony Reedus: drums.


1989


Prisoner Of Love
Atlantic
NYC, early 1989.
Tracks: May I Have This Dance; Blue Moon; Prisoner of Love; Put a Smile on Your Face; Sayydah's Single File Groove; Big 'Ol Head; Free Mandela; Peace for Dream; Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing.
Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Kenny Garrett: alto sax, keyboards, drums, percussion, soprano sax, synth; Darryl Jones, Marcus Miller, Joe "Foley" McCreary: bass; Dennis Chambers, Ricky Wellman: drums; Rudy Bird, Mino Cinelu: percussion; Katrina Anderson, Bonnie Bozman, Chananja Bryan, Mia Dean, Mikel Dean, Mysheerah Durant, Akira Frierson, Myisha Hollaway, Noel John, Eric Myers, Cie Romeo, Ikeda Romeo, Akelier Soogrim, Duane Thomas: vocals.


1990


African Exchange Student
Atlantic
RCA Studio, New York, 1990.
Tracks: Ja-Hed; Mack The Knife; African Exchange Student; Someday We'll All Be Free; One World Through; Straight Street; Shaw; Lullaby Of Isfahan; One Finger Snap; Your Country-Ness; Nostradamus.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: alto sax, flute, vocals; Mulgrew Miller: piano; Charnett Moffett, Ron Carter: bass; Tony Reedus, Elvin Jones: drums.


1992


Black Hope
Power Station, NYC, 1992.
Warner Brothers
Tracks: Tacit Dance; Spanish-Go-Round; Computer "G"; Van Gogh's Left Ear; Black Hope; Jackie & The Bean Stalk; Run Run Shaw; 2 Step; Bone Bop; Books & Toys; Bye Bye Blackbird; Last Sax.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Joe Henderson: tenor sax; Kenny Kirkland: piano; Donald Brown: synthesizer; Charnett Moffett: bass; Brian Blade, Ricky Wellman: drums; Don Alias: percussion.


1993


Stars and Stripes Live
ITM / Jazz Door
NYC, 1993.
Tracks: Axpax; Blues On The Corner; Largo; Slop; Mack The Knife; Bone Bop.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Charnett Moffett: bass; Brian Blade: drums.


1987, 1992

Old Folks
Westwind
Eras Recording Studios, NYC, May 11, 1987° & London Bridge Studio, Seattle, January-February 1992¹.
Tracks: Wanderlust¹; Wingspan°; The Oyster Dance¹; Sonhos Do Brasil°.
Personnel: Julian Priester¹: trombone; Kenny Garrett°¹: alto sax; Mulgrew Miller°: piano; Steve Nelson°: vibes; Robben Ford¹: guitar; Bill Frisell¹: guitar, banjo; Charnett Moffett°, Anthony Cox¹: bass; Jerry Granelli¹, Tony Reedus°: drums; Rudy Bird°: percussion.


1995


Triology
Warner Brothers
1995.
Tracks: Delfeayo's Dilemma; Night And Day; Giant Steps; A Time For Love; Wayne's Thang; Pressing The Issue; Koranne Said; Oriental Towaway Zone; In Your Own Sweet Way; What Is This Thing Called Love.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Kiyoshi Kitagawa, Charnett Moffett: bass; Brian Blade: drums.


1996


Pursuance: The Music of John Coltrane
Warner Brothers
1996.
Tracks: Countdown; Equinox; Liberia; Dear Lord; Lonnie's Lament; After The Rain; Like Sonny; Pursuance; Alabama; Giant Steps; Latifa.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Pat Metheny: guitar; Rodney Whitaker: bass; Brian Blade: drums.


1997


Songbook
Warner Brothers
Sear Sound, NYC, January 7 & 8, 1997.
Tracks: 2 Down & 1 Across; November 15; Wooden Steps; Sing A Song Of Song; Brother Hubbard; Ms. Baja; The House That Nat Built; She Waits For The New Sun; Before It's Time To Say Goodbye; Sounds Of The Flying Pygmies.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Kenny Kirkland: piano; Nat Reeves: bass; Jeff "Tain" Watts: drums.


1999


Simply Said
Warner Brothers
Avatar Studio, NYC & The Hit Factory, NYC, 1999.
Tracks: G.T.D.S.; Charlie Brown Goes To South Africa; Delta Bali Blues; Conversation With Hutcherson; Words Can't Express; Back Where You Started; Sounds Like Winter: Can I Just Hold Your Hand; Organized Colors; 3rd Quadrant; Simply Said.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: alto sax, soprano sax, sopranino sax; Shedrick Mitchell: piano, organ; Mulgrew Miller: piano, vocals; Pat Metheny: guitar; Marcus Miller: bass; Nat Reeves: bass, vocals; Chris Dave: drums; Bashiri Johnson: percussion; Raymond Harris: vocals.


2001


Happy People
Warner Brothers
Oceanway Studio, Los Angeles, CA & Hannibal Studios, Santa Monica, CA, September 2001.
Tracks: Song For DiFang; Happy People; Tango In 6; Ain't Nothing But The Blues; Song #8; Halima's Story; Monk-ing Around; A Hole In One; Thessalonika; Asian Medley; Brother B. Harper.
Personnel: Michael Stewart: trumpet, flügelhorn; Kenny Garrett: alto sax, soprano sax; Vernell Brown: piano; Bobby Hutcherson: vibes; Randy Razz: guitar; Charnett Moffett, Marcus Miller: bass; Chris Dave, Marcus Baylor: drums; Jean Norris: vocals.


2003


Standard of Language
Warner Brothers
Avatar Studio, NYC & Oceanway Studio, Los Angeles, CA, 2003.
Tracks: What Is This Thing Called Love?; Kurita Sensai; XYZ; Native Tongue; Chief Blackwater; Doc Tone's Short Speech; Just A Second To Catch My Breath; Gendai; Standard Of Language I,II,III.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: alto sax, soprano sax; Vernell Brown: piano; Charnett Moffett: bass; Chris Dave, Eric Harland: drums.


2006


Beyond The Wall
Nonesuch
Right Track Recording, NYC, February 19-21, 2006.
Tracks: Calling; Beyond The Wall; Qing Wen; Realization (Marching Towards The Light); Tsunami Song; Kiss To The Skies; Now; Gwoka; May Peace Be Upon Them.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Pharoah Sanders: tenor sax; Mulgrew Miller: piano; Bobby Hutcherson: vibes; Robert Hurst: bass; Brian Blade: drums.


2007


Sketches Of MD - Live At The Iridium
Mack Avenue
Iridium, NYC, May 2007.
Tracks: The Ring; Intro To Africa; Sketches Of MD; Wayne's Thang; Happy People.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Pharaoh Sanders: tenor sax; Benito Gonzales: piano; Nat Reeves: bass; Jamire Williams: drums.

As a Side Musician


1981


Three Or Four Shades Of...
Dannie Richmond
Tutu
Jazzfestival Münster, Germany, July 12, 1981.
Tracks: Soft Seas; Goodbye Pork Pie Hat; Big Alice & John Henry; Suite: Cumbia & Jazz Fusion.
Personnel: Jack Walrath: trumpet; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Bob Neloms: piano; Cameron Brown: bass; Dannie Richmond: drums.


1982


Featuring The Music Of Bob Brookmeyer
Mel Lewis & The Jazz Orchestra
Red Barron
Village Vanguard, NYC, January 7-11, 1982.
Tracks: Make Me Smile; Nevermore; The Nasty Dance; McNeely's Piece; My Funny Valentine; Goodbye World.
Personnel: Earl Gardner, Joe Mosello, John Marshall, Tom Harrell: trumpet; John Mosca, Ed Neumeister, Douglass Purviance, Earl Mclntyre: trombone; Stephanie Fauber: french horn; Dick Oatts: alto sax, soprano sax, flute; Kenny Garrett: alto sax, clarinet, soprano sax, flute; Joe Lovano, Gary Pribek: tenor sax, clarinet; Gary Smulyan: baritone sax, bass clarinet; Jim McNeely: piano; Mark Johnson: bass; Mel Lewis: drums.


1985


Out Of The Blue
Out Of The Blue
Blue Note
June 7-8, 1985.
Tracks: RH Factor; Eastern Love Village; Output; Reunited; Git in There; Blue Hughes; OTB.
Personnel: Michael Mossman: trumpet; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Ralph Bowen: tenor sax; Harry Pickens: piano; Robert Hurst: bass; Ralph Peterson: drums.


Double Take
Freddie Hubbard and Woody Shaw
Blue Note
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ; November 21-22, 1985.
Tracks: Sandu; Boperation; Lament For Booker; Hub-Tones; Desert Moonlight; Just A Ballad For Woody; Lotus Blossom.
Personnel: Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw: trumpet; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Mulgrew Miller: piano; Cecil McBee: bass; Carl Allen: drums.
Note: also issued on: The Freddie Hubbard-Woody Shaw Sessions


Moon Alley
Tom Harrell
Criss Cross
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ; December 22, 1985.
Tracks: Blues In Six; Change Of Pace; Rapture; Twenty Bar Tune; Open Air; Moon Alley; Scrapple From The Apple.
Personnel: Tom Harrell: trumpet, flügelhorn; Kenny Garrett: alto sax, flute; Kenny Barron: piano; Ray Drummond: bass; Ralph Peterson: drums.


1986


Solid
Woody Shaw
Muse / 32 Jazz
March 24, 1986.
Tracks: There Will Never Be Another You; You Stepped Out Of A Dream; Speak Low; Solid; It Might As Well Be Spring; The Woody Woodpecker Song.
Personnel: Woody Shaw: trumpet; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Peter Leitch: guitar; Kenny Barron: piano; Neil Swainson: bass; Victor Jones: drums.


Inside Track
Out Of The Blue
Blue Note
June 19-20, 1986.
Tracks: Inside Track; Cherry Pickens; Hot House; E Force; Nathan Jones; Isolation; Elevation.
Personnel: Michael Mossman: trumpet; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Ralph Bowen: tenor sax; Harry Pickens: piano; Robert Hurst: bass; Ralph Peterson: drums.


Mt. Fuji Jazz Festival '86 with Blue Note
Freddie Hubbard / Woody Shaw Sextet
Blue Note
Mt. Fuji Jazz Festival, Japan, August 30-31, 1986.
Tracks: Desert Moonlight; Misty.
Personnel: Freddie Hubbard: trumpet; Woody Shaw: trumpet; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Cedar Walton: piano; Buster Williams: bass; Billy Higgins: drums.


Live at Mt. Fuji
Out Of The Blue
Blue Note
Mt. Fuji Jazz Festival, Japan, August 31, 1986.
Tracks: Nathan Jones; Elevation; OTB.
Personnel: Michael Mossman: trumpet; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Ralph Bowen: tenor sax; Harry Pickens: piano; Kenny Davis: bass; Ralph Peterson: drums.


Feeling Good
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
Delos
Berkeley, CA, September 8 & 9, 1986.
Tracks: On The Ginza; Feeling Good; Minor's Holiday; Second Thoughts; Caravan; Crooked Smile; One By One; Obsession.
Personnel: Wallace Roney: trumpet; Tim Williams: trombone; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Jean Toussaint: tenor sax; Donald Brown: piano; Peter Washington: bass; Art Blakey: drums.


Master Of Suspense
Jack Walrath
Blue Note
September 19, 1986.
Tracks: Meat; Children; No Mystery; A Study in Porcine; The Lord's Calypso; I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry; Monk on the Moon; A Hymn for the Discontented.
Personnel: Jack Walrath: trumpet; Steve Turre: trombone; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Carter Jefferson: tenor sax; James Williams: piano; Willie Nelson: guitar, vocals; Anthony Cox: bass; Ronnie Burrage: drums.


Cedar Walton Plays
Cedar Walton
Denon
September 29 & 30, 1986.
Tracks: Willow Weep for Me; Hallucinations; Bremond's Blues; So in Love; Book's Bossa; Out of the Past; He's a Real Gone Guy; Something in Common.
Personnel: Don Sickler: trumpet; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Lou Orensteen: tenor sax; Charles Davis: baritone sax; Steve Turre: trombone; Cedar Walton: piano; Ron Carter; bass; Billy Higgins: drums.


1987


Hard Champion
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
Paddlewheel / Evidence
A&R Studio, NYC, May 3, 1987.
Tracks: Theme Of Hard Champion.
Personnel: Philip Harper: trumpet; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Javon Jackson: tenor sax; Benny Green: piano; Peter Washington: bass; Art Blakey: drums.


Wingspan
Mulgrew Miller
Landmark / 32 Jazz
May 11, 1987.
Tracks: Wingspan; One's Own Room; The Eleventh Hour; I Remember You; Soul-Leo; You're That Dream; Sonhos Do Brasil (Dreams of Brazil).
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: alto sax, flute; Mulgrew Miller: piano; Steve Nelson: vibes; Charnett Moffett: bass; Tony Reedus: drums; Rudy Bird: percussion.
Note: 3 tracks (I Remember You; Soul-Leo; You're That Dream) also issued on compilation album: Mulgrew Miller: Landmarks


Harlem Blues
Donald Byrd
Landmark
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 22 & 24, 1987.
Tracks: Harlem Blues; Handy; Fly Little Bird Fly; Voyage À Deux (Journey for Two); Blue Monk; Alter Ego; Sir Master Kool Guy; Hi-Fly.
Personnel: Byrd, Donald: trumpet, flügelhorn; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Mulgrew Miller: piano; Michael Daugherty: synthesizer; Rufus Reid: bass; Marvin "Smitty" Smith: drums.
Note: Three tracks (Voyage À Deux; Blue Monk; Alter Ego) reissued on Landmarks (32 Jazz)


Arcane
Cindy Blackman
Muse
Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 23, 1987.
Tracks: Arcane; Mirrored Glances; Incindyary; The Awakening; Deceptacon; Dual Force.
Personnel: Wallace Roney: trumpet; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Larry Willis: piano; Buster Williams: bass; Cindy Blackman: drums.


1988


Intuition
Wallace Roney
Muse
Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 6, 1988.
Tracks: Intuition; Opus One Point Five; Ahead; Taberah; Sometimes My Heart Cries; For Duke; Willow Weep For Me.
Personnel: Wallace Roney: trumpet; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Gary Thomas: tenor sax; Mulgrew Miller: piano; Ron Carter: bass; Cindy Blackman: drums.
Note: All tracks except 'Willow Weep For Me' reissued on According To Mr. Roney (32 Jazz)
Note: 'For Duke' also issued on No Job Too Big Or Small (32 Jazz)


My Funny Valentine
Larry Willis
Evidence
Sound On Sound, NYC, February 1988.
Tracks: Rhythm-A-Ning; For Openers; Ethiopia.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Larry Willis: piano, George Mraz: bass; Al Foster: drums.


Live In France
Miles Davis
Delta
Miramas, France, February 16, 1988.
Tracks: Intruder; New Blues; One Phone Call/Street Scenes; Perfect Way; The Senate/Me and U.
Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet, synthesizer, keyboards; Kenny Garrett: alto sax, flute; Adam Holzman, Robert Irving: synthesizer, keyboards; Joe "Foley" McCreary: guitar; Darryl Jones: bass; Ricky Wellman: drums; Rudy Bird: percussion.


Live
Miles Davis
Laserlight
Miramas, France, February 16, 1988.
Tracks: Tutu; Movie Star; Splatch; Time After Time; Wayne's Tune; Full Nelson.
Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet, synthesizer, keyboards; Kenny Garrett: alto sax, flute; Adam Holzman, Robert Irving: synthesizer, keyboards; Joe "Foley" McCreary: guitar; Darryl Jones: bass; Ricky Wellman: drums; Rudy Bird: percussion.


Beauty Within
Charnett Mofett
Blue Note
R.P.M. Studios, NYC, late 1988.
Tracks: Love Never Fails; Dancing With Love; The Message; Eastwood.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Charles Moffett, Jr.: tenor sax; Kenny Drew, Jr: syntheziser ,piano; Charnett Moffett: bass, keyboards, percussion; Codaryl "Cody" Moffett: drums.


1988-1989

Amandla
Miles Davis
Warner Brothers
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, late December, 1988°.
LeGonks West Studios, Los Angeles, CA, early 1989¹.
Right Track Studios, NYC, early 1989².
Tracks: Jo-Jo°; Amandla°; Catembe°; Big Time°; Hannibal°; Cobra¹; Jilli²; Mr. Pastorius².
Collective Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Kenny Garrett: alto sax, soprano sax; Rick Margitza: tenor sax; Joe Sample: piano; Jason Miller: synthesizer; Joey DeFrancesco, George Duke: keyboards; Jean-Paul Bourelly, Steve Khan, Billy Patterson, Michael Landau: guitar; John Bigham: guitar, keyboards, drums programming; Joe "Foley" McCreary: bass; Marcus Miller: bass, keyboards, drums, guitar, bass clarinet, soprano sax; Omar Hakim, Ricky Wellman, Al Foster: drums; Paulinho Da Costa, Bashiri Johnson, Don Alias, Mino Cinelu: percussion.


1988-1991

Live Around The World
Miles Davis
Warner Brothers
"Expo. Park", Osaka, Japan, August 7, 1988°.
"Greek Theater", Los Angeles, CA, August 14, 1988¹.
"Liebenauer Eishalle", Austria, November 1, 1988².
"Indigo Blues Club", NYC, December 17, 1988³.
"Chicago Theater", Chicago, IL, June 5, 1989*.
'Montreux Jazz Festival', "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 20, 1990°°.
"Hollywood Bowl", Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1991¹¹.
Tracks: In a Silent Way³; Intruder³; New Blues¹; Human Nature²; Mr. Pastorius; Wrinkle°°; Tutu°°; Full Nelson°; Time After Time*; Hannibal¹¹.
Collective Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet, synthesizer, keyboards; Kenny Garrett: alto sax, flute; Adam Holzman: synthesizer, keyboards; Joey DeFrancesco, Kei Agaki, Deron Johnson: keyboards; Robert Irving: synth; Joe "Foley" McCreary: guitar; Benny Rietveld, Richard Patterson: bass; Ricky Wellman: drums; Marilyn Mazur, Munyungo Jackson, Erin Davis: percussion.


1989


Dreamboat
Manhattan Projects
Timeless
A&R Studio, NYC, March 24 & 25, 1989.
Tracks: Dreamboat; Capetown Ambush; Misty; Depth; I Remember Clifford; The Sacrifice; Someday My Prince Will Come; I Didn't Know What Time It Was; Alluding To.
Personnel: Roy Hargrove: trumpet; Kenny Garrett: alto sax, tenor sax; Donald Brown: piano; Ira Coleman: bass; Carl Allen: drums.


Getting Down To Business
Donald Byrd
Landmarkl
Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 10 and 12, 1989.
Tracks: Theme for Malcolm; That's All There Is to Love; Pomponio; I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good); A Certain Attitude; The Onliest; Around the Corner.
Personnel: Donald Byrd: trumpet, flügelhorn; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Joe Henderson: tenor sax; Donald Brown: piano; Peter Washington: bass; Al Foster: drums.
Note: Four tracks (Theme for Malcolm; Pomponio; The Onliest; Around the Corner) reissued on Landmarks (32 Jazz)


Topsy - Standard Book
Freddie Hubbard
Enja
A & R Studio, NYC, December 10 & 11, 1989.
Tracks: Caravan; Cherokee; Love Me Or Leave Me.
Personnel: Freddie Hubbard: trumpet; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Benny Green: piano; Rufus Reid: bass; Carl Allen: drums.


1990


The Nurturer
Geri Allen
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.


Dingo
Miles Davis / Michel Legrand
Warner Brothers
Chrystal Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March 1990.
Tracks: Kimberley Trumpet; The Arrival; Concert On The Runway; The Departure; Dingo Howl; Letter As Hero; Trumpet Cleaning; The Dream; Paris Walking I; Paris Walking II; Kimberley Trumpet In Paris; The Music Room; Club Entrance; The Jam Session; Going Home; Surprise!.
Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet, synthesizer; Chuck Findley, George Graham, Nolan Smith, Oscar Brashear, Ray Brown: trumpet; Dick Nash, George Bohanan, Jimmy Cleveland, Lew McGreary, Thurman Green: trombone; David Duke, Marnie Johnson, Richard Todd, Vince De Rosa: french horn; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Bill Green, Buddy Collette, Charles Owens, Jackie Kelso, John Stephens, Marty Krystall: woodwinds; Alan Oldfield, Kei Akagi: keyboards; Mark Rivett: guitar; Abraham Laboriel, Benny Rietveld, Joe "Foley" McCreary: bass; Alphonse Mouzon, Harvey Mason, John Bigham, Ricky Wellman: drums, percussion; Michel Legrand: arranger, keyboards.


1991


A Moment's Notice
Hilton Ruiz
Novus
Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 25-26 and March 12, 1991.
Tracks: Cuchi Cuchi; A Moment's Notice; Mambo Inn; Strange; Una Mas; Look Again; Jose; Like Someone In Love; Naima.
Personnel: Dave Valentin: flute; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; George Coleman: tenor sax; Hilton Ruiz: piano; Andy Gonzales, Joe Santiago: bass; Steve Berrios: drums, percussion; Daniel Ponce, Endel Dweno: percussion.


The Funk Stops Here
Mike Clark / Paul Jackson
Tiptoe/Enja
April or May 1991.
Tracks: Steady Freddy; Four String Drive; Spider Man; Swamp Thing; Hotel Domingo; Jurassic Park; Funk Is...Bill Doggett; Pitt And The Pendulum; Slinky.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Jeff Pitson: keyboards; Paul Jackson: bass, vocals; Mike Clark: drums.


In A Loud Way
Adam Holzman
Manhattan
The Power Station, New York, on May 4-11, 1991.
Tracks: No News Is Good News; Road Town; Hail To The Chief; Where Am I?; Jane Guitar; Pyramid; Whoa Nelli; Polish Soul Sister; Drop Down Daddy; Blow Torch Relief Map; Global Warming.
Personnel: Adam Holzman: keyboards, synthesizers, programming; Kenny Garrett: alto & soprano sax; Jimi Tunnell: guitar; Darryl Jones, Steve Logan: bass; Dennis Chambers: drums; Mino Cinelu: percussion.


Live At Montreux
Miles Davis & Quincy Jones
Warner Brothers
The Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switzerland, July 8, 1991.
Tracks: Boplicity; Springsville; Maids of Cadiz; The Duke; My Ship; Miles Ahead; Blues for Pablo; Orgone; Gone, Gone, Gone; Summertime; Here Come De Honey Man; The Pan Piper; Solea.
Personnel: Miles Davis: trumpet; Wallace Roney, Benny Bailey: trumpet, flugelhorn; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Carles Benavent: bass; Grady Tate: drums.
The Gil Evans Orchestra: Lew Soloff, Miles Evans: trumpet; Tom Malone: trombone; Alex Foster: soprano sax, alto sax, flute; George Adams: tenor sax, flute; Gil Goldstein, Delmar Brown: keyboards; Kennwood Dennard: drums, percussion.
The George Gruntz Concert Jazz Band: Marvin Stamm, John D'Earth, Jack Walrath: trumpet, fluegelhorn; Dave Bargeron, Earl McIntyre: trombone, euphonium); Dave Taylor: trombone; John Clark, Tom Varner: french horn; Sal Giorgianni: alto saxophone; Larry Schneider: tenor saxophone, flute, clarinet, oboe; Bob Malach: tenor saxophone, flute, clarinet; Jerry Bergonzi: tenor saxophone; Howard Johnson: baritone saxophone, tuba; George Gruntz: piano; Mike Richmond: bass; John Riley: drums, percussion.


1991-1992

The Charmer
Charles Fambrough
CTI
Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 22, 1991 and September 12-24, 1992.
Tracks: The Charmer; Oasis; Sparks.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Bill O'Connell: piano; Charles Fambrough: bass; Billy Drummond, Jeff "Tain" Watts: drums; Doc Gibbs, Bashiri Johnson: percussion.


1992


A Song I Thought I Heard Buddy Sing
Jerry Granelli
Evidence
London Bridge Studio, Seattle, WA, January & February, 1992.
Tracks: Wanderlust; Smoky Row; The Oyster Dance; Billie's Bounce; Coming Through Slaughter; In That Number; Prelude To Silence: Shell Beach / Lincoln Park; I Put A Spell On You; Blues Connotation.
Personnel: Denny Goodhew: soprano sax; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Julian Priester: trombone; Bill Frisell: guitar, banjo; Robben Ford: guitar; Anthony Cox: bass; Jerry Granelli: drums, bass.
Note: 4 tracks each reissued on: Robben Ford: Blues Connotation (ITM) and Robben Ford: City Lights


Jim Payne's New York Funk, Vol. 1
Various Artists
Gramavision
February-July 1992.
Tracks: Streets Of New York; Waiting For You; Last Chance.
Personnel: Fred Wesley: trombone; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Steve Elson: tenor sax; Allan Jaffe: guitar; Kenny Davis: bass; Ronnie Burrage: drums


Hand In Hand
Mulgrew Miller
Novus
BMG Studios, NYC, December 16 & 18, 1992.
Tracks: Grew's Tune; For Those Who Do; Thinkin' Out Loud; Leilani's Leap; Like The Morning; Hand In Hand; Return Trip; Waltz For Monk; Neither Here Nor There.
Personnel: Eddie Henderson: trumpet, flugelhorn; Kenny Garrett: soprano sax, alto sax; Joe Henderson: tenor sax; Mulgrew Miller: piano; Steve Nelson: vibes; Christian McBride: bass; Lewis Nash: drums.


7 Years Ago...Directions in Smart-Alec Music
Foley
Motown
1992.
Tracks: Preface; C** 'Round (Parts 1 & 2); Ain't No Class (N Da Middle); R U Gonna B; Count Da S*** Off; Better Not Die (N Amerika Being Black); ...If It's Positive; September 28th, 1991; Luv Mi Not; Love Is...Strange; He Said, She Said; Tell Miss Thang; Little Davis; Who Did What?; Black Dog; ...We Did What!!!!; Date Rape (Forty Solos And A Mule); The Godfather; Dreams On Da Floor; Closing; Set N It Strait; The Senate.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Gary Thomas: tenor sax; Branford Marsalis: sax; Bennie Cowan, Greg Boyer, Greg Thomas: horn; Joe "Foley" McCreary: vocals, bass, drums, keyboards, piano; Deron Johnson: piano; Jim Maneri: piano, keyboards; Larry Dunn: keyboards, synthesizer; Andre Foxx, Dewayne "Blackbird" McKnight, Michael Hampton, Keith Staten: guitar; Byron Miller: bass; Michael Bland, Blaine Emerson: drums; Snoopy: DJ; George Clinton, Sister Souljah, Mavis Staples, Stevie Wonder, Belita Woods, Aerle Taree, Speech, May May, J.L. Mc: vocals; Selandra White, Lynn Mabry, Lynn Davis, Stokley Williams, Lige Curry, Gary Shider, The Steeles: background vocals.


1993


The Secrets of Rodney Kendrick
Rodney Kendrick
Verve Gitanes
January 11-12, 1993.
Tracks: Slide The World Into Place; Ganawa In Paris; The New World Is Ordered; Berkshire Blues; Dig; Sharon; Slick Exit; Takin It With Me; Down Here Below.
Personnel: Roy Hargrove: trumpet; Graham Haynes: cornet; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Houston Person: tenor sax; Rodney Kendrick: piano; Tarus Mateen: bass; Turu Alexander: drums; Big Black, Chi Sharpe, Aaron Walker: percussion.


Evidence
Cody Moffett
Telarc
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, March 24-25, 1993.
Tracks: Melodic Drum March I; Blues Connotation; Evidence; Equinox; Bolivia; Beautiful Love; For You; Salt Peanuts; Red Clay; Oleo; Nardis; Melodic Drum March II.
Personnel: Wallace Roney: trumpet; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Ravi Coltrane, Antoine Roney: tenor sax; Kenny Drew, Jr.: piano; Charnett Moffett: bass; Cody Moffet: drums.


Tenderness
Al Jarreau
Warner Brothers
Sir Film Stage, Los Angeles, CA, May 13 & 20, 1993; Hit Factory, NYC, December 21, 1993.
Tracks: Mas Que Nada; Try A Little Tenderness; Your Song; My Favorite Things; She's Leaving Home; Summertime; We Got By; Save Your Love For Me; You Don't See Me; Wait For The Magic; Dinosaur; Go Away Little Girl.
Personnel: Michael "Patches" Stewart: trumpet; David Sanborn, Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Michael Brecker: tenor sax; Joe Sample: Piano, Keyboards; Neil Larsen: organ, keyboards; Jason Miles, Philippe Saisse; synthesizer; Eric Gale, Paul Jackson, Jr.: guitar; Marcus Miller: bass, keyboards; Steve Gadd: drums; Paulinho Da Costa, Don Alias, Bashiri Johnson: percussion; Al Jarreau, Kathleen Battle, Stacy Campbell, Jeffrey Ramsey, Sharon Young: vocals.


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.


Dressing For Pleasure
John Hassell
Warner Brothers
Mutron Studios, San Francisco, CA, July - December, 1993; Urban Beach Studio, Venice, CA, December, 1993.
Tracks: G-Spot; Kolo X.
Personnel: Jon Hassell: trumpet, keyboards, vocals; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Joe Gore, Gregg Arreguin: guitar; Greg Kurstin: piano; Jamie Muhoberac: synthesizer; Pete Scaturro: bass, keyboards, drum programming; Flea, Buckethead, Trevor Dunn: bass; Brain: drums, percussion; BLK Lion, Lee Curreri: samples, programming; DJ Grand Shogun KB: scratches; Islam Shabazz: vocals, bass; Leslie Winer, Zoe Ellis: vocals.


When The Time Is Right
Javon Jackson
Blue Note
East Hill Studios, NYC, October 13, 1993.
Tracks: Not Yet; Love Walked In.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: alto saxophone; Javon Jackson: tenor saxophone; Jacky Terrasson: piano; Peter Washington: bass; Carl Allen: drums.


The Sun Don't Lie
Marcus Miller
PRA/Dreyfus
1993.
Tracks: Panther; Steveland; Rampage; The Sun Don't Lie; Scoop; Mr. Pastorius; Funny (All She Needs Is Love); Moons; Teen Town; JuJu; The King Is Gone (For Miles).
Personnel: Sal Marquez, Michael "Patches" Stewart, Miles Davis: trumpet; Everett Harp: soprano sax; Kenny Garrett, David Sanborn: alto sax; Kirk Whalum, Wayne Shorter: tenor sax; Joe Sample: piano; Christian Wicht: keyboards; Paul Jackson, Jr., Jonathan Butler, Dean Brown, Hiram Bullock, Vernon Reid: guitar; Marcus Miller: bass, vocals, clarinet, keyboards, drum programming; Lenny White: drums, percussion; Poogie Bell, Will Calhoun, Steve Ferrone, Omar Hakim, Tony Williams: drums; Andy Narell: steel drums; Don Alias, Michael White, Paulinho Da Costa, Steve Thorton: percussion; Jason Miles, Eric Persing, Phillipe Saisse: programming.


1994


General Music Project, Vol. 2
Various Artists
Evidence
June 20, 1994.
Tracks: Rhythm Swing; It Was A Very Good Year; Get Up; Oh Yeah!; The Mirrored Window; The Summer Knows; Come And Play; Mizzom; Midnite Garden.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: alto sax, soprano sax; Cyrus Chestnut: piano, keyboards; Charnett Moffett: bass; Charles Moffett: drums.


Dreyfus Night In Paris
Various Artists
Dreyfus
Paris, France, July 7, 1994.
Tracks: Tutu; The King Is Gone; Looking Up.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Michel Petrucciani: piano; Bireli Lagrene: guitar; Marcus Miller: bass; Lenny White: drums.


Dance Of The Forest Rain
Straight Ahead
Atlantic
The Carriage House, Stamford, CT; October 22-26, 1994.
Tracks: Daddy's Song; Gemma; Children Of The Forest Rain; Come Running To Me; Mangoes; My Heart Keeps Crying; Step Into The Projects; Inner Thoughts; Suite Arthur.
Personnel: Cynthia Dewberry: flute, vocals; Norma Jean Bell: soprano saxophone; Kenny Garrett: alto saxophone; Charlie Pillow: oboe; Eileen Orr: piano, vocals; Bob Belden: synthesizer, keyboards; Vic Juris, Fareed Haque: guitar; Marion Hayden: bass, vocals; Gayelynn McKinney: drums, vocals; Guilherme Franco: percussion; Jimi Tunnell: vocals.


Romantic Defiance
Terence Blanchard
Columbia/Sony
The Manhattan Center Ballroom, NYC, December 12, 13 & 15, 1994.
Tracks: Premise; Unconditional; Betrayal Of My Soul; Devine Order; Romantic Defiance; Focus; Romantic Processional; Morning After Celebration.
Personnel: Terence Blanchard; trumpet; Kenny Garrett: tenor sax; Edward Simon: piano; Chris Thomas: bass; Troy Davis: drums.


Rhythm Stories
Bobby Lyle
Atlantic
Clinton Studios, NYC; Ocean Way Studios, Hollywood, CA; Castle Oaks, Calabasas, CA, 1994.
Tracks: Cool Walk; Here We Go Again; On The Spot; B's Mood; Funk Street (Jazz-Hip Hop Funky Be Bop); Higher Ground; Exotic Love; Don't You Know; Tonight We Love; Anthem; Love Suite.
Personnel: Michael "Patches" Stewart: trumpet, flügelhorn; Kenny Garrett: alto sax, tenor sax; Gerald Albright, Everette Harp, Kirk Whalum: tenor sax; Bobby Lyle: keyboards; Peter White, Paul Jackson, Jr., Ray Fuller, Carl Burnette: guitar; Roger Hamilton: bass, synthesizer; Stanley Clarke, Larry Kimpel, Marcus Miller: bass; Sonny Emory: drums, programming; Lenny Castro: percussion; Fred White, Alex Brown, Carmen Carter, Niki Haris: vocals.


Tales
Marcus Miller
PRA/Dreyfus
Right Track Recording, NYC; Camel Island and The Complex Studios, Los Angeles, CA, 1994.
Tracks: The Blues; Tales; Eric; True Geminis; Rush Over; Running Through My Dreams; Ethiopia; Strange Fruit; Visions; Brazilian Rhyme; Forevermore; Infatuation; Come Together.
Personnel: Michael "Patches" Stewart: trumpet ;Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Joshua Redman: tenor sax; Marcus Miller: african flute, bass clarinet, piano, keyboards, organ, synthesizer, guitar, bass, programming, samples; Bernard Wright: marimba, keyboards, organ, synthesizer; Hiram Bullock, Dean Brown: guitar; Poogie Bell, Lenny White: drums; David "The Cat" Ward, Jason Miles: programming; Me'Shell NdegéOcello: vocals, synthesizer; Lalah Hathaway, Joe Sample, Q-Tip, Bill Withers, Roberta Flack: vocals.


Urbanator
Urbanator
Hip Bop
Hell's Kitchen, NYC, 1994.
Tracks: Chameleon; Hopscotch; Cats; Hot Jazz Biscuits; Watermelon Man; First Flight; Here I Go Again; Sack O' Woe; For My Mother; Square Park Sunday.
Personnel: Tom Browne, Randy Brecker: trumpet, flügelhorn; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Michael Brecker: tenor sax; Michal Urbaniak: sax, violin; John Dryden, Bernard Wright: keyboards; Herbie Hancock: piano; Al McDowell, Marcus Miller: bass; Lenny White: drums.


1994-1995

Black Mud Sound
Cornelius Claudio Kreusch
Enja
>December 20, 1994 - February 28, 1995.
Tracks: So!; Way Out; Nubian Queen; What?; Mopti; Deep Talk; Upfront (And Rest); Jungle/Black; So Far.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: alto sax, soprano sax; Cornelius Claudio Kreusch: piano; Anthony Cox: bass: Marvin "Smitty" Smith: drums; Hassan Hakmoun: vocals, sintir.


1995


Landmarks
Clifton Anderson
Milestone
The Power Station, NYC, January 30 & 31, 1995.
Tracks: Mommy.
Personnel: Clifton Anderson: trombone; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Monty Alexander: piano; Bob Cranshaw: bass; Al Foster: drums.


Number Two Express
Christian McBride
Verve
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, November 12°, 16¹ & 17¹, 1995.
Tracks: Whirling Dervish°; EGAD¹; Divergence°.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett, alto sax; Chick Corea, Kenny Barron: piano, keyboards; Christian McBride: bass; Jack DeJohnette: drums.


Jazzmatazz Vol. 2 - The New Reality
Guru
Chrysalis
NYC, 1995.
Tracks: For You.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Me'Shell NdegéOcello: vocals, bass: Guru: arranger vocals; others.


Masques
Phillipe Saisse
Verve
1995.
Tracks: Me & The Boyz; Masques; Madison Rose; Feelin' Kinda Sexy; Proko-Groove; Secret Garden; Wolverine; Maurice & Igor; Prelude; Images; Will You Ever Know.
Personnel: Tony Kadlek, Chris Botti: trumpet, flügelhorn; Michael Davis: trombone; John Clark: french horn; Kenny Garrett, Bill Evans: soprano sax; Andy Snitzer: alto sax; Kirk Whalum: tenor sax; Roger Rosenberg: alto flute, baritone saxophone; Phillippe Saisse: vocals, piano, keyboards, synthesizer, drums, programming; Hideyuki "AK" Akimoto: keyboards; Jonathan Butler, Nick Moroch: guitar; Chris Minh Doky, James Genus, Marcus Miller, Pino Palladino, Victor Bailey: bass; Poogie Bell: drums; Mino Cinelu: percussion; Christian Wicht: programming; Yvette Cason: vocals.


Power Forward
Wayman Tisdale
Motown
1995.
Tracks: Circumstance; Passion; Jazz In You; Gina Kay; Gabrielle; Danger Zone; After The Game; Power Forward; Back Home; Inside Stuff; You; Amazing Grace.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: soprano sax, alto sax; Tom Braxton: soprano sax, tenor sax; Art "Mr. Freddyman" Dixie: organ, keyboards, programming; Robert Brookins: keyboards, synthesizer; Kenneth Crouch: keyboards, programming; Bobby "G" Gonzales: guitar; Marcus Miller: bass; John Paris: drums, programming; Tim "Timbali" Cornwell: percussion; Wayman Tisdale: vocals, keyboards, bass, programming; J.R. Swinga: vocals, keyboards, programming; Brian McKnight: vocals, keyboards, programming; Kipper Jones, Val Young, Brian Morgan: vocals.


Present Tense
Lenny white
Hip Bop/Koch
Ambient Recordings, Stamford, CT; Stagg Street Studios, Van Nuys, CA, 1995.
Tracks: Thick; East St. Louis; Who Do You Love; Door # 3; Sweet Tooth; Wolfbane; Tea In The Sahara; Dark; And Then You'll Know; By Any Means Necessary; Two Weeks In Another Town; Shadow Of Lo; Caprice.
Personnel: Michael "Patches" Stewart: trumpet, flügelhorn; Kenny Garrett: soprano sax, alto sax; Danny Walsh: alto sax, tenor sax; Michael Brecker, Antoine Roney, Rick Margitza: tenor sax; Lenny White: keyboards, drums, percussion, programming; Chick Corea, Bernard Wright: piano, organ, keyboards, synthesizers; Mulgrew Miller: piano; Jon Dryden, Gil Goldstein, Pete Levin, George Whitty, Adam Holtzman: synthesizer; John Scofield, Dean Brown, Tony Purrone: guitar; Michal Urbaniak: violin; Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller, Charles Fambrough, Victor Bailey, James Genus: bass; Chaka Khan, Mark Ledford, Nicki Richards, Jean McClain, Muckhead: vocals; Sybil, Charvoni, Stephanie McKay: background vocals.


Warner Jams, Vol. 1
Various Artists
Warner Brothers
The Hit Factory, NYC, July 11, 1995.
Tracks: Bluegrass; Larry Young; Killing Me Softly With His Song; Sid's Ahead; Beluga Swing; Switchblade.
Personnel: Wallace Roney: trumpet; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Joshua Redman: tenor sax; Brad Mehldau: piano; Larry Goldings: organ; Peter Bernstein: guitar; Clarence Seay: bass; Brian Blade: drums.


1996


Organic Grooves
Essence All Stars
HipBop
Clinton Studio B, NYC, January 1996.
Tracks: Luny Tune; True Blue; Smokin.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Grover Washington Jr.: tenor sax; Joey DeFrancesco, Lonnie Smith: organ; Tony Purrone: guitar; Idris Muhammad, Lenny White: drums


Street Scenes
David Sanchez
Columbia
The Power Station, NYC, February 12-14 & 29, March 1, 1996.
Tracks: Los Cronopios; The Elements.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: alto sax; David Sanchez: tenor sax, clave; Danilo Perez: piano; John Benitez: bass, clave; Clarence Penn: drums; Richie Flores: percussion.


Beautiful Thing
Stephen Scott
Verve
Systems Two, Brooklyn, NYC, March 13-15, 1996.
Tracks: Forevermore; Blue Bossa; The Beautiful Thing; The Heretic; Oriental Folk Song; I Love Lucy; This Little Light Of Mine; Afterthoughts And Reflections; Statement To Tarif; Lonely Woman; La Mesha; What Words Will Never Say.
Personnel: Branford Marsalis: soprano sax, tenor sax; Kenny Garrett, Jesse Davis: alto sax; Ron Blake: tenor sax; Stephen Scott: piano; Russel Malone: guitar; Dwayne Burno: bass; Victor Lewis, Dion Parson: drums; Steve Kroon: percussion.


The Dark Keys
Branford Marsalis
Columbia / Sony
The Music Hall Theatre, Tarrytown, NY between July 31 and August 2, 1996.
Tracks: Judas Iscariot.
Personnel: Branford Marsalis: tenor sax, soprano sax; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Reginald Veal: bass; Jeff "Tain" Watts: drums.


Live & More
Marcus Miller
GRP / Dreyfus
The Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switzerland; The Blue Note, Osaka, Japan; The Blue Note, Tokyo, Japan; The Blue Note, Fukyoka, Japan; Camel Island and West Lake Studios, Los Angeles, CA; July-October 1996.
Tracks: Intro; Panther; Tutu; Funny; Strange Fruit; Summertime; Maputo; People Make The World Go Round; Sophie; Jazz In The House.
Personnel: Michael "Patches" Stewart: trumpet, flugelhorn; Kenny Garrett: soprano sax, alto sax; Marcus Miller: vocals, soprano sax, bass clarinet, keyboards, vocoder, guitar, bass, tambourine; Everette Harp, Roger Byam: tenor sax; Bernard Wright: keyboards; David Ward: keyboards, guitar, drums, percussion, sound effects; Dave Delhomme: keyboards, guitar; Hiram Bullock, Dean Brown, Drew Zingg: guitar; Poogie Bell, Lenny White: drums; Lalah Hathaway: vocals.


Remembering Bud Powell
Chick Corea
Stretch
Mad Hatter Studios, Los Angeles, CA, 1996.
Tracks: Bouncing With Bud; Mediocre; Willow Grove; Dusk In Sandi; Oblivion; Bud Powell; I'll Keep Loving You; Glass Enclosure; Tempus Fugit; Celia.
Personnel: Wallace Roney: trumpet; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Joshua Redman: tenor sax; Chick Corea: piano; Christian McBride: bass; Roy Haynes: drums.


1998


Gershwin's World
Herbie HancocK
Verve
NYC, March & April; Los Angeles, CA, June 1998.
Tracks: It Ain't Necessarily So; Here Comes De Honey Man.
Personnel: Eddie Henderson: trumpet; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; James Carter: soprano sax, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock: piano; Marlon Graves: guitar; Ira Coleman: bass; Terri Lyne Carrington: drums; Massamba Diop, Madou Dembelle, Cyro Baptista, Robert Sadin: percussion.


Praise
Roy Haynes
Dreyfus
Systems II, Brooklyn, New York, May 3-5, 1998.
Tracks: Mirror, Mirror; After Sunrise; Israel; My Little Suede Shoes; The Touch Of Your Lips; Inner Trust; Morning Has Broken; Blues On The Corner; Shades Of Senegal.
Personnel: Graham Haynes: cornet, flügelhorn; Kenny Garrett: soprano sax, alto sax; David Sanchez: tenor sax; David Kikoski: piano; Dwayne Burno: bass; Roy Haynes: drums; Daniel Moreno: percussion.


Citizen Tain
Jeff "Tain" Watts
Columbia
Systems Two, Brooklyn, New York, June 1-3, 1998; Tarrytown Music Hall, Tarrytown, New York, August 12, 1998.
Tracks: Sigmund Groid; Bluetain's Big Adventure.
Personnel: Wynton Marsalis: trumpet; Delfeayo Marsalis: trombone; Branford Marsalis: soprano sax, tenor sax; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Kenny Kirkland: piano; Reginald Veal, Eric Revis: bass; Jeff "Tain" Watts: drums.


Skyline
Bobby Hutcherson
Verve
Avatar Recording Studio, NYC, August 3-5, 1998.
Tracks: Who's Got You?; I Only Have Eyes For You; Pomponio; Tres Palabras; The Coaster.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Geri Allen: piano; Bobby Hutcherson: vibes, marimba; Christian McBride: bass; Al Foster: drums.


First One Up
Darren Barrett
Jcurve
Avatar Recording Studio, NYC, November 5 & 6, 1998.
Tracks: First One Up; Word! Dr. Byrd; Impossible; 2 To 4; Grand Ravine; Up Down-Inside Out; Conceta Elfreda; A New Day Comes; Reflections; Dee's Theme.
Personnel: Darren Barret: trumpet; Jimmy Greene: soprano sax, tenor sax; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Aaron Goldberg: piano; Reuben Rogers: bass; John Lamkin: drums.


The Adventures Of Bread & Butter, Vol. 1
Bread & Butter
Jazzateria
1998.
Tracks: Dana In The Booth; Swing With This; Rescue Me; Sunrise/Mornin'/Noon/Night; Keepitgoingdontchastop; Box That Beat; Mean Street; Fat Beats; Intro To Meditation; Sands Of Time; I'm Yours; Smashing; Shedding; Dramatic Dialect; Burn Baby Burn; Come Back Home; 24/7; Soul Of The People.
Personnel: Roy Hargrove: flügelhorn; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Melvin Butler: tenor sax; Rohn Lawrence: guitar; Chris Parks, Lonnie Plaxico: bass; Dana Bryant: vocals; Andrew "Bread" Sherman: keyboards; organ; synthesizer, programming, sound effects, vocals; Craig "Butter" Glanville: synthesizer, percussion, sound effects, vocals, sampling; drum programming.


1999


Low Blow
Victor Bailey
ESC
The Carriage House Studios, Stamford, CT, February & March 1999.
Tracks: Sweet Tooth; Graham Cracker.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: soprano sax; Michael Bearden: piano; Jim Beard: keyboards; Wayne Krantz: guitar; Victor Bailey: bass; Omar Hakim, Dennis Chambers: drums.


Bridges
Dianne Reeves
Blue Note
NYC & Los Angeles, CA, 1999.
Tracks: In Your Eyes; I Remember; Suzanne; Goodbye; Bridges; River; Olokun; Testify; Mista; 1863; Make Someone Happy.
Personnel: Marcus Printup: trumpet; Kenny Garrett: soprano sax, alto sax; Jimmy Zavala: harmonica; Billy Childs, Mulgrew Miller, Eddie del Barrio, George Duke: piano; Joe Locke: marimba; Romero Lubambo: guitar; Reginald Veal, Stanley Clarke: bass; Terri Lyne Carrington, Brian Blade: drums; Munyungo Jackson, Manolo Badrena: percussion; Dianne Reeves: vocals.


Take That
Michael White Project
Passion Jazz
1999.
Tracks: That's Right; So In Love; Sunday Breeze; What; Just For The Funk Of It; I Don't Wanna Lose Your Love; Goin' Home; Take That; Beneath The Soil; Talkin Drums.
Personnel: Ray Brown: trumpet, flügelhorn; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Michael Brecker: tenor sax; Rahmlee Michael Davis, Stephan Oberhoff: horn; Mark Ellis Stephens, Oji Pierce, Patrice Rushen: Keyboards; Jonathan Butler: guitar, Vocals; Ray Fuller, Paul Jackson, Jr., Al McKay, Wah Wah Watson, Jinshi Ozaki: guitar; Alex Al: bass, keyboards; Larry Kimpel, Marcus Miller: bass; Dennis Chambers: drums; Paulinho Da Costa: percussion; Howard Hewett, Sylvia Cox, Carolyn Perry, Darlene Perry, Lori Perry, Sharon Perry: vocals.


Urban Dreams
Urban Jazz Network
Noteworthy
1999.
Tracks: You And Me; All About Jazz; Smiles For Miles; Feel The Flow; Undercover Lover; Roppongi Crossing; Urban Dreams; Devotion; I Surrender All; Right Now; Oasis.
Personnel: Michael "Patches" Stewart: trumpet; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Kirk Whalum: tenor sax; Mulgrew Miller: piano; Ronnie Foster: organ; Jonathan Butler: guitar; Alex Al: bass; Michael White: drums; Brian Killgore: percussion, Ron Brown: rap vocals, sax; Isis: rap vocals.


1999 Ford Montreux Detroit Jazz Festival
Various Atists
Ford Motor Company
1999.
Tracks: Delta Bali Blues.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: soprano sax; others unknown.


Casion Lights '99
Various Artists
Warner Brothers
Montreux Jazz Festival, Switzerland, July 13 & 14, 1999.
Tracks: Wayne's Thang°; Always There¹.
Personnel: Rick Braun¹: trumpet; Kenny Garrett°¹: alto sax; Boney James¹, Kirk Whalum¹: tenor sax; George Duke¹: clavinet; Shedrick Mitchell°: piano; Larry Carlton¹: guitar; Nat Reeves°: bass; Chris Dave°: drums.


2000


Works For Me
John Scofield
Verve
Avatar Studios, NYC, January 6-8, 2000.
Tracks: I'll Catch You; Not You Again; Big J; Loose Canon; Love You Long Time; Hive; Heel To Toe; Do I Crazy?; Mrs. Scofield's Waltz; Six And Eight; Freepie.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Brad Mehldau: piano; John Scofield: guitar; Christian McBride: bass; Billy Higgins: drums.


New Colors
Freddie Hubbard
Hip Bop Essence
Systems Two Recording Studios, Brooklyn, New York, October 18 & December 4, 2000.
Tracks: Blues For Miles.
Personnel: Freddie Hubbard: flügelhorn; David Weiss: trumpet; Luis Bonilla: trombone; Kenny Garrett, Ted Nash: alto sax; Craig Handy: tenor sax; Charles Karlic: baritone sax; Xavier Davis: piano; Dwayne Burno: bass; Idris Muhammad: drums.


A Charlie Brown Christmas
Cyrus Chestnut
Atlantic
Avatar Recording Studios, NYC, 2000.
Tracks: Linus & Lucy; Me And Charlie Brown; Christmas Is Coming.
Personnel: Cyrus Chestnut: piano, keyboards; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Pat Martino: guitar; Christian McBride: bass; Steve Gadd: drums.


Listen Up!
Chris Minh Doky
Horo Pro
Sound On Sound, NYC, 2000.
Tracks: The Dapper King.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Larry Goldings: organ, piano; George Whitty: keyboards, percussion; Chris Minh Doky: bass; Clarence Penn: drums.


2001


Birds Of A Feather - A Tribute To Charlie Parker
Roy Haynes
Dreyfus
Clinton Recording Studio, NYC, March 26-27, 2001.
Tracks: Diverse; Ah Leu Cha; April In Paris; Moose The Mooche; Now's The Time; Rocker; Barbados; Yardbird Suite; The Gypsy; My Heart Belongs To Daddy; What Is This Thing Called Love.
Personnel: Roy Hargrove: trumpet; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Dave Kikoswki: piano; Dave Holland: bass; Roy Haynes: drums.



Marcus Miller
JVC/Telarc
Hannibal Studios, Santa Monica, CA, 2001.
Tracks: Power; Lonnie's Lament; Boomerang; Nikki's Groove; Goodbye Pork Pie Hat; Ozell; Burning Down The House; It's Me Again; Cousin John; 3 Deuces; Red Baron; Your Amazing Grace.
Personnel: Michael "Patches" Stewart: trumpet; Fred Wesley: trombone; Hubert Laws: flute; Branford Marsalis, Wayne Shorter: soprano sax; Kenny Garrett, Maceo Parker: alto sax; James Carter: tenor sax; Herbie Hancock: piano; Paul Jackson Jr.: guitar, dobro; Hiram Bullock: guitar; Marcus Miller: bass, vocals, alto sax, tenor sax, clarinet, bass clarinet, vibes, keyboards, organ, synthesizer, guitar; Lenny White, Poogie Bell, Vinnie Colaiuta: drums; Mino Cinelu: percussion; Raphael Saddiq, Djavan, Chaka Khan: vocals.


2002


El Quinto Mundo
Jovanotti
Universal Latino
August 2001-March 8, 2002.
Tracks: Date Al Diavolo Un Bimbo Per Cena.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Riccardo Onori: guitars, banjo, mandolin; Giovanni Allevi: piano, keyboards, synthesizer; Claudio Ceccheto bass; Pier Foschi: drums; Ernesttico Rodriguez: percussion; Jovanotti: vocals.


2003


These Times
Mike Stern
ESC
Avatar Studios; NYC, January 25-27 & The Carriage House Studios, Stamford, CT, May 28, 2003.
Tracks: Chatter*; Avenue B; These Times.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: soprano sax, alto sax; Jim Beard; piano, organ, synthesizer; Mike Stern: guitar; Will Lee: bass; Vinnie Colaiuta: drums; Arto Tunchoyaciyan: percussion; Elisabeth Kontomanou*: vocals .


The Spirit Music Jamia: Dance of the Infidel
Me'Shell NdegéOcello
Shanachie
March 1-3, 2003.
Tracks: Al-Falaq 113; Papillon; Dance of the Infidel.
Personnel: Wallace Roney: trumpet; Kenny Garrett, Oran Coltrane: saxophones; Gregoire Maret: harmonica; Michael Cain: piano; Did Gutman, Federico Gonzalez Pena, Neal Evans: keyboards; Brandon Ross: guitar; Me'Shell NdegéOcello, Matthew Garrison: bass; Chris Dave, Gene Lake: drums; Mino Cinelu: percussion.


Munia (The Tale)
Richard Bona
Verve
Sear Sound, NYC, 2003.
Tracks: Painting A Wish.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: soprano sax; George Colligan: piano; Richard Bona: bass; Vinnie Colaiuta: drums.


V
Urban Knights
Narada
The Rhythm Cafe, Chicago, IL, 2003.
Tracks: Quiet Heart; On The Up.
Personnel: Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Ramsey Lewis: piano; Kevin Randolph: keyboards; Sharay Reed: bass; Calvin Rodgers: drums.


2004


Eleven Blues
Andre Charlier/Benoit Sourisse
O+ Music / Harmonia Mundi
January 2004.
Tracks: Congo Square; Way Back Home; Meeting At Douglaston; Mingus Street Blues; Singin' Drum; Tribute To Mister H.; Couleurs Nuit; Celebration Station; Two And Four Driving; Used To Be A Waltz; La Seconde Danse.
Personnel: Claude Egea: trumpet, flügelhorn; Damien Verherve: trombone; Stéphane Guillaume: clarinet, bass clarinet, soprano sax; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Benoit Sourisse: piano, organ; Jean Marie Ecay: guitar; Andre Charlier: drums, percussion; Mitchell's Christian Singers: vocals.


Planet Earth
Dennis Chambers
BHM
October 2004.
Tracks: Planet Earth; Dance Music For Borneo Horns #13; Amos Ignored; Elroy; El Is The Sound Of Joy; Camel Hump; Dance Music For Borneo Horns #6; Overtones Of China; Giphini's Song; Ant; Loose Bloose; Dance Music For Borneo Horns #4.
Personnel: Jim Hynes: trumpet; Mike Davis: trombone; Kenny Garrett, Bob Malach, Lenny Pickett, Stan Harrison, Steve Elson: sax; Jim Beard: keyboards; Dean Brown, Adam Rogers: guitars; Will Lee, Anthony Jackson: bass; Dennis Chambers: drums.


Silver Rain
Marcus Miller
Koch
Hannibal Studios, Santa Monica, CA, 2004.
Tracks: Intro Duction; Bruce Lee; La Villette; Behind The Smile; Frankenstein; Moonlight Sonata; Boogie On Reggae Woman; Paris; Silver Rain; Make Up My Mind For Me; Girls And Boys; Sophisticated Lady; Power Of Soul; Outro Duction; If Only For One Night.
Personnel: Michael "Patches" Stewart: trumpet; Gerald Albright, Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Kirk Whalum, Ronald Bruner, Roger Byam: tenor sax; Gregoire Maret: harmonica; Bruce Flowers: keyboards, organ; Bernard Wright: keyboards; Eric Clapton: guitar, vocals; Lucky Peterson, Dean Brown: guitar; Marcus Miller (bass, vocals, guitar, bass clarinet, woodwinds, soprano sax, piano, keyboards, synthesizer, drums, percussion; Poogie Bell: drums; Munyungo Jackson, Craig J: percussion; Eartha Kitt, Lalah Hathaway, Macy Gray, Kenn Hicks: vocals; Joey Kibble, Mark Kibble, Jessica Celious: background vocals.


2005


Blow
Patches Stewart
Koch
Hannibal Studios, Santa Monica, CA, 2005.
Tracks: Gumbo; Blow; I Know What You Like; Overjoyed; We Be Gettin' Down; Don't You Know; Road Song; Cruisin'; Congo Square; Bed Time Story; No More.
Personnel: Michael "Patches" Stewart: trumpet, flugelhorn, vocals; Steve Baxter: trombone; James Walker: flute; Kenny Garrett: alto sax; Roger Byam: tenor sax; Marcus Miller: bass; vocals, guitar, clarinet, bass clarinet, soprano sax, tenor sax, piano, keyboards, organ, synthesizer, vibes, bass, percussion; Poogie Bell: drums; Diane Gordon, MC Lyte, Will Downing, LeDon Bishop: vocals; DJ Quik: turntables.

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