Ed Blackwell

drums, percussion
born October 10, 1929 New Orleans, Louisiana
died October 8, 1992 Hartford, Connecticut

Various Artists-New Orleans Jazz Heritage

Opus 43 4302/03/04/05 USA rec4 New Orleans, Cosimo's Studio 1956
Harold Battiste-ts; Alvin Batiste-cl; Ed Blackwell-d; Ellis Marsalis-p; William Swanson-b
Never More (H. Battiste) 3:07
Nigeria (A. Batiste) 3:03
To Brownie (H Battiste) 4:41
Stephanie (Swanson/Battiste) 6:00
Capetown (A. Batiste) 4:59
Toni (E. Marsalis) 4:55
Chatter Box (A. Batiste) 4:15
Carrie Mae (H. Battiste) 2:53
Morocco (A. Batiste) 2:57
Ohadi (H. Battiste) 2:21

add Richard Payne-b; omit Swanson
Summertime (G. Gershwin) 4:00

add Warren Bell-as
Yesterdays (J. Kern) 3:27

American Jazz Quintet-In The Beginning

AFO 91-1028-2 USA cd New Orleans, Booker T. Washington High School 1958
Alvin Batiste-cl; Harold Battiste-ts; Ed Blackwell-d; Ellis Marsalis-p; Otis Duvernay-b
You Don't Know What Love Is (Raye/DePaul) 5:57
(other titles see previous recording)

Ed Blackwell & AJQ-2-Boogie Live...1958

AFO 92-1228 USA cd New Orleans, Booker T. Washington High School Auditorium 1958
Ed Blackwell-d Alvin Batiste-cl Nat Perrilliat-sax Ellis Marsalis-p Otis Deverney-b

Wallace Davenport-Tippy pt. 1/Tippy pt. 2

Pontchartrain ? USA sev New Orleans 1958
Wallace Davenport-tp; Nat Perrilliat-ts; Edward Frank-p; Richard Payne-b; Ed Blackwell-d

Wallace Davenport-Tippy/This Love of Mine

Pontchartrain (no number) USA sev New Orleans 1958
Wallace Davenport-tp; Nat Perrilliat-ts; Edward Frank-org; Richard Payne-b; Ed Blackwell-d; Blanche Thomas-voc

Art Neville-What's Going On/Arabian Love Call

Specialty 656 USA sev New Orleans, Cosimo Recording Studios 9/18/58
Art Neville-voc,p; Alvin "Red" Tyler-sax; Roy Montrell-g; Frank Fields-b; Rufus Gore, Jr.-sax; Allen Toussaint-p; Ed Blackwell-d; Sonny Bono-A&R
Arabian Love Call
(Blackwell does not appear on other track)

Art Neville-That Old Time Rock 'N' Roll

Specialty 2165 USA rec New Orleans, Cosimo Recording Studios 9/18/58
Art Neville-voc,p; Alvin "Red" Tyler-sax; Roy Montrell-g; Frank Fields-b; Rufus Gore, Jr.-sax; Allen Toussaint-p; Ed Blackwell-d; Sonny Bono-A&R
Belle Amie
(Blackwell does not appear on other tracks)

Various Artists-New Orleans Rhythm & Blues

Krazy Kat 7403 E rec New Orleans 1959
Benny Spellman-voc; The Clowns-voc; Lee Allen-ts; Red Tyler-ts; Huey Smith-p; probably Frank Fields-b; probably Ed Blackwell-d
Roll On

Ornette Coleman-Beauty is a Rare Thing

Rhino/Atlantic 71410 USA cd6 Hollywood, Radio Recorders NYC, Atlantic Recording Studios 5/22/59 10/9/59 7/19/60 12/19/60 1/31/61 3/27/61
Ornette Coleman-as,ts Don Cherry-cor,pkt tp Charlie Haden-b Billy Higgins-d Ed Blackwell-d Scott LaFaro-b Eric Dolphy-bcl,as,fl Freddie Hubbard-tp Jimmy Garrison-b Jim Hall-g Alvin Brehm-b Sticks Evans-d Contemporary String Quartet Gunther Schuller-arr,cond Bill Evans-p Robert DiDomenica-fl Eddie Costa-vib George Duvivier-b


Ornette Coleman-The Art Of The Improvisers

Atlantic 1572 USA rec Hollywood, Radio Recorders NYC, Atlantic Recording Studios 5/22/59 10/9/59 7/26/60 1/31/61 3/27/61
Ornette Coleman-as,ts Don Cherry-cor,tp,pkt-tp Charlie Haden-b Billy Higgins-d Ed Blackwell-d Scott LaFaro-b Jimmy Garrison-b

Ornette Coleman-Twins

Atlantic 1588 USA rec Hollywood, Radio Recorders NYC, Atlantic Recording Studios NYC, A&R Studios 5/22/59 7/19/60 7/26/60 12/21/60 1/31/61
Ornette Coleman-as Don Cherry-cor,tp,pkt-tp Charlie Haden-b Ed Blackwell-d Scott LaFaro-b Billy Higgins-d Eric Dolphy-bcl Freddie Hubbard-tp

John Coltrane & Don Cherry-The Avant-Garde

Atlantic 1451 USA rec NYC 6/28/60 7/8/60
John Coltrane-ss,ts Don Cherry-tp Percy Heath-b Ed Blackwell-d Charlie Haden-b

Ornette Coleman Quartet-This Is Our Music

Atlantic 1353 USA rec NYC 7/19/60 7/26/60 8/2/60
Ornette Coleman-as Don Cherry-pocket tp Charlie Haden-b Ed Blackwell-d

Ornette Coleman-To Whom Who Keeps A Record

Atlantic 10085 J rec NYC 7/19/60 7/26/60
Ornette Coleman-as Don Cherry-pocket tp Charlie Haden-b Ed Blackwell-d

Ornette Coleman-Free Jazz

Atlantic 1364 USA rec NYC, A&R Recording Studios 12/21/60
Ornette Coleman-as Eric Dolphy-bcl Don Cherry-pkt-tp Freddie Hubbard-tp Scott LaFaro-b Charlie Haden-b Billy Higgins-d Ed Blackwell-d

Ornette Coleman-Ornette!

Atlantic 1378 USA rec NYC, Atlantic Recording Studios 1/31/61
Ornette Coleman-as Don Cherry-pkt-tp Scott LaFaro-b Ed Blackwell-d

Ornette Coleman-Ornette on Tenor

Atlantic 1394 USA rec NYC 3/22/61 3/27/61
Ornette Coleman-ts Don Cherry-pocket tp Jimmy Garrison-b Ed Blackwell-d

Eric Dolphy-At The Five Spot, Vol. 1

New Jazz 8260 USA rec NYC, Five Spot 7/16/61
Eric Dolphy-as,bcl Booker Little-tp Mal Waldron-p Richard Davis-b Ed Blackwell-d

Eric Dolphy-At the Five Spot, Vol. 2

Prestige 7294 USA rec NYC, Five Spot Cafe 7/16/61
Booker Little-tp Eric Dolphy-as,bcl Mal Waldron-p Richard Davis-b Ed Blackwell-d

Eric Dolphy-Memorial Album

Prestige 7334 USA rec NYC, Five Spot Cafe 7/16/61
Booker Little-tp Eric Dolphy-as,bcl Mal Waldron-p Richard Davis-b Ed Blackwell-d

Eric Dolphy-Here and There

Prestige 7382 USA rec NYC, Five Spot Cafe 7/16/61
Booker Little-tp Eric Dolphy-as,bcl Mal Waldron-p Richard Davis-b Ed Blackwell-d

Eric Dolphy-Dash One

Prestige 2517 USA rec NYC, Five Spot Cafe 7/16/61
Booker Little-tp Eric Dolphy-as,bcl Mal Waldron-p Richard Davis-b Ed Blackwell-d

Don Cherry-(unissued session)

Atlantic USA NYC 11/29/61
Don Cherry-tp; Henry Grimes-b; Ed Blackwell-d

Archie Shepp-Further Fire Music

Impulse 9357 USA rec2 Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Van Gelder Recording Studio Newport Jazz Festival 3/9/65 7/2/65 8/12/65
Archie Shepp-ts,recitation David Izenzon-b J.C. Moses-d Bobby Hutcherson-vib Barre Phillips-b Joe Chambers-d Henry Grimes-b Rashied Ali-d Ed Blackwell-rhythm logs

Archie Shepp-On This Night

GRP/Impulse 125 USA cd Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Van Gelder Recording Studio 3/9/65 8/12/65
Archie Shepp-ts,p,voc Christine Spencer-voc Bobby Hutcherson-vib Henry Grimes-b Rashied Ali-d J.C. Moses-d Joe Chambers-d,tympani Ed Blackwell-rhythm logs David Izenzon-b

Archie Shepp-On This Night

Impulse 97 USA rec Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Van Gelder Recording Studio Newport Jazz Festival 3/9/65 7/2/65 8/12/65
Archie Shepp-ts,p Bobby Hutcherson-vib Rashied Ali-d Henry Grimes-b Ed Blackwell-rhythm logs Joe Chambers-d,tympani Barre Phillips-b Christine Spencer-voc J.C. Moses-d David Izenzon-b

Don Cherry-Complete Communion

Blue Note 84226 USA rec Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Van Gelder Recording Studio 12/24/65
Don Cherry-cor Gato Barbieri-ts Henry Grimes-b Ed Blackwell-d

Don Cherry-Symphony For Improvisers

Blue Note 84247 USA rec NYC 9/19/66
Don Cherry-cor Gato Barbieri-ts Pharoah Sanders-ts,pic Karl Berger-vib,p Henry Grimes-b Jenny Clark-b Ed Blackwell-d

Don Cherry-Where Is Brooklyn?

Blue Note 84311 USA rec NYC 11/11/66
Don Cherry-cor Pharoah Sanders-ts,pic Henry Grimes-b Ed Blackwell-d

Karl Berger

ESP 1041 USA rec NYC 12/8/66
Carlos Ward-as Karl Berger-vib Henry Grimes-b Ed Blackwell-d

Archie Shepp-The Magic Of Ju-Ju

Impulse 9154 USA rec NYC 4/26/67
Archie Shepp-ts Martin Banks-tp,flh Michael Zwerin-tp,tb Reggie Workman-b Beaver Harris-d Norman Connors-d Ed Blackwell-rhythm logs Frank Charles-talking d Dennis Charles-perc

Ornette Coleman Quartet

(private recording) Amherst, U. Mass. 11/30/67
Ornette Coleman-as,tp,vln; Charlie Haden-b; David Izenzon-b; Ed Blackwell-d


The Music of Charles Brackeen-Rhythm X

Strata-East 19736 USA rec NYC, Upsurge Studio 1/26/68
Edward Blackwell-d Charles Brackeen-ts Don Cherry-tp Charlie Haden-b

Don Cherry Quintet

Frontier (unissued) USA rec NYC 1/68
Don Cherry-cor; Maffy Falay-tp; Clifford Jordan-ts; Wilbur Ware-b; Ed Blackwell-d
unknown titles

Ed Blackwell Quartet

Frontier (unissued) USA rec NYC 1/68
Don Cherry-tp; Lukman Lateef-ts; Wilbur Ware-b; Ed Blackwell-d
Farid
That Moment of Glance

Ed Blackwell-d; Billy Higgins-d; Dennis Charles-d,perc; Roger Blank-cga,log d; Frank Charles-cga,log d
Eternal Rhythm
Shades of General Lofty


Wilbur Ware Quartet

Frontier (unissued) USA rec NYC 1/68
Don Cherry-tp; Clifford Jordan-ts; Wilbur Ware-b; Ed Blackwell-d
unknown titles

Ornette Coleman Quartet-Live in Milano 1968

Jazz Up 310 I cd Milan, Teatro Lirico 2/5/68
Ornette Coleman-as Charlie Haden-b David Izenzon-b Ed Blackwell-d

Ornette Coleman-The Unprecedented Music Of Ornette Coleman

Lotus Passport 11.116 I rec Rome 2/8/68
Ornette Coleman-as,tp,shenai David Izenzon-b Charlie Haden-b Ed Blackwell-d

Yoko Ono-Plastic Ono Band

Apple 3373 USA rec London, Royal Albert Hall 2/29/68
Ornette Coleman-as-1,tp-2,vln-3,shenai-4; David Izenzon-b; Charlie Haden-b; Ed Blackwell-d; Yoko Ono-voc overdub
Aos (2,3)
Sunrise (2) (unissued)
Forgotten Children (1) (unissued)
Long Time No See (1) (unissued)
Lonely Woman (1) (unissued)
Haight Ashbury (1) (unissued)
Buddha Blues (4) (unissued)

Lee Morgan/Clifford Jordan Quintet-Live in Baltimore 1968 

Fresh Sound 1037 CH cd Baltimore, Royal Arms 7/68 
Lee Morgan-tp Clifford Jordan-ts John Hicks-p Reggie Workman-b Ed Blackwell-d


Clifford Jordan-In The World

Strata-East SES 1972-1 USA rec NYC Spring 1969
Clifford Jordan-ts; Julian Priester-tb; Kenny Dorham-tp; Wynton Kelly-p; Wilbur Ware-b; Richard Davis-b; Roy Haynes-d; Ed Blackwell-d
Ouagoudougou (Jordan) 11:00
872 (Jordan) 7:14
(Blackwell does not appear on other tracks)

Don Cherry-Mu First Part

BYG/Actuel 529.301 F rec Paris, Studio Saravah 8/22/69
Don Cherry-pkt-tp,p,Indian fl,bamboo fl Ed Blackwell-d

Don Cherry-Mu Second Part

BYG/Actuel 529.331 F rec Paris, Studio Saravah 8/22/69
Don Cherry-pkt-tp,p,Indian fl,bamboo fl,voc,bells,perc Ed Blackwell-d,perc,bells

Ornette Coleman-Broken Shadows

Moon 022 I cd Bilzen Festival 8/24/69
Ornette Coleman-as,tp Charlie Haden-b Dewey Redman-ts,Arabic oboe Ed Blackwell-d

Dewey Redman-Tarik

BYG/Actuel 529.334 F rec Paris, Studio E.T.A. 10/1/69
Dewey Redman-ts,musette Malachi Favors-b Ed Blackwell-d

Toudie Heath-Kawaida

O'Be 301 USA rec The Universe 12/11/69
Toudie Heath-d Buster Williams-b Don Cherry-tp Mtume-cga Herbie Hancock-p Jimmie Heath-ts,ss Ed Blackwell-bells,perc Billy Bonner-fl,perc

Dewey Redman-(unissued)

Blue Note USA NYC 12/19/69
Chris Capers-tp; Dewey Redman-ts; Bob Cunningham-b; Ed Blackwell-d,perc; Rashied Ali-d,cga,perc; Eddie Moore-perc
Innerconnection
P.S.
Look for the Black Star
Apple-itis


Ornette Coleman-Friends And Neighbors-Ornette Live At Prince Street

Flying Dutchman 123 USA rec NYC, Prince Street 2/14/70
Ornette Coleman-as,tp,vln Charlie Haden-b Dewey Redman-ts Ed Blackwell-d the voices of friends and neighbors

Karl Berger-Tune In

Milestone 9026 USA rec NYC 3/1/70
Carlos Ward-as,fl Karl Berger-vib,sarangi Dave Holland-b Ed Blackwell-d

Alice Coltrane-(live recording)

NYC, Carnegie Hall 2/21/71 
Alice Coltrane-harp,p,perc; Pharoah Sanders-ts,ss,fl,perc,fife; Archie Shepp-ts,ss,perc; Jimmy Garrison-b; Cecil McBee-b; Clifford Jarvis-d; Ed Blackwell-d; Tulsi-tamboura; Kumar Kramer-harmonium

Ornette Coleman-(live recording)

Milano, Teatro Lirico 6/20/1971 
Ornette Coleman-as,tp,vln; Dewey Redman-ts,musette; Charlie Haden-b; Ed Blackwell-d

Ornette Coleman-Broken Shadows

Columbia 38029 USA rec NYC 9/1/71 9/1/72
Ornette Coleman-as Dewey Redman-ts Don Cherry-pkt-tp Bobby Bradford-tp Charlie Haden-b Ed Blackwell-d Billy Higgins-d Cedar Walton-p Jim Hall-el-g Webster Armstrong-voc bassoon oboe French horn flute clarinet

Ornette Coleman

(private recording) NYC, Slug's Saloon 9/5/71
Ornette Coleman-as,tp,vln; Bobby Bradford-tp; Don Cherry-tp; Dewey Redman-ts; Charlie Haden-b; Ed Blackwell-d


Ornette Coleman-Science Fiction

Columbia 31061 USA rec NYC 9/9/71 9/10/71 9/13/71
Asha Puthli-voc Ornette Coleman-as,tp,vln Ed Blackwell-d Billy Higgins-d Dewey Redman-ts,musette Gerard Schwarg-tp Carmon Fornarotto-tp Charlie Haden-b Don Cherry-pkt-tp David Henderson-poet Bobby Bradford-tp

Ornette Coleman

(private recording) Milan 10/21/71
Ornette Coleman-as,tp,vln; Dewey Redman-ts; Charlie Haden-b; Ed Blackwell-d


The Ornette Coleman Quartet-The Belgrade Concert

Jazz Door 12112 D cd Belgrade 11/2/71
Ornette Coleman-as,tp,vln Dewey Redman-ts,musette Charlie Haden-b Ed Blackwell-d

Ornette Coleman Quartet-European Concert

Unique Jazz 13 I rec Berlin, Berlin Philharmonic 11/5/71
Ornette Coleman-as Dewey Redman-ts,musette Charlie Haden-b Ed Blackwell-d

Ornette Coleman

(private recording) Copenhagen, Tivoli 11/9/71
Ornette Coleman-as Dewey Redman-ts,musette Charlie Haden-b Ed Blackwell-d


Ornette Coleman

(private recording) Uppsala 11/10/71
Ornette Coleman-as Dewey Redman-ts,musette Charlie Haden-b Ed Blackwell-d


Ornette Coleman

(private recording) Rotterdam 11/30/71
Ornette Coleman-as Dewey Redman-ts,musette Charlie Haden-b Ed Blackwell-d


Ornette Coleman Quartet-Paris Concert

Trio 7169/70 J rec2 Paris 12/1/71
Ornette Coleman-as,tp,vln Dewey Redman-ts,musette Charlie Haden-b Ed Blackwell-d

Ornette Coleman

(private recording) NYC, Loeb Student Center, NYU 4/23/72
Ornette Coleman-as Dewey Redman-ts Charlie Haden-b Ed Blackwell-d


Ornette Coleman-Skies Of America

Columbia 31562 USA rec London 5/72
Ornette Coleman-as Dewey Redman-ts,oboe Charlie Haden-b Ed Blackwell-d David Measham-cond London Symphony Orchestra

Ornette Coleman-Stating The Case

Jazz Anthology 5248 F rec NYC, Artist's House 9/22/72
Ornette Coleman-as Don Cherry-tp Dewey Redman-ts Charlie Haden-b Ed Blackwell-d

Don Cherry And The Jazz Composer's Orchestra-Relativity Suite

JCOA 1006 USA rec NYC, Blue Rock Studio 2/14/73
Don Cherry-comp,cond,tp,conch,voc,perc Charles Brackeen-ss,as,voc Carlos Ward-as,voc Frank Lowe-ts,voc Dewey Redman-ts,voc Sharon Freeman-frh Brian Trentham-tb Jack Jeffers-tu Leroy Jenkins-vln Joan Kalisch-vla Nan Newton-vla Pat Dixon-cel Jane Robertson-cel Charlie Haden-b Carla Bley-p Ed Blackwell-d Paul Motian-d Moki Cherry-tamboura Selene Fung-ching

Marion Brown-Vista

Impulse 9304 USA rec NYC 2/18/75 2/19/75
Marion Brown-as,wind chimes Anthony Davis-p,el-p Stanley Cowell-el-p,mbira Bill Braynon-celeste,el-p,p Allen Murphy-voc,bells Jimmy Hopps-d,cymbals Ed Blackwell-slit d Jose Goico-cga,tamb,finger cymbals Harold Budd-celeste,gong

Regeneration

Strata-East 19765 USA rec White Plains, NY, Minot Studios 4/27/75
Ed Blackwell-water d,parade d,perc Stanley Cowell-synth,p,kora,mbira Billy Higgins-snare d,ride cymbal,gembhre,perc Aleke Kanonu-bass d,Ibo chanting Jerry Venable-g Glenda Barnes-voc Charles Fowlkes-voc,el-b Nadi Qamar-mama-lekimbe,perc,Madagascan harp Bill Lee-b Marion Brown-wooden fife,wooden fl Psyche Wanzandae-harmonica,fl Jimmy Heath-ss,fl,alto fl Kareema-voc John Stubblefield-zuna

Karl Berger/Ed Blackwell-Just Play 1976

Quark 9996 USA rec Albany, NY 3/20/76
Karl Berger-vib,darbuka,balafon Ed Blackwell-d,osi d

Marion Brown-Awofofora

Disco Mate 5002 J rec NYC 7/8/76 7/9/76 7/14/76
Ambrose Jackson-tp Marion Brown-as Billy Patterson-g Rene Arlain-g Fred Hopkins-b Chris Henderson-d Ed Blackwell-perc Jumma Santos-perc

Old And New Dreams

Black Saint 0013 I rec NYC, Generation Sound Studios 10/1/76
Don Cherry-pkt tp Dewey Redman-ts,musette Charlie Haden-b Ed Blackwell-d,gong

Ed Blackwell Quartet

(private tape) New Orleans 1977
Alvin Batiste-cl,fl; Ellis Marsalis-p; Chris Severin-b; Ed Blackwell-d
(unknown title)
Lush Life
Mozart'n


Anthony Davis-Song for the Old World

India Navigation 1036 USA rec NYC 7/1/78
Jay Hoggard-vib Anthony Davis-p Mark Helias-b Ed Blackwell-d

Bill Barron-Jazz Caper

Muse 5235 USA rec NYC 8/1/78
Jimmy Owens-tp Bill Barron-ts,ss Kenny Barron-p Buster Williams-b Ed Blackwell-d

Various Artists-Hell's Kitchen/Live at Soundscape

DIW 405 J cd NYC, Soundscape Mammoth Cave, KY 10/1/78 2/16/80 11/28/80 2/26/83
Odean Pope-ts Gerald Veasley-b Cornell Rochester-d Peter Brotzmann-ts Harry Miller-b Louis Moholo-d Ed Blackwell-d Charles Brackeen-ts Don Cherry-stalagtites,fl

Various Artists-For Taylor Storer

TS 001 USA rec NYC, Public Theatre 4/25/79
Dewey Redman-ts; Fred Simmons-p; Ed Blackwell-d
QOW (Dewey Redman) 5:09
Dewey Square (Charlie Parker) 16:04
(Blackwell does not appear on other tracks, which feature Carla Bley, Steve Reich and Philip Glass)

David Schnitter-Glowing

Muse 5222 USA rec NYC 7/10/79
Claudio Roditi-tp,flh Dave Schnitter-ts,voc Albert Dailey-p Mark Helias-b Ed Blackwell-d Kenny Barron-p Ted Dunbar-g Cecil McBee-b Billy Hart-d Guilhermo Franco-perc

Old And New Dreams

ECM 1154 USA rec Oslo, Talent Studio 8/1/79
Don Cherry-tp,p Dewey Redman-ts,musette Charlie Haden-b Ed Blackwell-d

Various Artists-Back on 52nd Street/Live at Soundscape

DIW 406 J cd NYC, Soundscape 3/1/80 6/28/80 4/23/81 9/25/81
Ed Blackwell-d Dewey Redman-ts Marion Brown-as Derek Bailey-g George Lewis-tb Dennis Charles-d Huss Charles-cga

Old And New Dreams

(private tape) Angouleme 5/15/80
Don Cherry-tp,p; Dewey Redman-ts,musette; Charlie Haden-b; Ed Blackwell-d
Guinea
The Waltz


Old And New Dreams-Playing

ECM 1205 USA rec Bregenz, Austria, Theater am Kornmarkt 6/1/80
Don Cherry-tp,p Dewey Redman-ts,musette Charlie Haden-b Ed Blackwell-d

Old And New Dreams

(private tape) Hamburg 7/8/80
Don Cherry-tp,p; Dewey Redman-ts,musette; Charlie Haden-b; Ed Blackwell-d
Happy House
Full Moon/Rush Hour
Lonely Woman
Open or Close
Togo
Guinea 2
Majo Woman


Dewey Redman And Ed Blackwell-In Willisau

Black Saint 0093 I rec Willisau, Jazzfestival Willisau 8/31/80
Dewey Redman-ts,musette Ed Blackwell-d

Anthony Braxton-Six Compostions: Quartet

Antilles 1005 USA rec NYC 10/21/81 10/22/81
Anthony Braxton-as,ts,bass sax,sopranino sax,contrabass cl Anthony Davis-p Mark Helias-b Ed Blackwell-d

Various Artists-Interpretations of Monk

DIW 395/398 J cd4 NYC, Wollman Auditorium, Columbia U. 11/1/81
Don Cherry-tp Steve Lacy-ss Charlie Rouse-ts Roswell Rudd-tb Muhal Richard Abrams-p Barry Harris-p Anthony Davis-p Mal Waldron-p Richard Davis-b Ed Blackwell-d Ben Riley-d

Jemeel Moondoc Trio-Judy's Bounce

Soul Note 1051 I rec NYC, NYU Loeb Student Center 11/9/81
Jemeel Moondoc-as Fred Hopkins-b Ed Blackwell-d

Dewey Redman Quartet-The Struggle Continues

ECM 1225 USA rec NYC, Columbia Recording Studios 1/15/82
Dewey Redman-ts Charles Eubanks-p Mark Helias-b Ed Blackwell-d

Don Cherry/Ed Blackwell-El Corazon

ECM 1230 USA rec Ludwigsburg, Tonstudio Bauer 2/1/82
Don Cherry-pkt tp,p,melodica,doussn' gouni,org Ed Blackwell-d,wood d,cowbell

Jane Ira Bloom-Mighty Lights

Enja 4044 D rec NYC 11/17/82 11/18/82
Jane Ira Bloom-ss Fred Hersch-p Charlie Haden-b Ed Blackwell-d

Mal Waldron-Breaking New Ground

Baybridge KUX-180-B J rec NYC 6/28/83 6/29/83
Mal Waldron-p Reggie Workman-b Ed Blackwell-d

Mal Waldron Quintet-Live at the Village Vanguard

Pioneer SM068-0038 J ld NYC, Village Vanguard 9/17/83
Mal Waldron-p; Charlie Rouse-ts,fl; Reggie Workman-b; Ed Blackwell-d; Woody Shaw-tp
Git-Go
All Alone
Fire Waltz
Left Alone


David Murray-Morning Song

Black Saint 0075 I rec NYC 9/25/83 9/26/83 9/30/83
David Murray-ts,bcl John Hicks-p Reggie Workman-b Ed Blackwell-d

Mal Waldron-Plays Erik Satie

Baybridge FEX-27-B J rec Tokyo 12/8/83
Mal Waldron-p Reggie Workman-b Ed Blackwell-d

Mal Waldron-You and the Night and the Music

Paddle Wheel 6272 J rec Tokyo 12/9/83
Mal Waldron-p Reggie Workman-b Ed Blackwell-d

Various Artists-That's the Way I Feel Now: A Tribute to Thelonious Monk

A&M SP-6600 USA rec2 NYC, Mediasound Studios Detroit, Sound Suite Los Angeles, Village Recorders 1984
Joe Jackson-p Sharon Freeman-cond Maxine Roach-vla Muneer Abdul Fataah-cel Steve Slagle-cl,as Ken McIntyre-bcl Bob Cranshaw-b Buddy Williams-d Bobby McFerrin-voc Bob Dorough-voc Dave Samuels-vib,mar,perc Chris Spedding-g Peter Frampton-g Marcus Miller-b Anton Fig-d Steve Lacy-ss Dr. John-p Steve Swallow-b Ed Blackwell-d Gil Evans-p,el-p Todd Rundgren-synth,keys,g,d machine Randy Weston-p Elvin Jones-d John Zorn-game calls,as,cl Arto Lindsay-g,voc Wayne Horvitz-p,org,celeste,electronics M. E. Miller-d,tymp Roswell Rudd-tb Pat Patrick-as Terry Adams-p John Ore-b Frankie Dunlop-d Eugene Chadbourne-g,el-g Mars Williams-cl,ts Ralph Carney-bass sax,whistle Barry Harris-tack p Sheila Jordan-voc Marcus Belgrave-tp Johnny Griffin-ts Carla Bley-org Bob Stewart-tu Manolo Badrena-perc

Tamma with Don Cherry and Ed Blackwell

Odin 14 NOR rec Molde, Norway 7/27/84 7/28/84
Per Jorgensen-tp,perc,voc Don Cherry-tp,dozongouni,voc Erik Balke-sax,fl,perc,voc Sveinung Hovensjo-el-b,synth,perc,voc Finn Sletten-d,perc Miki N'Doye-tamma,perc,voc Ed Blackwell-d,perc

Bill Barron-Compilation

CJR 1119 USA cd Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 10/84 3/85
Bill Barron-ts; Fred Simmons-p; Bill Lowe-tu,tb; Wes Brown-b; Ed Blackwell-d; Jay Hoggard-vib; Dick Griffin-tb; Charles Garner-p; Chris White-b


Hilton Ruiz-Cross Currents

Stash 248 USA rec West New York, NJ 11/1/84
Hilton Ruiz-p,keys Major Holley-b Ed Blackwell-d,opera gong Steve Berrios-perc Ray Barretto-cga

Live at the Village Vanguard, Volume 6:  David Murray and friends

VAI 69094 USA vid NYC, Village Vanguard ca. 1986
David Murray-ts; John Hicks-p; Fred Hopkins-b; Ed Blackwell-d


Berger/Holland/Blackwell-Transit

Black Saint 0092 I rec Willow, NY, Grog Kill Studio 8/25/86 8/26/86
Karl H. Berger-vib,p David Holland-b Ed Blackwell-d

Mal Waldron Quintet-The Git-Go: Live at the Village Vanguard

Soul Note 1118 I rec NYC, Village Vanguard 9/16/86
Charlie Rouse-fl,ts; Woody Shaw-tp,flh; Mal Waldron-p; Reggie Workman-b; Ed Blackwell-d

Mal Waldron-Seagulls of Kristiansundi: Live at the Village Vanguard

Soul Note 1148 I cd NYC, Village Vanguard 9/16/86
Charlie Rouse-fl,ts; Woody Shaw-tp,flh; Mal Waldron-p; Reggie Workman-b; Ed Blackwell-d

Terence Blanchard/Donald Harrison-Remembered - Eric Dolphy & Booker Little

ProJazz 640 USA cd NYC, Sweet Basil 10/3/86 10/4/86
Terence Blanchard-tp Donald Harrison-as,bcl Mal Waldron-p Richard Davis-b Ed Blackwell-d

Terence Blanchard/Donald Harrison-Remembered - Eric Dolphy & Booker Little Vol. II

Evidence 22074 USA cd NYC, Sweet Basil 10/3/86 10/4/86
Terence Blanchard-tp Donald Harrison-as,bcl Mal Waldron-p Richard Davis-b Ed Blackwell-d

Ornette Coleman

(private recording) Boston, The Channel 4/23/87
Ornette Coleman-as; Don Cherry-tp; Charlie Haden-b; Ed Blackwell-d


The American Jazz Quintet-From Bad to Badder

Black Saint 0114 I cd Atlanta, Ed Blackwell Festival 11/6/87
Alvin Batiste-cl; Harold Battiste-ts; Ellis Marsalis-p; Richard Payne-b; Ed Blackwell-d; Earl Turbinton-as

Old And New Dreams-A Tribute To Blackwell

Black Saint 0113 I cd Atlanta, Ed Blackwell Festival 11/7/87
Don Cherry-tp Dewey Redman-ts Charlie Haden-b Ed Blackwell-d

David Murray-Ming's Samba

Portrait 44432 USA rec NYC 7/20/88
David Murray-ts,bcl John Hicks-p Ray Drummond-b Ed Blackwell-d

Bob Stewart-Goin' Home

JMT 834 427 D rec NYC, RPM Sound Studios 12/88
Bob Stewart-tu James Zoller-tp Steve Turre-tb Jerome Harris-g Buddy Williams-d Ed Blackwell-d Earl Gardner-tp John Clark-Fhn Frank Colon-perc

Don Cherry-Multikulti

A&M 5323 USA cd Hollywood, Paramount Studios NYC, BMG Recording Studios Santa Monica, Serafine Studios 12/27/88 11/20/89 1/20/90 2/23/90
Don Cherry-pkt tp,doussn' gouni,voc,Norwegian birchwood fl,pods,melodica,p Frank Serafine-synth Anthony Hamilton-voc A. Watts Prophet-voc John L. Price-d prog Mark Loudon Sims-b David Cherry-synth Bob Stewart-tu Nana Vasconcelos-perc Carlos Ward-as Ed Blackwell-d Karl Berger-mar Peter Apfelbaum-ts,cowbell,mar Ingrid Sertso-voc

Charlie Haden with Don Cherry and Ed Blackwell-The Montreal Tapes

Verve 314 523 260 USA cd Montreal, Festival International de Jazz 7/2/89
Charlie Haden-b Don Cherry-pkt tp Ed Blackwell-d

Jayne Cortez-Everywhere Drums

Bola Press 9001 USA cd NYC, Sound Ideas Studios 6/21/90
Jayne Cortez-voc Denardo Coleman-d Al MacDowell-b Charles Moffett, Jr.-ts Bern Nix-g Abraham Adzenyah-perc Ed Blackwell-d Bill Cole-Korean hojok Frank Lowe-ts

Joe Lovano/Ed Blackwell/Anthony Cox-Sounds Of Joy

Enja 7013 D cd NYC 1/26/91
Jow Lovano-alto cl,ss,ts Anthony Cox-b Ed Blackwell-d

Karl Berger-Crystal Fire

Enja 7029 USA cd 4/4/91 4/5/91
Karl Berger-vib,p Dave Holland-b Ed Blackwell-d

Steve Coleman-Rhythm In Mind

RCA/Novus 63125 USA cd Brooklyn, Systems Two 4/29/91 
Steve Coleman-as Von Freeman-ts Kenny Wheeler-tp,flh Kevin Eubanks-g Tommy Flanagan-p Dave Holland-b Ed Blackwell-d Marvin "Smitty" Smith-d,perc


Ed Blackwell Quartet

(private tape) The Hague, The Netherlands, North Sea Jazz Festival 7/13/91
Ahmed Abdullah-tp; Carlos Ward-as,fl; Mark Helias-b; Ed Blackwell-d


David Murray Quartet-Death of a Sideman

DIW 866 J cd NYC 10/18/91 10/19/91
Bobby Bradford-cor; David Murray-ts; Dave Burrell-p; Fred Hopkins-b; Ed Blackwell-d

Joe Lovano-From The Soul

Blue Note 98636 USA cd NYC 12/28/91
Joe Lovano-ss,as,ts Michel Petrucciani-p Dave Holland-b Ed Blackwell-d

Ray Anderson-Every One Of Us

Gramavision 79471 USA cd 1992
Ray Anderson-tb Simon Nabatov-p Charlie Haden-b Ed Blackwell-d

Ed Blackwell-Walls-Bridges

Black Saint 120 153 I cd 2/27/92
Dewey Redman-ts Cameron Brown-b Ed Blackwell-d

Jay Hoggard-In The Spirit

Muse 5476 USA cd Englewood Cliffs, NJ 5/4/92
James Newton-fl Jay Hoggard-vib Dwight Andrews-bcl,ss,alto fl Mark Helias-b Ed Blackwell-d

Ed Blackwell Project-What It Be Like?

Enja 8054 D cd Oakland, Yoshi's 8/8/92
Graham Haynes-cor Carlos Ward-as,fl Mark Helias-b Ed Blackwell-d Don Cherry-tp

Ed Blackwell Project-What It Is?

Enja 7089 D cd Oakland, Yoshi's 8/8/92
Graham Haynes-cor Carlos Ward-as,fl Mark Helias-b Ed Blackwell-d