THE CLARKE-BOLAND BIG BAND
A DISCOGRAPHY by Douglas Payne

DON WAILS WITH KENNY
Don Byas
Cologne, Germany, February 25, 1960
Christian Kellens (tb); Eddie Busnello (as); Don Byas (ts); Francy Boland (p); Jean Warland (b); Kenny Clarke (d); Fats Sadi (vib).

a. Tampico    
b. More Than You Know

Don Byas (ts); Francy Boland (p); Jean Warland (b); Kenny Clarke (d); Fats Sadi (vib).

c. Bell Hop

Issues: a-c on Columbia (Ger) C 41326 [EP] and Swing SW-8411 titled KENNY CLARKE WITH DON BYAS, LUCKY THOMPSON, MARTIAL SOLAL, PIERRE MICHELOT.


Francy Boland Ensemble
Koln, Germany: c. 1960

Dusko Goykovich (tp, flhrn); Derek Humble (as); Karl Drewo (ts); Bubi Aderhold (bs); Heinz Kretzschmar (b-cl); Francy Boland (p); Jean Warland (b); Kenny Clarke (d)
.

a. Rose Room
b. East Of The Sun
c. Blues For Koebes

Issues: a-c on Columbia (Ger) C 41368 [45]


DUSKO GOJKOVIC-KENNY CLARKE INTERNATIONAL JAZZ OCTET
Dusko Gojkovic-Kenny Clarke Octet
Koln, Germany: Febraury 14, 1961

Dusko Gojkovic (tp, flhrn); Derek Humble (as); Karl Drewo (ts); Heinz Kretschmar (b-cl); Buby Aderhold (bs); Francy Boland (p, arr), Jean Warland (b); Kenny Clarke (d).

a. La Campimania (Francy  Boland) - 3:48
b. You Are Too Beautiful (Rodgers/Hart) - 4:01
c. Lullaby Of The Leaves (J. Young) - 3:00
d. Doo-Doosh (Francy  Boland) - 3:27
e. Mr. X (Max Roach) - 3:19
f. That's All - 3:05

Issues: a-f on Radio-Televizija Beograd (Yu) RTB LPV402 [10].
Samplers: a-f also on Radio-Televizija Beograd (Yu) RTB LPV4201 titled BELGRADE BLUES (issued 1973). a-f also on Cosmic Sounds (E) CS-01, Cosmic Sounds (E) CS-16 [CD] titled BELGRADE BLUES.
Producer:
Alexsander Zivkovic


KENNY CLARKE/JOE HARRIS/SAHIB SHIHAB/FRANCY BOLAND
Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Quintet
Live, c. 1961?

Sahib Shihab (aka Edmund Gregory) (bs, f); Francy Boland (p); Kenny Clarke (d); Fats Sadi (aka Sadi Lellemand) (vib); Joe Harris (perc).

a. The Top (Kenny Clarke) - 3:30
b. Tin Tin Daeo (sic) (Gillespie/Pozo) - 5:55
c. Night Lady (Francy Boland) - 10:22

same, Sahib Shihab, Joe Harris, Fats Sadi (vcl).

d. Ya Ya Blues (Edmund Gregory (Sahib Shihab)) - 12:06

same, no vcl.

e. Jay Jay (Kenny Clarke) - 5:50

Note: Title also known as EUROPA JAZZ.

Issues: a-e on Europa Jazz (Eu) EJ-1030 (issued 1981).
Notes: unknown


THE GOLDEN EIGHT
Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland And Company
Cologne, Germany: May 18 and 19, 1961

Dusko Gojkovic (tp); Raymond Droz (alto hrn); Chris Kellens (bar hrn); Derek Humble (as); Karl Drevo (aka Carl Drewo) (ts); Francy Boland (p, arr); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke (d).

a. La Campimania (Francy Boland)
b. Gloria (Kaper/David)
c. High Notes (Francy Boland)
d. Softly As In A Morning Song (Romberg/Hammerstein)
e. The Golden Eight (Francy Boland)
f. Strange Meeting (Francy Boland)
g. You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To (Cole Porter)
h. Dorian 0437 (Francy Boland)
i. Poor Butterfly (Hubbell/Golden)
j. Basse Cuite (Francy Boland)

Issues: a-j on Blue Note BLP-4092 (mono), Blue Note BST-84092 (stereo), Blue Note (Jap) TOCJ-4092 (issued 1994), Blue Note (Jap) TOCJ-9544 [CD], (issued 2003), Blue Note (Jap) TOCJ-6638 [CD] (issued 2005), Blue Note (Jap) TOCJ-8558 [CD] (issued 2009).
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirchmann
Notes: Jack Mellish


NOW HEAR OUR MEANIN'
The Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band
Cologne, Germany: prob. May 18 or 19, 1961

Dusko Gojkovic (tp); Raymond Droz (alto hrn); Chris Kellens (bar hrn); Derek Humble (as); Karl Drevo (aka Carl Drewo) (ts); Francy Boland (p, arr); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke (d).

a. (6991) A Ball For Othello (Francy Boland) - 2:33
     solos: Gojkovic (tp), Clarke (d)

Cologne, Germany: January 26, 1963
collective personnel prob. inc. Benny Bailey, Roger Guerin, Jimmy Deuchar, Ahmed Muvaffak Falay, Idrees Sulieman, Edmond Harnie (tp); Åke Persson, Nat Peck, Erich Kleinschuster, Raymond Katarzinsky, Keg Johnson (tb); Derek Humble (as); Karl Drewo, Billy Mitchell, Ronnie Scott (ts); Sahib Shihab (bar, f); Francy Boland (p, arr); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke (d); Joe Harris (tymp).

b. (6989) Night Lady (Francy Boland) – 8:13 
     solos: Boland (p), Persson (tb), Humble (as),
Shihab (f)  
c. (6990) I'm So Scared Of Girls When They're Good Looking
     (Jack Sels) – 5:23   
     solos: Shihab (bs), Mitchell (ts)  
d. (6992) Sabbath Message (Francy Boland) – 5:27     
     solos: Guerin (tp), Bailey (tp), Deuchar (tp), Falay (tp)
e. (6993) Now Hear My Meanin' (Jimmy Woode) – 6:27   
     solos: Humble (as), Persson (tb), Shahib (bs)  
f. (6994) Johnny One Note (Richard Rodgers/Lorenz Hart) – 3:27     

Issues: a-f on Columbia CS 9114, Collectables COL-CD-7497 [CD], CBS (E)(S)BPG-62567.
Samplers:
a-f also on Jazz Lips (Eu) JL 764 [CD] titled NOW HEAR OUR MEANIN' - THE COMPLETE 1963 RECORDINGS. b, c & d also on Emanon (Ger) One [CD] titled HISTORICALLY SPEAKING. f also on CBS (E) 63742 titled TEN YEARS AT RONNIE SCOTT'S - JAZZ DECADE LONDON.
Producer: Gigi Campi
Notes: Tahir Hakki Sur


THE GOLDEN EIGHT - ENCORE!
Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland And Company
EMI Stuidos, Cologne, Germany: May 23 and 24, 1961

Dusko Gojkovic (tp); Raymond Droz (alto hrn); Chris Kellens (bar hrn); Derek Humble (as); Karl Drevo (aka Carl Drewo) (ts); Francy Boland (p, arr); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke (d).

a. You Dig It (Francy Boland) - 4:29
b. Alone Together (Arthur Schwarz) - 3:39
c. But Beautiful (Jimmy Van Heusen/Johnny Burke) - 4:55
d. Invitation (Bronislaw Kaper/Paul Francis Webster) - 3:13
e. Autumn Leaves (Joesph Kosma/Johnny Mercer) - 5:21
f. Papa Satan Aleppe (Francy Boland) - 3:09
g. Free Wheel (Francy Boland) - 3:09

add Fats Sadi (perc).

h. Dia Blue (Francy Boland) - 5:11

Francy Boland (p); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke (d).

i. Miriam Doll (Francy Boland) - 4:17

Dusko Gojkovic (tp); Raymond Droz (alto hrn); Chris Kellens (bar hrn); Derek Humble (as); Karl Drevo (aka Carl Drewo) (ts); Francy Boland (p, arr); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke (d).

j. A Ball For Othello (Francy Boland) - 2:36
k. La Campimania (Francy Boland) - 0:54

Issues: a-k on Rearward (It) RW 129, Rearward (It) RW 129 [CD].
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirchmann
Notes: Mike Hennessey


JAZZ IS UNIVERSAL
Kenny Clarke & Francy Boland
Cologne, Germany: December 13, 1961

Benny Bailey, Roger Guerin, Jimmy Deucher, Ahmad Muvaffak Falay (tp); Nat Peck,
Åke Persson (tb); Derek Humble (as); Carl Drevo (aka Karl Drewo), Zoot Sims (ts); Sahib Shihab (bs, f); Francy Boland (p, arr); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke (d).

a. (6733) Box 703, Washington, D.C. (Francy Boland) - 5:03
     solos: Guerin, Boland, Humble, Persson, Shihab
b. (6734) The Styx (from The Inferno Suite) Francy Boland) - 3:51
     solo: Clarke
c. (6735) Gloria (Branislaw Kaper) - 4:36
     solo: Drevo
d. (6736) Los Bravos (Francy Boland) - 4:59
     solos: Guerin, Persson, Falay, Deuchar, Bailey
e. (6737) Charon's Ferry (from The Inferno Suite) (Francy Boland) - 6:07
     solo: Humble, Shihab, Sims, Falay, Guerin, Deuchar
f. (6738) Volutes (Francy Boland) - 5:57
     solos: Boland, Peck
g. (6739) Last Train From Overbrook (James Moody) - 6:38
     solos: Bailey, Shihab, Drevo, Sims

Issues: a-g on Atlantic 1401, Atlantic (F) 432.066, London (E) HA-K8085, Rearward (It) RW 127LP. a-g also on Collectables COL-CD-6282  [CD] titled JAZZ IS UNIVERSAL/AFTER THE MESSAGE (issued 1999).
Producer: Gigi Campi
Notes: Bob Altshuler, Willis Conover


HANDLE WITH CARE
Clarke-Boland Big Band Francy Boland
Cologne, Germany: January 25 and 26, 1963

Benny Bailey, Roger Guerin, Jimmy Deuchar, Ahmed
Muvaffak Falay, Idrees Sulieman, Edmund Arnie (tp); Åke Persson, Nat Peck, Erich Kleinschuster, Raymond Katarzinsky, Frederic “Keg” Johnson (tb); Derek Humble (as) Carl Drevo, Billy Mitchell, Ronnie Scott (ts); Sahib Shihab (bs, f); Francy Boland (p, arr); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke (d); Joe Harris (timp); Sadi (bgo).

a. (6983) Long Note Blues (Here Is Cecco Beppe) (Francy Boland) – 6:33
     solos: Shihab (f), Mitchell (ts), Sulieman (tp)
b. (6984) Get Out Of Town (Cole Porter) – 5:50
     solos: Persson (tb); Humble (as); Deuchar (tp); Sulieman (tp)
c. (6985) Sonor (Kenny Clarke) – 3:08
     solos: Scott (ts), Sulieman (tp), Mitchell (ts), Bailey (tp)
d. (6986) Speedy Reeds (Francy Boland) – 5:35
     solos: Drevo (ts), Scott (ts), Mitchell (ts)
e. (6987) Old Stuff  (Francy Boland) – 4:35
     solos: Sulieman (tp), Bailey (tp), Humble (as), Mitchell (ts)
f. (6988) Om Mani Padme Hum (Franch Boland) – 8:31
     solos: Shihab (f), Bailey (tp)m Sadi (bgo)

Issues: a-f on Atlantic SD-1404, Koch Jazz KOC-CD-8534 [CD], Atlantic (F) 432.075, Rearward (It) RW 128LP, Atlantic (Jap) SMJ-7258, Atlantic (Jap) P-4508, Atlantic (Jap) WPCR-25154 [CD], Atlantic (Jap) WPCR-13433 [CD].
Samplers: a-f also on Jazz Lips (Eu) JL 764 [CD] titled NOW HEAR OUR MEANIN' - THE COMPLETE 1963 RECORDINGS. a-f also on Collectables COL-CD-6611 [CD], Collectables (Jap) VSCD-9316 [CD] titled HANDLE WITH CARE/WESTERN SUITE. b & f
also on Emanon (Ger) One [CD] titled HISTORICALLY SPEAKING.
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann
Notes: Ralph J. Gleason


NIGHT LADY
The Johnny Griffin Quartet
EMI Studios, Cologne, Germany: February 13, 1964

Johnny Griffin (ts); Francy Boland (p); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke (d).

a. (35491) Scrabble (Johnny Griffin) - 7:15
b. (35492) Summertime (G. & I. Gershwin/Du Bose Heyward) - 5:50
c. (35493) Old Stuff (Francy Boland) - 8:00
d. (35494) Night Lady (Francy Boland) - 9:19
e. (35495) Little Man You've Had A Busy Day ?
     (M. Sigler/M. Wayne/A. Hoffman) - 5:15
f. (35496) All The Things You Are (J. Kern/O. Hammerstein II) - 6:09

Issues: a-f on Philips (Ger) 840 447 PY, EmArcy MGE 26001, Philips DMJ-5012, EmArcy (Ger) 0602517941915 [CD], Universal (Jap) UCCU-5542 [CD].
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann
Notes: Siegfried E. Loch. Werner Burkhardt


SUMMER DAWN
Sahib Shihab

Lindström Studios, Cologne, Germany: May 8, 1964
Sahib Shihab (f); Francy Boland (p, arr); Jimmy Woode, Jr. (b, vcl); Kenny Clarke (d); Fats Sadi (vib, bgo); Joe Harris (perc).

a. Lilemor (Sahib Shihab/Jimmy Woode) - 4:25

Cologne, Germany: May 8 and 9, 1964
Åke Persson (tb); Sahib Shihab (f); Francy Boland (p, arr); Jimmy Woode, Jr. (b); Kenny Clarke (d); Fats Sadi (vib); Joe Harris (perc).

b. Lilemor (Sahib Shihab/Jimmy Woode) - 8:10
c. Please Don't Leave (Sahib Shihab) - 10:04
d. Waltz For Seth (Sahib Shihab) - 6:17
e. Campi's Idea (Sahib Shihab) - 8:24
f. Herr Fixit (Sahib Shihab) - 5:35
g. Jay-Jay (Kenny Clarke) - 2:52

Note: Rearward (It) RW 130CD [CD] incorrectly indicates May 8 and 9, 1963, recording.

Issues: b-f on Argo 742, Rearward (It) RW 130LP, Rearward (It) RW 130CD [CD].
Samplers:
a on Rearward (It) RW101 CD [CD] titled
CALYPSO BLUES (as by the Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Sextet). d-g also on Rearward (It) RW102 CD [CD] titled SAHIB SHIHAB AND ALL THOSE CATS. g also on Vogue (Ger) LDVS 17243, Schema (It) RW 119CD [CD] titled COMPANIONSHIP.
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann


COMPANIONSHIP
Jazz Joint 2
Sahib Shihab
Cologne, Germany: 1964/1965

Sahib Shihab (bs, f) with Francy Boland (p, arr), Jimmy Woode (b), Kenny Clarke (d); Fats Sadi (vib, bgo).

a. Om Mani Padme Hum (Francy Boland)
b. Bohemia After Dark (Oscar Pettiford)

Cologne, Germany, September 9, 1967
Idrees Sulieman (tp);
Åke Persson (tb); Sahib Shihab (bs); Francy Boland (p); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke (d).

c. The Turk's Bolero (Francy Boland) - 2:50

Cologne, Germany: July 1970
Benny Bailey (tp, flhrn); Sahib Shihab (bs, f); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke (d).

d. Stoned Ghosts (Benny Bailey)
e. Companionship (S. Shihab/N. Pederson)
f. CT+CB (Benny Bailey) - 5:22

Cologne, Germany: July (17?), 1970
Åke Persson (tb); Sahib Shihab (bs); Jimmy Woode (b, vcl); Kenny Clarke (d).

g. Dijdar (aka Djdar, Djar) (Jimmy Woode) - 4:24
h. Talk Some Yak-Ee-Dak (Jimmy Woode) - 3:32

Note: For additional titles on Vogue (Ger) LDVS 17243, Schema (It) RW 119CD [CD] see listings for SUMMER DAWN, MARCEL MARCEAU PRÄSENTIERT SWING IM BAHNHOF and unissued Milt Jackson session.

Issues: a-h on Vogue (Ger) LDVS 17243 (issued 1971), Schema/Rearward (It) RW 119CD [CD].
Samplers: a-g on Rearward (It) RW102 CD [CD] titled SAHIB SHIHAB AND ALL THOSE CATS. b also on King (Jap) KICP-5042 [CD] titled ROUTINE JAZZ NO. 9 SELECTED BY KEI KOBAYASHI and Schema (It) SC 416 2LP, Schema (It) SC 416 CD [CD] titled FREEDOM JAZZ DANCE - BOOK III.

Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann


THE HIP WALK
Nathan Davis Quintet - Carmell Jones (Trumpet)
Villingen: September 1, 1965

Carmell Jones (tp); Nathan Davis (ts, ss, f); Francy Boland (p); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke (d).

a. The Hip Walk (Nathan Davis) - 6:50
b. While Children Sleep (Nathan Davis) - 7:16
c. Train Of Thought (Nathan Davis) - 5:25
d. Yesterdays (J. Kern) - 2:53
e. That Kaycee Thing (Nathan Davis) - 7:50
f. Carmell's Black Forest Waltz (Carmell Jones) - 3:40
g. B's Blues (Nathan Davis) - 4:55

Issues: a-g on Saba (Ger) SB 15063 ST, MPS (Ger) 15063 ST, MPS/BASF CRM 612, MPS/BASF 2120612-2 [CD].
Samplers: a-f also on MPS (Ger) 539 082-2 [CD] titled TWO ORIGINALS. a, e, f & g also on Prestige PR-7669 titled CARMELL JONES IN EUROPE; 1965-66. e also on Polydor (Ger) 516 441-1, Polydor (Ger) 516 441-2 [CD] titled MOJO CLUB PRESENTS DANCEFLOOR JAZZ VOL. II: FOR WHAT IT'S WORTH. f also on MPS (Ger) 591 199-2 [CD] titled TALKIN' JAZZ: THEMES FROM THE BLACK FOREST and
MPS (Ger) 06025 1730453 [CD] titled TALKIN' JAZZ: LEGENDARY JAZZ GROOVES FROM THE BLACK FOREST (JAZZ CLUB).
Producer: Joachim Ernst Berendt
Engineer: Rolf Donner
Notes: Joachim Ernst Berendt


MARCEL MARCEAU PRÄSENTIERT SWING IM BAHNHOF
Clarke Boland Sextett
Alten Bahnhof von Rolandseck: September 25, 1965

Sahib Shihab (f); Francy Boland (p, arr); Jimmy Woode, Jr. (b); Kenny Clarke (d); Fats Sadi (bgo); Joe Harris (perc).

a. Invitation (B. Kaper) - 4:35

same, Jimmy Woode (b, vcl); Fats Sadi (marimba).

b. Just Give Me Time (Francy Boland/Jimmy Woode) - 3:35

same, Jimmy Woode (b); Fats Sadi (bgo).

c. Con Alma (J.B. Gillespie) - 4:55
d. Serenata (L. Anderson) - 3:20

same, Fats Sadi (marimba).

e. Sconsolato (Jimmy Woode) - 2:35

same, Fats Sadi (bgo).

f. Yah, Yah Blues (Sahib Shihab) - 4:00

same, Jimmy Woode (b, vcl).

g. Born To Be Blue (M. Torme) - 3:35

same, Jimmy Woode (b).

h. Insensatez (C. Jobim/V. De Moraes) - 2:40

same, Jimmy Woode (b, vcl).

i. Calypso Blues (N. Cole) - 4:05

same, Jimmy Woode (b).

j. Balafon for Marcel Marceau (aka Balafon) (Francy Boland) - 3:04

Note: Thanks to Thomas Kiefer for LP time listings.

Issues: a-j on CBS (Ger) S 62681
Samplers: a-j also on Vogue (Ger) LDVS 17243
, Schema (It) RW 119CD [CD] titled COMPANIONSHIP (as by Sahib Shihab). a-e & g-j also on Rearward (It) RW101 CD [CD] titled CALYPSO BLUES. a also on Schema (It) SC 416 2LP, Schema (It) SC 416 CD [CD] titled FREEDOM JAZZ DANCE - BOOK III. f also on Rearward (It) RW102 CD [CD] titled SAHIB SHIHAB AND ALL THOSE CATS (as by Sahib Shihab).
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann


SWING, WALTZ, SWING
Carl Drewo und die Clarke-Boland Big Band
EMI Studios, Cologne, Germany: February 28, 1966

Carl Drewo (aka Karl Drevo) (ts) with
Benny Bailey, Shake Keane, Jimmy Deuchar; Dusko Gojkovic (tp); Åke Persson, Nat Peck (tb); Derek Humble (as); Sal Nistico (ts); Sahib Shihab (bs, f); Francy Boland (p, co-leader); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke (d, co-leader); Fats Sadi (perc); Bora Rokovic (arr).

a. Frühlingsstimmen Opus 410 (Johann Strauss) - 3:00
     solos: Shihab (f, bs), Boland (p), Drewo (ts)
b. Kaiserwalzer (Johann Strauss) - 3:25
     solo: Drewo (ts)
c. Rosenkavalier Opus 59 (Richard Strauss) - 3:12
     solo: Drewo (ts)
d. Schön Ist Die Welt (Franz Lehar) - 2:38

same, except Francy Boland (arr) replaces Bora Rokovic.

e. My Favourite Things (Rodgers/Hart) - 3:17
     solo: Shihab (bs), Sadi (vib), Bailey (tp)
f. Wives And Lovers (Burt Bacharach) - 2:26
     solo: Humble (as)
g. Claudia (Karl Drewo) - 2:28
h. By Strauss (George Gershwin) - 3:49
     solos: Shihab (bs), Drewo (ts), Boland (p)
i. Just Give Me Time (Francy Boland) - 3:14
     solos: Drewo (ts), Persson (tb), Boland (p)
j. Keep On Keeping On (Jimmy Woode) - 2:48
     solos: Bailey (tp), Nastico (ts), Shihab (f)

Issues: a-j on Philips Twen-Serie (Ger) 840 246 PY, Schema/Rearward (It) RW125CD [CD]
Sampler: a-f & h-j also on Rearward (It) RW106 CD [CD] titled OUR KINDA STRAUSS. e, f, i & j also on Jazz Lips (Eu) JL 764 [CD] titled NOW HEAR OUR MEANIN' - THE COMPLETE 1963 RECORDINGS. g also on Motor (Ger) 565 794-2 [CD] titled SNOWFLAKES - MOOD MUSIC MASTERPIECES FROM THE MPS ARCHIVES.
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann
Notes: Hans Hermann Koper


ENSADINADO
Mr. Fats Sadi, His Vibes & His Friends
Cologne, Germany: March 21, 1966

Fats Sadi (vib) acc by Francy Boland (p, arr); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke (d).

a. Night Lady (Francy Boland) - 4:20
b. Ensadinado (Jimmy Woode) - 4:45
c. Goodbye (Gordon Jenkins) - 3:14
d. The Same (Fats Sadi) - 5:10
e. All Of You (Cole Porter) - 3:25
f. Blue Sunrise (Fats Sadi) - 6:50
g. Gamal Sadyin 'Em (Jimmy Woode) - 3:40
h. Ridin' High (Cole Porter) - 4:25

Issues: a-h on Saba (Ger) SB 15111 GT, MPS (Ger)15111 ST, MPS/BASF 21 20632, MPS (Jap) ULX-61, Universal (Jap) UCCM-9238 [CD] (January 2006), Universal (Jap) UCCU-3048 [CD] (issued September 2006).
Samplers: b also on  Universal (Jap) UCCM-4008 [CD] titled MPS FOR CAFÉ APRÈS-MIDI and Verve (Ger) 06024 98770986 [CD] titled EXOTIC JAZZ (VERVE JAZZ CLUB). f also on Verve (Ger) 06007 5301572 [CD] titled GREAT VIBES!.
Producer: Joachim E. Berendt.
Supervisor: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann
Notes: Fats Sadi


OUT OF THE BACKGROUND
Francy Boland
Cologne, Germany: Febraury 18, 1967

Francy Boland (p); Jimmy Woode, Jr. (b); Kenny Clarke (d); Fats Sadi (bgo).

a. Dark Eyes (Francy Boland) - 3:50
b. Dia-Bleu (Francy Boland) - 5:50

same, Fats Sadi out.

c. Gloria (Bronislau Kaper) - 5:00
d. You Just Hit The One You Love (Jack Sels/Francy Boland/
     Jimmy Woode) - 5:20

same, add Fats Sadi (bgo).

e. Wolf-Gang (Francy Boland) - 3:45
f. Father Klook (Francy Boland) - 3:35
g. Rosa De Luxe (Jimmy Woode) - 2:50

same, Fats Sadi out.

h. You Don't Know What Love Is (Don Raye) - 5:20

same, add Fats Sadi (bgo).

i. Espresso Loco (Francy Boland) - 2:50

Issues: a-i on Saba (Ger) SB 15137 ST, MPS (Ger) 15137 ST, MPS/BASF CRM 643, MPS/BASF 21 20643-1, MPS (F) 15070, Crystal 066 CRY 45794, MPS (Jap) POCJ-2825 [CD].
Samplers: a also on Verve (Ger) 06024 98770955 [CD] titled SWINGING JAZZ PIANO (VERVE JAZZ CLUB). c also on Session (Ger) 12000 ST, MPS/BASF CRF 844, MPS/BASF 10 20844-3 titled PIANO SELECTION. f also on MPS/BASF 10 22573-9, MPS (E) BAP 9004 titled PIANO POWER!. h also on MPS (Jap) 4DDP-3005 [CD] titled MPS RARE TRACKS. i also on MPS (Ger) 523 529-2 [CD] titled TALKIN' JAZZ VOLUME 2: MORE THEMES FROM THE BLACK FOREST and
MPS (Ger) 06025 1730453 [CD] titled TALKIN' JAZZ: LEGENDARY JAZZ GROOVES FROM THE BLACK FOREST (JAZZ CLUB).
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann
Notes: J.E. Berendt/Gigi Campi


Francy Boland Trio
Lindström Studios, Cologne, Germany: February 19, 1967
Francy Boland (p); Jimmy Woode, Jr. (b); Kenny Clarke (d).

a. Gamal Sady'n'Em (Jimmy Woode) - 4:59
b. Lonely Girl (Neal Hefti) - 2:48
c. Gyson's Bag (Jimmy Woode) - 4:58

Issues: a-c on Rearward (It) RW103 CD [CD] titled GRIFF 'N' BAGS (as by Johnny Griffin).
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann


JAZZ CONVENTION VOL. II: CONTEMPORARY JAZZ MOODS PLAYED
BY THE INTERNATIONAL POLL WINNING CLARKE-BOLAND BIG BAND

Clarke-Boland Big Band
Godorf, Germany: April 15, 1967
Rick Kiefer, Idress Sulieman, Shake Keane, Jimmy Deuchar (tp); Åke Persson, Nat Peck, Erik van Lier (tb); Derek Humble (as); Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, Carl Drevo (ts); Sahib Shibab (bs); Francy Boland (p, arr); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clare (d); Fats Sadi (perc).

a. Doleful City (possibly aka Doleful City and Charon The Demon
     With Eyes of Glowing Coal
) (Francy Boland)
b. Again To See The Stars (aka
And Thence We Issued Out
     Again To See The Stars
) (Francy Boland)
c. Circling And Sinking (Francy Boland) 
d. Love (Francy Boland)

same or similar, add Otto Bredl (tb).

e. Plutus (Francy Boland)

same or similar, Otto Bredl out.

f. Papa Satan (aka Papé Satan, Papé Satan Aleppe) (Francy Boland)
g. From The Fell Repast (Francy Boland)
h. Into The Second (Francy Boland)
i. What A Regal Aspect He Yet Retains (Francy Boland)
j. Oldos Negros (Gary McFarland)
k. Orquidea (Gary McFarland)
l. Uma Fita De Tres Cores (Francy Boland)
m. Uma Rosa So (Gary McFarland)

Note: (1) Kenny Clarke did not participate in this session, although his name appears as co-leader on the KPM release. (2) It's possible that d, g or h above could be a retitling of "Charon The Demon With Eyes Of Glowing Coal".

Issues: a-m on KPM (E) 03.
Samplers:
a, b, c, e, f & i on Emanon (Ger) One [CD] titled HISTORICALLY SPEAKING.


FLIRT AND DREAM
Francy Boland In The Background
Brussels, Belgium: May 28, 1967

Åke Persson, Nat Peck (tb); Francy Boland (p, arr); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke (d); Fats Sadi (perc) + 21 strings, Fernand Terb (cond); René Costy, Roger Speguel (contractor).

a. Double Play Gal (Francy Boland) - 3:12
b. Clown Princess (Francy Boland) - 2:38
c. A Blue Girl In A Red Sunrise (Francy Boland) - 4:53
d. Claudia (Carl Drevo) - 2:52
e. Turkish Girl (Francy Boland) - 2:35
f. Pretty And Childlike (Jack Sels) - 3:14
g. In The Darkness (Jack Sels) - 3:10
h. But Supposin' (Jimmy Woode) - 4:38
i. A Girl Mad As Birds (S. Bradford) - 2:12
j. Lillemor (Sahib Shihab/Jimmy Woode) - 2:14

Issues: a-j on Saba SB 15136 ST, MPS 15136 ST, MPS/BASF CRM 642, MPS/BASF 21 20642-3, Crystal 066 CRY 45795.
Samplers: e also on Verve (Ger) 06024 98770986 [CD] titled EXOTIC JAZZ (VERVE JAZZ CLUB).
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann
Notes: Georg Bergmann, Dickie Byrd


MUSIC FOR THE SMALL HOURS
Clarke Boland Sextett

EMI Studios, Berlin, Germany: June 16, 1967
Sahib Shihab (f); Francy Boland (p, arr); Jimmy Woode, Jr. (b); Kenny Clarke (d); Fats Sadi (vib, bgo); Joe Harris (perc).

a. Ebony Samba (Bonfa)
b. Tin Tin Deo (Gillespie)
c. Potter's Crossing (aka The Man From Potter's Crossing)
     (Jimmy Woode)
d. Wives & Lovers (Bacharach)
e. Lorraine (Gillespie)
f. Love Hungry (Sels)

same, except Jimmy Woode (b, vcl).

g. Lush Life (Strayhorn)
h. Please Don't Leave (Sahib Shihab)

same, Fats Sadi (marimba).

i. Ensadinado (Jimmy Woode)

same, Fats Sadi (vib).

j. Day By Day (Cahn)

Note: CBS (Ger) SMC 74 324 indicates recording date as June 16, 1967.
Rearward (It) RW101 CD [CD] indicates date is June 16, 1965. It is assumed here that the earlier release is correct.

Issues: a-j on CBS (Ger) SMC 74 324, Schema/Rearward (It) RW 120CD [CD].
Samplers: a-j also on a also on Rearward (It) RW101 CD [CD] titled
CALYPSO BLUES. h also on K.S.R. (Jap) KCCD-158 [CD] titled ROUTINE JAZZ #06 SELECTED BY KEI KOBAYASHI. j also on King (Jap) KICP-5042 [CD] titled ROUTINE JAZZ NO. 9 SELECTED BY KEI KOBAYASHI.
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann
Notes: Joe Schevardo


SAX NO END
Clarke-Boland Big Band
Rhenus
Studios, Cologne, Germany: June 18, 1967
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (ts) with Benny Bailey, Shake Keane, Idrees Sulieman, Jimmy Deuchar (tp); Åke Persson, Nat Peck, Eric van Lier (tb); Derek Humble (as); Carl Drevo (aka Karl Drewo), Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott (ts); Sahib Shihab (bs); Francy Boland (p, co-leader, arr); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke (d, co-leader); Fats Sadi (bgo).  

a. New Box (Francy Boland) - 6:05
     solos: Bailey, Shihab, Humble, Persson, Davis, Griffin
b. Sax No End (Francy Boland) - 5:00
     solo: Davis
c. Lockjaw Blues (Francy Boland) - 3:03
     solo: Davis
d. Milkshake (Kenny Clarke) - 5:00
     solos: Scott, Drevo, Davis, Shihab, Keane
e. Griff 'n' Jaw (aka Griff 'n' Jaws) (Francy Boland) - 3:30
     solos: Griffin, Davis

same, Davis out.

f. Griff's Groove (Francy Boland) - 5:02
     solos: Griffin, Bailey
g. The Turk (Francy Boland) - 2:20
h. Peter's Waltz (Sahib Shihab) - 4:58
     solos: Sulieman, Griffin, Shihab 

Issues: a-h on Pausa 7097, Saba (Ger) SB 15 138 ST, MPS/BASF CRM 644, MPS/BASF 21 20644-0, MPS 5C 064-61223, MPS (Jap) YS-2414, MPS (Jap) ULX-39-P, Universal (Jap) UCCM-9204 [CD]. a-h on Prestige PR 7634 titled FIRE, SOUL, HEAT & GUTS!.
Samplers: a-h also on
MPS (Ger) 523 525-2 [CD] titled TWO ORIGINALS. a, b, c, d, f & g also on MPS/BASF MC 25102 titled BIG BAND SOUND. a, b & f also on MPS/BASF (E) BAB 9003 titled THE BEST OF THE CLARKE-BOLAND BIG BAND. b also on MPS 156-530 70/79 titled MPS 10th ANNIVERSARY - A CRITIC'S CHOICE OF GREAT JAZZ RECORDINGS, Session (Ger) 12004, MPS/BASF (Ger) 10 20861-3 titled BERLIN '70, Center (Ger) 17028 ST titled JAZZ AS YOU LIKE IT, Franklin Mint 96 titled THE ARCHIVE COLLECTION OF GREAT JAZZ RECORDINGS: BIG BAND JAZZ and Delta (Ger) 55 905 [CD], Delta (E) 66 032 [CD] titled THE ART OF SAX. b, c, e & h also on Emanon (Ger) One [CD] titled HISTORICALLY SPEAKING.
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann
Notes: Joachim E. Berendt


OUT OF THE FOLK BAG
Clarke Boland Big Band
EMI Studios, Cologne, Germany, July 31, 1967
Benny Bailey, Idrees Sulieman, Shake Keane, Jimmy Deuchar (tp); Nat Peck, Torolf Mølgaard, Eric van Lier (tb); Derek Humble (as) Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, Carl Drevo (aka Karl Drewo) (ts); Sahib Shihab (bs, f); Francy Boland (p, arr); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke, Kenny Clare (d); Fats Sadi (vib,perc).

a. Belgium: Nice Bunch (Bosseret) - 2:58
     solo: Boland (p)
b. England: Greensleeves (traditional) - 4:00
     solos: Deuchar (tp), Keane (flhrn), Sulieman (tp), Bailey (tp)
c. Italy: Funiculi, Funicula (L. Denza) - 3:27          
     solos: Deuchar (tp), Keane (tp), Suliemna (tp), Bailey (tp), Scott (ts),
     Griffin (ts), Drevo (ts)
d. Poland: Nights In Warsaw (traditional) - 3:07
     solos: Humble (as), Keane (tp), Shihab (bs), Bailey (tp)

same, except Kenny Clarke, Francy Boland, Jimmy Woode (arr).

e. USA: I Don't Want Nothin' (traditional) - 4:25
     solo: Shahib (bs), Sulieman (tp), Griffin (ts)

same, except Francy Boland (arr).

f. Turkey: The Turk (traditional) - 2:52
g. Canada: Here The Good Wind Comes
     (aka The Good Wind Is Here) - 5:49        
     solos: Shahib (f), Scott (ts), Suliemna (tp)   

same, except Jimmy Woode, Francy Boland (arr).

h. Yugoslavia: Return (traditional) - 3:40  

same, except Francy Boland (arr).

i. Sweden: Dear Old Stockholm (traditional) - 4:51
     solos: Sadi (vib),
Mølgaard (tb)

Note: "The Turk" issued by Supraphon has an additional trumpet solo at the start of the tune.

Issues: a-i on Columbia (Ger) SMC 74 323
Samplers:
a-d also on Emanon (Ger) One [CD] titled HISTORICALLY SPEAKING. b-g also on Supraphon (Cz)0150477, Supraphon (Cz)1150477 titled KENNY CLARKE/FRANCY BOLAND. b-g also on SUA (Cz) ST55988 titled FRANCY BOLAND & KENNY CLARKE FAMOUS ORCHESTRA.
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann


Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland
unknown location, unknown date.

a. Tarantas Drive
b. Old Stuff
c. Sunday At Ten
d. Sabbath Message

Issues: a & b on Supraphon (Cz)0150477, Supraphon (Cz)1150477 titled KENNY CLARKE/FRANCY BOLAND. a-d also on SUA (Cz) ST55988 titled FRANCY BOLAND & KENNY CLARKE FAMOUS ORCHESTRA.


JAZZ CONVENTION VOLUME 1
Kenny Clarke Francy Boland Big Band
Köln, Germany: August 26, 1967

Benny Bailey, Dusko Gojkovic, Idrees Sulieman, Jimmy Deuchar (tp); Eric Van Lier, Ake Person, Nat Peck (tb); Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, Tony Coe (ts); Sahib Shihab (bs, ss); Derek Humble (as); Derek Humble (as); Francy Boland (p, arr); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke, Kenny Clare (?) (d).

a. New Box (Francy Boland) - 5:28
b. Milk Shake (Francy Boland) - 5:13
c. Dia Blue (aka Dia Bleu, Dia Blues) (Francy Boland) - 6:37
d. Open Door (Francy Boland) - 4:05
e. Total Blues (Francy Boland) - 3:07
f. Griff's Groove (Francy Boland) - 4:50
g. Duas Rosas (Gary McFarland) - 2:10
h. A Rosa Negra (Gary McFarland) - 2:00

Note: KPM (E) INT 02 indicates that October 20, 1967, is the recording date.

Issues: a-h on KPM (E) INT 02.
Samplers: a-e & g-h also on Muse MR 5056, Happy Bird (Ger) 90076, Tobacco Road (Ger) 2544 titled OPEN DOOR. f also on Happy Bird (Ger) 90097 titled JAZZ 2000: THE SOUND OF BLUES & JAZZ.
Producer: Gigi Campi


JAZZ AM RHEIN
Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Sextet
Live "Kolner Rheinpark", Cologne, Germany: September 17, 1967

Idrees Sulieman (tp); Åke Persson (tb); Sahib Shihab (bs, f); Francy Boland (p, arr); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke (d).

a. Potter's Crossing (Jimmy Woode)
b. Young Turks (Francy Boland)   

Note: Other titles without Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Sextet.

Issues: b on Columbia (Ger) SMC 74 334.


Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band
EMI Studios, Cologne, Germany: September 19, 1967

Benny Bailey, Shake Keane, Jimmy Deuchar, Ahmed Muvaffak Falay (tp); Åke Persson, Nat Peck (tb); Derek Humble (as); Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, Tony Coe (ts); Sahib Shihab (bs, f); Francy Boland (p, co-leader, arr); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke (d, co-leader); Fats Sadi (perc).

a. Peter's Waltz (Sahib Shahib) - 5:40
     solos: Humble (as), Griffin (ts), Griffin (bs)
b. Cara Fea (Francy Boland) - 3:57
     solo: Persson (tb)
c. Night Lady (Francy Boland) - 4:11
     solos: Drewo (ts), Boland (p), Persson (tb)
  

Issues: a-c on Rearward (It) RW106 CD [CD] titled OUR KINDA STRAUSS.
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann


LIVE IN PRAGUE 1967
Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band
Telecast "Ceska Televize", Prague, Czech Republic: October 22,
1967
Benny Bailey, Idrees Sulieman, Jimmy Deuchar, Dusko Goykovich (tp); Åke Persson, Nat Peck, Eric van Lier (tb); Derek Humble (as); Johnny Griffin, Don Menza, Tony Coe, Ronnie Scott (ts); Sahib Shihab (bs); Francy Boland (p, arr); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke, Kenny Clare (d); Fats Sadi (vib, bgo).

a. My Favorite Things (Richard Rodgers/ Oscar Hammerstein II) - 3:26
b. Griff's Groove (Francy Boland) - 4:11
c. Box 703, Washington DC (Francy Boland) - 5:48
d. Here The Good Wind Comes (Francy Boland) - 8:12
e. Nights In Warsaw (Francy Boland) - 4:36
f. What A Regal Aspect He Yet Remains (Francy Boland) - 5:33
g. Ramo De Flores (Gary McFarland) - 2:00
h. I Don't Want Nothin' (Kenny Clarke) - 7:20
i. The Turk (Francy Boland) - 6:36
j. And The Hence We Issued Out To See The Stars (Francy Boland) - 4:08
k. Kenny & Kenny (Clarke/Clare) - 1:37

Issues: a-k on Impro-Jazz (Eu) IJ 514 [DVD]


17 MEN AND THEIR MUSIC
The Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band
Köln, Germany:
November/December 1967
Benny Bailey, Idrees Sulieman, Shake Keane, Jimmy Deuchar (tp); Åke Persson, Nat Peck, Eric van Lier (tb); Derek Humble (as); Don Menza, Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott (ts); Sahib Shihab (bs, f); Francy Boland (p, co-leader, arr); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke (d, co-leader); Kenny Clare (d); Fats Sadi (perc).

a. Resurrection   
b. Woody Nightshade        
c. New Eye        
d. Mauve        
e. The 18th Man        
f. Klook's Report        
g. Personeske        
h. Hopeless         
i. Shihab, Humble & Co.        
j. You Dig It        
k. The Griffin        
l. Kenny And Kenny        

Issues: a-l on Campi (It) SJG-12004
Producer: Gigi Campi


Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band
EMI Studios, Cologne, Germany: November 13, 1967

Benny Bailey, Idrees Sulieman, Shake Keane, Jimmy Deuchar (tp); Åke Persson, Nat Peck, Eric van Lier (tb); Derek Humble (as); Johnny Griffin, Tony Coe , Ronnie Scott (ts); Sahib Shihab (bs, f); Francy Boland (p, co-leader, arr); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke (d, co-leader); Kenny Clare (d).

a. Nights In Warsaw (Francy Boland) - 3:08
     solos: Humble (as), Keane (tp), Shihab (bs), Bailey (tp)
b. Greensleeves (traditional) - 4:02
     solos: Bailey (tp), Keane (tp)

Issues: a-b on Rearward (It) RW106 CD [CD] titled OUR KINDA STRAUSS.
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann


SKETCHES FROM THE 'FACES' SUITE
The Clarke-Boland Big Band

EMI Studios, Cologne, Germany: December 14, 1967

Benny Bailey, Idrees Sulieman, Shake Keane, Jimmy Deuchar (tp);
Åke Persson, Nat Peck, Eric van Lier (tb); Derek Humble (as); Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, Don Menza (ts); Sahib Shihab (bs); Francy Boland (p, co-leader, arr); Jimmy Woode, Jr. (b); Kenny Clarke (d, co-leader); Kenny Clare (d).

a. Vortograph (Francy Boland) - 3:56
     solos: Shihab, Humble 
b. The Griffin (Francy Boland) - 1:41
     solo: Griffin
c. Macrographs (Francy Boland) - 3:47
     solos: Bailey, Clarke, Clare

Issues: None
Samplers: a-c on Emanon (Ger) One [CD] titled HISTORICALLY SPEAKING.
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann


SELECTION FROM 'GYSON'S SESSION 1967'
The Clarke-Boland Big Band

EMI Studios, Cologne, Germany: December 15, 1967

Benny Bailey, Idrees Sulieman, Shake Keane, Jimmy Deuchar (tp);
Åke Persson, Nat Peck, Eric van Lier (tb); Derek Humble (as); Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, Don Menza (ts); Sahib Shihab (bs, f); Francy Boland (p, co-leader, arr); Jimmy Woode, Jr. (b); Kenny Clarke (d, co-leader); Kenny Clare (d).

a. Volcano (Kenny Clarke) - 4:04
b. The Wildman (Kenny Clarke) - 4:56
     solos: Keane, Shihab, Bailey, Griffin
c. Sonor (Kenny Clarke) - 3:02
     solos: Menza, Bailey, Sulieman
d. You Dig It (Francy Boland) - 3:18
     solos: Bailey, Griffin
e. New Eye (Francy Boland) - 2:58
     solos: Humble, Sulieman, Shihab

Issues: None
Samplers: a-e on Emanon (Ger) One [CD] titled HISTORICALLY SPEAKING.
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann


MIDNIGHT MOOD
Mark Murphy

Lindström Studios, Cologne, Germany: December 18, 1967
Mark Murphy (vcl) with Jimmy Deuchar (tp); Åke Persson (tb); Derek Humble (as); Ronnie Scott (ts); Sahib Shihab (bs, f); Francy Boland (p, co-leader, arr); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke (d, co-leader).

a. Jump For Joy (Duke Ellington/Ben Webster) - 4:40
b. I Don't Want Nothin' (Kenny Clarke/Jimmy Woode) - 2:47
c. Why And How (Jimmy Deuchar/Mark Murphy) - 2:58
d. Alone Together (Dietz/Schwartz) - 3:00
e. You Fascinate Me (Coleman/Leigh) - 4:10
f. Hopeless (Francy Boland/Mark Murphy) - 4:26
g. Sconsolato (Jimmy Woode) - 3:46
h. My Ship (George Gershwin) - 3:49
i. Just Give Me Time (Francy Boland/Jimmy Woode) - 2:35
j. I Get Along Without You Well (Hoagy Carmichael) - 4:42

Issues: a-j on Pausa PR-7023, Saba (Ger) SB 15151 ST, MPS 15151 ST, MPS/BASF CRM 654, MPS/BASF 21 20654-8, MPS (Ger) 06024 9872742 [CD], MPS (Jap) POCJ-2167 [CD].
Samplers: c also on
Motor (Ger) 516 798-1, Motor (Ger) 516 797-2 [CD] titled MOJO CLUB PRESENTS DANCEFLOOR JAZZ VOL. III: WORK TO DO, Verve (E) 525 561-2 [CD] titled THE SOUL OF JAZZ: VOLUME 2 and Verve (Ger) 0602498374412 [CD] titled SOUL JAZZ (VERVE JAZZ CLUB). g also on MPS (Ger) 591 199-2 [CD] titled TALKIN' JAZZ: THEMES FROM THE BLACK FOREST, Universal (Jap) UCCM-4008 [CD] titled MPS FOR CAFÉ APRÈS-MIDI and Verve (Ger) 06024 98770986 [CD] titled EXOTIC JAZZ (VERVE JAZZ CLUB). i also on MPS (Ger) 553 585-2 [CD] titled TALKIN' JAZZ VOL. III and MPS (Ger) 06025 1730453 [CD] titled TALKIN' JAZZ: LEGENDARY JAZZ GROOVES FROM THE BLACK FOREST (JAZZ CLUB).
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann
Notes: Keith Lightbody


ALL SMILES
Gigi Campi Presents 17 Men And Their Music 2
The Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band

Lindström Studios, Cologne, Germany: May 13 and 14, 1968

Benny Bailey, Idrees Sulieman, Jimmy Deuchar, Sonny Grey (tp);
Åke Persson, Nat Peck, Eric van Lier (tb); Derek Humble (as); Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, Tony Coe (ts); Sahib Shihab (bs, f); Francy Boland (p, co-leader, arr); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke (d, co-leader); Kenny Clare (d); Dave Pike (vib).

a. Let's Face The Music And Dance (I. Berlin) - 3:23
     solo: Pike (vib)
b. I'm All Smiles (L. Martin) - 3:25
     solos: Shihab (f), Pike (vib)
c. You Stepped Out Of A Dream (N.H. Brown) - 3:03
d. I'm Glad There Is You (J. Dorsey) - 3:29
     solo: Bailey (flhrn)
e. Get Out Of Town (Cole Porter) - 4:47
     solos: Persson (tb), Deuchar (tp)
f. By Strauss (G. Gershwin) - 3:35
     solos: Boland (p), Scott (ts)
g. When Your Lover Has Gone (Swan) - 4:16
     solo: Sulieman (tp)
h. Gloria (B. Kaper) - 4:21
     solo: Coe (ts)
i. Sweet And Lovely (Arnheim/Tobias/Lemar) - 3:36
     solo: Griffin (ts)
j. High School Cadets (Sousa/Boland) - 2:05

Note: Emanon (Ger) One [CD] indicates a, c, g & h all recorded on May 13, 1968. Emanon (Ger) One [CD] also indicates recording studio to be EMI Studios, Cologne.

Issues: a-j on MPS/BASF MB 29686, MPS (Ger) 15214 ST, MPS/BASF CRM 686, MPS/BASF 21 29686-5, MPS (Ger) 06024 9814790 [CD], Polydor (E) 583 727, MPS (F) 15023, MPS (Jap) YS-2407, Universal (Jap) UCCM-9205 [CD]. a-j also on Prestige PR 7699 titled LET'S FACE THE MUSIC.
Samplers:
a-j also on MPS/BASF 22 22726-3, MPS 88018-2 titled SMILES.  a, c, g & h also on Emanon (Ger) One [CD] titled HISTORICALLY SPEAKING. a also on MPS/BASF (Ger) 10 22155-5 titled GIANT COLLECTION. e, h & i also on MPS/BASF (E) BAB 9003 titled THE BEST OF THE CLARKE-BOLAND BIG BAND.
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann
Notes: Manfred Miller


SEEDS
Sahib Shihab
Cologne, Germany: June 9, 1968

Sahib Shihab (bs, f) with Francy Boland (p, arr), Jimmy Woode (b), Kenny Clarke (d); Fats Sadi (vib, marimba, bgo).

a. Seeds (Sahib Shihab) - 4:05
b. Set Up (Jimmy Woode) - 3:00

same, add Joe Harris (perc).

c. Peter's Waltz (Sahib Shihab) - 5:07
d. End Of A Love Affair (E. Redding) - 3:59

same or similar.

e. Who'll Buy My Dream (Jimmy Woode) - 3:57
f. Jay Jay (Kenny Clarke) - 2:55
g. Another Samba (Sahib Shihab) - 3:06
h. My Kind Of World (Jimmy Woode) - 3:48
i. Uma Fita De Tres Cores (Francy Boland) - 3:04

same, Jean Warland (b) replaces Jimmy Woode.

j. Mauve (Francy Boland) - 3:05
k. The Wild Man (Kenny Clarke) - 3:40

Issues: a-c & e-k on Vogue (Ger) LDVS 17165, Young Blood (E) SSYB 12, Schema/Rearward (It) RW 122CD [CD].
Samplers: b-d on Rearward (It) RW102 CD [CD] titled SAHIB SHIHAB AND ALL THOSE CATS.

Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann
Notes: Manfred Miller


FACES
Gigi Campi Presents 17 Men And Their Music 1
The Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band

Sonopress Studios, Cologne, Germany: June 28 and 29, 1968

Benny Bailey, Idrees Sulieman, Jimmy Deuchar, Dusko Gojkovic (tp);
Åke Persson, Nat Peck, Eric van Lier (tb); Derek Humble (as); Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, Tony Coe (ts); Sahib Shihab (bs, f); Francy Boland (p, co-leader, arr); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke (d, co-leader); Kenny Clare (d); Fats Sadi (vib, perc).

a. 1st Movement: Vortographs (Francy Boland) - 10:31
     solos: Shihab (f), Deuchar (tp), Sadi (vib), Coe (ts), Gojkovic (flhrn)
b. 2nd Movement: Solarisation (Francy Boland) - 8:12
     solos: Boland (p), Sulieman (tp), Peck (tb), Scott (ts)
c. 3rd Movement: Panchromatic (Francy Boland) - 3:40
     solos: Shihab (bs), Humble (as)
d. 4th Movement: Macrographic (Francy Boland) - 12:37
     solos: Woode (b), van Lier (b-tb), Griffin (ts), Persson (tb); Bailey (tp),
     Clarke, Clare (d)

Issues: a-d on MPS 15218 ST, MPS/BASF CRM 689, MPS/BASF 21 29689-1, Polydor (E) 583 739, MPS (F) 15019, MPS (Ger) 06025 2759304 [CD], MPS (Jap) ULX-50-P, MPS (Jap) YS-2411, Crystal 066 CRY 45791.
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann
Notes: Bob Houston


MORE
Kenny Clarke Francy Boland Big Band
International Recording Studios, Rome, Italy: July 17, 1968
collective personnel prob. inc. Benny Bailey (tp, flhrn); Idrees Sulieman, Shake Keane and/or Dusko Gojkovic, Jimmy Deuchar (tp); Åke Persson, Nat Peck, Eric Van Lier (tb); Derek Humble (as); Johnny Griffin, Don Menza and/or Tony Coe, Ronnie Scott (ts); Sahib Shihab (bs, f); Francy Boland (p, arr); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke, prob. Kenny Clare (d); prob. Fats Sadi (vib, perc).

a. Sette Uomini d'Oro (from Sette Uomini d' Orso/Seven Golden Men)
     (A. Trovaioli) - 4:03
b. Roma Nun Fa' la Stupida Stasera (from Rugantino)
    
(P. Garinei/S. Giovannini/A. Trovaioli) - 2:12
c. More
(from Mondo Cane/A Dog's World)
     (N. Newell/M. Ciorciolini/N. Oliviero/R. Ortolani) - 3:05

same, Ralph Ferraro (arr).

d. Je M'en Fous (from Mondo Cane/A Dog's World)
     (M. Ciorciolini/N. Oliviero/R. Ortolani) - 3:05
e. Questi Vent'anni Miei (from I Malamondo/Funny World)
    
(F. Torti/G. Castaldo/E. Morricone) - 3:06
f. Passerella di Otto e Mezzo (from Otto E Mezzo/8 1/2)
     (N. Rota) - 2:44
g. Canto d'Amore (from Divorzio All' Italiana/Divorce Italian Style)
     (N. Nicotra/C. Rustichelli) - 3:26
h. Voglio Bene Al Mondo (from Mondo Cane No. 2)
     (F. Torti/G. Castaldo/N. Oliviero) - 3:04

same, Mario Bertolazzi (arr).

i. Your Smile (from Tre Notti d'Amore) (P. Piccioni) - 2:22
j. La Hora de la Verdad (from Il Momento Della Verità/
     The Moment Of Truth)
(P. Piccioni) - 3:48
k. Saxology (M. Bertolazzi) - 2:48


Issues: a-k on Campi (It) SJG 12006, Cam Jazz CAMJ 7741-2 [CD] (issued 2003). a-k also on Seven Seas (Jap) KICJ-167 [CD] titled MORE JAZZ (issued July 1993). a-k also on Cam Jazz (It) CVS 900002 [CD] titled JAZZ IN THE MOVIES - MORE JAZZ (issued 1998). a-k also on Cam Jazz (Jap) CPC8-5145 [CD] titled MORE JAZZ IN THE MOVIES (issued 2002).
Producer: Gigi Campi and Giuseppe Giacchi
Engineer: Pino Mastroianni
Notes: John Legg


JAZZ CONVENTION VOL. III
Clarke-Boland Big Band
prob. Cologne, Germany, August 1, 1968
Benny Bailey (tp, flhrn); Idrees Sulieman, Jimmy Deuchar, Dusko Goykovich (tp); Ake Persson, Nat Peck, Eric van Lier (tb); Derek Humble (as); Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, Tony Coe (ts); Sahib Shihab (f, bs); Francy Boland (p, arr); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke, Kenny Clare (d); Fats Sadi (vib, bgo).   

a. The Turk   
b. Mack's Truck      
c. Turkish Girls      
d. Tarantas Drive      
e. Sunday At Ten      
f. Kibla's Mood      
g. Tahir Haki Sur      
h. High Beg's      
i. Oryge      
j. Bis Millah      
k. Bonpos Walk      
l. Ramo de Flores      
m. Uum Mannie Uum (sic)      
n. Un Graso De Areia      

Issues: a-n on KPM (E) INT 04.


Clarke-Boland Sextet
Lindström Studios, Cologne, Germany: August 13, 1968

Idrees Sulieman (tp);
Åke Persson (tb); Sahib Shihab (bs, f); Francy Boland (p); Jimmy Woode, Jr. (b); Kenny Clarke (d).

a. The Turk's Bolero (Francy Boland) - 2:49
b. The Girl And The Turk (Francy Boland) - 4:03
c. Muvaffak's Pad (Francy Boland) - 6:19

Issues: a-c on Rearward (It) RW103 CD [CD] titled GRIFF 'N' BAGS (as by Johnny Griffin).
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann


LADY HEAVY BOTTOMS WALTZ
Johnny Griffin
EMI
Studios, Cologne, Germany: August 27, 1968
Johnny Griffin (ts) with Benny Bailey (tp, flhrn);
Åke Persson (tb); Sahib Shihab (bs); Francy Boland (p); Jimmy Woode, Jr. (b); Kenny Clarke, Kenny Clare (d).

a. Foot Patting (G. Duvivier) - 6:11
b. Please Send Me Someone To Love (P. Mayfield) - 5:27
c. The Turk's Bolero (Francy Boland) - 3:16
d. Deep Eight (Francy Boland) - 5:22
e. A Handful Of Soul (Dusko Gojkovic/Jimmy Woode) - 4:12
f. The Jamfs Are Coming (Johnny Griffin) - 4:48
g. Lady Heavy Bottoms Waltz (Johnny Griffin) - 4:48

Note: Tom Lord's discography lists this as an August 27, 1967, recording.

Issues: a-g on Vogue (Ger) LDVS 17164, Rearward (It) RW 123LP, Rearward (It) RW 128CD [CD]. a-g also on Kingdom Jazz (E) GATE 7020 titled THE SWINGING JOHNNY GRIFFIN.
Samplers: a, b, d, f & g on Rearward (It) RW103 CD [CD] titled
GRIFF 'N' BAGS.
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann


MY KIND OF WORLD
Gitte & The Band
Lindström Studios, Cologne, Germany: August 13, 1968

Gitte Haenning (vcl) with Benny Bailey, Idrees Sulieman, Derek Watkins, Dusko Gojkovic (tp);
Åke Persson, Nat Peck, Eric Van Lier (tb); Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, Tony Coe (ts); Derek Humble (as); John Surman (bs, ss); Francy Boland (p, arr, co-leader); Jimmy Wood, Jr. (b); Kenny Clarke (d, co-leader); Kenny Clare (d).

a. My Kind Of World (aka My Kinda World) (Jimmy Woode) - 2:59
b. A Sack Full Of Dreams (McFarland/Svaray) - 3:41
c. A World Without Love (Lennon/McCartney) - 2:07
d. Go To Hell (Morris/Bailea Jr.) - 3:34
e. Imagination (Van Heusen/Burke) - 3:25
f. Please Send Me Someone To Love (Mayfield) - 3:10
g. Out Of This World (Arlen) - 1:22
h. Marriage Is For (The) Old Folks (Shuman/Carr) - 3:35
i. I Love The Life I Live (Dixon) - 2:22
j. November Girl (Francy Boland/Jimmy Woode) - 4:37

prob. same or similar.

k. Not Too Young To Sing The Blues
l. What Is A Life Without Music

Issues: a-j on Hör Zu (Ger) SHZE 280. a-j also on Bureau B (Ger) BB 01 [CD] titled GITTE HAENNING MEETS THE FRANCY BOLAND KENNY CLARKE BIG BAND. a-l also on S*R International (Ger) 92 627 titled GITTE SINGS JAZZ.
Producer:
Jimmy Woode and Wolfgang Hirschmann
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann
Notes: Walter Haas (Hör Zu (Ger) SHZE 280). Gitte Haenning Johannson, Gigi Campi, Jimmy Woode (Bureau B (Ger) BB 01 [CD]).


LATIN KALEIDOSCOPE
Gigi Campi Presents 17 Men And Their Music 3
The Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band
Lindström Studios, Cologne, Germany: August 28 and 29, 1968

Benny Bailey, Idrees Sulieman, Milo Pavlovic, Jimmy Deuchar, Dusko Gojkovic (tp);
Åke Persson, Nat Peck, Eric Van Lier (tb); Derek Humble, Phil Woods, Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, Tony Coe, Sahib Shihab (reeds); Francy Boland (p, arr, co-leader); Jimmy Woode, Jean Warland (b); Kenny Clarke (d, co-leader); Kenny Clare, Shake Keane, Al "Tootie" Heath, Tony Inzalaco, Sabu Martinez (perc).

Latin Kaleidoscope
Suite In Three Movements
(Gary McFarland/Francy Boland)
  1st Movement

     a. Un Grão De Areia - 4:57
     b. Duas Rosas - 2:20
  2nd Movement
     c. A Rosa Negra - 1:57
     d. Uma Fita De Três Cores - 4:47
  3rd Movement
     e. Olhos Negros - 4:00
     f. Ramo De Flores - 2:00
Cuban Fever
Suite In Three Movements
(Francy Boland)
  1st Movement
     g. Fiebre Cubana - 2:45
     h. Mambo De Las Brujas - 4:09
     i. Extraño Sueño - 4:00
  2nd Movement
     j. Cara Bruja - 2:06
  3rd Movement
     k. Crepúsculo Y Aurora - 6:47

Issues: a-k on Prestige PR-7760, MPS (Ger) 15213 ST, MPS/BASF CRM 685, MPS/BASF 21 29685-7, MPS (F) 15033, MPS/BASF (E) BMP 29685-7, MPS (Ger) 583 726, MPS (Ger) 06025 2759201 [CD], MPS (Jap) YS-2418, Campi (It) SJG 12005.
Samplers: a-k also on
MPS (Ger) 529 095-2 [CD] titled THREE LATIN ADVENTURES. a also on MPS (Ger) 553 585-2 [CD] titled TALKIN' JAZZ VOL. III, Universal (Jap) UCCM-4009 [CD] titled FREE SOUL: THE CLASSIC OF MPS, MPS (Ger) 547 415-2 [CD] titled SUPERCOOL, MPS (Ger) 06024 9822040 5 [CD] titled MPS JAZZWORKS, Verve (Ger) 06024 98374412 [CD] titled SOUL JAZZ (VERVE JAZZ CLUB) and MPS (Ger) 06025 1730453 [CD] titled TALKIN' JAZZ: LEGENDARY JAZZ GROOVES FROM THE BLACK FOREST (JAZZ CLUB). a (Matthew Herbert Remix) also on MPS (Ger) 06024 9817441 8 [CD] titled MPS JAZZREWORKS. g & h also on Verve 314 557 363-2 [CD] titled TALKIN' VERVE: MAMBOMANIA.
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann
Notes: Manfred Mitchell


FELLINI 712
Gigi Campi Presents 17 Men And Their Music 4
The Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band
Lindström Studios, Cologne, Germany: December 2 and 3, 1968

Benny Bailey, Idrees Sulieman, Dusko Gojkovic, Jimmy Deuchar (tp);
Åke Persson, Nat Peck, Eric Van Lier (tb); Derek Humble, Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, Tony Coe, Sahib Shihab (reeds); Francy Boland (p, arr, co-leader); Jean Warland (b); Kenny Clarke (d, co-leader); Kenny Clare (d).

a. 1st Movement: Villa Radieuse (Francy Boland) - 11:28
     solos: Shihab (f, ss), Coe (cl), Warland (b), Scott (ts)
b. 2nd Movement: 'Tween Dusk And Dawn In Via Urbana
     (Francy Boland) - 6:48 - solos: Bailey, Gojkovic (flhrn)
c. 3rd Movement: Rosati At Popolo Square (Francy Boland) - 15:10
     solos: Warland (b), Sulieman, Gojkovic (tp), Scott, Coe, Griffin (ts)

Issues: a-c on MPS (Ger) 15220 ST, MPS/BASF CRM 691, MPS/BASF 21 29691-1, MPS (Ger) 06024 9814805 [CD], MPS (F) 15073?. MPS (Jap) YS 2318, Crystal 066 CRY 45792, MPS (Jap) UCCM-9206 [CD].
Samplers: a-c also on MPS (Ger) 529 095-2 [CD] titled THREE LATIN ADVENTURES. a (3:47 edit as "D-Minor Blues") also on
MPS (Ger) 523 525-2 [CD] titled TWO ORIGINALS.
Producer:
Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann
Notes: Derek Jewell


Milt Jackson
Electrola
Studios, Cologne, Germany: February 2, 1969
S
ahib Shihab (f); Francy Boland (p); Jimmy Woode, Jr. (b); Kenny Clarke (d); Milt Jackson (vib).

a. Just Friends (F. Klenner/S.M. Lewis) - 4:14

Francy Boland (p); Jimmy Woode, Jr. (b); Kenny Clarke (d); Milt Jackson (vcl).

b. I'm A Fool To Want You (Wolf/Herron/Sinatra) - 4:23

Sahib Shihab (f); Francy Boland (p); Jimmy Woode, Jr. (b); Kenny Clarke (d); Milt Jackson (vib).

c. The Jumpin' Blues (Jay McShann)
     (listed as Blues For K by Milt Jackson) - 4:59
d. Like Someone In Love (J. Burke/J.Van Heusen) - 4:23

without Sahib Shihab (f).

e. Just You, Just Me (R. Klages/J. Greer) - 2:36

Issues: a-e on Rearward (It) RW103 CD [CD] titled GRIFF 'N' BAGS (as by Johnny Griffin).
Samplers: b also on Vogue (Ger) LDVS 17243
, Schema (It) RW 119CD [CD] titled COMPANIONSHIP (as by Sahib Shihab).
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann


VOLCANO
Album 1
Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland And The Band Live At Ronnie's
Live at Ronnie Scott's Club, London, England: February 11, 1969

Benny Bailey, Idrees Sulieman, Dusko Gojkovic, Tony Fisher (tp); Åke Persson, Nat Peck, Eric van Lier (tb); Derek Humble (as); Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott (ts); Tony Coe (ts, cl); Sahib Shihab (bs); Francy Boland (p, co-leader, arr); Ron Mathewson (b); Kenny Clarke (d, co-leader); Kenny Clare (d).  

a. Box 703 (Francy Boland) - 10:40
     solos: Sulieman (tp), Boland (p), Humble (as), Gojkovic (tp),
     Persson (tb), Shihab (bs)
b. Griff's Groove (Francy Boland) - 10:10
     solos: Griffin (ts), Bailey (tp)
c. Volcano (Kenny Clarke) - 4:30
     solos: Clarke, Clare (d)
d. Love Which To No Loved One Permits Excuse For Loving
     (from The "Inferno Suite")
(Francy Boland) - 3:20
e. Now Hear My Meanin' (Jimmy Woode) - 5:40
     solos: Humble (as), Persson (tb), Shihab (bs).
f. And Thence We Issued Out Again To See The Stars
     (from the "Inferno Suite")
(Francy Boland) - 5:45
     solos: Clarke, Clare (d)

Note: Album sleeve indicates recording date as February 28, 1969.

Issues: a-f on Polydor 24-4501, Polydor (E) 583.054, Polydor (CA) 543078, Session 12006 ST, MPS/BASF CRF 849, MPS/BASF 10 29849-3, MPS (Jap) 24-4501, Rearward (It) RW 138 Vol. 1.
Samplers: a-f also on
MPS/BASF 22 22728-4, MPS 88019-2 titled LIVE AT RONNIE SCOTT'S, Emanon (Ger) II [CD] titled BLOWING THE COBWEBS OUT and Rearward (it) RW 138 [CD] titled VOLCANO/ RUE CHAPTAL: THE COMPLETE LIVE RECORDINGS AT RONNIE SCOTT'S. e also on Pye (E) ND 5004 titled RONNIE SCOTT'S 20th ANNIVERSARY ALBUM. f also on King (Jap) KIS003 [CD] titled ROUTINE JAZZ #10.
Producer: Gigi Campi, Chris Whent
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann
Notes: Mike Hennessey, Max Jones


RUE CHAPTAL
Album 2
Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland And The Band Live At Ronnie's
Live at Ronnie Scott's Club, London, England: February 11, 1969

Benny Bailey, Idrees Sulieman, Dusko Gojkovic, Tony Fisher (tp); Åke Persson, Nat Peck, Eric van Lier (tb); Derek Humble (as); Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott (ts); Tony Coe (ts, cl); Sahib Shihab (bs, ss); Francy Boland (p, co-leader, arr); Ron Mathewson (b); Kenny Clarke (d, co-leader); Kenny Clare (d).  

a. Rue Chaptal (Kenny Clarke) - 4:00
     solos: Baily, Sulieman, Gojkovic, Fisher (tp)
b. I Don't Want Nothin' (aka I Don't Want Nothin' From Nobody And
     I Ain't Giving Nothin' Away
) (Kenny Clarke) - 3:30
     solos: Shihab (bs), Sulieman (tp)
c. Sax No End (Francy Boland) - 11:30
     solos: Griffin, Coe, Scott (ts)
d. You Stepped Out Of A Dream (N.H. Brown) - 3:20
e. Fellini 712 (Blues) (aka D Minor Blues) (Francy Boland) - 3:40
     solos: Shihab (ss), Coe (cl), Scott (ts)
f. The Girl & The Turk (from the "Middle East-East Suite")
     (Francy Boland) - 6:00
     solos: Boland (p), Bailey (tp)
g. Kenny & Kenny (from the "Faces Suite") (Francy Boland) - 7:00
     solos: Clarke, Clare (d)

Issues: a-g on Polydor (E) 583.055, Polydor (CA) 543079, Session 12007 ST, MPS/BASF CRF 850, MPS/BASF 10 29850-7, MPS (Jap) YS-2516, MPS (Jap) UPS-2119, Rearward (It) RW 138 Vol. 2.
Samplers: a-g also on
MPS/BASF 22 22728-4, MPS 88019-2 titled LIVE AT RONNIE SCOTT'S. a-g also on Rearward (it) RW 138 [CD] titled VOLCANO/ RUE CHAPTAL: THE COMPLETE LIVE RECORDINGS AT RONNIE SCOTT'S. a-e, f (edit) & g also on Emanon (Ger) II [CD] titled BLOWING THE COBWEBS OUT.
Producer: Gigi Campi, Chris Whent
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann
Notes: Mike Hennessey, John Legg


ALL BLUES
The Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band
Lindström Studios, Cologne, Germany: May 27, 1969
Benny Bailey, Idrees Sulieman, Tony Fisher, Dusko Gojkovic (tp); Åke Persson, Nat Peck, Eric van Lier (tb); Derek Humble, Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, Tony Coe, Sahib Shihab (reeds); Francy Boland (p, co-leader, arr); Jean Warland (b); Kenny Clarke (d, co-leader); Kenny Clare (d).  

a. The Wildman (Kenny Clarke) - 6:21
     solos: Gojkovic (flhrn), Shihab (f), Bailey (tp), Coe (ts)

same, except Jimmy Woode (b) replaces Jean Warland.

b. The JAMFs Are Coming (Johnny Griffin) - 5:52
     solos: Shihab (ss), Griffin (ts), Persson (tb)
c. At Ronnie's (Benny Bailey) - 4:22
     solos: Coe (cl), Shihab (ss), Bailey (tp)
All Blues (1962) (Francy Boland)
   d. Open Door - 5:17
     solos: Coe (cl), Sulieman (tp)    
   e. Dia - Bleu (aka Dia-Blue) - 9:31
     solos: Coe (ts), Sulieman (tp), Humble (as), Griffin (ts), Bailey (tp)

same, except Jean Warland (b) replaces Jimmy Woode.

   f. Total Blues - 2:55
     solos: Persson (ts), Coe (ts)

Issues: a-f on MPS (Ger) 15288 ST, MPS/BASF (Ger) CRM 747, MPS/BASF 21 29747-0, MPS 0068.227, MPS (F) 15057, MPS/BASF (E) BMP 19747, MPS (Jap) YS-2616, Universal (Jap) UCCM-9228 [CD].
Samplers: a-f also on
MPS (Ger) 523 525-2 [CD] titled TWO ORIGINALS. b also on S+R International  46 639 titled ALL-TIME JAZZ STARS - MPS - THE NOBLE HOUSE OF JAZZ. c also on Verve (Eu) 5450362 [CD] titled SOME OF MY BEST FRIENDS...RONNIE SCOTT's 40th ANNIVERSARY ALBUM.
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann
Notes: Bob Houston


MORE SMILES
The Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band
Lindström Studios, Cologne, Germany: May 28, 1969
Benny Bailey, Idrees Sulieman, Tony Fisher, Dusko Gojkovic (tp); Åke Persson, Nat Peck, Eric van Lier (tb); Derek Humble, Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, Tony Coe, Sahib Shihab (reeds); Francy Boland (p, co-leader, arr); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke (d, co-leader); Kenny Clare (d).  

a. Johnny One Note (Rodgers/Hart) - 2:35
     solo: Griffin (ts)
b. Lullaby Of The Leaves (B. Petkers) - 4:15
     solos: Bailey (tp), Griffin (ts), Sulieman (tp), Coe (ts)
c. Bei Dir War Es Immer So Schön (T. Mackeben) - 4:10
     solos: Humble (as), Shihab (bs), Sulieman (tp), Peck (tb)
d. My Favourite Things (R. Rodgers) - 5:30
     solos: Shihab (bs), Coe (cl), Scott (ts), Bailey (tp)
e. Just In Time (J. Styne) - 4:22
     solos: Humble (as), Coe (ts), Sulieman (tp), Griffin (ts)
f. All Through The Night (Cole Porter) - 3:00
     solos: Humble (as), Griffin (ts), Scott (ts), Coe (ts)
g. November Girl (Francy Boland) - 5:00
     solo: Humble (as)
h. My Heart Belongs To Daddy (Cole Porter) - 2:35
     solos: Persson (tb), Sulieman (tp)
i. Love For Sale (Cole Porter) - 2:40
     solos: Sulieman (tp), Coe (cl)

Issues: a-i on MPS (Ger) 15287 ST, MPS/BASF CRM 746, MPS/BASF 21 29746-2, Crystal 066 CRY 45793, MPS (Ger) 06024 9814789 [CD], MPS (F) 15053, MPS/BASF (E) S15-29746, MPS (Jap) YS-2602, Universal (Jap) UCCM-9207 [CD].
Samplers: a-i also on MPS/BASF 22 22726-3, MPS 88018-2 titled SMILES.  a-c & e-g also
on Emanon (Ger) One [CD] titled HISTORICALLY SPEAKING. a, d, e & g  also on MPS/BASF MC 25102 titled BIG BAND SOUND. d also on Universal (Jap) UCCU-1073 [CD} titled JAZZ ALLNIGHTERS NO. 2. d, e & g also on MPS/BASF (E) BAB 9003 titled THE BEST OF THE CLARKE-BOLAND BIG BAND. i also on MPS/BASF (Ger) 10 22155-5 titled GIANT COLLECTION.
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann
Notes: Bob Houston


AT HER MAJESTY'S PLEASURE...
The Kenny Clarke Francy Boland Big Band

Cologne, Germany:
September 5, 1969
Benny Bailey (tp, flhrn); Idrees Sulieman, Derek Watkins, Kenny Wheeler (tp); Åke Persson, Nat Peck, Eric van Lier (tb); Derek Humble (as); Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott (ts); Tony Coe (ts, cl); Sahib Shihab (bs, ss, f); Francy Boland (p, co-leader, arr); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke (d, co-leader); Kenny Clare (d).

a. Pentonville (Francy Boland) - 7:54
     solos: Sulieman (tp), Boland (p), Scott (ts), Persson (tb)
b. Wormwood Scrubs (Francy Boland) - 8:03
     solos: Shihab (f), Griffin, Scott, Coe (ts), Humble (as), Wheeler (tp)
c. Doing Time (Francy Boland) - 2:07
     solos: Clarke, Clare (d)
d. Broadmoor (Francy Boland) - 7:36
     solos: Humble (as), Bailey (flhrn), Scott (ts),Coe (cl), Sulieman (tp),
     Griffin (ts), Shihab (ss)
e. Holloway (Francy Boland) - 3:02
     solo: Coe (ts)
f. Reprieve (Francy Boland) - 3:18
     solos: Bailey (flhrn), Humble (as), Shihab (bs), Watkins (tp)
g. Going Straight (Francy Boland) - 3:42
     solos: Sulieman (tp), Griffin (ts), Bailey (flhrn), Persson (tb),
     Wheeler (tp), Humble (as), Shihab (ss), Coe (cl), Scott (ts)
 

Note: (1) Full title is AT HER MAJESTY'S PLEASURE...JAZZ SUITE COMPOSED AND ARRANGED BY FRANCY BOLAND. (2) Black Lion BL-131 indicates recording made at Lindström Studios, Cologne, Germany while Emanon (Ger) II [CD] indicates EMI Studios, Cologne Germany.

Issues: a-g on Black Lion BL-131, Black Lion  BLP 30109, Polydor 2460131, Black Lion (E) 28416-6U, Black Lion (Ger) 127011, Discophon (S) S 4258 (?), Rearward (It) RW 137 [CD].
Samplers: a-g
also on Emanon (Ger) II [CD] titled BLOWING THE COBWEBS OUT.
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann
Notes: Bob Houston


EN CONCERT AVEC EUROPE 1
Clarke Boland Big Band
Live at the T.N.P., Paris, France: October 29, 1969

Benny Bailey, Art Farmer, Derek Watkins, Idrees Sulieman (tp);
Åke Persson, Nat Peck, Eric Van Lier (tb); Derek Humble, Johnny Griffin, Sahib Shihab, Tony Coe, Ronnie Scott (sax); Francy Boland (p, arr); Jimmy Wood (b); Kenny Clarke, Kenny Clare (d).

a. Pentonville - 7:17
b. All Through The Night - 4:13
c. Gloria (Branislaw Kaper) - 5:31
d. Now Hear My Meaning (Jimmy Woode) - 7:58
e. New Box (Francy Boland) - 7:03
f. You Stepped Out Of A Dream - 3:29
g. Volcano (Kenny Clarke) - 4:28
h. Box 702 (sic: Box 703, Washington, D.C.) (Francy Boland) - 15:25
i. The James Are Coming (sic: The JAMFs Are Coming)
     (Johnny Griffin) - 7:17
j. I'm Glad There Is You - 5:12
k. Doing Time - 5:47
l. Evanescence - 3:52
m. Sonor - 3:12
n. Sax No End (Francy Boland) - 19:15

Issues: a-n on RTE (Fr) 1501-2 [CD]. a-n on LaserLight (Fr) 17 407 [CD] titled CLARK-BOLAND BIG BAND TNP - OCT. 29th, 1969.
Producer: Frank Tenot & Daniel Filipacchi
Notes: Georges Paczynski


TOUGH TENORS AGAIN 'N' AGAIN
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis-Johnny Griffin Quintet
Cornet Studios, Köln, Germany: April 24, 1970

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Johnny Griffin (ts); Francy Boland (p, arr); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke (d).

a. Again 'N' Again (E. Davis/J. Griffin) - 3:25
b. Tin Tin Deo (Dizzy Gillespie) - 10:02
c. If I Had You (Shapiro) - 4:17
d. Jim Dawg (E. Davis) - 8:14
e. When We Were One (J. Griffin) - 7:43
f. Gigi (E. Davis) - 5:58

Issues: a-f on Pausa 7063, MPS (Ger) 15283 ST, MPS/BASF CRM 742, MPS/BASF 21 20742-0, MPS (Ger) 821 293-2 [CD], MPS (E) 5C 064-61174
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann
Notes: Bob Houston


GOING CLASSIC
Jazz Joint 1
Francy Boland
Koln, April/May  1970

Francy Boland (p); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke (d).

a. Nights In Warsaw        
b. I'm All Smiles        
c. Miriam Doll        
d. Lonely Girl        
e. Dierdre's Blues        
f. Night Lady        
g. Gamal Sady 'N' Em        
h. The Girl And The Turk        
i. Like Someone In Love        

Berlin, May 18-19, 1970
Leo Wright (fl) + 4 unknown woodwinds; Francy Boland (p, arr); Jean Warland (b); Tony Inzalaco (d) + 24 strings.

j. I'm So Afraid Of Girls When They Are Good Looking   
k. Papillon Noir        
l. When We Were One        
m. Clair Obscur        
n. 'Tween Dusk And Dawn        
o. Who'll Buy My Dream        
p. Girl Talk        
q. November Girl        
r. Mauve        

Issues: a-r on Vogue (Ger) LDVS-17242ST.
Samplers: j-k also on Freedom (E) FLP-40176 titled PAPILLION NOIR (issued 1975).


OFF LIMITS
The Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band
Coronet Studios, Cologne, Germany: September 30, 1970

Benny Bailey, Rick Keefer, Art Farmer, Dusko Gojkovic (tp, flhrn); Åke Persson, Nat Peck, Eric van Lier (tb); Derek Humble (as); Billy Mitchell, Ronnie Scott (ts); Tony Coe (ts, cl); Sahib Shihab (ss, bs, f); Francy Boland (p, co-leader, arr); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke (d, co-leader); Kenny Clare (d).  

a. Winter Song (John Surman/Indian Brandee) – 6:02
     solos: Shihad, Boland, Farmer, Bailey and Coe   
b. Astrorama (Jean Luc Ponty) – 5:34
     solos: Gojkovic, Shihab and Perrson
c. Osaka Calling (Albert Mangelsdorff) – 4:11
     solos: Coe and Bailey
d. Our Kind Of Sabi (Eddie Louiss) – 3:25
e. Sakara (Francy Boland) – 9:31
     solos: Coe, Persson, Clarke, Clare and Bailey
f. Exorcisme (Francy Boland) – 6:24
     solos: Gojkovic, Persson and Mitchell
g. Endosmose (Francy Boland) – 7:51
     solo: Humble

Issues: a-g on Polydor (Ger) 2310 147, Rearward (It) RW118 [CD] (issued 2004).
Samplers: a-c & e-g
also on Emanon (Ger) II [CD] titled BLOWING THE COBWEBS OUT. e also on Talkin' Loud (E) 534 742-1, Talkin' Loud (E) 534 742-2 [CD] titled 21st CENTURY SOUL.
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann
Notes:
Bob Houston


DIZZY GILLESPIE LIVE IN '58 & '70
Dizzy Gillespie
Denmark: 1970

Dizzy Gillespie
(tp) acc by Benny Bailey, Art Farmer, Dusko Gojkovic, Idrees Sulieman (tp); Nat Peck, Åke Persson, Eric van Lier (tb); Derek Humble, Billy Mitchell, Ronnie Scott, Tony Coe (ts); Sahib Shihab (bs); Francy Boland (p, arr); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke (d).

a. Con Alma
b. The Brother K
c. Now Hear My Meanin'
d. Manteca
e. Let Me Outta Here
f. Things Are Here

Note: Other titles without Clarke-Boland Big Band.

Issues: a-f on Jazz Icons DVWW-JIDG [DVD]


NOVEMBER GIRL
Carmen McRae/The Kenny Clarke Francy Boland Big Band
London, England; November 3, 1970
Carmen McRae (vcl) acc by Benny Bailey, Art Farmer, Dusko Gojkovic, Idrees Sulieman (tp); Nat Peck, Åke Persson, Eric van Lier (tb); Derek Humble, Billy Mitchell, Ronnie Scott, Tony Coe (ts); Sahib Shihab (bs); Francy Boland (el-p, arr, co-leader); Jimmy Woode (b); Kenny Clarke (d, co-leader); Kenny Clare (d).

a. November Girl (Francy Boland/Jimmy Woode) - 4:36  
     solo: Coe (ts) 
b. 'Tis Autumn (Henry Nemo) - 2:22
c. A Handful of Soul (Dusan Gojkovic/Jimmy Woode) - 4:09
     solo: Boland (el-p), Shihab (f)
d. Dear Death (Jimmy Woode) - 4:15
e. I Don't Want Nothin' From Nobody (Kenny Clarke/Jimmy Woode) - 4:25
f. You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me (Harry Warren) - 4:06
     solo: Mitchell (ts)
g. My Kinda World (Jimmy Woode) - 3:13
     solo: Boland (el-p)
h. This Could Be The Start Of Something Big (Steve Allen) - 2:36

same, add Dizzy Gillespie (snare-d).

i. Just Give Me Time (Francy Boland/Jimmy Woode) - 2:22      
     solo: Francy Boland (el-p) 

Note: Francy Boland did not arrange "This Could Be The Start Of Something Big".    

Issues: a-g & i on Black Lion (E) BLP-30172, Black Lion (E) 162025, Black Lion (G) 28498-4U, Black Lion (Jap) PA-7143. a-i on Rearward (It) RW11 (issued 2004). a-g & i on, and I Grande del Jazz (It) GDJ-31 titled CARMEN McRAE. i also on King (Jap) KIS003 [CD] titled ROUTINE JAZZ #10.
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Adrian Kerridge
Notes:
Mike Hennessey


CHANGE OF SCENES
Stan Getz and the Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band
Coronet Studios, Cologne, Germany: June 14, 1971
Stan Getz (ts) acc by Benny Bailey, Rick Kiefer, Art Farmer, Ack van Rooyen, Manfred Schoof (tp, flhrn);
Åke Persson, Albert Mangelsdorf (tb); Eric van Lier (b-tb); Herb Geller (as, f, oboe, eng-hrn, picc); Ronnie Scott (ts); Tony Coe (ts, cl); Stan Sulzmann (ts, ss, f); Sahib Shihab (bs, ss, f, alto-f); Francy Boland (key, arr, co-leader); Jean Warland (b, el-b); Kenny Clarke (d, co-leader); Kenny Clare (d); Tony Inzalaco (perc).

a. Extravagances (Francy Boland) - 6:03
     solos: Getz (ts), Shihab (f, e-ss), Boland (el-p), Coe (cl)
b. Symptones (Francy Boland) - 5:50
     solos: Getz (ts), Clarke (d), Geller (eng-hrn), Shihab (bs);
     Sulzmann (ss), Boland (el-p)
c. Quiproquos (Francy Boland) - 9:17
     solos: Geller (oboe), Getz (ts), Bailey (tp), Mangelsdorff, van Lier (tb),
     Sulzmann (ss), Boland (el-p)
d. Escarmouches (Francy Boland) - 4:47
     solos: van Rooyen (tp), Geller (as), Persson (tb), Getz (ts),
     Mangelsdorff (tb), Coe (ts)
e. Touchstone (Francy Boland) - 6:34
     solos: Boland (org), Getz (ts), Sulzmann (ss), Scott (ts), Farmer (flhrn)
f. Provocations (Francy Boland) - 6:36
     solos: Getz (ts), Coe (cl), Shihab (ss), Mangelsdorff, Persson (tb)

Issues: a-f on Verve (Ger) 2304 034, Verve 314 557 095-2 [CD].
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann
Notes: Bob Houston (
Verve (Ger) 2304 034). Bill Kirchner (Verve 314 557 095-2 [CD]).


MIRRORS
The Amazing Benny Bailey, Arranged & Conducted By Francy Boland
Cornet Studios, Cologne, Germany: September 11, 1971

Benny Bailey (tp, flhrn) with collective personnel inc. Tony Coe (ts, cl); Sahib Shihab (bs, f); Francy Boland (p, el-p, arr, cond); Jean Warland (b); Tony Inzalaco (d) + 12 strings.

a. Effluves (Francy Boland) - 5:50
     solos: Shihab (f), Coe (cl), Bailey (flhrn)
b. Miroir (Benny Bailey) - 6:49
     solos: Bailey (tp), Boland (p), Shihab (f), Coe (ts)
c. Flunkyania (Francy Boland) - 5:41
     solos: Boland (el-p), Shihab (bs), Bailey (tp)
d. Sub Umbra (Francy Boland) - 6:41
     solos: Bailey (flhrn), Shihab (f), Boland (el-p)
e. Everything Happens To Me (Dennis) - 5:19
     solos: Bailey (flhrn), Boland (p)
f. At Ronnie's (Benny Bailey) - 7:28
     solos: Shahib? (el-bs?), Bailey (tp), Coe (ts), Boland (el-p),
     Inzalaco (d)

Issues: a-f on Freedom FLP-40163, Rearward (It) RW 132LP, Rearward (It) RW 132CD [CD].
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann
Notes: Bob Houston


Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band
Studio Coronet, Cologne, Germany: January 14, 1972

Benny Bailey, Derek Watkins, Art Farmer, Idrees Sulieman (tp);
Åke Persson, Nat Peck, Eric van Lier (tb); Herb Geller (as); Stan Robinson, Ronnie Scott (ts); Tony Coe (cl); Sahib Shihab (bs, ss, f); Francy Boland (key, arr, co-leader); Jimmy Woode, Jr. (b); Kenny Clarke (d, co-leader); Kenny Clare (d); Tony Inzalaco (perc).

a. Lotus (Francy Boland) - 6:53
     solos: Scott (ts), Shihab (ss), Coe (cl), Boland (org)
b. Lobsang (Francy Boland) - 9:09
     solos: Bailey (flhrn, tp), Boland (org), Geller (eng hrn)

Issues: a-b on Rearward (It) RW106 CD [CD] titled OUR KINDA STRAUSS.
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann


BLUE FLAME
Francy Boland – The Orchestra
Cornet Studios, Köln, Germany: January 12-16, 1976

Benny Bailey, Milo Pavlovic, Dusko Gojkovic, Kenny Wheeler, Janot Morales (tp, flhrn); Frank Rosolino, Bob Burgess, Nat Peck, Eric van Lier (tb); Tom Baken, Christoph Brandt-Lindbaum, Konrad Alfing, Henrich Alfing, Peter Ludes (frhrn); Tony Coe (as, cl, ts, ss); Stan Robinson (ts, cl, f, ss); Sal Nistico (ts, f, cl); Sahib Shihab (bs, f, ss); Kurt Aderhold (f, cl); Heinz Kretzschmar (f, cl); Francy Boland (p, mel, arr, cond); Ron Mathewson (b); Kenny Clare (d); Fats Sadi (vib, perc).

a. All The Things You Are (Jerome Kern/Oscar Hammerstein II) - 7:17
     solos: Bailey (tp), Coe (as), Rosolino (tb)   
b. Clair Obscur (Francy Boland) - 5:58    
     solos: Boland (mel), Coe (as), Nistico (ts) 
c. Dancing In The Dark (Arthur Schwartz/Howard Dietz) - 6:05   
     solos: Boland (p), Sadi (vib), Shihab (bs), Bailey (tp)    
d. Cross Fire (Francy Boland) - 6:00     
     solos: Coe (as), Shihab (bs), Nistico (ts), Scott (ts), Gojkovic (tp),
     Bailey (tp), Rosolino (bs)  
e. Autumn In New York (Vernon Duke) - 5:50      
     solo: Scott (ts)
f. Yesterdays (Jerome Kern/Otto Harbach) - 5:31  
     solos: Coe (cl), Wheeler (tp), Burgess (tb), Sadi (vib)   

Issues: a-f on MPS (Ger) 15.463, MPS/BASF DC 229 106, MPS 0068.111.
Samplers: a-f also on MPS (Ger)
06025 17643888 [CD] titled BLUE FLAME/RED HOT/WHITE HEAT. e also on Boutique (Ger) 0600753181867  [CD] titled CHILL-OUT JAZZ (JAZZ CLUB).
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann
Notes: Mike Hennessey


RED HOT
Francy Boland – The Orchestra
Cornet Studios, Köln, Germany: January 12-16, 1976

Benny Bailey, Milo Pavlovic, Dusko Gojkovic, Kenny Wheeler, Janot Morales (tp, flhrn); Frank Rosolino, Bob Burgess, Nat Peck, Eric van Lier (tb); Tom Baken, Christoph Brandt-Lindbaum, Konrad Alfing, Henrich Alfing, Peter Ludes (frhrn); Tony Coe (as, cl, ts, ss); Stan Robinson (ts, cl, f, ss); Sal Nistico (ts, f, cl); Sahib Shihab (bs, f, ss); Kurt Aderhold (f, cl); Heinz Kretzschmar (f, cl); Francy Boland (p, mel, arr, cond); Ron Mathewson (b); Kenny Clare (d); Fats Sadi (vib, perc).

a. Close Your Eyes (Bernice Petkere) - 5:38
     solos: Boland (p), Gojkovic (flhrn), Rosolino (tb), Sadi (vib), Coe (as),
     Bailey (tp)  
b. Hopeless (Francy Boland) - 5:56   
     solos: Peck (tb), Wheeler (flhrn), Shihab (bs), Gojkovic (tp)   
c. The Son Of Sax No End (Francy Boland) - 6:25     
     solos: Scott (ts), Robinson (ts), Nistico (ts) 
d. Off The Top Of My Head (George Shearing) - 5:34      
     solos: Shihab (f), Rosolino (tb), Nistico (ts)
e. Stella By Starlight (Victor Young/Ned Washington) - 6:00      
     solos: Sadi (vib), Boland (p), Nistico (f), Coe (as)
f. The Song Is You (Jerome Kern/Oscar Hammerstein II) - 5:43      
     solos: Shihab (ss), Bailey (tp), Nistico (ts), Coe (ts), Boland (p)

Issues: a-f on MPS (Ger) 15.464, MPS/BASF DC 229 114, MPS 68.174, MPS 5C 064D-99587.
Samplers:
a-f also on MPS (Ger) 06025 17643888 [CD] titled BLUE FLAME/RED HOT/WHITE HEAT. d also on MPS 0666 775 titled MPS VARIATION '77.
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann
Notes: Mike Hennessey


WHITE HEAT
Francy Boland – The Orchestra
Cornet Studios, Köln, Germany: January 12-16, 1976

Benny Bailey, Milo Pavlovic, Dusko Gojkovic, Kenny Wheeler, Janot Morales (tp, flhrn); Frank Rosolino, Bob Burgess, Nat Peck, Eric van Lier (tb); Tom Baken, Christoph Brandt-Lindbaum, Konrad Alfing, Henrich Alfing, Peter Ludes (frhrn); Tony Coe (as, cl, ts, ss); Stan Robinson (ts, cl, f, ss); Sal Nistico (ts, f, cl); Sahib Shihab (bs, f, ss); Kurt Aderhold (f, cl); Heinz Kretzschmar (f, cl); Francy Boland (p, mel, arr, cond); Ron Mathewson (b); Kenny Clare (d); Fats Sadi (vib, perc).

a. Daffodils (Francy Boland) - 5:22  
     solos: Boland (p), Coe (cl)  
b. Everything I Have Is Yours (Burton Lane/Harold Adamson) - 9:13
     solos: Coe (as), Shihab (bs), Sadi (vib)      
c. As Long As There's Music (Jule Styne/Sammy Cahn) - 4:38  
     solo: Boland (p)   
d. Nargileh (Francy Boland) - 6:24   
     solos: Bailey (tp), Rosolino (tb), Coe (cl)   
e. East Of The Sun (Brooks Bowman) - 6:58  
     solos: Nistico (ts), Boland (p), Rosolino (tb), Sadi (vib)    
f. A Gal In Calico (Arthur Schwartz/Leo Robin) - 5:29
     solos: Boland (p), Wheeler (flhrn), Nistico (ts)

Issues: a-f on MPS (Ger) 15.465, MPS/BASF DC 229 122, MPS 0068.189, MPS (E) 5C 064-60721.
Samplers:
a-f also on MPS (Ger) 06025 17643888 [CD] titled BLUE FLAME/RED HOT/WHITE HEAT.
Producer: Gigi Campi
Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann

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