Gary McFarland
A DISCOGRAPHY
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SONGS BY OTHERS: Gary McFarland compositions and arrangements performed by others (not otherwise included in the DISCOGRAPHY).

America The Beautiful (Gary McFarland)

  • Not In Our Name: Charlie Haden/Liberation Music Orchestra (Verve B0004949-02 [CD]) (2005)

(The) Big Man (Jerry Teifer/Carol Stivers/Gary McFarland)

  • Tex Williams (Boone B 1044 [45]) (1966)
  • Two Sides Of Fred Waring: Fred Waring (Decca DL-5007) (1968)
  • Dee Mullins (Plantation PL 17, Omni (Au) 126 [CD]) (1969?)

Blue Hodge (Gary McFarland)

  • Blue Hodge: Johnny Hodges and Wild Bill Davis (Verve V/V6-8406) (1961)
  • Solo For Zoot: Zoot Sims as "Blues in E Flat" in error (Fontana 680982) (1961)
  • Body and Soul: Al Cohn/Zoot Sims (32 Jazz 32017 [CD]) (1973)
  • In Copenhagen: Zoot Sims (Storyville 8244 [CD]) (1978)
  • Nonpariel: Al Cohn (Concord Jazz CCD-4155 [CD]) (1981)
  • Ow!: Concord Jazz All Stars (Concord Jazz CCD4348 [CD]) (1988)
  • Quality Time: Dave Frishberg (Sterling 5702 1006 2 [CD]) (1993)
  • Organic Duke: Scott Hamilton (Concord CCD4623 [CD]) (1994)
  • Tribute: Rob McConnell and the Boss Brass (MPS 15.574) (1979)
    (aka Two Originals (MPS 539 083-2 [CD]))
  • Even Canadians Get the Blues: Rob McConnell and the Boss Brass 
    (Concord CCD4722 [CD]) (1996)
  • The Truth: Turk Mauro (Milestone 9267 [CD]) (1996)
  • Perfect Circularity: Gary Foster/Putter Smith (AJL 77001-2 [CD] (2007)

Blue Monk (Thelonius Monk) (arr. Gary McFarland)

  • Solid Ground: Loren Schoenberg & His Jazz Orchestra: (Musicmasters 5014-2-C [CD]) (1988)

    Note: Benny Goodman commissioned Gary McFarland to write this arrangement for the clarinetist's historic 1962 tour of Russia. The arrangement, one of a few McFarland wrote for Goodman, was never recorded. Loren Schoenberg worked in Goodman's band between 1978 and 1982 and Schoenberg's drummer at the time, Mel Lewis, was also in Goodman's 1962 Russian band. 

C-Jam Blues (Duke Ellington) (arr. Gary McFarland)

  • Just A-Settin' and A-Rockin': Loren Schoenberg and his Jazz Orchestra (Musicmasters 5039-2 [CD]) (1989)

Note: Benny Goodman commissioned Gary McFarland to write this arrangement for the clarinetist's historic 1962 tour of Russia. The arrangement, one of a few McFarland wrote for Goodman, was never recorded. Loren Schoenberg worked in Goodman's band between 1978 and 1982 and Schoenberg's drummer at the time, Mel Lewis, was also in Goodman's 1962 Russian band. 

Chuggin'  (Gary McFarland)
(first on A Concert In Jazz: Gerry Mulligan and his Concert Jazz Band)

  • Old Fashioned Love: Barbara Sutton Curtis (Sackville (Can) SKCD-2042 [CD]) (2000)
  • Wish Me Well: Mark Masters Ensemble (Capril 74078-2 [CD]) (2005)

Could Be (McFarland/Guryan) 
(aka Balanco No Samba, first on Big Band Bossa Nova: Stan Getz)

  • Desafinado: Pat Thomas (MGM E/SE-4103) (1962)

Desert Ride (Gary McFarland)

  • California Shower: Sadao Watanabe: (Flying Disk/JVC (Jap) VIJ-6012, Flying Disk/JVC (Jap) VDP-5008 [CD], Flying Disk/JVC (Jap) VICJ-23011 [CD], JVC (Jap) VICJ-18001 [CD], JVC JMI-2021-2 [CD], ProJazz CDJ-692 [CD]) (1978) 

    Note: Watanabe also recorded a song with this title on Maisha, credited to Sadao Watanabe.

Fried Bananas (Gary McFarland)
(first on The In Sound: Gary McFarland)

  • Tune In, Turn On: Benny Golson (Verve V/V6-8710, 314 559 793-2 [CD]) (1967)
  • Jazz Samba: Sadao Watanabe (Victor (Jap) SJV-304, Victor (Jap) VICJ-61368 [CD]) (1967)
  • Now's The Time: Sadao Watanabe (Pony (Jap) RF-5024 [tape]) (1967)

Gary's Theme (Suburbia) (Gary McFarland)

  • Last Bolero In Berkeley: Cal Tjader (Fantasy 9446, Fantasy (Jap) VICP60795 [CD]) (1973)
  • Here: Cal Tjader (Galaxy GXY5121) (1977 - issued 1979)
  • Venusian Commute: Alex Domschot (Dreambox DMJ 1085 [CD]) (2005)
  • Wish Me Well: Mark Masters Ensemble (Capril 74078-2 [CD]) (2005)
  • The Crossing Point: The Gini Wilson Quartet (Music Wizards) (2003)

Gary's Theme (Waltz) (Gary McFarland)

  • You Must Believe in Spring : Bill Evans (Warner Bros. 3504-2) (1977)
  • Getting Sentimental: Bill Evans (Milestone MCD-9336-2 [CD]) (1978 - issued 2002)
  • Live at the Balboa Jazz Club: Vol. 2: Bill Evans Trio (Jazz Lab JLCD5 [CD]) (1979)
  • The Paris Concert, Edition Two: Bill Evans (Elektra Musician 60311-1) (1979)
  • Shadows: Loescher Trio (Fidelio Audio FACD007 [CD]) (2001)
  • Consecration: Bill Evans Trio (Milestone 8MCD-4436-2 [CD]) (1980 - issued 2002)
  • At Taliesin West: Bob Ravenscroft (Ravenswave CDBY 93046 [CD]) (2006)
  • Looking Forward To Remembering The Future: Stanley Sagaov (Heat 9033 [CD]) (2007)

Granny's Samba (Gary McFarland)
(first on Tijuana Jazz: Gary McFarland & Co./Clark Terry)

  • Live At The Junk: Sadao Watanabe (CBS Sony (Jap) SOPM-180, CBS Sony (Jap) 18AH-1562, CBS Sony (Jap) 23AP-1067, CBS Sony SRCS-9587 [CD]). (1969)

Hanky Panky (Gary McFarland)
(first on Latin Shadows: Shirley Scott)

  • Hanky Panky: Hank Jones (East Wind (Jap) EW8021, East Wind (Jap) 32JD-115 [CD], Test Of Time TOT-9 [CD]) (1975)

Hopeful Encounter (Gary McFarland)
(first on Essence: John Lewis/Gary McFarland)

  • Songbook: Sadao Watanabe (CBS Sony (Jap) 18AH-1567, CBS Sony (Jap) SOPL-38-XL, CBS Sony (Jap) 23AP-659, Sony (Jap) CBS Sony (Jap) SRCS-9586 [CD]) (1969)

High Camp (Gary McFarland)

  • "In" Jazz For The Culture Set: Dannie Richmond's "In" Crowd (Impulse A(S)-98) (1965)

I Love To Say Her Name (Gary McFarland)
(first on Point of Departure: The Gary McFarland Sextet)

  • Wish Me Well: Mark Masters Ensemble (Capril 74078-2 [CD]) (2005)

Kitch  (Gary McFarland)

  • Wish Me Well: Mark Masters Ensemble (Capril 74078-2 [CD]) (2005)

Knuckles (Gary McFarland)

  • Blue Hodge: Johnny Hodges and Wild Bill Davis (Verve V/V6-8406) (1961)

Milo's Other Samba (Gary McFarland)
(first on Profiles: Gary McFarland)

  • Gingerbread Men: Clark Terry/Bob Brookmeyer Quintet (Mainstream MRL373 (1965), Mainstream S6086 (1972) and Lone Hill Jazz (Sp) LHJ10199 [CD] (2005)).
  • Latin + Jazz = Cal Tjader: The Cal Tjader Quintet Featuring Armando Peraza (DCC Jazz DJZ604 [CD], Audio Fidelity CAFZ 004 SA [SACD]) (1968)

Monk's Sphere (Gary McFarland)
(first on Lenox School of Jazz Concert: Lenox School of Jazz)

  • Wish Me Well: Mark Masters Ensemble (Capril 74078-2 [CD]) (2005)

Night Sadness (Notte Trieste) (Gary McFarland)

  • Arigato: Hank Jones Trio (Progressive 7004) (1977)

Once We Loved (Gary McFarland)

  • Watch What Happens / Steve Kuhn In Europe; 1968: Steve Kuhn: (MPS (G)15193ST, Prestige PR 7694) (1968)
  • Gathering: Fumio Karashima Trio (Three Blind Mice (Jap) TBM-3004) (1977)

Pfoofnick (Gary McFarland)

  • "In" Jazz For The Culture Set: Dannie Richmond's "In" Crowd (Impulse A(S)-98) (1965)

Pretty Little Gypsy (Gary McFarland)
(first on Gerry Mulligan '63: Gerry Mulligan/Concert Jazz Band)

  • Orchestra USA (inc. Eric Dolphy, Gerry Mulligan, Jim Hall, John Lewis and Richard Davis) recorded live at Assembly Hall, Hunter College, New York, on November 29, 1963 (private recording)

Raga Doll (Gary McFarland)

  • Jazz Raga: Gabor Szabo: (Impulse A(S)9128) (1967)

Runaway Heart (Gary McFarland)
(first on Scorpio And Other Signs: Gary McFarland)

  • The Baron: Baron Ohlen Quartet featuring Mary Ann Moss (Creative World C-3001) (1972)

Sack Full Of Dreams (McFarland/Savary)
(first on Windmills Of My Mind: Grady Tate)

  • Paul Humphrey And The Cool-Aid Chemists: Paul Humphrey 
         (Lizard 21006, Jasmac (Jap) PCD2723 [CD] (1969)
  • Gitte Haenning Meets The Francy Boland Kenny Clarke Big Band
         (
    HorZu SHZE-280, VeraBra Records No.20, Bureau B (Ger) 01 [CD]) (1968)
  • My Way: Gene Ammons (Prestige P-10022) (1971)
  • In Performance: Donny Hathaway (Atlantic 19278 [CD]) (1980)
  • Be Mine Tonight: Ernestine Anderson (Concord Jazz CCD319 [CD]) (1986)
  • September Ballads: Mark Murphy (Milestone 9154 [CD]) (1994)
  • Live at Baker's Keyboard Lounge: James Carter (Warner Bros. 48449-2 [CD]) (2001)
  • Sack Full Of Dreams: Onaje Allan Gumbs (18th & Vine 1051 [CD]) (2006)
  • Have Groove, Will Travel: Lane Stowe (Lane Stowe) (2006)

Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year (Frank Loesser) (arr. Gary McFarland)

  • Time Waits For No One: Loren Schenberg and His Jazz Orchestra 
    (Musicmaster CIJD 60137K [CD])

Note: Benny Goodman commissioned Gary McFarland to write this arrangement for the clarinetist's historic 1962 tour of Russia. The arrangement, one of a few McFarland wrote for Goodman, was never recorded. Loren Schoenberg worked in Goodman's band between 1978 and 1982 and Schoenberg's drummer at the time, Mel Lewis, was also in Goodman's 1962 Russian band. 

Street Samba (Gary McFarland)
(first on Big Band Bossa Nova: Stan Getz)

  • Songbook: Sadao Watanabe (CBS Sony (Jap) 18AH-1567, CBS Sony (Jap) SOPL-38-XL, 
         CBS Sony (Jap) 23AP-659, Sony (Jap) CBS Sony (Jap) SRCS-9586 [CD]) (1969)

Suburbia (Gary McFarland)
(first on America The Beautiful)

  • Jazz Jamboree '72: Kurt Edelhagen Big Band (Polskie Nagrania (Pol) SXL 0929) (1972)

Summer Day  (Gary McFarland)
(first on Jazz In The Classroom Volume IV: Berklee School of Music)

  • Wish Me Well: Mark Masters Ensemble (Capril 74078-2 [CD]) (2005)

13 (Death March) (Gary McFarland)
(from 13 - Original Soundtrack Recording: Gary McFarland)

  • The Dynamic Duo: Jimmy Smith and Wes Montgomery
         (Verve V/V6-8678, Verve 314 529 580-2 [CD]) (1966)
  • I Got The Feelin': Billy Larkin (World Pacific WPS-21891)
  • Rit's House: Lee Ritenour (GRP 314 589 825-2 [CD]) (2002)

Train Samba (Gary McFarland)
(first on The Dynamic Sound Of J.J. With Big Band: J.J. Johnson)

  • Sadao Watanabe Plays: Sadao Watanabe (Polydor (Jap) SLJM-1262, Polydor (Jap) MR-7044, Polydor (Jap) JN-4118) (1965)
  • Bossa Nova Concert: Sadao Watanabe (Takt/Columbia (Jap) XMS-10017-CT, Takt/Columbia (Jap) 25CY-3249 [CD], Denon (Jap) DC-8556 [CD]) (1967)
  • Songbook: Sadao Watanabe (CBS Sony (Jap) 18AH-1567, CBS Sony (Jap) SOPL-38-XL, CBS Sony (Jap) 23AP-659, Sony (Jap) CBS Sony (Jap) SRCS-9586 [CD]) (1969)

Tree Patterns  (Gary McFarland)
(first on The Gary McFarland Orchestra: Gary McFarland)

  • Wish Me Well: Mark Masters Ensemble (Capril 74078-2 [CD]) (2005)

Tree Tops  (Gary McFarland)

  • Wish Me Well: Mark Masters Ensemble (Capril 74078-2 [CD]) (2005)

Weep (Gary McFarland)
(first on A Concert In Jazz: Gerry Mulligan and his Concert Jazz Band)

  • Saturday Night/Sunday Night At The Blackhawk, San Francisco: The Cal Tjader Quartet
         (Verve V/V6-8459) (1962)
  • Tonight: Clark Terry/Bob Brookmeyer (Mainstream M56043 (1964), Mainstream MDCD728 [CD]and Lone Hill Jazz (Sp) LHJ10199 [CD] (2005)).
  • Just For Now: Dave McMurdo Jazz Orchestra (Sackville (Can) SVLL 5009 [CD]) (2002)
  • Wish Me Well: Mark Masters Ensemble (Capril 74078-2 [CD]) (2005)

Why Are You Blue? (Gary McFarland)

  • Blue Hodge: Johnny Hodges and Wild Bill Davis (Verve V/V6-8406) (1961)
  • Lonely Woman: Modern Jazz Quartet (Atlantic SD1382,90665-2 [CD]) (1962)
  • Animal Dance: John Lewis (Atlantic 1402 LP1402, Collectables COL CD6253 [CD]) (1962)
  • This Is Always Herb Pomeroy/Billy Novick (Daring 3021 [CD]) (1995)
  • Wish Me Well: Mark Masters Ensemble (Capril 74078-2 [CD]) (2005)

Wish Me Well (Gary McFarland)

  • Wish Me Well: Mark Masters Ensemble (Capril 74078-2 [CD]) (2005)
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