Track Listing, Personnel & Recording Dates

The Complete Bee Hive Sessions (#261)


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The Complete Bee Hive Sessions (#261)
12 CDs - $169.00


DISCOGRAPHY:

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THE COMPLETE BEE HIVE SESSIONS, Mosaic MD12-261 

DISC I:
Nick Brignola
1. Donna Lee (A) 9:35
(Charlie Parker)
2. Billie’s Bounce (A) 11:16
(Charlie Parker)
3. Stablemates (A) 10:35
(Benny Golson)
4: Marmaduke (A) 11:33
(Charlie Parker)
5. Body And Soul (A) 7:05
(Green-Sour-Heyman-Eyton)
6. Alone Together (A) 7:00
(A. Schwartz-J. Dietz)

DISC II:
Nick Brignola
1. Nick Who’s Blues (B) 6:53
(Nick Brignola)
2. I’m Getting Sentimental Over You (B) 6:30
(N. Washington-G. Bassman)
3. Busy B’s (B) 5:53
(Nick Brignola)
4. Groovin’ High (B) 10:33
(Dizzy Gillespie)
5. Our Delight (B) 9:23
(Tadd Dameron)
6. Blues In F (B) 4:32
(Walter Davis Jr.)
Sal Nistico
7. Anthropology (C) 8:04
(D. Gillespie-C. Parker)
8. You Don’t Know What Love Is (C) 7:23
(D. Raye-G. de Paul)
9. Be My Love (C) 7:41
(N. Brodsky-S. Cahn)

DISC III:
Sal Nistico
1. Blues For K.D. (C) 6:20
(Sal Nistico)
2. Bambu (C) 9:32
(Sal Nistico)
3. Fe Fi Fo Fum (C) 5:54
(Wayne Shorter)
4. Like Someone In Love (C) 7:26
(J. Burke-J. Van Heusen)
Curtis Fuller
5. Minor’s Holiday (D) 3:42
(Kenny Dorham)
6. Ballade For Gabe Wells (D) 10:11
(Curtis Fuller)
7. Hello, Young Lovers (D) 7:57
(R. Rodgers-O. Hammerstein)
8. The Egyptian Two (D) 7:41
(Curtis Fuller)
9. Yesterdays (D) 7:11
(O. Harbach-J. Kern)
10. Blue Monk (D) 5:45
(Thelonious Monk)

DISC IV:
Dizzy Reece
1. Con Man (E) 8:56
(Dizzy Reece)
2. Manhattan Walk (E) 7:59
(Dizzy Reece)
3. Yule On The Hudson (E) 9:06
(Dizzy Reece)
4. Woody ‘N’ You (E) 11:48
(Dizzy Gillespie)
5. One For Trane (E) 8:00
(Mickey Bass)
6. Con Man (alternate take) (E) 9:16
(Dizzy Reece)
Clifford Jordan
7. Hyde Park After Dark (F) 7:13
(Clifford Jordan)
8. You’re Blasé (F) 6:18
(B. Sivier-O. Hamilton)

DISC V:
Clifford Jordan
1. Lotus Blossom (F) 6:11
(Kenny Dorham)
2. Sad Sam (F) 6:51 
(Norman Simmons)
3. I Waited For You (F) 5:39
(D. Gillespie-G. Fuller)
4. I’m Glad There Is You (F) 3:27
(P. Madeira-J. Dorsey)
5. 2 Degrees East, 3 Degrees West (F) 6:48
(John Lewis)
6. Dr. Chicago (G) 5:51
(Clifford Jordan)
7. Something To Live For (G) 11:28
(B. Strayhorn-D. Ellington)
8. Zombie (G) 5:43
(Vernel Fournier)
9. Touch Love (G) 5:44
(Alonzo Levister)
10. If I Had You (G) 7:13
(Campbell-Connelly-Shapiro)
11. BeBop (G) 6:21
(Dizzy Gillespie)

DISC VI:
Johnny Hartman
1. Easy Living (H) 5:53
(L. Robin-R. Rainger)
2. It Was Almost Like A Song (H) 2:33
(H. David-A. Jordan)
3. Wave (H) 6:46
(Antonio Carlos Jobim)
4. By Myself (H) 4:26
(H. Dietz-A. Schwartz)
5. For All We Know (H) 5:02
(F. Coots-S. Lewis)
6. Will You Still Be Mine (H) 3:30
(M. Dennis-T. Adair)
7. Nobody Home (H) 3:29
(Loonis McGlohon)
8. I Could Write A Book (H) 3:27
(R. Rodgers-L. Hart)
9. I See Your Face Before Me (H) 4:37
(H. Dietz-A. Schwartz)
10. Moonlight In Vermont (H) 2:58
(K. Suessdorf-J. Blackburn)

DISC VII:
Sal Salvador
1. Nica’s Dream (I) 12:56
(Horace Silver)
2. Darn That Dream (I) 4:56
((J. Van Heusen-E. DeLange)
3. Sometime Ago (I) 6:34
(Sergio Mihanovich)
4. Zone Two (I) 6:40
(Sal Salvador)
5. Don’t Get Around Much Anymore (I) 6:04
(D. Ellington-B. Russell)
6. Blue Gnu’s Blues (I) 11:06
(Sal Salvador)
7. On Green Dolphin Street (I) 7:06
(B. Kaper-N. Washington)
8. Blues In The Closet (I) 10:59
(Oscar Pettiford)

DISC VIII:
Sal Salvador
1. Opus De Funk (J) 11:02
(Horace Silver)
2. Daddy-O (J) 7:41
(Billy Taylor)
3. Tune For Two (J) 3:44
(Sal Salvador)
4. Northern Lights (J) 8:59
(Sal Salvador)
5. Juicy Lucy (J) 6:14
(Horace Silver)
6. For All We Know (J) 4:52
(F. Coots-S. Lewis)
Ronnie Mathews
7. Salima’s Dance (K) 7:40
(Ronnie Mathews)
8. It Don’t Mean A thing (K) 6:51
(D. Ellington-I. Mills)
9. Hi-Fly (K) 6:09
(Randy Weston)

DISC IX:
Ronnie Mathews
1. Thew’s Blues (K) 7:00
(Ronnie Mathews)
2. Susanita (K) 8:28
(Ray Drummond)
3. Reflections (K) 5:10
(Thelonious Monk)
4. Legacy (L) 8:43
(Tex Allen)
5. A Child Is Born (L) 5:47
(Thad Jones)
6. Once I Loved (L) 6:16
(Jobim-Moraes-Gilbert)
7. Ichi Ban (L) 4:58
(Ronnie Mathews)
8. Suicide Is Painless (Theme from M.A.S.H.) (L) 6:16
(Johnny Mandel)
9. Loose Suite (L) 5:39
(Ronnie Mathews)
10. Four For Nothing (L) 4:45
(Tex Allen)
11. Untitled Blues (L) 3:45
(Ronnie Mathews)

DISC X:
Roland Hanna
1. Four The Hard Way (M) 8:56
(Frank Wess)
2. Wisteria (M) 4:16
(George Mraz)
3. Raise A Ruckus (M) 6:20
(Roland Hanna)
4. H & T Blues (M) 7:07
(Thad Jones)
5. Ain’t Nothin’ New (M) 3:51
(Thad Jones)
6. You Don’t Know What Love Is (M) 8:27
(D. Raye-G. DePaul)
Dick Katz
7. Laverne Walk (N) 4:13
(Oscar Pettiford)
8. A Few Bars For Basie (N) 4:54
(Dick Katz)
9. Friday The 13th (N) 4:55
(Thelonious Monk)
10. No Matter What (N) 4:31
(Dick Katz)

DISC XI:
Dick Katz
1. But Not For Me (N) 4:32
(G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin)
2. Crazy She Calls Me (N) 4:51
(C. Sigman-B. Russell)
3. Cousin Mary (N) 6:06
(John Coltrane)
4. Lament (N) 5:25
(J. J. Johnson)
Junior Mance
5. Mean Old Amtrak (O) 6:53
(Junior Mance)
6. That Lucky Old Sin (O) 5:10
(H. Gillespie-B. Smith)
7. Truckin’ (O) 6:15
(Hank Crawford)
8. Funky Carnival (O) 7:34
(Esmond Edwards)
9. Miss Otis Regrets (O) 5:57
(Cole Porter)
10. Birks’ Works (O) 5:49
(Dizzy Gillespie)
11. Mean Old Amtrak (alternate take) (O) 6:42
(Junior Mance)

DISC XII:
Arnett Cobb
1. Cheatin’ On Me (P) 6:44
(L. Pollack-J. Yellin)
2. Blues For Lisette (P) 5:16
(Arnett Cobb)
3. Indiana (P) 5:21
(J. Hanley-B. MacDonald)
4. Keep On Pushin’ (P) 9:59
(Bill Bell)
5. Stardust (P) 6:54
(H. Carmichael-M. Parish)
6. Deep River (P) 2:23
(traditional)
7. Blues For Lisette (alternate take) (P) 4:45
(Arnett Cobb)


DISCOGRAPHY
For the purposes of this discography, only the initial LP release number is used. In most cases, that has been the only issue. BH-01 was a limited-edition album entitled  the bee hive session, unissued tunes, volume one, which included previously unissued pieces from various Bee Hive album sessions. 


(A) Nick Brignola – Baritone Madness
Ted Curson, trumpet -1, flugelhorn-2, Nick Brignola, alto sax-3, baritone sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Derek Smith, piano; Dave Holland, bass; Roy Haynes, drums/
Blue Rock Studio, NYC, December 12, 1977
Produced by Jim Neumann & Fred Norsworthy

        Marmaduke -2 BH 7000   
        Body And Soul (omit Curson & Adams) -
Tk 6 Donna Lee (omit Curson) -
+Tk 3 Stablemates -1.3 BH 01
        Billie’s Bounce -1 BH 7000
      Alone Together (omit Curson, Brignola, Adams) -

Note: BH 7000 erroneously lists the recording date as December 22, 1977

(B) Nick Brignola – Burn Brigade
Nick Brignola,, Ronnie Cuber-1, Cecil Payne-2, baritone sax; Walter Davis, Jr., piano; Walter Booker, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.
Master Sound Productions, Franklin Square, NY, June 19, 1979
Recording engineer: Ben Rizzi
Pruduced by Susan and Jim Newmann

Tk 1 Nick Who’s Blues -1,2 BH 7010
Tk 1 Our Delight -1,2 -
Tk 3 Busy B’s -1 -
Tk 2 Groovin’ High -2 -
Tk 1 I’m Getting Sentimental Over You (omit Davis) -
Tk 1 Blues In F (omit Brignola) BH 01

(C) Sal Nistico – Neo Nistico
Ted Curson, trumpet-1, flugelhorn-2; Sal Nistico, tenor sax; Nick Brignola, baritone sax-3; Ronnie Mathews, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.
Master Sound Productions, Franklin Square, NY, November 3, 1978
Recording engineer: Ben Rizzi
Produced by Jim Neumann & Fred Norsworthy

Tk 3 Blues For K.D.-1 BH 7006
Tk 2 Fe Fi Fo Fum-2 -
Tk 3 Bambu-1.3 -
Tk 2 Be My Love -
Tk 1 Anthropology-2,3 -
Tk 1 You Don’t Know What Love Is -
Tk 1 Like Someone In Love (omit Jones & Haynes) BH 01

(D) Curtis Fuller – Fire And Filigree
Curtis Fuller, trombone; Sal Nistico, tenor sax; Walter Bishop, Jr., piano; Sam Jones, bass; Freddie Waits, drums.
Master Sound Productions, Franklin Square, NY, December 6, 1978
Recording engineer: Ben Rizzi
Produced by Jim Neumann & Fred Norsworthy

Tk 1 The Egyptian Two BH 7007
Tk 2 Hello, Young Lovers -
Tk 1 Ballade For Gabe Wells -
Tk 3 Blue Monk -
Tk 2 Minor’s Holiday -
Tk 1 Yesterdays -

(E) Dizzy Reece – Manhattan Project
Dizzy Reece, trumpet; Clifford Jordan,  Charles Davis, tenor sax; Albert Daily, piano; Art Davis, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.
Blue Rock Studio, NYC,, January 17, 1978
Produced by Jim Neumann & Fred Norsworthy

Tk 1 Con Man (alt tk) (omit Dailey) previously unissued
Tk 3 Con Man BH 7001
Tk 4 Manhattan Walk -
Tk 1 Yule On The Hudson -
Tk 2 Woody ‘N’ You -
Tk 1 One For Trane -

(F) Clifford Jordan – Hyde Park After Dark
Cy Touff, bass trumpet; Clifford Jordan, Von Freeman, tenor sax; Norman Simmons, piano, arranger: Victor Sproles, bass; Wilbur Campbell, drums.
P.S. Studios, Chicago, September 5, 1981
Recording engineer: Paul Serrano 
Remixed at Nola Studio, NYC. July 21, 1983
Remixed by: Malcolm Addey
Produced by Susan & Jim Newmann

Tk 2 Two Degrees East, Three Degrees West BH 7014
Tk 1 I Waited For You (omit Touff & Freeman) -
Tk 2 Lotus Blossom -
Tk 1 I’m Glad There Is You (omit Touff & Jordan) -
Tk 2 Hyde Park After Dark -
Tk 2 Sad Sam -
Tk 1 You’re Blasé (omit Touff, Jordan & Freeman) -


(G) Clifford Jordan – Dr. Chicago
Red Rodney,flugelhorn-1,  trumpet-2, Clifford Jordan, tenor sax; Jaki Byard, piano; Ed Howard, bass. Vernel Fournier, drums; Melba Liston, arranger-1.
Vanguard Studios, NYC, August 3, 1984
Recorded by Malcolm Addey
Produced by Susan & Jim Newmann

Tk 5 Touch Love-2 BH 7018
Tk 2 Something To Live For-1 -
Tk 1 Dr. Chicago -
Tk 5 Zombie -
Tk 6 BeBop -
Tk 2 If I had You (Jordan & Byard only) -

(H) Johnny Hartman – Once In Every Life
Johnny Hartman, vocal with Joe Wilder, trumpet, fluegelhorn; Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute; Al Gafa, guitar; Billy Taylor, piano; Victor Gaskin, bass; Keith Copeland, drums.
Master Sound Productions, Franklin Square, NY, August 11, 1980
Recording engineer: Ben Rizzi
Produced by Susan & Jim Neumann

Tk 3 For All We Know BH 7012
Tk 3 I Could Write A Book -
Tk 1 It was Almost like A Song (Hartman & Gafa only) -
Tk 10 Will You Still Be Mine -
Tk 1 I see Your Face Before Me -
Tk 2 Wave -
Tk 2 Easy Living -
Tk 6 By Myself -

Johnny Hartman, vocal with Al Gafa, guitar.
Master Sound Productions, Franklin Square, NY, August 12, 1980
Recording engineer: Ben Rizzi
Produced by Susan & Jim Neumann

Tk 1 Nobody Home BH 7012
Tk 2 Moonlight In Vermont BJ 01

(I) Sal Salvador - Starfingers
Eddie Bert, trombone;  Nick Brignola, baritone sax; Sal Salvador, guitar: Derek Smith, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Mel Leiwis, drums.
Blue Rock Studio, NYC, March 24, 1978
Produced by Jim Neumann & Fred Norsworthy

Nica’s Dream BH 7002
Darn That Dream (omit Bert & Brignola) -
Sometime Ago -
Zone Two -
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore (omit Bert & Brignola) -
Blue Gnu’s Blues -
On Green Dolphin Street BH 01
Blues In The Closet -

(J) Sal Salvador – Juicy Lucy
Sal Salvador, guitar; Billy Taylor, piano; Art Davis, bass; Joe Morello, drums.
Master Sound Productions, Franklin Square, NY, September 5, 1978
Recording engineer: Ben Rizzi
Produced by Susan & Jim Neumann

Tk 2 Daddy-O BH 7009
Tk 3 Opus De Funk -
Tk 5 Tune For Two (omit Taylor & Davis) -
Tk 1 Northern Lights -
Tk 3 For All We Know -
Tk 1 Juicy Lucy -

(K) Ronnie Mathews – Roots, Branches & Dances
Frank Foster, soprano sax, tenor sax; Ronnie Mathews, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Al Foster, drums; Azzedin Weston-1, congas, percussion.
Master Sound Productions, Franklin Square, NY, December 7, 1978
Recording engineer: Ben Rizzi
Produced by Susan & Jim Neumann

Tk 2 Hi-Fly BH 7008
Tk 2 Susanita -
Tk 1 Reflections ` -
Tk 1 Salima’s Dance -
Tk 3 Thew’s Blues -
Tk 1 It Don’t Mean A Thing -

(L) Ronnie Mathews – Legacy
Bill Hardman, trumpet; Ricky Ford, tenor sax; Ronnie Mathews, piano; Walter Booker, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.
Master Sound Productions, Franklin Square, NY, September 21, 1979
Recording engineer: Ben Rizzi
Produced by Susan & Jim Neumann

Tk 3 Once I Loved BH 7011
Tk 1 Legacy -
Tk 1 Ichi Ban -
Tk 2 Loose Suite (omit Hardman & Ford) -
Tk 1 Four For Nothing -
Tk 1 A Child Is Born (solo piano) -
Tk 1 Suicide Is Painless (Theme From M.A.S.H.) -
Tk 4 Untitled Blues (omit Hardman & Ford) -

(M) Roland Hanna – The New York Jazz Quartet In Chicago
Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute, Roland Hanna, piano; George Mraz, bass; Ben Riley, drums.
P.S. Studios, Chicago, July 27, 1981
Recording engineer: Paul Serrano
Produced by Susan & Jim Neumann

        Four The Hard Way rejected
Tk 1 Wisteria BH 1013
Tk 3 Ain’t Nothin’ New -
Tk 1 H & T Blues -
Tk 1 You Don’t Know What Love Is -
Tk 1 Raise A Ruckus -
Tk 1 Four The Hard Way -

(N) Dick Katz – In High Profile
Jimmy Knepper, trombone; Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute; Dick Katz, piano, arrangements; Marc Johnson, bass; Al Harewood, drums.
Nola Studios, New York City, May 7, 1984
Record by Malcolm Addey
Produced by Bob Porter

        The Line Forms Here rejected
Tk 5 Laverne Walk BH 7016
Tk 5 A Few Bars For Basie -
Tk 3 No Matter What -
Tk 4/3 Friday The 13th -

Omit Knepper and Wess:
Nola Studios, New York City, May 8, 1984
Record by Malcolm Addey
Produced by Bob Porter

Tk 5 But Not For Me BH 7016
Tk 5 Crazy She Calls Me -
Tk 2 Cousin Mary -
Tk 3/2/4 Lament -

(O) Junior Mance – Truckin’ And Trakin’
David “Fathead” Newman, tenor sax, flute; Junior Mance, piano; Martin Rivera, bass; Walter Bolden, drums.
JAC Studio, NYC, December 13, 1983
Record by Malcolm Addey
Produced by Bob Porter

Tk 2 Funky Carnival BH 7015
Tk 5 Truckin’ -
Tk 2 That Lucky Old Sun -
Tk 2 Birks’ Works -
Miss Otis Regrets -
Tk 2 Mean Old Amtrak -
Tk 3 Mean Old Amtrak (alternate take) previously unissued
(P) Arnett Cobb – Keep On Pushin’
Joe Newman-1, trumpet:Al Grey-1, trombone. Arnett Cobb, tenor sax; Junior Mance, piano; George Duvivier, bass; Panama Francis, drums.
JAC Studio, NYC, June 27, 1984
Record by Malcolm Addey
Produced by Bob Porter

Tk 8 Cheatin’ On Me BH 7017
Tk 2 Blues For Lisette -
Tk 4 Blues For Lisette (alternate take) previously unissued
Tk 1 Stardust BH 7017
Tk 4 Keep On Pushin’ -1 -
Tk 9 Indiana -1 -
Tk 1 Deep River (omit Mance & Francis) -

Produced for release by Michael Cuscuna

All transfers and Mastering by Malcolm Addey, Malcolm Addey Studio, New York City

Design Production: Inkwell Inc

Special thanks to Susan and Jim Neumann and Aaron Cohen for their invaluable assistance in every aspect of this production.

This compilation (p) 2015 James and Susan Neumann dba Bee Hive Records under license to Mosaic Records L.L.C.
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PRODUCER’S NOTE:
“Con Man” (alternate take) on Disc IV has so image shifting and print-through due to oxide deterioration and long term storage.



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