James Spaulding

James Spaulding

born on 30/7/1937 in Indianapolis, IN, United States

James Spaulding

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James Spaulding

James Spaulding (born July 30, 1937) is a jazz alto saxophonist and flautist.[1]

Biography

Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, after a period in the US Army he moved to Chicago in 1957. There he joined the Sun Ra Arkestra, making several recordings and remaining through 1959. He subsequently freelanced as a studio musician and occasionally led his own groups before returning to Indianapolis in 1961. On relocating to New York City in 1963, he recorded extensively for Blue Note Records as a sideman. He was also a member of the World Saxophone Quartet for a time.

His brother, John Spaulding, is a sculptor who worked with brass instruments.

Discography

As leader

  • 1976: James Spaulding Plays the Legacy of Duke (Storyville Records)
  • 1988: Gotstabe a Better Way (Muse Records)
  • 1988: Brilliant Corners (Muse)
  • 1991: Songs of Courage(Muse)
  • 1993: Blues Nexus (Muse)
  • 1996: Smile of the Snake (HighNote Records)
  • 1999: Brilliant Colors (32)
  • 1999: Escapade (High Note)
  • 2005: Round to It Vol. 2

As sideman

With Art Blakey

  • Golden Boy (Colpix, 1964)

With Richard Davis

  • Harvest (Muse, 1977 [1979])

With Grant Green

  • Solid (Blue Note, 1964)

With Freddie Hubbard

  • Hub-Tones (Blue Note, 1962)
  • Breaking Point! (Blue Note, 1964)
  • Blue Spirits (Blue Note, 1964)
  • The Night of the Cookers (Blue Note, 1965)
  • Backlash (Atlantic, 1967)
  • High Blues Pressure (1967)
  • The Black Angel (1969)

With Bobby Hutcherson

  • Components (1965)
  • Patterns (1968)

With Lee Morgan

  • Standards (1967)

With David Murray

  • Hope Scope
  • Picasso (1993)
  • Dark Star: The Music of the Grateful Dead (1996)
  • Octet Plays Trane (1999)

With Duke Pearson

  • Wahoo! (1964)
  • Honeybuns (1965)
  • Prairie Dog (1966)
  • Sweet Honey Bee (1966)

With Sam Rivers

  • Dimensions & Extensions (1967)

With Max Roach

  • Drums Unlimited (Atlantic, 1965)

With Pharoah Sanders

  • Karma (1969)

With Woody Shaw

  • Woody III (Columbia, 1979)
  • For Sure! (Columbia, 1979)

With Wayne Shorter

  • The Soothsayer (1965)
  • The All Seeing Eye (1965)
  • Schizophrenia (1967)

With Horace Silver

  • The Jody Grind (1966)

With Sun Ra

  • Visits Planet Earth (1957-1958)
  • The Nubians of Plutonia (1958)
  • Jazz in Silhouette (1959)
  • Sound Sun Pleasure!! (1959)
  • Somewhere Else (Rounder, 198889)
  • Purple Night (A&M, 1990)

With Stanley Turrentine

  • The Return of the Prodigal Son (1967)
  • The Spoiler (1966)

With Tyrone Washington

  • Natural Essence (1967)

With Larry Young

  • Of Love And Peace (1966)

With Kamal Abdul-Alim

  • Dance (1983)

References

  1. [James Spaulding at All Music Guide Allmusic]

External links

  • Interview at All About Jazz
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