Discography
Black Power
Rare Bird Records 4-8006
recorded ? in USA
Charles Earland, organ
no further details
The Boss Organ
Choice MG517
recorded 1966-1970 in USA
Charles Earland, organ
Jimmy Ponder, guitar
Bobby Durham, drums
Soul Crib
Choice ST520
recorded 1969 in USA
Charles Earland, organ
Jimmie Ponder, guitar
Walter Perkins, drums
George Coleman, tenor sax
Hot Dog
Blue Note BST 84318
recorded april 1969 in Englewood Cliffs, NJ/USA
Lou Donaldson, alto sax
Charles Earland, organ
Ed Williams, trumpet
Melvin Sparks, guitar
Leo Morris, drums
Everything I Play Is Funky
Blue Note BST-84337
recorded august 1969 in Englewood Cliffs, NJ/USA
Lou Donaldson, alto sax
Eddie Williams, trumpet
Charles Earland, organ
Melvin Sparks, guitar
Jimmy Lewis, bass
Idris Muhammad, drums
Black Talk!
Prestige P-7758
recorded december 1969 in Englewood Cliffs, NJ/USA
Charles Earland, organ
Virgil Jones, trumpet
Houston Person, tenor sax
Melvin Sparks, guitar
Idris Muhammad, drums
Buddy Caldwell, conga
Charles Earland
TRIP 5004
recorded probab. late 1970/early 1971
Charles Earland, organ
no further details
Living Black!
Prestige P-10009
recorded live september 1970 in Newark, NJ/USA
Charles Earland, organ
Gary Chandler, trumpet
Grover Washington jr, tenor sax
Maynard Parker, guitar
Jesse Kilpatrick, drums
Buddy Caldwell, conga
Soul Story
Prestige PR 10018
recorded 1972 in USA
Charles Earland, organ
Gary Chandler, trumpet
Virgil Jones, trumpet
Clifford Adams jr., trombone
James Vass, alto sax, soprano sax, flute
Arthur Grant, tenor sax, flute
Houston Person, tenor sax
Maynard Parker, guitar
Jesse Kilpatrick, drums
Billy Kentucky Wilson, drums
Buddy Caldwell, conga, tambourine
Arthur Jenkins jr., congas
Black Drops
Prestige P 10029
recorded june 1970 in Englewood Cliffs, NJ/USA
Charles Earland, organ
Virgil Jones, trumpet
Jimmy Heath, tenor sax, soprano sax
Clayton Pruden, trombone
Maynard Parker, guitar
Jimmy Turner, drums
Intensity
Prestige P-10041
recorded february 1972 in USA
Charles Earland, organ
Jon Faddis, trumpet, flugelhorn
Victor Paz, trumpet, flugelhorn
Virgil Jones, trumpet, flugelhorn
Lee Morgan, trumpet, flugelhorn
Dick Griffin, tenor trombone
Jack Jeffers, bass trombone
Hubert Laws jr, flute
John Furie, guitar
Greg Millar, guitar
Sonny Morgan, congas
Billy Cobham, drums
Clifford Adams, trombone
Billy Harper, tenor sax
William Thorpe, baritone sax
Live At The Lighthouse
Prestige P-10050
recorded live january 1972 in Hermosa Beach, CA/USA
Charles Earland, organ
Clifford Adams, trombone
Darryl Washington, drums
James Vass, soprano sax, alto sax
Maynard Parker, guitar
Elmer Coles, trumpet
Kenneth Nash, congas
Charls III
Prestige PR 10061
recorded feb 1972/feb 1973 in USA
Charles Earland, organ
Lee Morgan, trumpet
Billy Harper, tenor sax
Maynard Parker, guitar
Billy Cobham, drums
Darryl Washington, drums, percussion
Jon Faddis, trumpet, flugelhorn
Victor Paz, trumpet, flugelhorn
Virgil Jones, trumpet, flugelhorn
Richard Williams, trumpet, flugelhorn
Joe Shepley, trumpet, flugelhorn
Dick Griffin, trombone
Jack Jeffers, trombone, tuba
Garnett Brown, trombone
Billy Harper, tenor sax, alto flute
Seldon Powell, baritone sax, alto flute
John Furie, guitar
Greg Miller, guitar
Jack Turner, guitar, percussion
Stuart Scharf, guitar
Sonny Morgan, conga
Larry Killian, conga
The Dynamite Brothers
Prestige P-10082
recorded november 1973 in New York City/USA
Charles Earland, organ, piano, synthesizer
Eddie Henderson, trumpet, flugelhorn
Jon Faddis, trumpet, flugelhorn
Victor Paz, trumpet, flugelhorn
Danny Moore, trumpet, flugelhorn
Wayne Andre, trombone
Dave Hubbard, alto flute, soprano sax, tenor sax
Patrick Gleeson, synthesizer
Mark Elf, guitar
Cornell Dupree, guitar
Keith Loving, guitar
Mervin Bronson, bass
Darryl Washington, drums, tympani
Billy Hart, drums
Larry Killian, percussion
Kharma
Prestige P-10095
recorded live july 1974 in Montreux/Switzerland
Charles Earland, organ, piano, synthesizer
Jon Faddis, trumpet
Clifford Adams, trombone
Dave Hubbard, flute, soprano sax, tenor sax
Aurell Ray, guitar
Ron Carter, bass
George Johnson, drums
Leaving This Planet
Prestige P-66002
recorded dec 1973/febr 1974 in Berkeley, CA and San Francisco, CA/USA
Charles Earland, organ, synthesizer
Eddie Henderson, trumpet
Dave Hubbard, alto flute, soprano sax, tenor sax
Joe Henderson, tenor sax
Patrick Gleeson, synthesizers
Mark Elf, guitar
Eddie Arkin, guitar
Greg Crockett, guitar
Brian Brake, drums
Harvey Mason, drums
Larry Killian, percussion
Rudy Copeland, vocals
Odyssey
Mercury SRM 11049
recorded 1976 in USA
Charles Earland, piano, synthsizer, organ
Richard Himsvark, synthsizer
Ron Carter, bass
Lawrence Killian, congas, percussion
Howard King, drums
Abe Speller, drums
Randy Brecker, trumpet
John Abercrombie, guitar
Robert Lowe, guitar
John Blair, violin
The Great Pyramid
Mercury 1-1113
recorded 1976 in USA
Charles Earland, piano, synthsizer
further details unknown
Revelation
Mercury SRM-1-1149
recorded 1977 in USA
Charles Earland, organ, piano, synthesizers
Eric Gale, guitar
Paul Jackson, bass
Patrick Ankrom, percussion
Michael Brecker, tenor sax
Randy Brecker, trumpet
Arthur Grant, tenor sax, bass clarinet
Zachary Sanders, vocal
Jackie Turner, guitar
Butch Campbell, guitar
David Clark, bass
Abraham Speller, drums
Harvey Mason, drums
Jose Cheo Santos, percussion
Lawrence Killian, congas
Smokin'
Muse MR 5126
recorded 1977 in Englewood Cliffs, NJ/USA
Charles Earland, organ
Jimmy Ponder, guitar
Dave Schnitter, tenor sax
George Coleman, tenor sax
Herb Fisher, percussion
Walter Perkins, drums
Bobby Durham, drums
The Nearness Of You
Muse MR 5178
recorded november 1977 in Englewood Cliffs, NJ/USA
Houston Person, tenor sax
Virgil Jones, trumpet
Melvin Sparks, guitar
Charles Earland, organ
Etta Jones, vocal
Mervyn Bronson, bass
Grady Tate, bass
Lawrence Killian, percussion
Sonny Phillips, piano
Bar Wars
Muse MR 5162
recorded december 1977 in Englewood Cliffs, NJ/USA
Willis Jackson, tenor sax
Charles Earland, organ
Pat Martino, guitar
Idris Muhammad, drums
Buddy Caldwell, conga
Mama Roots
Muse MR 5156
recorded 1977 in Englewood Cliffs, NJ/USA
Charles Earland, organ
Dave Schnitter, tenor sax
George Coleman, tenor sax
Jimmy Ponder, guitar
Walter Perkins, drums
Bobby Durham, drums
Infant Eyes
Muse MR 5181
recorded 1978 in Englewood Cliffs, NJ/USA
Charles Earland, organ
Frank Wess, flute, tenor sax
Bill Hardman, trumpet
Jimmy Ponder, guitar
Grady Tate, drums
Melvin Sparks, guitar
Mack Goldsbury, tenor sax
Lawrence Killian, percussion
Pleasant Afternoon
Muse MR 5201
recorded april 1978 in Englewood Cliffs, NJ/USA
Charles Earland, organ, vocals
Ralph Dorsey, conga, percussion
Bill Hardman, trumpet
Houston Person, tenor sax
Grady Tate, drums
Perceptions
Mercury 13720
recorded 1978 in USA
Charles Earland, vocals, keyboards, percussion
Randy Muller, keyboards
Skyy, vocals
Gregory Spotswood, bass
Alfredo Rios jr, congas
Daryle Moss, drums
Butch Sierra, guitar
Sol Roberts, guitar
Clifford Richmond, guitar
Coming To You Live
Columbia 84815
recorded 1979 in USA
Charles Earland, organ
further details unknown
Earland's Jam
Columbia 37573
recorded 1979 in USA
Charles Earland, organ, synthsizer
further details unknown
Part Of You
CBS 83464
recorded 1979 in New York, NY/USA
Eric Gale, guitar
Charles Earland, organ
Idris Muhammad, drums
Nothing Butt ...
Muse MR 5294
recorded june 1980 in Englewood Cliffs, NJ/USA
Willis Jackson, tenor sax
Pat Martino, guitar
Charles Earland, organ
Grady Tate, drums
Buddy Caldwell, percussion
Touch Of Silk
Sony Music 5058
recorded 1980 in New Orleans, LA/USA
Eric Gale, guitar
Allen Toussaint, piano, synthesizers
Robert "Rock" Dabon, synthesizers
David Barard, bass
James Black, drums
Kenneth "Afro" Williams, percussion
Gary rown, alto sax, tenor sax
Grover Washington jr., tenor sax, soprano sax
Idris Huhammad, drums
Charles Earland, organ
Arthur Blythe, alto sax
Harold Vick, tenor sax
In The Pocket
Muse MR 5240
recorded 1982 in Englewood Cliffs, NJ/USA
Charles Earland, organ
Houston Person, tenor sax
Melvin Sparks, guitar
Idris Muhammad, drums
Street Themes
Columbia 38547
recorded 1983 in USA
Charles Earland, organ
Rubens Bassini, percussion
Leslie Ming, drums
Dunn Pearson jr, keyboards, vocals
and others
Front Burner
Milestone M 9165
recorded june 1988 in Englewood Cliffs, NJ/USA
Charles Earland, organ
Virgil Jones, trumpet
Bill Easley, tenor sax
Bobby Broom, guitar
Buddy Williams, drums
Frank Colon, conga
Third Degree Burn
Milestone M-9174
recorded may 1989 in Rutherford, NJ/USA
Charles Earland, organ
Lew Soloff, trumpet
Grover Washington jr., soprano sax, tenor sax
David Newman, soprano sax, tenor sax
Bobby Broom, guitar
Buddy Williams, drums
Ralph Dorsey, percussion
Whip Appeal
Muse MCD 5409
recorded may 1990 in Englewood Cliff, NJ/USA
Charles Earland, organ
Johnny Coles, flugelhorn
Jeffrey Newell, soprano sax, alto sax
Houston Person, tenor sax
Robert Block, guitar
Marvon Jones, drums
Lawrence Killian, congas, percussion
Unforgettable
Muse MCD 5409
recorded december 1991 in Englewood Cliff, NJ/USA
Charles Earland, organ
Oliver Nevels, guitar
Houston Person, tenor sax
Erix Alexander, soprano sax, tenor sax
Kenny Rampton, trumpet
Clifford Adams, trumpet
Gregory Williams, drums
Buddy Williams, drums
Lawrence Killian, percussion
I Ain't Jivin' I'm Jammin'
Muse MCD 5481
recorded december 1992 in Englewood Cliff, NJ/USA
Charles Earland, organ
Eric Alexander, soprano sax, tenor sax
Clifford Adams, trombone
Oliver Nevels, guitar
Darryl Jones, bass
Steve Cobb, drums
Tony Carpenter, percussion
Live At The Bop Shop Chicago
no label
recorded live 01 january 1995 in Chicaho/USA
Charles Earland, organ
Vince Hector, drums
Dave Samson, guitar
Lou Solof, trumpet
Eric Alexander, tenor sax
Ready 'n Able
Muse MCD 5499
recorded january 1995 in Englewood Cliff, NJ/USA
Charles Earland, Hammond B3 organ
Lou Soloff, trumpet
Eric Alexander, tenor sax
David Samson, guitar
Gary Frite, percussions
Vincent Ector, drums
Live at Akbar Hall
Nectar NR98002
recorded may 1996 live at Akbar Hall Edinson, NJ/USA
Charles Earland, Hammond B3 organ
Melvin Sparks, guitar
Houston Person, tenor sax
Idris Muhammad, drums
Blake Unangst, congas
Blowing The Blues Away
High Note HCD 7010
recorded february 1997 in Englewood Cliff, NJ/USA
Charles Earland, organ
Eric Alexander, Hammond B3 organ
James Rotundi, trumpet
Bob de Vos, guitar
Greg Rockingham, drums
Slammin' & Jammin'
Savant SCD 2008
recorded may 1997 in Englewood Cliff, NJ/USA
Charles Earland, organ
Carlos Garnett, tenor sax
Melvin Sparks, guitar
Eric Sealls, bass
Bernard Purdie, drums
Gary Fritz, drums
Cookin' With The Mighty Burner
High Note HCD 7014
recorded may 1997 in Englewood Cliff, NJ/USA
Charles Earland, Hammond B3 organ
Eric Alexander, tenor sax
James Rotondi, trumpet
Melvin Sparks, guitar
Bobby Durham, drums
Gary Fritz, percussion
Jazz Organ Summit
Cannonball CBD 27201
recorded may 1997 in Chicago, IL/USA
Charles Earland, Hammond B3 organ
Lonnie Smith, Hammond B3 organ
Johnny Hammond Smith, Hammond B3 organ
Jimmy McGriff, Hammond B3 organ
Jim Rotundi, trumpet
Mike Allemana, guitar
Terry Morrisette, drums
Frank Catalano, tenor sax
Erix Alexander, tenor sax
Bob Devos, guitar
Greg Rockingham, drums
Breaking The Ice
Savant SCD 2017
recorded may 1998 in Rutherford, NJ/USA
Bob de Vos, guitar
Charles Earland, Hammond B3 organ, soprano sax
Henry Gibson, percussion
Vincent Ector, drums
Stomp!
High Note 7037
recorded march 1999 in Englewood Cliffs, NJ/USA
Charles Earland, organ
Eric Alexander, tenor sax
Bill Boris, guitar
Michael Karn, tenor sax
James Rotondi, trumpet
Greg Rockingham, drums
The Uptown Lowdown
Savant SCD2022
recorded march 1999 in Paramus, NJ/USA
Irene Reid, vocals
Charles Earland, Hammond B3 organ
Eric Alexander, tenor sax
Mike Karn, tenor sax
James Rotondi, trumpet
Bill Boris, guitar
Greg Rockingham, drums
Alexander The Great
High Note HCD 7013
recorded may 1999 in Englewood Cliffs, NJ/USA
Eric Alexander, tenor sax
Peter Bernstein, guitar
Charles Earland, Hammond organ
Joe Farnsworth, drums
If Only For One Night
High Note HCD 7092
recorded october 1999 in Englewood Cliff, NJ/USA
Charles Earland, Hammond B3 organ
Najee, soprano sax, tenor sax, flute
Melvin Sparks, guitar
Buddy Williams, drums
Gary Fritz, percussion
Funk Fantastique
Prestige PRCD 11030-2
recorded 1971-1973 in USA
tracks 4-7 originally released on "Charles III", others previously unreleased
Charles Earland, Hammond B3 organ, piano
various

 

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