Discography
I've Got A Woman
Sue P-1012
recorded 1962 in USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Morris Dow, guitar
Jackie Mills, drums
One Of Mine
Sue P-1013, reissued on Collectables COL-5715
recorded 1963 in USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Larry Frazier, guitar
Morris Dow, guitar, harmonica
Willie "Saint" Jenkins, drums
At The Apollo
Sue P-1017, reissued on Collectables COL-5126
recorded 1963 in USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Larry Frazier, guitar
Rudolph Johnson, tenor sax
Willie "Saint" Jenkins, drums
Jimmy McGriff At The Organ
Sue P-1020, reissued on Collectables COL-5716
recorded 1963 in USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Larry Frazier, guitar
Rudolph Johnson, tenor sax
Jimmie Smith, drums
Topkapi
Sue P-1033, reissued on Collectables COL-5717
recorded 1963 in USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Blues For Mr. Jimmy
Sue, reissued on Stateside SSL 6005
recorded 1963 in USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Live Where The Action's At!
Veep VPS 16515
recorded 1967 in USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Thornel Schwartz, guitar
Willy Jenkins, drums
A Bag Full Of Soul
Solid State 5C038-60105
recorded 1966 in USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Thornel Schwartz, guitar
Willy Jenkins, drums
The Big Band [aka Tribute To Count Basie]
Solid State 669151
recorded march/april 1966 in USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
big band conducted by Manny Albam
Thornel Schwartz, guitar
Mel Lewis, drums
Grady Tate, drums
Jimmy McGriff
Groove Merchant GM 503
recorded 1966 in USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Murray Watson, trumpet
Cliff Davis, flute, tenor sax
Johnny Board, flute, baritone sax
Horace Ott, piano
Everett Barksdale, guitar
Wye Bennett, guitar
Richard Davis, bass
Richard Evans, bass
Marion Booker jr, drums
Lawrence Killian, percussion
Cherry
Solid State 18006
recorded 1966 in USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Eric Gale, guitar
Everett Barksdale, guitar
Milt Hinton, bass
Grady tate, drums
A Bag Full Of Blues
Solid State 18017
recorded 1967 in USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Jerome Richardson, soprano sax
Barry Galbraith, guitar
Wally Richardson, guitar
Mel Lewis, drums
Richard Davis, bass
Joe Newman, trumpet
I've Got A New Woman
Solid State 18030
recorded 1967 in USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
further players unknown
Where The Action's At!
Veep 13515
recorded 1967 in Newark, NJ/USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Thornel Schwartz, guitar
Willie Jenkins, drums
Honey
Solid State SS 18036
recorded 1968 in New York City/USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
further details unknown
The Worm
Solid State SS 18045
recorded 1968 in USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Mel Lewis, drums
Grady Tate, drums
Thornel Schwartz, guitar
"Fats" Theus, tenor sax
Robert Ashton, baritone sax
Danny Turner, alto sax
Blue Mitchell, trumpet
Bob Bushnell, fender bass
Step One
Solid State SS 18053
recorded december 1968 in New York/USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Danny Turner, alto sax
Larry Frazier, guitar
"Fats" Theus, tenor sax
Jesse Kilpatrick jr, drums
Bob Ashton, baritone sax
Richard Mitchell, trumpet
A Thing To Come By
Solid State SS 18060
recorded 1968 in USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ, piano
Blue Mitchell, trumpet
Larry Frazier, guitar
Danny Turner, alto sax
Fats Theus, soprano sax
Jesse Kirkpatrick, drums
Electric Funk
Blue Note BST 84350
recorded september 1969 in USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Horace Ott, piano
others unknown
The Way You Look Tonight
Solid State SS-18063
recorded 1969 in New York/USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
others unknown
The Dudes Doin' Business
Capitol ST-569
recorded 1970 in New York City/USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Junior Parker, vocals
Horace Ott, piano
Cornell Dupree, guitar
Eric Gale, guitar
Chuck Rainey, bass
Bernard Purdie, drums
Soul Sugar
Capitol ST-616
recorded autumn 1970 in New York/USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
others unknown
Something To Listen To
Blue Note BST-84364
recorded autumn 1970 in New York/USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Arthur "Fats" Theus, tenor sax
others unknown
Black Pearl
Blue Note BST 84374
recorded 1971 live at the Golden Slipper in Newark, NJ/USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Arthur Theus, sax
O'Donel Levy, guitar
St. Jenkins, drums
William Thorpe, baritone sax
Joseph Morris, alto sax
Ronald White, trumpet
Jimmy McGriff And Junior Parker
United Artists UAS-5597
recorded 1971 (?) live at the Golden Slipper in Newark, NJ/USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Junior Parker, vocals
Horace Ott, piano
Arthur "Fats" Theus, tenor sax
O'Donel "Butch" Levy, guitar
Saint Jenkins, drums
William Thorpe, baritone sax
Joseph Morris, alto sax
Ronald White, trumpet
Good Things Don't Happen Every Day
United Artists UAS-6814
recorded february 1971 in New York/USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Junior Parker, vocals
Horace Ott, piano
Cornell Dupree, guitar
Eric Gale, guitar
Chuck Rainey, bass
Bernard Purdie, drums
Groove Grease
Groove Merchant GM 503
recorded 1971 in New York/USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Murray Watson, trumpet
Cliff Davis, tenor sax, flute
Johnny Beard, baritone sax, flute
Horace Ott, piano
Everett Barksdale, guitar
Wyne Bennett, guitar
Richard Davis, bass
Richard Evans, bass
Marion J. Booker, drums
Lawrence Killian, percussion
Let's Stay Together
Groove Merchant GM 506
recorded 1972 in USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Thornel Schwartz, guitar
St. Jenkins, drums
Fly Dude
Groove Merchant GM 509
recorded 1972 in USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
George Freeman, guitar
John Thomas, guitar
Marion Booker jr, drums
Ronald Arnold, tenor sax
Cook County Jail
Groove Merchant GM 515
recorded live october 1972 at Cook County Jail in Chicago, IL/USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
George Freeman, guitar
O'Donel Levy, guitar
Marion Booker jr, drums
Mickey Bass, bass
Giants Of The Organ In Concert
Groove Merchant DP 24
recorded 1973 live at Paul's Mall in Boston/USA
Richard 'Groove' Holmes, organ
Jimmy McGriff, organ
O'Donel Levy, guitar
Leon Cook, guitar
Mark Elf, guitar
Mike Moss, drums
Kwasi Jayourba, percussion
Giants Of The Organ Come Together
Groove Merchant GM 520
recorded 1973 in USA
Richard 'Groove' Holmes, organ
Jimmy McGriff, organ
O'Donel Levy, guitar
George Freeman, guitar
Bernard Purdie, drums
Kwasi Jayourba, conga
Black And Blues
Groove Merchant GM 2203
recorded prob. 1963-1964 in USA, released in 1973
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Rudolph Johnson, tenor sax
Larry Frazier, guitar
Willie "Saint" Jenkins, drums
Jerry Gemmott, bass
If You're Ready Come Go With Me
Groove Merchant GM 529
recorded 1974 in USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
others unknown
The Main Squeeze
Groove Merchant GM 534
recorded 1974 in New York/USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ, keyboards
Connie Lester, alto sax
Jimmy Ponder, guitar
Eddie Gladden, drums
The Last Blues Album 1
Groove Merchant GM 3303
recorded october 1974 in USA
Buddy Rich, drums
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax
George Freeman, guitar
Kenny Barron, piano
Bobby Cranshaw, bass
Supa Cookin'
Groove Merchant GM 4409
issued 1974
blend of the LPs "Giants Of The Organ Come Together" and "Giants Of The Organ In Concert"
Stump Juice
Groove Merchant GM 3309
recorded 1975 in USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ, keyboards
Ernest Jones, keyboards
Leo Johnson, sax
Jesse Morrisson, sax
Joe Thomas, tenor sax
Jimmy Ponder, guitar
Ralph Byrd, guitar
Andrew McCloud, bass
Lawrence Killian, percussion
Bobby Cranshaw, bass
The Mean machine
Groove Merchant GM 3311
recorded 1976 in New York/USA
Jimmy McGriff, Fender Rhodes, clavinet, synthesizer
Joe Thomas, tenor sax, flute
Cornell Dupree, guitar
Lance Quinn, guitar
Jerry Friedman, guitar
Bob Babbitt, bass
Jimmy Maelen, percussion
Rick Marotta, drums
Jerry Marotta, drums
Pat Rebillot, keyboards
Carlos Martin, congas
Law Felgatto, baritone sax
Alan Rubin, trumpet
John Frosk, trumpet
Tom Malone, trombone
Red Beans
Groove Merchant GM 3314
recorded september 1976 in USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ, piano, clavinet
Mike Brecker, tenor sax
Jerry Friedman, guitar
Bob Babbitt, bass
Barry Lazarowitz, drums
Gary Mure, drums
Jimmy Maelen, percussion
and others
Tailgunner
LRC-9316
recorded may 1977 in New York/USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Lance Quinn, guitar
Jerry Friedman, guitar
Jimmy Ponder, guitar
Bob Babbitt, bass
Will Lee, bass
Francisco Centano, bass
Alan Schwartzberg, drums
Jimmy Young, drums
Ron Zito, drums
Jimmy Maelen, percussion
Rubens Bassini, percussion
and others (horn and string section)
Outside Looking In
LRC-9320
recorded 1978 (?) in USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Hank Crawford, alto sax
Eddie Daniels, tenor sax
Jimmy Ponder, guitar
Jimmy Young, drums
Ron Zito, drums
Bob Babbitt, bass
Neil Jason, bass
Lance Quinnn, guitar
Jeff Mironov, guitar
Jimmy Maelen, percussion
Pat Rebillot, keyboards
Barry Miles, keyboards
City Lights
JAM 002
recorded dec 1980/febr 1981 in USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Bill Easley, alto sax
Idris Muhammed, drums
Victor Jones, drums
Danny Moore, trumpet
Jimmy Ponder, guitar
Harold Vick, tenor sax
Leo Johnson, alto sax
Wayne Boyd, guitar
Alfred Boyd, bass
Movin' Upside The Blues
JAM 005
recorded dec 1980/june 1981 in USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Arnold Sterling, alto sax
Jimmy Ponder, guitar
Vance James, drums
Bill Hardman, trumpet
Harold Vick, tenor sax
Danny Moore, trumpet
Bill Easley, alto sax
Victor Jones, drums
Richard Byrd, congas
The Groover
JAM 009
recorded june 1982 in Englewood Cliffs, NJ/USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ, piano
Arnold Sterling, alto sax
Billy Butler, guitar
Bob Cranshaw, bass
Belton Evans, drums
Ray Mantilla, percussion
Countdown
Milestone M-9116
recorded april 1983 in USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Marshall Keys, alto sax
Arnold Sterming, alto sax, tenor sax
Clifford Adams jr, trombone, Melvin Sparks, guitar
Vance James, drums
Skywalk
Milestone M-9126
recorded march 1984 in Rutherford, NJ/USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Michael Ridley, trumpet
Glenn Kaye, trumpet
Dominick Carelli, trombone
Bill Easley, alto sax
Coy Shockley, tenor sax
James Brundige, baritone sax
Jimmy Ponder, guitar
Don Williams, drums
Arnold Sterling, alto sax
Wayne Boyd, guitar
State Of The Art
Milestone M-9135
recorded may/june 1985 in New York/USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ, keyboards
Lonnie Smith, keyboards
Melvin Sparks, guitar
Stanley Banks, bass
Bernard Davis, drums
Jesse "Cheese" Hameen, drums
Soul Survivors
Milestone M-9142
recorded january 1986 in Englewood Cliffs, NJ/USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ, synthesizer
Hank Crawford, alto sax
George Benson, guitar
Jim Pittsburgh, guitar
Bernard Purdie, drums
Mel Lewis, drums
The Starting Five
Milestone M-9148
recorded october 1986 in USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Rusty Bryant, alto sax, tenor sax
David "Fathead" Newman, alto sax, tenor sax, flute
Mel Brown, guitar
Wayne Boyd, guitar
Bernard Purdie, drums
Cold Snap
Sonet SNTF 969
recorded 1986 in USA
Albert Collins, guitar, vocals
Mel Brown, guitar
Jimmy McGriff, keyboards
Allen Batts, keyboards
Johnny B. Gayden, bass
Morris Jennings, drums, percussion
The Starting Five
Milestone M-9153
recorded october 1986 in Englewood Cliffs, NJ/USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Rusty Bryant, alto sax, tenor sax
David Fathead Newman, alto sax, tenor sax, flute
Mel Brown, guitar
Wayne Boyd, guitar
Bernard Purdie, drums
Steppin' Up
Milestone M-9153
recorded june 1987 in Englewood Cliffs, NJ/USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Hank Crawford, alto sax
Jimmy Ponder, guitar
Vance James, drums
Blue To The Bone
Milestone M-9163
recorded july 1988 in Englewood Cliffs, NJ/USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Al Grey, trombone
Bill Easley, alto sax, tenor sax
Melvin Sparks, guitar
Bernard Purdie, drums
On The Blue Side
Milestone M-9177
recorded april/august 1989 in Englewood Cliffs, NJ/USA
Hank Crawford, alto sax
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Jimmy Ponder, guitar
Vance James, drums
You Ought To Think About Me
Headfirst A 379-2
recorded 1990 (?) in USA
Jimmy McGriff, Hammond organ, piano
Bill Easley, soprano sax, alto sax, tenor sax
Stanton Davis, trumpet
Dennis Wilson, trombone
Rodney Jones, guitar, bass
Bernard Purdie, drums
Pancho Morales, percussion
David Jackson jr, bass
Right Turn On Blue
Telarc CD-83366
recorded january 1994 in New York/USA
Jimmy McGriff, Hammond XB3 organ
Hank Crawford, alto sax
Jesse Hameen, drums
Rodney Jones, guitar
Blues Groove
Telarc CD-83381
recorded july 1995 in Stamford, CT/USA
Jimmy McGriff, Hammond XB3 organ
Hank Crawford, alto sax
Vance James, drums
Wayne Boyd, guitar
The Dream Team
Milestone MCD-9268-2
recorded august 1996 in Englewood Cliffs, NJ/USA
Jimmy McGriff, Hammond XB3 organ
David 'Fathead' Newman, tenor sax
Red Holloway, tenor sax, alto sax
Mel Brown, guitar
Bernard Purdie, drums
Road Tested
Milestone MCD-9274-2
recorded june 1997 in Englewood Cliffs, NJ/USA
Hank Crawford, alto sax
Jimmy McGriff, Hammond XB3 organ
Wayne Boyd, guitar
Bernard "Pretty" Purdie, drums
Straight Up
Milestone MCD-9285-2
recorded may 1998 in Englewood Cliffs, NJ/USA
Jimmy McGriff, Hammond XB3 organ
David 'Fathead' Newman, tenor sax
Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute
Wayne Boyd, guitar
Rodney Jones, guitar
Bernard Purdie, drums
Crunch Time
Milestone MCD-9287-2
recorded november 1998 in Englewood Cliffs, NJ/USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Hank Crawford, alto sax
Melvin Sparks, guitar
Cornell Dupree, guitar
Bernard Purdie, drums
Healing Time
Telarc CD-83490
recorded july/august 1999 in Carlisle, MA/USA
Ronnie Earl, guitar
Anthony Geraci, keyboards
Mark Greenberg, drums, percussion
Jimmy McGriff, Hammond B3 organ
Michael "Madcat" Ward, bass
Don Williams, drums, percussion
McGriff's House Party
Milestone MCD-9300-2
recorded september 1999 in Englewood Cliffs, NJ/USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Lonnie Smith, organ
Kenny Rampton, trumpet
Bill Easley, tenor sax
Eric Alexander, tenor sax
Rodney Jones, guitar
Bernard Purdie, drums
Feelin' It
Milestone MCD-9313-2
recorded october 2000 in Englewood Cliffs, NJ/USA
Jimmy McGriff, organ
Bill Easley, alto sax, tenor sax
David "Fathead" Newman, tenor sax
Ronnie Cuber, baritone sax
Wayne Boyd, guitar
Melvin Sparks, guitar
Don Williams, drums
Kenny Washington, drums

 

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