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Cedar Walton

A one-time member of Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, Cedar Walton is one of the most sought-after and versatile pianists in jazz. He joins Alyn Shipton to discuss records made under his own name, as well as work with Blakey, the Jazztet, Ron Carter and Lee Morgan.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 2 Jul 2011 16:00

Music Played

  • Osian Roberts and Steve Fishwick Quintet

    Head And Shoulders

    Composer: Cedar Walton Performers: George Coleman, ts; Cedar Walton, p; Sam Jones, b; Billy Higgins, d. 1975.

    • ‚ĶWith Cedar Walton.
    • Hard Bop Records.
    • 33006.
  • Cedar Walton and Eastern Rebellion

    Mode for Joe

    Composer: Cedar Walton Performers: George Coleman, ts; Cedar Walton, p; Sam Jones, b; Billy Higgins, d. 1975.

    • Eastern Rebellion.
    • Timeless.
  • Lee Morgan

    Sweet Honey Bee

    Composer: Duke Pearson Performers: Lee Morgan, t; Jackie McLean, as; Hank Mobley, ts; Cedar Walton, p; Paul Chambers, b; Billy Higgins, d. 29 Sept 1966.

    • Charisma.
    • Blue Note.
    • 83412.
  • Cedar Walton / Ron Carter

    Back To Bologna

    Composer: Cedar Walton Performers: Cedar Walton, p; Ron Carter, b. Dec 1981

    • Heart and Soul.
    • Timeless.
    • 158.
  • The Jazztet

    Hi Fly

    Composer: Weston Performers: Art Farmer, tp; Benny Golson, ts; Tom McIntosh, tb; Cedar Walton, p; Tommy Williams, b; Albert 'Tootie' Heath, d. Recorded at Nola Studios, New York City, in Sept. 1960.

    • Big City Sounds.
    • Fresh Sound.
    • 1653.
  • Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers

    Mosaic

    Composer: Weston Performers: Art Blakey, d; Wayne Shorter, ts; Freddie Hubbard, t; Curtis Fuller, tr; Cedar Walton, p; Jymie Merritt, b. Recorded on October 2, 1961.

    • Mosaic.
    • Blue Note.
    • 37769.
  • Cedar Walton

    Brazil

    Composer: Weston Performers: Cedar Walton, p; Cucho Martinez, b; Ray Mantilla, perc. Recorded at Van Gelder Studio on June, 2002.

    • Latin Tinge.
    • High Note.
    • 757099.
  • Cedar Walton featuring Clifford Jordan

    Holy Land

    Composer: Cedar Walton Performers: Cedar Walton, p; Clifford Jordan, ts; Sam Jones, b; Louis Hayes d. Jan 73

    • Naima.
    • Savoy.
  • Eddie Harris

    When a Man Loves a Woman

    Composer: Lewis, Right Performers: Eddie Harris, ts; Cedar Walton, p; Ron Carter, b; Billy Higgins, d.

    • The Tender Storm.
    • Atlantic.
  • Kenny Dorham

    From this moment on

    Composer: Twain Performers: Kenny Dorham, t; Curtis Fuller, tb; Cedar Walton, p; Sam Jones, b; Charlie Persip, d; G.T. Hogan, sax. July and August, 1958

    • Sings and Plays : This is the moment.
    • Riverside / OJC.
    • CD 812.
  • Cedar Walton

    Firm Roots

    Composer: Cedar Walton Performers: Joshua Redman, ts; Terrence Blanchard, t; Ron Carter, b; Lewis Nash, D; Cedar Walton, p

    • Roots.
    • Astor Place.
    • CD4010.

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