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Pressed for All TimeProducing the Great Jazz Albums from Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday to Miles Davis and Diana Krall$

Michael Jarrett

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781469630588

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630588.001.0001

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(p.287) Index

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Pressed for All Time
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A & R (artists and repertoire), xix, 18, 254;
Bacchus at Blue Note, 270;
at Columbia, 24, 74;
Griffin at GRP, 268;
Pryor at Mack Avenue, 278;
Ralbovsky at A&M, 213;
role of, 1, 7, 28, 95, 235
Abbey Sings Abbey (Lincoln), 226, 275–78
Adderley, Cannonball (saxophonist), 18, 111–12
Adderley, Nat (trumpeter), 82–83, 129
Adler, Murray (concert master), 175
Africa/Brass (J. Coltrane), 93–94
Air (trio), 201
Alarms and Excursions (Nix), 238
Albertson, Chris (producer, writer), 11
“All about Rosie,” 47
Allard, Jean-Philippe (producer), 246;
producing Haden, 278;
producing Lincoln, 218–19, 275–78;
producing Weston, 232–33, 239;
on signing G. Porter, 279;
on working with Newland, 219, 234
All for You (Krall), 268
All the Things We Are (Brubeck), 168
Altman, Robert (filmmaker), 240
Amarcord Nino Rota (various), 188, 241
America—Do You Remember the Love? (Ulmer), 204–5
Ammons, Gene (saxophonist), 55, 68, 87, 100
Anatomy of a Murder (Ellington), 72
Anderson, Arild (bassist), 210
Anderson, Jim (engineer), 235
And His Mother Called Him Bill (Ellington), 203–4
“And I Love Him,” 268
Antelope Freeway (H. Roberts), 142
Arc of the Testimony (Arcana), 260–61
Arcana (band), 260–61
“Are You Glad to Be in America,” 193–94
Armstrong, Louis (trumpeter, singer), 10, 19, 30, 35–37, 94, 112–13, 265–67
Art Ensemble of Chicago, The (band), 150–51, 238
Artist’s Choice (Burton), 204
Art of Song, The (Haden), 278
Ask the Ages (Sharrock), 227–28
Astro Black (Sun Ra), 152–54
Atlas, Jim (studio owner), 150
At the Blackhawk (S. Manne), 72–73
Audience for jazz, xviii;
African Americans, 112;
college crowd, 109;
connoisseurs, 126;
cosmopolitans, 90;
middle-aged, 145;
“no-wave,” 204;
wider audience, 149, 160, 200, 271
Avakian, Aram (photographer, filmmaker), 48, 64
Avakian, George (producer), 8, 265;
on Armstrong, 19;
at Columbia, 22–23, 24–25;
on Conkling, 25–27;
on Decca, 10–11;
on development of record formats, 25–27;
on B. Evans, 47;
on Gabler, 35;
on Hammond, 11–12;
on Keepnews (Riverside), 47–48;
on L. Koenig, 19;
on Lubinsky, 40–41;
Macero on, 74;
on Macero mastering Miles Ahead, 51–52;
producing Armstrong, 35–37;
producing Baker (promo), 64–65;
producing Brubeck, 41;
producing Chicago Jazz Album, 16–17;
producing Clayton, 38;
producing M. Davis, 48–52;
producing Ellington, 42;
producing Garner, 27–28, 40;
producing Goodman’s Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Concert, 22, 27;
on reissuing Hot Jazz Classics, 17;
producing LPs, 27–28, 35;
producing (p.288) Schuller, G. Russell, et al., 47, 49;
on self-produced artists, 115;
on I. Townsend (Lady in Satin), 71–72
Awakening (Jamal), 124–25
Ayler, Albert (saxophonist), 125–26, 236
Ayo (singer), 275
Bacchus, Brian (producer, A &R):
on A &R and producing demos for N. Jones, 271–72;
producing Barber, 234–35;
producing G. Porter, 278–80;
producing Weston, 232–34, 239–40
Backer, Steve (executive producer), 151, 170, 173, 201;
converting Ellington et al. to CD, 203–4;
on executive producer’s job, 202–3;
on executive producing Threadgill, 200–201;
on reissuing Burton, 204;
on reissuing Desmond, 204
Bad! Bossa Nova (Ammons), 100
“Bags’ Groove,” 38
Baker, Chet (trumpeter, singer), 63–65, 159, 160, 179–80, 255
Balliett, Whitney (writer), 96
“Ballin’ the Jack,” 14–15
Band, The, 221
Baraka, Amiri (writer), 109
“Barbary Coast,” 171
Barber, Patricia (singer), 234–35
Barbieri, Gato (saxophonist), 151–52
Baron, Joey (drummer), 220
Basie, Count (pianist, bandleader), 14, 35, 91, 245
Bates, Alan (producer), 170
Beatles, The (band), 29, 142
Bechet, Sidney (saxophonist), 25
Before We Were Born (Frisell), 210–12
Be Good (G. Porter), 278
“Bei Mir Bist Du Shein,” 146
Beinhorn, Michael (producer, keyboardist), 193
Belden, Bob (producer, saxophonist), 110;
on improvisation on Kind of Blue, 77;
on Macero, 135, 136;
on reissue roster at Sony/Legacy, 115;
on reissuing M. Davis, 127–36
passim, 155
Bendian, Gregg (drummer), 214
Bennett, Tony (singer), 158–59
Benson, George (guitarist), 149, 165–68
Berkowitz, Steve (producer):
on Armstrong reissues, 37, 265–67;
on Holiday reissues, 258–60
Betts, Keter (bass), 98
Bey, Andy (singer), 263–64
Beyond the Missouri Sky (Short Stories) (Haden and Metheny), 261–63
Big Band Theory (C. Bley), 245
Bigsby, Baker (engineer), 154
Bird (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), 207–8
Birth of the Cool (M. Davis), 49
Bitches Brew (M. Davis), 127, 134–37
Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Album, The (Beiderbecke), 16n
Black Saint and the Sinner Lady, The (Mingus), 102
Black Talk (Earland), 139–41
Blackwell, Ed (drummer), 81
Blanton-Webster Band, The (Ellington), 203
Bley, Carla (composer, pianist) (with Swallow, bassist):
on Hanrahan and Willner, 244–45;
on self-production, 228–29;
theory of jazz production, 244–45
Bley, Paul (pianist), 247–48
Block, Martin (Make Believe Ballroom radio show), 19, 86
Blue Light ’til Dawn (C. Wilson), 241–43
Blues and the Abstract Truth, The (Nelson), 92–93
Blues, Ballads & Bey (Bey), 263
Blues Preacher (Ulmer), 229
Bock, Dick (producer), 123
Body and Soul (Cohn and Sims), 148
Bond, Jimmy (arranger), 189
Braxton, Anthony (composer, saxophonist), 168–71
passim, 201, 202, 247
Breezin’ (Benson), 149, 166–68
Brilliant Corners (Monk), 164
(p.289) Bring Yr Camera (the President), 206–7
Broadway, 18, 43, 120
“Broken Wings,” 198
Brooks, Harvey (bassist), 136
Brooks, Mel, and Carl Reiner (comedians), 62n
Brooks, Michael (producer), 265
Brothers and Other Mothers (various), 173
Brown, Marion (saxophonist), 161
Brubeck, Dave (pianist), 41, 78, 180
Bruce, Jack (bassist), 223
Brunner-Schwer, Hans Georg (record-label executive), 157
Burton, Gary (vibraphonist), 119–20, 204
Byard, Jaki (pianist), 120–21, 188
Bye Bye Blackbird (Jarrett), 246
Byrd, Charlie (guitarist), 98
“Cabaret,” 113
Cables, George (pianist), 60, 163, 184
Cadena, Ozzie (producer), 21, 67, 100
Camorra, La (Piazzolla), 198
Campbell, Larry (guitarist), 276, 277
Carnegie Hall Concert (Mulligan and Baker), 255
Carry the Day (Threadgill), 255–56
Carter, Ron (bassist), 219
Case of the 3 Sided Dream in Audio Color, The (Kirk), 162–63
Cavaluzzo, Matt (engineer), 267
Chadley, Yassir (singer, lutist), 233
Changing Face of Harlem, The (various), 173
Chapter One: Latin America (Barbieri), 151–52
Charles, Ray (singer, bandleader), 65, 90, 93
Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus, 95–96
Cherry, Don (trumpeter), 82, 177, 181
Chet Baker Sings, 63–64
Chicago Jazz Album (various), 8, 16–17
Chicago Style jazz, 16–17
Circle (trio), 238
“Circle in the Round,” 155
Clark, Sam (record-label executive), 65
Claude’s Late Morning (Previte), 210
Claxton, William (photographer), 60, 61–62
Clayton, Buck (trumpeter), 14, 28, 38–39, 85
Closeness (Haden), 176
Cogbill, Tommy (bassist), 122
Cohen, Leonard (singer-songwriter), 195
Cohn, Al (saxophonist), 145, 148, 172–73
Coker, Dolo (pianist), 147
Cole, Nat King (singer, pianist), 268
Coleman, Ornette (composer, saxophonist), 71, 81–82, 175–79, 181–82, 252, 261;
theory of harmolodics, 182–83
Coltrane (J. Coltrane), 66–67
Coltrane, Alice (composer, keyboardist), 174–75
Coltrane, John (saxophonist), 48, 62, 66–70
Come Away with Me (N. Jones), 270–73
Commitment (Hall), 164–65
Complete CBS Buck Clayton Jam Sessions, The, 39
Complete Hot Five and Hot Seven Recordings, The (Armstrong), 265–67
Complete Savoy Studio Sessions, The (C. Parker), 174
Concert by the Sea (Garner), 40
Concierto (Hall), 159–60
Condon, Eddie (guitarist), 14–15, 16–17
Conjure: Music for the Texts of Ishmael Reed (various), 195
Conkling, Jim (record-label executive), 25–27
Connoisseurship, xix, xxi, 1, 16–17, 19, 46–47, 94, 96, 97, 165, 187, 192, 274
Constellation (Stitt), 147
Copeland, Johnny (guitarist), 239–40
Copland, Aaron (composer), 71
Corea, Chick (pianist), 121, 129
Cornell 1964 (Mingus), 275
Costa, Don (producer, arranger), 65, 93
(p.290) Coster, Harry (record maker), 259
Creative Orchestra Music 1976 (Braxton), 170–71
Crispell, Marilyn (pianist), 246–47
Crosby, Bing (singer), 22, 266
Crouch, Stanley (writer), 109
Crying Song (Laws), 123
Crystal, Jack (record store owner), 13
Crystal Spears and Cymbals (Sun Ra), 152–54
Cuscuna, Michael (producer):
at Atlantic, 150, 170;
on Avakian, 39;
on Blue Note packaging, 104–5;
on Gabler (Decca), 28;
on Granz (Verve), 104;
on Leiber, Stoller and Spector, 169;
on Lion (Blue Note), 102–3;
on Maceo, 75–76, 131–32;
producing the Art Ensemble of Chicago, 150–51;
producing Braxton, 170–71;
producing Brubeck, Konitz, and Braxton, 168;
on reissuing Clayton, 39;
on reissuing M. Davis, 131–32, 135–36;
on rhythm-driven tracks, 149–50;
theory of production, 168–70;
on Weinstock (Prestige), 104
Dancing in Your Head (Coleman), 178
Davis, Betty (singer). See Mabry, Betty
Davis, Clive (record-label executive), 76, 112, 127, 131, 169n, 173
Davis, Eddie “Lockjaw” (saxophonist), 70
Davis, Miles (trumpeter):
audience for, 112;
with Avakian on Columbia, 48–52;
with Macero on Columbia, 73n, 75–78, 97–98, 99, 105, 110–11, 116, 127–36
passim, 143–44, 155;
on Prestige, 32, 38;
on Warner Bros., 198–99
Davis, Walter (pianist), 169
Death and the Flower (Jarrett), 162
DeJohnette, Jack (drummer), 246
Delaunay, Charles (writer), 9
Deodato, Eumir (keyboardist), 149
Desmond, Paul (saxophonist), 159, 160, 179, 204
Dig (M. Davis), 32
Diverse Yusef Lateef, The, 138
Dodgion, Jerry (saxophonist), 218
Dolphy, Eric (saxophonist), 68, 83–84, 92, 103, 225
Dominick, Robert (R. D.) (banjoist), 112
Donaldson, Lou (saxophonist), 139
D’Orleans, Bob (engineer), 96
Dorn, Joel (producer), 150, 186, 284;
on end of an era of production, 138–39;
on N. Ertegun, 56–57, 116–18;
on N. Hentoff, 57;
on S. Mingus, 224–25;
producing Burton, 119–20;
producing E. Harris, 118;
producing Kirk, 118–19, 138, 162–63;
producing Lateef, 137–38;
producing Mingus, 155–56;
on production at Atlantic, 116–18;
survey of jazz producers, 18–19;
on Willner, 186;
Willner on, 240
Dowd, Tom (engineer, producer), 117, 150;
on N. Ertegun, 55–56;
on miking E. Blackwell, 81;
producing jazz vs. pop, 45;
on miking E. Jones, 81;
on Macero, 106–7;
producing H. Mann, 121–22;
producing Tristano, 45–46;
on record formats, 24;
on recording Coleman, 81, 82;
on recording J. Coltrane, 81–82;
on recording Mingus, 57–58, 155
DownBeat, 16, 101
Dozier, Lamont (songwriter), 138
Dragonfly (Mulligan), 255
Drayton, Ronnie (guitarist), 229
Drew, Kenny, Jr. (pianist), 230
Dr. John (Mac Rebennack) (pianist), 195
Drugs and alcohol, 51, 63, 86, 87–88, 138, 146–47, 180, 239
“Drume Negrita,” 263
Dufty, Bill (writer), 12
DuNann, Roy (engineer), 59–60, 61
Durham, Eddie (guitarist), 13
Earland, Charles (organist), 139–41
Easily Slip into Another World (Threadgill), 201–2
Eastwood, Clint (filmmaker), 207
Echo, 53;
mixing or mastering and, 59, (p.291) 157, 235;
recording and, 75, 128;
echo chambers, 31, 40;
experimentation with, 244, 250;
to hide splices, 40, 51–52;
natural reverb, 15, 159
Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis Cookbook, The, 70
Editing:
compositing (comping) vocal tracks, 259, 274, 276;
punching in, 144, 160;
splicing tape, 3, 38–39, 40–41, 51–52, 64, 70–71, 103, 105–6, 107, 118, 160;
three-machine editing, 29, 132
Edwards, Esmond (producer), 66, 100, 139;
as African American, 67;
at Chess, 107–8;
on editing tape, 70–71, 107;
on independent record labels, 68–69;
on jazz vs. pop production, 108;
on Lion (Blue Note), 160;
at Prestige, 67–68;
producing Benson, 166, 168;
producing J. Coltrane, 66–67;
producing Dolphy, 83–84;
producing Hawkins, 85–86;
producing Jarrett, 86;
producing R. Lewis, 107;
producing J. Smith, 168;
on Creed Taylor (CTI), 160;
on Van Gelder, 70, 84–85;
Weinstock on, 70;
on widening the jazz audience, 160;
on working with drug addicts, 87–88;
on working with engineers, 85
Edwards, Teddy (saxophonist), 88
Eicher, Manfred (producer), 211, 236, 238, 246, 247, 252
Eisler, Hanns (composer), 43–44
Electric Bath (Ellis), 115
“Electrical Storm,” 222
Ella Sings Gershwin (Fitzgerald), 28–29
Ellington, Duke (bandleader, composer, pianist), 28, 36, 42, 72, 94, 203–4
Ellington at Newport, 23, 42
Ellis, Don (trumpeter), 115
Engineers, comments on work with, 3–6
passim, 78, 96, 152, 219, 225, 254, 235, 260, 271. See also Van Gelder, Rudy
Epitaph (Mingus), 224
EQ (equalizing recordings), 78, 98, 131, 199
Equinox Express Elevator (H. Roberts), 142
Erskine, Peter (drummer), 184
Ertegun, Ahmet (producer), 10, 56, 58–59, 117, 150, 183, 209
Ertegun, Nesuhi (producer), 10, 19, 20, 55–59
passim, 116–18, 121, 150;
Cuscuna on, 170;
producing Coleman, 71;
Weinstock on, 69
Euphonic Sounds (R. Robinson), 264–65
Evans, Bill (pianist), 18, 47, 92, 99–100, 116, 156–59
Evans, Gil (composer, arranger), 53–54, 90–92, 216
Exile on Main Street (Rolling Stones), 253
Exotica (Hanrahan), 245
Explorations (Macero), 73n
Faddis, Jon (trumpeter), 209
Faithfull, Marianne (singer), 188
“Faith in the Pants, Not in the Prick,” 223
Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert, The (Goodman), 22, 27
Fanfare for the Warriors (Art Ensemble of Chicago), 150–51
Farrell, Joe (saxophonist), 184
Feather, Leonard (writer), 61
Feels Like Home (N. Jones), 272–74
Feigin, Leo (producer), 191–92
Feller, Sid (producer):
producing R. Charles, 89–90
Fellini, Federico (filmmaker), 241
Ferla, Joe (engineer), 238, 250
Fields, Joe (record-label executive), 1;
on Eastwood’s Bird, 207–8
Filles de Kilimanjaro (M. Davis), 127
“Fine and Mellow,” 16
Finnish/Swiss Tour (H. Russell), 236
Firesign Theatre, The (comedy troupe), 142
Fisher, Leon “Cannonball” (manager), 140
Fitzgerald, Ella (singer), 28n, 29, 30
Flack, Roberta (singer), 117, 119
Fleming, Victor (filmmaker), 187
Focus (Getz), 89
Franklin, David (manager), 198
Freeman, Bud (saxophonist), 17, 85
(p.292) Frisell, Bill (guitarist), 188, 206, 210–12, 220–21, 250–52
Frishberg, Dave (pianist), 145
“From Venice to Vienna,” 171
Froom, Mitchell (producer), 257
Funk You (Patterson), 147
Gabler, Milt (producer), 8, 23;
Avakian on, 35;
on Commodore Records, 12–13;
on creating the UHCA, 9–10;
at Decca, 28–29;
on Delaunay’s Hot Discography, 9;
on goal of production, 30;
on Hammond and Basie, 14;
producing Armstrong and Fitzgerald, 30;
producing Condon, 14–15;
producing Fitzgerald, 28–29;
producing Haley’s “Rock Around the Clock,” 29;
producing Holiday, 15–16;
producing jam sessions, 13–14;
producing Lee, 15, 33;
on reissuing early jazz, 9–10;
on retailing records, 11;
on rise of independent producers, 29–30
Gaboury, Steve (engineer), 205
Gadd, Steve (drummer), 156
Ganelin Trio, The (band), 191
Gardot, Melody (singer), 278
Garland, Red (pianist), 87
Garner, Erroll (pianist), 27–28, 40, 47
Gary Burton & Keith Jarrett, 120
Gaslini, Giorgio (composer, pianist), 252
Genius + Soul = Jazz (R. Charles), 93
Getz, Stan (saxophonist), 21, 89, 98–99, 149
Getz/Gilberto, 99
Giants of Jazz, The (band), 147
Gibbs, Michael (composer), 188
Giblet Gravy (Benson), 166
Gilberto, Astrud and João (singers), 99
Gil Evans and Ten, 53–54
Gillespie, Dizzy (trumpeter), 217, 222, 232
Giuffre, Jimmy (clarinetist), 247
Give It Up (Raitt), 149
Glaser, Joe (manager), 10, 35, 36
Goin’ out of My Head (Montgomery), 113–14
Gonsalves, Paul (saxophonist), 42
Goodman, Benny (clarinetist, bandleader), 11, 22, 27, 28
Gordon, Dexter (saxophonist), 21, 54, 172–73
Graham, Bill (entrepreneur), 111
GrandMixer D.ST (hip-hop DJ), 193
Granz, Norman (producer), 1, 14, 18, 30, 48, 54, 92–93, 178;
Cuscuna on, 104;
Hentoff on, 94–95;
Weinstock on, 69
Grauer, Bill (record-label cofounder), 46, 47–48
Gray, Wardell (saxophonist), 54
Great American Songbook, The: Live at Michael’s Pub (Tormé), 230–31
Griffin, Carl (A & R), 268
Grundman, Bernie (engineer), 59, 61
Grusin, Dave (pianist, producer), 255
Guerin, John (drummer), 208
Guidi, Bob (art designer), 60
Guy, Buddy (guitarist), 169
Haden, Charlie (bassist), 162, 163, 175, 181, 218, 261–63, 278
Haley, Bill (singer), 15, 29
Hall, Jim (guitarist), 159–60, 164, 165
Hal Russell Story, The, 237–38
Hal’s Bells (H. Russell), 236–37, 248
Hammond, John (producer), 8, 10–14
passim, 19, 20, 46, 92–93, 187, 265
Hancock, Herbie (pianist), 103, 129, 192–93
Hanighen, Bernie (songwriter), 12
Hanna, Roland (pianist), 160
Hanrahan, Kip (producer):
C. Bley and Swallow on, 244–45;
producing Conjure, 195;
producing Piazzolla, 197–98;
on self-production, 194, 222–23, 245
Harris, Eddie (saxophonist), 118
Harris, Jessie (singer-songwriter), 270
Harrison, George (singer-songwriter, guitarist), 138
Harrow, Nancy (singer), 79–80
Hartman, Johnny (singer), 101–2
(p.293) Hathaway, Donny (singer), 117, 119
Have a Little Faith (Frisell), 220
Hawes, Hampton (pianist), 163
Hawkins, Coleman (saxophonist), 62, 80, 85–86
Heaven (J. Scott), 256–58
“Heaven,” 258
“He Loved Him Madly,” 155
Hemphill, Julius (saxophonist), 212
Henderson, Joe (saxophonist), 116, 183
Hentoff, Nat (producer), 57, 61;
on Granz as model of production, 94–95;
on L. Koenig, 78–79;
on Macero, 73–74;
producing Harrow, 79–80;
producing Mingus, 95–96;
producing Roach, 80;
producing L. Roberts and W. Smith, 79;
producing Cecil Taylor, 79;
on Van Gelder, 96
Hidalgo, Giovanni (congo player), 222–23
Higgins, Billy (drummer), 181
High Contrast (Szabo), 167
Hinton, Milt (bassist), 209
Holcomb, Robin (pianist, singer, composer), 221–22, 231–32
Holiday, Billie (singer), 7, 12, 15–16, 71, 258–60
Holland, Dave (bassist):
on M. Davis as minimalist, 77–78;
on music as representative of society, 154;
on working with M. Davis, 127, 130–31, 136
Holman, Bill (arranger), 189
Holmes, Richard “Groove” (organist), 100, 140
Holzer, Howard (engineer):
with S. Manne, 72
Hopson, Sonny (radio DJ), 140
Horn, George (engineer), 60
Horvitz, Wayne (pianist, composer):
producing Frisell, 220–21;
producing Holcomb, 221–22, 231–32;
producing Nix, 238;
producing the President, 206–7;
on self-production, 205–6;
on L. Townsend, 220
Hot Jazz Classics (series), 17
Hubbard, Freddie (trumpeter), 92, 141, 184
Huckle-Buck and Robbins’ Nest, The: A Buck Clayton Jam Session, 38
Hurwitz, Robert (record-label executive), 206, 211
Iehle, Phil (engineer), 117
Iglauer, Bruce (record-label executive), 271
In a Silent Way (M. Davis), 128–34
Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery, The, 82–83
In Crowd, The (R. Lewis), 107
In Florescence (Cecil Taylor), 214–15
In Line (Frisell), 211
In the Beginning (Laws), 156
Is That You? (Frisell), 220
Italian Instabile Orchestra, 252–53
“I’ve Got a Right to Sing the Blues,” 16
Jackson, Duffy (drummer), 209
Jackson, Milt (vibraphonist), 38, 174
Jackson, Ronald Shannon (drummer), 192, 204, 225
Jacquet, Illinois (saxophonist), 28n, 100, 208–9
Jacquet’s Got It!, 208–9
Jamal, Ahmad (pianist), 124–25
James, Etta (singer), 249, 280
Jarrett, Keith (pianist, composer), 86, 120, 151, 161–62, 175, 201, 246
Jazz at the Philharmonic (JATP), 14, 18, 54, 93
Jazz Man Record Shop, 20
Jazz on a Summer’s Day (movie), 64
Jazz Samba (Getz and Byrd), 98–99
Jean-Marie, Alain (pianist), 218
Jeffries, Herb (singer, actor), 61
Jenkins, Gordon (arranger), 33
Jewels of Thought (Sanders), 124
Jim Hall Live, 164
Jobim, Antonio Carlos (composer), 99
John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman, 101–2
Johns, Glyn (producer), 253
Johnson, Budd (saxophonist), 145
Johnson, Bunk (trumpeter), 20
(p.294) Johnson, J. J. (trombonist), 49, 91
Johnston, Bob (producer):
with Armstrong, 112–13
Jones, Elvin (drummer), 81, 160, 163, 227
Jones, Hank (pianist), 229–30
Jones, Norah (singer-songwriter, pianist), 270–74, 278, 281
Jones, Quincy (composer, arranger), 67, 91, 93, 235
Jordan, Herb (producer):
with Bey, 263–64
Jordan, Stanley (guitarist):
on self-production, 199–200
Kaffel, Ralph (record-label executive), 60, 189, 275
“Kansas City” Sessions, The (Lester Young), 13–14
Kapp, Jack (record-label executive), 10, 11
Keane, Helen (producer):
producing Bennett, 158–59;
producing B. Evans, 156–59
Keepnews, Orrin (producer), 18, 46, 47–48, 92–93, 116, 156;
on E. Edwards on, 83;
on Gabler, 8;
on Hammond, 8, 46;
on history of jazz production, 8–9;
on losing J. Coltrane to Atlantic, 69–70;
philosophy of production, 62, 63;
producing B. Evans, 99–100;
producing Monk, 8–9, 62–63;
producing Montgomery and N. Adderley, 82–83;
producing Tyner, 164;
on rise of independent labels, 46–47;
on self-doubting vs. confident artists, 116;
on Creed Taylor, 91
Keller, Paul (bassist), 268
Keltner, Jim (drummer), 167
Kenny Drew Jr., 230
Kenton, Stan (composer, bandleader, pianist), 31
Kenyata, Kamau (producer), 279
Kershaw, George (art designer), 60
Kind of Blue (M. Davis), 75, 77–78
Kirk, Rahsaan Roland (saxophonist), 117, 118–19, 121, 138, 162–63
Kirkeby, Marc (archivist), 266
Knepper, Jimmy (trombonist), 58
Koenig, John (producer), 183–84;
on audio quality at Contemporary, 61;
on Contemporary’s studio, 88–89;
on Ertegun brothers, 58–59;
on goals of production, 83–84, 88;
on look of Contemporary, 60–61;
on mastering recordings at Contemporary, 59–60;
on mastering Way out West, 60;
producing Farrell, 184;
producing Pepper, 163;
on remastering Contemporary albums, 59–60;
on Stuart and Morden (Jazz Man Record Shop), 20
Koenig, Lester (producer), 19–20, 43–45, 142;
connection to Avakian and Hammond, 19;
with Hanns Eisler, 43–44;
connection to N. Ertegun, 20, 55n, 58;
Hentoff on, 78–79;
in Hollywood, 19–20, 43–45, 71;
mastering recordings at Contemporary, 59–60;
producing Coleman, 71;
producing T. Edwards and H. McGhee, 88;
producing jazz versions of Broadway tunes, 43;
producing S. Manne, 72–73;
producing Pepper, 163;
producing Watters, 20
Koester, Bob (producer):
producing R. Robinson, 264–65
Kongshaug, Jan Erik (engineer), 248
Konitz, Lee (saxophonist), 168
Koussevitzky, Serge (conductor, composer), 77
Krall, Diana (singer, pianist), 268–70
Krasnow, Bob (record-label executive), 153, 166
Lady in Satin (Holiday), 71
Lake, Steve (producer), 236;
producing P. Bley, E. Parker, and Phillips, 247–48;
producing Italian Instabile Orchestra, 252–53;
producing H. Russell, 236–38;
on recording studios, 248
Lambert, Hendricks, and Ross (vocal trio), 65–66
(p.295) Lampley, Cal (producer), 75, 100, 139
Larkins, Ellis (pianist), 28–29
Last Tango in Paris (Barbieri), 152
Laswell, Bill (producer, bassist):
philosophy of production, 184–86;
producing Arcana, 260–61;
producing Hancock’s “Rockit,” 192–93;
producing R. S. Jackson, 225;
producing Sharrock, 227–28;
producing Threadgill, 255–56;
producing Ulmer, 204–5;
on remixing M. Davis, 132–34
Lateef, Yusef (saxophonist), 117, 137–38
Late Lament (Desmond), 204
Laws, Hubert (flutist), 117, 123, 156
Lee, Peggy (singer), 15, 33
Lees, Gene (writer), 156
Leiber, Jerry and Mike Stoller (songwriters), 117, 169
Lennie Tristano, 45–46
Levine, Howard and John (club owners, the Lighthouse), 44
Levy, John (manager), 114
Levy, Morris (label owner), 34n
Lewis, John (composer, pianist), 49, 71
Lewis, Ramsey (pianist), 107–8
Library of Congress, 259, 265
Lieberson, Goddard (label president), 76, 106, 134
Lincoln, Abbey (singer), 80, 218–19, 275–78, 281
Lion, Alfred (producer), 54, 67, 183;
Cuscuna on, 102–3;
Dorn on, 18;
E. Edwards on, 160
LiPuma, Tommy (producer, record-label executive), 257;
producing Benson, 165–68;
producing M. Davis, 198–99;
producing Krall, 268–70;
on Creed Taylor, 165
Liquid Spirit (G. Porter), 279–81
“Listen Here,” 118
Liston, Melba (arranger, trombonist), 232, 233
Live! (C. Bley), 228
Live at the Village Vanguard (J. Coltrane), 96–97
Living Legend (Pepper), 163
Lombardo, Guy (bandleader), 30
Lonesome Boulevard (Mulligan), 255
Look of Love, The (Krall), 270
Looking Ahead! (Cecil Taylor), 79
Lookout for Hope (Frisell), 211
Lost in the Stars: The Music of Kurt Weill (various), 188
Louis Armstrong Plays W. C. Handy, 23, 35–37
Louvin Brothers (singers), 258
“Lover,” 15, 33
Love Scenes (Krall), 269
Love Songs (Holiday), 258–60
Love Supreme, A (J. Coltrane), 37, 108–9
LPs (long-playing records):
packaging of, 50, 60–62, 90–91, 104–5, 114, 165;
sequencing of, 27, 37, 124, 196, 213, 254;
stereo, early years of, 45–46, 51–52, 72–73, 85, 124, 144
Lubinsky, Herman (record-label executive), 20–21, 40–41, 173, 207
Lundvall, Bruce (record-label executive), 205, 242, 270, 272
Mabry, Betty (Betty Davis, singer), 136
Macero, Teo (producer), 72, 74–77;
on Avakian, 74;
Belden on, 77, 131, 135, 136, 155;
Cuscuna on, 75–76, 131–32;
Dowd on, 106–7;
Hentoff on, 73–74;
on Isle of Wight Festival, 137;
producing M. Davis, 97–98, 110, 128–29, 134–35, 143–44;
producing Ellington, 72;
on remastering Miles Ahead, 51–52;
Street on, 134;
theory of editing, 105–6;
on working with engineers, 78
Magazines:
DownBeat, 16, 101;
Melody Maker, 236;
Record Changer, 48
Magid, Lee (producer), 21
Maiden Voyage (Hancock), 103
Malone, Russell (guitarist), 268
Mandel, Johnny (songwriter), 269
Mann, Herbie (flutist), 121–22
Manne, Shelly (drummer), 43, 72–73, 163
(p.296) Mardin, Arif (producer), 117, 118, 150;
producing N. Jones, 272
Marsalis, Wynton (trumpeter), 212
Martino, Pat (guitarist), 147
“Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman,” 178
Max + Dizzy: Paris 1989 (Roach and Gillespie), 217
May, Tony (producer), 168
Mazer, Elliott (producer), 67
McCann, Les (vocalist, keyboardist), 117
McDuff, Jack (organist), 86, 166
McEwen, Joe (record-label executive), 193, 256
McGhee, Howard (trumpeter), 88
McLaughlin, John (guitarist), 131
McLean, Jackie (saxophonist), 32, 88, 218
McPherson, Charles (saxophonist), 147
McRae, Carmen (singer), 30
Memphis Underground (H. Mann), 121–22
Mendelsohn, Fred (producer), 21
“Mercy, Mercy, Mercy,” 111
Metheny, Pat (guitarist), 250;
on self-production, 261–62
Michel, Ed (producer):
at A&M Horizon, 175;
on Avakian, 37;
on Bock as mentor (Pacific Jazz), 123;
on cataloging Fantasy’s vaults, 274–75;
on differences between producers, 48;
on discovering Mingus recording, 275;
on Ertegun brothers, 58;
at Impulse, 123–24, 151;
on jazz vs. rock production, 151;
producing Ayler, 125–26;
producing Baker, 63–64;
producing Barbieri, 151–52;
producing M. Brown, 161;
producing A. Coltrane, 174–75;
producing Jamal, 124–25;
producing Jarrett, 161–62;
producing Pepper, 189–91;
on preproduction, 151;
on coproducing H. Roberts, 142–43;
producing Sanders, 124;
producing Shepp, 125;
producing Sun Ra, 152–54;
producing Threadgill, 201–2;
on Szymczyk, 151;
on Creed Taylor, 161;
on Weinstock (LP format), 32
“Mickey Mouse March, The,” 195
Microphones, 78;
balancing, 3, 29, 30, 31, 47, 75, 80, 89, 246, 256;
crooning on, 266;
playing to, 73, 81, 156;
selecting, 6, 82, 88, 262, 272–73;
setting up, 41, 84, 88–89, 246;
techniques, 4, 57, 81, 144, 244, 262, 280
Midler, Bette (singer), 119, 158
“Mighty Burner, The,” 140
Miles, Reid (art director), 104–5
Miles Ahead (M. Davis), 23, 48–52
Miles Davis and the Modern Jazz Giants, 38
Miles Davis at Carnegie Hall, 97–98
Miller, Marcus (bassist, producer), 198
Miller, Mitch (producer), 74
Mimaroğlu, Ilhan (producer), 155, 209
Mingus, Celia (record-company executive), 101n
Mingus, Charles (composer, bassist, bandleader), 56–58, 67, 73–74, 95–96, 102, 155–56, 224–25, 252, 275
Mingus, Sue (producer), 275;
on Mingus and N. Ertegun, 56;
producing Mingus (Epitaph), 224
Mingus at Carnegie Hall, 155–56
Miracle Mile (the President), 207
Mitchell, Blue (trumpeter), 172
Mitchell, Roscoe (saxophonist), 171
Mitropoulos, Dimitri (conductor), 49
Modern Jazz Concert, The (G. Russell, G. Schuller, et al.), 47
Moffitt, Charnett (bassist), 227
Monk, Thelonious (composer, pianist), 8, 18, 38, 62–63, 69, 105, 116, 164, 188
Monk’s Music (Monk), 62–63
Montgomery, Wes (guitarist), 82–83, 113–14, 116
Mood Indigo (F. Morgan), 212–13
Moody, James (saxophonist), 54, 172
“Moon River,” 200
“Moon Song,” 262
Moon Beams (B. Evans), 99–100
Moorhead, Arthur (producer), 206
Morden, Marili (record-label executive), 20
(p.297) Morello, Joe (drummer), 78, 180
“More Today than Yesterday,” 140
Morgan, Frank (saxophonist), 212–13
Morris, Butch (conductor, trumpeter), 205–6
Morrison, Junior (producer), 193
Mosley, Philip (writer), 137n
Moss, Jerry (record-label executive), 166, 178, 179
Most, Sam (flutist), 172
Motian, Paul (drummer), 175
Mr. Magic (Washington Jr.), 149
Mulligan, Gerry (saxophonist), 32, 178, 255
Mulligan Plays Mulligan, 32
Murrow, Edward R. (journalist), 35
Music for Brass (Schuller/Mitropoulos), 49
Music for the Films of Buster Keaton (Frisell), 250–52
Music from and Inspired by the Film “Short Cuts,” 240
Music from Big Pink (the Band), 221
Music Improvisation Company, The (band), 238
Music Is the Healing Force of the Universe (Ayler), 125–26
Muthspiel, Wolfgang (guitarist), 235
“My Girl,” 235
Mystery Lady:Songs of Billie Holiday (E. James), 249
Nance, Ray (violinist, trumpeter), 145
Nashville (Frisell), 220
Nelson, Oliver (arranger, saxophonist), 92–93, 113, 114n
Neville, Aaron (singer), 119, 195–96
Newland, Jay (engineer, producer), 216, 219;
on engineering Haden and Metheny, 262–63;
on engineering E. James, 249;
on engineering Jarrett, 246;
on engineering N. Jones, 271, 272–74;
on engineering Weston, 234;
producing Lincoln, 275–78;
producing G. Porter, 280–81
Newman, David “Fathead” (saxophonist), 209
New Moon Daughter (C. Wilson), 253
New Orleans Revival, 20
Newton, Frankie (bandleader, trumpeter), 15
Nine below Zero (Horvitz, Morris, and Previte), 205–6
Nix, Bern (guitarist), 238
Noto, Sam (trumpeter), 172
NRBQ (band), 188
NRG Ensemble. See Russell, Hal
Odetta (singer), 277
Odyssey (Ulmer), 193–94
Off the Top (J. Smith), 168
Ogerman, Claus (arranger), 157, 167, 270
“Oh, Heavenly Salvation,” 195
O’Jays, The (band), 166
Only Trust Your Heart (Krall), 268
On the Corner (M. Davis), 143–44
On Tour (Crispell), 246–47
Ory, Kid (trombonist), 20
Otis, Shuggie (guitarist), 145
Out of the Cool (G. Evans), 91–92
Out to Lunch (Dolphy), 103, 104–5
Outward Bound (Dolphy), 83–84
Palladino, John (engineer):
on echochambers, 31;
on engineering Stan Kenton, 31;
on rise of independent studios, 115
Panassié, Hugues (writer), 10, 17
Parker, Charlie (saxophonist), 21, 48, 54, 63–64, 174, 207–8
Parker, Evan (saxophonist), 247–48
Parker, William (bassist), 214
Parks, Maria (singer), 126
Part of the Search (Lateef), 138
Patterson, Don (organist), 147
Peacock, Gary (bassist), 246
Pepper, Art (saxophonist), 63, 163, 189–91, 239
Pepper, Laurie (writer), 190, 224n
“Perfect Way,” 198
(p.298) Person, Houston (saxophonist), 139
Pet Sounds (The Beach Boys), 226
Phillips, Barre (bassist), 247–48
Piazzolla, Astor (composer, bandoneonist), 152, 197–98
Pithecanthropus Erectus (Mingus), 57
Poncé, Daniel (percussionist), 193
Porter, Bob (producer), 100;
on Lubinsky and Savoy’s producers, 20–21;
producing Earland, 139–41;
producing Jacquet, 208–9;
producing J. H. Smith, 120;
producing soul jazz at Prestige, 139;
on Reig (Savoy), 21, 35;
on reissuing Savoy, 173–74
Porter, Gregory (singer), 273, 278–81
Powell, Seldon (saxophonist), 171
“Prayer,” 162
Prelude (Deodato), 149
President, The (band), 206–7
Presley, Elvis (singer), 29, 69
Previn, André (composer, pianist), 43
Previte, Bobby (drummer), 205–6, 207;
on self-production, 210
Prince, Bob (engineer, composer), 40, 51, 74n
Producer, role of, xix–xx;
Avakian on, 12, 23;
Backer on, 202–3;
Belden on, 135;
Cuscuna on, 169;
Dowd on, 45;
Edwards on, 84–85;
Gabler on, 28–29, 29–30;
Hentoff on, 95–96;
Horvitz on, 221–22;
Keepnews on, 9, 62–63, 99;
J. Koenig on, 88;
Lake on, 238, 247–48;
Laswell on, 260–61;
Macero on, 75–76;
Michel on, 151, 190;
Porter on, 140;
Schlitten on, 1–6;
Snyder on, 176, 283–84;
Taylor on, 141;
Thiele on, 96–97;
Townsend on, 211;
Willner on, 187
Production:
analogies to film production, 2, 8, 39, 151–52, 161, 187
Production:
definition, 1–2, 23
Production, history of, xviii–xix, 7–8, 18–19, 22–24, 29
Producer/production, types of, 186;
arrangers, 169;
auteurists, xx–xxi, 39, 141, 161, 168, 187;
documentarians, 3–6, 19, 45, 57, 73n, 111, 127–28, 187, 236, 246, 261;
hands-off, 92–93, 186–87, 248, 283;
improvisation-based, 6, 222, 244–45;
independent, 29–30, 46–47, 115, 165, 187, 226;
invisible, xx–xxi, 161, 168–70;
pop vs. jazz, 96, 108, 165, 205, 212, 213, 220, 221, 225, 226, 244, 249–50, 274;
self-production, 46, 115, 181, 194, 206, 210, 229, 244, 245, 246–47;
staff producer, 24–27, 28, 74–77
passim, 97, 187
Pryor, Al (A & R), 278
Publishing companies, 7, 18;
Decca, 16;
E. B. Marx, 16;
Hill and Range, 29;
Music Publishers Holding Corp., 26;
Universal Music, 279
Pullen, Don (pianist), 222
Purdie, Bernard “Pretty” (drummer), 120
Purple Night (Sun Ra), 215–16
Radio, 107, 180, 187, 188;
as a constraint on jazz, 247;
Cuscuna on, 149;
Dorn on, 138;
free-form, 126;
Haden on, 261;
Hentoff on, 96;
promotion through, 18, 113, 140, 192, 271;
Schlitten on WBAI, 121;
shows, 19, 22, 86;
Symphony Sid on, 34, 86;
WNEW, 86
Raitt, Bonnie (singer, guitarist), 149–50, 169
Ralbovsky, Steve (A & R), 213
Ray, Robert B. (writer), 111n
Record companies:
ABC Paramount, 65, 91, 93, 97, 113n, 125, 142;
A&M, 114, 166–67, 179, 213;
A&M Horizon, 165, 176, 177–78;
Argo/Cadet (Chess), 107–8;
Arista, 169, 170–71, 201, 207;
Artists House, 165, 176, 178;
Atlantic, 19, 45, 56–57, 61, 69–71
passim, 116–22
passim, 138–39, 150, 155, 162, 165, 170, 208–9;
Bethlehem, 65;
Blue Note, 18, 46, 53, 54, 65, 67, 69, 92, 102–5
passim, 141, 160, 183, 205, 241–42, 271–72;
Blue Thumb, 153, 166;
Brunswick, 10, 14;
Capitol, 31, 115, 268;
Cobblestone, 1;
Columbia, 7, 10, 14, 15, 17, 22–27 (p.299)
passim, 36, 39, 40, 41, 48–52, 64, 69, 71–77
passim, 105, 155, 258, 265, 266;
Columbia/Legacy (reissues), 37, 115, 131–32, 135–36, 258–60, 265–67;
Commodore, 7, 10, 12–13, 15;
Contemporary/Good Time Jazz, 20, 43–44, 47, 59–61, 71, 72–73, 79, 88–89, 142, 163;
CTI, 114, 141, 180;
Debut, 72n, 73, 100, 274;
Decca, 8, 10–11, 14, 17, 28–29, 30, 35–37, 265;
Delmark, 171, 264–65;
Dial, 48, 54;
ECM, 210–11, 236, 238, 246, 247, 252;
Elektra, 205;
Enja, 21;
Evidence, 154n;
Fantasy, 59–60, 101n, 189, 274, 275;
GRP, 268;
Gennett, 10;
Impulse, 69, 91, 93–94, 97, 108–9, 123–24, 126, 142, 151, 152, 170;
Island/Antilles, 212, 233;
Jazz Man/Crescent, 20;
Leo, 191–92;
Mack Avenue, 278;
Mosaic, 39, 131–32, 204;
MPS, 157;
Muse, 1;
New World, 206;
Nonesuch, 206, 210–12, 252;
Okeh, 266;
Pacific Jazz, 47, 123;
Paramount, 46;
Polygram, 218, 233;
Prestige, 1, 18, 34, 46, 48, 53, 54, 65, 66–69, 92, 100–101, 104, 121, 139;
RCA Bluebird, 203;
RCA Victor, 10–11, 25, 68–69, 145;
Riverside, 18, 46, 47–48, 69, 83;
Roost, 21, 34;
Roulette, 21, 34, 35;
El Saturn, 152;
Signal, 1;
Telarc, 255;
UHCA, 9–10;
Universal, 279;
Verve, 18, 30n, 48, 69, 92–93, 104, 178;
Vocalion, 7, 12, 15;
Warner Bros., 26, 27, 174, 198, 199, 254, 256;
Xanadu, 1, 2
Recording studios:
Allaire, 271, 273;
American Sound, 122–23;
Brunswick, 14;
in Buenos Aires, 152;
Capitol, 31;
Columbia, 15, 158;
Contemporary, 88–89;
Decca, 14;
Fantasy, 158;
Generation Sound, 171;
Liederkranz Hall, 15;
MPS, 157;
Newtex, 205;
Plaza Sound, 124–25;
Power Station/Avatar, 206, 235, 273;
Pythian Temple, 15;
Radio Recorders, 31, 142;
Rainbow, 248;
RCA, 146, 234, 240;
Sear Sound, 238, 262;
Sorcerer Sound, 271, 272;
Winterthur, 253. See also Van Gelder, Rudy
Record-making process, 9, 10n, 14, 29, 59–60, 259–60
Record stores:
Commodore Music Shop, 9–10, 12–13;
Jazz Man Record Shop, 20;
Macy’s Department Store, 11;
Sam Goody’s, 100
Red Clay (Hubbard), 141
Redman, Dewey (saxophonist), 151, 232
Red Warrior (R. S. Jackson), 225
Reed, Lou (singer, guitarist), 196
Reed, Lucy (singer), 156
Reig, Teddy (producer, manager), 21, 33–35, 48, 173
Reissues, production of, 2, 10, 46, 51–52, 115, 127–36
Revealing (Ulmer), 181
Richmond, Dannie (drummer), 225
“River Man,” 263
Rivers, Sam (saxophonist), 151
Roach, Max (drummer), 80, 208, 217
Roberts, Howard (guitarist), 142–43
Roberts, Lucky (pianist), 79
Robertson, Ken (engineer), 266
Robin Holcomb (Holcomb), 221–22
Robinson, Reginald (pianist, composer), 264–65
“Rock Around the Clock,” 15, 29
“Rockit,” 193
Rollins, Jack (manager), 158
Rollins, Sonny (saxophonist), 32, 52–53, 55, 68, 116, 195;
on communicating with audiences, 200;
on Way out West, 61–62
Roman Holiday (movie), 45
Rosen, Larry (record-company executive), 268
Ross, Annie (singer), 240
Rough Dancer and the Cyclical Night (Piazzolla), 197–98
’Round About Midnight (M. Davis), 48–49
Royal, Marshall (saxophonist), 209
Rumsey, Howard (bandleader, bassist), 43
(p.300) Rushing, Jimmy (singer), 145–46
Russell, George (composer), 47
Russell, Hal (multi-instrumentalist), 236–38
Russell, Leon (singer-songwriter), 167
Russell, Pee Wee (clarinetist), 17, 100
Russell, Ross (producer), 48, 54
“Russian Lullaby,” 67
Sanders, Pharoah (saxophonist), 109, 124, 227, 232
Saunders, Fernando (bassist, singer), 223
Sauter, Eddie (arranger), 89
Saxophone Colossus (Rollins), 52–53
Schlitten, Don (producer), 1, 67, 100, 139;
on Cadena, 101;
on jazz production, 1–6;
producing Byard, 120–21;
producing Cohn and Sims, 148;
producing Gordon and Cohn, 172–73;
producing Most, 172;
producing Rushing, 145–46;
producing Stitt, 146–47;
on Weinstock, 101
Schmitt, Al (engineer, producer), 166, 167, 268, 270
Schulberg, B. P. (film producer), 19
Schulberg, Bud (screenwriter), 19
Schuller, Gunther (composer, writer), 47, 49, 224
Scofield, John (guitarist), 250
Scott, Jimmy (singer), 256–58
Sear, Walter (recording engineer), 262
Sebesky, Don (composer, arranger), 159, 160
“September Song,” 196–97
Sesame Street (TV show), 125
Shades of Bey (Bey), 263–64
Sharp, Eliot (guitarist), 207
Sharrock, Sonny (guitarist), 122, 227–28
Shepp, Archie (saxophonist), 125
Shorter, Wayne (saxophonist), 136
Sidran, Ben (pianist, singer), 150
Silver Blue (Gordon and Cohn), 172–73
Sims, Zoot (saxophonist), 33, 145, 148
Sinatra, Frank (singer), 25
Sing a Song of Basie (Lambert, Hendricks, and Ross), 65–66
Skies of Europe (Italian Instabile Orchestra), 252–53
Smith, Jimmy (organist), 168
Smith, Johnny “Hammond” (organist), 120, 140
Smith, Willie “The Lion” (pianist), 79
Snyder, John (producer), 164–65, 262;
at A&M, 213;
at A&M Horizon, 176, 177–78;
on founding Artists House, 176, 178;
philosophy of jazz production, 282–84;
producing Baker, 160, 179–80;
producing Brubeck, 180;
producing Coleman, 175–79, 181–82;
producing Drew Jr., 230;
producing Haden, 175;
producing Hall, 164–65;
producing E. James, 280;
producing F. Morgan, 212–13;
producing Mulligan, 255;
producing Pepper, 239;
producing Roach and Gillespie, 217;
producing Sun Ra, 215–16;
producing Cecil Taylor, 214–15;
producing Tormé, 230–31;
producing Ulmer, 181;
with Creed Taylor at CTI, 141, 160;
on Wexler, 230
Soapsuds, Soapsuds (Coleman), 178–79
Solo Piano (Byard), 120–21
Sonic Text (Farrell), 184
Sony/Legacy producers:
on reissuing Armstrong, 265–67
Sophisticated Ladies (Haden), 278
Soul Talk (J. H. Smith), 120
South Delta Space Age (Third Rail), 205
Space Is the Place (Sun Ra), 153
Spector, Phil (producer), 120, 169
Spirits of Our Ancestors, The (Weston), 232–34
“Spiritual,” 262
Sprague, Peter (guitarist), 5
“Spring Rounds,” 175
Standards, Volume 1 (S. Jordan), 199–200
Stearns, Marshall (writer), 9
Stepping Out (Krall), 268
Stereo, early years of. See LPs
(p.301) Stitt, Sonny (saxophonist), 146–47
“Strange Fruit,” 7–8, 15–16
Strange Weather (Faithfull), 188
Stravinsky, Igor (composer), 174
Strayhorn, Billy (composer), 42
Street, Craig (producer):
on Macero, 134;
philosophy of production, 243–44, 253;
producing N. Jones, 271;
producing J. Scott, 256–58;
producing C. Wilson, 241–43, 253
Streisand, Barbra (singer), 273
Stuart, Dave (record-label executive), 20
Sun Ra (composer, keyboardist, bandleader), 152–54, 214, 215–16
Swallow, Steve (bassist). See Bley, Carla
Swingin’ with Zoot Sims, 33
Symbiosis (B. Evans), 157
Symphony Sid (Sid Torin, radio DJ), 34, 86
Szabo, Gabor (guitarist), 167
Szymczyk, Bill (producer):
coproducing H. Roberts, 142–43
T. J. Kirk, 253–55
“Take Five,” 106
Tales of Captain Black (Ulmer), 181
Tango: Zero Hour (Piazzolla), 197
Taylor, Art (drummer), 66
Taylor, Cecil (pianist), 79, 214–15
Taylor, Creed (producer), 1, 65, 97, 156, 167, 180, 255;
on Deodato and jazz hits, 149;
E. Edwards on, 160;
on Gadd, 156;
on Granz, 92–93;
on Hammond, 92–93;
influence on LiPuma, 165;
Keepnews on, 91;
on Keepnews, 92–93;
producing Byrd, 98;
producing R. Charles, 93;
producing J. Coltrane, 93–94;
producing G. Evans, 90–92;
producing Getz, 89, 98–99;
producing Hall, 159–60;
producing Hubbard, 141;
producing Lambert, Hendricks, and Ross, 65–66;
producing Laws, 123, 156;
producing Montgomery, 113–14;
producing Nelson, 92–93;
on packaging jazz, 90–91, 114;
on production roster at A&M, 114;
Snyder on, 164–65;
on starting Impulse, 90–91;
on Van Gelder, 156;
on Weinstock, 92–93
Tee, Richard (pianist), 150
Tenderness (Hanrahan), 222–23
Tergeson, Bruce (engineer), 118
Terrasson, Jacky (pianist), 257
Terry, Clark (trumpeter), 93
“Thanks a Million,” 146
That’s the Way I Feel Now: A Tribute to Thelonious Monk (various), 188
Thiele, Bob (producer), 126;
on jazz vs. pop producer’s role, 96–97;
producing Armstrong and Ellington, 94;
producing J. Coltrane, 96–97, 101–2, 108–9;
producing Mingus, 102;
on signing Sanders, 109;
on Van Gelder, 97;
Weinstock on, 69
This Land (Frisell), 220, 249–50
“This Masquerade,” 167
Thompson, Lucky (saxophonist), 53
Threadgill, Henry (composer, saxophonist), 200–201, 201–2, 255–56
Throb (Burton), 119
Time Will Tell (P. Bley, E. Parker, and Phillips), 247–48
Tiptoe Tapdance (H. Jones), 229–30
Toch, Ernst (composer), 71
Together Again!!!! (Edwards and McGhee), 88
Together for the First Time (Armstrong and Ellington), 94
Tommaso, Bruno (bassist, composer), 252
Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Album, The, 158–59
Tormé, Mel (singer), 230–31
Townsend, Irving (producer), 71–72, 75
Townsend, Lee (producer);Horvitz on, 220–21;
philosophy of production, 249–50:
producing Frisell, 210–12, 250–52;
producing T. J. Kirk, 253–55
Tribute to Jack Johnson, A (M. Davis), 143
(p.302) Trident (Tyner), 164
Trip, The (Pepper), 163
Tristano, Lennie (pianist), 45–46
True Blue (Gordon and Cohn), 172–73
Turner, Pete (photographer), 114
Turrentine, Stanley (saxophonist), 123
Tutu (M. Davis), 198–99
25th Anniversary Reunion (Brubeck), 180
Tyner, McCoy (pianist), 164
Ulmer, James Blood (guitarist), 181, 204–5;
on Coleman producing Tales of Captain Black, 181;
on self-production, 181, 193–94, 229;
theory of harmolodics, 182
Van Gelder, Rudy (engineer), 18, 53, 70, 96, 97, 156, 159–60;
E. Edwards on, 84–85
Varèse, Edgard (composer), 77
Venues:
Ash Grove, 190, 123;
Carnegie Hall, 22, 27, 97, 155, 255;
Dawn Club, 20;
Hickory Club, 14;
Isle of Wight Festival, 137;
Jimmy Ryan’s, 13–14;
Keystone Korner, 167;
Lighthouse, 43–44, 184;
Michael’s Pub, 230;
Montreaux Jazz Festival, 172;
Newport Jazz Festival, 14, 36, 42, 48–49, 64;
Pep’s, 155;
Royal Roost, 34;
Village Gate, 80;
Village Vanguard, 93, 97, 205, 209, 216;
Webster Hall, 89
Very Big Carla Bley Band, The, 228–29
Viertel, Salka (actress, screenwriter), 43–44
Vista (M. Brown), 161
Vitous, Miroslav (bassist), 122
Voice of Frank Sinatra, The, 22, 25
Volcano Blues (Weston), 239–40
Wah-wah pedal, 144, 229
Waldron, Mal (pianist), 68, 86, 87
“Walkin,’” 53
Waller, Fats (pianist, composer), 15, 203
Walton, Cedar (pianist), 249
Washington, Dinah (singer), 129
Washington, Grover, Jr. (saxophonist), 149, 255
Watters, Lou (bandleader, trumpeter), 20
Wave (Jobim), 114
Way out West (Rollins), 60, 61–62
Weather Report (band), 220
Weber, Jon (pianist), 264
Wein, George (promoter), 14
We Insist! Freedom Now Suite (Roach), 80
Weinstock, Bob (producer), 1, 23, 84, 92–93;
Cuscuna on, 104;
E. Edwards on, 66, 68;
on Granz, 54;
on Lion, 54;
on mentoring E. Edwards, 70;
on perils of independent labels, 69;
philosophy of production, 104;
on Prestige’s producers, 100–101;
producing Ammons, 100;
producing J. Coltrane, 67–68;
producing E. Davis, 70;
producing M. Davis, 32, 38;
producing G. Evans, 53–54;
producing LPs, 32–33;
producing Mulligan, 32;
producing Sims, 33;
producing Rollins, 52–53;
producing P. Russell, 100;
on Reig, 33–34;
on R. Russell, 54;
Schlitten on, 101;
on L. Thompson, 53;
on Van Gelder, 53
Weston, Randy (pianist, composer), 23–34, 239–40
Wexler, Jerry (producer), 10, 117, 150, 209, 230
What’s New (Macero), 74
When I Look in Your Eyes (Krall), 269
“When I Lose Myself in the Darkness,” 223
“When I Stop Crying,” 231–32
White, Shell (manager), 270, 271
“Who by Fire,” 196
Wieland, Martin (engineer), 253
Wieselman, Doug (saxophonist), 207
Wild Women Don’t Have the Blues (Harrow), 79–80
Williams, Tony (drummer), 127–36 passim
Williams, Victoria (singer), 270
Willner, Hal (producer), 187;
C. Bley (p.303) and Swallow on, 244–45;
Dorn on, 186;
on Dorn, 240;
on evoking strong performances, 195–96;
producing concept LPs, 187–88, 188–89, 196;
producing Faithfull, 188;
on working with Altman (Short Cuts), 240–41
Wilson, Brian (songwriter, singer), 226
Wilson, Cassandra (singer), 241–43, 253, 256
Wilson, Tom (producer), 67, 186
Winding, Kai (trombonist), 91
Winter Moon (Pepper), 189–91
Wolff, Frank (record-label cofounder, photographer), 18, 104–5
Womack, Bobby (guitarist, singer), 167
Workman, Reggie (drummer), 247
Work Song (Adderley), 82–83
World Is Falling Down, The (Lincoln), 218–19
Wyler, William (filmmaker), 20, 43, 45
“Yesterdays,” 16
You and Me That Used to Be, The (Rushing), 145–46
You Can’t Go Home Again (Baker), 179–80
You Know the Number (Threadgill), 201–2
Young, Eldee (bassist), 107
Young, La Monte (composer), 77
Young, Larry (organist), 131
Young, Lester (saxophonist), 13–14
Young, Reggie (guitarist), 122
Zaentz, Saul (film producer, record-label executive), 101n
Zawinul, Joe (keyboardist, composer), 117, 130, 170;
on jazz audience, 111–12;
producing Weather Report and Zawinul Syndicate, 171;
on working with M. Davis, 129–30
Zorn, John (composer, saxophonist), 212