The Dave Grusin Archive
80s 90s sideman records


Scott Jarrett
“Without Rhyme or Reason”
GRP Arista
(producer, piano, keyboards)

Tracks:  Miles Of Sea, I was A Fool, Never My Fault, Without Rhyme Or Reason, On Looking Back, Doctor/Nurse, Lady, The Image Of You, Pictures

Sadao Watanabe
“Nice Shot”
Flying Disk

Patrick Williams & The London Symphony Orchestra
“An American Concerto”
Columbia - NJC 36318

Tracks:  Out Of The Darkness (First Movement), Until The End Of Time (Second Movement), With The Messengers Of Joy (Third Movement)

Dave Valentin
“Land of the Third Eye”
(piano, electric piano, Oberheim/Polyphonic synthesizer, percussion)

Tracks:  Sidra's Dream, Astro-March, Open Your Eyes, Fantasy, Land Of The Third Eye, The Tellers, Pana Fuerte (Strong Friendship

Sadao Watanabe
How's Everything

Tracks:  Up Country, Mzuri, Tsumagoi, All About Love, Nice Shot,  Seeing You, No Problem, Boa Noite, Sun Dance, M&M Studio, My Dear


Tom Browne
Arista GRP BVCM-37284
(acoustic & electric piano)

Tracks:  Let's Dance, Magic, I Know, Midnight Interlude, God Bless The Child, Night Wind, Thighs High (Grip Your Hips And Move), Making Plans

Sadao Watanabe
“The Best”
Flying Disk

Bobby Broom
“Cleen Sweep”
Arista GRP 5504

Tracks:  Clean Sweep, No Bad Vibes, Remember When, She's My Reason, Saturday Night, Niqui, Share My Love, Con Almo

Sadao Watanabe
“Orange Express”

Tracks:  Orange Express, Ride On, Call Me, Good for All Night, Bagamoyo/Zanzibar, Straight To The Top, Mbali Africa


Donna Summer
“Donna Summer”
(fender rhodes, synthesizer, synthesizer & rhythm arrangements)

Love Is in Control (Finger on the Trigger, Mystery of Love, The Woman in Me, State of Independence, Livin' in America, Protection, (If It) Hurts Just a Little, Love Is Just a Breath Away, Lush Life

Gerry Mulligan
“Watching and Waiting” soundtrack
(CD DRG 8475)

Tracks:  Dance of the Truck, Introspect, Watching and Waiting, Trucking Again, New Wine, Trap, Theme from "La Menace, Vines of Bordeaux, House They'll Never Live In, Watching and Waiting, Pantomimist, Introspect, Vines of Bordeaux

Billy Joel
“Nylon Curtain”
(horn arrangements)

Tracks:  Allentown, Laura, Pressure, Goodnight Saigon, She's Right on Time, A Room of Our Own, Surprises, Scandinavian Skies, Where's the Orchestra?


The Glenn Miller Orchestra
“In The Digital Mood”
GRP - GRP A-1002
(producer, piano on “Tuxedo Junction”)

Tracks:  In The Mood, Chattanooga Choo Choo, The American Patrol, A String Of Pearls, Little Brown Jug, Kalamazoo, Tuxedo Junction, St. Louis Blues March, Pennsylvania 6-5000, Moonlight Serenade

Gerry Mulligan
“Little Big Horn”
GRP - GRP A-1003 (CD GRD-9503)
(piano, electric piano, synthesizer)

Tracks:  Little Big Horn, Under a Star, Sun on Stairs, Another Kind of Sunday, Bright Angel Falls and I Never Was a Young Man.


Judy Collins
“Home Again”
Elektra 60304-1
(producer, arranger, piano, electric piano, synthesizer, percussion, drums, keyboards, vocals, string & vocal arrangements, remixing, drum programming, mixing)

Tracks:  Only You, Sweetheart on Parade, Everybody Works in China, Yellow Kimono, From Where I Stand, Home Again, Shoot First, Don't Say Love, Dream On, Best Is Yet To Come

Dave Valentin


Diane Schuur
GRP -   (GRP-D-9510)
(producer, conductor, arranger, piano, synthesizer, percussion, fender rhodes, mixing, liner notes)

Tracks:  The Very Thought of You, New York State of Mind, Teach Me Tonight, I'm Beginning to See the Light, I'll Close My Eyes, Reverend Lee, I'm Just Fooling Myself, Rock Me on the Water, Can't Stop a Woman in Love, Amazing Grace

Special EFX
“Modern Manners”
GRP - GRD 9521
(synthesizGRP - GRD 9521

Tracks: Fountain Of You, Fun In The Sun, Modern Manners, After One Empty Step, The Toy Shop, Mystical Remedies, Buttermilk Falls, Valentine, Greenway North, High Society/The Toy Shop (Reprise).

Amanda Homi & Brien Jarvis
"Friend of a Friend!
VDJ  1098Victor Musical Industries   (1987)

Tracks:  I'm in Love Again, Friend of a Friend , I Told You So, You Got Me Fallin', Believe in Yourself, If You See Him, It Didn't Work Out That Way, Love's Taking Over, Run That By Me , Some Hearts


Lee Ritenour
“Earth Run”
(piano, keyboards)

Tracks:  Soaring, Earth Run, If I'm Dreaming (Don't Wake Me), Watercolors, The Sauce, Butterfly, Hero, Sanctuary, Water from the Moon.

Diane Schuur
(producer, arranger, keyboards, liner notes, mixing assistant)     

Tracks:  How Long Has This Been Going On?, Easy to Love,. Come Rain or Come Shine,  How About Me?, Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me, A Time for Love, I Can't Believe That You're in Love With Me, Please Send Me Someone to Love, Impossible, Travelin' Blues, . Too Late Now, Don't Like Goodbyes

Kevin Eubanks
“Face to Face”
(producer, keyboards)

Tracks:  Face To Face, That's What Friends Are For, Essence, A Silent Waltz, Moments Aren't Moments, Wave, Relaxin' At Camarillo, Ebony Sunrise, Trick Bag

Sadao Watanabe
California Shower
Pro Jazz/Victor Musical Industries
(acoustic piano, fender roades

Tracks:  California Shower,  Duo-Creatics, Desert Ride,, Seventh High, Turning Pages Of Wind, Ngoma Party, My Country

	Bobby Broom
“Livin' for the Beat”
Arista - AL 8253


Lee Ritenour
GRP - GRP 9570

Tracks:  Night Rythms, Latin Lovers, Human, Rio  Sol, Odile Odile, Linda, New York/Brazil,........

Dori Caymmi
“Dori Caymmi”
Elektra - 60790

Tracks:  Gabriela's Song, Aparicao (The Wraith), Lenda (Legend), Obsession, Velho Piano (Like An Old Piano), Guararapes (The Battle), Porto (The Harbor), Desafio (Defiance), Desenredo (The Unravelling), The River, Like A Lover

Paul Simon
“Negotiations and Love Songs”

(horn arrangements)

Tracks:  . Mother and Child Reunion, Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard, Something So Right, St. Judy's Comet, Loves Me Like a Rock, Kodachrome, Have a Good Time, 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover, Still Crazy After All These Years, Late in the Evening, Slip Slidin' Away, Hearts and Bones, Train in the Distance,  Rene and Georgette Magritte With Their Dog After the War,  Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes, You Can Call Me Al


Eddie Daniels

Tracks:  Blackwood , Cruise, Heartsong, P.I., Toucan Dance, Black Diamond, Clara's Heart, Walking The Line, Blackwood (Reprise), Blue Waltz


Patti Austin
“ Getcha”
(producer, arranger, piano, synthesizer, keyboards, background vocals, liner notes)

Tracks: Through the Test of Time, Too Soon to Know, In My Life,  Getcha, Ooh-Whee [The Carnival], Believe the Children, Good in Love, Wait for Me, First Time Love, In My Dream, The Girl Who Used to Be Me     


Tracks:  Brazasia, East By South, Morena, Chuva, Lambada Nova (You're Good For Me), Urban Jungle, Wayward Wind, One Chance, Sao Jorge, Say You Do


“Curves Ahead”
GRP - (CD GRD-9651)

Tracks: Curves Ahead, Aspen,  Santa Fe Trail,  Take Me With You,  North Star,  Miles Away,  Snowbound,  Nature Of The Beast,  Morning

Dori Caymmi  
“Kicking Cans”
Quest/Warner Bros. - 45184
(piano on "Spring" & "Hurricane Country")

Tracks:  Migration, Forever Lover and Friend, Raining (At Buriti Farm), From the Sea, Brasil [Aquarela Do Brasil], Kicking Cans, Spring, Northeast, Hurricane Country, My Countryside

Don Grusin
GRP - GRD 9644

Tracks:  Tracks:  Zephyr, Tonight Pure Love, Still Good Lookin', Anoranza, Hardwood, Storyteller, Chico, Tribe, The Last Train, Hattie-Mae (Dance All Day).


GRP All-Star Big Band
"Dave Grusin Presents the GRP All-Star Big Band"

Track listing:  Airegin, Blue Train, Donna Lee, Maiden Voyage, Sister Sadie, The Sidewinder, Seven Steps To Heaven, I Remember Clifford, Footprints, Manteca, 'Round Midnight, Spain


Toots Thielman          
“The Brasil Project - Volume 2”
Private Music Records - 01005-82110-2)

Tracks:  Ce, Choro Bandido,. Retrato em Branco e Preto, Obsession, Travessia, Flora, Unconditional Love, Papel Mache, O Futebol, Linda (Voce e Linda), Samba de Uma Nota So, Oceano, Samba de Orfeu

GRP All-Star Big Band
“Dave Grusin Presents the GRP All-Star Big Band LIVE”

Track listing:  Oleo, My Man's Gone Now, Sing, Sing, Sing, Manteca, Blues For Howard, Cherokee, Blue Train, 'S Wonderful, Sister Sadie, GRP Band Introduction

Don Grusin
“Native Land”
GRP - GRD 9719

Tracks:  Tracks:  Ritual, Smilin', Catch the Spirit, Khalifa, Madala, Native Land, Road Town, Dreamland, Onde, Totem

Abraham Laboriel
“Dear Friends”   


Acoustic Alchemy
“Against The Grain”

Tracks:  Against the Grain, Lazeez, Different Kind of Freedom, Lady Lynda, Road Dogs, Shot the Loop, Across the Golden Gate, Papillon, Silent Partner, Nouveau Tango

GRP All-Star Big Band
“GRP All-Star Big Band All Blues”

Track Listing:  Cookin' At The Continental, stormy monday blues, All Blues, Birks Works, Goodbye Pork Pie Hat, Senor Blues, Blue Miles Mysterioso Ba Lue Bolivar Ba Lues Are Some Other Blues, Aunt Hagar's Blues

Stephen Bishop
“On and On”
(producer, keyboards, synthesizer)

Tracks:  On and On, One More Night, Madge, Save It for a Rainy Day, Never Letting Go, Little Italy, Losing Myself in You, Everybody Needs Love, Looking for the Right One, Animal House, Only the Heart Within You, Somewhere Inbetween, Send a Little Love My Way (Like Always), Only Love, It Might Be You, Separate Lives, Walking on Air, My Heart and Soul (You'll Always Be)

Don Grusin
Banana Fish
GRP - GRD 9779

Tracks:  Pacific Lights, Baby's Comin' Home Tonight, Banana Fish, Green Diamonds, Island Cowboy, Beach Dogs, Goodbye, Home On The Range, Deep Water, Betty's Jetty


Gerry Mulligan
Telarc/BMG - 83377
Dave Grusin sessions recorded 30-31 May 1995
(piano on Dragonfly, Anthem, Listening to Astor, Ninth Life)

Tracks:  Dragonfly, Brother Blues, Anthem, Backstage, Little Glory, Art Of Trumpet, Listening to Astor, Ninth Life, Underneath A Pale Blue Moonlight, Oh, Mr. Sauter? Yes, Mr. Finegan


Lee Ritenour
“A Twist of Jobim”
i.e. Music -
(piano on Water To Drink, Captain Bacardi, Waters of March, Bonita, Girl from Ipanema)

Tracks:  Water To Drink (Agua de Beber),  Captain Bacardi, Dindi, Waters of March, Bonita, Stone Flower, Favela, Children's Games, Lamento, Mojave, Girl from Ipanema

Jonathan Butler
“Do You Love Me?”
(fender rhodes)

Tracks:  Song for Elizabeth, New Life, Dancing on the Shore and A Kiss. Oo You Love Me?, The Other Side of the World, Life After You, You Don't Belong to Me, The Way You Look Tonight, Amen, Lost to Love, My Only Joy

Diane Schuur
“Friends For Schuur”
(piano, arranger "It Might Be You," "A Love Like Ours"))


Gerry Mulligan

Tracks: Jeru, Bernie's Tune, Walkin' Shoes, Westwood Walk, Mainstream, Blueport, Move, Boplicity, Now I Know What I've Missed, O Great Spirit


Lee Ritenour
"A Twist of Marley"
GRP - 3145497872
(piano on Get Up Stand Up)

Tracks:  Exodus, I Shot the Sheriff,. Get Up Stand Up,. No Woman No Cry,. Is This Love,. Redemption Song,. Jamming, Waiting in Vain,. Turn Your Lights Down Low,. So Much Trouble,. Could You Be Loved,. Stir It Up, Get Up Stand Up


James Taylor
"October Road"
(conductor, string arrangements)

Tracks:  September Grass, October Road, On The 4th of July, Whenever You're Ready, Belfast To Boston, Mean Old Man, My Traveling Star, Raised Up Family, Carry Me On My Way, Caroline I See You, Baby Buffalo, Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas


Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra
Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra Live
(piano on “Cripple Creek Breakdown”)

Tracks: Main Title from The Sea Hawk, Cascades, Songbook for Saxophone and Orchestra, Nuages, Suite from Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Esperança, Cripple Creek Breakdown, Lament for M, The C Zone, A Bird From Missouri, Fire/Tears, Hong Kong Fireworks

Harvey Mason Trio
With All My Heart
videoarts music - VACM-1236

Tracks:  Bernie's Tune, If I Should Lose You, So Near,So Far, Swamp Fire, Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, Hindsight, Dindi, Without A Song, One Morning In May, Speak Like A Child, "Tess, P's & Q's

Lee Ritenour
Twist of Motown
GRP Records - - GRP 11502
(keyboards  Never Can Say Goodbye, I Heard It Through the Grapevine)

Inner City Blues, Papa Was A Rollin' Stone, Never Can Say Goodbye, Just My Imagination, Heard It Through The Grapevine, The Tracks Of My Tears, You Haven't Done Nothin', Creepin', Medley: War / What's Going On, All This Love, Got To Be There


The Hang
Don Grusin
GRP (on CD & DVD)

Tracks:  Let's Not Talk About It, Beat, She Could Be Mine, Wait for Me, Dama de la Ciudad (Introductory Song to el Floridita), Floridita, Number 8, Woman, Chaser, Fresh Air, Catwalk, Road Town, Oo-Whee the Carnival, She Feels Good


Lee Ritenour
Smoke N'Mirrors
GRP Records - - GRP 11502
(keyboards  Never Can Say Goodbye, I Heard It Through the Grapevine)

Tracks:   Smoke N' Mirrors, Capetown,. Southwest Passage,  Waters Edge, Blue Days, Spellbinder, Memeza, Povo, Lovely Day, Township,. Forget Me Nots, Stone Cool,  Motherland

   50s/60s records as sideman

   70s records as sideman

Headliner Recordings