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PJ Perry | Discography

PJ Perry CD info is a varied and delightful collection original bebop tunes as well renditions from some greatest jazz players past and present. PJ and his friends (all great players) create music that you will want to visit again and again

CD Old Friends

Rel: 2013, Old Friends
  • Tommy Banks – piano
  • PJ Perry – tenor and alto sax
  1. First Song For Ruth
  2. All We Know (Fred Carlin)     
  3. Joy Spring (Clifford Brown)
  4. My Old Flame (Arthur Johnston)
  5. The Best Things in Life are Free (DeSylva Brown)
  6. Darn That Dream (Eddie De Lange)     
  7. Ceora (Lee Morgan)
  8. Laura (David Raksin)
  9. My Foolish Heart (Victor Young)
  10. If You Could See Me Now (Tad Dameron)
  11. Blue and Sentimental (Basie/Livingston/David)
  12. September Song (Kurt Weill)
  13. Delilah (Victor Young)
  14. My Ideal (Newell Chase)
  15. Old Folks (Willard Robison)
  16. You Can’t Go Home Again (Don Sebesky)

CD Ubiquitous

Rel: 2011  Ubiquitous
  • PJ Perry-alto saxophone
  • Kevin Dean-trumpet
  • Mark Eisenman-piano
  • Neil Swainson-acoustic bass
  • Andre White-drums
  1. Ubiquitous     
  2. Nowheresville (White)
  3. Benny’s Ballad (Eisenman)
  4. Either Way (White)
  5. You’d Be (Eisenman)
  6. Scene in Passing (Swainson)
  7. Hip Bone (Dean)
  8. Atavan (PJ Perry)

CD Nota Bene

Rel: 2009   Nota Bene
  • PJ Perry-alto saxophone
  • Mark Eisenman-piano
  • Neil Swainson-bass
  • John Sumner-drums
  1. Parker’s Mood (Bird)
  2. Salsa Saxófono ( PJ Perry}     
  3. Be My Love - CD - Nota Bene     
  4. Arnie (PJ Perry)
  5. Dr. Gu (PJ Perry)
  6. Limehouse Blues (Braham/Ferber)
  7. The Gypsy (Billy Reid)
  8. Georgia On My Mind (Hoagy Carmichael)
  9. Nico’s Nightmare ( PJ Perry)
  10. What’ll I Do ?(Irving Berlin)
  11. Nica’s Dream (Horace Silver)
  12. Arokis (PJ Perry)

CD Joined At The Hip

Rel: 2007   Joined at the Hip
  • PJ Perry-alto sax
  • Campbell Ryga- alto sax
  • Ross Taggart- piano
  • Neil Swainson- bass
  • Terry Clarke- drums
  1. Ah leu Cha (Charlie Parker)
  2. Con Alto (Campbell Ryga)
  3. Everything Happens to Me     
  4. Royal Tease (PJ Perry)
  5. Maybe Yes, Maybe No (Ross Taggart)
  6. I Can’t Get Started (Duke/Gershwin&Chapell)
  7. Line For Art (Marroco AMNFN Music)

CD Trio

Rel: 2006  Trio
  • PJ Perry-tenor/alto saxophone/clarinet
  • Re Shwager-guitar
  • Neil Swainson-bass
  1. Reminiscent     
  2. Quasimodo (Charlie Parker)
  3. It's Alright With Me (Cole Porter)     
  4. I Have Dreamed (Rogers/Hammerstein)
  5. Stuffy Turkey (Thelonius Monk)
  6. I Get Sentimental Over Nothing (M. Alton/Nat King Cole)
  7. Seba Summer (PJ Perry)
  8. Our Little Town (The Heath Brothers)
  9. Red (PJ Perry)
  10. McFunk (PJ Perry)
  11. PJ’s Blues (PJ Perry)

CD Time Flies

Rel:2005  Time Flies

  • PJ Perry- tenor & alto saxophone
  • Bobby Shew- trumpet & Flugelhorn
  • Ross Taggart- piano
  • Neil Swainson-bass
  • Andre LaChance- Bass
  • Joe LaBarbera- drums
  • Dave Robbins- drums
  1. St. Vitus' Dance     
  2. Counting Down (Bobby Shew)
  3. Melody for Thelma (Richard A. Mitchel)
  4. Tenderly (Walter Gross/Lawrence Jack)
  5. Love Letters (Edward Heyman/Victor Young)
  6. Tempus Fugit (Bud Powell)
  7. Warm Valley (Duke Ellington)
  8. Social Call (Bashir Qusim)
  9. Spiral Stairway (Ilsa Eckinger)

CD Come Sunday

Rel: 2003  Come Sunday
  • PJ Perry- saxophones
  • Doug Riley- piano & B3 organ
  1. Sermonette     
  2. Goody Two Shoes (Doug Riley)
  3. Come Sunday (Duke Ellington)
  4. Peace (Horace Silver)
  5. What A Friend We Have in Jesus (C.L. Converse)
  6. Amazing Grace (John Newton, L. Walker)
  7. Freedom (Doug Riley)
  8. Holy Land (Cedar Walton)
  9. A Waltz (P.J. Perry)
  10. Abide With Me (W. H. Monk/H. F. Lyte/R. Johnson)

CD ESO

Rel: 2003   PJ Perry & Edmonton Symphony Orchestra
produced by Tommy Banks
  • PJ Perry- tenor & alto saxophone
  • Mark Eisenmann- piano
  • Neil Swainson & John Taylor-bass
  • Arnie Chycoski- lead trumpet
  • Bob Tindesley- solo trumpet
  • George Ursan- drums
  • Ravi Pooliah- latin jazz percussion
  1. Django
  2. Charlie Parker Medley
  3. Bossa Nova Medley
  4. They Kept Bach’s Head Alive
  5. Ballad Medley
  6. Hand In Hand
  7. Harlem Nocturne     
  8. The Old Castle
  9. Strike Up The Band

CD Old Friends

Rel: 1993,  Quintet
  • PJ Perry- soprano & alto sax
  • Bob Tindesley- trumpet
  • Chris Andrew- piano & synthesizer
  • Miles Hill- bass
  • Claude Ranger- drums
  1. Jazz Suite (Chris Andrew)
  2. They Kept Bach’s Head Alive (Bob Tildesley)
  3. L.L. (Bob Tildesley)
  4. Royal Tease (P.J. Perry)
  5. Negligence (Chris Andrew)
  6. No Matter (Chris Andrew)
  7. Doodle     
  8. Don’t Forget (Bob Tildesley

CD Worth Waiting For

Rel: 1991,   Worth Waiting For
  • PJ Perry-tenor/alto saxophone
  • Kenny Barron- piano
  • Cuck Deardorf-bass
  • Victor Lewis- Drums
  1. I Cried For You     
  2. Stardust (Carmichael/Parish)
  3. You’d Be So Easy To Love (Porter)
  4. Blue and Sentimental (Basie/Livingston/David)
  5. Poor Butterfly (Golden/Hubbe)
  6. Blue Daniel (Rosolino)
  7. Star Crossed Lovers (Ellington/Strayhorn)
  8. Namely You (Mercer/DePaul)
  9. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes (Kern/Horbach)
  10. My Old Flame (Coslow/Johnston)
  11. Dig (Davis)
  12. Everytime We Say Goodbye (Porter)
  13. My Ideal (Newell Chase/Leo Robin/Richard Whiting)
  14. Never Let Me Go (Ray Evans/Jay Livingston)

CD My Ideal

Rel: 1989  My Ideal

  • PJ Perry-tenor/alto saxophone
  • Mulgrew Millar- piano
  • Neil Swainson-bass
  • Victor Lewis- Drums
  1. Nicolia     
  2. Kira Samba (P.J. Perry)
  3. If I Should Lose You (Robin-Ringer)
  4. Helsingborg (T. Oxbol)
  5. My Ideal (R.A. Whiting)
  6. Cheryl (C. Parker)
  7. Mother Night(P. Dwyer)
  8. Easy to Love (C. Parker)
  9. Doodle (P.J. Perry)