recordings

03 PoolsDon Grolnick
00:00 / 05:21
08 Hearts And NumbersDon Grolnick
00:00 / 03:07

 HEARTS AND NUMBERs (1985)   

1. Pointing at the Moon

2. More Pointing

3. Pools

4. Regrets

5. The Four Sleepers

6. Human Bites

7. Act Natural

8. Hearts and Numbers

Don Grolnick: piano, synthesizer, Fender Rhodes

Michael Brecker: tenor saxophone

HIram Bullock: guitar (6)

Clifford Carter: synthesizer programming (1,2,4,5,6,7,8)

Steve Jordan: drums (1 & 6)

Tom Kennedy: acoustic bass (4)

Will Lee: bass (1 & 3)

Bob Mann: guitar (4)

Marcus Miller: bass (5)

Jeff Mironov: guitar (1, 3, 5 & 7)

 

Label info:  

Art of Life Records

http://www.artofliferecords.com/heartsandnumbers.html

 

Originally released on CD (HD106) on Hip Pocket Records, 1985

01 Nothing PersonalDon Grolnick
00:00 / 05:45

 weaver of dreams (1990)   

1. Nothing Personal

2. Taglioni

3. A Weaver of Dreams

4. His Majesty the Baby

5. I Want to Be Happy

6. Persimmons

7. Or Come Fog

8. Five Bars

Don Grolnick: piano

Michael Brecker:  tenor saxophone

Bob Mintzer: bass clarinet

Barry Rogers:  trombone

Dave Holland: bass

Peter Erskine: drums

Digitally recorded and mixed by James Farber at

Skyline Studios, NYC

Originally released by Blue Note in 1990

03 A Weaver Of DreamsDon Grolnick
00:00 / 04:43
01 Heart Of DarknessDon Grolnick
00:00 / 06:28
04 Nighttown Don Grolnick
00:00 / 08:13

 nighttown (1992)   

1. Heart of Darkness

2. What is This Thing Called Love

3. One Bird, One Stone

4. Nighttown

5. Genie

6. Spot That Man

7. The Cost of Living

8. Blues for Pop

  

Don Grolnick: piano

Randy Brecker: trumpet

Joe Lovano: tenor saxophone

Marty Erlich: bass clarinet

Steve Turre: trombone

Dave Holland: bass

Bill Stewart: drums

Digitally recorded and mixed by James Farber at

Skyline Studios, NYC

Originally released by Blue Note in 1992

02 RainsvilleDon Grolnick
00:00 / 05:29
04 Medianoche Don Grolnick
00:00 / 05:22

 medianoche (1996 GRAMMY NOMINATED)  

1. Catta

2. Rainsville

3. Water Babies

4. Medianoche

5. Cape Verdean Blues

6. Heart of Darkness

7. If Ever I Should Leave You

8. Rojo y Negro

9  Oran

10. Night Song

Don Grolnick: piano

Michael Brecker: tenor saxophone

Dave Valentin: flute

Mike Mainieri: vibes

Andy Gonzales: bass

Don Alias: timbales and percussion

Steve Berrios: bongos, drums and percussion

Milton Cardona: congas and percussion

Produced by Don Grolnick and Andy Gonzales

Arranged by Don Grolnick

Recorded by James Farber at Power Station, NYC;

Mixed by James Farber at River Sound

Released in 1996 by Warner Brothers

07 Or Come FogDon Grolnick
00:00 / 05:24

 the complete blue note recordings (1998)   

Don's two Blue Note recordings were released as "The Complete Blue Note Recordings" after his death.  To order a copy of this double CD,  please contact Jeanne O'Connor through the contact page on this website.

 

Disc One

1. Nothing Personal

2. Taglioni

3. A Weaver of Dreams

4. His Majesty the Baby

5. I Want to Be Happy

6. Persimmons

7. Or Come Fog

8. Five Bars

Disc Two

1. Heart of Darkness

2. What is This Thing Called Love

3. One Bird, One Stone

4. Nighttown

5. Genie

6. Spot That Man

7. The Cost of Living

8. Blues for Pop

 

Don Grolnick: piano

Randy Brecker: trumpet 

Barry Rogers (Disc I), Steve Turre (Disc II): trombone 

Michael Brecker (Disc I), Joe Lovano (Disc II): tenor saxophone

Bob Mintzer (Disc I), Marty Ehrlich (Disc II): bass clarinet

Dave Holland: bass

Peter Erskine (Disc I), Bill Stewart (Disc II): Drums

Digitally recorded and mixed by James Farber at

Skyline Studios, NYC

Produced and arranged by Don Grolnick

08 What Is This Thing Called Love (1).mpDon Grolnick
00:00 / 12:27

 the complete london concert (2000)   

This great live concert is available for download through the website of Peter Erskine, who released the recording several years ago. The concert featured several extraordinary musicians.

  1. Heart of Darkness

  2. Band Intro

  3. Or Come Fog

  4. Five Bars

  5. Spot That Man

  6. Don Alias Intro

  7. What Is This Thing Called Love?

  8. Catta

  9. Rainsville

  10. Water Babies

  11. The Cost Of Living

  12. One Bird, One Stone

  13. I Want To Be Happy (incomplete)

Don Grolnick: piano

Michael Brecker: tenor saxophone

Randy Brecker: trumpet and flugelhorn

Marty Ehrlich: alto saxophone and bass clarinet

Robin Eubanks: trombone

Peter Washington: bass

Peter Erskine: drums

Don Alias: congas

https://petererskine.com/featured-album/the-complete-london-concert/

 the DON GROLNICK COLLECTION   

30 lead sheets and sketch scores edited from Grolnick's manuscripts. 

 

https://www.halleonard.com/product/672396/the-don-grolnick-collection

  1. Act Natural

  2. Blues for Pop

  3. The Cost of Living

  4. Dogs in the Wine Shop

  5. Five Bars

  6. Four Chords

  7. The Four Sleepers

  8. Genie

  9. Heart of Darkness

  10. Hearts and Numbers

  11. His Majesty the Baby

  12. Human Bites

  13. Medianoche

  14. Minsk

  15. Nighttown

  16. Nothing Personal

  17. One Bird, One Stone

  18. Or Come Fog

  19. Persimmons

  20. Pointing at the Moon

  21. Pools

  22. Rainsville

  23. Regrets

  24. Rojo y Negro

  25. Spot That Man

  26. Taglioni

  27. Talking to Myself

  28. Uncle Bob

  29. What Can a Miracle Do

  30. Willie T.

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