Escoffery
Jazz Saxophonist & Composer

Latest Releases

The new Sunnyide Records Recording
Available April 2014!

The Wayne Escoffery Quintet Live at Firehouse 12 featuring Orrin Evans and Rachel Z

"The Wayne Escoffery Quintet Live at Firehouse 12"
featuring Rachel Z and Orrin Evans


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"Only Son of One"

1. World of the Bardo
2. Banishment of the Lost Spirit
3. Perilous Desires
4. The Only Son of One
5. If I Am, Who You Are
6. Selena's Song
7. Presumed Innocence
8. Colour Spectrum
9. Two Souls

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Personnel:
Wayne Escoffery - Tenor and Soprano Saxophones
Orrin Evans - Fender Rhodes and Piano
Adam Holzman - Keyboards
Hans Glawischnig - Bass
Ricky Rodriguez - Bass (tracks 3,6,7&8)
Jason Brown - Drums


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"Tides of Yesterday"

1. Better Next Time
2. The Sweetest Sounds
3. Sometimes I'm Happy
4. Never Never Land
5. You Must Believe In Spring
6. The Harbor (Poppy's Song)
7. Eclipse
8. Big Noise New York
9. Where There is Love
10. Straight To You (Baloo Baloo)
11. Infinity
Personnel:
Carolyn Leonhart - Vocals
Wayne Escoffery - Tenor and Soprano Saxophones
Toru Dodo - Piano
Hans Glawischnig - Bass
Donald Edwards - Drums
Adam Rogers - Electric and Acoustic Guitars
Jeff Haynes - Percussion

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"Uptown"

1. No Desert
2. I Got It Bad
3. Cross Bronx
4. You Know I Care
5. Road From Eilat
6. Gulf Of Aqaba
7. Nu Soul
8. Maya's Waltz
9. Easy Now
Personnel:
Wayne Escoffery - Tenor Saxophone
Avi Rothbard - Guitar
Gary Versace - Organ
Jason Brown- Drums

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"If Dreams Come True"

1. If Dreams Come True
2. Nothing Left To Say
3. Never Too Soon
4. Not Without You
5. Angel Face
6. Key Largo
7. Free To Love
8. Desert Moonlight
9. Earth Calling
Personnel:
Carolyn Leonhart - Vocals
Wayne Escoffery - Tenor and Soprano Saxophones
Toru Dodo - Piano
Hans Glawischnig - Bass
Jason Brown - Drums
Carl Allen - Drums

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"Hopes & Dreams"

1. Hopes And Dreams
2. Liason
3. Noon Night
4. Love Walked In
5. Chronic Blues
6. Dedication To Wanda
7. The Sake Of It
8. The Face I Love
Personnel:
Wayne Escoffery - Tenor Saxophone
Joe Locke - Vibes
Hans Glawischnig - Bass
Lewis Nash - Drums
Johnathan Blake - Drums

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"Veneration"

1. Locke's Vibe
2. I Waited For You
3. Bee Vamp
4. Skydive
5. Tell Me Why
6. Looking Ahead
7. Isfahan
8. Melody for Melonae
Personnel:
Wayne Escoffery - Tenor and Soprano Saxophones
Joe Locke - Vibes
Hans Glawischnig - Bass
Lewis Nash - Drums

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"Intuition"

1. Intuition
2. Tightrope
3. The Alchemist
4. The First One
5. I Should Care
6. Gazelle
7. Enduring Freedom
8. I'm Old Fashioned
9. Is This The Same Place I'm In?
Personnel:
Wayne Escoffery - Tenor and Soprano Saxophones
Jeremy Pelt - Trumpet
Rick Germanson - Piano
Gerald Cannon - Bass
Ralph Peterson - Drums

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"Times Change"

1. Came Back Lucky
2. Beatrice
3. After You've Gone
4. That's All
5. Times Change
6. Dawn Listen
7. Triste
8. Water Pistol
Personnel:
Wayne Escoffery - Tenor and Soprano Saxophones
Aaron Goldberg - Piano
Joel Forbes - Bass
Carl Allen - Drums

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AS A SIDEMAN

Tom Harrell
"Colors of a Dream"
HighNote Records, 2013
Ben Riley
"Grown Folks Music"
Sunnyside Records, 2012
Tom Harrell
"Number 5"
Highnote Records, 2012
Tom Harrell
"Time of the Sun"
Highnote Records, 2010
Mingus Big Band
"Live at Jazz Standard"
The Ron Carter Big Band
"Ron Carter's Great Big Band"
Somethinelse Records
Wayne Escoffery/Jimmy Greene/Stephen Riley/Don Braden
"Jam Session Vol. 30"
Steeplchase Records
Pat Bianchi
"Back Home"
Tom Harrell
"Roman Nights"
Highnote Records, 2010
Noah Baerman/Wayne Escoffery/Amanda Monaco -
"Playdate"
Positone Records, 2009
The Brother Thelonious Quintet
"The Brother Thelonious Quintet"
North Coast Brewing CO., 2009
Oleg Butman
"Passion"
Catfish Records, 2009
Cynthia Scott
"Dream For One Bright World"
Cynthia Scott, 2009
Randy Sandke
"Jazz For Juniors"
Arbors Records, 2009
Akiko Tsuruga
"NYC Serenade"
XQCM 1313 Mojo Records, 2009
Joe Locke
"Force of Four"
Origin 82511, 2009
Tom Harrell
"Prana Dance"
HighNote CD 7192
Hikari Ichihara
Stardust
David Gibson
G-Rays
Nagel-Heyer records CD 2080
Tom Harrell
Light On
Highnote 7171
Wycliffe Gordon and Jay Leonhart
This Rhythm On MY Mind
Bluesback Records
Mingus Big Band-Orchestra-Dynasty
Live in Tokyo at the Blue Note
SSC3042
Ben Riley's Monk Legacy Septet
Memories of T
CCD-30095-2
Gloria Cooper
Dedicated To You
Origin Records 82450
David Gibson
The Path to Delphi
Nagel Heyer
Noah Baerman
Soul Fource
LEMD-0501
The Mingus Band
I Am Three
Sunnyside/ Universal
Carolyn Leonhart
New 8th Day
SSR 113
Avi Rothbard
Twin Song
Midlantic Records
Eric Frazier
Find Yourself (Then Find Me
Eric Frazier 8253464389
Lonnie Plaxico
Rhythm and Soul
SLJ 1023
The Mingus Band
Tonight at Noon
Dreyfus
David Gibson
Maya
Nagel Heyer 2018
Eric Reed
Happiness
Nagel Heyer 2010
Nancie Banks Orchestra
Out of It
GFI 2001
 
 
 




















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