Willie Jones III, Jazz Drummer
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Willie Jones 3, Groundwork

Groundwork


1. Git'cha Shout On
2. Hindsight
3. Dear Blue
4. Toku Do
5. Charity
6. Groundwork
7. New Boundary
8. Jamar

Personnel: Willie Jones III (drums); Buster Williams (bass); Eddie Henderson (trumpet); Eric Reed (piano); Warren Wolf (vibes); Stacy Dillard (saxophones)

Groundwork - Willie Jones III
  
Willie Jones 3, Plays The Max Roach Songbook
Plays The Max Roach Songbook - Willie Jones III

Plays The Max Roach Songbook


1. Ezz-Thetic
2. Libra
3. Equipoise
4. Freedom Day
5. Mr. X
6. To Lady
7. I Get A Kick Out Of You

Personnel: Willie Jones III (drums); Eric Reed (piano); Dezron Douglas (bass); Jeremy Pelt (trumpet); Stacy Dillard (tenor sax); Steve Davis (trombone).

Produced By Willie Jones III Recorded live at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Dizzy's Coca-Cola on January 19, 2012. Dedicated to my father Willie E. Jones (May 2, 1932 - December 17, 2011)
  
Willie Jones 3
The Next Phase - Willie Jones III

Next Phase


1. The Thorn
2. Changing the Game
3. Melancholy Mind
4. Family
5. Kosen Rufu
6. Another Time
7. Until It's Time For You To Go
8. Up the Middle

Personnel: Willie Jones III (drums); Eric Reed, piano; Dezron Douglas, Bass; Warren Wolf, vibes; Greg Tardy, sax; Steve Davis, trombone; Claudia Acuna, vocals; Renee Neufville, vocals

Recorded: 2009
  
Willie Jones 3
Vol.3 - Willie Jones III

Volume 3


1. Shoulder
2. Here's That Rainy Day
3. The First Man
4. Con Alma
5. Inception
6. I Heard A forest Praying
7. Wail Bait
8. He Looked Beyond My Faults


Personnel: Willie Jones III (drums); Eric Reed, piano all tracks except 2&6; Dwayne Burno, Bass all tracks except 2&6; Willie Jones II, piano 2&6; Mike Elizondo, bass 2&6; Shanti Mathews, guitar on track 6

Recorded: 2006
  
Willie Jones 3 Don't Knock the Swing, Vol. 2 - Willie Jones III

Volume 2 ...Don't Knock the Swing'


1. Air Tight
2. Jeni's Low Lie
3. For Someone So Beautiful
4. James Tune
5. The Search
6. Alejandra
7. Mix It Up
8. Early Morning (Before Dawn)


Personnel: Willie Jones III (drums); Eric Reed, piano all tracks except 4; Gerald Cannon, Bass; Greg Tardy, Tenor Sax; Roy Hargrove, Trumpet on tracks 1, 4, and 8; Steve Davis, Trombone 1,2, 4 and 8

Recorded: August 2001
  
Willie Jones 3

Volume 1 ...Straight Swingin'


1. Untitled (Straight Swingin')
2. Blues For Dat Taz
3. Jessica's Theme
4. Wide Open
5. Ornate
6. Ballad
7. Little G's Walk
8. Naima

Personnel: Willie Jones III (drums); Dwight Trible (vocals); Sherman Irby, James Mahone (alto saxophone); Eric Reed, Billy Childs (piano); Gerald Cannon, Tony Dumas (bass).

Recorded: Between April 10, 1996 and September 10, 1999


As a Support Player:
ARTIST TITLE LABEL YEAR
Russell MaloneAll About MelodyHighNote2016
Jacques LesureCamaraderieWj3 Records2015
Steve TurreSpirit ManSmoke Sessions Records2015
Russell MaloneLove Looks Good On YouHigh Note2015
Peter ZakThe DiscipleSteeplechase2015
Justin RobinsonAlana's FantasyCriss Cross Jazz2014
Steve TurreThe Bones Of ArtHighNote2013
Cyrus ChestnutSoul Brother CoolWJ32013
Willie Jones IIIPlays The Max Roach SongbookWJ32013
Dezron DouglasLive At SmallsSmalls Live2013
Steve DavisLive At SmallsSmalls Live2010
Cyrus ChestnutThe Cyrus Chestnut QuartetWJ32012
Cedar WaltonThe Bouncer High Note2011
Harold MabernSomewhere Over The RainbowVenus2010
Cedar WaltonSong of Delilah ~Harold plays ArlenVenus2010
Houston PersonMoment To MomentHigh Note2010
Eric Reed & Cyrus ChestnutPlenty Swing, Plenty SoulSavant2010
Eric ReedStand!WJ32009
Cedar WaltonVoices WithinHigh Note2009
Marcus PrintupLondon LullabySteeple Chase2009
Ernestine AndersonA Song For YouHigh Note2009
Joe CohnShared ContemplationsCriss Cross2009
Tom GuarnaWingspanSteeple Chase2007
Houston PersonThinking of YouHigh Note2007
Kurt EllingNightmovesConcord2007
Roy HargroveNothing SeriousVerve2006
The R.H. FactorDistractionsVerve2006
Eric ReedHereMaxJazz2006
Peter ZakFor TomorrowSteeple Chase2006
Tom ScottBebop UnitedMCG2006
Grant StewartGrant Stewart +4Criss Cross2005
Roy HargroveHardgrooveVerve Records2003
Ryan KisorThe SidewinderVideo Arts Music2003
Jon MayerThe ClassicsReservoir Music2003
Peter BeetsNew York Trio - Page TwoCriss Cross2002
Ryan KisorAwakeningCriss Cross2002
Phil Woods with the Bill Charlap TrioVoyageChiaroscuro Jazz2001
Sherman IrbyBlack WarriorBWR2001
Peter BeetsNew York TrioCriss Cross2001
Ryan KisorThe DreamCriss Cross2001
Jim RotundiReverenceCriss Cross2000
Roy HargroveMoment To MomentVerve2000
Horace SilverJazz Has A Sense Of HumorVerve1999
Ryan KisorKisorVideo Arts Music1999
Arturo SandovalHot HouseN2K1998
Ryan KisorPoint Of ArrivalCriss Cross1998
Anthony WilsonAnthony WilsonMama Records1998
Kamau DaaoodLeimert ParkMama Records1998

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