JUINI BOOTH

CONDENSED (Chronological) PERFORMANCE INFORMATION: (1966-2002)

  

Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers
McCoy Tyner, Billy Harper, Joony Booth, Billy Hardman, and Slide Hampton. 1966
Woody Shaw, trumpet; Carlos Garnett, tenor and alto saxophones; George Cables, piano; Juny Booth, bass. Circa1969.
Traveling Group.

Juini Booth - Sonny Simmons: Music of the Spheres, ESP 1043, 1966, North Country

Sonny Simmons: Music of the Spheres , ESP 1043, 1966, North Country.
Joony Booth, bass; Michael Cohen, piano; Barbara Donald, trumpet; Sonny Simmons, also sax; Bert Wilson, tenor sax; James Zitro, drums.

 

Juini Booth - Marzette Watts Ensemble, ESP 1044, December 8, 1966.

  

  

Marzette Watts Ensemble, ESP 1044, December 8, 1966.

J.C. Moses, drums; Marzette Watts, bass clarinet, soprano and tenor sax; Joony Booth, bass; Norris Jones (Sirone), bass; Karl Berger, Vibraphone; Henry Grimes, bass; Byard Lancaster, bass clarinet, alto sax.; Sonny Sharrock, guitar; Clifford Thornton, cornet, trombone.


Sunny Murray: Spiritual Infinity , Columbia (unissued) NYC, early 1968.
Clifford Thornton, trumpet and/or trombone; Arthur Jones, alto sax; Frank Wright, tenor sax; Dave Burrell, piano; Alan Silva, violin or bass; Juni Booth, electric bass; Sunny Murray, drums; Art Lewis, percussion, maracas, car horn, washboard.

 

 

Juini Booth - Shelley Manne: The Navy Swings!

Shelly Manne. Outside. Contemporary S3624, S 7624m 1969. Gary Barone, J. Gross, J. Booth, P. Robinson.

 

 

Shelley Manne: The Navy Swings! CD featuring 23 selections recorded by Manne throughout the 1960s for Programs, Inc. They were incorporated into the U.S. Navy recruitment show, “The Navy Swings.” Selections 2, 3, 21, and 22 feature John Gross, Gary Barone, Mike Wofford, and Juney Booth and were recorded in 1970 at United Recorders, Hollywood, CA. Booth is on “Teef,” “Steve,” “Easy High-Flying Phyllis,” and “Here’s That Rainy Day.”

 

Monk’s Sidemen: 09/20/69. Listed: T. Monk + B. Bryant Big Band, Monterey J. Guerin, J. Booth (b) Monterey Jazz Festival.

 

Juini Booth - Charles BrownLegend, Bluesway BLS-6039 (LP) 1970.

Charles Brown Legend  Bluesway BLS-6039 (LP) 1970. Charles Brown, piano, vocal; Red Holloway, tenor sax; Earl Hooker, Mel Brown, guitars; Jimmy Bond or Arthur (“Joony”) Booth, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums; Dottie Ivory, vocals (“All Is Forgiven,” “I Want To Go Home”). Recorded at Vault Recordings, LA, September 1969.

 

 

Juini Booth - McCoy TynerParis Bossa (LIVE 1970)

McCoy Tyner Paris Bossa (LIVE 1970) with Azar Lawrence, Juny Booth, W. Fletcher, A. Franco. MOON 8534 Moon [It] MCD 034 2.

 

  

  

Gary Bartz Harlem Bush Music-Taifa Stereo Milestone MSP 9031 [1970] Andy Bey, vocals; Juni Booth, bass; Nat Bettis, percussion; Harold White, drums.

 

Juini Booth - Gary BartzHarlem Bush Music-Uhuru Milestone MSP 9032 [1971]

Gary Bartz Harlem Bush Music-Uhuru Milestone MSP 9032 [1971] Andy Bey, vocals, Ron Carter, bass; Juni Booth, bass; Nat Bettis, percussion; Harold White, drums.

 

  

  

  

  

 

Freddie Hubbard Sing Me A Song of Songmy Atlantic 1576. 1/21/1971. Freddie Hubbard, trumpet, fluglehorn; Junior Cook, tenor saxophone; Kenny Barron, piano; Art (Juini) Booth, bass; Louis Hayes, drums; Barnard-Columbia Chorus, Daniel Paget, conducting; Orchestra, Arif Mardin, conducting (organ); Ilhan Mimaroglu, synthesizer. July 20, 1970 (1,7) August 10, 1970 (2, 4, 6, 9) Regent Sound Studio, NYC.

 

Freddie Hubbard Quintet  Pioneer of Jazz (1963 – 1968)Juini Booth - Freddie Hubbard: Sing Me A Song of Songmy Atlantic 1576. 1/21/1971.
Photo by Alan Jackman: From left to right: Juini Booth, bass; Kenny Barron, piano; James Spaulding, saxophone and flute; Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Louis Hayes drums (not shown). Hartford, Connecticut.

 

 

 

Juini Booth - Larry Young: Lawrence of Newark Perception 34 USA rec99 NYC, Blue Rock Studio 1973.

  

Larry YoungLawrence of Newark  Perception 34 USA rec99 NYC, Blue Rock Studio 1973. Abdul Shahid, drums; Jumma Santos, tom-tom, cow bell, ega, whistle, tambourine, hi-hat; Howard T. King, drums; James Flores, drums; Stacey Edwards, conga; Don Pate, bass; James Blood Ulmer, guitar; Umar Abdul Muizz, conga; Armen Halburian, conga, bells, percussion; Diedre Johnson, cello; Juni Booth, bass; Art Gore, drums, electric piano; Pharoah Sanders, saxophone, vocals; Dennis Mourouse, saxophone, electric-saxophone; Charles Magee, electric trumpet; Larry Young, organ, bongos, vocals.

 

 

 

Juini Booth - Musabumi KikuchiEast Wind [IMPORT] Recorded July 3, 1974

Musabumi Kikuchi East Wind [IMPORT] Recorded July 3, 1974 at Victor Studio, Tokyo. Producer: Masaharu Honjo. December 9, 1998 (Audio CD) Eastw; CD JAP 12/09/1998 EASTW:M01122259 EAST WIND/Nippon Phonogram Masabumi Kikuchi, piano; Terumasa Hino, trumpet; Lohsuke Mine, tenor saxophone; Juni Booth, bass; Eric Gravatt, drums.

 

 

 

 

Takehiro Honda Salaam, Salaam  East Wind 7005, 1974 Takehiro Honda, piano; Juni Booth, bass; Eric Gravatt, drums.

Juini Booth - Takehiro Honda East Wind, 7005, Salaam Salaam 74

 

 

 

McCoy Tyner: Les Incontournables

 

 

McCoy Tyner Session 70 Private Recording, Paris, France. McCoy Tyner Quintet, Paris Bossa. Moon MCD-034-2. McCoy Tyner, piano; Azar Lawrence, tenor and soprano saxophones; Juny Booth, bass; Wilby Blaine Fletcher, drums; Antonio Guilhermo de Sousa Franco, percussion.

 

Juini Booth - McCoy TynerSong of the New World Original Jazz Classics OJC 618 CD. NYC, April 6 and 9, 1973.

McCoy Tyner Song of the New World Original Jazz Classics OJC 618 CD. NYC, April 6 and 9, 1973. A big band featuring Hubert Laws, Joony Booth, Virgil Jones, Cecil Bridgewater, Garnett Brown, Jon Faddis, Dick Griffin, Julius Watkins, Bob Stewart, Sonny Morgan, Sonny Fortune, and Alphonse Mouzon. Mostly new material but does include “Afro Blue” from the Coltrane years.

 

 

McCoy Tyner Session. Private tape from radio broadcast. June 16, 1973. Moderna Museet, Stockholm Group. McCoy Tyner Quartet. Tape is in the possession of JL.

 

McCoy Tyner Session. Recorded for radio broadcast, private tape. Domicile, Munich, Germany. July 1973. McCoy Tyner, piano; Azar Lawrence, tenor and soprano saxophones; Juni Booth, bass; Alphonse Mouzon, drums. (Unissued)

Juini Booth - McCoy TynerEnlightenment, Milestones MCD 55001 CD, July 7, 1973.

 

McCoy Tyner Enlightenment, Milestones MCD 55001 CD, July 7, 1973. Tyner, piano; Azar Lawrence, tenor and alto saxophones, flute; Juni Booth, bass; Alponse Mouzon, drums. One of the great Tyner recordings, 1973 Montreaux Jazz Festival.

 

 McCoy Tyner Session. Pori Jazz Festival, Pori, Finland. Private recording from radio broadcast. July 1973. Tyner, piano; Azar Lawrence, tenor and soprano saxophones; Juni booth, bass; Wilby Fletcher, drums.

Juini Booth - McCoy TynerAtlantis Fantasy/Milestone. San Francisco, CA. August 31 – September 1, 1974.

McCoy Tyner Atlantis Fantasy/Milestone. San Francisco, CA. August 31 – September 1, 1974. Tyner, piano; Azar Lawrence, tenor and soprano saxophones; Joony Booth, bass; Wilby Fletcher, drums; Guilherme Franco, Percussion.

 McCoy Tyner Session. Warsaw Jazz Festival, Warsaw, Poland. Jazz Jamboree, Volume 2, Polania LP. Maybe October 1974. McCoy Tyner Quintet. Tyner, piano; Azar Lawrence, tenor and soprano saxophones; Juni Booth, bass; Wilby Fletcher, drums; Guilherme Franco, percussion.

McCoy Tyner Session. Musa SXL-1181. October 1974. Information for this session from Swing Journal.

McCoy Tyner Session. Private tape from radio broadcast (unissued). Koncerthauset, Stockholm, Sweden. October 27, 1974. Tyner, piano; Lorens Eiser, tenor saxophone on 1 & 3; Juni Booth, bass on 1 & 3; Wilber-Bluer Fletcher, drums on 1 & 3; Franco Giermo, percussion on 1 & 3.

McCoy Tyner Session. Falkoner Centret, Copenhagen, Denmark. October 30, 1974. McCoy Tyner Quintet. Private recording for radio broadcast (unissued). McCoy Tyner, piano and flute; Azar Lawrence, tenor and soprano saxophones; Juni Booth, bass; Wilby-Bluer Fletcher, drums; Antoni Guilherme de Souza Franco, percussion.

 McCoy Tyner Session. Torino, Italy. Private recording from radio broadcast. November 1974. Tyner, piano; Azar Lawrence, tenor and soprano saxophones, Juni Booth, bass; Wilby Fletcher, drums; Guilherme Franco, percussion. Note: On this tape there was a third selection with addition of guitar and electric keyboards.

McCoy Tyner Quartet. Concert. Elizabeth Playhouse, Vancouver, Canada. March 6, 1976. Tyner, Ron Bridgewater, Joe Ford, Jooney Booth, Eric Gravatt.

Juini Booth - Hamiett Bluiett Wildflowers 4 Wildflowers: The New York Loft Jazz Sessions. May 14-23, 1975.

Hamiett Bluiett Wildflowers 4 Wildflowers: The New York Loft Jazz Sessions. May 14-23, 1975. “Tranquil Beauty": Hamiett Bluiett, clarinet & baritone saxophone; Olu Dara, trumpet; Butch Campbell, guitar; Billy Patterson, guitar; Juney Booth, bass; Charles Bobo Shaw, drums; Don Moye, drums.

Juini Booth - Hamiett Bluiett. “Endangered Species.” India Navigation Company, 1976.

Hamiett Bluiett Endangered Species India Navigation Company1976. Jumma Santos, baritone saxophone, flute; Junie Booth, bass; Olu Dara, trumpet; Phillip Wilson, drums.

 

 

 

 

 

Juini Booth - Joe Bonner. Muse 5114 LP, New York City. October 1974 & 1976.

 

Joe Bonner Angel Eyes  Muse 5114 LP, New York City. October 1974 & 1976. Joe Bonner, piano; Linda Sharrock, vocals; Junie Booth, bass; Billy Harper, tenor saxophone; Jimmy Hopps, drums; Leroy Jenkins, violin.

 

 

 

 

 

  Juini Booth - Chico Freeman. Beyond the Rain, 1977.

 

Chico Freeman  Beyond the Rain OJCCD-479-2 (Contemporary 7640) (LP-OJC-479) 1977   Hilton Ruiz, piano; Joony Booth, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Jumma Santos, percussion.

Juini Booth - Elvin JonesTime Capsule, Vanguard VDS 23031 (LP), 1977.

  

  

 

Elvin Jones Time Capsule Vanguard VDS 23031 (LP), 1977. Bunky Green, George Coleman, Frank Foster, Frank Wess, Ryo Kawasaki, Kenny Barron, Milt Hinton, Jooney Booth, Angel Allende. Jones’ live band in 1977 featured Pat LaBarbera, Chico Freeman, and Ryo Kawasaki. CD Vanguard 79389.

  

 

 Juini Booth - Beaver Harris Concert. New Morning, Paris, France. October 13-14, 1983. Beaver Harris Concert. New Morning, Paris, France. October 13-14, 1983. Harris, drums; Francis Haynes, steel drums; Andrew White, saxophone; Jooney Booth, bass.

 

Beaver Harris QuartetBeaver is my name. Timeless 196. Wageningen, Holland, 1987. Harris, drums; Francis Haynes, steel drums; Andrew White, saxophone, Jooney Booth, bass.

 

 

 

 

Steve Grossman Way Out West, Vol. 1 Red VPA 176, Italy 1987. Steve Grossman, tenor saxophone; Juni Booth, bass; Joe Chambers, drums.

 Juini Booth - Steve GrossmanWay Out West, Vol. 1 Red VPA 176, Italy 1987.

Juini Booth - Steve Grossman Trio Way Out East, Vol 2 Red VPA 183, Italy 1987.

Steve Grossman Trio Way Out East, Vol. 2 Red VPA 183, Italy 1987. Steve Grossman, tenor saxophone; Juni Booth, bass; Joe Chambers, drums.

  

  

 

 

Ernie Krivda Quartet Live at Rusty's North Coast Jazz Records, 1983. Krivda, tenor saxophone; Neal Creque, piano; Juny Booth, bass; Paul Samuels, drums.

 

Juini Booth - Ernie Krivda Quartet Live at Rusty’s North Coast Jazz Records, 1983.Sun Ra & His intergalaxtic Arkestra. Hamberg concert Fabrik, Altona, Hamberg, West Germany. August 29, 1989. Private Recording, 150 minutes (Kruempelmann and Trent). Michael Ray, trumpet; Tyrone Hill, trombone; Julian Priester, trombone; Marshall Allen, alto saxophone, flute; John Gilmore, tenor saxophone, clarinet, timbales, vocals; Danny Thompson, baritone saxophone, flute; Leroy Taylor (Eloe Omoe) alto saxophone, bass clarinet; James Jackson, bassoon, Ancient Egyptian Infinity drum; Noel Scott, alto and baritone saxophones; Sun Ra, piano, keyboards, vocals; Arthur E. (Junie) Booth, electric bass; Gerald Bruce Edwards, electric guitar; Muneer Abdul Fataah, cello; unknown bass; Earl “Buster” Smith, drums; David Pleasant, percussion; Jorge Silva, percussion, vocals; Elson Dos Santos Nascimento, percussion, dance, vocals; June Tyson, vocals, violin; Pat Hall Smith, dance; Cheryl Banks, dance; Arnette DeMille, dance. (Trent, taken from Willisau Festival Program: it does not list Jorge Silva, but he is present in the concluding percussion/vocal piece with vocals in Portuguese; Danny Ray Thompson is listed but not present.)

 

 

Sun Ra & His Intergalaxtic Arkestra. Willisau concert, Willisau, Switzerland, September 1, 1989. Private Recording, 120 minutes (Kruempelmann and Trent). Michael Ray, trumpet; Tyrone Hill, trombone; Julian Priester, trombone; Marshall Allen, alto saxophone, flute; John Gilmore, tenor saxophone, clarinet, timbales, vocals; Danny Thompson, baritone saxophone, flute; Leroy Taylor (Eloe Omoe), alto saxophone, bass clarinet; James Jackson, bassoon, Ancient Egyptian Infinity drum; Noel Scott, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone; Sun Ra, piano, keyboards, vocals; Arthur E. (Junie) Booth, electric bass; Gerald Bruce Edwards, electric guitar; Muneer Abdul Fataah, clo; Peter Kowald, bass; Earl “Buster” Smith, drums; David Pleasant, percussion, Jorge Silva, percussion, vocals; Elson Dos Santos Nascimento, percussion, dance, vocals; June Tyson, vocals, violin; Pat Hall Smith, dance; Cheryl Banks, dance; Arnette DeMille, dance. (see Trent’s note above; Peter Kowald sat in on this occasion)

 

Billy Bang Sextet Magic Triangle  Jazz Series1991, U. Mass. Billy Bang Sextet: Ahmed Abdullah, Takeshi Yamaguchi, Thurman Barker, Juni Booth, Zen Matsuura.

 

 

Juini Booth - Steve Grossman Quartet, featuring Hugh Lawson. DIW 912, 1998. Hold the Line.

 

Steve Grossman Quartet, featuring Hugh Lawson Hold the Line DIW 912, 1998. Grossman, tenor saxophone; Hugh Lawsin, piano; Juini Booth, bass; Masahiro Yoshida, drums.

 

Free Music Ensemble, featuring Juini Booth. Cassette, 39 Maher Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M6P 1S7. November 1994. James Duncan, trumpet; Kenny Baldwin, saxophone; Mark Hundevad, vibes/percussion; uncredited guitar on B-side; Juini Booth, bass; Mike Gennaro, drums. (Reviewed in Broken Pencil #3)

 

IRONY BOARD, Jazz, Published on May 12, 1995 © The Buffalo News, Inc. Bassist Juini Booth’s new band, Jazz – Jazz V.P. plays at Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, 2495 Main Street. – Jeff Simon

 

THE NEXT WAVE, Jazz, Published on September 22, 1995 © The Buffalo News, Inc. Buffalo-resident bassist Juini Booth will celebrate John Coltrane’s birthday Saturday with one of his rare solo recitals at Border’s Bookstore, 2015 Walden Avenue. (Simon notes Booth’s stint in the band of saxophonist Pharoah Sanders.) – Jeff Simon

 

Street. Music and Poetry featuring Junie Booth, bass and poet Jay Ward. (@ 1995)

 Juini Booth - Sun Ra & His Intergalaxtic Arkestra. Stardust from Tomorrow Leo LR 235/236 (CD 1996)

Juini Booth - Sun Ra & His Intergalaxtic Arkestra. Second Star to the Right (Salute to Walt Disney) Leo LR 230 (CD 1995)

Sun Ra & His Intergalaxtic Arkestra.Second Star to the Right (Salute to Walt Disney) Leo LR 230 (CD 1995) Recorded live at Jazzatelier, Ulrighsberg, Austria, 29 April 1989. Michael Ray, trumpet, vocals; Tyrone Hill, Julian Priester, trombones; Marshall Allen, alto saxophone flute, clarinet; Noel Scott, alto saxophone, flute; Eloe Omoe, alto saxophone clarinet, bass clarinet; James Jackson, bassoon, oboe, vocals; Sun Ra, piano, synthesizer, vocals; Bruce Edwards, electric guitar; Arthur Joonie Booth, electric bass, Earl “Buster” Smith, drums; Elson Nascimento Santos, surdo, percussion; June Tyson, Violin, vocals. (This is from the same concert as Stardust from Tomorrow, item 120B (follows) [Data from CD leaflet, added by Moudry]

 

Sun Ra & His Intergalaxtic Arkestra.Stardust from Tomorrow Leo LR 235/236 (CD 1996) Total time for the two-disc set: 1:55:21. Personnel: same as above. Recorded live at Jazzatelier, Ulrichsberg, Austria, 29 April 1989. The original sequence of the material in 120A & 120B is unknown. [Data from CD leaflet, added by Moudry]

 

Sun Ra Arkestra – Unity Temple, Oak Park, Chicago, IL November 1, 1996. Marshall Allen, leader, alto saxophone, flute; Art Jenkins, vocals; Noel Scott, tenor saxophone; Charles Davis, baritone saxophone; James Jackson, bassoon, percussion; Kwame Hadi, Fred Adams, trumpet; Tyrone Hill, trombone; Samarai Celestial, drums; Damon Choice, vibes; Elson Dos Santos, percussion; Junie Booth, bass; Rollo Radford, electric bass.

 

Juini Booth - Charles Gayle Ancient of Days, Knitting Factory Works,

Charles Gayle Ancient of Days, Knitting Factory Works, ASIN: B00003OP3U. Hank Johnson, piano; Juini booth, bass; Michael Wimberly, drums.

 

 

 

 

 

 

LAWRENCE “BUTCH” MORRISCONDUCTION CHRONOLOGY

 

Conduction No 110 Brecht Forum, New York, NY 21 April 2000. Jump Festival Orchestra: Edda Kristansdotter, flute; Michael Herbst, oboe; Charles Waters, clarinet; Chris Jonas, soprano saxophone; Ori Kaplan, alto saxophone, Assif Tsahar, bass clarinet; Susanne Chen, bassoon; Jordan McLean, French horn; Todd Margasak, trumpet; Aaron Johnson, Reut Regev, trombone; Tam Abbs, tuba; Andrew Bemkey, piano, David Brandt, marimba, Andrew Barker, drums, Jessica Pavone, viola; Shiau Shu Yu, Bil Selinger, cello; Jane Wong, Juni Booth, bass.

 

 

Conduction No 116 Tonic, New York, NY 25 August 2000. Jump Festival Orchestra: Michael Herbst, oboe; Chris Jonas, soprano saxophone; Ori Kaplan, alto saxophone; Susanne Chen, bassoon; Jordan McLean, French horn; Aaron Johnson, trombone; Tom Abbs, tuba; Andrew Bemkey, piano; David Brandt, marimba; Andrew Barker, drums; Jeremy Wilms, guitar; Dylan Williams, viola; Shiau Shu Yu, Gil Selinger, cello; Jane Wong, Juni booth bass.

 

Conduction No 119 Lawrence D. “Butch” Morris 26 October 2001. Aaron Davis Hall, Harlem, NY. Billy Bang, violin; Juni Booth, bass; Wilber Morris, bass (Butch Morris’ brother); Vincent Chancey, French horn; Lois Perdomo, piano; Warren Smith, vibraphone, percussion; Illhan Ersahin, tenor saxophone, Okkyung Lee, cello; Liberty Ellman, guitar; Stephanie Griffin, cello; Arnold Greenich, oboe, et al.

 

 

Sun Ra Arkestra under the direction of Marshall Allen at the Knitting Factory, New York, NY, 29 September 2000. Featuring Juini Booth on electric bass; Dave Gordon, trumpet; Craig Haynes on the sacred Djembe from West Aftica. Marshall Allen, leader, alto saxophone, wood flute, EVI; Art Jenkins, vocals, percussion, miniature megaphone; Ya Ya Abdul Majid, tenor saxophone; Noel Scott, alto saxophone, percussion; Juini Booth, electric bass; Dave Gordon, trumpet; Haji, trumpet, flugelhorn; Fred Adams, trumpet; Tyrone Hill, trombone; Dave Davis, trombone; Craig Haynes, sacred Djembe; Elson Nascimento Dos Santos, surdo, percussion; Luquman Ali, drums; John Ore, bass; Charles Ellerbee, electric guitar, and Teddy Thomas, conga drum.

 

 

Billy Bang’s Vision Strings Vision Festival. Sunday, 27 May 2001, Knitting Factory, NYC. Billy Bang, violin, conductor; Matt Maneri, viola, Sonya Robinson, violin; Naoko Ono, piano; Okkyyung Lee, Shiau-Shu Yu, cello; Juini Booth, Todd Nicholson, Joe Fonda, bass; Robert Zantay, wind synthesizer; Abbey Rader, drums.

 

A Vision Against Violence. Dance/Music Duos: Gloria McLean and Juini Booth, Knitting Factory, NYC. 27 May 2001.

 

 

Lawrence “Butch” Morris Conducts New York Skyscraper, featuring Juini Booth, Vijay Iyer, Okkyung Lee, Steve Swell, Assif Tsahar. Tuesdays in July 2002. Bowery Poetry Club, New York City.

 

 

Kultural KafeAsk Your Mama: Jazz and Poetry performance, Saturday, 27 July and Sunday 28 July 2002. Langston Hughes Institute, Jefferson Avenue Art Festival. Gregory Davis and bassist Juini booth perform Booth’s original jazz score to excerpts from Langston Hughes’ 1961 work of poetry, Ask Your Mama. Spoken word artist Jay Ward (also a Buffalo native) reads Hughes’ work with the jazz accompaniment.