Phil Woods

The New York Montreux Connection '81


A1 Ballad Medley  
a Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be)  
b You Leave Me Breatless  
c Lush Life  
A2 Ornithology-Alto Summit  
B1 Heath Brothers Hot House
Trombone – Slide Hampton
B2 McCoy Tyner Quintet Rotunda  


  • Alto Saxophone – Arthur Blythe (tracks: A1(c),A2,B2), Paquito D'Rivera (tracks: A1(a),A2,B2), Phil Woods (tracks: A1(b),A2)
  • Bass – Art Davis (tracks: A1,A2), Avery Sharpe (tracks: B2), Percy Heath (tracks: B1)
  • Drums – Akira Tana (tracks: B1), Ronnie Burrage (tracks: B2), Steve McCall (tracks: A1,A2)
  • Guitar – Tony Purrone (tracks: B1)
  • Piano – John Hicks (tracks: A1,A2), Stanley Cowell (tracks: B1)
  • Tenor Saxophone – Chico Freeman (tracks: B2), Jimmy Heath (tracks: B1), Joe Ford (tracks: B2)
  • Violin – John Blake (tracks: B2)


Tracks A1 And A2 Recorded Live At Kool Jazz Festival,New York City. 

Tracks B1 And B2 Recorded Live At Montreux Jazz Festival,Swizerland

Additional Info

  • Leader: Phil Woods
  • Record Label: Columbia
  • Catalog Number: FC 37652
  • Recording Date: 1981
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