Discography

DISCOGRAPHY WITH CD INFORMATION (updated April 2020)

CD’s released as a leader and soloist:

THE JAZZ EXPRESSIONS

  • Self titled, released on Bluejay Records
  • Yoyogi, released on Bluejay Records

On The Road

released on Wildflower

SPIRITUALS

SOLO BASS CD features Negro Spirituals related to the Underground Railroad – released 2019 on Unseen Rain

ALONE

SOLO BASS CD released on Soul Search Music
http://www.soulsearchmusic.com/pages/hill.htm

ON THE ROAD

on Wildflower Publishers

TK Blue – sax and flute
Dwayne “Cook” Broadnax – drums
Aaron Graves – piano
Hilliard Greene – bass

Zigzag Quartet

co-leader

Alexander A. Wu – Pianist
Daniel Mallon – Percussionist
Francisco Roldan – Guitarist
Hilliard Greene – Bassist

CD’s released as a featured member:

Tomas Janzon – 130th & Lenox

Released September 2019

Tomas Janzon-guitar
Steve Nelson-vibes
Hill Greene-bass
Chuck McPherson-drums
Nedra Wheeler-bass
Donald Dean-drums

ELECTRIC TELEPATHY VOL. 1

Released September 20th, 2019 577 Records

Daniel Carter : Saxophones, Clarinet, Trumpet
Patrick Holmes : Clarinet
Matthew Putman : Keyboard
Hilliard Greene : Bass
Federico Ughi : Drums

Gotham Nights – Paul Serrato

Released February 2019 – Graffiti Productions

Paul Serrato – piano
Lloyd Haber – drums
Warren Smith – vibraphone
Hilliard Greene – bass

Hope – Matt Lavelle Quartet

Released Unseen Rain January 2019

Matt Lavelle – trumpet, alto and bass clarinet
Tom Cabrera – Drums
Lewis Porter – Piano
Hilliard Greene – Bass

TELEPATHIC ALLIANCES

Released December 7th, 2018 577 Records

Daniel Carter : Saxophones, Clarinet, Trumpet
Patrick Holmes : Clarinet
Matthew Putman : Keyboard
Hilliard Greene : Bass
Federico Ughi : Drums

Reunion – Lenore Raphael and Doug MacDonald

Released May 2018

Lenore Raphael – piano
Doug MacDonald – guitar
Dwayne “Cook” Broadnax – drums
Hilliard Greene – Bass

Dogon Revisited – Salim Washington

Released:2018 – Passin’ Thru Records

Salim Washington – Tenor Saxophone, Mbira, Flute, Oboe
Julius A Hemphill – track 8 – Composer
Tyshawn Sorey – Drums
Melanie Dyer – Viola, Vocals tracks: 2, 7, 8
Double Bass – Hilliard Greene

TELEPATHIC ALLIANCES

Released December 1st, 2017 577 Records

Daniel Carter : Saxophones, Clarinet, Trumpet
Patrick Holmes : Clarinet
Matthew Putman : Keyboard
Hilliard Greene : Bass
Federico Ughi : Drums

Live Constructions

Recorded November 2017 SLAM Productions

David Haney – piano
Daniel Carter – trumpet, tenor saxophone
Hilliard Greene – Bass

Cooperative Sound #3

released 15 January 2017

Matt Lavelle – trumpet and bass clarinet
Ras Moshe – flute and tenor saxophone
Daniel Carter – flute, trumpet, clarinet, alto, tenor and soprano saxophone
Paula Shocron – piano
Hilliard Greene – bass
Pablo Díaz – drums

Cooperative Sound #2

released 15 January 2017

Daniel Carter – flute, trumpet, clarinet, alto, tenor and soprano saxophone
Paula Shocron – piano
Hilliard Greene – bass
Pablo Díaz – drums

The Astral Revelations – Jemeel Moondoc Quartet

Recorded live February 5th, 2016 – 2016ROGUEART

Jemeel Moondoc: alto saxophone – composition
Matthew Shipp: piano
Hilliard Greene: double bass
Newman Taylor Baker: drums

Matt Lavelle Quartet – Matt Lavelle Quartet

Released Unseen Rain January 2017

Matt Lavelle – trumpet, alto and bass clarinet
Tom Cabrera – Drums
Lewis Porter – Piano
Hilliard Greene – Bass

Taguiera – The Afri-Garifuna Jazz Ensemble

Released November 2016

Lucy Blanco – Vocals
James Lovell – Drums
Dre Barnes – Piano
Eva Vossmerbauemer – Violin
Gary “Wicked” Fritz – Percussion
Mario Sprouse – piano
Julian Meyers – sax
Hilliard Greene – Bass

Live In Ukraine – Switchback

Released September 2016 Multikulti Project (EN)

Mars Williams
Wacław Zimpel
Hilliard Greene
Klaus Kugel

Cosmic Nickelodeon – Recording with Jemeel Moondoc

Relative Pitch Recordings, March 2016 release

Jemeel Moondoc – sax
Hilliard Greene – bass

Urban Fingerprints – Recording with Paul Serrato

Released February 2016, Graffiti Productions

Paul Serrato – piano
Hilliard Greene – bass

Ugly Beautiful – Billy Mintz Quintet

Tony Malaby, Rich Perry- tenor saxophone
Adam Kolker – saxophones, woodwinds
Roberta Piket – piano, organ
Hilliard Greene – bass
Billy Mintz – drums, compositions

Switchback – Switchback

Released May 2015 Multikulti Project (EN)

Mars Williams
Wacław Zimpel
Hilliard Greene
Klaus Kugel

Jemeel Moondoc – The Zookeeper’s House

Released May 2014 Release number: RPR1026

Jemeel Moondoc: alto sax
Matthew Shipp: piano (1 & 4)
Roy Campbell Jr.: trumpet (2 & 3)
Steve Swell: trombone (2 & 3)
Hilliard Greene: bass
Newman Taylor Baker: drums

The Tony DiGregorio Sextet – I Love Pancakes

Released May 2014, Bovine Bop

Tony DiGregorio – guitar
Tim Hayes – alto saxophone
Nathan Paris – trombone
Andy O’Neill – drums
Joe Peterson – bass
Hilliard Greene – bass

D’Achee – Alive

Released 2014, Hutsoundz

On one track entitled:Come Go

Da Bang – Billy Bang

Released June 2013, TUM Records Oy

Billy Bang – violin
Dick Griffin – trombone
Andrew Bemkey – piano
Newman Taylor-Baker – drums
Hilliard Greene – bass

Sentimental For You – Rosella Stone

Rosella Stone – voice
John Weiss – piano/Musical Producer
Bill Easley – sax & flute
Vince Cherico – drums
Marvin Horne – guitar
Hilliard Greene – electric and acoustic bass

Sangeeta Michael Berardi: Calling Coltrane SJCD0012

Sangeeta Michael Berardi, Guitar
James Finn, Tenor Sax, Flute
John Esposito, Piano
Hilliard Greene, Bass
Peter O’Brien, Drums

 

What Is Love?

Queen Esther on EL Recordings

Queen Esther – voice
Kenyatta Beasley – trumpet
Vincent Chancey – French horn
Hilliard Greene – bass
J Walter Hawkes – trombone, ukulele
Patience Higgins – tenor sax
Matt Ray – piano
Warren Smith – drums

Topsy Turvy – Jacqueline Hopkins

Jacqueline Hopkins – music, lyrics, vocals
Antoine Drye – trumpet
Hilliard Greene – bass
Grant Langford – tenor saxophone
Caroline Taylor – drums
Elise Wood – flute, alto flute

 

Class Act” – live at Steinway Hall

http://www.lenoreraphael.com

Lenore Raphael – piano
Rudy Lawless – drums
Hilliard Greene – bass

Getting Sentimental – Tori Gee & The Jazz Expressions

Tori Gee – vocal
TK Blue – sax and flute
Dwayne “Cook” Broadnax – drums
Hilliard Greene – bass
Michael Kanan – piano

A Book Of Five Rings – John Esposito

Live At The Knitting Factory (Sunjump CD 05; USA). Release date November 21st, 2008
http://www.sunjumprecords.com/index.html

Jayna Nelson, Flute and Piccolo
Matt Schulman, Trumpet
Eric Person, Alto and Soprano Saxophone
James Finn, Tenor Sax and Bass Clarinet
Tony Underwood, Tuba
John Esposito, Piano
Hilliard Greene, Bass
Peter O’Brien, Drums

Earthship – Sangeeta Michael Berardi

Release year: 1996, Sunjump

James Finn, Tenor Sax and Bass Clarinet
John Esposito, Piano
Hilliard Greene, Bass
Peter O’Brien, Drums

3:30 – Ale Demogli, Hill Greene, Oscar Giunta

Label and release year Andes Records 2007

Ale Demogli – guitar

Hill Greene – acoustic bass

Oscar Giunta – drums

MUHHEANKUNTUK – Sonic Openings Under Pressure

http://sonispheric.tripod.com/home.html

patrick brennan – saxophone

David Pleasant– Densemetrix!
Hilliard Greene – bass

Forgiveness – Charles Gayle Trio

recorded live at Jazzga Club, Lodz, Poland, April 2007, Label: NotTwo Records MW 805-2
www.nottwo.com

Charles Gayle – saxophone
Hillard Greene – bass
Klaus Kugel – drums

News From the Mystic Auricle – Steve Swell Presents: RIVERS OF SOUND ENSEMBLE

Release 2008. Label: NotTwo Records / MW 797-2
www. nottwo.com

Steve Swell – trombone
Roy Campbell – trumpet, flugelhorn
Sabir Mateen – tenor sax, flute, clarinet, alto sax
Hilliard Greene – bass
Klaus Kugel – drums

REVIEWS:

  • www.pointofdeparture.org
  • www.allaboutjazz.com

 

Spiritual Power – Matt Lavelle Trio

Released 2006 – Silkheart

Matt Lavelle  trumpet – flugelhorn, bass-clarinet
Hilliard Greene  bass
Mike T.A. Thompson  drums

Consider the Lilies – Charles Gayle Trio

Label: Clean Feed

Charles Gayle – alto sax
Hilliard Greene – bass
Jay Rosen – drums

Carnival Skin – Nemu Records

Label: Nemu Records / nemu 003
Resources: www.CarnivalSkin.com

Perry Robinson – clarinets
Peter Evans – trumpet, piccolo trumpet, slide trumpet
Bruce Eisenbeil – acoustic and electric guitars
Hill Greene – double bass
Klaus Kugel – drums, percussions

Take A Step Back – Rick Warren

http://www.rickwarrenmusic.com/html/slideshow.php

Sanctuary Bobby Few & Avram Fefer Quartet

Label and year release = CIMP 2006
http://avramfefer.com/discography.html

Bobby Few – piano

Avram Fefer – sax
Newman Taylor Baker – drums
Hilliard Greene – bass

This Is It – Live at Zebulon Vol. 1 Charles Gayle Trio

Charles Gayle – alto sax
Hilliard Greene – bass
Jay Rosen – drums

Beautiful Friendship, Lenora Raphael

http://www.lenoreraphael.com/

Lenore Raphael – piano
Rudy Lawless – drums
Hilliard Greene – bass

Exuberance live from the 2003 Vision Festival

http://www.roycampbellmusic.com/Discography.html

Louie Belogenis – sax
Roy Campbell Jr. – trumpet
Michael Wimberly – drums
Hilliard Greene – bass

Desert Song on CIMP w/Steve Swell Gebhard Ullman 4-tet

Label – CIMP 2004

Gebhard Ullman – sax, bass clarinet
Steve Swell – trombone
Barry Altschul – drums
Hill Greene – bass

Love Is, with Jacqueline Hopkins; featured on one track

Hilliard “Hill” Greene – bass
Elise Wood – flute
Dennis Winge – guitar

  • There’s A Reason, with Jennifer Berdetta; featured on one track
  • Global Mantras, with Pheeroan akLaff and Oliver Lake
  • Music Of James Forte, with Electric Symphony
  • Invasion Of The Booty Shakers, with Jack Walrath & The Masters Of Suspense

The Masters Of Suspense

Released 2001

Jack Walrath – trumpet
Bill Bickford – guitar
Cecil Brooks III – drums
Miles Griffith – voice
Hill Greene – bass

Hipgnosis, with Jack Walrath & The Masters Of Suspense

The Masters Of Suspense
Label: TCB 1996

Jack Walrath – trumpet
David Fiuzcynski – guitar
Cecil Brooks III – drums
Dean Bowman – voice
Hill Greene – bass

Swing Bean, with Larry Browne
Sanctuary, with Dave Douglas

Recorded at the Knitting Factory, New York, 1996

Dave Douglas: trumpet
Cuong Vu: trumpet
Yuka Honda: sampler
Anthony Coleman: sampler
Hilliard Greene: bass
Mark Dresser: bass
Chris Speed: tenor & clarinet
Dougie Bowne: drums

Red Sprites and Blue Jets, with Marc Edwards

Marc Edwards – Percussion
Sabir Mateen – Sax, Tenor
Hilliard Greene – Bass

Time and Space, Volume I, with Marc Edwards

Marc Edwards – perc
Rob Brown – alto sax
Cara Silvernail – alto sax
Hill Green – bass

Repent, with Charles Gayle Quartet

Label = Knitting Factory 1992

Live at Disobey, with Charles Gayle Trio

Label: Blast First

Charles Gayle – Saxophone [Tenor], Voice
Michael Wimberley – Drums
Hilliard Greene – Bass, Voice

Leroy Jenkins Live, with Leroy Jenkins

Black Saint, 1993

Sweet Dreams, with Pucci Amanda Jhones, featuring Kenny Barron

2/28/97

Jhones, vcl, arr;
Kenny Barron, p;
Hilliard Greene, b;
Dwayne “Cook” Broadnax, d;
Casey Benjamin, as;
Karl Martin Almquist, ts;
Morten Faerestrand, g;
Kenyatta Beasley, tpt.
Terence Conley Arranger

Wild as the Wind, with Pucci Amanda Jhones,

Cadence Records

Casey Benjamin Sax (Alto), Sax (Soprano)
Pucci Amanda Vocals
Wade Barnes Drums
Hilliard Greene Bass
Rory Stuart Guitar

So Blue, with Adele Zane, featured on tracks in duo with Adele Zane

2005

http://www.adelezane.com/music.html

  • Each Time, with Adele Zane, features Frank Ponzio on piano
  • RECORDINGS WITH JIMMY SCOTT
  • Doesn’t Love Mean More?, with Jimmy Scott and The Jazz Expressions
  • Heaven, with Jimmy Scott
  • Holding Back The Years, with Jimmy Scott and The Jazz Expressions
  • Mood Indigo, with Jimmy Scott
  • Live In Japan, with Jimmy Scott and The Jazz Expressions
  • Unchained Melody, with Jimmy Scott and The Jazz Expressions
  • A Rage In Harlem with Jimmy Scott and The Expressions

RECORDINGS WITH THE JAZZ EXPRESSIONS

Self titled The Jazz Expressions, Bluejay Records

Bruce Williams – alto sax
Victor Jones – drums
Michael Kanan – piano
Hilliard Greene – bass/ Music Director

Yoyogi, Bluejay Records and released on Wildflower “On The Road”

Dwayne “Cook” Broadnax – drums
Michael Kanan – piano
Hilliard Greene – bass 

The Best Thing In Life, with Connie Speed produced by Jimmy Scott

It Was Only a Dream, with Arthur Leeks produced by Jimmy Scott

Andrea Wolper, with Andrea Wolper, Cadence Records

Release date: 1998

Andrea Wolper: vocals
Bob Bowen: bass
Bernice Brooks: drums
Dave Gibson: drums
Hilliard Greene: bass
Tom McGrath: percussion
Joe Vincent Tranchina: piano

Dream Catcher, with Kevin Norton, Roy Campbell Jr.

CIMP 2003

Kevin Norton – drums and perc.
Roy Campbell, Jr. – trumpet
Tomas Ulrich – cello
Hilliard Greene – bass

Exuberance, with Louie Belogenis, Roy Campbell Jr., Michael Wimberly

Rapt Circle, with Patrick Brennan and Sonic Openings Under Pressure

Patrick Brennan: Alto sax.
Hilliard Greene – Contrabass.
Newman Taylor Baker – Drums.
Juma Santos Ayantola – Dun-dun, congas, bell tree

The Drum Is Honor Enough, with Patrick Brennan and Sonic Openings Under Pressure

Patrick Brennan: Alto sax.
Steve Swell: Trombone.
Hilliard Greene: Bass.
Newman Taylor Baker: Drums