Carl Saunders

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A superior bop trumpeter inspired by Don Fagerquist, Carl Saunders has long been one of the top jazz soloists based in Los Angeles, but has recorded far too infrequently to gain the fame he deserves.…
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Credits

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Year Album Artist
2016 Storming Through the South Stan Kenton & His Orchestra Trumpet
2011 Encore Phil Norman / Phil Norman Tentet Producer, Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Composer, Soloist
2010 This Is an Orchestra [Box Set] Stan Kenton / Stan Kenton Orchestra Mellophonium
2009 Glenn Cashman & The Southland Big Band! Glenn Cashman Trumpet, Soloist
2009 Legendary Bob Florence Limited Edition Member of Attributed Artist, Trumpet, Soloist, Mixing Consultant
2009 Sounds from the Road Mike Vax Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Soloist, Lead
2008 Still Unforgettable Natalie Cole Trumpet
2008 The Unrecorded Stan Kenton Stan Kenton Main Personnel, Mellotron, Synthesizer, Mellophonium
2008 Totally Live at Catalina Jazz Club: In Memory of Bob Florence Phil Norman / Phil Norman Tentet Member of Attributed Artist, Trumpet, Soloist
2008 What Lies Within Denise Donatelli Main Personnel, Trumpet, Flugelhorn
2007 A Tribute to Doris Day: Heart's Desire Sue Raney Trumpet, Flugelhorn
2007 Blues on the Side Carl Saunders Primary Artist
2007 Diane Hubka Goes to the Movies Diane Hubka Trumpet, Flugelhorn
2007 Eternal Licks and Grooves Bob Florence Guest Artist, Trumpet, Soloist
2007 Hommage Bill Holman Member of Attributed Artist, Trumpet
2007 I'm Still Here Mt. Hood Jazz Band Composer
2007 Jennifer Hall Meets...A West Coast Tribute to Gerry Mulligan Jennifer Hall Main Personnel, Trumpet, Primary Artist
2007 One Kiss Is Not Enough Dennise Neill Composer
2007 Testify The Simpsons Trumpet
2007 The Lost Bill Holman Charts The Carl Saunders Exploration / Carl Saunders Primary Artist, Liner Notes, Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Composer
2007 You've Changed Mellonie Irvine Trumpet
2006 No Bounds Chris Walden Trumpet, Soloist
2006 Taking the Long Way Home Bud Shank Trumpet
2006 The Night Was Blue Kurt Reichenbach Main Personnel, Trumpet
2006 Unheard Herd Phil Woods Main Personnel, Trumpet
2005 Bittersweet Gene Diamond Trumpet
2005 Can You Dig Being Dug Carl Saunders Primary Artist, Trumpet, Composer
2005 Home of My Heart Chris Walden Main Personnel, Trumpet
2005 Let Me Off Uptown Cheryl Bentyne Main Personnel, Trumpet
2005 Next Stop: Live...On the Road Mike Vax Member of Attributed Artist, Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Lead
2005 The Bill Holman Band Live Bill Holman Member of Attributed Artist, Trumpet, Musician
2005 The Love Project Yevette Stewart Trumpet, Soloist
2005 The Romantic Approach/Sophisticated Approach Stan Kenton Mellophonium
2005 We're Here Buddy Charles Main Personnel, Trumpet
2004 Dream On Texas Christian University Jazz Ensemble Guest Artist, Trumpet
2004 Johnny Holiday Sings Johnny Holiday Trumpet (Muted)
2004 Live at Lighthouse Phil Norman Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Soloist, Composer
2004 Once Upon a Reed Ray Reed Trumpet
2004 Play Henry Mancini Phil Woods Arranger, Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Primary Artist
2004 Say It With Music Dave Pell Trumpet
2003 A Touch of Blue David Cassidy Trumpet
2003 Escape Trumpet, Flugelhorn
2003 Extreme Heat Pat Longo Member of Attributed Artist, Trumpet, Soloist
2003 Horns of Plenty, Vol. 1 Stan Kenton Mellophonium
2003 Horns of Plenty, Vol. 2 Stan Kenton Mellophonium
2003 Horns of Plenty, Vol. 3 Stan Kenton Mellophonium
2003 Live in San Francisco Carl Saunders Primary Artist
2003 Live in Switzerland Bobby Shew Composer
2003 Living in the Moment Gary Urwin Trumpet, Soloist
2003 Rawls Sings Sinatra Lou Rawls Trumpet, Flugelhorn
2003 Salute Chet Baker Phil Urso Main Personnel, Trumpet, Primary Artist
2003 Sci-Fi in Hi-Fi Neil Norman Trumpet
2003 Wide Range Phil Norman / Phil Norman Tentet Trumpet, Composer
2002 1962 Stan Kenton Mellophonium
2002 Be Bop Big Band Carl Saunders Primary Artist, Producer, Composer
2002 Keely Swings Basie-Style With Strings Keely Smith Trumpet
2002 Live at Capozzoli's Carl Saunders Primary Artist
2002 Time Bill Fulton Flugelhorn, Soloist
2002 What Am I Here For? Susan Krebs Composer
2001 Back to Balboa: Tribute to Stan Keaton, Vol. 6 Stan Kenton Trumpet
2001 I Need a Dream Michie Sahara Producer, Band, Composer
2001 It Had to Be Swing Laura Pursell Trumpet, Flugelhorn
2001 Live in Paradise Dave Pell Trumpet
2001 Love & Faith & Inspiration Lindsay Pagano Trumpet
2001 Rush Hour 2 [Original Motion Picture Score] Lalo Schifrin Trumpet
2001 Singin' and Swingin' Joey DeFrancesco Guest Artist, Trumpet
2001 You're My Thrill Shirley Horn Trumpet
2000 Eclecticism Carl Saunders Primary Artist, Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Composer
2000 Peligroso Dave Pike Trumpet
2000 Prisoner of Love Ray Price Musician
2000 Swing, Swing, Swing Keely Smith Trumpet
2000 Viva Cubop!, Vol. 2: Dance the Afro-Cuban Way Trumpet
1999 1954-1966 Harry James Trumpet
1999 Adult Themes Anthony Wilson Trumpet, Flugelhorn
1999 Essential Young Lions, Vol. 1 Flugelhorn
1999 Like Young Buddy Greco Trumpet
1999 Nu Force Live! BluePort Jazz Sampler Primary Artist
1999 Serendipity 18 Bob Florence Guest Artist
1999 Snowfall on the Sahara Natalie Cole Trumpet
1999 Spiritually Wet Christina Fasano Horn
1998 Greatest Science Fiction Hits, Vol. 4 Neil Norman Trumpet
1998 JVC XRCD, Vol. 2 Sampler Trumpet, Flugelhorn
1998 Manilow Sings Sinatra Barry Manilow Trumpet
1998 The Art of Chart Louie Bellson Guest Artist, Trumpet
1998 The Concord Jazz Heritage Series Louie Bellson Trumpet
1998 Theme for Monterey Gerald Wilson / Gerald Wilson Orchestra Trumpet
1998 Yesterday's Gardenias Phil Norman / Phil Norman Tentet Trumpet, Composer
1997 Anthony Wilson Anthony Wilson Guest Artist
1997 Brilliant Corners: The Music of Thelonious Monk Bill Holman Trumpet, Flugelhorn
1997 Earth: The Bob Florence Limited Edition Bob Florence Member of Attributed Artist, Trumpet, Flugelhorn
1997 Jazz Profile Stan Kenton Mellophonium
1996 A Jazz Hour Special Mellophonium
1996 JVC XRCD Sampler Trumpet, Flugelhorn
1996 Play It Again Sam Frank Capp Juggernaut Guest Artist, Trumpet
1995 50th Anniversary Celebration: Back to Balboa Kenton Alumni Band Trumpet
1995 A View From the Side Bill Holman Trumpet, Flugelhorn
1995 Out of the Blue Carl Saunders Primary Artist, Producer, Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Leader, Composer
1995 The Best of Stan Kenton [Capitol] Stan Kenton Mellophonium
1995 With All the Bells and Whistles Bob Florence Limited Edition Trumpet, Flugelhorn
1992 50th Anniversary Celebration: The Best of Back to Balboa Kenton Alumni Band Trumpet
1992 Capitol 50th Anniversary Jazz Box Mellophonium
1992 Retrospective: The Capitol Years Stan Kenton Mellophonium
1991 Strollin' Charlie Shoemake Trumpet
1990 Priestess Mark Masters Trumpet, Trumpet (Muted)
1989 JVC World Class Sampler, Vol. 2 Trumpet, Flugelhorn
1987 The Bill Holman Band Bill Holman Trumpet, Flugelhorn
1986 Satin Nights Charlie Shoemake Orchestra Trumpet, Flugelhorn
1964 Adventures in Blues Stan Kenton Mellophonium
1963 Adventures in Jazz Stan Kenton Mellophonium
1962 At Holiday Ballroom Chicago 1962 Stan Kenton Mellophonium
1962 Mellophonium Moods Stan Kenton Mellotron, Mellophonium
1962 More Mellophonium Moods Stan Kenton Mellophonium
1961 Sophisticated Approach Stan Kenton Mellophonium
1957 Double Play Russ Freeman / André Previn Composer
A Salute to the Jazz Composers: Jazz Marathon 2 Doug MacDonald Trumpet
A Beautiful Friendship Pete Christlieb / Carl Saunders / Gary Urwin Jazz Orchestra / Bill Watrous Primary Artist, Trumpet, Composer, Flugelhorn, Soloist
America Carl Saunders Primary Artist, Trumpet, Composer
Come Back To Me Love Freda Payne Trumpet
Coulda Woulda Shoulda Matt Forbes Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Intenso! Clare Fischer / The Clare Fischer Latin Jazz Big Band Trumpet
It Could Happen The H2 Big Band Lead, Trumpet
Live Dec. 2000 Carl Saunders Primary Artist
Live from Freedomland 62 Stan Kenton & His Orchestra Mellophone, Group Member
New Jazz Standards Sam Most Quotation Author, Composer
New Jazz Standards, Vol. 2 Scott Whitfield Producer, Liner Notes, Composer
Pacific Jazz Clare Fischer Trumpet
Road Scholars Live The Stan Kenton Alumni Band Trumpet, Soloist
The Twelve Minutes of Christmas Matt Forbes Trumpet
Then and Now: Classic Sounds & Variations of 12 Jazz Legends Phil Norman Tentet Trumpet