James Newton

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Jazz flutist whose soaring, beautiful tones practically invoke the spirit of Eric Dolphy.
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Credits

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Year Album Artist
2015 Mingus Dynasty Big Band Charlie Mingus: The Complete Remastered Recording on Black Saint & Soul Notes Mingus Dynasty Flute
2015 The Studio Albums 1979-2008, Vol. 2 Chicago Composer
2010 The Complete Recordings on Black Saint and Soul Note Air / Flute Force Four / New Air / Henry Threadgill Main Personnel, Flute, Flute (Alto), Flute (Bass)
2009 Midnight Pacific Airwaves Bobby Bradford Flute
2008 O Be Joyful in the Lord Lincoln Cathedral Choir Photography
2007 Illuminations: A Collection of Music From Vocal Visions Media Group Primary Artist
2007 The World Has Made Me the Man of My Dreams Meshell Ndegeocello Flute, Composer
2006 Comic Strip Heroes: Music from Gotham City and Beyond City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra Composer
2006 Root To The Fruit Ruth Naomi Floyd Flute
2005 Hot Ticket Hardway Connection Drums, Musician
2004 Nalva Aguiar [Velas] Nalva Aguiar Viola, Recording Technician, Guitarra Concheros
2004 Welcome All Wonders! Christmas at Washington National Cathedral Washington National Cathedral Choral Society Tenor (Vocal)
2003 China Gao Hong: Flying Dragon Gao Hong Guest Artist, Flute, Primary Artist
2003 Footprints in the Poi George Kahumoku Jr. Composer
2003 One Night With Blue Note Flute, Primary Artist
2001 Alatoumi Mamar Kassey Composer
2001 Balance 001 Sean Quinn Producer, Composer, Primary Artist
2001 Vision Quest Nicole Mitchell Liner Notes
2000 James Newton: As the Sound of Many Waters Primary Artist
2000 Newton: As The Sound of Many Waters San Francisco Contemporary Music Players Flute, Producer
1999 Blue Note Plays Duke Flute, Arrangement Preparation, Primary Artist
1999 Blue Note Plays Ellington and Strayhorn Flute, Performer, Primary Artist
1999 Future Jazz Howard Mandel Flute Arrangement, Primary Artist
1999 Japan: The Spirit of Water Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1999 Music and Architecture: The Sound Inside Flute, Flute (Wood), Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1999 Planetarium [Polygram International] Producer, Composer, Primary Artist
1999 Southern Brothers Kadri Gopalnath Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1998 Creole David Murray Guest Artist, Flute
1998 Town Hall Concert Flute
1997 Above Is Above All James Newton Primary Artist
1997 Critics' Picks Sampler, Vol. 2 Flute, Flute (Bass)
1997 Flutistry Flute Force Four Flute, Flute (Alto), Flute (Bass)
1997 Good to Go, With a Tribute to Bu Andrew Cyrille Trio Featured Artist, Flute, Composer
1997 Leimert Park Kamau Daa'ood Guest Artist, Flute
1997 The Postman [Original Score/Soundtrack] James Newton Howard Orchestration
1996 Compositions/Improvisations Miya Masaoka Guest Artist
1996 David Murray/James Newton Quintet David Murray Flute, Composer
1996 Jazz Masters [Audioquest] Flute, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1996 The Giant Sleeps Pedro Eustache Liner Notes
1996 The Soul Alone: Art of the Solo Flute, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1995 Stirring the Forest Vera Guimaraes Arranger, Flute, Composer
1995 Two Flowers on a Stem Jon Jang Sextet Guest Artist, Flute
1994 But Not for Me: A Studio Discovery Chet Baker Flute
1994 Fables From the Aqueduct James Carney Liner Notes
1994 Suite for Frida Kahlo James Newton / James Newton Ensemble Primary Artist, Producer, Flute, Composer
1994 The Song of Songs Klaus König / Klaus König Orchestra / Montreal Jubilation Gospel Choir Photography, Flute
1994 Works of Art, Vol. 3 Performer, Primary Artist
1994 X Man Andrew Cyrille Guest Artist, Flute, Composer
1993 Tiananmen! Jon Jang & The Pan-Asian Arkestra Flute, Soloist
1992 In the Spirit Jay Hoggard Guest Artist, Flute
1992 Red Square Blue: Jazz Impressions of Russian Composers Fred Hersch Flute
1992 The Music of Harry Warren Spike Robinson Flute
1990 Gramavision 10th Anniversary Sampler Conductor, Flute, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1990 If Love James Newton Primary Artist, Producer, Flute, Composer
1989 The French Collection Fred Hersch Guest Artist, Flute
1989 Trio, Vol. 2 Anthony Davis Primary Artist, Flute, Performer, Composer
1988 Earth's Answer Performer, Primary Artist
1988 Flute Talk Buddy Collette Guest Artist, Flute, Composer, Primary Artist
1988 Mingus' Sounds of Love Mingus Dynasty Flute
1988 Pebbles Pebbles Production Assistant
1987 In Venice James Newton Primary Artist, Flute, Composer
1987 Romance and Revolution James Newton Primary Artist, Flute
1986 Chicago 18 Chicago Composer
1985 One Night with Blue Note Preserved Flute
1985 One Night with Blue Note Preserved, Vol. 1 Flute, Performer, Primary Artist
1985 One Night with Blue Note, Vol. 1 Flute
1985 The African Flower James Newton Primary Artist, Arranger, Flute
1985 Water Mystery James Newton Primary Artist, Flute
1984 Early to Rise Dusan Bogdanovic Flute
1984 Echo Canyon James Newton Primary Artist, Producer, Flute, Flute (Bass), Flute (Wood), Composer
1983 Life Is Art Flute, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1983 Luella James Newton Primary Artist, Flute, Composer
1982 Dauwhe John Carter Flute, Flute (Bass)
1982 I've Known Rivers Anthony Davis Primary Artist, Flute, Performer, Composer
1982 James Newton James Newton Primary Artist, Flute
1982 Portraits James Newton Primary Artist, Flute
1982 The Young Lions [1982] The Young Lions Flute
1981 Axum James Newton Primary Artist, Flute
1981 Peaceful Heart, Gentle Spirit Chico Freeman Flute
1980 Funky Butt Arnett Cobb Composer
1979 Hidden Voices Anthony Davis Flute, Composer, Primary Artist
1979 Hidden Voices James Newton Primary Artist, Flute
1979 Mixed Quintet Leroy Jenkins Flute
1979 Mystery School James Newton Primary Artist, Flute, Composer
1979 Suite of Early American Folk Pieces for Solo Clarinet John Carter Flute
1978 Artistry Sirone Flute
1978 Crystal Texts James Newton Primary Artist, Flute
1978 From Inside James Newton Primary Artist, Flute
1978 Lenox Avenue Breakdown Arthur Blythe Guest Artist, Flute
1978 Paseo Del Mar James Newton Primary Artist, Flute
1977 Solomon's Sons James Newton Primary Artist, Flute
1962 Other Aspects Eric Dolphy Producer, Liner Notes
Apostle James Newton Presents No More Invisible Dreams Decree Producer, Executive Producer, Composer
Blue Note '86 Arranger, Flute, Performer, Primary Artist
Ear Candy [Quicksilver] Primary Artist
James Newton: Sacred Works Editing, Composer, Producer
New Generation of Jazz Arranger, Flute
Organ Duets Charles Harrison / David Leigh Engineer, Photography, Recording Producer
The Complete Remastered Recordings on Black Saint & Soul Note Andrew Cyrille Composer, Flute, Primary Artist