Gary Foster

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An excellent, cool-toned straight-ahead altoist influenced by Lee Konitz and Warne Marsh, Gary Foster's years in the studios have often been underrated despite his talents. He graduated from the University…
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Year Album Artist
2014 Keep Me in Your Heart for a While: The Best of Madeleine Peyroux Madeleine Peyroux Sax (Alto)
2013 Bulls in a Bop Shop Frank Bennett Sax (Soprano), Sax (Alto)
2013 Music for Strings, Percussion and the Rest Clare Fischer Orchestra Archive Research, Clarinet (Alto), Conductor, Sax (Alto)
2013 Shades of Gray Gary Gray Sax (Alto)
2011 Beautiful Love V.R. Smith Sax (Alto)
2011 Coming of Age Dirk Fischer / George Stone Composer
2011 Jazz: The Smithsonian Anthology Sax (Alto)
2011 Project Popular Tom Luer Liner Notes
2011 Sings Cole Porter/Aquarela do Brasil Dionne Warwick Saxophone, Sax (Tenor), Soloist
2011 The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn [Music from the Motion Picture] John Williams Saxophone
2010 Crazy Sax (Alto)
2010 In and Out of Consciousness: Greatest Hits 1990-2010 Robbie Williams Sax (Alto)
2010 The Clarke/Duke Project, Vols. 1-3 Stanley Clarke / George Duke Alto Recorder, Recorder (Tenor)
2010 The Greatest Love Songs of All Time Barry Manilow Woodwind
2009 Michael Jackson's This Is It Michael Jackson Clarinet (Alto)
2009 Mosaic Select: Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band Toshiko Akiyoshi Flute, Clarinet, Sax (Soprano), Sax (Alto)
2009 My One and Only Thrill Melody Gardot Sax (Alto), Orchestra Manager
2009 My One and Only Thrill EP Melody Gardot Orchestra Manager, Sax (Alto)
2009 Once Upon a Lie The Sunstreak Drums
2009 The Soloist [Music from the Motion Picture] Dario Marianelli Soundtrack Executive Producer
2008 Amore Infinito Plácido Domingo Clarinet
2008 Farewell Walter Dewey Redman Mark Masters Member of Attributed Artist, Flute (Alto), Sax (Alto)
2008 Harps and Angels Randy Newman Saxophone
2008 Indiana Jones: The Complete Soundtracks Collection John Williams Woodwind
2008 Still Unforgettable Natalie Cole Woodwind, Saxophone
2008 The Greatest Songs of the Eighties Barry Manilow Flute
2008 What's in the Box Larry Koonse Main Personnel, Clarinet
2007 Call Me Irresponsible Michael Bublé Main Personnel, Vocals (Background)
2007 Cancaos Do Amor Bobby Shew Main Personnel, Sax (Tenor)
2007 Green David Sills Main Personnel, Sax (Alto)
2007 Les Is Mo Geoff Stradling Flute
2007 On a High Note: Best of the Concord Jazz Recordings Maynard Ferguson Sax (Alto)
2007 Perfect Circularity Gary Foster Primary Artist, Woodwind
2007 Surrender Jane Monheit Woodwind
2007 The Greatest Songs of the Seventies Barry Manilow Main Personnel, Flute
2007 Watch What Happens: The Jazz Album Thomas Quasthoff Sax (Alto)
2006 Cool Yule Bette Midler Woodwind
2006 Down the Line David Sills Main Personnel, Sax (Alto)
2006 Half the Perfect World Madeleine Peyroux Sax (Alto)
2006 Introducing Robin McKelle Robin McKelle Main Personnel, Clarinet
2006 Livin' on Love Wesla Whitfield Main Personnel, Flute, Flute (Alto), Clarinet, Clarinet (Bass), Sax (Alto), Sax (Tenor)
2006 That Face! Frank Sinatra Main Personnel, Sax (Tenor)
2006 The Greatest Songs of the Sixties Barry Manilow Saxophone
2006 The Greatest Songs of the Fifties Barry Manilow Woodwind, Saxophone
2006 Tribute to Motorhead: Hammer Down Motörhead Guitar
2006 Wish Me Well Mark Masters Guest Artist
2005 Concord Picante 25th Anniversary Collection Sax (Alto)
2005 Dooji Wooji Lorraine Feather Clarinet, Soloist
2005 Fijación Oral, Vol. 1 Shakira Flute
2005 Innerplay Jim Self Main Personnel, Flute, Flute (Alto), Clarinet (Bass), Sax (Alto)
2005 Inspired: Standards - Good for the Soul Mary Haskell Main Personnel, Flute
2005 Isn't It Romantic: The Standards Album Johnny Mathis Sax (Tenor)
2005 Meet the Fockers [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Randy Newman Saxophone, Principal
2005 Reflections of Rosemary Debby Boone Main Personnel, Clarinet, Sax (Alto), Sax (Tenor)
2005 Robots [Original Score] John Powell Clarinet
2005 The Collection: Timeless: The Classics/Timeless: The Classics, Vol. 2/Love Songs Michael Bolton Woodwind
2005 The Songs of Sinatra Steve Tyrell Sax (Tenor)
2005 We're Here Buddy Charles Main Personnel, Reeds
2004 Dancing in the Dark Tierney Sutton Guest Artist, Flute
2004 Instant Party Mel Tormé Sax (Alto)
2004 One Day With Lee Lee Konitz Member of Attributed Artist, Saxophone
2004 Sideways [Original Motion Picture Score] Rolfe Kent Flute, Saxophone
2004 Surviving Christmas [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Randy Edelman Clarinet
2004 The Best of the Concord Years Cal Tjader Main Personnel, Flute, Sax (Soprano)
2003 Birdland Masanori Sasaji Clarinet
2003 Concord Records SACD Sampler, Vol. 1 Reeds, Sax (Alto), Soloist
2003 Cool Fire Cal Tjader Composer
2003 It's About Love Bill Cunliffe Sax (Alto), Sax (Tenor), Group Member, Primary Artist
2003 Mentor Kerry Strayer Guest Artist, Member of Attributed Artist, Flute, Clarinet, Sax (Alto), Sax (Tenor), Composer, Primary Artist
2003 September Songs: The Music of Wilder, Weill and Warren Wesla Whitfield Reeds, Woodwind
2003 Sings the Rosemary Clooney Songbook Bette Midler Saxophone
2003 The Best of the Concord Years Rosemary Clooney Reeds, Saxophone, Sax (Alto), Soloist, Group Member
2002 Ask a Woman Who Knows Natalie Cole Sax (Alto), Soloist
2002 Conga Caliente: La Familia/Fuerte Poncho Sanchez Guest Artist, Sax (Alto)
2002 Fly Melanie Cracchiolo / Sal Cracchiolo Sax (Alto)
2002 Play Music of Reed Kotler Bobby Shew Flute, Flute (Alto), Sax (Alto), Sax (Tenor), Primary Artist
2002 The Best Thing for You Would Be Me: The Irving Berlin Songbook Wesla Whitfield Guest Artist, Reeds
2002 What Am I Here For? Susan Krebs Flute, Saxophone
2001 An Unsung Cat: The Life and Music of Warne Marsh Warne Marsh Sax (Alto), Leader
2001 It's Like a Dream Merv Griffin Flute
2001 Keeper of the Flame Poncho Sanchez Flute, Saxophone
2001 Stay Tuned Gerard Hagen Composer
2000 All Aboard, Too! The Beach Boogie Train Primary Artist
2000 Basie & Beyond The Quincy Jones-Sammy Nestico Orchestra Woodwind, Saxophone
2000 Brazil Rosemary Clooney Sax (Alto), Sax (Tenor), Solo Instrumental
2000 In the Studio and in Concert Mel Tormé Sax (Alto)
2000 Isn't She Great Burt Bacharach Flute (Alto)
2000 Jazz Moods: Jazz by the Fire Performer, Primary Artist
2000 Jazz Weekend Performer, Primary Artist
2000 Lady of Hearts Monica Hatch Flute, Saxophone
2000 Let's Get Lost: The Songs of Jimmy McHugh Wesla Whitfield Guest Artist
2000 My Kind of Christmas Christina Aguilera Woodwind
2000 Peak Moments Jeff Hellmer Liner Notes
2000 Roadhouse Ruth Cameron Sax (Tenor)
2000 Romance on Film/Romance on Broadway Michael Feinstein Sax (Alto)
2000 Unsung Heroes Tierney Sutton Flute (Alto), Sax (Alto)
1999 A Christmas to Remember Amy Grant Woodwind
1999 Big City Rhythms Michael Feinstein Sax (Alto)
1999 California State University Fresno Alumni Jazz Band 'A' California State University Fresno Alumni Jazz Band 'A' Woodwind
1999 High Wire Sunny Wilkinson Guest Artist, Clarinet, Sax (Soprano), Sax (Alto)
1999 Jazz Gardener Susan Krebs Saxophone
1999 Jazz Moods: Jazz & The Sunday Times Primary Artist
1999 Jazz Moods: Jazz at Night's End Performer, Primary Artist
1999 Like Young Buddy Greco Woodwind
1999 Stan and Judy's Kid Adam Sandler Guitar
1999 This One's from the Heart James Darren Sax (Alto)
1999 Which? Jackie Allen Guest Artist, Sax (Alto)
1998 70: A Seventieth Birthday Celebration Rosemary Clooney Flute
1998 At Long Last Rosemary Clooney Primary Artist
1998 Breath of Heaven: A Christmas Collection Vince Gill / Pat Williams Orchestra Flute, Clarinet
1998 Dream Dancing in the Latin Mood Ray Anthony Clarinet
1998 Far Horizons Gerard Hagen Guest Artist, Sax (Alto)
1998 From There to Here Kyle Eastwood Woodwind
1998 George Gershwin 100 Matt Catingub Saxophone, Sax (Alto)
1998 Greatest Science Fiction Hits, Vol. 4 Neil Norman Woodwind
1998 High Standards Wesla Whitfield Reeds
1998 Jazz Past Midnight: Love Songs Midnight Jazz Band Flute, Clarinet, Sax (Alto)
1998 Michael & George: Feinstein Sings Gershwin Michael Feinstein Guest Artist, Flute, Flute (Alto), Sax (Alto)
1998 Monica Mancini Monica Mancini Woodwind
1998 Sinatraland Patrick Williams Woodwind, Saxophone
1997 Best of George Duke: The Elektra Years George Duke Recorder
1997 Body & Soul [Camerata] Lee Konitz Sax (Alto)
1997 Cole Porter Songbook [Concord] Cole Porter Sax (Alto), Primary Artist
1997 Conspiracy Theory Carter Burwell Clarinet
1997 Fiesta Picante: The Latin Jazz Party Collection Sax (Soprano)
1997 Hangin' Five David Sills Guest Artist, Sax (Alto)
1997 In the Still of the Night Tom Ranier Woodwind
1997 Mothers & Daughters Rosemary Clooney Guest Artist, Flute, Recorder, Woodwind, Sax (Soprano), Sax (Alto), Sax (Tenor)
1997 RCA Victor 80th Anniversary [Collector's Edition] Flute, Clarinet, Sax (Soprano), Sax (Alto)
1997 RCA Victor 80th Anniversary, Vol. 6: 1970-1979 Flute, Clarinet, Sax (Soprano), Sax (Alto)
1997 Ricky Jones Ricky Jones Clarinet (Alto)
1997 Sax on Broadway Jazz at the Movies Band Sax (Alto), Sax (Tenor)
1997 Swingin' Jazz for Hipsters, Vol. 1 Sax (Alto)
1997 That's Love Dolores Hope Clarinet
1997 The Very Best of Diane Schuur Diane Schuur Saxophone
1996 'S Wonderful: Concord Jazz Salutes Ira Gershwin Woodwind
1996 Big Band Renaissance Flute, Piccolo, Sax (Alto)
1996 Dedicated to Nelson Rosemary Clooney Reeds, Woodwind, Sax (Alto)
1996 Emociones Vikki Carr Saxophone
1996 Gently Liza Minnelli Guest Artist, Saxophone
1996 I Remember You, Johnny Tommy Newsom Flute
1996 This Is the Time: The Christmas Album Michael Bolton Woodwind
1996 Tin Cup Executive Producer
1996 White Christmas Rosemary Clooney Guest Artist, Saxophone, Sax (Alto), Soloist
1995 Afterglow Dr. John Saxophone
1995 Aquarela do Brasil Dionne Warwick Saxophone, Sax (Tenor)
1995 Demi-Centennial Rosemary Clooney Reeds, Sax (Alto)
1995 Forget Paris [Original Soundtrack] Group Member
1995 If My Heart Had Wings Melissa Manchester Clarinet
1995 It's a Wonderful Life: Sax at the Movies for Christmas Jazz at the Movies Band Sax (Alto), Sax (Tenor)
1995 Now & Then Dolores Hope Clarinet, Saxophone
1995 Somewhere in Time: The Songs and Spirit of WWII Dolores Hope Clarinet, Sax (Soprano)
1995 Spectrum Mary Stallings Flute
1995 Such Sweet Sorrow Michael Feinstein Guest Artist, Sax (Soprano)
1995 The Christmas Album David Foster Flute, Clarinet
1994 A Concord Jazz Christmas Flute, Flute (Alto)
1994 Different Stages Sam Harris Saxophone
1994 Fujitsu-Concord 26th Jazz Festival Flute, Sax (Alto)
1994 Heart to Heart Diane Schuur Saxophone
1994 Masterpieces The Singers Unlimited Sax (Soprano), Sax (Alto)
1994 One from the Heart: Sax at the Movies II Jazz at the Movies Band Clarinet, Sax (Alto), Sax (Tenor)
1994 Pardon My English Woodwind
1994 Reel Romance Jazz at the Movies Band Clarinet, Sax (Alto)
1994 Smile (Tribute to Hollywood) Julia Migenes Woodwind
1994 Standard Time Sam Harris Saxophone
1994 Timepiece Kenny Rogers Woodwind
1994 White Heat: Film Noir Jazz at the Movies Band Clarinet, Sax (Alto)
1993 A Single Woman Nina Simone Woodwind, Brass
1993 Concord Duo Series, Vol. 4 Alan Broadbent Sax (Alto), Sax (Tenor), Performer
1993 Dream Come True Arturo Sandoval Flute, Sax (Soprano)
1993 Duke's Domain Thomas Talbert / Tom Talbert / Tom Talbert Orchestra Flute, Sax (Alto)
1993 Fallen Angels Saxophone
1993 Forever Michael Feinstein Woodwind
1993 Gypsy [1993 CBS Television Cast] Bette Midler Woodwind
1993 How Do You Keep the Music Playing Johnny Mathis Sax (Alto)
1993 Just in Time Lucie Arnaz Guest Artist, Sax (Alto)
1993 Luna Ana Gabriel Flute, Clarinet
1993 More Songs for Sleepless Nights Executive Producer
1993 Reverence and Compassion Milt Jackson Tenor (Vocal), Flute, Sax (Tenor)
1993 Still on the Road Rosemary Clooney Flute, Piccolo, Clarinet, Sax (Alto)
1992 Better Boot That Thing: Great Women Blues Singers of the 1920's Bass
1992 Girl Singer Rosemary Clooney Flute, Flute (Alto), Reeds, Sax (Alto)
1992 In Tribute Diane Schuur Flute, Sax (Alto)
1992 The Christmas Album The Manhattan Transfer Reeds, Saxophone
1992 Timeless: The Classics Michael Bolton Woodwind
1991 Heart of the Bass John Patitucci Clarinet
1991 Joao João Gilberto Brass
1991 Make Your Own Fun Gary Foster Primary Artist, Liner Notes, Flute (Alto), Sax (Alto), Composer
1991 Mobsters Sax (Soprano)
1991 Showstoppers Barry Manilow Woodwind, Wind
1991 Unforgettable: With Love Natalie Cole Flute, Woodwind, Sax (Alto)
1990 Tricky Lix Jim Self Flute, Clarinet, Sax (Alto)
1988 Do It Again Toni Tennille Woodwind
1988 In Concert Tokyo Mel Tormé Sax (Alto)
1988 La Familia Poncho Sanchez Guest Artist, Sax (Alto)
1988 Marni Nixon Sings Classic Kern Marni Nixon Main Personnel, Flute, Clarinet, Sax (Soprano), Sax (Alto)
1988 Reunion Mel Tormé Sax (Alto)
1988 Scrooged [Original Motion Picture Score] Danny Elfman Clarinet
1988 The Dead Pool [Original Score] Lalo Schifrin Saxophone
1986 George Duke George Duke Recorder
1986 Parade [Music From the Motion Picture Under the Cherry Moon] Prince / Prince and the Revolution Woodwind
1984 Good Vibes Cal Tjader Flute, Sax (Soprano), Sax (Alto)
1984 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom John Williams Woodwind
1984 The Long Walk Home [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] George Fenton Sax (Alto)
1982 Blues Trilogy Clare Fischer Guest Artist, Flute, Clarinet, Sax (Alto), Performer
1982 Sonando Poncho Sanchez Flute, Saxophone
1981 Fuego Vivo Cal Tjader Flute, Sax (Soprano), Sax (Alto), Composer
1981 Partial Surrender Dan Hill Saxophone
1981 The Clarke/Duke Project, Vol. 1 Stanley Clarke / George Duke Recorder
1980 Gaviota Poncho Sanchez Guest Artist
1980 Jazz Quartet Interpretations Shelly Manne Guest Artist
1980 Man's Best Friend Livingston Taylor Sax (Alto)
1980 Suzy Terence Boylan Saxophone
1979 Sumi-E Toshiko Akiyoshi Sax (Alto)
1977 Master Grady Tate Grady Tate Flute, Sax (Alto)
1977 Terence Boylan Terence Boylan Saxophone
1976 Insights Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band Flute, Clarinet, Clarinet (Alto), Sax (Soprano), Sax (Alto), Reeds (Multiple)
1976 Road Time Toshiko Akiyoshi Sax (Alto), Reeds (Multiple)
1975 Long Yellow Road Toshiko Akiyoshi Flute, Clarinet, Sax (Soprano), Sax (Alto)
1975 Tales of a Courtesan (Oirantan) Toshiko Akiyoshi Flute, Clarinet, Sax (Soprano), Sax (Alto)
1974 Kogun Toshiko Akiyoshi / Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band Alto, Personnel
1973 Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid [Soundtrack] Bob Dylan Main Personnel, Flute, Recorder, Wind
1972 Report of the 1st Annual Symposium on Relaxed Improvisation Warne Marsh Saxophone
1969 A Tribute to Bethany Beardslee, Soprano Bethany Beardslee Clarinet
1969 Grand Cru Classe Gary Foster Primary Artist, Sax (Alto)
1969 Memento Clare Fischer Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Sax (Alto)
1969 Ne Plus Ultra Warne Marsh Sax (Alto)
1969 Waltz Clare Fischer Big Band Flute, Clarinet, Sax (Alto)
1968 Subconsciously Gary Foster Primary Artist, Sax (Alto)
1968 Thesaurus Clare Fischer Sax (Alto)
1964 Alone Together Gary Foster Primary Artist, Sax (Alto)
1963 Extension Clare Fischer Orchestra Clarinet, E Flat Clarinet, Sax (Tenor)
Among Friends The Orion Saxophone Quartet Guest Artist, Sax (Soprano), Sax (Alto)
Everything You Did: The Music of Walter Becker and Donald Fagen Mark Masters Ensemble Liner Notes, Sax (Alto), Soloist
Family Guy: Movement I [Original TV Soundtrack] Ron Jones / Walter Murphy Woodwind
Inspiration Jason Jackson Flute
Intenso! Clare Fischer / The Clare Fischer Latin Jazz Big Band Archive Research
It Could Happen The H2 Big Band Alto, Clarinet, Flute
Max Johnson Quartet Max Johnson Quartet Executive Producer
Our Metier Mark Masters Sax (Alto), Group Member, Soloist
Pacific Jazz Clare Fischer Flute, Sax (Alto)
The Jazz Album Thomas Quasthoff Primary Artist
The Jazz Singers Group Member
Welcome To Earth: Music For Trio & Sextet Jerry Kalaf Liner Notes
Women Voices [Warner] Group Member