Olu Dara

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An all-around jazz talent whose cornet and trumpet numbers range from blues stomps and rags to screaming free passages.
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Year Album Artist
2018 5 Original Albums Cassandra Wilson Cornet, Trumpet
2018 YSIV Logic Composer
2016 The Complete Remastered Recordings, Vol. 3 David Murray Cornet
2015 Creed [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Featured Artist
2014 Ministry of Sound Anthems: Hip Hop, Vol. 4 Featured Artist
2013 Essential Nas Composer, Featured Artist
2013 Playlist: The Very Best of Nas Nas Composer, Featured Artist
2012 360 Sound: The Columbia Records Story Featured Artist
2012 The Complete Remastered Recordings on Black Saint & Soul Note Julius Hemphill Trumpet
2012 The Complete Remastered Recordings on Black Saint & Soul Note Don Pullen Trumpet
2011 The Complete Remastered Recordings on Black Saint & Soul Note David Murray / David Murray Octet Trumpet
2009 Rough Guide to Blues and Beyond Composer
2009 Un Prophète [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Alexandre Desplat Primary Artist
2008 Beginner's Guide to Blues Music Primary Artist
2008 Cadillac Records Guitar, Harmonica, Trumpet, Composer, Featured Artist
2007 Blues Roads Composer, Primary Artist
2007 Evolution of the Groove Miles Davis Trumpet
2007 Goin' Home: A Tribute to Fats Domino Vocals, Trumpet, Primary Artist
2007 Greatest Hits Nas Additional Personnel, Guitar, Harmonica, Trumpet, Composer, Primary Artist
2007 The Harlem Experiment The Harlem Experiment Additional Personnel, Vocals, Guitar, Trumpet (Pocket), Group Member, Primary Artist
2007 This Is Where You Wanna Be The Brawner Brothers Trumpet, Soloist
2006 The Celluloid Years: 12"es and More... Trumpet, Cornet
2005 Central Park Summerstage: Live from the Heart of the City Composer, Primary Artist
2005 Daily Bread Corey Harris Guest Artist, Main Personnel, Vocals, Guitar, Trumpet, Composer, Featured Artist, Primary Artist
2005 In Bed with Nova: Premiere Nuit Primary Artist
2005 The Hip Hop Show Primary Artist
2005 Urban Hymns, Vol. 8 Composer
2004 Bridging the Gap Nas Guitar, Harmonica, Composer, Primary Artist
2004 Decade 1994-2004 AZ Composer
2004 Essential Jazz 2 Primary Artist
2004 Street's Disciple Nas Guest Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica, Trumpet, Hook, Composer, Primary Artist
2003 Chinatown The Be Good Tanyas Cornet
2003 No Escape from the Blues: The Electric Lady Sessions James Blood Ulmer Guest Artist, Trumpet (Pocket)
2002 Balling the Jack: Birth of Nu-Blues Vocals, Guitar, Handclapping, Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Belly of the Sun Cassandra Wilson Guest Artist, Trumpet
2002 Chatham: An Angel Moves Too Fast To See (Selected Works 1971-1989) Rhys Chatham Trumpet
2002 Downhome Sophisticate Corey Harris Guest Artist, Trumpet
2002 From Illmatic to Stillmatic: The Remixes Nas Composer
2002 Gascd Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2002 God's Son Nas Horn
2002 Medicated Magic The Dirty Dozen Brass Band Guest Artist, Additional Personnel, Vocals, Trumpet, Primary Artist
2002 The Best of Nas Nas Composer
2002 Trance Atlantic (Boom Bop II) Jean-Paul Bourelly Guest Artist, Cornet
2001 Chris Barber and His Jazz Band: The Pye Jazz Anthology Chris Barber Composer
2001 Jazziz: September 2001 Primary Artist
2001 Live @ The World Café, Vol. 10 [Tenth Anniversary Edition] Primary Artist
2001 Neighborhoods Olu Dara Primary Artist, Arranger, Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica, Cornet, Horn, Handclapping, Composer
1999 Blue Note Plays Duke Cornet
1999 Future Jazz Howard Mandel Cornet
1999 Materialism Cornet
1999 Patio Mixer: Starbucks Sounds For Summer Shindigs Primary Artist
1999 The Best of Material [Charly] Material Trumpet, Composer
1999 Traveling Miles Cassandra Wilson Guest Artist, Cornet
1999 Visions of Music: World Jazz Vocals, Cornet, Composer
1999 Wildflowers: The New York Loft Jazz Sessions - Complete Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Primary Artist
1998 Celluloid Funk Cornet
1998 Empire Box Tim Berne Guest Artist, Cornet
1998 In the World: From Natchez to New York Olu Dara Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals, Guitar, Trumpet, Cornet, Muted Cornet, Composer
1998 Jazziz: March 1998 Primary Artist
1998 You Don't Know My Mind Guy Davis Guest Artist, Vocals, Vocal Arrangement
1997 Critics Picks, Vol. 1 Trumpet
1997 Critics' Picks Sampler, Vol. 2 Trumpet
1997 Jazz Loft Sessions Trumpet, Flugelhorn
1997 KC After Dark Kansas City Band Trumpet, Cornet
1997 Lightning in a Bottle Greg Bandy Guest Artist, Vocals, Harmonica, Cornet, Composer, Primary Artist
1996 Silkheart Sampler: The Spirit of New Jazz Cornet
1996 The Best of Doug Carn Doug Carn Vocals, Trumpet, Horn (Alto)
1995 Cab Calloway Stands in for the Moon Conjure Vocals, Harmonica, Trumpet, Group Member, Composer
1995 Jug-A-Lug David Murray Guest Artist, Cornet
1995 Kansas City [Original Soundtrack] Cornet
1995 Tip David Murray Guest Artist
1995 Tribute to Jimi Jean-Paul Bourelly Cornet
1994 House of Bass: The Best of Jamaaladeen Tacuma Jamaaladeen Tacuma Cornet
1994 Illmatic Nas Guest Artist, Trumpet, Composer, Featured Artist
1993 Blue Light 'Til Dawn Cassandra Wilson Guest Artist, Cornet
1993 Deconstruction: Celluloid Recordings Bill Laswell Trumpet, Cornet
1992 A Random History of the Avant-Groove Hotel X Composer
1991 The Third Power Material Trumpet, Cornet
1989 Plays J.B. Cold Sweat Guest Artist, Cornet
1988 Conjure: Cab Calloway Stands in for the Moon Kip Hanrahan Vocals, Harmonica, Trumpet, Composer
1988 Novus Sampler '88 Composer
1987 Attainment Charles Brackeen Vocals, Cornet
1987 Chatham: Die Donnergötter (The Thundergods) Rhys Chatham Trumpet
1987 Days Aweigh Cassandra Wilson Guest Artist, Arranger, Vocals, Cornet, Composer
1987 Worshippers Come Nigh Charles Brackeen Cornet
1985 Conjure: Music for the Texts of Ishmael Reed Trumpet
1985 Down by Law Deadline Trumpet, Cornet
1985 New Africa, Vol. 2 Trumpet, Cornet
1985 The African Flower James Newton Cornet
1985 The Sixth Sense Don Pullen Trumpet
1985 Tributes Craig Harris Harmonica, Trumpet, Cornet, Flugelhorn, Percussion (African)
1984 Factor X Rhys Chatham Trumpet
1984 Live at Sweet Basil, Vol. 1 David Murray Big Band Cornet
1984 Live at Sweet Basil, Vol. 2 David Murray Cornet
1984 Renaissance Man Jamaaladeen Tacuma Flute, Cornet, African Flute
1983 Just the Facts and Pass the Bucket Henry Threadgill Cornet
1983 Nona Nona Hendryx Horn
1983 Show Stopper Jamaaladeen Tacuma Cornet
1982 Flying Out Cecil McBee Cornet
1982 Nots Elliott Sharp Cornet
1982 When Was That? Henry Threadgill Cornet
1981 Free Lancing James Blood Ulmer Trumpet
1981 Home David Murray Octet Trumpet
1981 Memory Serves Material Cornet, Composer
1980 Are You Glad to Be in America? James Blood Ulmer Guest Artist, Trumpet, Cornet
1980 Flat-Out Jump Suite Julius Hemphill Guest Artist, Trumpet
1980 Ming David Murray Trumpet
1978 Live at Moers Festival Phillip Wilson Trumpet
1977 Endangered Species Hamiet Bluiett Trumpet
1977 Fire Carlos Garnett Guest Artist
1976 Flowers for Albert David Murray Trumpet, Flugelhorn
1975 Heavy Spirits Oliver Lake Trumpet
1975 Let This Melody Ring on Carlos Garnett Trumpet
1973 Ethnic Expressions Roy Brooks & the Artistic Truth Trumpet, E Flat Horn
1973 Revelation Doug Carn Vocals, Trumpet, Horn (Alto)
1971 Who Knows What Tomorrow's Gonna Bring? Brother Jack McDuff Trumpet
1970 Journey to Air Terumasa Hino Trumpet
Archive Selections, Vol. 1 Creative Music Studio Composer, Harmonica, Primary Artist, Soloist, Trumpet
Blue Note '86 Cornet
Esoteric Phillip Wilson Serpent, Trumpet, Horn
From Natchez To New York Olu Dara Primary Artist, Composer
New Generation of Jazz Cornet