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Ed Bickert Discography


Note: Selected albums presented here can be purchased online, directly from Music Boulevard. All you gotta do is click on the [Some albums also have treats!]
Also Note: this doesn't even pretend to list the entirety of Ed's vast output, his many sessions, etc. I 'm simply adding info as I find it. Please e me with any additions or corrections. Thanx!

Paul Desmond:
Pure Desmond
CTI 6059 -- September 1974
Paul Desmond: alto sax
Ed Bickert: electric guitar
Ron Carter: acoustic bass
Connie Kay: drums

  • Just Squeeze Me
  • I'm Old Fashioned
  • Nuages
  • Why Shouldn't I
  • Everything I Love
  • Warm Valley
  • Till the Clouds Roll By
  • Mean to Me
  • Theme From M*A*S*H - Suicide is Painless*
  • Wave*
    * on CD reissue only

Paul Desmond Quartet:
Like Someone In Love
Telarchive 83319 -- March 1975
Paul Desmond: alto sax
Ed Bickert: electric guitar
Don Thompson: acoustic bass
Jerry Fuller: drums

  • Just Squeeze Me
  • Tangerine
  • Meditation
  • Nuages
  • Like Someone In Love
  • Things Ain't What They Used to Be

Paul Desmond Quartet:
Live
A&M/Horizon SP-9850 -- October 1975
Paul Desmond: alto sax
Ed Bickert: electric guitar
Don Thompson: acoustic bass
Jerry Fuller: drums
  • Wendy
  • Wave
  • Things Ain't What They Used to Be
  • Nancy
  • Manha de Carnival
  • Here's That Rainy Day
  • My Funny Valentine
  • Take Five

Paul Desmond: Paul Desmond
Artists House AH9402 -- October 1975
Paul Desmond: alto sax
Ed Bickert: electric guitar
Don Thompson: acoustic bass
Jerry Fuller: drums
  • Too Marvelous for Words
  • Audrey
  • Line for Lyons
  • When Sunny Gets Blue
  • Darn That Dream

Ed Bickert: Ed Bickert
PM Records PMR-010 -- 1976
Ed Bickert: electric guitar
Don Thompson: acoustic bass
Terry Clarke: drums
  • Come Rain Or Come Shine
  • Where Are You
  • When Sunny Gets Blue
  • It Might As Well Be Spring
  • Nancy
  • Manha de Carnival

Various Artists:
From Canada With Love
PM Records PMR-011-S -- 1976
Ed's contribution:
  • Come Rain Or Come Shine

In the interest of brevity, rather than list them all, let me just link you to Rosemary Clooney's vast discography of Concord Jazz albums: Ed appears on many if not all of them.
Buddy Tate:
The Ballad Artistry of
Sackville 3034 -- 1981
Buddy Tate: tenor sax
Ed Bickert: electric guitar
Don Thompson: acoustic bass
Terry Clarke: drums
Ed Bickert 5:
At Toronto's Bourbon Street
Concord Jazz CJ-216 - January 1983
Ed Bickert: electric guitar
Scott Hamilton: tenor saxophone
Warren Vaché: cornet
Steve Wallace: acoustic bass
Jake Hanna: drums
  • Swingin' Along on Broadway
  • I'll Wait and Pray
  • Change Partners
  • Limehouse Blues
  • Walk It Off
  • Goodnight, My Love
  • Sophia
  • The Walker

Ed Bickert:
Bye Bye Baby
Concord Jazz CJ-232 - August 1983
Ed Bickert: electric guitar
Dave McKenna: piano
Steve Wallace: acoustic bass
Jake Hanna: drums
  • You're in Love With Someone Else
  • Bye Bye Baby
  • Barbados
  • It's Time
  • Nobody Else But Me
  • Things Are Getting Better
  • A Flower Is a Lovesome Thing
  • Pensativa
  • Keeping Myself For You

Ed Bickert Quartet:
I Wished on the Moon
Concord Jazz 4284 - January 1, 1987
Ed Bickert: electric guitar
Rick Wilkins: saxophone
Steve Wallace: acoustic bass
Terry Clarke: drums
  • C.T.A.
  • Easy Street
  • Somewhere Along the Way
  • Blues For Tommy Oki
  • Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives To Me
  • A Handful of Stars
  • I Wished on the Moon
  • I'll Never Stop Loving You

Ed Bickert Trio:
Third Floor Richard
Concord Jazz 4380 - June 6, 1989
Ed Bickert: electric guitar
Neil Swainson: acoustic bass
Terry Clarke: drums
with Dave McKenna: piano
  • Band Call
  • I Got a Right to Sing the Blues
  • Together
  • Circus
  • Louisiana
  • Third Floor Richard
  • I Know Why and So and So
  • I Surrender, Dear
  • One Moment Worth Years
  • This Can't Be Love
  • Tonight I Shall Sleep*
    * on CD issue only

Ed Bickert/Lorne Lofsky:
This Is New
Concord Jazz 4414 - May 31, 1990
Ed Bickert: electric guitar
Lorne Lofsky: electric guitar
Neil Swainson: acoustic bass
Jerry Fuller: drums
  • This Is New
  • Elsa
  • Maybe You'll Be There
  • Ecaroh
  • Namely You
  • Ah-Leu-Cha
  • Cold Comfort
  • The Star Crossed Lovers
  • Estate
  • Ugetsu
  • Twisted Blues*
  • Peau Douce*
    * on CD issue only

Concord All Stars:
Live At The 1990 Concord Jazz Festival: First Set
Concord Jazz 4451 -- March 22, 1991
  • Cotton Tail
  • Centerpiece
  • But Beautiful
  • Crawdad Song
  • St. James Infirmary
  • Crazy She Calls Me
  • Undecided

Concord All Stars:
Live At The 1990 Concord Jazz Festival: Third Set
Concord Jazz 4454 -- April 22, 1991
Ed Bickert/ Rob McConnell:
Mutual Street
Innovation JCCD 0009 -- September 29, 1991
Ed Bickert: electric guitar
Rob McConnell: valve trombone
  • Royal Garden Blues
  • Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams
  • Imagination/ What Is There to Say
  • I'll Be Around
  • April in Paris
  • Strange Music
  • Everywhere
  • Open Country
  • Sweet and Lovely
  • Maybe You'll Be There

Concord All Stars:
"OW!"
Concord Jazz -- 1992
  • Ow
  • Fungil Mama
  • My Shining Hour
  • I'll Close My Eyes
  • Why Did I Choose You?
  • Blue Hodge
  • I Love Being Here with You
  • All Blues
  • Down Home Blues
  • Tenderly

Benny Carter:
A Gentleman and His Music
Concord Jazz -- 1992
  • Sometimes I'm Happy
  • A Kiss From You
  • Blues for George
  • Things Ain't What They Used to Be
  • Lover Man
  • Idaho

Oscar Peterson:
The Personal Touch
Pablo -- 1992
  • Some of These Days
  • I'll Never Smile Again
  • The Waltz I Blew for Yew
  • Swingin' Shepherd Blues
  • Wheels of Life
  • Spinning Wheel
  • Summer's Going
  • The World is Waiting for the Sunrise
  • You Needed Me
  • Theme for Celine
  • Sweethearts of Parade
  • Sometimes When We Touch
  • Personal Touch

McConnell/ Bickert/ Swainson:
Trio Sketches
Concord Jazz 4591 - May 20, 1993
Rob McConnell: valve trombone
Ed Bickert: electric guitar
Neil Swainson: acoustic bass
  • Snow White
  • My Ideal
  • I Have Dreamed
  • Can't We Be Friends
  • Baubles, Bangles and Beads
  • This Love Of Mine/This Is Always
  • Long Ago and Far Away
  • I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter
  • Ornithardy
  • 'Deed I Do

Bill Mays/ Ed Bickert:
Concord Duo Series, Vol. 7
Concord Jazz 4626 - October 25, 1994
Bill Mays: piano
Ed Bickert: electric guitar
  • Sometime Ago
  • Taking A Chance On Love
  • Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You
  • On The Trail
  • Quietly
  • Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
  • Crazy She Calls Me
  • Bick's Bag

Moe Koffman Quintet:
Devil's Brew
Duke Street DSRSD 31100
Moe Koffman: saxes, flutes
Ed Bickert: electric guitar
Bernie Senensky: piano
Patrick Collins: acoustic bass
Barry Romberg: drums
Trudy Desmond:
Make Me Rainbows
Koch KOC-CD-7803 -- June 1995
Canadian All Stars:
European Concert
Sackville 3055
Ed Bickert: electric guitar
Fraser MacPherson: tenor sax
Oliver Jones: piano
Dave Young: acoustic bass
Terry Clarke: drums
Ed Bickert:
The Guitar Mastery of
DSM 2-3004 -- 1996
Ed Bickert: electric guitar
Don Thompson: acoustic bass
Terry Clarke: drums
Fraser MacPherson: tenor sax
Oliver Gannon: electric guitar
Steve Wallace: acoustic bass
Barry Elmes: drums
  • Sunday Kind of Love
  • Triste
  • Blues in C
  • Yours Is My Heart Alone
  • What Is This Thing Called Love
  • I'll Wait and Pray
  • Nica's Dream
  • Gone With the Wind
  • Easy Living
  • What Am I Here For
  • I Hear a Rhapsody
  • Soul Eyes
  • So Nice

Phil Nimmons:
Atlantic Suite/ Suite P.E.I./ Tributes
Sackville 5003 -- January 1997



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