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Blackhawk Discography

This is a discography of albums recorded at the Blackhawk in San Francisco. The Blackhawk, at 200 Hyde Street, opened in 1949 in a building that had previously been the Stork Club. The club built it's repuatation through the early 1950's and by the second half of the decade was one of the country's premier jazz clubs. The club closed in 1963. The building was demolished in the 1980's.

1952/33
info Jazz at the Blackhawk, Dave Brubeck and Paul Desmond, 1956
info Dave Brubeck - Paul Desmond, Dave Brubeck and Paul Desmond, 1982 (Part)

1953
info Charlie Mariano Sextet, Charlie Mariano Sextet, 1953
info Jazz Scene San Francisco, Various Artists, 2001 (Part)

1957
info Jazz at the Blackhawk, The Cal Tjader Quartet, 1958?

1958
info Cal Tjader's Latin Concert, Cal Tjader, 1959?
info San Francisco Moods, Cal Tjader, 1958
info Sentimental Moods, Cal Tjader, 19??

1959
info Shelly Manne and his Men at the Black Hawk, Vol. 1, Shelly Manne and his Men, 1959
info Shelly Manne and his Men at the Black Hawk, Vol. 2, Shelly Manne and his Men, 1959
info Shelly Manne and his Men at the Black Hawk, Vol. 3, Shelly Manne and his Men, 1959
info Shelly Manne and his Men at the Black Hawk, Vol. 4, Shelly Manne and his Men, 1959
info Shelly Manne and his Men at the Black Hawk, Vol. 5, Shelly Manne and his Men, 1991
info Live and Direct, Cal Tjader, 1959
info A Night at the Blackhawk, Cal Tjader Sextet, 1960?
info Black Hawk Nights, Cal Tjader, 2000

1960
info At The Blackhawk, Thelonious Monk Quartet plus two, 1960
info San Francisco Holiday, Thelonious Monk, 1992 (Part)
info Ahmad Jamal In Concert, Ahmad Jamal, 1996
info Latino!, Cal Tjader, 1994 (possibly)

1961
info Miles Davis in Person, Friday Night at the Blackhawk, Miles Davis, 1961
info Miles Davis in Person, Saturday Night at the Blackhawk, Miles Davis, 1961
info In Person Friday and Saturday Nights at the Blackhawk, Complete, Miles Davis, 2003
info Ahmad Jamal at the Blackhawk, Ahmad Jamal, 1962
info Cross Country Tour: 1958-1961, Ahmad Jamal, 1998 (Part)
no info What's New (Giants of Jazz), Ahmad Jamal, 1998 (Part)

1962
info Viva Mongo!, Mongo Santamaria, 1962
info Mighty Mongo, Mongo Santamaria, 1964
info At The Blackhawk, Mongo Santamaria, 1994
info Saturday Night / Sunday Night At The Blackhawk, Cal Tjader Quartet, 1962


Last updated May 2006