Rodgers Grant

Real Name:
Rodgers Lee Grant
Profile:
American jazz pianist, composer and lyricist. Pianist in the '60s for Mongo Santamaria's band, with whom he recorded "Yeh-Yeh!", an instrumental he co-wrote with Pat Patrick. (The work later had lyrics added & recorded by Jon Hendricks in 1963 - eventually becoming an international hit by Georgie Fame & The Blue Flames as "Yeah, Yeah"). [See also Mongo Music]

Grant's compositions have been covered by a multitude of jazz artists, including Hubert Laws, Thelonious Monk and Stan Getz to name a few.

Born: 18 January 1936
Died: 12 April 2012, Defiance, Ohio, USA.
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Instruments & Performance

BM 6120 Watermelon Man! — Rodgers Grant Mongo Santamaria Mongo Santamaria - Watermelon Man! (Album) Battle (2) BM 6120 Australia 1963 Sell This Version
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RS 93523 Mongo Introduces La Lupe — Rodgers Grant Mongo Santamaria Orchestra* & La Lupe Mongo Santamaria Orchestra* & La Lupe - Mongo Introduces La Lupe (Album) Riverside Records, Riverside Records RS 93523 US 1963 Sell This Version
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6129, BM 6129 Mongo At The Village Gate — Rodgers Grant Mongo Santamaria Mongo Santamaria - Mongo At The Village Gate (Album) Battle (2), Battle (2) 6129, BM 6129 US 1963 Sell This Version
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BF-45909 Watermelon Man / Don't Bother Me No More — Rodgers Grant Mongo Santamaria Band* Mongo Santamaria Band* - Watermelon Man / Don't Bother Me No More(7") Battle (2) BF-45909 US 1963 Sell This Version
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CS 9098 El Pussy Cat — Rodgers Grant Mongo Santamaria Mongo Santamaria - El Pussy Cat (Album) Columbia CS 9098 US 1965 Sell This Version
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CL 2375 La Bamba — Rodgers Grant Mongo Santamaria Mongo Santamaria - La Bamba (Album) Columbia CL 2375 US 1965 Sell This Version
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CS 9211 El Bravo! — Rodgers Grant Mongo Santamaria Mongo Santamaria - El Bravo! (Album) Columbia CS 9211 Philippines 1965 Sell This Version
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SD 1452 Flute By-Laws — Rodgers Grant Hubert Laws Hubert Laws - Flute By-Laws (Album) Atlantic SD 1452 US 1966 Sell This Version
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CS 9273 Hey! Let's Party — Rodgers Grant Mongo Santamaria Mongo Santamaria - Hey! Let's Party (Album) Columbia CS 9273 US 1966 Sell This Version
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RS 93530 Mongo Explodes — Rodgers Grant The Mongo Santamaria Band* Featuring Nat Adderley And Jimmy Cobb The Mongo Santamaria Band* Featuring Nat Adderley And Jimmy Cobb - Mongo Explodes (Album) Riverside Records RS 93530 US 1966 Sell This Version
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CL 2612 Mongomania — Rodgers Grant Mongo Santamaria Mongo Santamaria - Mongomania (Album) Columbia CL 2612 Canada 1967 Sell This Version
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CL 2770 Mongo Santamaria Explodes At The Village Gate — Rodgers Grant Mongo Santamaria Mongo Santamaria - Mongo Santamaria Explodes At The Village Gate (Album) Columbia CL 2770 US 1967 Sell This Version
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CS 9653 Soul Bag — Rodgers Grant Mongo Santamaria Mongo Santamaria - Soul Bag (Album) Columbia CS 9653 US 1968 Sell This Version
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SP 4020 Tell It Like It Is — Rodgers Grant George Benson George Benson - Tell It Like It Is (Album) A&M Records, CTI Records SP 4020 Italy 1969 Sell This Version
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CS 9780 Stone Soul — Rodgers Grant Mongo Santamaria Mongo Santamaria - Stone Soul (Album) Columbia CS 9780 US 1969 Sell This Version
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CS 9937 Workin' On A Groovy Thing — Rodgers Grant Mongo Santamaria Mongo Santamaria - Workin' On A Groovy Thing (Album) Columbia CS 9937 US 1969 Sell This Version
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RS 3045 Mongo Soul — Rodgers Grant Mongo Santamaria Mongo Santamaria - Mongo Soul(LP, Comp) Riverside Records RS 3045 US 1969 Sell This Version
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M-47012 The Watermelon Man — Rodgers Grant Mongo Santamaria Mongo Santamaria - The Watermelon Man (Comp) Milestone (4) M-47012 US 1973 Sell This Version
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CTI 6065, RVG 87700 In The Beginning Vol. 1 — Rodgers Grant Hubert Laws Hubert Laws - In The Beginning Vol. 1(LP, Album) CTI Records, CTI Records CTI 6065, RVG 87700 US 1974 Sell This Version
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CTI 6066 Then There Was Light (Volume 2) — Rodgers Grant Hubert Laws Hubert Laws - Then There Was Light (Volume 2) (Album) CTI Records CTI 6066 US 1974 Sell This Version
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CTX 3+3 S1 In The Beginning — Rodgers Grant Hubert Laws Hubert Laws - In The Beginning (Album, Comp) CTI Records CTX 3+3 S1 US 1974 Sell This Version
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365 018, 365.018, XVS 34 Pura Salsa — Rodgers Grant Azuquita Y Su Orquesta Melao* Azuquita Y Su Orquesta Melao* - Pura Salsa (Album) Vaya Records, Vaya Records 365 018, 365.018, XVS 34 France 1975 Sell This Version
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XSLP #00484, SLP 00484 The Good, The Bad, The Ugly — Rodgers Grant Willie Colon* Willie Colon* - The Good, The Bad, The Ugly (Album) Fania Records, Fania Records XSLP #00484, SLP 00484 US 1975 Sell This Version
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M-47038 Skins — Rodgers Grant Mongo Santamaria With Hubert Laws, Chick Corea , And Nat Adderley Mongo Santamaria With Hubert Laws, Chick Corea , And Nat Adderley - Skins (Comp) Milestone (4) M-47038 US 1976 Sell This Version
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ATL 50 222 Confessin' The Blues — Rodgers Grant Esther Phillips C. C. Rider and 6 more… Esther Phillips - Confessin' The Blues (Album) Atlantic ATL 50 222 Germany 1976 Sell This Version