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