Rodgers Grant

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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Rodgers Grant Discography

Instruments & Performance

Mongo Santamaria Orchestra* & La Lupe Mongo Santamaria Orchestra* & La Lupe - Mongo Introduces La Lupe (Album) Riverside Records US 1963 Sell This Version
Mongo Santamaria Mongo Santamaria - Mongo At The Village Gate (Album) Riverside Records US 1963 Sell This Version
Mongo Santamaria And His Orchestra* Mongo Santamaria And His Orchestra* - Watermelon Man! (Album) Battle (2) US 1963 Sell This Version
Mongo Santamaria Mongo Santamaria - El Bravo! (Album) Columbia US 1964 Sell This Version
Mongo Santamaria Mongo Santamaria - El Pussy Cat (Album) Columbia US 1965 Sell This Version
Mongo Santamaria Mongo Santamaria - La Bamba (Album) Columbia US 1965 Sell This Version
Mongo Santamaria Mongo Santamaria - Hey! Let's Party (Album) Columbia US 1966 Sell This Version
Mongo Santamaria Mongo Santamaria - Mongo Explodes (Album) Riverside Records US 1966 Sell This Version
Hubert Laws Hubert Laws - Flute By-Laws (Album) Atlantic US 1966 Sell This Version
Mongo Santamaria Mongo Santamaria - Mongo Santamaria Explodes At The Village Gate (Album) Columbia US 1967 Sell This Version
Mongo Santamaria Mongo Santamaria - Mongomania (Album) Columbia Canada 1967 Sell This Version
Mongo Santamaria Mongo Santamaria - Soul Bag (Album) Columbia US 1968 Sell This Version
Mongo Santamaria Mongo Santamaria - Stone Soul (Album) Columbia Netherlands 1969 Sell This Version
Mongo Santamaria Mongo Santamaria - Workin' On A Groovy Thing (Album) Columbia Canada 1969 Sell This Version
George Benson George Benson - Tell It Like It Is (Album) A&M Records, CTI Records US 1969 Sell This Version
RS 3045 Mongo Santamaria Mongo Santamaria - Mongo Soul(LP, Comp) Riverside Records RS 3045 US 1969 Sell This Version
Mongo Santamaria Mongo Santamaria - The Watermelon Man (Comp) Milestone Records France 1973 Sell This Version
Hubert Laws Hubert Laws - Then There Was Light (Volume 2) (Album) CTI Records US 1974 Sell This Version
Hubert Laws Hubert Laws - In The Beginning (Album, Comp) CTI Records US 1974 Sell This Version
CTI 6065, RVG 87700 Hubert Laws Hubert Laws - In The Beginning Vol. 1(LP, Album) CTI Records, CTI Records CTI 6065, RVG 87700 US 1974 Sell This Version
Azuquita Y Su Orquesta Melao* Azuquita Y Su Orquesta Melao* - Pura Salsa (Album) Vaya Records, Vaya Records US 1975 Sell This Version
Esther Phillips Cherry Red and 6 more… Esther Phillips - Confessin' The Blues (Album) Atlantic Germany 1976 Sell This Version
PMS-100 Various Skins Various - Twofer Sampler Summer 1976(2xLP, Comp) Fantasy, Milestone Records, Prestige PMS-100 US 1976 Sell This Version
MCD 47038-2 Mongo Santamaria Mongo Santamaria - Skins(CD, Comp, RM) Milestone Records MCD 47038-2 US 1989 Sell This Version
8122-71636-2 Hubert Laws Hubert Laws - The Laws Of Jazz / Flute By-Laws(CD, Comp, RE, RM) Atlantic 8122-71636-2 Germany 1994 Sell This Version