WJ3 Records

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WJ3 Records
Founded March 14, 2000; 17 years ago (2000-03-14)
Founder Willie Jones III
Genre Jazz
Country of origin United States
Location New York City, New York, U.S.
Official website WJ3

WJ3 Records is an American independent jazz record label owned by WJ3 Productions, LLC, registered in New York and based in Brooklyn. The principal is Willie Jones III, a jazz drummer based in Brooklyn. WJ3 Productions was founded March 14, 2000.[1]

Selected discography[edit]

Sherman Irby (alto sax), James Mahone (alto sax), Eric Reed (piano), Billy Childs (piano), Gerald Cannon (bass), Tony Dumas (bass), Willie Jones III (drums), Dwight Trible (vocal)
  • Henry Franklin, Steve Katsuyama, Tony Austin, Sakura (2002)
  • Willie Jones III, Vol. 2...Don't Knock The Swing (2003)
Roy Hargrove (trumpet), Steve Davis (trombone), Greg Tardy (tenor sax), Eric Reed (piano), Gerald Cannon (bass), Willie Jones III (drums)
  • The Banda Brothers: Tony Banda (bass), Ramon Banda (drums), Acting Up! (2004)
  • Willie Jones III, Vol. III (2006)
Eric Reed (piano), Willie Jones II (piano), Shanti Mathews (guitar), Dwayne Burno (bass), Mike Elizondo (bass), Willie Jones III (drums)
  • Wycliffe Gordon (trombone, vocal), Eric Reed (piano, vocal), WE 2 (2007)
  • Eric Reed (piano), Rodney Whitaker (bass), Willie Jones III (drums), Stand! (2009)
  • Willie Jones III, The Next Phase (2010)
Steve Davis (trombone), Greg Tardy (tenor sax), Warren Wolf (vibes), Eric Reed (piano), Dezron Douglas (bass), Willie Jones III (drums), Claudia Acuna (vocal), Renee Neufville (vocal)
  • Eric Reed (piano), Reuben Rogers (bass), Rodney Green (drums), Something Beautiful (2011)
  • Cyrus Chestnut, The Cyrus Chestnut Quartet (2012)
Stacy Dillard (tenor sax), Cyrus Chestnut (piano), Dezron Douglas (bass), Willie Jones III (drums)
Roy Hargrove (trumpet), Justin Robinson (alto sax), Larry Willis (piano), Dwayne Burno (bass), Willie Jones III (drums)
  • Willie Jones III Sextet, Plays The Max Roach Songbook (Live At Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola) (2013)
Jeremy Pelt (trumpet), Steve Davis (trombone), Stacy Dillard (tenor sax), Eric Reed (piano), Dezron Douglas (bass), Willie Jones III (drums)
  • Cyrus Chestnut, Soul Brother Cool (2013)
Freddie Hendrix (trumpet), Cyrus Chestnut (piano), Dezron Douglas (bass), Willie Jones III (drums)
  • Jacques Lesure (guitar), Eric Reed (piano), Mike Gurrola (bass), Willie Jones III (drums), When She Smiles (2013)
  • Eric Reed (piano), Reflections Of A Grateful Heart (2013)
  • Jacques Lesure (guitar), Warren Wolf (vibes), Eric Reed (piano), Nat Reeves (bass), Tony Dumas (bass), Willie Jones III (drums), Camaraderie (2015)
  • Willie Jones III, Groundwork (2016)
Eddie Henderson (trumpet), Steve Davis (trombone), Stacy Dillard (tenor sax), Warren Wolf (vibes), Eric Reed (piano), Buster Williams (bass), Willie Jones III (drums)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Willie Jones III, JazzTimes, Volume 37, Issues 1–5, 2007