Jimmy Forrest

Also known as Forest, Forrest, J Forrest, J. Forest, J. Forrest, James Robert „Jimmy“ Forrest, jr., Jim Forrest, Jimmie Forest, Jimmie Forrest, Jimmy "Nighttrain" Forrest, Jimmy (Night Train) Forrest, Jimmy Forest

Discography of Jimmy Forrest:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Live At The Barrel 4 Audio 1983 Prestige
2 Tough 'Duff 6 Audio 1995
3 O.D. (Out 'Dere) 8 Audio 1980 Greyforrest Records
4 Heart Of The Forrest 5 Audio 1982 Palo Alto Records
5 Experiment In Terror 2 Audio 1962 Prestige
6 Night Train / Bolo Blues 2 Audio 1952 United (2)
7 Sweet Tracks 24 Audio 1978
8 Out Of The Forrest 8 Audio 1984
9 Black Forrest 9 Audio 1972 Delmark Records
10 Sit Down And Relax 6 Audio 1961 Prestige
11 Most Much! 7 Audio 1961
12 Live At The Barrel 4 Audio 1983 Carrere
13 Sit Down And Relax 7 Audio 1996
14 Most Much! 9 Audio 1989
15 Soul Battle 5 Audio 1960 Esquire
16 Most Much! 7 Audio 1989
17 Forrest Fire 6 Audio 1985
18 Soul Battle 5 Audio 1988
19 Live At The Barrel - Volume Two 5 Audio 1984
20 Lady Bird 5 Audio 1975 Jazz Showcase
21 All The Gin Is Gone 6 Audio Delmark Records
22 Night Train 12 Audio 1978 Delmark Records
23 Night Train Mambo / Londonerry Air 2 Audio 1955 Dot Records
24 Soul Battle 5 Audio 1962 prestige
25 Black Forrest 9 Audio 1972
26 Night Train 12 Audio 1978 Delmark Records
27 All The Gin Is Gone 6 Audio Delmark Records
28 Live At The Barrel 4 Audio 1983 Prestige
29 Forrest Fire 6 Audio 1960
30 All The Gin Is Gone 6 Audio Delmark Records
31 Most Much! 7 Audio 1961
32 Bolo Blues / Night Train 2 Audio 1952 United (2)
33 Forrest Fire 6 Audio 1993
34 Sit Down And Relax 6 Audio Prestige
35 Our Delight: Recorded Live At The Barrel, St. Louis 9 Audio 1992 Prestige


American jazz saxophonist (tenor) and composer.

Born : January 24, 1920 in St. Louis, Missouri.

Died : August 26, 1980 in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Worked with : Eddie Johnson (pianist), Fate Marable, Don Albert, Jay McShann, Andy Kirk, Duke Ellington, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Count Basie, Al Grey and many others. His best known composition was 'Night Train', composed with [a=Lewis Simpkins] and [a=Oscar Washington].


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