Discography – 2000s


Bobby Wellins Quartet – 2003

Bobby Wellins (ts), Mark Edwards (p), Andy Cleyndert (b), Spike Wells (d)

  • Raunchy
  • The Odd Couple
  • Angel Of The North
  • Dunna Runner
  • Smouldering
  • The Promised Land
  • Monk’s Mood
  • Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
  • Lover

Bobby Wellins – Fun
Jazzizit CD

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Claire Martin – 28 – 28th June 2004

Claire Martin (vocals); Ian Shaw (vocals); Jim Mullen (guitar); Melvin Duffy (pedal steel guitar); Julian Jackson (harmonica); Nigel Hitchcock (alto saxophone); Bobby Wellins (tenor saxophone); Richard Rodney Bennett (piano); Gareth Williams, Richard Cottle (keyboards); Laurence Cottle, Steve Watts (double bass); Clark Tracey, Chris Dagley (drums); Miles Bould (percussion). Recording information: Mark Angelo Studios, London, England

  • Secret Love
  • But Beautiful
  • Meaning Of The Blues
  • Jive
  • Love Is A Bore
  • Where Do You Start
  • God Give Me Strength
  • Get Happy
  • My Buddy
  • Cheek To Cheek
  • Don’t Misunderstand Me
  • Something Cool

Claire Martin – Secret Love
Linn Records -SACD

CD Cover: Claire Martin Secret Love

CD Cover: Claire Martin Secret Love

Bobby Wellins Quartet – summer, 2005 live at the Appleby Jazz Festival

Bobby Wellins (ts), Mark Edwards (p), Andy Cleyndert (b), Spike Wells (d)

  • Festival Blues
  • Monk’s Mood
  • Mad About the Boy
  • When You Wish Upon A Star
  • Fascinating Rhythm
  • When the Sun Comes Out
  • Dizzy’s Blues

Bobby Wellins Quartet – When the sun comes out
Trio CD

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Liane Carroll – Standard Issue

  1. That Old Black Magic
  2. The Briar And The Rose
  3. Three Sheets To The Wind
  4. Eleanor Rigby
  5. How Insensitive
  6. California Shoeshine Boys
  7. He’s A Runner
  8. At Seventeen
  9. They Can’t Take That Away From Me
  10. You’ve Got A Friend
  11. I Only Have Eyes For You
  12. I Wish You Love

Liane Carroll (vocals, piano, Rhodes and melodica), Greg Leppard (drums), Roger Carey (bass guitar).
5 only – Add Bobby Wellins (tenor sax), John Parricelli (guitar) and
10 – only Add Ian Shaw (vocals)

Liane Carroll – Standard Issue
Splashpoint Records SPR003CD

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“My own favourite is Jobim’s ‘How Insensitive’, in which the plaintive tenor saxophone of Bobby Wellins makes a perfect foil for her voice. And, yes, the piano sound is gorgeous.” – Dave Gelly in the Guardian, Oct 2005.

Liane Carroll - Standard Issue - CD Cover

Liane Carroll – Standard Issue – CD Cover

Don Weller / Bobby Wellins Nine Songs (date?)


Don Weller tenor saxophone tracks 2,4,6,7,8
Bobby Wellins tenor saxophone tracks 1,3,5,8,9
Mark Edwards piano, Andrew Cleyndert double bass, Spike Wells drums
Simon Baggs, Ruth Funnell, Rachel Calaminus,Matthew Forbes, Strings tracks 1,4,5,7,9
Alan Barnes clarinets, bass clarinet trks 2,8
arrangements by Mark Edwards and Patric Harrex

  • Our Waltz (David Rose) 7.04
  • We’ll Be Together Again (Carl Fischer, Frankie Laine) 7.21
  • My Man’s Gone Now (George Gershwin) 5.52
  • Killing Me Softly (Charles Fox) 5.59
  • Cabin In The Sky (Harold Arlen) 7.08
  • Chelsea Bridge (Billy Strayhorn) 8.26
  • Soul Eyes (Mal Waldron) 9.21
  • Di’s Waltz (Don Weller) 8.28
  • Nocturne No.15 (Frederic Chopin) 4.28

total time 64.25

Don Weller / Bobby Wellins  – Nine Songs
Trio CD

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Norma Winstone, Bobby Wellins, Stan Tracey Trio with Andrew Cleyndert and Clark Tracey (date?)

Norma Winstone voice, Stan Tracey piano, Andrew Cleyndert double bass, Clark Tracey drums, Bobby Wellins tenor saxophone
Produced by Norma Winstone & Andrew Cleyndert

  • Spring is Here (Rodgers/ Hart) 5.46
  • Something’s Gotta Give (Johnny Mercer) 5.50
  • If The Moon Turns Green (Hanighen/Cates) 4.49
  • At Long Last Love (Cole Porter) 4.30
  • My Heart Stood Still (Rodgers/Hart) 2.28
  • I Fall In Love Too Easily (Styne/Cahn) 4.32
  • ‘tis Autumn (Henry Nemo) 5.39
  • Laura (Raksin/Mercer) 5.34
  • Milk Wood Sky (Tracey/Winstone) 4.57
  • A Love Song For All Time (Stan Tracey/Norma Winstone) 4.56
  • Too Marvelous For Words (Mercer/Whiting) 4.37
  • Crepuscule With Nellie (Thelonious Monk) 2.38

Total time 56.42

  • My November Guest (poem by Robert Frost.  Music Stan Tracey, Bobby Wellins, Norma Winstone, Andrew Cleyndert & Clark Tracey) 4.13
  • Glad To Be Unhappy (Rodgers/Hart) 4.45
  • August Moon (Meredith D’Ambrosio) 3.32
  • The Winter Of My Discontent (Wilder/Berenberg) 5.31
  • I Walk A Little Faster (Coleman/Leigh) 4.51
  • Goodbye (Gordon Jenkins) 5.36
  • Melancholia (Duke Ellington) 2.37
  • Some Other Spring (Herzog Jr./Kitchings) 4.42

Total time 36.00
Norma Winstone, Bobby Wellins, Stan Tracey Trio with Andrew Cleyndert and Clark Tracey  – ‘Amoroso Only More So’
Trio CD

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Bobby Wellins: Various Dates 2007 – 2008

Bobby Wellins Quartet – September 29th, 2007
Bobby Wellins (ts), Mark Edwards (p), Andy Cleyndert (b), Spike Wells (d).

  • My Funny Valentine

February 16th, 2008
personnel as September 29th, 2007.

  • Old Folks
  • Favella
  • Love For Sale

March 7th, 2008
personnel as September 29th, 2007.

  • Dizzy’s Blues

May 4th, 2008
personnel as September 29th, 2007.

  • Caravan

Bobby Wellins Quartet – Snapshot
Trio CD

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Garry Kavanagh / Bobby Wellins Quintet – 2008


Gary Kavanagh (tp), Bobby Wellins (ts), Roy Hilton (p), Dave Whitford (b), Spike Wells (d).

  • Joy Spring (Clifford Brown)
  • Blues Walk (Sonny Stitt)
  • Valse Hot (Sonny Rollins)
  • If I Love Again (Ben Oakland)
  • I Remember Clifford (Benny Golson)
  • Parisian Thoroughfare (Bud Powell)
  • Sunset Eyes (Teddy Edwards)
  • Jordu (Duke Pearson )
  • Salute to the Band Box (Gigi Gryce/Clifford Brown)
  • CUCB (Bobby Wellins)

The Gary Kavanagh / Bobby Wellins Quintet – Joy Spring
Trio CD TR582

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Bobby Wellins Quartet – 2010
Bobby Wellins tenor saxophone,  John Critchinson piano, Andrew Cleyndert double bass, Mark Taylor drums
Produced, recorded and designed by Andrew Cleyndert

  • Time Gentlemen, Please (B. Wellins, J. Critchinson, A. Cleyndert, M. Taylor) 5:30
  • I’m Wishing (Larry Morey & Frank Churchill) 7:07
  • Quando Quando Quando (Tony Renis) 5:24
  • It Never Entered My Mind (Richard Rodgers) 8:41
  • St. Louis Blues (W.C. Handy) 7:12
  • My Shining Hour  (Harold Arlen) 7:04
  • The Wee Small Hours  Of The Morning (David Mann) 5:02
  • Dream Dancing (Cole Porter) 4:55
  • Willow Weep For Me (Ann Ronell) 7:22
  • The Shadow Of Your Smile (Johnny Mandel) 5:38
  • Total Time 64:14

Bobby Wellins Quartet – Time Gentlemen Please
Trio TR 587

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Bobby Wellins & Kate Williams – Smoke and Mirrors

Bobby Wellins (ts), Kate Williams (p)

Recorded on 17th of November 2011 at the Crossley Gallery in Halifax, Yorkshire

Track Listing:

  • Smoke And Mirrors;
  • While We Were Young;
  • Minor Pennies;
  • What If…;
  • If You Never Come To Me;
  • The Man I Love;
  • P.S.;
  • Imagination.

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