Ben Riley

drums, percussion, cymbals, bass, gong

Top collaborators

Artist name Roles Recordings
Thelonious Monk
Vasil Zlatev
Johnny Griffin
Chet Baker
Alice Coltrane

Work on other artists' recordings

Artist name Roles Recordings
Thelonious Monk drums 'Round Midnight, All the Things You Are, April in Paris, April in Paris (take 1), April in Paris (take 6), Ba-lue Bolivar Ba-lues-are, Bemsha Swing, Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, Blue Monk, Blues Five Spot, Body & Soul, Boo Boo's Birthday (take 11), Boo Boo's Birthday (take 2), Brake's Sake, Bright Mississippi, Brilliant Corners, Children's Song (That Old Man), Consecutive Seconds, Don't Blame Me, Easy Street, Epistophy, Epistrophy, Epistrophy (Theme), Epistrophy (take 1), Epistrophy (theme), Evidence, Evidence / Rhythm-A-Ning, Gallop’s Gallop, Green Chimneys, Hackensack, Honeysuckle Rose, I Didn’t Know About You (take 1), I Didn’t Know About You (take 4), I Love You (Sweetheart Of All My Dreams), I Mean You, I'm Gettin' Sentimental Over You, I'm Getting Sentimental Over You, In Walked Bud, I’m Getting Sentimental Over You, Japanese Folk Song (Kojo No Tsuki), Just You, Just Me, Just a Glance at Love, Let's Cool One, Liza (All The Clouds'll Roll Away), Locomotive, Lulu's Back in Town, Medley: Just You, Just Me / Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away), Memories of You, Misterioso, Monk's Point, Nice Work If You Can Get It (take 2), Nice Work if You Can Get It, Nutty, Off Minor, Oska-T, Pannonica (Re-take 2), Pannonica (take 2), Raise Four, Reflections, Rhythm-A-Ning, Rootie Tootie, Ruby My Dear, Ruby, My Dear, Shuffle Boil, Shuffle Boil (take 5), Straight, No Chaser, Stuff Turkey, Stuffy Turkey, Sweet And Lovely, Teo, Thelonious, Thelonious (take 1), Thelonious (take 3), This Is My Story, This Is My Song, Trinkle Tinkle, Ugly Beauty (take 4), Ugly Beauty (take 5), We See, Well You Needn't, Well, You Needn't, Well, You Needn’t, ’Round Midnight
Vasil Zlatev drums 'Round Midnight, 63rd Street Theme, Abundance, Bahia, Billie's Bounce, Bingo Domingo, Blue Lou, Blues Up and Down, Camp Meeting, Epistrophy, From This Moment On, Funky Fluke, Hey Jim!, How Am I To Know, I Wished On The Moon, If I Had You, Imagination, In Walked Bud, Layin' on Mellow, Leapin' on Lenox, Light and Lovely, Nice and Easy, Oh, Gee, Ow!, Pull My Coat, Rhythm-A-Ning, Ruby, My Dear, Save Your Love for Me, Soft Winds, Stickball (I Mean You), Straight, No Chaser, Theme, Tickle Toe, Tin Tin Deo, Twins, Walkin', Well, You Needn't, What's Happening, Woody 'n' You
Johnny Griffin drums 25 1/2 Daze, As We All Know, Ballad for Monsieur, Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair, Connie's Bounce, Detour Ahead, Don't Explain, Gloomy Sunday, God Bless the Child, Good Bait, Good Morning Heartache, Green Grow the Rushes, Hush-a-bye, In The Still Of The Night, Left Alone, Low Gravy, No More, Nocturne, Oh, Now I See, Party Time, Same to You, Situation, Soft and Furry, That Old Devil Called Love, The Kerry Dancers, The Last of the Fat Pants, The Londonderry Air, There Will Never Be Another You, Toe-Tappin', Travelin' Light, White Gardenia, Why Not, You've Changed
Chet Baker drums 'Round Midnight, Angel Eyes, As Time Goes By, Blue Moon, But Not for Me, Caravelle, Ellen David, For All We Know, Four, I Am a Fool to Want You, Lament, Line for Lyons, My Foolish Heart, My Melancholy Baby, Prayer for the Newborn, Round Midnight, Sea Breeze, Swift Shifting, When She Smiles, You Have Been Here All Along, You and the Night and the Music, You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To
Alice Coltrane bass, drums, gong, percussion A Love Supreme, Andromeda's Suffering, Blue Nile, Excerpts From the Firebird, Galaxy Around Olodumare, Galaxy in Satchidananda, Galaxy in Turiya, Going Home, Lord Help Me to Be, Lord of Lords, Los Caballos, Mantra, Morning Worship, My Favorite Things, Ohnedaruth, Ptah, the El Daoud, Spiritual Eternal, Spring Sounds from Rite of Spring, Sri Rama Ohnedaruth, The Sun, Turiya and Ramakrishna
Abdullah Ibrahim drums Angelica, Bra Timing From Phomolong, Calypso Major, Calypso Minor, Cape Town, Ek Se Ou Windhoek Toe Nou, Ekaya, Kata, Mandela, Manenberg Revisited, Meditation, i, Meditation, ii, Nisa, Ntyilo, Ntyilo, Sameeda, Song for Sathima, Sotho Blue, The Mountain, The Wedding, Tuang Guru, Water From an Ancient Well
Kenny Barron drums Beautiful Love, Cinco, Darn That Dream, Dewdrop, Don't Explain, Emily, For Heaven's Sake, Golden Lotus, How Deep Is the Ocean, Hush-A-Bye, I've Never Been in Love Before, Innocence, Minor Blues, My Ideal, Row House, Sunshower, Too Late Now
Gary Bartz drums Amos ’n’ Andy Theme One & Spoken Intro, Children of Harlem, Crazy She Calls Me, Ezekial Saw the Wheel, Flight Path, Heavy Blue, I've Never Been In Love Before, If This Isn’t Love, Impressions, Laura, On A Misty Night, Racism (Blues In Double Bb Minor), Ruby Begonia & Amos ’n’ Andy Theme Two, Tadd's Delight, Tap Dancer, Tico Tico
Ron Carter drums All Blues, B And A, Chapter XI, Eight, Epistrophy, Opus 2, Patchouli, Peg Leg, Pick 'Em, Sheila's Song (Hasta luego, mi amiga), Tranquil
Andrew Hill drums A Tender Tale, Blue Spark, Drew's Tune, Mother Mercy, Natural Spirit, Ocho Rios 2nd Version, Ode to Infinity, Satin Lady, Such It Is, Without Malice
Eddie Higgins drums A Nightingale Sang in Berklay Square, Autumn Leaves I, Autumn Leaves II, Ghost of a Chance, I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good), I Never Knew < T. (feat. Rito), I'll Never Be the Same (feat. Signorelli), It's Magic, Mood Indigo, The Touch of Your Lips
Barney Kessel drums Barniana, Blue Echoes, Blues for Bird, By Myself, I'm Glad There Is You, It's You or No One, Messin' With the Blues, Rio, You've Changed
Phil Woods drums All Too Soon, Before I Left, Dutch Morning, Hand in Glove, I'm So Scared Of Girls When They're Good Looking, Loose Change, Red Top, The Rev and I, We Could Make Such Beautiful Music Together
Eddie Harris Quartet drums Autumn in New York, Harlem Nocturne, Historia de un Amor, Love Letters, Lover, Come Back to Me, Photographs of You, The Song Is You, There Was a Time
Stan Getz drums Blood Count, Feijada, Hush-a-bye, Slow Boat to China, Soul Eyes, Stan's Blues, Voyage, Warm Valley
Hank Jones drums Bloomdido, Confirmation, Monk’s Mood, Moose the Mooche, Relaxin’ With Lee, Ruby, My Dear, Yardbird Suite, ’Round Midnight
Frank Wess drums Battle Royal, Don't Come, Don't Call, Lover Come Back to Me, Nada Mas, Riled Up, Spring Is Here, There Is No Greater Love
Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis drums Afro-Jaws, Alma Alegre (Happy Soul), Guanco Lament, Jazz-A-Samba, Star Eyes, Tin Tin Deo, Wild Rice
Bruce Cockburn cymbals, drums Down to the Delta, Isn't That What Friends Are For?, Let the Bad Air Out, Look How Far, Mango, The Embers of Eden, Turn! Turn! Turn!
Michał Przytuła drums African Dream, Expubidence, Glidin' Along, Green's Scene, Milkshake, Stardust, Sweet Sucker
Jeremy Steig drums Blue Seven, Lover Man, Oleo, So What, Well, You Needn't, What Is This Thing Called Love, Willow Weep For Me
Dorothy Silk drums Blues for Duane, I'll Remember April, Jordu, No Dancin', Theme for Maxine, Time Speaks
Bill Barron drums Ballad (For My Love), Easy Does It, Row House, This One's for Monk, Travelin' on the Freeway, Yes, No, Maybe So
Ron Carter Quartet drums Laverne Walk, Little Waltz, Saguaro, Sunshower, Tambien Conocido Como, Three Little Words
Sam Jones drums Come Rain or Come Shine, Down Home, Strollin', Thumbstring, Unit 7
Ken McIntyre drums 96.5, Arising, Laura, Say What, Speak Low
Sonny Rollins drums John S., The Bridge, Where Are You, Without a Song, You Do Something to Me
Michael Franks drums Hideaway, Living on the Inside, Tiger in the Rain, Underneath the Apple Tree
Maria Muldaur drums Gee Baby, Ain't I Good to You, Loverman (Oh Where Can You Be), Oh Papa, Prelude to a Kiss
Francisco Estrazulas drums Afrodesia, Spirits Free, Straight to the Point
Stephen Fearing drums, percussion Me & Mr. Blue, Rave on Captain, That's How I Walk
Space Hypnose percussion Lord, Help Me to Be, The Sun
Bill Day drums Continent Bleu, Giant Steps