Benny Powell

trombone, bass trombone, wind instruments

Top collaborators

Artist name Roles Recordings
Count Basie
Count Basie & His Orchestra
Sarah Vaughan
Potenza (Probably fake alias)
Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra

Work on other artists' recordings

Artist name Roles Recordings
Count Basie trombone A Little Tempo, Please, A Square at the Roundtable, Bag-A' Bones, Basie Boogie, Blee Bop Blues, Blues in Hoss' Flat, Bubbles, Cherry Point, Corner Pocket, Count Down, Cute, Dinner with Friends, Fancy Meetin' You, For Lena and Lennie, Has Anyone Here Seen Basie?, I Needs to Be Bee'd With, In A Mellotone, It's Awf'ly Nice to be with You, Jessica's Day, Late Date, Little Pony, Lollypop, Meet B B, Muttnik, Old Man River, Pensive Miss, Plymouth Rock, Pony Tail, Quince, Rat Race, Scoot, Ska-Di-Dle-Dee-Bee-Doo, Sloo Foot, Softly with Feeling, Spring Is Here, Sure Thing, The Big Walk, The Deacon, The Kid From Red Bank, The Midgets, The Midnite Sun Never Sets, Two Franks, Two for the Blues, Whirly Bird, Why Not, Why Not?, You for Me
Count Basie & His Orchestra trombone A Little Tempo, Please, After Supper, Ain't That Right, April in Paris, Bag a' Bones, Confessin’ the Blues, Count Down, Cute, Double-O, Ducky Bumps, Duet, Eee Dee, Fancy Meetin' You, Fantail, Flight of the Foo Birds, Gee Baby, Ain’t I Good to You, Has Anyone Here Seen Basie?, I'm Shouting Again, It's Awf'Ly Nice to Be With You, J and B, Jump for Johnny, Late Date, Love Me Baby, L’il Darlin’, Midnight Blue, Pensive Miss, Polka Dots and Moonbeams, Pony Tail, Rose Bud, Scoot, Shanghaied, Silks and Satins, Skippin' With Skitch, Sleepwalker’s Serenade, Sleepwalker’s Serenade (alternate take), Sloo Foot, Splanky, Sure Thing, Teddy the Toad, The Kid From Red Bank, The Late Late Show, The Late Late Show (vocal version), The Long Night, Together Again, Whirly-Birds, Why Not?
Sarah Vaughan trombone Alone, Cheek to Cheek, Darn That Dream, Doodlin', I Cried for You, If I Were a Bell, Just One of Those Things, Little Man You've Had a Busy Day, Lover Man, Mean to Me, Missing You, Moonlight in Vermont, No 'count Blues, Perdido, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, Stardust, Teach Me Tonight, The Gentleman Is a Dope, There Are Such Things, Until I Met You, Until I Met You (first version), You Go to My Head, You Turned the Tables on Me
Potenza trombone 'Deed I Do, Ain't Misbehavin', Dream a Little Dream of Me, Honeysuckle Rose, I'm Beginning to See the Light, Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall, My Last Affair, My Last Affair (alternate take 1), My Last Affair (alternate take 2), On the Sunny Side of the Street, Robbins' Nest (alternate take 1), Robbins' Nest (alternate take 2), Robbins' Nest (alternate take 3), Robbins' Nest (breakdown), Satin Doll, Shiny Stockings, Tea for Two, Them There Eyes
Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra trombone A Child Is Born, A Child is Born, Ahunk Ahunk, Big Dipper, Central Park North, Consummation, Dedication, Fingers, It Only Happens Every Time, Jive Samba, Quietude, The Groove Merchant, Tiptoe, Tow Away Zone, Us
Frank Foster trombone Alternative, Apron Strings, Blues for Benny, Casa Del Marcel, Excursion, Gracias, How I Spent The Night (alt. take), How I Spent the Night, Little Red, Out Of Nowhere, Serenata, Stop Gap, The Heat's On
Tony Harewood trombone Angelica, Band Roster, Bearcat, Charlie Parker's Last Supper, Don't Get Around Much Anymore, Down Through the Years, Evidence, I Waited for You, I'll Be Around, Introduction to Evidence, Old Bo, Third Avenue
Slide Hampton trombone A Flower is a Lovesome Thing, All in Love Is Fair, April in Paris, Blues for Eric, Cherokee, Dolphin Dance, Lament / Basin Street Blues, Lester Leaps In, Maya, Moment's Notice, Walkin' -n- Rhythm
Jimmy Heath trombone Cta, Ellington’s Stray Horn, Forever Sonny, Gingerbread Boy, Keep Love Alive, Lush Life, Sophisticated Lady, The Voice of the Saxophone (From the Afro-American Suite of Evolution), Trane Connections, Two Friends, Without You, No Me
Frank Wess & Harry Edison Orchestra trombone All Riled Up, Battle Royal, Blue on Blue, Dejection Blues, I Wish I Knew, Jumpin' At The Woodside, Li'l Darlin', One O'Clock Jump, The Very Thought Of You, This Is All I Ask, Whirly Bird
Gerald Wilson Orchestra trombone A.E.N, Blues for Manhattan (The Diminished Triangle), Dorian (The Diminished Triangle), Jeri, Lomelin, Love for Sale, Musette, Ray's Vision (The Diminished Triangle), Sax Chase, So What
Philly Joe Jones trombone Choose Now, Dial 'B' for Beauty, Focus, If You Could See Me Now, If You Could See Me Now (1st take), Killer Joe, Look, Stop, and Listen, Look, Stop, and Listen (1st take), Our Delight, Theme of No Repeat
The Duke Pearson Big Band trombone A Taste of Honey, Bedouin, Ground Hog, Mississippi Dip, New Girl, New Time Shuffle, Ready When You Are C.B., Straight Up and Down, Time After Time
Hubert Laws trombone, wind instruments Bloodshot, Heartbeats, Land of Passion, Mean Lene, Music Forever, No You'd Better Not, The Key, We Will Be, We're in Ecstacy
Abdullah Ibrahim trombone African Market, Earth Bird, Mindif, Protee, Pule (Rain), Serenity (The Daybreak Song), Star Dance, Theme for Mark
Félix Bronchalo trombone (Love Is) The Tender Trap, I Only Have Eyes for You, I Won’t Dance, I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter, Learnin’ the Blues, Looking at the World Through Rose Colored Glasses, My Kind of Girl, Pennies From Heaven
King Curtis trombone Bridge Over Troubled Water, Floatin', Get Ready, Let It Be, Promenade, Someday We'll Be Together, Something, Sugar Foot
Randy Weston trombone Anu Anu, Boram Xam Xam, Creation, Mystery of Love, Niger Mambo, Portrait of Cheikh Anta Diop, Prayer Blues, The Shrine
Booker Ervin bass trombone Baltimore Oriole, East Dallas Special, Kansas City, L.A. After Dark (take 6), Salt Lake City, St. Louis Blues
Julecamp'en trombone Dues Blues, I Found a New Baby, Long Before I Knew You, Neckbones, Soft Winds, Tee Jay
Ray Charles trombone From the Heart, I’ve Got News for You, Mister C, Moanin’, Stompin’ Room Only, Strike Up the Band
Eddie Harris bass trombone, trombone 1974 Blues, Ambidextrous, Free at Last, How Can I Find Some Way to Tell You, How Can You Live Like That, I'd Love to Take You Home
Donald Byrd trombone Brother Isaac, I'm Tryin' to Get Home, I've Longed and Searched for My Mother, March Children, Noah, Pearly Gates
Zoot Sims trombone Black Butterfly, I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good), I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart, In a Mellow Tone, It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
David “Fathead” Newman trombone A Change Is Gonna Come, Ain't That Good News, And I Love Her, The Thirteenth Floor, Yesterday
Sammy Davis Jr. trombone Do Nothin' 'til You Hear From Me, I Got a Woman, I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues, The Lady Is a Tramp
Thad Jones trombone Ill Wind, Let's, Slipped Again, Thadrack
Pepper Adams trombone Better Git in Your Soul, Haitian Fight Song, Portrait
Frank Wess trombone Basie Ain't Here, Some Other Spring, Wess Point
Luis Magalhães trombone Nica's Tempo, Speculation
Roberta Flack trombone Compared to What, I Told Jesus
Maria Muldaur trombone I Can't Stand It, Lying Song
Herbie Hancock trombone Lil' Brother, Wiggle-Waggle
Frank Sinatra trombone Nice Work If You Can Get It, Please Be Kind
Ry Cooder trombone I Got Mine
Rahsaan Roland Kirk bass trombone Expansions
Willie B. Harris trombone Meet B. B.
Herbie Mann trombone Upa, Neguinho