Charles McCracken

cello, strings, viola, bass

Top collaborators

Artist name Roles Recordings
Wes Montgomery
Bob James (US jazz keyboardist, arranger and producer)
Grover Washington, Jr.
Phil Woods
Hubert Laws

Work on other artists' recordings

Artist name Roles Recordings
Wes Montgomery cello A Day in the Life, A Quiet Thing, All the Way, Angel, Baubles, Bangles and Beads, Bumpin' on Sunset, Bumpin’, California Nights, Con Alma, Eleanor Rigby, God Bless the Child, Green Leaves of Summer, Greensleeves, Here’s That Rainy Day, In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning, Insensatez (How Insensitive), Just Walkin’, Little Child (Daddy Dear), Mi Cosa, Midnight Mood, Musty, My One and Only Love, My Romance, Prelude to a Kiss, Pretty Blue (take 1), Pretty Blue (take 2), Road Song, Somewhere, Tear It Down, Tequila, The Big Hurt, The Girl Next Door, The Joker, The Shadow of Your Smile, Trust in Me, Tune Up (take 2), Tune Up (take 4), Tune Up (take 5), Watch What Happens, What the World Needs Now Is Love, When a Man Loves a Woman, Where Have All the Flowers Gone, Willow Weep for Me, Windy, Wives and Lovers
Bob James cello Angela Theme (Theme From "Taxi"), Caribbean Nights, El Verano, Feel Like Making Love, Heads, I Want to Thank You (Very Much), I'm in You, In the Garden, Jamaica Farewell, Nautilus, Night Crawler, Night on Bald Mountain, Nights Are Forever Without You, One Loving Night, One Mint Julep, Pure Imagination, Soulero, Storm King, Sun Runner, Tappan Zee, Touchdown, Treasure Island, Valley of the Shadows, We're All Alone, Westchester Lady, Where The Wind Blows Free, Women of Ireland, You Are So Beautiful
Grover Washington, Jr. cello Ain't No Sunshine / theme From "Man and Boy" ("Better Days"), Aubrey, Black Frost, Don't Explain, Earth Tones, Easy Living/Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do, Georgia on My Mind, I Loves You Porgy, Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler), Masterpiece, Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology), Mister Magic, Passion Flower, Taurian Matador, Trouble Man, Until It's Time for You to Go, You Are the Sunshine of My Life
Phil Woods cello Come Out With Me, Fill the Woods With Laugther, Flowers, Guess What, Here's That Rainy Day, How Can I Be Sure?, I'm All Smiles, Love Song for a Dead Che, Round Trip, Solitude, This Is All I Ask
Hubert Laws cello, strings Ashanti, Forlane, Guatemala Connection, La Jean, Love Is Blue/Sing a Rainbow, Motherless Child, Romeo and Juliet, Tryin' to Get the Feeling Again, Undecided, What Are We Gonna Do, Wildflower
Maynard Ferguson cello, strings Conquistador, Gonna Fly Now, Invitation, Mister Mellow, Pagliacci, Primal Scream, Soar Like An Eagle, Swamp, The Cheshire Cat Walk, The Fly, Theme From Star Trek
Nat Adderley cello By the Time I Get to Phoenix, Denise, Early Chanson, Early Minor, Electric Eel, Halftime, Hang on In, My Son, New Orleans, You, Baby
Johnny Griffin cello Detour Ahead, Don't Explain, Gloomy Sunday, God Bless the Child, Good Morning Heartache, Left Alone, No More, That Old Devil Called Love, Travelin' Light, White Gardenia
Freddie Hubbard cello, strings Betcha by Golly, Wow, Dream Weaver, Feelings, Neo Terra (New Land), People Make the World Go Round, Polar AC, Rock Me Arms, Touch Me Baby, Windjammer
Gato Barbieri strings Adios, Part I, Adios, Part II, Behind the Rain, Don't Cry Rochelle, Europa, Fiesta, Fireflies, I Want You, Los Desperados
Charles Mingus cello Adagio ma non troppo, Bemoanable Lady, Don't Be Afraid, the Clown's Afraid Too, Half-Mast Inhibition, Hobo Ho, Mingus Fingus No. 2, The Chill of Death, The I of Hurricane Sue, The Shoes of the Fisherman's Wife Are Some Jive Ass Slippers
Milt Jackson cello Alone Together, For Someone I Love, Makin' Whoopee, People Make the World Go Round, SKJ, Sunflower, The Cylinder, What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life
Patti Austin cello Give It Time, In My Life, More Today Than Yesterday, Say You Love Me, There Is No Time, This Side of Heaven, What's at the End of a Rainbow, You Don't Have to Say You're Sorry
Harold Vick strings A Touch of Your Love, After the Dance, Blue In The Face, Ghetto Fantasy, I Go to Rio, In My Life, Things Ain't Right, You Are Everything
George Benson cello Cast Your Fate to the Wind, Em, Hold on, I'm Comin', One Rock Don't Make No Boulder, Shell of a Man, Siberian Workout, Theme From Good King Bad
Art Farmer cello Blue Bossa, Blue in Green, Goodbye Pork Pie Hat, Maiden Voyage, Naima, Nica's Dream, Ruby My Dear
Rahsaan Roland Kirk strings A Flower Is a Lovesome Thing, Black Mystery Has Been Revealed, Hot Cha, I Waited for You, IX Love, Lady's Blues, Quintessence
Roberta Flack cello Angelitos Negros, Ballad of the Sad Young Men, Hey, That’s No Way to Say Goodbye, I Told Jesus, Our Ages or Our Heart, The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
Eric Gale cello Derabbit, East End, West End, Ginseng Woman, Red Ground, Sara Smile, She Is My Lady
Ron Carter cello A Quiet Place, El Ojo de Dios, Good Time, N.O. Blues, Someday My Prince Will Come, Song for You
Esther Phillips cello Baby, I'm for Real, From a Whisper to a Scream, Home Is Where the Hatred Is, That's All Right With Me, To Lay Down Beside You
Blood, Sweat & Tears cello I Can’t Quit Her, I Love You More Than You’ll Ever Know, Overture, So Much Love / Underture, The Modern Adventure of Plato, Diogenes and Freud
Jimmy Raney cello Finale:Presto, Hommage to Bartok, Misicale on Main Street, Pari Passu, Suite for Guitar Quintet
Michael Franks strings Lifeline, Living on the Inside, Sanpaku, Tiger in the Rain, Underneath the Apple Tree
Metal Militia cello Disillusioned, Emancipation Blues, Freedom Dance, Message, There's a Yearning
Shirley Scott cello Feeling Good, Latin Shadows, Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps (Quizas, Quizas, Quizas), Soul Sauce, Who Can I Turn To? (When Nobody Needs Me)
Steve Beltran cello Caribe, Sue Ann, The Girl From Ipanema, Tide
Stanley Turrentine cello I Haven't Got Anything Better to Do, I Told Jesus, Salt Song, Storm
Cal Tjader cello Borneo, Cherry Blossoms, China Nights, Tokyo Blues
Morgana King strings As Long as He Will Stay, Jennifer Had, Like a Seed, You Are the Sunshine of My Life
Chet Baker cello El Morro, Love for Sale, Un poco loco, You Can't Go Home Again
James Moody cello Feeling Low, Gone Are the Days, You Got to Pay
Fuse One strings Friendship, Sunshine Lady, Waterside
Samantha Nelson cello '71, I Know, You Know, Regina
Diane Schuur strings I'll Close My Eyes, Teach Me Tonight, The Very Thought of You
Fastway bass Heft, If You Could See
Janis Ian cello Aftertones, Hymn
Jan Akkerman cello Javeh, Lammy
Jackie Paris cello If Love Is Good to Me, Jenny
Oliver Nelson cello There's A Yearnin'
Don Sebesky cello Vocalise
Herbie Mann strings Eli Eli
Julie Ruggaard viola One I Could Have Loved (Theme From 13)
Jaco Pastorius cello Kuru / Speak Like a Child
Harry Belafonte cello How Green Was My Valley