Discography

String Time – Louis StewartLouis Stewart - String TimeCD – VRCD 003 – Sweden – 1990Tracklisting:

The Dolphin

Line For Lyons

Tenor Madness

Detour Ahead

My Shining Hour

Beautiful Love

Passages

Speak Low

My Funny Valentine

I’ve Never Been In Love Before

Lineup:  Louis Stewart (guitar), Terje Venaas (bass), Ole-Jacob Hansen (drums), Knut Mikalsen (guitar).

Notes:  Recorded in two portions, first half in August 1988, then in February 1990- both times in Rainbow studio with Jan-Erik Kongshaug as technician.

 

In a mellow tone - Louis StewartIn A Mellow Tone – Louis Stewart & Heiner Franz

CD – Jardis Records – JRCD 9206 – 1990

Tracklisting:

Almost A Simple Blues

Like Someone In Love

Winter Song (Louis Stewart)

I Should Care

Bluesette

Just In Time

Joy Spring

Chelsea Bridge

Lineup: Louis Stewart (guitar), Heiner Franz (guitar), Firtz Heick (bass), Thilo Berg (drums).

Notes: Recorded at Jardis-Studio, Spiesen. Recording Engineer Stefan Schoner. Produced by Louis & Heiner.

 

Joycenotes

CD – Villa – CRCD 004 – 1993

Tracklisting

Bronse Ved Gull

Gerty McDowell

Natteliv

Stephen

W.B.Murphy

Molly

Lineup: Louis Stewart (guitar), Knut Riisnaes, Nils Jansen, Roy Nicolaysen, Henryk Lysiak, Kare Garnes, Ole Jacob Hansen, Jens-Ivar Dagestad, Knut Mikalsen & Lars-Andreas Larssen.

 

Overdrive - Louis StewartOverdrive

CD – Hep – CD 2057 – 1993

Tracklisting:

All The Things You Are

(Oh) Lady Be Good

Polkadots And Moonbeams

Oleo

Yesterdays

Stomping At The Savoy

Body And Soul

Walkin’

My Shining Hour

Lineup: Louis Stewart (guitar), Ronnie Rae (bass), Tony McLennan (drums).

 

I wish on the moon - Louis StewartI Wish On The Moon

CD – Jardis Records – JRCD 200227 – 1999

Tracklisting:

I Wished On The Moon

Witchcraft

Invitation

It Could Happen To You

O Grande Amor

I’ll Take Romance

Speak Low

If I Had You

Israel

Jeannine

I Fall In Love Too Easily

Lineup:  Louis Stewart (guitar), Heiner Franz (guitar), John Goldsby (bass), Oliver Strauch (drums).

 

Street of dreams - Louis StewartStreet Of Dreams

CD- Jardis Records – JRCD 20243 – 2001

Tracklisting:

Perl’s Scope

Street Of Dreams

I Can’t Get Started

Samba D’Orpheo

Au Privave

Strollin’

Glad To Be Unhappy

Sweet Georgia Brown

Old Folks

Lineup: Louis Stewart (guitar), Heiner Franz (guitar), Robert Doehring (bass),

Oliver Strauch (drums).

 

Core Business -Louis StewartCore Business

CD – Villa Records – VRCD 006 – 2004

Tracklisting:

I Should Care

Equinox

Manhattan

Minority

For All We Know

Titmouse Blues

Everything Happens To Me

Gone With The Wind

How Deep Is The Ocean

Room 608

Can’t Get Started / You’ve Changed

Lineup:  Louis Stewart (guitar), Terje Venaas (bass)

Egil Kapstad (piano), Eyvind Olsen (drums).

 

Paradox Intervention - Louis StewartParadoxal Intervention – Louis Stewart & Knut Mikalsen

CD – Villa Records – VRCD 007 – 2005

Tracklisting:

Tres Palabras

I Didn’t Know What Time It Was

Yardbird Suite

Merlin

Last Summer

End Of A Love Affair

Autumn In New York / Don’t Know What Love Is

Indian Summer

Polkadots & Moonbeams

I’m Getting Sentimental Over You

Mi Cosa

Bumpin’

Lineup: Louis Stewart (guitar), Knut Mikalsen (guitar).

 

You've Changed - Louis StewartYou’ve Changed – Louis Stewart & The Frank Harrison Trio

CD – Desert Island Jazz Productions – DIJP00001 – 2007

You’ve Changed

How Deep Is The Ocean

Love Letters

Soul Eyes

What’s True

Like Someone In Love

The Peacocks

Lineup:  Louis (guitar), Frank Harrison (piano), Aidan O’Donnell (bass), Stephen Keogh (drums).

Notes: This is the first release on Ian McLaren’s Desert Island Jazz Productions label

Recorded in Italy.  Mastered by Andrew Tulloch.

 

WITH GEORGE SHEARING

Getting in the swing of thingsGetting In The Swing Of Things – The George Shearing Trio

LP – MPS Records – MPS 0068.253 – 1979

Lineup:  George Shearing (piano), Louis Stewart (guitar).  Ø. Pedersen (bass).

 

 

On TargetOn Target – The George Shearing Trio & Robert Farnon Orchestra

LP – MPS Records / Harmonia Mundi – MPS 15 551 – France – 1982

Tracklisting:

Fjaerilns Vingor

Last Night When We Were Young

Amaryllis

Strange Enchantment

Look At That Face

Portrait Of Jennie

Song Bird

This Is All I Ask

A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square

Notes:  Trio recorded at MPS Studios, Villingen, West Germany, September 18-21, 1979
Orchestra recorded at Music Center Sound Studios, Wembley, England, November 5 & 6, 1980.
Mixed at MPS Studios, Villingen, West Germany, November 11 & 12, 1980.

 

That Shearing SoundThat Shearing Sound – The New George Shearing Quintet

CD – Telarc – CD-83347 – 1994

Tracklisting:

East of the Sun (And West of the Moon)

I Like to Recognize the Tune

I’ll Never Smile Again

I Hear Music

Girl Talk

Autumn Serenade

Consternation

Stars in My Eyes

Strollin’

Very Early

Conception

Peace

Lullaby of Birdland

Lineup: George Shearing (piano), Louis Stewart (guitar), Steve Nelson (vibraphone), Neil Swainson (bass), Dennis Mackrel (drums).

 

Paper MoonPaper Moon – George Shearing Trio

CD – Telarc – CD-83375 – 1995

Tracklisting:

Straighten Up and Fly Right

I’m Lost

Sweet Lorraine

Nature Boy

Homeward Bound

I’m Thru With Love

It’s Only A Paper Moon

Gee Baby, Ain’t I Good to You

Lost April

Peaches

You’ve Changed

I’d Love To Make Love to You

Could Ja

I Just Can’t See for Lookin’

Lineup: George Shearing, Louis Stewart, Neil Swainson

 

TunesTunes – Louis Stewart & Jim Doherty

CD – Beechpark Records – BPRCD001 – 2013

Tracklisting:

It Could Happen To You

You Go To My Head

Broadway

I Remember You

Comme Ci, Comme Ca

This Can’t Be Love

Button Up Your Overcoat

I Surrender Dear

I Wished On The Moon

What Is There To Say

My Heart Stood Still

Two old friends get to record some of their favourite Tunes.

 

Acoustic Guitar DuetsAcoustic Guitar Duets – Louis Stewart & Martin TaylorLP – Livia Records – LRLP 7 – IRL – 1986CD – Livia Records – LRCD 7 – IRL 1986CD – Jardis Records – JRCD 1913 – GERMANY – 1986

Side one:

Pick Yourself Up

Morning Of The Carnival

Jive At Five

Coming Through The Rye

Side two:

Cherokee

Stoompin’ At The Savoy

Darn That Dream

Farewell To Erin

Notes:  Recorded at Trend Studios, Dublin, July 3rd & 8th, 1985.  Engineered by Paul Waldron.  Produced by Louis and Martin.

“Extraordinary high levels of focused, deep, creative playing… [Louis Stewart] must be considered one of the instrument’s world class players.” – Downbeat Magazine.

“Martin Taylor is one of the most awesome solo guitar players in the history of the instrument.  He’s unbelievable.” – Pat Metheny.

 

Paris - DublinParis-Dublin  Maurice Meunier, Louis Stewart, Michel Gandry

LP – Bloomdido – BL 004 – France – 1986

Tracklisting:

Marchand D’Oubli

Lover Man

Out Of Nowhere

Fascinating Rhythm

East Of The Sun

Enomis
Au Private

Moonlight In Vermont

I’m Getting Sentimental Over You

Lineup: Louis Stewart, Maurice Meunier, Michel Gandry.

 

Good NewsGood News – Louis Stewart & 4Sure

LP – Villa – VRLP 0111 – 1986

CD – Villa –            – 1989

Tracklisting:

Lester Left Town

Menina Flor

Blue

Dream Dancing

Billie’s Bounce

Firm Roots

Willow Weep For Me

Just Friends

Some Other Time

Lineup: Louis Stewart (guitar), Knut Mikalsen (guitar), Sjur Braein (piano), Sture Janson (bass) and Jens-Ivar Dagestad (drums).

 

Louis Stewart & Red Lion TrioLouis Stewart & Red Lion Trio – self titled

LP – Decibelle – DCB 3703 – France – 198?

Tracklisting:

Donna Lee

How Deep Is The Ocean

All Blues

Blue Bossa

Manha De Carnaval

All The Things You Are

Red Lion Mood

Lineup: Louis Stewart (guitar), René Goaër (piano), Pierre Michelot (bass) and Philippe Brian (drums).  Recorded at Lorient, France.

 

Len McCarthy & The Guinness Jazz All Stars – self titled

LP – Livia Records – LRLP 9 – IRL – 1988

 

Winter SongWinter Song – Louis Stewart, Heiner Franz

LP – Jardis Records – JRLP 9005 – 1990

Side one:

A Simple Blues

Someone In Love

Winter Song

I Should Care

Side two:

Bluesette

Just In Time

Joy Spring

Chelsea Bridge

 

Louis The FirstLouis The First

LP – Hawk Records – SHALP 147 – IRL – 1975

Side one:

All The Things You Are

Bluesology

Body and Soul

Send In The Clowns

Side two

O Grande Amor

Here’s That Rainy Day

Alone Together

Autumn Leaves

Lineup: Louis (guitar), Martin Walshe (bass), John Wadham (drums).

 

Baubles, Bangles and BeadsBaubles, Bangles and Beads – Louis Stewart & Peter Ind

LP- Wave – WAVE LP 12 – UK -1976

Side one:

Baubles, Bangles and Beads

Angel Eyes

Autumn Leaves

Body and Soul

Free For Two

Side two:

Lover Man

Spring Is Here

Gone With The Wind

Everything Happens To Me

Lineup: Louis (guitar), Peter Ind (bass).

 

Serious GoldSerious Gold – Ronnie Scott Quintet

LP – Pye Records – NSPL 18542 – UK – 1977

Lineup: Louis (guitar), Ronnie Scott (sax), John Taylor (piano), Ron Mathewson (bass), Martin Drew (drums).

 

 

 

Milesian Source Milesian Source (Ronnie Scott’s Presents)

LP – Pye Records – NSPL 18555 – UK – 1977

Side one:

Araby

Eveline

A Little Cloud

Two Gallants

Side two:

Bolivian Tango

Pavanne

Con Alma

Lineup: Louis (guitar), Ron Mathewson (electric & acoustic bass), Geoff Castle (keyboards), Martin Drew (drums, percussion.

 

Out On His OwnOut On His Own

LP – Livia Records – LRLP1 – IRL – 1977

CD – LRCD1

CD – Jardis – JRCD 9612

Side one:

Blue Bossa

Windows

Darn That Dream

Wave

She Moved Through The Fair

Make Someone Happy

I’m All Smiles

Side two:

Stella By Starlight

Lazy Afternoon

Invitation

I’m Old Fashioned

General Mojo’s Well Laid Plan

What’s New?

Notes:  Recorded November 1975/January 1976 at Pat Hayes Sound Studios, Bray, Co.Wicklow. Engineer Pat Hayes, Producer Gerald Davis.

 

Drums And FriendsDrums And Friends – John Wadham / Louis Stewart

LP – Livia Records – LRLP2 – IRL -1978

Side one:

Improvisation For Guitar And Drums

Lazy Afternoon

Footsteps

Side two

Clarence’s Place

Floatin’

Winter Song

Pompeiian

Lineup:  John Wadham (drums), Louis (guitar), Brian Dunning (flute) and Martin Walsh (bass)

Notes: Recorded at Pat Hayes Sound Studios, Bray and Trend Studios, Dublin. Produced by Gerald Davis.

From the sleeve notes:  This is John Wadham’s first album as leader.  Acknowledged as a drummer without equal in Ireland, his extraordinarily sensitive playing has enriched every area of music in which he has chosen to work … Many of the visiting jazz musicians with whom he has played have been greatly impressed … these have included Gerry Mulligan, Zoot Simms and Ronnie Scott …

 

I Thought About YouI Thought About You

LP – Lee Lambert Records – LAM 103 – UK – 1979

Side one:

I Thought About You

Litha

Smiling Billy

Side two:

Unit 7

November Girl

Straight, No Chaser

Lineup: Louis (guitar), John Taylor (piano), Sam Jones (bass), Billy Higgins (drums).

 

Alone TogetherAlone Together – Louis Stewart & Brian Dunning

LP – Livia Records – LRLP 5 – IRL – 1979

CD – Livia Records – LRCD 5 IRL – 1995

Side one:

There Will Never Be Another You

Windows

Definitely Doctored (Stewart/Dunning)

Inner Urge

Side two:

Isreal

Alone Together

Triste

Donna Lee

Lineup: Louis (guitar) and Brian Dunning (flute).

Recorded Live at Dublin’s Peacock Theatre.

 

Yesterdays

Yesterdays – The Jazz Phantoms with quest Louis Stewart

LP – Philips Records – 6392 029 – 1979

Side one:

Blue Skies

Novage

Limehouse Blues

Softly In The Morning Sunrise

I’m Confessing

Caravan

Side two:

Dark Eyes

Honeysuckle Rose

Try A Little Tenderness

This Can’t Be Love

Lady Is A Tramp

Yesterdays

Notes: The Jazz Phantoms are Alan Kelly (rhythm guitar & vocals), Philippe Godard (contro bass) and Patrick Collins (violin)

Contact: Beechpark Records, Kilteel Road, Rathcoole, Dublin D24 WP26, Ireland. Email: info@beechpark.com