Discography for the American jazz record label Impulse! Records. Original releases had the A- prefix for the mono release and AS- for the stereo.


Original series

Catalog number Artist Title
A-1 J. J. Johnson & Kai Winding The Great Kai & J. J.
A-2 Ray Charles Genius + Soul = Jazz
A-3 Kai Winding The Incredible Kai Winding Trombones
A-4 Gil Evans Out of the Cool
A-5 Oliver Nelson The Blues and the Abstract Truth
A-6 John Coltrane Africa/Brass
A-7 Art Blakey Art Blakey!!!!! Jazz Messengers!!!!!
A-8 Max Roach Percussion Bitter Sweet
A-9 Gil Evans Into the Hot
A-10 John Coltrane Live! at the Village Vanguard
A-11 Quincy Jones The Quintessence
A-12 Benny Carter Further Definitions
A-13 Curtis Fuller Soul Trombone
A-14 Milt Jackson Statements
A-15 Count Basie Count Basie and the Kansas City 7
A-16 Max Roach It's Time
A-17 Jackie Paris The Song Is Paris
A-18 McCoy Tyner Inception
A-19 Manny Albam Jazz Goes to the Movies
A-20 Shelly Manne 2-3-4
A-21 John Coltrane Coltrane
A-22 Curtis Fuller Cabin in the Sky
A-23 Roy Haynes Out of the Afternoon
A-24 Michael Brown Alarums and Excursions
A-25 Oscar Brand Morality
A-26 Duke Ellington Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins
A-27 Freddie Hubbard The Artistry of Freddie Hubbard
A-28 Coleman Hawkins Desafinado
A-29 Chico Hamilton Passin' Thru
A-30 John Coltrane & Duke Ellington Duke Ellington & John Coltrane
A-31 George Wein George Wein & the Newport All-Stars
A-32 John Coltrane Ballads
A-33 McCoy Tyner Reaching Fourth
A-34 Coleman Hawkins Today and Now
A-35 Charles Mingus The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady
A-36 Various Artists Americans in Europe Vol. 1
A-37 Americans in Europe Vol. 2
A-38 Freddie Hubbard The Body & the Soul
A-39 McCoy Tyner Nights of Ballads & Blues
A-40 John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman
A-41 Paul Gonsalves Cleopatra Feelin' Jazzy
A-42 John Coltrane Impressions
A-43 Sonny Stitt Now!
A-44 Beverly Jenkins Gordon Jenkins Presents My Wife the Blues Singer
A-45 Art Blakey A Jazz Message
A-46 Gary McFarland Point of Departure
A-47 Gloria Coleman Soul Sisters
A-48 McCoy Tyner Live at Newport
A-49 Elvin Jones & Jimmy Garrison Illumination!
A-50 John Coltrane Live at Birdland
A-51 Shirley Scott For Members Only
A-52 Sonny Stitt & Paul Gonsalves Salt and Pepper
A-53 Freda Payne After the Lights Go Down Low and Much More!!!
A-54 Charles Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus
A-55 Paul Gonsalves Tell It the Way It Is!
A-56 Yusef Lateef Jazz 'Round the World
A-57 Johnny Hartman I Just Dropped By to Say Hello
A-58 Terry Gibbs Take It from Me
A-59 Chico Hamilton Man from Two Worlds
A-60 Charles Mingus Mingus Plays Piano
A-61 Johnny Hodges Everybody Knows Johnny Hodges
A-62 Lorez Alexandria Alexandria the Great
A-63 McCoy Tyner Today and Tomorrow
A-64 Clark Terry The Happy Horns of Clark Terry
A-65 Ben Webster See You at the Fair
A-66 John Coltrane Crescent
A-67 Shirley Scott Great Scott!!
A-68 J. J. Johnson Proof Positive
A-69 Yusef Lateef Live at Pep's
A-70 Milt Jackson Jazz 'n' Samba
A-71 Archie Shepp Four for Trane
A-72 Billy Taylor & Quincy Jones My Fair Lady Loves Jazz
A-73 Shirley Scott Everybody Loves a Lover
A-74 Johnny Hartman The Voice That Is!
A-75 Oliver Nelson More Blues and the Abstract Truth
A-76 Lorez Alexandria More of the Great Lorez Alexandria
A-77 John Coltrane A Love Supreme
A-78 Lionel Hampton You Better Know It!!!
A-79 McCoy Tyner McCoy Tyner Plays Ellington
A-80 The Russian Jazz Quartet Happiness
A-81 Shirley Scott Queen of the Organ
A-82 Chico Hamilton Chic Chic Chico
A-83 Lambert, Hendricks & Ross Sing a Song of Basie
A-84 Yusef Lateef 1984
A-85 John Coltrane The John Coltrane Quartet Plays
A-86 Archie Shepp Fire Music
A-87 Coleman Hawkins Wrapped Tight
A-88 Elvin Jones Dear John C.
A-89 Lawrence Brown Inspired Abandon
A-90 Various Artists The New Wave in Jazz
A-91 Sonny Rollins Sonny Rollins on Impulse!
A-92 Yusef Lateef Psychicemotus
A-93 Shirley Scott Latin Shadows
A-94 John Coltrane & Archie Shepp New Thing at Newport
A-95 John Coltrane Ascension 1
A-95 John Coltrane Ascension 2
A-96 Pee Wee Russell & Marshall Brown Ask Me Now!
A-97 Archie Shepp On This Night
A-98 Dannie Richmond "In" Jazz for the Culture Set
A-99 Various Artists Definitive Jazz Scene 1
A-100 Various Artists Definitive Jazz Scene 2
A-1972 Various Artists Irrepressible Impulses
A-9101 Various Artists Definitive Jazz Scene 3
A-9102 Chico Hamilton El Chico
A-9103 John Lee Hooker It Serve You Right to Suffer
A-9104 Gary McFarland & Clark Terry Tijuana Jazz
A-9105 Gábor Szabó Gypsy '66
A-9106 John Coltrane Kulu Se Mama
A-9107 Louis Bellson Thunderbird
A-9108 Earl Hines Once Upon a Time
A-9109 Shirley Scott On a Clear Day
A-9110 John Coltrane Meditations
A-9111 Sonny Rollins Alfie
A-9112 Gary McFarland Profiles
A-9113 Oliver Nelson Oliver Nelson Plays Michelle
A-9114 Chico Hamilton The Further Adventures of El Chico
A-9115 Stanley Turrentine Let It Go
A-9116 Benny Carter Additions to Further Definitions
A-9117 Yusef Lateef A Flat, G Flat and C
A-9118 Archie Shepp Archie Shepp Live in San Francisco
A-9119 Shirley Scott Roll 'Em: Shirley Scott Plays the Big Bands
A-9120 John Coltrane Expression
A-9121 Sonny Rollins East Broadway Run Down
A-9122 Gary McFarland & Gábor Szabó Simpático
A-9123 Gábor Szabó Spellbinder
A-9124 John Coltrane Live at the Village Vanguard Again!
A-9125 Yusef Lateef The Golden Flute
A-9126 Roswell Rudd Everywhere
A-9127 Clark Terry & Chico O'Farrill Spanish Rice
A-9128 Gábor Szabó Jazz Raga
A-9129 Oliver Nelson Sound Pieces
A-9130 Chico Hamilton The Dealer
A-9131 Zoot Sims Waiting Game
A-9132 Hank Jones & Oliver Nelson Happenings
A-9133 Shirley Scott & Clark Terry Soul Duo
A-9134 Archie Shepp Mama Too Tight
A-9135 Chico O'Farrill Nine Flags
A-9136 Gary McFarland & Steve Kuhn The October Suite
A-9137 Pee Wee Russell & Henry "Red" Allen The College Concert
A-9138 Pharoah Sanders Tauhid
A-9139 Marion Brown Three for Shepp
A-9140 John Coltrane Om
A-9141 Shirley Scott Girl Talk
A-9142 Mal Waldron Sweet Love, Bitter (Soundtrack)
A-9143 Phil Woods Greek Cooking
A-9144 Oliver Nelson The Kennedy Dream
A-9145 Various Artists Intercollegiate Music Festival 1
A-9146 Gábor Szabó The Sorcerer
A-9147 Pee Wee Russell & Oliver Nelson The Spirit of '67
A-9148 John Coltrane Cosmic Music
A-9149 Dizzy Gillespie Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac
A-9150 Jazzbo Collins A Lovely Bunch of Jazzbo Collins and the Bandidos
A-9151 Gábor Szabó Wind, Sky and Diamonds
A-9152 Mel Brown Chicken Fat
A-9153 Oliver Nelson Live from Los Angeles
A-9154 Archie Shepp The Magic of Ju-Ju
A-9155 Albert Ayler Albert Ayler in Greenwich Village
A-9156 Alice Coltrane A Monastic Trio
A-9157 Clark Terry It's What's Happenin'
A-9158 Rolf Kühn & Joachim Kühn Impressions of New York
A-9159 Gábor Szabó and Bob Thiele Light My Fire
A-9160 Elvin Jones & Richard Davis Heavy Sounds
A-9161 John Coltrane Selflessness: Featuring My Favorite Things
A-9162 Archie Shepp Three for a Quarter, One for a Dime
A-9163 Tom Scott The Honeysuckle Breeze
A-9164 Bill Plummer and the Cosmic Brotherhood Bill Plummer and the Cosmic Brotherhood
A-9165 Albert Ayler Love Cry
A-9166 Emil Richards Journey to Bliss
A-9167 Gábor Szabó More Sorcery
A-9168 Oliver Nelson & Steve Allen Soulful Brass
A-9169 Mel Brown The Wizard
A-9170 Archie Shepp The Way Ahead
A-9171 Tom Scott Rural Still Life
A-9172 Various Artists Irrepressible Impulses
A-9173 Gábor Szabó Best Of
A-9174 Chico Hamilton Best Of
A-9175 Albert Ayler New Grass
A-9176 Ahmad Jamal At the Top - Poinciana Revisited
A-9178 Ornette Coleman Ornette at 12
A-9180 Mel Brown Blues for We
A-9181 Pharoah Sanders Karma
A-9182 Emil Richards Spirit of 1976
A-9183 Charlie Haden Liberation Music Orchestra
A-9184 Dave MacKay & Vicky Hamilton Dave MacKay and Vicky Hamilton
A-9185 Alice Coltrane Huntington Ashram Monastery
A-9186 Mel Brown I'd Rather Suck My Thumb
A-9187 Ornette Coleman Crisis
A-9188 Archie Shepp For Losers
A-9189 Milt Jackson That's the Way It Is
A-9190 Pharoah Sanders Jewels of Thought
A-9191 Albert Ayler Music Is the Healing Force of the Universe
A-9192 Buddy Montgomery This Rather Than That
A-9193 Jackson & Ray Brown Memphis Jackson
A-9194 Ahmad Jamal The Awakening
A-9195 John Coltrane Transition
A-9196 Alice Coltrane Ptah, the El Daoud
A-9197 Clifford Coulter East Side San Jose
A-9198 Dave MacKay & Vicky Hamilton Rainbow
A-9199 Pharoah Sanders Deaf Dumb Blind (Summun Bukmun Umyun)
A-9200 John Coltrane His Greatest Years 1
A-9202 John Coltrane Live in Seattle
A-9203 Alice Coltrane Journey in Satchidananda
A-9204 Gábor Szabó His Great Hits
A-9205 Genesis Trespass
A-9206 Pharoah Sanders Thembi
A-9207 Howard Roberts Antelope Freeway
A-9208 Albert Ayler The Last Album
A-9209 Mel Brown Mel Brown's Fifth
A-9210 Alice Coltrane Universal Consciousness
A-9211 John Coltrane Sun Ship
A-9212 Archie Shepp Things Have Got to Change
A-9213 Chico Hamilton His Great Hits
A-9214 John Klemmer Constant Throb
A-9215 Michael White Spirit Dance
A-9216 Clifford Coulter Do It Now!
A-9217 Ahmad Jamal Freeflight
A-9218 Alice Coltrane World Galaxy
A-9219 Pharoah Sanders Black Unity
A-9220 John Klemmer Waterfalls
A-9221 Michael White Pneuma
A-9222 Archie Shepp Attica Blues
A-9223 John Coltrane His Greatest Years 2
A-9224 Alice Coltrane Lord of Lords
A-9225 Alice Coltrane John Coltrane: Infinity
A-9226 Ahmad Jamal Outertimeinnerspace
A-9227 Pharoah Sanders Live at the East
A-9228 Various Artists Impulse Energy Essentials
A-9229 Pharoah Sanders Best Of
A-9230 Milt Jackson Quintet featuring Ray Brown Just the Way It Had to Be
A-9231 Archie Shepp The Cry of My People
A-9232 Alice Coltrane Reflection on Creation and Space
A-9233 Pharoah Sanders Wisdom Through Music
A-9234 Charles Mingus Reevaluation: The Impulse Years
A-9235 McCoy Tyner Reevaluation: The Impulse Years
A-9236 Sonny Rollins Reevaluation: The Impulse Years
A-9237 Freddie Hubbard Reevaluation: The Impulse Years
A-9238 Ahmad Jamal Tranquility
A-9239 Sun Ra Atlantis
A-9240 Keith Jarrett Fort Yawuh
A-9241 Michael White The Land of Spirit and Light
A-9242 Sun Ra The Nubians of Plutonia
A-9243 Sun Ra The Magic City
A-9244 John Klemmer Intensity
A-9245 Sun Ra Angels and Demons at Play
A-9246 John Coltrane Live in Japan
A-9247 Gary Saracho En Medio
A-9248 Gato Barbieri Chapter One: Latin America
A-9249 Mel Brown Big Foot Country Girl
A-9250 Dewey Redman The Ear of the Behearer
A-9251 Sam Rivers Streams
A-9252 Marion Brown Geechee Recollections
A-9253 Various Artists The Saxophone
A-9254 Pharoah Sanders Village of the Pharoahs
A-9255 Sun Ra Astro Black
A-9256 Duke Ellington Reevaluation: The Impulse Years
A-9257 Albert Ayler Reevaluation: The Impulse Years
A-9258 Coleman Hawkins Reevaluation: The Impulse Years
A-9259 Yusef Lateef Reevaluation: The Impulse Years
A-9260 Ahmad Jamal Reevaluation: The Impulse Years
A-9261 Pharoah Sanders Elevation
A-9262 Archie Shepp Kwanza
A-9263 Gato Barbieri Chapter Two: Hasta Siempre
A-9264 Various Artists Impulse Artists on Tour
A-9265 Sun Ra Jazz In Silhouette
A-9266 Various Artists Impulsively
A-9267 Various Artists No Energy Crisis
A-9268 Michael White Father Music, Mother Dance
A-9269 John Klemmer Magic and Movement
A-9270 Sun Ra Fate in a Pleasant Mood
A-9271 Sun Ra Supersonic Sounds
A-9272 Various Artists The Drums
A-9273 John Coltrane The Africa/Brass Sessions, Volume 2
A-9274 Keith Jarrett Treasure Island
A-9275 Marion Brown Sweet Earth Flying
A-9276 Sun Ra Bad and Beautiful
A-9277 John Coltrane Interstellar Space
A-9278 John Coltrane His Greatest Years 3
A-9279 Gato Barbieri Chapter Three: Viva Emiliano Zapata
A-9280 Pharoah Sanders Love in Us All
A-9281 Michael White Go with the Flow
A-9282 Milt Jackson The Impulse Years
A-9283 Elvin Jones The Impulse Years
A-9284 Various Artists The Bass
A-9285 Various Artists Ellingtonia 2
A-9286 Sam Rivers Crystals
A-9287 Sun Ra Night of the Purple Moon (not released)
A-9288 Sun Ra Sun Ra and his Solar Arkestra Visits Planet Earth (not released)
A-9289 Sun Ra My Brother, the Wind (not released)
A-9290 Sun Ra Sound Sun Pleasure!! (not released)
A-9291 Sun Ra Cosmic Tones for Mental Therapy (not released)
A-9292 Sun Ra We Travel the Space Ways (not released)
A-9293 Sun Ra Other Planes of There (not released)
A-9294 Sun Ra Art Forms of Dimensions Tomorrow (not released)
A-9295 Sun Ra Monorails and Satellites (not released)
A-9296 Sun Ra Cymbals (not released)
A-9297 Sun Ra Crystal Spears (not released)
A-9298 Sun Ra Pathways to Unknown Worlds
A-9299 Howard Roberts Equinox Express Elevator
A-9300 Dewey Redman Coincide
A-9301 Keith Jarrett Death and the Flower
A-9302 Sam Rivers Hues
A-9303 Gato Barbieri Chapter Four: Alive in New York
A-9304 Marion Brown Vista
A-9305 Keith Jarrett Backhand
A-9306 John Coltrane The Gentle Side of John Coltrane
A-9307 Lucky Thompson Dancing Sunbeam
A-9308 Brass Fever Brass Fever
A-9310 Yusef Lateef Club Date
A-9311 Gloria Lynne I Don't Know How to Love Him
A-9312 Sonny Criss Warm and Sonny
A-9313 Jimmy Ponder Illusions
A-9314 John Handy Hard Work
A-9315 Keith Jarrett Mysteries
A-9316 Sam Rivers Sizzle
A-9317 Bobby Blue Bland & B.B. King Bobby Bland and B.B. King Together Again...Live
A-9318 Wade Marcus Metamorphosis
A-9319 Brass Fever Time Is Running Out
A-9321 Betty Carter What a Little Moonlight Can Do
A-9322 Keith Jarrett Shades
A-9324 John Handy Carnival
A-9325 John Coltrane The Other Village Vanguard Tapes 11/61
A-9326 Sonny Criss The Joy of Sax
A-9327 Jimmy Ponder White Room
A-9328 Blue Mitchell African Violet
A-9329 Les McCann Music Lets Me Be
A-9330 Grady Tate Master Grady Tate
A-9331 Keith Jarrett Byablue
A-9332 John Coltrane First Meditations
A-9333 Les McCann Live at the Roxy
A-9334 Keith Jarrett Bop-Be
A-9335 Oliver Nelson Three Dimensions
A-9336 Albert Ayler The Village Concerts
A-9337 Kenny Dorham / Sonny Criss The Bopmasters
A-9338 McCoy Tyner The Early Trios
A-9339 Various Artists The New Breed
A-9340 Gil Evans & Gary McFarland The Great Arrangers
A-9341 Shirley Scott The Great Live Sessions
A-9342 Quincy Jones The Quintessential Charts
A-9343 Hugh Masekela The African Connection
A-9345 John Coltrane The Mastery of John Coltrane, Vol. 1: Feelin' Good
A-9346 The Mastery of John Coltrane, Vol. 2: To the Beat of a Different Drum
A-9347 Blue Mitchell Summer Soft
A-9348 Keith Jarrett Best Of
A-9349 Sonny Rollins There Will Never Be Another You
A-9350 Duke Ellington The Great Tenor Encounters
A-9351 Count Basie Retrospective Sessions
A-9352 Sam Rivers The Trio Sessions
A-9353 Yusef Lateef The Live Session
A-9354 Tom Scott / John Klemmer / Gato Barbieri Foundations
A-9356 Paul Horn Plenty of Horn
A-9357 Archie Shepp Further Fire Music
A-9359 Pee Wee Russell Salute to Newport
A-9360 John Coltrane The Mastery of John Coltrane, Vol. 3: Jupiter Variation
A-9361 John Coltrane The Mastery of John Coltrane, Vol. 4: Trane's Modes


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Henry Butler[edit]

Michael Brecker[edit]

Alice Coltrane[edit]

Jack DeJohnette[edit]

Donald Harrison[edit]

Henry Johnson[edit]

Diana Krall[edit]


Russell Malone[edit]

Andrea Motis[edit]

Danilo Pérez[edit]

Eric Reed[edit]

Horace Silver[edit]

Sons of Kemet[edit]

Greg Tardy[edit]

The Comet Is Coming[edit]

Shabaka Hutchings[edit]

McCoy Tyner[edit]

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