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Discography as a leader


2024 Joris Teepe - The American Dream Today


Joris Teepe – acoustic & electric bass
Matt Wilson – drums
Leo Genovese – piano & rhodes
Adam Kolker – bass clarinet, flute, tenor & soprano sax
Marc Mommaas – tenor & soprano sax
Ian Cleaver – trumpet & flugelhorn

Label: Planet Arts Catalog # is: 302339
Available online and on vinyl.
All music composed and arranged for sextet by Joris Teepe.

Side A (The Hague Suite)
1. Shoeshine
2. Fake News
3. The American Dream
4. Dutch Painting “Landscape With Clouds”
5. My Car Is Bigger Than Yours

Side B (BIM Suite)
6. The One Percent
7. Polarization
8. Music Is The Answer
9. Today’s Dream
10. The Deadline


2024 Steve Nelson - Joris Teepe - Eric Ineke - A Common language

2 CD set


  • Steve Nelson - vibraphone
  • Joris Teepe - bass
  • Eric Ineke - drums

Label: Daybreak - a division of Timeless Records DBTR 802/3


2023 Joris Teepe & Rob van Bavel - Dutch Connection

Line up: Rob van Bavel (piano), Joris Teepe (contrabass)
Album Title: Dutch Connection, Label: The Uploaders
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Dutch Connection is now also available on Vinyl


1. A Summer’s Day (Rob van Bavel)
2. The Left Side (Joris Teepe)
3. Nascimento (Barry Harris)
4. In April (Rob van Bavel)
5. Con Edison (Joris Teepe)
6. I’m Oldfashioned (Jerom Kern, arr. Joris Teepe)
7. Joriscope (Joris Teepe)
8. Malcolm’s Minuet (Rob van Bavel)
9. Workaholic (Joris Teepe)
10. Remember The Time (Rob van Bavel)
11. Steepian Faith (Kenny Kirkland)
12. Take The A Train (Billy Strayhorn, arr. Joris Teepe)
13. Little Felix (Joris Teepe)
14. Star Eyes (arr. Joris Teepe)
15. Suspone (Mike Stern)
16. Chemistry (Joris Teepe)


2021 Joris Teepe & Don Braden - Chemistry

See this album on bandcamp

2021 "Chemistry”
Label Creative Perspective Music

Don Braden (sax)
Joris Teepe (bass)
Star drummer Jeff Tain Watts & legendary drummer Louis Hayes


  1. Steepian Faith (Kenny Kirkland)
  2. One Finger Snap (Herbie Hancock)
  3. Steps (Don Braden)
  4. Song for my Father (Horace Silver, arr. Joris Teepe)
  5. Morning (Don Braden)
  6. The Optimist (Joris Teepe)
  7. Dizzy’s Business (Ernie Wilkins)
  8. Unit Seven (Sam Jones, arr. Joris Teepe)

2021 When Will The Blues Leave

2021 ENGELS-TEEPE-HERMAN - When Will The Blues Leave

John Engels (drums)
Joris Teepe (bass)
Benjamin Herman (saxophone)


  1. Sonny Boy
  2. Fried Bananas
  3. The Peacocks
  4. When Will The Blues Leave
  5. I Found A New Baby
  6. Moose The Mooche
  7. Bittersweet
  8. Time Was

2020 "In The Spirit of Herbie Hancock”

Don Braden-Joris Teepe Quartet - "In The Spirit of Herbie Hancock”
Label O.A.P. Records
Don Braden (sax)
Joris Teepe (bass)
Rob van Bavel (piano)
Owen Hart Jr (drums)


  1. Maiden Voyage (Hancock, arr. Braden)
  2. Watermelon Man (Hancock, arr. Teepe)
  3. Actual Proof (Hancock, arr. Teepe)
  4. Speak Like a Child (Hancock, arr. Teepe)
  5. The Ingenious Catalyst (Braden)
  6. Role Model (Teepe)
  7. Butterfly (Hancock)
  8. Driftin (Hancock, arr Teepe)
  9. Yesterdays (Kern)

2019 Churnchetz-Teepe-Hart "The Brooklyn Sessions"

Label Jazztribes
Marco Churnchetz (piano)
Joris Teepe (bass)
“Jabali” Billy Hart (drums)


2018 In The Spirit of Rashied Ali

John Betsch (drums)
Wayne Escoffery (tenor sax)
Johannes Enders (tenor sax)
Michael moore (alto sax)
Freddie Bryant (guitar)
Joris Teepe (bass)


2017 Conversations

Featuring Joris on bass, and Don on tenor sax and flute with:
Gene Jackson on drums
Matt Wilson on drums

1. Humpty Dumpty (Chick Corea)
2. Three Card Molly (Elvin Jones)
3. Goodbye Porkpie Hat (Charles Mingus)
4. Eddieish (Don Braden)
5. This is New (Ira Gershwin and Kurt Weill)
6. Footprints (Wayne Shorter)
7. Stolen Time (Matt Wilson)
8. It’s You or No One (Jule Styne and Sammy Cahn)
9. Our Love is Here to Stay (George Gershwin)
10. We Take No Prisoners (Joris Teepe)


2015 Evidence

“Intercontinental Jazz Trio”, co-lead group by all three members

Tim Armacost (saxophone), Shingo Okudaira (drums)

1. On Green Dolphin Street
2. Don't Know Yet
3. Maconde
4. Slowly Slowly
5. Flight 643
6. Locomotive
7. Tenor Vibe
8. Inventions in Maine


2014 Workaholic

Josh Evans (trumpet), Adam Kolker (tenor saxophone, bass clarinet), Jon Davis (piano, electric piano), Mike Clark (drums)

1. The New Yorker
2. Matthews Avenue
3. The Smell of Money
4. Spiders Web
5. Con Edison
6. Song for Karin
7. Prospect Circle
8. Workaholic


2012 A Beautiful Friendship

New York Comes To Groningen vol. 2
JD Walter (vocals), Don Braden (tenor saxophone), Alex Sipiagin (trumpet), Robin Eubanks (trombone), Freddie Bryant (guitar), David Berkman (piano), Gene Jackson (drums on track 6), Ralph Peterson (drums on track 1,3,4,5,7)

1. Higher Ground
2. Organized Crime
3. Little Felix
4. Hoping You'll Be There
5. Small Fire, Big Flames
6. A Beautiful Friendship
7. Little Dancer
8. Polka Dots & Moonbeams


2009 We Take No Prisoners

Joris Teepe Big Band
Gene Jackson (drums), Jon Davis (piano), Bruce Arnold (guitar) Mark Gross, Craig Bailey, Peter Brainin, Don Braden, Stacy Dillard & Jason Marshall (saxes, flutes and clarinets), Noah Bless, Dion Tucker, Stafford Hunter and Earl McTyre (trombones) Michael Philip Mossman, Vitaly Golovnev, Josh Evans, John Eckert (trumpets) Special guest: Rashied Ali (drums)

1. Flight 643
2. We Take No Prisoners
3. Peace on Earth
4. Almost Lucky
5. It is Peculiar
6. The Princess and the Monster


2004 Going Dutch

Randy Brecker (trumpet), Don Braden (saxophone), George Colligan (piano), and Gene Jackson (drums)
Twinz Records

1. The Princess & the Monster
2. Footprints
3. Nanananana
4. The Healing
5. Inventions in Maine
6. Going Dutch
7. Syeeda's Song Flute
8. Win Win Situation
9. Bonus Track (Video Clip)


2004 - Don Braden - Brotherhood

Recorded in Moscow and released in 2004, featuring:

  • Lev Kushnir
  • Joris Teepe
  • Eugene Riaboj

2003 Jazz In Jazz Out

Joris Teepe & the New York Comes to Groningen Ensemble
Brian Lynch (trumpet), Conrad Herwig (trombone), Don Braden (saxophone), Dena DeRose (piano & vocals), David Berkman (piano), Ron Jackson (guitar), Ralph Peterson (drums)
Special CD sponsored by the Hanze University Groningen NNC 5908

1. New York Comes To Groningen
2. Keep it Simple
3. Father time
4. Blood Count
5. Further Arrivals
6. I'm Old Fashioned
7. Take The Coltrane
8. Mitote
9. All My Tomorrows
10. Racer X
11. Reprise: New York Comes to Groningen
12. Meet the artist (video)


2000 For Adults Only

Chris Potter (sx), Don Braden (sx), David Hazeltine (p), Bruce Cox (dr)
Arkadia Records Postcards, Recorded Live in New York

1. Chelsea Bridge
2. Introduction
3. Five Bears
4. Second Avenue Story
5. I Do It For Your Love
6. Introduction
7. Blues For Claudia
8. Brother Braden
9. For Adults Only
10. You Don't Know What Love Is
11. Up Jumped Spring


1999 Firm Roots

Don Braden (saxophone), Renato Chicco (piano) Steve Altenberg (drums)
Via Records CD 9920792

1. The Vail Jumpers
2. My Funny Valentine
3. Firm Roots
4. Impressions Of Summer
5. Garota Do Sul
6. (There Is) No Greater Love
7. Trapezius
8. Fried Roots
9. Mr. P.C.


1998 Seven Days a Week

Randy Brecker (trumpet), Chris Potter (saxophone, bassclarinet), Kevin Hays (piano, synth), James Williams (piano), Tony Reedus (drums)
Via Records CD 9920632

1. Some skunk funk
2. Porto Alegre
3. Seven steps to heaven
4. Cherokee
5. Seven days a week
6. Josine
7. Então ta Brasil
8. Four of a kind
9. Joriscope


1997 Live At The Bimhuis

The Intercontinental Jazz Trio
Tim Armacost (sx), Shingo Okudaira (dr)
Via Records CD 9920402

1. Solitaire
2. Monk´s Dream
3. Indian News
4. Ruby my Dear
5. Will You Still Be Mine
6. Afro Pentameter


1996 Bottom Line

Tom Harrell (trumpet), Don Braden (saxophone), Darrell Grant (piano), Carl Allen (drums), Noah Bless (trombone)
MONS MR 874 770

1. Whisper Not
2. Amsterdam Avenue
3. Lion's Love
4. Jeannine
5. The End Of The Tunnel
6. The Shadow
7. Prelude To A Kiss
8. So What Next
9. Don't Get Around Much Anymore
10. Bottom Line


1994 Pay As You Earn

Co-led by Don Braden (saxophone)
Tom Harrell (trumpet), Cyrus Chestnut (piano), Carl Allen (drums)
MONS CD 2004

1. Pay as You Earn
2. Nardis
3. Homeland
4. The Left Side
5. Windswept
6. Monk Points
7. Strollin'
8. Tune for Slide
9. Jorisation
10. Yesterdays