John Fedchock Discography

Into the Shadows - John Fedchock CD

Into the Shadows

First-class jazz from legendary trombonist John Fedchock and an incredible cast of musicians – keeping the SEXTET alive!

Track List

  1. RSVP (Listen)
  2. Alpha Dog
  3. Manaus
  4. I Should Care
  5. Nature Boy (Listen)
  6. Into the Shadows (Listen)
  7. Star Eyes
  8. On the Edge

“…straight from the shoulder unpretentious jazz.” – Jazz Journal

“…one of Fedchock’s most poised and assertive recordings yet.” – DOWNBEAT


John Fedchock Quartet Live Summit Records – 2018

Track List

  1. The Third Degree (Listen)
  2. Loose Change (Listen)
  3. Lament (Listen)
  4. The End Of A Love Affair
  5. You’re My Everything
  6. If You Could See Me Now
  7. Brazilian Fantasy

Like It Is

John Fedchock New York Big Band MAMA – 2015

Track List

  1. You And The Night And The Music
  2. Like It Is (Listen)
  3. Never Let Me Go
  4. Just Sayin’
  5. Ojos De Rojo
  6. Hair of the Dog
  7. Havana (Listen)
  8. Just Squeeze Me
  9. For Heaven’s Sake
  10. Ten Thirty 30 (Listen)

★★★★ DownbeatMagazine

★★★★★ All About Jazz

Downbeat “Editors’ Pick”

Like It Is includes Fedchock’s GRAMMY nominated arrangement of “You And The Night And The Music

Like It Is sizzles from opening track to closing note.” – DOWNBEAT

Fluidity cover


John Fedchock Quartet Live Summit Records – 2015

Track List

  1. East Of The Sun
  2. Havana
  3. I Hear A Rhapsody (Listen)
  4. Make Someone Happy (Listen)
  5. Under the Radar
  6. Weaver of Dreams
  7. The Days Of Wine And Roses
  8. I’ve Never Been in Love Before
  9. Homestretch (Listen)

★★★★ Downbeat Magazine

“An auspicious recording by a classy and exciting band.” – Audophile Audition

CD Live at Red Sea

Live at the Red Sea Jazz Festival

John Fedchock NY Sextet Capri Records – 2010

Track List

  1. This Just In (Listen)
  2. That’s All Right! (Listen)
  3. Elvin’s Empire
  4. Moon Alley
  5. Caravan (Listen)
  6. Not So New Blues

“Fedchock thrives as a soloist in this setting, and his compositions are well arranged and uniformly strong.” – DOWNBEAT

CD Up and Running

Up & Running

John Fedchock New York Big Band Reservoir – 2007

Track List

  1. Up & Running (Listen)
  2. Embraceable You (Listen)
  3. Moment’s Notice
  4. Dedicated To You
  5. Alfie’s Theme
  6. J Birds
  7. Elvin’s Empire (Listen)
  8. Theme For Ernie
  9. The Ariztocrat
  10. Mr. Dudley

“The whole band cooks and Fedchock shines throughout.” – DOWNBEAT

CD No Nonsense

No Nonsense

John Fedchock New York Big Band Reservoir – 2003

Track List

  1. No Nonsense (Listen)
  2. Big Bruiser
  3. Eclipse (Listen)
  4. Caribbean Fire Dance (Listen)
  5. Tricotism
  6. Brazilian Fantasy
  7. Eleven Nights
  8. Epistrophy
  9. Come Sunday
  10. Blue After Two

No Nonsense includes Fedchock’s GRAMMY nominated arrangement of “Caribbean Fire Dance

No Nonsense is assuredly the JFNYBB’s finest album to date.” – AllAboutJazz

CD Live at Capozzolis

Live at Capozzoli’s

The Carl Fontana & John Fedchock Quintet Woofy Productions, Inc. – 2000

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Track List

  1. My Shining Hour (Listen)
  2. East of the Sun
  3. Ow
  4. Shadow Waltz (Listen)
  5. Out of This World
  6. All Blues
  7. Surrey With The Fringe On Top (Listen)
  8. Walkin’
  9. Alone Together
  10. Limehouse Blues

John Fedchock joins forces with legendary trombone master, Carl Fontana in a Las Vegas nightclub.

CD Hit the Bricks

Hit the Bricks


Track List

  1. This Just In
  2. Moon Alley
  3. Steps En Trois (Giant Steps)
  4. Twilight
  5. Hit the Bricks
  6. Cool Customer (Listen)
  7. I’m Thru With Love (Listen)
  8. Empty Promises
  9. Brazilian Fantasy (Listen)

Downbeat Magaaine: “Best CDs of 2000”

“This is Fedchock at his warm, fluid best.” –

CD On the Edge

On the Edge

John Fedchock New York Big Band 1998

Track List

  1. On The Edge (Listen)
  2. Isfahan (Listen)
  3. That’s All Right!
  4. Virgo
  5. The Chopper
  6. Ain’t Nothin’ Nu
  7. Teen Town
  8. Ceora
  9. 111-44
  10. Angel Eyes
  11. The Third Degree (Listen)

★★★★½ Downbeat Magazine

Downbeat “Best CDs Of The 90’s”

“John Fedchock’s music exemplifies some of the brighter orchestral writing for the big bands playing these days.” – JAZZ TIMES

CD New York Big Band

New York Big Band

John Fedchock New York Big Band 1992

Track List

  1. Limehouse Blues (Listen)
  2. The Grove City Groover (Listen)
  3. La Parguera
  4. Ruby, My Dear (Listen)
  5. Blues Du Jour
  6. Caravan
  7. Nefertiti
  8. Louie’s Cheese Party
  9. Nightshades
  10. My Foolish Heart
  11. Flintstoned

★★★★½ Downbeat Magazine

Downbeat “Best CDs Of The 90’s”

“John Fedchock’s New York Big Band commands your attention and holds it.” – DOWNBEAT

Continued Select Discography

  • Like It Is
    (John Fedchock New York Big Band) MAMA (2015)
  • Fluidity
    (John Fedchock Quartet) Summit (2015)
  • Speak
    (Fred Hess Big Band) Alison Records (2012)
  • Live At The Red Sea Jazz Festival
    (John Fedchock NY Sextet) Capri (2010)
  • High Noon
    (Gary Smulyan) Reservoir (2008)
  • Up & Running
    (John Fedchock New York Big Band) Reservoir (2007)
  • Absolute Trombone II
    (Michael Davis) Hip-Bone (2007)
  • No Nonsense
    (John Fedchock New York Big Band) Reservoir (2003)
  • At The Moment
    (Kim Pensyl) Fable (2001)
  • Hit The Bricks
    (John Fedchock) Reservoir (2000)
  • Blues For An Old New Age
    (Gary Keller) Double Time (1999)
  • Live in London at Ronnie Scotts
    (Woody Herman Orchestra) NYJAM (1999)
  • On the Edge
    (John Fedchock New York Big Band) Reservoir (1998)
  • In Good Company
    (George Rabbai) DBK Jazz (1998)
  • Absolute Trombone
    (Michael Davis) Hip-Bone (1997)
  • New York Big Band
    (John Fedchock) Reservoir (1995)
  • Evanescence
    (Maria Schneider Jazz Orchestra) Enja (1994)
  • Turandot
    (Bob Belden Ensemble) Blue Note (1992)
  • Fired Up
    (Lew Anderson Big Band) Sovereign (1992)
  • The Music of Sting
    (Bob Belden Ensemble) Blue Note (1999)
  • Treasure Island
    (Bob Belden Ensemble) Sunnyside (1990)
  • Feelin’ Good, Yeah!
    (Lew Anderson Big Band) Sovereign (1989)
  • The Best of Woody Herman/The Concord Years
    (Woody Herman) Concord 1993
  • Ebony
    (Richard Stoltzman) RCA (1988)
  • Woody’s Gold Star
    (Woody Herman) Concord (1987)
    (Grammy Nomination)
  • 50th Anniversary Tour
    (Woody Herman) Concord (1986)
    (Grammy Nomination)
  • My Buddy
    (Rosemary Clooney) Concord (1983)
  • World Class
    (Woody Herman) Concord (1982)
  • Live at the Concord Jazz Festival
    (Woody Herman) Concord (1981)


  • Blue Flame, Portrait Of A Jazz Legend (Woody Herman) Jazzed Media
  • The Holly And The Ivy (Natalie Cole) A*Vision Entertainment
  • Woodchopper’s Ball (Woody Herman) Leisure Video
  • Woody Herman’s Big Band Celebration (Woody Herman) PBS
  • Big Bands at Disneyland (Woody Herman) Disney Video
  • Tony Bennet With Love (Tony Bennett) PBS