Discography


The Meeting- album cover

"THE MEETING" 

OLEG KIREYEV & KEITH JAVORS

Released 2016

Tom Harrell, trumpet/flugelhorn
Oleg Kireyev, tenor saxophone and vocals
Keith Javors, piano
Ben Williams, acoustic bass
E.J. Strickland, drums

 The exciting post-Cold war duo are joined by jazz mainstays Tom Harrell, Ben Williams, and E.J. Strickland in this adventurous, straight-ahead outing.

1)   April
2)   Inwardly
3)   Estate
4)   The Meeting
5)   Caravan
6)   Body and Soul
7)   Fresh Blues
8)   April (alt. take) (Deluxe Edition)
9)   Fresh Blues (alt. take) (Deluxe Edition)

 
 

Rhyme and Reason- album cover

"RHYME AND REASON" 

OLEG KIREYEV & KEITH JAVORS

Released 2010

Oleg Kireyev, tenor saxophone
Keith Javors, piano
Boris Kozlov, acoustic bass
E.J. Strickland, drums

Russian saxophonist Oleg Kireyev meets American pianist Keith Javors in a striking recording of original compositions. Featuring Boris Kozlov (bass) and E.J. Strickland (drums).

1)   Rhyme and Reason
2)   Sierra Nicole's Bossa
3)   Springtime
4)   Happenstance
5)   What Is Love
6)   Chinatown

 
 

Coming Together- album cover

"COMING TOGETHER" 

CHRIS POTTER/STEVE WILSON, TERELL STAFFORD, KEITH JAVORS, DELBERT FELIX, JOHN DAVIS

Released 2009

Chris Potter, soprano and tenor saxophone
Steve Wilson, soprano and tenor saxophone
Terell Stafford, trumpet/flugelhorn
Keith Javors, piano
Delbert Felix, acoustic bass
John Davis, drums

Major voices in jazz join forces on “Coming Together,” a moving tribute to the late saxophonist Brendan Romaneck.

1)   My Shining Hour
2)   Dream Behind The Winter
3)   Full Moon
4)   3 Steps Ahead Of The Spider
5)   Nancy With The Laughing Face

6)   You'll Never Know
7)   Coming Together
8)   The Vibe
9)   Minion
10)   Killing Me Softly With His Song

 
 

On the Bright Side- album cover

"ON THE BRIGHT SIDE"

THE AMERICAN MUSIC PROJECT

Released 2009

The American Music Project: Dejuan "D-PRIEST" Everett, rap and spoken word

Curtis Isom, vocals
Dane Bays, alto saxophone
Keith Javors, piano
Dave Ziegner, acoustic bass
Alex Brooks, drums

This tour de force by The American Music Project combines the worlds of Soul, Jazz, Rap, and Gospel to bring forth a universal message of empowerment.

1)   Welcome
2)   On The Bright Side
3)   The Path Of Most Resistance
4)   By The Way
5)   Forever More
6)   Call It What You Want
7)   My Past Is Here To Stay
8) Lonnie's Lament
9) On The Bright Side (Reprise)

 
 

The Free Project- album cover

"THE FREE PROJECT"

KEITH JAVORS

Released 2007

The American Music Project: Dejuan "D-PRIEST" Everett, rap and spoken word.

Curtis Isom, vocals
Dane Bays, alto saxophone
Keith Javors, piano
Dave Ziegner, acoustic bass
Alex Brooks, drums

DaveBraun, trumpet/ flugelhorn
Luke Brimhall, trombone
Brian Menendez, percussion
Jason Miller, percussion

Powerful and eclectic collage of jazz, rap, R & B, world music performances from one of jazz's most creative and original voices. Features the Detroit-based American Music Project.

1)   Free
2)   The Journey
3)   Spring Is Here
4)   Places
5)   B (A Gentle Soul)
6)   How Deep Is Your Love

7)    Choose Love
8)    A Question of When
9)    I Need You Now
10)   The Philosophy of Bill Brown
11)   Free (Reprise)


Mo' City Jungle- album cover

"MO' CITY JUNGLE"

KEITH JAVORS

Released 2004

Dane Bays, alto saxophone
Juan Carlos Rollan, tenor saxophone
Ray Callender, trumpet/flugelhorn
Keith Javors, piano
Ricky Ravelo, acoustic bass
John Davis, drums

Modern instrumental jazz, covering Detroit "fire and soul" grooves to the mellow vibes of urban smooth jazz.

1)   Mo' City Jungle
2)   Sierra Nicole's Bossa
3)   Ian Keith
4)   Symbiotic Interlude
5)   In Essence
6)   Afternoon In Roatan
7)   Conclusion of the Matter
8)   The High Road
9)   Mo' City Jungle (Reprise)


From Here to the Street- album cover

"FROM HERE TO THE STREET"

KEITH JAVORS QUARTET

Released 2000

Dane Bays, alto saxophone
Keith Javors, piano
Lou Smoltz, acoustic bass
Alex Brooks, drums

In the spirit of Detroit's acclaimed jazz and R & B scene, this quartet delivers a project of powerful original compositions that are swinging and soulful.

1)   Zach
2)   Mulgrew Said
3)   Sevens
4)   February's Apology
5)   From Here To The Street (Take 2)
6)   I'm Not Judas
7)   See Ray Run
8)   The Gospel
9)   From Here To The Street (Take 1)


Mantra- album cover

"MANTRA" 

KEITH JAVORS/DANE BAYS

Released 1998

Dane Bays, alto saxophone
Keith Javors, piano

Explores the intimate duo context in a "Wayne Shorter meets Sting"-like session. Acclaimed musicians Keith Javors (piano) and Dane Bays (alto saxophone) collaborate in this dynamic CD of all original music.

1)   Nick's Song
2)   Black Kettle
3)   Mantra
4)   What Might Have Been
5)   Circle of Friends
6)   Why Me
7)   Hometown (Live)
8)   Tyler Door (Live)