Conrad's Discography

"Conrad Herwig's dazzling trombone chops and intelligent compositions make Unseen Universe, his third Criss Cross release, a stirring success. His sextet can maneuver around tight corners and yet attack with the force of a band twice its size."
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As a leader

With Every Breath (Sea Breeze, 1987) 

New York Hardball (Ken Music, 1990) 

Intimate Conversation (Ken Music, 1991) 

The Amulet (Ken Music, 1991) 

Ao Vivo No Festival de Jazz de Guimaraes 
(Groove 1994) 

The Latin Side of John Coltrane 
(Astor Place, 1996) 

New York Breed (Double-Time, 1996) 

A Pesar Del Diablo (Uanchu, 1997) 

Heart of Darkness (Criss Cross, 1998) 

Osteology (Criss Cross, 1998) 

Unseen Universe (Criss Cross, 2000) 

Hieroglyphica (Criss Cross, 2001) 

Shades of Light (SteepleChase, 2002) 

Land of Shadow (Criss Cross, 2002) 

Que Viva Coltrane (Criss Cross, 2004) 

Another Kind of Blue (Half Note, 2004) 

Obligation (Criss Cross, 2005) 

Sketches of Spain y Mas (Half Note, 2006) 

A Jones for Bones Tones (Criss Cross, 2007) 

The Latin Side of Wayne Shorter (Half Note, 2008) 

The Latin Side of Herbie Hancock 
(Half Note, 2010) 

The Tip of the Sword (Radjazz, 2011)

A Voice Through the Door (Criss Cross, 2012) 

The Latin Side of Joe Henderson (Half Note, 2014) 

Reflections (Criss Cross, 2016)

The Latin Side of Horace Silver (High Note, 2020)

The Latin Side of Mingus (Savant Records, 2023)

As a sideman

Toshiko Akiyoshi, Wishing Peace (Ken) 

Toshiko Akiyoshi with Lew Tabackin,
Carnegie Hall Concert (Columbia) 

Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra,
Desert Lady/Fantasy (Columbia) 

Mario Bauzá, Messidor’s Finest (Messidor) 

Mario Bauzá, Tanga Suite (Messidor) 

Bob Belden, Black Dahlia (Blue Note) 

Bob Belden, Shades of Blue (Blue Note) 

Tom Boras, Three House (MMC) 

Bossa Nova [Original Soundtrack] (Polygram) 

Don Braden, New Hang (High Note) 

Yerba Buena, Island Life (Razor & Tie) 

Rudy Calzado & Cubarama,
Tribute to Mario Bauza (Efa) 

Michel Camilo, One More Once (Columbia) 

Caribbean Jazz Project, Paraiso (Concord) 

Elvis Costello, North (Deutsche Grammophon) 

Paquito D’Rivera and the United Nation Orchestra, Night in Englewood (Messidor) 

Paquito D’Rivera & the United Nations Orchestra, Live at MCG (Blue Jackel) 

Al di Meola, Orange and Blue (Rhino / Wea) 

Linda Eder, It’s No Secret Anymore (Atlantic / Wea) 

Bill Evans, Push (Lipstick) 

Bill Evans, Soul Insider (Esc) 

Marianne Faithfull,
Broken English/Strange Weather (Mobile Fidelity) 

Marianne Faithfull,
Perfect Stranger: The Island Anthology (Island) 

Marianne Faithfull, Strange Weather (Island) 

Jim Hall, By Arrangement (Telarc) 

Jim Hall, Down Beat Critics’ Choice (Telarc) 

Jim Hall, Textures (Telarc) 

Tom Harrell, Time’s Mirror (RCA) 

Joe Henderson, Big Band (Polygram) 

Joe Henderson,
Other Side of Joe Henderson (Verve) 

Joe Henderson, Porgy and Bess (Verve) 

Steve Johns & Peter Brainin,
No Saints No Sinners (Playscape) 

Quincy JonesQ: The Musical Biography of Quincy Jones (Rhino / Wea) 

Rickie Lee Jones, It’s Like This (Artemis) 

Victor Jones, Visible Sound Groove (One Voice) 

Eero Koivistoinen,
Altered Things (Timeless Holland) 

Eric Leeds, Things Left Unsaid (Warner Bros / Wea) 

Joe Lovano Nonet, 52nd Street Themes (Blue Note) 

Brian Lynch/Eddie Palmieri Project,
Simpatico (ArtistShare) 

Ron McClure, Sunburst (Steeplechase) 

Susannah McCorkle, Ballad Essentials (Concord) 

Susannah McCorkle, Let’s Face the Music: The Songs of Irving Berlin (Concord)  

Susannah McCorkle, Someone to Watch Over Me: The Songs of George Gershwin (Concord)  

Ron McClure, Double Triangle (Naxos)  

Monday Michiru, Optimista (Unive)  

Monday Michiru, Selections 1997-2000 (Universal Japan)  

Miles DavisComplete Miles Davis at Montreux 1973-1991 (Sony)  

Miles Davis, Highlights from Complete Miles Davis at Montreux (Warner Spec. Mkt. UK)  

Miles Davis/Quincy Jones, Miles & Quincy Live at Montreux (Warner Bros. / Wea)  

Mingus Big Band, Blues & Politics (Dreyfus)  

Mingus Big Band, Essential Mingus Big Band (Dreyfus)  

Mingus Big Band, I Am Three (Sunny Side)  

Mingus Big Band, Live in Time (Dreyfus)  

Mingus Big Band,
Live in Tokyo at the Blue Note (Sunny Side)  

Mingus Big Band, Live in Tokyo (Sue Mingus)  

Mingus Big Band, Tonight at Noon: Three of Four Shades of Love (Dreyfus)  

Orishas, Kilo (Universal Latino)  

Orishas, Kilo: Tour Edition (Universal Latino)  

Eddie Palmieri, Arete (Rmm)  

Eddie Palmieri, Listen Here! (Concord)  

Eddie Palmieri, Llegó la India Via (Rmm)  

Eddie Palmieri, Palmas (Nonesuch)  

Eddie Palmieri, Ritmo Caliente (Concord)  

Eddie Palmieri, Rumbero del Piano (Rmm)  

Eddie Palmieri, Vortex (RMM)  

Eddie Palmieri, Y la Perfecta II (Concord)  

Buster Poindexter,
Buster’s Spanish Rocketship (Polygram)  

Tito Puente, Mambo King: His 100th Album (Rmm)  

Tito Puente/Eddie Palmieri,
Masterpiece/Obra Maestra (Rmm)  

Joe Roccisano, Nonet (Double-Time)  

Renee Rosnes, Life on Earth (Blue Note)  

Mathilde Santing, New Amsterdam (Epic Europe)  

Jim Snidero,
Music of Joe Henderson (Double Time)  

Raul De Souza, Rio (Trama)  

Dave Stryker, Blue to the Bone (SteepleChase)  


Super Trombone, Mission Impossible (Video Arts) 

Joris Teepe, Jazz In Jazz Out (Planet Arts)   

Joris Teepe, Joris Teepe & the New York Comes to Groningen Ensemble (Planet Arts)   

Temple University Jazz Band,
Mean What You Say (Sea Breeze)   

Clark Terry & the Young Titans of Jazz,
Live at Marihan’s (Chiaroscuro)   

Diego Urcola, Viva (Cam Jazz)   

Various Artists,
CAM JAZZ Collection: Catalog 2007 (Cam Jazz)   

Various ArtistsCon Mucho Ritmo! The Very Best of Tropijazz (RMM)   

Various Artists, Concord Picante 25th Anniversary Collection (Concord)   

Various Artists,
Concord Records 30th Anniversary (Concord)   

Various Artists, Cuba: I Am Time (Blue Jackel)   

Various Artists,
Jazz Central Station, Vol. 2 (Encoded)   

Various Artists, Latin Jazz for Lovers: Messidor’s Finest, Vol. 4 (Messidor)   

Various Artists, Latin Jazz Highlights: Messidor’s Finest, Vol. 5 (Messidor)   

Various Artists,
United Nations of Messidor (Messidor)   

Various Artists,
United Artists of Messidor (Messidor)   

Various Artists, We Get a Kick Out of Jazz (Verve)   

Bill Warfield, City Never Sleeps (Sea Breeze)   

Walt Weiskopf, Simplicity (criss cross)   

Walt Weiskopf Nonet, Siren (criss cross)   

Walt Weiskopf, Sleepless Nights (criss cross)   

Walt Weiskopf, Song For My Mother (criss cross)   

Peter Weniger/Hubert Nuss/Conrad Herwig,
Hymn to Gobro (Jazzline)   

Lily White, No Pork, Long Line (Jazz Focus)   

Lily White, Somewhere Between Truth and Fiction (Knitting Factory Works)   

Jim Widner Big Band, Body & Soul (Chase Music)

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