Albums

As a composer and bandleader, Ken has produced and self-released many albums over the course of his career. The latest album is ‘Cubism’, Schroder’s Big Band recorded live at the Kelvin Club by engineer James Clark.

Ken has many other CDs available, big band albums like Zoo Music, Some New Stuff and Return Journey all featuring Schroder originals and there are smaller combos featured on albums like Shaboom, Casa Nova and Jazz at Richmond Hill Volumes 1,2 & 3.

 

Cubism : Shroder’s Big Band (2 CD)

Recorded Live at The Kelvin Club in Melbourne

Cubism Disk 1 Song List
1. Cubism (Schroder) 7.44
2. This Is Always (Warren) 6.18
3. Straight No Chaser (Monk) 5.45
4. Miles Ahead (Evans/Davis) 5.16
5. New Rhumba (Jamal) 4.33
6. One For My Baby (Arlen) 4.58
7. Stereophonic (Wilkins) 4.28
Cubism Disk 2 Song List
1. Easy Does It (S. Oliver/ J. Young) 5.27
2. Peri’s Scope (Bill Evans) 6.14
3. Zoom Factor (Schroder) 4.45
4. Since I Fell for You (Buddy Johnson) 4.34
5. Raincheck (Strayhorn) 3.49
6. Angelica (Ellington) 5.12
7. Theme for Ernie (Lacey) 7.35
8. The Offering (Schroder) 4.57
9. Moten’s Swing (Moten) 4.24
10. I Wonder Where Out Love Has Gone (Johnson) 4.41
11. I Believe in You (Loesser) 6.29
12. You’ve Changed (Carey/ Fisher 4.57
13. Blues for Wes (Schroder/Montgomery) 4.58
14. The Goon Show (Stott) 1:54

 

SHaBooM! New Album (1 CD)

Recorded, mixed and mastered at ABC Studio 345
Originally commissioned for Jazztrack with Mal Stanley

SHaBooM! Song list
1. Shaboom
2. ‘Round About Now
3. Out of Tune
4. Zoom Factor
5. Voodoo
6. Line For Leigh
7. Short & Sweet
8. Drop Me A Line
9. Chadstone
10. The Offering

 

Return Journey : A Jazz Portrait of Europe (2 CD)

Performed by the MGO – Produced by Ken Schroder, Self Published

Return Journey Disk 1 Song List
1. Heathrow
2. Herb Geller meets CPE Bach
3. C’est Pas Un Projet
4. On Charles’ Bridge
5. Too Much Pane
6. Assisi
7. Southbank
8. On The Road
Return Journey Disk 2 Song List
1. Olives
2. Zago the Albanian
3. Epidavros
4. Nearly the Zembikiko Blues
5. On My Own
6. Albert Bridge
7. Istanbul
8. Blues Around The World

 

Zoo Music : Jazz for the Animal Kingdom (1 CD)

Performed by the MGO – Produced by Ken Schroder, Self Published

Zoo Music Song List
1. Orangatango
2. Cheetah
3. Panda-monium
4. Stampede
5. Eucalypso
6. Adult Elephant Walk
7. The Orange Bellied Funky Little Parrots
8. Zoo-B-Q
9. Panther
10. Nocturnal Habits (Marsupial Funk)

 

Porgy & Bess : Catfish Row (2 CD)

Performed by the MGO – Produced by Ken Schroder, Self Published
Distributed by Newmarket Music

Porgy & Bess - Catfish Row Disk 1 Song List
1. Rhythm Got George
2. Summertime
3. A Woman Is A Sometime Thing
4. Gone
5. My Man’s Gone Now
6. I Got Plenty Of Nutting
7. Bess, You Is My Woman Now
8. It Aint Necessarily So
9. What You Want Wit Bess?
10. Fisherman
Porgy & Bess - Catfish Row Disk 2 Song List
1. Strawberry Woman
2. Here Comes De Honeyman
3. Devil Crab
4. Prayer / Better Git It In Your Soul
5. We Got Blues
6. I Loves You Porgy
7. There’s A Boat Dat’s Leaving Soon
8. Bess, Oh Where Is My Bess?
9. Oh Lawd, I’m On My Way
10. Riverboat Blues

 

Some New Stuff : The Gig Suite (1 CD)

Performed by the MGO – Produced by Ken Schroder, Self Published

Some New Stuff Song List
1. Street Beat / Friday the 13th
2. Out Cattin’
3. Choo Choo
4. Samba Roo
5. The New Multimedia Circus
6. The Double Edged Sword
7. Over A Nova
8. Kenny’s Dream
9. Le St Louis
10. Conga At The Donc

 

Jazz At Richmond Hill : Volumes 1, 2 & 3

Combos with Schroder – Produced by Ken Schroder, Self Published
** All the ‘Jazz at Richmond Hill’ recordings are owned by Ken Schroder except *4. Mambo Bimbo, and *15. Garota de Nyora from Volume 1. Also *4 I’ve Never Been To Cuba from Volume 3. The mechanical rights to these 3 tracks have been signed over to Fremantle Media for use in the TV soap “Neighbours”.

Jazz at Richmond Hill Vol.1 Song List
1. This Year’s Kisses
2. Brasil
3. The Last Time I Saw Paris
4. Mambo Bimbo *
5. I’m Beginning To See The Light
6. That Old Black Magic
7. You’re Getting To Be A Habit With Me
8. CBD
9. Mas Que Nada
10. La Mer
11. I’m Just A Lucky So and So
12. Gloria’s Step
13. Meditation
14. One For My Baby
15. Garota De Nyora *
Jazz at Richmond Hill Vol.2 Song List

1. Alfie’s Theme
2. Come Live With Me
3. The Mooch
4. 52nd Street Theme
5. The First Noel
6. Cumparsita / Stairway to the Stars
7. Caravan
8. Fats Blows
9. Speak Softly Love
10. Springs Ain’t What They Used To Be
11. Round Midnight
12. I Wanna Be Loved By You
13. Silent Night

Jazz at Richmond Hill Vol.3 Song List
1. Cubism
2. Trolley Song
3. Hot House
4. I’ve Never Been To Cuba *
5. Springsteen Can Really Hang You Up The Most
6. Winter Wonderland
7. Red Cross
8. Baltimore Oriole
9. An Occasional Man
10. Stay As Sweet As You Are

 

Casa Nova : Australian Jazz Samba 2005 (1 CD)

Trio with Schroder – Produced by Ken Schroder, Self Published

Casa Nova Song List
1. Casa Nova
2. Bela Nova
3. Shoelaces
4. Baia
5. Inquietacao
6. Waltz for Tom
7. Marina, Boca de Oro
8. Nova View
9. Let’s Dance