All release details are US unless otherwise noted, reflecting their first issue and country of origin.

Miles Davis
In A Silent Way (Columbia CS 9875)
Rec: Columbia Studios, New York, 18/2/69
Rel: 30/7/69
Prod: Miles Davis/Teo Macero
Miles Davis (tr); Wayne Shorter (s sax); Josef Zawinul, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea (keys); John McLaughlin (gtr); Dave Holland (bs); Tony Williams (dr)

The Tony Williams Lifetime
Emergency! (Polydor 24-4017)
Rec: Olmstead Sound Studios, New York, 26 & 28/5/69
Rel: c.11/69
Prod: Monte Kay & Jack Lewis
Tony Williams (dr, voc); John McLaughlin (ac gtr, e gtr); Larry Young (org)

Miles Davis
Bitches Brew (Columbia GP26)
Rec: Columbia Studios, New York, 19-21/8/69
Rel: 4/70
Prod: Miles Davis/Teo Macero
Miles Davis (tr); Wayne Shorter (s sax); Bennie Maupin (bcl); Josef Zawinul, Chick Corea, Larry Young (keys); John McLaughlin (gtr); Dave Holland, Harvey Brooks (bs); Jack DeJohnette, Lenny White, Don Alias (dr); Jim Riley (perc)

Wayne Shorter
Super Nova (Blue Note 40028)
Rec: A&R Studios, New York, 29/8/69 & 2/9/69
Rel: c.8/70
Prod: Duke Pearson
Wayne Shorter (s sax); John McLaughlin (e gtr/nylon string gtr); Sonny Sharrock (gtr); Miroslav Vitous (bs); Jack DeJohnette (dr/thumb piano); Chick Corea (dr/vibes); Airto Moreira (perc) – plus Walter Booker (nylon string gtr) and Maria Booker (voc) on one track

Miroslav Vitous
Infinite Search (Embryo SD 524)
Rec: A&R Studios, New York, 9-10/10/69
Rel: 1970
Prod: Herbie Mann
Miroslav Vitous (bs); Joe Henderson (ts); John McLaughlin (gtr); Herbie Hancock (piano); Jack DeJohnette (dr) – replaced by Joe Chambers on one track
Note: Infinite Search was remixed and reissued in 1972, with one additional track, as Mountain In The Clouds

Miles Davis
The Little Blue Frog / Great Expectations (Columbia 4-45090) [promo single]
Rec: Columbia Studios, New York, 19 & 28/11/69
Rel: ?early 1970 (promo only)

The Tony Williams Lifetime
Turn It Over (Polydor 24-4021)
Rec: New York, 2/70 & 7/70
Rel: c.11/70
Prod: Monte Kay, Jack Lewis, Tony Williams
Tony Williams (dr, voc); Jack Bruce (bs); John McLaughlin (gtr, voc); Larry Young (org)

Miles Davis
A Tribute To Jack Johnson (Columbia KC 30455)
Rec: Columbia Studios, New York, 18/2/70 & 7/4/70
Rel: 24/2/71
Prod: Miles Davis/Teo Macero
Miles Davis (tr); John McLaughlin (gtr); Steve Grossman (s sax); Herbie Hancock (keys); Michael Henderson (bs); Billy Cobham (dr) - plus Bennie Maupin (bcl) and Sonny Sharrock (gtr) in one brief section, and Peter Brock (spoken word)

John McLaughlin
Devotion (Douglas 4)
Rec: Record Plant Studios, New York, 2/70.
Rel: c.9/70
Prod: Alan Douglas & Stefan Bright
John McLaughlin (gtr); Larry Young (org, e piano); Billy Rich (bs); Buddy Miles (dr, perc)

Larry Coryell
Spaces (Vanguard VSD 6558)
Rec: Apostolic Studios, New York, c.3/70
Rel: late 3/71
Prod: Daniel Weiss
Larry Coryell (gtr); John McLaughlin (gtr); Chick Corea (e piano); Miroslav Vitous (bs); Billy Cobham (dr)

John McLaughlin / John Surman
Where Fortune Smiles (Dawn DNLS 3018)
Rec: Apostolic Studios, New York, late 5/70.
Rel: c.6/71
Prod: McLaughlin, Surman, Berger, Martin, Holland.
John McLaughlin (gtr); John Surman (s & b sax); Karl Berger (piano); Dave Holland (bs); Stu Martin (drums)
Note: UK release; later released in various territories. The leader credit for this album has caused confusion: strictly, it is an equal collaboration between all five musicians though it has tended to appear in discographies and reissues credited either to John McLaughlin or John Surman.

Joe Farrell Quartet
Joe Farrell Quartet (CTI 63.007)
Rec: Van Gelder Studios, New York, 1-2/7/70
Rel: c.6/71
Prod: Creed Taylor
Joe Farrell (s & t sax, fl, oboe); Chick Corea (piano); John McLaughlin (gtr); Dave Holland (bs); Jack DeJohnette (dr)
Note: Reissued in 1974 as Song Of The Wind. Also reissued as Supersessions. John is on two tracks. Incredibly, John’s composition on the album, the near seven minute ‘Follow Your Heart’, was also released as a single credited to ‘Joe Farrell featuring John McLaughlin’ - see below. Whether this was released before or after the album is unknown.

Joe Farrell featuring John McLaughlin
Follow Your Heart (part one) / Follow Your Heart (part two) (CT 518 A)
Rec: Van Gelder Studios, New York, 1-2/7/70
Rel: 1971
Prod: Creed Taylor
Joe Farrell (s & t sax, fl, oboe); Chick Corea (piano); John McLaughlin (gtr); Dave Holland (bs); Jack DeJohnette (dr)

The Tony Williams Lifetime
One Word / Two Worlds (Polydor 2066050) [single]
Rec: New York, 14/7/70
Rel: 1970
Tony Williams (dr); Jack Bruce (bs, voc); John McLaughlin (gtr); Larry Young (org)
Note: Released in the UK only.

Miroslav Vitous
Purple (CBS/Sony SOPC 57101-J)
Rec: Apostolic Studios, New York, 25/8/70
Rel: 1970
Prod: Miroslav Vitous
Miroslav Vitous (bs, e bs, e piano); John McLaughlin (gtr); Joe Zawinul (piano); Billy Cobham (dr)
Note: Released in Japan and France (on Epic) only. John is featured on one track.

Wayne Shorter
Moto Grosso Feio (Blue Note BNLA014)
Rec: A & R Studios, New York City, 26/8/70
Rel: 1974
Prod: Duke Pearson
Wayne Shorter (s & t sax); John McLaughlin (12-string gtr); Dave Holland - ac gtr, bs); Ron Carter (cello, bs); Chick Corea (marimba, dr, perc); Michelin Prell (dr, perc)
Note: Some sources give 3/4/70 as the recording date.

Carla Bley & Paul Haines
Escalator Over The Hill (JCOA 3LP-EOTH)
Rec: RCA Studios, New York, 7/12/70 & 16/2/71
Rel: 1971
Prod: Michael Mantler & Carla Bley
John McLaughlin (gtr); Carla Bley (keys, voc); Jack Bruce (bs, voc); Paul Motian (dr) – plus many others.
Note: The six tracks involving John (and Jack Bruce) were recorded on the dates above. Other parts of the 3LP set were recorded at various sessions between 1968-71. Steve Gebhardt’s documentary Escalator Over The Hill (1999; not on DVD) comprises film shot at several of the sessions, including around four minutes of Carla, Jack, John and Paul Motian rehearsing.

Miles Davis
Live-Evil (Columbia G 30954)
Rec: Cellar Door, Washington, 19/12/70*
Rel: 17/11/71
Prod: Teo Macero/Miles Davis
Miles Davis (tpt); Gary Bartz (ss, as); Keith Jarrett (el-p, org); John McLaughlin (g); Michael Henderson (el-b); Jack De Johnette (d); Airto Moreira (perc, voc)
Note: *Live tracks recorded on this date and location; the album also included five studio pieces from 6/2/70 and 3-4/6/70.

Miles Davis
The Cellar Door Sessions (Columbia Legacy
Rec: Cellar Door, Washington, 16-19/12/70
Rel: 12/05
Prod: Teo Macero
Miles Davis (tpt); Gary Bartz (ss, as); Keith Jarrett (el-p, org); John McLaughlin (g); Michael Henderson (el-b); Jack De Johnette (d); Airto Moreira (perc, voc)
Note: A 6CD set comprising six of the 12 sets performed by the Davis band over the four dates. Two of the (apparently) three sets from 19/7/70 featuring John McLaughlin as a guest are included.

Mahavishnu John McLaughlin
My Goal’s Beyond (Douglas 9)
Rec: New York, c.3/71
Rel: c.8/71
Prod: Mahavishnu John McLaughlin
John McLaughlin (ac gtr); Jerry Goodman (vn); Dave Liebman (t & s sax, fl); Charlie Haden (bs); Billy Cobham (dr); Airto Moreira (perc); Badal Roy (tablas); Mahalakshmi Eve McLaughlin (tambura)