Atlantic Records Discography: 1956

1956

Teddy Charles Tentet

Art Farmer as Peter Urban (trumpet) Don Butterfield (tuba) Gigi Gryce (alto sax) J.R. Monterose (tenor sax) George Barrow (baritone sax) Teddy Charles (vibes, arranger) Mal Waldron (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Joe Harris (drums) Jimmy Giuffre (arranger)
Coastal Recording Studios, NYC, January 6, 1956
1806Green Bluesunissued
1807Nature BoyAtlantic LP 1229
1808The Quiet Time-
* Atlantic LP 1229   The Teddy Charles Tentet

LaVern Baker

John Barrows (French horn) Sam Taylor (tenor sax) Dave McRae (baritone sax) Teddy Charles (vibes) Ernie Hayes (piano) George Barnes (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Panama Francis (drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) The Gliders (vocal group)
NYC, January 10, 1956
1809-2Tra-La-LaAtlantic 1116, EP 588, LP 8007; Atco SD 33-372
1810MiraclesAtlantic 1163, LP 8002
1811Get Up, Get Up (You Sleepy Head)Atlantic 1087, LP 8007
1812I'll Still Do The SameAtlantic 1093
* Atlantic LP 8007   LaVern Baker
* Atco SD 33-372   LaVern Baker - Her Greatest Recordings: The Early Years
* Atlantic LP 8002   LaVern Baker - LaVern
* Atlantic EP 588   LaVern Baker
* Atlantic 1116   LaVern Baker - Jim Dandy / Tra-La-La
* Atlantic 1163   LaVern Baker - St. Louis Blues / Miracles
* Atlantic 1087   LaVern Baker - Get Up, Get Up (You Sleepy Head) / Happiness Forever
* Atlantic 1093   LaVern Baker - Fee Fee Fi Fo Fum / I'll Do The Same For You

Teddy Charles Tentet

Art Farmer as Peter Urban (trumpet) Don Butterfield (tuba) Gigi Gryce (alto sax) J.R. Monterose (tenor sax) George Barrow (baritone sax) Teddy Charles (vibes, arranger) Mal Waldron (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Joe Harris (drums) Bob Brookmeyer, Gil Evans (arranger)
Coastal Recording Studios, NYC, January 11, 1956
1813Green BluesAtlantic LP 1229
1814You Go To My Head-
1815Show Timeunissued
* Atlantic LP 1229   The Teddy Charles Tentet

Cy Walter Solo

Cy Walter (piano)
NYC, January 11, 1956
1816March Of The Siamese ChildrenAtlantic unissued
1817Soliloquy-
1818Carousel-
1819Slaughter On 10th Avenue-
1820Wait Till You See Her-
1821The Gentleman Is A Dope-

The Coasters

Adolph Jacobs (guitar) Carl Gardner (lead tenor vocals) Leon Hughes (tenor vocals) Billy Guy (baritone vocals) Bobby Nunn (bass vocals) and others
NYC, January 11, 1956
1857 | A67BrazilAtco 6073, LP 33-101
1858 | A68Down In MexicoAtco 6064, LP 33-101, LP 33-111, SD 33-371; Clarion LP 605
1859 | A69One Kiss Led To AnotherAtco 6073, LP 33-101; Clarion LP 605
1860 | A70Turtle Dovin'Atco 6064, LP 33-101, SD 33-371
* Atco LP 33-101   The Coasters
* Atco LP 33-111, SD 33-111   The Coasters - Greatest Hits
* Atco SD 33-371   The Coasters - Their Greatest Recordings: The Early Years
* Clarion LP 605   The Coasters - That Is Rock And Roll
* Atco 6073   The Coasters - One Kiss Led To Another / Brazil
* Atco 6064   The Coasters - Down In Mexico / Turtle Dovin'

Teddy Charles Tentet

Art Farmer as Peter Urban (trumpet) Don Butterfield (tuba) Gigi Gryce (alto sax) J.R. Monterose (tenor sax) Sol Schlinger (baritone sax) Teddy Charles (vibes, arranger) Mal Waldron (piano, arranger) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Joe Harris (drums) George Russell (arranger)
Coastal Recording Studios, NYC, January 17, 1956
1831VibrationsAtlantic LP 1229
1832The Emperor-
1833Lydian M-1-
1834Majorsunissued
* Atlantic LP 1229   The Teddy Charles Tentet

Milt Jackson Sextet

Lucky Thompson (tenor sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) John Lewis (piano) Skeeter Best (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, January 17, 1956
1828HelloAtlantic LP 1242
1829Bright Blues-
1830How High The MoonAtlantic EP 601, LP 1242, SD 2-319
* Atlantic LP 1242   Milt Jackson - Ballads And Blues
* Atlantic SD 2-319   The Art Of Milt Jackson - The Atlantic Years
* Atlantic EP 601   Milt Jackson - Ballads And Blues

Chris Connor With Ralph Burns' Orchestra

Chris Connor (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Ralph Burns (conductor)
NYC, January 19, 1956
1835My April HeartAtlantic EP 577, LP 1228
1836When The Wind Was GreenAtlantic LP 1228
1837He Was Too Good To MeAtlantic EP 577, LP 1228, LP 8082
1838Something To Live ForAtlantic LP 1228
* Atlantic LP 1228, SD 1228   Chris Connor
* Atlantic LP 8082   The Best Of Chris Connor
* Atlantic EP 577   Chris Connor

Milt Jackson Sextet

Ralph Burns, Milt Jackson (vibes) John Lewis (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, January 21, 1956
1839So In LoveAtlantic EP 601, LP 1242, SD 2-319
1840Midnight Sununissued
1841They Didn't Believe MeAtlantic EP 601, LP 1242
1842SolitudeAtlantic LP 1242
* Atlantic LP 1242   Milt Jackson - Ballads And Blues
* Atlantic SD 2-319   The Art Of Milt Jackson - The Atlantic Years
* Atlantic EP 601   Milt Jackson - Ballads And Blues

The Modern Jazz Quartet

Milt Jackson (vibes) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
NYC, January 22, 1956
1843Woody'n YouAtlantic LP 1231; Mosaic MD7-249
-Woody'n You (stereo take)Atlantic SD 1231; Mosaic MD7-249
1844Willow Weep For MeAtlantic LP 1231, SD 1231; Mosaic MD7-249
1845FontessaAtlantic EP 583, LP 1231, SD 1231, SD 1546; Mosaic MD7-249
1846Versailles (Porte De Versailles)Atlantic LP 1231, SD 1231; Mosaic MD7-249
1847Angel Eyes-
1848Over The Rainbow-
1849Bluesologyunissued, tape no longer exists
1850Bags' Groove-
1851A Night In Tunisia-
1852D&E-
* Atlantic LP 1231   The Modern Jazz Quartet - Fontessa
* Atlantic SD 1231   The Modern Jazz Quartet - Fontessa
* Atlantic SD 1546   The Best Of The Modern Jazz Quartet
* Mosaic MD7-249   The Complete Atlantic Studio Recordings Of The Modern Jazz Quartet 1956-64
* Atlantic EP 583   The Modern Jazz Quartet - Fontessa

Chris Connor

John Lewis (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Chris Connor (vocals)
NYC, January 23, 1956
1853Where Are YouAtlantic LP 1228
1854I Get A Kick Out Of YouAtlantic LP 1228, LP 8082
1855Ev'ry TimeAtlantic LP 1228
1856Almost Like Being In Love-
* Atlantic LP 1228, SD 1228   Chris Connor
* Atlantic LP 8082   The Best Of Chris Connor

Pauline Rogers

Pauline Rogers
NYC, January 26, 1956
1861 | A71Round And RoundAtco 6071
1862 | A72My Lover Has Left MeAtlantic unissued
1863 | A73You Went Too Far-
1864 | A74Come Into My ParlorAtco 6071
* Atco 6071   Pauline Rogers - Come Into My Parlor / Round And Round

Charles Mingus Quintet

Jackie McLean (alto sax) J.R. Monterose (tenor sax -1/4) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Willie Jones (drums)
Audio-Video Studios, NYC, January 30, 1956
1. 1865Pithecanthropus Erectus: Evolution / Superiority-Complex / Decline / DestructionAtlantic LP 1237, SD 1555, SD 3-600
2. 1866A Foggy DayAtlantic LP 1237, SD 2-302
3. 1867What Is This Thing Called Loverejected
4. 1868Love ChantAtlantic LP 1237
5. 1869Profile Of JackieAtlantic LP 1237, SD 2-302, SD 3-600
* Atlantic LP 1237, SD 8809   Charles Mingus - Pithecanthropus Erectus
= Rhino R2 72871   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1956-1961
* Atlantic SD 1555   The Best Of Charles Mingus
* Atlantic SD 3-600   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: An Anthology Of His Atlantic Recordings
* Atlantic SD 2-302   The Art Of Charles Mingus

The Sensations

The Sensations (doo wop group)
NYC, February 4, 1956
1870 | A75Ain't He SweetAtco 6067
1871 | A76Cry, Baby, CryAtco 6075, SD 33-315
1872 | A77Please Mr. Disc JockeyAtco 6067, LP 33-143
1873 | A78Please Believe MeAtlantic unissued
* Atco SD 33-315   Various Artists - Rock Begins, Vol. 2
* Atco LP 33-143   Various Artists - The Great Group Goodies
* Atco 6067   The Sensations - Please Mr. Disc Jockey / Ain't He Sweet
* Atco 6075   The Sensations - Cry, Baby, Cry / My Heart Cries For You

Chris Connor

Nick Travis (trumpet) Ray Beckenstein, Sam Markowitz (alto sax) Zoot Sims, Al Young (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Moe Wechsler (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Chris Connor (vocals)
NYC, February 8, 1956
1874You Make Me Feel So YoungAtlantic EP 577, LP 1228
1875Anything GoesAtlantic LP 1228
1876Way Out ThereAtlantic EP 577, LP 1228
1877Get Out Of TownAtlantic LP 1228
* Atlantic LP 1228, SD 1228   Chris Connor
* Atlantic EP 577   Chris Connor

Dave Pell Octet

Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Ray Sims (trombone) Dave Pell (tenor sax, bass clarinet, English horn) Marty Berman (baritone sax) Andre Previn (piano) Tony Rizzi (guitar) Mel Pollan (bass) Irv Kluger (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 13, 1956
1888Can't We Be FriendsAtlantic LP 1249
1889I've Got A Crush On You-
1890I've Got A Feeling I'm Falling-
1891Love Is The Sweetest Thing-
* Atlantic LP 1249   Dave Pell - Love Story

Milt Jackson Quartet

Milt Jackson (vibes) Barney Kessel (guitar) Percy Heath (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 14, 1956
2625The Song Is EndedAtlantic LP 1242
2626Gerry's Blues-
2627Rose Roomunissued
2628These Foolish ThingsAtlantic LP 1242
* Atlantic LP 1242   Milt Jackson - Ballads And Blues

The Modern Jazz Quartet

Milt Jackson (vibes) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 14, 1956
2629Woody'n Youunissued, tape no longer exists
2630BluesologyAtlantic LP 1231, LP 1337; Mosaic MD7-249
-Bluesology (stereo take)Atlantic SD 1231; Mosaic MD7-249
2631Woody'n Youunissued, tape no longer exists
* Atlantic LP 1231   The Modern Jazz Quartet - Fontessa
* Atlantic LP 1337   Various Artists - The Blues In Modern Jazz
* Atlantic SD 1231   The Modern Jazz Quartet - Fontessa
* Mosaic MD7-249   The Complete Atlantic Studio Recordings Of The Modern Jazz Quartet 1956-64

Chris Connor With Ray Ellis' Orchestra

Chris Connor (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Ray Ellis (arranger, conductor)
NYC, February 15, 1956
1878Go 'Way From My WindowAtlantic 1097, LP 8014, LP 8082
1879Past The Age Of InnocenceAtlantic 1097, LP 8014
1880Speak LowAtlantic LP 8014
1881My Ideal-
* Atlantic LP 8014   Chris Connor - I Miss You So
* Atlantic LP 8082   The Best Of Chris Connor
* Atlantic 1097   Chris Connor - Go 'Way From My Window / Past The Age Of Innocence

The Drifters

Jimmy Oliver (guitar) Johnny Moore (lead tenor vocals) Gerhart Thrasher (tenor vocals) Andrew Thrasher (baritone vocals) Bill Pinkney (bass vocals)
NYC, February 16, 1956
1882Your Promise To Be MineAtlantic unissued
1883I Should Have Done RightAtco SD 33-375
* Atco SD 33-375   The Drifters - Their Greatest Recordings: The Early Years

Dave Pell Octet

Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Ray Sims (trombone) Dave Pell (tenor sax, bass clarinet, English horn) Marty Berman (baritone sax) Claude Williamson (piano) Tony Rizzi (guitar) Mel Pollan (bass) Irv Kluger (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 20, 1956
1892Just One More ChanceAtlantic LP 1249
1893If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight-
1894Who Walks In When I Walk Out-
1895Let's Do It-
* Atlantic LP 1249   Dave Pell - Love Story

Dave Pell Octet

Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Ray Sims (trombone) Dave Pell (tenor sax, bass clarinet, English horn) Marty Berman (baritone sax) Andre Previn (piano) Tony Rizzi (guitar) Mel Pollan (bass) Irv Kluger (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 21, 1956
1926You Can't Pull The Wool Over My EyesAtlantic LP 1249
1927Solitude-
1928I've Found A New Baby-
1929Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered-
* Atlantic LP 1249   Dave Pell - Love Story

Joe Turner And His All Stars

Jimmy Nottingham, Dick Vance (trumpet) Earl Warren (alto sax) Sam Taylor (tenor sax) Ernie Hayes (piano) George Barnes, Billy Mure (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Panama Francis (drums) Joe Turner (vocals) The Cookies (doo wop group)
NYC, February 24, 1956
1884Corrine, CorrinaAtlantic 1088, EP 586, LP 8001, LP 8005, LP 8081, LP 8163; Atco SD 33-376, SD 33-314; Clarion LP 604
1885Lipstick, Powder And PaintAtlantic 1103, LP 8023
1886Rock AwhileAtlantic 1103, LP 8033
1887Nothing In Mindunissued
* Atlantic LP 8001   Various Artists - The Greatest Rock And Roll
* Atlantic LP 8005   Joe Turner
* Atlantic LP 8081   The Best Of Joe Turner
* Atlantic LP 8163, SD 8163   Various Artists - History Of Rhythm And Blues, Vol. 3: Rock And Roll 1956-57
* Atco SD 33-376   Joe Turner - His Greatest Recordings: The Early Years
* Atco SD 33-314   Various Artists - Rock Begins, Vol. 1
* Clarion LP 604   Various Artists - The Kings Of The Rocking Fifties
* Atlantic LP 8023   Joe Turner - Rockin' The Blues
* Atlantic LP 8033   Joe Turner - Big Joe Is Here
* Atlantic EP 586   Joe Turner
* Atlantic 1088   Joe Turner - Boogie Woogie Country Girl / Corrine, Corrina
* Atlantic 1103   Joe Turner - Lipstick, Powder And Paint / Rock Awhile

The Cardinals

The Cardinals (doo wop group)
NYC, March 1, 1956
1905Off ShoreAtlantic 1090, LP 8065
1909The End Of The StoryAtlantic 1101
1910The Show Is All Overunissued
1911Neki Hoki-
* Atlantic LP 8065   Various Artists - The Solid Gold Groups
* Atlantic 1090   The Cardinals - Off Shore / Choo Choo
* Atlantic 1101   The Cardinals - I Won't Make You Cry Anymore / The End Of The Story

Ruth Brown

unknown (piano, 2 guitar, bass, drums) Ruth Brown (vocals)
NYC, March 2, 1956
1912Big Sweet Baby Of MineAtlantic 1091; Route 66 (Swd) Kix 16
1913I Still Love YouAtlantic 1113
1914Love Walked Inunissued
* Route 66 (Swd) Kix 16   Ruth Brown And Her Rhythmakers - Sweet Baby Of Mine
* Atlantic 1091   Ruth Brown - Sweet Baby Of Mine / I'm Getting Right
* Atlantic 1113   Ruth Brown - Smooth Operator / I Still Love You

Clyde McPhatter

Clyde McPhatter (vocals) and others
NYC, March 4, 1956
1904When You're SincereAtlantic 1092, LP 8024
1908Treasure Of LoveAtlantic 1092, EP 584, LP 8001, LP 8003, LP 8077, LP 8163, LP 8065, LP 8068; Atco SD 33-314
1906I Make BelieveAtlantic 1117, EP 584, LP 8003
1907Go! Yes Go!Atlantic 2082
* Atlantic LP 8024   Clyde McPhatter - Love Ballads
* Atlantic LP 8001   Various Artists - The Greatest Rock And Roll
* Atlantic LP 8003   Clyde McPhatter And The Drifters
* Atlantic LP 8077   The Best Of Clyde McPhatter
* Atlantic LP 8163, SD 8163   Various Artists - History Of Rhythm And Blues, Vol. 3: Rock And Roll 1956-57
* Atlantic LP 8065   Various Artists - The Solid Gold Groups
* Atlantic LP 8068   Various Artists - Hound Dog's Old Gold
* Atco SD 33-314   Various Artists - Rock Begins, Vol. 1
* Atlantic EP 584   Clyde McPhatter
* Atlantic 2082   Clyde McPhatter And The Drifters - If I Didn't Love You Like I Do / Clyde McPhatter - Go! Yes Go!
* Atlantic 1092   Clyde McPhatter - Treasure Of Love / When You're Sincere
* Atlantic 1117   Clyde McPhatter - Without Love (There Is Nothing) / I Make Believe

Joe Turner

Joe Newman (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Pete Brown (alto sax) Frank Wess (tenor sax) Pete Johnson (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Walter Page (bass) Cliff Leeman (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
NYC, March 6, 1956
1915Low Down DogAtlantic LP 1234
1916Roll 'Em PeteAtlantic LP 1234, SD 2-506
1917Cherry RedAtlantic LP 1234, LP 8081
1918How Long BluesAtlantic LP 1234
1919Piney Brown Blues-
1920Morning Glories-
* Atlantic LP 1234, SD 1234, SD 8812   Joe Turner - The Boss Of The Blues
* Atlantic SD 2-506   Various Artists - unknown title
* Atlantic LP 8081   The Best Of Joe Turner

Joe Turner

Jimmy Nottingham (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Pete Brown (alto sax) Seldon Powell (tenor sax) Pete Johnson (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Walter Page (bass) Cliff Leeman (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
NYC, March 7, 1956
1921I Want A Little GirlAtlantic LP 1234
1922St. Louis BluesAtlantic LP 1234, LP 8081
1923You're Driving Me CrazyAtlantic LP 1234
1924Pennies From Heaven-
1925Wee Baby Blues-
* Atlantic LP 1234, SD 1234, SD 8812   Joe Turner - The Boss Of The Blues
* Atlantic LP 8081   The Best Of Joe Turner

The Castelles

The Castelles (doo wop group)
NYC, March 16, 1956
1930 | A79Happy And GayAtco 6069
1931 | A80ChereeAtlantic unissued
1932 | A81Hey BabyAtco 6069
1933 | A82The Jokes On MeAtlantic unissued
* Atco 6069   The Castelles - Happy And Gay / Hey Baby

Chris Barber's Jazz Band

Pat Halcox (cornet) Chris Barber (trombone) Monty Sunshine (clarinet) Lonnie Donegan (banjo) Mickey Ashman (bass) Ron Bowden (drums)
London, England, March 20, 1956
3325Whistlin' RufusNixa (E) NJ 2011; Atlantic unissued
* Nixa (E) NJ 2011   Monty Sunshine - Hush-A-Bye / Chris Barber - Whistlin' Rufus

The Jimmy Giuffre Clarinet

Harry Edison, Shorty Rogers, Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet) Bob Cooper (tenor sax, oboe) Dave Pell (tenor sax, English horn) Marty Berman (baritone sax, bassoon) Ralph Pena (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March 21, 1956
1993Down HomeAtlantic LP 1238
1994My Funny Valentine-
1995Quiet Cook-
1996So Low-
* Atlantic LP 1238   The Jimmy Giuffre Clarinet
= Mosaic MQ10-176, MD6-176   The Complete Capitol And Atlantic Recordings Of Jimmy Giuffre

The Jimmy Giuffre Clarinet

Bud Shank (alto flute) Buddy Collette (alto clarinet, flute) Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet) Harry Klee (bass clarinet, bass flute) Jimmy Rowles (piano, celeste) Shelly Manne (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March 22, 1956
1989The SheepherderAtlantic LP 1238
1990The Sidepipers-
1991Fascinating Rhythm-
1992Deep Purple-
* Atlantic LP 1238   The Jimmy Giuffre Clarinet
= Mosaic MQ10-176, MD6-176   The Complete Capitol And Atlantic Recordings Of Jimmy Giuffre

Chris Barber's Jazz Band / The Monty Sunshine Quartet

Monty Sunshine (clarinet) Lonnie Donegan (banjo) Mickey Ashman (bass) Ron Bowden (drums)
London, England, March 26, 1956
3322Hush-A-ByeNixa (E) NJ 2011; Atlantic 2016, LP 1292
* Atlantic LP 1292   Here Is Chris Barber
* Nixa (E) NJ 2011   Monty Sunshine - Hush-A-Bye / Chris Barber - Whistlin' Rufus
* Atlantic 2016   Chris Barber - You Don't Understand / Hush-A-Bye

Shorty Rogers And His Giants

Shorty Rogers (flugelhorn) Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet, tenor, baritone sax) Herb Geller (alto sax) Bud Shank (alto, baritone sax) Bill Holman (tenor sax) Lou Levy (piano) Ralph Pena (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 27, 1956
1896ToylandAtlantic (E) K 50481; Mosaic MR6-125
1897I Dig Ed-
1898Adam In New York-
1899Clickin' With Clax-
* Atlantic (E) K 50481   Shorty Rogers - Clickin' With Clax
* Mosaic MR6-125, MD4-125   The Complete Atlantic And EMI Jazz Recordings Of Shorty Rogers

The Crescendos

The Crescendos (doo wop group)
Los Angeles, CA, March 27, 1956
1943 | A89You'll Be Thereunissued
1944 | A90Finders Keepers-
1945 | A91Sweet Dreams-
1946 | A92I'll Be Seeing YouAtlantic 2014
* Atlantic 2014   The Crescendos - I'll Be Seeing You / Sweet Dreams

The Clovers

The Clovers (doo wop group)
NYC, March 29, 1956
1938Bring Me LoveAtlantic 1107
1939Your Tender LipsAtlantic 1094, LP 8034
1940Love, Love, LoveAtlantic 1094, EP 590, LP 1248
* Atlantic LP 8034   The Clovers' Dance Party
* Atlantic LP 1248, LP 8009   The Clovers
* Atlantic EP 590   The Clovers
* Atlantic 1107   The Clovers - From The Bottom Of My Heart / Bring Me Love
* Atlantic 1094   The Clovers - Your Tender Lips / Love, Love, Love

Shorty Rogers And His Giants

Shorty Rogers (flugelhorn) Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet, tenor, baritone sax) Herb Geller (alto sax) Bud Shank (alto, baritone sax) Bill Holman (tenor sax) Lou Levy (piano) Ralph Pena (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 30, 1956
1900Put The Goodies OnAtlantic (E) K 50481; Mosaic MR6-125
1901Our Song-
1902Pete's Meat-
1903Mike's Peak-
* Atlantic (E) K 50481   Shorty Rogers - Clickin' With Clax
* Mosaic MR6-125, MD4-125   The Complete Atlantic And EMI Jazz Recordings Of Shorty Rogers

Chuck Willis

2 unknown (alto sax) Gene Barge (tenor sax) unknown (baritone sax) unknown (piano) Roy Gaines (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Chuck Willis (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, April 13, 1956
1947There's Got To Be A WayAtlantic LP 8018
1948It's Too LateAtlantic 1098, EP 591, LP 8001, LP 8018; Atco SD 33-373
1949My LifeAtlantic 1192, LP 8018
1950Kansas City WomenAtlantic 1098, EP 591, LP 8018; Atco SD 33-373
* Atlantic LP 8018   Chuck Willis - The King Of The Stroll
* Atlantic LP 8001   Various Artists - The Greatest Rock And Roll
* Atco SD 33-373   Chuck Willis - His Greatest Recordings: The Early Years
* Atlantic EP 591   Chuck Willis - The King Of The Stroll
* Atlantic 1098   Chuck Willis - It's Too Late / Kansas City Women
* Atlantic 1192   Chuck Willis - My Life / Thunder And Lightning

Cy Walter Solo

Cy Walter (piano)
NYC, April 15, 1956
1951March Of The Siamese ChildrenAtlantic LP 1236
1952Soliloquy-
1953Slaughter On 10th Avenue-
1954Getting To Know You-
1955Carousel Waltzes-
1956I Have Dreamed-
1957Wait Till You See Her-
1958Lover-
1959The Gentleman Is A Dope-
1960Hello Young Lovers-
1961Sing For Your Supper-
1962I Know It Can Happen Againunissued
1963This Can't Be LoveAtlantic LP 1236
1964Suzie Is A Good Thing-
* Atlantic LP 1236   Cy Walter Plays Richard Rodgers Compositions - Rodgers Revisited

Lars Gullin Octet

Georg Vernon (trombone) Arne Domnerus (alto sax, clarinet) Carl-Henrik Norin (tenor sax) Lars Gullin (baritone sax) Rune Falk (baritone sax -1,2,4) Rune Ofwerman (piano) George Riedel (bass) Bert Dahlander (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, April 23, 1956
1. mr1037FedjaMetronome (Swd) MEP 196; Atlantic LP 1246; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-104
2. mr1038Ma, He's Making Eyes At Me (as Ma)Metronome (Swd) MEP 196; East-West LP 4003; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-104
3. mr1039How About YouMetronome (Swd) MEP 197
4. mr1040PerntzMetronome (Swd) MEP 197; Atlantic LP 1246; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-107
* Atlantic LP 1246   Lars Gullin - Baritone Sax
* Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-104   Various Artists - Swedish Jazz 1949-1956, Vol. 1: Siesta
* East-West LP 4003   Lars Gullin Swings
* Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-107   Lars Gullin 1954-1956 - Manchester Fog
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 196   Lars Gullin Octet
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 197   Lars Gullin Septet

Lars Gullin Quartet

Lars Gullin (baritone sax) Rune Ofwerman (piano) Bengt Carlsson (bass) Bert Dahlander (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, April 24, 1956
mr1041All Of MeMetronome (Swd) MEP 198; Atlantic LP 1246; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-107
mr1042Like Someone In LoveMetronome (Swd) MEP 198; East-West LP 4003; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-107
mr1043Jeepers CreepersMetronome (Swd) MEP 199; East-West LP 4003; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-107
mr1044You Go To My HeadMetronome (Swd) MEP 199, JMLP 2-107
* Atlantic LP 1246   Lars Gullin - Baritone Sax
* Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-107   Lars Gullin 1954-1956 - Manchester Fog
* East-West LP 4003   Lars Gullin Swings
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 198   Lars Gullin Quartet
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 199   Lars Gullin Quartet

Lars Gullin Quintet

Ake Persson (trombone) Lars Gullin (baritone sax) Rune Ofwerman (piano) George Riedel (bass) Bert Dahlander (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, April 25, 1956
mr1049So WhatMetronome (Swd) MEP 202; Atlantic LP 1246
mr1050AlwaysMetronome (Swd) MEP 202; East-West LP 4003
* Atlantic LP 1246   Lars Gullin - Baritone Sax
* East-West LP 4003   Lars Gullin Swings
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 202   Lars Gullin Quintet

Lars Gullin With Gosta Theselius And His Orchestra

Jan Allan, Weine Renliden, Nisse Skoog, Bengt-Arne Wallin (trumpet) Gordon Ohlsson, Ake Persson, Georg Vernon (trombone) Arne Domnerus (alto sax) Rolf Blomquist, Carl-Henrik Norin (tenor sax) Rune Falk, Lars Gullin (baritone sax) Rune Ofwerman (piano) George Riedel (bass) Bert Dahlander (drums) Gosta Theselius (arranger)
Stockholm, Sweden, April 25, 1956
mr1045SummertimeMetronome (Swd) MEP 200; Atlantic LP 1246; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-107
mr1046Lover Come Back To MeMetronome (Swd) MEP 200; East-West LP 4003; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-107
mr1047YesterdaysMetronome (Swd) MEP 201; East-West LP 4003
mr1048A Foggy DayMetronome (Swd) MEP 201; Atlantic LP 1246
* Atlantic LP 1246   Lars Gullin - Baritone Sax
* Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-107   Lars Gullin 1954-1956 - Manchester Fog
* East-West LP 4003   Lars Gullin Swings
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 200   Lars Gullin With Gosta Theselius And His Orchestra
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 201   Lars Gullin With Gosta Theselius And His Orchestra

Lars Gullin Sextet

Ake Persson (trombone) Arne Domnerus (alto sax) Lars Gullin (baritone sax) Rune Ofwerman (piano) George Riedel (bass) Bert Dahlander (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, April 26, 1956
mr1051After Eight P.M.Metronome (Swd) MEP 203; East-West LP 4003; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-107
mr1052Mean To MeMetronome (Swd) MEP 203; Atlantic LP 1246
mr1053Medley: Just Friends / Someone To Watch Over Me / Lover ManMetronome (Swd) MEP 204
mr1054Half NelsonMetronome (Swd) MEP 204; East-West LP 4003
* East-West LP 4003   Lars Gullin Swings
* Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-107   Lars Gullin 1954-1956 - Manchester Fog
* Atlantic LP 1246   Lars Gullin - Baritone Sax
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 203   Lars Gullin Sextet
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 204   Lars Gullin Sextet

Ray Charles

Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Joe Harris (drums)
NYC, April 30, 1956
1965Down RayAtlantic LP 1369
1966The Man I Love-
1967Music, Music, MusicAtlantic LP 1369, LP 8094
1968Black CoffeeAtlantic LP 1259
* Atlantic LP 1369   Ray Charles - The Genius After Hours
* Atlantic LP 8094   The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 4
* Atlantic LP 1259, SD 1259   The Great Ray Charles

Phineas Newborn Jr. Quartet

Phineas Newborn Jr. (piano) Calvin Newborn (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, May 3, 1956
1977DaahoudAtlantic EP 579, LP 1235
1978All The Things You AreAtlantic LP 1235
1979Love And Liveunissued
1980BarbadosAtlantic LP 1235
1981Afternoon In ParisAtlantic EP 579, LP 1235
* Atlantic LP 1235, SD 1235   Phineas Newborn Jr. - Here Is Phineas
* Atlantic EP 579   Phineas Newborn Jr. - Here Is Phineas

Phineas Newborn Jr. Trio

Phineas Newborn Jr. (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass -1/4,7) Kenny Clarke (drums -1/4,7)
NYC, May 4, 1956
1. 1982CeliaAtlantic LP 1235
2. 1983Embraceable Youunissued
3. 1984Land's End-
4. 1985I'm Beginning To See The LightAtlantic EP 579, LP 1235
5. 1986The More I See YouAtlantic LP 1235
6. 1987Newport Blues-
7. 1988They Can't Take That Away From Meunissued
* Atlantic LP 1235, SD 1235   Phineas Newborn Jr. - Here Is Phineas
* Atlantic EP 579   Phineas Newborn Jr. - Here Is Phineas

Bill Russo And His Orchestra

Don Geraci, John Howell, Dave Mulholland, Al Muller, Porky Panico (trumpet) Mark Dunn, Earl Hoffman, Paul Krum, Bill Porter, Paul Severson, Tommy Shepard (trombone) Bill Russo (trombone, composer, arranger, conductor) Frank Brouk, Phil Farkus (French horn) Don Habner (tuba) Lenny Druss, Bart Grimes, Gus Jean, Don Kolbart, Vito Price, Mike Simpson, Kenny Soderblom, Phil Wing (sax, woodwinds) Eddie Baker (piano) Earl Backus (guitar) Mel Schmidt (bass) Dominic "Mickey" Simonetta (drums)
Chicago, IL, May 6, 1956
1997The World Of Alcina: Ballet MusicAtlantic LP 1241
-The World Of Alcina: 1st Dance: Solo Of Girl-
-The World Of Alcina: 2nd Dance: Solo Of Boy-
-The World Of Alcina: 3rd Dance: Chorus And Solo Of Girl-
-The World Of Alcina: 4th Dance: Duet For Boy And Girl-
-The World Of Alcina: 5th Dance: Chorus-Solo Of Boy/Solo Of Girl Ensemble-
* Atlantic LP 1241   Bill Russo - The World Of Alcina

The Tibbs Brothers

The Tibbs Brothers
NYC, May 13, 1956
2002 | A93I'm Going CrazyAtco 6074
2003 | A94Blues For SaleAtlantic unissued
2004 | A95Miss Rip Van WinkleAtco 6074
A96not used
A97-
A98-
A99-
* Atco 6074   The Tibbs Brothers - I'm Going Crazy / (Wake Up) Miss Rip Van Winkle

Ray Charles

Joe Bridgewater, John Hunt (trumpet) David Newman (tenor, alto sax) Emmett Dennis (baritone sax) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Roosevelt Sheffield (bass) William Peeples (drums) The Cookies (doo wop group)
NYC, May 16, 1956
1998Lovely AvenueAtlantic 1108, EP 607, LP 8025, LP 8063
1999I Want To KnowAtlantic 1124, LP 8025, LP 8083
2000Leave My Woman AloneAtlantic 1108, LP 8025, LP 8054
2001What Kind Of A Man Are Youunissued
* Atlantic LP 8025   Ray Charles - Yes Indeed
* Atlantic LP 8063   The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 1
= Atlantic LP 2-900   The Ray Charles Story
* Atlantic LP 8083   The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 3
* Atlantic LP 8054   Ray Charles - Do The Twist
* Atlantic EP 607   Ray Charles
* Atlantic 1108   Ray Charles - Lovely Avenue / Leave My Woman Alone
* Atlantic 1124   Ray Charles - I Want To Know / Ain't That Love

Chris Connor With Ralph Burns' Orchestra

Chris Connor (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Ralph Burns (arranger, conductor)
NYC, June 5, 1956
2006'Round MidnightAtlantic LP 1240
2007But Not For Me-
2008Oh! You Crazy MoonAtlantic LP 1240, LP 8082
2009High On A Windy HillAtlantic LP 1240
* Atlantic LP 1240   Chris Connor - He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not
* Atlantic LP 8082   The Best Of Chris Connor

Chris Connor With Ralph Burns' Orchestra

Chris Connor (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Ralph Burns (arranger, conductor): same personnel
NYC, June 6, 1956
2010Why Can't IAtlantic LP 1240
2011Suddenly It's Spring-
2012Angel Eyes-
2013You Stepped Out Of A Dream-
* Atlantic LP 1240   Chris Connor - He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not

The Clovers

The Clovers (doo wop group)
NYC, June 7, 1956
2005I'm A Lonely FoolAtlantic 1118
* Atlantic 1118   The Clovers - Baby Baby, Oh My Darling / A Lonely Fool

The Clovers

The Clovers (doo wop group): same personnel
NYC, June 8, 1956
2014Springtimeunissued
2015From The Bottom Of My HeartAtlantic 1107, EP 590, LP 8001
* Atlantic LP 8001   Various Artists - The Greatest Rock And Roll
* Atlantic EP 590   The Clovers
* Atlantic 1107   The Clovers - From The Bottom Of My Heart / Bring Me Love

Ruth Brown

Ruth Brown (vocals) and others
NYC, June 12, 1956
2016Mom, Oh MomAtlantic 1102
2017What Makes Me Want Youunissued
2018The End Of My StoryAtlantic 1102
* Atlantic 1102   Ruth Brown - I Want To Be Loved / Mom, Oh Mom

LaVern Baker With Ray Ellis' Orchestra

unknown (sax, piano, guitar, bass, drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) unknown (vocal group) Ray Ellis (arranger, director)
NYC, June 14, 1956
2019-1StillAtlantic 1104, EP 588, LP 8007; Atco SD 33-372
2020-1I Can't Love You EnoughAtlantic 1104, LP 8001, LP 8007, LP 8078
2021Only A Foolunissued
* Atlantic LP 8007   LaVern Baker
* Atco SD 33-372   LaVern Baker - Her Greatest Recordings: The Early Years
* Atlantic LP 8001   Various Artists - The Greatest Rock And Roll
* Atlantic LP 8078   The Best Of LaVern Baker
* Atlantic EP 588   LaVern Baker
* Atlantic 1104   LaVern Baker - I Can't Love You Enough / Still

Mabel Mercer

George Cory or Sam Hamilton (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Mabel Mercer (vocals)
NYC, June 17, 1956
2030Blame It On My YouthAtlantic LP 1244
2031Poor Pierrot-
2032It's A Lie, It's A Fake!-
2033Young And Foolish-
2034Is It Always Like This-
2035Wait Till You See Her-
* Atlantic LP 1244   Midnight At Mabel Mercer's

Mabel Mercer

George Cory or Sam Hamilton (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Mabel Mercer (vocals): same personnel
NYC, June 17 & 18, 1956
2036Just Once Around The ClockAtlantic LP 1244
2037Wouldn't It Be Loverly-
2038Lonely Little Boy-
2039Sonnet-
2040Lucky To Be Me-
2041He Was Too Good To Me-
2042Lazy Afternoon-
2043Some Other Time-
2044Walk-Up-
2045Mandy Make Up Your Mind-
* Atlantic LP 1244   Midnight At Mabel Mercer's

The Drifters

unknown (tenor sax, piano, bass, drums) Jimmy Oliver (guitar) Johnny Moore (lead tenor vocals) Gerhart Thrasher (tenor vocals) Andrew Thrasher (baritone vocals) Bill Pinkney (bass vocals)
NYC, June 21, 1956
2046Soldier Of FortuneAtlantic 1100, LP 8022
2047Honky TonkyAtlantic LP 8041, LP 8140
2048I Gotta Get Myself A WomanAtlantic 1100, LP 8022
2049Sadie My LadyAtlantic 2087 (alt.), LP 8041
* Atlantic LP 8022   The Drifters - Rockin' And Driftin'
* Atlantic LP 8041   The Drifters' Greatest Hits
* Atlantic LP 8140, SD 8140   Various Artists - Beach Beat
* Atlantic 1100   The Drifters - Soldier Of Fortune / I Gotta Get Myself A Woman
* Atlantic 2087 (alt.)   The Drifters (no details)

Glenn Reeves And Willis

Glenn Reeves, Hal Willis
Nashville, TN, June, 1956
2022 | A100Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-O-DeeAtco 6080
2023 | A101Rockin' Country Style-
* Atco 6080   Glenn Reeves - Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee / Rockin' Country Style

Hal Willis

Hal Willis
Nashville, TN, June, 1956
2024 | A102Bop-A-Dee-Bop-A-DooAtlantic 1114
2025 | A103My Pink Cadillac-
* Atlantic 1114   Hal Willis - Bop-A-Dee-Bop-A-Doo / My Pink Cadillac

The Crescendos

The Crescendos (doo wop group)
Nashville, TN, June, 1956
2026Finders KeepersAtlantic 1109, (J) P-4590A
2027Sweet DreamsAtlantic 1109, 2014, 2014 (alt.)
2028I'll Be Seeing YouAtlantic 2014 (alt.)
2029unknown titlerejected
* Atlantic (J) P-4590A   Various Artists - Atlantic Do Wap Special
* Atlantic 2014   The Crescendos - I'll Be Seeing You / Sweet Dreams
* Atlantic 2014 (alt.)   The Crescendos - I'll Be Seeing You / Sweet Dreams
* Atlantic 1109   The Crescendos - Finders Keepers / Sweet Dreams

The Royal Jokers

The Royal Jokers (R&B group)
NYC, July 9, 1956
2054 | A115My Heart Is BrokenAtlantic unissued
2055 | A116She's Mine All MineAtco 6077
2056 | A117BeansAtlantic unissued
* Atco 6077   The Royal Jokers - Ride On Little Girl / She's Mine All Mine

The Sensations

The Sensations (doo wop group)
NYC, July 9, 1956
2057 | A120How Much I Love YouAtlantic unissued
2058 | A121Little WallflowerAtco 6083
2059 | A122Such A Love-
* Atco 6083   The Sensations - Little Wallflower / Such A Love

Barbara And Jimmy Johnson

Barbara Johnson, Jimmy Johnson
NYC, July 9, 1956
2108 | A130Wonderful BabyAtlantic unissued

Barbara Johnson

Barbara Johnson (vocals)
NYC, July 9, 1956
3630 | A118I Get The FeelingAtlantic unissued
3631 | A119Foolish Lies-

Clyde McPhatter

Clyde McPhatter (vocals) and others
NYC, July 26, 1956
2060I'm Lonely TonightAtlantic 1106, LP 8031
2061Anywhereunissued
2062Thirty DaysAtlantic 1106, EP 584, LP 8001, LP 8003
* Atlantic LP 8031   Clyde McPhatter - Clyde
* Atlantic LP 8001   Various Artists - The Greatest Rock And Roll
* Atlantic LP 8003   Clyde McPhatter And The Drifters
* Atlantic EP 584   Clyde McPhatter
* Atlantic 1106   Clyde McPhatter - Thirty Days / I'm Lonely Tonight

Chris Connor With Ray Ellis' Orchestra

Chris Connor (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Ray Ellis (arranger, conductor)
NYC, July 28, 1956
2063My Heart Is So Full Of YouAtlantic 1105, EP 580, LP 8014
2064I Miss You SoAtlantic 1105, EP 580, LP 8014, LP 8082
2065Radar BluesAtlantic LP 8014
* Atlantic LP 8014   Chris Connor - I Miss You So
* Atlantic LP 8082   The Best Of Chris Connor
* Atlantic EP 580   Chris Connor - I Miss You So
* Atlantic 1105   Chris Connor - My Heart Is So Full Of You / I Miss You So

John Lewis Quartet

John Lewis (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
NYC, July 30, 1956
2526The Bluesunissued
2527It Never Entered My MindAtlantic LP 1272
2528The Bad And The Beautiful-
2529Warmeland (as Dear Old Stockholm)-
2530Untitled Lewis Originalunissued
2531Jeannine-
2532My Heart Stood Still-
* Atlantic LP 1272   The John Lewis Piano

Walter Spriggs

Sam Taylor (tenor sax) Ernie Hayes (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Doles Dickens (bass) Panama Francis (drums) Walter Spriggs (vocals)
NYC, August 3, 1956
2066 | A123I Pawned EverythingAtco 6079
2067 | A124Don't Cha Want My Lovin'Atlantic unissued
2068 | A125Bodacious-
2069 | A126Love You, Love You, Love YouAtco 6079
* Atco 6079   Walter Spriggs - (I'm Gonna) Love You, Love You, Love You / I Pawned Everything

Dick Katz and others

Dick Katz (piano) and others
NYC, August 6, 1956
2070TimoniumAtlantic unissued
2071Katz Whiskers-
2072How Long Has This Been Going On-

Chris Connor With Ralph Burns' Orchestra

Chris Connor (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Ralph Burns (arranger, conductor)
NYC, August 7, 1956
2073I Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To DryAtlantic LP 1240
2074Thursday's Child-
2075I Wonder What Became Of Me-
2076About The Blues-
* Atlantic LP 1240   Chris Connor - He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not

The Dynaflows

The Dynaflows
NYC, August 9, 1956
2105 | A127I'm So HappyAtlantic unissued
2106 | A128Let Me Hold Your Hand-
2107 | A129Climb The Steeple-

Thomas Talbert And His Orchestra

Nick Travis, Joe Wilder (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Aaron Sachs (clarinet, tenor sax) George Wallington (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Tom Talbert (arranger, conductor)
NYC, August 24, 1956
2092Keepin' Out Of Mischief NowAtlantic LP 1250
2093Black And Blue-
2094Clothesline Ballet-
2095Bond Street-
* Atlantic LP 1250, SD 1250   Thomas Talbert - Bix, Duke, Fats

The Modern Jazz Quartet With Jimmy Giuffre

Milt Jackson (vibes) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums) with guest artist: Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet -2,4,5)
"Music Inn", Lenox, MA, August 28, 1956
1. 2096Oh Bess, Oh Where's My BessAtlantic LP 1247, SD 1247; Mosaic MD7-249
2. 2097A Fugue For Music InnAtlantic LP 1247, SD 1247; Mosaic MD7-249, MQ10-176
3. 2098Two Degrees East, Three Degrees WestAtlantic LP 1247, SD 1247; Mosaic MD7-249
4. 2099SerenadeAtlantic LP 1247, SD 1247; Mosaic MD7-249, MQ10-176
5. 2100FunAtlantic LP 1247, SD 1247, SD 2-301; Mosaic MD7-249, MQ10-176
6. 2101Sun DanceAtlantic LP 1247; Mosaic MD7-249
7. -Sun Dance (stereo take)Atlantic SD 1247; Mosaic MD7-249
8. 2102The Man That Got AwayAtlantic LP 1247, SD 1247; Mosaic MD7-249
9. 2103A Morning In Paris-
10. 2104Variation No. 1 On God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen-
* Atlantic LP 1247   The Modern Jazz Quartet At Music Inn - Guest Artist: Jimmy Giuffre
* Atlantic SD 1247   The Modern Jazz Quartet At Music Inn - Guest Artist: Jimmy Giuffre
* Mosaic MQ10-176, MD6-176   The Complete Capitol And Atlantic Recordings Of Jimmy Giuffre
* Atlantic SD 2-301   The Art Of The Modern Jazz Quartet
* Mosaic MD7-249   The Complete Atlantic Studio Recordings Of The Modern Jazz Quartet 1956-64

Chuck Willis

unknown (alto sax) Gene Barge (tenor sax) unknown (baritone sax) unknown (piano) unknown (guitar) Eddie McMullen (Hawaiian guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Chuck Willis (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, August 30, 1956
2079-1JuanitaAtlantic 1112, EP 591, LP 8018
2080-2Watcha Gonna Do When Your Baby Leaves You-
2081Ease The PainAtlantic 1130, EP 609, LP 8018; Atco SD 33-373
* Atlantic LP 8018   Chuck Willis - The King Of The Stroll
* Atco SD 33-373   Chuck Willis - His Greatest Recordings: The Early Years
* Atlantic EP 591   Chuck Willis - The King Of The Stroll
* Atlantic EP 609   Chuck Willis - The King Of The Stroll
* Atlantic 1112   Chuck Willis - Juanita / Watcha Gonna Do When Your Baby Leaves You
* Atlantic 1130   Chuck Willis - Ease The Pain / C.C. Rider

Historic Jazz Concert At Music Inn

Jimmy Giuffre, Pee Wee Russell (clarinet) George Wein (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
"Music Inn", Lenox, MA, August 30, 1956
3356Blues In E-FlatAtlantic LP 1298; Mosaic MQ10-176
Rex Stewart (trumpet) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor sax) George Wein (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
3357In A Mellotone-
Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet) Teddy Charles (vibraharp) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
3358The Quiet Time-
Herbie Mann (flute) Dick Katz (piano) Oscar Pettiford (cello) Ray Brown (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
3359Body And SoulAtlantic LP 1298
* Atlantic LP 1298   Various Artists - Historic Jazz Concert At Music Inn
* Mosaic MQ10-176, MD6-176   The Complete Capitol And Atlantic Recordings Of Jimmy Giuffre

Patty McGovern With Thomas Talbert's Orchestra

Joe Wilder (trumpet) Jim Buffington (French horn) Al Block or Joe Soldo, Jerry Sanfino (flute) Sey Schwartberg (bassoon) Danny Bank, Ernest Bright (clarinet) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Arnold Fishkin, Jack Lesberg (bass) Osie Johnson, Don Lamond (drums) Patty McGovern (vocals) Tom Talbert (arranger, conductor)
NYC, August, 1956
4437Alone TogetherAtlantic LP 1245
4438I Like Snow-
4439Crazy He Calls Me-
4440You Don't Know What Love Is-
4441All In Fun-
4442Hooray For Love-
4443Lonely Town-
4444Wednesday's Child-
4445Love Isn't Everything-
4446Get Out Of Town-
4447Winter Song-
4448By Myself-
* Atlantic LP 1245   Patty McGovern/Thomas Talbert - Wednesday's Child

George Wallington Trio

George Wallington (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Nick Stabulas (drums)
NYC, September 4 & 5, 1956
2142GodchildAtlantic LP 1275
2143In A Sentimental Mood-
2144The End Of A Love Affair-
2145Will You Still Be Mine-
2146Billie's Tune-
2147The Ghostly Lover-
2148Up Jumped The Devil-
2149World Weary-
2150Serendipity-
2151It's All Right With Me-
2152The Baronunissued
2153One Night Of LoveAtlantic LP 1275
* Atlantic LP 1275, SD 1275   George Wallington - Knight Music

Ivory Joe Hunter With Ray Ellis' Orchestra

Ivory Joe Hunter (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Ray Ellis (director)
NYC, September 5, 1956
2082Since I Met You BabyAtlantic 1111, EP 589, LP 8001, LP 8008, LP 8037, LP 8163, SD 2-504
2083You Can't Stop Those Rolling And Rockin'Atlantic 1111, LP 8008
2084All My LifeAtlantic EP 575, LP 8015
2085To Lose YouAtlantic LP 8015
* Atlantic LP 8001   Various Artists - The Greatest Rock And Roll
* Atlantic LP 8008   Ivory Joe Hunter
* Atlantic LP 8037   Various Artists - The Rockin' Fifties
* Atlantic LP 8163, SD 8163   Various Artists - History Of Rhythm And Blues, Vol. 3: Rock And Roll 1956-57
* Atlantic SD 2-504   Various Artists - The Atlantic Soul Years
* Atlantic LP 8015   Ivory Joe Hunter - Ivory Joe Sings The Old And New
* Atlantic EP 589   Ivory Joe Hunter
* Atlantic EP 575   Clyde McPhatter/LaVern Baker/Ivory Joe Hunter/Ruth Brown - All Star Rock And Roll
* Atlantic 1111   Ivory Joe Hunter - Since I Met You Baby / You Can't Stop Those Rolling And Rockin'

Thomas Talbert And His Orchestra

Joe Wilder (trumpet) Jim Buffington (French horn) Joe Soldo (flute) Harold Goltzer (bassoon) Danny Bank (clarinet) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Tom Talbert (arranger, conductor)
NYC, September 7, 1956
2135CandlelightsAtlantic LP 1250
2136In A Mist-
2137In The Dark-
* Atlantic LP 1250, SD 1250   Thomas Talbert - Bix, Duke, Fats

Tommy Potter Sextet (Septet)

Rolf Ericson (trumpet) Ake Persson (trombone) Hacke Bjorksten (tenor sax) Stig Gabrielsson (baritone sax) Freddie Redd (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Joe Harris (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, September 10, 1956
These Foolish ThingsMetronome (Swd) MEP 239; Nixa (E) NJL 14
Lover Come Back To MeMetronome (Swd) MEP 239
4486Reets And IMetronome (Swd) MEP 239; Nixa (E) NJL 14; East-West LP 4001
4481The ImpMetronome (Swd) MEP 241; East-West LP 4001
4485T.N.T.Metronome (Swd) MEP 241; Nixa (E) NJL 14; East-West LP 4001
Don't Blame MeMetronome (Swd) MEP 240
It's The Talk Of The Town-
ThoroughfareMetronome (Swd) MEP 240; Nixa (E) NJL 14
* Nixa (E) NJL 14   Rolf Ericson/Freddie Redd - Session In Stockholm
* East-West LP 4001   Tommy Potter's Hard Funk
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 239   Tommy Potter Sextet
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 241   Tommy Potter Sextet
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 240   Tommy Potter Sextet

Rolf Ericson Sextet

Rolf Ericson (trumpet) Ake Persson (trombone) Erik Norstrom (tenor sax) Freddie Redd (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Joe Harris (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, September 13, 1956
mr1162 | 4483Russ And ArleneMetronome (Swd) MEP 247; Nixa (E) NJL 14; East-West LP 4001
mr1163 | 4482Keester ParadeMetronome (Swd) MEP 245; Nixa (E) NJL 14; East-West LP 4001
mr1164Number FiveMetronome (Swd) MEP 246
mr1165SpontaneousMetronome (Swd) MEP 245
mr1166 | 4484PunschMetronome (Swd) MEP 246; Nixa (E) NJL 14; East-West LP 4001
mr1167Ballad Medley: Summertime / Darn That Dream / Embraceable You / TenderlyMetronome (Swd) MEP 247; Nixa (E) NJL 14
* Nixa (E) NJL 14   Rolf Ericson/Freddie Redd - Session In Stockholm
* East-West LP 4001   Tommy Potter's Hard Funk
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 247   Rolf Ericson Sextet
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 245   Rolf Ericson Sextet
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 246   Rolf Ericson Sextet

Big Jay McNeely

Big Jay McNeely (tenor sax, vocals?) and others
NYC, September 13, 1956
2109 | A131Check Out, Part 1Atlantic unissued
2110 | A132Check Out, Part 2-
2111 | A133Coles Slaw-
2112 | A134Flyin' Home-
2113 | A135Movin' And Groovin' With Hound Dog-
2114 | A136No Home Blues-
2115 | A137Shuffle-
2116 | A138Fish-
2117 | A139Deacon's Bop-
2118 | A140Bongo-
2119 | A141You Are My Sunshine-
2120 | A142Chicken In The Bread Pan-
2121 | A143That's The Groovy Thing-
2122 | A144Slow Blues-

Thomas Talbert And His Orchestra

Joe Wilder (trumpet) Eddie Bert (trombone) Jim Buffington (French horn) Aaron Sachs (clarinet, tenor sax) Danny Bank (bass clarinet) Joe Soldo (alto sax, flute) Claude Williamson (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Tom Talbert (arranger, conductor)
NYC, September 14, 1956
2138Prelude To A KissAtlantic LP 1250
2139Green Night And Orange Bright-
2140Medley: Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me / Koko-
* Atlantic LP 1250, SD 1250   Thomas Talbert - Bix, Duke, Fats

Ruth Brown

unknown (2 trumpet, tenor, baritone sax, piano, guitar, bass, drums, vocal group) Ruth Brown (vocals)
NYC, September 25, 1956
2123Lucky LipsAtlantic 1125, EP 585, LP 8004, LP 8021, LP 8080; Atco SD 7009
2124When I Get You BabyAtlantic 1140, LP 8026
2125I'd Pay The Price Againunissued
2126One More TimeAtlantic 1140, LP 8026
* Atlantic LP 8004   Ruth Brown
* Atlantic LP 8021   Various Artists - Rock And Roll Forever, Vol. 2
* Atlantic LP 8080   The Best Of Ruth Brown
* Atco SD 7009   Ruth Brown - unknown title
* Atlantic LP 8026   Ruth Brown - Miss Rhythm
* Atlantic EP 585   Ruth Brown
* Atlantic 1125   Ruth Brown - Lucky Lips / My Heart Is Breaking Over You
* Atlantic 1140   Ruth Brown - When I Get You Baby / One More Time

Lee Konitz Quartet

Lee Konitz (alto, tenor sax) Sal Mosca (piano) Peter Ind (bass) Dick Scott (drums)
NYC, September 26, 1956
2247-3IndianaAtlantic LP 1258
2248You'd Be So Nice To Come Home ToAtlantic (J) P-6109A, (J) P-4566A
2249-2Star EyesAtlantic LP 1258
2250-1Nesuhi's InstantAtlantic LP 1258, (J) P-6109A, (J) P-4566A
2251I'll Remember YouAtlantic (J) P-6109A, (J) P-4566A
2252-4All Of MeAtlantic LP 1258
2253My Melancholy Babyunissued
2254What's New-
* Atlantic LP 1258, SD 1258   Lee Konitz - Inside Hi-Fi
* Atlantic (J) P-6109A   Lee Konitz - Worth While Konitz
* Atlantic (J) P-4566A   Lee Konitz - Worth While Konitz

Clyde McPhatter

Joe Harris (drums) Clyde McPhatter (vocals) and others
NYC, October 10, 1956
2154My Island Of DreamsAtlantic 2018, EP 618, LP 8031
2155Without Love (There Is Nothing)Atlantic 1117, EP 584, LP 8003, LP 8191
2156HeartachesAtlantic 1149, LP 8024
2157Rock And CryAtlantic 1158, LP 8024
* Atlantic LP 8031   Clyde McPhatter - Clyde
* Atlantic LP 8003   Clyde McPhatter And The Drifters
* Atlantic LP 8191, SD 8191   Various Artists - Beach Beat, Vol. 2
* Atlantic LP 8024   Clyde McPhatter - Love Ballads
* Atlantic EP 618   Clyde McPhatter - Clyde
* Atlantic EP 584   Clyde McPhatter
* Atlantic 2018   Clyde McPhatter - Lovey Dovey / My Island Of Dreams
* Atlantic 1117   Clyde McPhatter - Without Love (There Is Nothing) / I Make Believe
* Atlantic 1149   Clyde McPhatter - Long, Lonely Nights / Heartaches
* Atlantic 1158   Clyde McPhatter - You'll Be There / Rock And Cry

Chris Connor With Ray Ellis' Orchestra

Chris Connor (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Ray Ellis (arranger, conductor)
NYC, October 16, 1956
2158Time Out For TearsAtlantic 1121, EP 580, LP 8014
2159Trust In MeAtlantic 1138, LP 8014
2160Mixed Emotions-
2161I Love You Yes I DoAtlantic 1121, EP 580, LP 8014
* Atlantic LP 8014   Chris Connor - I Miss You So
* Atlantic EP 580   Chris Connor - I Miss You So
* Atlantic 1121   Chris Connor - Time Out For Tears / I Love You Yes I Do
* Atlantic 1138   Chris Connor - Trust In Me / Mixed Emotions

Lee Konitz Quartet

Lee Konitz (alto, tenor sax) Billy Bauer (guitar) Arnold Fishkin (bass) Dick Scott (drums)
NYC, October 16, 1956
2255Untitledunissued
2256-2Sweet And LovelyAtlantic LP 1258
2257-4Cork 'N' Bib (as Cork 'N' Rib)-
2258-3Everything Happens To Me-
2259-1Kary's Trance-
2260Joyvilleunissued
* Atlantic LP 1258, SD 1258   Lee Konitz - Inside Hi-Fi

LaVern Baker With Ray Ellis' Orchestra

unknown (sax, piano, guitar, bass, drums) LaVern Baker (vocals) unknown (vocal group) Ray Ellis (arranger, director)
NYC, October 19, 1956
2162Romance In The DarkAtlantic LP 8002, LP 8078
2163Harbor LightsAtlantic 1189, LP 8002, LP 8078
2164I'll Never Be FreeAtlantic LP 8002
2165Everybody's Somebody's Fool-
2166Fool That I AmAtlantic LP 8002, LP 8078
2167How Long Will It BeAtlantic LP 8002
* Atlantic LP 8002   LaVern Baker - LaVern
* Atlantic LP 8078   The Best Of LaVern Baker
* Atlantic 1189   LaVern Baker - Harbor Lights / Whipper Snapper

Jimmy Witherspoon

Jimmy Witherspoon (vocals) The Quintones (vocal group) and others
NYC, possibly October 19, 1956
2168 | A147CongratulationsAtlantic unissued
2169 | A148Still In LoveAtco 6084
2170 | A149My Girl IvyAtco 6084; Route 66 (Swd) Kix 31
* Atco 6084   Jimmy Witherspoon - Still In Love / My Girl Ivy
* Route 66 (Swd) Kix 31   Jimmy Witherspoon (no details)

Jimmy Witherspoon And Wilbur DeParis "New" New Orleans Band

Sidney DeParis (cornet) Wilbur DeParis (trombone) Omer Simeon (clarinet) Sonny White (piano) Shep Shepard (banjo) Benny Moten (bass) Wilbert Kirk (drums) Jimmy Witherspoon (vocals)
NYC, October 23, 1956
2171 | A150Test Oneunissued
2172 | A151Wrought Iron Rag-
2173 | A152Ain't Nobody's BusinessAtlantic LP 1266
2174 | A153How Long BluesAtlantic EP 600, LP 1266
2175 | A154Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Outunissued
2176 | A155St. Louis BluesAtlantic LP 1266
* Atlantic LP 1266   Jimmy Witherspoon And Wilbur DeParis "New" New Orleans Band - Callin' The Blues
* Atlantic EP 600   Jimmy Witherspoon And Wilbur DeParis "New" New Orleans Band - Callin' The Blues

Teddy Charles Orchestra

Art Farmer (trumpet) Eddie Bert (trombone -1) Jim Buffington (French horn -1) Don Butterfield (tuba) Hal Stein (alto sax) Bob Newman (tenor sax) George Barrow (baritone sax) Teddy Charles (vibes) Hall Overton (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Addison Farmer (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
NYC, October 23, 1956
1. 2199A Word From BirdAtlantic LP 1274
2. 2200Showtime-
* Atlantic LP 1274   Teddy Charles - The Word From Bird

Wynonie Harris

Wynonie Harris (vocals) and others
NYC, October 24, 1956
2177 | A157Destination LoveAtco 6081
2178 | A158Good Rock And RollAtlantic unissued
2179 | A156Tell A Whale Of A TaleAtco 6081
* Atco 6081   Wynonie Harris - Destination Love / Tell A Whale Of A Tale

Wilbur DeParis And His "New" New Orleans Jazz

Sidney DeParis (trumpet) Wilbur DeParis (trombone) Omer Simeon (clarinet) Sonny White (piano) Lee Blair (banjo) Benny Moten (bass) Wilbert Kirk (drums, harmonica)
"Symphony Hall", Boston, MA, October 26, 1956
2190MajorcaAtlantic EP 576, LP 1253
2191Juba DanceAtlantic LP 1253
2192Toll Gate Blues-
2193Wrought Iron Rag-
2194Cielito LindoAtlantic EP 576, LP 1253
2195I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister KateAtlantic LP 1253
2196BanjokerAtlantic EP 576, LP 1253
2197Piano BluesAtlantic LP 1253
2198Farewell Blues-
* Atlantic LP 1253, SD 1253   Wilbur DeParis At Symphony Hall
* Atlantic EP 576   Wilbur DeParis At Symphony Hall

The Drifters

Jimmy Oliver (guitar) Johnny Moore (lead tenor vocals) Gerhart Thrasher (tenor vocals) Charlie Hughes (baritone vocals) Tommy Evans (bass vocals)
NYC, November 8, 1956
2184It Was A TearAtlantic 1123, LP 8022
2185Fools Fall In LoveAtlantic 1123, EP 592, LP 8022, LP 8163; Atco SD 33-375
* Atlantic LP 8022   The Drifters - Rockin' And Driftin'
* Atlantic LP 8163, SD 8163   Various Artists - History Of Rhythm And Blues, Vol. 3: Rock And Roll 1956-57
* Atco SD 33-375   The Drifters - Their Greatest Recordings: The Early Years
* Atlantic EP 592   The Drifters - Rockin' And Driftin'
* Atlantic 1123   The Drifters - Fools Fall In Love / It Was A Tear

George Byron

Andre Previn (piano, arranger, conductor) George Byron (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, November 9, 1956
4466The Touch Of Your HandAtlantic LP 1293
4467Nice To Be Near You-
4468Introduce Me-
4469April Fooled Me-
* Atlantic LP 1293, SD 1293   George Byron Sings New And Rediscovered Jerome Kern Songs

Teddy Charles Quartet

Teddy Charles (vibes) Hall Overton (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
NYC, November 12, 1956
2188LauraAtlantic LP 1274; Rhino R2 72871
2189unknown titleunissued
2201When Your Lover Has GoneAtlantic LP 1274; Rhino R2 72871
2202Just One Of Those Things-
2203Blue Greens-
* Atlantic LP 1274   Teddy Charles - The Word From Bird
* Rhino R2 72871   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1956-1961

Little "Lambsie" Penn

Little "Lambsie" Penn
NYC, November 12, 1956
2186 | A159Painted Lips And PigtailsAtco 6082
2187 | A160Spend Christmas With Elvis-
* Atco 6082   Little "Lambsie" Penn - (I Wanna) Spend Christmas With Elvis / Painted Lips And Pigtails

Jimmy Witherspoon And Wilbur DeParis "New" New Orleans Band

Sidney DeParis (cornet) Wilbur DeParis (trombone) Omer Simeon (clarinet) Sonny White (piano) Shep Shepard (banjo) Benny Moten (bass) Wilbert Kirk (drums) Jimmy Witherspoon (vocals)
NYC, November 19, 1956
2208 | A165Lotus BlossomAtlantic EP 600, LP 1266
2209 | A166When The Sun Goes DownAtlantic LP 1266
2210 | A167See See Rider-
2211 | A168Careless Love-
2212 | A169Trouble In MindAtlantic EP 600, LP 1266
2213 | A170Big Fine Girl-
2214 | A171Good Rollin' BluesAtlantic LP 1266
* Atlantic LP 1266   Jimmy Witherspoon And Wilbur DeParis "New" New Orleans Band - Callin' The Blues
* Atlantic EP 600   Jimmy Witherspoon And Wilbur DeParis "New" New Orleans Band - Callin' The Blues

Joe Castro Trio

Joe Castro (piano) Ed Shonk (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
NYC, November 19, 1956
2215You Stepped Out Of A DreamAtlantic EP 599, LP 1264
2216How High The Moonunissued
2217Prelude To A Kiss-
2218Bernie's Tune-
* Atlantic LP 1264, SD 1264   Joe Castro - Mood Jazz
* Atlantic EP 599   Joe Castro - Mood Jazz

Joe Turner And His Blues Kings

unknown (brass) unknown (sax) unknown (piano, organ, guitar, bass, drums) Joe Turner (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, November 20, 1956
2219After AwhileAtlantic 1131, LP 8023
2220Midnight Special TrainAtlantic 1122, EP 606, LP 8005, LP 8081
2221Red Sails In The SunsetAtlantic 1131, LP 8023
2222Feelin' HappyAtlantic 1122, EP 586, LP 8005
* Atlantic LP 8023   Joe Turner - Rockin' The Blues
* Atlantic LP 8005   Joe Turner
* Atlantic LP 8081   The Best Of Joe Turner
* Atlantic EP 606   Joe Turner
* Atlantic EP 586   Joe Turner
* Atlantic 1131   Joe Turner - After Awhile / Red Sails In The Sunset
* Atlantic 1122   Joe Turner - Midnight Special Train / Feelin' Happy

Ray Charles

Joe Bridgewater, John Hunt (trumpet) David Newman (tenor, alto sax) Emmett Dennis (baritone sax) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Roosevelt Sheffield (bass) William Peeples (drums)
NYC, November 20, 1956
2223The RayAtlantic LP 1259
2224I Surrender, Dear-
2225Hornful SoulAtlantic LP 1369
2226Ain't Misbehavin'-
2227AJoy Ride-
2228ASweet Sixteen BarsAtlantic 2068, EP 597, LP 1259, LP 8063, LP 1337, SD 1543, SD 1528
* Atlantic LP 1259, SD 1259   The Great Ray Charles
* Atlantic LP 1369   Ray Charles - The Genius After Hours
* Atlantic LP 8063   The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 1
= Atlantic LP 2-900   The Ray Charles Story
* Atlantic LP 1337   Various Artists - The Blues In Modern Jazz
* Atlantic SD 1543   The Best Of Ray Charles
* Atlantic SD 1528   Various Artists - Jazz Super Hits
* Atlantic EP 597   The Great Ray Charles
* Atlantic 2068   Ray Charles - Sweet Sixteen Bars / Tell The Truth

Ray Charles

Joe Bridgewater, John Hunt (trumpet) David Newman (tenor, alto sax) Emmett Dennis (baritone sax) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Roosevelt Sheffield (bass) William Peeples (drums): same personnel
NYC, November 26, 1956
2227Doodlin'Atlantic EP 597, LP 1259, LP 1337, SD 1528, SD 1543, LP 8063
2228There's No YouAtlantic LP 1259
2229UndecidedAtlantic LP 1259, LP 8094
2230My Melancholy BabyAtlantic LP 1259
4759Doodlin', Part 1Atlantic 5005
4760Doodlin', Part 2-
* Atlantic LP 1259, SD 1259   The Great Ray Charles
* Atlantic LP 1337   Various Artists - The Blues In Modern Jazz
* Atlantic SD 1528   Various Artists - Jazz Super Hits
* Atlantic SD 1543   The Best Of Ray Charles
* Atlantic LP 8063   The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 1
= Atlantic LP 2-900   The Ray Charles Story
* Atlantic LP 8094   The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 4
* Atlantic EP 597   The Great Ray Charles
* Atlantic 5005   Ray Charles - Doodlin', Part 1&2

Ray Charles

Joe Bridgewater, John Hunt (trumpet) David Newman (tenor, alto sax) Emmett Dennis (baritone sax) Ray Charles (piano, vocals) Roosevelt Sheffield (bass) William Peeples (drums): same personnel
NYC, November 27, 1956
2231It's All RightAtlantic 1143, LP 8025, LP 8083
2232Ain't That LoveAtlantic 1124, EP 587, LP 8006, LP 8063
2233Get On The Right Track, BabyAtlantic 1143, LP 8025, LP 8083
2234Rockhouse, Part 1Atlantic 2006, LP 8029, LP 8064, SD 1543
2235Rockhouse, Part 2-
* Atlantic LP 8025   Ray Charles - Yes Indeed
* Atlantic LP 8083   The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 3
* Atlantic LP 8006   Ray Charles
= Atlantic LP 8006 (alt.)   Ray Charles - Hallelujah I Love Her So
* Atlantic LP 8063   The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 1
= Atlantic LP 2-900   The Ray Charles Story
* Atlantic LP 8029   Ray Charles - What'd I Say
* Atlantic LP 8064   The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 2
= Atlantic LP 2-900   The Ray Charles Story
* Atlantic SD 1543   The Best Of Ray Charles
* Atlantic EP 587   Ray Charles
* Atlantic 2006   Ray Charles - Rockhouse, Part 1&2
* Atlantic 1143   Ray Charles - It's All Right / Get On The Right Track, Baby
* Atlantic 1124   Ray Charles - I Want To Know / Ain't That Love

Joe Mooney Quartet

Joe Mooney (organ, vocals) Lonesome Jimmie Lee Robinson (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, November 28, 1956
2632Lush LifeAtlantic LP 1255
2633The Kid's A Dreamer-
2634My One And Only Love-
2635That's All-
* Atlantic LP 1255   Joe Mooney - Lush Life

Bobby Short Trio

Bobby Short (piano, vocals) Ismael Ugarte (bass) Ramon "Sonny" Rivera (drums)
NYC, November 29, 1956
2235ASo Near And Yet So FarAtlantic LP 1262
2236At Long Last Love-
2237I've Got Beginner's Luck-
2238Let's Fall In Love-
2239Do I Hear You Saying I Love You-
2240Easy Come, Easy GoAtlantic LP 1262, SD 1620
2241I Love You, SamanthaAtlantic LP 1262
2242Hooray For LoveAtlantic LP 1262, SD 1620
* Atlantic LP 1262, SD 1262   Bobby Short - Speaking Of Love
* Atlantic SD 1620   The Very Best Of Bobby Short

Joe Mooney Quartet

Joe Mooney (organ, vocals) Lonesome Jimmie Lee Robinson (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, November 29, 1956
2636Nina Never KnewAtlantic EP 582, LP 1255
2637Love Is Here To Stay-
2638Polka Dots And Moonbeams-
2639NowhereAtlantic LP 1255
2640Have You Met Miss JonesAtlantic EP 582, LP 1255
* Atlantic LP 1255   Joe Mooney - Lush Life
* Atlantic EP 582   Joe Mooney - Lush Life

George Byron

Andre Previn (piano, arranger, conductor) George Byron (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, November 30, 1956
4470Let's BeginAtlantic LP 1293
4471The Siren's Song-
4472How'd You Like To Spoon With Me-
4473You Couldn't Be Cuter-
4474Two Hearts Together-
* Atlantic LP 1293, SD 1293   George Byron Sings New And Rediscovered Jerome Kern Songs

Joe Mooney Quartet

Joe Mooney (organ, vocals) Lonesome Jimmie Lee Robinson (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, November 30, 1956
2641Crazy She Calls MeAtlantic LP 1255
2642Consolitisunissued
2643'S Wonderful-
2644Erin Go Bop-
* Atlantic LP 1255   Joe Mooney - Lush Life

Bobby Short Trio

Bobby Short (piano, vocals) Ismael Ugarte (bass) Ramon "Sonny" Rivera (drums)
NYC, circa late 1956
2368DeliaAtlantic 1134
2369Oh So Sweetunissued
2370Last Train To San FranciscoAtlantic 1134
2371The Happeningsunissued
* Atlantic 1134   Bobby Short - Delia / Last Train To San Francisco

The Jimmy Giuffre 3

Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet, tenor, baritone sax) Jim Hall (guitar) Ralph Pena (bass)
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, December 3, 1956
2282Gotta DanceAtlantic EP 604, LP 1254
2283Voodoorejected
2284The Train And The RiverAtlantic EP 604, LP 1254, SD 2-316
2285The Song Is YouAtlantic LP 1254
2286That's The Way It Is-
* Atlantic LP 1254, 7567-90981-2   The Jimmy Giuffre 3
= Mosaic MQ10-176, MD6-176   The Complete Capitol And Atlantic Recordings Of Jimmy Giuffre
* Atlantic SD 2-316   Various Artists - The Jazz Years-25th Anniversary
* Atlantic EP 604   The Jimmy Giuffre 3

The Jimmy Giuffre 3

Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet, tenor, baritone sax) Jim Hall (guitar) Ralph Pena (bass): same personnel
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, December 4, 1956
2287Two Kinds Of BluesAtlantic LP 1254, LP 1337
2288Crazy She Calls MeAtlantic EP 604, LP 1254
2289My AllAtlantic LP 1254
2290Crawdad Suite-
2283Voodoo-
* Atlantic LP 1254, 7567-90981-2   The Jimmy Giuffre 3
= Mosaic MQ10-176, MD6-176   The Complete Capitol And Atlantic Recordings Of Jimmy Giuffre
* Atlantic LP 1337   Various Artists - The Blues In Modern Jazz
* Atlantic EP 604   The Jimmy Giuffre 3

John Lewis - Sacha Distel Quintet

Barney Wilen (tenor sax) John Lewis (piano) Sacha Distel (guitar) Percy Heath (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Paris, France, December 4, 1956
4668All The Things You AreVersailles (F) MEDX 12005; Atlantic LP 1267
4669Bags' Groove-
4670Willow Weep For Me-
* Versailles (F) MEDX 12005   John Lewis/Sacha Distel - Afternoon In Paris
* Atlantic LP 1267   John Lewis/Sacha Distel - Afternoon In Paris

John Lewis - Sacha Distel Quintet

Barney Wilen (tenor sax) John Lewis (piano) Sacha Distel (guitar) Pierre Michelot (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
Paris, France, December 7, 1956
4665I Cover The WaterfrontVersailles (F) MEDX 12005; Atlantic LP 1267
4666Dear Old Stockholm-
4667Afternoon In Paris-
* Versailles (F) MEDX 12005   John Lewis/Sacha Distel - Afternoon In Paris
* Atlantic LP 1267   John Lewis/Sacha Distel - Afternoon In Paris

The Cardinals

The Cardinals (doo wop group)
NYC, December 13, 1956
2265One LoveAtlantic 1126
2266Near You-
2267Let The Sunshine Shine On Youunissued
* Atlantic 1126   The Cardinals - One Love / Near You

T-Bone Walker

Lloyd Glenn (piano) T-Bone Walker (guitar, vocals) Billy Hadnott (bass) Otis Lee Bradley (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 14, 1956
2314 | 2272Mean Old WorldAtlantic LP 8020
2315 | 2273Your Wig Is Goneunissued
2316 | 2274T-Bone BluesAtlantic LP 8020
2317 | 2275Stormy Monday Blues-
2318 | 2276Blues For Marili-
2319 | 2277Shufflin' The Blues-
* Atlantic LP 8020, SD 8256   T-Bone Walker - T-Bone Blues

Chris Barber's Jazz Band

Pat Halcox (cornet) Chris Barber (trombone) Monty Sunshine (clarinet) Eddie Smith (banjo) Dick Smith (bass) Ron Bowden (drums)
London, England, December 15, 1956
3323Willie The WeeperAtlantic LP 1292
* Atlantic LP 1292   Here Is Chris Barber

Chris Connor With Ralph Sharon's Orchestra

Joe Wilder (trumpet) Al Cohn (tenor sax) Eddie Costa (vibes) Ralph Sharon (piano, arranger) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Chris Connor (vocals)
NYC, December 16, 1956
2204Poor Little Rich GirlAtlantic LP 1286
2205Everything I've GotAtlantic EP 615, LP 1286
2206All I Need Is YouAtlantic LP 1286
2207It Only Happens When I Dance With YouAtlantic EP 615, LP 1286
* Atlantic LP 1286   A Jazz Date With Chris Connor
* Atlantic EP 615   A Jazz Date With Chris Connor

The Pinkney Flyers

Bobby Hendricks (lead tenor vocals) Dee Ernie Bailey (tenor, baritone vocals) Billy Kennedy (baritone vocals) Bill Pinkney (bass vocals) and others
NYC, December 16, 1956
2295 | A172 | 56C103On Bended KneesAtco 6088
2296 | A173 | 56C104Careless LoveAtlantic unissued
2297 | A174 | 56C105My Only DesireAtco 6088
2298 | A175 | 56C107Hey Little SusanAtlantic unissued
* Atco 6088   The Pinkney Flyers - On Bended Knees / My Only Desire

Chris Connor With Ralph Sharon's Orchestra

Sam Most (flute) Eddie Costa (vibes) Ralph Sharon (piano, arranger) Joe Puma (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Chris Connor (vocals)
NYC, December 17, 1956
2243Lonely TownAtlantic LP 1286
2244Fancy Free-
2245Moon RayAtlantic EP 615, LP 1286
2246DriftwoodAtlantic LP 1286
* Atlantic LP 1286   A Jazz Date With Chris Connor
* Atlantic EP 615   A Jazz Date With Chris Connor

Ethel Ennis

Ethel Ennis (vocals) and others
NYC, December 18, 1956
2299 | A176 | 56C106A Pair Of FoolsAtco 6086
2300 | A177 | 56C108Since You're MineAtlantic unissued
2301 | A178 | 56C109Got It In My Blood (To Love You)Atco 6086
2302 | A179 | 56C110Half Way To HeavenAtlantic unissued
* Atco 6086   Ethel Ennis - Got It In My Blood (To Love You) / A Pair Of Fools

Chris Connor With Ralph Sharon's Orchestra

Al Cohn, Lucky Thompson (tenor sax) Eddie Costa (vibes) Ralph Sharon (piano, arranger) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Ramon "Mongo" Santamaria (congas) Chino Pozo (bongos) Chris Connor (vocals)
NYC, December 19, 1956
2278My Shining HourAtlantic LP 1286
2279Just Squeeze Me-
2280I'm Shooting HighAtlantic EP 615, LP 1286
2281It's A Most Unusual DayAtlantic LP 1286
* Atlantic LP 1286   A Jazz Date With Chris Connor
* Atlantic EP 615   A Jazz Date With Chris Connor

Lee Konitz Quartet

Lee Konitz (alto, tenor sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 21, 1956
2443The Nearness Of YouAtlantic (J) P-6109A, (J) P-4566A
2444Like Someone In Loveunissued
2445Don't ExplainAtlantic (J) P-6109A, (J) P-4566A
2446Some Of These DaysAtlantic (J) P-6109A
2447Close Your Eyes-
* Atlantic (J) P-6109A   Lee Konitz - Worth While Konitz
* Atlantic (J) P-4566A   Lee Konitz - Worth While Konitz

Lee Konitz Quartet

Lee Konitz (alto, tenor sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Shelly Manne (drums): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, December 22, 1956
2448You're Driving Me CrazyAtlantic (J) P-6109A, (J) P-4566A
2449Bluesunissued
2450Don't Blame MeAtlantic (J) P-6109A, (J) P-4566A
2451The Song Is Youunissued
* Atlantic (J) P-6109A   Lee Konitz - Worth While Konitz
* Atlantic (J) P-4566A   Lee Konitz - Worth While Konitz

The Ray-O-Vacs With Howard Biggs' Orchestra

The Ray-O-Vacs (R&B group)
December, 1956
4065 | 56C101Party TimeAtco 6085
4066 | 56C102Crying All Alone-
* Atco 6085   The Ray-O-Vacs - Party Time / Crying All Alone

The Tibbs Brothers

The Tibbs Brothers
circa December, 1956???
2291 | A161You Ought To Be AshamedAtlantic unissued
2292 | A162No More Love-
2293 | A163All She Wrote Was A Note-
2294 | A164Heading Back Home-

Al Hibbler

Al Hibbler (vocals) and others
NYC, 1956
4449After The Lights Go Down LowAtlantic LP 1251
4450You Will Be Mine-
4451Tell Me-
4452Autumn Winds-
* Atlantic LP 1251   Al Hibbler - After The Lights Go Down Low

Eddie Curtis And Jewel Curtis

Eddie Curtis, Jewel Curtis
Los Angeles, CA, 1956
1822 | A63Rich LadyAtco 6063
1823 | A64I Don't Want To Be Alone-
1824unknown titleAtlantic unissued
1825--
* Atco 6063   Eddie Curtis/Jewel Curtis - Rich Lady (From Sugar Hill) / I Don't Want To Be Alone

Sid Noel (as The Five Stars)

Sid Noel
1956
1826 | A65Take FiveAtco 6065
1827 | A66My Humpty Dump-
* Atco 6065   The Five Stars - Take Five / My Humpty Dump

Guitar Slim

unknown (brass, piano, bass, drums) Guitar Slim (Eddie Jones) (guitar, vocals)
NYC, 1956
1934 | A83Strange Things HappeningAtlantic unissued
1935 | A84Down Through The YearsAtco 6072
1936 | A85Oh Yeah!-
1937 | A86Plenty Good Room In My HouseAtlantic unissued
* Atco 6072   Guitar Slim - Oh Yeah! / Down Through The Years

The Prophets

The Prophets
Chicago, IL, 1956
2077 | A145Come Back BabyAtco 6078
2078 | A146StormyAtco 6078, LP 33-143
* Atco LP 33-143   Various Artists - The Great Group Goodies
* Atco 6078   The Prophets - Stormy / Come Back Baby

Ray Ventura And His Orchestra

Ray Ventura (leader) and others
Paris, France, 1956
4509Chanson Pour L'auvergnatAtlantic LP 8011
4510Je Me Suis Fait Tout Petit-
4511Les Croquants-
4512Marinette-
4513La Marine-
4514La Premiere Fille-
4515La Cane De Jeanne-
4516La Chasse Aux Papillons-
4517La Priere-
4518Une Lolie Fluer-
4519Colombine-
4520Les Sabots D'helene-
4521Le Parapluie-
* Atlantic LP 8011   Ray Ventura And His Orchestra

Mac-Kac And His French Rock And Roll

Baptiste " Mac-Kac" Reilles (vocals) and others
Paris, France, 1956
4522J'vais M'en J'ter Derriere La CravateAtlantic LP 8012
4523T'es Pas Tombe Sur La Tete-
4524Qu'est-Ce Que T'as Mon Vieux-
4525Le Rouquin Rale-
4526J'en Ai Assez-
4527T'es Partie En Socquettes-
4528Moi J'suis Dans Le Coup-
4529Great Big Bulding Eyes-
4530J'ai Jete Ma Clef Dans Un Tonneau De Goudron-
4531J'tuerai L'voyou Qui A Bu Tout Mon Vin De Messe-
4532Et La-Bas-
4533Rock, Rock-
* Atlantic LP 8012   Mac-Kac And His French Rock And Roll

Mac-Kac Et Son Rock And Roll

Baptiste " Mac-Kac" Reilles (vocals) and others: same session
Paris, France, 1956
J' Tuerai L' Voyou Qui A Bu Tout Mon Vin De MesseVersailles (F) STD 2011
Et La-Bas-
J'ai J'te Ma Clef Dans Un Tonneau D' Goudron-
Great Big Buiklding Eyes-
Le Rouquin Rale-
Moi Je Suis Dans L' Coup-
T'es Pas Tombe Sur La Tete-
J'en Ai Assez-
J' Vais M'en J'ter Un Derriere La Cravate-
Qu'est-Ce Que T'as Mon Vieux-
* Versailles (F) STD 2011   Mac-Kac Et Son Rock And Roll