Bethlehem Records Discography: 1957

1957

Eddie Davis Quintet

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (tenor sax) Shirley Scott (organ) Carl Pruitt (bass) Charlie Rice (drums) Ray Barretto (percussion)
NYC, January 22, 1957
K8832I Wished On The MoonKing LP 566; Bethlehem 3026
K8833Speak LowKing 5026, LP 566
K8834SheilaKing 5080, LP 566
K8835Ebb TideKing LP 566, LP 837; Bethlehem BCP-6069
* King LP 566   Eddie Davis - Jazz With A Beat
* King LP 837   Various Artists - Giants Of Jazz Organ
* Bethlehem BCP-6069   The Best Of Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis
* Bethlehem 3026   Eddie Davis - Tia Juana / I Wished On The Moon
* King 5026   Eddie Davis - Speak Low / It Ain't Necessarily So
* King 5080   Eddie Davis - Sheila / Say What

Eddie Davis Quintet

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (tenor sax) Shirley Scott (organ) Carl Pruitt (bass) Charlie Rice (drums) Ray Barretto (percussion): same personnel
NYC, February 5, 1957
K8836Say WhatKing 5080, LP 566
K8837From This Moment OnKing LP 599
K8838It Ain't Necessarily SoKing 5026, LP 566
K8839Eddie's FunctionKing 5164, LP 566; Bethlehem BCP-6069
* King LP 566   Eddie Davis - Jazz With A Beat
* King LP 599   Eddie Davis - Big Beat Jazz
* Bethlehem BCP-6069   The Best Of Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis
* King 5080   Eddie Davis - Sheila / Say What
* King 5026   Eddie Davis - Speak Low / It Ain't Necessarily So
* King 5164   Eddie Davis - Scotty Roo / Eddie's Function

Mel Torme

Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Larry Bunker (vibes, accordion, vibes, congas, bongos) Marty Paich (piano -1/5,7,9/21) Max Bennett (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Mel Torme (vocals)
"Crescendo Club", Los Angeles, CA, February 22, 1957
1.It's Only A Paper MoonBethlehem BCP-6020
2.What Is This Thing Called LoveBethlehem BCP-6020, BCP-6068
3.One For My BabyBethlehem BCP-6020
4.Love Is Just A Bug-
5.A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square-
6.Autumn Leaves-
7.Just One Of Those Things-
8.The Boy Next Door-
9.Lover Come Back To Me-
10.Looking At You-
11.The Tender Trap-
12.I'm Beginning To See The Light-
13.It's All Right With MeBethlehem BCP-6031
14.Manhattan-
15.Here I Go Again-
16.Home By The Sea-
17.Delovely-
18.Tenderly-
19.I Wish I Were In Love Again-
20.Autumn Leaves-
21.Nobody's Heart-
* Bethlehem BCP-6020   Mel Torme At The Crescendo
* Bethlehem BCP-6068   Various Artists - Jazz Vocals Award Album
* Bethlehem BCP-6031   Mel Torme - Songs For Any Taste

Jerri Winters

Willis Thomas (trumpet, vocals) Jimmy Guinn (trombone, vocals) Al Belletto (clarinet, alto sax, vocals) Fred Crane (baritone sax, piano, vocals) Kenny O'Brien (bass -1/8) Ray Brown (bass -9/12) Louis Mariano (drums -9/12) Tom Montgomery (drums, vocals -1/8) Jerri Winters (vocals)
Chicago, IL, February & March, 1957
1.Sometimes I'm HappyBethlehem BCP-76
2.I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good-
3.Ridin' On The Moon-
4.All Or Nothing At All-
5.In Other Words-
6.There Will Never Be Another YouBethlehem BCP-76, BCP-6068
7.Kind Of MoodyBethlehem BCP-76
8.I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me-
9.It's Always You-
10.Somebody Loves Me-
11.Dark Shadows-
12.Crazy In The Heart-
* Bethlehem BCP-76   Jerri Winters - Somebody Loves Me
* Bethlehem BCP-6068   Various Artists - Jazz Vocals Award Album

Frances Faye

Don Fagerquist, Maynard Ferguson, Jimmy Salko (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Herbie Harper, Frank Rosolino, Lloyd Ulyate (trombone) Howard Roberts (guitar) Max Bennett (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Frances Faye (vocals) unidentified strings, Russ Garcia (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, February & March, 1957
Frankie And JohnnyBethlehem BCP-6017
Greensleeves-
Skip To My Lou-
Lonesome RoadBethlehem 11002, BCP-6017
Medley: Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen / Deep River / Goin' HomeBethlehem BCP-6017
Johnny Has Gone For A Soldier-
St. James Infirmary-
Go 'Way Down From My Window-
The Three Ravens-
Clementine-
Medley: Oif'n Pripitchik / Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral / Come Back To Sorrento-
John Henry-
* Bethlehem BCP-6017   Frances Faye Sings Folk Songs
* Bethlehem 11002   Frances Faye - Lonesome Road / Somebody Loves Me

Marilyn Moore

Joe Wilder (trumpet -1,3/9,12) Al Cohn (tenor sax, bass clarinet -1,3/12) Don Abney (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Marilyn Moore (vocals)
NYC, February-March, 1957
1.I'm Just A Lucky So And SoBethlehem BCP-73
2.Ill Wind-
3.If Love Is Trouble-
4.Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby-
5.Born To Blow The Blues-
6.Lover Come Back To Me-
7.You're Driving Me Crazy-
8.Trav'lin' All Alone-
9.I Cried For You-
10.Leavin' Town-
11.Trouble Is A Man-
12.I Got Rhythm-
* Bethlehem BCP-73   Marilyn Moore - Moody

Sam Most Orchestra

Charles Harmon, Doug Mettome, Ed Reider, Al Stewart, Don Stratton (trumpet) Jim Dahl, Bill Elton, Frank Rehak (trombone) Sam Most (flute, clarinet) Dick Meldonian, Dave Schildkraut (alto sax) Ed Wasserman (tenor sax) Marty Flax (baritone sax) Bob Dorough (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Paul Motian (drums)
NYC, March 6, 1957
Strictly ConfidentialBethlehem BCP-75
'Round Midnight-
Serpent's Tooth-
Blue Bird-
* Bethlehem BCP-75   Sam Most Plays Bird, Bud, Monk And Miles

Mel Torme

Mel Torme (vocals) The Bethlehem Orchestra, unidentified chorus, Marty Paich (director)
Los Angeles, CA, March 7, 1957
California SuiteBethlehem BCP-6016
* Bethlehem BCP-6016   Mel Torme - California Suite

Sam Most Sextet

Doug Mettome (trumpet) Sam Most (flute, clarinet) Dave Schildkraut (alto sax) Bob Dorough (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Paul Motian (drums)
NYC, March 7, 1957
Half NelsonBethlehem BCP-75
In Walked Bud-
Celia-
Confirmation-
* Bethlehem BCP-75   Sam Most Plays Bird, Bud, Monk And Miles

The Pat Moran Quartet

Pat Moran (piano, vocals) John Doling (bass, vocals) John Whited (drums, vocals) Beverly Kelly (vocals) with Burt Collins (trumpet) Earl Swope (trombone) Sam Most (flute) Dick Meldonian, Tony Ortega (alto sax) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Nat Pierce (conductor)
NYC, March & April, 1957
Thou SwellBethlehem BCP-6018
Have You Met Miss Jones-
Lover Man-
Jor-DuBethlehem 11074, BCP-6018
It Never Entered My MindBethlehem BCP-6018
Come Rain Or Come Shine-
I'll Be Around-
Just Squeeze Me-
I Can't Get StartedBethlehem 11074, BCP-6018
Lullaby Of The LeavesBethlehem BCP-6018
I'll Remember April-
Mother Macree-
* Bethlehem BCP-6018   The Pat Moran Quartet - While At Birdland
* Bethlehem 11074   Pat Moran - Jor-Du / I Can't Get Started

Sallie Blair

Joe Cabot, Al DeRisi, Bernie Glow, Frank LoPinto (trumpet) Urbie Green, Frank Rehak, Chauncey Welsch (trombone) Romeo Penque, Jerry Sanfino, Frank Socolow, Joe Soldo (reeds) Sanford Gold (piano) Sal Salvador (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Sol Gubin (drums) Ramon Santamaria (congas) William Correa (bongos) Sallie Blair (vocals) Richard Wess (arranger, conductor)
NYC, March, 1957
Squeeze MeBethlehem BCP-6009
What Is This Thing Called Love-
Come By Sunday-
Similau-
Richard Wess (piano, celeste, arranger, conductor) Sal Salvador (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Sol Gubin (drums) Sallie Blair (vocals)
Almost Like Being In Love-
You Make Me Feel So YoungBethlehem BCP-6009, BCP-6068
Ain't She SweetBethlehem BCP-6009
Urbie Green (trombone) Romeo Penque, Jerry Sanfino (reeds) Richard Wess (piano, celeste, arranger, conductor) Sal Salvador (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Sol Gubin (drums) Sallie Blair (vocals) unidentified strings
Better Luck Next Time-
The More I See You-
How Long Has This Been Going On-
Then I'll Be Tired Of You-
* Bethlehem BCP-6009   Sallie Blair - Squeeze Me
* Bethlehem BCP-6068   Various Artists - Jazz Vocals Award Album

The Australian Jazz Quintet + 1

Dick Healey (alto sax, flute) Erroll Buddle (tenor sax, bassoon) Jack Brokensha (vibes) Bryce Rohde (piano) Jack Lander (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, March, 1957
Jazz In D Minor Suite, Part 1Bethlehem BCP-6015
Jazz In D Minor Suite, Part 2-
Jazz In D Minor Suite, Part 3-
Cubano Chant-
In A Sentimental Mood-
Star Eyes-
I'll Be Around-
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To-
* Bethlehem BCP-6015   The Australian Jazz Quintet Plus One

Sal Salvador Quartet

Eddie Costa (piano, vibes) Sal Salvador (guitar) Sonny Dallas (bass) Ronnie Free (drums)
NYC, June 3-5, 1957
Artistry In RhythmBethlehem BCP-74
Taps Miller-
Prelude To A Kiss-
Walking Shoes-
Solos For Guitar-
Four Brothers-
In Your Own Sweet Way-
Ruby, My Dear-
Manteca-
Cool Eyes-
Yardbird Suite-
* Bethlehem BCP-74   Sal Salvador - A Tribute To The Greats

Frank Rosolino Quintet

Frank Rosolino (trombone, leader) Charlie Mariano (alto sax) Lou Levy (piano) Max Bennett (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
"Jazz City", Los Angeles, CA, June, 1957
It Had To Be YouBethlehem BCP-80
* Bethlehem BCP-80   Various Artists - Jazz City Presents Bethlehem Jazz Session

Russ Garcia Orchestra

Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Bill Kurasch, Rickey Mariano (violin) Stan Harris (viola) Fred Katz (cello) Howard Roberts (guitar) Bob Enevoldsen (bass) Don Heath (drums) Russ Garcia (leader)
"Jazz City", Los Angeles, CA, circa June, 1957
I'm Glad There Is YouBethlehem BCP-80
* Bethlehem BCP-80   Various Artists - Jazz City Presents Bethlehem Jazz Session

The Swingers

Clora Bryant, Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Herbie Harper (trombone, leader) Herb Geller (alto sax) Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Claude Williamson (piano) Curtis Counce (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
"Jazz City", Los Angeles, CA, circa June, 1957
Lady Be GoodBethlehem BCP-80
* Bethlehem BCP-80   Various Artists - Jazz City Presents Bethlehem Jazz Session

Charlie Rouse - Paul Quinichette Quintet

Paul Quinichette, Charlie Rouse (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
NYC, August 29, 1957
B6470This Can't Be LoveBethlehem BCP-6021, BCP-6035
B6471Last Time For LoveBethlehem BCP-6021
B6472Tender Trap-
B6473Knittin'-
B6474The Chase Is OnBethlehem 11045, BCP-6021
B6475The Things I Love-
* Bethlehem BCP-6021   Charlie Rouse, Paul Quinichette - The Chase Is On
* Bethlehem BCP-6035   Various Artists - Fifteen Star Saxophones
* Bethlehem 11045   Charlie Rouse, Paul Quinichette - The Chase Is On / The Things I Love

Charles Mingus Sextet

Clarence Shaw (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Curtis Porter (tenor, alto sax) Bill Evans (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, August, 1957
6466/6467-4Fifty-First Street BluesBethlehem 11041, BCP-6019
6468-3East Coasting (alternate take 3)Bethlehem 20-30022
6468-4East CoastingBethlehem BCP-6019
6469-3Memories Of You (alternate take 3)Bethlehem 20-30022
6469-7Memories Of YouBethlehem BCP-6019, BCP-6065
6470-6West Coast GhostBethlehem BCP-6019
6471-16Conversation-
6472-5Celia-
* Bethlehem BCP-6019, 20-30022   East Coasting By Charles Mingus
* Bethlehem BCP-6065   Various Artists - Golden Jazz Instrumentals
* Bethlehem 11041   Charles Mingus - Fifty-First Street Blues, Part 1 & 2

Charlie Rouse - Paul Quinichette Sextet

Paul Quinichette, Charlie Rouse (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
NYC, September 8, 1957
B6476When The Blues Come OnBethlehem 11046, BCP-6021
B6477You're Cheating YourselfBethlehem BCP-6021
* Bethlehem BCP-6021   Charlie Rouse, Paul Quinichette - The Chase Is On
* Bethlehem 11046   Charlie Rouse, Paul Quinichette - When The Blues Come On, Part 1 & 2

The Australian Jazz Quintet

Dick Healey (alto sax, flute) Erroll Buddle (tenor sax, bassoon) Jack Brokensha (vibes) Bryce Rohde (piano) Ed Gaston (bass) Frankie Capp, Osie Johnson, Jerry Segal (drums)
Los Angeles, CA & NYC, September, October-December, 1957
Surrey With The Fringe On TopBethlehem BCP-6022
March Of The Siamese Children-
Hello, Young LoversBethlehem 11023, BCP-6022
I Have DreamedBethlehem BCP-6022
People Will Say We're In LoveBethlehem 11023, BCP-6022
Gentleman Is A DopeBethlehem BCP-6022
Do I Love You-
Younger Than Springtime-
Wonderful Guy-
If I Loved You-
* Bethlehem BCP-6022   The Australian Jazz Quintet - Selections Of Rogers And Hammerstein
* Bethlehem 11023   The Australian Jazz Quintet - Hello, Young Lovers / People Will Say We're In Love

Eddie Vinson

Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker (trombone) Bill Graham (alto sax) Frank Foster (tenor sax) Nat Pierce (piano) Turk Van Lake (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Eddie Vinson (vocals)
NYC, September, 1957
Sweet Lovin' YouBethlehem BCP-5005
I Just Can't Keep The Tears From Tumblin' Down-
Your Baby Ain't Sweet Like Mine-
Cleanhead's Back In Town-
Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker (trombone) Bill Graham (alto sax) Paul Quinichette (tenor sax) Nat Pierce (piano) Turk Van Lake (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums) Eddie Vinson (vocals)
Kidney StewBethlehem 11097, BCP-5005
Cherry Red-
Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My BabyBethlehem BCP-5005
It Ain't Necessarily So-
Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker (trombone) Bill Graham (alto sax) Charlie Rouse (tenor sax) Nat Pierce (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums) Eddie Vinson (vocals)
Hold It Right Here-
That's The Way To Treat Your Woman-
Trouble In Mind-
Caldonia-
* Bethlehem BCP-5005   Eddie Vinson - Cleanhead's Back In Town
* Bethlehem 11097   Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson - Cherry Red / Kidney Stew

Oscar Pettiford All-Stars

Art Farmer (trumpet) Rolf Kuhn (clarinet) Eddie Costa (piano, vibes) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
NYC, September, 1957
Lazy AfternoonBethlehem BCP-6024, BCP-6066
Sea Breeze-
She Didn't Say YesBethlehem 11051, BCP-6024, BCP-6066
At Home With The BluesBethlehem BCP-6024, BCP-6066
* Bethlehem BCP-6024   Various Artists - Winner's Circle
* Bethlehem BCP-6066   John Coltrane In The Winners Circle
* Bethlehem 11051   Winner's Circle - She Didn't Say Yes / Love And The Weather

Jimmy Knepper Quintet

Gene Roland (trumpet -7/9) Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Gene Quill (alto sax -1/6) Bill Evans (piano -1/6) Bob Hammer (piano -7/9) Teddy Kotick (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, September, 1957
1.Love LettersBethlehem BCP-77, BCP-6065
2. 6448Ogling OgreBethlehem 11032, BCP-77
3. 6449You Stepped Out Of A Dream-
4.How High The MoonBethlehem BCP-77
5.Idol Of The Flies-
6.Avid Admier-
7.Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To YouBethlehem BCP-77, BCP-6036
8.Close As Pages In A BookBethlehem BCP-77
9.Irresistible You-
* Bethlehem BCP-77   A Swinging Introduction To Jimmy Knepper
* Bethlehem BCP-6065   Various Artists - Golden Jazz Instrumentals
* Bethlehem BCP-6036   Various Artists - Trombone Band Stand
* Bethlehem 11032   Jimmy Knepper - Ogling Ogre / You Stepped Out Of A Dream

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Bill Hardman (trumpet) Johnny Griffin (tenor sax) Sam Dockery (piano) Spanky DeBrest (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, October 9, 1957
Deo-XBethlehem BCP-6023
* Bethlehem BCP-6023   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - Hard Drive
= West Wind (G) WW 065, WW 2065   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - For Minors Only

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers

Bill Hardman (trumpet) Johnny Griffin (tenor sax) Junior Mance (piano) Spanky DeBrest (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, October 11, 1957
For Minors OnlyBethlehem BCP-6023
6442Right Down FrontBethlehem 11029, BCP-6023
Sweet SakeenaBethlehem BCP-6023
For Miles And Miles-
Krafty-
6443Late SpringBethlehem 11029, BCP-6023
* Bethlehem BCP-6023   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - Hard Drive
= West Wind (G) WW 065, WW 2065   Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - For Minors Only
* Bethlehem 11029   Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers - Right Down Front / Late Spring

Oscar Pettiford All-Stars

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Frank Rehak (trombone) Gene Quill (alto sax -1,4,5) John Coltrane (tenor sax) Al Cohn (baritone sax) Eddie Costa (piano -1/4) Freddie Green (guitar -1) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums -1) Ed Thigpen (drums -2/5)
NYC, October, 1957
1.Not So SleepyBethlehem BCP-6024, BCP-6066
2.Love And The WeatherBethlehem 11051, BCP-6024, BCP-6066
3.Turtle WalkBethlehem BCP-6024, BCP-6066
4.If I'm LuckyBethlehem BCP-6024, BCP-6066, BCP-6035, BCP-6065
5.Strictly InstrumentalJazztone (Eu) J-1245
* Bethlehem BCP-6024   Various Artists - Winner's Circle
* Bethlehem BCP-6066   John Coltrane In The Winners Circle
* Bethlehem BCP-6035   Various Artists - Fifteen Star Saxophones
* Bethlehem BCP-6065   Various Artists - Golden Jazz Instrumentals
* Jazztone (Eu) J-1245   Various Artists - Modern Jazz Festival
= Jazztone (F) J-1245   Various Artists - Festival Du Jazz Moderne
* Bethlehem 11051   Winner's Circle - She Didn't Say Yes / Love And The Weather

Charles Mingus Orchestra

Clarence Shaw (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Curtis Porter (tenor, alto sax) Bob Hammer (piano) Horace Parlan (piano, left hand) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) Melvin Stewart (narrator)
NYC, October, 1957
Scenes In The CityBethlehem BCP-6026, BCP-6068
Wouldn't Youunissued
Bounce-
Clarence Shaw (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Curtis Porter (tenor, alto sax) Bob Hammer (piano) Horace Parlan (piano, left hand) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
New York SketchbookBethlehem BCP-6026
Clarence Shaw (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Curtis Porter (tenor, alto sax) Horace Parlan (piano, left hand) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
Duke's Choice-
Slippers-
Slippers (alternate take)Bethlehem unissued
Bill Hardman (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Curtis Porter (tenor, alto sax) Horace Parlan (piano, left hand) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NourogBethlehem BCP-6026
* Bethlehem BCP-6026   Charles Mingus - A Modern Jazz Symposium Of Music And Poetry
* Bethlehem BCP-6068   Various Artists - Jazz Vocals Award Album

Sam Most With Strings

Sam Most (flute, clarinet) Hall Overton (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Addison Farmer (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) unidentified strings, Teddy Charles (conductor)
NYC, October, 1957
Softly, As In A Morning SunriseBethlehem BCP-78
Alone Together-
When Your Lover Has Gone-
Lover Man-
It Might As Well Be Spring-
You Stepped Out Of A Dream-
* Bethlehem BCP-78   The Amazing Mr. Sam Most

Herbie Nichols Trio

Herbie Nichols (piano) George Duvivier (bass -1/8,10) Dannie Richmond (drums -1/8,10)
NYC, November 10, 1957
1.Too Close For ComfortBethlehem BCP-81
2.Every Cloud-
3.Argumentative-
4.Love, Gloom, Cash, Love-
5.Portrait Of Ucha-
6.Beyond Recall-
7.All The Way-
8.45 Degree Angle-
9.Infatuation Eyes-
10.S' Crazy Pad-
* Bethlehem BCP-81   Herbie Nichols - Love, Gloom, Cash, Love

Art Blakey Big Band

Donald Byrd, Ray Copeland, Bill Hardman, Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Melba Liston, Frank Rehak (trombone) Bill Graham, Sahib Shihab (alto sax) Al Cohn, John Coltrane (tenor sax) Bill Slapin (baritone sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, December, 1957
Oasis (take 4)Bethlehem 20-50012
MidriffBethlehem BCP-6027
Midriff (take 1)Bethlehem 20-50012
Midriff (take 2)-
The Kiss Of No ReturnBethlehem BCP-6027
The Kiss Of No Return (take 1)Bethlehem 20-50012
The Kiss Of No Return (take 2)-
The Outer WorldBethlehem BCP-6027, BCP-6037
The Outer World (take 2)Bethlehem 20-50012
The Outer World (take 5)-
El Toro ValienteBethlehem 11086, BCP-6027
El Toro Valiente (take 1)Bethlehem 20-50012
Ain't Life GrandBethlehem 11086, BCP-6027
Ain't Life Grand (take 2)Bethlehem 20-50012
Ain't Life Grand (take 5)-
Last DateBethlehem BCP-6027, BCP-6037
Donald Byrd (trumpet) John Coltrane (tenor sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
PristineBethlehem BCP-6027
Pristine (take 2)Bethlehem 20-50012
Pristine (take 6)-
Pristine (take 8)-
Tippin'Bethlehem BCP-6027, BCP-6065
Tippin' (take 1)Bethlehem 20-50012
Tippin' (take 3)-
* Bethlehem BCP-6027   Art Blakey Big Band
* Bethlehem BCP-6037   Various Artists - Big Band Contrast
* Bethlehem BCP-6065   Various Artists - Golden Jazz Instrumentals
* Bethlehem 20-50012   John Coltrane - Bethlehem Years
* Bethlehem 11086   Art Blakey - El Toro Valiente / Ain't Life Grand

The Bethlehem Orchestra

Frank Beach, Buddy Childers, Don Fagerquist, Maynard Ferguson, Ray Linn, Howard McGhee, Uan Rasey (trumpet) Bob Enevoldsen, Herbie Harper, Joe Howard, Tommy Pederson, Frank Rosolino, Lloyd Ulyate (trombone) John Cave, Vince DeRosa (French horn) Albert Pollan (tuba) Sam Most (flute) Bill Holman (tenor sax, clarinet) Ralph Sharon, Claude Williamson (piano) Stan Levey (drums) Irv Kluger, Alvin Stoller (drums, timpani, vibes) 10 violin, 2 viola, 1 cello, Russ Garcia (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
IntroductionBethlehem EXLP-1
Crap Game Fugue-
Crown And Robbins Fight-
Storm Music-
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   Mel Torme, Frances Faye, and others - Porgy And Bess

Betty Roche With Howard McGhee, Sam Most And Rhythm

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Sam Most (flute, clarinet, alto sax) Betty Roche as Clara (vocals) unidentified rhythm
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
SummertimeBethlehem EXLP-1
Summertime (reprise)-
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* Bethlehem EXLP-1   Mel Torme, Frances Faye, and others - Porgy And Bess

Frank Rosolino With Stan Levey Group

Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone) Bill Holman (tenor sax) Claude Williamson (piano) Max Bennett (bass) Stan Levey (drums) Frank Rosolino as Jake (vocals, trombone)
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
A Woman Is A Sometime ThingBethlehem EXLP-1, BCP-6040
It Takes A Long Pull To Get ThereBethlehem EXLP-1
It Takes A Long Pull To Get There (reprise)-
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   Mel Torme, Frances Faye, and others - Porgy And Bess
* Bethlehem BCP-6040   Mel Torme, Frances Faye, and others - Porgy And Bess

Mel Torme

Mel Torme as Porgy (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
They Pass By SingingBethlehem EXLP-1
I Can't Puzzle This Thing Out-
The Buzzard Song-
I Got Plenty Of Nuthin' (reprise)-
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   Mel Torme, Frances Faye, and others - Porgy And Bess

Sallie Blair And Chorus

Sallie Blair as Serena (vocals) Ralph Carmichael, Berry Joyce, James Joyce, Ernest Newton, Sam Pfnerm, Toni Stevens (backing vocals) John Doling, Bev Kelly, Pat Moran, John Whited (chorus) Al Collins (narrator)
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
Gone, Gone, GoneBethlehem EXLP-1, BCP-6040
My Man Is Gone Now-
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   Mel Torme, Frances Faye, and others - Porgy And Bess
* Bethlehem BCP-6040   Mel Torme, Frances Faye, and others - Porgy And Bess

Mel Torme And Chorus

Mel Torme as Porgy (vocals) Ralph Carmichael, Berry Joyce, James Joyce, Ernest Newton, Sam Pfnerm, Toni Stevens (backing vocals) John Doling, Bev Kelly, Pat Moran, John Whited (chorus) Al Collins (narrator): Mel Torme as Porgy (vocals) replaces Blair as Serena
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
OverflowBethlehem EXLP-1
I'm On My WayBethlehem EXLP-1, BCP-6040
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   Mel Torme, Frances Faye, and others - Porgy And Bess
* Bethlehem BCP-6040   Mel Torme, Frances Faye, and others - Porgy And Bess

Chorus

Ralph Carmichael, Berry Joyce, James Joyce, Ernest Newton, Sam Pfnerm, Toni Stevens (backing vocals) John Doling, Bev Kelly, Pat Moran, John Whited (chorus) Al Collins (narrator): omit Torme as Porgy
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
Train SongBethlehem EXLP-1
Somebody Knockin'-
Doctor Jesus (reprise)-
Clara, Don't Be DownheartedBethlehem EXLP-1, BCP-6040
Good Mornin'Bethlehem EXLP-1
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   Mel Torme, Frances Faye, and others - Porgy And Bess
* Bethlehem BCP-6040   Mel Torme, Frances Faye, and others - Porgy And Bess

Mel Torme With Howard McGhee, Ralph Sharon, Max Bennett, Stan Levey

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Ralph Sharon (piano) Max Bennett (bass) Stan Levey (drums) Mel Torme as Porgy (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
I Got Plenty Of Nuthin'Bethlehem EXLP-1, BCP-6040
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   Mel Torme, Frances Faye, and others - Porgy And Bess
* Bethlehem BCP-6040   Mel Torme, Frances Faye, and others - Porgy And Bess

Mel Torme And Frances Faye

Frances Faye as Bess, Mel Torme as Porgy (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
Bess, You Is My Woman NowBethlehem EXLP-1, EXLP-2, BCP-6040
I Loves You, PorgyBethlehem EXLP-1, BCP-6040
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   Mel Torme, Frances Faye, and others - Porgy And Bess
* Bethlehem EXLP-2   Various Artists - Bethlehem's Grab Bag
* Bethlehem BCP-6040   Mel Torme, Frances Faye, and others - Porgy And Bess

Betty Roche With Don Fagerquist, Herbie Harper, Bill Holman, Alvin Stoller

Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Herbie Harper (trombone) Bill Holman (tenor sax) Alvin Stoller (drums) Betty Roche as Clara (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
It Ain't Necessarily SoBethlehem EXLP-1, BCP-6040
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   Mel Torme, Frances Faye, and others - Porgy And Bess
* Bethlehem BCP-6040   Mel Torme, Frances Faye, and others - Porgy And Bess

George Kirby With Stan Levey Group

Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone) Bill Holman (tenor sax) Claude Williamson (piano) Max Bennett (bass) Stan Levey (drums) George Kirby as Sportin' Life (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
It Ain't Necessarily SoBethlehem EXLP-1
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   Mel Torme, Frances Faye, and others - Porgy And Bess

Frances Faye And Johnny Hartman

Frances Faye as Bess, Johnny Hartman as Crown (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
What Do You Want With BessBethlehem EXLP-1, BCP-6040
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   Mel Torme, Frances Faye, and others - Porgy And Bess
* Bethlehem BCP-6040   Mel Torme, Frances Faye, and others - Porgy And Bess

Sallie Blair

Sallie Blair as Serena (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
Doctor JesusBethlehem EXLP-1
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   Mel Torme, Frances Faye, and others - Porgy And Bess

Loulie Jean Norman

Loulie Jean Norman as Strawberry Woman (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
Street Cries: Strawberry WomanBethlehem EXLP-1
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   Mel Torme, Frances Faye, and others - Porgy And Bess

Bob Dorough

Bob Dorough as Crab Man (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
Street Cries: Crab ManBethlehem EXLP-1
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   Mel Torme, Frances Faye, and others - Porgy And Bess

Johnny Hartman

Johnny Hartman as Crown (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
If God Wants To Kill MeBethlehem EXLP-1
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   Mel Torme, Frances Faye, and others - Porgy And Bess

Johnny Hartman With Howard McGhee, Sam Most And Rhythm

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Sam Most (flute, clarinet, alto sax) Johnny Hartman as Crown (vocals) unidentified rhythm
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
A Red Headed WomanBethlehem EXLP-1
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   Mel Torme, Frances Faye, and others - Porgy And Bess

George Kirby

George Kirby as Sportin' Life (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
There's A Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon For New YorkBethlehem EXLP-1, BCP-6040
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   Mel Torme, Frances Faye, and others - Porgy And Bess
* Bethlehem BCP-6040   Mel Torme, Frances Faye, and others - Porgy And Bess

Mel Torme And Loulie Jean Norman

Loulie Jean Norman as Strawberry Woman, Mel Torme as Porgy (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, 1957?
Oh Bess, Oh Where's My BessBethlehem EXLP-1, BCP-6040
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   Mel Torme, Frances Faye, and others - Porgy And Bess
* Bethlehem BCP-6040   Mel Torme, Frances Faye, and others - Porgy And Bess

Joe Derise With The Australian Jazz Quintet + Herbie Mann And Sal Salvador

Herbie Mann (flute) Dick Healey (flute, clarinet) Erroll Buddle (tenor, baritone sax, clarinet) Jack Brokensha (vibes) Bryce Rohde (piano) Sal Salvador (guitar) Jimmy Gannon (bass) Nick Stabulas (drums) Joe Derise as Peter/The Honey Man (vocals)
NYC, 1957?
The Honey ManBethlehem EXLP-1
Street Cries: The Honey Man-
* Bethlehem EXLP-1   Mel Torme, Frances Faye, and others - Porgy And Bess

Nina Simone Trio

Nina Simone (piano, vocals) Jimmy Bond (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
NYC, 1957
Mood IndigoBethlehem 11057, BCP-6028
Don't Smoke In BedBethlehem 11055, BCP-6028
He Needs MeBethlehem 11052, BCP-6028, BCP-6068
Little Girl BlueBethlehem 11052, BCP-6028
Love Me Or Leave MeBethlehem 11021, BCP-6028
My Baby Just Cares For MeBethlehem BCP-6028
Good BaitBethlehem 11087, BCP-6028
Plain Gold RingBethlehem BCP-6028
You'll Never Walk AloneBethlehem 11088, BCP-6028
I Loves You, PorgyBethlehem 11021, BCP-6028, BCP-87, BCP-6041
Central Park BluesBethlehem 11057, 11089, BCP-6028
He's Got The Whole World In His HandsBethlehem 11088, 11089, BCP-6041
For All We KnowBethlehem 11087, BCP-6041
African MailmanBethlehem 11055, BCP-6041
* Bethlehem BCP-6028   Nina Simone - Little Girl Blue
* Bethlehem BCP-6068   Various Artists - Jazz Vocals Award Album
* Bethlehem BCP-87   Various Artists - Double Barrell Jazz
* Bethlehem BCP-6041   Nina Simone And Her Friends
* Bethlehem 11057   Nina Simone - Central Park Blues / Mood Indigo
* Bethlehem 11055   Nina Simone - Don't Smoke In Bed / African Mailman
* Bethlehem 11052   Nina Simone - Little Girl Blue / He Needs Me
* Bethlehem 11021   Nina Simone - I Loves You, Porgy / Love Me Or Leave Me
* Bethlehem 11087   Nina Simone - For All We Know / Good Bait
* Bethlehem 11088   Nina Simone - You'll Never Walk Alone / He's Got The Whole World In His Hands
* Bethlehem 11089   Nina Simone - He's Got The Whole World In His Hands / Central Park

Mel Torme

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Ralph Sharon (piano) Max Bennett (bass) Stan Levey (drums) Mel Torme (vocals) Pat Moran And Her Quartet
Los Angeles, CA, 1957
I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'Bethlehem BCP-6031
* Bethlehem BCP-6031   Mel Torme - Songs For Any Taste

John (Towner) Williams Orchestra

Milt Bernhart (trombone) Herb Geller, Joe Howard (alto sax) Gene Cipriano (tenor sax) John Towner Williams (piano, arranger) unidentified large band
Los Angeles, CA, 1957-1958
Let's Fall In LoveBethlehem BCP-6025
Over The Rainbow-
My Shining Hour-
Here's What I'm Here For-
Come Rain Or Come Shine-
That Old Black MagicBethlehem 11075, BCP-6025
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue SeaBethlehem 11075, BCP-6025, BCP-6036
Hit The Road To DreamlandBethlehem BCP-6025
Stormy Weather-
I've Got The World On A String-
A Sleepin' Bee-
Get Happy-
* Bethlehem BCP-6025   John Towner Williams - World On A String
= Discovery DS-891, DSCD-891   John Towner Williams - Here's What I'm Here For
* Bethlehem BCP-6036   Various Artists - Trombone Band Stand
* Bethlehem 11075   Milt Bernhart, Herb Geller - Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea / That Old Black Magic