Blue Note Records Catalog: 1200 series

Traditional Jazz 1200 series (12 inch LP)

BLP 1201   Sidney Bechet Jazz Classics, Vol. 1

Sidney Bechet (soprano sax) Meade "Lux" Lewis (piano) Teddy Bunn (guitar) Johnny Williams (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
probably WMGM Radio Station, NYC, June 8, 1939
GM533-14Summertime
Sidney Bechet (soprano sax) Teddy Bunn (guitar) Pops Foster (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, March 27, 1940
RS710 ADear Old Southland
Sidney DeParis (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Sidney Bechet (soprano sax, clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Manzie Johnson (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, December 20, 1944
BN208-0Blue Horizon
BN209-0Muskrat Ramble
Max Kaminsky (trumpet) George Lugg (trombone) Sidney Bechet (soprano sax, clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Fred Moore (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, January 29, 1945
BN216-2Salty Dog
BN217-1Weary Blues
Bunk Johnson (trumpet) Sandy Williams (trombone) Sidney Bechet (clarinet) Cliff Jackson (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Manzie Johnson (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, March 10, 1945
BN223-1Milenberg Joys
BN226-0Days Beyond Recall
Albert Nicholas (clarinet) Sidney Bechet (soprano sax, clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Danny Alvin (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, February 12, 1946
BN276-1Blame It On The Blues (as Quincy Street Stomp)
BN279-2Weary Way Blues
** also issued on Blue Note BST 81201 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 89384 2.

BLP 1202   Sidney Bechet Jazz Classics, Vol. 2

Frank Newton (trumpet) J.C. Higginbotham (trombone) Sidney Bechet (soprano sax -1, clarinet -2) Meade "Lux" Lewis (piano) Teddy Bunn (guitar) Johnny Williams (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
probably WMGM Radio Station, NYC, June 8, 1939
1. GM532x-12Blues For Tommy (Ladnier)
2. GM536-11Pounding Heart Blues
Sidney DeParis (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Sidney Bechet (soprano sax, clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Manzie Johnson (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, December 20, 1944
BN206-1St. Louis Blues
BN207-3Jazz Me Blues
Max Kaminsky (trumpet) George Lugg (trombone) Sidney Bechet (soprano sax, clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Fred Moore (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, January 29, 1945
BN215-1High Society
BN218-2Jackass Blues
Bunk Johnson (trumpet) Sandy Williams (trombone) Sidney Bechet (clarinet) Cliff Jackson (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Manzie Johnson (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, March 10, 1945
BN225-0Lord, Let Me In The Lifeboat
BN228-1Up In Sidney's Flat
Albert Nicholas (clarinet) Sidney Bechet (soprano sax, clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Danny Alvin (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, February 12, 1946
BN277-1Old Stack O'lee Blues
Sidney DeParis (trumpet) Jimmy Archey (trombone) Sidney Bechet (soprano sax) Don Kirkpatrick (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Manzie Johnson (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, November 5, 1951
BN421-1 tk.19There'll Be Some Changes Made
** also issued on Blue Note BST 81202 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 89385 2.

BLP 1203   Sidney Bechet - Giant Of Jazz, Vol. 1

Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Sidney Bechet (soprano sax, clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Fred Moore (drums, vocals)
WOR Studios, NYC, October 12, 1945
BN262-1Save It, Pretty Mama
BN263-1'Way Down Yonder In New Orleans
BN264-1Memphis Blues
BN265-0Shine
BN266-1St. James Infirmary
BN267-0Darktown Strutters' Ball
Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Sidney Bechet (soprano sax) Art Hodes (piano) Walter Page (bass) Fred Moore (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, January 21, 1949
BN348-2Sister Kate
BN352-1Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out
Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Ray Diehl (trombone) Sidney Bechet (soprano sax) Art Hodes (piano) Walter Page (bass) Slick Jones (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, March 23, 1949
BN359-0Fidgety Feet
Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Jimmy Archey (trombone) Sidney Bechet (soprano sax) Joe Sullivan (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Slick Jones (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, April 19, 1950
BN376-4Copenhagen
BN377-1China Boy
BN381-2Shim-Me-Sha-Wabble
** also issued on Blue Note BST 81203 (pseudo stereo).

BLP 1204   Sidney Bechet - Giant Of Jazz, Vol. 2

Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Sidney Bechet (soprano sax) Art Hodes (piano) Walter Page (bass) Fred Moore (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, January 21, 1949
BN349-2Tiger Rag
BN350-0Tin Roof Blues
BN351-0I've Found A New Baby
BN353-1When The Saints Go Marching In
Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Ray Diehl (trombone) Sidney Bechet (soprano sax) Art Hodes (piano) Walter Page (bass) Slick Jones (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, March 23, 1949
BN354-0Basin Street Blues
BN355-1Cake Walking Babies From Home
BN356-1Tailgate Ramble
BN357-2At The Jazz Band Ball
BN358-0Joshua Fit De Battle Of Jericho
Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Jimmy Archey (trombone) Sidney Bechet (soprano sax) Joe Sullivan (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Slick Jones (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, April 19, 1950
BN378-1Runnin' Wild
BN379-2Ain't Gonna Give Nobody None Of My Jelly Roll
BN380-2Mandy, Make Up Your Mind
** also issued on Blue Note BST 81204 (pseudo stereo).

BLP 1205   George Lewis And His New Orleans Stompers, Vol. 1

Avery "Kid" Howard (trumpet, vocals) Jim Robinson (trombone) George Lewis (clarinet) Alton Purnell (piano, vocals) George Guesnon (banjo) Alcide "Slow Drag" Pavageau (bass) Joe Watkins (drums, vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 8, 1955
tk.8Walking With The King
tk.9Gettysburg March
tk.12Savoy Blues
tk.16My Bucket's Got A Hole In It
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 11, 1955
tk.20Mahogany Hall Stomp
tk.26Lord, Lord You Sure Been Good To Me
tk.29High Society
tk.30See See Rider Blues
tk.31Heebie Jeebies
tk.33When You Wore A Tulip
** also issued on Blue Note BST 81205 (pseudo stereo).

BLP 1206   George Lewis And His New Orleans Stompers, Vol. 2

Jim Robinson (trombone) Sidney "Little Jim" Brown (tuba) George Lewis (clarinet, flute) Lawrence Marrero (banjo) Edgar Mosley (drums)
New Orleans, LA, May 15, 1943
CD103Don't Go 'Way Nobody (rehearsal)
CD104Two Jim Blues
Avery "Kid" Howard (trumpet, vocals) Jim Robinson (trombone) George Lewis (clarinet) Lawrence Marrero (banjo) Chester Zardis (bass) Edgar Mosley (drums)
New Orleans, LA, May 16, 1943
CD105Climax Rag
CD107Just A Closer Walk With Thee
CD113Dauphine Street Blues
CD114Just A Little While To Stay Here
CD118Milenberg Joys
CD119Fidgety Feet
CD120Fidgety Feet (alternate take)
CD123Deep Bayou Blues
** also issued on Blue Note BST 81206 (pseudo stereo).

BLP 1207   The Fabulous Sidney Bechet

Sidney DeParis (trumpet) Jimmy Archey (trombone) Sidney Bechet (soprano sax) Don Kirkpatrick (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Manzie Johnson (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, November 5, 1951
BN416-3 tk.3Original Dixieland One-Step
BN417-0 tk.4Avalon
BN418-1 tk.6That's A Plenty
BN419-0 tk.7Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gave To Me
BN420-1 tk.16Ballin' The Jack
Jonah Jones (trumpet) Jimmy Archey (trombone) Sidney Bechet (soprano sax) Buddy Weed (piano) Walter Page (bass) Johnny Blowers (drums)
Audio-Video Studios, NYC, August 25, 1953
BN518-3 tk.4All Of Me
BN519-1 tk.6I'm A Ding Dong Daddy (as Ding Dong Daddy)
BN520-1 tk.8Black And Blue
BN522-2 tk.19Rose Of The Rio Grande
BN523-0 tk.20Sweet Georgia Brown
** also issued on Blue Note BST 81207 (pseudo stereo), 7243 5 30607 2.

BLP 1208   George Lewis And His New Orleans Stompers - Concert!

Avery "Kid" Howard (trumpet, vocals) Jim Robinson (trombone) George Lewis (clarinet) Alton Purnell (piano) Lawrence Marrero (banjo) Alcide "Slow Drag" Pavageau (bass) Joe Watkins (drums, vocals)
studio radio performance, Bakersfield, CA, May 28, 1954
Gettysburg March
Bill Bailey
Burgundy Street Blues
Walking With The King
same personnel
"Seven Arts Club", Bakersfield, CA, May 28, 1954
Over The Waves
Canal Street Blues
Red Wing
Just A Closer Walk With Thee (edited version)
Ice Cream
Mama Don't Allow It
** also issued on Blue Note BST 81208 (pseudo stereo).

BLP 1209   Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson - Boogie Woogie Classics

Albert Ammons (piano)
probably WMGM Radio Station, NYC, January 6, 1939
tk.5 (441-5)Boogie Woogie Stomp
tk.6 (GM535-6)Chicago In Mind
tk.7 (1007)Suitcase Blues
tk.8 (442-8)Boogie Woogie Blues
same session
tk.14 (1014)Bass Goin' Crazy
Albert Ammons, Meade "Lux" Lewis (piano)
tk.17 (GM537-17)Two And Fews
Pete Johnson (piano) Ulysses Livingston (guitar -1,2,4,5) Abe Bolar (bass -1,2,4,5)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, December 19, 1939
1. RS653-1Vine Street Bustle
2. RS655-3Some Day Blues
3. RS658-6Holler Stomp
4. RS659-7Barrelhouse Breakdown
5. RS660-8Kansas City Farewell
6. RS662-10You Don't Know My Mind
** same contents as Blue Note BLP 7017 + BLP 7019.