Blue Note Records Catalog: 78 rpm series

Blue Note 78 rpm series (12 inch 78 rpm)

BN 1   Meade "Lux" Lewis - Melancholy / Solitude

Meade "Lux" Lewis (piano)
probably WMGM Radio Station, NYC, January 6, 1939
tk.11 (444-11)Melancholy
tk.12 (443-12)Solitude

BN 2   Albert Ammons - Boogie Woogie Stomp / Boogie Woogie Blues

Albert Ammons (piano)
probably WMGM Radio Station, NYC, January 6, 1939
tk.5 (441-5)Boogie Woogie Stomp
tk.8 (442-8)Boogie Woogie Blues

BN 3   Port Of Harlem Jazz Men - Mighty Blues / Rocking The Blues

Frank Newton (trumpet) J.C. Higginbotham (trombone) Albert Ammons (piano) Teddy Bunn (guitar) Johnny Williams (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
probably WMGM Radio Station, NYC, April 7, 1939
GM516-2Mighty Blues
GM517-1Rocking The Blues

BN 4   Albert Ammons - Chicago In Mind / Albert Ammons/Meade "Lux" Lewis - Two And Fews

Albert Ammons (piano)
probably WMGM Radio Station, NYC, January 6, 1939
tk.6 (GM535-6)Chicago In Mind
add Meade "Lux" Lewis (piano)
tk.17 (GM537-17)Two And Fews

BN 5   Earl "Fatha" Hines - The Father's Getaway / Reminiscing At Blue Note

Earl "Fatha" Hines (piano)
possibly WMGM Radio Station, NYC, July 29, 1939
GM301x-3The Father's Getaway
GM302x-2Reminiscing At Blue Note

BN 6   Sidney Bechet - Summertime / Port Of Harlem Seven - Pounding Heart Blues

Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone) Meade "Lux" Lewis (piano) Teddy Bunn (guitar) Johnny Williams (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
probably WMGM Radio Station, NYC, June 8, 1939
GM533-14Summertime
Frank Newton (trumpet) J.C. Higginbotham (trombone) Sidney Bechet (clarinet) Meade "Lux" Lewis (piano) Teddy Bunn (guitar) Johnny Williams (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
GM536-11Pounding Heart Blues

BN 7   Port Of Harlem Seven - Blues For Tommy / J.C. Higginbotham - Basin Street Blues

J.C. Higginbotham (trombone) Meade "Lux" Lewis (piano) Teddy Bunn (guitar) Johnny Williams (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
probably WMGM Radio Station, NYC, June 8, 1939
GM532B-15Basin Street Blues
add Frank Newton (trumpet) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone)
GM532x-12Blues For Tommy (Ladnier)

BN 8   Meade "Lux" Lewis - The Blues, Part 1&2

Meade "Lux" Lewis (piano)
probably WMGM Radio Station, NYC, January 6, 1939
tk.1 (486A-1)The Blues, Part 1
tk.2 (486A-2)The Blues, Part 2
** part of Blue Note 8/9.

BN 9   Meade "Lux" Lewis - The Blues, Part 3&4

Meade "Lux" Lewis (piano): same session
probably WMGM Radio Station, NYC, January 6, 1939
tk.3 (486A-3)The Blues, Part 3
tk.4 (486A-4)The Blues, Part 4
** part of Blue Note 8/9.

BN 10   Pete Johnson - Barrelhouse Breakdown / Kansas City Farewell

Pete Johnson (piano) Ulysses Livingston (guitar) Abe Bolar (bass)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, December 19, 1939
RS659-7Barrelhouse Breakdown
RS660-8Kansas City Farewell

BN 11   Pete Johnson - Vine Street Bustle / Some Day Blues

Pete Johnson (piano) Ulysses Livingston (guitar) Abe Bolar (bass): same session
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, December 19, 1939
RS653-1Vine Street Bustle
RS655-3Some Day Blues

BN 12   Pete Johnson - Holler Stomp / You Don't Know My Mind

Pete Johnson (piano)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, December 19, 1939
RS658-6Holler Stomp
RS662-10You Don't Know My Mind

BN 13   Sidney Bechet - Lonesome Blues / Dear Old Southland

Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone) Teddy Bunn (guitar) Pops Foster (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, March 27, 1940
RS709 BLonesome Blues
RS710 ADear Old Southland

BN 14   Port Of Harlem Jazz Men - Port Of Harlem Blues / Frank Newton - After Hours Blues

Frank Newton (trumpet) J.C. Higginbotham (trombone) Albert Ammons (piano) Teddy Bunn (guitar) Johnny Williams (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
probably WMGM Radio Station, NYC, April 7, 1939
GM515A-5Port Of Harlem Blues
Frank Newton (trumpet) Meade "Lux" Lewis (piano) Teddy Bunn (guitar) Johnny Williams (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
probably WMGM Radio Station, NYC, June 8, 1939
GM531After Hours Blues

BN 15   Meade "Lux" Lewis - Honky Tonk Train Blues / Tell Your Story

Meade "Lux" Lewis (piano)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 4, 1940
RS791 BHonky Tonk Train Blues
RS794 ATell Your Story

BN 16   Meade "Lux" Lewis - Six Wheel Chaser / Bass On Top

Meade "Lux" Lewis (piano): same session
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 4, 1940
RS792 CBass On Top
RS793 ASix Wheel Chaser

BN 17   Edmond Hall - Celestial Express / Profoundly Blue

Edmond Hall (clarinet) Meade "Lux" Lewis (celeste) Charlie Christian (acoustic guitar) Israel Crosby (bass)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, February 5, 1941
R3461Profoundly Blue
R3462A-2Celestial Express

BN 18   Edmond Hall - Edmond Hall Blues / Jamming In Four

Edmond Hall (clarinet) Meade "Lux" Lewis (celeste) Charlie Christian (acoustic guitar) Israel Crosby (bass): same session
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, February 5, 1941
R3459AJamming In Four
R3460Edmond Hall Blues

BN 19   Meade "Lux" Lewis - 19 Ways Of Playing A Chorus / Self Portrait

Meade "Lux" Lewis (harpsichord)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, April 9, 1941
RS934 BVariations On A Theme, Part 1: 19 Ways Of Playing A Chorus
RS937 AVariations On A Theme, Part 2: Self Portrait

BN 20   Meade "Lux" Lewis - School Of Rhythm / Feeling Tomorrow Like I Feel Today

Meade "Lux" Lewis (harpsichord): same session
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, April 9, 1941
RS935 BVariations On A Theme, Part 3: School Of Rhythm
RS938 AVariations On A Theme, Part 4: Feeling Tomorrow Like I Feel Today

BN 21   Albert Ammons - Bass Goin' Crazy / Suitcase Blues

Albert Ammons (piano)
probably WMGM Radio Station, NYC, January 6, 1939
tk.7 (1007)Suitcase Blues
same session
tk.14 (1014)Bass Goin' Crazy

BN 22   Meade "Lux" Lewis - Rising Tide Blues / Tell Your Story, No. 2

Meade "Lux" Lewis (piano)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 4, 1940
RS794 BTell Your Story, No. 2
same personnel
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, April 9, 1941
BN639Rising Tide Blues

BN 23   Josh White - Careless Love / Milk Cow Blues

Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone) Josh White (guitar, vocals) Wilson Ernest Myers (bass)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, March 7, 1940
RS671 ACareless Love (Blues)
RS672Milk Cow Blues

BN 24   James P. Johnson - J.P. Boogie / Gut Stomp

James P. Johnson (piano)
WOR Studios, NYC, November 17, 1943
BN777J.P. Boogie
BN780Gut Stomp

BN 25   James P. Johnson - Back Water Blues / Carolina Balmoral

James P. Johnson (piano): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, November 17, 1943
BN778Back Water Blues
BN779Carolina Balmoral

BN 26   James P. Johnson - Improvisation On Pine Top's Boogie Woogie / Caprice Rag

James P. Johnson (piano): same personnel
WOR Studios, NYC, December 15, 1943
BN783Caprice Rag
BN784Improvisation On Pine Top's Boogie Woogie

BN 27   James P. Johnson - Mule Walk Stomp / Arkansas Blues

James P. Johnson (piano): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, December 15, 1943
BN781Mule Walk (Stomp)
BN782Arkansas Blues

BN 28   Edmond Hall - High Society / Blues At Blue Note

Sidney DeParis (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Edmond Hall (clarinet) James P. Johnson (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) Israel Crosby (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, November 29, 1943
BN901-3High Society
BN903-2Blues At Blue Note

BN 29   Edmond Hall - Royal Garden Blues / Night Shift Blues

Sidney DeParis (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Edmond Hall (clarinet) James P. Johnson (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) Israel Crosby (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, November 29, 1943
BN905-2Night Shift Blues
BN907-2Royal Garden Blues

BN 30   Edmond Hall - Rompin' In '44 / Smooth Sailing

Edmond Hall (clarinet) Red Norvo (vibraphone) Teddy Wilson (piano) Carl Kress (guitar) Johnny Williams (bass)
WOR Studios, NYC, January 25, 1944
BN908-2Rompin' In '44
BN910-2Smooth Sailing

BN 31   Edmond Hall - Blue Interval / Seein' Red

Edmond Hall (clarinet) Red Norvo (vibraphone) Teddy Wilson (piano) Carl Kress (guitar) Johnny Williams (bass): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, January 25, 1944
BN909Blue Interval
BN911Seein' Red

BN 32   James P. Johnson - Victory Stride / Blue Mizz

Sidney DeParis (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) James P. Johnson (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, March 4, 1944
BN950-1Blue Mizz
BN951-3Victory Stride

BN 33   James P. Johnson - After You've Gone / Joy Meetin'

Sidney DeParis (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) James P. Johnson (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, March 4, 1944
BN952-2Joy Meetin'
BN953-2After You've Gone

BN 34   Art Hodes - Sugar Foot Stomp / Sweet Georgia Brown

Max Kaminsky (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Edmond Hall (clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) Sid Weiss (bass) Danny Alvin (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, June 1, 1944
BN977-0Sweet Georgia Brown
BN979-1Sugar Foot Stomp

BN 35   Art Hodes - Squeeze Me / Bugle Call Rag

Max Kaminsky (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Edmond Hall (clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) Sid Weiss (bass) Danny Alvin (drums): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, June 1, 1944
BN978-0Squeeze Me
BN980-1Bugle Call Rag

BN 36   Edmond Hall - Big City Blues / Steamin' And Beamin'

Benny Morton (trombone) Edmond Hall (clarinet) Harry Carney (baritone saxophone) Don Frye (piano) Everett Barksdale (guitar) Alvin Raglin (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, May 5, 1944
BN975-0Big City Blues
BN976-1Steamin' And Beamin'

BN 37   Ike Quebec - Blue Harlem / Tiny's Exercise

Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Roger Ram Ramirez (piano) Tiny Grimes (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, July 18, 1944
BN985-1Tiny's Exercise
BN988-1Blue Harlem

BN 38   Ike Quebec - She's Funny That Way / Indiana

Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Roger Ram Ramirez (piano) Tiny Grimes (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) J.C. Heard (drums): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, July 18, 1944
BN986-0She's Funny That Way
BN987-2Indiana

BN 39   Meade "Lux" Lewis - Chicago Flyer / Blues' Whistle

Meade "Lux" Lewis (piano, whistling)
WOR Studios, NYC, August 22, 1944
BN1202Chicago Flyer
BN1203Blues' Whistle (Whistlin' Blues)

BN 40   Sidney DeParis - Everybody Loves My Baby / The Call Of The Blues

Sidney DeParis (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Edmond Hall (clarinet) James P. Johnson (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, June 21, 1944
BN981-0Everybody Loves My Baby
BN984-0The Call Of The Blues

BN 41   Sidney DeParis - Who's Sorry Now / Ballin' The Jack

Sidney DeParis (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Edmond Hall (clarinet) James P. Johnson (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, June 21, 1944
BN982-0Ballin' The Jack
BN983-1Who's Sorry Now

BN 42   Ike Quebec - Mad About You / Facin' The Face

Jonah Jones (trumpet) Tyree Glenn (trombone) Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Roger Ram Ramirez (piano) Tiny Grimes (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, September 25, 1944
BN991-0Mad About You
BN992-1Facin' The Face

BN 43   Sidney Bechet - Blue Horizon / Muskrat Ramble

Sidney DeParis (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone, clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Manzie Johnson (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, December 20, 1944
BN208-0Blue Horizon
BN209-0Muskrat Ramble

BN 44   Sidney Bechet - St. Louis Blues / Jazz Me Blues

Sidney DeParis (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone, clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Manzie Johnson (drums): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, December 20, 1944
BN206-1St. Louis Blues
BN207-3Jazz Me Blues

BN 45   Art Hodes - Shake That Thing / Apex Blues

Max Kaminsky (trumpet) Mezz Mezzrow (clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Danny Alvin (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, December 11, 1944
BN201-1Apex Blues
BN202-1Shake That Thing

BN 46   Benny Morton - The Sheik Of Araby / Conversing In Blue

Benny Morton (trombone) Barney Bigard (clarinet) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Sammy Benskin (piano) Israel Crosby (bass) Eddie Dougherty (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, January 31, 1945
BN220-0Conversing In Blue
BN221-0The Sheik Of Araby

BN 47   Benny Morton - Limehouse Blues / My Old Flame

Benny Morton (trombone) Barney Bigard (clarinet) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Sammy Benskin (piano) Israel Crosby (bass) Eddie Dougherty (drums): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, January 31, 1945
BN219-0My Old Flame
BN222-0Limehouse Blues

BN 48   "Pigmeat" Alamo Markham - How Long, How Long Blues / Blues Before Sunrise

Oliver "Rev." Mesheux (trumpet) Sandy Williams (trombone) Vivian Smith (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) Israel Crosby (bass) Tommy Benford (drums) "Pigmeat" Alamo Markham (vocals)
WOR Studios, NYC, August 31, 1945
BN254-2Blues Before Sunrise
BN256-0How Long, How Long Blues

BN 49   Sidney Bechet - Salty Dog / Weary Blues

Max Kaminsky (trumpet) George Lugg (trombone) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone, clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Fred Moore (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, January 29, 1945
BN216-2Salty Dog
BN217-1Weary Blues

BN 50   Sidney Bechet - High Society / Jackass Blues

Max Kaminsky (trumpet) George Lugg (trombone) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone, clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Fred Moore (drums): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, January 29, 1945
BN215-1High Society
BN218-2Jackass Blues

BN 51   Art Hodes - K.M.H. Drag / Funny Feathers

Max Kaminsky (trumpet) Art Hodes (piano) Fred Moore (drums, vocals)
WOR Studios, NYC, April 6, 1945
BN230-0K.M.H. Drag (Draggin' The Blues) (KMH Blues)
BN231-1Funny Feathers

BN 52   not used

BN 53   not used

BN 54   Sidney Bechet/Albert Nicholas - Bechet's Fantasy / Old Stack O'lee Blues

Albert Nicholas (clarinet) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone, clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Danny Alvin (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, February 12, 1946
BN277-1Old Stack O'lee Blues
BN278-3Bechet's Fantasy

Blue Note 500 series (10 inch 78 rpm)

BN 501   J.C. Higginbotham - Weary Land Blues / Frank Newton - Daybreak Blues

Frank Newton (trumpet) Albert Ammons (piano) Teddy Bunn (guitar) Johnny Williams (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
probably WMGM Radio Station, NYC, April 7, 1939
GM512A-6Daybreak Blues
J.C. Higginbotham (trombone) replaces Newton
GM513A-5Weary Land Blues

BN 502   Sidney Bechet - Saturday Night Blues / Bechet's Steady Rider

Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone) Teddy Bunn (guitar) Pops Foster (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, March 27, 1940
RS711 ABechet's Steady Rider
RS712 ASaturday Night Blues

BN 503   Teddy Bunn - King Porter Stomp / Bachelor Blues

Teddy Bunn (guitar, vocals)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, March 28, 1940
RS713 AKing Porter Stomp
RS714 ABachelor Blues

BN 504   Teddy Bunn - Guitar In High / Blues Without Words

Teddy Bunn (guitar, vocals): same session
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, March 28, 1940
RS715 BBlues Without Words
RS716 AGuitar In High

BN 505   Art Hodes - Maple Leaf Rag / Yellow Dog Blues

Max Kaminsky (trumpet) Ray Conniff (trombone) Rod Cless (clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Bob Haggart (bass) Danny Alvin (drums)
NYC, March 18, 1944
BN960-0Maple Leaf Rag
BN962-0Yellow Dog Blues

BN 506   Art Hodes - She's Crying For Me / Slow 'Em Down Blues

Max Kaminsky (trumpet) Ray Conniff (trombone) Rod Cless (clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Bob Haggart (bass) Danny Alvin (drums): same session
NYC, March 18, 1944
BN961-1She's Crying For Me
BN963-2Slow 'Em Down Blues

BN 507   Art Hodes - Doctor Jazz / Shoe Shiner's Drag

Max Kaminsky (trumpet) Ray Conniff (trombone) Rod Cless (clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Sid Jacobs (bass) Danny Alvin (drums)
NYC, March 22, 1944
BN964-2Doctor Jazz
BN965-0Shoe Shiner's Drag

BN 508   Art Hodes - There'll Be Some Changes Made / Clark And Randolph

Max Kaminsky (trumpet) Ray Conniff (trombone) Rod Cless (clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Sid Jacobs (bass) Danny Alvin (drums): same session
NYC, March 22, 1944
BN966-4There'll Be Some Changes Made
BN967-0Clark And Randolph

BN 509   "Pigmeat" Alamo Markham/Oliver "Rev." Mesheux - See See Rider / You've Been A Good Ol' Wagon

Oliver "Rev." Mesheux (trumpet) Sandy Williams (trombone) Vivian Smith (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) Israel Crosby (bass) Tommy Benford (drums) "Pigmeat" Alamo Markham (vocals)
WOR Studios, NYC, August 31, 1945
BN255-1You've Been A Good Ol' Wagon
BN257-1See See Rider

BN 510   Ike Quebec - If I Had You / Hard Tack

Jonah Jones (trumpet) Tyree Glenn (trombone) Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Roger Ram Ramirez (piano) Tiny Grimes (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, September 25, 1944
BN989-0Hard Tack
BN990-1If I Had You
** part of Blue Note 102.

BN 511   Edmond Hall - It's Been So Long / I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me

Benny Morton (trombone) Edmond Hall (clarinet) Harry Carney (baritone saxophone) Don Frye (piano) Everett Barksdale (guitar) Alvin Raglin (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, May 5, 1944
BN973-3It's Been So Long
BN974-1I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me

BN 512   Art Hodes - Blues 'N' Booze / That Eccentric Rag

Max Kaminsky (trumpet) Art Hodes (piano) Fred Moore (drums, vocals)
WOR Studios, NYC, April 6, 1945
BN232-0Blues 'N' Booze (Blues 'N' Blues)
BN229-4That Eccentric Rag (Eccentric)

BN 513   John Hardee - Tired / Blue Skies

John Hardee (tenor saxophone) Sammy Benskin (piano) Tiny Grimes (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, February 28, 1946
BN280-0Tired
BN281-0Blue Skies

BN 514   John Hardee - Idaho / Hardee's Party

John Hardee (tenor saxophone) Sammy Benskin (piano) Tiny Grimes (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, February 28, 1946
BN282-0Hardee's Party
BN283-5Idaho
** part of Blue Note 101.

BN 515   Ike Quebec - Topsy / Cup-Mute Clayton

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Keg Johnson (trombone) Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Roger Ram Ramirez (piano) Tiny Grimes (guitar) Grachan Moncur (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, July 17, 1945
BN248-1Topsy
BN249-0Cup-Mute Clayton
** part of Blue Note 102.

BN 516   Ike Quebec - Dolores / Sweethearts On Parade

Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Dave Rivera (piano) Napoleon Allen (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, April 10, 1945
BN234-1Dolores
BN236-3Sweethearts On Parade
** part of Blue Note 102.

BN 517   Sidney Bechet/Albert Nicholas - Quincy Street Stomp / Weary Way Blues

Albert Nicholas (clarinet) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone, clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Danny Alvin (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, February 12, 1946
BN276-1Blame It On The Blues (Quincy Street Stomp)
BN279-2Weary Way Blues

BN 518   Baby Dodds - Winin' Boy Blues / Careless Love

Albert Nicholas (clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Wellman Beaud (bass) Baby Dodds (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, December 26, 1945
BN273-2Careless Love
BN275-0Winin' Boy Blues

BN 519   Baby Dodds - Feelin' At Ease / High Society

Albert Nicholas (clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Wellman Beaud (bass) Baby Dodds (drums): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, December 26, 1945
BN272-2Feelin' At Ease
BN274-2High Society

BN 520   John Hardee - What Is This Thing Called Love / Nervous From The Service

John Hardee (tenor saxophone) Bill Bivens (vibraphone) Sammy Benskin (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, May 31, 1946
BN284-1What Is This Thing Called Love
BN285-1Nervous From The Service
** part of Blue Note 101.

BN 521   John Hardee - River Edge Rock / Sweet And Lovely

John Hardee (tenor saxophone) Bill Bivens (vibraphone) Sammy Benskin (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, May 31, 1946
BN286-4River Edge Rock
BN287-0Sweet And Lovely
** part of Blue Note 101.

BN 522   Sammy Benskin - The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise / Cherry

Sammy Benskin (piano) Billy Taylor (bass) Specs Powell (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, July 27, 1945
BN250-2Cherry
BN252-0The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise

BN 523   not used

BN 524   Tiny Grimes - Flying Home, Part 1&2

Trummy Young (trombone) John Hardee (tenor saxophone) Marlowe Morris (piano) Tiny Grimes (guitar) Jimmy Butts (bass) Eddie Nicholson (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, August 14, 1946
BN289-1Flying Home, Part 1
BN290-1Flying Home, Part 2

BN 525   Tiny Grimes - Tiny's Boogie Woogie / C Jam Blues

Trummy Young (trombone) John Hardee (tenor saxophone) Marlowe Morris (piano) Tiny Grimes (guitar) Jimmy Butts (bass) Eddie Nicholson (drums): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, August 14, 1946
BN288-3C Jam Blues
BN291-2Tiny's Boogie Woogie

BN 526   Art Hodes - Low Down Blues / Back Room Blues

Sandy Williams (trombone -1) Art Hodes (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) Israel Crosby (bass)
NYC, April 21, 1944
1. BN969-0Low Down Blues (Low Down Bama Blues)
2. BN972-0Back Room Blues

BN 527   Art Hodes - Jug Head Boogie / M.K. Blues

Max Kaminsky (trumpet) Sandy Williams (trombone -2) Art Hodes (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) Israel Crosby (bass)
NYC, April 21, 1944
1. BN968-0M.K. Blues
2. BN970-1Jug Head Boogie

BN 528   Art Hodes - Nobody's Sweetheart / Gut Bucket Blues

Max Kaminsky (trumpet) Mezz Mezzrow (clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Danny Alvin (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, December 11, 1944
BN200-0Gut Bucket Blues
BN204-0Nobody's Sweetheart

BN 529   not used

BN 530   T-Bone Walker - T-Bone Blues / Jimmy Shirley - Jimmy's Blues

Paul Campbell, Forrest Powell, Walter Williams (trumpet) Allen Durham, Britt Woodman (trombone) Floyd Turnham (alto saxophone) Les Hite (alto saxophone, director) Roger Hurd, Quedellis "Que" Martyn (tenor saxophone) Sol Moore (baritone saxophone) Nat Walker (piano) Frank Pasley (guitar) Al Morgan (bass) Oscar Bradley (drums) T-Bone Walker (vocals) Dudley Brooks (arranger)
NYC, June, 1940
US1852-1T-Bone Blues
Jimmy Shirley (guitar) Oscar Smith (bass)
WOR Studios, NYC, January 23, 1945
BN214-0Jimmy's Blues

BN 531   Art Hodes - Save It, Pretty Mama / Darktown Strutters' Ball

Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone, clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Fred Moore (drums, vocals)
WOR Studios, NYC, October 12, 1945
BN262-1Save It, Pretty Mama
BN267-0Darktown Strutters' Ball
** part of Blue Note 103.

BN 532   Art Hodes - Shine / Memphis Blues

Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone, clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Fred Moore (drums, vocals): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, October 12, 1945
BN264-1Memphis Blues
BN265-0Shine
** part of Blue Note 103.

BN 533   Art Hodes - St. James Infirmary / 'Way Down Yonder In New Orleans

Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone, clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Fred Moore (drums, vocals): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, October 12, 1945
BN263-1'Way Down Yonder In New Orleans
BN266-1St. James Infirmary
** part of Blue Note 103.

BN 534   Babs' Three Bips And A Bop - Oop-Pop-A-Da / Stomping At The Savoy

Rudy Williams (alto saxophone) Tadd Dameron (piano, vocals) Pee Wee Tinney (guitar, vocals) Art Phipps (bass) Charles Simon (drums) Babs Gonzales (vocals)
WOR Studios, NYC, February 24, 1947
BN297-1Oop-Pop-A-Da
BN298-3Stomping At The Savoy

BN 535   Babs' Three Bips And A Bop - Lop-Pow / Pay Dem Dues

Rudy Williams (alto saxophone) Tadd Dameron (piano, vocals) Pee Wee Tinney (guitar, vocals) Art Phipps (bass) Charles Simon (drums) Babs Gonzales (vocals): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, February 24, 1947
BN296-1Lop-Pow
BN299-2Pay Dem Dues

BN 536   Babs' Three Bips And A Bop - Dob Bla Bli / Weird Lullaby

Tadd Dameron (piano, vocals) Pee Wee Tinney (guitar, vocals) Art Phipps (bass) Babs Gonzales (vocals)
WOR Studios, NYC, May 7, 1947
BN302-3Dob Bla Bli
BN303-1Weird Lullaby

BN 537   Babs' Three Bips And A Bop - Running Around / Babs' Dream

Tadd Dameron (piano, vocals) Pee Wee Tinney (guitar, vocals) Art Phipps (bass) Babs Gonzales (vocals): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, May 7, 1947
BN300-3Running Around
BN301-5Babs' Dream

BN 538   Ike Quebec - Someone To Watch Over Me / Zig Billion

Shad Collins (trumpet) Keg Johnson (trombone) Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Roger Ram Ramirez (piano) John Collins (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, September 23, 1946
BN294-1Someone To Watch Over Me
BN295-4Zig Billion

BN 539   Ike Quebec - The Masquerade Is Over / Basically Blue

Shad Collins (trumpet) Keg Johnson (trombone) Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Roger Ram Ramirez (piano) John Collins (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) J.C. Heard (drums): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, September 23, 1946
BN292-4The Masquerade Is Over
BN293-2Basically Blue

BN 540   Tadd Dameron - Our Delight / The Squirrel

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) Charlie Rouse (tenor saxophone) Tadd Dameron (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, September 26, 1947
BN305-1The Squirrel
BN306-5Our Delight

BN 541   Tadd Dameron - The Chase / Dameronia

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) Charlie Rouse (tenor saxophone) Tadd Dameron (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, September 26, 1947
BN304-2The Chase
BN307-2Dameronia

BN 542   Thelonious Monk - Thelonious / Suburban Eyes

Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) Danny Quebec West (alto saxophone) Billy Smith (tenor saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, October 15, 1947
BN310-1Suburban Eyes
BN311-0Thelonious

BN 543   Thelonious Monk - 'Round Midnight / Well, You Needn't

Thelonious Monk (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, October 24, 1947
BN314-0Well, You Needn't
George Taitt (trumpet) Sahib Shihab (alto saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Bob Paige (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, November 21, 1947
BN321-1'Round Midnight

BN 544   Ike Quebec - Blue Harlem, Part 1&2

Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Roger Ram Ramirez (piano) Tiny Grimes (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, July 18, 1944
BN988-0Blue Harlem (alt. take)

BN 545   Art Blakey's Messengers - The Thin Man / Musa's Vision

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Howard Bowe (trombone) Sahib Shihab (alto saxophone) Orland Wright (tenor saxophone) Ernest Thompson (baritone saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) LaVerne Barker (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, December 22, 1947
BN322-3The Thin Man
BN325-1Musa's Vision

BN 546   Art Blakey's Messengers - Groove Street / The Bop Alley

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Howard Bowe (trombone) Sahib Shihab (alto saxophone) Orland Wright (tenor saxophone) Ernest Thompson (baritone saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) LaVerne Barker (bass) Art Blakey (drums): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, December 22, 1947
BN323-1The Bop Alley
BN324-2Groove Street

BN 547   Thelonious Monk - Evonce / Off Minor

Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) Danny Quebec West (alto saxophone) Billy Smith (tenor saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, October 15, 1947
BN309-4Evonce
Thelonious Monk (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, October 24, 1947
BN317-1Off Minor

BN 548   Thelonious Monk - In Walked Bud / Epistrophy

George Taitt (trumpet) Sahib Shihab (alto saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Bob Paige (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, November 21, 1947
BN318-3In Walked Bud
Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Thelonious Monk (piano) John Simmons (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
Apex Studios, NYC, July 2, 1948
BN330-0Epistrophy

BN 549   Thelonious Monk - Ruby, My Dear / Evidence

Thelonious Monk (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, October 24, 1947
BN313-1Ruby, My Dear
Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Thelonious Monk (piano) John Simmons (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
Apex Studios, NYC, July 2, 1948
BN328-0Evidence

BN 550   Art Hodes - Wolverine Blues / Bujie

Max Kaminsky (trumpet -1) George Lugg (trombone -1) Leonard "Bujie" Centobie (clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Chick Robertson (guitar) Jack Lesberg (bass) Danny Alvin (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, May 23, 1945
1. BN241-0Wolverine Blues
2. BN245-0Bujie
** part of Blue Note 104.

BN 551   Art Hodes - I Never Knew What A Gal Could Do / Mr. Jelly Lord

Max Kaminsky (trumpet) George Lugg (trombone) Leonard "Bujie" Centobie (clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Chick Robertson (guitar) Jack Lesberg (bass) Danny Alvin (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, May 17, 1945
BN238-3I Never Knew What A Gal Could Do
BN239-1Mr. Jelly Lord
** part of Blue Note 104.

BN 552   Art Hodes - Willie The Weeper / Chicago Gal

Max Kaminsky (trumpet) George Lugg (trombone) Leonard "Bujie" Centobie (clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Chick Robertson (guitar) Jack Lesberg (bass) Danny Alvin (drums): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, May 17, 1945
BN237-1Chicago Gal
same personnel
WOR Studios, NYC, May 23, 1945
BN244-2Willie The Weeper
** part of Blue Note 104.

BN 553   James Moody - Tropicana / The Fuller Bop Man

Dave Burnes, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) James Moody (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) James "Men Gates" Forman (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums) Gil Fuller (arranger)
Apex Studios, NYC, October 19, 1948
BN340-4The Fuller Bop Man
Dave Burnes, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) James Moody (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) James "Men Gates" Forman (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Chino Pozo (bongos, vocals) Gil Fuller (arranger)
Apex Studios, NYC, October 25, 1948
BN344-0Tropicana

BN 554   James Moody - Cu-Ba / Moodamorphosis

Dave Burnes, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) James Moody (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) James "Men Gates" Forman (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums) Gil Fuller (arranger)
Apex Studios, NYC, October 19, 1948
BN343-2Moodamorphosis
Dave Burnes, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) James Moody (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) James "Men Gates" Forman (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Chino Pozo (bongos, vocals) Gil Fuller (arranger)
Apex Studios, NYC, October 25, 1948
BN345-1Cu-Ba

BN 555   James Moody - Tin Tin Deo / Oh, Henry!

Dave Burnes, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) James Moody (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) James "Men Gates" Forman (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums) Gil Fuller (arranger)
Apex Studios, NYC, October 19, 1948
BN342-2Oh, Henry!
Dave Burnes, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) James Moody (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) James "Men Gates" Forman (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Chino Pozo (bongos, vocals) Gil Fuller (arranger)
Apex Studios, NYC, October 25, 1948
BN347-0Tin Tin Deo

BN 556   James Moody - Moody's All Frantic / Workshop

Dave Burnes, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) James Moody (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) James "Men Gates" Forman (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums) Gil Fuller (arranger)
Apex Studios, NYC, October 19, 1948
BN341-0Workshop
Dave Burnes, Elmon Wright (trumpet) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) James Moody (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) James "Men Gates" Forman (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Chino Pozo (bongos, vocals) Gil Fuller (arranger)
Apex Studios, NYC, October 25, 1948
BN346-0Moody's All Frantic

BN 557   Howard McGhee - Double Talk, Part 1&2

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Howard McGhee (trumpet, piano) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone, piano) Curly Russell (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Apex Studios, NYC, October 11, 1948
BN338-0Double Talk

BN 558   Howard McGhee - The Skunk / Boperation

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Howard McGhee (trumpet, piano) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone, piano) Curly Russell (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums): same session
Apex Studios, NYC, October 11, 1948
BN337-1Boperation
BN336-3The Skunk

BN 559   Tadd Dameron - Jahbero / Lady Bird

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Allen Eager, Wardell Gray (tenor saxophone) Tadd Dameron (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Chino Pozo (bongos -1)
Apex Studios, NYC, September 13, 1948
1. BN332-1Jahbero
2. BN333-0Lady Bird

BN 560   Thelonious Monk - Humph / Misterioso

Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) Danny Quebec West (alto saxophone) Billy Smith (tenor saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, October 15, 1947
BN308-2Humph
Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Thelonious Monk (piano) John Simmons (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
Apex Studios, NYC, July 2, 1948
BN329-0Misterioso

BN 561   Sidney Bechet - At The Jazz Band Ball / Tin Roof Blues

Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone) Art Hodes (piano) Walter Page (bass) Fred Moore (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, January 21, 1949
BN350-0Tin Roof Blues
Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Ray Diehl (trombone) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone) Art Hodes (piano) Walter Page (bass) Slick Jones (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, March 23, 1949
BN357-2At The Jazz Band Ball
** part of Blue Note 105.

BN 562   Sidney Bechet - Tiger Rag / Cake Walking Babies

Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone) Art Hodes (piano) Walter Page (bass) Fred Moore (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, January 21, 1949
BN349-2Tiger Rag
Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Ray Diehl (trombone) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone) Art Hodes (piano) Walter Page (bass) Slick Jones (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, March 23, 1949
BN355-1Cake Walking Babies From Home
** part of Blue Note 105.

BN 563   Sidney Bechet - When The Saints Go Marching In / Basin Street Blues

Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone) Art Hodes (piano) Walter Page (bass) Fred Moore (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, January 21, 1949
BN353-1When The Saints Go Marching In
Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Ray Diehl (trombone) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone) Art Hodes (piano) Walter Page (bass) Slick Jones (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, March 23, 1949
BN354-0Basin Street Blues
** part of Blue Note 105.

BN 564   Bunk Johnson/Sidney Bechet - Milenberg Joys / Days Beyond Recall

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

BN 565   Bunk Johnson/Sidney Bechet - Lord, Let Me In The Lifeboat / Up In Sidney's Flat

Bunk Johnson (trumpet) Sandy Williams (trombone) Sidney Bechet (clarinet) Cliff Jackson (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Manzie Johnson (drums): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, March 10, 1945
BN225-0Lord, Let Me In The Lifeboat
BN228-1Up In Sidney's Flat

BN 566   Sidney Bechet/Claude Luter - Struttin' With Some Barbecue / See See Rider

Pierre Dervaux (trumpet) Claude Phillippe (trumpet, banjo) Mowgli Jospin (trombone) Claude Luter (clarinet) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone, clarinet) Christian Azzi (piano) Roland Bianchini (bass) Francois "Moustache" Galepides (drums)
Paris, France, October 14, 1949
V3020-1See See Rider
Pierre Dervaux (trumpet) Bernard Zacharias (trombone) Claude Luter (clarinet) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone) Christian Azzi (piano) Roland Bianchini (bass) Francois "Moustache" Galepides (drums)
Paris, France, November 15, 1949
V3033-1Struttin' With Some Barbecue

BN 567   Sidney Bechet/Claude Luter - Temptation Rag / Sobbin' And Cryin'

Pierre Dervaux (trumpet) Bernard Zacharias (trombone) Claude Luter (clarinet) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone) Christian Azzi (piano) Roland Bianchini (bass) Francois "Moustache" Galepides (drums): same session
Paris, France, November 15, 1949
V3029-2Temptation Rag
V3031-2Sobbin' And Cryin'

BN 568   Sidney Bechet/Claude Luter - Riverboat Shuffle / Saw Mill Blues

Pierre Dervaux (trumpet) Bernard Zacharias (trombone) Claude Luter (clarinet) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone) Christian Azzi (piano) Roland Bianchini (bass) Francois "Moustache" Galepides (drums): same session
Paris, France, November 15, 1949
V3030-1Riverboat Shuffle
V3034-2Saw Mill Blues

BN 569   Sidney Bechet/Claude Luter - Ce Mossieu Qui Parle / Bechet's Creole Blues (not released)

Pierre Dervaux (trumpet) Claude Phillippe (trumpet, banjo) Mowgli Jospin (trombone) Claude Luter (clarinet) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone, clarinet) Christian Azzi (piano) Roland Bianchini (bass) Francois "Moustache" Galepides (drums)
Paris, France, October 14, 1949
V3015-2Ce Mossieu Qui Parle
V3017-1Bechet's Creole Blues

BN 570   Sidney Bechet/Claude Luter - Buddy Bolden Story / The Onions

Pierre Dervaux (trumpet) Claude Phillippe (trumpet, banjo) Mowgli Jospin (trombone) Claude Luter (clarinet) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone, clarinet) Christian Azzi (piano) Roland Bianchini (bass) Francois "Moustache" Galepides (drums): same session
Paris, France, October 14, 1949
V3016-2Buddy Bolden Story
V3019-2The Onions

BN 571   Sidney Bechet - Fidgety Feet / Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out

Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone) Art Hodes (piano) Walter Page (bass) Fred Moore (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, January 21, 1949
BN352-1Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out
Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Ray Diehl (trombone) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone) Art Hodes (piano) Walter Page (bass) Slick Jones (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, March 23, 1949
BN359-0Fidgety Feet

BN 572   Sidney Bechet - Copenhagen / Shim-Me-Sha-Wabble

Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Jimmy Archey (trombone) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone) Joe Sullivan (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Slick Jones (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, April 19, 1950
BN376-4Copenhagen
BN381-2Shim-Me-Sha-Wabble

BN 573   Sidney Bechet - China Boy / Sister Kate

Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone) Art Hodes (piano) Walter Page (bass) Fred Moore (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, January 21, 1949
BN348-2Sister Kate
Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Jimmy Archey (trombone) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone) Joe Sullivan (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Slick Jones (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, April 19, 1950
BN377-1China Boy

Blue Note 78 rpm Album series (12 inch 78 rpm Album)

BN 8/9   Meade "Lux" Lewis - The Blues

Meade "Lux" Lewis (piano)
probably WMGM Radio Station, NYC, January 6, 1939
tk.1 (486A-1)The Blues, Part 1
tk.2 (486A-2)The Blues, Part 2
tk.3 (486A-3)The Blues, Part 3
tk.4 (486A-4)The Blues, Part 4
** same contents as Blue Note 8 + 9.

Blue Note 78 rpm Album series (10 inch 78 rpm Album)

BN 101   John Hardee - Tenor Sax

John Hardee (tenor saxophone) Sammy Benskin (piano) Tiny Grimes (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, February 28, 1946
BN282-0Hardee's Party
BN283-5Idaho
John Hardee (tenor saxophone) Bill Bivens (vibraphone) Sammy Benskin (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, May 31, 1946
BN284-1What Is This Thing Called Love
BN285-1Nervous From The Service
BN286-4River Edge Rock
BN287-0Sweet And Lovely
** same contents as Blue Note 514 + 520 + 521.

BN 102   Ike Quebec - Tenor Sax

Jonah Jones (trumpet) Tyree Glenn (trombone) Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Roger Ram Ramirez (piano) Tiny Grimes (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, September 25, 1944
BN989-0Hard Tack
BN990-1If I Had You
Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Dave Rivera (piano) Napoleon Allen (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, April 10, 1945
BN234-1Dolores
BN236-3Sweethearts On Parade
Buck Clayton (trumpet) Keg Johnson (trombone) Ike Quebec (tenor saxophone) Roger Ram Ramirez (piano) Tiny Grimes (guitar) Grachan Moncur (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, July 17, 1945
BN248-1Topsy
BN249-0Cup-Mute Clayton
** same contents as Blue Note 510 + 515 + 516.

BN 103   Art Hodes - Hot Jazz At Blue Note

Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone, 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
** same contents as Blue Note 531 + 532 + 533.

BN 104   Art Hodes - A Monday Date At Blue Note

Max Kaminsky (trumpet) George Lugg (trombone) Leonard "Bujie" Centobie (clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Chick Robertson (guitar) Jack Lesberg (bass) Danny Alvin (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, May 17, 1945
BN237-1Chicago Gal
BN238-3I Never Knew What A Gal Could Do
BN239-1Mr. Jelly Lord
Max Kaminsky (trumpet -1,2) George Lugg (trombone -1,2) Leonard "Bujie" Centobie (clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Chick Robertson (guitar) Jack Lesberg (bass) Danny Alvin (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, May 23, 1945
1. BN241-0Wolverine Blues
2. BN244-2Willie The Weeper
3. BN245-0Bujie
** same contents as Blue Note 550 + 551 + 552.

BN 105   Sidney Bechet - Giant Of Jazz

Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone) Art Hodes (piano) Walter Page (bass) Fred Moore (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, January 21, 1949
BN349-2Tiger Rag
BN350-0Tin Roof Blues
BN353-1When The Saints Go Marching In
Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Ray Diehl (trombone) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone) 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
BN357-2At The Jazz Band Ball
** same contents as Blue Note 561 + 562 + 563.

Blue Note 1500 series (10 inch 78 rpm)

BN 1564   Thelonious Monk - I Mean You / Tadd Dameron - Symphonette

Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Thelonious Monk (piano) John Simmons (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
Apex Studios, NYC, July 2, 1948
BN331-1I Mean You
Fats Navarro (trumpet) Allen Eager, Wardell Gray (tenor saxophone) Tadd Dameron (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Apex Studios, NYC, September 13, 1948
BN334-1Symphonette

BN 1565   Thelonious Monk - Who Knows / Monk's Mood

George Taitt (trumpet) Sahib Shihab (alto saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Bob Paige (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, November 21, 1947
BN319-0Monk's Mood
BN320-0Who Knows

BN 1566   Bud Powell - You Go To My Head / Ornithology

Bud Powell (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, August 9, 1949
BN364-0You Go To My Head
BN365-0Ornithology

BN 1567   Bud Powell - Bouncing With Bud / Wail

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, August 9, 1949
BN360-2Bouncing With Bud
BN361-3Wail

BN 1568   Bud Powell - Dance Of The Infidels / 52nd Street Theme

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, August 9, 1949
BN362-1Dance Of The Infidels
BN363-152nd Street Theme

BN 1569   Max Roach - Prince Albert, Part 1&2

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) James Moody (tenor saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Studio Technisonor, Paris, France, May 15, 1949
ST3010Prince Albert
** reissue of Vogue (F) V 5009.

BN 1570   Max Roach - Maximum / James Moody - Just Moody

James Moody (tenor saxophone) Art Simmons (piano) Alvin "Buddy" Banks (bass) Clarence Terry (drums) Al Edwards (vocals)
Lausanne, Switzerland, April 30, 1949
ST3004Just Moody
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) James Moody (tenor saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Studio Technisonor, Paris, France, May 15, 1949
ST3013Maximum

BN 1571   Max Roach - Tomorrow, Part 1&2

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) James Moody (tenor saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums): same session
Studio Technisonor, Paris, France, May 15, 1949
ST3012Tomorrow (Yesterdays)
** reissue of Vogue (F) V 5011.

BN 1572   Howard McGhee - I'll Remember April / Fuguetta

Howard McGhee (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Brew Moore (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, January 23, 1950
BN371-1Fuguetta
BN375-1I'll Remember April

BN 1573   Howard McGhee - Fluid Drive / Donellon Square

Howard McGhee (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Brew Moore (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, January 23, 1950
BN372-0Fluid Drive
BN374-0Donellon Square

BN 1574   Howard McGhee - Meciendo / Lo-Flame

Howard McGhee (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Brew Moore (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, January 23, 1950
BN370-2Lo-Flame
BN373-0Meciendo

BN 1575   Thelonious Monk - Nice Work If You Can Get It / April In Paris

Thelonious Monk (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, October 24, 1947
BN312-1Nice Work If You Can Get It
BN315-1April In Paris

BN 1576   Bud Powell - A Night In Tunisia / Over The Rainbow

Bud Powell (piano) Curly Russell (bass -2) Max Roach (drums -2)
WOR Studios, NYC, May 1, 1951
1. BN383-0Over The Rainbow
2. BN384-0A Night In Tunisia

BN 1577   Bud Powell - Un Poco Loco / It Could Happen To You

Bud Powell (piano) Curly Russell (bass -1) Max Roach (drums -1)
WOR Studios, NYC, May 1, 1951
1. BN382-4Un Poco Loco
2. BN385-1It Could Happen To You

BN 1578   Wynton Kelly - Born To Be Blue / Where Or When

Wynton Kelly (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Lee Abrams (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, July 25, 1951
BN403-1Born To Be Blue
BN404-0Where Or When

BN 1579   Wynton Kelly - Moonglow / Cherokee

Wynton Kelly (piano) Franklin Skeete (bass -1) Oscar Pettiford (bass -2) Lee Abrams (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, July 25, 1951
1. BN402-1Cherokee
2. BN405-0Moonglow

BN 1580   Wynton Kelly - Summertime / Crazy, He Calls Me

Wynton Kelly (piano) Franklin Skeete (bass) Lee Abrams (drums, congas)
WOR Studios, NYC, August 1, 1951
BN412-1Summertime
BN414-1Crazy, He Calls Me

BN 1581   Wynton Kelly - Goodbye / Blue Moon

Wynton Kelly (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Lee Abrams (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, July 25, 1951
BN399-1Blue Moon
Wynton Kelly (piano) Franklin Skeete (bass) Lee Abrams (drums, congas)
WOR Studios, NYC, August 1, 1951
BN408-0Goodbye (78 rpm version)

BN 1582   not used

BN 1583   not used

BN 1584   not used

BN 1585   James Moody - Autumn Leaves / Shades Of Blonde

Rene Reumont (French horn) Max Porret (flute) Robert Jeannoutot (oboe) Henri Bellicourt (clarinet, bass clarinet) James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone) Marcel Beaujojan, Lionel Gali, Jean Gaunet, Charles Vaudevoir (violin) Robert Jadoux, Guy Rogne (cello) Bernard Galais (harp) Raymond Fol (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Pierre Lemarchand (drums) Pepito Riebe (bongos) Andre Hodeir (arranger, conductor)
Paris, France, July 13, 1951
V4057Autumn Leaves
V4060Shades Of Blonde
** reissue of Vogue (F) V 3024.

BN 1586   James Moody - So Very Pretty / September Serenade

Rene Reumont (French horn) Max Porret (flute) Robert Jeannoutot (oboe) Henri Bellicourt (clarinet, bass clarinet) James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone) Marcel Beaujojan, Lionel Gali, Jean Gaunet, Charles Vaudevoir (violin) Robert Jadoux, Guy Rogne (cello) Bernard Galais (harp) Raymond Fol (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Pierre Lemarchand (drums) Pepito Riebe (bongos) Andre Hodeir (arranger, conductor): same session
Paris, France, July 13, 1951
V4058So Very Pretty
V4062September Serenade
** reissue of Vogue (F) V 3025.

BN 1587   James Moody - Jackie My Little Cat / Bedelia

Rene Reumont (French horn) Max Porret (flute) Robert Jeannoutot (oboe) Henri Bellicourt (clarinet, bass clarinet) James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone) Marcel Beaujojan, Lionel Gali, Jean Gaunet, Charles Vaudevoir (violin) Robert Jadoux, Guy Rogne (cello) Bernard Galais (harp) Raymond Fol (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Pierre Lemarchand (drums) Pepito Riebe (bongos) Andre Hodeir (arranger, conductor): same session
Paris, France, July 13, 1951
V4056Bedelia
V4061Jackie My Little Cat
** reissue of Vogue (F) V 3022.

BN 1588   James Moody - Loving You The Way I Do / Singing For You

Rene Reumont (French horn) Max Porret (flute) Robert Jeannoutot (oboe) Henri Bellicourt (clarinet, bass clarinet) James Moody (tenor, alto saxophone) Marcel Beaujojan, Lionel Gali, Jean Gaunet, Charles Vaudevoir (violin) Robert Jadoux, Guy Rogne (cello) Bernard Galais (harp) Raymond Fol (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Pierre Lemarchand (drums) Pepito Riebe (bongos) Andre Hodeir (arranger, conductor): same session
Paris, France, July 13, 1951
V4055Loving You The Way I Do
V4059Singing For You
** reissue of Vogue (F) V 3023.

BN 1589   Thelonious Monk - Four In One / Straight, No Chaser

Sahib Shihab (alto saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, July 23, 1951
BN392-1Four In One
BN395-0Straight, No Chaser

BN 1590   Thelonious Monk - Criss Cross / Eronel

Sahib Shihab (alto saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Art Blakey (drums): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, July 23, 1951
BN393-0Criss Cross
BN394-0Eronel

BN 1591   Thelonious Monk - Ask Me Now / Willow Weep For Me

Milt Jackson (vibraphone -2) Thelonious Monk (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, July 23, 1951
1. BN396-1Ask Me Now
2. BN397-0Willow Weep For Me

BN 1592   Milt Jackson - What's New / Tahiti

Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone -1) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, April 7, 1952
1. BN422-0 tk.1Tahiti
2. BN425-3 tk.12What's New

BN 1593   Milt Jackson - Bag's Groove / Lillie

Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone -2) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, April 7, 1952
1. BN423-1 tk.4Lillie
2. BN424-2 tk.8Bags' Groove

BN 1594   Lou Donaldson - Don't Get Around Much Anymore / Milt Jackson - On The Scene

Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, April 7, 1952
BN426-0 tk.14Don't Get Around Much Anymore
BN427-0 tk.16On The Scene

BN 1595   Miles Davis - Woody'n You / Dear Old Stockholm

Miles Davis (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Gil Coggins (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, May 9, 1952
BN428-1 tk.2Dear Old Stockholm
BN431-3 tk.13Woody'n You

BN 1596   Miles Davis - Yesterdays / Chance It

Miles Davis (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone -1) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone -1) Gil Coggins (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, May 9, 1952
1. BN429-3 tk.6Chance It
2. BN432-0 tk.14Yesterdays

BN 1597   Tadd Dameron - The Squirrel / Miles Davis - Donna

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) Charlie Rouse (tenor saxophone) Tadd Dameron (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, September 26, 1947
BN305-1The Squirrel
Miles Davis (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Gil Coggins (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, May 9, 1952
BN430-1 tk.8Donna

BN 1598   Lou Donaldson - Roccus / Cheek To Cheek

Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, June 20, 1952
BN440-1 tk.2Roccus
BN442-4 tk.11Cheek To Cheek

BN 1599   Lou Donaldson - The Things We Did Last Summer / Lou's Blues

Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Taylor (drums): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, June 20, 1952
BN443-1 tk.9Lou's Blues
BN441-2 tk.12The Things We Did Last Summer

BN 1600   Vic Dickenson - Tenderly / Lion's Den

Vic Dickenson (trombone) Bill Doggett (organ) John Collins (guitar) Jo Jones (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, June 24, 1952
BN444-2 tk.3Tenderly
BN446-3 tk.9Lion's Den

Blue Note 1600 series (10 inch 78 rpm)

BN 1601   Vic Dickenson - I'm Getting Sentimental Over You / In A Mellow Tone

Vic Dickenson (trombone) Bill Doggett (organ) John Collins (guitar) Jo Jones (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, June 24, 1952
BN445-1 tk.5(I'm) Gettin' Sentimental (Over You)
BN447-2 tk.14In A Mellow Tone

BN 1602   Thelonious Monk - Skippy / Let's Cool One

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Max Roach (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, May 30, 1952
BN434-1 tk.2Skippy
BN438-0 tk.11Let's Cool One

BN 1603   Thelonious Monk - Hornin' In / Carolina Moon

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Max Roach (drums): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, May 30, 1952
BN435-3 tk.7Hornin' In
BN437-0 tk.10Carolina Moon

BN 1604   The Swinging Swedes - Cream Of The Crop, Part 1&2

Rolf Ericson (trumpet) Ake Persson (trombone) Putte Wickman (clarinet) Arne Domnerus (alto saxophone) Carl-Henrik Norin (tenor saxophone) Lars Gullin (baritone saxophone) Ulf Linde (vibraphone) Bengt Hallberg (piano) Sten Carlberg (guitar) Simon Brehm (bass) Jack Noren (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, September 5, 1951
2186Cream Of The Crop, Part 1
2187Cream Of The Crop, Part 2
** reissue of Cupol (Swd) 9007 entitled "Jazzkritikerorkestern 1951 - Cream Of The Crop, Part 1&2".

BN 1605   The Swinging Swedes - Summertime / Pick Yourself Up

Rolf Ericson (trumpet) Ake Persson (trombone) Putte Wickman (clarinet) Arne Domnerus (alto saxophone) Carl-Henrik Norin (tenor saxophone) Lars Gullin (baritone saxophone) Ulf Linde (vibraphone) Bengt Hallberg (piano) Sten Carlberg (guitar) Simon Brehm (bass) Jack Noren (drums): same session
Stockholm, Sweden, September 5, 1951
2188Summertime
2189Pick Yourself Up
** reissue of Cupol (Swd) 9008 entitled "Favoritsolisterna 1951 - Summertime / Pick Yourself Up".

BN 1606   Gil Melle - Four Moons / The Gears

Eddie Bert (trombone) Gil Melle (tenor saxophone) Joe Manning (vibraphone) George Wallington (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Max Roach (drums) Monica Dell (vocals -2)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 2, 1952
1. BN461-3 (tk.4)Four Moons
2. BN462-3 (tk.8)The Gears

BN 1607   Gil Melle - Sunset Concerto / Mars

Eddie Bert (trombone) Gil Melle (tenor saxophone) Joe Manning (vibraphone) George Wallington (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Max Roach (drums) Monica Dell (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 2, 1952
BN463-0 (tk.9)Mars
BN464-0 (tk.10)Sunset Concerto

BN 1608   Horace Silver - Safari / Thou Swell

Horace Silver (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, October 9, 1952
BN449-1 tk.5Safari
BN450-6 tk.15Thou Swell

BN 1609   Lou Donaldson - Sweet Juice / The Best Things In Life Are Free

Blue Mitchell (trumpet -2) Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, November 19, 1952
1. BN457-0 tk.1Sweet Juice
2. BN460-1 tk.10The Best Things In Life Are Free

BN 1610   Lou Donaldson - If I Love Again / Down Home

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, November 19, 1952
BN459-1 tk.8Down Home
BN458-5 tk.12If I Love Again

BN 1611   The Cool Britons - Leapin' In London / Birdland Bounce

Kenny Baker (trumpet) Gordon Langhorn (trombone) Ronnie Chamberlain, Henry McKenzie (clarinet) Johnny Dankworth (alto saxophone) Ronnie Scott (tenor saxophone) Dave Shand (baritone saxophone -1) Victor Feldman (vibraphone) Ralph Sharon (piano) Ivor Mairants (guitar) Charlie Short (bass) Jack Parnell (drums)
London, England, February 3, 1951
1. SSS-7-126Brand's Essence (Birdland Bounce)
2. SSS-7-127Marshall's Plan (Leapin' In London)
** reissue of Esquire (E) 10-115 entitled "Melody Maker All Stars - Brand's Essence / Marshall's Plan".

BN 1612   The Cool Britons - Cherokee / Tea For Me

Jimmy Deuchar (trumpet) Eddie Harvey (trombone) Johnny Dankworth (alto saxophone) Don Rendell (tenor saxophone) Bill LeSage (piano) Eric Dawson (bass) Tony Kinsey (drums)
London, England, July 29, 1950
M-7-116Seven Not Out (Tea For Me)
M-7-117Cherokee
** reissue of Esquire (E) 10-093 entitled "Johnny Dankworth - Seven Not Out / Cherokee".

BN 1613   Dizzy Gillespie - Lady Bird / Sweet Lorraine

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Bill Tamper (trombone) Hubert Fol (alto saxophone) Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Raymond Fol (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Pierre Lemarchand (drums)
Schola Cantorum, Paris, France, April 11, 1952
52V4225 | BN2002Lady Bird (Dizzy Song)
52V4229 | BN2001Sweet Lorraine

BN 1614   Dizzy Gillespie - Hurry Home / Afro-Paris

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Arnold Ross (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Bill Clark (drums) Umberto Canto (congas)
Studio Jouvenet, Paris, France, March 27, 1952
52V4210-1 | BN2003Hurry Home
52V4211-3 | BN2004Afro-Paris

BN 1615   Dizzy Gillespie - Everything Happens To Me / Say Eh!

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Arnold Ross (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Bill Clark (drums) Umberto Canto (congas): same session
Studio Jouvenet, Paris, France, March 27, 1952
52V4212-1 | BN2008Say Eh!
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Bill Tamper (trombone) Hubert Fol (alto saxophone) Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Raymond Fol (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Pierre Lemarchand (drums)
Schola Cantorum, Paris, France, April 11, 1952
52V4230 | BN2007Everything Happens To Me

BN 1616   Dizzy Gillespie - Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams / She's Funny That Way

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Bill Tamper (trombone) Hubert Fol (alto saxophone) Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Raymond Fol (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Pierre Lemarchand (drums): same session
Schola Cantorum, Paris, France, April 11, 1952
52V4227-1 | BN2006She's Funny That Way
52V4228 | BN2005Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams

BN 1617   Dizzy Gillespie - CCC Blues / Somebody Loves Me

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Bill Tamper (trombone) Hubert Fol (alto saxophone) Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Raymond Fol (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Pierre Lemarchand (drums): same session
Schola Cantorum, Paris, France, April 11, 1952
52V4224 | BN2010CCC Blues (Cripple Crapple Crutch)
52V4226 | BN2009Somebody Loves Me

BN 1618   Miles Davis - Tempus Fugit / Enigma

Miles Davis (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Jimmy Heath (tenor saxophone) Gil Coggins (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, April 20, 1953
BN478-2 tk.6Enigma
BN480-0 tk.10Tempus Fugit

BN 1619   Miles Davis - Ray's Idea / I Waited For You

Miles Davis (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone -1) Jimmy Heath (tenor saxophone -1) Gil Coggins (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, April 20, 1953
1. BN479-2 tk.9Ray's Idea
2. BN482-0 tk.16I Waited For You

BN 1620   Miles Davis - Kelo / C.T.A.

Miles Davis (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Jimmy Heath (tenor saxophone) Gil Coggins (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, April 20, 1953
BN477-2 tk.3Kelo
BN481-3 tk.15C.T.A.

BN 1621   Jay Jay Johnson - Capri / Turnpike

Clifford Brown (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Jimmy Heath (tenor, baritone saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, June 22, 1953
BN503-3 tk.4Capri
BN505-0 tk.6Turnpike

BN 1622   Lou Donaldson - Brownie Speaks / You Go To My Head

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Elmo Hope (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, June 9, 1953
BN492-0 tk.9Brownie Speaks
BN494-0 tk.11You Go To My Head

BN 1623   Lou Donaldson - Cookin' / Bellarosa

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Elmo Hope (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, June 9, 1953
BN489-1 tk.2Bellarosa
BN491-1 tk.8Cookin'

BN 1624   Lou Donaldson - Carvin' The Rock / De-Dah

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone) Elmo Hope (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, June 9, 1953
BN490-3 tk.6Carvin' The Rock
BN493-0 tk.10De-Dah

BN 1625   Horace Silver - Opus De Funk / Day In, Day Out

Horace Silver (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, November 23, 1953
BN534-2 tk.6Opus De Funk
BN535-1 tk.9Day In, Day Out

BN 1626   Art Blakey - Message From Kenya / Art Blakey/Sabu - Nothing But The Soul

Art Blakey (drums) "Sabu" Martinez (bongos, congas -1)
WOR Studios, NYC, November 23, 1953
1. BN533-0 tk.1Message From Kenya
2. BN536-0 tk.11Nothing But The Soul
** also issued on Blue Note 45-1626.

BN 1627   Urbie Green - Skylark / Dansero

Doug Mettome (trumpet, baritone horn) Urbie Green (trombone) John Murtaugh (tenor saxophone) Sam Staff (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Lyon (piano) Danny Martucci (bass) Jimmy Campbell (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 27, 1953
BN543-0 (tk.1)Skylark
BN545-2 (tk.3)Dansero

BN 1628   Bud Powell - I Want To Be Happy / The Glass Enclosure

Bud Powell (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, August 14, 1953
BN514-1 tk.23I Want To Be Happy
BN516-0 tk.27The Glass Enclosure

BN 1629   Bud Powell - Sure Thing / Collard Greens And Black-Eyed Peas

Bud Powell (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Art Taylor (drums): same session
WOR Studios, NYC, August 14, 1953
BN511-2 tk.17Sure Thing
BN512-2 tk.20Collard Greens And Black-Eyed Peas

Blue Note 1200 series (10 inch 78 rpm)

BN 1201   Thelonious Monk - All The Things You Are / I Should Care

Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Thelonious Monk (piano) John Simmons (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums) Kenny Pancho Hagood (vocals)
Apex Studios, NYC, July 2, 1948
BN326-3All The Things You Are
BN327-2I Should Care

BN 1202   Clyde Bernhardt - Crackin' Bread / Meet Me On The Corner

Clyde Bernhardt (trombone, vocals) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Dave Small (baritone saxophone) Earl Knight (piano) Rene Hall (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
Carnegie Hall Studio, NYC, October 6, 1949
BN366 (tk.4)Crackin' Bread
BN367 (tk.2)Meet Me On The Corner

BN 1203   Clyde Bernhardt - Don't Tell It / Chattanooga

Clyde Bernhardt (trombone, vocals) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Dave Small (baritone saxophone) Earl Knight (piano) Rene Hall (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Gus Johnson (drums): same session
Carnegie Hall Studio, NYC, October 6, 1949
BN368 (tk.3)Don't Tell It
BN369 (tk.3)Chattanooga

Climax 100 series (12 inch 78 rpm)

Climax 101   George Lewis - Climax Rag / Deep Bayou 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
CD123Deep Bayou Blues

Climax 102   George Lewis - Milenberg Joys / Two Jim Blues

Jim Robinson (trombone) Sidney "Little Jim" Brown (tuba) George Lewis (clarinet, flute) Lawrence Marrero (banjo) Edgar Mosley (drums)
New Orleans, LA, May 15, 1943
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
CD118Milenberg Joys

Climax 103   George Lewis - Just A Closer Walk With Thee / Just A Little While To Stay Here

Avery "Kid" Howard (trumpet, vocals) Jim Robinson (trombone) George Lewis (clarinet) Lawrence Marrero (banjo) Chester Zardis (bass) Edgar Mosley (drums): same session
New Orleans, LA, May 16, 1943
CD107Just A Closer Walk With Thee
CD114Just A Little While To Stay Here

Climax 104   George Lewis - Fidgety Feet / Dauphine Street Blues

Avery "Kid" Howard (trumpet, vocals) Jim Robinson (trombone) George Lewis (clarinet) Lawrence Marrero (banjo) Chester Zardis (bass) Edgar Mosley (drums): same session
New Orleans, LA, May 16, 1943
CD113Dauphine Street Blues
CD119Fidgety Feet

Climax 105   George Lewis - Don't Go 'Way Nobody / Careless Love Blues

Avery "Kid" Howard (trumpet, vocals) Jim Robinson (trombone) George Lewis (clarinet) Lawrence Marrero (banjo) Chester Zardis (bass) Edgar Mosley (drums): same session
New Orleans, LA, May 16, 1943
CD111Careless Love Blues (Careless Love)
CD122Don't Go 'Way Nobody