Blue Note Records Discography: 1939-1944

1939 (establish)

Albert Ammons And Meade "Lux" Lewis

Meade "Lux" Lewis (piano)
probably WMGM Radio Station, NYC, January 6, 1939
tk.1 (486A-1)The Blues, Part 1Blue Note 8; Mosaic MR3-103
tk.2 (486A-2)The Blues, Part 2-
tk.3 (486A-3)The Blues, Part 3Blue Note 9; Mosaic MR3-103
tk.4 (486A-4)The Blues, Part 4-
Albert Ammons (piano)
tk.5 (441-5)Boogie Woogie StompBlue Note 2, BLP 7017, BST 89902; Mosaic MR3-103
tk.6 (GM535-6)Chicago In MindBlue Note 4, BLP 7017; Mosaic MR3-103
tk.7 (1007)Suitcase BluesBlue Note 21, BLP 7017; Mosaic MR3-103
tk.8 (442-8)Boogie Woogie BluesBlue Note 2, BLP 7017; Mosaic MR3-103
Meade "Lux" Lewis (piano)
tk.9The Blues, Part 5Mosaic MR3-103
tk.10Untitled Lewis Original-
tk.11 (444-11)MelancholyBlue Note 1; Mosaic MR3-103
tk.12 (443-12)Solitude-
Albert Ammons (piano)
tk.13Untitled Ammons OriginalMosaic MR3-103
tk.14 (1014)Bass Goin' CrazyBlue Note 21, BLP 7017; Mosaic MR3-103
tk.15Back Water BluesMosaic MR3-103
tk.16Changes In Boogie Woogie-
Albert Ammons, Meade "Lux" Lewis (piano)
tk.17 (GM537-17)Two And FewsBlue Note 4, BLP 7017; Mosaic MR3-103
tk.18Nagasaki (as The Sheik Of Araby)Mosaic MR3-103
Albert Ammons (piano)
tk.19Easy Rider Blues-
* Mosaic MR3-103, MD2-103   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Albert Ammons And Meade Lux Lewis
* Blue Note BST 89902   Various Artists - Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz 1939-1949
= Blue Note BN-LA158-G2   Various Artists - Decades Of Jazz, Vol. 1
* Blue Note BLP 7017   Albert Ammons Memorial Album - Boogie Woogie Classics
= Blue Note (F) BLP 1209   Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson - Boogie Woogie Classics
* Blue Note 8   Meade "Lux" Lewis - The Blues, Part 1 & 2
= Blue Note 8/9   Meade "Lux" Lewis - The Blues
* Blue Note 9   Meade "Lux" Lewis - The Blues, Part 3 & 4
= Blue Note 8/9   Meade "Lux" Lewis - The Blues
* Blue Note 2   Albert Ammons - Boogie Woogie Stomp / Boogie Woogie Blues
* Blue Note 4   Albert Ammons - Chicago In Mind / Albert Ammons, Meade "Lux" Lewis - Two And Fews
* Blue Note 21   Albert Ammons - Bass Goin' Crazy / Suitcase Blues
* Blue Note 1   Meade "Lux" Lewis - Melancholy / Solitude

Frank Newton Quintet

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 BluesBlue Note 501; Mosaic MR1-108
* Mosaic MR1-108   The Complete Recordings Of The Port Of Harlem Jazzmen
* Blue Note 501   J.C. Higginbotham - Weary Land Blues / Frank Newton - Daybreak Blues

J.C. Higginbotham Quintet

J.C. Higginbotham (trombone) Albert Ammons (piano) Teddy Bunn (guitar) Johnny Williams (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
probably WMGM Radio Station, NYC, April 7, 1939
GM513A-5Weary Land BluesBlue Note 501; Mosaic MR1-108
* Mosaic MR1-108   The Complete Recordings Of The Port Of Harlem Jazzmen
* Blue Note 501   J.C. Higginbotham - Weary Land Blues / Frank Newton - Daybreak Blues

Port Of Harlem Jazz Men

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 BluesBlue Note 14, BST 89902; Mosaic MR1-108
GM516-2Mighty BluesBlue Note 3, BLP 7022, B 6509; Mosaic MR1-108
GM517-1Rocking The Blues-
* Blue Note BST 89902   Various Artists - Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz 1939-1949
= Blue Note BN-LA158-G2   Various Artists - Decades Of Jazz, Vol. 1
* Mosaic MR1-108   The Complete Recordings Of The Port Of Harlem Jazzmen
* Blue Note B 6509   Baby Dodds, Art Hodes, Edmond Hall - Classics
* Blue Note BLP 7022   Sidney Bechet - Port Of Harlem Six
* Blue Note 14   Port Of Harlem Jazz Men - Port Of Harlem Blues / Frank Newton - After Hours Blues
* Blue Note 3   Port Of Harlem Jazz Men - Mighty Blues / Rocking The Blues

Frank Newton Quintet

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 BluesBlue Note 14; Mosaic MR1-108
* Mosaic MR1-108   The Complete Recordings Of The Port Of Harlem Jazzmen
* Blue Note 14   Port Of Harlem Jazz Men - Port Of Harlem Blues / Frank Newton - After Hours Blues

J.C. Higginbotham Quintet

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 BluesBlue Note 7; Mosaic MR1-108
* Mosaic MR1-108   The Complete Recordings Of The Port Of Harlem Jazzmen
* Blue Note 7   Port Of Harlem Seven - Blues For Tommy / J.C. Higginbotham - Basin Street Blues

Port Of Harlem Seven

Frank Newton (trumpet) J.C. Higginbotham (trombone) 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
GM532x-12Blues For Tommy (Ladnier)Blue Note 7, BLP 7003, BLP 1202; Mosaic MR1-108, MR6-110
* Blue Note BLP 1202, BST 81202 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 89385 2   Sidney Bechet Jazz Classics, Vol. 2
* Mosaic MR1-108   The Complete Recordings Of The Port Of Harlem Jazzmen
* Mosaic MR6-110, MD4-110   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Sidney Bechet
* Blue Note BLP 7003   Sidney Bechet - Jazz Classics, Vol. 2
* Blue Note 7   Port Of Harlem Seven - Blues For Tommy / J.C. Higginbotham - Basin Street Blues

Sidney Bechet Quintet

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
GM533-14SummertimeBlue Note 6, BLP 7002, BLP 1201, BST 89902; Mosaic MR1-108, MR6-110
* Blue Note BLP 1201, BST 81201 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 89384 2   Sidney Bechet Jazz Classics, Vol. 1
* Blue Note BST 89902   Various Artists - Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz 1939-1949
= Blue Note BN-LA158-G2   Various Artists - Decades Of Jazz, Vol. 1
* Mosaic MR1-108   The Complete Recordings Of The Port Of Harlem Jazzmen
* Mosaic MR6-110, MD4-110   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Sidney Bechet
* Blue Note BLP 7002   Sidney Bechet - Jazz Classics, Vol. 1
* Blue Note 6   Sidney Bechet - Summertime / Port Of Harlem Seven - Pounding Heart Blues

Port Of Harlem Seven

Frank Newton (trumpet) J.C. Higginbotham (trombone) Sidney Bechet (clarinet) Meade "Lux" Lewis (piano) Teddy Bunn (guitar) Johnny Williams (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
probably WMGM Radio Station, NYC, June 8, 1939
GM536-11Pounding Heart BluesBlue Note 6, BLP 7003, BLP 1202; Mosaic MR1-108, MR6-110
* Blue Note BLP 1202, BST 81202 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 89385 2   Sidney Bechet Jazz Classics, Vol. 2
* Mosaic MR1-108   The Complete Recordings Of The Port Of Harlem Jazzmen
* Mosaic MR6-110, MD4-110   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Sidney Bechet
* Blue Note BLP 7003   Sidney Bechet - Jazz Classics, Vol. 2
* Blue Note 6   Sidney Bechet - Summertime / Port Of Harlem Seven - Pounding Heart Blues

Earl "Fatha" Hines Solo

Earl "Fatha" Hines (piano)
possibly WMGM Radio Station, NYC, July 29, 1939
GM301x-3The Father's GetawayBlue Note 5, BST 89902; Mosaic MR1-119
GM302x-2Reminiscing At Blue NoteBlue Note 5; Mosaic MR1-119
* Blue Note BST 89902   Various Artists - Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz 1939-1949
= Blue Note BN-LA158-G2   Various Artists - Decades Of Jazz, Vol. 1
* Mosaic MR1-119   The Pete Johnson/Earl Hines/Teddy Bunn Blue Note Sessions
* Blue Note 5   Earl "Fatha" Hines - The Father's Getaway / Reminiscing At Blue Note

Pete Johnson Blues Trio

Pete Johnson (piano) Ulysses Livingston (guitar -1/3,7,8) Abe Bolar (bass -1/3,7,8)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, December 19, 1939
1. RS653-1Vine Street BustleBlue Note 11, BLP 7019; Mosaic MR1-119
2. RS654-2Some Day Bluesrejected
3. RS655-3-Blue Note 11, BLP 7019; Mosaic MR1-119
4. RS656-4Holler Stomprejected
5. RS657-5--
6. RS658-6-Blue Note 12, BLP 7019; Mosaic MR1-119
7. RS659-7Barrelhouse BreakdownBlue Note 10, BLP 7019; Mosaic MR1-119
8. RS660-8Kansas City Farewell-
9. RS661-9You Don't Know My Mindrejected
10. RS662-10-Blue Note 12, BLP 7019; Mosaic MR1-119
* Mosaic MR1-119   The Pete Johnson/Earl Hines/Teddy Bunn Blue Note Sessions
* Blue Note BLP 7019   Pete Johnson - Boogie Woogie Blues And Skiffle
= Blue Note (F) BLP 1209   Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson - Boogie Woogie Classics
* Blue Note 11   Pete Johnson - Vine Street Bustle / Some Day Blues
* Blue Note 12   Pete Johnson - Holler Stomp / You Don't Know My Mind
* Blue Note 10   Pete Johnson - Barrelhouse Breakdown / Kansas City Farewell

1940

Josh White Trio

Sidney Bechet (soprano sax) Josh White (guitar, vocals) Wilson Ernest Myers (bass)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, March 7, 1940
RS671 ACareless Love (Blues)Blue Note 23; Mosaic MR6-110
RS672Milk Cow BluesBlue Note 23, BST 89902; Mosaic MR6-110
* Mosaic MR6-110, MD4-110   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Sidney Bechet
* Blue Note BST 89902   Various Artists - Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz 1939-1949
= Blue Note BN-LA158-G2   Various Artists - Decades Of Jazz, Vol. 1
* Blue Note 23   Josh White - Careless Love / Milk Cow Blues

Sidney Bechet Blue Note Quartet

Sidney Bechet (soprano sax) Teddy Bunn (guitar) Pops Foster (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, March 27, 1940
RS709 BLonesome BluesBlue Note 13, BLP 7022; Mosaic MR6-110
RS710 ADear Old SouthlandBlue Note 13, BLP 7002, BLP 1201; Mosaic MR6-110
RS711 ABechet's Steady RiderBlue Note 502, BLP 7022; Mosaic MR6-110
RS712 ASaturday Night Blues-
* Mosaic MR6-110, MD4-110   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Sidney Bechet
* Blue Note BLP 1201, BST 81201 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 89384 2   Sidney Bechet Jazz Classics, Vol. 1
* Blue Note BLP 7022   Sidney Bechet - Port Of Harlem Six
* Blue Note BLP 7002   Sidney Bechet - Jazz Classics, Vol. 1
* Blue Note 13   Sidney Bechet - Lonesome Blues / Dear Old Southland
* Blue Note 502   Sidney Bechet - Saturday Night Blues / Bechet's Steady Rider

Teddy Bunn Solo

Teddy Bunn (guitar, vocals)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, March 28, 1940
RS713 AKing Porter StompBlue Note 503; Mosaic MR1-119
RS714 ABachelor Blues-
RS715 ABlues Without Words (alternate take)Mosaic MR1-119
RS715 BBlues Without WordsBlue Note 504; Mosaic MR1-119
RS716 AGuitar In High-
* Mosaic MR1-119   The Pete Johnson/Earl Hines/Teddy Bunn Blue Note Sessions
* Blue Note 503   Teddy Bunn - King Porter Stomp / Bachelor Blues
* Blue Note 504   Teddy Bunn - Guitar In High / Blues Without Words

Meade "Lux" Lewis Solo

Meade "Lux" Lewis (piano)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 4, 1940
RS791 BHonky Tonk Train BluesBlue Note 15, BLP 7018, BST 89902; Mosaic MR3-103
RS792 CBass On TopBlue Note 16, BLP 7018; Mosaic MR3-103
RS793 ASix Wheel Chaser-
RS794 ATell Your StoryBlue Note 15, BLP 7018; Mosaic MR3-103
RS794 BTell Your Story, No. 2Blue Note 22; Mosaic MR3-103
* Blue Note BST 89902   Various Artists - Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz 1939-1949
= Blue Note BN-LA158-G2   Various Artists - Decades Of Jazz, Vol. 1
* Mosaic MR3-103, MD2-103   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Albert Ammons And Meade Lux Lewis
* Blue Note BLP 7018   Meade "Lux" Lewis - Boogie Woogie Classics
* Blue Note 15   Meade "Lux" Lewis - Honky Tonk Train Blues / Tell Your Story
* Blue Note 16   Meade "Lux" Lewis - Six Wheel Chaser / Bass On Top
* Blue Note 22   Meade "Lux" Lewis - Rising Tide Blues / Tell Your Story, No. 2

1941

Edmond Hall Celeste Quartet

Edmond Hall (clarinet) Meade "Lux" Lewis (celeste) Charlie Christian (acoustic guitar) Israel Crosby (bass)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, February 5, 1941
R3459AJamming In FourBlue Note 18, BLP 5026, B 6505; Mosaic MR6-109
R3460Edmond Hall Blues-
R3461Profoundly BlueBlue Note 17, 45-1634, BLP 5001, B 6505, BST 89902; Mosaic MR6-109
R3461-2Profoundly Blue, No. 2Blue Note BLP 5026, B 6505; Mosaic MR6-109
R3462A-2Celestial ExpressBlue Note 17, BLP 5026, B 6505; Mosaic MR6-109
* Blue Note B 6505   Edmond Hall - Celestial Express
= Blue Note (J) NR-8101   Charlie Christian, Edmond Hall - Memorable Sessions
* Mosaic MR6-109, MD4-109   The Complete Edmond Hall/James P. Johnson/Sidney DeParis/Vic Dickenson Blue Note Sessions
* Blue Note BST 89902   Various Artists - Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz 1939-1949
= Blue Note BN-LA158-G2   Various Artists - Decades Of Jazz, Vol. 1
* Blue Note BLP 5026   Various Artists - Memorable Sessions
* Blue Note BLP 5001   Various Artists - Mellow The Mood - Jazz In A Mellow Mood
* Blue Note 45-1634   Charlie Christian, Edmond Hall - Profoundly Blue / Ike Quebec - Blue Harlem
* Blue Note 18   Edmond Hall - Edmond Hall Blues / Jamming In Four
* Blue Note 17   Edmond Hall - Celestial Express / Profoundly Blue

Meade "Lux" Lewis Solo

Meade "Lux" Lewis (harpsichord -1/4, piano -5)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, April 9, 1941
1. RS934 BVariations On A Theme, Part 1: 19 Ways Of Playing A ChorusBlue Note 19; Mosaic MR3-103
2. RS935 BVariations On A Theme, Part 3: School Of RhythmBlue Note 20; Mosaic MR3-103
3. RS937 AVariations On A Theme, Part 2: Self PortraitBlue Note 19; Mosaic MR3-103
4. RS938 AVariations On A Theme, Part 4: Feeling Tomorrow Like I Feel TodayBlue Note 20; Mosaic MR3-103
5. BN639Rising Tide BluesBlue Note 22; Mosaic MR3-103
* Mosaic MR3-103, MD2-103   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Albert Ammons And Meade Lux Lewis
* Blue Note 19   Meade "Lux" Lewis - 19 Ways Of Playing A Chorus / Self Portrait
* Blue Note 20   Meade "Lux" Lewis - School Of Rhythm / Feeling Tomorrow Like I Feel Today
* Blue Note 22   Meade "Lux" Lewis - Rising Tide Blues / Tell Your Story, No. 2

1943

James P. Johnson Solo

James P. Johnson (piano)
WOR Studios, NYC, November 17, 1943
BN777J.P. BoogieBlue Note 24; Mosaic MR6-109
BN778Back Water BluesBlue Note 25, BLP 7011; Mosaic MR6-109
BN779Carolina Balmoral-
BN780Gut StompBlue Note 24, BLP 7011; Mosaic MR6-109
* Mosaic MR6-109, MD4-109   The Complete Edmond Hall/James P. Johnson/Sidney DeParis/Vic Dickenson Blue Note Sessions
* Blue Note BLP 7011   James P. Johnson - Rent Party
* Blue Note 24   James P. Johnson - J.P. Boogie / Gut Stomp
* Blue Note 25   James P. Johnson - Back Water Blues / Carolina Balmoral

Edmond Hall's Blue Note Jazzmen

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
BN901-1High Society (alternate take 1)Mosaic MR6-109
BN901-2High Society (alternate take 2)Blue Note B 6504; Mosaic MR6-109
BN901-3High SocietyBlue Note 28, BLP 7007, B 6504, B 6509, (J) NR-8102; Mosaic MR6-109
BN903-1Blues At Blue Note (alternate take)Mosaic MR6-109
BN903-2Blues At Blue NoteBlue Note 28, BLP 7007, B 6504, (J) NR-8102; Mosaic MR6-109
BN905-1Night Shift Blues (alternate take)Mosaic MR6-109
BN905-2Night Shift BluesBlue Note 29, BLP 7007, B 6504, B 6509, (J) NR-8102; Mosaic MR6-109
BN907-1Royal Garden Blues (alternate take)Mosaic MR6-109
BN907-2Royal Garden BluesBlue Note 29, BLP 7007, B 6504, (J) NR-8102; Mosaic MR6-109
Blue Note BoogieMosaic MR6-109
* Mosaic MR6-109, MD4-109   The Complete Edmond Hall/James P. Johnson/Sidney DeParis/Vic Dickenson Blue Note Sessions
* Blue Note B 6504   Edmond Hall, Art Hodes - Original Blue Note Jazz, Vol. 1
* Blue Note B 6509   Baby Dodds, Art Hodes, Edmond Hall - Classics
* Blue Note (J) NR-8102   Edmond Hall, Sidney DeParis - Jamming In Jazz
* Blue Note BLP 7007   Edmond Hall, Sidney DeParis - Jamming In Jazz - Hall-DeParis' Blue Note Jazz Men
* Blue Note 28   Edmond Hall - High Society / Blues At Blue Note
* Blue Note 29   Edmond Hall - Royal Garden Blues / Night Shift Blues

James P. Johnson Solo

James P. Johnson (piano)
WOR Studios, NYC, December 15, 1943
BN781Mule Walk (Stomp)Blue Note 27, BLP 7011, BST 89902; Mosaic MR6-109
BN782Arkansas BluesBlue Note 27, BLP 7011; Mosaic MR6-109
BN783Caprice RagBlue Note 26, BLP 7011; Mosaic MR6-109
BN784Improvisation On Pine Top's Boogie WoogieBlue Note 26; Mosaic MR6-109
* Blue Note BST 89902   Various Artists - Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz 1939-1949
= Blue Note BN-LA158-G2   Various Artists - Decades Of Jazz, Vol. 1
* Mosaic MR6-109, MD4-109   The Complete Edmond Hall/James P. Johnson/Sidney DeParis/Vic Dickenson Blue Note Sessions
* Blue Note BLP 7011   James P. Johnson - Rent Party
* Blue Note 27   James P. Johnson - Mule Walk Stomp / Arkansas Blues
* Blue Note 26   James P. Johnson - Improvisation On Pine Top's Boogie Woogie / Caprice Rag

1944 (5th anniversary)

Edmond Hall And His All Star Quintet

Edmond Hall (clarinet) Red Norvo (vibes) Teddy Wilson (piano) Carl Kress (guitar) Johnny Williams (bass)
WOR Studios, NYC, January 25, 1944
BN908-1Rompin' In '44 (alternate take)Mosaic MR6-109
BN908-2Rompin' In '44Blue Note 30, B 6505; Mosaic MR6-109
BN909Blue IntervalBlue Note 31, BLP 5026, B 6505; Mosaic MR6-109
BN910-1Smooth Sailing (alternate take)Mosaic MR6-109
BN910-2Smooth SailingBlue Note 30, B 6505; Mosaic MR6-109
BN911Seein' RedBlue Note 31, BLP 5026, B 6505, BST 89902; Mosaic MR6-109
* Mosaic MR6-109, MD4-109   The Complete Edmond Hall/James P. Johnson/Sidney DeParis/Vic Dickenson Blue Note Sessions
* Blue Note B 6505   Edmond Hall - Celestial Express
= Blue Note (J) NR-8101   Charlie Christian, Edmond Hall - Memorable Sessions
* Blue Note BST 89902   Various Artists - Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz 1939-1949
= Blue Note BN-LA158-G2   Various Artists - Decades Of Jazz, Vol. 1
* Blue Note BLP 5026   Various Artists - Memorable Sessions
* Blue Note 30   Edmond Hall - Rompin' In '44 / Smooth Sailing
* Blue Note 31   Edmond Hall - Blue Interval / Seein' Red

James P. Johnson's Blue Note Jazzmen

Sidney DeParis (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Ben Webster (tenor sax) James P. Johnson (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, March 4, 1944
BN950-1Blue MizzBlue Note 32, B 6506, (J) NR-8104; Mosaic MR6-109
BN950-2Blue Mizz (alternate take)Mosaic MR6-109
BN951-2Victory Stride (alternate take)Blue Note B 6506; Mosaic MR6-109
BN951-3Victory StrideBlue Note 32, B 6506, (J) NR-8104; Mosaic MR6-109
BN952-2Joy Meetin'Blue Note 33, B 6506, (J) NR-8104; Mosaic MR6-109
BN953-2After You've GoneBlue Note 33, BLP 7012, B 6506, BST 89902, (J) NR-8104; Mosaic MR6-109
* Blue Note B 6506   Sidney DeParis, James P. Johnson - Original Blue Note Jazz, Vol. 2
* Blue Note (J) NR-8104   Various Artists - Swing Sessions
* Mosaic MR6-109, MD4-109   The Complete Edmond Hall/James P. Johnson/Sidney DeParis/Vic Dickenson Blue Note Sessions
* Blue Note BST 89902   Various Artists - Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz 1939-1949
= Blue Note BN-LA158-G2   Various Artists - Decades Of Jazz, Vol. 1
* Blue Note BLP 7012   James P. Johnson's Blue Note Jazzmen - Jazz Band Ball
* Blue Note 32   James P. Johnson - Victory Stride / Blue Mizz
* Blue Note 33   James P. Johnson - After You've Gone / Joy Meetin'

Art Hodes' Chicagoans

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 RagBlue Note 505, BLP 7004, B 6509, BST 89902; Mosaic MR5-114
BN960-1Maple Leaf Rag (alternate take)Blue Note B 6508; Mosaic MR5-114
BN961-1She's Crying For MeBlue Note 506, BLP 7004, B 6508; Mosaic MR5-114
BN962-0Yellow Dog BluesBlue Note 505, BLP 7004, B 6508; Mosaic MR5-114
BN963-1Slow 'Em Down Blues (alternate take)Blue Note B 6508; Mosaic MR5-114
BN963-2Slow 'Em Down BluesBlue Note 506, BLP 7004, B 6502; Mosaic MR5-114
* Blue Note B 6509   Baby Dodds, Art Hodes, Edmond Hall - Classics
* Blue Note BST 89902   Various Artists - Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz 1939-1949
= Blue Note BN-LA158-G2   Various Artists - Decades Of Jazz, Vol. 1
* Mosaic MR5-114, MD4-114   The Complete Art Hodes Blue Note Sessions
* Blue Note B 6508   Art Hodes - Sittin' In
* Blue Note B 6502   The Funky Piano Of Art Hodes
* Blue Note BLP 7004   Art Hodes And His Chicagoans - The Best In 2 Beat
* Blue Note 505   Art Hodes - Maple Leaf Rag / Yellow Dog Blues
* Blue Note 506   Art Hodes - She's Crying For Me / Slow 'Em Down Blues

Art Hodes' Chicagoans

Max Kaminsky (trumpet) Ray Conniff (trombone) Rod Cless (clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Sid Jacobs (bass) Danny Alvin (drums)
NYC, March 22, 1944
BN964-1Doctor Jazz (alternate take)Blue Note B 6508; Mosaic MD4-114
BN964-2Doctor JazzBlue Note 507, BLP 7004, B 6502; Mosaic MR5-114
BN965-0Shoe Shiner's DragBlue Note 507, BLP 7004, B 6508; Mosaic MR5-114
BN966-1There'll Be Some Changes Made (alternate take)Mosaic MR5-114
BN966-4There'll Be Some Changes MadeBlue Note 508, BLP 7004, B 6508; Mosaic MR5-114
BN967-0Clark And Randolph-
* Blue Note B 6508   Art Hodes - Sittin' In
* Blue Note B 6502   The Funky Piano Of Art Hodes
* Mosaic MR5-114, MD4-114   The Complete Art Hodes Blue Note Sessions
* Blue Note BLP 7004   Art Hodes And His Chicagoans - The Best In 2 Beat
* Blue Note 507   Art Hodes - Doctor Jazz / Shoe Shiner's Drag
* Blue Note 508   Art Hodes - There'll Be Some Changes Made / Clark And Randolph

Art Hodes' Back Room Boys

Max Kaminsky (trumpet -1,2,4/6) Sandy Williams (trombone -3/6) Art Hodes (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) Israel Crosby (bass)
NYC, April 21, 1944
1. BN968-0M.K. BluesBlue Note 527, B 6502; Mosaic MR5-114
2. BN968-1M.K. Blues (alternate take)Blue Note B 6508; Mosaic MR5-114
3. BN969-0Low Down Blues (as Low Down Bama Blues)Blue Note 526, BLP 7021, B 6508; Mosaic MR5-114
4. BN970-0Jug Head Boogie (alternate take 1)Blue Note B 6508; Mosaic MR5-114
5. BN970-1Jug Head BoogieBlue Note 527, BLP 7021, B 6502; Mosaic MR5-114
6. BN970-2Jug Head Boogie (alternate take 2)Mosaic MR5-114
7. BN971-0S.C.H. Blues-
8. BN972-0Back Room BluesBlue Note 526; Mosaic MR5-114
* Blue Note B 6502   The Funky Piano Of Art Hodes
* Mosaic MR5-114, MD4-114   The Complete Art Hodes Blue Note Sessions
* Blue Note B 6508   Art Hodes - Sittin' In
* Blue Note BLP 7021   Art Hodes' Back Room Boys - Out Of The Back Room
= Vogue (E) LDE 174   Art Hodes' Back Room Boys
= Jazz Selection (F) JSLP 50044   Various Artists - Blues Session At Blue Note
* Blue Note 527   Art Hodes - Jug Head Boogie / M.K. Blues
* Blue Note 526   Art Hodes - Low Down Blues / Back Room Blues

Edmond Hall Swingtet

Benny Morton (trombone) Edmond Hall (clarinet) Harry Carney (baritone sax) Don Frye (piano) Everett Barksdale (guitar) Alvin Raglin (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, May 5, 1944
BN973-1It's Been So Long (alternate take)Mosaic MR6-109
BN973-3It's Been So LongBlue Note 511, (J) NR-8104; Mosaic MR6-109
BN974-0I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me (alternate take)Mosaic MR6-109
BN974-1I Can't Believe That You're In Love With MeBlue Note 511, (J) NR-8104; Mosaic MR6-109
BN975-0Big City BluesBlue Note 36, (J) NR-8104; Mosaic MR6-109
BN976-1Steamin' And Beamin'-
* Mosaic MR6-109, MD4-109   The Complete Edmond Hall/James P. Johnson/Sidney DeParis/Vic Dickenson Blue Note Sessions
* Blue Note (J) NR-8104   Various Artists - Swing Sessions
* Blue Note 511   Edmond Hall - It's Been So Long / I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
* Blue Note 36   Edmond Hall - Big City Blues / Steamin' And Beamin'

Art Hodes' Blue Note Jazzmen

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 BrownBlue Note 34, BLP 7006, B 6504; Mosaic MR5-114
BN978-0Squeeze MeBlue Note 35, BLP 7006, B 6509; Mosaic MR5-114
BN978-1Squeeze Me (alternate take)Blue Note B 6504; Mosaic MR5-114
BN979-0Sugar Foot Stomp (alternate take)-
BN979-1Sugar Foot StompBlue Note 34, BLP 7006, B 6502; Mosaic MR5-114
BN980-0Bugle Call Rag (alternate take 1)Blue Note B 6504; Mosaic MR5-114
BN980-1Bugle Call RagBlue Note 35, BLP 7006, B 6509; Mosaic MR5-114
BN980-2Bugle Call Rag (alternate take 2)Blue Note B 6504; Mosaic MR5-114
* Blue Note B 6504   Edmond Hall, Art Hodes - Original Blue Note Jazz, Vol. 1
* Mosaic MR5-114, MD4-114   The Complete Art Hodes Blue Note Sessions
* Blue Note B 6509   Baby Dodds, Art Hodes, Edmond Hall - Classics
* Blue Note B 6502   The Funky Piano Of Art Hodes
* Blue Note BLP 7006   Art Hodes' Blue Note Jazz Men - Dixieland Jubilee
* Blue Note 34   Art Hodes - Sugar Foot Stomp / Sweet Georgia Brown
* Blue Note 35   Art Hodes - Squeeze Me / Bugle Call Rag

Sidney DeParis' Blue Note Jazzmen

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 BabyBlue Note 40, BLP 7012, B 6501, B 6506, (J) NR-8102; Mosaic MR6-109
BN981-1Everybody Loves My Baby (alternate take)Mosaic MR6-109
BN982-0Ballin' The JackBlue Note 41, BLP 7007, B 6506, (J) NR-8102; Mosaic MR6-109
BN983-0Who's Sorry Now (alternate take)Mosaic MR6-109
BN983-1Who's Sorry NowBlue Note 41, BLP 7007, B 6506, (J) NR-8102; Mosaic MR6-109
BN984-0The Call Of The BluesBlue Note 40, BLP 7012, B 6501, B 6506, BST 89902, (J) NR-8102; Mosaic MR6-109
* Blue Note B 6501   Sidney DeParis - DeParis Dixie
* Blue Note B 6506   Sidney DeParis, James P. Johnson - Original Blue Note Jazz, Vol. 2
* Blue Note (J) NR-8102   Edmond Hall, Sidney DeParis - Jamming In Jazz
* Mosaic MR6-109, MD4-109   The Complete Edmond Hall/James P. Johnson/Sidney DeParis/Vic Dickenson Blue Note Sessions
* Blue Note BST 89902   Various Artists - Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz 1939-1949
= Blue Note BN-LA158-G2   Various Artists - Decades Of Jazz, Vol. 1
* Blue Note BLP 7012   James P. Johnson's Blue Note Jazzmen - Jazz Band Ball
* Blue Note BLP 7007   Edmond Hall, Sidney DeParis - Jamming In Jazz - Hall-DeParis' Blue Note Jazz Men
* Blue Note 40   Sidney DeParis - Everybody Loves My Baby / The Call Of The Blues
* Blue Note 41   Sidney DeParis - Who's Sorry Now / Ballin' The Jack

Ike Quebec Quintet

Ike Quebec (tenor sax) Roger Ram Ramirez (piano) Tiny Grimes (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, July 18, 1944
BN985-1Tiny's ExerciseBlue Note 37; Mosaic MR4-107
BN985-2Tiny's Exercise (alternate take)Blue Note B 6507; Mosaic MR4-107
BN986-0She's Funny That WayBlue Note 38, BLP 5001; Mosaic MR4-107
BN987-0Indiana (alternate take)Blue Note B 6507; Mosaic MR4-107
BN988-0Blue Harlem (alternate take)Blue Note 544; Mosaic MR4-107
BN988-1Blue HarlemBlue Note 37, 45-1634, BLP 5001, B 6507; Mosaic MR4-107; Blue Note BST2 84433
BN987-2IndianaBlue Note 38; Mosaic MR4-107
* Mosaic MR4-107, MD3-107   The Complete Blue Note Forties Recordings Of Ike Quebec And John Hardee
* Blue Note B 6507   Ike Quebec, Jimmy Hamilton, John Hardee, Benny Morton - Swing Hi-Swing Lo
* Blue Note BST2 84433   Various Artists - The Best Of Blue Note, Vol. 2
* Blue Note BLP 5001   Various Artists - Mellow The Mood - Jazz In A Mellow Mood
* Blue Note 45-1634   Charlie Christian, Edmond Hall - Profoundly Blue / Ike Quebec - Blue Harlem
* Blue Note 37   Ike Quebec - Blue Harlem / Tiny's Exercise
* Blue Note 38   Ike Quebec - She's Funny That Way / Indiana
* Blue Note 544   Ike Quebec - Blue Harlem, Part 1 & 2

Meade "Lux" Lewis Solo

Meade "Lux" Lewis (piano, whistling)
WOR Studios, NYC, August 22, 1944
BN1201Yancey SpecialBlue Note BLP 7018; Mosaic MR3-103
BN1202Chicago FlyerBlue Note 39, BLP 7018; Mosaic MR3-103
BN1203Blues' Whistle (aka Whistlin' Blues)Blue Note 39; Mosaic MR3-103
BN1204Meade's BluesMosaic MR3-103
* Mosaic MR3-103, MD2-103   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Albert Ammons And Meade Lux Lewis
* Blue Note BLP 7018   Meade "Lux" Lewis - Boogie Woogie Classics
* Blue Note 39   Meade "Lux" Lewis - Chicago Flyer / Blues' Whistle

Ike Quebec Swingtet

Jonah Jones (trumpet) Tyree Glenn (trombone) Ike Quebec (tenor sax) Roger Ram Ramirez (piano) Tiny Grimes (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, September 25, 1944
BN989-0Hard TackBlue Note 510; Mosaic MR4-107
BN989-1Hard Tack (alternate take)Mosaic MR4-107
BN990-1If I Had YouBlue Note 510, BLP 5001, B 6507, BST 89902; Mosaic MR4-107
BN991-0Mad About YouBlue Note 42, B 6507; Mosaic MR4-107
BN992-0Facin' The Face (alternate take)Mosaic MR4-107
BN992-1Facin' The FaceBlue Note 42; Mosaic MR4-107
* Mosaic MR4-107, MD3-107   The Complete Blue Note Forties Recordings Of Ike Quebec And John Hardee
* Blue Note B 6507   Ike Quebec, Jimmy Hamilton, John Hardee, Benny Morton - Swing Hi-Swing Lo
* Blue Note BST 89902   Various Artists - Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz 1939-1949
= Blue Note BN-LA158-G2   Various Artists - Decades Of Jazz, Vol. 1
* Blue Note BLP 5001   Various Artists - Mellow The Mood - Jazz In A Mellow Mood
* Blue Note 510   Ike Quebec - If I Had You / Hard Tack
= Blue Note 102   Ike Quebec - Tenor Sax
* Blue Note 42   Ike Quebec - Mad About You / Facin' The Face

James P. Johnson's Blue Note Jazzmen

Sidney DeParis (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Edmond Hall (clarinet) James P. Johnson (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) Al Lucas (bass) Arthur Trappier (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, October 26, 1944
BN993-0Tishomingo Blues (alternate take)Mosaic MR6-109
BN993-2Tishomingo BluesBlue Note BLP 7012, B 6506, (J) NR-8102; Mosaic MR6-109
BN994-0Walking The Dog (alternate take)Mosaic MR6-109
BN994-1Walking The DogBlue Note BLP 7012, (J) NR-8102; Mosaic MR6-109
BN995-0Easy RiderMosaic MR6-109
BN996-0At The Ball (alternate take)-
BN996-3At The BallBlue Note BLP 7012, (J) NR-8102; Mosaic MR6-109
* Mosaic MR6-109, MD4-109   The Complete Edmond Hall/James P. Johnson/Sidney DeParis/Vic Dickenson Blue Note Sessions
* Blue Note B 6506   Sidney DeParis, James P. Johnson - Original Blue Note Jazz, Vol. 2
* Blue Note (J) NR-8102   Edmond Hall, Sidney DeParis - Jamming In Jazz
* Blue Note BLP 7012   James P. Johnson's Blue Note Jazzmen - Jazz Band Ball

Jimmy Shirley

Jimmy Shirley (guitar, scat vocals)
WOR Studios, NYC, November 28, 1944
BN997StardustBlue Note rejected
BN998Git Wittit-
BN999-1Blues On The LooseBlue Note unissued
BN999-2--
BN1000Git Wittit-
BN1001These Foolish Things-
BN1002--
BN1003-1Stardust-
BN1003-2--
BN1004I Ain't Got NobodyBlue Note rejected
BN1005-Blue Note unissued

Art Hodes' Blue Five

Max Kaminsky (trumpet) Mezz Mezzrow (clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Danny Alvin (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, December 11, 1944
BN200-0Gut Bucket BluesBlue Note 528, BLP 7023; Mosaic MR5-114
BN201-1Apex BluesBlue Note 45, BLP 7006, B 6508; Mosaic MR5-114
BN202-0Shake That Thing (alternate take)Blue Note B 6502, B 6508; Mosaic MR5-114
BN202-1Shake That ThingBlue Note 45, BLP 7006; Mosaic MR5-114
BN203-0(Back Home Again In) IndianaMosaic MR5-114
BN204-0Nobody's SweetheartBlue Note 528, BLP 7023; Mosaic MR5-114
BN204-1Nobody's Sweetheart (alternate take)Mosaic MR5-114
* Mosaic MR5-114, MD4-114   The Complete Art Hodes Blue Note Sessions
* Blue Note B 6508   Art Hodes - Sittin' In
* Blue Note B 6502   The Funky Piano Of Art Hodes
* Blue Note BLP 7023   Mezz Mezzrow And His Band Featuring Lee Collins And Zutty Singleton
* Blue Note BLP 7006   Art Hodes' Blue Note Jazz Men - Dixieland Jubilee
* Blue Note 528   Art Hodes - Nobody's Sweetheart / Gut Bucket Blues
* Blue Note 45   Art Hodes - Shake That Thing / Apex Blues

Sidney Bechet's Blue Note Jazzmen

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
BN205-1Muskrat RambleBlue Note rejected
BN206-1St. Louis BluesBlue Note 44, BLP 7003, BLP 1202; Mosaic MR6-110
BN207-0Jazz Me Blues (alternate take)Mosaic MR6-110
BN207-3Jazz Me BluesBlue Note 44, BLP 7003, BLP 1202; Mosaic MR6-110
BN208-0Blue HorizonBlue Note 43, BLP 7002, BLP 1201, BST 89902; Mosaic MR6-110
BN209-0Muskrat RambleBlue Note 43, BLP 7002, BLP 1201; Mosaic MR6-110
* Blue Note BLP 1202, BST 81202 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 89385 2   Sidney Bechet Jazz Classics, Vol. 2
* Mosaic MR6-110, MD4-110   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Sidney Bechet
* Blue Note BLP 1201, BST 81201 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 89384 2   Sidney Bechet Jazz Classics, Vol. 1
* Blue Note BST 89902   Various Artists - Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz 1939-1949
= Blue Note BN-LA158-G2   Various Artists - Decades Of Jazz, Vol. 1
* Blue Note BLP 7003   Sidney Bechet - Jazz Classics, Vol. 2
* Blue Note BLP 7002   Sidney Bechet - Jazz Classics, Vol. 1
* Blue Note 44   Sidney Bechet - St. Louis Blues / Jazz Me Blues
* Blue Note 43   Sidney Bechet - Blue Horizon / Muskrat Ramble