Contemporary Records Discography: 1951-1954

1951 (establish)

Firehouse Five Plus Two

Danny Alguire (cornet) Ward Kimball (trombone) Clarke Mallory (clarinet) Frank Thomas (piano) Harper Goff (banjo) Ed Penner (bass, bass sax, tuba) Monte Mountjoy (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 9, 1951
LK191Lonesome Mama BluesGood Time Jazz 33, EP 1035, L 12011, 2GTJCD-22055-2
LK192Mississippi RagGood Time Jazz 52, EP 1010, L 12011, 2GTJCD-22055-2
LK193Sobbin' BluesGood Time Jazz 41, EP 1036, L 12011, 2GTJCD-22055-2
LK194Sweet Georgia BrownGood Time Jazz 33, EP 1035, L 12011, 2GTJCD-22055-2
* Good Time Jazz L 12011   The Firehouse Five Plus Two Story, Vol. 2
* Good Time Jazz 2GTJCD-22055-2   The Firehouse Five Plus Two Story
* Good Time Jazz EP 1035   Firehouse Five Plus Two
* Good Time Jazz EP 1010   Firehouse Five Plus Two
* Good Time Jazz EP 1036   Firehouse Five Plus Two
* Good Time Jazz 33   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Lonesome Mama Blues / Sweet Georgia Brown
* Good Time Jazz 52   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Mississippi Rag / Five Foot Two
* Good Time Jazz 41   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Sobbin' Blues / Just A Stomp At Twilight

Firehouse Five Plus Two

Danny Alguire (cornet) Ward Kimball (trombone) Clarke Mallory (clarinet) Frank Thomas (piano) Dick Roberts (banjo) Ed Penner (bass, bass sax, tuba) Monte Mountjoy (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 12, 1951
LK199Show Me The Way To The FireGood Time Jazz 46, EP 1010, L 12012, 2GTJCD-22055-2
LK200Just A Stomp At TwilightGood Time Jazz 41, EP 1036, L 12011, 2GTJCD-22055-2
LK201Who Walks In When I Walk OutGood Time Jazz 42, EP 1036, L 12011, 2GTJCD-22055-2
LK202Firehouse Chief (as Firechief Rag)-
* Good Time Jazz L 12012   The Firehouse Five Plus Two Story, Vol. 3
* Good Time Jazz L 12011   The Firehouse Five Plus Two Story, Vol. 2
* Good Time Jazz 2GTJCD-22055-2   The Firehouse Five Plus Two Story
* Good Time Jazz EP 1010   Firehouse Five Plus Two
* Good Time Jazz EP 1036   Firehouse Five Plus Two
* Good Time Jazz 46   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Show Me The Way To The Fire / San Antonio Rose
* Good Time Jazz 41   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Sobbin' Blues / Just A Stomp At Twilight
* Good Time Jazz 42   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Who Walks In When I Walk Out / Firehouse Chief

Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band

Teddy Buckner (trumpet) Kid Ory (trombone) Joe Darensbourg (clarinet) Lloyd Glenn (piano) Ed Garland (bass) Minor Hall (drums)
"Dixieland Jubilee Concert", "Shrine Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA?, May 5, 1951 or October 7, 1949?
LK229St. Louis BluesGood Time Jazz 48, EP 1002, L 12005
LK230Ory's Boogie-
LK313Blues For Home, Part 1 (as Blues For Jimmie Noone, Part 1)Good Time Jazz 55, EP 1002, L 12005
LK314Blues For Home, Part 2 (as Blues For Jimmie Noone, Part 2)-
* Good Time Jazz L 12005, GTJCD-12005-2   George Lewis, Turk Murphy, Kid Ory, Pete Daily - Jazz Band Ball
* Good Time Jazz EP 1002   Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band
* Good Time Jazz 48   Kid Ory - St. Louis Blues / Ory's Boogie
* Good Time Jazz 55   Kid Ory - Blues For Home, Part 1 & 2

Wally Rose Duo

Wally Rose (piano) Monte Mountjoy (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 7, 1951
LK213Springtime RagGood Time Jazz 44, EP 1013
LK214Topliner Rag-
LK215Harlem RagGood Time Jazz 51, EP 1013
LK216Euphonic Sounds-
* Good Time Jazz EP 1013; Vogue (E) EPG 1173   Ragtime Classics By Wally Rose, Vol. 1
* Good Time Jazz 44   Wally Rose - Springtime Rag / Topliner Rag
* Good Time Jazz 51   Wally Rose - Harlem Rag / Euphonic Sounds

Turk Murphy's San Francisco Jazz Band

Don Kinch (cornet) Turk Murphy (trombone) Bob Helm (clarinet) Wally Rose (piano) Pat Patton (banjo) George Bruns (bass, tuba) Johnny Brent (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 10, 1951
LK209Little John's RagGood Time Jazz 45, EP 1012, L 18, L 12027, FCD-60-026
LK210Minstrels Of Annie StreetGood Time Jazz 62, EP 1012, L 18, L 12027, FCD-60-011
LK211Bay CityGood Time Jazz 75, EP 1012, L 18, L 12027, FCD-60-011
LK212Mesa 'RoundGood Time Jazz 69, EP 1012, L 18, L 12027, FCD-60-026
* Good Time Jazz L 12027, L 12027-4; Vogue (E) LAG 12273   Turk Murphy's San Francisco Jazz Band, Vol. 2
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-026   Turk Murphy's Jazz Band Favorites, Vol. 2
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-011   Turk Murphy's Jazz Band Favorites
* Good Time Jazz L 18; Vogue (E) LDG 186   Turk Murphy's Jazz Band, Vol. 4
* Good Time Jazz EP 1012   Turk Murphy's Jazz Band, Vol. 2
* Good Time Jazz 45   Turk Murphy - Little John's Rag / Just A Cousin Of Mine
* Good Time Jazz 62   Turk Murphy - A Hot Time In The Old Town / Minstrels Of Annie Street
* Good Time Jazz 75   Turk Murphy - Bay City / Cake Walkin' Blues
* Good Time Jazz 69   Turk Murphy - Messa Round / Oh, Daddy

Turk Murphy's San Francisco Jazz Band

Don Kinch (cornet) Turk Murphy (trombone) Bob Helm (clarinet) Wally Rose (piano) Pat Patton (banjo) George Bruns (bass, tuba) Johnny Brent (drums): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, October 8, 1951
LK222Just A Cousin Of Mine (as He's A Cousin Of Mine)Good Time Jazz 45, FCD-60-026
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-026   Turk Murphy's Jazz Band Favorites, Vol. 2
* Good Time Jazz 45   Turk Murphy - Little John's Rag / Just A Cousin Of Mine

Firehouse Five Plus Two

Danny Alguire (cornet) Ward Kimball (trombone) Clarke Mallory (clarinet) Frank Thomas (piano) Harper Goff (banjo) Ed Penner (bass, bass sax, tuba) Jerry Hamm (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 3, 1951
LK225San Antonio RoseGood Time Jazz 46, EP 1010, L 12012, 2GTJCD-22055-2
LK226Chinatown, My ChinatownGood Time Jazz 67, 45201, EP 1020, L 12012, 2GTJCD-22055-2
LK227SouthGood Time Jazz 79, L 12012, 2GTJCD-22055-2
LK228Five Foot TwoGood Time Jazz 52, EP 1010, L 12012, 2GTJCD-22055-2
* Good Time Jazz L 12012   The Firehouse Five Plus Two Story, Vol. 3
* Good Time Jazz 2GTJCD-22055-2   The Firehouse Five Plus Two Story
* Good Time Jazz EP 1010   Firehouse Five Plus Two
* Good Time Jazz EP 1020   Firehouse Five Plus Two
* Good Time Jazz 45201   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Chinatown, My Chinatown / Runnin' Wild
* Good Time Jazz 46   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Show Me The Way To The Fire / San Antonio Rose
* Good Time Jazz 67   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Chinatown, My Chinatown / When You Wore A Tulip
* Good Time Jazz 79   Firehouse Five Plus Two - I've Been Floating Down / South
* Good Time Jazz 52   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Mississippi Rag / Five Foot Two

Bob Scobey's Frisco Band

Bob Scobey (trumpet) Jack Buck (trombone) George Probert (clarinet, soprano sax) Wally Rose (piano) Clancy Hayes (banjo, guitar, vocals) Dick Lammi (tuba) Fred Higuera (drums)
San Francisco, CA, November 6, 1951
LK309SouthGood Time Jazz 60, EP 1008, L 12032
LK311ChicagoGood Time Jazz 71, EP 1008, L 12032
LK312Sailin' Down Chesapeake Bay-
LK315MelancholyGood Time Jazz 60, EP 1008, L 12032
* Good Time Jazz L 12032, GTJCD-12032-2   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band - The Scobey Story, Vol. 1
* Good Time Jazz EP 1008   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band
* Good Time Jazz 60   Bob Scobey - South / Melancholy
* Good Time Jazz 71   Bob Scobey - Chicago / Sailin' Down Chesapeake Bay

1952

Paul Lingle Duo

Paul Lingle (piano) Bob Short (bass -1,3/5,7/12) Monte Mountjoy (brushes -2,6)
Los Angeles, CA, February 11, 12 & 13, 1952
1.Yellow Dog BluesGood Time Jazz EP 1022, L 12025
2.Pastime Rag, No. 3-
3.London Blues-
4.Blame It On The Blues-
5.Memphis BluesGood Time Jazz L 12025
6.Sweet Substitute-
7.Sidewalk Blues-
8.Black Bottom Stomp-
9.Louisiana RagGood Time Jazz 88
10.I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate-
11.Blue Grass Ragunissued
12.Bluin' The Blues-
* Good Time Jazz L 12025, GTJCD-12025-2   Burt Bales, Paul Lingle - They Tore My Playhouse Down...
* Good Time Jazz EP 1022   Paul Lingle
* Good Time Jazz 88   Paul Lingle - Louisiana Rag / Sister Kate

Turk Murphy's San Francisco Jazz Band

Turk Murphy (trombone, washboard) Bob Helm (clarinet) Wally Rose (piano) Bob Short (bass, tuba, cornet) Dick Lammi (tuba) Claire Austin (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, April 1 or 11, 1952
317A Hot Time In The Old Town TonightGood Time Jazz 62, L 18, L 12027, FCD-60-026
318Oh, DaddyGood Time Jazz 69, L 18, L 12027, FCD-60-026
319Cake Walkin' Blues (From Home)Good Time Jazz 75, L 18, L 12027, FCD-60-011
320Wolverine BluesGood Time Jazz L 18, L 12027, FCD-60-011
* Good Time Jazz L 12027, L 12027-4; Vogue (E) LAG 12273   Turk Murphy's San Francisco Jazz Band, Vol. 2
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-026   Turk Murphy's Jazz Band Favorites, Vol. 2
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-011   Turk Murphy's Jazz Band Favorites
* Good Time Jazz L 18; Vogue (E) LDG 186   Turk Murphy's Jazz Band, Vol. 4
* Good Time Jazz 62   Turk Murphy - A Hot Time In The Old Town / Minstrels Of Annie Street
* Good Time Jazz 69   Turk Murphy - Messa Round / Oh, Daddy
* Good Time Jazz 75   Turk Murphy - Bay City / Cake Walkin' Blues

Rosy McHargue's Ragtimers

Bob Higgins (cornet) Moe Schneider (trombone) Rosy McHargue (clarinet) Earl Sturgis (piano) Ray Leatherwood (bass) George Defebaugh (drums) Rink Leslie (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, April 2, 1952
Night WindJazz Man LJ 334
That Mysterious Rag-
Don't Bring Me Posies-
They Gotta Quit Kickin' My Dawg Aroun'-
Down In Jungle Town-
* Jazz Man LJ 334   Rosy McHargue's Ragtimers (no details)

Bob Scobey's Frisco Band

Bob Scobey (trumpet) Jack Buck, Bob Mielke, Marshall Nichols (trombone) George Probert (clarinet) Wally Rose (piano) Clancy Hayes (banjo, guitar, vocals) Bob Short (bass, tuba) Dick Lammi (tuba) Fred Higuera (drums)
San Francisco, CA, April 12, 1952
LK321Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives To MeGood Time Jazz 66, EP 1018, L 12033
LK322Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans-
LK323PeoriaGood Time Jazz 74, EP 1018, L 12033, FCD-60-010
LK324All The Wrongs You've Done To MeGood Time Jazz 74, EP 1018, L 12033
* Good Time Jazz L 12033, GTJCD-12033-2   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band - The Scobey Story, Vol. 2
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-010   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band Favorites
* Good Time Jazz EP 1018   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band, Vol. 2
* Good Time Jazz 66   Bob Scobey - Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives To Me / Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans
* Good Time Jazz 74   Bob Scobey - Peoria / All The Wrongs You've Done

Firehouse Five Plus Two

Danny Alguire (cornet) Ward Kimball (trombone) Tom Sharpsteen (clarinet) Frank Thomas (piano) Harper Goff (banjo) Ed Penner (bass, bass sax, tuba) Jerry Hamm (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, May 20, 1952
LK329I've Been Floating Down The Old Green RiverGood Time Jazz 79
LK330Lonesome Railroad BluesGood Time Jazz 73, EP 1020, L 12012, 2GTJCD-22055-2
LK331Runnin' WildGood Time Jazz 73, 45201, EP 1020, L 12012, 2GTJCD-22055-2
LK332When You Wore A TulipGood Time Jazz 67, EP 1020, L 12012, 2GTJCD-22055-2
LK333I've Been Floating Down The Old Green RiverGood Time Jazz EP 1039, L 12012, 2GTJCD-22055-2
* Good Time Jazz L 12012   The Firehouse Five Plus Two Story, Vol. 3
* Good Time Jazz 2GTJCD-22055-2   The Firehouse Five Plus Two Story
* Good Time Jazz EP 1020   Firehouse Five Plus Two
* Good Time Jazz EP 1039   Firehouse Five Plus Two
* Good Time Jazz 45201   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Chinatown, My Chinatown / Runnin' Wild
* Good Time Jazz 79   Firehouse Five Plus Two - I've Been Floating Down / South
* Good Time Jazz 73   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Lonesome Railroad Blues / Runnin' Wild
* Good Time Jazz 67   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Chinatown, My Chinatown / When You Wore A Tulip

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Milt Bernhart (trombone) Bob Cooper, Jimmy Giuffre (tenor sax) Frank Patchen (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Carlos Vidal (congas)
Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 1952
LH501Out Of SomewhereContemporary C 351, CEP 4002, C 2506, C 3508
LH502Big GirlContemporary C 352, CEP 4002, C 2506, C 3508
LH503Swing Shift-
LH504Viva Zapata!, No. 1Contemporary C 351, CEP 4002, C 2506, C 3508, CCD-14077-2
* Contemporary C 3508; Original Jazz Classics OJC-266, OJCCD-266-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Vol. 3
* Contemporary CCD-14077-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars - Mexican Passport
* Contemporary C 2506   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Vol. 3
* Contemporary CEP 4002   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Vol. 1
* Contemporary C 351   Howard Rumsey - Out Of Somewhere / Viva Zapata!
* Contemporary C 352   Howard Rumsey - Big Girl / Swing Shift

1953

Wally Rose Trio

Wally Rose (piano) Bob Short (bass, tuba) Turk Murphy (washboard)
Los Angeles, CA, February 17, 1953
Gladiolus RagGood Time Jazz L 3
Red Pepper Rag-
The Pearls-
Frog Legs Rag-
King Porter Stomp-
Easy Winners-
Pineapple Rag-
Cascades Rag-
* Good Time Jazz L 3; Vogue (F) LD 180   Wally Rose

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Maynard Ferguson (trumpet -1/4) Milt Bernhart (trombone) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor sax) Bob Cooper (tenor sax -1,3,5) Frank Patchen (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Carlos Vidal (congas)
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, February 21, 1953
1.Four OthersContemporary CEP 4003, C 3501
2.Creme De MentheContemporary CEP 4005, C 3501
3.Viva Zapata!, No. 2 (as Viva Zapata!)Contemporary CEP 4004, C 3501, CCD-14077-2
4.Bernie's TuneContemporary C 3501
5.SolitaireContemporary CEP 4005, C 3501
Shorty Rogers (trumpet, arranger, conductor) Milt Bernhart (trombone -2,3) Bob Cooper, Jimmy Giuffre (tenor sax -2,3) Hampton Hawes (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
1.All The Things You AreContemporary CEP 4004, C 3501
2.Morgan DavisContemporary CEP 4003, C 3501
3.La SoncailliContemporary CEP 4003, C 3501, CCD-14077-2
* Contemporary C 3501; Original Jazz Classics OJC-151, OJCCD-151-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Vol. 1 - Sunday Jazz A La Lighthouse
* Contemporary CCD-14077-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars - Mexican Passport
* Contemporary CEP 4003   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Vol. 2
* Contemporary CEP 4005   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Vol. 4
* Contemporary CEP 4004   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Vol. 3

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Nat Peck (trombone) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Al Jones (drums) Joe Carroll (vocals)
Paris, France, February 22, 1953
53V4459AlwaysDisques Swing (F) M 33324; Vogue (F) V 5144, EPL 7940, LD 132, LD 496-30
53V4460My Man (as Mon Homme)Disques Swing (F) M 33324; Vogue (F) V 5150, EPL 7007, LD 132; Mode (F) MDINT 9369; Contemporary C 358
53V4460-2My Man (alternate take) (as Mon Homme (alternate take))Disques Swing (F) M 33324; Vogue (F) LD 496-30
53V4461I Got Rhythm (as Clappin' Rhythm)Disques Swing (F) M 33324; Vogue (F) V 5150, LD 132
53V4462Watch Out (as Fais Gaffe)Disques Swing (F) M 33324; Vogue (F) V 5145, LD 134, LD 496-30; Pop (F) CBM 60016; Mode (F) CMDINT 9516
53V4463Moon NocturneDisques Swing (F) M 33324; Vogue (F) V 5145, EPL 7007, EPL 7940, LD 132, LD 496-30
53V4464This Is The WayDisques Swing (F) M 33324; Vogue (F) V 5144, EPL 7007, LD 134, LD 496-30
53V4465'S WonderfulDisques Swing (F) M 33324; Vogue (F) V 5151, EPL 7007, EPL 7940, LD 132, LD 496-30; Mode (F) MDINT 9144
53V4466 | V7835Ooo-Bla-DeeDisques Swing (F) M 33324; Vogue (F) V 5151, V45-603, EPL 7596, LD 132; Contemporary C 358
* Vogue (F) LD 496-30   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy - 10eme Anniversaire Des Disques Vogue, Vol. 8
= GNP Crescendo GNP 9028   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy!
* Mode (F) MDINT 9369   Various Artists - Initiation Au Jazz, Vol. 1
* Mode (F) CMDINT 9516   Various Artists - Trumpet - The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 4
* Mode (F) MDINT 9144   Various Artists - Les Geants Du Jazz Moderne
* Disques Swing (F) M 33324; Vogue (E) LDE 135   Dizzy Gillespie - no details
= Contemporary C 2504   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy In Paris
* Vogue (F) LD 132   Dizzy Gillespie - Jazz Time Paris, Vol. 1
* Vogue (F) LD 134   Dizzy Gillespie - Jazz Time Paris, Vol. 2
* Pop (F) CBM 60016   Various Artists - Trompette - Jazz Pour Vous 4
* Vogue (F) EPL 7940   Dizzy Gillespie - no details
* Vogue (F) EPL 7007   Dizzy Gillespie
* Vogue (F) EPL 7596   Dizzy Gillespie - no details
* Vogue (F) V45-603   Dizzy Gillespie - Ooh-Shoo-Bee-Doo-Bee / Ooo-Bla-Dee
* Vogue (F) V 5144   Dizzy Gillespie - Always / This Is The Way (not released)
* Vogue (F) V 5150   Dizzy Gillespie - Mon Homme / Clappin' Rhythm
* Contemporary C 358   Dizzy Gillespie - My Man / Ooo-Bla-Dee
* Vogue (F) V 5145   Dizzy Gillespie - Fais Gaffe / Moon Nocturne
* Vogue (F) V 5151   Dizzy Gillespie - 'S Wonderful / Ooo-Bla-Dee

Lars Gullin Quartet

Lars Gullin (baritone sax) Putte Lindblom (piano) Yngve Akerberg (bass) Jack Noren (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, March 11, 1953
8780You Go To My HeadVogue (F) LD 139; Dragon (Swd) DRLP 75
8781The Things We Did Last Summer-
8782Ablution-
8783Lady Fingers-
* Dragon (Swd) DRLP 75   The Great Lars Gullin, Vol. 2 1953 - Rare And Unissued Recordings
* Vogue (F) LD 139, (E) LDE 052   Lars Gullin - New Sound From Sweden
= Contemporary C 2505   Lars Gullin - Modern Sounds - Sweden

Lars Gullin Quintet

Weine Renliden (trumpet) Lars Gullin (baritone, alto sax) Putte Lindblom (piano) George Riedel (bass) Jack Noren (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, March 31, 1953
8798The FrontSonora (Swd) 7719; Vogue (F) LD 139; Dragon (Swd) DRLP 75
8799The Boy Next Door-
8800North ExpressSelection (Swd) 812; Vogue (F) LD 139; Dragon (Swd) DRLP 75
8801Hershey Bar-
* Dragon (Swd) DRLP 75   The Great Lars Gullin, Vol. 2 1953 - Rare And Unissued Recordings
* Vogue (F) LD 139, (E) LDE 052   Lars Gullin - New Sound From Sweden
= Contemporary C 2505   Lars Gullin - Modern Sounds - Sweden
* Sonora (Swd) 7719   Lars Gullin - The Front / The Boy Next Door
* Selection (Swd) 812   Lars Gullin - North Express / Hershey Bar

Shelly Manne And His Men

Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bob Cooper (tenor sax) Jimmy Giuffre (baritone sax) Marty Paich (piano) Curtis Counce (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Shorty Rogers, Bill Russo (arranger)
Hollywood, CA, April 6, 1953
LK339MalletsContemporary C 354, CEP 4001, C 2503, C 3507
LK340You And The Night And The MusicContemporary C 353, CEP 4001, C 2503, C 3507
LK341La MucuraContemporary C 354, CEP 4001, C 2503, C 3507
LK342GazelleContemporary C 353, CEP 4001, C 2503, C 3507
* Contemporary C 3507; Original Jazz Classics OJC-152, OJCCD-152-2   Shelly Manne And His Men, Vol. 1 - The West Coast Sound
* Contemporary C 2503   Shelly Manne And His Men, Vol. 1
* Contemporary CEP 4001   Shelly Manne And His Men, Vol. 1
* Contemporary C 354   Shelly Manne - Mallets / La Mucura
* Contemporary C 353   Shelly Manne - You And The Night And The Music / Gazelle

Henri Renaud's All-Stars

Jean Liesse (trumpet) Benny Vasseur (trombone) Georges Barboteu (French horn) Sandy Mosse, Andre Ross (tenor sax) William Boucaya, Jean-Louis Chautemps (baritone sax) Henri Renaud (piano) Jimmy Gourley (guitar) Benoit Quersin (bass) Jean-Louis Viale (drums)
Paris, France, April 10, 1953
53V4509You'd Be So Nice To Come Home ToVogue (F) LD 131
53V4510Mahogany Hall Stomp-
53V4511Paris Je T'aime-
53V4512Thou Swell-
53V4513Docteur Wiggins-
* Vogue (F) LD 131   Henri Renaud - New Sound From France
= Contemporary C 2502   Henri Renaud's All-Stars - Modern Sounds - France

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Milt Bernhart (trombone) Bob Cooper, Jimmy Giuffre (tenor sax) Marty Paich (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, May 15, 1953
C350LuauContemporary C 355, C 2501
Comin' Thru The Rye BreadContemporary CEP 4006, C 2501
Taking A Chance On LoveContemporary C 2501
The Big Top-
C353The Duke You Say!Contemporary C 355, C 2501
Sunset EyesContemporary CEP 4006, C 2501
Glidin' AlongOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-972-2
Beau Boy-
Four Others-
* Contemporary C 2501; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-972-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars - Sunday Jazz A La Lighthouse, Vol. 2
* Contemporary CEP 4006   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Vol. 5
* Contemporary C 355   Howard Rumsey - Luau / The Duke You Say!

Martial Solal Trio

Martial Solal (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Pierre Lemarchand (drums)
Paris, France, May 16, 1953
53V4617DinahSwing (F) SW 425; Vogue (F) LD 200
53V4618La Chaloupee-
53V4619RamonaSwing (F) SW 426; Vogue (F) LD 200
53V4620Once In A While-
* Vogue (F) LD 200   Martial Solal Trio
= Contemporary C 2512   Martial Solal - Modern Sounds - France
* Swing (F) SW 425   Martial Solal - Dinah / La Chaloupee
* Swing (F) SW 426   Martial Solal - Ramona / Once In A While

George Lewis And His Ragtime Band

Avery "Kid" Howard (trumpet, vocals) Jim Robinson (trombone) George Lewis (clarinet) Alton Purnell (piano) Lawrence Marrero (banjo) Alcide "Slow Drag" Pavageau (bass) Joe Watkins (drums, vocals)
"Beverly Caverns", Hollywood, CA, May 26 & 27, 1953
Down By The RiversideGood Time Jazz L 12058
Dallas Blues-
Four Or Five Times-
Walk Through The Streets Of The City-
Tin Roof Blues-
Lord, You've Been So Good To Me-
Just A Closer Walk With Thee-
Bugle Boy March-
Burgundy Street Blues-
Darling Nellie Gray-
Washington And Lee Swing-
When The Saints Go Marching In-
* Good Time Jazz L 12058, GTJCD-12058-2   George Lewis - The Beverly Caverns Sessions

Bob Scobey's Frisco Band

Bob Scobey (trumpet) Jack Buck (trombone) George Probert (clarinet) Wally Rose (piano) Clancy Hayes (banjo, guitar, vocals) Dick Lammi (tuba) Fred Higuera (drums)
San Francisco, CA, June, 1953
LK337Ace In The HoleGood Time Jazz 78, L 12033, FCD-60-010
LK338Silver Dollar-
LK347Long GoneGood Time Jazz 82, L 12033
LK348HindustanGood Time Jazz 82, L 12033, FCD-60-010
* Good Time Jazz L 12033, GTJCD-12033-2   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band - The Scobey Story, Vol. 2
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-010   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band Favorites
* Good Time Jazz 78   Bob Scobey - Ace In The Hole / Silver Dollar
* Good Time Jazz 82   Bob Scobey - Long Gone / Hindustan

Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band

Teddy Buckner (trumpet) Kid Ory (trombone) Bob McCracken (clarinet) Don Ewell (piano) Julian Davidson (guitar) Morty Corb (bass) Minor Hall (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 17, 1953
LK353South Rampart Street ParadeGood Time Jazz EP 1040, L 12045
LK354The Girls Go Crazy-
LK355St. James InfirmaryGood Time Jazz 87, EP 1040, L 12045
LK356Bill Bailey-
* Good Time Jazz L 12045, GTJCD-12045-2   Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band - This Kid's The Greatest!
* Good Time Jazz EP 1040   Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band
* Good Time Jazz 87   Kid Ory - St. James Infirmary / Bill Bailey

Shelly Manne And His Men

Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone) Bud Shank (alto sax) Bob Cooper (tenor sax) Jimmy Giuffre (baritone sax) Marty Paich (piano, arranger) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Shorty Rogers, Bill Russo (arranger)
Los Angeles, CA, July 20, 1953
C357You're My ThrillContemporary C 356, CEP 4007, C 2503, C 3507
C358FugueContemporary C 357, CEP 4007, C 2503, C 3507
C359AfrodesiaContemporary C 356, CEP 4007, C 2503, C 3507
C360SweetsContemporary C 357, CEP 4007, C 2503, C 3507
* Contemporary C 3507; Original Jazz Classics OJC-152, OJCCD-152-2   Shelly Manne And His Men, Vol. 1 - The West Coast Sound
* Contemporary C 2503   Shelly Manne And His Men, Vol. 1
* Contemporary CEP 4007   Shelly Manne And His Men, Vol. 2
* Contemporary C 356   Shelly Manne - You're My Thrill / Afrodesia
* Contemporary C 357   Shelly Manne - Fugue / Sweets

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, September 13, 1953
At LastContemporary C 7645
Winter WonderlandContemporary C 7649
What's Newunissued
Rolf Ericson (trumpet -1,2,4) Miles Davis (trumpet -1/4) Bud Shank (alto, baritone sax -1,2,4) Bob Cooper (tenor sax -1,2,4) Lorraine Geller (piano -1/4) Howard Rumsey (bass -1/4) Max Roach (drums)
1.Get Happy (incomplete)-
2.Infinite Promenade (as Infinity Promenade)Contemporary C 7645
3.'Round Midnight-
4.A Night In Tunisia-
5.Drum Conversation-
Chet Baker, Rolf Ericson (trumpet) Bud Shank (alto, baritone sax) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor sax -1,2,5,6) Bob Cooper (tenor sax -3,4) Russ Freeman (piano -1,2,5,6) Claude Williamson (piano -3,4) Howard Rumsey (bass) Max Roach (drums -1,2,5,6) Shelly Manne (drums -3,4)
1.LoadedContemporary C 7649
2.I'll Remember April-
3.Pirouette-
4.Witch DoctorContemporary C 7649, CCD-14077-2
5.Out Of Somewhereunissued
6.Maid In Mexico-
* Contemporary C 7645; Original Jazz Classics OJC-480, OJCCD-480-2   Miles Davis And The Lighthouse All-Stars - At Last!
* Contemporary C 7649; Original Jazz Classics OJC-609, OJCCD-609-2   Chet Baker And The Lighthouse All-Stars - Witch Doctor
* Contemporary CCD-14077-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars - Mexican Passport

Lionel Hampton And His Paris All Stars

Walter Williams (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Al Hayse (trombone) Mezz Mezzrow (clarinet) Clifford Scott (tenor sax) Lionel Hampton (vibes) Claude Bolling (piano) Billy Mackel (guitar) Monk Montgomery (bass) Curley Hamner (drums)
Paris, France, September 28, 1953
Real CrazyVogue (F) EPL 7946, LD 167; Blue Note BLP 5046; Contemporary C 3502; Vogue (F) LD 433-30, LD 452-30, CLD 752
Real Crazy (as More Crazy)Vogue (F) LD 168; Contemporary C 3502
53V4744Real Crazy (as More And More)Vogue (F) V 5181, LD 168; Blue Note BLP 5046; Contemporary C 3502; Pop (F) CBM 60013; Mode (F) CMDINT 9513
53V4743Real Crazy (as Completely Crazy)Vogue (F) V 5176, LD 167; Contemporary C 3502
Walter Williams (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Al Hayse (trombone) Mezz Mezzrow (clarinet) Alix Combelle, Clifford Scott (tenor sax) Lionel Hampton (vibes -1,2, piano -3) Claude Bolling (piano -1,2) Billy Mackel (guitar) Monk Montgomery (bass) Curley Hamner (drums)
1.Free Press OuiVogue (F) LD 166; Contemporary C 3502; Vogue (F) LD 452-30, CLD 752
2. 53V4745Blue PanassieVogue (F) V 5181, LD 166; Contemporary C 3502; Vogue (F) SCK 02-30
3.Walkin' At The TrocaderoVogue (F) LD 167; Contemporary C 3502; Vogue (F) LD 452-30, CLD 752
Lionel Hampton (vibes) Billy Mackel (guitar) Monk Montgomery (bass)
53V4742I Only Have Eyes For YouVogue (F) V 5176, LD 167; Contemporary C 3502; Vogue (F) LD 433-30, LD 452-30, CLD 752; Disques Swing (F) C 103
September In The RainVogue (F) EPL 7035, LD 168; Blue Note BLP 5046; Contemporary C 3502; Mode (F) MDINT 9116
AlwaysVogue (F) EPL 7035, EPL 7946, LD 168; Blue Note BLP 5046; Contemporary C 3502; Vogue (F) LD 452-30; Mode (F) MDINT 9461
* Contemporary C 3502   Lionel Hampton - He Swings The Most
* Vogue (F) LD 433-30   Various Artists - J'aime Danser Sur Le Jazz
* Vogue (F) LD 452-30   Lionel Hampton - A Memorable Session - 10eme Anniversaire Des Disques Vogue, Vol. 1
* Vogue (F) CLD 752   Lionel Hampton - A Memorable Session
* Mode (F) CMDINT 9513   Various Artists - Blues Traditionnel - The Many Faces Of Jazz, Vol. 1
* Vogue (F) SCK 02-30   Various Artists - Super Collection Kangourou, No. 2
* Disques Swing (F) C 103   Various Artists - 50 Ans De Jazz
* Mode (F) MDINT 9116   Various Artists - Les Grands Du Jazz
* Mode (F) MDINT 9461   Various Artists - Les Classiques Du Jazz
* Vogue (F) LD 167   Lionel Hampton - Jazz Time Paris, Vol. 5
* Blue Note BLP 5046   Lionel Hampton In Paris
* Vogue (F) LD 168   Lionel Hampton - Jazz Time Paris, Vol. 6
* Pop (F) CBM 60013   Various Artists - Piano Jazz - Jazz Pour Vous 3
* Vogue (F) LD 166   Lionel Hampton - Jazz Time Paris, Vol. 4
* Vogue (F) EPL 7946   Lionel Hampton's Paris All Stars
* Vogue (F) EPL 7035   Lionel Hampton's Paris All Stars
* Vogue (F) V 5181   Lionel Hampton - Real Crazy / Blue Panassie
* Vogue (F) V 5176   Lionel Hampton - Real Crazy / I Only Have Eyes For You

Bob Scobey's Frisco Band

Bob Scobey (trumpet) Jack Buck (trombone) George Probert (clarinet) Wally Rose (piano) Clancy Hayes (banjo, guitar, vocals) Dick Lammi (tuba) Fred Higuera (drums)
San Francisco, CA, October 6 & November 10, 1953
LK362Huggin' And Chalkin' (as Huggin' And A-Chalkin')Good Time Jazz 86, L 12033
LK367Everything Is Peaches Down In Georgia-
Big Butter And Egg ManGood Time Jazz L 12033
Sidewalk Blues-
* Good Time Jazz L 12033, GTJCD-12033-2   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band - The Scobey Story, Vol. 2
* Good Time Jazz 86   Bob Scobey - Huggin' And Chalkin' / Everything Is Peaches

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Rolf Ericson (trumpet) Milt Bernhart (trombone -4) Herb Geller (alto sax) Bob Cooper (tenor sax) Bud Shank (baritone sax) Claude Williamson (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) Max Roach (drums) Jack Costanza (bongos -1,4)
Los Angeles, CA, October 20, 1953
1. C369Mambo Los FelizContemporary C 359, CEP 4008, C 2506, C 3508, CCD-14077-2
2.Jazz InventionContemporary CEP 4008, C 2506, C 3508
3. C371Love LettersContemporary C 359, CEP 4008, C 2506, C 3508
4.Witch Doctor, No. 1Contemporary CEP 4008, C 2506, C 3508, CCD-14077-2
* Contemporary C 3508; Original Jazz Classics OJC-266, OJCCD-266-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Vol. 3
* Contemporary CCD-14077-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars - Mexican Passport
* Contemporary C 2506   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Vol. 3
* Contemporary CEP 4008   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Vol. 6
* Contemporary C 359   Howard Rumsey - Mambo Los Feliz / Love Letters

George Lewis And His Ragtime Band

Avery "Kid" Howard (trumpet, vocals) Jim Robinson (trombone) George Lewis (clarinet) Alton Purnell (piano, vocals) Lawrence Marrero (banjo) Alcide "Slow Drag" Pavageau (bass) Joe Watkins (drums, vocals) Monette Moore (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, October 26, 1953
CB675-2Doctor JazzJazz Man 101, LJ 331; Good Time Jazz L 12062
CB676-3Down By The Riverside-
CB695-1Just A Closer Walk With TheeJazz Man 501, LJ 331; Good Time Jazz L 12062
CB696-3Lou-Easy-An-I-A-
CB717-1Ice CreamJazz Man LJ 331; Good Time Jazz L 12062
CB718-2When The Saints Go Marching In-
tk.1PanamaGood Time Jazz L 12062
-Burgundy Street BluesJazz Man LJ 331; Good Time Jazz L 12062
* Good Time Jazz L 12062, GTJCD-12062-2   George Lewis - Doctor Jazz
* Jazz Man 101   George Lewis - Doctor Jazz / Down By The Riverside
* Jazz Man 501   George Lewis - Just A Closer Walk With Thee / Lou-Easy-An-I-A
* Jazz Man LJ 331   George Lewis And His Ragtime Band (no details)

Barney Kessel Quintet

Bud Shank (alto sax, flute) Arnold Ross (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Harry Babasin (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 14, 1953
TenderlyContemporary C 2508, C 3511, FCD-60-021, CCD-6022-2
BernardoContemporary C 2508, C 3511
Vicky's DreamContemporary C 2508, C 3511, FCD-60-021
Just Squeeze MeContemporary C 2508, C 3511
* Contemporary C 3511; Original Jazz Classics OJC-153, OJCCD-153-2   Barney Kessel, Vol. 1 - Easy Like
* Contemporary FCD-60-021   The Artistry Of Barney Kessel
* Contemporary CCD-6022-2   Barney Kessel - Plays For Lovers
* Contemporary C 2508   Barney Kessel, Vol. 1

Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band

Teddy Buckner (trumpet) Kid Ory (trombone) Bob McCracken (clarinet) Don Ewell (piano) Julian Davidson (guitar) Morty Corb (bass) Minor Hall (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 1, 1953
Milenberg JoysGood Time Jazz EP 1041, L 12045
Bucket's Got A Hole In It-
Creole Love Call-
Aunt Hagar's Blues-
* Good Time Jazz L 12045, GTJCD-12045-2   Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band - This Kid's The Greatest!
* Good Time Jazz EP 1041   Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band

Shelly Manne And His Men

Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Shorty Rogers (flugelhorn) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone) Paul Sarmento (tuba) Marty Paich (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 18, 1953
Dimension In ThirdsContemporary C 2511
Shapes, Motions And Colors-
Alternation-
* Contemporary C 2511; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1910-2   Shelly Manne And His Men, Vol. 2 - New Works

Barney Kessel Quintet

Bud Shank (alto sax, flute) Arnold Ross (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Harry Babasin (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 19, 1953
Lullaby Of BirdlandContemporary C 2508, C 3511
What Is There To SayContemporary C 2508, C 3511, CCD-6022-2
Salute To Charlie ChristianContemporary C 2508, C 3511
I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart-
* Contemporary C 3511; Original Jazz Classics OJC-153, OJCCD-153-2   Barney Kessel, Vol. 1 - Easy Like
* Contemporary CCD-6022-2   Barney Kessel - Plays For Lovers
* Contemporary C 2508   Barney Kessel, Vol. 1

1954

Octave Crosby Band

Alvin Alcorn (trumpet) Irvin Verret (trombone) Albert Burbank (clarinet, vocals) Octave Crosby (piano, vocals) Jim Davis (bass, tuba) Ralph "Chester" Jones (drums)
New Orleans, LA, January 1, 1954
DB110Gettysburg MarchJazz Man 102
DB111None Of My Jelly Roll-
Ting-A-LingJazz Man 103
Bourbon Street Blues-
* Jazz Man 102   Octave Crosby - Gettysburg March / None Of My Jelly Roll
* Jazz Man 103   Octave Crosby - Ting-A-Ling / Bourbon Street Blues

Firehouse Five Plus Two

Danny Alguire (cornet) Ward Kimball (trombone) George Probert (clarinet) Frank Thomas (piano) Dick Roberts (banjo) Ed Penner (bass, bass sax, tuba) Monte Mountjoy (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 23, 1954
Basin Street BluesGood Time Jazz EP 1053, L 12018
Tuck Me To Sleep In My Old Kentucky HomeGood Time Jazz 90, EP 1053, L 12018
At A Georgia Camp MeetingGood Time Jazz EP 1054, L 12018
Southern ComfortGood Time Jazz EP 1039, L 12012, 2GTJCD-22055-2
* Good Time Jazz L 12018, GTJCD-12018-2   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Goes South!
* Good Time Jazz L 12012   The Firehouse Five Plus Two Story, Vol. 3
* Good Time Jazz 2GTJCD-22055-2   The Firehouse Five Plus Two Story
* Good Time Jazz EP 1053   Firehouse Five Plus Two
* Good Time Jazz EP 1054   Firehouse Five Plus Two
* Good Time Jazz EP 1039   Firehouse Five Plus Two
* Good Time Jazz 90   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Tuck Me To Sleep / Alabama Jubilee

Martial Solal Trio

Martial Solal (piano) Jean-Marie Ingrand (bass) Jean-Louis Viale (drums)
Paris, France, February 24, 1954
54V4773PoincianaSwing (F) SW 444; Vogue (F) LD 200
54V4774The Champ-
54V4775FarnienteSwing (F) SW 445; Vogue (F) LD 200
54V4776Pennies From Heaven-
* Vogue (F) LD 200   Martial Solal Trio
= Contemporary C 2512   Martial Solal - Modern Sounds - France
* Swing (F) SW 444   Martial Solal - Poinciana / The Champ
* Swing (F) SW 445   Martial Solal - Farniente / Pennies From Heaven (not released)

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Bud Shank (flute, alto flute) Bob Cooper (oboe, English horn) Claude Williamson (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, February 25 & 26, 1954
AquariumContemporary C 2510, C 3520
Warm Winds-
A Night In Tunisia-
Albatross-
Still Life-
Bags' Groove-
Hermosa Summer-
Happy Town-
* Contemporary C 3520; Original Jazz Classics OJC-154, OJCCD-154-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Vol. 4 - Oboe/Flute
* Contemporary C 2510   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Vol. 4

Johnny Lucas And His Blue Blowers

Johnny Lucas (trumpet, vocals) Mike Hobi (trombone) Matty Matlock (clarinet, flute) Jess Stacy (piano) Len Esterdahl (banjo) Bob Stone (bass) Monte Mountjoy (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February, 1954
High SocietyJazz Man 107, LJ 333
Hindustan-
Lazy RiverJazz Man 106, LJ 333
Loveless Love Blues-
* Jazz Man 107   Johnny Lucas - High Society / Hindustan
* Jazz Man 106   Johnny Lucas - Lazy River / Loveless Love Blues
* Jazz Man LJ 333   Johnny Lucas And His Blue Blowers (no details)

Pete Daily Band

Pete Daily (cornet) Warren Smith (trombone) Jerry Fuller (clarinet) Skippy Anderson (piano) Len Esterdahl (banjo) Bernie Miller (bass, tuba) Hugh Allison (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February, 1954
DB117Quaker TownJazz Man EJ 451
DB118Just A Closer Walk With Thee-
DB119New Tin Roof Blues-
DB120Swanee River-
* Jazz Man EJ 451   Pete Daily Band (no details)

Firehouse Five Plus Two

Danny Alguire (cornet) Ward Kimball (trombone) George Probert (clarinet) Frank Thomas (piano) Harper Goff (banjo) Ed Penner (bass, bass sax, tuba) Monte Mountjoy (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 30, 1954
Alabama JubileeGood Time Jazz 90, EP 1053, L 12018
I'm Gonna Charleston Back To CharlestonGood Time Jazz EP 1054, L 12018
Original Dixieland One-Step-
Lovin' SamGood Time Jazz EP 1039, L 12012, 2GTJCD-22055-2
* Good Time Jazz L 12018, GTJCD-12018-2   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Goes South!
* Good Time Jazz L 12012   The Firehouse Five Plus Two Story, Vol. 3
* Good Time Jazz 2GTJCD-22055-2   The Firehouse Five Plus Two Story
* Good Time Jazz EP 1053   Firehouse Five Plus Two
* Good Time Jazz EP 1054   Firehouse Five Plus Two
* Good Time Jazz EP 1039   Firehouse Five Plus Two
* Good Time Jazz 90   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Tuck Me To Sleep / Alabama Jubilee

Claire Austin

Kid Ory (trombone) Don Ewell (piano) Ed Garland (bass) Minor Hall (drums) Claire Austin (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, April 2, 1954
411The World's Jazz CrazyGood Time Jazz 91, L 24; Hot Society 1001; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1711-2
Down Hearted BluesGood Time Jazz EP 1021, L 24; Hot Society 1001; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1711-2
C.C. Rider (as See See Rider)-
Good Time Flat BluesGood Time Jazz L 24; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1711-2
Careless Love-
410Nobody Knows You When You're Down And OutGood Time Jazz 91, L 24; Hot Society 1001; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1711-2
Mecca Flat BluesGood Time Jazz EP 1021, L 24; Hot Society 1001; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1711-2
'Fore Day CreepGood Time Jazz L 24; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1711-2
Easy RiderHot Society 1001
Farewell To Storyville-
A Good Man Is Hard To Find-
* Hot Society 1001   Claire Austin - no details
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1711-2   Claire Austin Sings "When Your Lover Has Gone"
* Good Time Jazz L 24   Claire Austin, Kid Ory - Claire Austin Sings The Blues
* Good Time Jazz EP 1021   Claire Austin
* Good Time Jazz 91   Claire Austin - Nobody Knows You / The World's Jazz Crazy

Shelly Manne And His Men

Ollie Mitchell (trumpet) Shorty Rogers (flugelhorn) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone) Paul Sarmento (tuba) Russ Freeman (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, May 17, 1954
Divertimento For Brass And RhythmContemporary C 2511
Lullaby-
Etude De Concert-
* Contemporary C 2511; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1910-2   Shelly Manne And His Men, Vol. 2 - New Works

Barney Kessel Quintet

Bob Cooper (tenor sax, oboe) Claude Williamson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Monty Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, June 4, 1954
Speak LowContemporary CEP 4009, C 2514, C 3512
On A Slow Boat To China-
Prelude To A KissContemporary CEP 4010, C 2514, C 3512
A Foggy Day-
* Contemporary C 3512; Original Jazz Classics OJC-238, OJCCD-238-2   Barney Kessel, Vol. 2 - Kessel Plays Standards
* Contemporary C 2514   Barney Kessel, Vol. 2
* Contemporary CEP 4009   Barney Kessel, Vol. 2A
* Contemporary CEP 4010   Barney Kessel, Vol. 2B

Barney Kessel Quintet

Bob Cooper (tenor sax, oboe) Claude Williamson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Monty Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, July 1, 1954
Love Is Here To StayContemporary CEP 4009, C 2514, C 3512, CCD-6022-2
How Long Has This Been Going OnContemporary CEP 4009, C 2514, C 3512
Barney's BluesContemporary CEP 4010, C 2514, C 3512
64 Bars On WilshireContemporary CEP 4010, C 2514, C 3512, FCD-60-021
* Contemporary C 3512; Original Jazz Classics OJC-238, OJCCD-238-2   Barney Kessel, Vol. 2 - Kessel Plays Standards
* Contemporary CCD-6022-2   Barney Kessel - Plays For Lovers
* Contemporary FCD-60-021   The Artistry Of Barney Kessel
* Contemporary C 2514   Barney Kessel, Vol. 2
* Contemporary CEP 4009   Barney Kessel, Vol. 2A
* Contemporary CEP 4010   Barney Kessel, Vol. 2B

Lennie Niehaus Quintet

Lennie Niehaus (alto sax) Jack Montrose (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Monty Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 2, 1954
Prime RibContemporary CEP 4014, C 2513, C 3518
Inside Out-
I'll Take Romance-
Bottoms UpContemporary CEP 4013, C 2513, C 3518
* Contemporary C 3518; Original Jazz Classics OJC-319, OJCCD-1933-2   Lennie Niehaus, Vol. 1 - The Quintets
* Contemporary C 2513   Lennie Niehaus, Vol. 1 - The Quintet
* Contemporary CEP 4014   Lennie Niehaus, Vol. 1B - The Quintet
* Contemporary CEP 4013   Lennie Niehaus, Vol. 1A - The Quintet

Lennie Niehaus Quintet

Lennie Niehaus (alto sax) Jack Montrose (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Monty Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, July 9, 1954
I Remember YouContemporary CEP 4013, C 2513, C 3518
Whose BluesContemporary CEP 4014, C 2513, C 3518
You Stepped Out Of A DreamContemporary CEP 4013, C 2513, C 3518
Day By Day-
* Contemporary C 3518; Original Jazz Classics OJC-319, OJCCD-1933-2   Lennie Niehaus, Vol. 1 - The Quintets
* Contemporary C 2513   Lennie Niehaus, Vol. 1 - The Quintet
* Contemporary CEP 4013   Lennie Niehaus, Vol. 1A - The Quintet
* Contemporary CEP 4014   Lennie Niehaus, Vol. 1B - The Quintet

Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band

Alvin Alcorn (trumpet) Kid Ory (trombone) George Probert (clarinet) Don Ewell (piano) Bill Newman (guitar) Ed Garland (bass) Minor Hall (drums)
Hollywood, CA, August 9 & 10, 1954
441When The Saints Go Marching InGood Time Jazz 92, L 12004
Maple Leaf RagGood Time Jazz EP 1023, L 12004
Wolverine Blues-
That's A PlentyGood Time Jazz L 12004
439Muskrat RambleGood Time Jazz 92, L 12004
Clarinet MarmaladeGood Time Jazz L 12004
Gettysburg March-
Yellow Dog Blues-
I've Found A New Baby-
* Good Time Jazz L 12004, GTJCD-12004-2   Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band 1954
* Good Time Jazz EP 1023   Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band
* Good Time Jazz 92   Kid Ory - Muskrat Ramble / When The Saints Go Marching In

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Stu Williamson (trumpet, valve trombone) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone, tenor sax) Bud Shank (alto, baritone sax) Bob Cooper (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Claude Williamson (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 17, 1954
StanContemporary CEP 4023, C 2515, C 3517
CoopContemporary CEP 4022, C 2515, C 3517
S & BContemporary CEP 4024, C 2515, C 3517
Claude-
Howard (as Concerto For Doghouse)Contemporary CEP 4023, C 2515, C 3517
Bud (as The Whippet)Contemporary CEP 4022, C 2515, C 3517
* Contemporary C 3517; Original Jazz Classics OJC-451, OJCCD-451-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars - In The Solo Spotlight
* Contemporary C 2515   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Vol. 5
* Contemporary CEP 4023   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars
* Contemporary CEP 4022   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars
* Contemporary CEP 4024   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Lennie Niehaus Octet

Stu Williamson (trumpet) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone) Lennie Niehaus (alto sax) Jack Montrose (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Lou Levy (piano) Monty Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Hollywood, CA, August 23, 1954
How About YouContemporary CEP 4016, C 2517, C 3540
Figure 8-
Patti-Cake-
The Way You Look Tonight-
Have You Met Miss JonesContemporary CEP 4017, C 2517, C 3540
Night Life-
The Night We Called It A Day-
Seaside-
* Contemporary C 3540; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1892-2   Lennie Niehaus - Zounds!
* Contemporary C 2517   Lennie Niehaus, Vol. 2 - The Octet
* Contemporary CEP 4016   Lennie Niehaus, Vol. 2A - The Octet
* Contemporary CEP 4017   Lennie Niehaus, Vol. 2B - The Octet

Shelly Manne Trio

Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet, tenor, baritone sax) Shelly Manne (drums)
Hollywood, CA, September 10, 1954
FlipContemporary C 2516, M 3584
Autumn In New York-
Pas De Trois-
Three On A Row-
Steeplechase-
Abstract, No. 1-
* Contemporary M 3584; Original Jazz Classics OJC-172, OJCCD-172-2   Shelly Manne - The Three And The Two
* Contemporary C 2516   Shelly Manne - The Three

Duane Tatro And His Orchestra

Stu Williamson (trumpet) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone) Joe Eager (French horn) Lennie Niehaus (alto sax) Bill Holman (tenor sax) Jimmy Giuffre (baritone sax) Ralph Pena (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Duane Tatro (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, September 13, 1954
BacklashContemporary C 3514
Multiplicity-
Turbulence-
Folly-
* Contemporary C 3514; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1878-2   Duane Tatro's Jazz For Moderns

Shelly Manne Duo

Russ Freeman (piano) Shelly Manne (drums)
Hollywood, CA, September 14, 1954
The Sound Effects ManneContemporary C 2518, M 3584
Everything Happens To Me-
Billie's Bounce-
With A Song In My Heart-
A Slight Minority-
Speak Easy-
* Contemporary M 3584; Original Jazz Classics OJC-172, OJCCD-172-2   Shelly Manne - The Three And The Two
* Contemporary C 2518   Shelly Manne - The Two

Jack Teagarden Sextet

Fred Greenleaf (trumpet) Jack Teagarden (trombone, vocals) Kenny Davern (clarinet) Norma Teagarden (piano) Kass Malone (bass) Ray Bauduc (drums)
NYC, November 12, 1954
Riverboat ShuffleBethlehem BCP-32; Period SPL 1110; Good Time Jazz L 12063
Mis'ry And The BluesBethlehem BCP-32, BCP-6042; Period SPL 1106; Good Time Jazz L 12063
Milenberg JoysBethlehem BCP-32, BCP-6036, BCP-6042; Period SPL 1110; Good Time Jazz L 12063
King Porter StompBethlehem BCP-32; Period SPL 1110; Good Time Jazz L 12063
* Bethlehem BCP-32   Jack Teagarden - Jazz Great
* Good Time Jazz L 12063, GTJCD-12063-2   Jack Teagarden And His Orchestra - Meet Me Where They Play The Blues
* Bethlehem BCP-6042   Jonah Jones, Jack Teagarden - Meet In Dixieland
* Bethlehem BCP-6036   Various Artists - Trombone Band Stand
* Period SPL 1110   Jack Teagarden - Leonard Feather Presents Original Dixieland
* Period SPL 1106   Jack Teagarden - Meet Me Where They Play The Blues

Jack Teagarden Septet

Dick Cary (trumpet, arranger) Jack Teagarden (trombone, vocals) Edmond Hall (clarinet) Leonard Feather (piano) Carl Kress (guitar) Walter Page (bass) Ray Bauduc (drums)
NYC, November 13, 1954
Blue FunkBethlehem BCP-6036; Period SPL 1106; Good Time Jazz L 12063
Davenport BluesBethlehem BCP-32, BCP-6042; Period SPL 1106; Good Time Jazz L 12063
Meet Me Where They Play The BluesBethlehem BCP-32; Period SPL 1106; Good Time Jazz L 12063
Music To Love By-
* Bethlehem BCP-6036   Various Artists - Trombone Band Stand
* Good Time Jazz L 12063, GTJCD-12063-2   Jack Teagarden And His Orchestra - Meet Me Where They Play The Blues
* Bethlehem BCP-32   Jack Teagarden - Jazz Great
* Bethlehem BCP-6042   Jonah Jones, Jack Teagarden - Meet In Dixieland
* Period SPL 1106   Jack Teagarden - Meet Me Where They Play The Blues

Mel Henke Quartet

Mel Henke (piano) Bill Newman (guitar) Bob Reed (bass) Lou Singer (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 15 & 19, 1954
Frankie And JohnnyContemporary C 5001
Dream A Little Dream Of Me-
I Can't Give You Anything But Love-
Sentimental Journey-
Where Or When-
When It's Sleepy Time Down South-
The Man I Love-
Ain't Misbehavin'-
Kammenoi Ostrow-
Four Deuces-
Nola-
Liza-
* Contemporary C 5001   Dig Mel Henke

Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band

Alvin Alcorn (trumpet) Kid Ory (trombone) George Probert (clarinet) Don Ewell (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ed Garland (bass) Minor Hall (drums)
Hollywood, CA, November 30 & December 2, 1954
Savoy BluesGood Time Jazz L 12008
A Good Man Is Hard To Find-
A Closer Walk With Thee-
Shake That Thing-
Copenhagen-
Royal Garden Blues-
Mississippi Mud-
Tin Roof Blues-
Indiana-
* Good Time Jazz L 12008, GTJCD-12008-2   Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band 1955

Jack Teagarden Sextet

Jimmy McPartland (cornet) Jack Teagarden (trombone, vocals) Edmond Hall (clarinet) Dick Cary (piano, arranger) Walter Page (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, November, 1954
Original Dixieland One-StepBethlehem 11019, 11060, BCP-32, BCP-6042; Period SPL 1110; Good Time Jazz L 12063
Eccentric-
Bad Actin' WomanBethlehem BCP-32; Period SPL 1106; Good Time Jazz L 12063
High SocietyBethlehem BCP-32, BCP-6042; Period SPL 1110; Good Time Jazz L 12063
* Bethlehem BCP-32   Jack Teagarden - Jazz Great
* Bethlehem BCP-6042   Jonah Jones, Jack Teagarden - Meet In Dixieland
* Good Time Jazz L 12063, GTJCD-12063-2   Jack Teagarden And His Orchestra - Meet Me Where They Play The Blues
* Period SPL 1110   Jack Teagarden - Leonard Feather Presents Original Dixieland
* Period SPL 1106   Jack Teagarden - Meet Me Where They Play The Blues
* Bethlehem 11019   Jack Teagarden - Eccentric / Original Dixieland One-Step
* Bethlehem 11060   Jack Teagarden - Original Dixieland One-Step / Eccentric

Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band

Alvin Alcorn (trumpet) Kid Ory (trombone) George Probert (clarinet) Don Ewell (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ed Garland (bass) Minor Hall (drums)
Hollywood, CA, December 1 & 2, 1954
How Come You Do Me Like You DoGood Time Jazz L 12045
Four Or Five Times-
Ballin' The Jack-
* Good Time Jazz L 12045, GTJCD-12045-2   Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band - This Kid's The Greatest!

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Conte Candoli (trumpet -1,3) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Bud Shank (alto, baritone sax, flute) Bob Cooper (tenor sax) Claude Williamson (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 3, 1954
1. C506Who's SleepyContemporary C 360, CEP 4015, C 3504
2. C507Mad At The World-
3.Sad SackContemporary CEP 4015, C 3504
* Contemporary C 3504; Original Jazz Classics OJC-386, OJCCD-386-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Vol. 6
* Contemporary CEP 4015   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars
* Contemporary C 360   Howard Rumsey - Who's Sleepy / Mad At The World

Marvin Ash Solo

Marvin Ash (piano)
Los Angeles, CA, December 14, 1954
Music Box RagJazz Man LJ 335
Shakespearean Rag-
Ragtime Romeo-
Old Folks Rag-
Searchlight Rag-
Those Ragtime Melodies-
Old Man Jazz-
A Ragtime Sheedaler's Ball-
* Jazz Man LJ 335   Marvin Ash Solo (no details)

Johnny Holiday With Russ Garcia Orchestra

Johnny Holiday (vocals) with Russ Garcia Orchestra, featuring Bud Shank (alto sax)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, 1954
Baby, Baby All The TimePacifica PL-801, PE-401; Contemporary CCD-14091-2
I'll Never Smile AgainPacifica PL-801; Contemporary CCD-14091-2
PJ-1627She Doesn't Laugh Like YouPacific Jazz 622; Pacifica PL-801; Contemporary CCD-14091-2
Speak LowPacifica PL-801, PE-401; Contemporary CCD-14091-2
I'll Never Be The Same-
PJ-1626Julie Is Her NamePacific Jazz 622; Pacifica PL-801; Contemporary CCD-14091-2
Please RememberPacifica PL-801; Contemporary CCD-14091-2
Come Rain Or Come ShinePacifica PL-801, PE-401; Contemporary CCD-14091-2
* Contemporary CCD-14091-2   Johnny Holiday Sings
* Pacifica PL-801   Johnny Holiday Sings
* Pacifica PE-401   Johnny Holiday Sings
* Pacific Jazz 622, 45-622   Johnny Holiday - Julie Is Her Name / She Doesn't Laugh Like You