Contemporary Records Discography: 1955-1956

1955

Lennie Niehaus Octet

Stu Williamson (trumpet) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone) Lennie Niehaus (alto sax) Bill Holman (tenor sax) Jimmy Giuffre (baritone sax) Pete Jolly (piano) Monty Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Hollywood, CA, January 11, 1955
You And The Night And The MusicContemporary C 3503
Bunko-
Rick's Tricks-
Nice Work If You Can Get It-
* Contemporary C 3503; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1767, OJCCD-1767-2   Lennie Niehaus, Vol. 3 - The Octet #2

Bob Scobey's Frisco Band

Bob Scobey (trumpet) Jack Buck (trombone) Bill Napier (clarinet) Ernie Lewis (piano) Clancy Hayes (banjo, vocals) Dick Lammi (tuba) Earl Watkins (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 17, 20 & 21, 1955
Battle Hymn Of The RepublicGood Time Jazz 93, EP 1026, L 12006, FCD-60-010
Someday SweetheartGood Time Jazz 95, EP 1038, L 12006, FCD-60-010
Parson's Kansas City BluesGood Time Jazz 95, EP 1038, L 12006
Strange BluesGood Time Jazz EP 1037, L 12006, FCD-60-010
Memphis Blues-
Down In Jungle TownGood Time Jazz EP 1037, L 12006
Sweet Georgia BrownGood Time Jazz 94, EP 1026, L 12006, FCD-60-010
Beale Street Mama (as Beale Street Blues)Good Time Jazz 94, EP 1037, L 12006, FCD-60-010
MobileGood Time Jazz 93, EP 1026, L 12006
Friendless BluesGood Time Jazz EP 1038, L 12006
Careless LoveGood Time Jazz EP 1026, L 12006
Bill BaileyGood Time Jazz EP 1038, L 12006, FCD-60-010
* Good Time Jazz L 12006, GTJCD-12006-2   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band - Vocals By Clancy Hayes
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-010   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band Favorites
* Good Time Jazz EP 1026   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band
* Good Time Jazz EP 1038   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band
* Good Time Jazz EP 1037   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band
* Good Time Jazz 93, 45093   Bob Scobey - Mobile / Battle Hymn Of The Republic
* Good Time Jazz 95, 45095   Bob Scobey - Someday Sweetheart / Parson's Kansas City Blues
* Good Time Jazz 94, 45094   Bob Scobey - Sweet Georgia Brown / Beale Street Mama

Lennie Niehaus Octet

Stu Williamson (trumpet) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone) Lennie Niehaus (alto sax) Bill Holman (tenor sax) Jimmy Giuffre (baritone sax) Pete Jolly (piano) Monty Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Hollywood, CA, January 26, 1955
Blue RoomContemporary C 3503
Love Is Here To Stay-
Yes, Yes, Honey-
Circling The Blues-
* Contemporary C 3503; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1767, OJCCD-1767-2   Lennie Niehaus, Vol. 3 - The Octet #2

Lennie Niehaus Octet

Stu Williamson (trumpet) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone) Lennie Niehaus (alto sax) Bill Holman (tenor sax) Jimmy Giuffre (baritone sax) Pete Jolly (piano) Monty Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums): same personnel
Hollywood, CA, February 15, 1955
They Say It's WonderfulContemporary C 3503
Rose Room-
Cooling It-
Debbie-
* Contemporary C 3503; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1767, OJCCD-1767-2   Lennie Niehaus, Vol. 3 - The Octet #2

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Bud Shank (alto, baritone sax, flute) Bob Cooper (tenor sax) Claude Williamson (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 22, 1955
Long Ago And Far AwayContemporary C 3504
Dickie's Dream-
* Contemporary C 3504; Original Jazz Classics OJC-386, OJCCD-386-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Vol. 6

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Conte Candoli (trumpet -1,3,4) Bud Shank (alto, baritone sax, flute -2/4) Bob Cooper (tenor sax -1,3,4) Claude Williamson (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 1, 1955
1.Isn't It RomanticContemporary C 3504
2.East Of The Sun-
3.If I Should Lose You-
4.Prelude To A Kiss-
* Contemporary C 3504; Original Jazz Classics OJC-386, OJCCD-386-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Vol. 6

Lennie Niehaus Trio With Strings

Lennie Niehaus (alto sax) Thomas Hall, Christopher Kuzell, Barbara Simons (viola) Charlotte Harrison (cello) Monty Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 16, 1955
All The Things You AreContemporary C 3510
Easy Living-
Rondo-
* Contemporary C 3510; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1858-2   Lennie Niehaus, Vol. 4 - The Quintets And Strings

Barney Kessel Septet

Harry Edison (trumpet) Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Al Hendrickson, Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 28, 1955
Happy FeelingContemporary C 3513
Wail Street-
Contemporary Blues-
* Contemporary C 3513; Original Jazz Classics OJC-317, OJCCD-317-2   Barney Kessel, Vol. 3 - To Swing Or Not To Swing

Lennie Niehaus Quintet With Strings

Lennie Niehaus (alto sax) Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Thomas Hall, Christopher Kuzell, Barbara Simons (viola) Charlotte Harrison (cello) Monty Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 28, 1955
If I Should Lose YouContemporary C 3510
Full House-
Star Eyes-
Cross Walk-
Troubled Waters-
* Contemporary C 3510; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1858-2   Lennie Niehaus, Vol. 4 - The Quintets And Strings

Duane Tatro And His Orchestra

Stu Williamson (trumpet) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone) Vincent DeRosa (French horn) Lennie Niehaus (alto sax) Bill Holman (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Ralph Pena (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Duane Tatro (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, April 4, 1955
Low ClearanceContemporary C 3514
Outpost-
Maybe Next Year-
Conversation Piece-
* Contemporary C 3514; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1878-2   Duane Tatro's Jazz For Moderns

Claire Austin

Bob Scobey (trumpet) Stan Wrightsman (clarinet) Barney Kessel (guitar) Morty Corb (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Claire Austin (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, April 13, 1955
When Your Lover Has GoneContemporary C 5002
Can't We Talk It Over-
My Melancholy Baby-
I'll Never Be The Same-
The House Is Haunted-
I'm Thru With Love-
Come Rain Or Come Shine-
What Is This Thing Called Love-
* Contemporary C 5002; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1711, OJCCD-1711-2   Claire Austin Sings "When Your Lover Has Gone"

Lennie Niehaus Quintet

Stu Williamson (trumpet, valve trombone) Lennie Niehaus (alto sax) Hampton Hawes (piano) Monty Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, April 25, 1955
My Heart Stood StillContemporary C 3510
More Than The Blues-
Lens-
Just One Of Those Things-
* Contemporary C 3510; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1858-2   Lennie Niehaus, Vol. 4 - The Quintets And Strings

Jimmy Deuchar Ensemble

Jimmy Deuchar (trumpet) Ken Wray (trombone) Derek Humble (alto, baritone sax) Tubby Hayes (tenor sax) Victor Feldman (piano) Lennie Bush (bass) Phil Seamen (drums)
London, England, April 26, 1955
VOG2497Treble GoldTempo (E) LAP 2, TAP 17; Contemporary C 3529
VOG2498Bass HouseTempo (E) EXA 18, LAP 2, TAP 17; Contemporary C 3529
IPA SpecialTempo (E) EXA 18, LAP 2; Contemporary C 3529
Final SelectionTempo (E) LAP 2; Contemporary C 3529
* Tempo (E) TAP 17   Various Artists - Speak Low: More Mood Music In The Modern Manner
* Contemporary C 3529   Pub Crawling With Jimmy Deuchar
* Tempo (E) LAP 2   Jimmy Deuchar Ensemble
* Tempo (E) EXA 18   Jimmy Deuchar Ensemble

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Frank Rosolino (trombone) Bud Shank (alto sax, flute) Bob Cooper (tenor sax) Claude Williamson (piano, arranger) Barney Kessel (guitar, arranger) Howard Rumsey (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
"Irvine Bowl", Laguna Beach, CA, June 20, 1955
Witch Doctor, No. 2Contemporary C 3509, CCD-14077-2
'Round MidnightContemporary C 3509
Mood For Lighthouse-
Blind Man's Bluff-
Lady Jean-
Casa De Luz-
* Contemporary C 3509; Original Jazz Classics OJC-406, OJCCD-406-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars/Hampton Hawes Trio - Lighthouse At Laguna
* Contemporary CCD-14077-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars - Mexican Passport

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
"Irvine Bowl", Laguna Beach, CA, June 20, 1955
Walkin'Contemporary C 3509
The Champ-
* Contemporary C 3509; Original Jazz Classics OJC-406, OJCCD-406-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars/Hampton Hawes Trio - Lighthouse At Laguna

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes (piano) Red Mitchell (bass -1/3,5/16) Chuck Thompson (drums -1/3,5/16)
Los Angeles Police Academy, Chavez Ravine, Los Angeles, CA, June 28, 1955
1.I Got RhythmContemporary CEP 4018, C 3505
2.What Is This Thing Called Love-
3.Blues The MostContemporary CEP 4019, C 3505; Prestige PRCD-11015-2
4.So In LoveContemporary C 3505
5.Feelin' FineContemporary CEP 4018, C 3505
6.Hamp's BluesContemporary CEP 4019, C 3505; Prestige PRCD-11015-2
7.Easy LivingContemporary C 3505
8.All The Things You Are-
9.These Foolish Things-
10.The CariocaContemporary CEP 4019, C 3505
11.Just Squeeze MeContemporary C 3515
12.I Should Careunissued
13.Big Foot-
14.Yesterdays-
15.Just One Of Those Things-
16.Sherrill-
* Contemporary C 3505; Original Jazz Classics OJC-316, OJCCD-316-2   Hampton Hawes Trio, Vol. 1 - The Trio
* Contemporary C 3515; Original Jazz Classics OJC-318, OJCCD-318-2   This Is Hampton Hawes, Vol. 2 - The Trio
* Prestige PRCD-11015-2   Hampton Hawes - Blues The Most
* Contemporary CEP 4018   Hampton Hawes, Vol. 1A - Trio
* Contemporary CEP 4019   Hampton Hawes, Vol. 1B - Trio

Bob Scobey's Frisco Band

Bob Scobey (trumpet) Jack Buck (trombone) Bill Napier (clarinet) Ernie Lewis (piano) Clancy Hayes (banjo, vocals) Hal McCormick (bass) Earl Watkins (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 6 & 7, 1955
When The Midnight Choo-Choo Leaves For Alabam'Good Time Jazz 96, L 12009, FCD-60-010
St. James InfirmaryGood Time Jazz L 12009, FCD-60-010
HomeGood Time Jazz L 12009
At The Devil's Ball-
St. Louis BluesGood Time Jazz L 12009, FCD-60-010
AngryGood Time Jazz L 12009
I Ain't Gonna Give Nobody None Of This Jelly RollGood Time Jazz L 12009, FCD-60-010
Love Me Or Leave MeGood Time Jazz L 12009
I Want To Go Back To Michigan (Down On The Farm)Good Time Jazz 96, L 12009
You Can Depend On MeGood Time Jazz L 12009
Lights Out BluesGood Time Jazz L 12009, FCD-60-010
* Good Time Jazz L 12009, GTJCD-12009-2   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band - Scobey And Clancy
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-010   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band Favorites
* Good Time Jazz 96, 45096   Bob Scobey - When The Midnight Choo-Choo / I Want To Go Back To Michigan

Barney Kessel Septet

Harry Edison (trumpet -2,4,5,8) Georgie Auld (tenor sax -2,4,5,8) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Al Hendrickson, Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass) Irv Cottler (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1955
1.Begin The BluesContemporary C 3513
2.LouisianaContemporary C 3513, FCD-60-021
3.Embraceable YouContemporary C 3513, CCD-6022-2
4.IndianaContemporary C 3513
5.Moten Swing-
6.Midnight Sun-
7.Don't Blame Me-
8.12th Street Rag-
* Contemporary C 3513; Original Jazz Classics OJC-317, OJCCD-317-2   Barney Kessel, Vol. 3 - To Swing Or Not To Swing
* Contemporary FCD-60-021   The Artistry Of Barney Kessel
* Contemporary CCD-6022-2   Barney Kessel - Plays For Lovers

Lyle Murphy And His Orchestra

Russ Cheever (clarinet, soprano, alto sax) Jack Dumont (clarinet, alto sax) Chuck Gentry (contrabass, bass clarinet, baritone sax) Abe Most (alto sax, clarinet, flute) Buddy Collette (tenor, alto sax, clarinet, flute) Andre Previn (piano) Curtis Counce (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Lyle Murphy (arranger, composer, director, celeste)
Los Angeles, CA, August 16, 1955
Fourth DimensionContemporary C 3506
Sophisticated Lady-
Poly-Doodle-
Dizzy Dialogue-
Seismograph-
* Contemporary C 3506   12-Tone Compositions And Arrangements By Lyle Murphy
= Contemporary C 3506 (later); Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1905-2   Lyle Murphy - Gone With The Woodwinds!

Victor Feldman Septet

Jimmy Deuchar, Dizzy Reece (trumpet) Derek Humble (alto sax) Victor Feldman (vibes, piano) Tommy Pollard (piano) Lennie Bush (bass) Tony Crombie (drums)
London, England, August 18, 1955
VOG232Hand In HandTempo (E) LAP 5
VOG233WhenTempo (E) LAP 5, TAP 17
VOG234SonarTempo (E) LAP 5; Contemporary C 3541
VOG235Brawl For AllTempo (E) LAP 5, TAP 21; Contemporary C 3541
VOG236Sunshine On A Dull DayTempo (E) LAP 5, TAP 10; Contemporary C 3541
VOG237Big FistTempo (E) LAP 5
* Tempo (E) TAP 17   Various Artists - Speak Low: More Mood Music In The Modern Manner
* Contemporary C 3541; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1768, OJCCD-1768-2   Victor Feldman - Suite Sixteen
* Tempo (E) TAP 21   Various Artists - Swingin' The Blues
* Tempo (E) TAP 10   Various Artists - Cool Music For A Hot Night: Mood Music In The Modern Manner
* Tempo (E) LAP 5   Victor Feldman Septet

Victor Feldman Modern Jazz Quartet

Victor Feldman (vibes) Tommy Pollard (piano) Eric Peter (bass) Tony Crombie (drums)
London, England, September 12, 1955
VOG244Suite Sixteen: MonodyTempo (E) LAP 6; Contemporary C 3541
VOG245Suite Sixteen: Minore-
VOG246Suite Sixteen: Habanera-
VOG247Suite Sixteen: Epilogue-
VOG248Deep In A DreamTempo (E) LAP 6, TAP 10
VOG249Time Will TellTempo (E) LAP 6, TAP 17
* Contemporary C 3541; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1768, OJCCD-1768-2   Victor Feldman - Suite Sixteen
* Tempo (E) TAP 10   Various Artists - Cool Music For A Hot Night: Mood Music In The Modern Manner
* Tempo (E) TAP 17   Various Artists - Speak Low: More Mood Music In The Modern Manner
* Tempo (E) LAP 6   Victor Feldman Modern Jazz Quartet

Barney Kessel Quintet

Bob Cooper (tenor sax, oboe) Hampton Hawes (piano -2/4) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 12, 1955
1.My Old FlameContemporary C 3512, CCD-6022-2
2.Jeepers CreepersContemporary C 3512
3.You Stepped Out Of A Dream-
4.I Didn't Know What Time It Was-
* 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

Shelly Manne And His Men

Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone) Joe Maini Jr. (alto sax) Bill Holman (tenor sax) Jimmy Giuffre (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Ralph Pena (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 13, 1955
GrasshopperContemporary C 3507
Summer Night-
Spring Is Here-
You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me-
* Contemporary C 3507; Original Jazz Classics OJC-152, OJCCD-152-2   Shelly Manne And His Men, Vol. 1 - The West Coast Sound

Victor Feldman Modern Jazz Quartet

Victor Feldman (vibes) Norman Stenfalt (piano) Lennie Bush (bass) Phil Seamen (drums)
London, England, September 21, 1955
VOG250Duffle CoatTempo (E) LAP 6, TAP 17; Contemporary C 3541
VOG251Easy To LoveTempo (E) LAP 6, TAP 17
* Tempo (E) TAP 17   Various Artists - Speak Low: More Mood Music In The Modern Manner
* Contemporary C 3541; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1768, OJCCD-1768-2   Victor Feldman - Suite Sixteen
* Tempo (E) LAP 6   Victor Feldman Modern Jazz Quartet

Victor Feldman Big Band

Jimmy Deuchar, Dizzy Reece, Jimmy Watson (trumpet) Ken Wray (trombone, bass trumpet) John Burden (French horn) Jimmy Powell (tuba) Derek Humble (alto sax) Tubby Hayes, Ronnie Scott (tenor sax) Harry Klein (baritone sax) Victor Feldman (vibes, drums, congas) Norman Stenfalt (piano) Lennie Bush (bass) Phil Seamen (drums) Tony Hall (recitation)
London, England, September 21, 1955
VOG252ElegyTempo (E) A 127, EXA 29; Contemporary C 3541
VOG253Big TopTempo (E) A 142, EXA 29; Contemporary C 3541
VOG254IntroductionTempo (E) EXA 29
VOG255CabalettoTempo (E) A 142, EXA 29; Contemporary C 3541
VOG256MaenyaTempo (E) A 127, EXA 29; Contemporary C 3541
* Contemporary C 3541; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1768, OJCCD-1768-2   Victor Feldman - Suite Sixteen
* Tempo (E) EXA 29   Victor Feldman Big Band
* Tempo (E) A 127   Victor Feldman - Elegy / Maenya
* Tempo (E) A 142   Victor Feldman - Big Top / Cabaletto

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) Jim McDonald (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 23 & December 19, 1955
What Is This Thing Called LoveGood Time Jazz EP 1042, L 12014
Girl Of My DreamsGood Time Jazz EP 1043, L 12014
I Can't Give You Anything But LoveGood Time Jazz EP 1042, L 12014
My Honey's Lovin' ArmsGood Time Jazz EP 1043, L 12014
Love Nest-
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me-
Love Is Just Around The CornerGood Time Jazz EP 1042, L 12014
My Cutey's Due At Two-To-Two TodayGood Time Jazz EP 1044, L 12014
I Love You Baby-
Careless LoveGood Time Jazz EP 1042, L 12014
I Love You TrulyGood Time Jazz EP 1044, L 12014
Love Songs Of The Nile-
* Good Time Jazz L 12014, GTJCD-12014-2   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Plays For Lovers
* Good Time Jazz EP 1042   Firehouse Five Plus Two
* Good Time Jazz EP 1043   Firehouse Five Plus Two
* Good Time Jazz EP 1044   Firehouse Five Plus Two

Mel Henke Quartet

Mel Henke (piano) Bill Newman (guitar) Bob Reed (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 4, 1955
Little Rock GetawayContemporary C 5003
In A Little Spanish Town-
Turkey In The Straw-
Pennies From Heaven-
* Contemporary C 5003   Mel Henke - Now Spin This!

Mel Henke Quartet

Mel Henke (piano) Bill Newman (guitar) Bob Reed (bass) Shelly Manne (drums -1/5) Sam Weiss (drums -6/9)
Los Angeles, CA, October 10, 1955
1.Mean To MeContemporary C 5003
2.Shock Treatment-
3.I Surrender, Dear-
4.Cocky Coo-Coo-Clock-
5.In A Mist-
6.Stardust-
7.Toccata In A-
8.Tea For Two-
9.Frenzied Flight-
* Contemporary C 5003   Mel Henke - Now Spin This!

Lyle Murphy And His Orchestra

Russ Cheever (clarinet, soprano, alto sax) Jack Dumont (clarinet, alto sax) Chuck Gentry (contrabass, bass clarinet, baritone sax) Abe Most (alto sax, clarinet, flute) Buddy Collette (tenor, alto sax, clarinet, flute) Andre Previn (piano) Curtis Counce (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Lyle Murphy (arranger, composer, director, celeste)
Los Angeles, CA, October 11, 1955
TritonContemporary C 3506
Perdido-
Blue Moon-
These Foolish Things-
Pemba-
* Contemporary C 3506   12-Tone Compositions And Arrangements By Lyle Murphy
= Contemporary C 3506 (later); Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1905-2   Lyle Murphy - Gone With The Woodwinds!

Duane Tatro And His Orchestra

Stu Williamson (trumpet) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone) Vincent DeRosa (French horn) Joe Maini Jr. (alto sax) Bill Holman (tenor sax) Jimmy Giuffre (baritone sax) Ralph Pena (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Duane Tatro (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, November 1, 1955
Minor IncidentContemporary C 3514
Dollar Day-
Easy Terms-
* Contemporary C 3514; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1878-2   Duane Tatro's Jazz For Moderns

Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band

Alvin Alcorn (trumpet) Kid Ory (trombone) Phil Gomez (clarinet) Lionel Reason (piano) Julian Davidson (guitar) Wellman Braud (bass) Minor Hall (drums)
Hollywood, CA, November 22, 23 & 25, 1955
Mahogany Hall StompGood Time Jazz L 12016
Sugar Blues-
At A Georgia Camp Meeting-
Snag It-
There'll Be Some Changes Made-
At The Jazz Band Ball-
Wang Wang Blues-
By And By-
Make Me A Pallet On The Floor-
Shine-
* Good Time Jazz L 12016, GTJCD-12016-2   Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band 1956 - The Legendary Kid

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 3, 1955
Stella By StarlightContemporary C 3515
Yesterdays-
SteeplechaseContemporary C 3515; Milestone M-9166
Autumn In New YorkContemporary C 3515
Section Blues-
* Contemporary C 3515; Original Jazz Classics OJC-318, OJCCD-318-2   This Is Hampton Hawes, Vol. 2 - The Trio
* Milestone M-9166, MCD-9166-2   Various Artists - Bird Lives!

Shelly Manne And His Men

Stu Williamson (trumpet, valve trombone) Bill Holman (tenor sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 6, 1955
Bags' GrooveContemporary C 3536
My Old Flame-
* Contemporary C 3536   Shelly Manne And His Men, Vol. 6 - Concerto For Clarinet And Combo

1956 (5th anniversary)

Lennie Niehaus Sextet

Stu Williamson (trumpet, valve trombone) Lennie Niehaus (alto sax) Bill Perkins (tenor sax, flute) Jimmy Giuffre (baritone sax) Buddy Clark (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 9, 11 & 12, 1956
Thou SwellContemporary C 3524
I Wished On The Moon-
Knee Deep-
Fond Memories-
Take It From Me-
Belle Of The Ball-
As Long As I Live-
Ill Wind (You're Blowing Me No Good)-
Three Of A Kind-
Elbow Room-
* Contemporary C 3524; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1944-2   Lennie Niehaus, Vol. 5 - The Sextet

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
Contemporary Records' Studio, Hollywood, CA, January 18, 1956
Big FootOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-1035-2
Ray's Idea-
Stella By Starlight-
Blues For Jacque-
I Should Care-
Bird Song-
Yesterdays-
Just One Of Those Things-
Cheryl-
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1035-2   Hampton Hawes - Bird Song

Shelly Manne And His Men

Stu Williamson (trumpet, valve trombone) Charlie Mariano (alto sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 19 & 26, 1956
The Dart GameContemporary C 3516
Bea's Flat-
Parthenia-
Bernie's Tune-
Doxy-
Slan-
A Gem From Tiffany-
* Contemporary C 3516; Original Jazz Classics OJC-267, OJCCD-267-2   Shelly Manne And His Men, Vol. 4 - Swinging Sounds

Lennie Niehaus Quintet

Stu Williamson (trumpet, valve trombone) Lennie Niehaus (alto sax) Hampton Hawes (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 20, 1956
PoincianaContemporary C 3518
I Should Care-
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me-
Happy Times-
* Contemporary C 3518; Original Jazz Classics OJC-319, OJCCD-1933-2   Lennie Niehaus, Vol. 1 - The Quintets

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 25, 1956
You And The Night And The MusicContemporary C 3515
Blues For JacqueContemporary C 3515; Prestige PRCD-11015-2
'Round MidnightContemporary C 3515
Somebody Loves MeContemporary C 3523
The SermonContemporary C 3523; Prestige PRCD-11015-2
Embraceable YouContemporary C 3523
I Remember You-
A Night In Tunisia-
Lover Come Back To Me-
Polka Dots And Moonbeams-
Billy Boy-
Body And Soul-
Coolin' The Blues-
* Contemporary C 3515; Original Jazz Classics OJC-318, OJCCD-318-2   This Is Hampton Hawes, Vol. 2 - The Trio
* Contemporary C 3523; Original Jazz Classics OJC-421, OJCCD-421-2   Everybody Likes Hampton Hawes, Vol. 3 - The Trio
* Prestige PRCD-11015-2   Hampton Hawes - Blues The Most

Shelly Manne And His Men

Stu Williamson (trumpet, valve trombone) Charlie Mariano (alto sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 2, 1956
Un Poco LocoContemporary C 3516
* Contemporary C 3516; Original Jazz Classics OJC-267, OJCCD-267-2   Shelly Manne And His Men, Vol. 4 - Swinging Sounds

Shelly Manne And His Friends

Andre Previn (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Hollywood, CA, February 11, 1956
TangerineContemporary C 3525
I Cover The Waterfront-
Squatty Roo-
Collard Greens And Black-Eyed Peas-
Stars Fell On Alabama-
Girl Friend-
* Contemporary C 3525; Original Jazz Classics OJC-240, OJCCD-240-2   Shelly Manne And His Friends, Vol. 1

Buddy Collette Octet

Gerald Wilson (trumpet) David Wells (bass trumpet) William E. Green (alto sax) Buddy Collette (tenor, alto sax, flute) Jewell Grant (baritone sax) Ernie Freeman (piano) Red Callender (bass) Max Albright (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 13, 1956
CycleContemporary C 3522
RubyContemporary C 362, C 3522
Slappy's TuneContemporary C 3522
Santa Monica-
* Contemporary C 3522; Original Jazz Classics OJC-239, OJCCD-239-2   Buddy Collette - Man Of Many Parts
* Contemporary C 362   Buddy Collette - Makin' Whoopee / Ruby

Claire Austin

Bob Scobey (trumpet) Stan Wrightsman (clarinet) Barney Kessel (guitar) Morty Corb (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Claire Austin (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, February 16, 1956
Lover Come Back To MeContemporary C 5002
Someone To Watch Over Me-
* Contemporary C 5002; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1711, OJCCD-1711-2   Claire Austin Sings "When Your Lover Has Gone"

Barney Kessel Quintet

Buddy Collette (alto sax, flute) Claude Williamson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 23, 1956
Easy LikeContemporary C 3511
That's All-
April In Paris-
North Of The Border-
Easy Like (alternate take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-153-2
North Of The Border (alternate take)-
* Contemporary C 3511; Original Jazz Classics OJC-153, OJCCD-153-2   Barney Kessel, Vol. 1 - Easy Like

Buddy Collette Quartet

Buddy Collette (tenor, alto sax, flute) Gerald Wiggins (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Bill Richmond (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 24, 1956
Makin' WhoopeeContemporary C 362, C 3522
Sunset DriveContemporary C 3522
Jazz City Blues-
Frenesi-
* Contemporary C 3522; Original Jazz Classics OJC-239, OJCCD-239-2   Buddy Collette - Man Of Many Parts
* Contemporary C 362   Buddy Collette - Makin' Whoopee / Ruby

Santo Pecora And The Tailgaters

Bill Gallaty (trumpet) Santo Pecora (trombone) Lester "Gilly" Bouchon (clarinet, tenor, bass sax) Ronnie Dupont (piano) Chink Martin (bass) Paul Ferrara (drums)
New Orleans, LA, March 10, 1956
Alabamy BoundGood Time Jazz L 12020
Zero-
Struttin' With Some Barbecue-
* Good Time Jazz L 12020, GTJCD-12020-2   Johnny Wiggs, Santo Pecora, Eddie Pierson And Their Jazz Bands/Armand Hug's Trio Recorded In New Orleans, Vol. 2

The Bay City Jazz Band

Al Cavallin (cornet) Everett Farey (cornet, leader) Sanford Newbauer (trombone, leader) Roy Giomi (clarinet) Don Keeler (piano) Tito Patri (banjo) Walt Yost (bass) Lloyd Byassee (drums)
Oakland, CA, March 12, 14 & 15, 1956
Arab StrutGood Time Jazz L 12017
Alligator Blues-
My Heart-
Yerba Buena Blues-
How'm I Gonna Do It (If I Don't Know What It Is That You Crave)-
Potato Head Blues-
Weather Bird Rag-
Auntie Soshal's Social-
West Texas Blues-
Doctor Jazz-
Beale Street Blues-
Snake Rag-
* Good Time Jazz L 12017, GTJCD-12017-2   The Bay City Jazz Band

Bob Scobey's Frisco Band

Bob Scobey (trumpet) Jack Buck (trombone) Bill Napier (clarinet) Jesse (Tiny) Crump or Ralph Sutton (piano) Clancy Hayes (banjo, guitar, vocals) Bob Short (bass, tuba) or Hal McCormick (bass) Fred Higuera (drums) Lizzie Miles (vocals)
Oakland, CA, March 13, 14 & 15, 1956
Ostrich WalkGood Time Jazz L 12023
Indiana-
Sobbin' Blues-
Curse Of An Aching Heart-
Michigan Water Blues-
Sensation-
Doctor JazzGood Time Jazz L 12023, FCD-60-010
Jazz Me BluesGood Time Jazz L 12023
Travelin' Shoes-
Just A Closer Walk With TheeGood Time Jazz L 12023, FCD-60-010
Ja-DaGood Time Jazz L 12023
San-
* Good Time Jazz L 12023, GTJCD-12023-2   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band - Direct From San Francisco
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-010   Bob Scobey's Frisco Band Favorites

Don Ewell Solo

Don Ewell (piano)
Oakland, CA, March 13, 15 & 16, 1956
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With MeGood Time Jazz L 12021
Squeeze Me-
Blues Improvisation-
You Took Advantage Of Me-
* Good Time Jazz L 12021, GTJCD-12021-2   Music To Listen To Don Ewell By

Don Ewell Trio

Darnell Howard (clarinet) Don Ewell (piano) Minor Hall (drums)
Oakland, CA, March 13, 15 & 16, 1956
South Side StrutGood Time Jazz L 12021
A Monday Date-
Love Me Or Leave Me-
Bush Street Scramble-
Old Fashioned Love-
Parlor Social-
Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You-
My Honey's Lovin' Arms-
* Good Time Jazz L 12021, GTJCD-12021-2   Music To Listen To Don Ewell By

Eddie Pierson's Band

Albert Walters (trumpet) Eddie Pierson (trombone) Joseph "Cornbread" Thomas (clarinet) Jeanette Kimball (piano) Albert "Papa" French (banjo) Sidney "Jim Little" Brown (bass) Louis Barbarin (drums)
New Orleans, LA, March 17, 1956
Gettysburg MarchGood Time Jazz L 12020
In Gloryland-
Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home-
* Good Time Jazz L 12020, GTJCD-12020-2   Johnny Wiggs, Santo Pecora, Eddie Pierson And Their Jazz Bands/Armand Hug's Trio Recorded In New Orleans, Vol. 2

Sharkey Bonano And His Kings Of Dixieland

Sharkey Bonano (trumpet, vocals) Jack Delaney (trombone) Pete Fountain (clarinet) Jeff Riddick (piano) Joe Loyacano (bass) Paul Ferrara (drums)
New Orleans, LA, March 24, 1956
Second LineGood Time Jazz L 12019
Look What You Missed-
Panama-
* Good Time Jazz L 12019, GTJCD-12019-2   Sharkey Bonano, Paul Barbarin, George Girard, Bill Matthews And Their Jazz Bands Recorded In New Orleans, Vol. 1

George Girard And His New Orleans Five

George Girard (trumpet, vocals) Bob Havens (trombone) Harry Shields (clarinet) Bob Discon (piano) Bob Coquille (bass) Paul Edwards (drums)
New Orleans, LA, April 14, 1956
Doctor JazzGood Time Jazz L 12019
Liebestraum-
San-
* Good Time Jazz L 12019, GTJCD-12019-2   Sharkey Bonano, Paul Barbarin, George Girard, Bill Matthews And Their Jazz Bands Recorded In New Orleans, Vol. 1

Buddy Collette Quintet

Buddy Collette (tenor, alto sax, clarinet, flute) Ernie Freeman (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Joe Comfort (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, April 17, 1956
St. Andrews Place BluesContemporary C 3522
Cheryl Ann-
Jungle Pipe-
Zan-
* Contemporary C 3522; Original Jazz Classics OJC-239, OJCCD-239-2   Buddy Collette - Man Of Many Parts

Paul Barbarin's New Orleans Band

John Brunious (trumpet) Worthia Thomas (trombone) Willie Humphrey (clarinet) Lester Santiago (piano) Edmond "Doc" Souchon (banjo) Richard Alexis (bass) Paul Barbarin (drums)
New Orleans, LA, April 21, 1956
Too LateGood Time Jazz L 12019
We'll Meet Again-
Dooky's Doing His Dance-
* Good Time Jazz L 12019, GTJCD-12019-2   Sharkey Bonano, Paul Barbarin, George Girard, Bill Matthews And Their Jazz Bands Recorded In New Orleans, Vol. 1

Jimmy Deuchar Sextet

Jimmy Deuchar (trumpet) Ken Wray (trombone) Derek Humble (alto, baritone sax) Stan Tracey (piano -1/4) Marty Paich (piano -5) Lennie Bush (bass) Tony Crombie (drums)
London, England, April 23, 1956
1. VOG807"E"Tempo (E) TAP 4; Contemporary C 3529
2. VOG808Colne Springs-
3. VOG809Four XTempo (E) TAP 4
4. VOG810Red Barrell-
5. VOG811Martyunissued
* Tempo (E) TAP 4   Jimmy Deuchar/Dizzy Reece - Deuchar Plays Deuchar/Dizzy Blows Bird: Top Trumpets
* Contemporary C 3529   Pub Crawling With Jimmy Deuchar

Bill Matthews And His New Orleans Dixieland Band

Ernie Cagnolatti (trumpet, vocals) Bill Matthews (trombone) Albert Burbank (clarinet) Octave Crosby (piano, vocals) Richard McLean (bass) George Williams (drums)
New Orleans, LA, April 28, 1956
Bugle Call RagGood Time Jazz L 12019
Walk Thru The Streets Of The City-
Maryland, My Maryland-
* Good Time Jazz L 12019, GTJCD-12019-2   Sharkey Bonano, Paul Barbarin, George Girard, Bill Matthews And Their Jazz Bands Recorded In New Orleans, Vol. 1

Armand Hug's Trio

Armand Hug (piano) Phil Darois (bass) Charlie Duke (drums)
New Orleans, LA, May 19, 1956
My Old Time SweetheartGood Time Jazz L 12020
Doodle Doo Doo-
Dixie Bug-
* Good Time Jazz L 12020, GTJCD-12020-2   Johnny Wiggs, Santo Pecora, Eddie Pierson And Their Jazz Bands/Armand Hug's Trio Recorded In New Orleans, Vol. 2

Johnny Wiggs' New Orleans Music

Johnny Wiggs (cornet) Emile Christian (trombone) Raymond Burke (clarinet) Armand Hug (piano) Edmond "Doc" Souchon (banjo, vocals) Sherwood Mangiapane (bass) Santo Pecora (drums)
New Orleans, LA, May 26, 1956
Gallatin Street GrindGood Time Jazz L 12020
Sweet Substitute-
Everybody Loves My Baby-
* Good Time Jazz L 12020, GTJCD-12020-2   Johnny Wiggs, Santo Pecora, Eddie Pierson And Their Jazz Bands/Armand Hug's Trio Recorded In New Orleans, Vol. 2

Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band

Alvin Alcorn (trumpet) Kid Ory (trombone, vocals) Phil Gomez (clarinet) Cedric Haywood (piano) Julian Davidson (guitar) Wellman Braud (bass) Minor Hall (drums)
Hollywood, CA, June 18 & 32 & July, 1956
High SocietyGood Time Jazz S 10041/42, FCD-60-009
Do What Ory Say-
Down Home Rag-
Careless Love-
Jazz Me Blues-
Weary Blues-
Original Dixieland One-Step-
Bourbon Street Parade-
Panama-
Toot, Toot, TootsieGood Time Jazz S 10041/42
Oh, Didn't He RambleGood Time Jazz S 10041/42, FCD-60-009
Beale Street Blues-
Maryland, My Maryland-
1919 Rag-
Eh, La Bas-
Mood IndigoGood Time Jazz S 10041/42
Bugle Call RagGood Time Jazz S 10041/42, FCD-60-009
Creole SongGood Time Jazz L 12045
* Good Time Jazz S 10041/42   Kid Ory's Favorites!
* Good Time Jazz L 12045, GTJCD-12045-2   Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band - This Kid's The Greatest!
* Good Time Jazz FCD-60-009   Kid Ory - Favorites!

Shelly Manne And His Men

Stu Williamson (trumpet, valve trombone) Charlie Mariano (alto sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 16, 1956
Quartet (a suite in four parts)Contemporary C 3519
* Contemporary C 3519, S 7519; Original Jazz Classics OJC-320, OJCCD-320-2   Shelly Manne And His Men, Vol. 5 - More Swinging Sounds
= Stereo S 7007   Shelly Manne - Swinging Sounds In Stereo

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Frank Rosolino (trombone) Bob Cooper (oboe, tenor sax) Bud Shank (alto sax, flute) Claude Williamson (piano, arranger) Barney Kessel (guitar, arranger) Howard Rumsey (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 2, 1956
Mexican PassportContemporary C 3508, CCD-14077-2
The Song Is YouContemporary C 3508
Snap The Whip-
* 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

Barney Kessel And His Orchestra

Buddy Collette (flute, alto flute, clarinet) Junie Cobb (oboe, English horn) George W. Smith (clarinet) Justin Gordon (clarinet, bass clarinet) Howard Terry (clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon) Andre Previn (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Buddy Clark (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 6, 1956
Makin' WhoopeeContemporary C 3521, FCD-60-021
Gone With The WindContemporary C 3521
I Love You-
Fascinating Rhythm-
* Contemporary C 3521, S 7521; Stereo S 7001; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-746-2   Music To Listen To Barney Kessel By
* Contemporary FCD-60-021   The Artistry Of Barney Kessel

Shelly Manne And His Men

Stu Williamson (trumpet, valve trombone) Charlie Mariano (alto sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 15 & 16, 1956
Moose The MoocheContemporary C 3519
The Wind-
Pint Of Blues-
Tommyhawk-
* Contemporary C 3519, S 7519; Original Jazz Classics OJC-320, OJCCD-320-2   Shelly Manne And His Men, Vol. 5 - More Swinging Sounds
= Stereo S 7007   Shelly Manne - Swinging Sounds In Stereo

Shelly Manne And His Friends

Andre Previn (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Shelly Manne (drums, tambourine)
Los Angeles, CA, August 17, 1956
Get Me To The Church On TimeContemporary C 361, CEP 4035, C 3527
On The Street Where You LiveContemporary C 361, C 3527
I've Grown Accustomed To Her FaceContemporary CEP 4035, C 3527
Wouldn't It Be LoverlyContemporary C 3527
Ascot GavotteContemporary CEP 4035, C 3527
Show MeContemporary CEP 4036, C 3527
With A Little Bit Of Luck-
I Could Have Danced All Night-
* Contemporary C 3527, S 7527; Stereo S 7002; Original Jazz Classics OJC-336, OJCCD-336-2   Shelly Manne And His Friends - My Fair Lady
* Contemporary CEP 4035   Shelly Manne And His Friends
* Contemporary CEP 4036   Shelly Manne And His Friends
* Contemporary C 361   Shelly Manne - On The Street Where You Live / Get Me To The Church On Time

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Buddy Collette (flute) Bob Cooper (oboe, English horn) Sonny Clark (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, September 25, 1956
Blue SandsContemporary CEP 4053, C 2510, C 3520
Swing House-
A Bit Of Basie-
Waikikian-
* 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
* Contemporary CEP 4053   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Bob Cooper (tenor sax) Sonny Clark (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 2, 9 & 16, 1956
Love Me Or LeveyContemporary C 3528
Taxi War Dance-
Octavia-
Mambo Las VegasContemporary C 3528, CCD-14077-2
JubilationContemporary C 3528
I Deal-
Latin For LoversContemporary C 3528, CCD-14077-2
TopsyContemporary C 3528
* Contemporary C 3528, S 7528; Stereo S 7008; Original Jazz Classics OJC-636, OJCCD-636-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars - Music For Lighthousekeeping
* Contemporary CCD-14077-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars - Mexican Passport

Curtis Counce Group

Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor sax) Carl Perkins (piano) Curtis Counce (bass) Frank Butler (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 8, 1956
LandslideContemporary C 3526
Time After Time-
Mia-
Sarah-
A Fifth For Frank-
Big FootContemporary C 3539
* Contemporary C 3526, S 7526   The Curtis Counce Group
= Contemporary S 7526 (later); Original Jazz Classics OJC-606, OJCCD-606-2   The Curtis Counce Group, Vol. 1 - Landslide
* Contemporary C 3539; Original Jazz Classics OJC-159, OJCCD-159-2   You Get More Bounce With Curtis Counce
= Contemporary S 7539   The Curtis Counce Group, Vol. 2 - Counceltation

Gerald Wiggins Trio

Gerry Wiggins (piano) Joe Comfort (bass) Jackie Mills (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 10, 1956
NarcissusContemporary M 3595
Frankie And Johnny-
One For My Baby-
The Lady Is A Tramp-
Serenade In Blue-
My Heart Stood Still-
Medley: Just Squeeze Me / Satin Doll-
Blue Wig-
* Contemporary M 3595, S 7595; Original Jazz Classics OJC-173, OJCCD-173-2   Gerry Wiggins - Relax And Enjoy It!

Barney Kessel And His Orchestra

Ted Nash (flute, clarinet) Junie Cobb (oboe, English horn) George W. Smith (clarinet) Justin Gordon (clarinet, bass clarinet) Howard Terry (clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 15, 1956
Cheerful Little EarfulContemporary C 3521
My ReverieContemporary C 3521, CCD-6022-2
Blues For A PlayboyContemporary C 3521
Carioca-
* Contemporary C 3521, S 7521; Stereo S 7001; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-746-2   Music To Listen To Barney Kessel By
* Contemporary CCD-6022-2   Barney Kessel - Plays For Lovers

Curtis Counce Group

Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor sax) Carl Perkins (piano) Curtis Counce (bass) Frank Butler (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 15, 1956
SonarContemporary C 3526
Stranger In ParadiseContemporary C 3539
Woody'n You (alternate take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-159-2
Woody'n YouContemporary C 7655
Landslide (alternate take)-
Sonor (alternate take)-
* Contemporary C 3526, S 7526   The Curtis Counce Group
= Contemporary S 7526 (later); Original Jazz Classics OJC-606, OJCCD-606-2   The Curtis Counce Group, Vol. 1 - Landslide
* Contemporary C 3539; Original Jazz Classics OJC-159, OJCCD-159-2   You Get More Bounce With Curtis Counce
= Contemporary S 7539   The Curtis Counce Group, Vol. 2 - Counceltation
* Contemporary C 7655, CCD-7655-2   Curtis Counce - Sonority

Buddy Collette Quartet

Buddy Collette (clarinet, flute) Don Friedman (piano) John Goodman (bass) Joe Peters (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 6, 1956
A Nice DayContemporary C 3531
Over The Rainbow-
* Contemporary C 3531; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-747-2   Nice Day With Buddy Collette

Firehouse Five Plus Two

Danny Alguire (cornet) Ward Kimball (trombone, siren) George Probert (clarinet, soprano sax, ocarina) Frank Thomas (piano) Dick Roberts (banjo) Ed Penner (bass, bass sax, tuba) Jim McDonald (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 10, 1956
Swanee RiverGood Time Jazz EP 1045, L 12018
Birmingham Papa (Your Memphis Mama's Comin' To Town)-
Milenberg Joys-
Tishomingo Blues-
* Good Time Jazz L 12018, GTJCD-12018-2   Firehouse Five Plus Two - Goes South!
* Good Time Jazz EP 1045   Firehouse Five Plus Two

Hampton Hawes Quartet

Hampton Hawes (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass) Eldridge Freeman (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 12, 1956
JorduContemporary C 3545
Groovin' High-
Takin' CareContemporary C 3545; Prestige PRCD-11015-2
BroadwayContemporary C 3545
Hampton's PulpitContemporary C 3545; Prestige PRCD-11015-2
I'll Remember AprilContemporary C 3546
Woody'n You-
Two Bass Hit-
Will You Still Be Mine-
April In Paris-
Blue 'N' Boogie-
* Contemporary C 3545, S 7545; Original Jazz Classics OJC-638, OJCCD-638-2   Hampton Hawes - All Night Session!, Vol. 1
* Contemporary C 3546, S 7546; Original Jazz Classics OJC-639, OJCCD-639-2   Hampton Hawes - All Night Session!, Vol. 2
* Prestige PRCD-11015-2   Hampton Hawes - Blues The Most

Hampton Hawes Quartet

Hampton Hawes (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass) Eldridge Freeman (drums): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, November 13, 1956
I Should CareContemporary C 3546
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From MeContemporary C 3547
Blues, No. 3-
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea-
Blues, No. 4-
Blues Of A SortOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-640-2
* Contemporary C 3546, S 7546; Original Jazz Classics OJC-639, OJCCD-639-2   Hampton Hawes - All Night Session!, Vol. 2
* Contemporary C 3547, S 7547; Original Jazz Classics OJC-640, OJCCD-640-2   Hampton Hawes - All Night Session!, Vol. 3

Art Pepper Quintet

Art Pepper (alto sax) Warne Marsh (tenor sax) Ronnie Ball (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Gary Frommer (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 26, 1956
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With MeContemporary S 7630
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me (alternate take)Contemporary (J) VICJ 23640
All The Things You AreContemporary S 7630
All The Things You Are (alternate take)Contemporary (J) VICJ 23640
What's NewContemporary S 7630
Tickle Toe-
AvalonContemporary (J) VICJ 23640
Warnin' (take 1)-
Warnin' (take 2)-
Stompin' At The Savoy-
* Contemporary S 7630; Original Jazz Classics OJC-389, OJCCD-389-2   Art Pepper - ...The Way It Was!
* Contemporary (J) VICJ 23640   Art Pepper With Warne Marsh

Buddy Collette Quartet

Buddy Collette (tenor, alto sax, clarinet, flute) Dick Shreve (piano) John Goodman (bass) Bill Dolney (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 29, 1956
Minor DeviationContemporary C 3531
Change It-
I'll Remember April-
Blues For Howard-
Fall Winds-
* Contemporary C 3531; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-747-2   Nice Day With Buddy Collette

Barney Kessel And His Orchestra

Ted Nash (flute, clarinet) Junie Cobb (oboe, English horn) George W. Smith (clarinet) Justin Gordon (clarinet, bass clarinet) Howard Terry (clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon) Claude Williamson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 4, 1956
Love Is For The Very YoungContemporary C 3521
Mountain Greenery-
Indian Summer-
LauraContemporary C 3521, CCD-6022-2
* Contemporary C 3521, S 7521; Stereo S 7001; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-746-2   Music To Listen To Barney Kessel By
* Contemporary CCD-6022-2   Barney Kessel - Plays For Lovers

Lennie Niehaus Octet

Frank Rosolino (trombone) Vincent DeRosa (French horn) James McAllister (tuba) Lennie Niehaus (alto sax) Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Red Mitchell (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 10, 1956
The SermonContemporary C 3540
With The Wind And The Rain In Your Hair-
Four-
Blues For Susie-
* Contemporary C 3540; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1892-2   Lennie Niehaus - Zounds!