Debut Records Catalog: LP, EP series

Debut Ten Inch series (10 inch LP)

DLP 1   Charles Mingus/Spaulding Givens - Strings And Keys

Spaulding Givens equal Nadi Qamar (piano -1,2,4/6) Charles Mingus (bass -1,2,4/6, piano -3)
Hollywood, CA, April, 1951
1.What Is This Thing Called Love
2.Darn That Dream
3.Yesterdays
4.Body And Soul
5.Blue Moon
6.Blue Tide

DLP 2   The Quintet - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 1

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Charlie Parker as Charlie Chan (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Massey Hall", Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 15, 1953
Perdido
Salt Peanuts #1&2
All The Things You Are (undubbed version)
52nd Street Theme (undubbed version)
** also issued on Vogue (E) LDE 040; Disques Swing (F) M 33312 entitled "The Quintet Of The Year - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 1".

DLP 3   Bud Powell Trio - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 2

Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Massey Hall", Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 15, 1953
Embraceable You
Sure Thing
Cherokee
Hallelujah (Jubilee)
Lullaby Of Birdland
Billy Taylor (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
NYC, summer 1953
Bass-Ically Speaking
** also issued on Vogue (E) LDE 053; Disques Swing (F) M 33313.

DLP 4   The Quintet - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 3

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker as Charlie Chan (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Massey Hall", Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 15, 1953
Allen's Alley (Wee)
Hot House #1&2
A Night In Tunisia
** also issued on Vogue (E) LDE 087; Disques Swing (F) M 33318 entitled "The Quintet Of The Year - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 3".

DLP 5   Trombone Rapport - Jazz Workshop, Vol. 1

Willie Dennis, Bennie Green, J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) John Lewis (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
"Putnam Central Club", Brooklyn, NY, September 18, 1953
Stardust
Move
Yesterdays
** also issued on Vogue (E) LDE 066; Jazz Selection (F) JSLP 50007 entitled "Various Artists - Jazz Workshop, Vol. 1".

DLP 6   Teo Macero - Explorations

Teo Macero (alto,tenor saxophone, arranger) Lenny Dijay (accordion, arranger) Louis Lubella, Charles Mingus (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums, piano)
NYC, December 12, 1953
Teo
I'll Remember April
How Low The Earth
Mitzi
Yesterdays
Explorations

DLP 7   Introducing Paul Bley

Paul Bley (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, November 30, 1953
Opus I
Walkin' (Teapot)
Like Someone In Love
I Can't Get Started
Spontaneous Combustion
Split Kick
** also issued on Vogue (E) LDE 171; Disques Swing (F) M 33352 entitled "Improvisations".

DLP 8   The New Oscar Pettiford Sextet

Julius Watkins (French horn) Phil Urso (tenor saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Oscar Pettiford (cello -1,3/5, bass -2) Charles Mingus (bass -1,3/5) Percy Brice (drums)
NYC, December 29, 1953
1.The Pendulum At Falcon's Lair
2.Tamalpais (Song Of Love To The Winds)
3.Jack, The Fieldstalker
4.Stockholm Sweetnin'
5.Low And Behold
** also issued on Disques Swing (F) M 33329 entitled "Oscar Pettiford Sextet, Vol. 2".

DLP 9   Kenny Dorham Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Jimmy Heath (tenor,baritone saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 15, 1953
An Oscar For Oscar
Ruby, My Dear (take 2)
Be My Love
Osmosis
I Love You
Darn That Dream (take 1)

DLP 10   The John LaPorta Quintet

Louis Mucci (trumpet) John LaPorta (alto saxophone, clarinet) Wally Cirillo (piano) Richard Carter (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
NYC, March 9, 1954
Fluid Drive
Right Around Home
The Old Man's Touch
This Hectic Life
Quarto
Fringe Area

DLP 11   Sam Most Quartet Plus Two

Doug Mettome (trumpet, arranger -1,3,5,6) Urbie Green (trombone -1,3,5,6) Sam Most (flute, clarinet) Bob Dorough (piano, arranger) Percy Heath (bass) Louis Bellson as Blue Bells (drums)
NYC, December 29, 1953
1.Scroobydoo
2.The Night We Called It A Day
3.Eullalia
4.I Hear A Rhapsody
5.A Cuss Called Coss
6.There'll Never Be Another You

DLP 12   The Fabulous Thad Jones

Thad Jones (trumpet) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone, flute -1,2,4,5) Hank Jones (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 11, 1954
1.Elusive (Illusive)
2.Sombre Intrusion
3.You Don't Know What Love Is
4.Bitty Ditty
5.Chazzanova
6.I'll Remember April
** also issued on Vogue (E) LDE 172; Disques Swing (F) M 33354.

DLP 13   The Max Roach Quartet Featuring Hank Mobley

Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone -1/5) Walter Davis Jr. (piano -1/5) Franklin Skeete (bass -1/5) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, April 21, 1953
1. RM502Just One Of Those Things
2. RM503Cou-Manchi-Cou
3. RM504Kismet
4. RM505Chi-Chi
5. RM506I'm A Fool To Want You
6. RM507Drum Conversation

DLP 14   Trombone Rapport - Jazz Workshop, Vol. 2

Willie Dennis, Bennie Green, J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) John Lewis (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
"Putnam Central Club", Brooklyn, NY, September 18, 1953
Wee Dot (Blues For Some Bones)
I'll Remember April
** also issued on Vogue (E) LDE 178; Jazz Selection (F) JSLP 50041 entitled "Various Artists - Jazz Workshop, Vol. 2".

DLP 15   Ada Moore - Jazz Workshop, Vol. 3

John LaPorta (alto saxophone, clarinet) Wally Cirillo (piano) Tal Farlow (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Ada Moore (vocals) Alonzo Levister, Charles Mingus (arranger)
NYC, June 27, 1954
The Man I Love
Something To Live For
You Came A Long Way From St. Louis
The Devil Is A Woman
Lass From The Low Country
Strange Fascination
Summertime

DLP 16   Hazel Scott - Relaxed Piano Moods

Hazel Scott (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 21, 1955
Like Someone In Love
Peace Of Mind
Lament
The Jeep Is Jumpin'
Git Up From There
A Foggy Day

DLP 17   Thad Jones/Charles Mingus - Jazz Collaborations, Vol. 1

Thad Jones (trumpet) John Dennis (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 10, 1955
One More (edited version)
I Can't Get Started
More Of The Same
Get Out Of Town
** also issued on Disques Swing (F) M 33357 entitled "Thad Jones - Jazz Collaborations, Vol. 2".

Debut Twelve Inch series (12 inch LP)

DEB 120   Miles Davis - Blue Moods

Miles Davis (trumpet) Britt Woodman (trombone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Charles Mingus (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Audio-Video Studios, NYC, July 9, 1955
Nature Boy
Alone Together
There's No You
Easy Living
** also issued on Disques Swing (F) LDM 30035 entitled "Miles Davis". Fantasy LP 6001, LP 86001; Original Jazz Classics OJC 043, OJCCD 043-2; America (F) 30 AM 6051.
** part of Prestige PR 24022.

DEB 121   John Dennis - New Piano Expressions

John Dennis (piano) Charles Mingus (bass -1,3,5,7) Max Roach (drums -1,3,5,7)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 10, 1955
1.Ensenada
2.Odyssey
3.Machajo
4.Chartreuse
5.Cherokee
6.Variegations
7.Seven Moons
8.Someone To Watch Over Me
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1843-2 entitled "New Piano Expressions: Debut Rarities, Vol. 5".

DEB 122   John LaPorta - Three Moods

John LaPorta (alto saxophone, arranger) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Richard Carter (bass) Charlie Perry (drums)
NYC, June, 1955
Three Moods, Part 1: Bright-Eyed Blue
Three Moods, Part 2: Minor Rhythm
Three Moods, Part 3: Bird's World
Don't Blame Me
All The Things You Are
Louis Mucci (trumpet) John LaPorta (alto saxophone, arranger) Charlie Perry (drums)
Harangue
Two Party Campaign
Chance Acquaintance

DEB 123   Charles Mingus - Mingus At The Bohemia

Eddie Bert (trombone) George Barrow (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Willie Jones (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, December 23, 1955
Jump Monk
Serenade In Blue
Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Percussion Discussion
Eddie Bert (trombone) George Barrow (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Willie Jones (drums)
Work Song
Septemberly
All The Things You C-Sharp
** also issued on Fantasy LP 6002, LP 86002; America (F) 30 AM 6052 entitled "Chazz!". Original Jazz Classics OJC 045, OJCCD 045-2.

DEB 124   The Quintet - Jazz At Massey Hall

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Charlie Parker as Charlie Chan (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Massey Hall", Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 15, 1953
Perdido
Salt Peanuts #1&2
All The Things You Are
52nd Street Theme
Gillespie plays (trumpet)
Allen's Alley (Wee)
Hot House #1&2
A Night In Tunisia
** also issued on Fantasy LP 6003, LP 86003; Original Jazz Classics OJC 044, OJCCD 044-2. America (F) 30 AM 6053 entitled "Charlie Parker - Jazz At Massey Hall".

DEB 125   Alonzo Levister - Manhattan Monodrama

Louis Mucci (trumpet) John LaPorta (alto saxophone, clarinet) Arne Gold (xylophone, percussion) Teddy Charles (vibraphone, percussion) Alonzo Levister (piano, arranger) Lorin Bernsohn (cello) Morris Lang (timpani) Jackson Wiley (conductor)
Audiosonic Recording Studios, NYC, August, 1956
Conclave
Leap Frog
Black Swan
Sugar Hill Strut
Slow Dance
Manhattan Monodrama (Ballet Suite): First Movement
Manhattan Monodrama (Ballet Suite): Second Movement
Manhattan Monodrama (Ballet Suite): Final Movement

DEB 126   Four Trombones

Willie Dennis, Bennie Green, J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) John Lewis (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
"Putnam Central Club", Brooklyn, NY, September 18, 1953
Now's The Time
Trombosphere
Ow!
Chazzanova
** also issued on Jazz Selection (F) LDM 30064. Fantasy LP 6008, LP 86008; America (F) 30 AM 6058 entitled "Four Trombones, Vol. 2".

DEB 127   Thad Jones

Thad Jones (trumpet) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone, flute -1,2,4) Hank Jones (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 11, 1954
1.Elusive (Illusive)
2.Sombre Intrusion
3.You Don't Know What Love Is
4.Bitty Ditty
5.I'll Remember April
Thad Jones (trumpet) John Dennis (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 10, 1955
One More
I Can't Get Started
More Of The Same
Get Out Of Town (alt. take)
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 625, OJCCD 625-2 entitled "The Fabulous Thad Jones".

DEB 128   Charles Mingus - Chazz! (not released)

Eddie Bert (trombone) George Barrow (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Willie Jones (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, December 23, 1955
I'll Remember April
Love Chant
A Foggy Day
Max Roach (drums) replaces Jones
Drums
Willie Jones (drums) replaces Roach
Haitian Fight Song
Lady Bird

DEB 129   Jimmy Knepper - New Faces (not released)

Jimmy Knepper (trombone, arranger) Joe Maini (alto saxophone) Bill Triglia (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, July 10, 1957
Bird Feather (Cunningbird)
Latter Day Saint (take 8C/6)
Jump The Blues Away (The Jumpin' Blues)
The Masher

DEB 198   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz

Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Phyllis Pinkerton (piano) George Koutzen (cello) Charles Mingus (bass) Al Levitt (drums)
Lennie Tristano's Manhattan Studio, 317 East 32nd Street, NY, April 12, 1952
E2KB6500-1Extrasensory Perception
Paige Brook (flute, alto saxophone) Jackson Wiley (cello) John Mehegan (piano) Charles Mingus (bass, narrator) Max Roach (drums, voice) Jackie Paris (vocals, narrator)
Lennie Tristano's Manhattan Studio, 317 East 32nd Street, NY, September 16, 1952
Paris In Blue, Edition 2
Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) Leon Comegys (trombone) Gigi Gryce (alto saxophone, flute) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Walter Davis Jr. (piano) Franklin Skeete (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, April 10, 1953
Orientation (alt. take)
Hank Jones (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums) Honey Gordon (vocals -2,3) George Gordon Jr., George Gordon, Richard Gordon (vocals -3)
NYC, April 29, 1953
1.Medley: You Go To My Head
2. RM508Can You Blame Me
3. RM510Bebopper
Max Roach (drums)
"Massey Hall", Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 15, 1953
Drum Conversation (Drum Conversation, Part 2)
Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
I've Got You Under My Skin
Willie Dennis, Bennie Green, J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) John Lewis (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
"Putnam Central Club", Brooklyn, NY, September 18, 1953
Kai's Kid (Kai's Day)
Ernie Royal (trumpet) Willie Dennis (trombone) Eddie Caine (alto saxophone, flute) Teo Macero (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Jackson Wiley (cello) John Lewis (piano) Charles Mingus (bass, arranger) Kenny Clarke (drums) Janet Thurlow (vocals) Paul Bley (conductor) Spaulding Givens (arranger)
NYC, October 28, 1953
Eclipse
Paul Bley (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, November 30, 1953
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
Sam Most (flute, clarinet) Bob Dorough (piano, arranger) Percy Heath (bass) Louis Bellson as Blue Bells (drums)
NYC, December 29, 1953
Notes To You
Louis Mucci (trumpet) unknown (trombone) unknown (French horn) Julius Baker (flute) unknown (oboe) John LaPorta (alto saxophone, clarinet) Jackson Wiley (cello) unknown (harp) Billy Taylor (piano) Milt Hinton, Fred Zimmerman (bass) Joe Morello (drums, percussion) probably Morris Lang (timpani) Don Senay (vocals) unidentified 5 strings, Alonzo Levister (arranger, conductor)
NYC, September 19, 1955 or September 17, 1954
Makin' Whoopee
Louis Mucci (trumpet) unknown (trombone) unknown (French horn) Julius Baker (flute) unknown (oboe) John LaPorta (alto saxophone, clarinet) Jackson Wiley (cello) unknown (harp) Billy Taylor (piano) Milt Hinton, Fred Zimmerman (bass) Joe Morello (drums, percussion) probably Morris Lang (timpani) unidentified 5 strings, Alonzo Levister (conductor) Charles Mingus (arranger) + an overdub: Thad Jones (trumpet)
NYC, probably September 26, 1955 or September 17, 1954
Portrait

Danish Debut Twelve Inch series (12 inch LP)

(D) DEB 130   Jazz Workshop - Trombone Rapport / Trombone Workshop

Willie Dennis, Bennie Green, J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) John Lewis (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
"Putnam Central Club", Brooklyn, NY, September 18, 1953
Wee Dot (Blues For Some Bones)
Stardust
Move
I'll Remember April
Yesterdays

(D) DEB 131   Coleman Hawkins/Bud Powell/Oscar Pettiford/Kenny Clarke - The Essen Jazz Festival All Stars

Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
"Essen Jazz Festival", "Grugahalle", Essen, West Germany, April 2, 1960
All The Things You Are
Yesterdays
Stuffy
omit Hawkins
Shaw 'Nuff
Willow Weep For Me
John's Abbey
Salt Peanuts
Blues In The Closet
** also issued on Fantasy LP 6015, LP 86015. Black Lion (E) BL 159, (G) BLCD 760105 entitled "Bud Powell - The Essen Jazz Festival Concert". Black Lion (E) BLP 30125; Freedom (F) BLP 30125 entitled "Coleman Hawkins/Bud Powell - Hawk In Germany".

(D) DEB 132   Oscar Pettiford And His Jazz Groups - My Little Cello

Allan Botschinsky (trumpet -1,2,4,6) Erik Nordstrom (tenor saxophone) Louis Hjulmand (vibraphone) Jan Johansson (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass, cello) Jorn Elniff (drums -1,2,4/6)
Copenhagen, Denmark, July 5, 1960
1.Montmartre Blues Out
2.Laverne Walk
3.Two Little Pearls
4.Why Not? That's What!
5.Back In Paradise
6.Montmartre Blues Encore
Allan Botschinsky (trumpet -1,2) Erik Nordstrom (tenor saxophone -1,2) Louis Hjulmand (vibraphone -1,2) Jan Johansson (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass, cello) Jorn Elniff (drums -1,2)
Copenhagen, Denmark, July 6, 1960
1.Straight Ahead
2.My Little Cello
3.Willow Weep For Me

(D) DEB 133   Bent Axen/Bent Jaedig 6-5-4-3 - Let's Keep The Message

Allan Botschinsky (trumpet) Bent Jaedig, Frank Jensen (tenor saxophone) Bent Axen (piano) Erik Molbach (bass) Jorn Elniff (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, October 5, 1960
To Iskol' Hof
Things Ain't What They Used To Be
Let's Keep The Message
Sivle
omit Jensen
Copenhagen, Denmark, October 6, 1960
Lady Bird
Elansky
Star Eyes
Mr. Cushmaker

(D) DEB 134   Jorn Elniff - Music For Mice And Men

no details

(D) DEB 135   Hjulmand & Botschinsky Featuring Oscar Pettiford - Blue Bros

Louis Hjulmand (vibraphone) Oscar Pettiford (bass)
Copenhagen, Denmark, August 22, 1959
DB59Blue Brothers (Blue Bros I)
Allan Botschinsky (trumpet) Louis Hjulmand (vibraphone) Bent Eriksen (piano) Jorn Birkeholm (bass) Bjarne Rostvold (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, February 20, 1961
Surprise Party
Serenade Till Anna
Blue Bros I-II-III-IV
Take It From Me
Four
Stop
How High The Moon
Now See How You Are

(D) DEB 136   Eric Dolphy In Europe

Eric Dolphy (flute) Chuck Israels (bass)
"Studenterforeningen", Copenhagen, Denmark, September 8, 1961
Hi-Fly
Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Bent Axen (piano) Erik Moseholm (bass) Jorn Elniff (drums)
God Bless The Child
Oleo
The Way You Look Tonight
In The Blues (take 3) (I Don't Know Why)

(D) DEB 137   Brew Moore In Europe

Sahib Shihab (alto saxophone -7,8) Brew Moore (tenor saxophone) Lars Gullin (baritone saxophone, arranger -3,4) Louis Hjulmand (vibraphone -5,6) Bent Axen (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) William Schiopffe (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, September 26, 1962
1.Svinget 14
2.Ergo (Zonky)
3.You Stepped Out Of A Dream
4.Allt Under Himmelens Faste (Everything Under Heaven's Mantle)
5.Run Away And Play (Rend A Hop)
6.Laverne Walk
7.Girls (Piger)
8.The Monster
** also issued on Fantasy LP 6013, LP 86013.

(D) DEB 138   Cecil Taylor - Live At The Cafe Montmartre

Jimmy Lyons (alto saxophone) Cecil Taylor (piano) Sonny Murray (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, November 23, 1962
Trance
Call
Lena
D Trad, That's What (That's What)
** also issued on Fantasy LP 6014, LP 86014; Fontana (E) SFJL 928. Fontana (Du) 688 602 ZL, 888 602 ZY entitled "Cecil Taylor At The Cafe Montmartre". Black Lion (G) BLCD 760220 entitled "Trance".
** part of Arista Freedom AL 1905; Freedom (J) TKCB-70310, (J) TKCB-71261.

(D) DEB 139   Charles Mingus - Chazz!

Eddie Bert (trombone) George Barrow (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Willie Jones (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, December 23, 1955
Jump Monk
same session
Work Song
I'll Remember April
Love Chant
A Foggy Day
same session
Haitian Fight Song
Lady Bird

(D) DEB 140   My Name Is Albert Ayler

Niels Brosted (piano -2/5) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass -2/6) Ronnie Gardiner (drums -2/6) Albert Ayler (voice -1, soprano saxophone -2, tenor saxophone -3/6)
Danish National Radio Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark, January 14, 1963
1.Introduction By Albert Ayler
2.Bye Bye Blackbird
3.Billie's Bounce
4.Summertime
5.On Green Dolphin Street
6.C.T.
** also issued on Fantasy LP 6016, LP 86016; Fontana (Du) 688 603 ZL, 888 603 ZY, (E) SFJL 927. America (F) 30 AM 6100 entitled "Free Jazz".

(D) DEB 141   Sahib Shihab - Sahib's Jazz Party

Allan Botschinsky (flugelhorn) Sahib Shihab (alto,baritone saxophone, flute) Ole Molin (guitar) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums) Bjarne Rostvold (snare drum)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, October 3, 1963
4070 Blues
Charade
Conversations, Part I
Conversations, Part II
Conversations, Part III
** also issued on Polydor (Eu) 623 257 entitled "Conversations".

(D) DEB 142   Don Byas' 30th Anniversary Album

Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Bent Axen (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) William Schiopffe (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, January 13 & 14, 1963
There'll Never Be Another You
Anthropology
Walkin'
A Night In Tunisia
Billie's Bounce
Don't Blame Me
** also issued on Fontana (Du) 688 605 ZL, 888 605 ZY.

(D) DEB 143   The Contemporary Jazz Quartet Featuring Sonny Murray - Action

Hugh Steinmetz (trumpet) Franz Beckerlee (alto saxophone) Steffen Andersen (bass) Sonny Murray (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, October 1, 1964
Refraction
Action (i)
Catalysm
In The Name Of Beauty
Pre-Determination
** part of SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36029/30.

(D) DEB 144   Albert Ayler - Ghosts

Don Cherry (cornet) Albert Ayler (tenor saxophone) Gary Peacock (bass) Sonny Murray (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, September 14, 1964
Ghosts (short version)
Children
Holy Spirit
Ghosts (long version)
Vibrations
Mothers
** also issued on Fontana (E) SFJL 925. Freedom (E) FLP 40117 entitled "Albert Ayler And Don Cherry - Vibrations". Freedom (E) FLP 41000; Arista Freedom AL 1000 entitled "Vibrations".

(D) DEB 145   no information

(D) DEB 146   Albert Ayler - Spirits

Norman Howard (trumpet) Albert Ayler (tenor saxophone) Henry Grimes (bass -1,2,4) Earle Henderson (bass -2,3) Sonny Murray (drums)
Atlantic Studios, NYC, February 24, 1964
1.Spirits
2.Witches And Devils
3.Holy, Holy
4.Prophecy (Saints)
** also issued on Freedom (E) FLP 40101, FLP 41018; Arista Freedom AL 1018 entitled "Witches And Devils".

(D) DEB 147   Paul Bley Trio - Touching

Paul Bley (piano) Kent Carter (bass) Barry Altschul (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, November 5, 1965
Start
Touching
Pablo
Both
Mazatlan (Mazatalan)
Cartoon
** also issued on Fontana (Du) 688 608 ZL, 888 608 ZY, (E) SFJL 929.
** part of Arista Freedom AL 1901.

(D) DEB 148   Cecil Taylor Jazz Unit - Nefertiti, The Beautiful One Has Come

Jimmy Lyons (alto saxophone) Cecil Taylor (piano) Sonny Murray (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, November 23, 1962
What's New
Nefertiti, The Beautiful One Has Come (1st variation)
Lena (2nd variation)
Nefertiti, The Beautiful One Has Come (2nd variation)
** also issued on Fontana (Du) 688 609 ZL, 888 609 ZY, (E) SFJL 926. Freedom (E) FLP 40124 entitled "What's New".
** part of Arista Freedom AL 1905; Freedom (J) TKCB-70310, (J) TKCB-71261.

(D) DEB 149   Bent Jaedig Quintet

no details

(D) DEB 150   Palle Mikkelborg Og Radio Jazz Gruppen - The Mysterious Corona

no details

(D) DEB 151   The Contemporary Jazz Quintet - T.C.J.Q.

Hugh Steinmetz (trumpet) Franz Beckerlee (electric alto saxophone) Niels Harrit (electric tenor saxophone, organ) Steffen Andersen (amplified bass) Bo Thrige Andersen (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, December 28, 1968
Action (vii)
Action (viii)
Action (ix)
Action (x)
** also issued on Debut (D) SDEB 151.
** part of SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36029/30.

(J) DEB 198   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz

Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Phyllis Pinkerton (piano) George Koutzen (cello) Charles Mingus (bass) Al Levitt (drums)
Lennie Tristano's Manhattan Studio, 317 East 32nd Street, NY, April 12, 1952
E2KB6500-1Extrasensory Perception
Paige Brook (flute, alto saxophone) Jackson Wiley (cello) John Mehegan (piano) Charles Mingus (bass, narrator) Max Roach (drums, voice) Jackie Paris (vocals, narrator)
Lennie Tristano's Manhattan Studio, 317 East 32nd Street, NY, September 16, 1952
Paris In Blue, Edition 3
Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) Leon Comegys (trombone) Gigi Gryce (alto saxophone, flute) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Walter Davis Jr. (piano) Franklin Skeete (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, April 10, 1953
Orientation (alt. take)
Hank Jones (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums) Honey Gordon (vocals -2,3) George Gordon Jr., George Gordon, Richard Gordon (vocals -3)
NYC, April 29, 1953
1.Medley: You Go To My Head
2. RM508Can You Blame Me
3. RM510Bebopper
Max Roach (drums)
"Massey Hall", Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 15, 1953
Drum Conversation (Drum Conversation, Part 2)
Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
I've Got You Under My Skin
Willie Dennis, Bennie Green, J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) John Lewis (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
"Putnam Central Club", Brooklyn, NY, September 18, 1953
Kai's Kid (Kai's Day)
Ernie Royal (trumpet) Willie Dennis (trombone) Eddie Caine (alto saxophone, flute) Teo Macero (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Jackson Wiley (cello) John Lewis (piano) Charles Mingus (bass, arranger) Kenny Clarke (drums) Janet Thurlow (vocals) Paul Bley (conductor) Spaulding Givens (arranger)
NYC, October 28, 1953
Eclipse
Paul Bley (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, November 30, 1953
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
Sam Most (flute, clarinet) Bob Dorough (piano, arranger) Percy Heath (bass) Louis Bellson as Blue Bells (drums)
NYC, December 29, 1953
Notes To You
Louis Mucci (trumpet) unknown (trombone) unknown (French horn) Julius Baker (flute) unknown (oboe) John LaPorta (alto saxophone, clarinet) Jackson Wiley (cello) unknown (harp) Billy Taylor (piano) Milt Hinton, Fred Zimmerman (bass) Joe Morello (drums, percussion) probably Morris Lang (timpani) Don Senay (vocals) unidentified 5 strings, Alonzo Levister (arranger, conductor)
NYC, September 19, 1955 or September 17, 1954
Makin' Whoopee
Louis Mucci (trumpet) unknown (trombone) unknown (French horn) Julius Baker (flute) unknown (oboe) John LaPorta (alto saxophone, clarinet) Jackson Wiley (cello) unknown (harp) Billy Taylor (piano) Milt Hinton, Fred Zimmerman (bass) Joe Morello (drums, percussion) probably Morris Lang (timpani) unidentified 5 strings, Alonzo Levister (conductor) Charles Mingus (arranger) + an overdub: Thad Jones (trumpet)
NYC, probably September 26, 1955 or September 17, 1954
Portrait
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 115.

(D) DEB 1148   Hugh Steinmetz - Nu!

Hugh Steinmetz (trumpet) Karsten Vogel (alto saxophone) Niels Harrit (tenor saxophone, flute) Per Aage Brandt (piano) Steffen Andersen (bass) Bo Thrige Andersen (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, April 19 & 20, 1966
Nisshimbo
Peter's Fodselsdag
Stress-It
Ngo
One For Carl
Pigen Prosa
Skaev Dans Pa Harde Ringe
** also issued on SteepleChase (D) SCCD 36027.

Danish Debut Seven Inch series (7 inch LP)

(D) DL 101   Jimmy Knepper

Jimmy Knepper (trombone, arranger) Joe Maini (alto saxophone) Bill Triglia (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, July 10, 1957
Bird Feather (Cunningbird)
Latter Day Saint (take 8C/6)
Jump The Blues Away (The Jumpin' Blues)
The Masher

(D) DL 102   The New Oscar Pettiford Sextet

Julius Watkins (French horn) Phil Urso (tenor saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Oscar Pettiford (cello) Charles Mingus (bass) Percy Brice (drums)
NYC, December 29, 1953
The Pendulum At Falcon's Lair
Jack, The Fieldstalker
Stockholm Sweetnin'
Low And Behold

(D) DL 103   Max Roach Quartet

Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone -1/5) Walter Davis Jr. (piano -1/5) Franklin Skeete (bass -1/5) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, April 21, 1953
1. RM502Just One Of Those Things
2. RM503Cou-Manchi-Cou
3. RM504Kismet
4. RM505Chi-Chi
5. RM506I'm A Fool To Want You
6. RM507Drum Conversation

Debut Extended Play series (7 inch EP)

DEP 450   Charles Mingus Octet

Ernie Royal (trumpet) Willie Dennis (trombone) Eddie Caine (alto saxophone, flute) Teo Macero (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Jackson Wiley (cello) John Lewis (piano) Charles Mingus (bass, arranger) Kenny Clarke (drums) Janet Thurlow (vocals -2,4) Paul Bley (conductor) Spaulding Givens (arranger)
NYC, October 28, 1953
1.Miss Bliss
2.Blue Tide
3.Pink Topsy
4.Eclipse

DEP 451   Max Roach Septet

Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) Leon Comegys (trombone) Gigi Gryce (alto saxophone, flute) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Walter Davis Jr. (piano) Franklin Skeete (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, April 10, 1953
A105Orientation
B105Mobleyzation
A106Glow Worm
B106Sfax
** also issued on Debut (D) DEP 45.

Danish Debut Extended Play series (7 inch EP/7 inch LP)

(D) DEP 25   Thad Jones/Charles Mingus - Jazz Collaborations, Vol. 1

Thad Jones (trumpet) John Dennis (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 10, 1955
One More (edited version)
I Can't Get Started

(D) DEP 26   Thad Jones/Charles Mingus - Jazz Collaborations, Vol. 2

Thad Jones (trumpet) John Dennis (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 10, 1955
More Of The Same
Get Out Of Town

(D) DEP 27   Miles Davis - Blue Moods, Vol. 1

Miles Davis (trumpet) Britt Woodman (trombone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Charles Mingus (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Audio-Video Studios, NYC, July 9, 1955
Nature Boy
Alone Together

(D) DEP 28   Miles Davis - Blue Moods, Vol. 2

Miles Davis (trumpet) Britt Woodman (trombone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Charles Mingus (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
Audio-Video Studios, NYC, July 9, 1955
There's No You
Easy Living

(D) DEP 29   Charles Mingus - Mingus At The Bohemia, Vol. 1

Eddie Bert (trombone) George Barrow (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Willie Jones (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, December 23, 1955
Jump Monk
same session
Septemberly

(D) DEP 30   Charles Mingus - Mingus At The Bohemia, Vol. 2

Eddie Bert (trombone) George Barrow (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Willie Jones (drums): same session
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, December 23, 1955
Work Song
All The Things You C-Sharp

(D) DEP 31   The Quintet - Jazz At Nassey Hall, Vol. 1

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Charlie Parker as Charlie Chan (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Massey Hall", Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 15, 1953
Perdido
Salt Peanuts #1&2

(D) DEP 32   The Quintet - Jazz At Nassey Hall, Vol. 2

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Charlie Parker as Charlie Chan (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums): same session
"Massey Hall", Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 15, 1953
All The Things You Are (undubbed version)
52nd Street Theme (undubbed version)
Gillespie plays (trumpet)
Allen's Alley (Wee)

(D) DEP 33   The Quintet/Bud Powell - Jazz At Nassey Hall, Vol. 3

Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Massey Hall", Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 15, 1953
Lullaby Of Birdland
add Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker as Charlie Chan (alto saxophone)
Hot House #1&2

(D) DEP 34   The Quintet/Bud Powell - Jazz At Nassey Hall, Vol. 4

Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Massey Hall", Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 15, 1953
Cherokee
add Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker as Charlie Chan (alto saxophone)
A Night In Tunisia

(D) DEP 35   Charlie Parker - Bird At St. Nick's, Vol. 1

Red Rodney (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
"St. Nicholas Arena", NYC, February 18, 1950
Ornithology
I Didn't Know What Time It Was
Embraceable You
Scrapple From The Apple

(D) DEP 36   Charlie Parker - Bird At St. Nick's, Vol. 2

Red Rodney (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums): same session
"St. Nicholas Arena", NYC, February 18, 1950
Hot House
Now's The Time
Visa
Star Eyes

(D) DEP 37   Charlie Parker - Bird At St. Nick's, Vol. 3

Red Rodney (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums): same session
"St. Nicholas Arena", NYC, February 18, 1950
Confirmation
Out Of Nowhere
What's New
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

(D) DEP 38   Charlie Parker - Bird On 52nd St., Vol. 1

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Kenny Pancho Hagood (vocals)
"Onyx Club", NYC, July 6, 1948
52nd Street Theme I
Shaw 'Nuff
Out Of Nowhere I
Hot House
This Time The Dream's On Me I

(D) DEP 39   Charlie Parker - Bird On 52nd St., Vol. 2

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Kenny Pancho Hagood (vocals): same session
"Onyx Club", NYC, July 6, 1948
A Night In Tunisia
My Old Flame
52nd Street Theme
The Way You Look Tonight

(D) DEP 40   Charlie Parker - Bird On 52nd St., Vol. 3

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Kenny Pancho Hagood (vocals): same session
"Onyx Club", NYC, July 6, 1948
Out Of Nowhere II
Chasin' The Bird
This Time The Dream's On Me II
Dizzy Atmosphere

(D) DEP 41   no information

(D) DEP 42   Kenny Dorham Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Jimmy Heath (tenor,baritone saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 15, 1953
An Oscar For Oscar
Ruby, My Dear (take 2)
Be My Love
Osmosis

(D) DEP 43   The Fabulous Thad Jones, Vol. 1

Thad Jones (trumpet) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone, flute -1,2) Hank Jones (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 11, 1954
1.Elusive (Illusive)
2.Sombre Intrusion
3.You Don't Know What Love Is

(D) DEP 44   The Fabulous Thad Jones, Vol. 2

Thad Jones (trumpet) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone, flute -1,2) Hank Jones (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 11, 1954
1.Bitty Ditty
2.Chazzanova
3.I'll Remember April

(D) DEP 45   Max Roach Septet

Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) Leon Comegys (trombone) Gigi Gryce (alto saxophone, flute) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Walter Davis Jr. (piano) Franklin Skeete (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, April 10, 1953
A105Orientation
B105Mobleyzation
A106Glow Worm
B106Sfax
** reissue of Debut DEP 451.

(D) DEP 46   no information

(D) DEP 47   Oscar Pettiford And His Scandinavian Trio

Louis Hjulmand (vibraphone) Jan Johansson (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass)
Copenhagen, Denmark, August 22, 1959
DB57-2Fru Bruel
DB58-2I Succumb To Temptation

(D) DEP 48   Oscar Pettiford And His Scandinavian Trio

Louis Hjulmand (vibraphone) Jan Johansson (piano -2) Oscar Pettiford (bass)
Copenhagen, Denmark, August 22, 1959
1. DB59Blue Brothers (Blue Bros I)
2. DB60There'll Never Be Another You

(D) DEP 49   The Bud Powell Trio At Massey Hall

Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Massey Hall", Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 15, 1953
Embraceable You
Sure Thing
Hallelujah (Jubilee)
Billy Taylor (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
NYC, summer 1953
Bass-Ically Speaking

(D) DEP 50   Jazz Quintet '60

Allan Botschinsky (trumpet) Bent Jaedig (tenor saxophone) Bent Axen (piano) Ole Laumann (bass) Finn Frederiksen (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, December 29, 1959
Message From Oscar
Born Holm
Cosper
What's New

(D) DEP 51   no information

(D) DEP 52   no information

(D) DEP 53   Bent Axen Trio/Quintet/Sextet

Bent Axen (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Finn Frederiksen (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, January 17, 1961
On Green Dolphin Street
Heart And Soul
Haig's
More Peace

(D) DEP 54   Jazz Quintet '61, Vol. 2

Allan Botschinsky (trumpet) Bent Jaedig (tenor saxophone) Bent Axen (piano) Erik Molbach (bass) Jorn Elniff (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, October 6, 1960
Elansky
Star Eyes
Mr. Cushmaker