Fantasy Records Discography: 1953-1954

1953

Gerry Mulligan Quartet

Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Carson Smith (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, January 3, 1953
1315LimelightFantasy 529, EP 4008, LP 3-6, LP 3220; Prestige PR 24016; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-711-2
1316The Lady Is A TrampFantasy 528, EP 4008, LP 3-6, LP 3220; Prestige PR 24016; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-711-2
1326Turnstile-
1327Moonlight In VermontFantasy 529, EP 4008, LP 3-6, LP 3220; Prestige PR 24016; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-711-2
Utter ChaosFantasy LP 3-6
* Fantasy LP 3220, LP 8082; Original Jazz Classics OJC-273   Gerry Mulligan/Paul Desmond
= America (F) 30 AM 6070   Gerry Mulligan/Paul Desmond - Mulligan Desmond
* Prestige PR 24016   Gerry Mulligan/Chet Baker
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-711-2   Gerry Mulligan Quartet Featuring Chet Baker/Chubby Jackson Big Band Featuring Gerry Mulligan
* Fantasy LP 3-6   The Gerry Mulligan Quartet
* Fantasy EP 4008   The Gerry Mulligan Quartet
* Fantasy 529   Gerry Mulligan - Limelight / Moonlight In Vermont
* Fantasy 528   Gerry Mulligan - The Lady Is A Tramp / Turnstile

The Dave Brubeck Quartet

Paul Desmond (alto sax) Dave Brubeck (piano) Ron Crotty (bass) Lloyd Davis (drums)
"Storyville Club", Boston, MA, February, 1953
Tea For TwoFantasy EP 4012, LP 3-8, LP 3240
* Fantasy LP 3240, LP 8080   Dave Brubeck - Jazz At Storyville
= Fantasy F-24727, FCD-24727-2   Dave Brubeck/Paul Desmond
* Fantasy LP 3-8   Dave Brubeck - Jazz At Storyville
* Fantasy EP 4012   Dave Brubeck/Paul Desmond - Brubeck And Desmond At Storyville

The Dave Brubeck Quartet

Paul Desmond (alto sax) Dave Brubeck (piano) Ron Crotty (bass) Lloyd Davis (drums): same personnel
"Surf Club", Hollywood, CA, February, 1953
Blue MoonFantasy EP 4014, LP 3210
Let's Fall In Love-
* Fantasy LP 3210   Dave Brubeck - Jazz At The Black Hawk
= Fantasy LP 3298, LP 8081   Dave Brubeck - Two Knights At The Blackhawk
= Fantasy F-24727, FCD-24727-2   Dave Brubeck/Paul Desmond
* Fantasy EP 4014   Dave Brubeck - The Brubeck Quartet At Storyville

The Dave Brubeck Quartet

Paul Desmond (alto sax) Dave Brubeck (piano) Ron Crotty (bass) Lloyd Davis (drums): same personnel
"Finney Chapel, Oberlin College", Oberlin, OH, March 2, 1953
26582The Way You Look TonightFantasy EP 4007, LP 3-11, LP 3245, FCD-60-013
26583How High The MoonFantasy EP 4062, LP 3245
26584These Foolish ThingsFantasy EP 4007, LP 3-11, LP 3245, FCD-60-013
26585PerdidoFantasy EP 4013, LP 3-11, LP 3245, FCD-60-013
26586Stardust-
* Fantasy LP 3245, LP 8069; Original Jazz Classics OJC-046, OJCCD-046-2   Dave Brubeck - Jazz At Oberlin
= America (F) 30 AM 6073   Dave Brubeck - Jazz At Storyville (mislabeled)
= Atlantic SD 2-317   The Art Of Dave Brubeck - The Fantasy Years
* Fantasy FCD-60-013   The Dave Brubeck Quartet Featuring Paul Desmond - In Concert
* Fantasy LP 3-11   Dave Brubeck - Jazz At Oberlin
* Fantasy EP 4007   The Dave Brubeck Quartet
* Fantasy EP 4062   The Dave Brubeck Quartet
* Fantasy EP 4013   Dave Brubeck - Jazz At Oberlin

Charlie Mariano Sextet

Dick Collins (trumpet) Sonny Truitt (trombone, baritone sax) Charlie Mariano (alto, tenor, baritone sax) Richard Wyands (piano) Vernon Alley (bass) Joe McDonald (drums)
San Francisco, CA, March, 1953
Come Rain Or Come ShineFantasy LP 3-10, LP 3224
My Friend Ethel-
After Coffee-
Trouble Is A Man-
Let's Get Away From It All-
The Thrill Is Gone-
The Nymph-
I've Told Every Little StarFantasy LP 3-10
* Fantasy LP 3224; Original Jazz Classics OJC-118   The Nat Pierce-Dick Collins Nonet - The Charlie Mariano Sextet
* Fantasy LP 3-10   Charlie Mariano

The Dave Brubeck Quartet

Paul Desmond (alto sax) Dave Brubeck (piano) Ron Crotty (bass) Lloyd Davis (drums)
"Wilshire-Ebell College", Los Angeles, CA, June 20, 1953
I'll Never Smile AgainFantasy EP 4065, LP 3249
Let's Fall In LoveFantasy LP 3249
StardustFantasy EP 4065, LP 3249
All The Things You AreFantasy EP 4066, LP 3249
Why Do I Love YouFantasy LP 3249
Too Marvelous For WordsFantasy EP 4066, LP 3249
* Fantasy LP 3249, LP 8095; America (F) 30 AM 6083   Dave Brubeck/Paul Desmond - Brubeck And Desmond At Wilshire-Ebell
* Fantasy EP 4065   The Dave Brubeck Quartet
* Fantasy EP 4066   The Dave Brubeck Quartet

Red Norvo Trio

Red Norvo (vibes) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass)
San Francisco, CA, September 14, 1953
Can't We Be FriendsFantasy LP 3-12, LP 3244; Prestige P-24108
Blues For Tiny-
Somebody Loves Me-
'Deed I Do-
Our Love Is Here To Stay-
Signal-
You Are Too Beautiful-
The Best Thing For You-
* Fantasy LP 3244   The Red Norvo Trios
* Prestige P-24108, PRCD-24108-2   The Red Norvo Trios
* Fantasy LP 3-12   Red Norvo Trio

The Dave Brubeck Quartet

Paul Desmond (alto sax) Dave Brubeck (piano) Ron Crotty (bass) Lloyd Davis (drums)
"The Blackhawk", San Francisco, CA, September, 1953
Jeepers CreepersFantasy EP 4053, LP 3210
* Fantasy LP 3210   Dave Brubeck - Jazz At The Black Hawk
= Fantasy LP 3298, LP 8081   Dave Brubeck - Two Knights At The Blackhawk
= Fantasy F-24727, FCD-24727-2   Dave Brubeck/Paul Desmond
* Fantasy EP 4053   The Dave Brubeck Quartet

The Dave Brubeck Quartet

Paul Desmond (alto sax) Dave Brubeck (piano) Ron Crotty (bass) Lloyd Davis (drums): same personnel
Bill Bates' home, Los Angeles, CA, October, 1953
1501My Heart Stood StillFantasy 530, EP 4055, LP 3210
Trolley Song (rehearsal)Fantasy 535, EP 4055, LP 3210
* Fantasy LP 3210   Dave Brubeck - Jazz At The Black Hawk
= Fantasy LP 3298, LP 8081   Dave Brubeck - Two Knights At The Blackhawk
= Fantasy F-24727, FCD-24727-2   Dave Brubeck/Paul Desmond
* Fantasy EP 4055   The Dave Brubeck Quartet
* Fantasy 530   Dave Brubeck - My Heart Stood Still / Trolley Song
* Fantasy 535   Dave Brubeck - Trolley Song / Trolley Song Rehearsal

The Dave Brubeck Quartet

Paul Desmond (alto sax) Dave Brubeck (piano) Ron Crotty (bass) Lloyd Davis (drums): same personnel
San Francisco, CA, late 1953
1502Trolley SongFantasy 530, 535, 558, EP 4055, LP 3210
* Fantasy LP 3210   Dave Brubeck - Jazz At The Black Hawk
= Fantasy LP 3298, LP 8081   Dave Brubeck - Two Knights At The Blackhawk
= Fantasy F-24727, FCD-24727-2   Dave Brubeck/Paul Desmond
* Fantasy EP 4055   The Dave Brubeck Quartet
* Fantasy 530   Dave Brubeck - My Heart Stood Still / Trolley Song
* Fantasy 535   Dave Brubeck - Trolley Song / Trolley Song Rehearsal
* Fantasy 558   Dave Brubeck - Crazy Chris / Trolley Song

The Dave Brubeck Quartet

Paul Desmond (alto sax) Dave Brubeck (piano) Ron Crotty (bass) Joe Dodge (drums)
"College Of The Pacific", Stockton, CA, December 14, 1953
26587All The Things You AreFantasy LP 3-13, LP 3223, FCD-60-013
26588LauraFantasy EP 4055, LP 3-13, LP 3223
26589Lullaby In RhythmFantasy EP 4054, LP 3-13, LP 3223, FCD-60-013
26590I'll Never Smile Again-
26591I Remember YouFantasy LP 3223, FCD-60-013
26592For All We KnowFantasy EP 4055, LP 3-13, LP 3223, FCD-60-013
same session
Crazy RhythmOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-1076-2
Let's Fall In Love-
Stardust-
How High The Moon-
The Way You Look Tonight-
Love Walked In-
Give A Little Whistle-
* Fantasy LP 3223, LP 8078; Original Jazz Classics OJC-047, OJCCD-047-2   Dave Brubeck - Jazz At College Of The Pacific
= Atlantic SD 2-317   The Art Of Dave Brubeck - The Fantasy Years
* Fantasy FCD-60-013   The Dave Brubeck Quartet Featuring Paul Desmond - In Concert
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1076-2   Dave Brubeck - Jazz At College Of The Pacific, Vol. 2
* Fantasy LP 3-13; Jazz Selection (F) JSLP 50022   Dave Brubeck - Jazz At College Of The Pacific
* Fantasy EP 4055   The Dave Brubeck Quartet
* Fantasy EP 4054   The Dave Brubeck Quartet

Odetta And Larry

Larry Mohr (banjo, vocals) Odetta (guitar, vocals)
"The Tin Angel", San Francisco, CA, 1953
John HenryFantasy LP 3252
Old Cotton Fields At Home-
The Frozen Logger-
Run, Come See Jerusalem-
Old Blue-
Water Boy-
Santy Ana-
I Was Born About 10,000 Years Ago / The Biggest Thing-
The Car-Car Song-
No More Cane On The Brazos-
Pay Day At Coal Creek-
I've Been 'Buked And I've Been Scorned-
Rock Island Line-
Another Man Don' GoneOriginal Blues Classics OBCCD-565-2
Children Go Where I Send Thee-
I Know Where I'm Going-
He's Got The Whole World In His Hands-
Timber-
Wade In The Water-
* Fantasy LP 3252; Original Blues Classics OBCCD-565-2   Odetta - The Tin Angel

1954 (5th anniversary)

Nat Pierce - Dick Collins Nontet

Dick Collins, John Howell (trumpet) Cy Touff (bass trumpet) Jerry Coker (tenor sax, clarinet, arranger) Dick Hafer (tenor, alto sax, clarinet) Jack Nimitz (baritone sax) Nat Pierce (piano, arranger) Red Kelly (bass) Gus Gustofson (drums) Guen Anderson (arranger)
San Francisco, CA, January 27, 1954
Drop The Other ShoeFantasy LP 3-14, LP 3224, FCD-24759-2
I'll Never Be The Same-
Honey Baby-
Easy Living-
Keepin' Out Of Mischief Now-
Some Of These Days-
Blue Lester-
The King-
Jumpin' The Rubackunissued
* Fantasy LP 3224; Original Jazz Classics OJC-118   The Nat Pierce-Dick Collins Nonet - The Charlie Mariano Sextet
* Fantasy FCD-24759-2   Various Artists - Nat Pierce/Dick Collins/Ralph Burns And The Herdsmen Play Paris
* Fantasy LP 3-14   Nat Pierce - Herdsman

Herbie Harper Quintet

Herbie Harper (trombone) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Harry Babasin (bass) Roy Harte (drums)
United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, February 27, 1954
Jeepers Deepers (as Jeepers Leapers)Nocturne NXP 1, NLP 1; Liberty LJH-6003; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1887-2
Dinah-
Five BrothersNocturne NXP 1, NLP 1; Liberty LJH-6003, LRP-3292; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1887-2
HerbstoneNocturne NXP 2, NLP 1; Liberty LJH-6003; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1887-2
Summertime-
Jive At FiveNocturne NXP 2, NLP 1; Liberty LJH-6003, LJH-6001; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1887-2
* Liberty LJH-6003   Herbie Harper Featuring Bud Shank And Bob Gordon
* Liberty LRP-3292   Various Artists - Jazz Montage
* Liberty LJH-6001   Various Artists - Jazz In Hollywood
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1887-2   Herbie Harper - Jazz In Hollywood
* Nocturne NLP 1   Herbie Harper Quintet Featuring Bob Gordon - Jazz In Hollywood Series
* Nocturne NXP 1   Herbie Harper Quintet Featuring Bob Gordon - Jazz In Hollywood Series
* Nocturne NXP 2   Herbie Harper Quintet Featuring Bob Gordon - Jazz In Hollywood Series

Cal Tjader Sextet

Jerome Richardson (flute) Cal Tjader (vibes) Richard Wyands (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Armando Peraza (congas)
NYC, March 6, 1954
GozaFantasy EP 4021, LP 3-17, LP 3216, F-24712
Panchero Mambero-
Ritmo CalienteFantasy EP 4022, LP 3-17, LP 3216, F-24712
Mambo Inn-
Bernie's Tune-
* Fantasy LP 3216   Cal Tjader - Ritmo Caliente!
* Fantasy F-24712, FCD-24712-2   Cal Tjader - Los Ritmos Calientes
* Fantasy LP 3-17   Cal Tjader Plays Afro-Cuban: Ritmo Caliente
* Fantasy EP 4021   Cal Tjader Plays Afro-Cuban: Ritmo Caliente
* Fantasy EP 4022   Cal Tjader Plays Afro-Cuban: Ritmo Caliente

Cal Tjader Quintet

Cal Tjader (vibes) Eddie Cano (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Armando Peraza (congas)
NYC, March 25, 1954
Alegres TimbalesFantasy LP 3-17, LP 3216, F-24712
Mambo ModernoFantasy EP 4021, LP 3-17, LP 3216, F-24712
Afro Corolombo-
Alegres CongasFantasy EP 4022, LP 3-17, LP 3216, F-24712
Mueve La CinturaFantasy LP 3-17, LP 3216, F-24712
* Fantasy LP 3216   Cal Tjader - Ritmo Caliente!
* Fantasy F-24712, FCD-24712-2   Cal Tjader - Los Ritmos Calientes
* Fantasy LP 3-17   Cal Tjader Plays Afro-Cuban: Ritmo Caliente
* Fantasy EP 4021   Cal Tjader Plays Afro-Cuban: Ritmo Caliente
* Fantasy EP 4022   Cal Tjader Plays Afro-Cuban: Ritmo Caliente

Bud Shank - Shorty Rogers Quintet

Shorty Rogers (flugelhorn) Bud Shank (alto sax, alto flute) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Harry Babasin (bass) Roy Harte (drums)
United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March 25, 1954
Casa De LuzNocturne NXP 3, NLP 2; Pacific Jazz PJ-1205, HFS-1; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1890-2
Lotus BudNocturne NXP 3, NLP 2; Pacific Jazz PJ-1205, JWC-500, JWC-EP-1000; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1890-2
Left BankNocturne NXP 3, NLP 2; Pacific Jazz PJ-1205; Vogue (E) V 2385; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1890-2
Shank's PranksNocturne NXP 4, NLP 2; Pacific Jazz PJ-1205, PJ-100, SP-186, PJ-LA892-H; Vogue (E) V 2385; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1890-2
JasmineNocturne NXP 4, NLP 2; Pacific Jazz PJ-1205; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1890-2
Just A Few-
* Pacific Jazz PJ-1205; World Pacific PJ-1205   Bud Shank/Shorty Rogers
* Pacific Jazz HFS-1   Various Artists - Assorted Flavors Of Pacific Jazz: A Hi-Fi Sampler $1.98
* Pacific Jazz JWC-500; World Pacific JWC-500   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast
* Pacific Jazz PJ-100   Various Artists - 24 Great Jazz Groups: On Mike!
* Pacific Jazz SP-186   Various Artists - Jazz Sampler - Pacific Jazz
* Pacific Jazz PJ-LA892-H   Various Artists - Jazz: The 50's, Vol. I
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1890-2   Bud Shank/Lou Levy - Jazz In Hollywood
* Nocturne NLP 2   Bud Shank Quintet - Compositions Of Shorty Rogers: Jazz In Hollywood Series
* Pacific Jazz JWC-EP-1000   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast
* Nocturne NXP 3; Vogue (E) EPV 1135   Bud Shank Quintet - Compositions Of Shorty Rogers: Jazz In Hollywood Series
= Pacific Jazz EP4-35   Bud Shank/Shorty Rogers
* Nocturne NXP 4; Vogue (E) EPV 1136   Bud Shank Quintet - Compositions Of Shorty Rogers: Jazz In Hollywood Series
= Pacific Jazz EP4-36   Bud Shank/Shorty Rogers
* Vogue (E) V 2385   Bud Shank - Shank's Pranks / Left Bank

The Dave Brubeck Quartet

Paul Desmond (alto sax) Dave Brubeck (piano) Bob Bates (bass) Joe Dodge (drums)
"Storyville Club", Boston, MA, March 30, 1954
Crazy ChrisFantasy EP 40??, LP 3-20, LP 3240
* Fantasy LP 3240, LP 8080   Dave Brubeck - Jazz At Storyville
= Fantasy F-24727, FCD-24727-2   Dave Brubeck/Paul Desmond
* Fantasy LP 3-20   Dave Brubeck - Jazz Interwoven
* Fantasy EP 40??   Dave Brubeck - Jazz Interwoven

Red Norvo Trio

Red Norvo (vibes) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass)
Detroit, MI, March, 1954
Bernie's TuneFantasy LP 3-19; Prestige P-24108
J9 Hate K9-
Out Of Nowhere-
Crazy Rhythm-
Prelude To A Kiss-
Puby La KegFantasy LP 3-19
Everything I've Got Belongs To YouFantasy LP 3-19; Prestige P-24108
Just One Of Those Things-
* Fantasy LP 3-19; Original Jazz Classics OJC-641, OJCCD-641-2   Red Norvo Trio
* Prestige P-24108, PRCD-24108-2   The Red Norvo Trios

The Dave Brubeck Quartet

Paul Desmond (alto sax) Dave Brubeck (piano) Bob Bates (bass) Joe Dodge (drums)
"University Of California", Berkeley, CA, March, 1954
StardustFantasy EP 40??, LP 3-20, LP 3229
At A Perfume CounterFantasy EP 40??, LP 3-20, LP 3230
* Fantasy LP 3229, LP 8092   Dave Brubeck/Paul Desmond - Brubeck/Desmond
= America (F) 30 AM 6068   The Genius Of Dave Brubeck
= Fantasy F-24728, FCD-24728-2   Dave Brubeck Featuring Paul Desmond - Stardust
* Fantasy LP 3230, LP 8093   The Dave Brubeck Quartet
= Fantasy F-24728, FCD-24728-2   Dave Brubeck Featuring Paul Desmond - Stardust
* Fantasy LP 3-20   Dave Brubeck - Jazz Interwoven
* Fantasy EP 40??   Dave Brubeck - Jazz Interwoven

Dick Collins And The Herdsmen

Dick Collins (trumpet) Cy Touff (bass trumpet) Dick Hafer, Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Henri Renaud (piano) Red Kelly (bass) Jean-Louis Viale (drums)
Paris, France, April 23, 1954
So What Could Be NewVogue (F) LD 204; Fantasy LP 3201, FCD-24759-2
Just 40 BarsVogue (F) LD 205; Fantasy LP 3201, FCD-24759-2
Palm Cafe-
Pot Luck (aka Potters Luck)Vogue (F) LD 204; Fantasy LP 3201, FCD-24759-2
* Fantasy LP 3201; Original Jazz Classics OJC-116   Various Artists - The Herdsmen Play Paris
* Fantasy FCD-24759-2   Various Artists - Nat Pierce/Dick Collins/Ralph Burns And The Herdsmen Play Paris
* Vogue (F) LD 204   Various Artists - The Third Herdsmen Blow In Paris, Vol. 1
* Vogue (F) LD 205   Various Artists - The Third Herdsmen Blow In Paris, Vol. 2

Conley Graves Trio

Conley Graves (piano) Bunny Donin (bass) Ralph Donerly (drums)
United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, circa April, 1954
CariocaNocturne NLP 4
My Ship-
I Left My Hat In Haiti-
Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year-
One Morning In May-
Love Letters-
My Beautiful Lady-
Dardanella-
* Nocturne NLP 4   Conley Graves Trio - Jazz In Hollywood Series (not released)

Ralph Burns And The Herdsmen

Cy Touff (bass trumpet) Jerry Coker (tenor sax) Ralph Burns (piano) Jimmy Gourley (guitar) Jean-Marie Ingrand (bass) Chuck Flores (drums)
Paris, France, May 5, 1954
The GypsyVogue (F) LD 204; Fantasy LP 3201, FCD-24759-2
Wet Back On The Left BankVogue (F) LD 205; Fantasy LP 3201, FCD-24759-2
Embarkation-
Thanks For YouVogue (F) LD 204; Fantasy LP 3201, FCD-24759-2
* Fantasy LP 3201; Original Jazz Classics OJC-116   Various Artists - The Herdsmen Play Paris
* Fantasy FCD-24759-2   Various Artists - Nat Pierce/Dick Collins/Ralph Burns And The Herdsmen Play Paris
* Vogue (F) LD 204   Various Artists - The Third Herdsmen Blow In Paris, Vol. 1
* Vogue (F) LD 205   Various Artists - The Third Herdsmen Blow In Paris, Vol. 2

Bob Enevoldsen Quintet/Sextet

Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone, tenor sax) Marty Paich (piano, organ, accordion) Howard Roberts (guitar) Harry Babasin (bass) Don Heath (drums) Roy Harte (bongos)
United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July 14 & 18, 1954
Fast BuckNocturne NXP 9, NLP 6; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1888-2
My Old Flame-
Danca Do Brasil (as Danza Do Brazil)Nocturne NXP 9, NLP 6; Liberty LJH-6001; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1888-2
Lulu's Back In TownNocturne NXP 10, NLP 6; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1888-2
Bob White (aka Whatcha Gonna Swing Tonight)Nocturne NXP 10, NLP 6; Liberty LJH-6001; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1888-2
Where Did The Gentleman GoOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-1888-2
Snootie Little CutieNocturne NXP 10, NLP 6; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1888-2
* Liberty LJH-6001   Various Artists - Jazz In Hollywood
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1888-2   Harry Babasin/Bob Enevoldsen - Jazz In Hollywood
* Nocturne NLP 6   Bob Enevoldsen Quintet - Jazz In Hollywood Series
* Nocturne NXP 9   Bob Enevoldsen Quintet - Jazz In Hollywood Series
* Nocturne NXP 10   Bob Enevoldsen Quintet - Jazz In Hollywood Series

Earl "Fatha" Hines And His New Sounds

Gene Redd (trumpet) Dicky Wells (trombone) Leroy Harris (clarinet, alto, baritone sax) Jerome Richardson (tenor sax, flute, vocals) Earl Hines (piano, celeste, vocals) Paul Binnings (bass) Hank Milo (drums) The Hines Varieties: Gene Redd, Dicky Wells, Leroy Harris and Jerome Richardson (vocal group) Jay Hill, Willie Maiden (arranger)
Los Angeles, CA, July-August, 1954
Crazy RhythmNocturne NXP 7, NLP 5
Hollywood HopNocturne NXP 7, NLP 5; Tops L 1599; Craftsmen C 8041
A Jumpin' Something-
The WebNocturne 103, NXP 7, NLP 5; Tops L 1599; Craftsmen C 8041
Almost Like Being In LoveNocturne 105; Tops L 1599
I Don't Hear Sweet MusicNocturne 105
Gone With The WindTops L 1599; Tiara TMT 7524
* Tops L 1599; Gala GLP 316 ZZ   The Incomparable Earl "Fatha" Hines
* Craftsmen C 8041; Gold Award C 8041   Earl "Fatha" Hines - Swingin' And Singin'
* Tiara TMT 7524, TST 524   Spotlight On Earl "Fatha" Hines And Buck Clayton
* Nocturne NLP 5   Earl "Fatha" Hines And His New Sounds
* Nocturne NXP 7   Earl "Fatha" Hines And His New Sounds
* Nocturne 103   Earl "Fatha" Hines - The Web / I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
* Nocturne 105   Earl "Fatha" Hines - I Don't Hear Sweet Music / Almost Like Being In Love

Earl "Fatha" Hines Trio

Earl Hines (piano, vocals) Paul Binnings (bass) Hank Milo (drums)
NYC, August 21, 1954
If I Had YouNocturne NXP 8, NLP 5; Tops L 1599; Polydor (G) 623 274; Xanadu 203
I'm A Little Blackbird Looking For A BluebirdNocturne NXP 8, NLP 5; Tops L 1599; Tiara TMT 7524; Xanadu 203
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With MeNocturne 103, NXP 8, NLP 5; Tops L 1599; Craftsmen C 8041; Xanadu 203
HumoresqueNocturne NXP 8, NLP 5; Tops L 1599; Craftsmen C 8041; Tiara TMT 7524; Allegro (E) ALL 737; Polydor (G) 623 274; Xanadu 203
Pennies From HeavenTops L 1599; Craftsmen C 8041; Xanadu 203
Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans-
Nice Work If You Can Get ItTops L 1599; Craftsmen C 8041; Polydor (G) 623 274; Xanadu 203
* Tops L 1599; Gala GLP 316 ZZ   The Incomparable Earl "Fatha" Hines
* Polydor (G) 623 274   Earl Hines/Teddy Wilson/Art Tatum - The Magicians Of The Swing Piano
* Xanadu 203   Earl Hines - 57 Varieties
* Tiara TMT 7524, TST 524   Spotlight On Earl "Fatha" Hines And Buck Clayton
* Craftsmen C 8041; Gold Award C 8041   Earl "Fatha" Hines - Swingin' And Singin'
* Allegro (E) ALL 737   Various Artists - Jazz Great
* Nocturne NLP 5   Earl "Fatha" Hines And His New Sounds
* Nocturne NXP 8   Earl "Fatha" Hines And His New Sounds
* Nocturne 103   Earl "Fatha" Hines - The Web / I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me

Steve White Quartet

Steve White (tenor sax, vocals) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Harry Babasin (bass) Roy Harte (drums)
United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, September 10, 1954
Tea For TwoNocturne NLP 9
How Deep Is The Ocean-
Body And Soul-
Flying Home-
Steve White's Scandal-
The Funk Dispenser-
Red And White Blues-
* Nocturne NLP 9   Steve White Quartet - Jazz In Hollywood Series (not released)

Steve White Quintet/Quartet

Herbie Harper (trombone) Steve White (tenor sax, vocals) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Harry Babasin (bass) Roy Harte (drums)
United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, probably circa September 10, 1954
TopsyOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-1889-2
Crazy Rhythm-
'Tis Autumn-
Body And Soul-
Tea For Two-
My New Jet Plane-
same session
The Perfect MateOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-1891-2
The Funk Dispenser-
Freeway-
Ain't Misbehavin'-
How Deep Is The Ocean-
She Was All Wet-
Red And White Blew (take 1) (incomplete)-
Red And White Blew (take 2)-
Easy Does It (take 1)-
Easy Does It (take 2)-
Nocturnal Salesman-
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1889-2   Virgil Gonsalves/Steve White - Jazz In Hollywood
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1891-2   Steve White - Jazz In Hollywood

Herbie Harper Quintet

Herbie Harper (trombone) Bud Shank (alto, tenor, baritone sax) Marty Paich (piano, arranger) Harry Babasin (bass) Roy Harte (drums)
United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, September 16, 1954
The New York City GhostNocturne NXP 11, NLP 7; Liberty LJH-6003; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1887-2
SanguineNocturne NXP 11, NLP 7; Liberty LJH-6003, LJH-6001; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1887-2
Now PlayingNocturne NXP 12, NLP 7; Liberty LJH-6003; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1887-2
The Happy ClownLiberty LJH-6003; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1887-2
* Liberty LJH-6003   Herbie Harper Featuring Bud Shank And Bob Gordon
* Liberty LJH-6001   Various Artists - Jazz In Hollywood
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1887-2   Herbie Harper - Jazz In Hollywood
* Nocturne NLP 7   Herbie Harper Quartet And Quintet - Jazz In Hollywood Series
* Nocturne NXP 11   Herbie Harper Quartet And Quintet - Jazz In Hollywood Series
* Nocturne NXP 12   Herbie Harper Quartet And Quintet - Jazz In Hollywood Series

Cal Tjader And His Orchestra

Dick Collins, John Howell, Al Porcino, Charlie Walp (trumpet) Cal Tjader (vibes, timbales) Manuel Duran (piano) Carlos Duran (bass) Edgard Rosales, Bayardo Velarde (congas, bongos)
San Francisco, CA, September 21, 1954
1506Fascinating RhythmFantasy LP 3-18, LP 3221
1507I Concentrate On You-
1510It Ain't Necessarily SoFantasy LP 3-18, LP 3221; Prestige PRCD-24190-2
1511Mambo MacumbaFantasy LP 3-18, LP 3221
* Fantasy LP 3221; Original Jazz Classics OJC-274, OJCCD-274-2   Cal Tjader - Tjader Plays Mambo
* Prestige PRCD-24190-2   Various Artists - The Jazz Giants Play George Gershwin: 'S Wonderful
* Fantasy LP 3-18   Cal Tjader - Tjader Plays Mambo

Harry Babasin Quintet

Bob Enevoldsen (trombone, valve trombone, bass) Larry Bunker (vibes) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Harry Babasin (bass, cello) Roy Harte (drums)
United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, September 23, 1954
La RositaNocturne NXP 5, NLP 3; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1888-2
Skylark-
Tangerine-
Easy To RememberNocturne NXP 6, NLP 3; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1888-2
The Girl FriendNocturne NXP 6, NLP 3; Liberty LJH-6001; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1888-2
When You Wish Upon A StarNocturne NXP 6, NLP 3; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1888-2
Babo-Ling (as Bab-O-Ling)Nocturne NXP 6, NLP 3; Liberty LJH-6001; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1888-2
* Liberty LJH-6001   Various Artists - Jazz In Hollywood
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1888-2   Harry Babasin/Bob Enevoldsen - Jazz In Hollywood
* Nocturne NLP 3   Harry Babasin Quintet - Jazz In Hollywood Series
* Nocturne NXP 5   Harry Babasin Quintet - Jazz In Hollywood Series
* Nocturne NXP 6   Harry Babasin Quintet - Jazz In Hollywood Series

Virgil Gonsalves Sextet

Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone) Buddy Wise (tenor sax) Virgil Gonsalves (baritone sax) Lou Levy (piano) Harry Babasin (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, September 23, 1954
BounceNocturne NXP 13, NLP 8; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1889-2
Out Of Nowhere-
Too Marvelous For Words-
It Might As Well Be SpringNocturne NXP 14, NLP 8; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1889-2
YesterdaysNocturne NXP 14, NLP 8; Liberty LJH-6001, LRP-3292; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1889-2
Love Me Or Leave MeNocturne NXP 14, NLP 8; Liberty LJH-6001; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1889-2, OJCCD-3707-2
* Liberty LJH-6001   Various Artists - Jazz In Hollywood
* Liberty LRP-3292   Various Artists - Jazz Montage
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1889-2   Virgil Gonsalves/Steve White - Jazz In Hollywood
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-3707-2   Various Artists - Original Jazz Classics Sampler: Specialty/HiFi Jazz/Nocturne
* Nocturne NLP 8   Virgil Gonsalves Sextet Featuring Buddy Wise/Lou Levy - Jazz In Hollywood Series
* Nocturne NXP 13   Virgil Gonsalves Sextet Featuring Buddy Wise/Lou Levy - Jazz In Hollywood Series
* Nocturne NXP 14   Virgil Gonsalves Sextet Featuring Buddy Wise/Lou Levy - Jazz In Hollywood Series

Lou Levy Trio

Lou Levy (piano) Harry Babasin (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, September 23, 1954
The Gentleman Is A DopeNocturne NLP 10; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1890-2
Serenade In Blue-
Woody'n You-
Tres Palabras (aka Without You)-
All The Things You Are-
Tiny's Other Blues-
Like Someone In Love-
Bloo DenimNocturne NLP 10; Liberty LJH-6001; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1890-2
I'll Remember AprilNocturne NLP 10
* Liberty LJH-6001   Various Artists - Jazz In Hollywood
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1890-2   Bud Shank/Lou Levy - Jazz In Hollywood
* Nocturne NLP 10   The Lou Levy Trio - Jazz In Hollywood Series

Herbie Harper Quartet

Herbie Harper (trombone) Al Hendrickson (guitar) Harry Babasin (bass) Roy Harte (drums) John Graas (arranger)
United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, September 27, 1954
Patty (as Patti)Nocturne NXP 11, NLP 7; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1887-2
Julie Is Her Name-
6/4 MamboNocturne NXP 12, NLP 7; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1887-2
Bananera-
Indian Summer-
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1887-2   Herbie Harper - Jazz In Hollywood
* Nocturne NLP 7   Herbie Harper Quartet And Quintet - Jazz In Hollywood Series
* Nocturne NXP 11   Herbie Harper Quartet And Quintet - Jazz In Hollywood Series
* Nocturne NXP 12   Herbie Harper Quartet And Quintet - Jazz In Hollywood Series

Cal Tjader's Modern Mambo Quintet

Cal Tjader (vibes, timbales, vocals) Manuel Duran (piano) Carlos Duran (bass) Edgard Rosales, Bayardo Velarde (Latin percussion)
San Francisco, CA, September, 1954
MambluesFantasy LP 3202
Sonny Boy-
Chloe-
Lucero-
same session
Midnight Sun-
Cherry-
I'll Remember April-
This Can't Be Love-
Tenderly-
Dearly Beloved-
Bye Bye BluesFantasy LP 3202, LP 3315
Autumn Leaves-
same session
YesterdaysFantasy LP 3221
For Heaven's Sake-
Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen-
Cal Tjader (vibes, timbales, vocals) Manuel Duran (piano) Carlos Duran (bass) Luis Miranda, Bayardo Velarde (Latin percussion)
Out Of Nowhere-
Guarachi Guaro-
The Lady Is A Tramp-
Have You Met Miss Jones-
East Of The Sun-
* Fantasy LP 3202, LP 3326, LP 8057; Original Jazz Classics OJC-271, OJCCD-271-2   Cal Tjader - Mambo With Tjader
* Fantasy LP 3315   Cal Tjader - Live And Direct
* Fantasy LP 3221; Original Jazz Classics OJC-274, OJCCD-274-2   Cal Tjader - Tjader Plays Mambo

Paul Desmond Quintet

Dick Collins (trumpet) Paul Desmond (alto sax) David Van Kriedt (tenor sax) Bob Bates (bass) Joe Dodge (drums)
San Francisco, CA, October, 1954
JeruvianFantasy LP 3-21, LP 3220; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-712-2
Baroque (Chorale Prelude)-
But Happy (Fugue IV)-
Misty Window-
Fugue VIFantasy LP 3-21
New Strings-
Warm Cradle-
* Fantasy LP 3220, LP 8082; Original Jazz Classics OJC-273   Gerry Mulligan/Paul Desmond
= America (F) 30 AM 6070   Gerry Mulligan/Paul Desmond - Mulligan Desmond
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-712-2   The Paul Desmond Quintet/Quartet Featuring Don Elliott
* Fantasy LP 3-21   The Paul Desmond Quintet - Desmond

Paul Desmond Quartet With The Bill Bates Singers

Paul Desmond (alto sax) Barney Kessel (guitar) Bob Bates (bass) Joe Dodge (drums) Sue Allen, Bill Brown, Loulie Jean Norman, Bernie Parke, Bill Thompson, Gloria Wood (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, October & November, 1954
SoonFantasy LP 3-21, LP 3220; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-712-2
Winky (Gigi)-
Will I Know-
A Garden In The Rain-
* Fantasy LP 3220, LP 8082; Original Jazz Classics OJC-273   Gerry Mulligan/Paul Desmond
= America (F) 30 AM 6070   Gerry Mulligan/Paul Desmond - Mulligan Desmond
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-712-2   The Paul Desmond Quintet/Quartet Featuring Don Elliott
* Fantasy LP 3-21   The Paul Desmond Quintet - Desmond

Cal Tjader Quartet

Bob Collins (trombone) Cal Tjader (vibes, drums) Eddie Duran (guitar) Al McKibbon (bass)
San Francisco, CA, December 4, 1954
I've Never Been In Love BeforeFantasy EP 4050, LP 3211
How About YouFantasy EP 4049, LP 3211
My One And Only Love-
I'll KnowFantasy EP 4050, LP 3211; Prestige PRCD-24193-2
* Fantasy LP 3211, LP 3278, LP 8097; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-988-2   Cal Tjader - Tjader Plays Tjazz
* Prestige PRCD-24193-2   Various Artists - The Jazz Giants Play Frank Loesser: Heart And Soul
* Fantasy EP 4050   Cal Tjader - Tjader Plays Tjazz
* Fantasy EP 4049   Cal Tjader - Tjader Plays Tjazz

Tommy Traynor With Arnold Ross Trio

Arnold Ross (piano) Howard Roberts (guitar) Harry Babasin (bass) Tommy Traynor (vocals)
Hollywood, CA, circa early 1950s
I Married An AngelNocturne NLP 11
Neath The Willow Tree-
Livin' With Love-
Am I Blue-
* Nocturne NLP 11   Peggy Connelly Sings - Jazz In Hollywood Series (not released)

Peggy Connelly With Marty Paich's Orchestra

Jimmy Rowles (piano) Harry Babasin (bass) Roy Harte (drums) Peggy Connelly (vocals) unidentified 1 harp and 4 celli, Marty Paich (arranger, conductor)
Hollywood, CA, circa mid 1950s
Trouble Is A ManNocturne NLP 11
I Have Said Goodbye To Spring-
You Make Me Feel So Young-
Where Did The Gentleman Go-
* Nocturne NLP 11   Peggy Connelly Sings - Jazz In Hollywood Series (not released)