Fantasy Records Discography: 1955-1956

1955

Cal Tjader Quintet

Brew Moore (tenor sax) Cal Tjader (vibes) Sonny Clark (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Bobby White (drums)
"Little Theater", Berkeley, CA, June 6, 1955
Moten SwingFantasy LP 3211
There Will Never Be Another You-
Jeepers CreepersFantasy EP 4050, LP 3211
A Minor Goof-
ImaginationFantasy EP 4049, LP 3211
Brew's Blues-
* Fantasy LP 3211, LP 3278, LP 8097; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-988-2   Cal Tjader - Tjader Plays Tjazz
* Fantasy EP 4050   Cal Tjader - Tjader Plays Tjazz
* Fantasy EP 4049   Cal Tjader - Tjader Plays Tjazz

Red Rodney Quintet

Ira Sullivan (trumpet, tenor, alto sax) Red Rodney (trumpet, vocals) Norman Simmons (piano) Victor Sproles (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
Chicago, IL, June 20, 1955
Taking A Chance On LoveFantasy LP 3208, FCD-24758-2
Dig This-
Red Is Blue-
Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie-
On Mike-
The Song Is You-
You And The Night And The Music-
Laura-
I Love The Rhythm In A Riff-
Daddy-O-
Trumpet Juiceunissued
* Fantasy LP 3208; Original Jazz Classics OJC-048   Red Rodney - Modern Music From Chicago
* Fantasy FCD-24758-2   The Red Rodney Quintets

Red Rodney Quintet

Ira Sullivan (trumpet, tenor, alto sax) Red Rodney (trumpet, vocals) Norman Simmons (piano) Victor Sproles (bass) Roy Haynes (drums): same personnel
Chicago, IL, June, 1955
Hail To DaleFantasy LP 3208, FCD-24758-2
Jeffie-
* Fantasy LP 3208; Original Jazz Classics OJC-048   Red Rodney - Modern Music From Chicago
* Fantasy FCD-24758-2   The Red Rodney Quintets

Lucy Reed

Bill Evans (piano) Howard Collins (guitar) Bob Carter (bass) Sol Gubin (drums) Lucy Reed (vocals)
NYC, August 13-15, 1955
InchwormFantasy LP 3212
My Love Is A Wanderer-
Because We're Kids-
There's A Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon For New York-
Little Girl Blue-
Fools Fall In Love-
Out Of This World-
You May Not Love Me-
My Time Of Day-
No Moon At AllOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-1777-2
Tabby The Cat-
Baltimore Oriole-
That's How I Love The Blues-
* Fantasy LP 3212; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1777-2   Lucy Reed - The Singing Reed

The Brew Moore Quartet

Brew Moore (tenor sax) John Marabuto (piano) Max Hartstein (bass) Gus Gustofson (drums)
"University Of California", San Francisco, CA, August, 1955
Fools Rush InFantasy LP 3222
* Fantasy LP 3222; Original Jazz Classics OJC-100, OJCCD-100-2   The Brew Moore Quintet

Red Norvo Trio

Red Norvo (vibes) Tal Farlow (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass)
Hollywood, CA, October 6, 1955
What Is This Thing Called LoveFantasy LP 3218
Lullaby Of The LeavesFantasy LP 3-12; Prestige P-24108
Sweet Georgia Brown-
Lullaby Of BirdlandFantasy LP 3218
My Funny Valentine-
That Old Devil Moon-
Tea For TwoFantasy LP 3-12; Prestige P-24108
* Fantasy LP 3218   Red Norvo With Strings
= Prestige PR 24042   Tal Farlow - Guitar Player
* Prestige P-24108, PRCD-24108-2   The Red Norvo Trios
* Fantasy LP 3-12   Red Norvo Trio

Red Norvo Trio

Red Norvo (vibes) Tal Farlow (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass): same personnel
Hollywood, CA, October 7, 1955
Cabin In The SkyFantasy LP 3218
That Old Black Magic-
Farewell To AlmsFantasy LP 3-12, LP 3244; Prestige P-24108
I Brung You Finjans For Your ZarfFantasy LP 3218
How Am I To Know-
Who Cares-
Let's Fall In Love-
* Fantasy LP 3218   Red Norvo With Strings
= Prestige PR 24042   Tal Farlow - Guitar Player
* Fantasy LP 3244   The Red Norvo Trios
* Prestige P-24108, PRCD-24108-2   The Red Norvo Trios
* Fantasy LP 3-12   Red Norvo Trio

Cal Tjader Quintet

Jerome Richardson (flute) Cal Tjader (vibes) Manuel Duran (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Armando Peraza (congas)
NYC, November 11, 1955
Cubano ChantFantasy LP 3216, F-24712
Lamento De Hodi-
Buhuto-
* Fantasy LP 3216   Cal Tjader - Ritmo Caliente!
* Fantasy F-24712, FCD-24712-2   Cal Tjader - Los Ritmos Calientes

Earl Hines Quartet

Earl Hines (piano) Eddie Duran (guitar) Dean Reilly (bass) Earl Watkins (drums)
"Marines Memorial Theatre", San Francisco, CA, late 1955 & January, 1956
Jitterbug WaltzFantasy LP 3217; Prestige PR 24043
Darktown Strutter's Ball-
Black And Blue-
Blue Turning Grey Over You-
Honeysuckle Rose-
Squeeze Me-
Ain't Misbehavin'-
Keepin' Out Of Mischief Now-
I Can't Give You Anything But Love-
I'm Gonna Sit Right Down-
Lulu's Back In Town-
Two Sleepy People-
* Fantasy LP 3217; America (F) 30 AM 6067   Earl Hines - Earl "Fatha" Hines Plays "Fats" Waller
* Prestige PR 24043   Earl Hines - Another Monday Date

Modern Music From San Francisco

Jerry Dodgion (alto sax -4,5) Sonny Clark (piano -4,5) Vince Guaraldi (piano, celeste -1/3) Eddie Duran (guitar -1/3) Ron Crotty (bass -1/3) Gene Wright (bass -4,5) Lawrence Marable (drums -4,5)
San Francisco, CA, 1955
1.GinzaFantasy LP 3213
2.The Night We Called It A Day-
3.The Masquerade Is Over-
4.Miss Jackie's DishFantasy LP 3213, FCD-24760-2
5.The Groove-
* Fantasy LP 3213; Original Jazz Classics OJC-272   Vince Guaraldi/Ron Crotty/Jerry Dodgion - Modern Music From San Francisco
* Fantasy FCD-24760-2   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene: San Francisco

1956

The Brew Moore Quartet

Brew Moore (tenor sax) John Marabuto (piano) Max Hartstein (bass) Gus Gustofson (drums)
Marines Memorial Hall, San Francisco, CA, January 15, 1956
Them There EyesFantasy LP 3222
Tea For Two-
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me-
Five Planets In Leo-
* Fantasy LP 3222; Original Jazz Classics OJC-100, OJCCD-100-2   The Brew Moore Quintet

Elliot Lawrence And His Orchestra

Al DeRisi, Stan Fishelson, Bernie Glow, Nick Travis (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Urbie Green, Paul Selden (trombone) Tony Miranda (French horn) Sam Marowitz, Hal McKusick (alto sax) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, Eddie Wasserman (tenor sax) Charlie O'Kane (baritone sax) Elliot Lawrence (piano) Buddy Jones (bass) Sol Gubin (drums) Tiny Kahn (arranger)
NYC, January 30, 1956
T.N.T.Fantasy LP 3219
The Blue Room-
My Heart Stood Still-
Jeepers Creepers-
* Fantasy LP 3219   Elliot Lawrence Plays Tiny Kahn And Johnny Mandel Arrangements

Elliot Lawrence And His Orchestra

Al DeRisi, Stan Fishelson, Bernie Glow, Ernie Royal, Nick Travis (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Urbie Green, Paul Selden (trombone) Tony Miranda (French horn) Sam Marowitz, Hal McKusick (alto sax) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, Eddie Wasserman (tenor sax) Charlie O'Kane (baritone sax) Elliot Lawrence (piano) Buddy Jones (bass) Sol Gubin (drums) Tiny Kahn, Johnny Mandel (arranger): add Ernie Royal (trumpet) Johnny Mandel (arranger)
NYC, January 31, 1956
Is That A FactFantasy LP 3219
Who Fard That Shot-
You Took Advantage Of Me-
Tape Worm-
* Fantasy LP 3219   Elliot Lawrence Plays Tiny Kahn And Johnny Mandel Arrangements

Paul Desmond Quartet Featuring Don Elliott

Don Elliott (trumpet, mellophone) Paul Desmond (alto sax) Norman Bates (bass) Joe Dodge (drums)
San Francisco, CA, February 14, 1956
JazzabelleFantasy LP 3235; Playboy PB 1958; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-712-2
A Watchman's CarrollFantasy LP 3235; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-712-2
Everything Happens To Me-
Let's Get Away From It All-
Look For The Silver Lining-
Sacre Blues-
You Go To My Head-
Line For Lyons-
* Fantasy LP 3235; Original Jazz Classics OJC-119   The Paul Desmond Quartet With Don Elliott
* Playboy PB 1958   The Playboy Jazz All Stars, Vol. 2
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-712-2   The Paul Desmond Quintet/Quartet Featuring Don Elliott

The Brew Moore Quintet

Dick Mills (trumpet) Brew Moore (tenor sax) John Marabuto (piano) Max Hartstein (bass) Gus Gustofson (drums)
Marines Memorial Hall, San Francisco, CA, February 22, 1956
Them Old BluesFantasy LP 3222
Rose-
Rotation-
I Want A Little Girl-
* Fantasy LP 3222; Original Jazz Classics OJC-100, OJCCD-100-2   The Brew Moore Quintet

Cal Tjader Quartet

Cal Tjader (vibes) Gerald Wiggins (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Bill Douglass (drums)
Hollywood, CA, May 24, 1956
Battle Hymn Of The RepublicFantasy LP 3227
It Never Entered My Mind-
A Light Groove-
The Night We Called It A Day-
Fancy Bea-
A Fifth For Frank-
For All We Know-
Miss Wiggins-
Our Love Is Here To Stay-
* Fantasy LP 3227, LP 3307, LP 8083; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-950-2   Cal Tjader Quartet

Cal Tjader Sextet

Brew Moore (tenor sax -2,4,8,11) Cal Tjader (vibes) Manuel Duran (piano) Carlos Duran (bass) Luis Miranda (congas) Bayardo Velarde (timbales)
Los Angeles, CA, November, 1956
1.InvitationFantasy LP 3250
2.Lover Come Back To Me-
3.September Song-
4.Will You Still Be Mine-
5.I Love ParisFantasy LP 3250; Prestige PRCD-24203-2
6.TropicvilleFantasy LP 3250
7.Moonlight In Vermont-
8.Bye Bye Blues-
9.Manuel's Mambo-
10.All The Things You Are-
11.Blues From Havana-
* Fantasy LP 3250, LP 8033, F-8425; Original Jazz Classics OJC-642, OJCCD-642-2   Cal Tjader - Latin Kick
* Prestige PRCD-24203-2   Various Artists - The Jazz Giants Play Cole Porter: Night And Day

Earl Hines Solo

Earl Hines (piano)
San Francisco, CA, December, 1956
Deep ForestFantasy LP 3238; Prestige PR 24043
Everything Depends On You-
Am I Too Late-
Blues For Tatum-
In San Francisco-
Ann-
You Can Depend On Me-
When I Dream Of You-
R.R. Blues-
Straight To Love-
Piano Man-
My Monday DateFantasy LP 3238; Prestige PR 24043, P-24052
* Fantasy LP 3238   Earl Hines - Earl "Fatha" Hines Solo
= America (F) 30 AM 6084   Earl "Fatha" Hines Solo
* Prestige PR 24043   Earl Hines - Another Monday Date
* Prestige P-24052   Various Artists - Piano Giants

Cal Tjader Quintet

Cal Tjader (vibes) Manuel Duran (piano) Carlos Duran (bass) Luis Miranda, Bayardo Velarde (congas, bongos)
San Francisco, CA, 1956
I Want To Be HappyFantasy LP 3232, F-24730
The Nearness Of You-
Pete Kelly's BluesFantasy LP 3232, F-24730; Prestige PRCD-24226-2
A Minor GoofFantasy LP 3232, F-24730
Undecided-
Philadelphia Mambo-
Flamingo-
Stompin' At The Savoy-
Laura-
Lullaby Of Birdland-
* Fantasy LP 3232, LP 8035   Cal Tjader Quintet
* Fantasy F-24730, FCD-24730-2   Cal Tjader - Black Orchid
* Prestige PRCD-24226-2   Various Artists - The Jazz Giants Play Sammy Cahn: It's Magic