Hampton Hawes Discography

1947 (age 19)

Howard McGhee Quintet

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Roy Porter (drums)
"Hi-De-Ho Club", Los Angeles, CA, March 9, 1947
Dee Dee's Dance ISpotlite (E) SPJ 107
Dee Dee's Dance II-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 107; Zim ZM 1001   Various Artists - Lullaby In Rhythm

Howard McGhee Sextet

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Sonny Criss (alto saxophone -1,3) Teddy Edwards (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Roy Porter (drums)
"Hi-De-Ho Club", Los Angeles, CA, circa March, 1947
1.OrnithologyJazz Showcase LP 5005
2.Body And Soul-
3.The Man I Love-
* Jazz Showcase LP 5005   Sonny Criss/Howard McGhee/Dodo Marmarosa - California Boppin'

The Bopland Boys

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Trummy Young (trombone) Sonny Criss (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) possibly Leroy Gray (bass) Ken Kennedy (drums)
"Elks Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, July 6, 1947
BOP3The Hunt, Part 1 (Rock' N' Shoals)Bop 104; Savoy XP 8100, MG 12012, SJL 2222
BOP4The Hunt, Part 2 (Rock' N' Shoals)-
BOP5The Hunt, Part 3 (Rock' N' Shoals)Bop 105; Savoy XP 8100, MG 12012, SJL 2222
BOP6The Hunt, Part 4 (Rock' N' Shoals)-
BOP7The Hunt, Part 5 (Rock' N' Shoals)Bop 101; Savoy XP 8115, MG 9027, MG 12012, SJL 2222
BOP8The Hunt, Part 6 (Rock' N' Shoals)-
BOP9The Hunt, Part 7 (Rock' N' Shoals)Bop 102; Savoy XP 8115, MG 9027, MG 12012, SJL 2222
BOP10The Hunt, Part 8 (Rock' N' Shoals)-
same session
BOP15Bopera, Part 1 (Disorder At The Border)Bop 107; Savoy MG 12012, SJL 2222
BOP16Bopera, Part 2 (Disorder At The Border)-
BOP17Bopera, Part 3 (Disorder At The Border)Bop 108; Savoy MG 12012, SJL 2222
BOP18Bopera, Part 4 (Disorder At The Border)-
BOP19Bopera, Part 5 (Disorder At The Border)Bop 109; Savoy MG 12012, SJL 2222
BOP20Bopera, Part 6 (Disorder At The Border)-
BOP21Bopera, Part 7 (Disorder At The Border)Bop 110; Savoy MG 12012, SJL 2222
Red Callender (bass) Roy Porter (drums) replaces possibly Leroy Gray, Kennedy
BOP36Bopland, Part 1 (Byas-A-Drink)Savoy 962, MG 9020, SJL 2222
BOP37Bopland, Part 2 (Byas-A-Drink)-
BOP38Bopland, Part 3 (Byas-A-Drink)Savoy 963, MG 9020, SJL 2222
BOP39Bopland, Part 4 (Byas-A-Drink)-
BOP40Bopland, Part 5 (Byas-A-Drink)Savoy 964, MG 9020, SJL 2222
BOP41Bopland, Part 6 (Byas-A-Drink)-
BOP42Jeronimo, Part 1 (Cherrykoke) (Cherokee)Bop 111; Regent MG 6049; Savoy SJL 2222
BOP43Jeronimo, Part 2 (Cherrykoke) (Cherokee)-
BOP44Jeronimo, Part 3 (Cherrykoke) (Cherokee)Bop 112; Regent MG 6049; Savoy SJL 2222
BOP45Jeronimo, Part 4 (Cherrykoke) (Cherokee)-
BOP46Jeronimo, Part 5 (Cherrykoke) (Cherokee)Bop 113; Regent MG 6049; Savoy SJL 2222
BOP47Jeronimo, Part 6 (Cherrykoke) (Cherokee)-
BOP48Jeronimo, Part 7 (Cherrykoke) (Cherokee)Bop 114; Regent MG 6049; Savoy SJL 2222
BOP49Jeronimo, Part 8 (Cherrykoke) (Cherokee)-
omit Gray
BOP54Bop After Hours, Part 1 (After Hours Bop)Bop 115; Savoy SJL 2211
BOP55Bop After Hours, Part 2 (After Hours Bop)-
BOP56Bop After Hours, Part 3 (After Hours Bop)Bop 116; Savoy SJL 2211
BOP57Bop After Hours, Part 4 (After Hours Bop)-
BOP58Bop After Hours, Part 5 (After Hours Bop)Bop 117; Savoy SJL 2211
BOP59Bop After Hours, Part 6 (After Hours Bop)-
* Savoy MG 12012   Dexter Gordon/Wardell Gray - Jazz Concert - West Coast
* Savoy SJL 2222   Wardell Gray/Dexter Gordon - The Hunt
* Regent MG 6049; Savoy MG 12196   Various Artists - Jazz Concert West Coast
* Savoy SJL 2211   Dexter Gordon - Long Tall Dexter
* Savoy MG 9027   Various Artists - Hollywood Jazz Concert, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 9020   Various Artists - Hollywood Jazz Concert, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8100   Various Artists - Hollywood Jazz Session, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8115   Various Artists - Hollywood Jazz Session, Vol. 2
* Bop 104   Howard McGhee - The Hunt, Part 1 / Sonny Criss - The Hunt, Part 2
* Bop 105   Barney Kessel - The Hunt, Part 3 / Trummy Young - The Hunt, Part 4
* Bop 101   Dexter Gordon/Wardell Gray - The Hunt, Part 5 / The Hunt, Part 6
* Bop 102   Dexter Gordon/Wardell Gray - The Hunt, Part 7 / The Hunt, Part 8
* Bop 107   Trummy Young - Bopera, Part 1 / Wardell Gray - Bopera, Part 2
* Bop 108   Howard McGhee - Bopera, Part 3 / Sonny Criss - Bopera, Part 4
* Bop 109   Dexter Gordon - Bopera, Part 5 / Barney Kessel - Bopera, Part 6
* Bop 110   Hampton Hawes - Bopera, Part 7 / Wild Bill Moore - Unfinished Bopera
* Savoy 962   The Bopland Boys - Bopland, Part 1&2
* Savoy 963   The Bopland Boys - Bopland, Part 3&4
* Savoy 964   The Bopland Boys - Bopland, Part 5&6
* Bop 111   Trummy Young - Jeronimo, Part 1 / Barney Kessel - Jeronimo, Part 2
* Bop 112   Barney Kessel/Sonny Criss - Jeronimo, Part 3 / Sonny Criss - Jeronimo, Part 4
* Bop 113   Dexter Gordon - Jeronimo, Part 5 / Jeronimo, Part 6
* Bop 114   Dexter Gordon - Jeronimo, Part 7 / Dexter Gordon/Wardell Gray - Jeronimo, Part 8
* Bop 115   Trummy Young - Bop After Hours, Part 1 / Barney Kessel - Bop After Hours, Part 2
* Bop 116   Dexter Gordon - Bop After Hours, Part 3 / Howard McGhee - Bop After Hours, Part 4
* Bop 117   Hampton Hawes - Bop After Hours, Part 5 / Sonny Criss - Bop After Hours, Part 6

Happy Johnson And His International Jive Five

George L. "Happy" Johnson (trombone) Ray Preasley (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Roger J. Alderson (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 9, 1947
HCO2908Barbecued Hot DogColumbia 38267
HCO2909Jack, My Jawbone's Breakin'-
HCO2910Eight, Skeight And DonateColumbia 30150
HCO2911Chicken Noodle Soup-
* Columbia 38267   Happy Johnson - Barbecued Hot Dog / Jack, My Jawbone's Breakin'
* Columbia 30150   Happy Johnson - Eight, Skeight And Donate / Chicken Noodle Soup

1948 (age 20)

Teddy Edwards Quintet

Herbie Harper (trombone) Teddy Edwards (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Iggy Shevack (bass) Roy Porter (drums)
Hollywood, CA, October, 1948
Teddy's TuneRex 26025; Onyx ORI 212
Wonderful Work-
Fairy DanceRex 26026; Onyx ORI 212
It's The Talk Of The Town-
* Onyx ORI 212   Teddy Edwards/Vivian Garry/Dodo Marmarosa - Central Avenue Breakdown, Vol. 1
* Rex 26025   Teddy Edwards - Teddy's Tune / Wonderful Work
* Rex 26026   Teddy Edwards - Fairy Dance / It's The Talk Of The Town

1949

The Kenton All Stars

Art Farmer (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Bob Cooper, Teddy Edwards (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) John Simmons (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
"Shrine Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, middle April, 1949
PerdidoSpotlite (E) SPJ 145
The Great Lie-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 145   Various Artists - Jazz Off The Air, Vol. 2

James Von Streeter Septet

Nat Meeks (trumpet) Walter Henry (alto saxophone) James Von Streeter (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Charlie Norris (guitar) Shifty Henry (bass) Al Wichard (drums) Herman Pattus (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, July 27, 1949
SLA4422Slow BluesSavoy SJL 2252
SLA4423My Baby Let Meunissued
SLA4424-3I'll Never Smile AgainSavoy 712, SJL 2252
SLA4425-2The Square Dance HopSavoy 712
* Savoy SJL 2252   The Original Johnny Otis Show, Vol. 2
* Savoy 712   James Von Streeter - I'll Never Smile Again / The Square Dance Hop

Sonny Criss And His Orchestra

Sonny Criss (alto saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Iggy Shevack (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 22, 1949
272-6ColidadMercury 8910, MGC 122; Norgran MGN 1065
273-4TornadeMercury 8915, MGC 122; Norgran MGN 1065
274-1The First OneMercury 8910, MGC 122; Norgran MGN 1065
275-3Blues For The BoppersMercury 8915, MGC 122; Norgran MGN 1065
* Norgran MGN 1065; Verve MGV 8155   Sonny Criss/Tommy Turk/The Six - An Evening Of Jazz
* Mercury MGC 122; Clef MGC 122   Sonny Criss/Tommy Turk - Collates
* Mercury 8910, 8910x45; Clef 8910, 8910x45   Sonny Criss - Colidad / The First One
* Mercury 8915, 8915x45; Clef 8915, 8915x45   Sonny Criss - Tornade / Blues For The Boppers

1951

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes (piano) Harper Cosby (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
"The Haig", Hollywood, CA, September 22, 1951
BuzzyVantage VLP 1
What Is This Thing Called Love (These Foolish Things)-
Bud's Blues (Hamp's Claws)-
Another Hair Do-
All The Things You Are-
Blue Bird (Hamp's Paws)-
* Vantage VLP 1; Xanadu 104   Paul Chambers/Hampton Hawes - The East/West Controversy

Shorty Rogers And His Giants

Shorty Rogers (trumpet, arranger) John Graas (French horn) Gene Englund (tuba) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor saxophone, arranger) Hampton Hawes (piano) Don Bagley (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Hollywood, CA, October 8, 1951
9117PopoCapitol 15763, 6F-15763, EAP 2-294, H 294, T 691, T 2025; Mosaic MR6-125
9118DidiCapitol 15765, 6F-15765, EAP 2-294, H 294, T 691, T 2025; Mosaic MR6-125
9119Four Mothers-
9120Over The RainbowCapitol 15764, 6F-15764; Mosaic MR6-125
9121AproposCapitol 15764, 6F-15763; Mosaic MR6-125
9122Sam And The LadyCapitol 15763, 6F-15764; Mosaic MR6-125
* Capitol T 691   Gerry Mulligan/Shorty Rogers - Modern Sounds
* Mosaic MR6-125, MD4-125   The Complete Atlantic And EMI Jazz Recordings Of Shorty Rogers
* Capitol EAP 2-294   Gerry Mulligan/Shorty Rogers - Modern Sounds
* Capitol 6F-15763   Shorty Rogers - Modern Sounds
* Capitol 6F-15765   Shorty Rogers - Modern Sounds
* Capitol 6F-15764   Shorty Rogers - Modern Sounds
* Capitol 15763   Shorty Rogers - Popo / Sam And The Lady
* Capitol 15765   Shorty Rogers - Didi / Four Mothers
* Capitol 15764   Shorty Rogers - Over The Rainbow / Apropos
* Capitol H 294, T 2025   Shorty Rogers And His Giants (no details)

1952

Wardell Gray Sextet

Art Farmer (trumpet -1/4,6) Wardell Gray (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Harper Cosby (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums) Robert Collier (congas -1/4)
Los Angeles, CA, January 21, 1952
1. 312April SkiesPrestige 840, PRLP 147, PRLP 7009, P 24062; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 051-2
2. 313Bright Boy-
3. 314JackiePrestige 853, PRLP 147, PRLP 7009, P 24062; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 051-2
4. 315Farmer's MarketPrestige 770, PRLP 147, PRLP 7009, P 24062; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 051-2
5. 316Sweet And LovelyPrestige 853, PRLP 147, PRLP 7009, P 24062; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 051-2
6. 317Lover ManPrestige 770, PRLP 147, PRLP 7009, P 24062; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 051-2
* Prestige PRLP 7009; Original Jazz Classics OJC 051   Wardell Gray Memorial, Vol. 2
= Prestige PR 7343   Wardell Gray Memorial Album
* Prestige P 24062   Wardell Gray - Central Avenue
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 051-2   Wardell Gray Memorial, Vol. 2
* Prestige PRLP 147   Wardell Gray Los Angeles Stars
* Prestige 840, 840x45   Wardell Gray - April Skies / Bright Boy
* Prestige 853   Wardell Gray - Sweet And Lovely / Jackie
* Prestige 770   Wardell Gray - Farmer's Market / Lover Man

Preston Love Sextet

Preston Love (alto saxophone) Johnny Otis (vibraphone -1/3) Hampton Hawes (piano) Gene Phillips (guitar, vocals) Billy Hadnott (bass) Leard Bell (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 22, 1952
1. F236September SongFederal 12069; Saxophonograph (Swd) BP 501
2. F237Like A Ship At SeaFederal 12085; Saxophonograph (Swd) BP 501
3. F238Strictly Cash-
4. F239Wagon BluesFederal 12069; Saxophonograph (Swd) BP 501
* Saxophonograph (Swd) BP 501   Johnny Otis Presents Preston Love And His Orchestra - Strictly Cash
* Federal 12069   Preston Love - September Song / Wagon Blues
* Federal 12085   Preston Love - Strictly Cash / Like A Ship At Sea

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
"Surf Club", Hollywood, CA, February 12, 1952
I'll Remember AprilXanadu 161
Where Or When-
All God's Chillun Got Rhythm-
* Xanadu 161   The Hampton Hawes Memorial Album

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone, clarinet) Hampton Hawes (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Larry Bunker (drums, vibraphone)
"Surf Club", Hollywood, CA, early show, February 12, 1952
How High The MoonXanadu 108
Suzy The Poodle-
Easy Steppin'-
Tickle ToeXanadu 108, 5001
Patty CakeXanadu 108
Move-
All The Things You Are-
Don't Blame Me-
Surf Ride-
Rose Room-
Suzy The Poodle (alt. take 1)-
* Xanadu 108   Art Pepper - The Early Show
* Xanadu 5001   Various Artists - Four Decades Of Jazz: A Musical History Of Xanadu

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Larry Bunker (drums, vibraphone)
"Surf Club", Hollywood, CA, late show, February 12, 1952
A Night In TunisiaXanadu 117
Spiked Punch-
The Way You Look Tonight-
Minor Yours-
Suzy The Poodle (alt. take 2)-
Easy Steppin' (alt. take)-
Chili Pepper-
LAMJHP-
Everything Happens To Me-
Move (alt. take)-
* Xanadu 117   Art Pepper - The Late Show

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 4, 1952
D6001-7 | D6035Brown GoldDiscovery 157, EP 19, DL 3019; Savoy MG 12089, SJL 2215
D6002-4 | D6036These Foolish ThingsDiscovery 157, EP 19, DL 3019; Savoy 4518; Regent MG 6069; Savoy SJL 2215
D6003-5 | D6037Surf RideDiscovery 158, EP 19, DL 3019; Savoy MG 12089, MG 12125, SJL 2215
D6004-4 | D6038Holiday FlightDiscovery 158, EP 19, DL 3019; Savoy MG 12089, SJL 2215
* Savoy MG 12089   Art Pepper - Surf Ride
* Savoy SJL 2215   Various Artists - Black California
* Regent MG 6069; Savoy MG 12215   Art Pepper/Sonny Redd - Two Altos
* Savoy MG 12125   Various Artists - The Many Faces Of Blues
* Discovery DL 3019   Art Pepper
* Discovery EP 19   Art Pepper Quartet
* Savoy 4518   Art Pepper - These Foolish Things / Straight Life
* Discovery 157, 45-157   Art Pepper - Brown Gold / These Foolish Things
* Discovery 158, 45-158   Art Pepper - Surf Ride / Holiday Flight

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Milt Bernhart (trombone) Bob Cooper, Jimmy Giuffre (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, August 31, 1952
CherokeeNorma/Vantage (J) NLP 5004
Dickie's Dream-
Solitude-
Body And Soul-
* Norma/Vantage (J) NLP 5004   Hampton Hawes/Sonny Clark - The Pianoman: Bob Andrews Collection 4

Wardell Gray Sextet

Art Farmer (trumpet) Wardell Gray (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Howard Roberts (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
"The Haig", Hollywood, CA, September 9, 1952
The SquirrelXanadu 146
Taking A Chance On Love-
Jackie-
Donna LeeXanadu 146; Straight-Ahead Jazz SAJ 1003; Jam Session No. 101
Pennies From HeavenXanadu 146
Get Happy-
Bernie's Tune-
Fine And Dandy (Keen And Peachy)Xanadu 146; Straight-Ahead Jazz SAJ 1003; Jam Session No. 101
* Xanadu 146   Wardell Gray - Live In Hollywood
* Straight-Ahead Jazz SAJ 1003   Wardell Gray - Out Of Nowhere
* Jam Session No. 101   Wardell Gray - Jazz Superstars

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
"The Haig", Hollywood, CA, September 9, 1952
Jumpin' JacqueXanadu 161
Don't Get Around Much Anymore-
Hawes Paws-
It's You Or No One-
Buzzy-
* Xanadu 161   The Hampton Hawes Memorial Album

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, September 10, 1952
D6050Jumpin' JacqueDiscovery 164, EP 6; Savoy MG 12100, SJL 2215
D6051Don't Get Around Much AnymoreDiscovery 165, EP 6; Savoy SJL 2215
D6052It's You Or No One For MeDiscovery 165, EP 6; Savoy MG 12100, SJL 2215
D6053Thou SwellDiscovery 164, EP 6; Savoy MG 12100, SJL 2215
* Savoy MG 12100   Various Artists - I Just Love Jazz Piano - Down And Out
* Savoy SJL 2215   Various Artists - Black California
* Discovery EP 6   Hampton Hawes Trio
* Discovery 164   Hampton Hawes - Jumpin' Jacque / Thou Swell
* Discovery 165   Hampton Hawes - Don't Get Around Much Anymore / It's You Or No One For Me

Harry Babasin Trio

Hampton Hawes (piano) Harry Babasin (bass, cello) Larry Bunker (drums, vibraphone)
Los Angeles, CA, December 7, 1952
D6039 | D6041Night And DayDiscovery 163
D6040 | D6042'S Wonderful-
* Discovery 163, 45-163   Harry Babasin - Night And Day / 'S Wonderful

Warne Marsh With Hampton Hawes Trio

Warne Marsh (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
"The Haig", Hollywood, CA, December 23, 1952
Fine And DandyXanadu 151
You Go To My Head-
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me-
Buzzy-
All The Things You Are-
I'll Remember April-
I Got Rhythm-
* Xanadu 151   Warne Marsh - Live In Hollywood

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
"The Haig", Hollywood, CA, December 23, 1952
Just One Of Those ThingsXanadu 161
Again-
What A Difference A Day Made-
Blue Bird-
* Xanadu 161   The Hampton Hawes Memorial Album

Hampton Hawes Quartet

Larry Bunker (vibraphone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Clarence Jones (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December, 1952
Terrible "T"Prestige PRLP 212, PRLP 7067
Fanfare-
Just Squeeze Me-
I'll Remember April-
Hamp's PawsPrestige PRLP 212, PRLP 7067, P 24052
MovePrestige PRLP 212, PRLP 7067
Once In A While-
Buzzy-
* Prestige PRLP 7067; Original Jazz Classics OJC 1705, OJCCD 1705-2   Hampton Hawes/Freddie Redd - Piano: East/West
= Status ST 8307   Hampton Hawes/Freddie Redd - Move!
* Prestige P 24052   Various Artists - Piano Giants
* Prestige PRLP 212   Hampton Hawes Quartet

1953

Shorty Rogers And His Giants

Shorty Rogers (trumpet, arranger, conductor) Milt Bernhart (trombone) John Graas (French horn) Gene Englund (tuba) Art Pepper as Art Salt (alto saxophone) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 12, 1953
E3VB0007Powder PuffRCA Victor 20/47-5397, LPM 3137
E3VB0008The Pesky SerpentRCA Victor LPM 3137
E3VB0009BunnyRCA Victor EPA 731, LPM 3137
E3VB0010Pirouette-
* RCA Victor LPM 3137, LSP 3137   Shorty Rogers And His Giants
* RCA Victor 20/47-5397, EPA 731   Shorty Rogers And His Giants (no details)

Shorty Rogers And His Giants

Shorty Rogers (trumpet, arranger, conductor) Milt Bernhart (trombone) John Graas (French horn) Gene Englund (tuba) Art Pepper as Art Salt (alto saxophone) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, January 15, 1953
E3VB0011MorpoRCA Victor 20/47-5397, EPA 731, LPM 3137
E3VB0012Diablo's DanceRCA Victor EPA 731, LPM 3137
E3VB0013Mambo Del CrowRCA Victor LPM 3137
E3VB0014Indian Club-
* RCA Victor LPM 3137, LSP 3137   Shorty Rogers And His Giants
* RCA Victor 20/47-5397, EPA 731   Shorty Rogers And His Giants (no details)

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Shorty Rogers (trumpet, arranger, conductor) Milt Bernhart (trombone -2,3) Bob Cooper, Jimmy Giuffre (tenor saxophone -2,3) Hampton Hawes (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, February 21, 1953
1.All The Things You AreContemporary CEP 4004, C 3501
2.Morgan DavisContemporary CEP 4003, C 3501
3.La SoncailliContemporary CEP 4003, C 3501, CCD 14077-2
* Contemporary C 3501; Original Jazz Classics OJC 151, OJCCD 151-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Vol. 1 - Sunday Jazz A La Lighthouse
* Contemporary CCD 14077-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars - Mexican Passport
* Contemporary CEP 4004   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Vol. 3
* Contemporary CEP 4003   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Vol. 2

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Milt Bernhart (trombone) Bob Cooper, Jimmy Giuffre (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, March 15, 1953
30 Pier Ave.Lighthouse LAJI 001
Coop De Ville-
Big Boy-
* Lighthouse LAJI 001   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars - Modern Jazz A La Lighthouse

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Maynard Ferguson (trumpet) Hampton Hawes (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, June 21, 1953
What's NewLighthouse LAJI 001
* Lighthouse LAJI 001   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars - Modern Jazz A La Lighthouse

1954

Mocambo Session

Yamaya (alto saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Tatsuro Takimoto (bass) Jun Shimizu (drums)
"Mocambo Club", Yokohama, Japan, July 27 & 28, 1954
TenderlyRockwell (J) POCJ-1878/79
* Rockwell (J) POCJ-1878/79   Shotaro Moriyasu - The Historic Mocambo Session '54

1955

Lennie Niehaus Quintet

Stu Williamson (trumpet, valve trombone) Lennie Niehaus (alto saxophone) 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

Bud Shank - Bill Perkins Quintet

Bill Perkins (alto,tenor saxophone, flute) Bud Shank (alto,tenor,baritone saxophone, flute) Hampton Hawes (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 2, 1955
ParadisePacific Jazz EP4-34, PJ-1205, 7243 4 93159 2 1
Fluted ColumnsPacific Jazz PJ-1205, 7243 4 93159 2 1
I Hear Music-
Royal Garden BluesPacific Jazz PJ-1205, JWC-502, 7243 4 93159 2 1
A Sinner Kissed An AngelPacific Jazz EP4-34, PJ-1205, 7243 4 93159 2 1
It Had To Be YouPacific Jazz EP4-34, PJ-1205, JWC-500, JWC-EP-1000, PJ-LA892-H, 7243 4 93159 2 1
Fluted Columns (alt. take)Pacific Jazz EP4-34, HFS-1, PJ-LA892-H, 7243 4 93159 2 1
* Pacific Jazz PJ-1205; World Pacific PJ-1205   Bud Shank/Shorty Rogers
* Pacific Jazz JWC-502; World Pacific JWC-502   Various Artists - The Blues
* Pacific Jazz JWC-500; World Pacific JWC-500   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast
* Pacific Jazz PJ-LA892-H   Various Artists - Jazz: The 50's, Vol. I
* Pacific Jazz HFS-1   Various Artists - Assorted Flavors Of Pacific Jazz: A Hi-Fi Sampler $1.98
* Pacific Jazz 7243 4 93159 2 1   Bud Shank/Bill Perkins
* Pacific Jazz JWC-EP-1000   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast
* Pacific Jazz EP4-34   Bud Shank/Bill Perkins

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 2, 1955
I Hear Music (trio version)Pacific Jazz JWC-501, JWC-506, 7243 4 93159 2 1
* Pacific Jazz JWC-501; World Pacific JWC-501   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast, Vol. 2
* Pacific Jazz JWC-506; World Pacific JWC-506   Various Artists - Jazz Pianists Galore
* Pacific Jazz 7243 4 93159 2 1   Bud Shank/Bill Perkins

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

Barney Kessel Quintet

Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone, oboe) Hampton Hawes (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 12, 1955
Jeepers CreepersContemporary C 3512
You Stepped Out Of A Dream-
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

Red Mitchell Quintet/Trio

Conte Candoli (trumpet -1,3,5,6,8) Joe Maini (alto,tenor saxophone -1,3,5,6,8) Hampton Hawes (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 27, 1955
1.Jam For Your BreadBethlehem BCP 38
2.Where Or When-
3.Section Blues-
4.Duff-
5.Ornithology-
6.Will You Still Be Mine-
7.I'll Never Be The Same-
8.East Coast Outpost-
9.You Go To My Head-
* Bethlehem BCP 38   Red Mitchell - Jam For Your Bread

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!

1956

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

Lennie Niehaus Quintet

Stu Williamson (trumpet, valve trombone) Lennie Niehaus (alto saxophone) 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

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums): same personnel
"Embers Club", NYC, May 15, 1956
All The Things You AreXanadu 161
I Got Rhythm-
How High The Moon-
Billy Boyunissued
* Xanadu 161   The Hampton Hawes Memorial Album

The Hampton Hawes Trio / Al Viola / Julie London

Hampton Hawes (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) unknown (drums)
KABC-TV, Stars Of Jazz #12. 1956-#12, September 10, 1956
A Night In Tunisia
Body And Soul
Coolin' The Blues

Bill Perkins Quintet

Richie Kamuca (tenor saxophone) Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Hampton Hawes (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 29, 1956
Just FriendsPacific Jazz PJM-401, 0777 7 97195 2 5
All Of Me-
Limehouse Blues-
Solid De Sylva-
Sweet And Lovely-
* Pacific Jazz PJM-401; World Pacific WPM-401   Bill Perkins/Art Pepper/Richie Kamuca - Just Friends
* Pacific Jazz 0777 7 97195 2 5   Tenors Head-On Featuring Bill Perkins And Richie Kamuca

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

1957

The Prestige All Stars

Curtis Fuller (trombone) Dave Amram, Julius Watkins (French horn) Sahib Shihab (alto saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Jerry Segal (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 18, 1957
1276Ronnie's TunePrestige PRLP 16-6; Status ST 8305
1277Roc And Troll-
1278A-Drift-
1280Five Spot-
1281No Crooks-
* Status ST 8305; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1942-2   Curtis Fuller And Hampton Hawes With French Horns
* Prestige PRLP 16-6   Pepper Adams/Cecil Payne/Julius Watkins/Dave Amram - Modern Jazz Survey - Baritones And French Horns

Charles Mingus Trio

Hampton Hawes (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, July 9, 1957
JB888Dizzy MoodsJubilee JLP 1054
JB890Hamp's New Blues-
JB891Yesterdays-
JB892unknown titleunissued
JB893Back Home BluesJubilee JLP 1054
JB894Summertime-
JB895Laura-
* Jubilee JLP 1054   Charles Mingus - Mingus Three

Barney Kessel Quintet

Victor Feldman (vibraphone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 11, 1957
Let's Cook!Contemporary M 3603, FCD 60-021
Time RememberedContemporary M 3603
Just In TimeContemporary M 3603, CCD 6022-2
* Contemporary M 3603, S 7603; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1010-2   Barney Kessel - Let's Cook!
* Contemporary FCD 60-021   The Artistry Of Barney Kessel
* Contemporary CCD 6022-2   Barney Kessel - Plays For Lovers

The Sonny Criss Quartet / Terry Morel

Sonny Criss (alto saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Buddy Woodson (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums) Johnny Mercer (host)
KABC-TV, Stars Of Jazz #73. 1957-#47, November 25, 1957
Easy Livin'Calliope CAL 3024; Norma/Vantage (J) NLP 5005
Willow Weep For Me-
same session
Wailing For Joe-
BluesNorma/Vantage (J) NLP 5005
* Calliope CAL 3024   Sonny Criss, Calvin Jackson - Sessions, Live
* Norma/Vantage (J) NLP 5005   Art Pepper/Sonny Criss/Bud Shank - The Altoman: Bob Andrews Collection 5

1958 (age 30)

Hampton Hawes Quartet

Hampton Hawes (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 27, 1958
Yardbird SuiteContemporary C 3553; Prestige PRCD 11015-2
There Will Never Be Another YouContemporary C 3553
Bow Jest-
Sweet Sue-
Up BluesContemporary C 3553; Prestige PRCD 11015-2
Like Someone In LoveContemporary C 3553
Love Is Just Around The Corner-
Thou SwellOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD 165-2
The Awful Truth-
* Contemporary C 3553, S 7553; Stereo S 7026; Original Jazz Classics OJC 165, OJCCD 165-2   Hampton Hawes - Four!
* Prestige PRCD 11015-2   Hampton Hawes - Blues The Most

Hampton Hawes Quartet

Harold Land (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Scott LaFaro (bass) Frank Butler (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 17, 1958
HipContemporary M 3589; Prestige PRCD 11015-2
Wrap Your Troubles In DreamsContemporary M 3589
Crazeology-
Numbers Game-
For RealContemporary M 3589; Prestige PRCD 11015-2
I Love YouContemporary M 3589
* Contemporary M 3589, S 7589; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 713-2   Hampton Hawes - For Real!
* Prestige PRCD 11015-2   Hampton Hawes - Blues The Most

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes (piano) Scott LaFaro (bass) Frank Butler (drums)
Contemporary Records' Studio, Hollywood, CA, March, 1958
What's NewOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD 1035-2
I'll Remember April-
Blue 'N' Boogie-
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1035-2   Hampton Hawes - Bird Song

Jimmy Witherspoon With Teddy Edwards Septet

Gerald Wilson (trumpet) Jimmy Allen, Teddy Edwards (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Herman Mitchell (guitar) Jimmy Hamilton (bass) Jimmy Miller (drums) Jimmy Witherspoon (vocals)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, May 8, 1958
When I've Been Drinkin'World Pacific WP-1267
All That's GoodWorld Pacific X-807, WP-1267
It Ain't What You're Thinkin'World Pacific WP-1267
Wee Baby Blues-
Times Have ChangedPacific Jazz X-327; World Pacific WP-1267
There's Good Rockin' TonightWorld Pacific X-814, WP-1267, WP-1289
* World Pacific WP-1267   Jimmy Witherspoon - Singin' The Blues
= World Pacific WP-1402   Jimmy Witherspoon - There's Good Rockin' Tonight!
* World Pacific WP-1289   Various Artists - Swingin' Like Sixty, Vol. 1: The Singers/The Swingers
* World Pacific X-807   Jimmy Witherspoon - Then The Lights Go Out / All That's Good
* Pacific Jazz X-327   Jimmy Witherspoon - Times Have Changed / Ain't Nobody's Business
* World Pacific X-814   Jimmy Witherspoon - Ain't Nobody's Business / There's Good Rockin' Tonight

Teddy Edwards Septet

Gerald Wilson (trumpet) Jimmy Allen, Teddy Edwards (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Herman Mitchell (guitar) Jimmy Hamilton (bass) Jimmy Miller (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, May 8, 1958
Red ShirtPacific Jazz X-303; World Pacific JWC-512; Pacific Jazz PJ-13
* World Pacific JWC-512   Various Artists - The Blues, Vol. 3: Blowin' The Blues
* Pacific Jazz PJ-13   Various Artists - This Is The Blues, Vol. 1
* Pacific Jazz X-303   Jackie Davis/Harold Land - Blowin' The Blues / Teddy Edwards - Red Shirt

Sonny Rollins And Contemporary Leaders

Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Victor Feldman (vibraphone -3,10) Hampton Hawes (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Shelly Manne (drums -1/5,7/10)
Los Angeles, CA, October 20, 21 & 22, 1958
1.I've Told Ev'ry Little StarContemporary M 3564
2.Rock-A-Bye Your Baby With A Dixie Melody-
3.You-
4.I've Found A New Baby-
5.Alone Together-
6.In The Chapel In The Moonlight-
7.The Song Is You-
8.I've Found A New Baby (alt. take)Contemporary C 7651; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 340-2
9.The Song Is You (alt. take)-
10.You (alt. take)Contemporary C 7651
* Contemporary M 3564, S 7564; Original Jazz Classics OJC 340, OJCCD 340-2   Sonny Rollins And The Contemporary Leaders
* Contemporary C 7651   Sonny Rollins - Contemporary Alternate Takes

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Stan Levy (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 24 & 25, 1958
Down By The RiversideContemporary C 7653
Just A Closer Walk With Thee-
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot-
Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen-
When The Roll Is Called Up Yonder-
Go Down Moses-
Joshua Fit The Battle Of Jericho-
Blues (incomplete)-
* Contemporary C 7653; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1067-2   Hampton Hawes - The Sermon

1964

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes (piano) Monk Montgomery (bass) Steve Ellington (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 17, 1964
Vierd BluesContemporary M 3614
The Green Leaves Of Summer-
Ill Wind-
St. Thomas-
Secret Love-
Blue Skies-
The More I See You-
G.K. Blues-
* Contemporary M 3614, S 7614; Original Jazz Classics OJC 476, OJCCD 476-2   Hampton Hawes - The Green Leaves Of Summer

1965

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes (piano) Chuck Israels (bass) Donald Bailey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, May 12, 1965
Fly Me To The MoonContemporary M 3616
What Kind Of Fool Am I-
The Girl From Ipanema-
Rhonda-
Dear Heart-
People-
Chim Chim Cheree-
The Days Of Wine And Roses-
* Contemporary M 3616, S 7616; Original Jazz Classics OJC 178, OJCCD 178-2   Hampton Hawes - Here And Now

Sonny Criss Quartet

Sonny Criss (alto saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Clarence Johnson (bass) Frank Butler (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, June 15, 1965
Saturday MorningXanadu 200
When Sunny Gets Blue-
The Masquerade Is Over-
What's New-
Ursula-
* Xanadu 200   The Sonny Criss Memorial Album

1966

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Donald Bailey (drums)
"Mitchell's Studio Club", Los Angeles, CA, April 30, May 1, 1966
The SeanceContemporary M 3621
Oleo-
Easy Street-
Suddenly I Thought Of You-
For Heaven's Sake-
My Romance-
I'm All SmilesContemporary M 3631
Manha De Carnaval-
Spring Is Here-
The Shadow Of Your Smile-
Searchin'-
* Contemporary M 3621, S 7621; Original Jazz Classics OJC 455, OJCCD 455-2   Hampton Hawes - The Seance
* Contemporary M 3631, S 7631; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 796-2   Hampton Hawes - I'm All Smiles

1967

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes (piano) Eberhard Weber (bass) Klaus Weiss (drums -2,4,6,7)
Hans Georg Brunner-Schwer Studio, Villingen, West Germany, November 8, 1967
1.Hamp's Blues (Villingen Blues) (Rain Forest)Saba/MPS (G) 15149
2.Rhythm-
3.Black Forest Blues-
4.Autumn Leaves-
5.What Is This Thing Called Love-
6.Sonora-
7.I'm All Smiles (Waltz For Debbie)-
8.My Foolish Heart-
* Saba/MPS (G) 15149; MPS/BASF (G) CRM 652, 21 20652-1   Hampton Hawes - Hamp's Piano
= Prestige PR 7695   Hampton Hawes In Europe

Nathan Davis Quartet

Nathan Davis (soprano,tenor saxophone, flute) Hampton Hawes (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Paris, France, December, 1967
Blues For TranePolydor (G) 623 275
A5-
Ahali The Painter-
Mandingo Pad-
Love Is Freedom-
Rules Of Freedom-
* Polydor (G) 623 275   Nathan Davis Quartet

1968 (age 40)

Hampton Hawes - Martial Solal Quartet

Hampton Hawes (piano) Martial Solal (piano -1/3,5/9) Pierre Michelot (bass -1/7,9) Kenny Clarke (drums -1/7,9)
Paris, France, early January, 1968
1.Key For TwoBYG (F) 529.125
2.Stella By Starlight-
3.Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most-
4.Bags' Groove-
5.Lover Come Back To Me-
6.Fly Me To The Moon-
7.The Theme-
8.Godchild-
9.Three For Two-
* BYG (F) 529.125; Affinity (E) AFF 31   Hampton Hawes/Martial Solal - Key For Two

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
live in Rome, Italy, January 25, 1968
Autumn LeavesJoker (J) UPS 2055 KR
Fly Me To The Moon-
Softly, As In A Morning Sunriseunissued
* Joker (J) UPS 2055 KR   Hampton Hawes - Piano Improvisation

Johnny Griffin - Dexter Gordon Quintet

Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone -1/3) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone -3,4) Hampton Hawes (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
live in Rome, Italy, January 25, 1968
1.Body And SoulJoker (J) UPS 2058 KR
2.All The Things You Are-
3.Blues Up And Down-
4.It's You Or No Oneunissued
* Joker (J) UPS 2058 KR   Johnny Griffin Meets Dexter Gordon - Jazz Undulation
= Lotus (It) LOP 14.082   Johnny Griffin Meets Dexter Gordon
= Ninety-One Jazz Vintage (J) CRCJ 10010   Johnny Griffin And Dexter Gordon - Jazz Undulation: Ninety-One Jazz Vintage Series

Pedro Iturralde Quartet Featuring Hampton Hawes

Pedro Iturralde (tenor,baritone,soprano saxophone, flute) Hampton Hawes (piano) Eric Peter (bass) Peer Wyboris (drums)
Madrid, Spain, February, 1968
On Green Dolphin StreetFresh Sound (Sp) FSR 546
Black Forest Blues-
Autumn Leaves-
Oleo-
Moonlight In Vermont-
My Funny Valentine-
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 546   Pedro Iturralde Quartet Featuring Hampton Hawes

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass -1/10) Art Taylor (drums -1/10)
Paris, France, March 10, 1968
1.Children's BluesBlack Lion (J) TKCB-30073
2.Blues For Bud-
3.Black Forest (take 2)-
4.Black Forest (take 3)Black Lion (E) BL 122
5.Dangerous-
6.My Romance-
7.Sonora-
8.Blues Enough-
9.Spanish Steps (take 1)Black Lion (J) TKCB-30073
10.Spanish Steps (take 2)Black Lion (E) BL 122
11.They Say That Falling In Love Is WonderfulBlack Lion (J) TKCB-30073
* Black Lion (E) BL 122   Hampton Hawes - Spanish Steps
* Black Lion (J) TKCB-30073   Hampton Hawes - Blues For Bud

Hampton Hawes Duo/Trio

Hampton Hawes, Martial Solal (piano)
RTF broadcast, "Faculte De Droit", Paris, France, March 23, 1968
GodchildJoker (J) UPS 2055 KR
Hampton Hawes (piano) Gilbert Rovere (bass) Daniel Humair (drums)
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise-
Autumn Leaves-
* Joker (J) UPS 2055 KR   Hampton Hawes - Piano Improvisation

Hampton Hawes Solo

Hampton Hawes (piano)
Tokyo, Japan, May 7, 1968
Hamp's BluesVictor (J) SMJ-7488
My Romance-
Who Can I Turn To-
Bags' Groove-
Young People's Tune-
* Victor (J) SMJ-7488   Hampton Hawes - The Challenge

Hampton Hawes Solo

Hampton Hawes (piano): same personnel
Tokyo, Japan, May 9, 1968
What's NewVictor (J) SMJ-7488
Summertime-
It Could Happen To You-
Just One Of Those Things-
Clementine-
Autumn Leaves-
* Victor (J) SMJ-7488   Hampton Hawes - The Challenge

Hampton Hawes Solo

Hampton Hawes (piano): same personnel
Tokyo, Japan, May 12, 1968
ShinjukuVictor (J) SMJ-7488
* Victor (J) SMJ-7488   Hampton Hawes - The Challenge

Hampton Hawes Sextet

Hidehiko Matsumoto, Akira Miyazawa (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Shungo Sawada (guitar) Isato Suzuki (bass) George Otsuka (drums)
Tokyo, Japan, May 15, 1968
Introduction By Max E.Columbia (J) YS-10035
Lush-
All The Things You Are-
Buzzy-
Uma-San's Blues-
There Will Never Be Another You-
* Columbia (J) YS-10035   Hampton Hawes - Jam Session

1969

Sonny Criss Quartet

Sonny Criss (alto saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Monty Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 20, 1969
I'll Catch The SunPrestige PR 7628
I Thought About You-
California Screamin'-
Cry Me A River-
Don't Rain On My Parade-
Blue Sunset-
* Prestige PR 7628; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 811-2   Sonny Criss - I'll Catch The Sun!

Hampton Hawes Trio With Strings

Hampton Hawes (piano) Bob West (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) unidentified strings, Billy Byers (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, August, 1969
Where Is LoveVault 9009
When I'm Not Near The Girl I Love-
My Man-
The Music That Makes Me Want To Dance-
Old Devil Moon-
How Are Things In Glocca Morra-
As Long As She Needs Me-
People-
* Vault 9009; Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 672   Hampton Hawes Plays Movie Musicals

1970

Hampton Hawes Sextet

Harry Edison (trumpet) Sonny Criss (alto saxophone) Teddy Edwards (tenor saxophone -5) Hampton Hawes (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Bobby Thomson (drums) Joe Turner (vocals -3,4)
"Memoriy Lane Club", Los Angeles, CA, January, 1970
1.Memoriy Lane BluesJass JAS 4005
2.Blues For J.L.-
3.Feeling Happy-
4.Shake, Rattle And Roll-
5.Teddy's Blues-
* Jass JAS 4005   Hampton Hawes - Memory Lane Live

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Donald Bailey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, 1970
High In The SkyVault 9010
Carmel-
Spanish Girl-
The Look Of Love-
Evening Trane-
Muffin Man-
* Vault 9010; Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 668   Hampton Hawes - High In The Sky

1971

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes (piano) Henry Franklin (bass) Michael Carvin (drums)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, June, 1971
This Guy's In Love With YouJass JAS 4002
High In The Sky-
* Jass JAS 4002   Hampton Hawes Trio At Montreux

Gerry Mulligan Quartet

Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano, percussion) Henry Franklin (bass) Michael Carvin (drums)
Pescara, Italy, July 17, 1971
Get Out Of TownOxford (It) OX/3024
* Oxford (It) OX/3024   Gerry Mulligan With Dave Brubeck Quartet Live In New Orleans 1968

Hampton Hawes Quartet

Peter King (alto saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano, percussion) Henry Franklin (bass) Michael Carvin (drums)
London, England, August, 1971
Jazz CompassMusic De Wolf (E) DWLP 3214
Jazz Rule-
Jazz Pause For Hawes-
Jazz Angels-
Jazz Sequence-
Jazz Media-
Jazz Curves-
Jazz Parallel-
* Music De Wolf (E) DWLP 3214   Hampton Hawes Quartet

Hampton Hawes Trio With Guests

Hampton Hawes (piano) Thomas Clausen (electric piano -6,7) Henry Franklin (bass) Michael Carvin (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, September 2, 1971
1.This Guy's In Love With YouFreedom (E) FLP 40128
2.Footprints (South Hampton)-
3.The Camel-
4.Little Miss Laurie-
5.Hamp's Broad Blue Acres-
6.Untitled Blues 1unissued
7.Untitled Blues 2-
Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone -5,6) Hampton Hawes (piano) Henry Franklin (bass) Michael Carvin (drums)
1.Now's The TimeFreedom (E) FLP 41043
2.'Round Midnight-
3.Cheryl-
4.Spanish Way-
5.Long Tall Dexter (Dexter Deck)-
6.Yesterdaysunissued
* Freedom (E) FLP 40128   Hampton Hawes - This Guy's In Love With You
= Freedom (E) FLP 41020; Arista Freedom AL 1020   Hampton Hawes - Live At The Montmartre
* Freedom (E) FLP 41043; Arista Freedom AL 1043   Hampton Hawes - A Little Copenhagen Night Music

1972

Hampton Hawes Sextet

Oscar Brashear (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano, electric piano, organ, synthesizer) Arthur Adams (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Ndugu (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, June, 1972
Little BirdPrestige P 10046
Drums For Peace-
Love Is Better-
Josie Black-
Don't Pass Me By-
Universe-
J.B's Mind-
* Prestige P 10046   Hampton Hawes - Universe

Michael Howell Quintet

Hampton Hawes (piano, electric piano) Michael Howell (electric guitar) Henry Franklin (bass) Leon Chacler (drums) Tom Nicholas (congas)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, September 6, November 27, 1972
Ruby, My DearMilestone MSP 9048
Invitation-
Half Blues-
Five Weeks-
A Day In Sun Francisco-
Steppin'-
* Milestone MSP 9048   Michael Howell - Looking Glass

Sonny Stitt Quartet

Sonny Stitt (alto,tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Reggie Johnson (bass) Lenny McBrowne (drums)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, September 13 & 14, 1972
Back DoorPrestige P 10074
Your Love Is So Doggone Good-
Orange Ash Tray-
I Don't Know Yet-
The More I See You-
Speculation-
* Prestige P 10074   Sonny Stitt - So Doggone Good

1973

Hampton Hawes Sextet

Oscar Brashear (trumpet, flugelhorn -1,2,4,5,7) Hadley Caliman (soprano,tenor saxophone -1,2,4,5,7) Hampton Hawes (piano, electric piano, synthesizer) George Walker (guitar -1/5,7) Henry Franklin (bass, electric bass) Ndugu (drums)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, January 16, 17 & 18, 1973
1.Blues For WallsPrestige P 10060
2.Sun Dance-
3.Hamp's Collard Green Blue-
4.Brother Brantley-
5.Rain Forest-
6.Carmel-
7.Me-Ho-
* Prestige P 10060   Hampton Hawes - Blues For Walls

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Joe Segal (announcer)
"The Jazz Showcase", Chicago, IL, June 10, 1973
M.C. By Joe SegalEnja (G) 6028
Blue Bird / Blue Vamp-
My Funny Valentine-
M.C. By Hampton Hawes-
Walking Around The Town-
The Shadow Of Your Smile-
Carson Blues-
Spanish Mood-
* Enja (G) 6028, ENJ 6028-2   Hampton Hawes - Live At The Jazz Showcase In Chicago, Vol. II

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Joe Segal (announcer): same personnel
"The Jazz Showcase", Chicago, IL, June, 1973
Introduction By Joe SegalEnja (G) 3099
Stella By Starlight-
Blue Bird-
Spanish Mood-
St. Thomas-
* Enja (G) 3099, ENJ 3099-2   Hampton Hawes - Live At The Jazz Showcase In Chicago, Vol. I

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, summer 1973
Modal MoodUp Front UPF 188
Ernie's Tune-
Smile-
Soul Sister-
Clear The Dex-
* Up Front UPF 188   Dexter Gordon Quartet

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes (piano, electric piano) Bob Cranshaw (electric bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 7, 1973
Playin' In The YardPrestige P 10077
Double Trouble-
Pink Peaches-
De Be-
Stella By Starlight-
* Prestige P 10077   Hampton Hawes - Playin' In The Yard

Dexter Gordon Quartet

Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano, electric piano) Bob Cranshaw (electric bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 7, 1973
Gingerbread BoyPrestige P 10079, PRCD 11003-2
Blues A La SuissePrestige P 10079
Some Other Spring-
Secret Love-
* Prestige P 10079   Dexter Gordon - Blues A La Suisse
* Prestige PRCD 11003-2   Dexter Gordon Plays The Blues - Blue Dex

Gene Ammons Septet

Nat Adderley (cornet -5) Cannonball Adderley (alto saxophone -5) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone -5) Hampton Hawes (piano, electric piano) Bob Cranshaw (electric bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 7, 1973
1.Yardbird SuitePrestige P 10078
2.Since I Fell For You-
3.New Sonny's Blues-
4.Sophisticated Lady-
5.Treux Bleu-
* Prestige P 10078; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1023-2   Gene Ammons And Friends At Montreux

1974

Hampton Hawes Nonet

Allen DeRienzo, Snooky Young (trumpet) George Bohanon (trombone) Bill Green, Jackie Kelso, Jay Migliori (saxophones, flute) Hampton Hawes (piano, electric piano) Carol Kaye (electric bass) Spider Webb (drums) probably David Axelrod (arranger, conductor)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, July 18 & 19, 1974
Playin' In The YardPrestige PRCD 24278-2
Double Trouble-
Pink Peaches-
De De-
Stella By Starlight-
Sierra MorenaPrestige P 10088; Fantasy FCD 9685-2
Go Down MosesPrestige P 10088
BachPrestige P 10088; Fantasy FCD 9685-2
WebPrestige P 10088
Tune Axle Grease-
C&H Sugar-
* Prestige P 10088   Hampton Hawes - Northern Windows
= Prestige PRCD 24278-2   Hampton Hawes - Northern Windows Plus
* Fantasy FCD 9685-2   David Axelrod - The Axelrod Chronicles

1975

Hampton Hawes - Mario Suraci Duo

Hampton Hawes (piano) Mario Suraci (bass, electric bass)
"Great American Music Hall", San Francisco, CA, June 10, 1975
Fly Me To The MoonConcord Jazz CJ 222
Sunny-
The Status Of Maceo: 1st Movement-
The Status Of Maceo: 2nd Movement-
The Status Of Maceo: 3rd Movement-
* Concord Jazz CJ 222, CCD 4222-2   Hampton Hawes - Live At The Great American Music Hall

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano, electric piano) Charlie Haden (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 9, 1975
OpheliaContemporary S 7633
Here's That Rainy Day-
What Laurie Likes-
Mr. Yohe-
Lost Life-
Samba Mom Mom-
Samba Mom Mom (alt. take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 408-2
* Contemporary S 7633; Original Jazz Classics OJC 408, OJCCD 408-2   Art Pepper - Living Legend

Blue Mitchell's Fusion Group

Oscar Brashear (trumpet) Blue Mitchell (trumpet, flugelhorn) George Bohanon (trombone) Gale Robinson (French horn) Harold Land (tenor saxophone) Ralph Jones (tenor saxophone, flute) Terry Harrington (baritone saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Clarence McDonald (clavinet, arranger -1) Michael Anthony, David T. Walker (guitar) Tony Newton (electric bass) James Gadson (drums) Gary Coleman (percussion) Wade Marcus (horn arranger, conductor) Mike Lipskin (arranger -1)
RCA Studio A, Hollywood, CA, 1975
1.NuttyRCA APL1-1109
2.Melody For Thelma-
* RCA APL1-1109   Blue Mitchell - Stratosonic Nuances

1976

Joan Baez

Tom Scott (flute) Hampton Hawes (piano) Joe Sample (electric piano) Larry Carlton, Dean Parks (guitar) Wilton Felder (bass) Jim Gordon (percussion) Joan Baez (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, January 23, 1976
Children And All That JazzA&M (E) AMLH 64527
* A&M (E) AMLH 64527   Joan Baez - Diamonds And Rust

Charlie Haden - Hampton Hawes Duo

Hampton Hawes (piano) Charlie Haden (bass)
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, January 25, 1976
IreneArtists House AH 4
Hello/Goodbye-
* Artists House AH 4, AH 9404   Charlie Haden/Hampton Hawes - As Long As There's Music

Hampton Hawes Quartet

Hampton Hawes (piano) Denny Diaz (guitar) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Al Williams (drums)
"Douglas Beach House", Half Moon Bay, CA, June 10, 1976
BD & DS BluesContemporary CCD 14072-2
Pablito-
Sunny-
Nice Meanderings-
St. Thomas-
Fly Me To The Moon-
* Contemporary CCD 14072-2   Hampton Hawes - Something Special

Art Farmer Quintet

Art Farmer (flugelhorn) Art Pepper (alto saxophone -1) Hampton Hawes (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Steve Ellington (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1976
1.Namely YouContemporary S 7636
2.I Can't Get Started-
* Contemporary S 7636; Original Jazz Classics OJC 478, OJCCD 478-2   Art Farmer - On The Road

Art Farmer Quintet

Art Farmer (flugelhorn) Art Pepper (alto saxophone -1) Hampton Hawes (piano) Ray Brown (bass -1) Steve Ellington (drums -1)
Los Angeles, CA, July 28, 1976
1.DownwindContemporary S 7636
2.My Funny Valentine-
* Contemporary S 7636; Original Jazz Classics OJC 478, OJCCD 478-2   Art Farmer - On The Road

Hampton Hawes Trio

Hampton Hawes (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 14, 1976
Killing Me Softly With His SongContemporary S 7637
Soul Sign EightContemporary S 7637; Prestige PRCD 11015-2
SunnyContemporary S 7637
Morning-
Blue In Green-
When I Grow Too Old To Dream-
* Contemporary S 7637; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 877-2   Hampton Hawes At The Piano
* Prestige PRCD 11015-2   Hampton Hawes - Blues The Most

Art Farmer Quintet

Art Farmer (flugelhorn) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 16, 1976
What Am I Here ForContemporary S 7636
Will You Still Be Mine-
* Contemporary S 7636; Original Jazz Classics OJC 478, OJCCD 478-2   Art Farmer - On The Road

Charlie Haden - Hampton Hawes Duo

Hampton Hawes (piano) Charlie Haden (bass)
The Village Recorder, Los Angeles, CA, August 21, 1976
Rain ForestArtists House AH 4
As Long As There's Music-
This Is Called Love-
TurnaroundA&M/Horizon SP-727
* Artists House AH 4, AH 9404   Charlie Haden/Hampton Hawes - As Long As There's Music
* A&M/Horizon SP-727   Charlie Haden - The Golden Number

Irving Ashby Quintet

Hampton Hawes (piano) Irving Ashby, John Collins (guitar) John Heard (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 23, 1976
ShiversRCA 1201
Funkville U.S.A.-
* RCA 1201   Irving Ashby - Guitar Player

Others

Hampton Hawes

Hampton Hawes (piano) and others
Paris, France, unknown date
unknown titlesMoon (It) MLP 005-1
* Moon (It) MLP 005-1, MCD 005-2   Hampton Hawes - Autumn Leaves In Paris