Lennie Tristano Catalog

1945 (age 26)

Lennie Tristano/Earl Swope - The Lost Session  (Jazz Guild JG 1008)

Lennie Tristano (piano)
Chicago, IL, 1945 or 1946?
Yesterdays (as Glad Am I)
What Is This Thing Called Love (as This Is Called Love)
Don't Blame Me (as Blame Me)
I've Found A New Baby (as I Found My Baby)
Marky Markowitz (trumpet) Earl Swope (trombone) Emmett Carls (tenor sax) Lennie Tristano (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) Don Lamond (drums)
NYC, 1945 or 1946?
Tea For Two
Tea For Two (alternate take)
Blue Lou
These Foolish Things
These Foolish Things (alternate take)
It's The Talk Of The Town
It's The Talk Of The Town (alternate take)
Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass)
NYC, October 14, 1946
JBB-268A Night In Tunisia
-I Can't Get Started With You
** also issued on Phontastic Nostalgia (Swd) NOST 7635.

1946

Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection  (Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71)

Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Clyde Lombardi (bass)
NYC, October 8, 1946
HL176-1Out On A Limb
HL176-2-
HL176-3-
HL177-1I Can't Get Started
HL177-2-
HL178-1I Surrender, Dear
HL178-2-
HL178-3-
HL179-1Interlude
HL179-2-
HL179-3-
HL179-4-
HL179-5-
HL179-6-
Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Bob Leininger (bass)
NYC, May 23, 1947
KH201Atonement
KH202-2Coolin' Off With Ulanov

Lennie Tristano - Untitled Blues  (Mercury (J) SNP 1050)

Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Clyde Lombardi (bass)
NYC, October 8, 1946
Untitled Blues

1947

Various Artists - The Advance Guard Of The '40s  (EmArcy MG 36016)

Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Bob Leininger (bass)
NYC, May 23, 1947
KH200Blue Boy
KH202-1Coolin' Off With Ulanov

Bill Harris - A Knight In The Village  (Jazz Showcase 5001)

Bill Harris (trombone) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Chubby Jackson (bass) Denzil Best (drums)
"Bohemia Club", NYC, August 22, 1947
What Is This Thing Called Love
Just You, Just Me
A Knight In The Village
Body And Soul / Sweet Lorraine / Flip Meets Billy

Various Artists - Lullaby In Rhythm  (Spotlite (E) SPJ 107)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet -1,2,4) John LaPorta (clarinet -1,2,4) Charlie Parker (alto sax -1,2,4) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Max Roach (drums -1,2,4) Bruce Elliott, Barry Ulanov (announcer)
radio broadcast, "Bands For Bonds", WOR Studios, NYC, September 13, 1947
1.Ko-Ko I
2.Hot House
3.I Surrender, Dear
4.Fine And Dandy
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) John LaPorta (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Max Roach (drums) Carl Caruso (announcer)
radio broadcast, "Bands For Bonds", WOR Studios, NYC, September 20, 1947
Ko-Ko II
On The Sunny Side Of The Street
How Deep Is The Ocean
Tiger Rag
52nd Street Theme
** also issued on Zim ZM 1001.

Various Artists - Modern Jazz Piano  (RCA Camden CAL-384)

Lennie Tristano (piano)
NYC, September 23, 1947
D7VB1649I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance

Lennie Tristano 1946-1947  (Classics (F) 1184)

Lennie Tristano (piano): same session
NYC, September 23, 1947
D7VB1650Spontaneous Combustion
D7VB1651Just Judy
Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Arnold Fishkin (bass)
NYC, December 23, 1947
D-576 | #23Parallel
D-577 | #26Apellation
D-578 | #27Abstraction
D-579 | #30Palimpset (as Palimpsest)

Various Artists - The Jazz Keyboards  (Savoy MG 12043)

Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) John Levy (bass)
NYC, October 23, 1947
T1391Supersonic
T1392On A Planet
T1393Air Pocket
T1394Celestia

Various Artists - The Modern Jazz Piano Album  (Savoy SJL 2247)

Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) John Levy (bass): same session
NYC, October 23, 1947
T1391-masterSupersonic (alternate take)

Various Artists - Anthropology  (Spotlite (E) SPJ 108)

Fats Navarro (trumpet -1,2,4,7/9) John LaPorta (clarinet -1,5,7/9) Charlie Parker (alto sax -1,2,4,7/9) Allen Eager (tenor sax -1,7/9) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals -3) Bruce Elliott, Barry Ulanov (announcer)
radio broadcast, "Bands For Bonds", WOR Studios, NYC, November 8, 1947
1.52nd Street Theme
2.Donna Lee
3.Everything I Have Is Yours
4.Hot House (as Fats Flats)
5.Tea For Two
6.Don't Blame Me
7.Groovin' High
8.Ko-Ko
9.Anthropology
** also issued on Zim ZM 1002.

Various Artists - Jazz, Vol. 9: Piano  (Folkways FJ 2809)

Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Arnold Fishkin (bass)
NYC, December 23, 1947
D-575Freedom (as The Blues)

Lennie Tristano 1947-1951  (Classics (F) 1290)

Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Arnold Fishkin (bass): same session
NYC, December 23, 1947
D-580 | #31Dissonance (mistitled as New Sound)
John LaPorta (clarinet) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Arnold Fishkin (bass)
NYC, December 31, 1947
D-582 | #12Thru' These Portals
D-583 | #16Speculation (as Ear, Eyes)
D-584 | #11New Sound
D-585 | #15Resemblance

1949 (age 30)

The Metronome All-Star Bands  (RCA Camden CAL-426)

Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Fats Navarro (trumpet) J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Charlie Ventura (tenor sax) Ernie Caceres (baritone sax) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
RCA Studios, NYC, January 3, 1949
D9VB0021-1Overtime (shorter take)
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Charlie Ventura (tenor sax) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
D9VB0022-1Victory Ball (shorter take)
** also issued on RCA Camden (E) CDN-112.

Various Artists - The Be-Bop Era  (RCA Victor LPV-519)

Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Fats Navarro (trumpet) J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Charlie Ventura (tenor sax) Ernie Caceres (baritone sax) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Shelly Manne (drums): add Miles Davis, Fats Navarro (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Ernie Caceres (baritone sax)
RCA Studios, NYC, January 3, 1949
D9VC0021-2Overtime (longer take)
D9VC0022-3Victory Ball (longer take)

Various Artists - Great Jazz Reeds  (RCA Camden CAL-339)

Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Fats Navarro (trumpet) J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Charlie Ventura (tenor sax) Ernie Caceres (baritone sax) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Shelly Manne (drums): same session
RCA Studios, NYC, January 3, 1949
D9VB0022-2Victory Ball (alternate take)

Various Artists - 25 Years Of Prestige  (Prestige PR 24046)

Lee Konitz (alto sax) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Arnold Fishkin (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
NYC, January 11, 1949
JRC3AProgression

Lee Konitz With Tristano, Marsh And Bauer  (Prestige PRLP 7004)

Lee Konitz (alto sax) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Arnold Fishkin (bass) Shelly Manne (drums -1,3)
NYC, January 11, 1949
1. JRC3Tautology (as Progression)
2. JRC4ARetrospection
3. JRC8JSubconscious-Lee
4. JRC11BJudy
** also issued on Prestige PRLP 7250; Original Jazz Classics OJC-186, OJCCD-186-2 entitled "Subconscious-Lee".

Lennie Tristano/Buddy DeFranco/Bill Harris - Capitol Jazz Classics, Vol. 14: Crosscurrents  (Capitol M-11060)

Lee Konitz (alto sax) Warne Marsh (tenor sax) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Arnold Fishkin (bass) Harold Granowsky (drums)
NYC, March 4, 1949
3413-3Wow
3414-1Crosscurrent
Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Arnold Fishkin (bass) Harold Granowsky (drums)
NYC, March 14, 1949
3714-1Yesterdays
Lee Konitz (alto sax) Warne Marsh (tenor sax) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Arnold Fishkin (bass) Denzil Best (drums -1,2)
NYC, May 16, 1949
1. 3784Marionette
2. 3785Sax Of A Kind
3. 3786-2Intuition
4. 3787Digression

Various Artists - Carnegie Hall X-Mas '49: Charlie Parker And The Stars Of Modern Jazz!  (Jass Records J-CD-16)

Lee Konitz (alto sax) Warne Marsh (tenor sax) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Joe Shulman (bass) Jeff Morton (drums)
broadcast, "Voice Of America", "Carnegie Hall", NYC, December 24, 1949
You Go To My Head
Sax Of A Kind

Lennie Tristano Quintet Live At Birdland 1949  (Jazz Records JR 1)

Warne Marsh (tenor sax) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Arnold Fishkin (bass) Jeff Morton (drums)
"Birdland", NYC, 1949
Remember
Pennies
Foolish Things
Indiana
I'm No Good Without You
** also issued on Jazz Records JR 1 CD.
** part of The Jazz Factory JFCD 22833.

1950

The Swing Era Metronome All-Stars  (Harmony HL 7044)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Lee Konitz (alto sax) Stan Getz (tenor sax) Serge Chaloff (baritone sax) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January 10, 1950
CO42629-1Double Date
CO42630-1No Figs

Lennie Tristano - Wow  (Jazz Records JR 9 CD)

Lee Konitz (alto sax) Warne Marsh (tenor sax) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) possibly Joe Shulman (bass) possibly Jeff Morton (drums)
live in NYC, circa 1950
Wow
Remembrance
April Fool
Subconscious-Lee
Fugue In D Minor, BWV 899
Chord Interlude
Sound-Lee
Do The Things You Do
No Figs
** part of The Jazz Factory JFCD 22833.

1951

Charlie Parker - More Unissued, Vol. 1  (Royal Jazz (D) RJD 505)

Charlie Parker (alto sax) Lennie Tristano (piano) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, August, 1951
All Of Me
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me

Lennie Tristano - Descent Into The Maelstrom  (East Wind (J) EW-8040)

Lennie Tristano (piano) Peter Ind (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
New Jersey?, October 30, 1951
E1KB-4139-1Pastime
E1KB-4138-1Ju-Ju
Lennie Tristano (piano)
Lennie Tristano's home studio, NYC, 1953
Descent Into The Maelstrom
same personnel
Lennie Tristano's home studio, NYC, 1961
It's You Or No One (as Take 1: Rehearsal From Recording Date)
Lullaby Of The Leaves (as Take 2: Rehearsal From Recording Date)
These Foolish Things (as Take 3: Rehearsal From Recording Date)
same personnel
Paris, France, November 3, 1965
Darn That Dream (as Dream: Paris 1965)
Imagination (as Image: Paris 1965)
Lennie Tristano (piano) Sonny Dallas (bass) Nick Stabulas (drums)
Lennie Tristano's home studio, NYC, 1966
Stretch
Con Con
** also issued on East Wind (J) UCCJ-9072; Inner City IC 6002; Jazz Records JR 14 CD.

Lennie Tristano - Descent Into The Maelstrom  (Jazz Records JR 14 CD)

Lennie Tristano (piano)
Paris, France, November 3, 1965
Lullabye: Paris 1965
** reissue of East Wind (J) EW-8040 + 1 bonus track.

1952

Lennie Tristano Quintet Live In Toronto 1952  (Jazz Records JR 5)

Lee Konitz (alto sax) Warne Marsh (tenor sax) Lennie Tristano (piano) Peter Ind (bass) Al Levitt (drums)
"UJPO (United Jewish People's Order) Hall", Toronto, ON, Canada, July 17, 1952
Lennie's Pennies
317 East 32nd
You Go To My Head
April
Sound-Lee
Back Home
** also issued on Jazz Records JR 5 CD.

1954

Lennie Tristano  (Atlantic LP 1224)

Lennie Tristano (piano) Peter Ind (bass -1,4) Jeff Morton (drums -1,4)
Lennie Tristano's home studio, NYC, 1954-1955
1. 4356Line Up
2. 4357Requiem
3. 4358Turkish Mambo
4. 4359East Thirty-Second Street
Lee Konitz (alto sax) Lennie Tristano (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
"The Sing-Song Room, Confucius Restaurant", NYC, 1st set, June 11, 1955
If I Had You
same personnel
"The Sing-Song Room, Confucius Restaurant", NYC, 2nd set, June 11, 1955
4364These Foolish Things
4366You Go To My Head
4367All The Things You Are
same personnel
"The Sing-Song Room, Confucius Restaurant", NYC, 4th set, June 11, 1955
4368A Ghost Of A Chance
** part of Mosaic MQ10-174, MD6-174.

1955

The Complete Atlantic Recordings Of Lennie Tristano, Lee Konitz And Warne Marsh  (Mosaic MQ10-174)

Lee Konitz (alto sax) Lennie Tristano (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
"The Sing-Song Room, Confucius Restaurant", NYC, 1st set, June 11, 1955
April (alternate take)
Donna Lee (alternate take)
same personnel
"The Sing-Song Room, Confucius Restaurant", NYC, 5th set, June 11, 1955
Background Music (alternate take)
** also issued on Mosaic MD6-174.
** same contents as Atlantic LP 1224 + LP 1357 + SD 2-7006 + 3 bonus tracks.

The Lennie Tristano Quartet  (Atlantic SD 2-7006)

Lee Konitz (alto sax) Lennie Tristano (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Taylor (drums): same personnel
"The Sing-Song Room, Confucius Restaurant", NYC, 1st set, June 11, 1955
Sweet And Lovely
Background Music
same personnel
"The Sing-Song Room, Confucius Restaurant", NYC, 2nd set, June 11, 1955
4363317 E. 32nd
4365'S Wonderful
same personnel
"The Sing-Song Room, Confucius Restaurant", NYC, 3rd set, June 11, 1955
Lennie-Bird
My Melancholy Baby
April
same personnel
"The Sing-Song Room, Confucius Restaurant", NYC, 4th set, June 11, 1955
4360Pennies In Minor
4361Mean To Me
4362Confucius Blues
4369Whispering
same personnel
"The Sing-Song Room, Confucius Restaurant", NYC, 5th set, June 11, 1955
There Will Never Be Another You
Donna Lee
** part of Mosaic MQ10-174, MD6-174.

Lennie Tristano - Manhattan Studio  (Jazz Records JR 11 CD)

Lennie Tristano (piano) Peter Ind (bass) Tom Weyburn (drums)
Lennie Tristano's Manhattan Studio, 317 East 32nd Street, NY, 1955-1956
Manhattan Studio
My Melancholy Baby
Lover Man
I'll See You In My Dreams
There Will Never Be Another You
Momentum
Mean To Me
All The Things You Are
I'll Remember April

1958

Lennie Tristano - Continuity  (Jazz Records JR 6)

Warne Marsh (tenor sax) Lennie Tristano (piano) Henry Grimes (bass) Paul Motian (drums)
"The Half Note", NYC, October or August 9, 1958
Continuity
She's Funny That Way
My Baby
Everything Happens To Me
Lee Konitz (alto sax) Warne Marsh (tenor sax) Lennie Tristano (piano) Sonny Dallas (bass) Nick Stabulas (drums)
television broadcast, "Look Up & Live", "The Half Note", NYC, June, 1964
Subconscious-Lee
317 East 32nd
Background Music
** also issued on Jazz Records JR 6 CD.

1960 (age 41)

Lennie Tristano - The New Tristano  (Atlantic LP 1357)

Lennie Tristano (piano)
Lennie Tristano's home studio, NYC, 1960-1962
Becoming
C Minor Complex
You Don't Know What Love Is
Deliberation
Scene And Variations: Carol / Tania / Bud
Love Lines
G Minor Complex
** part of Mosaic MQ10-174, MD6-174.

1964

Lennie Tristano - Note To Note  (Jazz Records JR 10 CD)

Lennie Tristano (piano) Sonny Dallas (bass) Carol Tristano (drums)
Lennie Tristano's home studio, Palo Alto Street, Hollis, NY, 1964-1965
Just Prez
Palo Alto Scene
It's Personal
Note To Note
There Will Always Be You

1965

Earl Hines/Teddy Wilson/John Lewis/Lennie Tristano/Bill Evans/Jaki Byard - Piano Summit  (Philology (It) W 102)

Jaki Byard, Bill Evans, Earl Hines, John Lewis, Lennie Tristano, Teddy Wilson (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alan Dawson (drums)
"Berlino Philharmonie", Berlin, West Germany, October 30, 1965
Blues In D

Lennie Tristano Solo In Europe And Lee Konitz Quartet In Europe  (Unique Jazz UJ 21)

Lennie Tristano (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
"Berlino Philharmonie", Berlin, West Germany, October 30, 1965
Introduction
Cool Boogie
It's You Or No One
Lennie Tristano (piano)
Darn That Dream
Imagination
same personnel
"Tivoli Gardens Concert Hall", Copenhagen, Denmark, October 31, 1965
Darn That Dream
Imagination
same personnel
"Johanneshovs Isstadion", Stockholm, Sweden, November 2, 1965
Darn That Dream
Lullaby Of The Leaves
Everything Happens To Me
Foolin' Myself

Lennie Tristano - Concert In Copenhagen  (Jazz Records JR 12 CD)

Lennie Tristano (piano): same personnel
"Tivoli Gardens Concert Hall", Copenhagen, Denmark, October 31, 1965
Lullaby Of The Leaves
Expressions
You Don't Know What Love Is
Tivoli Gardens Swing
Ghost Of A Chance
It's You Or No One
Tangerine

Lennie Tristano  (Heart Note (Swd) HN 001)

Lennie Tristano (piano): same personnel
live in Milan, Italy, November 4, 1965
Darn That Dream
Almost Tea
Everything Happens To Me
It Could Happen To You
You Go To My Head
C Minor Complex (as Minor Mood)
Yesterdays

Betty Scott Sings With Lennie Tristano  (Jazz Records JR 13 CD)

Lennie Tristano (piano) Betty Scott (voice)
Lennie Tristano's home studio, Palo Alto Street, Hollis, NY, 1965, May 13 & 14, 1971 & January, 1974
If I Should Lose You
I'll Close My Eyes
It Could Happen To You
Stairway To The Stars
I Remember You
Embraceable You
I Should Care
You Don't Know What Love Is
All The Things You Are
Don't Worry About Me
Like Someone In Love