Max Roach Discography

1943 (age 19)

Coleman Hawkins Quintet

Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Ellis Larkins (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, December 18, 1943
19001Blues ChangesBrunswick BL 58030, BL 54016
19002These Foolish Thingsunissued
T1917Lover Come Back To MeBrunswick BL 58030, BL 54016
T1918Indianaunissued
* Brunswick BL 54016   Coleman Hawkins With Ben Webster - The Big Sounds
* Brunswick BL 58030   Coleman Hawkins - Tenor Sax

1944 (age 20)

Coleman Hawkins And His Orchestra

Vic Coulsen, Dizzy Gillespie, Eddie Vanderveer (trumpet) Leonard Lowry, Leo Parker (alto saxophone) Ray Abrams, Don Byas, Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Budd Johnson (baritone saxophone) Clyde Hart (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, February 16, 1944
R1000Woody'n YouApollo 751, LAP 101; Delmark DD-459
R1001Bu-Dee-DahtApollo 752, LAP 101; Delmark DD-459
R1002Yesterdays-
* Delmark DD-459   Coleman Hawkins - Rainbow Mist
* Apollo LAP 101   Coleman Hawkins And His All Stars
* Apollo 751   Coleman Hawkins - Woody'n You / Rainbow Mist
* Apollo 752   Coleman Hawkins - Bu-Dee-Daht / Yesterdays

Coleman Hawkins And His Orchestra

Vic Coulsen, Dizzy Gillespie, Eddie Vanderveer (trumpet) Leonard Lowry, Leo Parker (alto saxophone) Ray Abrams, Don Byas, Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Budd Johnson (tenor,baritone saxophone) Clyde Hart (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Max Roach (drums): Johnson plays (tenor,baritone saxophone)
NYC, February 22, 1944
R1003Disorder At The BorderApollo 753, LAP 101; Delmark DD-459
R1004Feeling Zero-
R1005Rainbow Mist (Body And Soul)Apollo 751, LAP 101; Delmark DD-459
* Delmark DD-459   Coleman Hawkins - Rainbow Mist
* Apollo LAP 101   Coleman Hawkins And His All Stars
* Apollo 753   Coleman Hawkins - Disorder At The Border / Feeling Zero
* Apollo 751   Coleman Hawkins - Woody'n You / Rainbow Mist

Benny Carter And His Orchestra

John Carroll, Edwin Davis, Milton Fletcher, Karl George (trumpet) Shorty Haughton, J.J. Johnson, Alton Moore (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Porter Kilbert (alto saxophone) Benny Carter (alto saxophone, trumpet, arranger) Willard Brown (alto,baritone saxophone) Bumps Myers, Gene Porter (tenor saxophone) Gerald Wiggins (piano) Jimmy Edwards (guitar) Charlie Drayton (bass) Max Roach (drums) Dick Gray (vocals -3)
Los Angeles, CA, May 21, 1944
1. 254-1I Can't Escape From YouCapitol M 11057; Mosaic MQ19-170
2. 254-3-Capitol 40048; Mosaic MQ19-170
3. 255-2I'm LostCapitol 165; Mosaic MQ19-170
4. 256-3I Can't Get StartedCapitol 48015; Mosaic MQ19-170
5. 256-N1-Capitol M 11057; Mosaic MQ19-170
6. 257-3I Surrender, DearCapitol 200, F 304, 15852, H 235, H 326, M 11057; Mosaic MQ19-170
* Capitol M 11057   Benny Carter/Cootie Williams - Capitol Jazz Classics, Vol. 11: Big Band Bounce
* Mosaic MQ19-170, MD12-170   Various Artists - Classic Capitol Jazz Sessions
* Capitol H 235, (E) LC 6510   Various Artists - Classics In Jazz: Battle Of The Big Bands
* Capitol H 326, (E) LC 6579   Various Artists - Classics In Jazz: Trumpet Stylists
* Capitol 165   Benny Carter - I'm Lost / Just A Baby's Prayer At Twilight
* Capitol 200, 7-1231   Benny Carter - Malibu / I Surrender, Dear
* Capitol 15852   Dizzy Gillespie - Coast To Coast / ???
* Capitol 40048, 48015, F 304   Benny Carter And His Orchestra (no details)

1945

Timmie Rogers And His Orchestra

Felix Barboza, Alfonso Barrymore, William Johnson, Loyal Walker (trumpet) Shorty Haughton, J.J. Johnson, Alton Moore, George Washington (trombone) Jewell Grant, Porter Kilbert (alto saxophone) Benny Carter (alto saxophone, trumpet) Don Byas, Harold Clark (tenor saxophone) Willard Brown (baritone saxophone) Rufus Webster (piano) Herman Mitchell (guitar) Charlie Drayton (bass) Max Roach (drums) Timmie Rogers (vocals)
NYC, February 26, 1945
W1256Daddy-ORegis 7001; Classics (F) 923
W1258A Good Deal-
Capacityunissued
If You Can't Smile And Say Yes Don't Smile And Say No-
* Classics (F) 923   Benny Carter And His Orchestra 1943-1946
* Regis 7001   Timmie Rogers - Daddy-O / A Good Deal

Savannah Churchill And Her Orchestra

Felix Barboza, Alfonso Barrymore, William Johnson, Loyal Walker (trumpet) Shorty Haughton, J.J. Johnson, Alton Moore, George Washington (trombone) Jewell Grant, Porter Kilbert (alto saxophone) Benny Carter (alto saxophone, trumpet) Don Byas, Harold Clark (tenor saxophone) Willard Brown (baritone saxophone) Rufus Webster (piano) Herman Mitchell (guitar) Charlie Drayton (bass) Max Roach (drums) Savannah Churchill (vocals): Savannah Churchill (vocals) replaces Rogers
NYC, February 27, 1945
W1261All AloneManor 1004; Classics (F) 923
W1262Daddy Daddy-
* Classics (F) 923   Benny Carter And His Orchestra 1943-1946
* Manor 1004   Savannah Churchill - All Alone / Daddy Daddy

Capitol International Jazzmen

Bill Coleman (trumpet) Buster Bailey (clarinet) Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Nat King Cole (piano) Oscar Moore (guitar) John Kirby (bass) Max Roach (drums) Kay Starr (vocals -3,4)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, March 30, 1945
1. 599-3You Can Depend On MeCapitol 283, H 322, CDP 7 96693 2
2. 599-4You Can Depend On Me (alt. take)Capitol CDP 7 96693 2
3. 600-3AIf I Could Be With You One Hour TonightCapitol 10031, 1615, H 241, CDP 7 96693 2
4. 601-2Stormy WeatherCapitol 283, 57-811, H 341, CDP 7 96693 2
5. 602-4Riffmarole (alt. take)Capitol CDP 7 96693 2
6. 602-5ARiffmaroleCapitol 10031, H 241, T 795, CDP 7 96693 2
* Capitol T 795   Various Artists - The History Of Jazz Volume Three: Everybody Swings
* Capitol CDP 7 96693 2   Nat King Cole - Jazz Encounters
* Capitol H 322, (E) LC 6363   Various Artists - Classics In Jazz: Small Combos
* Capitol 283   Capitol International Jazzmen - You Can Depend On Me / Stormy Weather
* Capitol 10031   Capitol International Jazzmen - If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight / Riffmarole
* Capitol 1615   Kay Starr - You Were Only Foolin' / If I Could Be With You
* Capitol 57-811   Kay Starr/Dave Cavanaugh - You're The One I Care For / Stormy Weather
* Capitol H 241, H 341   Capitol International Jazzmen (no details)

Benny Carter And His Orchestra

Emmett Berry, Paul Cohen, Irving Lewis, Fred Trainer, Gerald Wilson (trumpet) Henry Coker, Alton Moore, Louis Taylor, George Washington (trombone) Jewell Grant, Porter Kilbert (alto saxophone) Benny Carter (alto saxophone, trumpet, arranger) Harold Clark, Bumps Myers (tenor saxophone) John Taylor (baritone saxophone) Rufus Webster (piano) Herman Mitchell (guitar) Charlie Drayton (bass) Max Roach (drums) Larry Stewart (vocals -1)
Los Angeles, CA, April 9, 1945
1. 610-5June Comes Around Every YearMosaic MQ19-170; Classics (F) 1043
2. 611-3MalibuCapitol 200; Mosaic MQ19-170; Classics (F) 923
* Mosaic MQ19-170, MD12-170   Various Artists - Classic Capitol Jazz Sessions
* Classics (F) 1043   Benny Carter And His Orchestra 1946-1948
* Classics (F) 923   Benny Carter And His Orchestra 1943-1946
* Capitol 200, 7-1231   Benny Carter - Malibu / I Surrender, Dear

Sarah Vaughan With Dizzy Gillespie Septet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Nat Jaffe (piano -1,3) Tadd Dameron (piano -2) Bill DeArango (guitar) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals)
NYC, May 25, 1945
1. W3325What More Can A Woman DoContinental 6008; Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D
2. W3326I'd Rather Have A Memory Than A Dream-
3. W3327Mean To MeContinental 6024; Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D   Charlie Parker - Every Bit Of It 1945
* Continental 6008   Sarah Vaughan - What More Can A Woman Do / I'd Rather Have A Memory Than A Dream
* Continental 6024   Sarah Vaughan - Signing Off / Mean To Me

Dizzy Gillespie - Charlie Parker

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Don Byas (tenor saxophone -1,2) Al Haig (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Town Hall", NYC, June 22, 1945
1.IntroUptown UPCD 27.51
2.Bebop-
3.A Night In Tunisia-
4.Groovin' High-
5.Salt Peanuts-
* Uptown UPCD 27.51   Dizzy Gillespie/Charlie Parker - Town Hall, New York City, June 22, 1945

Charlie Parker Rebeboppers / The Be Bop Boys

Miles Davis (trumpet -2/13) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Sadik Hakim (piano -11/13) Dizzy Gillespie (piano -1/10,16, trumpet, piano -14,15) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
WOR Studios, Broadway, NYC, November 26, 1945
1. S5849-1Warming Up A Riff (orig.-take 1)Savoy 945, 45-302, XP 8001, MG 9000, MG 12014, MG 12079, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
2. S5850-1Billie's Bounce (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12079, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
3. S5850-2Billie's Bounce (short-take 2)Savoy MG 12079, SJL 5500
4. S5850-3Billie's Bounce (new-take 3)-
5. S5850-4Billie's Bounce (new-take 4)-
6. S5850-5Billie's Bounce (orig.-take 5)Savoy 573, 45-304, XP 8000, MG 9001, MG 12009, MG 12079, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
7. S5851-1Now's The Time (short-take 1)Savoy MG 12079, SJL 5500
8. S5851-2Now's The Time (short-take 2)-
9. S5851-3Now's The Time (new-take 3)Savoy MG 12079, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
10. S5851-4Now's The Time (orig.-take 4)Savoy 573, 45-300, 4508, XP 8000, MG 9000, MG 12001, MG 12079, MG 12125, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
11. S5852-1Thriving On A Riff (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12079, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
12. S5852-2Thriving On A Riff (short-take 2)Savoy MG 12079, SJL 5500
13. S5852-3Thriving On A Riff (orig.-take 3)Savoy 903, 945, 45-306, XP 8006, MG 9001, MG 12009, MG 12079, MG 12126, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
14. S5853-1Ko-Ko (short-take 1)Savoy MG 12079, SJL 5500
15. S5853-2Ko-Ko (orig.-take 2) (Cocoa)Savoy 597, 45-311, 4508, XP 8001, XP 8097, MG 9000, MG 9034, MG 12014, MG 12079, MG 12126, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
16.Meandering (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12079, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
* Savoy MG 12014   The Genius Of Charlie Parker
* Savoy MG 12079   Charlie Parker Story
* Savoy SJL 2201   Charlie Parker - Bird: Master Takes
* Savoy SJL 5500   Charlie Parker - The Complete Savoy Studio Sessions
* Savoy SJL 1107   Charlie Parker - Encores
* Savoy MG 12009   Charlie Parker Memorial, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 12001   The Immortal Charlie Parker
* Savoy MG 12125   Various Artists - The Many Faces Of Blues
* Savoy MG 12126   Various Artists - The Jazz Hour
* Savoy MG 9000   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 1
* Savoy MG 9001   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 9034   Various Artists - Bird - Diz - Bud - Max
* Savoy XP 8001   Charlie Parker, Vol. 2
* Savoy XP 8000   Charlie Parker, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8006   Charlie Parker, Vol. 7
* Savoy XP 8097   Various Artists - Bird - Diz - Bud - Max, Vol. 1
* Savoy 45-302   Charlie Parker - Warming Up A Riff / Buzzy
* Savoy 45-304   Charlie Parker - Billie's Bounce / Klaunstance
* Savoy 45-300   Charlie Parker - Now's The Time / Red Cross
* Savoy 4508   Charlie Parker - Now's The Time / Ko-Ko
* Savoy 45-306   Charlie Parker - Thriving On A Riff / Sippin' At Bells
* Savoy 45-311   Charlie Parker - Ko-Ko / Marmaduke
* Savoy 945   Charlie Parker - Warming Up A Riff / Thriving On A Riff
* Savoy 573   Charlie Parker - Billie's Bounce / Now's The Time
= Savoy 918   Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie - Billie's Bounce / Now's The Time
* Savoy 903   The Be Bop Boys - Opus De Bop / Thriving On A Riff
* Savoy 597   Don Byas - How High The Moon / Charlie Parker - Ko-Ko
= Savoy 916   Charlie Parker - Ko-Ko / Don Byas - How High The Moon

1946

Dexter Gordon Quintet

Leonard Hawkins (trumpet -1/3,6/8) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January 29, 1946
1. S5878-1Long Tall Dexter (alt. take)Savoy SJL 2211; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
2. S5878-2Long Tall DexterSavoy 603, MG 9023, MG 12130, SJL 2211; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
3. S5879-1Dexter Rides AgainSavoy 623, XP 8080, MG 9016, MG 12130, SJL 2211; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
4. S5880-3I Can't Escape From You (alt. take)Savoy SJL 2211; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
5. S5880-7I Can't Escape From YouSavoy 595, MG 12130, SJL 2211; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
6. S5881Dexter Digs In (alt. take 2)Savoy SVY 17027; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
7. S5881-2Dexter Digs In (alt. take)Savoy SJL 2211; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
8. S5881-3Dexter Digs InSavoy 595, 603, MG 9025, MG 12130, SJL 2211; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
* Savoy SJL 2211   Dexter Gordon - Long Tall Dexter
* Savoy MG 12130   Dexter Gordon - Dexter Rides Again
* Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128   Dexter Gordon, Vol. 2 Young Dex 1944-1946
* Savoy SVY 17027   Dexter Gordon - Settin' The Pace
* Savoy MG 9023   Various Artists - Birth Of The Bop, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 9016   Dexter Gordon - New Sound In Modern Music, Vol. 3
* Savoy MG 9025   Various Artists - Birth Of The Bop, Vol. 4
* Savoy XP 8080   Dexter Gordon - New Sounds In Modern Music, Vol. 2
* Savoy 603, 923   Dexter Gordon - Long Tall Dexter / Dexter Digs In
* Savoy 623   Charlie Kennedy - I Can't Give You Anything But Love / Dexter Gordon - Dexter Rides Again
* Savoy 595   Dexter Gordon - I Can't Escape From You / Dexter Digs In

Allen Eager Quartet

Allen Eager (tenor saxophone) Ed Finckel (piano) Bob Carter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, March 22, 1946
S59000RampageSavoy 611, MG 9015, SJL 2210
S59001Vot's DotSavoy 621, MG 9015, SJL 2210
S59002Bo By HatchSavoy 611, MG 9015, SJL 2210
S59003Symphony Sid's Idea (Zadah)Savoy 909, MG 15044, SJL 2210
* Savoy SJL 2210   Various Artists - Brothers And Other Mothers
* Savoy MG 9015   Allen Eager - New Sound In Modern Music, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 15044   Tenor Sax Solos By Allen Eager
* Savoy 611, 924   Allen Eager - Rampage / Bo By Hatch
* Savoy 621   Allen Eager - Vot's Dot / Don Byas - September In The Rain
* Savoy 909   Stan Getz - And The Angels Swing / Allen Eager - Symphony Sid's Idea

Ted Nash Quartette

Ted Nash (tenor,alto saxophone) Geoffrey Clarkson (piano) Bob Leininger (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, June 21, 1946
S3304Cocktails For TwoSavoy 604, XP 8090
S3305Over The RainbowSavoy XP 8090, MG 9021
S3306Annie LaurieSavoy 604, XP 8090, MG 9013
S3307MargieSavoy XP 8090
S3308A Little Jamunissued
* Savoy MG 9021   Various Artists - Tenor Sax Solos, Vol. 3
* Savoy MG 9013   Various Artists - Tenor Sax Solos, Vol. 2
* Savoy XP 8090   Ted Nash
* Savoy 604   Ted Nash - Cocktails For Two / Annie Laurie

J.J. Johnson's Beboppers

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, June 26, 1946
S3309-1Jay BirdSavoy SJL 2232
S3309-9--
S3309-11Jay Bird (Fly Jay)Savoy 975, XP 8047, MG 9022, MG 12106, SJL 2232
S3310-1Coppin' The BopSavoy 615, XP 8047, MG 9025, MG 12106, SJL 2232
S3311-1Hey Jay JaySavoy SJL 2232
S3311-2-Savoy 615, XP 8047, MG 9023, MG 12106, SJL 2232
S3311-4-Savoy SJL 2232
S3312-1Mad BebopSavoy 930, XP 8047, MG 9024, SJL 2232
* Savoy SJL 2232   J.J. Johnson - Mad Be Bop
* Savoy MG 12106   J.J. Johnson's Jazz Quintets
* Savoy MG 9022   Various Artists - Birth Of The Bop, Vol. 1
* Savoy MG 9025   Various Artists - Birth Of The Bop, Vol. 4
* Savoy MG 9023   Various Artists - Birth Of The Bop, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 9024   Various Artists - Birth Of The Bop, Vol. 3
* Savoy XP 8047   J.J. Johnson - New Trends In Jazz, Vol. 11
* Savoy 975   J.J. Johnson - Jay Bird / Teddy Reig - Mr. Dues
* Savoy 615, 926   J.J. Johnson - Coppin' The Bop / Hey Jay Jay
* Savoy 930   J.J. Johnson - Mad Bebop / Sonny Stitt - Seven Up

Stan Getz Quartet / The Be Bop Boys

Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, July 31, 1946
S3321Opus De BopSavoy 903, XP 8021, MG 9004, MG 12114, SJL 1105
S3322And The Angels SwingSavoy 909, XP 8020, MG 9004, MG 12114, SJL 1105
S3323Running WaterSavoy 954, XP 8020, MG 9004, MG 12114, SJL 1105
S3324Don't Worry 'Bout MeSavoy 932, XP 8021, MG 9024, MG 12114, SJL 1105
* Savoy MG 12114   Various Artists - Opus De Bop
* Savoy SJL 1105   Stan Getz - Opus De Bop
* Savoy MG 9004   Stan Getz Beboppers
* Savoy MG 9024   Various Artists - Birth Of The Bop, Vol. 3
* Savoy XP 8021   Stan Getz - New Trends In Jazz, Vol. 2
* Savoy XP 8020   Stan Getz - New Trends In Jazz, Vol. 1
* Savoy 903   The Be Bop Boys - Opus De Bop / Thriving On A Riff
* Savoy 909   Stan Getz - And The Angels Swing / Allen Eager - Symphony Sid's Idea
* Savoy 954   Stan Getz - Running Water / Leo Parker - Ineta
* Savoy 932   Allen Eager - Jane's Bounce / Stan Getz - Don't Worry 'Bout Me

Don Byas Quartet

Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Sanford Gold (piano) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, August 21, 1946
S3329Living My Life For YouSavoy 640, XP 8035, MG 9007, SJL 2213
S3330To Each His OwnSavoy 640, 770, XP 8035, MG 9007, SJL 2213
S3331AThey Say It's WonderfulSavoy 625, XP 8035, MG 9007, SJL 2213
S3332ACynthia's In LoveSavoy 625, XP 8036, MG 9007, SJL 2213
S3333ASeptember SongSavoy 626, XP 8036, MG 9007, SJL 2213
S3334ASt. Louis BluesSavoy 626, XP 8036, SJL 2213
S3335I've Found A New BabySavoy 627, XP 8036, MG 15043, SJL 2213
S3336MarieSavoy 627, XP 8037, MG 15043, SJL 2213
S3337If I Loved Youunissued
* Savoy SJL 2213   Don Byas - Savoy Jam Party
* Savoy MG 9007   Don Byas - Tenor Sax Solos
* Savoy MG 15043   Tenor Sax Solos By Don Byas
* Savoy XP 8035   Don Byas, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8036   Don Byas, Vol. 2
* Savoy XP 8037   Don Byas, Vol. 3
* Savoy 640   Don Byas - Living My Life For You / To Each His Own
* Savoy 770   Don Byas - To Each His Own / I Don't Know Why
* Savoy 625   Don Byas - They Say It's Wonderful / Cynthia's In Love
* Savoy 626   Don Byas - September Song / St. Louis Blues
* Savoy 627   Don Byas - I've Found A New Baby / Marie

Coleman Hawkins And His Orchestra

Fats Navarro (trumpet -1/3) J.J. Johnson (trombone -1/3) Porter Kilbert (alto saxophone -1/3) Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone -2/5) Hank Jones (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, December, 1946
1. SR1857I Mean YouSonora 3027; Prestige PR 7824; Milestone M 47015; Prestige PRCD 24124-2
2. SR1858-1Bean And The BoysSonora 3024; Prestige PR 7824; Milestone M 47015; Prestige PRCD 24124-2
3. SR1858-2-Prestige PR 7824; Milestone M 47015; Prestige PRCD 24124-2
4. SR1859You Go To My HeadSonora 3027; Prestige PR 7824; Milestone M 47015; Prestige PRCD 24124-2
5. SR1860-1Cocktails For TwoSonora 3024; Prestige PR 7824; Milestone M 47015; Prestige PRCD 24124-2
* Prestige PR 7824   Coleman Hawkins - Bean And The Boys
* Milestone M 47015   Coleman Hawkins - The Hawk Flies
* Prestige PRCD 24124-2   Coleman Hawkins - Bean And The Boys
* Sonora 3027   Coleman Hawkins - I Mean You / You Go To My Head
* Sonora 3024   Coleman Hawkins - Bean And The Boys / Cocktails For Two

1947

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January 10, 1947
2991I'll Remember AprilRoost 513, RLP 401, RLP 2224
2992IndianaRoost 518, RLP 401, RLP 2224
2993Somebody Loves MeRoost 509, RLP 401, RLP 2224
2994I Should CareRoost 521, RLP 401, RLP 2224
2995Bud's BubbleRoost 509, RLP 401, RLP 2224
2996Off MinorRoost 513, RLP 401, RLP 2224
2997Nice Work If You Can Get ItRoost 521, RLP 401, RLP 2224
2998Everything Happens To MeRoost 518, RLP 401, RLP 2224
* Roost RLP 2224   The Bud Powell Trio
* Roost RLP 401; Vogue (E) LDE 010, (F) LD 010   Bud Powell Trio
* Roost 513; Jazz Selection (F) 692   Bud Powell - I'll Remember April / Off Minor
* Roost 518; Vogue (E) V 2240; Jazz Selection (F) 687   Bud Powell - Indiana / Everything Happens To Me
* Roost 509; Vogue (E) V 2236; Jazz Selection (F) 755   Bud Powell - Somebody Loves Me / Bud's Bubble
* Roost 521; Vogue (E) V 2298; Jazz Selection (F) 699   Bud Powell - I Should Care / Nice Work If You Can Get It

Charlie Parker All Stars

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Harry Smith Studios, NYC, May 8, 1947
S3420-1Donna Lee (new-take 1)Savoy SJL 1107, SJL 5500
S3420-2Donna Lee (new-take 2)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 5500
S3420-3Donna Lee (new-take 3)-
S3420-4Donna Lee (new-take 4)Savoy 45-312, MG 12009, SJL 5500
S3420-5Donna Lee (orig.-take 3)Savoy 652, XP 8001, MG 9000, MG 12014, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
S3421-1Chasin' The Bird (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 5500
S3421-2Chasin' The Bird (short-take 2)Savoy SJL 1107, SJL 5500
S3421-3Chasin' The Bird (new-take 3)Savoy 45-301, MG 12009, SJL 5500
S3421-4Chasin' The Bird (short-take 4)Savoy 977, XP 8002, MG 9000, MG 12014, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
S3422-1Cheryl (short-take 1)Savoy 952, MG 12001, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
S3422-2Cheryl (orig.-take 2)Savoy 45-301, XP 8003, MG 9001, MG 12001, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
S3423-1Buzzy (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12009, SJL 5500
S3423-2Buzzy (short-take 2)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
S3423-3Buzzy (new-take 3)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 5500
S3423-4Buzzy (short-take 4)Savoy MG 12000, SJL 5500
S3423-5Buzzy (orig.-take)Savoy 652, 45-302, XP 8002, MG 9001, MG 12000, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
* Savoy SJL 1107   Charlie Parker - Encores
* Savoy SJL 5500   Charlie Parker - The Complete Savoy Studio Sessions
* Savoy MG 12001   The Immortal Charlie Parker
* Savoy MG 12009   Charlie Parker Memorial, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 12014   The Genius Of Charlie Parker
* Savoy SJL 2201   Charlie Parker - Bird: Master Takes
* Savoy MG 12000   Charlie Parker Memorial, Vol. 1
* Savoy MG 9000   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 1
* Savoy MG 9001   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 2
* Savoy XP 8001   Charlie Parker, Vol. 2
* Savoy XP 8002   Charlie Parker, Vol. 3
* Savoy XP 8003   Charlie Parker, Vol. 4
* Savoy 45-312   Charlie Parker - Donna Lee / Steeplechase
* Savoy 45-301   Charlie Parker - Chasin' The Bird / Cheryl
* Savoy 45-302   Charlie Parker - Warming Up A Riff / Buzzy
* Savoy 652, 928   Charlie Parker - Donna Lee / Buzzy
* Savoy 977   Charlie Parker - Chasin' The Bird / Miles Davis - Little Willie Leaps
* Savoy 952   Charlie Parker - Bird Gets The Worm / Cheryl

Coleman Hawkins All Stars

Miles Davis (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) Howard Johnson (alto saxophone) Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, June, 1947
215-3 | IM-3818Bean-A-Re-BopAladdin 3006, EP 516; Imperial LP 9188-A
216-2 | IM-3817Isn't It RomanticAladdin EP 516; Imperial LP 9188-A, LP 9233
217-2 | IM-3819The Way You Look TonightAladdin 3006, EP 516; Imperial LP 9188-A, LP 9233
218-1 | IM-3820PhantomesqueAladdin EP 516; Imperial LP 9188-A
* Imperial LP 9188-A, LP 12188-A   Coleman Hawkins/Howard McGhee/Lester Young - A Date With Greatness
* Imperial LP 9233   Various Artists - Jazz Festival
* Aladdin EP 516; Vogue (E) EPV 1147, (F) EPL 7152   Coleman Hawkins
* Aladdin 3006   Coleman Hawkins - Bean-A-Re-Bop / The Way You Look Tonight

Allen Eager With The Be Bop Boys

Allen Eager (tenor saxophone) Terry Gibbs (vibraphone) Duke Jordan (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, July 15, 1947
S3432All Night, All FranticSavoy 948, MG 15044, SJL 2210
S3433Donald JaySavoy 908, MG 9025, MG 15044, SJL 2210
S3434MeeskiteSavoy 908, MG 9015, SJL 2210
S3435And That's For SureSavoy 948, MG 15044, SJL 2210
* Savoy SJL 2210   Various Artists - Brothers And Other Mothers
* Savoy MG 15044   Tenor Sax Solos By Allen Eager
* Savoy MG 9025   Various Artists - Birth Of The Bop, Vol. 4
* Savoy MG 9015   Allen Eager - New Sound In Modern Music, Vol. 2
* Savoy 948   Allen Eager - All Night, All Frantic / And That's For Sure
* Savoy 908   Allen Eager - Donald Jay / Meeskite

Miles Davis' All Stars

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Harry Smith Studios, NYC, August 14, 1947
S3440-1Milestones (orig.-take 1)Savoy 45-310, SJL 5500
S3440-2Milestones (new-take 2)Savoy 934, XP 8004, MG 9001, MG 12009, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
S3440-3Milestones (orig.-take 3)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
S3441-1Little Willie Leaps (short-take 1)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 5500
S3441-2Little Willie Leaps (new-take 2)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
S3441-3Little Willie Leaps (orig.-take 3)Savoy 977, 45-305, 4507, XP 8006, XP 8098, MG 9001, MG 9034, MG 12001, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
S3442-1Half Nelson (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
S3442-2Half Nelson (orig.-take 2)Savoy 951, 45-303, 4507, XP 8005, MG 9000, MG 12009, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
S3443-1Sippin' At Bells (short-take 1)Savoy MG 12009, SJL 5500
S3443-2Sippin' At Bells (orig.-take 2)Savoy 934, 45-306, XP 8004, MG 9000, MG 12009, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
S3443-3Sippin' At Bells (short-take 3)Savoy SJL 5500
S3443-4Sippin' At Bells (new-take 4)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
* Savoy SJL 5500   Charlie Parker - The Complete Savoy Studio Sessions
* Savoy MG 12009   Charlie Parker Memorial, Vol. 2
* Savoy SJL 2201   Charlie Parker - Bird: Master Takes
* Savoy MG 12001   The Immortal Charlie Parker
* Savoy SJL 1107   Charlie Parker - Encores
* Savoy MG 9001   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 9034   Various Artists - Bird - Diz - Bud - Max
* Savoy MG 9000   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8004   Charlie Parker, Vol. 5
* Savoy XP 8006   Charlie Parker, Vol. 7
* Savoy XP 8098   Various Artists - Bird - Diz - Bud - Max, Vol. 2
* Savoy XP 8005   Charlie Parker, Vol. 6
* Savoy 45-310   Charlie Parker - Milestones / Tiny's Tempo
* Savoy 45-305   Charlie Parker - Little Willie Leaps / Another Hair Do
* Savoy 4507   Miles Davis - Little Willie Leaps / Half Nelson
* Savoy 45-303   Charlie Parker - Half Nelson / Merry-Go-Round
* Savoy 45-306   Charlie Parker - Thriving On A Riff / Sippin' At Bells
* Savoy 934   Charlie Parker/Miles Davis - Milestones / Sippin' At Bells
* Savoy 977   Charlie Parker - Chasin' The Bird / Miles Davis - Little Willie Leaps
* Savoy 951   Fats Navarro/Leo Parker - Goin' To Minton's / Miles Davis/Charlie Parker - Half Nelson

Barry Ulanov's All Star Modern Jazz Musicians

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) John LaPorta (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Max Roach (drums) Bruce Elliott, Barry Ulanov (announcer)
radio broadcast, "Bands For Bonds", WOR Studios, NYC, September 13, 1947
Ko-Ko ISpotlite (E) SPJ 107
Hot House-
Fine And Dandy-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 107; Zim ZM 1001   Various Artists - Lullaby In Rhythm

Barry Ulanov's All Star Modern Jazz Musicians

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) John LaPorta (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) 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 IISpotlite (E) SPJ 107
On The Sunny Side Of The Street-
How Deep Is The Ocean-
Tiger RagSpotlite (E) SPJ 107; ESP-Disk' ESP 3000
52nd Street ThemeSpotlite (E) SPJ 107
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 107; Zim ZM 1001   Various Artists - Lullaby In Rhythm
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3000, ESPCD 3000   Charlie Parker - Live Performances

Original Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, October 28, 1947
D1101-ADexterityDial LP 203; Spotlite (E) SPJ 104
D1101-B-Dial 1032, 1032 (alt.), LP 905; Spotlite (E) SPJ 104
D1102-ABongo BopDial 1024, LP 901; Spotlite (E) SPJ 104
D1102-B-Dial 1024 (alt.1), LP 901; Spotlite (E) SPJ 104
D1103-ADewey Square (Air Conditioning) (Prezology)Dial 1056, LP 210; Spotlite (E) SPJ 104
D1103-BDewey SquareDial LP 203; Spotlite (E) SPJ 104
D1103-C-Dial 1019, LP 905; Spotlite (E) SPJ 104
D1104-AThe HymnDial 1056, 1056 (alt.1), 1056 (alt.2), LP 904; Spotlite (E) SPJ 104
D1104-BThe Hymn (Superman)Dial LP 212; Spotlite (E) SPJ 104
D1105-ABird Of ParadiseDial 1032, LP 904; Spotlite (E) SPJ 104
D1105-B-Dial LP 203; Spotlite (E) SPJ 104
D1105-C-Dial 1032 (alt.), LP 904; Spotlite (E) SPJ 104
D1106-AEmbraceable YouDial 1024 (alt.1), LP 203; Spotlite (E) SPJ 104
D1106-BEmbraceable You (Embraceable)Dial 1024, LP 904; Spotlite (E) SPJ 104
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 104   Charlie Parker On Dial, Vol. 4
* Dial LP 905   Charlie Parker - Alternate Masters, Vol. 2
* Dial LP 901   Charlie Parker - The Bird Blows The Blues
* Dial LP 904   Charlie Parker - Alternate Masters, Vol. 1
* Dial LP 203   Charlie Parker, Vol. 3
* Dial LP 210   Various Artists - Swinging With The Woody Herman Woodchoppers
* Dial LP 212   Various Artists - Dizzy Gillespie And Modern Trumpets
* Dial 1032   Charlie Parker - Bird Of Paradise / Dexterity
* Dial 1032 (alt.)   Charlie Parker - Bird Of Paradise / Dexterity
* Dial 1024   Charlie Parker - Bongo Bop / Embraceable You
* Dial 1024 (alt.1)   Charlie Parker - Bongo Bop / Embraceable You
* Dial 1056   Charlie Parker - The Hymn / Air Conditioning
* Dial 1019   Charlie Parker - Dewey Square / Charlie Parker/Earl Coleman - This Is Always
* Dial 1056 (alt.1)   Charlie Parker - The Hymn / Giant Swing
* Dial 1056 (alt.2)   Charlie Parker - Superman / Prezology

Original Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
WOR Studios, NYC, November 4, 1947
D1111-CBird FeathersDial 1058, LP 207; Spotlite (E) SPJ 105
D1112-AKlactoveedsedsteneDial 1040, LP 207; Spotlite (E) SPJ 105
D1112-B-Dial LP 904; Spotlite (E) SPJ 105
D1113-BScrapple From The AppleDial LP 203; Spotlite (E) SPJ 105
D1113-C-Dial 1021, LP 904; Spotlite (E) SPJ 105
D1114-AMy Old Flame (Blue Lamp)Dial 1058, 1058 (alt.), LP 207; Spotlite (E) SPJ 105
D1115-AOut Of NowhereDial LP 207; Spotlite (E) SPJ 105
D1115-BOut Of Nowhere (Nowhere)Dial LP 904; Spotlite (E) SPJ 105
D1115-COut Of NowhereSpotlite (E) SPJ 105
D1116-ADon't Blame MeDial 1021, LP 203, LP 904; Spotlite (E) SPJ 105
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 105   Charlie Parker On Dial, Vol. 5
* Dial LP 904   Charlie Parker - Alternate Masters, Vol. 1
* Dial LP 207   Charlie Parker, Vol. 4
* Dial LP 203   Charlie Parker, Vol. 3
* Dial 1058   Charlie Parker - My Old Flame / Bird Feathers
* Dial 1040   Charlie Parker - Klactoveedsedstene / Charlie's Wig
* Dial 1021   Charlie Parker - Scrapple From The Apple / Don't Blame Me
= Dial D 2   Various Artists - Bebop Jazz 1948
* Dial 1058 (alt.)   Charlie Parker - Blue Lamp / Habanera Mambobop

The Lost Milton H. Green Home Recordings

Allen Eager (alto saxophone) Charlie Parker (tenor saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Specs Goldberg (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Milton H. Greene's photography studio", 480 Lexington Ave., NYC, late 1947
Swapping HornsUptown UPCD 27.49
* Uptown UPCD 27.49   Allen Eager - In The Land Of Oo-Bla-Dee 1947-1953

Leslie Scott With Coleman Hawkins And His Orchestra

Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Chuck Wayne (guitar) Jack Lesberg (bass) Max Roach (drums) Leslie Scott (vocals) unidentified strings
NYC, December 10, 1947
D7VB2647How Did She LookRCA Victor 20-2919; RCA (F) PM 42046
D7VB2648Under A Blanket Of BlueRCA Victor 20-2745; RCA (F) PM 42046
D7VB2649Never In A Million YearsRCA Victor 20-2919; RCA (F) PM 42046
D7VB2650You Were Meant For MeRCA Victor 20-2745; RCA (F) PM 42046, (F) NL 89277
* RCA (F) PM 42046   The Complete Coleman Hawkins, Vol. 2 - RCA Black & White Series, Vol. 181
* RCA (F) NL 89277   The Indispensable Coleman Hawkins - Body And Soul
* RCA Victor 20-2919   Leslie Scott - How Did She Look / Never In A Million Years
* RCA Victor 20-2745   Leslie Scott - Under A Blanket Of Blue / You Were Meant For Me

Coleman Hawkins And His All Stars

Fats Navarro (trumpet -1/5) J.J. Johnson (trombone -1/5) Budd Johnson (alto saxophone -1/5) Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Marion DiVeta (baritone saxophone -1/5) Hank Jones (piano) Chuck Wayne (guitar) Jack Lesberg (bass) Max Roach (drums) Tadd Dameron (arranger)
NYC, December 11, 1947
1. D7VB2659April In ParisRCA Victor 20-3057; RCA (F) 730625
2. D7VB2660How Strange-
3. D7VB2661-1Half Step Down, PleaseRCA Victor 20-3143, LJM 1017, LPV 501; RCA (F) 741106, (F) 730566
4. D7VB2662-1Angel FaceRCA Victor LPV 544; RCA (F) 730625
5. D7VB2663-1Jumpin' JaneRCA Victor 20-3143, LJM 1017, LPV 544; RCA (F) 741106
6. D7VB2664I Love YouRCA Victor LPV 501; RCA (F) 730625, (F) 730566
* RCA (F) 730625   Coleman Hawkins - His Greatest Hits 1939-47, Vol. 17
* RCA Victor LJM 1017   Coleman Hawkins With Billy Byers And His Orchestra - The Hawk In Hi Fi
* RCA Victor LPV 501   Coleman Hawkins - Body And Soul
* RCA (F) 741106   Coleman Hawkins/Lucky Thompson - The Greatest Of The Small Bands, Vol. 2
* RCA (F) 730566   Coleman Hawkins - Body And Soul
* RCA Victor LPV 544   Various Artists - Esquire's All American Hot Jazz
* RCA Victor 20-3057   Coleman Hawkins - April In Paris / How Strange
* RCA Victor 20-3143   Coleman Hawkins - Jumpin' Jane / Half Step Down, Please

Original Charlie Parker Quintet With J.J. Johnson

Miles Davis (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, December 17, 1947
D1151-BDrifting On A Reed (Giant Swing)Dial 1056 (alt.1), LP 905; Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
D1151-DDrifting On A ReedDial LP 904; Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
D1151-EDrifting On A Reed (Prezology) (Air Conditioning)Dial 1043, 1056 (alt.2), LP 207; Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
D1152-AQuasimadoDial LP 203; Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
D1152-B-Dial 1015 (alt.2), 1015 (alt.3), LP 904; Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
D1153-BCharlie's WigDial LP 905; Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
D1153-D-Dial LP 203; Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
D1153-E-Dial 1040, LP 904; Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
D1154-BBongo Beep (Dexterity)Dial LP 904; Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
D1154-CBongo Beep (Habanera Mambobop) (Bird Feathers)Dial 1058 (alt.), LP 207; Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
D1155-ACrazeology (excerpt)Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
D1155-ABXCrazeology II: 3 Ways Of Playing A ChorusDial 1034, 1034 (alt.)
D1155-BCrazeology (excerpt)Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
D1155-CCrazeologyDial LP 905; Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
D1155-D-Dial 1055; Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
D1155-DDD-Dial 1034, LP 207
D1156-AHow Deep Is The Ocean (How Deep)Dial 1055, LP 904; Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
D1156-BHow Deep Is The OceanDial LP 211; Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
* Dial LP 905   Charlie Parker - Alternate Masters, Vol. 2
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 106   Charlie Parker On Dial, Vol. 6
* Dial LP 904   Charlie Parker - Alternate Masters, Vol. 1
* Dial LP 207   Charlie Parker, Vol. 4
* Dial LP 203   Charlie Parker, Vol. 3
* Dial LP 211   Various Artists - Mr. Saxophone......?
* Dial 1056 (alt.1)   Charlie Parker - The Hymn / Giant Swing
* Dial 1043   Charlie Parker - Drifting On A Reed / The Gypsy
* Dial 1056 (alt.2)   Charlie Parker - Superman / Prezology
* Dial 1015 (alt.2)   Charlie Parker - Cool Blues / Quasimado
* Dial 1015 (alt.3)   Charlie Parker - This Is Always / Quasimado
* Dial 1040   Charlie Parker - Klactoveedsedstene / Charlie's Wig
* Dial 1058 (alt.)   Charlie Parker - Blue Lamp / Habanera Mambobop
* Dial 1034   Charlie Parker - Crazeology / Crazeology II: 3 Ways Of Playing A Chorus
* Dial 1034 (alt.)   Charlie Parker - Crazeology II / Jean Germain - The Chase
* Dial 1055   Charlie Parker - How Deep Is The Ocean / Crazeology

Original Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
United Sound Systems, Detroit, MI, December 21, 1947
D830-1Another Hair Do (short-take 1)Savoy MG 12000, SJL 5500
D830-2Another Hair Do (short-take 2)-
D830-3Another Hair Do (orig.-take 3)Savoy 961, 45-305, XP 8002, MG 9001, MG 12000, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
D830-4Another Hair Do (orig.-take)Savoy SJL 5500
D831-1Bluebird (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12000, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
D831-2Bluebird (take 2)Savoy SJL 5500
D831-3Bluebird (orig.-take 3)Savoy 961, 45-307, XP 8003, MG 9010, MG 12014, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
D832-1Klaunstance (orig.-take 1)Savoy 967, 45-304, XP 8004, MG 9001, MG 12014, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
D833-1Bird Gets The Worm (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12000, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
D833-2Bird Gets The Worm (orig.-take 2)Savoy SJL 5500
D833-3Bird Gets The Worm (orig.-take 3)Savoy 952, 45-309, XP 8002, MG 9010, MG 12014, SJL 2201, SJL 5500; Metronome (Swd) B 511
* Savoy MG 12000   Charlie Parker Memorial, Vol. 1
* Savoy SJL 5500   Charlie Parker - The Complete Savoy Studio Sessions
* Savoy SJL 2201   Charlie Parker - Bird: Master Takes
* Savoy SJL 1107   Charlie Parker - Encores
* Savoy MG 12014   The Genius Of Charlie Parker
* Savoy MG 9001   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 9010   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 3
* Savoy XP 8002   Charlie Parker, Vol. 3
* Savoy XP 8003   Charlie Parker, Vol. 4
* Savoy XP 8004   Charlie Parker, Vol. 5
* Savoy 45-305   Charlie Parker - Little Willie Leaps / Another Hair Do
* Savoy 45-307   Charlie Parker - Bluebird / Parker's Mood
* Savoy 45-304   Charlie Parker - Billie's Bounce / Klaunstance
* Savoy 45-309   Charlie Parker - Bird Gets The Worm / Perhaps
* Savoy 961   Charlie Parker - Another Hair Do / Bluebird
* Savoy 967   Charlie Parker - Klaunstance / Stan Getz - Slow
* Savoy 952   Charlie Parker - Bird Gets The Worm / Cheryl
* Metronome (Swd) B 511   James Moody - Dexterious / Charlie Parker - Bird Gets The Worm

1948

Original Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Kenny Pancho Hagood (vocals -4)
"Three Deuces", NYC, March 31, 1948
1.52nd Street Theme ISpotlite (E) SPJ 141
2.Dizzy Atmosphere-
3.My Old Flame-
4.All The Things You Are-
5.Half Nelson-
6.52nd Street Theme II-
7.Drifting On A Reed (Big Foot)-
8.52nd Street Theme III-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 141   Gene Roland Band Featuring Charlie Parker - The Band That Never Was

Original Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, March, 1948
The Way You Look TonightPhilology (It) 214 W 29
A Night In Tunisia-
Groovin' High-
* Philology (It) 214 W 29   Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 6

Lord Nelson And His Boppers

Russell Jacquet (trumpet) Sonny Stitt as Lord Nelson (alto saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Sir Charles Thompson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Max Roach (drums)
United Sound Systems, Detroit, MI, June, 1948
K5507 | 4022Be Bop BluesGalaxy GXY 204
K5509 | 4021Royal Wedding-
K5510 | 4023Fine And Dandy-
K5511 | 4024Silver Slipper (3rd Song)-
* Galaxy GXY 204; Original Jazz Classics OJC 1771, OJCCD 1771-2; America (F) 30 AM 6072   Milt Jackson/Sonny Stitt - In The Beginning

Original Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Kenny Pancho Hagood (vocals)
"Onyx Club", NYC, July 6, 1948
52nd Street Theme IDebut (D) DEP 38; Jazz Workshop JWS 501; Prestige PR 24009
Shaw 'Nuff-
Out Of Nowhere I-
Hot House-
This Time The Dream's On Me I-
A Night In TunisiaDebut (D) DEP 39; Jazz Workshop JWS 501; Prestige PR 24009
My Old Flame-
52nd Street ThemeDebut (D) DEP 39; Prestige PR 24009
The Way You Look TonightDebut (D) DEP 39; Jazz Workshop JWS 501; Prestige PR 24009
Out Of Nowhere IIDebut (D) DEP 40; Prestige PR 24009
Chasin' The BirdDebut (D) DEP 40; Jazz Workshop JWS 501; Prestige PR 24009
This Time The Dream's On Me IIDebut (D) DEP 40; Prestige PR 24009
Dizzy AtmosphereDebut (D) DEP 40; Jazz Workshop JWS 501; Prestige PR 24009
How High The MoonJazz Workshop JWS 501; Prestige PR 24009
52nd Street Theme IIPrestige PR 24009
* Jazz Workshop JWS 501; Fantasy LP 6011, LP 86011; Original Jazz Classics OJC 114, OJCCD 114-2; America (F) 30 AM 6061   Charlie Parker - Bird On 52nd St.
* Prestige PR 24009   Charlie Parker
* Debut (D) DEP 38   Charlie Parker - Bird On 52nd St., Vol. 1
* Debut (D) DEP 39   Charlie Parker - Bird On 52nd St., Vol. 2
* Debut (D) DEP 40   Charlie Parker - Bird On 52nd St., Vol. 3

Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, September 4, 1948
MC: Symphony Sid, Bob GarritySavoy ZDS 4411/12
MC: Symphony Sid talking about 52nd Street Theme-
52nd Street ThemeSavoy MG 12186; ESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Ko-KoSavoy MG 12179; Everest FS 214; ESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
* Savoy MG 12186   Newly Discovered Sides By Charlie Parker
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3001, ESPCD 3001   Charlie Parker - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 12179   Charlie Parker - The 'Bird' Returns
* Everest FS 214   Charlie Parker On The Air, Vol. 1
* Savoy ZDS 4411/12   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 1

Miles Davis Nonet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Mike Zwerin (trombone) Junior Collins (French horn) John Barber (tuba) Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Max Roach (drums) Kenny Pancho Hagood (vocals -6) Gil Evans (arranger, conductor)
"Royal Roost", NYC, September 4, 1948
1.MoveRoyal Jazz (D) RJD 514
2.GodchildOzone 2; Royal Jazz (D) RJD 514; Bandstand (J) TKCB-30024
3.S'il Vous Plait-
4.Moon Dreams-
5.Hallucinations (Budo)-
6.Why Do I Love You-
* Ozone 2   Charlie Parker - Miles Davis - Lee Konitz
* Royal Jazz (D) RJD 514   Miles Davis - Nonet 1948 - Jam 1949
* Bandstand (J) TKCB-30024   Miles Davis - The Real Birth Of The Cool

Miles Davis Nonet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Ted Kelly (trombone -1/4) Junior Collins (French horn -1/4) John Barber (tuba -1/4) Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone -1/4) John Lewis (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Max Roach (drums) Kenny Pancho Hagood (vocals -4) Gil Evans (arranger, conductor)
broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, September 18, 1948
1.Move (Mood)Alto AL 701; Bandstand (J) TKCB-30024
2.Moon Dreams-
3.Hallucinations (Budo)-
4.Darn That Dream-
5.Chasin' The Birdprivate tape
* Alto AL 701   The Persuasively Coherent Miles Davis
* Bandstand (J) TKCB-30024   Miles Davis - The Real Birth Of The Cool

Charlie Parker All Stars

Miles Davis (trumpet -1/11) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Harry Smith Studios, NYC, September 18, 1948
1. B900-1Barbados (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12000, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
2. B900-2Barbados (short-take 2)Savoy MG 12009, SJL 5500
3. B900-3Barbados (new-take 3)Savoy MG 12009, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
4. B900-4Barbados (orig.-take 4)Savoy 936, 45-308, XP 8003, MG 9011, MG 12014, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
5. B901-1Ah-Leu-Cha (short-take 1)Savoy MG 12000, SJL 5500
6. B901-2Ah-Leu-Cha (orig.-take 2)Savoy 939, 45-313, XP 8005, MG 9011, MG 12000, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
7. B902-1Constellation (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12000, SJL 5500
8. B902-2Constellation (short-take 2)-
9. B902-3Constellation (short-take 3)Savoy MG 12009, SJL 5500
10. B902-4Constellation (orig.-take 4)Savoy 939, 45-313, XP 8006, MG 9011, MG 12009, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
11. B902-5Constellation (take 5)Savoy SJL 5500
12. B903-1Parker's Mood (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12000, SJL 5500
13. B903-2Parker's Mood (short-take 2)Savoy MG 12009, SJL 5500
14. B903-3Parker's Mood (orig.-take 3)Savoy 936, 45-307, XP 8001, MG 9010, MG 12009, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
15. B903-4Parker's Mood (take 4)Savoy SJL 5500
16. B903-5Parker's Mood (take 5)-
* Savoy MG 12000   Charlie Parker Memorial, Vol. 1
* Savoy SJL 1107   Charlie Parker - Encores
* Savoy SJL 5500   Charlie Parker - The Complete Savoy Studio Sessions
* Savoy MG 12009   Charlie Parker Memorial, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 12014   The Genius Of Charlie Parker
* Savoy SJL 2201   Charlie Parker - Bird: Master Takes
* Savoy MG 9011   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 4
* Savoy MG 9010   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 3
* Savoy XP 8003   Charlie Parker, Vol. 4
* Savoy XP 8005   Charlie Parker, Vol. 6
* Savoy XP 8006   Charlie Parker, Vol. 7
* Savoy XP 8001   Charlie Parker, Vol. 2
* Savoy 45-308   Charlie Parker - Barbados / Riff Warmer
* Savoy 45-313   Charlie Parker - Ah-Leu-Cha / Constellation
* Savoy 45-307   Charlie Parker - Bluebird / Parker's Mood
* Savoy 936   Charlie Parker - Parker's Mood / Barbados
* Savoy 939   Charlie Parker - Ah-Leu-Cha / Constellation

Charlie Parker All Stars

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Harry Smith Studios, NYC, September 24, 1948
B908-1Perhaps (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12014, SJL 5500
B908-2Perhaps (short-take 2)Savoy MG 12009, SJL 5500
B908-3Perhaps (new-take 3)-
B908-4Perhaps (short-take 4)Savoy SJL 5500
B908-5Perhaps (new-take 5)Savoy MG 12000, SJL 5500
B908-6Perhaps (orig.-take 6)Savoy 45-309, MG 12000, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
B908-7Perhaps (orig.-master)Savoy 938, XP 8003, MG 9010, MG 12000, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
B909-1Marmaduke (short-take 1)Savoy SJL 5500
B909-2Marmaduke (new-take 2)Savoy MG 12000, SJL 5500
B909-3Marmaduke (short-take 3)Savoy SJL 5500
B909-4Marmaduke (new-take 4)-
B909-5Marmaduke (short-take 5)Savoy MG 12000, SJL 5500
B909-6Marmaduke (orig.-take 6)Savoy 45-311, MG 12001
B909-7Marmaduke (orig.-take 7)Savoy MG 12001
B909-8Marmaduke (orig.-take 8)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 1107
B909-9Marmaduke (take 9)Savoy SJL 5500
B909-10Marmaduke (take 10)-
B909-11Marmaduke (take 11)Savoy 938, XP 8006, MG 9011, MG 12009, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
B910-1Steeplechase (orig.-take 1)Savoy 45-312, SJL 5500
B910-2Steeplechase (take 2)Savoy 937, XP 8005, MG 9010, MG 12000, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
B911-1Merry-Go-Round (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12000, SJL 5500
B911-2Merry-Go-Round (orig.-take 2)Savoy 937, 45-303, XP 8004, MG 9011, MG 12014, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
* Savoy MG 12014   The Genius Of Charlie Parker
* Savoy SJL 5500   Charlie Parker - The Complete Savoy Studio Sessions
* Savoy MG 12009   Charlie Parker Memorial, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 12000   Charlie Parker Memorial, Vol. 1
* Savoy SJL 1107   Charlie Parker - Encores
* Savoy SJL 2201   Charlie Parker - Bird: Master Takes
* Savoy MG 12001   The Immortal Charlie Parker
* Savoy MG 9010   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 3
* Savoy MG 9011   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 4
* Savoy XP 8003   Charlie Parker, Vol. 4
* Savoy XP 8006   Charlie Parker, Vol. 7
* Savoy XP 8005   Charlie Parker, Vol. 6
* Savoy XP 8004   Charlie Parker, Vol. 5
* Savoy 45-309   Charlie Parker - Bird Gets The Worm / Perhaps
* Savoy 45-311   Charlie Parker - Ko-Ko / Marmaduke
* Savoy 45-312   Charlie Parker - Donna Lee / Steeplechase
* Savoy 45-303   Charlie Parker - Half Nelson / Merry-Go-Round
* Savoy 938   Charlie Parker - Marmaduke / Perhaps
* Savoy 937   Charlie Parker - Steeplechase / Merry-Go-Round

Miles Davis Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums) Kenny Pancho Hagood (vocals -4)
"Royal Roost", NYC, September 25, 1948
1.52nd Street Theme (The Broadway Theme)Session Disc 101; Bandstand (J) TKCB-30024; Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD 1000
2.Half Nelson-
3.Chasin' The Bird-
4.You Go To My Head-
* Session Disc 101   Hooray For Miles Davis, Vol. 1
* Bandstand (J) TKCB-30024   Miles Davis - The Real Birth Of The Cool
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD 1000   Miles Davis Quintet With Lee Konitz, Sextet With Jackie McLean

Original Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Three Deuces", NYC, fall 1948
Big FootPhilology (It) 214 W 5
52nd Street Theme-
How High The Moon-
52nd Street Theme (Short Version)-
OrnithologyPhilology (It) 214 W 19
same session
IndianaPhilology (It) 214 W 5
Out Of Nowhere-
Fine And Dandy-
All The Things You Are-
* Philology (It) 214 W 5   Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 1
* Philology (It) 214 W 19   Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 5

Earl Coleman And His All Stars

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Don Lanphere (tenor saxophone) Linton Garner (piano) Al Casey (guitar) Jim Johnson (bass) Max Roach (drums) Earl Coleman (vocals)
NYC, November 29, 1948
D1161I Wished On The MoonDial 756
D1162-AGuiltyDial 1049, 756; Spotlite (E) SPJ 133
D1163-CYardbird SuiteDial 753; Spotlite (E) SPJ 133
D1164-AStranger In Town-
D1165-AAs Time Goes ByDial 1049; Spotlite (E) SPJ 133
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 133   Dexter Gordon - Move!
* Dial 756   Earl Coleman - I Wished On The Moon / Guilty
* Dial 1049; Prestige 905   Earl Coleman - Guilty / As Time Goes By
* Dial 753   Earl Coleman - Stranger In Town / Yardbird Suite

Fats Navarro Quintet

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Don Lanphere (tenor saxophone) Linton Garner (piano) Jimmy Johnson (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, November 29, 1948
D1166-AMoveDial LP 212; Spotlite (E) SPJ 133
D1166-B-Dial 1033, 1033 (alt.); Spotlite (E) SPJ 133; Jazztone (Eu) J 1245
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 133   Dexter Gordon - Move!
* Jazztone (Eu) J 1245   Various Artists - Modern Jazz Festival
= Jazztone (F) J 1245   Various Artists - Festival Du Jazz Moderne
* Dial LP 212   Various Artists - Dizzy Gillespie And Modern Trumpets
* Dial 1033   Fats Navarro - Move / Teddy Edwards - Blues In Teddy's Flat
* Dial 1033 (alt.)   Fats Navarro - Move / Teddy Edwards - Blues In Teddy's Flat

Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, December 11, 1948
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Groovin' HighSavoy MG 12186; Everest FS 214; ESP-Disk' ESP 3000
MC: Charlie Parker, Al Heig takeingSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Big FootSavoy MG 12186; Everest FS 214; ESP-Disk' ESP 3000
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Ornithology (Thriving On From A Riff)Savoy MG 12179; Everest FS 214; ESP-Disk' ESP 3000
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
On A Slow Boat To ChinaESP-Disk' ESP 3000; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
* Savoy MG 12186   Newly Discovered Sides By Charlie Parker
* Everest FS 214   Charlie Parker On The Air, Vol. 1
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3000, ESPCD 3000   Charlie Parker - Live Performances
* Savoy MG 12179   Charlie Parker - The 'Bird' Returns
* Savoy ZDS 4411/12   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 1

Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, December 12, 1948
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Hot HouseSavoy MG 12186; Everest FS 214; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Salt PeanutsEverest FS 214; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
* Savoy MG 12186   Newly Discovered Sides By Charlie Parker
* Everest FS 214   Charlie Parker On The Air, Vol. 1
* Savoy ZDS 4411/12   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 1

Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, December 18, 1948
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Chasin' The Bird-
MC-
Out Of NowhereEverest FS 214; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
How High The MoonEverest FS 214; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
* Everest FS 214   Charlie Parker On The Air, Vol. 1
* Savoy ZDS 4411/12   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 1

Not All Star Jam Session

Benny Harris (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Budd Johnson (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Chuck Wayne (guitar) Nelson Boyd (bass) Max Roach (drums) Leonard Feather (announcer)
radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, December 19, 1948
Jumpin' With Symphony SidBeppo (E) BEP 503; Jung Cat RBD 948; Mythic Sound MS 6001-2
I'll Be Seeing You-
52nd Street Theme-
Ornithology-
IntroductionMythic Sound MS 6001-1
Perdido-
Indiana-
* Beppo (E) BEP 503   Various Artists - Tadd Dameron Big 10 And Royal Roost Jam
* Jung Cat RBD 948   Various Artists - The Great Jazz Concerts At The Original "Royal Roost"
* Mythic Sound MS 6001-1, MS 6001-2   Earl Bud Powell, Vol. 1 - Early Years Of A Genius, 44-48

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, December 25, 1948
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Half NelsonESP-Disk' ESP 3000; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
White ChristmasESP-Disk' ESP 3000; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Little Willie LeapsESP-Disk' ESP 3000; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3000, ESPCD 3000   Charlie Parker - Live Performances
* Savoy ZDS 4411/12   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 1

1949

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 1, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Be-BopESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
On A Slow Boat To ChinaESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
OrnithologyESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Groovin' HighESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MC: Symphony Sid, Charlie ParkerSavoy ZDS 4411/12
East Of The SunESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
CherylESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3001, ESPCD 3001   Charlie Parker - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2
* Savoy ZDS 4411/12   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 1

Dave Lambert

Al Haig (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums) Vidal Bolado (congas) Diego Ibarra (bongos) Dave Lambert (vocals) unidentified vocal group
NYC, January 20, 1949
3401When The Red, Red Robin Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbin' AlongCapitol 60014
3402Beban Cubop-
3403Hawaiian War ChantCapitol 60011
3404Always-
* Capitol 60014   Dave Lambert - When The Red, Red Robin Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbin' Along / Beban Cubop
* Capitol 60011   Dave Lambert - Hawaiian War Chant / Always

Miles Davis Nonet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) Junior Collins (French horn) Bill Barber (tuba) Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone, arranger) Al Haig (piano) Joe Schulman (bass) Max Roach (drums) John Lewis (arranger)
NYC, January 21, 1949
3395-3EJeruCapitol 57-60005, H 459, T 792
3396-3DMoveCapitol 15404, T 792
3397-2EGodchildCapitol 57-60005, H 459, T 792
3398-1DHallucinations (Budo)Capitol 15404, T 792
* Capitol T 792   Miles Davis - Birth Of The Cool
= Capitol M 11026   Miles Davis - Capitol Jazz Classics, Vol. 1: The Complete Birth Of The Cool
* Capitol H 459   Miles Davis - Classics In Jazz
* Capitol 57-60005   Miles Davis - Jeru / Godchild
* Capitol 15404   Miles Davis - Move / Budo

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 22, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Oop Bop Sh'bam-
MC-
Scrapple From The Apple-
MC-
Salt Peanuts-
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid With Announcer-
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 29, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Groovin' High-
MC-
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January-February, 1949
2174-5 | 242-5Tempus FugitMercury 11045, MG 35012; Norgran MGN 1063; Verve VE2 2506, VSP 34
2175-3 | 243-3CeliaMercury 11046, MG 35012; Norgran MGN 1063; Verve VE2 2506, VSP 37
* Norgran MGN 1063; Verve MGV 8153   Bud Powell - Jazz Giant
* Verve VE2 2506   The Genius Of Bud Powell
* Verve VSP 34   The Jazz Legacy Of Bud Powell
* Verve VSP 37   This Was Bud Powell
* Mercury MG 35012, MGC 102, MGC 502; Clef MGC 102, MGC 502; Universal (J) UCCV 9042   Bud Powell - Piano Solos
* Mercury 11045, 11045x45; Clef 11045, 11045x45   Bud Powell - Tempus Fugit / I'll Keep Loving You
* Mercury 11046, 11046x45; Clef 11046, 11046x45   Bud Powell - Celia / All God's Chillun Got Rhythm

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 5, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Scrapple From The Apple-
MC-
Barbados-
MC-
Salt Peanuts-
MC-
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 12, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Scrapple From The AppleSavoy SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14, SVY 17028
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
BarbadosSavoy MG 12179, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14, SVY 17028
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
BebopSavoy SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14, SVY 17028
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid with MC. at conculusion Sid is heard briefly with Dinah WashingtonSavoy ZDS 4413/14
* Savoy SJL 1108   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost
* Savoy MG 12179   Charlie Parker - The 'Bird' Returns
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2
* Savoy SVY 17028   Kenny Dorham - Blues In Bebop

Charlie Parker Septet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals)
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 19, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Groovin' HighSavoy SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
ConfirmationSavoy SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Salt PeanutsSavoy SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MC: Jumpin' With Symphony SidSavoy ZDS 4413/14
commercial break #1-
commercial break #2-
* Savoy SJL 1108   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker Septet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals): same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 26, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Half NelsonSavoy MG 12179, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
A Night In TunisiaSavoy MG 12186, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Scrapple From The AppleSavoy MG 12179, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Deedle-
* Savoy MG 12179   Charlie Parker - The 'Bird' Returns
* Savoy SJL 1108   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost
* Savoy MG 12186   Newly Discovered Sides By Charlie Parker
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker Septet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Carlos Vidal (bongos)
NYC, February-March, 1949
2542 | 292-3CardboardNorgran MGN 1035; Verve MGV 8009, VE2 2501
2543-2 | 293-4VisaMercury 11022, MGC 512; Verve MGV 8009, MGV 8000, VE2 2501
* Norgran MGN 1035; Verve MGV 8126   Various Artists - Alto Saxes
* Verve MGV 8009   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #7 - Jazz Perennial
* Verve VE2 2501   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1948-1950
* Verve MGV 8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Mercury MGC 512; Clef MGC 512; Universal (J) UCCV 9034   Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie - Bird And Diz
* Mercury 11022; Clef 11022   Charlie Parker - Visa / Passport (common)

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, February-May, 1949
2407-4 | 246-4Strictly ConfidentialMercury 11047, MG 35012; Norgran MGN 1063; Verve VE2 2506
2408-3 | 247-3All God's Chillun Got RhythmMercury 11046, MG 35012; Norgran MGN 1063; Verve VE2 2506, VSP 37
* Norgran MGN 1063; Verve MGV 8153   Bud Powell - Jazz Giant
* Verve VE2 2506   The Genius Of Bud Powell
* Verve VSP 37   This Was Bud Powell
* Mercury MG 35012, MGC 102, MGC 502; Clef MGC 102, MGC 502; Universal (J) UCCV 9042   Bud Powell - Piano Solos
* Mercury 11047, 11047x45; Clef 11047, 11047x45   Bud Powell - Strictly Confidential / Yesterdays
* Mercury 11046, 11046x45; Clef 11046, 11046x45   Bud Powell - Celia / All God's Chillun Got Rhythm

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
NYC, circa February, 1949
2199-1 | 244-1 | 62VK234CherokeeMercury Jazz Scene; Clef MGC 4007; Norgran MGN 1063; Verve VK 117, VE2 2506, VSP 13
* Clef MGC 4007, MGC 674; Verve MGV 8060; ARS G 419   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene
* Norgran MGN 1063; Verve MGV 8153   Bud Powell - Jazz Giant
* Verve VE2 2506   The Genius Of Bud Powell
* Verve VSP 13   Various Artists - Piano Modern
* Mercury Jazz Scene; Clef MG VOL.1   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene
* Verve VK 117   Bud Powell - Cherokee / It Never Entered My Mind

Charlie Parker All Stars

Miles Davis, Max Kaminsky (trumpet -2,3) Will Bradley, Kai Winding (trombone -2,3) Joe Marsala (clarinet -2,3) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Mike Caluccio (piano) Joe Sullivan (piano -2,3) unknown (bass) Max Roach (drums) Specs Powell (drums -2,3) Ann Hathaway (vocals -2)
television broadcast, "Adventures In Jazz", CBS TV Studios, NYC, March 4, 1949
1.AnthropologyStash STCD 21
2.I Get A Kick Out Of You-
3.Big Foot (Blues Jam #2)-
* Stash STCD 21   Charlie Parker - Rara Avis Avis, Rare Bird

Charlie Parker Septet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals)
"Royal Roost", NYC, March 5, 1949
Introduction By Dave Lambert And Buddy StewartSavoy ZDS 4413/14
What's This-
MC-
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid-
Cheryl-
MC-
Anthropology-
MC-
Hurry Home-
Deedle-
Royal Roost Bop-
MC-
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker Septet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone -2) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Waldorf-Astoria Hotel", NYC, March 5, 1949
1.BarbadosJazz Showcase LP 5003
2.Anthropology-
* Jazz Showcase LP 5003   Charlie Parker - Bird On The Road

Charlie Parker Septet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals)
"Royal Roost", NYC, March 12, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
CherylSavoy MG 12179, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
introduction By Charlie ParkerSavoy ZDS 4413/14
On A Slow Boat To ChinaSavoy MG 12186, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Chasin' The BirdSavoy MG 12179, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
Jumpin' With Symphony SidSavoy ZDS 4413/14
* Savoy MG 12179   Charlie Parker - The 'Bird' Returns
* Savoy SJL 1108   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost
* Savoy MG 12186   Newly Discovered Sides By Charlie Parker
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Kai Winding Sextet

Kai Winding (trombone) Brew Moore (tenor saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) George Wallington (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, April 10, 1949
R2581Bop CityRoost 500, RLP 408
R2582Wallington's Godchild (Crossing The Channel)Roost 500, RLP 408, OJ 1
R2583Crossin' The ChannelRoost 503, RLP 408
R2584Sleepy BopRoost 503, RLP 408, RLP 1201
* Roost OJ 1   Various Artists - Operation Jazz
* Roost RLP 1201   Various Artists - Roost 5th Anniversary Album, Vol. 1
* Roost RLP 408   Kai Winding - New Trends
* Roost 500   Kai Winding - Bop City / Wallington's Godchild
* Roost 503   Kai Winding - Crossin' The Channel / Sleepy Bop

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, May 5, 1949
2755-5 | 294-3SegmentVerve MGV 8009, VE2 2501
2756-2 | 295-2Passport (rare)Mercury 11022x45, MGC 512
2756-5 | 295-5Passport (common)Mercury 11022; Verve MGV 8009, MGV 8000, VE2 2501
2757-4 | 296-3Diverse (Segment)Verve MGV 8009
* Verve MGV 8009   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #7 - Jazz Perennial
* Verve VE2 2501   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1948-1950
* Verve MGV 8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Mercury MGC 512; Clef MGC 512; Universal (J) UCCV 9034   Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie - Bird And Diz
* Mercury 11022x45; Clef 11022x45   Charlie Parker - Visa / Passport (rare)
* Mercury 11022; Clef 11022   Charlie Parker - Visa / Passport (common)

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, May 8, 9 & 14 or 15, 1949
Salt Peanuts IBird In Paris CP 3; Spotlite (E) SPJ 118
Barbados-
52nd Street Theme I-
Out Of Nowhere I-
Salt Peanuts II-
Scrapple From The Apple-
Out Of Nowhere II-
Wee (Allen's Alley)-
52nd Street Theme II-
Out Of Nowhere IIIJazz O.P. (F) OMS 7004
A Night In Tunisia-
Moose The Mooche-
Hot House-
I Got Rhythm (Blues)-
52nd Street Theme III-
* Bird In Paris CP 3   Charlie Parker - Bird In Paris
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 118   Charlie Parker - Bird In Paris
* Jazz O.P. (F) OMS 7004   Charlie Parker In France 1949

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
"Colisee Movie Theatre", Roubaix, France, May 12, 1949
OrnithologyJazz O.P. (F) OMS 7004
Out Of Nowhere-
Cheryl-
52nd Street Theme-
Lover Man-
Groovin' High-
Half Nelson-
52nd Street Theme (alt. take)-
* Jazz O.P. (F) OMS 7004   Charlie Parker In France 1949

Festival International De Jazz All Stars

Aime Barelli, Bill Coleman, Miles Davis, Kenny Dorham, Hot Lips Page (trumpet) Big Chief, Russell Moore (trombone) Hubert Rostaing (clarinet) Sidney Bechet, Pierre Braslavsky (soprano saxophone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Don Byas, James Moody (tenor saxophone) Hazy Osterwald (vibraphone) Al Haig (piano) Toots Thielemans (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, May 15, 1949
Farewell Blues (Blues)Bird In Paris CP 3; Spotlite (E) SPJ 118
* Bird In Paris CP 3   Charlie Parker - Bird In Paris
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 118   Charlie Parker - Bird In Paris

Max Roach Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) James Moody (tenor saxophone -1/4) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Studio Technisonor, Paris, France, May 15, 1949
1. ST3010Prince AlbertVogue (F) V 5009, LD 014, LDA 16008; Blue Note BLP 5010; Prestige PR 7841; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 97
2. ST3011Baby Sis (Maxology)Vogue (F) V 5010, LD 014, LDA 16008; Prestige PRLP 113, PR 7841; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 97
3. ST3012Tomorrow (Yesterdays)Vogue (F) V 5011, LD 014; Blue Note BLP 5010; Prestige PR 7841; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 97
4. ST3013MaximumVogue (F) V 5012, LD 014, LDA 16008; Blue Note 1570, BLP 5010; Prestige PR 7841; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 97
5. ST3014Ham And Haig (Hot House)Vogue (F) V 5012, LD 014; Jazz Legacy (F) JL 97
* Vogue (F) LDA 16008   Max Roach/Clifford Brown - 2 Giants
* Prestige PR 7841   Al Haig Trio And Quintet
* Jazz Legacy (F) JL 97   James Moody - In The Beginning: Jazz Legacy 47
* Vogue (F) LD 014   Max Roach
* Blue Note BLP 5010   Max Roach/James Moody/Art Blakey - New Sounds
* Prestige PRLP 113   Fats Navarro/Dizzy Gillespie/Miles Davis/Kenny Dorham - Modern Jazz Trumpets
* Vogue (F) V 5009; Blue Note 1569   Max Roach - Prince Albert, Part 1&2
* Vogue (F) V 5010   Max Roach - Baby Sis, Part 1&2
= Prestige 702   James Moody - Maxology, Part 1&2
* Vogue (F) V 5011; Blue Note 1571   Max Roach - Tomorrow, Part 1&2
* Vogue (F) V 5012   Max Roach - Maximum / Ham And Haig
* Blue Note 1570   Max Roach - Maximum / James Moody - Just Moody

J.J. Johnson's Boppers

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, May 26, 1949
JRC20BElyseesNew Jazz 803, 810; Prestige 810, PREP 1330, PRLP 109, PRLP 7023, PRLP 7253, P 24067
JRC21COpus VNew Jazz 806; Prestige PREP 1330, PRLP 109, PRLP 7023, PRLP 7253, P 24067
JRC22CHi-Lo-
JRC23DFox HuntPrestige 810, PREP 1330, PRLP 109, PRLP 7023, PRLP 7253, P 24067
* Prestige PRLP 7023; Original Jazz Classics OJC 091, OJCCD 091-2; Prestige PRLP 16-4   J.J. Johnson/Kai Winding/Bennie Green - Trombone By Three
* Prestige PRLP 7253   J.J. Johnson - Looking Back
* Prestige P 24067   Various Artists - Early Bones
* Prestige PRLP 109   Kai Winding/J.J. Johnson - Modern Jazz Trombones
* Prestige PREP 1330   J.J. Johnson Sextet
* New Jazz 803   Terry Gibbs - Cuddles / J.J. Johnson - Elysees
* New Jazz 810   J.J. Johnson - Elysees / Don Lanphere - Spider's Webb
* Prestige 810   J.J. Johnson - Elysees / Fox Hunt
* New Jazz 806; Prestige 806   J.J. Johnson - Opus V / Hi-Lo

Buddy DeFranco Sextet

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Harvey Leonard (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Bob Carter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, August 24, 1949
4272Bud's InventionCapitol 15839, H 322
4273Penthouse Serenade (When We're Alone)Capitol 57-747, H 371, T 371
4274ExtrovertCapitol 57-747, H 371, T 371, M 11060
4275Good For Nothin' JoeCapitol H 371, T 371, M 11060
4276AishieCapitol H 325, M 11060
* Capitol T 371   Various Artists - Classics In Jazz: Cool And Quiet
* Capitol M 11060   Lennie Tristano/Buddy DeFranco/Bill Harris - Capitol Jazz Classics, Vol. 14: Crosscurrents
* Capitol H 322, (E) LC 6363   Various Artists - Classics In Jazz: Small Combos
* Capitol H 371, (E) LC 6598   Various Artists - Classics In Jazz: Cool And Quiet
* Capitol H 325, (E) LC 6561   Various Artists - Classics In Jazz: The Modern Idiom
* Capitol 15839   Buddy DeFranco - Bud's Invention / ??? - ???
* Capitol 57-747, (E) CL 13274   Buddy DeFranco - Extrovert / Penthouse Serenade (When We're Alone)

Flip Phillips And His Orchestra

Billy Butterfield (trumpet) Bennie Green (trombone) Pete Mondello (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Mickey Crane (piano) Sam Bruno (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, August 29, 1949
280-6This Can't Be LoveMercury 8908, MGC 109 (alt.); Clef MGC 693
281-2Cookie-
* Clef MGC 693; Verve MGV 8077   Flip Phillips - Flip
* Mercury MGC 109 (alt.); Clef MGC 109; Universal (J) UCCV 9117   Flip Phillips - Collates
* Mercury 8908; Clef 8908   Flip Phillips - This Can't Be Love / Cookie

Don Lanphere Quintet

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Don Lanphere (tenor saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, September 20, 1949
JRC35AWailing WallPrestige PR 24046
JRC35BWailing Wall (incomplete)Prestige unissued
JRC35C--
JRC35DWailing WallNew Jazz 819; Prestige PRLP 113; New Jazz NJLP 8296; Prestige P 24081, (J) SLP 47, PRCD 24114-2
JRC35E-Prestige PREP 1321, PRCD 24114-2
JRC36AGo (incomplete)Prestige unissued
JRC36BGo-
JRC36BC-New Jazz 812; Prestige PRCD 24114-2
JRC36C-Prestige PREP 1321, PRLP 113; New Jazz NJLP 8296; Prestige P 24081, PRCD 24114-2
JRC36DGo (incomplete)Prestige unissued
JRC36EGo-
JRC37AInfatuation (incomplete)-
JRC37BInfatuationNew Jazz 819; Prestige PREP 1321; New Jazz NJLP 8296; Prestige P 24081, PRCD 24114-2
JRC37CInfatuation (incomplete)Prestige unissued
JRC37DInfatuationPrestige PRCD 24114-2
JRC38AStop (incomplete)Prestige unissued
JRC38BStopNew Jazz 812; Prestige PREP 1321, PRLP 113; New Jazz NJLP 8296; Prestige P 24081, (J) SLP 47, PRCD 24114-2
JRC38CStop (incomplete)Prestige unissued
JRC38DStopPrestige PRCD 24114-2
* Prestige PR 24046   Various Artists - 25 Years Of Prestige
* New Jazz NJLP 8296; Prestige PR 16002   Miles Davis/Dizzy Gillespie/Fats Navarro - Trumpet Giants
* Prestige P 24081   Various Artists - Fisrt Sessions 1949-50
* Prestige (J) SLP 47   Various Artists - Early Prestige Sessions 1949/50
* Prestige PRCD 24114-2   Don Lanphere/Fats Navarro/Leo Parker/Al Haig - Prestige First Sessions, Vol. 1
* Prestige PRLP 113   Fats Navarro/Dizzy Gillespie/Miles Davis/Kenny Dorham - Modern Jazz Trumpets
* Prestige PREP 1321   Fats Navarro Quintet
* New Jazz 819; Prestige 819   Fats Navarro - Wailing Wall / Infatuation
* New Jazz 812; Prestige 812   Fats Navarro - Stop / Go

J.J. Johnson's Boppers

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Sonny Stitt (tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, October 17, 1949
JRC600AAfternoon In Paris (alt. take)Prestige PR 7839; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 009-2
JRC600CAfternoon In ParisNew Jazz 820; Prestige PREP 1332, PRLP 123, PRLP 7024, P 24044, P 24081
JRC601AElora (alt. take)New Jazz 814 (alt.); Prestige PR 7839; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 009-2
JRC601BEloraNew Jazz 814; Prestige PREP 1332, PRLP 123, PRLP 7024, P 24044, P 24081
JRC602ATeapot (alt. take)Prestige PR 7839; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 009-2
JRC602BTeapotNew Jazz 820; Prestige PREP 1332, PRLP 123, PRLP 7024, P 24044, P 24081
JRC603BBlue Mode (alt. take)New Jazz 814 (alt.); Prestige PRLP 7024
JRC603CBlue ModeNew Jazz 814; Prestige PREP 1332, PRLP 123, PRLP 7024, P 24044, P 24081
* Prestige PRLP 7024; Original Jazz Classics OJC 009, OJCCD 009-2   Sonny Stitt With Bud Powell And J.J. Johnson
= Prestige PRLP 7248   Sonny Stitt - All God's Children Got Rhythm
= Prestige PR 7839   Sonny Stitt - Bud's Blues
* Prestige P 24044   Sonny Stitt - Genesis
* Prestige P 24081   Various Artists - Fisrt Sessions 1949-50
* Prestige PRLP 123   J.J. Johnson/Bennie Green - Modern Jazz Trombones, Vol. 2
* Prestige PREP 1332   J.J. Johnson With Sonny Stitt
* New Jazz 820   J.J. Johnson - Afternoon In Paris / Teapot
= Prestige 820   Sonny Stitt - Teapot / Afternoon In Paris
* New Jazz 814 (alt.)   J.J. Johnson - Elora / Blue Mode
* New Jazz 814   J.J. Johnson - Elora / Blue Mode
= Prestige 814   Sonny Stitt - Blue Mode / Elora

Charlie Parker Quintet

Red Rodney (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Pershing Hotel", Chicago, IL, November, 1949
I Cover The WaterfrontPhilology (It) 214 W 12
--
Confirmation-
--
Now's The Time-
--
Air Conditioning (Big Foot)-
Perdido-
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes (into)-
Ruby, My Dear-
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes (into)-
Ruby, My Dear-
Wee-
--
same session
Hot House (Short)Philology (It) 214 W 15
Hot House (Long)-
Cheryl (Short)-
Cheryl (Long)-
I Can't Get Started (Short)-
I Can't Get Started (Long)-
Groovin' High (Short)-
Groovin' High (Long)-
* Philology (It) 214 W 12   Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 2
* Philology (It) 214 W 15   Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 3

Sonny Stitt Quartet

Sonny Stitt (tenor saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, December 11, 1949
JRC1000AAll God's Chillun Got RhythmPrestige 9001, PRLP 103, PRLP 7024, P 24044
JRC1001Sonny SidePrestige 722, PRLP 103, PRLP 7024, P 24044
JRC1002BBud's BluesPrestige 9002, PRLP 103, PRLP 7024, P 24044
JRC1003ASunsetPrestige 9001, PRLP 103, PRLP 7024, P 24044
* Prestige PRLP 7024; Original Jazz Classics OJC 009, OJCCD 009-2   Sonny Stitt With Bud Powell And J.J. Johnson
= Prestige PRLP 7248   Sonny Stitt - All God's Children Got Rhythm
= Prestige PR 7839   Sonny Stitt - Bud's Blues
* Prestige P 24044   Sonny Stitt - Genesis
* Prestige PRLP 103   Sonny Stitt And Bud Powell
* Prestige 9001, 705   Sonny Stitt - All God's Chillun Got Rhythm / Sunset
* Prestige 722   Sonny Stitt - Sonny Side / Taking A Chance On Love
* Prestige 9002, 706   Sonny Stitt - Fine And Dandy / Bud's Blues

The Stars Of Modern Jazz

Miles Davis (trumpet -1/4) Bennie Green (trombone -1/4) Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone -1/4) Serge Chaloff (baritone saxophone -1/4) Bud Powell (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"The Stars Of Modern Jazz", "Carnegie Hall", NYC, December 25, 1949
1.Symphony Sid's RemarksIAJRC 20
2.MoveIAJRC 20; Jass JCD 16
3.Hot House-
4.Ornithology (incomplete)-
5.All God's Chillun Got RhythmIAJRC 20
* IAJRC 20   Various Artists - Stars Of Modern Jazz Concert At Carnegie Hall
* Jass JCD 16   Various Artists - Carnegie Hall X-Mas '49: Charlie Parker And The Stars Of Modern Jazz At Carnegie Hall

1950

Metronome All-Stars

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Serge Chaloff (baritone saxophone) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January 10, 1950
CO42629-1Double DateColumbia 38734; Harmony HL 7044
CO42630-1No Figs-
* Harmony HL 7044   The Swing Era Metronome All-Stars
* Columbia 38734, DB-2718   Metronome All-Stars - No Figs / Double Date

Howard McGhee All Stars

Howard McGhee (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Brew Moore (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, January 23, 1950
BN370-1Lo-Flame (alt. take)Blue Note 7243 4 95747 2
BN370-2Lo-FlameBlue Note 1574, BLP 5012
BN371-1FuguettaBlue Note 1572, BLP 5012
BN372-0Fluid DriveBlue Note 1573, BLP 5012
BN373-0MeciendoBlue Note 1574, BLP 5012
BN374-0Donellon SquareBlue Note 1573, BLP 5012
BN375-1I'll Remember AprilBlue Note 1572, BLP 5012
* Blue Note BLP 5012   Howard McGhee's All Stars - The McGhee-Navarro Sextet
= Blue Note (J) K18P-9274   Howard McGhee All Stars/Howard McGhee Sextet
= Blue Note 7243 4 95747 2   Howard McGhee/Introducing The Kenny Drew Trio
* Blue Note 1574   Howard McGhee - Meciendo / Lo-Flame
* Blue Note 1572   Howard McGhee - I'll Remember April / Fuguetta
* Blue Note 1573   Howard McGhee - Fluid Drive / Donellon Square

Sonny Stitt Quartet

Sonny Stitt (tenor saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January 26, 1950
JRC1004DStrike Up The BandPrestige 758, PRLP 103, PRLP 7024, P 24044
JRC1005BI Want To Be Happy-
JRC1006DTaking A Chance On LovePrestige 722, PRLP 103, PRLP 7024, P 24044
JRC1007AFine And DandyPrestige 9002, PRLP 103, PRLP 7024, P 24044
JRC1007BFine And Dandy (alt. take)Prestige PRLP 7024, P 24081
* Prestige PRLP 7024; Original Jazz Classics OJC 009, OJCCD 009-2   Sonny Stitt With Bud Powell And J.J. Johnson
= Prestige PRLP 7248   Sonny Stitt - All God's Children Got Rhythm
= Prestige PR 7839   Sonny Stitt - Bud's Blues
* Prestige P 24044   Sonny Stitt - Genesis
* Prestige P 24081   Various Artists - Fisrt Sessions 1949-50
* Prestige PRLP 103   Sonny Stitt And Bud Powell
* Prestige 758   Sonny Stitt - I Want To Be Happy / Strike Up The Band
* Prestige 722   Sonny Stitt - Sonny Side / Taking A Chance On Love
* Prestige 9002, 706   Sonny Stitt - Fine And Dandy / Bud's Blues

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, February, 1950
341-2So Sorry PleaseMercury 11060, MGC 507; Norgran MGN 1063; Verve 314 521 669-2
342-2Get HappyMercury 11061, MGC 507; Norgran MGN 1063; Verve VSP 37, 314 521 669-2
343-1Sometimes I'm HappyMercury 11061, MGC 507; Norgran MGN 1063; Verve 314 521 669-2
344-2Sweet Georgia BrownMercury 11059, MGC 507; Norgran MGN 1063; Verve VSP 37, 314 521 669-2
346-1April In ParisMercury 11060, MGC 507; Norgran MGN 1063; Verve 314 521 669-2
347-1Body And SoulMercury 11059, MGC 507; Norgran MGN 1063; Verve 314 521 669-2
* Norgran MGN 1063; Verve MGV 8153   Bud Powell - Jazz Giant
* Verve VSP 37   This Was Bud Powell
* Verve 314 521 669-2   The Complete Bud Powell On Verve
* Mercury MGC 507; Clef MGC 507; Universal (J) UCCV 9113   Bud Powell - Piano Solos #2
* Mercury 11060, 11060x45; Clef 11060, 11060x45   Bud Powell - So Sorry Please / April In Paris
* Mercury 11061, 11061x45; Clef 11061, 11061x45   Bud Powell - Get Happy / Sometimes I'm Happy
* Mercury 11059, 11059x45; Clef 11059, 11059x45   Bud Powell - Sweet Georgia Brown / Body And Soul

Miles Davis Nonet

Miles Davis (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Gunther Schuller (French horn) Bill Barber (tuba) Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Max Roach (drums) Kenny Pancho Hagood (vocals -4)
NYC, March 9, 1950
1. 4346DeceptionCapitol H 459, T 792
2. 4347Rocker-
3. 4348Moon Dreams-
4. 4349Darn That DreamCapitol 1221, M 11026
* Capitol T 792   Miles Davis - Birth Of The Cool
= Capitol M 11026   Miles Davis - Capitol Jazz Classics, Vol. 1: The Complete Birth Of The Cool
* Capitol H 459   Miles Davis - Classics In Jazz
* Capitol 1221   Miles Davis - Venus De Milo / Darn That Dream

Leo Parker Quartet

Leo Parker (baritone,alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, July 20, 1950
JRC94?Bewitched, Bothered And Bewilderedunissued
JRC95AMona Lisa (incomplete)-
JRC95BMona LisaPrestige P 24081, PRCD 24114-2
JRC97ADarn That Dream (incomplete)unissued
JRC97BDarn That DreamPrestige P 24081, PRCD 24114-2
JRC98BI'll Cross My FingersPrestige 720, P 24081, PRCD 24114-2
* Prestige P 24081   Various Artists - Fisrt Sessions 1949-50
* Prestige PRCD 24114-2   Don Lanphere/Fats Navarro/Leo Parker/Al Haig - Prestige First Sessions, Vol. 1
* Prestige 720   Leo Parker - I'll Cross My Fingers / Mad Lad Returns

The Ellingtonians With Chubby Kemp / Chubby Kemp And Her All Stars

Red Rodney (trumpet) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Harry Carney (baritone saxophone) Duke Ellington (piano) Oscar Pettiford (cello) Wendell Marshall (bass) Max Roach (drums) Chubby Kemp (vocals)
NYC, September 21, 1950
M4010Mean Ol' Choo-ChooMercer unissued

The Ellingtonians With Al Hibbler

Red Rodney (trumpet) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Harry Carney (baritone saxophone) Billy Strayhorn (piano) Oscar Pettiford (cello) Wendell Marshall (bass) Max Roach (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
NYC, September 21, 1950
M4011White ChristmasMercer M 1953; Brunswick BL 54036
M4012Nobody Knows The Trouble I've SeenMercer M 1953, LP 1004; Brunswick BL 54036
* Brunswick BL 54036   Al Hibbler With The Ellingtonians
* Mercer LP 1004   The Ellingtonians With Al Hibbler
* Mercer M 1953   The Ellingtonians/Al Hibbler - White Christmas / Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen

The Ellingtonians With Chubby Kemp / Chubby Kemp And Her All Stars

Red Rodney (trumpet) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Harry Carney (baritone saxophone) Duke Ellington (piano) Oscar Pettiford (cello) Wendell Marshall (bass) Max Roach (drums) Chubby Kemp (vocals)
NYC, September 21, 1950
M4013Me And My WigMercer M 1971
M4014How Blue Can You GetMercer M 1960; Jazz Legacy (F) 500112
omit Pettiford
M4015Juke Bop BoogieMercer M 1971; Vogue (F) V 3099
* Jazz Legacy (F) 500112   Johnny Hodges - Jumpin': Jazz Legacy 62
* Mercer M 1971   Chubby Kemp - Me And My Wig / Juke Bop Boogie
* Mercer M 1960   The Ellingtonians/Chubby Kemp - How Blue Can You Get / Sara Forde/Mercer Ellington - Set 'Em Up
* Vogue (F) V 3099   Johnny Hodges - Hello Little Boy / Juke Bop Boogie

Sara Forde With Mercer Ellington And His Orchestra

Red Rodney (trumpet) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Harry Carney (baritone saxophone) Duke Ellington (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Max Roach (drums) Sara Forde (vocals)
NYC, September 21, 1950
M4016Set 'Em UpMercer M 1960; Jazz Legacy (F) 500112
* Jazz Legacy (F) 500112   Johnny Hodges - Jumpin': Jazz Legacy 62
* Mercer M 1960   The Ellingtonians/Chubby Kemp - How Blue Can You Get / Sara Forde/Mercer Ellington - Set 'Em Up

The Ellingtonians

Red Rodney (trumpet) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Harry Carney (baritone saxophone) Duke Ellington (mandolin piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, September 21, 1950
M4017The New Piano Roll BluesMercer M 1958; Vogue (E) V 2046; Jazz Selection (F) 652; Pop (F) SPO 17054; Vogue (F) LD 497-30
* Vogue (F) LD 497-30   Duke Ellington And His Ellingtonians
* Pop (F) SPO 17054   Earl Hines/Duke Ellington/Erroll Garner/Art Tatum - ABC Du Jazz, Vol. J: "Middle Jazz" Piano
* Mercer M 1958   The Ellingtonians - The New Piano Roll Blues / Sara Forde/Billy Strayhorn - The Man I Love
* Vogue (E) V 2046   Duke Ellington - The New Piano Roll Blues / Johnny Hodges - Let The Zoomers Drool
* Jazz Selection (F) 652   Duke Ellington - The New Piano Roll Blues / Honeysuckle Rose

1951

Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January 17, 1951
489-2Au PrivaveVerve MGV 8010, V/V6 8409
489-3-Mercury 11087; Clef MGC 646; Verve MGV 8010, MGV 8002, V3HB 8840, VE2 2512
490-3She RoteVerve MGV 8010, V/V6 8409
490-5-Mercury 11101; Clef MGC 646; Verve MGV 8010, MGV 8002, V3HB 8840, VE2 2512
491-1K.C. BluesMercury 11101; Clef MGC 646; Verve MGV 8010, V/V6 8409, V3HB 8840, VE2 2512
492-2Star EyesMercury 11087; Clef MGC 646; Verve MGV 8010, V6 8787, V3HB 8840, VE2 2512
* Verve MGV 8010   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #8 - Swedish Schnapps
* Verve V/V6 8409   The Essential Charlie Parker
* Clef MGC 646   The Magnificent Charlie Parker
= Clef MGC 733   Charlie Parker - Yardbird (not released)
* Verve MGV 8002   The Charlie Parker Story #3
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement
* Verve VE2 2512   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1950-1951
* Verve V6 8787   Charlie Parker - The Bird Set
* Mercury 11087, 11087x45; Clef 11087, 11087x45   Charlie Parker - Au Privave / Star Eyes
* Mercury 11101, 11101x45; Clef 11101, 11101x45   Charlie Parker - She Rote / K.C. Blues

The Metronome All Stars

Miles Davis (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) John LaPorta (clarinet) Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Serge Chaloff (baritone saxophone) Terry Gibbs (vibraphone) George Shearing (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January 23, 1951
6252Early SpringCapitol 1550, T 796, M 11031, (J) CR-8024, CDP 7 98935 2
6253Local 802 BluesCapitol 1550, M 11031, (J) CR-8024, CDP 7 98935 2
* Capitol T 796   Various Artists - The History Of Jazz, Vol. 4: Enter The Cool
* Capitol M 11031   The Metronome All Stars/The International Jazzmen/The Just Jazz All Stars - Capitol Jazz Classics, Vol. 6: All Star Sessions
* Capitol (J) CR-8024   Various Artists - Jazz Of The Forties: Bebop Into Cool
* Capitol CDP 7 98935 2   Miles Davis - The Birth Of The Cool, Vol. 2
* Capitol 1550, (E) CL 13545   The Metronome All Stars - Early Spring / Local 802 Blues

Lee Konitz Sextet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Sal Mosca (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Arnold Fishkin (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, March 8, 1951
140BOdjenarNew Jazz 853; Prestige PREP 1319, PRLP 116, PRLP 7013; New Jazz NJLP 8295; Prestige PR 7827
141BEzz-TheticNew Jazz 843; Prestige PREP 1319, PRLP 116, PRLP 7013; New Jazz NJLP 8295; Prestige PR 7827
142BHi-Beck-
* Prestige PRLP 7013; Original Jazz Classics OJC 1726, OJCCD 1726-2   Various Artists - Conception
* New Jazz NJLP 8295   Lee Konitz/Miles Davis/Teddy Charles/Jimmy Raney - Ezz-Thetic
= Prestige PR 16011   Lee Konitz - Ezz-Thetic!
* Prestige PR 7827   Lee Konitz - Ezz-Thetic!
* Prestige PRLP 116   Lee Konitz - The New Sounds
* Prestige PREP 1319   Lee Konitz With Miles Davis
* New Jazz 853; Prestige 753   Lee Konitz - Indian Summer / Odjenar
* New Jazz 843; Prestige 743   Lee Konitz - Ezz-Thetic / Hi-Beck

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, May 1, 1951
BN382-1Un Poco Loco (alt. take 1)Blue Note BLP 1503
BN382-2Un Poco Loco (alt. take 2)-
BN382-4Un Poco LocoBlue Note 1577, BLP 5003, BLP 1503, BST2 84429
BN384-0A Night In TunisiaBlue Note 1576, BLP 5003, BLP 1503, BLP 1001, BST 89903
BN384-1A Night In Tunisia (alt. take)Blue Note BLP 1503
Parisian Thoroughfare-
* Blue Note BLP 1503, BST 81503 (pseudo stereo)   The Amazing Bud Powell, Vol. 1
* Blue Note BST2 84429   Various Artists - The Best Of Blue Note, Vol. 1
* Blue Note BLP 1001   Various Artists - 25 Years Blue Note: Anniversary Album
= Blue Note BLP 2001, BST 82001   Various Artists - Blue Note Gems Of Jazz
* Blue Note BST 89903   Various Artists - Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz 1949-1959
= Blue Note BN-LA159-G2   Various Artists - Decades Of Jazz, Vol. 2
* Blue Note BLP 5003   The Amazing Bud Powell
* Blue Note 1577   Bud Powell - Un Poco Loco / It Could Happen To You
* Blue Note 1576   Bud Powell - A Night In Tunisia / Over The Rainbow

George Wallington Trio

George Wallington (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, November 21, 1951
TwinsProgressive PLP 3001; Savoy XP 8124, MG 12081, SJL 2247
Polka Dot-
I'll Remember AprilProgressive 101, PLP 3001; Savoy XP 8124, MG 12081, SJL 2247
High ScoreProgressive PLP 3001; Savoy XP 8124, MG 12081, SJL 2247
HyacinthProgressive PLP 3001; Savoy XP 8125, MG 12081, SJL 2247
Joy Bell-
I Didn't Know What Time It Was-
Fine And DandyProgressive 101, PLP 3001; Savoy XP 8125, MG 12081, SJL 2247
* Savoy MG 12081   The George Wallington Trios And Septet
* Savoy SJL 2247   Various Artists - The Modern Jazz Piano Album
* Progressive PLP 3001   George Wallington Trio
= Savoy MG 15037   The George Wallington Trio
* Savoy XP 8124   George Wallington Trio, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8125   George Wallington Trio, Vol. 2
* Progressive 101   George Wallington - Fine And Dandy / I'll Remember April

1952

Charlie Parker Sextet

Benny Harris (trumpet -1/9,11) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums) possibly Jose Mangual (bongos)
NYC, January 23, 1952
1. 679-4Mama InezMercury 11092, MGC 513; Verve MGV 8008, VE2 2523
2. 680-1La CucarachaVerve (J) J00J-29001/10
3. 680-2--
4. 680-3-Mercury 11093, MGC 513; Verve MGV 8008, VE2 2523
5. 680-4-Verve (J) J00J-29001/10
6. 681-2Estrellita-
7. 681-4--
8. 681-5--
9. 681-6-Mercury 11094, MGC 513; Verve MGV 8008, VE2 2523
10. 682-3Begin The BeguineMercury 11094, MGC 513; Verve MGV 8008, MGV 8002, VE2 2523
11. 683-1La PalomaMercury 11091, MGC 513; Verve MGV 8008, VE2 2523
* Verve MGV 8008   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #6 - Fiesta
* Verve VE2 2523   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1952-1954
* Verve MGV 8002   The Charlie Parker Story #3
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve (J) J00J-29001/10   The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve - Bird
* Mercury MGC 513; Clef MGC 513; Universal (J) UCCV 9043   Charlie Parker Plays South Of The Border
* Mercury 11092, 11092x45; Clef 11092, 11092x45   Charlie Parker - Up Poquito De Tu Amor / Mama Inez
* Mercury 11093, 11093x45; Clef 11093, 11093x45   Charlie Parker - My Little Suede Shoes / La Cucaracha
* Mercury 11094, 11094x45; Clef 11094, 11094x45   Charlie Parker - Estrellita / Begin The Beguine
* Mercury 11091, 11091x45; Clef 11091, 11091x45   Charlie Parker - Tico Tico / La Paloma

Gil Melle Sextet

Eddie Bert (trombone) Gil Melle (tenor saxophone) Joe Manning (vibraphone) George Wallington (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Max Roach (drums) Monica Dell (vocals -2/4)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 2, 1952
1. BN461-3 (tk.4)Four MoonsBlue Note 1606, BLP 5020
2. BN462-3 (tk.8)The GearsBlue Note 1606, BLP 5020, BST2 84433
3. BN463-0 (tk.9)MarsBlue Note 1607, BLP 5020
4. BN464-0 (tk.10)Sunset Concerto-
* Blue Note BST2 84433   Various Artists - The Best Of Blue Note, Vol. 2
* Blue Note BLP 5020   Gil Melle - New Faces-New Sounds
= Blue Note (J) K18P-9275   Gil Melle Quintet/Gil Melle Sextet
* Blue Note 1606   Gil Melle - Four Moons / The Gears
* Blue Note 1607   Gil Melle - Sunset Concerto / Mars

Flip Phillips And His Orchestra

Al Porcino (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Charlie Kennedy (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Mickey Crane (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, March 21, 1952
749-3Someone To Watch Over MeClef MGC 158, MGC 692
750-3I'm Puttin' All My Eggs In One BasketClef 89111, MGC 158, MGC 692
751-2Singin' In The Rain-
752-2GinaClef MGC 158, MGC 692
* Clef MGC 692; Verve MGV 8076   Swinging With Flip Phillips And His Orchestra
* Clef MGC 158   Jumping Moods With Flip Phillips
* Clef 89111, 89111x45   Flip Phillips - I'm Puttin' All My Eggs In One Basket / Singin' In The Rain

Thelonious Monk Sextet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet -1/8) Lou Donaldson (alto saxophone -1/8) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone -1/8) Thelonious Monk (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Max Roach (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, May 30, 1952
1. BN434-1 tk.2SkippyBlue Note 1602, BLP 1511
2. BN434-2 tk.3Skippy (alt. take)Mosaic MR4-101; Blue Note (J) BNJ-61011
3. BN435-1 tk.5Hornin' In (alt. take)-
4. BN435-3 tk.7Hornin' InBlue Note 1603, BLP 1511
5. BN436-0 tk.8SixteenMosaic MR4-101; Blue Note (J) BNJ-61011
6. BN436-1 tk.9Sixteen (alt. take)-
7. BN437-0 tk.10Carolina MoonBlue Note 1603, BLP 1511
8. BN438-0 tk.11Let's Cool OneBlue Note 1602, BLP 1511
9. BN439-0 tk.12I'll Follow YouMosaic MR4-101; Blue Note (J) BNJ-61011
* Blue Note BLP 1511, BST 81511 (pseudo stereo)   Thelonious Monk - Genius Of Modern Music, Vol. 2
= Blue Note BN-LA579-H2   Thelonious Monk - The Complete Genius
= Mosaic MR4-101   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Thelonious Monk
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61011   More Genius Of Thelonious Monk
* Blue Note 1602   Thelonious Monk - Skippy / Let's Cool One
* Blue Note 1603   Thelonious Monk - Hornin' In / Carolina Moon

George Wallington Quartet

George Wallington (piano) Chuck Wayne (mandola -1) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, September 4, 1952
1. 351Love BeatPrestige 788, PRLP 136, PR 7587
2. 352Summer RainPrestige 803, PRLP 136, PR 7587
3. 353EscalatingPrestige PRLP 136, PR 7587
4. 354Laura-
* Prestige PR 7587; Original Jazz Classics OJC 1754, OJCCD 1754-2   The George Wallington Trios Featuring Charles Mingus, Oscar Pettiford, Max Roach
* Prestige PRLP 136   George Wallington Trio
* Prestige 788   George Wallington - Love Beat / Red, White And Blue
* Prestige 803   George Wallington - Summer Rain / When Your Old Wedding Ring Was New

George Wallington Trio

George Wallington (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, September 4, 1952
355TenderlyPrestige PRLP 136, PR 7587
356When Your Lover Has GonePrestige 803, PRLP 136, PR 7587
357Red, White And BluePrestige 788, PRLP 136, PR 7587
358ArrivederciPrestige PRLP 136, PR 7587
* Prestige PR 7587; Original Jazz Classics OJC 1754, OJCCD 1754-2   The George Wallington Trios Featuring Charles Mingus, Oscar Pettiford, Max Roach
* Prestige PRLP 136   George Wallington Trio
* Prestige 803   George Wallington - Summer Rain / When Your Old Wedding Ring Was New
* Prestige 788   George Wallington - Love Beat / Red, White And Blue

Charles Mingus Quintet

Paige Brook (flute, alto saxophone) Jackson Wiley (cello) John Mehegan (piano) Charles Mingus (bass, narrator) Max Roach (drums, voice) Jackie Paris (vocals, narrator)
Lennie Tristano's Manhattan Studio, 317 East 32nd Street, NY, September 16, 1952
Paris In Blue (complete)unissued
E2CB6494-2Paris In Blue, Edition 1 (Orientation)Debut M 102; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1829-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Paris In Blue, Edition 2Debut DEB 198
Paris In Blue, Edition 3Debut (J) DEB 198
E2CB6495-2Make BelieveDebut M 102; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1829-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
E2CB6497-2MontageDebut M 103; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1829-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
* Debut DEB 198   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz
* Debut (J) DEB 198; Original Jazz Classics OJC 115   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1829-2   The Charles Mingus Group Featuring Jackie Paris, The Gordons, And Bob Benton - Debut Rarities, Vol. 4
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings
* Debut M 102; Cupol (Swd) American Jazz AJ 2   Charles Mingus - Paris In Blue / Make Believe
* Debut M 103   Charles Mingus - Montage / Extrasensory Perception

Charlie Parker Quintet With Strings

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums) unidentified strings (-1,3,5,7,10,12/14,16/19)
"Rockland Palace", NYC, September 26, 1952
1.Rocker #1Charlie Parker CP 502
2.Moose The MoocheCharlie Parker PLP 401, CP 502
3.Just Friends #1Charlie Parker CP 502
4.My Little Suede ShoesCharlie Parker PLP 401, CP 502
5.I'll Remember AprilCharlie Parker CP 502
6.Sly MongooseCharlie Parker PLP 401, CP 502
7.Laura-
8.Star Eyes-
9.This Time The Dream's On Me-
10.Easy To LoveCharlie Parker CP 502
11.Cool BluesCharlie Parker PLP 401, CP 502
12.What Is This Thing Called LoveCharlie Parker CP 502
13.I Didn't Know What Time It Was-
14.Repetition #2-
15.Lester Leaps InCharlie Parker PLP 401, CP 502
16.East Of The Sun #1Charlie Parker CP 502
17.April In Paris-
18.Out Of Nowhere-
19.Rocker #2Charlie Parker PLP 401, CP 502
* Charlie Parker CP 502   Charlie Parker - Live At Rockland Palace September 26, 1952
* Charlie Parker PLP 401   Charlie Parker - "Bird" Is Free

Dizzy Gillespie's Cool Jazz All-Stars / Buddy DeFranco And The Cool Jazz All-Stars / Don Elliott And The Cool Jazz All-Stars

Jimmy McPartland (cornet -2) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Dick Cary (trumpet -2) Don Elliott (mellophone -1,3,4, trumpet -2) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet -3) Ray Abrams (tenor saxophone) Ronnie Ball (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Hot versus Cool", "Birdland", NYC, November 24, 1952
1. 52S509Muskrat RambleMGM 30744, E 194, E 3286
2. 52S510Battle Of BluesMGM 30745, E 194, E 3286, E 3611
3. 52S511IndianaMGM 30743, E 194, E 3286
4. 52S512How High The MoonMGM 30742, E 194, E 3286
* MGM E 3286   Jimmy McPartland/Dizzy Gillespie - Leonard Feather Presents Hot Vs. Cool: A Battle Of Jazz
* MGM E 3611   Various Artists - Forty-Eight: Stars Of Jazz
* MGM E 194   Jimmy McPartland/Dizzy Gillespie - Leonard Feather Presents Hot Vs. Cool: A Battle Of Jazz
= MGM (E) D 115   Jimmy McPartland/Dizzy Gillespie - Jam Session At Birdland
* MGM 30744   Jimmy McPartland - Muskrat Ramble / Don Elliott - Muskrat Ramble
* MGM 30745   Jimmy McPartland - Battle Of Blues / Dizzy Gillespie - Battle Of Blues
* MGM 30743   Buddy DeFranco - Indiana / Edmond Hall - Indiana
* MGM 30742   Dizzy Gillespie - How High The Moon / Jimmy McPartland - How High The Moon

Thelonious Monk Trio

Thelonious Monk (piano) Gerry Mapp (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, December 18, 1952
399Trinkle, TinklePrestige 838, PRLP 142, PRLP 7027, PR 7751, PR 24006
400These Foolish Things-
401Bemsha SwingPrestige PRLP 142, PRLP 7027, PR 7751, PR 24006
402Reflections-
* Prestige PRLP 7027; Original Jazz Classics OJC 010, OJCCD 010-2   Thelonious Monk Trio
= Prestige PRLP 7159   Thelonious Monk - Monk's Moods
= Prestige PR 7508   Thelonious Monk - The High Priest
* Prestige PR 7751   Thelonious Monk - Reflections, Vol. 1
* Prestige PR 24006   Thelonious Monk
* Prestige PRLP 142   Thelonious Monk Trio
* Prestige 838   Thelonious Monk - Trinkle, Tinkle / These Foolish Things

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Fulton Recording Studios, NYC, December 30, 1952
1118-3The Song Is You (I Hear Music)Clef 89144, MGC 157; Verve MGV 8005, MGV 8001, VE2 2523, 825 671-2
1119-7 | 62VK440Laird BirdClef 89144, MGC 157; Verve MGV 8005, MGV 8001, MGV 8230, VE2 2523, 825 671-2
1120-2KimVerve MGV 8005, V/V6 8409, VE2 2523, 825 671-2
1120-4-Clef 89129, MGC 157; Verve MGV 8005, V3HB 8840, 825 671-2
1121-2Cosmic RaysClef 89129, MGC 157; Verve MGV 8005, VE2 2523, 825 671-2
1121-5-Verve MGV 8005, V3HB 8840, 825 671-2
* Verve MGV 8005   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #3 - Now's The Time
= ARS G 441   Charlie Parker - Now's The Time
* Verve MGV 8001   The Charlie Parker Story #2
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve VE2 2523   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1952-1954
* Verve MGV 8230   Various Artists - The Anatomy Of Improvisation
* Verve V/V6 8409   The Essential Charlie Parker
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement
* Verve 825 671-2   The Quartet Of Charlie Parker
* Clef MGC 157; Universal (J) UCCV 9111   Charlie Parker
* Clef 89144, 89144x45   Charlie Parker - The Song Is You (I Hear Music) / Laird Bird
* Clef 89129, 89129x45   Charlie Parker - Kim / Cosmic Rays

1953

Joe Holiday Octet

Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) Eddie Bert (trombone) Earl Warren (alto saxophone) Joe Holiday (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) John Acea (piano) Franklin Skeete (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, March 4, 1953
457Cotton CandyPrestige 871, PREP 1305; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1786-2
458And Now It Is Love-
459My Funny ValentinePrestige 883, PREP 1305; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1786-2
460Martha's HarpPrestige 887, PREP 1305; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1786-2
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1786-2   Joe Holiday - Mambo Jazz
* Prestige PREP 1305   Joe Holiday And His Band
* Prestige 871   Joe Holiday - Cotton Candy / And Now It Is Love
* Prestige 883, 883x45   Joe Holiday - Sleep / My Funny Valentine
* Prestige 887, 887x45   Joe Holiday - Martha's Harp / I Don't Want To Walk Without You

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Jack Holliday (piano) Mert Oliver (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Howard Theater", Washington, DC, March 8, 1953
Cool BluesVGM 0009
Out Of Nowhere-
Ornithology-
Anthropology-
* VGM 0009   Charlie Parker - Yardbird-DC-53

Max Roach Septet

Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) Leon Comegys (trombone) Gigi Gryce (alto saxophone, flute) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Walter Davis Jr. (piano) Franklin Skeete (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, April 10, 1953
A105OrientationDebut M 105, DEP 451; Original Jazz Classics OJC 202
Orientation (alt. take)Debut DEB 198, (J) DEB 198
B105MobleyzationDebut M 105, DEP 451; Original Jazz Classics OJC 202
A106Glow WormDebut M 106, DEP 451; Original Jazz Classics OJC 202
B106Sfax-
* Original Jazz Classics OJC 202, OJCCD 202-2   Max Roach Quartet
* Debut DEB 198   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz
* Debut (J) DEB 198; Original Jazz Classics OJC 115   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz
* Debut DEP 451, (D) DEP 45   Max Roach Septet
* Debut M 105; Swing (F) SW 423; Vogue (E) V 2270   Max Roach - Orientation / Mobleyzation
* Debut M 106; Swing (F) SW 424   Max Roach - Glow Worm / Sfax

Spaulding Givens Trio

Spaulding Givens (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, April 14, 1953
Day Dream (take 1)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1808-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Day Dream (take 2)-
Theme From "Rhapsody In Blue" (take 1)-
Theme From "Rhapsody In Blue" (take 2)-
Jet (take 1)-
Jet (take 2)-
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1808-2   The Charles Mingus Duo And Trio - Debut Rarities, Vol. 2
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings

Max Roach Quartet

Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone -1/5) Walter Davis Jr. (piano -1/5) Franklin Skeete (bass -1/5) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, April 21, 1953
1. RM502Just One Of Those ThingsDebut M 107, DLP 13, (D) DL 103; Original Jazz Classics OJC 202
2. RM503Cou-Manchi-CouDebut M 109, DLP 13, (D) DL 103; Original Jazz Classics OJC 202
3. RM504KismetDebut M 108, DLP 13, (D) DL 103; Original Jazz Classics OJC 202
4. RM505Chi-Chi-
5. RM506I'm A Fool To Want YouDebut M 109, DLP 13, (D) DL 103; Original Jazz Classics OJC 202
6. RM507Drum ConversationDebut M 107, DLP 13, (D) DL 103; Original Jazz Classics OJC 202
* Original Jazz Classics OJC 202, OJCCD 202-2   Max Roach Quartet
* Debut DLP 13   The Max Roach Quartet Featuring Hank Mobley
* Debut (D) DL 103   Max Roach Quartet
* Debut M 107; Swing (F) SW 437; Vogue (E) V 2329   Max Roach - Just One Of Those Things / Drum Conversation
* Debut M 109   Max Roach - I'm A Fool To Want You / Cou-Manchi-Cou
* Debut M 108; Swing (F) SW 436   Max Roach - Kismet / Chi-Chi

The Gordons With Hank Jones Trio

Hank Jones (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums) Honey Gordon (vocals -2/6) George Gordon Jr., George Gordon, Richard Gordon (vocals -3/5)
NYC, April 29, 1953
1.Medley: You Go To My HeadDebut DEB 198, (J) DEB 198; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1829-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
2. RM508Can You Blame MeDebut M 110, DEB 198, (J) DEB 198; Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 001; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1829-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
3. RM509You And MeDebut M 111; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1829-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
4.You And Me (alt. take)Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 001
5. RM510BebopperDebut M 110, DEB 198, (J) DEB 198; Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 001; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
6. RM511CupidDebut M 111; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1829-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
* Debut DEB 198   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz
* Debut (J) DEB 198; Original Jazz Classics OJC 115   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz
* Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 001   The Rarest On Debut: Charles Mingus
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1829-2   The Charles Mingus Group Featuring Jackie Paris, The Gordons, And Bob Benton - Debut Rarities, Vol. 4
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings
* Debut M 110   The Gordons - Bebopper / Can You Blame Me Me
* Debut M 111   Honey Gordon - You And Me / Cupid

The Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Charlie Parker as Charlie Chan (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Massey Hall", Toronto, Canada, May 15, 1953
Perdido (undubbed version)Debut 12DCD 4402-2
PerdidoDebut DLP 2, (D) DEP 31
-Debut DEB 124; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Salt Peanuts (undubbed version)Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Salt Peanuts #1&2Debut DLP 2, DEB 124, (D) DEP 31; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
All The Things You Are (undubbed version)Debut DLP 2, (D) DEP 32, 12DCD 4402-2
52nd Street Theme (undubbed version)-
All The Things You AreDebut DEB 124; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
52nd Street Theme-
* Debut DEB 124; Fantasy LP 6003, LP 86003; Original Jazz Classics OJC 044, OJCCD 044-2   The Quintet - Jazz At Massey Hall
= America (F) 30 AM 6053   Charlie Parker - Jazz At Massey Hall
* Prestige PR 24024   Various Artists - The Greatest Jazz Concert Ever
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings
* Debut DLP 2   The Quintet - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 1
= Vogue (E) LDE 040; Disques Swing (F) M 33312   The Quintet Of The Year - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 1
* Debut (D) DEP 31   The Quintet - Jazz At Nassey Hall, Vol. 1
* Debut (D) DEP 32   The Quintet - Jazz At Nassey Hall, Vol. 2

Max Roach Solo

Max Roach (drums)
"Massey Hall", Toronto, Canada, May 15, 1953
Drum Conversation (Drum Conversation, Part 2)Debut DEB 198, (J) DEB 198; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 111-2, OJCCD 202-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
* Debut DEB 198   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz
* Debut (J) DEB 198; Original Jazz Classics OJC 115   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 111-2   Bud Powell Trio - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 2
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 202-2   Max Roach Quartet
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Massey Hall", Toronto, Canada, May 15, 1953
I've Got You Under My SkinDebut DEB 198, (J) DEB 198; Fantasy LP 6006; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 111-2; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Embraceable YouDebut DLP 3, (D) DEP 49; Fantasy LP 6006; Original Jazz Classics OJC 111; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Sure Thing-
CherokeeDebut DLP 3, (D) DEP 34; Fantasy LP 6006; Original Jazz Classics OJC 111; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Hallelujah (Jubilee)Debut DLP 3, (D) DEP 49; Fantasy LP 6006; Original Jazz Classics OJC 111; Prestige PR 24024, P 24052; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Lullaby Of BirdlandDebut DLP 3, (D) DEP 33; Fantasy LP 6006; Original Jazz Classics OJC 111; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
* Debut DEB 198   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz
* Debut (J) DEB 198; Original Jazz Classics OJC 115   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz
* Fantasy LP 6006, LP 86006   The Bud Powell Trio
= America (F) 30 AM 6056   Bud Powell - Charlie Mingus - Max Roach
* Prestige PR 24024   Various Artists - The Greatest Jazz Concert Ever
* Original Jazz Classics OJC 111, OJCCD 111-2   Bud Powell Trio - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 2
* Prestige P 24052   Various Artists - Piano Giants
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings
* Debut DLP 3; Vogue (E) LDE 053; Disques Swing (F) M 33313   Bud Powell Trio - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 2
* Debut (D) DEP 49   The Bud Powell Trio At Massey Hall
* Debut (D) DEP 34   The Quintet/Bud Powell - Jazz At Nassey Hall, Vol. 4
* Debut (D) DEP 33   The Quintet/Bud Powell - Jazz At Nassey Hall, Vol. 3

The Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker as Charlie Chan (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Massey Hall", Toronto, Canada, May 15, 1953
Allen's Alley (Wee) (undubbed version)Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Allen's Alley (Wee)Debut DLP 4, DEB 124, (D) DEP 32; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Hot House (undubbed version)Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Hot House #1&2Debut DLP 4, DEB 124, (D) DEP 33; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
A Night In Tunisia (undubbed version)Debut 12DCD 4402-2
A Night In TunisiaDebut DLP 4, DEB 124, (D) DEP 34; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
* Debut DEB 124; Fantasy LP 6003, LP 86003; Original Jazz Classics OJC 044, OJCCD 044-2   The Quintet - Jazz At Massey Hall
= America (F) 30 AM 6053   Charlie Parker - Jazz At Massey Hall
* Prestige PR 24024   Various Artists - The Greatest Jazz Concert Ever
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings
* Debut DLP 4   The Quintet - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 3
= Vogue (E) LDE 087; Disques Swing (F) M 33318   The Quintet Of The Year - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 3
* Debut (D) DEP 32   The Quintet - Jazz At Nassey Hall, Vol. 2
* Debut (D) DEP 33   The Quintet/Bud Powell - Jazz At Nassey Hall, Vol. 3
* Debut (D) DEP 34   The Quintet/Bud Powell - Jazz At Nassey Hall, Vol. 4

Miles Davis Quartet

Miles Davis (trumpet) John Lewis (piano -1/3) Charles Mingus (piano -4) Percy Heath (bass) Max Roach (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, May 19, 1953
1. 479When Lights Are LowPrestige 902, PREP 1326, PRLP 161, PRLP 7054, PR 7457, PR 7822, P 24077
2. 480Tune UpPrestige PREP 1326, PRLP 161, PRLP 7054, PR 7822, P 24077
3. 481Miles AheadPrestige 902, PREP 1326, PRLP 161, PRLP 7054, PR 7822, PR 24012
4. 482SmoochPrestige 45-353, PREP 1326, PRLP 161, PRLP 7054, PR 7352, PR 7822, PR 24012
* Prestige PRLP 7054; Original Jazz Classics OJC 093, OJCCD 093-2   Miles Davis - Blue Haze
* Prestige PR 7457   Miles Davis' Greatest Hits
* Prestige PR 7822   Miles Davis - Miles Ahead
* Prestige P 24077   Miles Davis - Tune Up
* Prestige PR 24012   Miles Davis - Tallest Trees
* Prestige PR 7352   Miles Davis Plays For Lovers
* Prestige PRLP 161   Miles Davis
* Prestige PREP 1326   Miles Davis Quartet
* Prestige 45-353   Miles Davis - My Funny Valentine / Smooch
* Prestige 902   Miles Davis - When Lights Are Low / Miles Ahead

Charlie Parker Quartet With Gil Evans Orchestra

Junior Collins (French horn) Al Block (flute) Tommy Mace (oboe) Manny Thaler (bassoon) Hal McKusick (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Tony Aless (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums) The Dave Lambert Singers: including Annie Ross (vocals) Dave Lambert (vocals, arranger) Gil Evans (arranger, conductor)
Fulton Recording Studios, NYC, May 25, 1953
1238-1In The Still Of The NightVerve (J) J00J-29001/10
1238-2--
1238-3--
1238-4--
1238-5--
1238-6--
1238-7-Mercury 11100; Clef MGC 646; Verve MGV 8009, MGV 8000, VE2 2523
1239-1Old FolksVerve (J) J00J-29001/10
1239-2--
1239-3--
1239-4--
1239-5--
1239-6--
1239-7--
1239-8--
1239-9-Mercury 11100; Clef MGC 646; Verve MGV 8009, MGV 8000, V6 8787, VE2 2523
1240-9If I Love AgainVerve MGV 8009, VE2 2523
* Clef MGC 646   The Magnificent Charlie Parker
= Clef MGC 733   Charlie Parker - Yardbird (not released)
* Verve MGV 8009   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #7 - Jazz Perennial
* Verve MGV 8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve VE2 2523   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1952-1954
* Verve V6 8787   Charlie Parker - The Bird Set
* Verve (J) J00J-29001/10   The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve - Bird
* Mercury 11100, 11100x45; Clef 11100, 11100x45   Charlie Parker - In The Still Of The Night / Old Folks

George Wallington Trio

George Wallington (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, May 25, 1953
483Among FriendsPrestige PRLP 158, PR 7587
484My Nephew And I-
485Variations-
486Squeezers Breezers-
487Cuckoo Around The Clock-
488Married An Angel-
489Ours-
* Prestige PR 7587; Original Jazz Classics OJC 1754, OJCCD 1754-2   The George Wallington Trios Featuring Charles Mingus, Oscar Pettiford, Max Roach
* Prestige PRLP 158   George Wallington Trio, Vol. 2

Dizzy Gillespie Quartet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Birdland", NYC???, circa late May, 1953
Woody'n YouMythic Sound MS 6002-1
Salt Peanuts-
* Mythic Sound MS 6002-1, MS 6002-2   Earl Bud Powell, Vol. 2 - Burning In U.S.A., 53-55

Al Cohn Quintet

Nick Travis (trumpet) Al Cohn (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, June 23, 1953
Ah MooreSavoy XP 8123, MG 15036, MG 12048
Jane StreetSavoy XP 8122, MG 15036, MG 12048
I'm Telling Ya-
That's What You ThinkSavoy XP 8123, MG 15036, MG 12048
* Savoy MG 12048   Al Cohn - Cohn's Tones
* Savoy MG 15036   The Al Cohn Quintet
* Savoy XP 8123   Al Cohn Quintet, Vol. 2
* Savoy XP 8122   Al Cohn Quintet, Vol. 1

The Metronome All Stars

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) John LaPorta (clarinet) Warne Marsh, Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Terry Gibbs (vibraphone) Teddy Wilson (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Max Roach (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals)
NYC, July 9, 1953
53S507How High The Moon, Part 1MGM X 1078, E 3176
53S508How High The Moon, Part 2-
53S509St. Louis Blues, Part 1MGM 11573, X 1078, E 3176, E 3611
53S510St. Louis Blues, Part 2-
* MGM E 3176   Billy Eckstine - The Great Mr. B With A Beat
* MGM E 3611   Various Artists - Forty-Eight: Stars Of Jazz
* MGM X 1078, (E) EP 574   Billy Eckstine And The Metronome All Stars
* MGM 11573, (E) 692   The Metronome All Stars - St. Louis Blues, Part 1&2

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Fulton Recording Studios, NYC, July 28, 1953
1246-1Chi-ChiVerve MGV 8005, 825 671-2
1246-2-Verve (J) J00J-29001/10, 825 671-2
1246-3-Verve MGV 8005, V/V6 8409, VE2 2523, 825 671-2
1246-4Chi-Chi (alt. take)Verve 825 671-2
1246-5Chi-ChiVerve (J) J00J-29001/10, 825 671-2
1246-6-Clef 89138, MGC 157; Verve MGV 8005, 825 671-2
1247-1I Remember YouClef 89138, MGC 157; Verve MGV 8005, VE2 2523, 825 671-2
1248-1Now's The TimeClef MGC 157; Verve MGV 8005, MGV 8001, V3HB 8840, VE2 2523, 825 671-2
1249-1ConfirmationVerve (J) J00J-29001/10, 825 671-2
1249-2--
1249-3-Verve MGV 8005, MGV 8001, V3HB 8840, VE2 2523, 825 671-2
* Verve MGV 8005   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #3 - Now's The Time
= ARS G 441   Charlie Parker - Now's The Time
* Verve V/V6 8409   The Essential Charlie Parker
* Verve VE2 2523   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1952-1954
* Verve MGV 8001   The Charlie Parker Story #2
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement
* Verve 825 671-2   The Quartet Of Charlie Parker
* Verve (J) J00J-29001/10   The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve - Bird
* Clef MGC 157; Universal (J) UCCV 9111   Charlie Parker
* Clef 89138, 89138x45   Charlie Parker - Chi-Chi / I Remember You

Cliff "King" Solomon And His Orchestra

Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Clifford Solomon (tenor saxophone) Oscar Estelle (baritone saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) Monk Montgomery (bass) Max Roach (drums) Ernestine Anderson, Gigi Gryce (vocals)
NYC, August 2, 1953
CO49881Li'l Darlin'OKeh 7010
CO49882Square Dance BoogieOKeh 7022
CO49883Street Walking-
CO49884But OfficerOKeh 7010
* OKeh 7010   Cliff "King" Solomon - Li'l Darlin' / But Officer
* OKeh 7022   Cliff "King" Solomon - Square Dance Boogie / Street Walking

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, September 13, 1953
At LastContemporary C 7645
Winter WonderlandContemporary C 7649
What's Newunissued
Rolf Ericson (trumpet -1,2,4) Miles Davis (trumpet -1/4) Bud Shank (alto,baritone saxophone -1,2,4) Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone -1,2,4) Lorraine Geller (piano -1/4) Howard Rumsey (bass -1/4) Max Roach (drums)
1.Get Happy (incomplete)-
2.Infinite Promenade (Infinity Promenade)Contemporary C 7645
3.'Round Midnight-
4.A Night In Tunisia-
5.Drum Conversation-
Chet Baker, Rolf Ericson (trumpet) Bud Shank (alto,baritone saxophone) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) Max Roach (drums)
LoadedContemporary C 7649
I'll Remember April-
Out Of Somewhereunissued
Maid In Mexico-
* Contemporary C 7645; Original Jazz Classics OJC 480, OJCCD 480-2   Miles Davis And The Lighthouse All-Stars - At Last!
* Contemporary C 7649; Original Jazz Classics OJC 609, OJCCD 609-2   Chet Baker And The Lighthouse All-Stars - Witch Doctor

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Rolf Ericson (trumpet) Milt Bernhart (trombone -4) Herb Geller (alto saxophone) Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone) Bud Shank (baritone saxophone) Claude Williamson (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) Max Roach (drums) Jack Costanza (bongos -1,4)
Los Angeles, CA, October 20, 1953
1. C369Mambo Los FelizContemporary C 359, CEP 4008, C 2506, C 3508, CCD 14077-2
2.Jazz InventionContemporary CEP 4008, C 2506, C 3508
3. C371Love LettersContemporary C 359, CEP 4008, C 2506, C 3508
4.Witch Doctor, No. 1Contemporary CEP 4008, C 2506, C 3508, CCD 14077-2
* Contemporary C 3508; Original Jazz Classics OJC 266, OJCCD 266-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Vol. 3
* Contemporary CCD 14077-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars - Mexican Passport
* Contemporary C 2506   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Vol. 3
* Contemporary CEP 4008   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Vol. 6
* Contemporary C 359   Howard Rumsey - Mambo Los Feliz / Love Letters

Dizzy Gillespie - Stan Getz Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, December 9, 1953
1367-4Girl Of My DreamsNorgran MGN 18, MGN 1050; Verve VE2 2521
1368-7 | 63VK624It Don't Mean A ThingNorgran MGN 2, MGN 1050; Verve V/V6 8566, VE2 2521
1369-1It's The Talk Of The TownNorgran 107, MGN 2, MGN 1050, MGN 1021; Verve MGV 8195, VE2 2521
1370-1Siboney, Part 1Norgran MGN 18, MGN 1050; Verve VE2 2521
1371-2Siboney, Part 2-
1372-3 | 63VK622Exactly Like YouNorgran MGN 2, MGN 1050; Verve V/V6 8566, VE2 2521
1373-3I Let A Song Go Out Of My HeartNorgran MGN 2, MGN 1050; Verve VE2 2521
1374-1ImpromptuNorgran MGN 18, MGN 1050; Verve VE2 2521
* Norgran MGN 1050; Verve MGV 8141   Dizzy Gillespie/Stan Getz - Diz And Getz
* Verve VE2 2521   Dizzy Gillespie/Stan Getz - Diz And Getz
* Verve V/V6 8566   The Essential Dizzy Gillespie
* Norgran MGN 1021   Various Artists - Our Best, Vol. 2
* Verve MGV 8195   Various Artists - Verve Compendium Of Jazz #2
* Norgran MGN 18   More Of The Dizzy Gillespie-Stan Getz Sextet #2
* Norgran MGN 2   The Dizzy Gillespie-Stan Getz Sextet
* Norgran 107   Dizzy Gillespie/Stan Getz - It's The Talk Of The Town

1954 (age 30)

Stan Getz Quartet

Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Bob Whitlock (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 23, 1954
1494-5Nobody Else But MeNorgran 139; Verve MGV 8200
1495-1With The Wind And The Rain In Your HairNorgran 139, MGN 1034; Verve VSP 22
1496-6I Hadn't Anyone Till YouNorgran 119, MGN 1034; Verve VSP 2
1497-3Down By The Sycamore TreeNorgran 119; Verve MGV 8200
* Verve MGV 8200   Stan Getz And The Cool Sounds
= ARS G 407   The Cool Jazz Of Stan Getz
* Norgran MGN 1034; Verve MGV 8125   Various Artists - Tenor Saxes
* Verve VSP 22   Stan Getz - Another Time, Another Place
* Verve VSP 2   Stan Getz - Eloquence
* Norgran 139   Stan Getz - Nobody Else But Me / With The Wind And The Rain In Your Hair
* Norgran 119   Stan Getz - I Hadn't Anyone Till You / Down By The Sycamore Tree

Maynard Ferguson And His Orchestra

Maynard Ferguson (trumpet, valve trombone) Milt Bernhart (trombone) Herb Geller (alto saxophone) Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone) Claude Williamson (piano) John Simmons (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 23, 1954
10341Air ConditionedEmArcy MG 36009, EP 1-6110
10342Love Is Here To StayEmArcy MG 36009, EP 1-6109
* EmArcy MG 36009; Universal (J) UCCM 9120   Jam Session Featuring Maynard Ferguson
* EmArcy EP 1-6110   Maynard Ferguson - Jam Session, Vol. 2
* EmArcy EP 1-6109   Maynard Ferguson - Jam Session, Vol. 1

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Bud Shank (flute, alto flute) Bob Cooper (oboe, English horn) Claude Williamson (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, February 25 & 26, 1954
AquariumContemporary C 2510, C 3520
Warm Winds-
A Night In Tunisia-
Albatross-
Still Life-
Bags' Groove-
Hermosa Summer-
Happy Town-
* Contemporary C 3520; Original Jazz Classics OJC 154, OJCCD 154-2   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Vol. 4 - Oboe/Flute
* Contemporary C 2510   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Vol. 4

Oscar Pettiford Sextet

Kai Winding (trombone) Al Cohn (tenor saxophone) Henri Renaud (piano) Tal Farlow (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass, cello) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, March 21, 1954
East Lag (E Lag)Disques Swing (F) M 33326; Vogue (F) LD 608-30; Pop (F) SPO 17069; Period SPL 1212; Prestige PR 7813; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1931-2; Vogue (E) V 2348
Marcel The FurrierDisques Swing (F) M 33326; Vogue (F) LD 608-30; Period SPL 1211; Prestige PR 7813; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1931-2
RhumbluesDisques Swing (F) M 33326; Vogue (F) LD 608-30; Mode (F) MDINT 9144; Period SPL 1212; Prestige PR 7813; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1931-2
StardustDisques Swing (F) M 33326; Vogue (F) LD 608-30; Period SPL 1213; Prestige PR 7813; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1931-2
OndineDisques Swing (F) M 33326; Vogue (F) LD 608-30; Period SPL 1211; Prestige PR 7813; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1931-2; Vogue (E) V 2348
Burt's PadDisques Swing (F) M 33326; Vogue (F) LD 608-30; Period SPL 1213; Prestige PR 7813; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1931-2
* Vogue (F) LD 608-30   Oscar Pettiford - Memorial: 10eme Anniversaire Des Disques Vogue, Vol. 35
* Period SPL 1212   Various Artists - The Birdlanders, Vol. 2
* Prestige PR 7813   The Oscar Pettiford Memorial Album
* Period SPL 1211   Various Artists - The Birdlanders, Vol. 1
* Mode (F) MDINT 9144   Various Artists - Les Geants Du Jazz Moderne
* Period SPL 1213   Various Artists - The Birdlanders, Vol. 3
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1931-2   Various Artists - The Birdlanders, Vol. 2
* Disques Swing (F) M 33326   Oscar Pettiford Sextet, Vol. 1
* Pop (F) SPO 17069   Various Artists - ABC Du Jazz, Vol. ?: ???
* Vogue (E) V 2348   Oscar Pettiford - Ondine / E Lag

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Quintet

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Teddy Edwards (tenor saxophone -1,3) Carl Perkins (piano) George Bledsoe (bass) Max Roach (drums) Gene Norman (announcer)
"California Club", Los Angeles, CA, April, 1954
1. GNP113All God's Chillun Got RhythmGene Norman Presents EP 5, Vol. 5, GNP 18
2. -TenderlyGene Norman Presents Vol. 5, GNP 18
3. GNP114Sunset EyesGene Norman Presents Vol. 5, GNP 18, GNP 20
4. -Clifford's AxeGene Norman Presents EP 5, Vol. 5, GNP 18
* Gene Norman Presents GNP 18   The Best Of Max Roach And Clifford Brown In Concert!
* Gene Norman Presents GNP 20   Various Artists - Be Our Guest!
* Gene Norman Presents Vol. 5   Max Roach And Clifford Brown In Concert
* Gene Norman Presents EP 5   Max Roach And Clifford Brown In Concert

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Quintet

Clifford Brown (trumpet -1,3) Harold Land (tenor saxophone) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 2, 1954
1. 10856-2DelilahEmArcy MG 26043, EP 1-6074, MG 36036
2. 10857-2Darn That DreamEmArcy MG 36008, EP 1-6113
3. 10858-2Parisian ThoroughfareEmArcy MG 26043, EP 1-6074, MG 36036; Limelight LM 2-8201
* EmArcy MG 36036   Clifford Brown And Max Roach
* EmArcy MG 36008   Clifford Brown/Max Roach - Brown And Roach Incorporated
* Limelight LM 2-8201, LS 2-8601   The Immortal Clifford Brown
* EmArcy MG 26043   Clifford Brown And Max Roach
* EmArcy EP 1-6074   Clifford Brown And Max Roach
* EmArcy EP 1-6113   Clifford Brown/Max Roach - Mildama

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Quintet

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor saxophone -1/4) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 3, 1954
1. 10859-3Jordu (complete version)Limelight LM 2-8201; EmArcy (J) 195J-1
2. -Jordu (edited version)EmArcy MG 26043, MG 36036, EP 1-6075
3. 10860Sweet Clifford (Clifford's Fantasy)Time LP 8
4. 10860-10Sweet CliffordEmArcy MG 36008, EP 1-6112, MG 36087
5. 10861-6Ghost Of A Chance (alt. take)Mainstream MRL 386
6. 10861-7Ghost Of A ChanceEmArcy MG 36008, EP 1-6112
* Limelight LM 2-8201, LS 2-8601   The Immortal Clifford Brown
* EmArcy (J) 195J-1   Clifford Brown - More Study In Brown
* EmArcy MG 36036   Clifford Brown And Max Roach
* Time LP 8   Clifford Brown - The Boss Man
* EmArcy MG 36008   Clifford Brown/Max Roach - Brown And Roach Incorporated
* EmArcy MG 36087   Various Artists - Today Is Bargain Day - A Collection Of All Star High Fidelity Recordings
* Mainstream MRL 386   Max Roach/Clifford Brown - Daahoud
* EmArcy MG 26043   Clifford Brown And Max Roach
* EmArcy EP 1-6075   Clifford Brown/Max Roach - Daahoud
* EmArcy EP 1-6112   Clifford Brown/Max Roach - Sweet Clifford

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Quintet

Clifford Brown (trumpet -1/3) Harold Land (tenor saxophone -1/3) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 5, 1954
1. 10866-8Stompin' At The SavoyEmArcy MG 36008, EP 1-6111
2. 10867-4I Get A Kick Out Of YouEmArcy MG 36008, EP 1-6113; Mainstream MRL 386
3. 10867-5I Get A Kick Out Of You (alt. take)EmArcy 838 306-2
4. 10868-1I'll String Along With YouEmArcy MG 36008, EP 1-6111
* EmArcy MG 36008   Clifford Brown/Max Roach - Brown And Roach Incorporated
* Mainstream MRL 386   Max Roach/Clifford Brown - Daahoud
* EmArcy 838 306-2   The Complete EmArcy Recordings Of Clifford Brown - Brownie
* EmArcy EP 1-6111   Clifford Brown/Max Roach - Brown And Roach Incorporated
* EmArcy EP 1-6113   Clifford Brown/Max Roach - Mildama

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Quintet

Clifford Brown (trumpet -2/14) Harold Land (tenor saxophone -2/14) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 6, 1954
1. 10879-6These Foolish ThingsEmArcy EP 1-6087; Mainstream MRL 386; EmArcy (J) 195J-1
2. 10877-3Joy Spring (alt. take)EmArcy 838 306-2
3. 10877-4Joy SpringEmArcy MG 26043, EP 1-6075, MG 36036; Limelight LM 2-8201; Mainstream MRL 386
4. 10878-2Mildama (take 2)Mercury (J) SNP 1045; EmArcy 838 306-2
5. 10878-4Mildama (take 4)-
6. 10878-5Mildama (take 5)EmArcy (J) 195J-1
7. 10878-6Mildama (take 6)EmArcy 838 306-2
8. 10878Mildama (section II)-
9. -Mildama (section III)-
10. ---
11. ---
12. 10878-1/4Mildama (edited version)EmArcy MG 36008, EP 1-6113, DEM 1, MG 36071; Mainstream MRL 386
13. 10880DaahoudEmArcy MG 26043, MG 36036, EP 1-6075; Limelight L 3054, LM 2-8201
14. 10880-5Daahoud (alt. take)Mainstream MRL 386; EmArcy 838 306-2
* Mainstream MRL 386   Max Roach/Clifford Brown - Daahoud
* EmArcy (J) 195J-1   Clifford Brown - More Study In Brown
* EmArcy MG 36036   Clifford Brown And Max Roach
* Limelight LM 2-8201, LS 2-8601   The Immortal Clifford Brown
* EmArcy MG 36008   Clifford Brown/Max Roach - Brown And Roach Incorporated
* EmArcy MG 36071   Various Artists - Vol. 8 - The Jazz Giants: Drum Role
* EmArcy 838 306-2   The Complete EmArcy Recordings Of Clifford Brown - Brownie
* EmArcy MG 26043   Clifford Brown And Max Roach
* EmArcy DEM 1   Various Artists - This Is High Fidelity Jazz - Modern High Fidelity Sounds From EmArcy
* EmArcy EP 1-6087   Various Artists - Move
* EmArcy EP 1-6075   Clifford Brown/Max Roach - Daahoud
* EmArcy EP 1-6113   Clifford Brown/Max Roach - Mildama
* Mercury (J) SNP 1045   Clifford Brown - Mildama (take 2) / Mildama (take 4)
* Limelight L 3054   Clifford Brown - Daahoud / Embraceable You

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Septet

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Herb Geller, Joe Maini (alto saxophone -3/9) Walter Benton (tenor saxophone -3/9) Kenny Drew (piano) Curtis Counce (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 11, 1954
1. 10887CaravanEmArcy MG 36102
2. -Caravan (The Boss Man)Time LP 8
3. 10885Coronado (Coronodo) (rehearsal take)Mercury (J) SNP 122, (J) 25PJ-58/61
4. 10885-6Coronado (Coronodo)EmArcy (J) 195J-2
5. 10885-10-EmArcy MG 36039
6. -Coronado (edited version)EmArcy EP 1-6141
7. 10886-1You Go To My HeadEmArcy MG 36039
8. -You Go To My Head (edited version)EmArcy EP 1-6141
9. 10888Autumn In New YorkEmArcy MG 36102
* EmArcy MG 36102   Clifford Brown All Stars - Caravan
* Time LP 8   Clifford Brown - The Boss Man
* Mercury (J) 25PJ-58/61   Various Artists - Mercury 40th Anniversary V.S.O.P. Album
* EmArcy (J) 195J-2   Clifford Brown - Jams 2
* EmArcy MG 36039   Various Artists - Best Coast Jazz
* EmArcy EP 1-6141   Various Artists - Best Coast Jazz
* Mercury (J) SNP 122   Clifford Brown - Coronado (reharsal take)

Dinah Washington With Clifford Brown - Max Roach Tentet

Maynard Ferguson, Clark Terry (trumpet -1,2,4/9,12) Clifford Brown (trumpet -1/8,12) Herb Geller (alto saxophone -1,4,6/10,12) Harold Land (tenor saxophone -1,4/9,12) Richie Powell (piano -1,4,5,7/10,12) Junior Mance (piano -1/4,6/9,11,12) George Morrow (bass -1,4,7/11) Keter Betts (bass -1,4,7/9) Keter Betts or George Morrow (bass -2,3,5,6,12) Max Roach (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals -2,3,5,6,8/12)
Los Angeles, CA, August 14, 1954
1. 10900-1What Is This Thing Called LoveEmArcy MG 36002, EP 1-6086
2. 10901I've Got You Under My SkinEmArcy MG 36000, EP 1-6080; Limelight LM 2-8201
3. 10902No MoreEmArcy MG 36000, EP 1-6081
4. 10903-2MoveEmArcy MG 36002, EP 1-6087, DEM 1
5. 10904-3Darn That DreamEmArcy MG 36002, EP 1-6088; Universal (J) UCCM 9031
6. 10905-2You Go To My HeadEmArcy MG 36000, EP 1-6082
7. 10906-1My Funny Valentine / Don't Worry 'Bout Me / Bess, You Is My Woman Now / It Might As Well Be SpringEmArcy MG 36002, EP 1-6088, DEM 1
8. 10907-5Lover Come Back To MeEmArcy MG 36000, EP 1-6080; Limelight LM 2-8201
9. 10908-2Alone Together / Summertime / Come Rain Or Come ShineEmArcy MG 36000, EP 1-6081, DEM 1
10. 10909-2Crazy, He Calls MeEmArcy (J) 195J-2; Universal (J) UCCM 9031
11. 10910-1There Is No Greater LoveEmArcy MG 36000, EP 1-6080
12. 10911-3I'll Remember AprilEmArcy (J) 195J-2; Universal (J) UCCM 9031
* EmArcy MG 36002   Various Artists - Jam Session
* EmArcy MG 36000   Dinah Jams Featuring Dinah Washington
= Universal (J) UCCM 9031   Dinah Jams Featuring Dinah Washington + 4
* Limelight LM 2-8201, LS 2-8601   The Immortal Clifford Brown
* EmArcy (J) 195J-2   Clifford Brown - Jams 2
* EmArcy DEM 1   Various Artists - This Is High Fidelity Jazz - Modern High Fidelity Sounds From EmArcy
* EmArcy EP 1-6086   Various Artists - Jam Session
* EmArcy EP 1-6080   Dinah Jams Featuring Dinah Washington
* EmArcy EP 1-6081   Guest Session Featuring Dinah Washington
* EmArcy EP 1-6087   Various Artists - Move
* EmArcy EP 1-6088   Dinah Washington - Guest In The House
* EmArcy EP 1-6082   Dinah Washington - Jamming With Dinah

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Quintet

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor saxophone) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums) Gene Norman (announcer)
"California Club", Los Angeles, CA, August 30, 1954
GNP125Jor-DuGene Norman Presents Vol. 7, GNP 18
-I Can't Get Started-
GNP126I Get A Kick Out Of You-
-Parisian Thoroughfare-
* Gene Norman Presents GNP 18   The Best Of Max Roach And Clifford Brown In Concert!
* Gene Norman Presents Vol. 7   Max Roach And Clifford Brown In Concert, Vol. 2

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, December 16, 1954
2138-1,2Like Someone In Love (incomplete)Verve 314 521 669-2
2139-1Deep NightNorgran MGN 1017; Verve 314 521 669-2
2140-1,2That Old Black Magic (incomplete)Verve 314 521 669-2
2140-3That Old Black Magic (alt. take 1)Verve VE2 2526, 314 521 669-2
2140-4That Old Black MagicNorgran MGN 1017; Verve 314 521 669-2
2140-5That Old Black Magic (alt. take 2)Verve 314 521 669-2
2141-1'Round MidnightNorgran MGN 1017; Verve VE2 2526, VSP 34, 314 521 669-2
* Norgran MGN 1017   Bud Powell - Jazz Original
= Norgran MGN 1098; Verve MGV 8185   Bud Powell '57
* Verve VE2 2526   The Genius Of Bud Powell, Vol. 2
* Verve VSP 34   The Jazz Legacy Of Bud Powell
* Verve 314 521 669-2   The Complete Bud Powell On Verve

1955

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Quintet With Neal Hefti Orchestra

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Richie Powell (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums) 6 violins, 2 violas, 1 cello, Neal Hefti (arranger, conductor)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, January 18, 1955
11116-6Portrait Of JennieEmArcy MG 36005, EP 1-6102
11117-5What's NewEmArcy MG 36005, EP 1-6100, MG 36086
11118-4YesterdaysEmArcy MG 36005, EP 1-6100; Mercury MG 20827
11119-8Where Or WhenEmArcy MG 36005, EP 1-6101
* EmArcy MG 36005   Clifford Brown With Strings
= West Wind (G) WW 032, WW 2032   Clifford Brown And The Neal Hefti Orchestra
* EmArcy MG 36086   Various Artists - For Jazz Lovers
* Mercury MG 20827, SR 60827   Clifford Brown - Remember Clifford
* EmArcy EP 1-6102   Portraits By Clifford Brown
* EmArcy EP 1-6100   Clifford Brown With Strings
* EmArcy EP 1-6101   Clifford Brown - Lush Sounds

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Quintet With Neal Hefti Orchestra

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Richie Powell (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums) 6 violins, 2 violas, 1 cello, Neal Hefti (arranger, conductor): same personnel
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, January 19, 1955
11120-7Can't Help Lovin' Dat ManEmArcy MG 36005, EP 1-6100
11121-11Smoke Gets In Your EyesEmArcy MG 36005, EP 1-6101; Mercury MG 20827
11122-8LauraEmArcy MG 36005, EP 1-6102; Limelight LM 2-8201; Mercury MG 20827
11123-4Memories Of YouEmArcy MG 36005, EP 1-6102
* EmArcy MG 36005   Clifford Brown With Strings
= West Wind (G) WW 032, WW 2032   Clifford Brown And The Neal Hefti Orchestra
* Mercury MG 20827, SR 60827   Clifford Brown - Remember Clifford
* Limelight LM 2-8201, LS 2-8601   The Immortal Clifford Brown
* EmArcy EP 1-6100   Clifford Brown With Strings
* EmArcy EP 1-6101   Clifford Brown - Lush Sounds
* EmArcy EP 1-6102   Portraits By Clifford Brown

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Quintet With Neal Hefti Orchestra

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Richie Powell (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums) 6 violins, 2 violas, 1 cello, Neal Hefti (arranger, conductor): same personnel
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, January 20, 1955
11124-6Embraceable YouEmArcy MG 36005, EP 1-6102; Limelight L 3054, LM 2-8201
11125-7Blue MoonEmArcy MG 36005, EP 1-6100
11126-4Willow Weep For MeEmArcy MG 36005, EP 1-6101; Limelight LM 2-8201; Mercury MG 20827
11127-7Stardust-
* EmArcy MG 36005   Clifford Brown With Strings
= West Wind (G) WW 032, WW 2032   Clifford Brown And The Neal Hefti Orchestra
* Limelight LM 2-8201, LS 2-8601   The Immortal Clifford Brown
* Mercury MG 20827, SR 60827   Clifford Brown - Remember Clifford
* EmArcy EP 1-6102   Portraits By Clifford Brown
* EmArcy EP 1-6100   Clifford Brown With Strings
* EmArcy EP 1-6101   Clifford Brown - Lush Sounds
* Limelight L 3054   Clifford Brown - Daahoud / Embraceable You

Hazel Scott Trio

Hazel Scott (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 21, 1955
Like Someone In LoveDebut DLP 16; Original Jazz Classics OJC 1702; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Peace Of Mind-
Lament-
The Jeep Is Jumpin'-
Git Up From There-
A Foggy Day-
Mountain GreeneryOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD 1702-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Git Up From There (alt. take)-
Lament (alt. take)-
* Original Jazz Classics OJC 1702, OJCCD 1702-2   Hazel Scott - Relaxed Piano Moods
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings
* Debut DLP 16   Hazel Scott - Relaxed Piano Moods

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Quintet

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor saxophone) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, NYC, February 23, 1955
11358-7Gerkin' For Perkin'EmArcy MG 36037, EP 1-6136
11359-7Take The "A" TrainEmArcy MG 36037; Mercury MG 20827
11360-12Land's End (alt. take)EmArcy (J) 195J-1
11360-14Land's EndEmArcy MG 36017, MG 36037
11361-15Swingin'EmArcy MG 36037
* EmArcy MG 36037   Clifford Brown/Max Roach - Study In Brown
* Mercury MG 20827, SR 60827   Clifford Brown - Remember Clifford
* EmArcy (J) 195J-1   Clifford Brown - More Study In Brown
* EmArcy MG 36017   Various Artists - Trumpet Interlude
* EmArcy EP 1-6136   Clifford Brown - Study In Brown

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Quintet

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor saxophone) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
Capitol Studios, NYC, February 24, 1955
11362George's Dilemma (Ulcer Department)EmArcy MG 36037
11363-15If I Love AgainEmArcy MG 36037, EP 1-6136; Mercury MG 20827
11364-5The Blues Walk (alt. take)EmArcy (J) 195J-1
11364-8The Blues WalkEmArcy MG 36036
* EmArcy MG 36037   Clifford Brown/Max Roach - Study In Brown
* Mercury MG 20827, SR 60827   Clifford Brown - Remember Clifford
* EmArcy (J) 195J-1   Clifford Brown - More Study In Brown
* EmArcy MG 36036   Clifford Brown And Max Roach
* EmArcy EP 1-6136   Clifford Brown - Study In Brown

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Quintet

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor saxophone) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
Capitol Studios, NYC, February 25, 1955
11365-13What Am I Here ForEmArcy MG 36036
11366-2Cherokee (Indian Love Song)EmArcy MG 36037, EP 1-6136, DEM 2; Limelight LM 2-8201; Mercury MG 20827
11367JacquiEmArcy MG 36037
11368-4SanduEmArcy MG 36037; Mercury MG 20827
* EmArcy MG 36036   Clifford Brown And Max Roach
* EmArcy MG 36037   Clifford Brown/Max Roach - Study In Brown
* EmArcy DEM 2   Various Artists - Jazz Of Two Decades
* Limelight LM 2-8201, LS 2-8601   The Immortal Clifford Brown
* Mercury MG 20827, SR 60827   Clifford Brown - Remember Clifford
* EmArcy EP 1-6136   Clifford Brown - Study In Brown

Thad Jones Quartet

Thad Jones (trumpet) John Dennis (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 10, 1955
One More (alt. take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 625-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
One MoreDebut DEB 127, 12DCD 4402-2
One More (edited version)Debut DLP 17, (D) DEP 25; Fantasy LP 6004; Prestige P 24112
I Can't Get StartedDebut DLP 17, DEB 127, (D) DEP 25; Fantasy LP 6004; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
More Of The SameDebut DLP 17, DEB 127, (D) DEP 26; Fantasy LP 6004; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Get Out Of Town (alt. take)Debut DEB 127, 12DCD 4402-2
Get Out Of TownDebut DLP 17, (D) DEP 26; Fantasy LP 6004; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 625-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
* Debut DEB 127   Thad Jones
= Original Jazz Classics OJC 625, OJCCD 625-2   The Fabulous Thad Jones
* Fantasy LP 6004, LP 86004; America (F) 30 AM 6054   The Fabulous Thad Jones
= Prestige MPP 2506   Thad Jones And Charles Mingus
* Prestige P 24112, PRCD 24112-2   Various Artists - The Jazz Trumpet, Vol. 2
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings
* Debut DLP 17   Thad Jones/Charles Mingus - Jazz Collaborations, Vol. 1
= Disques Swing (F) M 33357   Thad Jones - Jazz Collaborations, Vol. 2
* Debut (D) DEP 25   Thad Jones/Charles Mingus - Jazz Collaborations, Vol. 1
* Debut (D) DEP 26   Thad Jones/Charles Mingus - Jazz Collaborations, Vol. 2

John Dennis Trio

John Dennis (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 10, 1955
EnsenadaDebut DEB 121, 12DCD 4402-2
Machajo-
Cherokee-
Seven Moons-
Seven Moons (alt. take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1843-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
All The Things You Are (take 1)-
All The Things You Are (take 2)-
Cherokee (alt. take)-
* Debut DEB 121   John Dennis - New Piano Expressions
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1843-2   John Dennis - New Piano Expressions: Debut Rarities, Vol. 5
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Quintet

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor saxophone) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, May 6, 1955
I Get A Kick Out Of YouHall Of Fame JG 629
Variations (The Blues Walk)Hall Of Fame JG 633
* Hall Of Fame JG 629   Count Basie With His All Time Great Orchestra
* Hall Of Fame JG 633   Gene Krupa Quartet, Max Roach - Clifford Brown Quintet

Herbie Nichols Trio

Herbie Nichols (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 1, 1955
tk.4The GigBlue Note BLP 1519, BN-LA485-H2; Mosaic MR5-118
tk.5Applejackin' (alt. take)Mosaic MR5-118
tk.6Hangover TriangleBlue Note BLP 1519, BN-LA485-H2; Mosaic MR5-118
tk.8Lady Sings The Blues-
tk.10Chit-Chatting-
tk.11House Party Starting-
tk.12The Gig (alt. take)Mosaic MR5-118; Blue Note (J) TOCJ-1608
* Blue Note BLP 1519   Herbie Nichols Trio
* Blue Note BN-LA485-H2   Herbie Nichols - The Third World
* Mosaic MR5-118, MD3-118; Blue Note 7243 8 59352 2   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Herbie Nichols
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-1608   Herbie Nichols Trio, Vol. 2

Cannonball Adderley Octet

Nat Adderley (cornet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Cannonball Adderley (alto saxophone) Jerome Richardson (tenor saxophone, flute) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) John Williams (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Max Roach (drums) Quincy Jones (arranger)
NYC, August 5, 1955
11994WillowsEmArcy MG 36043
11995Fallen Feathers-
11996Rose Room-
* EmArcy MG 36043   Julian "Cannonball" Adderley

Herbie Nichols Trio

Herbie Nichols (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 7, 1955
tk.2Furthermore (alt. take 1)Mosaic MR5-118
tk.3FurthermoreMosaic MR5-118; Blue Note (J) TOCJ-1608
tk.5117th Street (alt. take)Mosaic MR5-118
tk.6117th StreetMosaic MR5-118; Blue Note (J) TOCJ-1608
tk.7Sunday Stroll-
tk.10Nick At T's-
tk.11Furthermore (alt. take 2)Mosaic MR5-118
tk.12TerpsichoreBlue Note BLP 1519, BN-LA485-H2; Mosaic MR5-118
tk.13'Orse At SafariMosaic MR5-118; Blue Note (J) TOCJ-1608
tk.14Applejackin' (alt. take)Mosaic MR5-118
tk.15Applejackin'Mosaic MR5-118; Blue Note (J) TOCJ-1608
* Mosaic MR5-118, MD3-118; Blue Note 7243 8 59352 2   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Herbie Nichols
* Blue Note BLP 1519   Herbie Nichols Trio
* Blue Note BN-LA485-H2   Herbie Nichols - The Third World
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-1608   Herbie Nichols Trio, Vol. 2

Jimmy Cleveland Octet

Ernie Royal (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) John Williams (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, August 12, 1955
11997Hear Ye! Hear Ye!EmArcy MG 36066
11998You Don't Know What Love Is-
11999Little BeaverEmArcy MG 36066, MG 36085
* EmArcy MG 36066   Introducing Jimmy Cleveland And His All Stars
* EmArcy MG 36085   Various Artists - The Young Ones Of Jazz

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Septet

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Nicky Hill (tenor saxophone) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone -1/3,5) unknown (tenor saxophone -4) Billy Wallace (piano -1/4) Chris Anderson (piano -5) Leo Blevins (guitar) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Bee Hive Club", Chicago, IL, November 7, 1955
1.I'll Remember April, Part 1&2Victor (J) SMJ-6185M; Philology (It) W 1011.2
2.Woody'n YouVictor (J) SMJ-6185M; Philology (It) W 1012.2
3.Hot House-
4.Walkin'Victor (J) SMJ-6186M; Philology (It) W 1012.2
5.CherokeeVictor (J) SMJ-6186M; Philology (It) W 1011.2
* Victor (J) SMJ-6185M   Clifford Brown/Max Roach - Raw Genius 1
= Columbia JG 35965   Clifford Brown And Max Roach Live At The Bee Hive
* Victor (J) SMJ-6186M   Clifford Brown/Max Roach - Raw Genius 2
= Columbia JG 35965   Clifford Brown And Max Roach Live At The Bee Hive
* Philology (It) W 1011.2   Clifford Brown - Brownie's Eyes, Vol. 10
* Philology (It) W 1012.2   Clifford Brown - Brownie's Eyes, Vol. 11

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 2, 1955
826There's No Business Like Show BusinessPrestige PRLP 7020, P 24082
827ParadoxPrestige PRLP 7020, PR 24004
828RaincheckPrestige PRLP 7020, P 24082
829There Are Such ThingsPrestige PRLP 7020; Moodsville MVLP 2; Prestige P 24082
830It's Alright With MePrestige PRLP 7020, P 24082
* Prestige PRLP 7020, PRLP 7246; Original Jazz Classics OJC 007, OJCCD 007-2   Sonny Rollins - Worktime
= Prestige PR 7750   Sonny Rollins - Worktime!
* Prestige P 24082   Sonny Rollins - Takin' Care Of Business
* Prestige PR 24004   Sonny Rollins
* Moodsville MVLP 2   Various Artists - Modern Moods

Charles Mingus Quintet + Max Roach

Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, December 23, 1955
Percussion DiscussionDebut DEB 123, (D) D 45-1; Prestige PR 24010; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Eddie Bert (trombone) George Barrow (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
DrumsDebut DEB 128; Fantasy LP 6009; Prestige PR 24010; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
same session
Drums (take 1)Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Drums (take 2)-
I'll Remember April (alt. take)-
* Debut DEB 123; Original Jazz Classics OJC 045, OJCCD 045-2   Charles Mingus - Mingus At The Bohemia
= Fantasy LP 6002, LP 86002; America (F) 30 AM 6052   Charles Mingus - Chazz!
* Prestige PR 24010   Charles Mingus
* Debut DEB 128   Charles Mingus - Chazz! (not released)
* Fantasy LP 6009, LP 86009; Original Jazz Classics OJC 440, OJCCD 440-2; America (F) 30 AM 6059   The Charles Mingus Quintet + Max Roach
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings
* Debut (D) D 45-1   Charles Mingus/Max Roach - Percussion Discussion, Part 1&2

1956

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Quintet

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January 4, 1956
12421-4Gertrude's BounceEmArcy MG 36070, MG 36085; Limelight LM 2-8201
12422-10Junior's Arrival (Step Lightly)EmArcy EMS 2-407, (J) 195J-1
12423-12Powell's PrancesEmArcy MG 36070
* EmArcy MG 36070   Clifford Brown And Max Roach At Basin Street
* EmArcy MG 36085   Various Artists - The Young Ones Of Jazz
* Limelight LM 2-8201, LS 2-8601   The Immortal Clifford Brown
* EmArcy EMS 2-407   Clifford Brown - The Quintet, Vol. 2
* EmArcy (J) 195J-1   Clifford Brown - More Study In Brown

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Quintet

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
probably live in NYC, early 1956
I'll Remember AprilElektra/Musician E1-60026; Philology (It) W 1013.2
What's New-
Daahoud-
Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be)-
52nd Street Theme-
* Elektra/Musician E1-60026   Clifford Brown - Pure Genius, Vol. 1
* Philology (It) W 1013.2   Clifford Brown - Brownie's Eyes, Vol. 12

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Quintet

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
NYC, February 16, 1956
12463-6What Is This Thing Called Love (alt. take)EmArcy 838 306-2
12463-7What Is This Thing Called LoveEmArcy MG 36070
12464-1Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing (breakdown)EmArcy 838 306-2
12464-2Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing (alt. take)-
12464-14Love Is A Many-Splendored ThingEmArcy MG 36070
* EmArcy MG 36070   Clifford Brown And Max Roach At Basin Street
* EmArcy 838 306-2   The Complete EmArcy Recordings Of Clifford Brown - Brownie

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Quintet

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
NYC, February 17, 1956
12459-1I'll Remember AprilEmArcy MG 36070
12459-2I'll Remember April (breakdown)EmArcy 838 306-2
12459-3I'll Remember April (alt. take)EmArcy (J) 195J-1
12460-8TimeEmArcy MG 36070; Mercury MG 20827
12461-16The Scene Is CleanEmArcy MG 36070
12462Flossie Lou (rehearsal take)EmArcy 838 306-2
12462-3Flossie Lou (alt. take 1)-
12462-7Flossie Lou (alt. take 2)-
12462-8Flossie Lou (alt. take 3)-
12462-9Flossie LouLimelight LM 2-8201; EmArcy (J) 195J-1
* EmArcy MG 36070   Clifford Brown And Max Roach At Basin Street
* EmArcy (J) 195J-1   Clifford Brown - More Study In Brown
* Mercury MG 20827, SR 60827   Clifford Brown - Remember Clifford
* Limelight LM 2-8201, LS 2-8601   The Immortal Clifford Brown
* EmArcy 838 306-2   The Complete EmArcy Recordings Of Clifford Brown - Brownie

Sonny Rollins + 4

Clifford Brown (trumpet -1/4) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, March 22, 1956
1. 867I Feel A Song Comin' OnPrestige PRLP 7038, P 24050
2. 868Pent-Up House-
3. 869Valse HotPrestige PRLP 7038, PR 24004
4. 870Kiss And RunPrestige PRLP 7038, P 24050
5. 871Count Your BlessingsPrestige PRLP 7038, PR 24004
* Prestige PRLP 7038; Original Jazz Classics OJC 243, OJCCD 243-2   Sonny Rollins Plus 4
= Prestige PRLP 7291   Sonny Rollins/Clifford Brown/Max Roach - 3 Giants!
= Prestige PR 7821   Sonny Rollins/Clifford Brown/Max Roach - Three Giants
* Prestige P 24050   Sonny Rollins - Saxophone Colossus And More
* Prestige PR 24004   Sonny Rollins

Johnny Griffin Quartet

Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 17, 1956
tk.2Chicago CallingBlue Note 45-1639, BLP 1533
tk.3Mil Dew-
tk.6The Boy Next DoorBlue Note 45-1640, BLP 1533
tk.8It's All Right With MeBlue Note BLP 1533
tk.10Nice And EasyBlue Note 45-1640, BLP 1533
tk.12The Way You Look TonightBlue Note (J) BNJ-61008/10, CDP 7 46536 2, (J) TOCJ-1601
tk.13Lover ManBlue Note BLP 1533
tk.14These Foolish Things-
tk.16CherokeeBlue Note (J) BNJ-61008/10, CDP 7 46536 2, (J) TOCJ-1601
* Blue Note BLP 1533, CDP 7 46536 2   Introducing Johnny Griffin
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61008/10   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 1500 Series
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-1601   Various Artists - Blue Trails: The Rare Tracks
* Blue Note 45-1639   Johnny Griffin - Chicago Calling / Mil Dew
* Blue Note 45-1640   Johnny Griffin - Nice And Easy / The Boy Next Door

Herbie Nichols Trio

Herbie Nichols (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 19, 1956
tk.1WildflowerBlue Note BLP 1519, BN-LA485-H2; Mosaic MR5-118
tk.3Mine (alt. take)Mosaic MR5-118; Blue Note (J) TOCJ-1608
tk.4MineBlue Note BLP 1519, BN-LA485-H2; Mosaic MR5-118
tk.8Argumentative Variation (Trio)Blue Note (J) BNJ-61008/10; Mosaic MR5-118; Blue Note (J) TOCJ-1608
tk.10Trio (alt. take)Mosaic MR5-118
tk.11The Spinning Song (alt. take)Mosaic MR5-118; Blue Note (J) TOCJ-1608
tk.12The Spinning SongBlue Note BLP 1519, BN-LA485-H2; Mosaic MR5-118
tk.13Riff Primatif (Riff Primitif)Blue Note (J) BNJ-61008/10; Mosaic MR5-118; Blue Note (J) TOCJ-1608
tk.14Riff Primatif (alt. take)Mosaic MR5-118
tk.15Query (alt. take)Mosaic MR5-118; Blue Note (J) TOCJ-1608
tk.16QueryBlue Note BLP 1519, BN-LA485-H2; Mosaic MR5-118
* Blue Note BLP 1519   Herbie Nichols Trio
* Blue Note BN-LA485-H2   Herbie Nichols - The Third World
* Mosaic MR5-118, MD3-118; Blue Note 7243 8 59352 2   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Herbie Nichols
* Blue Note (J) BNJ-61008/10   Various Artists - The Other Side Of Blue Note 1500 Series
* Blue Note (J) TOCJ-1608   Herbie Nichols Trio, Vol. 2

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Quintet

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Basin Street East", NYC, April 28, 1956
Valse Hot (Waltz Hot)Ingo (It) two; Mainman BFWH CB 617
I Feel A Song Comin' On-
* Ingo (It) two   Max Roach - Clifford Brown Quintet Live At Basin Street, April, 1956
* Mainman BFWH CB 617   Bird Flies With 'The Herd' Also Clifford Brown

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Quintet

Clifford Brown (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone -8) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) probably Richie Powell (piano) probably George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums) Bob Story (announcer)
WIOR radio broadcast, "Continental Restaurant", Norfolk, VA, June 18, 1956
1.Just One Of Those ThingsPhilology (It) W 1008.2
2.You Go To My Head-
3.Good Bait-
4.One For My BabyPhilology (It) W 1009.2
5.Someone To Watch Over Me-
6.What's New-
7.These Foolish Things-
8.I Get A Kick Out Of You-
* Philology (It) W 1008.2   Clifford Brown - Brownie's Eyes, Vol. 7
* Philology (It) W 1009.2   Clifford Brown - Brownie's Eyes, Vol. 8

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, June 22, 1956
918You Don't Know What Love IsPrestige PRLP 7079, P 24050
919St. ThomasPrestige 45-108, PRLP 7079, PR 24004, P 24050
920Strode RodePrestige PRLP 7079, PR 24004, P 24050
921Blue SevenPrestige PRLP 7079, P 24050
922Moritat (Mack The Knife)Prestige 45-173, PRLP 7079, P 24050
* Prestige PRLP 7079, PRLP 7326; Original Jazz Classics OJC 291, OJCCD 291-2   Sonny Rollins - Saxophone Colossus
* Prestige P 24050   Sonny Rollins - Saxophone Colossus And More
* Prestige PR 24004   Sonny Rollins
* Prestige 45-108   Sonny Rollins - St. Thomas, Part 1&2
* Prestige 45-173   Sonny Rollins - The Stopper / Moritat

Thad Jones Quintet

Thad Jones (trumpet) Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone -1,2,4,5) Barry Harris (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 14, 1956
1. tk.2ThediaBlue Note BLP 1527
2. tk.6April In ParisBlue Note 45-1659, BLP 1527
3. tk.7I've Got A Crush On YouBlue Note BLP 1546, CDP 7 46814 2
4. tk.10Billie-DooBlue Note BLP 1527
5. tk.11If I Love Again-
6. tk.12If Someone Had Told MeBlue Note 45-1659, BLP 1527
* Blue Note BLP 1527, CDP 7 46814 2   The Magnificent Thad Jones
= Mosaic MQ5-172, MD3-172   The Complete Blue Note/UA/Roulette Recordings Of Thad Jones
* Blue Note BLP 1546   The Magnificent Thad Jones, Vol. 3
= Mosaic MQ5-172, MD3-172   The Complete Blue Note/UA/Roulette Recordings Of Thad Jones
* Blue Note 45-1659   Thad Jones - April In Paris / If Someone Had Told Me

Max Roach Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, September 17, 1956
13768Mr. XEmArcy MG 36098; Mosaic MD7-201
13769Body And Soul-
13770-4Just One Of Those Things-
* EmArcy MG 36098   Max Roach + 4
= EmArcy SR 80001   Max Roach + 4 (not released)
= EmArcy (J) 195J-39   Max Roach + 4 & More
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Max Roach Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
NYC, September 19, 1956
13764-6Ezz-TheticEmArcy MG 36098; Mosaic MD7-201
13765The Most Beautiful Girl In The WorldEmArcy MG 36108, SR 80002; Mosaic MD7-201
13766Woody'n YouEmArcy MG 36098; Mosaic MD7-201
13767Dr. Free-Zee-
* EmArcy MG 36098   Max Roach + 4
= EmArcy SR 80001   Max Roach + 4 (not released)
= EmArcy (J) 195J-39   Max Roach + 4 & More
* EmArcy MG 36108; Mercury MG 20538   Max Roach - Jazz In 3/4 Time
* EmArcy SR 80002; Mercury SR 60193   Max Roach - Jazz In 3/4 Time
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Sonny Rollins Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 5, 1956
979I've Grown Accustomed To Her FacePrestige PRLP 7095; Status ST 8315; Prestige P 24050
980Kids KnowPrestige PRLP 7095, P 24050
981The House I Live InPrestige PRLP 7207, PR 7553, P 24050
982Bird Medley: I Remember You / Star Eyes / My Melancholy Baby / They Can't Take That Away From Me / Old Folks / Just Friends / My Little Suede ShoesPrestige 45-128, PRLP 7095; Moodsville MVLP 33; Prestige P 24050
* Prestige PRLP 7095, PR 7553; Original Jazz Classics OJC 214, OJCCD 214-2   Sonny Rollins - Rollins Plays For Bird
* Status ST 8315   Various Artists - My Fair Lady
* Prestige P 24050   Sonny Rollins - Saxophone Colossus And More
* Prestige PRLP 7207; Original Jazz Classics OJC 348, OJCCD 348-2   Sonny Rollins - Sonny Boy
* Moodsville MVLP 33   Various Artists - Music Of George Gershwin Played By America's Greatest Jazzmen
* Prestige 45-128   Sonny Rollins - Ee-Ah / They Can't Take That Away From Me

Thelonious Monk Quintet

Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 9, 1956
Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues-AreRiverside RLP 12-226; Milestone M 47023
Pannonica-
Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues-Are (excerpt)Riverside RLP 12-266
* Riverside RLP 12-226, RLP 1174; Original Jazz Classics OJC 026, OJCCD 026-2   Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners
= Riverside RS 3000   Thelonious Monk - Mighty Monk
* Milestone M 47023   Thelonious Monk - Brilliance
* Riverside RLP 12-266; Original Jazz Classics OJC 086, OJCCD 1906-2   Ernie Henry - Last Chorus

Max Roach Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
broadcast, "Bandstand USA", "Cafe Bohemia", NYC, October 10, 1956
Valse HotRoyal Jazz (D) RJD 515
I Get A Kick Out Of You-
* Royal Jazz (D) RJD 515   Kenny Dorham 1953, 1956, 1964

Thelonious Monk Quintet

Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 15, 1956
Brilliant CornersRiverside R 45608, RLP 12-226, RLP 421, RLP 483/484; Milestone M 47023
* Riverside RLP 12-226, RLP 1174; Original Jazz Classics OJC 026, OJCCD 026-2   Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners
= Riverside RS 3000   Thelonious Monk - Mighty Monk
* Riverside RLP 421, RS 9421   Thelonious Monk Greatest Hits
* Riverside RLP 483/484, RS 9483/9484   The Thelonious Monk Story
* Milestone M 47023   Thelonious Monk - Brilliance
* Riverside R 45608   Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners, Part 1&2

Thelonious Monk Quintet

Clark Terry (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, December 7, 1956
Bemsha SwingRiverside RLP 12-226; Milestone M 47023
* Riverside RLP 12-226, RLP 1174; Original Jazz Classics OJC 026, OJCCD 026-2   Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners
= Riverside RS 3000   Thelonious Monk - Mighty Monk
* Milestone M 47023   Thelonious Monk - Brilliance

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums) Earl Coleman (vocals -2,4)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 7, 1956
1. 1031B. SwiftPrestige PRLP 7126, PRLP 7207, P 24082
2. 1032My IdealPrestige PRLP 7126, PR 24046
3. 1033Sonny BoyPrestige PRLP 7207, P 24082
4. 1034Two Different WorldsPrestige PRLP 7126
5. 1035Ee-AhPrestige 45-128, PRLP 7126, PRLP 7207, P 24082
6. 1036B. QuickPrestige PRLP 7126, PRLP 7207, P 24082
* Prestige PRLP 7126; Original Jazz Classics OJC 095, OJCCD 095-2   Sonny Rollins - Tour De Force
* Prestige PRLP 7207; Original Jazz Classics OJC 348, OJCCD 348-2   Sonny Rollins - Sonny Boy
* Prestige P 24082   Sonny Rollins - Takin' Care Of Business
* Prestige PR 24046   Various Artists - 25 Years Of Prestige
* Prestige 45-128   Sonny Rollins - Ee-Ah / They Can't Take That Away From Me

Max Roach Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
broadcast, "Bandstand USA", "Cafe Bohemia", NYC, December 12, 1956
I Feel A Song Coming Onprivate tape
Daahoud-

Sonny Rollins Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 16, 1956
tk.1DecisionBlue Note 45-1669, BLP 1542, BN-LA401-H2, BST2 84433
tk.2Plain JaneBlue Note 45-1670, BLP 1542, BN-LA401-H2
tk.5SonnysphereBlue Note BLP 1542
tk.6How Are Things In Glocca MorraBlue Note BLP 1542, BN-LA401-H2
tk.8Bluesnote-
* Blue Note BLP 1542, BST 81542 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 81542 2   Sonny Rollins, Vol. 1
* Blue Note BN-LA401-H2   Sonny Rollins Best Album
* Blue Note BST2 84433   Various Artists - The Best Of Blue Note, Vol. 2
* Blue Note 45-1669   Sonny Rollins - Decision, Part 1&2
* Blue Note 45-1670   Sonny Rollins - Plain Jane, Part 1&2

Joe Wilder's Music Minus One

Joe Wilder (trumpet) Hank Jones (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, 1956
'S WonderfulMusic Minus One MMO 4
Of Thee I Sing-
Bidin' My Time-
But Not For Me (take 3)-
But Not For Me (take 8)-
Fascinating Rhythm-
Somebody Loves Me-
I've Got A Crush On You-
Someone To Watch Over Me-
* Music Minus One MMO 4   Joe Wilder - The Music Of George Gershwin: Of Thee I Sing

1957

Max Roach Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Bill Wallace (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, March 18, 1957
15175-10I'll Take RomanceEmArcy MG 36108, SR 80002; Mosaic MD7-201
15176-6It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That SwingEmArcy (J) 195J-39; Mosaic MD7-201
15177Blues WaltzEmArcy MG 36108, SR 80002; Mosaic MD7-201
15178-5Love LettersEmArcy (J) 195J-39; Mosaic MD7-201
* EmArcy MG 36108; Mercury MG 20538   Max Roach - Jazz In 3/4 Time
* EmArcy SR 80002; Mercury SR 60193   Max Roach - Jazz In 3/4 Time
* EmArcy (J) 195J-39   Max Roach + 4 & More
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Max Roach Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Bill Wallace (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, March 20, 1957
15187-7Little FolksEmArcy MG 36108, SR 80002; Mosaic MD7-201
15188-10Minor TroubleEmArcy (J) 195J-39; Mosaic MD7-201
15189-4Valse HotEmArcy MG 36108, SR 80002; Mosaic MD7-201
* EmArcy MG 36108; Mercury MG 20538   Max Roach - Jazz In 3/4 Time
* EmArcy SR 80002; Mercury SR 60193   Max Roach - Jazz In 3/4 Time
* EmArcy (J) 195J-39   Max Roach + 4 & More
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Max Roach Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Bill Wallace (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, March 21, 1957
JB8Lover (stereo edit)EmArcy SR 80002; Mosaic MD7-201
15194Lover (mono edit)EmArcy MG 36108
* EmArcy SR 80002; Mercury SR 60193   Max Roach - Jazz In 3/4 Time
* EmArcy MG 36108; Mercury MG 20538   Max Roach - Jazz In 3/4 Time
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Dick Shreve (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March, 1957
Facts About MaxLiberty LRP-3064, LRP-3292
Swingin' The BluesLiberty LRP-3064
Blues In The Night-
The Count's Blues-
* Liberty LRP-3064   Max Roach/Stan Levey - Drummin' The Blues
* Liberty LRP-3292   Various Artists - Jazz Montage

J.J. Johnson Quartet

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Columbia Studio A, NYC, April 11, 1957
CO57801I've Got You Under My SkinColumbia CL 1020; Mosaic MQ11-169
CO57802Harvey's HouseColumbia CL 1030; Mosaic MQ11-169
CO57803Nickels And Dimes-
CO57804That Tired Routine Called Love-
CO57805For Heaven's Sake-
CO57806Paul's Pal-
* Columbia CL 1020   Various Artists - Jazz Omnibus
* Mosaic MQ11-169, MD7-169   The Complete Columbia J.J. Johnson Small Group Sessions
* Columbia CL 1030   J.J. Johnson - First Place

J.J. Johnson Quartet

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
Columbia Studio A, NYC, April 12, 1957
CO57807-4It's Only A Paper MoonColumbia CL 1030; Mosaic MQ11-169
CO57808-1Out Of My DreamsMosaic MQ11-169
CO57809-1CommutationColumbia CL 1030; Mosaic MQ11-169
CO57810-2God Bless The ChildMosaic MQ11-169
CO57811-5Be My LoveColumbia CL 1030; Mosaic MQ11-169
* Columbia CL 1030   J.J. Johnson - First Place
* Mosaic MQ11-169, MD7-169   The Complete Columbia J.J. Johnson Small Group Sessions

J.J. Johnson Quartet

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, April 26, 1957
CO57724-1Cry Me A RiverColumbia CL 1030; Mosaic MQ11-169
CO57725-4Hello, Young LoversColumbia CL 1303; Playboy PB 1959; Mosaic MQ11-169
CO57726-5100 ProofColumbia CL 1303; Mosaic MQ11-169
CO57727-2What's NewColumbia CL 1303; Playboy PB 1958; Mosaic MQ11-169
* Columbia CL 1030   J.J. Johnson - First Place
* Mosaic MQ11-169, MD7-169   The Complete Columbia J.J. Johnson Small Group Sessions
* Columbia CL 1303, CS 8109   J.J. Johnson - Blue Trombone
* Playboy PB 1959   The Playboy Jazz All Stars, Vol. 3
* Playboy PB 1958   The Playboy Jazz All Stars, Vol. 2

J.J. Johnson Quartet

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, May 3, 1957
CO57909-5KevColumbia CL 1303; Mosaic MQ11-169
CO57910-5Gone With The Wind-
CO57911Blue Trombone, Part 1Columbia CL 1303
CO57912Blue Trombone, Part 2-
CO57811-1/2Blue Trombone, Part 1&2Mosaic MQ11-169
* Columbia CL 1303, CS 8109   J.J. Johnson - Blue Trombone
* Mosaic MQ11-169, MD7-169   The Complete Columbia J.J. Johnson Small Group Sessions

Kenny Dorham Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, May 21, 1957
But BeautifulRiverside RLP 12-239; Milestone M 47036
I'll Remember AprilRiverside RLP 12-239; Jazzland JLP 82
Falling In Love With LoveRiverside RLP 12-239; Jazzland JLP 82; Milestone M 47036
La VillaRiverside RLP 12-239, RLP 12-267; Jazzland JLP 72; Milestone M 47036
* Riverside RLP 12-239, RLP 1105; Original Jazz Classics OJC 028, OJCCD 028-2   Kenny Dorham - Jazz Contrasts
* Milestone M 47036   Kenny Dorham - But Beautiful
* Jazzland JLP 82, JLP 982   Kenny Dorham And Friends With Cannonball Adderley And Sonny Rollins
* Riverside RLP 12-267   Various Artists - Riverside Drive
* Jazzland JLP 72, JLP 972   Sonny Rollins - Sonny's Time

Kenny Dorham Sextet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone -1) Betty Glamann (harp) Hank Jones (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, May 27, 1957
1.My Old FlameRiverside RLP 12-239, RLP 12-244; Jazzland JLP 72; Milestone M 47036
2.La RueRiverside RLP 12-239; Milestone M 47036
* Riverside RLP 12-239, RLP 1105; Original Jazz Classics OJC 028, OJCCD 028-2   Kenny Dorham - Jazz Contrasts
* Riverside RLP 12-244   Various Artists - Jazz For Lovers
* Jazzland JLP 72, JLP 972   Sonny Rollins - Sonny's Time
* Milestone M 47036   Kenny Dorham - But Beautiful

A.K. Salim Octet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Buster Cooper (trombone) Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone,tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Max Roach (drums) Chino Pozo (congas) A.K. Salim (arranger, director)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 17, 1957
70125Blu-BinskySavoy MG 12118
-Blu-Binsky (alt. take)Savoy 7567 93006-2
70126R-U 1-2Savoy MG 12118
70127Pretty For The People-
-Pretty For The People (alt. take)Savoy 7567 93006-2
70128Ba-Lu-Ee-DuSavoy MG 12118
70129Shirley Ray-
70130Takin' Care Of Business-
* Savoy MG 12118   A.K. Salim - Pretty For The People
* Savoy 7567 93006-2   A.K. Salim - Pretty For The People

Abbey Lincoln

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano -1/8,10,11, bass -9) Paul Chambers (bass -1/8,10,11) Max Roach (drums) Abbey Lincoln (vocals)
NYC, October 28, 1957
1.Strong ManRiverside R 45601, RLP 12-251
2.Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joe-
3.My ManRiverside RLP 12-251
4.That's HimRiverside R 45602, RLP 12-251
5.I Must Have That Man-
6.I Must Have That Man (take 3)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 085-2
7.Porgy (take 1)-
8.PorgyRiverside RLP 12-251
9.Don't Explain-
10.When A Woman Loves A Man-
11.Can't Help Lovin' Dat ManRiverside unissued
* Riverside RLP 12-251, RLP 1107; Original Jazz Classics OJC 085, OJCCD 085-2   Abbey Lincoln - That's Him
* Riverside R 45601   Abbey Lincoln - Strong Man / Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joe
* Riverside R 45602   Abbey Lincoln - That's Him / I Must Have That Man

Benny Golson Sextet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Benny Golson (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, December 19, 1957
Hymn To The OrientRiverside RLP 12-256
Namely YouRiverside RLP 12-256, RLP 12-284
Blues On DownRiverside RLP 12-256
* Riverside RLP 12-256; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1797-2   Benny Golson - The Modern Touch
= Jazzland JLP 85, JLP 985   Benny Golson - Reunion
= Milestone M 47048   Benny Golson - Blues On Down
* Riverside RLP 12-284   Various Artists - Saxophone Revolt

Max Roach Quartet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Fine Recording, NYC, December 20, 1957
16635 | JB158-7RaoulEmArcy (J) 195J-39; Mosaic MD7-201
16636 | JB159-2This Time The Dream's On Me-
16637 | JB160-1Tune Up-
* EmArcy (J) 195J-39   Max Roach + 4 & More
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Max Roach Quartet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
Fine Recording, NYC, December 23, 1957
16644 | JB161-4ConfirmationEmArcy MG 36127; Mosaic MD7-201
16645 | JB162-11Au Privave (Apres Vous)-
16646 | JB163-6AnthropologyEmArcy (J) 195J-39; Mosaic MD7-201
16647 | JB164-2Yardbird SuiteEmArcy MG 36127; Mosaic MD7-201
* EmArcy MG 36127, SR 80019; Mercury MG 20532, SR 60209; Universal (J) UCCM 9103   The Max Roach 4 Plays Charlie Parker
* EmArcy (J) 195J-39   Max Roach + 4 & More
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Benny Golson Sextet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Benny Golson (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, December 23, 1957
Out Of The PastRiverside RLP 12-256, RLP 1124
Reunion-
Venetian Blues-
* Riverside RLP 12-256; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1797-2   Benny Golson - The Modern Touch
= Jazzland JLP 85, JLP 985   Benny Golson - Reunion
= Milestone M 47048   Benny Golson - Blues On Down
* Riverside RLP 1124   Sonny Rollins/Benny Golson - Saxes In Stereo

1958

Max Roach Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Ramsey Lewis (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Chicago, IL, January 4, 1958
Crackle HutArgo LP 623
Speculate-
That Old Devil Called Love-
Audio Blues-
C.M.-
Four-X-
* Argo LP 623   Max Roach - Max!
= Chess 2ACMJ 406   Max Roach/Art Blakey
= Chess CH2 92511   Max Roach/Art Blakey - Percussion Discussion

Sonny Rollins Trio

Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, February 11, 1958
Someday I'll Find YouRiverside RLP 12-258
Will You Still Be Mine-
Till There Was You (take 4)-
Shadow Waltz-
Till There Was You (take 3)Milestone M 47007; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 067-2
* Riverside RLP 12-258, RS 3010; Original Jazz Classics OJC 067, OJCCD 067-2   Sonny Rollins - Freedom Suite
= Jazzland JLP 86, JLP 986   Sonny Rollins - Shadow Waltz
= Milestone M 47007   Sonny Rollins - The Freedom Suite Plus

Sonny Rollins Trio

Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
NYC, March 7, 1958
The Freedom SuiteRiverside RLP 12-258
* Riverside RLP 12-258, RS 3010; Original Jazz Classics OJC 067, OJCCD 067-2   Sonny Rollins - Freedom Suite
= Jazzland JLP 86, JLP 986   Sonny Rollins - Shadow Waltz
= Milestone M 47007   Sonny Rollins - The Freedom Suite Plus

Max Roach Duo

Oscar Pettiford (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, March 7, 1958
There Will Never Be Another YouOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD 304-2
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 304-2   Max Roach - Deeds, Not Words

Max Roach Quartet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Nelson Boyd (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, April 11, 1958
17277 | JB229-7Billie's BounceEmArcy MG 36127; Mosaic MD7-201
17278 | JB230-7Ko-Ko-
17279 | JB231-1Parker's Mood-
* EmArcy MG 36127, SR 80019; Mercury MG 20532, SR 60209; Universal (J) UCCM 9103   The Max Roach 4 Plays Charlie Parker
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Max Roach Quintet

Booker Little (trumpet) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Eddie Baker (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, June 3, 1958
16982Shirley (mono version)EmArcy MG 36132; Mosaic MD7-201
JB323Shirley (stereo version)Mercury SR 60128; Mosaic MD7-201
16983Memo To Maurice (mono version)EmArcy MG 36132; Mosaic MD7-201
JB324Memo To Maurice (stereo version)Mercury SR 60128; Mosaic MD7-201
16984 | JB325Stella By StarlightEmArcy MG 36132; Mercury SR 60128; Mosaic MD7-201
16985 | JB326Sporty-
16986My Old Flame (mono version)EmArcy MG 36132; Mosaic MD7-201
JB327My Old Flame (stereo version)Mercury SR 60128; Mosaic MD7-201
JB328Stompin' At The Savoy-
16987Stompin' At The Savoy (mono outchorus)EmArcy MG 36132; Mosaic MD7-201
* EmArcy MG 36132; Mercury MG 20559; Universal (J) UCCM 9110   Max Roach + 4 On The Chicago Scene
* Mercury SR 60128   Max Roach + 4 On The Chicago Scene (not released?)
= Mercury (J) 195J-41   Max Roach + 4 On The Chicago Scene
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Max Roach New Quintet

Booker Little (trumpet) Ray Draper (tuba) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums)
summer 1958
17644 | JB342Love For SaleEmArcy MG 36140; Mosaic MD7-201
* EmArcy MG 36140, SR 80010; Mercury MG 20524, SR 60201, (J) 195J-42   Max Roach + 4 At Newport
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Dinah Washington

Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Melba Liston (trombone) Harold Ousley (tenor saxophone) Sahib Shihab (baritone saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul West (bass) Max Roach (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, July 6, 1958
17638Lover Come Back To MeEmArcy MG 36141
17639Crazy Love-
Send Me To The 'Lectric ChairMercury (J) 18PJ-10215/18; EmArcy (J) EJD 1039
Me And My Gin (Gimmie Me A Pig Foot)-
17640Back Water BluesEmArcy MG 36141
* EmArcy MG 36141, SR 80009; Mercury MG 20523, SR 60200   Dinah Washington/Terry Gibbs/Max Roach/Don Elliott - Newport '58
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10215/18   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 3: 1956-1958
* EmArcy (J) EJD 1039   Dinah Washington/Terry Gibbs/Max Roach/Don Elliott - Newport '58

Terry Gibbs Sextet

Urbie Green (trombone) Don Elliott (mellophone, vibraphone) Terry Gibbs (vibraphone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul West (bass) Max Roach (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals -3)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, July 6, 1958
1. 17641Backstage BluesEmArcy MG 36141
2. 17642Julie And Jake-
3. 17643All Of Me-
* EmArcy MG 36141, SR 80009; Mercury MG 20523, SR 60200   Dinah Washington/Terry Gibbs/Max Roach/Don Elliott - Newport '58

Max Roach New Quintet

Booker Little (trumpet) Ray Draper (tuba) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, July 6, 1958
Spoken Introduction By Max RoachMosaic MD7-201
17645La VillaEmArcy MG 36140; Mosaic MD7-201
17646A Night In Tunisia-
17647Deeds, Not WordsMercury (J) 195J-42; Mosaic MD7-201
17648Minor ModeEmArcy MG 36140; Mosaic MD7-201
17649Tune Up-
* EmArcy MG 36140, SR 80010; Mercury MG 20524, SR 60201, (J) 195J-42   Max Roach + 4 At Newport
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Max Roach With The Boston Percussion Ensemble

Al Portch (French horn) Max Roach (drums) Irving Farberman, Everette Firth, Lloyd McCausland, Arthur Press, Charles Smith, Harold Thompson, Walter Tokarczyk (percussion) Corinne Curry (soprano voice) Harold Faberman (conductor, director)
"Music Barn Of The Music Inn", Lenox, MA, August 17, 1958
17925Variation On A Familiar Theme - Max's VariationEmArcy MG 36144
17926Variation On A Familiar Theme - Bach-
17927Variation On A Familiar Theme - Beethoven-
17928Variation On A Familiar Theme - Debussy-
17929Variation On A Familiar Theme - Stravinsky-
17930Evolution (2nd Movement)-
17950Evolution (1st Movement)-
17951Evolution (3rd Movement)-
17952The Music Inn Suite - The Music Inn #1-
17953The Poodle Tower-
17954Soliloquy #1 (Guest A, Female)-
17955Potting Shed Passacaglia-
17956Soliloquy #2 (Guest B, Male)-
17957Stephanie B-
17958Duo Concertante (Guest A And Guest B)-
17959The Music Inn #2-
* EmArcy MG 36144, SR 80015; Mercury MG 20529, SR 60206   Max Roach With The Boston Percussion Ensemble

Max Roach New Quintet

Booker Little (trumpet -1/6) Ray Draper (tuba -1/6) George Coleman (tenor saxophone -1/6) Art Davis (bass -1/6) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, September 4, 1958
1.You Stepped Out Of A DreamRiverside RLP 12-280; Milestone M 47016
2.FilideRiverside RLP 12-280
3.It's You Or No One-
4.Jodie's Cha-ChaRiverside R 45417, RLP 12-280; Milestone M 47016
5.Deeds, Not WordsRiverside REP 145, RLP 12-280
6.Larry-LarueRiverside R 45417, RLP 12-280; Milestone M 47016
7.ConversationRiverside REP 145, RLP 12-280; Milestone M 47016
* Riverside RLP 12-280, RLP 1122, RS 3018; Original Jazz Classics OJC 304, OJCCD 304-2   Max Roach - Deeds, Not Words
= Jazzland JLP 79, JLP 979   Max Roach - Conversation
= Milestone M 47061   Max Roach - Conversations
* Milestone M 47016   Art Blakey/Max Roach/Elvin Jones/Philly Joe Jones - The Big Beat
* Riverside REP 145   Max Roach - Deeds, Not Words
* Riverside R 45417   Max Roach - Jodie's Cha-Cha / Larry-Larue

The Max Roach Quintet / Mary Ann McCall

Booker Little (trumpet) Ray Draper (tuba) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums)
KABC-TV, Stars Of Jazz #118. 1958-#39, October 6, 1958
Minor Mode BluesCalliope CAL 3013
The Scene Is Clean-
same session
Love For Sale-
* Calliope CAL 3013   Max Roach, Bud Shank - Sessions, Live

Booker Little 4 And Max Roach

Booker Little (trumpet) George Coleman (tenor saxophone -1,3/5) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, October, 1958
1.MilestonesUnited Artists UAL 4034
2.Sweet And Lovely-
3.Rounder's Mood-
4.Dungeon Waltz-
5.Jewel's Tempo-
6.Moonlight Becomes You-
* United Artists UAL 4034, UAS 5034   Booker Little 4 - The Defiant Ones
= Blue Note CDP 7 84457 2   Booker Little 4 Plus Max Roach - Milestones

Max Roach New Quintet

Booker Little (trumpet) Ray Draper (tuba) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, NYC, November 4, 1958
Tuba De NodTime T/70003
Milano-
Variations On The Scene-
Pieces Of Quincy (Pies Of Quincy)-
Old Folks-
SadigaTime T/70003; Mainstream MDCD 720
Gandolfo's BounceTime T/70003
* Time T/70003   Max Roach - Award-Winning Drummer
= Time 52087, S/2087   Max Roach
* Mainstream MDCD 720   Various Artists - Highstream: The Best Of Mainstream Jazz

George Russell Orchestra

Art Farmer, Ernie Royal, Joe Wilder (trumpet) Tom Mitchell, Frank Rehak (trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Hal McKusick, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Al Cohn (tenor saxophone) Gene Allen (baritone saxophone) Bill Evans (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Max Roach (drums) Jon Hendricks (narrator) George Russell (arranger, conductor)
NYC, November 24, 1958
105627A Helluva TownDecca DL 9216
* Decca DL 9216; Impulse! IMPD 278   George Russell - New York, N.Y.

1959

Max Roach Quintet

Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Fine Recording, NYC, January 22, 1959
18128-9LepaMercury MG 20457; Mosaic MD7-201
18129-7Connie's Bounce-
18137-5Prelude-
18138-11Bemsha Swing-
18139-5Tympanalli-
18140-4There's No You-
18141-7A Little Sweet-
* Mercury MG 20457, SR 60140   Max Roach - A Little Sweet (not released)
= Mercury MG 20911, SR 60911; Universal (J) UCCM 9125   Max Roach - The Many Sides Of Max
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Max Roach Quintet And Buddy Rich Quintet

Tommy Turrentine (trumpet -1/13) Willie Dennis, Julian Priester (trombone -1/13) Phil Woods (alto saxophone -1/13) Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone -1/13) John Bunch (piano -1/13) Bob Boswell, Phil Leshin (bass -1/13) Buddy Rich, Max Roach (drums) Gigi Gryce (arranger, conductor -1/13)
Fine Recording, NYC, April 7-8, 1959
1. 18386Liza (All The Clouds'll Roll Away)Mercury unissued
2. 18387-6YesterdaysMercury MG 20448; EmArcy EMS 2-402; Mosaic MD7-201
3. 18388-3Limehouse BluesMercury 826 987-2; Mosaic MD7-201
4. 18388-7-Mercury MG 20448; EmArcy EMS 2-402; Mosaic MD7-201
5. 18389-6The CasbahMercury 826 987-2; Mosaic MD7-201
6. 18389-8-Mercury MG 20448; Mosaic MD7-201
7. 18390-2Big FootMosaic MD7-201
8. 18390-3-Mercury MG 20448; EmArcy 814 190-1; Mosaic MD7-201
9. 18390-7-Mercury 826 987-2; Mosaic MD7-201
10. 18391-10SleepMercury MG 20448; EmArcy EMS 2-402; Mosaic MD7-201
11. 18392-2Toot, Toot, Tootsie, Goodbye-
12. 18393-4Sing, Sing, Sing (With A Swing)Mercury 826 987-2; Mosaic MD7-201
13. 18393-8-Mercury MG 20448, PPSD 1-12; Mosaic MD7-201
14. 18403-1Figure EightsMercury MG 20448; EmArcy EMS 2-402; Mosaic MD7-201
* Mercury MG 20448, SR 60133   Buddy Rich/Max Roach - Rich Versus Roach
* EmArcy EMS 2-402   Buddy Rich - Both Sides
* EmArcy 814 190-1   Max Roach - Standard Time
* Mercury PPSD 1-12   Various Artists - Mercury Perfect Presence
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions
* Mercury 826 987-2   Buddy Rich/Max Roach - Rich Versus Roach

Max Roach Quintet

Tommy Turrentine (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Bob Boswell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, NYC, July 21, 1959
18778The More I See YouMercury MG 20491; Mosaic MD7-201
18779All The Wayunissued
18780Lotus BlossomMercury MG 20491; Mosaic MD7-201
18781Quiet As It's Kept-
18782As Long As You're Living-
18783Julianounissued
18784To LadyMercury MG 20491; Mosaic MD7-201
18785Juliano-
* Mercury MG 20491, SR 60170   Max Roach - Quiet As It's Kept
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Max Roach Sextet

Tommy Turrentine (trumpet -7/9,19/22) Julian Priester (trombone -4/6,12,13,19/22) Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone -10,14/17,19/22) Ray Bryant (piano) Bob Boswell (bass) Max Roach (drums) Abbey Lincoln (vocals -19/22)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, October 9 & 10, 1959
1. 19315-1Speak LowMosaic MD7-201
2. 19315-2-Mercury MG 20539; Mosaic MD7-201
3. 19315-3-Mosaic MD7-201
4. 19316-1Never Let Me Go-
5. 19316-2--
6. 19316-7-Mercury MG 20539; Mosaic MD7-201
7. 19317-2Come Rain Or Come ShineMosaic MD7-201
8. 19317-5--
9. 19317-7-Mercury MG 20539; Mosaic MD7-201
10. 19318-2Namely You-
11. 19319-4Moon Faced, Starry Eyed-
12. 19320-3Wild Is The WindMosaic MD7-201
13. 19320-4-Mercury MG 20539; Mosaic MD7-201
14. 19321-2You're Mine, YouMosaic MD7-201
15. 19321-4-Mercury MG 20539; Mosaic MD7-201
16. 19321-5-Mosaic MD7-201
17. 19321-6--
18. 19322-1You're My Thrill-
19. 19323-2I Concentrate On You-
20. 19323-4-Mercury MG 20539; Mosaic MD7-201
21. 19324-4Never Leave MeMosaic MD7-201
22. 19324-6-Mercury MG 20539; Mosaic MD7-201
* Mercury MG 20539, SR 60215   Max Roach - Moon Faced And Starry Eyed
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Abbey Lincoln

Tommy Turrentine (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Bob Boswell (bass) Max Roach (drums) Abbey Lincoln (vocals)
NYC, 1959
Afro BlueRiverside RLP 12-308
Let Up-
Laugh Clown Laugh-
Long As You're Living-
* Riverside RLP 12-308, RLP 1153; Original Jazz Classics OJC 069, OJCCD 069-2   Abbey Lincoln - Abbey Is Blue

1960

Tommy Turrentine Sextet

Tommy Turrentine (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone -2/7) Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano -1/3,5/7) Bob Boswell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, NYC, January 19, 1960
1.Gunga DinTime T/70008
2.Webb City-
3.Time's Up-
4.Long As You're Living-
5.Too Clean-
6.Two, Three, One, Oh!-
7.Blues For J.P.-
* Time T/70008   Tommy Turrentine

Stan Turrentine Quartet

Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, early 1960
Let's GrooveTime 52086
Stolen Sweets-
Minor Mood-
Sonny Clark (piano) replaces Flanagan
Sheri-
Mild Is The Mood-
My Girl Is Just Enough Woman For Me-
* Time 52086, S/2086   Stan Turrentine - Stan "The Man" Turrentine
= Mainstream 56041, S/6041   Stan Turrentine - Tiger Tail

Max Roach Quintet

Tommy Turrentine (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Bob Boswell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Fruit Hall", Kaiserslautern, West Germany, February 5, 1960
Lotus BlossomEnja (G) 4074
Drum Conversation-
The Villa-
Long As You're Living-
A Night In Tunisia-
PreludeEnja (G) ENJ 4074-2
Drum Talk-
* Enja (G) 4074, ENJ 4074-2   Max Roach - Long As You're Living

Max Roach Quintet

Tommy Turrentine (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Bob Boswell (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
live in Paris, France, February-March, 1960
Juliano (Kardouba) (To Lady)BYG (J) YX-4019; Europa Jazz (It) EJ 1028, EJ 1035
The Villa (Stop Motion)BYG (J) YX-4019; Europa Jazz (It) EJ 1035
* BYG (J) YX-4019   Max Roach And Friends - Historical Masters, Vol. 2
= Affinity (E) AFFD 32   Max Roach - Again!
* Europa Jazz (It) EJ 1028   Max Roach/Phil Woods/Thelonious Monk - Europa Jazz
* Europa Jazz (It) EJ 1035   Art Blakey/Freddie Hubbard/Horace Silver/Max Roach - Europa Jazz

Max Roach Quintet

Tommy Turrentine (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Bob Boswell (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
Barclay Studios, Paris, France, March 1, 1960
19900Petit DejeunerMercury MG 20594; Mosaic MD7-201
19901Un Nouveau Complet-
19902Parisian Sketches: The Tower / The Champs / The Caves / The Left Bank / The Arch-
* Mercury MG 20594, SR 60253   Max Roach - Parisian Sketches (not released)
= Mercury MG 20760, SR 60760   Max Roach - Parisian Sketches
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Max Roach Quintet

Tommy Turrentine (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Bob Boswell (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
Barclay Studios, Paris, France, March 2, 1960
19898NicaMercury MG 20594; Mosaic MD7-201
19899Liberte-
* Mercury MG 20594, SR 60253   Max Roach - Parisian Sketches (not released)
= Mercury MG 20760, SR 60760   Max Roach - Parisian Sketches
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Sonny Clark Trio

Sonny Clark (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, NYC, March 23, 1960
Minor MeetingTime T/70010
Nica-
Sonny's Crib (Sonny's Crip)-
Blues Mambo-
Blues Blue-
Junka-
Sonia-
* Time T/70010   Sonny Clark Trio
= Time 52101, S/2101   Max Roach - Sonny Clark - George Duvivier

Charles Mingus - Gunther Schuller Orchestra

Marcus Belgrave, Ted Curson, Hobart Dotson, Clark Terry, Richard Williams (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Charles Greenlee, Slide Hampton, Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Don Butterfield (tuba) Robert DiDomenica (flute) Harry Shulman (oboe) John LaPorta (alto saxophone, clarinet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Bill Barron, Joe Farrell (tenor saxophone) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Charles McCracken (cello) Roland Hanna (piano) Charles Mingus (bass, arranger) Dannie Richmond (drums) Sticks Evans, Max Roach, George Scott (percussion) Gunther Schuller (conductor)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, May 24, 1960
20093Half-Mast InhibitionMercury MG 20627
20094Mingus Fingus, No. 2-
20095Bemoanable Lady-
20096Yusef Isef Toounissued
* Mercury MG 20627, SR 60627, (J) PHCE 6006   Charles Mingus - Pre-Bird
= Limelight LM 82015, LS 86015   Charles Mingus - Mingus Revisited

Max Roach Sextet

Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Walter Benton (tenor saxophone) Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone -1) James Schenck (bass) Max Roach (drums) Abbey Lincoln (vocals) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, August 31, 1960
1.Driva' ManCandid CJM 8002
2.Freedom Day-
* Candid CJM 8002, CJS 9002, CS 9002, CCD 79002   Max Roach's Freedom Now Suite - We Insist!

Max Roach Octet

Booker Little (trumpet -2,3) Julian Priester (trombone -2,3) Walter Benton (tenor saxophone -2,3) James Schenck (bass -2,3) Max Roach (drums -1,3) Michael Olatunji (congas -3) Tomas DuVall, Raymond Mantilla (percussion -3) Abbey Lincoln (vocals -1,3) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, September 6, 1960
1.Triptych: Prayer / Protest / PeaceCandid CJM 8002
2.All Africa-
3.Tears For Johannesburg-
* Candid CJM 8002, CJS 9002, CS 9002, CCD 79002   Max Roach's Freedom Now Suite - We Insist!

Jazz Artists Guild

Benny Bailey, Kenny Dorham (trumpet -1) Booker Little (trumpet -2) Julian Priester (trombone) Walter Benton (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone -1) Peck Morrison (bass) Max Roach (drums) Jo Jones (drums -2) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, November 1, 1960
1.Oh Yeah, Oh YeahCandid CJM 8019
2.Cliff WalkCandid CJM 8022
* Candid CJM 8019, CJS 9019; Barnaby BR 5021; Candid CS 9019, CCD 79019   Various Artists - The Jazz Life!
* Candid CJM 8022, CJS 9022; Barnaby BR 5022; Candid CS 9022, CCD 79022   Jazz Artists Guild - Newport Rebels

Randy Weston Group

Benny Bailey, Freddie Hubbard, Clark Terry, Richard Williams (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Slide Hampton, Quentin Jackson (trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Gigi Gryce (alto saxophone, flute) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute, oboe) Budd Johnson (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Jerome Richardson (baritone saxophone, piccolo) Cecil Payne, Sahib Shihab (baritone,alto saxophone) Randy Weston (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Les Spann (guitar, flute) Ron Carter, George Duvivier (bass) G.T. Hogan, Charlie Persip, Max Roach (drums) Candido, Babatunde Olatunji, Armando Peraza (percussion) Martha Flowers (soprano vocals) Brock Peters (baritone vocals) Tuntemeke Sanga (narrator)
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, November, 1960
Introduction: Uhuru Kwanza, Part 1Roulette R 65001, RE 130
1st Movement: Uhuru Kwanza, Part 2-
2nd Movement: African Lady-
3rd Movement: Bantu-
4th Movement: Kucheza Blues-
* Roulette R 65001, SR 65001   Randy Weston - Uhuru Afrika
* Roulette RE 130   Randy Weston - Echoes Of An Era: Bantu Afrika

Max Roach and others

Max Roach (drums) and others
probably 1960
20050Still LifeMercury unissued

1961

Abbey Lincoln

Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute, piccolo) Walter Benton, Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums) Montego Joe as Roger Sanders, Robert White (congas) Abbey Lincoln (vocals) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, February 22, 1961
Straight AheadCandid 45-602 (later), CJM 8015
When Malindy SingsCandid 45-602, CJM 8015
In The RedCandid CJM 8015
Blue Monk-
Left Alone-
African LadyCandid 45-602, CJM 8015, CCD 79000
African Lady (take 4)Candid CCD 79033
RetributionCandid 45-602 (later), CJM 8015
* Candid CJM 8015, CJS 9015; Barnaby KZ 31037; Candid CS 9015, CCD 79015   Abbey Lincoln - Straight Ahead
* Candid CCD 79000   Various Artists - Candid Jazz
* Candid CCD 79033   Eric Dolphy - Candid Dolphy
* Candid 45-602 (later)   Abbey Lincoln - Straight Ahead / Retribution
* Candid 45-602   Abbey Lincoln - When Malindy Sings / African Lady

Booker Little Sextet

Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Don Friedman (piano) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums, timpani, vibraphone) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, March 17, 1961
We SpeakCandid CJM 8027
Quiet, Please-
Quiet, Please (take 1)Candid CCD 79033
A New DayCandid CJM 8027
* Candid CJM 8027, CJS 9027; Barnaby BR 5019; Candid CS 9027, CCD 79027, (J) 32JDC-106, (J) TKCB-30462   Booker Little - Out Front
* Candid CCD 79033   Eric Dolphy - Candid Dolphy

Booker Little Sextet

Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Don Friedman (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Max Roach (drums, timpani, vibraphone) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, April 4, 1961
Strength And SanityCandid CJM 8027
Strength And Sanity (alt. take)Candid (J) 32JDC-106, (J) TKCB-30462
Moods In Free Time (take 5)Candid CJM 8027, CCD 79033
Man Of WordsCandid CJM 8027, CCD 79000
Hazy HuesCandid CJM 8027
Hazy Hues (take 5)Candid CCD 79033
* Candid CJM 8027, CJS 9027; Barnaby BR 5019; Candid CS 9027, CCD 79027, (J) 32JDC-106, (J) TKCB-30462   Booker Little - Out Front
* Candid CCD 79033   Eric Dolphy - Candid Dolphy
* Candid CCD 79000   Various Artists - Candid Jazz

Duke Ellington And His Orchestra

Cat Anderson, Willie Cook, Ed Mullens, Clark Terry (trumpet) Ray Nance (trumpet, violin, vocals) Lou Blackburn, Murray McEachern, Britt Woodman (trombone) Juan Tizol (valve trombone) Harry Smiles (oboe) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone) Johnny Hodges, Oliver Nelson (alto saxophone) Russell Procope (alto saxophone, clarinet) Paul Gonsalves (tenor saxophone) Babe Clarke (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Harry Carney (baritone saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet) Duke Ellington (piano) Les Spann (guitar, flute) Aaron Bell (bass) Sonny Greer, Dave Jackson, Jimmy Johnson, Philly Joe Jones, Max Roach (drums) Lawrence Brown (conductor)
NYC, May 1, 2 & 3, 1961
NiteUnited Artists UAL 4092
-unissued
unknown title-
Paris Blues-
Autumnal SuiteUnited Artists UAL 4092
-unissued
Birdie JungleUnited Artists UAL 4092
-unissued
Paris StairsUnited Artists UAL 4092
-unissued
--
Autumnal Suite-
Paris BluesUnited Artists UAL 4092
-unissued
* United Artists UAL 4092, UAS 5092   Duke Ellington - Paris Blues

Max Roach Nonet

Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas) Carlos "Totico" Eugenio (cowbells) Abbey Lincoln (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 1, 1961
10460Garvey's GhostImpulse! A 8, ASD 9228
10461MendacityImpulse! A 8, ASD 9228, ASH 9253-3
* Impulse! A 8, GRD 122   Max Roach - Percussion, Bitter Sweet
* Impulse! ASD 9228   Various Artists - Impulse Energy Essentials
* Impulse! ASH 9253-3   Various Artists - The Saxophone

Max Roach Octet

Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Eric Dolphy (bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 3, 1961
10462MamaImpulse! A 8, ASH 9272-3
10463Tender WarriorsImpulse! A 8
* Impulse! A 8, GRD 122   Max Roach - Percussion, Bitter Sweet
* Impulse! ASH 9272-3   Various Artists - The Drums

Max Roach Septet

Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Eric Dolphy (flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 8, 1961
10468Praise For A MartyrImpulse! A 8
* Impulse! A 8, GRD 122   Max Roach - Percussion, Bitter Sweet

Max Roach Octet

Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 9, 1961
10473Man From South AfricaImpulse! A 8
* Impulse! A 8, GRD 122   Max Roach - Percussion, Bitter Sweet

1962

Max Roach Sextet

Richard Williams (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums) Earl Baker (vocals) 16 vocals choir, Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson (conductor)
Fine Recording Ballroom Studio A, NYC, February 15, 1962
10776It's TimeImpulse! A 16
10777Living Room-
* Impulse! A 16, IMPD 185   Max Roach - It's Time

Max Roach Sextet

Richard Williams (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums) Earl Baker (vocals) 16 vocals choir, Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson (conductor): same personnel
Fine Recording Ballroom Studio A, NYC, February 26, 1962
10790Another ValleyImpulse! A 16
10791The Profit-
* Impulse! A 16, IMPD 185   Max Roach - It's Time

Max Roach Sextet

Richard Williams (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums) Earl Baker (vocals) Abbey Lincoln (vocals -1) 16 vocals choir, Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson (conductor)
Fine Recording Ballroom Studio A, NYC, February 27, 1962
1. 10792Lonesome LoverImpulse! A 16
2. 10793Sunday Afternoon-
3. 10794Preludeunissued
* Impulse! A 16, IMPD 185   Max Roach - It's Time

Slide Hampton Orchestra

John Bello, Hobart Dotson, Richard Williams (trumpet) Benny Jacobs-El (trombone) Slide Hampton (trombone, arranger) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute) Jay Cameron (baritone saxophone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Eddie Khan (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, April 5, 1962
CO69988Our WaltzEpic LA 16030
CO69989It's All Right With Me-
CO69990The Drum Suite, Part 1-
* Epic LA 16030, BA 17030   Slide Hampton - Drum Suite

Slide Hampton Orchestra

John Bello, Hobart Dotson, Richard Williams (trumpet) Benny Jacobs-El (trombone) Slide Hampton (trombone, arranger) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute) Jay Cameron (baritone saxophone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Eddie Khan (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
NYC, April 9, 1962
CO69991Gallery GrooveEpic LA 16030
CO69992Fump-
CO69993The Drum Suite, Part 2-
CO69994Like Someone In Love-
Well, You Needn'tColumbia FC 38509
* Epic LA 16030, BA 17030   Slide Hampton - Drum Suite
* Columbia FC 38509   Various Artists - Almost Forgotten-Various Artists: Instrumentalists

Slide Hampton Orchestra

John Bello, Hobart Dotson, Richard Williams (trumpet) Benny Jacobs-El (trombone) Slide Hampton (trombone, arranger) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute) Jay Cameron (baritone saxophone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Eddie Khan (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
NYC, April 18, 1962
CO70068LoverEpic LA 16030
Stella By Starlight-
The Drum Suite, Part 3-
The Drum Suite, Part 4-
The Drum Suite, Part 5-
* Epic LA 16030, BA 17030   Slide Hampton - Drum Suite

Duke Ellington Trio

Duke Ellington (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Sound Makers, NYC, September 17, 1962
Money JungleUnited Artists UAJ 14017; Blue Note BT 85129
Le Fleurs Africaines (African Flower)-
Very Special-
Warm Valley-
REM BluesBlue Note BT 85129
A Little Max (Parfait)-
A Little Max (Parfait) (alt. take)Blue Note CDP 7 46398 2
Wig WiseUnited Artists UAJ 14017; Blue Note BT 85129
Switch BladeBlue Note BT 85129
CaravanUnited Artists UAJ 14017; Blue Note BT 85129
Backward Country Boy BluesBlue Note BT 85129
SolitudeUnited Artists UAJ 14017; Blue Note BT 85129
Solitude (alt. take)Blue Note CDP 7 46398 2
* United Artists UAJ 14017, UAJS 15017   Duke Ellington - Money Jungle
* Blue Note BT 85129, CDP 7 46398 2   Duke Ellington - Money Jungle

Max Roach Quartet

Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Eddie Khan (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"The Jazz Workshop", San Francisco, CA, October 27, 1962
Speak, Brother, Speak!Fantasy LP 6007
A Variation-
* Fantasy LP 6007, LP 86007; Original Jazz Classics OJC 646, OJCCD 646-2; America (F) 30 AM 6057   Max Roach - Speak, Brother, Speak!

1964 (age 40)

Max Roach Quartet

Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Coleridge Perkinson (piano) Eddie Khan (bass) Max Roach (drums) Abbey Lincoln (vocals)
"Old Fellows", Copenhagen, Denmark, January 14, 1964
Driva' ManMagnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 110
Tears For Johannesburg-
Triptych: Prayer / Protest / Peace-
All Africa-
Freedom Day-
* Magnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 110   Max Roach/Abbey Lincoln - Max Roach Live In Europe: Freedom Now Suite

Max Roach Quartet

Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Coleridge Perkinson (piano) Eddie Khan (bass) Max Roach (drums) Abbey Lincoln (vocals): same personnel
live in Paris, France, January 18, 1964
The Highest Mountain (This Night Mountain)BYG (J) YX-4018
Ceciliana-
Mop Mop-
Jordu-
Sophisticated Lady-
Who Will BuyBYG (J) YX-4019
Love For Sale-
Long As You're Living-
* BYG (J) YX-4018   Max Roach And Friends - Historical Masters, Vol. 1
= Affinity (E) AFFD 32   Max Roach - Again!
* BYG (J) YX-4019   Max Roach And Friends - Historical Masters, Vol. 2
= Affinity (E) AFFD 32   Max Roach - Again!

Max Roach Quartet

Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Coleridge Perkinson (piano) Eddie Khan (bass) Max Roach (drums) Abbey Lincoln (vocals): same personnel
live in Stockholm, Sweden, January, 1964
Who Will BuyMagnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 110
Driva' Man-
Tears For Johannesburg-
* Magnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 110   Max Roach/Abbey Lincoln - Max Roach Live In Europe: Freedom Now Suite

Newport Parker Tribute All Stars

Howard McGhee (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Sonny Stitt (tenor saxophone) Harold Mabern (piano) Arthur Harper Jr. (bass) Max Roach (drums) Father O'Connor (narrator)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, July 4, 1964
UPAS-3862BuzzyRCA Victor LPM 3783
UPAS-3863Now's The Time-
Father O'Conner's Comments-
UPAS-3864Wee-
* RCA Victor LPM 3783, LSP 3783   J.J. Johnson/Howard McGhee/Max Roach/Sonny Stitt - Tribute To Charlie Parker From The Newport Jazz Festival

Max Roach Trio

Hasaan Ibn Ali (piano) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, December 4, 1964
8385Three-Four Vs. Six-Eight Four-Four WaysAtlantic LP 1435
8386Din-Ka Street-
8387Almost Like Me-
* Atlantic LP 1435, SD 1435   The Max Roach Trio Featuring The Legendary Hasaan

Max Roach Trio

Hasaan Ibn Ali (piano) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
NYC, December 7, 1964
8388Hope So ElmoAtlantic LP 1435
8389Off My Back Jack-
8390Pay Not Play Not-
8391To Inscribe-
* Atlantic LP 1435, SD 1435   The Max Roach Trio Featuring The Legendary Hasaan

1965

Max Roach Sextet

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet -1,2) Roland Alexander (soprano saxophone -1) James Spaulding (alto saxophone -1,2) Ronnie Mathews (piano -1,2) Jymie Merritt (bass -1,2) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, October 14, 1965
1. 9413St. Louis BluesAtlantic LP 1467
2. 9414Lamentunissued
3. 9415The Drum Also WaltzesAtlantic LP 1467
* Atlantic LP 1467, SD 1467   Max Roach - Drums Unlimited

Max Roach Quintet

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) James Spaulding (alto saxophone) Ronnie Mathews (piano) Jymie Merritt (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, October 20, 1965
9436In The Red (A Christmas Carol)Atlantic LP 1467
9437Nommo-
* Atlantic LP 1467, SD 1467   Max Roach - Drums Unlimited

1966

Max Roach Solo

Max Roach (drums)
NYC, April 25, 1966
10175For Big SidAtlantic LP 1467
10176Variations On 'Round About Midnightunissued
10177Nommo-
10662Drums UnlimitedAtlantic LP 1467
* Atlantic LP 1467, SD 1467   Max Roach - Drums Unlimited

Max Roach Quintet

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) James Spaulding (tenor,soprano saxophone) Ronnie Mathews (piano) Jymie Merritt (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Stefaniensaal", Graz, Austria, June, 1966
NommoJazz Connoisseur (Israeli) JC 108
Drum Solo In 5/4 Timeprivate tape
* Jazz Connoisseur (Israeli) JC 108   Max Roach Quintet & Sonny Rollins Trio - Graz 1963 Concert

Sonny Rollins Trio

Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Jymie Merritt (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Stefaniensaal", Graz, Austria, November 12, 1966
Love Walked In (Title Unknown)Jazz Connoisseur (Israeli) JC 108
LoverUnique Jazz UJ 29; Bandstand (It) BDLP 1502
PoincianaJazz Connoisseur (Israeli) JC 108
* Jazz Connoisseur (Israeli) JC 108   Max Roach Quintet & Sonny Rollins Trio - Graz 1963 Concert
* Unique Jazz UJ 29   Sonny Rollins Quintet In Europe
* Bandstand (It) BDLP 1502   Sonny Rollins - European Concerts

1967

Vi Redd With Max Roach Quintet

Charles Tolliver (trumpet) Vi Redd (alto saxophone, vocals) Odean Pope (tenor saxophone) Stanley Cowell (piano) Jymie Merritt (bass) Max Roach (drums)
London, England, circa September 24-30, 1967
unknown titlesCrescent unissued

1968

Max Roach Quartet

Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Franco D'Andrea (piano) Giovanni Tommaso (bass) Max Roach (drums) Abbey Lincoln (vocals)
broadcast, Rome, Italy, April 27, 1968
MilindyJoker (J) UPS 2056
Prayer Protest From "Freedom Now Suite"-
For Big Sid-
Drums Unlimited-
Drums In Five-
The Profit-
Prelude-
* Joker (J) UPS 2056   Max Roach - Sounds As Roach

Max Roach Quartet With Scandinavian Big Band

Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Franco D'Andrea (piano) Giovanni Tommaso (bass) Max Roach (drums) Abbey Lincoln (vocals) unidentified big band
Oslo, Norway, May, 1968
Patty Pat And Midnight VariationsJoker (J) UPS 2056
* Joker (J) UPS 2056   Max Roach - Sounds As Roach

Max Roach Quintet

Charles Tolliver (trumpet) Gary Bartz (alto saxophone) Stanley Cowell (piano) Jymie Merritt (electric bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, June 24, 1968
14760EffiAtlantic unissued
14761Drought-
14762Abstrutions-

Max Roach Quintet

Charles Tolliver (trumpet) Gary Bartz (alto saxophone) Stanley Cowell (piano, electric piano) Jymie Merritt (electric bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, June 25, 1968
14753EffiAtlantic SD 1510
14754'Round Midnightunissued
14755EquipoiseAtlantic SD 1510
14756Abstrutionsunissued
14757LibraAtlantic SD 1510
14758Absolutions-
14759Members, Don't Git Wearyunissued
* Atlantic SD 1510   Max Roach - Members, Don't Git Weary

Max Roach Quintet

Charles Tolliver (trumpet) Gary Bartz (alto saxophone) Stanley Cowell (piano, electric piano) Jymie Merritt (electric bass) Max Roach (drums) Andy Bey (vocals)
NYC, July 26, 1968
14931Members, Don't Git WearyAtlantic SD 1510
14932Abstrutions-
* Atlantic SD 1510   Max Roach - Members, Don't Git Weary

1971

Max Roach Sextet With The J.C. White Singers

Cecil Bridgewater (trumpet) Billy Harper (tenor saxophone) George Cables (piano) Eddie Mathias (electric bass) Max Roach (drums, arranger) Ralph MacDonald (percussion) Ruby McClure, Dorothy White, J.C. White (vocals) unidentified 22 voices, William Bell, Abbey Lincoln, Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson (arranger)
NYC, April 7, 1971
21899Troubled WatersAtlantic SD 1587
21900Go Down, Moses (Let Thy People Go)-
21901Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child-
21902Were You There When They Crucified My Lord-
* Atlantic SD 1587   Max Roach - Lift Every Voice And Sing

Max Roach Sextet With The J.C. White Singers

Cecil Bridgewater (trumpet) Billy Harper (tenor saxophone) George Cables (piano) Eddie Mathias (electric bass) Max Roach (drums, arranger) Ralph MacDonald (percussion) Ruby McClure, Dorothy White, J.C. White (vocals) unidentified 22 voices, William Bell, Abbey Lincoln, Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson (arranger): same personnel
NYC, April 8, 1971
21903Drum Solounissued
21904JoshuaAtlantic SD 1587
21905Somebody's Knockingunissued
21906Garden Of PrayerAtlantic SD 1587
21907Lift Every Voiceunissued
* Atlantic SD 1587   Max Roach - Lift Every Voice And Sing

1972

Newport In New York '72

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Bennie Green (trombone) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) John Blair (violin) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Mary Lou Williams (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Percy Heath (bass) Max Roach (drums) Big Black (congas)
Radio City Music Hall, NYC, July 3, 1972
25536Bags' GrooveCobblestone CST 9025-2; Atlantic (Eu) ATL 40446
25537A Night In Tunisia-
* Cobblestone CST 9025-2   Various Artists - Newport In New York '72: The Jam Sessions, Vol. 1&2
= Cobblestone CST 9032-6   Various Artists - Newport In New York '72
* Atlantic (Eu) ATL 40446   Various Artists - Newport In New York '72: The Jam Sessions, Vol. 2

Brother Ahh's Group

Brother Ahh (French horn, flute, natural sounds, conductor) Howard Johnson (tuba) Roy Brooks, Joe Chambers, Omar Clay, Warren Smith, Freddie Waits (drums, percussion) Max Roach (drums, percussion, voice) The 90 voice Sound Awareness Ensemble
NYC, 1972 or 1973
Love PieceStrata-East SES-19731
* Strata-East SES-19731   Brother Ahh - Sound Awareness

1973

M'Boom

Roy Brooks, Joe Chambers, Omar Clay, Max Roach, Warren Smith, Freddie Waits (drums, vibraphone, marimba, xylophone, timpani, percussion) Ray Mantilla (Latin percussion, congas, bongos, timbales)
"International Jazz Festival", Laren, Holland, August 25, 1973
Giselle SuiteBaystate (J) RVJ-6001
Jihad Es Mort-
* Baystate (J) RVJ-6001   M'Boom - Re:Percussion

1975 (age 51)

The Bop Session

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto,tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano -1,5) Hank Jones (piano -2/4,6) Percy Heath (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, May 19 & 20, 1975
1.Blues 'N BoogieSonet (E) SNTF 692
2.Confirmation-
3.Groovin' High-
4.Lover Man-
5.All The Things You Are-
6.Lady Bird-
* Sonet (E) SNTF 692   Various Artists - The Bop Session

1976

Max Roach - Archie Shepp Duo

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Max Roach (drums)
Paris, France, summer 1976
Sweet Mao: La Preparation / La Marche / Le CommencementUniteledis (F) UN 128976
Suid Afrika '76-
* Uniteledis (F) UN 128976   Max Roach/Archie Shepp - Force: Sweet Mao-Suid Afrika '76

Max Roach Quartet

Cecil Bridgewater (trumpet) Billy Harper (tenor saxophone) Reggie Workman or Calvin Hill (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Swiss radio broadcast, Lausanne, Switzerland, October or September 2, 1976
NommoVictor (J) SMJ-6225
Nommo (Continued)-
* Victor (J) SMJ-6225   Max Roach - Nommo

1977

Max Roach Quartet

Cecil Bridgewater (trumpet) Billy Harper (tenor saxophone) Reggie Workman (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Yubin Chokin Hall", Tokyo, Japan, January 21, 1977
CalvaryDenon (J) YX-7508
'Round Midnight-
It's Time-
Mr. Papa JoDenon (J) YX-7509
Scott Free, Part 1-
Scott Free, Part 2-
* Denon (J) YX-7508   Max Roach Quartet Live In Tokyo, Vol. 1 - Calvary
* Denon (J) YX-7509   Max Roach Quartet Live In Tokyo, Vol. 2 - Scott Free

Max Roach Quartet

Cecil Bridgewater (trumpet) Billy Harper (tenor saxophone) Reggie Workman (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
live in Rome, Italy, July 27, 1977
The Martyr, Part 1Horo (It) HDP 9-10
The Martyr, Part 2-
Six Bits Blues, Part 1-
Six Bits Blues, Part 2-
* Horo (It) HDP 9-10   Max Roach - The Loadstar

Max Roach Quartet

Cecil Bridgewater (trumpet) Billy Harper (tenor saxophone) Reggie Workman (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
"Bimhuis", Amsterdam, Holland, August 17, 1977
It's TimeBaystate (J) RVJ-6029
Call Of The Wild And Peaceful Heart-
* Baystate (J) RVJ-6029   Max Roach Quartet Live In Amsterdam - It's Time

Max Roach Solo

Max Roach (drums)
Long View Farm Studio, Massachusetts, MA, August 30, 1977
Big SidBaystate (J) RVJ-6021
Jas Me-
J.C. Mose-Is-
Five For Paul-
Mr. Hi-Hat-
South Africa '76-
* Baystate (J) RVJ-6021   Max Roach - Solos

Max Roach - Dollar Brand Duo

Dollar Brand (piano) Max Roach (drums)
National Studio, NYC, September 20, 1977
Streams Of ConsciousnessBaystate (J) RVJ-6016
Inception-
Acclamation-
Consanguinity-
* Baystate (J) RVJ-6016   Max Roach/Dollar Brand - Streams Of Consciousness

1978

Max Roach Quartet

Cecil Bridgewater (trumpet) Billy Harper (tenor saxophone) Calvin Hill (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Paris, France, June 10, 1978
ConfirmationFluid (F) FLU 103
Giant Steps-
The Profit-
Sunday Afternoon-
Soliloquy-
* Fluid (F) FLU 103   Max Roach - Confirmation

Max Roach - Anthony Braxton Duo

Anthony Braxton (alto,soprano,sopranino saxophone, clarinet) Max Roach (drums)
Ricordi Studios, Milan, Italy, September, 1978
BirthBlack Saint (It) BSR 0024
Magic And Music-
Tropical Forest-
Dance Griot-
Spirit Possession-
Soft Shoe-
Rebirth-
* Black Saint (It) BSR 0024   Max Roach Featuring Anthony Braxton - Birth And Rebirth

1979

M'Boom

Roy Brooks, Joe Chambers, Omar Clay, Fred King, Max Roach, Warren Smith, Freddie Waits (drums, percussion, vibraphone, marimba, xylophone, timpani) Ray Mantilla (congas, bongos, timbales, Latin percussion) Kenyatte Abdur-Rahman (percussion, bells -3,8)
NYC, July 25, 26 & 27, 1979
1.OnomatopoeiaColumbia IC 36247
2.Twinkletoes-
3.Caravanserai-
4.January V-
5.The Glorious Monster-
6.Rumble In The Jungle-
7.Morning/Midday-
8.Epistrophy-
9.Kujichagalia-
* Columbia IC 36247   M'Boom

Max Roach - Archie Shepp Duo

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Max Roach (drums)
"Jazz Festival Willisau '79", Willisau, Switzerland, August 30, 1979
The Long Marchhat Hut (Swi) 2R13; hatART (Swi) CD 6041
U-Jaa-Ma-
Triptich: Four Big Sid / Drums Unlimited / Papa Johat Hut (Swi) 2R13; hatART (Swi) CD 6042
South Africa Goddam-
J.C. Mose Ishat Hut (Swi) 2R13; hatART (Swi) CD 6041
Sophisticated Lady-
It's Timehat Hut (Swi) 2R13; hatART (Swi) CD 6042
Giant StepshatART (Swi) CD 6042
* hat Hut (Swi) 2R13   Max Roach Featuring Archie Shepp - The Long March
= hatART (Swi) 4026   Max Roach Duos With Archie Shepp And Anthony Braxton - The Long March
* hatART (Swi) CD 6041   Max Roach And Archie Shepp - The Long March, Part 1
* hatART (Swi) CD 6042   Max Roach And Archie Shepp - The Long March, Part 2

Max Roach - Anthony Braxton Duo

Anthony Braxton (alto,soprano,sopranino saxophone, clarinet, flute, contrabass clarinet) Max Roach (drums, gongs, tuned cymbals)
"Jazz Festival Willisau '79", Willisau, Switzerland, August 31, 1979
One In Two-Two In One, Part Ihat Hut (Swi) 2R06
One In Two-Two In One, Part II-
One In Two-Two In One, Part III-
One In Two-Two In One, Part IV-
* hat Hut (Swi) 2R06   Max Roach Featuring Anthony Braxton - One In Two-Two In One
= hatART (Swi) CD 6030   Max Roach And Anthony Braxton - One In Two-Two In One
= hatART (Swi) 4026   Max Roach Duos With Archie Shepp And Anthony Braxton - The Long March

Max Roach Quartet

Cecil Bridgewater (trumpet) Odean Pope (tenor saxophone, flute, oboe) Calvin Hill (bass) Max Roach (drums, piano, percussion, vocals)
Milan, Italy, September 10, 11 & 17, 1979
ReflectionsSoul Note (It) SN 1003
Mwalimu-
A Place Of Truth-
China's Waltz-
Mail Order-
Japanese Dream-
Magic-
Back To Basics-
Ode From Black Picture Show-
* Soul Note (It) SN 1003, 121003-2   Max Roach - Pictures In A Frame

Max Roach - Cecil Taylor Duo

Cecil Taylor (piano) Max Roach (percussion)
"McMillin Theatre", Columbia University, NYC, December 15, 1979
Duets, Part ISoul Note (It) SN 1100/1
Duets, Part II-
Duets, Part III-
Duets, Part IV-
Cecil Taylor (piano -1,3/5, interviewee -6,7) Max Roach (percussion -1,2,4,5, interviewee -6,7)
1.PresentationSoul Note (It) 121100/1-2
2.Drums Solo-
3.Piano Solo-
4.Duets, Part I-
5.Duets, Part II-
6.Interviews, Part I-
7.Interviews, Part II-
* Soul Note (It) SN 1100/1   Max Roach And Cecil Taylor - Historic Concerts
* Soul Note (It) 121100/1-2   Max Roach And Cecil Taylor - Historic Concerts

1980

Max Roach Solo

Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January 29, 1980
Oobala BabalaJazz Records JR 3
* Jazz Records JR 3   Various Artists - Lennie Tristano Memorial Concert

Max Roach Quartet +

Cecil Bridgewater (trumpet) Odean Pope (tenor saxophone, flute, oboe) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano -5) Calvin Hill (bass, vocals) Max Roach (drums, percussion)
NYC, early March, 1980
1.Medley: The Dream / It's TimeColumbia FC 37376
2.I Remember Clifford-
3.Reach For It-
4.Lonesome Lover-
5.Wefe (We-Fay)-
6.Six Bits Blues-
7.'Round Midnight-
8.Red River Road-
9.Giant Steps-
10.Chattahoochee Red-
* Columbia FC 37376   Max Roach - Chattahoochee Red

1982

Max Roach - Connie Crothers Duo

Connie Crothers (piano) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, February 26, 1982
SymbolsNew Artists NA 1001
Let 'Em Roll-
Swish-
Creepin' In-
Ballad, No. 1-
Trading-
* New Artists NA 1001, NA 1001xCD   Max Roach/Connie Crothers - Swish

Max Roach Quartet

Cecil Bridgewater (trumpet -1/4,6,7) Odean Pope (tenor saxophone) Calvin Hill (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Milan, Italy, July 22 & 23, 1982
1.In The LightSoul Note (It) SN 1053
2.Straight, No Chaser-
3.Ruby, My Dear-
4.Henry Street Blues-
5.If You Could See Me Now-
6.Good Bait-
7.Tricotism-
* Soul Note (It) SN 1053, 121053-2   Max Roach - In The Light

1983

Max Roach Quartet With The Swedenborg String Quartet

Cecil Bridgewater (trumpet) Dayne Armstrong (tenor saxophone) Lars Holm, Ulrika Jansson (violin) Anders Lindgren (viola) Kerstin Elmquist (cello) Phil Bowler (electric bass) Max Roach (drums, percussion)
"Vielharmonie", Munich, West Germany, November 7, 1983
A Little BookerSoul Note (It) SN 1073
Bird Says-
* Soul Note (It) SN 1073, 121073-2   Max Roach Double Quartet Live At Vielharmonic

1984 (age 60)

Max Roach Quartet

Cecil Bridgewater (trumpet) Odean Pope (tenor saxophone) Tyrone Brown (electric bass) Max Roach (drums, percussion)
Milan, Italy, May 31, 1984
Scott Free, Part ISoul Note (It) SN 1103
Scott Free, Part II-
* Soul Note (It) SN 1103, 121103-2   Max Roach - Scott Free

Max Roach Quartet +

Cecil Bridgewater (trumpet) Tony Scott (clarinet -2) Lee Konitz (alto saxophone -2) Odean Pope (tenor saxophone, voice) Tommaso Lama (guitar -2) Tyrone Brown (electric bass) Max Roach (drums, keyboards, percussion, vibraphone, voice)
Milan, Italy, June 2, 25 & 26, 1984
1.It's Christmas AgainSoul Note (It) SN 1153
2.Christina-
* Soul Note (It) SN 1153, 121153-2   Max Roach - It's Christmas Again

Max Roach Quartet

Cecil Bridgewater (trumpet) Odean Pope (tenor saxophone) Tyrone Brown (electric bass) Max Roach (drums, vocals)
Berlin, West Germany, July 16, 1984
Good BaitRepertoire (G) RR 4902-CC
I Remember Clifford-
Jordu-
Giant Steps-
Six Bits-
Perdido-
Papa Jo-
(I'll Be Glad When You're Dead) You Rascal You-
* Repertoire (G) RR 4902-CC   Max Roach - Jazzbuhne Berlin '84, Vol. 2

M'Boom

Kenyatte Abdur-Rahman (xylophone, cabasa) Joe Chambers (marimba) Eli Fountain (vibraphone) Max Roach (bass drum) Freddie Waits (tom-tom, percussion) Ray Mantilla (congas, timbales, bongos) Warren Smith (timpani) Eddie Allen (wood blocks, percussion) Roy Brooks (slapstick, percussion) Fred King (concert bells)
NYC, October 16, 17 & 18, 1984
It's TimeSoul Note (It) SN 1059
Eli Fountain (xylophone) Joe Chambers (bass marimba) Warren Smith (vibraphone) Ray Mantilla (congas, bongos, timbales) Kenyatte Abdur-Rahman, Eddie Allen (claves) Roy Brooks (steel drums) Fred King (cowbells) Max Roach, Freddie Waits (percussion)
Jamaican Sun-
Joe Chambers (bass marimba) Warren Smith (vibraphone) Eli Fountain (bass drum) Ray Mantilla (congas) Fred King (timpani) Roy Brooks (musical saw) Freddie Waits (shakers) Kenyatte Abdur-Rahman (percussion) Max Roach (concert snare)
Street Dance-
Kenyatte Abdur-Rahman (xylophone, bass drum) Joe Chambers (marimba) Max Roach (vibraphone) Roy Brooks (tom-tom) Fred King (timpani) Eli Fountain (bells, snare drum) Ray Mantilla (bells, chimes) Eddie Allen (cabasa, bell tree, cymbals) Warren Smith, Freddie Waits (percussion)
Mr. Seven-
Joe Chambers, Ray Mantilla (xylophone) Max Roach (marimba) Warren Smith, Freddie Waits (bass marimba) Freddie King (vibraphone) Roy Brooks (steel drums) Eddie Allen (triangle, cymbals, finger cymbals) Eli Fountain (bells, crotales) Kenyatte Abdur-Rahman (percussion)
A Quiet Place-
* Soul Note (It) SN 1059, 121059-2   M'Boom - Collage

Max Roach With String Quartet

Donald Bauch, Guillermo Figueroa (violin -2,6,7) Louise Schulman (viola -2,6,7) Chris Finckel (cello -2,6,7) Max Roach (drums, percussion)
NYC, October 19, 20 & 21, 1984
1.SurvivorsSoul Note (It) SN 1093
2.The Third Eye-
3.Billy The Kid-
4.Jas Me-
5.The Drum Also Waltzes-
6.Sassy Max (Self Portrait)-
7.The Smoke That Thunders-
* Soul Note (It) SN 1093, 121093-2   Max Roach - Survivors

1985

Max Roach Quintet With The Uptown String Quartet

Cecil Bridgewater (trumpet) Odean Pope (tenor saxophone) Cecelia Hobbs, Johnny Williams (violin) Maxine Roach (viola) Eileen Folson (cello) Tyrone Brown (electric bass) Max Roach (drums) Ray Mantilla (percussion -1)
"Platinum Factory", Brooklyn, NY, January 4, 7 & 8, 1985
1.Bird SaysSoul Note (It) SN 1109
2.Sis-
3.A Little Booker-
4.Easy Winners-
* Soul Note (It) SN 1109, 121109-2   Max Roach Double Quartet - Easy Winners

1986

Max Roach Quartet With String Quartet

Cecil Bridgewater (trumpet) Odean Pope (tenor saxophone) Diane Monroe, Lesa Terry (violin) Maxine Roach (viola) Zela Terry (cello) Tyrone Brown (electric bass) Max Roach (percussion)
NYC, October 1 & 2, 1986
Bright MomentsSoul Note (It) SN 1159
Elixir Suite-
Hi-Fly-
Tribute To Duke And Mingus-
Double Delight-
* Soul Note (It) SN 1159, 121159-2   Max Roach Double Quartet - Bright Moments

1989

Max Roach - Dizzy Gillespie Duo

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Max Roach (drums)
"Maison De La Culture De La Seine Saint Denis", Bobigny, Paris, France, March 23, 1989
In The Beginning, Part 1A&M CD 6404
In The Beginning, Part 2-
The Arrival-
Versailles-
Place De La Concorde-
Georges Cinq-
Struttin' On The Champs-
Medley: Brother K South Africa Goddamn-
Salt Peanuts-
Word-
Fountain Blues-
Bastille Day-
The Underground-
The Antilles-
'Round Midnight-
Messin' Around-
Metamorphosis-
Just Dreaming-
Nairobi-
Allen's Alley (Wee)-
The Theme-
The Smoke That Thunders-
Oo Pa Pa Da-
* A&M CD 6404   Max Roach/Dizzy Gillespie - Max And Diz Paris 1989

Max Roach And Dizzy Gillespie Interview

Dizzy Gillespie, Max Roach (interviewee) Christian Gauffre (interviewer)
Hotel Rafael, Paris, France, June 15, 1989
InterviewA&M CD 6404
* A&M CD 6404   Max Roach/Dizzy Gillespie - Max And Diz Paris 1989

Paris All Stars

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals -1/6,8,9) Jackie McLean, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone -1/6,8,9) Milt Jackson (vibraphone -1/6,8,9) Hank Jones (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"La Grande Halle", La Villette, Paris, France, June 15, 1989
1.Steeplechase (Birks' Works)A&M 75021 5300-2
2.Warm Valley-
3.Drummers' Sweet: The Third Eye / Billy The Kid / The Drum Also Waltzes-
4.Old Folks-
5.Yardbird Suite-
6.Con Alma-
7.Cherokee-
8.A Night In Tunisia-
9.Oo-Pa-Pa-Da-
* A&M 75021 5300-2   The Paris All Stars - Homage To Charlie Parker

1990

Max Roach Solo

Max Roach (drums)
Rev'O Jazz, Paris, France, September 15, 1990
Self PortraitEnja (G) ENJ 7021/22-2
Drums Unlimited-
* Enja (G) ENJ 7021/22-2   Max Roach - To The Max!

Max Roach Quartet

Cecil Bridgewater (trumpet) Odean Pope (tenor saxophone) Tyrone Brown (electric bass) Max Roach (drums)
The Marquee At The Tralf, Buffalo, NY, November 30, 1990
TricotismEnja (G) ENJ 7021/22-2
* Enja (G) ENJ 7021/22-2   Max Roach - To The Max!

Highstream: The Best Of Mainstream Jazz

Bob Brookmeyer, Art Farmer, Leonard Feather, Maynard Ferguson, Morgana King, Harold Land, Shelly Manne, Charles McPherson, Carmen McRae, Blue Mitchell, Bud Powell, Max Roach, Clark Terry, Sarah Vaughan
released 1990
AireginMainstream MDCD 720
Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries-
In The Back, In The Corner, In The Dark-
Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)-
Homecoming-
Green Stamps-
All Blues-
Scavenger-
* Mainstream MDCD 720   Various Artists - Highstream: The Best Of Mainstream Jazz

1991

Max Roach Quartet

Cecil Bridgewater (trumpet) Odean Pope (tenor saxophone) Tyrone Brown (electric bass) Max Roach (drums)
The Iron Horse, Northampton, MA, April 29, 1991
MwalimuEnja (G) ENJ 7021/22-2
* Enja (G) ENJ 7021/22-2   Max Roach - To The Max!

Max Roach With Chorus

George Cables (piano) Max Roach (drums) Robbin L. Balfour, Priscilla Baskerville, Ronell Bey, James Gainer, Florence Jackson, Karen Jackson, Lucille J. Jacobsen, Greg Jones, T. Ray Lawrence, John Motley, Christopher Pickens, Sarah Ann Rodgers, Abraham Shelton, Brenda Lee Taub, Thomas Young (vocals)
NYC, June 15, 1991
Ghost Dance, Part IEnja (G) ENJ 7021/22-2
Ghost Dance, Part III-
* Enja (G) ENJ 7021/22-2   Max Roach - To The Max!

M'Boom

Roy Brooks, Joe Chambers, Omar Clay, Eli Fountain, Fred King, Ray Mantilla, Francisco Mora, Max Roach, Warren Smith (percussion)
Astoria, NY, June 24, 1991
Ghost Dance, Part IIEnja (G) ENJ 7021/22-2
A Quiet Place-
Street Dance-
* Enja (G) ENJ 7021/22-2   Max Roach - To The Max!

Max Roach Quartet With String Quartet

Cecil Bridgewater (trumpet) Odean Pope (tenor saxophone) Diane Monroe, Lesa Terry (violin) Maxine Roach (viola) Eileen Folson (cello) Tyrone Brown (electric bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, June 25, 1991
A Little BookerEnja (G) ENJ 7021/22-2
* Enja (G) ENJ 7021/22-2   Max Roach - To The Max!

Max Roach Quartet

Cecil Bridgewater (trumpet) Odean Pope (tenor saxophone) Tyrone Brown (electric bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, June 25, 1991
The ProfitEnja (G) ENJ 7021/22-2
Tears-
* Enja (G) ENJ 7021/22-2   Max Roach - To The Max!

1992

Cecil Bridgewater Nonet +

Cecil Bridgewater (trumpet, flugelhorn) Steve Turre (trombone) Earl McIntyre (bass trombone) Mark Taylor (French horn) Roger Byam (soprano,tenor saxophone) Antonio Hart (alto saxophone) Roland Hanna (piano) Tyrone Brown (bass) Michael Carvin, Max Roach (drums)
NYC, 1992
As I Live And BreatheMesa/Bluemoon R2-79187
Scott Free-
* Mesa/Bluemoon R2-79187   Cecil Bridgewater - I Love Your Smile

1993

Max Roach With The New Orchestra Of Boston

Max Roach (drums) The New Orchestra Of Boston, David Epstein (conductor)
"University Of Massachusetts", Amherst, MA, December 2, 1993
Festival Journey: Movement I: Outbursts, Thunder, Clouds And MistsBlue Note 7243 8 34813 2
Festival Journey: Movement II: Bells, Drones And Spiritual Fantasy-
Festival Journey: Movement III: Strutting-
* Blue Note 7243 8 34813 2   Max Roach With The New Orchestra Of Boston And The So What Brass Quintet

1995 (age 71)

Max Roach And The So What Brass Quintet

Cecil Bridgewater, Frank Gordon (trumpet) Steve Turre (trombone) Marshall Sealy (French horn) Robert Stewart (tuba) Max Roach (drums)
Sound On Sound, NYC, October 5, 1995
Ghost DanceBlue Note 7243 8 34813 2
* Blue Note 7243 8 34813 2   Max Roach With The New Orchestra Of Boston And The So What Brass Quintet

1999

Beijing Trio

Jon Jang (piano -1/3,5) Max Roach (drums) Jiebing Chen (erhu -2/5)
Belmont, CA, 1999
1.Moon Over The Great WallAsian Improv AIR 0044
2.Sweet Whisper Of A Flower-
3.Heart In A Different Place-
4.Fallen Petals-
5.Now's The Time-
* Asian Improv AIR 0044   Jon Jang/Jiebing Chen/Max Roach - Beijing Trio

2002

Clark Terry - Max Roach Quartet

Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Don Friedman (piano) Marcus McLaurine (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Avatar Studios, NYC, March 10, 2002
StatementsColumbia/Legacy CK 87171
Let's Cool One-
Brushes And Brass-
Simple Waltz-
I Remember Clifford-
Lil Max-
But Beautiful-
The Profit-
When I Fall In Love-
For Dancers Only-
Makin' Whoopie-
To Basie With Love-
The Nearness Of You-
* Columbia/Legacy CK 87171   Clark Terry/Max Roach - Friendship