Mercury Records Catalog: 78/45 rpm 11000, 8900, 89000 series

Mercury Jazz 11000 series (10 inch 78 rpm/7 inch 45 rpm)

Mer. 11000   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Perdido, Part 1 & 2

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 27, 1947
1884 | 186 | 62VK212Perdido, Part 1
1885 | 187 | 62VK213Perdido, Part 2
** also issued on Mercury 11000x45; Clef 11000, 11000x45.

Mer. 11001   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Perdido, Part 5 & 6

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums): same session
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 27, 1947
1888 | 190Perdido, Part 5
1889 | 191Perdido, Part 6
** also issued on Mercury 11001x45; Clef 11001, 11001x45.

Mer. 11002   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Perdido, Part 3 & 4

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums): same session
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 27, 1947
1886 | 188Perdido, Part 3
1887 | 189Perdido, Part 4
** also issued on Mercury 11002x45; Clef 11002, 11002x45.

Mer. 11003   Jazz At The Philharmonic - JATP Blues, Part 1 / Slow Drag, Part 2

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young (tenor sax) Kenny Kersey (piano) Billy Hadnott (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Embassy Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1946
1929 | 101JATP Blues, Part 1
1934 | 134Slow Drag, Part 2
** also issued on Mercury 11003x45; Clef 11003, 11003x45.

Mer. 11004   Jazz At The Philharmonic - JATP Blues, Part 2 / Slow Drag, Part 1

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young (tenor sax) Kenny Kersey (piano) Billy Hadnott (bass) Buddy Rich (drums): same session
"Embassy Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1946
1930 | 102JATP Blues, Part 2
1933 | 133Slow Drag, Part 1
** also issued on Mercury 11004x45; Clef 11004, 11004x45.

Mer. 11005   Jazz At The Philharmonic - JATP Blues, Part 3 & 4

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young (tenor sax) Kenny Kersey (piano) Billy Hadnott (bass) Buddy Rich (drums): same session
"Embassy Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1946
1931 | 103JATP Blues, Part 3
1932 | 104JATP Blues, Part 4
** also issued on Mercury 11005x45; Clef 11005, 11005x45.

Mer. 11006   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Tea For Two, Part 1 / I've Found A New Baby, Part 2

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Illinois Jacquet, Jac McVea (tenor sax) Nat King Cole (piano) Les Paul (guitar) Johnny Miller (bass) Lee Young (drums)
"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, July 2, 1944
JP1 | 1935 | 123Tea For Two, Part 1
Shorty Sherock (trumpet) Illinois Jacquet, Jac McVea (tenor sax) Nat King Cole (piano) Les Paul (guitar) Red Callender, Johnny Miller (bass) Lee Young (drums)
JP7 | 1940 | 121I've Found A New Baby, Part 2
** also issued on Mercury 11006x45; Clef 11006, 11006x45.

Mer. 11007   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Tea For Two, Part 2 / I've Found A New Baby, Part 1

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Illinois Jacquet, Jac McVea (tenor sax) Nat King Cole (piano) Les Paul (guitar) Johnny Miller (bass) Lee Young (drums)
"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, July 2, 1944
JP2 | 1936 | 124Tea For Two, Part 2
Shorty Sherock (trumpet) Illinois Jacquet, Jac McVea (tenor sax) Nat King Cole (piano) Les Paul (guitar) Red Callender, Johnny Miller (bass) Lee Young (drums)
JP6 | 1939 | 120I've Found A New Baby, Part 1
** also issued on Mercury 11007x45; Clef 11007, 11007x45.

Mer. 11008   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Tea For Two, Part 3 & 4

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Illinois Jacquet, Jac McVea (tenor sax) Nat King Cole (piano) Les Paul (guitar) Johnny Miller (bass) Lee Young (drums)
"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, July 2, 1944
JP3 | 1937 | 125Tea For Two, Part 3
JP4 | 1938 | 126Tea For Two, Part 4
** also issued on Mercury 11008x45; Clef 11008, 11008x45.

Mer. 11009   Jazz At The Philharmonic - How High The Moon, Part 1 & 4

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Trummy Young (trombone) Willie Smith (alto sax) Coleman Hawkins, Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Kenny Kersey (piano) Benny Fonville (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
live in Los Angeles, CA, October 7, 1946
1941 | 116How High The Moon, Part 1
1944 | 119How High The Moon, Part 4
** also issued on Mercury 11009x45; Clef 11009, 11009x45.

Mer. 11010   Jazz At The Philharmonic - How High The Moon, Part 2 & 3

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Trummy Young (trombone) Willie Smith (alto sax) Coleman Hawkins, Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Kenny Kersey (piano) Benny Fonville (bass) Buddy Rich (drums): same session
live in Los Angeles, CA, October 7, 1946
1942 | 117How High The Moon, Part 2
1943 | 118How High The Moon, Part 3
** also issued on Mercury 11010x45; Clef 11010, 11010x45.

Mer. 11011   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Perdido, Part 1 & 2

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 27, 1947
1884 | 186 | 62VK212Perdido, Part 1
1885 | 187 | 62VK213Perdido, Part 2
** also issued on Mercury 11011x45; Clef 11011, 11011x45.

Mer. 11012   Charlie Parker, Flip Phillips, Machito - No Noise, Part 1 & 2

Mario Bauza, Frank "Paquito" Davilla, Bob Woodlen (trumpet) Gene Johnson, Fred Skerritt (alto sax) Charlie Parker (alto sax -2) Jose Madera (tenor sax) Flip Phillips (tenor sax -1) Leslie Johnakins (baritone sax) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Luis Miranda (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Machito (arranger, conductor)
NYC, December 20, 1948
1. 2154-9 | 300No Noise, Part 1
2. 2155-2 | 301-2No Noise, Part 2
** also issued on Clef 11012.

Mer. 11013   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Mordido, Part 1 & 6

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 27, 1947
2447 | 192Mordido, Part 1
2452 | 197Mordido, Part 6
** also issued on Mercury 11013x45; Clef 11013, 11013x45.

Mer. 11014   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Mordido, Part 2 & 5

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums): same session
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 27, 1947
2448 | 193Mordido, Part 2
2451 | 196Mordido, Part 5
** also issued on Mercury 11014x45; Clef 11014, 11014x45.

Mer. 11015   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Mordido, Part 3 & 4

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums): same session
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 27, 1947
2449 | 194Mordido, Part 3
2450 | 195Mordido, Part 4
** also issued on Mercury 11015x45; Clef 11015, 11015x45.

Mer. 11016   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Bell Boy Blues, Part 1 & 2

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Trummy Young (trombone) Willie Smith (alto sax) Coleman Hawkins, Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Kenny Kersey (piano) Benny Fonville (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
live in Los Angeles, CA, October 7, 1946
105Bell Boy Blues, Part 1
106Bell Boy Blues, Part 2
** also issued on Mercury 11016x45; Clef 11016, 11016x45.

Mer. 11017   Charlie Parker, Machito - Mango Mangue / Okie Doke

Mario Bauza, Frank "Paquito" Davilla, Bob Woodlen (trumpet) Gene Johnson, Charlie Parker, Fred Skerritt (alto sax) Jose Madera (tenor sax) Leslie Johnakins (baritone sax) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Luis Miranda (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Machito (arranger, conductor)
NYC, December 20, 1948
2157-1 | 303Mango Mangue
same personnel
NYC, January, 1949
2171-1 | 298-1Okiedoke
** also issued on Clef 11017.

Mer. 11018   Flip Phillips, Machito - Caravan / Flying Home

Mario Bauza, Frank "Paquito" Davilla, Bob Woodlen (trumpet) Gene Johnson, Fred Skerritt (alto sax) Jose Madera, Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Leslie Johnakins (baritone sax) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Luis Miranda (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Machito (arranger, conductor): Flip Phillips (tenor sax) replaces Parker
NYC, January, 1949
2170-2 | 297Caravan
2173-9 | 304Flying Home
** also issued on Clef 11018.

Mer. 11019   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Endido, Part 1 & 4

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 27, 1947
2453 | 200Endido, Part 1
2456 | 203Endido, Part 4
** also issued on Mercury 11019x45; Clef 11019, 11019x45.

Mer. 11020   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Endido, Part 2 & 3

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums): same session
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 27, 1947
2454 | 201Endido, Part 2
2455 | 202Endido, Part 3
** also issued on Mercury 11020x45; Clef 11020, 11020x45.

Mer. 11021   Jazz At The Philharmonic - I Surrender, Dear, Part 1 & 2

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums): same session
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 27, 1947
198I Surrender, Dear, Part 1
199I Surrender, Dear, Part 2
** also issued on Mercury 11021x45; Clef 11021, 11021x45.

Mer. 11022   Charlie Parker - Visa / Passport (common)

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Carlos Vidal (bongos)
NYC, February-March, 1949
2543-2 | 293-4Visa
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, May 5, 1949
2756-5 | 295-5Passport (common)
** also issued on Clef 11022.

Mer. 11023   no information

Mer. 11024   no information

Mer. 11025   Lu Watters - Waiting For The Robert E. Lee / Doin' The Hambone

Lu Watters (trumpet) Don Noakes (trombone) Bob Helm (clarinet) Wally Rose (piano) Pat Patton (banjo) Clancy Hayes (banjo, vocals) Dick Lammi (bass, tuba) Bill Dart (drums)
"Hambone Kelly's", El Cerrito, CA, January 15, 1950
329-3Waiting For The Robert E. Lee
332-2Doin' The Hambone
** also issued on Mercury 11025x45; Clef 11025, 11025x45.

Mer. 11026   Lu Watters - Ace In The Hole / Weary Blues

Lu Watters (trumpet) Don Noakes (trombone) Bob Helm (clarinet) Wally Rose (piano) Pat Patton (banjo) Clancy Hayes (banjo, vocals) Dick Lammi (bass, tuba) Bill Dart (drums): same session
"Hambone Kelly's", El Cerrito, CA, January 15, 1950
334-3Ace In The Hole
338Weary Blues
** also issued on Mercury 11026x45; Clef 11026, 11026x45.

Mer. 11027   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Lester Leaps In, Part 1 & 2

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Illinois Jacquet, Jac McVea (tenor sax) Nat King Cole (piano) Les Paul (guitar) Johnny Miller (bass) Lee Young (drums)
"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, July 2, 1944
458V22 | 248Lester Leaps In, Part 1
459V23 | 249Lester Leaps In, Part 2
** also issued on Mercury 11027x45; Clef 11027, 11027x45.

Mer. 11028   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Lester Leaps In, Part 3 / Blues, Part 1

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Illinois Jacquet, Jac McVea (tenor sax) Nat King Cole (piano) Les Paul (guitar) Johnny Miller (bass) Lee Young (drums): same session
"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, July 2, 1944
460V24 | 250Lester Leaps In, Part 3
455V17 | 251Blues, Part 1
** also issued on Mercury 11028x45; Clef 11028, 11028x45.

Mer. 11029   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Blues, Part 2 & 3

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Illinois Jacquet, Jac McVea (tenor sax) Nat King Cole (piano) Les Paul (guitar) Johnny Miller (bass) Lee Young (drums): same session
"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, July 2, 1944
456V18 | 252Blues, Part 2
457V19 | 253Blues, Part 3
** also issued on Mercury 11029x45; Clef 11029, 11029x45.

Mer. 11030   no information

Mer. 11031   no information

Mer. 11032   no information

Mer. 11033   Slim Gaillard - Opera In Vout, Part 1 & 2

Slim Gaillard (piano, guitar, drums, vocals) Tiny "Bam" Brown (bass, vocals)
"Embassy Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1946
D461 | 305Opera In Vout (Groove Juice Symphony), Part 1: Introduzione-Pianissimo (Softly, Most Softly)
D462 | 306Opera In Vout (Groove Juice Symphony), Part 2: Recitative E Finale (C Jam?)
** also issued on Clef 11033.

Mer. 11034   Slim Gaillard - Opera In Vout, Part 3 & 4

Slim Gaillard (piano, guitar, drums, vocals) Tiny "Bam" Brown (bass, vocals): same session
"Embassy Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1946
D463 | 307Opera In Vout (Groove Juice Symphony), Part 3: Andante Cantabile In Modo De Blues (With A Floy Floy)
D464 | 308Opera In Vout (Groove Juice Symphony), Part 4: Presto Con Stomp (Of Much Scat)
** also issued on Clef 11034.

Mer. 11035   no information

Mer. 11036   Charlie Parker - Just Friends / Everything Happens To Me

Mitch Miller (oboe, English horn) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Bronislaw Gimpel, Max Hollander, Milton Lomask (violin) Frank Brieff (viola) Frank Miller (cello) Meyer Rosen (harp) Stan Freeman (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) Jimmy Carroll (arranger, conductor)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, November 30, 1949
319-5 | 62VK204Just Friends
320-3Everything Happens To Me
** also issued on Mercury 11036x45; Clef 11036, 11036x45.

Mer. 11037   Charlie Parker - April In Paris / If I Should Lose You

Mitch Miller (oboe, English horn) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Bronislaw Gimpel, Max Hollander, Milton Lomask (violin) Frank Brieff (viola) Frank Miller (cello) Meyer Rosen (harp) Stan Freeman (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) Jimmy Carroll (arranger, conductor): same session
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, November 30, 1949
321-3April In Paris
324-3If I Should Lose You
** also issued on Mercury 11037x45; Clef 11037, 11037x45.

Mer. 11038   Charlie Parker - Summertime / I Didn't Know What Time It Was

Mitch Miller (oboe, English horn) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Bronislaw Gimpel, Max Hollander, Milton Lomask (violin) Frank Brieff (viola) Frank Miller (cello) Meyer Rosen (harp) Stan Freeman (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) Jimmy Carroll (arranger, conductor): same session
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, November 30, 1949
322-2Summertime
323-2I Didn't Know What Time It Was
** also issued on Mercury 11038x45; Clef 11038, 11038x45.

Mer. 11039   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Crazy Rhythm, Part 1 / Sweet Georgia Brown, Part 2

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Al Killian (trumpet -2) Willie Smith (alto sax) Charlie Parker (alto sax -2) Charlie Ventura, Lester Young (tenor sax) Mel Powell (piano) Billy Hadnott (bass) Lee Young (drums)
"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, January 28, 1946
1. 411 | 266Crazy Rhythm, Part 1
2. 414 | 269Sweet Georgia Brown, Part 2
** also issued on Mercury 11039x45; Clef 11039, 11039x45.

Mer. 11040   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Crazy Rhythm, Part 2 / Sweet Georgia Brown, Part 1

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Al Killian (trumpet -2) Willie Smith (alto sax) Charlie Parker (alto sax -2) Charlie Ventura, Lester Young (tenor sax) Mel Powell (piano) Billy Hadnott (bass) Lee Young (drums)
"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, January 28, 1946
1. 412 | 267Crazy Rhythm, Part 2
2. 413 | 268Sweet Georgia Brown, Part 1
** also issued on Mercury 11040x45; Clef 11040, 11040x45.

Mer. 11041   Jazz At The Philharmonic - After You've Gone, Part 1 & 2

Al Killan, Howard McGhee (trumpet) Charlie Parker, Willie Smith (alto sax) Lester Young (tenor sax) Arnold Ross (piano) Billy Hadnott (bass) Lee Young (drums)
"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, January 28, 1946
800 | 270After You've Gone, Part 1
801 | 271After You've Gone, Part 2
** also issued on Mercury 11041x45; Clef 11041, 11041x45.

Mer. 11042   Jazz At The Philharmonic - The Man I Love, Part 1 & 6

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Willie Smith (alto sax) Charlie Ventura, Lester Young (tenor sax) Mel Powell (piano) Billy Hadnott (bass) Lee Young (drums)
"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, January 28, 1946
309The Man I Love, Part 1
314The Man I Love, Part 6
** also issued on Mercury 11042x45; Clef 11042, 11042x45.

Mer. 11043   Jazz At The Philharmonic - The Man I Love, Part 2 & 5

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Willie Smith (alto sax) Charlie Ventura, Lester Young (tenor sax) Mel Powell (piano) Billy Hadnott (bass) Lee Young (drums): same session
"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, January 28, 1946
310The Man I Love, Part 2
313The Man I Love, Part 5
** also issued on Mercury 11043x45; Clef 11043, 11043x45.

Mer. 11044   Jazz At The Philharmonic - The Man I Love, Part 3 & 4

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Willie Smith (alto sax) Charlie Ventura, Lester Young (tenor sax) Mel Powell (piano) Billy Hadnott (bass) Lee Young (drums): same session
"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, January 28, 1946
311The Man I Love, Part 3
312The Man I Love, Part 4
** also issued on Mercury 11044x45; Clef 11044, 11044x45.

Mer. 11045   Bud Powell - Tempus Fugit / I'll Keep Loving You

Bud Powell (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January-February, 1949
2174-5 | 242-5Tempus Fugit
Bud Powell (piano)
NYC, February-May, 1949
2406-1 | 245-1I'll Keep Loving You
** also issued on Mercury 11045x45; Clef 11045, 11045x45.

Mer. 11046   Bud Powell - Celia / All God's Chillun Got Rhythm

Bud Powell (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January-February, 1949
2175-3 | 243-3Celia
same personnel
NYC, February-May, 1949
2408-3 | 247-3All God's Chillun Got Rhythm
** also issued on Mercury 11046x45; Clef 11046, 11046x45.

Mer. 11047   Bud Powell - Strictly Confidential / Yesterdays

Bud Powell (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Max Roach (drums): same session
NYC, February-May, 1949
2407-4 | 246-4Strictly Confidential
Bud Powell (piano)
NYC, February, 1950
345-1Yesterdays
** also issued on Mercury 11047x45; Clef 11047, 11047x45.

Mer. 11048   Lester Young - Back To The Land / I've Found A New Baby

Lester Young (tenor sax) Nat King Cole (piano) Buddy Rich (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March-April, 1946
348-1Back To The Land (edited version)
351-1I've Found A New Baby
** also issued on Clef 11048.

Mer. 11049   Lester Young - I Cover The Waterfront / Somebody Loves Me

Lester Young (tenor sax) Nat King Cole (piano) Buddy Rich (drums): same session
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March-April, 1946
349-2I Cover The Waterfront
350-2Somebody Loves Me
** also issued on Clef 11049.

Mer. 11050   Lu Watters - Skid-Da-De-Dat / Emperor Norton's Hunch

Lu Watters (trumpet) Don Noakes (trombone) Bob Helm (clarinet) Wally Rose (piano) Pat Patton (banjo) Clancy Hayes (banjo, vocals) Dick Lammi (bass, tuba) Bill Dart (drums)
"Hambone Kelly's", El Cerrito, CA, January 15, 1950
331-1Skid-Da-De-Dat
337Emperor Norton's Hunch
** also issued on Mercury 11050x45; Clef 11050, 11050x45.

Mer. 11051   Lu Watters - When The Saints Go Marching In / Sage Hen Strut

Lu Watters (trumpet) Don Noakes (trombone) Bob Helm (clarinet) Wally Rose (piano) Pat Patton (banjo) Clancy Hayes (banjo, vocals) Dick Lammi (bass, tuba) Bill Dart (drums): same session
"Hambone Kelly's", El Cerrito, CA, January 15, 1950
330-2Sage Hen Strut
336-1When The Saints Go Marching In
** also issued on Clef 11051.

Mer. 11052   Lu Watters - Antigua Blues / Copenhagen

Lu Watters (trumpet) Don Noakes (trombone) Bob Helm (clarinet) Wally Rose (piano) Pat Patton (banjo) Clancy Hayes (banjo, vocals) Dick Lammi (bass, tuba) Bill Dart (drums): same session
"Hambone Kelly's", El Cerrito, CA, January 15, 1950
333-1Antigua Blues
340Copenhagen
** also issued on Mercury 11052x45; Clef 11052, 11052x45.

Mer. 11053   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Blues, Part 2 & 3

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Illinois Jacquet, Jac McVea (tenor sax) Nat King Cole (piano) Les Paul (guitar) Johnny Miller (bass) Lee Young (drums)
"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, July 2, 1944
456V18 | 252Blues, Part 2
457V19 | 253Blues, Part 3
** also issued on Mercury 11053x45; Clef 11053, 11053x45.

Mer. 11054   Jazz At The Philharmonic - The Opener, Part 1 / Lester Leaps In, Part 3

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Flip Phillips, Lester Young (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 18, 1949
382The Opener, Part 1
387Lester Leaps In, Part 3
** also issued on Mercury 11054x45; Clef 11054, 11054x45.

Mer. 11055   Jazz At The Philharmonic - The Opener, Part 2 / Lester Leaps In, Part 2

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Flip Phillips, Lester Young (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums): same session
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 18, 1949
383The Opener, Part 2
386 | 62VK229Lester Leaps In, Part 2
** also issued on Mercury 11055x45; Clef 11055, 11055x45.

Mer. 11056   Jazz At The Philharmonic - The Opener, Part 3 / Lester Leaps In, Part 1

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Flip Phillips, Lester Young (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums): same session
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 18, 1949
384The Opener, Part 3
385 | 62VK228Lester Leaps In, Part 1
** also issued on Mercury 11056x45; Clef 11056, 11056x45.

Mer. 11057   Lu Watters - Broken Promises / St. Louis Blues

Lu Watters (trumpet) Don Noakes (trombone) Bob Helm (clarinet) Wally Rose (piano) Pat Patton (banjo) Clancy Hayes (banjo, vocals) Dick Lammi (bass, tuba) Bill Dart (drums)
"Hambone Kelly's", El Cerrito, CA, January 15, 1950
335-2Broken Promises
339St. Louis Blues
** also issued on Mercury 11057x45; Clef 11057, 11057x45.

Mer. 11058   Charlie Parker - Bloomdido / My Melancholy Baby

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Thelonious Monk (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, June 6, 1950
410-4Bloomdido
413-2My Melancholy Baby
** also issued on Mercury 11058x45; Clef 11058, 11058x45.

Mer. 11059   Bud Powell - Sweet Georgia Brown / Body And Soul

Bud Powell (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, February, 1950
344-2Sweet Georgia Brown
347-1Body And Soul
** also issued on Mercury 11059x45; Clef 11059, 11059x45.

Mer. 11060   Bud Powell - So Sorry Please / April In Paris

Bud Powell (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums): same session
NYC, February, 1950
341-2So Sorry Please
346-1April In Paris
** also issued on Mercury 11060x45; Clef 11060, 11060x45.

Mer. 11061   Bud Powell - Get Happy / Sometimes I'm Happy

Bud Powell (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums): same session
NYC, February, 1950
342-2Get Happy
343-1Sometimes I'm Happy
** also issued on Mercury 11061x45; Clef 11061, 11061x45.

Mer. 11062   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Embraceable You, Part 1 / The Closer, Part 3

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Flip Phillips, Lester Young (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 18, 1949
388Embraceable You, Part 1
393The Closer, Part 3
** also issued on Mercury 11062x45; Clef 11062, 11062x45.

Mer. 11063   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Embraceable You, Part 2 / The Closer, Part 2

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Flip Phillips, Lester Young (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums): same session
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 18, 1949
389Embraceable You, Part 2
392The Closer, Part 2
** also issued on Mercury 11063x45; Clef 11063, 11063x45.

Mer. 11064   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Embraceable You, Part 3 / The Closer, Part 1

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Flip Phillips, Lester Young (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums): same session
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 18, 1949
390Embraceable You, Part 3
391The Closer, Part 1
** also issued on Mercury 11064x45; Clef 11064, 11064x45.

Mer. 11065   Lu Watters - Shake That Thing / Royal Garden Blues

Lu Watters (trumpet) Warren Smith (trombone) Bob Helm (clarinet) Wally Rose (piano) Pat Patton (banjo) Clancy Hayes (banjo, vocals) Dick Lammi (bass, tuba) Bill Dart (drums)
"Hambone Kelly's", El Cerrito, CA, 1950
423Shake That Thing
426Royal Garden Blues
** also issued on Mercury 11065x45; Clef 11065, 11065x45.

Mer. 11066   no information

Mer. 11067   no information

Mer. 11068   Charlie Parker - Laura / Dancing In The Dark

Joseph Singer (French horn) Edwin C. Brown (oboe) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Sam Kaplan, Harry Melnikoff, Sam Rand, Ziggy Smirnoff (violin) Howard Kay, Isadore Zir (viola) Maurice Brown (cello) Verley Mills (harp) Bernie Leighton (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) Joe Lippman (arranger, conductor)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, July 5, 1950
442-5Dancing In The Dark
444-3Laura
** also issued on Mercury 11068x45; Clef 11068, 11068x45.

Mer. 11069   Bud Powell - Hallelujah! / Tea For Two

Bud Powell (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, July 1, 1950
435-6Hallelujah!
436-10Tea For Two
** also issued on Mercury 11069x45; Clef 11069, 11069x45.

Mer. 11070   Charlie Parker - You Came Along From Out Of Nowhere / East Of The Sun

Joseph Singer (French horn) Edwin C. Brown (oboe) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Sam Kaplan, Harry Melnikoff, Sam Rand, Ziggy Smirnoff (violin) Howard Kay, Isadore Zir (viola) Maurice Brown (cello) Verley Mills (harp) Bernie Leighton (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) Joe Lippman (arranger, conductor)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, July 5, 1950
443-2You Came Along From Out Of Nowhere
445-4East Of The Sun
** also issued on Mercury 11070x45; Clef 11070, 11070x45.

Mer. 11071   Charlie Parker - They Can't Take That Away From Me / I'm In The Mood For Love

Joseph Singer (French horn) Edwin C. Brown (oboe) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Sam Kaplan, Harry Melnikoff, Sam Rand, Ziggy Smirnoff (violin) Howard Kay, Isadore Zir (viola) Maurice Brown (cello) Verley Mills (harp) Bernie Leighton (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) Joe Lippman (arranger, conductor): same session
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, July 5, 1950
446-2They Can't Take That Away From Me
448-2I'm In The Mood For Love
** also issued on Mercury 11071x45; Clef 11071, 11071x45.

Mer. 11072   Charlie Parker - Easy To Love / I'll Remember April

Joseph Singer (French horn) Edwin C. Brown (oboe) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Sam Kaplan, Harry Melnikoff, Sam Rand, Ziggy Smirnoff (violin) Howard Kay, Isadore Zir (viola) Maurice Brown (cello) Verley Mills (harp) Bernie Leighton (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) Joe Lippman (arranger, conductor): same session
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, July 5, 1950
447-4Easy To Love
449-2I'll Remember April
** also issued on Mercury 11072x45; Clef 11072, 11072x45.

Mer. 11073   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Blues For Norman, Part 1 / I Can't Get Started, Part 2

Al Killan, Howard McGhee (trumpet) Charlie Parker, Willie Smith (alto sax) Lester Young (tenor sax) Arnold Ross (piano) Billy Hadnott (bass) Lee Young (drums)
"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, January 28, 1946
241 | 260Blues For Norman, Part 1
244 | 263I Can't Get Started, Part 2
** also issued on Mercury 11073x45; Clef 11073, 11073x45.

Mer. 11074   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Blues For Norman, Part 2 / I Can't Get Started, Part 1

Al Killan, Howard McGhee (trumpet) Charlie Parker, Willie Smith (alto sax) Lester Young (tenor sax) Arnold Ross (piano) Billy Hadnott (bass) Lee Young (drums): same session
"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, January 28, 1946
242 | 261Blues For Norman, Part 2
243 | 262I Can't Get Started, Part 1
** also issued on Mercury 11074x45; Clef 11074, 11074x45.

Mer. 11075   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Lady Be Good, Part 1 & 2

Al Killan, Howard McGhee (trumpet) Charlie Parker, Willie Smith (alto sax) Lester Young (tenor sax) Arnold Ross (piano) Billy Hadnott (bass) Lee Young (drums): same session
"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, January 28, 1946
245 | 264Lady Be Good, Part 1
246 | 265Lady Be Good, Part 2
** also issued on Mercury 11075x45; Clef 11075, 11075x45.

Mer. 11076   Charlie Parker - Leap Frog / Relaxin' With Lee

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Thelonious Monk (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, June 6, 1950
414-6Leap Frog
415-3Relaxin' With Lee
** also issued on Mercury 11076x45; Clef 11076, 11076x45.

Mer. 11077   Lu Watters - Tin Roof Blues / Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gave To Me

Lu Watters (trumpet) Warren Smith (trombone) Bob Helm (clarinet) Wally Rose (piano) Pat Patton (banjo) Clancy Hayes (banjo, vocals) Dick Lammi (bass, tuba) Bill Dart (drums)
"Hambone Kelly's", El Cerrito, CA, 1950
424Tin Roof Blues
425Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gave To Me
** also issued on Mercury 11077x45; Clef 11077, 11077x45.

Mer. 11078   no information

Mer. 11079   no information

Mer. 11080   no information

Mer. 11081   Lu Watters - Doctor Jazz / Beale Street Blues

Lu Watters (trumpet) Warren Smith (trombone) Bob Helm (clarinet) Wally Rose (piano) Pat Patton (banjo) Clancy Hayes (banjo, vocals) Dick Lammi (bass, tuba) Bill Dart (drums): same session
"Hambone Kelly's", El Cerrito, CA, 1950
420Doctor Jazz
422Beale Street Blues
** also issued on Mercury 11081x45; Clef 11081, 11081x45.

Mer. 11082   Charlie Parker - An Oscar For Treadwell / Mohawk

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Thelonious Monk (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, June 6, 1950
411-4An Oscar For Treadwell
412-6Mohawk
** also issued on Mercury 11082x45; Clef 11082, 11082x45.

Mer. 11083   Bud Powell - Just One Of Those Things / The Last Time I Saw Paris

Bud Powell (piano)
NYC, February, 1951
577-2Just One Of Those Things
578-1The Last Time I Saw Paris
** also issued on Mercury 11083x45; Clef 11083, 11083x45.

Mer. 11084   Jazz At The Philharmonic - I Got Rhythm, Part 1 / I Surrender, Dear, Part 3

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Willie Smith (alto sax -1) Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young (tenor sax) Kenny Kersey (piano) Irving Ashby (guitar -1) Billy Hadnott (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Embassy Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1946
1. 625I Got Rhythm, Part 1
2. 630I Surrender, Dear, Part 3
** also issued on Mercury 11084x45; Clef 11084, 11084x45.

Mer. 11085   Jazz At The Philharmonic - I Got Rhythm, Part 2 / I Surrender, Dear, Part 2

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Willie Smith (alto sax -1) Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young (tenor sax) Kenny Kersey (piano) Irving Ashby (guitar -1) Billy Hadnott (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Embassy Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1946
1. 626I Got Rhythm, Part 2
2. 629I Surrender, Dear, Part 2
** also issued on Mercury 11085x45; Clef 11085, 11085x45.

Mer. 11086   Jazz At The Philharmonic - I Got Rhythm, Part 3 / I Surrender, Dear, Part 1

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Willie Smith (alto sax -1) Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young (tenor sax) Kenny Kersey (piano) Irving Ashby (guitar -1) Billy Hadnott (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Embassy Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1946
1. 627I Got Rhythm, Part 3
2. 628I Surrender, Dear, Part 1
** also issued on Mercury 11086x45; Clef 11086, 11086x45.

Mer. 11087   Charlie Parker - Au Privave / Star Eyes

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January 17, 1951
489-3Au Privave
492-2Star Eyes
** also issued on Mercury 11087x45; Clef 11087, 11087x45.

Mer. 11088   Charlie Parker - Autumn In New York / Temptation

Chris Griffin, Al Porcino, Bernie Privin (trumpet) Will Bradley, Bill Harris (trombone) unknown (flute, oboe) Toots Mondello, Charlie Parker, Murray Williams (alto sax) Art Drellinger, Hank Ross (tenor sax) Stan Webb (baritone sax) Verley Mills (harp) Lou Stein (piano) Art Ryerson (guitar) Bob Haggart (bass) Don Lamond (drums) unidentified strings, Joe Lippman (arranger, conductor)
First Ave. & East 44th St., NYC, January 22, 1952
675-2Temptation
677-4Autumn In New York
** also issued on Mercury 11088x45; Clef 11088, 11088x45.

Mer. 11089   Charlie Parker - Lover / Stella By Starlight

Chris Griffin, Al Porcino, Bernie Privin (trumpet) Will Bradley, Bill Harris (trombone) unknown (flute, oboe) Toots Mondello, Charlie Parker, Murray Williams (alto sax) Art Drellinger, Hank Ross (tenor sax) Stan Webb (baritone sax) Verley Mills (harp) Lou Stein (piano) Art Ryerson (guitar) Bob Haggart (bass) Don Lamond (drums) unidentified strings, Joe Lippman (arranger, conductor): same session
First Ave. & East 44th St., NYC, January 22, 1952
676-3Lover
678-4Stella By Starlight
** also issued on Mercury 11089x45; Clef 11089, 11089x45.

Mer. 11090   Lu Watters - Irish Black Bottom / Sweet Georgia Brown

Lu Watters (trumpet) Warren Smith (trombone) Bob Helm (clarinet) Wally Rose (piano) Pat Patton (banjo) Clancy Hayes (banjo, vocals) Dick Lammi (bass, tuba) Bill Dart (drums)
"Hambone Kelly's", El Cerrito, CA, 1950
421Irish Black Bottom
427Sweet Georgia Brown
** also issued on Mercury 11090x45; Clef 11090, 11090x45.

Mer. 11091   Charlie Parker - Tico Tico / La Paloma

Charlie Parker (alto sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Luis Miranda (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos)
NYC, March 12, 1951
542-9Tico Tico
Benny Harris (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums) possibly Jose Mangual (bongos)
NYC, January 23, 1952
683-1La Paloma
** also issued on Mercury 11091x45; Clef 11091, 11091x45.

Mer. 11092   Charlie Parker - Up Poquito De Tu Amor / Mama Inez

Charlie Parker (alto sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Luis Miranda (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos)
NYC, March 12, 1951
541-2Up Poquito De Tu Amor
Benny Harris (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums) possibly Jose Mangual (bongos)
NYC, January 23, 1952
679-4Mama Inez
** also issued on Mercury 11092x45; Clef 11092, 11092x45.

Mer. 11093   Charlie Parker - My Little Suede Shoes / La Cucaracha

Charlie Parker (alto sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Luis Miranda (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos)
NYC, March 12, 1951
540-6My Little Suede Shoes
Benny Harris (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums) possibly Jose Mangual (bongos)
NYC, January 23, 1952
680-3La Cucaracha
** also issued on Mercury 11093x45; Clef 11093, 11093x45.

Mer. 11094   Charlie Parker - Estrellita / Begin The Beguine

Benny Harris (trumpet -1) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums) possibly Jose Mangual (bongos)
NYC, January 23, 1952
1. 681-6Estrellita
2. 682-3Begin The Beguine
** also issued on Mercury 11094x45; Clef 11094, 11094x45.

Mer. 11095   Charlie Parker - Back Home Blues / Lover Man

Red Rodney (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) John Lewis (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
RCA Victor's 24th Street Studios, NYC, August 8, 1951
612-2 | 62VK459Back Home Blues
613-2Lover Man
** also issued on Mercury 11095x45; Clef 11095, 11095x45.

Mer. 11096   Charlie Parker - Night And Day / I Can't Get Started

Jimmy Maxwell, Carl Pool, Al Porcino, Bernie Privin (trumpet) Bill Harris, Lou McGarity (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Charlie Parker, Harry Terrill, Murray Williams (alto sax) Flip Phillips, Hank Ross (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Joe Lippman (arranger, conductor)
First Ave. & East 44th St., NYC, March 25, 1952
756-5Night And Day
758-1I Can't Get Started
** also issued on Mercury 11096x45; Clef 11096, 11096x45.

Mer. 11097   Fred Astaire - I Used To Be Color Blind / They All Laughed

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano, celeste) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Fred Astaire (vocals, tap dance)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, December, 1952
1007-12I Used To Be Color Blind
1027-1They All Laughed
** also issued on Mercury 11097x45; Clef 11097, 11097x45.

Mer. 11098   Fred Astaire - 'S Wonderful / A Fine Romance

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano, celeste) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Fred Astaire (vocals, tap dance): same session
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, December, 1952
1004-9'S Wonderful
1005-16A Fine Romance
** also issued on Mercury 11098x45; Clef 11098, 11098x45.

Mer. 11099   Fred Astaire - Top Hat, White Tie And Tails / (Ad Lib) Slow Dance

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano, celeste) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Fred Astaire (vocals, tap dance): same session
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, December, 1952
1034-8Top Hat, White Tie And Tails
1037-7(Ad Lib) Slow Dance
** also issued on Mercury 11099x45; Clef 11099, 11099x45.

Mer. 11100   Charlie Parker - In The Still Of The Night / Old Folks

Junior Collins (French horn) Al Block (flute) Tommy Mace (oboe) Manny Thaler (bassoon) Hal McKusick (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) 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, NYC, May 25, 1953
1238-7In The Still Of The Night
1239-9Old Folks
** also issued on Mercury 11100x45; Clef 11100, 11100x45.

Mer. 11101   Charlie Parker - She Rote / K.C. Blues

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January 17, 1951
490-5She Rote
491-1K.C. Blues
** also issued on Mercury 11101x45; Clef 11101, 11101x45.

Mer. 11102   Charlie Parker - Almost Like Being In Love / What Is This Thing Called Love

Jimmy Maxwell, Carl Pool, Al Porcino, Bernie Privin (trumpet) Bill Harris, Lou McGarity (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Charlie Parker, Harry Terrill, Murray Williams (alto sax) Flip Phillips, Hank Ross (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Joe Lippman (arranger, conductor)
First Ave. & East 44th St., NYC, March 25, 1952
757-4Almost Like Being In Love
759-5 | 62VK453What Is This Thing Called Love
** also issued on Mercury 11102x45; Clef 11102, 11102x45.

Mer. 11103   Charlie Parker - Si Si / Swdish Schnapps

Red Rodney (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) John Lewis (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
RCA Victor's 24th Street Studios, NYC, August 8, 1951
610-4Si Si
611-4Swdish Schnapps
** also issued on Mercury 11103x45; Clef 11103, 11103x45.

Mercury Jazz 8900 series (10 inch 78 rpm/7 inch 45 rpm)

Mer. 8900   Dexter Gordon - I've Found A New Baby / Rosetta

Harry Edison (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor sax) Nat King Cole (piano) possibly Red Callender or Johnny Miller (bass) Juicy Owens (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, late 1943 or circa July, 1944
1892I've Found A New Baby
1893Rosetta
** also issued on Clef 8900.

Mer. 8901   Willie Smith - Not So Bop Blues / Tea For Two

Willie Smith (alto sax) Dodo Marmarosa (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Callender (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, circa November, 1947
1516 | 234 | 1898Not So Bop Blues
1517 | 235 | 1899Tea For Two
** also issued on Mercury 8901x45; Clef 8901, 8901x45.

Mer. 8902   Flip Phillips, Howard McGhee - Cake / Cool

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, circa September-October, 1947
607D | 229Cake
610D | 232Cool
** also issued on Mercury 8902x45; Clef 8902, 8902x45.

Mer. 8903   Flip Phillips, Howard McGhee - Znarg Blues / My Old Flame

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums): same session
NYC, circa September-October, 1947
608E | 230 | 1895Znarg Blues
609B | 231 | 1896My Old Flame
** also issued on Mercury 8903x45; Clef 8903, 8903x45.

Mer. 8904   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Perdido, Part 1 & 2

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 27, 1947
1884 | 186 | 62VK212Perdido, Part 1
1885 | 187 | 62VK213Perdido, Part 2
** also issued on Mercury 8904x45; Clef 8904, 8904x45.

Mer. 8905   Gene Ammons - Blowing The Family Jewels / Sugar-Coated

Gail Brockman (trumpet) John "Flaps" Dungee (alto, baritone sax) Gene Ammons (tenor sax) Junior Mance (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Ellis Bartee (drums) A.K. Salim (arranger)
Chicago, IL, December 10, 1947
1390Blowing The Family Jewels
1391Sugar-Coated
** also issued on Mercury 8905x45; Clef 8905, 8905x45.

Mer. 8906   Red Rodney - Perdido / Gussie "G"

Red Rodney (trumpet) Al Haig (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Stan Levey (drums) Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals) Neal Hefti (arranger)
NYC, November 23, 1946
HL185-2Perdido
HL187-3Gussie "G"
** reissue of Keynote K657.

Mer. 8907   Flip Phillips - Put That Back / Drowsy

John D'Agostino, Buddy Morrow, Tommy Turk, Kai Winding (trombone) Sonny Criss (alto sax) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Mickey Crane (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
NYC or Los Angeles, CA, February 11 or September 26, 1949
2538 | 288-4Swingin' For Julie And Brownie (aka Put That Back)
Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Mickey Crane (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, December 5, 1949
325-3Drowsy
** also issued on Mercury 8907x45; Clef 8907, 8907x45.

Mer. 8908   Flip Phillips - This Can't Be Love / Cookie

Billy Butterfield (trumpet) Bennie Green (trombone) Pete Mondello (alto sax) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Mickey Crane (piano) Sam Bruno (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, August 29, 1949
280-6This Can't Be Love
281-2Cookie
** also issued on Clef 8908.

Mer. 8909   Coleman Hawkins - The Big Head / Platinum Love

Bennie Green, J.J. Johnson (trombone) Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Al Haig (piano) John Collins (guitar) Nelson Boyd (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, August 29, 1949
276-5The Big Head
278-6Platinum Love
** also issued on Mercury 8909x45; Clef 8909, 8909x45.

Mer. 8910   Sonny Criss - Colidad / The First One

Sonny Criss (alto sax) Hampton Hawes (piano) Iggy Shevack (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 22, 1949
272-6Colidad
274-1The First One
** also issued on Mercury 8910x45; Clef 8910, 8910x45.

Mer. 8911   Flip Phillips - Drowsy / Vortex

Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Mickey Crane (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, December 5, 1949
325-3Drowsy
326-12Vortex
** also issued on Mercury 8911x45; Clef 8911, 8911x45.

Mer. 8912   Coleman Hawkins - Skippy / There's A Small Hotel

Bennie Green, J.J. Johnson (trombone) Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Al Haig (piano) John Collins (guitar) Nelson Boyd (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, August 29, 1949
277-7Skippy
279-6 | 63VK638There's A Small Hotel
** also issued on Mercury 8912x45; Clef 8912, 8912x45.

Mer. 8913   Tommy Turk - Bye Bye Blues / The Beat

Leonard Hawkins (trumpet) Frank Rosolino, Tommy Turk (trombone) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Mickey Crane (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, December 1, 1949
316-3Bye Bye Blues
318-2The Beat
** also issued on Mercury 8913x45; Clef 8913, 8913x45.

Mer. 8914   Santo Pecora - Canal Street Romp / Rose Of The Rio Grande

George Girard (trumpet) Santo Pecora (trombone) Pete Fountain (clarinet) Fred Laudeman (piano) Lou Massenter (bass) Eddie Grady (drums)
New Orleans, LA, 1950
356-1Canal Street Romp
359-3Rose Of The Rio Grande
** also issued on Mercury 8914x45; Clef 8914, 8914x45.

Mer. 8915   Sonny Criss - Tornade / Blues For The Boppers

Sonny Criss (alto sax) Hampton Hawes (piano) Iggy Shevack (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 22, 1949
273-4Tornade
275-3Blues For The Boppers
** also issued on Mercury 8915x45; Clef 8915, 8915x45.

Mer. 8916   Tommy Turk - Two By Four / Encore

Leonard Hawkins (trumpet) Frank Rosolino, Tommy Turk (trombone) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Mickey Crane (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, December 1, 1949
315-4Two By Four
317-2Encore
** also issued on Mercury 8916x45; Clef 8916, 8916x45.

Mer. 8917   Oscar Peterson - Debut / Tenderly

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass)
NYC, March, 1950
374-3Debut
381-3Tenderly
** also issued on Mercury 8917x45; Clef 8917, 8917x45.

Mer. 8918   Flip Phillips - Lover / Blue Room

Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, March, 1950
360-5Lover
365-3Blue Room
** also issued on Mercury 8918x45; Clef 8918, 8918x45.

Mer. 8919   Flip Phillips - Don't Take Your Love From Me / Lover Come Back To Me

Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums): same session
NYC, March, 1950
361-1Don't Take Your Love From Me
364-1Lover Come Back To Me
** also issued on Mercury 8919x45; Clef 8919, 8919x45.

Mer. 8920   Flip Phillips - Flip's Boogie / Feelin' The Blues

Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums): same session
NYC, March, 1950
362-2Flip's Boogie
363-1Feelin' The Blues
** also issued on Mercury 8920x45; Clef 8920, 8920x45.

Mer. 8921   Oscar Peterson - They Didn't Believe Me / Lover Come Back To Me

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass)
NYC, March, 1950
375-1They Didn't Believe Me
376-3Lover Come Back To Me
** also issued on Mercury 8921x45; Clef 8921, 8921x45.

Mer. 8922   Oscar Peterson - Where Or When / Oscar's Blues

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass): same session
NYC, March, 1950
377-1Where Or When
380-1Oscar's Blues
** also issued on Mercury 8922x45; Clef 8922, 8922x45.

Mer. 8923   Oscar Peterson - Three O'Clock In The Morning / All The Things You Are

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass): same session
NYC, March, 1950
378-3Three O'Clock In The Morning
379-1All The Things You Are
** also issued on Mercury 8923x45; Clef 8923, 8923x45.

Mer. 8924   Lester Young - Too Marvelous For Words / Encore

Lester Young (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, March, 1950
366-3Too Marvelous For Words
368-4Encore
** also issued on Mercury 8924x45; Clef 8924, 8924x45.

Mer. 8925   Santo Pecora - Basin Street Blues / 12th Street Rag

George Girard (trumpet) Santo Pecora (trombone) Pete Fountain (clarinet) Fred Laudeman (piano) Lou Massenter (bass) Eddie Grady (drums)
New Orleans, LA, 1950
357-2Basin Street Blues
358-212th Street Rag
** also issued on Mercury 8925x45; Clef 8925, 8925x45.

Mer. 8926   Oscar Peterson - Little White Lies / Lover

Oscar Peterson (piano) Major Holley (bass)
NYC, May 8, 1950
394-1Little White Lies
406-2Lover
** also issued on Mercury 8926x45; Clef 8926, 8926x45.

Mer. 8927   Lester Young - Polka Dots And Moonbeams / Up 'N' Adam

Lester Young (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, March, 1950
369-2Polka Dots And Moonbeams
370-2 | 62VK227Up 'N' Adam
** also issued on Mercury 8927x45; Clef 8927, 8927x45.

Mer. 8928   Santo Pecora - March Of The Mardi Gras / My Lou'siana

George Girard (trumpet) Santo Pecora (trombone) Pete Fountain (clarinet) Armand Hug (piano) John Sinac (bass) Santo Pecora (drums)
New Orleans, LA, June, 1950
417-4March Of The Mardi Gras
418-2My Lou'siana
** also issued on Mercury 8928x45; Clef 8928, 8928x45.

Mer. 8929   Flip Phillips - Swingin' For Julie And Brownie / By The Lazy River

John D'Agostino, Buddy Morrow, Tommy Turk, Kai Winding (trombone) Sonny Criss (alto sax) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Mickey Crane (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
NYC or Los Angeles, CA, February 11 or September 26, 1949
2538 | 288-4Swingin' For Julie And Brownie (aka Put That Back)
2540 | 290-4By The Lazy River
** also issued on Mercury 8929x45; Clef 8929, 8929x45.

Mer. 8930   Oscar Peterson - Robbin's Nest / Exactly Like You

Oscar Peterson (piano) Major Holley (bass)
NYC, May 8, 1950
404-1Robbin's Nest
407-3Exactly Like You
** also issued on Mercury 8930x45; Clef 8930, 8930x45.

Mer. 8931   Santo Pecora - Listen / Mahogany Hall Stomp

George Girard (trumpet) Santo Pecora (trombone) Pete Fountain (clarinet) Armand Hug (piano) John Sinac (bass) Santo Pecora (drums)
New Orleans, LA, June, 1950
416-2Listen
419-2Mahogany Hall Stomp
** also issued on Mercury 8931x45; Clef 8931, 8931x45.

Mer. 8932   no information

Mer. 8933   Oscar Peterson - Get Happy / Jumpin' With Symphony Sid

Oscar Peterson (piano) Major Holley (bass)
NYC, May 8, 1950
400-1Get Happy
401-2Jumpin' With Symphony Sid
** also issued on Mercury 8933x45; Clef 8933, 8933x45.

Mer. 8934   Lester Young - Three Little Words / Neenah

Lester Young (tenor sax) John Lewis (piano) Joe Shulman (bass) Bill Clark (drums)
NYC, July, 1950
430-4Three Little Words
433-4Neenah
** also issued on Clef 8934.

Mer. 8935   Flip Phillips - Be Be / Dream A Little Dream Of Me

Harry Edison (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, July 1, 1950
439-4Be Be
440-4Dream A Little Dream Of Me
** also issued on Mercury 8935x45; Clef 8935, 8935x45.

Mer. 8936   Ray Brown - Blue Lou / Song Of The Volga Boatmen

Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, July 1, 1950
437Blue Lou
438Song Of The Volga Boatmen
** also issued on Mercury 8936x45; Clef 8936, 8936x45.

Mer. 8937   Johnny Hodges - Rabbit's Blues / Something To Pat Your Foot To

Nelson Williams (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Al Sears (tenor sax) Leroy Lovett (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Sonny Greer (drums)
NYC, January 15, 1951
477-3Rabbit's Blues
478-3Something To Pad Your Foot To
** also issued on Mercury 8937x45; Clef 8937, 8937x45.

Mer. 8938   Flip Phillips - Bright Eyes / But Beautiful

Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Mickey Crane (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, December 5, 1949
328-1But Beautiful
Harry Edison (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, July 1, 1950
441-2Bright Blues (aka Bright Eyes)
** also issued on Mercury 8938x45; Clef 8938, 8938x45.

Mer. 8939   Lester Young - Undercover Girl Blues / Frenesi

Lester Young (tenor sax) John Lewis (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, January 16, 1951
485-2Undercover Girl Blues
486-3Frenesi
** also issued on Mercury 8939x45; Clef 8939, 8939x45.

Mer. 8940   Oscar Peterson - Squatty Roo / Salute To Garner

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass)
NYC, August, 1950
454-1Squatty Roo
458-1Salute To Garner
** also issued on Mercury 8940x45; Clef 8940, 8940x45.

Mer. 8941   Illinois Jacquet - All Of Me / Pastel

Illinois Jacquet (tenor sax) Carl Perkins (piano) Oscar Moore (guitar) Red Callender (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 18, 1951
499-5Pastel
500-2All Of Me
** also issued on Mercury 8941x45; Clef 8941, 8941x45.

Mer. 8942   Charlie Ventura - Avalon / I'm Confessin'

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Charlie Ventura (tenor, baritone, bass sax) Jimmy Wisner (piano) Ace Tesone (bass) Louis "Chick" Kenny (drums)
NYC, March 7, 1951
523-6Avalon
524-1I'm Confessin'
** also issued on Mercury 8942x45; Clef 8942, 8942x45.

Mer. 8943   Oscar Peterson - Nameless / How High The Moon

Oscar Peterson (piano) Major Holley (bass)
NYC, May 8, 1950
396-4Nameless
Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass)
NYC, January 19, 1951
501-8How High The Moon
** also issued on Mercury 8943x45; Clef 8943, 8943x45.

Mer. 8944   Johnny Hodges - Jeep's Blues / Castle Rock

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Al Sears (tenor sax) Leroy Lovett (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Sonny Greer (drums)
NYC, February 28, 1951
512-3 | 62VK241Jeep's Blues
same personnel
NYC, March 3, 1951
515-3 | 62VK240Castle Rock
** also issued on Mercury 8944x45; Clef 8944, 8944x45.

Mer. 8945   Illinois Jacquet - Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams / Cotton Tail

Illinois Jacquet (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) John Collins (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, May 24, 1951
548-2Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
549-2Cotton Tail
** also issued on Mercury 8945x45; Clef 8945, 8945x45.

Mer. 8946   Lester Young - A Foggy Day / Down 'N Adam

Lester Young (tenor sax) John Lewis (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, March 8, 1951
529-3A Foggy Day
532-2Down 'N Adam
** also issued on Mercury 8946x45; Clef 8946, 8946x45.

Mer. 8947   Flip Phillips, Machito - Bucabu / Sonoro

Mario Bauza, Frank "Paquito" Davilla, Bob Woodlen (trumpet) Gene Johnson, Fred Skerritt (alto sax) Jose Madera, Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Leslie Johnakins (baritone sax) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Luis Miranda (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Machito (arranger, conductor)
NYC, December 20, 1948
2156 | 302Bucabu
Mario Bauza, Doug Mettome, Jimmy Nottingham, Al Stewart, Nick Travis (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Vern Friley, Fred Zito (trombone) George Berg, Lenny Hambro, Ben Harrod (alto sax) Flip Phillips, Eddie Wasserman (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Luis Miranda (congas) Candido, Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Chico O'Farrill (arranger, conductor)
NYC, January 21, 1951
475-2Sonoro
** also issued on Mercury 8947x45; Clef 8947, 8947x45.

Mer. 8948   Kenny Kersey - JATP Boogie / Sweet Lorraine

Kenny Kersey (piano) Benny Fonville (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
live in NYC, circa 1949
428JATP Boogie
428XSweet Lorraine
** also issued on Mercury 8948x45; Clef 8948, 8948x45.

Mer. 8949   Charlie Ventura - Bugle Call Rag / That Old Feeling

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Charlie Ventura (tenor, baritone, bass sax) Jimmy Wisner (piano) Ace Tesone (bass) Louis "Chick" Kenny (drums)
NYC, March 7, 1951
525-9Bugle Call Rag
527-6That Old Feeling
** also issued on Mercury 8949x45; Clef 8949, 8949x45.

Mer. 8950   Slim Gaillard - Babalu / Sabroso

Buddy Tate (tenor sax) Maceo Williams (piano) Slim Gaillard (guitar, vocals) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Smith (drums)
NYC, May 25, 1951
553-5Babalu
554-2Sabroso
** also issued on Mercury 8950x45; Clef 8950, 8950x45.

Mer. 8951   Illinois Jacquet - Later For The Happenin' / Speedliner

Russell Jacquet, Joe Newman (trumpet) Ernie Henry (alto sax) Illinois Jacquet (tenor sax) Rudy Williams (baritone sax) Johnny Acea (piano) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Lee Abrams (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 18, 1951
494-4Later For The Happenin'
Illinois Jacquet (tenor sax) Carl Perkins (piano) Oscar Moore (guitar) Red Callender (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
497-1Speedliner
** also issued on Clef 8951.

Mer. 8952   Oscar Peterson - I Get A Kick Out Of You / What's New

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass)
NYC, August, 1950
459-2I Get A Kick Out Of You
460-2What's New
** also issued on Mercury 8952x45; Clef 8952, 8952x45.

Mer. 8953   Flip Phillips - Cheek To Cheek / I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm

Bill Harris (trombone) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Dick Hyman (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, March 8, 1951
535-4Cheek To Cheek
537-5I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
** also issued on Mercury 8953x45; Clef 8953, 8953x45.

Mer. 8954   Johnny Hodges - Globetrotter / Gentle Breeze

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Al Sears (tenor sax) Billy Strayhorn (piano -1) Leroy Lovett (piano -2) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Sonny Greer (drums)
NYC, March 3, 1951
1. 517-3Globetrotter
2. 518-2A Gentle Breeze
** also issued on Mercury 8954x45; Clef 8954, 8954x45.

Mer. 8955   Roy Eldridge - Yard Dog / Sweet Lorraine

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Buddy Tate (tenor sax) Teddy Brannon (piano) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Smith (drums)
NYC, August, 1951
580-6Yard Dog
581-3Sweet Lorraine
** also issued on Mercury 8955x45; Clef 8955, 8955x45.

Mer. 8956   Slim Gaillard - Yip Roc Heresy / The Hip Cowboy

unknown (trumpet) Bennie Green (trombone) unknown (alto sax) Buddy Tate (tenor sax) Maceo Williams (piano) Slim Gaillard (guitar, vocals) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Smith (drums)
NYC, August, 1951
585-3Yip Roc Heresy
586-1The Hip Cowboy
** also issued on Mercury 8956x45; Clef 8956, 8956x45.

Mer. 8957   Charlie Ventura - Old Man River / After You've Gone

Charlie Ventura (tenor sax) Marty Napoleon (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, August 8, 1951
597-11After You've Gone
599-3Old Man River
** also issued on Mercury 8957x45; Clef 8957, 8957x45.

Mer. 8958   Johnny Hodges - You Blew Out The Flame In My Heart / Globetrotter

Nelson Williams (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Al Sears (tenor sax) Leroy Lovett (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Sonny Greer (drums)
NYC, January 15, 1951
477-2You Blew Out The Flame In My Heart (as Rabbit's Blues)
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Al Sears (tenor sax) Billy Strayhorn (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Sonny Greer (drums)
NYC, March 3, 1951
517-3Globetrotter
** also issued on Mercury 8958x45; Clef 8958, 8958x45.

Mer. 8959   Oscar Peterson - Love For Sale / Until The Real Thing Comes Along

Oscar Peterson (piano, vocals) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, November 25, 1951
634-6Love For Sale
635-5Until The Real Thing Comes Along
** also issued on Mercury 8959x45; Clef 8959, 8959x45.

Mer. 8960   Flip Phillips - Broadway / Apple Honey

Bill Harris (trombone) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Lou Levy (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass, vocals) Joe McDonald (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 9, 1951
614-3Broadway
617-2Apple Honey
** also issued on Mercury 8960x45; Clef 8960, 8960x45.

Mer. 8961   Johnny Hodges - Sideways / A Pound Of Blues

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Al Sears (tenor sax) Leroy Lovett (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Joe Marshall (drums)
NYC, January 13, 1952
656-3Sideways
657-7A Pound Of Blues
** also issued on Mercury 8961x45; Clef 8961, 8961x45.

Mer. 8962   Roy Eldridge - Basin Street Blues / I Remember Harlem

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) unidentified orchestra, George Williams (director)
NYC, December, 1951
644-6Basin Street Blues
645-2I Remember Harlem
** also issued on Mercury 8962x45; Clef 8962, 8962x45.

Mer. 8963   Lester Young - Thou Swell / Let's Fall In Love

Lester Young (tenor sax) John Lewis (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, January 16, 1951
483-2Thou Swell
same personnel
NYC, March 8, 1951
531-1Let's Fall In Love
** also issued on Mercury 8963x45; Clef 8963, 8963x45.

Mer. 8964   Count Basie - New Basie Blues / Sure Thing

Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Joe Newman, Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wilkins (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto sax, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto, tenor sax) Floyd Johnson, Paul Quinichette (tenor sax) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Neal Hefti (arranger)
NYC, January 17, 1952
665-4New Basie Blues
666-4Sure Thing
** also issued on Mercury 8964x45; Clef 8964, 8964x45.

Mer. 8965   Charlie Ventura - Love Is Just Around The Corner / O.H. Blues

Charlie Ventura (tenor sax) Marty Napoleon (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, August 8, 1951
598-1Love Is Just Around The Corner
600-6O.H. Blues
** also issued on Mercury 8965x45; Clef 8965, 8965x45.

Mer. 8966   Chico O'Farrill - Flamingo / Carioca

Roy Eldridge, Al Porcino (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Bill Harris, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Lenny Hambro, Charlie Kennedy (alto sax) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Pete Mondello (baritone, tenor sax) Ralph Burns (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Chico O'Farrill (arranger, conductor)
NYC, August 7, 1951
595-3Flamingo
Mario Bauza, Doug Mettome, Jimmy Nottingham, Al Stewart, Nick Travis (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Vern Friley, Fred Zito (trombone) George Berg, Lenny Hambro, Ben Harrod (alto sax) Flip Phillips, Eddie Wasserman (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Luis Miranda (congas) Candido, Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Bobby Escoto (vocals) Chico O'Farrill (arranger, conductor)
NYC, November 24, 1951
642-5Carioca
** also issued on Mercury 8966x45; Clef 8966, 8966x45.

Mer. 8967   Anita O'Day - Lover Come Back To Me / Rock 'N Roll Blues

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Budd Johnson (tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Ralph Burns (piano, arranger) Al McKibbon (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Anita O'Day (vocals)
NYC, January 22, 1952
671-2Lover Come Back To Me
673-1Rock And Roll Blues
** also issued on Mercury 8967x45; Clef 8967, 8967x45.

Mer. 8968   Illinois Jacquet - Groovin' / Weary Blues

Illinois Jacquet (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) John Collins (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, May 24, 1951
550-3Weary Blues
551-4Groovin'
** also issued on Mercury 8968x45; Clef 8968, 8968x45.

Mer. 8969   Bill Harris - You're Blase / Bill Not Phil

Eddie Bert, Bill Harris, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Jack Greenberg, Sam Marowitz, Pete Mondello, Murray Williams (sax) Ralph Burns (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) Don Lamond (drums)
NYC, January 15, 1952
648-2You're Blase
649-1Bill Not Phil
** also issued on Mercury 8969x45; Clef 8969, 8969x45.

Mer. 8970   Bulee Gaillard - Tax Payer's Blues / Eatin' With The Boogie

Harry Carney or Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Slim Gaillard as Bulee Gaillard (guitar, vocals) unidentified strings, and others
NYC, January 24, 1952
686-3Tax Payer's Blues
687-2Eatin' With The Boogie
** also issued on Mercury 8970x45; Clef 8970, 8970x45.

Mer. 8971   Ralph Burns - Places Please / Terrisita

possibly Tony Miranda (French horn) possibly Danny Bank (flute) Lee Konitz (alto sax) Ralph Burns (piano, arranger) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums) unidentified strings
NYC, August 7, 1951
601Places Please
603Terrisita
** also issued on Mercury 8971x45; Clef 8971, 8971x45.

Mer. 8972   Ralph Burns - Tantallon / Vignette At Verney's

possibly Tony Miranda (French horn) possibly Danny Bank (flute) Lee Konitz (alto sax) Ralph Burns (piano, arranger) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums) unidentified strings: same session
NYC, August 7, 1951
602Tantallon
608Vignette At Verney's
** also issued on Mercury 8972x45; Clef 8972, 8972x45.

Mer. 8973   Ralph Burns - Cameo / Lileth

possibly Tony Miranda (French horn) possibly Danny Bank (flute) Lee Konitz (alto sax) Ralph Burns (piano, arranger) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums) unidentified strings: same session
NYC, August 7, 1951
604Cameo
607Lileth
** also issued on Mercury 8973x45; Clef 8973, 8973x45.

Mer. 8974   Ralph Burns - Someday Somewhere / Spring Is

possibly Tony Miranda (French horn) possibly Danny Bank (flute) Lee Konitz (alto sax) Ralph Burns (piano, arranger) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums) unidentified strings: same session
NYC, August 7, 1951
605Someday Somewhere
606Spring Is
** also issued on Mercury 8974x45; Clef 8974, 8974x45.

Mer. 8975   Roy Eldridge - Easter Parade / I See Everybody's Baby

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) unidentified orchestra, George Williams (director)
NYC, December, 1951
646-4Easter Parade
647-3I See Everybody's Baby
** also issued on Mercury 8975x45; Clef 8975, 8975x45.

Mer. 8976   Oscar Peterson - Rough Ridin' / But Not For Me

Oscar Peterson (piano, vocals) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums -1)
Los Angeles, CA, February 26, 1952
1. 707-2Rough Ridin'
2. 710-1But Not For Me
** also issued on Mercury 8976x45; Clef 8976, 8976x45.

Mer. 8977   Johnny Hodges - Who's Excited / Below The Azores

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Al Sears (tenor sax) Leroy Lovett (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Joe Marshall (drums)
NYC, January 13, 1952
659-2Who's Excited
same personnel
NYC, January 17, 1952
663-4Below The Azores
** also issued on Mercury 8977x45.

Mer. 8978   Flip Phillips - Goodbye / Salute To Pres

Allen Smith (trumpet) Charlie Etter (trombone) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Jerome Richardson (baritone sax) Richard Wyands (piano) Vernon Alley (bass) Earl Watkins (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February, 1952
711-5Goodbye
712-3Salute To Pres
** also issued on Mercury 8978x45; Clef 8978, 8978x45.

Mer. 8979   Charlie Barnet - Gal From Joe's / Skyliner

James Campbell, Joe Graves, Jimmy Nottingham, Doc Severinsen, Clark Terry (trumpet) Walt Benson, Porky Cohen, Fred Zito (trombone) Walter Weidler, Wolfgang Weidler (alto sax) Kurt Bloom, Bud Shank (tenor sax) Charlie Barnet (tenor, soprano, alto sax) Bob Dawes (baritone sax) Claude Williamson (piano) unknown (guitar) Don Totsi (bass) Dick Shanahan (drums) Bunny Briggs (vocals) Billy May (arranger)
NYC, November 30, 1947
AP3197 | 743-3Gal From Joe's
Johnny Cappola, Dick Collins, Carlton McBeath, Al Del Simone (trumpet) Ziggy Elmer, Lewis McCreary, Dave Wells (trombone) Rene Bloch, Dick Meldonian (alto sax) Bill Holman, Eddie Wasserman (tenor sax) Charlie Barnet (tenor, soprano, alto sax) Bob Dawes (baritone sax) Claude Williamson (piano) Ed Mihelich (bass) John Markham (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 5, 1951
748-1Skyliner
** also issued on Mercury 8979x45; Clef 8979, 8979x45.

Mer. 8980   Charlie Barnet - Blue Lou / Deep Purple

Al Killian, Irving Lewis, Everett McDonald, Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Art Robey (trumpet, vocals) Frank Bradley, Burt Johnson, Tommy Pederson, Phil Washburne (trombone) Gus McReynolds, Frank Papalardo (alto sax) Kurt Bloom, Don Raffell (tenor sax) Charlie Barnet (tenor, soprano, alto sax) Bob Dawes (baritone sax) Billy Miller (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ed Mihelich (bass) George Jenkins (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 3, 1947
AP3096 | 745-1Blue Lou
James Campbell, Joe Graves, Dave Nichols, Jimmy Nottingham, Clark Terry (trumpet) Walt Benson, Porky Cohen, Fred Zito (trombone) Frank Papalardo, Walt Weidler (alto sax) Kurt Bloom, Jack Henderson (tenor sax) Charlie Barnet (tenor, soprano, alto sax) Bob Dawes (baritone sax) Bill Miller (piano) Bob Bain (guitar) Frank Siravo (bass) Dick Shanahan (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 2, 1947
AP3157 | 744-2Deep Purple
** also issued on Mercury 8980x45; Clef 8980, 8980x45.

Mer. 8981   Charlie Barnet - Charleston Alley / Cherokee

James Campbell, Joe Graves, Jimmy Nottingham, Doc Severinsen, Clark Terry (trumpet) Walt Benson, Porky Cohen, Fred Zito (trombone) Walter Weidler, Wolfgang Weidler (alto sax) Kurt Bloom, Bud Shank (tenor sax) Charlie Barnet (tenor, soprano, alto sax) Bob Dawes (baritone sax) Claude Williamson (piano) unknown (guitar) Don Totsi (bass) Dick Shanahan (drums) Bunny Briggs (vocals) Billy May (arranger)
NYC, November 30, 1947
AP3196 | 742-1Charleston Alley
Johnny Cappola, Dick Collins, Carlton McBeath, Al Del Simone (trumpet) Ziggy Elmer, Lewis McCreary, Dave Wells (trombone) Rene Bloch, Dick Meldonian (alto sax) Bill Holman, Eddie Wasserman (tenor sax) Charlie Barnet (tenor, soprano, alto sax) Bob Dawes (baritone sax) Claude Williamson (piano) Ed Mihelich (bass) John Markham (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 5, 1951
747-2Cherokee
** also issued on Mercury 8981x45; Clef 8981, 8981x45.

Mer. 8982   Charlie Barnet - Jubilee Jump / Southern Fried

James Campbell, Joe Graves, Dave Nichols, Jimmy Nottingham, Clark Terry (trumpet) Walt Benson, Porky Cohen, Fred Zito (trombone) Frank Papalardo, Walt Weidler (alto sax) Kurt Bloom, Jack Henderson (tenor sax) Charlie Barnet (tenor, soprano, alto sax) Bob Dawes (baritone sax) Bill Miller (piano) Bob Bain (guitar) Frank Siravo (bass) Dick Shanahan (drums) Bunny Briggs, Jean Louise (vocals)
NYC, August 25, 1947
AP3133 | 741-1Jubilee Jump
James Campbell, Joe Graves, Jimmy Nottingham, Doc Severinsen, Clark Terry (trumpet) Walt Benson, Porky Cohen, Fred Zito (trombone) Walter Weidler, Wolfgang Weidler (alto sax) Kurt Bloom, Bud Shank (tenor sax) Charlie Barnet (tenor, soprano, alto sax) Bob Dawes (baritone sax) Claude Williamson (piano) unknown (guitar) Don Totsi (bass) Dick Shanahan (drums) Bunny Briggs (vocals) Billy May (arranger)
NYC, November 30, 1947
AP3194 | 746-2Southern Fried
** also issued on Mercury 8982x45; Clef 8982, 8982x45.

Mer. 8983   Gene Krupa - St. Louis Blues / Stardust

Charlie Ventura (tenor, baritone sax) Teddy Napoleon (piano) Gene Krupa (drums)
NYC, March 19, 1952
726-3St. Louis Blues
728-1Stardust
** also issued on Mercury 8983x45; Clef 8983, 8983x45.

Mer. 8984   Gene Krupa - Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone / Drum Boogie

Charlie Ventura (tenor, baritone sax) Teddy Napoleon (piano) Gene Krupa (drums): same session
NYC, March 19, 1952
727-1Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
732-5 | 62VK231 | 63VK629Drum Boogie
** also issued on Mercury 8984x45; Clef 8984, 8984x45.

Mer. 8985   Chico O'Farrill - JATP Mambo / Cuban Blues

Mario Bauza, Doug Mettome, Jimmy Nottingham, Al Stewart, Nick Travis (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Vern Friley, Fred Zito (trombone) George Berg, Lenny Hambro, Ben Harrod (alto sax) Flip Phillips, Eddie Wasserman (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Luis Miranda (congas) Candido, Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Chico O'Farrill (arranger, conductor)
NYC, 1951
565-3JATP Mambo
569-2Cuban Blues
** also issued on Mercury 8985x45; Clef 8985, 8985x45.

Mer. 8986   Chico O'Farrill - It Ain't Necessarily So / Guess What

Bernie Glow, Al Porcino, Dick Sherman, Al Stewart, Nick Travis (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Carl Elmer, Fred Zito (trombone) Lennie Hambro, Charlie Kennedy (alto sax) Flip Phillips, Eddie Wasserman (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Gene DiNovi (piano) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Chico O'Farrill (arranger, conductor)
NYC, March 24, 1952
738-2It Ain't Necessarily So
739-3Guess What
** also issued on Mercury 8986x45; Clef 8986, 8986x45.

Mer. 8987   Count Basie - Jive At Five / Every Tub

Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Joe Newman, Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wilkins (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto sax, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto, tenor sax) Floyd Johnson, Paul Quinichette (tenor sax) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Neal Hefti, Sy Oliver (arranger)
NYC, January 25, 1952
688-6Jive At Five
691-5Every Tub
** also issued on Mercury 8987x45; Clef 8987, 8987x45.

Mer. 8988   Count Basie - Why Not / Fawncy Meeting You

Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Joe Newman, Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wilkins (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto sax, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto, tenor sax) Floyd Johnson, Paul Quinichette (tenor sax) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Neal Hefti (arranger): omit Oliver
NYC, January 17, 1952
667-2Why Not
668-4Fawncy Meeting You
** also issued on Mercury 8988x45; Clef 8988, 8988x45.

Mer. 8989   Anita O'Day - Lullaby Of The Leaves / Love For Sale

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Budd Johnson (tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Ralph Burns (piano, arranger) Al McKibbon (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Anita O'Day (vocals)
NYC, January 22, 1952
672-3Lullaby Of The Leaves
674-2Love For Sale
** also issued on Mercury 8989x45; Clef 8989, 8989x45.

Mer. 8990   Gene Krupa - Perdido / Fine's Idea

Charlie Ventura (tenor, baritone sax) Teddy Napoleon (piano) Gene Krupa (drums)
NYC, March 19, 1952
730-3Perdido
731-3Fine's Idea
** also issued on Mercury 8990x45; Clef 8990, 8990x45.

Mer. 8991   Johnny Hodges - Tea For Two / Rosanne

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Al Sears (tenor sax) Leroy Lovett (piano) Barney Richmond (bass) Joe Marshall (drums)
San Francisco, CA, March 25, 1952
763-6Tea For Two
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Ben Webster (tenor sax) Leroy Lovett (piano) Red Callender (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 1952
806-6Rosanne
** also issued on Mercury 8991x45; Clef 8991, 8991x45.

Mer. 8992   Lester Young - Deed I Do / In A Little Spanish Town

Lester Young (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, March, 1950
367-1'Deed I Do
Lester Young (tenor sax) John Lewis (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, March 8, 1951
530-1In A Little Spanish Town
** also issued on Mercury 8992x45; Clef 8992, 8992x45.

Mer. 8993   Illinois Jacquet - Bluesitis / Swinging Home

Russell Jacquet, Joe Newman, Elmon Wright, Lammar Wright (trumpet) Henry Coker, Matthew Gee (trombone) Ernie Henry, Earl Warren (alto sax) Lowell Hastings, Illinois Jacquet (tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) John Acea (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Al Lucas (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums) A.K. Salim (arranger)
NYC, March 21, 1952
754-7Bluesitis
755-3Swinging Home
** also issued on Mercury 8993x45; Clef 8993, 8993x45.

Mer. 8994   Flip Phillips - If I Had You / What Is This Thing Called Love

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March, 1952
776-6If I Had You
779-2What Is This Thing Called Love
** also issued on Mercury 8994x45; Clef 8994, 8994x45.

Mer. 8995   Charlie Ventura - Rose Room / Yesterdays

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Charlie Ventura (tenor, baritone, bass sax) Jimmy Wisner (piano) Ace Tesone (bass) Louis "Chick" Kenny (drums)
NYC, March 7, 1951
526-5Rose Room
Charlie Ventura (tenor, baritone, bass sax) Ralph Burns (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) Louis "Chick" Kenny (drums) Betty Bennett, The Blentones (vocals)
NYC, August 6, 1951
592-6Yesterdays
** also issued on Clef 8995.

Mer. 8996   Roy Eldridge - Baby, What's The Matter With You / Jumbo The Elephant

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Buddy Tate (tenor sax) Teddy Brannon (piano) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Smith (drums)
NYC, August, 1951
579-6Baby, What's The Matter With You
582-5Jumbo The Elephant
** also issued on Mercury 8996x45; Clef 8996, 8996x45.

Mer. 8997   Bill Harris - Bijou / Poogerini

Chuck Frankenhouser, Bernie Glow, Neal Hefti, Al Porcino, Nick Travis (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Vernon Friley, Bill Harris (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) George Berg, Sam Marowitz, Hal McKusick, Pete Mondello, Murray Williams (sax) Ralph Burns (piano) Sam Herman (guitar) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Tiny Kahn (drums)
NYC, March 19, 1952
735-4Bijou
736-2Poogerini
** also issued on Mercury 8997x45; Clef 8997, 8997x45.

Mer. 8998   Bulee Gaillard - St. Louis Blues / I Know What To Do

Harry Carney or Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Slim Gaillard as Bulee Gaillard (guitar, vocals) unidentified strings, and others
NYC, January 24, 1952
684-2St. Louis Blues
685-1I Know What To Do
** also issued on Mercury 8998x45; Clef 8998, 8998x45.

Mer. 8999   Oscar Peterson - Just One Of Those Things / Willow Weep For Me

Oscar Peterson (piano, vocals) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 26, 1952
708-1Just One Of Those Things
Oscar Peterson (piano, vocals) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, May or June, 1952
796-3Willow Weep For Me
** also issued on Mercury 8999x45; Clef 8999, 8999x45.

Mercury Jazz 89000 series (10 inch 78 rpm/7 inch 45 rpm)

Mer. 89000   Johnny Hodges - What's I'm Gotchere / Tenderly

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Al Sears (tenor sax) Leroy Lovett (piano) Barney Richmond (bass) Joe Marshall (drums)
San Francisco, CA, March 25, 1952
760-4Tenderly
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Leroy Lovett or Teddy Brannon (piano) Red Callender (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
San Francisco, CA, July 17, 1952
799-1What's I'm Gotchere
** also issued on Mercury 89000x45; Clef 89000, 89000x45.

Mer. 89001   Illinois Jacquet - One-Nighter Boogie / Port Of Rico

Illinois Jacquet (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) John Collins (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, May 24, 1951
547-4One-Nighter Boogie
Illinois Jacquet (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Count Basie (organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Jimmy Crawford (drums)
NYC, July 22, 1952
821-3 | 62VK216Port Of Rico
** also issued on Mercury 89001x45; Clef 89001, 89001x45.

Mer. 89002   Billie Holiday - These Foolish Things / I Only Have Eyes For You

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March 26, 1952
769-3These Foolish Things
770-3I Only Have Eyes For You
** also issued on Mercury 89002x45; Clef 89002, 89002x45.

Mer. 89003   Billie Holiday - You Turned The Tables On Me / Easy To Love

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals): same session
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March 26, 1952
767-5You Turned The Tables On Me
768-1Easy To Love
** also issued on Mercury 89003x45; Clef 89003, 89003x45.

Mer. 89004   Billie Holiday - Blue Moon / You Go To My Head

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals): same session
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March 26, 1952
765-1Blue Moon
766-1You Go To My Head
** also issued on Mercury 89004x45; Clef 89004, 89004x45.

Mer. 89005   Billie Holiday - East Of The Sun / Solitude

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals): same session
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March 26, 1952
764-3East Of The Sun
771-1Solitude
** also issued on Mercury 89005x45; Clef 89005, 89005x45.

Mer. 89006   Oscar Peterson - You Go To My Head / You Turned The Tables On Me

Oscar Peterson (piano) Irving Ashby (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, January 26, 1952
692-2You Go To My Head
695-2You Turned The Tables On Me
** also issued on Mercury 89006x45; Clef 89006, 89006x45.

Mer. 89007   Oscar Peterson - There's A Small Hotel / I Can't Get Started With You

Oscar Peterson (piano) Irving Ashby (guitar) Ray Brown (bass): same session
Los Angeles, CA, January 26, 1952
694-3There's A Small Hotel
697-2I Can't Get Started
** also issued on Mercury 89007x45; Clef 89007, 89007x45.

Mer. 89008   Oscar Peterson - These Foolish Things / East Of The Sun

Oscar Peterson (piano) Irving Ashby (guitar) Ray Brown (bass): same session
Los Angeles, CA, January 26, 1952
696-1These Foolish Things
699-2East Of The Sun
** also issued on Mercury 89008x45; Clef 89008, 89008x45.

Mer. 89009   Oscar Peterson - They Can't Take That Away From Me / Blue Moon

Oscar Peterson (piano) Irving Ashby (guitar) Ray Brown (bass): same session
Los Angeles, CA, January 26, 1952
693-3They Can't Take That Away From Me
698-1Blue Moon
** also issued on Mercury 89009x45; Clef 89009, 89009x45.

Mer. 89010   Nick Esposito - Empty Ballroom Blues / Love Is Just Around The Corner

Bennie Green (trombone) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Nick Esposito (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
San Francisco, CA, March, 1952
772-5Empty Ballroom Blues
775-5Love Is Just Around The Corner
** also issued on Mercury 89010x45; Clef 89010, 89010x45.

Mer. 89011   Al Hibbler, Johnny Hodges - Please / Believe It, Beloved

Emmett Berry, Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) unknown (flute) Johnny Hodges, unknown (alto sax) Al Sears (tenor sax) unknown (baritone sax) Teddy Brannon (piano) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, April 1, 1952
780-2Please
781-3Believe It, Beloved
** also issued on Mercury 89011x45; Clef 89011, 89011x45.

Mer. 89012   Anita O'Day - No Soap, No Hope Blues / The Lady Is A Tramp

Roy Kral (piano) Earl Backus (guitar) Johnny Frigo (bass) Red Lionberg (drums) Jimmy Wilson (bongos) Anita O'Day (vocals)
Chicago, IL, July, 1952
814-4No Soap, No Hope Blues
816-5The Lady Is A Tramp
** also issued on Mercury 89012x45; Clef 89012, 89012x45.

Mer. 89013   Slim Gaillard - Oh, Lady Be Good / For You

Buddy Tate (tenor sax) Maceo Williams (piano) Slim Gaillard (guitar, vocals) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Smith (drums)
NYC, May 25, 1951
552-1Oh, Lady Be Good
unknown (trumpet) Bennie Green (trombone) unknown (alto sax) Buddy Tate (tenor sax) Maceo Williams (piano) Slim Gaillard (guitar, vocals) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Smith (drums)
NYC, August, 1951
583-2For You
** also issued on Mercury 89013x45; Clef 89013, 89013x45.

Mer. 89014   Count Basie - Paradise Squat / Hob Nail Boogie

Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wilkins (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto sax, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto, tenor sax, arranger) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Paul Quinichette (tenor sax) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Bixie Crawford (vocals -2) Buck Clayton, Andy Gibson, Buster Harding, Nat Pierce, Don Redman, A.K. Salim (arranger)
NYC, July 22 & 23, 1952
1. 825-2Hob Nail Boogie
2. 827-3Paradise Squat
** also issued on Mercury 89014x45; Clef 89014, 89014x45.

Mer. 89015   Charlie Barnet - Durango / Let's Blow The Blues

Wayne Nichols, Al Porcino, Doc Severinsen, Charlie Shavers, Dick Sherman (trumpet) Dick Kenney, Obie Massingill, John Soltaine (trombone) Dick Paladino, Stan Seckler (alto sax) Kurt Bloom, Ray Norman (tenor sax) Charlie Barnet (tenor, soprano, alto sax) Don Davidson (baritone sax) Hank Jones (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Bob Peterson (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Al Cohn, Andy Gibson, Gene Roland (arranger)
NYC, July 9, 1952
853-5Durango
857-9Let's Blow The Blues
** also issued on Mercury 89015x45; Clef 89015, 89015x45.

Mer. 89016   Charlie Barnet - Fur Trapper's Boogie / Wosey Posey

Wayne Nichols, Al Porcino, Doc Severinsen, Charlie Shavers, Dick Sherman (trumpet) Dick Kenney, Obie Massingill, John Soltaine (trombone) Dick Paladino, Stan Seckler (alto sax) Kurt Bloom, Ray Norman (tenor sax) Charlie Barnet (tenor, soprano, alto sax) Don Davidson (baritone sax) Hank Jones (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Bob Peterson (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Al Cohn, Andy Gibson, Gene Roland (arranger): same session
NYC, July 9, 1952
858-1Fur Trapper's Boogie
same personnel
NYC, July 10, 1952
862-8Wosey Posey
** also issued on Mercury 89016x45; Clef 89016, 89016x45.

Mer. 89017   Lester Young - Jeepers, Creepers / Little Pee Blues

Lester Young (tenor sax) John Lewis (piano) Joe Shulman (bass) Bill Clark (drums)
NYC, July, 1950
434-2Jeepers, Creepers
Lester Young (tenor sax) John Lewis (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, January 16, 1951
488-2Little Pee Blues
** also issued on Mercury 89017x45; Clef 89017, 89017x45.

Mer. 89018   Johnny Hodges - Duke's Blues, Part 1 & 2

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Al Sears (tenor sax) Leroy Lovett (piano) Barney Richmond (bass) Joe Marshall (drums)
San Francisco, CA, March 25, 1952
762-3Duke's Blues, Part 1 & 2
** also issued on Mercury 89018x45; Clef 89018, 89018x45.

Mer. 89019   Chico O'Farrill - Peanut Vendor / Malaguena

Mario Bauza, Doug Mettome, Jimmy Nottingham, Al Stewart, Nick Travis (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Vern Friley, Fred Zito (trombone) George Berg, Lenny Hambro, Ben Harrod (alto sax) Flip Phillips, Eddie Wasserman (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Luis Miranda (congas) Candido, Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Bobby Escoto (vocals) Chico O'Farrill (arranger, conductor)
NYC, November 24, 1951
636-5Peanut Vendor
638-4Malaguena
** also issued on Mercury 89019x45; Clef 89019, 89019x45.

Mer. 89020   not used

Mer. 89021   Illinois Jacquet - Lean Baby / The Cool Rage

Illinois Jacquet (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Count Basie (organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Jimmy Crawford (drums)
NYC, July 22, 1952
818-3Lean Baby
820-8The Cool Rage
** also issued on Mercury 89021x45; Clef 89021, 89021x45.

Mer. 89022   Flip Phillips - Cottontail / Blues For The Midgets

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March, 1952
777-13Cottontail
778-2Blues For The Midgets
** also issued on Mercury 89022x45; Clef 89022, 89022x45.

Mer. 89023   Bill Harris - D'Anjou / Gloomy Sunday

Eddie Bert, Bill Harris, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Jack Greenberg, Sam Marowitz, Pete Mondello, Murray Williams (sax) Ralph Burns (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) Don Lamond (drums)
NYC, January 15, 1952
650-3D'Anjou
Chuck Frankenhouser, Bernie Glow, Neal Hefti, Al Porcino, Nick Travis (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Vernon Friley, Bill Harris (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) George Berg, Sam Marowitz, Hal McKusick, Pete Mondello, Murray Williams (sax) Ralph Burns (piano) Sam Herman (guitar) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Tiny Kahn (drums)
NYC, March 19, 1952
734-1Gloomy Sunday
** also issued on Mercury 89023x45; Clef 89023, 89023x45.

Mer. 89024   Reta Moss - You Never Had It So Good / When Day Is Done

Al Klink, Boomie Richman (sax) Arnold Eidus, Barton Fisch, Harry Katzman, Milton Lomask, Julius Schachter, Morris Starzek (violin) Teddy Napoleon (piano) Sam Bruno (guitar) Sonny Igoe (drums) Reta Moss (vocals) George Williams (director)
NYC, December, 1952
1100-7You Never Had It So Good
1101-6When Day Is Done
** also issued on Mercury 89024x45; Clef 89024, 89024x45.

Mer. 89025   Stan Getz - The Way You Look Tonight / Stars Fell On Alabama

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Duke Jordan (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Bill Crow (bass) Frank Isola (drums)
NYC, December 12, 1952
959-1The Way You Look Tonight
962-6Stars Fell On Alabama
** also issued on Mercury 89025x45; Clef 89025, 89025x45.

Mer. 89026   Benny Carter - Isn't It Romantic / Key Largo

Benny Carter (alto sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) unidentified horns and strings, Joe Glover (arranger, conductor)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September 18, 1952
871-7Isn't It Romantic
same personnel
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September 19, 1952
882-7Key Largo
** also issued on Mercury 89026x45; Clef 89026, 89026x45.

Mer. 89027   Lester Young - Almost Like Being In Love / There'll Never Be Another You

Lester Young (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, August 4, 1952
892-3Almost Like Being In Love
894-1There'll Never Be Another You
** also issued on Mercury 89027x45; Clef 89027, 89027x45.

Mer. 89028   Al Hibbler, Count Basie - Sent For You Yesterday / Goin' To Chicago

Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wilkins (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto sax, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto, tenor sax) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Paul Quinichette (tenor sax) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
NYC, December 12, 1952
965-4Sent For You Yesterday
966-1Goin' To Chicago
** also issued on Mercury 89028x45; Clef 89028, 89028x45.

Mer. 89029   Teddy Wilson - Darn That Dream / Lady Be Good

Teddy Wilson (piano) John Simmons (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, December 16, 1952
986-1Darn That Dream
988-3Lady Be Good
** also issued on Mercury 89029x45; Clef 89029, 89029x45.

Mer. 89030   Flip Phillips, Buddy Rich - Carioca / Three Little Words

Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, December 14, 1952
970-13Carioca
971-1Three Little Words
** also issued on Mercury 89030x45; Clef 89030, 89030x45.

Mer. 89031   Slim Gaillard - Gomen Nasai (Forgive Me) / Potato Chips

Ben Webster (tenor sax) Cyril Hayes (piano) Slim Gaillard (guitar, vocals) Ray Brown (bass) Milt Jackson (drums)
NYC, December, 1952
1126-13Gomen Nasai (Forgive Me)
1127-3Potato Chips
** also issued on Mercury 89031x45; Clef 89031, 89031x45.

Mer. 89032   Anita O'Day - Pagan Love Song / Somebody's Cryin'

Andy Secrest (trumpet) Anita O'Day (vocals) unidentified orchestra, including strings, Larry Russell (director)
Chicago, IL, December, 1952
1096-5Pagan Love Song
1098-2Somebody's Cryin'
** also issued on Mercury 89032x45; Clef 89032, 89032x45.

Mer. 89033   Count Basie - I Want A Little Girl / Oh, Lady Be Good

Reunald Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker (trombone) Marshall Royal (clarinet) Paul Quinichette (tenor sax) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, December 13, 1952
967-1I Want A Little Girl
968-6Oh, Lady Be Good
** also issued on Mercury 89033x45; Clef 89033, 89033x45.

Mer. 89034   Paul Williams - Miami Drag / Easy Walking

Henry Boozier (trumpet) Lee Pope (tenor sax) Paul Williams (baritone, alto sax) Richie Powell (piano) unknown (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Joe Booker (drums) unknown (vocals)
NYC, 1952
846-4Miami Drag
848-3Easy Walking
** also issued on Mercury 89034x45; Clef 89034, 89034x45.

Mer. 89035   Johnny Hodges - Through For The Night / Latino

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Ben Webster, Rudy Williams (tenor sax) Ted Brannon (piano) Barney Richmond (bass) Al Walker (drums)
NYC, December 11, 1952
952-1Through For The Night
955-7Latino
** also issued on Mercury 89035x45; Clef 89035, 89035x45.

Mer. 89036   Illinois Jacquet - Blues In The Night / What's The Riff

Illinois Jacquet (tenor sax) Sir Charles Thompson (piano) Hank Jones (organ) Joe Sinacore (guitar) Al Lucas (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, December 31, 1952
1123-3Blues In The Night
1125-3What's The Riff
** also issued on Mercury 89036x45; Clef 89036, 89036x45.

Mer. 89037   Billie Holiday - Lover Come Back To Me / Yesterdays

Joe Newman (trumpet) Paul Quinichette (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, July 27, 1952
840-4Lover Come Back To Me
842-2Yesterdays
** also issued on Mercury 89037x45; Clef 89037, 89037x45.

Mer. 89038   Oscar Peterson - The Man I Love / It Ain't Necessarily So

Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, early December, 1952
903-2The Man I Love
905-3It Ain't Necessarily So
** also issued on Mercury 89038x45; Clef 89038, 89038x45.

Mer. 89039   Oscar Peterson - Isn't This A Lovely Day / Blue Skies

Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass): same session
Los Angeles, CA, early December, 1952
909-5Isn't This A Lovely Day
927-3Blue Skies
** also issued on Mercury 89039x45; Clef 89039, 89039x45.

Mer. 89040   Oscar Peterson - What Is This Thing Called Love / In The Still Of The Night

Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass): same session
Los Angeles, CA, early December, 1952
910-1What Is This Thing Called Love
922-2In The Still Of The Night
** also issued on Mercury 89040x45; Clef 89040, 89040x45.

Mer. 89041   Oscar Peterson - Prelude To A Kiss / John Hardy's Wife

Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass): same session
Los Angeles, CA, early December, 1952
931-1Prelude To A Kiss
936-1John Hardy's Wife
** also issued on Mercury 89041x45; Clef 89041, 89041x45.

Mer. 89042   Stan Getz - 'Tis Autumn / Lover Come Back To Me

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Duke Jordan (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Bill Crow (bass) Frank Isola (drums)
NYC, December 12, 1952
958-9'Tis Autumn
960-3Lover Come Back To Me
** also issued on Mercury 89042x45; Clef 89042, 89042x45.

Mer. 89043   Teddy Wilson - The One I Love / Tea For Two

Teddy Wilson (piano) John Simmons (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, December 16, 1952
985-1The One I Love
987-4Tea For Two
** also issued on Mercury 89043x45; Clef 89043, 89043x45.

Mer. 89044   Benny Carter - Street Scene / Pick Yourself Up

Benny Carter (alto sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, December 4, 1952
938-2Street Scene
940-12Pick Yourself Up
** also issued on Mercury 89044x45; Clef 89044, 89044x45.

Mer. 89045   Lester Young - On The Sunny Side Of The Street / I Can't Get Started

Lester Young (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, August 4, 1952
888-2I Can't Get Started
891-1On The Sunny Side Of The Street
** also issued on Mercury 89045x45; Clef 89045, 89045x45.

Mer. 89046   Al Hibbler, Johnny Hodges - There Is No Greater Love / It Must Be True

Emmett Berry, Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) unknown (flute) Johnny Hodges, unknown (alto sax) Al Sears (tenor sax) unknown (baritone sax) Teddy Brannon (piano) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, April 1, 1952
782-3There Is No Greater Love
783-5It Must Be True
** also issued on Mercury 89046x45; Clef 89046, 89046x45.

Mer. 89047   Anita O'Day - Ain't This A Wonderful Day / Vaya Con Dios

Andy Secrest (trumpet) Anita O'Day (vocals) unidentified orchestra, including strings, Larry Russell (director)
Chicago, IL, December, 1952
1097-6Ain't This A Wonderful Day
1099-2Vaya Con Dios
** also issued on Mercury 89047x45; Clef 89047, 89047x45.

Mer. 89048   not used?

Mer. 89049   not used?

Mer. 89050   not used?

Mer. 89051   not used?

Mer. 89052   not used?

Mer. 89053   not used?

Mer. 89054   not used?

Mer. 89055   not used?

Mer. 89056   not used?

Mer. 89057   not used?

Mer. 89058   Johnny Hodges - Wham! / Come Sunday

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Al Sears (tenor sax) Leroy Lovett (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Joe Marshall (drums)
NYC, January 13, 1952
658-3Wham!
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Ben Webster, Rudy Williams (tenor sax) Ted Brannon (piano) Barney Richmond (bass) Al Walker (drums)
NYC, December 11, 1952
953-3Come Sunday
** also issued on Mercury 89058x45; Clef 89058, 89058x45.

Mer. 89059   not used?

Mer. 89060   Illinois Jacquet - Fat Man Boogie / Where Are You

Illinois Jacquet (tenor sax) Sir Charles Thompson (piano) Hank Jones (organ) Joe Sinacore (guitar) Al Lucas (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, December 31, 1952
1122-10Fat Man Boogie
1124-9Where Are You
** also issued on Mercury 89060x45; Clef 89060, 89060x45.

Mer. 89061   Count Basie - Song Of The Islands / Royal Garden Blues

Paul Quinichette (tenor sax) Count Basie (organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, December 13, 1952
969-4Song Of The Islands
Joe Newman (trumpet) Paul Quinichette (tenor sax) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, December 15, 1952
984-4Royal Garden Blues
** also issued on Mercury 89061x45; Clef 89061, 89061x45.

Mer. 89063   Ben Webster - Cottontail / Danny Boy (Londonderry Air)

Ben Webster (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, April 21, 1953
1227-9Cottontail
1228-4Danny Boy (Londonderry Air)
** also issued on Mercury 89063x45; Clef 89063, 89063x45.