Mercury Records Catalog: EmArcy 78/45 rpm 16000 series

EmArcy 16000 series (10 inch 78 rpm/7 inch 45 rpm)

EmA 16000   Helen Merrill - Alone Together / This Is My Night To Cry

unknown (violin) Janet Putnam (harp) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Helen Merrill (vocals) Johnny Richards (arranger, conductor)
NYC, February 31, 1954
10317Alone Together (master)
10319This Is My Night To Cry
** also issued on EmArcy 16000x45.

EmA 16001   Med Flory - Straight Ahead / The Fuzz

John Bello, Al DeRisi, Jerry Kail, Doug Mettome (trumpet) Billy Byers, Milt Gold, Urbie Green (trombone) Hal McKusick (alto, tenor sax, clarinet) Med Flory (alto, tenor sax, arranger, director) Al Cohn (tenor sax, arranger) Jack Agee (baritone sax) John Williams (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Art Mardigan (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, February 4, 1954
10307Straight Ahead
10309The Fuzz
** also issued on EmArcy 16001x45.

EmA 16002   Maynard Ferguson - The Way You Look Tonight / Lonely Town

Maynard Ferguson (trumpet, valve trombone) Herbie Harper (trombone) Bud Shank (alto sax, flute) Bob Cooper (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Curtis Counce (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Willie Maiden (arranger)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, February 19, 1954
10334The Way You Look Tonight
same personnel
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 23, 1954
10338Lonely Town
** also issued on EmArcy 16002x45.

EmA 16003   Leon Sash - Package For Peggy / Leon The Lion

Leon Sash (accordion) Rudy Kerpays (piano) Sully Picerno (bass) Max Mariash (drums) with Lee Morgan (vocals, chorus) and The Meadowlarks: Bob Bleznick, Maury Jackson, Marie Renaldo, Elaine Rodgers, Ed Vana (chorus)
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, 1954
10518Leon The Lion
10504Package For Peggy
** also issued on EmArcy 16003x45.

EmA 16004   Red Prysock - Jump, Red, Jump / Body And Soul

"Ludwig" Joe Jordan (trumpet) Donald Cole (trombone) Red Prysock (tenor sax) Clarence Eugene Wright (baritone sax) Roland Johnson (vibes) James Neeley (piano) Herbert Gordy (bass) Cornelius Thomas (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, March 26, 1954
10409Jump, Red, Jump
10410Body And Soul
** also issued on EmArcy 16004x45.

EmA 16005   Sarah Vaughan - Shulie A Bop / Polka Dots And Moonbeams

John Malachi (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, April 2, 1954
10414Shulie A Bop
10415Polka Dots And Moonbeams
** also issued on EmArcy 16005x45.

EmA 16006   Paul Bley - Drum One / Autumn Breeze

Paul Bley (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Al Levitt (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, February 3, 1954
10303 | W241Drum One
10304 | W237Autumn Breeze
** also issued on EmArcy 16006x45.

EmA 16007   Art Blakey - In The Basement / Little Girl Blue

Henry Durant (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, March 24, 1954
10397In The Basement
10399Little Girl Blue
** also issued on EmArcy 16007x45.

EmA 16008   Paul Gonsalves - Don't Blame Me / It Don't Mean A Thing

Clark Terry (trumpet) Porter Kilbert (alto sax) Paul Gonsalves (tenor sax) Junior Mance (piano) Greig Stewart "Chubby" Jackson (bass) Eugene Miller (drums)
maybe Chicago, IL, February 6, 1954
W250 | 10359It Don't Mean A Thing
W253 | 10358Don't Blame Me
** also issued on EmArcy 16008x45.

EmA 16009   Paul Quinichette - P.Q. Blues / Bot, Bot

Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker (trombone) Marshall Royal, Ernie Wilkin (alto sax) Paul Quinichette (tenor sax) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Bobby Tucker (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Al McKibbon (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, July, 1952
9348P.Q. Blues
9349Bot, Bot
** also issued on EmArcy 16009x45.

EmA 16010   Billy Eckstine - In A Sentimental Mood / In The Still Of The Night

Miles Davis, Hobart Dotson, Leonard Hawkins, King Kolax (trumpet) Water Knox, Chippy Outcalt, Gerald Velentine (trombone) John Cobbs, Sonny Stitt (alto sax) Gene Ammons, Arthur Sammons (tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Linton Garner (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals, valve trombone)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 5, 1946
NSC166In The Still Of The Night
add unidentified strings
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 6, 1946
NSC171In A Sentimental Mood
** also issued on EmArcy 16010x45.

EmA 16011   Med Flory - Three Times Around / No Thanks

John Bello, Al DeRisi, Jerry Kail, Doug Mettome (trumpet) Billy Byers, Milt Gold, Urbie Green (trombone) Hal McKusick (alto, tenor sax, clarinet) Med Flory (alto, tenor sax, arranger, director) Al Cohn (tenor sax, arranger) Jack Agee (baritone sax) John Williams (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Art Mardigan (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, February 4, 1954
10308No Thanks
10310Three Times Around
** also issued on EmArcy 16011x45.

EmA 16012   Leon Sash - Swing Brother Swing / Minoring For Gold

Leon Sash (accordion) Rudy Kerpays (piano) Sully Picerno (bass) Max Mariash (drums) with Lee Morgan (vocals, chorus) and The Meadowlarks: Bob Bleznick, Maury Jackson, Marie Renaldo, Elaine Rodgers, Ed Vana (chorus)
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, 1954
10503Swing Brother Swing
10517Minoring For Gold
** also issued on EmArcy 16012x45.

EmA 16013   Maynard Ferguson - Over The Rainbow / All God's Children Got Rhythm

Maynard Ferguson (trumpet, valve trombone) Herbie Harper (trombone) Bud Shank (alto sax, flute) Bob Cooper (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Curtis Counce (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Willie Maiden (arranger)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, February 19, 1954
10335All God's Children Got Rhythm
same personnel
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 23, 1954
10339Over The Rainbow
** also issued on EmArcy 16013x45.

EmA 16014   Dinah Washington - Pennies From Heaven / Love For Sale

Paul Quinichette (tenor sax) Sleepy Anderson (piano) Jackie Davis (organ) Keter Betts (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums) Candido (bongos) Dinah Washington (vocals)
Chicago, IL, June 17, 1953
9871Pennies From Heaven
Clark Terry (trumpet) Eddie Chamblee (tenor sax) Junior Mance (piano) Jackie Davis (organ) Mickey Baker (guitar) Keter Betts (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals)
NYC, February 5, 1954
10244Love For Sale
** also issued on EmArcy 16014x45.

EmA 16015   James Moody - Poor Butterfly / St. LouIs Blues

Dave Burns (trumpet) unknown (trombone) James Moody (tenor, alto sax) Numa Moore (baritone sax) Sadik Hakim (piano) unknown (bass) Teddy Stewart (drums)
NYC, June 6, 1952
4812Poor Butterfly
4814St. Louis Blues
** also issued on EmArcy 16015x45.

EmA 16016   Herb Geller - Sleigh Ride / Silver Rain

Herb Geller (alto sax) Lorraine Geller (piano) Curtis Counce (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 9, 1954
10882Sleigh Ride
10883Silver Rain
** also issued on EmArcy 16016x45.