Mercury Records Catalog: Perfect Presence Sound series

Mercury PPS 2000 series (12 inch LP)

PPS 2000   David Carroll And His Orchestra - Latin Percussion

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** also issued on Mercury PPS 6000.

PPS 2001   Pete Rugolo - 10 Trombones Like 2 Pianos

Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Vern Friley, Herbie Harper, Joe Howard, Bob Pring, Frank Rosolino (trombone) Russell Brown, Kenny Shroyer (bass trombone) Russ Freeman, John Williams (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Pete Rugolo (arranger, conductor)
United Recording, Studio A, Los Angeles, CA, May 10, 1960
20027Love Is Just Around The Corner
20028Angel Eyes
20029Intermission Riff
20030Moonglow / Theme From Picnic
20031Like Love
20032Basin Street East
Dick Nash, Dick Noel (trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) Claude Williamson (piano) replaces Harper, Howard, Brown, Williams
United Recording, Studio A, Los Angeles, CA, May 12, 1960
20033Love Is Here To Stay
20034Willow Weep For Me
20035Let There Be Love
20036Marie
20037It's A Most Unusual Day
20038Ten Trombones Like
** also issued on Mercury PPS 6001.

PPS 2002   David Carroll And His Orchestra - Percussion Orientale - Musical Sounds Of The Middle East

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** also issued on Mercury PPS 6002.

PPS 2003   Xavier Cugat And His Orchestra - Viva Cugat!

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** also issued on Mercury PPS 6003. Mercury MG 20868, SR 60868 entitled "no details".

PPS 2004   Mike Simpson - Discussion In Percussion

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** also issued on Mercury PPS 6004.

PPS 2005   Richard Hayman - Harmonica Holiday

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** also issued on Mercury PPS 6005.

PPS 2006   Frederick Fennell Conducts Gershwin

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** also issued on Mercury PPS 6006.

PPS 2007   Frederick Fennell Conducts Victor Herbert

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** also issued on Mercury PPS 6007.

PPS 2008   David Carroll And His Orchestra - Percussion Parisienne

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** also issued on Mercury PPS 6008.

PPS 2009   Johnny Best And Dick Cathcart All-Stars - Dixieland Left And Right

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** also issued on Mercury PPS 6009.

PPS 2010   Richard Hayman Conducts Pop Concert In Sound!

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** also issued on Mercury PPS 6010.

PPS 2011   George Barnes - Guitar Galaxies

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** also issued on Mercury PPS 6011.

PPS 2012   The Clebanoff Strings And Percussion - Exciting Sounds

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** also issued on Mercury PPS 6012.

PPS 2013   Hal Mooney And His Orchestra - Woodwinds And Percussion

Phil Bodner, Leon Cohen, Andy Fitzgerald, Don Hammond, Bernie Kaufman, Walt Levinsky, Romeo Penque, Billy Slapin, Stan Webb, Herman Yorks (woodwinds) Moe Wechsler (piano, harpsichord) Barry Galbraith (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Eddie Costa, Phil Kraus, Bob Rosengarden, Joe Venuto (percussion) Hal Mooney (arranger, conductor)
Fine Recording, NYC, 1961
20732Pevanne
20733Swampfire
20734Ragging The Scale
20735Bye Bye Blues
20736Old Devil Moon
20737Brazil
20738Holiday For Strings
20739I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
20740Tonight
20741Baby, It's Cold Outside
20742Speak Low
20743Lover
** also issued on Mercury PPS 6013.

PPS 2014   Quincy Jones And His Orchestra - Around The World

Benny Bailey, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Phil Woods (alto sax) Eric Dixon, Jerome Richardson (tenor sax, flute) Sahib Shihab (baritone sax, flute) Patti Bown (piano) Don Arnone (guitar) Jimmy Crawford, Stu Martin (drums) Mike Olatunji, Tito Puente, Carlos "Patato" Valdes (percussion) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor) and others
Fine Recording, NYC, January 24, 1961
20838Strike Up The Band
same personnel
Fine Recording, NYC, February 21, 1961
20839Mack The Knife
20840Under Paris Skies
20841Dear Old Stockholm
same personnel
Fine Recording, NYC, February 23, 1961
20843Baia
20844Rico Vacilon
20845Manolete De Espana
20846Africana
same personnel
Fine Recording, NYC, February 27, 1961
20847Meadowlands
20848Come Back To Sorrento
20849Hot Sake
** also issued on Mercury PPS 6014.

PPS 2015   Xavier Cugat And His Orchestra - The Best Of Cugat

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** also issued on Mercury PPS 6015. Mercury MG 20870, SR 60870 entitled "no details".

PPS 2016   Pete Rugolo - 10 Trumpets And 2 Guitars

Frank Beach, Bud Brisbois, Conte Candoli, Pete Candoli, Mannie Klein, Cappy Lewis, Ollie Mitchell, Uan Rasey, Joe Triscari, Ray Triscari (trumpet, flugelhorn) Larry Bunker (vibes, percussion, cymbals) Howard Roberts, Al Viola (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Pete Rugolo (arranger, conductor)
United Recording, Studio A, Los Angeles, CA, June 7, 1961
21824Groovin' High (aka Whispering)
21825Ciribiribin
21826Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White
21827Hot Lips
Don Fagerquist (trumpet, flugelhorn) replaces Brisbois
United Recording, Studio A, Los Angeles, CA, June 8, 1961
21828Struttin' With Some Barbecue
21829Carnival Of Venice
21830Sugar Blues
21831Echoes Of Harlem
Frank Beach, Bud Brisbois, Conte Candoli, Pete Candoli, Don Fagerquist, Mannie Klein, Cappy Lewis, Ollie Mitchell, Uan Rasey, Joe Triscari (trumpet, flugelhorn -1,2) Larry Bunker (vibes, percussion, cymbals) Howard Roberts, Al Viola (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Pete Rugolo (arranger, conductor)
United Recording, Studio A, Los Angeles, CA, June 9, 1961
1. 21832Trumpets At Large
2. 21833Ten Trumpets Have I
3. 21834Two Guitars
4. 21835Guitarsville
** also issued on Mercury PPS 6016.

PPS 2017   Hal Mooney - Ballet With A Beat...

four others, Doc Severinsen (trumpet) four others, Urbie Green (trombone) Phil Bodner, two others (woodwinds) unknown (xylophone) unknown (vibes) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) unknown (congas) unknown (bongos) unknown (scratches) Hal Mooney (arranger, conductor)
Fine Recording, NYC, 1961
22011 | PB5003Sabre Dance
22012 | PB5004Pas De Fleurs
22013 | PB5005Sleeping Beauty Waltz
22018 | PB5010Slaughter On 10th Avenue
22019 | PB5011Barcarolle
22025 | PB5000Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy
22026 | PB5001Waltz Of The Flowers
22027 | PB5002An American In Paris
22028 | PB5006March Of The Toys
22029 | PB5007Coppelia Waltz
22030 | PB5008Pizzicato (Cha Cha)
22031 | PB5009Mambo
** also issued on Mercury PPS 6017.

PPS 2019   Clebanoff And His Orchestra - Strings Afire

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** also issued on Mercury PPS 6019.

PPS 2020   George Barnes - Guitars Galore

Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn -5/8) Hank D'Amico (clarinet -9/12) Al Cohn (tenor sax -1/4) Eddie Costa (vibes, xylophone) Bernie Leighton (piano) George Barnes, 10 others (guitar) Jack Lesberg (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
Fine Recording, NYC, 1961
1. F23122Should I
2. F23123Too Marvelous For Words
3. F23124Waitin' At The End Of The Road
4. F23125Liza
5. F23126Jeepers Creepers
6. F23127Singin' In The Rain
7. F23128Have You Met Miss Jones
8. F23129Runnin' Wild
9. F23130Indiana
10. F23131Pickin' Plenty
11. F23132Sugar (That Sugar Baby Of Mine)
12. F23133Guitars' Galore
** also issued on Mercury PPS 6020.

PPS 2021   Xavier Cugat And His Orchestra - Cugat Plays Continental Hits

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** also issued on Mercury PPS 6021.

PPS 2022   David Carroll And His Orchestra - All The World Dances

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** also issued on Mercury PPS 6022.

PPS 2023   Pete Rugolo And His Orchestra - 10 Saxophones And 2 Basses

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** also issued on Mercury PPS 6023. Wing SRW 16391 entitled "Pete Rugolo - Ten Saxophones And Two Basses".

PPS 2024   Frederick Fennel Conducts Cole Porter

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** also issued on Mercury PPS 6024.

PPS 2025   Los Chavales De Espana - Spanish Fire

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** also issued on Mercury PPS 6025.

PPS 2026   Caesar Giovannini - The Brilliant Sound Of Pianos And Percussion

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** also issued on Mercury PPS 6026.

PPS 2027   Richard Hayman And His Orchestra - Gypsy

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** also issued on Mercury PPS 6027.

PPS 2028   Billy Byers - Impressions Of Duke Ellington

Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Doc Severinsen, Clark Terry (trumpet) Wayne Andre, Jimmy Cleveland, Melba Liston, Tony Studd (trombone) Ray Alonge, Jim Buffington, Don Corrado, Bob Northern (French horn) Harvey Phillips (tuba) Jerry Dodgion (flute, clarinet, alto sax) Eric Dixon (flute, tenor sax) Sol Schlinger (baritone sax, bass clarinet) Patti Bown (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Eddie Costa, Ed Shaughnessy (percussion) Billy Byers (arranger, conductor) Quincy Jones (producer)
NYC, December 29, 1961
F23261Mood Indigo
F23262Just Squeeze Me
F23263All Too Soon
F23264Solitude
Jack Rains (trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Spencer Sinatra (tenor sax) replaces Andre, Corrado, Dixon
NYC, January 5, 1962
23267Caravan
23268Don't Get Around Much Anymore
23269Chelsea Bridge
23270I'm Beginning To See The Light
Al DeRisi (trumpet) Eric Dixon (tenor sax) replaces Severinsen, Sinatra
NYC, January 12, 1962
F23333Sophisticated Lady
F23334Take The "A" Train
** also issued on Mercury PPS 6028.

PPS 2029   Eddie Layton - Organ Sounds And Percussion

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** also issued on Mercury PPS 6029.

PPS 2030   Carl Stevens - African Sounds

no details
** also issued on Mercury PPS 6030.

PPS 2031   Tak Shindo - Far East Goes Western

unknown (iron pipes) unknown (harp) unknown (xylophone) unknown (marimba) unknown (banjo) unknown (koto) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) unknown (#1 cymbals) unknown (#2 cymbals) unknown (coconut shell) unknown (temple block) unknown (Japanese bells) unknown (gongs) unknown (shamisen) clarinets, flutes, Tak Shindo (arranger, conductor)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, 1962
F24073The Green Leaves Of Summer
F24074On The Trail
F24075I'm An Old Cowhand
F24076Deep In The Heart Of Texas
F24090Jungle Jangle Jingle
F24091San Antonio Rose
F24092Wagon Wheels
F24093High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me)
F24183Tumbling Tumbleweeds
F24184Buttons And Bows
F24185The Last Round-Up
** also issued on Mercury PPS 6031.