Mercury Records Discography: 1946

1946

Billy Eckstine And His Orchestra

Kenny Dorham, Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Raymond Orr (trumpet) Chippy Outcalt, Robert Scott, Gerald Valentine (trombone) Norris Turney, Bob "Junior" Williams (alto sax) Gene Ammons, Arthur Simmons (tenor sax) Tate Houston (baritone sax) possibly Richard Ellington (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Bill McMahon (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals)
NYC, January 3, 1946
NSC100I Only Have Eyes For YouNational 9076; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC103You're My EverythingNational 9052; EmArcy MG 36030; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC104I've Got To Pass Your HouseNational 9020; Savoy SJL 1127
NSC105The Jitney ManNational 9049; Savoy SJL 2214, SVY 17028
* Savoy SJL 2214   Billy Eckstine - Mr. B And The Band
* EmArcy MG 36030   Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"
* Savoy SJL 1127   Billy Eckstine Sings
* Savoy SVY 17028   Kenny Dorham - Blues In Bebop
* National 9076   Billy Eckstine - I Only Have Eyes For You / Blues
* National 9052   Billy Eckstine - You're My Everything / Cool Breeze
* National 9020   Billy Eckstine - It Ain't Like That / I've Got To Pass Your House
* National 9049   Billy Eckstine - The Jitney Man / Sophisticated Lady

Dinah Washington With Gus Chappell's Orchestra

Willie Cook, Harry "Pee Wee" Jackson (trumpet) Gus Chappell (trombone) possibly Dave Young (tenor sax) possibly Rudy Martin (piano) possibly Bill Settles (bass) Oliver Coleman (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals)
Chicago, IL, January 14, 1946
201Embraceable YouMercury 2053, 8030, 1341x45, MG 25138, MG 20119
202-2I Can't Get Started With YouMercury 2052, EP 1-3023, MG 25060, MG 20120
203When A Woman Loves A ManMercury 2053, 8010, (J) 18PJ-10052/54
204Joy JuiceMercury 2052, (J) 18PJ-10052/54, 314 528 292-2
* Mercury MG 20119   Dinah Washington - Music For A First Love
* Mercury MG 20120   Dinah Washington - Music For Late Hours
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 1 - 1946-1949
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury MG 25138   Dynamic Dinah! - The Great Voice Of Dinah Washington
* Mercury MG 25060   Dinah Washington
* Mercury EP 1-3023   Presenting Dinah Washington
* Mercury 1341x45   Dinah Washington - Embraceable You / What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry
= Mercury A 135x45   Dynamic Dinah - The Great Voice Of Dinah Washington
* Mercury 2053   Dinah Washington - Embraceable You / When A Woman Loves A Man
* Mercury 8030   Dinah Washington - Embraceable You / That's Why A Woman Loves A Heel
* Mercury 2052   Dinah Washington - I Can't Get Started With You / Joy Juice
* Mercury 8010   Dinah Washington - When A Woman Loves A Man / Oo Wee Walkie Talkie

Ted Nash Quintet

Joe Thomas (trumpet) Ted Nash (tenor sax) Geoff Clarkson (piano) Trigger Alpert (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Marie Bryant (vocals -2,3)
NYC, January 25, 1946
1. HL117-2The Girl In My Dreams Tries To Look Like YouKeynote K628; EmArcy MG 36023; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
2. HL118-3A Pocketful Of DreamsKeynote K628; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
3. HL119-4On The Sunny Side Of The StreetMercury MG 20016, (J) 18PJ-1051/71
4. HL120-3Wick's KicksKeynote K656; Mercury 1099, MG 20016; EmArcy MG 26026, EP 1-6043; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
* EmArcy MG 36023   Various Artists - Battle Of The Saxes
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* Mercury MG 20016   Various Artists - Tenor Jazz
* EmArcy MG 26026   Various Artists - Holiday In Sax
* EmArcy EP 1-6043   Various Artists - Reeds Featuring Coleman Hawkins
* Keynote K628   Ted Nash - The Girl In My Dreams / I've Got A Pocketful Of Dreams
* Keynote K656   Cozy Cole, Ted Nash - They Didn't Believe Me / Wick's Kicks
= Keynote K136   Various Artists - Tenor Jazz
* Mercury 1099   Cozy Cole - They Didn't Believe Me / Wick's Kicks

Pete Johnson's All Stars

Hot Lips Page (trumpet) J.C. Higginbotham (trombone) Albert Nicholas (clarinet) Ben Webster (tenor sax) Pete Johnson (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) Al Hall (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, January 31, 1946
NSC110Ben Rides OutNational 4008; EmArcy MG 36023; Savoy MG 14018, SJL 2218
-Ben Rides Out (alternate take)Savoy SJL 2218
NSC111Page Mr. TrumpetNational 4007; EmArcy MG 36017; Savoy MG 14018, SJL 2218
-Page Mr. Trumpet (alternate take)Savoy SJL 2218
NSC112J.C. From K.C.National 4006; EmArcy EP 1-6131, MG 36038; Savoy MG 14018, SJL 2218
NSC113Pete's HousewarmingNational 4005; Savoy SJL 2218
* EmArcy MG 36023   Various Artists - Battle Of The Saxes
* Savoy MG 14018   Pete Johnson - House Rent Party
= Savoy MG 12199   Pete Johnson - Pete's Blues
* Savoy SJL 2218   Various Artists - All Star Swing Groups
* EmArcy MG 36017   Various Artists - Trumpet Interlude
* EmArcy MG 36038   Various Artists - Boning Up The 'Bones
* EmArcy EP 1-6131   Various Artists - Boning Up On 'Bones
* National 4008   Pete Johnson - Ben Rides Out / Mr. Clarinet Knocks Twice
* National 4007   Pete Johnson - Mutiny In The Doghouse / Page Mr. Trumpet
* National 4006   Pete Johnson - Mr. Drum Meets Mr. Piano / J.C. From K.C.
* National 4005   Pete Johnson - Pete's Housewarming / Pete's Lonesome Blues

Buddy Rich And His Orchestra

Paul Cohn, Bitsy Mullens, Jim Pupa, Carl Warwick (trumpet) Sam Hyster, Johnny Mandel, Earl Swope (trombone) Romeo Penque (alto sax) George Berg, Mick Blanos (tenor sax) Sid Brown (baritone sax) Tony Nichols (piano) Lenny Mirabella (guitar) Joe Shulman (bass) Buddy Rich (drums, vocals) Dorothy Reid (vocals -2,4)
NYC, February 5, 1946
1. 213-1Dateless BrownMercury 2068, 5022; EmArcy MG 36071, EMS 2-402
2. 214-1/2You've Got Me Crying AgainMercury 2060
3. 215-1/2Desperate DesmondMercury 2060, 5022; EmArcy MG 36071, EMS 2-402
4. 216-1It Couldn't Be TrueMercury 2068
* EmArcy MG 36071   Various Artists - Vol. 8 - The Jazz Giants - Drum Role
* EmArcy EMS 2-402   Buddy Rich - Both Sides
* Mercury 2068, 3001   Buddy Rich - It Couldn't Be True / Dateless Brown
* Mercury 5022, 5022x45   Buddy Rich - Dateless Brown / Desperate Desmond
* Mercury 2060, 3012   Buddy Rich - You've Got Me Crying Again / Desperate Desmond

Rex Stewart And His Rextet

Rex Stewart (cornet -1,2, cornet, vocals -3,4) Stafford Simon (trumpet) Sandy Williams (trombone) Pete Clark (tenor sax) Mike Colucchio (piano) Wilson Myers (bass, vocals -1, bass -2/4) Bazeley "Bay" Perry (drums)
NYC, February 8, 1946
1. 236-1B.O. BluesMercury 8008
2. -Boy Meets HornMercury 8001
3. 237-1Jug Blues-
4. 239That's RhythmMercury 8008
* Mercury 8008   Rex Stewart - B.O. Blues / That's Rhythm
* Mercury 8001   Rex Stewart - Boy Meets Horn / Jug Blues

The Keynoters

Willie Smith (alto sax) Nat King Cole (piano) Red Callender (bass) Jackie Mills (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 16, 1946
HL121-1I Can't Believe That You're In Love With MeMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL121-2-Mercury EP 1-3095; EmArcy MG 26000, EP 1-6007, MG 36050; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL122-1The Way You Look TonightMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL122-4-Keynote K629; Mercury MG 25075, EP 1-3095; EmArcy MG 26000, EP 1-6007, MG 36050; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL123-1Airness A La NatMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL123-2-Keynote K629; Mercury MG 25075, EP 1-3095; EmArcy MG 26000, EP 1-6007; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL124-3My Old FlameEmArcy MG 26000, EP 1-6007; Mercury EP 1-3095, (J) 18PJ-1051/71
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* EmArcy MG 36050   Various Artists - Vol. 3 - The Jazz Giants - Reeds, Part 1
* EmArcy MG 26000   Willie Smith And His Friends - Relaxing After Hours
* Mercury MG 25075   Alto Sax Artistry Featuring Willie Smith
* EmArcy EP 1-6007   Willie Smith - Relaxing After Hours
* Keynote K629   The Keynoters - The Way You Look Tonight / Airiness A La Nat
* Mercury EP 1-3095   The Keynoters (no details)

Babe Russin Quartet

Babe Russin (tenor sax) Arnold Ross (piano) Red Callender (bass) Jackie Mills (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 20, 1946
HL125-4Like Someone In LoveKeynote K630; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL126-5All The Things You Are-
HL127-4I Heard You Cry Last NightMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL128-2Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart-
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* Keynote K630   Babe Russin - Like Someone In Love / All The Things You Are

Mannie Klein All Stars

Mannie Klein (trumpet) Babe Russin (tenor sax) Skitch Henderson (piano) George Van Eps (guitar) Artie Shapiro (bass) Jackie Mills (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 22, 1946
HL129-5Give Me Something To Remember You ByMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL130-2After You've Gone-
HL131-1Bei Mir Bist Du SchonKeynote K631; EmArcy MG 36017
HL132-2At SundownKeynote K631
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* EmArcy MG 36017   Various Artists - Trumpet Interlude
* Keynote K631   Mannie Klein - At Sundown / Bei Mir Bist Du Schon

Billy Eckstine And His Orchestra

Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Fats Navarro, Raymond Orr (trumpet) Chippy Outcalt, Robert Scott, Gerald Valentine (trombone) Norris Turney, Bob "Junior" Williams (alto sax) Gene Ammons, Josh Jackson (tenor sax) Leo Parker (baritone sax) possibly Jimmy Golden (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Bill McMahon (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals)
NYC, February, 1946
NSC114BlueNational 9018; EmArcy EP 1-6041, MG 26025, MG 36029; Regent MG 6054; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC115Second Balcony JumpNational 9018; EmArcy MG 36016; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC116Gloomy SundayNational 9037; Regent MG 6054; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC117Tell Me Pretty BabyNational 9019; EmArcy EP 1-6041, MG 26025, MG 36029; Regent MG 6053; Savoy SJL 2214
* EmArcy MG 36029   Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale
* Regent MG 6054   Billy Eckstine - My Deep Blue Dream
* Savoy SJL 2214   Billy Eckstine - Mr. B And The Band
* EmArcy MG 36016   Various Artists - The Advance Guard Of The '40s
* Regent MG 6053   Billy Eckstine - The Duke, The Blues And Me
* EmArcy MG 26025   Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale
* EmArcy EP 1-6041   Billy Eckstine - Billy's Blues
* National 9018   Billy Eckstine - Blue / Second Balcony Jump
* National 9037   Billy Eckstine - Gloomy Sunday / In The Still Of The Night
* National 9019   Billy Eckstine - You Call It Madness / Tell Me Pretty Baby

Babe Russin Quintet

Babe Russin (tenor sax) Tommy Todd (piano) Al Hendrickson (guitar) Jud De Naut (bass) Jackie Mills (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 8, 1946
HL134Easy To LoveEmArcy MG 36023, EP 1-6126; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL135Whitsett (aka 5054 Whitsett)Keynote K654; Mercury 1097, MG 20016; EmArcy MG 26026, EP 1-6042; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
* EmArcy MG 36023   Various Artists - Battle Of The Saxes
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* Mercury MG 20016   Various Artists - Tenor Jazz
* EmArcy MG 26026   Various Artists - Holiday In Sax
* EmArcy EP 1-6126   Various Artists - Battle Of The Saxes
* EmArcy EP 1-6042   Various Artists - Holiday In Sax
* Keynote K654   Corky Corcoran, Babe Russin - You Know It / 5054 Whitsett
= Keynote K136   Various Artists - Tenor Jazz
* Mercury 1097   Corky Corcoran, Emmett Berry - You Know It / Whitsett (aka 5054 Whitsett)

Herbie Haymer's Orchestra

Clyde Hurley (trumpet) Heinie Beau (clarinet) Herbie Haymer (tenor sax) Tommy Todd (piano) Dave Barbour (guitar) Phil Stephens (bass) Nick Fatool (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 30, 1946
HL138I Saw StarsKeynote K640; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL139Sweet And Lovely-
HL140China BoyKeynote K655; Mercury 1098, MG 20016; EmArcy MG 26026, EP 1-6042; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* Mercury MG 20016   Various Artists - Tenor Jazz
* EmArcy MG 26026   Various Artists - Holiday In Sax
* EmArcy EP 1-6042   Various Artists - Holiday In Sax
* Keynote K640   Herbie Haymer - I Saw Stars / Sweet And Lovely
* Keynote K655   Coleman Hawkins - Under A Blanket Of Blue / Herbie Haymer - China Boy
= Keynote K136   Various Artists - Tenor Jazz
* Mercury 1098   Coleman Hawkins - Under A Blanket Of Blue / Herbie Haymer - China Boy

Billy Eckstine And His Orchestra

Boonie Hazel, Shorty McConnell, Fats Navarro, Raymond Orr (trumpet) Chippy Outcalt, Robert Scott, Gerald Valentine (trombone) Norris Turney, Bob "Junior" Williams (alto sax) Gene Ammons, Josh Jackson (tenor sax) Leo Parker (baritone sax) possibly Jimmy Golden (piano) Connie Wainwright (guitar) Bill McMahon (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals)
NYC, March, 1946
NSC122Love Is The ThingNational 9125; Regent MG 6054; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC123Without A SongNational 9061; EmArcy EP 1-6116, MG 36010; Regent MG 6054; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC124Cool BreezeNational 9052, 9132; EmArcy MG 36038; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC125Don't Take Your Love From MeNational 9023; Savoy SJL 2214
* Regent MG 6054   Billy Eckstine - My Deep Blue Dream
* Savoy SJL 2214   Billy Eckstine - Mr. B And The Band
* EmArcy MG 36010   Billy Eckstine - I Surrender, Dear
* EmArcy MG 36038   Various Artists - Boning Up The 'Bones
* EmArcy EP 1-6116   Billy Eckstine - ???
* National 9125   Billy Eckstine - Oo Bop Sh' Bam / Love Is The Thing
* National 9061   Billy Eckstine - Without A Song / Say It Isn't So
* National 9052   Billy Eckstine - You're My Everything / Cool Breeze
* National 9132   Billy Eckstine - Cool Breeze / Serenade In Blue
* National 9023   Billy Eckstine - All The Things You Are / Don't Take Your Love From Me

Clyde Hurley And His Orchestra

Clyde Hurley (trumpet) Murray McEachern (alto sax) Babe Russin (tenor sax) Tommy Todd (piano) Dave Barbour (guitar) Artie Bernstein (bass) Nick Fatool (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, April 3, 1946
HL141-3I've Got A Feeling I'm FallingMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL142-3Dancing On The Ceiling-
HL143-1Out Of NowhereKeynote K633; EmArcy MG 36018, EP 1-6128; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL144-3On The TrailKeynote K633; EmArcy MG 36017; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* EmArcy MG 36018   Various Artists - Alto Altitude
* EmArcy MG 36017   Various Artists - Trumpet Interlude
* EmArcy EP 1-6128   Various Artists - Alto Altitude
* Keynote K633   Clyde Hurley - On The Trail / Out Of Nowhere

Dinah Washington With Gerald Wilson Orchestra

Gerald Wilson, Snooky Young (trumpet) Melba Liston, James Robinson (trombone) Clyde Dunn, Vernon Slater (tenor sax) Maurice Simon (baritone sax) Jimmy Bunn (piano) unknown (bass) Henry Green (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals) Rene Hall (arranger)
Chicago, IL, April 6, 1946
392Oo Wee Walkie TalkieMercury 8010; EmArcy 814 184-1; Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54
393The Man I LoveMercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54
394You Didn't Want Me Then-
* EmArcy 814 184-1   Dinah Washington - A Slick Chick (On The Mellow Side)
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 1 - 1946-1949
* Mercury 8010   Dinah Washington - When A Woman Loves A Man / Oo Wee Walkie Talkie

Juan Tizol And His Orchestra

Dick Cathcart (trumpet) Juan Tizol (valve trombone) Willie Smith (alto sax -1/3, alto sax, vocals -4) Babe Russin (tenor sax) Arnold Ross (piano) Irving Ashby (guitar) Ed Mihelich (bass) Nick Fatool (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, April 7, 1946
1. HL149-2Keb-LahKeynote K649; EmArcy MG 36038; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
2. HL150-2The Sphinx-
3. HL151-3ZanzibarKeynote K635; EmArcy MG 36038; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
4. HL152-1You Can't Have Your Cake And Eat ItKeynote K635; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
* EmArcy MG 36038   Various Artists - Boning Up The 'Bones
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* Keynote K649   Juan Tizol - Keb-Lah / The Sphinx
* Keynote K635   Juan Tizol - Zanzibar / You Can't Have Your Cake And Eat It

Albert Ammons And His Rhythm Kings

Gene Ammons (tenor sax -1/4) Albert Ammons (piano) Ike Perkins (guitar) Israel Crosby (bass) Jack Cooley (drums) Mildred Anderson (vocals -1,2)
Chicago, IL, April 8, 1946
1. 328-1Doin' The Boogie WoogieMercury 8007, 314 528 292-2
2. 328-4-Mercury 8007 (alt.)
3. 329-1Lady Be GoodMercury 8115
4. 330Mr. Bell Boogie (Suitcase Blues)Mercury 314 528 292-2
5. 331-1Boogie Woogie At The Civic OperaMercury 8007 (alt.), 801x45, 8210, MG 25012
6. 331-4-Mercury 8007
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury MG 25012   Albert Ammons - Boogie Woogie Piano
* Mercury 801x45   Albert Ammons - Boogie Woogie At The Civic Opera / Swanee River Boogie
= Mercury A 1001x45   Albert Ammons
* Mercury 8007   Albert Ammons - Doin' The Boogie Woogie / Boogie Woogie At The Civic Opera
* Mercury 8007 (alt.)   Albert Ammons - Doin' The Boogie Woogie / Boogie Woogie At The Civic Opera (some pressings)
* Mercury 8115   Albert Ammons - Lady Be Good / Mr. Bell Boogie
* Mercury 8210, 8210x45   Albert Ammons - Boogie Woogie At The Civic Opera / Swanee River Boogie

Erroll Garner Trio

Erroll Garner (piano) Red Callender (bass) Nick Fatool (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, April 9, 1946
332-1Full Moon And Empty ArmsMercury 1033, MG 20009, MG 25157; EmArcy EP 1-6073, MG 36049
333-1/2FrantonalityMercury 5008, MG 25157; EmArcy EP 1-6073; Mercury MG 20662
334-1If I Loved YouMercury 1034, A 159x45, MG 20009, MG 25157; EmArcy MG 36049
335-1For YouMercury 1034, MG 20009, MG 25117
* Mercury MG 20009   Errol Garner - At The Piano
* EmArcy MG 36049   Various Artists - Vol. 2 - The Jazz Giants - The Piano Players
* Mercury MG 20662, SR 60662   Erroll Garner - Plays Misty
* Mercury MG 25157; EmArcy MG 26042   Erroll Garner - Gone With Garner
* Mercury MG 25117   Erroll Garner - At The Piano
* EmArcy EP 1-6073   Erroll Garner - Gone With Garner
* Mercury A 159x45   Erroll Garner - Gone With Garner
* Mercury 1033, 1033x45   Erroll Garner - Frantonality / Memories Of You
= Mercury A 24   Erroll Garner And His Piano
* Mercury 5008, 5008x45   Erroll Garner - Frantonality / Where Or When
* Mercury 1034, 1034x45   Erroll Garner - If I Loved You / For You
= Mercury A 24   Erroll Garner And His Piano

Phil Napoleon's Emperors Of Jazz

Phil Napoleon (trumpet) Lou McGarity (trombone) Joe Dixon (clarinet) Frank Signorelli (piano) Chuck Wayne (guitar) Felix Giobbe (bass) Tony Spargo (drums)
NYC, April 10, 1946
SWFD10-1At The Jazz Band BallMercury MG 25078; EmArcy EP 1-6016, MG 36033
SWFD10-2Clarinet MarmaladeMercury MG 25078; EmArcy EP 1-6015, MG 36033
SWFD10-3Little Emperor BluesMercury MG 25078; EmArcy EP 1-6016, MG 36033
SWFD10-4Muskrat RambleMercury MG 25078; EmArcy EP 1-6015, MG 36033
* EmArcy MG 36033   Phil Napoleon's Emperors Of Jazz - Dixieland Classics
* Mercury MG 25078; EmArcy MG 26008   Phil Napoleon's Emperors Of Jazz - Dixieland Classics, Vol. 1
* EmArcy EP 1-6016   Phil Napoleon - Music From Dixie
* EmArcy EP 1-6015   Phil Napoleon - Dixieland Classics, Vol. 1

Phil Napoleon's Emperors Of Jazz

Phil Napoleon (trumpet) Lou McGarity (trombone) Peanuts Hucko (clarinet) Frank Signorelli (piano) Chuck Wayne (guitar) Felix Giobbe (bass) Tony Spargo (drums)
NYC, April 12, 1946
SWFD12-5Fidgety FeetMercury MG 25078; EmArcy EP 1-6016, MG 36033
SWFD12-6Nobody's SweetheartMercury MG 25078; EmArcy EP 1-6015, MG 36033
SWFD12-7Royal Garden Blues-
SWFD12-8Tigar RagMercury MG 25078; EmArcy EP 1-6016, MG 36033
* EmArcy MG 36033   Phil Napoleon's Emperors Of Jazz - Dixieland Classics
* Mercury MG 25078; EmArcy MG 26008   Phil Napoleon's Emperors Of Jazz - Dixieland Classics, Vol. 1
* EmArcy EP 1-6016   Phil Napoleon - Music From Dixie
* EmArcy EP 1-6015   Phil Napoleon - Dixieland Classics, Vol. 1

Phil Napoleon's Emperors Of Jazz

Phil Napoleon (trumpet) Vernon Brown (trombone) Sal Franzella (clarinet) Frank Signorelli (piano) Chuck Wayne (guitar) Felix Giobbe (bass) Tony Spargo (drums -1/3, drums, vocals -4)
NYC, April 16, 1946
1. SWFE16-15Sensation RagMercury MG 25079; EmArcy EP 1-6017, MG 36033
2. SWFE16-16Livery Stable BluesMercury MG 25079; EmArcy EP 1-6018, MG 36055
3. SWFE16-17That's A Plenty-
4. SWFE16-18Sister KateMercury MG 25079; EmArcy EP 1-6017, MG 36033
* EmArcy MG 36033   Phil Napoleon's Emperors Of Jazz - Dixieland Classics
* EmArcy MG 36055   Various Artists - Vol. 7 - The Jazz Giants - Dixieland
* Mercury MG 25079; EmArcy MG 26009   Phil Napoleon's Emperors Of Jazz - Dixieland Classics, Vol. 2
* EmArcy EP 1-6017   Phil Napoleon - Dixieland Classics, Vol. 2
* EmArcy EP 1-6018   Phil Napoleon's Emperors Of Jazz (no details)

Phil Napoleon's Emperors Of Jazz

Phil Napoleon (trumpet) Vernon Brown (trombone) Sal Franzella (clarinet) Frank Signorelli (piano) Chuck Wayne (guitar) Felix Giobbe (bass) Tony Spargo (drums)
NYC, April 17, 1946
SWFE17-19Satanic BluesMercury MG 25079; EmArcy EP 1-6018, MG 36055
SWFE17-20I'll Never Be The SameMercury MG 25079; EmArcy EP 1-6017, MG 36033
SWFE17-21South Rampart Street Parade-
SWFE17-22Bugle Call RagMercury MG 25079; EmArcy EP 1-6018, MG 36055
* EmArcy MG 36055   Various Artists - Vol. 7 - The Jazz Giants - Dixieland
* EmArcy MG 36033   Phil Napoleon's Emperors Of Jazz - Dixieland Classics
* Mercury MG 25079; EmArcy MG 26009   Phil Napoleon's Emperors Of Jazz - Dixieland Classics, Vol. 2
* EmArcy EP 1-6017   Phil Napoleon - Dixieland Classics, Vol. 2
* EmArcy EP 1-6018   Phil Napoleon's Emperors Of Jazz (no details)

Benny Carter Quintet

Benny Carter (alto sax) Sonny White (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1946
HL153-1MoonglowMercury 830 965-2
HL153-2-Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71, 830 965-2
HL153-4-Mercury 830 965-2
HL154-1Give Me Something To Remember You By-
HL154-3-Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71, 830 965-2
HL155-1Lady Be GoodMercury 830 965-2
HL155-2--
HL155-3-Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71, 830 965-2
HL156-1Deep PurpleMercury 830 965-2
HL156-3--
HL156-5-Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71, 830 965-2
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* Mercury 830 965-2   The Essential Keynote Collection 7 - The Complete Benny Carter

Bernie Leighton Quintet

Peanuts Hucko (clarinet) Bernie Leighton (piano) Hy White (guitar) Trigger Alpert (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, April 29, 1946
KRW8Waiting For LeightonKeynote K645
* Keynote K645   Bernie Leighton - Waitin' For Leighton / I See Your Face Before Me
= Keynote K133   Bernie Leighton - Piano

Marie Bryant

Peanuts Hucko (clarinet) Bernie Leighton (piano) Hy White (guitar) Trigger Alpert (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Marie Bryant (vocals) The Midtowners (vocal group)
NYC, April 29, 1946
KRW6Blue SkiesKeynote K632
KRW7Ice Cream Brick-
* Keynote K632   Marie Bryant - Blue Skies / Ice Cream Brick

Arnold Ross Quintet

Benny Carter (alto sax) Arnold Ross (piano) Allan Reuss (guitar) Artie Bernstein (bass) Nick Fatool (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, April, 1946
HL145-1The Moon Is LowMercury 830 965-2
HL145-2-Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71, 830 965-2
HL145-4-EmArcy MG 26029; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71, 830 965-2
HL146-1Stairway To The StarsKeynote K648; EmArcy MG 26029; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71, 830 965-2
HL147-2Bye Bye BluesMercury 830 965-2
HL147-3--
HL147-4-Keynote K648; EmArcy MG 26029; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71, 830 965-2
HL148-1I Don't Know Why I Love You, Like I DoEmArcy MG 26029; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71, 830 965-2
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* Mercury 830 965-2   The Essential Keynote Collection 7 - The Complete Benny Carter
* EmArcy MG 26029   Arnold Ross, Lennie Tristano - Holiday In Piano
* Keynote K648   Arnold Ross - Stairway To The Stars / Bye Bye Blues

Bill Harris And His New Music

Bill Harris (valve trombone) Ted Wheeler (flute) Salvatore Delegge, John LaPorta (clarinet) Mickey Folus (bass clarinet) Ralph Burns (piano, arranger) George Barnes (guitar) Chubby Jackson (bass) Barrett Deems (drums)
Chicago, IL, May 6, 1946
HL157-3Everything Happens To MeKeynote K634; EmArcy MG 36038; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL158-2FrustrationMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL158-5-Keynote K634; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
* EmArcy MG 36038   Various Artists - Boning Up The 'Bones
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* Keynote K634   Bill Harris - Everything Happens To Me / Frustration

Clyde McCoy And His Orchestra

Clyde McCoy (trumpet) Billie Jane Bennett (vocals -2,4) unidentified orchestra
Detroit, MI, May 11, 1946
1. 1715-2/P5Sugar BluesMercury 5118, MG 25034, EP 1-3054, MG 20110, MG 20583
2. 1716/P6Tear It DownMercury 5559, MG 25034, EP 1-3054, MG 20110
3. 1717/P7Basin Street BluesMercury MG 25034, EP 1-3054, MG 20110
4. 1718/P8Put That Ring On My Fingerunissued
* Mercury MG 20110   Dancing To The Blues With Clyde McCoy
* Mercury MG 20583, SR 60249   Various Artists - More Golden Goodies - Songs That Sold A Million
* Mercury MG 25034   Clyde McCoy - Sugar Blues
* Mercury EP 1-3054   Clyde McCoy - ???
* Mercury 5118   Clyde McCoy - Sugar Blues / 'Way Down Yonder In New Orleans
* Mercury 5559   Clyde McCoy - Tear It Down / Stormy Weather

Ann Hathaway With Ellis Larking And His Orchestra

Irving "Mouse" Randolph (trumpet) Henderson Chambers (trombone) Edmond Hall (clarinet) Ellis Larkins (piano) Eugene Fields (guitar) Al Hall (bass) Jimmy Crawford (drums) Ann Hathaway (vocals)
NYC, June 20, 1946
KVH1Come Rain Or Come ShineKeynote K641; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
KVH4Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea-
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* Keynote K641   Ann Hathaway - Come Rain Or Come Shine / Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea

Clyde McCoy And His Orchestra

Clyde McCoy (trumpet) Billie Jane Bennett (vocals -4) unidentified orchestra
Detroit, MI, June 29, 1946
1. 1719/P88At SundownMercury MG 25034, MG 20110
2. 1720/P89'Way Down Yonder In New OrleansMercury 5118, MG 25034, EP 1-3179, MG 20110
3. 1721/P90There's Good Blues TonightMercury MG 25034
4. 1722-1/P91Oh Baby What You Do To MeMercury 5136, MG 25141, EP 1-3179, MG 20110
* Mercury MG 20110   Dancing To The Blues With Clyde McCoy
* Mercury MG 25034   Clyde McCoy - Sugar Blues
* Mercury MG 25141   Clyde McCoy - Date For Dancing
* Mercury EP 1-3179   Clyde McCoy - Late For Dancing
* Mercury 5118   Clyde McCoy - Sugar Blues / 'Way Down Yonder In New Orleans
* Mercury 5136   Clyde McCoy - Mississippi Mud / Oh Baby What You Do To Me

Albert Ammons And His Rhythm Kings

Gene Ammons (tenor sax -4/6) Albert Ammons (piano) Ike Perkins (guitar) Israel Crosby (bass) Jack Cooley (drums -1/3,7, drums, vocals -4/6)
Chicago, IL, July 2, 1946
1. 430-1Swanee River BoogieMercury 8022
2. 430-3-Mercury 8022 (alt.1), 8210, A 801x45, 70158, MG 25012, EP 1-3044
3. 430-6-Mercury 8022 (alt.2)
4. 431-1Why I'm Leaving YouMercury 8140
5. 432-3I Don't Want To See You (If You Can't See You By Myself)Mercury 8022
6. 432-4-Mercury 8022 (alt.1), 70158
7. 433-1Red Sails In The SunsetMercury 8205
* Mercury MG 25012   Albert Ammons - Boogie Woogie Piano
* Mercury EP 1-3044   Albert Ammons - Boogie Woogie Piano
* Mercury 8022   Albert Ammons - Swanee River Boogie / I Don't Want To See You
* Mercury 8022 (alt.1)   Albert Ammons - Swanee River Boogie / I Don't Want To See You (some pressings)
* Mercury 8210, 8210x45   Albert Ammons - Boogie Woogie At The Civic Opera / Swanee River Boogie
* Mercury 70158, 70158x45   Albert Ammons - Swanee River Boogie / I Don't Want To See You
* Mercury 8022 (alt.2)   Albert Ammons - Swanee River Boogie / I Don't Want To See You (some pressings)
* Mercury 8140   Albert Ammons - Why I'm Leaving You
* Mercury 8205   Albert Ammons - Red Sails In The Sunset / Margie
* Mercury A 801x45   Albert Ammons And His Rhythm Kings (no details)

Erroll Garner Trio

Erroll Garner (piano) Red Callender (bass) Lou Singer (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 14, 1946
450-1Memories Of YouMercury 1033, MG 20009, MG 25117
451-1Blue SkiesMercury 1032, MG 20009, MG 25117
452-1Don't Blame MeMercury 1032, MG 20009, MG 25157, EP 1-3168
453-1/2Where Or WhenMercury 5008, MG 20662
* Mercury MG 20009   Errol Garner - At The Piano
* Mercury MG 20662, SR 60662   Erroll Garner - Plays Misty
* Mercury MG 25117   Erroll Garner - At The Piano
* Mercury MG 25157; EmArcy MG 26042   Erroll Garner - Gone With Garner
* Mercury 1033, 1033x45   Erroll Garner - Frantonality / Memories Of You
= Mercury A 24   Erroll Garner And His Piano
* Mercury 1032, 1032x45   Erroll Garner - Blue Skies / Don't Blame Me
= Mercury A 24   Erroll Garner And His Piano
* Mercury 5008, 5008x45   Erroll Garner - Frantonality / Where Or When
* Mercury EP 1-3168   Erroll Garner Trio (no details)

Bernie Leighton Quartet

Bernie Leighton (piano) Hy White (guitar) Trigger Alpert (bass) Dave Tough (drums)
NYC, August 9, 1946
HL159-1Beyond The MoonKeynote K643; Mercury MG 25068, (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL160-2Have You Met Miss JonesKeynote K644; Mercury MG 25068, (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL161-2I See Your Face Before MeKeynote K645; Mercury MG 25068, (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL162-3Moten SwingKeynote K644; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL163-2Things Are Looking UpKeynote K643; Mercury MG 25068, (J) 18PJ-1051/71
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* Mercury MG 25068   Bernie Leighton, Johnny Guarnieri - Piano Contrasts
= EmArcy MG 26018   Johnny Guarnieri, Bernie Leighton - Piano Stylings
* Keynote K643   Bernie Leighton - Beyond The Moon / Things Are Looking Up
= Keynote K133   Bernie Leighton - Piano
* Keynote K644   Bernie Leighton - Have You Met Miss Jones / Moten Swing
= Keynote K133   Bernie Leighton - Piano
* Keynote K645   Bernie Leighton - Waitin' For Leighton / I See Your Face Before Me
= Keynote K133   Bernie Leighton - Piano

Julia Lee With Tommy Douglas Orchestra

Clarence Davis (trumpet) Tommy Douglas (clarinet, alto sax) Harry Ferguson, Freddie Gulliver (tenor sax) Julia Lee (piano, vocals) Efferge Ware (guitar) Ben Curtis (bass) Sam "Baby" Lovett (drums)
Kansas City, KS, August 16, 1946
280If It's GoodMercury 8005, 314 528 292-2
281Show Me Missouri Blues-
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 8005   Julia Lee - If It's Good / Show Me Missouri Blues

Joe Thomas And His Orchestra

Joe Thomas (trumpet) Tyree Glenn (trombone) Hilton Jefferson (alto sax) Jerry Jerome (tenor sax) Bernie Leighton (piano) Hy White (guitar) Billy Taylor (bass) Lee Abrams (drums)
NYC, August 16, 1946
HL164-3You Can Depend On MeKeynote K642; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL165-2She Didn't See MeEmArcy MG 36018; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL166-2Black ButterflyKeynote K642; Mercury MG 25074; EmArcy EP 1-6022; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL167-2PocatelloEmArcy MG 36017, EP 1-6129; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* EmArcy MG 36018   Various Artists - Alto Altitude
* EmArcy MG 36017   Various Artists - Trumpet Interlude
* Mercury MG 25074   Various Artists - Hot Trumpet Ensembles
= EmArcy MG 26015   Various Artists - Holiday In Trumpet
* EmArcy EP 1-6022   Roy Eldridge - Little Jazz
* EmArcy EP 1-6129   Various Artists - Trumpet Interlude
* Keynote K642   Joe Thomas - You Can Depend On Me / Black Butterfly

Julia Lee With Tommy Douglas Orchestra

Clarence Davis (trumpet -1) Tommy Douglas (clarinet, alto sax -1) Harry Ferguson, Freddie Gulliver (tenor sax -1) Julia Lee (piano, vocals) Efferge Ware (guitar -1) Ben Curtis (bass) Sam "Baby" Lovett (drums)
Kansas City, KS, August 19, 1946
1. 282-1Lotus BlossomMercury 8013
2. 283-1Dream Lucky BluesMercury 8013, 314 528 292-2
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 8013   Julia Lee - Lotus Blossom / Dream Lucky Blues

Frankie Laine With Mannie Klein's All Stars

Mannie Klein (trumpet) Si Zentner (trombone) Don Bonnee (clarinet) Babe Russin (tenor sax) Carl Fischer (piano) George Van Eps (guitar) and others
Universal Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 27, 1946
479By The River Sainte MarieMercury 5007, 1431x45, MG 25007, EP 1-3071, MG 20080, MG 20587, C 30019x45; Wing MGW 12202-W
480September In The RainMercury 5003, 1306x45, 5275, EP 1-3001, MG 25026, MG 25124, MG 20080, MG 20587
481That's My DesireMercury 5007, 1432x45, MG 25007, EP 1-3021, EP 1-3077, MG 25170, MG 20080, MG 20587; Wing MGW 12202-W
482Ain't That Just Like A WomanMercury 5003, EP 1-3001, MG 25124, MG 20083
* Mercury MG 20080; Wing MGW 12202   Frankie Laine - That's My Desire
* Wing MGW 12202-W, SRW 16202-W   Frankie Laine - That's My Desire
* Mercury MG 20083   Frankie Laine - Songs For People Together
* Mercury MG 25007   Frankie Laine - Favorites
* Mercury MG 25026   Frankie Laine - ???
* Mercury MG 25124   Frankie Laine - Music Maestro Please
* Mercury EP 1-3071   Frankie Laine - Georgia On My Mind
* Mercury EP 1-3021   Frankie Laine - ???
* Mercury 1431x45   Frankie Laine - By The River Sainte Marie / But Beautiful
= Mercury A 165x45   Frankie Laine Favorites
* Mercury 1306x45   Frankie Laine - September In The Rain / Satan Wears A Satin Gown
= Mercury A 123x45   Frankie Laine
* Mercury 1432x45   Frankie Laine - That's My Desire / Georgia On My Mind
= Mercury A 165x45   Frankie Laine Favorites
* Mercury 5007, 5007x45   Frankie Laine - By The River Sainte Marie / That's My Desire
* Mercury 5003   Frankie Laine - September In The Rain / Ain't That Just Like A Woman
* Mercury 5275   Frankie Laine - September In The Rain / ???
* Mercury MG 20587, C 30019x45, EP 1-3001, EP 1-3077, MG 25170   Frankie Laine With Mannie Klein's All Stars (no details)

Lilyann Carol With Charlie Ventura And His Orchestra

Stan Fishelson, Neal Hefti, Al Stearns (trumpet) Jack Palmer (trumpet, vocals) Bob Ascher, Leo Checci, Saul Kaye (trombone) Tony Scott (clarinet, alto sax) Ed Scalzi (alto sax) Charlie Ventura (alto, soprano, tenor sax) Nick Jerrett, Barney Marino (tenor sax) Tony Ferina (baritone sax) Marjorie Hyams (vibes) Tony Aless (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Ellis Tollins (drums) Lilyann Carol (vocals -1,2)
NYC, September 6, 1946
1. NSC160Either It's Love Or It Isn'tNational 7013
2. NSC161Please Be KindNational 7015
3. NSC162MisirlouNational 7013; EmArcy MG 36015
4. NSC163How High The MoonNational 7015; EmArcy MG 36015
* EmArcy MG 36015; Universal (J) UCCM-9118   Charlie Ventura - Jumping With Ventura
* National 7013   Lilyann Carol - Either It's Love Or It Isn't / Charlie Ventura - Misirlou
* National 7015   Charlie Ventura - How High The Moon / Lilyann Carol - Please Be Kind

Tito Guizar And Jose Melis Orchestra

Tito Guizar (vocals) Jose Melis And His Orchestra
September 10, 1946
523Ay, Ay, Ay, Ay! My SerenadeMercury MG 25032, EP 1-3131, MG 20227
524I'll Never Love AgainMercury 5006, MG 25032, EP 1-3131, MG 20227
525Diez Minutos MasMercury MG 25032, MG 20227
526El Rancho GrandeMercury MG 25032, EP 1-3131, MG 20227
527He Like It! She Like It!Mercury 5006
528Linda MujerMercury MG 25032, MG 20227
529GuadalajarMercury MG 25032, EP 1-3131, MG 20227
* Mercury MG 20227; Wing MGW 12192   Tito Guizar - Romantic Mexico
* Mercury MG 25032   Tito Guizar
* Mercury 5006   Tito Guizar - I'll Never Love Again / He Like It! She Like It!
* Mercury EP 1-3131   Tito Guizar And Jose Melis Orchestra (no details)

George Barnes Sextet

Boyd Rolando (tenor sax) Frank Rullo (vibes) Earl Backus (guitar) George Barnes (electric guitar) Mike Rubin (bass) Dick Balridge (drums)
Chicago, IL, September 20, 1946
HL168-1Windy City FlashKeynote K653; Mercury MG 25158
HL169Barnes At Dublin'sKeynote K651; Mercury MG 25158
HL170Laughing At Life-
HL171-1Blue LouKeynote K646
* Mercury MG 25158   George Barnes, Bud Freeman - Jazz Vignettes
* Keynote K653   George Barnes - Windy City Flash / What's The Use
= Keynote K135   George Barnes Sextet
* Keynote K651   George Barnes - Barnes At Dublin's / Laughing At Life
= Keynote K135   George Barnes Sextet
* Keynote K646   George Barnes - Blue Lou / Quiet, Two Gibsons At Work

George Barnes Sextet

Boyd Rolando (tenor sax) Frank Rullo (vibes) Earl Backus (guitar) George Barnes (electric guitar) Mike Rubin (bass) Dick Balridge (drums): same personnel
Chicago, IL, September 23, 1946
HL172-2Quiet, Two Gibsons At WorkKeynote K646
HL173-3Pink ElephantsKeynote K652; Mercury MG 25158
HL174-1Lover Come Back To MeKeynote K652
HL175-1What's The UseKeynote K653
* Mercury MG 25158   George Barnes, Bud Freeman - Jazz Vignettes
* Keynote K646   George Barnes - Blue Lou / Quiet, Two Gibsons At Work
* Keynote K652   George Barnes - Pink Elephants / Lover Come Back To Me
= Keynote K135   George Barnes Sextet
* Keynote K653   George Barnes - Windy City Flash / What's The Use
= Keynote K135   George Barnes Sextet

Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson And His Orchestra

Vooley Bastine, John Hunt, Elmer "Stumpy" Whitlock (trumpet) Leon Comegys, Jesse "Rip" Tarrant (trombone) Frank Dominguez (alto sax) Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson (alto sax, vocals) Red Carman, Lee Pope (tenor sax) Greely Walton (baritone sax) Earl Van Riper (piano) Leonard "Heavy" Swain (bass) George "Butch" Ballard (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, October 2 or 3, 1946
558-2Cleanhead BluesMercury 8023, 314 528 292-2
559-2When A Woman Loves Her Juice-
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 8023   Eddie Vinson - Cleanhead Blues / When A Woman Loves Her Juice

Dinah Washington With Tab Smith Orchestra

Frank Galbraith, Russell Royster (trumpet) Tab Smith (alto sax) Johnny Hicks (tenor sax) Larry Belton (baritone sax) Red Richards (piano) Johnny Williams (bass) Walter Johnson (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals)
NYC, October 3, 1946
562-1A Slick Chick (On The Mellow Side) (alternate take)Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54
562-2A Slick Chick (On The Mellow Side)Mercury 8024; EmArcy 814 184-1; Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54
563-1Postman Blues (alternate take)Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54
563-4Postman BluesMercury 8024; EmArcy 814 184-1; Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54
564-2That's Why A Woman Loves A HeelMercury 8030; EmArcy 814 184-1; Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54
565-1Mean And Evil BluesMercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10052/54   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 1 - 1946-1949
* EmArcy 814 184-1   Dinah Washington - A Slick Chick (On The Mellow Side)
* Mercury 8024   Dinah Washington - A Slick Chick / Postman Blues
* Mercury 8030   Dinah Washington - Embraceable You / That's Why A Woman Loves A Heel

Billy Eckstine And His Orchestra

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
NSC164Oo Bop Sh' BamNational 9125; EmArcy MG 36038; Regent MG 6053; Savoy SJL 2214
-Oo Bop Sh' Bam (alternate take)Savoy SJL 2214
NSC165I Love The Loveliness Of YouNational 9030; EmArcy EP 1-6044, MG 26027, MG 36030
NSC166In The Still Of The NightNational 9037; EmArcy 16010, EP 1-6116, MG 26027, MG 36010; Regent MG 6054; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC167Jelly JellyNational 9021; EmArcy EP 1-6040, MG 26025, MG 36029; Mercury SR 61187; Regent MG 6053; Savoy SJL 2214
* EmArcy MG 36038   Various Artists - Boning Up The 'Bones
* Regent MG 6053   Billy Eckstine - The Duke, The Blues And Me
* Savoy SJL 2214   Billy Eckstine - Mr. B And The Band
* EmArcy MG 36030   Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"
* EmArcy MG 36010   Billy Eckstine - I Surrender, Dear
* Regent MG 6054   Billy Eckstine - My Deep Blue Dream
* EmArcy MG 36029   Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale
* Mercury SR 61187   Various Artists - Original Golden Soul, Vol. 2
= Mercury SRM 2-600   Various Artists - Original Gold Soul - 21 All Time Soul Greats
* EmArcy MG 26027   Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"
* EmArcy MG 26025   Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale
* EmArcy EP 1-6044   Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"
* EmArcy EP 1-6116   Billy Eckstine - ???
* EmArcy EP 1-6040   Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale
* National 9125   Billy Eckstine - Oo Bop Sh' Bam / Love Is The Thing
* National 9030   Billy Eckstine - Time On My Hands / I Love The Loveliness Of You
* National 9037   Billy Eckstine - Gloomy Sunday / In The Still Of The Night
* EmArcy 16010, 16010x45   Billy Eckstine - In A Sentimental Mood / In The Still Of The Night
* National 9021   Billy Eckstine - My Deep Blue Dream / Jelly Jelly

Billy Eckstine And His Orchestra

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) unidentified strings: add unidentified strings
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 6, 1946
NSC168My Silent LoveNational 9060; EmArcy EP 1-6044, MG 26027, MG 36030; Regent MG 6052; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC169Time On My HandsNational 9030; EmArcy EP 1-6045, MG 26027, MG 36030; Regent MG 6052; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC170All The Things You AreNational 9023; EmArcy EP 1-6044, MG 26027, MG 36030; Regent MG 6052; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC171In A Sentimental MoodNational 9060; EmArcy 16010, EP 1-6115, MG 36010; Regent MG 6053; Savoy SJL 2214
* EmArcy MG 36030   Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"
* Regent MG 6052   Billy Eckstine - Prisoner Of Love
* Savoy SJL 2214   Billy Eckstine - Mr. B And The Band
* EmArcy MG 36010   Billy Eckstine - I Surrender, Dear
* Regent MG 6053   Billy Eckstine - The Duke, The Blues And Me
* EmArcy MG 26027   Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"
* EmArcy EP 1-6044   Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"
* EmArcy EP 1-6045   Billy Eckstine - Mood For Love
* EmArcy EP 1-6115   Billy Eckstine - ???
* National 9060   Billy Eckstine - My Silent Love / In A Sentimental Mood
* National 9030   Billy Eckstine - Time On My Hands / I Love The Loveliness Of You
* National 9023   Billy Eckstine - All The Things You Are / Don't Take Your Love From Me
* EmArcy 16010, 16010x45   Billy Eckstine - In A Sentimental Mood / In The Still Of The Night

Lennie Tristano Trio

Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Clyde Lombardi (bass)
NYC, October 8, 1946
HL176-1Out On A LimbMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71; Indigo IGO CD 2086
HL176-2-Mercury (E) SMWL 21028, (J) 18PJ-1051/71; Indigo IGO CD 2086
HL176-3-Keynote K647; EmArcy MG 26029, EP 1-6048; Mercury EP 1-3098, (J) 18PJ-1051/71; Indigo IGO CD 2086; Classics (F) 1184
HL177-1I Can't Get StartedMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71; Indigo IGO CD 2086
HL177-2-Keynote K647; EmArcy MG 26029, EP 1-6048; Mercury EP 1-3098, (J) 18PJ-1051/71; Indigo IGO CD 2086; Classics (F) 1184
HL178-1I Surrender, DearMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71; Indigo IGO CD 2086
HL178-2--
HL178-3-Keynote K680; EmArcy MG 26029, EP 1-6049; Mercury EP 1-3098, (J) 18PJ-1051/71; Indigo IGO CD 2086; Classics (F) 1184
Untitled BluesMercury (J) SNP 1050
HL179-1InterludeKeynote K147; EmArcy MG 26029, EP 1-6049; Mercury EP 1-3098, (J) 18PJ-1051/71; Indigo IGO CD 2086; Classics (F) 1184
HL179-2-Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71; Indigo IGO CD 2086
HL179-3--
HL179-4--
HL179-5--
HL179-6--
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* Indigo IGO CD 2086   Lennie Tristano - Out On A Limb
* Classics (F) 1184   Lennie Tristano 1946-1947
* EmArcy MG 26029   Arnold Ross, Lennie Tristano - Holiday In Piano
* EmArcy EP 1-6048   Arnold Ross, Lennie Tristano - Holiday In Piano
* Mercury EP 1-3098   Lennie Tristano - Tristano, Vol. 5
* EmArcy EP 1-6049   Arnold Ross, Lennie Tristano - Interlude
* Mercury (J) SNP 1050   Lennie Tristano - Untitled Blues
* Keynote K647   Lennie Tristano - Out On A Limb / I Can't Get Started With You
= Keynote K147   Lennie Tristano Trio
* Keynote K680   Lennie Tristano - I Surrender, Dear / Coolin' Off With Ulanov
* Mercury (E) SMWL 21028   Lennie Tristano Trio (no details)

Dandy Hurd Orchestra

Louis Mucci (trumpet) Bob Jenny (trombone) Bob Walters (clarinet, alto sax) Dave Mathews (tenor sax) Danny Hurd (piano, arranger) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Al Hall (bass) Dave Tough (drums)
NYC, October 15, 1946
HL180-2Available JonesMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL181-3You Stepped Out Of A DreamKeynote K650; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL182-2Long Ago And Far AwayMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL183-1Dreamy AfternoonKeynote K650; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* Keynote K650   Danny Hurd - You Stepped Out Of A Dream / Dreamy Afternoon

Frankie Laine With Carl Fischer's Swingtet

Babe Russin (tenor sax -1/3,6) Carl Fischer (piano) Perry Botkin (guitar) Artie Bernstein (bass) Lou Singer (drums, vibes) and others
Universal Studios, Los Angeles, CA, October 18, 1946
1. 601-3Wrap Your Troubles In DreamsMercury 1026, 1276x45, MG 25027, MG 20069; Wing MGW 12110, MGW 12110-W
2. 602-2On The Sunny Side Of The StreetMercury 1027, 1205, MG 25007, EP 1-3057, MG 25100, MG 20085, MG 20587
3. 603-2West End BluesMercury 1028, 70275, MG 25027, MG 20069
4. 604-1I Can't Believe That You're In Love With MeMercury 1028, 70275; Wing MGW 12158, MGW 12158-W
5. 605-2Black And BlueMercury 1026, MG 25007, EP 1-3071, MG 20080; Wing MGW 12202-W
6. 606-2Blue Turning Grey Over YouMercury 1027, MG 25025, MG 20069
* Mercury MG 20069   Songs By Frankie Laine
* Wing MGW 12110   Frankie Laine - Sings All Time Favorites
* Wing MGW 12110-W, SRW 16110-W   Frankie Laine - Sings All Time Favorites
* Mercury MG 20085   Frankie Laine - Concert Date
* Wing MGW 12158   Frankie Laine - Singing The Blues
* Wing MGW 12158-W, SRW 16158-W   Frankie Laine - Singing The Blues
* Mercury MG 20080; Wing MGW 12202   Frankie Laine - That's My Desire
* Wing MGW 12202-W, SRW 16202-W   Frankie Laine - That's My Desire
* Mercury MG 25027   Frankie Laine
* Mercury MG 25007   Frankie Laine - Favorites
* Mercury MG 25025   Frankie Laine
* Mercury EP 1-3071   Frankie Laine - Georgia On My Mind
* Mercury 1276x45   Frankie Laine - Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams / That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around Heaven All Day)
= Mercury A 113x45   Frankie Laine With Carl Fischer's Swingtet (no details)
* Mercury 1026, 1026x45   Frankie Laine - Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams / Black And Blue
= Mercury A 22   Frankie Laine Sings
* Mercury 1027, 1027x45   Frankie Laine - On The Sunny Side Of The Street / Blue Turning Grey Over You
= Mercury A 22   Frankie Laine Sings
* Mercury 1205, 1205x45   Frankie Laine - I May Be Wrong / On The Sunny Side Of The Street
= Mercury A 91   Frankie Laine With Carl Fischer's Swingtet (no details)
* Mercury 1028, 1028x45   Frankie Laine - West End Blues / I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
= Mercury A 22   Frankie Laine Sings
* Mercury 70275, 70275x45   Frankie Laine - West End Blues / I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
* Mercury EP 1-3057, MG 25100, MG 20587   Frankie Laine With Carl Fischer's Swingtet (no details)

Myra Taylor With Jimmy Keith's Orchestra

unknown (trumpet) unknown (alto sax) Jimmy Keith (tenor sax) unknown (baritone sax) unknown (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Myra Taylor (vocals)
Kansas City, KS, October 31, 1946
594Take It Easy GreasyMercury 8027
595Tell Your Best Friend NothingMercury 8027, 314 528 292-2
596The Spider And The FlyMercury 8025
597Bury Me Deep In The Till Blue Water-
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 8027   Myra Taylor - The Spider And The Fly / Bury Me Deep In The Till Blue Water
* Mercury 8025   Myra Taylor - Take It Easy Greasy / Tell Your Best Friend Nothing

Albert Ammons And His Rhythm Kings

Albert Ammons (piano) Ike Perkins (guitar) Israel Crosby (bass) Jack Cooley (drums)
WGN Studios, Chicago, IL, November 12, 1946
622-3Kilroy BoogieMercury 8040
622-4-Mercury 8040 (alt.)
623-3Deep In The Heart Of TexasMercury 5009
624-3Sweet Patooty Boogie-
625-3Twelfth St. BoogieMercury 8040
625-4-Mercury 8040 (alt.), MG 25012, EP 1-3044
* Mercury 8040 (alt.)   Albert Ammons - Kilroy Boogie / Twelfth St. Boogie (some pressings)
* Mercury MG 25012   Albert Ammons - Boogie Woogie Piano
* Mercury EP 1-3044   Albert Ammons - Boogie Woogie Piano
* Mercury 8040   Albert Ammons - Kilroy Boogie / Twelfth St. Boogie
* Mercury 5009, 5009x45   Albert Ammons - Deep In The Heart Of Texas / Sweet Patooty Boogie

Jay McShann And His Sextette

Clarence Thornton (trumpet) Theodore Smalls (alto sax) Seeward Evans (tenor sax) Jay McShann (piano) Percy Gabriel (bass) Jesse Price (drums) Jimmy Witherspoon (vocals -1,3,4)
WGN Studios, Chicago, IL, November 13, 1946
1. 630I Want A Little GirlMercury 8026
2. 631Jimtown Boogie-
3. 632-2Have You Ever Loved A WomanMercury 8032
4. 633-1Gone With The Blues-
* Mercury 8026   Jay McShann - I Want A Little Girl / Jimtown Boogie
* Mercury 8032   Jay McShann - Have You Ever Loved A Woman / Gone With The Blues

Dave Lambert And Buddy Stewart With Red Rodney's Be-Boppers

Red Rodney (trumpet) Al Haig (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Stan Levey (drums) Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals) Neal Hefti (arranger)
NYC, November 23, 1946
HL184-4A Cent And A HalfKeynote K668; Mercury EP 1-3094; EmArcy MG 26001; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL185-1PerdidoMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL185-2-Keynote K657; Mercury EP 1-3094; EmArcy MG 26001; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL186-1Change AccountKeynote K668; EmArcy MG 26001; Mercury EP 1-3094, (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL186-2-Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
HL187-2Gussie "G"-
HL187-3-Keynote K657; Mercury EP 1-3094; EmArcy MG 26001; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* EmArcy MG 26001   Various Artists - The Young At Bop
* Keynote K668   Red Rodney - A Cent And A Half / Charge Account
= Keynote K140   Red Rodney, Neal Hefti - Be-Bop
* Keynote K657; Mercury 8906, 8906x45; Clef 8906, 8906x45   Red Rodney - Perdido / Gussie "G"
* Mercury EP 1-3094   Dave Lambert And Buddy Stewart With Red Rodney's Be-Boppers (no details)

Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson And His Orchestra

John Hunt (trumpet) Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson (alto sax, vocals) Lee Pope (tenor sax) Greely Walton (baritone sax) Earl Van Riper (piano) Leonard "Heavy" Swain (bass) George "Butch" Ballard (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, November, 1946 or January 22, 1947
634-8Kidney Stew BluesMercury 8028, 314 528 292-2
635King For A Day BluesMercury 8060, 314 528 292-2
636-7Old Maid BoogieMercury 8028, 314 528 292-2
637Timeunissued
* Mercury 314 528 292-2   Various Artists - The Mercury Blues 'N' Rhythm Story 1945-1955
* Mercury 8028   Eddie Vinson - Kidney Stew Blues / Old Maid Boogie
* Mercury 8060   Eddie Vinson - King For A Day Blues / Railroad Porter's Blues

Gene Sedric Orchestra

Lincoln Mills (trumpet) Gene Sedric (clarinet, tenor sax -1,3, clarinet, tenor sax, vocals -2,4,5) Freddie Jefferson (piano) Al Cassey (guitar) Danny Settle (bass) Slick Jones (drums -1,3, drums, vocals -2,4,5)
NYC, December 11, 1946
1. HL188-1Teasin'EmArcy MG 36023; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
2. HL189-4T-I-L-L-I-EKeynote K661; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
3. HL190-2I Can't Give You Anything But Love-
4. HL191-1I Got RhythmMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
5. HL191-3--
* EmArcy MG 36023   Various Artists - Battle Of The Saxes
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* Keynote K661   Gene Sedric - T-I-L-L-I-E / I Can't Give You Anything But Love

Neal Hefti And His Orchestra

Neal Hefti (trumpet, arranger) Kai Winding (trombone) Charlie Ventura (tenor sax) Tony Aless (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Chubby Jackson (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Frances Wayne (vocals -1,2)
NYC, December 18, 1946
1. HL192-5SiboneyMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
2. HL193-3Mad About The Boy-
3. HL194-1I Woke Up Dizzy-
4. HL194-2-Keynote K669; Mercury EP 1-3100; EmArcy MG 26001; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
5. HL195-3Sloppy Joe'sMercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
6. HL195-4-Keynote K669; Mercury EP 1-3100; EmArcy MG 26001; Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1051/71   Various Artists - Complete Keynote Collection
* EmArcy MG 26001   Various Artists - The Young At Bop
* Mercury EP 1-3100   Various Artists - Parade Of The Bopers, Vol. 7
* Keynote K669   Neal Hefti - I Woke Up Dizzy / Sloppy Joe
= Keynote K140   Red Rodney, Neal Hefti - Be-Bop

Buddy Morrow And His Orchestra

Buddy Morrow (trombone, leader) unidentified orchestra
1946
200Celestial BluesMercury unissued

Tito Guizar

Tito Guizar (vocals) and others
1946
458Noche De RondaMercury MG 25032, MG 20227
459Linda Mujerrejected
460El Rancho Grande-
461Diez Minutos Mas-
462JuiameMercury MG 25032, MG 20227
463Cielito Lindorejected
* Mercury MG 20227; Wing MGW 12192   Tito Guizar - Romantic Mexico
* Mercury MG 25032   Tito Guizar

Buddy Morrow And His Orchestra

Buddy Morrow (trombone, leader) Helen Manning (vocals -2) Carl Denny (vocals -6) Helen Lee (vocals -7) John McAtee (vocals -8) unidentified orchestra
1946
1. 209Something To Remember You ByMercury A 154x45, MG 25146
2. 210Jalousie (aka Jealousy)Mercury 2057, 5753, A 154x45, MG 25146, EP 1-3154
3. 211LullabyMercury 2057, 2057 (alt.), 5024, 5753, MG 25146, EP 1-3154
4. 212I'm Always Chasing RainbowsMercury 2057 (alt.), A 154x45, MG 25146, EP 1-3154
5. 336Smoke Gets In Your EyesMercury 3015, 5024, A 154x45, MG 25146, EP 1-3154
6. 337When The Moon Is GoneMercury 3020, MG 25146
7. 338I've Got The Sun In The MorningMercury 3020, A 154x45, MG 25146
8. 339I'd Be Lost Without YouMercury 3015, A 154x45, MG 25146
* Mercury MG 25146   Buddy Morrow - Saturday Night Date
* Mercury EP 1-3154   A Date With Buddy Morrow
* Mercury A 154x45   Buddy Morrow And His Orchestra
* Mercury 2057   Buddy Morrow - Lullaby / Jalousie
* Mercury 5753   Buddy Morrow - Jalousie (aka Jealousy) / Lullaby
* Mercury 2057 (alt.)   Buddy Morrow - Lullaby / I'm Always Chasing Rainbows
* Mercury 5024, 5024x45   Buddy Morrow - Smoke Gets In Your Eyes / Lullaby
* Mercury 3015   Buddy Morrow - Smoke Gets In Your Eyes / I'd Be Lost Without You
* Mercury 3020   Buddy Morrow - When The Moon Is Gone / I've Got The Sun In The Morning

Bill Darnell

Babe Russin (tenor sax) Bill Darnell (vocals) and others
circa 1946
KWC10-5Let's Fall In LoveKeynote K665
KWC11-3Walkin' My Baby Back Home-
* Keynote K665   Babe Russin - Walkin' My Baby Back Home / Let's Fall In Love