Mercury Records Discography: 1956

1956

Victor Feldman Quartet

Victor Feldman (vibraphone) Hank Jones (piano) Bill Crow (bass) Joe Morello (drums)
NYC, January 1, 1956
UmfKeynote unissued
Fran-
Modesque-
Opus Two-
Bizet Baby-
Five Brothers-
I Fall In Love Everyday-
Jackpot-

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Quintet

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

Richie Kamuca Quartet

Richie Kamuca (tenor saxophone) Vince Guaraldi (piano) Monty Budwig (bass) Joe Morello (drums)
NYC, January 11, 1956
A Gal In CalicoKeynote unissued
Ginza-
It's You Or No One-
It Had To Be You-
Lost April-
Moonlight Becomes You-
The Night Has A Thousand Eyes-
One Man's Famine-

Gerry Mulligan Sextet

Jon Eardley (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Bill Crow (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, January 25, 1956
12428-5Westwood WalkEmArcy (J) 195J-36
12429-17Ain't It The TruthEmArcy MG 36088, MG 36101
12430-2MainstreamEmArcy MG 36101
12431-8La Plus Que LenteEmArcy (J) 195J-36
* EmArcy (J) 195J-36   Gerry Mulligan - Mainstream Of Jazz, Vol. 3
* EmArcy MG 36088   Various Artists - The Greatest Stars Of Jazz Under One Roof
* EmArcy MG 36101, (J) 195J-34   Gerry Mulligan - Mainstream Of Jazz

Morgana King

Harvey Leonard (piano, celeste) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Ernie Furtado (bass) Ralph Pollack (drums) Morgana King (vocals)
probably NYC, January 25, 1956
W373Something To Remember You ByWing MGW 60007
W374Frankie And JohnnyWing MGW 60007; EmArcy MG 36085
W375When Your Lover Has GoneWing MGW 60007
W376More Than You Know-
W377Body And Soul-
W378Bill-
W379Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man-
W380Why Was I Born-
* Wing MGW 60007   Morgana King Sings The Blues (not released)
= Mercury MG 20231; Universal (J) UCCM 9043   Morgana King Sings The Blues
* EmArcy MG 36085   Various Artists - The Young Ones Of Jazz

Morgana King

Terry Gibbs (vibraphone -3) Harvey Leonard (piano, celeste) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Ernie Furtado (bass) Ralph Pollack (drums) Morgana King (vocals)
probably NYC, January 26, 1956
1. W381Mean To MeWing MGW 60007
2. W382I See Two Lovers-
3. W383It's Only A Paper Moon-
4. W384Mad About The Boy-
* Wing MGW 60007   Morgana King Sings The Blues (not released)
= Mercury MG 20231; Universal (J) UCCM 9043   Morgana King Sings The Blues

Dottie Malone

Dottie Malone (vocals) The Jack Halloran Singers (vocal group -1) unidentified orchestra, Carl Stevens (arranger, conductor)
early 1956?
1. W562Everything But YouWing W 90060
2. W563I Oughta-
* Wing W 90060, W 90060x45   Dottie Malone - Everything But You / I Oughta

Kitty White

Kitty White (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Hal Mooney (arranger, conductor)
NYC, February 1, 1956
12438Polyman BongoEmArcy MG 36068
12439Frantic Feeling-
12440When You're In Love-
12441If I Were You-
12442The Chinese Lady-
12443Land Of Love-
12444Low Tide-
12445Cold Fire-
12446Plain Gold RingMercury 70925x45; EmArcy MG 36068
* EmArcy MG 36068   Kitty White
* Mercury 70925x45   Kitty White - Plain Gold Ring / As Children Do

Kitty White

Kitty White (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Hal Mooney (arranger, conductor): same personnel
NYC, February 3, 1956
12447As Children DoMercury 70925x45; EmArcy MG 36068
12448The Other WomanEmArcy MG 36068
12449Meaning Of The Blues-
* EmArcy MG 36068   Kitty White
* Mercury 70925x45   Kitty White - Plain Gold Ring / As Children Do

Stephane Grappelly And His Quintet

Stephane Grappelli (violin) Maurice Vander (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Baptiste "Mac-Kac" Reilles (drums)
Paris, France, February 6, 1956
30231 | 15814Dans La VieBlue Star (F) unknown
30232 | 15813Fascinating RhythmEmArcy MG 36120
30233 | 15824Time After Time-
30234 | 15818'S Wonderful-
30235 | 15825Just One Of Those ThingsBlue Star (F) unknown
* EmArcy MG 36120   Stephane Grappelly - Improvisations

Freddie Bell And The Bellboys

Jerry Mayo (trumpet) Jack Kane (tenor saxophone) Russ Conti (piano) Frankie Brent (bass, guitar, vocals) Chick Keeney (drums) Freddie Bell (vocals)
NYC?, February 8, 1956
W391Big Bad WolfMercury MG 20289
W392-1I Said It And I'm GladWing W 90066; Mercury MG 20289
W393Rockin' The PolonaiseMercury MG 20289
W394-1Giddy Up A Ding DongWing W 90066; Mercury MG 20289
* Mercury MG 20289   Freddie Bell And The Bellboys - Rock And Roll... All Flavors
* Wing W 90066, W 90066x45   Freddie Bell And The Bellboys - I Said It And I'm Glad / (Giddy Up A) Ding Dong

Kitty White

Kitty White (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Hal Mooney (arranger, conductor)
NYC, February 9, 1956
12452Cashmere SweaterMercury 70817x45
12453The River, The Moonlight And You-
* Mercury 70817x45   Kitty White - Cashmere Sweater / The River, The Moonlight And You

Stephane Grappelly And His Quintet

Stephane Grappelli (violin) Maurice Vander (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Baptiste "Mac-Kac" Reilles (drums)
Paris, France, February 14, 1956
30379 | 15817Taking A Chance On LoveEmArcy MG 36120
30380 | 15815Cheek To Cheek-
30381 | 15823She's Funny That Way-
30382 | 15812The Lady Is A Tramp-
30383 | 15819Someone To Watch Over Me-
* EmArcy MG 36120   Stephane Grappelly - Improvisations

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Quintet

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

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Quintet

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

The Blue Stars

The Blue Stars (vocal group) and others
Paris, France, February 21, 1956
12580 | 12873 | 30516La Danse Du Baiser (The Kissing Dance)Mercury 70877; EmArcy MG 36067
* EmArcy MG 36067   The Blue Stars
* Mercury 70877   The Blue Stars (no details)

Red Prysock And His Orchestra

Frank Galbraith (trumpet -1/3,5,6, trumpet, vocals -4) Dicky Wells (trombone) Joe Livramento (flute -5) Red Prysock (tenor saxophone -1/3,5,6, tenor saxophone, vocals -4) Clarence "Zack" Wright (baritone saxophone -1/3,5,6, baritone saxophone, vocals -4) Roland Johnson (vibraphone) Oliver Blair (piano) Herbert Gordy (bass) Jerome Potter (drums)
NYC, February 23, 1956
1. W486 | 12561The ShakersWing MGW 12007
2. W487 | 12562The Fox-
3. W488 | 12583Lulu-
4. W489 | 12564Rock And Roll PartyMercury 70918x45; Wing MGW 12007
5. W490 | 12565Rock And Roll Mambo-
6. W491 | 12566Rolling And RockingWing MGW 12007
* Wing MGW 12007; Mercury MG 20211   Red Prysock - Fruit Boots
* Mercury 70918x45   Red Prysock - Rock And Roll Party / Rock And Roll Mambo

Red Prysock And His Orchestra

Frank Galbraith (trumpet) Dicky Wells (trombone) Red Prysock (tenor saxophone) Clarence "Zack" Wright (baritone saxophone) Roland Johnson (vibraphone) Oliver Blair (piano) Herbert Gordy (bass) Jerome Potter (drums)
NYC, February 28, 1956
W492 | 12567Let's Get ItWing MGW 12007
W493 | 12568Red Rock-
W494 | 12569What Next-
W495 | 12570Red's Blues-
W496 | 12571Fruit BootsWing W 90070, MGW 12007
W497 | 12572Plaid Laces-
* Wing MGW 12007; Mercury MG 20211   Red Prysock - Fruit Boots
* Wing W 90070, W 90070x45   Red Prysock - Fruit Boots / Plaid Laces

Dick Johnson Quartet

Dick Johnson (alto saxophone) Bill Haverman (piano) Chuck Sagle (bass) Bob McKee (drums)
Chicago, IL, February 29, 1956
W574The Things We Did Last SummerEmArcy MG 36081
W575?unknown title
W576Stars Fell On Alabama
W577The Lady Is A TrampEmArcy MG 36081
* EmArcy MG 36081; Universal (J) UCCM 9115   Dick Johnson - Music For Swinging Moderns

Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra

Ralph Marterie (trumpet, leader) Gus Bivona (alto saxophone -2,4) The Nuggets (vocal group) unidentified orchestra
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, February, 1956
1. 12798Cherry Lipsunissued
2. 12799-3Moonglow And Theme From PicnicMercury 70836, EP 1-4023
3. 12800-2Rock And Roll The BarrelMercury 70836
4. 12801La ChnoufMercury MG 20198
* Mercury MG 20198   Ralph Marterie - Young America Dances
* Mercury 70836, EP 1-4023   Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra (no details)

Gus Bivona With Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra

Ralph Marterie (trumpet) unidentified orchestra, Gus Bivona (leader, clarinet)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, February, 1956?
12811All Of YouMercury MG 20157
12812Moten Swing-
12813My Ideal-
12814It's Alright With Me-
12815Una Mas-
12816King Porter Stomp-
12817Stumbling Blocks-
12818Clarinet Parmegian-
12819Chicago Cargo-
12820Dark Green-
12821Querida-
12822Organ Grinder's Swing-
* Mercury MG 20157   Gus Bivona - Hey! Dig That Crazy Band!

Joe Saye Quintet

Herbie Mann (flute) Joe Saye (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Sonny Payne (drums)
NYC, March 5, 1956
12582You Were Meant For MeEmArcy MG 36072
12583The Carioca-
12584Moon SongEmArcy MG 36072, MG 36085
12585I'll Know-
* EmArcy MG 36072   Joe Saye - Scotch On The Rocks
* EmArcy MG 36085   Various Artists - The Young Ones Of Jazz

Joe Saye Quintet

Herbie Mann (flute) Joe Saye (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Whitey Mitchell (bass) Sonny Payne (drums)
NYC, March 6, 1956
12586Undertone (Question Mark Blues)EmArcy MG 36072
12587Piccolino-
12588Ping Pong-
12589That Old Feeling-
* EmArcy MG 36072   Joe Saye - Scotch On The Rocks

Joe Saye Quintet

Herbie Mann (flute -1/3) Joe Saye (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Whitey Mitchell (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, March 15, 1956
1. 12590Scotch On The RocksEmArcy MG 36072
2. 12591Time On My Hands-
3. 12592Scotch Mist (Flowers Of Edinburgh)-
4. 12593More And More-
* EmArcy MG 36072   Joe Saye - Scotch On The Rocks

Morgana King With Dick Hyman Orchestra

Chauncey Welsch (trombone) Hank Jones (piano) Al Caiola, Mundell Lowe (guitar) Morgana King (vocals) Dick Hyman Orchestra, and others
probably NYC, March 20, 1956
W513For You, For Me, Forever MoreEmArcy MG 36079
W514I'll String Along-
W515There's A Lull In My Life-
W516Here I'll Stay-
* EmArcy MG 36079   Morgana King - For You, For Me, Forevermore

Morgana King With Dick Hyman Orchestra

Chauncey Welsch (trombone) Hank Jones (piano) Al Caiola, Mundell Lowe (guitar) Morgana King (vocals) Dick Hyman Orchestra, and others: same personnel
probably NYC, March 23, 1956
W517If You Could See Me NowEmArcy MG 36079
W518DelovelyWing W 90073; EmArcy MG 36079
W519Everything I LoveEmArcy MG 36079
W520In The Wee Small Hours Of The MorningWing W 90073; EmArcy MG 36079
* EmArcy MG 36079   Morgana King - For You, For Me, Forevermore
* Wing W 90073, W 90073x45   Morgana King - Delovely / In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning

Dick Johnson Quartet

Dick Johnson (alto saxophone) Bill Haverman (piano) Dave Poshonka (bass) Bob McKee (drums)
Chicago, IL, March 27, 1956
W586Belle Of The BallEmArcy MG 36081
W587You've Changed-
W588Why Was I Born-
W589?unknown title
W590Like Someone In LoveEmArcy MG 36081
W591Honey Bun-
W592?Stars Fell On Alabama-
W593Poinciana-
* EmArcy MG 36081; Universal (J) UCCM 9115   Dick Johnson - Music For Swinging Moderns

Buddy Johnson And His Orchestra

Gil Askey, Courtney Williams, Wallace Wilson, Andrew Wood (trumpet) Ed Burke, Slide Hampton, Haleen Rasheed (trombone) Harold Minerve, Teddy Small (alto saxophone) John Burdine, Purvis Henson (tenor saxophone) Maxwell Lucas (baritone saxophone) Buddy Johnson (piano, vocals) Chauncey "Lord" Westbrook (guitar) Leon Spann (bass) Emmanuel Simms (drums) Ella Johnson (vocals -2) Floyd Ryland (vocals -3)
NYC, March 28, 1956
1. W521-11Buddy's BoogieWing W 90074; Mercury MG 20322
2. W522-5Why Don't Cha Stop ItMercury 71017x45
3. W523-8I'll Dearly Love YouWing W 90074
4. W524-13Kool KittyMercury 71017x45
* Mercury MG 20322   Buddy Johnson - Walkin'
* Mercury 71017x45   Buddy Johnson - Why Don't Cha Stop It / Kool Kitty
* Wing W 90074, W 90074x45   Buddy Johnson - Buddy's Boogie / I'll Dearly Love You

Morgana King With Dick Hyman Orchestra

Chauncey Welsch (trombone) Hank Jones (piano) Al Caiola, Mundell Lowe (guitar) Morgana King (vocals) Dick Hyman Orchestra, and others
probably NYC, March 29, 1956
W529Down In The DepthsEmArcy MG 36079
W530You're Not So Easy To Forget-
W531The Song Is You-
W532Everything I've Got-
* EmArcy MG 36079   Morgana King - For You, For Me, Forevermore

Stephane Grappelly And His Quintet

Stephane Grappelli (violin) Maurice Vander (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Baptiste "Mac-Kac" Reilles (drums)
Paris, France, April 10, 1956
31178 | 15816A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley SquareEmArcy MG 36120
31779 | 15821Body And Soul-
31780 | 15820If I Had You-
31781 | 15822I Want To Be Happy-
* EmArcy MG 36120   Stephane Grappelly - Improvisations

Kitty White

Kitty White (vocals) and others
Los Angeles, CA, April 11, 1956
12604Sourwood MountainMercury MG 20183
12605Dark As A Dungeon-
12606Hammer Man-
12607Leather Winged Bat-
12608If I Had A Ribbon Bow-
12609Ten Thousand Miles-
* Mercury MG 20183   Kitty White - And Now For Your Musical Enjoyment

Bernard Peiffer Quartet

Bernard Peiffer (piano) Joe Puma (guitar) Chuck Andrus (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
NYC, April 11, 1956
W542 | 12643Ah-Leu-ChaWing MGW 60009
W543 | 12644Bernie's Tune-
W544 | 12645Blues On The Wing-
W545 | 12646Blues For Slobs-
W546 | 12647Lullaby Of The Leaves-
* Wing MGW 60009   Bernard Peiffer - Bernie's Tunes (not released)
= EmArcy MG 36080; Universal (J) UCCM 9112   Bernard Peiffer - Bernie's Tunes

Bernard Peiffer Trio

Bernard Peiffer (piano) Joe Puma (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass)
NYC, April 11, 1956
W537 | 12638Black MoonWing MGW 60009
W538 | 12639'S Wonderful-
W539 | 12640Lover Come Back To Me-
W540 | 12642Rhumbles-
* Wing MGW 60009   Bernard Peiffer - Bernie's Tunes (not released)
= EmArcy MG 36080; Universal (J) UCCM 9112   Bernard Peiffer - Bernie's Tunes

Kitty White

Kitty White (vocals) and others
Los Angeles, CA, April 20, 1956
12610Love Is Like A MountainMercury MG 20183
12611Fare Thee Well-
12612Chicken Road-
12613Three Ravens-
12614Poor Wayfaring Stranger-
12615West Wind-
* Mercury MG 20183   Kitty White - And Now For Your Musical Enjoyment

Dinah Washington With Hal Mooney Orchestra

Cannonball Adderley (alto saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Hal Mooney (arranger, conductor)
NYC, April 24, 1956
12874Let's Do ItEmArcy MG 36073, EP 1-6167
12875There'll Be A JubileeEmArcy MG 36073
12876Sunny Side Of The Street-
12877If I Were A Bell-
12878I've Got A Crush On You-
12879Our Love Is Here To StayEmArcy MG 36073, EP 1-6167, MG 36088
12880Sometimes I'm HappyEmArcy MG 36073
12881Nothing Will Never Change My LoveEmArcy MG 36073, EP 1-6167
* EmArcy MG 36073   Dinah Washington In The Land Of Hi-Fi
* EmArcy MG 36088   Various Artists - The Greatest Stars Of Jazz Under One Roof
* EmArcy EP 1-6167   Dinah Washington - ???

Dinah Washington With Hal Mooney Orchestra

Cannonball Adderley (alto saxophone) unknown (harmonica -5) Junior Mance (piano) Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified orchestra, including strings (-1/4) unidentified orchestra and vocal group (-5,6) Hal Mooney (arranger, conductor)
NYC, April 25, 1956
1. 12882What Will I Tell My HeartEmArcy MG 36073
2. 12883Let Me Love You-
3. 12884Say It Isn't So-
4. 12885My Ideal-
5. 12886-9Cat On A Hot Tin RoofMercury 70868x45
6. 12887-10The First TimeMercury 70868x45, MG 20579
* EmArcy MG 36073   Dinah Washington In The Land Of Hi-Fi
* Mercury MG 20579   Dinah Washington - It's Dinah In Bluesville! (not released)
* Mercury 70868x45   Dinah Washington - Cat On A Hot Tin Roof / The First Time

Patti Page With Pete Rugolo And His Orchestra

Chico Alvarez, Pete Candoli, Buddy Childers (trumpet) unknown (#1 trumpet) unknown (#2 trumpet) J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) unknown (#1 trombone) unknown (#2 trombone) unknown (#1 French horn) unknown (#2 French horn) unknown (tuba) Harry Klee (flute) Bob Cooper (oboe) Bud Shank (alto saxophone) Georgie Auld (tenor saxophone) 2 others (saxophones, woodwinds) Rocky Coluccio (piano) Al Hendrickson (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Jack Costanza, unknown (percussion) Patti Page (vocals) Pete Rugolo (arranger, conductor)
Hollywood, CA, May 7, 1956
12898I've Got My Eyes On YouEmArcy MG 36074
12899The Lady Is A Tramp-
12900I Didin't Know About You-
12901My Sin-
12902Out Of Nowhere-
12903Nevertheless-
* EmArcy MG 36074, SR 80000; Universal (J) UCCM 9037   Patti Page In The Land Of Hi-Fi
= Mercury MG 20516, SR 60192   Patti Page With The Pete Rugolo All Stars

Patti Page With Pete Rugolo And His Orchestra

Chico Alvarez, Pete Candoli, Buddy Childers (trumpet) unknown (#1 trumpet) unknown (#2 trumpet) J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) unknown (#1 trombone) unknown (#2 trombone) unknown (#1 French horn) unknown (#2 French horn) unknown (tuba) Harry Klee (flute) Bob Cooper (oboe) Bud Shank (alto saxophone) Georgie Auld (tenor saxophone) 2 others (saxophones, woodwinds) Rocky Coluccio (piano) Al Hendrickson (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Jack Costanza, unknown (percussion) Patti Page (vocals) Pete Rugolo (arranger, conductor): same personnel
Hollywood, CA, May 8, 1956
12904Taking A Chance On LoveEmArcy MG 36074
12905Love For Sale-
12906Mountain Greenery-
12907My Kind Of Love-
12908A Foggy Day-
12909The Thrill Is Gone-
* EmArcy MG 36074, SR 80000; Universal (J) UCCM 9037   Patti Page In The Land Of Hi-Fi
= Mercury MG 20516, SR 60192   Patti Page With The Pete Rugolo All Stars

Roffe Ericson And His American All Stars

Rolf Ericson (trumpet) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) John Simmons (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, May 30, 1956
mr1073 | 14840ForecastMetronome (Swd) MEP 191; EmArcy MG 36106; Nixa (E) NJL 5; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-105
mr1074 | 14841Vacker Flicka-
* EmArcy MG 36106   Rolf Ericson And His American All Stars
* Nixa (E) NJL 5   Rolf Ericson/Cecil Payne - Transatlantic Wail
* Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-105   Various Artists - Americans In Sweden 1954-1959, Vol. 3: Plenty, Plenty Soul
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 191   Roffe Ericson And His American All Stars

The Blue Stars

The Blue Stars (vocal group) and others
Paris, France, May, 1956
12892 | 31499Broadway At Basin StreetMercury 70877
13723 | 31498Jumpin' At The WoodsideMercury 70924; EmArcy MG 36087
13724Amour, Castagnettes Et Tango (Hernando's Hideaway)Mercury 70924
* EmArcy MG 36087   Various Artists - Today Is Bargain Day - A Collection Of All Star High Fidelity Recordings
* Mercury 70877, 70924   The Blue Stars (no details)

Roffe Ericson And His American All Stars

Rolf Ericson (trumpet) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) John Simmons (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, June 1, 1956
mr1079 | 14842Visby Groove AlleyMetronome (Swd) MEP 192; EmArcy MG 36106; Nixa (E) NJL 5; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-105
JorduNixa (E) NJL 5; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-105
* EmArcy MG 36106   Rolf Ericson And His American All Stars
* Nixa (E) NJL 5   Rolf Ericson/Cecil Payne - Transatlantic Wail
* Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-105   Various Artists - Americans In Sweden 1954-1959, Vol. 3: Plenty, Plenty Soul
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 192   Roffe Ericson And His American All Stars

Roffe Ericson And His American All Stars

Rolf Ericson (trumpet) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) John Simmons (bass) Art Taylor (drums): same personnel
Stockholm, Sweden, June 4, 1956
mr1080 | 14843Flight To JordanMetronome (Swd) MEP 192; EmArcy MG 36106; Nixa (E) NJL 5; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-105
mr1081 | 14844Ballad Medley: I Cover The Waterfront / Laura / Everything Happens To MeMetronome (Swd) MEP 193; EmArcy MG 36106; Nixa (E) NJL 5; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-105
mr1082 | 14845This Time The Dream's On Me-
* EmArcy MG 36106   Rolf Ericson And His American All Stars
* Nixa (E) NJL 5   Rolf Ericson/Cecil Payne - Transatlantic Wail
* Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-105   Various Artists - Americans In Sweden 1954-1959, Vol. 3: Plenty, Plenty Soul
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 192   Roffe Ericson And His American All Stars
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 193   Roffe Ericson And His American All Stars

David Carroll And His Orchestra

Peter Eagle (harp) Dale Anderson, Hubert Anderson, Harry Brabec, Sam Denov (vibraphone, marimba, xylophone, timpani, tam-tam, celeste, glockenspiel, bells, castanets, tom-tom, triangle, maracas, bass drum, traps, greco cymbals, hand cymbals, claves, cathederal chimes, snare drum, tambourine, congas, guiro, cabaza, timbales, bongos, field drums) Robert Acri, Caesar Giovannini (piano) Earl Backus, John Gray (guitar) Harold Siegel (bass) David Carroll (leader, arranger, conductor) Mike Simpson, Carl Stevens (arranger) Bobby Christian, Frank Rullo (arranger, vibraphone, marimba, xylophone, timpani, tam-tam, celeste, glockenspiel, bells, castanets, tom-tom, triangle, maracas, bass drum, traps, greco cymbals, hand cymbals, claves, cathederal chimes, snare drum, tambourine, congas, guiro, cabaza, timbales, bongos, field drums)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, June 4, 1956
13093Jungle DrumsMercury MG 20166
13094The Chimes Of Swing-
13095Cricket-
13428Hell's Bells-
13429Malaguena-
13430Bali Ha'i-
13431Discussion In Percussion: Quiet Talk / Chatter / Controversy-
13432/35Spanish Symphonique: The Pyreness / Madrid / Bullfight / Finale - Flamenco-
* Mercury MG 20166, SR 60003   David Carroll - Percussion In Hi-Fi

Cannonball Adderley Octet

Nat Adderley (cornet) Ernie Royal (trumpet) Bobby Byrne, Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Cannonball Adderley (alto saxophone) Jerome Richardson (tenor saxophone, flute) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Keter Betts (bass) Charles "Specs" Wright (drums)
Capitol Studios, NYC, June 8, 1956
13340Just NormanEmArcy MG 36077
13341Little Girl Blue-
13342Broadway At Basin StreetEmArcy MG 36077, EMS 2-404
13343Between The Devil And The Deep Blue SeaEmArcy MG 36077
* EmArcy MG 36077   Julian Cannonball Adderley In The Land Of Hi-Fi
* EmArcy EMS 2-404   Cannonball Adderley - Beginnings

Cannonball Adderley Octet

Nat Adderley (cornet) Ernie Royal (trumpet) Bobby Byrne, Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Cannonball Adderley (alto saxophone) Jerome Richardson (tenor saxophone, flute) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Keter Betts (bass) Charles "Specs" Wright (drums): same personnel
NYC, June 18, 1956
13474Junior's TuneEmArcy MG 36077
13475Dog My Cats-
13476I'm Glad There Is You-
13477Casa De Marcel-
13490T's TuneEmArcy MG 36077, EMS 2-404
13491Town And CountryMercury rejected
13492Blues For BohemiaEmArcy MG 36077, EMS 2-404
13493I Don't CareEmArcy MG 36077
* EmArcy MG 36077   Julian Cannonball Adderley In The Land Of Hi-Fi
* EmArcy EMS 2-404   Cannonball Adderley - Beginnings

Dinah Washington With Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Don Elliott (trumpet, vibraphone) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Anthony Ortega (alto saxophone) Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
NYC, June 25, 1956
13514Relax, MaxMercury 70968, (J) 18PJ-10215/18
13515Tears To BurnMercury 70906x45, (J) 18PJ-10215/18
13516The Kissing Way HomeMercury 70968, (J) 18PJ-10215/18
13517I KnowMercury 71043, (J) 18PJ-10215/18
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10215/18   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 3: 1956-1958
* Mercury 70906x45   Dinah Washington - Soft Winds / Tears To Burn
* Mercury 70968, 71043   Dinah Washington With Quincy Jones And His Orchestra (no details)

Bill Harris

Bill Harris (guitar)
NYC, June 26, 1956
13575MoonglowEmArcy MG 36097
13576Out Of Nowhere-
13577Perdido-
* EmArcy MG 36097   Bill Harris - Stompin' At The Savoy

Helen Merrill With Gil Evans Orchestra

Hank Jones (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Joe Morello (drums) Helen Merrill (vocals) unidentified strings, Gil Evans (arranger, conductor)
NYC, June 26, 1956
13528-7He Was Too Good To MeEmArcy MG 36078
13529-9I've Never Seen-
13530-4I'm A Fool To Want You-
13531-4Troubled Waters-
* EmArcy MG 36078   Helen Merrill - Dream Of You

Helen Merrill

Art Farmer (trumpet) Joe Bernnett (trombone) Jerome Richardson (flute, tenor saxophone) John La Porta (clarinet, alto saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Helen Merrill (vocals) unidentified rhythm and strings
NYC, June 27, 1956
13578-7Anyplace I Hang My Hat Is HomeEmArcy MG 36078
13579-8Where Flamingo's Fly-
13580-8I'm Just A Lucky So And So-
13581-13A New Town Is A Blue Town-
* EmArcy MG 36078   Helen Merrill - Dream Of You

Helen Merrill With Gil Evans Orchestra

Art Farmer, Louis Mucci (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) John La Porta (clarinet, alto saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Joe Morello (drums) Helen Merrill (vocals) unidentified horns and strings, Gil Evans (arranger, conductor)
NYC, June 29, 1956
13582-11By MyselfEmArcy MG 36078
13583-3People Will Say We're In Love-
13584-14You're Lucky To Me-
13700Dream Of You-
* EmArcy MG 36078   Helen Merrill - Dream Of You

Morgana King

Morgana King (vocals) unidentified orchestra
NYC, June 29, 1956
13586Mine For The TakingMercury 70967x45
13587Four Walls, Two Windows And One Broken Heart-
13588Homesick In ParisMercury 70927x45
13589For You And Me-
* Mercury 70967x45   Morgana King - Mine For The Taking / Four Walls, Two Windows And One Broken Heart
* Mercury 70927x45   Morgana King - Homesick In Paris / For You And Me

Pete Rugolo And His Orchestra

Pete Candoli, Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Don Paladino (trumpet -1/4) Milt Bernhart, Herbie Harper, Frank Rosolino (trombone -1/4) George Roberts (bass trombone -1/4) John Cave, Vince DeRosa (French horn -1/4) Clarence Karella (tuba -1/4) Harry Klee (alto saxophone, alto flute, piccolo) Ronny Lang (alto saxophone, flute) Gene Cipriano, Dave Pell (tenor saxophone) Chuck Gentry (baritone saxophone) Larry Bunker (vibraphone, xylophone, percussion, timpani -1/4) Russ Freeman (piano) Howard Roberts (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Pete Rugolo (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, July 9, 1956
1. 13626Later TeamMercury 71004; EmArcy MG 36082; Mercury MG 20551
2. 13627Dream Of YouEmArcy MG 36082; Mercury MG 20550
3. 13628Once In A While-
4. 13629Fawncy Meeting YouEmArcy MG 36082; Mercury MG 20551
5. 13630Smoke Gets In Your EyesEmArcy MG 36115; Mercury MG 20550
* EmArcy MG 36082   Pete Rugolo - Music For Hi-Fi Bugs
* Mercury MG 20551, SR 60119   Pete Rugolo - Rhythm Meets Rugolo
* Mercury MG 20550, SR 60118   Pete Rugolo - Music From Out Of Space
* EmArcy MG 36115   Pete Rugolo - Out On A Limb
* Mercury 71004   Pete Rugolo And His Orchestra (no details)

John Williams

John Williams (piano) and others
NYC, July 9, 1956
13701Original #1Mercury unissued
13702It Don't Mean A Thing-
13703You're My Girl-
13704Speak Low-
13705Sometimes I'm Happy-
13706Ill Wind-
13707Get Happy-
13708Yardbird Suite-

Pete Rugolo And His Orchestra

Pete Candoli, Maynard Ferguson, Ray Linn, Don Paladino (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Herbie Harper, Frank Rosolino (trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) John Cave, Vince DeRosa (French horn) Clarence Karella (tuba) Harry Klee (alto saxophone, alto flute, piccolo) Ronny Lang (alto saxophone, flute) Gene Cipriano, Dave Pell (tenor saxophone) Chuck Gentry (baritone saxophone) Larry Bunker (vibraphone, xylophone, percussion, timpani) Russ Freeman (piano) Howard Roberts (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Pete Rugolo (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, July 10, 1956
13632Don't Play The MelodyEmArcy MG 36115; Mercury MG 20551
13633For Hi-Fi Bugs (Stereo Space Man)EmArcy MG 36082, MG 36088; Mercury MG 20550
13634The Boy Next DoorEmArcy MG 36115; Mercury MG 20550
13635These Foolish ThingsEmArcy MG 36082; Mercury MG 20550
13636Can't We Talk It OverMercury MG 20261
* EmArcy MG 36115   Pete Rugolo - Out On A Limb
* Mercury MG 20551, SR 60119   Pete Rugolo - Rhythm Meets Rugolo
* EmArcy MG 36082   Pete Rugolo - Music For Hi-Fi Bugs
* EmArcy MG 36088   Various Artists - The Greatest Stars Of Jazz Under One Roof
* Mercury MG 20550, SR 60118   Pete Rugolo - Music From Out Of Space
* Mercury MG 20261   Pete Rugolo - An Adventure In Sound - Brass In Hi-Fi
= Mercury MG 20261 (alt.), SR 60044   Pete Rugolo - An Adventure In Sound - Brass

Pete Rugolo And His Orchestra

Pete Candoli, Don Fagerquist, Maynard Ferguson, Ray Linn (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Herbie Harper, Frank Rosolino (trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) John Cave, Vince DeRosa (French horn) Clarence Karella (tuba) Harry Klee (alto saxophone, alto flute, piccolo) Ronny Lang (alto saxophone, flute) Gene Cipriano, Dave Pell (tenor saxophone) Chuck Gentry (baritone saxophone) Larry Bunker (vibraphone, xylophone, percussion, timpani) Russ Freeman (piano) Howard Roberts (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Pete Rugolo (arranger, conductor): Don Fagerquist (trumpet) replaces Paladino
Los Angeles, CA, July 11, 1956
13639Oscar And Pete's BluesEmArcy MG 36082; Mercury MG 20551
13640Cha-Lito LindaEmArcy MG 36115; Mercury MG 20551
13645SnowfallMercury 71004; EmArcy MG 36082; Mercury MG 20550
13647Early DukeEmArcy MG 36115; Mercury MG 20551
13648In A Modal ToneEmArcy MG 36115; Mercury MG 20550
* EmArcy MG 36082   Pete Rugolo - Music For Hi-Fi Bugs
* Mercury MG 20551, SR 60119   Pete Rugolo - Rhythm Meets Rugolo
* EmArcy MG 36115   Pete Rugolo - Out On A Limb
* Mercury MG 20550, SR 60118   Pete Rugolo - Music From Out Of Space
* Mercury 71004   Pete Rugolo And His Orchestra (no details)

Nat Adderley Quintet

Nat Adderley (cornet) Cannonball Adderley (alto saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Charles "Specs" Wright (drums)
NYC, July 12, 1956
13719BiminiEmArcy MG 36100
13720Sermonette-
13721Hoppin' JohnMercury (J) 25PJ-58/61; EmArcy (J) 195J-10083
13722HayseedEmArcy MG 36100
* EmArcy MG 36100   To The Ivy League From Nat Adderley
= EmArcy (J) 195J-10083   To The Ivy League From Nat Adderley + 3
* Mercury (J) 25PJ-58/61   Various Artists - Mercury 40th Anniversary V.S.O.P. Album

Nat Adderley Quintet

Nat Adderley (cornet) Cannonball Adderley (alto saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Sam Jones (bass -1,3) Al McKibbon (bass -2) Charles "Specs" Wright (drums)
NYC, July 18, 1956
1. 13723 | 13738Rattler's GrooveEmArcy MG 36100
2. 13724 | 13739Room 251 (Number 251)-
3. 13725Jackleg-
* EmArcy MG 36100   To The Ivy League From Nat Adderley
= EmArcy (J) 195J-10083   To The Ivy League From Nat Adderley + 3

Nat Adderley Sextet

Nat Adderley (cornet) Cannonball Adderley (alto saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Al McKibbon (bass -1,3/5) Sam Jones (bass -2, cello -3,4) Charles "Specs" Wright (drums)
NYC, July 23, 1956
1. 13726The Fat ManEmArcy MG 36100
2. 13727YesterdaysMercury (J) 25PJ-58/61; EmArcy (J) 195J-10083
3. 13728-1Sam's TuneEmArcy MG 36100
4. 13728-2Sam's Tune (alt. take)Mercury (J) 25PJ-58/61; EmArcy (J) 195J-10083
5. 13729The Nearness Of YouEmArcy MG 36100
* EmArcy MG 36100   To The Ivy League From Nat Adderley
= EmArcy (J) 195J-10083   To The Ivy League From Nat Adderley + 3
* Mercury (J) 25PJ-58/61   Various Artists - Mercury 40th Anniversary V.S.O.P. Album

Art Hodes And His High-Fivers

Byrne "Muggsy" Dawson (cornet) Al Jenkins (trombone) Jimmy Granato (clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) John Frigo (bass) Hap Gormley (drums)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, July 31, 1956
13844Royal Garden BluesMercury MG 20185
13845Organ Glinder-
13846Randolph & Dearborn-
13847South-
* Mercury MG 20185   Art Hodes - Jazz Chicago Style

Max Roach Quintet

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

Max Roach Quintet

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

Gerry Mulligan Sextet

Don Ferrara (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Bill Crow (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, September 26, 1956
14179-2La Plus Que LenteEmArcy MG 36159
14180-8IglooEmArcy MG 36101
14181-2Makin' WhoopeeEmArcy MG 36159
14182-3ElevationEmArcy MG 36101
14183-3Lollypop-
* EmArcy MG 36159   A Profile Of Gerry Mulligan (not released)
= Mercury MG 20453; Universal (J) UCCM 9123   A Profile Of Gerry Mulligan
* EmArcy MG 36101, (J) 195J-34   Gerry Mulligan - Mainstream Of Jazz

Hellen Merrill With Hal Mooney Orchestra

Helen Merrill (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Hal Mooney (arranger, conductor)
NYC, September 27, 1956
14186-6Blue GuitarMercury 71166, (J) 18PJ-1047/50
14187-7Listen-
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1047/50   The Complete Helen Merrill On Mercury
* Mercury 71166   Hellen Merrill With Hal Mooney Orchestra (no details)

Jackie Paris

Jackie Paris (vocals) unidentified orchestra
NYC, September 27, 1956
14184Don't Hurt The GirlMercury 70992; EmArcy (J) 195J-10106
14185Tell Me Something Sweet-
* EmArcy (J) 195J-10106   Songs By Jackie Paris + 2
* Mercury 70992   Jackie Paris (no details)

Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra

Ralph Marterie (trumpet, conductor) Larry Regan (vocals -7,10) unidentified orchestra
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, September, 1956
1. 14300Big DipMercury MG 20294
2. 14301Travel At Your Own RiskMercury 71050, MG 20294
3. 14302Soft ShouldersMercury MG 20294
4. 14303Stop, Look And Listen-
5. 14304Slippery When Wet-
6. 14305Quiet Zone-
7. 14306-1That Mellow SaxophoneMercury 70976
8. 14307-21Do You Ever Think Of Me-
9. 14308Lindaunissued
10. 14309Rocksville To Rollstown-
11. 14310EternallyMercury MG 20174, MG 20397
12. 14311Dancing Trumpet-
* Mercury MG 20294   Ralph Marterie - Jumpin' Trumpet
* Mercury MG 20174   Ralph Marterie - Love Themes From The Classics
= Wing MGW 12160   Ralph Marterie - Love Themes From Classics
* Mercury MG 20397, SR 60036   Ralph Marterie And His Marlboro Men - Hi-Fidelity Concert
* Mercury 71050, 70976   Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra (no details)

Terry Gibbs And His Orchestra

Al DeRisi, Bernie Glow, Ernie Royal, Nick Travis (trumpet) Don Elliott (trumpet, mellophone) Bob Brookmeyer, Urbie Green, Tommy Mitchell, Chauncey Welsch (trombone) Sam Marowitz, Hal McKusick (alto saxophone) Frank Socolow (tenor saxophone) Al Cohn (tenor saxophone, arranger -1, tenor saxophone -2,3) Al Epstein (baritone saxophone) Terry Gibbs (vibraphone) Terry Pollard (piano) Turk Van Lake (guitar) Herman Wright (bass) Jerry Segal (drums) Ernie Wilkins (arranger -2) Manny Albam (arranger -3)
NYC, October 1, 1956
1. 14193Julie's BugleEmArcy MG 36103
2. 14194Let's Wail-
3. 14195Bewitched-
* EmArcy MG 36103   Swingin' With Terry Gibbs

Terry Gibbs And His Orchestra

Al DeRisi, Bernie Glow, Ernie Royal, Nick Travis (trumpet) Don Elliott (trumpet, mellophone) Bob Brookmeyer, Urbie Green, Tommy Mitchell, Chauncey Welsch (trombone) Sam Marowitz, Hal McKusick (alto saxophone) Frank Socolow (tenor saxophone) Al Cohn (tenor saxophone -1,4, tenor saxophone, arranger -2,3) Al Epstein (baritone saxophone) Terry Gibbs (vibraphone) Terry Pollard (piano) Turk Van Lake (guitar) Herman Wright (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Manny Albam (arranger -1,4)
NYC, October 2, 1956
1. 14196Funky SerenadeEmArcy MG 36103
2. 14197Gubi-
3. 14198I Didn't Know About You-
4. 14199Sittin' Sam (The Saychett Man)-
* EmArcy MG 36103   Swingin' With Terry Gibbs

Red Prysock And His Orchestra

Rufus Gore, Red Prysock (tenor saxophone) Clarence "Zack" Wright (baritone saxophone) Lucius Weathers (vibraphone) Oliver Blair (piano) Leo Blevins (guitar) Herbert Gordy (bass) Jerome Potter (drums) Harold Mills (vocals -2)
NYC, October 4, 1956
1. 14313Earth RockMercury MG 20307
2. 14314Teen Age RockMercury 70985x45; Saxophonograph (Swd) BP 502
3. 14315Paquino Walk-
4. 14316Lion's DenMercury MG 20307
* Mercury MG 20307   Red Prysock - The Beat
* Saxophonograph (Swd) BP 502   Red Prysock - Cryin' My Heart Out
* Mercury 70985x45   Red Prysock - Teen Age Rock / Paquino Walk

Terry Gibbs And His Orchestra

Al DeRisi, Bernie Glow, Ernie Royal, Nick Travis (trumpet) Don Elliott (trumpet, mellophone) Urbie Green, Tommy Mitchell, Chauncey Welsch (trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (trombone, arranger -1,3,4, trombone -2) Sam Marowitz, Hal McKusick (alto saxophone) Al Cohn, Frank Socolow (tenor saxophone) Al Epstein (baritone saxophone) Terry Gibbs (vibraphone) Terry Pollard (piano) Turk Van Lake (guitar) Herman Wright (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Ernie Wilkins (arranger -2)
NYC, October 8, 1956
1. 14333Just Plain MeyerEmArcy MG 36103
2. 14334Night Cap-
3. 14335Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joe-
4. 14336Heads Or Tails-
* EmArcy MG 36103   Swingin' With Terry Gibbs

Eddie Kay

Pete Carpenter (trombone) Rudy Cangie (clarinet, oboe, English horn) Bob Nelson (clarinet, bass clarinet, flute, alto flute) Joe Lichter (viola) Gene Garf (piano) Eddie Kay (celeste) Ramez Idress (guitar) Bill Nadel (bass) Carl Maus (drums)
NYC, October 10, 1956
14337ChopsticksMercury MG 20228
14338On The Alamo-
14339Sweet Sue-
14340Kerry Dancers-
14341South Rampart-
14342June-
14343St. Louis Blues-
14344Crazy Rhythm-
14345Song Of India-
14346Dancing Tambourines-
14347Swanee River Boogie-
14348Hawaiian War Chant-
* Mercury MG 20228   Eddie Kay - Music For Popped People

Sil Austin

Sil Austin (tenor saxophone) Doc Bagby (organ) Mickey Baker (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) James Crawford (drums)
NYC, October 15, 1956
14349Dogwood JunctionMercury MG 20237, EP 1-3348
14350The Last TimeMercury 71027x45, MG 20237, EP 1-3349
14351Oochie JohnMercury MG 20237, EP 1-3348
14352Walkin' And Talkin'Mercury MG 20237, EP 1-3347
14353Fine Brown FrameMercury MG 20237, EP 1-3349
14354Shufflin' HomeMercury MG 20237, EP 1-3347
* Mercury MG 20237; Wing MGW 12168   Sil Austin - Slow Walk Rock
* Mercury 71027x45   Sil Austin - The Last Time / Birthday Party
* Mercury EP 1-3348, EP 1-3349, EP 1-3347   Sil Austin (no details)

Sil Austin

Sil Austin (tenor saxophone) Doc Bagby (organ) Mickey Baker (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) James Crawford (drums): same personnel
NYC, October 19, 1956
14355He's A Real Gone GuyMercury 71115x45
14356A Mother's ChildMercury MG 20237, EP 1-3349
14357'Bout TimeMercury MG 20237, EP 1-3348
14358Train WhistleMercury MG 20237, EP 1-3347
14359Pink Shade Of Blue-
14360One Plus Two Is NineMercury MG 20237, EP 1-3349
14361Birthday PartyMercury 71027x45, MG 20237, EP 1-3348; Wing MGW 12211
* Mercury MG 20237; Wing MGW 12168   Sil Austin - Slow Walk Rock
* Wing MGW 12211   Various Artists - Singin' And Swingin'
* Mercury 71115x45   Sil Austin - He's A Real Gone Guy / Dues Day
* Mercury 71027x45   Sil Austin - The Last Time / Birthday Party
* Mercury EP 1-3349, EP 1-3348, EP 1-3347   Sil Austin (no details)

Louis Jordan

Ernie Royal (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Louis Jordan (alto saxophone, vocals) Sam "The Man" Taylor (tenor saxophone) Budd Johnson (tenor, baritone saxophone) Ernie Hayes (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Quincy Jones (arranger, director)
NYC, October 22, 1956
14363-4Ain't Nobody Here But Us ChickensMercury 71023x45, MG 20242
14364-5Choo Choo Ch' Boogie-
14365-4Knock Me A KissMercury MG 20242
14366-2CaldoniaMercury MG 20242, EP 1-3350
14367-5Let The Good Times RollMercury MG 20242
14368-4Is You Is Or Is You Ain't Ma BabyMercury MG 20242, EP 1-3350
14369-2Beware Brother Beware-
* Mercury MG 20242; Wing MGW 12126   Louis Jordan - Somebody Up There Digs Me
= Bear Family (G) BFX 15201   Louis Jordan - Rockin' And Jivin' 1956/57, Vol. 1
= Mercury (J) PHCE 3020   Louis Jordan - Rock'n' Roll
* Mercury 71023x45   Louis Jordan - Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens / Choo Choo Ch' Boogie
* Mercury EP 1-3350   Louis Jordan (no details)

Louis Jordan

Ernie Royal (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Louis Jordan (alto saxophone, vocals) Sam "The Man" Taylor (tenor saxophone) Budd Johnson (baritone saxophone) Ernie Hayes (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Francisco "Chino" Pozo (bongos) Quincy Jones (arranger, director)
NYC, October 23, 1956
14370-7Big BessMercury 70993x45; Bear Family (G) BFX 15201; Mercury (J) PHCE 3020
14371-7Cat Scratchin'-
14372-6Don't Let The Sun Catch You Cryin'Mercury MG 20242
14373-2I'm Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town-
14374-9Salt Pork, West Virginia-
14375-6Run JoeMercury MG 20242, EP 1-3350, MG 20287
14376-5Early In The MorningMercury MG 20242
* Mercury MG 20242; Wing MGW 12126   Louis Jordan - Somebody Up There Digs Me
= Bear Family (G) BFX 15201   Louis Jordan - Rockin' And Jivin' 1956/57, Vol. 1
= Mercury (J) PHCE 3020   Louis Jordan - Rock'n' Roll
* Mercury MG 20287   Various Artists - Fire Down Below
* Mercury 70993x45   Louis Jordan - Big Bess / Cat Scratchin'
* Mercury EP 1-3350   Louis Jordan (no details)

Pete Rugolo And His Orchestra

Pete Candoli, Don Fagerquist, Maynard Ferguson, Ray Linn (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Herbie Harper, Frank Rosolino (trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) John Cave, Vince DeRosa (French horn) Jay McAllister (tuba) Harry Klee (alto saxophone, alto flute, piccolo) Bud Shank (alto saxophone, flute) Bob Cooper, Dave Pell (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Giuffre (baritone saxophone) Larry Bunker (vibraphone, xylophone, percussion, timpani) Russ Freeman (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Pete Rugolo (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, October 29, 1956
14419Sunday, Monday Or AlwaysEmArcy MG 36115; Mercury MG 20551
14420Ballade For DrumsEmArcy MG 36115; Mercury MG 20550
14421Nancy (With The Laughing Face)EmArcy MG 36115; Mercury MG 20551
14422Repetitious Riff-
* EmArcy MG 36115   Pete Rugolo - Out On A Limb
* Mercury MG 20551, SR 60119   Pete Rugolo - Rhythm Meets Rugolo
* Mercury MG 20550, SR 60118   Pete Rugolo - Music From Out Of Space

Pete Rugolo And His Orchestra

Harry Klee, Bud Shank (alto saxophone, flute) Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone, oboe) Dave Pell (tenor saxophone, bass clarinet, English horn) Chuck Gentry (baritone saxophone) Andre Previn (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) unidentified 5 reeds, Pete Rugolo (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, October 30, 1956
14429ImpressionismMercury MG 20260
14430Spring Is Here-
14431If You Could See Me Now-
14432Collaboration-
14433Theme For Alto-
14434Interlude-
* Mercury MG 20260   Pete Rugolo - An Adventure In Sound - Reeds In Hi-Fi
= Mercury MG 20260 (alt.), SR 60039   Pete Rugolo - An Adventure In Sound - Reeds

Pete Rugolo And His Orchestra

Pete Candoli, Don Fagerquist, Maynard Ferguson, Ray Linn (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Herbie Harper, Frank Rosolino (trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) John Cave, Vince DeRosa, John Graas (French horn) Clarence Karella (tuba) Andre Previn (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Larry Bunker (percussion) Pete Rugolo (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, October 31, 1956
14441GodchildMercury MG 20261
14442My Mother's Eyes-
14443Brass At Work-
14444All The Things You Are-
* Mercury MG 20261   Pete Rugolo - An Adventure In Sound - Brass In Hi-Fi
= Mercury MG 20261 (alt.), SR 60044   Pete Rugolo - An Adventure In Sound - Brass

Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra

Ralph Marterie (trumpet, conductor) Larry Regan (vocals -3) unidentified orchestra
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, October, 1956
1. 14536Cattle CrossingMercury MG 20294
2. PB31Cattle Crossing (stereo version)Mercury MG 20294 (alt.)
3. 14537Green Light-GoMercury MG 20294, SR 60035
4. 14538School Zone-
5. 14539Red Light-Stop-
6. 14540Dangerous Curve-
7. 14541No ParkingMercury MG 20294
8. PB36No Parking (stereo version)Mercury MG 20294 (alt.)
9. 14544Guaglione (Little Boy) (Bambino)Mercury 71007, 20336, 20397, SR 60036
* Mercury MG 20294   Ralph Marterie - Jumpin' Trumpet
* Mercury MG 20294 (alt.), SR 60035   Ralph Marterie - College Dance Favorites
* Mercury SR 60036   Ralph Marterie And His Marlboro Men - Hi-Fidelity Concert
* Mercury 71007, 20336, 20397   Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra (no details)

Ernestine Anderson With Harry Arnolds Orchestra

Ernie Royal (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Benny Golson (tenor saxophone) Romeo Penque (baritone saxophone, flute) Hank Jones (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Mike Pacheco (congas) Ernestine Anderson (vocals) Guildhall String Ensemble, Hal Mooney (director)
October, 1956
Mad About The BoyMercury MG 20354
Did I Remember-
Day Dream-
Experiment-
That Old Feeling-
The Song Is Ended-
Love For Sale-
Autumn In New York-
My Man-
Ill Wind (You're Blowin' Me No Good)-
Little Girl Blue-
Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams (And Dream Your Troubles Away)-
* Mercury MG 20354   Ernestine Anderson - Hot Cargo!

Pete Rugolo And His Orchestra

Harry Klee, Bud Shank (alto saxophone, flute) Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone, oboe) Dave Pell (tenor saxophone, bass clarinet, English horn) Chuck Gentry (baritone saxophone) Andre Previn (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) unidentified 5 reeds, Pete Rugolo (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, November 1, 1956
14451Walking ShoesMercury MG 20260
14452Igor Beaver-
14453Yardbird Suite-
14454Our Waltz-
14455Polytonal Blues-
* Mercury MG 20260   Pete Rugolo - An Adventure In Sound - Reeds In Hi-Fi
= Mercury MG 20260 (alt.), SR 60039   Pete Rugolo - An Adventure In Sound - Reeds

Pete Rugolo And His Orchestra

Pete Candoli, Don Fagerquist, Maynard Ferguson, Ray Linn (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Herbie Harper, Frank Rosolino (trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) John Cave, Vince DeRosa, John Graas (French horn) Clarence Karella (tuba) Claude Williamson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Larry Bunker (percussion) Pete Rugolo (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, November 21, 1956
14462TemptationMercury MG 20261
14463Song For Tuba-
14464Everything Happens To Me-
14465A Rose For David-
14466Salute-
* Mercury MG 20261   Pete Rugolo - An Adventure In Sound - Brass In Hi-Fi
= Mercury MG 20261 (alt.), SR 60044   Pete Rugolo - An Adventure In Sound - Brass

Dinah Washington With Hal Mooney Orchestra

Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Hal Mooney (arranger, conductor)
NYC, November 21, 1956
14382To Love And Be LovedMercury 71018, (J) 18PJ-10215/18
14383All Because Of You-
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10215/18   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 3: 1956-1958
* Mercury 71018   Dinah Washington With Hal Mooney Orchestra (no details)

Dinah Washington With Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Ernie Royal, Charlie Shavers, Clark Terry, Joe Wilder (trumpet) Don Elliott (trumpet, mellophone, vibraphone, bongos) Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Quentin Jackson (trombone) Tom Mitchell (bass trombone) Hal McKusick, Anthony Ortega (alto saxophone) Jerome Richardson, Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Sleepy Anderson (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Jimmy Crawford (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
NYC, November 21, 1956
14384I'll Drown In My TearsMercury (J) 18PJ-10215/18
14385You Let My Love Get ColdMercury 71043, MG 20928
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10215/18   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 3: 1956-1958
* Mercury MG 20928, SR 60928   Dinah Washington/Quincy Jones - Queen And Quincy
* Mercury 71043   Dinah Washington With Quincy Jones And His Orchestra (no details)

Dinah Washington With Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Ernie Royal, Charlie Shavers, Clark Terry, Joe Wilder (trumpet) Don Elliott (trumpet, mellophone, vibraphone, bongos) Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Quentin Jackson (trombone) Tom Mitchell (bass trombone) Anthony Ortega (alto saxophone) Hal McKusick (alto saxophone -1/3, alto saxophone, flute -4) Jerome Richardson, Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Sleepy Anderson (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Jimmy Crawford (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
NYC, December 4, 1956
1. 14386Somebody Loves MeEmArcy MG 36104
2. 14387Perdido-
3. 14388Caravan-
4. 14389Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby-
* EmArcy MG 36104   Dinah Washington - The Swingin' Miss D

Dinah Washington With Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Bernie Glow, Charlie Shavers, Clark Terry, Nick Travis (trumpet) Don Elliott (trumpet, mellophone, vibraphone, bongos) Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Quentin Jackson (trombone) Tom Mitchell (bass trombone) Hal McKusick, Anthony Ortega (alto saxophone) Jerome Richardson, Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Sleepy Anderson (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals) Ernie Wilkins (arranger -4) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor -1/3, conductor -4)
NYC, December 5, 1956
1. 14390They Didn't Believe MeEmArcy MG 36104
2. 14391But Not For Me-
3. 14392You're Crying-
4. 14393Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye-
* EmArcy MG 36104   Dinah Washington - The Swingin' Miss D

Dinah Washington With Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Jimmy Maxwell, Charlie Shavers, Clark Terry (trumpet) Doc Severinsen (trumpet -1,2,4) Doc Sceverinsen (trumpet -3) Don Elliott (trumpet, mellophone, vibraphone, bongos -1,3,4, trumpet, mellophone, vibraphone, xylophone, bongos -2) Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Quentin Jackson (trombone) Tom Mitchell (bass trombone) Hal McKusick, Anthony Ortega (alto saxophone) Jerome Richardson, Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Sleepy Anderson (piano, celeste -1, piano -2/4) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals) Benny Golson (arranger -3) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor -1,2,4, conductor -3)
NYC, December 6, 1956
1. 14394I'll Close My EyesEmArcy MG 36104
2. 14395Makin' Whoopee-
3. 14396Never Let Me Go-
4. 14397Bargain DayMercury (J) 18PJ-10215/18
* EmArcy MG 36104   Dinah Washington - The Swingin' Miss D
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10215/18   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 3: 1956-1958

Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra

Ralph Marterie (trumpet, conductor) unidentified orchestra
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, December, 1956
14814TrickyMercury 71050, MG 20336, SR 60004
14815Somebody Loves MeWing MGW 12154, SRW 16511
14816I'll See You In My DreamsMercury MG 20397
* Mercury MG 20336   The Hits That Made Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra Famous
* Mercury SR 60004   Ralph Marterie And His Marlboro Men - Dance Party
= Wing MGW 12259, SRW 16259   Ralph Marterie - Dance Party
* Wing MGW 12154, SRW 12511   Ralph Marterie - Marvelous Marterie
* Mercury MG 20397, SR 60036   Ralph Marterie And His Marlboro Men - Hi-Fidelity Concert
* Mercury 71050; Wing SRW 16511   Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra (no details)

Buddy Morrow And His Orchestra

Walt Stewart (trumpet) Buddy Morrow (trombone, leader) Dick Johnson (alto saxophone) Scott LaFaro (bass) unidentified orchestra
Chicago, IL, 1956
13306Theme From "The Proud Ones"Wing W 90079
13307Paradise Lost-
13308LauraMercury MG 20167, MG 20221
13309Portrait Of JennieMercury MG 20221
* Mercury MG 20167   Various Artists - Sweet And Solid
* Mercury MG 20221   Buddy Morrow And His Golden Trombone
* Wing W 90079, W 90079x45   Buddy Morrow - Theme From "The Proud Ones" / Paradise Lost

Bill Harris

Bill Harris (guitar)
NYC, 1956
13438I Can't Get StartedEmArcy MG 36097
13439A Kiss And The WindMercury unissued
13440SpringEmArcy MG 36113
13441LoverEmArcy MG 36097
13442Cherokee-
13443Dreaming-
13444Ethyl-
13445Baker's DozenMercury unissued
13446IvanhoeEmArcy MG 36097
13447Possessed-
13448K.C. Shuffle-
13449Stompin' At The Savoy-
* EmArcy MG 36097   Bill Harris - Stompin' At The Savoy
* EmArcy MG 36113   Bill Harris - The Harris Touch
= Mercury MG 20552, SR 60120   Bill Harris - Jazz Guitar

Brook Benton With Ray Ellis Orchestra

Brook Benton (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Ray Ellis (arranger, conductor)
NYC, 1956
12634EndlesslyMercury 71443, EP 1-3394, EP 1-4031, MG 20464, MG 20511, MG 200C, MG 20607
12635So CloseMercury 71443, MG 20565, MG 20607
12636So Many WaysMercury 71512x45, EP 1-3394, EP 1-4033, MG 20493, MG 20565, MG 200C, MG 20607
12637How Many TimesMercury 71558x45, MG 20607
* Mercury MG 20464, SR 60146   Brook Benton - Endlessly
* Mercury MG 20511, SR 60217   Various Artists - Golden Goodies
* Mercury MG 20607   Brook Benton Golden Hits
* Mercury MG 20565, SR 60225   Brook Benton - I Love You In So Many Ways
* Mercury MG 20493, SR 60172   Various Artists - 14 Newies But Goodies
* Mercury MG 200C, SR 600C   Brook Benton - ???
* Mercury 71512x45   Brook Benton - So Many Ways / I Want You Forever
* Mercury 71558x45   Brook Benton - How Many Times / This Time Of The Year
* Mercury 71443, EP 1-3394, EP 1-4031, EP 1-4033   Brook Benton With Ray Ellis Orchestra (no details)

Georgia Gibbs

Buddy Weed (piano) Tony Mottola (guitar) Arnold Fishkind (bass) Jimmie Crawford (drums) Georgia Gibbs (vocals) Glen Osser (arranger, conductor)
NYC, 1956
13013The One I Love Belongs To Somebody ElseMercury MG 20170, EP 1-3241
13014Comes LoveMercury MG 20170, EP 1-3337
13015One For My Baby-
13016Deed I Do-
13017I Get A Kick Out Of YouMercury MG 20170
13018On The Sunny Side Of The Street-
13031Lonesome Road-
13032-1Happiness Is A Thing Called JoeMercury 70920, MG 20170
13033Let's Do It (, Let's Fall In Love)Mercury MG 20170, EP 1-3337
13034I Got It Bad And That Ain't GoodMercury MG 20170
13035Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams-
13036You've Got To See Mama Ev'ry Night-
* Mercury MG 20170   Georgia Gibbs - Swinging With Her Nibs
* Mercury EP 1-3241, EP 1-3337, 70920   Georgia Gibbs (no details)

Glenn Osser And His Orchestra

Phil Kraus (vibraphone) Andy Ackers (piano) George Barnes (guitar) Jack Lesberg (bass) Jimmie Crawford (drums)
NYC, 1956
13878Out Of NowhereMercury MG 20218; Wing MGW 12209
13879A Sinner Kissed An Angel-
13880It All Depends On You-
13881I'm Glad There Is YouMercury MG 20218, MEP 11
13882Little White LiesMercury MG 20218; Wing MGW 12209
13883Stars Fell On Alabama-
13893P.S. I Love You-
13894Louise-
13895Polka Dots And Moonbeams-
13896Don't Get Around Much Anymore-
13897When We're Alone (Penthouse Serenade)Mercury MG 20218, MEP 11
13898Ain't Misbehavin'Mercury MG 20218; Wing MGW 12209
* Mercury MG 20218   Glenn Osser - Be There At 5
* Wing MGW 12209   Glenn Osser - Be There At 5
* Mercury MEP 11   Glenn Osser And His Orchestra (no details)

Miyoshi Umeki With Hugo Peretti Orchestra

Miyoshi Umeki (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Hugo Peretti (arranger, conductor)
NYC, 1956
13884If I Give My Heart To YouMercury MG 20165; Wing MGW 12148
13885I'm In The Mood For Love-
13886China Nights (Shina No Yoru)-
13887My Baby's Comin' Home-
13888Slowly Go Out Of Your Mind-
13889Teach Me Tonight-
13890'S WonderfulMercury MG 20165
13891Sayonara (Japanese Farewell Song)Mercury 71216x45, MG 20165
13892Over The RainbowMercury MG 20165; Wing MGW 12148
* Mercury MG 20165; Universal (J) UCCM 9040   Miyoshi Umeki - Miyoshi Sings For Arthur Godfrey
* Wing MGW 12148   Miyoshi Umeki - Miyoshi - Singing Star Of Rodgers And Hammerstein's Flower Drum Song
* Mercury 71216x45   Miyoshi Umeki - Sayonara (Japanese Farewell Song) / Be Sweet Tonight

Richard Hayman And His Orchestra

Richard Hayman (harmonica) unidentified orchestra
NYC, 1956
12991I Could Have Danced All NightMercury MG 20192
12992On The Street Where You Live-
12994With A Little Bit Of Luck-
* Mercury MG 20192   Richard Hayman - Instrumental Selections From "My Fair Lady"

Buddy Morrow And His Orchestra

Walt Stewart (trumpet) Buddy Morrow (trombone, leader) Dick Johnson (alto saxophone) Scott LaFaro (bass) unidentified orchestra
NYC, 1956
13422My Foolish HeartMercury MG 20221
13423Symphony-
13424There Will Never Be Another You-
* Mercury MG 20221   Buddy Morrow And His Golden Trombone

Richard Hayman And His Orchestra

Richard Hayman (harmonica) Martin Gold (piano -2) unidentified orchestra
NYC, 1956
1. 13005Street Of TearsMercury 70884; Wing MGW 12159
2. 13006Autumn ConcertoMercury 70884
3. 13007The Rain In SpainMercury MG 20192
4. 13008I've Grown Accustomed To Your Face-
5. 13030The Most Happy FellaWing MGW 12159
6. 13039Get Me To The Church On TimeMercury MG 20192
7. 13334Without You-
8. 13335Show Me-
9. 13336Why Can't The English-
10. 13337Wouldn't It Be Loverly-
11. 13338You Did It-
12. 13339Ascot Gavotte-
* Wing MGW 12159   Richard Hayman - ???
* Mercury MG 20192   Richard Hayman - Instrumental Selections From "My Fair Lady"
* Mercury 70884   Richard Hayman And His Orchestra (no details)

Dick Contino With Orchestra

Dick Contino (accordion) unidentified orchestra, David Carroll (conductor)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, 1956
13841Two Loves Have I (J'Ai Deux Amours)Mercury 71079, MG 20142
13842Comme Ci, Comme CaMercury MG 20142
13843The Song From Moulin Rouge (Where Is Your Heart)-
13848The Petite Waltz-
13849Mam'selle-
13850Under The Bridges Of Paris-
13851Symphony-
13852My Man-
* Mercury MG 20142   Dick Contino - An Accordion In Paris
* Mercury 71079   Dick Contino With Orchestra (no details)

Gus Bivona

Gus Bivona (clarinet) and others
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, 1956
13310Gus On A BusMercury unissued
13311When Uba Plays The Tuba-
13312Organ Grinder's Swing-
13313Querida-

Harry Blons And His Dixie Six

Larry Brakke (trumpet) Earl Irons (trombone) Harry Blons (clarinet) Howard "Hod" Russell (piano) Bernie Sundermeyer (bass) Warren Thewis (drums) George Stone (arranger -2,5,6)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, 1956
1. 14002Just A Closer Walk With Theeunissued
2. 14003Under The Double Eagle MarchMercury MG 20222
3. 14004Singin' The Blues Till My Daddy Comes Home-
4. 14005Clarinet Marmalade-
5. 14006Swing Low, Sweet Chariot-
6. 14007When The Saints Go Marching In-
7. 14008Gene's Tune-
8. 14009Is It True What They Say About Dixie-
9. 14010Muskrat Rambleunissued
10. 14011National Emblem MarchMercury MG 20222
11. 14012How Come You Do Me Like You Do Do Do-
12. 14013That's A Plenty-
* Mercury MG 20222   Harry Blons And His Dixie Six - 6 On A Dixie Kick

Rusty Draper With David Carroll Orchestra

Rusty Draper (vocals) The Jack Halloran Singers (vocal group -1/3,10/14) unidentified orchestra (-1/9,11/14) David Carroll (conductor -1/9,11/14)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, 1956
1. 13698In The Cool, Cool, Cool Of The EveningMercury MG 20173
2. 13699Moon Country-
3. 13800Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief-
4. 13801Ole Buttermilk Sky-
5. 13802Lazy Bones-
6. 13803Georgia On My Mind-
7. 13805Ole Rockin' Chair-
8. 13806Judy-
9. 13807Hong Kong Blues-
10. 13808In The Middle Of The HouseMercury 70921
11. 13809My Resistance Is LowMercury MG 20173
12. 13810Small Fry-
13. 13811Pink CadillacMercury 70921
14. 13812GiantMercury 70938
* Mercury MG 20173   Rusty Draper - Rusty Meets Hoagy
* Mercury 70921, 70938   Rusty Draper With David Carroll Orchestra (no details)

The Crew Cuts

John Perkins (lead voice) Pat Barrett (tenor voice) Rudi Maugeri (baritone voice) Ray Perkins (bass voice) unidentified orchestra, David Carroll (conductor)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, 1956
13321It's Too Lateunissued
13322Rebel In TownMercury 70890
13323Tell Me Why-
13324Love Me BabyMercury MG 20199
* Mercury MG 20199   The Crew Cuts - Music Ala Carte
* Mercury 70890   The Crew Cuts (no details)

David Carroll And His Orchestra

June Brown (vocals -6) unidentified orchestra, David Carroll (leader, arranger, conductor)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, 1956
1. 13553Marimba CharlestonMercury 70896x45, MG 20281, MG 20281 (alt.); Wing MGW 12106
2. 13554WhisperingMercury 70896x45; Wing MGW 12212
3. 13815Lonely SeptemberMercury MG 20154
4. 13816 | PB1A Gliss To RememberMercury MG 20154, SR 60001
5. 13817 | PB2TreadmillMercury MG 20154, SR 60026
6. 13818Love Theme From "Giant"Mercury 70952x45, MG 20301
* Mercury MG 20281   David Carroll - Let's Dance
* Mercury MG 20281 (alt.)   David Carroll - Let's Dance
* Wing MGW 12106   David Carroll - Dance Date
* Mercury MG 20154   David Carroll - Shimmering Strings
* Mercury SR 60001   David Carroll - Let's Dance
* Mercury SR 60026   David Carroll - The Feathery Feeling
* Mercury MG 20301   David Carroll - Dreams
* Mercury 70896x45   David Carroll - Marimba Charleston / Whispering
* Mercury 70952x45   David Carroll - Love Theme From "Giant" / By The Fountains Of Rome
* Wing MGW 12212   David Carroll And His Orchestra (no details)

The Crew Cuts

John Perkins (lead voice) Pat Barrett (tenor voice) Rudi Maugeri (baritone voice) Ray Perkins (bass voice) unidentified orchestra, David Carroll (conductor)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, 1956
13681After I Say I'm SorryMercury MG 20199
13682A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square-
13683Bei Mir Bist Du SchonMercury 70922
13684Only ForerverMercury MG 20199
13685The Frim Fram Sauce-
136869:20 Special-
13687Johnson Rag-
13688Idaho-
13689Candy-
13690Then I'll Be Happy-
13691The Nite We Called It A Day-
13692There I Go-
* Mercury MG 20199   The Crew Cuts - Music Ala Carte
* Mercury 70922   The Crew Cuts (no details)

Buddy Morrow And His Orchestra

Walt Stewart (trumpet) Buddy Morrow (trombone, leader) Dick Johnson (alto saxophone) Scott LaFaro (bass) unidentified orchestra
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, 1956
14035The Song Is YouMercury MG 20221
14036Cerise-
14037You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To-
14038This Is Autumn-
* Mercury MG 20221   Buddy Morrow And His Golden Trombone

David Carroll And His Orchestra

The Jack Halloran Singers (vocal group) unidentified orchestra, David Carroll (leader, arranger, conductor)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, 1956
13869By The Fountains Of RomeMercury 70952x45; Wing MGW 12212
* Mercury 70952x45   David Carroll - Love Theme From "Giant" / By The Fountains Of Rome
* Wing MGW 12212   David Carroll And His Orchestra (no details)

Buddy Morrow And His Orchestra

Walt Stewart (trumpet) Buddy Morrow (trombone, leader) Dick Johnson (alto saxophone) Scott LaFaro (bass) unknown (vocal group -1) unidentified orchestra
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, 1956
1. 14585The Trolley Songunissued
2. 14580Pink LadyMercury MG 20396
3. 14581I'll Close My EyesMercury MG 20221, MG 20396
4. 14582With A Song In My HeartMercury MG 20221, EP 1-4040, MG 20396
5. 14583Rib JointMercury 71024, MG 20396
6. 14584With The Wind And The Rain In Your HairMercury MG 20221, MG 20396, MG 20795
* Mercury MG 20396, SR 60009   Buddy Morrow - Night Train
* Mercury MG 20221   Buddy Morrow And His Golden Trombone
* Mercury MG 20795, SR 60795   Various Artists - Spring Is Here
* Mercury EP 1-4040, 71024   Buddy Morrow And His Orchestra (no details)

Miyoshi Umeki With David Carroll Orchestra

Miyoshi Umeki (vocals) unidentified orchestra, David Carroll (arranger, conductor)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, 1956?
13200The Little Lost DogMercury 70880x45; Wing MGW 12148; Universal (J) UCCM 9040
13201The Story You're About To Hear Is TrueMercury 70880x45
* Wing MGW 12148   Miyoshi Umeki - Miyoshi - Singing Star Of Rodgers And Hammerstein's Flower Drum Song
* Universal (J) UCCM 9040   Miyoshi Umeki - Miyoshi Sings For Arthur Godfrey
* Mercury 70880x45   Miyoshi Umeki - The Little Lost Dog / The Story You're About To Hear Is True

David Carroll And His Orchestra

unidentified orchestra, David Carroll (leader, arranger, conductor)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, 1956?
14525 | PB20Dancing TambourineMercury MG 20281, MG 20281 (alt.), SR 60001
14526 | PB21Dixie Dawn Patrol-
14527 | PB22YearningMercury 71000x45, MG 20281, SR 60001
14528 | PB23My SinMercury MG 20281, SR 60001
14529 | PB24Armen's ThemeMercury 71000x45, SR 60001
* Mercury MG 20281   David Carroll - Let's Dance
* Mercury MG 20281 (alt.)   David Carroll - Let's Dance
* Mercury SR 60001   David Carroll - Let's Dance
* Mercury 71000x45   David Carroll - Yearning / Armen's Theme

Carl Stevens And His Circus Band

Carl Stevens And His Circus Band
probably maybe 1956-1957?
The Dance Of The Snake CharmerMercury MG 20212
The Mosquito Parade-
El Captain-
Colonel Bogey-
Bombasto-
Muskrat Ramble-
The William Tell Gallop-
The Invincible Eagle-
The Thunderer-
Semper Paratus-
Asleep In The Deep-
Anchors Aweigh-
* Mercury MG 20212   Carl Stevens - Music From The Big Top