Mercury Records Discography: 1957

1957

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 -1,2, piano, vocals -3,4) Chauncey "Lord" Westbrook (guitar) Leon Spann (bass) Emmanuel Simms (drums) Ella Johnson (vocals -2) The Bee Jays (vocal group -1)
NYC, January 3, 1957
1. 14483-4Oh! Baby Don't You KnowMercury 71068x45, MG 20322, EP 1-3385
2. 14484You'd Better Believe MeMercury MG 20322, EP 1-3385
3. 14486-1Rock On (alt. take)Bear Family (G) BCD 15479
4. 14486-5Rock OnMercury 71068x45, MG 20322
* Mercury MG 20322   Buddy Johnson - Walkin'
* Bear Family (G) BCD 15479   Buddy Johnson/Ella Johnson - 1953-1964
* Mercury 71068x45   Buddy Johnson - Oh! Baby Don't You Know / Rock On
* Mercury EP 1-3385   Buddy Johnson And His Orchestra (no details)

Kitty White With Hal Mooney Orchestra

Kitty White (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Hal Mooney (arranger, conductor)
NYC, January 7, 1957
14479I Wanna Be WantedMercury 71046x45
14480Askillamadillamajee-
* Mercury 71046x45   Kitty White - I Wanna Be Wanted / Askillamadillamajee

Sil Austin

Sil Austin (tenor saxophone) and others
NYC, January 15, 1957
14495Cat Walkunissued
14496The Hungry EyeMercury 71442x45, 71475x45, C 30080x45
14497The Indian Are Comingunissued
14498Crazy Rhythm-
* Mercury 71442x45   Sil Austin - The Hungry Eye / Danny Boy
* Mercury 71475x45   Sil Austin - The Hungry Eye / ???
* Mercury C 30080x45   Sil Austin (no details)

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)
NYC, January 23, 1957
14622Lawdy Miss ClawdyMercury MG 20307
14623Foot Stompin'-
14624Mashin' Potatoes-
* Mercury MG 20307   Red Prysock - The Beat

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): same personnel
NYC, January 24, 1957
14625Rooster WalkMercury 71175x45, MG 20307
14626Pog WogMercury 71054x45, MG 20307
14627Two Point EightMercury 71175x45, MG 20307
14628Head Snappin'Mercury 71054x45
* Mercury MG 20307   Red Prysock - The Beat
* Mercury 71175x45   Red Prysock - Rooster Walk / Two Point Eight
* Mercury 71054x45   Red Prysock - Pog Wog / Head Snappin'

Louis Jordan

Louis Jordan (alto saxophone, vocals) Francisco "Chino" Pozo (bongos -1) and others
NYC, January 25, 1957
1. 14629-11Morning LightMercury 71052x45; Bear Family (G) BFX 15201; Mercury (J) PHCE 3020
2. 14630-4Fire (alt. take)Bear Family (G) BFX 15201
3. 14630-8FireMercury 71106x45; Bear Family (G) BFX 15201; Mercury (J) PHCE 3020
4. 14631-4Rock DocMercury 71052x45; Bear Family (G) BFX 15201; Mercury (J) PHCE 3020
5. 14632-8Ella MaeMercury 71106x45; Bear Family (G) BFX 15201; Mercury (J) PHCE 3020
* Bear Family (G) BFX 15201   Louis Jordan - Rockin' And Jivin' 1956/57, Vol. 1
* Mercury (J) PHCE 3020   Louis Jordan - Rock'n' Roll
* Mercury 71052x45   Louis Jordan - Morning Light / Rock Doc
* Mercury 71106x45   Louis Jordan - Fire / Ella Mae

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)
NYC, January 31, 1957
14633Tea BirdMercury MG 20307
14634Purple Wall-
14635He's A Real Gone Guy-
14636Moonday-
* Mercury MG 20307   Red Prysock - The Beat

Cannonball Adderley Quintet

Nat Adderley (cornet) Cannonball Adderley (alto saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
Capitol Studios, NYC, February 6, 1957
14637SpectacularEmArcy MG 36110, EMS 2-404
14638Miss Jackie's Delight-
14639Tribute To BrownieEmArcy MG 36110
14640Cobbweb-
* EmArcy MG 36110   Cannonball Adderley - Sophisticated Swing
* EmArcy EMS 2-404   Cannonball Adderley - Beginnings

Cannonball Adderley Quintet

Nat Adderley (cornet -1,3/5) Cannonball Adderley (alto saxophone -1,3/5) Junior Mance (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
Capitol Studios, NYC, February 7, 1957
1. 1464118th Century BallroomMercury MG 20616
2. 14642Stella By StarlightEmArcy MG 36110
3. 14643Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be)Mercury MG 20616
4. 14644A Foggy Day-
5. 14645Hoppin' John-
* Mercury MG 20616, SR 60616; Universal (J) UCCM 9124   Cannonball Adderley - Cannonball Enroute
* EmArcy MG 36110   Cannonball Adderley - Sophisticated Swing

Cannonball Adderley Quintet

Nat Adderley (cornet) Cannonball Adderley (alto saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
Capitol Studios, NYC, February 8, 1957
14646JeanieEmArcy MG 36110
14647Eadie McLinMercury unissued
14648The Way You Look TonightMercury MG 20616; EmArcy EMS 2-404
14649PorkyMercury MG 20616
* EmArcy MG 36110   Cannonball Adderley - Sophisticated Swing
* Mercury MG 20616, SR 60616; Universal (J) UCCM 9124   Cannonball Adderley - Cannonball Enroute
* EmArcy EMS 2-404   Cannonball Adderley - Beginnings

Cannonball Adderley Quintet

Nat Adderley (cornet) Cannonball Adderley (alto saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums): same personnel
NYC, February 11, 1957
14655Another Kind Of SoulEmArcy MG 36110
14660Spring Is Here-
14661That Funky TrainMercury MG 20616
14662Eddie McLinEmArcy MG 36110
* EmArcy MG 36110   Cannonball Adderley - Sophisticated Swing
* Mercury MG 20616, SR 60616; Universal (J) UCCM 9124   Cannonball Adderley - Cannonball Enroute

Sarah Vaughan And Her Trio

Jimmy Jones (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals)
NYC, February 14, 1957
14669-3Words Can't DescribeEmArcy MG 36109
14670-6Pennies From Heaven-
14671-4All Of Me-
14672-2I Cried For You-
14673-4Linger AwhileMercury (J) 18PJ-1036/40
* EmArcy MG 36109   Sarah Vaughan - Swingin' Easy
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1036/40   The Complete Sarah Vaughan On Mercury, Vol. 2: Sings Great American Songs 1956-1957

Richard Hayman And His Orchestra

unidentified orchestra, Richard Hayman (leader, arranger, conductor)
NYC, February 19, 1957
14849RhapsoderoMercury MG 20296, SR 60000
14850La Comparsa-
14851Maria-La-O (Maria My Own)-
14852Tropical Merengue-
14853Cordoba-
* Mercury MG 20296   Richard Hayman - Havana In Hi-Fi
* Mercury SR 60000   Richard Hayman - Havana In Hi-Fi

Helen Merrill With Hal Mooney's Orchestra

Marian McPartland (piano) Bill Mure (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Sol Gubin (drums) Helen Merrill (vocals) unidentified strings, Hal Mooney (arranger, conductor)
NYC, February 21, 1957
14855I'll Be AroundEmArcy MG 36107
14856Soft As Spring-
14857If I Forget You-
14858After You-
14859It's A Lazy Afternoon-
* EmArcy MG 36107   Helen Merrill - Merrill At Midnight

Richard Hayman And His Orchestra

unidentified orchestra, Richard Hayman (leader, arranger, conductor)
NYC, February 21, 1957
14854Caminito (Little Lane)Mercury MG 20296, SR 60000
14865Love And The World Loves With You (Amor Que Bonito)-
14866My Hopeful Heart (Yo Nada Puedo Hacer)-
14867Yours (Quiereme Mucho)Mercury MG 20296
14868I Won't Stand In Your Way (Me Has Dejado)Mercury MG 20296, SR 60000
14869Del PradoMercury MG 20296
* Mercury MG 20296   Richard Hayman - Havana In Hi-Fi
* Mercury SR 60000   Richard Hayman - Havana In Hi-Fi

Buddy Morrow And His Orchestra

Buddy Morrow (trombone, leader) Tomy Alamo (vocals -1/3) Betty Ann Blake, Don Trube (vocals -8) The Ray Charles Singers (vocal group -1,2) unidentified orchestra
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, February 26, 1957
1. 14880Everything Happens To MeMercury MG 20290
2. 14881I'm Getting Sentimental Over You-
3. 14882MarieMercury MG 20062, MG 20290
4. 14883Easy, Easy Does ItMercury 71137x45, MG 20290
5. 14884Sleepy LagoonMercury MG 20290
6. 14885Violets For Your Furs-
7. 14886Opus #1-
8. 14887Yes Indeed-
* Mercury MG 20290   A Tribute To A Sentimental Gentleman (Buddy Morrow Plays Tommy Dorsey)
= Wing MGW 12105   Buddy Morrow - Golden Trombone: A Tribute To A Sentimental Gentleman
* Mercury MG 20062   Buddy Morrow - Shall We Dance
* Mercury 71137x45   Buddy Morrow - Easy, Easy Does It / Midnight March

Helen Merrill With Hal Mooney's Orchestra

Marian McPartland (piano) Bill Mure (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Sol Gubin (drums) Helen Merrill (vocals) unidentified strings, Hal Mooney (arranger, conductor)
NYC, February 27, 1957
14888If You GoEmArcy MG 36107
14889If Love Were All (master)-
14889-8If Love Were All (hold)Mercury (J) 18PJ-1047/50
14890Easy Come, Easy GoEmArcy MG 36107
14891The Things We Did Last Summer-
14892Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair-
* EmArcy MG 36107   Helen Merrill - Merrill At Midnight
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1047/50   The Complete Helen Merrill On Mercury

Sil Austin Sextet

Sil Austin (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone) unknown (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
NYC, February 28, 1957
14893PretendMercury 71077x45
14894Seven Days In Barcelona-
* Mercury 71077x45   Sil Austin - Pretend / Seven Days In Barcelona

Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra

Ralph Marterie (trumpet, conductor) unidentified orchestra
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, February, 1957
15237Shish-KebabMercury 71092, MG 20336, SR 60004
15238Bop A Doo-Bop A DooMercury 71092, MG 20395
15239RainWing MGW 12154
15240Riffin' AroundMercury MG 20395
* 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
* Mercury MG 20395   Ralph Marterie And His Marlboro Men - Dance Party
* Wing MGW 12154, SRW 12511   Ralph Marterie - Marvelous Marterie
* Mercury 71092   Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra (no details)

Eddie Chamblee Sextet With Dinah Washington

Eddie Chamblee, unknown (tenor saxophone) unknown (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals -4)
NYC, March 7, 1957
1. 14908Crimson Tideunissued
2. 14909Goin' LongMercury 71107x45; Official (D) 6031
3. 14910Back Up-
4. 14911Drown In All My Tearsunissued
* Official (D) 6031   Rockin' And Walkin' Rhythm Of Eddie Chamblee 1948-57
* Mercury 71107x45   Eddie Chamblee - Goin' Long / Back Up

Dinah Washington

Dinah Washington (vocals) unknown (vocal group)
March 7, 1957
14912I'm Gonna Keep My Eyes On YouMercury 71087x45, (J) 18PJ-10215/18
14913Boom BoomMercury MG 20623, (J) 18PJ-10215/18
14914Ain't Nobody HomeMercury 71087x45, (J) 18PJ-10215/18
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10215/18   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 3: 1956-1958
* Mercury MG 20623, SR 60623   Dinah Washington - More Of The Good Old Days (not released?)
* Mercury 71087x45   Dinah Washington - I'm Gonna Keep My Eyes On You / Ain't Nobody Home

Max Roach Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Bill Wallace (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, March 18, 1957
15175-10I'll Take RomanceEmArcy MG 36108, SR 80002; Mosaic MD7-201
15176-6It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That SwingEmArcy (J) 195J-39; Mosaic MD7-201
15177Blues WaltzEmArcy MG 36108, SR 80002; Mosaic MD7-201
15178-5Love LettersEmArcy (J) 195J-39; Mosaic MD7-201
* 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
* EmArcy (J) 195J-39   Max Roach + 4 & More
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Gus Bivona And His Orchestra

John Best, Pete Candoli, Conrad Gozzo, Mannie Klein (trumpet) Joe Howard, Di Maio, Si Zentner (trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) Gus Bivona (clarinet, alto saxophone) Mahlon Clark, Les Robinson (alto saxophone) Georgie Auld, Don Lodice (tenor saxophone) Pete Terry (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Vince Terry (guitar) Joe Mondragon or Mike Rubin (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Steve Allen (composer) Hank Mancini, Skip Martin (arranger)
Hollywood, CA, March 18, 1957
15179Mister MoonMercury MG 20304, EP 1-3373
15180Baby, But You DidMercury MG 20304
15181Marvelous-
15182You're The One For MeMercury MG 20304, EP 1-3373
* Mercury MG 20304, SR 60053   Steve Allen/Gus Bivona - Swingin' And Dancin'
* Mercury EP 1-3373   Gus Bivona And His Orchestra (no details)

Gus Bivona And His Orchestra

John Best, Pete Candoli, Conrad Gozzo, Mannie Klein (trumpet) Joe Howard, Di Maio, Si Zentner (trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) Gus Bivona (clarinet, alto saxophone) Mahlon Clark, Les Robinson (alto saxophone) Georgie Auld, Don Lodice (tenor saxophone) Pete Terry (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Vince Terry (guitar) Joe Mondragon or Mike Rubin (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Steve Allen (composer) Hank Mancini, Skip Martin (arranger): same personnel
Hollywood, CA, March 19, 1957
15183Even StevenMercury MG 20304, EP 1-3373
15184I Never Should Have Told YouMercury MG 20304
15185Selfish Love-
15186Conversation (On The Telephone)-
* Mercury MG 20304, SR 60053   Steve Allen/Gus Bivona - Swingin' And Dancin'
* Mercury EP 1-3373   Gus Bivona And His Orchestra (no details)

Max Roach Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Bill Wallace (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, March 20, 1957
15187-7Little FolksEmArcy MG 36108, SR 80002; Mosaic MD7-201
15188-10Minor TroubleEmArcy (J) 195J-39; Mosaic MD7-201
15189-4Valse HotEmArcy MG 36108, SR 80002; Mosaic MD7-201
* 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
* EmArcy (J) 195J-39   Max Roach + 4 & More
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Gus Bivona And His Orchestra

John Best, Pete Candoli, Conrad Gozzo, Mannie Klein (trumpet) Joe Howard, Di Maio, Si Zentner (trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) Gus Bivona (clarinet, alto saxophone) Mahlon Clark, Les Robinson (alto saxophone) Georgie Auld, Don Lodice (tenor saxophone) Pete Terry (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Vince Terry (guitar) Joe Mondragon or Mike Rubin (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Steve Allen (composer) Hank Mancini, Skip Martin (arranger)
Hollywood, CA, March 20, 1957
15190April RhapsodyMercury MG 20304
15191TonightMercury MG 20304, EP 1-3373
15192This Could Be The Start Of SomethingMercury MG 20304, PPSD 1-12
15193Playing The FieldMercury MG 20304
* Mercury MG 20304, SR 60053   Steve Allen/Gus Bivona - Swingin' And Dancin'
* Mercury PPSD 1-12   Various Artists - Mercury Perfect Presence
* Mercury EP 1-3373   Gus Bivona And His Orchestra (no details)

Max Roach Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Bill Wallace (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, March 21, 1957
JB8Lover (stereo edit)EmArcy SR 80002; Mosaic MD7-201
15194Lover (mono edit)EmArcy MG 36108
* EmArcy SR 80002; Mercury SR 60193   Max Roach - Jazz In 3/4 Time
* EmArcy MG 36108; Mercury MG 20538   Max Roach - Jazz In 3/4 Time
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Sil Austin

Sil Austin (tenor saxophone) and others
NYC, April 15, 1957
15129Tell Your StoryMercury MG 20320, EP 1-3380; Wing MGW 12227-W
15130So SlowMercury MG 20320; Wing MGW 12227-W
15131Fall OutMercury 71196x45, MG 20320; Wing MGW 12227-W
15132Dues DayMercury 71115x45
* Mercury MG 20320   Sil Austin And Orchestra - Everything's Shakin'
* Wing MGW 12227-W   Sil Austin - Everything's Shakin'
* Mercury 71196x45   Sil Austin - Fall Out / Green Blazer
* Mercury 71115x45   Sil Austin - He's A Real Gone Guy / Dues Day
* Mercury EP 1-3380   Sil Austin (no details)

Sil Austin

Sil Austin (tenor saxophone) and others: same personnel
NYC, April 17, 1957
15133Balin' WireMercury MG 20320; Wing MGW 12227-W
15134Locked OutMercury MG 20320, EP 1-3380
15135Everything's Shakin'Mercury MG 20320, EP 1-3380; Wing MGW 12227-W
15136I'm BackMercury MG 20320; Wing MGW 12227-W
* Mercury MG 20320   Sil Austin And Orchestra - Everything's Shakin'
* Wing MGW 12227-W   Sil Austin - Everything's Shakin'
* Mercury EP 1-3380   Sil Austin (no details)

Patti Page With Pete Rugolo Orchestra

Patti Page (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Pete Rugolo (arranger, conductor)
NYC, April 19, 1957
15308Wait Till You See HimEmArcy MG 36116
15309I'm The Girl-
15310Who Cares What People Say-
15311I Stayed Too Long At The Fair-
15312I Fall In Love Too EasilyMercury unissued
* EmArcy MG 36116; Mercury MG 20549, SR 60114   Patti Page - The East Side
= EmArcy MGJ 2-100   Patti Page - East Side, West Side

Billy Eckstine - Sarah Vaughan

Harry Edison (trumpet) Billy Eckstine (vocals) Sarah Vaughan (vocals -1/3) unidentified orchestra, Hal Mooney (conductor)
NYC, April 24, 1957
1. 15318Isn't This A Lovely Day (To Be Caught In The Rain)Mercury MG 20316, EP 1-3366
2. 15319Easter ParadeMercury MG 20316, MG 20795
3. 15320Now It Can Be ToldMercury MG 20316
4. 15321The Girl That I MarryMercury MG 20316, EP 1-3366
5. 15322All Of My Life-
* Mercury MG 20316   Billy Eckstine/Sarah Vaughan - Sing The Best Of Irving Berlin
* Mercury MG 20795, SR 60795   Various Artists - Spring Is Here
* Mercury EP 1-3366   Billy Eckstine - Sarah Vaughan (no details)

Billy Eckstine - Sarah Vaughan

Harry Edison (trumpet) Sarah Vaughan (vocals) Billy Eckstine (vocals -1/3,5/7) unidentified orchestra, Hal Mooney (conductor)
NYC, April 25, 1957
1. 15328Alexander's Ragtime BandMercury MG 20316, EP 1-3361, MG 20813
2. 15329I've Got My Love To Kee Me WarmMercury MG 20316, EP 1-3361
3. 15330You're Just In Love-
4. 15331My Man's Gone NowMercury MG 20311
5. 15332Cheek To CheekMercury MG 20316
6. 15333RememberMercury MG 20316, EP 1-3361
7. 15334AlwaysMercury MG 20316, MG 20813
* Mercury MG 20316   Billy Eckstine/Sarah Vaughan - Sing The Best Of Irving Berlin
* Mercury MG 20813, SR 60813   Various Artists - Irving Berlin Songs
* Mercury MG 20311, SR 60046   Sarah Vaughan - Sings George Gershwin, Vol. 2
= Mercury MGP 2-101   Sarah Vaughan Sings George Gershwin
* Mercury EP 1-3361   Billy Eckstine - Sarah Vaughan (no details)

Patti Page With Pete Rugolo Orchestra

Patti Page (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Pete Rugolo (arranger, conductor)
NYC, April 25, 1957
15323I Fall In Love Too EasilyEmArcy MG 36116
15324Down In The Depths-
15325Detour Ahead-
15326Lost In A Fog-
15327The Wrong Kind Of Guy-
* EmArcy MG 36116; Mercury MG 20549, SR 60114   Patti Page - The East Side
= EmArcy MGJ 2-100   Patti Page - East Side, West Side

The Jazzpickers

Buddy Collette (flute) Bob Harrington (piano, vibraphone, drums) Don Overburg (guitar) Harry Babasin (cello) Don Payne (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, May 2, 1957
15340 | JB16BebeEmArcy MG 36111
15341 | JB17When You Love Someone-
15342 | JB18Influtation-
15343 | JB19I'll Remember April-
* EmArcy MG 36111, SR 80013   The Jazzpickers
= Mercury MG 20527, SR 60204   The Jazzpickers - For Moderns Only

Bill Harris Quintet

Hank Jones (piano) Bill Harris (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) unknown (bongos)
NYC, May 2, 1957
15265Sometimes I'm HappyEmArcy MG 36113
15266Midnight Blue-
15267Honeysuckle Rose-
15268The Harris Touch-
15269Rock Bottom Blues-
15270The Man I Love-
* EmArcy MG 36113   Bill Harris - The Harris Touch
= Mercury MG 20552, SR 60120   Bill Harris - Jazz Guitar

The Jazzpickers

Bob Harrington (piano, vibraphone) Don Overburg (guitar) Harry Babasin (cello) Don Payne (bass) Bill Douglas (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, May 3, 1957
15344 | JB20I Married And AngelEmArcy MG 36111
15345 | JB21Yardbird Suite-
15346 | JB22R.H. Factor-
15347 | JB23Easy Pickin's-
15348 | JB24Rap-Scallion-
omit Douglas
15349 | JB25Don't Worry 'Bout Me-
15350 | JB26Monti-Cello-
15351 | JB27Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie-
* EmArcy MG 36111, SR 80013   The Jazzpickers
= Mercury MG 20527, SR 60204   The Jazzpickers - For Moderns Only

Sil Austin

Sil Austin (tenor saxophone) and others
NYC, May 14, 1957
15409Green BlazerMercury 71196x45, MG 20320
15410The Square From CubaMercury MG 20320
15411Yipe-
15412LifeguardMercury MG 20320, EP 1-3380
15413Late ShowMercury MG 20320
* Mercury MG 20320   Sil Austin And Orchestra - Everything's Shakin'
* Mercury 71196x45   Sil Austin - Fall Out / Green Blazer
* Mercury EP 1-3380   Sil Austin (no details)

Bill Harris Quintet

Hank Jones (piano) Bill Harris (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) unknown (bongos)
NYC, May 21, 1957
15422Golden SunsetEmArcy MG 36113
15423All The Things You Are-
15424Yesterdays-
15425'S Wonderful-
15426Baker's Dozen-
* EmArcy MG 36113   Bill Harris - The Harris Touch
= Mercury MG 20552, SR 60120   Bill Harris - Jazz Guitar

The Del Vikings

Gus Backus, William Blakely, David Lerchey, Clarence Quick, Norman Wright (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Carl Stevens (conductor)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, May, 1957
15539Cool ShakeMercury 71132
15540Jitterbug Mary-
15541Come Along With MeMercury 71180, MG 20314, EP 1-3359, MG 20809, SR 61371
15542Over The Rainbowunissued
15543The Voodoo ManMercury 71266x45, MG 20353, EP 1-3388
15544YoursMercury MG 20314, EP 1-3363
15545(There'll Be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs Of DoverMercury MG 20314, EP 1-3359
15546What'cha Gotta LoseMercury 71180
15547Down In BermudaMercury MG 20314, EP 1-3362
15548There I Gounissued
* Mercury MG 20314   The Del Vikings - They Sing...They Swing
* Mercury MG 20809, SR 60809   Various Artists - Original Golden Hits Of The Great Groups
* Mercury SR 61371   Various Artists - Solid Gold R&R, Vol. 1
* Mercury MG 20353   The Del Vikings - The Swingin, Singing Record Session
* Mercury EP 1-3359   The Del Vikings - They Sing...They Swing, Vol. 1
* Mercury 71266x45   The Del Vikings - The Voodoo Man / Can' Wait
* Mercury 71132, 71132x45   The Del Vikings - Cool Shake / Jitterbug Mary
* Mercury 71180, EP 1-3388, EP 1-3363, EP 1-3362   The Del Vikings (no details)

Buddy Johnson And His Orchestra

Courtney Williams (trumpet) Slide Hampton (trombone) Harold Minerve (alto saxophone) Purvis Henson (tenor saxophone) Maxwell Lucas (baritone saxophone) Buddy Johnson (piano) Chauncey "Lord" Westbrook (guitar) Leon Spann (bass) Emmanuel Simms (drums) Ella Johnson (vocals -2) Floyd Ryland (vocals -3)
NYC, June 24, 1957
1. 15454-1Rockin' TimeMercury MG 20322, EP 1-3385
2. 15455-8They Don't Want Me To Rock No More-
3. 15456-7I've SurrenderedMercury 71159x45
4. 15457-3Slide's Mambo-
* Mercury MG 20322   Buddy Johnson - Walkin'
* Mercury 71159x45   Buddy Johnson - I've Surrendered / Slide's Mambo
* Mercury EP 1-3385   Buddy Johnson And His Orchestra (no details)

The Del Vikings

Gus Backus, William Blakely, David Lerchey, Clarence Quick, Norman Wright (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Carl Stevens (conductor)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, June, 1957
15564Can't WaitMercury 71266x45
15565A Sunday Kind Of LoveMercury MG 20314, EP 1-3359, SR 61372, SRM 2-602
15566I'm Sitting On The Top Of The WorldMercury MG 20314, EP 1-3362
15567Is It Any WonderMercury MG 20314, EP 1-3363
15568Somewhere Over The Rainbow-
15569Summertime-
15570The Gates Of Paradiseunissued
15571I Need Your Kisses (Oh Baby)Mercury MG 20353, EP 1-3389
15572The Bit BeatMercury MG 20353, EP 1-3387
15573Heart And SoulMercury MG 20314, EP 1-3362
15574My Foolish Heart-
15575There I Go (Falling In Love Again)Mercury MG 20353, EP 1-3389
15576Now Is The HourMercury MG 20314, EP 1-3359
15577String AlongMercury MG 20353, EP 1-3388
15578No Huhuunissued
15579What You Have Do To MeMercury MG 20353, EP 1-3387
* Mercury MG 20314   The Del Vikings - They Sing...They Swing
* Mercury SR 61372   Various Artists - Solid Gold R&R, Vol. 2
* Mercury SRM 2-602   Various Artists - Decade Of Golden Groups
* Mercury MG 20353   The Del Vikings - The Swingin, Singing Record Session
* Mercury EP 1-3359   The Del Vikings - They Sing...They Swing, Vol. 1
* Mercury 71266x45   The Del Vikings - The Voodoo Man / Can' Wait
* Mercury EP 1-3362, EP 1-3363, EP 1-3389, EP 1-3387, EP 1-3388   The Del Vikings (no details)

Louis Jordan With Carl Stevens Orchestra

Louis Jordan (alto saxophone, vocals) unidentified chorus (-1,2) unidentified orchestra, Carl Stevens (conductor)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, summer 1957
1. 15599I Don't Want To Set The World On FireBear Family (G) BFX 15207
2. 15600A Day Away From You-
3. 15601I Wanna KnowBear Family (G) BFX 15201
4. 15602I Found My Peace Of Mind-
* Bear Family (G) BFX 15207   Louis Jordan - Rockin' And Jivin' 1956/58, Vol. 2
* Bear Family (G) BFX 15201   Louis Jordan - Rockin' And Jivin' 1956/57, Vol. 1

Maynard Ferguson And His Orchestra

John Bellow, Joe Burnett, Tom Slaney (trumpet) Maynard Ferguson (trumpet, leader) Bob Burgass, Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Jimmy Ford, Anthony Ortega (alto,tenor saxophone) Willie Maiden (tenor saxophone, arranger) Tate Houston (baritone saxophone) Bobby Timmons (piano) Richard Evans (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) Irene Kral (vocals -5,6) Al Cohn, Bill Holman, Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, July 19, 1957
1. 15478Give Me The Simple LifeEmArcy MG 36114
2. 15479A Foggy Day-
3. 15480My Funny Valentine-
4. 15481Jeepers Creepers-
5. 15482I Hadn't Anyone Till You-
6. 15483Imagination-
* EmArcy MG 36114; Mercury MG 20556, SR 60124   Maynard Ferguson - Boy With Lots Of Brass

Maynard Ferguson And His Orchestra

John Bellow, Joe Burnett, Tom Slaney (trumpet) Maynard Ferguson (trumpet, leader) Bob Burgass, Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Jimmy Ford, Anthony Ortega (alto,tenor saxophone) Willie Maiden (tenor saxophone, arranger) Tate Houston (baritone saxophone) Bobby Timmons (piano) Richard Evans (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) Irene Kral (vocals -5,6) Al Cohn, Bill Holman, Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, August 2, 1957
1. 15486Easy To LoveEmArcy MG 36114
2. 15487I Never Knew-
3. 15488Love Me Or Leave Me-
4. 15489The Lamp Is Low-
5. 15490Moonlight In Vermont-
6. 15491The Song Is You-
* EmArcy MG 36114; Mercury MG 20556, SR 60124   Maynard Ferguson - Boy With Lots Of Brass

Sarah Vaughan With Her Trio

Jimmy Jones (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals)
"Mister Kelly's", Chicago, IL, August 6, 1957
15739September In The RainMercury MG 20326
15740Willow Weep For MeMercury MG 20326, EP 1-3370
15741Just One Of Those ThingsMercury MG 20326
15742Be Anything But Darling Be Mine-
15743Thou SwellMercury MG 20326, EP 1-3370
15744Stairway To The Stars-
15745Honeysuckle RoseMercury MG 20326
15746Just A Gigolo-
15747How High The MoonMercury MG 20326, EP 1-3370
15748DreamMercury (J) 18PJ-1041/46; EmArcy 832 791-2; Universal (J) UCCM 9034
15749I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter-
15750It's Got To Be Love-
* Mercury MG 20326; EmArcy 832 791-2; Universal (J) UCCM 9034   Sarah Vaughan And Her Trio At Mister Kelly's
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1041/46   The Complete Sarah Vaughan On Mercury, Vol. 3: Great Show On Stage 1957-1959
* Mercury EP 1-3370   Sarah Vaughan With Her Trio (no details)

Sarah Vaughan With Her Trio

Jimmy Jones (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals): same personnel
"Mister Kelly's", Chicago, IL, August 7, 1957
15752AloneMercury (J) 18PJ-1041/46; EmArcy 832 791-2; Universal (J) UCCM 9034
15753It's Got To Be LoveMercury (J) 18PJ-1041/46
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1041/46   The Complete Sarah Vaughan On Mercury, Vol. 3: Great Show On Stage 1957-1959
* EmArcy 832 791-2   Sarah Vaughan And Her Trio At Mister Kelly's
* Universal (J) UCCM 9034   Sarah Vaughan And Her Trio At Mister Kelly's

Sarah Vaughan With Her Trio

Jimmy Jones (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals): same personnel
"Mister Kelly's", Chicago, IL, August 8, 1957
15756If This Isn't LoveMercury (J) 18PJ-1041/46; EmArcy 832 791-2; Universal (J) UCCM 9034
15757Embraceable You-
15758Lucky In Love-
15759Dancing In The Dark-
15760Poor Butterfly-
15761Sometimes I'm Happy-
15762I Cover The Waterfront-
15763Sarah Vaughan Trio (instrumental)unissued
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-1041/46   The Complete Sarah Vaughan On Mercury, Vol. 3: Great Show On Stage 1957-1959
* EmArcy 832 791-2   Sarah Vaughan And Her Trio At Mister Kelly's
* Universal (J) UCCM 9034   Sarah Vaughan And Her Trio At Mister Kelly's

John Graas And His Orchestra

Conte Candoli (trumpet) John Graas (French horn) Red Callender (tuba) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone, oboe) Buddy Collette (baritone saxophone, flute) Paul Moer (piano) Buddy Clark (bass) Larry Bunker (drums, xylophone, timpani)
Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1957
15631BlocksoundsEmArcy MG 36117
15632Blues Street-
15633Van Nuis Indeed-
* EmArcy MG 36117   John Graas - Coup De Graas
= EmArcy SR 80020; Mercury MG 20533, SR 60210   John Graas!

John Graas And His Orchestra

Pete Candoli (trumpet -1,2) John Graas (French horn) Red Callender (tuba -1/3) Art Pepper (alto saxophone -1/3, tenor saxophone -4,5) Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone, oboe -1/3) Buddy Collette (baritone saxophone, flute -1/3) Paul Moer (piano) Buddy Clark (bass) Larry Bunker (drums, xylophone, timpani)
Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1957
1. 15634DevelopmentEmArcy MG 36117
2. 15635Land Of Broken Toys-
3. 15636Swing Nicely-
4. 15637Walkin' Shoes-
5. 15638Rogeresque-
* EmArcy MG 36117   John Graas - Coup De Graas
= EmArcy SR 80020; Mercury MG 20533, SR 60210   John Graas!

Red Prysock And His Orchestra

Red Prysock (tenor saxophone) and others
NYC, August 26, 1957
15666Dangerunissued
15667Happy Walk-
15668SatelliteMercury 71214x45
15669Sun Spotunissued
15670What's The Word? Thunderbird!Mercury 71214x45
* Mercury 71214x45   Red Prysock - Satellite / What's The Word? Thunderbird!

Louis Jordan Sextet With Dorothy Smith

Louis Jordan (alto saxophone -1/3,6, alto saxophone, vocals -4,5) Austin Powell (tenor saxophone -1,3/6, tenor saxophone, vocals -2) Jackie Davis (organ) Irving Ashby (guitar) Billy Hadnott (bass) Marvin Oliver (drums) Dorothy "Dottie" Smith (vocals -3,4,6)
Los Angeles, CA, August 28, 1957
1. 15727-2The Jamf (The Jamp)Mercury MG 20331, (J) PHCE 3020
2. 15728-1Because Of YouBear Family (G) BFX 15207
3. 15729-9Route 66Mercury MG 20331
4. 15730-3Saturday Night Fish FryMercury MG 20331, SR 61186, (J) PHCE 3020
5. 15731-6I Never Had A ChanceMercury 71206x45, MG 20331
6. 15732-9I Cried For YouBear Family (G) BFX 15207
* Mercury MG 20331   Louis Jordan - Man, We're Wailin'
= Bear Family (G) BFX 15207   Louis Jordan - Rockin' And Jivin' 1956/58, Vol. 2
* Mercury SR 61186   Various Artists - Original Golden Soul, Vol. 1
= Mercury SRM 2-600   Various Artists - Original Gold Soul: 21 All Time Soul Greats
* Mercury (J) PHCE 3020   Louis Jordan - Rock'n' Roll
* Mercury 71206x45   Louis Jordan - I Never Had A Chance / Peace Of Mind

Louis Jordan Sextet With Dorothy Smith

Louis Jordan (alto saxophone, vocals -1/3,5,8, alto saxophone -4,6,7) Austin Powell (tenor saxophone) Jackie Davis (organ) Irving Ashby (guitar) Billy Hadnott (bass) Marvin Oliver (drums) Dorothy "Dottie" Smith (vocals -1,5,8)
Los Angeles, CA, late August, 1957
1. 15733-5Got My Mo-Jo WorkingMercury MG 20331, (J) PHCE 3020
2. 15734-3SundayMercury MG 20331
3. 15735-3Sweet Lorraine-
4. 15736-3The Slop-
5. 15737-3A Man Ain't A Man-
6. 15738-2I Hadn't Anyone Till You-
7. 15798-1The Nearness Of You-
8. 15799-4I've Found My Peace Of MindMercury 71206x45, MG 20331
* Mercury MG 20331   Louis Jordan - Man, We're Wailin'
= Bear Family (G) BFX 15207   Louis Jordan - Rockin' And Jivin' 1956/58, Vol. 2
* Mercury (J) PHCE 3020   Louis Jordan - Rock'n' Roll
* Mercury 71206x45   Louis Jordan - I Never Had A Chance / Peace Of Mind

The Del Vikings

Clarence Quick (vocals) The Del Vikings (vocal group) unidentified orchestra
NYC, September 16, 1957
15923I'm SpinningMercury 71198x45
15924When I Come Home-
15925unknown titlerejected
15926--
* Mercury 71198x45   The Del Vikings - I'm Spinning / When I Come Home

The Del Vikings

Clarence Quick (vocals) The Del Vikings (vocal group) unidentified orchestra: same personnel
NYC, September 18, 1957
15927Nobody's Kisses But YoursMercury MG 20353, EP 1-3388
15928Your Book Of LifeMercury 71241x45
15929A Meeting Of The EyesMercury MG 20353, EP 1-3389
15930unknown titlerejected
* Mercury MG 20353   The Del Vikings - The Swingin, Singing Record Session
* Mercury 71241x45   The Del Vikings - Your Book Of Life / Snowbound
* Mercury EP 1-3388, EP 1-3389   The Del Vikings (no details)

Miyoshi Umeki And The Red Buttons

Miyoshi Umeki (vocals) The Red Buttons (vocal group -2,3) and others
NYC, September 27, 1957
1. 15939On And OnMercury 71243x45
2. 15940The Mountain Beyond The MoonMercury 71215x45
3. 15941Oh What Good Company We Could Be-
4. 15942Be Sweet TonightMercury 71216x45
* Mercury 71243x45   Miyoshi Umeki - Sayonara / On And On
* Mercury 71215x45   Miyoshi Umeki/The Red Buttons - The Mountain Beyond The Moon / Oh What Good Company We Could Be
* Mercury 71216x45   Miyoshi Umeki - Sayonara (Japanese Farewell Song) / Be Sweet Tonight

Dinah Washington With Ernie Wilkins Orchestra

Johnny Coles, Ray Copeland, Reunald Jones, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Doc Severinsen, Charlie Shavers, Clark Terry (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Rod Levitt, Melba Liston, Julian Priester, Sonny Russo (trombone) Jerome Richardson (flute, alto saxophone) Sahib Shihab (alto saxophone) Eddie Chamblee, Benny Golson, Frank Wess (tenor saxophone) Charles Davis (baritone saxophone) Patti Bown, Jack Wilson (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Richard Evans (bass) Charlie Persip, Shep Shephard (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals) Ernie Wilkins (arranger, director)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, October 1, 1957
15943Honeysuckle RoseEmArcy MG 36119
15944Ain't Misbehavin'-
15945Everybody Loves My BabyMercury rejected
* EmArcy MG 36119, SR 80011; Mercury MG 20525, SR 60202; Wing MGW 12271, SRW 16271   Dinah Washington Sings Fats Waller

Lennie Niehaus Octet

Ed Leddy (trumpet) Kenny Shorter (trombone, valve trombone) Lennie Niehaus (alto saxophone) Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Steve Perlow (baritone saxophone) Lou Levy (piano) Red Kelly (bass) Jerry McKenzie (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 1, 1957
15980Kiss Me And Kill Me With LoveEmArcy MG 36118
15981Little Girl Blues-
15982Don't You Know I Care-
15983P&L-
15984I See Your Face Before Me-
15985Four Eleven West-
15986Soon-
15987He Ain't Got Rhythm-
* EmArcy MG 36118; Mercury MG 20555, SR 60123   Lennie Niehaus - I Swing For You

Dinah Washington With Ernie Wilkins Orchestra

Johnny Coles, Ray Copeland, Reunald Jones, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Doc Severinsen, Charlie Shavers, Clark Terry (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Rod Levitt, Melba Liston, Julian Priester, Sonny Russo (trombone) Jerome Richardson (flute, alto saxophone) Sahib Shihab (alto saxophone) Eddie Chamblee, Benny Golson, Frank Wess (tenor saxophone) Charles Davis (baritone saxophone) Patti Bown, Jack Wilson (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Richard Evans (bass) Charlie Persip, Shep Shephard (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals) Ernie Wilkins (arranger, director)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, October 2, 1957
15946Everybody Loves My BabyMercury rejected
15947I've Got A Feeling I'm FallingEmArcy MG 36119
15948Keepin' Out Of Mischief Now-
* EmArcy MG 36119, SR 80011; Mercury MG 20525, SR 60202; Wing MGW 12271, SRW 16271   Dinah Washington Sings Fats Waller

Dinah Washington With Eddie Chamblee Orchestra

Johnny Coles, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Melba Liston, Julian Priester, Sonny Russo (trombone) Rod Levitt (bass trombone) Sahib Shihab (alto saxophone) Jerome Richardson (alto saxophone, flute) Benny Golson (tenor saxophone) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone, flute) Eddie Chamblee (tenor saxophone, vocals -1, tenor saxophone -2/4) Charlie Davis (baritone saxophone) Jack Wilson (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Richard Evans (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Wesley Landers (percussion) Dinah Washington (vocals) Ernie Wilkins (arranger -1)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, October 4, 1957
1. 15954Everybody Loves My BabyMercury 71220x45; EmArcy MG 36119
2. 15955Blues Down HomeMercury 71220x45, (J) 18PJ-10215/18
3. 15956Black And BlueEmArcy MG 36119
4. 15957I Remember CliffordEmArcy MG 36149
* EmArcy MG 36119, SR 80011; Mercury MG 20525, SR 60202; Wing MGW 12271, SRW 16271   Dinah Washington Sings Fats Waller
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10215/18   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 3: 1956-1958
* EmArcy MG 36149   Dinah Washington - The Queen! (not released)
= Mercury MG 20439, SR 60111   Dinah Washington - The Queen!
* Mercury 71220x45   Dinah Washington - Everybody Loves My Baby / Blues Down Home

Eddie Chamblee Septet

Joe Newman (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Eddie Chamblee (tenor saxophone) Charlie Davis (baritone saxophone) Jack Wilson (piano) Richard Evans (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, October 5, 1957
15958Tea For TwoEmArcy MG 36124
15959Flat Beer-
15960Stella By Starlight-
15961Sometimes I'm Happy-
* EmArcy MG 36124; Mercury MG 20558, SR 60127; Universal (J) UCCM 9116   Eddie Chamblee - Chamblee Music

The Jazzpickers

Red Norvo (vibraphone) Dempsey Wright (guitar) Harry Babasin (cello) Red Wooten (bass) Bill Douglas (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 30, 1957
16079 | JB118Evening In AzerbaijanEmArcy MG 36123
16080 | JB119Blues For Bill-
16081 | JB120My Ideal-
16082 | JB121Lester Leaps In-
* EmArcy MG 36123; Mercury MG 20557, SR 60126   The Jazzpickers Featuring Red Norvo

The Jazzpickers

Red Norvo (vibraphone) Dempsey Wright (guitar) Harry Babasin (cello) Red Wooten (bass) Bill Douglas (drums): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, October 31, 1957
16083 | JB113StingerEmArcy MG 36123
16084 | JB114Petite Rondeau-
16085 | JB115Eyein' The Goof-
16086 | JB116Someone To Watch Over Me-
16087 | JB117Bagatelle-
* EmArcy MG 36123; Mercury MG 20557, SR 60126   The Jazzpickers Featuring Red Norvo

Eddie Chamblee Septet

Johnny Coles (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Eddie Chamblee (tenor saxophone) Charlie Davis (baritone saxophone) Jack Wilson (piano) Richard Evans (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, October, 1957
15949At Your Beck And CallEmArcy MG 36124
15950And The Angels Sing-
15951Chamblee Special-
15952Without A Song-
15953Whisper Not-
* EmArcy MG 36124; Mercury MG 20558, SR 60127; Universal (J) UCCM 9116   Eddie Chamblee - Chamblee Music

Red Prysock And His Orchestra

Red Prysock (tenor saxophone) and others
NYC, October, 1957?
15991The ConclusionMercury unissued

Dinah Washington With Eddie Chamblee Orchestra

Eddie Chamblee (tenor saxophone) unknown (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified horns and reeds, Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, October-November, 1957
16104Bad LuckEmArcy MG 36149
16105Honky TonkMercury 71389x45, (J) 18PJ-10215/18
16106All Of MeEmArcy MG 36149; Mercury PPSD 1-12
16107The Light-
16108Somewhere Along The LineMercury 71389x45; EmArcy MG 36149
16109Make Me A Present Of YouEmArcy MG 36149
16110Back Water Blues-
* EmArcy MG 36149   Dinah Washington - The Queen! (not released)
= Mercury MG 20439, SR 60111   Dinah Washington - The Queen!
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10215/18   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 3: 1956-1958
* Mercury PPSD 1-12   Various Artists - Mercury Perfect Presence
* Mercury 71389x45   Dinah Washington - Honky Tonk / Somewhere Along The Line

Pete Rugolo And His Orchestra

Buddy Childers, Don Fagerquist, Ed Leddy, Uan Rasey (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Herbie Harper, Frank Rosilino (trombone) Russell Brown (bass trombone) John Graas (French horn) Clarence Karella (tuba) Larry Bunker (vibraphone, xylophone, timpani) Andre Previn (piano) Al Portch (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Jack Costanzo (bongos) Pete Rugolo (arranger, conductor)
Hollywood, CA, November 5, 1957
16099Artistry In PercussionEmArcy MG 36122
16100Interplay For Drums, Brass-
16101Bongo Riff-
161021 + 4-
16103Chorale For Brass, Piano, And Bongo-
* EmArcy MG 36122, SR 80003; Mercury MG 20517, SR 60194   Pete Rugolo - Percussion At Work

The Gaylords

unknown (accordion) unknown (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) unknown (percussion) Burt Bonaldi, Ronnie Fredianelli, Don Rea (vocals) four guitars/mandolins
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, November 6, 1957
16193SbarazzinaMercury MG 20356
16194Bionda Biondina-
16195Non Ti Scordar Di Me (Say You Will Not Forget)-
16196Pansy (La Panse)-
16197Carmela-
16198Scrivimi-
16199Ti Voglio Tanto Bene-
16200Neapolitan Nights-
16201Ah Marie-
16202Quando Mi Bacio Teresa-
16203La Romanina-
16204Sicilian Terantelle-
* Mercury MG 20356, SR 60075; Wing MGW 12278, SRW 16278   The Gaylords - Let's Have A Pizza Party

Pete Rugolo And His Orchestra

Larry Bunker (vibraphone, xylophone, timpani, drums) Andre Previn (piano) Al Portch (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Mel Lewis, Shelly Manne (drums) Jack Costanzo (bongos) Pete Rugolo (arranger, conductor)
Hollywood, CA, November 15, 1957
16252Fugue For Rhythm SectionEmArcy MG 36122
16253Percussion At Work-
16254Drumerama-
16255Funky Drums-
* EmArcy MG 36122, SR 80003; Mercury MG 20517, SR 60194   Pete Rugolo - Percussion At Work

Manny Albam And His Orchestra

unidentified orchestra, Manny Albam (leader, arranger)
NYC, November 15, 1957
15653I Love YouMercury MG 20325
15654The Very Thought Of You-
15655Someone To Watch Over Me-
15657They Can't Take That Away From Me-
15658Love Is The Sweetest Thing-
15659Love Is Here To Stay-
15660The Touch Of Your Hand-
15661Soulsville-
15662To Be In Love-
15663Simple As Love-
15664Easy Living-
* Mercury MG 20325   Manny Albam - With All My Love

The Nicholas Brothers

Fayard Nicholas, Harold Nicholas (vocals, tap dance) unidentified orchestra
NYC, November 19, 1957
16207Good Rockin' TonightMercury MG 20355
16208The Frim Fram Sauce-
16209Rip It Up-
16210Close Your Eyes-
16211'S Wonderful-
16212I Can't Give You Anything But Love-
16213Autumn Leaves-
16214What Is This Thing Called Love-
16215Oh, Lady Be Good-
16216September Song-
16217Esto Es Lo Ultimo-
16218Alright, Okay, You Win-
* Mercury MG 20355   Nicholas Brothers - We Do Sing Too

Dinah Washington With Ernie Wilkins Orchestra

Ray Copeland, Reunald Jones, Ernie Royal, Doc Severinsen, Charlie Shavers, Clark Terry (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Rod Levitt, Julian Priester, Sonny Russo (trombone) Jerome Richardson (flute, alto saxophone) Sahib Shihab (alto saxophone) Eddie Chamblee, Benny Golson, Frank Wess (tenor saxophone) Charles Davis (baritone saxophone) Jack Wilson (piano) Richard Evans (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals) Ernie Wilkins (arranger, director)
NYC, November 20, 1957
16241Christopher ColumbusEmArcy MG 36119
16242'Tain't Nobody's Biz-Ness If I Do-
16243Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat-
16244Jitterbug Waltz-
16245Ain'tcha Glad-
16246Squeeze Me-
* EmArcy MG 36119, SR 80011; Mercury MG 20525, SR 60202; Wing MGW 12271, SRW 16271   Dinah Washington Sings Fats Waller

Dinah Washington With Ernie Wilkins Orchestra

Ray Copeland, Reunald Jones, Ernie Royal, Doc Severinsen, Charlie Shavers, Clark Terry (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Rod Levitt, Julian Priester, Sonny Russo (trombone) Jerome Richardson (flute, alto saxophone) Sahib Shihab (alto saxophone) Eddie Chamblee, Benny Golson, Frank Wess (tenor saxophone) Charles Davis (baritone saxophone) Jack Wilson (piano) Richard Evans (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals) Ernie Wilkins (arranger, director): same personnel
NYC, November 21, 1957
16247Just DreamMercury (J) 18PJ-10215/18
16248The More I See You-
16249It's Growing Cold-
16250He Loves Me, I Think-
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10215/18   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 3: 1956-1958

Red Prysock And His Orchestra

Red Prysock (tenor saxophone) and others
NYC, November 25, 1957
16282Short StopMercury unissued
16283Little Bitty Pretty One-

Patti Page With Pete Rugolo Orchestra

Pete Candoli, Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Larry Bunker (vibraphone) Red Mitchell (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Jack Costanza (bongos) Patti Page (vocals) Pete Rugolo (arranger, conductor) and others
Los Angeles, CA, November 29, 1957
15147What Am I Here ForEmArcy MG 36136
15148Lullaby In Rhythm-
15149No Moon At All-
15150I Never Knew (I Could Love Anybody Like I'm Loving You)-
15151Nice Work If You Can Get It-
15152Let There Be Love-
15153Gone With The Wind-
* EmArcy MG 36136; Mercury MG 20548, SR 60113   Patti Page - The West Side
= EmArcy MGJ 2-100   Patti Page - East Side, West Side

Miyoshi Umeki

Miyoshi Umeki (vocals) and others
NYC, November 29, 1957
15154SayonaraMercury 71243x45; Wing MGW 12148; Universal (J) UCCM 9040
* 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 71243x45   Miyoshi Umeki - Sayonara / On And On

Terry Gibbs Quartet

Pete Jolly (accordion) Terry Gibbs (vibraharp, marimba, xylophone) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Gary Frommer (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 4, 1957
16608Don't Get Around Much AnymoreEmArcy MG 36128
16609Caravan-
16610Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me-
16611Duke's Place (C Jam Blues)-
16612Take The "A" Train-
16613I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart-
16614Johnny Come Lately-
16615Sophisticated Lady-
16616Solitude-
16617Rockin' In Rhythm-
* EmArcy MG 36128; Mercury MG 20554, SR 60122   Terry Gibbs Plays The Duke
= Wing MGW 12255, SRW 16255   Terry Gibbs Quartet (no details)

Red Prysock And His Orchestra

Red Prysock (tenor saxophone) and others
NYC, December 4, 1957
16456Stop And StrollMercury unissued
16457Stop Dancin'-
16458Vibes Lives-

Red Prysock And His Orchestra

Red Prysock (tenor saxophone) and others: same personnel
NYC, December 5, 1957
16482Red Riding HornMercury unissued

Red Prysock And His Orchestra

Red Prysock (tenor saxophone) and others: same personnel
NYC, December 10, 1957
16493MargieMercury 71411x45
16494Number 5unissued
16495Red Blows Sax-
16496Scraunchy-
16497Hand Clap-
* Mercury 71411x45   Red Prysock - Margie / Chop Suey

Richard Hayman And His Orchestra

unidentified orchestra, Richard Hayman (arranger, conductor)
NYC, December 11, 1957
16500Love LettersMercury MG 20369
16501Golden Earrings-
16502Stella By Starlight-
16503A Love Like This-
16504Summer Love (Moonlight Serenade)-
16505Wintertime Of Love-
* Mercury MG 20369, SR 60012   Richard Hayman - The Great Motion Picture Themes Of Victor Young

Jimmy Cleveland Octet

Art Farmer (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Don Butterfield (tuba) Jimmy McAllister (tuba -2) Benny Golson (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, December 12, 1957
1. 16460Out Of This WorldEmArcy MG 36126
2. 16461All This And Heaven Too-
3. 16462Goodbye Ebbets Field-
* EmArcy MG 36126; Mercury MG 20553, SR 60121; Universal (J) UCCM 9117   Jimmy Cleveland - Cleveland Style

Red Prysock And His Orchestra

Red Prysock (tenor saxophone) and others
NYC, December 12, 1957
16487Honk Horn HonkMercury unissued
16488Blow Over Blues-

Jimmy Cleveland Octet

Art Farmer (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Don Butterfield (tuba) Jimmy McAllister (tuba -1,2,4) Benny Golson (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Eddie Jones (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, December 13, 1957
1. 16463PosterityEmArcy MG 36126
2. 16464A Jazz Ballad-
3. 16465Long Ago And Far Away-
4. 16466Jimmy's Tune-
* EmArcy MG 36126; Mercury MG 20553, SR 60121; Universal (J) UCCM 9117   Jimmy Cleveland - Cleveland Style

Richard Hayman And His Orchestra

unidentified orchestra, Richard Hayman (arranger, conductor)
NYC, December 13, 1957
16575Alone At LastMercury MG 20369
16576When I Fall In Love-
16577Around The World In 80 DaysMercury MG 20369; Wing MGW 12247
16578My Foolish HeartMercury MG 20369, MG 20564
16579Song Of DelilahMercury MG 20369
16580The Seven Hills Of Rome-
16581Wintertime For Loverejected
* Mercury MG 20369, SR 60012   Richard Hayman - The Great Motion Picture Themes Of Victor Young
* Mercury MG 20564, SR 60224   Various Artists - The Velvet Violins
* Wing MGW 12247   Richard Hayman And His Orchestra (no details)

Helen Merrill With Mike Simpson Quintet

Mike Simpson (flute, clarinet, tenor saxophone) Dick Marx (piano) Freddy Rundquist (guitar) John Frigo (bass) Jerry Slosberg (drums) Helen Merrill (vocals)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, December 18 & 19, 1957
16679I See Your Face Before MeEmArcy MG 36134
16680I Remember You-
16681Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise-
16682Bye Bye Blackbird-
16683This Time The Dream's On Me-
16684Dearly Beloved-
16685Summertime-
* EmArcy MG 36134; Universal (J) UCCM 9033   Helen Merrill - The Nearness Of You

Max Roach Quartet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Fine Recording, NYC, December 20, 1957
16635 | JB158-7RaoulEmArcy (J) 195J-39; Mosaic MD7-201
16636 | JB159-2This Time The Dream's On Me-
16637 | JB160-1Tune Up-
* EmArcy (J) 195J-39   Max Roach + 4 & More
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Billy Eckstine With Pete Rugolo All Stars

Pete Candoli, Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Bud Shank (alto saxophone, flute) Gerald Wiggins (piano) Red Callender (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals) Pete Rugolo (arranger, conductor) and others
Los Angeles, CA, December 22, 1957
16618GigiMercury 71250x45
16619I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With YouEmArcy MG 36129
16620Love Is Just Around The Corner-
16621I Cover The Waterfront-
* EmArcy MG 36129   Billy Eckstine - Imagination
* Mercury 71250x45   Billy Eckstine - Gigi / ???

Max Roach Quartet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Fine Recording, NYC, December 23, 1957
16644 | JB161-4ConfirmationEmArcy MG 36127; Mosaic MD7-201
16645 | JB162-11Au Privave (Apres Vous)-
16646 | JB163-6AnthropologyEmArcy (J) 195J-39; Mosaic MD7-201
16647 | JB164-2Yardbird SuiteEmArcy MG 36127; Mosaic MD7-201
* EmArcy MG 36127, SR 80019; Mercury MG 20532, SR 60209; Universal (J) UCCM 9103   The Max Roach 4 Plays Charlie Parker
* EmArcy (J) 195J-39   Max Roach + 4 & More
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Dinah Washington With Eddie Chamblee Orchestra

Fortunatus Fip Ricard, Clark Terry (trumpet) Quentin Jackson (trombone) Eddie Chamblee (tenor saxophone) Mckinley Gene Easton (baritone saxophone) James Craig (piano) Robare Edmondson (bass) James Slaughter (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals)
Chicago, IL, December 30, 1957
16709Trombone ButlerEmArcy MG 36130
16710Send Me To The 'Lectric Chair-
16711Careless Love-
* EmArcy MG 36130   Dinah Washington - Dinah Sings Bessie Smith

Ruth Olay

Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Red Norvo (vibraphone) Bud Motsigner (piano) Howard Roberts (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Ruth Olay (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA?, 1957
16256Lucky DayEmArcy MG 36125
16257Love For Sale-
16258After You've Gone-
16259Slow But Sure-
16260You Make Me Feel So Young-
16261I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart-
16262Singin' In The RainMercury rejected
* EmArcy MG 36125; Mercury MG 20547, SR 60085   Ruth Olay - Olay!

The Blue Stars

The Blue Stars (vocal group) and others
Paris, France, 1957
15691I'm Lost Without You TonightMercury MG 20329
15692Did You Close Your Eyes-
15693Small Talk-
15694Bernie's TuneMercury MG 20329, EP 1-3372
15695Please Be Kind-
15696I'll Remember April-
15697Don't Be That WayMercury MG 20329
15698A Smooth One-
15699Promises And Lies-
15700(All Of A Sudden) My Heart Sings-
15701StardustMercury MG 20329, EP 1-3372, MEP 37, LPC 3
15702MoveMercury MG 20329
* Mercury MG 20329   Blue Stars Of France - Pardon My English
* Mercury EP 1-3372, MEP 37, LPC 3   The Blue Stars (no details)

Buddy Morrow And His Orchestra

Buddy Morrow (trombone, director) Dick Johnson (alto saxophone -4) unknown (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) 3 trombones, 4 trumpets, 5 reeds
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, 1957
1. 15226MangosMercury 71091x45; Wing MGW 12102; Mercury MG 20396
2. 15227Night TrainMercury C 30042x45; Wing MGW 12102; Mercury MG 20396, EP 1-4040, MG 20583
3. 15228One Mint JulepMercury C 30042x45; Wing MGW 12102; Mercury MG 20396, EP 1-4040
4. 15229Hey! Mrs. JonesMercury C 30051x45; Wing MGW 12102; Mercury MG 20396, EP 1-4040
5. 15230Back HomeMercury 71091x45, MG 20396
6. 15231Midnight MarchMercury 71137x45, MG 20396; Wing MGW 12102
* Wing MGW 12102   Buddy Morrow - Dance Date!
* Mercury MG 20396, SR 60009   Buddy Morrow - Night Train
* Mercury MG 20583, SR 60249   Various Artists - More Golden Goodies - Songs That Sold A Million
* Mercury 71091x45   Buddy Morrow - Mangos / Back Home
* Mercury C 30042x45   Buddy Morrow - Night Train / One Mint Julep
* Mercury 71137x45   Buddy Morrow - Easy, Easy Does It / Midnight March
* Mercury EP 1-4040, C 30051x45   Buddy Morrow And His Orchestra (no details)

Eddie Chamblee

Eddie Chamblee (tenor saxophone) and others
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, 1957
16111One For DinahMercury unissued
16112Body And Soul-

John Frigo

Cy Touff (bass trumpet -4,8,9,12) Vic Val (tenor saxophone -4,8,9,12) Mike Simpson (tenor saxophone, flute -1,3) John Frigo (violin) Dick Marx (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar -1,3) Ray Brown (bass -1/5,7/12) Norm Jeffries (drums -1/3,5,7,10,11) Phil Faieta (drums -4,8,9,12)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, 1957
1. 14819You Stepped Out Of A DreamMercury MG 20285
2. 14820Frigolerrounissued
3. 14821Blow Fiddle BlowMercury MG 20285
4. 14822Just Squeeze Me-
5. 14823Frenesiunissued
6. 14824Moonlight In VermontMercury MG 20285
7. 14825Blue Orchid-
8. 14826What A Difference A Day Made-
9. 14827Gone With The Wind-
10. 14828If Love Is Good To Me-
11. 14829Big Me, Little Me-
12. 14830Polka Dots And Moonbeams-
* Mercury MG 20285   I Love John Frigo... He Swings

David Carroll And His Orchestra

Elmo Tanner (whistling) unidentified orchestra, David Carroll (leader, arranger, conductor)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, 1957
15241Cuddle Up A Little CloserMercury MG 20281 (alt.)
15242Yearning-
15243My Sin-
15244The Glow WormMercury 71335x45, MG 20281 (alt.)
15245The Puertorican PedlerMercury MG 20281 (alt.)
15246The Trouble With Harry-
* Mercury MG 20281 (alt.)   David Carroll - Let's Dance
* Mercury 71335x45   David Carroll - Let's Dance / The Glow Worm

David Carroll And His Orchestra

The Noel Sisters (vocal group -7) unidentified orchestra, David Carroll (leader, arranger, conductor)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, 1957?
1. 14831 | PB72The Trouble With HarryMercury MG 20281, SR 60001
2. 14832 | PB73Cuddle Up A Little CloserMercury 71053x45, MG 20281, SR 60001
3. 14833 | PB74Let's DanceMercury 71335x45, MG 20281, SR 60001, MG 20690, MGD 14
4. 14834 | PB75The Glow WormMercury MG 20281, SR 60001
5. 14835 | PB76Euphrates-
6. 14836 | PB77The Puertorican Pedlar-
7. 14837Li'l Steel BandMercury 71053x45, MG 20287; Wing MGW 12212
* Mercury MG 20281   David Carroll - Let's Dance
* Mercury SR 60001   David Carroll - Let's Dance
* Mercury MG 20690, SR 60690   David Carroll - Galaxy
* Mercury MG 20287   Various Artists - Fire Down Below
* Mercury 71053x45   David Carroll - Cuddle Up A Little Closer / Li'l Steel Band
* Mercury 71335x45   David Carroll - Let's Dance / The Glow Worm
* Mercury MGD 14; Wing MGW 12212   David Carroll And His Orchestra (no details)

Dick Contino With Orchestra

Dick Contino (accordion) unidentified orchestra, David Carroll (conductor)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, maybe 1957
13970Beyond The Sea (La Mer)Mercury MG 20142
13971Blues From An American In Paris-
13972Domino-
13973Parlez Moi D'Amour (Speak To Me Of Love)-
* Mercury MG 20142   Dick Contino - An Accordion In Paris