Mercury Records Discography: 1959

1959

Red Prysock With Fred Norman Orchestra

Red Prysock (tenor saxophone) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) unidentified strings and chorus, Fred Norman (arranger, conductor)
NYC, January 20, 1959
19209Off ShoreMercury 71573x45
19210Deep Purple-
* Mercury 71573x45   Red Prysock - Deep Purple / Off Shore

Max Roach Quintet

Booker Little (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Art Davis (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Fine Recording, NYC, January 22, 1959
18128-9LepaMercury MG 20457; Mosaic MD7-201
18129-7Connie's Bounce-
18137-5Prelude-
18138-11Bemsha Swing-
18139-5Tympanalli-
18140-4There's No You-
18141-7A Little Sweet-
* Mercury MG 20457, SR 60140   Max Roach - A Little Sweet (not released)
= Mercury MG 20911, SR 60911; Universal (J) UCCM 9125   Max Roach - The Many Sides Of Max
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Franz Jackson And The Original Jass All Stars

Bob Shoffner (trumpet) Al Wynn (trombone) Bill Oldham (tuba) Franz Jackson (clarinet -1/6,8,10, clarinet, vocals -7,9) Rozelle Claxton (piano -1/5,7/10) Little Brother Montgomery (piano, vocals -6) Lawrence Dixon (banjo) Richard Curry (drums)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, early 1959
1. 18071Washington And Lee SwingEmArcy MG 36151; Philips (US) PHM 1
2. 18072Beale Street BluesEmArcy MG 36151
3. 18073High Society-
4. 18074Medley: Who's Sorry Now / Oh How I Miss You Tonight-
5. 18075Cornet Shop Suey-
6. 18076Don't Forget The Blues-
7. 18077No Use Now-
8. 18078Gate CityMercury rejected
9. 18079How Come You Do Me Like You DoEmArcy MG 36151
10. 18080Put On Your Old Grey Bonnet-
* EmArcy MG 36151   Franz Jackson And The Original Jass All Stars - Jass, Jass, Jass (not released)
= Mercury MG 20443, SR 60125   Franz Jackson And His Dixieland All Stars - Jazz Concert Tonight (not released)
= Philips (US) PHM 200-013, (US) PHS 600-013   Franz Jackson And The Original Jass All Stars - Jass, Jass, Jass
* Philips (US) PHM 1   Franz Jackson And The Original Jass All Stars (no details)

Cannonball Adderley Quintet

Cannonball Adderley (alto saxophone -1/3,5/8) John Coltrane (tenor saxophone -1/6) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
Universal Recording Studio B, Chicago, IL, February 3, 1959
1. 18094Grand CentralEmArcy MG 36161
2. 18095The Sleeper-
3. 18096Wabash-
4. 18097You're A Weaver Of Dreams-
5. 18098Limehouse Blues-
6. 20487Limehouse Blues (45 rpm edit)Mercury 71712
7. 18099Stars Fell On AlabamaEmArcy MG 36161
8. 20488Stars Fell On Alabama (45 rpm edit)Mercury 71712
* EmArcy MG 36161   Cannonball Adderley Quintet In Chicago (not released)
= Mercury MG 20449, SR 60134   Cannonball Adderley Quintet In Chicago
= Limelight LM 82009, LS 86009   Cannonball Adderley/John Coltrane - Cannonball And Coltrane
= Verve 314 559 770-2   Cannonball Adderley In Chicago
* Mercury 71712; Limelight L 3055   Cannonball Adderley - Limehouse Blues / Stars Fell On Alabama

Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Harry Edison, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Joe Wilder (trumpet) Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Tom Mitchell (trombone) Jerome Richardson (flute, alto, tenor saxophone) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Budd Johnson, Sam "The Man" Taylor (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Moe Wechsler (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Jimmy Crawford (drums, wood blocks) Osie Johnson (wood blocks -2) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
Fine Recording, NYC, February 9 or 10, 1959
1. 18126-7 | JB452Tuxedo JunctionMercury 71425x45, MG 20444, MGD 9
2. 18127-11 | JB453Syncopated ClockMercury 71425x45, (J) 195J-30
* Mercury MG 20444, SR 60129, (J) 195J-29; EmArcy 818 177-1   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band!
= Universal (J) UCCM 9151   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band! + 2
= Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions
* Mercury MGD 9, SRD 9   Various Artists - Galaxy - Music From 16 Great Artists
* Mercury (J) 195J-30   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band!, Vol. 2
= Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions
* Mercury 71425x45   Quincy Jones - Tuxedo Junction / Syncopated Clock

Terry Gibbs' Dream Band

Conte Candoli, Al Porcino, Ray Triscari, Stu Williamson (trumpet) Bob Enevoldsen, Vern Friley, Frank Rosolino (trombone) Charlie Kennedy, Joe Maini (alto saxophone) Bill Holman (tenor saxophone -1,2,4,6/8, tenor saxophone, arranger -3,5) Med Flory (tenor saxophone -1/6, tenor saxophone, arranger -7,8) Jack Schwartz (baritone saxophone) Terry Gibbs (vibraphone, piano -1, vibraphone -2/8) Pete Jolly (piano) Max Bennett (bass) Mel "The Taylor" Lewis (drums) Marty Paich (arranger -1) Manny Albam (arranger -2,6) Al Cohn (arranger -4)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, February 17, 1959
1. 16369Opus #1Mercury MG 20440
2. 16370Moten Swing-
3. 16373Stardust-
4. 16374Cotton Tail-
5. 16375Begin The Beguine-
6. 16376Jumpin' At The Woodside-
7. 16379Midnight Sun-
8. 16380Flying Home-
* Mercury MG 20440, SR 60112   Terry Gibbs - Launching A New Sound In Music

Terry Gibbs' Dream Band

Conte Candoli, Phil Gilbert, Al Porcino, Stu Williamson (trumpet) Bob Enevoldsen, Vern Friley, Frank Rosolino (trombone) Charlie Kennedy, Joe Maini (alto saxophone) Med Flory, Bill Holman (tenor saxophone) Jack Schwartz (baritone saxophone) Terry Gibbs (vibraphone) Pete Jolly (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Mel "The Taylor" Lewis (drums) Marty Paich (arranger -1) Bob Brookmeyer (arranger -2,4) Al Cohn (arranger -3)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, February 18, 1959
1. 16371I'm Getting Sentimental Over YouMercury MG 20440
2. 16372Let's Dance-
3. 16377Prelude To A Kiss-
4. 16378Don't Be That Way-
* Mercury MG 20440, SR 60112   Terry Gibbs - Launching A New Sound In Music

Dinah Washington With Belford Hendricks Orchestra

Charles Davis (baritone saxophone) Jerome Richardson (saxophones) Milt Hinton (bass) David "Panama" Francis (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Belford Hendricks (arranger, conductor)
February 19, 1959
18189I Won't Cry AnymoreMercury MG 20479, MG 20769, MG 20789
18190What A Diff'rence A Day MakesMercury 71435x45, MG 20479, MG 20769, MG 20788
18191Time After TimeMercury (J) 18PJ-10219/22
18192Come On HomeMercury 71435x45, (J) 18PJ-10219/22
* Mercury MG 20479, SR 60158   Dinah Washington - What A Diff'rence A Day Makes
* Mercury MG 20769, SR 60769   Dinah Washington - This Is My Story, Vol. 2
= Mercury MGP 2-103   Dinah Washington - This Is My Story
* Mercury MG 20789, SR 60789   Dinah Washington - Golden Hits, Vol. 2
* Mercury MG 20788, SR 60788   Dinah Washington - Golden Hits, Vol. 1
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10219/22   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 6: 1958-1960
* Mercury 71435x45   Dinah Washington - What A Diff'rence A Day Makes / Come On Home

Sil Austin

Sil Austin (tenor saxophone) unknown (piano, celeste) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) unidentified strings
Fine Recording, NYC, February, 1959
18152Sweet SlumberMercury MG 20424
18166My Foolish Heart-
18199My Mother's Eyes-
18200Prisoner Of Love-
18201I Can't Get Started-
18202It's The Talk Of The Town-
18203Stardust-
18204RubyMercury MG 20424, MG 20581
18205Call MeMercury MG 20424
18206I'll Walk Alone-
18207Danny BoyMercury 71442x45, MG 20424, MG 20511
18208SummertimeMercury 71496x45, MG 20424
* Mercury MG 20424, SR 60096   Sil Austin - Plays Pretty For The People (Ruby)
* Mercury MG 20581, SR 60241   Various Artists - 14 More Newies But Goodies
* Mercury MG 20511, SR 60217   Various Artists - Golden Goodies
* Mercury 71442x45   Sil Austin - The Hungry Eye / Danny Boy
* Mercury 71496x45   Sil Austin - Summertime / ???

Jimmy Cleveland Septet

Art Farmer (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Jerome Richardson (flute, tenor, baritone saxophone) Benny Golson (tenor saxophone, arranger) Hank Jones (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, February, 1959
18130Our DelightEmArcy MG 36160
18131Crazy Rhythm-
18132Reminiscing-
18133We Never Kissed-
18134Old Reliable-
18135Tricrotism-
18136Tom-Kattin'-
* EmArcy MG 36160   Jimmy Cleveland - Crazy Rhythm (not released)
= Mercury MG 20450, SR 60135   Jimmy Cleveland - Crazy Rhythm (not released?)
= EmArcy MGE 26003, SRE 66003   Jimmy Cleveland - Rhythm Crazy

Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Harry Edison, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry (trumpet) Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Tom Mitchell (trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Jerome Richardson (flute, alto, tenor saxophone, piccolo) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Budd Johnson, Sam "The Man" Taylor (tenor saxophone) Sahib Shihab (baritone saxophone) Patti Bown (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Jimmy Crawford (drums -1,2,4/7) Osie Johnson (drums -1,3,5/8, tambourine -2,4) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
Fine Recording, NYC, March 9 & 10, 1959
1. 18311-4 | JB468Choo Choo Ch' BoogieMercury 71460x45, (J) 195J-30
2. 18312-4 | JB469The HucklebuckMercury MG 20687, MG 21050; Mosaic MD5-237
3. 18313-25 | JB470The Midnight Sun Will Never SetMercury (J) 195J-30; EmArcy 818 177-1
4. 18314-19 | JB471The PreacherMercury 71489x45, (J) 195J-30
5. 18315-16 | JB472Marching The BluesMercury 71460x45, (J) 195J-30
6. 18316-2 | JB473Blues In The NightMercury MG 21050; Mosaic MD5-237
7. 18317-3 | JB474A Change Of PaceMercury 71546x45, MG 20444
8. 18318-4 | JB475After HoursMercury MG 21050; Mosaic MD5-237
* Mercury (J) 195J-30   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band!, Vol. 2
= Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions
* Mercury MG 20687, SR 60687   Various Artists - DeeJay's Choice
* Mercury MG 21050, SR 61050; Universal (J) UCCM 9154   Quincy Jones - Quincy Plays For Pussycats
* Mercury MG 20444, SR 60129, (J) 195J-29; EmArcy 818 177-1   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band!
= Universal (J) UCCM 9151   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band! + 2
= Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions
* Mercury 71460x45   Quincy Jones - Choo Choo Ch' Boogie / Marchin' The Blues
* Mercury 71489x45   Quincy Jones - The Preacher / Moanin'
* Mercury 71546x45   Quincy Jones - A Change Of Pace / The Birth Of A Band

Pete Rugolo And His Orchestra

Pete Candoli, Don Fagerquist, Stu Williamson (trumpet) unknown (#1 trumpet) unknown (#2 trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Frank Rosolino (trombone) unknown (#1 trombone) unknown (#2 trombone) unknown (French horn) unknown (tuba) Paul Horn (flute, alto saxophone) Bud Shank (alto saxophone, flute) Buddy Collette (alto, tenor saxophone, flute) Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone, oboe) Larry Bunker (vibraphone, percussion, bongos, timpani) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Al Viola (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Pete Rugolo (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, March 12, 1959
18323Richard Diamond ThemeMercury 71447x45; EmArcy MG 36162
18324Richard Diamond's BluesMercury 71499x45; EmArcy MG 36162
18325The Thin ManMercury 71447x45, MG 20706
18326Fancy Meeting Karen (Love Theme From Richard Diamond)EmArcy MG 36162
18327Teen Age RockMercury 71499x45; EmArcy MG 36162
* EmArcy MG 36162, SR 80045; Mercury MG 20537, SR 60214   Pete Rugolo - The Music From Richard Diamond
* Mercury MG 20706, SR 60706   Pete Rugolo - TV's Top Themes
* Mercury 71447x45   Pete Rugolo - Richard Diamond Theme / The Thin Man
* Mercury 71499x45   Pete Rugolo - Richard Diamond's Blues / Teen Age Rock

Pete Rugolo And His Orchestra

Pete Candoli, Don Fagerquist, Stu Williamson (trumpet) unknown (#1 trumpet) unknown (#2 trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Frank Rosolino (trombone) unknown (#1 trombone) unknown (#2 trombone) unknown (French horn) unknown (tuba) Paul Horn (flute, alto saxophone) Bud Shank (alto saxophone, flute) Buddy Collette (alto, tenor saxophone, flute) Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone, oboe) Larry Bunker (vibraphone, percussion, bongos, timpani) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Al Viola (guitar) unknown (cello) Red Mitchell, unknown (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Pete Rugolo (arranger, conductor): add unknown (cello) unknown (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, March 19, 1959
18356All StarEmArcy MG 36162
18357Ye Olde Curiosity Shape-
18358The Sleeve Job-
18359Who's Sam-
* EmArcy MG 36162, SR 80045; Mercury MG 20537, SR 60214   Pete Rugolo - The Music From Richard Diamond

Pete Rugolo And His Orchestra

Pete Candoli, Don Fagerquist, Stu Williamson (trumpet) unknown (#1 trumpet) unknown (#2 trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Frank Rosolino (trombone) unknown (#1 trombone) unknown (#2 trombone) unknown (French horn) unknown (tuba) Paul Horn (flute, alto saxophone) Bud Shank (alto saxophone, flute) Buddy Collette (alto, tenor saxophone, flute) Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone, oboe) Larry Bunker (vibraphone, percussion, bongos, timpani) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Al Viola (guitar) unknown (cello) Red Mitchell, unknown (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Pete Rugolo (arranger, conductor): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, March 20, 1959
18360I'm Always Chasing ButterfliesEmArcy MG 36162
18361Does Mama Know You're Out-
18362The Teaser-
18363Diamond On The Move-
* EmArcy MG 36162, SR 80045; Mercury MG 20537, SR 60214   Pete Rugolo - The Music From Richard Diamond

Dinah Washington With Belford Hendricks Orchestra

Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Belford Hendricks (arranger, conductor)
NYC, April 7, 1959
18408Cry Me A RiverMercury MG 20479
18409That's All There Is To That-
18410It's Magic-
18411It Could Happen To YouMercury 71560x45, MG 203C, (J) 18PJ-10219/22
18412Time After TimeMercury MG 20479
* Mercury MG 20479, SR 60158   Dinah Washington - What A Diff'rence A Day Makes
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10219/22   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 6: 1958-1960
* Mercury MG 203C   Dinah Washington - Six Unabridged Selections
* Mercury 71560x45   Dinah Washington - It Could Happen To You / The Age Of Miracles

Max Roach Quintet And Buddy Rich Quintet

Tommy Turrentine (trumpet -1/13) Willie Dennis, Julian Priester (trombone -1/13) Phil Woods (alto saxophone -1/13) Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone -1/13) John Bunch (piano -1/13) Bob Boswell, Phil Leshin (bass -1/13) Buddy Rich, Max Roach (drums) Gigi Gryce (arranger, conductor -1/13)
Fine Recording, NYC, April 7-8, 1959
1. 18386Liza (All The Clouds'll Roll Away)Mercury unissued
2. 18387-6YesterdaysMercury MG 20448; EmArcy EMS 2-402; Mosaic MD7-201
3. 18388-3Limehouse BluesMercury 826 987-2; Mosaic MD7-201
4. 18388-7-Mercury MG 20448; EmArcy EMS 2-402; Mosaic MD7-201
5. 18389-6The CasbahMercury 826 987-2; Mosaic MD7-201
6. 18389-8-Mercury MG 20448; Mosaic MD7-201
7. 18390-2Big FootMosaic MD7-201
8. 18390-3-Mercury MG 20448; EmArcy 814 190-1; Mosaic MD7-201
9. 18390-7-Mercury 826 987-2; Mosaic MD7-201
10. 18391-10SleepMercury MG 20448; EmArcy EMS 2-402; Mosaic MD7-201
11. 18392-2Toot, Toot, Tootsie, Goodbye-
12. 18393-4Sing, Sing, Sing (With A Swing)Mercury 826 987-2; Mosaic MD7-201
13. 18393-8-Mercury MG 20448, PPSD 1-12; Mosaic MD7-201
14. 18403-1Figure EightsMercury MG 20448; EmArcy EMS 2-402; Mosaic MD7-201
* Mercury MG 20448, SR 60133   Buddy Rich/Max Roach - Rich Versus Roach
* EmArcy EMS 2-402   Buddy Rich - Both Sides
* EmArcy 814 190-1   Max Roach - Standard Time
* Mercury PPSD 1-12   Various Artists - Mercury Perfect Presence
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions
* Mercury 826 987-2   Buddy Rich/Max Roach - Rich Versus Roach

Buddy Rich And His Orchestra

Emmett Berry, Harry Edison, Joe Ferrante, Stan Fishelson, Jimmy Nottingham (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Willie Dennis (trombone) Earle Warren, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Al Cohn, Benny Golson (tenor saxophone) Steve Perlow (baritone saxophone) John Bunch (piano) Sam Herman (guitar) Phil Leshin (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) Ernie Wilkins (arranger, conductor)
Fine Recording, NYC, April 9-10, 1959
18394Song Of The IslandsMercury MG 20451; Wing SRW 16407; EmArcy EMS 2-402
18395Richcraft-
18396I Want A Little GirlMercury MG 20451; EmArcy EMS 2-402
18397(Back Home Again In) IndianaMercury MG 20451; Wing SRW 16407; EmArcy EMS 2-402
18398Cherokee (Indian Love Song)Mercury MG 20451; Wing SRW 16407
18399Sweets ToothMercury MG 20451; Wing SRW 16407; EmArcy EMS 2-402
18400Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie-
18401Yardbird Suite-
18402From The Sticks-
* Mercury MG 20451, SR 60136   Buddy Rich - Richcraft
* Wing SRW 16407   Buddy Rich - The Rich Rebellion
* EmArcy EMS 2-402   Buddy Rich - Both Sides

Ralph Marterie And His Marlboro Men

Ralph Marterie (trumpet, conductor) unidentified orchestra
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, April, 1959
18422When My Sugar Walks Down The StreetMercury 71488x45; Wing MGW 12154
18423Down Home Fish Fryunissued
18424Cleopatra's DreamMercury 71473x45
18425Private EyeballMercury MG 20437; Wing MGW 12154
18426Nancyunissued
* Wing MGW 12154, SRW 12511   Ralph Marterie - Marvelous Marterie
* Mercury MG 20437, SR 60109   Ralph Marterie - Music For A Private Eye
* Mercury 71488x45   Ralph Marterie - When My Sugar Walks Down The Street / The Thin Man
* Mercury 71473x45   Ralph Marterie - Cleopatra's Dream / Wampum

Ralph Marterie And His Marlboro Men

Ralph Marterie (trumpet, conductor) unidentified orchestra, Henri Beau, Skippy Martin, Pete Rugolo (arranger)
United Recording Studio A, Hollywood, CA, April, 1959
18541M SquadMercury MG 20437; Wing MGW 12238-W
18542Perry Mason Theme-
18543The Thin ManMercury 71488x45, MG 20437; Wing MGW 12238-W
18544Peter GunnMercury MG 20437; Wing MGW 12238-W
18545The D.A.'s ManMercury MG 20437, SRD 5, PPSD 1-12; Wing MGW 12238-W
1854677 Sunset StripMercury MG 20437
18547Richard DiamondMercury MG 20437; Wing MGW 12238-W
18548Nero Wolfunissued
18549Alfred Hitchcook PresentsMercury MG 20437; Wing MGW 12238-W
18550Riff Blues-
18551WampumMercury 71473x45
18552Johnny Eager Themeunissued
* Mercury MG 20437, SR 60109   Ralph Marterie - Music For A Private Eye
* Wing MGW 12238-W, SRW 16238-W   Ralph Marterie - Music For A Private Eye
* Mercury SRD 5   Various Artists - Sounds Great
* Mercury PPSD 1-12   Various Artists - Mercury Perfect Presence
* Mercury 71488x45   Ralph Marterie - When My Sugar Walks Down The Street / The Thin Man
* Mercury 71473x45   Ralph Marterie - Cleopatra's Dream / Wampum

Art Hodes And Jimmy McPartland Orchestras

Nap Trottier (trumpet) Jimmy McPartland (trumpet -1,3/10, trumpet, vocals -2) Vic Dickenson (trombone) George Brunis (trombone -1/7,9,10, trombone, vocals -8) John Meheu, Pee Wee Russell (clarinet) Floyd Bean, Art Hodes (piano) Earl Murphy (bass) John Frigo (bass -1,2,4/10, violin, bass -3) Buddy Smith, George Wettling (drums)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, May 7, 1959
1. 18566ChicagoMercury MG 20460
2. 18567Logan Square-
3. 18568Bill Bailey (Won't You Please Come Home)-
4. 18569You've Gotta See Mama Ev'ry Night-
5. 18570Somebody Stole My Gal-
6. 18571I Never Knew (I Could Love Anybody Like I'm Loving You)-
7. 18572Deed I Do-
8. 18573I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate-
9. 18574Meet Me In Chicago-
10. 18575Runnin' Wildunissued
* Mercury MG 20460, SR 60143   Jimmy McPartland/Art Hodes - Meet Me In Chicago

Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Harry Edison, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Joe Wilder (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Quentin Jackson, Melba Liston (trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Frank Wess, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Benny Golson, Jerome Richardson (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Patti Bown (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Sam Woodyard (drums) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
Fine Recording, NYC, May 26, 1959
18642-4 | PB2041Moanin' (alt. version)Mercury (J) 25PJ-58/61, (J) 195J-30
18643-4 | PB2042Happy Faces (alt. take)Mercury (J) 195J-30
18643-5 | PB2042Happy FacesMercury MG 20444
* Mercury (J) 25PJ-58/61   Various Artists - Mercury 40th Anniversary V.S.O.P. Album
* Mercury (J) 195J-30   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band!, Vol. 2
= Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions
* Mercury MG 20444, SR 60129, (J) 195J-29; EmArcy 818 177-1   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band!
= Universal (J) UCCM 9151   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band! + 2
= Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions

Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Joe Wilder (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Quentin Jackson (trombone) Melba Liston (trombone, arranger -4) Julius Watkins (French horn) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Frank Wess (alto saxophone, flute) Benny Golson, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Sahib Shihab (baritone saxophone) Patti Bown (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Sam Woodyard (drums) Nat Pierce (arranger -2) Al Cohn (arranger -5) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
Fine Recording, NYC, May 27 & 28, 1959
1. 18644-11 | PB2043Along Came BettyMercury MG 20444
2. 18645-12 | PB2044I Remember Clifford-
3. 18646-9 | PB2045Whisper Not-
4. 18647-4 | PB2046The Gypsy-
5. 18648-9 | PB2047Tickle-Toe-
6. 18649-10 | PB2048Daylie DoubleMercury (J) 195J-30
* Mercury MG 20444, SR 60129, (J) 195J-29; EmArcy 818 177-1   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band!
= Universal (J) UCCM 9151   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band! + 2
= Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions
* Mercury (J) 195J-30   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band!, Vol. 2
= Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions

Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Harry Edison, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Joe Wilder (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Quentin Jackson, Melba Liston (trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Frank Wess, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Jerome Richardson, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Sahib Shihab (baritone saxophone) Patti Bown (piano) Les Spann (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
Fine Recording, NYC, June 16, 1959
18642-17 | PB2041Moanin'Mercury 71489x45, MG 20444, MGD 2-13, PPSD 1-12
18717-17 | PB2115The Birth Of A BandMercury 71546x45, MG 20444, SRM 2-623
* Mercury MG 20444, SR 60129, (J) 195J-29; EmArcy 818 177-1   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band!
= Universal (J) UCCM 9151   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band! + 2
= Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions
* Mercury MGD 2-13, SRD 2-13   Various Artists - Galaxy 30
* Mercury PPSD 1-12   Various Artists - Mercury Perfect Presence
* Mercury SRM 2-623   Quincy Jones - Ndeda
* Mercury 71489x45   Quincy Jones - The Preacher / Moanin'
* Mercury 71546x45   Quincy Jones - A Change Of Pace / The Birth Of A Band

Brook Benton With Fred Norman Orchestra

Brook Benton (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Fred Norman (arranger, conductor)
Fine Recording, NYC, June, 1959
18702May I Never Love AgainMercury MG 20464
18703You'll Never Know-
18704People Will Say We're In Love-
18705Time After Time-
18706Because Of You-
18707A Lovely Way To Spend An Evening-
18708Around The World-
18709Blue Skies-
18710The Things I Love-
18711More Than You Know-
18712(It's No) Sin-
* Mercury MG 20464, SR 60146   Brook Benton - Endlessly

Brook Benton With Belford Hendricks Orchestra

Brook Benton (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Belford Hendricks (arranger, conductor)
NYC, June, 1959
18695With All My HeartMercury 71478x45, MG 20607
18696I Want You ForeverMercury 71512x45, MG 21008
18697The Same OneMercury 71652x45, EP 1-4033, MG 20607
18698Nothing In The World (Could Make Me Love You More Than I Do)Mercury 71554x45
18699This Time Of The YearMercury 71554x45, 71558x45, 71730, 72214, C 30101x45
18700Hold My Handrejected
18701Someone To Believe In-
* Mercury MG 20607   Brook Benton Golden Hits
* Mercury MG 21008, SR 61008   Brook Benton - The Special Years
* Mercury 71478x45   Brook Benton - With All My Heart / ???
* Mercury 71512x45   Brook Benton - So Many Ways / I Want You Forever
* Mercury 71652x45   Brook Benton - The Same One / ???
* Mercury 71554x45   Brook Benton - Nothing In The World / This Time Of The Year
* Mercury 71558x45   Brook Benton - How Many Times / This Time Of The Year
* Mercury 71730   Brook Benton - This Time Of The Year / ???
* Mercury 72214   Brook Benton - This Time Of The Year / You're All I Want For Christmas
* Mercury C 30101x45   Brook Benton - This Time Of The Year / ???
* Mercury EP 1-4033   Brook Benton With Belford Hendricks Orchestra (no details)

Dinah Washington And Brook Benton With Belford Hendricks Orchestra

Joe Zawinul (piano) Brook Benton, Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Belford Hendricks (arranger, conductor)
NYC, middle 1959
18863Baby (You've Got What It Takes)Mercury 71565x45, MG 20581, MG 20588, MG 20769, MG 20789
18864I DoMercury 71565x45, MG 20581, MG 20588
* Mercury MG 20581, SR 60241   Various Artists - 14 More Newies But Goodies
* Mercury MG 20588, SR 60244   Dinah Washington/Brook Benton - The Two Of Us
* Mercury MG 20769, SR 60769   Dinah Washington - This Is My Story, Vol. 2
= Mercury MGP 2-103   Dinah Washington - This Is My Story
* Mercury MG 20789, SR 60789   Dinah Washington - Golden Hits, Vol. 2
* Mercury 71565x45   Dinah Washington/Brook Benton - Baby (You've Got What It Takes) / I Do

Dinah Washington With Belford Hendricks Orchestra

Joe Zawinul (piano) Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Belford Hendricks (arranger, conductor)
NYC, middle 1959
18848ManhattanMercury MG 20479
18849I Remember You-
18850Nothing In The World-
19043The Song Is EndedMercury MG 20572
19100I Understand-
19101This Love Of Mine-
19221Bad LuckMercury (J) 18PJ-10219/22
19222The LightEmArcy MG 36149
19223Ask A Woman Who KnowsMercury MG 20572
19224LingeringMercury (J) 18PJ-10219/22
* Mercury MG 20479, SR 60158   Dinah Washington - What A Diff'rence A Day Makes
* Mercury MG 20572, SR 60232   Dinah Washington - Unforgettable
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10219/22   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 6: 1958-1960
* EmArcy MG 36149   Dinah Washington - The Queen! (not released)
= Mercury MG 20439, SR 60111   Dinah Washington - The Queen!

Max Roach Quintet

Tommy Turrentine (trumpet) Julian Priester (trombone) Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Bob Boswell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Capitol Studios, NYC, July 21, 1959
18778The More I See YouMercury MG 20491; Mosaic MD7-201
18779All The Wayunissued
18780Lotus BlossomMercury MG 20491; Mosaic MD7-201
18781Quiet As It's Kept-
18782As Long As You're Living-
18783Julianounissued
18784To LadyMercury MG 20491; Mosaic MD7-201
18785Juliano-
* Mercury MG 20491, SR 60170   Max Roach - Quiet As It's Kept
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Dinah Washington With Belford Hendricks Orchestra

Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Belford Hendricks (arranger, conductor)
NYC, August, 1959
18817I Thought About YouMercury MG 20479
18818UnforgettableMercury MG 20572, MG 203C, MG 20769, MG 20789
18819When I Fall In LoveMercury MG 20572
18820I'm Thru With LoveMercury MG 20479
18821A Sunday Kind Of Love-
18822AloneMercury MG 20572
* Mercury MG 20479, SR 60158   Dinah Washington - What A Diff'rence A Day Makes
* Mercury MG 20572, SR 60232   Dinah Washington - Unforgettable
* Mercury MG 20769, SR 60769   Dinah Washington - This Is My Story, Vol. 2
= Mercury MGP 2-103   Dinah Washington - This Is My Story
* Mercury MG 20789, SR 60789   Dinah Washington - Golden Hits, Vol. 2
* Mercury MG 203C   Dinah Washington - Six Unabridged Selections

Dinah Washington With Belford Hendricks Orchestra

Joe Zawinul (piano) Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Belford Hendricks (arranger, conductor)
NYC, September 28, 1959
19225A Man Only DoesMercury MG 20572
19226A Bad Case Of The Blues-
19227This I Promise YouMercury MG 20588
19228Crazy LoveMercury MG 20604
19229Somewhere Along The LineEmArcy MG 36149; Mercury MG 20572
19230The Age Of MiraclesMercury 71560x45, (J) 18PJ-10219/22
* Mercury MG 20572, SR 60232   Dinah Washington - Unforgettable
* Mercury MG 20588, SR 60244   Dinah Washington/Brook Benton - The Two Of Us
* Mercury MG 20604, SR 60604   Dinah Washington - I Concentrate On You
* EmArcy MG 36149   Dinah Washington - The Queen! (not released)
= Mercury MG 20439, SR 60111   Dinah Washington - The Queen!
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10219/22   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 6: 1958-1960
* Mercury 71560x45   Dinah Washington - It Could Happen To You / The Age Of Miracles

Dinah Washington With Belford Hendricks Orchestra

Joe Zawinul (piano) Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Belford Hendricks (arranger, conductor): same personnel
NYC, October 6, 1959
19313Ole SantaMercury 71557x45, (J) 18PJ-10219/22
19314Everybody Loves SomebodyMercury MG 20572
19393This Bitter EarthMercury MG 20572, MG 20769, MG 20788
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10219/22   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 6: 1958-1960
* Mercury MG 20572, SR 60232   Dinah Washington - Unforgettable
* Mercury MG 20769, SR 60769   Dinah Washington - This Is My Story, Vol. 2
= Mercury MGP 2-103   Dinah Washington - This Is My Story
* Mercury MG 20788, SR 60788   Dinah Washington - Golden Hits, Vol. 1
* Mercury 71557x45   Dinah Washington - Ole Santa / ???

Max Roach Sextet

Tommy Turrentine (trumpet -7/9,19/22) Julian Priester (trombone -4/6,12,13,19/22) Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone -10,14/17,19/22) Ray Bryant (piano) Bob Boswell (bass) Max Roach (drums) Abbey Lincoln (vocals -19/22)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, October 9 & 10, 1959
1. 19315-1Speak LowMosaic MD7-201
2. 19315-2-Mercury MG 20539; Mosaic MD7-201
3. 19315-3-Mosaic MD7-201
4. 19316-1Never Let Me Go-
5. 19316-2--
6. 19316-7-Mercury MG 20539; Mosaic MD7-201
7. 19317-2Come Rain Or Come ShineMosaic MD7-201
8. 19317-5--
9. 19317-7-Mercury MG 20539; Mosaic MD7-201
10. 19318-2Namely You-
11. 19319-4Moon Faced, Starry Eyed-
12. 19320-3Wild Is The WindMosaic MD7-201
13. 19320-4-Mercury MG 20539; Mosaic MD7-201
14. 19321-2You're Mine, YouMosaic MD7-201
15. 19321-4-Mercury MG 20539; Mosaic MD7-201
16. 19321-5-Mosaic MD7-201
17. 19321-6--
18. 19322-1You're My Thrill-
19. 19323-2I Concentrate On You-
20. 19323-4-Mercury MG 20539; Mosaic MD7-201
21. 19324-4Never Leave MeMosaic MD7-201
22. 19324-6-Mercury MG 20539; Mosaic MD7-201
* Mercury MG 20539, SR 60215   Max Roach - Moon Faced And Starry Eyed
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions

Buddy Rich

Buddy Rich (vocals, drums) unidentified orchestra, Harold Mooney (arranger, director)
Fine Recording, NYC, October, 1959
18503It's Been A Long Long TimeMercury MG 20461
18504I've Heard That Song Before-
18505(I Was) Born To Be Blue-
18506Back In Your Own Backyard-
18507You've Changed-
18508Down The Old Ox Road-
18509(Ah, The Apple Trees) When The World Was Young-
18510Me And My Shadow-
18511I Don't Want To Walk Without You-
18512I Want A Little Girl-
18513I Can't Give You Anything But Love-
* Mercury MG 20461, SR 60144   Buddy Rich - The Voice Is Rich

Buddy Collette And His Swinging Shepherds

Paul Horn, Harry Klee, Bud Shank (flute) Buddy Collette (flute, arranger) Bill Miller (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass) Earl Palmer (drums -1/3) Shelly Manne (drums -4)
Los Angeles, CA, October, 1959
1. 16384RubyMercury MG 20447
2. 16387The Trolley Song-
3. 18156-unissued
4. 18158SmileMercury MG 20447
Buddy Collette, Paul Horn, Harry Klee (flute) Bud Shank (flute, arranger) Bill Miller (piano -1) John Williams (piano -2) Jim Hall (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass) Earl Palmer (drums -1) Shelly Manne (drums -2)
1. 16385Colonel Bogey And River Kwai March-
2. 18154I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me-
Buddy Collette, Harry Klee, Bud Shank (flute) Paul Horn (flute, arranger) John Williams (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass) Earl Palmer (drums -1,3) Shelly Manne (drums -2)
1. 16386Swinging On A Star-
2. 18155The Bad And The Beautiful (Love Is For The Very Young)-
3. 18159Invitation-
Buddy Collette, Paul Horn, Harry Klee, Bud Shank (flute) John Williams (piano -1,3) Bill Miller (piano -2) Jim Hall (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass) Earl Palmer (drums -1) Shelly Manne (drums -2,3) Pete Rugolo (arranger)
1. 18153Intermezzo-
2. 18157Laura-
3. 18160The Shrike-
* Mercury MG 20447, SR 60132   Buddy Collette And His Swinging Shepherds At The Cinema!

Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Art Farmer, Lennie Johnson, Jimmy Maxwell, Lee Morgan, Ernie Royal, Nick Travis (trumpet) Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Frank Rehak (trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Porter Kilbert, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Budd Johnson (tenor saxophone) Jerome Richardson (tenor saxophone, flute, piccolo) Sahib Shihab (baritone saxophone) Patti Bown (piano) Les Spann (guitar, flute) Buddy Jones or Buddy Catlett (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Quincy Jones (conductor) Bill Potts (arranger -1,6) Al Cohn (arranger -2) Ralph Burns (arranger -3) Ernie Wilkins (arranger -4,5)
Fine Recording, NYC, November 4, 1959
1. 19383-11 | PB2739I Never Has Seen SnowMercury MG 20561
2. 19384-11 | PB2740Air Mail SpecialMercury MG 20561, SRM 2-623
3. 19385-5 | PB2741Chant Of The WeedMercury MG 20561, C 7018x45
4. 19386-9 | PB2742Everybody's BluesMercury MG 20561, C 7016x45
5. 19387-5 | PB2743Cherokee (Indian Love Song)Mercury MG 20561
6. 19388-10 | PB2744EesomMercury MG 20561, C 7017x45
* Mercury MG 20561, SR 60221, (J) 195J-31   The Great Wide World Of Quincy Jones
= EmArcy 818 177-1   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band!
= Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions
* Mercury SRM 2-623   Quincy Jones - Ndeda
* Mercury C 7018x45   Quincy Jones - Chant Of The Weed / ???
* Mercury C 7016x45   Quincy Jones - Everybody's Blues / Caravan
* Mercury C 7017x45   Quincy Jones - Eesom / ???

Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Art Farmer, Lennie Johnson, Jimmy Maxwell, Lee Morgan, Ernie Royal, Nick Travis (trumpet) Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Frank Rehak (trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Porter Kilbert, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Budd Johnson (tenor saxophone) Jerome Richardson (tenor saxophone, flute, piccolo) Sahib Shihab (baritone saxophone) Patti Bown (piano) Les Spann (guitar, flute) Buddy Jones or Buddy Catlett (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Quincy Jones (conductor) Ernie Wilkins (arranger -1,4) Bill Potts (arranger -2) Al Cohn (arranger -3)
Fine Recording, NYC, November 9, 1959
1. 19389-7 | PB2745Lester Leaps InMercury MG 20561, C 7015x45
2. 19390-8 | PB2746CaravanMercury MG 20561, C 7016x45
3. 19391-7 | PB2747They Say It's WonderfulMercury MG 20561
4. 19392-5 | PB2748GhanaMercury MG 20561, C 7015x45
* Mercury MG 20561, SR 60221, (J) 195J-31   The Great Wide World Of Quincy Jones
= EmArcy 818 177-1   Quincy Jones - The Birth Of A Band!
= Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions
* Mercury C 7015x45   Quincy Jones - Lester Leaps In / Ghana
* Mercury C 7016x45   Quincy Jones - Everybody's Blues / Caravan

Patti Page

unknown (harp) unknown (drums) unknown (percussion) Patti Page (vocals) unidentified large mixed choir, Malcolm Dodds (arranger, conductor)
Fine Recording, NYC, November 13, 1959
19454Nobody KnowsMercury MG 20573
19455Steal Away-
19456It's Me! Oh My Lord-
19457Motherless Child-
19458Swing Low, Sweet Chariot-
* Mercury MG 20573, SR 60233   Patti Page - Just A Closer Walk With Thee

Patti Page

unknown (harp) unknown (drums) unknown (percussion) Patti Page (vocals) unidentified large mixed choir, Malcolm Dodds (arranger, conductor): same personnel
Fine Recording, NYC, November 16, 1959
19459Were You ThereMercury MG 20573
19460Just A Closer Walk With Thee-
19461Break Bread-
19462I Couldn't Hear Nobody Pray-
* Mercury MG 20573, SR 60233   Patti Page - Just A Closer Walk With Thee

Lourdes Guerrero Otis

Lourdes Guerrero Otis (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Belford Hendricks, Fred Norman (arranger, conductor)
NYC, November, 1959
HoyMercury MG 20570
Siboney-
Time Was-
You Belong To My Heart-
What A Difference A Day Makes-
Amor-
No Puedo Ser Feliz-
Tango Of The Roses-
Without You (Tres Palabras)-
The Moon Was Yellow (And The Night Was Young)-
Tea For Two-
Vengo A Decirte Adios-
* Mercury MG 20570, SR 60229   Sweet And Spanish - Lourdes Sings American Favorites In Spanish

Kenny Burrell and others

Kenny Burrell (guitar) and others
possibly NYC, circa late 1959-early 1960
19026If You Are But A DreamMercury unissued
19027Last Night When We Were Young-
19028Say It Isn't So-
19029There Is No You-
19030My Heart Sings-
19031Maybe You'll Be There-
19032Out Of This World-
19033Please-
19034Until The Real Thing Comes Along-
19035Full Moon And Empty Arms-
same session
19057Poor Butterfly-
19058Imagination-

Brook Benton With Belford Hendricks Orchestra

Brook Benton (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Belford Hendricks (arranger, conductor)
Fine Recording, NYC, December, 1959
19547May IMercury MG 20565
19548In A Dream-
19549This Bitter EarthMercury MG 20934
19550Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear To Tread)Mercury 71722, MG 20602, MG 20774, C 30133x45
* Mercury MG 20565, SR 60225   Brook Benton - I Love You In So Many Ways
* Mercury MG 20934, SR 60934   Brook Benton - This Bitter Earth
* Mercury MG 20602, SR 60602   Brook Benton - Songs I Love To Sing
* Mercury MG 20774, SR 60774   Brook Benton - Golden Hits, Vol. 2
* Mercury 71722   Brook Benton - Fool Rush In / ???
* Mercury C 30133x45   Brook Benton - Fools Rush In / ???

Sil Austin And Red Prysock

Sil Austin, Red Prysock (tenor saxophone) Dave Martin (piano) Everett Barksdale, Kenny Burrell (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) David "Panama" Francis (drums)
Fine Recording, NYC, 1959
18466No. 1 SilMercury MG 20434
18467Take The "A" TrainMercury MG 20434, PPSD 1-12
18468Kenny's BluesMercury MG 20434
18469Kenny's Blues, Part 1Mercury 71683x45
18470Kenny's Blues, Part 2-
* Mercury MG 20434, SR 60106, (J) PHCE 6003   Sil Austin/Red Prysock - Battle Royal!
* Mercury PPSD 1-12   Various Artists - Mercury Perfect Presence
* Mercury 71683x45   Sil Austin/Red Prysock - Kenny's Blues, Part 1&2

The Modernaires

Conte Candoli (trumpet -1/4) Tommy Reeves (trumpet -5/8) Frank Rosolino (trombone -1/4) Bud Shank (flute) Jack Spering (drums) Hal Dickinson, Chuck Kelly, Paula Kelly (vocals) Vernon Polk (vocals, guitar) Alan Copeland (vocals, arranger) unidentified orchestra, Pete Rugolo (conductor) Morty Corb (arranger, bass -1/4)
Los Angeles, CA, 1959
1. 19309Everything's Coming Up RosesMercury MG 20546
2. 19310What A Diff'rence A Day Made-
3. 19311Ja-Da (Cha Cha Cha)-
4. 19312Romantique-
5. 19354If Dreams Come True-
6. 19355Shiny Stockings-
7. 19356The Girl With The Long Black Hair-
8. 19357Sweeter Than The Sweetest-
* Mercury MG 20546, SR 60220; Wing MGW 12231, SRW 16231   The Modernaires - Like Swung

Brook Benton

Brook Benton (vocals) unidentified orchestra
NYC, 1959
18111I'm In The Mood For LoveMercury MG 20421
18112I Can't Begin To Tell You-
* Mercury MG 20421, SR 60077   Brook Benton - It's Just A Matter Of Time

Chuck Little - Vince Dane - Herb Mason

Joe Wilder (trumpet) Urbie Green (trombone) Vince Dane, Chuck Little, Herb Mason (vocals) unidentified orchestra
NYC, 1959
18682That's A PlentyMercury MG 20473
18683Oh By Jingo (Oh By Gee, You're The Only Girl For Me)-
18684Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye-
18685When You Make Your WishMercury 71551x45, MG 20473
18686So Long Oo-Long (How Long You Gonna Be Gone)Mercury MG 20473
18687Love Is A Simple Thing-
18688That International RagMercury 71551x45, MG 20473
18689Carol Of The BellsMercury MG 20473
18690Matador-
18691Here's A How We Do-
18692Heart-
18693Fugue For Tinhorns-
* Mercury MG 20473, SR 60154   Chuck Little/Vince Dane/Herb Mason - Presenting Little, Dane, And Mason
* Mercury 71551x45   Little - Dane - Mason - When You Make Your Wish / That International Rag

Taft Jordan Quintet

Taft Jordan (trumpet) possibly Dave Martin (piano) possibly Everett Barksdale (guitar) possibly Joe Benjamin (bass) possibly Chink Martin (drums)
NYC, 1959
18244My Man (Cha Cha)Mercury MG 20429
18245September Song-
18246When Your Lover Has Gone-
18247Young Man With A HornMercury 71661x45
18248Indian Summer-
18249Shyunissued
* Mercury MG 20429, SR 60101   The Moods Of Taft Jordan
* Mercury 71661x45   Taft Jordan - Young Man With A Horn / Indian Summer

Eddie Heywood With Orchestra

Eddie Heywood (piano) unidentified orchestra, Frank Hunter (arranger, conductor)
NYC, 1959
18368Whispering WindMercury MG 20445; Wing MGW 12276-W, MGW 12287-W
18369Evening Breeze-
18370Castillian RhapsodyMercury 71462x45
* Mercury MG 20445, SR 60115   Eddie Heywood - Breezin' Along With The Breeze
* Mercury 71462x45   Eddie Heywood - Castillian Rhapsody / Soft Summer Breeze
* Wing MGW 12276-W, MGW 12287-W   Eddie Heywood With Orchestra (no details)

Brook Benton

Brook Benton (vocals) unidentified orchestra
NYC, 1959
18142When I Fall In LoveMercury MG 20421
18143The Nearness Of You-
18144Hold Me-
18145But Beautiful-
18146I Could Have Told You-
18147The More I See You-
18148Tell Me Your Dream-
18149Love Me Or Leave Me-
18150I'll String Along With You-
* Mercury MG 20421, SR 60077   Brook Benton - It's Just A Matter Of Time

Eddie Heywood With Orchestra

Eddie Heywood (piano) unidentified orchestra, Frank Hunter (arranger, conductor)
NYC, 1959
18529The Breeze And IMercury MG 20445; Wing MGW 12276-W, MGW 12287-W; Mercury C 30081x45
18530Gone With The WindMercury MG 20445; Wing MGW 12276-W, MGW 12287-W
18531High On A Windy HillMercury unissued
18532Begin The BeguineMercury MG 20445, MGD 9
18533I Feel Like A Feather In The BreezeMercury MG 20445; Wing MGW 12276-W, MGW 12287-W
18534Breezin' Along With The BreezeMercury MG 20445
18535Soft WindsWing MGW 12276-W, MGW 12287-W
18536Winds In AutumnMercury unissued
18537Winds In Autumn (vocal version)-
18538Soft Summer BreezeMercury 71462x45, MG 20445; Wing MGW 12276-W, MGW 12287-W
18833Winds In AutumnMercury 71504x45, MG 20445; Wing MGW 12276-W, MGW 12287-W
18834High On A Windy Hill-
18835With The Wind And The Rain In Your HairMercury MG 20445; Wing MGW 12276-W, MGW 12287-W
* Mercury MG 20445, SR 60115   Eddie Heywood - Breezin' Along With The Breeze
* Mercury MGD 9, SRD 9   Various Artists - Galaxy - Music From 16 Great Artists
* Mercury 71462x45   Eddie Heywood - Castillian Rhapsody / Soft Summer Breeze
* Mercury 71504x45   Eddie Heywood - Winds In Autumn / High On A Windy Hill
* Wing MGW 12276-W, MGW 12287-W; Mercury C 30081x45   Eddie Heywood With Orchestra (no details)

The Brothers Candoli: Sextet

Conte Candoli, Pete Candoli (trumpet) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Howard Roberts (guitar) Max Bennett (bass) Frank Capp (drums)
probably Los Angeles, CA, 1959
SplankyMercury MG 20515
Soak Yo' Sally-
A-Lue-Cha-
Rifts For Rosie-
Caravan-
Take The "A" Train-
Doodlin'-
Willow Weep For Me-
Blueing Boogie-
Richard Diamond's Blues-
* Mercury MG 20515, SR 60191; Universal (J) UCCM 9122   Pete Candoli/Conte Candoli - Two For The Money

Skinnay Ennis And His Orchestra

Ed Kusby (trombone) unidentified orchestra, Skinnay Ennis (leader, vocals) Alan Ferguson (arranger)
United Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA, 1959
19261Cheek To CheekMercury MG 20514
19262A Foggy Day-
19263Love For Sale-
19264Got A Date With An Angel (Skinnay Ennis Theme)Mercury MG 20514; Philips (US) PHM 1; Mercury C 30082x45
19305Whispers In The DarkMercury MG 20514
19306(How I'll Miss You) When Summer Is Gone (Hal Kemp Theme)-
19307You've Got Me Crying Again-
19308Scatter-BrainMercury MG 20514, C 30082x45
19345I've Got You Under My SkinMercury MG 20514
19346I'm Breathless-
19347When Did You Leave Heaven-
19348Rhythm Is Our Business-
* Mercury MG 20514, SR 60190   Skinnay Ennis Salutes Hal Kemp (not released)
= Philips (US) PHM 200-002, (US) PHS 600-002   Skinnay Ennis Salutes Hal Kemp
* Mercury C 30082x45   Skinnay Ennis - Got A Date With An Angel / Scatter-Brain
* Philips (US) PHM 1   Skinnay Ennis And His Orchestra (no details)

Barney Richards And His Rebels

Sid Commings (trumpet) Harry "Slip" Lepp (trombone) Charley Spero (clarinet) Tom Martin (tenor saxophone) Barney Richards (piano) Phil Agnew (bass) Bob Cousins (drums)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, 1959
19066C'est MagnifiqueMercury MG 20508
19067Just In Time-
19068Someone To Watch Over Me-
19069Mountain Greenery-
19070The Blue Room-
19071Thou Swell-
* Mercury MG 20508, SR 60185   Barney Richards And His Rebels - Dixie In Hi Society

The River Boat Five

Ted Butterman (trumpet) Wray Thomas (trombone) unknown (tuba) Ed Reed (clarinet, tenor saxophone) Keller Merck (piano) Milt Fitch (banjo) Jim Lunsford (drums)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, 1959
18232Toot, Toot, Tootsie (Goodbye)Mercury MG 20422
18233Farewell Blues-
18234Night Train-
18237Wabash Cannonball-
18238Sentimental Journey-
18239Take The "A" Train-
18240Alabamy Bound-
18241I've Been Workin' On The Railroad-
18242On The Atchison, Topeka And Santa Fe-
18243Casey Jones-
* Mercury MG 20422, SR 60094   The River Boat Five Take The Train

Peter Palmer And His Orchestra

Kenny Carbonel, Marshall Gill, Jane Haley, John Hunt, Virginia Lee, Wayne Roelofson, Ann Trendler (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Peter Palmer (leader, arranger, conductor) Walter Baylor (arranger)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, 1959
18185Let's Fall In LoveMercury MG 20425
18186Almost Like Being In Love-
18187This Can't Be Love-
18188How High The Moon-
18214I Could Write A Book-
18215Love Is Here To Stay-
18216You Stepped Out Of A Dream-
18217I Only Have Eyes For You-
18218Love Is Just Around The Corner-
* Mercury MG 20425, SR 60097   Peter Palmer And His Orchestra With Voices - A Swingin' Love Affair

Peter Palmer And His Orchestra

Kenny Carbonel, Marshall Gill, Jane Haley, John Hunt, Virginia Lee, Wayne Roelofson, Ann Trendler (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Peter Palmer (leader, arranger, conductor) Walter Baylor (arranger): same personnel
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, 1959?
16381The Glory Of LoveMercury MG 20425
16382My Funny Valentine-
16383Too Marvelous For Words-
* Mercury MG 20425, SR 60097   Peter Palmer And His Orchestra With Voices - A Swingin' Love Affair

Miyoshi Umeki

Miyoshi Umeki (vocals) Perry Burgett (conductor -9/12) Hal Mooney (director) and others
NYC, maybe 1959
1. 18762That Old FeelingMercury MG 20568
2. 18763They Can't Take That Away From Me-
3. 18764Jeepers Creepers-
4. 18765My Heart Stood Still-
5. 18766Sometimes I'm Happy-
6. 18767Gone With The Wind-
7. 18768I Could Write A Book-
8. 18769My Ship-
9. 18770You Make Me Feel So Young-
10. 18771Wonder Why-
11. 18772I'm Old Fashioned-
12. 18773Pick Yourself Upunissued
* Mercury MG 20568, SR 60228; Universal (J) UCCM 9041   Miyoshi Umeki - Miyoshi

Eddie Layton

Eddie Layton (organ, celeste) unknown (drums)
probably maybe 1959?
Makin' Whoopee (Fox Trot - 100 bpm)Mercury MG 20498
Jealous (Cha-Cha - 100 bpm)-
Twelfth Street Rag (Fox Trot - 100 bpm - dbl. time)-
I Can't Believe You're In Love With Me (Fox Trot - 100 bpm)-
The Anniversary Song (Waltz - 108 bpm)-
My Melancholy Baby (Fox Trot - 92 bpm)-
Hot Noodles (Fox Trot - 100 bpm)-
The Waltz You Saved For Me (Waltz - 108 bpm)-
Hernando's Hideaway (Tango - 100 bpm)-
Button Up Your Overcoat (Fox Trot - 92 bpm - dbl. time)-
Birth Of The Blues (Fox Trot - 92 bpm)-
Let Me Call You Sweetheart (Waltz - 108 bpm)-
* Mercury MG 20498, SR 60258   Eddie Layton - Skatin' With Layton

Ernestine Anderson

Ernie Royal (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Benny Golson (tenor saxophone) Romeo Penque (baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Barry Gailbraith (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Pacheco (congas) Ernestine Anderson (vocals) Gigi Gryce, Ernie Wilkens (arranger, conductor)
probably maybe 1959?
Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'Mercury MG 20492
A New Town Is A Blue Town-
Stompin' At The Savoy-
Nature Boy-
Fascinating Rhythm-
My Heart Belongs To Daddy-
I Wish I Was Back In My Baby's Arms-
Harlem Nocturne-
Beale Street Blues-
Nobody's Heart-
I Got Rhythm-
* Mercury MG 20492, SR 60171   Ernestine Anderson - The Fascinating Ernestine

Frank D'Rone

unknown (#1 trumpet -4,5,7) unknown (#2 trumpet -4,5,7) unknown (saxophones, clarinet, flute) unknown (piano) unknown (guitar -1/3,6) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Frank D'Rone (vocals)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, maybe 1959?
1. 18058Spring Is HereMercury MG 20418
2. 18059The Way You Look Tonight-
3. 18060Everything Happens To Me-
4. 18061My Foolish Heart-
5. 18062Yesterdays-
6. 18063The Moon Is Blue-
7. 18064Sophisticated Lady-
* Mercury MG 20418, SR 60064   Frank D'Rone Sings