Mercury Records Discography: 1961

1961

Terry Gibbs' Dream Band

Conte Candoli, Frank Higgins, Al Porcino, Ray Triscari, Stu Williamson (trumpet) Bob Edmondson, Vern Friley, Frank Rosolino (trombone) Charlie Kennedy, Joe Maini (alto saxophone) Richie Kamuca, Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Jack Nimitz (baritone saxophone) Terry Gibbs (vibraphone) Pat Moran (piano) Buddy Clark (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Manny Albam, Al Cohn, Bill Holman, Shorty Rogers (arranger)
"Summit Club", Hollywood, CA, January 20, 21 & 22, 1961
24866SleepMercury MG 20704
24867Big Bad Bob-
24868Do You Wanna Jump, Children-
24869Tico Tico-
24870Nature Boy-
24871Pretty Blue Eyes-
24872Jump The Blues Away-
24873The Big Cat-
24874Soft Eyes-
24875Billie's Bounce-
24876I'll Take Romance-
24877It Could Happen To Youunissued
* Mercury MG 20704, SR 60704   Terry Gibbs - Explosion!
= Contemporary CCD 7657-2   Terry Gibbs - Dream Band, Vol. 5: The Big Cat

Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Benny Bailey, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Eric Dixon, Jerome Richardson (tenor saxophone, flute) Sahib Shihab (baritone saxophone, flute) Patti Bown (piano) Don Arnone (guitar) Jimmy Crawford, Stu Martin (drums) Mike Olatunji, Tito Puente, Carlos "Patato" Valdes (percussion) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor) and others
Fine Recording, NYC, January 24, 1961
20838Strike Up The BandMercury PPS 2014; Wing SRW 16398
* Mercury PPS 2014, PPS 6014   Quincy Jones And His Orchestra - Around The World
* Wing SRW 16398   Quincy Jones And His Orchestra (no details)

Dinah Washington With Belford Hendricks Orchestra

Ernie Freeman, Joe Zawinul (piano) Rone Hall, Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Callender, Jimmy Rowser (bass) Earl Palmer (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals -1/16,19/26) unidentified strings, Belford Hendricks (conductor)
Hollywood, CA, January, 1961
1. 20806Congraturations To SomeoneMercury 71812, (J) 18PJ-10223/26
2. 20807Surprise PartyMercury (J) 18PJ-10223/26
3. 20808Our Love Is Here To StayMercury 71812, MG 20651, SR 60651, (J) 18PJ-10223/26
4. 21668Our Love Is Here To Stay (edited version)Mercury MG 203C
5. 20809Without A SongMercury MG 20638
6. 20810With A Song In My Heart-
7. 20811Blue SkiesMercury MG 21119
8. 20812Pagan Love Song-
9. 20813Cabin In The Sky-
10. 20814An Affair To Remember (Our Love Affair)-
11. 20815Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing-
12. 20816Stormy Weather (Keeps Rainin' All The Time)-
13. 20817Love Letters-
14. 20818Six Bridges To Cross-
15. 20819Three Coins In The Fountain-
16. 20820On Green Dolphin Street-
17. 20821Friendly Persuasion (track only)unissued
18. 20822Invitation (track only)-
19. 20823This Heart Of MineMercury MG 20638
20. 20824Softly (Baby)-
21. 20825Am I The FoolMercury (J) 18PJ-10223/26
22. 20826Aw Come On, Kiss Me-
23. 20827As Long As I'm In Your ArmsMercury MG 20638
24. 20828I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me-
25. 20829I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm-
26. 20830I Was Telling Him About You-
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10223/26   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 7: 1961
* Mercury MG 20651   Various Artists - The Chart Winners
* Mercury SR 60651   Various Artists - The Chart Winners
* Mercury MG 20638, SR 60638   Dinah Washington - September In The Rain
* Mercury MG 21119, SR 61119   Dinah Washington - Dinah Discovered
* Mercury MG 203C   Dinah Washington - Six Unabridged Selections
* Mercury 71812   Dinah Washington - Congraturations To Someone / Our Love Is Here To Stay

Red Prysock And His Orchestra

Red Prysock (tenor saxophone) and others
NYC, January, 1961
20802Charleston TwistMercury 71786
20803Whispering Grassunissued
20804Boney MoronieMercury 71786
20805No Man's Landunissued
* Mercury 71786   Red Prysock - Charleston Twist / Boney Moronie

Dinah Washington With Belford Hendricks Orchestra

Ernie Freeman, Joe Zawinul (piano) Rone Hall, Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Callender, Jimmy Rowser (bass) Earl Palmer (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified strings, Belford Hendricks (conductor)
Hollywood, CA, January, April 5, 1961
20920InvitationMercury (J) 18PJ-10223/26
20921Friendly Persuasion-
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10223/26   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 7: 1961

Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Benny Bailey, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Eric Dixon, Jerome Richardson (tenor saxophone, flute) Sahib Shihab (baritone saxophone, flute) Patti Bown (piano) Don Arnone (guitar) Jimmy Crawford, Stu Martin (drums) Mike Olatunji, Tito Puente, Carlos "Patato" Valdes (percussion) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor) and others
Fine Recording, NYC, February 21, 1961
20839Mack The KnifeMercury 71826x45, PPS 2014, MG 21050; Wing SRW 16368
20840Under Paris SkiesMercury PPS 2014; Wing SRW 16368
20841Dear Old Stockholm-
20842Danny Boyunissued
* Mercury PPS 2014, PPS 6014   Quincy Jones And His Orchestra - Around The World
* Mercury MG 21050, SR 61050; Universal (J) UCCM 9154   Quincy Jones - Quincy Plays For Pussycats
* Mercury 71826x45   Quincy Jones - Mack The Knife / Hot Sake
* Wing SRW 16368   Quincy Jones And His Orchestra (no details)

Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Benny Bailey, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Eric Dixon, Jerome Richardson (tenor saxophone, flute) Sahib Shihab (baritone saxophone, flute) Patti Bown (piano) Don Arnone (guitar) Jimmy Crawford, Stu Martin (drums) Mike Olatunji, Tito Puente, Carlos "Patato" Valdes (percussion) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor) and others: same personnel
Fine Recording, NYC, February 23, 1961
20843BaiaMercury PPS 2014; Wing SRW 16368
20844Rico VacilonMercury PPS 2014
20845Manolete De EspanaMercury PPS 2014; Wing SRW 16368
20846AfricanaMercury PPS 2014, PPMD 3-12; Wing SRW 16368
* Mercury PPS 2014, PPS 6014   Quincy Jones And His Orchestra - Around The World
* Mercury PPMD 3-12, PPSD 3-12   Various Artists - Galaxy - Music From Eleven Great Orchestras
* Wing SRW 16368   Quincy Jones And His Orchestra (no details)

Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Benny Bailey, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry (trumpet) Curtis Fuller (trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Eric Dixon, Jerome Richardson (tenor saxophone, flute) Sahib Shihab (baritone saxophone, flute) Patti Bown (piano) Don Arnone (guitar) Jimmy Crawford, Stu Martin (drums) Mike Olatunji, Tito Puente, Carlos "Patato" Valdes (percussion) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor) and others: same personnel
Fine Recording, NYC, February 27, 1961
20847MeadowlandsMercury PPS 2014; Wing SRW 16368
20848Come Back To Sorrento-
20849Hot SakeMercury 71826x45, PPS 2014, PPMD 4-12; Wing SRW 16368
* Mercury PPS 2014, PPS 6014   Quincy Jones And His Orchestra - Around The World
* Mercury PPMD 4-12, PPSD 4-12   Various Artists - Music In Depth f:35d
* Mercury 71826x45   Quincy Jones - Mack The Knife / Hot Sake
* Wing SRW 16368   Quincy Jones And His Orchestra (no details)

Curtis Fuller And The Jazz Ambassadors / Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Benny Bailey, Paul Cohen, Rolf Ericson, Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) David Baker, Curtis Fuller, Melba Liston, Ake Persson (trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Joe Lopes, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Budd Johnson (tenor saxophone) Eric Dixon (tenor saxophone, flute) Sahib Shihab (baritone saxophone, flute) Patti Bown (piano) Les Spann (guitar, flute) Buddy Catlett (bass) Stu Martin (drums) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
live in Zurich, Switzerland, March 10, 1961
22274 | PB5156SolitudeMercury (J) 195J-32
22275 | PB5157Stolen Moments-
22275 | PB5157 (ed. ver.)Stolen Moments (edited version)Philips (US) PHM 200-050
22276 | PB5158Bess, You Is My Woman NowMercury (J) 195J-32
22277 | PB5159Moanin'-
22278 | PB5160Air Mail Special-
22279 | PB5161Banja Luka-
Stampede (final)Mercury unissued, tape no longer exists
* Mercury (J) 195J-32   The Great Wide World Of Quincy Jones - Live!
= Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions
* Philips (US) PHM 200-050, (US) PHS 600-050   Curtis Fuller And The Jazz Ambassadors - Jazz Conference Abroad (not released)
= Smash MGS 27034, SRS 67034   Curtis Fuller And The Jazz Ambassadors - Jazz Conference Abroad

Curtis Fuller And The Jazz Ambassadors / Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Benny Bailey, Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Curtis Fuller, Ake Persson (trombone) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Eric Dixon (tenor saxophone) Sahib Shihab (baritone saxophone, flute) Patti Bown (piano) Buddy Catlett (bass) Stu Martin (drums) Quincy Jones (conductor)
Zurich, Switzerland, March 11, 1961
22166 | PB5083Billie's BouncePhilips (US) PHM 200-050; Mosaic MD5-237
22167 | PB5084Scrapple From The Apple-
22168 | PB5085Blue 'N Boogie-
* Philips (US) PHM 200-050, (US) PHS 600-050   Curtis Fuller And The Jazz Ambassadors - Jazz Conference Abroad (not released)
= Smash MGS 27034, SRS 67034   Curtis Fuller And The Jazz Ambassadors - Jazz Conference Abroad
* Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions

Dinah Washington With Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Dinah Washington (vocals -4) unidentified orchestra, Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
April 3 & 4, 1961
1. 20924A Place In The Sun (track only)rejected
2. 20925Lullaby Of Broadway (track only)-
3. 20926Love Song From Houseboat (track only)-
4. 20927Blues In The NightMercury (J) 18PJ-10223/26
5. 20928Song Of Surrender (track only)rejected
6. 20929The Best Of Everything (track only)-
7. 20930I Cover The Waterfront (track only)-
8. 20931Blue Gardenia (track only)-
9. 20932Another Time, Another Place (track only)-
10. 20933Everything I Have Is Yours (track only)-
11. 20934Because You're Mine (track only)-
12. 20935Beloved Infidel (track only)-
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10223/26   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 7: 1961

Jose Melis And His Orchestra

Jose Melis (piano, arranger, conductor) unidentified orchestra
June 1 & 2, 1961
InvitationMercury MG 20648
Tara's Theme-
High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me)-
Summertime In Venice-
Swedish Rhapsody-
On Green Dolphin Street-
The Continental-
Love Theme From "LA Strada"-
Theme From The Apartment-
Anna (El Negro Zumbon)-
Summer Love (Moonlight Serenade)-
Makin' Whoopee-
* Mercury MG 20648, SR 60648   Jose Melis In Movieland

Pete Rugolo And His Orchestra

Frank Beach, Bud Brisbois, Conte Candoli, Pete Candoli, Mannie Klein, Cappy Lewis, Ollie Mitchell, Uan Rasey, Joe Triscari, Ray Triscari (trumpet, flugelhorn) Larry Bunker (vibraphone, percussion, cymbals) Howard Roberts, Al Viola (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Pete Rugolo (arranger, conductor)
United Recording Studio A, Hollywood, CA, June 7, 1961
21824Groovin' High (Whispering)Mercury PPS 2016; Wing SRW 16389
21825Ciribiribin-
21826Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White-
21827Hot Lips-
* Mercury PPS 2016, PPS 6016   Pete Rugolo - 10 Trumpets And 2 Guitars
* Wing SRW 16389   Pete Rugolo - 10 Trumpets And 2 Guitars

Pete Rugolo And His Orchestra

Frank Beach, Conte Candoli, Pete Candoli, Don Fagerquist, Mannie Klein, Cappy Lewis, Ollie Mitchell, Uan Rasey, Joe Triscari, Ray Triscari (trumpet, flugelhorn) Larry Bunker (vibraphone, percussion, cymbals) Howard Roberts, Al Viola (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Pete Rugolo (arranger, conductor): Don Fagerquist (trumpet, flugelhorn) replaces Brisbois
United Recording Studio A, Hollywood, CA, June 8, 1961
21828Struttin' With Some BarbecueMercury PPS 2016; Wing SRW 16389
21829Carnival Of VeniceMercury PPS 2016, PPMD 3-12
21830Sugar BluesMercury PPS 2016; Wing SRW 16389
21831Echoes Of HarlemMercury PPS 2016
* Mercury PPS 2016, PPS 6016   Pete Rugolo - 10 Trumpets And 2 Guitars
* Wing SRW 16389   Pete Rugolo - 10 Trumpets And 2 Guitars
* Mercury PPMD 3-12, PPSD 3-12   Various Artists - Galaxy - Music From Eleven Great Orchestras

Pete Rugolo And His Orchestra

Frank Beach, Bud Brisbois, Conte Candoli, Pete Candoli, Don Fagerquist, Mannie Klein, Cappy Lewis, Ollie Mitchell, Uan Rasey, Joe Triscari (trumpet, flugelhorn -1,2) Larry Bunker (vibraphone, percussion, cymbals) Howard Roberts, Al Viola (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Pete Rugolo (arranger, conductor)
United Recording Studio A, Hollywood, CA, June 9, 1961
1. 21832Trumpets At LargeMercury PPS 2016; Wing SRW 16389
2. 21833Ten Trumpets Have I-
3. 21834Two Guitars-
4. 21835Guitarsville-
* Mercury PPS 2016, PPS 6016   Pete Rugolo - 10 Trumpets And 2 Guitars
* Wing SRW 16389   Pete Rugolo - 10 Trumpets And 2 Guitars

Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

John Bello, Jimmy Maxwell, Joe Newman, Jimmy Nottingham (trumpet) Paul Faulise, Curtis Fuller, Melba Liston, Britt Woodman (trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Joe Lopes, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Jerome Richardson (tenor saxophone, alto flute, piccolo) Eric Dixon (tenor saxophone, flute) Pat Patrick (baritone saxophone) Patti Bown (piano) Les Spann (guitar, flute) Art Davis (bass) Stu Martin (drums) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, July 3, 1961
21118 | PB804GhanaMercury (J) 25PJ-58/61, (J) 195J-10089; Mosaic MD5-237
21119 | PB805Meet B.B.Mercury MG 20653
21120 | PB806G'wan Train-
21121 | PB807Evening In Paris-
21122 | PB808Banja Luka-
21123 | PB809Lester Leaps In-
21124 | PB810Boy In The Tree-
21125 | PB811Air Mail Special-
* Mercury (J) 25PJ-58/61   Various Artists - Mercury 40th Anniversary V.S.O.P. Album
* Mercury MG 20653, SR 60653   Quincy Jones - At Newport '61
= Mercury (J) 195J-10089   Quincy Jones - At Newport '61 + 1
= Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions

Dinah Washington With Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Joe Newman, Clark Terry (trumpet) Ernie Wilkins (trumpet, arranger) Jimmy Cleveland, Kai Winding (trombone) Billy Byers (trombone, arranger) Al Cohn (tenor saxophone, arranger) Patti Bown (piano) George Barnes (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals) The Dells (doo wop group) unidentified orchestra, Quincy Jones (conductor) Hal Mooney (arranger)
NYC, August 15, 1961
21151Don't ExplainMercury MG 20729
21152In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning (Wee Small Hours)Mercury MG 20661
21153Blue GardeniaMercury MG 20729
21154BewitchedMercury MG 20661
21155Am I Blue-
21156Everybody's Somebody's FoolMercury MG 20729
21163If I Should Lose YouMercury MG 20661
21165Wake The Town And Tell The People-
* Mercury MG 20729, SR 60729   Dinah Washington - I Wanna Be Loved
* Mercury MG 20661, SR 60661   Dinah Washington - Tears And Laughter

Roland Kirk Quartet

Roland Kirk (tenor saxophone, manzello, stritch, flute, siren) Richard Wyands (piano) Art Davis (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, August 16, 1961
21889-1Blues For Alice (alt. take)Mercury (J) 25PJ-58/61, 314 846 630-2
21889-3Blues For AliceMercury MG 20679
21890My Delight-
21891The Haunted Melody-
21892A Sack Full Of Soul-
* Mercury (J) 25PJ-58/61   Various Artists - Mercury 40th Anniversary V.S.O.P. Album
* Mercury MG 20679, SR 60679   Roland Kirk - We Free Kings
* Mercury 314 846 630-2   The Complete Mercury Recordings Of Roland Kirk

Dinah Washington With Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Joe Newman, Clark Terry (trumpet) Ernie Wilkins (trumpet, arranger) Jimmy Cleveland, Kai Winding (trombone) Billy Byers (trombone, arranger) Al Cohn (tenor saxophone, arranger) Patti Bown (piano) George Barnes (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals) The Dells (doo wop group) unidentified orchestra, Quincy Jones (conductor) Hal Mooney (arranger)
NYC, August 16, 1961
21175You Do Something To MeMercury MG 20661
21177So In LoveMercury (J) 18PJ-10223/26
21178Secret LoveMercury MG 20661
* Mercury MG 20661, SR 60661   Dinah Washington - Tears And Laughter
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10223/26   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 7: 1961

The Dells With Quinch Jones Orchestra

Joe Newman, Clark Terry (trumpet) Ernie Wilkins (trumpet, arranger) Jimmy Cleveland, Kai Winding (trombone) Billy Byers (trombone, arranger) Al Cohn (tenor saxophone, arranger) Patti Bown (piano) George Barnes (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) The Dells (doo wop group) unidentified orchestra, Hal Mooney (arranger): omit Washington, Jones
NYC, August 16, 1961
21176Jeepers CreepersMercury MG 20661
* Mercury MG 20661, SR 60661   Dinah Washington - Tears And Laughter

Roland Kirk Quartet

Roland Kirk (tenor saxophone, manzello, stritch, flute, siren) Hank Jones (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, August 17, 1961
21893We Free KingsMercury MG 20679
21894Spring Will Be A Little Late This YearMercury 314 846 630-2
21895Moon SongMercury MG 20679
21896Some Kind Of Love-
21899Three For The Festival-
21900You Did It, You Did It-
* Mercury MG 20679, SR 60679   Roland Kirk - We Free Kings
* Mercury 314 846 630-2   The Complete Mercury Recordings Of Roland Kirk

Dinah Washington

Dinah Washington (vocals) and others
NYC, August 17, 1961
21242Trouble In The Lowlands (Back Water Blues)Mercury 832 573-2
21243InvitationMercury MG 20729
21244Please Send Me Someone To LoveMercury (J) 18PJ-10223/26
* Mercury MG 20729, SR 60729   Dinah Washington - I Wanna Be Loved
* Mercury (J) 18PJ-10223/26   The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 7: 1961
* Mercury 832 573-2   Compact Jazz: Dinah Washington Sings The Blues

Little Richard

Little Richard (vocals) The Howard Roberts Singers, unidentified orchestra, Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
NYC, August, 1961?
21231The Captain Calls For YouMercury MG 20656; Wing MGW 12288-W
21232Do You Care-
21233He's Not Just A Soldier-
21234In Times Like TheseMercury MG 20656
21235He's My StarMercury MG 20656; Wing MGW 12288-W
21236My Desire-
21237It Takes Everything To Serve The Lord-
* Mercury MG 20656, SR 60656   Little Richard - It's Real - King Of The Gospel Singers
* Wing MGW 12288-W, SRW 16288-W   Little Richard - The King Of The Gospel Singers

Little Richard

Little Richard (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Billy Byers (leader) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
NYC, September 5, 1961
21300Ride On, King JesusMercury MG 20656; Wing MGW 12288-W
21301(There'll Be) Peace In The Valley (For Me)-
21302Joy, Joy, Joy-
21303It's RealMercury MG 20656
21304Do Lord Remember MeMercury MG 20656; Wing MGW 12288-W
* Mercury MG 20656, SR 60656   Little Richard - It's Real - King Of The Gospel Singers
* Wing MGW 12288-W, SRW 16288-W   Little Richard - The King Of The Gospel Singers

Billy Taylor

Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Jay McAllister (tuba) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone) Jerome Richardson (baritone saxophone) Billy Taylor (piano, leader) Les Spann (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Jimmy Jones (arranger)
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, September 12, 1961
21319Ordinary PeopleMercury MG 20654
21320Another Time, Another Place-
21321Nothing More To Look Forward To-
* Mercury MG 20654, SR 60654   Billy Taylor - The Original Jazz Score Of Kwamina

Billy Taylor

Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Jay McAllister (tuba) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone) Jerome Richardson (baritone saxophone) Billy Taylor (piano, leader) Les Spann (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Jimmy Jones (arranger): same personnel
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, September 13, 1961
21322Happy Is The CricketMercury MG 20654
21323The Cocoa Bean Song-
21324Something Big-
* Mercury MG 20654, SR 60654   Billy Taylor - The Original Jazz Score Of Kwamina

Dinah Washington With Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
NYC, September 13, 1961
21334Sometimes I'm HappyMercury MG 20729
21335Let's Fall In Love-
21336I Just Found Out About LoveMercury MG 20661
21337My Baby Just Cares For Merejected
* Mercury MG 20729, SR 60729   Dinah Washington - I Wanna Be Loved
* Mercury MG 20661, SR 60661   Dinah Washington - Tears And Laughter

Billy Taylor

Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Jay McAllister (tuba) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone) Jerome Richardson (baritone saxophone) Billy Taylor (piano, leader) Les Spann (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Jimmy Jones (arranger)
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, September 14, 1961
21325I'm Seeing RainbowsMercury MG 20654
21326What's Wrong With Me-
21327Sun Is Beginning To Crow-
* Mercury MG 20654, SR 60654   Billy Taylor - The Original Jazz Score Of Kwamina

Dinah Washington With Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
NYC, September, 1961
21330Mood IndigoMercury MG 20661
21331God Bless The ChildMercury MG 20729
21332I'm A Fool To Want YouMercury MG 20661
21333A Stranger In TownMercury MG 20729
* Mercury MG 20661, SR 60661   Dinah Washington - Tears And Laughter
* Mercury MG 20729, SR 60729   Dinah Washington - I Wanna Be Loved

Buddy DeFranco - Tommy Gumina Quartet

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Tommy Gumina (accordion) Bill Plummer (bass) John Guerin (drums)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, October 17 & 18, 1961
21926On Green Dolphin StreetMercury MG 20685
21927Gone With The Wind-
21928Runaway-
21929Street Of Dreams-
21930Scrapple From The Apple-
21931Lauraunissued
21932When Lights Are LowMercury MG 20685
21933Never On FridayMercury 71947, MG 20685
21934You Are Too BeautifulMercury MG 20685
21935Playin' It Cool-
21936'S Wonderful-
21937Main Theme From "Route 66"Mercury 71947
* Mercury MG 20685, SR 60685   Presenting The Buddy DeFranco - Tommy Gumina Quartet
* Mercury 71947   Buddy DeFranco/Tommy Gumina - Main Theme From "Route 66" / Never On Friday

Dinah Washington With Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Dinah Washington (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
NYC, late 1961
22020When Your Lover Has GoneMercury MG 20729
23054Tears And LaughterMercury MG 20661
23055I Can't Face The MusicMercury MG 20729
* Mercury MG 20729, SR 60729   Dinah Washington - I Wanna Be Loved
* Mercury MG 20661, SR 60661   Dinah Washington - Tears And Laughter

Dinah Washington With Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Joe Newman (trumpet) Billy Byers (trombone -1/4,6/10, trombone, arranger -5) Jack Wilson (piano) unidentified orchestra, Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor -1/4,6/10, conductor -5)
Chicago, IL, December 4, 1961
1. 23165TV Is The Thingunissued
2. 23166Wheel Of Fortune-
3. 23167Mad About The BoyMercury MG 20765, MG 20788
4. 23168Mixed Emotions-
5. 23169I Wanna Be Loved-
6. 23170Make Believe DreamsMercury MG 20765, MG 20789
7. 23171If I Loved YouMercury MG 20765, MG 20788
8. 23172Stormy WeatherMercury MG 20765, MG 20789
9. 23173You're CryingMercury MG 20729
10. 23619Teach Me TonightMercury MG 20769, MG 20789
* Mercury MG 20765, SR 60765   Dinah Washington - This Is My Story, Vol. 1
= Mercury MGP 2-103   Dinah Washington - This Is My Story
* Mercury MG 20788, SR 60788   Dinah Washington - Golden Hits, Vol. 1
* Mercury MG 20789, SR 60789   Dinah Washington - Golden Hits, Vol. 2
* Mercury MG 20729, SR 60729   Dinah Washington - I Wanna Be Loved
* Mercury MG 20769, SR 60769   Dinah Washington - This Is My Story, Vol. 2
= Mercury MGP 2-103   Dinah Washington - This Is My Story

Billy Byers conducting The Quincy Jones Orchestra

Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Doc Severinsen, Clark Terry (trumpet) Wayne Andre, Jimmy Cleveland, Melba Liston, Tony Studd (trombone) Ray Alonge, Jim Buffington, Don Corrado, Bob Northern (French horn) Harvey Phillips (tuba) Jerry Dodgion (flute, clarinet, alto saxophone) Eric Dixon (flute, tenor saxophone) Sol Schlinger (baritone saxophone, bass clarinet) Patti Bown (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Eddie Costa, Ed Shaughnessy (percussion) Billy Byers (arranger, conductor) Quincy Jones (producer)
NYC, December 29, 1961
F23261Mood IndigoMercury PPS 2028
F23262Just Squeeze Me-
F23263All Too Soon-
F23264Solitude-
* Mercury PPS 2028, PPS 6028   Billy Byers - Impressions Of Duke Ellington

Dinah Washington With Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

Joe Newman (trumpet) Billy Byers (trombone) Jack Wilson (piano) unidentified orchestra, Quincy Jones (conductor -1,2,4,9, arranger, conductor -3,5/8) Al Cohn (arranger -1,9) Ernie Wilkins (arranger -2) Nat Pierce (arranger -4)
Chicago, IL, December, 1961
1. 23155Since I Fell For YouMercury MG 20765, MG 20789
2. 23156DreamMercury MG 20769, MG 20789
3. 23157Such A NightMercury MG 20769, MG 20788
4. 23158Salty Papa BluesMercury MG 20765, MG 20788
5. 23159I Don't Hurt AnymoreMercury MG 20769, MG 20789
6. 23160Trust In MeMercury MG 20765, MG 20788
7. 23162Tell Me WhyMercury MG 20765, MG 20789
8. 23163It Isn't Fair-
9. 23164Time Out For TearsMercury MG 20765, MG 20788
* Mercury MG 20765, SR 60765   Dinah Washington - This Is My Story, Vol. 1
= Mercury MGP 2-103   Dinah Washington - This Is My Story
* Mercury MG 20789, SR 60789   Dinah Washington - Golden Hits, Vol. 2
* 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

George Barnes

Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn -5/8) Hank D'Amico (clarinet -9/12) Al Cohn (tenor saxophone -1/4) Eddie Costa (vibraphone, xylophone) Bernie Leighton (piano) George Barnes, 10 others (guitar) Jack Lesberg (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
Fine Recording, NYC, 1961
1. F23122Should IMercury PPS 2020; Wing SRW 16393
2. F23123Too Marvelous For Words-
3. F23124Waitin' At The End Of The RoadMercury PPS 2020
4. F23125LizaMercury PPS 2020; Wing SRW 16393
5. F23126Jeepers Creepers-
6. F23127Singin' In The RainMercury PPS 2020, PPMD 4-12; Wing SRW 16393
7. F23128Have You Met Miss JonesMercury PPS 2020; Wing SRW 16393
8. F23129Runnin' WildMercury PPS 2020, MGD 15; Wing SRW 16393
9. F23130IndianaMercury PPS 2020
10. F23131Pickin' PlentyMercury PPS 2020; Wing SRW 16393
11. F23132Sugar (That Sugar Baby Of Mine)-
12. F23133Guitars' Galore-
* Mercury PPS 2020, PPS 6020   George Barnes - Guitars Galore
* Mercury PPMD 4-12, PPSD 4-12   Various Artists - Music In Depth f:35d
* Mercury MGD 15, SRD 15   Various Artists - A Demonstration Of 35MM Magnetic Film
* Wing SRW 16393   George Barnes (no details)

Hal Mooney And His Orchestra

Doc Severinsen (trumpet -13/24) four others (trumpet -13/24, trombone -13/24) Urbie Green (trombone -13/24) Phil Bodner (woodwinds) Leon Cohen, Andy Fitzgerald, Don Hammond, Bernie Kaufman, Walt Levinsky, Romeo Penque, Billy Slapin, Stan Webb, Herman Yorks (woodwinds -1/12) two others (woodwinds -13/24) unknown (xylophone -13/24) unknown (vibraphone -13/24) Moe Wechsler (piano, harpsichord -1/12) Barry Galbraith (guitar -1/12) unknown (guitar -13/24) George Duvivier (bass -1/12) unknown (bass -13/24) Don Lamond (drums -1/12) unknown (drums -13/24) unknown (congas -13/24) unknown (bongos -13/24) Eddie Costa, Phil Kraus, Bob Rosengarden, Joe Venuto (percussion -1/12) unknown (scratches -13/24) Hal Mooney (arranger, conductor)
Fine Recording, NYC, 1961
1. 20732PevanneMercury PPS 2013, PPMD 3-12
2. 20733Swampfire-
3. 20734Ragging The ScaleMercury PPS 2013
4. 20735Bye Bye Blues-
5. 20736Old Devil Moon-
6. 20737Brazil-
7. 20738Holiday For Strings-
8. 20739I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm-
9. 20740Tonight-
10. 20741Baby, It's Cold Outside-
11. 20742Speak Low-
12. 20743Lover-
13. 22011 | PB5003Sabre DanceMercury PPS 2017
14. 22012 | PB5004Pas De Fleurs-
15. 22013 | PB5005Sleeping Beauty Waltz-
16. 22018 | PB5010Slaughter On 10th Avenue-
17. 22019 | PB5011Barcarolle-
18. 22025 | PB5000Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy-
19. 22026 | PB5001Waltz Of The Flowers-
20. 22027 | PB5002An American In Paris-
21. 22028 | PB5006March Of The Toys-
22. 22029 | PB5007Coppelia Waltz-
23. 22030 | PB5008Pizzicato (Cha Cha)-
24. 22031 | PB5009Mambo-
* Mercury PPS 2013, PPS 6013   Hal Mooney And His Orchestra - Woodwinds And Percussion
* Mercury PPMD 3-12, PPSD 3-12   Various Artists - Galaxy - Music From Eleven Great Orchestras
* Mercury PPS 2017, PPS 6017   Hal Mooney - Ballet With A Beat...

Jazz Renaissance Quintet

Hank D'Amico (clarinet) George Barnes, Billy Bauer (guitar) Jack Lesberg (bass) Cliff Leeman (drums) George Barnes (arranger)
NYC, 1961
20626Movin' EasyMercury MG 20605
20646Floatin'-
20647You Make Me Feel So Young-
20648Are You Ready-
20649Always-
20650I Saw Stars-
20651Pick Yourself Up-
20652Misty-
20653Private Blend-
20654Frisky-
20655Dilemmaunissued
* Mercury MG 20605, SR 60605   Jazz Renaissance Quintet - Movin' Easy

Brook Benton

Brook Benton (vocals) Malcolm Dodds (arranger, conductor)
probably maybe 1961
Go Tell It On The MountainMercury MG 20619
He'll Understand And Say Well Done-
Just A Closer Walk With Thee-
Only Believe-
Remember Me-
Going Home-
Shadrack-
Steal Away-
The Lost Penny-
Deep River-
* Mercury MG 20619, SR 60619   Brook Benton - If You Believe

Brook Benton With Belford Hendricks Orchestra

Brook Benton (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Belford Hendricks (arranger, conductor)
maybe 1961
20776It's Just A House Without YouMercury 71859, MG 20774, MG 200C
20777Fantastic Thingsunissued
20778If You Have No Real ObjectionsMercury MG 21008
20779That's All I'm Living Forunissued
20780Come Back My Love-
20781It's Too Late To Turn Back NowMercury MG 20934
* Mercury MG 20774, SR 60774   Brook Benton - Golden Hits, Vol. 2
* Mercury MG 21008, SR 61008   Brook Benton - The Special Years
* Mercury MG 20934, SR 60934   Brook Benton - This Bitter Earth
* Mercury MG 200C, SR 600C   Brook Benton - ???
* Mercury 71859   Brook Benton - It's Just A House Without You / ???

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Frank Rosilino (trombone) Bud Shank (alto saxophone, flute) Buddy Collette (baritone saxophone, bass clarinet) Larry Bunker (vibraphone -5) Joe Castro (piano -5) Victor Feldman (piano, vibraphone, congas -1/4,6) Monty Budwig (bass -1/4,6) Red Callender (bass -5) Stan Levey (drums) Bob Cooper (conductor, tenor saxophone) Howard Rumsey (leader)
maybe 1961
1.Genesis, Part 2Mercury MG 20543
2.Architectonics-
3.Directional Suite: (a) Impulse / (b) Automations / (c) Impulsion, Part 1 / (c) Impulsion, Part 2-
4.Directional Suite: (d) Complexus-
5.The Worker: (a) Rain Blues / (b) In The Morning / (c) Quittin' Time-
6.Edifice-
* Mercury MG 20543   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars - A Building Is Many Buildings (not released)
= Philips (US) PHM 200-012, (US) PHS 600-012   Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars - Jazz Structures

Teresa Brewer

Teresa Brewer (vocals) Milestone Singers (vocal group) unidentified orchestra, Bill Justis (arranger)
probably Bradley's Studio, Nashville, TN, maybe 1961-1962
Music, Music, Music (Put Another Nickel In)Philips (US) PHM 200-062
A Tear Fell-
A Sweet Old Fasioned Girl-
Till I Waltz Again With You-
Let Me Go, Lover-
Pledging My Love-
Ricochet-
Empty Arms-
If You Want Some Lovin'-
The Ballad Of Lover's Hill-
Bo Weevil-
You Send Me-
* Philips (US) PHM 200-062, (US) PHS 600-062   Teresa Brewer's Greatest Hits