Mundell Lowe Catalog

1954 (age 32)

The Mundell Lowe Quintet  (RCA Victor LJM 3002)

Teddy Charles as Stix Kahn (vibraphone) Mundell Lowe, Sal Salvador (guitar) Kenny O'Brien (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
RCA Victor's 24th Street Studios, NYC, February 12, 1954
E4VB3560Spring Is Here
E4VB3561There Goes Rusty!
John Potoker (celeste) Don Arnone, Mundell Lowe (guitar) Trigger Alpert (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
RCA Victor's 24th Street Studios, NYC, March 8, 1954
E4VB3801Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year
E4VB3802Prelude To A Kiss
E4VB3803How Long Has This Been Going On
E4VB3804Street Of Dreams
Phil Kraus (marimba, celeste) replaces Potoker
RCA Victor's 24th Street Studios, NYC, March 22, 1954
E4VB3895Pantomime
E4VB3896Darn That Dream
E4VB3897Takin' The Blues For A Walk

1955

The Mundell Lowe Quartet  (Riverside RLP 12-204)

Dick Hyman (piano, organ, celeste) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Trigger Alpert (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, August 27, 1955
Will You Still Be Mine
I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plans
I'll Never Be The Same
Cheek To Cheek
same personnel
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 4, 1955
All Of You
Yes Sir, That's My Baby
The Night We Called It A Day
Bach Revisited
Far From Vanilla
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 1773, OJCCD 1773-2.

1956

Guitar Moods By Mundell Lowe  (Riverside RLP 12-208)

Al Klink (bass clarinet, flute) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Trigger Alpert (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 20, 1956
Speak Low
We'll Be Together Again
You Don't Know What Love Is
I'll Take Romance
It's So Peaceful In The Country
I'm Old Fashioned
Phil Bodner (oboe, English horn) replaces Klink
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 2, 1956
Memories Of You
Ill Wind
I Dream Too Much
June In January
Our Waltz
Goodbye
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1957-2.

Mundell Lowe/Tony Burrello/Barbara Lea/Billy Taylor - This Could Lead To Love  (Riverside RLP 12-808)

Jack Greenberg (English horn) Mundell Lowe (guitar) George Duvivier (bass)
NYC, April, 1956
This Could Lead To Love
I Guess I'll Have To Dream The Rest
Wonderful One
I Hadn't Anyone 'Til You

Mundell Lowe And His Orchestra - New Music Of Alec Wilder  (Riverside RLP 12-219)

Joe Wilder (trumpet) John Barrows, Jim Buffington (French horn) Don Hammond (flute) Jerry Roth (oboe) Bernard Garfield (bassoon) Jimmy Carroll (clarinet, bass clarinet) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Trigger Alpert (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, June 12, 1956
What Happened Last Night
Walk Softly
The Endless Quest
Tacet For Neurotics
Harold Goltzer (bassoon) replaces Garfield
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, June 19, 1956
Let's Get Together And Cry
Pop, What's A Passacaglia
No Plans
An Unrelenting Memory
Milt Hinton (bass) replaces Alpert
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, July 3, 1956
Suggestion For Bored Dancers
She Never Wore Makeup
Mama Never Dug This Scene
Around The World In 2:34
** also issued on Offbeat OLP 3010 entitled "Mundell Lowe And His Orchestra - Tacet For Neurotics: The Music Of Alec Wilder".

1957

Mundell Lowe - A Grand Night For Swinging  (Riverside RLP 12-238)

Billy Taylor (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Les Grinage (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, March 7, 1957
It's A Grand Night For Swinging
Easy To Love
It Could Happen To You
Crazy Rhythm
add Gene Quill (alto saxophone)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, April 10, 1957
Blues Before Freud
Love Me Or Leave Me
You Turned The Tables On Me
** also issued on Jazzland JLP 8 entitled "Mundell Lowe/Billy Taylor/Gene Quill - Low-Down Guitar". Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1940-2.

Various Artists - Blues For Tomorrow  (Riverside RLP 12-243)

Gene Quill (alto saxophone) Billy Taylor (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Les Grinage (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums): same session
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, April 10, 1957
Let's Blow Some Blues
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 030, OJCCD 030-2.

1958

Mundell Lowe And His All Stars - Porgy And Bess  (RCA Camden CAL 490)

Art Farmer (trumpet) Don Elliott (mellophone, vibraphone) Tony Scott (clarinet, baritone saxophone) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Mundell Lowe (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, July 16 & 17, 1958
J3JB5540My Man's Gone Now
J3JB5541Bess, You Is My Woman Now
J3JB5542Summertime
J3JB5543It Ain't Necessarily So
J3JB5544It Takes A Long Pull To Get There
J3JB5545I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'
J3JB5546Red Headed Woman
Mundell Lowe (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums, vibraphone)
NYC, October 3, 1958
J3JB5547There's A Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon For New York
J3JB5548I Loves You, Porgy
J3JB5549Oh Bess, Oh Where's My Bess
** also issued on RCA Camden CAS 490.
** part of Gambit 69252.

1959

Mundell Lowe And His All Stars - TV Action Jazz!  (RCA Camden CAL 522)

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Herbie Mann (flute, tenor saxophone) Tony Scott (clarinet, baritone saxophone) Eddie Costa (piano, vibraphone) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Don Payne (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
Webster Hall, NYC, February 3, 4 & 5, 1959
Peter Gunn
Riff Blues (From The Mickey Spillane - Mike Hammer TV Series)
Perry Mason Theme
77 Sunset Strip
M-Squad
The Thin Man
This Is The Naked City (From The TV Series "The Naked City")
Fall Out! (From "Peter Gunn")
** also issued on RCA Camden CAS 522.

1960

Mundell Lowe And His All Stars - Themes From Mr. Lucky/The Untouchables And Other TV Action Jazz  (RCA Camden CAL 627)

Clark Terry (trumpet) Willie Dennis, Urbie Green, Frank Rehak (trombone) Rod Levitt (bass trombone) Phil Bodner (reeds) Eddie Costa (piano, vibraphone) Mundell Lowe (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
NYC, June 1, 1960
L3PB2934Markham Theme
L3PB2935Theme From "Mr. Lucky"
L3PB2936Hawaiian Eye
Dick Hixson (bass trombone) replaces Levitt
NYC, June 6, 1960
L3PB2937Theme From "The Untouchables"
L3PB2938Bourbon Street Beat
L3PB2939The Detectives Theme
L3PB2940Johnny Staccato's Theme
L3PB2941Theme From "Tightrope"
** also issued on RCA Camden CAS 627.

1961

Mundell Lowe And His Orchestra - Satan In High Heels (Soundtrack)  (Charlie Parker PLP 406)

Joe Newman, Doc Severinsen, Clark Terry (trumpet) Buster Cooper, Urbie Green (trombone) Jim Buffington (French horn) Ray Beckenstein (alto saxophone, flute) Walter Levinsky (alto saxophone, clarinet) Al Cohn, Al Klink (tenor saxophone) Sol Schlinger (baritone saxophone) Eddie Costa (piano, vibraphone) Mundell Lowe (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
NYC, November 30, 1961
Montage
The Lost And The Lonely
Lake In The Woods
Pattern Of Evil
Bernie Glow, Ernie Royal, Doc Severinsen, Clark Terry (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Buster Cooper (trombone) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Walter Levinsky (alto saxophone, clarinet) Al Cohn, Oliver Nelson (tenor saxophone) Gene Allen (baritone saxophone) Eddie Costa (piano, vibraphone) Barry Galbraith, Mundell Lowe (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
NYC, December 22, 1961
Satan In High Heels
East Side Drive
Coffee, Coffee
From Mundy On
The Long Knife
Blues For A Stripper
** also issued on Charlie Parker PLP 822 entitled "Blues For A Stripper".