Pacific Jazz Records Catalog: Jazz West Coast series

The Original Pacific Jazz: Jazz West Coast series (12 inch LP)

JWC-500   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast

Chet Baker (trumpet) Lee Konitz (alto sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Joe Mondragon (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
Phil Turetsky's House, Los Angeles, CA, February 1, 1953
Lady Be Good (alternate take)
Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Carson Smith (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, April 29 & 30, 1953
Darn That Dream (alternate take)
Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 3, 1953
Happy Little Sunbeam (alternate take)
Chet Baker (trumpet) Herb Geller (alto, tenor sax) Jack Montrose (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 14, 1953
Bockhanal (alternate take)
Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Bob Neel (drums) plus an overdub: Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 15, 1954;
probably Los Angeles, CA area, 1950s
There Will Never Be Another You
Shorty Rogers (flugelhorn) Bud Shank (alto sax, alto flute) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Harry Babasin (bass) Roy Harte (drums)
United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March 25, 1954
Lotus Bud
Bud Shank (alto sax) Laurindo Almeida (guitar) Harry Babasin (bass) Roy Harte (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1954
Speak Low (alternate take)
Jack Montrose (tenor sax, arranger) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Paul Moer (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Billy Schneider (drums)
Hollywood, CA, May 27, 1954
Two Can Play (alternate take)
Bob Enevoldsen, Maynard Ferguson, Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Bud Shank (alto sax) Claude Williamson (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Bob Cooper (arranger)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, June 22, 1954
Wailing Vessel (alternate take)
Clifford Brown (trumpet) Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Jack Montrose (arranger)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1954
Tiny Capers (alternate take)
Jon Eardley (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax, piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
"Stockton High School", Stockton, CA, November 12, 1954
Soft Shoe
Jon Eardley (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Red Mitchell (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) featuring guests: Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, piano) Zoot Sims (tenor sax)
"Hoover High School", San Diego, CA, December 14, 1954
I'll Remember April
Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Bud Shank (alto sax) Claude Williamson (piano) Buddy Clark (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) with Sam Caplan, Benny Gill, Marshall Sosson (violin) Lou Kievman (viola) Ray Kramer (cello)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, January 7, 1955
Low Life (alternate take)
Bill Perkins (alto, tenor sax, flute) Bud Shank (alto, tenor, baritone sax, flute) Hampton Hawes (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 2, 1955
It Had To Be You
** also issued on World Pacific JWC-500.

JWC-501   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast, Vol. 2

Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Red Mitchell (bass) Frank Isola (drums)
"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, June 7, 1954
Line For Lyons
Hampton Hawes (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 2, 1955
I Hear Music (trio version)
Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerard Gustin (piano) Jimmy Bond (bass) Bert Dahlander (drums)
Paris, France, October 24, 1955
29249-2Summertime
Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Joe Maini (alto sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, November 18, 1955
Contour
Cy Touff (bass trumpet) Richie Kamuca (tenor sax) Pete Jolly (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Chuck Flores (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, December 5, 1955
It's Sand, Man
Bud Shank (alto sax, flute) Claude Williamson (piano) Don Prell (bass) Chuck Flores (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January 25, 1956
Bag Of Blues
Stu Williamson (trumpet, valve trombone) Carl Fontana (trombone) Bud Shank (alto sax) Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Jack Nimitz (baritone sax, bass clarinet) Russ Freeman (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Music Box Theatre, Hollywood, CA, February 9, 1956
Song Of The Islands
Bill Perkins (tenor sax) John Lewis (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Percy Heath (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 10, 1956
Easy Living
Buddy Collette (tenor, alto sax, clarinet, flute) Fred Katz (cello) Jim Hall (guitar) Carson Smith (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
Music Box Theatre, Hollywood, CA, February 10 & 13, 1956
Topsy
Bud Shank (flute, alto sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Music Box Theatre, Hollywood, CA, February 19, 1956
Bojangles Of Harlem
** also issued on World Pacific JWC-501.

JWC-502   Various Artists - The Blues

Jon Eardley (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax, piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
"Stockton High School", Stockton, CA, November 12, 1954
Blues Going Up
Bill Perkins (alto, tenor sax, flute) Bud Shank (alto, tenor, baritone sax, flute) Hampton Hawes (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 2, 1955
Royal Garden Blues
Conte Candoli (trumpet) Jack Montrose (tenor sax, arranger) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Paul Moer (piano) Ralph Pena (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 6, 1955
Some Good Fun Blues
Buddy Collette (tenor, alto sax, clarinet, flute) Fred Katz (cello) Jim Hall (guitar) Carson Smith (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
"The Strollers", Long Beach, CA, August 4, 1955
Walking Carson Blues (shortened version)
Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Joe Maini (alto sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, November 18, 1955
Leroy's Blues
Jim Hall (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 8, 1956
Blues On The Rocks
Bill Perkins (tenor sax) John Lewis (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Percy Heath (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 10, 1956
2 Degrees East-3 Degrees West
Bud Shank (flute, alto sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Music Box Theatre, Hollywood, CA, February 19, 1956
Blues In The Night
** also issued on World Pacific JWC-502.

JWC-503   Various Artists - Ballads For Backgrounds

Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Carson Smith (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, April 27, 1953
My Old Flame
Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 3, 1953
The Thrill Is Gone (10" LP take)
Howard Roberts (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
Hollywood, CA, December 6, 1953
What Is There To Say
Bud Shank (alto sax) Laurindo Almeida (guitar) Harry Babasin (bass) Roy Harte (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1954
PJ-379Stairway To The Stars
Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) John Williams (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Frank Isola (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 7, 1954
PJ-1663Body And Soul
Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Bud Shank (alto sax) Claude Williamson (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) with Sam Cytron, Milton Feher, Tibor Zelig (violin) Myron Sandler (viola) Paul Bergstrom (cello)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 29, 1954
Out Of This World
Jon Eardley (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Red Mitchell (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) featuring guests: Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, piano) Zoot Sims (tenor sax)
"Hoover High School", San Diego, CA, December 14, 1954
Polka Dots And Moonbeams
Fred Katz (cello) Jim Hall (guitar) Carson Smith (bass)
"The Strollers", Long Beach, CA, August 4 or November 11, 1955
Stella By Starlight
Bud Shank (alto sax, flute) Claude Williamson (piano) Don Prell (bass) Chuck Flores (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January 25, 1956
Nature Boy
Stu Williamson (trumpet, valve trombone) Carl Fontana (trombone) Bud Shank (alto sax) Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Jack Nimitz (baritone sax, bass clarinet) Russ Freeman (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Music Box Theatre, Hollywood, CA, February 9, 1956
One Hundred Years From Today
John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 10, 1956
ST-1892I Can't Get Started
** also issued on World Pacific JWC-503.

JWC-504   Various Artists - Rodgers And Hart Gems

Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Bobby White (drums)
probably Gold Star Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 15, 1952
Isn't It Romantic
Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Bob Neel (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 15, 1954
My Funny Valentine
Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Red Mitchell (bass) Frank Isola (drums)
"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, June 3, 1954
V8183The Lady Is A Tramp
Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) John Williams (piano) Bill Anthony (bass) Frank Isola (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 5, 1954
Have You Met Miss Jones
Jon Eardley (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax, piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
"Stockton High School", Stockton, CA, November 12, 1954
Little Girl Blue
Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Bud Shank (alto sax) Claude Williamson (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) with Sam Cytron, Milton Feher, Tibor Zelig (violin) Myron Sandler (viola) Paul Bergstrom (cello)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 29, 1954
There's A Small Hotel
You Are Too Beautiful
Conte Candoli (trumpet) Jack Montrose (tenor sax, arranger) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Paul Moer (piano) Ralph Pena (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, June 24, 1955
Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered
Kitty White (vocals) with Bud Shank (flute) Corky Hale (harp) and others
released 1955
Glad To Be Unhappy
My Romance
** also issued on World Pacific JWC-504.

JWC-505   Various Artists - Solo Flight

Chet Baker (trumpet) Lee Konitz (alto sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Carson Smith (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
"The Haig", Hollywood, CA, January 23, 1953
Too Marvelous For Words
Harry Edison (trumpet) Arnold Ross (piano) Joe Comfort (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
"The Haig", Hollywood, CA, July 1, 1953
PJ-283September In The Rain
Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) John Williams (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Frank Isola (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 7, 1954
Isn't It Romantic
Bud Shank (flute, alto sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Music Box Theatre, Hollywood, CA, February 19, 1956
It's A New World
Chet Baker (trumpet) Bobby Timmons (piano) James Bond (bass) Peter Littman (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 24, 25 & 31, 1956
I Can't Get Started
James Clay (tenor sax) Bobby Timmons (piano) James Bond (bass) Peter Littman (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 25, 1956
In A Sentimental Mood
Art Pepper (alto sax) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956
I Can't Give You Anything But Love
Richie Kamuca (tenor sax) Pete Jolly (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
If I Should Lose You
Phil Urso (tenor sax) Bobby Timmons (piano) James Bond (bass) Peter Littman (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 18, 1956
It's Only A Paper Moon
Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Radio Annex, Los Angeles, CA, December 11, 1956
Angel Eyes
** also issued on World Pacific JWC-505.

JWC-506   Various Artists - Jazz Pianists Galore

Al Haig (piano) Harry Babasin (bass, cello) Larry Bunker (drums, vibes)
Los Angeles, CA, September 6, 1952
Taking A Chance On Love
Russ Freeman (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 27, 1953
Laugh, Cry
Richard Twardzik (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Peter Littman (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December, 1954
Bess, You Is My Woman
Hampton Hawes (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 2, 1955
I Hear Music (trio version)
John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 10, 1956
ST-1892I Can't Get Started
Pete Jolly (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956
Younger Than Springtime
Jimmy Rowles (piano) Al Hendrickson (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Nick Fatool (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, September 13, 1956
We'll Be Together Again
Bobby Timmons (piano) James Bond (bass) Peter Littman (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 18, 1956
Autumn In New York
Jimmy Rowles (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Radio Annex, Los Angeles, CA, December 11, 1956
Sonny Speaks
Carl Perkins (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, January 10, 1957
ST-1897Too Close For Comfort
** also issued on World Pacific JWC-506.

World Pacific: Jazz West Coast series (12 inch LP)

JWC-507   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast, Vol. 3

Jon Eardley (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Red Mitchell (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) featuring guests: Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, piano) Zoot Sims (tenor sax)
"Hoover High School", San Diego, CA, December 14, 1954
There Will Never Be Another You
Bud Shank (flute, alto sax) Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Music Box Theatre, Hollywood, CA, February 19, 1956
Brother, Can You Spare A Dime
Art Pepper (alto sax) Pete Jolly (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956
Ol' Croix (as Old Croix)
Chet Baker (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto sax) Richie Kamuca (tenor sax) Pete Jolly (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Little Girl
Bob Burgess (trombone) Phil Urso (alto sax) Bobby Timmons (piano) James Bond (bass) Peter Littman (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 18, 1956
Too Marvelous For Words
Paul Horn (alto, tenor sax, flute, clarinet) Fred Katz (cello) John Pisano (guitar) Carson Smith (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, October 21 & 24, 1956
Mr. Smith Goes To Town
Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 6, 1956
ST-1903Love Nest
Bud Shank (alto sax, flute) Claude Williamson (piano, celeste) Don Prell (bass) Chuck Flores (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 7 & 8, 1956
Polka Dots And Moonbeams
Bud Shank (alto sax, flute) Bob Cooper (tenor sax, oboe) Howard Roberts (guitar) Don Prell (bass) Chuck Flores (drums)
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, first session, November 29, 1956
Sweet Georgia Brown
Carl Perkins (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, January 10 & 24, 1957
Things Ain't What They Used To Be (alternate take)

JWC-508   Various Artists - The Hard Swing

Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Joe Maini (alto sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, November 18, 1955
It's Only A Paper Moon
Chet Baker (trumpet) Phil Urso (tenor sax) Bobby Timmons (piano) James Bond (bass) Peter Littman (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 24, 25 & 31, 1956
Jumpin' Off A Clef (as Jumpin' Off A Cliff)
Chippyin'
Bill Hardman (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Sam Dockery (piano) Spanky DeBrest (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, January 14, 1957
Little T (as Lil T)
Lee Katzman (trumpet) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 23, 1957
Zec
Stu Williamson (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor sax) Elmo Hope (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Frank Butler (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 31, 1957
Vaun Ex

JWC-509   Various Artists - The Blues, Vol. 2: Have Blues, Will Travel

Chet Baker (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto sax) Richie Kamuca (tenor sax) Pete Jolly (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956
The Route
Russ Freeman (piano) Monte Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 12, 1957
Woody's Dot
Stu Williamson (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor sax) Elmo Hope (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Frank Butler (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 31, 1957
St. Elmo's Fire
Bud Shank (tenor sax) Claude Williamson (piano) Don Prell (bass) Chuck Flores (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 29, 1957
Have Blues, Will Travel
Buddy Montgomery (vibes) Richie Crabtree (piano) Monk Montgomery (Fender electric bass) Benny Barth (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 5, 1957
Bela By Barlight
Jerry Dodgion (alto sax, flute) Charlie Mariano (alto sax, recorder) Victor Feldman (vibes) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Monte Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 10 & 11, 1957
2050The Vamp's Blues (as Seeburg Blues)
Joe Bradley (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (Fender electric bass) Paul Parker (drums)
Indianapolis, IN, December 30, 1957
ST-2021Finger Pickin'
Bud Shank (flute, alto sax) Bob Cooper (oboe, tenor sax, arranger) Claude Williamson (piano) Don Prell (bass) Chuck Flores (drums)
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, February 18, 1958
Blowin' Country

JWC-510   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast, Vol. 4

Chet Baker (trumpet) Phil Urso (tenor sax) Bobby Timmons (piano) James Bond (bass) Peter Littman (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 24, 25 & 31, 1956
Extra Mild
Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Red Callender (tuba) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bill Holman (tenor sax) Bud Shank (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Monte Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Shorty Rogers (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, August 12, 1957
Popo
Bud Shank (tenor sax) Claude Williamson (piano) Don Prell (bass) Chuck Flores (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 29, 1957
Over The Rainbow
Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Henry Grimes (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
Coastal Recording Studios, NYC, December 3, 11 & 17, 1957
ST-2019Jersey Bounce
Jerry Dodgion (alto sax, flute) Charlie Mariano (alto sax, recorder) Victor Feldman (vibes) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Monte Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 10 & 11, 1957
Till We Meet Again
Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, piano) Jim Hall, Jimmy Raney (guitar) Bill Crow (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, December 13 & 16, 1957
Musicale Du Jour
Bud Shank (flute, alto sax) Bob Cooper (oboe, tenor sax, arranger) Claude Williamson (piano) Don Prell (bass) Chuck Flores (drums)
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, February 18, 1958
A Romantic Guy, I
Freddie Gambrell as Freddy Gambrell (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 24 & 25, 1958
Five Minutes More
Buddy Montgomery (vibes) Richie Crabtree (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (Fender electric bass) Benny Barth (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1958
ST-2028Stranger In Paradise
Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, May, 1958
Ain't Got A Dime To My Name

JWC-511   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast, Vol. 5

Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Red Callender (tuba) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bill Holman (tenor sax) Bud Shank (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Monte Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Shorty Rogers (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, August 12, 1957
Powder Puff
Bud Shank (alto sax, flute) Laurindo Almeida (guitar, arranger) Gary Peacock (bass) Chuck Flores (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March, 1958
'Round About Midnight
Paul Horn (alto sax, flute) Buddy Collette (tenor, alto sax) Fred Katz (cello) Jim Hall (guitar) Carson Smith (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
Sound Enterprises, Hollywood, CA, January 9 & 12, 1959
Take The "A" Train / Perdido
Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Ed Jones (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Jon Hendricks, Dave Lambert, Annie Ross (vocals)
"The Crescendo", Hollywood, CA, March 21, 1959
Airegin
Russ Freeman (piano) Billy Bean (guitar) Monte Budwig (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Sound Enterprises, Hollywood, CA, March 26, 1959
Invitation To The Blues
Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Billy Bean (guitar) Monte Budwig (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
You're Driving Me Crazy
Buddy Montgomery (vibes) Richie Crabtree (piano) Monk Montgomery (Fender electric bass) Benny Barth (drums)
"Junior College", Pasadena, CA, April 11, 1959
Stomping At The Savoy
Freddie Gambrell (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Ray Mosca (drums) Armando Peraza (bongos)
Sound Enterprises, Hollywood, CA, 1959
Hot Toddy
Conte Candoli, Al Porcino, Ray Triscari, Stu Williamson (trumpet) Joe Howard, Frank Rosolino, Lloyd Ulyate (trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) Bob Cooper, Bill Holman, Richie Kamuca (tenor sax) Bill Perkins (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Monte Budwig (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Buddy Bregman (leader, arranger)
Los Angeles, CA, 1959
It's All Right With Me
Paul Horn (flute, alto sax, clarinet) Gene Estes (vibes) John Pisano (guitar) Lyle Ritz (bass)
Joe's Tune
** also issued on World Pacific ST-1031.

JWC-512   Various Artists - The Blues, Vol. 3: Blowin' The Blues

Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, piano) Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet, tenor, baritone sax) Jim Hall (guitar) Ralph Pena (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 16, 1957
Slow Freight
Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1957
Four Funky Folk
Harold Land (tenor sax) Buddy Montgomery (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (Fender electric bass) Tony Bazley (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, April 18, 1958
4326Montgomery Funk (as Montgomeryland Funk)
Gerald Wilson (trumpet) Jimmy Allen, Teddy Edwards (tenor sax) Hampton Hawes (piano) Herman Mitchell (guitar) Jimmy Hamilton (bass) Jimmy Miller (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, May 8, 1958
Red Shirt
Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Billy Bean (guitar) Monte Budwig (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Sound Enterprises, Hollywood, CA, March 26, 1959
Funky Old Blues (as Funky Old You) (as Choice Blues)
Bud Shank (alto sax, flute) Billy Bean (guitar) Gary Peacock (bass) Chuck Flores (drums)
World Pacific Studios, Hollywood, CA, April 18, 1959
Blues In The Distance
Gerald Wilson (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor sax) Jackie Davis (organ) Jim Hall (guitar) Curtis Counce (bass) Nat Morris Jr. (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, late 1959
Blowin' The Blues (alternate take) (as Funky Organ Blues)
Richie Crabtree (organ) Monk Montgomery (Fender electric bass) Benny Barth (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, 1959
Hey Now!

JWC-513   Various Artists - The Blues In Stereo

Chet Baker (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto sax) Richie Kamuca (tenor sax) Pete Jolly (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956
The Route (edited version)
Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, piano) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax, piano) Bill Crow (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
"Storyville Club", Boston, MA, December 6, 1956
Blues At The Roots
Paul Horn (flute, clarinet, alto sax, piccolo) Fred Katz (cello) John Pisano (guitar) Carson Smith (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
"Town Hall", NYC, May 26, 1957
Walkin' Carson Blues
Jerry Dodgion (alto sax, flute) Charlie Mariano (alto sax, recorder) Victor Feldman (vibes) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Monte Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 10 & 11, 1957
2050The Vamp's Blues (as Seeburg Blues)
Freddie Gambrell as Freddy Gambrell (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 24 & 25, 1958
Reservation Blues (as Blues Reservation)
Johnny Coles, Louis Mucci, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Joe Bennett, Tom Mitchell, Frank Rehak (trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Harvey Phillips (tuba) Cannonball Adderley (alto sax) Jerry Sanfino (reeds) Gil Evans (piano, arranger, conductor) Chuck Wayne (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Manhattan Towers, NYC, April 9, 1958
St. Louis Blues
Harold Land (tenor sax) Buddy Montgomery (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Monk Montgomery (Fender electric bass) Tony Bazley (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, April 18, 1958
Hymn For Carl
Buddy Montgomery (vibes) Richie Crabtree (piano) Monk Montgomery (Fender electric bass) Benny Barth (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 7, 1959
Light Blue
** also issued on World Pacific ST-1021.

JWC-514   Various Artists - The Sound Of Big Band Jazz In Hi-Fi!

Harry Edison, Conrad Gozzo (trumpet) Cy Touff (bass trumpet) Richie Kamuca (tenor sax) Matt Utal (baritone, alto sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Chuck Flores (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, December 4, 1955
What Am I Here For
Stu Williamson (trumpet, valve trombone) Carl Fontana (trombone) Bud Shank (alto sax) Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Jack Nimitz (baritone sax, bass clarinet) Russ Freeman (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Music Box Theatre, Hollywood, CA, February 9, 1956
Let Me See (alternate take)
Harry Edison, Conrad Gozzo (trumpet) Jimmy Zito (bass trumpet) Harry Klee, Art Pepper (alto sax) Mort Friedman (tenor sax) Marty Berman (baritone sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Al Hendrickson (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Irv Cottler (drums) Johnny Mandel (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, September 10, 1956
Georgia On My Mind (instrumental)
Chet Baker, Conte Candoli, Norman Faye (trumpet) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Art Pepper, Bud Shank (alto sax) Bill Perkins, Phil Urso (tenor sax) Bobby Timmons (piano) James Bond (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 26, 1956
ST-1898Tenderly
Chet Baker, Don Fagerquist, Ray Linn (trumpet) Milt Bernhart (trombone) Charlie Mariano, Herbie Steward (alto sax) Bud Shank (alto sax, flute) Bill Holman, Richie Kamuca (tenor sax) Pepper Adams (baritone sax) Claude Williamson (piano) Monte Budwig (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Mike Pacheco (bongos)
Los Angeles, CA, November 8, 1956
ST-1907 | SX-512Jimmy's Theme
Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Red Callender (tuba) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bill Holman (tenor sax) Bud Shank (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Monte Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Shorty Rogers (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, August 12, 1957
Bunny
Lee Konitz (alto sax) Allen Eager, Zoot Sims (tenor, alto sax) Al Cohn (tenor, baritone sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Freddie Green (guitar) Henry Grimes (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, December 4 & 5, 1957
Disc Jockey Jump (alternate take)
with unidentified large orchestra, Johnny Mandel (arranger, conductor)
NYC, 1957
Dearly Beloved (instrumental)
Johnny Coles, Louis Mucci, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Joe Bennett, Tom Mitchell, Frank Rehak (trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Harvey Phillips (tuba) Cannonball Adderley (alto sax) Jerry Sanfino (reeds) Gil Evans (piano, arranger, conductor) Chuck Wayne (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Manhattan Towers, NYC, April 9, 1958
Lester Leaps In (alternate take)
Jimmy Rowles (piano, arranger) Johnny Mandel (arranger) Bill Holman (arranger, director) and others
World Pacific Studios, Hollywood, CA, June 30, 1958
Hooray For Love (instrumental)
** reissue of World Pacific WP-1257.

The Original Pacific Jazz: Jazz West Coast EP Album 1000 series (7 inch EP)

JWC-EP-1000   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast

Chet Baker (trumpet) Lee Konitz (alto sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Joe Mondragon (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
Phil Turetsky's House, Los Angeles, CA, February 1, 1953
Lady Be Good (alternate take)
Chet Baker (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Carson Smith (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, April 29 & 30, 1953
Darn That Dream (alternate take)
Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 3, 1953
Happy Little Sunbeam (alternate take)
Chet Baker (trumpet) Herb Geller (alto, tenor sax) Jack Montrose (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 14, 1953
Bockhanal (alternate take)
Chet Baker (trumpet) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Bob Neel (drums) plus an overdub: Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 15, 1954;
probably Los Angeles, CA area, 1950s
There Will Never Be Another You
Shorty Rogers (flugelhorn) Bud Shank (alto sax, alto flute) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Harry Babasin (bass) Roy Harte (drums)
United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March 25, 1954
Lotus Bud
Bud Shank (alto sax) Laurindo Almeida (guitar) Harry Babasin (bass) Roy Harte (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1954
Speak Low (alternate take)
Jack Montrose (tenor sax, arranger) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Paul Moer (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Billy Schneider (drums)
Hollywood, CA, May 27, 1954
Two Can Play (alternate take)
Bob Enevoldsen, Maynard Ferguson, Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Bud Shank (alto sax) Claude Williamson (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Bob Cooper (arranger)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, June 22, 1954
Wailing Vessel (alternate take)
Clifford Brown (trumpet) Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Bob Gordon (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Jack Montrose (arranger)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1954
Tiny Capers (alternate take)
Jon Eardley (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax, piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
"Stockton High School", Stockton, CA, November 12, 1954
Soft Shoe
Jon Eardley (trumpet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Red Mitchell (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) featuring guests: Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, piano) Zoot Sims (tenor sax)
"Hoover High School", San Diego, CA, December 14, 1954
I'll Remember April
Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Bud Shank (alto sax) Claude Williamson (piano) Buddy Clark (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) with Sam Caplan, Benny Gill, Marshall Sosson (violin) Lou Kievman (viola) Ray Kramer (cello)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, January 7, 1955
Low Life (alternate take)
Bill Perkins (alto, tenor sax, flute) Bud Shank (alto, tenor, baritone sax, flute) Hampton Hawes (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 2, 1955
It Had To Be You