Prestige Records Discography: 1955-1956

1955

Teddy Charles Quartet

J.R. Monterose (tenor sax) Teddy Charles (vibes, piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Jerry Segal (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 6, 1955
680ViolettaNew Jazz NJLP 1106; Prestige PRLP 7078
681Relaxo Abstracto-
682Speak Low-
683Jay Walkin'-
684The Night We Called It A Day-
685I Can't Get Started-
* Prestige PRLP 7078; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1731, OJCCD-1731-2   Teddy Charles - Evolution
* New Jazz NJLP 1106; Prestige PRLP 206   Teddy Charles Quartet

The Modern Jazz Quartet

Milt Jackson (vibes) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 9, 1955
686La Ronde Suite, Part 1/4Prestige PRLP 170, PRLP 7057, PR 7425, PR 7749, PR 24005
* Prestige PRLP 7057; Original Jazz Classics OJC-057, OJCCD-057-2   The Modern Jazz Quartet - Django
* Prestige PR 7425   The Modern Jazz Quartet Plays Jazz Classics
* Prestige PR 7749   The Modern Jazz Quartet - First Recordings!
* Prestige PR 24005   The Modern Jazz Quartet
* Prestige PRLP 170   The Modern Jazz Quartet, Vol. 2

James Moody And His Band

Dave Burns (trumpet) William Shepherd (trombone) James Moody (tenor, alto sax) Pee Wee Moore (baritone sax) Jimmy Boyd (piano) John Latham (bass) Clarence Johnston (drums) Eddie Jefferson (vocals -2)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 28, 1955
1. 687Nobody Knows The Trouble I've SeenPrestige 914, PRLP 198, PRLP 7056, PRLP 7179, PR 7663
2. 688I Got The BluesPrestige 917, PREP 1363, PRLP 198, PRLP 7056, PR 7663, PR 24015
3. 689Blue WalkPrestige 917, PRLP 198, PRLP 7056, PR 7663, PR 24015
4. 690Faster JamesPrestige 914, PRLP 198, PRLP 7056, PR 7663
* Prestige PRLP 7056, PR 7554; Original Jazz Classics OJC-188, OJCCD-188-2   James Moody's Moods
* Prestige PRLP 7179   James Moody - Moody's Workshop
* Prestige PR 7663   James Moody - Workshop, Vol. 1
* Prestige PR 24015   James Moody
* Prestige PRLP 198   James Moody
* Prestige PREP 1363   James Moody/Eddie Jefferson - James Moody And The Blues
* Prestige 914   James Moody - Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen / Faster James
* Prestige 917   James Moody - I Got The Blues / Blue Walk

Phil Woods New Jazz Quintet Featuring Jon Eardley

Jon Eardley (trumpet) Phil Woods (alto sax) George Syran (piano) Teddy Kotick as Teddy Koteck (bass) Nick Stabulas (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 4, 1955
691Horse Shoe CurvePrestige PRLP 191; New Jazz NJLP 8291
692Cobblestones-
693Sea Beach-
694Toos Bloos-
* New Jazz NJLP 8291; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1881-2   Phil Woods With Jon Eardley - Pot Pie
* Prestige PRLP 191   Phil Woods New Jazz Quintet Featuring Jon Eardley - Encores

Gene Ammons Septet

Nat Howard (trumpet) Henderson Chambers (trombone) Gene Ammons (tenor sax) Gene Easton (baritone sax) John Houston (piano) Ben Stuberville (bass) George Brown (drums) Earl Coleman (vocals -1,3)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 8, 1955
1. 694This Is AlwaysPrestige 910, P-24058; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-187-2
2. 695Blues RollerPrestige 911, P-24058
3. 696My Last AffairPrestige 910; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-187-2
4. 697Our Love Is Here To StayPrestige 916, P-24058
* Prestige P-24058, PRCD-24058-2   The Gene Ammons Story - The 78 Era
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-187-2   Earl Coleman Returns
* Prestige 910   Gene Ammons - This Is Always / My Last Affair
* Prestige 911   Gene Ammons - Sock! / Blues Roller
* Prestige 916   Gene Ammons - What I Say / Our Love Is Here To Stay

Jimmy Raney Quintet

John Wilson (trumpet) Hall Overton (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Nick Stabulas (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 18, 1955
698Spring Is HerePrestige PRLP 199, PRLP 7089
699Tomorrow Fairly Cloudy-
700What's New-
701One More For The Mode-
* Prestige PRLP 7089; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1706, OJCCD-1706-2   Jimmy Raney - A
* Prestige PRLP 199   Jimmy Raney Quintet

Freddie Redd Trio

Freddie Redd (piano) John Ore (bass) Ron Jefferson (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 28, 1955
702DebutPrestige PRLP 197, PRLP 7067
703Lady J. Blues-
704The Things We Did Last Summer-
705Ready Freddie-
* Prestige PRLP 7067; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1705, OJCCD-1705-2   Hampton Hawes/Freddie Redd - Piano: East/West
= Status ST 8307   Hampton Hawes/Freddie Redd - Move!
* Prestige PRLP 197   Freddie Redd Trio

Jimmy Raney Quintet

John Wilson (trumpet) Hall Overton (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Nick Stabulas (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 8, 1955
707A Foggy DayPrestige PRLP 199, PRLP 7089
708Someone To Watch Over Me-
709Cross Your Heart-
710You Don't Know What Love Is-
* Prestige PRLP 7089; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1706, OJCCD-1706-2   Jimmy Raney - A
* Prestige PRLP 199   Jimmy Raney Quintet

Tony Luis Trio

Tony Luis (piano) Ron Andrews (bass) Hank Nanni (drums)
NYC, March 10, 1955
711Harvey's HousePrestige PREP 1373
712Tunerville Tommy-
713What Is There To Say-
714Gone With The Wind-
* Prestige PREP 1373   Tony Luis Trio

Terry Morel

Tony Luis (piano) Ron Andrews (bass) Hank Nanni (drums) Terry Morel (vocals)
NYC, March 10, 1955
715But Not For MePrestige PREP 1374
716I Remember You-
717I Can't Get Started-
718Love For Sale-
* Prestige PREP 1374   Terry Morel Sings

Jon Eardley Quintet

Jon Eardley (trumpet) J.R. Monterose (tenor sax) George Syran (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Nick Stabulas (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 14, 1955
719Sid's DelightPrestige PRLP 207
720Demanton-
721If You Could See Me Now-
722Hey There-
* Prestige PRLP 207   Jon Eardley Quartet
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-1746, OJCCD-1746-2   Jon Eardley Hey There, Jon Eardley!

Billy Taylor Trio

Billy Taylor (piano) Earl May (bass) Percy Brice (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 10, 1955
723Early BirdPrestige PRLP 7001
724A Bientot-
725Memories Of Spring-
726Ever So Easy-
727Day Dreaming-
728Radioactivity-
729Purple Mood-
730Long Tom-
731A Grand Night For Swingin'-
732Blue Clouds-
733Live It Up-
734Daddy-O-
* Prestige PRLP 7001, PR 7664   Billy Taylor - A Touch Of Taylor

Milt Jackson Quartet

Milt Jackson (vibes) Horace Silver (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 20, 1955
735Wonder WhyPrestige PRLP 7003, PR 7655, PR 24048
736I Should Care-
737My Funny Valentine-
738StonewallPrestige 45-102, PRLP 7003, PR 7655, PR 24048
739MoonrayPrestige PRLP 7003, PR 7655, PR 24048
740The Nearness Of You-
* Prestige PRLP 7003; Original Jazz Classics OJC-001, OJCCD-001-2; Prestige PRLP 16-1   Milt Jackson Quartet
= Prestige PRLP 7224   Milt Jackson - Soul Pioneers
* Prestige PR 7655   The Complete Milt Jackson With Horace Silver
* Prestige PR 24048   Milt Jackson - Opus De Funk
* Prestige 45-102   Milt Jackson - Stonewall, Part 1&2

Art Farmer - Gigi Gryce Quintet

Art Farmer (trumpet) Gigi Gryce (alto sax) Freddie Redd (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 26, 1955
741Blue LightsPrestige PRLP 209, PRLP 7085
742Capri-
743The Infant's Song-
744Social Call-
* Prestige PRLP 7085; Original Jazz Classics OJC-072, OJCCD-072-2   Art Farmer/Gigi Gryce - When Farmer Met Gryce
* Prestige PRLP 209   Art Farmer Quintet

Miles Davis Quartet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Red Garland (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, June 7, 1955
745I Didn'tPrestige PRLP 7007
746Will You Still Be MinePrestige PRLP 7007, PR 7352
747Green HazePrestige 45-103, PRLP 7007
748I See Your Face Before MePrestige PRLP 7007, PR 7352; Moodsville MVLP 2
749A Night In TunisiaPrestige 45-114, PRLP 7007
750A Gal In CalicoPrestige PRLP 7007
* Prestige PRLP 7007; Original Jazz Classics OJC-004, OJCCD-004-2   Miles Davis - The Musings Of Miles
= Prestige PRLP 7221   Miles Davis - The Beginning
= Prestige P-24064   Miles Davis - Green Haze
* Prestige PR 7352   Miles Davis Plays For Lovers
* Moodsville MVLP 2   Various Artists - Modern Moods
* Prestige 45-103   Miles Davis - Green Haze, Part 1&2
* Prestige 45-114   Miles Davis - A Night In Tunisia, Part 1&2

Bennie Green Sextet

Bennie Green (trombone, vocals) Charlie Rouse (tenor sax) Cliff Smalls (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Candido (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, June 10, 1955
751Sometimes I'm HappyPrestige 918, PRLP 210, PRLP 7052
752LauraPrestige PRLP 210, PRLP 7052
753Body And Soul-
754Say Jack!Prestige 918, PRLP 210, PRLP 7052, PR 7776
* Prestige PRLP 7052; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1728, OJCCD-1728-2   Bennie Green Blows His Horn Hi-Fi
= Prestige PRLP 7160   Bennie Green Blows His Horn
* Prestige PR 7776   The Best Of Bennie Green
* Prestige PRLP 210   Bennie Green Sextet
* Prestige 918   Bennie Green - Sometimes I'm Happy / Say Jack

Gene Ammons Sextet

Art Farmer (trumpet) Lou Donaldson (alto sax) Gene Ammons (tenor sax) Freddie Redd (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, June 15, 1955
755JuggernautPrestige PRLP 211, PRLP 7050, PR 24036
756Woofin' And Tweetin'Prestige 45-166, PRLP 211, PRLP 7050
* Prestige PRLP 7050; Original Jazz Classics OJC-014, OJCCD-014-2   Gene Ammons All Star Sessions
= Prestige PRLP 7050 (alt.)   Gene Ammons - Woofin' And Tweetin'
* Prestige PR 24036   Gene Ammons - Juganthology
* Prestige PRLP 211   Gene Ammons All Stars
* Prestige 45-166   Gene Ammons - Woofin' And Tweetin', Part 1&2

Bob Brookmeyer Quartet

Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
NYC, June 30, 1955
757Under The LilacsPrestige PRLP 214, PRLP 7066
758Rocky Scotch-
759Potrezebrie-
760They Say It's Wonderful-
* Prestige PRLP 7066; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1729, OJCCD-1729-2   The Dual Role Of Bob Brookmeyer
= New Jazz NJLP 8294   Bob Brookmeyer - Revelation!
* Prestige PRLP 214   Bob Brookmeyer Quartet

Sanford Gold Solo

Sanford Gold (piano)
NYC, circa summer 1955?
Out Of NowherePrestige PRLP 7019
In A Sentimental Mood-
I'll Remember April-
Penthouse Serenade-
Wait Till You See Her-
Autumn In New York-
The Ladies-
Maxine-
Pretty Bird-
One Minute Of The Music-
Number 13-
Midtown-
* Prestige PRLP 7019   Sanford Gold - Piano D'Or

The Modern Jazz Quartet

Milt Jackson (vibes) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 2, 1955
760-2Ralph's New BluesPrestige PRLP 7005, PR 24005
761All Of YouPrestige PRLP 7005; Moodsville MVLP 2, MVLP 34; Prestige PR 7421, PR 24005
762I'll Remember AprilPrestige PRLP 7005, PR 7421, PR 24005
763Gershwin Medley: Soon / For You, For Me, Forevermore / Love Walked In / Our Love Is Here To StayPrestige PRLP 7005; Moodsville MVLP 33; Prestige PR 7421, PR 24005
764ConcordePrestige PRLP 7005, PR 7425, P-24052
765Softly, As In A Morning SunrisePrestige 45-115, PRLP 7005, PR 7421
* Prestige PRLP 7005; Original Jazz Classics OJC-002, OJCCD-002-2   The Modern Jazz Quartet - Concorde
= Prestige PRLP 16-1   Milt Jackson Quartet
* Prestige PR 24005   The Modern Jazz Quartet
* Moodsville MVLP 2   Various Artists - Modern Moods
* Moodsville MVLP 34   Various Artists - Music Of Cole Porter Played By America's Greatest Jazzmen
* Prestige PR 7421   The Modern Jazz Quartet Plays For Lovers
* Moodsville MVLP 33   Various Artists - Music Of George Gershwin Played By America's Greatest Jazzmen
* Prestige PR 7425   The Modern Jazz Quartet Plays Jazz Classics
* Prestige P-24052   Various Artists - Piano Giants
* Prestige 45-115   The Modern Jazz Quartet - Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise, Part 1&2

Elmo Hope Trio

Elmo Hope (piano) John Ore (bass) Willie Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 28, 1955
770All The Things You ArePrestige PRLP 7010
771Ghost Of A Chance-
772Falling In Love With Love-
773Quit It-
774Huh-
775My Heart Stood Still-
776It's A Lovely Day Today-
777I'm In The Mood For Love-
778Lucky Strike-
779Blue Moe-
780Elmo's Fire-
* Prestige PRLP 7010; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1751, OJCCD-1751-2   Elmo Hope - Meditations
= Prestige PR 7675   The Elmo Hope Memorial Album

Jim Chapin Sextet

Don Stratton (trumpet) Billy Byers (trombone) Phil Woods (alto sax) Sonny Truitt (piano) Charles Andrus (bass) Jim Chapin (drums)
NYC, July, 1955
766Sonny's TunePrestige PRLP 213
767In A Little Spanish Town-
768The Goof And I-
769Cherokee-
* Prestige PRLP 213   Jim Chapin Sextet

Miles Davis Sextet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax -1,3) Milt Jackson (vibes) Ray Bryant (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 5, 1955
1. 781Dr. Jackle (aka Dr. Jekyll)Prestige PRLP 7034
2. 782Bitty Ditty-
3. 783Minor March-
4. 784Blues Changes-
* Prestige PRLP 7034; Original Jazz Classics OJC-012, OJCCD-012-2   Miles Davis And Milt Jackson Quintet/Sextet
= Prestige PR 7540   Miles Davis - Odyssey

James Moody And His Band

Dave Burns (trumpet) William Shepherd (trombone) James Moody (tenor, alto sax) Pee Wee Moore (baritone sax) Jimmy Boyd (piano) John Latham (bass) Clarence Johnston (drums) Eddie Jefferson (vocals -2)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 23, 1955
1. 785There Will Never Be Another YouPrestige PRLP 7011, PR 7740
2. 786DisappointedPrestige 45-141, PRLP 7011, PR 7740, PR 24015
3. 787Hard To GetPrestige PRLP 7011, PR 7740
4. 788Little Rocky-
* Prestige PRLP 7011; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1780-2   James Moody - Hi-Fi Party
* Prestige PR 7740   James Moody - Hi-Fi Party, Vol. 2
* Prestige PR 24015   James Moody
* Prestige 45-141   James Moody - Disappointed, Part 1&2

James Moody And His Band

Dave Burns (trumpet) William Shepherd (trombone) James Moody (tenor, alto sax) Pee Wee Moore (baritone sax) Jimmy Boyd (piano) John Latham (bass) Clarence Johnston (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 24, 1955
789Big BenPrestige PRLP 7011, PR 7740
790Little John-
791Show Eyes-
792And You Called My Name-
793Jammin' With JamesPrestige PRLP 7056, PR 7740, PR 24015
* Prestige PRLP 7011; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1780-2   James Moody - Hi-Fi Party
* Prestige PR 7740   James Moody - Hi-Fi Party, Vol. 2
* Prestige PRLP 7056, PR 7554; Original Jazz Classics OJC-188, OJCCD-188-2   James Moody's Moods
* Prestige PR 24015   James Moody

George Wallington Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Jackie McLean as Jackie McClean (alto sax) George Wallington (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, September 9, 1955
Johnny One NoteProgressive PLP 1001
Sweet Blanche-
Minor March-
Snakes-
Jay Mac's Crib-
Bohemia After Dark / The Peck-
Minor March (alternate take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1813-2
* Progressive PLP 1001   George Wallington Quintet At The Bohemia Featuring The Peck
= Prestige PR 7820   The George Wallington Quintet Live! At Cafe Bohemia/1955
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1813-2   The George Wallington Quintet Live! At Cafe Bohemia

Bennie Green Quintet

Bennie Green (trombone, vocals) Charlie Rouse (tenor sax) Cliff Smalls (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 22, 1955
794-1Groovin' The BluesPrestige 920, PRLP 7052, PR 7776
794-2Groovin' The Blues (alternate take)Prestige PRLP 7052
795Travelin' Light-
796Hi-Yo SilverPrestige 920, PRLP 7052, PR 7776
797On The TrackPrestige PRLP 7052
* Prestige PRLP 7052; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1728, OJCCD-1728-2   Bennie Green Blows His Horn Hi-Fi
= Prestige PRLP 7160   Bennie Green Blows His Horn
* Prestige PR 7776   The Best Of Bennie Green
* Prestige 920   Bennie Green - Groovin' The Blues / Hi-Yo Silver

Elmo Hope - Frank Foster Quintet

Freeman Lee (trumpet -1/3) Frank Foster (tenor sax) Elmo Hope (piano) John Ore (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 4, 1955
1. 798ZarouPrestige PRLP 7021
2. 799Fosterity-
3. 800Shutout-
4. 801Wail, Frank, Wail-
5. 802Yaho-
6. 803Georgia On My Mind-
* Prestige PRLP 7021; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1703, OJCCD-1703-2   Elmo Hope/Frank Foster - Hope Meets Foster
= Prestige PRLP 7021 (alt.)   Elmo Hope/Frank Foster - Wail, Frank, Wail

Miles Davis Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) John Coltrane (tenor sax) Red Garland (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums) Steve Allen (announcer)
NBC television broadcast, "The Steve Allen Tonight Show", "Basin Street East", NYC, October 18, 1955
Steve Allen IntroYadeon (J) 502; Prestige 4PRCD-4444-2
Max Is Making Wax-
Steve Allen Intro 2Prestige 4PRCD-4444-2
It Never Entered My MindYadeon (J) 502; Prestige 4PRCD-4444-2
* Yadeon (J) 502   Miles Davis - Rare Unreleased Broadcasts
* Prestige 4PRCD-4444-2   Miles Davis - The Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions

Art Farmer - Gigi Gryce Quintet

Art Farmer (trumpet) Gigi Gryce (alto sax) Duke Jordan (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 21, 1955
804ForecastPrestige PRLP 7017, PR 24032
805Sans SouciPrestige PRLP 7017
806Evening In CasablancaPrestige PRLP 7017, PR 24032
807SatellitePrestige PRLP 7017
808Nica's Tempo-
809Shabozz-
* Prestige PRLP 7017; Original Jazz Classics OJC-241, OJCCD-241-2   Art Farmer Quintet Featuring Gigi Gryce
= New Jazz NJLP 8289   Art Farmer - Evening In Casablanca
* Prestige PR 24032   Art Farmer - Farmer's Market

Gene Ammons Septet

Nat Woodyard (trumpet) Edwin Moore (trombone) Gene Ammons (tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Lawrence Wheatley (piano) Ernie Shapherd (bass) George Brown (drums) Earl Coleman (vocals -3,4)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 4, 1955
1. 810Blues For TurfersPrestige PR 7400, P-24058
2. 811Rock-RollPrestige 921, 45-403, PR 7400, P-24058
3. 812Ghost Of A ChanceOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD-187-2
4. 813Haven't Changed A ThingPrestige 921; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-187-2
* Prestige PR 7400   Gene Ammons - Sock!
* Prestige P-24058, PRCD-24058-2   The Gene Ammons Story - The 78 Era
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-187-2   Earl Coleman Returns
* Prestige 45-403   Gene Ammons - Sock / Rock-Roll
* Prestige 921   Gene Ammons - Rock-Roll / Haven't Changed A Thing

Miles Davis Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) John Coltrane (tenor sax -1/3,5,6) Red Garland (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 16, 1955
1. 814StablematesPrestige PRLP 7014
2. 815How Am I To Know-
3. 816Just Squeeze MePrestige 45-268, PRLP 7014
4. 817There Is No Greater LovePrestige PRLP 7014, PR 7352
5. 818Bye Bye (theme)Prestige PRLP 7014
6. 819S'posin'Prestige 45-268, PRLP 7014
* Prestige PRLP 7014; Original Jazz Classics OJC-006, OJCCD-006-2   Miles Davis - Miles
= Prestige PRLP 7254   Miles Davis - The Original Quintet
= Prestige P-24064   Miles Davis - Green Haze
= Prestige 4PRCD-4444-2   Miles Davis - The Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions
* Prestige PR 7352   Miles Davis Plays For Lovers
* Prestige 45-268   Miles Davis - S'posin' / Just Squeeze Me

Phil Woods Quartet

Phil Woods (alto sax) John Williams (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Nick Stabulas (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 25, 1955
820Be My LovePrestige PRLP 7018
821Woodlore-
822Falling In Love All Over Again-
823Get Happy-
824Strollin' With Pam-
825Slow Boat To China-
* Prestige PRLP 7018; Original Jazz Classics OJC-052, OJCCD-052-2   Phil Woods Quartet - Woodlore

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Ray Bryant (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 2, 1955
826There's No Business Like Show BusinessPrestige PRLP 7020, P-24082
827ParadoxPrestige PRLP 7020, PR 24004
828RaincheckPrestige PRLP 7020, P-24082
829There Are Such ThingsPrestige PRLP 7020; Moodsville MVLP 2; Prestige P-24082
830It's Alright With MePrestige PRLP 7020, P-24082
* Prestige PRLP 7020, PRLP 7246; Original Jazz Classics OJC-007, OJCCD-007-2   Sonny Rollins - Worktime
= Prestige PR 7750   Sonny Rollins - Worktime!
* Prestige P-24082   Sonny Rollins - Takin' Care Of Business
* Prestige PR 24004   Sonny Rollins
* Moodsville MVLP 2   Various Artists - Modern Moods

James Moody And His Band

Dave Burns (trumpet) William Shepherd (trombone) James Moody (tenor, alto sax) Pee Wee Moore (baritone sax) Jimmy Boyd (piano) John Latham (bass) Clarence Johnston (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 12, 1955
831The Golden TouchPrestige PRLP 7036, PR 7853
832The Nearness Of You-
833The Donkey SerenadePrestige PRLP 7036, PR 7853, PR 24015
834Moody's Blue AgainPrestige PRLP 7036, PR 7853
835The StrutPrestige PRLP 7056, PR 7853
836A Sinner Kissed An Angel-
837Wail, Moody, WailPrestige PRLP 7036, PR 7853, PR 24015
* Prestige PRLP 7036; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1791-2   James Moody - Wail Moody, Wail
* Prestige PR 7853   James Moody - Wail, Moody, Wail, Vol. 3
* Prestige PR 24015   James Moody
* Prestige PRLP 7056, PR 7554; Original Jazz Classics OJC-188, OJCCD-188-2   James Moody's Moods

1956

The Jon Eardley Seven

Jon Eardley (trumpet) Milt Gold (trombone) Phil Woods (alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) George Syran (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Nick Stabulas (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 13, 1956
838Eard's WordPrestige PRLP 7033
839Koo Koo-
840Ladders-
841Leap Year-
842There's No You-
843On The Minute-
* Prestige PRLP 7033; Original Jazz Classics OJC-123, OJCCD-123-2   The Jon Eardley 7
= Prestige PRLP 7033 (alt.)   Zoot Sims/Phil Woods/Jon Eardley - Down East
= Status ST 8309   Zoot Sims/Phil Woods/Jon Eardley - Koo Koo

George Wallington Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Phil Woods (alto sax) George Wallington (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Bill Bradley as Arthur Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 20, 1956
844Our DelightPrestige PRLP 7032
845Foster Dulles-
846Our Love Is Here To Stay-
847But George-
848Together We Wail-
849What's New-
* Prestige PRLP 7032; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1704, OJCCD-1704-2   George Wallington - Jazz For The Carriage Trade

Jackie McLean Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Elmo Hope (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 27, 1956
850A Foggy DayPrestige PRLP 7035
851Kerplunk-
852Up-
853Lorraine-
854Inding-
855Lights OutPrestige 45-104, PRLP 7035; Bluesville BVLP 1009
* Prestige PRLP 7035, PR 7757; Original Jazz Classics OJC-426, OJCCD-426-2   Jackie McLean - Lights Out!
= New Jazz NJLP 8263   Jackie McLean - Lights Out
= Prestige P-24076   Jackie McLean - Contour
* Bluesville BVLP 1009   Various Artists - Soul Jazz, Vol. 1
* Prestige 45-104   Jackie McLean - Lights Out, Part 1&2

Earl Coleman

Art Farmer (trumpet) Gigi Gryce (alto sax) Hank Jones (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums) Earl Coleman (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 2, 1956
856No Love, No Nothin'Prestige PRLP 7045
857It's You Or No One-
858Come Rain Or Come Shine-
* Prestige PRLP 7045; Original Jazz Classics OJC-187, OJCCD-187-2   Earl Coleman Returns

Tadd Dameron Octet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Henry Coker (trombone) Sahib Shaihab (alto sax) Joe Alexander (tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Tadd Dameron (piano, arranger) John Simmons (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 9, 1956
859FontainebleauPrestige PRLP 7037, PR 24049
860Delirium-
861The Scene Is Clean-
862Flossie Lou-
863Bula-BeigePrestige PRLP 7037
* Prestige PRLP 7037; Original Jazz Classics OJC-055, OJCCD-055-2   Tadd Dameron - Fontainebleau
= Prestige PR 7842   The Tadd Dameron Memorial Album
= Prestige PR 16007   Tadd Dameron - Dameronia
= New Jazz NJLP 8300   Tadd Dameron - Dameronia (not released)
* Prestige PR 24049   Gil Evans/Tadd Dameron - The Arranger's Touch

Miles Davis Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 16, 1956
864In Your Own Sweet WayPrestige PRLP 7044, PR 7847
865No Line-
866Weird Blues-
* Prestige PRLP 7044; Original Jazz Classics OJC-071, OJCCD-071-2; Prestige PR 24022   Miles Davis - Collector's Items
* Prestige PR 7847   Miles Davis - Oleo

Sonny Rollins + 4

Clifford Brown (trumpet -1/4) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Richie Powell (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, March 22, 1956
1. 867I Feel A Song Comin' OnPrestige PRLP 7038, P-24050
2. 868Pent-Up House-
3. 869Valse HotPrestige PRLP 7038, PR 24004
4. 870Kiss And RunPrestige PRLP 7038, P-24050
5. 871Count Your BlessingsPrestige PRLP 7038, PR 24004
* Prestige PRLP 7038; Original Jazz Classics OJC-243, OJCCD-243-2   Sonny Rollins Plus 4
= Prestige PRLP 7291   Sonny Rollins/Clifford Brown/Max Roach - 3 Giants!
= Prestige PR 7821   Sonny Rollins/Clifford Brown/Max Roach - Three Giants
* Prestige P-24050   Sonny Rollins - Saxophone Colossus And More
* Prestige PR 24004   Sonny Rollins

Bennie Green Quintet

Art Farmer (trumpet) Bennie Green (trombone) Cliff Smalls (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 13, 1956
872My Blue HeavenPrestige PRLP 7041
873Sky Coach-
874Cliff DwellerPrestige PRLP 7041, PR 7776
875Let's Stretch-
876Gone With The WindPrestige PRLP 7041
* Prestige PRLP 7041; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1800-2   Bennie Green With Art Farmer
* Prestige PR 7776   The Best Of Bennie Green

Gil Melle Quartet

Gil Melle (baritone sax) Joe Cinderella (guitar) Billy Phillips (bass) Edmond Thigpen (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 20, 1956
877Adventure SwingPrestige PRLP 7040
878Mark One-
879Dedicatory Piece To The Geo-Physical Year Of 1957-
* Prestige PRLP 7040; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1712   Gil Melle Quartet - Melle Plays Primitive Modern
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1712-2   Gil Melle Quartet - Primitive Modern/Quadrama

Gene Ammons Septet

Art Farmer (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Gene Ammons (tenor sax) Duke Jordan (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Art Taylor (drums) Candido (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 23, 1956
880The Happy BluesPrestige 45-112, PRLP 7039, PR 24036; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6013-2
881The Great LiePrestige PRLP 7039
882Can't We Be Friends-
883MadhousePrestige PRLP 7039, PR 24036
* Prestige PRLP 7039; Original Jazz Classics OJC-013, OJCCD-013-2   Gene Ammons - The Happy Blues
= Prestige PR 7654   Gene Ammons Jam Sessions, Vol. 1 - The Happy Blues
* Prestige PR 24036   Gene Ammons - Juganthology
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6013-2   Gene Ammons - Greatest Hits: The 50s
* Prestige 45-112   Gene Ammons - The Happy Blues, Part 1&2

Elmo Hope All Star Sextet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) John Coltrane, Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Elmo Hope (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 7, 1956
884WeejahPrestige PRLP 7043
885Polka Dots And Moonbeams-
886On It-
887Avalon-
* Prestige PRLP 7043   Elmo Hope - Informal Jazz
= Prestige PRLP 7043 (alt.)   Hank Mobley/John Coltrane - Two Tenors
= Prestige PR 7670   John Coltrane - 2 Tenors With Hank Mobley
= Milestone M-47037   Elmo Hope - The All-Star Sessions

Miles Davis Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet -1/6,8/14) John Coltrane (tenor sax -1/3,5,6,8,11/14) Red Garland (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 11, 1956
1. 888In Your Own Sweet WayPrestige PRLP 7166
2. 889DianePrestige 45-248, PRLP 7200; Moodsville MVLP 37
3. 890Trane's BluesPrestige PRLP 7166
4. 891Something I Dreamed Last NightPrestige PRLP 7200, PR 7352
5. 892It Could Happen To YouPrestige PRLP 7129
6. 893Woody'n YouPrestige PRLP 7129, PR 7373
7. 894Ahmad's BluesPrestige PRLP 7166, PR 7752
8. 895The Surrey With The Fringe On TopPrestige 45-248, PRLP 7200; Moodsville MVLP 32
9. 896It Never Entered My MindPrestige 45-165, PRLP 7166; Moodsville MVLP 32
10. 897When I Fall In LovePrestige 45-195, PRLP 7200, PR 7352
11. 898Salt PeanutsPrestige PRLP 7200, PR 7373
12. 899FourPrestige PRLP 7166
13. 900The Theme I-
14. 901The Theme II-
* Prestige PRLP 7166; Original Jazz Classics OJC-296, OJCCD-296-2   Workin' With The Miles Davis Quintet
= Prestige PR 24034   Miles Davis - Workin' And Steamin'
= Prestige 4PRCD-4444-2   Miles Davis - The Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions
* Prestige PRLP 7200; Original Jazz Classics OJC-391, OJCCD-391-2   Steamin' With The Miles Davis Quintet
= Prestige PR 7580   Miles Davis - Steamin'
= Prestige PR 24034   Miles Davis - Workin' And Steamin'
= Prestige 4PRCD-4444-2   Miles Davis - The Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions
* Moodsville MVLP 37   Various Artists - Lusty Moods Played By America's Greatest Jazzmen
= Status ST 8319   Various Artists - Lusty Moods
* Prestige PR 7352   Miles Davis Plays For Lovers
* Prestige PRLP 7129; Original Jazz Classics OJC-190, OJCCD-190-2   Relaxin' With The Miles Davis Quintet
= Prestige PR 24001   Miles Davis
= Prestige 4PRCD-4444-2   Miles Davis - The Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions
* Prestige PR 7373   Miles Davis Plays Jazz Classics
* Prestige PR 7752; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-898-2   Red Garland - The P.C. Blues
* Moodsville MVLP 32; Prestige PR 7322   Miles Davis And John Coltrane Play Richard Rodgers
* Prestige 45-248   Miles Davis - The Surrey With The Fringe On Top / Diane
* Prestige 45-165   Miles Davis - It Never Entered My Mind, Part 1&2
* Prestige 45-195   Miles Davis - When I Fall In Love, Part 1&2

Sonny Rollins Quartet With John Coltrane

Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) John Coltrane (tenor sax -5) Red Garland (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 24, 1956
1. 902My ReveriePrestige PRLP 7047, P-24082
2. 903The Most Beautiful Girl In The World-
3. 904Paul's Pal-
4. 905When Your Lover Has GonePrestige PRLP 7047, PR 24004, P-24082
5. 906Tenor Madness-
* Prestige PRLP 7047, PR 7657; Original Jazz Classics OJC-124, OJCCD-124-2   Sonny Rollins - Tenor Madness
* Prestige P-24082   Sonny Rollins - Takin' Care Of Business
* Prestige PR 24004   Sonny Rollins

Gil Melle Quartet

Gil Melle (baritone sax) Joe Cinderella (guitar) Billy Phillips (bass) Edmond Thigpen (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, June 1, 1956
908DominicaPrestige PRLP 7040
909Ballet Time-
910Iron Works-
* Prestige PRLP 7040; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1712   Gil Melle Quartet - Melle Plays Primitive Modern
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1712-2   Gil Melle Quartet - Primitive Modern/Quadrama

Earl Coleman

Art Farmer (trumpet) Hank Jones (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Wilbur Hogan (drums) Earl Coleman (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, June 8, 1956
911Social CallPrestige PRLP 7045
912Reminiscing-
913Say It Isn't So-
* Prestige PRLP 7045; Original Jazz Classics OJC-187, OJCCD-187-2   Earl Coleman Returns

Phil Woods Septet

Donald Byrd, Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Gene Quill, Phil Woods (alto sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, June 15, 1956
914The Stanley StomperPrestige PRLP 7046
915Cool Aid-
916Pairing Off-
917Suddenly It's Spring-
* Prestige PRLP 7046; Original Jazz Classics OJC-092, OJCCD-092-2   Phil Woods Septet - Pairing Off
= Prestige P-24065   Phil Woods - Altology

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, June 22, 1956
918You Don't Know What Love IsPrestige PRLP 7079, P-24050
919St. ThomasPrestige 45-108, PRLP 7079, PR 24004, P-24050
920Strode RodePrestige PRLP 7079, PR 24004, P-24050
921Blue SevenPrestige PRLP 7079, P-24050
922Moritat (aka Mack The Knife)Prestige 45-173, PRLP 7079, P-24050
* Prestige PRLP 7079, PR 7326; Original Jazz Classics OJC-291, OJCCD-291-2   Sonny Rollins - Saxophone Colossus
* Prestige P-24050   Sonny Rollins - Saxophone Colossus And More
* Prestige PR 24004   Sonny Rollins
* Prestige 45-108   Sonny Rollins - St. Thomas, Part 1&2
* Prestige 45-173   Sonny Rollins - The Stopper / Moritat

Bennie Green Quintet

Bennie Green (trombone) Eric Dixon (tenor sax) Lloyd Mayers (piano) Sonny Wellesley (bass) Bill English (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, June 29, 1956
923East Of The Little Big HornPrestige PRLP 7049
924It's You Or No One-
925But Not For Me-
926The Things We Did Last Summer-
927Walkin' DownPrestige PRLP 7049, PR 7776
* Prestige PRLP 7049; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1752, OJCCD-1752-2   Bennie Green - Walking Down
* Prestige PR 7776   The Best Of Bennie Green

Jackie McLean Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet -3) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Mal Waldron (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 13, 1956
1. 928Sentimental JourneyPrestige PRLP 7048
2. 929Why Was I Born-
3. 930Contour-
* Prestige PRLP 7048; Original Jazz Classics OJC-056, OJCCD-056-2   Jackie McLean - 4, 5 And 6
= New Jazz NJLP 8279   Jackie McLean - 4, 5 & 6
= Prestige P-24076   Jackie McLean - Contour

Gene Ammons Septet

Donald Byrd, Art Farmer (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Gene Ammons (tenor sax) Mal Waldron (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 13, 1956
940Jammin' With GenePrestige PRLP 7060, PR 7306; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6013-2
941We'll Be Together AgainPrestige PRLP 7060, PRCD-24249-2
942Not Really The BluesPrestige PRLP 7060, PR 24036
* Prestige PRLP 7060; Original Jazz Classics OJC-211, OJCCD-211-2   Gene Ammons - Jammin' With Gene
= Prestige PR 7781   Gene Ammons Jam Sessions, Vol. 2 - Jammin' With Gene
* Prestige PR 7306   Gene Ammons - Biggest Soul Hits
* Prestige PR 24036   Gene Ammons - Juganthology
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-6013-2   Gene Ammons - Greatest Hits: The 50s
* Prestige PRCD-24249-2   Gene Ammons - Gentle Jug, Vol. 3

Jackie McLean Sextet

Donald Byrd (trumpet -3) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Hank Mobley (tenor sax -3) Mal Waldron (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 20, 1956
1. 931When I Fall In LovePrestige PRLP 7048
2. 932Abstractions-
3. 933Confirmation-
* Prestige PRLP 7048; Original Jazz Classics OJC-056, OJCCD-056-2   Jackie McLean - 4, 5 And 6
= New Jazz NJLP 8279   Jackie McLean - 4, 5 & 6
= Prestige P-24076   Jackie McLean - Contour

Hank Mobley Sextet

Donald Byrd (trumpet -1/4,6) Jackie McLean (alto sax -3) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Barry Harris (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 20, 1956
1. 934Bouncing With BudPrestige PRLP 7061
2. 93552nd Street Theme-
3. 936Au Privave-
4. 937Minor Disturbance-
5. 938Little Girl Blue-
6. 939Alternating Current-
* Prestige PRLP 7061   Hank Mobley - Mobley's Message
= Status ST 8311   Hank Mobley - 52nd Street Theme
= Prestige PR 7661   Hank Mobley's Message
= Prestige P-24063   Hank Mobley - Messages

Hank Mobley Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet -2/6) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 27, 1956
1. 944These Are The Things I LovePrestige PRLP 7082
2. 945Message From The Border-
3. 946The Latest-
4. 947Xlento-
5. 948I Should Care-
6. 949Crazyology-
* Prestige PRLP 7082   Hank Mobley - Mobley's 2nd Message
= Prestige PR 7667   Hank Mobley's Second Message
= Prestige P-24063   Hank Mobley - Messages

The Prestige All Stars

Donald Byrd (trumpet -1,2,4,5) Art Farmer (trumpet, flugelhorn -1/3,5) Jackie McLean (alto sax -1,2,5) Barry Harris (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 3, 1956
1. 950The ThirdPrestige PRLP 7062
2. 951Contour-
3. 952When Your Lover Has GonePrestige PRLP 7062; Moodsville MVLP 2
4. 953'Round MidnightPrestige PRLP 7062
5. 954Dig-
* Prestige PRLP 7062; Original Jazz Classics OJC-018, OJCCD-018-2   Art Farmer/Donald Byrd - 2 Trumpets
= Prestige PR 7344   Art Farmer/Donald Byrd - Trumpets All Out
= Prestige P-24066   Donald Byrd - House Of Byrd
* Moodsville MVLP 2   Various Artists - Modern Moods

Gil Melle Quartet + 3 = Septet

Gil Melle (baritone sax) Joe Cinderella (guitar) Vinnie Burke (bass) Edmond Thigpen (drums) plus Art Farmer (trumpet) Julius Watkins (French horn) Hal McKusick (alto sax, flute)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 10, 1956
955Block IslandPrestige PRLP 7063
956Tomorrow-
957Soudan-
* Prestige PRLP 7063; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1753, OJCCD-1753-2   Gil Melle Quartet - Gil's Guests

Red Garland Trio

Red Garland (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 17, 1956
958A Foggy DayPrestige PRLP 7064; Moodsville MVLP 33
959My RomancePrestige PRLP 7064
960What Is This Thing Called LovePrestige PRLP 7064; Moodsville MVLP 34
961Makin' WhoopeePrestige 45-143, PRLP 7064
962September In The RainPrestige PRLP 7064
963Little Girl Blue-
964Blue RedPrestige 45-105, PRLP 7064
965ConstellationPrestige PRLP 7064
* Prestige PRLP 7064; Original Jazz Classics OJC-126, OJCCD-126-2   Red Garland - A Garland Of Red
* Moodsville MVLP 33   Various Artists - Music Of George Gershwin Played By America's Greatest Jazzmen
* Moodsville MVLP 34   Various Artists - Music Of Cole Porter Played By America's Greatest Jazzmen
* Prestige 45-143   Red Garland - M-Squad / Makin' Whoopee
* Prestige 45-105   Red Garland - Blue Red, Part 1&2

Gil Melle Quartet + 3 = Septet

Gil Melle (baritone sax) Joe Cinderella (guitar) Vinnie Burke (bass) Edmond Thigpen (drums) plus Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Don Butterfield (tuba) Hal McKusick (alto sax)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 24, 1956
966Still LifePrestige PRLP 7063
967Sixpence-
968Ghengis-
* Prestige PRLP 7063; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1753, OJCCD-1753-2   Gil Melle Quartet - Gil's Guests

Jackie McLean Quintet Introducing Bill Hardman

Bill Hardman (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax -1/3,5,6) Mal Waldron (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 31, 1956
1. 969Sweet DollPrestige PRLP 7068
2. 970Just For Marty-
3. 971Dee's Dilemma-
4. 972It Could Happen To You-
5. 973Sublues-
6. 974Steeplechase-
* Prestige PRLP 7068; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1714, OJCCD-1714-2   Jackie McLean Quintet Introducing Bill Hardman - Jackie's Pal
= New Jazz NJLP 8290   Jackie McLean - Steeplechase

The Prestige All Stars

Al Cohn, John Coltrane, Hank Mobley, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Red Garland (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 7, 1956
975Just You, Just MePrestige PRLP 7074, P-24084
976Tenor Conclave-
977How Deep Is The Ocean-
978Bob's BoysPrestige PRLP 7074
* Prestige PRLP 7074; Original Jazz Classics OJC-127, OJCCD-127-2   The Prestige All Stars - Tenor Conclave
= Prestige PRLP 7249   John Coltrane - Tenor Conclave
* Prestige P-24084   John Coltrane - On A Misty Night

Blind Willie McTell

Blind Willie McTell (guitar, vocals)
Atlanta, GA, September, 1956
Baby, It Must Be LoveBluesville BVLP 1040
Drying Crapshooters Blues-
Pal Of Mine-
Don't Forget It-
Kill It Kid-
That Will Never Happen No More-
My Blue HeavenPrestige unissued
Beedle Um BumBluesville BVLP 1040, BVLP 1055
A Married Man's A FoolBluesville BVLP 1040
A To Z Blues-
Goodbye BluesPrestige unissued
Basin Street Blues-
Salty DogBluesville BVLP 1040
Wabash Cannonball-
St. James InfirmaryPrestige unissued
If I Had Wings-
Untitled Instrumental Blues-
Easy LifeBluesville BVLP 1040
* Bluesville BVLP 1040; Prestige PR 7809; Original Blues Classics OBC-517, OBCCD-517-2   Blind Willie McTell - Last Session
* Bluesville BVLP 1055; Original Blues Classics OBCCD-544-2   Memphis Slim/Tampa Red/Lonnie Johnson - Bawdy Blues

Sonny Rollins Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Wade Legge (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 5, 1956
979I've Grown Accustomed To Her FacePrestige PRLP 7095; Status ST 8315; Prestige P-24050
980Kids KnowPrestige PRLP 7095, P-24050
981The House I Live InPrestige PRLP 7207, PR 7553, P-24050
982Bird Medley: I Remember You / Star Eyes / My Melancholy Baby / They Can't Take That Away From Me / Old Folks / Just Friends / My Little Suede ShoesPrestige 45-128, PRLP 7095; Moodsville MVLP 33; Prestige P-24050
* Prestige PRLP 7095, PR 7553; Original Jazz Classics OJC-214, OJCCD-214-2   Sonny Rollins - Rollins Plays For Bird
* Status ST 8315   Various Artists - My Fair Lady
* Prestige P-24050   Sonny Rollins - Saxophone Colossus And More
* Prestige PRLP 7207; Original Jazz Classics OJC-348, OJCCD-348-2   Sonny Rollins - Sonny Boy
* Moodsville MVLP 33   Various Artists - Music Of George Gershwin Played By America's Greatest Jazzmen
* Prestige 45-128   Sonny Rollins - Ee-Ah / They Can't Take That Away From Me

Herbie Mann Quintet

Ake Persson (trombone) Herbie Mann (flute, tenor sax) Knud Jorgensen (piano) George Riedel (bass) Joe Harris (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, October 10, 1956
mr1182Early Morning BluesMetronome (Swd) MEP 348; Prestige 45-318, PRLP 7136
mr1183Hurry Burry (as Itrry, Bury)Metronome (Swd) MEP 347; Prestige PRLP 7136
mr1184SerenataMetronome (Swd) MEP 349; Prestige PRLP 7136
mr1185Adam's ThemeMetronome (Swd) MEP 347; Prestige PRLP 7136
mr1186Polka Dots And MoonbeamsMetronome (Swd) MEP 349; Prestige PRLP 7136
* Prestige PRLP 7136   Herbie Mann - Mann In The Morning
= Prestige PR 7659   Herbie Mann - Mann In Sweden
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 348   Herbie Mann - Early Morning Blues
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 347   Herbie Mann - Cherry Point
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 349   Herbie Mann - Serenata
* Prestige 45-318   Herbie Mann - Cherry Point / Early Morning Blues

Herbie Mann Octet

Bengt-Arne Wallin (trumpet) Herbie Mann (flute, tenor sax) Arne Domnerus (alto sax) Rolf Blomquist (tenor sax) Lennart Jansson (baritone sax) Gunnar Svensson (piano) George Riedel (bass) Egil Johansen (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, October 12, 1956
mr1193Song For RuthMetronome (Swd) MEP 349; Prestige PRLP 7136
mr1194Cherry PointMetronome (Swd) MEP 347; Prestige 45-318, PRLP 7136
mr1195I Can't Believe That You're In Love With MeMetronome (Swd) MEP 348; Prestige PRLP 7136
* Prestige PRLP 7136   Herbie Mann - Mann In The Morning
= Prestige PR 7659   Herbie Mann - Mann In Sweden
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 349   Herbie Mann - Serenata
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 347   Herbie Mann - Cherry Point
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 348   Herbie Mann - Early Morning Blues
* Prestige 45-318   Herbie Mann - Cherry Point / Early Morning Blues

Herbie Mann Quintet

Bengt-Arne Wallin (trumpet) Herbie Mann (flute) Rune Ofwerman (piano) George Riedel (bass) Egil Johansen (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, October 16, 1956
mr1200Ow!Prestige PRLP 7136
mr1201Nature BoyMetronome (Swd) MEP 349; Prestige PRLP 7136
* Prestige PRLP 7136   Herbie Mann - Mann In The Morning
= Prestige PR 7659   Herbie Mann - Mann In Sweden
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 349   Herbie Mann - Serenata

Barbara Lea

Johnny Windhurst (trumpet) Dick Cary (alto horn) Richard Lowman (piano) Al Hall (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Barbara Lea (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 18, 1956
983Baltimore OriolePrestige PRLP 7065
984I Had Myself A True Love-
985Nobody Else But Me-
986Thursday's Child-
* Prestige PRLP 7065; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1713, OJCCD-1713-2   Barbara Lea

Barbara Lea

Johnny Windhurst (trumpet) Dick Cary (piano, alto horn) Al Casamenti (guitar) Al Hall (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Barbara Lea (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 19, 1956
987My Honey's Lovin' ArmsPrestige PRLP 7065
988I've Go A Pocket Full Of Dreams-
989Where Have You Been-
990I'm Comin' Virginia-
991Honey In The Honeycomb-
992Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You-
993I Feel At Home With You-
994Blue Skies-
* Prestige PRLP 7065; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1713, OJCCD-1713-2   Barbara Lea

Miles Davis Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) John Coltrane (tenor sax -1/11) Red Garland (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 26, 1956
1. 995If I Were A BellPrestige 45-123, PRLP 7129, PR 7457
2. 996Well, You Needn'tPrestige PRLP 7200, PR 7373
3. 997'Round MidnightPrestige 45-413, PRLP 7150, PR 7373, PR 24012, 4PRCD-4444-2
4. 998Half NelsonPrestige PRLP 7166
5. 999You're My EverythingPrestige PRLP 7129, PR 7373
6. 1000I Could Write A BookPrestige PRLP 7129; Moodsville MVLP 32
7. 1001OleoPrestige 45-395, PRLP 7129, PR 7373
8. 1002AireginPrestige 45-413, PRLP 7094, PR 7373
9. 1003Tune UpPrestige 45-395, PRLP 7094, PR 7373
10. 1004When Lights Are LowPrestige PRLP 7094
11. 1005Blues By Five-
12. 1006My Funny ValentinePrestige 45-353, PRLP 7094; Moodsville MVLP 32
* Prestige PRLP 7129; Original Jazz Classics OJC-190, OJCCD-190-2   Relaxin' With The Miles Davis Quintet
= Prestige PR 24001   Miles Davis
= Prestige 4PRCD-4444-2   Miles Davis - The Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions
* Prestige PR 7457   Miles Davis' Greatest Hits
* Prestige PRLP 7200; Original Jazz Classics OJC-391, OJCCD-391-2   Steamin' With The Miles Davis Quintet
= Prestige PR 7580   Miles Davis - Steamin'
= Prestige PR 24034   Miles Davis - Workin' And Steamin'
= Prestige 4PRCD-4444-2   Miles Davis - The Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions
* Prestige PR 7373   Miles Davis Plays Jazz Classics
* Prestige PRLP 7150; Original Jazz Classics OJC-347, OJCCD-347-2; Prestige PRLP 16-3   Miles Davis And The Modern Jazz Giants
* Prestige PR 24012   Miles Davis - Tallest Trees
* Prestige PRLP 7166; Original Jazz Classics OJC-296, OJCCD-296-2   Workin' With The Miles Davis Quintet
= Prestige PR 24034   Miles Davis - Workin' And Steamin'
= Prestige 4PRCD-4444-2   Miles Davis - The Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions
* Moodsville MVLP 32; Prestige PR 7322   Miles Davis And John Coltrane Play Richard Rodgers
* Prestige PRLP 7094; Original Jazz Classics OJC-128, OJCCD-128-2   Cookin' With The Miles Davis Quintet
= Prestige PR 24001   Miles Davis
= Prestige 4PRCD-4444-2   Miles Davis - The Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions
* Prestige 45-123   Miles Davis - If I Were A Bell, Part 1&2
* Prestige 45-413   Miles Davis - Airegin / 'Round Midnight
* Prestige 45-395   Miles Davis - Tune Up / Oleo
* Prestige 45-353   Miles Davis - My Funny Valentine / Smooch

Phil Woods - Donald Byrd Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Phil Woods (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 2, 1956
1007Once MorePrestige PRLP 7080
1008House Of Chan-
1009In Walked George-
1010Lover Man-
1011Dewey Square-
1012Dupeltook-
* Prestige PRLP 7080; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1732, OJCCD-1732-2   Phil Woods/Donald Byrd - The Young Bloods
= Prestige P-24066   Donald Byrd - House Of Byrd

Mal Waldron Quintet

Idrees Sulieman (trumpet) Gigi Gryce (alto sax) Mal Waldron (piano) Julian Euell (bass) Arthur Edgehill (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 9, 1956
1013ShomePrestige PRLP 7090
1014Transfiguration-
1015Dee's Dilemma-
1016Stablemates-
1017Bud Study-
1018Yesterdays-
* Prestige PRLP 7090; Original Jazz Classics OJC-611, OJCCD-611-2   Mal Waldron - Mal-1
= Prestige P-24068   Mal Waldron - One And Two

Art Farmer Quintet

Art Farmer (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 23, 1956
1019ReminiscingNew Jazz NJLP 8203
1020By Myself-
1021Wailin' With Hank-
1022Ad-Dis-Un-
1023Farmer's MarketNew Jazz NJLP 8203; Prestige PR 24032
1024With Prestige-
* New Jazz NJLP 8203; Original Jazz Classics OJC-398, OJCCD-398-2   Art Farmer - Farmer's Market
* Prestige PR 24032   Art Farmer - Farmer's Market

Tadd Dameron Quartet

John Coltrane (tenor sax) Tadd Dameron (piano) John Simmons (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 30, 1956
1025Mating CallPrestige PRLP 7070, P-24084
1026Soultrane-
1027Gnid-
1028Super-Jet-
1029On A Misty NightPrestige PRLP 7070, PR 7426, P-24084
1030RomasPrestige PRLP 7070, P-24084
* Prestige PRLP 7070, PRLP 7247, PR 7745; Original Jazz Classics OJC-212, OJCCD-212-2   Tadd Dameron/John Coltrane - Mating Call
* Prestige P-24084   John Coltrane - On A Misty Night
* Prestige PR 7426   John Coltrane Plays For Lovers

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Kenny Drew (piano) George Morrow (bass) Max Roach (drums) Earl Coleman (vocals -2,4)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 7, 1956
1. 1031B. SwiftPrestige PRLP 7126, PRLP 7207, P-24082
2. 1032My IdealPrestige PRLP 7126, PR 24046
3. 1033Sonny BoyPrestige PRLP 7207, P-24082
4. 1034Two Different WorldsPrestige PRLP 7126
5. 1035Ee-AhPrestige 45-128, PRLP 7126, PRLP 7207, P-24082
6. 1036B. QuickPrestige PRLP 7126, PRLP 7207, P-24082
* Prestige PRLP 7126; Original Jazz Classics OJC-095, OJCCD-095-2   Sonny Rollins - Tour De Force
* Prestige PRLP 7207; Original Jazz Classics OJC-348, OJCCD-348-2   Sonny Rollins - Sonny Boy
* Prestige P-24082   Sonny Rollins - Takin' Care Of Business
* Prestige PR 24046   Various Artists - 25 Years Of Prestige
* Prestige 45-128   Sonny Rollins - Ee-Ah / They Can't Take That Away From Me

Miles Davis Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) John Coltrane (tenor sax) Red Garland (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
radio broadcast, "Bandstand USA", "Blue Note", Philadelphia, PA, December 8, 1956
Tune UpTeppa 76; Yadeon (J) 502; Prestige 4PRCD-4444-2
Walkin'-
Four (incomplete)private tape
* Teppa 76   Miles Davis/Bud Powell/Art Tatum - Unreleased Performances
* Yadeon (J) 502   Miles Davis - Rare Unreleased Broadcasts
* Prestige 4PRCD-4444-2   Miles Davis - The Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions

Jackie McLean Quintet

Bill Hardman (trumpet) Jackie McLean (alto sax) Red Garland (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 14, 1956
1037Gone With The WindNew Jazz NJLP 8212
1038McLean's Scene-
1039Mean To Me-
* New Jazz NJLP 8212; Original Jazz Classics OJC-098, OJCCD-098-2   Jackie McLean - McLean's Scene

Red Garland Trio

Red Garland (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 14, 1956
1040Willow Weep For MePrestige PRLP 7113
1041If I Were A BellPrestige PRLP 7086
1042I Know Why-
1043What Can I Say DearPrestige PRLP 7113
* Prestige PRLP 7113; Original Jazz Classics OJC-061, OJCCD-061-2   Red Garland - Groovy
* Prestige PRLP 7086; Original Jazz Classics OJC-073, OJCCD-073-2   Red Garland's Piano

The Prestige All Stars

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Jerome Richardson (tenor sax, flute) Mal Waldron (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Doug Watkins (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 28, 1956
1044FlickersPrestige PRLP 7073
1045Boo-Lu-
1046Lil' Hankie-
1047Medley: Body And Soul / Tune UpStatus ST 8317; Prestige PR 7448; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-427-2
1048All Night LongPrestige PRLP 7073, PR 7313
* Prestige PRLP 7073; Original Jazz Classics OJC-427, OJCCD-427-2   The Prestige All Stars - All Night Long
= Prestige PRLP 7289   Kenny Burrell - All Night Long
= Prestige PR 24025   Kenny Burrell - All Day Long And All Night Long
* Status ST 8317   Various Artists - Body And Soul
* Prestige PR 7448   The Best Of Kenny Burrell
* Prestige PR 7313   The Prestige All Stars - Prestige/Groovy Goodies, Vol. 2

Moondog

Sam Ulano (Japanese drums) Moondog (oo, trimba, piano, recorder, voice) Suzuko (voice) Sakura Whiteing (poetry) and others
NYC, 1956
CaribeaPrestige PRLP 7042
Lullaby-
Tree Trail-
Death, When You Come To Me-
Big Cat-
Frog Bog-
To A Sea Horse-
Dance Rehearsal-
Surf Session-
Trees Against The Sky-
Tap Dance-
Oo Debut-
Drum Suite-
Street Scene-
Moondog (oo, trimba, yukh, tuji, piano, voice) Ray Malone (tap dance) and others
Duet: Queen Elizabeth Whistle And Bamboo PipePrestige PRLP 7069
Conversation And Music At 51st St. & 6th Ave. (New York City)-
Hardshoe (7/4) Ray Malone-
Tugboat Toccata-
Autumn-
Seven Beat Suite (3 parts)-
Oo Solo (6/4)-
Rehearsal Of Violetta's "Barefoot Dance"-
Oo Solo (2/4)-
Ostrich Feathers Played On Drum-
Oboe Round-
Chant-
All Is Loneliness-
Sextet (Oo)-
Fiesta Piano Solo-
Moondog Monologue-
* Prestige PRLP 7042; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1741, OJCCD-1741-2   Moondog
* Prestige PRLP 7069   More Moondog
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1781-2   More Moondog/The Story Of Moondog

Moondog

Sam Ulano (Japanese drums, drums) Moondog (oo, trimba, yukh, tuji, piano, organ, voice)
NYC, 1956-1957
Up BroadwayPrestige PRLP 7099
Perpetual Motion-
Gloving It-
Improvisation (Piano Solo)-
Ray Malone Softshoe-
Two Quotations In Dialogue-
5/8 In Two Shades-
Moondog's Theme-
In A Doorway-
Duet-
Trimbas In Quarters-
Wildwood-
Trimbas In Eighths-
Organ Rounds-
* Prestige PRLP 7099   The Story Of Moondog
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1781-2   More Moondog/The Story Of Moondog