Riverside Records Discography: 1931-1950

1931

State Street Ramblers

Roy Palmer (trombone) Darnell Howard (clarinet, alto sax) Jimmy Blythe (piano) unknown (banjo) Jimmy Bertland (washboard) Albert Bell (kazoo) Eddie Hudson (vocals)
Richmond, IN, March 17, 1931
GE17619Tiger MoanChampion 16247; Riverside RLP 1020
GE17620Barrel House StompChampion 16320; Riverside RLP 1020
GE17621Georgia GrindChampion 16279; Riverside RLP 1020
GE17622Careless LoveChampion 16464; Riverside RLP 1020, RLP 12-114
GE17623-AKentucky BluesChampion 16320; Riverside RLP 1020
GE17624I Want To Be Your Lovin' ManChampion 16350; Riverside RLP 1020
GE17625South African BluesChampion 16279; Riverside RLP 1020
GE17626Me And The BluesChampion 16247; Riverside RLP 1020
GE17627-ASic 'Em, Tige'Champion 16464; Riverside RLP 1020
* Riverside RLP 12-114   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 5&6: South Side Chicago / Boogie Woogie
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Riverside RLP 1020   Jimmy Blythe With Roy Palmer
* Champion 16247   State Street Ramblers - Tiger Moan / Me And The Blues
* Champion 16320   State Street Ramblers - Barrel House Stomp / Kentucky Blues
* Champion 16279   State Street Ramblers - Georgia Grind / South African Blues
* Champion 16464   State Street Ramblers - Careless Love / Sic 'Em Tige'
* Champion 16350   State Street Ramblers - I Want To Be Your Lovin' Man / Richmond Stomp

1932

Big Bill Broonzy

Big Bill Broonzy (guitar, vocals)
Richmond, IN, February, 1932
GEN18385Big Bill BluesChampion 16400; Riverside RLP 12-113
* Riverside RLP 12-113   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 3&4: The Blues / New Orleans Style
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Champion 16400   Big Bill Broonzy - Big Bill Blues / ???

1934

Mezz Mezzrow And His Orchestra

Reunald Jones, Max Kaminsky, Chelsea Quealey (trumpet) Floyd O'Brien (trombone, arranger) Mezz Mezzrow (clarinet, alto sax, arranger) Benny Carter (alto sax) Bud Freeman (tenor sax) Willie "The Lion" Smith (piano) John Kirby (bass) Chick Webb (drums) Alex Hill (arranger)
NYC, May 7, 1934
82392-1Old Fashioned LoveVictor 25202, 62-0056; His Master's Voice JF-9; RCA "X" EVA 5, "X" LVA 3015
82393-1ApologiesVictor 25019; His Master's Voice JF-9; RCA "X" EVA 5, "X" LVA 3015; Jazztone J-1249
82394-1Sendin' The VipersVictor 25019; His Master's Voice JF-5; RCA "X" EVA 5, "X" LVA 3015
82395-135th And CalumetVictor 25202; His Master's Voice JF-5; RCA "X" EVA 5, "X" LVA 3015
* Jazztone J-1249   Various Artists - The Early Jazz Greats
* RCA "X" LVA 3015   Mezz Mezzrow's Swing Session
* RCA "X" EVA 5   Mezz Mezzrow's Swing Session
* Victor 25202, JA-655; Bluebird B-10251; His Master's Voice B-8408, K-7690, SG-245   Mezz Mezzrow - Old Fashioned Love / 35th And Calumet
* Victor 62-0056   Mezz Mezzrow - Old Fashioned Love / ???
* His Master's Voice JF-9   Mezz Mezzrow - Old Fashioned Love / Apologies
* Victor 25019, JA-1277; Bluebird B-10250; His Master's Voice B-8403, K-7049, SG-244   Mezz Mezzrow - Apologies / Sendin' The Vipers
* His Master's Voice JF-5   Mezz Mezzrow - Sendin' The Vipers / 35th And Calumet

1936

Mezz Mezzrow And His Swing Gang

Frank Newton (trumpet) Mezz Mezzrow (clarinet) Bud Freeman (tenor sax) Willie "The Lion" Smith (piano, vocals) Albert Casey (guitar) Wellman Braud (bass) George Stafford (drums) Lucille Stewart (vocals)
NYC, March 12, 1936
99772-1A Melody From The SkyBluebird B-6320; His Master's Voice GW-1338; RCA Victor LJM-1006
99773-1LostBluebird B-6320; RCA Victor LJM-1006
99774-1Mutiny In The ParlorBluebird B-6313; RCA Victor LJM-1006
99775-1The Panic Is On-
99776-1I'se A-Muggin', Part 1Bluebird B-6321; RCA Victor LJM-1006
99777-1I'se A-Muggin', Part 2-
* RCA Victor LJM-1006   Mezz Mezzrow And His Swing Band And Frankie Newton And His Orchestra - Mezzin' Around With Mezzrow And Newton
* Bluebird B-6320; Montgomery Ward M-4998; His Master's Voice K-7753   Mezz Mezzrow - A Melody From The Sky / Lost
* His Master's Voice GW-1338   Mezz Mezzrow - A Melody From The Sky / ???
* Bluebird B-6313; Victor A-1291; Montgomery Ward M-4999; Regal Zonophone MR-2440; His Master's Voice GW-1316, K-7771, X-4844; Hot Jazz Clubs Of America HC-121   Mezz Mezzrow - Mutiny In The Parlor / The Panic Is On
* Bluebird B-6321; Montgomery Ward 9-4997   Mezz Mezzrow - I'se A-Muggin', Part 1&2

1937

Mezz Mezzrow And His Orchestra

Sy Oliver (trumpet) J.C. Higginbotham (trombone) Mezz Mezzrow (clarinet, arranger) Happy Caldwell (tenor sax) Sonny White (piano) Bernard Addison (guitar) Pops Foster (bass) Jimmy Crawford (drums) Larry Clinton, Edgar Sampson (arranger)
NYC, June 14, 1937
010569-1Blues In DisguiseVictor 25636; RCA "X" LVA 3015
010570-1That's How I Feel Today-
010571-1Hot Club StompVictor 25612; RCA "X" LVA 3015
010572-1The Swing Session's Called To Order-
* RCA "X" LVA 3015   Mezz Mezzrow's Swing Session
* Victor 25636, A-1368; His Master's Voice B-8656, K-8028   Mezz Mezzrow - Blues In Disguise / That's How I Feel Today
* Victor 25612, A-1259; His Master's Voice B-8646, JK-2065, K-8100   Mezz Mezzrow - Hot Club Stomp / The Swing Session's Called To Order

1938

Jelly Roll Morton Solo

Jelly Roll Morton (piano)
Washington, DC, May 21, 1938
Game Kit's BluesRiverside RLP 12-140
Honky Tonk Blues-
If I Was Whiskey And You Was A Duck-
Winin' Boy #1-
Low Down Blues-
Winin' Boy #2-
Alabama Bound-
Tiger Rag-
Randall's Rag-
Maple Leaf Rag (St. Louis)-
Maple Leaf Rag-
Crazy Chords Rag-
Sammy Davis' Ragtime Style-
Mamie's Blues-
See See Rider-
* Riverside RLP 12-140   Jelly Roll Morton, Vol. 3 - Rags And Blues

Pee Wee Russell's Rhythmakers

Max Kaminsky (trumpet) Dicky Wells (trombone) Pee Wee Russell (clarinet) Al Gold (tenor sax) James P. Johnson (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Wellman Braud (bass) Zutty Singleton (drums, vocals)
NYC, August 31, 1938
P23391-1Baby, Won't You Please Come HomeHot Record Society HRS 1000; Atlantic EP 529, ALR 126; Riverside RLP 12-141; Mosaic MD6-187
P23391-2-Hot Record Society HRS 17; Mosaic MD6-187
P23392-1There'll Be Some Changes MadeHot Record Society HRS 1001 (alt.); Mosaic MD6-187
P23392-2-Hot Record Society HRS 1001; Atlantic EP 529, ALR 126; Riverside RLP 12-141; Mosaic MD6-187
P23393-1Zutty's Hootie Blues (as Horn Of Plenty Blues)Hot Record Society HRS 1001, HRS 1001 (alt.); Atlantic ALR 126; Riverside RLP 12-141; Mosaic MD6-187
P23394-1DinahHot Record Society HRS 1000; Atlantic ALR 126; Riverside RLP 12-141; Mosaic MD6-187
* Riverside RLP 12-141; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1708, OJCCD-1708-2   Jack Teagarden's Big Eight/Pee Wee Russell's Rhythmakers
* Mosaic MD6-187   Various Artists - The Complete H.R.S. Sessions
* Atlantic ALR 126   Pee Wee Russell All Stars
* Atlantic EP 529   Pee Wee Russell's Rhythmakers
* Hot Record Society HRS 1000   Pee Wee Russell - Baby, Won't You Please Come Home / Dinah
* Hot Record Society HRS 1001 (alt.)   Pee Wee Russell - There'll Be Some Changes Made / Zutty's Hootie Blues
* Hot Record Society HRS 1001   Pee Wee Russell - There'll Be Some Changes Made / Horn Of Plenty Blues
* Hot Record Society HRS 17   Pee Wee Russell's Rhythmakers (no details)

Pee Wee Russell Trio

Pee Wee Russell (clarinet) James P. Johnson (piano) Zutty Singleton (drums)
NYC, August 31, 1938
P23395-1I've Found A New BabyHot Record Society HRS 1002; Atlantic EP 529, ALR 126; Riverside RLP 12-141; Mosaic MD6-187
P23396-2Everybody Loves My Baby-
* Riverside RLP 12-141; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1708, OJCCD-1708-2   Jack Teagarden's Big Eight/Pee Wee Russell's Rhythmakers
* Mosaic MD6-187   Various Artists - The Complete H.R.S. Sessions
* Atlantic ALR 126   Pee Wee Russell All Stars
* Atlantic EP 529   Pee Wee Russell's Rhythmakers
* Hot Record Society HRS 1002   Pee Wee Russell - I've Found A New Baby / Everybody Loves My Baby

1939

Meade "Lux" Lewis Solo

Meade "Lux" Lewis (piano)
NYC, circa February, 1939
R-2087Messin' AroundSolo Art 12002; Riverside RLP 12-106
R-2088Deep FivesSolo Art 12003; Riverside RLP 12-106
R-2089Blues De Lux-
R-2095Closin' Hour BluesSolo Art 12004; Riverside RLP 12-106
R-2096Far Ago BluesSolo Art 12004; Riverside RLP 12-114
* Riverside RLP 12-106   Albert Ammons/Meade "Lux" Lewis/Pete Johnson - Giants Of Boogie Woogie
* Riverside RLP 12-114   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 5&6: South Side Chicago / Boogie Woogie
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Solo Art 12002   Albert Ammons - St. Louis Blues / Meade "Lux" Lewis - Messin' Around
* Solo Art 12003   Meade "Lux" Lewis - Deep Fives / Blues De Lux
* Solo Art 12004   Meade "Lux" Lewis - Closin' Hour Blues / Far Ago Blues

Albert Ammons Solo

Albert Ammons (piano)
NYC, April 8, 1939
R-2090St. Louis BluesSolo Art 12002; Riverside RLP 12-106
R-2091Mecca Flat BluesSolo Art 12001; Riverside RLP 12-106
R-2092Bass Goin' CrazySolo Art 12000; Riverside RLP 12-106
R-2093Monday Struggle-
R-2094Boogie WoogieSolo Art 12001
* Riverside RLP 12-106   Albert Ammons/Meade "Lux" Lewis/Pete Johnson - Giants Of Boogie Woogie
* Solo Art 12002   Albert Ammons - St. Louis Blues / Meade "Lux" Lewis - Messin' Around
* Solo Art 12001   Albert Ammons - Mecca Flat Blues / Boogie Woogie
* Solo Art 12000   Albert Ammons - Bass Goin' Crazy / Monday Struggle

Pete Johnson Solo

Pete Johnson (piano)
NYC, April 16, 1939
R-121Shuffle BoogieSolo Art 12010
R-122Lone Star BluesRiverside RLP 12-114
R-124Buss Robinson BluesSolo Art 12006
R-125B&O BluesSolo Art 12006, 12006 (alt.); Riverside RLP 12-106
R-126-1How Long, How LongSolo Art 12004 (alt.)
R-127Climbin' And Screamin'Solo Art 12004 (alt.); Riverside RLP 12-106
R-128Buss Robinson BluesSolo Art 12006 (alt.)
R-129Pete's BluesSolo Art 12005; Riverside RLP 12-106
R-130Let 'Em Jump-
R-131Pete's Blues, No. 2Solo Art 12010
* Riverside RLP 12-114   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 5&6: South Side Chicago / Boogie Woogie
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Riverside RLP 12-106   Albert Ammons/Meade "Lux" Lewis/Pete Johnson - Giants Of Boogie Woogie
* Solo Art 12010   Pete Johnson - Shuffle Boogie / Pete's Blues, No. 2
* Solo Art 12006   Pete Johnson - Buss Robinson Blues / B&O Blues
* Solo Art 12006 (alt.)   Pete Johnson - Buss Robinson Blues / B&O Blues
* Solo Art 12004 (alt.)   Pete Johnson - How Long, How Long / Climbin' And Screamin'
* Solo Art 12005   Pete Johnson - Pete's Blues / Let 'Em Jump

Jimmy Yancey Solo

Jimmy Yancey (piano)
Chicago, IL, May 4, 1939
R-2417-1Jimmy's Stuff (as Jimmy's Stuff, No. 2)Solo Art 12008; Riverside RLP 1061, RLP 12-124
R-2418-1The FivesSolo Art 12008; Circle J 1051; Riverside RLP 12-114
La Salle Street BreakdownRiverside RLP 1028, RLP 12-124
Two O'Clock Blues-
Big Bear Train-
Janie's Joys-
Lean Bacon-
Lucile's Lament-
Beezum Blues-
Yancey LimitedRiverside RLP 1028, RLP 12-131
Rolling The StoneRiverside RLP 1061, RLP 12-124
South Side Stuff-
Steady Rock Blues-
P.L.K. Special-
Yancey's Getaway-
How Long Blues-
How Long Blues, No. 2Riverside RLP 1061
* Riverside RLP 12-124   Jimmy Yancey - Yancey's Getaway
* Riverside RLP 12-114   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 5&6: South Side Chicago / Boogie Woogie
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Riverside RLP 12-131   Various Artists - Kings Of Classic Jazz
* Riverside RLP 1061   Jimmy Yancey
* Riverside RLP 1028   Jimmy Yancey - A Lost Recording Date
* Solo Art 12008   Jim Yancey - Jimmy's Stuff / The Fives
* Circle J 1051   Jimmy Yancey - The Fives / Art Hodes - South Side Shuffle
= Circle S 16   Pete Johnson/Albert Ammons/Jimmy Yancey/Art Hodes - Solo Art Piano

Art Hodes Solo

Art Hodes (piano)
Chicago, IL, August 10, 1939
R-2196Untitled Originalunissued
R-2197Ross Tavern BoogieSolo Art 12007, 12007 (alt.)
R-2198South Side ShuffleSolo Art 12007; Circle J 1051; Riverside RLP 12-114
R-2199-Solo Art 12007 (alt.)
R-2200Untitled Originalunissued
* Riverside RLP 12-114   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 5&6: South Side Chicago / Boogie Woogie
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Solo Art 12007   Art Hodes - Ross Tavern Boogie / South Side Shuffle
* Solo Art 12007 (alt.)   Art Hodes - Ross Tavern Boogie / South Side Shuffle
* Circle J 1051   Jimmy Yancey - The Fives / Art Hodes - South Side Shuffle
= Circle S 16   Pete Johnson/Albert Ammons/Jimmy Yancey/Art Hodes - Solo Art Piano

Jimmy Yancey Solo

Jimmy Yancey (piano)
Chicago, IL, October 25, 1939
044006-1Yancey StompVictor 26589; RCA "X" LX 3000; RCA Victor LPV-543
044007-1State Street Special-
044008-1Tell 'Em About MeVictor 26590; RCA "X" LX 3000
044009-1Five O'Clock Blues-
044010-1Slow And Easy BluesVictor 26591
044011-1The Mellow Blues-
* RCA Victor LPV-543   Various Artists - Classic Jazz Piano Styles
* RCA "X" LX 3000   Jimmy Yancey - Blues And Boogie
* Victor 26589   Jimmy Yancey - Yancey Stomp / State Street Special
* Victor 26590   Jimmy Yancey - Tell 'Em About Me / Five O'Clock Blues
* Victor 26591   Jimmy Yancey - Slow And Easy Blues / The Mellow Blues

Fats Waller Solo

Fats Waller (piano, organ, vocals)
Langworth Transcriptions, NYC, November 20, 1939
043185-1Go Down MosesRiverside RLP 1021, RLP 12-109
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot-
Hallelujah, I'm A Bum-
Hand Me Down My Walking Cane-
043186-1Frankie And Johnny-
She'll Be Comin' Round The Mountain-
Deep River-
Lord Delivered Daniel-
043187-1Ah! So Pure (Martha)Palm Club (F) PM 22
Then You'll Remember Me (The Bohemian Girl)-
Lucia Di Lammermoor-
My Heart At Thy Sweet Voice (Samson And Delilah)-
043188-1Intermezzo (From Cavalleria Rusticana)Riverside RLP 1022, RLP 12-109
When You And I Were Young, Maggie-
Loch Lomond-
Oh! Susannah-
043189-1Old Oaken Bucket-
Faust Waltz-
Annie Laurie-
Oh! Dem Golden Slippers-
* Riverside RLP 12-109   Fats Waller - The Amazing Mr. Waller
* Riverside RLP 1021   Fats Waller - The Amazing Mr. Waller, Vol. 1 - Fats At The Organ
* Riverside RLP 1022   Fats Waller - The Amazing Mr. Waller, Vol. 2 - Jivin' With Fats
* Palm Club (F) PM 22   Fats Waller

Cripple Clarence Lofton Solo

Cripple Clarence Lofton (piano, vocals)
Chicago, IL, 1939
More MotionRiverside RLP 1037, RLP 12-134
Sweet ToothRiverside RLP 1037
Sixes And Sevens-
Lofty Blues-
House Rent Struggle-
Juice Joint-
Salty Woman Blues-
Clarence's Blues-
Blue BoogieRiverside RLP 12-114
* Riverside RLP 12-134   Fats Waller/Ma Rainey, and others - Early And Rare "Collectors Items"
* Riverside RLP 12-114   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 5&6: South Side Chicago / Boogie Woogie
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Riverside RLP 1037   Cripple Clarence Lofton - A Lost Recording Date

1940

The Bechet-Spanier Big Four

Muggsy Spanier (cornet) Sidney Bechet (soprano sax, clarinet) Carmen Mastren (guitar) Wellman Braud (bass)
NYC, March 28, 1940
R2773Four Or Five TimesHot Record Society HRS 2001; Atlantic ALS 1206; Riverside RLP 12-138; Good Time Jazz L 12064; Mosaic MD6-187
R2774Sweet LorraineHot Record Society HRS 2000; Atlantic EP 520, ALS 1206; Riverside RLP 12-138; Good Time Jazz L 12064; Mosaic MD6-187
R2775Up A Lazy RiverHot Record Society HRS 2000; Atlantic ALS 1206; Riverside RLP 12-138; Good Time Jazz L 12064; Mosaic MD6-187
R2776-1China BoyHot Record Society HRS 2001; Atlantic ALS 1206; Riverside RLP 12-138; Good Time Jazz L 12064; Mosaic MD6-187
R2776-2China Boy (alternate take)Hot Record Society 78 rpm dividend; Mosaic MD6-187
* Atlantic ALS 1206   Sidney Bechet And Muggsy Spanier - Duets
* Riverside RLP 12-138   Sidney Bechet In Memoriam, Vol. 1
* Good Time Jazz L 12064, GTJCD-12064-2   Sidney Bechet - Up A Lazy River
* Mosaic MD6-187   Various Artists - The Complete H.R.S. Sessions
* Atlantic EP 520   Sidney Bechet/Muggsy Spanier
* Hot Record Society HRS 2001   Sidney Bechet/Muggsy Spanier - Four Or Five Times / China Boy
* Hot Record Society HRS 2000   Sidney Bechet/Muggsy Spanier - Sweet Lorraine / Lazy River

The Bechet-Spanier Big Four

Muggsy Spanier (cornet) Sidney Bechet (soprano sax, clarinet) Carmen Mastren (guitar) Wellman Braud (bass): same personnel
NYC, April 6, 1940
R2801-1If I Could Be With You One Hour TonightHot Record Society HRS 2002; Atlantic ALS 1206; Riverside RLP 12-138; Good Time Jazz L 12064; Mosaic MD6-187
R2802-2That's A Plenty (alternate take)Hot Record Society 78 rpm dividend; Mosaic MD6-187
R2802-3That's A PlentyHot Record Society HRS 2002; Atlantic EP 520, ALS 1206; Riverside RLP 12-138; Good Time Jazz L 12064; Mosaic MD6-187
R2803-3Squeeze MeHot Record Society HRS 2003; Atlantic ALS 1206; Riverside RLP 12-138; Good Time Jazz L 12064; Mosaic MD6-187
R2804-2Sweet Sue, Just You-
* Atlantic ALS 1206   Sidney Bechet And Muggsy Spanier - Duets
* Riverside RLP 12-138   Sidney Bechet In Memoriam, Vol. 1
* Good Time Jazz L 12064, GTJCD-12064-2   Sidney Bechet - Up A Lazy River
* Mosaic MD6-187   Various Artists - The Complete H.R.S. Sessions
* Atlantic EP 520   Sidney Bechet/Muggsy Spanier
* Hot Record Society HRS 2002   Sidney Bechet/Muggsy Spanier - If I Could Be With You / That's A Plenty
* Hot Record Society HRS 2003   Sidney Bechet/Muggsy Spanier - Squeeze Me / Sweet Sue

Art Hodes Blue Three

Rod Cless (clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Jimmy Butts (bass)
NYC, May, 1940
Diga Diga DooRiverside RLP 1012
Tin Roof Blues-
Four Or Five Times-
* Riverside RLP 1012   Art Hodes' Chicago Rhythm Kings

Rex Stewart's Big Seven

Rex Stewart (cornet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Barney Bigard (clarinet) Billy Kyle (piano) Brick Fleagle (guitar) Wellman Braud (bass) Dave Tough (drums)
NYC, July 23, 1940
76396-B | 1029CherryHot Record Society HRS 2004; Atlantic ALS 1209; Riverside RLP 12-144; Mosaic MD6-187
76397-A | 1032Solid RockHot Record Society HRS 2005; Atlantic ALS 1209; Riverside RLP 12-144; Mosaic MD6-187
76398-A | 1031Bugle Call Rag-
76399-A | 1030Diga Diga DooHot Record Society HRS 2004; Atlantic ALS 1209; Riverside RLP 12-144; Mosaic MD6-187
* Atlantic ALS 1209   Jack Teagarden/Rex Stewart - Big Jazz
* Riverside RLP 12-144; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1710, OJCCD-1710-2   Rex Stewart And The Ellingtonians
* Mosaic MD6-187   Various Artists - The Complete H.R.S. Sessions
* Hot Record Society HRS 2004   Rex Stewart - Cherry / Diga Diga Doo
* Hot Record Society HRS 2005   Rex Stewart - Solid Rock / Bugle Call Rag

Chicago Rhythm Kings

Marty Marsala (trumpet) Rod Cless (clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Jack Goss (guitar) Earl Murphy (bass)
NYC, August 17, 1940
Song Of The WandererRiverside RLP 1012
Randolph Street Rage-
* Riverside RLP 1012   Art Hodes' Chicago Rhythm Kings

Kid Rena's Delta Jazz Band

Henry "Kid" Rena (trumpet) Jim Robinson (trombone) "Big Eye" Louis Nelson, Alphonse Picou (clarinet) Willie Santiago (guitar) Albert Gleny (bass) Joe Rena (drums)
WWL Radio Station, Roosevelt Hotel, New Orleans, LA, August 21, 1940
B800PanamaDelta 800/804; Riverside RLP 1060
B801Gettysburg Marchunissued
B801-A-Delta 801/803; Riverside RLP 1060, RLP 12-119
B802Milenberg JoysDelta 802/805; Riverside RLP 1060
B803Lowdown BluesDelta 801/803; Riverside RLP 1060, RLP 12-119
B804High SocietyDelta 800/804; Riverside RLP 1060, RLP 12-119
B805Clarinet MarmaladeDelta 802/805; Riverside RLP 1060, RLP 12-119
B806Weary BluesDelta 806/807; Riverside RLP 1060, RLP 12-119
B807Get It Right-
* Riverside RLP 12-119   Various Artists - New Orleans Legends
* Riverside RLP 1060   Kid Rena's Delta Jazz Band - The First Recordings Of The New Orleans Revival
* Delta 800/804   Kid Rena - Panama / High Society
* Delta 801/803   Kid Rena - Gettysburg March / Lowdown Blues
* Delta 802/805   Kid Rena - Milenberg Joys / Clarinet Marmalade
* Delta 806/807   Kid Rena - Weary Blues / Get It Right

Jimmy Yancey Solo

Jimmy Yancey (piano, vocals)
Chicago, IL, September 6, 1940
053436-1Cryin' In My SleepBluebird B-8630; RCA "X" LX 3000
053437-1Death Letter Blues-
053438-1Yancey's Bugle CallVictor 27238
053438-2-RCA "X" LX 3000; RCA Victor LPM-2321
053439-135th And DearbornVictor 27238
053439-2-RCA "X" LX 3000
* RCA Victor LPM-2321   Various Artists - Boogie Woogie Revisited
* RCA "X" LX 3000   Jimmy Yancey - Blues And Boogie
* Bluebird B-8630   Jimmy Yancey - Cryin' In My Sleep / Death Letter Blues
* Victor 27238   Jimmy Yancey - Yancey's Bugle Call / 35th And Dearborn

Jack Teagarden's Big Eight

Rex Stewart (cornet) Jack Teagarden (trombone, vocals) Barney Bigard (clarinet) Ben Webster (tenor sax) Billy Kyle (piano) Brick Fleagle (guitar) Billy Taylor (bass) Dave Tough (drums)
NYC, December 15, 1940
R3414 | 1025St. James InfirmaryHot Record Society HRS 2006; Atlantic ALS 1209; Riverside RLP 12-141; Mosaic MD6-187
R3415 | 1028The World Is Waiting For The SunriseHot Record Society HRS 2007; Atlantic ALS 1209; Riverside RLP 12-141; Mosaic MD6-187
R3416 | 1027The Big Eight Blues-
R3417 | 1088 | 1026ShineHot Record Society HRS 2006, HRS 1051; Atlantic ALS 1209; Riverside RLP 12-141; Mosaic MD6-187
* Atlantic ALS 1209   Jack Teagarden/Rex Stewart - Big Jazz
* Riverside RLP 12-141; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1708, OJCCD-1708-2   Jack Teagarden's Big Eight/Pee Wee Russell's Rhythmakers
* Mosaic MD6-187   Various Artists - The Complete H.R.S. Sessions
* Hot Record Society HRS 2006   Jack Teagarden - St. James Infirmary / Shine
* Hot Record Society HRS 2007   Jack Teagarden - The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise / The Big Eight Blues
* Hot Record Society HRS 1051   Buck Clayton - On The Sunny Side Of The Street / Jack Teagarden - Shine

1943

Eddie Condon's Barrelhouse Gang

Yank Lawson (trumpet) Brad Gowans (trombone) Pee Wee Russell (clarinet) James P. Johnson (piano) Eddie Condon (guitar) Bob Haggart (bass) Tony Sbarbaro (drums)
NYC, November 20, 1943
T1901Squeeze MeSignature 28130; Riverside RLP 2509
T1902That's A Plenty-
* Riverside RLP 2509   Yank Lawson's Dixieland Jazz
* Signature 28130   Eddie Condon - Squeeze Me / That's A Plenty

Yank Lawson's Jazz Doctors

Yank Lawson (trumpet) Brad Gowans (trombone) Pee Wee Russell (clarinet) Ray Eckstrand (clarinet -1) James P. Johnson (piano) Eddie Condon (guitar) Bob Haggart (bass) Tony Sbarbaro (drums)
NYC, November 20, 1943
1. T1903Yank's BluesRiverside RLP 2509, RLP 12-116
2. T1904Old Fashioned LoveRiverside RLP 2509
* Riverside RLP 12-116   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 9&10: New York Style / New Orleans Revival
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Riverside RLP 2509   Yank Lawson's Dixieland Jazz

1944

Yank Lawson's Dixieland Band

Yank Lawson (trumpet) Ward Silloway (trombone) Bill Stegmeyer (clarinet) Joe Marsala (tenor sax, clarinet -2) Dave Bowman (piano) Bob Haggart (bass) Johnny Blowers (drums)
NYC, 1944
1.Wolverine BluesRiverside REP 106, RLP 2509
2.Double Clarinet Blues-
3.Sunday-
4.Jeepers Creepers-
* Riverside RLP 2509   Yank Lawson's Dixieland Jazz
* Riverside REP 106   Yank Lawson's Dixieland Jazz

1945

Bunk Johnson's Street Paraders

Bunk Johnson (trumpet) Jim Robinson (trombone) George Lewis (clarinet) Alton Purnell (piano) Lawrence Marrero (banjo) Alcide "Slow Drag" Pavageau (bass) Kid Collins (drums)
New Orleans, LA, February 2, 1945
T.1Tiger RagMetronome (Swd) B 530; Esquire (E) 10-151, EP 181; Riverside RLP 1047, RLP 12-119
T.2Weary BluesMetronome (Swd) B 530; Esquire (E) 10-152, EP 181; Riverside RLP 1047, RLP 12-119
T.3(Make Me A) Pallet On The FloorMetronome (Swd) B 531; Esquire (E) 10-151, EP 181; Riverside RLP 1047, RLP 12-116
T.4Careless LoveMetronome (Swd) B 531; Esquire (E) 10-152, EP 181; Riverside RLP 1047, RLP 12-119
Sister Kateunissued
* Riverside RLP 12-119   Various Artists - New Orleans Legends
* Riverside RLP 12-116   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 9&10: New York Style / New Orleans Revival
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Riverside RLP 1047   Bunk Johnson
* Esquire (E) EP 181   Bunk Johnson's Street Paraders
* Metronome (Swd) B 530; Blue Star (F) 222   Bunk Johnson - Tiger Rag / Weary Blues
* Esquire (E) 10-151   Bunk Johnson - Tiger Rag / Pallet On The Floor
* Esquire (E) 10-152   Bunk Johnson - Weary Blues / Careless Love
* Metronome (Swd) B 531; Blue Star (F) 230   Bunk Johnson - Make Me A Pallet On The Floor / Careless Love

Brick Fleagle's Orchestra

Frank DeMartino, Jack Lambert, Robert Sprentall (trumpet) Eddie Anderson, Irving Sharp, Harry Walters (trombone) Artie Baker or Bill Vitale, James Clifford (alto sax, clarinet) Eddie Lichenstein, Stewie MacKay (tenor sax) Sam Lambie (baritone sax) Conrad Lanoue (piano) Ralph Tressel (guitar) Francis Palmer (bass) Vic Engel (drums) Annette Warren (vocals -7/10) Brick Fleagle (arranger)
NYC, May, 1945
1. 1017Brick's BoogieHot Record Society BF-1000, BF-1050; Mosaic MD6-187
2. 1018K.C. Caboose-
3.The Fried PiperHot Record Society unknown; Mosaic MD6-187
4.So Blue Love-
5.When The Mice Are Away-
6.Helena's Dream-
7.Shufflin' Shoes-
8.Night Wind-
9.Frost On The Moon-
10.Swamp Mist-
* Mosaic MD6-187   Various Artists - The Complete H.R.S. Sessions
* Hot Record Society BF-1000   Brick Fleagle - Brick's Boogie / K.C. Caboose
* Hot Record Society BF-1050   Brick Fleagle - Brick's Boogie / K.C. Caboose

Brick Fleagle's Orchestra

Frank DeMartino, Pee Wee Erwin, Jack Lambert, Robert Sprentall (trumpet) Eddie Anderson, Norman Conley, Chuck Maxon (trombone) James Clifford, Bill Vitale (alto sax) Eddie Lichenstein, Stewie MacKay (tenor sax) John Haluko (baritone sax) Charles Engel (piano) Ralph Tressel (guitar, bass) Francis Palmer (bass) Hal Marquess (drums) Brick Fleagle (arranger)
NYC, July 19 or 25, 1945
1005Double DoghouseHot Record Society HRS 1006; Mosaic MD6-187
1006Pastiche-
1007Same Old SheavesHot Record Society HRS 1005; Mosaic MD6-187
1008A Slight Case Of The Shakes-
* Mosaic MD6-187   Various Artists - The Complete H.R.S. Sessions
* Hot Record Society HRS 1006   Brick Fleagle - Double Doghouse / Pastiche
* Hot Record Society HRS 1005   Brick Fleagle - Same Old Sheaves / A Slight Case Of The Shakes

Sandy Williams' Big Eight

Joe Thomas (trumpet) Sandy Williams (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Harry Carney (baritone sax) Jimmy Jones (piano) Brick Fleagle (guitar) Sid Weiss (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
NYC, November 5, 1945
1009Mountain AirHot Record Society HRS 1007; Allegro 1643; Riverside RLP 12-145; Mosaic MD6-187
1010Sumpin' Jumpin' Around HereHot Record Society HRS 1008; Allegro 1643; Riverside RLP 12-145; Mosaic MD6-187
1011After Hours On Dream Street-
1012Chili Con CarneyHot Record Society HRS 1007; Allegro 1643; Riverside RLP 12-145; Mosaic MD6-187
* Allegro 1643; Ultraphonic 8043; Halo 50229   Various Artists - Jazz All-Stars
* Riverside RLP 12-145; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1724, OJCCD-1724-2   Various Artists - Giants Of Small-Band Swing, Vol. 2
* Mosaic MD6-187   Various Artists - The Complete H.R.S. Sessions
* Hot Record Society HRS 1007   Sandy Williams - Mountain Air / Chili Con Carney
* Hot Record Society HRS 1008   Sandy Williams - Sumpin' Jumpin' Around Here / After Hours On Dream Street

J.C. Higginbotham's Big Eight

Sidney DeParis (trumpet) J.C. Higginbotham (trombone) Tab Smith (alto sax) Cecil Scott (tenor sax) Jimmy Jones (piano) Brick Fleagle (guitar) Billy Taylor (bass) Dave Tough (drums)
NYC, December 21, 1945
1014Dutch TreatHot Record Society HRS 1013; Allegro 1643; Riverside RLP 12-145; Mosaic MD6-187
1015-1A Penny For Your Blues-
* Allegro 1643; Ultraphonic 8043; Halo 50229   Various Artists - Jazz All-Stars
* Riverside RLP 12-145; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1724, OJCCD-1724-2   Various Artists - Giants Of Small-Band Swing, Vol. 2
* Mosaic MD6-187   Various Artists - The Complete H.R.S. Sessions
* Hot Record Society HRS 1013   J.C. Higginbotham - Dutch Treat / A Penny For Your Blues

1946

Baby Dodds Trio

Albert Nicholas (clarinet -1/3) Don Ewell (piano -1/3) Baby Dodds (drums)
NYC, January 6, 1946
1. NY1-AWolverine BluesCircle J 1001; Riverside RLP 12-216
2. NY2Buddy Bolden's BluesCircle J 1039; Riverside RLP 12-216
3. NY3Albert's BluesCircle J 1002; Riverside RLP 12-216
4. NY4Drum Improvisation, No. 1Circle J 1001
5. NY5Drum Improvisation, No. 2Circle J 1039
* Riverside RLP 12-216; London (E) HA-U 2035   Sidney Bechet/Albert Nicholas - Creole Reeds
* Circle J 1001   Baby Dodds - Wolverine Blues / Drum Improvisation, No. 1
= Circle S 17   Baby Dodds
* Circle J 1039   Baby Dodds - Buddy Bolden's Blues / Drum Improvisation, No. 2
= Circle S 17   Baby Dodds
* Circle J 1002   Baby Dodds - Albert's Blues / Don Ewell - Manhattan Stomp
= Circle S 17   Baby Dodds

Sarah Vaughan With John Kirby And His Orchestra

Clarence Brereton (trumpet) Buster Bailey (clarinet) Russell Procope (alto sax) Billy Kyle (piano) John Kirby (bass) Bill Beason (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals)
NYC, January 9, 1946
BL18 | 347 | 1099I'm ScaredCrown 107; Atlantic EP 527, LP 116; Riverside RLP 2511
BL19 | 348 | 1098You Go To My HeadCrown 109; Atlantic 1012, EP 527, LP 116; Riverside RLP 2511
BL20 | 350 | 1097I Can Make You Love MeCrown 118; Atlantic EP 527; Riverside RLP 2511
BL21 | 349 | 1096It Might As Well Be SpringCrown 108; Atlantic 1012, EP 527, LP 116; Riverside RLP 2511
* Atlantic LP 116   Sarah Vaughan Sings
* Riverside RLP 2511   Sarah Vaughan Sings With John Kirby And His Orchestra
* Atlantic EP 527   Sarah Vaughan Sings
* Crown 107   John Kirby - I'm Scared / The Peanut Vendor
* Crown 109   John Kirby - You Go To My Head / Sextet From Lucia
* Crown 118   John Kirby - I Can Make You Love Me / Schubert's Serenade
* Crown 108   John Kirby - It Might As Well Be Spring / Ripples
* Atlantic 1012   Sarah Vaughan - You Go To My Head / It Might As Well Be Spring

Jimmy Jones' Big Eight

Joe Thomas (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Otto Hardwick (alto sax) Ted Nash (tenor sax) Harry Carney (baritone sax) Jimmy Jones (piano) Billy Taylor (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
NYC, January 10, 1946
1021-2Old Juice On The LooseHot Record Society HRS 1014; Allegro 1643; Mosaic MD6-187
1022-2Departure From DixieHot Record Society HRS 1015; Allegro 1643; Riverside RLP 12-144; Mosaic MD6-187
1023-1A Woman's Got A Right To Change Her Mind-
1024-2Muddy MissHot Record Society HRS 1014; Allegro 1643; Mosaic MD6-187
* Allegro 1643; Ultraphonic 8043; Halo 50229   Various Artists - Jazz All-Stars
* Riverside RLP 12-144; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1710, OJCCD-1710-2   Rex Stewart And The Ellingtonians
* Mosaic MD6-187   Various Artists - The Complete H.R.S. Sessions
* Hot Record Society HRS 1014   Jimmy Jones - Muddy Miss / Old Juice On The Loose
* Hot Record Society HRS 1015   Jimmy Jones - Departure From Dixie / A Woman's Got A Right To Change Her Mind

Dizzy Gillespie With Johnny Richards Orchestra

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Al Haig (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Roy Hall (drums) plus 6 strings, 4 woodwinds, a harp, a french horn, Johnny Richards (arranger)
Los Angeles, CA, January or February, 1946
PAR-101-AThe Way You Look Tonight (as Part One)Paramount 101, A-1 (withdrawn); Phoenix Jazz LP 4
PAR-101-BWhy Do I Love You (as Part Two)-
PAR-102-AWho (as Part Three)Paramount 102, A-1 (withdrawn); Phoenix Jazz LP 4
PAR-102-BAll The Things You Are (as Part Four)-
* Phoenix Jazz LP 4   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy's Delight
* Paramount A-1 (withdrawn)   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy Meets Kern
* Paramount 101   Dizzy Gillespie - Part One / Part Two
* Paramount 102   Dizzy Gillespie - Part Three / Part Four

Chippie Hill With Lovie Austin's Blues Serenaders

Lee Collins (trumpet) Lovie Austin (piano -1,2,5,6) Freddy Shayne (piano -3,4) John Lindsay (bass) Baby Dodds (drums) Bertha "Chippie" Hill (vocals)
Chicago, IL, February 5, 1946
1. C1Trouble In Mind BluesCircle J 1003; Riverside RLP 1059
2. C2Careless LoveCircle J 1004; Riverside RLP 1059
3. C4Charleston BluesCircle J 1004; Riverside RLP 1059, RLP 12-121
4. C5How Long BluesCircle J 1003; Riverside RLP 1059
5. C7Around The Clock BluesCircle J 1013; Riverside RLP 1059, RLP 12-113, RLP 12-121
6. C8Nobody Knows You When You're Down And OutRiverside RLP 1059
* Riverside RLP 12-121   Various Artists - Great Blues Singers
* Riverside RLP 12-113   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 3&4: The Blues / New Orleans Style
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Riverside RLP 1059   Chippie Hill Sings The Blues
* Circle J 1003   Chippie Hill - Trouble In Mind Blues / How Long Blues
= Circle S 5   Chippie Hill
* Circle J 1004   Chippie Hill - Careless Love / Charleston Blues
= Circle S 5   Chippie Hill
* Circle J 1013   Chippie Hill - Around The Clock Blues / Black Market Blues
= Circle S 4   Chippie Hill/Hociel Thomas/Montana Taylor - Deep Woods Blues

Don Ewell Duo

Don Ewell (piano) Baby Dodds (drums)
NYC, February 7, 1946
NY6Manhattan StompCircle J 1002
* Circle J 1002   Baby Dodds - Albert's Blues / Don Ewell - Manhattan Stomp
= Circle S 17   Baby Dodds

Babe Mathews With Joe Thomas' Big Six

Joe Thomas (trumpet) Lem Davis (alto sax) Ted Nash (tenor sax) Jimmy Jones (piano) Billy Taylor (bass) Denzil Best (drums) Babe Mathews (vocals)
NYC, February 15, 1946
1025-2No Better For YaHot Record Society HRS 1017; Mosaic MD6-187
1026-1He's Got So Much-
* Mosaic MD6-187   Various Artists - The Complete H.R.S. Sessions
* Hot Record Society HRS 1017   Babe Mathews - No Better For Ya / He's Got So Much

Joe Thomas' Big Six

Joe Thomas (trumpet) Lem Davis (alto sax) Ted Nash (tenor sax) Jimmy Jones (piano) Billy Taylor (bass) Denzil Best (drums)
NYC, February 15, 1946
1027Riff StreetHot Record Society HRS 1016; Riverside RLP 12-145; Mosaic MD6-187
1028-1A Touch Of Blue-
* Riverside RLP 12-145; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1724, OJCCD-1724-2   Various Artists - Giants Of Small-Band Swing, Vol. 2
* Mosaic MD6-187   Various Artists - The Complete H.R.S. Sessions
* Hot Record Society HRS 1016   Joe Thomas - Riff Street / A Touch Of Blue

Original Zenith Brass Band

Avery "Kid" Howard (trumpet) Peter Bocage (trumpet -2/6) Harrison Barnes (baritone horn) Jim Robinson (trombone) Isadore Barbarin (mellophone) George Lewis (clarinet) Joe Howard (tuba) Baby Dodds (snare drum) Lawrence Marrero (bass drum)
New Orleans, LA, February 26, 1946
1. NO1Fidgety FeetCircle J 1007; Riverside RLP 1058, RLP 12-283
2. NO2-AShake It And Break It-
3. NO3Bugle Boy MarchCircle J 1006; Blue Star (F) 156; Riverside RLP 1058, RLP 12-283
4. NO4-ASalutation MarchCircle J 1005; Riverside RLP 1058, RLP 12-283
5. NO5-AIf Ever I Cease To LoveCircle J 1005; Blue Star (F) 156; Riverside RLP 1058, RLP 12-283
6. NO6'Tain't Nobody's Biz-Ness If I DoCircle J 1006; Riverside RLP 1058, RLP 12-283
* Riverside RLP 12-283; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1739, OJCCD-1739-2   George Lewis Of New Orleans
* Riverside RLP 1058   George Lewis With The Original Zenith Brass Band - Traditional New Orleans Marching-Band Style
* Circle J 1007; Esquire (E) 10-172   Original Zenith Brass Band - Fidgety Feet / Shake It And Break It
= Circle S 1   Original Zenith Brass Band
* Circle J 1006; Esquire (E) 10-102   Original Zenith Brass Band - Bugle Boy March / 'Tain't Nobody's Biz-Ness If I Do
= Circle S 1   Original Zenith Brass Band
* Blue Star (F) 156   Original Zenith Brass Band - Bugle Boy March / If Ever I Cease To Love
* Circle J 1005; Esquire (E) 10-101   Original Zenith Brass Band - Salutation March / If Ever I Cease To Love
= Circle S 1   Original Zenith Brass Band

Eclipse Alley Five

Jim Robinson (trombone) George Lewis (clarinet) Lawrence Marrero (banjo) Alcide "Slow Drag" Pavageau (bass) Baby Dodds (drums) Sister Berenice Phillips (vocals -1/3,5,7,9) Harold Lewis (vocals -3,5/7,9)
New Orleans, LA, February 27, 1946
1. NO7I Couldn't Hear Nobody PrayRiverside RLP 12-283
2. NO8Bill BaileyCircle J 1068; Riverside RLP 12-283
3. NO9The Royal TelephoneCircle R 3001; Riverside RLP 12-283
4. NO10Far Away BluesCircle J 1068; Riverside RLP 12-283
5. NO11Wade In The WaterCircle unissued
6. NO12I Just Can't Keep It To Myself AloneRiverside RLP 12-283
7. NO13God Leads His Dear Children AlongCircle R 3001; Riverside RLP 12-283
8. NO14Bucket's Got A Hole In ItCircle J 1012
9. NO15Angel Got Two WingsCircle unissued
10. NO16Girls All Love The Way I DriveCircle J 1012
* Riverside RLP 12-283; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1739, OJCCD-1739-2   George Lewis Of New Orleans
* Circle J 1068   Eclipse Alley Five - Bill Bailey / Far Away Blues
= Circle S 26   The Eclipse Alley Five
* Circle R 3001   Eclipse Alley Five - The Royal Telephone / God Leads His Dear Children Along
* Circle J 1012   Eclipse Alley Five - Bucket's Got A Hole In It / Girls All Love The Way I Drive
= Circle S 26   The Eclipse Alley Five

Harry Carney's Big Eight

Joe Thomas (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Otto Hardwick (alto sax) Ted Nash (tenor sax, violin) Harry Carney (baritone sax, bass clarinet) Jimmy Jones (piano) Billy Taylor (bass) Jimmy Crawford (drums)
NYC, March 18, 1946
1029-3Minor MirageHot Record Society HRS 1020; Allegro 1643; Mosaic MD6-187
1030-2Jamaica RumbleHot Record Society HRS 1021; Mosaic MD6-187
1031-1Shadowy Sands (alternate take)Mosaic MD6-187
1031-4Shadowy SandsHot Record Society HRS 1021; Mosaic MD6-187
1032-2Candy CaneHot Record Society HRS 1020; Allegro 1643; Mosaic MD6-187
* Allegro 1643; Ultraphonic 8043; Halo 50229   Various Artists - Jazz All-Stars
* Mosaic MD6-187   Various Artists - The Complete H.R.S. Sessions
* Hot Record Society HRS 1020   Harry Carney - Minor Mirage / Candy Cane
* Hot Record Society HRS 1021   Harry Carney - Jamaica Rumble / Shadowy Sands

Dickie Wells' Big Seven

George Treadwell (trumpet) Dicky Wells (trombone) Budd Johnson (tenor sax) Cecil Scott (baritone sax) Jimmy Jones (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Jimmy Crawford (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals -1)
NYC, March 21, 1946
1. 1033-1We're ThroughHot Record Society HRS 1019; Aladdin 3019; Atlantic LP 116; Mosaic MD6-187
2. 1034-2Bed RockHot Record Society HRS 1019; Aladdin 3019; Riverside RLP 12-145; Mosaic MD6-187
3. 1035Opera In BlueHot Record Society HRS 1018; Riverside RLP 12-143; Mosaic MD6-187
4. 1036-1Drag Nasty (The Walk)-
* Riverside RLP 12-145; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1724, OJCCD-1724-2   Various Artists - Giants Of Small-Band Swing, Vol. 2
* Riverside RLP 12-143; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1723, OJCCD-1723-2   Various Artists - Giants Of Small-Band Swing, Vol. 1
* Mosaic MD6-187   Various Artists - The Complete H.R.S. Sessions
* Atlantic LP 116   Sarah Vaughan Sings
* Hot Record Society HRS 1019   Dickie Wells - Bed Rock / We're Through
* Aladdin 3019   Dickie Wells - We're Through / Bed Rock
* Hot Record Society HRS 1018   Dickie Wells - Opera In Blue / Drag Nasty (The Walk)

The Scarsdale Jazz Band

Johnny Glasel (cornet) Ed Hubble (trombone) Bob Wilber (soprano sax) Dick Wellstood (piano) Jeff Stewart (guitar) Charlie Treager (bass) Jim Gribbon (drums -1,3) Ed Phyfe (drums -2)
NYC, April 11, 1946
1.Weary BluesRiverside RLP 2501
2.China Boy-
3.Mixed Salad-
* Riverside RLP 2501   Bob Wilber's Wildcats, Vol. 1 - Young Men With Horns

Chippie Hill

Montana Taylor (piano) Almond Leonard (washboard, kazoo) Bertha "Chippie" Hill (vocals)
Chicago, IL, April 18, 1946
C9Worried Jailhouse BluesCircle J 1067; Riverside RLP 1059
C10Black Market BluesCircle J 1013
C13Mistreatin' Mr. DupreeCircle J 1067; Riverside RLP 1059
* Riverside RLP 1059   Chippie Hill Sings The Blues
* Circle J 1067   Chippie Hill - Worried Jailhouse Blues / Mistreatin' Mr. Dupree
* Circle J 1013   Chippie Hill - Around The Clock Blues / Black Market Blues
= Circle S 4   Chippie Hill/Hociel Thomas/Montana Taylor - Deep Woods Blues

Montana Taylor

Montana Taylor (piano, vocals, whistling) Almond Leonard (washboard -4)
Chicago, IL, April 18, 1946
1. C11-BLow Down Boogieunissued
2. C11-C-Circle J 1009; Riverside RLP 12-152
3. C12Toot Your Whistleunissued
4. C16-1Sweet Sue, Just YouCircle J 1010
5. C17-1In The BottomCircle J 1008; Riverside RLP 12-152
6. C18-1Rotten Break BluesCircle J 1015; Riverside RLP 12-152
7. C19I Can't SleepCircle J 1009; Riverside RLP 12-152
* Riverside RLP 12-152   Montana Taylor - Low-Down Piano
* Circle J 1009   Montana Taylor - Low Down Boogie / I Can't Sleep
= Circle S 2   Montana Taylor
* Circle J 1010   Montana Taylor - Sweet Sue, Just You / 'Fo Day Blues
= Circle S 2   Montana Taylor
* Circle J 1008   Montana Taylor - In The Bottom / Indiana Avenue Stomp
= Circle S 2   Montana Taylor
* Circle J 1015   Montana Taylor - Rotten Break Blues / Montono Blues
= Circle S 4   Chippie Hill/Hociel Thomas/Montana Taylor - Deep Woods Blues

Montana Taylor

Montana Taylor (piano, vocals)
Chicago, IL, April 19, 1946
C31Montana FiveCircle unissued
C32Memphis Four O'Clock-
C33-1'Fo Day BluesCircle J 1010
C34Detroit RocksCircle unissued
C35-1Indiana Avenue StompCircle J 1008; Riverside RLP 12-152
C36-1Montono BluesCircle J 1015; Riverside RLP 12-152
C37Rag Alley RagCircle unissued
(rest unknown titles)Riverside RLP 12-152
* Riverside RLP 12-152   Montana Taylor - Low-Down Piano
* Circle J 1010   Montana Taylor - Sweet Sue, Just You / 'Fo Day Blues
= Circle S 2   Montana Taylor
* Circle J 1008   Montana Taylor - In The Bottom / Indiana Avenue Stomp
= Circle S 2   Montana Taylor
* Circle J 1015   Montana Taylor - Rotten Break Blues / Montono Blues
= Circle S 4   Chippie Hill/Hociel Thomas/Montana Taylor - Deep Woods Blues

Luckey Roberts Solo

Luckey Roberts (piano)
NYC, May 22, 1946
NY7-CThe Railroad BluesCircle J 1026; Riverside RLP 1056
NY8-ERipples Of The NileCircle J 1028; Riverside RLP 1056
NY9-BPork And BeansCircle J 1027; Riverside RLP 1056
NY10Shy And SlyCircle J 1028; Riverside RLP 1056
NY11Music Box RagCircle J 1027; Riverside RLP 1056
NY12Junk Man RagCircle J 1026; Riverside RLP 1056
* Riverside RLP 1056   James P. Johnson/Luckey Roberts - Harlem Rent Party
* Circle J 1026   Luckey Roberts - The Railroad Blues / Junk Man Rag
= Circle S 12   Luckey Roberts
* Circle J 1028   Luckey Roberts - Ripples Of The Nile / Shy And Sly
= Circle S 12   Luckey Roberts
* Circle J 1027   Luckey Roberts - Pork And Beans / Music Box Rag
= Circle S 12   Luckey Roberts

Sandy Williams' Big Eight

Pee Wee Erwin (trumpet) Sandy Williams (trombone) Tab Smith (alto sax) Cecil Scott (baritone, tenor sax) Jimmy Jones (piano, celeste) Brick Fleagle (guitar) Sid Weiss (bass) Denzil Best (drums)
NYC, June 3, 1946
1037-4Tea For MeHot Record Society HRS 1022; Riverside RLP 12-143; Mosaic MD6-187
1038-4 | 802Frost On The Moon (as Moon Dream)Hot Record Society HRS 1023; Atlantic 961; Mosaic MD6-187
1039-1Sam-PanHot Record Society HRS 1023; Mosaic MD6-187
1039-2Sam-Pan (alternate take)Mosaic MD6-187
1040-1Sandy's Blues (alternate take)-
1040-2Sandy's BluesHot Record Society HRS 1022; Riverside RLP 12-143; Mosaic MD6-187
1041-2Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To YouHot Record Society HRS 1029; Riverside RLP 12-145; Mosaic MD6-187
* Riverside RLP 12-143; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1723, OJCCD-1723-2   Various Artists - Giants Of Small-Band Swing, Vol. 1
* Riverside RLP 12-145; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1724, OJCCD-1724-2   Various Artists - Giants Of Small-Band Swing, Vol. 2
* Mosaic MD6-187   Various Artists - The Complete H.R.S. Sessions
* Hot Record Society HRS 1022   Sandy Williams - Tea For Me / Sandy's Blues
* Hot Record Society HRS 1023   Sandy Williams - Frost On The Moon / Sam-Pan
* Atlantic 961   Tab Smith - Echo Blues / Moon Dream
* Hot Record Society HRS 1029   Sandy Williams - Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You / Buck Clayton - I Want A Little Girl

Dan And His Skiffle Boys

Dan Burley (piano, vocals) Brownie McGhee, Sticks McGhee (guitar -1/6,8/10) Pops Foster (bass)
NYC, June 11, 1946
1. NY13-ABig Cat, Little CatCircle J 1021; Rent Party Piano RPP 1002
2. NY14-AShotgun House RagCircle J 1022; Rent Party Piano RPP 1002
3. NY15-ALake Front Blues-
4. NY16Fishtail Bluesunissued
5. NY17-AThree Flights UpCircle J 1021; Rent Party Piano RPP 1002
6. NY18Hersal's Ratsunissued
7. NY19Dusty Bottom BluesCircle J 1020; Rent Party Piano RPP 1002
8. NY2031st Street Bluesunissued
9. NY21Landlady's Night-
10. NY22South Side ShakeCircle J 1020; Rent Party Piano RPP 1002
* Circle J 1021   Dan Burley - Big Cat, Little Cat / Three Flights Up
= Circle S 3   Dan Burley
* Circle J 1022   Dan Burley - Shotgun House Rag / Lake Front Blues
= Circle S 3   Dan Burley
* Circle J 1020   Dan Burley - Dusty Bottom Blues / South Side Shake
= Circle S 3   Dan Burley
* Rent Party Piano RPP 1002   Dan And His Skiffle Boys (no details)

Buck Clayton's Big Four

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Scoville Brown (clarinet) Tiny Grimes (guitar) Sid Weiss (bass)
NYC, June 26, 1946
1042-4Dawn DanceHot Record Society HRS 1024; Riverside RLP 12-142; Mosaic MD6-187
1043-3Well-A-Poppin'Hot Record Society HRS 1025; Riverside RLP 12-142; Mosaic MD6-187
1044-2On The Sunny Side Of The StreetHot Record Society HRS 1026, HRS 1051; Mosaic MD6-187
1045-2It's DizzyHot Record Society HRS 1024; Riverside RLP 12-142; Mosaic MD6-187
1046-1Basie's Morning Bluesicale (alternate take)Mosaic MD6-187
1046-2Basie's Morning BluesicaleHot Record Society HRS 1025; Riverside RLP 12-142; Mosaic MD6-187
* Riverside RLP 12-142; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1709, OJCCD-1709-2   The Classic Swing Of Buck Clayton
* Mosaic MD6-187   Various Artists - The Complete H.R.S. Sessions
* Hot Record Society HRS 1024   Buck Clayton - Dawn Dance / It's Dizzy
* Hot Record Society HRS 1025   Buck Clayton - Well-A-Poppin' / Basie's Morning Bluesicale
* Hot Record Society HRS 1026   Buck Clayton - On The Sunny Side Of The Street / I Know That You Know
* Hot Record Society HRS 1051   Buck Clayton - On The Sunny Side Of The Street / Jack Teagarden - Shine

Buck Clayton's Big Eight

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Dicky Wells, Trummy Young (trombone) George Johnson (alto sax) Billy Taylor (piano, celeste) Brick Fleagle (guitar) Al McKibbon (bass) Jimmy Crawford (drums)
NYC, July 24, 1946
1047-4Saratoga Special (alternate take)Mosaic MD6-187
1047-6Saratoga SpecialHot Record Society HRS 1027; Allegro 1643; Mosaic MD6-187
1048-3Sentimental SummerHot Record Society HRS 1027; Allegro 1643; Riverside RLP 12-142; Mosaic MD6-187
1049-3Harlem Cradle Song (alternate take)Mosaic MD6-187
1049-5Harlem Cradle SongHot Record Society HRS 1028; Allegro 1643; Riverside RLP 12-142; Mosaic MD6-187
1050-2My Good Man Sam-
1051-3I Want A Little GirlHot Record Society HRS 1029; Riverside RLP 12-142; Mosaic MD6-187
* Allegro 1643; Ultraphonic 8043; Halo 50229   Various Artists - Jazz All-Stars
* Riverside RLP 12-142; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1709, OJCCD-1709-2   The Classic Swing Of Buck Clayton
* Mosaic MD6-187   Various Artists - The Complete H.R.S. Sessions
* Hot Record Society HRS 1027   Buck Clayton - Saratoga Special / Sentimental Summer
* Hot Record Society HRS 1028   Buck Clayton - Harlem Cradle Song / My Good Man Sam
* Hot Record Society HRS 1029   Sandy Williams - Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You / Buck Clayton - I Want A Little Girl

Hociel Thomas / Mutt Carey

Mutt Carey (trumpet -1/5,7) Hociel Thomas (piano, vocals)
San Francisco, CA, August 30, 1946
1. SF1-AGambler's DreamRiverside RLP 1042, RLP 12-153
2. SF2Muddy Water BluesRiverside RLP 1042
3. SF3Go Down SunshineCircle J 1014; Riverside RLP 1042, RLP 12-121
4. SF4Advice BluesRiverside RLP 1042
5. SF5Barrel House Man-
6. SF6Tebo's Texas BoogieCircle J 1014; Riverside RLP 1042
7. SF7Nobody Knows You (When You're Down And Out)Riverside RLP 1042
* Riverside RLP 12-153   Various Artists - Piano, Brass And Blues
* Riverside RLP 12-121   Various Artists - Great Blues Singers
* Riverside RLP 1042   Mutt Carey Plays The Blues
* Circle J 1014   Hociel Thomas - Go Down Sunshine / Tebo's Texas Boogie
= Circle S 4   Chippie Hill/Hociel Thomas/Montana Taylor - Deep Woods Blues

John Kirby And His Orchestra

George Taitt (trumpet) Buster Bailey (clarinet) Hilton Jefferson (alto sax) Hank Jones (piano) John Kirby (bass) Bill Beason (drums)
NYC, September 3, 1946
BL22RipplesCrown 108; Riverside RLP 2511
BL23The Peanut VendorCrown 107; Riverside RLP 2511
BL24Schubert's SerenadeCrown 118; Riverside RLP 2511
BL25Sextet From LuciaCrown 109; Riverside RLP 2511
* Riverside RLP 2511   Sarah Vaughan Sings With John Kirby And His Orchestra
* Crown 108   John Kirby - It Might As Well Be Spring / Ripples
* Crown 107   John Kirby - I'm Scared / The Peanut Vendor
* Crown 118   John Kirby - I Can Make You Love Me / Schubert's Serenade
* Crown 109   John Kirby - You Go To My Head / Sextet From Lucia

Trummy Young's Big Seven

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Trummy Young (trombone) Buster Bailey (clarinet) George Johnson (alto sax) Jimmy Jones (piano) John Levy (bass) Cozy Cole (drums)
NYC, September 3, 1946
1052-3Fruitie Cuties (alternate take)Mosaic MD6-187
1052-4Fruitie CutiesHot Record Society HRS 1030; Riverside RLP 12-142; Mosaic MD6-187
1053-2Blues Triste-
1053-3Blues Triste (alternate take)Mosaic MD6-187
1054-3Johnson RockHot Record Society HRS 1031; Riverside RLP 12-142; Mosaic MD6-187
1055-2Lucky Draw-
* Riverside RLP 12-142; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1709, OJCCD-1709-2   The Classic Swing Of Buck Clayton
* Mosaic MD6-187   Various Artists - The Complete H.R.S. Sessions
* Hot Record Society HRS 1030   Trummy Young - Fruitie Cuties / Blues Triste
* Hot Record Society HRS 1031   Trummy Young - Johnson Rock / Lucky Draw

Billy Kyle's Big Eight

Dick Vance (trumpet) Trummy Young (trombone, vocals) Buster Bailey (clarinet) Lem Davis (alto sax) John Hardee (tenor sax) Billy Kyle (piano) John Simmons (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, September 11, 1946
1056-3H.R.S. BounceHot Record Society HRS 1032; Riverside RLP 12-143; Mosaic MD6-187
1057-1Ooh Baby, You Knock Me OutHot Record Society HRS 1033; Mosaic MD6-187
1058-2Date For Eight (alternate take)Mosaic MD6-187
1058-3Date For EightHot Record Society HRS 1033; Mosaic MD6-187
1059-3Contemporary BluesHot Record Society HRS 1032; Riverside RLP 12-143; Mosaic MD6-187
* Riverside RLP 12-143; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1723, OJCCD-1723-2   Various Artists - Giants Of Small-Band Swing, Vol. 1
* Mosaic MD6-187   Various Artists - The Complete H.R.S. Sessions
* Hot Record Society HRS 1032   Billy Kyle - H.R.S. Bounce / Contemporary Blues
* Hot Record Society HRS 1033   Billy Kyle - Ooh Baby, You Knock Me Out / Date For Eight

Russell Procope's Big Six

Shorty Baker (trumpet) Russell Procope (alto sax) John Hardee (tenor sax) Billy Kyle (piano) John Simmons (bass) Denzil Best (drums)
NYC, fall 1946
1060Bottle ItHot Record Society HRS 1035; Riverside RLP 12-143; Mosaic MD6-187
1061Denzil's BestHot Record Society HRS 1034; Riverside RLP 12-143; Mosaic MD6-187
1062Right Foot, Then Left Foot-
1063Four Wheel DriveHot Record Society HRS 1035; Riverside RLP 12-143; Mosaic MD6-187
* Riverside RLP 12-143; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1723, OJCCD-1723-2   Various Artists - Giants Of Small-Band Swing, Vol. 1
* Mosaic MD6-187   Various Artists - The Complete H.R.S. Sessions
* Hot Record Society HRS 1035   Russell Procope - Bottle It / Four Wheel Drive
* Hot Record Society HRS 1034   Russell Procope - Denzil's Best / Right Foot, Then Left Foot

1947

The All Star Stompers

Muggsy Spanier (cornet) George Brunis (trombone, vocals) Albert Nicholas (clarinet) Luckey Roberts (piano) Danny Barker (guitar) Cyrus St. Clair (sousaphone) Baby Dodds (drums)
radio broadcast, "This Is Jazz", WOR Studios, NYC, February 8, 1947
CL57Muskrat RambleCircle L 423; Riverside RLP 12-116; Vogue (E) EPV 1215; Gazell (Swd) 1025; Blue Star (F) BLP 6822; Jazzology J-33, JCD 1025/1026
Tin Roof BluesCircle L 423; Vogue (E) EPV 1237; Storyville (D) A 45074; Jazzology J-33, JCD 1025/1026
Clarinet MarmaladeJazzology JCD 1025/1026
Rose Room-
Ripples Of The Nile-
Up A Lazy RiverJazzology J-33, JCD 1025/1026
* Riverside RLP 12-116   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 9&10: New York Style / New Orleans Revival
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Jazzology J-33   Muggsy Spanier
* Jazzology JCD 1025/1026   This Is Jazz - The Historic Broadcasts Of Rudi Blesh, Vol. 1
* Circle L 423; Vogue (E) LDE 015   Muggsy Spanier Broadcasts: This Is Jazz
* Blue Star (F) BLP 6822   Muggsy Spanier
* Vogue (E) EPV 1215; Storyville (D) SEP 500   Muggsy Spanier Broadcasts: This Is Jazz
= Gazell (Swd) GEP 2   Muggsy Spanier's Dixieland Band
* Vogue (E) EPV 1237; Storyville (D) SEP 501   Muggsy Spanier Broadcasts: This Is Jazz
* Storyville (D) A 45074; Gazell (Swd) 1024   Muggsy Spanier - Tin Roof Blues / Bugle Call Rag
* Gazell (Swd) 1025   Muggsy Spanier - Muskrat Ramble / Panama

The All Star Stompers + Sidney Bechet

Muggsy Spanier (cornet) George Brunis (trombone, vocals) Albert Nicholas (clarinet) James P. Johnson (piano) Danny Barker (guitar) Pops Foster (bass) Baby Dodds (drums) with guest: Sidney Bechet (soprano sax)
radio broadcast, "This Is Jazz", WOR Studios, NYC, March 1, 1947
That's A PlentyCircle L 423; Rhapsody (E) RHA 6037; Jazzology JCD 1025/1026
Baby, Won't You Please Come HomeRiverside RLP 12-139; Good Time Jazz L 12064; Rhapsody (E) RHA 6037; Jazzology JCD 1025/1026
I Know That You KnowRhapsody (E) RHA 6037; Jazzology JCD 1025/1026
Blues ImprovisationRiverside RLP 12-139; Good Time Jazz L 12064; Rhapsody (E) RHA 6037; Jazzology JCD 1025/1026
CharlestonRiverside RLP 12-149; Jazzology J-35; Rhapsody (E) RHA 6037; Jazzology JCD 1025/1026
* Rhapsody (E) RHA 6037   This Is Jazz Broadcasts, Vol. 2
* Riverside RLP 12-139   Sidney Bechet In Memoriam, Vol. 2
* Good Time Jazz L 12064, GTJCD-12064-2   Sidney Bechet - Up A Lazy River
* Riverside RLP 12-149   Sidney Bechet - Bechet
* Jazzology J-35   The Genius Of Sidney Bechet
* Jazzology JCD 1025/1026   This Is Jazz - The Historic Broadcasts Of Rudi Blesh, Vol. 1
* Circle L 423; Vogue (E) LDE 015   Muggsy Spanier Broadcasts: This Is Jazz

The All Star Stompers + Sidney Bechet

Muggsy Spanier (cornet) George Brunis (trombone, vocals) Albert Nicholas (clarinet) Art Hodes (piano) Danny Barker (guitar) Pops Foster (bass) Baby Dodds (drums) with guest: Sidney Bechet (soprano sax)
radio broadcast, "This Is Jazz", WOR Studios, NYC, March 24, 1947
SensationRiverside RLP 12-149; Jazzology J-35; Rarities (D) 35
You're Some Pretty Doll (Ugly Chile)Rarities (D) 35
Twelfth Street Rag-
Buddy Bolden's Blues-
Black And BlueRiverside RLP 12-149; Jazzology J-35; Rarities (D) 35
Summertime-
Farewell BluesRarities (D) 35
* Riverside RLP 12-149   Sidney Bechet - Bechet
* Jazzology J-35   The Genius Of Sidney Bechet
* Rarities (D) 35   This Is Jazz, Vol. 2

Chocolate Williams With Brick Fleagle's Rhythmakers

Rex Stewart (cornet) Billy Taylor (piano) Brick Fleagle (guitar) Chocolate Williams (bass, vocals) Jimmy Crawford (drums)
NYC, May 5, 1947
1064-1They'll Do It Every TimeHot Record Society HRS 1036; Mosaic MD6-187
1065-4On You, It Looks Good-
* Mosaic MD6-187   Various Artists - The Complete H.R.S. Sessions
* Hot Record Society HRS 1036   Chocolate Williams - They'll Do It Every Time / On You, It Looks Good

Brick Fleagle's Rhythmakers

Rex Stewart (cornet) Billy Taylor (piano) Brick Fleagle (guitar) Chocolate Williams (bass, vocals) Jimmy Crawford (drums): same session
NYC, May 5, 1947
1066-2Wig Wham Blues (aka Green Light)Hot Record Society HRS 1037; Mosaic MD6-187
1067-2Blue Stew (aka Jive Junction)-
* Mosaic MD6-187   Various Artists - The Complete H.R.S. Sessions
* Hot Record Society HRS 1037   Brick Fleagle - Wig Wham Blues / Blue Stew

The All Star Stompers + Sidney Bechet

Wild Bill Davison (cornet) George Brunis (trombone, vocals) Albert Nicholas (clarinet) James P. Johnson (piano) Danny Barker (guitar) Pops Foster (bass) Freddie Moore (drums) with guest: Sidney Bechet (soprano sax)
radio broadcast, "This Is Jazz", WOR Studios, NYC, May 24, 1947
I'm Crazy 'Bout My BabyPumpkin Productions 117
Wild Cat BluesRiverside RLP 12-149; Jazzology J-35
Squeeze MeStoryville (D) SLP 4068
Ain't Misbehavin'Riverside RLP 12-149; Jazzology J-35
Chocolate BarPumpkin Productions 117
Blue Turning Grey Over YouRiverside RLP 12-149; Jazzology J-35
I've Got A Feeling I'm FallingStoryville (D) SLP 4068
Honeysuckle RoseJazzology JCD 1031/1032
* Pumpkin Productions 117   James P. Johnson - Ain'tcha Got Music
* Riverside RLP 12-149   Sidney Bechet - Bechet
* Jazzology J-35   The Genius Of Sidney Bechet
* Storyville (D) SLP 4068   Albert Nicholas With The All Star Stompers - This Is Jazz, Vol. 2
* Jazzology JCD 1031/1032   This Is Jazz - The Historic Broadcasts Of Rudi Blesh, Vol. 4

James P. Johnson Solo

James P. Johnson (piano)
NYC, June 5, 1947
NY29Daintiness RagRiverside RLP 1056
NY30Mama And Papa Blues-
NY31Ain't Cha Got Music-
NY32I'm Crazy 'Bout My Baby-
NY33Old Fashioned Love-
NY34Wild Cat Rag-
* Riverside RLP 1056   James P. Johnson/Luckey Roberts - Harlem Rent Party

Nick And His Creole Serenaders

Albert Nicholas (clarinet, vocals) James P. Johnson (piano) Danny Barker (guitar, vocals) Pops Foster (bass)
NYC, June 12, 1947
NY35-BSalee Dame (as Mo Pas Lemme Ca)Circle J 1018; Riverside RLP 12-216
NY36Mo Pas Lemme Ca (as Salee Dame, Bonjour)-
NY37Les OignonsCircle J 1019; Riverside RLP 12-216
NY38Creole BluesCircle J 1019
Danny's Banjo Bluesunissued
* Riverside RLP 12-216; London (E) HA-U 2035   Sidney Bechet/Albert Nicholas - Creole Reeds
* Circle J 1018   Albert Nicholas - Mo Pas Lemme Ca / Salee Dame
= Circle S 13   Albert Nicholas - Jazz A La Creole
* Circle J 1019   Albert Nicholas - Les Oignons / Creole Blues
= Circle S 13   Albert Nicholas - Jazz A La Creole

The All Star Stompers

Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Jimmy Archey (trombone) Albert Nicholas (clarinet) James P. Johnson (piano) Danny Barker (guitar) Pops Foster (bass) Baby Dodds (drums)
radio broadcast, "This Is Jazz", WOR Studios, NYC, June 21, 1947
PanamaStoryville (D) SLP 4067; Manhattan (It) MAN 504
Trombone Preaching BluesRiverside RLP 2514, S 1; Manhattan (It) MAN 504; Jazzology JCD 42
Ain't Cha Got MusicPumpkin Productions 117; Manhattan (It) MAN 504
Sensation RagStoryville (D) SLP 4067; Manhattan (It) MAN 504
When It's Sleepy Time Down South-
St. Louis BluesCircle J 1041, L 402; Riverside RLP 12-211; Blue Star (F) 159; Manhattan (It) MAN 504; Jazzology JCD 42
* Storyville (D) SLP 4067   Wild Bill Davison With The All Star Stompers - This Is Jazz, Vol. 1
* Manhattan (It) MAN 504   This Is Jazz!, Vol. 2
* Riverside S 1   Various Artists - Riverside Dixieland Sampler
* Pumpkin Productions 117   James P. Johnson - Ain'tcha Got Music
* Riverside RLP 12-211; London (E) LTZ-U.5068   Wild Bill Davison - Sweet And Hot
* Jazzology JCD 42   Wild Bill Davison And His All Star Stompers - This Is Jazz
* Riverside RLP 2514   Wild Bill Davison Featured With The All Star Stompers
* Circle L 402   The All Star Stompers - This Is Jazz
= Vogue (E) LDE 020; Blue Star (F) BLP 6803   Wild Bill Davison Broadcasts: This Is Jazz
* Circle J 1041   This Is Jazz - St. Louis Blues / Avalon
= Circle S 15   This Is Jazz, Vol. 3
* Blue Star (F) 159   This Is Jazz - St. Louis Blues / Can't We Be Friends

Billy Taylor Quartet

Billy Taylor (piano, vocals) John Collins (guitar) John Levy (bass) Denzil Best (drums)
NYC, circa June, 1947
1068-2Well Taylor-EdHot Record Society HRS 1039; Mosaic MD6-187
1069-1I Don't Ask Questions, I Just Have Fun (alternate take)Mosaic MD6-187
1069-2I Don't Ask Questions, I Just Have FunHot Record Society HRS 1038; Mosaic MD6-187
1070-3So You Think You're CuteHot Record Society HRS 1039; Mosaic MD6-187
1071-2Twinkle ToesHot Record Society HRS 1038; Mosaic MD6-187
* Mosaic MD6-187   Various Artists - The Complete H.R.S. Sessions
* Hot Record Society HRS 1039   Billy Taylor - Well Taylor-Ed / So You Think You're Cute
* Hot Record Society HRS 1038   Billy Taylor - I Don't Ask Questions, I Just Have Fun / Twinkle Toes

The All Star Stompers + Chippie Hill

Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Jimmy Archey (trombone) Albert Nicholas (clarinet) Ralph Sutton (piano) Danny Barker (guitar) Pops Foster (bass) Johnny Blowers (drums) with guest: Bertha "Chippie" Hill (vocals)
radio broadcast, "This Is Jazz", WOR Studios, NYC, July 5, 1947
RosettaStoryville (D) SLP 4067
Save It, Pretty MamaCircle unissued
How Long BluesStoryville (D) SLP 4067; Queen-disc (It) Q-048
Skeleton JangleStoryville (D) SLP 4067
Careless LoveStoryville (D) SLP 4067; Queen-disc (It) Q-048
Dill PicklesStoryville (D) SLP 4067
ShimmeshawabbleCircle J 1040, L 402; Riverside RLP 12-211; Jazzology JCD 42
* Storyville (D) SLP 4067   Wild Bill Davison With The All Star Stompers - This Is Jazz, Vol. 1
* Queen-disc (It) Q-048   Ida Cox And Her All-Star Band 1939-1940 / Bertha Chippie Hill And The All-Star Stompers 1947
* Riverside RLP 12-211; London (E) LTZ-U.5068   Wild Bill Davison - Sweet And Hot
* Jazzology JCD 42   Wild Bill Davison And His All Star Stompers - This Is Jazz
* Circle L 402   The All Star Stompers - This Is Jazz
= Vogue (E) LDE 020; Blue Star (F) BLP 6803   Wild Bill Davison Broadcasts: This Is Jazz
* Circle J 1040   This Is Jazz - Shimmeshawabble / Swinging Down The Lane
= Circle S 15   This Is Jazz, Vol. 3

The All Star Stompers + Sidney Bechet

Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Jimmy Archey (trombone) Albert Nicholas (clarinet) Joe Sullivan (piano) Danny Barker (guitar) Pops Foster (bass) Baby Dodds (drums) with guest: Sidney Bechet (soprano sax)
radio broadcast, "This Is Jazz", WOR Studios, NYC, July 12, 1947
Alexander's Ragtime BandCircle unissued
SugarRiverside RLP 12-149; Jazzology J-35
There'll Be Some Changes MadeStoryville (D) SLP 4068
Dear Old SouthlandRiverside RLP 12-149; Jazzology J-35
Albert's BluesStoryville (D) SLP 4068
Clarinet Marmalade-
* Riverside RLP 12-149   Sidney Bechet - Bechet
* Jazzology J-35   The Genius Of Sidney Bechet
* Storyville (D) SLP 4068   Albert Nicholas With The All Star Stompers - This Is Jazz, Vol. 2

The All Star Stompers + Chippie Hill

Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Jimmy Archey (trombone) Albert Nicholas (clarinet) Ralph Sutton (piano) Danny Barker (guitar) Pops Foster (bass) Baby Dodds (drums) with guest: Bertha "Chippie" Hill (vocals)
radio broadcast, "This Is Jazz", WOR Studios, NYC, July 26, 1947
NY43EccentricCircle J 1023, L 402; Riverside RLP 2514, RLP 12-116; Esquire (E) 10-110; Jazzology JCD 42
Tishomingo BluesCircle J 1023, R 3004, L 402; Riverside RLP 2514; Jazzology JCD 42
Hotter Than ThatCircle J 1025, R 3003, L 402; Riverside RLP 12-211; Jazzology JCD 42
Don't Leave Me Daddyunissued
Big Butter And Egg ManCircle J 1024, R 3003, L 402; Queen-disc (It) Q-048; Jazzology JCD 42
Baby, Won't You Please Come HomeCircle J 1024, L 402; Esquire (E) 10-110; Queen-disc (It) Q-048; Jazzology JCD 42
SensationCircle J 1025, R 3004, L 402; Jazzology JCD 42
* Riverside RLP 12-116   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 9&10: New York Style / New Orleans Revival
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Riverside RLP 12-211; London (E) LTZ-U.5068   Wild Bill Davison - Sweet And Hot
* Queen-disc (It) Q-048   Ida Cox And Her All-Star Band 1939-1940 / Bertha Chippie Hill And The All-Star Stompers 1947
* Jazzology JCD 42   Wild Bill Davison And His All Star Stompers - This Is Jazz
* Circle L 402   The All Star Stompers - This Is Jazz
= Vogue (E) LDE 020; Blue Star (F) BLP 6803   Wild Bill Davison Broadcasts: This Is Jazz
* Riverside RLP 2514   Wild Bill Davison Featured With The All Star Stompers
* Circle J 1023   This Is Jazz - Eccentric / Tishomingo Blues
= Circle S 7   This Is Jazz, Vol. 1
* Esquire (E) 10-110   This Is Jazz - Eccentric / Baby, Won't You Please Come Home
* Circle R 3004; Esquire (E) 10-030; Blue Star (F) 196; Gazell (Swd) 1018   This Is Jazz - Tishomingo Blues / Sensation
* Circle J 1025   This Is Jazz - Hotter Than That / Sensation
= Circle S 7   This Is Jazz, Vol. 1
* Circle R 3003; Esquire (E) 10-039; Blue Star (F) 195; Gazell (Swd) 1016   This Is Jazz - Hotter Than That / Big Butter And Egg Man
* Circle J 1024   This Is Jazz - Big Butter And Egg Man / Baby, Won't You Please Come Home
= Circle S 7   This Is Jazz, Vol. 1

Rex Stewart's Big Four

Rex Stewart (cornet) Billy Kyle (piano) John Levy (bass) Cozy Cole (drums)
NYC, circa July, 1947
1072-2Flim-FlamHot Record Society HRS 1041; Riverside RLP 12-144; Mosaic MD6-187
1073-2Blues Kicked The BucketHot Record Society HRS 1040; Riverside RLP 12-144; Mosaic MD6-187
1074-1Madeline-
1074-3Madeline (alternate take)Mosaic MD6-187
1075-2Loopin' LoboHot Record Society HRS 1041; Riverside RLP 12-144; Mosaic MD6-187
* Riverside RLP 12-144; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1710, OJCCD-1710-2   Rex Stewart And The Ellingtonians
* Mosaic MD6-187   Various Artists - The Complete H.R.S. Sessions
* Hot Record Society HRS 1041   Rex Stewart - Flim-Flam / Loopin' Lobo
* Hot Record Society HRS 1040   Rex Stewart - Blues Kicked The Bucket / Madeline

The All Star Stompers + Sidney Bechet

Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Jimmy Archey (trombone) Albert Nicholas (clarinet) Ralph Sutton (piano) Danny Barker (guitar) Pops Foster (bass) Baby Dodds (drums) with guest: Sidney Bechet (soprano sax)
radio broadcast, "This Is Jazz", WOR Studios, NYC, August 2, 1947
NY70I Never KnewCircle J 1042; Riverside RLP 12-216, RLP 12-139; Jazzology JCD 42
DardanellaCircle L 405; Riverside RLP 12-216, RLP 12-139; Jazzology JCD 42
China BoyCircle unissued
Love For SaleRiverside RLP 12-149; Jazzology J-35
Dear Old GirlStoryville (D) SLP 4068
Wolverine Blues-
California, Here I ComeStoryville (D) SLP 4067
* Riverside RLP 12-216; London (E) HA-U 2035   Sidney Bechet/Albert Nicholas - Creole Reeds
* Riverside RLP 12-139   Sidney Bechet In Memoriam, Vol. 2
* Riverside RLP 12-149   Sidney Bechet - Bechet
* Jazzology J-35   The Genius Of Sidney Bechet
* Storyville (D) SLP 4068   Albert Nicholas With The All Star Stompers - This Is Jazz, Vol. 2
* Storyville (D) SLP 4067   Wild Bill Davison With The All Star Stompers - This Is Jazz, Vol. 1
* Jazzology JCD 42   Wild Bill Davison And His All Star Stompers - This Is Jazz
* Circle L 405   Wild Bill Davison - The Bill Davison Six
* Circle J 1042   This Is Jazz - Can't We Be Friends / I Never Knew
= Circle S 15   This Is Jazz, Vol. 3

Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band

Andrew Blakeney (trumpet) Kid Ory (trombone) Joe Darensbourg (clarinet) Buster Wilson (piano) Bud Scott (guitar, vocals) Ed Garland (bass) Minor Hall (drums)
radio broadcast, "This Is Jazz", Hollywood, CA, August 9, 1947
Oh, Didn't He Rambleunissued
LA1Snag ItCircle J 12001; Riverside RLP 1047, RLP 12-119; Esquire (E) 10-047
Maryland, My Marylandunissued
LA2Savoy BluesCircle J 12001; Riverside RLP 1047, RLP 12-119; Esquire (E) 10-018
LA3-1Down Among The Sheltering PalmsCircle J 12002; Riverside RLP 1047, RLP 12-119; Esquire (E) 10-047
C'est L'autre Can Canunissued
LA4Weary BluesCircle J 12002; Riverside RLP 1047, RLP 12-116, RLP 12-131; Esquire (E) 10-018
* Riverside RLP 12-119   Various Artists - New Orleans Legends
* Riverside RLP 12-116   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 9&10: New York Style / New Orleans Revival
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Riverside RLP 12-131   Various Artists - Kings Of Classic Jazz
* Riverside RLP 1047   Bunk Johnson
* Circle J 12001   Kid Ory - Snag It / Savoy Blues
= Circle S 11   This Is Jazz, Vol. 2
* Esquire (E) 10-047; Blue Star (F) 147   Kid Ory - Snag It / Down Among The Sheltering Palms
* Esquire (E) 10-018; Blue Star (F) 97   Kid Ory - Savoy Blues / Weary Blues
* Circle J 12002   Kid Ory - Down Among The Sheltering Palms / Weary Blues
= Circle S 11   This Is Jazz, Vol. 2

Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band

Bob Scobey, Lu Watters (trumpet) Turk Murphy (trombone) Bob Helm (clarinet) Wally Rose (piano) Harry Mordecai (banjo) Dick Lammi (tuba) Bill Dart (drums)
radio broadcast, "This Is Jazz", San Francisco, CA, August 16, 1947
'Way Down Yonder In New Orleans (theme)Riverside RLP 12-213
SF8Cake Walking Babies From HomeRiverside RLP 2513, RLP 12-213; Good Time Jazz L 12057, GTJCD-12057-2
SF9Antigua BluesRiverside RLP 2513, RLP 12-213, RLP 12-116, S 1; Good Time Jazz L 12057, GTJCD-12057-2
SF10Beale Street BluesRiverside RLP 2513, RLP 12-213; Good Time Jazz L 12057, GTJCD-12057-2
SF11Chattanooga Stomp-
SF12Jazzin' Babies Blues-
SF13Snake Rag-
SF14Pineapple RagRiverside RLP 12-213; Good Time Jazz L 12057, GTJCD-12057-2
'Way Down Yonder In New Orleans (theme)Circle unissued
* Riverside RLP 12-213   Bob Helm - San Francisco Style
* Good Time Jazz L 12057   Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band - On The Air
* Riverside RLP 12-116   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 9&10: New York Style / New Orleans Revival
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz
* Riverside S 1   Various Artists - Riverside Dixieland Sampler
* Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12057-2   Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band - On The Air
* Riverside RLP 2513; London (E) HB-U 1061   Lu Watters 1947

The All Star Stompers

Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Jimmy Archey (trombone) Edmond Hall (clarinet) Ralph Sutton (piano) Danny Barker (guitar) Pops Foster (bass) Baby Dodds (drums)
radio broadcast, "This Is Jazz", WOR Studios, NYC, August 23, 1947
Ballin' The JackCircle unissued
Four Or Five TimeStoryville (D) SLP 4068
As Long As I LiveCircle J 12003; Riverside RLP 12-211; Esquire (E) 10-201; Jazzology JCD 42
Trombone Preaching BluesCircle unknown; Riverside unknown
Mandy, Make Up Your MindJazzology JCD 42
Peg O' My HeartCircle unissued
Nobody's Sweetheart-
* Storyville (D) SLP 4068   Albert Nicholas With The All Star Stompers - This Is Jazz, Vol. 2
* Riverside RLP 12-211; London (E) LTZ-U.5068   Wild Bill Davison - Sweet And Hot
* Jazzology JCD 42   Wild Bill Davison And His All Star Stompers - This Is Jazz
* Circle J 12003   This Is Jazz - As Long As I Live / Clarinet Marmalade
= Circle S 19   This Is Jazz, Vol. 4
* Esquire (E) 10-201   This Is Jazz - Lonesome Road / As Long As I Live

Jimmy Jones' Big Four

Budd Johnson (tenor sax) Jimmy Jones (piano) Al Hall (bass) Denzil Best (drums)
NYC, circa August, 1947
1076-2Sunny Side UpHot Record Society HRS 1043; Riverside RLP 12-145; Mosaic MD6-187
1077-4Strollin' EasyHot Record Society HRS 1042; Riverside RLP 12-143; Mosaic MD6-187
1078-5Keeping Up With JonesHot Record Society HRS 1043; Riverside RLP 12-145; Mosaic MD6-187
1079-1WeetaHot Record Society HRS 1042; Riverside RLP 12-143; Mosaic MD6-187
* Riverside RLP 12-145; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1724, OJCCD-1724-2   Various Artists - Giants Of Small-Band Swing, Vol. 2
* Riverside RLP 12-143; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1723, OJCCD-1723-2   Various Artists - Giants Of Small-Band Swing, Vol. 1
* Mosaic MD6-187   Various Artists - The Complete H.R.S. Sessions
* Hot Record Society HRS 1043   Jimmy Jones - Sunny Side Up / Keeping Up With Jones
* Hot Record Society HRS 1042   Jimmy Jones - Strollin' Easy / Weeta

The All Star Stompers

Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Jimmy Archey (trombone) Edmond Hall (clarinet) Ralph Sutton (piano) Danny Barker (guitar) Pops Foster (bass) Baby Dodds (drums)
radio broadcast, "This Is Jazz", WOR Studios, NYC, September 6, 1947
NY59Clarinet MarmaladeCircle J 12003; Riverside RLP 2514; Esquire (E) 10-191; Jazzology JCD 42
Tishomingo BluesCircle unissued
'S Wonderful-
Ol' Man River-
Maple Leaf Rag-
Georgia On My MindStoryville (D) SLP 4069
Bugle Call RagCircle unissued
* Storyville (D) SLP 4069   Edmond Hall With The All Star Stompers - This Is Jazz, Vol. 3
* Jazzology JCD 42   Wild Bill Davison And His All Star Stompers - This Is Jazz
* Riverside RLP 2514   Wild Bill Davison Featured With The All Star Stompers
* Circle J 12003   This Is Jazz - As Long As I Live / Clarinet Marmalade
= Circle S 19   This Is Jazz, Vol. 4
* Esquire (E) 10-191   This Is Jazz - Clarinet Marmalade / It's Right Here For You

The All Star Stompers

Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Jimmy Archey (trombone) Edmond Hall (clarinet) Ralph Sutton (piano) Danny Barker (guitar) Pops Foster (bass) Baby Dodds (drums): same personnel
radio broadcast, "This Is Jazz", WOR Studios, NYC, September 13, 1947
It's Right Here For You (as Crazy Blues)Circle J 12004; Riverside RLP 2514; Esquire (E) 10-191; Jazzology JCD 42
Ain't Gonna Give Nobody None Of This Jelly RollRiverside RLP 2514; Jazzology JCD 42
I'm Coming, VirginiaStoryville (D) SLP 4069
NY55Can't We Be FriendsCircle J 1042; Riverside RLP 2514; Blue Star (F) 159; Jazzology JCD 42
Skeleton JangleRiverside RLP 2514; Jazzology JCD 42
The Blues (as Ed's Blues)Storyville (D) SLP 4069; Queen-disc (It) Q-020
Muskrat RambleStoryville (D) SLP 4069
* Storyville (D) SLP 4069   Edmond Hall With The All Star Stompers - This Is Jazz, Vol. 3
* Queen-disc (It) Q-020   Edmond Hall - Take It...
* Jazzology JCD 42   Wild Bill Davison And His All Star Stompers - This Is Jazz
* Riverside RLP 2514   Wild Bill Davison Featured With The All Star Stompers
* Circle J 12004   This Is Jazz - Lonesome Road / It's Right Here For You (as Crazy Blues)
= Circle S 19   This Is Jazz, Vol. 4
* Esquire (E) 10-191   This Is Jazz - Clarinet Marmalade / It's Right Here For You
* Circle J 1042   This Is Jazz - Can't We Be Friends / I Never Knew
= Circle S 15   This Is Jazz, Vol. 3
* Blue Star (F) 159   This Is Jazz - St. Louis Blues / Can't We Be Friends

Billy Taylor's Big Four

Bernie Leighton (piano) Tony Mottola (guitar) Billy Taylor (bass) Morey Feld (drums)
NYC, September 19, 1947
1080-2Late On SaturdayHot Record Society HRS 1044; Mosaic MD6-187
1081-3Flight Of The BebopHot Record Society HRS 1045; Mosaic MD6-187
1082-1My Mind's Made Up On YouHot Record Society HRS 1044; Mosaic MD6-187
1083-4Taylor MadeHot Record Society HRS 1045; Mosaic MD6-187
* Mosaic MD6-187   Various Artists - The Complete H.R.S. Sessions
* Hot Record Society HRS 1044   Billy Taylor - Late On Saturday / My Mind's Made Up On You
* Hot Record Society HRS 1045   Billy Taylor - Flight Of The Bebop / Taylor Made

Billy Taylor Quartet

Billy Taylor (piano) Herman Mitchell (guitar) John Levy (bass) Denzil Best (drums)
NYC, September 26, 1947
1084-2RestrictedHot Record Society HRS 1048; Mosaic MD6-187
1085-3Striding Down The Champs ElyseesHot Record Society HRS 1049; Mosaic MD6-187
1086-2Mitch's Pitch-
1087-2Mr. B "Bops"Hot Record Society HRS 1048; Mosaic MD6-187
* Mosaic MD6-187   Various Artists - The Complete H.R.S. Sessions
* Hot Record Society HRS 1048   Billy Taylor - Restricted / Mr. B "Bops"
* Hot Record Society HRS 1049   Billy Taylor - Striding Down The Champs Elysees / Mitch's Pitch

The All Star Stompers

Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Jimmy Archey (trombone) Edmond Hall (clarinet) Ralph Sutton (piano) Danny Barker (guitar) Pops Foster (bass) Baby Dodds (drums)
radio broadcast, "This Is Jazz", WOR Studios, NYC, September 27, 1947
Jazz Me BluesStoryville (D) SLP 4069
Royal Garden BluesCircle unissued
Take Me Out To The Ball Game-
AvalonCircle J 1041; Riverside RLP 12-211; Jazzology JCD 42
Wrap Your Troubles In DreamsCircle unissued
Swinging Down The LaneCircle J 1040; Riverside RLP 12-211; Jazzology JCD 42
High SocietyCircle unissued
* Storyville (D) SLP 4069   Edmond Hall With The All Star Stompers - This Is Jazz, Vol. 3
* Riverside RLP 12-211; London (E) LTZ-U.5068   Wild Bill Davison - Sweet And Hot
* Jazzology JCD 42   Wild Bill Davison And His All Star Stompers - This Is Jazz
* Circle J 1041   This Is Jazz - St. Louis Blues / Avalon
= Circle S 15   This Is Jazz, Vol. 3
* Circle J 1040   This Is Jazz - Shimmeshawabble / Swinging Down The Lane
= Circle S 15   This Is Jazz, Vol. 3

The All Star Stompers + Sidney Bechet

Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Jimmy Archey (trombone) Edmond Hall (clarinet) Ralph Sutton (piano) Danny Barker (guitar) Pops Foster (bass) Baby Dodds (drums) with guest: Sidney Bechet (soprano sax)
radio broadcast, "This Is Jazz", WOR Studios, NYC, October 4, 1947
Sensation RagStoryville (D) SLP 4069
Ja-Da-
St. Louis BluesRiverside RLP 12-149; Jazzology J-35
LauraCircle unissued
Big Butter And Egg ManStoryville (D) SLP 4069
Sweet LorraineRiverside RLP 12-149; Jazzology J-35
Farewell BluesStoryville (D) SLP 4069
* Storyville (D) SLP 4069   Edmond Hall With The All Star Stompers - This Is Jazz, Vol. 3
* Riverside RLP 12-149   Sidney Bechet - Bechet
* Jazzology J-35   The Genius Of Sidney Bechet

Tony Parenti's Ragtime Band

Wild Bill Davison (cornet) Jimmy Archey (trombone) Tony Parenti (clarinet) Ralph Sutton (piano) Danny Barker (banjo) Cyrus St. Clair (sousaphone) Baby Dodds (drums)
NYC, November 22, 1947
NY49Grace And BeautyCircle J 1030; Riverside RLP 12-205
NY50HiawathaCircle J 1031; Riverside RLP 12-205
NY51PralineCircle J 1030; Riverside RLP 12-205
NY52Swipesy CakewalkCircle J 1031; Riverside RLP 12-205
NY53Hysterics RagCircle J 1029; Riverside RLP 12-205
NY54Sunflower Slow Drag-
* Riverside RLP 12-205   Tony Parenti's Ragtime Band And Ragpickers Trio - Ragtime!
* Circle J 1030   Tony Parenti - Grace And Beauty / Praline
= Circle S 8   Tony Parenti
* Circle J 1031   Tony Parenti - Hiawatha / Swipesy Cakewalk
= Circle S 8   Tony Parenti
* Circle J 1029   Tony Parenti - Hysterics Rag / Sunflower Slow Drag
= Circle S 8   Tony Parenti

Bill Davison Six

Wild Bill Davison (cornet, vocals) Jimmy Archey (trombone) Garvin Bushell (clarinet, bassoon) Ralph Sutton (piano, celeste) Sid Weiss (bass) Morey Feld (drums)
NYC, December 27, 1947
NY61-BJust A GigoloCircle J 1032, L 405; Riverside RLP 12-211
NY62She's Funny That WayCircle J 1034, L 405; Riverside RLP 12-211
NY63Ghost Of A ChanceCircle J 1033, L 405; Riverside RLP 12-211
NY64Yesterdays-
NY65Why Was I BornCircle J 1032, L 405; Riverside RLP 12-211
NY66When Your Lover Has GoneCircle J 1034, L 405; Riverside RLP 12-211
I'm Confessin'unissued?
* Riverside RLP 12-211; London (E) LTZ-U.5068   Wild Bill Davison - Sweet And Hot
* Circle L 405   Wild Bill Davison - The Bill Davison Six
* Circle J 1032   Wild Bill Davison - Just A Gigolo / Why Was I Born
= Circle S 9   Wild Bill Davison
* Circle J 1034   Wild Bill Davison - She's Funny That Way / When Your Lover Has Gone
= Circle S 9   Wild Bill Davison
* Circle J 1033   Wild Bill Davison - Ghost Of A Chance / Yesterdays
= Circle S 9   Wild Bill Davison

Bob Wilber's Wildcats

Jerry Blumberg, Johnny Glasel (cornet) Bob Mielke (trombone) Bob Wilber (clarinet, soprano sax) Dick Wellstood (piano) Charlie Treager (bass) Denny Strong (drums)
NYC, December 31, 1947
R9501Snake RagRampart 1
R9502Salty DogRampart 1; Riverside RLP 2501
R9503New Orleans ShuffleRampart 2
R9504I Can't SayRampart 2; Riverside RLP 2501
R9505Chimes BluesRampart 3
R9506Old Fashioned LoveRampart 3; Riverside RLP 2501
R9507Oh DaddyRampart 7
R9508Camp Meeting BluesRampart 8
R9509Froggie Moore (as Frog-I-More Rag)Rampart 7
R9510When You Wore A TulipRampart 6; Riverside RLP 2501
R9511Trouble In MindRampart 6
R9512Once In A WhileRampart 8; Riverside RLP 2501
* Riverside RLP 2501   Bob Wilber's Wildcats, Vol. 1 - Young Men With Horns
* Rampart 1; Tempo (E) A 20   Bob Wilber - Snake Rag / Salty Dog
* Rampart 2; Tempo (E) A 26   Bob Wilber - New Orleans Shuffle / I Can't Say
* Rampart 3; Tempo (E) A 39   Bob Wilber - Chimes Blues / Old Fashioned Love
* Rampart 7   Bob Wilber - Oh Daddy / Frog-I-More Rag
* Rampart 8   Bob Wilber - Camp Meeting Blues / Once In A While
* Rampart 6; Tempo (E) A 52   Bob Wilber - When You Wore A Tulip / Trouble In Mind

1948

Tony Parenti's Ragpickers Trio

Tony Parenti (clarinet) Ralph Sutton (piano) George Wettling (drums)
NYC, January 22, 1948
NY73Crawfish CrawlCircle J 1056; Riverside RLP 12-205
NY74The Entertainer's RagCircle J 1054; Riverside RLP 12-205
NY75The Lily RagCircle J 1056; Riverside RLP 12-205
NY76Cataract RagCircle J 1054; Riverside RLP 12-205
NY77Nonsense RagCircle J 1055; Riverside RLP 12-205
NY78Redhead Rag-
* Riverside RLP 12-205   Tony Parenti's Ragtime Band And Ragpickers Trio - Ragtime!
* Circle J 1056   Tony Parenti - Crawfish Crawl / The Lily Rag
= Circle S 21   Tony Parenti
* Circle J 1054   Tony Parenti - The Entertainer's Rag / Cataract Rag
= Circle S 21   Tony Parenti
* Circle J 1055   Tony Parenti - Nonsense Rag / Redhead Rag
= Circle S 21   Tony Parenti

Tadd Dameron Sextet

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Rudy Williams (alto sax -3) Allen Eager (tenor sax) Tadd Dameron (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, August 29, 1948
1.Anthropology, No. 1Jazzland JLP 50
2.Lady Be Good-
3.Good Bait, No. 1-
* Jazzland JLP 50   Fats Navarro Featured With The Tadd Dameron Quintet
= Riverside RS 3019   Fats Navarro/Tadd Dameron - Good Bait
= Milestone M-47041, MCD-47041-2   Fats Navarro Featured With The Tadd Dameron Band

Tadd Dameron Septet

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Rudy Williams (alto sax) Allen Eager (tenor sax) Milt Jackson (vibes) Tadd Dameron (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, September 4, 1948
SymphonetteJazzland JLP 68
* Jazzland JLP 68   The Tadd Dameron Band 1948
= Milestone M-47041, MCD-47041-2   Fats Navarro Featured With The Tadd Dameron Band

Tadd Dameron Septet

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Rudy Williams (alto sax -2) Allen Eager (tenor sax) Tadd Dameron (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Chano Pozo (bongos)
radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, October 9, 1948
1.Tadd WalkJazzland JLP 50
2.Dameronia-
* Jazzland JLP 50   Fats Navarro Featured With The Tadd Dameron Quintet
= Riverside RS 3019   Fats Navarro/Tadd Dameron - Good Bait
= Milestone M-47041, MCD-47041-2   Fats Navarro Featured With The Tadd Dameron Band

Tadd Dameron Nonet

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone -4) Rudy Williams (alto sax) Allen Eager (tenor sax) Milt Jackson (vibes -3,4) Tadd Dameron (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Chano Pozo (bongos)
radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, October 23, 1948
1.The SquirrelJazzland JLP 50
2.Our Delight-
3.Good Bait, No. 2Jazzland JLP 68
4.Eb-Pob-
* Jazzland JLP 50   Fats Navarro Featured With The Tadd Dameron Quintet
= Riverside RS 3019   Fats Navarro/Tadd Dameron - Good Bait
= Milestone M-47041, MCD-47041-2   Fats Navarro Featured With The Tadd Dameron Band
* Jazzland JLP 68   The Tadd Dameron Band 1948
= Milestone M-47041, MCD-47041-2   Fats Navarro Featured With The Tadd Dameron Band

Tadd Dameron Quintet

Kai Winding (trombone) Allen Eager (tenor sax) Tadd Dameron (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, October 30, 1948
Wahoo (Donby)Jazzland JLP 68
* Jazzland JLP 68   The Tadd Dameron Band 1948
= Milestone M-47041, MCD-47041-2   Fats Navarro Featured With The Tadd Dameron Band

Tadd Dameron Quintet

Kai Winding (trombone) Allen Eager (tenor sax) Tadd Dameron (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums): same personnel
radio broadcast, "Royal Roost", NYC, November 6, 1948
Tiny's BluesJazzland JLP 68
Anthropology, No. 2-
* Jazzland JLP 68   The Tadd Dameron Band 1948
= Milestone M-47041, MCD-47041-2   Fats Navarro Featured With The Tadd Dameron Band

1949

Ralph Sutton Solo

Ralph Sutton (piano)
NYC, January 22, 1949
NY79Dill Pickles #1Circle J 1053; Riverside RLP 12-212
Dill Pickles #2unissued
NY80White Wash ManCircle J 1052; Riverside RLP 12-212
NY81Carolina In The Morning-
NY82St. Louis BluesCircle J 1053; Riverside RLP 12-212
* Riverside RLP 12-212   Ralph Sutton - Piano Solos In The Classic Jazz Tradition
* Circle J 1053   Ralph Sutton - Dill Pickles / St. Louis Blues
= Circle S 20   Ralph Sutton
* Circle J 1052   Ralph Sutton - White Wash Man / Carolina In The Morning
= Circle S 20   Ralph Sutton

Sidney Bechet And His Circle Seven

Albert Snaer (trumpet) Wilbur DeParis (trombone) Buster Bailey (clarinet) Sidney Bechet (soprano sax, clarinet) James P. Johnson (piano -1/3) James Toliver (piano -4) Walter Page (bass) George Wettling (drums)
NYC, January 31, 1949
1. NY83-DI Got RhythmCircle J 1058; Riverside RLP 2516, RLP 12-139; Good Time Jazz L 12064
2. NY84-CSeptember SongCircle J 1057; Riverside RLP 2516, RLP 12-139; Good Time Jazz L 12064
3. NY85-BWho-
4. NY86-BCasbah (as Song Of The Medina)Circle J 1058; Riverside RLP 2516, RLP 12-131; Good Time Jazz L 12064
* Riverside RLP 12-139   Sidney Bechet In Memoriam, Vol. 2
* Good Time Jazz L 12064, GTJCD-12064-2   Sidney Bechet - Up A Lazy River
* Riverside RLP 12-131   Various Artists - Kings Of Classic Jazz
* Riverside RLP 2516   Sidney Bechet - The Master Of The Soprano Sax
* Circle J 1058   Sidney Bechet - I Got Rhythm / Song Of The Medina
= Circle S 25   Sidney Bechet
* Circle J 1057   Sidney Bechet - September Song / Who
= Circle S 25   Sidney Bechet

Bob Wilber And His Jazz Band

Henry Goodwin (trumpet) Jimmy Archey (trombone) Bob Wilber (clarinet, soprano sax) Dick Wellstood (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Tommy Benford (drums)
NYC, April 28, 1949
NY87Sweet Georgia BrownCircle L 406
NY88The Mooche-
NY89Coal Black Shine-
NY90Limehouse Blues-
NY91Zig Zag-
NY92When The Saints Go Marching In-
* Circle L 406   Bob Wilber And His Jazz Band

Sidney Bechet With Bob Wilber And His Jazz Band

Henry Goodwin (trumpet) Jimmy Archey (trombone) Bob Wilber (clarinet, soprano sax) Sidney Bechet (soprano sax, vocals) Dick Wellstood (piano) Pops Foster (bass) Tommy Benford (drums) Duke Of Iron (vocals -4)
NYC, June 8, 1949
1. NY93-CI'm Through, GoodbyeCircle J 1059; Riverside RLP 12-216, RLP 12-139; Good Time Jazz L 12064
2. NY94-BLove Me With A FeelingCircle J 1060; Riverside RLP 2516, RLP 12-139; Good Time Jazz L 12064
3. NY95-BWaste No TearsCircle J 1060; Riverside RLP 12-216, RLP 12-139; Good Time Jazz L 12064
4. NY96-EBox Car ShortyCircle J 1061; Riverside RLP 2516
5. NY97-FThe Broken WindmillCircle J 1061; Riverside RLP 2516, RLP 12-216, RLP 12-139; Good Time Jazz L 12064
6. NY98-FWithout A HomeCircle J 1059; Riverside RLP 2516, RLP 12-216, RLP 12-139; Good Time Jazz L 12064
* Riverside RLP 12-216; London (E) HA-U 2035   Sidney Bechet/Albert Nicholas - Creole Reeds
* Riverside RLP 12-139   Sidney Bechet In Memoriam, Vol. 2
* Good Time Jazz L 12064, GTJCD-12064-2   Sidney Bechet - Up A Lazy River
* Riverside RLP 2516   Sidney Bechet - The Master Of The Soprano Sax
* Circle J 1059   Bob Wilber/Sidney Bechet - I'm Through, Goodbye / Without A Home
= Circle S 27   Bob Wilber - Sidney Bechet
* Circle J 1060   Bob Wilber/Sidney Bechet - Love Me With A Feeling / Waste No Tears
= Circle S 27   Bob Wilber - Sidney Bechet
* Circle J 1061   Bob Wilber/Sidney Bechet - Box Car Shorty / The Broken Windmill
= Circle S 27   Bob Wilber - Sidney Bechet

1950

Pink Anderson

Pink Anderson (guitar, vocals) Jumbo Lewis (washboard -2)
Charlottesville, VA, May 29, 1950
1.John HenryRiverside RLP 12-148
2.Everyday In The Week-
3.The Ship Titanic-
4.Greasy Greens-
5.Wreck Of The Old 97-
6.I've Got Mine-
7.He's In The Jailhouse Now-
* Riverside RLP 12-148; Original Blues Classics OBC-524, OBCCD-524-2   Reverend Gary Davis/Pink Anderson - Gospel, Blues And Street Songs

Oscar Pettiford His Cello And Quartet

Duke Ellington (piano) Billy Strayhorn (celeste -3,4) Oscar Pettiford (cello) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, September 13, 1950
1. M4004Untitled Bluesunissued
2. M4005PerdidoMercer M 1952, LP 1003; Vogue (E) V 2018; Riverside RLP 475; Prestige PR 24029
3. M4006Take The "A" TrainMercer M 1959, LP 1003; Vogue (E) V 2009; Riverside RLP 475; Prestige PR 24029
4. M4007OscalypsoMercer M 1952, LP 1003; Vogue (E) V 2009; Riverside RLP 475; Prestige PR 24029
5. M4008Blues For BlantonMercer M 1959, LP 1003; Vogue (E) V 2018; Riverside RLP 475; Prestige PR 24029
6. M4009Twelve O'Clock Rockunissued
* Riverside RLP 475, RS 9475; Original Jazz Classics OJC-108, OJCCD-108-2   Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn - Great Times!
* Prestige PR 24029   Duke Ellington - The Golden Duke
* Mercer LP 1003   Oscar Pettiford His Cello And Quartet/Serge Chaloff And The Herdsmen - New Stars-New Sounds, Vol. 2
* Mercer M 1952   Oscar Pettiford - Perdido / Oscalypso
* Vogue (E) V 2018; Jazz Seleccion (F) 622   Oscar Pettiford - Perdido / Blues For Blanton
* Mercer M 1959   Oscar Pettiford - Take The "A" Train / Blues For Blanton
* Vogue (E) V 2009; Jazz Seleccion (F) 623   Oscar Pettiford - Take The "A" Train / Oscalypso

Billy Strayhorn Trio

Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass)
NYC, October 3, 1950
5710Cotton TailMercer LP 1001; Riverside RLP 475; Prestige PR 24029, P-24052; Jazz Selection (F) JS 638
5711C Jam BluesMercer M 1954, LP 1001; Riverside RLP 475; Prestige PR 24029; Jazz Selection (F) JS 639
5712FlamingoMercer M 1954, LP 1001; Riverside RLP 475; Prestige PR 24029; Jazz Selection (F) JS 638
5713Bang-Up BluesMercer LP 1001; Riverside RLP 475; Prestige PR 24029; Jazz Selection (F) JS 639
* Riverside RLP 475, RS 9475; Original Jazz Classics OJC-108, OJCCD-108-2   Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn - Great Times!
* Prestige PR 24029   Duke Ellington - The Golden Duke
* Prestige P-24052   Various Artists - Piano Giants
* Mercer LP 1001   Duke Ellington - Billy Strayhorn Trio
= Vogue (F) LD 003   Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn - Piano Duet
* Jazz Selection (F) JS 638   Billy Strayhorn - Cotton Tail / Flamingo
* Mercer M 1954   Billy Strayhorn - C Jam Blues / Flamingo
* Jazz Selection (F) JS 639   Billy Strayhorn - C Jam Blues / Bang-Up Blues

Billy Strayhorn Trio

Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn (piano) Joe Shulman (bass)
NYC, November, 1950
M2479TonkMercer M 1963, LP 1001; Vogue (E) EPV 1051, (F) EPL 7185; Riverside RLP 475; Prestige PR 24029
M2480Johnny Come Lately-
M2481In A Blue Summer GardenMercer LP 1001; Vogue (E) EPV 1051, (F) EPL 7185; Riverside RLP 475; Prestige PR 24029; Jazz Selection (F) JS 758
M2482Great Times-
* Riverside RLP 475, RS 9475; Original Jazz Classics OJC-108, OJCCD-108-2   Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn - Great Times!
* Prestige PR 24029   Duke Ellington - The Golden Duke
* Mercer LP 1001   Duke Ellington - Billy Strayhorn Trio
= Vogue (F) LD 003   Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn - Piano Duet
* Vogue (E) EPV 1051   Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn - Piano Duet
* Vogue (F) EPL 7185   Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn - Piano Duet
* Mercer M 1963; Jazz Selection (F) JS 690   Billy Strayhorn - Tonk / Johnny Come Lately
* Jazz Selection (F) JS 758   Billy Strayhorn - In A Blue Summer Garden / Great Times

Gene Mayl's Dixieland Rhythm Kings

Carl Halen (cornet) Charlie Sonnanstine (trombone) Jim Cambell (clarinet) Jan Carroll (banjo) Gene Mayl (bass, tuba) Tom Hyer (drums)
Dayton, OH, December, 1950
Kn-1Tiger RagKnickerbocker 1; Riverside RLP 2502
Kn-2Ace In The Hole-
Kn-3Oh By JingoKnickerbocker 2; Riverside RLP 2502
Kn-4Don't Go 'Way Nobody-
* Riverside RLP 2502   Carl Halen With Gene Mayl's Dixieland Rhythm Kings And Washboard Five
* Knickerbocker 1   Gene Mayl - Tiger Rag / Ace In The Hole
* Knickerbocker 2   Gene Mayl - Oh By Jingo / Don't Go 'Way Nobody