Riverside Records Discography: 1951-1956

1951

Paul Barbarin And His Jazz Band

Ernest Cagnolatti (trumpet) Edward Pierson (trombone) Albert Burbank (clarinet, vocals) Lester Santiago (piano) Johnny St. Cyr (banjo) Richard McLean (bass) Paul Barbarin (drums)
New Orleans, LA, January 23, 1951
NO25Eh La BasCircle J 1077; Riverside RLP 12-217
NO26Lily Of The ValleyCircle J 1077
NO27Walk Through The Streets Of The CityCircle J 1078; Riverside RLP 12-217
NO28Just A Closer Walk With Thee-
* Riverside RLP 12-217   Paul Barbarin/Sharkey Bonano - New Orleans Contrasts
* Circle J 1077   Paul Barbarin - Eh La Bas / Lily Of The Valley
* Circle J 1078   Paul Barbarin - Walk Through The Streets Of The City / Just A Closer Walk With Thee

Jamming At Rudi's

Dick Smith (trumpet) Conrad Janis (trombone) Tom Sharpsteen (clarinet) Bob Wilber (soprano saxophone) Eubie Blake, Ralph Sutton (piano) Danny Barker (guitar) Pops Foster (bass) Freddie Moore (drums, vocals)
NYC, January 23, 1951
NY116PanamaCircle unissued
NY117Weary Blues-
NY118Maryland, My Maryland-
NY119See See RiderCircle L 407; Riverside RLP 12-215
NY120High Society-
NY121That's A Plenty-
NY144Danny's Banjo BluesGHB 50
NY173When The Saints Go Marching In ICircle L 407; Riverside RLP 12-215
NY174When The Saints Go Marching In II-
Maple Leaf RagCircle L 407
* Riverside RLP 12-215   Conrad Janis - Dixieland Jam Session
* Circle L 407   Jamming At Rudi's
* GHB 50   Jamming At Rudi's (no details)

Jamming At Rudi's

Hot Lips Page (trumpet, vocals) Tyree Glenn (trombone) Burnie Peacock (clarinet, alto saxophone) Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Dan Burley, Kenny Kersey (piano) Danny Barker (guitar) Walter Page (bass) Sonny Greer (drums)
NYC, February 10, 1951
NY122Blues, No. 1unissued
NY123Blues, No. 2-
NY124Dan Carter Blues-
NY125Skiffle JamCircle L 410
NY126Moanin' Dan-
NY127Sweet Sue, Just You-
NY128Kersey's BoogieCircle R 3003 (alt.), L 410
NY129I've Got The Upper HandCircle R 3003 (alt.)
NY130Sunny Jungle (Drum Rhapsody)Circle R 3004 (alt.), L 410
NY131Main StreetCircle R 3004 (alt.)
* Circle L 410   Jamming At Rudi's
* Circle R 3003 (alt.)   Jamming At Rudi's - Kersey's Boogie / I've Got The Upper Hand
* Circle R 3004 (alt.)   Jamming At Rudi's - Drum Rhapsody / Main Street

Ray Foxley Solo

Ray Foxley (piano)
Birmingham, England, February 28, 1951
RHC47The Diamond KingRiverside unissued
RHC48Vieux Carre Blues-
RHC49Fig Leaf Rag-
RHC50Levee Rambler Blues-
RHC51Tom Cat Blues-
RHC52Bordello Rag-
RHC53Supersonic Rag-
RHC54Frenchmans Stomp-
RHC55Jelly Roll Blues-
RHC56Mama 'Nita-

Paul Barbarin And His Jazz Band

Ernest Cagnolatti (trumpet) Edward Pierson (trombone) Albert Burbank (clarinet, vocals) Lester Santiago (piano) Richard McLean (bass) Paul Barbarin (drums)
New Orleans, LA, May 8, 1951
NO29PanamaCircle J 1065
NO30Just A Little While To Stay HereCircle J 1065; Riverside RLP 12-217
NO31Clarinet MarmaladeCircle J 1066; Riverside RLP 12-217
NO32Fidgety Feet-
* Riverside RLP 12-217   Paul Barbarin/Sharkey Bonano - New Orleans Contrasts
* Circle J 1065   Paul Barbarin - Panama / Just A Little While To Stay Here
* Circle J 1066   Paul Barbarin - Clarinet Marmalade / Fidgety Feet

Jamming At Rudi's

Dick Smith (trumpet) Conrad Janis (trombone) Tom Sharpsteen (clarinet) Elmer Schoebel (piano) Danny Barker (guitar, vocals) Freddie Moore (drums, vocals)
NYC, June 7, 1951
NY134Willie The WeeperCircle R 3006; Riverside RLP 12-215
NY135Eh La Bas-
NY136When You And I Were Young, MaggieCircle R 3007; Riverside RLP 12-215
NY137Down By The Riverside-
* Riverside RLP 12-215   Conrad Janis - Dixieland Jam Session
* Circle R 3006   Jamming At Rudi's - Willie The Weeper / Eh La Bas
* Circle R 3007   Jamming At Rudi's - When You And I Were Young, Maggie / Down By The Riverside

Mary Lou Williams Quintet

Elmer "Skippy" Williams (clarinet) Mary Lou Williams (piano) Billy Taylor (bass) Al Walker (drums) Dave Lambert Singers (vocal trio)
NYC, June 11, 1951
NY151WalkingCircle R 3008
NY152De Function (The Great Macbeth)unissued
NY153Cloudy-
NY154I Won't Let It Bother Me-
* Circle R 3008   Mary Lou Williams - Walking / The Sheik Of Araby

Mary Lou Williams Trio

Mary Lou Williams (piano) Billy Taylor (bass) Willie Correa (bongos)
NYC, June 15, 1951
NY155-1The Sheik Of ArabyCircle R 3008, L 412
NY156When Dreams Come TrueCircle L 412
NY157Bobo-
NY158Kool-
* Circle L 412   Mary Lou Williams Trio
* Circle R 3008   Mary Lou Williams - Walking / The Sheik Of Araby

The Merseysippi Jazz Band

John Lawrence (cornet) Frank Parr (trombone) Don Lydiatt (clarinet) Frank Robinson (piano) Ken Baldwin, Ron Miller (banjo) Dick Goodwin (bass) George Bennett (drums)
Liverpool, England, June 21, 1951
HC57Cake-Walking Babies From HomeRiverside unissued
HC58Hysterics Rag-
HC59Down In Honky Tonk Town-
HC60My Journey To The Sky-
HC61Coney Island Washboard-
HC62Merseysippi Rag-
HC63Milenberg Joys-
HC64Drop That Sack-
HC65Working Man Blues-
HC66Snag It-
HC67Chattanooga Stomp-

Mary Lou Williams Trio

Mary Lou Williams (piano) Carl Pruitt (bass) Bill Clark (drums)
NYC, circa June, 1951
NY159Lover Come Back To MeCircle L 412
NY160S'posin'Circle R 3009, L 412
NY161Handy EyesCircle L 412
NY162Tisherome-
* Circle L 412   Mary Lou Williams Trio
* Circle R 3009   Mary Lou Williams - S'posin' / ???

George Lewis And His New Orleans All Stars

Henry "Red" Allen (trumpet, vocals) Jim Robinson (trombone) George Lewis (clarinet) Lester Santiago (piano) Lawrence Marrero (banjo) Alcide "Slow Drag" Pavageau (bass) Paul Barbarin (drums)
New Orleans, LA, August 6, 1951
NO41Darktown Strutters' BallRiverside RLP 2512
NO42Hindustan-
NO43-ASt. James Infirmary (take 1)-
NO44Some Of Those Days-
* Riverside RLP 2512   George Lewis' New Orleans All Stars And Quartet

George Lewis' New Orleans Jazz Band

Alvin Alcorn (trumpet) Bill Matthews (trombone) George Lewis (clarinet) Lester Santiago (piano) Lawrence Marrero (banjo) Alcide "Slow Drag" Pavageau (bass) Paul Barbarin (drums)
New Orleans, LA, August 20, 1951
NO45Bill BaileyCircle L 421; Riverside RLP 12-207
NO45-A-Circle unissued
NO46Dippermouth BluesCircle L 421; Riverside RLP 12-207
NO47Tin Roof Blues-
NO48It's A Long, Long Way To TipperaryRiverside RLP 12-207
NO49Bugle Call RagCircle L 421; Riverside RLP 12-207
NO49-A-Circle unissued
* Riverside RLP 12-207; Original Jazz Classics OJC 1736, OJCCD 1736-2   George Lewis - Jazz In The Classic New Orleans Tradition
* Circle L 421   George Lewis' New Orleans All Stars

George Lewis' New Orleans Jazz Band

Alvin Alcorn (trumpet) Bill Matthews (trombone) George Lewis (clarinet) Lester Santiago (piano) Lawrence Marrero (banjo) Alcide "Slow Drag" Pavageau (bass) Paul Barbarin (drums): same personnel
New Orleans, LA, August 26, 1951
NO50Big Butter And Egg Man #2Riverside RLP 2507
NO50-ABig Butter And Egg ManCircle L 421
NO51Bourbon Street Parade #2Riverside RLP 2507
NO51-ABourbon Street ParadeCircle L 421
NO52Over The WavesRiverside RLP 2507
NO53Who's Sorry Now-
NO54Weary Blues (take 1)Riverside RLP 2507, RLP 12-207
NO54-AWeary BluesCircle L 421
* Riverside RLP 12-207; Original Jazz Classics OJC 1736, OJCCD 1736-2   George Lewis - Jazz In The Classic New Orleans Tradition
* Riverside RLP 2507   George Lewis' New Orleans Jazz Band And Quartet
* Circle L 421   George Lewis' New Orleans All Stars

Sharkey And His Kings Of Dixieland

Sharkey Bonano (trumpet) Julian Laine (trombone) Harry Shields (clarinet) Stanley Mendelson (piano) Chink Martin (bass, tuba) Monk Hazel (drums, mellophone)
New Orleans, LA, October 26 & 30, 1951
NO55Alice Blue GownCircle R 3012; Riverside RLP 12-217
NO56That Peculiar RagRiverside RLP 12-217
NO57Clarinet MarmaladeCircle unissued
NO58The World Is Waiting For The SunriseCircle R 3012
NO59She's Crying For MeRiverside RLP 12-217
NO60Missouri WaltzCircle R 3011; Riverside RLP 12-217
NO61Land O' DreamsRiverside RLP 12-217
NO62IndianaCircle R 3011; Riverside RLP 12-217
* Riverside RLP 12-217   Paul Barbarin/Sharkey Bonano - New Orleans Contrasts
* Circle R 3012   Sharkey Bonano - Alice Blue Gown / The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise
* Circle R 3011   Sharkey Bonano - Missouri Waltz / Indiana

Carl Halen And The Washboard Five

Carl Halen (cornet) Bob Greene (piano) Bob Sann (banjo) Charlie Paris (guitar) Bob Thompson (washboard) Paul Bacon (vocals)
NYC, 1951
CLEF5Doctor JazzKnickerbocker 3; Riverside RLP 2502
CLEF6Heebie Jeebie-
CLEF7Willie The WeeperKnickerbocker 4; Riverside RLP 2502
CLEF8Cake Walkin' Babies-
* Riverside RLP 2502   Carl Halen With Gene Mayl's Dixieland Rhythm Kings And Washboard Five
* Knickerbocker 3   Carl Halen - Doctor Jazz / Heebie Jeebie
* Knickerbocker 4   Carl Halen - Willie The Weeper / Cake Walkin' Babies

Royal Drums Of The Abatutsi, Abatutsi Girls Songs

Royal Drums Of The Abatutsi, Abatutsi Girls Songs
Belgian Congo, 1951-1952
LobertinaRiverside RLP 4002, RLP 12-112
* Riverside RLP 4002   Various Artists - Voice Of The Congo: Tribal Music Of Central Africa
* Riverside RLP 12-112   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 1&2: Backgrounds / Ragtime
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz

Mary Lou Williams Solo

Mary Lou Williams (piano)
NYC, 1951-1952
NY269YesterdaysCircle unissued
NY270It Ain't Necessarily So-
NY271Why Evade The Truth-
NY272Mary's Waltz-
NY273Talk Of The Town-
NY274Stompin' At The Savoy-
NY275Caravan-
NY276Crazy Rhythm-
NY277Scorpio-
NY278The Man I Love-
NY279People Will Say We're In Love-
NY280For You-

1952 (establish)

Lizzie Miles And Her New Orleans Boys

Fred Neumann (piano) Frank Frederico (guitar) Joe Loyacano (bass) Lizzie Miles (vocals)
New Orleans, LA, January 1, 1952
NO67Careless LoveCircle 2
NO68I Cried For You-
NO69Basin Street BluesCircle 3
NO70Ace In The Hole-
* Circle 2   Lizzie Miles - Careless Love / I Cried For You
* Circle 3   Lizzie Miles - Basin Street Blues / Ace In The Hole

Mary Lou Williams Trio

Mary Lou Williams (piano) and others
NYC, April 16, 1952
NY165-ACaravanCircle R 3013
NY166-AYes, We Have No Bananas-
NY167Lonely Momentsunissued
NY168unknown title-
* Circle R 3013   Mary Lou Williams - Caravan / Yes, We Have No Bananas

Bob Hodes's Red Onion Jazz Band

Bob Hodes (cornet) Chuck Sonnastine (trombone) Joe Muranyi (clarinet) Robin Wetterau (piano) Chuck Kling (banjo) Bill Stanley (tuba) Bob Thompson (drums)
NYC, April, 1952
Creole BluesRiverside RLP 2503
Misery Blues-
Auntie Skinner's Chicken Dinner-
London Blues-
My Mama Rocks Me-
Salty Dog-
I'm A Little Blackbird-
Snake Rag-
* Riverside RLP 2503   Bob Hodes's Red Onion Jazz Band - New Orleans Encore

Ralph Sutton Duo

Ralph Sutton (piano) George Wettling (drums)
NYC, June 11, 1952
NY175A-Flat DreamCircle L 413; Riverside RLP 12-212
NY176African Ripples-
NY177Drop Me Off In Harlem-
NY179Fascination-
NY181Love Me Or Leave Me-
NY182I'm Coming, Virginia-
NY183Sugar Rose-
NY184Bee's Knees-
* Riverside RLP 12-212   Ralph Sutton - Piano Solos In The Classic Jazz Tradition
* Circle L 413   Ralph Sutton At The Piano

Rhythmic Chants Of Southern Negro Street Vendors

Rhythmic Chants Of Southern Negro Street Vendors
Charleston, SC, circa 1952
Street Cries Of CharlestonRiverside RLP 12-112
* Riverside RLP 12-112   Various Artists - The Riverside History Of Classic Jazz, Vol. 1&2: Backgrounds / Ragtime
= Riverside SDP 11, RB 005, 3RBCD 005-2   Various Artists - Riverside History Of Classic Jazz

1953

Gene Mayl's Dixieland Rhythm Kings

Bob Hodes (cornet) Bob Mielke (trombone, vocals) Bill Napier (clarinet) Robin Wetterau (piano) Gene Mayl (bass, tuba) Bill Young (drums)
Dayton, OH, August, 1953
Basin Street BluesRiverside RLP 2504
When Erastus Plays His Old Kazoo-
I'm Sitting On The Top Of The World-
Shreveport Stomp-
Down Among The Sheltering Palms-
* Riverside RLP 2504   Gene Mayl's Dixieland Rhythm Kings

George Lewis Quartet

George Lewis (clarinet) Alton Purnell (piano, vocals) Lawrence Marrero (banjo) Alcide "Slow Drag" Pavageau (bass) Dr. Edmond Souchon (vocals -5)
New Orleans, LA, September 25, 1953
1.Dallas BluesRiverside RLP 2512, RLP 12-131
2.Red WingRiverside RLP 2512, RLP 12-207
3.Lou-Easy-An-I-A-
4.Careless LoveRiverside RLP 2512, RLP 12-207, RLP 12-116
5.Salty DogRiverside RLP 2507, RLP 12-207
6.St. Phillip Street Breakdown-
7.The Old Rugged Cross-
8.Cornne CorinnaRiverside RLP 2507
* Riverside RLP 12-131   Various Artists - Kings Of Classic Jazz
* Riverside RLP 12-207; Original Jazz Classics OJC 1736, OJCCD 1736-2   George Lewis - Jazz In The Classic New Orleans Tradition
* 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 2512   George Lewis' New Orleans All Stars And Quartet
* Riverside RLP 2507   George Lewis' New Orleans Jazz Band And Quartet

Gene Mayl's Dixieland Rhythm Kings

Bob Hodes (cornet) Charlie Sonnastine (trombone) Joe Darensbourg (clarinet) Robin Wetterau (piano) Jack Vastine (banjo, vocals) Gene Mayl (bass, tuba)
Dayton, OH, December 28 & 30, 1953
Maple Leaf RagEmpirical EM 102; Riverside RLP 12-259
Chattanooga Stomp-
Wabash Blues-
Buddy's Habits-
Skid Dat De Dat-
Panama Rag-
Trouble In MindEmpirical EM 105; Riverside RLP 12-259
Careless Love Blues-
Ain't Gonna Give You None-
Bourbon Street ParadeEmpirical EM 105
High Society-
Dippermouth Blues-
Yellow Dog Blues-
* Riverside RLP 12-259   Gene Mayl - At The Hi-Fi Jazz Band Ball
* Empirical EM 102   Gene Mayl's Dixieland Rhythm Kings
* Empirical EM 105   Gene Mayl's Dixieland Rhythm Kings

Gene Mayl's Dixieland Rhythm Kings

Bob Hodes (cornet) Charlie Sonnastine (trombone) Joe Darensbourg (clarinet) Robin Wetterau (piano) Jack Vastine (banjo, vocals) Gene Mayl (bass, tuba): same personnel
Dayton, OH, December, 1953
Irish Black BottomRiverside RLP 2505
Ory's Creole Trombone-
Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come HomeRiverside RLP 2505, RLP 12-210
MelancholyRiverside RLP 2505
Come Back Sweet Papa-
Blue Mama's Suicide WailRiverside RLP 2505, RLP 12-210
St. James InfirmaryRiverside RLP 2505, RLP 12-210, RLP 12-116
Darktown Strutters' BallRiverside RLP 2505, RLP 12-210
Sunset Cafe StompRiverside RLP 12-210
Muskrat Ramble-
Weary Blues-
Roll, Jordan, Roll-
Sweet Georgia Brown-
Red River Valley-
Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gave To Me-
Big Butter And Egg Man-
* Riverside RLP 12-210   Gene Mayl - Dixieland In Hi-Fi
* 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 2505   Gene Mayl's Dixieland Rhythm Kings - New Orleans Jazz Party

Gene Mayl's Dixieland Rhythm Kings

Bob Hodes (cornet) Bob Mielke (trombone, vocals) Bill Napier (clarinet) Robin Wetterau (piano) Jack Vastine (banjo, vocals) Gene Mayl (bass, tuba) Bill Young (drums)
Dayton, OH, 1953
Mecca Flat BluesRiverside RLP 2504
Some Of Those Days-
I'll Be Glad When You're Dead, You Rascal You-
* Riverside RLP 2504   Gene Mayl's Dixieland Rhythm Kings

Sonny Terry And His Mouth-Harp

Sonny Terry (harmonica, vocals) Alec Seward (guitar, vocals)
NYC, 1953
The Fox ChaseElektra EKL 14; Washington WLP 702; Vogue (E) V 2326, (E) EPV 1095
Talking About The BluesElektra EKL 14; Washington WLP 702; Vogue (E) EPV 1095
Goodbye Leadbelly-
Red RiverElektra EKL 14; Washington WLP 702
John HenryElektra EKL 14; Washington WLP 702; Vogue (E) V 2326, (E) EPV 1095
Mama Told Me (I Woke Up This Mornin')Elektra EKL 14; Washington WLP 702
Moaning And Mourning Blues-
In The Evening-
Chain The Lock On My DoorElektra EKL 15; Washington WLP 702
Little AnnieElektra EKL 15
Louise BluesElektra EKL 15; Washington WLP 702
Down In The Bottom BluesElektra EKL 15
Baby, Baby BluesElektra EKL 15; Washington WLP 702
Custard Pie-
Kansas City-
Late One Saturday EveningElektra EKL 15
Old Woman BluesElektra EKL 15; Washington WLP 702
Hard Luck BluesElektra EKL 15
* Washington WLP 702; Riverside RLP 12-644; Original Blues Classics OBCCD 589-2   Sonny Terry And His Mouth-Harp
* Elektra EKL 14; Jazz Selection (F) JSLP 50033; Vogue (E) LDE 137   Sonny Terry - Folk Blues
* Elektra EKL 15; Jazz Selection (F) JSLP 50034; Vogue (E) LDE 165   Sonny Terry - City Blues
* Vogue (E) EPV 1095   Sonny Terry - Folk Blues
* Vogue (E) V 2326   Sonny Terry - John Henry / The Fox Chase

Joe Sullivan Trio

Joe Sullivan (piano) Dave Lario (bass -1/3) Smoky Stover (drums -1/3)
San Francisco, CA, 1953
1.Gin Mill BluesRiverside RLP 12-202
2.That's A Plenty-
3.A Room With A View-
4.Little Rock Getaway-
5.Sweet Lorraine-
6.Hangover Blues-
7.Honeysuckle Rose-
8.Summertime-
9.Fido's Fantasy-
10.My Little Pride And Joy-
11.I Cover The Waterfront-
12.Farewell To Riverside-
* Riverside RLP 12-202   Joe Sullivan - New Solos By An Old Master
= Riverside RLP 12-158   Joe Sullivan - Little Rock Gataway

1954

George Lewis And His Ragtime Band

Avery "Kid" Howard (trumpet) Jim Robinson (trombone) George Lewis (clarinet) Alton Purnell (piano) Lawrence Marrero (banjo) Alcide "Slow Drag" Pavageau (bass) Joe Watkins (drums, vocals)
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Oxford, OH, February 21, 1954
In The Sweet Bye And ByeEmpirical EM 107
The Old Rugged CrossEmpirical EM 107; Riverside RLP 12-230
Bye And Bye-
Just A Little While To Stay Here-
Sometimes My Burden Is So Hard To Bear-
Take My Hand Precious LordEmpirical EM 107
Lord, You've Been Good To MeEmpirical EM 107; Riverside RLP 12-230
Down By The RiversideRiverside RLP 12-230
Just A Closer Walk With Thee-
When The Saints Go Marching In-
* Riverside RLP 12-230; Original Jazz Classics OJC 1721, OJCCD 1721-2   George Lewis - Jazz At Vespers
* Empirical EM 107   George Lewis - Spirituals In Ragtime

Geoffrey Holder's Steel Drum Trio

Geoffrey Holder (timba drums, stick, whistling, leader) Alphonso Marshall (guitar pan) Leonard Ryers (ping pong) Rod Clavery (second pan)
NYC, April 21 & 26, 1954
Dragon WalkRiverside RLP 8004
Cocoanuts-
Arima Tonight-
Michael Alexander (ping pong) replaces Ryers
La Bouet-
Tennessee Waltz-
Mike's Mambo-
Sali Salli Water-
Mambo Jambo-
* Riverside RLP 8004   Geoffrey Holder's Steel Drum Trio

Randy Weston - Sam Gill Duo

Randy Weston (piano) Sam Gill (bass)
NYC, April 27, 1954
What Is This Thing Called LoveRiverside RLP 2508; Milestone M 47045, MCD 47085-2
I Love YouRiverside RLP 2508; Milestone MCD 47085-2
Night And Day-
I Get A Kick Out Of You-
In The Still Of The NightRiverside RLP 2508; Milestone M 47045, MCD 47085-2
Get Out Of TownRiverside RLP 2508; Milestone MCD 47085-2
Just One Of Those Things-
I've Got You Under My Skin-
* Milestone M 47045   Randy Weston - Zulu
* Milestone MCD 47085-2   Randy Weston - Solo, Duo And Trio
* Riverside RLP 2508   Randy Weston Plays Cole Porter In A Modern Mood

Carl Halen Septet

Carl Halen (cornet) George Stell (trombone) Jack Pollack (tuba) Martin Kollstedt (clarinet) Fred Cary (piano) Jim Carroll (banjo, vocals) Tom Hyer (drums)
Dayton, OH, July 3, 1954
Four Or Five TimesEmpirical EM 104; Riverside RLP 12-231
Aggravation Blues-
Shake That Things-
Nagasaki-
AngryEmpirical EM 5-3; Riverside RLP 12-231
Apex Blues-
* Riverside RLP 12-231   Carl Halen - Gin Bottle Jazz
* Empirical EM 104   Carl Halen Septet
* Empirical EM 5-3   Carl Halen - Angry / Apex Blues

Red Onion Jazz Babies

Jim Heanue (cornet) Dick Brady (trombone) Joe Muranyi (clarinet) Hank Ross (piano) Mike Steig (banjo) Bill Stanley (bass, tuba) Bob Thompson (drums)
NYC, September, 1954
SusieEmpirical EM 106; Riverside RLP 12-260
Is It True What They Say About Dixie-
Yellow Dog Blues-
Too Much Mustard-
Why Do I Love You-
Song Of The Island-
Red Onion-
Oriental Strut-
Beadle-Um-BumRiverside RLP 12-260
I'm Nobody's Baby-
Sobbin' Blues-
Mr. Jelly Lord-
* Riverside RLP 12-260   Red Onion Jazz Babies - Dance Off Both Your Shoes In Hi-Fi
* Empirical EM 106   Red Onion Jazz Babies

Bob Helm's Riverside Roustabouts

Everett Farey (cornet) Bob Helm (clarinet) Hank Ross (piano) Bill Stanley (bass, tuba) Bob Thompson (washboard)
NYC, October 8, 1954
Riverside ShakeRiverside RLP 2510, RLP 12-213
Dawn Club JoysRiverside RLP 2510, RLP 12-116
Back Side O' TownRiverside RLP 2510, RLP 12-213
Doin' The Plymouth Rock-
How'm I'm Gonna Do It-
I Don't Want Anymore-
Seagull Strut-
Daybreak Blues-
* Riverside RLP 12-213   Bob Helm - San Francisco Style
* 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 2510; London (E) H-APB 1039   Bob Helm's Riverside Roustabouts

Dick Wellstood - Tommy Benford Duo

Dick Wellstood (piano) Tommy Benford (drums)
NYC, October 25, 1954
Old Fashioned LoveRiverside RLP 2506
Mule Walk-
Closed Mouth Blues-
The Shout-
Toddlin' Home-
Alligator Crawl-
Oh, Bay Whatcha Doing To Me-
Liza-
* Riverside RLP 2506   The Stride Piano Of Dick Wellstood

Carl Halen Septet

Carl Halen (cornet) George Stell (trombone) Jack Pollack (tuba) Martin Kollstedt (clarinet) Fred Cary (piano) Jim Carroll (banjo, vocals) Tom Hyer (drums)
Dayton, OH, November 6, 1954
EccentricEmpirical EM 104; Riverside RLP 12-231
Wolverine Blues-
Pallet On The Floor-
Dallas Blues-
Oh, BabyRiverside RLP 12-231
Milenberg Joys-
* Riverside RLP 12-231   Carl Halen - Gin Bottle Jazz
* Empirical EM 104   Carl Halen Septet

Pat Northrop

Tony Burrello (piano) Pat Northrop (vocals)
circa 1954
New York, New York / ManhattanRiverside RLP 8001
42nd Street-
Love Letter To Manhattan-
Penthouse Serenade-
Broadway Rhythm-
I Happen To Like New York-
Autumn In New York-
Lullaby Of Broadway-
There's A Boat That's Leaving Soon For New York / New York, New York (reprise)-
* Riverside RLP 8001   Pat Northrop/Tony Burrello - I Love New York

Tony Burrello Solo

Tony Burrello (piano)
circa 1954
Do You Know WhyRiverside RLP 8002
A Sinner Kissed An AngelRiverside RLP 8002, RLP 12-808
Polka Dots And Moonbeams-
Darn That DreamRiverside RLP 8002
All I Remember Is You-
I Remember YouRiverside RLP 8002, RLP 12-808
It's Always You-
Violets For Your FursRiverside RLP 8002
I Could Make You Care-
What's New-
* Riverside RLP 12-808   Mundell Lowe/Tony Burrello/Barbara Lea/Billy Taylor - This Could Lead To Love
* Riverside RLP 8002   Tony Burrello - Polka Dots And Moonbeams

Henry Morgan

Henry Morgan (comedian)
circa 1954
Little Red Riding RougeRiverside RLP 8003
Twelve Bottles-
Googie Morgan On Baseball-
The Russian Concert Commentator-
Advertising-
The Truth About Cowboys-
Mr. Dooley On John D. Rockefeller-
Dr. Heinrich Von Morgan On Child Care-
The Invention Of Time-
Hey, Bud-
* Riverside RLP 8003   Henry Morgan - Here's Morgan!

1955

Randy Weston Trio

Randy Weston (piano) Sam Gill (bass -1/5) Art Blakey (drums -1/5)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 25, 1955
1.Sweet SueRiverside RLP 2515, RLP 12-227
2.Pam's Waltz-
3.Solemn Meditation-
4.Again-
5.Zulu-
6.If You Could See Me Now-
* Riverside RLP 12-227   Randy Weston - Trio And Solo
= Jazzland JLP 4   Randy Weston/Art Blakey - Zule
= Milestone M 47045   Randy Weston - Zulu
= Milestone MCD 47085-2   Randy Weston - Solo, Duo And Trio
* Riverside RLP 2515   The Randy Weston Trio With Art Blakey

Barbara Lea

Johnny Windhurst (trumpet) Billy Taylor (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) Earl May (bass) Percy Brice (drums) Barbara Lea (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 15, 1955
As Long As I LiveRiverside RLP 2518
Love Is Here To Stay-
Love Me-
* Riverside RLP 2518   Barbara Lea - A Woman In Love

Barbara Lea

Johnny Windhurst (trumpet) Billy Taylor (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) Earl May (bass) Percy Brice (drums) Barbara Lea (vocals): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 16, 1955
I Didn't Know About YouRiverside RLP 2518, RLP 12-808
Come Rain Or Come Shine-
Thinking Of You-
The Best Thing For You Is MeRiverside RLP 2518
A Woman Alone With The BluesRiverside RLP 2518, RLP 12-808
* Riverside RLP 12-808   Mundell Lowe/Tony Burrello/Barbara Lea/Billy Taylor - This Could Lead To Love
* Riverside RLP 2518   Barbara Lea - A Woman In Love

Don Elliott - Rusty Dedrick Sextet

Rusty Dedrick (trumpet -1,3/10) Don Elliott (trumpet -1/3,5/10) Dick Hyman (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Don Lamond (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, March 16 & 17, 1955
1.Dominick SeventhRiverside RLP 2517, RLP 12-218
2.When Your Lover Has Gone-
3.Gargantuan Chant-
4.It's Easy To Remember-
5.Vampire Till Ready-
6.Your Own IronRiverside RLP 12-218
7.Henry's Mambo-
8.The Bull Speaks-
9.Mine-
10.Theme And Inner Tube-
* Riverside RLP 12-218   Don Elliott/Rusty Dedrick - New Counterpoint For Six Valves
= Jazzland JLP 15; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1925-2   Double Trumpet Doings Featuring Don Elliott
* Riverside RLP 2517   Don Elliott/Rusty Dedrick - Six Valves

Cuban Carnival / Cuban Festival / Festival In Havana

Ignacio Pineiro, Oscar "Floresita" Velasco, Pedro Mena, Carlos Embale, Bienvenido Leon, Adriano Rodriguez, Oracio Endibo, Ana Maria Garcia, Giraldo Rodriguez, Pedro Aspirina, Raul "Nasaco" Diaz, Gerardo Valdes, Nicholas Mauro
"Buena Vista Social Club", Havana, Cuba, spring 1955
Tumbando Cana (Conga)Judson J 3011
El Barracon (Conga)-
Consuelate Como Yo (Rumba Guaganco)-
Dondon Estabas Anoche (Rumba Guaganco)-
Ultima Rumba (Rumba Guaganco)-
La Chambelona (Conga Liberal)-
Tumba La Cana (Conga Conservatore)-
Siento Un Bombo (Conga)-
Desengana De Los Roncos (Rumba Guaganco)-
Malanga (Rumba Columbia)-
Ava Maria Morena (Rumba Yambo)-
Mirala Que Linda Viene (Conga)-
* Judson J 3011   Various Artists - Cuban Carnival
= Washington WLP 728   Various Artists - Cuban Festival: Traditional Music Of The Famous Havana Festival
= Riverside RLP 4005; Milestone MCD 9337-2   Various Artists - Festival In Havana

Thelonious Monk Trio

Thelonious Monk (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass -1/6,8) Kenny Clarke (drums -1/6,8)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 21 & 27, 1955
1.It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That SwingRiverside REP 111, RLP 12-201, RLP 483/484
2.Sophisticated LadyRiverside RLP 12-201
3.I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good-
4.Black And Tan FantasyRiverside REP 111, RLP 12-201
5.Mood Indigo-
6.I Let A Song Go Out Of My HeartRiverside RLP 12-201
7.SolitudeRiverside REP 111, RLP 12-201
8.CaravanRiverside RLP 12-201
* Riverside RLP 12-201; Original Jazz Classics OJC 024, OJCCD 024-2   Thelonious Monk Plays The Music Of Duke Ellington
= Riverside RS 3015   Thelonious Monk Plays Duke Ellington
= Milestone M 47052   Thelonious Monk - The Riverside Trios
* Riverside RLP 483/484, RS 9483/9484   The Thelonious Monk Story
* Riverside REP 111   Thelonious Monk Plays The Music Of Duke Ellington

Mundell Lowe Quartet

Dick Hyman (piano, organ, celeste) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Trigger Alpert (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, August 27, 1955
Will You Still Be MineRiverside RLP 12-204
I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plans-
I'll Never Be The Same-
Cheek To Cheek-
* Riverside RLP 12-204; Original Jazz Classics OJC 1773, OJCCD 1773-2   The Mundell Lowe Quartet

Randy Weston Trio

Randy Weston (piano) Sam Gill (bass) Wilbert Hogan (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 29 & 31, 1955
Get HappyRiverside RLP 12-203, RM 3518
Fire Down ThereRiverside RLP 12-203
Where Are You-
Under Blunder-
Dark Eyes-
Summertime-
Bass Knows-
C Jam Blues-
A Ballad-
Twelfth Street Rag-
* Riverside RLP 12-203; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1870-2   Get Happy With The Randy Weston Trio
* Riverside RM 3518, RS 93518   Various Artists - Great Jazz Artists Play Compositions Of Harold Arlen

Mundell Lowe Quartet

Dick Hyman (piano, organ, celeste) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Trigger Alpert (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 4, 1955
All Of YouRiverside RLP 12-204
Yes Sir, That's My Baby-
The Night We Called It A Day-
Bach Revisited-
Far From VanillaRiverside RLP 12-204, S 3
* Riverside RLP 12-204; Original Jazz Classics OJC 1773, OJCCD 1773-2   The Mundell Lowe Quartet
* Riverside S 3   Various Artists - Riverside Modern Jazz Sampler

1956

Marty Bell With Don Elliott Quartet

Don Elliott (vibraphone) Bob Corwin (piano) Vinnie Burke (bass) Jimmy Campbell (drums) Marty Bell (vocals)
NYC, January 17 & 23, 1956
I Thought About YouRiverside RLP 12-206
I Didn't Know What Time It Was-
The Girl Next Door-
S'posin'-
This Can't Be Love-
The Love Of My Life-
You Go To My Head-
Me And You-
Moonlight In VermontRiverside RLP 12-206, RLP 12-244
According To MoyleRiverside RLP 12-206
I've Found A New Baby-
September Song-
* Riverside RLP 12-206   The Voice Of Marty Bell - The Quartet Of Don Elliott
* Riverside RLP 12-244   Various Artists - Jazz For Lovers

Reverend Gary Davis

Reverend Gary Davis (guitar, vocals)
NYC, January 29, 1956
Blow, GabrielRiverside RLP 12-148
Twelve Gates To The City-
Samson And Delilah-
Oh Lord, Search My Heart-
Get Right Church-
You Got To Go Down-
Keep Your Lamp Trimmed And Burning-
There Was A Time That I Was Blind-
* Riverside RLP 12-148; Original Blues Classics OBC 524, OBCCD 524-2   Reverend Gary Davis/Pink Anderson - Gospel, Blues And Street Songs

Mundell Lowe Quartet

Al Klink (bass clarinet, flute) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Trigger Alpert (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 20, 1956
Speak LowRiverside RLP 12-208
We'll Be Together Again-
You Don't Know What Love Is-
I'll Take Romance-
It's So Peaceful In The Country-
I'm Old Fashioned-
* Riverside RLP 12-208; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1957-2   Guitar Moods By Mundell Lowe

Mundell Lowe Quartet

Phil Bodner (oboe, English horn) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Trigger Alpert (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 2, 1956
Memories Of YouRiverside RLP 12-208
Ill WindRiverside RLP 12-208, RLP 12-244
I Dream Too MuchRiverside RLP 12-208
June In January-
Our Waltz-
Goodbye-
* Riverside RLP 12-208; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1957-2   Guitar Moods By Mundell Lowe
* Riverside RLP 12-244   Various Artists - Jazz For Lovers

Randy Weston Trio With Cecil Payne

Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone -1,3,5/8) Randy Weston (piano) Ahmed Abdul-Malik (bass) Wilbert Hogan (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 14 & 21, 1956
1.The Man I LoveRiverside RLP 12-214, RLP 12-267
2.Serenade In BlueRiverside RLP 12-214
3.I Can't Get Started With You-
4.This Can't Be Love-
5.These Foolish Things-
6.Lifetime-
7.Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me-
8.Little Niles-
* Riverside RLP 12-214; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1883-2   Randy Weston Trio Plus Cecil Payne - With These Hands...
= Milestone M 47045   Randy Weston - Zulu
* Riverside RLP 12-267   Various Artists - Riverside Drive

Thelonious Monk Trio

Thelonious Monk (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass -1,3,4) Art Blakey (drums -1,3,4)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 17, 1956
1.LizaRiverside REP 113, RLP 12-209, RLP 12-267
2.Memories Of YouRiverside REP 113, RLP 12-209
3.You Are Too BeautifulRiverside RLP 12-209
4.Just You, Just Me-
* Riverside RLP 12-209; Original Jazz Classics OJC 064, OJCCD 064-2   Thelonious Monk - The Unique
= Milestone M 47052   Thelonious Monk - The Riverside Trios
* Riverside RLP 12-267   Various Artists - Riverside Drive
* Riverside REP 113   Thelonious Monk - The Unique

Thelonious Monk Trio

Thelonious Monk (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 3, 1956
Honeysuckle RoseRiverside RLP 12-209, RLP 483/484
Darn That DreamRiverside RLP 12-209
Tea For TwoRiverside REP 113, RLP 12-209
* Riverside RLP 12-209; Original Jazz Classics OJC 064, OJCCD 064-2   Thelonious Monk - The Unique
= Milestone M 47052   Thelonious Monk - The Riverside Trios
* Riverside RLP 483/484, RS 9483/9484   The Thelonious Monk Story
* Riverside REP 113   Thelonious Monk - The Unique

Mundell Lowe Trio

Jack Greenberg (English horn) Mundell Lowe (guitar) George Duvivier (bass)
NYC, April, 1956
This Could Lead To LoveRiverside RLP 12-808
I Guess I'll Have To Dream The Rest-
Wonderful One-
I Hadn't Anyone 'Til You-
* Riverside RLP 12-808   Mundell Lowe/Tony Burrello/Barbara Lea/Billy Taylor - This Could Lead To Love

Mundell Lowe And His Orchestra

Joe Wilder (trumpet) John Barrows, Jim Buffington (French horn) Don Hammond (flute) Jerry Roth (oboe) Bernard Garfield (bassoon) Jimmy Carroll (clarinet, bass clarinet) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Trigger Alpert (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, June 12, 1956
What Happened Last NightRiverside RLP 12-219
Walk Softly-
The Endless Quest-
Tacet For NeuroticsRiverside RLP 12-219, S 3
* Riverside RLP 12-219   Mundell Lowe And His Orchestra - New Music Of Alec Wilder
= Offbeat OLP 3010   Mundell Lowe And His Orchestra - Tacet For Neurotics: The Music Of Alec Wilder
* Riverside S 3   Various Artists - Riverside Modern Jazz Sampler

Mundell Lowe And His Orchestra

Joe Wilder (trumpet) John Barrows, Jim Buffington (French horn) Don Hammond (flute) Jerry Roth (oboe) Harold Goltzer (bassoon) Jimmy Carroll (clarinet, bass clarinet) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Trigger Alpert (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums): Harold Goltzer (bassoon) replaces Garfield
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, June 19, 1956
Let's Get Together And CryRiverside RLP 12-219
Pop, What's A Passacaglia-
No Plans-
An Unrelenting Memory-
* Riverside RLP 12-219   Mundell Lowe And His Orchestra - New Music Of Alec Wilder
= Offbeat OLP 3010   Mundell Lowe And His Orchestra - Tacet For Neurotics: The Music Of Alec Wilder

Bob Corwin Trio With Don Elliott

Don Elliott (trumpet) Bob Corwin (piano) Ernie Furtado (bass) Jimmy Campbell (drums)
NYC, June, 1956
My Shining HourRiverside RLP 12-220, RLP 12-267
Isn't It RomanticRiverside RLP 12-220
I'll Remember April-
I Remember You-
Rico-Jico Joe-
It Might As Well Be Spring-
I'll Take Romance-
Gone With The Wind-
It Could Happen To You-
Pony Tail-
* Riverside RLP 12-220   The Bob Corwin Quartet Featuring The Trumpet Of Don Elliott
* Riverside RLP 12-267   Various Artists - Riverside Drive

Coleman Hawkins A Documentary

Coleman Hawkins (speaking)
NYC, summer 1956
Early DaysRiverside RLP 12-117
The Henderson Period-
Europe In The 30's-
Body And Soul-
The Coming Of Modern JazzRiverside RLP 12-118
New York: The Toughest Town-
Some Thoughts On Today And Tomorrow-
Some Thoughts On Rock And Roll-
* Riverside RLP 12-117   Coleman Hawkins A Documentary, Vol. 1
* Riverside RLP 12-118   Coleman Hawkins A Documentary, Vol. 2

Mundell Lowe And His Orchestra

Joe Wilder (trumpet) John Barrows, Jim Buffington (French horn) Don Hammond (flute) Jerry Roth (oboe) Harold Goltzer (bassoon) Jimmy Carroll (clarinet, bass clarinet) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, July 3, 1956
Suggestion For Bored DancersRiverside RLP 12-219
She Never Wore Makeup-
Mama Never Dug This Scene-
Around The World In 2:34-
* Riverside RLP 12-219   Mundell Lowe And His Orchestra - New Music Of Alec Wilder
= Offbeat OLP 3010   Mundell Lowe And His Orchestra - Tacet For Neurotics: The Music Of Alec Wilder

Matthew Gee All-Stars

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Matthew Gee (trombone) Frank Foster (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Joe Knight (piano) John Simmons (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, July 19, 1956
Gee!Riverside RLP 12-221; Jazzland JLP 3
Kingston Lounge-
The Boys From Brooklyn-
* Riverside RLP 12-221; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1884-2   Matthew Gee All-Stars - Jazz By Gee!
* Jazzland JLP 3   Kenny Dorham - The Swingers

Matthew Gee All-Stars

Matthew Gee (trombone) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) Joe Knight (piano) Wilbur Ware (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, August 22, 1956
Out Of NowhereRiverside RLP 12-221
I'll Remember April-
Joram-
Sweet Georgia Brown-
Lover Man-
* Riverside RLP 12-221; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1884-2   Matthew Gee All-Stars - Jazz By Gee!

Ernie Henry Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Wilbur Ware (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, August 23, 1956
Gone With The WindRiverside RLP 12-222; Jazzland JLP 3
OrientRiverside RLP 12-222, S 3; Jazzland JLP 3
Free FlightRiverside RLP 12-222; Jazzland JLP 3
Checkmate-
* Riverside RLP 12-222; Original Jazz Classics OJC 102, OJCCD 1920-2   Presenting Ernie Henry
* Jazzland JLP 3   Kenny Dorham - The Swingers
* Riverside S 3   Various Artists - Riverside Modern Jazz Sampler

Ernie Henry Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Wilbur Ware (bass) Art Taylor (drums): same personnel
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, August 30, 1956
Active IngredientsRiverside RLP 12-222; Jazzland JLP 14
I Should CareRiverside RLP 12-222, RLP 12-244; Jazzland JLP 14
Cleo's ChantRiverside RLP 12-222; Jazzland JLP 14
Cleo's Chant (alt. version)Riverside RLP 12-266
* Riverside RLP 12-222; Original Jazz Classics OJC 102, OJCCD 1920-2   Presenting Ernie Henry
* Jazzland JLP 14   Kenny Dorham And Friends
* Riverside RLP 12-244   Various Artists - Jazz For Lovers
* Riverside RLP 12-266; Original Jazz Classics OJC 086, OJCCD 1906-2   Ernie Henry - Last Chorus

Randy Weston Solo

Randy Weston (piano)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 1, 1956
Little Girl BlueRiverside RLP 12-227
We'll Be Together Again-
Softness-
Lover-
* Riverside RLP 12-227   Randy Weston - Trio And Solo
= Jazzland JLP 4   Randy Weston/Art Blakey - Zule
= Milestone M 47045   Randy Weston - Zulu
= Milestone MCD 47085-2   Randy Weston - Solo, Duo And Trio

Bill Evans Solo

Bill Evans (piano)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September 18, 1956
I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)Riverside REP 118, RLP 12-223
Waltz For Debby-
My RomanceRiverside RLP 12-223
* Riverside RLP 12-223; Original Jazz Classics OJC 025, OJCCD 025-2   Bill Evans - New Jazz Conceptions
= Milestone M 47063   Bill Evans - Conception
* Riverside REP 118   Bill Evans - New Jazz Conceptions

Kenny Drew Trio

Kenny Drew (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September 20 & 26, 1956
CaravanRiverside RLP 12-224
Come Rain Or Come Shine-
Ruby, My Dear-
Weird-O-
Taking A Chance On Love-
When You Wish Upon A Star-
Blues For Nica-
It's Only A Paper Moon-
* Riverside RLP 12-224; Original Jazz Classics OJC 065, OJCCD 065-2   Kenny Drew Trio
= Jazzland JLP 9   Kenny Drew/Philly Joe Jones/Paul Chambers - The Tough Piano Trio

Bill Evans Trio

Bill Evans (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Paul Motian (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September 27, 1956
I Love YouRiverside RLP 12-223, RLP 12-272
Five (theme)Riverside RLP 12-223
Conception-
Easy Living-
Displacement-
Speak LowRiverside REP 118, RLP 12-223
Our DelightRiverside RLP 12-223
No Cover, No Minimum (take 2)-
No Cover, No Minimum (take 1)Milestone M 47063; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 025-2
* Riverside RLP 12-223; Original Jazz Classics OJC 025, OJCCD 025-2   Bill Evans - New Jazz Conceptions
= Milestone M 47063   Bill Evans - Conception
* Riverside RLP 12-272   Various Artists - 8 Ways To Jazz: Cole Porter Compositions
* Riverside REP 118   Bill Evans - New Jazz Conceptions

Thelonious Monk Quintet

Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 9, 1956
Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues-AreRiverside RLP 12-226; Milestone M 47023
Pannonica-
Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues-Are (excerpt)Riverside RLP 12-266
* Riverside RLP 12-226, RLP 1174; Original Jazz Classics OJC 026, OJCCD 026-2   Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners
= Riverside RS 3000   Thelonious Monk - Mighty Monk
* Milestone M 47023   Thelonious Monk - Brilliance
* Riverside RLP 12-266; Original Jazz Classics OJC 086, OJCCD 1906-2   Ernie Henry - Last Chorus

Randy Weston Trio With Cecil Payne

Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone -1,2,4,5,7,8) Randy Weston (piano) Ahmed Abdul-Malik (bass -1/5,7,8) Al Dreares (drums -1,2,4,5,7,8)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, October 14, 1956
1.Theme: Solemn MeditationRiverside RLP 12-232
2.Just A Riff-
3.You Go To My Head-
4.Once In A While-
5.Hold 'Em Joe-
6.It's All Right With Me-
7.Chessman's Delight-
8.Theme: Solemn Meditation-
* Riverside RLP 12-232; Original Jazz Classics OJC 1747, OJCCD 1747-2   Randy Weston Trio With Cecil Payne - Jazz A La Bohemia
= Jazzland JLP 13   Randy Weston/Cecil Payne - Greenwich Village Jazz

Thelonious Monk Quintet

Ernie Henry (alto saxophone -1) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone -1) Thelonious Monk (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass -1) Max Roach (drums -1)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 15, 1956
1.Brilliant CornersRiverside R 45608, RLP 12-226, RLP 421, RLP 483/484; Milestone M 47023
2.I Surrender, DearRiverside RLP 12-226
* Riverside RLP 12-226, RLP 1174; Original Jazz Classics OJC 026, OJCCD 026-2   Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners
= Riverside RS 3000   Thelonious Monk - Mighty Monk
* Riverside RLP 421, RS 9421   Thelonious Monk Greatest Hits
* Riverside RLP 483/484, RS 9483/9484   The Thelonious Monk Story
* Milestone M 47023   Thelonious Monk - Brilliance
* Riverside R 45608   Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners, Part 1&2

Trigger Alpert's Absolutely All Star Seven

Joe Wilder (trumpet) Urbie Green (trombone) Tony Scott (clarinet, tenor saxophone, arranger) Zoot Sims (tenor, alto saxophone) Al Cohn (tenor, baritone saxophone) Trigger Alpert (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Dick Hyman, Marty Paich (arranger)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 29, 1956
Treat Me RoughRiverside RLP 12-225
Love Me Tomorrow (But Leave Me Alone Today)-
Trigger Happy!Riverside RLP 12-225, RLP 12-267
* Riverside RLP 12-225   Trigger Alpert - Trigger Happy!
= Jazzland JLP 11; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1012-2   Zoot Sims/Al Cohn/Tony Scott - East Coast Sounds
* Riverside RLP 12-267   Various Artists - Riverside Drive

Trigger Alpert's Absolutely All Star Seven

Joe Wilder (trumpet) Urbie Green (trombone) Tony Scott (clarinet, tenor saxophone, arranger) Zoot Sims (tenor, alto saxophone) Al Cohn (tenor, baritone saxophone) Trigger Alpert (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Dick Hyman, Marty Paich (arranger): same personnel
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, November 23, 1956
Looking At YouRiverside RLP 12-225, RLP 12-272
TranquilizerRiverside RLP 12-225
I Like The Likes Of You-
* Riverside RLP 12-225   Trigger Alpert - Trigger Happy!
= Jazzland JLP 11; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1012-2   Zoot Sims/Al Cohn/Tony Scott - East Coast Sounds
* Riverside RLP 12-272   Various Artists - 8 Ways To Jazz: Cole Porter Compositions

Trigger Alpert's Absolutely All Star Seven

Joe Wilder (trumpet) Urbie Green (trombone) Tony Scott (clarinet, tenor saxophone, arranger) Zoot Sims (tenor, alto saxophone) Al Cohn (tenor, baritone saxophone) Trigger Alpert (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Dick Hyman, Marty Paich (arranger): same personnel
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, November 30, 1956
I Wish I Were In Love AgainRiverside RLP 12-225
I Don't Want To Be Alone Again-
Trigger Fantasy-
Where's That Rainbow-
* Riverside RLP 12-225   Trigger Alpert - Trigger Happy!
= Jazzland JLP 11; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1012-2   Zoot Sims/Al Cohn/Tony Scott - East Coast Sounds

Thelonious Monk Quintet

Clark Terry (trumpet) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, December 7, 1956
Bemsha SwingRiverside RLP 12-226; Milestone M 47023
* Riverside RLP 12-226, RLP 1174; Original Jazz Classics OJC 026, OJCCD 026-2   Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners
= Riverside RS 3000   Thelonious Monk - Mighty Monk
* Milestone M 47023   Thelonious Monk - Brilliance

Oscar Moore Duo

Oscar Moore (rhythm guitar, solo guitar) Leroy Vinnegar (bass)
Audio Arts Studios, Hollywood, CA, December 12 & 14, 1956
TangerineOmegatape ST 7012; Riverside RLP 12-819
I Can't Get StartedOmegatape ST 7012
Angel Eyes-
To A Wild Rose-
It's A Pity To Say Goodnight-
Sweet Lorraine-
There's A Small HotelOmegatape ST 7012; Riverside RLP 12-819
If You Were MineOmegatape ST 7012
Taborra-
* Riverside RLP 12-819   Have You Met Inez Jones? Featuring Oscar Moore
* Omegatape ST 7012   Presenting Oscar Moore

Zoot Sims Quintet

Nick Travis (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor, alto saxophone) George Handy (piano, arranger) Wilbur Ware (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, December 13 & 18, 1956
Why CryRiverside REP 120, RLP 12-228
Echoes Of You-
Swim JimRiverside RLP 12-228
Here And Now-
Fools Rush InRiverside RLP 12-228, RLP 12-244
OsmosisRiverside RLP 12-228
Taking A Chance On Love-
* Riverside RLP 12-228; Original Jazz Classics OJC 228, OJCCD 228-2   Zoot Sims - Zoot!
= Jazzland JLP 2   Zoot Sims Quintet
* Riverside RLP 12-244   Various Artists - Jazz For Lovers
* Riverside REP 120   Zoot Sims Quintet

The English And Scottish Popular Ballads (The Child Ballads)

A.L. Lloyd, Ewan MacColl
released 1956
Lord Randall (12)Riverside RLP 12-621/622; Washington WLP 715
The Devil And The Ploughman (278) (The Farmer's Curst Wife)-
The Laird O' Drum (236)-
Herod And The Cock (55) (The Carnal And The Crane)-
Thomas Rhymer (37)-
Our Goodman (274)-
The Unqiet Grave (78)-
Minorie (10) (The Twa Sisters)-
Hind Horn (17)-
Eppie Morrie (223)Riverside RLP 12-621/622; Washington WLP 716
Sir Hugh (155) (The Jew's Daughter)-
The Shepherd Lad (112) (The Baffled Knight)-
Robin Hood And The Tanner (126)-
Richie Story (232)-
Get Up And Bar The Door (275)-
The Outlandish Knight (4) (Lady Isabel And The Elf-Knight)-
The Bonnie Hoose O' Airlie (199)-
The Rantin Laddie (240)-
The Broomfield Hill (43)Riverside RLP 12-623/624; Washington WLP 717
The Prickly Bush (95) (The Maid Freed From The Gallows)-
Johnnie O'Breadisley (114) (Johnie Cock)-
George Collins (85) (Lady Alice)-
The Trooper And The Maid (299)-
The Cooper O'Fife (277) (The Wife Wrapt In Wether's Skin)-
Fair Margaret And Sweet William (74)-
Glasgow Peggie (228)-
The Broom Of Cowdenknowes (217)-
The Keach In The Creel (281)Riverside RLP 12-623/624; Washington WLP 718
Georgie (209) (Geordie)-
The Jolly Beggar (279)-
Lord Bateman (53) (Young Beichan)-
My Son David (13) (Edward)-
Sir Patrick Spens (58)-
The Knight And The Shepherd's Daughter (110)-
Bawbee Allan (84) (Bonny Barbara Allen)-
Robin Hood And The Bold Pedlar (132)-
The Battle Of Harlaw (163)Riverside RLP 12-625/626; Washington WLP 719
The Dover Sailor (295) (The Brown Girl)-
Amang The Blue Flowers And The Yellow (25) (Willie's Lyke-Wake)-
The Golden Vanity (286) (The Sweet Trinity)-
The Douglas Tragedy (7) (Earl Brand)-
The Dowie Dens O' Yarrow (214)-
Robin Hood And The Bishop Of Hereford (144)-
The Gairdner Child (219) (The Gardener)-
Gil Morice (83) (Child Maurice)-
The Crafty Farmer (283)Riverside RLP 12-625/626; Washington WLP 720
Gipsies-O (200) (The Gypsy Laddie)-
Lang Johnnie More (251)-
Long Lankin (93) (Lamkin)-
The Beggar Laddie (280)-
Rob Roy (225)-
The Cherry Tree (54) (The Cherry-Tree Carol)-
The Heir O'Lynne (267) (The Heir Of Linne)-
Hughie The Graeme (191)-
Jock The Leg (282) (Jock The Leg And The Merry Merchant)Riverside RLP 12-627/628; Washington WLP 721
The Daemon Lover (243) (James Harris)-
The Earl Of Aboyne (235)-
Scarborough Fair (2) (The Elfin Knight)-
Lord Gregory (76) (The Lass Of Loch Royal)-
The Bonnie Earl O' Murray (181)-
Henry Martin (250)-
Clyde's Water (216) (The Mother's Malison)-
The Lover's Ghost (248) (The Grey Cock)-
The Burning O' Auchendoun (183) (Wille Macintosh)Riverside RLP 12-627/628; Washington WLP 722
The Banks Of Green Willow (24) (Bonnie Annie)-
Bessie Bell And Mary Gray (201)-
Bold Sir Rylas (18) (Sir Lionel)-
Captain Wedderburn's Courtship (46)-
Captain Ward And The Rainbow (287)-
Dives And Lazarus (56)-
The Cruel Mother (20)-
Lord Thomas And Fair Eleanor (73) (Lord Thomas And Fair Annet)-
* Riverside RLP 12-621/622   Ewan MacColl/A.L. Lloyd - The English And Scottish Popular Ballads (The Child Ballads), Vol. I
* Washington WLP 715   Ewan MacColl/A.L. Lloyd - The English And Scottish Popular Ballads (The Child Ballads), Vol. 1
* Washington WLP 716   Ewan MacColl/A.L. Lloyd - The English And Scottish Popular Ballads (The Child Ballads), Vol. 2
* Riverside RLP 12-623/624   Ewan MacColl/A.L. Lloyd - The English And Scottish Popular Ballads (The Child Ballads), Vol. II
* Washington WLP 717   Ewan MacColl/A.L. Lloyd - The English And Scottish Popular Ballads (The Child Ballads), Vol. 3
* Washington WLP 718   Ewan MacColl/A.L. Lloyd - The English And Scottish Popular Ballads (The Child Ballads), Vol. 4
* Riverside RLP 12-625/626   Ewan MacColl/A.L. Lloyd - The English And Scottish Popular Ballads (The Child Ballads), Vol. III
* Washington WLP 719   Ewan MacColl/A.L. Lloyd - The English And Scottish Popular Ballads (The Child Ballads), Vol. 5
* Washington WLP 720   Ewan MacColl/A.L. Lloyd - The English And Scottish Popular Ballads (The Child Ballads), Vol. 6
* Riverside RLP 12-627/628   Ewan MacColl/A.L. Lloyd - The English And Scottish Popular Ballads (The Child Ballads), Vol. IV
* Washington WLP 721   Ewan MacColl/A.L. Lloyd - The English And Scottish Popular Ballads (The Child Ballads), Vol. 7
* Washington WLP 722   Ewan MacColl/A.L. Lloyd - The English And Scottish Popular Ballads (The Child Ballads), Vol. 8

Great British Ballads Not Included In The Child Collection

A.L. Lloyd, Ewan MacColl: same session
released 1956
The Bitter WithyRiverside RLP 12-629; Washington WLP 723
Lang A-Growing-
The Bramble Briar-
The Seven Virgins-
Down In Yon Forest-
The Bold Fisherman-
The Blind Beggar's Daughter Of Bethnal Green-
Six Dukes Went A-Fishing-
The Holy Well-
The Shooting Of His Dear-
* Riverside RLP 12-629   Ewan MacColl/A.L. Lloyd - Great British Ballads Not Included In The Child Collection
* Washington WLP 723   Ewan MacColl/A.L. Lloyd - Great British Ballads Not Included In The Child Collection