Washington Records Catalog: Offbeat 3000, 4000, 4900, 5700 series

Washington Offbeat Jazz 3000 series (12 inch LP)

OLP 3001   Charlie Byrd - Jazz At The Showboat

Bobby Felder (valve trombone) Kenneth Pasmanick (bassoon -2) Buck Hill (tenor saxophone -1,3/5) T. Carson (piano) Charlie Byrd (guitar) Keter Betts (bass) Bertell Knox (drums)
Washington, DC, 1958
1.Byrd's Word
2.Bobby In Bassoonville
3.Tri-X
4.What's New
5.Buck's Hill
Charlie Byrd (guitar) Ginny Byrd (vocals)
Blue Turning Grey Over You
Don't Explain
Charlie Schneer (piano -3,4) Charlie Byrd (guitar -1,2,4) Keter Betts (bass, cello) Eddie Phyfe (drums)
1.Satin Doll
2.Conversation Piece
3.Top's Tune
4.Stompin' At The Savoy

OLP 3002   Walter Skees - A Little Tenderness

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OLP 3003   Buck Clarke - Cool Hands

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OLP 3004   Henry Morgan/Israel Robins - The Saint And The Sinner

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OLP 3005   Charlie Byrd - Jazz At The Showboat, Vol. 2: Byrd In The Wind

Wallace Mann (flute -1,4,7,10) Richard White (oboe -1,4,7,10) Kenneth Pasmanick (bassoon -1,4,7,10) Buck Hill (tenor saxophone -3,6,12) Charlie Schneer (piano -9,11,12) Charlie Byrd (guitar) Keter Betts (bass -1,3,6,7,9,11,12) Bertell Knox (drums -1,3,6,7,9,11,12) Ginny Byrd (vocals -2,5,9,11)
Washington, DC, 1959
1.Swing '59
2.You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
3.Showboat Shuffle
4.Love Letters
5.Cross Your Heart
6.Keter's Dirty Blues
7.You're A Sweetheart
8.Stars Fell On Alabama
9.A Long Way From St. Louis
10.Wait Till You See Her
11.Georgia
12.Copacabana
** also issued on Riverside RLP 449, RS 9449 entitled "Byrd In The Wind". Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1086-2 entitled "Charlie Byrd Trio And Woodwinds - Byrd In The Wind".

OLP 3006   Charlie Byrd - Jazz At The Showboat, Vol. 3

Charlie Schneer (piano) Charlie Byrd (guitar) Keter Betts (bass) Bertell Knox (drums)
Washington, DC, September, 1960
Blues For Felix
Gypsy In My Soul
In A Mellotone
Prelude To A Kiss
Travelin' On
Play Fiddle, Play
Funky Flamenco
My One And Only Love
Mama, I'll Be Home Some Day
How Long Has This Been Going On
Who Cares
Lay The Lily Low
** also issued on Riverside RLP 450, RS 9450; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 998-2 entitled "Mr. Guitar".

OLP 3007   Charlie Byrd - Jazz At The Showboat, Vol. 4: Charlie's Choice

Charlie Byrd (guitar) Keter Betts (bass) Buddy Deppenschmidt (drums)
Washington, DC, 1960
Taking A Chance On Love
Moonlight In Vermont
Speak Low
Nuages
Everything I've Got Belongs To You
Makin' Whoopee
Django
Nice Work If You Can Get It
The House Of The Rising Sun
Ring Them Harmonics
Taboo
To Ginny
** also issued on Riverside RLP 451, RS 9451, RS 3005; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 945-2 entitled "The Guitar Artistry Of Charlie Byrd".

OLP 3008   Charlie Byrd At The Village Vanguard

Charlie Byrd (guitar) Keter Betts (bass) Buddy Deppenschmidt (drums): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, January 15, 1961
Just Squeeze Me
Why Was I Born
You Stepped Out Of A Dream
Fantasia On Which Side Are You On
** also issued on Riverside RLP 452, RS 9452; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 669-2.
** part of Milestone M 47049.

OLP 3009   Charlie Byrd - Blues Sonata

Barry Harris (piano) Charlie Byrd (guitar) Keter Betts (bass) Buddy Deppenschmidt (drums)
NYC, October 23, 1961
Alexander's Ragtime Band
Jordu
That Old Devil Called Love
Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart
omit Harris
NYC, October 24, 1961
The Blues Sonata: Polonaise Pour Pietro
The Blues Sonata: Ballad In B Minor
The Blues Sonata: Scherzo For An Old Shoe
** also issued on Riverside RLP 453, RS 9453; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1063-2.

OLP 3010   Mundell Lowe And His Orchestra - Tacet For Neurotics: The Music Of Alec Wilder

Joe Wilder (trumpet) John Barrows, Jim Buffington (French horn) Don Hammond (flute) Jerry Roth (oboe) Bernard Garfield (bassoon) Jimmy Carroll (clarinet, bass clarinet) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Trigger Alpert (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, June 12, 1956
What Happened Last Night
Walk Softly
The Endless Quest
Tacet For Neurotics
Harold Goltzer (bassoon) replaces Garfield
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, June 19, 1956
Let's Get Together And Cry
Pop, What's A Passacaglia
No Plans
An Unrelenting Memory
Milt Hinton (bass) replaces Alpert
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, July 3, 1956
Suggestion For Bored Dancers
She Never Wore Makeup
Mama Never Dug This Scene
Around The World In 2:34
** reissue of Riverside RLP 12-219 entitled "Mundell Lowe And His Orchestra - New Music Of Alec Wilder".

Washington Offbeat 4000 series (12 inch LP)

RLP 4001   Various Artists - The Field Recordings Of African Coast Rhythms: Tribal And Folk Music Of West Africa

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RLP 4002   Various Artists - Voice Of The Congo: Tribal Music Of Central Africa

Royal Drums Of The Abatutsi, Abatutsi Girls Songs
Belgian Congo, 1951-1952
Lobertina

RLP 4003   Various Artists - Music Of Liberia And The Gold Coast

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RLP 4004   Geoffrey Holder And The Trinidad Humingbirds - Songs Of The Caribbean

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RLP 4005   Various Artists - 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)
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)
** reissue of Judson J 3011 entitled "Cuban Carnival".

RLP 4006   Various Artists - Tribal Music Of The Belgian Congo

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RLP 4007   no information

RLP 4008   no information

RLP 4009   no information

OLP 4010   Paul Winter - A Winter's Tale

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OLP 4011   Ben Bagley's Shoestring Revue

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OLP 4012   Ben Bagley's Shoestring '57

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OLP 4013   Take Five With Ronny Graham: Julius Monk Revue

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OLP 4014   The Pro Musica Erotica - The Restoration Revisited Or The Pursuit Of Happiness

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OLP 4015   Demi-Dozen: Julius Monk Revue

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OLP 4016   Pieces Of Eight: Julius Monk Revue

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OLP 4017   Four Below Strikes Back: Julius Monk Revue

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OLP 4018   Ronny Graham (not released)

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OLP 4019   no information

OLP 4020   Read By Martyn Green - A Treasury Of Ribaldry

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** also issued on Riverside RLP 7001.

OLP 4021   Oscar Brand - American Drinking Songs

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** also issued on Riverside RLP 12-630.

OLP 4022   no information

OLP 4023   Ewan MacColl - Scotch Drinking Songs

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** also issued on Riverside RLP 12-605 entitled "Scots Drinking Songs".

Washington Offbeat 4900 series (12 inch LP)

OLP 4901   Henry Miller - Life As I See It

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Washington Offbeat 5700 series (12 inch LP)

OLP 5701   no information

OLP 5702   no information

OLP 5703   no information

OLP 5704   no information

OLP 5705   no information

OLP 5706   no information

OLP 5707   no information

OLP 5708   no information

OLP 5709   no information