Savoy Records Discography: 1947

1947 (5th anniversary)

Dusty Fletcher

George Treadwell (trumpet) Dickie Harris (trombone) Big Nick Nicholas (tenor sax) Jimmy Jones (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Dusty Fletcher (vocals)
NYC, January 4, 1947
NSC222 | SDF70158Open The Door, Richard, Part 1National 4012
NSC223 | SDF70159Open The Door, Richard, Part 2-
* National 4012; Savoy 1585   Dusty Fletcher - Open The Door, Richard, Part 1&2

Two Black Crows

Two Black Crows
January 14, 1947
JRC260unknown titleJewel unissued
JRC261--

Teddy Reig's All Stars

Kai Winding (trombone) Allen Eager (tenor sax) Marty Napoleon (piano) Eddie Safranski (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Teddy Reig (director)
NYC, January 22, 1947
S3375O-Go-MoSavoy 905, MG 9017, MG 12119, SJL 2236
S3376-2Mr. DuesSavoy 975, MG 9017, MG 12119, SJL 2236
S3377Oh, Kai (as Kai's Day)Savoy MG 9017, MG 15044, MG 12119, SJL 2236
S3378SaxonSavoy MG 9025, MG 15044, MG 12119, SJL 2236
* Savoy MG 12119   Various Artists - In The Beginning Bebop!
* Savoy SJL 2236   Various Artists - Brothers And Other Mothers, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 9017   Kai Winding - New Sound In Modern Music, Vol. 4
* Savoy MG 15044   Tenor Sax Solos By Allen Eager
* Savoy MG 9025   Various Artists - Birth Of The Bop, Vol. 4
* Savoy 905   Teddy Reig - O-Go-Mo / Fats Navarro - Ed Pob
* Savoy 975   J.J. Johnson - Jay Bird / Teddy Reig - Mr. Dues

Morris Lane Quintet

Morris Lane (tenor sax) Ed Swanston (piano) George Baker (guitar) Frank Skeete (bass) Bob Aviles (drums)
NYC, January 24, 1947
S3379Blowin' For KicksSavoy XP 8089, MG 9026
S3380Blowin' For Peopleunissued
S3381Luke The SpookSavoy 646
S3382Down The LaneSavoy 646, XP 8089, MG 9021
* Savoy MG 9026   Various Artists - Birth Of The Bop, Vol. 5
* Savoy MG 9021   Various Artists - Tenor Sax Solos, Vol. 3
* Savoy XP 8089   Morris Lane
* Savoy 646   Morris Lane - Luke The Spook / Down The Lane

Fats Navarro And His Thin Men

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Leo Parker (baritone, alto sax) Tadd Dameron (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Denzil Best (drums)
NYC, January 29, 1947
S3383-2Fat GirlSavoy 906, XP 8025, MG 9005, MG 12114, SJL 2216
S3384-2Ice Freezes RedSavoy 976, XP 8024, MG 9005, MG 12114, SJL 2216
S3385Ed PobSavoy 905, XP 8025, MG 9005, MG 12114, SJL 2216
S3386Goin' To Minton'sSavoy 951, XP 8024, MG 9005, MG 12114, SJL 2216
* Savoy MG 12114   Various Artists - Opus De Bop
* Savoy SJL 2216   Fats Navarro - Fat Girl
* Savoy MG 9005   Fats Navarro
* Savoy XP 8025   Fats Navarro - New Trends In Jazz, Vol. 6
* Savoy XP 8024   Fats Navarro - New Trends In Jazz, Vol. 5
* Savoy 906   Serge Chaloff - A Bar A Second / Fats Navarro - Fat Girl
* Savoy 976   Fats Navarro - Ice Freezes Red / Ray Brown - For Hecklers Only
* Savoy 905   Teddy Reig - O-Go-Mo / Fats Navarro - Ed Pob
* Savoy 951   Fats Navarro/Leo Parker - Goin' To Minton's / Miles Davis/Charlie Parker - Half Nelson

Dusty Fletcher And His Gang

Hot Lips Page (trumpet) Dicky Wells (trombone) Budd Johnson (tenor sax) Billy Kyle (piano) Aaron Smith (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Jack Parker (drums) Dusty Fletcher (vocals)
NYC, January 30, 1947
NSC224I'm Going Back In There, Part 1National 4014
NSC225I'm Going Back In There, Part 2-
NSC226 | SDF70160Dusty Fletcher's Mad Hour, Part 1National 4013
NSC227 | SDF70161Dusty Fletcher's Mad Hour, Part 2-
* National 4014; Savoy 1538   Dusty Fletcher - I'm Going Back In There, Part 1&2
* National 4013; Savoy 1526   Dusty Fletcher's Mad Hour, Part 1&2

Martha Davis Quartet

Martha Davis (piano, vocals) Ralph Williams (guitar) Calvin Ponder (bass) Lee Young (drums)
circa January, 1947???
JRC262-3Bread And GravyJewel ON-2002; Acorn 313
JRC263Little White LiesJewel ON-2002; Acorn 314
JRC264When I Said GoodbyeJewel ON-2003; Acorn 314
JRC265-3Sarah! Sarah!Jewel ON-2003; Acorn 313
* Acorn 313   Martha Davis - Bread And Gravy / Sarah! Sarah!
* Acorn 314   Martha Davis - Little White Lies / When I Said Goodbye
* Jewel ON-2002   Martha Davis - Bread And Gravy / Little White Lies
* Jewel ON-2003   Martha Davis - When I Said Goodbye / Sarah! Sarah!

Ray McKinley And His Orchestra

Billy Broyles, Joe Ferrante, Charles Genduso, Nick Travis (trumpet) Irv Dinkin, Vernon Friley, James Harwood (trombone) Ray Beller (alto sax) William Ainsworth, Peanuts Hucko, Deane Kincaide, Howard Terry (sax) Lou Stein (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) John Cianciarulo (bass) Paul Kashishian, Ray McKinley (drums)
NYC, early 1947
T1064I Got A Right To Sing The BluesSavoy MG 12024
T1067The Chief-
* Savoy MG 12024   Ray McKinley - Borderline

George Shearing Trio

George Shearing (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Denzil Best (drums)
NYC, February 3, 1947
S3387So RareSavoy 689, XP 8019, MG 15003, MG 12016, SJL 1117
S3388Have You Met Miss JonesSavoy 658, XP 8018, MG 15003, MG 12016, SJL 1117
S3389George's BoogieSavoy 739
* Savoy MG 12016   Great Britain's Marian McPartland And George Shearing
* Savoy SJL 1117   George Shearing - So Rare
* Savoy MG 15003   George Shearing Trios
* Savoy XP 8019   George Shearing, Vol. 2
* Savoy XP 8018   George Shearing, Vol. 1
* Savoy 689   George Shearing - So Rare / Cozy's Bop
* Savoy 658   George Shearing - Have You Met Miss Jones / Buccaneer's Bounce
* Savoy 739   Erroll Garner - All The Things You Are / George Shearing - George's Boogie

Billy Stewart/Milton Buggs With Ray Abrams Orchestra

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Leonard Lowry (alto sax) Ray Abrams (tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Kenny Watts (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Lee Abrams (drums) Billy Stewart (vocals -1,3) Milton Buggs (vocals -2,4)
NYC, February 18, 1947
1. S3400-1Gloomy SundaySavoy 647
2. S3401-2I Live True To YouSavoy 648
3. S3402-1In My SolitudeSavoy 647
4. S3403-3Fine Brown FrameSavoy 648
* Savoy 647   Billy Stewart/Ray Abrams - Gloomy Sunday / In My Solitude
* Savoy 648   Milton Buggs/Ray Abrams - I Live True To You / Fine Brown Frame

George Shearing Trio

George Shearing (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Denzil Best (drums)
NYC, February, 1947
S3395Buccaneer's BounceSavoy 658, XP 8018, MG 15003, MG 12016, SJL 1117
S3396When Darkness FallsSavoy 708, XP 8019, MG 15003, MG 12016, SJL 1117
* Savoy MG 12016   Great Britain's Marian McPartland And George Shearing
* Savoy SJL 1117   George Shearing - So Rare
* Savoy MG 15003   George Shearing Trios
* Savoy XP 8018   George Shearing, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8019   George Shearing, Vol. 2
* Savoy 658   George Shearing - Have You Met Miss Jones / Buccaneer's Bounce
* Savoy 708   George Shearing - Sweet And Lovely / When Darkness Falls

Red McKenzie With Dave Rhodes Rhythm

Max Kaminsky (trumpet) Peanuts Hucko (clarinet, tenor sax) Lew Brown, Andy Cailla, Harold Wax (accordion, bass, guitar) Dave Rhodes (piano) Dave Tough (drums) Red McKenzie (vocals)
NYC, February, 1947
NSC228If I Had My Life To Live OverNational 9026
NSC229Peg O' My HeartNational 9027
NSC230Ace In The Hole-
NSC231HeartachesNational 9026
* National 9026   Red McKenzie - If I Had My Life To Live Over / Heartaches
* National 9027   Red McKenzie - Peg O' My Heart / Ace In The Hole

Enric Madriguera And His Orchestra

Enric Madriguera (violin) Patricia Gilmore (vocals) and others
February, 1947
NSC232The Cowbell Song (English version)National 9031
NSC232SThe Cowbell Song (Spanish version)unissued
NSC233Jack, Jack, JackNational 9028
NSC234GuatemalaNational 9031
NSC235Made For Each OtherNational 9028
* National 9031   Enric Madriguera - Guatemala / The Cowbell Song
* National 9028   Enric Madriguera - Jack, Jack, Jack / Made For Each Other

Texas Top Hands

Texas Top Hands (western music band) on Knee High Holley (vocals -6) Walter Kleypas (vocal chorus -5)
NYC, March 4, 1947
1. S-3404Texas Guitar BoogieSavoy 3012
2. S-3405unknown title
3. S-3406-
4. S-3407-
5. S-3408Ace In The HoleSavoy 3012
6. S-3409No Place Like HomeSavoy 3024
7. S-3410unknown title
* Savoy 3012   Texas Top Hands - Texas Guitar Boogie / Ace In The Hole
* Savoy 3024   Zeke Turner Orch. - Zeke's Guitar Boogie / Texas Top Hands - No Place Like Home

Serge Chaloff Sextette / Serge Chaloff And His Be Bop Buddies

Red Rodney (trumpet) Earl Swope (trombone) Serge Chaloff (baritone sax) George Wallington (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Tiny Kahn (drums)
NYC, March 5, 1947
S3412Pumpernickel (alternate take)Savoy SJL 2210
-PumpernickelSavoy 956, XP 8087, MG 9026, MG 12105, SJL 2210
S3413Gabardine And Serge (alternate take)Savoy SJL 2210
-Gabardine And SergeSavoy 978, XP 8087, MG 12105, SJL 2210
S3414Serge's Urge (alternate take)Savoy SJL 2210
-Serge's UrgeSavoy 956, XP 8087, MG 12105, SJL 2210
S3415A Bar A Second (alternate take)Savoy SJL 2210
-A Bar A SecondSavoy 906, XP 8087, MG 12105, SJL 2210
* Savoy SJL 2210   Stan Getz/Al Cohn/Serge Chaloff/Brew Moore/Allen Eager - Brothers And Other Mothers
* Savoy MG 12105   Various Artists - Lestorian Mode
* Savoy MG 9026   Various Artists - Birth Of The Bop, Vol. 5
* Savoy XP 8087   Serge Chaloff - New Sounds In Modern Music, Vol. 4
* Savoy 956   Serge Chaloff - Pumpernickel / Serge's Urge
* Savoy 978   Serge Chaloff - Gabardine And Serge / Sonny Stitt - Blues In Bebop
* Savoy 906   Serge Chaloff - A Bar A Second / Fats Navarro - Fat Girl

Lew Marcus Solo

Lew Marcus (piano)
NYC, March 7, 1947
JRC266DardanellaRegent 187; Savoy XP 8051, MG 15006; Regent MG 6045
JRC267That's A PlentyJewel ON-5006; Savoy XP 8052
JRC268unknown titleJewel unissued
JRC269CaravanJewel ON-5006; Savoy XP 8052, MG 15006; Regent MG 6045
JRC270IdaRegent 187; Savoy XP 8052, MG 15006
Pretty BabyRegent 188; Savoy XP 8052
Ballin' The JackSavoy XP 8051, MG 15006; Regent MG 6045
Silver Moon-
Every Little MovementRegent 188; Savoy XP 8051, MG 15006; Regent MG 6045
* Regent MG 6045   Fingers Finnegan/Lew Marcus - Back Room Piano
* Savoy MG 15006   Lew Marcus - Back Room Piano
* Savoy XP 8051   Lew Marcus, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8052   Lew Marcus, Vol. 2
* Regent 187   Lew Marcus - Dardanella / Ida
* Jewel ON-5006   Lew Marcus - That's A Plenty / Caravan
* Regent 188   Lew Marcus - Every Little Movement / Pretty Baby

Tiny Bradshaw And His Orchestra

Shorty Haughton (trombone) Pritchard Chessman (tenor sax) Bill Davis (piano) Les Erskine (guitar) Curly Russell (bass) Bernard Glover, James Manilus (unknown instruments) Tiny Bradshaw (vocals)
NYC, March 11, 1947
S3416These Things Are LoveSavoy 650
S3417If I Had A Million DollarsSavoy 655
S3418Take The Hands Of The Clock-
S3419I've Been AroundSavoy 650
* Savoy 650   Tiny Bradshaw - These Things Are Love / I've Been Around
* Savoy 655   Tiny Bradshaw - If I Had A Million Dollars / Take The Hands Of The Clock

Charlie Ventura And His All-American Sextet

Charlie Chavers (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Charlie Ventura (soprano, tenor sax) Ralph Burns (piano) Bill DeArango (guitar) Chubby Jackson (bass) Dave Tough (drums) Buddy Stewart (vocals)
NYC, March, 1947
NSC236SynthesisNational 9036; EmArcy EP 1-6047, MG 26028; Regent MG 6064
NSC237Soothe MeNational 9043; Regent MG 6064
NSC238Blue ChampagneNational 9036; EmArcy MG 36015; Regent MG 6064
NSC239Stop And GoNational 9066; EmArcy EP 1-6046, MG 26028; Regent MG 6064
* Regent MG 6064; Savoy MG 12202   Charlie Ventura/Kai Winding - East Of Suez
* EmArcy MG 36015; Universal (J) UCCM-9118   Charlie Ventura - Jumping With Ventura
* EmArcy MG 26028   Charlie Ventura - F.Y.I.
* EmArcy EP 1-6047   Charlie Ventura - Ventura's Venture
* EmArcy EP 1-6046   Charlie Ventura - F.Y.I.
* National 9036   Charlie Ventura - Blue Champagne / Synthesis
* National 9043   Charlie Ventura - Soothe Me / Eleven Sixty
* National 9066   Charlie Ventura - Stop And Go / Jackie And Roy - Pina Colada

The Blue Mountain Boys

The Blue Mountain Boys, and others
March, 1947
NSC240You're To Blameunissued
NSC241Scars Upon My HeartNational 5015
NSC242Mean Mean Mamaunissued
NSC243My Mother Still Prays For Me-
* National 5015   The Blue Mountain Boys - Scars Upon My Heart / Sundown And Sorrow

Homer Harris And The Blue Mountain Boys

Homer Harris (vocals) The Blue Mountain Boys, and others
March, 1947
NSC244Little Brown Jugunissued
NSC245Sundown And SorrowNational 5015
* National 5015   The Blue Mountain Boys - Scars Upon My Heart / Sundown And Sorrow

Hal Schaefer Solo

Hal Schaefer (piano)
circa March, 1947???
JRC271Piano LessonsJewel unissued

no information

unknown artists
circa March, 1947???
JRC272unknown titleJewel unissued
JRC273--
JRC274--

Billy Eckstine And His Octet

Ray Linn (trumpet) Gerald Vlentine (trombone) Sonny Criss (alto sax) Wardell Gray (tenor sax) Warren Bracken (piano) unknown (guitar) Shifty Henry (bass) Tim Kennedy (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals, valve trombone)
Los Angeles, CA, April 21, 1947
NSC257All Of MeNational 9041; EmArcy EP 1-6116, MG 36010; Regent MG 6052; Savoy SJL 1127
NSC258Where Are YouEmArcy EP 1-6045, MG 36030; Regent MG 6054; Savoy SJL 1127
NSC259Prelude To A KissEmArcy EP 1-6115, MG 36010; Regent MG 6053; Savoy SJL 1127
NSC260She's Got The Blues For SaleNational 9041; EmArcy EP 1-6040, MG 26025, MG 36029; Regent MG 6053; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC261What's NewNational 9096; Regent MG 6058; Savoy SJL 1127
NSC262Serenade In BlueNational 9132; Regent MG 6058; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC263In My SolitudeNational 9086; EmArcy EP 1-6115, MG 36010; Regent MG 6053; Savoy SJL 2214
NSC264Sophisticated LadyNational 9049; EmArcy EP 1-6115, MG 36010; Regent MG 6053; Savoy SJL 2214
* EmArcy MG 36010   Billy Eckstine - I Surrender, Dear
* Regent MG 6052   Billy Eckstine - Prisoner Of Love
* Savoy SJL 1127   Billy Eckstine Sings
* EmArcy MG 36030   Billy Eckstine - The Love Songs Of Mr. "B"
* Regent MG 6054   Billy Eckstine - My Deep Blue Dream
* Regent MG 6053   Billy Eckstine - The Duke, The Blues And Me
* EmArcy MG 36029   Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale
* Savoy SJL 2214   Billy Eckstine - Mr. B And The Band
* Regent MG 6058   Billy Eckstine - You Call It Madness
* EmArcy MG 26025   Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale
* EmArcy EP 1-6116   Billy Eckstine - ???
* EmArcy EP 1-6045   Billy Eckstine - Mood For Love
* EmArcy EP 1-6115   Billy Eckstine - ???
* EmArcy EP 1-6040   Billy Eckstine - Blues For Sale
* National 9041   Billy Eckstine - All Of Me / She's Got The Blues For Sale
* National 9096   Billy Eckstine - What's New / There Are Such Things
* National 9132   Billy Eckstine - Cool Breeze / Serenade In Blue
* National 9086   Billy Eckstine - Solitude / I Do, Do You
* National 9049   Billy Eckstine - The Jitney Man / Sophisticated Lady

The Ravens

Howard Biggs (piano, arranger) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Maithe Marshall (lead tenor vocals) Leonard Puzey (2nd tenor vocals) Warren Suttles (baritone vocals) Jimmy Ricks (bass vocals)
NYC, April 24, 1947
NSC253Mahzel Means Good LuckNational 9034; Regent MG 6062; Savoy SJL 2227
NSC254Ol' Man RiverNational 9035; Savoy SJL 2221
NSC255For YouNational 9034, 9039; Savoy SJL 2227
NSC256Would You Believe MeNational 9035; Savoy SJL 2227
* Regent MG 6062   The Ravens - Write Me A Letter
* Savoy SJL 2227   Various Artists - The Ravens - The Greatest Group Of Them All: The Roots Of Rock' N' Roll, Vol. 3
* Savoy SJL 2221   Various Artists - The Roots Of Rock' N' Roll
* National 9034   The Ravens - For You / Mahzel Means Good Luck
* National 9035   The Ravens - Ol' Man River / Would You Believe Me
* National 9039   The Ravens - Searching For Love / For You

Billy Eckstine Nonet

Ray Linn (trumpet) Gerald Vlentine (trombone) Sonny Criss (alto sax) Wardell Gray (tenor sax) Warren Bracken (piano) unknown (guitar) Shifty Henry (bass) Tim Kennedy (drums) Billy Eckstine (vocals, valve trombone)
Los Angeles, CA, April 27, 1947
I Surrender, DearSavoy SJL 1127
Memories Of You-
Our Love-
There Are Such Things-
Say It Isn't So-
I Do, Do You-
Blues-
* Savoy SJL 1127   Billy Eckstine Sings

Charlie Parker All Stars

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Bud Powell (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Harry Smith Studios, NYC, May 8, 1947
S3420-1Donna Lee (new-take 1)Savoy SJL 1107, SJL 5500
S3420-2Donna Lee (new-take 2)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 5500
S3420-3Donna Lee (new-take 3)-
S3420-4Donna Lee (new-take 4)Savoy 45-312, MG 12009, SJL 5500
S3420-5Donna Lee (orig.-take 3)Savoy 652, XP 8001, MG 9000, MG 12014, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
S3421-1Chasin' The Bird (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 5500
S3421-2Chasin' The Bird (short-take 2)Savoy SJL 1107, SJL 5500
S3421-3Chasin' The Bird (new-take 3)Savoy 45-301, MG 12009, SJL 5500
S3421-4Chasin' The Bird (short-take 4)Savoy 977, XP 8002, MG 9000, MG 12014, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
S3422-1Cheryl (short-take 1)Savoy 952, MG 12001, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
S3422-2Cheryl (orig.-take 2)Savoy 45-301, XP 8003, MG 9001, MG 12001, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
S3423-1Buzzy (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12009, SJL 5500
S3423-2Buzzy (short-take 2)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
S3423-3Buzzy (new-take 3)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 5500
S3423-4Buzzy (short-take 4)Savoy MG 12000, SJL 5500
S3423-5Buzzy (orig.-take)Savoy 652, 45-302, XP 8002, MG 9001, MG 12000, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
* Savoy SJL 1107   Charlie Parker - Encores
* Savoy SJL 5500   Charlie Parker - The Complete Savoy Studio Sessions
* Savoy MG 12001   The Immortal Charlie Parker
* Savoy MG 12009   Charlie Parker Memorial, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 12014   The Genius Of Charlie Parker
* Savoy SJL 2201   Charlie Parker - Bird: Master Takes
* Savoy MG 12000   Charlie Parker Memorial, Vol. 1
* Savoy MG 9000   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 1
* Savoy MG 9001   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 2
* Savoy XP 8001   Charlie Parker, Vol. 2
* Savoy XP 8002   Charlie Parker, Vol. 3
* Savoy XP 8003   Charlie Parker, Vol. 4
* Savoy 45-312   Charlie Parker - Donna Lee / Steeplechase
* Savoy 45-301   Charlie Parker - Chasin' The Bird / Cheryl
* Savoy 45-302   Charlie Parker - Warming Up A Riff / Buzzy
* Savoy 652, 928   Charlie Parker - Donna Lee / Buzzy
* Savoy 977   Charlie Parker - Chasin' The Bird / Miles Davis - Little Willie Leaps
* Savoy 952   Charlie Parker - Bird Gets The Worm / Cheryl

Cousin Joe With Al Casey Quartet

Steve Henderson (piano) Al Casey (guitar) Al Matthews (bass) Arthur Herbert (drums) Cousin Joe (vocals)
NYC, May 21, 1947
S3424Old Man BluesSavoy 5536
S3425Death House BluesSavoy 5540
S3426Too Tight To Walk LooseSavoy 5536
S3427Big Fat MamaSavoy 5540
* Savoy 5536   Cousin Joe - Old Man Blues / Too Tight To Walk Loose
* Savoy 5540   Cousin Joe - Death House Blues / Big Fat Mama

Brownie McGhee

Champion Jack Dupree (piano) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) Baby Dodds (drums)
NYC, May 28, 1947
S3428Auto Mechanic BluesSavoy 5538
S3429I'm Talking About ItSavoy 5541
S3430Dollar Bill-
S3431Country Boy BoogieSavoy 5538
* Savoy 5538   Brownie McGhee - Auto Mechanic Blues / Country Boy Boogie
* Savoy 5541   Brownie McGhee - I'm Talking About It / Dollar Bill

The Blue Mountain Boys

The Blue Mountain Boys, and others
circa mid 1947???
NSC246Foggy RiverNational unissued
NSC247Why Did You Lie-

Homer Harris

Homer Harris (vocals) and others
circa mid 1947???
NSC248Same Old TaleNational unissued

Bill Moore And His Orchestra

Gene Montgomery, Wild Bill Moore (tenor sax) Russ Freeman (piano) possibly Barney Kessel (guitar) Leroy Gray (bass) Ken Kennedy (drums)
"Elks Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, July 6, 1947
BOP1Wild Bill, Part 1Bop 103
BOP2Wild Bill, Part 2-
* Bop 103   Wild Bill Moore - Wild Bill, Part 1 / Wild Bill, Part 2

The Bopland Boys

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Trummy Young (trombone) Sonny Criss (alto sax) Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray (tenor sax) Hampton Hawes (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) possibly Leroy Gray (bass) Ken Kennedy (drums)
"Elks Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, July 6, 1947
BOP3The Hunt, Part 1 (as Rock' N' Shoals)Bop 104; Savoy XP 8100, MG 12012, SJL 2222
BOP4The Hunt, Part 2 (as Rock' N' Shoals)-
BOP5The Hunt, Part 3 (as Rock' N' Shoals)Bop 105; Savoy XP 8100, MG 12012, SJL 2222
BOP6The Hunt, Part 4 (as Rock' N' Shoals)-
BOP7The Hunt, Part 5 (as Rock' N' Shoals)Bop 101; Savoy XP 8115, MG 9027, MG 12012, SJL 2222
BOP8The Hunt, Part 6 (as Rock' N' Shoals)-
BOP9The Hunt, Part 7 (as Rock' N' Shoals)Bop 102; Savoy XP 8115, MG 9027, MG 12012, SJL 2222
BOP10The Hunt, Part 8 (as Rock' N' Shoals)-
same session
BOP15Bopera, Part 1 (as Disorder At The Border)Bop 107; Savoy MG 12012, SJL 2222
BOP16Bopera, Part 2 (as Disorder At The Border)-
BOP17Bopera, Part 3 (as Disorder At The Border)Bop 108; Savoy MG 12012, SJL 2222
BOP18Bopera, Part 4 (as Disorder At The Border)-
BOP19Bopera, Part 5 (as Disorder At The Border)Bop 109; Savoy MG 12012, SJL 2222
BOP20Bopera, Part 6 (as Disorder At The Border)-
BOP21Bopera, Part 7 (as Disorder At The Border)Bop 110; Savoy MG 12012, SJL 2222
* Savoy MG 12012   Dexter Gordon/Wardell Gray - Jazz Concert - West Coast
* Savoy SJL 2222   Wardell Gray/Dexter Gordon - The Hunt
* Savoy MG 9027   Various Artists - Hollywood Jazz Concert, Vol. 2
* Savoy XP 8100   Various Artists - Hollywood Jazz Session, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8115   Various Artists - Hollywood Jazz Session, Vol. 2
* Bop 104   Howard McGhee - The Hunt, Part 1 / Sonny Criss - The Hunt, Part 2
* Bop 105   Barney Kessel - The Hunt, Part 3 / Trummy Young - The Hunt, Part 4
* Bop 101   Dexter Gordon/Wardell Gray - The Hunt, Part 5 / The Hunt, Part 6
* Bop 102   Dexter Gordon/Wardell Gray - The Hunt, Part 7 / The Hunt, Part 8
* Bop 107   Trummy Young - Bopera, Part 1 / Wardell Gray - Bopera, Part 2
* Bop 108   Howard McGhee - Bopera, Part 3 / Sonny Criss - Bopera, Part 4
* Bop 109   Dexter Gordon - Bopera, Part 5 / Barney Kessel - Bopera, Part 6
* Bop 110   Hampton Hawes - Bopera, Part 7 / Wild Bill Moore - Unfinished Bopera

Bill Moore And His Orchestra

Gene Montgomery, Wild Bill Moore (tenor sax) Russ Freeman (piano) possibly Barney Kessel (guitar) Leroy Gray (bass) Ken Kennedy (drums)
"Elks Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, July 6, 1947
BOP22Perdido, Part 1Bop unissued
BOP23Perdido, Part 2-
BOP24Perdido, Part 3-
BOP25Perdido, Part 4-
Al Killian (trumpet) Gene Montgomery, Wild Bill Moore (tenor sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Leroy Gray (bass) Ken Kennedy (drums)
BOP26Unfinished BoperaBop 110
-What Is This Thing Called LoveSavoy MG 9027
* Savoy MG 9027   Various Artists - Hollywood Jazz Concert, Vol. 2
* Bop 110   Hampton Hawes - Bopera, Part 7 / Wild Bill Moore - Unfinished Bopera

Al Killian And His Orchestra

Al Killian (trumpet) Sonny Criss (alto sax) Wardell Gray (tenor sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Harry Babasin (bass) Ken Kennedy (drums)
"Elks Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, July 6, 1947
BOP30Backbreaker, Part 1Savoy MG 9031, SJL 2215
BOP31Backbreaker, Part 2-
BOP32Backbreaker, Part 3-
BOP33Backbreaker, Part 4-
BOP34Backbreaker, Part 5-
BOP35Backbreaker, Part 6-
* Savoy SJL 2215   Various Artists - Black California
* Savoy MG 9031   Various Artists - Hollywood Jazz Concert, Vol. 3

The Bopland Boys

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Trummy Young (trombone) Sonny Criss (alto sax) Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray (tenor sax) Hampton Hawes (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Callender (bass) Roy Porter (drums)
"Elks Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, July 6, 1947
BOP36Bopland, Part 1 (as Byas-A-Drink)Savoy 962, MG 9020, SJL 2222
BOP37Bopland, Part 2 (as Byas-A-Drink)-
BOP38Bopland, Part 3 (as Byas-A-Drink)Savoy 963, MG 9020, SJL 2222
BOP39Bopland, Part 4 (as Byas-A-Drink)-
BOP40Bopland, Part 5 (as Byas-A-Drink)Savoy 964, MG 9020, SJL 2222
BOP41Bopland, Part 6 (as Byas-A-Drink)-
BOP42Jeronimo, Part 1 (as Cherrykoke) (as Cherokee)Bop 111; Regent MG 6049; Savoy SJL 2222
BOP43Jeronimo, Part 2 (as Cherrykoke) (as Cherokee)-
BOP44Jeronimo, Part 3 (as Cherrykoke) (as Cherokee)Bop 112; Regent MG 6049; Savoy SJL 2222
BOP45Jeronimo, Part 4 (as Cherrykoke) (as Cherokee)-
BOP46Jeronimo, Part 5 (as Cherrykoke) (as Cherokee)Bop 113; Regent MG 6049; Savoy SJL 2222
BOP47Jeronimo, Part 6 (as Cherrykoke) (as Cherokee)-
BOP48Jeronimo, Part 7 (as Cherrykoke) (as Cherokee)Bop 114; Regent MG 6049; Savoy SJL 2222
BOP49Jeronimo, Part 8 (as Cherrykoke) (as Cherokee)-
* Savoy SJL 2222   Wardell Gray/Dexter Gordon - The Hunt
* Regent MG 6049; Savoy MG 12196   Various Artists - Jazz Concert West Coast
* Savoy MG 9020   Various Artists - Hollywood Jazz Concert, Vol. 1
* Savoy 962   The Bopland Boys - Bopland, Part 1&2
* Savoy 963   The Bopland Boys - Bopland, Part 3&4
* Savoy 964   The Bopland Boys - Bopland, Part 5&6
* Bop 111   Trummy Young - Jeronimo, Part 1 / Barney Kessel - Jeronimo, Part 2
* Bop 112   Barney Kessel/Sonny Criss - Jeronimo, Part 3 / Sonny Criss - Jeronimo, Part 4
* Bop 113   Dexter Gordon - Jeronimo, Part 5 / Jeronimo, Part 6
* Bop 114   Dexter Gordon - Jeronimo, Part 7 / Dexter Gordon/Wardell Gray - Jeronimo, Part 8

Al Killian And His Orchestra

Al Killian (trumpet) Sonny Criss (alto sax) Wardell Gray (tenor sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Harry Babasin (bass) Ken Kennedy (drums)
"Elks Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, July 6, 1947
BOP50Blow Blow Blow, Part 1Regent MG 6049; Savoy SJL 2242
BOP51Blow Blow Blow, Part 2-
BOP52Blow Blow Blow, Part 3-
BOP53Blow Blow Blow, Part 4-
* Regent MG 6049; Savoy MG 12196   Various Artists - Jazz Concert West Coast
* Savoy SJL 2242   Various Artists - Black California, Vol. 2: Anthology

The Bopland Boys

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Trummy Young (trombone) Sonny Criss (alto sax) Dexter Gordon (tenor sax) Hampton Hawes (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Callender (bass) Roy Porter (drums)
"Elks Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, July 6, 1947
BOP54Bop After Hours, Part 1 (as After Hours Bop)Bop 115; Savoy SJL 2211
BOP55Bop After Hours, Part 2 (as After Hours Bop)-
BOP56Bop After Hours, Part 3 (as After Hours Bop)Bop 116; Savoy SJL 2211
BOP57Bop After Hours, Part 4 (as After Hours Bop)-
BOP58Bop After Hours, Part 5 (as After Hours Bop)Bop 117; Savoy SJL 2211
BOP59Bop After Hours, Part 6 (as After Hours Bop)-
* Savoy SJL 2211   Dexter Gordon - Long Tall Dexter
* Bop 115   Trummy Young - Bop After Hours, Part 1 / Barney Kessel - Bop After Hours, Part 2
* Bop 116   Dexter Gordon - Bop After Hours, Part 3 / Howard McGhee - Bop After Hours, Part 4
* Bop 117   Hampton Hawes - Bop After Hours, Part 5 / Sonny Criss - Bop After Hours, Part 6

no information

unknown artists
"Elks Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, circa July 6, 1947???
BOP11unknown titleBop unissued
BOP12--
BOP13--
BOP14--

Cecil Gant

Cecil Gant (piano, vocals?)
"Elks Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, circa July 6, 1947???
Travel Alone BluesBop 106
All Over Darling-
* Bop 106   Cecil Gant - Travel Alone Blues / All Over Darling

Allen Eager With The Be Bop Boys

Allen Eager (tenor sax) Terry Gibbs (vibes) Duke Jordan (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, July 15, 1947
S3432All Night, All FranticSavoy 948, MG 15044, SJL 2210
S3433Donald JaySavoy 908, MG 9025, MG 15044, SJL 2210
S3434MeeskiteSavoy 908, MG 9015, SJL 2210
S3435And That's For SureSavoy 948, MG 15044, SJL 2210
* Savoy SJL 2210   Stan Getz/Al Cohn/Serge Chaloff/Brew Moore/Allen Eager - Brothers And Other Mothers
* Savoy MG 15044   Tenor Sax Solos By Allen Eager
* Savoy MG 9025   Various Artists - Birth Of The Bop, Vol. 4
* Savoy MG 9015   Allen Eager - New Sound In Modern Music, Vol. 2
* Savoy 948   Allen Eager - All Night, All Frantic / And That's For Sure
* Savoy 908   Allen Eager - Donald Jay / Meeskite

Brownie McGhee

Melvin Merritt (piano) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) Arthur Herbert (drums)
NYC, August 5, 1947
S3436First And Fifteenth StuffSavoy 5548
S3437Three Woman BluesSavoy 5565
S3438Running Away From LoveSavoy 5559
S3439Good Thing GoneSavoy 5561
* Savoy 5548   Brownie McGhee - First And Fifteenth Stuff / Mabelle
* Savoy 5565   Brownie McGhee - Three Woman Blues / Poor Boy Blues
* Savoy 5559   Brownie McGhee - Running Away From Love / Wrong Man Blues
* Savoy 5561   Brownie McGhee - New Baseball Boogie / Good Thing Gone

Miles Davis' All Stars

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (tenor sax) John Lewis (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Harry Smith Studios, NYC, August 14, 1947
S3440-1Milestones (orig.-take 1)Savoy 45-310, SJL 5500
S3440-2Milestones (new-take 2)Savoy 934, XP 8004, MG 9001, MG 12009, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
S3440-3Milestones (orig.-take 3)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
S3441-1Little Willie Leaps (short-take 1)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 5500
S3441-2Little Willie Leaps (new-take 2)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
S3441-3Little Willie Leaps (orig.-take 3)Savoy 977, 45-305, 4507, XP 8006, XP 8098, MG 9001, MG 9034, MG 12001, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
S3442-1Half Nelson (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
S3442-2Half Nelson (orig.-take 2)Savoy 951, 45-303, 4507, XP 8005, MG 9000, MG 12009, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
S3443-1Sippin' At Bells (short-take 1)Savoy MG 12009, SJL 5500
S3443-2Sippin' At Bells (orig.-take 2)Savoy 934, 45-306, XP 8004, MG 9000, MG 12009, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
S3443-3Sippin' At Bells (short-take 3)Savoy SJL 5500
S3443-4Sippin' At Bells (new-take 4)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
* Savoy SJL 5500   Charlie Parker - The Complete Savoy Studio Sessions
* Savoy MG 12009   Charlie Parker Memorial, Vol. 2
* Savoy SJL 2201   Charlie Parker - Bird: Master Takes
* Savoy MG 12001   The Immortal Charlie Parker
* Savoy SJL 1107   Charlie Parker - Encores
* Savoy MG 9001   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 9034   Various Artists - Bird - Diz - Bud - Max
* Savoy MG 9000   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8004   Charlie Parker, Vol. 5
* Savoy XP 8006   Charlie Parker, Vol. 7
* Savoy XP 8098   Various Artists - Bird - Diz - Bud - Max, Vol. 2
* Savoy XP 8005   Charlie Parker, Vol. 6
* Savoy 45-310   Charlie Parker - Milestones / Tiny's Tempo
* Savoy 45-305   Charlie Parker - Little Willie Leaps / Another Hair Do
* Savoy 4507   Miles Davis - Little Willie Leaps / Half Nelson
* Savoy 45-303   Charlie Parker - Half Nelson / Merry-Go-Round
* Savoy 45-306   Charlie Parker - Thriving On A Riff / Sippin' At Bells
* Savoy 934   Charlie Parker/Miles Davis - Milestones / Sippin' At Bells
* Savoy 977   Charlie Parker - Chasin' The Bird / Miles Davis - Little Willie Leaps
* Savoy 951   Fats Navarro/Leo Parker - Goin' To Minton's / Miles Davis/Charlie Parker - Half Nelson

Four Bars And A Melody

Stash O'Laughlin (piano) Eddie Wright (guitar) Richard Harris (bass) Bill Good (drums) Margie Day (vocals)
NYC, August 26, 1947
S3444Don't Blame Meunissued
S3445It Shouldn't Happen To A DreamSavoy 657
S3446As Time Goes Byunissued
S3447Near YouSavoy 657
* Savoy 657   Four Bars And A Melody - Near You / It Shouldn't Happen To A Dream

Kenny Hagood With John Lewis's Orchestra

Elmon Wright (trumpet) Ernie Henry, Howard Johnson (alto sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) John Lewis (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Kenny Hagood (vocals)
NYC, August 27, 1947
S3448Goodbye To LoveSavoy 660
S3449Baby I'm Comin' HomeSavoy SJL 2225
S3450The Way You Look TonightSavoy 660, SJL 2225
S3451Foolish Meunissued
* Savoy SJL 2225   Various Artists - The Be Bop Boys
* Savoy 660   Kenny Hagood - Goodbye To Love / The Way You Look Tonight

Paul Williams Sextet

John Lawton (trumpet) Walter Cox (tenor, alto sax) Paul Williams (baritone, alto sax) T.J. Fowler (piano) Hank Ivory (bass) Clarence Stamps (drums) Alex Thomas (vocals)
Detroit, MI, September 5, 1947
S3461Hastings Street BounceSavoy 659
S3462Paradise Valley WalkSavoy 680
S3463T.J.'s Boogieunissued
S3464Way LateSavoy 659
* Savoy 659   Paul Williams - Hastings Street Bounce / Way Late
* Savoy 680   Paul Williams - Paradise Valley Walk / Walkin' Around

Charlie Ventura And His Great Combo

Kai Winding (trombone) Charlie Ventura (tenor sax) Lou Stein (piano) Bob Carter (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Buddy Stewart (vocals -1,2)
NYC, September 11, 1947
1. NSC265Pennies From HeavenNational 9077; EmArcy EP 1-6047, MG 26028; Regent MG 6064
2. NSC266Eleven SixtyNational 9043; EmArcy EP 1-6133, MG 36015; Regent MG 6064
3. NSC267East Of SuezNational 9048; EmArcy EP 1-6131, MG 36038, DEM 2; Regent MG 6064
4. NSC268Baby, Baby All The TimeNational 9057; EmArcy MG 36015; Regent MG 6064
* Regent MG 6064; Savoy MG 12202   Charlie Ventura/Kai Winding - East Of Suez
* EmArcy MG 36015; Universal (J) UCCM-9118   Charlie Ventura - Jumping With Ventura
* EmArcy MG 36038   Various Artists - Boning Up The 'Bones
* EmArcy DEM 2   Various Artists - Jazz Of Two Decades
* EmArcy MG 26028   Charlie Ventura - F.Y.I.
* EmArcy EP 1-6047   Charlie Ventura - Ventura's Venture
* EmArcy EP 1-6133   Charlie Ventura - Jumping With Ventura
* EmArcy EP 1-6131   Various Artists - Boning Up On 'Bones
* National 9077   Charlie Ventura - Pennies From Heaven / Jackie And Roy - Deed I Do
* National 9043   Charlie Ventura - Soothe Me / Eleven Sixty
* National 9048   Charlie Ventura - I'll Never Be The Same / East Of Suez
* National 9057   Charlie Ventura - Baby, Baby All The Time / I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles

Little Boy Fuller

Little Boy Fuller (guitar, vocals)
NYC, September 25, 1947
S3452Bed Spring BluesSavoy unissued
S3453Pack It Up And Go-
S3454Blood Red River Blues-
S3455Down Hearted Man-

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) John Lewis (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Joe Harris (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 29, 1947
13000A Night In Tunisia, Part 1Black Deuce unnumbered; Birdland BLP 425; Savoy SJL 1177; Roost RLP 2234, RLP 2257; Vogue (E) LAE 12252, (F) DP 08; Charlie Parker CP 512; Natural Organic 7000
13001A Night In Tunisia, Part 2-
13002Dizzy AtmosphereBlack Deuce unnumbered; Birdland BLP 425; Savoy SJL 1177; Roost RLP 2234, RLP 2257; Vogue (E) LAE 12252, (F) DP 08; Mode (F) MDINT 9161; Natural Organic 7000
13003Groovin' High, Part 1Black Deuce unnumbered; Birdland BLP 425; Savoy SJL 1177; Roost RLP 2234, RLP 2257; Vogue (E) LAE 12252, (F) DP 08; Charlie Parker CP 512; Natural Organic 7000
13004Groovin' High, Part 2-
13005Confirmation (as Riff Warmer)Black Deuce unnumbered; Birdland BLP 425; Savoy 45-308, XP 8005, MG 9011, SJL 1177; Roost RLP 2234, RLP 2257; Vogue (E) LAE 12252, (F) DP 08; Natural Organic 7000
Ko-KoSavoy SJL 1177; Natural Organic 7000
* Savoy SJL 1177   Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie - Bebop's Heartbeat
* Roost RLP 2234   Dizzy Gillespie/Charlie Parker - Diz 'N' Bird In Concert
* Roost RLP 2257   The World Of Charlie Parker
* Vogue (E) LAE 12252   Dizzy Gillespie/Charlie Parker - Diz 'N' Bird In Concert
* Vogue (F) DP 08   Charlie Parker/Miles Davis/Dizzy Gillespie - 3 Geants Du Jazz
* Charlie Parker CP 512   Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie - Bird And Diz
* Natural Organic 7000   Various Artists - It Happened One Night
* Mode (F) MDINT 9161   Various Artists - Lullabies Of Birdland
* Birdland BLP 425   A Night At Carnegie Hall With Charlie Parker And Dizzy Gillespie
* Savoy MG 9011   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 4
* Savoy XP 8005   Charlie Parker, Vol. 6
* Savoy 45-308   Charlie Parker - Barbados / Riff Warmer
* Black Deuce unnumbered   Dizzy Gillespie - A Night In Tunisia, Part 1&2
* Black Deuce unnumbered   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy Atmosphere / Confirmation
* Black Deuce unnumbered   Dizzy Gillespie - Groovin' High, Part 1&2

The Ravens

Howard Biggs (piano, arranger) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Maithe Marshall (lead tenor vocals) Leonard Puzey (2nd tenor vocals) Warren Suttles (baritone vocals) Jimmy Ricks (bass vocals)
NYC, September, 1947
NSC269Write Me A LetterNational 9038; Rendition 5001; Regent MG 6062; Savoy SJL 2227
NSC270SummertimeNational 9038; Regent MG 6062
NSC271Until The Real Thing Comes AlongNational 9045; Regent MG 6062; Savoy SJL 2227
NSC272September SongNational 9053; Regent MG 6062; Savoy SJL 2227
NSC273AlwaysNational 9064; Regent MG 6062; Savoy SJL 2227
NSC274Once In A WhileNational 9053; Regent MG 6062
NSC275I Don't Know Why I Love You Like I DoNational 9059; Regent MG 6062
NSC276Searching For LoveNational 9039; Regent MG 6062; Savoy SJL 2227
* Regent MG 6062   The Ravens - Write Me A Letter
* Savoy SJL 2227   Various Artists - The Ravens - The Greatest Group Of Them All: The Roots Of Rock' N' Roll, Vol. 3
* Rendition 5001   The Ravens - Write Me A Letter / Marie
* National 9038   The Ravens - Write Me A Letter / Summertime
* National 9045   The Ravens - Send For Me If You Need Me / Until The Real Thing Comes Along
* National 9053   The Ravens - Once In A While / September Song
* National 9064   The Ravens - Always / Rooster
* National 9059   The Ravens - I Don't Know Why I Love You Like I Do / How Could I Know
* National 9039   The Ravens - Searching For Love / For You

Leo Parker's All Stars

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Gene Ammons (tenor sax) Leo Parker (baritone sax) Junior Mance (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Charles Williams (drums)
Detroit, MI, October 4, 1947
DET800El SinoSavoy 912, XP 8081, MG 9018, SJL 1103
DET801InetaSavoy 954, MG 9009, SJL 1103
DET802Wild LeoSavoy 912, XP 8081, MG 9018, SJL 1103
DET803Leapin' LeoSavoy 950, XP 8081, MG 9018, SJL 1103
* Savoy SJL 1103   Gene Ammons - Red Top
* Savoy MG 9018   Leo Parker - New Sound In Modern Music, Vol. 5
* Savoy MG 9009   Leo Parker's All Stars
* Savoy XP 8081   Leo Parker - New Sounds In Modern Music, Vol. 3
* Savoy 912   Leo Parker - El Sino / Wild Leo
* Savoy 954   Stan Getz - Running Water / Leo Parker - Ineta
* Savoy 950   Leo Parker - Wee Dot / Leapin' Leo

Paul Williams Sextet

John Lawton (trumpet) Walter Cox (tenor, alto sax) Paul Williams (baritone, alto sax) T.J. Fowler (piano) Hank Ivory (bass) Clarence Stamps (drums) Alex Thomas (vocals)
Detroit, MI, October 6, 1947
D805Bouncing With BensonSavoy 664
DET806Come With Me BabySavoy 661
DET807Swinging For Pappyunissued
DET808Thirty-Five-ThirtySavoy 661, 45-798, XP 8049, MG 15008, SJL 2221
* Savoy SJL 2221   Various Artists - The Roots Of Rock' N' Roll
* Savoy MG 15008   Various Artists - Rhythm And Blues
* Savoy XP 8049   Various Artists - Rhythm And Blues, Vol. 1
* Savoy 45-798   Big Jay McNeely - The Deacon's Hop / Paul Williams - Thirty-Five-Thirty
* Savoy 664   Paul Williams - Bouncing With Benson / Boogie Ride
* Savoy 661   Paul Williams - Come With Me Baby / Thirty-Five-Thirty

Brownie McGhee

possibly Melvin Merritt (piano) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) Arthur Herbert (drums)
NYC, October 20, 1947
S3456Aunt Jane Bluesunissued
S3457MabelleSavoy 5548
S3458So Long Babyunissued
S3459Poor Boy BluesSavoy 5565
* Savoy 5548   Brownie McGhee - First And Fifteenth Stuff / Mabelle
* Savoy 5565   Brownie McGhee - Three Woman Blues / Poor Boy Blues

Lennie Tristano Trio

Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) John Levy (bass)
NYC, October 23, 1947
T1391SupersonicRoyale VLP 6054, VLP 6052; Savoy XP 8084, MG 12043, SJL 2247; Classics (F) 1184
T1391-masterSupersonic (alternate take)Savoy SJL 2247
T1392On A PlanetRoyale VLP 6054; Savoy XP 8084, MG 12043, SJL 2247; Classics (F) 1184
T1393Air Pocket-
T1394Celestia-
* Savoy MG 12043   Various Artists - The Jazz Keyboards
* Savoy SJL 2247   Various Artists - The Modern Jazz Piano Album
* Classics (F) 1184   Lennie Tristano 1946-1947
* Royale VLP 6054   Tony Mottola Four - Lennie Tristano Trio
* Royale VLP 6052   Various Artists - Modern American Musicians Jazz
* Savoy XP 8084   Lennie Tristano - Piano Stylist

Tadd Dameron Quintet

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Ernie Henry (alto sax) Tadd Dameron (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Kay Penton (vocals)
NYC, October 28, 1947
S3465-1A Bop CarolSavoy SJL 2216
S3465-6-Savoy 931, MG 9019, MG 12011, SJL 2216
S3466-1The Tadd Walk-
S3467-3Gone With The WindSavoy MG 9023, MG 12011, SJL 2216
S3468-3That Someone Must Be YouSavoy MG 9024, MG 12011, SJL 2216
* Savoy SJL 2216   Fats Navarro - Fat Girl
* Savoy MG 12011   Fats Navarro Memorial - Fats - Bud - Klook - Sonny - Kinney
* Savoy MG 9019   Fats Navarro - New Sound In Modern Music, Vol. 6
* Savoy MG 9023   Various Artists - Birth Of The Bop, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 9024   Various Artists - Birth Of The Bop, Vol. 3
* Savoy 931   Tadd Dameron - A Bop Carol / The Tadd Walk

Allen Eager Quintet

Doug Mettome (trumpet) Allen Eager (tenor sax) George Wallington (piano) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
NYC, November 6, 1947
S3469-2Nightmare AllenSavoy SJL 2236
S3469-5-Savoy 958, MG 9015, SJL 2236
S3470-3ChurchmouseSavoy SJL 2236
S3470-4-Savoy 958, MG 9023, MG 15044, SJL 2236
S3471-4Jane's BounceSavoy SJL 2236
S3471-5-Savoy 932, MG 9015, SJL 2236
S3472-3UnmeditatedSavoy SJL 2236
S3472-4-Savoy MG 9026, MG 15044, SJL 2236
* Savoy SJL 2236   Various Artists - Brothers And Other Mothers, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 9015   Allen Eager - New Sound In Modern Music, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 9023   Various Artists - Birth Of The Bop, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 15044   Tenor Sax Solos By Allen Eager
* Savoy MG 9026   Various Artists - Birth Of The Bop, Vol. 5
* Savoy 958   Allen Eager - Nightmare Allen / Churchmouse
* Savoy 932   Allen Eager - Jane's Bounce / Stan Getz - Don't Worry 'Bout Me

Doc Pomus

Bill Moore (trumpet) Ray Abrams, Jesse Powell (tenor sax) Reggie Ashby (piano) Herman Mitchell (guitar) Curly Russell (bass) Arthur Herbert (drums) Doc Pomus (vocals)
NYC, November 6, 1947
S3474My New ChickSavoy 5546
S3475Doc's BoogieSavoy 5545
S3476Fruity Woman BluesSavoy 5546
S3477My Good PottSavoy 5545
* Savoy 5546   Doc Pomus - Fruity Woman Blues / My New Chick
* Savoy 5545   Doc Pomus - My Good Pott / Doc's Boogie

Mutt Carey Septet

Mutt Carey (trumpet) James Archey (trombone) Albert Nicholas (clarinet) Hank Duncan (piano) Danny Barker (guitar) Pops Foster (bass) Baby Dodds (drums)
NYC, November 18, 1947
MC101Shim-Me-Sha-WabbleSavoy MG 12050
MC102Slow Drivin'-
MC103Ostrich Walk-
MC104Cake Walking Babies-
* Savoy MG 12050   Mutt Carey/Punch Miller - New Orleans Jazz, Vol. 2

Paul Williams Sextet

King Porter (trumpet) Wild Bill Moore (tenor sax) Paul Williams (baritone sax) unknown (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
Detroit, MI, November 20, 1947
D810Brown Derby Jumpunissued
D811Walkin' AroundSavoy 680
D812Sweet Lucyunissued
D813Mainstem Blues-
* Savoy 680   Paul Williams - Paradise Valley Walk / Walkin' Around

Una Mae Carlisle

Una Mae Carlisle (vocals) and others
NYC, November 20, 1947
NSC277I Feel So Good Todayunissued
NSC278Where The River Meets The SeaNational 9044
NSC279Who's Kissin' Whounissued
NSC280You've Got Me Baby-
* National 9044   Una Mae Carlisle - Where The River Meets The Sea / Stop Goin' Through The Motions

Don Alfonso And His Orchestra

Don Alfonso (leader) and others
November 20, 1947
NSC281Se Canso Unounissued
NSC282DoroteaNational 9054
NSC283Papa Knows (Papa Sabe)-
NSC284First Love (Primeiro Amor)unissued
* National 9054   Don Alfonso - Papa Sabe / Dorotea

Wild Bill Moore Sextet

Phil Guilbeau (trumpet) Wild Bill Moore (tenor sax) Paul Williams (baritone, alto sax) Floyd Taylor (piano) Herman Hopkins (bass) Reetham Mallett (drums)
Detroit, MI, November 21, 1947
D814Whistle Stopunissued
D815Harlem On ParadeSavoy 666
D816BubblesSavoy 662, 45-799, XP 8049, MG 15008, SJL 2221
D817Swingin' For PappySavoy 662
* Savoy SJL 2221   Various Artists - The Roots Of Rock' N' Roll
* Savoy MG 15008   Various Artists - Rhythm And Blues
* Savoy XP 8049   Various Artists - Rhythm And Blues, Vol. 1
* Savoy 45-799   Paul Williams - The Hucklebuck / Wild Bill Moore - Bubbles
* Savoy 666   Wild Bill Moore - Harlem On Parade / We're Gonna Rock
* Savoy 662   Wild Bill Moore - Bubbles / Swingin' For Pappy

Una Mae Carlisle

Una Mae Carlisle (vocals) and others
NYC, November 21, 1947
NSC285I'm Getting Old Before My TimeNational unissued
NSC286Have A Little Dream On Me-
NSC287Best Of All-
NSC288You And Me-

Dallas Bartley And His Band

Dallas Bartley (bass) and others
NYC, November 25, 1947
NSC315I Know What It's All AboutNational 9081
NSC316Tall Brown Womanunissued
NSC317Share Croppers Ball-
NSC318You're The GreatestNational 9081
* National 9081   Dallas Bartley - I Know What It's All About / You're The Greatest

Mutt Carey Septet

Mutt Carey (trumpet) James Archey (trombone) Edmond Hall (clarinet) Cliff Jackson (piano) Danny Barker (guitar) Pops Foster (bass) Baby Dodds (drums)
NYC, November 27, 1947
MC111Joplin's SensationSavoy MG 12038
MC112Chrysanthemum-
MC113The Entertainer-
MC114Fidgety Feet-
MC115Indiana-
* Savoy MG 12038   Mutt Carey/Punch Miller - New Orleans Jazz, Vol. 1

Joe Turner

Charles Gray (trumpet) Riley Hampton (alto sax) Otis Finch (tenor sax) Ellsworth Liggett (piano) Ike Perkins (guitar) Robert Moore (bass) James Adams (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
Chicago, IL, November 29, 1947
NSC311Nobody In MindNational 9099; Savoy MG 14016
NSC312Lucille LucilleSavoy MG 14016
NSC313Rocks In My BedNational 9144; Savoy MG 14016
NSC314Careless LoveSavoy MG 14016
* Savoy MG 14016   Joe Turner - Careless Love
* National 9099   Joe Turner - It's A Low Down Dirty Shame / Nobody In Mind
* National 9144   Joe Turner - Howlin' Winds / Rocks In My Bed

Alan Logan

Alan Logan, and others
November 29, 1947
NSC302Amoritaunissued
NSC303Jungle RhumbaNational 7018
NSC304Love Me-
NSC305Sam Bambolaunissued
* National 7018   Alan Logan - Love Me / Jungle Rhumba

Teddy Phillips

Teddy Phillips (vocals) and others
November 29, 1947
NSC306All Dressed Up With A Broken Heartrejected
NSC307Yes Sir, That's My BabyNational 7020
NSC308Lovin' YouNational 7025
NSC309Blooming Apple TreeNational 7020, 7025
NSC310Sweet Sueunissued
* National 7020   Teddy Phillips - Yes Sir, That's My Baby / Blooming Apple Tree
* National 7025   Teddy Phillips - Blooming Apple Tree / Lovin' You

John Hardee Quintet

Ludwig Joe Jordan (trumpet) John Hardee (tenor sax, vocals) Billy Kyle (piano) John Simmons (bass) Cozy Cole (drums)
NYC, November, 1947
RE5033Bad Man's BounceRegent 121; Savoy SJL 2220
RE5034LunaticSavoy 703, SJL 2220
RE5035Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man-
RE5036Baby Watch That StuffRegent 121; Savoy SJL 2220
* Savoy SJL 2220   Various Artists - The Tenor Sax Album
* Regent 121   John Hardee - Bad Man's Bounce / Baby Watch That Stuff
* Savoy 703   John Hardee - Lunatic / Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man

Dick Thomas With F. Zarkevich And His Polka Orchestra

Dick Thomas (vocals) F. Zarkevich, and others
November, 1947
NSC294Bartender PolkaNational 5018
NSC295Who Put The Law In Mother-In-Law (aka Mother-In-Law Polka)National 5017
NSC296National Polka-
NSC297Open Polka (Let's Dance Polka)National 5018
* National 5018   Dick Thomas - Bartender Polka / Open Polka
* National 5017   Dick Thomas - Who Put The Law In Mother-In-Law / National Polka

Alan Gerard

Alan Gerard, and others
November, 1947
NSC298Too Longunissued
NSC299The Old Accordion-
NSC300If I Didn't Have YouNational 7019
NSC301All Dressed Up With A Broken Heart-
* National 7019   Alan Gerard - All Dressed Up With A Broken Heart / If I Didn't Have You

Dick Thomas

Dick Thomas (vocals) and others
circa late 1947???
NSC289Your Tears Are Showing BabyNational unissued
NSC290Get Together-
NSC291You Are The Reason-
NSC292I Lost My Gal From Galveston-
NSC293If I Live To Be A Hundred-

Warren Evans And Recording Orchestra

Warren Evans (vocals) and others
circa late 1947???
NSC319I've Got My Baby Back AgainNational unissued
NSC320I Don't Need You Now-
NSC321All Over Town 'Bout You-
NSC322One Night-

Nicholas Matthey

Nicholas Matthey, and others
circa late 1947???
NSC323Play Gypsy Dance GypsyNational unissued
NSC324Hora Stacata-
NSC325When The Gypsy Makes His Violin Cry-
NSC326Hora Lui Famica-

Ann Marleau

Ann Marleau, and others
circa late 1947???
NSC329MontmartreNational unissued
NSC332Cherie, I Love You-

Enric Madriguera And His Orchestra

Enric Madriguera (violin) and others
circa late 1947-early 1948???
NSC376Tique Tique TanNational unissued

The Ravens

Howard Biggs (piano, arranger) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Maithe Marshall (lead tenor vocals) Leonard Puzey (2nd tenor vocals) Warren Suttles (baritone vocals) Jimmy Ricks (bass vocals)
circa late 1947-early 1948???
NSC377SylviaNational rejected
NSC378The House I Live In-
NSC379Rickey's Blues-

Teddy Wilson Quartet

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Teddy Wilson (piano) Billy Taylor (bass) Densil Best (drums)
NYC, December 3, 1947
5998The Sheik Of ArabyMusicraft 547
Limehouse Blues
After You've Gone
Georgia On My Mind
* Musicraft 547   Teddy Wilson - The Sheik Of Araby / Something I Dreamed Last Night

Fats Navarro Quintette

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Charlie Rouse (tenor sax) Tadd Dameron (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, December 5, 1947
S3483-1NostalgiaSavoy SJL 2216
S3483-6-Savoy 955, XP 8025, MG 9019, MG 12133, SJL 2216
S3484-3Barry's BopSavoy SJL 2216
S3484-6-Savoy 959, XP 8025, MG 9019, MG 12133, SJL 2216
S3485-1Bebop RompSavoy SJL 2216
S3485-6-Savoy 959, XP 8026, MG 9019, MG 12133, SJL 2216
S3486Fat BlowsSavoy XP 8026, MG 9019, MG 12133, SJL 2216
* Savoy SJL 2216   Fats Navarro - Fat Girl
* Savoy MG 12133   Fats Navarro Memorial, Vol. 2 - Nostalgia
* Savoy MG 9019   Fats Navarro - New Sound In Modern Music, Vol. 6
* Savoy XP 8025   Fats Navarro - New Trends In Jazz, Vol. 6
* Savoy XP 8026   Fats Navarro - New Trends In Jazz, Vol. 7
* Savoy 955   Dexter Gordon - Dextrose / Fats Navarro - Nostalgia
* Savoy 959   Fats Navarro - Barry's Bop / Bebop Romp

The Beale Street Gang With Milt Buckner

Ray Abrams (tenor sax) Milt Buckner (piano) possibly Curly Russell (bass) possibly Arthur Herbert (drums)
NYC, December 8, 1947
S3478Teddy BearSavoy 5555, XP 8065
S3479Hoimanunissued
S3480Jelly Roll JanSavoy 669, XP 8065, MG 15023
S3481Hole In The WallSavoy XP 8064, MG 15023
S3482Jumpin' In Jack's HouseSavoy 669
* Savoy MG 15023   Milt Buckner At The Piano
* Savoy XP 8065   Milt Buckner, Vol. 2
* Savoy XP 8064   Milt Buckner, Vol. 1
* Savoy 5555   Gene Coy - Killer Diller / The Beale Street Gang - Teddy Bear
* Savoy 669   The Beale Street Gang - Jelly Roll Jan / Jumpin' In Jack's House

Joe Turner

Charles Gray (trumpet) Riley Hampton (alto sax) Otis Finch (tenor sax) Ellsworth Liggett (piano) Ike Perkins (guitar) Robert Moore (bass) James Adams (drums) Joe Turner (vocals)
Chicago, IL, December 9, 1947
NSC337Last Goodbye BluesSavoy MG 14012, SJL 2223
NSC338Whistle Stop BluesNational 4017; Savoy MG 14012, SJL 2223
NSC339Hollywood Bed (aka Cherry Red Blues)National 9100; Savoy MG 14012, SJL 2223
NSC340Howlin' WindsNational 9144; Savoy MG 14012, SJL 2223
* Savoy MG 14012   Joe Turner - And The Blues'll Make You Happy, Too!
* Savoy SJL 2223   Have No Fear, Big Joe Turner Is Here: The Roots Of Rock' N' Roll, Vol. 2
* National 4017   Joe Turner - That's When It Really Hurts / Whistle Stop Blues
* National 9100   Joe Turner - Ooh Wee Baby Blues / Hollywood Bed
* National 9144   Joe Turner - Howlin' Winds / Rocks In My Bed

Dexter Gordon Quintette

Dexter Gordon (tenor sax) Leo Parker (baritone sax) Tadd Dameron (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, December 11, 1947
S3491-3Settin'n The Pace, Part 1Savoy 913, XP 8022, MG 9003, MG 12130, SJL 2211
S3492-3Settin'n The Pace, Part 2-
S3493So EasySavoy 960, XP 8022, MG 9003, MG 12130, SJL 2211
-So Easy (alternate take)Savoy SJL 2211
S3494Dexter's RiffSavoy 960, XP 8080, MG 9016, MG 12130, SJL 2211
-Dexter's Riff (alternate take)Savoy SJL 2211
* Savoy MG 12130   Dexter Gordon - Dexter Rides Again
* Savoy SJL 2211   Dexter Gordon - Long Tall Dexter
* Savoy MG 9003   Dexter Gordon And His Boys
* Savoy MG 9016   Dexter Gordon - New Sound In Modern Music, Vol. 3
* Savoy XP 8022   Dexter Gordon - New Trends In Jazz, Vol. 3
* Savoy XP 8080   Dexter Gordon - New Sounds In Modern Music, Vol. 2
* Savoy 913   Dexter Gordon - Settin'n The Pace, Part 1&2
* Savoy 960   Dexter Gordon - So Easy / Dexter's Riff

Dan Grissom With Buddy Harper's Orchestra

Bumps Myers (tenor sax) Sylvester Scott (piano) Buddy Harper (guitar, harmonica, leader) Joe Comfort (bass) Earl Hyde (drums) Dan Grissom (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, December 13, 1947
JRC275Why Must I Adore YouJewel ON-2004
JRC276Recess In Heaven-
* Jewel ON-2004   Dan Grissom - Why Must I Adore You / Recess In Heaven

George Vann With Buddy Harper's Orchestra

Bumps Myers (tenor sax) Sylvester Scott (piano) Buddy Harper (guitar, harmonica, leader) Joe Comfort (bass) Earl Hyde (drums) George Vann (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, December 13, 1947
JRC277Darkness BluesJewel ON-2005; Savoy 811
JRC278Inflation Blues-
* Jewel ON-2005   George Vann - Darkness Blues / Inflation Blues
* Savoy 811   George Vann - Darkness Blues / Inflation Blues

Teddy Wilson Trio

Teddy Wilson (piano) Billy Taylor (bass) William "Keg" Purnell (drums) Kay Penton (vocals -5/8)
NYC, December 15-18, 1947
1.Chinatown, My Chinatown
2.Bess, You Is My Woman Now
3. 6006WhisperingMusicraft 580
4.Just Like A Butterfly
5. 6026Something I Dreamed Last NightMusicraft 547
6. 6027As Time Goes ByMusicraft 580
7.Isn't It Romantic
8.These Foolish Things
* Musicraft 580   Teddy Wilson - Whispering / As Time Goes By
* Musicraft 547   Teddy Wilson - The Sheik Of Araby / Something I Dreamed Last Night

Punch Miller Sextet

Punch Miller (trumpet, vocals) James Archey (trombone) Edmond Hall (clarinet) Ralph Sutton (piano) Ernest Hill (bass) Arthur Trappier (drums)
NYC, December 16, 1947
PM121BJust Can't Help MyselfSavoy MG 12038
PM122BShe's Funny That Way-
PM123EShine-
PM124BSome Of These DaysSavoy MG 12050
PM125BCool Kinda Papa-
PM126BCook Robin-
* Savoy MG 12038   Mutt Carey/Punch Miller - New Orleans Jazz, Vol. 1
* Savoy MG 12050   Mutt Carey/Punch Miller - New Orleans Jazz, Vol. 2

Wild Bill Moore Sextet

Phil Guilbeau (trumpet) Wild Bill Moore (tenor sax) Paul Williams (baritone, alto sax) T.J. Fowler (piano) Herman Hopkins (bass) Reetham Mallett (drums)
Detroit, MI, December 18, 1947
D818Bong BounceSavoy 690
D819Wailin' The Bluesunissued
D820South Parkway HopSavoy 690
D821Rocking With LeroySavoy 717
D822Shufflin' And Bouncin'unissued
D823We're Gonna Rock, We're Gonna RollSavoy 666, SJL 2221
D824Harlem Holidayunissued
D825Top And BottomSavoy 717
* Savoy SJL 2221   Various Artists - The Roots Of Rock' N' Roll
* Savoy 690   Wild Bill Moore - Bong Bounce / South Parkway Hop
* Savoy 717   Wild Bill Moore - Rocking With Leroy / Top And Bottom
* Savoy 666   Wild Bill Moore - Harlem On Parade / We're Gonna Rock

Brownie McGhee

Melvin Merritt (piano) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) Curly Russell (bass) Arthur Herbert (drums)
NYC, December 19, 1947
S3507Good Roller BluesSavoy 714
S3508Wrong Man BluesSavoy 5559
S3509I Know My BabySavoy 714
S3510-2Married Woman BluesSavoy 5551
* Savoy 714   Brownie McGhee - Good Roller Blues / I Know My Baby
* Savoy 5559   Brownie McGhee - Running Away From Love / Wrong Man Blues
* Savoy 5551   Brownie McGhee - My Fault / Married Woman Blues

Leo Parker's All Stars

Joe Newman (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Dexter Gordon (tenor, alto sax) Leo Parker (baritone sax) Hank Jones (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, December 19, 1947
S3495-1Wee DotSavoy SJL 2211
S3495-2-Savoy SJL 2225
S3495-3-Savoy 950, XP 8060, MG 9009, SJL 2211; Metronome (Swd) B 514
S3495-4-Savoy SJL 2225
S3496SolitudeSavoy 929, XP 8060, MG 9024, SJL 2225
S3497-1The Lion RoarsSavoy SJL 2211
S3497-2-Savoy SJL 2225
S3497-3The Lion Roars (as Lion's Roar)Savoy XP 8060, MG 9026, SJL 2211
S3497-4The Lion RoarsSavoy SJL 2225
S3498Mad Lad BoogieSavoy 929, XP 8060
* Savoy SJL 2211   Dexter Gordon - Long Tall Dexter
* Savoy SJL 2225   Various Artists - The Be Bop Boys
* Savoy MG 9009   Leo Parker's All Stars
* Savoy MG 9024   Various Artists - Birth Of The Bop, Vol. 3
* Savoy MG 9026   Various Artists - Birth Of The Bop, Vol. 5
* Savoy XP 8060   Leo Parker - Birth Of Bop, Vol. 1
* Savoy 950   Leo Parker - Wee Dot / Leapin' Leo
* Metronome (Swd) B 514   James Moody - Good Bait / Dexter Gordon/Leo Parker - Wee Dot
* Savoy 929   Leo Parker - Solitude / Mad Lad Boogie

Paul Williams Sextet

Phil Guilbeau (trumpet) Wild Bill Moore (tenor sax) Paul Williams (baritone, alto sax) T.J. Fowler (piano) Herman Hopkins (bass) Reetham Mallett (drums)
Detroit, MI, December 20, 1947
D826Boogie RideSavoy 664
D827Just Swingunissued
D828Blues Swing-
D829Hoppin' JohnSavoy 683
* Savoy 664   Paul Williams - Bouncing With Benson / Boogie Ride
* Savoy 683   Paul Williams - The Hucklebuck / Hoppin' John

Original Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Duke Jordan (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
United Sound Systems, Detroit, MI, December 21, 1947
D830-1Another Hair Do (short-take 1)Savoy MG 12000, SJL 5500
D830-2Another Hair Do (short-take 2)-
D830-3Another Hair Do (orig.-take 3)Savoy 961, 45-305, XP 8002, MG 9001, MG 12000, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
D830-4Another Hair Do (orig.-take)Savoy SJL 5500
D831-1Bluebird (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12000, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
D831-2Bluebird (take 2)Savoy SJL 5500
D831-3Bluebird (orig.-take 3)Savoy 961, 45-307, XP 8003, MG 9010, MG 12014, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
D832-1Klaunstance (orig.-take 1)Savoy 967, 45-304, XP 8004, MG 9001, MG 12014, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
D833-1Bird Gets The Worm (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12000, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
D833-2Bird Gets The Worm (orig.-take 2)Savoy SJL 5500
D833-3Bird Gets The Worm (orig.-take 3)Savoy 952, 45-309, XP 8002, MG 9010, MG 12014, SJL 2201, SJL 5500; Metronome (Swd) B 511
* Savoy MG 12000   Charlie Parker Memorial, Vol. 1
* Savoy SJL 5500   Charlie Parker - The Complete Savoy Studio Sessions
* Savoy SJL 2201   Charlie Parker - Bird: Master Takes
* Savoy SJL 1107   Charlie Parker - Encores
* Savoy MG 12014   The Genius Of Charlie Parker
* Savoy MG 9001   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 9010   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 3
* Savoy XP 8002   Charlie Parker, Vol. 3
* Savoy XP 8003   Charlie Parker, Vol. 4
* Savoy XP 8004   Charlie Parker, Vol. 5
* Savoy 45-305   Charlie Parker - Little Willie Leaps / Another Hair Do
* Savoy 45-307   Charlie Parker - Bluebird / Parker's Mood
* Savoy 45-304   Charlie Parker - Billie's Bounce / Klaunstance
* Savoy 45-309   Charlie Parker - Bird Gets The Worm / Perhaps
* Savoy 961   Charlie Parker - Another Hair Do / Bluebird
* Savoy 967   Charlie Parker - Klaunstance / Stan Getz - Slow
* Savoy 952   Charlie Parker - Bird Gets The Worm / Cheryl
* Metronome (Swd) B 511   James Moody - Dexterious / Charlie Parker - Bird Gets The Worm

Dexter Gordon And His Boys

Fats Navarro (trumpet -2/4) Dexter Gordon (tenor sax) Tadd Dameron (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Art Mardigan (drums)
NYC, December 22, 1947
1. S3511Dexter's MoodSavoy XP 8080, MG 9016, MG 12133, SJL 2211
2. S3512DextroseSavoy 955, XP 8023, MG 9003, MG 12133, SJL 2211
3. S3513IndexSavoy XP 8023, MG 9003, MG 12133, SJL 2211
4. S3514DextivitySavoy XP 8022, MG 9003, MG 12133, SJL 2211
* Savoy MG 12133   Fats Navarro Memorial, Vol. 2 - Nostalgia
* Savoy SJL 2211   Dexter Gordon - Long Tall Dexter
* Savoy MG 9016   Dexter Gordon - New Sound In Modern Music, Vol. 3
* Savoy MG 9003   Dexter Gordon And His Boys
* Savoy XP 8080   Dexter Gordon - New Sounds In Modern Music, Vol. 2
* Savoy XP 8023   Dexter Gordon - New Trends In Jazz, Vol. 4
* Savoy XP 8022   Dexter Gordon - New Trends In Jazz, Vol. 3
* Savoy 955   Dexter Gordon - Dextrose / Fats Navarro - Nostalgia

The Ravens

Howard Biggs (piano, arranger) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Maithe Marshall (lead tenor vocals) Leonard Puzey (2nd tenor vocals) Warren Suttles (baritone vocals) Jimmy Ricks (bass vocals)
December 22, 1947
NSC343RoosterNational 9064
NSC344Be I Bumble Bee Or NotNational 9040
NSC345I'm Afraid Of YouNational 9098; Savoy SJL 2227
NSC346Alwaysrejected
NSC347Fool That I AmNational 9040; Savoy SJL 2227
NSC348TogetherNational 9042; Savoy SJL 2227
NSC349Send For Me If You Need MeNational 9045
NSC350There's No YouNational 9042; Savoy SJL 2227
NSC351How Could I KnowNational 9059
* Savoy SJL 2227   Various Artists - The Ravens - The Greatest Group Of Them All: The Roots Of Rock' N' Roll, Vol. 3
* National 9064   The Ravens - Always / Rooster
* National 9040   The Ravens - Fool That I Am / Be I Bumble Bee Or Not
* National 9098   The Ravens - Get Wise, Baby / I'm Afraid Of You
* National 9042   The Ravens - Together / There's No You
* National 9045   The Ravens - Send For Me If You Need Me / Until The Real Thing Comes Along
* National 9059   The Ravens - I Don't Know Why I Love You Like I Do / How Could I Know

Una Mae Carlisle

Una Mae Carlisle (vocals) and others
December 22, 1947
NSC333East Branchunissued
NSC334It's A Fine Morning-
NSC335My Confectionary Baby-
NSC336Stop Goin' Through The MotionsNational 9044
* National 9044   Una Mae Carlisle - Where The River Meets The Sea / Stop Goin' Through The Motions

George Shearing Trio

George Shearing (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Cozy Cole (drums)
NYC, December 23, 1947
S3515-2Bop's Your UncleSavoy 718, XP 8019, MG 15003, MG 12016, SJL 1117
S3516Sweet And LovelySavoy 708, XP 8019, MG 15003, MG 12016, SJL 1117
S3517Cozy's BopSavoy 689, XP 8018, MG 15003, MG 12016, SJL 1117
S3518-2Sophisticated LadySavoy 718, XP 8018, MG 15003, MG 12016, SJL 1117
* Savoy MG 12016   Great Britain's Marian McPartland And George Shearing
* Savoy SJL 1117   George Shearing - So Rare
* Savoy MG 15003   George Shearing Trios
* Savoy XP 8019   George Shearing, Vol. 2
* Savoy XP 8018   George Shearing, Vol. 1
* Savoy 718   George Shearing - Bop's Your Uncle / Sophisticated Lady
* Savoy 708   George Shearing - Sweet And Lovely / When Darkness Falls
* Savoy 689   George Shearing - So Rare / Cozy's Bop

J.J. Johnson's Bop Quintet

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Leo Parker (baritone sax) Hank Jones (piano) Al Lucas (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, December 24, 1947
S3519BoneologySavoy 942, XP 8086, MG 15048, MG 12106, SJL 2232
S3520Down Vernon's AlleySavoy 942, XP 8086, MG 15049, MG 12106, SJL 2232
S3521YesterdaysSavoy XP 8086, MG 15048, MG 12010, MG 12106, SJL 2232
S3522RiffetteSavoy XP 8086, MG 15048, MG 12106, SJL 2232
* Savoy MG 12106   J.J. Johnson's Jazz Quintets
* Savoy SJL 2232   J.J. Johnson - Mad Be Bop
* Savoy MG 12010   J.J. Johnson/Kai Winding - Jay And Kai
* Savoy MG 15048   J.J. Johnson Quintet - Kai Winding's All Stars
* Savoy MG 15049   J.J. Johnson - Kai Winding Sextet
* Savoy XP 8086   J.J. Johnson - Birth Of Bop, Vol. 3
* Savoy 942   J.J. Johnson - Boneology / Down Vernon's Alley

Punch Miller Quintet

Punch Miller (trumpet) Edmond Hall (clarinet -1/5) Ralph Sutton (piano) Ernest Hill (bass -1/5) Jimmy Crawford (drums -1/5)
NYC, December 30, 1947
1. PM131ASqueeze MeSavoy MG 12050
2. PM132BThere's A Small Hotel-
3. PM133Shake It And Break It (Weary Blues)Savoy MG 12038
4. PM134DPanama-
5. PM135CDown By The Riverside-
6. PM136AExactly Like YouSavoy MG 12050
7. PM137AInformal Blues (Sang' It)-
* Savoy MG 12050   Mutt Carey/Punch Miller - New Orleans Jazz, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 12038   Mutt Carey/Punch Miller - New Orleans Jazz, Vol. 1

Grace Smith With Snub Mosely And His Orchestra

Snub Mosely (trombone) 2 unknown (alto sax) unknown (tenor sax) unknown (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Grace Smith (vocals)
NYC, December, 1947
NSC327What's On The Rail For The LizardsNational 9051
NSC328Get Your Fat Man Now-
* National 9051   Grace Smith - What's On The Rail For The Lizards / Get Your Fat Man Now

Don Reid

Don Reid
December, 1947
NSC330Love Is A Dangerous GameNational 9050
NSC331Kind Of A Girl Men Forget-
* National 9050   Don Reid - Kind Of A Girl Men Forget / Love Is A Dangerous Game

Grace Smith

Grace Smith (vocals) and others
December, 1947
NSC341Baby, You're Just My SpeedNational 9046
NSC342Competition Blues-
* National 9046   Grace Smith - Competition Blues / Baby, You're Just My Speed

Phil Moore And His Orchestra With Calvin Jackson

Ray Linn, Gerald Wilson, Snooky Young (trumpet) Ben Benson, Hank Coker, Murray McEachern (trombone) Harry Schumann (French horn) Harry Klee (flute) Marshall Royal (alto sax, clarinet) Lucky Thompson (tenor sax) Calvin Jackson (piano) Al Hendrickson (guitar) Red Callender or Art Shapiro (bass) Lee Young (drums) unidentified strings, Phil Moore (director)
Los Angeles, CA, 1947
D101Concerto For Piano And Orchestra, Part 1Discovery 1200, DL 4001; Clef MGC 635
D102Concerto For Piano And Orchestra, Part 2-
D103Concerto For Piano And Orchestra, Part 3-
D104Concerto For Piano And Orchestra, Part 4-
same session
D105Concerto For Trombone And Orchestra, Part 1Discovery 1200, DL 4001; Verve MGV 2005
D106Concerto For Trombone And Orchestra, Part 2-
D107Fugue For Bar Room PianoDiscovery 101; Verve MGV 2005
D108Misty Moon Blues-
D109 | D293Day DreamDiscovery 45-2002; Verve MGV 2005
D110 | D292125th Street ProphetDiscovery 100, 45-2001; Verve MGV 2005
D111 | D291CornucopiaDiscovery 100, 45-2000; Verve MGV 2005
Fantasy For Girl And OrchestraVerve MGV 2005
Mood For You-
* Clef MGC 635   Phil Moore - Music For Moderns
* Verve MGV 2005   Phil Moore - Fantasy For Girl And Orchestra
* Discovery DL 4001   Phil Moore - Concerto For Piano And Orchestra - Concerto For Trombone And Orchestra
* Discovery 1200   Phil Moore And His Orchestra With Calvin Jackson
* Discovery 45-2002   Phil Moore/Calvin Jackson - Day Dream / Fantasy For Strings, Part 3
* Discovery 45-2001   Phil Moore/Calvin Jackson - 125th Street Prophet / Fantasy For Strings, Part 2
* Discovery 45-2000   Phil Moore/Calvin Jackson - Cornucopia / Fantasy For Strings, Part 1
* Discovery 101   Phil Moore/Calvin Jackson - Fugue For Bar Room Piano / Misty Moon Blues
* Discovery 100   Phil Moore/Calvin Jackson - 125th Street Prophet / Cornucopia

Calvin Jackson Solo

Calvin Jackson (piano)
Los Angeles, CA, 1947
D112I Can't Get StartedDiscovery 112, DL 3001; Clef MGC 635
D113LoverDiscovery 111, DL 3001; Clef MGC 635
D114Prelude In C Sharp MinorDiscovery 112, DL 3001
D115 | D251Blue SkiesDiscovery 110, DL 3001; Clef MGC 635
D116 | D250Laura-
D117Gershwin PreludeDiscovery unissued
D118Blues In The NightClef MGC 635
D119Oh, Lady Be GoodDiscovery 111, DL 3001; Clef MGC 635
* Clef MGC 635   Phil Moore - Music For Moderns
* Discovery DL 3001   Calvin Jackson - Tonal Expressions
* Discovery 112   Calvin Jackson - I Can't Get Started / Prelude In C Sharp Minor
* Discovery 111   Calvin Jackson - Lover / Oh, Lady Be Good
* Discovery 110, 45-110   Calvin Jackson - Blue Skies / Laura

Jimmy Lunceford And His Orchestra

Russell Green, Reunald Jones, Bob Mitchell, Joe Wilder (trumpet) Russell Bowles, Al Cobbs, Al Grey (trombone) Omer Simeon (clarinet, alto sax) Kirtland Bradford (alto sax) Lee Howard (tenor sax) Joe Thomas (tenor sax, vocals) Earl Carruthers (baritone sax) Edwin Wilcox (piano) Al Norris (guitar) Truck Parham (bass) Joe Marshall (drums) Jimmy Lunceford (leader)
NYC, 1947
T1102Call The PoliceSavoy XP 8085
* Savoy XP 8085   Jimmy Lunceford

Mildred Bailey With Julian Work's Orchestra

Mildred Bailey (vocals) Julian Work (leader) and others
NYC, 1947
T1131Almost Like Being In LoveRegent MG 6046
T1132The Heather On The Hill-
* Regent MG 6046   Kay Starr/Mary Ann McCall/Mildred Bailey - Almost Like Being In Love
= Savoy MG 12220   Kay Starr/Mildred Bailey/Mary Ann McCall - Almost Like Being In Love

Ray McKinley And His Orchestra

Billy Broyles, Joe Ferrante, Charles Genduso, Nick Travis (trumpet) Irv Dinkin, Vernon Friley, James Harwood (trombone) Ray Beller (alto sax) William Ainsworth, Peanuts Hucko, Deane Kincaide, Howard Terry (sax) Lou Stein (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) John Cianciarulo (bass) Paul Kashishian, Ray McKinley (drums)
NYC, 1947
T1387Mint JulepSavoy MG 12024
T1388Over The Rainbow-
* Savoy MG 12024   Ray McKinley - Borderline

Mildred Bailey

Ellis Larkins (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Beverly Peer (bass) Mildred Bailey (vocals)
NYC, 1947
T1418You Started SomethingRegent MG 6032
T1419Born To Be Blue-
T1420Can't We Be Friends-
* Regent MG 6032; Savoy MG 12219   Mildred Bailey - Me And The Blues

Baby Face Lewis

Jimmy "Baby Face" Lewis (guitar, vocals)
1947?
L9650Dusty RoadSavoy 5547
L9651unknown titleunissued
L9652--
L9653Grandma And GrandpaSavoy 5547
* Savoy 5547   Baby Face Lewis - Dusty Road / Grandma And Grandpa

Johnny Otis Big Band

Darby Hicks (piano, vocals) Leon Tally (bass, vocals) Johnny Otis (drums) Cathy Cooper (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, 1947
OR536AAMidnight In The BarrelhouseExcelsior 536; Savoy 815
OR536BBarrelhouse StompExcelsior 536
* Excelsior 536   Johnny Otis - Midnight In The Barrelhouse / Barrelhouse Stomp
* Savoy 815   Johnny Otis - Harlem Nocturne / Midnight In The Barrelhouse

Benny Roberts

Benny Roberts (vocals) and others
1947-1948
Su352Thriller Diller PoppaSavoy 678
Su353You Had Your Chance To Grow-
* Savoy 678   Benny Roberts - Thriller Diller Poppa / You Had Your Chance To Grow

Betty Barclay

Betty Barclay (vocals) and others
circa 1947???
I Love JeemyDiscovery 500
All I Do Is Dream Of You-
Try Try AgainDiscovery 501
Would You Like To Take A Walk-
* Discovery 500   Betty Barclay - I Love Jeemy / All I Do Is Dream Of You
* Discovery 501   Betty Barclay - Try Try Again / Would You Like To Take A Walk

Phil Moore And His Orchestra

Phil Moore And His Orchestra
circa 1947 or 1948???
D130 | D288Fantasy For Strings, Part 1Discovery DL 4002, 45-2000
D131 | D289Fantasy For Strings, Part 2Discovery DL 4002, 45-2001
D132 | D290Fantasy For Strings, Part 3Discovery DL 4002, 45-2002
* Discovery DL 4002   Phil Moore/Annette Warren/Calvin Jackson - Fantasy For Girl And Orchestra - Tonal Expressions
* Discovery 45-2000   Phil Moore/Calvin Jackson - Cornucopia / Fantasy For Strings, Part 1
* Discovery 45-2001   Phil Moore/Calvin Jackson - 125th Street Prophet / Fantasy For Strings, Part 2
* Discovery 45-2002   Phil Moore/Calvin Jackson - Day Dream / Fantasy For Strings, Part 3

Zeke Turner Orch.

Zeke Turner Orch. (western music band?)
released 1947
CO-14013Zeke's Guitar BoogieSavoy 3024
* Savoy 3024   Zeke Turner Orch. - Zeke's Guitar Boogie / Texas Top Hands - No Place Like Home