Savoy Records Discography: 1949

1949

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 1, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Be-BopESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
On A Slow Boat To ChinaESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
OrnithologyESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Groovin' HighESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MC: Symphony Sid, Charlie ParkerSavoy ZDS 4411/12
East Of The SunESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
CherylESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3001, ESPCD 3001   Charlie Parker - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2
* Savoy ZDS 4411/12   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 1

Mary Ann McCall With Phil Moore And His Orchestra

Gerald Wilson (trumpet) Murray McEachern (trombone) Harry Klee (flute, tenor saxophone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Harry Schumann (tenor,baritone saxophone) Tommy Todd (piano) Jack Marshall (guitar) Ernie Shepard (bass) Lee Young (drums) Mary Ann McCall (vocals) Phil Moore (leader)
Los Angeles, CA, January 3, 1949
D136 | D285I'm YoursDiscovery 512, DL 3011, DL 3014
D137 | D286Nice WorkDiscovery 512, DL 3011
D138 | D287SundayDiscovery 509, DL 3011
* Discovery DL 3011   Mary Ann McCall Sings
* Discovery DL 3014   Various Artists - Songs By Rodgers And Hart - Songs By Johnny Green
* Discovery 512, 45-512   Mary Ann McCall/Phil Moore - I'm Yours / Nice Work
* Discovery 509, 45-509   Mary Ann McCall/Phil Moore - You're My Thrill / Sunday

Royal Roost All Stars

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Bennie Green (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips, Charlie Ventura (tenor saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter, Curly Rusell (bass) Joe Harris, Shelly Manne, Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 8, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
How High The Moon-
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid With Announcer-
* Savoy ZDS 4411/12   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 1

Milton Larkins Sextet

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Milton Larkins (trombone, vocals) Hal Singer (tenor saxophone) George Rhodes (piano) Walt Buchanan (bass) Joe Harris (drums)
NYC, January 12, 1949
S23017She Ain't With Me No MoreSavoy unissued
S23018Early Morning Boogie-
S23019Easy Going Baby-
S23020Rainy Weather Blues-

Paul Williams Sextette

James Poe (trumpet) Louis Barrett, Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Paul Williams (baritone saxophone) Floyd Taylor (piano) John Holiday (bass) Bill Benjamin (drums) Joan Shaw (vocals)
Detroit, MI, January 13 or June 7, 1949
DET0001Rompin'unissued
DET0002Brown Derby Boogie-
D0003PopcornSavoy 711
D0004Barbecueunissued
D0005Jelly Roll Boogie-
D0006House RockerSavoy 702
D0007He Knows How To Hucklebuck-
D0008Back Benderunissued
* Savoy 711   Paul Williams - Popcorn / Free Dice
* Savoy 702   Paul Williams - House Rocker / He Knows How To Hucklebuck

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Joe Harris (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 15, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Scrapple From The Apple-
MC-
Be-Bop-
MC-
Hot House-
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Georgie Auld And His Orchestra

John Anderson (trumpet) Billy Byers (trombone) John Rotella (alto saxophone) Georgie Auld (alto,tenor saxophone) Irv Roth (tenor saxophone) Pete Terry (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Karl Kiffe (bongos)
Los Angeles, CA, January 17, 1949
D139 | D240You've Got Me Jumpin'Discovery 116, EP 7, DL 3007; Savoy MG 12098
D140 | D238Darn That DreamDiscovery 109, DL 3007; Savoy MG 12098
D141 | D237Hollywood BazaarDiscovery 102, DL 3007; Savoy MG 12098
D142 | D236They Didn't Believe Me-
* Savoy MG 12098   The Jumpin' Bands Of Georgie Auld And Bobby Sherwood (not released)
* Discovery DL 3007   Georgie Auld - That's Auld
* Discovery EP 7   Georgie Auld And His Orchestra
* Discovery 116, 45-116   Georgie Auld - You've Got Me Jumpin' / Nashooma
* Discovery 109, 45-109   Georgie Auld - Darn That Dream / Vox Bop
* Discovery 102, 45-102   Georgie Auld - Hollywood Bazaar / They Didn't Believe Me

Les Baxter

Les Baxter
Los Angeles, CA, January 22, 1949
D143Tico TicoDiscovery 504, EP 5
D144 | D295CariocaDiscovery 513, EP 5
D145 | D6201Night And DayDiscovery 504, EP 5
D146 | D294 | D6202BahiaDiscovery 513, EP 5
D147What Is This Thing Called Loveunissued
* Discovery EP 5   Les Baxter
* Discovery 504   Les Baxter - Tico Tico / Night And Day
* Discovery 513, 45-513   Les Baxter - Carioca / Bahia

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 22, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Oop Bop Sh'bam-
MC-
Scrapple From The Apple-
MC-
Salt Peanuts-
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid With Announcer-
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Kenny Clarke Septet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet, piano) Julius Watkins (French horn) Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone, piano) Curly Russell (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Joe Harris (timbales)
NYC, January 25, 1949
KC171CConglomerationSavoy MG 12042, SVY 17028
KC172ABruz-
KC173CYou Go To My HeadSavoy MG 12042
KC174BRoll 'Em BagsSavoy MG 12042, SVY 17028
KC175BFaultlessSavoy MG 12042
KC176BHey Frenchy-
* Savoy MG 12042   Milt Jackson - Roll 'Em Bags
* Savoy SVY 17028   Kenny Dorham - Blues In Bebop

Three B's And A Honey

Three B's And A Honey
Columbus, OH, January 27, 1949
24800Buzzin' AroundSavoy 687
24801Midnight Sununissued
24802Grieving For YouSavoy 687
24803My Loveunissued
* Savoy 687   Three B's And A Honey - Buzzin' Around / Grieving For You

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)
January 27, 1949
NSC450Leave My Gal AloneNational 9065
NSC451Deep PurpleNational 9065; Savoy SJL 2227
NSC452SylviaSavoy SJL 2227
NSC453The House I Live InNational 9073
* Savoy SJL 2227   Various Artists - The Ravens - The Greatest Group Of Them All: The Roots Of Rock' N' Roll, Vol. 3
* National 9065   The Ravens - Leave My Gal Alone / Deep Purple
* National 9073   The Ravens - Ricky's Blues / The House I Live In

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 29, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Groovin' High-
MC-
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

George Shearing Quintet

Marjorie Hyams (vibraphone, piano) George Shearing (piano, accordion) Chuck Wayne (guitar) John Levy (bass) Denzil Best (drums)
NYC, January 31, 1949
D148 | D226CherokeeDiscovery 107, EP 3, DL 3002; Savoy MG 12093, SJL 1117
D149 | D225Four Bars Short-
D150 | D222Bebop's FablesDiscovery 105, EP 2, DL 3002; Savoy MG 12093, SJL 1117
D151 | D221Midnight On Cloud 69-
D152 | D224Sorry Wrong RhumbaDiscovery 106, EP 2, DL 3002; Savoy MG 12093, SJL 1117
D153 | D223Cotton Top-
D154 | D220Moon Over MiamiDiscovery 103, EP 3, DL 3002; Savoy MG 12093, SJL 1117
D155 | D219Life With Feather-
* Savoy MG 12093   Red Norvo/George Shearing - Midnight On Cloud 69
* Savoy SJL 1117   George Shearing - So Rare
* Discovery DL 3002   George Shearing Quintet
* Discovery EP 3   George Shearing Quintet
* Discovery EP 2   George Shearing Quintet
* Discovery 107, 45-107   George Shearing - Cherokee / Four Bars Short
* Discovery 105, 45-105   George Shearing - Bebop's Fables / Midnight On Cloud 69
* Discovery 106, 45-106   George Shearing - Sorry Wrong Rhumba / Cotton Top
* Discovery 103, 45-103   George Shearing - Moon Over Miami / Life With Feather

Tommy Edwards

Tommy Edwards (vocals, piano) and others
January, 1949
NSC420That Five O'Clock FeelingNational 9091; Regent MG 6096
NSC421(It's) Just Love, My SweetNational 9079; Regent MG 6096
NSC422Sweet Emalina, My GalNational unissued
NSC423I've Got The Blues In The MorningRegent MG 6096
NSC424Love MeNational 9091
NSC425Nice PeopleNational unissued
NSC426Guess I Was Born To Be A Cowboy-
NSC427Get Lost-
* Regent MG 6096   Tommy Edwards Sings
* National 9091   Tommy Edwards - Love Me / That Five O'Clock Feeling
* National 9079   Tommy Edwards - (It's) Just Love, My Sweet / Help! Help!

Tommy Edwards Trio

Tommy Edwards (piano, vocals) Hilton Brooks (guitar) Lucky Criss (bass)
NYC, February 4, 1949
NSC454A Long TimeNational 9067; Regent MG 6096
NSC455Up In The AlleyNational 9067
NSC456I Didn't UnderstandRegent MG 6096
NSC457A Bee Stung A HorseNational unissued
NSC458Help! Help!National 9079
NSC459The WindRegent MG 6096
* Regent MG 6096   Tommy Edwards Sings
* National 9067   Tommy Edwards - Up In The Alley / A Long Time
* National 9079   Tommy Edwards - (It's) Just Love, My Sweet / Help! Help!

The Ward Singers

unknown (organ) Gertrude Ward, Clara Ward, Henrietta Waddy, Marion Williams, Willa Ward Moultrie (vocal group)
NYC, February 5, 1949
SP210Each DaySavoy 4004, MG 15057, MG 14001, DBL 7015
SP211Come Ye DisconsolateSavoy 4004
SP212When I Get HomeSavoy 4007
SP213Jesus Is All The World To Me-
* Savoy MG 14001   The Ward Singers - Surely God Is Able
* Savoy DBL 7015   The Best Of The Ward Singers
* Savoy MG 15057   The Famous Ward Singers - Hymns
* Savoy 4004   The Ward Famous Singers - Each Day / Come Ye Disconsolate
* Savoy 4007   The Famous Ward Singers - When I Get Home / Jesus Is All The World To Me

Clara Ward

unknown (organ) Clara Ward (vocals)
NYC, February 5, 1949
SP214Just One MomentSavoy 4003, MG 14308
SP215Tired-
SP216The Day Is Passed And GoneSavoy 4009, MG 14308
SP217Prayer Changes Things-
* Savoy MG 14308   Clara Ward Memorial Album
* Savoy 4003   Clara Ward - Just One Moment / Tired
* Savoy 4009   Clara Ward - The Day Is Passed And Gone / Prayer Changes Things

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 5, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Scrapple From The Apple-
MC-
Barbados-
MC-
Salt Peanuts-
MC-
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Martha Raye

Martha Raye (vocals) and others
February 5, 1949
D156 | D360Ooh Doctor KinseyDiscovery 503, DL 3010
D157 | D357Lotus LandDiscovery 517, DL 3010
D158 | D356After You've GoneDiscovery 503, DL 3010
* Discovery DL 3010   The Voice Of Martha Raye
* Discovery 503, 45-503   Martha Raye - Ooh Doctor Kinsey / After You've Gone
* Discovery 517, 45-517   Martha Raye - Lotus Land / The Boy Next Door

Hal Singer Sextet

William Moore (trumpet) Chippy Outcalt (trombone) Hal Singer (tenor saxophone) Tate Houston (baritone saxophone) possibly George Rhodes (piano) Walter Buchanan (bass) Butch Ballard (drums)
NYC, February 9, 1949
S36-100Happy DaysSavoy 697
S36-101Untitledunissued
S36-102--
S36-103--
* Savoy 697   Hal Singer - Swanee River / Happy Days

Chicago Davis

William Moore (trumpet) Chippy Outcalt (trombone) Hal Singer (tenor saxophone) Tate Houston (baritone saxophone) possibly George Rhodes (piano) Walter Buchanan (bass) Butch Ballard (drums) Chicago Davis (vocals)
NYC, February 9, 1949
S36-104Travelin' ShoesSavoy 5560
S36-105I Feel So Good-
* Savoy 5560   Chicago Davis/Hal Singer - Travelin' Shoes / I Feel So Good

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 12, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Scrapple From The AppleSavoy SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14, SVY 17028
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
BarbadosSavoy MG 12179, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14, SVY 17028
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
BebopSavoy SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14, SVY 17028
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid with MC. at conculusion Sid is heard briefly with Dinah WashingtonSavoy ZDS 4413/14
* Savoy SJL 1108   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost
* Savoy MG 12179   Charlie Parker - The 'Bird' Returns
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2
* Savoy SVY 17028   Kenny Dorham - Blues In Bebop

Dee Williams Sextette / The California Playboys

John Anderson (trumpet) Gene Montgomery (tenor saxophone) Richard Brom (baritone saxophone) Devonia Williams (piano) Charles Norris (guitar) Morris Edwards (bass) Roy Porter (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 18, 1949
SLA504Central Avenue Hopunissued
SLA505-3Dee's BoogieSavoy 684
SLA506-1Bongo Blues-
SLA507unknown titleunissued
SLA508-1Midnite CreepSavoy 716
SLA509-1Double Trouble Hop-
SLA510L.A. Shuffleunissued
SLA511Blow, Gene, Blow-
* Savoy 684   Dee Williams - Dee's Boogie / Bongo Blues
* Savoy 716   The California Playboys - Midnite Creep / Double Trouble Hop

Billy Stewart

Leonard Hawkins (trumpet) Ray Abrams, Coleman Hoppin (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Lee Abrams (drums) Billy Stewart (vocals)
NYC, February 18, 1949
S36-106I Cried For Youunissued
S36-107Hurry Home-
S36-108PorgySavoy 692
S36-109Day In, Day Out-
* Savoy 692   Billy Stewart - Porgy / Day In, Day Out

Charlie Parker Septet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals)
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 19, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Groovin' HighSavoy SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
ConfirmationSavoy SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Salt PeanutsSavoy SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MC: Jumpin' With Symphony SidSavoy ZDS 4413/14
commercial break #1-
commercial break #2-
* Savoy SJL 1108   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Wini Brown

unknown (trumpet) unknown (alto saxophone) unknown (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) unknown (piano) unknown (bass) possibly Kenny Clarke (drums) Wini Brown (vocals)
NYC, February 21, 1949
NSC464-1My Brand Of HoneySavoy SJL 1163
NSC464-2--
NSC464-4-National 9068; Savoy SJL 1130
NSC465-2He's Good Enough For MeSavoy SJL 1163
NSC465-3-National 9078; Savoy SJL 1130
NSC466-1If Love Is TroubleSavoy SJL 1163
NSC466-4-National 9078
NSC467-1Grieving For YouSavoy SJL 1163
NSC467-2--
NSC467-3-National 9068
* Savoy SJL 1163   Wini Brown - Miss Brown For You
* Savoy SJL 1130   Milt Jackson/Kenny Clarke - Bluesology
* National 9068   Wini Brown - Grieving For You / My Brand Of Honey
* National 9078   Wini Brown - He's Good Enough For Me / If Love Is Trouble

Roy Porter And His Boppers

Art Farmer, James Metlock, Eddie Preston, Bob Ross (trumpet) Danny Horton, Jimmy Knepper, William Willington (trombone) Eric Dolphy, Leroy Robinson (alto saxophone) Joe Howard, Clifford Solomon (tenor saxophone) Clyde Dunn (baritone saxophone) Joe Harrison (piano) Ben White (guitar) Addison Farmer (bass) Roy Porter (drums) Alvy Kidd (congas) Paul Sparks (vocals -3)
Los Angeles, CA, February 23, 1949
1. SLA512Phantom MoonSavoy SJL 2215
2. SLA513Howard's Idea-
3. SLA514Love Is Laughing At Me-
4. SLA515-4Little WigSavoy 944, SJL 2215
5.Minor Modeunissued
* Savoy SJL 2215   Various Artists - Black California
* Savoy 944   Roy Porter - Little Wig / Gassin' The Wig

Milt Jackson Septet

Bill Massey (trumpet) Julius Watkins (French horn) Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
NYC, February 23, 1949
S36-110Hearing BellsSavoy XP 8061, MG 9022, MG 15058, MG 12061
S36-111JuniorSavoy 946, XP 8061, MG 9025, MG 15058, MG 12061; Metronome (Swd) B 504
S36-112BluesologySavoy XP 8061, MG 15058, MG 12061
S36-113BubuSavoy 946, XP 8061, MG 9024, MG 15058, MG 12061
* Savoy MG 12061   Meet Milt Jackson
* Savoy MG 9022   Various Artists - Birth Of The Bop, Vol. 1
* Savoy MG 15058   Milt Jackson And Terry Gibbs
* Savoy MG 9025   Various Artists - Birth Of The Bop, Vol. 4
* Savoy MG 9024   Various Artists - Birth Of The Bop, Vol. 3
* Savoy XP 8061   Milt Jackson - Birth Of Bop, Vol. 2
* Savoy 946   Milt Jackson - Junior / Bubu
* Metronome (Swd) B 504   James Moody - Out Of Nowhere / Milt Jackson - Junior

Charlie Parker Septet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals)
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 26, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Half NelsonSavoy MG 12179, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
A Night In TunisiaSavoy MG 12186, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Scrapple From The AppleSavoy MG 12179, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Deedle-
* Savoy MG 12179   Charlie Parker - The 'Bird' Returns
* Savoy SJL 1108   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost
* Savoy MG 12186   Newly Discovered Sides By Charlie Parker
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 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, February, 1949
NSC460Tea For TwoSavoy SJL 2227
NSC461Ricky's BluesNational 9073
NSC462Without A SongSavoy SJL 2227
NSC463MarieRendition 5001; Savoy SJL 2221
* 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
* Rendition 5001   The Ravens - Write Me A Letter / Marie
* National 9073   The Ravens - Ricky's Blues / The House I Live In

The Five Crusaders

The Five Crusaders, and others
February, 1949
NSC436Cheer The Weary TravelerNational 9083
NSC437Glory, Glory Hallelujah-
NSC438I Just Rose To Tell You WhatNational 9082
NSC439I'm Gonna Shout-
* National 9083   The Five Crusaders - Cheer The Weary Traveler / Glory, Glory Hallelujah
* National 9082   The Five Crusaders - I Just Rose To Tell You What / I'm Gonna Shout

Paris Symphony Orchestra

Paris Symphony Orchestra
circa February, 1949???
D159The ComediansDiscovery DL 4003
D160Suite Francaise-
* Discovery DL 4003   Paris Symphony Orchestra - Milhaud: Suite Francaise - Kabalevsky: The Comedians - Gibbs: Peacock Pie

The Savoy Sultans

The Savoy Sultans
Chicago, IL, March 3, 1949
S36-122New JumpRegent 1006
S36-123How You Like ThatSavoy unissued
S36-124Got It A The SavoyRegent 1006
S36-125Fat ManSavoy unissued
* Regent 1006   Al Cooper - New Jump / Got It A The Savoy

Wesson Brothers

Dick Wesson, Gene Wesson (vocals) unidentified orchestra
March 4, 1949
NSC468Oodles Of BoodleNational 9070
NSC469-1All Right Louie, Drop The Gun And Batches-
* National 9070   Wesson Brothers - Oodles Of Boodle / All Right Louie, Drop The Gun And Batches

Charlie Parker Septet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals)
"Royal Roost", NYC, March 5, 1949
Introduction By Dave Lambert And Buddy StewartSavoy ZDS 4413/14
What's This-
MC-
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid-
Cheryl-
MC-
Anthropology-
MC-
Hurry Home-
Deedle-
Royal Roost Bop-
MC-
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Kansas City Jimmy

Kansas City Jimmy (vocals) and others
Los Angeles, CA, March 8, 1949
SLA516-3Cheatin' WomenSavoy 691
SLA517Jimmie's IdeaAcorn 301
SLA518Jump For JoySavoy unissued
SLA519-4Saturday NightSavoy 691
* Acorn 301   Kansas City Jimmy - Jimmie's Idea / Rock That Boogie
* Savoy 691   Kansas City Jimmy - Cheatin' Women / Saturday Night

Charlie Parker Septet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals)
"Royal Roost", NYC, March 12, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
CherylSavoy MG 12179, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
introduction By Charlie ParkerSavoy ZDS 4413/14
On A Slow Boat To ChinaSavoy MG 12186, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Chasin' The BirdSavoy MG 12179, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
Jumpin' With Symphony SidSavoy ZDS 4413/14
* Savoy MG 12179   Charlie Parker - The 'Bird' Returns
* Savoy SJL 1108   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost
* Savoy MG 12186   Newly Discovered Sides By Charlie Parker
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Carl Davis

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (tenor saxophone) Kenny Kersey (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Lee Abrams (drums) Bob Aviles, W.I. Edwards, T. Rhodes (unknown instruments) Carl Davis (vocals)
NYC, March 17, 1949
S36-114In The DozensSavoy unissued
S36-115Sure Like To RunRegent 1011
S36-116She's My Baby-
S36-117Notoriety WomanSavoy unissued
* Regent 1011   King Karl/Eddie Davis - She's My Baby / Sure Like To Run

Johnny Bothwell Octet

Rob Turk (trumpet, French horn) Harvey Estrin (flute, tenor saxophone) Johnny Bothwell (alto saxophone) Jack Wellnitz (baritone saxophone) Frank Weder (piano) Red Kelly (bass) Irv Kluger (drums) Carlos Meija (congas) Illen Martin (vocals)
NYC, March 17, 1949
NSC470Scotch Plaid (Kerry Dances)National 9074
NSC471Amourologyunissued
NSC472Argyle-
NSC473Bolero BalineseNational 9074
* National 9074   Johnny Bothwell - Scotch Plaid / Bolero Balinese

Georgie Auld And His Orchestra

Neal Hefti (trumpet) Billy Byers (trombone) Clint Neagley (alto saxophone) Georgie Auld (alto,tenor saxophone) Irv Roth (tenor saxophone) Pete Terry (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Karl Kiffe (bongos)
Los Angeles, CA, March 21, 1949
D165 | D241NashoomaDiscovery 116, EP 7, DL 3007; Savoy MG 12098
D166 | D239Vox BopDiscovery 109, DL 3007; Savoy MG 12098
D167 | D242Mild And MellowDiscovery 117, EP 7, DL 3007; Savoy MG 12098
D168 | D243Settin' The Pace-
* Savoy MG 12098   The Jumpin' Bands Of Georgie Auld And Bobby Sherwood (not released)
* Discovery DL 3007   Georgie Auld - That's Auld
* Discovery EP 7   Georgie Auld And His Orchestra
* Discovery 116, 45-116   Georgie Auld - You've Got Me Jumpin' / Nashooma
* Discovery 109, 45-109   Georgie Auld - Darn That Dream / Vox Bop
* Discovery 117, 45-117   Georgie Auld - Mild And Mellow / Settin' The Pace

Brownie McGhee

Pritchard Cheesman (tenor saxophone) Lannie Scott (piano) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) Franklin Skeete (bass) Arthur Herbert (drums)
NYC, March 22, 1949
S36-118It Hurts Me Toounissued
S36-119Contact Me-
S36-120New Baseball BoogieSavoy 5561
S36-121Yellow Moonunissued
* Savoy 5561   Brownie McGhee - New Baseball Boogie / Good Thing Gone

Wingy Manone Sextet

Wingy Manone (trumpet, vocals) Burt Johnson (trombone) Bill Wood (clarinet) Allan Stevenson (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) John Brent (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 25, 1949
NSC478Face On BassNational 9080; Regent MG 6068
NSC479Can't Get You Off My Mind-
NSC480Trumpet On A WingRegent MG 6068
NSC48113th Street Rag-
* Regent MG 6068; Savoy MG 12207   Ben Pollack/Wingy Manone - Dixieland Strut
* National 9080   Wingy Manone - Face On Bass / Can't Get You Off My Mind

Jimmy Smith And His Sepians

Jimmy Smith (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, March 26, 1949
SLA520-3Fat MamaSavoy 709
SLA521Baby Dearunissued
SLA522Jam Session-
SLA523Talking BoogieSavoy 709
* Savoy 709   Jimmy Smith - Ma-Ma / Talking Boogie

Martha Raye

Martha Raye (vocals) and others
March 26, 1949
D169 | D358Miss Otis RegretsDiscovery 505, DL 3010
D170 | D355The Boy Next DoorDiscovery 517, DL 3010
D171 | D359Life's Only JoyDiscovery 505, DL 3010
* Discovery DL 3010   The Voice Of Martha Raye
* Discovery 505, 45-505   Martha Raye - Miss Otis Regrets / Life's Only Joy
* Discovery 517, 45-517   Martha Raye - Lotus Land / The Boy Next Door

Erroll Garner Trio

Erroll Garner (piano) John Simmons (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 1949
B4400I Cover The WaterfrontSavoy 688, XP 8015, MG 15026, MG 12002, SJL 2207
B4401It's Easy To RememberSavoy 728, MG 15026, MG 12003, SJL 2207
B4402Penthouse SerenadeSavoy 688, XP 8010, MG 15001, MG 12002, SJL 2207
B4403Love Walked InSavoy 701, XP 8014, MG 15026, MG 12002, SJL 2207
B4404September SongSavoy 727, XP 8008, MG 15000, SJL 1118
B4405Body And SoulSavoy 728, XP 8011, MG 15001, MG 12002, SJL 2207
B4406-2All The Things You AreSavoy 739, 782, XP 8012, MG 15000, SJL 1118
B4407I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A ChanceSavoy 724, XP 8015, MG 15026, MG 12002, SJL 2207
B4408Stompin' At The SavoySavoy 727, XP 8012, MG 15000, MG 12002, SJL 2207
B4409That's My Babyunissued
B4410YesterdaysSavoy XP 8008, MG 15000, SJL 1118
B4411GoodbyeSavoy 782, XP 8014, MG 15026, MG 12003, SJL 2207
B4412Cottage For SaleSavoy 725, XP 8014, MG 15004, MG 12008, SJL 1118
B4413Lady Be Goodrejected?
B4414I'm In The Mood For LoveSavoy 725, XP 8015, MG 15004, MG 12008
B4415I Can't Believe That You're In Love With MeSavoy 723, XP 8007, MG 15000, MG 12002, SJL 2207
B4416More Than You KnowSavoy 863, XP 8009, MG 15001, MG 12002, SJL 2207
B4417UndecidedSavoy 862, XP 8007, MG 15000, MG 12002, SJL 2207
B4418Red Sails In The Sunset-
B4419All Of MeSavoy 724, XP 8014, MG 15004, MG 12003, SJL 2207
B4420Over The RainbowSavoy 863, XP 8010, MG 15001, MG 12002, SJL 2207
B4421These Foolish Thingsrejected?
BOP210I Surrender, DearSavoy 701, XP 8015, MG 15004, MG 12003, SJL 2207
BOP211I Only Have Eyes For YouSavoy 723, XP 8011, MG 15000, SJL 1118
* Savoy MG 12002   Erroll Garner, Vol. 1 - Penthouse Serenade
* Savoy SJL 2207   Erroll Garner - The Elf
* Savoy MG 12003   Erroll Garner, Vol. 2 - Serenade To Laura
* Savoy SJL 1118   Erroll Garner - Yesterdays
* Savoy MG 12008   Erroll Garner/Billy Taylor - Back To Back
* Savoy MG 15026   Erroll Garner At The Piano, Vol. 4
* Savoy MG 15001   Piano Solos By Erroll Garner
* Savoy MG 15000   Erroll Garner At The Piano, Vol. 1
* Savoy MG 15004   Erroll Garner At The Piano, Vol. 3
* Savoy XP 8015   Erroll Garner, Vol. 9
* Savoy XP 8010   Erroll Garner, Vol. 4
* Savoy XP 8014   Erroll Garner, Vol. 8
* Savoy XP 8008   Erroll Garner, Vol. 2
* Savoy XP 8011   Erroll Garner, Vol. 5
* Savoy XP 8012   Erroll Garner, Vol. 6
* Savoy XP 8007   Erroll Garner, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8009   Erroll Garner, Vol. 3
* Savoy 688   Erroll Garner - I Cover The Waterfront / Penthouse Serenade
* Savoy 728   Erroll Garner - It's Easy To Remember / Body And Soul
* Savoy 701   Erroll Garner - I Surrender, Dear / Love Walked In
* Savoy 727   Erroll Garner - Stompin' At The Savoy / September Song
* Savoy 739   Erroll Garner - All The Things You Are / George Shearing - George's Boogie
* Savoy 782   Erroll Garner - All The Things You Are / Goodbye
* Savoy 724   Erroll Garner - I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance / All Of Me
* Savoy 725   Erroll Garner - Cottage For Sale / I'm In The Mood For Love
* Savoy 723   Erroll Garner - I Only Have Eyes For You / I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
* Savoy 863; Regent 1014   Erroll Garner - More Than You Know / Over The Rainbow
* Savoy 862; Regent 1004   Erroll Garner - Undecided / Red Sails In The Sunset

T.J. Fowler Sextet

John Lawton (trumpet) Lee Gross (alto saxophone) Walter Cox (tenor saxophone) T.J. Fowler (piano) Henry Ivory (bass) Clarence Stamps (drums)
Detroit, MI, March, 1949
1792-BT.J. BoogieNational 9075
1793-BWhat's The Matter Now-
* National 9075   T.J. Fowler - T.J. Boogie / What's The Matter Now

John Leslie

John Leslie, and others
April 15, 1949
NSC474I Love YouNational unissued
NSC475It's Gotta Come Out-
NSC476You're Just A Flower From An Old Bouquet-
NSC477I Love You Just The Same-

Sunnyland Slim

unknown (tenor saxophone) Sunnyland Slim (piano, vocals) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
Chicago, IL, April 19, 1949? or 1951
R1513Orphan Boy BluesSavoy MG 16000
* Savoy MG 16000   Various Artists - Livin' With The Blues

Harold Land Septet

Froegel Brigham (trumpet) Russell B. Campbell (trombone) William S. Doty (alto saxophone) Harold Land (tenor saxophone) Fred Jackson (piano) Dave Dyson (bass) Leon Petties (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, April 25, 1949
SLA524OutlandishSavoy SJL 2215
SLA525Swingin' On Savoy-
SLA526Dan Diego BounceRegent 1020; Savoy SJL 2215
SLA527I'll Remember April-
* Savoy SJL 2215   Various Artists - Black California
* Regent 1020   Harold Land - Dan Diego Bounce / I'll Remember April

Al Borghardt

Al Borghardt
Los Angeles, CA, May 2, 1949
SLA529Baby Sittin' BluesSavoy unissued
SLA530Speak Low-
SLA531Rent Talking Baby-

Sirloin Burg And His Orchestra

Sirloin Burg
Los Angeles, CA, May 2, 1949
SLA532Ray Day BluesSavoy 699; Regent 1002
SLA533Jivin' With Jack The Bellboy (The Rockabye)-
* Savoy 699   Sirloin Burg - Ray Day Blues / Jivin' With Jack The Bellboy
* Regent 1002   Sirloin Burg - The Rockabye / Ray Day Blues

Stan Getz Octet

Earl Swope (trombone) Stan Getz, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Al Cohn (tenor saxophone, arranger) Duke Jordan (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Mert Oliver (bass) Charlie Perry (drums)
NYC, May 2, 1949
S36-126Stan Getz Along (alt. take)Savoy SJL 2210
-Stan Getz AlongSavoy 966, XP 8021, MG 9004, MG 12105, SJL 1105
S36-127Stan's Mood (alt. take)Savoy SJL 2210
-Stan's MoodSavoy 966, XP 8021, MG 9022, MG 12105, SJL 1105
S36-128Slow (alt. take)Savoy SJL 2210
-SlowSavoy 967, XP 8020, MG 9004, MG 12105, SJL 1105
S36-129Fast (alt. take)Savoy SJL 2210
-FastSavoy 947, XP 8020, MG 9004, MG 12105, SJL 1105
* Savoy SJL 2210   Various Artists - Brothers And Other Mothers
* Savoy MG 12105   Various Artists - Lestorian Mode
* Savoy SJL 1105   Stan Getz - Opus De Bop
* Savoy MG 9004   Stan Getz Beboppers
* Savoy MG 9022   Various Artists - Birth Of The Bop, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8021   Stan Getz - New Trends In Jazz, Vol. 2
* Savoy XP 8020   Stan Getz - New Trends In Jazz, Vol. 1
* Savoy 966   Stan Getz - Stan Getz Along / Stan's Mood
* Savoy 967   Charlie Parker - Klaunstance / Stan Getz - Slow
* Savoy 947   J.J. Johnson - Audubon / Stan Getz - Fast

George Wallington Trio/Septet

George Wallington (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Charlie Perry (drums)
NYC, May 9, 1949
SGW4446 | 988RacingRegal 1196; Savoy XP 8112, MG 12081
SGW4447 | 987FairylandSavoy XP 8112, MG 12081
Jerry Lloyd (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) Brew Moore (tenor saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) George Wallington (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Charlie Perry (drums) Buddy Stewart (vocals)
SGW4448 | 985KnockoutRegal 1196; Savoy XP 8112, MG 12081
SGW4449 | 986IglooSavoy XP 8112, MG 12081
* Savoy MG 12081   The George Wallington Trios And Septet
* Savoy XP 8112   George Wallington's All Stars
* Regal 1196   George Wallington - Knockout / Racing

J.J. Johnson Quintet

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, May 11, 1949
S36-130-1AudobahnSavoy SJL 2232
S36-130-3Audobahn (Audubon)Savoy 947, MG 12106, SJL 2232
S36-131Don't Blame MeSavoy 949, MG 15049, MG 12106, SJL 2232
S36-132-2Goof SquareSavoy SJL 2232
S36-132-4--
S36-132-8-Savoy MG 15049, MG 12106, SJL 2232
S36-133-3Bee JaySavoy SJL 2232
S36-133-5-Savoy 949, MG 12106, SJL 2232
* Savoy SJL 2232   J.J. Johnson - Mad Be Bop
* Savoy MG 12106   J.J. Johnson's Jazz Quintets
* Savoy MG 15049   J.J. Johnson - Kai Winding Sextet
* Savoy 947   J.J. Johnson - Audubon / Stan Getz - Fast
* Savoy 949   J.J. Johnson - Don't Blame Me / Bee Jay

Brew Moore All Stars

Jerry Lloyd (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) Brew Moore (tenor saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) George Wallington (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
NYC, May 20, 1949
S36-134-1Mug BugSavoy SJL 2236
S36-134-6-Savoy 968, XP 8067, MG 9028, MG 12105, SJL 2236
S36-135-1Gold RushSavoy SJL 2236
S36-135-5-Savoy 968, XP 8067, MG 12105, SJL 2236
S36-136-4Lestorian ModeSavoy SJL 2236
S36-136-5-Savoy 953, XP 8067, MG 9028, MG 12105, SJL 2236
S36-137-2Kai's KidSavoy 953, XP 8067, MG 12105, SJL 2236
S36-137-5-Savoy SJL 2236
* Savoy SJL 2236   Various Artists - Brothers And Other Mothers, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 12105   Various Artists - Lestorian Mode
* Savoy MG 9028   The Tenor Sax Of Brew Moore
* Savoy XP 8067   Brew Moore, Vol. 2
* Savoy 968   Brew Moore - Mug Bug / Gold Rush
* Savoy 953   Brew Moore - Lestorian Mode / Kai's Kid

Sonny Bridges

Sonny Bridges (vocals) and others
Los Angeles, CA, May 28, 1949
SLA534Camel Back HopSavoy unissued
SLA535Move OutRegent 1000
SLA536I'll Love You Till The End Of My Life-
SLA537Good Feelin' TonightSavoy unissued
* Regent 1000   Sonny Bridges - Move Out / I'll Love You Till The End Of My Life

Gil Fuller And His Orchestra

Dave Burns, Mustapha Daleel, Bill Massey, Abdul Salaam (trumpet) Charlie Johnson, Haleen Rasheed, Clarence Ross, Rip Tarrant (trombone) Jimmy Heath, Sahib Shihab (alto saxophone) Pritchard Cheesman, Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone, piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Gil Fuller (arranger, conductor, vocals)
NYC, June 11, 1949
D172 | D268Mean To MeDiscovery 115; Savoy SJL 2225
D173Blues For A DebutanteDiscovery 108; Savoy SJL 2225
D174 | D268The Scene ChangesDiscovery 115; Savoy SJL 2225
D175TropicanaDiscovery 108; Savoy SJL 2225
* Savoy SJL 2225   Various Artists - The Be Bop Boys
* Discovery 115, 45-115; Jazz Selection (F) JS 683; Vogue (E) V 2037   Gil Fuller - Mean To Me / The Scene Changes
* Discovery 108; Jazz Selection (F) JS 678; Vogue (E) V 2036   Gil Fuller - Blues For A Debutante / Tropicana

The Ward Singers

Gertrude Ward, Clara Ward, Henrietta Waddy, Marion Williams, Willa Ward Moultrie (vocal group) and others
June 14, 1949
S36-138Jesus Gave Me WaterSavoy 4010
S36-139Get Back Jordan-
S36-140How Far From Canaan, Part 1Savoy 4011
S36-141How Far From Canaan, Part 2-
* Savoy 4010   The Famous Ward Singers - Jesus Gave Me Water / Get Back Jordan
* Savoy 4011   The Famous Ward Singers - How Far From Canaan, Part 1&2

Fats Thomas

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (tenor saxophone) Howard Biggs (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Specs Powell (drums) Fats Thomas (vocals)
NYC, June 17, 1949
NSC486Maybe, Baby Bluesunissued
NSC487Oob Bob Aloo BoNational 9088
NSC488All My Lifeunissued
NSC489If I Give You My LoveNational 9088
* National 9088   Fats Thomas - Oob Bob Aloo Bo / If I Give You My Love

Lester Young Sextet

Jesse Drakes (trumpet) Jerry Elliott (trombone) Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Leroy Jackson (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
NYC, June 28, 1949
S5240-1Crazy Over J.Z.Savoy MG 12071, SJL 2202
S5240-2--
S5240-3-Savoy 707, XP 8017, MG 9002, MG 12068, SJL 2202
S5241-1Ding DongSavoy MG 12071, SJL 2202
S5241-2--
S5241-3-Savoy 786, XP 8016, MG 9002, MG 12068, SJL 2202
S5242-1Blue' N' BellsSavoy MG 12071, SJL 2202
S5242-2--
S5242-3-Savoy 786, XP 8017, MG 9002, MG 12068, SJL 2202
S5243-1June Bug (Lester Digs)Savoy 707, XP 8016, MG 9002, MG 12068, SJL 2202
* Savoy MG 12071   Lester Young - The Master's Touch
* Savoy SJL 2202   Lester Young - Pres: The Complete Savoy Recordings
* Savoy MG 12068   The Immortal Lester Young - Blue Lester
* Savoy MG 9002   The Lester Young Quintet/Sextet
* Savoy XP 8017   Lester Young, Vol. 2
* Savoy XP 8016   Lester Young, Vol. 1
* Savoy 707   Lester Young - Crazy Over J.Z. / June Bug
* Savoy 786   Lester Young - Ding Dong / Blue' N' Bells

Erroll Garner Trio

Erroll Garner (piano) John Simmons (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, circa summer 1949
B4522This Can't Be LoveSavoy 768; Acorn 305; Savoy XP 8010, MG 15002, MG 12003, SJL 2207
B4523The Man I LoveSavoy 765, XP 8010, MG 15002, MG 12003, SJL 2207
B4524MoonglowSavoy 767, XP 8008, MG 15002, MG 12003, SJL 2207
B4525I Want A Little GirlSavoy 767; Acorn 305; Savoy XP 8009, MG 15002, MG 12003, SJL 2207
B4526She's Funny That WaySavoy 768, XP 8009, MG 15002, MG 12003, SJL 2207
B4527Until The Real Thing Comes AlongSavoy 765, XP 8011, MG 15002, MG 12003, SJL 2207
B4528Confessin'Savoy 757, XP 8009, MG 15002, MG 12003, SJL 2207
B4529Stormy WeatherSavoy 757, XP 8011, MG 15002, MG 12003, SJL 2207
* Savoy MG 12003   Erroll Garner, Vol. 2 - Serenade To Laura
* Savoy SJL 2207   Erroll Garner - The Elf
* Savoy MG 15002   Erroll Garner At The Piano, Vol. 2
* Savoy XP 8010   Erroll Garner, Vol. 4
* Savoy XP 8008   Erroll Garner, Vol. 2
* Savoy XP 8009   Erroll Garner, Vol. 3
* Savoy XP 8011   Erroll Garner, Vol. 5
* Acorn 305   Erroll Garner - This Can't Be Love / I Want A Little Girl
* Savoy 768   Erroll Garner - This Can't Be Love / She's Funny That Way
* Savoy 765   Erroll Garner - The Man I Love / Until The Real Thing Comes Along
* Savoy 767   Erroll Garner - Moonglow / I Want A Little Girl
* Savoy 757   Erroll Garner - Confessin' / Stormy Weather

Danny Payne With Al Haig Trio

Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Danny Payne (vocals)
NYC, July 14, 1949
D176Gee How You Thrill MeDiscovery 516
D177My Mother's BirthdayDiscovery 508
D178World Of My Own-
D179Once In A WhileDiscovery 516
* Discovery 516   Danny Payne/Al Haig - Gee How You Thrill Me / Once In A While
* Discovery 508   Danny Payne/Al Haig - My Mother's Birthday / World Of My Own

Junior Daniels With Al Haig Trio

Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Junior Daniels (vocals)
NYC, July 15, 1949
D180Did I Rememberunissued
D181Autumn SerenadeDiscovery 507
D182The Lam Is Low-
D183Goodnight My Loveunissued
* Discovery 507   Junior Daniels/Al Haig - Autumn Serenade / The Lam Is Low

James Von Streeter Septet

Nat Meeks (trumpet) Walter Henry (alto saxophone) James Von Streeter (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Charlie Norris (guitar) Shifty Henry (bass) Al Wichard (drums) Herman Pattus (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, July 27, 1949
SLA4422Slow BluesSavoy SJL 2252
SLA4423My Baby Let Meunissued
SLA4424-3I'll Never Smile AgainSavoy 712, SJL 2252
SLA4425-2The Square Dance HopSavoy 712
* Savoy SJL 2252   The Original Johnny Otis Show, Vol. 2
* Savoy 712   James Von Streeter - I'll Never Smile Again / The Square Dance Hop

The Ravens

Bill Sanford (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)
July, 1949
NSC482There's Nothing Like A Woman In LoveNational 9085; Savoy SJL 2227
NSC483Careless Love-
NSC484If You Didn't Mean ItNational 9089; Savoy SJL 2227
NSC485MoonglowSavoy SJL 2227
* Savoy SJL 2227   Various Artists - The Ravens - The Greatest Group Of Them All: The Roots Of Rock' N' Roll, Vol. 3
* National 9085   The Ravens - Careless Love / There's Nothing Like A Woman In Love
* National 9089   The Ravens - Someday / If You Didn't Mean It

Wini Brown

Wini Brown (vocals) and others
NYC, August 1, 1949
NSC490The Sun's Gonna Shine AgainNational 9102
NSC491If It's The Last Thing I Dounissued
NSC492He's My DaddyNational 9102
NSC493Someone To Watch Over Meunissued
* National 9102   Wini Brown - The Sun's Gonna Shine Again / He's My Daddy

Arne Domnerus Favourite Five

Leppe Sundevall (trumpet) Arne Domnerus (alto saxophone) Gosta Theselius (piano) Gunnar Almstedt (bass) Jack Noren (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, August 20, 1949
mr7 | 4264ConversationMetronome (Swd) J 103; Savoy XP 8102, MG 9032; Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-104
mr8 | 4263More Than You KnowMetronome (Swd) J 103; Savoy XP 8102, MG 9032
* Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-104   Various Artists - Swedish Jazz 1949-1956, Vol. 1: Siesta
* Savoy MG 9032   Various Artists - Modern Music From Sweden
* Savoy XP 8102   Various Artists - Modern Music From Sweden: Swinging Swedes
* Metronome (Swd) J 103   Arne Domnerus - Conversation / More Than You Know

Kansas City Jimmy

Kansas City Jimmy (vocals) and others
Los Angeles, CA, August 22, 1949
SLA4426I Love You BabySavoy unissued
SLA4427Wine Headed Women-
SLA4428Central Avenue Mood-
SLA4429Rock That BoogieAcorn 301
* Acorn 301   Kansas City Jimmy - Jimmie's Idea / Rock That Boogie

Clara Ward

unknown (organ, piano) Clara Ward (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, August 29, 1949
LA8500-3Just Over The HillSavoy 4012, MG 14308
LA8501He Knows How Much We Can BearSavoy 4012, MG 15057, MG 14001, MG 14308, DBL 7015
* Savoy MG 14308   Clara Ward Memorial Album
* Savoy MG 14001   The Ward Singers - Surely God Is Able
* Savoy DBL 7015   The Best Of The Ward Singers
* Savoy MG 15057   The Famous Ward Singers - Hymns
* Savoy 4012   Clara Ward - Just Over The Hill / He Knows How Much We Can Bear

The Ward Singers

unknown (organ, piano) Gertrude Ward, Clara Ward, Henrietta Waddy, Marion Williams, Willa Ward Moultrie (vocal group)
Los Angeles, CA, August 29, 1949
LA8502-5Jesus Is So Real To MeSavoy 4013
LA8503-3My Jesus Is All And All-
* Savoy 4013   The Famous Ward Singers - Jesus Is So Real To Me / My Jesus Is All And All

Clara Ward

unknown (organ, piano) Clara Ward (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, August 29, 1949
LA8504-3Who Could Ask For Anything ElseSavoy 4014, MG 14308
LA8505-2I've Got A Home-
* Savoy MG 14308   Clara Ward Memorial Album
* Savoy 4014   Clara Ward - Who Could Ask For Anything Else / I've Got A Home

The Ward Singers

unknown (organ, piano) Gertrude Ward, Clara Ward, Henrietta Waddy, Marion Williams, Willa Ward Moultrie (vocal group)
Los Angeles, CA, August 29, 1949
LA8506-4I'm Bound For Higher GroundSavoy 4016
LA8507-3Thy Holy Will Be Done-
* Savoy 4016   The Famous Ward Singers - I'm Bound For Higher Ground / Thy Holy Will Be Done

Erroll Garner Trio

Erroll Garner (piano) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Charlie Smith (drums)
NYC, August, 1949
PO-250On The Sunny Side Of The StreetPortrait 8500; Savoy 772, XP 8013, MG 15004, MG 12008, SJL 1118
PO-251RosaliePortrait 8501; Savoy 771, XP 8013, MG 15004, MG 12008, SJL 1118
PO-252Everything Happens To MePortrait 8501; Savoy 772, XP 8013, MG 15004, MG 12008, SJL 1118
PO-253Stairway To The StarsPortrait 8500; Savoy 771, XP 8013, MG 15004, MG 12008, SJL 1118
* Savoy MG 12008   Erroll Garner/Billy Taylor - Back To Back
* Savoy SJL 1118   Erroll Garner - Yesterdays
* Savoy MG 15004   Erroll Garner At The Piano, Vol. 3
* Savoy XP 8013   Erroll Garner, Vol. 7
* Portrait 8500   Erroll Garner - On The Sunny Side Of The Street / Stairway To The Stars
* Savoy 772   Erroll Garner - On The Sunny Side Of The Street / Everything Happens To Me
* Portrait 8501   Erroll Garner - Rosalie / Everything Happens To Me
* Savoy 771   Erroll Garner - Rosalie / Stairway To The Stars

Lover Boy Brown

Lover Boy Brown
September 6, 1949
HC9800Just The BluesRegent 1007
HC9801I'll Never Stop Loving YouSavoy unissued
HC9802Lost My Love-
HC9803Thinking Of YouRegent 1007
* Regent 1007   Lover Boy Brown - Thinking Of You / Just The Blues

Thore Swanerud's Sextet With Bibbi Johns

Ove Lind (clarinet) Jimmy Nystrom (vibraphone) Thore Swanerud (piano) Rolf Berg (guitar) Yngve Akerberg (bass) Anders Burman (drums) Bibbi Johnson as Bibbi Johns (vocals)
Stockholm, Sweden, September 19, 1949
mr17 | D6112How High The MoonMetronome (Swd) J 107; Discovery DL 2002
mr18 | D6113Tout D'suite-
* Discovery DL 2002   Various Artists - Jazz From Sweden
* Metronome (Swd) J 107; Savoy 965; Discovery 173   Bibbi Johnson - How High The Moon / Thore Swanerud - Tout D'suite

David Allen With Johnny Richards Orchestra

David Allen (vocals) Johnny Richards Orchestra
September 19, 1949
D207It Never Entered My MindDiscovery 511, DL 3014
D208Wait Till You See Her-
D209WrongDiscovery 510
D210When Love Comes-
* Discovery DL 3014   Various Artists - Songs By Rodgers And Hart - Songs By Johnny Green
* Discovery 511   David Allen/Johnny Richards - It Never Entered My Mind / Wait Till You See Her
* Discovery 510   David Allen/Johnny Richards - Wrong / When Love Comes

Billy Wright

Billy Wright (vocals) and others
Atlanta, GA, September 23, 1949
SGA660-3Thinking BluesSavoy 733
SGA661-5After Dark BluesSavoy 741
SGA662Walking The Bluesunissued
SGA663Fore Day BluesSavoy 761
* Savoy 733   Billy Wright - Thinking Blues / Back Biting Woman
* Savoy 741   Billy Wright - After Dark Blues / Heavy Hearted Blues
* Savoy 761   Billy Wright - Fore Day Blues / Empty Hands

Johnny Crawford And His Orchestra

Jimmy Harris (trumpet) Clyde Dunn (baritone saxophone) Henry McDode (piano) Johnny Parker (bass) Charles Johnson, A.J. Maryland, William Streets (unknown instruments) Johnny Crawford (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, September 27, 1949
SLA4430Bed Cap ShuffleRegent 1009
SLA4431Monday Money BluesSavoy unissued
SLA4432ShindigAcorn 304
SLA4433Too Late Blues-
* Acorn 304   Big John And His Orchestra - Shindig / Too Late Blues
* Regent 1009   Johnny Crawford - Sawbuck / Bed Cap Shuffle

Pat O'Brien

Pat O'Brien (vocals) and others
September 28, 1949
D211DormatDiscovery DL 3004
D212Mailman-
D213Groovey Clerk-
D214Happy House-
D215Ice Cream Man-
D216Ding Dong Bell-
* Discovery DL 3004   Pat O'Brien - The Little Brown Door Mat

Florence Wright

Stan Webb (tenor saxophone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Howard Biggs (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Al Hall (bass) Florence Wright (vocals)
NYC, September 30, 1949
NSC498Deal Me A HandNational 9090
NSC499Farewell To Armsunissued
NSC500Moody Music-
NSC501Game Of Broken HeartsNational 9090
* National 9090   Florence Wright - Game Of Broken Hearts / Deal Me A Hand

The Ravens

Bill Sanford (piano, celeste, 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)
September, 1949
NSC494SomedayNational 9089; Savoy SJL 2227
NSC495Lilacs In The RainNational 9148; Savoy SJL 2227
NSC496Tea For Twounissued
NSC497Get Wise, BabyNational 9098
* Savoy SJL 2227   Various Artists - The Ravens - The Greatest Group Of Them All: The Roots Of Rock' N' Roll, Vol. 3
* National 9089   The Ravens - Someday / If You Didn't Mean It
* National 9148   The Ravens - Lilacs In The Rain / Time Is Marching On
* National 9098   The Ravens - Get Wise, Baby / I'm Afraid Of You

Arne Domnerus Favourite Group

Leppe Sundevall (trumpet) Arne Domnerus (alto saxophone) James Moody (tenor saxophone) Per-Arne Croona (baritone saxophone) Gosta Theselius (piano) Yngve Akerberg (bass) Sven Bollhem (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, October 6, 1949
mr19 | 4265LauraMetronome (Swd) J 109; Savoy MG 9032; Esquire (E) 10-393
mr20-ACar RiderMetronome (Swd) J 109; Dial 1044; Esquire (E) 10-129
mr21-ADeep Purple (Deep Freeze)Metronome (Swd) J 110; Dial 1044, LP 211; Esquire (E) 10-129
mr22Everything But YouMetronome (Swd) J 110, JMLP 2-104
* Metronome (Swd) JMLP 2-104   Various Artists - Swedish Jazz 1949-1956, Vol. 1: Siesta
* Savoy MG 9032   Various Artists - Modern Music From Sweden
* Dial LP 211   Various Artists - Mr. Saxophone......?
* Metronome (Swd) J 109   Arne Domnerus - Laura / Car Rider
* Esquire (E) 10-393   Arne Domnerus - Laura / ???
* Dial 1044   Arne Domnerus - Deep Purple / Car Rider
* Esquire (E) 10-129   Arne Domnerus - Car Rider / Deep Purple
* Metronome (Swd) J 110   Arne Domnerus - Deep Purple / Everything But You

The Five Crusaders

The Five Crusaders, and others
October 11, 1949
NSC502Jesus Gave Me WaterNational unissued
NSC503Blind Barnabus-
NSC504Happy In The Service Of The Lord-
NSC505Lift God Up-
NSC506I've Been Down In Egypt Land-
NSC507I Must Have Jesus-
NSC508New Born Again-
NSC509When The Saints Go Marchin' In-
NSC510Jesus Met The Woman At The Well-
NSC511In The Land Of The Fateless Day-
NSC512Rasslin' Jacob-
NSC513Stretch Out-
NSC514Standing On The Highway-
NSC515I'm Working On The Building-

Felix Gross

Joe Howard (tenor saxophone) Tiny Webb (guitar) Minor Robinson (drums) Rolf Beleman, Doug Byers, Albert Elam, Adam Green, Joe Stone (unknown instruments) Felix Gross (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, October 25, 1949
SLA4434-3Love For ChristmasSavoy 720, 1146
SLA4435Who Can You BeRegent 1019
SLA4436-3You Don't Love MeSavoy 720
SLA4437You're Great To MeRegent 1019
* Savoy 720   Felix Gross - Love For Christmas / You Don't Love Me
* Savoy 1146   Little Esther/Mel Walker - My Christmas Blues / Love For Christmas
* Regent 1019   Felix Gross - Who Can You Be / You're Great To Me

The Blenders

The Blenders (vocal group) and others
October 26, 1949
NSC516I Can Dream, Can't INational 9092
NSC517Why Is It Youunissued
NSC518Come Back Baby BluesNational 9092
NSC519Why Does A Good Man Get Kicked Aroundunissued
* National 9092   The Blenders - I Can Dream, Can't I / Come Back Baby Blues

Johnny Crawford And His Orchestra

Jimmy Harris (trumpet) Clyde Dunn (baritone saxophone) Henry McDode (piano) Tiny Webb (guitar) Jimmy Miller (drums) Charles Johnson (unknown instruments) Mickey Cooper, Johnny Crawford, Little Benny Jackson (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, October 29, 1949
SLA4438(I Found A) SawbuckRegent 1009, 1013
SLA4439San Pedro ShuffleSavoy unissued
SLA4440FriscoRegent 1013
SLA4441-2Tall CornSavoy 719
SLA4442-1Satisfied Blues-
* Regent 1009   Johnny Crawford - Sawbuck / Bed Cap Shuffle
* Regent 1013   Johnny Crawford/Little Benny Jackson - Frisco / (I Found A) Sawbuck
* Savoy 719   Johnny Crawford - Tall Corn / Mickey Cooper - Satisfied Blues

The Syncopators

The Syncopators, and others
October, 1949
NSC520Mule TrainNational 9093
NSC521The Things I Want To Share With YouNational 9093, 9095
NSC522River, Stay Away From My DoorNational 9095
NSC523Out In The Cold Againunissued
* National 9093   The Syncopators - The Things I Want To Share With You / Mule Train
* National 9095   The Syncopators - River, Stay Away From My Door / The Things I Want To Share With You

Harps Of Music

Harps Of Music, and others
October, 1949
NSC528I've Been In The Stormunissued
NSC529God Is Going To Stir This NationNational 9129
NSC530Sing Till The Power Of The Lord Comeunissued
NSC531The Devil Can't Rule-
NSC532After AwhileNational 9130
NSC533Run Mary Rununissued
NSC534In New Jerusalem-
NSC535It'll Soon Be Over-
NSC536Hold OnNational 9129
NSC537This Little Light Is Gonna Shineunissued
NSC538I'm TiredNational 9130
NSC539I'll Fare Better In This Landunissued
* National 9129   Harps Of Music - God Is Going To Stir This Nation / Hold On
* National 9130   Harps Of Music - After Awhile / I'm Tired

Paul Williams Sextette

Phil Guilbeau (trumpet) Fred Jackson, Cranford Wright (tenor saxophone) Paul Williams (baritone,alto saxophone) Lee Anderson (piano) Pete Glover (bass) Bill Benjamin (drums)
NYC, November 2, 1949
S5246Juice Bug BoogieSavoy 721, MG 15046
S5247Booty Greenunissued
S5248Cranberries-
* Savoy MG 15046   Paul Williams And His Hucklebuckers
* Savoy 721   Paul Williams - Cranberries / Juice Bug Boogie

Lincoln Gospel Singers

Lincoln Gospel Singers (vocal group)
November 3, 1949
CL600A Child Of GodRegent 1015
CL601Dark Trials-
CL602Lincoln Gospel TrainRegent 1010
CL603Big Jubilee-
* Regent 1015   Lincoln Gospel Singers - A Child Of God / Dark Trials
* Regent 1010   Lincoln Gospel Singers - Big Jubilee / Lincoln Gospel Train

Johnny Otis And His Orchestra

Lee Graves, Don Johnson (trumpet -2/5) George Washington (trombone -2/5) Lorenzo Holden, James Von Streeter (tenor saxophone -2/5) Walter Henry (baritone saxophone) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) two unknown (guitar -1) Gene Phillips (Hawaiian guitar -2/5) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Little Esther, Redd Lyte, Junior Ryder (vocals -2/5) The Robins: Ty Terrell (tenor vocals) Roy Richards, Billy Richards (baritone vocals) Bobby Nunn (lead bass vocals) (vocal group -2/5) Johnny Otis (director -1, vibraphone, drums -2/5)
Los Angeles, CA, November 10, 1949
1. SLA4443Boogie GuitarSavoy SJL 2230
2. SLA4444-3Ain't Nothin' Shakin'Savoy 731
3. SLA4445There's Rain In My EyesSavoy 752, SJL 2230
4. SLA4446-1Hangover BluesSavoy 787; Regent 1036; Savoy SJL 2230
5. SLA4447-2Get Together BluesSavoy 824
* Savoy SJL 2230   Johnny Otis - The Original Otis Show: The Roots Of Rock' N' Roll, Vol. 4
* Savoy 731   Johnny Otis - Double Crossing Blues / Ain't Nothin' Shakin'
* Savoy 752   The Robins - There's Rain In My Eyes / I'm Living O.K.
* Savoy 787   Johnny Otis - Hangover Blues / I Dream
* Regent 1036   Mel Walker - I Dream / Johnny Otis - Hangover Blues
* Savoy 824   Johnny Otis - Get Together Blues / Chitlin' Switch

Jackie Paris With Leonard Feather

Eddie Shu (tenor saxophone, harmonica) Dick Hyman (piano) John Collins (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Jackie Paris (vocals) Leonard Feather (producer)
NYC, November 12, 1949
NSC540'Round MidnightEmArcy MG 36016
NSC541The Old Master PainterNational 9094
NSC542PleaseNational unissued
NSC543Goodbye, SueNational 9094
* EmArcy MG 36016   Various Artists - The Advance Guard Of The '40s
* National 9094   Jackie Paris - The Old Master Painter / Goodbye, Sue

Sidney Bechet With The Humphrey Lyttelton Band

Humphrey Lyttelton (trumpet) Keith Christie (trombone) Wally Fawkes (clarinet) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone) George Webb (piano) Buddy Wallis (banjo) John Wright (bass) Bernard Seward (drums)
London, England, November 13, 1949
S5270Some Of These DaysSavoy 744, XP 8048, MG 15013; Regent MG 6079
S5271Black And BlueSavoy 744, MG 15013; Regent MG 6079
S5272Who's Sorry NowSavoy 745, XP 8048, MG 15013; Regent MG 6079
S5273Sleepy Time Down South-
S5274I Told You Once, I Told You TwiceSavoy 746, XP 8048, MG 15013; Regent MG 6079
S5275Georgia On My MindSavoy 746, MG 15013; Regent MG 6079
* Regent MG 6079; Savoy MG 12208   Various Artists - We Dig Dixieland Jazz
* Savoy MG 15013   Sidney Bechet With The Humphrey Lyttelton Band
* Savoy XP 8048   Sidney Bechet - Dixieland
* Savoy 744   Sidney Bechet/Humphrey Lyttelton - Black And Blue / Some Of These Days
* Savoy 745   Sidney Bechet/Humphrey Lyttelton - Sleepy Time Down South / Who's Sorry Now
* Savoy 746   Sidney Bechet/Humphrey Lyttelton - I Told You Once, I Told You Twice / Georgia On My Mind

Billy Taylor Quintet

John Hardee (tenor saxophone) Billy Taylor (piano) Milt Page (organ) John Simmons (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, November 20, 1949
SBT4450 | 1113Misty (Morning) BluesSavoy XP 8113, MG 9035, MG 12008, SJL 2220
SBT4451 | 1114The BugSavoy XP 8113, MG 9035, MG 12008
SBT4452 | 1115Prelude To A KissSavoy XP 8113, MG 12008
SBT4453 | 1116Take The "A" TrainSavoy XP 8113, MG 9035, MG 12008, SJL 2220
* Savoy MG 12008   Erroll Garner/Billy Taylor - Back To Back
* Savoy SJL 2220   Various Artists - The Tenor Sax Album
* Savoy MG 9035   The Billy Taylor Trio/Quintet
* Savoy XP 8113   Billy Taylor - John Hardee

Old Man Mose

unknown (trumpet) unknown (saxophones) unknown (piano) Mickey Cooper (guitar, vocals) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 21, 1949
SLA4447Morning BluesSavoy unissued
SLA4448-3Kipp's BluesRegent 1046
SLA4449Crazy Love BluesSavoy unissued
SLA4450-2Matchbox BluesRegent 1046
* Regent 1046   Old Man Mose - Kipp's Blues / Matchbox Blues

Carl Perkins Trio

Carl Perkins (piano) Edwin Perkins (bass) Herb Williams (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 30, 1949
CP14945SummertimeSavoy 742
CP14946There's A Small Hotelunissued
CP14947Lullaby In RhythmSavoy 742
CP14948The Very Thought Of Youunissued
CP14949The Man I Love-
* Savoy 742   Carl Perkins - Summertime / Lullaby In Rhythm

Carl Perkins Trio

Carl Perkins (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November, 1949
PG3901Blue Moonunissued
PG3902My Old Flame-
PG3903My Heart Stood Still-
PG3904The RosarySavoy 722
PG3905Smoke Gets In Your EyesSavoy 730
PG3906Melancholy Babyunissued
PG3907Ave MariaSavoy 722
PG3908I'll Never Smile AgainSavoy 730
* Savoy 722   Carl Perkins - The Rosary / Ave Maria
* Savoy 730   Carl Perkins - Smoke Gets In Your Eyes / I'll Never Smile Again

Joe Brown And His Kool Kats

Joe Brown And His Kool Kats
November, 1949
DM200Leroy Sent MeRegent 1012
DM201Bull Dog Blues-
* Regent 1012   Joe Brown - Leroy Sent Me / Bull Dog Blues

Paul Williams Sextette

Phil Guilbeau (trumpet) Fred Jackson, Cranford Wright (tenor saxophone) Paul Williams (baritone,alto saxophone) Lee Anderson (piano) John Murphy (bass) William Benjamin (drums) Connie Allen (vocals) Maurice King (arranger)
Detroit, MI, December 1, 1949
DM6809Paul's BoogieSavoy 758, MG 15046
DM6810Camp Meeting BounceSavoy 734, MG 15046
DM6811Blues At DaybreakSavoy 773
DM6812What's HappeningSavoy 734
DM6813CranberriesSavoy 721
* Savoy MG 15046   Paul Williams And His Hucklebuckers
* Savoy 758   Paul Williams - Jeep's Blues / Paul's Boogie
* Savoy 734   Paul Williams - Camp Meeting Bounce / What's Happening
* Savoy 773   Paul Williams - Turtle Rock / Blues At Daybreak
* Savoy 721   Paul Williams - Cranberries / Juice Bug Boogie

Johnny Otis And His Orchestra

Johnny Otis (vibraphone) Devonia Williams (piano, vocals) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Little Esther (vocals) The Robins: Ty Terrell (tenor vocals) Roy Richards, Billy Richards (baritone vocals) Bobby Nunn (lead bass vocals) (vocal group)
Los Angeles, CA, December 1, 1949
SLA4451I'm Not Falling In Love With YouSavoy 749; Regent 1016
SLA4452-1If It's So BabySavoy 726, SJL 2230
SLA4453Our Romance Is GoneSavoy 738, SJL 2221
SLA4454If I Didn't Love You SoSavoy 726, SJL 2221
SLA4455Rain In Your Eyesunissued
SLA4456-2Double Crossing BluesSavoy 731, 731, SJL 2221
* Savoy SJL 2230   Johnny Otis - The Original Otis Show: The Roots Of Rock' N' Roll, Vol. 4
* Savoy SJL 2221   Various Artists - The Roots Of Rock' N' Roll
* Savoy 749   Johnny Otis - I'm Not Falling In Love With You / Cry Baby
* Regent 1016   Johnny Otis - Cry Baby / I'm Not Falling In Love With You
* Savoy 726   The Robins - If It's So Baby / If I Didn't Love You So
* Savoy 738   The Robins - Our Romance Is Gone / Ain't No Use Beggin'
* Savoy 731   Johnny Otis - Double Crossing Blues / The Beale Street Gang - Back Alley Blues
* Savoy 731   Johnny Otis - Double Crossing Blues / Ain't Nothin' Shakin'

Johnny Sparrow and others

Johnny Sparrow (tenor saxophone) and others
December 13, 1949
NSC548Mellow MadnessNational unissued
NSC549The Bird Bounces In-
NSC550Bird Meets Bop-
NSC551Summertime-
NSC552Lady In The Mist-

Johnny Otis And His Orchestra

Lee Graves, Don Johnson (trumpet -3,4) George Washington (trombone -3,4) Big Jay McNeely (tenor saxophone) Lorenzo Holden (tenor saxophone -3,4) Walter Henry (baritone saxophone -3,4) Johnny Otis (vibraphone -1,2, director -3,4) Devonia Williams (piano) Pete Lewis (guitar) Mario Delagarde (bass) Leard Bell (drums) Redd Lyte (vocals) Little Esther (vocals -1,2)
Los Angeles, CA, December 23, 1949
1. SLA4457-2Head HunterSavoy 774; Regent 1028; Savoy SJL 2221
2. SLA4458-2Going To See My BabyRegent 1017
3. SLA4459The Little Red HenRegent 1017; Savoy SJL 2230
4. SLA4460-4New Orleans ShuffleSavoy 743, SJL 2230
* Savoy SJL 2221   Various Artists - The Roots Of Rock' N' Roll
* Savoy SJL 2230   Johnny Otis - The Original Otis Show: The Roots Of Rock' N' Roll, Vol. 4
* Savoy 774   Johnny Otis - Head Hunter / Cool And Easy
* Regent 1028   Johnny Otis - Head Hunter / Cool And Easy
* Regent 1017   Johnny Otis - The Little Red Hen / Going To See My Baby
* Savoy 743   Johnny Otis - New Orleans Shuffle / Blues Nocturne

David Allen With Paul Smith Group

Paul Smith (piano) Cal Gooden (guitar) Bobby Meyer (bass) Bill Baker (novachord) David Allen (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, December 30, 1949
D227The Touch Of Your LipsDiscovery 532
D228 | D253Did You Ever See A Dream WalkingDiscovery 518
D229 | D252I Can't Believe That You're In Love With MeDiscovery 518, 532
* Discovery 532, 45-532   David Allen/Paul Smith - The Touch Of Your Lips / I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
* Discovery 518, 45-518   David Allen/Paul Smith - Did You Ever See A Dream Walking / I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me

Paul Smith Group

Paul Smith (piano) Cal Gooden (guitar) Bobby Meyer (bass) Bill Baker (novachord)
Los Angeles, CA, December 30, 1949
D230 | D254TogetherDiscovery 120, DL 3017; Savoy MG 12100
D231Eventideunissued
D255ApartDiscovery 120, DL 3017; Savoy MG 12100
* Savoy MG 12100   Various Artists - I Just Love Jazz Piano - Down And Out
* Discovery DL 3017   Paul Smith Trio
* Discovery 120, 45-120   Paul Smith - Together / Apart

Phil Moore And His Orchestra

Phil Moore And His Orchestra
circa December, 1949???
D232The Moon Is YellowDiscovery DL 3005
Barcarole For Baby-
Goin' Home-
Dreamers Waltz-
D233Moonglow-
June Eve-
Eventide-
Rise Of The Sun-
D234I Know That You KnowDiscovery DL 3006
Long Ago And Far Away-
When I Grow Too Old To Dream-
Ain't Misbehavin'-
D235Deep Purple-
Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen-
Sophisticated Lady-
Mood Indigo-
* Discovery DL 3005   Phil Moore - Eventide
* Discovery DL 3006   Reminiscing With Phil Moore At The Piano

Ike Carpenter Orchestra

Ralph Lee (tenor saxophone) Ike Carpenter (piano) David Allen (vocals) Paul Villepigue (arranger) and others
Los Angeles, CA, 1949
D184Chelsea BridgeDiscovery 118, DL 3003
D185Dancers In LoveDiscovery 113, DL 3003
D186FlamingoDiscovery 119, DL 3003
D187Moon MistDiscovery DL 3003
D188After AllDiscovery 113, DL 3003
D189Take The "A" TrainDiscovery DL 3003
D190ScreamlinerDiscovery 118, 119, DL 3003
* Discovery DL 3003   Ike Carpenter - Dancers In Love
* Discovery 118   Ike Carpenter - Chelsea Bridge / Screamliner
* Discovery 113   Ike Carpenter - Dancers In Love / After All
* Discovery 119   Ike Carpenter - Flamingo / Screamliner

Pee Wee Hughes

Pee Wee Hughes (harmonica, vocals) unknown (guitar) unknown (drums)
New Orleans, LA, 1949
1012(I'm A Country) BoySavoy MG 16000
* Savoy MG 16000   Various Artists - Livin' With The Blues

The Edmond Hall All Stars

Ruby Braff (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Ed Hall (clarinet) Kenny Kersey (piano) John Field (bass) Jimmy Crawford (drums)
"Savoy Cafe", Boston, MA, 1949
Careless LoveSavoy MG 15028; Regent MG 6076
My Ideal-
Bugle Call Ragi-
You Made Me Love You-
Limehouse Blues-
When A Woman Loves A ManSavoy MG 15028
Black And BlueSavoy MG 15028; Regent MG 6076
Please Don't Talk About Me-
I Must Have That ManRegent MG 6076
Jack The Bear-
* Regent MG 6076   Various Artists - Dixieland Mainstream New Orleans
= Savoy MG 12213   Various Artists - Dixieland Mainstream
* Savoy MG 15028   Various Artists - Jazz At The Savoy Cafe, Boston

John Lee Hooker

John Lee Hooker (guitar, vocals)
1949
JB1402Miss Pearl BoogieJVB unissued
JB1403Morning BluesAcorn 308
JB1404Do The Boogie-
JB1405After Hours BluesJVB unissued
JB1406Hard Luck Blues-
JB1407Boogie Baby-
JB1408Sittin' And Thinkin'-
same session
JB1460Boogie A While-
JB1461Tuesday Evenin'-
* Acorn 308   The Boogie Man - Morning Blues / Do The Boogie

The Ward Singers

Gertrude Ward, Clara Ward, Henrietta Waddy, Marion Williams, Willa Ward Moultrie (vocal group) and others
1949
SAV1C1-AJesusSavoy 4002, MG 15057, MG 14001, DBL 7015
SAV1C1-BStretch OutSavoy 4002
* Savoy MG 14001   The Ward Singers - Surely God Is Able
* Savoy DBL 7015   The Best Of The Ward Singers
* Savoy MG 15057   The Famous Ward Singers - Hymns
* Savoy 4002   The Ward Famous Singers - Jesus / Stretch Out

George Twone And His Orchestra

George Twone And His Orchestra
1949
S5210It's A Cruel, Cruel WorldRegent 148
S5211unknown titleSavoy unissued
S5212--
S5213Shuffle BoogieRegent 148
* Regent 148   George Twone - It's A Cruel, Cruel World / Shuffle Boogie

Fat Man Robinson

Fat Man Robinson (alto saxophone) and others
1949
S5244Bye, Bye, RobertaRegent 1005
S5245Sophronia Jones-
* Regent 1005   "Fat Man" Robinson - Bye, Bye, Roberta / Sophronia Jones

The Zionettes Of Detroit

The Zionettes Of Detroit
Detroit, MI, 1949?
DM1200Going Home To Be With GodJVB unissued
DM1201Poor Lame ManSavoy 4005
DM1202This Evening Our Heavenly Father-
* Savoy 4005   The Zionettes Of Detroit - Poor Lame Man / This Evening Our Heavenly Father

The Corinthian Singers

The Corinthian Singers (vocal group)
circa 1949???
DC8059AI Got A HomeSavoy 4000
DC8059BRocks And The Mountain-
* Savoy 4000   The Corinthian Singers - I Got A Home / Rocks And The Mountain

The Progressive Four

The Progressive Four
circa 1949???
DC8038AI Cried HolySavoy 4001
DC8038BYou Can Run On-
DC8042AOld Time ReligionSavoy 4006
DC8042BI Ain't Ready To Die-
* Savoy 4001   The Progressive Four - I Cried Holy / You Can Run On
* Savoy 4006   The Progressive Four - Old Time Religion / I Ain't Ready To Die

Columbus Philharmonic Orchestra

Columbus Philharmonic Orchestra
circa 1949???
D193Tequila, Part 1Discovery unknown
D194Tequila, Part 2-
D195Gluck Motol Suite, Part 1-
D196Gluck Motol Suite, Part 2-
D197Gluck Motol Suite, Part 3-
D198Gluck Motol Suite, Part 4-
D199Bartok Roumanian Dances, Part 1-
D200Bartok Roumanian Dances, Part 2-

Izler Solomon And The Columbus Philharmonic Orchestra

Columbus Philharmonic Orchestra, Izler Solomon
circa 1949???
D205The Galloping ComediansDiscovery 114
D206Day Dream-
D248Bartok-6 DancesDiscovery 1201
D249Tequila-
* Discovery 1201   Izler Solomon And The Columbus Philharmonic Orchestra
* Discovery 114   Izler Solomon - The Galloping Comedians / Day Dream

The De Kalb Folks With Abe Dyer's Orchestra

The De Kalb Folks With Abe Dyer's Orchestra
circa 1949?
DB2604Texas JoeSavoy 729
DB2605Moose Boogie-
* Savoy 729   The De Kalb Folks With Abe Dyer's Orchestra - Texas Joe / Moose Boogie

Paul Williams

Paul Williams (baritone,alto saxophone)
circa 1949???
Rocks SocksRegent MG 6042
Gabardine Groove-
* Regent MG 6042   Various Artists - Rock And Roll Party #2

Hal Singer

Hal Singer (tenor saxophone)
circa 1949???
Down For DeanRegent MG 6042
* Regent MG 6042   Various Artists - Rock And Roll Party #2

Billy Hicks And His Gal Crackers

Billy Hicks And His Gal Crackers
circa 1949???
Between Wo TreesAcorn 317
* Acorn 317   Billy Hicks - Between Wo Trees / Willy Moore - A Dream Lives On

Willy Moore And His Tennesseeans

Willy Moore And His Tennesseeans
circa 1949???
A Dream Lives OnAcorn 317
* Acorn 317   Billy Hicks - Between Wo Trees / Willy Moore - A Dream Lives On