Savoy Records Discography: 1955

1955

Lick, Slick And Slide

Lick, Slick And Slide
NYC, January 6, 1955
WW591I've Been Downunissued
WW592I Got DrunkSavoy 1150
WW593I Love My Baby-
WW594I Wonderunissued
WW595Please Don't Leave Me-
WW596I Miss You So-
WW597John Henry-
WW598Wine Time-
* Savoy 1150   Lick, Slick And Slide - I Got Drunk / I Love My Baby

Larry Darnell

Buddy Lucas (tenor sax) Budd Johnson (baritone sax) Howard Biggs (piano, arranger) Wally Richardson (guitar) Abie Baker (bass) Dave Bailey (drums) Larry Darnell (vocals)
NYC, January 20, 1955
SLD4592That's All I Want From YouSavoy 1151
SLD4593Who Showed My Baby How To Love Me-
* Savoy 1151   Larry Darnell - That's All I Want From You / Who Showed My Baby How To Love Me

Big Mike

Buddy Lucas (tenor sax) Budd Johnson (baritone sax) Howard Biggs (piano, arranger) Wally Richardson (guitar) Abie Baker (bass) Dave Bailey (drums) Mike Gordon (vocals)
NYC, January 20, 1955
SBM4594Rain Or ShineSavoy 1152
SBM4595Down In New Orleans-
* Savoy 1152   Big Mike - Rain Or Shine / Down In New Orleans

Varetta Dillard

Maurice Simon (tenor sax) Haywood Henry (baritone sax) Ernie Hayes (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Doles Dickens (bass) Dave Bailey (drums) Varetta Dillard (vocals) Leroy Kirkland (arranger, director)
NYC, January 24, 1955
SVD4596Johnny Has GoneSavoy 1153
SVD4597So Many Ways-
* Savoy 1153   Varetta Dillard - Johnny Has Gone / So Many Ways

Doc Jones

Maurice Simon (tenor sax) Haywood Henry (baritone sax) Ernie Hayes (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Willie "Doc" Jones (guitar, vocals) Doles Dickens (bass) Dave Bailey (drums) Leroy Kirkland (arranger, director)
NYC, January 24, 1955
SDJ4598My PromiseSavoy 1173
SDJ4599I'm Gonna Love And Be Loved-
* Savoy 1173   Doc Jones - My Promise / I'm Gonna Love And Be Loved

Johnny Mehegan Trio

Johnny Mehegan (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, January 30, 1955
SJM4650Blues Too MuchSavoy MG 15054, MG 12100
SJM4651Thou Swell-
SJM4652The Boy Next DoorSavoy MG 15054
SJM4653CherokeeSavoy MG 15054, MG 12100
* Savoy MG 12100   Various Artists - I Just Love Jazz Piano - Down And Out
* Savoy MG 15054   The John Mehegan Trio/Quartet

Wally Cirillo Quartet

Teo Macero (tenor sax) Wally Cirillo (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, January 30, 1955
SWC4654TranseasonSavoy MG 15055, MG 12059, SJL 1113
SWC4655Rose Geranium-
SWC4656Level Seven-
SWC4657Smog L.A.-
* Savoy MG 12059   Charles Mingus - Jazz Composers Workshop #2
* Savoy SJL 1113   Charles Mingus - Jazz Workshop
* Savoy MG 15055   Wally Cirillo - Bobby Scott

Nappy Brown

Budd Johnson, Sam Taylor (tenor sax) Maurice Simon (baritone sax) Howard Biggs (piano, arranger) Mickey Baker (guitar) Abie Baker (bass) Dave Bailey (drums) Nappy Brown (vocals)
NYC, February 1, 1955
SNB4658Just A Little LoveSavoy 1167, MG 14002
SNB4659It's Really YouSavoy 1155, MG 14002
SNB4660Don't Be AngrySavoy 1155; Regent MG 6042; Savoy SJL 2221
SNB4661It's All Yoursunissued
* Savoy MG 14002   Nappy Brown Sings
* Regent MG 6042   Various Artists - Rock And Roll Party #2
* Savoy SJL 2221   Various Artists - The Roots Of Rock' N' Roll
* Savoy 1167   Nappy Brown - Just A Little Love / Well Well Baby
* Savoy 1155   Nappy Brown - It's Really You / Don't Be Angry

Jimmy Scott

Budd Johnson (tenor sax) Howard Biggs (piano, arranger) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Rudy Nichols (drums) Little Jimmy Scott (vocals)
NYC, February 5, 1955
WJS4662When Did You Leave HeavenSavoy 1154, MG 12027
WJS4663GuiltySavoy 1199, MG 12027
WJS4664Everybody Needs SomebodySavoy 1154, MG 12027
WJS4665Why Don't You Open Up Your HeartSavoy 1174, MG 12027
* Savoy MG 12027, MG 12300   Jimmy Scott - Very Truly Yours
* Savoy 1154   Jimmy Scott - When Did You Leave Heaven / Everybody Needs Somebody
* Savoy 1199   Jimmy Scott - Guilty / If You Only Knew
* Savoy 1174   Little Jimmy Scott - Why Don't You Open Up Your Heart / Imagination

Kenny Clarke Sextet

Henry Coker (trombone) Frank Wess (tenor sax, flute) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Milt Jackson (vibes, piano) Eddie Jones (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, February 7, 1955
SKC4666Klook's NookSavoy MG 15053, MG 12006
SKC4667Inhibitions-
SKC4668Beggin' The Blues-
SKC4669Telefunken BluesSavoy 4504, MG 15053, MG 12006
SKC4669-2Telefunken Blues #2Savoy MG 12061
* Savoy MG 12006   Kenny Clarke - Telefunken Blues
* Savoy MG 12061   Meet Milt Jackson
* Savoy MG 15053   The Kenny Clarke Sextet, Vol. 2
* Savoy 4504   Kenny Clarke - Strollin' / Telefunken Blues

Hall Overton Trio + Phil Woods

Hall Overton (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Nick Stabulas (drums) plus overdubs: Phil Woods (alto sax)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, February 8, 1955
(101)You'd Be So Nice To Come Home ToSignal S 102; Savoy SJL 2231
(102)Yesterdays-
(103)It's Only A Paper Moon-
(104)Pennies From Heaven-
Hall Overton (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Nick Stabulas (drums)
101You'd Be So Nice To Come Home ToSignal S 102
102Yesterdays-
103It's Only A Paper Moon-
104Pennies From Heaven-
* Signal S 102   Hall Overton - Jazz Laboratory Series, Vol. 2
= Savoy MG 12146   Hall Overton - Jazz Laboratory Series: Do It Yourself Jazz, Vol. 2
* Savoy SJL 2231   Gigi Gryce/Duke Jordan/Hall Overton - Signals

The Davis Sisters

Curtis Dublin (piano, vocals) unknown (organ, drums) Ruth Davis, Alfreda Davis, Audrey Davis, Thelma Davis, Imogene Greene, Jackie Verdell (vocal group)
NYC, February 9, 1955
SDS4670Twelve Gates To The CitySavoy 4067, MG 14000
SDS4671You've Got The River Jordan To Cross-
SDS4672He'll Understand And Say WellSavoy 4063, MG 14000, MG 14069, SGL 7022
SDS4673He's My KingSavoy 4063, MG 14000
* Savoy MG 14000   The Davis Sisters - Twelve Gates To The City
* Savoy MG 14069   Various Artists - Great Golden Gospel Hits, Vol. 1
* Savoy SGL 7022   Various Artists - Golden Gospel Jubilee: 20 Greatest Hits
* Savoy 4067   The Davis Sisters - Twelve Gates To The City / You've Got The River Jordan To Cross
* Savoy 4063   The Davis Sisters - He'll Understand And Say Well / He's My King

Papa Lightfoot Quartet

Alexander "Papa" Lightfoot (harmonica, vocals) Paul "Guitar Red" Johnson (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
Atlanta, GA, February 22, 1955
SPL7200My Womanunissued
SPL7201Mean Old TrainSavoy 1161
SPL7202Wild Fire-
SPL7203Slow Bluesunissued
SPL7204--
SPL7205Goin' To California-
* Savoy 1161   Papa Lightfoot - Mean Old Train / Wild Fire

Johnny Costa Trio

Johnny Costa (piano) Gene Ramey (bass -1/4) Kenny Clarke (drums -1/4)
NYC, February 26, 1955
1. SJC4674Tea For TwoSavoy MG 15056, MG 12052
2. SJC4675Begin The BeguineSavoy MG 15056
3. SJC4676CaravanSavoy MG 15056, MG 12052
4. SJC4677Flamingo-
5. SJC4678Dancing In The DarkSavoy MG 12052
6. SJC4679La Mer-
7. SJC4680Stella By Starlight-
8. SJC4681ManhattanSavoy MG 15056, MG 12052
9. SJC4682Just One Of Those ThingsSavoy MG 15056
10. SJC4683There's A Small HotelSavoy MG 12052
11. SJC4684Honeysuckle Rose-
* Savoy MG 12052   The Amazing Johnny Costa And His Trio
* Savoy MG 15056   Introducing Johnny Costa

The Ward Singers

unknown (organ, piano, guitar, drums) Gertrude Ward, Clara Ward, Henrietta Waddy, Marion Williams, Willa Ward Moultrie, Frances Steadman, Kitty Parham (vocal group)
NYC, March 7, 1955
SWS8700I Feel The Holy SpiritSavoy 4086, MG 14026
SWS8701Hold Back The TearsSavoy 4071, MG 14006, DBL 7015
SWS8702He KnowsSavoy 4076, MG 14006
SWS8703He Knows (long take)unissued
SWS8704In This Old Home (as This Old House)Savoy MG 14026
* Savoy MG 14026   The Ward Singers - I Feel The Holy Spirit
* Savoy MG 14006   The Famous Ward Singers - Lord Touch Me
* Savoy DBL 7015   The Best Of The Ward Singers
* Savoy 4086   The Famous Ward Singers - I'm So Glad / I Feel The Holy Spirit
* Savoy 4071   The Famous Ward Singers - Anywhere In Glory / Hold Back The Tears
* Savoy 4076   The Famous Ward Singers - Great Is The Lord / He Knows

The Cheribean Gospel Singers

The Cheribean Gospel Singers (vocal group)
NYC, March 7, 1955
SCS8705My Country T'is Of TheeSavoy unissued
SCS8706I'm Gonna Walk Right InRegent MG 6080
SCS8707My Country T'is Of TheeSavoy unissued
* Regent MG 6080   Various Artists - A Gospel Program

Duke Jordan Trio + Gigi Gryce

Duke Jordan (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) plus overdubs: Gigi Gryce (alto sax)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 7, 1955
(105)Sometimes I'm HappySignal S 101; Savoy SJL 2231
(106)Embraceable You-
(107)Jordu-
(108)Oh Yeah (as Oh Yeah)-
Duke Jordan (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
105Sometimes I'm HappySignal S 101
106Embraceable You-
107Jordu-
108Oh Yeah (as Oh Yeah)-
* Signal S 101   Duke Jordan - Jazz Laboratory Series, Vol. 1
= Savoy MG 12145   Duke Jordan - Jazz Laboratory Series: Do It Yourself Jazz, Vol. 1
* Savoy SJL 2231   Gigi Gryce/Duke Jordan/Hall Overton - Signals

The Roamers

Sam Taylor (tenor sax) Budd Johnson (baritone sax) Ernie Hayes (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Dave Bailey (drums) The Roamers (vocal group) Leroy Kirkland (arranger, director)
NYC, March 14, 1955
STR4685Chop Chop Ching A LingSavoy 1156
STR4686Never Let Me Go-
* Savoy 1156   The Roamers - Chop Chop Ching A Ling / Never Let Me Go

The Dreams

Sam Taylor (tenor sax) Budd Johnson (baritone sax) Ernie Hayes (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Dave Bailey (drums) The Dreams (vocal group) Leroy Kirkland (arranger, director)
NYC, March 14, 1955
STD4687I'll Be FaithfulSavoy 1157
STD4688My Little Honeybun-
* Savoy 1157   The Dreams - I'll Be Faithful / My Little Honeybun

Luther Bond And His Emeralds

unknown (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Luther Bond (lead vocals) The Emeralds (vocal group)
Cincinnati, OH, March 30, 1955
SLB330It's Written In The StarsSavoy 1159, SJL 2221
SLB331Chicka-Leeunissued
SLB332I Won't Believe You AnymoreSavoy 1159
SLB333I'll Love Againunissued
* Savoy SJL 2221   Various Artists - The Roots Of Rock' N' Roll
* Savoy 1159   Luther Bond - It's Written In The Stars / I Won't Believe You Anymore

Chuz Alfred And His Combo

Ola Hansson (trombone) Chuz Alfred (tenor sax) Chuck Lee (piano, drums)
Cincinnati, OH, March 30, 1955
SCA334Buckeye BounceSavoy 1158
SCA335Caravan-
SCA336Look For The Silver Liningunissued
SCA337My Heart Stood Still-
same session
SCA3600Rock AlongSavoy 1175
SCA3601Hay Feverunissued
SCA3602Rocking BoySavoy 1175; Regent MG 6015
* Regent MG 6015   Various Artists - Rock And Roll
* Savoy 1158   Chuz Alfred - Buckeye Bounce / Caravan
* Savoy 1175   Chuz Alfred - Rock Along / Rocking Boy

Ernie Wilkins Septet

Eddie Bert (trombone) Ernie Wilkins (alto, tenor sax, arranger) George Barrow (tenor, baritone sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Hank Jones (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, March 30, 1955
SEW4689Summer EveningSavoy MG 15059, MG 12007
SEW4690Oz The Wizzard-
SEW4691I Dig You The MostSavoy MG 15060, MG 12007
SEW4692Pru's Blooze-
* Savoy MG 12007   The Ernie Wilkins-Kenny Clarke Septet
* Savoy MG 15059   The Ernie Wilkins - Kenny Clarke Septet, Vol. 1
* Savoy MG 15060   The Ernie Wilkins - Kenny Clarke Septet, Vol. 2

Kenny Clarke Septet

Eddie Bert (trombone) Ernie Wilkins (alto, tenor sax, arranger) George Barrow (tenor, baritone sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Hank Jones (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums): same session
NYC, March 30, 1955
SKC4693Plenty For KennySavoy 4519, MG 15059, MG 12007, MG 12126
SKC4694Cute TomatoSavoy MG 15060, MG 12007
SKC4695Now's The TimeSavoy MG 15059, MG 12007
* Savoy MG 12007   The Ernie Wilkins-Kenny Clarke Septet
* Savoy MG 12126   Various Artists - The Jazz Hour
* Savoy MG 15059   The Ernie Wilkins - Kenny Clarke Septet, Vol. 1
* Savoy MG 15060   The Ernie Wilkins - Kenny Clarke Septet, Vol. 2
* Savoy 4519   Yusef Lateef - G' Bouk / Kenny Clarke - Plenty For Kenny

Jimmy Scott

Dave McRae (alto, baritone sax) George Berg (tenor sax) Howard Biggs (piano, arranger) George Barnes (guitar) Al Hall (bass) Dave Bailey (drums) Jimmy Scott (vocals)
NYC, April 22, 1955
SJS6640Time On My HandsSavoy MG 12027
SJS6641ImaginationSavoy 1174, MG 12027
SJS6642Very Truly YoursSavoy 1163, MG 12027
SJS6643Don't Cry Baby-
SJS6644How Can I Go OnSavoy MG 12027
* Savoy MG 12027, MG 12300   Jimmy Scott - Very Truly Yours
* Savoy 1174   Little Jimmy Scott - Why Don't You Open Up Your Heart / Imagination
* Savoy 1163   Jimmy Scott - Very Truly Yours / Don't Cry Baby

Varetta Dillard With The Roamers

Jerome Richardson, Sam Taylor (tenor sax) Budd Johnson (baritone sax) Ernie Hayes (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Dave Bailey (drums) Varetta Dillard (vocals) The Roamers (vocal group) Leroy Kirkland (arranger, director)
NYC, May 3, 1955
SVD4696You're The Answer To My PrayerSavoy 1160
SVD4697I'll Never Forget YouSavoy 1166
SVD4698Promise Mr. ThomasSavoy 1160, SJL 2221
SVD4699I Can't Stop NowSavoy 1166
* Savoy SJL 2221   Various Artists - The Roots Of Rock' N' Roll
* Savoy 1160   Varetta Dillard - You're The Answer To My Prayer / Promise Mr. Thomas
* Savoy 1166   Varetta Dillard - I'll Never Forget You / I Can't Stop Now

The Davis Sisters

unknown (organ, piano, drums) Ruth Davis, Alfreda Davis, Audrey Davis, Thelma Davis, Jackie Verdell (vocal group)
NYC, May 5, 1955
SDS7914You Can't Make Me Doubt Himunissued
SDS7915He's MineSavoy 4082, MG 14000
SDS7916Oh SinnerSavoy 4079, MG 14000
SDS7917More Than AllSavoy 4079, MG 14000, MG 14250
SDS7918Lord Don't Leave MeSavoy 4073, MG 14000
* Savoy MG 14000   The Davis Sisters - Twelve Gates To The City
* Savoy MG 14250   The Davis Sisters - Ruth Davis Memorial Album
* Savoy 4082   The Davis Sisters - He's Mine / Keeping Me Alive
* Savoy 4079   The Davis Sisters - Oh Sinner / More Than All
* Savoy 4073   The Davis Sisters - Plant My Feet On Higher Ground / Lord Don't Leave Me

The Afro Quintet

The Afro Quintet
NYC, May 5, 1955
SAQ7919My ConfessionRegent MG 6080
SAQ7920What More Can Jesus DoSavoy unissued
* Regent MG 6080   Various Artists - A Gospel Program

Lavergne Smith

Lavergne Smith (piano, vocals)
New Orleans, LA, May 24, 1955
4700The Nearness Of YouSavoy MG 12031
4701A Hundred Years From Today-
4702No Greater Love-
4703Am I Blue-
4704I Got A Right To Cry-
4705Fool That I Am-
4706Mobile-
4707Somehow-
* Savoy MG 12031   Lavergne Smith - New Orleans Nightingale

Eddie Bert Quartet

Eddie Bert (trombone) Hank Jones (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, May 31, 1955
SEB6969FragileSavoy MG 12015
SEB6970Stompin' At The Savoy-
SEB6971I Should'a Said-
SEB6972See You Later-
SEB6973Three Bass His-
SEB6974What'd Ya Say-
SEB6975Billie's Bounce-
* Savoy MG 12015   Eddie Bert/Hank Jones - Musician Of The Year

Wilbert Harrison

Wilbert Harrison (vocals) and others
NYC, June 8, 1955
SWH4708Florida SpecialSavoy unissued
SWH4709Darling Listen To This Song-

Nappy Brown

Budd Johnson, Al Sears (tenor sax) George Berg (baritone sax) Howard Biggs (piano, arranger) Everett Barksdale (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Nappy Brown (vocals)
NYC, June 8, 1955
SNB7400There'll Come A DaySavoy 1162, MG 14002
SNB7401Well Well BabySavoy 1167, MG 14002
SNB7402Piddly Patter PatterSavoy 1162, MG 14002, SJL 2221
SNB7403Land I LoveSavoy MG 14002
* Savoy MG 14002   Nappy Brown Sings
* Savoy SJL 2221   Various Artists - The Roots Of Rock' N' Roll
* Savoy 1162   Nappy Brown - There'll Come A Day / Piddly Patter Patter
* Savoy 1167   Nappy Brown - Just A Little Love / Well Well Baby

Wilbert Harrison

Willie Morgan (piano) Wilbert Harrison (guitar, vocals) David Dixon (drums) Malachi Buckman (timbales) and others
NYC, June 20, 1955
SWH4710Florida SpecialSavoy 1164
SWH4711Darling Listen To This Song-
* Savoy 1164   Wilbert Harrison - Florida Special / Darling Listen To This Song

Eddie Bert Quartet

Eddie Bert (trombone) Joe Puma (guitar) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, June 22, 1955
SEB6976It's Only SunshineSavoy MG 12019
SEB6977Bert Tram-
SEB6978One For Tubby-
SEB6979Opicana-
* Savoy MG 12019   Eddie Bert - Encore

Jimmy Scott

George Berg (tenor sax) Phil Kraus (vibes) Howard Biggs (piano) Sal Salvador (guitar) Jack Lesberg (bass) Cliff Leeman (drums) Jimmy Scott (vocals)
NYC, June 23, 1955
4712Street Of DreamsSavoy MG 12027
4713Someone To Watch Over Me-
4714It's OverSavoy MG 14003
4715I'll Never Deceive You-
* Savoy MG 12027, MG 12300   Jimmy Scott - Very Truly Yours
* Savoy MG 14003, MG 12181   Jimmy Scott - If You Only Knew
= Savoy MG 12302   The Fabulous Voice Of Jimmy Scott

Kenny Clarke Septet

Nat Adderley (cornet -1/4,6/11) Donald Byrd (trumpet -1/4,6/9) Cannonball Adderley (alto sax) Jerome Richardson (tenor sax, flute -1/3,6/11) Horace Silver (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, June 28, 1955
1. SKC6981With Apologies To OscarSavoy MG 12017, SJL 2206
2. -With Apologies To Oscar (alternate take 1)Savoy SJL 1195
3. -With Apologies To Oscar (alternate take 2)-
4. SKC6982Hear Me Takin' To YaSavoy 4514, MG 12017, MG 12125, SJL 2206
5. SKC6983Willow Weep For MeSavoy MG 12017, SJL 2206
6. SKC6984Bohemia After DarkSavoy 4514, MG 12017, MG 12126, SJL 2206
7. -Bohemia After Dark (alternate take)Savoy SJL 1195
8. SKC6985ChasmSavoy MG 12017, SJL 2206
9. -Chasm (alternate take)Savoy SJL 1195
10. SKC6986Late EntrySavoy MG 12017, SJL 2206
11. -Late Entry (alternate take)Savoy SJL 1195
* Savoy MG 12017   Kenny Clarke - Bohemia After Dark
* Savoy SJL 2206   Cannonball Adderley - Spontaneous Combustion
* Savoy SJL 1195   Cannonball Adderley - Discoveries
* Savoy MG 12125   Various Artists - The Many Faces Of Blues
* Savoy MG 12126   Various Artists - The Jazz Hour
* Savoy 4514   Kenny Clarke - Hear Me Takin' To Ya / Bohemia After Dark

The Ward Singers

unknown (organ, piano, guitar, drums) Gertrude Ward, Clara Ward, Henrietta Waddy, Marion Williams, Willa Ward Moultrie, Frances Steadman, Kitty Parham (vocal group)
NYC, June 28, 1955
SWS7921I'm Goin' HomeSavoy 4068, MG 14006
SWS7922I've Been RebornSavoy MG 14026
SWS7923Anywhere In GlorySavoy 4071, MG 14006, DBL 7015
SWS7924Lord Touch MeSavoy 4068, MG 14006, DBL 7015
* Savoy MG 14006   The Famous Ward Singers - Lord Touch Me
* Savoy MG 14026   The Ward Singers - I Feel The Holy Spirit
* Savoy DBL 7015   The Best Of The Ward Singers
* Savoy 4068   The Famous Ward Singers - Lord Touch Me / I'm Goin' Home
* Savoy 4071   The Famous Ward Singers - Anywhere In Glory / Hold Back The Tears

Cannonball Adderley Quintet

Nat Adderley (cornet -1/7,9) Cannonball Adderley (alto sax -1/8) Hank Jones (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, July 14, 1955
1. SJA6987Spontaneous CombustionSavoy 4515, MG 12018, MG 12125, SJL 2206
2. -Spontaneous Combustion (alternate take)Savoy SJL 1195
3. SJA6988Still Talkin' To YaSavoy MG 12018, SJL 2206
4. SJA6989A Little TasteSavoy 4515, MG 12018, MG 12126, SJL 2206
5. -A Little Taste (alternate take)Savoy SJL 1195
6. SJA6990Caribbean CutieSavoy MG 12018, SJL 2206
7. -Caribbean Cutie (alternate take)Savoy SJL 1195
8. SJA6992FlamingoSavoy MG 12018, SJL 2206
9. SJA6993We'll Be Together AgainSavoy MG 12017
* Savoy MG 12018   Presenting Cannonball Adderley
* Savoy MG 12125   Various Artists - The Many Faces Of Blues
* Savoy SJL 2206   Cannonball Adderley - Spontaneous Combustion
* Savoy SJL 1195   Cannonball Adderley - Discoveries
* Savoy MG 12126   Various Artists - The Jazz Hour
* Savoy MG 12017   Kenny Clarke - Bohemia After Dark
* Savoy 4515   Cannonball Adderley - Spontaneous Combustion / A Little Taste

Nat Adderley Quintet

Nat Adderley (cornet) Jerome Richardson (tenor sax, flute) Hank Jones (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, July 26, 1955
SNA69001PorkySavoy MG 12021
SNA69002Kussin's Buzzin'-
SNA69003Big E-
SNA69004Ann Springs-
SNA69005I Married An Angel-
SNA69006You Better Go Now-
* Savoy MG 12021   Nat Adderley - That's Nat

Ernie Wilkins Sextet

Ernie Wilkins (alto sax, arranger, director) Jerome Richardson, Frank Wess (tenor sax, flute) Hank Jones (piano) Eddie Jones (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, August 2, 1955
SEW69007StereophonicSavoy MG 12022
SEW69008Doing The ThingSavoy 4505, MG 12022, MG 12125
SEW69009Shorty GeorgeSavoy MG 12022
SEW69010Bouncing With Boots-
SEW69011That's A Woman-
SEW69012Blues In Coldwater FlatSavoy 4505, MG 12022
* Savoy MG 12022   Various Artists - Flutes And Reeds
* Savoy MG 12125   Various Artists - The Many Faces Of Blues
* Savoy 4505   Frank Wess - Doing The Thing / Blues In Coldwater Flat

Florence Wright

Budd Johnson (tenor sax) Ernie Hayes (piano) Leroy Kirkland (piano, arranger) Mickey Baker (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Panama Francis (drums) Florence Wright (vocals)
NYC, August 3, 1955
SFW4716Young Lover's WaltzSavoy 1168
SFW4717To Love Is To Sin-
* Savoy 1168   Florence Wright - Young Lover's Waltz / To Love Is To Sin

The Carnations

Budd Johnson (tenor sax) Ernie Hayes (piano) Leroy Kirkland (piano, arranger) Mickey Baker (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Panama Francis (drums) The Carnations (vocal group)
NYC, August 3, 1955
STC4718The Angels Sent You To MeSavoy 1172
STC4719Night Time Is The Right Time-
* Savoy 1172   The Carnations - The Angels Sent You To Me / Night Time Is The Right Time

The Jazz Trio Of Hank Jones / Kenny Clarke Trio

Hank Jones (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, August 4, 1955
SKC69013We're All TogetherSavoy MG 12023
SKC69014Odd Number-
SKC69015When Hearts Are Young-
SKC69016There's A Small Hostel-
SKC69017Cyrano-
SKC69018Now's The Time-
SKC69019My Funny Valentine-
SKC69020We Could Make Such Beautiful Music-
* Savoy MG 12023   The Jazz Trio Of Hank Jones

Irene Reid

Budd Johnson, Jerome Richardson (tenor sax) Dave McRae (baritone sax) Kelly Owens (piano, arranger) Milt Hinton (bass) Panama Francis (drums) Irene Reid (vocals)
NYC, August 8, 1955
SIR4720SweetieSavoy 1170
SIR4721I'm So Glad-
* Savoy 1170   Irene Reid - Sweetie / I'm So Glad

Larry Harrison

Larry Harrison (vocals) and others
NYC, August 8, 1955
SLH4722I Will WaitSavoy 1171
SLH4723My Baby-
* Savoy 1171   Larry Harrison - I Will Wait / My Baby

The Davis Sisters

unknown (organ, piano, drums) Ruth Davis, Alfreda Davis, Audrey Davis, Thelma Davis, Jackie Verdell (vocal group)
NYC, August 9, 1955
SDS8710Won't It Be WonderfulSavoy 4077, MG 14000, DBL 7017
SDS8711Jesus Gently Guide MeSavoy 4077, MG 14000
SDS8712Rain In JerusalemSavoy 4070, MG 14000, DBL 7017
SDS8713Oh Happy DaySavoy 4070, MG 14000
* Savoy MG 14000   The Davis Sisters - Twelve Gates To The City
* Savoy DBL 7017   The Best Of The Davis Sisters
* Savoy 4077   The Davis Sisters - Won't It Be Wonderful / Jesus Gently Guide Me
* Savoy 4070   The Davis Sisters - Rain In Jerusalem / Oh Happy Day

The Selah Jubilee Singers

The Selah Jubilee Singers (vocal group)
NYC, August 9, 1955
SSJ8714Gospel TrainSavoy 4069; Regent MG 6070
SSJ8715Royal TelephoneRegent MG 6070
SSJ8716Feel Like A Fight (as I Feel Like Fighting)-
SSJ8717Who So Ever WillSavoy 4069
* Regent MG 6070   The Gospel All-Stars - The Gospel Train
* Savoy 4069   The Selah Jubilee Singers - Gospel Train / Who So Ever Will

Eddie Bert Quintet

Eddie Bert (trombone) J.R. Monterose (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, September 1, 1955
SEB69021CrosstownSavoy MG 12019
-Slow CrosstownSavoy MG 12029
SEB69022Steady Eddie-
SEB69023Bronx Line-
SEB69024Wishbone-
SEB69025Manhattan SuiteSavoy MG 12019
SEB69026Conversation-
* Savoy MG 12019   Eddie Bert - Encore
* Savoy MG 12029   Various Artists - Montage

Johnny Mehegan Duo

Johnny Mehegan (piano) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, September 6, 1955
SJM69027The Song Is YouSavoy MG 12028
SJM69028Lullaby Of Birdland-
SJM69029Everytime We Say Goodbye-
SJM69030My Heart Stood Still-
SJM69031Nice Work If You Can Get It-
* Savoy MG 12028   Johnny Mehegan - Reflections

Lavergne Smith

Lavergne Smith (piano, vocals)
New Orleans, LA, September 15, 1955
Basin Street BluesSavoy MG 12031
Imagination-
Careless-
It's Oven-
* Savoy MG 12031   Lavergne Smith - New Orleans Nightingale

Johnny Mehegan Solo

Johnny Mehegan (piano)
NYC, September 20, 1955
69032Crazy RhythmSavoy MG 12029
69033At Long Last LoveSavoy MG 12028
69034I'll Take RomanceSavoy MG 12029
69035Blue SkiesSavoy MG 12028
69036'Round Midnight-
69037Little White Lines-
69038Night And Day-
* Savoy MG 12029   Various Artists - Montage
* Savoy MG 12028   Johnny Mehegan - Reflections

Chuz Alfred Quintet

Ola Hanson (trombone) Chuz Alfred (tenor sax) Chuck Lee (piano) Vinnie Burke (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 27, 1955
A Message From HomeSavoy MG 12030
Manta Wray-
I Can't Get Started-
Harlequin-
Love Comes To Mehitabel Brown-
Chuz Duz-
* Savoy MG 12030   Various Artists - Jazz Young Blood

Donald Byrd Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Frank Foster (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, September 29, 1955
69039If I Love AgainSavoy MG 12029, SJL 1101
69040Gotcha Goin' And Comin'Savoy MG 12032, SJL 1101
69041Winterset-
69042Long Green-
69043Star Eyes-
69044Someone To Watch Over Me-
* Savoy MG 12029   Various Artists - Montage
* Savoy SJL 1101   Donald Byrd - Long Green
* Savoy MG 12032   Donald Byrd - Byrd's Word

Nappy Brown

Warren Luckey, Al Sears (tenor sax) Dave McRae (baritone sax) Ernie Hayes (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Panama Francis (drums) Nappy Brown (vocals) Howard Biggs (arranger, director)
NYC, September 29, 1955
SNB6750Deedle I Love You (as Deedle I Do)Savoy 1176, MG 14002, SJL 2221
SNB6751Am ISavoy 1196, MG 14002
SNB6752Love LocksSavoy MG 14002
SNB6753Sittin' In The DarkSavoy 1176, MG 14002
* Savoy MG 14002   Nappy Brown Sings
* Savoy SJL 2221   Various Artists - The Roots Of Rock' N' Roll
* Savoy 1176   Nappy Brown - Deedle I Love You / Sittin' In The Dark
* Savoy 1196   Nappy Brown - Am I / Love Baby

Brownie McGhee

Sonny Terry (harmonica) Ernie Hayes (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Gene Brooks (drums)
NYC, October 3, 1955
SBM6754When It's Love TimeSavoy 1185, MG 14019
SBM6755I'd Love To Love YouSavoy 1177, MG 14019
SBM6756Love's A DiseaseSavoy MG 14019
SBM6757My FaultSavoy 1185, MG 14019
SBM6758Anna MaeSavoy 1177
* Savoy MG 14019   Brownie McGhee And Sonny Terry - Back Country Blues
= Savoy MG 12218   Brownie McGhee And Sonny Terry - Down Home Blues
= Sharp LP 2003   Brownie McGhee And Sonny Terry
* Savoy 1185   Brownie McGhee - When It's Love Time / My Fault
* Savoy 1177   Brownie McGhee - I'd Love To Love You / Anna Mae

Herbie Brock Solo

Herbie Brock (piano)
"Onyx Club", Miami, FL, October 3, 1955
Please Be KindSavoy MG 12066
Didi-
Easy To Love-
There's A Small Hotel-
Prelude To A Kiss-
Born To Be Blue-
Midnight Sun-
Too Marvelous For Words-
* Savoy MG 12066   Herbie Brock At The Piano - Solo

Little David And The Harps With Leroy Kirkland Orchestra

Jerome Richardson (tenor sax) Ernie Hayes (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Sticks Evans (drums) Little David (vocals) Leroy Kirkland (arranger, director)
NYC, October 4, 1955
SLD6759I Won't CrySavoy 1178
SLD6760You'll Pay-
SLD6761Baby' Deeunissued
SLD6762Wah Diddy Wah-
* Savoy 1178   Little David - I Won't Cry / You'll Pay

Al Caiola Quintet

Bernie Privin (trumpet) Hank Jones (piano) Al Caiola (guitar) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, October 6, 1955
69045Love LettersSavoy MG 12033
69046There Will Never Be Another You-
69047Deep In A Dream-
69049You Are Too Beautiful-
* Savoy MG 12033   Al Caiola - Deep In A Dream

Duke Jordan Trio

Duke Jordan (piano) Percy Heath (bass -1/4) Art Blakey (drums -1/4)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 10, 1955
1. 109Sultry EveSignal S 1202
2. 110Forecast-
3. 111A Night In Tunisia-
4. 112They Can't Take That Away From Me-
5. 113Summertime-
* Signal S 1202   Duke Jordan Trio And Quintet
= Savoy MG 12149   Duke Jordan - The Street Swingers
= Savoy SJL 1169   Duke Jordan - Flight To Jordan

Al Caiola Quintet

Bernie Privin (trumpet) Hank Jones (piano) Al Caiola (guitar) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, October 11, 1955
69050ThunderbirdSavoy MG 12033
69051Everything Happens To Me-
69052I've Got A Crush On You-
69053I've Got It Bad-
* Savoy MG 12033   Al Caiola - Deep In A Dream

Jimmy Scott With Howard Biggs Orchestra

Budd Johnson (tenor sax) Howard Biggs (piano, arranger) Everett Barksdale (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Jimmy Scott (vocals)
NYC, October 14, 1955
SJS6763Recess In HeavenSavoy 1184, MG 14003
SJS6764The Show Goes OnSavoy MG 12027
SJS6765If You Only KnewSavoy 1199, MG 14003
SJS6766Am I WrongSavoy 1184, MG 14003
* Savoy MG 14003, MG 12181   Jimmy Scott - If You Only Knew
= Savoy MG 12302   The Fabulous Voice Of Jimmy Scott
* Savoy MG 12027, MG 12300   Jimmy Scott - Very Truly Yours
* Savoy 1184   Jimmy Scott - Recess In Heaven / Am I Wrong
* Savoy 1199   Jimmy Scott - Guilty / If You Only Knew

Gigi Gryce's Quartet

Gigi Gryce (alto sax) Thelonious Monk (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 15, 1955
114Brake's SakeSignal S 1201; Savoy SJL 1166
115Gallop's Gallop-
116Shuffle BoilSignal S 1201; Savoy SJL 1166; Metronome (Swd) MEP 452
117Nica's Tempo-
* Signal S 1201   Gigi Gryce Quartet And Orchestra
= Savoy MG 12137   Gigi Gryce - Nica's Tempo
= Savoy SJL 2231   Gigi Gryce/Duke Jordan/Hall Overton - Signals
* Savoy SJL 1166   Thelonious Monk With The Gigi Gryce Quartet / Herbie Nichols
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 452   Gigi Gryce Quartet

Gigi Gryce's Orchestra

Art Farmer (trumpet) Eddie Bert (trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Bill Barber (tuba) Gigi Gryce (alto sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Horace Silver (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Ernestine Anderson (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 22, 1955
118Social CallSignal S 1201
119(You'll Always Be) The One I Love-
Art Farmer (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Gunther Schuller (French horn) Bill Barber (tuba) Gigi Gryce (alto sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Horace Silver (piano) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
120Smoke Signal-
121In Meditatiing MoodSignal S 1201; Metronome (Swd) MEP 435
122Speculation-
123Kerry Dance-
* Signal S 1201   Gigi Gryce Quartet And Orchestra
= Savoy MG 12137   Gigi Gryce - Nica's Tempo
= Savoy SJL 2231   Gigi Gryce/Duke Jordan/Hall Overton - Signals
* Metronome (Swd) MEP 435   Gigi Gryce - Speculation

Buddy Lucas - Hal Singer Sextet

Buddy Lucas, Hal Singer (tenor sax) Kelly Owens (piano, director) Mickey Baker (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Panama Francis (drums)
NYC, October 27, 1955
SBL6767Ho Diddy HoSavoy 1180
SBL6768Oh Mary Ann-
SBL6769Hot RodSavoy 1179; Regent MG 6015; Savoy SJL 2221
SBL6770Rock And RollSavoy 1179
* Regent MG 6015   Various Artists - Rock And Roll
* Savoy SJL 2221   Various Artists - The Roots Of Rock' N' Roll
* Savoy 1180   Buddy Lucas - Ho Diddy Ho / Oh Mary Ann
* Savoy 1179   Hal Singer - Hot Rod / Rock And Roll

Milt Jackson Quintet

Frank Wess (tenor sax, flute) Milt Jackson (vibes) Hank Jones (piano) Eddie Jones (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, October 28, 1955
69054Opus De FunkSavoy 4500, MG 12036, MG 12126
69055Opus PocusSavoy MG 12036
69056You Leave Me Breathless-
69057Opus And InterludeSavoy 4500, MG 12036, MG 12125
* Savoy MG 12036   Milt Jackson/Frank Wess - Opus De Jazz
* Savoy MG 12126   Various Artists - The Jazz Hour
* Savoy MG 12125   Various Artists - The Many Faces Of Blues
* Savoy 4500   Milt Jackson - Opus De Funk / Opus And Interlude

Hank Jones Quintet

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Matty Dice (trumpet -3,5) Hank Jones (piano) Eddie Jones (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, November 1, 1955
1. 69058Summer's GoneSavoy MG 12037
2. 69059Don't Blame Me-
3. 69060An Evening At Papa Joe's-
4. 69061Almost Like Being In Love-
5. 69062And Then Some-
6. 69063Hank's PranksSavoy MG 12053, SJL 1193
* Savoy MG 12037   The Hank Jones Quartet/Quintet
* Savoy MG 12053   Hank Jones - Bluebird
* Savoy SJL 1193   Hank Jones - Bluebird

Hank Jones Quartet

Jerome Richardson (tenor sax, flute) Hank Jones (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, November 3, 1955
69075Wine And BrandySavoy MG 12053
69076Little Girl Blue-
69077Alpha-
69078Crystal-
* Savoy MG 12053   Hank Jones - Bluebird

Ernie Wilkins Octet

Ray Copeland (trumpet -1/5,10) Idrees Sulieman (trumpet -1/5,7) Donald Byrd (trumpet -1/5,8) Ernie Royal (trumpet -1/5,9) Joe Wilder (trumpet -1/6) Hank Jones (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Ernie Wilkins (arranger, director)
NYC, November 8, 1955
1. 69064Top BrassSavoy MG 12044, SJL 2237
2. 69065Trick Or Treat-
3. 6906658 Market Street-
4. 69067Speedway-
5. 69069Dot-
6. 69070Willow Weep For Me-
7. 69071Imagination-
8. 69072It Might As Well Be Spring-
9. 69073The Nearness Of You-
10. 69074Taking A Chance On Love-
* Savoy MG 12044   Ernie Wilkins - Top Brass
* Savoy SJL 2237   Ernie Wilkins - The Trumpet Album

Billy Nelson With The Five Wings

Sam Taylor (tenor sax) Kelly Owens (piano, arranger) Mickey Baker (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Panama Francis (drums) Billy Nelson (vocals)
NYC, November 10, 1955
SBN6771Walk AlongSavoy 1183
SBN6772Angel Mineunissued
SBN6773Hurry Up Honey-
SBN6774Pack, Shack And StackSavoy 1183
* Savoy 1183   Billy Nelson - Walk Along / Pack, Shack And Stack

Big Miller And His Five Pennies

Sam Taylor (tenor sax) Kelly Owens (piano, arranger) Mickey Baker (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Panama Francis (drums) Clifford Curry, Big Miller (vocals)
NYC, November 10, 1955
SBM6775All Is WellSavoy 1181
SBM6776I'm To Understand-
* Savoy 1181   Big Miller - All Is Well / I'm To Understand

The Five Pennies

Sam Taylor (tenor sax) Kelly Owens (piano, arranger) Mickey Baker (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Panama Francis (drums)
NYC, November 10, 1955
SFP6777Mr. MoonSavoy 1182
SFP6778Let It Rain-
* Savoy 1182   The Five Pennies - Mr. Moon / Let It Rain

John Mehegan - Eddie Costa Trio

John Mehegan (1st piano) Eddie Costa (2nd piano) Vinnie Burke (bass)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 15, 1955
69079I'll Remember AprilSavoy MG 12049
69080Easy Living-
69081Laura-
69082Mambo Inn-
69083Intermission Blues-
69084Cheek To Cheek-
69085All Of You-
69086Blues For A Set-
* Savoy MG 12049   John Mehegan/Eddie Costa - A Pair Of Pianos

Johnny Coates Trio

Johnny Coates (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, November 17, 1955
69089Between The Devil And The Deep Blue SeaSavoy MG 12082
69090Skylark-
69091Stompin' At The Savoyunissued
69092Coates OatsSavoy MG 12082
* Savoy MG 12082   Johnny Coates Jr. At The Piano - Portrait

Duke Jordan Quintet

Eddie Bert (trombone -1/4) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Duke Jordan (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 20, 1955
1. 124Scotch BluesSignal S 1202
2. 125Two Loves-
3.Cu-Ba-
4.Flight To Jordan-
5. 129Yesterdays-
* Signal S 1202   Duke Jordan Trio And Quintet
= Savoy MG 12149   Duke Jordan - The Street Swingers
= Savoy SJL 1169   Duke Jordan - Flight To Jordan

Mike Cuozzo With The Costa-Burke Group

Mike Cuozzo (tenor sax) Eddie Costa (vibes) Ronnie Ball (piano) Vinnie Burke (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 22, 1955
69093There Will Never Be Another YouSavoy MG 12051
69094What Is This Thing Called Love-
69095Nancy-
69096An Evening At Papa Joe's-
69097Undecided (as Under-Sided)-
69098Walking Up (as Walk Up)-
* Savoy MG 12051   Mike Cuozzo - Mighty Mike

Marlene

Joe Wilder (trumpet) Hank Jones (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Marlene (vocals)
NYC, November 29, 1955
69099You Leave Me BreathlessSavoy MG 12058
69100Deep In A Dream-
69101We Could Make Such Beautiful Music Together-
69102With Every Breath I Take-
69103Snuggled On Your Shoulder-
* Savoy MG 12058   Marlene Sings With Every Breath I Take

Hank Jones Quartet

Joe Wilder (trumpet) Hank Jones (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, November 29, 1955
69104Wilder's Moon (aka How High The Moon)Savoy 4511, MG 12053, MG 12126
69105I Think Of You With Every Breath I TakeSavoy MG 12073
* Savoy MG 12053   Hank Jones - Bluebird
* Savoy MG 12126   Various Artists - The Jazz Hour
* Savoy MG 12073   Mort Herbert - Night People
* Savoy 4511   Joe Wilder - Bluebird / Wilder's Moon

Al Caiola Quintet

Romeo Penque (flute, bass clarinet, English horn) Hank Jones (piano) Al Caiola (guitar) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, December 14, 1955
69106Don't Worry 'Bout MeSavoy MG 12057
69107Indian Summer-
69108Moments Like This-
69109Drambuie-
* Savoy MG 12057   Al Caiola - Serenade In Blue

The Famous Ward Singers

unknown (piano, bass, drums) Gertrude Ward, Clara Ward, Henrietta Waddy, Marion Williams, Willa Ward Moultrie, Frances Steadman, Kitty Parham (vocal group)
NYC, December 19, 1955
SWS6779Gonna Use What I GotSavoy MG 14026
SWS6780Are You Sure-
SWS6781Great Is The LordSavoy 4076, MG 14026
SWS6782Bank In The Sky (aka Back In The Sky)Savoy MG 14026
* Savoy MG 14026   The Ward Singers - I Feel The Holy Spirit
* Savoy 4076   The Famous Ward Singers - Great Is The Lord / He Knows

Marlene

Joe Wilder (trumpet) Herbie Mann (flute) Hank Jones (piano) Eddie Jones (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Marlene (vocals)
NYC, December 20, 1955
69110Accent On YouthSavoy MG 12058
69111If I Love Again-
69112Some Other Time-
69113Two Cigarettes In The Dark-
69114Without A Word Of Warning-
* Savoy MG 12058   Marlene Sings With Every Breath I Take

Hank Jones Quintet

Joe Wilder (trumpet) Herbie Mann (flute) Hank Jones (piano) Eddie Jones (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, December 20, 1955
69115BluebirdSavoy 4511, MG 12053, MG 12125
* Savoy MG 12053   Hank Jones - Bluebird
* Savoy MG 12125   Various Artists - The Many Faces Of Blues
* Savoy 4511   Joe Wilder - Bluebird / Wilder's Moon

Al Caiola Quintet

Bernie Privin (trumpet) Ronnie Ball (piano) Al Caiola (guitar) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, December 27, 1955
69116Serenade In BlueSavoy MG 12057
69117Black And Blue-
69118Blue The Night-
69119Early Autumn-
* Savoy MG 12057   Al Caiola - Serenade In Blue

Bobby Banks Trio - Nappy Brown

Henry Durant (tenor sax) Bobby Banks (organ) Jimmy Schenck (bass) Rodney "Red" Alcott (drums) Nappy Brown (vocals -5)
NYC, December 29, 1955
1. SBB6783Trackin'unissued
2. SBB6784Shangri-LaSavoy 1186
3. SBB6785Blue Skiesunissued
4. SBB6786Blue Star-
5. SNB6787I'm In The MoodSavoy 1530, MG 14025
6. SBB6788Blues For EverybodySavoy 1186; Regent MG 6015
7. SBB6789Can't Help Lovin' Dat Manunissued
8. SBB6790Toe Up-
* Savoy MG 14025   Nappy Brown - The Right Time
* Regent MG 6015   Various Artists - Rock And Roll
* Savoy 1186   Bobby Banks - Shangri-La / Blues For Everybody
* Savoy 1530   Nappy Brown - If You Need Some Lovin' / I'm In The Mood

The Caravans

unknown (piano) Albertina Walker, Cassietta George and 2 others, James Cleveland (vocal group)
Chicago, IL, 1955
GCA70345 | S1531The Sold RockGospel 1044; Sharp 601, LP 2000; Gospel MG 3009
GCA70346 | S1532Old Time ReligionGospel 1044; Sharp LP 2000
same session
GCA70353 | S1500Tell Him What You WantGospel MG 3001
GCA70354 | S1501What Kind Of Man Is This-
GCA70355 | S1502King Jesus-
GCA70356 | S1505New Born Soul-
GCA70357 | S1503Wait For Me-
GCA70358 | S1504Crucifixion-
* Sharp LP 2000   The Famous Caravans - Old Time Religion
* Gospel MG 3009   Caravans' Anniversary Album
* Gospel MG 3001   Various Artists - A Gospel Program
* Gospel 1044   The Famous Caravans - That Old Sold Rock / That Old Time Religion
* Sharp 601   The Famous Caravans - Jesus / The Sold Rock

Little Anthony Guardine

Sam "The Man" Taylor (tenor sax) Dave "Baby" Cortez (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar) unknown (bass) Panama Francis (drums) Anthony Gourdine (lead vocals) William "Doc" Dockerty (tenor vocals) William Delt (baritone vocals) William Bracey (bass vocals)
NYC, 1955
SLA70340YouSavoy 1552
SLA70341Must Be Falling In Love-
* Savoy 1552   Little Anthony Guardine - Must Be Falling In Love / You

Rev. Otis Simpson

Rev. Otis Simpson
1955
SRS6000TeardropsSavoy 4064
SRS6001I'll Search Heaven For You-
* Savoy 4064   Rev. Otis Simpson - Teardrops / I'll Search Heaven For You