Verve Records Catalog: 8000 series

Verve Jazz 8000 series (12 inch LP)

MGV 8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1

Mario Bauza, Frank "Paquito" Davilla, Bob Woodlen (trumpet) Gene Johnson, Charlie Parker, Fred Skerritt (alto sax) Jose Madera (tenor sax) Leslie Johnakins (baritone sax) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Luis Miranda (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Machito (arranger, conductor)
NYC, December 20, 1948
2157-1 | 303Mango Mangue
same personnel
NYC, January, 1949
2171-1 | 298-1Okiedoke
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Carlos Vidal (bongos)
NYC, February-March, 1949
2543-2 | 293-4Visa
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, May 5, 1949
2756-5 | 295-5Passport (common)
Mitch Miller (oboe, English horn) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Bronislaw Gimpel, Max Hollander, Milton Lomask (violin) Frank Brieff (viola) Frank Miller (cello) Meyer Rosen (harp) Stan Freeman (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) Jimmy Carroll (arranger, conductor)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, November 30, 1949
319-5 | 62VK204Just Friends
321-3April In Paris
Joseph Singer (French horn) Edwin C. Brown (oboe) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Sam Kaplan, Harry Melnikoff, Sam Rand, Ziggy Smirnoff (violin) Howard Kay, Isadore Zir (viola) Maurice Brown (cello) Verley Mills (harp) Bernie Leighton (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) Joe Lippman (arranger, conductor)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, July 5, 1950
444-3Laura
448-2I'm In The Mood For Love
Charlie Parker (alto sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Luis Miranda (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos)
NYC, March 12, 1951
540-6My Little Suede Shoes
Red Rodney (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) John Lewis (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
RCA Victor's 24th Street Studios, NYC, August 8, 1951
610-4Si Si
612-2 | 62VK459Back Home Blues
613-2Lover Man
Chris Griffin, Al Porcino, Bernie Privin (trumpet) Will Bradley, Bill Harris (trombone) unknown (flute, oboe) Toots Mondello, Charlie Parker, Murray Williams (alto sax) Art Drellinger, Hank Ross (tenor sax) Stan Webb (baritone sax) Verley Mills (harp) Lou Stein (piano) Art Ryerson (guitar) Bob Haggart (bass) Don Lamond (drums) unidentified strings, Joe Lippman (arranger, conductor)
First Ave. & East 44th St., NYC, January 22, 1952
676-3Lover
Jimmy Maxwell, Carl Pool, Al Porcino, Bernie Privin (trumpet) Bill Harris, Lou McGarity (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Charlie Parker, Harry Terrill, Murray Williams (alto sax) Flip Phillips, Hank Ross (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Joe Lippman (arranger, conductor)
First Ave. & East 44th St., NYC, March 25, 1952
759-5 | 62VK453What Is This Thing Called Love
Junior Collins (French horn) Al Block (flute) Tommy Mace (oboe) Manny Thaler (bassoon) Hal McKusick (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Tony Aless (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums) The Dave Lambert Singers: including Annie Ross (vocals) Dave Lambert (vocals, arranger) Gil Evans (arranger, conductor)
Fulton Recording, NYC, May 25, 1953
1238-7In The Still Of The Night
1239-9Old Folks
** part of Verve MGV 8100-3.

MGV 8001   The Charlie Parker Story #2

Doug Mettome, Al Porcino, Ray Wetzel (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Vincent Jacobs (French horn) John LaPorta (clarinet) Charlie Parker, Sonny Salad, Murray Williams (alto sax) Pete Mondello, Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Manny Albam (baritone sax) Manny Fidler, Sid Harris, Sam Kaplan, Harry Katzman, Gene Orloff, Ziggy Smirnoff (violin) Nat Nathanson, Fred Ruzilla (viola) Joe Benaventi (cello) Tony Aless (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Diego Ibarra (congas, bongos) Neal Hefti (arranger, conductor)
NYC, December, 1947 & fall 1948
2071-5 | 62VK205Repetition
Charlie Parker (alto sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
NYC, February 10, 1949
2081-5The Bird
Tommy Mace (oboe) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Ted Bloom, Sam Kaplan, Stan Karpenia (violin) Dave Uchitel (viola) Bill Rundy (cello) Wallace McManus (harp) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 16, 1950
What Is This Thing Called Love
April In Paris
Repetition
Easy To Love
Rocker (aka I'll Remember April)
Charlie Parker (alto sax) Hank Jones (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Fulton Recording, NYC, December 30, 1952
1118-3The Song Is You (as I Hear Music)
1119-7 | 62VK440Laird Bird
Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Fulton Recording, NYC, July 28, 1953
1248-1Now's The Time
1249-3Confirmation
Charlie Parker (alto sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, December 10, 1954
2115-5 | 62VK472Love For Sale
2116-3I Love Paris
** part of Verve MGV 8100-3.

MGV 8002   The Charlie Parker Story #3

Al Killan, Howard McGhee (trumpet) Charlie Parker, Willie Smith (alto sax) Lester Young (tenor sax) Arnold Ross (piano) Billy Hadnott (bass) Lee Young (drums)
"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, January 28, 1946
245 | 264Lady Be Good, Part 1
246 | 265Lady Be Good, Part 2
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Thelonious Monk (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, June 6, 1950
411-4An Oscar For Treadwell
412-6Mohawk
414-6Leap Frog
Charlie Parker (alto sax) Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax -2) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, October, 1950
1.Celebrity
2.Ballade
Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January 17, 1951
489-3Au Privave
490-5She Rote
Charlie Parker (alto sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums) possibly Jose Mangual (bongos)
NYC, January 23, 1952
682-3Begin The Beguine
Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Benny Carter, Johnny Hodges, Charlie Parker (alto sax) Flip Phillips, Ben Webster (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July, 1952
804-2Ballad Medley
** part of Verve MGV 8100-3.

MGV 8003   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #1 - Night And Day

Joseph Singer (French horn) Edwin C. Brown (oboe) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Sam Kaplan, Harry Melnikoff, Sam Rand, Ziggy Smirnoff (violin) Howard Kay, Isadore Zir (viola) Maurice Brown (cello) Verley Mills (harp) Bernie Leighton (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) Joe Lippman (arranger, conductor)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, July 5, 1950
442-5Dancing In The Dark
444-3Laura
Chris Griffin, Al Porcino, Bernie Privin (trumpet) Will Bradley, Bill Harris (trombone) unknown (flute, oboe) Toots Mondello, Charlie Parker, Murray Williams (alto sax) Art Drellinger, Hank Ross (tenor sax) Stan Webb (baritone sax) Verley Mills (harp) Lou Stein (piano) Art Ryerson (guitar) Bob Haggart (bass) Don Lamond (drums) unidentified strings, Joe Lippman (arranger, conductor)
First Ave. & East 44th St., NYC, January 22, 1952
675-2Temptation
676-3Lover
677-4Autumn In New York
678-4Stella By Starlight
Jimmy Maxwell, Carl Pool, Al Porcino, Bernie Privin (trumpet) Bill Harris, Lou McGarity (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Charlie Parker, Harry Terrill, Murray Williams (alto sax) Flip Phillips, Hank Ross (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Joe Lippman (arranger, conductor)
First Ave. & East 44th St., NYC, March 25, 1952
756-5Night And Day
757-4Almost Like Being In Love
758-1I Can't Get Started
759-5 | 62VK453What Is This Thing Called Love
** reissue of Mercury MGC 609 entitled "Charlie Parker Big Band".

MGV 8004   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #2 - April In Paris

Mitch Miller (oboe, English horn) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Bronislaw Gimpel, Max Hollander, Milton Lomask (violin) Frank Brieff (viola) Frank Miller (cello) Meyer Rosen (harp) Stan Freeman (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) Jimmy Carroll (arranger, conductor)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, November 30, 1949
319-5 | 62VK204Just Friends
320-3Everything Happens To Me
321-3April In Paris
322-2Summertime
323-2I Didn't Know What Time It Was
324-3If I Should Lose You
Joseph Singer (French horn) Edwin C. Brown (oboe) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Sam Kaplan, Harry Melnikoff, Sam Rand, Ziggy Smirnoff (violin) Howard Kay, Isadore Zir (viola) Maurice Brown (cello) Verley Mills (harp) Bernie Leighton (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) Joe Lippman (arranger, conductor)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, July 5, 1950
443-2You Came Along From Out Of Nowhere
445-4East Of The Sun
446-2They Can't Take That Away From Me
447-4Easy To Love
448-2I'm In The Mood For Love
449-2I'll Remember April
** reissue of Clef MGC 675 entitled "Charlie Parker With Strings".

MGV 8005   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #3 - Now's The Time

Charlie Parker (alto sax) Hank Jones (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Fulton Recording, NYC, December 30, 1952
1118-3The Song Is You (as I Hear Music)
1119-7 | 62VK440Laird Bird
1120-2Kim
1120-4-
1121-2Cosmic Rays
1121-5-
Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Fulton Recording, NYC, July 28, 1953
1246-1Chi-Chi
1246-3-
1246-6-
1247-1I Remember You
1248-1Now's The Time
1249-3Confirmation
** also issued on ARS G 441 entitled "Now's The Time".

MGV 8006   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #4 - Bird And Diz

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Thelonious Monk (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, June 6, 1950
410-4Bloomdido
411-3An Oscar For Treadwell
411-4-
412-3Mohawk
412-6-
413-2My Melancholy Baby
414-4Leap Frog
414-6-
415-2Relaxin' With Lee
415-3-

MGV 8007   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #5 - Charlie Parker Plays Cole Porter

Charlie Parker (alto sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Jerome Darr (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, March 31, 1954
1531-1I Get A Kick Out Of You
1531-7-
1532-1Just One Of Those Things
1533-2My Heart Belongs To Daddy
1534-1I've Got You Under My Skin
Charlie Parker (alto sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, December 10, 1954
2115-4Love For Sale
2115-5 | 62VK472-
2116-2I Love Paris
2116-3-

MGV 8008   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #6 - Fiesta

Charlie Parker (alto sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Luis Miranda (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos)
NYC, March 12, 1951
540-6My Little Suede Shoes
541-2Up Poquito De Tu Amor
542-9Tico Tico
543-3Fiesta
544-2Why Do I Love You
544-6-
544-7-
Benny Harris (trumpet -1/3,5) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums) possibly Jose Mangual (bongos)
NYC, January 23, 1952
1. 679-4Mama Inez
2. 680-3La Cucaracha
3. 681-6Estrellita
4. 682-3Begin The Beguine
5. 683-1La Paloma

MGV 8009   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #7 - Jazz Perennial

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Carlos Vidal (bongos)
NYC, February-March, 1949
2542 | 292-3Cardboard
2543-2 | 293-4Visa
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, May 5, 1949
2755-5 | 294-3Segment
2756-5 | 295-5Passport (common)
2757-4 | 296-3Diverse (as Segment)
Charlie Parker (alto sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, March, 1950
371-4Star Eyes
372-12Blues (Fast)
373-2I'm In The Mood For Love
Junior Collins (French horn) Al Block (flute) Tommy Mace (oboe) Manny Thaler (bassoon) Hal McKusick (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Tony Aless (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums) The Dave Lambert Singers: including Annie Ross (vocals) Dave Lambert (vocals, arranger) Gil Evans (arranger, conductor)
Fulton Recording, NYC, May 25, 1953
1238-7In The Still Of The Night
1239-9Old Folks
1240-9If I Love Again

MGV 8010   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #8 - Swedish Schnapps

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January 17, 1951
489-2Au Privave
489-3-
490-3She Rote
490-5-
491-1K.C. Blues
492-2Star Eyes
Red Rodney (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) John Lewis (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
RCA Victor's 24th Street Studios, NYC, August 8, 1951
609-4Blues For Alice
610-4Si Si
611-3Swdish Schnapps
611-4-
612-1Back Home Blues
612-2 | 62VK459-
613-2Lover Man

MGV 8011   The Guitar Artistry Of Tal Farlow - Fascinating Rhythm

Claude Williamson (piano) Tal Farlow (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 17, 1955
2176-2These Foolish Things
2177-2I Remember You
2178-2How Deep Is The Ocean
2179-8Fascinating Rhythm
2180-2Manhattan
2181-4Autumn Leaves
2182-5It's You Or No One
2183-4Tenderly
2184-1There Will Never Be Another You
2185-6Just One Of Those Things
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1027 entitled "The Interpretations Of Tal Farlow".

MGV 8012   Count Basie - April In Paris

Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell (trombone) Bill Graham (alto sax) Marshall Royal (alto sax, clarinet) Frank Wess (tenor sax, flute) Frank Foster (tenor sax, arranger) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar, arranger) Eddie Jones (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Joe Williams (vocals) Wild Bill Davis, Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, July 26, 1955
2351-1 | 62VK210April In Paris
2352-5Corner Pocket
2353-5Did 'N You
2359-4Sweetie Cakes
Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones (trumpet) Joe Newman (trumpet, arranger) Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell (trombone) Bill Graham (alto sax) Marshall Royal (alto sax, clarinet) Frank Wess (tenor sax, flute, arranger) Frank Foster (tenor sax, arranger) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Joe Williams (vocals) Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, January 4, 1956
2621-3Shiny Stockings
2622-9What Am I Here For
2623-3 | 62VK443Magic
2624-2Midgets
add Quincy Jones (trumpet, arranger)
NYC, January 5, 1956
2628-4Mambo Inn
2630-4Dinner With Friends

MGV 8013   Art Tatum/Benny Carter/Louis Bellson - The Three Giants

Benny Carter (alto sax) Art Tatum (piano) Louis Bellson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, June 25, 1954
1788-1My Blue Heaven
1789-1Blues In B Flat
1792-1(I'm Left With The) Blues In My Heart
1793-2Street Of Dreams
1794-2Idaho
1799-1Old Fashioned Love
1800-2'S Wonderful
1801-1Hands Across The Table
** reissue of Clef MGC 643 entitled "Tatum - Carter - Bellson".

MGV 8014   Woody Herman - Jazz The Utmost!

Roy Caton, Don Fagerquist, Lee Fortier, John Howell (trumpet) Carl Fontana, Jack Green, Urbie Green (trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto sax, vocals) Dick Hafer, Arno Marsh, Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Sam Staff (baritone sax, flute) Nat Pierce (piano, celeste) Chubby Jackson (bass) Sonny Igoe (drums) Dolly Houston (vocals)
NYC, July 7, 1952
P47517Singin' In The Rain
Roy Caton, Phil Cook, Chris Griffin, Doug Mettome, Stu Williamson (trumpet) Carl Fontana, Jack Green, Urbie Green (trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto sax, vocals) Dick Hafer, Arno Marsh, Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Sam Staff (baritone sax, flute) Nat Pierce (piano, celeste) Chubby Jackson (bass) Art Mardigan (drums) Dolly Houston (vocals)
NYC, December 29, 1952
P48436Mother Goose Jumps
P48439Buck Dance
Joe Burnette, Roy Caton, Tommy DiCarlo, Stu Williamson (trumpet) Carl Fontana, Jack Green, Urbie Green (trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto sax) Dick Hafer, Arno Marsh, Bill Trujillo (tenor sax) Sam Staff (baritone sax, flute) Nat Pierce (piano) Red Kelly (bass) Art Mardigan (drums) Clark Curtis (vocals)
NYC, May 14, 1953
P49195Moody
P49501I'm Through With Love
P49502It Just Isn't Home Without You
P49673Beau Jazz
Bernie Glow, Ernie Royal, Bobby Styles, Harold Wegbreit, Stu Williamson (trumpet) Vernon Friley, Urbie Green, Frank Rehak, Kai Winding (trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto sax, vocals) Jerry Coker, Dick Hafer, Bill Trujillo (tenor sax) Sam Staff (baritone sax, flute) Nat Pierce (piano) Red Kelly (bass) Art Mardigan (drums)
NYC, September 11, 1953
P49807I Love Paris
P49808The Moon Is Blue
Bill Castagnino, Dick Collins, John Howell, Reuben McFall, Al Porcino (trumpet) Cy Touff (bass trumpet) Dick Kenney, Keith Moon (trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto sax, vocals -1, clarinet, alto sax -2) Jerry Coker, Dick Hafer, Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Sam Taylor (tenor sax -1) Jack Nimitz (baritone sax) Nat Pierce (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar -1) Lloyd Trotman (bass -1) Red Kelly (bass -2) Panama Francis (drums -1) Chuck Flores (drums -2)
NYC, March 30, 1954
1. P50935Mess Around
2. P50938 | 63VK538Mambo The Most, Part 2 (as Mambo The Utmost)
Bill Castagnino, Dick Collins, John Howell, Al Porcino, Charlie Walp (trumpet) Cy Touff (bass trumpet) Dick Kenney, Keith Moon (trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto sax) Dick Hafer, Dave Madden, Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Jack Nimitz (baritone sax) Nat Pierce (piano) Red Kelly (bass) Chuck Flores (drums)
Omaha, NE, July 13-15, 1954
Indian Summer
Tenderly
Stardust
** reissue of Clef MGC 745.

MGV 8015   Dizzy Gillespie/Django Reinhardt - Jazz From Paris

Maurice Vander (piano) Django Reinhardt (guitar) Pierre Michelot (bass) Jean-Louis Viale (drums)
Paris, France, March 10, 1952
17276Blues For Ike
17277September Song
17278Night And Day
17279Insensiblement
17280Manoir De Mes Reves
17281Nuages
17282Brazil
17283Confessin'
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Guy Destanges, Andre Gosset, Rene "Benny" Vasseur (trombone) Rene Bigerille (flute) Robert Jeannoutot (oboe) Jean Louchez (bassoon) Albert Gillot (clarinet) Yvan Allouche, Maurice Elhan, Lionel Galt, Leon Locatelli, Octave Marchesini, Georges Mignot, Albert Mousseux, Roger Sanard, Jean Sauvage (violin) Gabriel Beauvais, Andre Saulnier (viola) Pierre Coddee, Georges Schwartz (cello) Bernard Galais (harp) Arnold Ross (piano) Jean-Jacques Tilche (guitar) Joe Benjamin (bass) Bill Clark (drums) Jo Boyer, Daniel White (arranger)
"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, April 5, 1952
14789The Man I Love
14790Night And Day
14791Sweet And Lovely
14792My Old Flame
14793I Waited For You
14794Ghost Of A Chance
** originally intended as Clef MGC 747.

MGV 8016   Concerto For Drums By Louis Bellson

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Don Abney (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
NYC, June 21, 1954
1772-3Charlie's Blues
1773-3I'll Remember April
1774-1Buffalo Joe
1775-1Stompin' At The Savoy
1776-1Love For Sale
1777-1The Man I Love
1778-1Basically Speaking, Duvivier That Is
1779-1Concerto For Drums
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1011 entitled "Louis Bellson And His Drums".

MGV 8017   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy In Greece

Joe Gordon, Quincy Jones, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Rod Levitt, Melba Liston, Frank Rehak (trombone) Jimmy Powell, Phil Woods (alto sax) Billy Mitchell, Ernie Wilkins (tenor sax) Marty Flax (baritone sax) Walter Davis Jr. (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, May 18 & 19, 1956
2832-2Hey Pete
same personnel
NYC, June 6, 1956
2840-1Yesterdays
2841-2Tin Tin Deo
2842-2Groovin' For Nat
2845-2Annie's Dance
2846-2Cool Breeze
2847-1School Days
Talib Daawud, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, arranger) Al Grey, Rod Levitt (trombone) Melba Liston (trombone, arranger) Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell (alto sax) Billy Mitchell (tenor sax) Benny Golson (tenor sax, arranger) Billy Root (baritone sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul West (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, April 8, 1957
20838-13Stablemates
20839-15That's All
20840-2Groovin' High

MGV 8018   Count Basie - Basie Roars Again

Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wilkins (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto sax, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto, tenor sax, arranger) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Paul Quinichette (tenor sax) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Buck Clayton, Andy Gibson, Buster Harding, Nat Pierce, Don Redman, A.K. Salim (arranger)
NYC, July 22 & 23, 1952
837-2You're Not The Kind (Blee Blop Blues)
Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker, Johnny Mandel, Benny Powell (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto sax, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto, tenor sax, arranger) Frank Foster, Frank Wess (tenor sax) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Neal Hefti (arranger)
Los Angeles, CA, July 13, 1953
1257-5Blues Go Away
Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Joe Newman, Joe Wilder (trumpet) Henderson Chambers, Henry Coker, Benny Powell (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto sax, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto, tenor sax, arranger) Frank Foster (tenor sax) Frank Wess (tenor sax, arranger) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar, arranger) Eddie Jones (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Neal Hefti, Johnny Mandel (arranger)
NYC, December 12, 1953
1403-3Peace Pipe
1404-3Straight Life
1406-2Softly With Feeling
1408-1Base Goes Wess
Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto sax, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto, tenor sax, arranger) Frank Wess (tenor sax) Frank Foster (tenor sax, arranger) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Manny Albam, Neal Hefti (arranger)
NYC, August 16, 1954
1889-2She's Just My Size
Foster plays (tenor sax) Basie plays (piano, organ). Buster Harding (arranger) replaces Albam
NYC, August 17, 1954
1895-7Stereophonic
1896-4Sixteen Men Swinging
1899-2Mambo Mist
** reissue of Clef MGC 723.

MGV 8019   Lionel Hampton - Travelin' Band

Billy Brooks, Wallace Davenport, Ed Mullens, Ed Preston (trumpet) Al Hayse, Hal Roberts, Arnett Sparrow (trombone) Willie Ruff (French horn) James Araki, Bobby Plater (alto sax) Ritney Brauer, Eddie Chamblee (tenor sax) Joe Evans (baritone sax) Lionel Hampton (vibes, piano, drums, vocals) Dwight Mitchell (piano) Billy Mackel (guitar) Peter Badie (bass) Rufus Jones, Buddy Rich (drums) Isarova Hernandez (congas)
Los Angeles, CA, August 2, 1955
2391-2 | 62VK223Midnight Sun
2392-3Air Mail Special
2393-1Flying Home
2394-1It's A Blue World
2395-3Swingin' On C
2396-1Shalom Shalom
2397-5The Blues Ain't News To Be
Willie Ruff (French horn) Lionel Hampton (vibes) Dwight Mitchell (piano) Billy Mackel (guitar) Peter Badie (bass) Rufus Jones (drums) Isarova Hernandez (congas)
Los Angeles, CA, August 3, 1955
2399-1Song Of The Vineyard
Billy Brooks (trumpet) Eddie Chamblee (tenor sax) Lionel Hampton (vibes) Billy Mackel (guitar) Peter Badie (bass) Rufus Jones (drums) Vicki Lee (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, September 6, 1955
2486-2Pig Ears And Rice
2487-9Baby Don't Love Me No More
** reissue of Clef MGC 670 entitled "Lionel Hampton Big Band".

MGV 8020   Ben Webster - King Of Tenors

Ben Webster (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, April 21, 1953
1227-9Cottontail
1228-4Danny Boy (Londonderry Air)
1229-3Bounce Blues
Harry Edison (trumpet) Benny Carter (alto sax) Ben Webster (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 8, 1953
1362-5That's All
1363-2Pennies From Heaven
1364-3Tenderly
1365-5Jive At Six
1366-3Don't Get Around Much Anymore
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1001 entitled "The Consummate Artistry Of Ben Webster".

MGV 8021   Tal Farlow - Tal

Eddie Costa (piano) Tal Farlow (guitar) Vinnie Burke (bass)
NYC, 1956
2823-6Chuckles
2824-1You Don't Know What Love Is
2825-3How About You
2826-2Broadway
2827-2Anything Goes
2828-2Isn't It Romantic
2829-2Yesterdays
2830-4There Is No Greater Love
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1102.

MGV 8022   Ray Brown - Bass Hit!

Pete Candoli, Harry Edison, Ray Linn (trumpet) Herbie Harper (trombone) Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet, tenor, baritone sax) Jack Dulong, Herb Geller (alto sax) Bill Holman (tenor sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Marty Paich (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, November 21, 1956
4049-6Little Toe
4050-7All Of You
4051-6Everything I Have Is Yours
4052-3Alone Together
Conrad Gozzo (trumpet) Mel Lewis (drums) replaces Candoli, Stoller
Los Angeles, CA, November 23, 1956
4054-20Will You Still Be Mine
4055-6My Foolish Heart
4056-4Blues For Sylvia
4057-8Blues For Lorraine
Ray Brown (bass)
4058-7Solo For Unaccompanied Bass
** originally intended as Norgran MGN 1105.

MGV 8023   Illinois Jacquet - Swing's The Thing

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Illinois Jacquet (tenor sax) Jimmy Jones (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 16, 1956
4022-4Achtung
4023-4Harlem Nocturne
4024-3Las Vegas Blues
4025-3Can't We Be Friends
4026-8Have You Met Miss Jones
4027-4Lullaby Of The Leaves
** reissue of Clef MGC 750.

MGV 8024   The Oscar Peterson Trio At The Stratford Shakespearean Festival

Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
"Stratford Shakespearean Festival", Stratford, ON, Canada, August 8, 1956
Falling In Love With Love
How About You
Flamingo
Swinging On A Star
Noreen's Nocturne
Gypsy In My Soul
How High The Moon
Love You Madly
52nd Street Theme
** originally intended as Clef MGC 751.

MGV 8025   The Canadian Scene Via Phil Nimmons

Erich Taugott (trumpet) Ross Culley (trombone) Phil Nimmons (clarinet) Jerry Toth (alto sax) Julian Filanowski (tenor sax) Eddie Karam (baritone sax) Vic Gentro (accordion) Rudy Toth (piano) Murray Lauder (bass) Jack McQuade (drums)
"Stratford Shakespearean Festival", Stratford, ON, Canada, circa August 8, 1956???
April In Paris
Humphy
Pick Yourself Up
Muggs
Rhumba Pseudo
Someone To Watch Over Me
Stompin' At The Savoy
We'll Be Together Again
** originally intended as Clef MGC 753.

MGV 8026   Billie Holiday - Music For Torching

Harry Edison (trumpet) Benny Carter (alto, tenor sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano, celeste) Barney Kessel (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, August 23, 1955
2438-2I Don't Want To Cry Anymore
2440-1I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You
2442-4Gone With The Wind
2444-1It Had To Be You
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1955
2446-3Come Rain Or Come Shine
2449-8A Fine Romance
2451-3I Get A Kick Out Of You
2453-3Isn't This A Lovely Day
** reissue of Clef MGC 669.

MGV 8027   A Recital By Billie Holiday

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, April, 1952
788-2If The Moon Turns Green
789-3(You Forgot To) Remember
790-1Autumn In New York
Joe Newman (trumpet) Paul Quinichette (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, July 27, 1952
839-6My Man
840-4Lover Come Back To Me
841-3Stormy Weather
842-2Yesterdays
843-2He's Funny That Way
844-3I Can't Face The Music
Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, April 14, 1954
1567-1How Deep Is The Ocean
1568-1What A Little Moonlight Can Do
1569-5I Cried For You
** reissue of Clef MGC 686.

MGV 8028   Stan Getz - West Coast Jazz

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Stan Getz (tenor sax) Lou Levy (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1955
2428-2East Of The Sun
2429-3Four
2430-6A Night In Tunisia
2431-1Suddenly It's Spring
2432-3Summertime
2433-4Shine
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1032 entitled "Various Artists - West Coast Jazz".

MGV 8029   Stan Getz '57

Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Stan Getz (tenor sax) John Williams (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Frank Isola (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 30, 1953
1241-4Love And The Weather
1243-4Spring Is Here
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1953
1263-1Minor Blues
1264-2Fascinatin' Rhythm
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, August 22, 1953
1279-2Pot Luck
** originally intended as Norgran MGN 1087.
** also issued on ARS G 443.

MGV 8030   Metronome All-Stars 1956

George Wallington (piano)
NYC, June 18, 1956
2859-1Lady Fair
Thad Jones (trumpet) Eddie Bert (trombone) Tony Scott (clarinet) Lee Konitz (alto sax) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Serge Chaloff (baritone sax) Teddy Charles (vibes) Billy Taylor (piano) Tal Farlow (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
2860-1Billie's Bounce
Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones (trumpet) Joe Newman (trumpet, arranger) Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell (trombone) Bill Graham (alto sax) Marshall Royal (alto sax, clarinet) Frank Foster (tenor sax) Frank Wess (tenor sax, flute) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Ella Fitzgerald, Joe Williams (vocals)
NYC, June 25, 1956
2900-4April In Paris
2903Every Day I Have The Blues
Thad Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker (trombone) Frank Wess (tenor sax) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Ella Fitzgerald, Joe Williams (vocals)
2904-5Party Blues
Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones (trumpet) Joe Newman (trumpet, arranger) Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell (trombone) Bill Graham (alto sax) Marshall Royal (alto sax, clarinet) Frank Foster (tenor sax) Frank Wess (tenor sax, flute) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Joe Williams (vocals) Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, June 27, 1956
2911-2One O'Clock Jump (long version)
2912-2 | 62VK450Basie's Back In Town
** reissue of Clef MGC 743.

MGV 8031   The Gene Krupa Trio At JATP

Charlie Ventura (tenor, baritone sax) Teddy Napoleon (piano) Gene Krupa (drums)
"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, January 28, 1946
Stompin' At The Savoy
Body And Soul
63VK634Dark Eyes
same personnel
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, May 27, 1946
911 | 219Idaho, Part 1
912 | 220Idaho, Part 2
same personnel
live in NYC, June, 1952
The Man I Love
** reissue of Mercury MGC 500.

MGV 8032   not used

MGV 8033   not used

MGV 8034   not used

MGV 8035   not used

MGV 8036   The Genius Of Art Tatum #1

Art Tatum (piano)
Los Angeles, CA, December 28, 1953
1411-1Can't We Be Friends
1412-1This Can't Be Love
1413-4Elegy
1416-2If You Hadn't Gone Away (as Blues In My Heart)
1421-1Begin The Beguine
1422-1Humoresque
1425-1Judy
1428-1Dixieland Band
** reissue of Clef MGC 612.

MGV 8037   The Genius Of Art Tatum #2

Art Tatum (piano): same session
Los Angeles, CA, December 28, 1953
1414-1Memories Of You
1415-4Over The Rainbow
1417-1Body And Soul
1418-2The Man I Love
1419-1Makin' Whoopee
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, December 29, 1953
1480-1Mighty Lak A Rose
** reissue of Clef MGC 613.

MGV 8038   The Genius Of Art Tatum #3

Art Tatum (piano): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, December 28, 1953
1423-1Louise
1424-1Love For Sale
1426-1I'm Comin' Virginia
1427-2Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
1429-1Embraceable You
1430-1Come Rain Or Come Shine
** reissue of Clef MGC 614.

MGV 8039   The Genius Of Art Tatum #4

Art Tatum (piano): same session
Los Angeles, CA, December 28, 1953
1431-1Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'
1432-1There Will Never Be Another You
1433-1Tenderly
1434-1What Does It Take
1435-1You Took Advantage Of Me
1437-1I've Got The World On A String
1438-1Yesterdays
** reissue of Clef MGC 615.

MGV 8040   The Genius Of Art Tatum #5

Art Tatum (piano): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, December 29, 1953
1452-1Have You Met Miss Jones
1453-1In A Sentimental Mood
1457-1Isn't This A Lovely Day
1459-1Without A Song
1460-1Stompin' At The Savoy
1461-1My Last Affair
1463-1Taboo
** reissue of Clef MGC 618.

MGV 8041   not used

MGV 8042   not used

MGV 8043   not used

MGV 8044   not used

MGV 8045   not used

MGV 8046   not used

MGV 8047   not used

MGV 8048   not used

MGV 8049   Norman Granz' Jam Session #1

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Benny Carter, Johnny Hodges, Charlie Parker (alto sax) Flip Phillips, Ben Webster (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July, 1952
802-2Jam Blues
804-2Ballad Medley
** reissue of Mercury MGC 601.

MGV 8050   Norman Granz' Jam Session #2

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Benny Carter, Johnny Hodges, Charlie Parker (alto sax) Flip Phillips, Ben Webster (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums): same session
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July, 1952
803-3What Is This Thing Called Love
805-2Funky Blues
** reissue of Mercury MGC 602.

MGV 8051   Norman Granz' Jam Session #3

Harry Edison (trumpet) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Benny Carter, Willie Smith (alto sax) Stan Getz, Wardell Gray (tenor sax) Count Basie (piano -1) Arnold Ross (piano -2) Freddie Green (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 3, 1953
1. 1259-6Apple Jam
2. 1262-4Ballad Medley
** reissue of Clef MGC 4003.

MGV 8052   Norman Granz' Jam Session #4

Harry Edison (trumpet) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Benny Carter, Willie Smith (alto sax) Stan Getz, Wardell Gray (tenor sax) Arnold Ross (piano -2) Count Basie (piano -1, organ -2) Freddie Green (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 3, 1953
1. 1260-2Lady Be Good
2. 1261-2Blues For The Count
** reissue of Clef MGC 4004.

MGV 8053   Norman Granz' Jam Session #5

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips, Ben Webster (tenor sax) Lionel Hampton (vibes) Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, September 2, 1953
1284-3Jammin' For Clef
1285-2Rose Room
** reissue of Clef MGC 4005.

MGV 8054   Norman Granz' Jam Session #6

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
NYC, October 30, 1954
2032-1Stompin' At The Savoy, Part 1
2033-1Stompin' At The Savoy, Part 2
** reissue of Clef MGC 4006.

MGV 8055   The Genius Of Art Tatum #6

Art Tatum (piano)
Los Angeles, CA, December 28, 1953
1420-1September Song
1439-1I Hadn't Anyone Till You
1440-1Night And Day
1441-1Jitterbug Waltz
1444-1You're Driving Me Crazy
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, December 29, 1953
1479-1Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1954
1586-1Stars Fell On Alabama
1587-1Blue Moon
** reissue of Clef MGC 657.

MGV 8056   The Genius Of Art Tatum #7

Art Tatum (piano): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, December 28, 1953
1442-1Someone To Watch Over Me
1443-1The Very Thought Of You
1445-1I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, December 29, 1953
1446-1Stardust
1448-1Where Or When
1449-1Stay As Sweet As You Are
1454-1I'll See You Again
** reissue of Clef MGC 658.

MGV 8057   The Genius Of Art Tatum #8

Art Tatum (piano): same session
Los Angeles, CA, December 29, 1953
1447-1I Cover The Waterfront
1450-1Fine And Dandy
1451-1All The Things You Are
1462-1I'm In The Mood For Love
1476-1When A Woman Loves A Man
1477-1Willow Weep For Me
1478-1Ain't Misbehavin'
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1954
1596-1Love Me Or Leave Me
** reissue of Clef MGC 659.

MGV 8058   The Genius Of Art Tatum #9

Art Tatum (piano): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, December 29, 1953
1455-1I'll See You In My Dreams
1456-1Ill Wind
1458-1Blue Skies
1464-1Would You Like To Take A Walk
1465-1I've Got A Crush On You
1466-1Japanese Sandman
1468-1Aunt Hagar's Blues
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1954
1593-1Lover Come Back To Me
** reissue of Clef MGC 660.

MGV 8059   The Genius Of Art Tatum #10

Art Tatum (piano): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, December 29, 1953
1467-1Too Marvelous For Words
1469-1Just Like A Butterfly That's Caught In The Rain
1470-1Gone With The Wind
1471-1Danny Boy
1472-1They Can't Take That Away From Me
1473-1Tea For Two
1474-1It's The Talk Of The Town
1475-1Blue Lou
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1954
1589-1Caravan
** reissue of Clef MGC 661.

MGV 8060   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene

Sonny Berman, Conrad Gozzo (trumpet) Bill Harris, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Vincent DeRosa (French horn) Harry Klee, Hal McKusick (alto sax, clarinet, flute) Herbie Steward, Lucky Thompson (tenor sax) Chuck Gentry (baritone sax) Dodo Marmarosa (piano) Arvin Garrison (guitar) Red Callender (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Ralph Burns (arranger, director)
Los Angeles, CA, October, 1946
2075Introspection
Sonny Berman, Pete Candoli, Conrad Gozzo, Al Killian, Dale Pearce (trumpet) Bill Harris, Ed Kusby, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Vincent DeRosa, Evan Hall (French horn) Harry Klee (flute, clarinet, alto sax) Julius Jacobs (oboe) Robert Swanson (bassoon) Arthur Fleming (contrabassoon) Hal McKusick (alto sax) Herbie Steward, Lucky Thompson (tenor sax) Chuck Gentry (baritone sax, bass clarinet) Harry Bluestone, Robert Jamison, Carl Walker (violin) Arthur Krafton (cello) Dodo Marmarosa (piano) Arvin Garrison (guitar) Red Callender (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Jackie Mills, Jimmy Pratt (percussion) George Handy (arranger, director)
2076-7The Bloos
Willie Smith (alto sax) Dodo Marmarosa (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Callender (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, circa November, 1947
1508 | 233 | 1900Sophisticated Lady
Doug Mettome, Al Porcino, Ray Wetzel (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Vincent Jacobs (French horn) John LaPorta (clarinet) Sonny Salad, Murray Williams (alto sax) Charlie Parker (alto sax -1) Pete Mondello, Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Manny Albam (baritone sax) Manny Fidler, Sid Harris, Sam Kaplan, Harry Katzman, Gene Orloff, Ziggy Smirnoff (violin) Nat Nathanson, Fred Ruzilla (viola) Joe Benaventi (cello) Tony Aless (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Diego Ibarra (congas, bongos) Neal Hefti (arranger, conductor)
NYC, December, 1947 & fall 1948
1. 2071-5 | 62VK205Repetition
2. 2072Rhumbacito
Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax)
circa 1948 or January, 1945
2073 | 63VK641Picasso
Mario Bauza, Frank "Paquito" Davilla, Bob Woodlen (trumpet) Gene Johnson, Fred Skerritt (alto sax) Jose Madera, Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Leslie Johnakins (baritone sax) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Luis Miranda (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Machito (arranger, conductor)
NYC, January, 1949
2172-3/4 | 299Tanga
Charlie Parker (alto sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
NYC, February 10, 1949
2081-5The Bird
Bud Powell (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, circa February, 1949
2199-1 | 244-1 | 62VK234Cherokee
Harry Carney (baritone sax) Billy Strayhorn (piano) Fred Guy (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Sonny Greer (drums) unidentified strings, Duke Ellington (arranger)
NYC, 1949
2077Sono
2078Frustration
** reissue of Clef MGC 4007.

MGV 8061   Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra

Harry Edison (trumpet) Illinois Jacquet (tenor sax) Carl Perkins (piano) Gerald Wiggins (organ) Irving Ashby (guitar) Curtis Counce (bass) Al Bartee (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 3, 1955
2543-1Love Is Here To Stay
2544-2Empathy
2545-2East Of The Sun (And West Of The Moon)
2546-1Cool Bill
2547-7Sophia
2548-5Stardust
2549-5Learnin' The Blues
2550-9Honeysuckle Rose
** reissue of Clef MGC 676 entitled "Groovin' With Jacquet".

MGV 8062   Norman Granz' Jam Session #7

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips, Ben Webster (tenor sax) Lionel Hampton (vibes) Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, September 2, 1953
1281-3Blue Lou
1282-3Just You, Just Me
** reissue of Clef MGC 677.

MGV 8063   Count Basie Swings And Joe Williams Sings

Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell (trombone) Bill Graham (alto sax) Marshall Royal (alto sax, clarinet) Frank Wess (tenor sax, flute) Frank Foster (tenor sax, arranger) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar, arranger) Eddie Jones (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Joe Williams (vocals) Wild Bill Davis, Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, May 17, 1955
2347-2 | 64VK364Every Day I Have The Blues
2348-5The Comeback
2349-2 | 62VK208Alright, Okay, You Win
2350-3 | 64VK366In The Evening (When The Sun Goes Down)
same personnel
NYC, July 26, 1955
2354-2Teach Me Tonight
2355-3Please Send Me Someone To Love
2356-3My Baby Upsets Me
2357-2Ev'ry Day (I Fall In Love)
2358-2 | 62VK209Roll 'Em Pete
** reissue of Clef MGC 678.

MGV 8064   The Art Tatum - Roy Eldridge - Alvin Stoller - John Simmons Quartet

Roy Eldridge (trumpet, flugelhorn) Art Tatum (piano) John Simmons (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 23-29, 1955
2302-1I Surrender, Dear
2303-1The Moon Is Low
2304-1You Took Advantage Of Me
2305-5I Won't Dance
2306-2Moon Song
2307-1This Can't Be Love
2308-4In A Sentimental Mood
2309-1Night And Day
** reissue of Clef MGC 679.

MGV 8065   Illinois Jacquet/Ben Webster - The Kid And The Brute

Russell Jacquet (trumpet -1/4) Matthew Gee (trombone -1/4) Illinois Jacquet (tenor sax) Ben Webster (tenor sax -5,6) Leo Parker (baritone sax -1/4) John Acea (piano) Al Lucas (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Chino Pozo (congas -1/4)
NYC, December 13, 1954
1. 2117-5Jacquet Dilemma
2. 2118-2Mambacito Mio
3. 2119-3September Song
4. 2120-1Saph
5. 2121-1The Kid And The Brute
6. 2122-2I Wrote It For The Kid
** reissue of Clef MGC 680.

MGV 8066   Gene Krupa - Lionel Hampton - Teddy Wilson With Red Callender

Lionel Hampton (vibes) Teddy Wilson (piano) Red Callender (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 31, 1955
2360-4Avalon
2361-6 | 63VK630I Got Rhythm
2362-4Moonglow
2363-2Blues For Benny
2364-4Just You, Just Me
2366-2Air Mail Special
** reissue of Clef MGC 681 entitled "Gene Krupa - Lionel Hampton - Teddy Wilson Play Selections From "The Benny Goodman Story"".

MGV 8067   Lawrence Brown - Slide Trombone

Lawrence Brown (trombone) Sam Taylor (tenor sax) Leroy Lovett (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Louis Bellson (drums) unknown (vocals)
NYC, January 26, 1955
2225-3Rose Of The Rio Grande
2226-2Caravan
2227-6Down The Street, Round The Corner Blues
2228-4Where Or When
Ernie Royal, Phil Sunkel (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Arthur Clarke, Al Cohn (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Hank Jones (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, September 14, 1955
2521-2Ill Wind
2522-5You Took Advantage Of Me
2523-4Autumn In New York
2524-4Blues For Duke
2525-5Just As Though You Were Here
2526-5Just One Of Those Things
** reissue of Clef MGC 682.

MGV 8068   Roy Eldridge - Little Jazz

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, September 14, 1954
1961-1If I Had You
1962-2Blue Moon
1963-5Stormy Weather
1964-1Sweethearts On Parade
1965-3A Foggy Day
1966-1I Only Have Eyes For You
1967-1Sweet Georgia Brown
1968-1The Song Is Ended
** reissue of Clef MGC 683.

MGV 8069   Gene Krupa/Buddy Rich - Krupa And Rich

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, November 1, 1955
2527-3 | 63VK632Gene's Blues
2528-3Buddy's Blues
2529-1Bernie's Tune
2530-1I Never Knew
2531-2Sweethearts On Parade
** reissue of Clef MGC 684.

MGV 8070   Count Basie - The Count

Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Joe Newman, Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wilkins (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto sax, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto, tenor sax) Floyd Johnson, Paul Quinichette (tenor sax) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Neal Hefti (arranger)
NYC, January 17, 1952
665-4New Basie Blues
666-4Sure Thing
667-2Why Not
668-4Fawncy Meeting You
Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wilkins (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto sax, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto, tenor sax, arranger) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Paul Quinichette (tenor sax) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Bixie Crawford (vocals -4) Buck Clayton, Andy Gibson, Buster Harding, Nat Pierce, Don Redman, A.K. Salim (arranger)
NYC, July 22 & 23, 1952
1. 822-6Jack And Jill
2. 825-2Hob Nail Boogie
3. 826-4Basie Talks
4. 827-3Paradise Squat
5. 829-3Bunny
6. 832-5Cash Box
7. 833-4Bootsie
8. 834-2Tom Whaley
** reissue of Clef MGC 685.

MGV 8071   The Exciting Gene Krupa And His Quartet

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Willie Smith (alto sax) Teddy Wilson (piano) Steve Jordan (guitar) Israel Crosby (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
NYC, April 14, 1953
1205-4Coronation Hop
1207-11Overtime
Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Ben Webster (tenor sax) Teddy Wilson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
NYC, September 10, 1953
1308-1Imagination
1309-1Don't Take Your Love From Me
1310-5Midget
1311-3I'm Coming, Virginia
1312-3Payin' Them Dues Blues
1313-3Jungle Drums
1314-2Showcase
1315-5Swedish Schnapps (as Swedish Pastry)
** reissue of Clef MGC 687.

MGV 8072   The Oscar Peterson Quartet #1

Oscar Peterson (piano, vocals) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 26, 1952
701-1The Astaire Blues
704-1Oh, Lady Be Good
705-1Body And Soul
706-1Stompin' At The Savoy
** reissue of Clef MGC 688 entitled "The Oscar Peterson Quartet, Vol. 1".

MGV 8073   Machito - Afro-Cuban Jazz

Mario Bauza, Frank "Paquito" Davilla, Harry Edison, Al Stewart, Bob Woodlen (trumpet) unknown (clarinet) Gene Johnson, Charlie Parker, Fred Skerritt (alto sax) Jose Madera, Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Sol Rabinowitz (tenor, baritone sax) Leslie Johnakins (baritone sax) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) Rafael Miranda, Chano Pozo (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Machito (maracas) Chico O'Farrill (arranger, conductor)
NYC, December 21, 1950 or late 1948
557-4Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: Cancion
558-6Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: Mambo, Part 1
559-4Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: Mambo, Part 2
560-2Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: 6/8
561-3Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: Jazz
562-4Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: Rhumba Abierta
Mario Bauza, Doug Mettome, Jimmy Nottingham, Al Stewart, Nick Travis (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Vern Friley, Fred Zito (trombone) George Berg, Lenny Hambro, Ben Harrod (alto sax) Flip Phillips, Eddie Wasserman (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Luis Miranda (congas) Candido, Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Chico O'Farrill (arranger, conductor)
NYC, January 21, 1951
468-2The Second Afro Cuban Jazz Suite: Part 1: Introductory
469-3The Second Afro Cuban Jazz Suite: Part 2: Pregon
469a-2The Second Afro Cuban Jazz Suite: Part 3: 6/8
470-3The Second Afro Cuban Jazz Suite: Part 4: Jazz
471-6The Second Afro Cuban Jazz Suite: Part 5: Concion Antigua
472-4The Second Afro Cuban Jazz Suite: Part 6: Rhumba Finale
473-4Havana Special
474-5Fiesta Time
** reissue of Clef MGC 689.

MGV 8074   Songs By Billie Holiday - Solitude

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March 26, 1952
764-3East Of The Sun
765-1Blue Moon
766-1You Go To My Head
767-2You Turned The Tables On Me
768-1Easy To Love
769-3These Foolish Things
770-3I Only Have Eyes For You
771-1Solitude
Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, April, 1952
784-1Everything I Have Is Yours
785-4Love For Sale
786-4Moonglow
787-3Tenderly
** reissue of Clef MGC 690.

MGV 8075   Flip Phillips - Flip Wails

Harry Edison (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, July 1, 1950
439-4Be Be
440-4Dream A Little Dream Of Me
441-2Bright Blues (aka Bright Eyes)
Bill Harris (trombone) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Dick Hyman (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, March 8, 1951
535-4Cheek To Cheek
536-4Funky Blues
537-5I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
538-11Indiana
Bill Harris (trombone) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Lou Levy (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass, vocals) Joe McDonald (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 9, 1951
614-3Broadway
615-6Sojoro
617-2Apple Honey
618-2Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
619-2Long Island Boogie
620-1Stardust
** reissue of Clef MGC 691.

MGV 8076   Swinging With Flip Phillips And His Orchestra

Allen Smith (trumpet) Charlie Etter (trombone) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Jerome Richardson (baritone sax) Richard Wyands (piano) Vernon Alley (bass) Earl Watkins (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February, 1952
711-5Goodbye
712-3Salute To Pres
713-3Swedish Pastry
Al Porcino (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Charlie Kennedy (alto sax) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Mickey Crane (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, March 21, 1952
749-3Someone To Watch Over Me
750-3I'm Puttin' All My Eggs In One Basket
751-2Singin' In The Rain
752-2Gina
Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March, 1952
776-6If I Had You
777-13Cottontail
778-2Blues For The Midgets
779-2What Is This Thing Called Love
Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, December 14, 1952
976-1Trio Boogie
** reissue of Clef MGC 692.

MGV 8077   Flip Phillips - Flip

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, circa September-October, 1947
607D | 229Cake
608E | 230 | 1895Znarg Blues
609B | 231 | 1896My Old Flame
610D | 232Cool
John D'Agostino, Buddy Morrow, Tommy Turk, Kai Winding (trombone) Sonny Criss (alto sax) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Mickey Crane (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
NYC or Los Angeles, CA, February 11 or September 26, 1949
2538 | 288-4Swingin' For Julie And Brownie (aka Put That Back)
2540 | 290-4By The Lazy River
Billy Butterfield (trumpet) Bennie Green (trombone) Pete Mondello (alto sax) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Mickey Crane (piano) Sam Bruno (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, August 29, 1949
280-6This Can't Be Love
281-2Cookie
Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Mickey Crane (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, December 5, 1949
325-3Drowsy
326-12Vortex
327-8Milano
328-1But Beautiful
** reissue of Clef MGC 693.

MGV 8078   Recital By Oscar Peterson (not released)

Oscar Peterson (piano, vocals) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, May or June, 1952
796-3Willow Weep For Me
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, December 6, 1953
1329-1Pompton Turnpike
1330-1Cherokee
1331-1Soft Winds
1333-3The Continental
Oscar Peterson (piano, vocals) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, April 27, 1954
1700-1Alone Together
Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 27, 1954
2009-1Give Me The Simple Life
2010-1Singin' In The Rain
2011-1Love You Madly
** transfered to Clef MGC 694.

MGV 8079   Nostalgic Memories By Oscar Peterson (not released)

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass)
NYC, January 19, 1951
504-2Fancy Free (as Gypsy In My Soul)
505-1On The Alamo
506-3Lullaby Of The Leaves
507-1Laura
510-2September In The Rain
Oscar Peterson (piano, vocals) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, November 25, 1951
632-8It's Easy To Remember
635-5Until The Real Thing Comes Along
Oscar Peterson (piano) Irving Ashby (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, January 26, 1952
696-1These Foolish Things
Oscar Peterson (piano, vocals) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, December 6, 1953
1338-2You're Too Beautiful
Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, December 7, 1953
1359-1Look For The Silver Lining
Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, November 16, 1954
2090-2Body And Soul
2091-3I Cover The Waterfront
** transfered to Clef MGC 695.

MGV 8080   Music By Oscar Peterson - Tenderly (not released)

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass)
NYC, March, 1950
374-3Debut
375-1They Didn't Believe Me
376-3Lover Come Back To Me
377-1Where Or When
378-3Three O'Clock In The Morning
379-1All The Things You Are
380-1Oscar's Blues
381-3Tenderly
Oscar Peterson (piano) Major Holley (bass)
NYC, May 8, 1950
394-1Little White Lies
395-3In The Middle Of A Kiss
396-4Nameless
398-1Two Sleepy People
** transfered to Clef MGC 696.

MGV 8081   Music By Oscar Peterson - Keyboard (not released)

Oscar Peterson (piano) Major Holley (bass): same session
NYC, May 8, 1950
399-1Tico Tico
400-1Get Happy
401-2Jumpin' With Symphony Sid
402-1Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
403-1Deep Purple
404-1Robbin's Nest
405-1I'll Remember April
407-3Exactly Like You
Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass)
NYC, August, 1950
450-1Easy To Love
452-1Taking A Chance On Love
454-1Squatty Roo
455-1After All
** transfered to Clef MGC 697.

MGV 8082   An Evening With Oscar Peterson (not released)

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass): same session
NYC, August, 1950
456-2Caravan
457-1Summer Nocturne
458-1Salute To Garner
459-2I Get A Kick Out Of You
460-2What's New
461-1Dark Eyes
462-1What Is It
463-2The Way You Look Tonight
465-1Minor Blues
same personnel
NYC, January 19, 1951
501-8How High The Moon
502-6The Nearness Of You
Oscar Peterson (piano, vocals) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 26, 1952
703-1Slow Down
** transfered to Clef MGC 698.

MGV 8083   Chico O'Farrill - Jazz North And South Of The Border

Roy Eldridge, Al Porcino (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Bill Harris, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Lenny Hambro, Charlie Kennedy (alto sax) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Pete Mondello (baritone, tenor sax) Ralph Burns (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Chico O'Farrill (arranger, conductor)
NYC, August 7, 1951
593-3Dance One
594-3Bright One
595-3Flamingo
596-3Last One
Mario Bauza, Doug Mettome, Jimmy Nottingham, Al Stewart, Nick Travis (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Vern Friley, Fred Zito (trombone) George Berg, Lenny Hambro, Ben Harrod (alto sax) Flip Phillips, Eddie Wasserman (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Luis Miranda (congas) Candido, Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Bobby Escoto (vocals) Chico O'Farrill (arranger, conductor)
NYC, November 24, 1951
636-5Peanut Vendor
637-6Ill Wind
638-4Malaguena
Bernie Glow, Al Porcino, Dick Sherman, Al Stewart, Nick Travis (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Carl Elmer, Fred Zito (trombone) Lennie Hambro, Charlie Kennedy (alto sax) Flip Phillips, Eddie Wasserman (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Gene DiNovi (piano) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Chico O'Farrill (arranger, conductor)
NYC, March 24, 1952
737-3Heat Wave
738-2It Ain't Necessarily So
739-3Guess What
740-2Cry Baby Blues
unidentified orchestra, Chico O'Farrill (leader)
Los Angeles, CA, April 16, 1954
1575-5You Stepped Out Of A Dream
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, April 21, 1954
1579-5Siboney
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1954
1582-1No Te Importe Saber
** reissue of Clef MGC 699.

MGV 8084   Illinois Jacquet - Jazz Moode

Joe Newman (trumpet -1,2,4) Russell Jacquet (trumpet -1/3, trumpet, vocals -4) Ernie Henry (alto sax -1,2,4) Illinois Jacquet (tenor sax) Rudy Williams (baritone sax -1,2,4) Johnny Acea (piano) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Lee Abrams (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 18, 1951
1. 493-2Hippity Hop
2. 494-4Later For The Happenin'
3. 495-4Moe
4. 496-1On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Illinois Jacquet (tenor sax) Carl Perkins (piano) Oscar Moore (guitar) Red Callender (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
497-1Speedliner
498-2Lazy Blues
499-5Pastel
500-2All Of Me
Russell Jacquet, Joe Newman, Elmon Wright, Lammar Wright (trumpet) Henry Coker, Matthew Gee (trombone) Ernie Henry, Earl Warren (alto sax) Lowell Hastings, Illinois Jacquet (tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) John Acea (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Al Lucas (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums) A.K. Salim (arranger)
NYC, March 21, 1952
753-5Boot 'Em Up
754-7Bluesitis
755-3Swinging Home
** reissue of Clef MGC 700.

MGV 8085   Illinois Jacquet - Port Of Rico

Illinois Jacquet (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Count Basie (organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Jimmy Crawford (drums)
NYC, July 22, 1952
818-4 | 62VK217Lean Baby
819-6Somewhere Along The Way
820-8The Cool Rage
821-3 | 62VK216Port Of Rico
Illinois Jacquet (tenor sax) Sir Charles Thompson (piano) Hank Jones (organ) Joe Sinacore (guitar) Al Lucas (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, December 31, 1952
1122-10Fat Man Boogie
1123-3Blues In The Night
1124-9Where Are You
1125-3What's The Riff
Russell Jacquet (trumpet) Matthew Gee (trombone) Illinois Jacquet (tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Johnny Acea (piano) Al Lucas (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, December 11, 1953
1392-2Jatap Conga
1393-1It's The Talk Of The Town
1394-7Heads
** reissue of Clef MGC 701.

MGV 8086   Illinois Jacquet - Groovin'

Illinois Jacquet (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) John Collins (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, May 24, 1951
545-4Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'
546-6Mean To Me
547-4One-Nighter Boogie
548-2Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
549-2Cotton Tail
550-3Weary Blues
551-4Groovin'
Russell Jacquet (trumpet) Matthew Gee (trombone) Illinois Jacquet (tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Johnny Acea (piano) Al Lucas (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, December 11, 1953
1387-2Little Jeff
1388-5Jacquet Jumps
1389-5Blue Nocturne
1390-5One You Toes
1391-3R.U. One
** reissue of Clef MGC 702.

MGV 8087   Gene Krupa - Drum Boogie

Charlie Ventura (tenor, baritone sax) Teddy Napoleon (piano) Gene Krupa (drums)
NYC, March 19, 1952
725-1St. Louis Blues
727-1Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
728-1Stardust
729-1Perdido
731-3Fine's Idea
732-5 | 62VK231 | 63VK629Drum Boogie
Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Willie Smith (alto sax) Teddy Wilson (piano) Steve Jordan (guitar) Israel Crosby (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
NYC, April 14, 1953
1204-3Capital Idea
1206-5Paradise
** reissue of Clef MGC 703.

MGV 8088   Roy Eldridge - Rockin' Chair

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Buddy Tate (tenor sax) Teddy Brannon (piano) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Smith (drums)
NYC, August, 1951
579-6Baby, What's The Matter With You
580-6Yard Dog
581-3Sweet Lorraine
582-5Jumbo The Elephant
Roy Eldridge (trumpet) unidentified orchestra, George Williams (director)
NYC, December, 1951
644-6Basin Street Blues
645-2I Remember Harlem
646-4Easter Parade
647-3I See Everybody's Baby
Roy Eldridge (trumpet, vocals) Oscar Peterson (organ) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, December 13, 1952
1081-2Roy's Riff
1082-1Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
1083-7 | 62VK207Rockin' Chair
1084-4Little Jazz
** reissue of Clef MGC 704.

MGV 8089   Roy Eldridge - Dale's Wail

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Oscar Peterson (organ) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, April 20, 1953
1222-1Love For Sale
1223-5 | 62VK206Dale's Wail
1224-3The Man I Love
1225-2Oscar's Arrangement
Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December, 1953
1379-6Willow Weep For Me
1380-2Somebody Loves Me
1381-1When Your Lover Has Gone
1382-8When It's Sleepy Time Down South
1383-1Feeling A Draft
1384-1Don't Blame Me
1385-3Echoes Of Harlem
1386-3I Can't Get Started
** reissue of Clef MGC 705.

MGV 8090   Count Basie - The Swinging Count

Count Basie (piano) Oscar Peterson (organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, July 22 & 23, 1952
838-2Extended Blues
Reunald Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet -1,2) Henry Coker (trombone -1,2) Marshall Royal (clarinet -1,2) Paul Quinichette (tenor sax) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax -1,2) Count Basie (piano, organ -1,2, organ -3) Freddie Green (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, December 13, 1952
1. 967-1I Want A Little Girl
2. 968-6Oh, Lady Be Good
3. 969-4Song Of The Islands
Joe Newman (trumpet) Paul Quinichette (tenor sax) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, December 15, 1952
977-3Basie Beat
978-4She's Funny That Way
979-1Count's Organ Blues
980-1K.C. Organ Blues
981-7Blue And Sentimental
982-1Stan Shorthair
983-2As Long As I Live
984-4Royal Garden Blues
** reissue of Clef MGC 706.

MGV 8091   Hank Jones Piano - Urbanity

Hank Jones (piano)
probably NYC, September-October, 1947
601 | 236 | 1965-1The Night We Called It A Day
602 | 237 | 1964-1Yesterdays
603 | 238 | 1966-1You're Blase
604 | 239 | 1963-1Tea For Two
605 | 240 | 1967-1Blues For Lady Day
606 | 241 | 1968-1Blue Room
Hank Jones (piano) Johnny Smith (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
NYC, September 4, 1953
1300-4Thad's Pad
1301-9Things Are So Pretty In The Spring
1302-3Little Girl Blue
1303-8Odd Number
** reissue of Clef MGC 707 entitled "Piano Solo By Hank Jones - Urbanity".

MGV 8092   Oscar Peterson Plays Count Basie

Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 27, 1955
2567-1Jumpin' At The Woodside
2568Easy Does It
2569-1Lester Leaps In
2570-29:20 Special
2571-2One O'Clock Jump
2572-1Blue And Sentimental
2573-1Broadway
2574-1Jive At Five
2575-3Blues For Basie
2576-3Topsy
** reissue of Clef MGC 708.

MGV 8093   The Lionel Hampton-Art Tatum-Buddy Rich Trio

Lionel Hampton (vibes) Art Tatum (piano) Buddy Rich (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 1, 1955
2374-2Perdido
2375-2Hallelujah
2376-2I'll Never Be The Same
2380-2What Is This Thing Called Love
2385-1Makin' Whoopee
2386-1More Than You Know
2387-2How High The Moon
** reissue of Clef MGC 709.

MGV 8094   Norman Granz' Jam Session #8

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips, Ben Webster (tenor sax) Lionel Hampton (vibes) Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, September 2, 1953
1280-3Jam Blues
1283-3Ballad Medley
** reissue of Clef MGC 711.

MGV 8095   The Genius Of Art Tatum #11

Art Tatum (piano)
Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1954
1588-1There's A Small Hotel
1590-3The Way You Look Tonight
1591-1You Go To My Head
1594-1Sophisticated Lady
1595-1Dancing In The Dark
1597-1Cherokee
1598-1These Foolish Things
1600-1After You've Gone
** reissue of Clef MGC 712.

MGV 8096   Songs By Billie Holiday - Velvet Moods

Harry Edison (trumpet) Benny Carter (alto, tenor sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano, celeste) Barney Kessel (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, August 23, 1955
2439-2Prelude To A Kiss
2441-3When Your Lover Has Gone
2443-2 | 62VK225Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
2445-5Nice Work If You Can Get It
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1955
2447-1I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues
2448-3What's New
2450-1I Hadn't Anyone Till You
2452-2Everything I Have Is Yours
** reissue of Clef MGC 713.

MGV 8097   Harry Edison - Sweets

Harry Edison (trumpet) Ben Webster (tenor sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 4, 1956
2981-3Opus Seven-Eleven
2982-2Walkin' With Sweets
2983-1Our Love Is Here To Stay
2984-2How Deep Is The Ocean
2985-1Hollerin' At The Watkins
2986-3Used To Be Basie
2987-1Studio Call
2988-1Willow Weep For Me
2989-3K.M. Blues
** reissue of Clef MGC 717.

MGV 8098   Billie Holiday/Ralph Burns - Jazz Recital

possibly Buck Clayton, Joe Guy (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Willie Smith (alto sax) possibly Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young (tenor sax) Milt Raskin (piano) possibly Irving Ashby (guitar) Red Callender (bass) David Coleman (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
"Embassy Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1946
Body And Soul
Strange Fruit
Trav'lin' Light
He's Funny That Way
The Man I Love
Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You
All Of Me
possibly Tony Miranda (French horn) possibly Danny Bank (flute) Lee Konitz (alto sax) Ralph Burns (piano, arranger) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums) unidentified strings
NYC, August 7, 1951
601Places Please
602Tantallon
603Terrisita
604Cameo
605Someday Somewhere
606Spring Is
608Vignette At Verney's
** reissue of Clef MGC 718.

MGV 8099   Billie Holiday - Lady Sings The Blues

Harry Edison (trumpet) Willie Smith (alto sax) Bobby Tucker (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Callender (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, September 3, 1954
1930-2Love Me Or Leave Me
1932-6Too Marvelous For Words
1935-3I Thought About You
1937-1Willow Weep For Me
1938-3Stormy Blues
Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Tony Scott (clarinet, arranger) Paul Quinichette (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Aaron Bell (bass) Lenny McBrowne (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, June 6, 1956
2850-5 | 62VK224Trav'lin' Light
2851-3I Must Have That Man
2853-1Some Other Spring
2854-4Lady Sings The Blues
Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Tony Scott (clarinet, arranger -2/4) Paul Quinichette (tenor sax -2/4) Wynton Kelly (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Aaron Bell (bass -2/4) Lenny McBrowne (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, June 7, 1956
1. 2855-12Strange Fruit
2. 2856-1God Bless The Child
3. 2857-8Good Morning, Heartache
4. 2858-1No Good Man
** reissue of Clef MGC 721.