Verve Records Catalog: 8100 series

Verve Jazz 8100 series (12 inch LP)

MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story

Al Killan, Howard McGhee (trumpet) Charlie Parker, Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Lester Young (tenor saxophone) 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
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 saxophone) Pete Mondello, Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Manny Albam (baritone saxophone) 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
Mario Bauza, Frank "Paquito" Davilla, Bob Woodlen (trumpet) Gene Johnson, Charlie Parker, Fred Skerritt (alto saxophone) Jose Madera (tenor saxophone) Leslie Johnakins (baritone saxophone) 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
Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
NYC, February 10, 1949
2081-5The Bird
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Carlos Vidal (bongos)
NYC, February-March, 1949
2543-2 | 293-4Visa
omit Turk, Vidal
NYC, May 5, 1949
2756-5 | 295-5Passport (common)
Mitch Miller (oboe, English horn) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) 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
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, June 6, 1950
411-4An Oscar For Treadwell
412-6Mohawk
414-6Leap Frog
Joseph Singer (French horn) Edwin C. Brown (oboe) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) 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
Tommy Mace (oboe) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) 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 (I'll Remember April)
Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone -2) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, October, 1950
1.Celebrity
2.Ballade
Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January 17, 1951
489-3Au Privave
490-5She Rote
Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) 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 saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
RCA 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 saxophone) Art Drellinger, Hank Ross (tenor saxophone) Stan Webb (baritone saxophone) 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
Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums) possibly Jose Mangual (bongos)
NYC, January 23, 1952
682-3Begin The Beguine
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 saxophone) Flip Phillips, Hank Ross (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) 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
Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Benny Carter, Johnny Hodges, Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips, Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, July, 1952
804-2Ballad Medley
Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Fulton Recording Studios, NYC, December 30, 1952
1118-3The Song Is You (I Hear Music)
1119-7 | 62VK440Laird Bird
Junior Collins (French horn) Al Block (flute) Tommy Mace (oboe) Manny Thaler (bassoon) Hal McKusick (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) 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 Studios, NYC, May 25, 1953
1238-7In The Still Of The Night
1239-9Old Folks
Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Fulton Recording Studios, NYC, July 28, 1953
1248-1Now's The Time
1249-3Confirmation
Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) 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
** same contents as Verve MGV 8000 + MGV 8001 + MGV 8002.

MGV 8101-5   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
1414-1Memories Of You
1415-4Over The Rainbow
1416-2If You Hadn't Gone Away (Blues In My Heart)
1417-1Body And Soul
1418-2The Man I Love
1419-1Makin' Whoopee
1421-1Begin The Beguine
1422-1Humoresque
1423-1Louise
1424-1Love For Sale
1425-1Judy
1426-1I'm Comin' Virginia
1427-2Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
1428-1Dixieland Band
1429-1Embraceable You
1430-1Come Rain Or Come Shine
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
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
1480-1Mighty Lak A Rose
** same contents as Clef MGC 612 + MGC 613 + MGC 614 + MGC 615 + MGC 618.

MGV 8102-5   The Genius Of Art Tatum #2

Art Tatum (piano): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, December 28, 1953
1420-1September Song
1439-1I Hadn't Anyone Till You
1440-1Night And Day
1441-1Jitterbug Waltz
1442-1Someone To Watch Over Me
1443-1The Very Thought Of You
1444-1You're Driving Me Crazy
1445-1I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, December 29, 1953
1446-1Stardust
1447-1I Cover The Waterfront
1448-1Where Or When
1449-1Stay As Sweet As You Are
1450-1Fine And Dandy
1451-1All The Things You Are
1454-1I'll See You Again
1455-1I'll See You In My Dreams
1456-1Ill Wind
1458-1Blue Skies
1462-1I'm In The Mood For Love
1464-1Would You Like To Take A Walk
1465-1I've Got A Crush On You
1466-1Japanese Sandman
1467-1Too Marvelous For Words
1468-1Aunt Hagar's Blues
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
1476-1When A Woman Loves A Man
1477-1Willow Weep For Me
1478-1Ain't Misbehavin'
1479-1Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1954
1586-1Stars Fell On Alabama
1587-1Blue Moon
1589-1Caravan
1593-1Lover Come Back To Me
1596-1Love Me Or Leave Me
** same contents as Clef MGC 657 + MGC 658 + MGC 659 + MGC 660 + MGC 661.

MGV 8103   Count Basie - The Band Of Distinction

Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto,tenor saxophone, arranger) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone) Frank Foster (tenor saxophone, arranger) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Manny Albam, Neal Hefti (arranger)
NYC, August 16, 1954
1892-4Blues Backstage
1894-1Down For The Count
Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker, Benny Powell (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto,tenor saxophone, arranger) Frank Foster, Frank Wess (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Bill Hughes (piano -1, trombone -2/6) Count Basie (piano, organ -2/6) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Buster Harding, Neal Hefti (arranger)
NYC, August 17, 1954
1. 1897-4Ska-Di-Dle-Dee-Bee-Doo
2. 1898-4Perdido
3. 1900-2Eventide
4. 1901-1Two Franks
5. 1902-1Ain't Misbehavin'
6. 1903-1Rails
** reissue of Clef MGC 666 entitled "Basie".

MGV 8104   Count Basie - The King Of Swing

Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker, Johnny Mandel, Benny Powell (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto,tenor saxophone, arranger) Frank Foster, Frank Wess (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Neal Hefti (arranger)
Los Angeles, CA, July 13, 1953
1256-7Plymouth Rock
Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Joe Newman, Joe Wilder (trumpet) Henderson Chambers, Henry Coker, Benny Powell (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto,tenor saxophone, arranger) Frank Foster (tenor saxophone) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone, arranger) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar, arranger) Eddie Jones (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Neal Hefti, Johnny Mandel (arranger)
NYC, December 12, 1953
1405-1Bubbles
1407-6Cherry Point
1409-5Right On
1410-1The Blues Done Come Back
Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto,tenor saxophone, arranger) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone) Frank Foster (tenor saxophone, arranger) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Manny Albam, Neal Hefti (arranger)
NYC, August 16, 1954
1887-6Slow But Sure
1888-3You For Me
1890-4Soft Drink
1891-2Two For The Blues
1893-4I Feel Like A New Man
** reissue of Clef MGC 724.

MGV 8105   Lionel Hampton - King Of The Vibes

Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, September 2, 1953
1286-2Always
1287-1'S Wonderful
add Buddy DeFranco (clarinet)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, April 13, 1954
1562-2These Foolish Things
1563-3Don't Be That Way
** reissue of Clef MGC 726.

MGV 8106   Lionel Hampton - Air Mail Special

Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, September 2, 1953
1288-7Air Mail Special
1290-1Soft Winds
add Buddy DeFranco (clarinet)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, April 13, 1954
1559-2It's Only A Paper Moon
1560-1The Way You Look Tonight
** reissue of Clef MGC 727.

MGV 8107   The Driving Gene Krupa

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (tenor saxophone) Teddy Wilson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
NYC, February 2, 1954
1506-2Bloozy Woozy
1507-4Windy
1508-2Meddle My Minor
1511-3Ballad Medley
1512-1Second Helping Blues
** reissue of Clef MGC 631 entitled "The Gene Krupa Sextet".

MGV 8108   Count Basie - Basie Rides Again!

Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Joe Newman, Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wilkins (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto,tenor saxophone) Floyd Johnson, Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Neal Hefti, Sy Oliver (arranger)
NYC, January 25, 1952
688-6Jive At Five
689-5No Name
690-5Redhead
691-5Every Tub
Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wilkins (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto,tenor saxophone, arranger) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano -4) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Ray Brown (bass -4) Gus Johnson (drums) Buck Clayton, Andy Gibson, Buster Harding, Nat Pierce, Don Redman, A.K. Salim (arranger)
NYC, July 22 & 23, 1952
1. 823-2Bread
2. 824-7There's A Small Hotel
3. 831-3Blee Blop Blues (Tippin' On The Q.T.)
4. 836-5Be My Guest
5. 837-2You're Not The Kind (Blee Blop Blues)
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Count Basie (organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
835-7Blues For The Count And Oscar
Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wilkins (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto,tenor saxophone) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
NYC, December 12, 1952
965-4Sent For You Yesterday
966-1Goin' To Chicago
** reissue of Clef MGC 729.

MGV 8109   Roy Eldridge/Dizzy Gillespie - Trumpet Battle

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
NYC, October 29, 1954
2016-1 | 63VK625Sometimes I'm Happy
2020-1The Ballad Medley
2022-1I've Found A New Baby
2024-1 | 62VK447I Can't Get Started With You
** reissue of Clef MGC 730.

MGV 8110   Roy Eldridge/Dizzy Gillespie - The Trumpet Kings

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Bellson (drums): same session
NYC, October 29, 1954
2017-3Algo Bueno
2018-1Trumpet Blues
2021-1Blue Moon
2023-5Pretty Eyed Baby
2025-6Limehouse Blues
** reissue of Clef MGC 731.

MGV 8111   The Modernity Of Bob Brookmeyer

Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Buddy Clark (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 17, 1955
2186-2You Took Advantage Of Me
2187-2He Ain't Got Rhythm
2188-3What Is There To Say
2189-2There Will Never Be Another You
2190-1Jasmine
2191-3Sticks And Stems
2192-1The Bulldog Blues
** reissue of Clef MGC 644 entitled "Bob Brookmeyer Plays Bob Brookmeyer And Some Others".

MGV 8112   Lionel Hampton - Flying Home

Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, April 12, 1954
1553-1This Can't Be Love
add Buddy DeFranco (clarinet)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, April 13, 1954
1561-6Flying Home
1564-2Dinah
** reissue of Clef MGC 735.

MGV 8113   Lionel Hampton - Swingin' With Hamp

Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, April 12, 1954
1549-3April In Paris
1558-2Moonglow
add Buddy DeFranco (clarinet)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, April 13, 1954
1565-2On The Sunny Side Of The Street
1566-1Je Ne Sais Pas
Lionel Hampton (vibraphone, piano, vocals) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, September 15, 1954
1973-1China Boy
** reissue of Clef MGC 736.

MGV 8114   Lionel Hampton - Hamp!

Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, September 2, 1953
1289-2The Nearness Of You
1291-1Stompin' At The Savoy
same personnel
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, April 12, 1954
1550-2Just One Of Those Things
1555-2How High The Moon
** reissue of Clef MGC 673 entitled "The Lionel Hampton Quartet".

MGV 8115   The Genius Of Bud Powell

Bud Powell (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, July 1, 1950
435-6Hallelujah!
436-6Tea For Two
Bud Powell (piano)
NYC, February, 1951
571-1Parisian Thoroughfare (Parisienne Thorofare)
572-1Oblivion
573-1Dusky 'N' Sandy (Dusk In Sandi)
574-5Hallucinations (Budo)
575-2The Fruit
576-1A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
577-2Just One Of Those Things
578-1The Last Time I Saw Paris
** reissue of Mercury MGC 610 entitled "Bud Powell's Moods".

MGV 8116   Flip Phillips - Rock With Flip

Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, September 13, 1954
1939-2Almost Like Being In Love
1940-5Singing The Blues
1941-1All Of Me
1942-5I'll Never Be The Same
1943-2Lemon Aid 21
1944-1Birth Of The Blues
1945-2I've Got The World On A String
1946-3The Lady's In Love With You
** reissue of Clef MGC 637 entitled "The Flip Phillips Quintet".

MGV 8117   Lionel Hampton - Hamp's Big Four

Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, April 12, 1954
1552-4That Old Black Magic, Part 1
1552-5That Old Black Magic, Part 2
1556-2Blues For Norman
same personnel
NYC, September 13, 1954
1947-1It's A Blue World
1949When The Saints Go Marching In
1951-1Midnight Sun
** reissue of Clef MGC 744.

MGV 8118   Presenting The Art Tatum Trio

Art Tatum (piano) Red Callender (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 27, 1956
2667-1Blue Lou
2668-1If
2669-1Some Other Spring
2670-1More Than You Know
2671-1Just One Of Those Things
2672-1I'll Never Be The Same
2673-2Love For Sale
2674-2I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plans
2675-2Isn't It Romantic
2676-2 | 62VK467Trio Blues
** originally intended as Clef MGC 746.
** also issued on Pablo 2310-735 entitled "Art Tatum-Red Callender-Jo Jones". Pablo PACD 2405-429-2 entitled "The Tatum Group Masterpieces, Vol. 6".

MGV 8119   Various Artists - Jazz From St. Germain Des Pres

Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Art Simmons (piano) Jean-Jacques Tilche (guitar) Roger Grasset (bass) Claude Marty (drums)
Paris, France, July 4, 1950
9228Talk Of The Town
9230A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody
Bernard Peiffer (piano)
Paris, France, March 12, 1952
14737Caravan
14738Jalousie
Bernard Peiffer (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Jean-Louis Viale (drums)
Paris, France, March 31, 1952
15020Hit That Jive Jack
Bernard Peiffer (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Bill Clark (drums)
Paris, France, April 4, 1952
15171Sometimes I'm Happy
Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Art Simmons (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Bill Clark (drums)
Paris, France, April 10, 1952
14992Somebody Loves Me
14993I Cover The Waterfront
14995Old Folks
14996Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
14997Riviera Blues
15000Laura
Bernard Peiffer (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Jean-Louis Viale (drums)
Paris, France, May 23, 1952
17390On The Champs-Elysees
17391Jingle Bells
17394Almost Like Being In Love
** originally intended as Clef MGC 748.

MGV 8120   no information

MGV 8121   Ralph Burns Among The JATP's

Al DeRisi, Roy Eldridge, Bernie Glow, Lou Oles, Al Porcino (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet) Sam Marowitz, Hal McKusick (alto saxophone) Al Cohn, Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Bellson (drums) Ralph Burns (arranger)
NYC, February 4, 1955
2254-3Perpetual Motion
2255-1Spring In Naples
2256-5Music For A Stripteaser
2257-3Sprang
2258-2Pimlico
2259-2Early Awedom
2260-5Chuck-A-Luck
2261-2Texco
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1028.

MGV 8122   Interpretations By The Stan Getz Quintet #3

Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) John Williams (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Frank Isola (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 30, 1953
1242-3It Don't Mean A Thing
1244-1The Varsity Drag
Bill Anthony (bass) replaces Kotick
Los Angeles, CA, November 9, 1954
2036-1Give Me The Simple Life
2037-1Oh, Jane Suavely
2040-1I'll Remember April
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1029.

MGV 8123   A Recital By Tal Farlow

Bob Enevoldsen (trombone) Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Bob Gordon (baritone saxophone) Tal Farlow (guitar) Monty Budwig (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, May 3, 1955
2322-1On The Alamo
2323-3Will You Still Be Mine
2324-5Walkin'
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, May 4, 1955
2325-4Moonlight Becomes You
2326-1(You Came Along From) Out Of Nowhere
2327-3Lorinesque
2328-9Bye Bye Baby
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1030.

MGV 8124   Various Artists - Swing Guitars

Barney Kessel, Jim Wyble (guitar) Morty Corb (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 23, 1952
810-5Heat Wave
811-2East Of The Sun
812-8All The Things You Are
813-8Crazy Rhythm
Carl Perkins (piano) Oscar Moore (guitar) Joe Comfort (bass) George Jenkins (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1955
2314-6Sonny Boy
2315-10Beautiful Moons Ago
2316-3A Foggy Day
2317-1Oscar's Blues
Claude Williamson (piano) Tal Farlow (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, April 25, 1955
2318-2Lullaby Of The Leaves
2319-1Stompin' At The Savoy
2320-4This Is Always
2321-7Tea For Two
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1033.

MGV 8125   Various Artists - Tenor Saxes

Bennie Green, J.J. Johnson (trombone) Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Al Haig (piano) John Collins (guitar) Nelson Boyd (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, August 29, 1949
278-5Platinum Love
279-6 | 63VK638There's A Small Hotel
Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Carl Perkins (piano) Oscar Moore (guitar) Red Callender (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 18, 1951
499-5Pastel
500-2All Of Me
Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, December 14, 1952
974-5Take The "A" Train
975-1I Didn't Know What Time It Was
Harry Edison (trumpet) Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 8, 1953
1364-3Tenderly
Jesse Drakes (trumpet) Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Gildo Mahones (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, December 11, 1953
1396-1This Can't Be Love
1401-1I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Bob Whitlock (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 23, 1954
1495-1With The Wind And The Rain In Your Hair
1496-6I Hadn't Anyone Till You
Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Billy Strayhorn (piano, arranger) George Duvivier (bass) Louis Bellson (drums) Ralph Burns (director)
NYC, May 28, 1954
1725-1Almost Like Being In Love
Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) Lenny Hambro (alto,baritone saxophone) Charlie Ventura (tenor,baritone saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone, flute) Dave McKenna (piano) Perry Lopez (guitar) Bob Carter (bass) Sonny Igoe (drums) Mary Ann McCall (vocals)
NYC, August 16, 1954
1880-2Swingin' On A Star
1881-1Charlie's Venture
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1034.

MGV 8126   Various Artists - Alto Saxes

Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Dodo Marmarosa (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Callender (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, circa November, 1947
1516 | 234 | 1898Not So Bop Blues
1517 | 235 | 1899Tea For Two
Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Carlos Vidal (bongos)
NYC, February-March, 1949
2542 | 292-3Cardboard
Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, March, 1950
371-4Star Eyes
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Sonny Greer (drums)
NYC, March 3, 1951
516-5Sophisticated Lady
Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Luis Miranda (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos)
NYC, March 12, 1951
543-3Fiesta
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Joe Marshall (drums)
NYC, January 13, 1952
657-7A Pound Of Blues
Harold "Shorty" Baker (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Harry Carney (baritone saxophone) Call Cobbs (piano) John Williams (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, August 5, 1954
1864-3Warm Valley
Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Bobby White (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 12, 1954
2044-1A Foggy Day
2046-2You Took Advantage Of Me
2047-1Poinciana
2048-4Prisoner Of Love
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1035.

MGV 8127   Various Artists - Piano Interpretations

Bud Powell (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, July 1, 1950
435-6Hallelujah!
436-5Tea For Two
Oscar Peterson (piano, vocals) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 26, 1952
705-1Body And Soul
Teddy Wilson (piano) John Simmons (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, December 16, 1952
987-4Tea For Two
988-3Lady Be Good
Teddy Wilson (piano) Aaron Bell (bass) Denzil Best (drums)
NYC, April 13, 1953
1202-5Everything Happens To Me
Art Tatum (piano)
Los Angeles, CA, December 28, 1953
1411-1Can't We Be Friends
1418-2The Man I Love
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, December 29, 1953
1460-1Stompin' At The Savoy
Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 27, 1954
2014-1The Second Astaire Blues
omit Bellson
Los Angeles, CA, November 16, 1954
2091-3I Cover The Waterfront
Bud Powell (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, April 25, 1955
2337-1Willow Weep For Me
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1036.

MGV 8128   Lionel Hampton/Stan Getz - Hamp And Getz

Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Lou Levy (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, August 1, 1955
2368-6Cherokee
2369-1Louise
2370-1Ballad Medley
2371-1Jumpin' At The Woodside
2373-1Gladys
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1037.

MGV 8129   Buddy Rich/Harry Edison - Buddy And Sweets

Harry Edison (trumpet) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 1, 1955
2478-2Nice Work If You Can Get It
2480-1You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me
2481-2Now's The Time
2482-3The Yellow Rose Of Brooklyn
2483-2All Sweets
2484-4Easy Does It
2485-2Barney's Bugle
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1038.

MGV 8130   Ben Webster With Strings - Music With Feeling

Tony Scott (clarinet) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Mac Ceppos, Richard Dickler, Milt Lomask, David Novales, Misha Edward Russell, Rudolph Sims (strings) Billy Strayhorn (piano, arranger) George Duvivier (bass) Louis Bellson (drums) Ralph Burns (director)
NYC, May 28, 1954
1724-2Chelsea Bridge
Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Teddy Wilson (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Louis Bellson (drums) unidentified strings, Ralph Burns (arranger, conductor)
NYC, December 15, 1954
2136-5Willow Weep For Me
Al Epstein equal Al Young (flute, alto saxophone) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Chet Amsterdam (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) unidentified strings, Ralph Burns (arranger, conductor)
NYC, September 9, 1955
2506-2There Is No Greater Love
2507-2Teach Me Tonight
2508-1What Am I Here For
2509-3Until Tonight
2510-10My Greatest Mistake
2511-2Blue Moon
2512-4Early Autumn
2513-1We'll Be Together Again
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1039 entitled "Ben Webster Plays Music With Feeling".

MGV 8131   The Modern Jazz Society Presents A Concert Of Contemporary Music

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Gunther Schuller (French horn) Jim Poole (flute) Manny Ziegler (bassoon) Tony Scott (clarinet -1,2) Aaron Sachs (clarinet -3/5) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone -1,2) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone -3/5) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
NYC, March 14, 1955
1. 5000-6The Queen's Fancy
2. 5001-4Midsommer
3. 5002Sun Dance
4. 5003Django
5. 5004Little David's Fugue
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1040 entitled "The Modern Jazz Society".

MGV 8132   Charlie Ventura's Carnegie Hall Concert

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Charlie Ventura (tenor saxophone) Marjorie Hyams (vibraphone -4) Ralph Burns (piano -1/3) Mary Lou Williams (piano -4) Bill DeArango (guitar) Curly Russell (bass) Dave Tough (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, April 5, 1947
1.Ghost Of A Chance
2.Characteristically B.H.
3.Ralph Burns
4.Just You, Just Me
Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Hank Jones (piano) Sidney Catlett (drums)
Summertime
Sid Flips His Lid
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1041.

MGV 8133   Stan Getz Plays

Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Bill Crow (bass) Frank Isola (drums)
NYC, December 12, 1952
956-3Stella By Starlight
957-3Time On My Hands
958-9'Tis Autumn
959-1The Way You Look Tonight
960-3Lover Come Back To Me
961-2Body And Soul
962-6Stars Fell On Alabama
963-6You Turned The Tables On Me
same personnel
NYC, December 29, 1952
1110-7Thanks For The Memory
1111-3How Deep Is The Ocean
1112-6Hymn Of The Orient
1113-1These Foolish Things
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1042.

MGV 8134   Lester Young/Harry Edison - Pres And Sweets

Harry Edison (trumpet) Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, November 1, 1955
2532-1Mean To Me
2533-2That's All
2534-1Red Boy Blues
2535-1Pennies From Heaven
2536She's Funny That Way
2537-1One O'Clock Jump
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1043.

MGV 8135   Benny Carter - New Jazz Sounds

Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Don Abney (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, June 23, 1954
1783-5This Can't Be Love
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet -4,5) Bill Harris (trombone -1,3,4) Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, September 14, 1954
1. 1956-2That Old Black Magic
2. 1957-3Angel Eyes
3. 1958-8The Song Is You
4. 1959-1Marriage Blues
5. 1960-1Just One Of Those Things
Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Bobby White (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 12, 1954
2049-2Frenesi
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1044.

MGV 8136   Johnny Hodges - Creamy

Clark Terry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Harry Carney (baritone saxophone) Billy Strayhorn (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Sonny Greer (drums)
NYC, September 8, 1955
2500-4Honey Bunny
2501-2Passion (A Flower Is A Lonesome Thing)
2502-2Pretty Little Girl
2503-1No Use Kickin'
2504-2Ballad Medley
2505-1Scufflin'
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1045.

MGV 8137   Louis Bellson - Skin Deep

Harry Edison, Maynard Ferguson, Conrad Gozzo, Ray Linn (trumpet) Hoyt Bohannon, Herb Harper, Tommy Pederson (trombone) Benny Carter, Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Wardell Gray, Bumps Myers (tenor saxophone) Bob Lawson (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July, 1953
1250-3Caxton Hall Swing
1251-1For Europeans Only
1252-4Phalanges
1253-3Skin Deep
Don Elliott (trumpet, mellophone, vibraphone, bongos) Ralph Martin (piano) Joe Puma (guitar) Bob Peterson (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
NYC, February, 1954
1513-4Fascinatin' Rhythm
1514-1Copasetic
1515-1Percussionistically Speaking
1516-2All God's Chillun Got Rhythm
1517-2Loris
1518-2A Pearl For Louie
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1046.

MGV 8138   The Tal Farlow Album

Tal Farlow, Barry Galbraith (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Joe Morello (drums)
NYC, June 2, 1954
1730-3If There Is Someone Lovelier Than You
1731-4With The Wind And The Rain In Your Hair
1732-3My Old Flame
1733-9Gibson Boy
1734-5You And The Night And The Music
1735-13Love Nest
1736-2Blues In The Closet
1737-9Everything I've Got
Claude Williamson (piano) Tal Farlow (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, April 25, 1955
2318-2Lullaby Of The Leaves
2319-1Stompin' At The Savoy
2320-4This Is Always
2321-7Tea For Two
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1047.

MGV 8139   Johnny Hodges - Castle Rock

Nelson Williams (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Sonny Greer (drums)
NYC, January 15, 1951
477-2You Blew Out The Flame In My Heart (Rabbit's Blues)
478-3Something To Pad Your Foot To
479-1Blue Fantasia
480-2My Reward
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lloyd Trotman (bass) replaces Williams, McKibbon
NYC, February 28, 1951
512-3 | 62VK241Jeep's Blues
514-1The Jeep Is Jumping
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano -1,3) Billy Strayhorn (piano -2) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Sonny Greer (drums)
NYC, March 3, 1951
1. 515-3 | 62VK240Castle Rock
2. 517-3Globetrotter
3. 518-2A Gentle Breeze
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Joe Marshall (drums)
NYC, January 13, 1952
656-3Sideways
657-7A Pound Of Blues
658-3Wham!
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1048.

MGV 8140   Anita O'Day - The Lady Is A Tramp (not released)

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Budd Johnson (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Ralph Burns (piano, arranger) Al McKibbon (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Anita O'Day (vocals)
NYC, January 22, 1952
671-2Lover Come Back To Me
672-3Lullaby Of The Leaves
673-1Rock And Roll Blues
674-2Love For Sale
Roy Kral (piano) Earl Backus (guitar) Johnny Frigo (bass) Red Lionberg (drums) Jimmy Wilson (bongos) Anita O'Day (vocals)
Chicago, IL, July, 1952
814-4No Soap, No Hope Blues
815-3Speak Low
816-5The Lady Is A Tramp
817-2Strawberry Moon
Andy Secrest (trumpet) Anita O'Day (vocals) unidentified orchestra, including strings, Larry Russell (director)
Chicago, IL, December, 1952
1096-5Pagan Love Song
1097-6Ain't This A Wonderful Day
1098-2Somebody's Cryin'
1099-2Vaya Con Dios
** transfered to Norgran MGN 1049.

MGV 8141   Dizzy Gillespie/Stan Getz - Diz And Getz

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, December 9, 1953
1367-4Girl Of My Dreams
1368-7 | 63VK624It Don't Mean A Thing
1369-1It's The Talk Of The Town
1370-1Siboney, Part 1
1371-2Siboney, Part 2
1372-3 | 63VK622Exactly Like You
1373-3I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
1374-1Impromptu
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, May 25, 1954
1718-1One Alone
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1050.

MGV 8142   The Swinging Buddy Rich

Harry Edison (trumpet) Milt Bernhardt (trombone) Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Georgie Auld (tenor saxophone) Bob Lawson (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) John Simmons (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 21, 1953
1266-2Let's Fall In Love
1267-3Me And My Jaguar
1268-7Just Blues
Harry Edison (trumpet) Milt Bernhardt (trombone) Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Tom Brown (tenor saxophone) Bob Poland (baritone saxophone) Gerald Wiggins (piano) Joe Comfort (bass) Buddy Rich (drums, vocals) Jack Costanzo (bongos)
Los Angeles, CA, August 27, 1954
1904-4Sweets' Opus No. 1
1906-6Strike It Rich
1907-3Sportin' Life (Sweetie Pie)
Harry Edison (trumpet) Sonny Criss (alto saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) John Simmons (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 26, 1955
2454-1Sonny And Sweets
2455-1The Two Mothers
Barney Kessel (guitar) replaces Criss
Los Angeles, CA, September 1, 1955
2479-1Willow Weep For Me
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1052 entitled "The Swingin' Buddy Rich".

MGV 8143   An Evening With Mary Ann McCall And Charlie Ventura

Charlie Ventura (tenor,alto,baritone,bass saxophone) Dave McKenna (piano) Bob Carter (bass) Sonny Igoe (drums) Mary Ann McCall (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, June 7, 1954
1751-5Careless Love
1752-3Please Be Kind
1753-2Detour Ahead
Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) Lenny Hambro (alto,baritone saxophone) Charlie Ventura (tenor,baritone saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone, flute) Dave McKenna (piano) Perry Lopez (guitar) Bob Carter (bass) Sonny Igoe (drums) Mary Ann McCall (vocals)
NYC, August 16, 1954
1880-2Swingin' On A Star
1881-1Charlie's Venture
1882-2The Breeze And I
1883-5Soft Touch
1884-3We'll Be Together Again
1885-3There'll Be Some Changes Made
1886-4It Don't Mean A Thing
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1053.

MGV 8144   Lester Young - The Pres-Ident Plays With The Oscar Peterson Trio

Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, August 4, 1952
883-2Ad Lib Blues
884-1Just You, Just Me
885-1Tea For Two
886-1Indiana
888-2I Can't Get Started
891-1On The Sunny Side Of The Street
892-3Almost Like Being In Love
894-1There'll Never Be Another You
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1054.

MGV 8145   Johnny Hodges - Ellingtonia '56

Ray Nance (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Harry Carney (baritone saxophone) Billy Strayhorn (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Sam Woodyard (drums)
NYC, January 11, 1956
2638-5Hi 'Ya
2640-4Snibor
2641-1Texas Blues
Cat Anderson, Willie Cook, Ray Nance, Clark Terry (trumpet) Quentin Jackson, John Sanders, Britt Woodman (trombone) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone) Johnny Hodges, Russell Procope (alto saxophone) Paul Gonsalves (tenor saxophone) Harry Carney (baritone saxophone) Billy Strayhorn (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Sam Woodyard (drums)
NYC, January 12, 1956
2642-3The Happy One
2643-3Night Walk
2644-3You Got It Coming
2645-6Duke's Jam
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1055.

MGV 8146   Various Artists - The Jazz Giants '56

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Teddy Wilson (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, January 12, 1956
2646-2I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plans
2647-2I Didn't Know What Time It Was
2648-4Gigantic Blues
2649-2This Year's Kisses
2650-2You Can Depend On Me
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1056.

MGV 8147   An Evening With Anita O'Day (not released)

Arnold Ross (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Monty Budwig (bass) Jackie Mills (drums) Anita O'Day (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, April 15, 1954
1570-3The Gypsy In My Soul
1571-10Just One Of Those Things
1572-3The Man I Love
1573-1Frankie And Johnny
Bud Lavine (piano) Monty Budwig (bass) John Poole (drums) Anita O'Day (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, June 28, 1954
1850-3Anita's Blues
1851-5I Cover The Waterfront
1852-3I Didn't Know What Time It Was
1853-3Let's Fall In Love
Jimmy Rowles (piano) Tal Farlow (guitar) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) Anita O'Day (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, August 11, 1955
2419-1You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me
2420-7From This Moment On
2421-1You Don't Know What Love Is
2422-2Medley
** transfered to Norgran MGN 1057.

MGV 8148   Benny Carter - Alone Together

Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) unidentified horns and strings, Joe Glover (arranger, conductor)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September 18, 1952
871-7Isn't It Romantic
872-4Some Other Spring
873-1These Things You Left Me
omit unidentified horns and strings, Glover
874-5Gone With The Wind
875-2I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
876-9Long Ago And Far Away
877-3I've Got The World On A String
add unidentified horns and strings, Joe Glover (arranger, conductor)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September 19, 1952
878-5'Round Midnight
879-3Alone Together
880-4Bewitched
881-6Cocktails For Two
882-7Key Largo
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1058.

MGV 8149   Johnny Hodges - In A Tender Mood

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Joe Marshall (drums)
NYC, January 13, 1952
658-3Wham!
659-2Who's Excited
same personnel
NYC, January 17, 1952
660-2Sweeping The Blues Away
662-1Standing Room Only
663-4Below The Azores
Barney Richmond (bass) replaces Trotman
San Francisco, CA, March 25, 1952
760-4Tenderly
761-5Sweet Georgia Brown
762-3Duke's Blues, Part 1&2
763-6Tea For Two
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett or Teddy Brannon (piano) Red Callender (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
San Francisco, CA, July 17, 1952
799-1What's I'm Gotchere
801-8Nothin' Yet
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1059.

MGV 8150   Johnny Hodges - Used To Be Duke

Harold "Shorty" Baker (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) John Coltrane (tenor saxophone -2) Call Cobbs (piano) John Williams (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, July 2, 1954
1. 1861-1On The Sunny Side Of The Street
2. 1862-1Sweet As Bear Meat
Harold "Shorty" Baker (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) John Coltrane (tenor saxophone -1,3) Harry Carney (baritone saxophone -2,4,5) Call Cobbs (piano -1/3,5) Richard Powell (piano -4) John Williams (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, August 5, 1954
1. 1863-1Madame Butterfly
2. 1864-3Warm Valley
3. 1865-4Used To Be Duke
4. 1866-1Ballad Medley
5. -All Of Me
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1060.

MGV 8151   Johnny Hodges - The Blues

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Red Callender (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 1952
806-6Rosanne
808-5Hodge Podge
809-1Jappa
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Ben Webster, Rudy Williams (tenor saxophone) Ted Brannon (piano) Barney Richmond (bass) Al Walker (drums)
NYC, December 11, 1952
952-1Through For The Night
954-7The Sheik Of Araby
955-7Latino
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Arthur Clarke (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, September 17, 1953
1316-4Easy Going Home
1317-1Indiana
1318-4Johnny's Blues, Part 1&2
Harold "Shorty" Baker (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Call Cobbs (piano) John Williams (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, July 2, 1954
1860-1Burgundy Walk
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1061.

MGV 8152   The Bill Harris Herd

Eddie Bert, Bill Harris, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Jack Greenberg, Sam Marowitz, Pete Mondello, Murray Williams (saxophones) Ralph Burns (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) Don Lamond (drums)
NYC, January 15, 1952
648-2You're Blase
649-1Bill Not Phil
650-3D'Anjou
651-4Imagination
Chuck Frankenhouser, Bernie Glow, Neal Hefti, Al Porcino, Nick Travis (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Vernon Friley, Bill Harris (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) George Berg, Sam Marowitz, Hal McKusick, Pete Mondello, Murray Williams (saxophones) Ralph Burns (piano) Sam Herman (guitar) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Tiny Kahn (drums)
NYC, March 19, 1952
733-6Blackstrap
734-1Gloomy Sunday
735-4Bijou
736-2Poogerini
Bill Harris (trombone) Charlie Mariano (alto,baritone saxophone) Harry Johnson (tenor saxophone) Sonny Truitt (piano, trombone) Chubby Jackson (bass) Morey Feld (drums)
NYC, December 14, 1952
1085-6C Jam Blues
1086-2Jive At Five
1087-1Tutti Frutti
1088-3Sue Loves Mabel
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1062.

MGV 8153   Bud Powell - Jazz Giant

Bud Powell (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January-February, 1949
2174-5 | 242-5Tempus Fugit
2175-3 | 243-3Celia
Bud Powell (piano) Ray Brown (bass -2,3) Max Roach (drums -2,3)
NYC, February-May, 1949
1. 2406-1 | 245-1I'll Keep Loving You
2. 2407-4 | 246-4Strictly Confidential
3. 2408-3 | 247-3All God's Chillun Got Rhythm
Bud Powell (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, circa February, 1949
2199-1 | 244-1 | 62VK234Cherokee
Bud Powell (piano) Curly Russell (bass -1/4,6,7) Max Roach (drums -1/4,6,7)
NYC, February, 1950
1. 341-2So Sorry Please
2. 342-2Get Happy
3. 343-1Sometimes I'm Happy
4. 344-2Sweet Georgia Brown
5. 345-1Yesterdays
6. 346-1April In Paris
7. 347-1Body And Soul
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1063.

MGV 8154   Bud Powell's Moods

Bud Powell (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, June 2, 1954
1726-2Moonlight In Vermont
1727-1Spring Is Here
1728-1Buttercup
1729-3Fantasy In Blue
same personnel
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, June 4, 1954
1760-1 | 62VK235It Never Entered My Mind
1761-3A Foggy Day
1762-1Time Was
1763-1My Funny Valentine
Bud Powell (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, January 12, 1955
2159-2I Get A Kick Out Of You
2160-1The Best (The Best Thing For You)
2161-1You Go To My Head
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1064.

MGV 8155   Sonny Criss/Tommy Turk/The Six - An Evening Of Jazz

Sonny Criss (alto saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Iggy Shevack (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 22, 1949
272-6Colidad
273-4Tornade
274-1The First One
275-3Blues For The Boppers
Leonard Hawkins (trumpet) Frank Rosolino, Tommy Turk (trombone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Mickey Crane (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, December 1, 1949
315-4Two By Four
316-3Bye Bye Blues
317-2Encore
318-2The Beat
Johnny Glasel (trumpet) Porky Cohen (trombone) Bob Wilber (clarinet) Tommy Goodman (piano) Bob Peterson (bass) Eddie Phyfe (drums)
NYC, April, 1954
Take Six
Porky's Blues (In A Blue Funk)
St. James Infirmary
A Foggy Day
Little Girl Blue
Riverboat Shuffle
Music To Sin By
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1065.

MGV 8156   Kenny Drew And His Progressive Piano

Kenny Drew (piano) Gene Wright (bass -1/3,5,6) Charles "Specs" Wright (drums -1/3,5,6)
NYC, 1953
1. 1269-3Bluesville
2. 1270-1Angie
3. 1271-3I'll Remember April
4. 1272-1I Can Make You Love Me
5. 1273-1My Beautiful Lady
6. 1274-1Many Miles Away
Kenny Drew (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 2, 1954
1924-1Four Or Five
1925-1Polka Dots And Moonbeams
1926-1Low Flame
1927-252nd Street Theme
1928-1Chartreuse
1929-1Kenny's Blues
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1002 entitled "Progressive Piano".

MGV 8157   Jack Costanzo/Andre's All Stars - Afro-Cubano

Alejandro Vivar (trumpet) Gus Maas (tenor saxophone) Bebo Valdes (piano) Kiki Hernandez (bass) Bill Barritto (drums) Rolando Alfonso (congas)
Miami, FL, 1952
Blues For Andre
Con Poco Loco
Desconfianza
Taboo
Duerme
Rolf Ericson (trumpet -2,3) John Anderson (trumpet -4/6) Herbie Steward (alto saxophone -2/6) Bill Holman (tenor saxophone -2,3) Tom Brown (tenor saxophone -4/6) Gerald Wiggins (piano -2/6) Joe Comfort (bass -2,3) Jack Coughman (bass -4/6) Lawrence Marable (drums -2,3) Albert Bartee (drums -4,5) Jackie Mills (drums -6) Jack Costanzo (bongos)
Los Angeles, CA, December 17, 1954
1. 2142Mambo Costanzo
2. 2144Bottlabud
3. 2145Satin Doll
4. 2146Yukon Mambo
5. 2147Maggie
6. 2148The G And J Blues
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1067.

MGV 8158   Buddy DeFranco - Jazz Tones

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Kenny Drew (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, April 20, 1953
1219-4When Your Lover Has Gone
1220-3The Things We Did Last Summer
Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Sonny Clark (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Bobby White (drums)
NYC, April 7, 1954
1535-1Jack The Fieldstalker
1538-1If I Should Lose You
1539-1Lover Man
1540-2Tenderly
1541-2Deep Purple
1543-1Yesterdays
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1068.

MGV 8159   Buddy DeFranco - Mr. Clarinet

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Kenny Drew (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, April 15, 1953
1208-9Ferdinando
1209-3It Could Happen To You
1210-5Autumn In New York
1211-8Bass On Balls
1212-4 | 63VK737Left Field
1213-3Show Eyes
same personnel
NYC, April 20, 1953
1218-6But Not For Me
1221-1Buddy's Blues
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1026 entitled "Buddy DeFranco Quartet".

MGV 8160   Benny Carter - Cosmopolite

Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, December 4, 1952
938-2Street Scene
939-2Imagination
940-12Pick Yourself Up
941-3I Get A Kick Out Of You
Joseph Eger, John Graas, Gale Robinson (horn) Benny Carter (alto saxophone, arranger) Benjamin Barrett (concertmaster) Sam Cytron, John DeVoogdt, Henry Hill, George Kast, Jack Shulman, Cyril Towbin (violin) Lou Kievman, Abraham Weiss (viola) Armand Kaproff, Ray Kramer (cello) Gerald Wiggins (piano) Jack Marshall (guitar) Red Callender (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Joe Glover (arranger, conductor)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, December 31, 1953
1482-5I'll Be Around
1483-1Beautiful Love
1484-2Blue Star
1485-4Flamingo
Hoyt Bohannon, Joe Howard, Pullman Pederson (trombone) Juan Tizol (valve trombone) Benny Carter (alto saxophone, arranger) Benjamin Barrett (concertmaster) Sam Albert, Sam Cytron, Henry Hill, Anatol Kaminsky, George Kast, Jack Shulman (violin) Joe DiFiore, Lou Kievman (viola) Armand Kaproff, Ray Kramer (cello) Gerald Wiggins (piano) Jack Marshall (guitar) Red Callender (bass) Jackie Mills (drums) Joe Glover (arranger, conductor)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, January 4, 1954
1490-2With A Song In My Heart
1491-3Can't We Be Friends
1492-5Symphony
1493-3I'm Sorry
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1070.

MGV 8161   Lester Young - Lester's Here

Lester Young (tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, March 8, 1951
529-3A Foggy Day
530-1In A Little Spanish Town
531-1Let's Fall In Love
532-2Down 'N Adam
Jesse Drakes (trumpet) Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Gildo Mahones (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, December 11, 1953
1395-2Willow Weep For Me
1396-1This Can't Be Love
1397-1Can't We Be Friends
1398-3Tenderly
1399-2New D.B. Blues
1400-2Jumpin' At The Woodside
1401-1I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
1402-1Oh, Lady Be Good
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1071.

MGV 8162   Lester Young - Pres

Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, March, 1950
366-2Too Marvelous For Words
367-1'Deed I Do
368-4Encore
369-2Polka Dots And Moonbeams
370-2 | 62VK227Up 'N' Adam
Lester Young (tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Joe Shulman (bass) Bill Clark (drums)
NYC, July, 1950
430-1Three Little Words
433-4Neenah
434-2Jeepers, Creepers
Lester Young (tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, January 16, 1951
483-2Thou Swell
485-1Undercover Girl Blues
486-3Frenesi
488-2Little Pee Blues
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1072.

MGV 8163   Charlie Ventura - In A Jazz Mood

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Charlie Ventura (tenor,baritone,bass saxophone) Jimmy Wisner (piano) Ace Tesone (bass) Louis "Chick" Kenny (drums)
NYC, March 7, 1951
523-6Avalon
524-1I'm Confessin'
525-9Bugle Call Rag
526-5Rose Room
527-6That Old Feeling
Charlie Ventura (tenor,baritone,bass saxophone) Ralph Burns (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) Louis "Chick" Kenny (drums) Betty Bennett, The Blentones (vocals)
NYC, August 6, 1951
588-5There's No You
589-5Perdido
590-4I Can't Get You Out Of My Mind
591-4Lover
592-6Yesterdays
Charlie Ventura (alto,tenor,baritone saxophone) Gene Kutch (piano) Ace Tesone (bass) Chick Kenny (drums)
NYC, December 22, 1952
1106-4Ain't Misbehavin'
1109-1Limehouse Blues
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1073.

MGV 8164   The Lester Young - Buddy Rich Trio

Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Nat King Cole (piano) Buddy Rich (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, March-April, 1946
348-1Back To The Land (edited version)
349-2I Cover The Waterfront
350-2Somebody Loves Me
351-1I've Found A New Baby
352-1The Man I Love
353-1Peg O' My Heart
354-1 | 62VK226I Want To Be Happy
355-1 | 62VK471Mean To Me
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1074.

MGV 8165   Charlie Ventura - Blue Saxophone

Charlie Ventura (tenor saxophone) Marty Napoleon (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, August 8, 1951
597-11After You've Gone
598-1Love Is Just Around The Corner
599-3Old Man River
600-6O.H. Blues
Charlie Ventura (alto,tenor,baritone saxophone) Gene Kutch (piano) Ace Tesone (bass) Chick Kenny (drums)
NYC, December 22, 1952
1104-9Jersey Bounce
1105-3Deep Purple
1107-2Blue Prelude
1108-3Girl Of My Dreams
Charlie Ventura (alto,tenor,baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Bob Carter (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, January 5, 1953
1114-6Blues For Two
1115-3Somebody Loves Me
1116-10Crazy Rhythm
1117-1All The Things You Are
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1075.

MGV 8166   The Modern Jazz Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto,tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Clifton "Skeeter" Best (guitar) Percy Heath (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, January 12, 1956
2652-6Tour De Force
2653-1Dizzy Meets Sonny
2654-1Ballad Medley
2655-1Blues For The Bird
2656-1Mean To Me
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1076.

MGV 8167   Piano Interpretations By Bud Powell

Bud Powell (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, April 25, 1955
2332-2Conception
2334-3Heart And Soul
2335-2Willow Grove (Willow Groove)
2336-1Crazy Rhythm
2337-1Willow Weep For Me
same personnel
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, April 27, 1955
2333-1Bean And The Boys
2338-4East Of The Sun
2339-4Lady Bird
2340-1Stairway To The Stars
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1077.

MGV 8168   The Wailing Buddy Rich

Thad Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Ben Webster, Frank Wess (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, May 16, 1955
2344-1Sunday
2345-1The Monster
Harry Edison (trumpet) Sonny Criss (alto saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) John Simmons (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 26, 1955
2456-1A Smooth One
2457-3Broadway
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1078.

MGV 8169   Buddy DeFranco - In A Mellow Mood

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Sonny Clark (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Bobby White (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 10, 1954
1874-1The Bright One
1875-1Sonny's Idea
1876-1Laura
1877-1Everything Happens To Me
1878-1I'll Remember April
1879-1Willow Weep For Me
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, September 1, 1954
1920-1Minor Incident
1921-2A Foggy Day
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1079.

MGV 8170   Lionel Hampton And His Giants

Harry Edison (trumpet) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone, vocals) Art Tatum (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Callender (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 7, 1955
2489-2Plaid
2490-2Somebody Loves Me
2491-5Deep Purple
2493-1September Song
2494-1Verve Blues
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1080 entitled "Lionel Hampton's Jazz Giants".

MGV 8171   Herb Ellis - Ellis In Wonderland

Harry Edison (trumpet) Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet, tenor,baritone saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 28, 1955
2577-1Sweetheart Blues
2578-2Somebody Loves Me
2579-4It Can Happen To You
2580-2Pogo
Harry Edison (trumpet) Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet, tenor,baritone saxophone) Charlie Mariano (alto saxophone -1,2) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 3, 1956
1. 2608Detour Ahead
2. 2610Ellis In Wonderland
3. 2611Have You Met Miss Jones
4. 2612-6A Simple Tune (Beyond The Moon)
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1081.

MGV 8172   Billy Bauer Plectrist

Andrew Ackers (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, January 23, 1956
2714-3It's A Blue World
2715-4Maybe It's Because I Love You Too Much
2716-1Lincoln Tunnel
2717-2Night Cruise
same personnel
NYC, March 12, 1956
2722-8Too Marvelous For Words
2723-6Lady Estelle's Dream
2724-2You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
2725-1When It's Sleepy Time Down South
2726-3The Way You Look Tonight
2727-1Lullaby Of The Leaves
2728-7Blue Mist
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1082.

MGV 8173   Dizzy Gillespie - Jazz Recital

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, May 25, 1954
1716-3Sugar Hips
1717-2Hey Pete
1719-1Money Honey
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone -1/3) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, June 8, 1954
1. 1756-5Blue Mood
2. 1757-2Rails
3. 1758-6Devil And The Flesh (Devil And The Fish)
4. 1759-2Rhumbola
Dizzy Gillespie, Taft Jordan, Ermit V. Perry, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Matthew Gee, Jimmy Wilkins (trombone) Gigi Gryce, Hilton Jefferson (alto saxophone) Budd Johnson, Ernie Wilkins (tenor saxophone) Sahib Shihab (baritone saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Herb Lance (vocals)
NYC, September 12, 1955
2514-1Seems Like You Just Don't Care
Harry Edison, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Melba Liston (trombone) Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Curtis Amy, Ed Beel (tenor saxophone) Clyde Dunn (baritone saxophone) Carl Perkins (piano) George Bledsoe (bass) Al Bartee (drums) Toni Harper (vocals)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, November 8, 1955
2551-7Taking A Chance On Love
2552-3Play Me The Blues
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1083 entitled "Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra".

MGV 8174   Dizzy Gillespie - World Statesman

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 saxophone) Billy Mitchell, Ernie Wilkins (tenor saxophone) Marty Flax (baritone saxophone) Walter Davis Jr. (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, May 18 & 19, 1956
2831-2Dizzy's Business
2833-1 | 63VK623Jessica's Day
2834-1Tour De Force
2835-1I Can't Get Started
2836-3Stella By Starlight
2837-1 | 62VK237Doodlin'
2838-1Night In Tunisia
same personnel
NYC, June 6, 1956
2839-1 | 63VK621The Champ
2843-1My Reverie
2844-1Dizzy's Blues
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1084.

MGV 8175   The Buddy DeFranco Wailers

Harry Edison (trumpet) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Bob Stone (bass) Bobby White (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, May 21, 1956
2790-2Cheek To Cheek
2791-4A Fine Romance
2792-5Perfidia
2793-6How Long Has This Been Going On
2794-5I Won't Dance
2795-2Angel Eyes
2796-1Moonlight On The Ganges
2797-5Let's Call The Whole Thing Off
2798-2Sweets Blues
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1085.

MGV 8176   Buddy Rich - This One's For Basie

Pete Candoli, Harry Edison, Conrad Gozzo (trumpet) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone, tenor saxophone) Buddy Collette (flute, baritone saxophone) Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Bill Pitman (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 18, 1956
2933-1Shorty George
2934-3Jump For Me
2935-5Blues For Basie
2936-69:20 Special
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1956
2937-3Blue And Sentimental
2938-4Down For Double
2939-2Ain't It The Truth
2940-4Jumpin' At The Woodside
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1086.

MGV 8177   More West Coast Jazz With Stan Getz

Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) John Williams (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Frank Isola (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 30, 1953
1245-2Crazy Rhythm
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1953
1265-3Willow Weep For Me
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, August 22, 1953
1276-1I Don't Know What Time It Was
1277-1Tangerine
1278-2The Nearness Of You
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1088.

MGV 8178   Dizzy Gillespie - Diz Big Band

Dizzy Gillespie, Quincy Jones, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Leon Comegys, J.J. Johnson, George Mathews (trombone) George Dorsey, Hilton Jefferson (alto saxophone) Hank Mobley, Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Buster Harding (arranger)
NYC, September 15, 1954
1980-3Cool Eyes
1981-1Confusion
1982-4Pile Driver
1983-2Hob Nail Special
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) John Barrows, Jim Buffington, Jim Chambers, Fred Klein (French horn) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) George Berg, Jack Greenberg, Tom Parshley (woodwinds) Wynton Kelly (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Jimmy Crawford (drums) 9 strings, Johnny Richards (arranger, conductor)
NYC, September 16, 1954
1984-6Rose Of Picardy
1985Silhouette
1986-8Can You Recall
1987-2O Solow
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1023 entitled "Dizzy And Strings".

MGV 8179   Johnny Hodges - Perdido

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett or Teddy Brannon (piano) Red Callender (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
San Francisco, CA, July 17, 1952
798-4For This Is My Night Of Love
Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) replaces Phillips, Lovett or Brannon
Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 1952
807-5This Love Of Mine
Harold Baker (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Arthur Clarke (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett, John Williams (piano) Louis Bellson (drums)
NYC, January 7, 1955
2149-3Rose Room
2150-4Blues For Basie
2151-1Mood Indigo
2152-2Squatty Roo
2153-1Perdido
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1024 entitled "Dance Bash".

MGV 8180   Johnny Hodges - In A Mellow Tone

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Sonny Greer (drums)
NYC, February 28, 1951
511-1Good Queen Bess
513-3Solitude
same personnel
NYC, March 3, 1951
516-5Sophisticated Lady
Joe Marshall (drums) replaces Greer
NYC, January 17, 1952
661-2Day Dream
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett or Teddy Brannon (piano) Red Callender (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
San Francisco, CA, July 17, 1952
800-1I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Ben Webster, Rudy Williams (tenor saxophone) Ted Brannon (piano) Barney Richmond (bass) Al Walker (drums)
NYC, December 11, 1952
953-3Come Sunday
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, April 9, 1954
1545-4In A Mellow Tone
1546-2I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
1547-4Don't Get Around Much Anymore
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1004 entitled "Memories Of Ellington".

MGV 8181   Lester Young - Lester Swings Again

Lester Young (tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Joe Shulman (bass) Bill Clark (drums)
NYC, July, 1950
431-2Count Every Star
432-1It All Depends On You
Lester Young (tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, January 16, 1951
484-2September In The Rain
487-2Pete's Cafe
same personnel
NYC, March 8, 1951
533-1 | 62VK439Lester Swings
534-1Slow Motion Blues
Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, August 4, 1952
887-1These Foolish Things
889-1Stardust
893-4I Can't Give You Anything But Love
895-2I'm Confessin' (That I Love You)
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1005 entitled "The President".

MGV 8182   Buddy DeFranco - Odalisque

Harry Edison, Conrad Gozzo, Jack Lee, Joe Triscari (trumpet) Hoyt Bohannon, Joe Howard, Tommy Pederson (trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Gus Bivona, Willie Schwartz (alto saxophone) Jimmy Giuffre, Don Raffell (tenor saxophone) Marty Berman (baritone saxophone) Sonny Clark (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Wesley Landers (drums) Russ Garcia, Nelson Riddle (arranger)
Los Angeles, CA, September 28 & 29, 1953
1319-6Gold Nugget Sam
1320-5Love Is For The Very Young
1321-4From Here To Eternity
1322-4Punkin'
1323-6Pyramid
1324-1Cornball
Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Sonny Clark (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Bobby White (drums)
NYC, April 7, 1954
1536-3Cable Car
1537-4I Wish I Knew
1542-2Monogram
1544-1Blues In The Closet
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1006 entitled "The Progressive Mr. DeFranco".

MGV 8183   Buddy DeFranco - Autumn Leaves

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Sonny Clark (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Bobby White (drums): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, August 9, 1954
1868-2Mine
1869-2You Go To My Head
1870-3Gerry's Tune
1871-4Now's The Time
1872-1Autumn Leaves
1873-1Titoro (long version)
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1012 entitled "Buddy DeFranco And His Clarinet".

MGV 8184   The Guitar Artistry Of Tal Farlow - Autumn In New York

Gerald Wiggins (piano) Tal Farlow (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 15 & 16, 1954
2050-4I Like To Recognize The Tune
2051-4Strike Up The Band
2052-1Autumn In New York
2053-1And She Remembers Me
2054-2Little Girl Blue
2055-1Have You Met Miss Jones
2056-4Tal's Blues
2057-2Cherokee
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1014 entitled "The Artistry Of Tal Farlow - Autumn In New York".

MGV 8185   Bud Powell '57

Bud Powell (piano) Percy Heath (bass -2/4) Max Roach (drums -2/4)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, December 16, 1954
1. 2138-3Like Someone In Love
2. 2139-1Deep Night
3. 2140-4That Old Black Magic
4. 2141-1'Round Midnight
Bud Powell (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, January 11, 1955
2154-2Thou Swell
2155-2Someone To Watch Over Me
2156-1Bean And The Boys (Lover Come Back To Me)
2157-2Tenderly
same personnel
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, January 12, 1955
2158-1How High The Moon
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1017 entitled "Jazz Original".

MGV 8186   Louis Bellson - The Hawk Talks

Charlie Shavers (trumpet -1/4) Nate Brown (flute -5/7) Sid Brown (bass clarinet -5/7) Seldon Powell (tenor saxophone -1/4) Lou Stein (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Louis Bellson (drums) Latin American rhythm (-5/7)
NYC, February 2, 1955
1. 2243-4Greetings
2. 2244-2Charlie
3. 2245-1Basie
4. 2246-1All Right (Jump It Man)
5. 2247-2Festivale
6. 2248-1Mambo A La Louis Bellson
7. 2249-1The Hawk Talks
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1020 entitled "The Driving Louis Bellson".

MGV 8187   Lester Young - It Don't Mean A Thing

Jesse Drakes (trumpet) Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Gildo Mahones (piano) John Ore (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, December 10, 1954
2107-1Another Mambo
2108-1Come Rain Or Come Shine
2109-2Rose Room
2110-2Somebody Loves Me
2111-2Kiss Me Again
2112-2It Don't Mean A Thing
2113-1I'm In The Mood For Love
2114-2Big Top Blues
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1022.

MGV 8188-2   Stan Getz At The Shrine

Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) John Williams (piano) Bill Anthony (bass) Art Mardigan (drums)
"Shrine Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, November 8, 1954
Open Country
Polka Dots And Moonbeams
It Don't Mean A Thing
Flamingo
Lover Man
Pernod
Tasty Puddin'
I'll Remember April
Frank Isola (drums) replaces Mardigan
Los Angeles, CA, November 9, 1954
2038-2We'll Be Together Again
2039-1Feather Merchant
** reissue of Norgran MGN 2000-2.

MGV 8189-2   Various Artists - Midnight Jazz At Carnegie Hall

Harry Edison (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Flip Phillips, Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 16, 1950
Norgran Blues
Lady Be Good
I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You
Indiana
Tommy Mace (oboe) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) 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)
What Is This Thing Called Love
April In Paris
Repetition
Easy To Love
Rocker (I'll Remember April)
Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
Gai
Padovani
Ray's Blues
Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
Yesterdays
Hawk's Tune
Stuffy
omit Hawkins
Carnegie Blues (Air Mail Special)
** reissue of Norgran MGN 3501-2 entitled "Norman Granz Jazz Concert".

MGV 8190   Gene Krupa - Sing, Sing, Sing

Eddie Shu (trumpet, clarinet, tenor,alto saxophone, harmonica) Teddy Napoleon (piano) Gene Krupa (drums)
NYC, February 1, 1954
1498-2How High The Moon
1499-2Love For Sale
1500-1Booted
1501-1This Can't Be Love
1502-3September Song
1503-2Harmonica Shu Boogie
1504-4Don't Be That Way
1505-2Sing, Sing, Sing
** reissue of Clef MGC 627 entitled "The Rocking Gene Krupa And His Orchestra - Sing, Sing, Sing".

MGV 8191   Dizzy Gillespie - Afro

Dizzy Gillespie, Quincy Jones, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Leon Comegys, J.J. Johnson, George Mathews (trombone) George Dorsey, Hilton Jefferson (alto saxophone) Hank Mobley, Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney, Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Candido, Ramon "Mongo" Santamaria (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Chico O'Farrill (arranger)
NYC, May 24, 1954
1711-4Manteca Theme
1712-4Contraste
1713-4Jungle
1714-4Rhumba Finale
1715-26/8
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Gilbert Valdez (flute) Rene Hernandez (piano) Robert Rodriguez (bass) Candido, Jose Mangual, Ralph Miranda, Ubaldo Nieto (percussion)
NYC, June 3, 1954
1738-10A Night In Tunisia
1739-3Caravan
1740-3Con Alma
** reissue of Norgran MGN 1003.

MGV 8192   Howard Roberts - Mr. Roberts Plays Guitar

Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone) Marty Paich (piano) Howard Roberts (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) unidentified woodwinds and strings
Los Angeles, CA, October 22, 1956
4033-5An Orchid For Miss Sterling
4034-3Ah Moore
4035-16Indian Summer
4036-3Serenata Burlesca
Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone, trombone) Bob Cooper, Don Davidson, Herb Geller, Harry Klee (reeds) Marty Paich (piano) Howard Roberts (guitar) Jules Bertaux (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) unidentified strings
Los Angeles, CA, November 9, 1956
20582-13The Innocents
20583-21My Shining Hour
Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone) Howard Roberts (guitar) Jules Bertaux (bass) Bobby White (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 17, 1957
20584I Hear A Rhapsody
20585Jillsie
20586Back Home Again In Indiana
20587-6Polka Dots And Moonbeams
** originally intended as Norgran MGN 1106.

MGV 8193   Louis Bellson - Drumorama!

Harry Edison (trumpet) Juan Tizol (valve trombone) Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Don Abney (piano) Truck Parham (bass) Louis Bellson (drums) Norman Granz (tambourine) and others
Los Angeles, CA, January 23, 1957
20670-4Zip
20671-5Scene U.S.A.
20672-3Heat Wave
20673-1Drum Solo
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, January 24, 1957
20674-3Trip To The Jungle
20675-3Continental Fandango
20676-1Blues In 6/4
20677-3Far Eastern Weekend

MGV 8194   Various Artists - Verve Compendium Of Jazz #1

Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, March, 1950
370-2 | 62VK227Up 'N' Adam
Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass)
381-3Tenderly
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, June 6, 1950
410-4Bloomdido
Charlie Ventura (tenor,baritone,bass saxophone) Ralph Burns (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) Louis "Chick" Kenny (drums) Betty Bennett, The Blentones (vocals)
NYC, August 6, 1951
591-4Lover
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 saxophone) Flip Phillips, Eddie Wasserman (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) 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
642-5Carioca
Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Count Basie (organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Jimmy Crawford (drums)
NYC, July 22, 1952
821-3 | 62VK216Port Of Rico
Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September 18, 1952
874-5Gone With The Wind
Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Oscar Peterson (organ) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, April 20, 1953
1223-5 | 62VK206Dale's Wail
Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) John Williams (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Frank Isola (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 22, 1953
1279-2Pot Luck
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Arthur Clarke (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, September 17, 1953
1316-4Easy Going Home
Jesse Drakes (trumpet) Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Gildo Mahones (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, December 11, 1953
1399-2New D.B. Blues
Bob Johnson, Taft Jordan, Bill Scott (trumpet) Ted Kelly, George Matthews (trombone) George Dorsey, Hilton Jefferson (alto saxophone) Pizza Simon (tenor saxophone) Haywood Henry (baritone saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Billy Smith (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
NYC, February 11, 1954
1522-6I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart

MGV 8195   Various Artists - Verve Compendium Of Jazz #2

Mario Bauza, Frank "Paquito" Davilla, Bob Woodlen (trumpet) Gene Johnson, Fred Skerritt (alto saxophone) Jose Madera, Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Leslie Johnakins (baritone saxophone) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Luis Miranda (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Machito (arranger, conductor)
NYC, January, 1949
2173-9 | 304Flying Home
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Sonny Greer (drums)
NYC, March 3, 1951
515-3 | 62VK240Castle Rock
Charlie Ventura (tenor,baritone saxophone) Teddy Napoleon (piano) Gene Krupa (drums)
NYC, March 19, 1952
725-1St. Louis Blues
Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wilkins (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto,tenor saxophone, arranger) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Bixie Crawford (vocals) Buck Clayton, Andy Gibson, Buster Harding, Nat Pierce, Don Redman, A.K. Salim (arranger)
NYC, July 22 & 23, 1952
827-2Paradise Squat
Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Bill Crow (bass) Frank Isola (drums)
NYC, December 12, 1952
962-6Stars Fell On Alabama
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, December 9, 1953
1369-1It's The Talk Of The Town
Don Elliott (trumpet, mellophone, vibraphone, bongos) Ralph Martin (piano) Joe Puma (guitar) Bob Peterson (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
NYC, February, 1954
1517-2Loris
Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Sonny Clark (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Bobby White (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 9, 1954
1873-4Titoro (short version)
Harry Edison (trumpet) Milt Bernhardt (trombone) Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Tom Brown (tenor saxophone) Bob Poland (baritone saxophone) Gerald Wiggins (piano) Joe Comfort (bass) Buddy Rich (drums, vocals) Jack Costanzo (bongos)
Los Angeles, CA, August 27, 1954
1907-3Sportin' Life (Sweetie Pie)

MGV 8196   Norman Granz' Jam Session #9

Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
NYC, October 30, 1954
2034-1Lullaby In Rhythm
2035-1Funky Blues No. 2

MGV 8197   Billie Holiday - Body And Soul

Harry Edison (trumpet) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, January 3, 1957
20499-7Moonlight In Vermont
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, January 4, 1957
20503-4Comes Love
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, January 7, 1957
20505-3Darn That Dream
20507-1Body And Soul
Larry Bunker (drums) replaces Stoller
Los Angeles, CA, January 9, 1957
20565-3They Can't Take That Away From Me
20566-1Embraceable You
20567-4Let's Call The Whole Thing Off
20568-5Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You

MGV 8198   Various Artists - For Musicians Only

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, October 16, 1956
4029-2Bebop
4030-2We (My Honey And Me)
4031-3Dark Eyes
4032-3Lover Come Back To Me

MGV 8199   Count Basie - Basie In London

Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell (trombone) Bill Graham (alto saxophone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Frank Foster (tenor saxophone) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone, flute) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Joe Williams (vocals)
live in Goteborg, Sweden, September 7, 1956
63VK260Jumpin' At The Woodside
63VK259Shiny Stockings
How High The Moon
Nails
Flute Juice
Blee Blop Blues
Alright, Okay, You Win
Roll 'Em Pete
The Comeback
Blues Backstage
Corner Pocket
One O'Clock Jump
** originally intended as Clef MGC 749.