Verve Records Catalog: 8200 series

Verve Jazz 8200 series (12 inch LP)

MGV 8200   Stan Getz And The Cool Sounds

Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) John Williams (piano) Bill Crow (bass) Al Levitt (drums)
NYC, April 16, 1953
1215-5Rustic Hop
Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Bob Whitlock (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 23, 1954
1494-5Nobody Else But Me
1497-3Down By The Sycamore Tree
Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) John Williams (piano) Bill Anthony (bass) Frank Isola (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 9, 1954
2041-1Flamingo
Tony Fruscella (trumpet) replaces Brookmeyer
NYC, January 31, 1955
2229-2Blue Bells
2230-1Roundup Time
Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Lou Levy (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, August 19, 1955
2434-5Of Thee I Sing
2435-3A Handful Of Stars
2436-4Our Love Is Here To Stay
2437-1Serenade In Blue
** also issued on ARS G 407 entitled "The Cool Jazz Of Stan Getz".

MGV 8201   The Swinging Guitar Of Tal Farlow

Eddie Costa (piano) Tal Farlow (guitar) Vinnie Burke (bass)
NYC, May 31, 1956
2808-3Talking A Chance On Love
2809-3Yardbird Suite
2810-4You Stepped Out Of A Dream
2811-3They Can't Take That Away From Me
2812-4Meteor
2813-3Like Someone In Love
2814-2I Love You
** also issued on ARS G 418.

MGV 8202   The Urbane Jazz Of Roy Eldridge - Benny Carter

Roy Eldridge (trumpet -1/3, trumpet, piano -4) Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Bruce McDonald (piano) John Simmons (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, March 21, 1955
1. 2292-1Where's Art
2. 2293-1I Don't Know
3. 2294-1Striding
4. 2295-7Wailing
Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Bruce McDonald (piano) John Simmons (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, March 23, 1955
2296-1I Still Love Him So
2297-1The Moon Is Low
2298-4Close Your Eyes
2299-2I Missed My Hat
2300-1Polite Blues
2301-2Ballad Medley: I Remember You / Chelsea Bridge / I've Got The World On A String
** originally intended as Clef MGC 716.
** also issued on ARS G 413.

MGV 8203   Johnny Hodges - Duke's In Bed

Clark Terry (trumpet) Ray Nance (trumpet, violin, vocals) Quentin Jackson (trombone) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Harry Carney (baritone saxophone) Billy Strayhorn (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Sam Woodyard (drums)
NYC, September 1, 1956
2972-6A-Oodie-Oobie
2973-3Meet Mr. Rabbit
2974-4Duke's In Bed
2975-4Just Squeeze Me
2976-3Ballad For Very Tired And Very Sad Lotus Eaters
2977-3Confab With Rab
2978-2It Had To Be You
2979-1Black And Tan Fantasy
2980-5Take The "A" Train
** also issued on ARS G 421 entitled "Johnny Hodges And The Ellington All-Stars".

MGV 8204   The Jazz Rhythms Of Gene Krupa

Eddie Shu (trumpet, clarinet, alto,tenor saxophone, accordion) Bobby Scott (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
NYC, December 14, 1954
2131-1Undecided
2133-5Gene's Bass Blues
possibly Milt Hinton (bass) replaces Marshall
Los Angeles, CA, February 7, 1955
2269-1Tenderly
2270-1Tee Pee
Eddie Shu (clarinet, alto,tenor saxophone, harmonica) Bobby Scott (piano, vocals) John Drew (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
NYC, March 10, 1955
2283-2'S Wonderful
2286-2Hippeedeebip
2288-3Strike Up The Band
2291-2Krupa's Wail

MGV 8205   Lester Young/Teddy Wilson - Pres And Teddy

Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Teddy Wilson (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, January 13, 1956
2658-1Prisoner Of Love
2659-1Taking A Chance On Love
2660-1All Of Me
2661-1Louise
2662-2Love Is Here To Stay
2663-1Loves Me Or Leave Me
** also issued on ARS G 417.

MGV 8206   Stuff Smith

Stuff Smith (violin) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Glen Glenn Studios, Hollywood, CA, March 7, 1957
20734-4Desert Sands
20735-6Soft Winds
20736-3Time And Again (Don't You Think)
20737-4It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
same personnel
Glen Glenn Studios, Hollywood, CA, March 12, 1957
20749-1I Know That You Know
20750-4Things Ain't What They Used To Be

MGV 8207   Various Artists - Here Come The Swinging Bands

Roy Caton, Don Fagerquist, John Howell, Jack Scarda (trumpet) Carl Fontana, Jack Green, Urbie Green (trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto saxophone, vocals) Dick Hafer, Arno Marsh, Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Sam Staff (baritone saxophone, flute) Nat Pierce (piano, celeste) Chubby Jackson (bass) Sonny Igoe (drums)
NYC, May 30, 1952
P47509 | 63VK541Stompin' At The Savoy
Roy Caton, Don Fagerquist, Lee Fortier, John Howell (trumpet) Carl Fontana, Jack Green, Urbie Green (trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto saxophone, vocals) Dick Hafer, Arno Marsh, Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Sam Staff (baritone saxophone, flute) Nat Pierce (piano, celeste) Chubby Jackson (bass) Sonny Igoe (drums) Dolly Houston (vocals)
NYC, July 7, 1952
P47515 | 63VK536Perdido
Roy Caton, Phil Cook, Tommy DiCarlo, Dick Sherman, Stu Williamson (trumpet) Will Bradley, Carl Fontana, Jack Green (trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto saxophone, vocals) Dick Hafer, Arno Marsh, Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Sam Staff (baritone saxophone, flute) Nat Pierce (piano, celeste) Chubby Jackson (bass) Art Mardigan (drums) Candido, Jose Mangual (percussion)
NYC, January 13, 1953
P48739 | 63VK534Blue Lou
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 Wess (tenor saxophone, flute) Frank Foster (tenor saxophone, arranger) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) 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
2358-2 | 62VK209Roll 'Em Pete
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 saxophone) Ritney Brauer, Eddie Chamblee (tenor saxophone) Joe Evans (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone, 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
2394-1It's A Blue World
Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones (trumpet) Joe Newman (trumpet, arranger) Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell (trombone) Bill Graham (alto saxophone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone, flute, arranger) Frank Foster (tenor saxophone, arranger) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Joe Williams (vocals) Quincy Jones, Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, January 5, 1956
2634-5Lady In Lace
Joe Ferrante, Bernie Glow, Ernie Royal, Nick Travis (trumpet) Roy Eldridge (trumpet, vocals) Jimmy Cleveland, J.J. Johnson, Fred Ohms, Kai Winding (trombone) Aaron Sachs (clarinet, tenor saxophone) Sam Marowitz (alto saxophone) Hal McKusick (alto saxophone, clarinet) Eddie Shu (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Dave McKenna (piano) John Drew (bass) Gene Krupa (drums) Anita O'Day (vocals) Manny Albam, Billy Byers, Quincy Jones, Nat Pierce (arranger)
NYC, February, 1956
2761-7Opus 1
2764-6 | 63VK628Let Me Off Uptown
Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones (trumpet) Joe Newman (trumpet, arranger) 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, 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)
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 saxophone) Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Benny Golson (tenor saxophone, arranger) Billy Root (baritone saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul West (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, April 7, 1957
20828-5Jordu
same personnel
NYC, April 8, 1957
20839-15That's All

MGV 8208   Dizzy Gillespie - Manteca

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
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

MGV 8209   Lee Konitz - Very Cool

Don Ferrara (trumpet) Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Sal Mosca (piano) Peter Ind (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, May 12, 1957
20965-3Sunflower
20966-2Movin' Around
20968-1Kary's Trance
20969-2Stairway To The Stars
20972-2Crazy, She Calls Me
20973-1Billie's Bounce

MGV 8210   Buddy DeFranco And The Oscar Peterson Quartet

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
NYC, October 29, 1954
2026-1Sweet And Lovely
2027-1Fascinating Rhythm
2028-4Love For Sale
2029-1Easy To Love
2030-2Pick Yourself Up
2031-1They Can't Take That Away From Me

MGV 8211   Harry Edison - Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You

Harry Edison (trumpet) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar -1/4) Herb Ellis (guitar -5) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 5, 1957
1. 20725-2Blues For Piney Brown
2. 20726-7Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You
3. 20727-4Blues For The Blues
4. 20728-1You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me
5. 20729-4Blues For Bill Basie (Used To Be Basie)
Harry Edison (trumpet) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 30, 1957
20825-3Taste On The Place
20826-3Moonlight In Vermont

MGV 8212   Various Artists - Tour De Force

Harry Edison, Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, November 2, 1955
2540-1Tour De Force
2541-3Steeplechase
Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 16, 1956
4028-2Ballad Medley

MGV 8213   Stan Getz In Stockholm

Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Bengt Hallberg (piano) Gunnar Johnson (bass) Anders Burman (drums)
Stockholm, Sweden, December 16, 1955
Indiana
Without A Song
I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
Over The Rainbow
Everything Happens To Me
Get Happy
Jeepers, Creepers

MGV 8214   Dizzy Gillespie And Stuff Smith

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Stuff Smith (violin) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul West (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) The Gordon Family: George Gordon, George Gordon Jr., Richard Gordon, Honey Gordon (vocal group -5)
NYC, April 17, 1957
1. 20866-5Rio Pakistan
2. 20867-6It's Only A Paper Moon
3. 20868-8Purple Sounds
4. 20869-10Russian Lullaby
5. 20870-12Oh, Lady Be Good

MGV 8215   The Genius Of Lionel Hampton

Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Teddy Wilson (piano) Red Callender (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 31, 1955
2365-1The Man I Love
2367-1Body And Soul
Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Art Tatum (piano) Buddy Rich (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 1, 1955
2380-2What Is This Thing Called Love
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 saxophone) Ritney Brauer, Eddie Chamblee (tenor saxophone) Joe Evans (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone, 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
2388-4Red River
2389-6G.H.Q.
2390-6Imagination
Willie Ruff (French horn) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Dwight Mitchell (piano) Billy Mackel (guitar) Peter Badie (bass) Rufus Jones (drums) Isarova Hernandez (congas)
Los Angeles, CA, August 3, 1955
2398-6I Only Have Eyes For You
2400-1Where Or When
Billy Brooks (trumpet) Eddie Chamblee (tenor saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Billy Mackel (guitar) Peter Badie (bass) Rufus Jones (drums) Vicki Lee (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, September 6, 1955
2488-4All God's Chillun Got Rhythm
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
2492-4What Is This Thing Called Love

MGV 8216   Woody Herman - Men From Mars

Roy Caton, Don Fagerquist, John Howell, Jack Scarda (trumpet) Carl Fontana, Jack Green, Urbie Green (trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto saxophone, vocals) Dick Hafer, Arno Marsh, Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Sam Staff (baritone saxophone, flute) Nat Pierce (piano, celeste) Chubby Jackson (bass) Sonny Igoe (drums)
NYC, May 30, 1952
P47508 | 63VK535Terrisita
P47509 | 63VK541Stompin' At The Savoy
Roy Caton, Don Fagerquist, Lee Fortier, John Howell (trumpet) Carl Fontana, Jack Green, Urbie Green (trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto saxophone, vocals) Dick Hafer, Arno Marsh, Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Sam Staff (baritone saxophone, flute) Nat Pierce (piano, celeste) Chubby Jackson (bass) Sonny Igoe (drums) Dolly Houston (vocals)
NYC, July 7, 1952
P47513 | 63VK542Celestial Blues
P47515 | 63VK536Perdido
P47516 | 63VK539Moten Stomp
Roy Caton, Phil Cook, Tommy DiCarlo, Dick Sherman, Stu Williamson (trumpet) Will Bradley, Carl Fontana, Jack Green (trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto saxophone, vocals) Dick Hafer, Arno Marsh, Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Sam Staff (baritone saxophone, flute) Nat Pierce (piano, celeste) Chubby Jackson (bass) Art Mardigan (drums) Candido, Jose Mangual (percussion)
NYC, January 13, 1953
P48739 | 63VK534Blue Lou
P48741 | 63VK540Wooftie
Joe Burnette, Roy Caton, Tommy DiCarlo, Stu Williamson (trumpet) Carl Fontana, Jack Green, Urbie Green (trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto saxophone) Dick Hafer, Arno Marsh, Bill Trujillo (tenor saxophone) Sam Staff (baritone saxophone, flute) Nat Pierce (piano) Red Kelly (bass) Art Mardigan (drums) Clark Curtis (vocals)
NYC, May 14, 1953
P49194 | 63VK533Men From Mars
Bernie Glow, Ernie Royal, Bobby Styles, Harold Wegbreit, Stu Williamson (trumpet) Vernon Friley, Urbie Green, Frank Rehak, Kai Winding (trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto saxophone, vocals) Jerry Coker, Dick Hafer, Bill Trujillo (tenor saxophone) Sam Staff (baritone saxophone, flute) Nat Pierce (piano) Red Kelly (bass) Art Mardigan (drums)
NYC, September 11, 1953
P4980-1 | 63VK544Four Others
Jimmy Bonebrake, Bernie Glow, John Howell, Reuben McFall (trumpet) Jim Hewitt, Dick Kenney, Frank Rehak, Kai Winding (trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto saxophone, vocals) Jerry Coker, Dick Hafer, Bill Trujillo (tenor saxophone) Sam Staff (baritone saxophone, flute) Nat Pierce (piano) Red Kelly (bass) Art Mardigan (drums)
NYC, October 5, 1953
P49831 | 63VK545Marakeesh
Bill Castagnino, Dick Collins, John Howell, Reuben McFall, Al Porcino (trumpet) Cy Touff (bass trumpet) Dick Kenney, Keith Moon (trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto saxophone, vocals -1, clarinet, alto saxophone -2,3) Jerry Coker, Dick Hafer, Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone -1) Jack Nimitz (baritone saxophone) Nat Pierce (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar -1) Lloyd Trotman (bass -1) Red Kelly (bass -2,3) Panama Francis (drums -1) Chuck Flores (drums -2,3)
NYC, March 30, 1954
1. P50936 | 63VK543Castle Rock
2. P50937 | 63VK537Mambo The Most, Part 1
3. P50938 | 63VK538Mambo The Most, Part 2 (Mambo The Utmost)
** also issued on Verve V/V6 8558 entitled "Hey! Heard The Herd".

MGV 8217   The Music Of Yusef Lateef - Before

Curtis Fuller (trombone) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute) unknown (vibraphone) Hugh Lawson (piano) Ernie Farrow (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
NYC, April 16, 1957
20858-3Passion
20859-6Love Is Eternal
20860-8Pike's Peak
20861-11Open Strings
20862-14Before Dawn
20863-15Twenty Five Minute Blues
20864-16Chang Chang Chang
20865-19Constellation

MGV 8218   Bud Powell - Blues In The Closet

Bud Powell (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, September 13, 1956
4000-4When I Fall In Love
4001-1My Heart Stood Still
4002-1BBlues In The Closet
4003-4Swingin' Till The Girls Come Home
4004-4I Know That You Know
4005-1Elegie (Elogie)
4006-2Woody'n You
4007-2I Should Care
4008-1Now's The Time
4009-1I Didn't Know What Time It Was
4010-1Be-Bop
4011-152nd Street Theme

MGV 8219   Sonny Stitt - New York Jazz

Sonny Stitt (alto,tenor saxophone) Jimmy Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, September 14, 1956
4012-4Norman's Blues
4013-5I Know That You Know
4014-2If I Had You
4015-2Alone Together
4016-212th Street Rag
4017-2Down Home Blues
4018-1Sonny's Tune
4019-1Stars Fell On Alabama
4020-1Body And Soul
4021-1Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea

MGV 8220   The Art Tatum - Ben Webster Quartet

Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Art Tatum (piano) Red Callender (bass) Bill Douglas (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 11, 1956
2990-1All The Things You Are
2991-1My One And Only Love
2992-1My Ideal
2993-3Gone With The Wind
2994-3Have You Met Miss Jones
2995-2Night And Day
2996-2Where Or When
** also issued on Pablo 2310-737 entitled "Art Tatum-Ben Webster". Pablo PACD 2405-431-2 entitled "Art Tatum - The Tatum Group Masterpieces, Vol. 8".

MGV 8221   Buddy DeFranco - Cooking The Blues

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Sonny Clark (piano, organ) Tal Farlow (guitar) Gene Wright (bass) Bobby White (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 26, 1955
2462-1How About You
2463-1Little Girl Blue
2464-5Indian Summer
2465-1I Can't Get Started
2466-2Stardust
2467-2Cooking The Blues

MGV 8222   Dizzy Gillespie - Birks' Works

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 saxophone) Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Benny Golson (tenor saxophone, arranger) Billy Root (baritone saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul West (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Austin Cromer (vocals -6/8) Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, April 7, 1957
1. 20828-5Jordu
2. 20829-8 | 63VK626Birks' Works
3. 20830-12Umbrella Man
4. 20831-13Autumn Leaves
5. 20832-16Tangerine
6. 20833-18Over The Rainbow
7. 20834-21You No Quiero Bailer
8. 20835-29If You Could See Me Now
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 saxophone) Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Benny Golson (tenor saxophone, arranger) Billy Root (baritone saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul West (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, April 8, 1957
20836-5Left Hand Corner
20837-9Whisper Not

MGV 8223   Lionel Hampton '58

Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, September 13, 1954
1950-2Flying Home
Lionel Hampton (vibraphone, piano, vocals) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, September 15, 1954
1972-1Honeysuckle Rose
1974-1A Foggy Day
1976-1Body And Soul

MGV 8224   Buddy DeFranco - Sweet And Lovely

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Sonny Clark (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Bobby White (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 1, 1954
1922-1What Can I Say Dear
1923-5Moe
Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Sonny Clark (piano, organ) Tal Farlow (guitar -1) Gene Wright (bass) Bobby White (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 12, 1955
1. 2425-3Getting A Balance
2. 2426-1That Old Black Magic
Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Sonny Clark (piano, organ) Tal Farlow (guitar) Gene Wright (bass) Bobby White (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 26, 1955
2458-5They Say It's Wonderful
2459-1But Beautiful
2461-1The Nearness Of You

MGV 8225   Various Artists - Sittin' In

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Stan Getz, Paul Gonsalves, Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, June 26, 1957
21045-3The Way You Look Tonight
21046-1Ballad Medley: On The Alamo / Stompin' At The Savoy / This Time The Dream's On Me / Time After Time / Gone With The Wind
21047-2Ballad Medley: I'm Through With Love / Without A Word Of Warning / Sweet Lorraine / Love Walked In / September Song
21048-2Dizzy Atmosphere (All The Things You Are)

MGV 8226   Lionel Hampton - Hallelujah Hamp

Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, September 13, 1954
1952-1Tenderly
1953-2Hallelujah
Lionel Hampton (vibraphone, piano, vocals) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, September 15, 1954
1970-4Indiana
1971-2Hamp's Boogie Woogie
1972-2Honeysuckle Rose
1974-2A Foggy Day

MGV 8227   Art Tatum/Benny Carter/Louis Bellson - Makin' Whoopee

Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Art Tatum (piano) Louis Bellson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, June 25, 1954
1790-1Blues In C
1791-2A Foggy Day
1795-1You're Mine, You
1796-2Undecided
1797-2Under A Blanket Of Blue
1798-2Makin' Whoopee
** part of Pablo PACD 2405-424-2.

MGV 8228   Lionel Hampton - The High And The Mighty

Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, September 13, 1954
1948-1The High And The Mighty
Lionel Hampton (vibraphone, piano, vocals) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, September 15, 1954
1969-2But Beautiful
1975-2Love Is Here To Stay
1977-2It's Only A Paper Moon
1978-4Sweethearts On Parade
1979-1Date With Oscar

MGV 8229   The Art Tatum-Buddy DeFranco Quartet

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Art Tatum (piano) Red Callender (bass) Bill Douglas (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 6, 1956
2677-3Deep Night
2678-3Once In A While
2679-3This Can't Be Love
2680-2Memories Of You
2681-1You're Mine, You
2682-4A Foggy Day
2683-2Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be)
2684-2Makin' Whoopee
** originally intended as Clef MGC 715.
** also issued on ARS G 412 entitled "The Flying Fingers Of Art Tatum And Buddy DeFranco". Pablo 2310-736 entitled "Art Tatum-Buddy DeFranco". Pablo PACD 2405-430-2 entitled "Art Tatum - The Tatum Group Masterpieces, Vol. 7".

MGV 8230   Various Artists - The Anatomy Of Improvisation

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
278-6Platinum Love
Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips, Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 18, 1949
382The Opener, Part 1
383The Opener, Part 2
384The Opener, Part 3
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, June 6, 1950
410-4Bloomdido
Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Fulton Recording Studios, NYC, December 30, 1952
1119-7 | 62VK440Laird Bird
Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Sonny Clark (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Bobby White (drums)
NYC, April 7, 1954
1542-2Monogram
Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Art Tatum (piano) Louis Bellson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, June 25, 1954
1789-1Blues In B Flat
Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
NYC, October 29, 1954
2018-1Trumpet Blues
Teddy Wilson (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, February 1, 1955
2231-1Blues For The Oldest Profession
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
2833-1 | 63VK623Jessica's Day
Clark Terry (trumpet) Ray Nance (trumpet, violin, vocals) Quentin Jackson (trombone) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Harry Carney (baritone saxophone) Billy Strayhorn (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Sam Woodyard (drums)
NYC, September 1, 1956
2977-3Confab With Rab

MGV 8231-2   Various Artists - Jazz At The Hollywood Bowl

Harry Edison, Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Hollywood Bowl", Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1956
Honeysuckle Rose
Jumpin' At The Woodside
Ballad Medley: I Can't Get Started / If I Had You / I've Got The World On A String
Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
9:20 Special
How About You
Art Tatum (piano)
Someone To Watch Over Me
Begin The Beguine
Willow Weep For Me
Humoresque
Paul Smith (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
Love For Sale
Just One Of Those Things
Little Girl Blues
Too Close For Comfort
I Can't Give You Anything But Love
Air Mail Special
Louis Armstrong (trumpet, vocals) Trummy Young (trombone) Ed Hall (clarinet) Billy Kyle (piano) Dale Jones (bass) Barrett Deems (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
You Won't Be Satisfied
Undecided
add Harry Edison, Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
Finale: When The Saints Go Marching In

MGV 8232   George Lewis Band/Turk Murphy Band At Newport

Jack Willie (trumpet) Bob Thomas (trombone) George Lewis (clarinet) Joe Robichaux (piano) Alcide "Slow Drag" Pavageau (bass) Joe Watkins (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 4, 1957
Basin Street Blues
Bourbon Street Parade
Tin Roof Blues
Royal Garden Blues
That's A Plenty
Larry Conger (trumpet) Turk Murphy (trombone, vocals) Bill Napier (clarinet) Peter Clute (piano) Dick Lammi (banjo) Al Conger (tuba) Thad Vandon (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 6, 1957
St. James Infirmary
Weary Blues
Down By The Riverside

MGV 8233   Red Allen, Jack Teagarden And Kid Ory At Newport

Henry "Red" Allen (trumpet, vocals) J.C. Higginbotham (trombone) Jack Teagarden (trombone, vocals -3,4) Kid Ory (trombone, vocals -5) Buster Bailey (clarinet) Claude Hopkins (piano) Arvell Shaw (bass) Cozy Cole (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 4, 1957
1.Struttin' With Some Barbecue
2.St. James Infirmary
3.China Boy
4.Basin Street Blues
5.Muskrat Ramble
6.High Society

MGV 8234   Ella Fitzgerald And Billie Holiday At Newport

Don Abney (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 4, 1957
This Can't Be Love
I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
Body And Soul
April In Paris
I Got A Crush On You
I Can't Give You Anything But Love
Air Mail Special
Mal Waldron (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 6, 1957
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Willow Weep For Me
Lover Come Back To Me
Lady Sings The Blues
What A Little Moonlight Can Do
My Man
** also issued on Verve MGVS 6022; ARS G 433.

MGV 8235   The Teddy Wilson Trio And Gerry Mulligan Quartet At Newport

Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone -5) Teddy Wilson (piano) Milton Hinton (bass) Specs Powell (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 6, 1957
1.Stompin' At The Savoy
2.Air Mail Special
3.Basin Street Blues
4.I Got Rhythm
5. 63VK559Sweet Georgia Brown
Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Joe Benjamin (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
My Funny Valentine
63VK560 | 63VK652Utter Chaos
** also issued on Verve V6 8827 entitled "The Newport Years, Vol. 2". ARS G 434.

MGV 8236   Toshiko And Leon Sash At Newport

Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano) Gene Cherico (bass) Jake Hanna (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, afternoon, July 5, 1957
Between Me And Myself
Blues For Toshiko
I'll Remember April
Lover
Ted Robinson (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Leon Sash (accordion) Lee Morgan (bass) Roger Price (drums)
Sash-Kebos
Meant For Brent
Carnegie Horizons
Blue Lou

MGV 8237   The Eddie Costa Trio, Mat Mathews And Don Elliott At Newport

Mat Mathews (accordion) Hank Jones (piano) Ernie Furtado (bass) Johnny Cresci (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, afternoon, July 5, 1957
I Never Knew
Flamingo
Windmill Blues
Don Elliott (mellophone, vibraphone, bongos) Bill Evans (piano) Ernie Furtado (bass) Al Beldini (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, afternoon, July 6, 1957
Spoken Introduction
Dancing In The Dark
I Love You
'S Wonderful
Rolf Kuhn (clarinet -2,3) Dick Johnson (alto saxophone -2,3) Eddie Costa (piano) Ernie Furtado (bass) Al Beldini (drums)
1.Taking A Chance On Love
2.There'll Never Be Another You
3.I'll Remember April

MGV 8238   The Gigi Gryce - Donald Byrd Jazz Laboratory And The Cecil Taylor Quartet At Newport

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Gigi Gryce (alto saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, afternoon, July 5, 1957
Splittin' (Ray's Ways)
Batland
Love For Sale
Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Cecil Taylor (piano) Buell Neidlinger (bass) Dennis Charles (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, afternoon, July 6, 1957
Johnny Come Lately
Nona's Blues
Tune 2

MGV 8239   The Oscar Peterson Trio With Sonny Stitt, Roy Eldridge And Jo Jones At Newport

Roy Eldridge (trumpet -5,6,8) Sonny Stitt (alto,tenor saxophone -5,7,8) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums -5/8)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 7, 1957
1. 63VK561Will You Still Be Mine
2.Joy Spring
3. 63VK562A Gal In Calico
4. 63VK56352nd Street Theme
5.Monitor Blues
6.Willow Weep For Me
7.Autumn In New York
8.Roy's Son
** also issued on Verve V6 8828 entitled "Oscar Peterson/Roy Eldridge - The Newport Years, Vol. 3".

MGV 8240   The Coleman Hawkins, Roy Eldridge, Pete Brown, Jo Jones All Stars At Newport

Roy Eldridge (trumpet -1,3,4, drums -5) Pete Brown (alto saxophone -1,2,4,5) Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone -1,4,5) Ray Bryant (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 5, 1957
1.I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
2.Day By Day
3.Embraceable You
4.Moonglow
5.Sweet Georgia Brown
** also issued on Verve V6 8829 entitled "Coleman Hawkins/Roy Eldridge - The Newport Years, Vol. 4".

MGV 8241   The Ruby Braff Octet With Pee Wee Russell And Bobby Henderson At Newport

Bobby Henderson (piano)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 4, 1957
Jitterbug Waltz
Keepin' Out Of Mischief Now
Blues For Fats
Honeysuckle Rose
Ruby Braff (trumpet) Jimmy Welch (valve trombone) Pee Wee Russell (clarinet) Sam Margolis (tenor saxophone) Nat Pierce (piano) Steve Jordan (guitar) Walter Page (bass) Buzzy Drootin (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, afternoon, July 5, 1957
It Don't Mean A Thing
These Foolish Things
Oh, Lady Be Good

MGV 8242   Dizzy Gillespie At Newport

Talib Daawud, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Chuck Connors, Al Grey, Melba Liston (trombone) Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone) Benny Golson, Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Pee Wee Moore (baritone saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul West (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 6, 1957
63VK577Dizzy's Blues
63VK578School Days
Doodlin'
Manteca
I Remember Clifford
Cool Breeze
** also issued on Verve MGVS 6023. Verve V6 8830 entitled "The Newport Years, Vol. 5".

MGV 8243   Count Basie At Newport With Jimmy Rushing, Lester Young, Jo Jones, Illinois Jacquet And Roy Eldridge

Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Roy Eldridge (trumpet -7) Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell (trombone) Bill Graham (alto saxophone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Frank Foster (tenor saxophone) Lester Young (tenor saxophone -2/7) Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone -7) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone, flute) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Sonny Payne (drums -1) Jo Jones (drums -2/7) Jimmy Rushing (vocals -4/6)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 7, 1957
1.Swingin' At Newport
2.Polka Dots And Moonbeams
3.Lester Leaps In
4.Sent For You Yesterday (And Here You Come Today)
5.Boogie Woogie
6.Evenin'
7.One O'Clock Jump (theme)
** also issued on Verve MGVS 6024 entitled "Count Basie At Newport". Verve V6 8831 entitled "The Newport Years, Vol. 6".

MGV 8244   Count Basie And Joe Williams/Dizzy Gillespie And Mary Lou Williams At Newport

Talib Daawud, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Chuck Connors, Al Grey, Melba Liston (trombone) Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone) Benny Golson, Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Pee Wee Moore (baritone saxophone) Mary Lou Williams (piano -1,2) Wynton Kelly (piano -3) Paul West (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 6, 1957
1.Zodiac Suite: Virgo / Libra / Aries
2.The Carioca
3.A Night In Tunisia
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, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Joe Williams (vocals)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 7, 1957
63VK572Blee Blop Blues
63VK573Alright, Okay, You Win
63VK574The Comeback
63VK575Roll 'Em Pete
63VK576Smack Dab In The Middle
** also issued on Verve MGVS 6025 entitled "Dizzy Gillespie And Count Basie At Newport".

MGV 8245   The Drinkard Singers And The Back Home Choir At Newport

Sylvester Dean (piano) Prof. Herman Stevens (organ) Emily Drinkard, Marie Epps, Judy Guions, Ann Moss, Lee Warwick (vocals) Larry Drinkard (vocals, director)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, afternoon, July 7, 1957
Walk Over God's Heaven
Softly And Tenderly
I'm In His Care
That's Enough
Dicky Mitchell (organ) Joe DeLoach, Terry Patrick, Carrie Smith (lead vocals) Rev. Charles Banks (lead vocals, piano) Jeff Banks (director) and others
The Sigh Of The Judgement
I Want Jesus To Walk With Me
Thanking Him
If I Could Touch The Hem Of His Garment
Wait On The Lord

MGV 8246   Gerry Mulligan/Paul Desmond - Blues In Time

Paul Desmond (alto saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Joe Benjamin (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, August 2, 1957
21221 | 62VK527Body And Soul
21222 | 62VK526Blues In Time
21224 | 62VK530Wintersong
same personnel
NYC, August 27, 1957
21323 | 62VK532Fall Out
21324 | 62VK529Line For Lyons
21325 | 62VK531Battle Hymn Of The Republican
21326 | 62VK468 | 62VK528Standstill
** also issued on Verve V/V6 8478, 314 519 850-2.

MGV 8247   The Magic Flute Of Herbie Mann

Herbie Mann (flute) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Howard Roberts (guitar) Buddy Clark (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) unidentified strings, Frank DeVol (director)
Los Angeles, CA, August, 1957
21255-5Moonlight In Vermont
21256-5Body And Soul
21257-5Oodles Of Noodles
21258-8 | 63VK325Stardust
Herbie Mann (flute) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Buddy Clark (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
21259-12Let's Dance
21260-3 | 63VK324Strike Up The Band
21261-7St. Louis Blues
21262-7Tenderly
Herbie Mann (flute) Laurindo Almeida, Tony Rizzi (guitar) Tony Reyes (bass) Milt Holland (drums) Frank "Chico" Guerrero (congas)
21263-6 | 63VK322Frenesi
21264-6 | 63VK320Baia
21265-2A | 63VK326Peanut Vendor
21266-3Evolution Of Man(n)

MGV 8248   Various Artists - Jazz Giants '58

Harry Edison (trumpet) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, August 1, 1957
21215-1 | 62VK232/233Chocolate Sundae, Part 1&2
21216-1When Your Lover Has Gone
21217-1Candy
21218-1Woody'n You
21219-2Ballad Medley: It Never Entered My Mind / Lush Life / Lullaby Of The Leaves / Makin' Whoopee

MGV 8249   Stan Getz/Gerry Mulligan - Getz Meets Mulligan In Hi-Fi

Stan Getz (tenor,baritone saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone,tenor saxophone) Lou Levy (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 12, 1957
21700-4 | 63VK365That Old Feeling
21701-3 | 63VK366This Can't Be Love
21702-3 | 63VK367A Ballad
21705-3 | 63VK362Let's Do It, Let's Fall In Love
21706-1 | 63VK364Too Close For Comfort
21707-1 | 63VK363Anything Goes
** also issued on Verve MGVS 6003 entitled "Gerry Mulligan Meets Stan Getz In Hi-Fi". Verve V/V6 8535 entitled "Gerry Mulligan Meets Stan Getz".

MGV 8250   Sonny Stitt - Only The Blues

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto,tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 11, 1957
21592-1Blues For Bags
21593-3Cleveland Blues
21594-1The String
21595-1B.W. Blues

MGV 8251   Stan Getz And The Oscar Peterson Trio

Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, October 10, 1957
21581-3Pennies From Heaven
21582-7There's No You (I'm Glad There's You)
21584-5I Was Doing All Right
21585-4 | 62VK465Tour's End
21589-1 | 62VK452Bronx Blues
21590-1Ballad Medley: Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered / I Don't Know Why I Just Do / How Long Has This Been Going On / I Can't Get Started / Polka Dots And Moonbeams
21591-1I Want To Be Happy

MGV 8252   Herb Ellis - Nothing But The Blues

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 11, 1957
21612-1Patti Cake
21613-5Blues For Janet
21614-1Big Red's Boogie Woogie
21615-1Tin Roof Blues
21616-4Royal Garden Blues
21617-1Blues For Junior
21618-4Soft Winds
21619-1Pap's Blues

MGV 8253   Bert Dahlander And His Swedish Jazz - Skal

Victor Feldman (vibraphone, piano) Howard Roberts (guitar) Curtis Counce (bass) Nils-Bert Dahlander as Bert Dale (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 16, 1957
21450-5How Do You Do
21451-15Johnson's Wax
21452-7When Lights Are Low
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, September 17, 1957
21459-3Hip Soup (Hip Sound)
21460-9But Not For Me
21461-9Emma
21462-9Room 608
21463-4Ballad Medley: Everything Happens To Me / Moonlight In Vermont / Flamingo

MGV 8254   Kid Ory In Europe

Alvin Alcorn (trumpet) Kid Ory (trombone, vocals) Phil Gomez (clarinet) Cedric Haywood (piano) Julian Davidson (guitar) Wellman Braud (bass) Kansas Fields (drums)
"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, December 5, 1956
Tiger Rag
Memphis Blues
Dippermouth Blues
Four Or Five Times
South
Washington And Lee Swing
Down In Jungle Town
Basin Street Blues

MGV 8255   Woody Herman '58

Bill Berry, Bill Castagnino, John Coppola, Andy Peele, Danny Stiles (trumpet) Willie Dennis, Bill Harris, Bob Lamb (trombone) Woody Herman (alto saxophone, clarinet, vocals) Jimmy Cook, Jay Migliori, Bob Newman (tenor saxophone) Roger Pemberton (baritone saxophone) John Bunch (piano) Jimmy Gannon (bass) Don Michaels (drums)
NYC, July 2, 1957
21069A-10Blue Satin
21070-6Ready, Set Jump
21071-2Barfly Blues
21072-2Roland's Rollin'
21073-2The Preacher
21074-6Wailin' The Woodshed
21075-3Downwind
21076-3Why You
same personnel
NYC, July 3, 1957
21082-1Stairway To The Blues
21083-1Gene's Strut
21084-4Small Grevice (Slightly Groovy)
21085-2Try To Forget

MGV 8256   Louis Bellson At The Flamingo

Harry Edison (trumpet) Don Abney (piano) Charles Parham (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 11, 1957
21835-2Flamingo Blues
21836-1Opus Seven-Eleven
21837-1Sweet Georgia Brown
21838-3Broadway
21840-7Medley: Love Is Here To Stay / Flamingo / Sweet Georgia Brown
21841-5Driftwood

MGV 8257   Billie Holiday - Songs For Distingue Lovers

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
20500-6A Foggy Day
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, January 4, 1957
20501-2I Didn't Know What Time It Was
20502-2Just One Of Those Things
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, January 7, 1957
20504-1Day In, Day Out
Joe Mondragon (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) replaces Mitchell, Stoller
Los Angeles, CA, January 8, 1957
20561-2Stars Fell On Alabama
20564-3One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)
** also issued on Verve MGVS 6021.

MGV 8258   Louis Bellson - Let's Call It Swing

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Vincent Forchetti (trombone) Red Press (alto saxophone) Eddie Wasserman (tenor saxophone) Ted Lee (baritone saxophone) Lou Stein (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
NYC, May 30, 1956
2799-6Seedless Grape Fruit
2800-2Flying Hickory
2801-1That's Bell's Son
2802-8Park Avenue Patter
2803-4Smiling King
2806-6Strip Out Sam (Striped Suit Sam)
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
20673-2Drum Solo
Doc Severinsen (trumpet) Sonny Russo (trombone) Red Press (alto saxophone) Eddie Wasserman (tenor saxophone) Ernie Wilkins (baritone saxophone) Irving Josephs (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 25, 1957
20678-1Jack's Up
20679-1Go Ahead
20680-3Swing This
20681-4Let's Call It Swing

MGV 8259   Anita O'Day - Anita Sings The Most

Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Milt Holland or John Poole (drums) Anita O'Day (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, January 31, 1957
20684-6They Can't Take That Away From Me / 'S Wonderful
20685Love Me Or Leave Me
20686That Old Devil Moon
20687Tenderly
20688We'll Be Together Again
20689Stella By Starlight
20690Them There Eyes
20691Takin' A Chance On Love
20692I've Got The World On A String
20693You Turned The Tables On Me
20694Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered
** originally intended as Verve MGV 2086.
** also issued on ARS G 426 entitled "Anita Sings For Oscar".

MGV 8260   Dizzy Gillespie - Duets

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone -3,4) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone -1,2) Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, December 11, 1957
1. 21845-2 | 62VK451Wheatleigh Hall
2. 21846Sumphin'
3. 21847-1Con Alma
4. 21848-14Haute Mon'
** part of Verve VE2 2505.

MGV 8261   The Genius Of Coleman Hawkins

Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, October 16, 1957
21750-3The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise
21751-1My Melancholy Baby (Melancholy)
21752-2Somebody Loves Me
21753-3I'll Never Be The Same
21754-4 | 63VK643How Long Has This Been Going On
21755-5You're Blase
21756-3I Wished On The Moon
21757-5Like Someone In Love
21760-4There's No You
21761-1Ill Wind (You're Blowin' Me No Good)
21762-3 | 63VK644In A Mellow Tone (Baby, You And Me)
21763-5Blues For Rene
** also issued on Verve MGVS 6033.

MGV 8262   Dizzy Gillespie/Sonny Stitt/Sonny Rollins - Sonny Side Up

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, December 19, 1957
21857 | 62VK497The Eternal Triangle
21857AOn The Sunny Side Of The Street
21857B | 62VK498After Hours
21857C | 63VK627I Know That You Know
** part of Verve VE2 2505.

MGV 8263   Stan Getz/Chet Baker - Stan Meets Chet

Chet Baker (trumpet -2/4) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Jodie Christian (piano) Victor Sproles (bass) Marshall Thompson (drums)
Robert Jordan & Associates Recorders, Chicago, IL, February 16, 1958
1. 21954-1Jordu
2. 21955-1Medley: Autumn In New York / Embraceable You / What's New
3. 21956-1I'll Remember April
4. 21957-1Half-Breed Apache

MGV 8264   Ella Fitzgerald At The Opera House

Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
"Opera House", Chicago, IL, October 19, 1957
Don't Cha Go 'Way Mad
It's All Right With Me
Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered
These Foolish Things
Ill Wind
64VK317Goody Goody
Moonlight In Vermont
Roy Eldridge (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Stan Getz, Coleman Hawkins, Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips, Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
"Shrine Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, October 25, 1957
Stompin' At The Savoy
Oh, Lady Be Good
** also issued on Verve MGVS 6026.

MGV 8265   Stan Getz And J.J. Johnson At The Opera House (mono)

J.J. Johnson (trombone -1/5) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone -1/4,6) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
"Opera House", Chicago, IL, October 19, 1957
1.Billie's Bounce
2.Blues In The Closet
3.My Funny Valentine
4.Crazy Rhythm
5. 62VK456Yesterdays
6. 62VK457It Never Entered My Mind
** also issued on Verve V 8490. Verve 825 100-1 entitled "The Stan Getz And J.J. Johnson Set 1957".

MGV 8266   Coleman Hawkins And Roy Eldridge At The Opera House (mono)

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone -1/6,8) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
"Opera House", Chicago, IL, October 19, 1957
1.Bean Stalkin'
2.Tea For Two
3. 63VK642The Walker
4.Kerry
5.I Can't Get Started
6.Time On My Hands
7.Blue Moon
8.Cocktails For Two

MGV 8267   The JATP All-Stars At The Opera House

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Stan Getz, Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
"Opera House", Chicago, IL, October 19, 1957
Stuffy (an error)
Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Lester Young (tenor saxophone -3) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
"Shrine Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, October 25, 1957
1.The Slow Blues
2.Merry Go Round
3.Medley (Stuffy): Polka Dots And Moonbeams / Drum Feature
** also issued on Verve MGVS 6029, V/V6 8489.

MGV 8268   The Oscar Peterson Trio At The Concertgebouw

Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
"Concertgebouw", Amsterdam, Holland, April 12, 1958
The Lady Is A Tramp
Daahoud
We'll Be Together Again
Bluesology (Bags' Groove)
Budo
I've Got The World On A String
When Lights Are Low
Evrev

MGV 8269   The Modern Jazz Quartet And The Oscar Peterson Trio At The Opera House

Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass): same personnel
"Opera House", Chicago, IL, October 19, 1957
Should I
Big Fat Mama
Indiana
Joy Spring
Elevation
Milt Jackson (vibraphone) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
D&E Blues
Now's The Time
'Round Midnight
** also issued on Verve MGVS 6069, V/V6 8482.

MGV 8270   Stephane Grappelli And Stuff Smith (not released)

Stephane Grappelli, Stuff Smith (violin) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
Paris, France, May 4, 1957
21120-2Mean To Me
21123-1Don't Get Around Much Anymore
21124-3No Points Today
21125-1Chapeau Blues
21126-2The Lady Is A Tramp

MGV 8271   Johnny Hodges And The Ellington Men - The Big Sound

Clark Terry (trumpet) Ray Nance (trumpet, violin) Quentin Jackson, John Sanders, Britt Woodman (trombone) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Russell Procope (alto saxophone, clarinet) Harry Carney (baritone saxophone) Billy Strayhorn (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Sam Woodyard (drums)
NYC, June 26, 1957
21041-2Gone And Crazy
21042-3Segdoh
21043-1Little Rabbit Blues
21044-3Johnny Come Lately
add Cat Anderson, Harold Baker, Willie Cook (trumpet) Paul Gonsalves (tenor saxophone)
NYC, September 3, 1957
21384-7 | 62VK449Don't Call Me, I'll Call You
21385-4An Ordinary Thing
21386-1 | 62VK446Waiting For Duke
21387-3Dust Bowl
omit Anderson, Cook, Sanders, Woodman, Gonsalves
21388-3Viscount
21389-3Bouquet Of Roses
21390-2Digits
21391-2 | 62VK464Early Morning Rock
** also issued on Verve MGVS 6017.

MGV 8272   Teddy Wilson - The Impeccable Mr. Wilson

Teddy Wilson (piano) Al Lucas (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, September, 1956
3100-2I Want To Be Happy
3101-1Ain't Misbehavin'
3102-2Honeysuckle Rose
3103-2Fine And Dandy
3104-3Sweet Lorraine
3105-2I've Found A New Baby
3106-1It's The Talk Of The Town
3107-1Laura
3108-1Undecided
3109-3Time On My Hands
3110-2Who Cares
3111-1Our Love Is Here To Stay

MGV 8273   Toshiko Akiyoshi - The Many Sides Of Toshiko

Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano) Gene Cherico (bass) Jake Hanna (drums)
NYC, October 4, 1957
21519The Man I Love
21520Minor Mood
21521After You've Gone
21522We'll Be Together Again
21523Toshi's Fantasy: Down A Mountain / Phrygian Waterfall / Running Stream
21524Studio J
21526Bags' Groove
21527Imagination

MGV 8274   Ben Webster - Soulville

Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 15, 1957
21740-4 | 62VK239Love Come Back To Me
21741-1Where Are You
21742-5 | 62VK238Makin' Whoopee
21743-5Ill Wind
21744-6Late Date
21745-2Time On My Hands
21749-1Soulville

MGV 8275   Lionel Hampton (not released)

Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, September 13, 1954
1947-4It's A Blue World (short version)
1954-2Indiana
Lionel Hampton (vibraphone, piano, vocals) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, September 15, 1954
1971-3Hamp's Boogie Woogie
1972-2Honeysuckle Rose
1974-2A Foggy Day
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 saxophone) Ritney Brauer, Eddie Chamblee (tenor saxophone) Joe Evans (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone, 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
2392-2 | 62VK222Air Mail Special
2393-2Flying Home

MGV 8276   Gene Krupa - Krupa Rocks

Gail Curtis (clarinet, tenor saxophone) Teddy Napoleon (piano) Mort Herbert (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
Chicago, IL, October 1, 1957
21544-5Heart Of My Heart
21545-4Gone With The Wind
21546-2Pick Yourself Up
21547-14Fireplace Blues
21548-2But Not For Me
21549-4Memories Of You
21550-10Three Little Words
21551-4Avalon
21552-7I Only Have Eyes For You
21553-2Indiana

MGV 8277   The Perennial George Lewis

Thomas Jefferson (trumpet, vocals) Jim Robinson (trombone) George Lewis (clarinet) Joe Robichaux (piano) Alcide "Slow Drag" Pavageau (bass) Joe Watkins (drums, vocals)
Chicago, IL, January 14, 1958
21992-2Ace In The Hole
21993-3It's A Long Way To Tipperary
21994-2West End Blues
21995-3Jambalaya
21996-6Wolverine Blues
21997-4(Precious Lord) Take My Hand
21998-4Mack The Knife
21999-1Yaaka Hula Hickey Dula
22000-1Careless Love
22001-1Hindustan

MGV 8278   Herb Ellis (not released)

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 11, 1957
21612-1Patti Cake
21613-5Blues For Janet
21614-1Big Red's Boogie Woogie
21615-1Tin Roof Blues
21617-1Blues For Junior
21618-4Soft Winds
21619-1Pap's Blues

MGV 8279   Buddy DeFranco (not released)

Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Georgie Auld (tenor saxophone) Victor Feldman (vibraphone) Carl Perkins (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, October 30, 1957
21809-9The Sheik Of Araby
21810-2Flying Home
21811-4Soft Winds
Larry Bunker (vibraphone) Bob Neel (drums) replaces Feldman, Levey
21816-2Oh, Lady Be Good
Ray Linn (trumpet) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Paul Smith (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Milt Holland (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, October 31, 1957
21819-3Cross Your Heart
Howard Roberts (guitar) replaces Kessel
21821-2Medley: Dancing In The Dark / Moonglow / Time On My Hands
21822-11Indian Love Call
** transfered to Verve MGV 2108.

MGV 8280   Louis Bellson And His Orchestra - Music, Romance And Especially Love

Harry Edison (trumpet) Juan Tizol (valve trombone) Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Buddy Collette (tenor saxophone, flute) Bob Poland (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 24, 1957
21142-1Feather's Nest
21143-2Ting-A-Ling
21144-2The Best Days
21145-3Hammer's Hang Up
21146-3Music, Romance And Especially Love
21147-5Delightfully Yours
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, July 25, 1957
21148-1Escapade
21149-2Undecided
21150-5Mambo Portofino
21151-2Caravan
21152-6Over We Go
21153-3Cire's Thought
** also issued on Verve MGVS 6034.

MGV 8281   Lee Konitz - Tranquility

Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Billy Bauer (guitar) Henry Grimes (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, October 22, 1957
21570-28Stephanie
21571-33Memories Of You
21572-10People Will Say We're In Love
21573-17When You're Smiling
21574-26Sunday
21575-29Lennie Bird
21576-33The Nearness Of You
21577-42Jonquil

MGV 8282   Stuff Smith - Have Violin, Will Swing

Stuff Smith (violin) Carl Perkins (piano) Curtis Counce (bass) Frank Butler (drums)
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, January 21, 1957
20589-1It's Wonderful
20590-6Comin' Thru The Rye
20591-7Ja-Da
Stuff Smith (violin) Carl Perkins (piano) Red Callender (bass) Oscar Bradley (drums)
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, February 5, 1957
20612-2(Back Home Again In) Indiana
20613-3Blow, Blow, Blow
20614-1Calypso
20615-2I Wrote My Song
20616-4Oh, But It Is
20617-1Stop, Look
20618-4Would You Object

MGV 8283   Anita O'Day Sings The Winners

Bill Catalano, Jules Chaiken, Phil Gilbert, Lee Katzman, Sam Noto (trumpet) Jim Amlotte, Bob Enevoldsen, Kent Larsen, Archie LeCoque, Kenny Shroyer (trombone) Lennie Niehaus, Bud Shank (alto saxophone) Richie Kamuca, Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Jack Dulong (baritone saxophone) Marty Paich (piano) Red Kelly (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Anita O'Day (vocals) Russ Garcia (arranger, director)
Los Angeles, CA, April 2, 1958
22182-9What's Your Story, Morning Glory
22183-3My Funny Valentine
22184-8Sing, Sing, Sing
22185-1Body And Soul
22186-4The Peanut Vendor
22187-2Frenesi
Bill Catalano, Jules Chaiken, Phil Gilbert, Lee Katzman, Sam Noto (trumpet) Jim Amlotte, Bob Enevoldsen, Kent Larsen, Archie LeCoque, Kenny Shroyer (trombone) Lennie Niehaus, Bud Shank (alto saxophone) Richie Kamuca, Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Jack Dulong (baritone saxophone) Marty Paich (piano, arranger) Red Kelly (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Anita O'Day (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, April 3, 1958
22194-6Take The "A" Train
22195-8Tenderly
22196-5Four Brothers
22197-7Early Autumn
22198-4Interlude (Night In Tunisia)
22199-6Four
** also issued on Verve MGVS 6002, V/V6 8485.

MGV 8284   The JATP All-Stars At The Opera House (not released)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
"Opera House", Chicago, IL, October 20, 1957
Now's The Time
Autumn In New York
Wee
'Round Midnight
Dear Old Stockholm

MGV 8285   Buddy Rich In Miami

Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Ronnie Ball (piano) Peter Ind (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Johnina Hotel", Miami, FL, May, 1957
22377Lover Come Back To Me
22378Topsy
22379Undecided
22380Broadway
22381Jumpin' At The Woodside

MGV 8286   Lee Konitz With Strings - An Image

Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Gene Orloff (violin) Alan Shulman (cello) 2 strings (strings) Lou Stein (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Bill Russo (arranger, conductor)
NYC, February 6, 1958
21918-5'Round Midnight
21919-13What's New
21920-1/2/3Music For Alto Saxophone And Strings, Part 1/3
21921An Image Of Man, Part 1/7
21936-5I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
21937-4Blues For Our Children
21938-3The Daffodil's Smile
21921An Image Of Man (concluded)
** also issued on Verve MGVS 6035.

MGV 8287   On The Town With The Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
"Town Tavern Club", Toronto, Canada, July 5, 1958
22364Sweet Georgia Brown
22365Should I
22366When Lights Are Low
22367Easy Listening Blues
22368Pennies From Heaven
22369The Champ
22370Moonlight In Vermont
** also issued on Verve MGVS 6036.

MGV 8288   Ella Fitzgerald/Count Basie/Joe Williams - One O'Clock Jump

Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones (trumpet) Joe Newman (trumpet, arranger) Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell (trombone) Bill Graham (alto saxophone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone, flute, arranger) Frank Foster (tenor saxophone, arranger) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Joe Williams (vocals) Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, January 4, 1956
2620-6Smack Dab In The Middle
2625-6Amazing Love
add Quincy Jones (trumpet, arranger)
NYC, January 5, 1956
2626-10Only Forever
2627-4Stop Pretty Baby, Top
Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones (trumpet) Joe Newman (trumpet, arranger) 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, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Ella Fitzgerald, Joe Williams (vocals)
NYC, June 25, 1956
2901Too Close For Comfort
omit Fitzgerald
NYC, June 26, 1956
2906-3Don't Worry 'Bout Me
add Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, June 27, 1956
2911-2One O'Clock Jump (long version)
2913-2From Coast To Coast
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)
Los Angeles, CA, August, 1957
21447 | 64VK365Jamboree
21448I Don't Like You No Move

MGV 8289   This Is Tal Farlow

Eddie Costa (piano) Tal Farlow (guitar) Bill Tackus or Knobby Totah (bass) Jimmy Campbell (drums)
NYC, January 17 & 18, March 3, 1958
22026-5Lean On Me
22027-9Wonder Why
22028-13Night And Day
22029-16Stella By Starlight
22032-43The More I See You
22033-11All The Things You Are
22034-17How Long Has This Been Going On
22035-11Topsy

MGV 8290   This Is Ray Brown

Jerome Richardson (flute) Oscar Peterson (piano, organ) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, February 27 & 28, 1958
22042-5Bric A Brac
22043-6Upstairs Blues
22044-21The Nearness Of You
22045-11Take The "A" Train
22046-18Indiana
22047-15Jim
22048-18Cool Walk

MGV 8291   Count Basie - Hall Of Fame

Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones (trumpet) Joe Newman (trumpet, arranger) Quincy Jones (trumpet, arranger -1, arranger -2/8) Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell (trombone) Bill Graham (alto saxophone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone, flute, arranger) Frank Foster (tenor saxophone, arranger) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Joe Williams (vocals) Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, January 5, 1956
1. 2629-1Big Red
2. 2631-5Blues Inside Out
3. 2632-4Dolphin Dip
4. 2633-4Flute Juice
5. 2634-5Lady In Lace
6. 2635-3Stompin' And Jumpin'
7. 2636-2Trick Or Treat
8. 2637-5Move
Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones (trumpet) Joe Newman (trumpet, arranger) 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, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Joe Williams (vocals)
NYC, June 26, 1956
2905-9Slats
2907-4Low Life
add Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, June 27, 1956
2909-6Lollypop
** also issued on ARS G 422 entitled "Basie's Best".

MGV 8292   Gene Krupa Plays Gerry Mulligan Arrangements

Al DeRisi, Ernie Royal, Doc Severinsen, Al Stewart (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Kai Winding (trombone) Sam Marowitz, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Frank Socolow, Eddie Wasserman (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Jimmy Gannon (bass) Gene Krupa (drums) Gerry Mulligan (arranger, conductor)
Fine Recording, NYC, October 20, 1958
22520Bird House
22521Margie
22522Mulligan Stew
22523Yardbird Suite
Al DeRisi, Mark Markowitz, Ernie Royal, Doc Severinsen, Al Stewart (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Willie Dennis, Urbie Green, Kai Winding (trombone) unknown (tuba) Sam Marowitz, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Frank Socolow, Eddie Wasserman (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Jimmy Gannon (bass) Gene Krupa (drums) Gerry Mulligan (arranger, conductor)
Fine Recording, NYC, October 21 & 22, 1958
22524-3Begin The Beguine
22525-5Sugar
22526-4The Way Of All Flesh
22527-4Birds Of A Feather
22528-4Sometimes I'm Happy
22529-3How High The Moon
22530-3 | 62VK230 | 63VK633Disc Jockey Jump
22531-3If You Were The Only Girl In The World
** also issued on Verve MGVS 6008.

MGV 8293   Harry Edison Swings Buck Clayton And Vice Versa

Buck Clayton, Harry Edison (trumpet) Jimmy Forrest (tenor saxophone) Eddie Costa (vibraphone) Jimmy Jones (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Joe Benjamin (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, October 16, 1958
22505Memories For The Count
22506Come With Me
22507Critic's Delight
22508Medley: It All Depends On You / How Long Has This Been Going On / Makin' Whoopee / Charmaine
22509Oh How I Hate To Get Up In The Morning
** also issued on Verve MGVS 6016.

MGV 8294   Stan Getz - The Steamer

Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Lou Levy (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, November 24, 1956
4059-1Blues For Mary Jane
4060-3There'll Never Be Another You
4061-2You're Blase
4062-1Too Close For Comfort
4063-2Like Someone In Love
4064-5How About You

MGV 8295   Harry Edison - The Swinger

Harry Edison (trumpet) Jimmy Forrest (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Jones (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Joe Benjamin (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, September 18, 1958
22467-4Pussy Willow
22468-1The Very Thought Of You
22469-2Nasty
22470-2The Strollers
22471-1Sunday
22473-5Fair Ground
** also issued on Verve MGVS 6037.

MGV 8296   Stan Getz - Award Winner

Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Lou Levy (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, August 2, 1957
21225-1Where Or When
21226-2Woody'n You
21227-1Smiles
21228-1Three Little Words
21231-1Time After Time
21232-1This Can't Be Love

MGV 8297   Bobby Scott - Serenata

Bobby Scott (piano) Dick Garcia (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass)
NYC, July 7, 1958
22292-5The Nearness Of You
22293-4I Remember You
22294-2Serenata
22295-7Blues For Jamie
22296-1Fine And Dandy
22297-4Every Woman
22298-5The Poddler
22299-2Black Coffee
22300-1New Orleans Stomp
22301-3Lover Man
** also issued on Verve MGVS 6031.

MGV 8298   Lester Young/Harry Edison - Going For Myself...

Harry Edison (trumpet) Lester Young (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, July 31, 1957
21205-2St. Tropez
21206-1Flic
21208-2Our Love Is Here To Stay
21209-3Sunday
Harry Edison (trumpet) Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Lou Stein (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Mickey Sheen (drums)
Fine Recording, NYC, February 7, 1958
21926-4Waldorf Blues
21928-2You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me

MGV 8299   Teddy Wilson - These Tunes Remind Me Of You

Teddy Wilson (piano) Al Lucas (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, September, 1956
3112-3When You're Smiling
3113-1Imagination
3114-1The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise
3115-6I've Got The World On A String
3116-3Whispering
3117-1Poor Butterfly
3118-1Rosetta
3119-1Basin Street Blues
3120-1How Deep Is The Ocean
3121-1Just One Of Those Things
3122-2Have You Met Miss Jones
3123-1It Don't Mean A Thing