Verve Records Catalog: 8400 series

Verve Jazz 8400 series (12 inch LP)

MGV 8400   Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich - Krupa And Rich

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

V/V6 8400   Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich - Krupa And Rich

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

MGV 8401   Stan Getz At Large, Vol. 1 (not released)

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Jan Johansson (piano) Daniel Jordan (bass) William Schiopffe (drums)
"Kildevangs Church", Copenhagen, Denmark, January 14 & 15, 1960
26879Night And Day
26880Pammie's Tune
26882I Like To Recognize The Tune
26883When The Sun Comes Out
26888Just A Child
26889The Folks Who Live On The Hill
26890Ah-Moore

V/V6 8401   An Electrifying Evening With The Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Leo Wright (alto sax, flute) Lalo Schifrin (piano) Bob Cunningham (bass) Chuck Lampkin (drums) Candido (congas)
"The Museum Of Modern Art", NYC, February 9, 1961
61VK257Kush
61VK258Salt Peanuts
61VK259The Mooche
61VK260A Night In Tunisia

MGV 8402   Stan Getz At Large, Vol. 2 (not released)

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Jan Johansson (piano) Daniel Jordan (bass) William Schiopffe (drums)
"Kildevangs Church", Copenhagen, Denmark, January 14 & 15, 1960
26884In Your Own Sweet Way
26886Cafe Montmartre Blues
26887Goodbye
26891Land's End
26893He Was Too Good To Me
26894Younger Than Springtime
26895In The Night

V/V6 8402   The Jimmy Giuffre 3 - Thesis

Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet) Paul Bley (piano) Steve Swallow (bass)
Olmsted Sound Studios, NYC, August 4, 1961
61VK267That's True, That's True
61VK268Ictus
61VK269Asphalt (as The Gamut)
61VK270Sonic
61VK271Carla
61VK272Whirrrr
61VK273Goodbye
61VK274Flight

MGV 8403   no information

V/V6 8403   Sonny Stitt (not released)

Sonny Stitt (alto, tenor sax) Lou Levy (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, June 20, 1960
23270-4 | 73L5866Don't Get Around Much Anymore
23271-3 | 73L5867I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
23272-3 | 73L5868Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
23273-3 | 73L5869C Jam Blues
23274-10 | 73L5870In My Solitude
23276-1 | 73L5862It Don't Mean A Thing
23277-12 | 73L5863I'm Beginning To See The Light
23278-5 | 73L5864Perdido
23279-2 | 73L5865Sophisticated Lady
** transfered to Verve V6 8837.

MGV 8404   Sonny Stitt (not released)

Sonny Stitt (alto, tenor sax) unidentified orchestra, Ralph Burns (arranger, director)
NYC?, March 6 & 7, 1961
23502-4 | 61VK399They Say It's Wonderful
23503-3 | 61VK362Time After Time
23504-2 | 61VK363I Love You
23505-2 | 61VK364Once In A While
23506-1 | 61VK365Talk To Me
23507-2 | 61VK366Try A Little Tenderness
23508-2 | 61VK367Back To My Home Town
23509-3 | 61VK368All Of You
23510-1 | 61VK369I Never Felt That Way Before
23511-6 | 61VK370World Really Isn't
** transfered to Verve V/V6 8451.

V/V6 8404   not used

MGV 8405   Stan Getz And J.J. Johnson (not released)

no details

V/V6 8405   not used

MGV 8406   Johnny Hodges, Lawrence Brown And Ben Webster (not released)

no details

V/V6 8406   Johnny Hodges - Blue Hodge

Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Wild Bill Davis (organ) Les Spann (guitar, flute) Sam Jones (bass -1,3/5) Louis Hayes (drums -1,3/5)
NYC, August 23, 1961
1. 61VK292Blue Hodge
2. 61VK293It Shouldn't Happen To A Dream
3. 61VK294Why Are You Blue
4. 61VK295Knuckles
5. 61VK296Stand By Blues
Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Wild Bill Davis (organ) Les Spann (guitar, flute) Sam Jones (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
NYC, August 24, 1961
61VK297Hodge-Podge
61VK298There Is No Greater Love
61VK299And Then Some
61VK300I Wonder Why
61VK301Azure Te!

MGV 8407   Roy Eldridge (not released)

no details

V/V6 8407   The Essential Count Basie

Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wilkins (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto sax, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto, tenor sax, arranger) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Paul Quinichette (tenor sax) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Bixie Crawford (vocals -1) Buck Clayton, Andy Gibson, Buster Harding, Nat Pierce, Don Redman, A.K. Salim (arranger)
NYC, July 22 & 23, 1952
1. 827-2Paradise Squat
2. 831-3Blee Blop Blues (as Tippin' On The Q.T.)
Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto sax, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto, tenor sax, arranger) Frank Wess (tenor sax) Frank Foster (tenor sax, arranger) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Manny Albam, Neal Hefti (arranger)
NYC, August 16, 1954
1888-3You For Me
1891-2Two For The Blues
Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell (trombone) Bill Graham (alto sax) Marshall Royal (alto sax, clarinet) Frank Wess (tenor sax, flute) Frank Foster (tenor sax, arranger) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar, arranger) Eddie Jones (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Joe Williams (vocals) Wild Bill Davis, Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, May 17, 1955
2347-2 | 64VK364Every Day I Have The Blues
2348-5The Comeback
2349-2 | 62VK208Alright, Okay, You Win
same personnel
NYC, July 26, 1955
2351-1 | 62VK210April In Paris
Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones (trumpet) Joe Newman (trumpet, arranger) Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell (trombone) Bill Graham (alto sax) Marshall Royal (alto sax, clarinet) Frank Foster (tenor sax) Frank Wess (tenor sax, flute) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Joe Williams (vocals) Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, June 27, 1956
2911-2One O'Clock Jump (long version)
Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell (trombone) Bill Graham (alto sax) Marshall Royal (alto sax, clarinet) Frank Foster (tenor sax) Frank Wess (tenor sax, flute) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) 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
Blee Blop Blues

V/V6 8408   Various Artists - Collectors' Choice (not released)

no details

V/V6 8409   The Essential Charlie Parker

Mitch Miller (oboe, English horn) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Bronislaw Gimpel, Max Hollander, Milton Lomask (violin) Frank Brieff (viola) Frank Miller (cello) Meyer Rosen (harp) Stan Freeman (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) Jimmy Carroll (arranger, conductor)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, November 30, 1949
319-5 | 62VK204Just Friends
323-2I Didn't Know What Time It Was
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Thelonious Monk (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, June 6, 1950
410-4Bloomdido
Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January 17, 1951
489-2Au Privave
490-3She Rote
491-1K.C. Blues
Red Rodney (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) John Lewis (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
RCA Victor's 24th Street Studios, NYC, August 8, 1951
611-3Swdish Schnapps
611-4-
Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Benny Carter, Johnny Hodges, Charlie Parker (alto sax) Flip Phillips, Ben Webster (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July, 1952
805-2Funky Blues
Charlie Parker (alto sax) Hank Jones (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Fulton Recording, NYC, December 30, 1952
1120-2Kim
Charlie Parker (alto sax) Al Haig (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Fulton Recording, NYC, July 28, 1953
1246-3Chi-Chi

V/V6 8410   The Essential Billie Holiday

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) Carl Drinkard (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Carson Smith (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals) Gilbert Millstein (narrator)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, November 10, 1956
Lady Sings The Blues
It Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do
Trav'lin' Light
I Love My Man
Body And Soul
Don't Explain
Buck Clayton (trumpet) Tony Scott (clarinet) Al Cohn (tenor sax) Carl Drinkard (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Carson Smith (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
Yesterdays
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
I'll Be Seeing You
My Man
I Cried For You
Fine And Mellow
I Cover The Waterfront
What A Little Moonlight Can Do

V/V6 8411   Dizzy Gillespie - Perceptions

Dizzy Gillespie, Bernie Glow, Robert Nagel, Ernie Royal, Doc Severinsen, Nick Travis (trumpet) Paul Faulise, Urbie Green, Dick Hixson, Jimmy Knepper (trombone) John Barrows, Jim Buffington (French horn) Harvey Phillips, William Stanley (tuba) Gloria Agostini, Laura Newell (harp) George Duvivier (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Gunther Schuller (conductor) J.J. Johnson (arranger)
NYC, May 18, 1961
61VK261The Sword Of Orion
61VK262Jubelo
61VK263Blue Mist
61VK264Fantasia
61VK265Horn Of Plenty
61VK266Ballade

V/V6 8412   Stan Getz - Focus

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Allan Martin, Gerald Tarack (violin) Jacob Glick (viola) Bruce Rogers (cello) Steve Kuhn (piano) John Neves (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) unidentified woodwinds, Hershey Key (conductor) Eddie Sauter (arranger)
NYC, July 14, 1961
61VK275I'm Late, I'm Late
61VK276Her
61VK277Pan
61VK278I Remember When
same personnel
NYC, July 28, 1961
61VK279Night Rider
61VK280Once Upon A Time
61VK281A Summer Afternoon
** also issued on Verve VE1 2528.

V/V6 8413   Bob Brookmeyer - 7 x Wilder

Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Bill Crow (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
NYC, June 29, 1961
61VK231The Wrong Blues
61VK232I'll Be Around
61VK233It's So Peaceful In The Country
61VK234Blues For Alice
61VK235Who Can I Turn To
61VK236While We're Young
61VK237That's The Way It Goes

V/V6 8414   Gene Krupa - Percussion King

Bernie Glow, Jimmy Maxwell, Ernie Royal, Doc Severinsen (trumpet) Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Tom Mitchell (trombone) Don Butterfield (tuba) Toots Mondello, Jerry Sanfino (alto sax) Romeo Penque, Eddie Wasserman (tenor sax) Danny Bank (tenor sax, flute) Hank Jones (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Gene Krupa (drums) Mousie Alexander, Doug Allen, Joe Venuto (percussion) George Williams (arranger)
NYC, June 5, 1961
61VK312American Bolero
61VK313The Galloping Comedians
61VK314Meadowland
Ernie Royal, Doc Severinsen, Joe Wilder (trumpet) Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Tom Mitchell (trombone) Don Butterfield (tuba) Toots Mondello, Jerry Sanfino (alto sax) Romeo Penque, Eddie Wasserman (tenor sax) Danny Bank (tenor sax, flute) Milt Hinton (bass) Gene Krupa (drums) Mousie Alexander, Doug Allen, Joe Venuto (percussion) George Williams (arranger)
NYC, June 12, 1961
61VK315Espana Cani
61VK316Arab Dance
61VK317Valse Triste
Bernie Glow, Jimmy Maxwell, Ernie Royal, Doc Severinsen (trumpet) Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Tom Mitchell (trombone) Don Butterfield (tuba) Toots Mondello, Jerry Sanfino (alto sax) Romeo Penque, Eddie Wasserman (tenor sax) Danny Bank (tenor sax, flute) Moe Wechsler (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Gene Krupa (drums) Mousie Alexander, Doug Allen, Joe Venuto (percussion) George Williams (arranger)
NYC, June 16, 1961
61VK318Poet And Peasant Overture
61VK319Sabre Dance
61VK320March (From The Nutcracker Suite)
61VK320ARitual Fire Dance
** also issued on Verve V/V6 8450 entitled "Classics In Percussion".

V/V6 8415   Gerry Mulligan And The Concert Jazz Band Present A Concert In Jazz

Don Ferrara, Doc Severinsen, Nick Travis (trumpet) Willie Dennis (trombone) Alan Raph (bass trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, arranger) Bob Donovan (alto sax, flute) Gene Quill (alto sax, clarinet) Jim Reider (tenor sax) Gene Allen (baritone sax, bass clarinet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax, piano, director) Bill Crow (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Johnny Carisi, Gary McFarland, George Russell (arranger)
Webster Hall, NYC, July 10 & 11, 1961
61VK335All About Rosie
61VK336Weep
61VK337Chuggin'
61VK338Israel
61VK339Summer's Over
61VK340All About Rosie, Part 3
61VK341I Know, Don't Know How
** part of Mosaic MD4-221.

V/V6 8416   Jack Teagarden - Mis'ry And The Blues

Don Goldie (trumpet) Jack Teagarden (trombone, vocals) Henry Guesta (clarinet) Don Ewell (piano) Shay Torrent (organ -8) Stan Puls (bass) Ronnie Greb (drums)
Chicago, IL, June, 1961
1.Don't Tell A Man About His Woman
2.Basin Street Blues
3.Froggie Moore Blues
4.I Don't Want To Miss Mississippi
5.It's All In Your Mind
6.Mis'ry And The Blues
7.Original Dixieland One-Step
8.Love Lies
9.Afternoon In August
10.Peaceful Valley

V/V6 8417   not used

V/V6 8418   Stan Getz, Bob Brookmeyer - Recorded Fall 1961

Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Stan Getz (tenor sax) Steve Kuhn (piano) John Neves (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
San Francisco, CA, September 12 & 13, 1961
61VK286Minuet Circa '61
61VK287Would You Care
61VK288Nice Work If You Can Get It
61VK289Thump, Thump, Thump
61VK290A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
61VK291Love Jumped Out

V/V6 8419   Cal Tjader - In A Latin Bag

Paul Horn (flute, alto sax) Cal Tjader (vibes) Lonnie Hewitt (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Johnny Rae (drums) Wilfredo Vicente (congas) Armando Peraza (bongos)
Los Angeles, CA, August 28 & 29, 1961
61VK414Ben Hur (Love Theme)
61VK415Davita
61VK416On Green Dolphin Street
61VK417Pauneto's Point
61VK418Speak Low
61VK419Triste
61VK420Misty
61VK421Mambo In Miami
61VK422Ecstasy
61VK423Half And Half

V/V6 8420   Oscar Peterson - The Trio - Live From Chicago

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
"London House", Chicago, IL, July 28, 1961
61VK402Billy Boy
61VK404I've Never Been In Love Before
61VK405In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning
61VK470Chicago
same personnel
"London House", Chicago, IL, July 29, 1961
61VK463The Night We Called It A Day
61VK471Sometimes I'm Happy
61VK535Whisper Not

V/V6 8421   not used

V/V6 8422   not used

V/V6 8423   Dizzy Gillespie - Carnegie Hall Concert

John Frosk, Clark Terry, Nick Travis, Carl Warwick (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Paul Faulise, George Matthews, Arnett Sparrow, Britt Woodman (trombone) John Barrows, Richard Berg, Jim Buffington, Gunther Schuller (French horn) Don Butterfield (tuba) Leo Wright (alto sax, flute) Lalo Schifrin (piano) Art Davis (bass) Chuck Lampkin (drums) Ray Barretto, Julio Collazo, Jose Mangual (percussion) Joe Carroll (vocals)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, March 4, 1961
61VK248This Is The Way
61VK249Manteca
61VK251Ool-Ya-Koo
61VK256Tunisian Fantasy
Kush

V/V6 8424   Spotlight On Jacy Parker

Ernie Royal (trumpet) Jacy Parker (piano, vocals) Don Cinderella (bass) Sticks Evans (drums)
NYC, 1961
I Thought About You
Guess Who I Saw Today
Here Comes Trouble Again
My Ship
Time After Time
You're The Cream In My Coffee
I Like The Likes Of You
Sweet William
Long Gone Love
You Mean Old World
But Beautiful

V/V6 8425   Buddy Rich - Blues Caravan

Rolf Ericson (trumpet) Sam Most (flute, alto sax) Mike Mainieri (vibes) Johnny Morris (piano) Wyatt Ruther (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, August 14, 1961
61VK354Caravan
same personnel
NYC, August 16, 1961
61VK356B.R. Blues
same personnel
NYC, probably August 16, 1961
Blowin' The Blues Away
Late Date
Young Blood
I Remember Clifford

V/V6 8426   Gene Ammons, Sonny Stitt - Boss Tenors

Sonny Stitt (alto, tenor sax) Gene Ammons (tenor sax) John Houston (piano) Charles Williams (bass) George Brown (drums)
Chicago, IL, August 27, 1961
61VK380Blues Up And Down
61VK384Counter Clockwise
61VK385There Is No Greater Love
61VK386The One Before This
61VK387Autumn Leaves
** part of Verve 2V6S 8812.

V/V6 8427   Kai Winding - Kai Ole

Joe Newman, Doc Severinsen (trumpet) probably Clark Terry (flugelhorn) Billy Byers, Kai Winding (trombone) Tony Studd, George West (bass trombone) Phil Woods (alto sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax, clarinet) probably Ross Tompkins (piano) Harold Gaylor (bass) Ray Rodriguez (bongos) and others
NYC, August 23, 1961
61VK434Besame Mucho
61VK435Adios
61VK436The Surrey With The Fringe Arriba (aka The Surrey With The Fringe On Top)
same personnel
NYC, August 24, 1961
61VK437Manteca
61VK438Hojas De Otano (aka Autumn Leaves)
61VK439Dansero
61VK440Que Pasa
same personnel
NYC, August 25, 1961
61VK441Hacia El Fin De La Tierra (aka To The Ends Of The Earth)
61VK442Amour
61VK443Them There Ojos (aka Them There Eyes)
61VK444Caribe
61VK445Esto Es Felicidad

V/V6 8428   The Best Of Yves Montand - On Broadway

Yves Montand (vocals) and others
circa 1960???
26676Mon Manege A Moi
26677L'assassin Du Dimanche
26678La Tete A L'ombre
26679Calcutti Calcutta
26680Monsieur Petit Louis
26681Pour Pierrette Et Pierrot
26682La Fille Du Boulanger
26683Tu R'passeras
26684Planter Cafe
26685Le Petit Mome
26686Le Puits
26687Dans Les Plaines Du Far West
** reissue of Verve MGV 15014 entitled "Aimez-Vous Yves".

V/V6 8429   Oscar Peterson, Milt Jackson - Very Tall

Milt Jackson (vibes) Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
NYC, September 15, 1961
61VK344On Green Dolphin Street
61VK345Reunion Blues
same personnel
NYC, September 18, 1961
61VK347Heartstrings
61VK348The Work Song
61VK349John Brown's Body
61VK350A Wonderful Guy

V/V6 8430   Sonny Rollins - Brass And Trio

Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Henry Grimes (bass -1/3) Charles "Specs" Wright (drums -1/3)
Beltone Recording Studios, NYC, July 10, 1958
1.What's My Name
2.If You Were The Only Girl In The World
3.Manhattan
4.Body And Soul
Nat Adderley (cornet) Reunald Jones, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry (trumpet) Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Frank Rehak (trombone) Don Butterfield (tuba) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Dick Katz (piano) Rene Thomas (guitar) Henry Grimes (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Ernie Wilkins (arranger, conductor)
Metropolitan Studios, NYC, July 11, 1958
Who Cares
Love Is A Simple Thing
Grand Street (Verve ending)
Far Out East

V/V6 8431   not used

V/V6 8432   Stan Getz, Charlie Byrd - Jazz Samba

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Charlie Byrd (guitar) Gene Byrd (guitar, bass) Keter Betts (bass) Buddy Deppenschmidt (drums) Bill Reinchenbach (percussion)
"All Souls Unitarian Church", Washington, DC, February 13, 1962
62VK339Baia
62VK340Samba Triste
62VK341Desafinado
62VK342E Luxo So
62VK343O Pato (The Duck)
62VK344Samba Dees Days
62VK345Samba De Uma Nota So (One Note Samba)
** part of Verve 823 611-1.

V/V6 8433   The Essential Art Tatum

Art Tatum (piano)
Los Angeles, CA, December 28, 1953
1413-4Elegy
1428-1Dixieland Band
1433-1Tenderly
1441-1Jitterbug Waltz
1442-1Someone To Watch Over Me
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, December 29, 1953
1464-1Would You Like To Take A Walk
1477-1Willow Weep For Me
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1954
1607-1You're Blase
Ben Webster (tenor sax) Art Tatum (piano) Red Callender (bass) Bill Douglas (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 11, 1956
2992-1My Ideal

V/V6 8434   Swinging All The Way With Frances Faye

Stu Williamson (trumpet) Bud Shank (alto sax) Al Hendrickson (guitar) Frances Faye (vocals) Marty Paich (arranger) and others
Los Angeles, CA, November 20, 1961
61VK531Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me
61VK532It's All Right With Me
61VK533Love For Sale
61VK534So In Love
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, November 21, 1961
61VK536Should I
61VK537Them Who Has Gets
61VK538There Will Never Be Another You
61VK539Miss Otis Regrets
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, November 24, 1961
61VK540Everything Happens To Me
61VK541More Than You Know
61VK542That's All
61VK543Don't Worry 'Bout Me

V/V6 8435   not used

V/V6 8436   not used

V/V6 8437   not used

V/V6 8438   Gerry Mulligan And The Concert Jazz Band On Tour

Conte Candoli, Don Ferrara, Nick Travis (trumpet) Willie Dennis (trombone) Alan Raph (bass trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, piano) Bob Donovan (alto sax) Gene Quill (alto sax, clarinet) Jim Reider, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gene Allen (baritone sax, bass clarinet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax, arranger) Buddy Clark (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
"Santa Monica Auditorium", Santa Monica, CA, October 1, 1960
61VK547Come Rain Or Come Shine
61VK548The Red Door
61VK549Go Home
Brookmeyer plays (valve trombone)
live in Berlin, West Germany, November 4, 1960
61VK551Theme From "I Want To Live"
same personnel
live in Milan, Italy, November 14, 1960
61VK545Go Home
61VK546Apple Core
61VK550Barbara's Theme
** part of Mosaic MD4-221.

V/V6 8439   Sister Rosetta Tharpe - The Gospel Truth

unknown (piano) unknown (organ) Sister Rosetta Tharpe (guitar, vocals) unknown (drums) unknown (vocal group)
NYC, December 11 & 13, 1961
61VK613On My Way
61VK614This Is A Mean Old World To Live In
61VK615This Train
61VK616I Heard My Mother Call My Name
61VK617In These Dark Hours Of Distress (as Stretch Out)
61VK618Ring Those Golden Bells
61VK619I Llok Down The Line And I Wonder
61VK620Nobody Knows, Nobody Cares
61VK659That's All

V/V6 8440   Mel Torme - My Kind Of Music

Mel Torme (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Geoff Love (conductor)
London, England, 1961
61VK668?You And The Night And The Music
By Myself
Shine On Your Shoes
Welcome To The Club
Mel Torme (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Tony Osborne (conductor)
Stranger In Town
Born To Be Blue
Dancing In The Dark
Mel Torme (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Wally Scott (conductor)
I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plans
Country Fair
61VK676?The Christmas Song
Alone Together

V/V6 8441   Eddie Condon, Lil Armstrong - Chicago And All That Jazz

Jimmy McPartland (trumpet, vocals) Jack Teagarden (trombone, vocals) Pee Wee Russell (clarinet) Bud Freeman (tenor sax) Joe Sullivan (piano) Eddie Condon (guitar) Bob Haggart (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
NYC, October 30, 1961
61VK514Logan Square
61VK515Chicago
61VK516After You've Gone
61VK517China Boy
Jimmy McPartland (trumpet, vocals) Jack Teagarden (trombone, vocals) Pee Wee Russell (clarinet) Bud Freeman (tenor sax) Joe Sullivan (piano) Eddie Condon (guitar) Bob Haggart (bass) Gene Krupa (drums) Lil Armstrong, Blossom Sealey (vocals)
NYC, October 31, 1961
61VK518Take Me To The Land Of Jazz
61VK519Sugar
61VK521Nobody's Sweetheart
61VK523Wolverine Blues
61VK524Chicago
Lil Armstrong (piano)
61VK520The Pearls (as Original Boogie)
61VK522Original Rag

V/V6 8442   Anita O'Day - All The Sad Young Men

Herb Pomeroy (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer, Willie Dennis (trombone) Walt Levinsky (clarinet, alto sax) Phil Woods (alto sax) Jerome Richardson, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Anita O'Day (vocals) Gary McFarland (arranger, director) and others
NYC, October 16, 1961
61VK481One More Mile
61VK482The Ballad Of All The Sad Young Men
61VK483Up State
61VK484You Come A Long Way From St. Louis
61VK485Senor Blues
61VK486Boogie Blues
61VK487A Woman Alone With The Blues
61VK488I Want To Sing A Song
61VK489Night Bird
61VK490Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me

V/V6 8443   Gary McFarland - How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying

Bernie Glow, Herb Pomeroy, Doc Severinsen, Clark Terry (trumpet) Bob Brookmeyer, Billy Byers, Willie Dennis (trombone) Ed Wasserman (clarinet) Phil Woods (alto sax) Al Cohn, Oliver Nelson (tenor sax) Sol Schlinger (baritone sax) Hank Jones (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Gary McFarland (arranger, conductor)
NYC, November 8, 1961
61VK503Love From A Heart Of Gold
61VK506Grand Old Ivy, Part 2
McFarland plays (vibes, arranger, conductor). Joe Newman (trumpet) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Joe Benjamin (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) replaces Glow, Hall, Duvivier, Lewis
NYC, November 14, 1961
61VK499How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying
61VK500Happy To Keep His Dinner Warm
61VK501Grand Old Ivy, Part 1
McFarland plays (arranger, conductor). Bernie Glow (trumpet) Jim Hall (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) replaces Newman, Burrell, Benjamin, Johnson
NYC, November 15, 1961
61VK502Paris Original
61VK504I Believe In You
61VK505Brotherhood Of Man

V/V6 8444   Ray Brown, Cannonball Adderley - Ray Brown With The All Star Big Band

Nat Adderley, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Paul Faulise, Melba Liston, Britt Woodman (trombone) Cannonball Adderley, Earl Warren (alto sax) Budd Johnson, Seldon Powell (tenor sax) Yusef Lateef (tenor sax, flute) Jerome Richardson (baritone sax, flute) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (cello) Sam Jones (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, January 22, 1962
62VK260My One And Only Love
62VK264Two For The Blues
62VK266Baubles, Bangles And Beads
Nat Adderley, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Paul Faulise, Melba Liston, Britt Woodman (trombone) Cannonball Adderley, Earl Warren (alto sax) Budd Johnson, Seldon Powell (tenor sax) Yusef Lateef (tenor sax, flute) Jerome Richardson (baritone sax, flute) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, January 23, 1962
62VK258Work Song
62VK259It Happened In Monterey
62VK261Tricotism
62VK262Thumbstring
62VK263Cannon Bilt
62VK265Day In, Day Out
** also issued on Verve VSP 10 entitled "Cannonball Adderley, Ray Brown - Two For The Blues".

V/V6 8445   not used

V/V6 8446   Mary Kaye - For The Record

Don Burke, Ronald Mancuso, Murray McEachern, Kenny Shroyer (trombone) Red Norvo (vibes) Robert Small (piano) Mary Ellen Pursley (guitar) Ernest McDaniel (bass) George Gustafsson (drums) Chico Guerrero (congas)
Los Angeles, CA, August 9, 1961
27074-7 | 61VK647An Occasional Man
27075-8 | 61VK645All At Once You Love Her
27076-6 | 61VK646I Should Care
27077-5 | 61VK644Bill Bailey Fugue
27078-7 | 61VK648Squeeze Me
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, August 10, 1961
27079-5 | 61VK649My Kind Of Girl
27080-6 | 61VK650All About Love
27081-10 | 61VK651For The First Time
27082-6 | 61VK652Day By Day
27083-12 | 61VK653September Song
27084-3 | 61VK654All Or Nothing At All
27085-1 | 61VK655Unchained Melody

V/V6 8447   Terry Gibbs - That Swing Thing

Terry Gibbs (vibes) Pat Moran (piano) Jimmy Bond (bass) Gary Frommer (drums)
"Shelly's Manne-Hole", Hollywood, CA, April 5-8, 1961
61VK238Moanin'
61VK239Let My People Blow
61VK240Blues Wednesday
61VK242The Mannehole March
61VK244Three Blind Mice
61VK247Stella By Starlight

V/V6 8448   Herb Ellis - Softly... But With That Feeling

Victor Feldman (vibes, piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Ronnie Zito (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 12 & 13, 1961
61VK634John Brown's Body
61VK635Gravy Waltz
61VK636Detour Ahead
61VK637One Note Samba
61VK638Like Someone In Love
61VK639You'd Better Be Ready
61VK641Toni
61VK642Jim's Blues

V/V6 8449   not used

V/V6 8450   Gene Krupa - Classics In Percussion

Bernie Glow, Jimmy Maxwell, Ernie Royal, Doc Severinsen (trumpet) Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Tom Mitchell (trombone) Don Butterfield (tuba) Toots Mondello, Jerry Sanfino (alto sax) Romeo Penque, Eddie Wasserman (tenor sax) Danny Bank (tenor sax, flute) Hank Jones (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Gene Krupa (drums) Mousie Alexander, Doug Allen, Joe Venuto (percussion) George Williams (arranger)
NYC, June 5, 1961
61VK312American Bolero
61VK313The Galloping Comedians
61VK314Meadowland
Ernie Royal, Doc Severinsen, Joe Wilder (trumpet) Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Tom Mitchell (trombone) Don Butterfield (tuba) Toots Mondello, Jerry Sanfino (alto sax) Romeo Penque, Eddie Wasserman (tenor sax) Danny Bank (tenor sax, flute) Milt Hinton (bass) Gene Krupa (drums) Mousie Alexander, Doug Allen, Joe Venuto (percussion) George Williams (arranger)
NYC, June 12, 1961
61VK315Espana Cani
61VK316Arab Dance
61VK317Valse Triste
Bernie Glow, Jimmy Maxwell, Ernie Royal, Doc Severinsen (trumpet) Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Tom Mitchell (trombone) Don Butterfield (tuba) Toots Mondello, Jerry Sanfino (alto sax) Romeo Penque, Eddie Wasserman (tenor sax) Danny Bank (tenor sax, flute) Moe Wechsler (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Gene Krupa (drums) Mousie Alexander, Doug Allen, Joe Venuto (percussion) George Williams (arranger)
NYC, June 16, 1961
61VK318Poet And Peasant Overture
61VK319Sabre Dance
61VK320March (From The Nutcracker Suite)
61VK320ARitual Fire Dance
** reissue of Verve V/V6 8414 entitled "Percussion King".

V/V6 8451   The Sensual Sound Of Sonny Stitt With The Ralph Burns Strings

Sonny Stitt (alto, tenor sax) unidentified orchestra, Ralph Burns (arranger, director)
NYC?, March 6 & 7, 1961
23502-4 | 61VK399They Say It's Wonderful
23503-3 | 61VK362Time After Time
23504-2 | 61VK363I Love You
23505-2 | 61VK364Once In A While
23506-1 | 61VK365Talk To Me
23507-2 | 61VK366Try A Little Tenderness
23508-2 | 61VK367Back To My Home Town
23509-3 | 61VK368All Of You
23510-1 | 61VK369I Never Felt That Way Before
23511-6 | 61VK370World Really Isn't
** originally intended as Verve MGV 8404.

V/V6 8452   Johnny Hodges With Billy Strayhorn And The Orchestra

Cat Anderson, Harold Baker, Bill Berry, Ed Mullens (trumpet) Howard McGhee (trumpet -5) Lawrence Brown, Chuck Connors, Quentin Jackson (trombone) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor sax) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Russell Procope (alto sax, clarinet) Paul Gonsalves (tenor sax) Harry Carney (baritone sax) Jimmy Jones (piano) Aaron Bell (bass) Sam Woodyard (drums) Billy Strayhorn (arranger, conductor)
NYC, December 11, 1961
1. 61VK572Stardust
2. 61VK573I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
3. 61VK575Don't Get Around Much Anymore
4. 61VK576Jeep's Blues
5. 61VK577Azure
6. 61VK578The Gal From Joe's
Cat Anderson, Bill Berry, Ed Mullens (trumpet) Harold Baker (trumpet -1,2,4,5) Howard McGhee (trumpet -2,3) Lawrence Brown, Chuck Connors, Quentin Jackson (trombone) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor sax) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Russell Procope (alto sax, clarinet) Paul Gonsalves (tenor sax) Harry Carney (baritone sax) Jimmy Jones (piano) Aaron Bell (bass) Sam Woodyard (drums) Billy Strayhorn (arranger, conductor)
NYC, December 12, 1961
1. 61VK580Day Dream
2. 61VK581Tailor Made
3. 61VK584I'm Just A Lucky So And So
4. 61VK585Your Love Has Faded
5. 61VK586Juice A-Plenty

V 8453   Lightnin' Hopkins - Fast Life Woman

no details

V/V6 8454   Oscar Peterson - West Side Story

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
NYC, January 24 & 25, 1962
62VK246Something's Coming
62VK247Somewhere
62VK248Jet Song
62VK249Tonight
62VK250Maria
62VK251I Feel Pretty
62VK252Reprise

V/V6 8455   Bob Brookmeyer - Gloomy Sunday And Other Bright Moments

Bernie Glow, Joe Newman, Doc Severinsen, Clark Terry (trumpet) Wayne Andre, Bob Brookmeyer, Billy Byers, Alan Raph (trombone) Wally Kane (bassoon -1) Eddie Caine (alto sax) Phil Woods (alto sax -1,3) Gene Quill (alto sax -2) Phil Bodner (tenor sax) Al Cohn (tenor sax -2,3) Gene Allen (baritone sax) Eddie Costa (vibes) Hank Jones (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
NYC, November 6 or 8, 1961
1. 61VK507Gloomy Sunday
2. 61VK508Caravan
3. 61VK509Some Of My Best Friends
Bernie Glow, Doc Severinsen, Clark Terry, Nick Travis (trumpet) Wayne Andre, Bob Brookmeyer, Bill Elton, Alan Raph (trombone) Eddie Caine, Phil Woods (alto sax) Phil Bodner, Al Cohn (tenor sax) Gene Allen (baritone sax) Eddie Costa (vibes) Hank Jones (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
NYC, November 7, 1961
61VK512Ho Hum
61VK513Why Are You Blue
61VK544Days Gone By, Oh My!
Billy Byers (trombone) Eddie Wasserman (alto sax) replaces Elton, Woods
NYC, November 8 or 6, 1961
61VK510Detour Ahead
61VK511Where Oh Where

V/V6 8456   The Kid Ory Story - Storyville Nights

Andrew Blakeney (trumpet) Kid Ory (trombone) Bob McCracken (clarinet) Bob Van Eps (piano) Johnny St. Cyr (guitar) Bob Boyack (bass) Doc Cenardo (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 5, 1961
61VK564Storyville Blues
61VK565Doctor Jazz
61VK566Milenberg Joys
61VK567Jelly Roll Blues
61VK568Winin' Boy Blues
61VK569Boogaboo
61VK570Smoke House
61VK571Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans

V/V6 8457   not used

V/V6 8458   not used

V/V6 8459   Cal Tjader - Saturday Night, Sunday Night At The Blackhawk

Cal Tjader (vibes) Lonnie Hewitt (piano) Freddy Schreiber (bass) Johnny Rae (drums)
"The Blackhawk", San Francisco, CA, January 27 & 28, 1962
Summertime
222 Time
Noonie's Groove
This Can't Be Love
Stablemates
Weep
Fred's Ahead
Stompin' At The Savoy

V/V6 8460   not used

V/V6 8461   not used

V/V6 8462   not used

V/V6 8463   not used

V/V6 8464   not used

V/V6 8465   Jack Teagarden - Think Well Of Me

Don Goldie (trumpet) Jack Teagarden (trombone, vocals) Russ Case-Bob Brookmeyer Orchestra, unidentified strings, and others
NYC, January 17, 1962
62VK326Where Are You
62VK328Cottage For Sale
62VK329In A Little Waterfront Cafe
same personnel
NYC, January 18, 1962
62VK330Don't Smoke In Bed
62VK331T'ain't So Honey, T'ain't So
62VK333I'm A Fool About My Mama
62VK334Guess I'll Go Back Home This Summer
same personnel
NYC, January 19, 1962
62VK335Country Boy Blues
62VK336Old Folks
62VK337Round The Old Deserted Farm
62VK338Think Well Of Me

V/V6 8466   The Gerry Mulligan Quartet

Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, piano) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Bill Crow (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, May 14 & 15, 1962
62VK477?Piano Train
62VK481Lost In The Stars
62VK483I Know, Don't Know How
62VK485I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
62VK486Love In New Orleans
I Believe In You

V 8467   Dalida - I Feel So Alive

Dalida (vocals) unidentified studio orchestra
Paris, France, 1961-1962
62VK512Un Uomo Vivo
62VK513Comme Une Symphonie
62VK514Garde Moi La Derniere Danse
62VK515Pepe
62VK516Cordoba
62VK517La Joie D'aimer
62VK51824 Milabaci
62VK519S'endormir Comme D'habitude
62VK520Mon Amour Oublie
62VK521Aimez-Vous Brahms-Theme
62VK522Vieni Vieni
62VK523Le Bonheur
62VK524Je Me Sens Vivre
62VK525Nuit D'espagne

V/V6 8468   Gene Ammons, Sonny Stitt - Boss Tenors In Orbit!

Gene Ammons, Sonny Stitt (tenor sax) Don Patterson (organ) Paul Weeden (guitar) Billy James (drums)
NYC, February, 1962
62VK267Long Ago And Far Away
62VK268Walkin'
62VK269Why Was I Born
62VK270John Brown's Body
62VK271Bye Bye Blackbird
** part of Verve 2V6S 8812.

V/V6 8469   Don Randi - Where Do We Go From Here

Don Randi (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 31 & February 1, 1962
62VK302T.J.'s Blues
62VK303Waltzing Matilda
62VK304I Love Paris
62VK305That's All
62VK306Take Six
62VK307Interlude
62VK308Autumn Leaves
62VK309Gypsy In My Soul

V/V6 8470   Cal Tjader Plays The Contemporary Music Of Mexico And Brazil

Paul Horn, John Lowe, Don Shelton (reeds) Cal Tjader (vibes) Clare Fisher (piano) Freddie Schreiber (bass) Johnny Rae (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 28, 1962
62VK257Silenciosa
Paul Horn, John Lowe, Don Shelton (reeds) Gene Cipriano, Bernie Fleischer (reeds -1,3/5) Cal Tjader (vibes) Clare Fisher (piano) Laurindo Almeida (guitar -1,3/5) Freddie Schreiber (bass) Johnny Rae (percussion) Milt Holland (percussion -1,3/5) Ardeen De Camp (vocals -2,6)
Los Angeles, CA, March 5, 1962
1. 62VK273Elizete
2. 62VK274Song
3. 62VK275Meditacao
4. 62VK276Se E Tarde Me Perdoa
5. 62VK277Tentacao Do Inconveniente
6. 62VK278Imagen
Gene Cipriano, Bernie Fleischer, Paul Horn, John Lowe, Don Shelton (reeds) Cal Tjader (vibes) Clare Fisher (piano) Laurindo Almeida (guitar) Freddie Schreiber (bass) Milt Holland, Johnny Rae (percussion)
Los Angeles, CA, May 21, 1962
62VK320Vai Querer
62VK321Nao Diga Nada
62VK322Weeping Bossa Nova (as Choro E Batuque)
Paul Horn, John Lowe, Don Shelton (reeds) Cal Tjader (vibes) Clare Fisher (piano) Freddie Schreiber (bass) Johnny Rae (drums) Ardeen De Camp (vocals)
62VK318Que Tristeza
62VK319Preciosa

V/V6 8471   Buddy Rich, Gene Krupa - Burnin' Beat

Don Goldie, Al Stewart, Nick Travis, Joe Wilder (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Frank Rehak (trombone) Danny Bank, Sam Marowitz, Jerry Sanfino, Eddie Wasserman (reeds) John Bunch (piano) George Barnes, Howard Collins (guitar) Herman "Trigger" Alpert (bass) Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, January 18, 1962
62VK283Jumpin' At The Woodside
62VK284King Porter Stomp
62VK285Perdido
62VK286Evolution
omit Stewart, Travis, Rehak, Sanfino
NYC, January 19, 1962
62VK287Hawaiian War Chant
62VK288Night Train
62VK289It Don't Mean A Thing
Duet

V/V6 8472   Anita O'Day, Cal Tjader - Time For Two

Cal Tjader (vibes) Lonnie Hewitt or Bob Corwin (piano) Freddy Schreiber (bass) Johnny Rae (drums) Anita O'Day (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, February 26, 27 & 28, 1962
62VK383Thanks For The Memory
62VK384I Shouldn't Happen To A Dream
62VK385Just In Time
62VK386Under A Blanket Of Blue
62VK387That's You Red Wagon
62VK388Peel Me A Grape
62VK389An Occasional Man
62VK390The Party's Over
62VK391I Believe In You
62VK392Mr. Sandman
62VK393Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year
62VK394I'm Not Supposed To Be Blue Blues

V/V6 8473   not used

V/V6 8474   The Unpredictable Jimmy Smith - Bashin'

Jimmy Smith (organ) Quentin Warren (guitar) Don Bailey (drums)
NYC, March 26, 1962
62VK323I'm An Old Cowhand
Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Doc Severinsen, Joe Wilder (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Britt Woodman (trombone) Tom Mitchell (bass trombone) Jerry Dodgion, Phil Woods (alto sax) Bob Ashton, Babe Clarke (tenor sax) George Barrow (baritone sax) Jimmy Smith (organ) Barry Galbraith (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Oliver Nelson (arranger, conductor)
62VK324In A Mellow Tone
62VK325Step Right Up, Part 1 & 2
Jimmy Smith (organ) Quentin Warren (guitar) Don Bailey (drums)
NYC, March 28, 1962
62VK378Bashin'
62VK379Beggar For The Blues
Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Doc Severinsen, Joe Wilder (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Britt Woodman (trombone) Tom Mitchell (bass trombone) Jerry Dodgion, Phil Woods (alto sax) Bob Ashton, Babe Clarke (tenor sax) George Barrow (baritone sax) Jimmy Smith (organ) Barry Galbraith (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Oliver Nelson (arranger, conductor)
62VK376Walk On The Wild Side, Part 1
62VK377Walk On The Wild Side, Part 2
62VK380Ol' Man River

V/V6 8475   Don Goldie - Trumpet Exodus

Don Goldie (trumpet) unidentified orchestra
1962
62VK423Exodus
62VK424Tammy
62VK425That's All
62VK426Willow Weep For Me
62VK427My Funny Valentine
62VK428Mack The Knife
62VK429It Could Happen To You
62VK430The Tender Trap
62VK431Beautiful Love
62VK432Night Side
62VK433South Of The Border
62VK434Blue Dawn

V/V6 8476   The Oscar Peterson Trio With The All Star Big Band! - Bursting Out

Nat Adderley (cornet) Roy Eldridge, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal, Snooky Young (trumpet) Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Jimmy Cleveland, Paul Faulise, Slide Hampton, Melba Liston, Britt Woodman (trombone) Ray Alonge, Jim Buffington, Willie Ruff, Morris Secon, Julius Watkins (French horn) Don Butterfield (tuba) Cannonball Adderley, Norris Turney (alto sax) James Moody, Jerome Richardson (tenor sax) George Dorsey, Seldon Powell (baritone sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums) Ernie Wilkins (arranger, conductor)
NYC, June 13, 1962
62VK496Blues For Big Scotia
same personnel
NYC, June 14, 1962
62VK501I Love You
62VK502Daahoud
62VK503Tricotism
62VK506Manteca
same personnel
NYC, June 15, 1962
62VK499West Coast Blues
same personnel
NYC, June 24, 1962
62VK500Here's That Rainy Day
62VK504I'm Old Fashioned
62VK505Young And Foolish

V/V6 8477   Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins, Sonny Stitt - Dizzy, Rollins And Stitt

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto sax -2) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax -1) Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, December 11, 1957
1. 21845-2 | 62VK451Wheatleigh Hall
2. 21847-1Con Alma
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto sax) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, December 19, 1957
21857 | 62VK497The Eternal Triangle
21857B | 62VK498After Hours

V/V6 8478   Gerry Mulligan, Paul Desmond - Blues In Time

Paul Desmond (alto sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) 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
** reissue of Verve MGV 8246.

V/V6 8479   not used

V/V6 8480   Oscar Peterson - The Sound Of The Trio

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
"London House", Chicago, IL, August 20, 1961
61VK465Ill Wind
61VK466Tricotism
same personnel
"London House", Chicago, IL, August 25, 1961
61VK469Kadota's Blues
same personnel
"London House", Chicago, IL, October, 1961
61VK661Thag's Dance
On Green Dolphin Street

V/V6 8481   not used

V/V6 8482   The Modern Jazz Quartet And The Oscar Peterson Trio At The Opera House

Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
"Opera House", Chicago, IL, October 19, 1957
Should I
Big Fat Mama
Indiana
Joy Spring
Elevation
Milt Jackson (vibes) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
D & E Blues
Now's The Time
'Round Midnight
** reissue of Verve MGV 8269.

V/V6 8483   Anita O'Day - This Is Anita

Milt Bernhart, Lloyd Elliott, Joe Howard, Si Zentner (trombone) Corky Hale (harp) Paul Smith (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Anita O'Day (vocals) unidentified strings, Buddy Bregman (arranger, director)
Los Angeles, CA, December 6, 1955
2555-6 | 20000-6 | 63VK411Beautiful Love
2556-6 | 20001-6 | 63VK406As Long As I Live
2557-7 | 20002-7 | 63VK403Who Cares
2558-4 | 20003-4 | 63VK405Fine And Dandy
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, December 7, 1955
2559-10 | 20004-10 | 63VK410I Fall In Love Too Easily
2560-4 | 20005-4 | 63VK404I Can't Get Started
2561-4 | 20006-4 | 63VK402A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
2562-9 | 20007-9 | 63VK408Time After Time
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, December 8, 1955
2563-7 | 20008-7 | 63VK400You're The Top
2564-10 | 20009-10 | 63VK407No Moon At All
2565-1 | 20010-1 | 63VK401Honeysuckle Rose
2566-8 | 20011-8 | 63VK409I'll See You In My Dreams
** reissue of Verve MGV 2000 entitled "Anita O'Day Sings - Anita".

V/V6 8484   Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich - The Original Drum Battle

Roy Eldridge, Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Benny Carter (alto sax) Flip Phillips, Lester Young (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 13, 1952
Perdido
Willie Smith (alto sax) Hank Jones (piano) Gene Krupa (drums)
Idaho
Sophisticated Lady
Flying Home
Drum Boogie
Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich (drums)
The Drum Battle
** reissue of Verve MGV 8369 entitled "The Drum Battle".

V/V6 8485   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 sax) Richie Kamuca, Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Jack Dulong (baritone sax) 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 sax) Richie Kamuca, Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Jack Dulong (baritone sax) 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
** reissue of Verve MGV 8283.

V/V6 8486   Various Artists - Funky Blues

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

V/V6 8487   unknown artists - unknown title

Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wilkins (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto sax, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto, tenor sax, arranger) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Paul Quinichette (tenor sax) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Bixie Crawford (vocals) Buck Clayton, Andy Gibson, Buster Harding, Nat Pierce, Don Redman, A.K. Salim (arranger)
NYC, July 22 & 23, 1952
827-2Paradise Squat

V/V6 8488   Count Basie Swings And Joe Williams Sings

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

V/V6 8489   The JATP All-Stars At The Opera House

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Stan Getz, Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
"Opera House", Chicago, IL, October 19, 1957
Stuffy (an error)
Sonny Stitt (alto sax) Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Lester Young (tenor sax -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 (as Stuffy): Polka Dots And Moonbeams / Drum Feature
** reissue of Verve MGV 8267.

V 8490   Stan Getz And J.J. Johnson At The Opera House (mono)

J.J. Johnson (trombone -1/5) Stan Getz (tenor sax -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
** reissue of Verve MGV 8265.

V6 8490   Stan Getz And J.J. Johnson At The Opera House (stereo)

J.J. Johnson (trombone -1/4) Stan Getz (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
"Shrine Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, October 25, 1957
1.Billie's Bounce
2.Blues In The Closet
3.My Funny Valentine
4.Crazy Rhythm
5.It Never Entered My Mind
** reissue of Verve MGVS 6027.

V/V6 8491   Mel Torme - I Dig The Duke, I Dig The Count

Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Joe Maini (alto sax) Ed Theodore (tenor sax) Bill Perkins (baritone sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Al Hendrickson (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Mel Torme (vocals) Johnny Mandel (arranger, director)
Los Angeles, CA, December 12, 1960
23400-10 | 62VK549Reminiscing In Tempo
23401-7 | 62VK546Don't Get Around Much Anymore
23402-8 | 62VK550Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'
23403-6 | 62VK545I'm Gonna Go Fishin'
23404-6 | 62VK548Take The "A" Train
23405-4 | 62VK547I Like The Sunrise
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, February 2, 1961
23477-4 | 62VK554Oh What A Night For Love
23478-2 | 62VK551Down For Double
23479-4 | 62VK555Sent For You Yesterday
23480-2 | 62VK552Outskirts Of Town
23481-1 | 62VK553Blue And Sentimental
23482-1 | 62VK556In The Evening (When The Sun Goes Down)
** originally intended as Verve MGV 2153.

V/V6 8492   Johnny Hodges - The Eleventh Hour

Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Bernie Leighton (piano, organ) George Duvivier (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Ray Nance (vocals -4) with Ray Nance (solo violin) unidentified strings, Oliver Nelson (arranger, conductor)
NYC, August 6 & 15, 1962
1. 62VK567Something To Live For
2. 62VK568In A Sentimental Mood
3. 62VK569I Didn't Know About You
4. 62VK570Guitar Amour
5. 62VK571You Blew Out The Flame In My Heart
6. 62VK572The Eleventh Hour Theme
7. 62VK573Love Song From "Mutiny On The Bounty"
8. 62VK574Solitude
9. 62VK575Satin Doll
10. 62VK576Don't Blame Me
11. 62VK577Prelude To A Kiss
12. 62VK578Warm Valley

V/V6 8493   Kai Winding - Suspense Themes In Jazz

unknown (trombone) Kai Winding (trombone, arranger) unknown (piano) unknown (organ) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) unidentified orchestra, Oliver Nelson (arranger)
NYC, July 18, 19 & 26, 1962
62VK490Baby Elephant Walk
62VK491Experiment In Terror
62VK492Night Side
same personnel
NYC, August 23, 1962
62VK558Molly Malone
62VK559Walk On The Wild Side
62VK560Blues Theme From "Reprieve"
62VK561Matari
62VK562Advise And Consent
62VK563Laura
62VK564The 3rd Man Theme
62VK565Stella By Starlight
62VK566Just For Tonight

V/V6 8494   Stan Getz, Gary McFarland - Big Band Bossa Nova

Bernie Glow, Doc Severinsen (trumpet) Clark Terry (flugelhorn) Tony Studd (trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Ray Alonge (French horn) Ed Caine, Romeo Ponque, Jerry Sanfino (flute) Ray Beckenstein (clarinet) Stan Getz (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Tommy Williams (bass) Johnny Rae (drums) Carmen Costa, Jose Paulo (percussion) Gary McFarland (arranger)
Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, August 27, 1962
62VK610Chega De Saudade (Too Much Longing)
62VK613Bin Bom
62VK608Noite Triste (Night Sadness)
62VK609Samba De Uma Nota So (One Note Samba)
Joe Farrante, Nick Travis (trumpet) Willie Dennis (trombone) Walt Levinsky (clarinet) replaces Glow, Terry, Brookmeyer, Sanfino
Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, August 28, 1962
62VK607Manha De Carnaval (Morning Of The Carnival)
62VK611Melancolico (Melancholy)
62VK612Entre Amigos (Sympathy Between Friends)
62VK606Balanco No Samba (Street Dance)
** part of Verve 823 611-1.

V/V6 8495   Jack Teagarden!!

Bobby Hackett (trumpet) Jack Teagarden (trombone, vocals) Bob Wilber (clarinet) Bud Freeman (tenor sax) Hank Jones or Gene Schroeder (piano) George Duvivier (bass) George Wettling or Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
NYC, June 4 & 6, 1962
62VK533Never On Sunday
62VK534On The Atchison, Topeka And Santa Fe
62VK535Time After Time
62VK536Secret Love
62VK537High Hopes
62VK538Dame Blanche
62VK539Johnny
62VK540Moon River
62VK541All The Way
62VK542Gigi
62VK543The Last Time I Saw Paris
62VK544Learnin' The Blues

V/V6 8496   Terry Gibbs - Straight Ahead

Terry Gibbs (vibes) Pat Moran (piano, organ) Max Bennett (bass) Mike Romero (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 30, 1962
62VK310Hey Jim
62VK313Hippie Twist
62VK315For Kepps
Terry Gibbs (vibes) Pat Moran (piano, organ) John Doling (bass) Mike Romero (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 1, 1962
62VK311On Green Dolphin Street
62VK312Memories Of You
62VK314You Go To My Head
62VK316C.C. Blues

V/V6 8497   Shelly Manne, Bill Evans With Monty Budwig - Empathy

Bill Evans (piano) Monty Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
NYC, August 14, 1962
62VK579The Washington Twist
62VK580Danny Boy
62VK581Let's Go Back To The Waltz
62VK582With A Song In My Heart
62VK583Goodbye
62VK584I Believe In You
** part of Verve 314 527 953-2.

V/V6 8498   Bob Brookmeyer - Trombone Jazz Samba

Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, piano) Gary McFarland (vibes) Jim Hall, Jimmy Raney (guitar) Willie Bobo, Carmen Costa, Jose Paulo (percussion)
NYC, August 21 & 23, 1962
62VK597Chara Tua Tristeza
62VK598Manha De Carnaval
62VK599Qual E O Po
62VK600Samba De Orfeu
62VK601Mutiny On The Bounty
62VK602Colonel Bogey Bossa Nova
62VK603A Felicidade
same personnel
NYC, September 14, 1962
62VK616Blues Bossa Nova

V/V6 8499   not used