Verve Records Catalog: 8500 series

Verve Jazz 8500 series (12 inch LP)

V/V6 8500   not used

V/V6 8501   not used

V/V6 8502   not used

V/V6 8503   not used

V/V6 8504   Coleman Hawkins! Roy Eldridge! Johnny Hodges! Alive! At The Village Gate

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Major Holley (bass) Eddie Locke (drums)
"Village Gate", NYC, August 15, 1962
62VK618The Rabbit In Jazz
62VK619Perdido
62VK620Satin Doll

V/V6 8505   Various Artists - The Essential Jazz Vocals

possibly Buck Clayton, Joe Guy (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Willie Smith (alto sax) possibly Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young (tenor sax) Milt Raskin (piano) possibly Irving Ashby (guitar) Red Callender (bass) David Coleman (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
"Embassy Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1946
Strange Fruit
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
Conte Candoli, Pete Candoli, Conrad Gozzo, Ray Linn (trumpet) Milt Bernhardt, Frank Rosolino, Lloyd Ulyate (trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) Herb Geller, Bud Shank (alto sax) Georgie Auld, Bob Cooper (tenor sax) Jimmy Giuffre (baritone sax) Paul Smith (piano) Al Hendrickson (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Anita O'Day (vocals) unidentified strings, Buddy Bregman (arranger, director)
Los Angeles, CA, December 20, 1956
20484-4 | 62VK215Sweet Georgia Brown
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, Lester Young (tenor sax) Frank Wess (tenor sax, flute) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Jimmy Rushing (vocals)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 7, 1957
Sent For You Yesterday (And Here You Come Today)
Big Bill Broonzy (guitar, vocals) Bill Randle (interviewer)
Chicago, IL, July 12 & 13, 1957
26973See See Rider
Louis Armstrong (trumpet, vocals) unknown (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) unidentified orchestra, Russ Garcia (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, August 14, 1957
21288-2East Of The Sun (And West Of The Moon)
Al Porcino, Stu Williamson (trumpet) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Vince DeRosa (French horn) Red Callender (tuba) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Bill Hood (baritone sax) Marty Paich (piano, arranger) Joe Mondragon (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Mel Torme (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, February 11, 1960
23087-5 | 64VK321Just In Time
Don Goldie (trumpet) Jack Teagarden (trombone, vocals) Henry Guesta (clarinet) Don Ewell (piano) Stan Puls (bass) Ronnie Greb (drums)
Chicago, IL, June, 1961
Don't Tell A Man About His Woman

V/V6 8506   not used

V/V6 8507   Cal Tjader - Several Shades Of Jade

Ernie Royal, Clark Terry (trumpet) Urbie Green (trombone) Bob Northern (French horn) Don Butterfield (tuba) Walt Levinsky (flute, woodwinds) Leon Cohen, Irving Horowitz (oboe) George Berg (bassoon, bass clarinet) Phil Bodner, Phil Kraus (reeds, woodwinds) Stan Webb (woodwinds) Arnold Eidus, Leo Kruczek, Emanuel Vardi (violin) Charles McCracken (cello) Robert Maxwell (harp) Cal Tjader (vibes) Lalo Schifrin (piano, arranger, conductor) Jimmy Raney (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Johnny Rae (timbales, percussion) Jack Del Rio (tambourine, congas)
NYC, April 23, 1963
63VK427Tokyo Blues
63VK428Hot Sake
63VK429China Nights
same personnel
NYC, April 24, 1963
63VK430Almond Tree
63VK431Cherry Blossoms
63VK432The Fakir
same personnel
NYC, April 25, 1963
63VK434Borneo
63VK435Sahib
63VK436Song Of The Yellow River

V/V6 8508   Oliver Nelson - Full Nelson

Bernie Glow, Jimmy Maxwell, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Snooky Young (trumpet) Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Jimmy Cleveland, Paul Faulise, Urbie Green, Quentin Jackson, Rod Levitt, Tony Studd (trombone) Willie Dennis (trombone, bass trombone) Ray Alonge, Bob Northern (French horn) Oliver Nelson (tenor, alto sax, arranger, director) Danny Bank, Al Cohn, Jerry Dodgion, George Dorsey, Jerome Richardson, Stan Webb, Phil Woods (reeds) Jimmy Raney (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
NYC, November 19, 1962
62VK700Full Nelson
62VK701Skokiaan
62VK702Ballad For Benny
62VK703Hoe Down
Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Snooky Young (trumpet) Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Quentin Jackson, Tony Studd (trombone) Romeo Penque (flute, baritone sax) George Dorsey (alto sax, oboe) Phil Woods (alto sax, clarinet) Stan Webb (tenor sax, oboe) Oliver Nelson (tenor, alto sax, arranger, conductor) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Harry Breuer (marimba, castanets, metal discs) Jim Hall (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, March 26, 1963
63VK295Paris Blues
63VK296Miss Fine
63VK297Majorca
63VK298Lila's Theme
Webb plays (tenor sax). Phil Bodner (reeds) Phil Kraus (celeste, vibes) replaces Penque, Breuer
NYC, March 28, 1963
63VK309Backwoods
63VK310Cool
63VK311What Kind Of Fool Am I
63VK312You Love But Once

V/V6 8509   Coleman Hawkins - Hawkins! Alive! At The Village Gate

Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Major Holley (bass) Eddie Locke (drums)
"Village Gate", NYC, August 13, 1962
62VK626It's The Talk Of The Town
62VK628Mack The Knife
62VK629Joshua Fit The Battle Of Jericho
62VK630All The Things You Are

V/V6 8510   not used

V/V6 8511   Count Basie - On My Way And Shoutin' Again

Al Aarons, Sonny Cohn, Thad Jones, Fortunatus Fip Ricard, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Henry Coker, Grover Mitchell, Benny Powell (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto sax, clarinet) Frank Foster (tenor sax) Eric Dixon (tenor sax, flute) Frank Wess (tenor, alto sax, flute) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax, flute) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Buddy Catlett (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Neal Hefti (arranger)
NYC, November 2, 3 & 5, 1962
62VK670Rose Bud
62VK691I'm Shouting Again
62VK692Ducky Bumps
62VK693The Long Night
62VK694Jump For Johnny
62VK695Ain't That Right
62VK696Together Again
62VK697Shanghaied
62VK698Skiddin' For Skitch
62VK699Eee Dee

V/V6 8512   not used

V/V6 8513   The Three Sounds - Blue Genes

Gene Harris (piano) Andrew Simpkins (bass) Bill Dowdy (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 12, 13, 14 & 15, 1962
62VK664Blue Genes, Part 1
62VK665Blue Genes, Part 2
62VK671Love Somebody
62VK673Autumn In New York
62VK674Gina My Love
62VK675Mr. Wonderful
62VK677In A Mellow Tone
62VK678Red Sails In The Sunset
62VK681Whims Of Chamberland

V/V6 8514   Anita O'Day And The Three Sounds

Roy Eldridge (trumpet -10) Gene Harris (piano) Andrew Simpkins (bass) Bill Dowdy (drums) Anita O'Day (vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 12, 13, 14 & 15, 1962
1. 62VK672My Heart Stood Still
2. 62VK676Blues By Five
3. 62VK679Someday My Prince Will Come
4. 62VK680Leave It To Me
5. 62VK682All Too Soon
6. 62VK685Fly Me To The Moon (In Other Words)
7. 62VK686When The World Was Young
8. 62VK687My Ship
9. 62VK688Whisper Not
10. 62VK683You And The Night And The Music

V/V6 8515   Gerry Mulligan '63 - The Concert Jazz Band

Don Ferrara, Doc Severinsen, Nick Travis (trumpet) Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Willie Dennis (trombone) Tony Studd (bass trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, piano, arranger) Gene Quill (clarinet, alto sax) Eddie Caine (alto sax, alto flute) Jim Reider (tenor sax) Gene Allen (baritone sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax, clarinet, arranger) Jim Hall (guitar) Bill Crow (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
Webster Hall, NYC, December 18, 1961
61VK592Big City Blues
61VK593Pretty Little Gypsy
61VK594Little Rock Getaway
61VK596-7Ballad
Mulligan plays (baritone sax, arranger)
Webster Hall, NYC, December 19, 1961
61VK597ABig City Life
61VK598ABridgehampton South
61VK612My Kinda Love
Brookmeyer plays (valve trombone, arranger)
Webster Hall, NYC, December 21, 1961
61VK633Bridgehampton Strut
** part of Mosaic MD4-221.

V/V6 8516   Oscar Peterson - Affinity

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Chicago, IL, September 25, 1962
62VK633Waltz For Debby
62VK634Tangerine
62VK635The Gravy Waltz
62VK636Six And Four
same personnel
Chicago, IL, September 26, 1962
62VK637Yesterdays
62VK638This Could Be The Start Of Something Big
62VK639Yours Are My Heart's Delight
same personnel
Chicago, IL, September 27, 1962
62VK640I'm A Fool To Want You
62VK641Baubles, Bangles And Beads

V/V6 8517   not used

V/V6 8518   The Gary McFarland Orchestra

Phil Woods (clarinet) Spencer Sinatra (alto sax, flute) Julian Barber, Allan Goldberg (viola) Aaron Juvelier, Joseph Tekula (cello) Gary McFarland (vibes, arranger, conductor) Bill Evans (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
Webster Hall, NYC, January 24, 1963 or December 18, 1962
63VK219Reflections In The Park
63VK221Night Images
63VK223Tree Patterns
63VK220Peachtree
63VK222Misplaced Cowpoke
63VK218A Moment Alone
** part of Verve 314 527 953-2.

V/V6 8519   Addiss And Crofut - Such Interesting People

Steve Addiss, Bill Crofut
December 12, 1962
62VK72712 Days With Krushev
62VK728Goin' Home
same personnel
December 20 & 21, 1962
62VK745Coulter's Candy
62VK746The Whall
62VK747Willow Weep For Me
62VK748I Saw Her
62VK749Such Interesting People
62VK750Back Band
62VK751Dink's Song
62VK752Mighty Day
62VK753The Missle Song
62VK754Hey Down, Hoe Down
62VK755Our King Went Forth

V/V6 8520   not used

V/V6 8521   not used

V/V6 8522   Luiz Bonfa Plays And Sings Bossa Nova

Oscar Castro Neves (piano) Luiz Bonfa (guitar, vocals) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) unknown (percussion)
December 31, 1962
62VK732Silencio Do Amor
62VK733Tristeza
62VK734Vem So
62VK735Samba Lamento
62VK736Samba De Duas Notas
62VK737Ilha De Coral
62VK738Manha De Carnaval
62VK739Bossa Nova Cha Cha
62VK740Adeus
62VK741Domingo A Noite
62VK742Quebra Mar
62VK743Chora Tua Tristeza
62VK744O Amor Que Acabou

V/V6 8523   Stan Getz, Luiz Bonfa - Jazz Samba Encore!

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Antonio Carlos Jobim (piano, guitar) Luiz Bonfa (guitar) Tommy Williams (bass) George Duvivier (bass -2/5) Paulo Ferreira (drums) Jose Carlos (drums, percussion) Maria Toledo (vocals)
NYC, February 8, 1963
1. 63VK280Sambalero
2. 63VK285So Danco Samba
3. 63VK286Insensatez
4. 63VK287O Morro Nao Tem Vez
5. 63VK306Um Abraco No Getz
Stan Getz (tenor sax) Luiz Bonfa (guitar) Don Payne (bass) Paulo Ferreira (drums) Maria Toledo (vocals)
NYC, February 9, 1963
63VK279Menina Flor
63VK281Samba De Duas Notas
63VK282Manina De Maria (Mania De Maia)
Stan Getz (tenor sax) Luiz Bonfa (guitar) Don Payne (bass) Paulo Ferreira (drums) Dave Bailey (drums, percussion) Maria Toledo (vocals)
NYC, February 27, 1963
63VK283Saudade Vem Correndo
63VK284Ebony Samba
** part of Verve 823 611-1.

V/V6 8524   Last Night With The Don Randi Trio

Don Randi (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
"Sherry's Club", Los Angeles, CA, December 14 & 15, 1962
62VK767Raisins And Almonds
62VK768Surf Song
62VK769Honeysuckle Rose
62VK770God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
62VK771Dy-Yanu
62VK774Tahitian Lullaby
62VK775Makin' Whoopee
62VK776Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
62VK780Lori Ellen
62VK782Sherry Blue

V/V6 8525   Kai Winding Solo

Kai Winding (trombone) Ross Tompkins (piano) Russell George (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, January 4, 1963
63VK234Playboy's Theme
63VK235The Sweetest Sounds
63VK236You've Changed
63VK237I Believe In You
same personnel
NYC, January 24, 1963
63VK248Day Of Wine And Roses
63VK250The Things We Did Last Summer
63VK251Hey There
63VK255How Are Things In Glocca Morra
Kai Winding (trombone) Ross Tompkins (piano) Dick Garcia (guitar) Russell George (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, February 5, 1963
63VK252Recardo (Bossa Nova)
63VK253I'm Your Bunny Bossa Nova
63VK254Capricious

V/V6 8526   Bill Evans - Conversations With Myself

Bill Evans (piano)
NYC, February 6, 1963
63VK299N.Y.C.'s No Lark
same personnel
NYC, February 9, 1963
63VK305'Round Midnight
63VK300How About You
63VK303Stella By Starlight
63VK304Hey There
63VK301Just You, Just Me
same personnel
NYC, May 20, 1963
63VK488Love Theme From "Spartacus"
63VK489Blue Monk
** also issued on Verve 821 984-2.
** part of Verve 314 527 953-2.

V/V6 8527   Herbie Mann - Sound Of 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
21258-8 | 63VK325Stardust
Herbie Mann (flute) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Buddy Clark (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
21260-3 | 63VK324Strike Up The Band
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
Herbie Mann (flute, tenor sax) Johnny Rae (vibes, timbales) Knobby Totah (bass) Santo Miranda (drums) Jose Mangual, Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas, bongos, maracas)
"Basin Street East", NYC, June 30, 1959
22856 | 63VK323The Amazon River
Leo Ball, Jerry Kail, Ziggy Schatz (trumpet) Herbie Mann (flute) Johnny Rae (vibes) Knobby Totah (bass) Rudy Collins (drums) Ray Barretto (congas) Ray Mantilla, Michael Olatunji (percussion)
NYC, May 5, 1960
26702 | 63VK321Dearly Beloved
Leo Ball, Jerry Kail, Ziggy Schatz (trumpet) Herbie Mann (flute) Johnny Rae (vibes) Knobby Totah (bass) Rudy Collins (drums) Ray Barretto, Ray Mantilla, Michael Olatunji (percussion)
NYC, July 26, 1960
26760 | 63VK327Autumn Leaves

V/V6 8528   not used

V/V6 8529   not used

V/V6 8530   J.J. Johnson - J.J.'s Broadway

Paul Faulise, Urbie Green, J.J. Johnson, Lou McGarity, Tom Mitchell (trombone) Hank Jones (piano) Chuck Israels (bass) Walter Perkins (drums)
NYC, March 12, 1963
63VK313Nobody's Heart
63VK314Who Will Buy
63VK315Lovely
63VK316Mira
63VK317The Sweetest Sounds
63VK319A Sleeping Bee
J.J. Johnson (trombone) Hank Jones (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Walter Perkins (drums)
NYC, April 6, 1963
63VK358Put On A Happy Face
63VK359Make Someone Happy
63VK360My Favorite Things
63VK361A Second Chance

V/V6 8531   Cal Tjader - Sona Libre

Cal Tjader (vibes) Clare Fisher (piano, organ) Freddy Schreiber (bass) Johnny Rae (drums) Bill Fitch (congas)
Los Angeles, CA, January 28, 1963
63VK224Hip Walk
63VK240Sally's Tomato
63VK241O Barquinho
63VK242El Muchacho
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, January 29, 1963
63VK243Insight
63VK244Manha De Carnaval
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, January 30, 1963
63VK225My Reverie
63VK245Azul
63VK246Invitation
63VK247Alonzo

V/V6 8532   not used

V/V6 8533   not used

V/V6 8534   Gerry Mulligan Meets Ben Webster

Ben Webster (tenor sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 3, 1959
22973 | 62VK461Chelsea Bridge
22974 | 63VK620Go Home
22975 | 63VK618Who's Got Rhythm
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, December 2, 1959
23006-2 | 63VK619Tell Me When
23008-6 | 63VK616The Cat Walk
23009-2 | 63VK617Sunday
** reissue of Verve MGV 8343.

V/V6 8535   Gerry Mulligan Meets Stan Getz

Stan Getz (tenor, baritone sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone, tenor sax) 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
** reissue of Verve MGV 8249 entitled "Stan Getz, Gerry Mulligan - Getz Meets Mulligan In Hi-Fi".

V/V6 8536   Gerry Mulligan Meets Johnny Hodges

Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax -1/4,6) Claude Williamson (piano) Buddy Clark (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 17, 1959
1. 50171-2 | 63VK421Bunny
2. 50172-8 | 63VK42518 Carrots For Rabbit
3. 50173-3 | 63VK426Shady Side
4. 50175-1 | 63VK424What It's All About
5. 50177-3 | 63VK422What's The Rush
6. 50178-4 | 63VK423Back Beat
** reissue of Verve MGV 8367.

V/V6 8537   not used

V/V6 8538   Oscar Peterson - Night Train

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 15 & 16, 1962
62VK756Night Train
62VK757C Jam Blues
62VK758Georgia On My Mind
62VK759Bags' Groove
62VK760Moten Swing
62VK761Easy Does It
62VK762The Honeydripper
62VK763Things Ain't What They Used To Be
62VK764I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
62VK765Band Call
62VK766Hymn To Freedom

V/V6 8539   Norman Granz Presents "Jazz At The Philharmonic" In Europe, Vol. 1

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Cannonball Adderley, Benny Carter (alto sax) Lalo Schifrin (piano) Art Davis (bass) Chuck Lampkin (drums)
"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, November 21, 1960
63VK377Bernie's Tune
63VK378Swedish Jam
Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Don Byas, Stan Getz, Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) Lalo Schifrin (piano) Art Davis (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
63VK379All The Things You Are
** part of Verve 2V6S 8823.

V/V6 8540   Norman Granz Presents "Jazz At The Philharmonic" In Europe, Vol. 2

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet -2) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Stan Getz (tenor sax) Victor Feldman (vibes, piano) Sam Jones (bass) Louis Hayes (drums)
"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, November 21, 1960
1. 63VK437Sweet Georgia Brown
2. 63VK445Blue 'N Boogie (as Bop 'N Boogie)
3. 63VK438I Waited For You
4. 63VK440Yesterdays
5. 63VK441Trotting

V/V6 8541   Norman Granz Presents "Jazz At The Philharmonic" In Europe, Vol. 3

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Benny Carter (alto sax) Don Byas, Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) Lalo Schifrin (piano) Art Davis (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, November 21, 1960
63VK368Take The "A" Train
63VK373(Back Home Again In) Indiana
63VK369The Ballad Medley: These Foolish Things
63VK370The Ballad Medley: Yesterdays
63VK371The Ballad Medley: The Nearness Of You
63VK372The Ballad Medley: You Go To My Head
63VK446Jazz Portrait Of Brigitte Bardot

V/V6 8542   Norman Granz Presents "Jazz At The Philharmonic" In Europe, Vol. 4

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Leo Wright (flute -1) Stan Getz (tenor sax) Lalo Schifrin (piano) Art Davis (bass) Chuck Lampkin (drums) Candido (bongos -2,3)
"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, November 21, 1960
1. 63VK374Kush
2. 63VK375The Mooch
3. 63VK376Wheatleigh Hall
** part of Verve 2V6S 8823.

V/V6 8543   Bob Brookmeyer - Samba Para Dos

Frank Rehak (trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Jerome Richardson, Phil Woods (alto sax) Leo Wright (alto sax, flute) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Romeo Penque (reeds) Carmelita Koehler (cello) Lalo Schifrin (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Ben Tucker (bass) Dave Bailey (drums) Jose Paulo (percussion)
NYC, February 7, 1963
63VK272It's All Right With Me
63VK273But Not For Me
63VK274Time After Time
63VK275Just One Of Those Things
63VK276What Kind Of Fool Am I
63VK277Samba Para Dos
63VK278I Get A Kick Out Of You
63VK290My Funny Valentine

V/V6 8544   Jimmy Smith - Hobo Flats

Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Quentin Jackson (trombone) George Dorsey, Phil Woods (alto sax) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Jimmy Smith (organ) Milt Hinton (bass) Jimmy Johnson (drums) Oliver Nelson (arranger, conductor)
NYC, March 15, 1963
63VK336Walk Right In
63VK337Trouble In Mind
63VK338Meditation
63VK339Blueberry Hill
George Duvivier (bass) Bill Rodriguez (drums) replaces Hinton, Johnson
NYC, March 20, 1963
63VK340AHobo Flats, Part 1
63VK340BHobo Flats, Part 2
63VK341The Preacher
63VK342I Can't Stop Lovin' You

V/V6 8545   Stan Getz, Joao Gilberto - Getz/Gilberto

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Antonio Carlos Jobim (piano) Joao Gilberto (guitar, vocals) Tommy Williams (bass) Milton Banana (drums) Astrud Gilberto (vocals -2,5)
A&R Recording Studios, NYC, March 18 & 19, 1963
1. 63VK328So Danco Samba
2. 63VK329The Girl From Ipanema
3. 63VK330Vivo Sohando
4. 63VK331Desafinado
5. 63VK332Corcovado
6. 63VK333P'ra Machucar Meu Coracao
7. 63VK334Doralice
8. 63VK335O Grande Amor
** part of Verve 823 611-1.

V/V6 8546   Johnny Hodges (not released)

Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Lalo Schifrin (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, March 26, 1963
63VK349 | 73L5939Wanderlust
63VK350 | 73L5941Somebody Loves Me
63VK351 | 73L5936Dreary Days
63VK352 | 73L5942Away From You
63VK353 | 73L5940All Too Soon
63VK354 | 73L5934Mama Knows
63VK355 | 73L5935I'm In Another World
63VK356 | 73L5937I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
63VK357 | 73L5938B.A. Blues
** transfered to Verve V6 8834.

V/V6 8547   Antonio Carlos Jobim - The Composer Of Desafinado, Plays

Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Leo Wright (alto sax, flute) Antonio Carlos Jobim (piano, guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Edson Machado (drums) unidentified strings, Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor) and others
NYC, May 9 & 10, 1963
63VK447Dreamer
63VK448Meditation
63VK449Desafinado
63VK450Aqua De Beber
63VK451Insensatez
63VK452Chega De Saudade
63VK453Corvocado (Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars)
63VK454One Note Samba
63VK455Favela
63VK456O Morro Nao Tem Vez
63VK457The Girl From Ipanema
63VK458Jazz Samba

V/V6 8548   Kenyon Hopkins - The Yellow Canary

Clark Terry (trumpet -1) Joe Newman (trumpet -2) Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Dick Lieb (trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Romeo Penque, Jerome Richardson (reeds) Eddie Costa (vibes) Lalo Schifrin (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Kenyon Hopkins (arranger, conductor)
NYC, April 15, 1963
1. 63VK380Lissa
2. 63VK381Bake's Lament
Joe Newman (trumpet -1,7,8) Clark Terry (trumpet -2/6,9/11) Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Dick Lieb (trombone) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Romeo Penque, Jerome Richardson (reeds) Eddie Costa (vibes) Lalo Schifrin (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass -1,3,7/9) George Duvivier (bass -2,4/6,10,11) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Kenyon Hopkins (arranger, conductor)
NYC, April 16, 1963
1. 63VK382The Hanging
2. 63VK383On The Roof
3.The Doll
4.The Menace
5.Santa Monica Blues
6.Deserted Canary
7.The Yellow Canary Juke Box
8. 63VK384Spindrift
9. 63VK385Lonesome Canary
10. 63VK386The Whistling Canary
11. 63VK399The Yellow Canary

V/V6 8549   Count Basie - Li'l Ol' Groovemaker... Basie!

Al Aarons, Sonny Cohn, Don Rader, Fortunatus Fip Ricard, Snooky Young (trumpet) Henry Coker, Urbie Green, Grover Mitchell, Benny Powell (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto sax, clarinet) Eric Dixon, Frank Foster, Frank Wess (tenor, alto sax, flute) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Buddy Catlett (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Quincy Jones (arranger)
NYC, April 21, 1963
63VK412Nasty Magnus
63VK413Dum Dum
63VK414Kansas City Wrinkles
63VK415Count 'Em
63VK416Belly Roll
63VK501Pleasingly Plump
same personnel
NYC, April 22, 1963
63VK417Boody Rumble
63VK418Li'l Ol' Groovemaker
63VK419Lullaby For Jolie (Jolie Ann)

V/V6 8550   not used

V/V6 8551   Kai Winding - Soul Surfin'

4 unknown, Kai Winding (trombone) Paul Griffin (electric piano) Jean Jacques Perrey (Ondioline) 4 unknown, Kenny Burrell (guitar) unknown (electric bass) unknown (drums)
NYC, May 27, 1963
63VK470More
63VK471Comin' Home Baby
63VK472Pipeline
63VK473Gravy Waltz
63VK474Hero
same personnel
NYC, May 28, 1963
63VK475Surf Bird
63VK476Tube Wail
63VK477Hearse Ride
same personnel
NYC, May 31, 1963
63VK478China Nights
63VK479Sukiyaki
63VK480Spinner
63VK481Soul Surfin'

V/V6 8552   Jimmy Smith - Any Number Can Win

Jimmy Maxwell, Joe Newman, Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Melba Liston, Kai Winding (trombone) Paul Faulise (bass trombone) Jerry Dodgion, Phil Woods (alto sax) Budd Johnson, Seldon Powell (tenor sax) Marvin Halladay (baritone sax) Jimmy Smith (organ) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Art Davis (bass) Herbie Lovelle (drums) George Devens (percussion)
NYC, July 10, 1963
63VK495G'won Train
63VK496Tubs
63VK498You Came A Long Way From St. Louis
Jimmy Maxwell, Joe Newman, Snooky Young (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Melba Liston, Kai Winding (trombone) Paul Faulise (bass trombone) Jerry Dodgion, Phil Woods (alto sax) Budd Johnson, Seldon Powell (tenor sax) Marvin Halladay (baritone sax) Jimmy Smith (organ) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Art Davis (bass) Bob Bushnell (electric bass) Herbie Lovelle (drums) George Devens (percussion)
NYC, July 17, 1963
63VK502Blues For C.A.
63VK503The Ape Woman
Joe Newman, James Sedlar (trumpet) Jerome Richardson (alto, tenor, baritone sax) Budd Johnson (tenor sax) Jimmy Smith (organ) Kenny Burrell, Vince Gambella, Billy Mure (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Bob Bushnell (electric bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums) Doug Allen, Art Marotti (percussion) Claus Ogerman (arranger, director)
NYC, July 25, 1963
63VK516Theme From "Any Number Can Win"
63VK517Ruby
63VK518Georgia On My Mind
Jimmy Smith (organ) Kenny Burrell (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
NYC, July 26, 1963
63VK524What'd I Say
same personnel
NYC, July 29, 1963
63VK526The Sermon

V/V6 8553   Kenny Burrell, Jimmy Smith - Blue Bash

Jimmy Smith (organ) Kenny Burrell, Vince Gambella (guitar) Mel Lewis (drums)
NYC, July 16, 1963
63VK499Blue Bash
63VK500Kenny's Sound
Jimmy Smith (organ) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Bill English (drums)
NYC, July 25, 1963
63VK520Travelin'
63VK521Fever
Jimmy Smith (organ) Kenny Burrell (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
NYC, July 26, 1963
63VK522Soft Winds
63VK523Blues For Del
63VK525Easy Living

V/V6 8554   Stan Getz - Reflections

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Gary Burton (vibes) Kenny Burrell (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Joe Hunt (drums) percussion and choir, Lalo Schifrin (arranger, conductor)
NYC, October 21, 1963
63VK664Reflections
63VK665A Sleepin' Bee
63VK666Penthouse Serenade
63VK669Love
Stan Getz (tenor sax) Gary Burton (vibes) Kenny Burrell (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Joe Hunt (drums) unidentified brass, percussion and choir, Lalo Schifrin (arranger, conductor)
NYC, October 22, 1963
63VK658Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most
63VK659Nitetime Street
63VK661Charade
63VK662Early Autumn
Stan Getz (tenor sax) Kenny Burrell (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) unknown (percussion) unidentified strings, Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor)
NYC, October 28, 1963
63VK668Moonlight In Vermont
63VK670If Ever I Would Leave You
63VK671Blowin' In The Wind

V/V6 8555   The Individualism Of Gil Evans

Johnny Coles, Bernie Glow (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Tony Studd (trombone) Ray Alonge (French horn) Bill Barber (tuba) Garvin Bushell (flute) Steve Lacy (soprano sax) Eric Dolphy (alto sax, bass clarinet, flute) Bob Tricarico (tenor sax, flute) Gil Evans (piano, arranger, conductor) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Ron Carter, Paul Chambers (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, April 6, 1964
64VK310Las Vegas Tango
64VK311Hotel Me
Frank Pehak (trombone) Ray Alonge, Julius Watkins (French horn) Bill Barber (tuba) Wayne Shorter (tenor sax) Al Block, Andy Fitzgerald, George Marge, Bob Tricarico (reeds) Bob Maxwell (harp) Gil Evans (piano, arranger, conductor) Gary Peacock (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, July 9, 1964
64VK428The Barbara Song
Johnny Coles, Louis Mucci, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Tony Studd (trombone) Jim Buffington, Bob Northern (French horn) Jerome Richardson (flute, baritone sax) Steve Lacy (soprano sax) Eric Dolphy (alto sax, bass clarinet, flute) Bob Tricarico (tenor sax) Gil Evans (piano, arranger, conductor) Paul Chambers, Richard Davis, Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, 1964?
64VK272El Toreador
Jimmy Cleveland, Gil Cohen (trombone) Don Corrado, Julius Watkins (French horn) Al Block (flute) Eric Dolphy (bass clarinet, flute) Steve Lacy (soprano sax) Bob Tricarico (tenor sax) Margaret Ross (harp) Gil Evans (piano, arranger, conductor) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Paul Chambers, Richard Davis, Ben Tucker (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, 1964
64VK271Flute Song

V/V6 8556   Kai Winding - The Lonely One

unknown (trumpet) Kai Winding (trombone) Gary Sherman (organ) unknown (guitar) unknown (electric bass) unknown (drums)
NYC, August 7, 1963
63VK527Oltre L'amor
63VK528Burning Sands
63VK529Theme From "Mr. Novak"
63VK530The Ice Cream Man
Kai Winding (trombone) and others
NYC, August, 1963
63VK558The Lonely One
unknown (trumpet) unknown, Kai Winding (trombone) Gary Sherman (organ) unknown (guitar) unknown (electric bass) unknown (drums)
NYC, September 19, 1963
63VK586Far Out East
63VK587Get Lost
63VK588China Surf
same personnel
NYC, September 26, 1963
63VK593Only In America
63VK594Hey Girl
same personnel
NYC, October 3, 1963
63VK595Mocking Bird
63VK596Washington Square

V/V6 8557   not used

V/V6 8558   Woody Herman - Hey! Heard The Herd

Roy Caton, Don Fagerquist, John Howell, Jack Scarda (trumpet) Carl Fontana, Jack Green, Urbie Green (trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto sax, vocals) Dick Hafer, Arno Marsh, Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Sam Staff (baritone sax, flute) Nat Pierce (piano, celeste) Chubby Jackson (bass) Sonny Igoe (drums)
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 sax, vocals) Dick Hafer, Arno Marsh, Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Sam Staff (baritone sax, flute) Nat Pierce (piano, celeste) Chubby Jackson (bass) Sonny Igoe (drums) Dolly Houston (vocals)
NYC, July 7, 1952
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 sax, vocals) Dick Hafer, Arno Marsh, Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Sam Staff (baritone sax, flute) Nat Pierce (piano, celeste) Chubby Jackson (bass) Art Mardigan (drums) 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 sax) Dick Hafer, Arno Marsh, Bill Trujillo (tenor sax) Sam Staff (baritone sax, flute) Nat Pierce (piano) Red Kelly (bass) Art Mardigan (drums) Clark Curtis (vocals)
NYC, May 14, 1953
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 sax, vocals) Jerry Coker, Dick Hafer, Bill Trujillo (tenor sax) Sam Staff (baritone sax, flute) Nat Pierce (piano) Red Kelly (bass) Art Mardigan (drums)
NYC, September 11, 1953
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 sax, vocals) Jerry Coker, Dick Hafer, Bill Trujillo (tenor sax) Sam Staff (baritone sax, flute) Nat Pierce (piano) Red Kelly (bass) Art Mardigan (drums)
NYC, 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 sax, vocals -1, clarinet, alto sax -2,3) Jerry Coker, Dick Hafer, Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Sam Taylor (tenor sax -1) Jack Nimitz (baritone sax) Nat Pierce (piano) Mickey Baker (guitar -1) Lloyd Trotman (bass -1) Red Kelly (bass -2,3) 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 (as Mambo The Utmost)
** reissue of Verve MGV 8216 entitled "Men From Mars".

V/V6 8559   Oscar Peterson/Gerry Mulligan At Newport

Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Teddy Wilson (piano) Milton Hinton (bass) Specs Powell (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 6, 1957
63VK559Sweet Georgia Brown
Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Joe Benjamin (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
My Funny Valentine
63VK560 | 63VK652Utter Chaos
Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 7, 1957
63VK561Will You Still Be Mine
Joy Spring
63VK562A Gal In Calico
63VK56352nd Street Theme

V/V6 8560   The Count Basie Band And Dizzy Gillespie Band 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 sax) Benny Golson, Billy Mitchell (tenor sax) Pee Wee Moore (baritone sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul West (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 6, 1957
63VK577Dizzy's Blues
63VK578School Days
Doodlin'
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, 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

V/V6 8561   Johnny Hodges - Sandy's Gone

Joe Wilder (trumpet) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) probably Hank Jones (piano) Wild Bill Davis (organ) Kenny Burrell (guitar) probably Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, September 3, 1963
63VK546The Caretakers
63VK547Again
63VK548Candy's Theme
63VK549Sandy's Gone
63VK564So Much In Love
63VK565Blue Velvet
63VK568Wonderful, Wonderful
63VK570Deep Purple
63VK571Since
Joe Newman (trumpet) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Wild Bill Davis (organ) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Mel Lewis (drums) unidentified large band, Claus Ogerman (arranger, director)
NYC, September 5, 1963
63VK566Scarlett O'Hara
63VK567Follow Me
63VK569Monkey Shack

V/V6 8562   Oscar Peterson And Nelson Riddle

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums) 5 horns, 5 flutes, 10 celli, harp, percussion, Nelson Riddle (arranger, conductor)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 8, 1963
63VK708Portrait Of Jenny
63VK713My Foolish Heart
63VK714Nightingale
63VK715My Ship
63VK716Come Sunday
Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums) probably 4 trumpet, 3-4 trombone, 5 reeds and strings, Nelson Riddle (arranger, conductor)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 10, 1963
63VK709Judy
63VK710'Round Midnight
63VK711A Sleeping Bee
63VK712Goodbye
63VK717Someday My Prince Will Come

V/V6 8563   Count Basie - More Hits Of The 50's And 60's

Al Aarons, Sonny Cohn, Don Rader, Fortunatus Fip Ricard, Snooky Young (trumpet) Henry Coker, Urbie Green, Grover Mitchell, Benny Powell (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto sax, clarinet) Eric Dixon, Frank Foster, Frank Wess (tenor, alto sax, flute) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Buddy Catlett (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Billy Byers (arranger)
NYC, April 8, 9, 10 & 11, 1963
63VK387Come Fly With Me
63VK388Hey Jealous Lover
63VK389In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning
63VK390This Love Of Mine
63VK391South Of The Border
63VK392On The Road To Mandalay
63VK393I'll Never Smile Again
63VK394Only The Lonely
63VK395Saturday Night
63VK396All Of Me
63VK397The Second Time Around
63VK398I Thought About You

V/V6 8564   Spike Jones - 35 Reasons Why Christmas Can Be Fun

Spike Jones (drums) and others
1956
20421Jingle Bells Medley: Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town / The Christmas Song / Jingle Bells
20422All I Want For Xmas Is My Two Front Teeth
20423The Night Before Christmas
20424Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer
20425Silent Night
20426Sleigh Ride
20427My Birthday Comes On Christmas
20428Snow Medley: The First Snow Fall / Let It Snow
20429Nuthin' For Christmas
20430Deck The Halls With Boughs Of Holly / Away In A Manger / It Came Upon A Midnight Clear / The First Noel
20431Winter Wonderland / Silver Bells / White Christmas
20432(I'm The) Angel In The Christmas Play
20433Christmas Cradle Song
20434Frosty The Snowman
20435Hark! The Herald Angels Sing / O Little Town Of Bethlehem / Joy To The World / O Come All Ye Faithful
20436Xmas Alphabet / Merry Xmas Polka / Xmas In America
20437Wouldn't It Be Fun To Be Santa Claus' Son
20438Christmas Island
20439It's Christmas Time / Sleep Well Little Children
20440Here Comes Santa Claus
20441What Are You Doing New Year's Eve
** reissue of Verve MGV 2021 entitled "Let's Sing A Song Of Christmas".

V/V6 8565   The Essential Andre Previn

Andre Previn (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, circa summer 1959
63VK605Should I
63VK608Guido's Blackhawk
63VK614Like Blue
Andre Previn (piano) David Ross And His Orchestra
Los Angeles, CA, 1959?
63VK604Like Young
63VK606Young Man's Lament
63VK612Young And Tender
Andre Previn (piano) Red Mitchell, Whitey Mitchell (bass) and others
Los Angeles, CA, 1959-1960
63VK607Get Those Elephants Outa Here
Andre Previn (piano) and others
Los Angeles, CA, 1960?
63VK613Blues For Brain
Andre Previn (piano) David Ross And His Orchestra
Los Angeles, CA, 1960-1961?
63VK609Black And Blue
63VK610The Blue Room
63VK611Little Girl Blue
63VK615Blue Holiday

V/V6 8566   The Essential Dizzy Gillespie

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Stan Getz (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, December 9, 1953
1368-7 | 63VK624It Don't Mean A Thing
1372-3 | 63VK622Exactly Like You
Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
NYC, October 29, 1954
2016-1 | 63VK625Sometimes I'm Happy
Joe Gordon, Quincy Jones, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Rod Levitt, Melba Liston, Frank Rehak (trombone) Jimmy Powell, Phil Woods (alto sax) Billy Mitchell, Ernie Wilkins (tenor sax) Marty Flax (baritone sax) Walter Davis Jr. (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, May 18 & 19, 1956
2833-1 | 63VK623Jessica's Day
same personnel
NYC, June 6, 1956
2839-1 | 63VK621The Champ
Talib Daawud, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, arranger) Al Grey, Rod Levitt (trombone) Melba Liston (trombone, arranger) Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell (alto sax) Billy Mitchell (tenor sax) Benny Golson (tenor sax, arranger) Billy Root (baritone sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul West (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, April 7, 1957
20829-8 | 63VK626Birks' Works
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Sonny Stitt (alto sax) Sonny Rollins (tenor sax) Ray Bryant (piano) Tommy Bryant (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, December 19, 1957
21857C | 63VK627I Know That You Know
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
61VK260A Night In Tunisia

V/V6 8567   The Essential Gerry Mulligan

Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Joe Benjamin (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 6, 1957
63VK560 | 63VK652Utter Chaos
Paul Desmond (alto sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Joe Benjamin (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, August 27, 1957
21324 | 62VK529Line For Lyons
Stan Getz (tenor, baritone sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone, tenor sax) Lou Levy (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 12, 1957
21702-3 | 63VK367A Ballad
Conte Candoli, Don Ferrara, Nick Travis (trumpet) Wayne Andre (trombone) Alan Raph (bass trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Dick Meldonian (alto sax) Gene Quill (alto sax, clarinet) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Gene Allen (baritone sax, bass clarinet) Buddy Clark (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, July 25 & 27, 1960
26653 | 63VK636Django's Castle (remake)
26750 | 63VK635My Funny Valentine
Don Ferrara, Clark Terry, Nick Travis (trumpet) Willie Dennis (trombone) Alan Raph (bass trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Bob Donovan (alto sax) Gene Quill (alto sax, clarinet) Jim Reider (tenor sax) Gene Allen (baritone sax, bass clarinet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax, piano) Bill Crow (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, December 11, 1960
23516 | 63VK637Blueport
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
61VK338Israel
Don Ferrara, Doc Severinsen, Nick Travis (trumpet) Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Willie Dennis (trombone) Tony Studd (bass trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, piano, arranger) Gene Quill (clarinet, alto sax) Eddie Caine (alto sax, alto flute) Jim Reider (tenor sax) Gene Allen (baritone sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax, clarinet, arranger) Jim Hall (guitar) Bill Crow (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
Webster Hall, NYC, December 18, 1961
61VK596-7Ballad
Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, piano) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Bill Crow (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, May 14 & 15, 1962
I Believe In You

V/V6 8568   The Essential Coleman Hawkins

Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax)
circa 1948 or January, 1945
2073 | 63VK641Picasso
Bennie Green, J.J. Johnson (trombone) Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) Cecil Payne (baritone sax) Al Haig (piano) John Collins (guitar) Nelson Boyd (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, August 29, 1949
279-6 | 63VK638There's A Small Hotel
Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, October 16, 1957
21754-4 | 63VK643How Long Has This Been Going On
21762-3 | 63VK644In A Mellow Tone (aka Baby, You And Me)
Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
"Opera House", Chicago, IL, October 19, 1957
63VK642The Walker
Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) George Duvivier (bass) Mickey Sheen (drums)
Fine Recording, NYC, February 7, 1958
21922-8 | 63VK639Sunday
21923-2 | 62VK437Hanid
Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) Ed Higgins (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Walter Perkins (drums)
"Playboy Jazz Festival", Chicago, IL, August 9, 1959
62VK469 | 63VK640Body And Soul

V/V6 8569   The Essential Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong (trumpet, vocals) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, August 16, 1956
2923-5 | 20211-5 | 63VK650Cheek To Cheek
Louis Armstrong (trumpet, vocals) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Bellson (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, July 23, 1957
21138-1 | 63VK651Stompin' At The Savoy
Louis Armstrong (trumpet, vocals) unidentified orchestra, Russ Garcia (director)
Los Angeles, CA, August 14, 1957
21272-4 | 63VK720When Your Lover Has Gone
21275-5 | 63VK648I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues
Louis Armstrong (trumpet, vocals) unknown (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) unidentified orchestra, Russ Garcia (arranger, conductor)
21282-3 | 63VK647Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen
21285-5 | 63VK649Body And Soul
Louis Armstrong (trumpet, vocals) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
Chicago, IL, October 14, 1957
21716-4 | 63VK646Blues In The Night
21717-4 | 63VK719That Old Feeling
21718-5 | 63VK645Let's Do It, Let's Fall In Love

V/V6 8570   Johnny Hodges, Wild Bill Davis - Mess Of Blues

Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Wild Bill Davis (organ) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
NYC, September 4, 1963
63VK550Little John, Little John
63VK551I Cried For You
63VK552A And R Blues
63VK553Lost In Meditation
63VK554Jones
63VK556Love You Madly
63VK557Stolen Sweets

V/V6 8571   The Essential Gene Krupa - Let Me Off Uptown

Charlie Ventura (tenor, baritone sax) Teddy Napoleon (piano) Gene Krupa (drums)
"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, January 28, 1946
63VK634Dark Eyes
same personnel
NYC, March 19, 1952
732-5 | 62VK231 | 63VK629Drum Boogie
Lionel Hampton (vibes) Teddy Wilson (piano) Red Callender (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 31, 1955
2361-6 | 63VK630I Got Rhythm
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
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 sax) Sam Marowitz (alto sax) Hal McKusick (alto sax, clarinet) Eddie Shu (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) 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
2764-6 | 63VK628Let Me Off Uptown
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 sax) Frank Socolow, Eddie Wasserman (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Hank Jones (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Jimmy Gannon (bass) Gene Krupa (drums) Gerry Mulligan (arranger, conductor)
Fine Recording, NYC, October 21 & 22, 1958
22530-3 | 62VK230 | 63VK633Disc Jockey Jump
Eddie Wasserman (tenor sax, clarinet, flute) Ronnie Ball (piano) Jimmy Gannon (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
Madison, WI, December 6, 1958
22595-8 | 63VK631Sing, Sing, Sing, Part 1
22596-11 | 63VK631Sing, Sing, Sing, Part 2
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
62VK284King Porter Stomp

V/V6 8572   Anita O'Day - Incomparable!

Anita O'Day (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Bill Holman (arranger, director)
Los Angeles, CA, August 23, 1960
23307-8 | 63VK686It Could Happen To You
23308-12 | 63VK687Blue Champagne
23309-10 | 63VK688Avalon
23310-7 | 63VK689Old Devil Moon
23311-6 | 63VK690The Party's Over
23312-3 | 63VK691Why Shouldn't I
23313-7 | 63VK692Easy Living
23314-3 | 63VK693Can't We Be Friends
23315-4 | 63VK694Slaughter On 10th Avenue
23316-7 | 63VK695If I Love Again
23317-5 | 63VK696Speak Low
23318-7 | 63VK697Indian Summer
** originally intended as Verve MGV 2154.

V/V6 8573   Kai Winding - Mondo Cane #2

Kai Winding (trombone) Jean Jacques Perrey (Ondioline) Les Spann (guitar) Charles Calello, Claus Ogerman (arranger)
NYC, October 16, 1963
63VK653The Moldau
63VK654The Gospel Truth
63VK656Now And Forever
Kai Winding (trombone, arranger) Jean Jacques Perrey (Ondioline) Les Spann (guitar) Claus Ogerman (arranger)
NYC, January 23, 1964
64VK227Mondo Cane #2
64VK228Portrait Of My Love
64VK230Till
Kai Winding (trombone, arranger) Jean Jacques Perrey (Ondioline) Les Spann (guitar) Billy Byers, Claus Ogerman (arranger)
NYC, January 31, 1964
64VK247Blue Star (Theme From "The Medic")
64VK248Python
64VK249The Struggle
64VK250Warm
64VK251Theme From Nowhere
64VK252Simian Theme

V/V6 8574   Vinny Bell - Whistle Stop

Vinny Bell (guitar) and others
October 25, 1963
63VK672Whistle Stop
63VK673Shindig
same personnel
December 16, 1963
63VK738Moonglow
63VK739Belezouki
63VK740The End Of The Time
same personnel
December 17, 1963
63VK741Night Train
63VK742Train Man's Blues
63VK743Last Stop
same personnel
December 22, 1963
63VK756Dawn
63VK757Memphis
63VK758Fever
63VK759What'd I Say
63VK761I Have But One Heart
63VK762Tramp Song

V/V6 8575   Cal Tjader - Breeze From The East

Jerry Dodgion (flute) Cal Tjader (vibes) Lonnie Hewitt (piano) Stan Applebaum (celeste, arranger, director) Dick Hyman (organ) 2 unknown (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) unknown (drums) unknown (timbales)
NYC, November 25, 1963
63VK721East Of The Sun
63VK722Stardust
63VK723Fuji
63VK724China Nights (Shina No Yoru)
63VK725Leyte
same personnel
NYC, November 26, 1963
63VK726Sake And Greens
63VK727Black Orchid
63VK728Theme From "Burke's Law"
63VK729Cha
63VK730Shoji
63VK731Poinciana

V/V6 8576   Wynton Kelly - Comin' In The Back Door

Wynton Kelly (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar -2,3) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums) unidentified strings, Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor)
NYC, May 10, 1963
1. 63VK459Quiet Village
2. 63VK460Caesar And Cleopatra Theme
3. 63VK461To Kill A Mockingbird
Wynton Kelly (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums) unidentified strings, Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor)
NYC, November 14, 1963
63VK698Nocturne
63VK699Little Tracey
63VK700The Bitter End
Wynton Kelly (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar -1/3,5) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums) unidentified strings, Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor)
NYC, November 15, 1963
1. 63VK701Don't Wait Too Long
2. 63VK702Theme From "Burke's Law"
3. 63VK703If That's The Way You Want It
4. 63VK706Comin' In The Back Door
5. 63VK707Signing Off

V/V6 8577   not used

V/V6 8578   Bill Evans - Trio '64

Bill Evans (piano) Gary Peacock (bass) Paul Motian (drums)
NYC, December 18, 1963
63VK744For Heaven's Sake
63VK745A Sleepin' Bee
63VK746Always
63VK747Everything Happens To Me
63VK748Dancing In The Dark
63VK749Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
63VK750I'll See You Again
63VK751Little Lulu
** part of Verve VE2 2509, 314 527 953-2.

V/V6 8579   Various Artists - Winners All! Down Beat Jazz Poll

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Kenny Drew (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, April 15, 1953
1212-4 | 63VK737Left Field
Paul Desmond (alto sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Joe Benjamin (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
NYC, August 27, 1957
21326 | 62VK468 | 62VK528Standstill
Herbie Mann (flute) Laurindo Almeida, Tony Rizzi (guitar) Tony Reyes (bass) Milt Holland (drums) Frank "Chico" Guerrero (congas)
Los Angeles, CA, August, 1957
21263-6 | 63VK322Frenesi
Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) Paul Weston Orchestra
Los Angeles, CA, March 19, 1958
22152-3 | 63VK736Swingin' Shepherd Blues
Milt Jackson (vibes) Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
NYC, September 18, 1961
61VK350A Wonderful Guy
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
62VK263Cannon Bilt
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
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)
NYC, March 28, 1962
62VK380Ol' Man River
Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Chicago, IL, September 25, 1962
62VK635The Gravy Waltz
Al Aarons, Sonny Cohn, Thad Jones, Fortunatus Fip Ricard, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Henry Coker, Grover Mitchell, Benny Powell (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto sax, clarinet) Frank Foster (tenor sax) Eric Dixon (tenor sax, flute) Frank Wess (tenor, alto sax, flute) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax, flute) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Buddy Catlett (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Neal Hefti (arranger)
NYC, November 2, 3 & 5, 1962
62VK691I'm Shouting Again
J.J. Johnson (trombone) Hank Jones (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Walter Perkins (drums)
NYC, April 6, 1963
63VK360My Favorite Things

V/V6 8580   Ray Brown, Milt Jackson - Much In Common

Milt Jackson (vibes) Wild Bill Davis (organ) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Albert Heath (drums) Marion Williams (vocals)
NYC, January 13, 1964
64VK207Give Me That Old Time Religion
64VK208Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child
64VK209Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
64VK210When The Saints Go Marching In
64VK211I've Got To Live The Life I Sing About
64VK212Much In Common
Milt Jackson (vibes) Hank Jones (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
NYC, January 14, 1964
64VK213What Kind Of Fool Am I
64VK214Gravy Blues
64VK215Nancy
64VK216Just For A Thrill

V/V6 8581   Oscar Peterson Plays "My Fair Lady"

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Gene Gammage (drums)
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, November 20 & 21, 1958
22541-10 | 64VK200On The Street Where You Live
22542-37 | 64VK201Get Me To The Church On Time
22543-9 | 64VK202I Could Have Danced All Night
22544-7 | 64VK203I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face
22545-3 | 64VK204Wouldn't It Be Loverly
22546-6 | 64VK205Show Me
22547-10 | 64VK206The Rain In Spain
** reissue of Verve MGV 2119.

V/V6 8582   The Essential Benny Goodman

Benny Goodman (clarinet) Lionel Hampton (vibes) Teddy Wilson (piano) Gene Krupa (drums)
radio broadcast, "Camel Caravan", NYC, May 18, 1937
22012 | 64VK238Diga Diga Doo
Ziggy Elman, Chris Griffin, Harry James (trumpet) Red Ballard, Murray McEachern (trombone) Benny Goodman (clarinet) George Koenig, Hymie Schertzer (alto sax) Vido Musso, Art Rollini (tenor sax) Jess Stacy (piano) Allan Reuss (guitar) Harry Goodman (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
radio broadcast, Atlantic City, NJ, June 3, 1937
64VK239When It's Sleepy Time Down South
Benny Goodman (clarinet) Teddy Wilson (piano) Gene Krupa (drums)
radio broadcast, "Camel Caravan", Los Angeles, CA, July 27, 1937
22006 | 64VK232Marie
Benny Goodman (clarinet) Lionel Hampton (vibes) Teddy Wilson (piano) Gene Krupa (drums)
radio broadcast, "Camel Caravan", Los Angeles, CA, September 7, 1937
64VK235Smiles
Ziggy Elman, Chris Griffin, Harry James (trumpet) Red Ballard, Will Bradley (trombone) Benny Goodman (clarinet) George Koenig, Hymie Schertzer (alto sax) Vido Musso, Art Rollini (tenor sax) Jess Stacy (piano) Allan Reuss (guitar) Harry Goodman (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
radio broadcast, "Camel Caravan", NYC, November 16, 1937
64VK242Big John's Special
Vernon Brown (trombone) replaces Bradley
radio broadcast, "Camel Caravan", NYC, December 7, 1937
22002 | 64VK240I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
Babe Russin (tenor sax) replaces Musso
radio broadcast, "Camel Caravan", NYC, December 14, 1937
22007 | 64VK231Dear Old Southland
22016 | 64VK237Three Little Words
same personnel
radio broadcast, "Camel Caravan", NYC, January 4, 1938
64VK234If Dreams Come True
Ziggy Elman, Chris Griffin, Harry James (trumpet) Red Ballard, Vernon Brown (trombone) Benny Goodman (clarinet) Noni Bernardi, Dave Matthews (alto sax) Jerry Jerome, Art Rollini (tenor sax) Jess Stacy (piano) Ben Heller (guitar) Harry Goodman (bass) Buddy Schutz (drums)
radio broadcast, "Camel Caravan", NYC, December 13, 1938
22011 | 64VK233Bach Goes To Town
Irving Goodman (trumpet) Hymie Schertzer (alto sax) replaces James, Matthews
radio broadcast, "Camel Caravan", NYC, April 11, 1939
64VK236Honeysuckle Rose
Benny Goodman (clarinet) Lionel Hampton (vibes) Fletcher Henderson (piano) Charlie Christian (guitar) Artie Bernstein (bass) Nick Fatool (drums)
radio broadcast, "Waldorf-Astoria Hotel", NYC, November 27, 1939
22008 | 64VK241AC-DC Current

V/V6 8583   Jimmy Smith - Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf

Jimmy Maxwell, Joe Newman, Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Melba Liston, Kai Winding (trombone) Paul Faulise (bass trombone) Jerry Dodgion, Phil Woods (alto sax) Budd Johnson, Seldon Powell (tenor sax) Marvin Halladay (baritone sax) Jimmy Smith (organ) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Art Davis (bass) Herbie Lovelle (drums) George Devens (percussion)
NYC, July 10, 1963
63VK497Women Of The World
4-5 unknown (trumpet) 3-4 unknown (trombone) unknown (bass trombone) unknown (tuba) 4-5 unknown (reeds) Jimmy Smith (organ) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) unknown (chimes) Claus Ogerman (arranger, director)
NYC, January 20, 1964
64VK223Slaughter On 10th Avenue
unknown (trumpet) unknown (tenor sax) Jimmy Smith (organ) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) unknown (Latin percussion) Claus Ogerman (arranger, director)
NYC, January 21, 1964
64VK225Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf, Part 1
64VK226Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf, Part 2
4 unknown (trombone) unknown (flute) Jimmy Smith (organ) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) unknown (bongos) Claus Ogerman (arranger, director)
NYC, January 27, 1964
64VK218Bluesette
64VK219Wives And Lovers
64VK221John Brown's Body
Women Of The World

V/V6 8584   The Great New Gene Krupa Quartet

Charlie Ventura (tenor, baritone, alto sax) John Bunch (piano) Knobby Totah (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
NYC, January 29, 1964
64VK243I Love You
64VK244Cry Me A River
64VK245Misty
64VK246Take The "A" Train
64VK253Flying Home
64VK254Tickle Toe
Charlie Ventura (tenor, baritone sax) John Bunch (piano) Knobby Totah (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
NYC, February 5, 1964
64VK255Come Back To Sorrento
64VK256Undecided
64VK257Sophisticated Lady
64VK258Stompin' Waltz
64VK259I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
64VK260Hello, Dolly

V/V6 8585   Cal Tjader - Warm Wave

Seldon Powell or Jerome Richardson (tenor sax) Cal Tjader (vibes) Patti Bown or Hank Jones or Bernie Leighton (piano) Kenny Burrell or Jimmy Raney (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Willie Rodriguez (percussion) Les Double Six (vocal group)
NYC, May 8, 1964
64VK370I'm Old Fashioned
64VK371Poor Butterfly
64VK372Just Friends
64VK373Sunset Boulevard
Seldon Powell or Jerome Richardson (tenor sax) Cal Tjader (vibes) Patti Bown or Hank Jones or Bernie Leighton (piano) Kenny Burrell or Jimmy Raney (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Willie Rodriguez (percussion) Les Double Six (vocal group -5/7) unidentified strings, Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor)
1. 64VK360Where Or When
2. 64VK361This Time The Dream's On Me
3. 64VK362Ev'rytime We Say Goodbye
4. 64VK363Violets For Your Furs
5. 64VK367The Way You Look Tonight
6. 64VK368People
7. 64VK369Passe

V/V6 8586   not used

V/V6 8587   Jimmy Smith - The Cat

Bernie Glow, Thad Jones, Marky Markowitz, Jimmy Maxwell, Ernie Royal, Snooky Young (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green (trombone) Tony Studd (bass trombone) Ray Alonge, Jim Buffington, Earl Chapin, Bill Correa (French horn) Don Butterfield (tuba) Jimmy Smith (organ) Kenny Burrell (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Phil Kraus (percussion) Lalo Schifrin (arranger, director)
NYC, April 27, 1964
64VK332Theme From "Joy House"
64VK333Main Title From "The Carpetbaggers"
64VK334Delon's Blues
same personnel
NYC, April 29, 1964
64VK341Basin Street Blues
64VK342St. Louis Blues
64VK343The Cat
64VK344Blues In The Night
64VK345Chicago Serenade

V/V6 8588   Wynton Kelly - It's All Right!

Wynton Kelly (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums) Candido (congas) Donald Usher (maracas -3) Ralph Cowley, Hiram Delgado, Malcolm Evans, Norman Symonds (steel percussion -3) Tommy Reynolds (steel percussion, leader -3)
NYC, March 10, 1964
1. 64VK292Not A Tear
2. 64VK293South Seas
3. 64VK294The Fall Of Love
Wynton Kelly (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums) Candido (congas)
NYC, March 11, 1964
64VK295It's All Right!
Wynton Kelly (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar -1/4) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums) Candido (congas -1/4)
NYC, March 19, 1964
1. 64VK299Moving Up
2. 64VK300On The Trail
3. 64VK301Kelly Roll
4. 64VK302Escapade
5. 64VK303Portrait Of Jennie

V/V6 8589   Willis Jackson - 'Gator Tails

Willis Jackson (tenor sax) unidentified orchestra, Robert Banks or Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor)
NYC, March 18, 1964
64VK304Swimmin' Home Baby
64VK306?Early One Morning
same personnel
NYC, June 23, 1964
64VK420On Broadway
64VK421Someone To Watch Over Me
64VK422Frankie And Johnny
64VK423I Almost Lost My Mind
64VK424The Skillet
64VK425Crocodile
64VK426Lonesome Road
** also issued on Verve V6 8782 entitled "Willis Jackson".

V/V6 8590   not used

V/V6 8591   The Oscar Peterson Trio Plays

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
NYC, February 27, 1964
64VK261Fly Me To The Moon
64VK262Shiny Stockings
64VK263Li'l Darlin'
64VK264Little Right Foot
64VK265You Stepped Out Of A Dream
same personnel
NYC, February 28, 1964
64VK266Let's Fall In Love
64VK267The Strut
64VK268This Nearly Was Mine
64VK269Satin Doll

V/V6 8592   not used

V/V6 8593   The Best Of Mel Torme - Verve's Choice

Frank Rosolino (trombone) Marty Paich (piano, arranger) Mel Torme (vocals) unidentified strings, and others
Los Angeles, CA, June 26, 1958
22262-2 | 64VK324That Old Feeling
Mel Torme (vocals) Billy May Orchestra
Los Angeles, CA, March 21, 1959
22758-5 | 64VK319South Of The Border
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, April 2, 1959
22791-4 | 64VK320Perfidia
Al Porcino, Stu Williamson (trumpet) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Vince DeRosa (French horn) Red Callender (tuba) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Bill Hood (baritone sax) Marty Paich (piano, arranger) Joe Mondragon (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Mel Torme (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, January 21, 1960
23045-9 | 64VK325Too Close For Comfort
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, February 11, 1960
23086-15 | 64VK326On The Street Where You Live
23087-5 | 64VK321Just In Time
Mel Torme (vocals) Russ Garcia's Orchestra
Los Angeles, CA, August 3, 1960
23294-6 | 64VK323Moonlight In Vermont
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, August 5, 1960
23302-2 | 64VK322Blue Moon
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
23403-6 | 62VK545I'm Gonna Go Fishin'
23404-6 | 62VK548Take The "A" Train
Mel Torme (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Geoff Love (conductor)
London, England, 1961
61VK668?You And The Night And The Music
Mel Torme (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Wally Scott (conductor)
61VK676?The Christmas Song

V/V6 8594   The Best Of Gene Krupa - Verve's Choice

Charlie Ventura (tenor, baritone sax) Teddy Napoleon (piano) Gene Krupa (drums)
"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, January 28, 1946
63VK634Dark Eyes
same personnel
NYC, March 19, 1952
732-5 | 62VK231 | 63VK629Drum Boogie
Lionel Hampton (vibes) Teddy Wilson (piano) Red Callender (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 31, 1955
2361-6 | 63VK630I Got Rhythm
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
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 sax) Frank Socolow, Eddie Wasserman (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Hank Jones (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Jimmy Gannon (bass) Gene Krupa (drums) Gerry Mulligan (arranger, conductor)
Fine Recording, NYC, October 21 & 22, 1958
22530-3 | 62VK230 | 63VK633Disc Jockey Jump
Eddie Wasserman (tenor sax, clarinet, flute) Ronnie Ball (piano) Jimmy Gannon (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
Madison, WI, December 6, 1958
22595-8 | 63VK631Sing, Sing, Sing, Part 1
22596-11 | 63VK631Sing, Sing, Sing, Part 2
same personnel
"London House", Chicago, IL, January, 1959
22636-3 | 64VK327Big Noise From Winnetka
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
61VK317Valse Triste

V/V6 8595   The Best Of Louis Armstrong - Verve's Choice

Louis Armstrong (trumpet, vocals) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July 31, 1957
21213-7Let's Do It (, Let's Fall In Love)
Louis Armstrong (trumpet, vocals) unidentified orchestra, Russ Garcia (director)
Los Angeles, CA, August 14, 1957
21272-4 | 63VK720When Your Lover Has Gone
21275-5 | 63VK648I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues
Louis Armstrong (trumpet, vocals) unknown (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) unidentified orchestra, Russ Garcia (arranger, conductor)
21282-3 | 63VK647Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen
21285-5 | 63VK649Body And Soul
Louis Armstrong (trumpet, vocals) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
Chicago, IL, October 14, 1957
21716-4 | 63VK646Blues In The Night
21717-4 | 63VK719That Old Feeling

V/V6 8596   The Best Of Count Basie - Verve's Choice

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
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 Wess (tenor sax, flute, arranger) Frank Foster (tenor sax, arranger) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Joe Williams (vocals) Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, January 4, 1956
2621-3Shiny Stockings
Foster plays (tenor sax) Wess plays (tenor sax, flute)
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
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, August, 1957
21447 | 64VK365Jamboree

V/V6 8597   Count Basie - Basie Land

Al Aarons, Sonny Cohn, Don Rader, Fortunatus Fip Ricard, Snooky Young (trumpet) Henry Coker, Urbie Green, Grover Mitchell, Benny Powell (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto sax, clarinet) Eric Dixon, Frank Foster, Frank Wess (tenor, alto sax, flute) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Buddy Catlett (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Billy Byers (arranger)
NYC, May 4 & 5, 1964
64VK374Doodle Oodle
64VK375Instant Blues
64VK376Yuriko
64VK377Gymnastics
64VK378Count Me In
64VK379Rabble Rouser
64VK380Sassy
64VK381Big Brother
64VK382Basie Land
64VK383Wanderlust

V/V6 8598   not used

V/V6 8599   Johnny Hodges, Wild Bill Davis - Blue Rabbit

Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Ray Jackson (organ) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums)
NYC, May 15, 1963
63VK463I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
63VK464Tangerine
Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Ray Jackson (organ) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Jack Lesberg (bass) Bobby Donaldson (drums)
NYC, May 17, 1963
63VK468Creole Love Call
Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Wild Bill Davis (organ) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, April 28, 1964
64VK338Blues O' Mighty
64VK339Things Ain't What They Used To Be
64VK340Satin Doll
64VK488Fiddler's Fancy
same personnel
NYC, April 30, 1964
64VK347Wisteria
64VK349Mud Pie