Verve Records Catalog: 8700 series

Verve Jazz 8700 series (12 inch LP)

V/V6 8700   Oscar Peterson - Thoroughly Modern 20's

Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
"Town Tavern Club", Toronto, Canada, July 5, 1958
22365Should I
Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, July 14-August 9, 1959
50039-1Lisa
50043-7My Heart Stood Still
same session
50062-3Lady Be Good
same session
50077-5Manhattan
same session
50087-5Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
50088-15Ol' Man River
same session
50128-1(You Forgot To) Remember
same session
50142-1I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me

V/V6 8701   Duke Ellington - Soul Call

Cat Anderson, Mercer Ellington, Herb Jones, Cootie Williams (trumpet) Lawrence Brown, Chuck Connors, Buster Cooper (trombone) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Russell Procope (alto saxophone, clarinet) Paul Gonsalves (tenor saxophone) Harry Carney (baritone saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet) Duke Ellington (piano) John Lamb (bass) Sam Woodyard (drums)
"Juan-les-Pins Jazz Festival", Antibes, France, July 28, 1966
102754La Plus Belle Africaine
102755West Indian Pancake
102756Soul Call
102757Skin Deep
102758Jam With Sam

V/V6 8702   Don Costa - Modern Delights

Don Costa
Los Angeles, CA, July 1, 1967
L402Don't Sleep In The Subway
L403Up, Up And Away
L404Can't Take My Eyes Off You
L405Society Child
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, August 7, 1967
L429Windy
L430Hero S. Williams
L431Ain't No Mountain High Enough
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, August 11, 1967
L432Theme From "Valley Of The Dolls"
L433The Devil Rides In Jericho
L434All You Need Is Love
L435Ode To Billy Joe

V/V6 8703   not used

V/V6 8704   not used

V/V6 8705   Jimmy Smith - Respect

Jimmy Smith (organ) Eric Gale or Thornel Schwartz (guitar) Ron Carter or Bob Bushnell (bass) Grady Tate or Bernard Purdie (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 2 & 14, 1967
102876Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
102877Funky Broadway
102879Get Out Of My Life, Woman
102881Respect
102882T-Bone Steak

V/V6 8706   Walter Wanderley - Batucada

Walter Wanderley (organ, piano) and others
NYC, May 16, 1967
102814Ainda Mais Lindo (More Beautiful)
102815Wave
same personnel
NYC, May 17, 1967
102816Ela E Carioca (She's A Carioca)
102817O Barquinho (Little Boat)
102818Jequibau (Pretty Butterfly)
102819Os Grilos (The Crickets Sing For Anamaria)
same personnel
NYC, May 18, 1967
102820E Preciso Cantar (It's Time To Sing)
102821Batucada (The Beat)
102824So, What's New
same personnel
NYC, June 23, 1967
103073On The South Side Of Chicago
103074It Hurts To Say Goodbye
103075Minha Saudade

V/V6 8707   Stan Getz - Voices

Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Herbie Hancock or Hank Jones (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Bill Horwath (cymbals) Artie Butler, Bobby Rosengarden (percussion) unidentified brass, strings and chorus, Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 2, 1966
101743Little Rio (Un Poco Rio)
101748I Want To Live
101749Keep Me In Your Heart
101750Nica's Dream
101752Once
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 8, 1966
101773Zigeuner Song
101774Where Flamingo Fly
101775I Didn't Know What Time It Was
101776Midnight Samba
101777Infinidad
101778Darling Joe

V/V6 8708   Astrud Gilberto - Beach Samba

Bernie Glow, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Marvin Stamm (trumpet, flugelhorn) Wayne Andre, Warren Covington, Urbie Green (trombone) Tony Studd (bass trombone) Ray Alonge, Jim Buffington, Earl Chapin, Tony Miranda (French horn) John Barber (tuba) Seldon Powell (flute) Hubert Laws (flute, woodwinds) Toots Thielemans (harmonica, guitar, whistle) Phil Bodner, Bill Hammond, Stan Webb (woodwinds) Arnold Eidus, Harry Katzman, Leo Kruczek, George Ockner, Gene Orloff (violin) Harold Coletta, Richard Dickler, Dave Mankovitz, David Schwartz (viola) Seymour Barab, Maurice Bialkin, Maurice Brown, Charles McCracken, George Ricci, Alan Shulman (cello) Margaret Ross (harp) George Devens (vibraphone) Warren Bernhardt (piano) Benny Aaronov (piano, harpsichord) Barry Galbraith, Marcos Valle (guitar) Ron Carter, Jule Ruggiero (bass) Claudio Slon, Grady Tate (drums) Alan Douglas, Jack Jennings, Dom Um Romao, Bobby Rosengarden (percussion) Astrud Gilberto (vocals) Eumir Deodato, Don Sebesky (arranger, conductor)
NYC, May 25, 1967
102886Beach Samba
102887A Banda (Parade)
102888Oba Oba
102889My Foolish Heart
102890Misty Roses
102891I Had The Craziest Dream
same personnel
NYC, June 9, 1967
102892The Face I Love
102893Canoeiro
102894Dia Das Rosas
102895Nao Bate O Coracao
same personnel
NYC, June 30, 1967
102885Stay
102896You Didn't Have To Be So Nice

V/V6 8709   Roland Kirk - Now Please Don't You Cry, Beautiful Edith

Roland Kirk (tenor saxophone, manzello, stritch, flute) Lonnie Liston Smith (piano) Ronnie Boykins (bass) Grady Tate (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 2, 1967
102717Stompin' Grounds
102718Fall Out
102719Blue Roll
102720Why Don't They Know
102721Alfie
102722It's A Grand Night For Swingin'
102723Silverlization
102724Now Please Don't You Cry, Beautiful Edith

V/V6 8710   Benny Golson - Turn In, Turn On

Art Farmer (trumpet, flugelhorn) Benny Golson (tenor saxophone) Richard Tee (piano) Eric Gale (guitar) Jimmy Tyrell (bass) Bernard Purdie (drums) Warren Smith (percussion) and others
NYC, April 12, 1967
102620Music To Watch Girls By
102621Music To Think By
102622The Magnificent Seven
102623Right Time Of The Day
102624Happiness Is
102625Fried Bananas
102626No Matter What Shape Your Stomach's In
102627The Disadvantages Of You
102628The Swinger
102629The Golden Glow
102630Cool Whip
102631Wink

V/V6 8711   Alan Lorber - The Lotus Palace

Alan Lorber Orchestra
NYC, June 20, 1967
102962Up, Up And Away
102963Mas Que Nada
102964Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
102965The Look Of Love
102966Within You, Without You
102967The Flute Thing
102968Djellaba (The Hooded One)
102969Roopaka Dha Teri Dhindhin
102970Hang On To A Dream
102971Where

V/V6 8712   Buddy Rich - Big Band Shout

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

V/V6 8713   Paul Mitchell Trio Live At The Atlanta Playboy Club

Paul Mitchell (piano?) and others
"Playboy Club", Atlanta, August 24, 1966
102219But Not For Me
102220Fly Me To The Moon
102221Friday's Child
102222Hard Times
102223See See Rider
102224Sandy
103376No Greater Love
103377More
103378Alone Together

V/V6 8714   The Best Of Wes Montgomery

Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Snooky Young (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Quentin Jackson, Chauncey Welsch (trombone) Don Butterfield or Harvey Phillips (tuba) Jerome Richardson (flute, soprano,tenor saxophone) Bobby Scott (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Willie Bobo (percussion -2) Johnny Pate (arranger, conductor)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, November 16, 1964
1. 64VK581Movin' Wes, Part 1
2. 64VK585Caravan
Arnold Eidus, Lewis Eley, Paul Gershman, Louis Haber, Julius Held, Harry Lookofsky, Jos Malignaggi, Gene Orloff, Sol Shapiro (violin) Harold Coletta, Dave Schwartz (viola) Charles McCracken, George Ricci (cello) Margaret Ross (harp) Roger Kellaway (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Candido (bongos, congas) Don Sebesky (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 18, 1965
65VK335The Shadow Of Your Smile
Arnold Eidus, Lewis Eley, Paul Gershman, Louis Haber, Julius Held, Harry Lookofsky, Jos Malignaggi, Gene Orloff, Sol Shapiro (violin) Harold Coletta, Dave Schwartz (viola) Charles McCracken, George Ricci (cello) Margaret Ross (harp) Roger Kellaway (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Helcio Millito (drums) Don Sebesky (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 19, 1965
65VK336Con Alma
Donald Byrd, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Wayne Andre, Jimmy Cleveland, Quentin Jackson, Donny Moore, Tony Studd (trombone) Phil Woods (alto saxophone, clarinet) Jerry Dodgion (alto saxophone, clarinet, flute, piccolo) Romeo Penque (tenor saxophone, clarinet, flute, piccolo, oboe, English horn) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone, flute, alto flute, bass clarinet) Bob Ashton (saxophones, clarinet, flute) Herbie Hancock or Roger Kellaway (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Grady Tate or Sol Gubin (drums) Candido (congas) Oliver Nelson (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 20, 1965
65VK547Goin' Out Of My Head
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 22, 1965
65VK580Naptown Blues
65VK581The End Of A Love Affair
Bernard Eichen, Arnold Eidus, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Julius Held, Harry Lookofsky, Joe Malin, Gene Orloff (violin) Abe Kessler, Charles McCracken, George Ricci, Harvey Shapiro (cello) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums -1) Ray Barretto (congas) Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 17, 1966
1. 66VK299Bumpin' On Sunset
2. 66VK302How Insensitive (Insensatez)
Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 21, 1966
66VK304Tequila

V/V6 8715   not used

V/V6 8716   not used

V/V6 8717   not used

V/V6 8718   not used

V/V6 8719   The Best Of Stan Getz

Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Blanchie Birdsong (harp) Dave Hildinger (vibraphone) Jan Johansson (piano) Freddy Dutton (bass) Sperie Karas (drums) unidentified strings, Russ Garcia (arranger, director)
Baden-Baden, West Germany, March, 1960
23180-3Nature Boy
Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) 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
61VK276Her
Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Steve Kuhn (piano) John Neves (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
San Francisco, CA, September 12 & 13, 1961
61VK287Would You Care
Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) 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
62VK341Desafinado
Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Antonio Carlos Jobim (piano, guitar) Luiz Bonfa (guitar) George Duvivier, Tommy Williams (bass) Paulo Ferreira (drums) Jose Carlos (drums, percussion) Maria Toledo (vocals)
NYC, February 8, 1963
63VK286Insensatez
Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Antonio Carlos Jobim (piano) Joao Gilberto (guitar, vocals) Tommy Williams (bass) Milton Banana (drums) Astrud Gilberto (vocals)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, March 18 & 19, 1963
63VK329The Girl From Ipanema
63VK332Corcovado
Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Gary Burton (vibraphone) Kenny Burrell (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Joe Hunt (drums) percussion and choir, Lalo Schifrin (arranger, conductor)
NYC, October 21, 1963
63VK666Penthouse Serenade
Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Kenny Burrell (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) unknown (percussion) unidentified strings, Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor)
NYC, October 28, 1963
63VK671Blowin' In The Wind
Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Gary Burton (vibraphone) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Gene Cherico (bass) Helico Milton (drums) Astrud Gilberto (vocals)
"Cafe Au Go Go", Greenwich Village, NYC, October 6, 1964
64VK495The Telephone Song
Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Gary Burton (vibraphone) Gene Cherico (bass) Joe Hunt (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, October 9, 1964
64VK622Stan's Blues
64VK623Here's That Rainy Day

V/V6 8720   The Best Of Ella Fitzgerald

Louis Armstrong (trumpet, vocals) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Bellson (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1957
21269-9Don't Be That Way
Paul Smith (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Wilfred Middlebrooks (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
"Deutschland Halle", Berlin, West Germany, February 13, 1960
26607 | 62VK219Gone With The Wind
Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) Nelson Riddle's Orchestra
Los Angeles, CA, December 14, 1961
61VK606When Your Lover Has Gone
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, December 27, 1961
61VK657I Won't Dance
Taft Jordan, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Bill Doggett (organ) Gus Johnson (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) unidentified orchestra, and others
NYC, January 30, 1962
62VK290Broadway
same personnel
NYC, January 31, 1962
62VK292Show Me The Way To Get Out Of This World
Ronnie Lang (tenor saxophone) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) Nelson Riddle's Orchestra, and others
Los Angeles, CA, April 10, 1962
62VK422Sweet And Slow
Al Aarons, Sonny Cohn, Joe Newman, Don Rader, Fortunatus Fip Ricard (trumpet) Henry Coker, Urbie Green, Grover Mitchell, Benny Powell (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Eric Dixon, Frank Foster, Frank Wess (tenor,alto saxophone, flute) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Buddy Catlett (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) Quincy Jones (arranger)
NYC, July 15 & 16, 1963
63VK512Honeysuckle Rose
Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Wild Bill Davis (organ) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
NYC, October 28, 1963
63VK675See See Rider
Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) Frank DeVol Orchestra
NYC, March 4, 1964
64VK288The Thrill Is Gone
Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Johnnie Spence (director)
London, England, April 7, 1964
64VK385People

V/V6 8721   The Best Of Jimmy Smith

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 saxophone) Bob Ashton, Babe Clarke (tenor saxophone) George Barrow (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Smith (organ) Barry Galbraith (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Oliver Nelson (arranger, conductor)
NYC, March 28, 1962
62VK377Walk On The Wild Side, Part 2
62VK380Ol' Man River
Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Quentin Jackson (trombone) George Dorsey, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Smith (organ) George Duvivier (bass) Bill Rodriguez (drums) Oliver Nelson (arranger, conductor)
NYC, March 20, 1963
63VK340AHobo Flats, Part 1
63VK340BHobo Flats, Part 2
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 29, 1964
64VK343The Cat
Jimmy Smith (organ) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Grady Tate (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 14 & 15, 1965
65VK387Organ Grinder Swing
Jimmy Smith (organ, vocals) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 16, 1965
65VK604High Heel Sneakers
Ernie Royal (trumpet) Romeo Penque (flute, tenor saxophone) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Jerome Richardson (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Smith (organ, vocals) Kenny Burrell (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Oliver Nelson (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 17, 1965
65VK630Got My Mojo Workin', Part 1&2
Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Richard Williams, Snooky Young (trumpet) Quentin Jackson, Melba Liston, Tom McIntosh, Britt Woodman (trombone) Donald Corrado, Willie Ruff (French horn) Don Butterfield (tuba) Jack Agee, Bob Ashton, Jerry Dodgion, Jerome Richardson, Phil Woods (reeds) Buddy Lucas (harmonica) Jimmy Smith (organ) Kenny Burrell, Billy Butler, Barry Galbraith, Bill Suyker (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Bob Cranshaw (electric bass) Grady Tate (drums) Bobby Rosengarden (percussion) Oliver Nelson (arranger, conductor)
NYC, June 14, 1966
100438I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man

V/V6 8722   Little Richie Varola

Morgan Thomas (trumpet) Sam Butera (tenor saxophone) Kenneth Harkins (piano) Richie Varola (organ, vocals) Randy Marr (guitar) Roby Dee (bass) Jimmy Vincent (drums)
NYC, June 20, 1967
103076Jersey Bounce
103077Slaughter On 10th Avenue
103078Organ Grinder Swing
103079Meditation
same personnel
NYC, July 8, 1967
103187It's Not Unusual
103188Hey, Good Lookin'
103190Jaui
same personnel
NYC, July 11, 1967
103191The Train
103192Walk On The Wild Side
103193Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf

V/V6 8723   Bobby Hackett/Billy Butterfield/Luiz Henrique - Brazil

Billy Butterfield, Bobby Hackett (trumpet) Sivuca (accordion, guitar, vocals) Doug Allen or Mitch Kerper (vibraphone) Warren Bernhardt or Terry Bernhard (piano) Luiz Henrique (guitar, vocals) Don Payne or Arthur Koenig (bass) Joe Hunt (drums) Mary Mayo (vocals) Al Ham (arranger)
NYC, August 17, 1967
103349Love Is Here To Stay
103350That's All
103351Dawn Comes Again
103352Quiet Nights (Corcovado)
same personnel
NYC, August 25, 1967
103383Dancing In The Dark
103384Sunny
103420Brazil
103421Never Ever Leave Me (Nunca A Me Deixes)
same personnel
NYC, September 12, 1967
103680Cherokee (Indian Love Song)
103681Baia
103682A Foggy Day

V/V6 8724   not used

V/V6 8725   The Best Of Cal Tjader

Paul Horn (flute, alto saxophone) Cal Tjader (vibraphone) Lonnie Hewitt (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Johnny Rae (drums) Wilfredo Vicente (congas) Armando Peraza (bongos)
Los Angeles, CA, August 28 & 29, 1961
61VK419Triste
Cal Tjader (vibraphone) Clare Fisher (piano, organ) Freddy Schreiber (bass) Johnny Rae (drums) Bill Fitch (congas)
Los Angeles, CA, January 28, 1963
63VK224Hip Walk
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 (vibraphone) 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 24, 1963
63VK432The Fakir
Jerry Dodgion (flute) Cal Tjader (vibraphone) 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
63VK724China Nights (Shina No Yoru)
same personnel
NYC, November 26, 1963
63VK726Sake And Greens
Seldon Powell or Jerome Richardson (tenor saxophone) Cal Tjader (vibraphone) 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) unidentified strings, Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor)
NYC, May 8, 1964
64VK367The Way You Look Tonight
Cal Tjader (vibraphone) Lonnie Hewitt (piano) John Hilliard (bass) Johnny Rae (drums) Willie Bobo, Armando Peraza, Alberto Valdes (percussion)
NYC, November 20, 1964
64VK601Soul Sauce
Cal Tjader (vibraphone) Paul Griffin (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Sol Gubin or Grady Tate (drums) Armando Peraza (percussion)
NYC, June 1 & 2, 1965
65VK353The Whiffenpoof Song
Cal Tjader (vibraphone) Lonnie Hewitt (piano) Terry Hilliard (bass) Johnny Rae (drums) Armando Peraza (percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 22, 1965
65VK408Sonny Boy
Seldon Powell, Jerome Richardson (flute) Cal Tjader (vibraphone, cymbals) Chick Corea (piano) Attila Zoller (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas, vocal interjections) Jose Mangual (timbales) Victor Pantoja (percussion) Oliver Nelson (arranger)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 11, 1966
66VK251Cuchy Frito Man

V/V6 8726   Johnny Hodges - Don't Sleep In The Subway

Ernie Royal, Snooky Young (trumpet) Bill Berry (trumpet, vibraphone) Tony Studd (bass trombone) Jerome Richardson, Frank Wess (flute, clarinet, alto saxophone) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone, clarinet) Hank Jones (piano) Everett Barksdale (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Jimmy Jones (arranger, conductor)
NYC, August 17, 1967
103367Eydie-Dee-Dee
103368Blues Serenade
103369You've Changed
Carl Lynch (guitar) replaces Barksdale
NYC, August 18, 1967
103370The Wonder Of You
103371Heel Hickin'
103372Some Fun
Ernie Royal, Snooky Young (trumpet) Bill Berry (trumpet, vibraphone) Tony Studd (bass trombone) Jerome Richardson, Frank Wess (flute, clarinet, alto saxophone) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone, clarinet) Buddy Lucas (harmonica -1) Hank Jones (piano) Everett Barksdale (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Jimmy Jones (arranger, conductor)
NYC, August 21, 1967
1. 103373Everytime She Walks
2. 103374Wisteria
3. 103375Don't Sleep In The Subway

V/V6 8727   Bill Evans - Further Conversations With Myself

Bill Evans (piano)
NYC, August 9, 1967
103694Emily
103695Yesterdays
103696Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
103697Funny Man
103698The Shadow Of Your Smile
103699Little Lulu
103700Quiet Now
** part of Verve 314 527 953-2.

V/V6 8728   not used

V/V6 8729   Jerome Richardson - Groove Merchant

Joe Newman, Snooky Young (trumpet) Alan Raph (trombone) Jerome Richardson (flute, soprano,tenor saxophone) Buddy Lucas (baritone saxophone) Ernie Hayes (piano, organ) Eric Gale, Carl Lynch (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Grady Tate (drums) Warren Smith (percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 8, 1967
104093Groove Merchant
104094To Sir With Love
104095Gimmie Little Sign
104096No Matter What Shape
104097Girl, You'll Be A Woman Soon
104098Knock On Wood
104099Ode To Billie Joe
104100Sunny
104101Where Is Love
104102Up, Up And Away

V/V6 8730   Cal Tjader - Hip Vibration

Ernie Royal, Marvin Stamm (trumpet, flugelhorn) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Alan Raph (bass trombone) Jerome Richardson (flute, tenor,baritone saxophone) Cal Tjader (vibraphone) Herbie Hancock (piano -1,2,7/9) Patti Bown (piano -3,5) John Bunch (piano -4,6) Ron Carter (bass -1,2,4,6/9) Richard Davis (bass -3,5) Mel Lewis (drums) Ray Barretto (congas) Bobby Rosengarden (percussion) Bobby Bryant, Benny Golson (arranger)
NYC, December 12, 1967
1. 104122Blues March
2. 104123Georgey Girl
3. 104124Hip Vibrations
4. 104125Waltz For Diane
5. 104126Windy
6. 104127Sweet Honey Bee
7. 104128Django
8. 104129Moanin'
9. 104130Canto De Ossanha

V/V6 8731   Jazz Interactions Orchestra - Jazzhattan Suite

Burt Collins, Ray Copeland, Ernie Royal, Marvin Stamm (trumpet) Joe Newman (trumpet, conductor) Wayne Andre, Jimmy Cleveland, Paul Faulise, Benny Powell (trombone) Ray Alonge, Jim Buffington (French horn) Don Butterfield (tuba) George Marge, Phil Woods (alto saxophone, flute) Jerry Dodgion, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Patti Bown (piano) Ron Carter, George Duvivier (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Bobby Rosengarden (percussion) Oliver Nelson (composer, arranger)
NYC, November 13, 1967
103731Complex City
103732The East Side-The West Site
103733125th And 7th Avenue
103734A Penthouse Dawn
103735One For Duke
same personnel
NYC, November 14, 1967
103730A Typical Day In New York

V/V6 8732   Johnny Hodges/Earl Hines - Swing's Our Thing

Cat Anderson (trumpet) Buster Cooper (trombone) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Earl Hines (piano) Jeff Castleman (bass) Sam Woodyard (drums)
NYC, November 14, 1967
104010Mean To Me
104011Night Train To Memphis
104012Doll Valley
104013Can A Moose Crochet
104014One Night In Trinidad
same personnel
NYC, November 15, 1967
104015Bustin' With Buster
104016Do It Yourself
104017Over The Rainbow
104018Open Ears
104019The Cannery Walk

V/V6 8733   not used

V/V6 8734   Luiz Henrique/Walter Wanderley - Popcorn

Walter Wanderley (organ?) Luiz Henrique (guitar) and others
NYC, October 11, 1967
103817Home On The Range
103819Blue Island
same personnel
NYC, October 23, 1967
103820Dusty Road
103821Florianopolis
same personnel
NYC, October 26, 1967
103822Happy Birthday
103856Popcorn
103857A Different Beat
same personnel
NYC, October 30, 1967
103876Kee-Ka-Roo
103877Diane In The Morning
same personnel
NYC, November 2, 1967
103879Cabaret
103880In My Automobile

V/V6 8735   not used

V/V6 8736   Willie Bobo - Spanish Blues Band

Willie Bobo (timbales) and others
NYC, February 9, 1968
104487Bad Bad Whiskey
104722Shift
same personnel
NYC, February 12, 1968
104471I Want To Walk You Home
104472Tweedle Dee
104473I Heard It Through The Grapevine
same personnel
NYC, February 16, 1968
104268Soul Cookin'
same personnel
NYC, February 19, 1968
104537(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay
same personnel
NYC, March 4, 1968
104643I Wish It Would Rain
104644Many Tears Ago
104645Walk Away, Renee
same personnel
NYC, March 12, 1968
104269Move On Over

V/V6 8737   Johnny Smith - Kaleidoscope

Hank Jones (piano) Johnny Smith (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Don Lamond (drums)
NYC, December 13, 1967
104039I'm Old Fashioned
104040The Girl With The Flaxed Hair
104041Dreamwille
104050Days Of Wine And Roses
104051Sweet Lorraine
104053Old Folks
104054By Myself
104055My Foolish Heart
104056Walk Don't Run
same personnel
NYC, December 18, 1967
104052Choro De Saudade

V/V6 8738   Gary McFarland - Scorpio And Other Sings

Gary McFarland (vibraphone, arranger) unidentified orchestra
NYC, January 9, 1968
103996Take Care... Beware
103997Whatever-Whenever
103998Days Dipped In Dreams
103999Trying To Find A Way
104000No Other Way
104001Thanks, But No Thanks
104002Sad Eyes
104003Long Live The King
104004Close Your Eyes And Follow Me
104005Can't Help Dancing
104006Runaway Heart
104007I Don't Need The Rain To See Rainbows

V/V6 8739   Walter Wanderley - Kee-Ka-Roo

Walter Wanderley (organ?) and others
NYC, January 24, 1968
103838Meninos Das Laranjas
103839Bobo
103840Walt Until Dark
103842Se Bato Sera
103843Sambao
103844Errinho Atoa
103845Amazonas
104251Kee-Ka-Roo
104252Music To Watch Girls By
104253Take A Chance With Me
104254Sensuous
104255Canto De Ossanha

V/V6 8740   Oscar Peterson - Night Train, Vol. 2

Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 27, 1955
2568Easy Does It
2575-3Blues For Basie
Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Gene Gammage (drums)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, November 20 & 21, 1958
22545-3 | 64VK204Wouldn't It Be Loverly
Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums) unidentified orchestra, Russ Garcia (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA?, November 5, 1959
22987-3Close Your Eyes
Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 15 & 16, 1962
62VK756Night Train
same personnel
NYC, February 27, 1964
64VK263Li'l Darlin'
64VK264Little Right Foot
same personnel
NYC, October 20, 1964
64VK512D&E Blues

V/V6 8741   Frank Zappa - Lumpy Gravy

Frank Zappa (violin, unknown instruments) unidentified orchestra
circa February, 1968???
104499Lumpy Gravy, Part 1
104500Lumpy Gravy, Part 2

V/V6 8742   Tony Scott - Music For Yoga Meditation And Other Joys

Tony Scott (clarinet) Colin Walcott (sitar) unidentified large band
NYC, February 28, 1968
104539Life Force-Ptahna
104540The Third Eye-Shiva
104541Ultimate Bliss-Samadhi
104542Sun And Moon-Hatha
104543Serpent Power-Kundalina
104544Highest Chakra-Sahasrara
104545Sacred Knot-Triveni
same personnel
NYC, February 28, 1968?
103823Hail Krishna-Hare Krishna
103824Peace-Shanti

V/V6 8743   Leonard Feather Presents The Sound Of Feeling And The Sound Of Oliver Nelson

Burt Collins, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Joe Wilder, Snooky Young (trumpet, flugelhorn) Jimmy Cleveland, J.J. Johnson (trombone) Tony Studd (bass trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Jerry Dodgion, Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Jerome Richardson, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Al Dailey (piano) Eric Gale (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Phil Kraus (percussion) Oliver Nelson (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 3, 1966
101574Ricardo's Dilemma
Nat Adderley (trumpet, flugelhorn) Hank Jones (piano) Bobby Rosengarden (percussion) replaces Collins, Dailey, Kraus
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 4, 1966
101578Twelve Tone Blues (Patterns For Orchestra)
101579Sidewalks Of New York
101580Greensleeves
Oliver Nelson (soprano saxophone, arranger) Gary David (piano, marxophone, vocals) Chuck Domanico, Ray Neapolitan (bass) Dick Wilson (drums) Alyce Andrece, Ray Andrece (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, November 11, 1967
L592My Favorite Things
L593Who Knows What Love Is
L594Waltz Without Words
L595Phrases
L596Circe Revisited

V/V6 8744   Gil Melle - Tome VI

Gil Melle (soprano saxophone, electronic effects) Forrest Westbrook (piano, electar) Benfaral Matthews (bass, cello) Fred Stofflet (drums)
NYC, February 8, 1968
104256Blue Quasar
104257Man With The Flashlight
104258Elgin Marble
104259Jog Falls Spinning Son

V/V6 8745   Jimmy Smith - Stay Loose

Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Snooky Young (trumpet) Garnett Brown, Jimmy Cleveland, Alan Raph (trombone) Pepper Adams, Joe Farrell, Hubert Laws, Jerome Richardson (saxophones) Jimmy Smith (organ, vocals) Carl Lynch (guitar) Jimmy Tyrell (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Johnny Pacheco (percussion) Eileen Gilbert, Melba Moorman, Carline Ray (vocals -1) Tom McIntosh (arranger, conductor)
NYC, January 29, 1968
1. 104243Stay Loose
2. 104244If You Ain't Got It
3. 104245I'm Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town
4. 104246Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby
Stanley Turrentine (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Smith (organ) Phil Upchurch (guitar) Jymie Merritt (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Eileen Gilbert, Melba Moorman, Carline Ray (vocals -2)
1. 104247One For Members
2. 104248Chain Of Fools
3. 104249Grabbin' Hold

V/V6 8746   Kenny Burrell - Blues-The Common Ground

Thad Jones, Jimmy Nottingham, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Wayne Andre, Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Tony Studd (trombone) Harvey Phillips (tuba) Jerome Richardson (reeds) Herbie Hancock (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Johnny Pacheco (percussion) Don Sebesky (arranger, conductor)
NYC, December 15, 1967
104184The Common Ground
104185The Preacher
104186Angel Eyes
104187Burning Spear
Bernie Glow, Jimmy Owens, Snooky Young (trumpet) Wayne Andre, Jimmy Cleveland, Paul Faulise, Bill Watrous (trombone) Don Butterfield (tuba) Jerome Richardson (reeds) Herbie Hancock (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Donald McDonald (drums) Johnny Pacheco (percussion) Don Sebesky (arranger, conductor)
NYC, February 12, 1968
104426Everydays
104427See See Rider
104428Wonder Why
104429Every Day (I Have The Blues)
Herbie Hancock (piano -1,2) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Ron Carter (bass -1,2) Grady Tate (drums -1,2)
NYC, February 19, 1968
1. 104494Sausalito Nights
2. 104495Soulful Brothers
3. 104496Were You There

V/V6 8747   The Best Of Bill Evans

Bill Evans (piano) Monty Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
NYC, August 14, 1962
62VK580Danny Boy
62VK584I Believe In You
Bill Evans (piano)
NYC, February 9, 1963
63VK300How About You
same personnel
NYC, February, 1963
104808Bemsha Swing
same personnel
NYC, May 20, 1963
63VK488Love Theme From "Spartacus"
Bill Evans (piano) Chuck Israels (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) unidentified horns, reeds and strings, Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor)
NYC, December 16, 1965
65VK597?Valse (Siciliano In G Minor) (Chopin)
Bill Evans (piano) Chuck Israels (bass) Arnold Wise (drums)
"Town Hall", NYC, February 21, 1966
104807Beautiful Love
104809My Foolish Heart
Bill Evans (piano) Jim Hall (guitar)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 10, 1966
100369I've Got You Under My Skin

V/V6 8748   Ella Fitzgerald - Ella "Live"

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Stan Getz, Coleman Hawkins, Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips, Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Connie Kay (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
"Shrine Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, October 25, 1957
Stompin' At The Savoy
Paul Smith (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Wilfred Middlebrooks (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
"Deutschland Halle", Berlin, West Germany, February 13, 1960
26607 | 62VK219Gone With The Wind
26610The Man I Love
Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Bill Yancey (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
"Juan-les-Pins Jazz Festival", Antibes, France, July 28 & 29, 1964
64VK556Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'
64VK557The Lady Is A Tramp
64VK558Summertime
64VK559St. Louis Blues
64VK563They Can't Take That Away From Me
64VK566I've Got You Under My Skin
omit Eldridge
"Musikhalle", Hamburg, West Germany, August 3, 1965
65VK445That Old Black Magic
65VK446Body And Soul
65VK454The Girl From Ipanema (The Boy From Ipanema)

V/V6 8749   George Benson - Giblet Gravy

Ernie Royal, Snooky Young (trumpet) Jimmy Owens (trumpet, flugelhorn) Alan Raph (bass trombone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Herbie Hancock (piano) George Benson, Eric Gale (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Billy Cobham (drums) Eileen Gilbert, Albertine Robinson, Lois Winter (vocals) Tom McIntosh (arranger, conductor)
NYC, February 5, 1968
104355Giblet Gravy
104356Walk On By
104357Sunny
Ernie Royal, Snooky Young (trumpet) Jimmy Owens (trumpet, flugelhorn) Alan Raph (bass trombone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Herbie Hancock (piano) George Benson (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Billy Cobham (drums) Tom McIntosh (arranger, conductor)
NYC, February 6, 1968
104377Sack O' Woe
Herbie Hancock (piano) George Benson (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Billy Cobham (drums) Johnny Pacheco (percussion)
104381What's New
104383Thunder Walk
104386Low Down And Dirty
Ernie Royal, Snooky Young (trumpet) Jimmy Owens (trumpet, flugelhorn) Alan Raph (bass trombone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Herbie Hancock (piano) George Benson, Carl Lynch (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Billy Cobham (drums) Tom McIntosh (arranger, conductor)
NYC, February 7, 1968
104378Groovin'
104379Along Came Mary
** part of Verve V3HB 8845.

V/V6 8750   Jimmy Smith - Livin' It Up

Conte Candoli, Buddy Childers (trumpet) Billy Byers (trombone) Ernie Tack (bass trombone) Plas Johnson, Tom Scott (reeds) Jimmy Smith (organ) Howard Roberts (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Carol Kaye (electric bass) Larry Bunker (percussion) unidentified 14 piece strings, Oliver Nelson (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, May 13, 1968
L751Refractions
L752Theme From "Valley Of The Dolls"
L753Go Away Little Girl
L754Burnin' Spear
L755The Gentle Rain
L756Big Boss Man
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, May 14, 1968
L757Living It Up
L758Mission Impossible
L759This Nearly Was Mine

V/V6 8751   Kenny Burrell - Night Song

Bernie Glow, Joe Shepley, Marvin Stamm (trumpet) Wayne Andre, Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green (trombone) Alan Raph (bass trombone) Don Butterfield (tuba) Jerome Richardson (flute, piccolo) Warren Bernhardt (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Donald McDonald (drums) Johnny Pacheco (percussion) Don Sebesky (arranger, conductor)
NYC, April 14, 1968
104902Night Song
same personnel
NYC, April 18, 1968
104903Love You Madly
Marvin Stamm (trumpet) J.J. Johnson, Tom Mitchell, Jay Sherman (trombone) Alan Raph (bass trombone) Phil Bodner (flute, piccolo) Hank Jones (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Billy Cobham (drums) Jack Jennings (percussion)
NYC, April 19, 1968
104898Teach Me Tonight
104900Brother, Where Are You
Kenny Burrell (guitar)
NYC, January 6, 1969
105940Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'
Richard Wyands (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Freddie Waits (drums)
NYC, January 14, 1969
105427The Shadow Of Your Smile
105428Blues For Wes
same personnel
NYC, January 17, 1969
105429Namely You
105430Night Hawk

V/V6 8752   Stan Getz - What The World Needs Now

Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Herbie Hancock or Hank Jones (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Bill Horwath (cymbals) Artie Butler, Bobby Rosengarden (percussion) unidentified brass, strings and chorus, Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 2, 1966
103873The Look Of Love
Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Chick Corea (piano) Phil Upchurch (guitar) Walter Booker (bass) Roy Haynes or Curtis Prince (drums) unknown (congas) unidentified brass and strings, Burt Bacharach (composer) Richard Evans (arranger, conductor)
Ter-Mar Recording Studios, Chicago, IL & NYC, August 30, 1967
103487Windows Of The World
same personnel
Ter-Mar Recording Studios, Chicago, IL & NYC, August 31, 1967
103486Wives And Lovers
103488In Times Like These
103489A House Is Not A Home
103490Trains And Boats And Planes
103491Any Old Time Of The Day
103492Walk On By
Jim Buffington (French horn) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Jerome Richardson (woodwinds) Paul Gershman, David Mankovitz, David Nadien, Gerald Tarack (violin) Bernard Zaslav (viola) Charles McCracken (cello) Gloria Agostini (harp) David Carey (vibraphone) Herbie Hancock (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Burt Bacharach (composer) Richard Evans (arranger, conductor)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC & Chicago, IL, February 14, 1968, August 30, 1967
104457In Between The Heartaches (edited mst. take)
104458What The World Needs Now Is Love
104459Alfie

V6 8753   Johnny Hodges - Rippin' And Runnin'

Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Willie Gardner (organ) Jimmy Ponder (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Freddie Waits (drums)
NYC, December 9, 1968
105883Cue Time
105884Moonflowers
105885Love Island
same personnel
NYC, December 10, 1968
105888Jeep Bounces Back
105889Rio Segundo
105890Rippin' And Runnin'
105891Tell Everybody's Children

V6 8754   Astrud Gilberto - Windy

Astrud Gilberto (vocals) unidentified large orchestra, including strings, Eumir Deodato (arranger)
NYC, April 26, 1968
104971On My Mind
104972Dreamy
104973Windy
Astrud Gilberto (vocals) unidentified large orchestra, Don Sebesky or Pat Williams (arranger)
NYC, May 3, 1968
105033Never My Love
105034Sing Me A Rainbow
105035Where Are They Now
105036Lonely Afternoon
same personnel
NYC, May 14, 1968
105095In My Life
105096The Bare Necessities
105097Chup, Chup, I Got Away
105098Crickets Sing For America

V6 8755   not used

V6 8756   Don Sebesky And The Jazz - Rock Syndrome

Jerry Dodgion, Hubert Laws (flute) Richard Spencer (alto saxophone) Don Sebesky (organ, piano, Clavinet, harpsichord, arranger) Larry Coryell (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Donald McDonald (drums) Janet Sebesky (vocals) and others
NYC, January 19, 1968
104290I Dig Rock 'N Roll Music
104291Big Mama Cass
104292Never My Love
same personnel
NYC, January 22, 1968
104293Dancing In The Street
104294The Word
104295You've Got Your Troubles
same personnel
NYC, June, 1968
104879Shake A Lady
104880Banana Flowers
104881Meet A Cheetah
104882Smobody Groovy

V6 8757   The Best Of Wes Montgomery, Vol. 2

Arnold Eidus, Lewis Eley, Paul Gershman, Louis Haber, Julius Held, Harry Lookofsky, Jos Malignaggi, Gene Orloff, Sol Shapiro (violin) Harold Coletta, Dave Schwartz (viola) Charles McCracken, George Ricci (cello) Margaret Ross (harp) Roger Kellaway (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Candido (bongos, congas) Don Sebesky (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 20, 1965
65VK339ABumpin', Part 1
65VK339BBumpin', Part 2
Donald Byrd, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Wayne Andre, Jimmy Cleveland, Quentin Jackson, Donny Moore, Tony Studd (trombone) Phil Woods (alto saxophone, clarinet) Jerry Dodgion (alto saxophone, clarinet, flute, piccolo) Romeo Penque (tenor saxophone, clarinet, flute, piccolo, oboe, English horn) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone, flute, alto flute, bass clarinet) Bob Ashton (saxophones, clarinet, flute) Herbie Hancock or Roger Kellaway (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Grady Tate or Sol Gubin (drums) Candido (congas) Oliver Nelson (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 22, 1965
65VK582Twisted Blues
65VK585O Morro (Once I Loved)
Bernard Eichen, Arnold Eidus, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Julius Held, Harry Lookofsky, Joe Malin, Gene Orloff (violin -1,3,4) Abe Kessler, Charles McCracken, George Ricci, Harvey Shapiro (cello -1,3,4) George Devens (vibraphone -1,2,4) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums -1,2,4) Ray Barretto (congas -3) Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor -1,3,4)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 17, 1966
1. 66VK298Midnight Mood
2. 66VK300What The World Needs Now Is Love
3. 66VK302How Insensitive (Insensatez)
4.The Big Hurt
Mel Davis, Bernie Glow, Jimmy Nottingham (trumpet) Wayne Andre, John Messner, Bill Watrous (trombone) Jim Buffington (French horn) Don Butterfield (tuba) Walter Kane (clarinet, bassoon, tenor saxophone) Ray Beckenstein (alto saxophone, flute, piccolo) Stan Webb (alto,baritone saxophone, English horn, clarinet) Jack Jennings (vibraphone, castanets, scratches) Herbie Hancock (piano) Al Casamenti, Wes Montgomery, Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas) Don Sebesky (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 14, 1966
101169California Dreaming
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 16, 1966
101174Winds Of Barcelona

V6 8758   not used

V6 8759   Marvin Stamm - Machinations

Burt Collins, Bernie Glow, Marky Markowitz, Ernie Royal, Joe Shepley (trumpet, flugelhorn) Marvin Stamm (trumpet, flugelhorn, pocket trumpet) Garnett Brown, Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green (trombone) Tom Mitchell, Pete Phillips (bass trombone) Jerry Dodgion, Monty Lewis, Jerome Richardson, Sol Schlinger, Dick Spencer, George Young (reeds) Joe Venuto (vibraphone, cowbells) Dick Hyman (piano, organ) Joe Beck (guitar) Chet Amsterdam (electric bass) Bill LaVorgna (drums) Johnny Carisi (arranger, conductor)
NYC, April 16, 1968
104941Eruza
104942Sondades
104943Machinations
same personnel
NYC, April 18, 1968
104945Bleaker Street
same personnel
NYC, April 23, 1968
104944Wedding Dance
104946Flute Thing
same personnel
NYC, April 24, 1968
104947The March Of The Siamese Children
104948Sunny
104949Jes' Plain Bread

V6 8760   Michel Legrand At Shelly Manne's Hole

Michel Legrand (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
"Shelly's Manne-Hole", Hollywood, CA, September 5, 1968
105481The Grand Brown Man
105482A Time For Love
105483Ray's Riff
105484Watch What Happens
105485My Funny Valentine
105486Another Blues
105487Willow Weep For Me
105488Los Gatos

V6 8761   Milt Jackson And The Hip String Quartet

Hubert Laws (flute) Sanford Allen (violin) Alfred Brown (viola) Ronald Lipscomb, Kermit Moore (cello) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Cedar Walton (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Tom McIntosh (arranger, director)
NYC, May 9, 1968
105066New Rhumba
Grady Tate (drums) replaces Roker
NYC, June 3, 1968
105172A Walkin' Thing
105173Bags And Strings
James Moody (tenor saxophone, flute) Sanford Allen (violin) Alfred Brown (viola) Sidney Edwards, Ronald Lipscomb (cello) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Cedar Walton (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Mickey Roker (drums) Tom McIntosh (arranger, director)
NYC, June 17, 1968
105278A Little Too Much
105279The Morning After
105280In Walked Bud
105281You've Got To Pay When The Deal Goes Down
105282For All We Know

V6 8762   Bill Evans At The Montreux Jazz Festival

Bill Evans (piano) Eddie Gomez (bass -1/5,7/10) Jack DeJohnette (drums -1/5,7/10)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, June 15, 1968
1.Spoken Introduction
2. 105382One For Helen
3. 105383A Sleepin' Bee
4. 105384Mother Of Earl
5. 105385Nardis
6. 105386I Loves You, Porgy
7. 105387The Touch Of Your Lips
8. 105388Embraceable You
9. 105389Someday My Prince Will Come
10. 105390Walkin' Up
** also issued on Verve 827 844-2.
** part of Verve 314 527 953-2.

V6 8763   not used

V6 8764   Woody Herman - Concerto For Herd

Bill Byrne, Neil Freil, Luis Gasca, John Ingliss, Tom Nygaard (trumpet) Jerry Chamberlain, Carl Fontana, Mel Wanzo (trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, soprano,alto saxophone, vocals) Roger Newman, Sal Nistico, Joe Romano (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Al Dailey (piano) Carl Pruitt (bass) John Von Ohlen (drums)
"Monterey Jazz Festival", Monterey, CA, September 16, 1968
105499Big Sur Echo
Bill Byrne, Neil Freil, Luis Gasca, John Ingliss, Tom Nygaard (trumpet) Jerry Chamberlain, Carl Fontana, Mel Wanzo (trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, soprano,alto saxophone, vocals) Roger Newman, Sal Nistico, Joe Romano (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Al Dailey (piano) Carl Pruitt (bass) Russell George (electric bass -1/3) John Von Ohlen (drums) Bill Holman (conductor -1/3)
"Monterey Jazz Festival", Monterey, CA, September 17, 1968
1. 105496Concerto For Herd, 1st Movement
2. 105497Concerto For Herd, 2nd Movement
3. 105498Concerto For Herd, 3rd Movement
4. 105500The Horn Of The Fish
5. 105501Woody's Boogaloo

V6 8765   Wes Montgomery - Willow Weep For Me

Wynton Kelly (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums)
"Half Note", NYC, June 25, 1965
105616The Surrey With The Fringe On Top
add unidentified brass and woodwinds, Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor)
"Half Note", NYC, June 25, 1965, October 8, 1968
105612Willow Weep For Me (overdubbed version)
105613Portrait Of Jennie (overdubbed version)
omit unidentified brass and woodwinds, Ogerman
"Half Note", NYC, August 13, 1965
105617Four On Six
add unidentified brass and woodwinds, Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor)
"Half Note", NYC, August 13, 1965, October 8, 1968
105615Oh, You Crazy Moon (overdubbed version)
omit unidentified brass and woodwinds, Ogerman
"Half Note", NYC, September 17, 1965
105618Impressions
add unidentified brass and woodwinds, Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor)
"Half Note", NYC, September 17, 1965, October 8, 1968
105614Misty (overdubbed version)

V6 8766   Further Adventures Of Jimmy Smith And Wes Montgomery

Jimmy Maxwell, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Jimmy Cleveland, Quentin Jackson, Melba Liston (trombone) Dick Hixson (bass trombone) Jerome Richardson (flute, clarinet) Phil Woods (alto saxophone, clarinet) Jerry Dodgion (alto saxophone, clarinet, flute) Bob Ashton (tenor saxophone, clarinet, flute) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone, bass clarinet) Jimmy Smith (organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas) Oliver Nelson (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 21, 1966
101193Milestone
Jimmy Smith (organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 28, 1966
101288O.G.D. (Road Song)
101289Call Me
101291Maybe September
101292Mellow Mood
101294King Of The Road

V6 8767   Johnny Smith - Phase II

Hank Jones (piano) Johnny Smith (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Derryl Goes (drums)
NYC, November 11, 1968
105828Light My Fire
105829By The Time I Get To Phoenix
105830Can't Take My Eyes Off You
Hank Jones (piano) Johnny Smith (guitar) George Duvivier (bass -3) Bob Bushnell (electric bass -1) Joe Mack (electric bass -2) Derryl Goes (drums)
NYC, November 12, 1968
1. 105831Don't Sleep In The Subway
2. 105832Emily
3. 105833Wave
Hank Jones (piano) Johnny Smith (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Derryl Goes (drums)
NYC, November 13, 1968
105834Theme From "Exodus"
105835Maybe September
105836Shiny Stockings
Hank Jones (piano) Johnny Smith (guitar) George Duvivier (bass -1) Joe Mack (electric bass -2) Derryl Goes (drums)
NYC, November 14, 1968
1. 105837This Guy's In Love With You
2. 105838Sunny

V6 8768   Alan Shorter - Tes East

Alan Shorter (trumpet, flugelhorn) Gato Barbieri (tenor saxophone) Charlie Haden (bass -2,6) Reggie Johnson (bass -3,4) Muhammad Ali (drums)
NYC, 1968-1969
1. 105562Straits Of Blagellan
2. 105563Parabola
3. 105564Outeroids
4. 105565Joseph
5. 105566Rapids
6. 105757Orgasm

V6 8769   Cal Tjader - The Prophet

Cal Tjader (vibraphone) and others
Los Angeles, CA, September 19, 1967
L538Warm Song
L539Souled Out
L540A Time For Love
L541The Prophet
L542Aquarius
L543The Loner
L544Tema Teimoso
L545Cal's Bluedoo

V6 8770   Jimmy Smith - The Boss

Jimmy Smith (organ) George Benson (guitar -1/4) Nathan Page (guitar -5) Donald Bailey (drums)
"Paschal's La Carousel Club", Atlanta, GA, 1968
1. 105800This Guy's In Love With You
2. 105808The Boss
3. 105810Some Of My Best Friends Are The Blues
4. 105815Tuxedo Junction
5. 105818Fingers

V6 8771   George Benson - Goodies

Clark Terry (trumpet) Garnett Brown (trombone) Arthur Clarke, George Marge (tenor saxophone, flute) Bobby Lucas (harmonica) Paul Griffin (piano, celeste) George Benson (guitar, vocals) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Leo Morris (drums) Jack Jennings (congas, vibraphone) The Sweet Inspirations (vocal group) The Winston Collymore Strings, Horace Ott (arranger, conductor) and others
NYC, November 18, 1968
105799People Get Ready
105800Julie
105820I Remember Wes
105821Carnival Joys
same personnel
NYC, November 19, 1968
105822Song For My Father
105823You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman
George Benson (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Jimmy Johnson (drums) The Sweet Inspirations (vocal group)
105824Windmills Of Your Mind
105825That Lucky Old Sun
105827Doobie, Doobie Blues
** part of Verve V3HB 8845.

V6 8772   Willie Bobo - Dimension

Jimmy Owens (trumpet) Felix Wilkins (flute) Stan Webb (flute -3,5,8) Phil Bodner (flute, alto saxophone -3,5,8) Kenny Rogers (alto,tenor saxophone) Sonny Henry (guitar, arranger) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Freddie Waits (drums) Willie Bobo (timbales) Osvaldo Martinez, Victor Pantoja, John Rodriguez (percussion) Jack Jennings (percussion -3,5,8) unidentified strings (-3,5,8) Don Sebesky (arranger)
NYC, December 23, 1968
1. 105906Lisa
2. 105907Psychedelic Blues
3. 105908Quires Volver
4. 105909Yellow Days
5. 105910This Guy's In Love With Me
6. 105911Grazing In The Grass
7. 105912Shaming Time
8. 105913The Look Of Love

V6 8773   Kenny Burrell - Asphalt Canyon Suite

Roland Hanna (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) unidentified brass, Johnny Pate (arranger, conductor)
NYC, October 8, 1969
106512Asphalt Canyon Suite, Part 1: Introduction / Asphalt Canyon Blues
106513Going To Jim's And Andy's
same personnel
NYC, October 10, 1969
106219Things Ain't What They Used To Be
106220Please Send Me Someone To Love
same personnel
NYC, October 16, 1969
106534Asphalt Canyon Suite, Part 2: Think About It / Better Git Your Thing Together
106535Alone In The City
106536Sugar Hill
106537Put A Little Love In Your Heart

V6 8774   not used

V6 8775   Oscar Peterson - Oscar's

Oscar Peterson (piano, vocals) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, December 6, 1953
1333-3The Continental
Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Gene Gammage (drums)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, November 20 & 21, 1958
22547-10 | 64VK206The Rain In Spain
Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, July 14-August 9, 1959
50063-3Love Is Here To Stay
same session
50071-1It Might As Well Be Spring
same session
50081-1The Way You Look Tonight
same session
50106-5Lullaby Of Broadway
50110-2You'll Never Know
same session
50137-2Over The Rainbow
same personnel
NYC, January 24 & 25, 1962
62VK246Something's Coming
same personnel
NYC, October 20, 1964
64VK517The Days Of Wine And Roses

V6 8776   Astrud Gilberto - I Haven't Got Anything Better To Do

Astrud Gilberto (vocals) unidentified orchestra
NYC, February 3, 1969
105892I Haven't Got Anything Better To Do
105893Wailing Of The Willow
105904Trains And Boats And Planes
105905Without Him
105955Didn't We
105956In The Wee Small Hours
105957Where's The Love
same personnel
NYC, February 4, 1969
105958The World Stop Turning
105959The Sea Is My Soil
105976If (The Biggest Little Word)

V6 8777   Bill Evans/Jeremy Steig - What's New

Jeremy Steig (flute) Bill Evans (piano) Eddie Gomez (bass) Marty Morell (drums)
NYC, January 30, February 3 & 5, March 11, 1969
106133Straight, No Chaser
106131Lover Man
106135What's New
106136Autumn Leaves
106132Time Out For Chris
106134Love Theme From "Spartacus"
106130So What
** part of Verve 314 527 953-2.

V6 8778   Buddy Rich - Super Rich

Harry Edison (trumpet) Milt Bernhardt (trombone) Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Georgie Auld (tenor saxophone) Bob Lawson (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) John Simmons (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 21, 1953
1267-3Me And My Jaguar
1268-7Just Blues
Harry Edison (trumpet) Sonny Criss (alto saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) John Simmons (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 26, 1955
2454-1Sonny And Sweets
Rolf Ericson (trumpet) Sam Most (flute, alto saxophone) Mike Mainieri (vibraphone) Johnny Morris (piano) Wyatt Ruther (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, August 14, 1961
61VK354Caravan
same personnel
NYC, probably August 16, 1961
Blowin' The Blues Away
I Remember Clifford

V6 8779   Brooks Arthur - Traces

Brooks Arthur (vocals)
NYC, May 22, 1969
106124Traces
106125Never Gonna Be The Same
106127Always Something There To Remind
106144First Of May
106145Never My Love
106146Knowing When To Leave
106165Windmills Of My Mind
106166Elusive Morning
106167MacArthur Park
106168Sunrise Highway
106196Traces Interlude
106197Windmills Medley

V6 8780   Stan Getz - Didn't We

Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) unidentified orchestra, Johnny Pate (arranger, conductor)
NYC, September-October, 1969
106184Emily
106185What's New
106186Didn't We
106187I Remember Clifford
106188Try To Understand
106194Mandy Is Two
106195Go Away Little Girl
106201Heartstrings
106202The Night Has A Thousand Eyes
106203The Shining Sea

V6 8781   Willie Bobo - Evil Ways

Melvin Lastie (cornet) Bobby Brown (alto,tenor saxophone) Clarence Henry (guitar) Richard Davis or Jim Phillips (bass) Victor Pantoja (congas) Willie Bobo (percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 8, 1965
65VK385Spanish Grease
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 8, 1965
65VK470Hurt So Bad
Willie Bobo (percussion) and others
NYC, September 27, 1966
101114Sunshine Superman
101124Sock It To Me
same personnel
NYC, September 28, 1966
101123To Be With You
unknown (trumpet) unknown (alto saxophone) unknown (tenor saxophone) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Willie Bobo (timbales)
NYC, January 31, 1967
101971Mercy, Mercy
101972Roots
same personnel
NYC, February 1, 1967
101983Knock On Wood
101984Ain't Too Proud To Beg
Willie Bobo (timbales) and others
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 27, 1967
103051Up, Up And Away
103054Evil Ways

V6 8782   Willis Jackson

Willis Jackson (tenor saxophone) 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
** reissue of Verve V/V6 8589 entitled "'Gator Tails".

V6 8783   Count Basie - Basie

Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell (trombone) Bill Graham (alto saxophone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Frank Foster (tenor saxophone) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone, flute) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Joe Williams (vocals)
live in Goteborg, Sweden, September 7, 1956
63VK259Shiny Stockings
Al Aarons, Sonny Cohn, Thad Jones, Fortunatus Fip Ricard, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Henry Coker, Grover Mitchell, Benny Powell (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Frank Foster (tenor saxophone) Eric Dixon (tenor saxophone, flute) Frank Wess (tenor,alto saxophone, flute) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone, flute) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Buddy Catlett (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Neal Hefti (arranger)
NYC, November 2, 3 & 5, 1962
62VK697Shanghaied
Al Aarons, Sonny Cohn, Don Rader, Fortunatus Fip Ricard, Snooky Young (trumpet) Henry Coker, Urbie Green, Grover Mitchell, Benny Powell (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Eric Dixon, Frank Foster, Frank Wess (tenor,alto saxophone, flute) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Buddy Catlett (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Billy Byers (arranger)
NYC, April 8, 9, 10 & 11, 1963
63VK391South Of The Border
63VK397The Second Time Around
Quincy Jones (arranger) replaces Byers
NYC, April 21, 1963
63VK412Nasty Magnus
63VK414Kansas City Wrinkles
Al Aarons, Sonny Cohn, Joe Newman, Don Rader, Fortunatus Fip Ricard (trumpet) Henry Coker, Urbie Green, Grover Mitchell, Benny Powell (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Eric Dixon, Frank Foster, Frank Wess (tenor,alto saxophone, flute) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Buddy Catlett (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) Quincy Jones (arranger)
NYC, July 15 & 16, 1963
63VK504Shiny Stockings
Al Aarons, Sonny Cohn, Wallace Davenport, Sam Noto (trumpet) Henderson Chambers, Al Grey, Bill Hughes, Grover Mitchell (trombone) Bobby Plater (alto saxophone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (tenor saxophone) Eric Dixon (tenor saxophone, flute) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Wyatt Ruther (bass) Irv Cottler or J.C. Heard (drums) Billy Byers (arranger)
Los Angeles, CA, January 11 & 12, 1965
65VK229I'll Get By
Al Aarons, Sonny Cohn, Wallace Davenport, Phil Guilbeau (trumpet) Henderson Chambers, Al Grey, Grover Mitchell (trombone) Bill Hughes (bass trombone) Bobby Plater (alto saxophone, flute, arranger) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Eric Dixon (tenor saxophone, flute, arranger) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (tenor saxophone, arranger) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Norman Keenan (bass) Rufus Jones (drums) Frank Foster, Thad Jones (arranger)
NYC, October 7, 1965
65VK520 | 102493Happy House
same personnel
NYC, October 9, 1965
65VK530Tid Bits
Al Aarons, Sonny Cohn, Wallace Davenport, Phil Guilbeau (trumpet) Henderson Chambers, Al Grey, Bill Hughes, Grover Mitchell (trombone) Bobby Plater (alto saxophone, flute) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (tenor saxophone) Eric Dixon (tenor saxophone, flute) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Norman Keenan (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Chico O'Farrill (arranger)
Los Angeles, CA, May 3, 1966
L21Michelle

V6 8784   Herbie Mann - The Great Mann

Herbie Mann (flute) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Buddy Clark (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August, 1957
21262-7Tenderly
Herbie Mann (flute) Laurindo Almeida, Tony Rizzi (guitar) Tony Reyes (bass) Milt Holland (drums) Frank "Chico" Guerrero (congas)
21266-3Evolution Of Man(n)
Herbie Mann (flute, tenor saxophone) Johnny Rae (vibraphone, timbales) Knobby Totah (bass) Santo Miranda (drums) Jose Mangual, Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas, bongos, maracas)
"Basin Street East", NYC, June 30, 1959
22853Todos Locos
22854Cuban Potatoe Chips
22857Caravan
Leo Ball, Jerry Kail, Ziggy Schatz (trumpet) Herbie Mann (flute) Johnny Rae (vibraphone) Knobby Totah (bass) Rudy Collins (drums) Ray Barretto (congas) Ray Mantilla, Michael Olatunji (percussion)
NYC, May 5, 1960
26703Fife' N' Tambourine Corps
Barretto plays (percussion)
NYC, July 26, 1960
26757A Ritual
26758You Stepped Out Of A Dream

V6 8785   Lalo Schifrin - Insensatez

no details

V6 8786   Gary McFarland - Sympathetic Vibrations

Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Seldon Powell or Spencer Sinatra (flute) Gary McFarland (vibraphone) Patti Bown (piano) Antonio Carlos Jobim or Kenny Burrell (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Sol Gubin (drums) Willie Bobo or Arnie Wise (percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 15, 1964
64VK408She Loves You
64VK409La Vie En Rose
64VK410California, Here I Come
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 16, 1964
64VK413I Want To Hold Your Hand
64VK415From Russia With Love
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 3, 1964
64VK455And I Love Her
64VK456The Good Life
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 7, 1964
64VK497Emily
64VK498I Love Goddess
64VK499More
64VK500Ringo
64VK501A Hard Day's Night
** reissue of Verve V/V6 8603 entitled "Soft Samba".

V6 8787   Charlie Parker - The Bird Set

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips, Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 18, 1949
385 | 62VK228Lester Leaps In, Part 1
386 | 62VK229Lester Leaps In, Part 2
387Lester Leaps In, Part 3
388Embraceable You, Part 1
389Embraceable You, Part 2
390Embraceable You, Part 3
Mitch Miller (oboe, English horn) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Bronislaw Gimpel, Max Hollander, Milton Lomask (violin) Frank Brieff (viola) Frank Miller (cello) Meyer Rosen (harp) Stan Freeman (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) Jimmy Carroll (arranger, conductor)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, November 30, 1949
319-5 | 62VK204Just Friends
324-3If I Should Lose You
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, June 6, 1950
410-4Bloomdido
413-2My Melancholy Baby
414-6Leap Frog
Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January 17, 1951
492-2Star Eyes
Junior Collins (French horn) Al Block (flute) Tommy Mace (oboe) Manny Thaler (bassoon) Hal McKusick (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Tony Aless (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums) The Dave Lambert Singers: including Annie Ross (vocals) Dave Lambert (vocals, arranger) Gil Evans (arranger, conductor)
Fulton Recording Studios, NYC, May 25, 1953
1239-9Old Folks

V6 8788   Tony Scott - Homage To Lord Krishna

Tony Scott (baritone saxophone) Richard Davis (bass) Jimmy Lovelace (drums)
NYC, December 10, 1969?
103825Sophisticated Lady
Tony Scott (clarinet) Colin Walcott (sitar) John Berberian (oud) Attila Zoller (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Jimmy Lovelace (drums) Steve Pumilia (percussion) Souren Baronian (dumbek)
103831Swara Sulina (The Beautiful Sound Of The Flute)
103832Ode To An Oud
103833Homage To Lord Krishna
Tony Scott (clarinet) Beril Rubenstein (organ, piano) Attila Zoller (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Jimmy Lovelace (drums)
103834Stain Doll
103835Blues For Charlie Parker
103836My Funny Valentine
103837Nina's Dance
Tony Scott (clarinet) Bertel Rubenstein (organ) Richard Davis (bass) Jimmy Lovelace (drums)
NYC, 1969
106587Brother, Can You Spare A Dime

V6 8789   not used

V6 8790   This Is Monty Alexander

Monty Alexander (piano) unidentified studio orchestra, Johnny Pate (arranger, conductor)
NYC, July 11, 1969
106340A House Is Not A Home
106341Love Has A Way
same personnel
NYC, August 18, 1969
106337Give Me Freedom
106338A Time For Love
106339Jooga Booga
same personnel
NYC, August 21, 1969
106309Maybe September
106310Anny Sand Blues
106311Lay It On Me
106312I'm Gonna Make You Love Me

V6 8791   Phil Woods - Round Trip

Thad Jones (trumpet, flugelhorn) Ray Alonge, Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Tony Studd (bass trombone) Jim Buffington (French horn) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Jerry Dodgion, Romeo Penque, Jerome Richardson (woodwinds) Henri Aubert, Julius Brand, Frederick Buldrini, Max Cahn, Marcia Van Dyke, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Julius Held, Harry Katzman, Joe Malin, Matthew Raimondi, Tosha Samaroff (violin) Alfred V. Brown, Harold Coletta, Cal Fleisig, David Mankovitz (viola) Charles McCracken (cello) Herbie Hancock (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Chris Swanson (conductor) Gene Orloff (director)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, July 9, 10 & 11, 1969
106326Here's That Rainy Day
106327Flowers
106328Solitude
106333Guess What
106334This Is All I Ask
106335Fill The Woods With Laughter
106336Love Song For A Dead Che
Thad Jones (trumpet, flugelhorn) Ray Alonge, Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Tony Studd (bass trombone) Jim Buffington (French horn) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Jerry Dodgion, Romeo Penque, Jerome Richardson (woodwinds) Henri Aubert, Julius Brand, Emanuel Green, Julius Held, Leo Kahn, Harry Katzman, Joe Malin, George Ockner, Raoul Poliakin, Max Pollikoff, Tosha Samaroff, Julius Schachter (violin) Julian Barber (viola) Seymour Barab, Kermit Moore, George Ricci, Anthony Sophos (cello) Roland Hanna (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Chris Swanson (conductor) Gene Orloff (director)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, July 16, 1969
106329I'm All Smiles
106330Come Out With Me
106331How Can I Be Sure
106332Round Trip

V6 8792   Bill Evans - Alone

Bill Evans (piano)
NYC, October 8, 1968
106583A Time For Love
same personnel
NYC, October 21, 1968
106581Here's That Rainy Day
106584Midnight Mood
106582On A Clear Day
106580Never Let Me Go
** also issued on Verve 833 801-2, 314 589 319-2.
** part of Verve 314 527 953-2.

V6 8793   Astrud Gilberto - September 17, 1969

Astrud Gilberto (vocals) unidentified orchestra and choir, Albert Garcon (arranger, conductor)
NYC, September 23, 1969
106482Let's Have The Morning After
106483A Million Miles Away Behind The Door
same personnel
NYC, November 17, 1969
106440Holiday
106441Summer Sweet 1 & 2
106446Beginnings
106447Think Of Rain
106448Here, There And Everywhere
106509Love Is Stronger Far Than We
106573Light My Fire
106574Don't Leave Me Baby
same personnel
NYC, December 31, 1969
106399Let Go

V6 8794   Jimmy Smith - Groove Drops

Jimmy Smith (organ) unidentified orchestra, Johnny Pate (arranger, conductor)
NYC, November 20, 1968
105803Ode To Billie Joe
105804By The Time I Get To Phoenix
105805Sunny
105806Who Can I Turn To
105817Days Of Wine And Roses
same personnel
NYC, November, 1969
106623Groove Drops

V6 8795   Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) Paul Weston Orchestra
Los Angeles, CA, March 19, 1958
22148-5 | 106646Alexander's Ragtime Band
Don Fagerquist, Al Porcino (trumpet) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone, tenor saxophone) Vince DeRosa (French horn) John Kitzmiller (tuba) Bud Shank (alto saxophone) Bill Holman (tenor saxophone) Med Flory (baritone saxophone) Lou Levy (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) Marty Paich (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, November 23, 1958
22577-2 | 106648Little Jazz
Paul Smith (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Wilfred Middlebrooks (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
"Deutschland Halle", Berlin, West Germany, February 13, 1960
26614 | 62VK218 | 106644Mack The Knife
26615 | 62VK220/221 | 106645How High The Moon
Lou Levy (piano) replaces Smith
"Crescendo Club", Los Angeles, CA, May 11 & 21, 1961
27036 | 64VK316 | 106651Mr. Paganini (You'll Have To Swing It)
27050 | 106652Stairway To The Stars
27052 | 106649Air Mail Special
Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Johnnie Spence (director)
London, England, April 7, 1964
64VK335 | 106653Can't Buy Me Love
64VK336 | 106647Hello, Dolly
Tommy Flanagan (piano) Keter Betts (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
"Musikhalle", Hamburg, West Germany, March 26, 1965
65VK508 | 106650A Hard Day's Night
Jimmy Jones (piano) Jim Hughart (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
"Juan-les-Pins Jazz Festival", Antibes, France, July 28 & 29, 1966
101600Lullaby Of Birdland

V6 8796   Wes Montgomery - Eulogy

Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Snooky Young (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Quentin Jackson, Chauncey Welsch (trombone) Don Butterfield or Harvey Phillips (tuba) Jerome Richardson (flute, soprano,tenor saxophone) Bobby Scott (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Willie Bobo (percussion -2) Johnny Pate (arranger, conductor)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, November 11, 1964
1. 64VK525Matchmaker (Matchmaker, Matchmaker)
2. 64VK528Moca Flor
3. 64VK529Theodora
Roger Kellaway (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Grady Tate (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 18, 1965
65VK334Tear It Down
Arnold Eidus, Lewis Eley, Paul Gershman, Louis Haber, Julius Held, Harry Lookofsky, Jos Malignaggi, Gene Orloff, Sol Shapiro (violin) Harold Coletta, Dave Schwartz (viola) Charles McCracken, George Ricci (cello) Margaret Ross (harp) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Don Sebesky (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 20, 1965
65VK338Mi Cosa (My Thing)
Donald Byrd, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Wayne Andre, Jimmy Cleveland, Quentin Jackson, Donny Moore, Tony Studd (trombone) Phil Woods (alto saxophone, clarinet) Jerry Dodgion (alto saxophone, clarinet, flute, piccolo) Romeo Penque (tenor saxophone, clarinet, flute, piccolo, oboe, English horn) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone, flute, alto flute, bass clarinet) Bob Ashton (saxophones, clarinet, flute) Herbie Hancock or Roger Kellaway (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Grady Tate or Sol Gubin (drums) Candido (congas) Oliver Nelson (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 20, 1965
65VK548Boss City
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 22, 1965
65VK583Golden Earrings
Bernard Eichen, Arnold Eidus, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Julius Held, Harry Lookofsky, Joe Malin, Gene Orloff (violin) Abe Kessler, Charles McCracken, George Ricci, Harvey Shapiro (cello) George Devens (vibraphone) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 17, 1966
66VK301Little Child (Daddy Dear)
Mel Davis, Bernie Glow, Jimmy Nottingham (trumpet) Wayne Andre, John Messner, Bill Watrous (trombone) Jim Buffington (French horn) Don Butterfield (tuba) Walter Kane (clarinet, bassoon, tenor saxophone) Ray Beckenstein (alto saxophone, flute, piccolo) Stan Webb (alto,baritone saxophone, English horn, clarinet) Jack Jennings (vibraphone, castanets, scratches) Herbie Hancock (piano) Al Casamenti, Wes Montgomery, Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas) Don Sebesky (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 16, 1966
101175Sun Down

V6 8797   Phil Woods And His European Rhythm Machine At The Montreux Jazz Festival

Phil Woods (alto saxophone) George Gruntz (piano) Henri Texier (bass) Daniel Humair (drums)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, June 19, 1969
70NY703Capricci Cavaleschi
70NY704I Remember Bird
70NY705Ad Infinitum
70NY706Riot
** reissue of MGM SE 4695.

V6 8798   Chet Baker - Blood, Chet And Tears

Tony Terran, Ray Triscari (trumpet) Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Miles Anderson, Dick Hyde, Ollie Mitchell (trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) Plas Johnson (tenor saxophone) Buddy Collette (reeds) Larry Knechtel (keyboards) Al Casey, Mike Deasy, Joe Pass, Tommy Tedesco (guitar) Joe Osborne, Ray Pohlman (electric bass) Hal Blaine (drums) Gary Coleman (percussion) The Sid Sharp Strings, Jerry Styner (arranger, conductor)
Sunwest Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA, July 6, 1970
70L1454Easy Come, Easy Go
70L1455Sugar, Sugar
70L1456Something
70L1457Spinning Wheel
70L1458Vehicle
70L1459The Letter
70L1460And When I Die
70L1461Come Saturday Morning
70L1462Evil Ways
70L1463You've Made Me So Very Happy

V6 8799   Dakota Staton - I've Been There

Dakota Staton (vocals) and others
Los Angeles, CA, 1970
70L2004Woman Without The Love Of A Man
70L2005I've Been There Before
70L2006Save This Love Affair
70L2007One Less Bell To Answer
70L2008Blues For Dakota
70L2009What's Gonna Happen To Me
70L2010I Can't Quit My Baby
70L2011Buy Myself A Man
70L2012More Today Than Yesterday
70L2013Young Generation