Verve Records Catalog: 8800 series

Verve Jazz 8800 series (12 inch LP)

V6 8800   Jimmy Smith - In A Plain Brown Wrapper

Jimmy Smith (organ) and others
Los Angeles, CA, July 16, 1971?
71L2243Jimmy Smith Is A Midnight Cowboy
71L2244Zodiac Song
71L2245No Substitute For Love
71L2246Freedom And Justice
71L2248Number One
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, 1971
71L2607Recession Or Depression
71L2608Love Is Mission Impossible
71L2609I Don't Know

V6 8801   Lalo Schifrin - Rock Requiem

Lalo Schifrin (piano, arranger) and others
Los Angeles, CA, 1971
71L2465Procession
71L2466Agnus Dei
71L2467Tract
71L2468Introit
71L2469Sanctus Benedictus
71L2472Offertory Verse
71L2473Gradual
71L2474Kyrie Eleison
71L2475Final Prayer

V6 8802-2   Stan Getz - Dynasty

Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Eddy Louiss (organ) Rene Thomas (guitar) Bernard Lubat (drums)
"Ronnie Scott's Club", London, England, January 11, 1971
71L2324Ballad For My Dad
71L2435Mona
71L2439Song For Martine
same personnel
"Ronnie Scott's Club", London, England, March 15, 16 & 17, 1971
71L2432Dum! Dum!
71L2433Ballad Of Leo
71L2434Our King Of Sabi
71L2436Theme For Emmanuel
71L2437Invitation
71L2440Dynasty

V6 8803   The Bill Evans Trio "Live"

Bill Evans (piano) Chuck Israels (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
"The Trident Club", Sausalito, CA, May 14-19, 1964
71L2707How Deep Is The Ocean
71L2700Nardis
71L2701Someday My Prince Will Come
71L2702Stella By Starlight
71L2704'Round Midnight
71L2706The Boy Next Door
71L2705What Kind Of Fool Am I
71L2703How My Heart Sings
** part of Verve 314 527 953-2.

V6 8804   Wes Montgomery - Just Walkin'

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, March 16, 1965
65VK308Just Walkin'
omit Candido
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 20, 1965
65VK340My One And Only Love
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 -3) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas -1,2) Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 17, 1966
1. 66VK297Wives And Lovers
2. 71L2698Bumpin' On Sunset (alt. take)
3. 71L2696The Big Hurt (alt. take)
Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 21, 1966
71L2699Tequila (alt. take)
Jack Jennings (vibraphone) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 16, 1966
71L2697Sunny (alt. take)
Jimmy Smith (organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 23, 1966
101195'Round Midnight

V6 8805   not used

V6 8806   Jimmy Smith Live! - Root Down

Steve Williams (harmonica) Jimmy Smith (organ) Arthur Adams (guitar) Wilton Fender (electric bass) Paul Humphrey (drums) William "Buck" Clarke (congas, percussion)
"Bombay Bicycle Club", Los Angeles, CA, February 9, 1972
72L3290Root Down (And Get It)
72L3291For Everyone Under The Sun
72L3292Slow Down Sagg
72L3293Let's Stay Together
72L3294Sagg Shootin' His Arrow
72L3296After Hours

V6 8807   Stan Getz - Communications '72

Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) unidentified large orchestra, strings and choir, Michel Legrand (arranger, conductor)
Paris, France, November, 1971
71L3126Bonjour Tristesse
71L3508Moods Of A Wanderer
71L3509Soul Dance
71L3510Flight
71L3511Redemption
71L3512Now You've Gone
71L3513Back To Bach
71L3514Outhouse Blues
71L3515Nursery Rhymes For All God's Children
71L3516Communications '72

V6 8808   The Best Of Billie Holiday

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, March 26, 1952
766-1You Go To My Head
769-3These Foolish Things
771-1Solitude
Joe Newman (trumpet) Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, July 27, 1952
839-6My Man
843-2He's Funny That Way
Harry Edison (trumpet) Benny Carter (alto,tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano, celeste) Barney Kessel (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, August 23, 1955
2441-3When Your Lover Has Gone
Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Tony Scott (clarinet, arranger -2) Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone -2) Wynton Kelly (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Aaron Bell (bass -2) Lenny McBrowne (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, June 7, 1956
1. 2855-12Strange Fruit
2. 2857-8Good Morning, Heartache
Harry Edison (trumpet) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, August 14, 1956
2914-3Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, August 18, 1956
2929-4We'll Be Together Again
Red Mitchell (bass) replaces Mondragon
Los Angeles, CA, January 7, 1957
20507-1Body And Soul
Larry Bunker (drums) replaces Stoller
Los Angeles, CA, January 9, 1957
20568-5Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You

V6 8809   Jimmy Smith - Bluesmith

Teddy Edwards (tenor saxophone -1/4,6) unknown (piano -1) Jimmy Smith (organ) Ray Crawford (guitar -1/4,6) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Donald Dean (drums) Victor Pantoja (congas -2,5)
Los Angeles, CA, September 11, 1972
1. 72L3931Bluesmith
2. 72L3932Lolita
3. 72L3933Mournin' Wes
4. 72L4061Absolutely Funky
5. 72L4107Blues For There Plus One
6. 72L4108Straight Ahead

2V6S 8810   The Oscar Peterson Collection

Oscar Peterson (piano) unidentified orchestra, Russ Garcia (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, December 30, 1955
2592-7 | 20025-7Laura
2593-10 | 20026-10Ruby
2595-2 | 20028-2A Sunday Kind Of Love
2596-8 | 20029-8I Only Have Eyes For You
2597-2 | 20030-2Tenderly
2598-9 | 20031-9Stars Fell On Alabama
2599-7 | 20032-7Stella By Starlight
2600-2 | 20033-2Black Coffee
2601-6 | 20034-6I Thought About You
2602-1 | 20035-1The Boy Next Door
add Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Los Angeles, CA?, November 5, 1959
22981-6Con Alma
22982-2Blues For Big Scotia
22983-1The Spirit Feel
22984-7Stockholm Sweetnin'
22985-6Cubano Chant
22986-6Little Pea's Blues
22987-3Close Your Eyes
22988-4I Lead A Charmed Life

2V6S 8811   Ella Fitzgerald/Louis Armstrong - Ella And Louis

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
2918-2 | 20207-2They Can't Take That Away From Me
2921-2 | 20210-2Stars Fell On Alabama
2922-2 | 20222-2Can't We Be Friends
2923-5 | 20211-5 | 63VK650Cheek To Cheek
2924-10 | 20212-10Under A Blanket Of Blue
2925-7 | 20213-7Moonlight In Vermont
2926-6 | 20214-6A Foggy Day (In London Town)
2928-1 | 20216-1The Nearness Of You
Louis Bellson (drums) replaces Rich
Los Angeles, CA, July 23, 1957
21132-2Love Is Here To Stay
21135-9Let's Call The Whole Thing Off
21137-5Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You
21138-1 | 63VK651Stompin' At The Savoy
omit Fitzgerald
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, July 31, 1957
21213-7Let's Do It (, Let's Fall In Love)
add Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1957
21267-6I Won't Dance
21269-9Don't Be That Way
21270-7I'm Putting All My Eggs In One Basket
21271-12I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm

2V6S 8812   Gene Ammons/Sonny Stitt - Prime Cuts

Sonny Stitt (alto,tenor saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) John Houston (piano) Charles Williams (bass) George Brown (drums)
Chicago, IL, August 27, 1961
61VK380Blues Up And Down
61VK384Counter Clockwise
61VK385There Is No Greater Love
61VK386The One Before This
61VK387Autumn Leaves
Gene Ammons, Sonny Stitt (tenor saxophone) Don Patterson (organ) Paul Weeden (guitar) Billy James (drums)
NYC, February, 1962
62VK267Long Ago And Far Away
62VK268Walkin'
62VK269Why Was I Born
62VK270John Brown's Body
62VK271Bye Bye Blackbird
** same contents as Verve V/V6 8426 + V/V6 8468.

2V6S 8813   The History Of Wes Montgomery

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, March 16, 1965
65VK307Musty
65VK309Here's That Rainy Day
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 18, 1965
65VK335The Shadow Of Your Smile
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 20, 1965
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, November 20, 1965
65VK547Goin' Out Of My Head
65VK548Boss City
same personnel
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) Abe Kessler, Charles McCracken, George Ricci, Harvey Shapiro (cello) George Devens (vibraphone -4) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums -1,3,4) Ray Barretto (congas -1/3) Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 17, 1966
1. 66VK297Wives And Lovers
2. 66VK302How Insensitive (Insensatez)
3. 71L2698Bumpin' On Sunset (alt. take)
4. 71L2696The Big Hurt (alt. take)
Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 21, 1966
66VK303The Thumb
71L2699Tequila (alt. take)
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
101176Mr. Walker

2V6S 8814   The History Of Jimmy Smith

Jimmy Smith (organ) Quentin Warren (guitar) Don Bailey (drums)
NYC, March 28, 1962
62VK378Bashin'
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)
62VK376Walk On The Wild Side, Part 1
62VK377Walk On The Wild Side, Part 2
Jimmy Smith (organ) Kenny Burrell (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
NYC, July 29, 1963
63VK526The Sermon
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 saxophone) 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
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, 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
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

2V6S 8815   The History Of Stan Getz

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
Bernie Glow, Doc Severinsen (trumpet) Clark Terry (flugelhorn) Tony Studd (trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Ray Alonge (French horn) Ed Caine, Romeo Ponque, Jerry Sanfino (flute) Ray Beckenstein (clarinet) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Jim Hall (guitar) Tommy Williams (bass) Johnny Rae (drums) Carmen Costa, Jose Paulo (percussion) Gary McFarland (arranger)
Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, August 27, 1962
62VK610Chega De Saudade (Too Much Longing)
62VK608Noite Triste (Night Sadness)
62VK609Samba De Uma Nota So (One Note Samba)
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
63VK306Um Abraco No Getz
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
Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Steve Kuhn (piano) Laurindo Almeida (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Dave Bailey (drums) Edison Machado, Luiz Parga, Jose Paulo, Jose Soorez (percussion)
Webster Hall, NYC, March 21, 1963
63VK347Samba De Sahra (Sahra's Samba)
Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Gary Burton (vibraphone) Chuck Israels (bass) Joe Hunt (drums) Astrud Gilberto (vocals)
"Cafe Au Go Go", Greenwich Village, NYC, May 22, 1964
64VK390One Note Samba
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) 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
101750Nica's Dream
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 31, 1967
103489A House Is Not A Home
103490Trains And Boats And Planes
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
104458What The World Needs Now Is Love
104459Alfie
Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) unidentified orchestra, Johnny Pate (arranger, conductor)
NYC, September-October, 1969
106186Didn't We
106187I Remember Clifford
106188Try To Understand
106201Heartstrings

2V6S 8816   The History Of Billie Holiday

possibly Buck Clayton, Joe Guy (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Willie Smith (alto saxophone) possibly Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young (tenor saxophone) 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
All Of Me
Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, March 26, 1952
765-1Blue Moon
768-1Easy To Love
770-3I Only Have Eyes For You
J.C. Heard (drums) replaces Stoller
Los Angeles, CA, April, 1952
785-4Love For Sale
Joe Newman (trumpet) Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, July 27, 1952
842-2Yesterdays
Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, April 14, 1954
1568-1What A Little Moonlight Can Do
1569-5I Cried For You
Harry Edison (trumpet) Benny Carter (alto,tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano, celeste) Barney Kessel (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1955
2448-3What's New
Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Tony Scott (clarinet, arranger) Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Aaron Bell (bass) Lenny McBrowne (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, June 6, 1956
2850-5 | 62VK224Trav'lin' Light
same personnel
NYC, June 7, 1956
2856-1God Bless The Child
2857-8Good Morning, Heartache
Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Carl Drinkard (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Carson Smith (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals) Gilbert Millstein (narrator)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, November 10, 1956
Lady Sings The Blues
It Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do
Don't Explain
Buck Clayton (trumpet) Tony Scott (clarinet) Al Cohn (tenor saxophone) Carl Drinkard (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Carson Smith (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
My Man
Fine And Mellow
Harry Edison (trumpet) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, January 4, 1957
20503-4Comes Love
Joe Mondragon (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) replaces Mitchell, Stoller
Los Angeles, CA, January 8, 1957
20563-2Our Love Is Here To Stay

2V6S 8817   The History Of Ella Fitzgerald

Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) Frank DeVol Orchestra
NYC, March 4, 1964
64VK290Miss Otis Regrets
64VK291Volare
Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Johnnie Spence (director)
London, England, April 7, 1964
64VK335 | 106653Can't Buy Me Love
64VK336 | 106647Hello, Dolly
64VK385People
64VK386The Sweetest Sounds
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
Bill Yancey (bass) replaces Betts
"Musikhalle", Hamburg, West Germany, August 3, 1965
65VK444Walk Right In
65VK448And The Angels Sing
65VK450Don't Rain On My Parade
65VK451Angel Eyes
65VK454The Girl From Ipanema (The Boy From Ipanema)
Harry Edison (trumpet) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Chuck Berghofer (bass) Louis Bellson (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) Marty Paich (arranger, conductor) and others
Los Angeles, CA, July 20, 1966
100671I Said No
100674Old McDonald Had A Farm
Stu Williamson (trumpet) Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Al Viola (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) Marty Paich (arranger, conductor) and others
100675Time After Time
100679Wives And Lovers
100680Matchmaker, Matchmaker
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) Jimmy Jones (piano) Jim Hughart, John Lamb (bass) Grady Tate, Sam Woodyard (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
"Juan-les-Pins Jazz Festival", Antibes, France, July 28, 1966
101601Mack The Knife

2V6S 8818   Various Artists - We Love You Madly - A Tribute To Duke Ellington

Roy Eldridge, Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips, Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 13, 1952
Cottontail
Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) John Williams (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Frank Isola (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 30, 1953
1242-3It Don't Mean A Thing
Bob Johnson, Taft Jordan, Bill Scott (trumpet) Ted Kelly, George Matthews (trombone) George Dorsey, Hilton Jefferson (alto saxophone) Pizza Simon (tenor saxophone) Haywood Henry (baritone saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Billy Smith (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
NYC, February 11, 1954
1522-6I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto,tenor saxophone, arranger) Frank Foster, Frank Wess (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Buster Harding, Neal Hefti (arranger)
NYC, August 17, 1954
1898-4Perdido
Harold Baker (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Arthur Clarke (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett, John Williams (piano) Louis Bellson (drums)
NYC, January 7, 1955
2151-1Mood Indigo
Harry Edison (trumpet) Benny Carter (alto,tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano, celeste) Barney Kessel (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, August 23, 1955
2439-2Prelude To A Kiss
2443-2 | 62VK225Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
Louis Armstrong (trumpet, vocals) unidentified orchestra, Russ Garcia (director)
Los Angeles, CA, August 14, 1957
21280-1Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, October 17, 1957
21775-8Love You Madly
Eddie Wasserman (tenor saxophone, clarinet, flute) Ronnie Ball (piano) Jimmy Gannon (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
"London House", Chicago, IL, January, 1959
22645Take The "A" Train
Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, July 14-August 9, 1959
50051-3Sophisticated Lady
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Bennie Green (trombone) Ray Alonge, Richard Berg, Joe Singer (French horn) Jay McAllister (tuba) Robert DiDomenica (flute) Ernest Bright, John Murtaugh, Paul Richie, Stan Webb (woodwinds) George Devens (vibraphone) Hank Jones (piano, celeste) George Duvivier (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Clare Fisher (arranger, director)
NYC, April 27 & 28, 1960
26755Johnny Come Lately
Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Major Holley (bass) Eddie Locke (drums)
"Village Gate", NYC, August 15, 1962
62VK620Satin Doll
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) Johnny Pate (arranger, conductor)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, November 16, 1964
64VK585Caravan

V6 8819   La Clave

La Clave
December 13, 1972
72L3857Sally Go 'Round The Roses
72L3858The Ghetto
72L3859Angels Of Mercy
72L3860Who You Fooling
72L3861Move Your Hands
72L3863Soul Sauce
72L3864Road Runner
72L4326Latin Slide
72L4534Baia Mi Guaguanco
72L4562Cocoa Leaf

2V6S 8820   Cal Tjader - Doxy

Cal Tjader (vibraphone) Clare Fisher (piano, organ) Freddy Schreiber (bass) Johnny Rae (drums) Bill Fitch (congas)
Los Angeles, CA, January 29, 1963
63VK243Insight
63VK244Manha De Carnaval
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, January 30, 1963
63VK225My Reverie
63VK245Azul
63VK247Alonzo
Cal Tjader (vibraphone) Paul Griffin (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Sol Gubin or Grady Tate (drums) Armando Peraza (percussion)
NYC, June 1 & 2, 1965
65VK354Doxy
65VK355Reza
65VK358Soul Motion
same personnel
NYC, June 2, 1965
65VK382Daddy Long Legs
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
65VK405Soul Bird (Tin Tin Deo)
65VK411That's All
Jerome Richardson (flute -1) Jerry Dodgion, Seldon Powell (flute -2) Cal Tjader (vibraphone, cymbals) Chick Corea (piano) Bobby Rodriguez (bass) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas, vocal interjections) Jose Mangual (timbales, bongos) Victor Pantoja (percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 9, 1966
1. 66VK244Curacao
2. 66VK245Soul Burst (Guajera)
Jerry Dodgion, Seldon Powell (flute) Cal Tjader (vibraphone, cabasa, cymbals) Chick Corea (piano) Bobby Rodriguez (bass) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas, vocal interjections) Jose Mangual (timbales) Victor Pantoja (percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 10, 1966
66VK247Morning
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
66VK250Manteca
66VK252My Ship
66VK253The Bilbao Song
Ernie Royal, Marvin Stamm (trumpet, flugelhorn) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Alan Raph (bass trombone) Jerome Richardson (flute, tenor,baritone saxophone) Cal Tjader (vibraphone) Patti Bown (piano -1) John Bunch (piano -2) Herbie Hancock (piano -3) Richard Davis (bass -1) Ron Carter (bass -2,3) Mel Lewis (drums) Ray Barretto (congas) Bobby Rosengarden (percussion) Bobby Bryant, Benny Golson (arranger)
NYC, December 12, 1967
1. 104124Hip Vibrations
2. 104127Sweet Honey Bee
3. 104129Moanin'

2V6S 8821   Herbie Mann - Et Tu Flute

Herbie Mann (flute) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Howard Roberts (guitar) Buddy Clark (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) unidentified strings, Frank DeVol (director)
Los Angeles, CA, August, 1957
21255-5Moonlight In Vermont
21256-5Body And Soul
21257-5Oodles Of Noodles
21258-8 | 63VK325Stardust
Herbie Mann (flute) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Buddy Clark (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
21260-3 | 63VK324Strike Up The Band
21261-7St. Louis Blues
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 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
22855Come On Mule
22856 | 63VK323The Amazon River
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
26702 | 63VK321Dearly Beloved
Barretto plays (percussion)
NYC, July 26, 1960
26759I'll Remember April
26760 | 63VK327Autumn Leaves

2V6S 8822   Duke Ellington/Johnny Hodges - Blues Summit

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Billy Strayhorn (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, August 14, 1958
25000-4Just A Memory
25001-7Let's Fall In Love
25002-1Big Shoe
25003-3Ruint
25004-5Bend One
25005-6You Need To Rock
Harry Edison (trumpet) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Duke Ellington (piano) Les Spann (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, February 20, 1959
22729-2St. Louis Blues
22730-3Royal Garden Blues
22731-4Beale Street Blues
22732-5Loveless Love
22733-4Basin Street Blues
Harry Edison (trumpet) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Duke Ellington (piano) Les Spann (guitar, flute) Al Hall (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
22734-1Weary Blues
22735-9Squeeze Me
22736-5Wabash Blues
22737-2Stompy Jones
22738-11Going Up
** same contents as Verve MGV 8317 + MGV 8345.

2V6S 8823   Jazz At The Philharmonic In Europe

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Cannonball Adderley, Benny Carter (alto saxophone) 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 saxophone) Lalo Schifrin (piano) Art Davis (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
63VK379All The Things You Are
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Leo Wright (flute -1) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Lalo Schifrin (piano) Art Davis (bass) Chuck Lampkin (drums) Candido (bongos -2,3)
1. 63VK374Kush
2. 63VK375The Mooch
3. 63VK376Wheatleigh Hall
** same contents as Verve V/V6 8539 + V/V6 8542.

2V6S 8824   Buddy Rich - The Monster

Harry Edison (trumpet) Milt Bernhardt (trombone) Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Tom Brown (tenor saxophone) Bob Poland (baritone saxophone) Gerald Wiggins (piano) Joe Comfort (bass) Buddy Rich (drums, vocals) Jack Costanzo (bongos)
Los Angeles, CA, August 27, 1954
1904-4Sweets' Opus No. 1
1907-3Sportin' Life (Sweetie Pie)
Thad Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Ben Webster, Frank Wess (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, May 16, 1955
2345-1The Monster
Harry Edison (trumpet) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 1, 1955
2479-1Willow Weep For Me
2480-1You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me
2481-2Now's The Time
2485-2Barney's Bugle
Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, November 1, 1955
2528-3Buddy's Blues
Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Ronnie Ball (piano) Peter Ind (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Johnina Hotel", Miami, FL, May, 1957
22380Broadway
22381Jumpin' At The Woodside

V6 8825   The Mill Valley Bunch - Casting Pearls

Mill Valley Bunch
April 18, 1973
73L5059Jimmy's Blues
73L5060Let Me Down Easy
73L5061Hollywood Blues
73L5062Lettin' Go Ain't Easy
73L5063Last Call Blues
73L5064I've Had It
73L5065Young Girl Blues
73L5066What Would I Do Without My Baby
73L5067Settle It In The Bedroom Baby

V6 8826   Ella Fitzgerald/Billie Holiday - The Newport Years, Vol. 1

Don Abney (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 4, 1957
This Can't Be Love
I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
Body And Soul
April In Paris
I Got A Crush On You
Air Mail Special
Mal Waldron (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 6, 1957
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Willow Weep For Me
Lover Come Back To Me
Lady Sings The Blues
My Man

V6 8827   Teddy Wilson/Gerry Mulligan - The Newport Years, Vol. 2

Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone -5) Teddy Wilson (piano) Milton Hinton (bass) Specs Powell (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 6, 1957
1.Stompin' At The Savoy
2.Air Mail Special
3.Basin Street Blues
4.I Got Rhythm
5. 63VK559Sweet Georgia Brown
Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Joe Benjamin (bass) Dave Bailey (drums)
My Funny Valentine
63VK560 | 63VK652Utter Chaos
** reissue of Verve MGV 8235 entitled "The Teddy Wilson Trio And Gerry Mulligan Quartet At Newport".

V6 8828   Oscar Peterson/Roy Eldridge - The Newport Years, Vol. 3

Roy Eldridge (trumpet -5,6,8) Sonny Stitt (alto,tenor saxophone -5,7,8) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums -5/8)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 7, 1957
1. 63VK561Will You Still Be Mine
2.Joy Spring
3. 63VK562A Gal In Calico
4. 63VK56352nd Street Theme
5.Monitor Blues
6.Willow Weep For Me
7.Autumn In New York
8.Roy's Son
** reissue of Verve MGV 8239 entitled "The Oscar Peterson Trio With Sonny Stitt, Roy Eldridge And Jo Jones At Newport".

V6 8829   Coleman Hawkins/Roy Eldridge - The Newport Years, Vol. 4

Roy Eldridge (trumpet -1,3,4, drums -5) Pete Brown (alto saxophone -1,2,4,5) Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone -1,4,5) Ray Bryant (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 5, 1957
1.I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
2.Day By Day
3.Embraceable You
4.Moonglow
5.Sweet Georgia Brown
** reissue of Verve MGV 8240 entitled "The Coleman Hawkins, Roy Eldridge, Pete Brown, Jo Jones All Stars At Newport".

V6 8830   Dizzy Gillespie - The Newport Years, Vol. 5

Talib Daawud, Lee Morgan, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Chuck Connors, Al Grey, Melba Liston (trombone) Ernie Henry, Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone) Benny Golson, Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone) Pee Wee Moore (baritone saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul West (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 6, 1957
63VK577Dizzy's Blues
63VK578School Days
Doodlin'
Manteca
I Remember Clifford
Cool Breeze
** reissue of Verve MGV 8242 entitled "Dizzy Gillespie At Newport".

V6 8831   Count Basie - The Newport Years, Vol. 6

Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Roy Eldridge (trumpet -7) Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell (trombone) Bill Graham (alto saxophone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Frank Foster (tenor saxophone) Lester Young (tenor saxophone -2/7) Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone -7) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone, flute) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Sonny Payne (drums -1) Jo Jones (drums -2/7) Jimmy Rushing (vocals -4/6)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 7, 1957
1.Swingin' At Newport
2.Polka Dots And Moonbeams
3.Lester Leaps In
4.Sent For You Yesterday (And Here You Come Today)
5.Boogie Woogie
6.Evenin'
7.One O'Clock Jump (theme)
** reissue of Verve MGV 8243 entitled "Count Basie At Newport With Jimmy Rushing, Lester Young, Jo Jones, Illinois Jacquet And Roy Eldridge".

V6 8832   Jimmy Smith - Portuguese Soul

Jimmy Smith (organ) unidentified large orchestra, Thad Jones (conductor)
NYC, February 8, 1973
73NY931And I Love You So
73NY932Blap
73NY933Portuguese Soul: 1st Movement
same personnel
NYC, February 9, 1973
73NY951Portuguese Soul: Opening-Prologue
73NY952Portuguese Soul: 2nd Movement-Ritual
73NY953Portuguese Soul: 3rd Movement-Farewell To Lisbon Town

V6 8833   Stan Getz And Bill Evans

Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Bill Evans (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
NYC, May 5, 1964
64VK352 | 73L5874My Heart Stood Still
64VK353 | 73L5876Grandfather's Waltz
64VK354 | 73L5875Melinda
Ron Carter (bass) replaces Davis
NYC, May 6, 1964
64VK355 | 73L5873Funkallero
64VK356 | 73L5872But Beautiful
64VK357 | 73L5871Night And Day
** also issued on Verve 833 802-2.
** part of Verve 314 527 953-2.

V6 8834   Johnny Hodges - Previously Unreleased Recordings

Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) 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
** originally intended as Verve V/V6 8546.

V6 8835   Jimmy Witherspoon And Ben Webster

Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Vince Guaraldi (piano) Monty Budwig (bass) Colin Bailey (drums) Jimmy Witherspoon (vocals)
"The Jazz Workshop", San Francisco, CA, 1967
73L5851Every Day I Have The Blues
73L5852See See Rider
73L5853Roll 'Em Pete
73L5854'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do
73L5855I'll Always Be In Love With You
73L5856How Long, How Long Blues
73L5857I've Had My Fun If I Don't Get Well No More
73L5858St. Louis Blues

V6 8836   Clark Terry And Bob Brookmeyer

Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Eddie Costa (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
possibly September 14 & 15, 1961
73L5916Simple Waltz
73L5917Things Ain't What They Used To Be
73L5918Manuscript
73L5919Stolen Moments

V6 8837   Sonny Stitt - Previously Unreleased Recordings

Sonny Stitt (alto,tenor saxophone) Lou Levy (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, June 20, 1960
23270-4 | 73L5866Don't Get Around Much Anymore
23271-3 | 73L5867I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
23272-3 | 73L5868Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
23273-3 | 73L5869C Jam Blues
23274-10 | 73L5870In My Solitude
23276-1 | 73L5862It Don't Mean A Thing
23277-12 | 73L5863I'm Beginning To See The Light
23278-5 | 73L5864Perdido
23279-2 | 73L5865Sophisticated Lady
** originally intended as Verve V/V6 8403.

V6 8838   Gil Evans/Kenny Burrell/Phil Woods - Previously Unreleased Recordings

possibly Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Gil Evans (piano, arranger) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) unidentified brass and strings
NYC, September 9, 1963
63VK579 | 73L5921Blues In Orbit (Cheryl) (Original, No. 1)
63VK580 | 73L5932Isabel (The Underdog) (Original, No. 2)
Thad Jones, unknown (trumpet) 2 unknown (trombone) unknown (French horn) unknown (tuba) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) 3 unknown (reeds, woodwinds) Harry Lookofsky (violin) Gil Evans (piano, arranger) Kenny Burrell (guitar) probably Ron Carter (bass) Elvin Jones (drums) unidentified strings
NYC, September 23, 1963
63VK591 | 73L5929Spoonful
same personnel
NYC, December 6, 1963
63VK735 | 73L5931Concorde
Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone) Gil Evans (piano, arranger) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Elvin Jones (drums) unidentified brass and strings
NYC, July 9, 1964
64VK429 | 73L5933Barracuda (General Assembly)

V3HB 8839   Wes Montgomery - Return Engagement

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) Johnny Pate (arranger, conductor)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, November 16, 1964
64VK583West Coast Blues
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, March 16, 1965
65VK307Musty
65VK309Here's That Rainy Day
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
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
Wynton Kelly (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Paul Chambers (bass) Jimmy Cobb (drums) unidentified brass and woodwinds, Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor)
"Half Note", NYC, June 25, 1965, October 8, 1968
105612Willow Weep For Me (overdubbed version)
omit unidentified brass and woodwinds, Ogerman
"Half Note", NYC, September 17, 1965
105618Impressions
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
65VK548Boss City
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 22, 1965
65VK580Naptown Blues
Bernard Eichen, Arnold Eidus, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Julius Held, Harry Lookofsky, Joe Malin, Gene Orloff (violin -1,2) Abe Kessler, Charles McCracken, George Ricci, Harvey Shapiro (cello -1,2) George Devens (vibraphone -1,3) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas -2) Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor -1,2)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 17, 1966
1. 66VK298Midnight Mood
2. 66VK299Bumpin' On Sunset
3. 66VK300What The World Needs Now Is Love
Wes Montgomery (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Ray Barretto (congas)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 21, 1966
66VK303The Thumb
66VK304Tequila
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
Jimmy Smith (organ) Wes Montgomery (guitar)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 23, 1966
101195'Round Midnight

V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement

Al Killan, Howard McGhee (trumpet) Charlie Parker, Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Arnold Ross (piano) Billy Hadnott (bass) Lee Young (drums)
"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, January 28, 1946
245 | 264Lady Be Good, Part 1
246 | 265Lady Be Good, Part 2
Mitch Miller (oboe, English horn) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Bronislaw Gimpel, Max Hollander, Milton Lomask (violin) Frank Brieff (viola) Frank Miller (cello) Meyer Rosen (harp) Stan Freeman (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) Jimmy Carroll (arranger, conductor)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, November 30, 1949
319-5 | 62VK204Just Friends
321-3April In Paris
Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, March, 1950
372-12Blues (Fast)
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, June 6, 1950
410-4Bloomdido
412-6Mohawk
414-6Leap Frog
415-2Relaxin' With Lee
Joseph Singer (French horn) Edwin C. Brown (oboe) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Sam Kaplan, Harry Melnikoff, Sam Rand, Ziggy Smirnoff (violin) Howard Kay, Isadore Zir (viola) Maurice Brown (cello) Verley Mills (harp) Bernie Leighton (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) Joe Lippman (arranger, conductor)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, July 5, 1950
449-2I'll Remember April
Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, October, 1950
Ballade
Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January 17, 1951
489-3Au Privave
490-5She Rote
491-1K.C. Blues
492-2Star Eyes
Red Rodney (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
RCA 24th Street Studios, NYC, August 8, 1951
611-4Swdish Schnapps
612-2 | 62VK459Back Home Blues
Chris Griffin, Al Porcino, Bernie Privin (trumpet) Will Bradley, Bill Harris (trombone) unknown (flute, oboe) Toots Mondello, Charlie Parker, Murray Williams (alto saxophone) Art Drellinger, Hank Ross (tenor saxophone) Stan Webb (baritone saxophone) Verley Mills (harp) Lou Stein (piano) Art Ryerson (guitar) Bob Haggart (bass) Don Lamond (drums) unidentified strings, Joe Lippman (arranger, conductor)
First Ave. & East 44th St., NYC, January 22, 1952
677-4Autumn In New York
Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Benny Carter, Johnny Hodges, Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips, Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, July, 1952
805-2Funky Blues
Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Fulton Recording Studios, NYC, December 30, 1952
1120-4Kim
1121-5Cosmic Rays
Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Fulton Recording Studios, NYC, July 28, 1953
1248-1Now's The Time
1249-3Confirmation
Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Jerome Darr (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, March 31, 1954
1531-1I Get A Kick Out Of You
Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, December 10, 1954
2115-5 | 62VK472Love For Sale

V3HB 8841   Bill Evans - Return Engagement

Bill Evans (piano)
NYC, May 20, 1963
63VK489Blue Monk
Bill Evans (piano) Gary Peacock (bass) Paul Motian (drums)
NYC, December 18, 1963
63VK744For Heaven's Sake
63VK746Always
Bill Evans (piano) Chuck Israels (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
"The Trident Club", Sausalito, CA, May 14-19, 1964
71L2700Nardis
71L2703How My Heart Sings
add unidentified horns, reeds and strings, Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor)
NYC, September 29, 1965
65VK507Pavanne (Faure)
same personnel
NYC, December 16, 1965
65VK597?Valse (Siciliano In G Minor) (Chopin)
Bill Evans (piano) Eddie Gomez (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 4, 1966
101329My Melancholy Baby
101335Star Eyes
101337These Things Called Changes
Bill Evans (piano) Eddie Gomez (bass -2) Jack DeJohnette (drums -2)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, June 15, 1968
1. 105386I Loves You, Porgy
2. 105389Someday My Prince Will Come
Bill Evans (piano)
NYC, October 8, 1968
106583A Time For Love
same personnel
NYC, October 21, 1968
106584Midnight Mood
Jeremy Steig (flute) Bill Evans (piano) Eddie Gomez (bass) Marty Morell (drums)
NYC, January 30, February 3 & 5, March 11, 1969
106134Love Theme From "Spartacus"
Bill Evans (piano, electric piano) Sam Brown (guitar) Eddie Gomez (bass) Marty Morell (drums) unidentified brass, woodwinds and strings, Michel Legrand (arranger, conductor)
San Francisco, CA, October 14 & 21, November 13, 1969, March 26 & 28, April 23 & 29, May 1 & 20, 1970
70NY700What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life

V3HB 8842   Oscar Peterson - Return Engagement

Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 27, 1955
2575-3Blues For Basie
Oscar Peterson (piano) unidentified orchestra, Russ Garcia (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, December 30, 1955
2592-7 | 20025-7Laura
add Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Los Angeles, CA?, November 5, 1959
22981-6Con Alma
Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
"London House", Chicago, IL, July 29, 1961
61VK535Whisper Not
add Milt Jackson (vibraphone)
NYC, September 15, 1961
61VK344On Green Dolphin Street
omit Jackson
"London House", Chicago, IL, October, 1961
On Green Dolphin Street
same personnel
NYC, January 24 & 25, 1962
62VK247Somewhere
same personnel
Chicago, IL, September 25, 1962
62VK633Waltz For Debby
same personnel
probably "London House", Chicago, IL, September 27, 1962
101622There Is No Greater Love
101623I Remember Clifford
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, December 15 & 16, 1962
62VK756Night Train
62VK757C Jam Blues
62VK758Georgia On My Mind
62VK759Bags' Groove
same personnel
NYC, February 27, 1964
64VK263Li'l Darlin'
same personnel
NYC, October 20, 1964
64VK516My One And Only Love

V3HB 8843   Cal Tjader - Return Engagement

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 29, 1963
63VK244Manha De Carnaval
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 23, 1963
63VK427Tokyo Blues
Donald Byrd (trumpet) Jimmy Heath (tenor saxophone) Cal Tjader (vibraphone) Lonnie Hewitt (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Richard Davis, John Hilliard (bass) Bob Bushnell (electric bass) Johnny Rae, Grady Tate (drums) Willie Bobo, Armando Peraza, Alberto Valdes (percussion)
NYC, November 20, 1964
64VK589Afro Blue
Cal Tjader (vibraphone) Lonnie Hewitt (piano) John Hilliard (bass) Johnny Rae (drums) Willie Bobo, Armando Peraza, Alberto Valdes (percussion)
64VK596?Tanya
64VK599Somewhere In The Night
64VK600Maramoor
Cal Tjader (vibraphone) Paul Griffin (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Sol Gubin or Grady Tate (drums) Armando Peraza (percussion)
NYC, June 1 & 2, 1965
65VK354Doxy
65VK355Reza
same personnel
NYC, June 2, 1965
65VK382Daddy Long Legs
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
65VK405Soul Bird (Tin Tin Deo)
Jerome Richardson (flute -1) Jerry Dodgion, Seldon Powell (flute -2) Cal Tjader (vibraphone, cymbals) Chick Corea (piano) Bobby Rodriguez (bass) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas, vocal interjections) Jose Mangual (timbales, bongos) Victor Pantoja (percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 9, 1966
1. 66VK244Curacao
2. 66VK245Soul Burst (Guajera)
Jerry Dodgion, Seldon Powell (flute) Cal Tjader (vibraphone, cabasa, cymbals) Chick Corea (piano) Bobby Rodriguez (bass) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas, vocal interjections) Jose Mangual (timbales) Victor Pantoja (percussion)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 10, 1966
66VK247Morning
Cal Tjader (vibraphone) and others
Los Angeles, CA, September 19, 1967
L540A Time For Love
L545Cal's Bluedoo
Ernie Royal, Marvin Stamm (trumpet, flugelhorn) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Alan Raph (bass trombone) Jerome Richardson (flute, tenor,baritone saxophone) Cal Tjader (vibraphone) John Bunch (piano -1) Herbie Hancock (piano -2) Ron Carter (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Ray Barretto (congas) Bobby Rosengarden (percussion) Bobby Bryant, Benny Golson (arranger)
NYC, December 12, 1967
1. 104127Sweet Honey Bee
2. 104129Moanin'

V3HB 8844   Stan Getz - Return Engagement

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
23179-2Whisper Not
23181-4Early Autumn
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
61VK278I Remember When
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) Gary Burton (vibraphone) Gene Cherico (bass) Joe Hunt (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, October 9, 1964
64VK622Stan's Blues
64VK623Here's That Rainy Day
Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Chick Corea (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums)
NYC, March 30, 1967
102483Con Alma
102484Windows
Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) unidentified orchestra, Johnny Pate (arranger, conductor)
NYC, September-October, 1969
106185What's New
106187I Remember Clifford
106201Heartstrings
Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Eddy Louiss (organ) Rene Thomas (guitar) Bernard Lubat (drums)
"Ronnie Scott's Club", London, England, March 15, 16 & 17, 1971
71L2440Dynasty

V3HB 8845   George Benson - Return Engagement

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
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
** same contents as Verve V/V6 8749 + V6 8771.

V3HB 8846   Willie Bobo - Return Engagement

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, August 30, 1965
65VK432Nessa
65VK433Elation
65VK434Haitian Lady
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 8, 1965
65VK467Shotgun
65VK470Hurt So Bad
Melvin Lastie (cornet) Bobby Brown (alto,tenor saxophone) Sonny Henry (guitar) John Hart, Bobby Rodriguez (bass) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas) Osvaldo Martinez (bongos, guiro) Willie Bobo (timbales) Jose Mangual, Victor Pantoja (percussion)
NYC, April 25, 1966
100165Rescue Me
100166Michelle
same personnel
NYC, April 26, 1966
100170I Remember Clifford
Willie Bobo (percussion) and others
NYC, September 27, 1966
101118Reza
101122Dichoso
unknown (trumpet) unknown (alto saxophone) unknown (tenor saxophone) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Willie Bobo (timbales)
NYC, January 12, 1967
101915Shing-A-Ling Baby
same personnel
NYC, January 31, 1967
101970Felicidad
101972Roots
same personnel
NYC, February 4, 1967
102032La Descarga Del Bobo
Willie Bobo (timbales) and others
NYC, July 20, 1967
102977Black Coffee
102978La Bamba
103201Night Walk
same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 27, 1967
103054Evil Ways
Jimmy Owens (trumpet) Felix Wilkins (flute) 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) Don Sebesky (arranger)
NYC, December 23, 1968
105906Lisa
105912Shaming Time

V3HB 8847   Gene Krupa - Return Engagement

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (tenor saxophone) Teddy Wilson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
NYC, February 2, 1954
1509-4Who's Rhythm
Eddie Shu (trumpet, clarinet, alto,tenor saxophone, accordion) Bobby Scott (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
NYC, December 14, 1954
2133-5Gene's Bass Blues
possibly Milt Hinton (bass) replaces Marshall
Los Angeles, CA, February 7, 1955
2270-1Tee Pee
Eddie Shu (clarinet, alto,tenor saxophone, harmonica) Bobby Scott (piano, vocals) John Drew (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
NYC, March 10, 1955
2288-3Strike Up The Band
2291-2Krupa's Wail
Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Teddy Wilson (piano) Red Callender (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 31, 1955
2360-4Avalon
2361-6 | 63VK630I Got Rhythm
2362-4Moonglow
2363-2Blues For Benny
2364-4Just You, Just Me
2366-2Air Mail Special
Eddie Shu (trumpet, clarinet, alto,tenor saxophone) Dave McKenna (piano) Wendell Marshall (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
NYC, June 6, 1957
21057-1Love Is Here To Stay
21058-7Jumpin' At The Woodside
same personnel
NYC, July 2, 1957
21080-3Out Of Nowhere
Gail Curtis (clarinet, tenor saxophone) Teddy Napoleon (piano) Mort Herbert (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
Chicago, IL, October 1, 1957
21545-4Gone With The Wind
21546-2Pick Yourself Up

V3HB 8848   Milt Jackson - Return Engagement

Milt Jackson (vibraphone) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
"Opera House", Chicago, IL, October 19, 1957
D&E Blues
Now's The Time
'Round Midnight
Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
NYC, September 18, 1961
61VK348The Work Song
Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Wild Bill Davis (organ) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Albert Heath (drums) Marion Williams (vocals)
NYC, January 13, 1964
64VK212Much In Common
Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Hank Jones (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Albert Heath (drums)
NYC, January 14, 1964
64VK213What Kind Of Fool Am I
64VK215Nancy
64VK216Just For A Thrill
Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Snooky Young (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Tom McIntosh, Tony Studd (trombone) Ray Alonge (French horn) Bob Ashton, Danny Bank, Jimmy Heath, Romeo Penque, Jerome Richardson, Phil Woods (reeds) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Oliver Nelson (arranger)
NYC, January 4, 1965
65VK200Lazy Theme
65VK203Now Hear Me Moaning
same personnel
NYC, January 5, 1965
65VK206Dew And Mud
Hubert Laws (flute) Sanford Allen (violin) Alfred Brown (viola) Ronald Lipscomb, Kermit Moore (cello) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Cedar Walton (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Tom McIntosh (arranger, director)
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
105279The Morning After
105280In Walked Bud
105282For All We Know

V3HB 8849   Lester Young - Return Engagement

Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, March, 1950
370-2 | 62VK227Up 'N' Adam
Lester Young (tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, January 16, 1951
485-1Undercover Girl Blues
Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, August 4, 1952
883-2Ad Lib Blues
886-1Indiana
888-2I Can't Get Started
894-1There'll Never Be Another You
Jesse Drakes (trumpet) Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Gildo Mahones (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, December 11, 1953
1399-2New D.B. Blues
Harry Edison (trumpet) Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, November 1, 1955
2534-1Red Boy Blues
2535-1Pennies From Heaven
2537-1One O'Clock Jump
Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Teddy Wilson (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, January 12, 1956
2646-2I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plans
2647-2I Didn't Know What Time It Was
2648-4Gigantic Blues
Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Teddy Wilson (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, January 13, 1956
2659-1Taking A Chance On Love
2660-1All Of Me
2662-2Love Is Here To Stay

V3HB 8850   Count Basie - Return Engagement

Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wilkins (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto,tenor saxophone, arranger) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano -3) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Ray Brown (bass -3) Gus Johnson (drums) Buck Clayton, Andy Gibson, Buster Harding, Nat Pierce, Don Redman, A.K. Salim (arranger)
NYC, July 22 & 23, 1952
1. 824-7There's A Small Hotel
2. 831-3Blee Blop Blues (Tippin' On The Q.T.)
3. 836-5Be My Guest
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone -1) Oscar Peterson (piano -1, organ -2) Count Basie (organ -1, piano -2) Freddie Green (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
1. 835-7Blues For The Count And Oscar
2. 838-2Extended Blues
Reunald Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker (trombone) Marshall Royal (clarinet) Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, December 13, 1952
968-6Oh, Lady Be Good
Joe Newman (trumpet) Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, December 15, 1952
977-3Basie Beat
978-4She's Funny That Way
980-1K.C. Organ Blues
981-7Blue And Sentimental
982-1Stan Shorthair
984-4Royal Garden Blues
Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto,tenor saxophone, arranger) Frank Foster, Frank Wess (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Buster Harding, Neal Hefti (arranger)
NYC, August 17, 1954
1899-2Mambo Mist
Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell (trombone) Bill Graham (alto saxophone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone, flute) Frank Foster (tenor saxophone, arranger) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar, arranger) Eddie Jones (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Joe Williams (vocals) Wild Bill Davis, Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, May 17, 1955
2347-2 | 64VK364Every Day I Have The Blues
2349-2 | 62VK208Alright, Okay, You Win
same personnel
NYC, July 26, 1955
2351-1 | 62VK210April In Paris
2352-5Corner Pocket
2359-4Sweetie Cakes
Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones (trumpet) Joe Newman (trumpet, arranger) Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell (trombone) Bill Graham (alto saxophone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone, flute, arranger) Frank Foster (tenor saxophone, arranger) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Eddie Jones (bass) Sonny Payne (drums) Joe Williams (vocals) Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
NYC, January 4, 1956
2621-3Shiny Stockings