Clef Records Catalog: 78/45 rpm 8900, 89000 series

Clef 8900 series (10 inch 78 rpm/7 inch 45 rpm)

Clef 8900   Dexter Gordon - I've Found A New Baby / Rosetta

Harry Edison (trumpet) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Nat King Cole (piano) possibly Red Callender or Johnny Miller (bass) Juicy Owens (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, late 1943 or circa July, 1944
1892I've Found A New Baby
1893Rosetta
** reissue of Mercury 8900.

Clef 8901   Willie Smith - Not So Bop Blues / Tea For Two

Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Dodo Marmarosa (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Callender (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, circa November, 1947
1516 | 234 | 1898Not So Bop Blues
1517 | 235 | 1899Tea For Two
** reissue of Mercury 8901.

Clef 8902   Flip Phillips/Howard McGhee - Cake / Cool

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, circa September-October, 1947
607D | 229Cake
610D | 232Cool
** reissue of Mercury 8902.

Clef 8903   Flip Phillips/Howard McGhee - Znarg Blues / My Old Flame

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums): same session
NYC, circa September-October, 1947
608E | 230 | 1895Znarg Blues
609B | 231 | 1896My Old Flame
** reissue of Mercury 8903.

Clef 8904   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Perdido, Part 1&2

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 27, 1947
1884 | 186 | 62VK212Perdido, Part 1
1885 | 187 | 62VK213Perdido, Part 2
** reissue of Mercury 8904.

Clef 8905   Gene Ammons - Blowing The Family Jewels / Sugar-Coated

Gail Brockman (trumpet) John "Flaps" Dungee (alto, baritone saxophone) Gene Ammons (tenor saxophone) Junior Mance (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Ellis Bartee (drums) A.K. Salim (arranger)
Chicago, IL, December 10, 1947
1390Blowing The Family Jewels
1391Sugar-Coated
** reissue of Mercury 8905.

Clef 8906   Red Rodney - Perdido / Gussie "G"

Red Rodney (trumpet) Al Haig (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Stan Levey (drums) Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals) Neal Hefti (arranger)
NYC, November 23, 1946
HL185-2Perdido
HL187-3Gussie "G"
** reissue of Keynote K657.

Clef 8907   Flip Phillips - Put That Back / Drowsy

John D'Agostino, Buddy Morrow, Tommy Turk, Kai Winding (trombone) Sonny Criss (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Mickey Crane (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
NYC or Los Angeles, CA, February 11 or September 26, 1949
2538 | 288-4Swingin' For Julie And Brownie (Put That Back)
Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Mickey Crane (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, December 5, 1949
325-3Drowsy
** reissue of Mercury 8907.

Clef 8908   Flip Phillips - This Can't Be Love / Cookie

Billy Butterfield (trumpet) Bennie Green (trombone) Pete Mondello (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Mickey Crane (piano) Sam Bruno (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, August 29, 1949
280-6This Can't Be Love
281-2Cookie
** reissue of Mercury 8908.

Clef 8909   Coleman Hawkins - The Big Head / Platinum Love

Bennie Green, J.J. Johnson (trombone) Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Al Haig (piano) John Collins (guitar) Nelson Boyd (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, August 29, 1949
276-5The Big Head
278-6Platinum Love
** reissue of Mercury 8909.

Clef 8910   Sonny Criss - Colidad / The First One

Sonny Criss (alto saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Iggy Shevack (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 22, 1949
272-6Colidad
274-1The First One
** reissue of Mercury 8910.

Clef 8911   Flip Phillips - Drowsy / Vortex

Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Mickey Crane (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, December 5, 1949
325-3Drowsy
326-12Vortex
** reissue of Mercury 8911.

Clef 8912   Coleman Hawkins - Skippy / There's A Small Hotel

Bennie Green, J.J. Johnson (trombone) Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Al Haig (piano) John Collins (guitar) Nelson Boyd (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, August 29, 1949
277-7Skippy
279-6 | 63VK638There's A Small Hotel
** reissue of Mercury 8912.

Clef 8913   Tommy Turk - Bye Bye Blues / The Beat

Leonard Hawkins (trumpet) Frank Rosolino, Tommy Turk (trombone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Mickey Crane (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, December 1, 1949
316-3Bye Bye Blues
318-2The Beat
** reissue of Mercury 8913.

Clef 8914   Santo Pecora - Canal Street Romp / Rose Of The Rio Grande

George Girard (trumpet) Santo Pecora (trombone) Pete Fountain (clarinet) Fred Laudeman (piano) Lou Massenter (bass) Eddie Grady (drums)
New Orleans, LA, 1950
356-1Canal Street Romp
359-3Rose Of The Rio Grande
** reissue of Mercury 8914.

Clef 8915   Sonny Criss - Tornade / Blues For The Boppers

Sonny Criss (alto saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Iggy Shevack (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 22, 1949
273-4Tornade
275-3Blues For The Boppers
** reissue of Mercury 8915.

Clef 8916   Tommy Turk - Two By Four / Encore

Leonard Hawkins (trumpet) Frank Rosolino, Tommy Turk (trombone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Mickey Crane (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, December 1, 1949
315-4Two By Four
317-2Encore
** reissue of Mercury 8916.

Clef 8917   Oscar Peterson - Debut / Tenderly

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass)
NYC, March, 1950
374-3Debut
381-3Tenderly
** reissue of Mercury 8917.

Clef 8918   Flip Phillips - Lover / Blue Room

Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, March, 1950
360-5Lover
365-3Blue Room
** reissue of Mercury 8918.

Clef 8919   Flip Phillips - Don't Take Your Love From Me / Lover Come Back To Me

Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums): same session
NYC, March, 1950
361-1Don't Take Your Love From Me
364-1Lover Come Back To Me
** reissue of Mercury 8919.

Clef 8920   Flip Phillips - Flip's Boogie / Feelin' The Blues

Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums): same session
NYC, March, 1950
362-2Flip's Boogie
363-1Feelin' The Blues
** reissue of Mercury 8920.

Clef 8921   Oscar Peterson - They Didn't Believe Me / Lover Come Back To Me

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass)
NYC, March, 1950
375-1They Didn't Believe Me
376-3Lover Come Back To Me
** reissue of Mercury 8921.

Clef 8922   Oscar Peterson - Where Or When / Oscar's Blues

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass): same session
NYC, March, 1950
377-1Where Or When
380-1Oscar's Blues
** reissue of Mercury 8922.

Clef 8923   Oscar Peterson - Three O'Clock In The Morning / All The Things You Are

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass): same session
NYC, March, 1950
378-3Three O'Clock In The Morning
379-1All The Things You Are
** reissue of Mercury 8923.

Clef 8924   Lester Young - Too Marvelous For Words / Encore

Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, March, 1950
366-3Too Marvelous For Words
368-4Encore
** reissue of Mercury 8924.

Clef 8925   Santo Pecora - Basin Street Blues / 12th Street Rag

George Girard (trumpet) Santo Pecora (trombone) Pete Fountain (clarinet) Fred Laudeman (piano) Lou Massenter (bass) Eddie Grady (drums)
New Orleans, LA, 1950
357-2Basin Street Blues
358-212th Street Rag
** reissue of Mercury 8925.

Clef 8926   Oscar Peterson - Little White Lies / Lover

Oscar Peterson (piano) Major Holley (bass)
NYC, May 8, 1950
394-1Little White Lies
406-2Lover
** reissue of Mercury 8926.

Clef 8927   Lester Young - Polka Dots And Moonbeams / Up 'N' Adam

Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, March, 1950
369-2Polka Dots And Moonbeams
370-2 | 62VK227Up 'N' Adam
** reissue of Mercury 8927.

Clef 8928   Santo Pecora - March Of The Mardi Gras / My Lou'siana

George Girard (trumpet) Santo Pecora (trombone) Pete Fountain (clarinet) Armand Hug (piano) John Sinac (bass) Santo Pecora (drums)
New Orleans, LA, June, 1950
417-4March Of The Mardi Gras
418-2My Lou'siana
** reissue of Mercury 8928.

Clef 8929   Flip Phillips - Swingin' For Julie And Brownie / By The Lazy River

John D'Agostino, Buddy Morrow, Tommy Turk, Kai Winding (trombone) Sonny Criss (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Mickey Crane (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
NYC or Los Angeles, CA, February 11 or September 26, 1949
2538 | 288-4Swingin' For Julie And Brownie (Put That Back)
2540 | 290-4By The Lazy River
** reissue of Mercury 8929.

Clef 8930   Oscar Peterson - Robbin's Nest / Exactly Like You

Oscar Peterson (piano) Major Holley (bass)
NYC, May 8, 1950
404-1Robbin's Nest
407-3Exactly Like You
** reissue of Mercury 8930.

Clef 8931   Santo Pecora - Listen / Mahogany Hall Stomp

George Girard (trumpet) Santo Pecora (trombone) Pete Fountain (clarinet) Armand Hug (piano) John Sinac (bass) Santo Pecora (drums)
New Orleans, LA, June, 1950
416-2Listen
419-2Mahogany Hall Stomp
** reissue of Mercury 8931.

Clef 8932   no information

Clef 8933   Oscar Peterson - Get Happy / Jumpin' With Symphony Sid

Oscar Peterson (piano) Major Holley (bass)
NYC, May 8, 1950
400-1Get Happy
401-2Jumpin' With Symphony Sid
** reissue of Mercury 8933.

Clef 8934   Lester Young - Three Little Words / Neenah

Lester Young (tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Joe Shulman (bass) Bill Clark (drums)
NYC, July, 1950
430-4Three Little Words
433-4Neenah
** reissue of Mercury 8934.

Clef 8935   Flip Phillips - Be Be / Dream A Little Dream Of Me

Harry Edison (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, July 1, 1950
439-4Be Be
440-4Dream A Little Dream Of Me
** reissue of Mercury 8935.

Clef 8936   Ray Brown - Blue Lou / Song Of The Volga Boatmen

Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, July 1, 1950
437Blue Lou
438Song Of The Volga Boatmen
** reissue of Mercury 8936.

Clef 8937   Johnny Hodges - Rabbit's Blues / Something To Pat Your Foot To

Nelson Williams (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Sonny Greer (drums)
NYC, January 15, 1951
477-3Rabbit's Blues
478-3Something To Pad Your Foot To
** reissue of Mercury 8937.

Clef 8938   Flip Phillips - Bright Eyes / But Beautiful

Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Mickey Crane (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, December 5, 1949
328-1But Beautiful
Harry Edison (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, July 1, 1950
441-2Bright Blues (Bright Eyes)
** reissue of Mercury 8938.

Clef 8939   Lester Young - Undercover Girl Blues / Frenesi

Lester Young (tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, January 16, 1951
485-2Undercover Girl Blues
486-3Frenesi
** reissue of Mercury 8939.

Clef 8940   Oscar Peterson - Squatty Roo / Salute To Garner

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass)
NYC, August, 1950
454-1Squatty Roo
458-1Salute To Garner
** reissue of Mercury 8940.

Clef 8941   Illinois Jacquet - All Of Me / Pastel

Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Carl Perkins (piano) Oscar Moore (guitar) Red Callender (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 18, 1951
499-5Pastel
500-2All Of Me
** reissue of Mercury 8941.

Clef 8942   Charlie Ventura - Avalon / I'm Confessin'

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Charlie Ventura (tenor, baritone, bass saxophone) Jimmy Wisner (piano) Ace Tesone (bass) Louis "Chick" Kenny (drums)
NYC, March 7, 1951
523-6Avalon
524-1I'm Confessin'
** reissue of Mercury 8942.

Clef 8943   Oscar Peterson - Nameless / How High The Moon

Oscar Peterson (piano) Major Holley (bass)
NYC, May 8, 1950
396-4Nameless
Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass)
NYC, January 19, 1951
501-8How High The Moon
** reissue of Mercury 8943.

Clef 8944   Johnny Hodges - Jeep's Blues / Castle Rock

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Sonny Greer (drums)
NYC, February 28, 1951
512-3 | 62VK241Jeep's Blues
same personnel
NYC, March 3, 1951
515-3 | 62VK240Castle Rock
** reissue of Mercury 8944.

Clef 8945   Illinois Jacquet - Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams / Cotton Tail

Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) John Collins (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, May 24, 1951
548-2Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
549-2Cotton Tail
** reissue of Mercury 8945.

Clef 8946   Lester Young - A Foggy Day / Down 'N Adam

Lester Young (tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, March 8, 1951
529-3A Foggy Day
532-2Down 'N Adam
** reissue of Mercury 8946.

Clef 8947   Flip Phillips/Machito - Bucabu / Sonoro

Mario Bauza, Frank "Paquito" Davilla, Bob Woodlen (trumpet) Gene Johnson, Fred Skerritt (alto saxophone) Jose Madera, Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Leslie Johnakins (baritone saxophone) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Luis Miranda (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Machito (arranger, conductor)
NYC, December 20, 1948
2156 | 302Bucabu
Mario Bauza, Doug Mettome, Jimmy Nottingham, Al Stewart, Nick Travis (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Vern Friley, Fred Zito (trombone) George Berg, Lenny Hambro, Ben Harrod (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips, Eddie Wasserman (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Luis Miranda (congas) Candido, Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Chico O'Farrill (arranger, conductor)
NYC, January 21, 1951
475-2Sonoro
** reissue of Mercury 8947.

Clef 8948   Kenny Kersey - JATP Boogie / Sweet Lorraine

Kenny Kersey (piano) Benny Fonville (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
live in NYC, circa 1949
428JATP Boogie
428XSweet Lorraine
** reissue of Mercury 8948.

Clef 8949   Charlie Ventura - Bugle Call Rag / That Old Feeling

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Charlie Ventura (tenor, baritone, bass saxophone) Jimmy Wisner (piano) Ace Tesone (bass) Louis "Chick" Kenny (drums)
NYC, March 7, 1951
525-9Bugle Call Rag
527-6That Old Feeling
** reissue of Mercury 8949.

Clef 8950   Slim Gaillard - Babalu / Sabroso

Buddy Tate (tenor saxophone) Maceo Williams (piano) Slim Gaillard (guitar, vocals) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Smith (drums)
NYC, May 25, 1951
553-5Babalu
554-2Sabroso
** reissue of Mercury 8950.

Clef 8951   Illinois Jacquet - Later For The Happenin' / Speedliner

Russell Jacquet, Joe Newman (trumpet) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Rudy Williams (baritone saxophone) Johnny Acea (piano) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Lee Abrams (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 18, 1951
494-4Later For The Happenin'
Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Carl Perkins (piano) Oscar Moore (guitar) Red Callender (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
497-1Speedliner
** reissue of Mercury 8951.

Clef 8952   Oscar Peterson - I Get A Kick Out Of You / What's New

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass)
NYC, August, 1950
459-2I Get A Kick Out Of You
460-2What's New
** reissue of Mercury 8952.

Clef 8953   Flip Phillips - Cheek To Cheek / I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm

Bill Harris (trombone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Dick Hyman (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, March 8, 1951
535-4Cheek To Cheek
537-5I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
** reissue of Mercury 8953.

Clef 8954   Johnny Hodges - Globetrotter / Gentle Breeze

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) Billy Strayhorn (piano -1) Leroy Lovett (piano -2) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Sonny Greer (drums)
NYC, March 3, 1951
1. 517-3Globetrotter
2. 518-2A Gentle Breeze
** reissue of Mercury 8954.

Clef 8955   Roy Eldridge - Yard Dog / Sweet Lorraine

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Buddy Tate (tenor saxophone) Teddy Brannon (piano) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Smith (drums)
NYC, August, 1951
580-6Yard Dog
581-3Sweet Lorraine
** reissue of Mercury 8955.

Clef 8956   Slim Gaillard - Yip Roc Heresy / The Hip Cowboy

unknown (trumpet) Bennie Green (trombone) unknown (alto saxophone) Buddy Tate (tenor saxophone) Maceo Williams (piano) Slim Gaillard (guitar, vocals) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Smith (drums)
NYC, August, 1951
585-3Yip Roc Heresy
586-1The Hip Cowboy
** reissue of Mercury 8956.

Clef 8957   Charlie Ventura - Old Man River / After You've Gone

Charlie Ventura (tenor saxophone) Marty Napoleon (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, August 8, 1951
597-11After You've Gone
599-3Old Man River
** reissue of Mercury 8957.

Clef 8958   Johnny Hodges - You Blew Out The Flame In My Heart / Globetrotter

Nelson Williams (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Sonny Greer (drums)
NYC, January 15, 1951
477-2You Blew Out The Flame In My Heart (Rabbit's Blues)
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) Billy Strayhorn (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Sonny Greer (drums)
NYC, March 3, 1951
517-3Globetrotter
** reissue of Mercury 8958.

Clef 8959   Oscar Peterson - Love For Sale / Until The Real Thing Comes Along

Oscar Peterson (piano, vocals) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, November 25, 1951
634-6Love For Sale
635-5Until The Real Thing Comes Along
** reissue of Mercury 8959.

Clef 8960   Flip Phillips - Broadway / Apple Honey

Bill Harris (trombone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Lou Levy (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass, vocals) Joe McDonald (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 9, 1951
614-3Broadway
617-2Apple Honey
** reissue of Mercury 8960.

Clef 8961   Johnny Hodges - Sideways / A Pound Of Blues

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Joe Marshall (drums)
NYC, January 13, 1952
656-3Sideways
657-7A Pound Of Blues
** reissue of Mercury 8961.

Clef 8962   Roy Eldridge - Basin Street Blues / I Remember Harlem

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) unidentified orchestra, George Williams (director)
NYC, December, 1951
644-6Basin Street Blues
645-2I Remember Harlem
** reissue of Mercury 8962.

Clef 8963   Lester Young - Thou Swell / Let's Fall In Love

Lester Young (tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, January 16, 1951
483-2Thou Swell
same personnel
NYC, March 8, 1951
531-1Let's Fall In Love
** reissue of Mercury 8963.

Clef 8964   Count Basie - New Basie Blues / Sure Thing

Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Joe Newman, Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wilkins (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto, tenor saxophone) Floyd Johnson, Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Neal Hefti (arranger)
NYC, January 17, 1952
665-4New Basie Blues
666-4Sure Thing
** reissue of Mercury 8964.

Clef 8965   Charlie Ventura - Love Is Just Around The Corner / O.H. Blues

Charlie Ventura (tenor saxophone) Marty Napoleon (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, August 8, 1951
598-1Love Is Just Around The Corner
600-6O.H. Blues
** reissue of Mercury 8965.

Clef 8966   Chico O'Farrill - Flamingo / Carioca

Roy Eldridge, Al Porcino (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Bill Harris, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Lenny Hambro, Charlie Kennedy (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Pete Mondello (baritone, tenor saxophone) Ralph Burns (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Chico O'Farrill (arranger, conductor)
NYC, August 7, 1951
595-3Flamingo
Mario Bauza, Doug Mettome, Jimmy Nottingham, Al Stewart, Nick Travis (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Vern Friley, Fred Zito (trombone) George Berg, Lenny Hambro, Ben Harrod (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips, Eddie Wasserman (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Luis Miranda (congas) Candido, Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Bobby Escoto (vocals) Chico O'Farrill (arranger, conductor)
NYC, November 24, 1951
642-5Carioca
** reissue of Mercury 8966.

Clef 8967   Anita O'Day - Lover Come Back To Me / Rock 'N Roll Blues

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Budd Johnson (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Ralph Burns (piano, arranger) Al McKibbon (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Anita O'Day (vocals)
NYC, January 22, 1952
671-2Lover Come Back To Me
673-1Rock And Roll Blues
** reissue of Mercury 8967.

Clef 8968   Illinois Jacquet - Groovin' / Weary Blues

Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) John Collins (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, May 24, 1951
550-3Weary Blues
551-4Groovin'
** reissue of Mercury 8968.

Clef 8969   Bill Harris - You're Blase / Bill Not Phil

Eddie Bert, Bill Harris, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Jack Greenberg, Sam Marowitz, Pete Mondello, Murray Williams (saxophones) Ralph Burns (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) Don Lamond (drums)
NYC, January 15, 1952
648-2You're Blase
649-1Bill Not Phil
** reissue of Mercury 8969.

Clef 8970   Bulee Gaillard - Tax Payer's Blues / Eatin' With The Boogie

Harry Carney or Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Slim Gaillard as Bulee Gaillard (guitar, vocals) unidentified strings, and others
NYC, January 24, 1952
686-3Tax Payer's Blues
687-2Eatin' With The Boogie
** reissue of Mercury 8970.

Clef 8971   Ralph Burns - Places Please / Terrisita

possibly Tony Miranda (French horn) possibly Danny Bank (flute) Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Ralph Burns (piano, arranger) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums) unidentified strings
NYC, August 7, 1951
601Places Please
603Terrisita
** reissue of Mercury 8971.

Clef 8972   Ralph Burns - Tantallon / Vignette At Verney's

possibly Tony Miranda (French horn) possibly Danny Bank (flute) Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Ralph Burns (piano, arranger) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums) unidentified strings: same session
NYC, August 7, 1951
602Tantallon
608Vignette At Verney's
** reissue of Mercury 8972.

Clef 8973   Ralph Burns - Cameo / Lileth

possibly Tony Miranda (French horn) possibly Danny Bank (flute) Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Ralph Burns (piano, arranger) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums) unidentified strings: same session
NYC, August 7, 1951
604Cameo
607Lileth
** reissue of Mercury 8973.

Clef 8974   Ralph Burns - Someday Somewhere / Spring Is

possibly Tony Miranda (French horn) possibly Danny Bank (flute) Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Ralph Burns (piano, arranger) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums) unidentified strings: same session
NYC, August 7, 1951
605Someday Somewhere
606Spring Is
** reissue of Mercury 8974.

Clef 8975   Roy Eldridge - Easter Parade / I See Everybody's Baby

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) unidentified orchestra, George Williams (director)
NYC, December, 1951
646-4Easter Parade
647-3I See Everybody's Baby
** reissue of Mercury 8975.

Clef 8976   Oscar Peterson - Rough Ridin' / But Not For Me

Oscar Peterson (piano, vocals) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums -1)
Los Angeles, CA, February 26, 1952
1. 707-2Rough Ridin'
2. 710-1But Not For Me
** reissue of Mercury 8976.

Clef 8977   Johnny Hodges - Who's Excited / Sweeping The Blues Away

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Joe Marshall (drums)
NYC, January 13, 1952
659-2Who's Excited
same personnel
NYC, January 17, 1952
660-2Sweeping The Blues Away
** reissue of Mercury 8977 (alt.).

Clef 8978   Flip Phillips - Goodbye / Salute To Pres

Allen Smith (trumpet) Charlie Etter (trombone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Jerome Richardson (baritone saxophone) Richard Wyands (piano) Vernon Alley (bass) Earl Watkins (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February, 1952
711-5Goodbye
712-3Salute To Pres
** reissue of Mercury 8978.

Clef 8979   Charlie Barnet - Gal From Joe's / Skyliner

James Campbell, Joe Graves, Jimmy Nottingham, Doc Severinsen, Clark Terry (trumpet) Walt Benson, Porky Cohen, Fred Zito (trombone) Walter Weidler, Wolfgang Weidler (alto saxophone) Kurt Bloom, Bud Shank (tenor saxophone) Charlie Barnet (tenor, soprano, alto saxophone) Bob Dawes (baritone saxophone) Claude Williamson (piano) unknown (guitar) Don Totsi (bass) Dick Shanahan (drums) Bunny Briggs (vocals) Billy May (arranger)
NYC, November 30, 1947
AP3197 | 743-3Gal From Joe's
Johnny Cappola, Dick Collins, Carlton McBeath, Al Del Simone (trumpet) Ziggy Elmer, Lewis McCreary, Dave Wells (trombone) Rene Bloch, Dick Meldonian (alto saxophone) Bill Holman, Eddie Wasserman (tenor saxophone) Charlie Barnet (tenor, soprano, alto saxophone) Bob Dawes (baritone saxophone) Claude Williamson (piano) Ed Mihelich (bass) John Markham (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 5, 1951
748-1Skyliner
** reissue of Mercury 8979.

Clef 8980   Charlie Barnet - Blue Lou / Deep Purple

Al Killian, Irving Lewis, Everett McDonald, Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Art Robey (trumpet, vocals) Frank Bradley, Burt Johnson, Tommy Pederson, Phil Washburne (trombone) Gus McReynolds, Frank Papalardo (alto saxophone) Kurt Bloom, Don Raffell (tenor saxophone) Charlie Barnet (tenor, soprano, alto saxophone) Bob Dawes (baritone saxophone) Billy Miller (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ed Mihelich (bass) George Jenkins (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 3, 1947
AP3096 | 745-1Blue Lou
James Campbell, Joe Graves, Dave Nichols, Jimmy Nottingham, Clark Terry (trumpet) Walt Benson, Porky Cohen, Fred Zito (trombone) Frank Papalardo, Walt Weidler (alto saxophone) Kurt Bloom, Jack Henderson (tenor saxophone) Charlie Barnet (tenor, soprano, alto saxophone) Bob Dawes (baritone saxophone) Bill Miller (piano) Bob Bain (guitar) Frank Siravo (bass) Dick Shanahan (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 2, 1947
AP3157 | 744-2Deep Purple
** reissue of Mercury 8980.

Clef 8981   Charlie Barnet - Charleston Alley / Cherokee

James Campbell, Joe Graves, Jimmy Nottingham, Doc Severinsen, Clark Terry (trumpet) Walt Benson, Porky Cohen, Fred Zito (trombone) Walter Weidler, Wolfgang Weidler (alto saxophone) Kurt Bloom, Bud Shank (tenor saxophone) Charlie Barnet (tenor, soprano, alto saxophone) Bob Dawes (baritone saxophone) Claude Williamson (piano) unknown (guitar) Don Totsi (bass) Dick Shanahan (drums) Bunny Briggs (vocals) Billy May (arranger)
NYC, November 30, 1947
AP3196 | 742-1Charleston Alley
Johnny Cappola, Dick Collins, Carlton McBeath, Al Del Simone (trumpet) Ziggy Elmer, Lewis McCreary, Dave Wells (trombone) Rene Bloch, Dick Meldonian (alto saxophone) Bill Holman, Eddie Wasserman (tenor saxophone) Charlie Barnet (tenor, soprano, alto saxophone) Bob Dawes (baritone saxophone) Claude Williamson (piano) Ed Mihelich (bass) John Markham (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 5, 1951
747-2Cherokee
** reissue of Mercury 8981.

Clef 8982   Charlie Barnet - Jubilee Jump / Southern Fried

James Campbell, Joe Graves, Dave Nichols, Jimmy Nottingham, Clark Terry (trumpet) Walt Benson, Porky Cohen, Fred Zito (trombone) Frank Papalardo, Walt Weidler (alto saxophone) Kurt Bloom, Jack Henderson (tenor saxophone) Charlie Barnet (tenor, soprano, alto saxophone) Bob Dawes (baritone saxophone) Bill Miller (piano) Bob Bain (guitar) Frank Siravo (bass) Dick Shanahan (drums) Bunny Briggs, Jean Louise (vocals)
NYC, August 25, 1947
AP3133 | 741-1Jubilee Jump
James Campbell, Joe Graves, Jimmy Nottingham, Doc Severinsen, Clark Terry (trumpet) Walt Benson, Porky Cohen, Fred Zito (trombone) Walter Weidler, Wolfgang Weidler (alto saxophone) Kurt Bloom, Bud Shank (tenor saxophone) Charlie Barnet (tenor, soprano, alto saxophone) Bob Dawes (baritone saxophone) Claude Williamson (piano) unknown (guitar) Don Totsi (bass) Dick Shanahan (drums) Bunny Briggs (vocals) Billy May (arranger)
NYC, November 30, 1947
AP3194 | 746-2Southern Fried
** reissue of Mercury 8982.

Clef 8983   Gene Krupa - St. Louis Blues / Stardust

Charlie Ventura (tenor, baritone saxophone) Teddy Napoleon (piano) Gene Krupa (drums)
NYC, March 19, 1952
726-3St. Louis Blues
728-1Stardust
** reissue of Mercury 8983.

Clef 8984   Gene Krupa - Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone / Drum Boogie

Charlie Ventura (tenor, baritone saxophone) Teddy Napoleon (piano) Gene Krupa (drums): same session
NYC, March 19, 1952
727-1Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
732-5 | 62VK231 | 63VK629Drum Boogie
** reissue of Mercury 8984.

Clef 8985   Chico O'Farrill - JATP Mambo / Cuban Blues

Mario Bauza, Doug Mettome, Jimmy Nottingham, Al Stewart, Nick Travis (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Vern Friley, Fred Zito (trombone) George Berg, Lenny Hambro, Ben Harrod (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips, Eddie Wasserman (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Luis Miranda (congas) Candido, Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Chico O'Farrill (arranger, conductor)
NYC, 1951
565-3JATP Mambo
569-2Cuban Blues
** reissue of Mercury 8985.

Clef 8986   Chico O'Farrill - It Ain't Necessarily So / Guess What

Bernie Glow, Al Porcino, Dick Sherman, Al Stewart, Nick Travis (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Carl Elmer, Fred Zito (trombone) Lennie Hambro, Charlie Kennedy (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips, Eddie Wasserman (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Gene DiNovi (piano) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Chico O'Farrill (arranger, conductor)
NYC, March 24, 1952
738-2It Ain't Necessarily So
739-3Guess What
** reissue of Mercury 8986.

Clef 8987   Count Basie - Jive At Five / Every Tub

Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Joe Newman, Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wilkins (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto, tenor saxophone) Floyd Johnson, Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Neal Hefti, Sy Oliver (arranger)
NYC, January 25, 1952
688-6Jive At Five
691-5Every Tub
** reissue of Mercury 8987.

Clef 8988   Count Basie - Why Not / Fawncy Meeting You

Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Joe Newman, Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wilkins (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto, tenor saxophone) Floyd Johnson, Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Neal Hefti (arranger): omit Oliver
NYC, January 17, 1952
667-2Why Not
668-4Fawncy Meeting You
** reissue of Mercury 8988.

Clef 8989   Anita O'Day - Lullaby Of The Leaves / Love For Sale

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Budd Johnson (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Ralph Burns (piano, arranger) Al McKibbon (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Anita O'Day (vocals)
NYC, January 22, 1952
672-3Lullaby Of The Leaves
674-2Love For Sale
** reissue of Mercury 8989.

Clef 8990   Gene Krupa - Perdido / Fine's Idea

Charlie Ventura (tenor, baritone saxophone) Teddy Napoleon (piano) Gene Krupa (drums)
NYC, March 19, 1952
730-3Perdido
731-3Fine's Idea
** reissue of Mercury 8990.

Clef 8991   Johnny Hodges - Tea For Two / Rosanne

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Barney Richmond (bass) Joe Marshall (drums)
San Francisco, CA, March 25, 1952
763-6Tea For Two
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Red Callender (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 1952
806-6Rosanne
** reissue of Mercury 8991.

Clef 8992   Lester Young - Deed I Do / In A Little Spanish Town

Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, March, 1950
367-1'Deed I Do
Lester Young (tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, March 8, 1951
530-1In A Little Spanish Town
** reissue of Mercury 8992.

Clef 8993   Illinois Jacquet - Bluesitis / Swinging Home

Russell Jacquet, Joe Newman, Elmon Wright, Lammar Wright (trumpet) Henry Coker, Matthew Gee (trombone) Ernie Henry, Earl Warren (alto saxophone) Lowell Hastings, Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) John Acea (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Al Lucas (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums) A.K. Salim (arranger)
NYC, March 21, 1952
754-7Bluesitis
755-3Swinging Home
** reissue of Mercury 8993.

Clef 8994   Flip Phillips - If I Had You / What Is This Thing Called Love

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March, 1952
776-6If I Had You
779-2What Is This Thing Called Love
** reissue of Mercury 8994.

Clef 8995   Charlie Ventura - Rose Room / Yesterdays

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Charlie Ventura (tenor, baritone, bass saxophone) Jimmy Wisner (piano) Ace Tesone (bass) Louis "Chick" Kenny (drums)
NYC, March 7, 1951
526-5Rose Room
Charlie Ventura (tenor, baritone, bass saxophone) Ralph Burns (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) Louis "Chick" Kenny (drums) Betty Bennett, The Blentones (vocals)
NYC, August 6, 1951
592-6Yesterdays
** reissue of Mercury 8995.

Clef 8996   Roy Eldridge - Baby, What's The Matter With You / Jumbo The Elephant

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Buddy Tate (tenor saxophone) Teddy Brannon (piano) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Smith (drums)
NYC, August, 1951
579-6Baby, What's The Matter With You
582-5Jumbo The Elephant
** reissue of Mercury 8996.

Clef 8997   Bill Harris - Bijou / Poogerini

Chuck Frankenhouser, Bernie Glow, Neal Hefti, Al Porcino, Nick Travis (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Vernon Friley, Bill Harris (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) George Berg, Sam Marowitz, Hal McKusick, Pete Mondello, Murray Williams (saxophones) Ralph Burns (piano) Sam Herman (guitar) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Tiny Kahn (drums)
NYC, March 19, 1952
735-4Bijou
736-2Poogerini
** reissue of Mercury 8997.

Clef 8998   Bulee Gaillard - St. Louis Blues / I Know What To Do

Harry Carney or Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Slim Gaillard as Bulee Gaillard (guitar, vocals) unidentified strings, and others
NYC, January 24, 1952
684-2St. Louis Blues
685-1I Know What To Do
** reissue of Mercury 8998.

Clef 8999   Oscar Peterson - Just One Of Those Things / Willow Weep For Me

Oscar Peterson (piano, vocals) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 26, 1952
708-1Just One Of Those Things
omit Stoller
Los Angeles, CA, May or June, 1952
796-3Willow Weep For Me
** reissue of Mercury 8999.

Clef 89000 series (10 inch 78 rpm/7 inch 45 rpm)

Clef 89000   Johnny Hodges - What's I'm Gotchere / Tenderly

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Barney Richmond (bass) Joe Marshall (drums)
San Francisco, CA, March 25, 1952
760-4Tenderly
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett or Teddy Brannon (piano) Red Callender (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
San Francisco, CA, July 17, 1952
799-1What's I'm Gotchere
** reissue of Mercury 89000.

Clef 89001   Illinois Jacquet - One-Nighter Boogie / Port Of Rico

Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) John Collins (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, May 24, 1951
547-4One-Nighter Boogie
Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Count Basie (organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Jimmy Crawford (drums)
NYC, July 22, 1952
821-3 | 62VK216Port Of Rico
** reissue of Mercury 89001.

Clef 89002   Billie Holiday - These Foolish Things / I Only Have Eyes For You

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
769-3These Foolish Things
770-3I Only Have Eyes For You
** reissue of Mercury 89002.

Clef 89003   Billie Holiday - You Turned The Tables On Me / Easy To Love

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals): same session
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, March 26, 1952
767-5You Turned The Tables On Me
768-1Easy To Love
** reissue of Mercury 89003.

Clef 89004   Billie Holiday - Blue Moon / You Go To My Head

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals): same session
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, March 26, 1952
765-1Blue Moon
766-1You Go To My Head
** reissue of Mercury 89004.

Clef 89005   Billie Holiday - East Of The Sun / Solitude

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals): same session
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, March 26, 1952
764-3East Of The Sun
771-1Solitude
** reissue of Mercury 89005.

Clef 89006   Oscar Peterson - You Go To My Head / You Turned The Tables On Me

Oscar Peterson (piano) Irving Ashby (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, January 26, 1952
692-2You Go To My Head
695-2You Turned The Tables On Me
** reissue of Mercury 89006.

Clef 89007   Oscar Peterson - There's A Small Hotel / I Can't Get Started With You

Oscar Peterson (piano) Irving Ashby (guitar) Ray Brown (bass): same session
Los Angeles, CA, January 26, 1952
694-3There's A Small Hotel
697-2I Can't Get Started
** reissue of Mercury 89007.

Clef 89008   Oscar Peterson - These Foolish Things / East Of The Sun

Oscar Peterson (piano) Irving Ashby (guitar) Ray Brown (bass): same session
Los Angeles, CA, January 26, 1952
696-1These Foolish Things
699-2East Of The Sun
** reissue of Mercury 89008.

Clef 89009   Oscar Peterson - They Can't Take That Away From Me / Blue Moon

Oscar Peterson (piano) Irving Ashby (guitar) Ray Brown (bass): same session
Los Angeles, CA, January 26, 1952
693-3They Can't Take That Away From Me
698-1Blue Moon
** reissue of Mercury 89009.

Clef 89010   Nick Esposito - Empty Ballroom Blues / Love Is Just Around The Corner

Bennie Green (trombone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Nick Esposito (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
San Francisco, CA, March, 1952
772-5Empty Ballroom Blues
775-5Love Is Just Around The Corner
** reissue of Mercury 89010.

Clef 89011   Al Hibbler/Johnny Hodges - Please / Believe It, Beloved

Emmett Berry, Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) unknown (flute) Johnny Hodges, unknown (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone) Teddy Brannon (piano) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, April 1, 1952
780-2Please
781-3Believe It, Beloved
** reissue of Mercury 89011.

Clef 89012   Anita O'Day - No Soap, No Hope Blues / The Lady Is A Tramp

Roy Kral (piano) Earl Backus (guitar) Johnny Frigo (bass) Red Lionberg (drums) Jimmy Wilson (bongos) Anita O'Day (vocals)
Chicago, IL, July, 1952
814-4No Soap, No Hope Blues
816-5The Lady Is A Tramp
** reissue of Mercury 89012.

Clef 89013   Slim Gaillard - Oh, Lady Be Good / For You

Buddy Tate (tenor saxophone) Maceo Williams (piano) Slim Gaillard (guitar, vocals) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Smith (drums)
NYC, May 25, 1951
552-1Oh, Lady Be Good
add unknown (trumpet) Bennie Green (trombone) unknown (alto saxophone)
NYC, August, 1951
583-2For You
** reissue of Mercury 89013.

Clef 89014   Count Basie - Paradise Squat / Hob Nail Boogie

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) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Bixie Crawford (vocals -2) Buck Clayton, Andy Gibson, Buster Harding, Nat Pierce, Don Redman, A.K. Salim (arranger)
NYC, July 22 & 23, 1952
1. 825-2Hob Nail Boogie
2. 827-3Paradise Squat
** reissue of Mercury 89014.

Clef 89015   Charlie Barnet - Durango / Let's Blow The Blues

Wayne Nichols, Al Porcino, Doc Severinsen, Charlie Shavers, Dick Sherman (trumpet) Dick Kenney, Obie Massingill, John Soltaine (trombone) Dick Paladino, Stan Seckler (alto saxophone) Kurt Bloom, Ray Norman (tenor saxophone) Charlie Barnet (tenor, soprano, alto saxophone) Don Davidson (baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Bob Peterson (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Al Cohn, Andy Gibson, Gene Roland (arranger)
NYC, July 9, 1952
853-5Durango
857-9Let's Blow The Blues
** reissue of Mercury 89015.

Clef 89016   Charlie Barnet - Fur Trapper's Boogie / Wosey Posey

Wayne Nichols, Al Porcino, Doc Severinsen, Charlie Shavers, Dick Sherman (trumpet) Dick Kenney, Obie Massingill, John Soltaine (trombone) Dick Paladino, Stan Seckler (alto saxophone) Kurt Bloom, Ray Norman (tenor saxophone) Charlie Barnet (tenor, soprano, alto saxophone) Don Davidson (baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Bob Peterson (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Al Cohn, Andy Gibson, Gene Roland (arranger): same session
NYC, July 9, 1952
858-1Fur Trapper's Boogie
same personnel
NYC, July 10, 1952
862-8Wosey Posey
** reissue of Mercury 89016.

Clef 89017   Lester Young - Jeepers, Creepers / Little Pee Blues

Lester Young (tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Joe Shulman (bass) Bill Clark (drums)
NYC, July, 1950
434-2Jeepers, Creepers
Lester Young (tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, January 16, 1951
488-2Little Pee Blues
** reissue of Mercury 89017.

Clef 89018   Johnny Hodges - Duke's Blues, Part 1&2

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Barney Richmond (bass) Joe Marshall (drums)
San Francisco, CA, March 25, 1952
762-3Duke's Blues, Part 1&2
** reissue of Mercury 89018.

Clef 89019   Chico O'Farrill - Peanut Vendor / Malaguena

Mario Bauza, Doug Mettome, Jimmy Nottingham, Al Stewart, Nick Travis (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Vern Friley, Fred Zito (trombone) George Berg, Lenny Hambro, Ben Harrod (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips, Eddie Wasserman (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Luis Miranda (congas) Candido, Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Bobby Escoto (vocals) Chico O'Farrill (arranger, conductor)
NYC, November 24, 1951
636-5Peanut Vendor
638-4Malaguena
** reissue of Mercury 89019.

Clef 89020   not used

Clef 89021   Illinois Jacquet - Lean Baby / The Cool Rage

Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Count Basie (organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Jimmy Crawford (drums)
NYC, July 22, 1952
818-3Lean Baby
820-8The Cool Rage
** reissue of Mercury 89021.

Clef 89022   Flip Phillips - Cottontail / Blues For The Midgets

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March, 1952
777-13Cottontail
778-2Blues For The Midgets
** reissue of Mercury 89022.

Clef 89023   Bill Harris - D'Anjou / Gloomy Sunday

Eddie Bert, Bill Harris, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Jack Greenberg, Sam Marowitz, Pete Mondello, Murray Williams (saxophones) Ralph Burns (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) Don Lamond (drums)
NYC, January 15, 1952
650-3D'Anjou
Chuck Frankenhouser, Bernie Glow, Neal Hefti, Al Porcino, Nick Travis (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Vernon Friley, Bill Harris (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) George Berg, Sam Marowitz, Hal McKusick, Pete Mondello, Murray Williams (saxophones) Ralph Burns (piano) Sam Herman (guitar) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Tiny Kahn (drums)
NYC, March 19, 1952
734-1Gloomy Sunday
** reissue of Mercury 89023.

Clef 89024   Reta Moss - You Never Had It So Good / When Day Is Done

Al Klink, Boomie Richman (saxophones) Arnold Eidus, Barton Fisch, Harry Katzman, Milton Lomask, Julius Schachter, Morris Starzek (violin) Teddy Napoleon (piano) Sam Bruno (guitar) Sonny Igoe (drums) Reta Moss (vocals) George Williams (director)
NYC, December, 1952
1100-7You Never Had It So Good
1101-6When Day Is Done
** reissue of Mercury 89024.

Clef 89025   Stan Getz - The Way You Look Tonight / Stars Fell On Alabama

Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Bill Crow (bass) Frank Isola (drums)
NYC, December 12, 1952
959-1The Way You Look Tonight
962-6Stars Fell On Alabama
** reissue of Mercury 89025.

Clef 89026   Benny Carter - Isn't It Romantic / Key Largo

Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) unidentified horns and strings, Joe Glover (arranger, conductor)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September 18, 1952
871-7Isn't It Romantic
same personnel
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September 19, 1952
882-7Key Largo
** reissue of Mercury 89026.

Clef 89027   Lester Young - Almost Like Being In Love / There'll Never Be Another You

Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, August 4, 1952
892-3Almost Like Being In Love
894-1There'll Never Be Another You
** reissue of Mercury 89027.

Clef 89028   Al Hibbler/Count Basie - Sent For You Yesterday / Goin' To Chicago

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) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
NYC, December 12, 1952
965-4Sent For You Yesterday
966-1Goin' To Chicago
** reissue of Mercury 89028.

Clef 89029   Teddy Wilson - Darn That Dream / Lady Be Good

Teddy Wilson (piano) John Simmons (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, December 16, 1952
986-1Darn That Dream
988-3Lady Be Good
** reissue of Mercury 89029.

Clef 89030   Flip Phillips/Buddy Rich - Carioca / Three Little Words

Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, December 14, 1952
970-13Carioca
971-1Three Little Words
** reissue of Mercury 89030.

Clef 89031   Slim Gaillard - Gomen Nasai (Forgive Me) / Potato Chips

Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Cyril Hayes (piano) Slim Gaillard (guitar, vocals) Ray Brown (bass) Milt Jackson (drums)
NYC, December, 1952
1126-13Gomen Nasai (Forgive Me)
1127-3Potato Chips
** reissue of Mercury 89031.

Clef 89032   Anita O'Day - Pagan Love Song / Somebody's Cryin'

Andy Secrest (trumpet) Anita O'Day (vocals) unidentified orchestra, including strings, Larry Russell (director)
Chicago, IL, December, 1952
1096-5Pagan Love Song
1098-2Somebody's Cryin'
** reissue of Mercury 89032.

Clef 89033   Count Basie - I Want A Little Girl / Oh, Lady Be Good

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
967-1I Want A Little Girl
968-6Oh, Lady Be Good
** reissue of Mercury 89033.

Clef 89034   Paul Williams - Miami Drag / Easy Walking

Henry Boozier (trumpet) Lee Pope (tenor saxophone) Paul Williams (baritone, alto saxophone) Richie Powell (piano) unknown (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Joe Booker (drums) unknown (vocals)
NYC, 1952
846-4Miami Drag
848-3Easy Walking
** reissue of Mercury 89034.

Clef 89035   Johnny Hodges - Through For The Night / Latino

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Ben Webster, Rudy Williams (tenor saxophone) Ted Brannon (piano) Barney Richmond (bass) Al Walker (drums)
NYC, December 11, 1952
952-1Through For The Night
955-7Latino
** reissue of Mercury 89035.

Clef 89036   Illinois Jacquet - Blues In The Night / What's The Riff

Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Sir Charles Thompson (piano) Hank Jones (organ) Joe Sinacore (guitar) Al Lucas (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, December 31, 1952
1123-3Blues In The Night
1125-3What's The Riff
** reissue of Mercury 89036.

Clef 89037   Billie Holiday - Lover Come Back To Me / Yesterdays

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
840-4Lover Come Back To Me
842-2Yesterdays
** reissue of Mercury 89037.

Clef 89038   Oscar Peterson - The Man I Love / It Ain't Necessarily So

Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, early December, 1952
903-2The Man I Love
905-3It Ain't Necessarily So
** reissue of Mercury 89038.

Clef 89039   Oscar Peterson - Isn't This A Lovely Day / Blue Skies

Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass): same session
Los Angeles, CA, early December, 1952
909-5Isn't This A Lovely Day
927-3Blue Skies
** reissue of Mercury 89039.

Clef 89040   Oscar Peterson - What Is This Thing Called Love / In The Still Of The Night

Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass): same session
Los Angeles, CA, early December, 1952
910-1What Is This Thing Called Love
922-2In The Still Of The Night
** reissue of Mercury 89040.

Clef 89041   Oscar Peterson - Prelude To A Kiss / John Hardy's Wife

Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass): same session
Los Angeles, CA, early December, 1952
931-1Prelude To A Kiss
936-1John Hardy's Wife
** reissue of Mercury 89041.

Clef 89042   Stan Getz - 'Tis Autumn / Lover Come Back To Me

Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Bill Crow (bass) Frank Isola (drums)
NYC, December 12, 1952
958-9'Tis Autumn
960-3Lover Come Back To Me
** reissue of Mercury 89042.

Clef 89043   Teddy Wilson - The One I Love / Tea For Two

Teddy Wilson (piano) John Simmons (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, December 16, 1952
985-1The One I Love
987-4Tea For Two
** reissue of Mercury 89043.

Clef 89044   Benny Carter - Street Scene / Pick Yourself Up

Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, December 4, 1952
938-2Street Scene
940-12Pick Yourself Up
** reissue of Mercury 89044.

Clef 89045   Lester Young - On The Sunny Side Of The Street / I Can't Get Started

Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, August 4, 1952
888-2I Can't Get Started
891-1On The Sunny Side Of The Street
** reissue of Mercury 89045.

Clef 89046   Al Hibbler/Johnny Hodges - There Is No Greater Love / It Must Be True

Emmett Berry, Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) unknown (flute) Johnny Hodges, unknown (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone) Teddy Brannon (piano) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, April 1, 1952
782-3There Is No Greater Love
783-5It Must Be True
** reissue of Mercury 89046.

Clef 89047   Anita O'Day - Ain't This A Wonderful Day / Vaya Con Dios

Andy Secrest (trumpet) Anita O'Day (vocals) unidentified orchestra, including strings, Larry Russell (director)
Chicago, IL, December, 1952
1097-6Ain't This A Wonderful Day
1099-2Vaya Con Dios
** reissue of Mercury 89047.

Clef 89048   Paul Williams - Young Man Blues / Hard Working Woman

Henry Boozier (trumpet) Lee Pope (tenor saxophone) Paul Williams (baritone, alto saxophone) Richie Powell (piano) unknown (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Joe Booker (drums) unknown (vocals)
NYC, 1952
845-3Young Man Blues
847-6Hard Working Woman
** also issued on Clef 89048x45.

Clef 89049   Charlie Barnet - Swingin' Down The Lane / Rhubarb

Wayne Nichols, Al Porcino, Doc Severinsen, Charlie Shavers, Dick Sherman (trumpet) Dick Kenney, Obie Massingill, John Soltaine (trombone) Dick Paladino, Stan Seckler (alto saxophone) Kurt Bloom, Ray Norman (tenor saxophone) Charlie Barnet (tenor, soprano, alto saxophone) Don Davidson (baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Bob Peterson (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Al Cohn, Andy Gibson, Gene Roland (arranger)
NYC, July 9, 1952
855-3Swingin' Down The Lane
same personnel
NYC, July 10, 1952
859-3Rhubarb
** also issued on Clef 89049x45.

Clef 89050   Chico O'Farrill - Taboo / The Disappearance

Mario Bauza, Doug Mettome, Jimmy Nottingham, Al Stewart, Nick Travis (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Vern Friley, Fred Zito (trombone) George Berg, Lenny Hambro, Ben Harrod (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips, Eddie Wasserman (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Luis Miranda (congas) Candido, Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Chico O'Farrill (arranger, conductor)
NYC, 1951
564-2Taboo
568-1The Disappearance
** also issued on Clef 89050x45.

Clef 89051   no information

Clef 89052   Harry Johnson/Bill Harris - Tutti Frutti / Sue Loves Mabel

Bill Harris (trombone) Charlie Mariano (alto, baritone saxophone) Harry Johnson (tenor saxophone) Sonny Truitt (piano, trombone) Chubby Jackson (bass) Morey Feld (drums)
NYC, December 14, 1952
1087-1Tutti Frutti
1088-3Sue Loves Mabel
** also issued on Clef 89052x45.

Clef 89053   Nick Esposito - Cherry / San Francisco Blues

Bennie Green (trombone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Nick Esposito (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
San Francisco, CA, March, 1952
773-8Cherry
774-2San Francisco Blues
** also issued on Clef 89053x45.

Clef 89054   Barney Kessel - Heat Wave / East Of The Sun

Barney Kessel, Jim Wyble (guitar) Morty Corb (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 23, 1952
810-5Heat Wave
811-2East Of The Sun
** also issued on Clef 89054x45.

Clef 89055   Lu Watters - Ace In The Hole / Doctor Jazz

Lu Watters (trumpet) Don Noakes (trombone) Bob Helm (clarinet) Wally Rose (piano) Pat Patton (banjo) Clancy Hayes (banjo, vocals) Dick Lammi (bass, tuba) Bill Dart (drums)
"Hambone Kelly's", El Cerrito, CA, January 15, 1950
334-3Ace In The Hole
Warren Smith (trombone) replaces Noakes
"Hambone Kelly's", El Cerrito, CA, 1950
420Doctor Jazz
** also issued on Clef 89055x45.

Clef 89056   Roy Eldridge - Love For Sale / Dale's Wail

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Oscar Peterson (organ) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, April 20, 1953
1222-1Love For Sale
1223-5 | 62VK206Dale's Wail
** also issued on Clef 89056x45.

Clef 89057   Gene Krupa - Coronation Hop / Paradise

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Teddy Wilson (piano) Steve Jordan (guitar) Israel Crosby (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
NYC, April 14, 1953
1205-4Coronation Hop
1206-5Paradise
** also issued on Clef 89057x45.

Clef 89058   Johnny Hodges - Wham! / Come Sunday

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Joe Marshall (drums)
NYC, January 13, 1952
658-3Wham!
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Ben Webster, Rudy Williams (tenor saxophone) Ted Brannon (piano) Barney Richmond (bass) Al Walker (drums)
NYC, December 11, 1952
953-3Come Sunday
** reissue of Mercury 89058.

Clef 89059   Stan Getz - Have You Met Miss Jones / Erudition

Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) John Williams (piano) Bill Crow (bass) Al Levitt (drums)
NYC, April 16, 1953
1216-1Have You Met Miss Jones
1217-2Erudition
** also issued on Clef 89059x45.

Clef 89060   Illinois Jacquet - Fat Man Boogie / Where Are You

Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Sir Charles Thompson (piano) Hank Jones (organ) Joe Sinacore (guitar) Al Lucas (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, December 31, 1952
1122-10Fat Man Boogie
1124-9Where Are You
** reissue of Mercury 89060.

Clef 89061   Count Basie - Song Of The Islands / Royal Garden Blues

Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Count Basie (organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, December 13, 1952
969-4Song Of The Islands
Joe Newman (trumpet) Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, December 15, 1952
984-4Royal Garden Blues
** reissue of Mercury 89061.

Clef 89062   Oscar Peterson - I Can't Give You Anything But Love / Spring Is Here

Oscar Peterson (piano, vocals) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
NYC, May 21, 1953
1235-4I Can't Give You Anything But Love
1236-3Spring Is Here
** also issued on Clef 89062x45.

Clef 89063   Ben Webster - Cottontail / Danny Boy (Londonderry Air)

Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, April 21, 1953
1227-9Cottontail
1228-4Danny Boy (Londonderry Air)
** reissue of Mercury 89063.

Clef 89064   Billie Holiday - Tenderly / Stormy Weather

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, April, 1952
787-3Tenderly
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
841-3Stormy Weather
** also issued on Clef 89064x45.

Clef 89065   Benny Carter - Imagination / I Get A Kick Out Of You

Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, December 4, 1952
939-2Imagination
941-3I Get A Kick Out Of You
** also issued on Clef 89065x45.

Clef 89066   Flip Phillips/Buddy Rich - Sleepy Head / Bugle Call Rag

Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, December 14, 1952
972-1Sleepy Head
973-7Bugle Call Rag
** also issued on Clef 89066x45.

Clef 89067   Buddy DeFranco - Autumn In New York / Show Eyes

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Kenny Drew (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, April 15, 1953
1210-5Autumn In New York
1213-3Show Eyes
** also issued on Clef 89067x45.

Clef 89068   Charlie Ventura - There's No You / Perdido

Charlie Ventura (tenor, baritone, bass saxophone) Ralph Burns (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) Louis "Chick" Kenny (drums) Betty Bennett, The Blentones (vocals)
NYC, August 6, 1951
588-5There's No You
589-5Perdido
** also issued on Clef 89068x45.

Clef 89069   Bill Harris - Imagination / Blackstrap

Eddie Bert, Bill Harris, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Jack Greenberg, Sam Marowitz, Pete Mondello, Murray Williams (saxophones) Ralph Burns (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) Don Lamond (drums)
NYC, January 15, 1952
651-4Imagination
Chuck Frankenhouser, Bernie Glow, Neal Hefti, Al Porcino, Nick Travis (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Vernon Friley, Bill Harris (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) George Berg, Sam Marowitz, Hal McKusick, Pete Mondello, Murray Williams (saxophones) Ralph Burns (piano) Sam Herman (guitar) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Tiny Kahn (drums)
NYC, March 19, 1952
733-6Blackstrap
** also issued on Clef 89069x45.

Clef 89070   Count Basie - There's A Small Hotel / Blee Blop Blues (Tippin' On The Q.T.)

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) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Buck Clayton, Andy Gibson, Buster Harding, Nat Pierce, Don Redman, A.K. Salim (arranger)
NYC, July 22 & 23, 1952
824-7There's A Small Hotel
831-3Blee Blop Blues (Tippin' On The Q.T.)
** also issued on Clef 89070x45.

Clef 89071   Teddy Wilson - Tenderly / Liza

Teddy Wilson (piano) Aaron Bell (bass) Denzil Best (drums)
NYC, April 13, 1953
1201-2Tenderly
1203-1Liza
** also issued on Clef 89071x45.

Clef 89072   Lester Young - September In The Rain / Pete's Cafe

Lester Young (tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, January 16, 1951
484-2September In The Rain
487-2Pete's Cafe
** also issued on Clef 89072x45.

Clef 89073   Illinois Jacquet - On The Sunny Side Of The Street / Boot 'Em Up

Joe Newman (trumpet) Russell Jacquet (trumpet, vocals) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone) Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Rudy Williams (baritone saxophone) Johnny Acea (piano) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Lee Abrams (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 18, 1951
496-1On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Russell Jacquet, Joe Newman, Elmon Wright, Lammar Wright (trumpet) Henry Coker, Matthew Gee (trombone) Ernie Henry, Earl Warren (alto saxophone) Lowell Hastings, Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) John Acea (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Al Lucas (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums) A.K. Salim (arranger)
NYC, March 21, 1952
753-5Boot 'Em Up
** also issued on Clef 89073x45.

Clef 89074   Anita O'Day - Speak Low / Strawberry Moon

Roy Kral (piano) Earl Backus (guitar) Johnny Frigo (bass) Red Lionberg (drums) Jimmy Wilson (bongos) Anita O'Day (vocals)
Chicago, IL, July, 1952
815-3Speak Low
817-2Strawberry Moon
** also issued on Clef 89074x45.

Clef 89075   Slim Gaillard - Yo Yo Yo / Chicken Rhythm

Buddy Tate (tenor saxophone) Maceo Williams (piano) Slim Gaillard (guitar, vocals) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Smith (drums)
NYC, May 25, 1951
555-2Yo Yo Yo
add unknown (trumpet) Bennie Green (trombone) unknown (alto saxophone)
NYC, August, 1951
587-2Chicken Rhythm
** also issued on Clef 89075x45.

Clef 89076   Oscar Peterson - Oh, Lady Be Good / I Was Doin' Alright

Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, early December, 1952
911-2Oh, Lady Be Good
921-4I Was Doin' Alright
** also issued on Clef 89076x45.

Clef 89077   Oscar Peterson - Let's Do It / Begin The Beguine

Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass): same session
Los Angeles, CA, early December, 1952
904-1Let's Do It
925-3Begin The Beguine
** also issued on Clef 89077x45.

Clef 89078   Oscar Peterson - I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm / Cheek To Cheek

Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass): same session
Los Angeles, CA, early December, 1952
906-2I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
916-8Cheek To Cheek
** also issued on Clef 89078x45.

Clef 89079   Oscar Peterson - Sophisticated Lady / Cottontail

Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass): same session
Los Angeles, CA, early December, 1952
929-2Sophisticated Lady
930-4Cottontail
** also issued on Clef 89079x45.

Clef 89080   Fred Astaire - I Love Louisa / Dancing In The Dark

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano, celeste) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Fred Astaire (vocals, tap dance)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, December, 1952
1008-8I Love Louisa
1033-3Dancing In The Dark
** also issued on Clef 89080x45.

Clef 89081   Roger King Mozian - Midnight In Spanish Harlem / Love For Sale

Roger King Mozian (trumpet) and others
1953
1292Midnight In Spanish Harlem
1293Love For Sale
** also issued on Clef 89081x45.

Clef 89082   Gene Krupa - Payin' Them Dues Blues / Jungle Drums

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Teddy Wilson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
NYC, September 10, 1953
1312-3Payin' Them Dues Blues
1313-3Jungle Drums
** also issued on Clef 89082x45.

Clef 89083   Louis Bellson - Caxton Hall Swing / Phalanges

Harry Edison, Maynard Ferguson, Conrad Gozzo, Ray Linn (trumpet) Hoyt Bohannon, Herb Harper, Tommy Pederson (trombone) Benny Carter, Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Wardell Gray, Bumps Myers (tenor saxophone) Bob Lawson (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July, 1953
1250-3Caxton Hall Swing
1252-4Phalanges
** also issued on Clef 89083x45.

Clef 89084   Illinois Jacquet - Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin' / Mean To Me

Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) John Collins (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, May 24, 1951
545-4Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'
546-6Mean To Me
** also issued on Clef 89084x45.

Clef 89085   Count Basie - Bread / Tippin' On The Q.T.

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) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Buck Clayton, Andy Gibson, Buster Harding, Nat Pierce, Don Redman, A.K. Salim (arranger)
NYC, July 22 & 23, 1952
823-2Bread
830-5Tippin' On The Q.T.
** also issued on Clef 89085x45.

Clef 89086   Johnny Hodges - Jappa / The Sheik Of Araby

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Red Callender (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 1952
809-1Jappa
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Ben Webster, Rudy Williams (tenor saxophone) Ted Brannon (piano) Barney Richmond (bass) Al Walker (drums)
NYC, December 11, 1952
954-7The Sheik Of Araby
** also issued on Clef 89086x45.

Clef 89087   Roy Eldridge - Roy's Riff / Rockin' Chair

Roy Eldridge (trumpet, vocals) Oscar Peterson (organ) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, December 13, 1952
1081-2Roy's Riff
1083-7 | 62VK207Rockin' Chair
** also issued on Clef 89087x45.

Clef 89088   Buddy DeFranco - Love Is For The Very Young / From Here To Eternity

Harry Edison, Conrad Gozzo, Jack Lee, Joe Triscari (trumpet) Hoyt Bohannon, Joe Howard, Tommy Pederson (trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Gus Bivona, Willie Schwartz (alto saxophone) Jimmy Giuffre, Don Raffell (tenor saxophone) Marty Berman (baritone saxophone) Sonny Clark (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Wesley Landers (drums) Russ Garcia, Nelson Riddle (arranger)
Los Angeles, CA, September 28 & 29, 1953
1320-5Love Is For The Very Young
1321-4From Here To Eternity
** also issued on Clef 89088x45.

Clef 89089   Billie Holiday - My Man / He's Funny That Way

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
843-6He's Funny That Way
** also issued on Clef 89089x45.

Clef 89090   Stan Getz - Cool Mix / Rustic Hop

Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) John Williams (piano) Bill Crow (bass) Al Levitt (drums)
NYC, April 16, 1953
1214-1Cool Mix
1215-5Rustic Hop
** also issued on Clef 89090x45.

Clef 89091   Roger King Mozian - Panorama / Temptation

Roger King Mozian (trumpet) and others
1953
1294Panorama
1295Temptation
** also issued on Clef 89091x45.

Clef 89092   Buddy DeFranco - Gold Nugget Sam / Pyramid

Harry Edison, Conrad Gozzo, Jack Lee, Joe Triscari (trumpet) Hoyt Bohannon, Joe Howard, Tommy Pederson (trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Gus Bivona, Willie Schwartz (alto saxophone) Jimmy Giuffre, Don Raffell (tenor saxophone) Marty Berman (baritone saxophone) Sonny Clark (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Wesley Landers (drums) Russ Garcia, Nelson Riddle (arranger)
Los Angeles, CA, September 28 & 29, 1953
1319-6Gold Nugget Sam
1323-6Pyramid
** also issued on Clef 89092x45.

Clef 89093   Oscar Peterson - I Hear Music / Autumn In New York

Oscar Peterson (piano, vocals) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
NYC, May 21, 1953
1233-3I Hear Music
1234-2Autumn In New York
** also issued on Clef 89093x45.

Clef 89094   Buddy Rich - Let's Fall In Love / Me And My Jaguar

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
1266-2Let's Fall In Love
1267-3Me And My Jaguar
** also issued on Clef 89094x45.

Clef 89095   Al Hibbler/Leroy Lovett - As Time Goes By / I'm Getting Sentimental Over You

Bobby Johnson, Joe Wilder (trumpet) Dickie Harris, Ted Kelly (trombone) Pete Clark, George Dorsey (alto saxophone) Stafford Simon (tenor saxophone) Rudy Williams (baritone saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Bill Smith (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
NYC, September 30, 1953
1325-1As Time Goes By
1328-1I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
** also issued on Clef 89095x45.

Clef 89096   Billie Holiday - (You Forgot To) Remember / I Can't Face The Music

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, April, 1952
789-2(You Forgot To) Remember
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
844-3I Can't Face The Music
** also issued on Clef 89096x45.

Clef 89097   Roy Eldridge - Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams / Little Jazz

Roy Eldridge (trumpet, vocals) Oscar Peterson (organ) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, December 13, 1952
1082-1Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
1084-4Little Jazz
** also issued on Clef 89097x45.

Clef 89098   Johnny Hodges - Johnny's Blues, Part 1&2

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Arthur Clarke (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, September 17, 1953
1318-4Johnny's Blues, Part 1&2
** also issued on Clef 89098x45.

Clef 89099   Gene Krupa - Capital Idea / Overtime

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Teddy Wilson (piano) Steve Jordan (guitar) Israel Crosby (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
NYC, April 14, 1953
1204-3Capital Idea
1207-11Overtime
** also issued on Clef 89099x45.