Clef Records Catalog: The Jazz Scene, JATP, 100, 500 series

The Jazz Scene series (10 inch LP)

MG VOL.1   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene

Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Nat King Cole (piano) Buddy Rich (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, March-April, 1946
354-1 | 62VK226I Want To Be Happy
Sonny Berman, Conrad Gozzo (trumpet) Bill Harris, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Vincent DeRosa (French horn) Harry Klee, Hal McKusick (alto saxophone, clarinet, flute) Herbie Steward, Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Chuck Gentry (baritone saxophone) Dodo Marmarosa (piano) Arvin Garrison (guitar) Red Callender (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Ralph Burns (arranger, director)
Los Angeles, CA, October, 1946
2075Introspection
Sonny Berman, Pete Candoli, Conrad Gozzo, Al Killian, Dale Pearce (trumpet) Bill Harris, Ed Kusby, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Vincent DeRosa, Evan Hall (French horn) Harry Klee (flute, clarinet, alto saxophone) Julius Jacobs (oboe) Robert Swanson (bassoon) Arthur Fleming (contrabassoon) Hal McKusick (alto saxophone) Herbie Steward, Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Chuck Gentry (baritone saxophone, bass clarinet) Harry Bluestone, Robert Jamison, Carl Walker (violin) Arthur Krafton (cello) Dodo Marmarosa (piano) Arvin Garrison (guitar) Red Callender (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Jackie Mills, Jimmy Pratt (percussion) George Handy (arranger, director)
2076-7The Bloos
Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Dodo Marmarosa (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Callender (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, circa November, 1947
1508 | 233 | 1900Sophisticated Lady
Doug Mettome, Al Porcino, Ray Wetzel (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Vincent Jacobs (French horn) John LaPorta (clarinet) Sonny Salad, Murray Williams (alto saxophone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone -1) Pete Mondello, Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Manny Albam (baritone saxophone) Manny Fidler, Sid Harris, Sam Kaplan, Harry Katzman, Gene Orloff, Ziggy Smirnoff (violin) Nat Nathanson, Fred Ruzilla (viola) Joe Benaventi (cello) Tony Aless (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Diego Ibarra (congas, bongos) Neal Hefti (arranger, conductor)
NYC, December, 1947, fall 1948
1. 2071-5 | 62VK205Repetition
2. 2072Rhumbacito
Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone)
circa 1948 or January, 1945
2073 | 63VK641Picasso
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, January, 1949
2172-3/4 | 299Tanga
Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
NYC, February 10, 1949
2081-5The Bird
Bud Powell (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, circa February, 1949
2199-1 | 244-1 | 62VK234Cherokee
Harry Carney (baritone saxophone) Billy Strayhorn (piano) Fred Guy (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Sonny Greer (drums) unidentified strings, Duke Ellington (arranger)
NYC, 1949
2077Sono
2078Frustration
** reissue of Mercury Jazz Scene.

Clef JATP series (10 inch LP)

MG VOL.2   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 2

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
241 | 260Blues For Norman, Part 1
242 | 261Blues For Norman, Part 2
243 | 262I Can't Get Started, Part 1
244 | 263I Can't Get Started, Part 2
** reissue of Mercury MG 35003.

MG VOL.3   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 3

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Al Killian (trumpet -3,4) Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone -3,4) Charlie Ventura, Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Mel Powell (piano) Billy Hadnott (bass) Lee Young (drums)
"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, January 28, 1946
1. 411 | 266Crazy Rhythm, Part 1
2. 412 | 267Crazy Rhythm, Part 2
3. 413 | 268Sweet Georgia Brown, Part 1
4. 414 | 269Sweet Georgia Brown, Part 2
** reissue of Mercury MG 35004.

MG VOL.4   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 4

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Illinois Jacquet, Jac McVea (tenor saxophone) Nat King Cole (piano) Les Paul (guitar) Johnny Miller (bass) Lee Young (drums)
"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, July 2, 1944
458V22 | 248Lester Leaps In, Part 1
459V23 | 249Lester Leaps In, Part 2
460V24 | 250Lester Leaps In, Part 3
455V17 | 251Blues, Part 1
456V18 | 252Blues, Part 2
457V19 | 253Blues, Part 3
** reissue of Mercury MG 35005.

MG VOL.5   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 5

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Illinois Jacquet, Jac McVea (tenor saxophone) Nat King Cole (piano) Les Paul (guitar) Johnny Miller (bass) Lee Young (drums): same session
"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, July 2, 1944
D725 | 254Body And Soul, Part 1
D726 | 255Body And Soul, Part 2
D727 | 256Body And Soul, Part 3
D728 | 257Body And Soul, Part 4
Shorty Sherock (trumpet) Illinois Jacquet, Jac McVea (tenor saxophone) Nat King Cole (piano) Les Paul (guitar) Red Callender, Johnny Miller (bass) Lee Young (drums)
D720B | 258Rosetta, Part 1
D721B | 259Rosetta, Part 2
J.J. Johnson (trombone) replaces Sherock
JP5 | 115Bugle Call Rag
** reissue of Mercury MG 35006.

MG VOL.6   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 6

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Kenny Kersey (piano) Billy Hadnott (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Embassy Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1946
1929 | 101JATP Blues, Part 1
1930 | 102JATP Blues, Part 2
1931 | 103JATP Blues, Part 3
1932 | 104JATP Blues, Part 4
1933 | 133Slow Drag, Part 1
1934 | 134Slow Drag, Part 2
** reissue of Mercury MG 35007.

MG VOL.7   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 7

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Illinois Jacquet, Jac McVea (tenor saxophone) Nat King Cole (piano) Les Paul (guitar) Johnny Miller (bass) Lee Young (drums)
"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, July 2, 1944
JP1 | 1935 | 123Tea For Two, Part 1
JP2 | 1936 | 124Tea For Two, Part 2
JP3 | 1937 | 125Tea For Two, Part 3
JP4 | 1938 | 126Tea For Two, Part 4
Shorty Sherock (trumpet) Illinois Jacquet, Jac McVea (tenor saxophone) Nat King Cole (piano) Les Paul (guitar) Red Callender, Johnny Miller (bass) Lee Young (drums)
JP6 | 1939 | 120I've Found A New Baby, Part 1
JP7 | 1940 | 121I've Found A New Baby, Part 2
JP8 | 122I've Found A New Baby, Part 3
** reissue of Mercury MG 35008.

MG VOL.8   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 8

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
1884/1886 | 186/188Perdido, Part 1
1887/1889 | 189/191Perdido, Part 2
** reissue of Mercury MG 35000.

MG VOL.9   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 9

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums): same session
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 27, 1947
2447/2449 | 192/194Mordido, Part 1
2450/2452 | 195/197Mordido, Part 2
** reissue of Mercury MG 35009.

MG VOL.10   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 10

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums): same session
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 27, 1947
2453/2456 | 200/203Endido
198/199I Surrender, Dear
** reissue of Mercury MG 35002.

MG VOL.11   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 11

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Charlie Ventura, Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Mel Powell (piano) Billy Hadnott (bass) Lee Young (drums)
"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, January 28, 1946
309The Man I Love, Part 1
310The Man I Love, Part 2
311The Man I Love, Part 3
312The Man I Love, Part 4
313The Man I Love, Part 5
314The Man I Love, Part 6
** reissue of Mercury MG 35011.

MG VOL.12   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 12

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips, Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 18, 1949
382The Opener, Part 1
383The Opener, Part 2
384The Opener, Part 3
385 | 62VK228Lester Leaps In, Part 1
386 | 62VK229Lester Leaps In, Part 2
387Lester Leaps In, Part 3
** reissue of Mercury MG VOL.12.

MG VOL.13   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 13

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips, Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums): same session
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 18, 1949
388Embraceable You, Part 1
389Embraceable You, Part 2
390Embraceable You, Part 3
391The Closer, Part 1
392The Closer, Part 2
393The Closer, Part 3
** reissue of Mercury MG VOL.13.

MG VOL.14   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 14

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Willie Smith (alto saxophone -1/3) Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Kenny Kersey (piano) Irving Ashby (guitar -1/3) Billy Hadnott (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Embassy Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1946
1. 625I Got Rhythm, Part 1
2. 626I Got Rhythm, Part 2
3. 627I Got Rhythm, Part 3
4. 628I Surrender, Dear, Part 1
5. 629I Surrender, Dear, Part 2
6. 630I Surrender, Dear, Part 3
** reissue of Mercury MG VOL.14.

Clef 100 series (10 inch LP)

MGC 100   Hank Jones' Piano

Hank Jones (piano)
probably NYC, September-October, 1947
601 | 236 | 1965-1The Night We Called It A Day
602 | 237 | 1964-1Yesterdays
603 | 238 | 1966-1You're Blase
604 | 239 | 1963-1Tea For Two
605 | 240 | 1967-1Blues For Lady Day
606 | 241 | 1968-1Blue Room
** reissue of Mercury MG 25022.

MGC 101   Charlie Parker With Strings

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
320-3Everything Happens To Me
321-3April In Paris
322-2Summertime
323-2I Didn't Know What Time It Was
324-3If I Should Lose You
** reissue of Mercury MG 35010.

MGC 102   Bud Powell - Piano Solos

Bud Powell (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January-February, 1949
2174-5 | 242-5Tempus Fugit
2175-3 | 243-3Celia
Bud Powell (piano) Ray Brown (bass -2,3) Max Roach (drums -2,3)
NYC, February-May, 1949
1. 2406-1 | 245-1I'll Keep Loving You
2. 2407-4 | 246-4Strictly Confidential
3. 2408-3 | 247-3All God's Chillun Got Rhythm
Bud Powell (piano)
NYC, February, 1950
345-1Yesterdays
** reissue of Mercury MG 35012.

MGC 103   Lu Watters And His Yerba Buena Jazz Band

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
330-2Sage Hen Strut
331-1Skid-Da-De-Dat
333-1Antigua Blues
336-1When The Saints Go Marching In
337Emperor Norton's Hunch
340Copenhagen
** reissue of Mercury MG 35013.

MGC 104   The Lester Young Trio

Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Nat King Cole (piano) Buddy Rich (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, March-April, 1946
348-1Back To The Land (edited version)
349-2I Cover The Waterfront
350-2Somebody Loves Me
351-1I've Found A New Baby
** reissue of Mercury MGC 104 (alt.).

MGC 105   The Flip Phillips Quartet

Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, March, 1950
360-5Lover
361-1Don't Take Your Love From Me
362-2Flip's Boogie
363-1Feelin' The Blues
364-1Lover Come Back To Me
365-3Blue Room
** reissue of Mercury MG 25023.

MGC 106   Oscar Peterson - Piano Solos

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass)
NYC, March, 1950
375-1They Didn't Believe Me
376-3Lover Come Back To Me
377-1Where Or When
378-3Three O'Clock In The Morning
379-1All The Things You Are
380-1Oscar's Blues
** reissue of Mercury MGC 106.

MGC 107   Oscar Peterson At Carnegie

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 18, 1949
I Only Have Eyes For You
Fine And Dandy
Carnegie Blues
** reissue of Mercury MGC 107.

MGC 108   Lester Young - Collates

Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, March, 1950
366-2Too Marvelous For Words
368-4Encore
369-2Polka Dots And Moonbeams
370-2 | 62VK227Up 'N' Adam
Lester Young (tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Joe Shulman (bass) Bill Clark (drums)
NYC, July, 1950
430-1Three Little Words
433-4Neenah
Lester Young (tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, January 16, 1951
485-1Undercover Girl Blues
486-3Frenesi
** reissue of Mercury MGC 108.

MGC 109   Flip Phillips - Collates

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, circa September-October, 1947
607D | 229Cake
608E | 230 | 1895Znarg Blues
609B | 231 | 1896My Old Flame
610D | 232Cool
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
2540 | 290-4By The Lazy River
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
Bill Harris (trombone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Dick Hyman (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, March 8, 1951
535-4Cheek To Cheek
** reissue of Mercury MGC 109 (alt.).

MGC 110   Oscar Peterson - Collates

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass)
NYC, March, 1950
374-3Debut
381-3Tenderly
Oscar Peterson (piano) Major Holley (bass)
NYC, May 8, 1950
394-1Little White Lies
400-1Get Happy
401-2Jumpin' With Symphony Sid
404-1Robbin's Nest
406-5Lover
407-3Exactly Like You
** reissue of Mercury MGC 110.

MGC 111   Johnny Hodges - Collates

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)
479-1Blue Fantasia
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano -1) Billy Strayhorn (piano -2) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Sonny Greer (drums)
NYC, March 3, 1951
1. 515-3 | 62VK240Castle Rock
2. 517-3Globetrotter
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
659-2Who's Excited
same personnel
NYC, January 17, 1952
660-2Sweeping The Blues Away
** reissue of Mercury MGC 111.

MGC 112   Illinois Jacquet - Collates

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
499-5Pastel
500-2All Of Me
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
550-3Weary Blues
551-4Groovin'
** reissue of Mercury MGC 112.

MGC 113   Roy Eldridge - Collates

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
580-6Yard Dog
581-3Sweet Lorraine
582-5Jumbo The Elephant
Roy Eldridge (trumpet) unidentified orchestra, George Williams (director)
NYC, December, 1951
644-6Basin Street Blues
645-2I Remember Harlem
646-4Easter Parade
647-3I See Everybody's Baby
** reissue of Mercury MGC 113.

MGC 114   Charlie Barnet Plays Charlie Barnet

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) Bunny Briggs, Jean Louise (vocals)
NYC, August 25, 1947
AP3133 | 741-1Jubilee Jump
omit Briggs, Louise
Los Angeles, CA, September 2, 1947
AP3157 | 744-2Deep Purple
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
AP3196 | 742-1Charleston Alley
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
747-2Cherokee
748-1Skyliner
** reissue of Mercury MGC 114.

MGC 115   Ralph Burns - The Free Forms Album

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
602Tantallon
603Terrisita
604Cameo
605Someday Somewhere
606Spring Is
607Lileth
608Vignette At Verney's
** reissue of Mercury MGC 115.

MGC 116   The Oscar Peterson Quartet

Oscar Peterson (piano, vocals) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 26, 1952
701-1The Astaire Blues
706-1Stompin' At The Savoy
** reissue of Mercury MGC 116.

MGC 117   Charlie Ventura - Collates

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'
525-9Bugle Call Rag
527-6That Old Feeling
Charlie Ventura (tenor saxophone) Marty Napoleon (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, August 8, 1951
597-11After You've Gone
598-1Love Is Just Around The Corner
599-3Old Man River
600-6O.H. Blues
** reissue of Mercury MGC 117.

MGC 118   Billie Holiday Sings

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
764-3East Of The Sun
765-1Blue Moon
766-1You Go To My Head
767-2You Turned The Tables On Me
768-1Easy To Love
769-3These Foolish Things
770-3I Only Have Eyes For You
771-1Solitude
** reissue of Mercury MGC 118.

MGC 119   Oscar Peterson Plays Pretty

Oscar Peterson (piano) Irving Ashby (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, January 26, 1952
692-2You Go To My Head
693-3They Can't Take That Away From Me
694-3There's A Small Hotel
695-2You Turned The Tables On Me
696-1These Foolish Things
697-2I Can't Get Started
698-1Blue Moon
699-2East Of The Sun
** reissue of Mercury MGC 119.

MGC 120   Count Basie - Collates

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
667-2Why Not
668-4Fawncy Meeting You
add Sy Oliver (arranger)
NYC, January 25, 1952
688-6Jive At Five
691-5Every Tub
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 MGC 120.

MGC 121   Gene Krupa - Collates

Charlie Ventura (tenor,baritone saxophone) Teddy Napoleon (piano) Gene Krupa (drums)
NYC, March 19, 1952
725-1St. Louis Blues
727-1Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
728-1Stardust
729-1Perdido
731-3Fine's Idea
732-5 | 62VK231 | 63VK629Drum Boogie
** reissue of Mercury MGC 121.

MGC 122   Sonny Criss/Tommy Turk - Collates

Sonny Criss (alto saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Iggy Shevack (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 22, 1949
272-6Colidad
273-4Tornade
274-1The First One
275-3Blues For The Boppers
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
316-3Bye Bye Blues
317-2Encore
318-2The Beat
** reissue of Mercury MGC 122.

MGC 123   Santo Pecora - Collates

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
417-4March Of The Mardi Gras
418-2My Lou'siana
419-2Mahogany Hall Stomp
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
357-2Basin Street Blues
358-212th Street Rag
359-3Rose Of The Rio Grande
** reissue of Mercury MGC 123.

MGC 124   Lester Young - Collates #2

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) 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
483-2Thou Swell
488-2Little Pee Blues
same personnel
NYC, March 8, 1951
529-3A Foggy Day
530-1In A Little Spanish Town
531-1Let's Fall In Love
532-2Down 'N Adam
** reissue of Mercury MGC 124.

MGC 125   Bill Harris - Collates

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
650-3D'Anjou
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
734-1Gloomy Sunday
735-4Bijou
736-2Poogerini
** reissue of Mercury MGC 125.

MGC 126   Slim Gaillard - Mish Mash

Dick Hyman (piano) Slim Gaillard (guitar, vocals) Ernie Shepard (bass, vocals) Herbie Lovelle (drums) Pepe Benque (bongos)
NYC, March 5, 1951
519-2Laughing In Rhythm
520-2Soony Roony
Buddy Tate (tenor saxophone) Maceo Williams (piano) Slim Gaillard (guitar, vocals) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Smith (drums)
NYC, May 25, 1951
553-2Babalu
554-2Sabroso
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
686-3Tax Payer's Blues
687-2Eatin' With The Boogie
** reissue of Mercury MGC 126.

MGC 127   Oscar Peterson - Collates #2

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass)
NYC, August, 1950
454-1Squatty Roo
458-1Salute To Garner
459-2I Get A Kick Out Of You
460-2What's New
461-1Dark Eyes
same personnel
NYC, January 19, 1951
501-8How High The Moon
Oscar Peterson (piano, vocals) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, November 25, 1951
635-5Until The Real Thing Comes Along
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 MGC 127.

MGC 128   Johnny Hodges - Collates #2

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
Joe Marshall (drums) replaces Greer
NYC, January 17, 1952
663-4Below The Azores
Barney Richmond (bass) replaces Trotman
San Francisco, CA, March 25, 1952
760-4Tenderly
762-3Duke's Blues, Part 1&2
763-6Tea For Two
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
Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) replaces Phillips, Lovett or Brannon
Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 1952
806-6Rosanne
** reissue of Mercury MGC 128.

MGC 129   Illinois Jacquet - Collates #2

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
Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) John Collins (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, May 24, 1951
547-4One-Nighter Boogie
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
Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Count Basie (organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Jimmy Crawford (drums)
NYC, July 22, 1952
818-4 | 62VK217Lean Baby
819-6Somewhere Along The Way
820-8The Cool Rage
821-3 | 62VK216Port Of Rico
** reissue of Mercury MGC 129.

MGC 130   Anita O'Day - Collates

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
672-3Lullaby Of The Leaves
673-1Rock And Roll Blues
674-2Love For Sale
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
815-3Speak Low
816-5The Lady Is A Tramp
817-2Strawberry Moon
** also issued on Universal (J) UCCV 9120.

MGC 131   Chico O'Farrill Afro Cuban

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
563-3Avocadoes
564-2Taboo
565-3JATP Mambo
566-3Duerme
567-2Alemendra
568-1The Disappearance
569-2Cuban Blues
570-2Sin Titulo

MGC 132   Chico O'Farrill Jazz

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
593-3Dance One
594-3Bright One
595-3Flamingo
596-3Last One
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
737-3Heat Wave
738-2It Ain't Necessarily So
739-3Guess What
740-2Cry Baby Blues

MGC 133   Flip Phillips - Collates #2

Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Mickey Crane (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, December 5, 1949
325-3Drowsy
326-12Vortex
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
439-4Be Be
440-4Dream A Little Dream Of Me
Bill Harris (trombone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Dick Hyman (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, March 8, 1951
537-5I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
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 MGC 133.

MGC 134   Arnold Ross (not released)

Arnold Ross (piano) Ed Mihelich (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, March 14, 1946
3001-3 | 221Bouncy
3002-2 | 222Moonglow
3003-3 | 223I Only Have Eyes For You
3004-1 | 224Laura
3005-1 | 225Whispering
3006-2 | 226Stompin' At The Savoy
3007-4 | 227No Enough Blues
3008-2 | 228Don't Blame Me

MGC 135   The Lester Young Trio #2

Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Nat King Cole (piano) Buddy Rich (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, March-April, 1946
352-1The Man I Love
353-1Peg O' My Heart
354-1 | 62VK226I Want To Be Happy
355-1 | 62VK471Mean To Me

MGC 136   Dizzy Gillespie With Strings

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Guy Destanges, Andre Gosset, Rene "Benny" Vasseur (trombone) Rene Bigerille (flute) Robert Jeannoutot (oboe) Jean Louchez (bassoon) Albert Gillot (clarinet) Yvan Allouche, Maurice Elhan, Lionel Galt, Leon Locatelli, Octave Marchesini, Georges Mignot, Albert Mousseux, Roger Sanard, Jean Sauvage (violin) Gabriel Beauvais, Andre Saulnier (viola) Pierre Coddee, Georges Schwartz (cello) Bernard Galais (harp) Arnold Ross (piano) Jean-Jacques Tilche (guitar) Joe Benjamin (bass) Bill Clark (drums) Jo Boyer, Daniel White (arranger)
"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, April 5, 1952
14789The Man I Love
14790Night And Day
14791Sweet And Lovely
14792My Old Flame
14793I Waited For You
14794Ghost Of A Chance

MGC 137   Stan Getz Plays

Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Bill Crow (bass) Frank Isola (drums)
NYC, December 12, 1952
956-3Stella By Starlight
957-3Time On My Hands
958-9'Tis Autumn
959-1The Way You Look Tonight
960-3Lover Come Back To Me
961-2Body And Soul
962-6Stars Fell On Alabama
963-6You Turned The Tables On Me
** also issued on Universal (J) UCCV 9048.

MGC 138   Slim Gaillard - Cavorts

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
585-3Yip Roc Heresy
586-1The Hip Cowboy
Slim Gaillard (guitar, vocals) and others
NYC, January, 1952
669-2I Only Have Eyes For You
670-3As You Are
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

MGC 139   Dance With Charlie Barnet

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
854-7St. Louis Blues
855-3Swingin' Down The Lane
856-5Who's Sorry Now
857-9Let's Blow The Blues
858-1Fur Trapper's Boogie
same personnel
NYC, July 10, 1952
859-3Rhubarb
862-8Wosey Posey

MGC 140   Teddy Wilson - The Didactic Mr. Wilson

Teddy Wilson (piano) John Simmons (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, December 16, 1952
985-1The One I Love
986-1Darn That Dream
987-4Tea For Two
988-3Lady Be Good
Teddy Wilson (piano) Aaron Bell (bass) Denzil Best (drums)
NYC, April 13, 1953
1200-4Emaline
1201-2Tenderly
1202-5Everything Happens To Me
1203-1Liza

MGC 141   Benny Carter - Cosmopolite

Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September 18, 1952
874-5Gone With The Wind
875-2I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
876-9Long Ago And Far Away
877-3I've Got The World On A String
J.C. Heard (drums) replaces Rich
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, December 4, 1952
938-2Street Scene
939-2Imagination
940-12Pick Yourself Up
941-3I Get A Kick Out Of You

MGC 142   The Lionel Hampton Quartet

Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, September 2, 1953
1289-2The Nearness Of You
1291-1Stompin' At The Savoy

MGC 143   The Artistry Of Stan Getz

Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Bill Crow (bass) Frank Isola (drums)
NYC, December 29, 1952
1110-7Thanks For The Memory
1111-3How Deep Is The Ocean
1112-6Hymn Of The Orient
1113-1These Foolish Things
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
1216-1Have You Met Miss Jones
1217-2Erudition

MGC 144   An Evening With Billie Holiday

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
789-3(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
839-6My Man
840-4Lover Come Back To Me
841-3Stormy Weather
842-2Yesterdays
843-2He's Funny That Way
844-3I Can't Face The Music
** also issued on Universal (J) UCCV 9119.

MGC 145   Oscar Peterson Sings

Oscar Peterson (piano, vocals) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
NYC, May 21, 1953
1230-1I'm Glad There Is You
1231-1Polka Dots And Moonbeams
1232-1One For My Baby
1233-3I Hear Music
1234-2Autumn In New York
1235-4I Can't Give You Anything But Love
1236-3Spring Is Here
1237-2The Things We Did Last Summer

MGC 146   The Count Basie Sextet

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
979-1Count's Organ Blues
980-1K.C. Organ Blues
981-7Blue And Sentimental
982-1Stan Shorthair
983-2As Long As I Live
984-4Royal Garden Blues

MGC 147   The Gene Krupa Sextet #1

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
1310-5Midget
1311-3I'm Coming, Virginia
1312-3Payin' Them Dues Blues
1313-3Jungle Drums
1314-2Showcase
1315-5Swedish Schnapps (Swedish Pastry)

MGC 148   Count Basie Big Band

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
689-5No Name
690-5Redhead
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
822-6Jack And Jill
826-4Basie Talks
829-3Bunny
830-5Tippin' On The Q.T.
832-5Cash Box
833-4Bootsie
834-2Tom Whaley

MGC 149   Buddy DeFranco Quartet

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Kenny Drew (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, April 15, 1953
1208-9Ferdinando
same personnel
NYC, April 20, 1953
1218-6But Not For Me
1219-4When Your Lover Has Gone
1220-3The Things We Did Last Summer
** also issued on Norgran MGN 3.

MGC 150   The Roy Eldridge Quintet

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
1082-1Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
1083-7 | 62VK207Rockin' Chair
1084-4Little Jazz
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
1224-3The Man I Love
1225-2Oscar's Arrangement

MGC 151   Swing With Johnny Hodges

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
478-3Something To Pad Your Foot To
480-2My Reward
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 (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Red Callender (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 1952
808-5Hodge Podge
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
952-1Through For The Night
954-7The Sheik Of Araby
955-7Latino
** also issued on Norgran MGN 1.

MGC 152   The Gene Krupa Sextet #2

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
1205-4Coronation Hop
1206-5Paradise
1207-11Overtime
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
1308-1Imagination
1309-1Don't Take Your Love From Me
** also issued on Universal (J) UCCV 9039.

MGC 153   not used

MGC 154   not used

MGC 155   Oscar Peterson Plays Pretty #2

Oscar Peterson (piano) Major Holley (bass)
NYC, May 8, 1950
403-1Deep Purple
405-1I'll Remember April
Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass)
NYC, August, 1950
467-2That's My Weakness Now
same personnel
NYC, January 19, 1951
502-6The Nearness Of You
505-1On The Alamo
506-3Lullaby Of The Leaves
507-1Laura
510-2September In The Rain

MGC 156   Soft Moods With Teddy Wilson

Teddy Wilson (piano) Arvell Shaw (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, September 4, 1953
1296-5Nice Work If You Can Get It
1297-1Air Mail Special
1298-3Night And Day
1299-1Cheek To Cheek
same personnel
NYC, September 8, 1953
1304-5East Of The Sun
1305-14Autumn In New York
1306-2Isn't It Romantic
1307-1You Go To My Head

MGC 157   Charlie Parker

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Fulton Recording Studios, NYC, December 30, 1952
1118-3The Song Is You (I Hear Music)
1119-7 | 62VK440Laird Bird
1120-4Kim
1121-2Cosmic Rays
Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Fulton Recording Studios, NYC, July 28, 1953
1246-6Chi-Chi
1247-1I Remember You
1248-1Now's The Time
** also issued on Universal (J) UCCV 9111.

MGC 158   Jumping Moods With Flip Phillips

Al Porcino (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Charlie Kennedy (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Mickey Crane (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, March 21, 1952
749-3Someone To Watch Over Me
750-3I'm Puttin' All My Eggs In One Basket
751-2Singin' In The Rain
752-2Gina
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
777-13Cottontail
778-2Blues For The Midgets
779-2What Is This Thing Called Love

MGC 159   Artie Shaw And His Gramercy Five #1

Artie Shaw (clarinet) Joe Roland (vibraphone) Hank Jones (piano) Tal Farlow (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Irv Kluger (drums)
NYC, 1954
1621Sequence In B Flat
1622I've Got A Crush On You
1623The Sad Sack

MGC 160   Artie Shaw And His Gramercy Five #2

Artie Shaw (clarinet) Joe Roland (vibraphone) Hank Jones (piano) Tal Farlow (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Irv Kluger (drums): same session
NYC, 1954
1624Sunny Side Up
1625Autumn Leaves
1626When The Quail Come Back To San Quentin
1627Tenderly

MGC 161   Billie Holiday

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
784-1Everything I Have Is Yours
785-4Love For Sale
786-4Moonglow
788-2If The Moon Turns Green
790-1Autumn In New York
Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, April 14, 1954
1567-1How Deep Is The Ocean
1568-1What A Little Moonlight Can Do
1569-5I Cried For You
** also issued on Universal (J) UCCV 9031.

MGC 162   Roy Eldridge - The Strolling Mr. Eldridge

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December, 1953
1379-6Willow Weep For Me
1380-2Somebody Loves Me
1381-1When Your Lover Has Gone
1382-8When It's Sleepy Time Down South
1383-1Feeling A Draft
1384-1Don't Blame Me
1385-3Echoes Of Harlem
1386-3I Can't Get Started

MGC 163   An Evening With Stan Wilson

Stan Wilson (guitar, vocals) Vernon Alley (bass) Rayardo Velarde, Earl Watkins (congas)
San Francisco, CA, 1954
1842Rolling Stone
1843-7ADrucilla
1844I Want You, I Need You
1845Night
1846-2AO Ken Karangae
1847-1AScarlet Ribbons
1848-4AMona Lisa
1849-3ANeighbor Neighbor

MGC 164   Charlie Barnet - Dance Session #2

Everett McDonald (trumpet) Porky Cohen (trombone) Guy Kee (French horn) Ray De Geer, Gene Kinsey (alto saxophone) Kurt Bloom, Dave Matthews (tenor saxophone) Charlie Barnet (tenor,soprano,alto saxophone) Bob Dawes (baritone saxophone) Bill Miller (piano) Dennis Sandole (guitar) Chubby Jackson (bass) George Jenkins (drums) Martha Raye (vocals)
NYC, August 5, 1946
AP3091Sweet Lorraine
AP3092Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen
AP3093I Cover The Waterfront
add Al Killian, Art Robey, George Seaburg, Ed Stress, Paul Webster (trumpet) Frank Bradley, Ed Fromm, Tommy Pederson (trombone) John McAfee (baritone saxophone)
NYC, August 12, 1946
6196I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
6198As Long As I Live
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
AP3097Juice Head Baby
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
AP3130East Side, West Side
AP3131My Old Flame

MGC 165   Charlie Barnet - Dance Session #1

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
AP3095Power Steering
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
AP3132Sleep
omit Briggs, Louise
Los Angeles, CA, September 2, 1947
AP3155Moods
AP3156Budandy
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
AP3195Little John Ordinary
AP3198Rockin' In Rhythm
AP3199Pompton Turnpike

MGC 166   The Colorful Music Of Roger King Mozian

Roger King Mozian (trumpet) and others
1953
1292Midnight In Spanish Harlem
1293Love For Sale
1294Panorama
1295Temptation
same personnel
circa 1954
1617-10Yesterdays
1618-8Forlorn
1619-5Rock 'Em
1620-5Just Mozian Along

MGC 167   Illinois Jacquet - Jazz By Jacquet

Russell Jacquet (trumpet) Joe Newman (trumpet -1) Ernie Henry (alto saxophone -1) Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Rudy Williams (baritone saxophone -1) Johnny Acea (piano) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Lee Abrams (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 18, 1951
1. 493-2Hippity Hop
2. 495-4Moe
Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Carl Perkins (piano) Oscar Moore (guitar) Red Callender (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
498-2Lazy Blues
Russell Jacquet (trumpet) Matthew Gee (trombone) Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) Johnny Acea (piano) Al Lucas (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, December 11, 1953
1387-2Little Jeff
1388-5Jacquet Jumps
1389-5Blue Nocturne
1390-5One You Toes
1391-3R.U. One
1392-2Jatap Conga
1393-1It's The Talk Of The Town
1394-7Heads

MGC 168   The Oscar Peterson Quartet #2

Oscar Peterson (piano, vocals) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 26, 1952
704-1Oh, Lady Be Good
705-1Body And Soul

MGC 169   Billie Holiday At The Jazz At The Philharmonic

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
Body And Soul
Strange Fruit
Trav'lin' Light
He's Funny That Way
The Man I Love
Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You
All Of Me
Billie's Blues
** also issued on Universal (J) UCCV 9041.

Clef 500 series (10 inch LP)

MGC 501   Charlie Parker With Strings

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
320-3Everything Happens To Me
321-3April In Paris
322-2Summertime
323-2I Didn't Know What Time It Was
324-3If I Should Lose You
** reissue of Mercury MG 35010.

MGC 502   Bud Powell - Piano Solos

Bud Powell (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January-February, 1949
2174-5 | 242-5Tempus Fugit
2175-3 | 243-3Celia
Bud Powell (piano) Ray Brown (bass -2,3) Max Roach (drums -2,3)
NYC, February-May, 1949
1. 2406-1 | 245-1I'll Keep Loving You
2. 2407-4 | 246-4Strictly Confidential
3. 2408-3 | 247-3All God's Chillun Got Rhythm
Bud Powell (piano)
NYC, February, 1950
345-1Yesterdays
** reissue of Mercury MG 35012.

MGC 503   Lu Watters And His Yerba Buena Jazz Band

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
330-2Sage Hen Strut
331-1Skid-Da-De-Dat
333-1Antigua Blues
336-1When The Saints Go Marching In
337Emperor Norton's Hunch
340Copenhagen
** reissue of Mercury MG 35013.

MGC 504   not used?

MGC 505   Machito - Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite

Mario Bauza, Frank "Paquito" Davilla, Harry Edison, Al Stewart, Bob Woodlen (trumpet) unknown (clarinet) Gene Johnson, Charlie Parker, Fred Skerritt (alto saxophone) Jose Madera, Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Sol Rabinowitz (tenor,baritone saxophone) Leslie Johnakins (baritone saxophone) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) Rafael Miranda, Chano Pozo (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Machito (maracas) Chico O'Farrill (arranger, conductor)
NYC, December 21, 1950 or late 1948
557-4Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: Cancion
558-6Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: Mambo, Part 1
559-4Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: Mambo, Part 2
560-2Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: 6/8
561-3Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: Jazz
562-4Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: Rhumba Abierta
** reissue of Mercury MGC 505.

MGC 506   Slim Gaillard/Meade "Lux" Lewis - Opera In Vout/Boogie Woogie At The Philharmonic

Slim Gaillard (piano, guitar, drums, vocals) Tiny "Bam" Brown (bass, vocals)
"Embassy Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1946
D461 | 305Opera In Vout (Groove Juice Symphony), Part 1: Introduzione-Pianissimo (Softly, Most Softly)
D462 | 306Opera In Vout (Groove Juice Symphony), Part 2: Recitative E Finale (C Jam?)
D463 | 307Opera In Vout (Groove Juice Symphony), Part 3: Andante Cantabile In Modo De Blues (With A Floy Floy)
D464 | 308Opera In Vout (Groove Juice Symphony), Part 4: Presto Con Stomp (Of Much Scat)
Meade "Lux" Lewis (piano)
D266 | 652Medium Boogie
D267 | 653Fast Boogie
D268 | 654Slow Boogie
D269 | 655Honky Tonk Train Blues
** reissue of Mercury MGC 506.

MGC 507   Bud Powell - Piano Solos #2

Bud Powell (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, February, 1950
341-2So Sorry Please
342-2Get Happy
343-1Sometimes I'm Happy
344-2Sweet Georgia Brown
346-1April In Paris
347-1Body And Soul
Bud Powell (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, July 1, 1950
435-6Hallelujah!
436-10Tea For Two
** reissue of Mercury MGC 507.

MGC 508   Jazz At The Philharmonic - How High The Moon (not released?)

no details

MGC 509   Charlie Parker With Strings #2

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
442-5Dancing In The Dark
443-2You Came Along From Out Of Nowhere
444-3Laura
445-4East Of The Sun
446-2They Can't Take That Away From Me
447-4Easy To Love
448-2I'm In The Mood For Love
449-2I'll Remember April
** reissue of Mercury MGC 109.

MGC 510   Lu Watters And His Yerba Buena Jazz Band #2

Lu Watters (trumpet) Warren Smith (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, 1950
420Doctor Jazz
421Irish Black Bottom
422Beale Street Blues
423Shake That Thing
424Tin Roof Blues
425Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gave To Me
426Royal Garden Blues
427Sweet Georgia Brown
** reissue of Mercury MGC 510.

MGC 511   Machito Jazz With Flip And Bird

Mario Bauza, Frank "Paquito" Davilla, Bob Woodlen (trumpet) Gene Johnson, Fred Skerritt (alto saxophone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone -2,4) Jose Madera (tenor saxophone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone -1,3) 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
1. 2154-9 | 300No Noise, Part 1
2. 2155-2 | 301-2No Noise, Part 2
3. 2156 | 302Bucabu
4. 2157-1 | 303Mango Mangue
Mario Bauza, Frank "Paquito" Davilla, Bob Woodlen (trumpet) Gene Johnson, Fred Skerritt (alto saxophone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone -2) Jose Madera (tenor saxophone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone -1,3/5) Leslie Johnakins (baritone saxophone) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Luis Miranda (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Machito (arranger, conductor)
NYC, January, 1949
1. 2170-2 | 297Caravan
2. 2171-1 | 298-1Okiedoke
3. 2173-9 | 304Flying Home
4. 481Tanga, Part 1
5. 482Tanga, Part 2
** reissue of Mercury MGC 511.

MGC 512   Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie - Bird And Diz

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Carlos Vidal (bongos)
NYC, February-March, 1949
2543-2 | 293-4Visa
omit Turk, Vidal
NYC, May 5, 1949
2756-2 | 295-2Passport (rare)
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, June 6, 1950
410-4Bloomdido
411-4An Oscar For Treadwell
412-6Mohawk
413-2My Melancholy Baby
414-6Leap Frog
415-3Relaxin' With Lee
** reissue of Mercury MGC 512.

MGC 513   Charlie Parker Plays South Of The Border

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Luis Miranda (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos)
NYC, March 12, 1951
540-6My Little Suede Shoes
541-2Up Poquito De Tu Amor
542-9Tico Tico
Benny Harris (trumpet -1/3,5) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums) possibly Jose Mangual (bongos)
NYC, January 23, 1952
1. 679-4Mama Inez
2. 680-3La Cucaracha
3. 681-6Estrellita
4. 682-3Begin The Beguine
5. 683-1La Paloma
** reissue of Mercury MGC 513.

MGC 514   not used?

MGC 515   Andre's All Stars - Cubano

Alejandro Vivar (trumpet) Gus Maas (tenor saxophone) Bebo Valdes (piano) Kiki Hernandez (bass) Bill Barritto (drums) Rolando Alfonso (congas)
Miami, FL, 1952
Blues For Andre
Con Poco Loco
Desconfianza
Taboo
Duerme
** reissue of Mercury MGC 515.

MGC 516   The Great Artistry Of Django Reinhardt

Maurice Vander (piano) Django Reinhardt (guitar) Pierre Michelot (bass) Jean-Louis Viale (drums)
Paris, France, March 10, 1952
17276Blues For Ike
17277September Song
17278Night And Day
17279Insensiblement
17280Manoir De Mes Reves
17281Nuages
17282Brazil
17283Confessin'
** reissue of Mercury MGC 516.