Verve Records Discography: 1949

1949

Machito And His Orchestra

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 -1,3/6) 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 | 297CaravanMercury 11018, MGC 511; Verve MGV 2032
2. 2171-1 | 298-1OkiedokeMercury 11017, MGC 511; Verve MGV 8000, VE2 2522
3. 2172-3/4 | 299TangaMercury Jazz Scene; Clef MGC 4007; Verve MGV 2032
4. 2173-9 | 304Flying HomeMercury 11018, MGC 511; Clef MGC 639; Verve MGV 2032, MGV 8195
5. 481Tanga, Part 1Mercury 5601, MGC 511; Verve VE2 2522
6. 482Tanga, Part 2-
* Verve MGV 2032   Various Artists - Potpourri Of Jazz
* Verve MGV 8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve VE2 2522   Machito/Chico O'Farrill/Dizzy Gillespie - Afro-Cuban Jazz
* Clef MGC 4007, MGC 674; Verve MGV 8060; ARS G 419   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene
* Clef MGC 639   Various Artists - Our Best
* Verve MGV 8195   Various Artists - Verve Compendium Of Jazz #2
* Mercury MGC 511; Clef MGC 511   Machito Jazz With Flip And Bird
* Mercury Jazz Scene; Clef MG VOL.1   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene
* Mercury 11018; Clef 11018   Flip Phillips/Machito - Caravan / Flying Home
* Mercury 11017; Clef 11017   Charlie Parker/Machito - Mango Mangue / Okie Doke
* Mercury 5601, 5601x45   Machito - Tanga, Part 1&2

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January-February, 1949
2174-5 | 242-5Tempus FugitMercury 11045, MG 35012; Norgran MGN 1063; Verve VE2 2506, VSP 34
2175-3 | 243-3CeliaMercury 11046, MG 35012; Norgran MGN 1063; Verve VE2 2506, VSP 37
* Norgran MGN 1063; Verve MGV 8153   Bud Powell - Jazz Giant
* Verve VE2 2506   The Genius Of Bud Powell
* Verve VSP 34   The Jazz Legacy Of Bud Powell
* Verve VSP 37   This Was Bud Powell
* Mercury MG 35012, MGC 102, MGC 502; Clef MGC 102, MGC 502; Universal (J) UCCV 9042   Bud Powell - Piano Solos
* Mercury 11045, 11045x45; Clef 11045, 11045x45   Bud Powell - Tempus Fugit / I'll Keep Loving You
* Mercury 11046, 11046x45; Clef 11046, 11046x45   Bud Powell - Celia / All God's Chillun Got Rhythm

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
NYC, February 10, 1949
2081-5The BirdMercury Jazz Scene; Clef MGC 4007; Verve MGV 8001, VE2 2501
* Clef MGC 4007, MGC 674; Verve MGV 8060; ARS G 419   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene
* Verve MGV 8001   The Charlie Parker Story #2
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve VE2 2501   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1948-1950
* Mercury Jazz Scene; Clef MG VOL.1   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene

Flip Phillips And His Orchestra

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)Mercury 8907, 8929; Clef MGC 693
2539 | 289Blow, Flip, BlowClef unissued
2540 | 290-4By The Lazy RiverMercury 8929, MGC 109 (alt.); Clef MGC 693
2541 | 291Untitled OriginalClef unissued
Swingin' For Julie And Brownie (alt. take)Verve 314 521 661-2
Flip's Idea-
* Clef MGC 693; Verve MGV 8077   Flip Phillips - Flip
* Verve 314 521 661-2   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene
* Mercury MGC 109 (alt.); Clef MGC 109; Universal (J) UCCV 9117   Flip Phillips - Collates
* Mercury 8907, 8907x45; Clef 8907, 8907x45   Flip Phillips - Put That Back / Drowsy
* Mercury 8929, 8929x45; Clef 8929, 8929x45   Flip Phillips - Swingin' For Julie And Brownie / By The Lazy River

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Sonny Criss, Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, February 11 or November 2, 1949
Norman Granz IntroductionPablo PACD 5311-2
Leap Here-
(Back Home Again In) Indiana-
Lover Come Back To Me-
* Pablo PACD 5311-2   Jazz At The Philharmonic - J.A.T.P. At Carnegie Hall 1949

Ella Fitzgerald At JATP

Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) unknown (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, February 11 or November 2, 1949
Robbin's NestClef unissued
I Gotta Guy-
Old Mother Hubbard-
Flying Home-

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, February 11 or November 2, 1949
Norman Granz Introduction Of Coleman Hawkins / Hawk's Idea (Rifftide)Pablo PACD 5311-2
Sophisticated Lady-
The Things We Did Last Summer-
Stuffy-
* Pablo PACD 5311-2   Jazz At The Philharmonic - J.A.T.P. At Carnegie Hall 1949

Machito And His Orchestra At JATP

Mario Bauza, Frank "Paquito" Davilla, Bob Woodlen (trumpet) Gene Johnson, Fred Skerritt (alto saxophone) Jose Madera (tenor saxophone) Leslie Johnakins (baritone saxophone) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Luis Miranda (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Machito (arranger, conductor)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, February 11 or November 2, 1949
Blen BlenClef unissued
No! No! Yes! Yes!-
No Noise-
Mango Mangue-

Ella Fitzgerald At JATP

unknown (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, February 11 or November 2, 1949
Lover ManClef unissued
Ool-Ya-Koo-

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Sonny Criss (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) unknown (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, February 11 or November 2, 1949
PerdidoClef unissued
How High The Moon-

Charlie Parker Septet

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
2542 | 292-3CardboardNorgran MGN 1035; Verve MGV 8009, VE2 2501
2543-2 | 293-4VisaMercury 11022, MGC 512; Verve MGV 8009, MGV 8000, VE2 2501
* Norgran MGN 1035; Verve MGV 8126   Various Artists - Alto Saxes
* Verve MGV 8009   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #7 - Jazz Perennial
* Verve VE2 2501   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1948-1950
* Verve MGV 8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Mercury MGC 512; Clef MGC 512; Universal (J) UCCV 9034   Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie - Bird And Diz
* Mercury 11022; Clef 11022   Charlie Parker - Visa / Passport (common)

Bud Powell Trio

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 YouMercury 11045, MG 35012; Norgran MGN 1063; Verve VE2 2506, VSP 34
2. 2407-4 | 246-4Strictly ConfidentialMercury 11047, MG 35012; Norgran MGN 1063; Verve VE2 2506
3. 2408-3 | 247-3All God's Chillun Got RhythmMercury 11046, MG 35012; Norgran MGN 1063; Verve VE2 2506, VSP 37
* Norgran MGN 1063; Verve MGV 8153   Bud Powell - Jazz Giant
* Verve VE2 2506   The Genius Of Bud Powell
* Verve VSP 34   The Jazz Legacy Of Bud Powell
* Verve VSP 37   This Was Bud Powell
* Mercury MG 35012, MGC 102, MGC 502; Clef MGC 102, MGC 502; Universal (J) UCCV 9042   Bud Powell - Piano Solos
* Mercury 11045, 11045x45; Clef 11045, 11045x45   Bud Powell - Tempus Fugit / I'll Keep Loving You
* Mercury 11047, 11047x45; Clef 11047, 11047x45   Bud Powell - Strictly Confidential / Yesterdays
* Mercury 11046, 11046x45; Clef 11046, 11046x45   Bud Powell - Celia / All God's Chillun Got Rhythm

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, circa February, 1949
2199-1 | 244-1 | 62VK234CherokeeMercury Jazz Scene; Clef MGC 4007; Norgran MGN 1063; Verve VK 117, VE2 2506, VSP 13
* Clef MGC 4007, MGC 674; Verve MGV 8060; ARS G 419   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene
* Norgran MGN 1063; Verve MGV 8153   Bud Powell - Jazz Giant
* Verve VE2 2506   The Genius Of Bud Powell
* Verve VSP 13   Various Artists - Piano Modern
* Mercury Jazz Scene; Clef MG VOL.1   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene
* Verve VK 117   Bud Powell - Cherokee / It Never Entered My Mind

Jazz At The Philharmonic

unknown artists
"Syria Mosque Auditorium", Pittsburgh, PA, March 4, 1949
unknown titlesClef unissued

Clancy Hayes And His Washboard Five

Bob Helm (clarinet) Wally Rose (piano) Clancy Hayes (banjo, vocals) Dick Lammi (bass, tuba) Lu Watters (washboard)
San Francisco, CA, spring 1949
DH21Auntie Skinner's Chicken DinnersDown Home 11, MGD 3
DH22Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out-
DH23Sailing Down Chesapeake BayDown Home 12, MGD 3
DH24Silver Dollar-
DH25Ballin' The JackDown Home 13
DH26Alabamy BoundDown Home 13, MGD 3
DH27Ragtime RufusDown Home 14, MGD 3
DH28Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come HomeDown Home 14
* Down Home MGD 3; Verve MGV 1003   Clancy Hayes Sings/Lu Watters And His Jazz Band
* Down Home 11   Clancy Hayes - Auntie Skinner's Chicken Dinners / Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out
* Down Home 12   Clancy Hayes - Sailing Down Chesapeake Bay / Silver Dollar
* Down Home 13   Clancy Hayes - Ballin' The Jack / Alabamy Bound
* Down Home 14   Clancy Hayes - Ragtime Rufus / Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, May 5, 1949
2755-5 | 294-3SegmentVerve MGV 8009, VE2 2501
2756-2 | 295-2Passport (rare)Mercury 11022x45, MGC 512
2756-5 | 295-5Passport (common)Mercury 11022; Verve MGV 8009, MGV 8000, VE2 2501
2757-4 | 296-3Diverse (Segment)Verve MGV 8009
* Verve MGV 8009   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #7 - Jazz Perennial
* Verve VE2 2501   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1948-1950
* Verve MGV 8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Mercury MGC 512; Clef MGC 512; Universal (J) UCCV 9034   Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie - Bird And Diz
* Mercury 11022x45; Clef 11022x45   Charlie Parker - Visa / Passport (rare)
* Mercury 11022; Clef 11022   Charlie Parker - Visa / Passport (common)

Coleman Hawkins All Stars

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 HeadMercury 8909
277-7SkippyMercury 8912
278-5Platinum LoveNorgran MGN 1034
278-6-Mercury 8909; Verve MGV 8230
279-6 | 63VK638There's A Small HotelMercury 8912; Norgran MGN 1034; Verve V/V6 8568, VSP 17
* Norgran MGN 1034; Verve MGV 8125   Various Artists - Tenor Saxes
* Verve MGV 8230   Various Artists - The Anatomy Of Improvisation
* Verve V/V6 8568   The Essential Coleman Hawkins
* Verve VSP 17   Various Artists - The Art Of The Ballad
* Mercury 8909, 8909x45; Clef 8909, 8909x45   Coleman Hawkins - The Big Head / Platinum Love
* Mercury 8912, 8912x45; Clef 8912, 8912x45   Coleman Hawkins - Skippy / There's A Small Hotel

Flip Phillips And His Orchestra

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 LoveMercury 8908, MGC 109 (alt.); Clef MGC 693
281-2Cookie-
* Clef MGC 693; Verve MGV 8077   Flip Phillips - Flip
* Mercury MGC 109 (alt.); Clef MGC 109; Universal (J) UCCV 9117   Flip Phillips - Collates
* Mercury 8908; Clef 8908   Flip Phillips - This Can't Be Love / Cookie

Jazz At The Philharmonic

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 1Mercury 11054, MG VOL.12; Verve MG VOL.7, MGV 8230
383The Opener, Part 2Mercury 11055, MG VOL.12; Verve MG VOL.7, MGV 8230
384The Opener, Part 3Mercury 11056, MG VOL.12; Verve MG VOL.7, MGV 8230
385 | 62VK228Lester Leaps In, Part 1Mercury 11056, MG VOL.12; Verve VK 114, MG VOL.7, MGV 8398, V6 8787, VSP 23, VSP 41
386 | 62VK229Lester Leaps In, Part 2Mercury 11055, MG VOL.12; Verve VK 114, MG VOL.7, MGV 8398, V6 8787, VSP 23, VSP 41
387Lester Leaps In, Part 3Mercury 11054, MG VOL.12; Verve MG VOL.7, MGV 8398, V6 8787, VSP 23, VSP 41
388Embraceable You, Part 1Mercury 11062, MG VOL.13; Verve MG VOL.7, V6 8787, VSP 23
389Embraceable You, Part 2Mercury 11063, MG VOL.13; Verve MG VOL.7, V6 8787, VSP 23
390Embraceable You, Part 3Mercury 11064, MG VOL.13; Verve MG VOL.7, V6 8787, VSP 23
391The Closer, Part 1Mercury 11064, MG VOL.13; Verve MG VOL.7, VSP 23
392The Closer, Part 2Mercury 11063, MG VOL.13; Verve MG VOL.7, VSP 23
393The Closer, Part 3Mercury 11062, MG VOL.13; Verve MG VOL.7, VSP 23
* Verve MG VOL.7   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 7
* Verve MGV 8230   Various Artists - The Anatomy Of Improvisation
* Verve MGV 8398   The Essential Lester Young
* Verve V6 8787   Charlie Parker - The Bird Set
* Verve VSP 23   Charlie Parker - Bird Wings
* Verve VSP 41   Lester Young At JATP
* Mercury MG VOL.12, MG VOL.12x45; Clef MG VOL.12   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 12
* Mercury MG VOL.13, MG VOL.13x45; Clef MG VOL.13   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 13
* Verve VK 114   Lester Young - Lester Leaps In, Part 1&2
* Mercury 11054, 11054x45; Clef 11054, 11054x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - The Opener, Part 1 / Lester Leaps In, Part 3
* Mercury 11055, 11055x45; Clef 11055, 11055x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - The Opener, Part 2 / Lester Leaps In, Part 2
* Mercury 11056, 11056x45; Clef 11056, 11056x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - The Opener, Part 3 / Lester Leaps In, Part 1
* Mercury 11062, 11062x45; Clef 11062, 11062x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Embraceable You, Part 1 / The Closer, Part 3
* Mercury 11063, 11063x45; Clef 11063, 11063x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Embraceable You, Part 2 / The Closer, Part 2
* Mercury 11064, 11064x45; Clef 11064, 11064x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Embraceable You, Part 3 / The Closer, Part 1

Hank Jones Trio At JATP

Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 18, 1949
Old Man RiverClef unissued
Air Mail Special-

Coleman Hawkins Quartet At JATP

Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 18, 1949
Body And SoulVerve 815 148-1
Rifftide-
Sophisticated Lady-
StuffyClef unissued
Blues-
* Verve 815 148-1   Jazz At The Philharmonic - The Coleman Hawkins Set

Ella Fitzgerald At JATP

Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 18, 1949
Robbin's NestVerve 815 147-1
Black Coffee-
I'm Just A Lucky So And So-
Somebody Loves Me-
Basin Street Blues-
Old Mother HubbardClef unissued
A New Shade Of Blue-
Lady Be Good-
A Tisket, A Tasket-
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) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
Flyin' HomeVerve 815 147-1
How High The MoonVerve (J) J00J-29001/10
Perdido-
* Verve 815 147-1   Jazz At The Philharmonic - The Ella Fitzgerald Set
* Verve (J) J00J-29001/10   The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve - Bird

Oscar Peterson Duo At JATP

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 18, 1949
I Only Have Eyes For YouMercury MGC 107; Verve B0012950-02
Fine And Dandy-
Carnegie Blues-
* Verve B0012950-02   Oscar Peterson - Debut: The Clef/Mercury Duo Recordings 1949-1951
* Mercury MGC 107; Clef MGC 107   Oscar Peterson At Carnegie

Sonny Criss And His Orchestra

Sonny Criss (alto saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Iggy Shevack (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 22, 1949
272-6ColidadMercury 8910, MGC 122; Norgran MGN 1065
273-4TornadeMercury 8915, MGC 122; Norgran MGN 1065
274-1The First OneMercury 8910, MGC 122; Norgran MGN 1065
275-3Blues For The BoppersMercury 8915, MGC 122; Norgran MGN 1065
* Norgran MGN 1065; Verve MGV 8155   Sonny Criss/Tommy Turk/The Six - An Evening Of Jazz
* Mercury MGC 122; Clef MGC 122   Sonny Criss/Tommy Turk - Collates
* Mercury 8910, 8910x45; Clef 8910, 8910x45   Sonny Criss - Colidad / The First One
* Mercury 8915, 8915x45; Clef 8915, 8915x45   Sonny Criss - Tornade / Blues For The Boppers

Jazz At The Philharmonic

unknown artists
"Civic Auditorium", Pasadena, CA, October 25, 1949
unknown titlesClef unissued

Charlie Parker Quartet With Jimmy Carroll Orchestra

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 FriendsMercury 11036, MG 35010; Clef MGC 675; Verve VK 102, MGV 8000, V/V6 8409, V3HB 8840, V6 8787, VE2 2501
320-3Everything Happens To MeMercury 11036, MG 35010; Clef MGC 675; Verve VE2 2501
321-3April In ParisMercury 11037, MG 35010; Clef MGC 675; Verve MGV 8000, V3HB 8840, VE2 2501
322-2SummertimeMercury 11038, MG 35010; Clef MGC 675; Verve VE2 2501
323-2I Didn't Know What Time It WasMercury 11038, MG 35010; Clef MGC 675; Verve V/V6 8409, VE2 2501
324-3If I Should Lose YouMercury 11037, MG 35010; Clef MGC 675; Verve V6 8787, VE2 2501
* Clef MGC 675   Charlie Parker With Strings
= Verve MGV 8004   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #2 - April In Paris
* Verve MGV 8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve V/V6 8409   The Essential Charlie Parker
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement
* Verve V6 8787   Charlie Parker - The Bird Set
* Verve VE2 2501   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1948-1950
* Mercury MG 35010, MGC 101, MGC 101x45, MGC 501; Clef MGC 101, MGC 501; Universal (J) UCCV 9033   Charlie Parker With Strings
* Verve VK 102   Charlie Parker - Just Friends / Repetition
* Mercury 11036, 11036x45; Clef 11036, 11036x45   Charlie Parker - Just Friends / Everything Happens To Me
* Mercury 11037, 11037x45; Clef 11037, 11037x45   Charlie Parker - April In Paris / If I Should Lose You
* Mercury 11038, 11038x45; Clef 11038, 11038x45   Charlie Parker - Summertime / I Didn't Know What Time It Was

Ralph Sutton Solo

Ralph Sutton (piano)
San Francisco, CA, November, 1949
DH13The VillainDown Home 7, MGD 4
DH14Cataract Rag-
DH15Climax RagDown Home 8
DH16ChromaticDown Home 8, MGD 4
DH17Frog Legs RagDown Home 9, MGD 4
DH18Black And White RagDown Home 9
DH19The CascadesDown Home 10, MGD 4
DH20Grace And Beauty-
same session
Cannonball BluesDown Home MGD 4
Down Home Rag-
Harlem Drag-
Black Bottom Stomp-
Shoe Shine Boy-
Jelly Roll Blues-
Christopher Columbus-
Hindustan-
* Down Home MGD 4; Verve MGV 1004   The Ragtime Piano Of Ralph Sutton - Backroom Piano
* Down Home 7   Ralph Sutton - The Villain / Cataract Rag
* Down Home 8   Ralph Sutton - Climax Rag / Chromatic
* Down Home 9   Ralph Sutton - Frog Legs Rag / Black And White Rag
* Down Home 10   Ralph Sutton - The Cascades / Grace And Beauty

Tommy Turk And His Orchestra

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 FourMercury 8916, MGC 122; Norgran MGN 1065
316-3Bye Bye BluesMercury 8913, MGC 122; Norgran MGN 1065
317-2EncoreMercury 8916, MGC 122; Norgran MGN 1065
318-2The BeatMercury 8913, MGC 122; Norgran MGN 1065
* Norgran MGN 1065; Verve MGV 8155   Sonny Criss/Tommy Turk/The Six - An Evening Of Jazz
* Mercury MGC 122; Clef MGC 122   Sonny Criss/Tommy Turk - Collates
* Mercury 8916, 8916x45; Clef 8916, 8916x45   Tommy Turk - Two By Four / Encore
* Mercury 8913, 8913x45; Clef 8913, 8913x45   Tommy Turk - Bye Bye Blues / The Beat

Flip Phillips Quartet

Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Mickey Crane (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, December 5, 1949
325-3DrowsyMercury 8907, 8911, MGC 133; Clef MGC 693
326-12VortexMercury 8911, MGC 133; Clef MGC 693
327-8MilanoClef MGC 693
328-1But BeautifulMercury 8938, MGC 133; Clef MGC 693
* Clef MGC 693; Verve MGV 8077   Flip Phillips - Flip
* Mercury MGC 133; Clef MGC 133   Flip Phillips - Collates #2
* Mercury 8907, 8907x45; Clef 8907, 8907x45   Flip Phillips - Put That Back / Drowsy
* Mercury 8911, 8911x45; Clef 8911, 8911x45   Flip Phillips - Drowsy / Vortex
* Mercury 8938, 8938x45; Clef 8938, 8938x45   Flip Phillips - Bright Eyes / But Beautiful

Lu Watters' 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, December 7, 1949
DH1Doin' The HamboneDown Home 1; Verve MGV 1008
DH2Oh, By JingoDown Home 1
DH3Bees KneesDown Home 2; Verve MGV 1008
DH4Aunt Hagar's Blues-
* Verve MGV 1008   Lu Watters/Santo Pecora - Dixieland Jamboree
* Down Home 1   Lu Watters - Doin' The Hambone / Oh, By Jingo
* Down Home 2   Lu Watters - Bees Knees / Aunt Hagar's Blues

Duke Ellington And His Orchestra

Harry Carney (baritone saxophone) Billy Strayhorn (piano) Fred Guy (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Sonny Greer (drums) unidentified strings, Duke Ellington (arranger)
NYC, 1949
2077SonoMercury Jazz Scene; Clef MGC 4007
2078FrustrationMercury Jazz Scene; Clef MGC 4007; Verve VSP 38
* Clef MGC 4007, MGC 674; Verve MGV 8060; ARS G 419   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene
* Verve VSP 38   Various Artists - The Art Of The Ballad #2
* Mercury Jazz Scene; Clef MG VOL.1   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene

Woody Guthrie

Sonny Terry (harmonica) Cisco Houston (mandolin, vocals) Woody Guthrie (guitar, harmonica, vocals)
NYC, 1949
100631Pastures Of PlentyVerve-Folkways FV 9036
100632New Found Land-
100633Taking Columbia Blues-
100634Oregon Trail-
100635End Of My Line-
100636Te Grand Coulee Dam-
100637This Land Is Your Land-
100638Ramblin' Round-
100639Going Down The Road-
* Verve-Folkways FV 9036   Woody Guthrie - Bonneville Dam And Other Columbia River Songs

Kenny Kersey Trio At JATP

Kenny Kersey (piano) Benny Fonville (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
live in NYC, circa 1949
428JATP BoogieMercury 8948; Verve (J) 70MJ-3234/37
428XSweet Lorraine-
* Verve (J) 70MJ-3234/37   Various Artists - The Verve Collection
* Mercury 8948, 8948x45; Clef 8948, 8948x45   Kenny Kersey - JATP Boogie / Sweet Lorraine