Verve Records Discography: 1950

1950

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, January 15, 1950
329-3Waiting For The Robert E. LeeMercury 11025
330-2Sage Hen StrutMercury 11051, MG 35013; Down Home MGD 5
331-1Skid-Da-De-DatMercury 11050, MG 35013; Down Home MGD 5
332-2Doin' The HamboneMercury 11025
333-1Antigua BluesMercury 11052, MG 35013; Down Home MGD 5
334-3Ace In The HoleMercury 11026; Clef 89055
335-2Broken PromisesMercury 11057
336-1When The Saints Go Marching InMercury 11051, MG 35013; Down Home MGD 5
337Emperor Norton's HunchMercury 11050, MG 35013; Down Home MGD 5
338Weary BluesMercury 11026
339St. Louis BluesMercury 11057
340CopenhagenMercury 11052, MG 35013; Down Home MGD 5
* Down Home MGD 5; Verve MGV 1005   Lu Watters And His Yerba Buena Jazz Band
* Mercury MG 35013, MGC 103, MGC 503, MGC 503x45; Clef MGC 103, MGC 503   Lu Watters And His Yerba Buena Jazz Band
* Mercury 11025, 11025x45; Clef 11025, 11025x45   Lu Watters - Waiting For The Robert E. Lee / Doin' The Hambone
* Mercury 11051; Clef 11051   Lu Watters - When The Saints Go Marching In / Sage Hen Strut
* Mercury 11050, 11050x45; Clef 11050, 11050x45   Lu Watters - Skid-Da-De-Dat / Emperor Norton's Hunch
* Mercury 11052, 11052x45; Clef 11052, 11052x45   Lu Watters - Antigua Blues / Copenhagen
* Mercury 11026, 11026x45; Clef 11026, 11026x45   Lu Watters - Ace In The Hole / Weary Blues
* Clef 89055, 89055x45   Lu Watters - Ace In The Hole / Doctor Jazz
* Mercury 11057, 11057x45; Clef 11057, 11057x45   Lu Watters - Broken Promises / St. Louis Blues

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): same personnel
"Hambone Kelly's", El Cerrito, CA, January 31, 1950
DH5Roll, Jordan, RollDown Home 3, MGD 3
DH6High SocietyDown Home 3; Verve MGV 1008
DH7Down Home RagDown Home 4; Verve MGV 1008
DH8(I Wish I Was In) PeoriaDown Home 4, MGD 3
* Down Home MGD 3; Verve MGV 1003   Clancy Hayes Sings/Lu Watters And His Jazz Band
* Verve MGV 1008   Lu Watters, Santo Pecora - Dixieland Jamboree
* Down Home 3   Lu Watters - Roll, Jordan, Roll / High Society
* Down Home 4   Lu Watters - Down Home Rag / (I Wish I Was In) Peoria

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): same personnel
"Hambone Kelly's", El Cerrito, CA, early 1950
Maple Leaf RagVerve MGV 1008
Ostrich Walk-
Chanticleer-
St. James InfirmaryDown Home MGD 3
* Verve MGV 1008   Lu Watters, Santo Pecora - Dixieland Jamboree
* Down Home MGD 3; Verve MGV 1003   Clancy Hayes Sings/Lu Watters And His Jazz Band

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): same personnel
"Hambone Kelly's", El Cerrito, CA, February 7, 1950
DH9Frankie And JohnnyDown Home 5, MGD 3
DH10Muskrat RambleDown Home 5; Verve MGV 1008
DH11Alcoholic BluesDown Home 6, MGD 3
DH12My Little Bimbo-
* Down Home MGD 3; Verve MGV 1003   Clancy Hayes Sings/Lu Watters And His Jazz Band
* Verve MGV 1008   Lu Watters, Santo Pecora - Dixieland Jamboree
* Down Home 5   Lu Watters - Frankie And Johnny / Muskrat Ramble
* Down Home 6   Lu Watters - Alcoholic Blues / My Little Bimbo

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell (piano) Curly Russell (bass -1/4,6,7) Max Roach (drums -1/4,6,7)
NYC, February, 1950
1. 341-2So Sorry PleaseMercury 11060, MGC 507; Norgran MGN 1063; Verve 314 521 669-2
2. 342-2Get HappyMercury 11061, MGC 507; Norgran MGN 1063; Verve VSP 37, 314 521 669-2
3. 343-1Sometimes I'm HappyMercury 11061, MGC 507; Norgran MGN 1063; Verve 314 521 669-2
4. 344-2Sweet Georgia BrownMercury 11059, MGC 507; Norgran MGN 1063; Verve VSP 37, 314 521 669-2
5. 345-1YesterdaysMercury 11047, MG 35012; Norgran MGN 1063; Verve 314 521 669-2
6. 346-1April In ParisMercury 11060, MGC 507; Norgran MGN 1063; Verve 314 521 669-2
7. 347-1Body And SoulMercury 11059, MGC 507; Norgran MGN 1063; Verve 314 521 669-2
* Norgran MGN 1063; Verve MGV 8153   Bud Powell - Jazz Giant
* Verve VSP 37   This Was Bud Powell
* Verve 314 521 669-2   The Complete Bud Powell On Verve
* Mercury MGC 507; Clef MGC 507; Universal (J) UCCV-9113   Bud Powell - Piano Solos #2
* Mercury MG 35012, MGC 102, MGC 502; Clef MGC 102, MGC 502; Universal (J) UCCV-9042   Bud Powell - Piano Solos
* Mercury 11060, 11060x45; Clef 11060, 11060x45   Bud Powell - So Sorry Please / April In Paris
* Mercury 11061, 11061x45; Clef 11061, 11061x45   Bud Powell - Get Happy / Sometimes I'm Happy
* Mercury 11059, 11059x45; Clef 11059, 11059x45   Bud Powell - Sweet Georgia Brown / Body And Soul
* Mercury 11047, 11047x45; Clef 11047, 11047x45   Bud Powell - Strictly Confidential / Yesterdays

Flip Phillips Quartet

Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, March, 1950
360-5LoverMercury 8918, MG 25023
361-1Don't Take Your Love From MeMercury 8919, MG 25023
362-2Flip's BoogieMercury 8920, MG 25023
363-1Feelin' The Blues-
364-1Lover Come Back To MeMercury 8919, MG 25023
365-3Blue RoomMercury 8918, MG 25023
* Mercury MG 25023, MGC 105, MGC 105x45; Clef MGC 105; Universal (J) UCCV-9038   The Flip Phillips Quartet
* Mercury 8918, 8918x45; Clef 8918, 8918x45   Flip Phillips - Lover / Blue Room
* Mercury 8919, 8919x45; Clef 8919, 8919x45   Flip Phillips - Don't Take Your Love From Me / Lover Come Back To Me
* Mercury 8920, 8920x45; Clef 8920, 8920x45   Flip Phillips - Flip's Boogie / Feelin' The Blues

Lester Young Quartet

Lester Young (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, March, 1950
366-2Too Marvelous For WordsMercury MGC 108; Norgran MGN 1072; Verve VE2 2516
366-3-Mercury 8924
367-1'Deed I DoMercury 8992, MGC 124; Norgran MGN 1072; Verve VE2 2516
368-4EncoreMercury 8924, MGC 108; Norgran MGN 1072; Verve MGV 8398, VE2 2516
369-2Polka Dots And MoonbeamsMercury 8927, MGC 108; Norgran MGN 1072; Verve MGV 8398, VE2 2516
370-2 | 62VK227Up 'N' AdamMercury 8927, MGC 108; Clef MGC 639; Norgran MGN 1072; Verve VK 113, MGV 8194, MGV 8308, MGV 8398, V3HB 8849, VE2 2516
* Norgran MGN 1072; Verve MGV 8162   Lester Young - Pres
* Verve VE2 2516   Lester Young - Lester Swings
* Verve MGV 8398   The Essential Lester Young
* Clef MGC 639   Various Artists - Our Best
* Verve MGV 8194   Various Artists - Verve Compendium Of Jazz #1
* Verve MGV 8308   The Lester Young Story
* Verve V3HB 8849   Lester Young - Return Engagement
* Mercury MGC 108; Clef MGC 108; Universal (J) UCCV-9044   Lester Young - Collates
* Mercury MGC 124; Clef MGC 124; Universal (J) UCCV-9045   Lester Young - Collates #2
* Verve VK 113   Lester Young - I Want To Be Happy / Up 'N' Adam
* Mercury 8924, 8924x45; Clef 8924, 8924x45   Lester Young - Too Marvelous For Words / Encore
* Mercury 8992, 8992x45; Clef 8992, 8992x45   Lester Young - Deed I Do / In A Little Spanish Town
* Mercury 8927, 8927x45; Clef 8927, 8927x45   Lester Young - Polka Dots And Moonbeams / Up 'N' Adam

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker (alto sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, March, 1950
371-4Star EyesNorgran MGN 1035; Verve MGV 8009, VE2 2501
372-12Blues (Fast)Verve MGV 8009, V3HB 8840, VE2 2501
373-2I'm In The Mood For LoveVerve MGV 8009, 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 V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement

Oscar Peterson Duo

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass)
NYC, March, 1950
374-3DebutMercury 8917, MGC 110; Clef MGC 696; Verve MGV 8320, B0012950-02
375-1They Didn't Believe MeMercury 8921, MG 25024; Clef MGC 696; Verve B0012950-02
376-3Lover Come Back To Me-
377-1Where Or WhenMercury 8922, MG 25024; Clef MGC 696; Verve B0012950-02
378-3Three O'Clock In The MorningMercury 8923, MG 25024; Clef MGC 696; Verve B0012950-02
379-1All The Things You Are-
380-1Oscar's BluesMercury 8922, MG 25024; Clef MGC 696; Verve B0012950-02
381-3TenderlyMercury 8917, MGC 110; Clef MGC 696; Verve MGV 8194, B0012950-02
* Clef MGC 696; Verve MGV 2046   Music By Oscar Peterson - Tenderly
= Verve MGV 8080   Music By Oscar Peterson - Tenderly (not released)
* Verve MGV 8320   Various Artists - Down Beat's Hall Of Fame, Vol. 1
* Verve MGV 8194   Various Artists - Verve Compendium Of Jazz #1
* Verve B0012950-02   Oscar Peterson - Debut - The Clef/Mercury Duo Recordings 1949-1951
* Mercury MGC 110; Clef MGC 110   Oscar Peterson - Collates
* Mercury MG 25024   Oscar Peterson - Piano Solos (not released?)
= Mercury MGC 106; Clef MGC 106   Oscar Peterson - Piano Solos
* Mercury 8917, 8917x45; Clef 8917, 8917x45   Oscar Peterson - Debut / Tenderly
* Mercury 8921, 8921x45; Clef 8921, 8921x45   Oscar Peterson - They Didn't Believe Me / Lover Come Back To Me
* Mercury 8922, 8922x45; Clef 8922, 8922x45   Oscar Peterson - Where Or When / Oscar's Blues
* Mercury 8923, 8923x45; Clef 8923, 8923x45   Oscar Peterson - Three O'Clock In The Morning / All The Things You Are

Oscar Peterson Duo

Oscar Peterson (piano) Major Holley (bass)
NYC, May 8, 1950
394-1Little White LiesMercury 8926, MGC 110; Clef MGC 696; Verve B0012950-02
395-3In The Middle Of A KissClef MGC 696; Verve B0012950-02
396-4NamelessMercury 8943; Clef MGC 696; Verve B0012950-02
397-1There's A Small HotelVerve B0012950-02
398-1Two Sleepy PeopleClef MGC 696; Verve B0012950-02
399-1Tico TicoClef MGC 697; Verve B0012950-02
400-1Get HappyMercury 8933, MGC 110; Clef MGC 697; Verve B0012950-02
401-2Jumpin' With Symphony Sid-
402-1Smoke Gets In Your EyesClef MGC 697; Verve B0012950-02
403-1Deep PurpleClef MGC 155, MGC 697; Verve B0012950-02
404-1Robbin's NestMercury 8930, MGC 110; Clef MGC 697; Verve B0012950-02
405-1I'll Remember AprilClef MGC 155, MGC 697; Verve B0012950-02
406-2LoverMercury 8926; Verve B0012950-02
406-5-Mercury MGC 110
407-3Exactly Like YouMercury 8930, MGC 110; Clef MGC 697; Verve B0012950-02
408-1I Can't Get StartedClef unissued
409-1Body And Soul-
* Clef MGC 696; Verve MGV 2046   Music By Oscar Peterson - Tenderly
= Verve MGV 8080   Music By Oscar Peterson - Tenderly (not released)
* Clef MGC 697; Verve MGV 2047   Music By Oscar Peterson - Keyboard
= Verve MGV 8081   Music By Oscar Peterson - Keyboard (not released)
* Verve B0012950-02   Oscar Peterson - Debut - The Clef/Mercury Duo Recordings 1949-1951
* Mercury MGC 110; Clef MGC 110   Oscar Peterson - Collates
* Clef MGC 155   Oscar Peterson Plays Pretty #2
* Mercury 8926, 8926x45; Clef 8926, 8926x45   Oscar Peterson - Little White Lies / Lover
* Mercury 8943, 8943x45; Clef 8943, 8943x45   Oscar Peterson - Nameless / How High The Moon
* Mercury 8933, 8933x45; Clef 8933, 8933x45   Oscar Peterson - Get Happy / Jumpin' With Symphony Sid
* Mercury 8930, 8930x45; Clef 8930, 8930x45   Oscar Peterson - Robbin's Nest / Exactly Like You

Charlie Parker - Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Thelonious Monk (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, June 6, 1950
410-4BloomdidoMercury 11058, MGC 512; Clef MGC 639; Verve MGV 8006, MGV 8194, MGV 8230, MGV 8341, V/V6 8409, V6 8787, V3HB 8840, VE2 2501
411-3An Oscar For TreadwellVerve MGV 8006
411-4-Mercury 11082, MGC 512; Verve MGV 8006, MGV 8002, VE2 2501
412-3MohawkVerve MGV 8006
412-6-Mercury 11082, MGC 512; Verve MGV 8006, MGV 8002, V3HB 8840, VE2 2501
413-0My Melancholy Baby (coda rehearsal)Verve (J) J00J-29001/10
413-1My Melancholy Baby-
413-2-Mercury 11058, MGC 512; Verve MGV 8006, V6 8787, VE2 2501
414-1Leap FrogVerve (J) J00J-29001/10
414-2--
414-3--
414-4-Verve MGV 8006, VE2 2501
414-5-Verve (J) J00J-29001/10
414-6-Mercury 11076, MGC 512; Verve MGV 8006, MGV 8002, V6 8787, V3HB 8840, VE2 2501
414-7-Verve (J) J00J-29001/10
414-9--
414-10--
415-1Relaxin' With Lee-
415-2-Verve MGV 8006, V3HB 8840
415-3-Mercury 11076, MGC 512; Verve MGV 8006, VE2 2501
415-5-Verve (J) J00J-29001/10
* Clef MGC 639   Various Artists - Our Best
* Verve MGV 8006   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #4 - Bird And Diz
* Verve MGV 8194   Various Artists - Verve Compendium Of Jazz #1
* Verve MGV 8230   Various Artists - The Anatomy Of Improvisation
* Verve MGV 8341   Various Artists - Special College Jazz Album (complimentary record)
* Verve V/V6 8409   The Essential Charlie Parker
* Verve V6 8787   Charlie Parker - The Bird Set
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement
* Verve VE2 2501   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1948-1950
* Verve MGV 8002   The Charlie Parker Story #3
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve (J) J00J-29001/10   The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve - Bird
* Mercury MGC 512; Clef MGC 512; Universal (J) UCCV-9034   Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie - Bird And Diz
* Mercury 11058, 11058x45; Clef 11058, 11058x45   Charlie Parker - Bloomdido / My Melancholy Baby
* Mercury 11082, 11082x45; Clef 11082, 11082x45   Charlie Parker - An Oscar For Treadwell / Mohawk
* Mercury 11076, 11076x45; Clef 11076, 11076x45   Charlie Parker - Leap Frog / Relaxin' With Lee

Santo Pecora And His Dixieland Jass Band

George Girard (trumpet) Santo Pecora (trombone) Pete Fountain (clarinet) Armand Hug (piano) John Sinac (bass) Santo Pecora (drums)
New Orleans, LA, June, 1950
416-2ListenMercury 8931, MGC 123; Verve MGV 1008
417-4March Of The Mardi GrasMercury 8928, MGC 123; Verve MGV 1008
418-2My Lou'siana-
419-2Mahogany Hall StompMercury 8931, MGC 123; Verve MGV 1008
* Verve MGV 1008   Lu Watters, Santo Pecora - Dixieland Jamboree
* Mercury MGC 123; Clef MGC 123   Santo Pecora - Collates
* Mercury 8931, 8931x45; Clef 8931, 8931x45   Santo Pecora - Listen / Mahogany Hall Stomp
* Mercury 8928, 8928x45; Clef 8928, 8928x45   Santo Pecora - March Of The Mardi Gras / My Lou'siana

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, July 1, 1950
435-6Hallelujah!Mercury 11069, MGC 507, MGC 610; Norgran MGN 1036; Verve VE2 2506, 314 521 669-2
436-5Tea For TwoNorgran MGN 1036; Verve 314 521 669-2
436-6-Mercury MGC 610; Verve 314 521 669-2
436-10-Mercury 11069, MGC 507; Verve VE2 2506, 314 521 669-2
* Mercury MGC 610; Clef MGC 610   Bud Powell's Moods
= Clef MGC 739; Verve MGV 8115   The Genius Of Bud Powell
* Norgran MGN 1036; Verve MGV 8127   Various Artists - Piano Interpretations
* Verve VE2 2506   The Genius Of Bud Powell
* Verve 314 521 669-2   The Complete Bud Powell On Verve
* Mercury MGC 507; Clef MGC 507; Universal (J) UCCV-9113   Bud Powell - Piano Solos #2
* Mercury 11069, 11069x45; Clef 11069, 11069x45   Bud Powell - Hallelujah! / Tea For Two

Ray Brown Trio

Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, July 1, 1950
437Blue LouMercury 8936; Verve (J) 70MJ-3234/37
438Song Of The Volga Boatmen-
* Verve (J) 70MJ-3234/37   Various Artists - The Verve Collection
* Mercury 8936, 8936x45; Clef 8936, 8936x45   Ray Brown - Blue Lou / Song Of The Volga Boatmen

Flip Phillips And His Orchestra

Harry Edison (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, July 1, 1950
439-4Be BeMercury 8935, MGC 133; Clef MGC 691
440-4Dream A Little Dream Of Me-
441-2Bright Blues (aka Bright Eyes)Mercury 8938; Clef MGC 691
* Clef MGC 691; Verve MGV 8075   Flip Phillips - Flip Wails
* Mercury MGC 133; Clef MGC 133   Flip Phillips - Collates #2
* Mercury 8935, 8935x45; Clef 8935, 8935x45   Flip Phillips - Be Be / Dream A Little Dream Of Me
* Mercury 8938, 8938x45; Clef 8938, 8938x45   Flip Phillips - Bright Eyes / But Beautiful

Charlie Parker Quartet With Joe Lippman Orchestra

Joseph Singer (French horn) Edwin C. Brown (oboe) Charlie Parker (alto sax) 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 DarkMercury 11068, MGC 109, MGC 609; Verve VE2 2512
443-2You Came Along From Out Of NowhereMercury 11070, MGC 109; Clef MGC 675; Verve VE2 2512
444-1LauraVerve (J) J00J-29001/10
444-3-Mercury 11068, MGC 109, MGC 609; Verve MGV 8000, VE2 2512
445-4East Of The SunMercury 11070, MGC 109; Clef MGC 675; Verve VE2 2512
446-2They Can't Take That Away From MeMercury 11071, MGC 109; Clef MGC 675; Verve VE2 2512
447-4Easy To LoveMercury 11072, MGC 109; Clef MGC 675; Verve VE2 2512
448-2I'm In The Mood For LoveMercury 11071, MGC 109; Clef MGC 675; Verve MGV 8000, VE2 2512
448-3-Verve (J) J00J-29001/10
449-1I'll Remember April-
449-2-Mercury 11072, MGC 109; Clef MGC 675; Verve V3HB 8840, VE2 2512
449-3-Verve (J) J00J-29001/10
* Mercury MGC 609; Clef MGC 609   Charlie Parker Big Band
= Clef MGC 725   Charlie Parker - Night And Day
= Verve MGV 8003   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #1 - Night And Day
* Verve VE2 2512   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1950-1951
* 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 V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement
* Verve (J) J00J-29001/10   The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve - Bird
* Mercury MGC 109, MGC 509; Clef MGC 509; Universal (J) UCCV-9112   Charlie Parker With Strings #2
* Mercury 11068, 11068x45; Clef 11068, 11068x45   Charlie Parker - Laura / Dancing In The Dark
* Mercury 11070, 11070x45; Clef 11070, 11070x45   Charlie Parker - You Came Along From Out Of Nowhere / East Of The Sun
* Mercury 11071, 11071x45; Clef 11071, 11071x45   Charlie Parker - They Can't Take That Away From Me / I'm In The Mood For Love
* Mercury 11072, 11072x45; Clef 11072, 11072x45   Charlie Parker - Easy To Love / I'll Remember April

Lester Young Quartet

Lester Young (tenor sax) John Lewis (piano) Joe Shulman (bass) Bill Clark (drums)
NYC, July, 1950
430-1Three Little WordsMercury 8934x45, MGC 108; Norgran MGN 1072; Verve VE2 2516
430-4-Mercury 8934
431-2Count Every StarNorgran 130, MGN 1005; Verve VE2 2516
432-1It All Depends On You-
433-3NeenahVerve (E) VLP 9112
433-4-Mercury 8934, 8934x45, MGC 108; Norgran MGN 1072; Verve VE2 2516
434-1Jeepers, CreepersVerve (E) VLP 9112
434-2-Mercury 89017, MGC 124; Norgran MGN 1072; Verve VE2 2516
* Norgran MGN 1072; Verve MGV 8162   Lester Young - Pres
* Verve VE2 2516   Lester Young - Lester Swings
* Norgran MGN 1005   Lester Young - The President
= Norgran MGN 1093; Verve MGV 8181   Lester Young - Lester Swings Again
* Verve (E) VLP 9112   The Legendary Lester Young
* Mercury MGC 108; Clef MGC 108; Universal (J) UCCV-9044   Lester Young - Collates
* Mercury MGC 124; Clef MGC 124; Universal (J) UCCV-9045   Lester Young - Collates #2
* Mercury 8934x45; Clef 8934x45   Lester Young - Three Little Words / Neenah
* Mercury 8934; Clef 8934   Lester Young - Three Little Words / Neenah
* Norgran 130   Lester Young - Count Every Star / It All Depends On You
* Mercury 89017, 89017x45; Clef 89017, 89017x45   Lester Young - Jeepers, Creepers / Little Pee Blues

Oscar Peterson Duo

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass)
NYC, August, 1950
450-1Easy To LoveClef MGC 697; Verve B0012950-02
451-6Air Mail SpecialClef unissued
452-1Taking A Chance On LoveClef MGC 697; Verve B0012950-02
453-1Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'Clef unissued
454-1Squatty RooMercury 8940, MGC 127; Clef MGC 697; Verve B0012950-02
455-1After AllClef MGC 697; Verve B0012950-02
456-2CaravanClef MGC 698; Verve B0012950-02
457-1Summer Nocturne-
458-1Salute To GarnerMercury 8940, MGC 127; Clef MGC 698; Verve B0012950-02
459-2I Get A Kick Out Of YouMercury 8952, MGC 127; Clef MGC 698; Verve B0012950-02
460-2What's NewMercury 8952, MGC 127; Clef MGC 698; Verve MGV 2032, B0012950-02
461-1Dark EyesMercury MGC 127; Clef MGC 698; Verve B0012950-02
461-3-Clef 89130
462-1What Is ItClef MGC 698; Verve B0012950-02
463-2The Way You Look Tonight-
464-1Soft WindsClef unissued
465-1Minor BluesClef 89139, MGC 698; Verve B0012950-02
466-1Boogie WoogieClef unissued
467-2That's My Weakness NowClef MGC 155
* Clef MGC 697; Verve MGV 2047   Music By Oscar Peterson - Keyboard
= Verve MGV 8081   Music By Oscar Peterson - Keyboard (not released)
* Clef MGC 698; Verve MGV 2048   An Evening With Oscar Peterson
= Verve MGV 8082   An Evening With Oscar Peterson (not released)
* Verve MGV 2032   Various Artists - Potpourri Of Jazz
* Verve B0012950-02   Oscar Peterson - Debut - The Clef/Mercury Duo Recordings 1949-1951
* Mercury MGC 127; Clef MGC 127   Oscar Peterson - Collates #2
* Clef MGC 155   Oscar Peterson Plays Pretty #2
* Mercury 8940, 8940x45; Clef 8940, 8940x45   Oscar Peterson - Squatty Roo / Salute To Garner
* Mercury 8952, 8952x45; Clef 8952, 8952x45   Oscar Peterson - I Get A Kick Out Of You / What's New
* Clef 89130, 89130x45   Oscar Peterson - Dark Eyes / Nuages
* Clef 89139, 89139x45   Oscar Peterson - Minor Blues / Pettiford's Tune

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Harry Edison (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Flip Phillips, Lester Young (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 16, 1950
Norgran BluesNorgran MGN 3501-2
Lady Be Good-
I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You-
Indiana-
* Norgran MGN 3501-2, MG JC 1   Norman Granz Jazz Concert
= Verve MGV 8189-2   Various Artists - Midnight Jazz At Carnegie Hall

Charlie Parker With Strings At JATP

Tommy Mace (oboe) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Ted Bloom, Sam Kaplan, Stan Karpenia (violin) Dave Uchitel (viola) Bill Rundy (cello) Wallace McManus (harp) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 16, 1950
What Is This Thing Called LoveNorgran MGN 3501-2; Verve MGV 8001, VE2 2512
April In ParisNorgran MGN 3501-2; Verve MGV 8001, VE2 2512, VSP 38
RepetitionNorgran MGN 3501-2; Verve MGV 8001, VE2 2512
Easy To Love-
Rocker (aka I'll Remember April)-
* Norgran MGN 3501-2, MG JC 1   Norman Granz Jazz Concert
= Verve MGV 8189-2   Various Artists - Midnight Jazz At Carnegie Hall
* Verve MGV 8001   The Charlie Parker Story #2
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve VE2 2512   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1950-1951
* Verve VSP 38   Various Artists - The Art Of The Ballad #2

Oscar Peterson Duo At JATP

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 16, 1950
GaiNorgran MGN 3501-2; Verve B0012950-02
Padovani-
Ray's Blues-
Tea For TwoVerve B0012950-02
* Norgran MGN 3501-2, MG JC 1   Norman Granz Jazz Concert
= Verve MGV 8189-2   Various Artists - Midnight Jazz At Carnegie Hall
* Verve B0012950-02   Oscar Peterson - Debut - The Clef/Mercury Duo Recordings 1949-1951

Coleman Hawkins Quartet At JATP

Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 16, 1950
YesterdaysNorgran MGN 3501-2
Hawk's Tune-
Stuffy-
* Norgran MGN 3501-2, MG JC 1   Norman Granz Jazz Concert
= Verve MGV 8189-2   Various Artists - Midnight Jazz At Carnegie Hall

Buddy Rich Trio At JATP

Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 16, 1950
Carnegie Blues (aka Air Mail Special)Norgran MGN 3501-2
* Norgran MGN 3501-2, MG JC 1   Norman Granz Jazz Concert
= Verve MGV 8189-2   Various Artists - Midnight Jazz At Carnegie Hall

Charlie Parker Quintet

Charlie Parker (alto sax) Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax -2) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, October, 1950
1.CelebrityVerve MGV 8002, VE2 2512
2.BalladeVerve MGV 8002, V3HB 8840, VE2 2512
* Verve MGV 8002   The Charlie Parker Story #3
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve VE2 2512   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1950-1951
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement

Jazz At The Philharmonic

unknown artists
"Municipal Auditorium", Seattle, WA, November 3, 1950
unknown titlesClef unissued

Jazz At The Philharmonic

unknown artists: same personnel
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, November 11, 1950
unknown titlesClef unissued

Jazz At The Philharmonic

unknown artists: same personnel
"Shrine Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, November 19, 1950
unknown titlesClef unissued

Machito And His Orchestra

Mario Bauza, Frank "Paquito" Davilla, Harry Edison, Al Stewart, Bob Woodlen (trumpet) unknown (clarinet) Gene Johnson, Charlie Parker, Fred Skerritt (alto sax) Jose Madera, Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Sol Rabinowitz (tenor, baritone sax) Leslie Johnakins (baritone sax) 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: CancionMercury MGC 505; Clef MGC 689; Verve VE2 2522, VSP 19
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-
* Clef MGC 689; Verve MGV 8073   Machito - Afro-Cuban Jazz
* Verve VE2 2522   Machito, Chico O'Farrill, Dizzy Gillespie - Afro-Cuban Jazz
* Verve VSP 19   Chico O'Farrill, Machito - Soul Source
* Mercury MGC 505; Clef MGC 505; Universal (J) UCCV-9118   Machito - Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite

Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band

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 JazzMercury 11081; Clef 89055; Mercury MGC 510; Down Home MGD 5
421Irish Black BottomMercury 11090, MGC 510; Down Home MGD 5
422Beale Street BluesMercury 11081, MGC 510; Down Home MGD 5
423Shake That ThingMercury 11065, MGC 510; Down Home MGD 5
424Tin Roof BluesMercury 11077, MGC 510; Down Home MGD 5
425Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gave To Me-
426Royal Garden BluesMercury 11065, MGC 510; Down Home MGD 5
427Sweet Georgia BrownMercury 11090, MGC 510; Down Home MGD 5
* Down Home MGD 5; Verve MGV 1005   Lu Watters And His Yerba Buena Jazz Band
* Mercury MGC 510; Clef MGC 510   Lu Watters And His Yerba Buena Jazz Band #2
* Mercury 11081, 11081x45; Clef 11081, 11081x45   Lu Watters - Doctor Jazz / Beale Street Blues
* Clef 89055, 89055x45   Lu Watters - Ace In The Hole / Doctor Jazz
* Mercury 11090, 11090x45; Clef 11090, 11090x45   Lu Watters - Irish Black Bottom / Sweet Georgia Brown
* Mercury 11065, 11065x45; Clef 11065, 11065x45   Lu Watters - Shake That Thing / Royal Garden Blues
* Mercury 11077, 11077x45; Clef 11077, 11077x45   Lu Watters - Tin Roof Blues / Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gave To Me

Santo Pecora And His Dixieland Jass Band

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 RompMercury 8914, MGC 123; Verve MGV 1008
357-2Basin Street BluesMercury 8925, MGC 123; Verve MGV 1008
358-212th Street Rag-
359-3Rose Of The Rio GrandeMercury 8914, MGC 123; Verve MGV 1008
* Verve MGV 1008   Lu Watters, Santo Pecora - Dixieland Jamboree
* Mercury MGC 123; Clef MGC 123   Santo Pecora - Collates
* Mercury 8914, 8914x45; Clef 8914, 8914x45   Santo Pecora - Canal Street Romp / Rose Of The Rio Grande
* Mercury 8925, 8925x45; Clef 8925, 8925x45   Santo Pecora - Basin Street Blues / 12th Street Rag

Buddy Rich Solo At JATP

Buddy Rich (drums)
live in NYC, circa 1950
429Drum SoloClef unissued