Verve Records Discography: 1951

1951

Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra

Nelson Williams (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Al Sears (tenor sax) Leroy Lovett (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Sonny Greer (drums)
NYC, January 15, 1951
477-2You Blew Out The Flame In My Heart (as Rabbit's Blues)Mercury 8958, MGC 111; Norgran MGN 1048
477-3Rabbit's BluesMercury 8937
478-3Something To Pad Your Foot ToMercury 8937; Clef MGC 151; Norgran MGN 1048
479-1Blue FantasiaMercury MGC 111; Norgran MGN 1048
480-2My RewardClef MGC 151; Norgran MGN 1048
* Norgran MGN 1048; Verve MGV 8139   Johnny Hodges - Castle Rock
* Mercury MGC 111; Clef MGC 111; Universal (J) UCCV-9036   Johnny Hodges - Collates
* Clef MGC 151; Norgran MGN 1   Swing With Johnny Hodges
* Mercury 8958, 8958x45; Clef 8958, 8958x45   Johnny Hodges - You Blew Out The Flame In My Heart / Globetrotter
* Mercury 8937, 8937x45; Clef 8937, 8937x45   Johnny Hodges - Rabbit's Blues / Something To Pat Your Foot To

Lester Young Quartet

Lester Young (tenor sax) John Lewis (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, January 16, 1951
483-2Thou SwellMercury 8963, MGC 124; Norgran MGN 1072; Verve MGV 8398, VE2 2516
483-?-Mercury (Eu) 8963
484-2September In The RainClef 89072; Norgran MGN 1005; Verve VE2 2516
485-1Undercover Girl BluesMercury MGC 108; Norgran MGN 1072; Verve MGV 8308, VE2 2516, V3HB 8849
485-2-Mercury 8939
486-3FrenesiMercury 8939, MGC 108; Norgran MGN 1072; Verve VE2 2516
487-2Pete's CafeClef 89072; Norgran MGN 1005; Verve VE2 2516
488-2Little Pee BluesMercury 89017, MGC 124; Norgran MGN 1072; Verve VE2 2516
* Norgran MGN 1072; Verve MGV 8162   Lester Young - Pres
* Verve MGV 8398   The Essential Lester Young
* 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 MGV 8308   The Lester Young Story
* Verve V3HB 8849   Lester Young - Return Engagement
* Mercury MGC 124; Clef MGC 124; Universal (J) UCCV-9045   Lester Young - Collates #2
* Mercury MGC 108; Clef MGC 108; Universal (J) UCCV-9044   Lester Young - Collates
* Mercury 8963, 8963x45; Clef 8963, 8963x45   Lester Young - Thou Swell / Let's Fall In Love
* Clef 89072, 89072x45   Lester Young - September In The Rain / Pete's Cafe
* Mercury 8939, 8939x45; Clef 8939, 8939x45   Lester Young - Undercover Girl Blues / Frenesi
* Mercury 89017, 89017x45; Clef 89017, 89017x45   Lester Young - Jeepers, Creepers / Little Pee Blues
* Mercury (Eu) 8963   Lester Young Quartet (no details)

Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January 17, 1951
489-2Au PrivaveVerve MGV 8010, V/V6 8409
489-3-Mercury 11087; Clef MGC 646; Verve MGV 8010, MGV 8002, V3HB 8840, VE2 2512
490-3She RoteVerve MGV 8010, V/V6 8409
490-5-Mercury 11101; Clef MGC 646; Verve MGV 8010, MGV 8002, V3HB 8840, VE2 2512
491-1K.C. BluesMercury 11101; Clef MGC 646; Verve MGV 8010, V/V6 8409, V3HB 8840, VE2 2512
492-2Star EyesMercury 11087; Clef MGC 646; Verve MGV 8010, V6 8787, V3HB 8840, VE2 2512
* Verve MGV 8010   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #8 - Swedish Schnapps
* Verve V/V6 8409   The Essential Charlie Parker
* Clef MGC 646   The Magnificent Charlie Parker
= Clef MGC 733   Charlie Parker - Yardbird (not released)
* Verve MGV 8002   The Charlie Parker Story #3
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement
* Verve VE2 2512   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1950-1951
* Verve V6 8787   Charlie Parker - The Bird Set
* Mercury 11087, 11087x45; Clef 11087, 11087x45   Charlie Parker - Au Privave / Star Eyes
* Mercury 11101, 11101x45; Clef 11101, 11101x45   Charlie Parker - She Rote / K.C. Blues

Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra

Joe Newman (trumpet -1,2,4) Russell Jacquet (trumpet -1/3, trumpet, vocals -4) Ernie Henry (alto sax -1,2,4) Illinois Jacquet (tenor sax) Rudy Williams (baritone sax -1,2,4) Johnny Acea (piano) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Lee Abrams (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 18, 1951
1. 493-2Hippity HopClef MGC 167, MGC 622, MGC 700
2. 494-4Later For The Happenin'Mercury 8951, 8951x45, MGC 112; Clef MGC 700
3. 495-4MoeClef MGC 167, MGC 622, MGC 700
4. 496-1On The Sunny Side Of The StreetClef 89073; Mercury MGC 129; Clef MGC 700
Illinois Jacquet (tenor sax) Carl Perkins (piano) Oscar Moore (guitar) Red Callender (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
497-1SpeedlinerMercury 8951, MGC 112; Clef MGC 700
497-3Speedliner (alternate take)Mercury 8951x45
498-2Lazy BluesClef MGC 167, MGC 622, MGC 700
499-5PastelMercury 8941, MGC 112; Clef MGC 700; Norgran MGN 1034; Verve VE2 2544, VSP 17
500-2All Of MeMercury 8941, MGC 112; Clef MGC 700; Norgran MGN 1034; Verve VE2 2544
* Clef MGC 622   Jazz Moods By Illinois Jacquet
* Clef MGC 700; Verve MGV 8084   Illinois Jacquet - Jazz Moode
* Norgran MGN 1034; Verve MGV 8125   Various Artists - Tenor Saxes
* Verve VE2 2544   Illinois Jacquet - The Cool Rage
* Verve VSP 17   Various Artists - The Art Of The Ballad
* Clef MGC 167   Illinois Jacquet - Jazz By Jacquet
* Mercury MGC 112; Clef MGC 112; Universal (J) UCCV-9116   Illinois Jacquet - Collates
* Mercury MGC 129; Clef MGC 129   Illinois Jacquet - Collates #2
* Mercury 8951x45; Clef 8951x45   Illinois Jacquet - Later For The Happenin' / Speedliner
* Mercury 8951; Clef 8951   Illinois Jacquet - Later For The Happenin' / Speedliner
* Clef 89073, 89073x45   Illinois Jacquet - On The Sunny Side Of The Street / Boot 'Em Up
* Mercury 8941, 8941x45; Clef 8941, 8941x45   Illinois Jacquet - All Of Me / Pastel

Oscar Peterson Duo

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass)
NYC, January 19, 1951
501-8How High The MoonMercury 8943, MGC 127; Clef MGC 698; Verve B0012950-02
502-6The Nearness Of YouClef MGC 155, MGC 698; Verve B0012950-02
503-5The Lady Is A TrampClef unissued
504-2Fancy Free (as Gypsy In My Soul)Clef MGC 695; Verve B0012950-02
505-1On The AlamoClef MGC 155, MGC 695; Verve B0012950-02
506-3Lullaby Of The Leaves-
507-1Laura-
508-2Tea For TwoClef unissued
509-2Dark Eyes-
510-2September In The RainClef MGC 155, MGC 695; Verve B0012950-02
* Clef MGC 698; Verve MGV 2048   An Evening With Oscar Peterson
= Verve MGV 8082   An Evening With Oscar Peterson (not released)
* Clef MGC 695; Verve MGV 2045   Nostalgic Memories By Oscar Peterson
= Verve MGV 8079   Nostalgic Memories By Oscar Peterson (not released)
* 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 8943, 8943x45; Clef 8943, 8943x45   Oscar Peterson - Nameless / How High The Moon

Chico O'Farrill And His Orchestra

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 sax) Flip Phillips, Eddie Wasserman (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Luis Miranda (congas) Candido, Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Chico O'Farrill (arranger, conductor)
NYC, January 21, 1951
468-2The Second Afro Cuban Jazz Suite: Part 1 - IntroductoryNorgran MGN 9; Clef MGC 689; Verve VSP 19
469-3The Second Afro Cuban Jazz Suite: Part 2 - PregonNorgran MGN 9; Clef MGC 689
469a-2The Second Afro Cuban Jazz Suite: Part 3 - 6/8-
470-3The Second Afro Cuban Jazz Suite: Part 4 - Jazz-
471-6The Second Afro Cuban Jazz Suite: Part 5 - Concion AntiguaNorgran MGN 9; Clef MGC 689; Verve VSP 19
472-4The Second Afro Cuban Jazz Suite: Part 6 - Rhumba FinaleNorgran MGN 9; Clef MGC 689
473-4Havana Special-
474-5Fiesta Time-
475-2SonoroMercury 8947
* Clef MGC 689; Verve MGV 8073   Machito - Afro-Cuban Jazz
* Verve VSP 19   Chico O'Farrill, Machito - Soul Source
* Norgran MGN 9   Chico O'Farrill - The Second Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite
* Mercury 8947, 8947x45; Clef 8947, 8947x45   Flip Phillips, Machito - Bucabu / Sonoro

Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Al Sears (tenor sax) Leroy Lovett (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Sonny Greer (drums)
NYC, February 28, 1951
511-1Good Queen BessNorgran 101, MGN 1004
512-3 | 62VK241Jeep's BluesMercury 8944, MGC 128; Norgran MGN 1048; Verve VK 120
513-3SolitudeNorgran MGN 1004
514-1The Jeep Is JumpingNorgran MGN 1009, MGN 1048
514The Jeep Is Jumping (alternate take)Norgran 101
* Norgran MGN 1004   Johnny Hodges - Memories Of Ellington
= Norgran MGN 1092; Verve MGV 8180   Johnny Hodges - In A Mellow Tone
* Norgran MGN 1048; Verve MGV 8139   Johnny Hodges - Castle Rock
* Norgran MGN 1009   More Of Johnny Hodges
* Mercury MGC 128; Clef MGC 128; Universal (J) UCCV-9037   Johnny Hodges - Collates #2
* Verve VK 120   Johnny Hodges - Castle Rock / Jeep's Blues
* Norgran 101   Johnny Hodges - Good Queen Bess / The Jeep Is Jumping
* Mercury 8944, 8944x45; Clef 8944, 8944x45   Johnny Hodges - Jeep's Blues / Castle Rock

Bud Powell Solo

Bud Powell (piano)
NYC, February, 1951
571-1Parisian Thoroughfare (aka Parisienne Thorofare)Mercury MGC 610; Verve VE2 2506, VSP 34, 314 521 669-2
572-1OblivionMercury MGC 610; Verve VE2 2506, 314 521 669-2
573-1Dusky 'N' Sandy (aka Dusk In Sandi)-
574-5Hallucinations (aka Budo)Mercury MGC 610; Verve VE2 2506, VSP 37, 314 521 669-2
575-2The FruitMercury MGC 610; Verve VE2 2506, 314 521 669-2
576-1A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square-
577-2Just One Of Those ThingsMercury 11083, MGC 610; Verve VE2 2506, 314 521 669-2
578-1The Last Time I Saw Paris-
* Mercury MGC 610; Clef MGC 610   Bud Powell's Moods
= Clef MGC 739; Verve MGV 8115   The Genius Of Bud Powell
* Verve VE2 2506   The Genius Of Bud Powell
* Verve VSP 34   The Jazz Legacy Of Bud Powell
* Verve VSP 37   This Was Bud Powell
* Verve 314 521 669-2   The Complete Bud Powell On Verve
* Mercury 11083, 11083x45; Clef 11083, 11083x45   Bud Powell - Just One Of Those Things / The Last Time I Saw Paris

Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Al Sears (tenor sax) Leroy Lovett (piano -1,2,4) Billy Strayhorn (piano -3) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Sonny Greer (drums)
NYC, March 3, 1951
1. 515-3 | 62VK240Castle RockMercury 8944, MGC 111; Clef MGC 639; Norgran MGN 1048; Verve VK 120, MGV 8195
2. 516-5Sophisticated LadyNorgran MGN 1004, MGN 1035
3. 517-3GlobetrotterMercury 8954, 8958, MGC 111; Norgran MGN 1048
4. 518-2A Gentle BreezeMercury 8954; Norgran MGN 1048
* Clef MGC 639   Various Artists - Our Best
* Norgran MGN 1048; Verve MGV 8139   Johnny Hodges - Castle Rock
* Verve MGV 8195   Various Artists - Verve Compendium Of Jazz #2
* Norgran MGN 1004   Johnny Hodges - Memories Of Ellington
= Norgran MGN 1092; Verve MGV 8180   Johnny Hodges - In A Mellow Tone
* Norgran MGN 1035; Verve MGV 8126   Various Artists - Alto Saxes
* Mercury MGC 111; Clef MGC 111; Universal (J) UCCV-9036   Johnny Hodges - Collates
* Verve VK 120   Johnny Hodges - Castle Rock / Jeep's Blues
* Mercury 8944, 8944x45; Clef 8944, 8944x45   Johnny Hodges - Jeep's Blues / Castle Rock
* Mercury 8954, 8954x45; Clef 8954, 8954x45   Johnny Hodges - Globetrotter / Gentle Breeze
* Mercury 8958, 8958x45; Clef 8958, 8958x45   Johnny Hodges - You Blew Out The Flame In My Heart / Globetrotter

Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra

Johnny Cappola, Dick Collins, Carlton McBeath, Al Del Simone (trumpet) Ziggy Elmer, Lewis McCreary, Dave Wells (trombone) Rene Bloch, Dick Meldonian (alto sax) Bill Holman, Eddie Wasserman (tenor sax) Charlie Barnet (tenor, soprano, alto sax) Bob Dawes (baritone sax) Claude Williamson (piano) Ed Mihelich (bass) John Markham (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 5, 1951
747-2CherokeeMercury 8981, MGC 114; Verve MGV 2007
748-1SkylinerMercury 8979, MGC 114; Verve MGV 2007
* Verve MGV 2007   Charlie Barnet - Dance Bash
* Mercury MGC 114; Clef MGC 114   Charlie Barnet Plays Charlie Barnet
* Mercury 8981, 8981x45; Clef 8981, 8981x45   Charlie Barnet - Charleston Alley / Cherokee
* Mercury 8979, 8979x45; Clef 8979, 8979x45   Charlie Barnet - Gal From Joe's / Skyliner

Slim Gaillard And His Peruvians

Dick Hyman (piano -1/3) Slim Gaillard (guitar, vocals -1/3, trumpet, trombone, tenor sax, vibes, organ, piano, guitar, bass, drums, vocals -4) Ernie Shepard (bass, vocals -1/3) Herbie Lovelle (drums -1/3) Pepe Benque (bongos -1/3)
NYC, March 5, 1951
1. 519-2Laughing In RhythmMercury 5606, MGC 126; Verve MGV 2013
2. 520-2Soony Roony-
3. 521-6Gulf Ball GussyClef unissued
4. 522GeniusNorgran EPN 56
* Verve MGV 2013   Slim Gaillard - Smorgasbord - Help Yourself!
* Mercury MGC 126; Clef MGC 126   Slim Gaillard - Mish Mash
* Norgran EPN 56   Slim Gaillard - Here He Is
* Mercury 5606, 5606x45   Slim Gaillard - Laughing In Rhythm / Sonny Roony (Song Of Yxabat)

Charlie Ventura And His Quintet

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Charlie Ventura (tenor, baritone, bass sax) Jimmy Wisner (piano) Ace Tesone (bass) Louis "Chick" Kenny (drums)
NYC, March 7, 1951
523-6AvalonMercury 8942, EPC 127, MGC 117; Norgran MGN 1073
524-1I'm Confessin'-
525-9Bugle Call RagMercury 8949, EPC 127, MGC 117; Norgran MGN 1073
526-5Rose RoomMercury 8995; Norgran MGN 1073, EPN 31, MGN 1103
527-6That Old FeelingMercury 8949, EPC 127, MGC 117; Norgran MGN 1073
528-16After You've GoneNorgran MGN 1103
* Norgran MGN 1073; Verve MGV 8163   Charlie Ventura - In A Jazz Mood
* Norgran MGN 1103   Charlie Ventura - Charley's Parley
* Mercury MGC 117; Clef MGC 117   Charlie Ventura - Collates
* Mercury EPC 127; Clef EPC 127   Charlie Ventura And His Orchestra
* Norgran EPN 31   Charlie Ventura
* Mercury 8942, 8942x45; Clef 8942, 8942x45   Charlie Ventura - Avalon / I'm Confessin'
* Mercury 8949, 8949x45; Clef 8949, 8949x45   Charlie Ventura - Bugle Call Rag / That Old Feeling
* Mercury 8995; Clef 8995   Charlie Ventura - Rose Room / Yesterdays

Lester Young Quartet

Lester Young (tenor sax) John Lewis (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, March 8, 1951
529-3A Foggy DayMercury 8946, MGC 124; Norgran MGN 1071; Verve VE2 2516
530-1In A Little Spanish TownMercury 8992, MGC 124; Norgran MGN 1071; Verve VE2 2516
531-1Let's Fall In LoveMercury 8963, MGC 124; Norgran MGN 1071; Verve MGV 8308, VE2 2516
532-2Down 'N AdamMercury 8946, MGC 124; Norgran MGN 1071; Verve MGV 8341, VE2 2516
533-1 | 62VK439Lester SwingsNorgran 138, MGN 1005; Verve MGV 8320, VE2 2516
534-1Slow Motion BluesNorgran 138, MGN 1005; Verve VE2 2516
* Norgran MGN 1071; Verve MGV 8161   Lester Young - Lester's Here
* Verve VE2 2516   Lester Young - Lester Swings
* Verve MGV 8308   The Lester Young Story
* Verve MGV 8341   Various Artists - Special College Jazz Album (complimentary record)
* Norgran MGN 1005   Lester Young - The President
= Norgran MGN 1093; Verve MGV 8181   Lester Young - Lester Swings Again
* Verve MGV 8320   Various Artists - Down Beat's Hall Of Fame, Vol. 1
* Mercury MGC 124; Clef MGC 124; Universal (J) UCCV-9045   Lester Young - Collates #2
* Mercury 8946, 8946x45; Clef 8946, 8946x45   Lester Young - A Foggy Day / Down 'N Adam
* Mercury 8992, 8992x45; Clef 8992, 8992x45   Lester Young - Deed I Do / In A Little Spanish Town
* Mercury 8963, 8963x45; Clef 8963, 8963x45   Lester Young - Thou Swell / Let's Fall In Love
* Norgran 138   Lester Young - Lester Swings / Slow Motion Blues

Flip Phillips Quintet

Bill Harris (trombone) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Dick Hyman (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, March 8, 1951
535-4Cheek To CheekMercury 8953, MGC 109 (alt.); Clef MGC 691
536-4Funky BluesClef MGC 634, MGC 691
537-5I've Got My Love To Keep Me WarmMercury 8953, MGC 133; Clef MGC 691
538-11IndianaClef MGC 634, MGC 691
539SojoroClef unissued
* Clef MGC 691; Verve MGV 8075   Flip Phillips - Flip Wails
* Clef MGC 634   The Flip Phillips-Buddy Rich Trio
* Mercury MGC 109 (alt.); Clef MGC 109; Universal (J) UCCV-9117   Flip Phillips - Collates
* Mercury MGC 133; Clef MGC 133   Flip Phillips - Collates #2
* Mercury 8953, 8953x45; Clef 8953, 8953x45   Flip Phillips - Cheek To Cheek / I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm

Charlie Parker's Jazzers

Charlie Parker (alto sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Luis Miranda (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos)
NYC, March 12, 1951
540-6My Little Suede ShoesMercury 11093, MGC 513; Verve MGV 8008, MGV 8000, VE2 2512
541-2Up Poquito De Tu AmorMercury 11092, MGC 513; Verve MGV 8008, VE2 2512
542-9Tico TicoMercury 11091, MGC 513; Verve MGV 8008, VE2 2512
543-3FiestaNorgran MGN 1035; Verve MGV 8008, VE2 2512
544-2Why Do I Love YouVerve MGV 8008
544-6--
544-7-Clef MGC 646; Verve MGV 8008, VE2 2512
* Verve MGV 8008   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #6 - Fiesta
* Verve MGV 8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve VE2 2512   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1950-1951
* Norgran MGN 1035; Verve MGV 8126   Various Artists - Alto Saxes
* Clef MGC 646   The Magnificent Charlie Parker
= Clef MGC 733   Charlie Parker - Yardbird (not released)
* Mercury MGC 513; Clef MGC 513; Universal (J) UCCV-9043   Charlie Parker Plays South Of The Border
* Mercury 11093, 11093x45; Clef 11093, 11093x45   Charlie Parker - My Little Suede Shoes / La Cucaracha
* Mercury 11092, 11092x45; Clef 11092, 11092x45   Charlie Parker - Up Poquito De Tu Amor / Mama Inez
* Mercury 11091, 11091x45; Clef 11091, 11091x45   Charlie Parker - Tico Tico / La Paloma

Illinois Jacquet Quintet

Illinois Jacquet (tenor sax) Hank Jones (piano) John Collins (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, May 24, 1951
545-4Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'Clef 89084, MGC 622, MGC 702; Verve VE2 2544
546-6Mean To Me-
547-4One-Nighter BoogieMercury 89001, MGC 129; Clef MGC 702
548-2Wrap Your Troubles In DreamsMercury 8945, MGC 112; Clef MGC 702; Verve VE2 2544
549-2Cotton TailMercury 8945, MGC 112; Clef MGC 702
550-3Weary BluesMercury 8968, MGC 112; Clef MGC 702
551-4Groovin'-
* Clef MGC 622   Jazz Moods By Illinois Jacquet
* Clef MGC 702; Verve MGV 8086   Illinois Jacquet - Groovin'
* Verve VE2 2544   Illinois Jacquet - The Cool Rage
* Mercury MGC 129; Clef MGC 129   Illinois Jacquet - Collates #2
* Mercury MGC 112; Clef MGC 112; Universal (J) UCCV-9116   Illinois Jacquet - Collates
* Clef 89084, 89084x45   Illinois Jacquet - Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin' / Mean To Me
* Mercury 89001, 89001x45; Clef 89001, 89001x45   Illinois Jacquet - One-Nighter Boogie / Port Of Rico
* Mercury 8945, 8945x45; Clef 8945, 8945x45   Illinois Jacquet - Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams / Cotton Tail
* Mercury 8968, 8968x45; Clef 8968, 8968x45   Illinois Jacquet - Groovin' / Weary Blues

Slim Gaillard And His Orchestra

Buddy Tate (tenor sax) Maceo Williams (piano) Slim Gaillard (guitar, vocals) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Smith (drums)
NYC, May 25, 1951
552-1Oh, Lady Be GoodMercury 89013; Clef MGC 138; Verve MGV 2013
553-2BabaluMercury MGC 126; Verve MGV 2013
553-5-Mercury 8950
554-2SabrosoMercury 8950, MGC 126; Verve MGV 2013
555-2Yo Yo YoClef 89075; Norgran MGN 13; Verve MGV 2013
556-1Federation BluesNorgran EPN 56
* Verve MGV 2013   Slim Gaillard - Smorgasbord - Help Yourself!
* Clef MGC 138   Slim Gaillard - Cavorts
* Mercury MGC 126; Clef MGC 126   Slim Gaillard - Mish Mash
* Norgran MGN 13   Slim Gaillard And His Musical Aggregation
* Norgran EPN 56   Slim Gaillard - Here He Is
* Mercury 89013, 89013x45; Clef 89013, 89013x45   Slim Gaillard - Oh, Lady Be Good / For You
* Mercury 8950, 8950x45; Clef 8950, 8950x45   Slim Gaillard - Babalu / Sabroso
* Clef 89075, 89075x45   Slim Gaillard - Yo Yo Yo / Chicken Rhythm

Charlie Ventura Quartet

Charlie Ventura (tenor, baritone, bass sax) Ralph Burns (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) Louis "Chick" Kenny (drums) Betty Bennett, The Blentones (vocals)
NYC, August 6, 1951
588-5There's No YouClef 89068; Norgran MGN 1073, MGN 1103
589-5Perdido-
590-4I Can't Get You Out Of My MindNorgran MGN 1073
591-4LoverNorgran 118, MGN 1021, MGN 1013, MGN 1073; Verve MGV 8194
592-6YesterdaysMercury 8995; Norgran MGN 1013, MGN 1073
* Norgran MGN 1073; Verve MGV 8163   Charlie Ventura - In A Jazz Mood
* Norgran MGN 1103   Charlie Ventura - Charley's Parley
* Norgran MGN 1021   Various Artists - Our Best, Vol. 2
* Norgran MGN 1013   Another Evening With Charlie Ventura And Mary Ann McCall
* Verve MGV 8194   Various Artists - Verve Compendium Of Jazz #1
* Clef 89068, 89068x45   Charlie Ventura - There's No You / Perdido
* Norgran 118   Charlie Ventura - Lover / Blue Prelude
* Mercury 8995; Clef 8995   Charlie Ventura - Rose Room / Yesterdays

Chico O'Farrill And His Orchestra

Roy Eldridge, Al Porcino (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Bill Harris, Ollie Wilson (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Lenny Hambro, Charlie Kennedy (alto sax) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Pete Mondello (baritone, tenor sax) Ralph Burns (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Chico O'Farrill (arranger, conductor)
NYC, August 7, 1951
593-3Dance OneClef MGC 132, MGC 699
594-3Bright One-
595-3FlamingoMercury 8966; Clef MGC 132, MGC 699
596-3Last OneClef MGC 132, MGC 699
* Clef MGC 699; Verve MGV 8083   Chico O'Farrill - Jazz North And South Of The Border
* Clef MGC 132   Chico O'Farrill Jazz
* Mercury 8966, 8966x45; Clef 8966, 8966x45   Chico O'Farrill - Flamingo / Carioca

Ralph Burns Sextet With Strings

possibly Tony Miranda (French horn) possibly Danny Bank (flute) Lee Konitz (alto sax) Ralph Burns (piano, arranger) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums) unidentified strings
NYC, August 7, 1951
601Places PleaseMercury 8971, MGC 115; Clef MGC 718
602TantallonMercury 8972, MGC 115; Clef MGC 718
603TerrisitaMercury 8971, MGC 115; Clef MGC 718
604CameoMercury 8973, MGC 115; Clef MGC 718
605Someday SomewhereMercury 8974, MGC 115; Clef MGC 718
606Spring Is-
607LilethMercury 8973, MGC 115
608Vignette At Verney'sMercury 8972, MGC 115; Clef MGC 718
* Clef MGC 718; Verve MGV 8098   Billie Holiday, Ralph Burns - Jazz Recital
* Mercury MGC 115, MGC 115x45; Clef MGC 115   Ralph Burns - The Free Forms Album
* Mercury 8971, 8971x45; Clef 8971, 8971x45   Ralph Burns - Places Please / Terrisita
* Mercury 8972, 8972x45; Clef 8972, 8972x45   Ralph Burns - Tantallon / Vignette At Verney's
* Mercury 8973, 8973x45; Clef 8973, 8973x45   Ralph Burns - Cameo / Lileth
* Mercury 8974, 8974x45; Clef 8974, 8974x45   Ralph Burns - Someday Somewhere / Spring Is

Charlie Ventura's Big Four

Charlie Ventura (tenor sax) Marty Napoleon (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, August 8, 1951
597-11After You've GoneMercury 8957, MGC 117; Norgran MGN 1075
598-1Love Is Just Around The CornerMercury 8965, MGC 117; Norgran MGN 1075
599-3Old Man RiverMercury 8957, MGC 117; Norgran MGN 1075
600-6O.H. BluesMercury 8965, MGC 117; Norgran MGN 1075
* Norgran MGN 1075; Verve MGV 8165   Charlie Ventura - Blue Saxophone
* Mercury MGC 117; Clef MGC 117   Charlie Ventura - Collates
* Mercury 8957, 8957x45; Clef 8957, 8957x45   Charlie Ventura - Old Man River / After You've Gone
* Mercury 8965, 8965x45; Clef 8965, 8965x45   Charlie Ventura - Love Is Just Around The Corner / O.H. Blues

Charlie Parker Quintet

Red Rodney (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto sax) John Lewis (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
RCA Victor's 24th Street Studios, NYC, August 8, 1951
609-4Blues For AliceClef MGC 646; Verve MGV 8010, VE2 2512
610-4Si SiMercury 11103; Clef MGC 646; Verve MGV 8010, MGV 8000, VE2 2512
611-3Swdish SchnappsVerve MGV 8010, V/V6 8409
611-4-Mercury 11103; Clef MGC 646; Verve MGV 8010, V/V6 8409, V3HB 8840, VE2 2512
612-1Back Home BluesVerve MGV 8010
612-2 | 62VK459-Mercury 11095; Clef MGC 646; Verve MGV 8010, MGV 8000, V3HB 8840, VE2 2512
613-2Lover ManMercury 11095; Clef MGC 646; Verve MGV 8010, MGV 8000, VE2 2512
* Clef MGC 646   The Magnificent Charlie Parker
= Clef MGC 733   Charlie Parker - Yardbird (not released)
* Verve MGV 8010   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #8 - Swedish Schnapps
* Verve VE2 2512   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1950-1951
* 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
* Mercury 11103, 11103x45; Clef 11103, 11103x45   Charlie Parker - Si Si / Swdish Schnapps
* Mercury 11095, 11095x45; Clef 11095, 11095x45   Charlie Parker - Back Home Blues / Lover Man

Flip Phillips Quintet

Bill Harris (trombone) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Lou Levy (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass, vocals) Joe McDonald (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 9, 1951
614-3BroadwayMercury 8960, MGC 133; Clef MGC 691
615-6SojoroClef MGC 691
616Good WorkClef unissued
617-2Apple HoneyMercury 8960, MGC 133; Clef MGC 691
618-2Wrap Your Troubles In DreamsClef MGC 691
619-2Long Island BoogieClef 89122, MGC 691
620-1StardustClef 89122, MGC 634, MGC 691
* Clef MGC 691; Verve MGV 8075   Flip Phillips - Flip Wails
* Clef MGC 634   The Flip Phillips-Buddy Rich Trio
* Mercury MGC 133; Clef MGC 133   Flip Phillips - Collates #2
* Mercury 8960, 8960x45; Clef 8960, 8960x45   Flip Phillips - Broadway / Apple Honey
* Clef 89122, 89122x45   Flip Phillips - Long Island Boogie / Stardust

Roy Eldridge Quintet

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Buddy Tate (tenor sax) Teddy Brannon (piano) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Smith (drums)
NYC, August, 1951
579-6Baby, What's The Matter With YouMercury 8996, MGC 113; Clef MGC 704
580-6Yard DogMercury 8955, MGC 113; Clef MGC 704
581-3Sweet Lorraine-
582-5Jumbo The ElephantMercury 8996, MGC 113; Clef MGC 704
* Clef MGC 704; Verve MGV 8088   Roy Eldridge - Rockin' Chair
* Mercury MGC 113; Clef MGC 113; Universal (J) UCCV-9047   Roy Eldridge - Collates
* Mercury 8996, 8996x45; Clef 8996, 8996x45   Roy Eldridge - Baby, What's The Matter With You / Jumbo The Elephant
* Mercury 8955, 8955x45; Clef 8955, 8955x45   Roy Eldridge - Yard Dog / Sweet Lorraine

Slim Gaillard And His Orchestra

unknown (trumpet) Bennie Green (trombone) unknown (alto sax) Buddy Tate (tenor sax) Maceo Williams (piano) Slim Gaillard (guitar, vocals) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Smith (drums)
NYC, August, 1951
583-2For YouMercury 89013; Clef MGC 138; Verve MGV 2013
584-2If You're So Smart, Why Ain't You RichClef rejected?
585-3Yip Roc HeresyMercury 8956; Clef MGC 138; Verve MGV 2013
586-1The Hip Cowboy-
587-2Chicken RhythmClef 89075; Norgran MGN 13; Verve MGV 2013
* Verve MGV 2013   Slim Gaillard - Smorgasbord - Help Yourself!
* Clef MGC 138   Slim Gaillard - Cavorts
* Norgran MGN 13   Slim Gaillard And His Musical Aggregation
* Mercury 89013, 89013x45; Clef 89013, 89013x45   Slim Gaillard - Oh, Lady Be Good / For You
* Mercury 8956, 8956x45; Clef 8956, 8956x45   Slim Gaillard - Yip Roc Heresy / The Hip Cowboy
* Clef 89075, 89075x45   Slim Gaillard - Yo Yo Yo / Chicken Rhythm

Chico O'Farrill And His Orchestra

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 sax) Flip Phillips, Eddie Wasserman (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) 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, September 7, 1951
621-2Tierra Va TremblaNorgran MGN 31; Verve MGV 2024
622-2Vamos Pa La Rumba-
623-2Mambo Karule-
624-3Frizilandia-
* Verve MGV 2024   Chico O'Farrill - Music From South America
* Norgran MGN 31   Chico O'Farrill

Chico O'Farrill And His Orchestra

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 sax) Flip Phillips, Eddie Wasserman (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Luis Miranda (congas) Candido, Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Bobby Escoto (vocals) Chico O'Farrill (arranger, conductor): add Bobby Escoto (vocals)
NYC, November 24, 1951
636-5Peanut VendorMercury 89019; Clef MGC 699; Norgran MGN 31; Verve MGV 2024
637-6Ill WindClef MGC 699
638-4MalaguenaMercury 89019; Clef MGC 699; Norgran MGN 31; Verve MGV 2024
639-4Mambo KumlaClef unissued
640-3CastagliaNorgran 127, MGN 31; Verve MGV 2024
641-1Havana SpecialNorgran 127, MGN 9; Verve VE2 2522
642-5CariocaMercury 8966; Clef MGC 639; Norgran MGN 31; Verve MGV 2024, MGV 8194, VE2 2522
643-2Fiesta TimeVerve VE2 2522
* Clef MGC 699; Verve MGV 8083   Chico O'Farrill - Jazz North And South Of The Border
* Verve MGV 2024   Chico O'Farrill - Music From South America
* Verve VE2 2522   Machito, Chico O'Farrill, Dizzy Gillespie - Afro-Cuban Jazz
* Clef MGC 639   Various Artists - Our Best
* Verve MGV 8194   Various Artists - Verve Compendium Of Jazz #1
* Norgran MGN 31   Chico O'Farrill
* Norgran MGN 9   Chico O'Farrill - The Second Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite
* Mercury 89019, 89019x45; Clef 89019, 89019x45   Chico O'Farrill - Peanut Vendor / Malaguena
* Norgran 127   Chico O'Farrill - Castaglia / Havana Special
* Mercury 8966, 8966x45; Clef 8966, 8966x45   Chico O'Farrill - Flamingo / Carioca

Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson (piano, vocals) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, November 25, 1951
631-4Turtle NeckARS G 415; Verve MGV 8341; Mosaic MD7-241
632-8It's Easy To RememberClef 89113, MGC 695; Mosaic MD7-241
633-6PooperClef 89113; Mosaic MD7-241
634-6Love For SaleMercury 8959, MGC 603; Mosaic MD7-241
635-5Until The Real Thing Comes AlongMercury 8959, MGC 127; Clef MGC 695; Mosaic MD7-241
* ARS G 415   Oscar Peterson - An Oscar For Peterson
* Verve MGV 8341   Various Artists - Special College Jazz Album (complimentary record)
* Clef MGC 695; Verve MGV 2045   Nostalgic Memories By Oscar Peterson
= Verve MGV 8079   Nostalgic Memories By Oscar Peterson (not released)
* Mercury MGC 603; Clef MGC 603   Oscar Peterson Plays Cole Porter
* Mosaic MD7-241   The Complete Clef/Mercury Recordings Of Oscar Peterson Trio
* Mercury MGC 127; Clef MGC 127   Oscar Peterson - Collates #2
* Clef 89113, 89113x45   Oscar Peterson - It's Easy To Remember / Pooper
* Mercury 8959, 8959x45; Clef 8959, 8959x45   Oscar Peterson - Love For Sale / Until The Real Thing Comes Along

Roy Eldridge With George Williams And His Orchestra

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) unidentified orchestra, George Williams (director)
NYC, December, 1951
644-6Basin Street BluesMercury 8962, MGC 113; Clef MGC 704
645-2I Remember Harlem-
646-4Easter ParadeMercury 8975, MGC 113; Clef MGC 704
647-3I See Everybody's Baby-
* Clef MGC 704; Verve MGV 8088   Roy Eldridge - Rockin' Chair
* Mercury MGC 113; Clef MGC 113; Universal (J) UCCV-9047   Roy Eldridge - Collates
* Mercury 8962, 8962x45; Clef 8962, 8962x45   Roy Eldridge - Basin Street Blues / I Remember Harlem
* Mercury 8975, 8975x45; Clef 8975, 8975x45   Roy Eldridge - Easter Parade / I See Everybody's Baby

Chico O'Farrill And His Orchestra

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 sax) Flip Phillips, Eddie Wasserman (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) 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
563-3AvocadoesClef MGC 131; Verve MGV 2024, VE2 2522
564-2TabooClef 89050, MGC 131; Verve MGV 2024
565-3JATP MamboMercury 8985; Clef MGC 131; Verve MGV 2024, VE2 2522
566-3DuermeClef MGC 131; Verve MGV 2024
567-2AlemendraClef MGC 131; Verve MGV 2024, VE2 2522
568-1The DisappearanceClef 89050, MGC 131; Verve MGV 2024, VE2 2522
569-2Cuban BluesMercury 8985; Clef MGC 131; Verve MGV 2024, VE2 2522
570-2Sin TituloClef MGC 131; Verve MGV 2024
* Verve MGV 2024   Chico O'Farrill - Music From South America
* Verve VE2 2522   Machito, Chico O'Farrill, Dizzy Gillespie - Afro-Cuban Jazz
* Clef MGC 131   Chico O'Farrill Afro Cuban
* Clef 89050, 89050x45   Chico O'Farrill - Taboo / The Disappearance
* Mercury 8985, 8985x45; Clef 8985, 8985x45   Chico O'Farrill - JATP Mambo / Cuban Blues