Verve Records Discography: 1952

1952

Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra

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
656-3SidewaysMercury 8961, MGC 111; Norgran MGN 1048
657-7A Pound Of BluesMercury 8961, MGC 111; Norgran MGN 1035, MGN 1048
658-3Wham!Mercury 89058; Clef MGC 151; Norgran MGN 1048, MGN 1059
659-2Who's ExcitedMercury 8977, 8977 (alt.), MGC 111; Norgran MGN 1059
* Norgran MGN 1048; Verve MGV 8139   Johnny Hodges - Castle Rock
* Norgran MGN 1035; Verve MGV 8126   Various Artists - Alto Saxes
* Norgran MGN 1059; Verve MGV 8149   Johnny Hodges - In A Tender Mood
* Mercury MGC 111; Clef MGC 111; Universal (J) UCCV 9036   Johnny Hodges - Collates
* Clef MGC 151; Norgran MGN 1   Swing With Johnny Hodges
* Mercury 8961, 8961x45; Clef 8961, 8961x45   Johnny Hodges - Sideways / A Pound Of Blues
* Mercury 89058, 89058x45; Clef 89058, 89058x45   Johnny Hodges - Wham! / Come Sunday
* Mercury 8977, 8977x45   Johnny Hodges - Who's Excited / Below The Azores
* Mercury 8977 (alt.), 8977x45 (alt.); Clef 8977, 8977x45   Johnny Hodges - Who's Excited / Sweeping The Blues Away

The Bill Harris Herd

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 BlaseMercury 8969, MGC 125; Norgran MGN 1062
649-1Bill Not Phil-
650-3D'AnjouMercury 89023, MGC 125; Norgran MGN 1062
651-4ImaginationClef 89069; Mercury MGC 125; Norgran MGN 1062
* Norgran MGN 1062; Verve MGV 8152   The Bill Harris Herd
* Mercury MGC 125; Clef MGC 125   Bill Harris - Collates
* Mercury 8969, 8969x45; Clef 8969, 8969x45   Bill Harris - You're Blase / Bill Not Phil
* Mercury 89023, 89023x45; Clef 89023, 89023x45   Bill Harris - D'Anjou / Gloomy Sunday
* Clef 89069, 89069x45   Bill Harris - Imagination / Blackstrap

Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra

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 17, 1952
660-2Sweeping The Blues AwayMercury 8977 (alt.), MGC 111; Norgran MGN 1059
661-2Day DreamNorgran MGN 1004
662-1Standing Room OnlyNorgran MGN 1059
663-4Below The AzoresMercury 8977, MGC 128; Norgran MGN 1059
* Norgran MGN 1059; Verve MGV 8149   Johnny Hodges - In A Tender Mood
* Norgran MGN 1004   Johnny Hodges - Memories Of Ellington
= Norgran MGN 1092; Verve MGV 8180   Johnny Hodges - In A Mellow Tone
* Mercury MGC 111; Clef MGC 111; Universal (J) UCCV 9036   Johnny Hodges - Collates
* Mercury MGC 128; Clef MGC 128; Universal (J) UCCV 9037   Johnny Hodges - Collates #2
* Mercury 8977 (alt.), 8977x45 (alt.); Clef 8977, 8977x45   Johnny Hodges - Who's Excited / Sweeping The Blues Away
* Mercury 8977, 8977x45   Johnny Hodges - Who's Excited / Below The Azores

Count Basie And His Orchestra

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 BluesMercury 8964, MGC 120; Clef MGC 685; Verve VE2 2542
666-4Sure Thing-
667-2Why NotMercury 8988, MGC 120; Clef MGC 685; Verve VE2 2542
668-4Fawncy Meeting You-
* Clef MGC 685; Verve MGV 8070   Count Basie - The Count
* Verve VE2 2542   Count Basie - Paradise Squat
* Mercury MGC 120; Clef MGC 120   Count Basie - Collates
* Mercury 8964, 8964x45; Clef 8964, 8964x45   Count Basie - New Basie Blues / Sure Thing
* Mercury 8988, 8988x45; Clef 8988, 8988x45   Count Basie - Why Not / Fawncy Meeting You

Charlie Parker With Joe Lippman Orchestra

Chris Griffin, Al Porcino, Bernie Privin (trumpet) Will Bradley, Bill Harris (trombone) unknown (flute, oboe) Toots Mondello, Charlie Parker, Murray Williams (alto saxophone) Art Drellinger, Hank Ross (tenor saxophone) Stan Webb (baritone saxophone) Verley Mills (harp) Lou Stein (piano) Art Ryerson (guitar) Bob Haggart (bass) Don Lamond (drums) unidentified strings, Joe Lippman (arranger, conductor)
First Ave. & East 44th St., NYC, January 22, 1952
675-2TemptationMercury 11088, MGC 609; Verve VE2 2523
676-3LoverMercury 11089, MGC 609; Verve MGV 8000, VE2 2523
677-4Autumn In New YorkMercury 11088, MGC 609; Verve V3HB 8840, VE2 2523
678-4Stella By StarlightMercury 11089, MGC 609; Verve VE2 2523
* 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 2523   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1952-1954
* Verve MGV 8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement
* Mercury 11088, 11088x45; Clef 11088, 11088x45   Charlie Parker - Autumn In New York / Temptation
* Mercury 11089, 11089x45; Clef 11089, 11089x45   Charlie Parker - Lover / Stella By Starlight

Anita O'Day With Ralph Burns' Orchestra

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 MeMercury 8967; Clef MGC 130; Norgran MGN 1049
672-3Lullaby Of The LeavesMercury 8989; Clef MGC 130; Norgran MGN 1049
673-1Rock And Roll BluesMercury 8967; Clef MGC 130; Norgran MGN 1049
674-2Love For SaleMercury 8989; Clef MGC 130; Norgran MGN 1049
* Norgran MGN 1049   Anita O'Day Sings Jazz
= Verve MGV 8140   Anita O'Day - The Lady Is A Tramp (not released)
= Verve MGV 2049   Anita O'Day - The Lady Is A Tramp
* Clef MGC 130; Universal (J) UCCV 9120   Anita O'Day - Collates
* Mercury 8967, 8967x45; Clef 8967, 8967x45   Anita O'Day - Lover Come Back To Me / Rock 'N Roll Blues
* Mercury 8989, 8989x45; Clef 8989, 8989x45   Anita O'Day - Lullaby Of The Leaves / Love For Sale

Charlie Parker Sextet

Benny Harris (trumpet -1/9,11) 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 InezMercury 11092, MGC 513; Verve MGV 8008, VE2 2523
2. 680-1La CucarachaVerve (J) J00J-29001/10
3. 680-2--
4. 680-3-Mercury 11093, MGC 513; Verve MGV 8008, VE2 2523
5. 680-4-Verve (J) J00J-29001/10
6. 681-2Estrellita-
7. 681-4--
8. 681-5--
9. 681-6-Mercury 11094, MGC 513; Verve MGV 8008, VE2 2523
10. 682-3Begin The BeguineMercury 11094, MGC 513; Verve MGV 8008, MGV 8002, VE2 2523
11. 683-1La PalomaMercury 11091, MGC 513; Verve MGV 8008, VE2 2523
* Verve MGV 8008   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #6 - Fiesta
* Verve VE2 2523   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1952-1954
* 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 513; Clef MGC 513; Universal (J) UCCV 9043   Charlie Parker Plays South Of The Border
* Mercury 11092, 11092x45; Clef 11092, 11092x45   Charlie Parker - Up Poquito De Tu Amor / Mama Inez
* Mercury 11093, 11093x45; Clef 11093, 11093x45   Charlie Parker - My Little Suede Shoes / La Cucaracha
* Mercury 11094, 11094x45; Clef 11094, 11094x45   Charlie Parker - Estrellita / Begin The Beguine
* Mercury 11091, 11091x45; Clef 11091, 11091x45   Charlie Parker - Tico Tico / La Paloma

Bulee Gaillard And His Southern Fried Orchestra

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 BluesMercury 8998, MGC 126; Verve MGV 2013
685-1I Know What To Do-
686-3Tax Payer's BluesMercury 8970, MGC 126; Verve MGV 2013
687-2Eatin' With The Boogie-
* Verve MGV 2013   Slim Gaillard - Smorgasbord: Help Yourself!
* Mercury MGC 126; Clef MGC 126   Slim Gaillard - Mish Mash
* Mercury 8998, 8998x45; Clef 8998, 8998x45   Bulee Gaillard - St. Louis Blues / I Know What To Do
* Mercury 8970, 8970x45; Clef 8970, 8970x45   Bulee Gaillard - Tax Payer's Blues / Eatin' With The Boogie

Count Basie And His Orchestra

Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Joe Newman, Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wilkins (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto, tenor saxophone) Floyd Johnson, Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Neal Hefti, Sy Oliver (arranger)
NYC, January 25, 1952
688-6Jive At FiveMercury 8987, MGC 120; Clef MGC 729; Verve VE2 2542
689-5No NameClef MGC 148, MGC 729; Verve VE2 2542
690-5Redhead-
691-5Every TubMercury 8987, MGC 120; Clef MGC 729; Verve VE2 2542
* Clef MGC 729; Verve MGV 8108   Count Basie - Basie Rides Again!
* Verve VE2 2542   Count Basie - Paradise Squat
* Mercury MGC 120; Clef MGC 120   Count Basie - Collates
* Clef MGC 148   Count Basie Big Band
* Mercury 8987, 8987x45; Clef 8987, 8987x45   Count Basie - Jive At Five / Every Tub

Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson (piano) Irving Ashby (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, January 26, 1952
692-2You Go To My HeadMercury 89006, MGC 119; Verve MGV 2004; Mosaic MD7-241
693-3They Can't Take That Away From MeMercury 89009, MGC 119; Verve MGV 2004; Mosaic MD7-241
694-3There's A Small HotelMercury 89007, MGC 119; Verve MGV 2004; Mosaic MD7-241
695-2You Turned The Tables On MeMercury 89006, MGC 119; Verve MGV 2004; Mosaic MD7-241
696-1These Foolish ThingsMercury 89008, MGC 119; Clef MGC 695; Verve MGV 2004; Mosaic MD7-241
697-2I Can't Get StartedMercury 89007, MGC 119; Verve MGV 2004; Mosaic MD7-241
698-1Blue MoonMercury 89009, MGC 119; Verve MGV 2004; Mosaic MD7-241
699-2East Of The SunMercury 89008, MGC 119; Verve MGV 2004; Mosaic MD7-241
700-1Funky BluesClef unissued, master no longer exists
* Verve MGV 2004   Pastel Moods By Oscar Peterson
* Clef MGC 695; Verve MGV 2045   Nostalgic Memories By Oscar Peterson
= Verve MGV 8079   Nostalgic Memories By Oscar Peterson (not released)
* Mosaic MD7-241   The Complete Clef/Mercury Recordings Of Oscar Peterson Trio
* Mercury MGC 119; Clef MGC 119; Universal (J) UCCV 9115   Oscar Peterson Plays Pretty
* Mercury 89006, 89006x45; Clef 89006, 89006x45   Oscar Peterson - You Go To My Head / You Turned The Tables On Me
* Mercury 89009, 89009x45; Clef 89009, 89009x45   Oscar Peterson - They Can't Take That Away From Me / Blue Moon
* Mercury 89007, 89007x45; Clef 89007, 89007x45   Oscar Peterson - There's A Small Hotel / I Can't Get Started With You
* Mercury 89008, 89008x45; Clef 89008, 89008x45   Oscar Peterson - These Foolish Things / East Of The Sun

Slim Gaillard And His Orchestra

Slim Gaillard (guitar, vocals) and others
NYC, January, 1952
669-2I Only Have Eyes For YouMercury 5792; Clef MGC 138; Verve MGV 2013
670-3As You Are-
* Verve MGV 2013   Slim Gaillard - Smorgasbord: Help Yourself!
* Clef MGC 138   Slim Gaillard - Cavorts
* Mercury 5792, 5792x45   Slim Gaillard - I Only Have Eyes For You / As You Are

Oscar Peterson Quartet

Oscar Peterson (piano, vocals) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums -1/8)
Los Angeles, CA, February 26, 1952
1. 701-1The Astaire BluesMercury MGC 116; Clef MGC 688; Mosaic MD7-241
2. 702-1Tea For TwoARS G 415; Mosaic MD7-241
3. 703-1Slow DownClef MGC 698; Mosaic MD7-241
4. 704-1Oh, Lady Be GoodClef MGC 168, MGC 688; Mosaic MD7-241
5. 705-1Body And SoulClef MGC 168, MGC 688; Norgran MGN 1036; Mosaic MD7-241
6. 706-1Stompin' At The SavoyMercury MGC 116; Clef MGC 688; Verve VSP 13; Mosaic MD7-241
7. 707-2Rough Ridin'Mercury 8976, MGC 127; Verve MGV 2032; Mosaic MD7-241
8. 708-1Just One Of Those ThingsMercury 8999, MGC 603; Mosaic MD7-241
9. 709-3Too Marvelous For WordsVerve MGV 2012; Mosaic MD7-241
10. 710-1But Not For MeMercury 8976, MGC 127; Verve MGV 2012; Mosaic MD7-241
* Clef MGC 688   The Oscar Peterson Quartet, Vol. 1
= Verve MGV 8072   The Oscar Peterson Quartet #1
* ARS G 415   Oscar Peterson - An Oscar For Peterson
* Clef MGC 698; Verve MGV 2048   An Evening With Oscar Peterson
= Verve MGV 8082   An Evening With Oscar Peterson (not released)
* Norgran MGN 1036; Verve MGV 8127   Various Artists - Piano Interpretations
* Verve VSP 13   Various Artists - Piano Modern
* Verve MGV 2032   Various Artists - Potpourri Of Jazz
* Mercury MGC 603; Clef MGC 603   Oscar Peterson Plays Cole Porter
* Verve MGV 2012   The Vocal Styling Of Oscar Peterson - Romance
* Mosaic MD7-241   The Complete Clef/Mercury Recordings Of Oscar Peterson Trio
* Mercury MGC 116; Clef MGC 116; Universal (J) UCCV 9040   The Oscar Peterson Quartet
* Clef MGC 168   The Oscar Peterson Quartet #2
* Mercury MGC 127; Clef MGC 127   Oscar Peterson - Collates #2
* Mercury 8976, 8976x45; Clef 8976, 8976x45   Oscar Peterson - Rough Ridin' / But Not For Me
* Mercury 8999, 8999x45; Clef 8999, 8999x45   Oscar Peterson - Just One Of Those Things / Willow Weep For Me

Flip Phillips And His Orchestra

Allen Smith (trumpet) Charlie Etter (trombone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Jerome Richardson (baritone saxophone) Richard Wyands (piano) Vernon Alley (bass) Earl Watkins (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February, 1952
711-5GoodbyeMercury 8978; Clef MGC 634, MGC 692
712-3Salute To Pres-
713-3Swedish PastryClef MGC 634, MGC 692
714Flippin'Clef unissued
* Clef MGC 634   The Flip Phillips-Buddy Rich Trio
* Clef MGC 692; Verve MGV 8076   Swinging With Flip Phillips And His Orchestra
* Mercury 8978, 8978x45; Clef 8978, 8978x45   Flip Phillips - Goodbye / Salute To Pres

Gene Krupa Trio

Charlie Ventura (tenor, baritone saxophone) Teddy Napoleon (piano) Gene Krupa (drums)
NYC, March 19, 1952
725-1St. Louis BluesMercury MGC 121; Clef MGC 639, MGC 703; Verve MGV 8195; Norgran MGN 1103
726-3-Mercury 8983
727-1Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm GoneMercury 8984, MGC 121; Clef MGC 703
728-1StardustMercury 8983, MGC 121; Clef MGC 703
729-1PerdidoMercury MGC 121; Clef MGC 703
730-3-Mercury 8990
731-3Fine's IdeaMercury 8990, MGC 121; Clef MGC 703
732-5 | 62VK231 | 63VK629Drum BoogieMercury 8984, MGC 121; Clef MGC 703; Verve VK 115, V/V6 8571, V/V6 8594
* Clef MGC 639   Various Artists - Our Best
* Clef MGC 703; Verve MGV 8087   Gene Krupa - Drum Boogie
* Verve MGV 8195   Various Artists - Verve Compendium Of Jazz #2
* Norgran MGN 1103   Charlie Ventura - Charley's Parley
* Verve V/V6 8571   The Essential Gene Krupa - Let Me Off Uptown
* Verve V/V6 8594   The Best Of Gene Krupa - Verve's Choice
* Mercury MGC 121; Clef MGC 121   Gene Krupa - Collates
* Verve VK 115   Gene Krupa - Disc Jockey Jump / Drum Boogie
* Mercury 8983, 8983x45; Clef 8983, 8983x45   Gene Krupa - St. Louis Blues / Stardust
* Mercury 8984, 8984x45; Clef 8984, 8984x45   Gene Krupa - Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone / Drum Boogie
* Mercury 8990, 8990x45; Clef 8990, 8990x45   Gene Krupa - Perdido / Fine's Idea

The Bill Harris Herd

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
733-6BlackstrapClef 89069; Mercury MGC 125; Norgran MGN 1062
734-1Gloomy SundayMercury 89023, MGC 125; Norgran MGN 1062
735-4BijouMercury 8997, MGC 125; Norgran MGN 1062
736-2Poogerini-
* Norgran MGN 1062; Verve MGV 8152   The Bill Harris Herd
* Mercury MGC 125; Clef MGC 125   Bill Harris - Collates
* Clef 89069, 89069x45   Bill Harris - Imagination / Blackstrap
* Mercury 89023, 89023x45; Clef 89023, 89023x45   Bill Harris - D'Anjou / Gloomy Sunday
* Mercury 8997, 8997x45; Clef 8997, 8997x45   Bill Harris - Bijou / Poogerini

Flip Phillips And His Orchestra

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 MeClef MGC 158, MGC 692
750-3I'm Puttin' All My Eggs In One BasketClef 89111, MGC 158, MGC 692
751-2Singin' In The Rain-
752-2GinaClef MGC 158, MGC 692
* Clef MGC 692; Verve MGV 8076   Swinging With Flip Phillips And His Orchestra
* Clef MGC 158   Jumping Moods With Flip Phillips
* Clef 89111, 89111x45   Flip Phillips - I'm Puttin' All My Eggs In One Basket / Singin' In The Rain

Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra

Russell Jacquet, Joe Newman, Elmon Wright, Lammar Wright (trumpet) Henry Coker, Matthew Gee (trombone) Ernie Henry, Earl Warren (alto saxophone) Lowell Hastings, Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone) John Acea (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Al Lucas (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums) A.K. Salim (arranger)
NYC, March 21, 1952
753-5Boot 'Em UpClef 89073, MGC 622, MGC 700; Verve VE2 2544
754-7BluesitisMercury 8993, MGC 129; Clef MGC 700; Verve VE2 2544
755-3Swinging Home-
* Clef MGC 622   Jazz Moods By Illinois Jacquet
* Clef MGC 700; Verve MGV 8084   Illinois Jacquet - Jazz Moode
* Verve VE2 2544   Illinois Jacquet - The Cool Rage
* Mercury MGC 129; Clef MGC 129   Illinois Jacquet - Collates #2
* Clef 89073, 89073x45   Illinois Jacquet - On The Sunny Side Of The Street / Boot 'Em Up
* Mercury 8993, 8993x45; Clef 8993, 8993x45   Illinois Jacquet - Bluesitis / Swinging Home

Chico O'Farrill And His Orchestra

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 WaveClef MGC 132, MGC 699
738-2It Ain't Necessarily SoMercury 8986; Clef MGC 132, MGC 699
739-3Guess What-
740-2Cry Baby BluesClef 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 8986, 8986x45; Clef 8986, 8986x45   Chico O'Farrill - It Ain't Necessarily So / Guess What

Charlie Parker With Joe Lippman Orchestra

Jimmy Maxwell, Carl Pool, Al Porcino, Bernie Privin (trumpet) Bill Harris, Lou McGarity (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Charlie Parker, Harry Terrill, Murray Williams (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips, Hank Ross (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Joe Lippman (arranger, conductor)
First Ave. & East 44th St., NYC, March 25, 1952
756-5Night And DayMercury 11096, MGC 609; Verve VE2 2523
757-4Almost Like Being In LoveMercury 11102, MGC 609; Verve VE2 2523
758-1I Can't Get StartedMercury 11096, MGC 609; Verve VE2 2523
759-5 | 62VK453What Is This Thing Called LoveMercury 11102, MGC 609; Verve MGV 8000, PR 2-3, VE2 2523
* 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 2523   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1952-1954
* Verve MGV 8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve PR 2-3   Various Artists - Greatest Names In Jazz
* Mercury 11096, 11096x45; Clef 11096, 11096x45   Charlie Parker - Night And Day / I Can't Get Started
* Mercury 11102, 11102x45; Clef 11102, 11102x45   Charlie Parker - Almost Like Being In Love / What Is This Thing Called Love

Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Barney Richmond (bass) Joe Marshall (drums)
San Francisco, CA, March 25, 1952
760-4TenderlyMercury 89000, MGC 128; Norgran MGN 1059
761-5Sweet Georgia BrownNorgran MGN 1059
762-3Duke's Blues, Part 1&2Mercury 89018, MGC 128; Norgran MGN 1059
763-6Tea For TwoMercury 8991, MGC 128; Norgran MGN 1059
* Norgran MGN 1059; Verve MGV 8149   Johnny Hodges - In A Tender Mood
* Mercury MGC 128; Clef MGC 128; Universal (J) UCCV 9037   Johnny Hodges - Collates #2
* Mercury 89000, 89000x45; Clef 89000, 89000x45   Johnny Hodges - What's I'm Gotchere / Tenderly
* Mercury 89018, 89018x45; Clef 89018, 89018x45   Johnny Hodges - Duke's Blues, Part 1&2
* Mercury 8991, 8991x45; Clef 8991, 8991x45   Johnny Hodges - Tea For Two / Rosanne

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

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 SunMercury 89005, MGC 118; Clef MGC 690; Verve VE2 2503
765-1Blue MoonMercury 89004, MGC 118; Clef MGC 690; Verve VE2 2503, 2V6S 8816
766-1You Go To My HeadMercury 89004, MGC 118; Clef MGC 690; Verve VE2 2503, MGV 8338-2, V6 8808
767-2You Turned The Tables On MeMercury MGC 118; Clef MGC 690; Verve VE2 2503
767-5-Mercury 89003
768-1Easy To LoveMercury 89003, MGC 118; Clef MGC 690; Verve VE2 2503, MGV 8338-2, 2V6S 8816
769-3These Foolish ThingsMercury 89002, MGC 118; Clef MGC 690; Verve V 10181, VE2 2503, MGV 8338-2, V6 8808
770-3I Only Have Eyes For YouMercury 89002, MGC 118; Clef MGC 690; Verve VE2 2503, 2V6S 8816
771-1SolitudeMercury 89005, MGC 118; Clef MGC 690; Verve VE2 2503, MGV 8338-2, V6 8808
* Clef MGC 690; Verve MGV 8074   Songs By Billie Holiday - Solitude
* Verve VE2 2503   Billie Holiday - The First Verve Sessions
* Verve 2V6S 8816   The History Of Billie Holiday
* Verve MGV 8338-2   Billie Holiday - The Unforgettable Lady Day
* Verve V6 8808   The Best Of Billie Holiday
* Mercury MGC 118, MGC 118x45; Clef MGC 118; Universal (J) UCCV 9032   Billie Holiday Sings
* Verve V 10181   Billie Holiday - Strange Fruit / These Foolish Things
* Mercury 89005, 89005x45; Clef 89005, 89005x45   Billie Holiday - East Of The Sun / Solitude
* Mercury 89004, 89004x45; Clef 89004, 89004x45   Billie Holiday - Blue Moon / You Go To My Head
* Mercury 89003, 89003x45; Clef 89003, 89003x45   Billie Holiday - You Turned The Tables On Me / Easy To Love
* Mercury 89002, 89002x45; Clef 89002, 89002x45   Billie Holiday - These Foolish Things / I Only Have Eyes For You

Nick Esposito Sextet

Bennie Green (trombone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Nick Esposito (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
San Francisco, CA, March, 1952
772-5Empty Ballroom BluesMercury 89010; Verve (J) 70MJ-3234/37
773-8CherryClef 89053; Verve (J) 70MJ-3234/37
774-2San Francisco Blues-
775-5Love Is Just Around The CornerMercury 89010; Verve (J) 70MJ-3234/37
* Verve (J) 70MJ-3234/37   Various Artists - The Verve Collection
* Mercury 89010, 89010x45; Clef 89010, 89010x45   Nick Esposito - Empty Ballroom Blues / Love Is Just Around The Corner
* Clef 89053, 89053x45   Nick Esposito - Cherry / San Francisco Blues

Flip Phillips Sextet

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 YouMercury 8994; Clef MGC 158, MGC 692
777-13CottontailMercury 89022; Clef MGC 158, MGC 692
778-2Blues For The Midgets-
779-2What Is This Thing Called LoveMercury 8994; Clef MGC 158, MGC 692
* Clef MGC 692; Verve MGV 8076   Swinging With Flip Phillips And His Orchestra
* Clef MGC 158   Jumping Moods With Flip Phillips
* Mercury 8994, 8994x45; Clef 8994, 8994x45   Flip Phillips - If I Had You / What Is This Thing Called Love
* Mercury 89022, 89022x45; Clef 89022, 89022x45   Flip Phillips - Cottontail / Blues For The Midgets

Al Hibbler

Emmett Berry, Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) unknown (flute) Johnny Hodges, unknown (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone) Teddy Brannon (piano) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, April 1, 1952
780-2PleaseMercury 89011; Norgran MGN 4; Verve MGV 4000
781-3Believe It, Beloved-
782-3There Is No Greater LoveMercury 89046; Norgran MGN 4; Verve MGV 4000
783-5It Must Be True-
* Verve MGV 4000   Al Hibbler Sings Love Songs
* Norgran MGN 4   Al Hibbler Favorites
* Mercury 89011, 89011x45; Clef 89011, 89011x45   Al Hibbler/Johnny Hodges - Please / Believe It, Beloved
* Mercury 89046, 89046x45; Clef 89046, 89046x45   Al Hibbler/Johnny Hodges - There Is No Greater Love / It Must Be True

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

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 YoursClef MGC 161, MGC 690; Verve MGV 8338-2, VE2 2503
785-4Love For SaleClef MGC 161, MGC 690; Verve 2V6S 8816, VE2 2503
786-4MoonglowClef MGC 161, MGC 690; Verve MGV 8338-2, VE2 2503
787-3TenderlyClef 89064, MGC 144, MGC 690; Verve VE2 2503
788-1If The Moon Turns GreenClef 89108
788-2-Clef MGC 161, MGC 686; Verve MGV 8338-2, VE2 2503
789-2(You Forgot To) RememberClef 89096
789-3-Clef MGC 144, MGC 686; Verve MGV 8338-2, VE2 2503
790-1Autumn In New YorkClef MGC 161, MGC 686; Verve VE2 2503
790-7-Clef 89108
* Clef MGC 690; Verve MGV 8074   Songs By Billie Holiday - Solitude
* Verve MGV 8338-2   Billie Holiday - The Unforgettable Lady Day
* Verve VE2 2503   Billie Holiday - The First Verve Sessions
* Verve 2V6S 8816   The History Of Billie Holiday
* Clef MGC 686; Verve MGV 8027   A Recital By Billie Holiday
* Clef MGC 161; Universal (J) UCCV 9031   Billie Holiday
* Clef MGC 144; Universal (J) UCCV 9119   An Evening With Billie Holiday
* Clef 89064, 89064x45   Billie Holiday - Tenderly / Stormy Weather
* Clef 89108, 89108x45   Billie Holiday - If The Moon Turns Green / Autumn In New York
* Clef 89096, 89096x45   Billie Holiday - (You Forgot To) Remember / I Can't Face The Music

Woody Herman And His Orchestra

Roy Caton, Don Fagerquist, John Howell, Jack Scarda (trumpet) Carl Fontana, Jack Green, Urbie Green (trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto saxophone, vocals) Dick Hafer, Arno Marsh, Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Sam Staff (baritone saxophone, flute) Nat Pierce (piano, celeste) Chubby Jackson (bass) Sonny Igoe (drums)
NYC, May 30, 1952
P47506Blues In AdvanceMars M 100; Verve MGV 2030
P47507Jump In LineMars M 200; Verve MGV 2030
P47508 | 63VK535TerrisitaMars M 100; Verve MGV 8216
P47509 | 63VK541Stompin' At The SavoyMars M 200; Verve MGV 8207, MGV 8216
* Verve MGV 2030   Woody Herman - Early Autumn
* Verve MGV 8216   Woody Herman - Men From Mars
= Verve V/V6 8558   Woody Herman - Hey! Heard The Herd
* Verve MGV 8207   Various Artists - Here Come The Swinging Bands
* Mars M 100   Woody Herman - Blues In Advance / Terrisita
* Mars M 200   Woody Herman - Jump In Line / Stompin' At The Savoy

Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson (piano, vocals) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, May or June, 1952
791-8That Makes A Difference To MeMosaic MD7-241
792-5Autumn In New York-
793-1Little Boy (Pettiford's Tune)Clef 89139; Mosaic MD7-241
794-5You Go To My HeadMosaic MD7-241
795-6Thou SwellClef MGC 624; Mosaic MD7-241
796-3Willow Weep For MeMercury 8999; Clef MGC 694; Mosaic MD7-241
796-4-Mosaic MD7-241
797-1Minor Blues-
* Clef MGC 624   Oscar Peterson Plays Richard Rodgers
* Clef MGC 694; Verve MGV 2044   Recital By Oscar Peterson
= Verve MGV 8078   Recital By Oscar Peterson (not released)
* Mosaic MD7-241   The Complete Clef/Mercury Recordings Of Oscar Peterson Trio
* Clef 89139, 89139x45   Oscar Peterson - Minor Blues / Pettiford's Tune
* Mercury 8999, 8999x45; Clef 8999, 8999x45   Oscar Peterson - Just One Of Those Things / Willow Weep For Me

Gene Krupa Trio At JATP

Charlie Ventura (tenor, baritone saxophone) Teddy Napoleon (piano) Gene Krupa (drums)
live in NYC, June, 1952
The Man I LoveMercury MGC 500
* Mercury MGC 500; Clef MGC 600; Verve MGV 8031   The Gene Krupa Trio At JATP

Woody Herman And His Orchestra

Roy Caton, Don Fagerquist, Lee Fortier, John Howell (trumpet) Carl Fontana, Jack Green, Urbie Green (trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto saxophone, vocals) Dick Hafer, Arno Marsh, Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Sam Staff (baritone saxophone, flute) Nat Pierce (piano, celeste) Chubby Jackson (bass) Sonny Igoe (drums) Dolly Houston (vocals)
NYC, July 7, 1952
P47512Early AutumnMars M 300; Verve MGV 2030
P47513 | 63VK542Celestial BluesMars M 300; Verve MGV 8216
P47514Baby ClementineMars M 400; Verve MGV 2030
P47515 | 63VK536PerdidoMars M 400; Verve MGV 8207, MGV 8216
P47516 | 63VK539Moten StompMars M 900; Verve MGV 8216, PR 2-3
P47517Singin' In The RainClef MGC 745
* Verve MGV 2030   Woody Herman - Early Autumn
* Verve MGV 8216   Woody Herman - Men From Mars
= Verve V/V6 8558   Woody Herman - Hey! Heard The Herd
* Verve MGV 8207   Various Artists - Here Come The Swinging Bands
* Verve PR 2-3   Various Artists - Greatest Names In Jazz
* Clef MGC 745; Verve MGV 8014   Woody Herman - Jazz The Utmost!
* Mars M 300   Woody Herman - Early Autumn / Celestial Blues
* Mars M 400   Woody Herman - Baby Clementine / Perdido
* Mars M 900   Woody Herman - Moten Stomp / Beau Jazz

Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra

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
853-5DurangoMercury 89015; Clef MGC 139
854-7St. Louis BluesClef MGC 139; Verve MGV 2007
855-3Swingin' Down The LaneClef 89049, MGC 139; Verve MGV 2007
856-5Who's Sorry NowClef MGC 139; Verve MGV 2007
857-9Let's Blow The BluesMercury 89015; Clef MGC 139; Verve MGV 2007
858-1Fur Trapper's BoogieMercury 89016; Clef MGC 139; Verve MGV 2007
* Verve MGV 2007   Charlie Barnet - Dance Bash
* Clef MGC 139   Dance With Charlie Barnet
* Mercury 89015, 89015x45; Clef 89015, 89015x45   Charlie Barnet - Durango / Let's Blow The Blues
* Clef 89049, 89049x45   Charlie Barnet - Swingin' Down The Lane / Rhubarb
* Mercury 89016, 89016x45; Clef 89016, 89016x45   Charlie Barnet - Fur Trapper's Boogie / Wosey Posey

Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra

Wayne Nichols, Al Porcino, Doc Severinsen, Charlie Shavers, Dick Sherman (trumpet) Dick Kenney, Obie Massingill, John Soltaine (trombone) Dick Paladino, Stan Seckler (alto saxophone) Kurt Bloom, Ray Norman (tenor saxophone) Charlie Barnet (tenor, soprano, alto saxophone) Don Davidson (baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Bob Peterson (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Al Cohn, Andy Gibson, Gene Roland (arranger): same personnel
NYC, July 10, 1952
859-3RhubarbClef 89049, MGC 139; Verve MGV 2007
860-3Rose RoomClef MGC 638
861-6I Love You-
862-8Wosey PoseyMercury 89016; Clef MGC 139; Verve MGV 2007
863-3Sleepy Time GalClef MGC 638
864-6Keep The Home Fires Burning-
* Verve MGV 2007   Charlie Barnet - Dance Bash
* Clef MGC 638   Charlie Barnet - One Night Stand
= Verve MGV 2027   Charlie Barnet - Dancing Party
* Clef MGC 139   Dance With Charlie Barnet
* Clef 89049, 89049x45   Charlie Barnet - Swingin' Down The Lane / Rhubarb
* Mercury 89016, 89016x45; Clef 89016, 89016x45   Charlie Barnet - Fur Trapper's Boogie / Wosey Posey

Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra

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
798-4For This Is My Night Of LoveNorgran MGN 1024
799-1What's I'm GotchereMercury 89000, MGC 128; Norgran MGN 1059
800-1I Got It Bad And That Ain't GoodNorgran MGN 1004
801-8Nothin' YetNorgran MGN 1059
* Norgran MGN 1024   Johnny Hodges - Dance Bash
= Norgran MGN 1091; Verve MGV 8179   Johnny Hodges - Perdido
* Norgran MGN 1059; Verve MGV 8149   Johnny Hodges - In A Tender Mood
* Norgran MGN 1004   Johnny Hodges - Memories Of Ellington
= Norgran MGN 1092; Verve MGV 8180   Johnny Hodges - In A Mellow Tone
* Mercury MGC 128; Clef MGC 128; Universal (J) UCCV 9037   Johnny Hodges - Collates #2
* Mercury 89000, 89000x45; Clef 89000, 89000x45   Johnny Hodges - What's I'm Gotchere / Tenderly

Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Red Callender (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 1952
806-6RosanneMercury 8991, MGC 128; Norgran MGN 1061
807-5This Love Of MineNorgran 143, MGN 1024
808-5Hodge PodgeClef MGC 151; Norgran MGN 1061
809-1JappaClef 89086, MGC 151; Norgran MGN 1061
* Norgran MGN 1061; Verve MGV 8151   Johnny Hodges - The Blues
* Norgran MGN 1024   Johnny Hodges - Dance Bash
= Norgran MGN 1091; Verve MGV 8179   Johnny Hodges - Perdido
* Mercury MGC 128; Clef MGC 128; Universal (J) UCCV 9037   Johnny Hodges - Collates #2
* Clef MGC 151; Norgran MGN 1   Swing With Johnny Hodges
* Mercury 8991, 8991x45; Clef 8991, 8991x45   Johnny Hodges - Tea For Two / Rosanne
* Norgran 143   Johnny Hodges - This Love Of Mine / Al Hibbler - Every Hour On The Hour
* Clef 89086, 89086x45   Johnny Hodges - Jappa / The Sheik Of Araby

Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra

Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Count Basie (organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Jimmy Crawford (drums)
NYC, July 22, 1952
818-3Lean BabyMercury 89021
818-4 | 62VK217-Mercury MGC 129; Clef MGC 701; Verve VK 108, VE2 2544
819-6Somewhere Along The WayMercury MGC 129; Clef MGC 701; Verve VE2 2544
820-8The Cool RageMercury 89021, MGC 129; Clef MGC 701; Verve VE2 2544
821-3 | 62VK216Port Of RicoMercury 89001, MGC 129; Clef MGC 701; Verve VK 108, VE2 2544; Clef MGC 639; Verve MGV 8194
* Clef MGC 701; Verve MGV 8085   Illinois Jacquet - Port Of Rico
* Verve VE2 2544   Illinois Jacquet - The Cool Rage
* Clef MGC 639   Various Artists - Our Best
* Verve MGV 8194   Various Artists - Verve Compendium Of Jazz #1
* Mercury MGC 129; Clef MGC 129   Illinois Jacquet - Collates #2
* Verve VK 108   Illinois Jacquet - Port Of Rico / Lean Baby
* Mercury 89021, 89021x45; Clef 89021, 89021x45   Illinois Jacquet - Lean Baby / The Cool Rage
* Mercury 89001, 89001x45; Clef 89001, 89001x45   Illinois Jacquet - One-Nighter Boogie / Port Of Rico

Count Basie And His Orchestra

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) Oscar Peterson (piano -16) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Ray Brown (bass -16) Gus Johnson (drums) Bixie Crawford (vocals -6,7) Buck Clayton, Andy Gibson, Buster Harding, Nat Pierce, Don Redman, A.K. Salim (arranger)
NYC, July 22 & 23, 1952
1. 822-6Jack And JillClef MGC 148, MGC 685; Verve VE2 2542
2. 823-2BreadClef 89085, MGC 633, MGC 729; Verve VE2 2542
3. 824-7There's A Small HotelClef 89070, MGC 633, MGC 729; Verve V3HB 8850, VE2 2542
4. 825-2Hob Nail BoogieMercury 89014, MGC 120; Clef MGC 685; Verve VE2 2542
5. 826-4Basie TalksClef MGC 148, MGC 685; Verve VE2 2542
6. 827-2Paradise SquatClef MGC 639; Verve MGV 8195, V/V6 8407, V/V6 8487, VE2 2542
7. 827-3-Mercury 89014, MGC 120; Clef MGC 685; Verve VE2 2542
8. 828-1U.F.O.Verve VE2 2542
9. 828-5Like A Ship At Sea-
10. 829-3BunnyClef MGC 148, MGC 685; Verve VE2 2542
11. 830-5Tippin' On The Q.T.Clef 89085, MGC 148; Verve VE2 2542
12. 831-3Blee Blop Blues (Tippin' On The Q.T.)Clef 89070, MGC 633, MGC 729; Verve V/V6 8407, V3HB 8850, VE2 2542
13. 832-5Cash BoxClef MGC 148, MGC 685; Verve VE2 2542
14. 833-4Bootsie-
15. 834-2Tom Whaley-
16. 836-5Be My GuestClef MGC 633, MGC 729; Verve V3HB 8850, VE2 2542
17. 837-2You're Not The Kind (Blee Blop Blues)Clef MGC 633, MGC 729, MGC 647, MGC 723; Verve VE2 2542
* Clef MGC 685; Verve MGV 8070   Count Basie - The Count
* Verve VE2 2542   Count Basie - Paradise Squat
* Clef MGC 633   Count Basie - Basie Jazz
* Clef MGC 729; Verve MGV 8108   Count Basie - Basie Rides Again!
* Verve V3HB 8850   Count Basie - Return Engagement
* Clef MGC 639   Various Artists - Our Best
* Verve MGV 8195   Various Artists - Verve Compendium Of Jazz #2
* Verve V/V6 8407   The Essential Count Basie
* Verve V/V6 8487   unknown artists - unknown title
* Clef MGC 647   Count Basie Dance Session #2
* Clef MGC 723; Verve MGV 8018   Count Basie - Basie Roars Again
* Clef MGC 148   Count Basie Big Band
* Mercury MGC 120; Clef MGC 120   Count Basie - Collates
* Clef 89085, 89085x45   Count Basie - Bread / Tippin' On The Q.T.
* Clef 89070, 89070x45   Count Basie - There's A Small Hotel / Blee Blop Blues (Tippin' On The Q.T.)
* Mercury 89014, 89014x45; Clef 89014, 89014x45   Count Basie - Paradise Squat / Hob Nail Boogie

Count Basie Septet

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone -1) Oscar Peterson (piano -1, organ -2) Count Basie (organ -1, piano -2) Freddie Green (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, July 22 & 23, 1952
1. 835-7Blues For The Count And OscarClef MGC 633, MGC 729; Verve V3HB 8850, VE2 2542
2. 838-2Extended BluesClef MGC 633, MGC 706; Verve V3HB 8850, VE2 2542
* Clef MGC 633   Count Basie - Basie Jazz
* Clef MGC 729; Verve MGV 8108   Count Basie - Basie Rides Again!
* Verve V3HB 8850   Count Basie - Return Engagement
* Verve VE2 2542   Count Basie - Paradise Squat
* Clef MGC 706; Verve MGV 8090   Count Basie - The Swinging Count

Barney Kessel Quartet

Barney Kessel, Jim Wyble (guitar) Morty Corb (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 23, 1952
810-5Heat WaveClef 89054; Norgran MGN 1033
811-2East Of The Sun-
812-8All The Things You AreNorgran MGN 1033
813-8Crazy Rhythm-
* Norgran MGN 1033; Verve MGV 8124   Various Artists - Swing Guitars
* Clef 89054, 89054x45   Barney Kessel - Heat Wave / East Of The Sun

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

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 ManClef 89089, MGC 144, MGC 686; Verve V6 8808, VE2 2503
840-4Lover Come Back To MeMercury 89037; Clef MGC 144, MGC 686; Verve MGV 8338-2, VE2 2503
841-3Stormy WeatherClef 89064, MGC 144, MGC 686; Verve VE2 2503
842-2YesterdaysMercury 89037; Clef MGC 144, MGC 686, MGC 639; Verve MGV 8338-2, 2V6S 8816, VE2 2503
843-2He's Funny That WayClef MGC 144, MGC 686; Verve MGV 8338-2, V6 8808, VE2 2503
843-6-Clef 89089
844-3I Can't Face The MusicClef 89096, MGC 144, MGC 686; Verve MGV 8338-2, VE2 2503
* Clef MGC 686; Verve MGV 8027   A Recital By Billie Holiday
* Verve V6 8808   The Best Of Billie Holiday
* Verve VE2 2503   Billie Holiday - The First Verve Sessions
* Verve MGV 8338-2   Billie Holiday - The Unforgettable Lady Day
* Clef MGC 639   Various Artists - Our Best
* Verve 2V6S 8816   The History Of Billie Holiday
* Clef MGC 144; Universal (J) UCCV 9119   An Evening With Billie Holiday
* Clef 89089, 89089x45   Billie Holiday - My Man / He's Funny That Way
* Mercury 89037, 89037x45; Clef 89037, 89037x45   Billie Holiday - Lover Come Back To Me / Yesterdays
* Clef 89064, 89064x45   Billie Holiday - Tenderly / Stormy Weather
* Clef 89096, 89096x45   Billie Holiday - (You Forgot To) Remember / I Can't Face The Music

Anita O'Day

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 BluesMercury 89012; Clef MGC 130; Norgran MGN 1049
815-3Speak LowClef 89074, MGC 130; Norgran MGN 1049
816-5The Lady Is A TrampMercury 89012; Clef MGC 130; Norgran MGN 1049
817-2Strawberry MoonClef 89074, MGC 130; Norgran MGN 1049
* Norgran MGN 1049   Anita O'Day Sings Jazz
= Verve MGV 8140   Anita O'Day - The Lady Is A Tramp (not released)
= Verve MGV 2049   Anita O'Day - The Lady Is A Tramp
* Clef MGC 130; Universal (J) UCCV 9120   Anita O'Day - Collates
* Mercury 89012, 89012x45; Clef 89012, 89012x45   Anita O'Day - No Soap, No Hope Blues / The Lady Is A Tramp
* Clef 89074, 89074x45   Anita O'Day - Speak Low / Strawberry Moon

Slim Gaillard And His Orchestra

Slim Gaillard (guitar, vocals) and others
NYC, July, 1952
849-6Make It DoNorgran MGN 13
850-14You Goofed-
851-1I Can't Give You Anything But LoveNorgran MGN 13; Verve MGV 2013
852-2This Is My SongNorgran MGN 13
* Verve MGV 2013   Slim Gaillard - Smorgasbord: Help Yourself!
* Norgran MGN 13   Slim Gaillard And His Musical Aggregation

Norman Granz' Jam Session

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Benny Carter, Johnny Hodges, Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips, Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, July, 1952
802-2Jam BluesMercury MGC 601; Verve VE2 2508
803-3What Is This Thing Called LoveMercury MGC 602; Verve VE2 2508
804-2Ballad MedleyMercury MGC 601; Verve MGV 8002, VE2 2508
805-2Funky BluesMercury MGC 602; Verve V/V6 8409, V3HB 8840, VE2 2508
* Mercury MGC 601; Clef MGC 4001, MGC 601, MGC 651; Verve MGV 8049   Norman Granz' Jam Session #1
* Verve VE2 2508   Norman Granz' Jam Session - The Charlie Parker Sides
* Mercury MGC 602; Clef MGC 4002, MGC 602, MGC 652; Verve MGV 8050   Norman Granz' Jam Session #2
= Verve V/V6 8486   Various Artists - Funky Blues
* Verve MGV 8002   The Charlie Parker Story #3
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve V/V6 8409   The Essential Charlie Parker
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement

Lester Young With Oscar Peterson Trio

Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, August 4, 1952
883-2Ad Lib BluesNorgran MGN 5, MGN 1054; Verve V3HB 8849, VE2 2502
884-1Just You, Just MeNorgran MGN 5, MGN 1054; Verve VSP 27, VE2 2502
885-1Tea For TwoNorgran MGN 6, MGN 1054; Verve VE2 2502
886-1IndianaNorgran MGN 6, MGN 1054; Verve V3HB 8849, VE2 2502
887-1These Foolish ThingsNorgran MGN 1005; Verve VE2 2502
888-2I Can't Get StartedMercury 89045; Norgran MGN 5, MGN 1054; Verve V3HB 8849, VE2 2502
889-1StardustNorgran MGN 1005; Verve VE2 2502
890-3(It Takes) Two To TangoClef unissued
891-1On The Sunny Side Of The StreetMercury 89045; Norgran MGN 6, MGN 1054; Verve VE2 2502
892-3Almost Like Being In LoveMercury 89027; Norgran MGN 5, MGN 1054; Verve VE2 2502
893-4I Can't Give You Anything But LoveClef 89100; Norgran MGN 1005; Verve VE2 2502
894-1There'll Never Be Another YouMercury 89027; Norgran MGN 6, MGN 1054; Verve V3HB 8849, VE2 2502
895-2I'm Confessin' (That I Love You)Clef 89100; Norgran MGN 1005; Verve VE2 2502
* Norgran MGN 1054; Verve MGV 8144   Lester Young - The Pres-Ident Plays With The Oscar Peterson Trio
* Verve V3HB 8849   Lester Young - Return Engagement
* Verve VE2 2502   Lester Young/Teddy Wilson/Oscar Peterson - Pres And Teddy And Oscar
* Verve VSP 27   Lester Young - Pres And His Cabinet
* Norgran MGN 1005   Lester Young - The President
= Norgran MGN 1093; Verve MGV 8181   Lester Young - Lester Swings Again
* Norgran MGN 5   Lester Young With The Oscar Peterson Trio #2
* Norgran MGN 6   Lester Young With The Oscar Peterson Trio #1
* Mercury 89045, 89045x45; Clef 89045, 89045x45   Lester Young - On The Sunny Side Of The Street / I Can't Get Started
* Mercury 89027, 89027x45; Clef 89027, 89027x45   Lester Young - Almost Like Being In Love / There'll Never Be Another You
* Clef 89100, 89100x45   Lester Young - I Can't Give You Anything But Love / I'm Confessin' (That I Love You)

Count Basie And His Orchestra

Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wilkins (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto, tenor saxophone) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Jimmy Lewis (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Bixie Crawford (vocals)
"Shrine Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, September 12, 1952
One O'Clock JumpClef unissued
Why Not-
Every Tub-
Jive At Five-
Bread-
You're Not The Kind-
Blee Blop Blues-
An Afternoon With Les Hite-
Paradise Squat-
K.C. Organ Blues-
Like A Ship At Sea-
That's My Guy-
unknown title-
Rock-A-Bye Basie-
Little Pony-
One O'Clock Jump-

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Roy Eldridge, Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips, Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 13, 1952
Jam Session BluesMercury MG VOL.15
The Trumpet Battle-
Ballad Medley-
PerdidoMercury MG VOL.15; Verve MGV 8369, VSP 40
CottontailMercury MG VOL.15; Verve 2V6S 8818, MGV 8368, VSP 40
* Mercury MG VOL.15; Clef MG VOL.15   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 15
= Verve MG VOL.8   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 8
* Verve MGV 8369   Gene Krupa/Buddy Rich - The Drum Battle
= Verve V/V6 8484   Gene Krupa/Buddy Rich - The Original Drum Battle
* Verve VSP 40   Buddy Rich At JATP
* Verve 2V6S 8818   Various Artists - We Love You Madly - A Tribute To Duke Ellington
* Verve MGV 8368   The Oscar Peterson Trio At The JATP

Gene Krupa Trio At JATP

Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Gene Krupa (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 13, 1952
IdahoMercury MG VOL.15; Verve MGV 8369
Sophisticated Lady-
Flying Home-
Drum Boogie-
* Mercury MG VOL.15; Clef MG VOL.15   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 15
= Verve MG VOL.8   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 8
* Verve MGV 8369   Gene Krupa/Buddy Rich - The Drum Battle
= Verve V/V6 8484   Gene Krupa/Buddy Rich - The Original Drum Battle

Gene Krupa And Buddy Rich At JATP

Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 13, 1952
The Drum BattleMercury MG VOL.15; Verve MGV 8369, VSP 40
* Mercury MG VOL.15; Clef MG VOL.15   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 15
= Verve MG VOL.8   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 8
* Verve MGV 8369   Gene Krupa/Buddy Rich - The Drum Battle
= Verve V/V6 8484   Gene Krupa/Buddy Rich - The Original Drum Battle
* Verve VSP 40   Buddy Rich At JATP

Oscar Peterson Trio At JATP

Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 13, 1952
Sweet Georgia BrownMercury MG VOL.15; Verve MGV 8368
Cheek To Cheek-
C Jam BluesMercury MG VOL.15; Verve MGV 8368, VSP 11
62VK202/203Tenderly, Part 1&2Mercury MG VOL.15; Verve VK 101, MGV 8368, VSP 11
Seven Come ElevenMercury MG VOL.15; Verve MGV 8368
* Mercury MG VOL.15; Clef MG VOL.15   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 15
= Verve MG VOL.8   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 8
* Verve MGV 8368   The Oscar Peterson Trio At The JATP
* Verve VSP 11   Oscar Peterson - Stage Right
* Verve VK 101   Oscar Peterson - Tenderly, Part 1&2

Benny Carter Quintet With Joe Glover Orchestra

Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) unidentified horns and strings, Joe Glover (arranger, conductor)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September 18, 1952
871-7Isn't It RomanticMercury 89026; Norgran MGN 21, MGN 1058
872-4Some Other SpringNorgran MGN 21, MGN 1058
873-1These Things You Left Me-
* Norgran MGN 1058; Verve MGV 8148   Benny Carter - Alone Together
* Norgran MGN 21   The Formidable Benny Carter
* Mercury 89026, 89026x45; Clef 89026, 89026x45   Benny Carter - Isn't It Romantic / Key Largo

Benny Carter Quintet

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 WindClef MGC 141; Norgran 111, MGN 21, MGN 1058; Verve MGV 8194
875-2I Got It Bad And That Ain't GoodClef MGC 141; Norgran MGN 1058
876-9Long Ago And Far Away-
877-3I've Got The World On A StringClef MGC 141; Norgran 111, MGN 1058
* Norgran MGN 1058; Verve MGV 8148   Benny Carter - Alone Together
* Verve MGV 8194   Various Artists - Verve Compendium Of Jazz #1
* Clef MGC 141   Benny Carter - Cosmopolite
* Norgran MGN 21   The Formidable Benny Carter
* Norgran 111   Benny Carter - Gone With The Wind / I've Got The World On A String

Benny Carter Quintet With Joe Glover Orchestra

Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) unidentified horns and strings, Joe Glover (arranger, conductor)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September 19, 1952
878-1'Round MidnightVerve 314 531 637-2
878-3--
878-5-Norgran MGN 21, MGN 1058; Verve VSP 38
879-2Alone TogetherVerve 314 531 637-2
879-3-Norgran MGN 21, MGN 1058
880-2BewitchedVerve 314 531 637-2
880-3--
880-4-Norgran 120, MGN 21, MGN 1058
881-2Cocktails For TwoVerve 314 531 637-2
881-3--
881-5--
881-6-Norgran 120, MGN 21, MGN 1058
882-6Key LargoVerve 314 531 637-2
882-7-Mercury 89026; Norgran MGN 21, MGN 1058
882-?-Verve 314 531 637-2
* Norgran MGN 1058; Verve MGV 8148   Benny Carter - Alone Together
* Verve VSP 38   Various Artists - The Art Of The Ballad #2
* Verve 314 531 637-2   Benny Carter - The Urbane Sessions
* Norgran MGN 21   The Formidable Benny Carter
* Norgran 120   Benny Carter - Bewitched / Cocktails For Two
* Mercury 89026, 89026x45; Clef 89026, 89026x45   Benny Carter - Isn't It Romantic / Key Largo

Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, early December, 1952
896-2Pick Yourself UpClef MGC 623; Mosaic MD7-241
897-2Long Ago And Far Away-
898-2Love Walked InMercury MGC 605; Mosaic MD7-241
899-1I Got Rhythm-
900-3A Fine RomanceClef MGC 623; Mosaic MD7-241
901-1A Foggy DayMercury MGC 605; Mosaic MD7-241
902-5Strike Up The Band-
903-2The Man I LoveMercury 89038, MGC 605; Mosaic MD7-241
904-1Let's Do ItClef 89077; Mercury MGC 603; Mosaic MD7-241
905-3It Ain't Necessarily SoMercury 89038, MGC 605; Mosaic MD7-241
906-2I've Got My Love To Keep Me WarmClef 89078; Mercury MGC 604; Mosaic MD7-241
907-1I've Got A Crush On YouMercury MGC 605; Mosaic MD7-241
908-6Night And DayMercury MGC 603; Mosaic MD7-241
909-5Isn't This A Lovely DayMercury 89039, MGC 604; Mosaic MD7-241
910-1What Is This Thing Called LoveMercury 89040, MGC 603; Mosaic MD7-241
911-2Oh, Lady Be GoodClef 89076; Mercury MGC 605; Mosaic MD7-241
912-4'S WonderfulMercury MGC 605; Mosaic MD7-241
913-8Anything GoesMercury MGC 603; Mosaic MD7-241
914-1I've Got You Under My Skin-
915-3Fascinatin' RhythmMercury MGC 605; Mosaic MD7-241
916-8Cheek To CheekClef 89078; Mercury MGC 604; Mosaic MD7-241
917-5I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)Mercury MGC 606; Mosaic MD7-241
918-1In A Mellow Tone-
919-3I Love YouMercury MGC 603; Mosaic MD7-241
920-3Somebody Loves MeMercury MGC 605; Mosaic MD7-241
921-4I Was Doin' AlrightClef 89076; Mercury MGC 605; Mosaic MD7-241
922-2In The Still Of The NightMercury 89040, MGC 603; Mosaic MD7-241
923-3Every Time We Say GoodbyeMercury MGC 603; Mosaic MD7-241
924-1Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'Mercury MGC 606; Mosaic MD7-241
925-3Begin The BeguineClef 89077; Mercury MGC 603; Mosaic MD7-241
926-3So Near And Yet So FarMercury MGC 603; Mosaic MD7-241
927-3Blue SkiesMercury 89039, MGC 604; Mosaic MD7-241
928-5Take The "A" TrainMercury MGC 606; Mosaic MD7-241
929-2Sophisticated LadyClef 89079; Mercury MGC 606; Mosaic MD7-241
930-4Cottontail-
931-1Prelude To A KissMercury 89041, MGC 606; Mosaic MD7-241
932-1Things Ain't What They Used To BeMercury MGC 606; Mosaic MD7-241
933-2Rockin' In Rhythm-
934-6Never No Lament (Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me)-
935-2Don't Get Around Much Anymore-
936-1John Hardy's WifeMercury 89041, MGC 606; Mosaic MD7-241
937-3AlwaysMercury MGC 604; Mosaic MD7-241
* Clef MGC 623   Oscar Peterson Plays Jerome Kern
* Mercury MGC 605; Clef MGC 605   Oscar Peterson Plays George Gershwin
* Mercury MGC 603; Clef MGC 603   Oscar Peterson Plays Cole Porter
* Mercury MGC 604; Clef MGC 604   Oscar Peterson Plays Irving Berlin
* Mercury MGC 606; Clef MGC 606   Oscar Peterson Plays Duke Ellington
* Mosaic MD7-241   The Complete Clef/Mercury Recordings Of Oscar Peterson Trio
* Mercury 89038, 89038x45; Clef 89038, 89038x45   Oscar Peterson - The Man I Love / It Ain't Necessarily So
* Clef 89077, 89077x45   Oscar Peterson - Let's Do It / Begin The Beguine
* Clef 89078, 89078x45   Oscar Peterson - I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm / Cheek To Cheek
* Mercury 89039, 89039x45; Clef 89039, 89039x45   Oscar Peterson - Isn't This A Lovely Day / Blue Skies
* Mercury 89040, 89040x45; Clef 89040, 89040x45   Oscar Peterson - What Is This Thing Called Love / In The Still Of The Night
* Clef 89076, 89076x45   Oscar Peterson - Oh, Lady Be Good / I Was Doin' Alright
* Clef 89079, 89079x45   Oscar Peterson - Sophisticated Lady / Cottontail
* Mercury 89041, 89041x45; Clef 89041, 89041x45   Oscar Peterson - Prelude To A Kiss / John Hardy's Wife

Benny Carter Quintet

Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, December 4, 1952
938-2Street SceneMercury 89044; Clef MGC 141; Norgran MGN 1070
938-3Street Scene (alt. take)Verve (J) DA 10
939-2ImaginationClef 89065, MGC 141; Norgran MGN 1070
940-12Pick Yourself UpMercury 89044; Verve (J) DA 10; Clef MGC 141; Norgran MGN 1070
941-3I Get A Kick Out Of YouClef 89065, MGC 141; Norgran MGN 1070
* Norgran MGN 1070; Verve MGV 8160   Benny Carter - Cosmopolite
* Clef MGC 141   Benny Carter - Cosmopolite
* Mercury 89044, 89044x45; Clef 89044, 89044x45   Benny Carter - Street Scene / Pick Yourself Up
* Verve (J) DA 10   Benny Carter - Street Scene / Pick Yourself Up
* Clef 89065, 89065x45   Benny Carter - Imagination / I Get A Kick Out Of You

Gene Krupa And His Orchestra

Bernie Glow, Chris Griffin, Steve Lipkins, Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Bobby Byrne, Chuck Evans, Jack Satterfield, Kai Winding (trombone) Lewis Simon (tuba) Stan Ferguson, Lenny Hambro, Al Howard, Stewart McKay, Toots Mondello, Ben Ross (saxophones) Johnny Smith (guitar) Milt Hinton as Doc Goldberg, George Yorke (bass) Gene Krupa (drums) unidentified strings, George Williams (arranger, conductor)
NYC, December 9, 1952
951Bolero, Part 1Clef MGC 607; Verve MGV 4016
* Clef MGC 607   Gene Krupa (not released)
* Verve MGV 4016   Gene Krupa Plays The Classics (not released)

Gene Krupa And His Orchestra

Bernie Glow, Chris Griffin, Steve Lipkins, Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Bobby Byrne, Chuck Evans, Jack Satterfield, Kai Winding (trombone) Lewis Simon (tuba) Stan Ferguson, Lenny Hambro, Al Howard, Stewart McKay, Toots Mondello, Ben Ross (saxophones) Johnny Smith (guitar) Milt Hinton as Doc Goldberg, George Yorke (bass) Gene Krupa (drums) unidentified strings, George Williams (arranger, conductor): same personnel
NYC, December 10, 1952
951Bolero, Part 2Clef MGC 607; Verve MGV 4016
* Clef MGC 607   Gene Krupa (not released)
* Verve MGV 4016   Gene Krupa Plays The Classics (not released)

Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra

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 NightMercury 89035; Clef MGC 151; Norgran MGN 1061
953-3Come SundayMercury 89058; Norgran MGN 1004
954-7The Sheik Of ArabyClef 89086, MGC 151; Norgran MGN 1061
955-7LatinoMercury 89035; Clef MGC 151; Norgran MGN 1061
* Norgran MGN 1061; Verve MGV 8151   Johnny Hodges - The Blues
* Norgran MGN 1004   Johnny Hodges - Memories Of Ellington
= Norgran MGN 1092; Verve MGV 8180   Johnny Hodges - In A Mellow Tone
* Clef MGC 151; Norgran MGN 1   Swing With Johnny Hodges
* Mercury 89035, 89035x45; Clef 89035, 89035x45   Johnny Hodges - Through For The Night / Latino
* Mercury 89058, 89058x45; Clef 89058, 89058x45   Johnny Hodges - Wham! / Come Sunday
* Clef 89086, 89086x45   Johnny Hodges - Jappa / The Sheik Of Araby

Stan Getz Quintet

Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Bill Crow (bass) Frank Isola (drums)
NYC, December 12, 1952
956-3Stella By StarlightClef MGC 137; Norgran 134, MGN 1042
957-3Time On My Hands-
958-9'Tis AutumnMercury 89042; Clef MGC 137; Norgran MGN 1042
959-1The Way You Look TonightMercury 89025; Clef (J) JP 1013, MGC 137; Norgran MGN 1042
960-3Lover Come Back To MeMercury 89042; Clef MGC 137; Norgran MGN 1042
961-2Body And SoulClef MGC 137; Norgran 128, MGN 1042
962-2Stars Fell On AlabamaClef (J) JP 1013
962-6-Mercury 89025; Clef MGC 137; Norgran MGN 1042; Clef MGC 639; Verve MGV 8195
963-6You Turned The Tables On MeClef MGC 137; Norgran 128, MGN 1042
* Norgran MGN 1042; Verve MGV 8133   Stan Getz Plays
* Clef MGC 639   Various Artists - Our Best
* Verve MGV 8195   Various Artists - Verve Compendium Of Jazz #2
* Clef MGC 137; Universal (J) UCCV 9048   Stan Getz Plays
* Norgran 134   Stan Getz - Stella By Starlight / Time On My Hands
* Mercury 89042, 89042x45; Clef 89042, 89042x45   Stan Getz - 'Tis Autumn / Lover Come Back To Me
* Mercury 89025, 89025x45; Clef 89025, 89025x45   Stan Getz - The Way You Look Tonight / Stars Fell On Alabama
* Clef (J) JP 1013   Stan Getz - The Way You Look Tonight / Stars Fell On Alabama
* Norgran 128   Stan Getz - Body And Soul / You Turned The Tables On Me

Count Basie And His Orchestra

Paul Campbell, Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet) Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Jimmy Wilkins (trombone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Ernie Wilkins (alto, tenor saxophone) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Count Basie (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
NYC, December 12, 1952
964-7Let Me DreamVerve MGV 4000, VE2 2542
964-10-Clef unissued
965-4Sent For You YesterdayMercury 89028; Clef MGC 633, MGC 729; Verve VE2 2542
966-1Goin' To Chicago-
* Verve MGV 4000   Al Hibbler Sings Love Songs
* Verve VE2 2542   Count Basie - Paradise Squat
* Clef MGC 633   Count Basie - Basie Jazz
* Clef MGC 729; Verve MGV 8108   Count Basie - Basie Rides Again!
* Mercury 89028, 89028x45; Clef 89028, 89028x45   Al Hibbler/Count Basie - Sent For You Yesterday / Goin' To Chicago

Count Basie Tentet

Reunald Jones, Joe Newman (trumpet -1,2) Henry Coker (trombone -1,2) Marshall Royal (clarinet -1,2) Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone -1,2) Count Basie (piano, organ -1,2, organ -3) Freddie Green (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, December 13, 1952
1. 967-1I Want A Little GirlMercury 89033; Clef MGC 633, MGC 706
2. 968-6Oh, Lady Be GoodMercury 89033; Clef MGC 633, MGC 706; Verve V3HB 8850
3. 969-4Song Of The IslandsMercury 89061; Clef MGC 633, MGC 706
* Clef MGC 633   Count Basie - Basie Jazz
* Clef MGC 706; Verve MGV 8090   Count Basie - The Swinging Count
* Verve V3HB 8850   Count Basie - Return Engagement
* Mercury 89033, 89033x45; Clef 89033, 89033x45   Count Basie - I Want A Little Girl / Oh, Lady Be Good
* Mercury 89061, 89061x45; Clef 89061, 89061x45   Count Basie - Song Of The Islands / Royal Garden Blues

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 RiffClef 89087, MGC 150, MGC 704; Verve VE2 2531
1082-1Wrap Your Troubles In DreamsClef 89097, MGC 150, MGC 704; Verve VE2 2531
1083-7 | 62VK207Rockin' ChairClef 89087, MGC 150, MGC 704; Verve VK 103, VE2 2531
1084-4Little JazzClef 89097, MGC 150, MGC 704; Verve VE2 2531
* Clef MGC 704; Verve MGV 8088   Roy Eldridge - Rockin' Chair
* Verve VE2 2531   Roy Eldridge - Dale's Wail
* Clef MGC 150   The Roy Eldridge Quintet
* Verve VK 103   Roy Eldridge - Dale's Wail / Rockin' Chair
* Clef 89087, 89087x45   Roy Eldridge - Roy's Riff / Rockin' Chair
* Clef 89097, 89097x45   Roy Eldridge - Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams / Little Jazz

Flip Phillips - Buddy Rich Trio

Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, December 14, 1952
970-13CariocaMercury 89030; Clef MGC 634
971-1Three Little Words-
972-1Sleepy HeadClef 89066
973-7Bugle Call RagClef 89066, MGC 634
974-5Take The "A" TrainClef MGC 634; Norgran MGN 1034
975-1I Didn't Know What Time It Was-
976-1Trio BoogieClef MGC 634, MGC 692
* Clef MGC 634   The Flip Phillips-Buddy Rich Trio
* Norgran MGN 1034; Verve MGV 8125   Various Artists - Tenor Saxes
* Clef MGC 692; Verve MGV 8076   Swinging With Flip Phillips And His Orchestra
* Mercury 89030, 89030x45; Clef 89030, 89030x45   Flip Phillips/Buddy Rich - Carioca / Three Little Words
* Clef 89066, 89066x45   Flip Phillips/Buddy Rich - Sleepy Head / Bugle Call Rag

The Jackson-Harris Herd

Bill Harris (trombone) Charlie Mariano (alto, baritone saxophone) Harry Johnson (tenor saxophone) Sonny Truitt (piano, trombone) Chubby Jackson (bass) Morey Feld (drums)
NYC, December 14, 1952
1085-6C Jam BluesNorgran MGN 1062
1086-2Jive At Five-
1087-1Tutti FruttiClef 89052; Norgran MGN 1062
1088-3Sue Loves Mabel-
* Norgran MGN 1062; Verve MGV 8152   The Bill Harris Herd
* Clef 89052, 89052x45   Harry Johnson/Bill Harris - Tutti Frutti / Sue Loves Mabel

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 BeatClef 89101, MGC 146, MGC 706; Verve V3HB 8850
977-4-Clef unissued
978-2She's Funny That Way-
978-4-Clef MGC 146, MGC 706; Verve V3HB 8850
979-1Count's Organ BluesClef 89101, MGC 146, MGC 706
980-1K.C. Organ BluesClef 89102, MGC 146, MGC 706; Verve V3HB 8850
981-7Blue And SentimentalClef MGC 146, MGC 706; Verve V3HB 8850
982-1Stan ShorthairClef 89102, MGC 146, MGC 706; Verve V3HB 8850
983-2As Long As I LiveClef MGC 146, MGC 706
984-4Royal Garden BluesMercury 89061; Clef MGC 146, MGC 706; Verve V3HB 8850
* Clef MGC 706; Verve MGV 8090   Count Basie - The Swinging Count
* Verve V3HB 8850   Count Basie - Return Engagement
* Clef MGC 146   The Count Basie Sextet
* Clef 89101, 89101x45   Count Basie - Basie Beat / Count's Organ Blues
* Clef 89102, 89102x45   Count Basie - K.C. Organ Blues / Stan Shorthair
* Mercury 89061, 89061x45; Clef 89061, 89061x45   Count Basie - Song Of The Islands / Royal Garden Blues

Teddy Wilson Trio

Teddy Wilson (piano) John Simmons (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, December 16, 1952
985-1The One I LoveMercury 89043; Clef MGC 140; Norgran MGN 1051
986-1Darn That DreamMercury 89029; Clef MGC 140; Norgran MGN 1051
987-4Tea For TwoMercury 89043; Clef MGC 140; Norgran MGN 1036, MGN 1051
988-3Lady Be GoodMercury 89029; Clef MGC 140; Norgran MGN 1036, MGN 1051; Verve MGV 2032
* Norgran MGN 1051   Teddy Wilson - Intimate Listening (not released)
= Verve MGV 2011   Teddy Wilson - Intimate Listening
* Norgran MGN 1036; Verve MGV 8127   Various Artists - Piano Interpretations
* Verve MGV 2032   Various Artists - Potpourri Of Jazz
* Clef MGC 140   Teddy Wilson - The Didactic Mr. Wilson
* Mercury 89043, 89043x45; Clef 89043, 89043x45   Teddy Wilson - The One I Love / Tea For Two
* Mercury 89029, 89029x45; Clef 89029, 89029x45   Teddy Wilson - Darn That Dream / Lady Be Good

Charlie Ventura Quartet

Charlie Ventura (alto, tenor, baritone saxophone) Gene Kutch (piano) Ace Tesone (bass) Chick Kenny (drums)
NYC, December 22, 1952
1104-9Jersey BounceNorgran 104, MGN 1013, MGN 1075
1105-3Deep Purple-
1106-4Ain't Misbehavin'Norgran MGN 8, MGN 1073
1107-2Blue PreludeNorgran 118, MGN 8, MGN 1075
1108-3Girl Of My DreamsNorgran MGN 8, MGN 1075
1109-1Limehouse BluesNorgran MGN 8, MGN 1073
* Norgran MGN 1013   Another Evening With Charlie Ventura And Mary Ann McCall
* Norgran MGN 1075; Verve MGV 8165   Charlie Ventura - Blue Saxophone
* Norgran MGN 1073; Verve MGV 8163   Charlie Ventura - In A Jazz Mood
* Norgran MGN 8   The Charlie Ventura Quartet
* Norgran 104   Charlie Ventura - Jersey Bounce / Deep Purple
* Norgran 118   Charlie Ventura - Lover / Blue Prelude

Stan Getz Quintet

Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Bill Crow (bass) Frank Isola (drums)
NYC, December 29, 1952
1110-7Thanks For The MemoryClef MGC 143; Norgran 146, MGN 1042
1111-3How Deep Is The Ocean-
1112-6Hymn Of The OrientClef MGC 143; Norgran 141, MGN 1042
1113-1These Foolish Things-
* Norgran MGN 1042; Verve MGV 8133   Stan Getz Plays
* Clef MGC 143   The Artistry Of Stan Getz
* Norgran 146   Stan Getz - Thanks For The Memory / How Deep Is The Ocean
* Norgran 141   Stan Getz - Hymn Of The Orient / These Foolish Things

Woody Herman And His Orchestra

Roy Caton, Phil Cook, Chris Griffin, Doug Mettome, Stu Williamson (trumpet) Carl Fontana, Jack Green, Urbie Green (trombone) Woody Herman (clarinet, alto saxophone, vocals) Dick Hafer, Arno Marsh, Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Sam Staff (baritone saxophone, flute) Nat Pierce (piano, celeste) Chubby Jackson (bass) Art Mardigan (drums) Dolly Houston (vocals)
NYC, December 29, 1952
P48436Mother Goose JumpsMars M 500; Clef MGC 745
P48437Lazy LullabyVerve MGV 2030
P48438I'm Making Up For Lost TimeMars M 500; Verve MGV 2030
P48439Buck DanceMars M 600; Clef MGC 745
* Clef MGC 745; Verve MGV 8014   Woody Herman - Jazz The Utmost!
* Verve MGV 2030   Woody Herman - Early Autumn
* Mars M 500   Woody Herman - Mother Goose Jumps / I'm Making Up For Lost Time
* Mars M 600   Woody Herman - Buck Dance / A Fool In Love

Charlie Parker Quartet

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)Clef 89144, MGC 157; Verve MGV 8005, MGV 8001, VE2 2523, 825 671-2
1119-7 | 62VK440Laird BirdClef 89144, MGC 157; Verve MGV 8005, MGV 8001, MGV 8230, VE2 2523, 825 671-2
1120-2KimVerve MGV 8005, V/V6 8409, VE2 2523, 825 671-2
1120-4-Clef 89129, MGC 157; Verve MGV 8005, V3HB 8840, 825 671-2
1121-2Cosmic RaysClef 89129, MGC 157; Verve MGV 8005, VE2 2523, 825 671-2
1121-5-Verve MGV 8005, V3HB 8840, 825 671-2
* Verve MGV 8005   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #3 - Now's The Time
= ARS G 441   Charlie Parker - Now's The Time
* Verve MGV 8001   The Charlie Parker Story #2
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve VE2 2523   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1952-1954
* Verve MGV 8230   Various Artists - The Anatomy Of Improvisation
* Verve V/V6 8409   The Essential Charlie Parker
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement
* Verve 825 671-2   The Quartet Of Charlie Parker
* Clef MGC 157; Universal (J) UCCV 9111   Charlie Parker
* Clef 89144, 89144x45   Charlie Parker - The Song Is You (I Hear Music) / Laird Bird
* Clef 89129, 89129x45   Charlie Parker - Kim / Cosmic Rays

Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra

Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Sir Charles Thompson (piano) Hank Jones (organ) Joe Sinacore (guitar) Al Lucas (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
NYC, December 31, 1952
1122-10Fat Man BoogieMercury 89060; Clef MGC 622, MGC 701; Verve VE2 2544
1123-3Blues In The NightMercury 89036; Clef MGC 622, MGC 701; Verve VE2 2544
1124-9Where Are YouMercury 89060; Clef MGC 622, MGC 701; Verve VE2 2544
1125-3What's The RiffMercury 89036; Clef MGC 622, MGC 701; Verve VE2 2544
* Clef MGC 622   Jazz Moods By Illinois Jacquet
* Clef MGC 701; Verve MGV 8085   Illinois Jacquet - Port Of Rico
* Verve VE2 2544   Illinois Jacquet - The Cool Rage
* Mercury 89060, 89060x45; Clef 89060, 89060x45   Illinois Jacquet - Fat Man Boogie / Where Are You
* Mercury 89036, 89036x45; Clef 89036, 89036x45   Illinois Jacquet - Blues In The Night / What's The Riff

Anita O'Day With Larry Russell's Orchestra

Andy Secrest (trumpet) Anita O'Day (vocals) unidentified orchestra, including strings, Larry Russell (director)
Chicago, IL, December, 1952
1096-5Pagan Love SongMercury 89032; Norgran MGN 1049
1097-6Ain't This A Wonderful DayMercury 89047; Norgran MGN 1049
1098-2Somebody's Cryin'Mercury 89032; Norgran MGN 1049
1099-2Vaya Con DiosMercury 89047; Norgran MGN 1049
* Norgran MGN 1049   Anita O'Day Sings Jazz
= Verve MGV 8140   Anita O'Day - The Lady Is A Tramp (not released)
= Verve MGV 2049   Anita O'Day - The Lady Is A Tramp
* Mercury 89032, 89032x45; Clef 89032, 89032x45   Anita O'Day - Pagan Love Song / Somebody's Cryin'
* Mercury 89047, 89047x45; Clef 89047, 89047x45   Anita O'Day - Ain't This A Wonderful Day / Vaya Con Dios

Reta Moss With George Williams Orchestra

Al Klink, Boomie Richman (saxophones) Arnold Eidus, Barton Fisch, Harry Katzman, Milton Lomask, Julius Schachter, Morris Starzek (violin) Teddy Napoleon (piano) Sam Bruno (guitar) Sonny Igoe (drums) Reta Moss (vocals) George Williams (director)
NYC, December, 1952
1100-7You Never Had It So GoodMercury 89024, EPC 256
1101-6When Day Is Done-
1102-2Happiness Is Just A Thing Called JoeMercury EPC 256
1103-6Memories Of You-
* Mercury EPC 256; Clef EPC 256   Reta Moss Sings
* Mercury 89024, 89024x45; Clef 89024, 89024x45   Reta Moss - You Never Had It So Good / When Day Is Done

Slim Gaillard Quintet

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)Mercury 89031; Clef MGC 138
1127-3Potato ChipsMercury 89031; Clef MGC 138; Verve MGV 2013
* Verve MGV 2013   Slim Gaillard - Smorgasbord: Help Yourself!
* Clef MGC 138   Slim Gaillard - Cavorts
* Mercury 89031, 89031x45; Clef 89031, 89031x45   Slim Gaillard - Gomen Nasai (Forgive Me) / Potato Chips

Fred Astaire

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano, celeste) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Fred Astaire (vocals, tap dance)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, December, 1952
1001-1Nice Work If You Can Get ItMercury MGC 1002 #2
1002-17Cheek To Cheek-
1003-13Isn't This A Lovely DayMercury MGC 1001 #1; Verve MGV 2010
1004-9'S WonderfulMercury 11098, MGC 1001 #1; Verve MGV 2010
1005-16A Fine RomanceMercury 11098, MGC 1003 #3; Verve MGV 2010
1006-5A Foggy DayMercury MGC 1004 #4; Verve MGV 2010
1007-12I Used To Be Color BlindMercury 11097, MGC 1001 #1; Verve MGV 2114
1008-8I Love LouisaClef 89080; Mercury MGC 1003 #3
1009-1They Can't Take That Away From MeMercury MGC 1004 #4; Verve MGV 2010
1010-8I'm Putting All My Eggs In My BasketMercury MGC 1003 #3
1011-6Oh, Lady Be Good!Mercury MGC 1004 #4
1012-4New Sun In The SkyMercury MGC 1002 #2; Verve MGV 2114
1013-2Lovely To Look AtMercury MGC 1001 #1
1014-13Night And DayMercury MGC 1003 #3; Verve MGV 2010
1015-5The Way You Look TonightMercury MGC 1002 #2; Verve MGV 2114
1016-7No StringsMercury MGC 1003 #3
1017-8A Needle In A HaystackMercury MGC 1004 #4
1018-7Fascinating RhythmMercury MGC 1003 #3
1018-15-Clef unissued
1019-10Puttin' On The RitzMercury MGC 1001 #1
1020-2The Continental-
1021-3Steppin' Out With My BabyMercury MGC 1002 #2; Verve MGV 2010
1022-7I've Got My Eyes On You-
1023-3Change PartnersMercury MGC 1001 #1; Verve MGV 2010
1024-3You're Easy To Dance WithMercury MGC 1004 #4; Verve MGV 2114
1025-7I'm Building Up To An Awful Letdown-
1026-10The CariocaMercury MGC 1002 #2
1027-1They All LaughedMercury 11097, MGC 1001 #1; Verve MGV 2010
1028-1Let's Call The Whole Thing OffMercury MGC 1001 #1; Verve MGV 2010
1029-15So Near And Yet So FarMercury MGC 1004 #4; Verve MGV 2114
1030-7Jam Session For A Dancer (Instrumental Blues)Mercury MGC 1004 #4; Verve MGV 2032
1031-4I Won't DanceMercury MGC 1002 #2; Verve MGV 2010
1032-1I Concentrate On YouMercury MGC 1003 #3; Verve MGV 2114
1033-3Dancing In The DarkClef 89080; Mercury MGC 1002 #2
1034-8Top Hat, White Tie And TailsMercury 11099, MGC 1003 #3; Verve MGV 2010
1035-2(Ad Lib) Fast DancesMercury MGC 1002 #2; Verve MGV 2010
1035-6-Clef unissued
1036-2(Ad Lib) Slow Dances And Medium DanceMercury MGC 1003 #3; Verve MGV 2010
1037-7(Ad Lib) Slow DanceMercury 11099, MGC 1003 #3; Verve MGV 2010
1038-7Not My GirlMercury MGC 1004 #4
* Mercury MGC 1002 #2; Clef MGC 1002   Fred Astaire - The Astaire Story #2
= Clef MGC 663   Fred Astaire - The Astaire Story, Vol. 2
= Mercury MGC 1001/4   Fred Astaire - The Astaire Story
* Mercury MGC 1001 #1; Clef MGC 1001   Fred Astaire - The Astaire Story #1
= Clef MGC 662   Fred Astaire - The Astaire Story, Vol. 1
= Mercury MGC 1001/4   Fred Astaire - The Astaire Story
* Verve MGV 2010   Fred Astaire - Mr. Top Hat
* Mercury MGC 1003 #3; Clef MGC 1003   Fred Astaire - The Astaire Story #3
= Clef MGC 664   Fred Astaire - The Astaire Story, Vol. 3
= Mercury MGC 1001/4   Fred Astaire - The Astaire Story
* Mercury MGC 1004 #4; Clef MGC 1004   Fred Astaire - The Astaire Story #4
= Clef MGC 665   Fred Astaire - The Astaire Story, Vol. 4
= Mercury MGC 1001/4   Fred Astaire - The Astaire Story
* Verve MGV 2114   Fred Astaire - Easy To Dance With
* Verve MGV 2032   Various Artists - Potpourri Of Jazz
* Mercury 11098, 11098x45; Clef 11098, 11098x45   Fred Astaire - 'S Wonderful / A Fine Romance
* Mercury 11097, 11097x45; Clef 11097, 11097x45   Fred Astaire - I Used To Be Color Blind / They All Laughed
* Clef 89080, 89080x45   Fred Astaire - I Love Louisa / Dancing In The Dark
* Mercury 11099, 11099x45; Clef 11099, 11099x45   Fred Astaire - Top Hat, White Tie And Tails / (Ad Lib) Slow Dance

Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, circa December, 1952
942-1Easter ParadeMercury MGC 604; Mosaic MD7-241
943-1Alexander's Ragtime Band-
944-1The Song Is Ended-
945-1Say It Isn't So-
946-1Remember-
947-3If I Had You-
948-1How Deep Is The Ocean-
949-5Streets BoogieNorgran 123; Mosaic MD7-241
950-1Booker T. Blues-
* Mercury MGC 604; Clef MGC 604   Oscar Peterson Plays Irving Berlin
* Mosaic MD7-241   The Complete Clef/Mercury Recordings Of Oscar Peterson Trio
* Norgran 123   Tank Butterball - Streets Boogie / Booker T. Blues

Andre's All Stars

Alejandro Vivar (trumpet) Gus Maas (tenor saxophone) Bebo Valdes (piano) Kiki Hernandez (bass) Bill Barritto (drums) Rolando Alfonso (congas)
Miami, FL, 1952
Blues For AndreMercury MGC 515; Norgran MGN 1067
Con Poco Loco-
Desconfianza-
Taboo-
Duerme-
* Norgran MGN 1067; Verve MGV 8157   Jack Costanzo/Andre's All Stars - Afro-Cubano
* Mercury MGC 515; Clef MGC 515   Andre's All Stars - Cubano

Paul Williams And His Orchestra

Henry Boozier (trumpet) Lee Pope (tenor saxophone) Paul Williams (baritone, alto saxophone) Richie Powell (piano) unknown (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Joe Booker (drums) unknown (vocals)
NYC, 1952
845-3Young Man BluesClef 89048
846-4Miami DragMercury 89034
847-6Hard Working WomanClef 89048
848-3Easy WalkingMercury 89034
* Clef 89048, 89048x45   Paul Williams - Young Man Blues / Hard Working Woman
* Mercury 89034, 89034x45; Clef 89034, 89034x45   Paul Williams - Miami Drag / Easy Walking

Chico O'Farrill And His Orchestra

Chico O'Farrill (leader)
circa 1952
865-3Cuban Panorama Suite, Part 1Clef unissued
866-4Cuban Panorama Suite, Part 2-
867-3Cuban Panorama Suite, Part 3-
868-1Cuban Panorama Suite, Part 4-
869-6Jazz Side-
869-7--
870-1Conga-