Verve Records Discography: 1959

1959

Ella Fitzgerald With Nelson Riddle's Orchestra

Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Bob Cooper (tenor sax) Alvin Stoller (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) unidentified strings, Nelson Riddle (arranger, director) and others
Los Angeles, CA, January 5, 7 & 8, 1959
22617-5SoonVerve MGV 4026, MGV 4029-5, VE2 2525
22618-8I Got RhythmVerve MGV 4028, MGV 4029-5, VE2 2525
22619-3Our Love Is Here To StayVerve MGV 4027, MGV 4029-5, VE2 2525
22620-9They Can't Take That Away From MeVerve MGV 4028, MGV 4029-5, VE2 2525
22621-2How Long Has This Been Going OnVerve MGV 4024, MGV 4029-5
22622-3A Foggy DayVerve MGV 4026, MGV 4029-5, VE2 2525
22623-5The Man I LoveVerve MGV 4025, MGV 4029-5, VE2 2525
22624-2I'm Biding My TimeVerve MGV 4026, MGV 4029-5, VE2 2525
22625-6He Loves And She LovesVerve MGV 4027, MGV 4029-5
22626-5I've Got Beginner's LuckVerve MGV 4024, MGV 4029-5
22627-7Somebody Loves MeVerve MGV 4036
22628-3Slap That BassVerve MGV 4027, MGV 4029-5
22629-3Clap Yo' Hands (Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie)Verve MGV 4026, MGV 4029-5, VE2 2525
22630-3Cheerful Little EarfulVerve MGV 4036
22631-6You've Got What Gets MeVerve MGV 4027, MGV 4029-5, VE2 2525
22632-5Embraceable YouVerve MGV 4028, MGV 4029-5, VE2 2525
22633-3I've Got A Crush On YouVerve MGV 4026, MGV 4029-5, VE2 2525
22634-3But Not For MeVerve MGV 4024, MGV 4029-5
22635-9ALady Be GoodVerve MGV 4024, MGV 4029-5, VE2 2525
* Verve MGV 4026, MGVS 6079   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Vol. 3
* Verve MGV 4029-5, MGVS 6082-5   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book
* Verve VE2 2525   Ella Fitzgerald - The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book
* Verve MGV 4028, MGVS 6081   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Vol. 5
* Verve MGV 4027, MGVS 6080   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Vol. 4
* Verve MGV 4024, MGVS 6077   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Vol. 1
* Verve MGV 4025, MGVS 6078   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Vol. 2
* Verve MGV 4036, MGVS 6102   Ella Fitzgerald - Get Happy!

The Fraternity Brothers

The Fraternity Brothers (vocal group)
Los Angeles, CA, January 25, 1959
25006Military Love SongVerve V 10164, MGV 2116
25007A Blues SerenadeVerve V 10168, MGV 2116
25008Nevertheless-
* Verve MGV 2116   The Fraternity Brothers - Passion Flower
* Verve V 10164   The Fraternity Brothers - Oo Be Doo Be Dow / Military Love Song
* Verve V 10168   The Fraternity Brothers - A Blues Serenade / Nevertheless

Randy Sparks

Randy Sparks (vocals) and others
Los Angeles, CA, January 30, 1959
25009-6These Thousand HillsVerve V 10167, MGV 2126
25010I Never Had A ChanceVerve V 10167
25011-3Make Her MineVerve V 10177, MGV 2126
* Verve MGV 2126   Randy Sparks - Walkin' The Low Road
* Verve V 10167   Randy Sparks - These Thousand Hills / I Never Had A Chance
* Verve V 10177   Randy Sparks - Make Her Mine / Crackerjack Ring

Gene Krupa Quartet

Eddie Wasserman (tenor sax, clarinet, flute) Ronnie Ball (piano) Jimmy Gannon (bass) Gene Krupa (drums)
"London House", Chicago, IL, January, 1959
22635-1Petits FleurVerve V 10162, MGV 8310
22636-3 | 64VK327Big Noise From WinnetkaVerve V 10162, MGV 8310, V/V6 8594
22637Heart Of My Heartunissued
22638Flamingo-
22639Sitting On A Rainbow-
22640Stompin' At The SavoyVerve MGV 8373
22641Pick Yourself Up-
22642Lonesome RoadVerve MGV 8310
22643Untitled Latinunissued
22644Poor Butterfly-
22645Take The "A" TrainVerve MGV 8310, 2V6S 8818
22646I Can't Get Startedunissued
22647There'll Never Be Another YouVerve MGV 8373
22648You'll Never Knowunissued
22649Drum BoogieVerve MGV 8310
22650Out Of Nowhereunissued
22651September Song-
22652Sing, Sing, Sing-
22653Undecided-
22654Yesterdays-
22655Three Little Words-
22656Memories Of You-
22657Sweet Georgia BrownVerve MGV 8310
22658?Lover Come Back To Me-
22659Some Of These Days-
22660Don't Be That Way-
22661Willow Weep For Meunissued
22662But Not For Me-
22663Drum SoloVerve MGV 8373
* Verve MGV 8310, MGVS 6042   Gene Krupa At The London House - Big Noise From Winnetka
* Verve V/V6 8594   The Best Of Gene Krupa - Verve's Choice
* Verve MGV 8373, MGVS 6148   Gene Krupa (not released)
* Verve 2V6S 8818   Various Artists - We Love You Madly - A Tribute To Duke Ellington
* Verve V 10162   Gene Krupa - Petits Fleur / Big Noise From Winnetka

Gene Krupa And His Orchestra

Red Nichols (cornet -3,4,9) Pete Candoli, Conrad Gozzo, Joe Triscari, Ray Triscari (trumpet -1,2,5/8,10,11) Ed Kusby, Murray McEachern, Tommy Pederson (trombone -1,2,5/8,10,11) Moe Schneider (trombone -3,4,9) George Roberts (bass trombone -1,2,5/8,10,11) Heinie Beau (clarinet, alto sax -1,2,5/8,10,11, clarinet -3,4,9) Benny Carter (alto sax) Jerry Casper, Dave Harris (tenor sax -1,2,5/8,10,11) Eddie Miller (tenor sax -3,4,9) Dave Pell (baritone sax -1,2,5/8,10,11) Jimmy Rowles (piano -1,2,5/8,10,11) Jess Stacy (piano -3,4,9) Barney Kessel (guitar) Morty Corb (bass) Gene Krupa (drums) Shelly Manne (drums -2,8,11) Jerry Williams, John Williams (percussion -1,2,5/8,10,11) Ruby Lane, Anita O'Day (vocals -1,2,5/8,10,11) Willie Stevens (arranger, conductor -1,2,5/8,10,11)
Los Angeles, CA, January & February, 1959
1. 26228The Gene Krupa Story-Main TitleVerve V 10200, MGV 15010
2. 26229I Love My BabyVerve MGV 15010
3. 26230Royal Garden BluesVerve V 10200, MGV 15010
4. 26231Indiana Jam SessionVerve MGV 15010
5. 26232Spiritual Jazz-
6. 26233Cherokee-
7. 26234Indian Montage-
8. 26235Memories Of You-
9. 26236'Way Down Yonder In New Orleans-
10. 26237Song Of India-
11. 26238Finale: Cahu Dance And Cherokee-
* Verve MGV 15010   The Gene Krupa Story - Original Soundtrack Recording
= Verve MGVS 6105   The Gene Krupa Story
* Verve V 10200   Gene Krupa - The Gene Krupa Story-Main Title / Royal Garden Blues

Lester Young Interview

Lester Young (interviewee) Francois Postif (interviewer)
Paris, France, February 6, 1959
Interview With Lester Young By Francois PostifVerve 314 547 087-2
* Verve 314 547 087-2   The Complete Lester Young Studio Sessions On Verve

Sonny Stitt Quartet

Sonny Stitt (alto, tenor sax) Amos Trice (piano) George Morrow (bass) Lenny McBrowne (drums)
NYC, February 9, 1959
22676-2PrestoVerve MGV 8306, MGV 8341
22677-2If I Had YouVerve MGV 8306
22678-1That's The Way To BeVerve MGV 8380
22679-10I'll Remember AprilVerve MGV 8306
22680-16Subito-
22681-8Street Of Dreams-
22682-2Tune Up-
22683-16What's New-
22684-18The Way You Look TonightVerve MGV 8306, MGV 8380
22685-6After You've GoneVerve MGV 8306
22686-3I Got Rhythm-
22687-6Blues For Lester-
* Verve MGV 8306, MGVS 6038   Sonny Stitt - The Hard Swing
* Verve MGV 8341   Various Artists - Special College Jazz Album (complimentary record)
* Verve MGV 8380, MGVS 6162   Sonny Stitt Swings The Most

Sonny Stitt Nonet

Lee Katzman, Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Al Pollen (tuba) Sonny Stitt (alto, tenor sax) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor sax, arranger, director) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Buddy Clark (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 16, 1959
22688-17New York BluesVerve MGV 8309
22689-22Giuff-
22690-23Laura-
2269-12Two For Timbucktu-
2269-15Down Country-
2269-19Sonny Boy-
2269-2Uptown-
2269-31I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart-
2269-5Singin' In The Rain-
2269-9Downtown-
* Verve MGV 8309, MGVS 6041   Sonny Stitt Plays Jimmy Giuffre Arrangements

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Junior Mance (piano) Les Spann (guitar, flute) Sam Jones (bass) Lex Humphries (drums) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas)
NYC, February 17, 1959
22711-1Girl Of My Dreamsunissued
22711-5-Verve MGV 8328
22712-5My ManVerve MGV 8313
22713-3Moonglow-
22714-5There Is No Greater Love-
22715UngawaVerve MGV 8328
22716-2St. Louis BluesVerve MGV 8313
* Verve MGV 8328, MGVS 6068   Dizzy Gillespie - The Ebullient Mr. Gillespie
* Verve MGV 8313, MGVS 6047   Dizzy Gillespie - Have Trumpet, Will Excite

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Junior Mance (piano) Les Spann (guitar, flute) Sam Jones (bass) Lex Humphries (drums) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas): same personnel
NYC, February 18, 1959
22717-5I Found A Million Dollar BabyVerve MGV 8313
22718-1Swing Low, Sweet CadillacVerve V 10172, MGV 8328
22719-3AlwaysVerve MGV 8313
22720-1Willow Weep For MeVerve MGV 8328
22721-5The Umbrella Man-
22722-1My Heart Belongs To DaddyVerve MGV 8313
* Verve MGV 8313, MGVS 6047   Dizzy Gillespie - Have Trumpet, Will Excite
* Verve MGV 8328, MGVS 6068   Dizzy Gillespie - The Ebullient Mr. Gillespie
* Verve V 10172   Dizzy Gillespie - Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac, Part 1 & 2 ???

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Junior Mance (piano) Les Spann (guitar, flute) Sam Jones (bass) Lex Humphries (drums) Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas): same personnel
NYC, February 20, 1959
22723-1ConstantinopleVerve MGV 8328
22724-1Wrap Your Troubles In DreamsVerve MGV 8313
22725-2Woody'n You-
22726-2LorraineVerve MGV 8328
22727-5Untitled Originalunissued
22728-10Squatty Roo-
* Verve MGV 8328, MGVS 6068   Dizzy Gillespie - The Ebullient Mr. Gillespie
* Verve MGV 8313, MGVS 6047   Dizzy Gillespie - Have Trumpet, Will Excite

Johnny Hodges Sextet

Harry Edison (trumpet) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Duke Ellington (piano) Les Spann (guitar) Sam Jones (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, February 20, 1959
22729-2St. Louis BluesVerve MGV 8317
22730-3Royal Garden Blues-
22731-4Beale Street Blues-
22732-5Loveless Love-
22733-4Basin Street Blues-
Harry Edison (trumpet) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Duke Ellington (piano) Les Spann (guitar, flute) Al Hall (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
22734-1Weary Blues-
22735-9Squeeze MeVerve MGV 8345
22736-5Wabash BluesVerve MGV 8317
22737-2Stompy JonesVerve MGV 8345
22738-11Going Up-
* Verve MGV 8317, MGVS 6055   Duke Ellington And Johnny Hodges Play The Blues - Back To Back
= Verve 2V6S 8822   Duke Ellington, Johnny Hodges - Blues Summit
* Verve MGV 8345, MGVS 6109, 2V6S 8822   Duke Ellington, Johnny Hodges - Blues Summit

Mitzi Gaynor With Russ Garcia Orchestra

Mitzi Gaynor (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Russ Garcia (conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, February 21, 1959
26252Here's What I'm Here ForVerve MGV 2115
26253My Ship-
26254Isn't It A Pity-
26255Spring Again-
* Verve MGV 2115, MGVS 6049   Mitzi Gaynor Sings The Lyrics Of Ira Gershwin

The Jimmy Giuffre 3

Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet, tenor, baritone sax) Jim Hall (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, February 23 & 25 & March 2, 1959
25057-28The Happy ManVerve MGV 8307
25058-16Princess-
25059-13Song Of The Wing-
25060-6Lovely Willow-
25061-2The Little Melody-
25062-1The Story-
25063-5Time Machine-
* Verve MGV 8307, MGVS 6039   The Jimmy Giuffre 3 - 7 Pieces

Warne Marsh Quintet

Lee Konitz (alto sax) Warne Marsh (tenor sax) Bill Evans (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Paul Motian (drums)
"Half Note", NYC, February 24, 1959
Palo AltoVerve 314 512 659-2
How About You-
My Melancholy Baby-
Scrapple From The Apple-
You Stepped Out Of A Dream-
317 E. 32nd-
April-
It's You Or No One-
Just Friends-
Baby, Baby All The Time-
Lennie-Bird-
Subconscious-Lee-
* Verve 314 512 659-2   Lee Konitz - Live At The Half Note

Mitzi Gaynor With Russ Garcia Orchestra

Mitzi Gaynor (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Russ Garcia (conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, February 24, 1959
26256Treat Me RoughVerve MGV 2115
26257Soon-
26258That Certain Feeling-
26259I Can't Get Started-
* Verve MGV 2115, MGVS 6049   Mitzi Gaynor Sings The Lyrics Of Ira Gershwin

Mitzi Gaynor With Russ Garcia Orchestra

Mitzi Gaynor (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Russ Garcia (conductor): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, February 27, 1959
26260Gotta Have Me Go With YouVerve MGV 2115
26261There's A Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon For New York-
26262Island In The West Indies-
26263Half Of It Dearie Blues-
* Verve MGV 2115, MGVS 6049   Mitzi Gaynor Sings The Lyrics Of Ira Gershwin

Lester Young Quintet

Lester Young (tenor sax) Rene Urtreger (piano) Jimmy Gourley (guitar) Pierre Michelot (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Barclay Studios, Paris, France, March 4, 1959
26575-2 | (2829)I Didn't Know What Time It WasVerve MGV 8378
26576-2 | (2830)Oh, Lady Be Good-
26577-2 | (2831)Almost Like Being In Love-
26578-1 | (2832)Three Little Words-
26579-1 | (2833)I Cover The Waterfront-
26580-1 | (2834)I Can't Get Started-
26581-5 | (2835)Indiana-
26582-2 | (2836)Pennies From Heaven-
26583-1 | (2837)New D.B. Blues-
26584-2 | (2838)Lullaby Of Birdland-
26585-2 | (2839)There'll Never Be Another You-
26586-1 | (2840)Tea For Two-
* Verve MGV 8378   Lester Young In Paris

Ella Fitzgerald With Nelson Riddle's Orchestra

Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Bob Cooper (tenor sax) Alvin Stoller (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) unidentified strings, Nelson Riddle (arranger, director) and others
Los Angeles, CA, March 18, 1959
22749-5I Can't Be Bothered NowVerve MGV 4028, MGV 4029-5, VE2 2525
22750-5Of Thee I SingVerve MGV 4026, MGV 4029-5, VE2 2525
22751-9I Was Doing All RightVerve MGV 4027, MGV 4029-5
22752-6Funny FaceVerve MGV 4028, MGV 4029-5
22753-6Fascinating RhythmVerve MGV 4028, MGV 4029-5, VE2 2525
* Verve MGV 4028, MGVS 6081   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Vol. 5
* Verve MGV 4029-5, MGVS 6082-5   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book
* Verve VE2 2525   Ella Fitzgerald - The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book
* Verve MGV 4026, MGVS 6079   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Vol. 3
* Verve MGV 4027, MGVS 6080   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Vol. 4

Chuck Hix

Chuck Hix
Los Angeles, CA, March 20, 1959
26267Is You IsVerve V 10190
26268SandyVerve V 10169
26269Ballad Of A Bad ManVerve V 10190
26270Sweet SixteenVerve V 10169
* Verve V 10190   Chuck Hix - Is You Is / Ballad Of A Bad Man
* Verve V 10169   Chuck Hix - Sandy / Sweet Sixteen

Mel Torme With Billy May Orchestra

Mel Torme (vocals) Billy May Orchestra
Los Angeles, CA, March 21, 1959
22754-4Voya Con DiosVerve MGV 2117
22755-4Six Lessons From Madam La Zonga-
22756-3Nina-
22757-7FrenesiVerve V 10174, MGV 2117
22758-5 | 64VK319South Of The BorderVerve MGV 2117, V/V6 8593
* Verve MGV 2117, MGVS 6058   Mel Torme, Billy May - Ole Torme!
* Verve V/V6 8593   The Best Of Mel Torme - Verve's Choice
* Verve V 10174   Mel Torme - Frenesi / At The Crossroads

Papa Bue's Viking Jazzband With George Lewis

Finn Otto Hansen (trumpet) Arne "Papa Bue" Jensen (trombone) George Lewis, Jorgen Svare (clarinet) Bjarne Petersen (banjo) Mogens Seidelin (bass) Ib Lundschouw (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, March 24 & 25, 1959
Far Away BluesStoryville (D) SLP 195; Verve (D) EPV 5167
You Always Hurt The One You Love-
Listen To The Mocking Bird-
Mary Wore A Golden Chain-
Silverthreads Among The GoldStoryville (D) SLP 195; Verve (D) EPV 5168
Isle Of Capri-
The Old Spinning Wheel In The Parlor-
If Ever I Cease To Love-
* Storyville (D) SLP 195   Papa Bue's Viking Jazzband With George Lewis
* Verve (D) EPV 5167   Papa Bue's Viking Jazzband With George Lewis, No. 1
* Verve (D) EPV 5168   Papa Bue's Viking Jazzband With George Lewis, No. 2

Ella Fitzgerald With Frank DeVol Orchestra

Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) Frank DeVol Orchestra
Los Angeles, CA, March 25, 1959
22759-4You Go To My HeadVerve MGV 4034
22760-4Willow Weep For Me-
22761-4I've Grown Accustomed To His Face-
22762-4Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year-
22763-6I'm Thru With LoveVerve V 10171, MGV 4034
22764-4Pennies From Heavenunissued
22765Great Day-
22766-3Detour Ahead-
* Verve MGV 4034, MGVS 6100   Ella Fitzgerald - Hello Love
* Verve V 10171   Ella Fitzgerald - Stairway To The Stars / I'm Thru With Love

Ella Fitzgerald With Nelson Riddle's Orchestra

Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) Nelson Riddle's Orchestra
Los Angeles, CA, March 26, 1959
22768-4My One And OnlyVerve MGV 4024, MGV 4029-5
22769-2Someone To Watch Over MeVerve MGV 4025, MGV 4029-5, VE2 2525
22770-7Nice Work If You Can Get ItVerve MGV 4024, MGV 4029-5, VE2 2525
22771-3Love Walked InVerve MGV 4027, MGV 4029-5
22772-10But Not For Me (spiced master)Verve V 10180, VE2 2525
22773-15Let's Call The Whole Thing OffVerve MGV 4024, MGV 4029-5, VE2 2525
22774-6Lookin' For A BoyVerve MGV 4025, MGV 4029-5
22775-7Loreleiunissued
22776-3Let's Kiss And Make UpVerve MGV 4028, MGV 4029-5
22777-8They All LaughedVerve MGV 4025, MGV 4029-5, VE2 2525
* Verve MGV 4024, MGVS 6077   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Vol. 1
* Verve MGV 4029-5, MGVS 6082-5   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book
* Verve MGV 4025, MGVS 6078   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Vol. 2
* Verve VE2 2525   Ella Fitzgerald - The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book
* Verve MGV 4027, MGVS 6080   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Vol. 4
* Verve MGV 4028, MGVS 6081   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Vol. 5
* Verve V 10180   Ella Fitzgerald - But Not For Me (spiced master) / You Make Me Feel So Young

Herb Ellis - Jimmy Giuffre Nonet

Art Pepper, Bud Shank (alto sax) Richie Kamuca (tenor sax) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor, baritone sax) Lou Levy (piano) Herb Ellis, Jim Hall (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 26, 1959
26285-5Goose GeeseVerve MGV 8311
26286-3When Your Lover Has Gone-
26287-8You Know-
26288-7My Old Flame-
26289-4Country Boy-
26290-10People Will Say We're In Love-
26291-7Remember-
26292-1Patricia-
* Verve MGV 8311, MGVS 6045   Herb Ellis Meets Jimmy Giuffre

Kid Ory Band

Teddy Buckner (trumpet) Kid Ory (trombone, vocals) Caughey Roberts (clarinet) Cedric Haywood (piano) Frank Haggerty (guitar) Charles Oden (bass) Jesse Sailes (drums)
San Francisco, CA, March 31 & April 1, 1959
22778-1Friendless BluesVerve MGV 1017
22779-1Way Down South-
22780-2Joe Turner Blues-
22781-1Aunt Hagar's Blues-
22782-3Harlem Blues-
22783-4St. Louis Blues-
22784-3Yellow Dog Blues-
22785-1Atlanta Blues-
22786-1Loveless Love-
* Verve MGV 1017, MGVS 6061   Kid Ory Plays W.C. Handy

Mort Sahl

Mort Sahl
circa March, 1959???
26271Part 1Verve DJ EP
26272Part 2-
* Verve DJ EP   Mort Sahl

Anita O'Day With Billy May Orchestra

Anita O'Day (vocals) Billy May Orchestra
Los Angeles, CA, April 2, 1959
22786A-2Just One Of Those ThingsVerve MGV 2118, VE2 2534
22787-4Love For SaleVerve MGV 2118
22788-4All Of You-
22789-7Easy To LoveVerve MGV 2118, VE2 2534
22790-2You'd Be So Nice To Come Home ToVerve MGV 2118
* Verve MGV 2118, MGVS 6059   Anita O'Day - Swings Cole Porter
* Verve VE2 2534   Anita O'Day - The Big Band Sessions

Mel Torme With Billy May Orchestra

Mel Torme (vocals) Billy May Orchestra
Los Angeles, CA, April 2, 1959
22791-4 | 64VK320PerfidiaVerve MGV 2117, V/V6 8593
22792-7The Rhumba JumpsVerve MGV 2117
22793-2At The CrossroadsVerve V 10174, MGV 2117
22794-3Cuban Love SongVerve MGV 2117
22795-5Rosita-
22796-4Adios-
22797Baia-
* Verve MGV 2117, MGVS 6058   Mel Torme, Billy May - Ole Torme!
* Verve V/V6 8593   The Best Of Mel Torme - Verve's Choice
* Verve V 10174   Mel Torme - Frenesi / At The Crossroads

Anita O'Day With Jimmy Giuffre Orchestra

Anita O'Day (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Jimmy Giuffre (arranger, director)
Los Angeles, CA, April 6, 1959
26301-5Come Rain Or Come ShineVerve MGV 8312, VE2 2534
26302-3You're A Clown-
26303-1Easy Come, Easy Go-
26304-13A Lover Is Blue-
* Verve MGV 8312, MGVS 6046   Anita O'Day Sings Jimmy Giuffre Arrangements
* Verve VE2 2534   Anita O'Day - The Big Band Sessions

Anita O'Day With Jimmy Giuffre Orchestra

Anita O'Day (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Jimmy Giuffre (arranger, director): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, April 7, 1959
26305-12Mack The KnifeVerve MGV 8312
26306-4Gone With The WindVerve MGV 8312, VE2 2534
26307-4Hershey Bar-
26308-2My Heart Belongs To Daddy-
* Verve MGV 8312, MGVS 6046   Anita O'Day Sings Jimmy Giuffre Arrangements
* Verve VE2 2534   Anita O'Day - The Big Band Sessions

Johnny Hodges Tentet

Harold Baker (trumpet) Quentin Jackson, John Sanders (trombone) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor sax) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Ben Webster (tenor sax) Jimmy Jones (piano) Les Spann (guitar, flute) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, April 7, 1959
26324A-3First KlassVerve MGV 8350
26325-5Second Klass-
26326-4Straight Back-
26327-1Steerageunissued
26328-4-Verve MGV 8350
26329-5Third Klass-
* Verve MGV 8350, MGVS 6115   Johnny Hodges - A Smooth One (not released)
= Verve VE2 2532   Johnny Hodges - The Smoothe One

Johnny Hodges Tentet

Harold Baker (trumpet) Quentin Jackson, John Sanders (trombone) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor sax) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Ben Webster (tenor sax) Jimmy Jones (piano) Les Spann (guitar, flute) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums): same personnel
NYC, April 8, 1959
26330-5Meet The FrogVerve MGV 8350
26331-1Nite Life-
26332-2My Melancholy Baby-
26333-10Lotus Blossom-
26334-6Free For All-
* Verve MGV 8350, MGVS 6115   Johnny Hodges - A Smooth One (not released)
= Verve VE2 2532   Johnny Hodges - The Smoothe One

Blossom Dearie Quartet

Blossom Dearie (piano, vocals) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
NYC, April 8 & 9, 1959
26336Lucky To Be MeVerve MGV 2109
26337Just In Time-
26338Some Other Time-
26339Dance Only With Me-
26340I Like Myself-
26341It's Love-
26342The Party's Over-
26343How Will He Know-
26344Blossom's Bluesunissued
26345Hold Me, Hold Me, Hold MeVerve MGV 2109
26346Lonely Town-
* Verve MGV 2109, MGVS 6050   Blossom Dearie Sings Comden And Green

Anita O'Day With Jimmy Giuffre Orchestra

Anita O'Day (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Jimmy Giuffre (arranger, director)
Los Angeles, CA, April 8, 1959
26309-1Orphan AnnieVerve MGV 8312
26310-6The Way You Look TonightVerve MGV 8312, VE2 2534
26311-5It Had To Be You-
26312-12Hurry For Hollywood (as Hooray For Hollywood)Verve MGV 8312
* Verve MGV 8312, MGVS 6046   Anita O'Day Sings Jimmy Giuffre Arrangements
* Verve VE2 2534   Anita O'Day - The Big Band Sessions

Gary Crosby And His All Stars

Pete Candoli (trumpet) Gene Estes (vibes) Paul Smith (piano) Howard Roberts (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Larry Bunker or Bill Richmond (drums) Gary Crosby (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, April 8, 1959
26313-9I've Got My Love To Keep Me WarmVerve MGV 2121
26314-10Manana-
26315-9I'll Never Be Free-
26316-6Old Buttermilk Sky-
* Verve MGV 2121, MGVS 6067   Gary Crosby - The Happy Bachelor

Anita O'Day With Billy May Orchestra

Anita O'Day (vocals) Billy May Orchestra
Los Angeles, CA, April 9, 1959
22798-6I Got A Kick Out Of YouVerve MGV 2118, VE2 2534
22799-4I Love YouVerve MGV 2118
22800-2I've Got You Under My Skin-
22801-2Get Out Of TownVerve V 10179, MGV 2118, VE2 2534
22802-2What Is This Thing Called LoveVerve MGV 2118, VE2 2534
22803-9Night And DayVerve V 10179, MGV 2118, VE2 2534
22804-4It's DelovelyVerve MGV 2118
* Verve MGV 2118, MGVS 6059   Anita O'Day - Swings Cole Porter
* Verve VE2 2534   Anita O'Day - The Big Band Sessions
* Verve V 10179   Anita O'Day - Get Out Of Town / Night And Day

Gary Crosby And His All Stars

Pete Candoli (trumpet) Gene Estes (vibes) Paul Smith (piano) Howard Roberts (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Larry Bunker or Bill Richmond (drums) Gary Crosby (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, April 9, 1959
26317-5You Won't Be Satisfied Until You Break My HeartVerve MGV 2121
26318-4Side By Side-
26319-6Undecided-
26320-7I'm Beginning To See The Light-
* Verve MGV 2121, MGVS 6067   Gary Crosby - The Happy Bachelor

Bobby Scott And His Orchestra

Jim Buffington (French horn) Jerome Richardson (flute) Dave Kurtzer (oboe, sax) Hal McKusick (alto sax, clarinet) Harry Lookofsky, Gene Orloff (violin) Dave Schwartz (viola) Charles McCracken (cello) Bobby Scott (piano, vocals) John Drew (bass)
NYC, April 9 & 10, 1959
26362-6Lucky To Be MeVerve MGV 8326
26363-4Some Other Time-
26364-2New York, New York-
26365-4Somewhere-
26366-3It Must Be So-
26367-1Lonely Town-
26368-6A Quiet Girl-
26369-6It's Love-
26370-9Maria-
26371-8You Got Me-
26372-6I Can Cook Too-
26373-7Tonight-
* Verve MGV 8326, MGVS 6065   Bobby Scott Plays The Music Of Leonard Bernstein

Junior Mance Trio

Junior Mance (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Lex Humphries (drums)
NYC, April 9, 1959
26347A Smooth OneVerve MGV 8319
26348Miss Jackie's Delight-
26349Whisper Not-
26350Love For Sale-
26351Lilacs In The Rain-
26352Small Fry-
26353Jubilation-
26354Birks' Works-
26355Blues For Beverlee-
26356Junior's Tune-
* Verve MGV 8319, MGVS 6057   Junior Mance - Junior

Ben Webster And Associates

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Coleman Hawkins, Budd Johnson, Ben Webster (tenor sax) Jimmy Jones (piano) Les Spann (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, April 9, 1959
26357-1Budd JohnsonVerve MGV 8318, VE2 2520
26358-3De-Dar-
26359-2Young Bean-
26360-3Time After Time-
26361-3In A Mellow Tone-
* Verve MGV 8318, MGVS 6056   Ben Webster And Associates
* Verve VE2 2520   Ben Webster, Coleman Hawkins - Tenor Giants

Gary Crosby And His All Stars

Pete Candoli (trumpet) Gene Estes (vibes) Paul Smith (piano) Howard Roberts (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Larry Bunker or Bill Richmond (drums) Gary Crosby (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, April 10, 1959
26321-10The Happy BachelorVerve V 10175, MGV 2121
26322-4Glow WormVerve MGV 2121
26323-7Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall-
26324-6This Little Girl Of MineVerve V 10175, MGV 2121
* Verve MGV 2121, MGVS 6067   Gary Crosby - The Happy Bachelor
* Verve V 10175   Gary Crosby - The Happy Bachelor / This Little Girl Of Mine

Lyle Ritz

Lyle Ritz (ukulele)
Los Angeles, CA, April 15, 16 & 21, 1959
22805-4BRose RoomVerve MGV 8333
22806-7Blue Hawaii-
22807-3The Song Is You-
22808-3Leis Of Jazz-
22809-13Blue Lou-
22810-7Clean From Porterville-
22811-1Polka Dots And Moonbeams-
22812-4On The Beach At Waikiki-
22813-5Pick-A-Lili-
22814-4Perjazz-
22815-4Hana Maui-
22816-8Skylark-
* Verve MGV 8333, MGVS 6070   Lyle Ritz And His Jazz Ukulele - 50th State Jazz

Mel Torme With Marty Paich Orchestra

Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto, tenor sax) Victor Feldman (vibes) Marty Paich (piano, organ, celeste, arranger) 5 unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Mel Torme (vocals) The Mel-Tones: Ginny O'Connor, Bernie Parke, Sue Allen, Tom Kenny (chorus) unidentified orchestra
Los Angeles, CA, April 23, 28 & 29, 1959
26374-11Makin' Whoopee!Verve MGV 2120
26375-4What Is This Thing Called Love-
26376-20Baubles, Bangles And Beads-
26377-4It Happened In Monterey-
26378-7I've Never Been In Love Before-
26379-6Truckin'-
26380-5Hit The Road To Dreamland-
26381-8Li'l Darlin'-
26382-6A Bunch Of The Blues: Don't Dream Of Anybody But Me / Keester Parade / TNT / Tiny's Blues-
26383-5Some Like It Hot-
26384-7A Smooth One-
26385-13I Hadn't Anyone Till You-
* Verve MGV 2120, MGVS 6063   Mel Torme With The Meltones - Back In Town

Stan Getz Quartet

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Lou Levy (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
live in Stuttgart, West Germany, April 28, 1959
But BeautifulVerve 815 239-1
* Verve 815 239-1   Stan Getz - Stan The Man

Pete Brown Quintet

Pete Brown (alto sax) Reginald Ashby (piano) Wally Richardson (guitar) Bill Pemberton (bass) Clarence Stroman (drums)
NYC, May 5 & 6, 1959
22817-4CherokeeVerve MGV 8365
22818-2Sometimes I'm Happy-
22819-1Blues For Leslie (Leslie's Blues)-
22820-3It All Depends On You-
22821-4Body And Soul-
22822-3Avalon-
22823-1But Not For Me-
22824-1Trouble In Mind-
* Verve MGV 8365, MGVS 6133   Pete Brown - From The Heart

Lee Konitz - Jimmy Giuffre Octet

Lee Konitz, Hal McKusick (alto sax) Ted Brown, Warne Marsh (tenor sax) Jimmy Giuffre (baritone sax, arranger) Bill Evans (piano) Buddy Clark (bass) Ronnie Free (drums)
Nola Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, May 12 & 13, 1959
22829-2Moonlight In VermontVerve MGV 8335
22830-10The Song Is You-
22831-11Somp'n Outa' Nothin'-
22832-31Uncharted-
22833-33Someone To Watch Over Me-
22834-22Palo Alto-
22835-35When Your Lover Has Gone-
22836-24Cork'n Bib-
22837-28Darn That Dream-
* Verve MGV 8335, MGVS 6073   Lee Konitz Meets Jimmy Giuffre

Sonny Stitt With Oscar Peterson Trio

Sonny Stitt (alto, tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Paris, France, May 18, 1959
50001-7I Can't Give You Anything But LoveVerve MGV 8344
50002-4Bird's Tune (aka Au Privave)-
50003-2The Gypsy-
50004-2Moten Swing-
50005-3Blues For Prez, Sweets, Ben And All The Other Funky Ones-
50006-5Easy Does It-
50007-3I'll Remember April-
50008-10Scrapple From The Apple-
* Verve MGV 8344, MGVS 6108   Sonny Stitt Sits In With The Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Paris, France, May 18, 1959
50009-2Violets For Your Fursunissued
50010-3You Make Me Feel So YoungVerve MGV 8334
50011-9Come Dance With Me-
50012-2Saturday Night-
50013-12Young At Heartunissued
50014-2This Love For Mine-
50015-4The Tender TrapVerve MGV 8334
50016-2Learnin' The Blues-
50017-4Witchcraft-
50018-4Just In Time-
50019-8It Happened In Monterey-
50020-2I Get A Kick Out Of You-
50021-4All Of Me-
50022-2The Birth Of The Blues-
50023-8How About You-
50024-2Try A Little Tendernessunissued
50025-4Someone To Watch Over Me-
* Verve MGV 8334, MGVS 6071   Oscar Peterson - A Jazz Portrait Of Frank Sinatra

Blossom Dearie Quintet

Bobby Jaspar (flute, tenor sax) Blossom Dearie (piano, vocals) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
NYC, May 21 & 22, 1959
26482It's Too Good To Talk About NowVerve MGV 2125
26483Little Jazz Bird-
26484You've Got Something I Want-
26485My Gentleman Friend-
26486Chez Moi-
26487Boum-
26488L'eTang-
26490Hello Love-
26491Someone To Watch Over Me-
* Verve MGV 2125, MGVS 6112   Blossom Dearie - My Gentleman Friend

Horacio Salgan And Ubaldo De Lio

Horacio Salgan (piano) Ubaldo De Lio (guitar)
Argentina, May 28 & 29, 1959
26704Orgullo CriolloVerve MGV 2149
26705Tango De L'eco-
26706Augustin Bardi-
26707Boedo-
26708Uba A Fuego Lento-
26709Taquito Militar-
26710Buenos Aires A Las Tres De La Manha-
26711Mama Vieja-
26712Para Que-
26713Ay Tirana-
26714Valsecito Amigo-
26715La Casita De Mis Viejos-
26716Bosque Encantado-
* Verve MGV 2149   Horacio Salgan, Ubaldo De Lio - Buenos Aires At 3 A.M.

Randy Sparks

Randy Sparks (vocals) and others
Los Angeles, CA?, June 3, 1959
26386-11VenusVerve MGV 2126
26387-9Crackerjack RingVerve V 10177
26388-4Big Nightunissued
* Verve MGV 2126   Randy Sparks - Walkin' The Low Road
* Verve V 10177   Randy Sparks - Make Her Mine / Crackerjack Ring

Quintetto Basso-Valdambrini

Oscar Valdambrini (trumpet) Gianni Basso (tenor sax) Renato Sellani (piano) Giorgio Azzolini (bass) Gianni Cazzola (drums)
Milan, Italy, June 9 & 10, 1959
Fan-TanMusic (It) LPM 2079
Come Out Wherever You Are-
Parlami D'Amore Mariu-
Everything Happens To Me-
Lo Struzzo Oscar-
Lotar-
Like Someone In Love-
C'est Si Bon-
Gene With The Wind-
I Can't Get Started / Lover Man-
I Wanna Be Kissed-
Chet To Chet-
* Music (It) LPM 2079; Verve MGV 20009   Gianni Basso, Oscar Valdambrini - Basso Valdambrini Quintet

Herbie Mann Sextet

Herbie Mann (flute, tenor sax) Johnny Rae (vibes, timbales) Knobby Totah (bass) Santo Miranda (drums) Jose Mangual, Carlos "Patato" Valdes (congas, bongos, maracas)
"Basin Street East", NYC, June 30, 1959
22853Todos LocosVerve MGV 8336, V6 8784
22854Cuban Potatoe ChipsVerve MGV 8336, V6 8784, VSP 8
22855Come On MuleVerve MGV 8336, 2V6S 8821, VSP 8
22856 | 63VK323The Amazon RiverVerve MGV 8336, V/V6 8527, 2V6S 8821
22857CaravanVerve MGV 8336, V6 8784, VSP 21
* Verve MGV 8336, MGVS 6074   Flautista! Herbie Mann Plays Afro-Cuban Jazz
* Verve V6 8784   Herbie Mann - The Great Mann
* Verve VSP 8   Herbie Mann - Bongo, Conga And Flute
* Verve 2V6S 8821   Herbie Mann - Et Tu Flute
* Verve V/V6 8527   Herbie Mann - Sound Of Mann
* Verve VSP 21   Herbie Mann - Big Band Mann

Stan Wilson

Stan Wilson (guitar, vocals) and others
"The Ash Grove", Los Angeles, CA, June, 1959
26389Wayfaring StrangerVerve MGV 2122
26390Kitch-
26391Shenandoah-
26392When The World Was Young-
26393When You Are Old And Grey-
26394Black Angel-
26395John Anderson My Jo-
26396What Are The Little Boys Made Of-
26397The Ash Grove-
26398What'cha Gonna Do-
26399Chaque Un (Choucoune)-
26400Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair-
26400-ARain It Raineth Every Day-
* Verve MGV 2122, MGVS 6075   Stan Wilson - At The Ash Grove

Andre Previn Trio

Andre Previn (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, circa summer 1959
63VK605Should IMGM E 3812; Verve V/V6 8565
63VK608Guido's Blackhawk-
63VK614Like Blue-
* MGM E 3812   Andre Previn - The Subterraneans
* Verve V/V6 8565   The Essential Andre Previn

Ernie Heckscher And His Orchestra

Ernie Heckscher And His Orchestra
circa summer 1959
26498Gigi MedleyVerve MGV 4033
26499Medley: It Had To Be You / ...-
26500Limehouse BluesVerve V 10193, MGV 4033
26501Solamente Una VezVerve MGV 4033
26502Ain't We Got Fun / ...-
26503The Merry Widow Waltz-
26504Girl Friend-
26505Medley: Charleston / ...-
26506Medley: It's De-Lovely / ...-
26507Maybe-
26508Medley: Top Hat, White Tie And Tails / ...-
26509Medley: Manhattan / ...-
26510Brazil-
26511Medley: Mountain Greenery / ...-
* Verve MGV 4033, MGVS 6094   Ernie Heckscher And His Orchestra - Let's Dance With Ernie
* Verve V 10193   Ernie Heckscher - Mack The Knife / Limehouse Blues

Ella Fitzgerald With Frank DeVol Orchestra

Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) Frank DeVol Orchestra
Los Angeles, CA, July 11, 1959
26413-5My Old FlameVerve MGV 4032
26414-2Gone With The Wind-
26415-8That Old Feeling-
26416-3Moonlight Becomes YouVerve MGV 4036
26417-2Moonlight SerenadeVerve MGV 4032
26418-3You Make Me Feel So YoungVerve V 10180, MGV 4036
* Verve MGV 4032, MGVS 6072   Ella Fitzgerald Sings Sweet Songs For Swingers
* Verve MGV 4036, MGVS 6102   Ella Fitzgerald - Get Happy!
* Verve V 10180   Ella Fitzgerald - But Not For Me (spiced master) / You Make Me Feel So Young

Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, July 14-August 9, 1959
50039-1LisaVerve MGV 8351, V/V6 8700
50040-2Con AlmaVerve MGV 8351
50041-5Close Your Eyes-
50042-2The Maidens Of Cadiz-
50043-7My Heart Stood StillVerve MGV 8351, V/V6 8700
50044-8Woody'n YouVerve MGV 8351
same session
50045-6CottontailVerve MGV 2055
50046-1Things Ain't What They Used To Be-
50047-1Take The "A" Train-
50048-1I've Got It Bad And That Ain't Good-
50049-2Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me-
50050John Hardy's Wife-
50051-3Sophisticated LadyVerve MGV 2055, 2V6S 8818
50052-3Rockin' The RhythmVerve MGV 2055
50053-3Prelude To A Kiss-
50054-1Don't Get Around Much Anymore-
50055-1In A Mellow Tone-
50056-1Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'-
same session
50057-3It Ain't Necessarily SoVerve MGV 2054
50058-1The Man I Love-
50059-3Love Walked In-
50060-8I Was Doing All Right-
50061-4A Foggy Day-
50062-3Lady Be GoodVerve MGV 2054, V/V6 8700
50063-3Love Is Here To StayVerve MGV 2054, V6 8775
50064-6They All LaughedVerve MGV 2054
50065-5Let's Call The Whole Thing Off-
50066-4Summertime-
50067-4Nice Work If You Can Get It-
50068-2Shall We Dance-
same session
50069-1BewitchedVerve MGV 2057
50070-2This Can't Be Love-
50071-1It Might As Well Be SpringVerve MGV 2057, V6 8775
50072-2Johnny One NoteVerve MGV 2057
50073-3The Surrey With The Fringe On Top-
50074-3The Lady Is A Tramp-
50075-2Blue Moon-
50076-3Isn't It Romantic-
50077-5ManhattanVerve MGV 2057, V/V6 8700
50078-3LoverVerve MGV 2057
50079-2I Didn't Know What Time It Was-
50080-1My Funny Valentine-
same session
50081-1The Way You Look TonightVerve MGV 2056, V6 8775
50082-4YesterdaysVerve MGV 2056
50083-8I Won't Dance-
50084-1Bill-
50085-7The Song Is You-
50086-2A Fine Romance-
50087-5Can't Help Lovin' Dat ManVerve MGV 2056, V/V6 8700
50088-15Ol' Man River-
50089-1Long Ago And Far AwayVerve MGV 2056
50090-1Lovely To Look At-
50091-1Pick Yourself Up-
50092-3Smoke Gets In Your Eyes-
same session
50093-3It's Alright With MeVerve MGV 2052
50094-1Love For Sale-
50095-1Just One Of Those Things-
50096-2I've Got You Under My Skin-
50097-3Every Time We Say Goodbye-
50098-1In The Still Of The Night-
50099-10Night And Day-
50100-4Easy To Love-
50101-1Why Can't You Behave-
50102-3I Love Paris-
50103-5It's De-Lovely-
50104-5I Concentrate On You-
same session
50105-2Serenade In BlueVerve MGV 2059
50106-5Lullaby Of BroadwayVerve MGV 2059, V6 8775
50107-2I Only Have Eyes For YouVerve MGV 2059
50108-6Chattanooga Choo Choo-
50109-3I Had The Craziest Dream-
50110-2You'll Never KnowVerve MGV 2059, V6 8775
50111-3Time On My HandsVerve MGV 2059
50112-4Great Day-
50113-3More Than You Know-
50114-7Carioca-
50115-1Without A Song-
50116-6Drums In My Heat-
same session
50117-3I've Got My Love To Keep Me WarmVerve MGV 2053
50118-4Supper Time-
50119-4I'm Putting All My Eggs In One Basket-
50120-4Change Partners-
50121-2The Song Is Ended-
50122-1Cheek To Cheek-
50123-4I Used To Be Color Blind-
50124-1You're Laughing At Me-
50125-4Top Hat, White Tie And Tails-
50126-1How Deep Is The Ocean-
50127-1Isn't It A Lovely Day-
50128-1(You Forgot To) RememberVerve MGV 2053, V/V6 8700
same session
50129-1As Long As I LiveVerve MGV 2060
50130-3Come Rain Or Come Shine-
50131-2Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive-
50132-4Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea-
50133-1I've Got The World On A String-
50134-1That Old Black Magic-
50135Let's Fall In Love-
50136-1Stormy Weather-
50137-2Over The RainbowVerve MGV 2060, V6 8775
50138-3Happiness Is Just A Thing Called JoeVerve MGV 2060
50139-1The Man That Got Away-
50140-3Ill Wind-
same session
50141-5When My Sugar Walks Down The StreetVerve MGV 2061
50142-1I Can't Believe That You're In Love With MeVerve MGV 2061, V/V6 8700
50143-3On The Sunny Side Of The StreetVerve MGV 2061
50144-1Don't Blame Me-
50145-1I'm In The Mood For Love-
50146-2I Can't Give You Anything But Love-
50147-2I Couldn't Sleep A Wink Last Night-
50148-2Digga Digga Doo-
50149-5You're A Sweetheart-
50150-1I Feel A Song Comin' On-
50151-1Lost In A Fog-
50152-2Can't Get Out Of This Mood-
* Verve MGV 8351, MGVS 6116   The Jazz Soul Of Oscar Peterson
* Verve V/V6 8700   Oscar Peterson - Thoroughly Modern 20's
* Verve MGV 2055, MGVS 6086   Oscar Peterson Plays The Duke Ellington Song Book
* Verve 2V6S 8818   Various Artists - We Love You Madly - A Tribute To Duke Ellington
* Verve MGV 2054, MGVS 6085   Oscar Peterson Plays The George Gershwin Song Book
* Verve V6 8775   Oscar Peterson - Oscar's
* Verve MGV 2057, MGVS 6088   Oscar Peterson Plays The Richard Rodgers Song Book
* Verve MGV 2056, MGVS 6087   Oscar Peterson Plays The Jerome Kern Song Book
* Verve MGV 2052, MGVS 6083   Oscar Peterson Plays The Cole Porter Song Book
* Verve MGV 2059, MGVS 6090   Oscar Peterson Plays The Harry Warren Song Book
* Verve MGV 2053, MGVS 6084   Oscar Peterson Plays The Irving Berlin Song Book
* Verve MGV 2060, MGVS 6091   Oscar Peterson Plays The Harold Arlen Song Book
* Verve MGV 2061, MGVS 6092   Oscar Peterson Plays The Jimmy McHugh Song Book

Ella Fitzgerald With Nelson Riddle's Orchestra

Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) Nelson Riddle's Orchestra
Los Angeles, CA, July 15, 1959
22775-16LoreleiVerve MGV 4028, MGV 4029-5, VE2 2525
26433-7Small We DanceVerve MGV 4027, MGV 4029-5, VE2 2525
26434-3That Certain FeelingVerve MGV 4025, MGV 4029-5, VE2 2525
26435-7What Love Has Done To MeVerve MGV 4028, MGV 4029-5
26436-7Boy WantedVerve MGV 4026, MGV 4029-5
26437-3Half Of It Dearie BluesVerve MGV 4027, MGV 4029-5, VE2 2525
* Verve MGV 4028, MGVS 6081   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Vol. 5
* Verve MGV 4029-5, MGVS 6082-5   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book
* Verve VE2 2525   Ella Fitzgerald - The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book
* Verve MGV 4027, MGVS 6080   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Vol. 4
* Verve MGV 4025, MGVS 6078   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Vol. 2
* Verve MGV 4026, MGVS 6079   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Vol. 3

Ella Fitzgerald With Nelson Riddle's Orchestra

Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) Nelson Riddle's Orchestra: same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, July 16, 1959
26438-6'S WonderfulVerve MGV 4025, MGV 4029-5, VE2 2525
26439-3Who Cares-
26440-8Treat Me RoughVerve MGV 4027, MGV 4029-5
26441-3Strike Up The BandVerve MGV 4026, MGV 4029-5
26442-12Samson And DelilahVerve MGV 4024, MGV 4029-5
26443-3By StraussVerve MGV 4025, MGV 4029-5, VE2 2525
* Verve MGV 4025, MGVS 6078   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Vol. 2
* Verve MGV 4029-5, MGVS 6082-5   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book
* Verve VE2 2525   Ella Fitzgerald - The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book
* Verve MGV 4027, MGVS 6080   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Vol. 4
* Verve MGV 4026, MGVS 6079   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Vol. 3
* Verve MGV 4024, MGVS 6077   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Vol. 1

Ella Fitzgerald With Nelson Riddle's Orchestra

Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) Nelson Riddle's Orchestra: same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, July 17, 1959
26444-11My Cousin From MilwaukeeVerve MGV 4025, MGV 4029-5, VE2 2525
26445-9Things Are Looking UpVerve MGV 4024, MGV 4029-5, VE2 2525
26446-5Stiff Upper LipVerve MGV 4026, MGV 4029-5
26447-12Oh So NiceVerve MGV 4028, MGV 4029-5
26448-5Just Another RhumbaVerve MGV 4024, MGV 4029-5
* Verve MGV 4025, MGVS 6078   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Vol. 2
* Verve MGV 4029-5, MGVS 6082-5   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book
* Verve VE2 2525   Ella Fitzgerald - The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book
* Verve MGV 4024, MGVS 6077   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Vol. 1
* Verve MGV 4026, MGVS 6079   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Vol. 3
* Verve MGV 4028, MGVS 6081   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Vol. 5

The Fraternity Brothers

The Fraternity Brothers (vocal group)
July 17, 1959
26468-16Too SoonVerve unissued
26469-14Coralee-
26470-32Mine-

Ella Fitzgerald With Nelson Riddle's Orchestra

Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) Nelson Riddle's Orchestra
Los Angeles, CA, July 18, 1959
26449-6Somebody From SomewhereVerve MGV 4025, MGV 4029-5
26450-4Love Is Sweeping The CountryVerve MGV 4027, MGV 4029-5
26451-6For You, For Me, ForevermoreVerve MGV 4026, MGV 4029-5
26452-6Are Not You Kind Of Glad We Did-
26453-4Isn't It A PityVerve MGV 4027, MGV 4029-5, VE2 2525
26454-6My Real American Folk SongVerve MGV 4025, MGV 4029-5
* Verve MGV 4025, MGVS 6078   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Vol. 2
* Verve MGV 4029-5, MGVS 6082-5   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book
* Verve MGV 4027, MGVS 6080   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Vol. 4
* Verve MGV 4026, MGVS 6079   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book, Vol. 3
* Verve VE2 2525   Ella Fitzgerald - The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book

Kid Ory And Henry Allen

Henry "Red" Allen (trumpet) Kid Ory (trombone, vocals) Bob McCracken (clarinet) Cedric Haywood (piano) Frank Haggerty (guitar) Charles Oden or Morty Corb (bass) Alton Redd (drums, vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, July 19, 1959
26419-1Tishomingo BluesVerve MGV 1018
26420-1(I Wish I Was In) Peoria-
26421-2Sister Kate (Keep Off Katie's Head)-
26422-2Christopher ColumbusVerve MGV 1020
26423-2Some Of These Days-
26424-2In The MoodVerve MGV 1018
26425-1Lazy RiverVerve MGV 1020
26426-3Come Back Sweet Papa-
26427-1San-
26428-1Tuxedo Junction-
26429-1Ain't Misbehavin'Verve MGV 1018
26430-1I Got RhythmVerve MGV 1020
26431-1Honeysuckle RoseVerve MGV 1018
26432-2Blues For Jimmy NooneVerve MGV 1018, MGV 8341
* Verve MGV 1018, MGVS 6076   Henry "Red" Allen Meets Kid Ory
* Verve MGV 1020, MGVS 6121   Red Allen, Kid Ory - We've Got Rhythm
* Verve MGV 8341   Various Artists - Special College Jazz Album (complimentary record)

Louis Bellson And His Orchestra

John Audino, Guido Bassio, Ralph Clark, Fred Thompson (trumpet) Nick DiMaio, Earl Swope (trombone) Juan Tizol (valve trombone) Joe DeAngeli (French horn) Aaron Sachs (clarinet, tenor sax) Herb Geller, Oliver Nelson (alto sax) George Nicholas (tenor sax) George Perry (baritone sax) Jack Arnold (vibes) Ed Diamond (piano) Lawrence Lucie or Tony Rizzi (guitar) Charles Parham (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 20, 1959
26455-4The Hawk TalksVerve MGV 2123
26456-9Don't Be That Way-
26457-3Blast Off-
26458-1Drum FooleryVerve V 10199, MGV 2123
26459-5It's Music TimeVerve MGV 2123
* Verve MGV 2123, MGVS 6093   Louis Bellson - The Brilliant Bellson Sound
* Verve V 10199   Louis Bellson - Drum Foolery / Satin Doll

The Jimmy Giuffre 4

Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet, tenor, baritone sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 3, 1959
26222I've Got Those BluesVerve MGV 8361
26223I'm Old Fashioned-
26224I Hear Red-
26225The Boy Next Door-
26226Stella By Starlight-
26227Problems-
* Verve MGV 8361, MGVS 6130   The Jimmy Giuffre 4 - Ad Lib

The Jimmy Giuffre 3

Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet, tenor, baritone sax) Jim Hall (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, August 6 & 7, 1959
50026-4Ray's TimeVerve MGV 8337
50027-11The Easy Way-
50028-13Time EnoughVerve MGV 8337, MGV 8341
50029-7Come Rain Or Come ShineVerve MGV 8337
50030-1Montage-
50031-1Mack The Knife-
50032-2A Dream-
50033-4Off Center-
50034-1Careful-
* Verve MGV 8337, MGVS 6095   The Jimmy Giuffre 3 - The Easy Way
* Verve MGV 8341   Various Artists - Special College Jazz Album (complimentary record)

Stuff Smith Quartet

Stuff Smith (violin) Paul Smith (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Sid Bulkin (drums) Shirley Horn (vocals)
Washington, DC, August 7, 1959
26471-3'S WonderfulVerve MGV 8339
26472-3A Foggy Dayunissued
26473-5I Loves You, Porgy-
26474-5Somebody Loves MeVerve MGV 8339
26475-1Strike Up The Band-
26476-3Oh, Lady Be Good-
26477-5Fascinating Rhythmunissued
26478-1The Man I LoveVerve MGV 8339
26479-2They Can't Take That Away From Me-
26480-4Love Is Here To Stayunissued
26481-5Nice Work If You Can Get ItVerve MGV 8339
* Verve MGV 8339, MGVS 6097   Stuff Smith - Cat On A Hot Fiddle

Jimmy Giuffre Trio

Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet, tenor, baritone sax) Jim Hall (guitar) Wilfred Middlebrooks (bass)
"Playboy Jazz Festival", Chicago, IL, August 8, 1959
Song Of The WindPlayboy PB 1959
* Playboy PB 1959   The Playboy Jazz All Stars, Vol. 3

Coleman Hawkins Quartet

Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) Ed Higgins (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Walter Perkins (drums)
"Playboy Jazz Festival", Chicago, IL, August 9, 1959
62VK469 | 63VK640Body And SoulPlayboy PB 1959; Verve PR 2-3, V/V6 8568
* Playboy PB 1959   The Playboy Jazz All Stars, Vol. 3
* Verve PR 2-3   Various Artists - Greatest Names In Jazz
* Verve V/V6 8568   The Essential Coleman Hawkins

Louis Bellson And His Orchestra

John Audino, Guido Bassio, Ralph Clark, Fred Thompson (trumpet) Nick DiMaio, Earl Swope (trombone) Juan Tizol (valve trombone) Joe DeAngeli (French horn) Aaron Sachs (clarinet, tenor sax) Herb Geller, Oliver Nelson (alto sax) George Nicholas (tenor sax) George Perry (baritone sax) Jack Arnold (vibes) Ed Diamond (piano) Lawrence Lucie or Tony Rizzi (guitar) Charles Parham (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 10, 1959
26460-2Satin DollVerve V 10199, MGV 2123
26461-4Summer NightVerve MGV 2123
26462-6It Don't Mean A Thing-
26463-2Speak Low-
26464-4(You Are My) Lucky Star-
26465-1So Long Blues-
* Verve MGV 2123, MGVS 6093   Louis Bellson - The Brilliant Bellson Sound
* Verve V 10199   Louis Bellson - Drum Foolery / Satin Doll

Nelson Riddle And His Orchestra

Nelson Riddle And His Orchestra
Los Angeles, CA?, August 20, 1959
26492-10Ambulatory Suite: March Of The Swiss SoldiersVerve V 10194, MGV 4029-5
26493-8Ambulatory Suite: Promenade (Waling The Dog)-
26494-9Ambulatory Suite: Fidgety FeetVerve MGV 4029-5
26495-10Ambulatory Suite: Prelude I-
26496-19Ambulatory Suite: Prelude III-
26497-2Ambulatory Suite: Prelude II-
* Verve MGV 4029-5, MGVS 6082-5   Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book
* Verve V 10194   Nelson Riddle - Ambulatory Suite: March Of The Swiss Soldiers / Ambulatory Suite: Promenade (Waling The Dog)

The Ink Spots

The Ink Spots (vocal quartet) and others
Los Angeles, CA, August 20, 1959
22858-5Nobody Knows But My Babyunissued
22859-4Millions Of PeopleVerve MGV 2124
22860-6Secret LoveVerve V 10198, MGV 2124
22861-6How Long Is A MomentVerve MGV 2124
22862-1Let Me Be Your Love-
22863-8Some Other Spring-
* Verve MGV 2124, MGVS 6096   The Ink Spots Favorites
* Verve V 10198   The Ink Spots - Secret Love / A Little Bird Told Me

Sylvie Mora

Sylvie Mora (vocals) and others
Los Angeles, CA, August 24, 1959
22864-4One More For My Baby (And One More For The Road)Verve V 10197
22865-5SummertimeVerve V 10184
22866-3TabooVerve V 10197
22867-7MisirlouVerve V 10184
22868-1Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joeunissued
22869-6After You've Gone-
* Verve V 10197   Sylvie Mora - One More For My Baby (And One More For The Road) / Taboo
* Verve V 10184   Sylvie Mora - Summertime / Misirlou

The Ink Spots

The Ink Spots (vocal quartet) and others
Los Angeles, CA, August 26, 1959
22870-5The Recordunissued
22871-3It Might As Well Be SpringVerve MGV 2124
22872-4It's Over Because We're Throughunissued
22873-5Goody GoodyVerve MGV 2124
22874-4Lo And Beholdunissued
* Verve MGV 2124, MGVS 6096   The Ink Spots Favorites

The Ink Spots

The Ink Spots (vocal quartet) and others: same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, August 31, 1959
22875-4Why'd You Have Tounissued
22876-2So Soft, So Tender, So True-
22877-3We'll Meet AgainVerve MGV 2124
22878-1You Can't Tell A Book By Its Cover-
22879-5Honey-
22880-8A Little Bird Told MeVerve V 10198, MGV 2124
22881-3Why Is It Youunissued
* Verve MGV 2124, MGVS 6096   The Ink Spots Favorites
* Verve V 10198   The Ink Spots - Secret Love / A Little Bird Told Me

Johnny Twig

Johnny Twig (vocals?) unidentified orchestra (-7/12)
Los Angeles, CA, September 2, 1959
1. 22882-8Sax-O-PhunVerve V 10185, MGV 2127
2. 22883-6Jack And JillVerve MGV 2127
3. 22884-9Gina (Gooch)Verve V 10185, MGV 2127
4. 22885-4ScatterbrainVerve MGV 2127
5. 22886-4Saxema-
6. 22887Saxanella-
7. 22945Lassus Trombone-
8. 22946Doo Whack-A-Doo-
9. 22947Happy Blues-
10. 22948Twig-
11. 22949Ballin' The Jack-
12. 22950Narcissus-
* Verve MGV 2127, MGVS 6129   Johnny Twig - Happy Music
* Verve V 10185   Johnny Twig - Sax-O-Phun / Gina (Gooch)

Mel Levin

Mel Levin (vocals?) and others
Los Angeles, CA, September 3, 1959
22888-8Fight On For OldVerve V 10183
22889-11Three Horned Flink-
* Verve V 10183   Mel Levin - Fight On For Old / Three Horned Flink

Johnny White

Johnny White (vocals?) and others
Los Angeles, CA, September 3, 1959
22890-4Christmas Seal SongVerve V 10187
22891-4Christmas Seal Boogie-
* Verve V 10187   Johnny White - Christmas Seal Song / Christmas Seal Boogie

Ella Fitzgerald With Marty Paich Orchestra

Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Marty Paich (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, September 3, 1959
22892-6Like YoungVerve V 10189, MGV 4036
22893-6Cool BreezeVerve MGV 4036
* Verve MGV 4036, MGVS 6102   Ella Fitzgerald - Get Happy!
* Verve V 10189   Ella Fitzgerald - Like Young / Beat Me Daddy, Eight To The Bar

Ella Fitzgerald With Russ Garcia Orchestra

Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Russ Garcia (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, September 3, 1959
22894-4Beat Me Daddy, Eight To The BarVerve V 10189, MGV 4036
22895-4The Christmas SongVerve V 10186
22896-4The Secret Of Christmas-
* Verve MGV 4036, MGVS 6102   Ella Fitzgerald - Get Happy!
* Verve V 10189   Ella Fitzgerald - Like Young / Beat Me Daddy, Eight To The Bar
* Verve V 10186   Ella Fitzgerald - The Christmas Song / The Secret Of Christmas

Jorge Sevilla Solo

Jorge Sevilla (guitar)
Los Angeles, CA, September 11, 1959
22897Prelude, No. 1Verve MGV 8342
22898Prelude, No. 2-
22899Prelude, No. 3-
22900Nocturne-
22901Etude-
* Verve MGV 8342, MGVS 6103   The Incredible Guitar Of Jorge Sevilla

The Dispoto Sisters

The Dispoto Sisters (vocal group) and others
Los Angeles, CA, September 12, 1959
22902Willy ClausVerve V 10188
22903Whistlin' Walk To Mistletoe-
22904TimberVerve V 10202
22905Let's Have A Party Tonight-
* Verve V 10188   The Dispoto Sisters - Whistlin' Walk To Mistletoe / Willy Claus
* Verve V 10202   The Dispoto Sisters - Let's Have A Party Tonight / Timber

Randy Sparks

Randy Sparks (vocals) and others
Los Angeles, CA?, September 21, 1959
22906-12Dis Trainunissued
22907-8Birmingham TrainVerve V 10191, MGV 2126
22908-6A Girl Like YouVerve V 10191
22909-10Plansunissued
* Verve MGV 2126   Randy Sparks - Walkin' The Low Road
* Verve V 10191   Randy Sparks - Birmingham Train / A Girl Like You

The Hollywood Saxophone Quartet

The Hollywood Saxophone Quartet
circa September 21, 1959???
22910-9Introduction And ScherzoVerve MGV 4037
22911-8Serenade ComiqueVerve V 10201, MGV 4037
22912-2AmusanteVerve MGV 4037
22912-7Sentimentale-
22912-16Animee-
* Verve MGV 4037, MGVS 6111   The Hollywood Saxophone Quartet - French Impressions
* Verve V 10201   The Hollywood Saxophone Quartet - Serenade Comique / La Fille Aux Cheveux De Lin (Maid With The Flaxen Hair)

Jorge Sevilla Solo

Jorge Sevilla (guitar)
Los Angeles, CA?, September 25, 1959
22913Etude In E Flat MinorVerve MGV 8342
22914Waltz Minor-
22915Mazurka-
22916C Sharp Minor Waltz-
22917Prelude-
* Verve MGV 8342, MGVS 6103   The Incredible Guitar Of Jorge Sevilla

George Lewis Band

Andrew "Andy" Anderson (trumpet, vocals) Bob Mielke (trombone) George Lewis (clarinet) Joe Robichaux (piano) Alcide "Slow Drag" Pavageau (bass) Joe Watkins (drums, vocals)
Chicago, IL, October 7, 1959
22918-2Memphis BluesVerve MGV 1019
22919-1There's Yes, Yes In Your Eyes-
22920-2Panama-
22921-1Beale Street Blues-
22922-3Louisiana-
22923-1Salty Dog-
22924-2Second Line-
22925-5Milenberg Joys-
* Verve MGV 1019, MGVS 6113   George Lewis - Blues From The Bayou

Sonny Terry And Brownie McGhee

Sonny Terry (harmonica, vocals) David Lee (piano) Brownie McGhee (guitar, vocals)
London, England, October 7, 1959
Crazy Man BluesColumbia (E) 33SX 1223
Doctor Brownie's Blues-
Fighting A Losing Battle-
Hound Dog Blues-
I Need A Lover-
I Was Born With The Blues-
I'll Put A Spell On You-
Jet Plane Blues-
Rockin' And Whoopin'-
Sonny's Easy Rider-
Taking Harmonica Blues-
Walk On-
* Columbia (E) 33SX 1223; Verve MGV 3008   Sonny Terry And Brownie McGhee - Blues Is My Companion

George Lewis Band

Andrew "Andy" Anderson (trumpet, vocals) Bob Mielke (trombone) George Lewis (clarinet) Joe Robichaux (piano) Alcide "Slow Drag" Pavageau (bass) Joe Watkins (drums, vocals)
Chicago, IL, October 8, 1959
22926-2Oh Mary, Don't You WeepVerve MGV 1021
22927not used
22928-2Doctor JazzVerve MGV 1021
22929-22:19 Blues-
22930-8Bugle Boy March-
22931-2Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall-
22932-1Royal Telephone-
22933-1Chant Of The Tuxedos-
22934-4The Old Spinning Wheel-
* Verve MGV 1021, MGVS 6122   George Lewis - Doctor Jazz

Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 12, 1959
22935-1Oh Dey's So Fresh And Fine (Strawberry Woman)Verve MGV 8340
22936-1It Ain't Necessarily So-
22937-1I Wants To Stay Here (aka I Loves You, Porgy)-
22938-1Summertime-
22939-2Here Comes De Honey Man-
22940-2Bess, You Is My Woman Now-
22941-11Oh Lawd, I'm On My Way-
22942-6I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'-
22943-2Oh Bess, Oh Where's My Bess-
22944-9There's A Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon For New York-
22951-3 | 62VK438?Scarborough Junctionunissued
* Verve MGV 8340, MGVS 6098   Oscar Peterson Plays Porgy And Bess

Stuff Smith Quartet

Stuff Smith (violin) John Eaton (piano) Lewis Packer (bass) Harry Saunders (drums)
October 22, 1959
22952-4What Cha Gonna Do When You Dance Past 42unissued
22953-2Blue ViolinVerve MGV 8339
22954-2Undecided-
22955-2Nice And Warm-
22956-2Take The "A" Train-
* Verve MGV 8339, MGVS 6097   Stuff Smith - Cat On A Hot Fiddle

The Randy Van Horne Singers With Russ Garcia Orchestra

The Randy Van Horne Singers, including Marni Nixon??? (vocal group) unidentified orchestra, Russ Garcia (arranger, conductor)
October 27, 1959
22957-13The BeardsVerve V 10205
22958-4Huckleberry Haunts My Dogunissued
22959-6Get Offa The TelephoneVerve V 10205
22960-5The Dipsy Doodleunissued
* Verve V 10205   The Caltones - The Beards / Get Offa The Telephone

Lee Konitz Tentet

Marky Markowitz, Ernie Royal, Phil Sunkel (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Billy Byers (trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Lee Konitz (alto sax) Bill Evans (piano) Sonny Dallas (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Jimmy Giuffre (arranger, conductor)
NYC, October 29, 1959
22961-7I'm Getting Sentimental Over YouVerve MGV 8362
22962-3You Don't Know What Love Is-
22963-2I Didn't Know About You-
22964-3Everything I've Got Belongs To You-
* Verve MGV 8362, MGVS 6131   Lee Konitz - You And Lee

Lee Konitz Tentet

Marky Markowitz, Ernie Royal, Phil Sunkel (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Billy Byers (trombone) Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Lee Konitz (alto sax) Jim Hall (guitar) Sonny Dallas (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Jimmy Giuffre (arranger, conductor): Jim Hall (guitar) replaces Evans
NYC, October 30, 1959
22965-11Out Of This WorldVerve MGV 8362
22966-6You Are Too Beautiful-
22967-1The More I See You-
22968-5You're Driving Me Crazy-
* Verve MGV 8362, MGVS 6131   Lee Konitz - You And Lee

Gerry Mulligan - Ben Webster Quintet

Ben Webster (tenor sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 3, 1959
22971 | 62VK444In A Mellow Toneunissued
22972What Is This Thing Called Love-
22973 | 62VK461Chelsea BridgeVerve MGV 8343
22974 | 63VK620Go Home-
22975 | 63VK618Who's Got Rhythm-
22976 | 62VK454For Bessieunissued
* Verve MGV 8343, MGVS 6104, V/V6 8534   Gerry Mulligan Meets Ben Webster

Oscar Peterson Trio With Russ Garcia Orchestra

Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums) unidentified orchestra, Russ Garcia (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA?, November 5, 1959
22981-6Con AlmaVerve MGV 8364, 2V6S 8810, V3HB 8842
22982-2Blues For Big ScotiaVerve 2V6S 8810
22982-5-Verve MGV 8364
22983-1The Spirit FeelVerve MGV 8364, 2V6S 8810
22984-7Stockholm Sweetnin'-
22985-6Cubano Chant-
22986-6Little Pea's Blues-
22987-3Close Your EyesVerve MGV 8364, V/V6 8740, 2V6S 8810
22988-4I Lead A Charmed LifeVerve 2V6S 8810
O.P.Verve MGV 8364
* Verve MGV 8364, MGVS 6119   Swinging Brass With The Oscar Peterson Trio
* Verve 2V6S 8810   The Oscar Peterson Collection
* Verve V3HB 8842   Oscar Peterson - Return Engagement
* Verve V/V6 8740   Oscar Peterson - Night Train, Vol. 2

The Hollywood Saxophone Quartet

The Hollywood Saxophone Quartet
Los Angeles, CA, November 5, 1959
22977-16ScherzoVerve MGV 4037
22977-7-unissued
22977-8--
22978-3AndanteVerve MGV 4037
22978-4-unissued
22979-8La Fille Aux Cheveux De Lin (as Maid With The Flaxen Hair)Verve V 10201, MGV 4037
22980-3SoirVerve MGV 4037
* Verve MGV 4037, MGVS 6111   The Hollywood Saxophone Quartet - French Impressions
* Verve V 10201   The Hollywood Saxophone Quartet - Serenade Comique / La Fille Aux Cheveux De Lin (Maid With The Flaxen Hair)

Ben Webster With Oscar Peterson Trio

Ben Webster (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Thigpen (drums)
NYC, November 6, 1959
22989-6SundayVerve MGV 8349, VE2 2536, VSP 24
22990-1When Your Lover Has GoneVerve MGV 8349, VE2 2536
22991-4The Touch Of Your Lips-
22992-3In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning-
22993-1This Can't Be Love-
22994-1Bye Bye Blackbird-
22995-3How Deep Is The Ocean-
* Verve MGV 8349   Ben Webster Meets Oscar Peterson
= Verve MGVS 6114   Ben Webster Meets Oscar Peterson And His Trio
* Verve VE2 2536   Ben Webster - Soulville
* Verve VSP 24   Various Artists - The Jazz Round

The Four Holidays

The Four Holidays (vocal group)
November 10, 1959
22996I've Loved Youunissued
22997Join At The Drive In-
22998Love 'Ya BabyVerve V 10204
22999I Don't Wanna Got To School-
* Verve V 10204   The Four Holidays - Love 'Ya Baby / I Don't Wanna Got To School

Gerry Mulligan - Johnny Hodges Quintet

Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax -1/6,8) Claude Williamson (piano) Buddy Clark (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 17, 1959
1. 50171-2 | 63VK421BunnyVerve MGV 8367
2. 50172-8 | 63VK42518 Carrots For Rabbit-
3. 50173-3 | 63VK426Shady Side-
4. 50174TWAunissued
5. 50175-1 | 63VK424What It's All AboutVerve MGV 8367
6. 50176Untitledunissued
7. 50177-3 | 63VK422What's The RushVerve MGV 8367
8. 50178-4 | 63VK423Back Beat-
* Verve MGV 8367, MGVS 6137, V/V6 8536   Gerry Mulligan Meets Johnny Hodges

The Fraternity Brothers

The Fraternity Brothers (vocal group) and others
Los Angeles, CA?, November 29, 1959
23000-3Moonlight And RosesVerve V 10195
23001-8Darling, Darling (as Dearest Darling)-
23002-4And This Is My Belovedunissued
23003-4Come Closer To Me-
23004-2The Big Hurt-
* Verve V 10195   The Fraternity Brothers - Moonlight And Roses / Darling, Darling (Dearest Darling)

Gerry Mulligan - Ben Webster Quintet

Ben Webster (tenor sax) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 2, 1959
23005-4Fajistaunissued
23006-2 | 63VK619Tell Me WhenVerve MGV 8343
23007-3Blues In B Flatunissued
23007-4--
23008-6 | 63VK616The Cat WalkVerve MGV 8343
23009-2 | 63VK617SundayVerve MGV 8343, VSP 24
23009-3-unissued
* Verve MGV 8343, MGVS 6104, V/V6 8534   Gerry Mulligan Meets Ben Webster
* Verve VSP 24   Various Artists - The Jazz Round

Paul Smith

Paul Smith (piano) and others
Los Angeles, CA?, December 4, 1959
26512My Heart Belongs To DaddyVerve unissued
26513'S Wonderful-
26514The Nearness Of You-

Paul Smith Trio

Paul Smith (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 8 & 9, 1959
26515The Big MenVerve MGV 2130
26516'S Wonderful-
26517Suze Blooze-
26518Tea For Two-
26519Cheek To Cheek-
26520Yesterdays-
26521Theme For Theresa-
26522It Never Entered My Mind-
26523The Big Bad Wolf-
* Verve MGV 2130, MGVS 6135   Paul Smith - The Big Men

Basso-Valdambrini Octet

Oscar Valdambrini (trumpet) Mario Pezzotta (trombone) Attilio Donadio (alto sax) Gianni Basso (tenor sax) Lars Gullin (baritone sax) Renato Sellani (piano) Franco Cerri (bass) Jimmy Pratt (drums)
Milan, Italy, December 10, 1959
23165Fascinating RhythmVerve MGV 20011
23167Fata Morgana-
* Verve MGV 20011, MGVS 6152   Gianni Basso, Oscar Valdambrini - The Basso-Valdambrini Octet - New Sound From Italy

Lee Konitz and others

Lee Konitz (alto sax) and others
NYC, December 12 & 17, 1959
50153BabyVerve unissued
50154This Thing-
50155Late Start-
50156Stretchin' Out, Part 1-
50157Stretchin' Out, Part 2-
50158Nice-
50159Four Pence-
50160That Thing-
50161Time In-

Tal Farlow Septet

Benny Powell (trombone -1/3) Frank Wess (tenor, alto sax, flute -1/3) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone sax) Dick Hyman (piano) Tal Farlow (guitar) Wendell Marshall (bass -1/3,7/10,12) Joe Benjamin (bass -4/6,11) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, December 15 & 16, 1959
1. 26527-10Petticoat HightVerve MGV 8371
2. 26528-6One Step-Two Step-
3. 26529-4For Every Man There's A Woman-
4. 26530-7SaratogaVerve MGV 8370
5. 26531-3Hit The Road To DreamlandVerve MGV 8371
6. 26532-7Lessons In Love-
7. 26533The Man In My LifeVerve MGV 8370
8. 26534-4As Long As I LiveVerve MGV 8371
9. 26535-4Blues In The Night-
10. 26536-10Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea-
11. 26537-1Blue FunkVerve MGV 8370
12. 26538-1Wess Side-
* Verve MGV 8371, MGVS 6144   Tal Farlow Plays The Music Of Harold Arlen
* Verve MGV 8370, MGVS 6143   The Guitar Artistry Of Tal Farlow

Tal Farlow Quartet

Bobby Jaspar (tenor sax) Tal Farlow (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, December 15 & 16, 1959
26539-12A Foggy DayVerve MGV 8370
26540Telefunkyunissued
26541-4Sweet LorraineVerve MGV 8370
26542Telefunky-
* Verve MGV 8370, MGVS 6143   The Guitar Artistry Of Tal Farlow

Earl Humphreys

Earl Humphreys (vocals) and others
Los Angeles, CA, December 16, 17 & 18, 1959
23018-12If I Should Lose YouVerve MGV 2129
23019-18I Hadn't Anyone Till You-
23020-14What's New-
23021-5I Remember You-
23022-10Too Late Now-
23023-8It's Easy To Remember-
23024-5Time After Time-
23025-6Midnight Sun-
23026-7A Handful Of Stars-
23027-10When I Go, I Go All The Way-
23028-9Mam'selle-
23029-5All The Things You Are-
* Verve MGV 2129, MGVS 6136   Earl Humphreys - I Remember You

Basso-Valdambrini Octet

Oscar Valdambrini (trumpet) Mario Pezzotta (trombone) Attilio Donadio (alto sax) Gianni Basso (tenor sax) Lars Gullin (baritone sax) Renato Sellani (piano) Franco Cerri (bass) Jimmy Pratt (drums)
Milan, Italy, December 17, 1959
23168How About YouVerve MGV 20011
23170Peter In April-
* Verve MGV 20011, MGVS 6152   Gianni Basso, Oscar Valdambrini - The Basso-Valdambrini Octet - New Sound From Italy

Sonny Stitt Quartet

Sonny Stitt (alto, tenor sax) Lou Levy (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 21, 1959
26551-3Blue Devil BluesVerve MGV 8374
26552-1Blues Offering-
26553-7Two Had Days BluesVerve MGV 8377
26554-1Blue Smile-
26555-9Blue SundayVerve MGV 8380
* Verve MGV 8374, MGVS 6149   Sonny Stitt Blows The Blues
* Verve MGV 8377, MGVS 6154   Sonny Stitt - Saxophone Supremacy
* Verve MGV 8380, MGVS 6162   Sonny Stitt Swings The Most

Basso-Valdambrini Octet

Oscar Valdambrini (trumpet) Mario Pezzotta (trombone) Glauco Masetti (alto sax) Gianni Basso (tenor sax) Lars Gullin (baritone sax) Renato Sellani (piano) Franco Cerri (bass) Jimmy Pratt (drums)
Milan, Italy, December 21, 1959
23164IndianaVerve MGV 20011
23166Blues Of Gassman-
* Verve MGV 20011, MGVS 6152   Gianni Basso, Oscar Valdambrini - The Basso-Valdambrini Octet - New Sound From Italy

Sonny Stitt Quartet

Sonny Stitt (alto, tenor sax) Lou Levy (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 22, 1959
26556-1Morning After BluesVerve MGV 8374
26557-3Home Free Blues-
26558-3Blue Prelude-
26559-8Frankie And Johnny-
26560-1Birth Of The Blues-
26561-3Hymnal Blues-
* Verve MGV 8374, MGVS 6149   Sonny Stitt Blows The Blues

The Hollywood Saxophone Quartet

The Hollywood Saxophone Quartet
Los Angeles, CA, December 22, 1959
23010-7La Plus Que LenteVerve MGV 4037
23011-2Goguenardise-
23012-9Cantilene-
23013-4Andante Et Scherzettounissued
23014-1--
23015-1Chanson D'autrefoisVerve MGV 4037
23016-4La Veillee De L'ange Gardien-
23017-3Chanson De La Grandmaman-
* Verve MGV 4037, MGVS 6111   The Hollywood Saxophone Quartet - French Impressions

Sonny Stitt Quartet

Sonny Stitt (alto, tenor sax) Lou Levy (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 23, 1959
26562-2The GypsyVerve MGV 8380
26563-1I Cover The WaterfrontVerve MGV 8377
26564-2Lazy Bones-
26565-3It's You Or No One-
26566-2There Is No Greater LoveVerve MGV 8380
26567-3SundayVerve MGV 8377
26568-4JauntyVerve MGV 8380
26569-12All Of MeVerve MGV 8377
26570-8Lonesome RoadVerve MGV 8380
26571-7Just FriendsVerve MGV 8377
* Verve MGV 8380, MGVS 6162   Sonny Stitt Swings The Most
* Verve MGV 8377, MGVS 6154   Sonny Stitt - Saxophone Supremacy

Basso-Valdambrini Octet

Oscar Valdambrini (trumpet) Mario Pezzotta (trombone) Glauco Masetti (alto sax) Gianni Basso (tenor sax) Attilio Donadio (baritone sax) Renato Sellani (piano) Franco Cerri (bass) Jimmy Pratt (drums)
Milan, Italy, December 23, 1959
23169There Will Never Be Another YouVerve MGV 20011
23171How Deep Is The Ocean-
* Verve MGV 20011, MGVS 6152   Gianni Basso, Oscar Valdambrini - The Basso-Valdambrini Octet - New Sound From Italy

Liane

Liane Augustin (vocals) and others
Austria, 1959
26239Show MeVerve MGV 20010
26240Inconnu Mon Amour-
26241Fantastica-
26242Ananas Aus Caracas-
26243Gondoliere-
26244When I Fall In Love-
26245The Day The Rain Came-
26246Around The World-
26247Flieder Wieder Bluht-
26248Dors Mon Amour-
26249Mille Voite-
26250I Could Write-
26251A Lover (Everybody)-
* Verve MGV 20010, MGVS 6127   Liane - With Love From Vienna

Phil Nimmons Band

Erich Taugott (trumpet) Ross Culley (trombone) Phil Nimmons (clarinet) Jerry Toth (alto sax) Roy Smith (tenor sax) Eddie Karam (baritone sax) Vic Gentro (accordion) Rudy Toth (piano) Ed Bickert (guitar) Murray Lauder (bass) Jack McQuade (drums)
Canada?, 1959
26401-3Swing SoftlyVerve MGV 8376
26402-5Just You, Just Me-
26403-2My Old Flame-
26404-1In A Minor Mode-
26405-2Who Walks-
26406-4Open Country-
26407-3Little Poppy-
26408-3Fascinating Rhythm-
26409-1Kicks-
26409-2Blue Lou-
26410-1Kicks-
26411unknown titleunissued
26412--
* Verve MGV 8376, MGVS 6153   Phil Nimmons - Nimmons' N' Nine

Howard Roberts Quintet

Bill Holman (tenor sax) Pete Jolly (piano) Howard Roberts (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, 1959
22739Will You Still Be MineVerve MGV 8305
22740When The Sun Comes OutVerve MGV 8305, VSP 29
22741All The Things You Are-
22742Lover ManVerve MGV 8305, V/V6 8662
22743Relaxin' At CamarilloVerve MGV 8305, VSP 29
22744Godchild-
22745Easy LivingVerve MGV 8305, V/V6 8662
22746Between The Devil And The Deep Blue SeaVerve MGV 8305, VSP 29
22747The More I See You-
22748Terpsichore-
* Verve MGV 8305   Howard Roberts - Good Pickin's
* Verve VSP 29   Howard Roberts - The Movin' Man
* Verve V/V6 8662   Howard Roberts - Velvet Groove

Andre Previn With David Ross And His Orchestra

Andre Previn (piano) David Ross And His Orchestra
Los Angeles, CA, 1959?
63VK604Like YoungVerve V/V6 8565
63VK606Young Man's Lament-
63VK612Young And Tender-
* Verve V/V6 8565   The Essential Andre Previn

Duke Mitchell With Keith Williams Orchestra

Duke Mitchell (vocals) Keith Williams Orchestra
1959?
26211I'll Be With You In Apple BlossomVerve V 10206
26212Tik-A-Tee, Tik-A-Tay-
* Verve V 10206   Duke Mitchell - I'll Be With You In Apple Blossom / Tik-A-Tee, Tik-A-Tay

Shelley Berman

Shelley Berman (spoken word)
1959?
Booking AgentVerve MGV 15007
Father And SonVerve MGV 15007, V/V6 15048
IntroductionVerve MGV 15007
P.T.A.-
* Verve MGV 15007, MGVS 6107   Outside Shelley Berman
= Verve MGV 15008-2   Inside And Outside Shelley Berman
* Verve V/V6 15048   Shelley Berman - Great Moments

Jonathan Winters

Jonathan Winters (comedian)
1959?
Airline PilotsVerve MGV 15009
Gas Station (Super Service Station)Verve MGV 15009, V/V6 15047
Intro-San Francisco-Flying SaucerVerve MGV 15009, V/V6 15052
Marine CorpsVerve MGV 15009, V/V6 15041
Pet Shop (Used Pet Shop)Verve MGV 15009
Rick Randell-
Robin Hood (Hip Robin Hood)Verve MGV 15009, V/V6 15041, V/V6 15047, V/V6 15057
WesternVerve MGV 15009, V/V6 15047
same session
IntroductionVerve MGV 15011
Horror MoviesVerve MGV 15011, V/V6 15057
Amateur ShowVerve MGV 15011
Commercials-
Great White HunterVerve MGV 15011, V/V6 15041, V/V6 15047, V/V6 15057
IntroductionVerve MGV 15011
ScratchyVerve MGV 15011, V/V6 15057
Broadway MusicalVerve MGV 15011, V/V6 15047
InterviewsVerve MGV 15011
Prison SceneVerve MGV 15011, V/V6 15041, V/V6 15047, V/V6 15057
* Verve MGV 15009, MGVS 6099   The Wonderful World Of Jonathan Winters
* Verve V/V6 15047   Jonathan Winters - Great Moments
* Verve V/V6 15052   Jonathan Winters - The Best Of Frickert And Suggins
* Verve V/V6 15041   Jonathan Winters' Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
* Verve V/V6 15057   Jonathan Winters - Movies Are Better Than Ever
* Verve MGV 15011, MGVS 6155   Jonathan Winters - Down To Earth
= Verve MGV 15022-3   Jonathan Winters, Shelley Berman, Mort Sahl - The Wit Of America

Mort Sahl

Mort Sahl (spoken word)
The Hungry I, Los Angeles, CA, 1959?
Part 1Verve MGV 15012
Part 2-
* Verve MGV 15012, MGVS 6159   Mort Sahl At The Hungry I

Shelley Berman

Shelley Berman (spoken word)
1959?
Bertrude SteinVerve MGV 15013
Closing Bit-
Early Caller-
Father And Daughter-
P.T.A.-
* Verve MGV 15013, MGVS 6161   The Edge Of Shelley Berman
= Verve MGV 15022-3   Jonathan Winters, Shelley Berman, Mort Sahl - The Wit Of America

Arthur Prysock

Arthur Prysock (vocals) and others
1959
101680I Worry About YouOld Town 1073, LP 102; Verve V/V6 5011, V6 650-2
* Old Town LP 102   Arthur Prysock - I Worry About You
* Verve V/V6 5011   The Best Of Arthur Prysock
* Verve V6 650-2   Arthur Prysock - 24 Karat Hits
* Old Town 1073   Arthur Prysock - My Faith / I Worry About You

Ernie Heckscher And His Orchestra

Ernie Heckscher And His Orchestra
1959
Mack The KnifeVerve V 10193
* Verve V 10193   Ernie Heckscher - Mack The Knife / Limehouse Blues

Arthur Prysock

Arthur Prysock (vocals) and others
1959
103519The Very Thought Of YouOld Town 1079, LP 102; Verve V/V6 5038
same session
103521For Your LoveOld Town LP 2007; Verve V/V6 5038
103522All Or Nothing At AllOld Town LP 2009; Verve V/V6 5038, V6 650-2
103523HeOld Town LP 2010; Verve V/V6 5038
* Old Town LP 102   Arthur Prysock - I Worry About You
* Verve V/V6 5038   The Best Of Arthur Prysock, Vol. 2
* Old Town LP 2007   Arthur Prysock - Everlasting Songs For Everlasting Lovers
* Old Town LP 2009   A Double Header With Arthur Prysock
* Verve V6 650-2   Arthur Prysock - 24 Karat Hits
* Old Town LP 2010   In A Mood With Arthur Prysock
* Old Town 1079   Arthur Prysock - The Very Thought Of You / If Ever I Should Fall In Love

Randy Sparks

Randy Sparks (vocals) and others
1959
26297-14The DiaryVerve MGV 2126
26298-3Donna-
* Verve MGV 2126   Randy Sparks - Walkin' The Low Road

The Fraternity Brothers

The Fraternity Brothers (vocal group)
1959
26299-2CarinaVerve V 10176, MGV 2116, (Swd) V 2037
26300ProblemsVerve (Swd) V 2037
* Verve MGV 2116   The Fraternity Brothers - Passion Flower
* Verve V 10176   The Fraternity Brothers - Honey Bee / Carina
* Verve (Swd) V 2037   The Fraternity Brothers - Carina / Problems

Andre Previn Band

Andre Previn (piano) Red Mitchell, Whitey Mitchell (bass) and others
Los Angeles, CA, 1959-1960
63VK607Get Those Elephants Outa HereMGM E/SE 3908; Verve V/V6 8565
* MGM E/SE 3908   Andre Previn - The Previn Scene
* Verve V/V6 8565   The Essential Andre Previn

Randy Sparks

Randy Sparks (vocals) and others
circa 1959???
unknown titleVerve V 10196
--
* Verve V 10196   Randy Sparks