Norgran Records Catalog: 78 rpm 100 series

Norgran 100 series (10 inch 78 rpm)

Norgran 100   Al Hibbler, Leroy Lovett - Anne / You And I

Bobby Johnson, Joe Wilder (trumpet) Dickie Harris, Ted Kelly (trombone) Pete Clark, George Dorsey (alto sax) Stafford Simon (tenor sax) Rudy Williams (baritone sax) Leroy Lovett (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Bill Smith (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
NYC, September 30, 1953
1326-2Anne
1327-3You And I

Norgran 101   Johnny Hodges - Good Queen Bess / The Jeep Is Jumping

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Al Sears (tenor sax) Leroy Lovett (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Sonny Greer (drums)
NYC, February 28, 1951
511-1Good Queen Bess
514The Jeep Is Jumping (alternate take)

Norgran 102   Lester Young - Tenderly / New D.B. Blues

Jesse Drakes (trumpet) Lester Young (tenor sax) Gildo Mahones (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, December 11, 1953
1398-3Tenderly
1399-2New D.B. Blues

Norgran 103   Ben Webster - That's All / Jive At Six

Harry Edison (trumpet) Benny Carter (alto sax) Ben Webster (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 8, 1953
1362-2That's All
1365-1Jive At Six

Norgran 104   Charlie Ventura - Jersey Bounce / Deep Purple

Charlie Ventura (alto, tenor, baritone sax) Gene Kutch (piano) Ace Tesone (bass) Chick Kenny (drums)
NYC, December 22, 1952
1104-9Jersey Bounce
1105-3Deep Purple

Norgran 105   Al Hibbler, Leroy Lovett - I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart / Flamingo

Bob Johnson, Taft Jordan, Bill Scott (trumpet) Ted Kelly, George Matthews (trombone) George Dorsey, Hilton Jefferson (alto sax) Pizza Simon (tenor sax) Haywood Henry (baritone sax) Leroy Lovett (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Billy Smith (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
NYC, February 11, 1954
1522-6I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
same personnel
NYC, February 19, 1954
1523-2Flamingo

Norgran 106   Stan Getz - The Nearness Of You / Pot Luck

Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone) Stan Getz (tenor sax) John Williams (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Frank Isola (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 22, 1953
1278-2The Nearness Of You
1279-3Pot Luck

Norgran 107   Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz - It's The Talk Of The Town

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Stan Getz (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, December 9, 1953
1369-1It's The Talk Of The Town

Norgran 108   Louis Bellson - For Europeans Only / Loris

Harry Edison, Maynard Ferguson, Conrad Gozzo, Ray Linn (trumpet) Hoyt Bohannon, Herb Harper, Tommy Pederson (trombone) Benny Carter, Willie Smith (alto sax) Wardell Gray, Bumps Myers (tenor sax) Bob Lawson (baritone sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July, 1953
1251-1For Europeans Only
Don Elliott (trumpet, mellophone, vibes, bongos) Ralph Martin (piano) Joe Puma (guitar) Bob Peterson (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
NYC, February, 1954
1517-2Loris

Norgran 109   no information

Norgran 110   no information

Norgran 111   Benny Carter - Gone With The Wind / I've Got The World On A String

Benny Carter (alto sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September 18, 1952
874-5Gone With The Wind
877-3I've Got The World On A String

Norgran 112   Lester Young - Willow Weep For Me / Jumpin' At The Woodside

Jesse Drakes (trumpet) Lester Young (tenor sax) Gildo Mahones (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, December 11, 1953
1395-2Willow Weep For Me
1400-2Jumpin' At The Woodside

Norgran 113   Johnny Hodges - Easy Going Home / Indiana

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Arthur Clarke (tenor sax) Leroy Lovett (piano) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, September 17, 1953
1316-4Easy Going Home
1317-1Indiana

Norgran 114   Al Hibbler, Leroy Lovett - I'm Just A Lucky So And So / My Little Brown Book

Bob Johnson, Taft Jordan, Bill Scott (trumpet) Ted Kelly, George Matthews (trombone) George Dorsey, Hilton Jefferson (alto sax) Pizza Simon (tenor sax) Haywood Henry (baritone sax) Leroy Lovett (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Billy Smith (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
NYC, February 11, 1954
1520-7I'm Just A Lucky So And So
same personnel
NYC, February 19, 1954
1525-4My Little Brown Book

Norgran 115   Ben Webster - Pennies From Heaven / Tenderly

Harry Edison (trumpet) Benny Carter (alto sax) Ben Webster (tenor sax) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 8, 1953
1363-2Pennies From Heaven
1364-3Tenderly

Norgran 116   Dizzy Gillespie - Hey Pete / One Alone

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, May 25, 1954
1717-2Hey Pete
1718-1One Alone

Norgran 117   no information

Norgran 118   Charlie Ventura - Lover / Blue Prelude

Charlie Ventura (tenor, baritone, bass sax) Ralph Burns (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) Louis "Chick" Kenny (drums) Betty Bennett, The Blentones (vocals)
NYC, August 6, 1951
591-4Lover
Charlie Ventura (alto, tenor, baritone sax) Gene Kutch (piano) Ace Tesone (bass) Chick Kenny (drums)
NYC, December 22, 1952
1107-2Blue Prelude

Norgran 119   Stan Getz - I Hadn't Anyone Till You / Down By The Sycamore Tree

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Bob Whitlock (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 23, 1954
1496-6I Hadn't Anyone Till You
1497-3Down By The Sycamore Tree

Norgran 120   Benny Carter - Bewitched / Cocktails For Two

Benny Carter (alto sax) 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
880-4Bewitched
881-6Cocktails For Two

Norgran 121   Lester Young - Can't We Be Friends / Oh, Lady Be Good

Jesse Drakes (trumpet) Lester Young (tenor sax) Gildo Mahones (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, December 11, 1953
1397-1Can't We Be Friends
1402-1Oh, Lady Be Good

Norgran 122   Johnny Hodges - Burgundy Walk, Part 1 & 2

Harold Baker (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) John Coltrane (tenor sax) Call Cobbs (piano) John Williams (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July 2, 1954
1860-1Burgundy Walk

Norgran 123   Tank Butterball - Streets Boogie / Booker T. Blues

Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, circa December, 1952
949-5Streets Boogie
950-1Booker T. Blues

Norgran 124   Johnny Hodges - Sweet As Bear Meat / Skokiaan

Harold Baker (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) John Coltrane (tenor sax) Call Cobbs (piano) John Williams (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July 2, 1954
1862-1Sweet As Bear Meat
Harold Baker (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor sax) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Harry Carney (baritone sax) Call Cobbs (piano) John Williams (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 5, 1954
1867-2Skokiaan

Norgran 125   Buddy DeFranco - Autumn Leaves / Titoro

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Sonny Clark (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Bobby White (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 9, 1954
1872-1Autumn Leaves
1873-4Titoro (short version)

Norgran 126   Buddy Rich - Piano, Bongos, Bass And Drums / Sportin' Life (Sweetie Pie)

Harry Edison (trumpet) Milt Bernhardt (trombone) Willie Smith (alto sax) Tom Brown (tenor sax) Bob Poland (baritone sax) Gerald Wiggins (piano) Joe Comfort (bass) Buddy Rich (drums, vocals) Jack Costanzo (bongos)
Los Angeles, CA, August 27, 1954
1905-1Piano, Bongos, Bass And Drums
1907-3Sportin' Life (as Sweetie Pie)

Norgran 127   Chico O'Farrill - Castaglia / Havana Special

Mario Bauza, Doug Mettome, Jimmy Nottingham, Al Stewart, Nick Travis (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Vern Friley, Fred Zito (trombone) George Berg, Lenny Hambro, Ben Harrod (alto sax) Flip Phillips, Eddie Wasserman (tenor sax) Danny Bank (baritone sax) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Luis Miranda (congas) Candido, Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Bobby Escoto (vocals) Chico O'Farrill (arranger, conductor)
NYC, November 24, 1951
640-3Castaglia
641-1Havana Special

Norgran 128   Stan Getz - Body And Soul / You Turned The Tables On Me

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Duke Jordan (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Bill Crow (bass) Frank Isola (drums)
NYC, December 12, 1952
961-2Body And Soul
963-6You Turned The Tables On Me

Norgran 129   Johnny Hodges - I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart / Don't Get Around Much Anymore

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Ben Webster (tenor sax) Leroy Lovett (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Osie Johnson (drums)
NYC, April 9, 1954
1546-2I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
1547-4Don't Get Around Much Anymore

Norgran 130   Lester Young - Count Every Star / It All Depends On You

Lester Young (tenor sax) John Lewis (piano) Joe Shulman (bass) Bill Clark (drums)
NYC, July, 1950
431-2Count Every Star
432-1It All Depends On You

Norgran 131   Johnny Hodges - On The Sunny Side Of The Street / All Of Me

Harold Baker (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) John Coltrane (tenor sax) Call Cobbs (piano) John Williams (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July 2, 1954
1861-1On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Harold Baker (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Harry Carney (baritone sax) Call Cobbs (piano) John Williams (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 5, 1954
1866-1All Of Me

Norgran 132   Jack Costanzo - Mambo Costanzo / Mister Bongo

Jack Costanzo (bongos)
Los Angeles, CA, December 17, 1954
2142Mambo Costanzo
2143Mister Bongo

Norgran 133   Lester Young - Another Mambo / I'm In The Mood For Love

Jesse Drakes (trumpet) Lester Young (tenor sax) Gildo Mahones (piano) John Ore (bass) Connie Kay (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, December 10, 1954
2107-1Another Mambo
2113-1I'm In The Mood For Love

Norgran 134   Stan Getz - Stella By Starlight / Time On My Hands

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Duke Jordan (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Bill Crow (bass) Frank Isola (drums)
NYC, December 12, 1952
956-3Stella By Starlight
957-3Time On My Hands

Norgran 135   Dizzy Gillespie - Blue Mood / Rails

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, June 8, 1954
1756-2Blue Mood
1757-2Rails

Norgran 136   Buddy DeFranco - I Got Rhythm / They Can't Take That Away From Me

Harry Betts, Nick DiMaio, Murray McEachern, Dick Noel, Tommy Pederson (trombone) Dick DeRisi (French horn) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Marty Berman, Jack Dumont, Herman Glunker, Jules Jacobs (woodwinds) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Bobby White (drums) unidentified strings, Russ Garcia (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, December 7, 1954
2104-4I Got Rhythm
2105-1They Can't Take That Away From Me

Norgran 137   Johnny Hodges - Perdido

Harold Baker (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Arthur Clarke (tenor sax) Leroy Lovett, John Williams (piano) Louis Bellson (drums)
NYC, January 7, 1955
2153-1Perdido

Norgran 138   Lester Young - Lester Swings / Slow Motion Blues

Lester Young (tenor sax) John Lewis (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, March 8, 1951
533-1 | 62VK439Lester Swings
534-1Slow Motion Blues

Norgran 139   Stan Getz - Nobody Else But Me / With The Wind And The Rain In Your Hair

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Bob Whitlock (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 23, 1954
1494-5Nobody Else But Me
1495-1With The Wind And The Rain In Your Hair

Norgran 140   Dizzy Gillespie - Devil And The Fish / Rhumbola

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone -1) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, June 8, 1954
1. 1758-6Devil And The Flesh (as Devil And The Fish)
2. 1759-2Rhumbola

Norgran 141   Stan Getz - Hymn Of The Orient / These Foolish Things

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Duke Jordan (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Bill Crow (bass) Frank Isola (drums)
NYC, December 29, 1952
1112-6Hymn Of The Orient
1113-1These Foolish Things

Norgran 142   Johnny Hodges - Squatty Roo

Harold Baker (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Arthur Clarke (tenor sax) Leroy Lovett, John Williams (piano) Louis Bellson (drums)
NYC, January 7, 1955
2152-2Squatty Roo

Norgran 143   Johnny Hodges - This Love Of Mine / Al Hibbler - Every Hour On The Hour

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Ben Webster (tenor sax) Leroy Lovett (piano) Red Callender (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 1952
807-5This Love Of Mine
Bob Johnson, Taft Jordan, Bill Scott (trumpet) Ted Kelly, George Matthews (trombone) George Dorsey, Hilton Jefferson (alto sax) Pizza Simon (tenor sax) Haywood Henry (baritone sax) Leroy Lovett (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Billy Smith (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
NYC, February 11, 1954
1521-12Every Hour On The Hour

Norgran 144   Buddy Rich - Everything Happens To Me / Sure Thing

Lee Castle (trumpet) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Louis Bellson (drums) Buddy Rich (vocals) unidentified strings, Howard Gibeling (director)
NYC, January 26, 1955
2220-6Everything Happens To Me
2222-9Sure Thing

Norgran 145   Johnny Hodges - Used To Be Duke, Part 1 & 2

Harold Baker (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor sax) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) John Coltrane (tenor sax) Harry Carney (baritone sax) Call Cobbs (piano) John Williams (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 5, 1954
1865-4Used To Be Duke

Norgran 146   Stan Getz - Thanks For The Memory / How Deep Is The Ocean

Stan Getz (tenor sax) Duke Jordan (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Bill Crow (bass) Frank Isola (drums)
NYC, December 29, 1952
1110-7Thanks For The Memory
1111-3How Deep Is The Ocean

Norgran 147   Dizzy Gillespie - Silhouette / Can You Recall

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) John Barrows, Jim Buffington, Jim Chambers, Fred Klein (French horn) Danny Bank (baritone sax) George Berg, Jack Greenberg, Tom Parshley (woodwinds) Wynton Kelly (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Jimmy Crawford (drums) 9 strings, Johnny Richards (arranger, conductor)
NYC, September 16, 1954
1985Silhouette
1986-8Can You Recall

Norgran 148   Buddy Rich - Sweets' Opus No. 1 / All Sweets

Harry Edison (trumpet) Milt Bernhardt (trombone) Willie Smith (alto sax) Tom Brown (tenor sax) Bob Poland (baritone sax) Gerald Wiggins (piano) Joe Comfort (bass) Buddy Rich (drums, vocals) Jack Costanzo (bongos)
Los Angeles, CA, August 27, 1954
1904-4Sweets' Opus No. 1
Harry Edison (trumpet) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 1, 1955
2483-2All Sweets

Norgran 149   Johnny Hodges - I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter / Night Walk

Ray Nance (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor sax) Johnny Hodges (alto sax) Harry Carney (baritone sax) Billy Strayhorn (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Sam Woodyard (drums)
NYC, January 11, 1956
2639I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter
Cat Anderson, Willie Cook, Ray Nance, Clark Terry (trumpet) Quentin Jackson, John Sanders, Britt Woodman (trombone) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor sax) Johnny Hodges, Russell Procope (alto sax) Paul Gonsalves (tenor sax) Harry Carney (baritone sax) Billy Strayhorn (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Sam Woodyard (drums)
NYC, January 12, 1956
2643-3Night Walk

Norgran 150   Lionel Hampton - The High And The Mighty / September Song

Lionel Hampton (vibes) Oscar Peterson (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, September 13, 1954
1948-1The High And The Mighty
Harry Edison (trumpet) Lionel Hampton (vibes, vocals) Art Tatum (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Callender (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 7, 1955
2493-3September Song (short version)

Norgran 151   Dizzy Gillespie - Seems Like You Just Don't Care / Play Me The Blues

Dizzy Gillespie, Taft Jordan, Ermit V. Perry, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland, Matthew Gee, Jimmy Wilkins (trombone) Gigi Gryce, Hilton Jefferson (alto sax) Budd Johnson, Ernie Wilkins (tenor sax) Sahib Shihab (baritone sax) Wade Legge (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Herb Lance (vocals)
NYC, September 12, 1955
2514-1Seems Like You Just Don't Care
Harry Edison, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Melba Liston (trombone) Willie Smith (alto sax) Curtis Amy, Ed Beel (tenor sax) Clyde Dunn (baritone sax) Carl Perkins (piano) George Bledsoe (bass) Al Bartee (drums) Toni Harper (vocals)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 8, 1955
2552-3Play Me The Blues

Norgran 152   Dizzy Gillespie - I Can't Get Started / Groovin' For Nat

Joe Gordon, Quincy Jones, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Rod Levitt, Melba Liston, Frank Rehak (trombone) Jimmy Powell, Phil Woods (alto sax) Billy Mitchell, Ernie Wilkins (tenor sax) Marty Flax (baritone sax) Walter Davis Jr. (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, May 18 & 19, 1956
2835-1I Can't Get Started
same personnel
NYC, June 6, 1956
2842-2Groovin' For Nat

Norgran 153   Buddy Rich - Blue And Sentimental / Down For Double

Pete Candoli, Harry Edison, Conrad Gozzo (trumpet) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone, tenor sax) Buddy Collette (flute, baritone sax) Bob Cooper (tenor sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Bill Pitman (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1956
2937-4Blue And Sentimental (short version)
2938-5Down For Double (short version)

Norgran 154   Dizzy Gillespie - Doodlin' / Dizzy's Blues

Joe Gordon, Quincy Jones, Ermit V. Perry, Carl Warwick (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Rod Levitt, Melba Liston, Frank Rehak (trombone) Jimmy Powell, Phil Woods (alto sax) Billy Mitchell, Ernie Wilkins (tenor sax) Marty Flax (baritone sax) Walter Davis Jr. (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
NYC, May 18 & 19, 1956
2837-1 | 62VK237Doodlin'
same personnel
NYC, June 6, 1956
2844-1Dizzy's Blues