Norgran Records Catalog: Ten Inch series

Norgran Ten Inch series (10 inch LP)

MGN 1   Swing With Johnny Hodges

Nelson Williams (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Sonny Greer (drums)
NYC, January 15, 1951
478-3Something To Pad Your Foot To
480-2My Reward
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Joe Marshall (drums)
NYC, January 13, 1952
658-3Wham!
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Red Callender (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 1952
808-5Hodge Podge
809-1Jappa
Emmett Berry (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Ben Webster, Rudy Williams (tenor saxophone) Ted Brannon (piano) Barney Richmond (bass) Al Walker (drums)
NYC, December 11, 1952
952-1Through For The Night
954-7The Sheik Of Araby
955-7Latino
** reissue of Clef MGC 151.

MGN 2   The Dizzy Gillespie-Stan Getz Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, December 9, 1953
1368-7 | 63VK624It Don't Mean A Thing
1369-1It's The Talk Of The Town
1372-3 | 63VK622Exactly Like You
1373-3I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart

MGN 3   Buddy DeFranco Quartet

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Kenny Drew (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, April 15, 1953
1208-9Ferdinando
same personnel
NYC, April 20, 1953
1218-6But Not For Me
1219-4When Your Lover Has Gone
1220-3The Things We Did Last Summer
** reissue of Clef MGC 149.

MGN 4   Al Hibbler Favorites

Emmett Berry, Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Lawrence Brown (trombone) unknown (flute) Johnny Hodges, unknown (alto saxophone) Al Sears (tenor saxophone) unknown (baritone saxophone) Teddy Brannon (piano) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, April 1, 1952
780-2Please
781-3Believe It, Beloved
782-3There Is No Greater Love
783-5It Must Be True
Bobby Johnson, Joe Wilder (trumpet) Dickie Harris, Ted Kelly (trombone) Pete Clark, George Dorsey (alto saxophone) Stafford Simon (tenor saxophone) Rudy Williams (baritone saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Bill Smith (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
NYC, September 30, 1953
1325-1As Time Goes By
1326-2Anne
1327-3You And I
1328-1I'm Getting Sentimental Over You

MGN 5   Lester Young With The Oscar Peterson Trio #2

Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, August 4, 1952
883-2Ad Lib Blues
884-1Just You, Just Me
888-2I Can't Get Started
892-3Almost Like Being In Love

MGN 6   Lester Young With The Oscar Peterson Trio #1

Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums): same session
NYC, August 4, 1952
885-1Tea For Two
886-1Indiana
891-1On The Sunny Side Of The Street
894-1There'll Never Be Another You

MGN 7   The Amazing Artistry Of Louis Bellson

Don Elliott (trumpet, mellophone, vibraphone, bongos) Ralph Martin (piano) Joe Puma (guitar) Bob Peterson (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
NYC, February, 1954
1513-4Fascinatin' Rhythm
1514-1Copasetic
1515-1Percussionistically Speaking
1516-2All God's Chillun Got Rhythm
1518-2A Pearl For Louie

MGN 8   The Charlie Ventura Quartet

Charlie Ventura (alto,tenor,baritone saxophone) Gene Kutch (piano) Ace Tesone (bass) Chick Kenny (drums)
NYC, December 22, 1952
1106-4Ain't Misbehavin'
1107-2Blue Prelude
1108-3Girl Of My Dreams
1109-1Limehouse Blues
Charlie Ventura (alto,tenor,baritone saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Bob Carter (bass) Jo Jones (drums)
NYC, January 5, 1953
1114-6Blues For Two
1115-3Somebody Loves Me
1116-10Crazy Rhythm
1117-1All The Things You Are

MGN 9   Chico O'Farrill - The Second Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite

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 saxophone) Flip Phillips, Eddie Wasserman (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Luis Miranda (congas) Candido, Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Chico O'Farrill (arranger, conductor)
NYC, January 21, 1951
468-2The Second Afro Cuban Jazz Suite: Part 1: Introductory
469-3The Second Afro Cuban Jazz Suite: Part 2: Pregon
469a-2The Second Afro Cuban Jazz Suite: Part 3: 6/8
470-3The Second Afro Cuban Jazz Suite: Part 4: Jazz
471-6The Second Afro Cuban Jazz Suite: Part 5: Concion Antigua
472-4The Second Afro Cuban Jazz Suite: Part 6: Rhumba Finale
473-4Havana Special
474-5Fiesta Time
add Bobby Escoto (vocals)
NYC, November 24, 1951
641-1Havana Special

MGN 10   Benny Carter - The Urbane Mr. Carter

Joseph Eger, John Graas, Gale Robinson (horn) Benny Carter (alto saxophone, arranger) Benjamin Barrett (concertmaster) Sam Cytron, John DeVoogdt, Henry Hill, George Kast, Jack Shulman, Cyril Towbin (violin) Lou Kievman, Abraham Weiss (viola) Armand Kaproff, Ray Kramer (cello) Gerald Wiggins (piano) Jack Marshall (guitar) Red Callender (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Joe Glover (arranger, conductor)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, December 31, 1953
1482-5I'll Be Around
1483-1Beautiful Love
1484-2Blue Star
1485-4Flamingo
Hoyt Bohannon, Joe Howard, Pullman Pederson (trombone) Juan Tizol (valve trombone) Benny Carter (alto saxophone, arranger) Benjamin Barrett (concertmaster) Sam Albert, Sam Cytron, Henry Hill, Anatol Kaminsky, George Kast, Jack Shulman (violin) Joe DiFiore, Lou Kievman (viola) Armand Kaproff, Ray Kramer (cello) Gerald Wiggins (piano) Jack Marshall (guitar) Red Callender (bass) Jackie Mills (drums) Joe Glover (arranger, conductor)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, January 4, 1954
1490-2With A Song In My Heart
1491-3Can't We Be Friends
1492-5Symphony
1493-3I'm Sorry

MGN 11   Bernard Peiffer Et Son Trio

Bernard Peiffer (piano)
Paris, France, March 12, 1952
14737Caravan
14738Jalousie
Bernard Peiffer (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Jean-Louis Viale (drums)
Paris, France, March 31, 1952
15020Hit That Jive Jack
Bernard Peiffer (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Bill Clark (drums)
Paris, France, April 4, 1952
15171Sometimes I'm Happy
Bernard Peiffer (piano) Pierre Michelot (bass) Jean-Louis Viale (drums)
Paris, France, May 23, 1952
17390On The Champs-Elysees
17391Jingle Bells
17393Liza
17394Almost Like Being In Love

MGN 12   Don Byas Et Ses Rythmes

Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Art Simmons (piano) Jean-Jacques Tilche (guitar) Roger Grasset (bass) Claude Marty (drums)
Paris, France, July 4, 1950
9228Talk Of The Town
9230A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody
Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Art Simmons (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Bill Clark (drums)
Paris, France, April 10, 1952
14992Somebody Loves Me
14993I Cover The Waterfront
14995Old Folks
14996Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
14997Riviera Blues
15000Laura

MGN 13   Slim Gaillard And His Musical Aggregation

Buddy Tate (tenor saxophone) Maceo Williams (piano) Slim Gaillard (guitar, vocals) Clyde Lombardi (bass) Charlie Smith (drums)
NYC, May 25, 1951
555-2Yo Yo Yo
add unknown (trumpet) Bennie Green (trombone) unknown (alto saxophone)
NYC, August, 1951
587-2Chicken Rhythm
Slim Gaillard (guitar, vocals) and others
NYC, July, 1952
849-6Make It Do
850-14You Goofed
851-1I Can't Give You Anything But Love
852-2This Is My Song
unknown (tenor saxophone) unknown (piano) Slim Gaillard (guitar, vocals) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) unidentified brass
NYC, December, 1953
1486-7I'm In The Mood For Love
1488Go Man Go

MGN 14   Louis Bellson - The Exciting Mr. Bellson And His Big Band

Harry Edison, Maynard Ferguson, Conrad Gozzo, Ray Linn (trumpet) Hoyt Bohannon, Herb Harper, Tommy Pederson (trombone) Benny Carter, Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Wardell Gray, Bumps Myers (tenor saxophone) Bob Lawson (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July, 1953
1250-3Caxton Hall Swing
1251-1For Europeans Only
1252-4Phalanges
1253-3Skin Deep
Don Elliott (trumpet, mellophone, vibraphone, bongos) Ralph Martin (piano) Joe Puma (guitar) Bob Peterson (bass) Louis Bellson (drums)
NYC, February, 1954
1517-2Loris

MGN 15   Al Hibbler Sings Duke Ellington

Bob Johnson, Taft Jordan, Bill Scott (trumpet) Ted Kelly, George Matthews (trombone) George Dorsey, Hilton Jefferson (alto saxophone) Pizza Simon (tenor saxophone) Haywood Henry (baritone saxophone) Leroy Lovett (piano) Lloyd Trotman (bass) Billy Smith (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals)
NYC, February 11, 1954
1519-4Don't You Know I Care
1520-7I'm Just A Lucky So And So
1521-12Every Hour On The Hour
1522-6I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
same personnel
NYC, February 19, 1954
1523-2Flamingo
1524-1In My Solitude
1525-4My Little Brown Book
1526-8It Shouldn't Happen To A Dream

MGN 16   Pretty Moods By Buddy DeFranco

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Sonny Clark (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Bobby White (drums)
NYC, April 7, 1954
1538-1If I Should Lose You
1539-1Lover Man
1540-2Tenderly
1541-2Deep Purple
1543-1Yesterdays
** also issued on Universal (J) UCCV 9046.

MGN 17   no information

MGN 18   More Of The Dizzy Gillespie-Stan Getz Sextet #2

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, December 9, 1953
1367-4Girl Of My Dreams
1370-1Siboney, Part 1
1371-2Siboney, Part 2
1374-1Impromptu
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, May 25, 1954
1718-1One Alone

MGN 19   The Tal Farlow Album

Tal Farlow, Barry Galbraith (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Joe Morello (drums)
NYC, June 2, 1954
1730-3If There Is Someone Lovelier Than You
1731-4With The Wind And The Rain In Your Hair
1732-3My Old Flame
1733-9Gibson Boy
1734-5You And The Night And The Music
1735-13Love Nest
1736-2Blues In The Closet
1737-9Everything I've Got
** also issued on Universal (J) UCCV 9049.

MGN 20   An Evening With Charlie Ventura With Mary Ann McCall

Charlie Ventura (tenor,alto,baritone,bass saxophone) Dave McKenna (piano) Bob Carter (bass) Sonny Igoe (drums) Mary Ann McCall (vocals -5/7)
Los Angeles, CA, June 7, 1954
1. 1749-4Charley's Parley
2. 1749-5-
3. 1749-7-
4. 1750-2Get Happy
5. 1751-5Careless Love
6. 1752-3Please Be Kind
7. 1753-2Detour Ahead
8. 1754-1Basin Street Blues
9. 1755-1Sam And Don

MGN 21   The Formidable Benny Carter

Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) unidentified horns and strings, Joe Glover (arranger, conductor)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September 18, 1952
871-7Isn't It Romantic
872-4Some Other Spring
873-1These Things You Left Me
omit unidentified horns and strings, Glover
874-5Gone With The Wind
add unidentified horns and strings, Joe Glover (arranger, conductor)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, September 19, 1952
878-5'Round Midnight
879-3Alone Together
880-4Bewitched
881-6Cocktails For Two
882-7Key Largo

MGN 22   Toshiko Akiyoshi - Toshiko's Piano

Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
Radio Tokyo Studio 2, Tokyo, Japan, November 13 & 14, 1953
Toshiko's Blues
What Is This Thing Called Love
I Want To Be Happy
Gone With The Wind
Squatty Roo
Solidado
Shadrack
Laura
** also issued on Universal (J) UCCV 9050.

MGN 23   The Artistry Of Bud Powell

Bud Powell (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, June 2, 1954
1726-2Moonlight In Vermont
1727-1Spring Is Here
1728-1Buttercup
1729-3Fantasy In Blue
same personnel
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, June 4, 1954
1760-1 | 62VK235It Never Entered My Mind
1761-3A Foggy Day
1762-1Time Was
1763-1My Funny Valentine

MGN 24   The Workshop Of The George Wallington Trio

George Wallington (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
NYC, June 10, 1954
1764-1Before Dawn
1765Night In Tunisia
1766-3If I Love Again
1767-2Your Laughter
1768-2Thoroughbread
1769-1Without Reservation
1770-1Morning Dew
1771-7Busman's Holiday

MGN 25   The Six

Johnny Glasel (trumpet) Porky Cohen (trombone) Bob Wilber (clarinet) Tommy Goodman (piano) Bob Peterson (bass) Eddie Phyfe (drums)
NYC, April, 1954
Take Six
Porky's Blues (In A Blue Funk)
St. James Infirmary
A Foggy Day
Little Girl Blue
Riverboat Shuffle
Music To Sin By
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea
** also issued on Columbia (E) 33C 9028.

MGN 26   The Swinging Buddy Rich

Harry Edison (trumpet) Milt Bernhardt (trombone) Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Georgie Auld (tenor saxophone) Bob Lawson (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) John Simmons (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 21, 1953
1266-2Let's Fall In Love
1267-3Me And My Jaguar
1268-7Just Blues
Harry Edison (trumpet) Milt Bernhardt (trombone) Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Tom Brown (tenor saxophone) Bob Poland (baritone saxophone) Gerald Wiggins (piano) Joe Comfort (bass) Buddy Rich (drums, vocals) Jack Costanzo (bongos)
Los Angeles, CA, August 27, 1954
1904-4Sweets' Opus No. 1
1906-6Strike It Rich
1907-3Sportin' Life (Sweetie Pie)

MGN 27   Chico O'Farrill - Mambo Dance Session

unidentified orchestra, Chico O'Farrill (leader)
Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1954
1582-1No Te Importe Saber
1583-1Vaya Con Dios
1584-6Pianarabatibiri
1585-4L.A. Mambo
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, April 23, 1954
1613-5Quiereme Mucho
1614-2More Mambo
1615-7Mambo For Bunto
1616-2Botellero

MGN 28   Chico O'Farrill - Latino Dance Session

unidentified orchestra, Chico O'Farrill (leader): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, April 16, 1954
1574-3Lamento
1575-5You Stepped Out Of A Dream
1576-8Cachita
1577-1Rumbonsito
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, April 21, 1954
1578-2Te Quiero Dijiste
1579-5Siboney
1580-6Angels Flight
1581-3Tres Palabras

MGN 29   The Ideation Of Kenny Drew

Kenny Drew (piano) Gene Wright (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 2, 1954
1924-1Four Or Five
1925-1Polka Dots And Moonbeams
1926-1Low Flame
1927-252nd Street Theme
1928-1Chartreuse
1929-1Kenny's Blues
** also issued on Universal (J) UCCV 9114.

MGN 30   Songs By Anita O'Day

Arnold Ross (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Monty Budwig (bass) Jackie Mills (drums) Anita O'Day (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, April 15, 1954
1570-3The Gypsy In My Soul
1571-10Just One Of Those Things
1572-3The Man I Love
1573-1Frankie And Johnny
Bud Lavine (piano) Monty Budwig (bass) John Poole (drums) Anita O'Day (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, June 28, 1954
1850-3Anita's Blues
1851-5I Cover The Waterfront
1852-3I Didn't Know What Time It Was
1853-3Let's Fall In Love

MGN 31   Chico O'Farrill

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 saxophone) Flip Phillips, Eddie Wasserman (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Luis Miranda (congas) Candido, Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Chico O'Farrill (arranger, conductor)
NYC, September 7, 1951
621-2Tierra Va Trembla
622-2Vamos Pa La Rumba
623-2Mambo Karule
624-3Frizilandia
add Bobby Escoto (vocals)
NYC, November 24, 1951
636-5Peanut Vendor
638-4Malaguena
640-3Castaglia
642-5Carioca

MGN 32   Jack Costanzo - Afro-Cubano Jazz

Rolf Ericson (trumpet -2,3) John Anderson (trumpet -4/6) Herbie Steward (alto saxophone -2/6) Bill Holman (tenor saxophone -2,3) Tom Brown (tenor saxophone -4/6) Gerald Wiggins (piano -2/6) Joe Comfort (bass -2,3) Jack Coughman (bass -4/6) Lawrence Marable (drums -2,3) Albert Bartee (drums -4,5) Jackie Mills (drums -6) Jack Costanzo (bongos)
Los Angeles, CA, December 17, 1954
1. 2142Mambo Costanzo
2. 2144Bottlabud
3. 2145Satin Doll
4. 2146Yukon Mambo
5. 2147Maggie
6. 2148The G And J Blues